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THE LATE CONFESSION OF FOISONINO.!

RIOT BETWEEN WHITES AND j…

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[BY ATLANIlC CABLE.] RIOT BETWEEN WHITES AND NEGROES. NEW YORK, Arr.csr 24. A riot occurred yesterday at Mocon, Ten. nessee, between the whites and negroes. Two persons were killed and a large number wounded, among whom were several officers of the sheriff. The negroes threatened to destroy the town. President Grant is visiting in New Hamp- shire. NEW YORK, AUGUST 25. The Massachusetts Democratic State Con- vention has nominated Mr John Quinccy Adams as governor. They have also adopted resolutions denouncing the present system of taxation and high tariff, aud favouring an 1 0 early return to specie payments, the euforce- ment of the Monroe doctrine, and the complete protection of the rights of the naturalised citi- zens abroad. No mention was made of the national debt. Numerous American journals express surprise and regret at a. report that Prince Arthur will not visit the United States. The New York Herald says that the recep- tion of the Prince of Wales here, and the ge- neral regard for the Queen throughout tiic, country, were guarantees that the Prince would be cordially welcomed. HALIFAX, AUGUST 25. Prince Arthur was yesterday the gut-it of the Bishop of Halifax.

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