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Brownlow and his paper.

--We published in the Dispatch yesterday the announcement of the suspension of Brownlow's Whig. The following has since come under our observation:

‘ "This issue of the Whig must necessarily be the last for some time to come — I am unable to say how long. The Confederate authorities have determined upon my arrest, and I am to be indicted before the Grand Jury of the Confederate Court, which commenced its session in Nashville on Monday last."

’ He says he could go free by taking the oath of allegiance, or by giving bond for his good behavior. But he vows that he will do neither. He says:

‘ "In default of both, I expect to go to jail, and I am ready to start upon one moment's warning. Not only so, but there I am prepared to lie in solitary confinement, until I waste away because of imprisonment, or die from old age. Stimulated by a consciousness of innocent uprightness, I will submit to imprisonment for life, or die at the end of a rope, before I will make any humiliating concessions to any power on earth !"

’ The reasons for this anticipated procedure against himself, Brownlow explains thus:

‘ "I have committed grave, and, I really fear, unpardonable offences. I have refused to make war upon the Government of the United States; I have refused to publish to the world false and exaggerated accounts of the several engagements had between the contending armies; I have refused to write out and publish false versions of the origin of this war, and of the breaking up of the best Government the world ever know — and all this I will continue to do, if it cost me my life. Nay, when I agree to do such things, may a righteous God palsy my right arm, and may the earth open and close upon me forever !"

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