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Published by the NASHVILLE IXNIOJff PRINTING CO. Office on I'rintera' Alley, between Union and Deadsrlck-etreeta.
JXJk.&HLVXXJUE, .TENNESSEE, WEONEOY, MAY 52, 1366.
a. mmm, I a. w. roana, I . a. man
Ini Mm. 14A I of E4gtfleid, Lnfa Ar. Af V
Ktg.iiU.Vm. I- a earn. 1 bcttuKeM
11. TOfMlliS & CO.
Corner Cherry and Cedar Street,
We are prepared to collect
f hlras a&inst the (joTernmenl
For rroj erty taken by the Anuy,
Formal k Informal Voucher",
AliBEAUS OF FAY AM) TENSIONS
PfMirt laalasaaatsfar O IB ears with Vromptl
Hon. Richaid Ogelsby, Governor State or Illinois.
Hon. Ivid L. lavis. Judge Buprema Court, U. a
Has. Wm. G. Brownlow, (ioverrior of Tenneawe.
lUig. Gen. J ah. r. Urownlow, Alj. (ien.Htateol Ten
Hod. M. M. Brien, Nashville.
Hoa. Wm. Nathaniel Bailer, Nashvlila.
Hob. Jo. C. Guild, Nashville,
lion. John Hugh Hmith, Nashville,
r. W. Maxey, Esq., Nashville.
Messrs. Moms A Bt ration, Nashville.
M mti. Evans A Co., Nashville.
Nimmd Porter, Columbia, Tenn.
Unel6 1 U
a. k. n.
Formerly ol Commercial
Formerly ol r-eaaoee
Ea.lEide Pubtio Squire,
HARE k ROBERTS, Proprietors.
HAVING leased (hi w 11 known Hotel for a
lrm of years and having thoroughly refi ted
h i refu'mxh.d it ' are now enabled to accom
modate the trave ing public in an good etyle an any
ether house id the country. Jt hsa long been said
Unit .Nat-hvi le wa grv atiy in Deed of a good hotel,
and having the nmst c ntral aud largest house id
ttie city, we are determined to male it second to
Dune. Our charge w.ll at a 1 1 mta be as low as
cm oib!y be allorded.
marl am HARE E0HERT3.
H. V. B AS SETT,
AH NOW IN rERFECT OKIJER A FINE
isuila.tig adjoining uia
Xo. 30 Celar Street,
Vhioh conU'na a Urjto Harbor Hbop
TEN BATH ROOMS
11 of wliich are fittad up an.l farnlj-hfd in Hie beet
'J he slen'tiff Room run be enkajed by centl"
men DPtwi.hiujrtontopai a Hotel and get their
Meals at times to eu;t Ihfir conTf nwm e.
HOT, t O I D A0 HIOlVHt
13 JL. rF XI S.,
tallhoun. The BnrheM are n!l Whltt Mfn, and
the ktml iIihI coutj le prtiiirod in Hrvt lork and
t 'onn!teJ with thia well known House is a Gen
hra Riieiita ran 1 furnished with a'l articles
Lt'e-MnrT ior a cofniletout5t.
H.V. B. ha imported a large atorlc of the most
re hercKt 1'erfuiiie'lea dirtc-l from J'rie, through
In aceiit in New York. mnr, ti
Travelers and Shippers
Nashville and the East
Mlanlic & Great Western ITailwa)
(It road Onace.)
Ii cow in full anil aocceaful operation
From Cincinnati to New Tork,
And is the only direct rente to th.
Oil Regions of renasylvania.
Connectiona are made with the
Jeffernonjille and Ohio A Misaiss ppl FaOroal, ria
JeffvrwiDville and Indianapaua A Col. R. R., ria Ur
basa; Louirr lie nd Lex. and Ey. Central R. Tia Cia-
C B. Mui Line Steamers ti Cincinnati.
Two Through Trains Daily
IVeencers by ihe Broad Gurr. Railway aecure
wide and comkirUble cais, quicJC time and aura
1 trough Tk-ketaand Bsfssge Checks caD be pro
euTi at all the principal Rju nad and b team boat
oAoea in Louwtul. and the South
1). McLaKEN, Gen'l SuvL
r.. F. FTH.I.ER, General Ticket Agent.
V. A. fcATKa, Pawwcge Agent,
GKiKHId A J'AK.StUMj, Kright Arenta,
nov-tf o. I Coilega at, alal?U e, Tenn.
WELD, MMl & UtT,
IMPOKTEES AND JOBBERS OF
r. o i r n !.
rumyn&AmE can rancv boons
noalerj, CcnU rarnlstlns Goods,
Stationery, fntlcrr, Jtwelry;
Also Manufacturers cf -
Hoop - Skirts,
C Park r.are and 20 Murray St., N'ew-Tork.
"VV E h one of the larjf'st and beat axeorted
k f above meoloned Good in this
country, auapted to the bouCuirn trade, whicn we
oi?-r uI)O0 favorable lerma.
touyers win do well togiva us s trial. All orders
promptly attended to.
lew am WELD, AKDRKWS A LEET.
AcenU of lninranc Companlta.
CARET A 6M1TH, Hoa. Is and 38 Union street,
(iip staini) repreaent the t.Uuwitg C.mpanies :
4-iua of Hartford, Beturiiy, Manha'u.n, Meiropoli
ten, PhuMii and Knickerlxwker Lile ol New lork,
and Accilii.t of Columbia, Ohio.
A T'l Olt.M.VM AT LAIV,
CAMPliRLL McKEN A GROEaBECK, AUor
J neys at Lmw aoa Claim Ageou, prx tu e in all
iita t.uri, Oollect.oti promptly ai tended to;
alco claims .sr ni the United kuim and Vouchers
eollected. Ottic. It North Cherry street, cp aUirs.
TIM, K. A. Attorney and Counsellor at lmw,
Ottic Cherry a;.: r. O. .box 7-W.
UAKKEHSI A Si I ItKOK lilO.
I .M RST ATKJN A L BAN E Government bepoai
F tory lo. 60 College utreet, beiw-n I nion
and the r"unic buuitre liealers in Cocurrent
WoDey. Emhknge, Coin, and tiovernment t-eoun
ues ol a.1 kiniix. tlo K and Bouda bought and
old on Comuiidi'ioq. C.U(ctions proiiipuy al-
A. G. hAaroao, Pree'L Jas G. Oui'KW.Cash'r.
K. G. Jahuom, AnHiHlaLt Ca.itier.
T AKR, TH'JS S. Eroksr, corner Udioo and
tolifge Ktreeti, biiTfl aDd aellH Gold, Ui rur
ffijt Money, GuTerumeut hecuriues and Vouchera,
C lleclioue attended to promptly.
Ai.to buys and tell on tommiiv ion.
OKCUND AATIONAL, LANK OF NASHVILLE
O Cherry airet-l, ocin iu Exchunge, Govern
meat taurines and Co n. Colieuuoua promptly
a.tDdiu to J. JLt stuui, ( fu-lner.
'pHIKU NATIONAL BANK OF NASHVILLE
X tfala in fexchangH; Governmeul becuriuea
ud Coio. Collection!, promptly aiteutlod to.
Gold, btocka Mid bouuss lu u ComiiiiMiion.
W. W. ttm.T, I re-i.lnnt. ,LHia JkkXH, Caliier.
lti:LI. Al ltKAeK OI .MUJItc.
LlKKltr A t-L'MOAT, Bell and Brata FoODiIith,
Manulacturera of all kinua of bra-iii orn,
ci. alciK 1Q ga, Bieam aua weler pipe, oil well lu
.iuKud pump, gum hoc, peck.u peiter, so.der
aua Iji4ja, No. i broad eireel, near lbs river,
iiOOK A.M J nit 1' It S.MING.
NASHVILLE L'NIO.N PKINTIN CO.-Book
ana Joo primers, and pu I m tiers of the Dm
v and Weekly Cuiuu, 1 riuier'a Alley, between
Union and, Leadnc tlreota.
ivi.im n . 1 1 it i;ui n cm. iTiniia&u fit
tKANE, BUCC6KSC.IH to M J. trU' kei. BrewerK
oi Ale ami iKer beer, tto. il Bioad a' reel, Nash
ville, leun. IdecS ly
imilkM I.LLUN AM) SI ATlOMUtS.
lliGl.l!.lvJi, n. n bookMeiier, fubimnur
tO b.HUoner, and PenodiuU Lealer, Poet Ottice
CAKilUbK .UAMf ACiXitk-Ke.
MYERS A HUN 1 MRiiufacturers or all the
Lulent btylea of lif it Ciasa Carriaged and
biiKK1"4, Expreaj Wauuui and Carry alia, ViortQ
CL.A1.V1 A.-J.-T, At.
JOHN O'NEiLL.liiitary Attorney and Solicitor
ol Ciiumit, j lOcecutes all cihcbbb of Cia.nu
KXHinst .be Gov riiinaut lor eiUzeua and tolditrs.
Odice 36 Cecar ttrtei, Iahvil'e, lenn lnov7-0u
X otticers' Pay AouOLDia and Q,uariernitera'.
Vou'hers bought at tlie bHt rateo, or collectod
Olliee corner Cherry ana Cedar blreeu, up tUirs.
COAL AAl WOOL.
r KlwflT BkOTHERS. Dealers in Cumrland
JV and 1 ittsburg Coal W ood aawed and split 111
ttuve Untha. odice 49 Cbun.h sinet. Y'aid oo
luluog Mai a ill, aouui ot Broad. All orders h.leU
I 8. TUTH1LL, Deputy United stales Marohal,
J. V.. coller-te Note , Acootinui, Ac, in Xdidd.e Tco
uo e utlice at buile Capitol, next door to Fed
. ral Court hom. P. o. 1ock box 41, bee auver-
Uoemeot in another column. IdecU bm
AUUM JiUALKltS AC.
lONE A TUN ELL-WholeBale and Retail
rKKiarw-irn.. raiiof.eris, new. Aenuf,
No. 4U North cherry etreet, Nartivihe, lenn.
KKAL KM AIK AbK.MS.
T L. A R. W. BROWN, Real Estate and Genral
J . nunness Agent", over York's Bool btore, 3)
Union bin et, Nashville, lenn. au2t-6in
TaCN KIIS, Ac.
WIIJWS, J. W. A CO. Manufacturers and
Wholesale and Retail i ealeis ib Tic, Copper
an l bheet iron VV are and f urnishmg Gooes, fo. 17
WAIX I'AIM.It, etc.
ilX Window bbades, Winoow Glaxa asd I'hoio
gmphic Material, 47 Chumi aireet, Mxytield
build ne, opplte Muxweli rfoUfO.
Attorneys and Claim Aeeuta.
ES. PaLANY, Attorney at Law, and War Claim
. A petit, Cleveland, 'lenn. nov-ly
The Tennessee Marine
I'adar tiia K Charter, la stow opsa for
NO. 31 NORTH COLLEGE STREET,
kit nooa o ooastn or cmos sr.
A. W. Bl'TLKR, Bec'y.
JOSErH V. A1XKS. PrmX
JOS. W. ALLEN, JNO. M. EILL,
WATSON M. COOKE, C. A. R. TH0MP30X,
D. WEAVER, DAVL F. CARTER,
JNO. B. JOHNSON. 6AM'LVA?LEER,
G. M. FOGG, R B. CHEATHAM.
A. G. ADAMS.
BOOTS, SHOESAND LEATHER,
No. 11 Dey Street, N. Y.
Alexis Bragg & Wesson
srerxKsouor rax old kbtasluiikd n or
ALEXIS BUiG& WAR UES,
WaOLXSALI DIALXM I
Uoota, Shoos and J.cn t her,
btg lo innte the attention of parchasers to their
soienoia sv ca, i 1 " I" 1 " vm
iry, and a mob hey cfl'r at the lowest market
prices, fpacial attention paid to orders.
ALEXIS BRAGG. AM. REW WEdSON, Ja.
Willett, Kiddell & Co.,
Ciril Engineers and Surveyors,
Corner Cburch &z Hlftli Hta.
Reminal weak new., etc.. can be cored br one who
ha, renliy cured himself and hundred of others,
and will tsll you nolbmg but the tnitn. Addraaa,
with stamp, J loiB7.
dac.' 4Wlrj tKUHlB, jaaaa
MITID ASD PCBLISBKD BT TBC
XAS1ITIUE ISIOX PRLMIXG
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1SGI5.
Eepresestatives Hall, April
To the Editors of the Nashvili, Union :
You will please give the following &
pmij in your coiumna:
l nna both mv Dnv&lfl .nrl nnKlin
character Tiolently assailed in the edi
torials, emanating, l suppose, from the
junior eaiior oi tuat nltby sheet, the
T " -il itri
1 snould not have noticed the
slanderous articles alluded to, but for
one or two things in them. I know
one tning, that nothing the Brown-
lows can say about me where we are
all known, can possibly slander me in
llA Tit I 1
icnau. i mcreiore wouia as soon
they would say one thing about me as
another. The editor of the Knoxvilie
V hig alludes to a difficulty that took
place between myself and Gen. James
i. urownlow on the 16th of this in
slant, in which he pervert the whole
thing. lie says after I bad concluded
my tirade of abuse on the Governor
uu look my seat, mat Gen. Jamen P.
jurowniow walked up to him, Wil
nams, thrust his hat into his face, and
pronounced him a darned liar and
coward, cslling upon the members of
me nouse sitting near to witness his
shameful submission and diBmn
Now, 1 propose to give a correct state
ment ot the whole aflair. After I had
concluded my remarks and took my
cnn. r i t i t-. ,
ueiitrat iiames i. urownlow ap
proached me in a very abrupt and un-
gentlemanly manner, and said, sir, if
you say the Governor is a usurper, vou
are a aamnea nar. I said to him. sir.
laonoi want a dimculty with vou:
T J . . . - -
iu . i T j: J . ... '
turn, a uiu iioi. propose to settle my
matters that way. He then said that
1 was a damned liar and a coward, and
stepped oil. He then approached me
agaiD, with his hand on his pistol all
tne time. I then said to him that I
waa not armed, which waB the fact
He then said, 1 will loan you a Distol.
which of course I did not accept
There the whole thine dropped. 'so far
as myself and General Brownlow was
The editor of the Knoxvilie Whiff.
auer xiis uraue oi aouse upon me, con
cludes py saying: "Business wilrall
me to Nashville before the Legislature
adjourns, and if Williams - feels ag
grieved at what I have said, he can
have an opportunity to seek redress.
I can assure the junior editor of the
Knoxvilie Whig that I do not feel mv-
seii aggrieved at a single word or sen
tence tnat he has uttered against me:
for this reason, that nothing he has said
or may say can possibly slander me.
where we are both known. 1 can as
sure theee fighting Erownlows, thai I
am no mjian ; no bully, nor no duelist 1
consider that 1 owe my time and tal
ents, if I have any, to my family first,
ana second to my country, i have a
large and helpless family that is de
pendent on my exertions for a support,
and I do not think that it ,would be
brave or valiant in me " to put myself
in tne aisgracemi ranfcs or bullies, ruf
tians and duelists, and thuB deprive my
neipiess iamiiy ot my assistance.
1 suppose these fighting gentlemen
can find a plenty of men that is willing
to exchange cold lead with: them, if
tney desire it and will accept of it I
can assure them that I do not . settle
my business in that way. I now assure
the editors of the Knoxvilie Whig that
j. do not intend to trouble my niind
and waste my Time in noticing any
thing that may appear in that filthy
6heet, the knoxvilie V hig.
In conclusion, permit me to say
that no threat or challenge that has
been or may hereafter be made, can
posBibly intimidiate or causo me to
swerve from the performance of a
known duty that I owe to myself or to
General S. F. Cary.-...
We noticed some days since that
General S. F. Cary, of Cincinnati, had
been appointed the Collector of Inter
nal Revenue for the First Congressional
District ol Ohio, vice K. IL W. Taylor,
removed. This appointment has been
made the occasion of attacks by the
press of Cincinnati on General Cary
and the resident, which are totally
uncalled lor and unwarranted, ilr.
Taylor is doubtless all the Commercial
and Gazette claim for him, yet is he a
bettr man or more competent for the
position than General Laryf Because
this is one of the most profitable offi
ces within the gilt of tbe government,
is it any reason why a highly respecta
ble, retired old gentleman, who has no
other claims upon the Union party,
save that he walks or rides to the polls
and votes for its candidates, should en
joy this lucrative position, to the ex
clusion of gentlemen of ecual ability,
character and business qualifications,
who have spent a greater portion of
their time during the war, in canvass
ing tbe Northern States in behalf of
the cause of our common country?
General Cary traveled over and can
vassed a large portion of this State, at
three different times during the war,
to assist ia recruiting the new as
well as the depleted regicienta of In-
diana volunteers, and we bear willing
testimony to the success which attend
ed his efforts in this matter, and for
which the Executive of this State felt
called on to thank him in behalf of
himself And the loyal people of In
diana. In addition to his labors in be
half of the Union cause in this State,
General Cary has canvassed several of
the Eastern States in behalf of the can
didates and principles of the Union
party, and any person acquainted with
the facts will not question but that his
labors in that line were as effective and
contributed as much toward the suc
cess and triumph of our party in thoge
States, as that of any of the distinguish
ed gentlemen and statesmen who par
ticipated in the canvassses referred to.
In the appointment of General Cary
the President has rewarded a most
faithful and jealous Unionist, an hon
orable, high minded christian gentle
man, whose business qualifications are
not inferior to those of the officer who
preceded him, and we predict that in
th administration of his office he will
eive entire satisfaction to the people of
f, ..... t j- t ;
tne aiairici. Jftntawyuo vkom.
Couldoek in Trouble.
Chicago. April 23.
Couldock the actor is in disrepute at
Ouincv. A lew nichts since he was
playing at the theater, and astonished
his audienca by withdrawing near the
close of the first act saying he could
not play with such acting as was in the
other parts. Manager Duff announced
that the theater was indefinitely sus
pended. Ibis action on the part of his
stars. CouldocK and daughter, derang-
inc all his plans, he has arrested ilr.
A LOST CITY.
Remarkable Discovery in Mexico.
The Cordova Rebel Exiles Find a
Ruiaed and Abandoned Citr
of tbe Ancients.
Christian Churches and Crosses
Among the Ruins.
Correspondence New Ycrk Herald.
Coruova, Mexico, March 2
No little excitement prevails among
the Americans in Mexico in regard to
an unexplored district of country,
hitherto unknown to the authorities,
lying about three hundred miles north
west lrom Jalapa, and which Ueneral
K Lyon, late of the Confederate army,
is now engaged in surveying. In near
ly every department in the Empire are
to be found immense bodies ot land
which tho foot of the Spaniard never
trod; many of them impenetrable for
est8, inhabited only by beasts of prey,
and whose shades the imagination of the
native Indian had peopled with demons
and vil spirits, upon whose domain it
was more than death to trespass, buca
is the land which Lyon has gone to ex
HOW THE CITY WAS DISCOVERED,
While the Imperial Commissioners
were investigating iiovernment tines
to lands to be allotted to emigrants,
they learned of the existence in the
"Tierra Caliente" of the district in ques
tion, and early in October last an ex
plorimr party was dispatched to this
tierra incognita. Upon reaching
- . .. r
Mesa de Mecatepeque, a small village
nearest the borders of the forest, they
were counseled by the Indians to pro
ceed no further, as no human being
ever passed the confines of their clear
ed lands and returned alive; demons
were said to dwell in every hill, giants
of hideous mien made their abode be
side every streamlet, while monsters of
every form and guise stood ready at
every footstep to seize and devour the
unwary traveler: all was "mala, and
not one syllable of good could be utter
ed in favor of the land.
Unable to procure sufficient assist
ance from the natives, the party pro
ceeded to make their explorations as
best they could, the forest was pecu
liarly dark and dense, and the jungle
almost impenetrable. With dimculty
they cut their way through the under
growth, and, being unacquainted with
the Yankee method ot ''biasing trees,
they marked their way tying hide
ropes to trees and bushes to mark their
trail. At the distance of several
leagues in the interior they discovered
tbe ruins or an ancient city oi great ex
tent, and of whose existence not the
slightest tradition prevails. Becoming
exhausted by their labors, the party,
without prosecuting their discoveries
any further, returned home, reaching
the Capital late in December. The
Emperor expressed great interest in
the result of the exploration, and at
onoe endeavored to send a stronger
and more efficient party to prosecute it,
selecting General Lyon, of Kentucky,
as commander of the expedition. The
General is admirably adapted to the
post He was Lieutenant Colonel of
the 2 J (rebel) Kentucky Infantry, and
was captured by General Grant at Fort
Donelson. Subsequently . exchanged
he was promoted Colonel, and after
ward commanded a cavalry brigade in
the rebel army, serving with rorrest
Since his residence in Mexico he has
been Surveyor General of the Imperial
Colonisation Association. General
Lyon was unable to periect his plaus
for the work until the 6th of February,
upon which date his party, consisting
of Americans, started from the city of
Mexico. They traveled in stages and
carts about two hundred and fafty miles;
the balance of their journey was com
pleted upon the backs of donkeys, ar- farmers who have reploughed their cot
riving at their journey's end about the ton fields and planted corn. The ma-
first week in March. The country is
called Metaltaloyuca, and is situated
some one hundred miles west of Tux-
pau, in the State of Vera Cruz.
SECOND VISIT TO THE LOST CITY,
Entering the jungle at the same point
as did tne previous explorers, tne
party proceeded slowly with their sur
veys. The neighboring Indians finding
that their legends were all false and
their fears groundless, became valuable
assistants, and large numbers being
employed, the wors: soon began to pro
gress rapidly. Aftej encountering two
or three lakes of considerable extent,
several rivers and swamps, and bayous
innumerable, a lolty mountain was
iound. which was ascended, and the
trees upon its top soon felled, permit
ting an uninterrupted view of the val
ley below. Ihe grandeur and loveli
ness of the scene is described as per
fectly bewildering. Mr. Chapman, son
of the celebrated American artist, who
accompanies the expedition, writes
that during his whole life in Italy he
never looked upon a landscape so en
chantingly beautiful, and at the same
time so grand and strising. .Little
time, however, could be spent in 7ieW'
ing tbe encnanting vaiiey ; tne great
a . 11 1 a
work was still before the. party, and tbe
axmen were soon pushed forward upon
the trail toward the lost city.
THE FOREST BCR&OraDIXI THE CITT.
as tne explorers cut tneir way
through the forest the trees grew
larger and older, showing that the
verses pf the forest were tbe last to be
abandoned, and had been cultivated
a Pa il . 1 "
long aiter tne interior naa become a
wilderness. Most of the beasts of prey,
natives of the American continent, as
well as animals peculiar to tropical
climates, were seen in great numbers,
and insects innumerable, many of them
before unknown to naturalists, gave
great annoyance to tbe adventurers.
Ueneral Lion writes that bottom
lands of the Mississippi River do not
compare with those he iound in the
Metaltaloyuca country, either for soil.
verdure or impenetrability, frequently
bis whole party not being able to make
more than five hundred yards of sur
veys per day.
DEfiCRIPTIOS OT THE CITT.
After a dangerous and wearisome
work the lost city was finally reached.
and for the first time the foot of the
Anglo Saxon pressed its streets. With
awe and wonder the party gazed upon
the worsis or an extinot raca . Trees
hundreds of years old were growing
among the ruins, showing that the city
had been abandoned before the days
of Cortez, and the architecture of the
buildings is of an order before un
known upon this continent Some few
houses are in a tolerable state of prs-
ervauon, and iuu uauiutuie, wane
i ' - J a.ii l. i:ali i v
their wall are adored with paintings of
rare beauty and merit Carved door
ways and images abound in every
street, evincing in their former inhab
itants a knowledge oi the hue arts not
found among the most civilized aborig
inal races. Most remarkable of all is,
some of this sculpture indicates among
the people the existence of the Christ
ian religion. Places of worship are
said to be numerous, and upon the re-
verse of a statuette of a man is care
fully carved that emblem of Christian
lty, the cross.
Whence this race or what their fate
is a mystery. The existence of this
city was unknown to the Aztecs, and
not & tradition concerning them is ex
tant among the Indians, who, when
spoken to respecting them, reply, " An
tique," "Antique." The doors of the
houses were generally closed with
rocks, showing the abandonment of the
city to have been a preconcerted move
ment ; but whether this waa caused by
civil wars, fears of savage foes or earth
quakes, is mere conjecture.
Gen. Lyon will make a thorough ex
ploration of the Metal taloyuca country,
and his report will be received with
rare interest, it tne lew letters re
ceived at the Capital from the party
state facts, the lost city will cause a
commotion in the literary world, as its
development must throw light upon
the hie tory of the lost race of America.
The Spanish party who visited it in Oc
tober say the ruins bear little resem
biaace to those ot lucatan, or any
other portion of Spanish America; and
their paintings and sculpture show
them to have been fully as far ad-
Tanced in the arts and sciences as the
most enlightened European nation of
vaeir own day,
ihe statements of the Spanish party
must be received with many grains of
allowance. Americans who have trav
eled through Yucatan, and other old
settled States of Mexico, concur in the
opinion that every fact is greatly exag
gerated, and tnat the lost city is but
the ruins of some Spanish city, de
serted by its inhabitants during the
slave insurrection early in the present
century. No record of such a city is
to be tound in the Mexican archives.
and it ever under Spanish rule its ex
istence had faded from the public
mind, ihe country is failed with ruins
of most remarkable character. And
wmca a casual ooserver would pro
t. - i . . .
nounce to De lour or live centuries old,
but which are known to have been the
abodes of elegance and luxury within
Crop Prospects in Georgia.
Thb Ceops akd the Freedmes. As this
is a subject in which all are equally in
terested we have tasien some pains to
ascertain the condition of the crops
and the conduct of the freedmen of I
this county. We find that our planters
are in better spirits than they were at
the commencement of the year, at
which time everybody seemed to be
despondent, as the freedmen evinced
but little solicitude or even inclination
to engage their services for the present
year. uenerally, the freedmen are
working very well, and planters tell us
that their crops are in a forward state
of advancement many of them having
better prospects than usuaL
Ihe wheat prospects are excellent:
and, if no misfortune happens, a splen
did yield will be harvested beyond a
doubt A good deal of cotton has been
planted, and large profits are expected
by planters ihe crops are also good
wita excellent stands, if the freed
men will only hold out faithful unto
the end, this fall, we may expect a rea
sonable degree of prosperity to smile
upon this section of Georgia, and the
freedmen will find that honest labor
will be amply rewarded the ensuing
year. Planters generally, are paying
their laborers very good waees. Za
Ixrange Meportcr, April zith.
Cottos Prospects. FarmerB in this
region begin to tals: very gloomily
about the coming cotton crop. Most
of them planted old seed. A treat
deal has not sprouted at all. Some has
come up, quickly turned white and
died. Many farmers are looking for
new seed, while others are replanting
the old. r ew seed is scarce, and com-
manrl hich nrioes. Ws ar told of anmn
jority of freedmen are doing well.
those work best who do so for part of
tbe crop. We are told that in many
cases negroes will not permit their
wives to work in the fields. They want
them to stay at the cabins and care for
the children. This takes from the
plantations great productive labor and
adds much to the consumption (for
which no return is made) of the coun
try. Cotton prospects at this juncture
of affairs are not flattering. Changes,
however, may occur. Columbus bun.
weather and Crops. from every
section of the country we hear the most
lavorable reports of the wheat crops
Considering the difficulty under which
the farmers have labored, an unusually
large quantity of land has keen sown
in gram, and if no disaster befalls it an
abundant crop may be looked for.
ueavy rains, accompanied with se
vere winds, have fallen during tbe
past ten days, and the weather has
been quite cool for the season, causing
some apprehension of frost ihe
weather, however, has moderated and
the sky is once more clear, and we trust
no such calamity will be visited upon
our people, who are in such urgent need
of a bountiiul harvest Dalton Georgian.
Bad Cottoh Seed Sick, of theib Bar
gain. The Middle Georcia News, of
the 26th, published in Madison, says:
We understand the planters in Mor
gan county are becoming greatly ex
cited about the decayed cotton seeds.
The supply of seed is very short and
they are failing to come up. The
Northern farmers who have purchased
farms in this county are becoming dis
heartened their hands have bad the
small pox, some of them typhoid fever,
and now the prospects of a failure in
the cotton crop from rotten seed cause
them to apprehend a disappointment
They speak also discouragingly of ne
gro labor, and see from practical ex
periment that it is unreliable.
Oca Cropa The crops in our county
are growing well, and promise a lair
yield. Most of the wheat was frozen
out last winter. Intelligent farmers,
however, estimate the yield of wheat at
from one third to one half a crop. Fruit
was not materially injured by frost,
and from present prospects we antici
pate am abundant yield. Gats and corn
are looking remarkably welL No cot
ton up yew Lincoln, Jsews, April Z9in.
Imtortaitt Letter from the Treasciiy.
The following important letter was
issued by the Treasury Department to-
IREAsrax Departmkst, April 23.
Notice is hereby given that the Treas-
urer ot the United States, the Assistant
Treasurers of New York. Philadelphia
and Boston, and the United States de
positaries at Baltimore and Cincinnati,
have been directed to discontinue, from
this date, the receipts of deposits on
account of the temporary loan, except
those intended foi- clearing house pur
(bigneo; Hugh Mcculloch,
Secretary of Treasury. I
Kirk-man C Ellis Old
IiIOOEES k CO.,
IMPORTERS AKD DEALERS IX
Harness Skirtings, and Bridle Leather,
AND WBOLSSALS ARirACTr alas or
Saddles. Harness, Co lars, k,
NO. S9 MAIN STREET,
H. A PERKINS,
C. B. DE CAMP.
Empire Spring Water.
Congress Spring Water.
n Spring Water,
VO natural or artificial compound has yet been
1.1 discovered or manufactured that equals ttiene
waters as a preventative, relief and permaaentcure,
for msnv temporary and chiou c dipeaees. ns prov
ed by the experience of many tboDsands a ho have
a run it them lor years, wuh tne mout benencial el'
I a cathartic, alternative and tonic, and is a va'ua-
cle remedy lor attlions ot the Liver and Kirineya,
Lynpers a. Gout, Chronic (JonMipa.ion and Cutmie
ous iii-eaes. Is a mot powerlul preventive ot tne
Fevers and Bilious Complaints, go prevalent in
Is a cathartic, and a valuable remedy for Fheuma-
tiBm, Iierangement of Ihe Liver, linkages ot the
bk:n, and General bebilny. Its ettecte are mout
military in Lung LnseaiM. it is an almOHt sure
cure for Scrofula, and the most aggravmed forms ol
Diaper sia Ar a preventive and cure lor all Bilious
Derangements it ttanda unnvalied.
Is a tonic and dinretic of a h ghly beneficial rharac.
ter, and la a positive remedy for Liiabetf s. Gravel.
CalcuiUH, irritation and lLtUmatioD of the Kidney
aod Bladder, aid has most emngiarly active etlecis
in restoring these organs when debilitated by long
dipeaee. Females woo have suffered tor years from
irregularity, and the dibtresaing diseases known
only to their sex, havs been entirely curad by tne
laiimui and ludicious use oi ijoiumban wauer.
These waters are bottled fresn and pure, lrom
each of the above named borings, in so careful and
secure a manner that tney preeerve all their me
dicinal value tor years, aiid will be loand dually
efficacious when drank thousands of miles distant.
as wnen tacen directly irom the spring.
Bewareof Imitations and Inferior Waters.
The corks of all tannine Coneress. Errmire and
Columbian Waters are branded on the side of the
C. A . S. Co.
1 Emfibk Watib,
J 1 CAE. a. Co.
(CoLuasiAS Watib, I
I C.A.d. Co.
Packed safely and securely, in boxes suitable for
shipment to any part of the world. Congresi and
Empire Waters in boxes, conuining 4 Do-n 1'ioH,
or x Dozen (juart HoU.ea each. Columbian Water
in boxes cod ning 4, or ti .Dozen hiuf Pints, or 4
Dozen fint liott.es each.
Sold by all Drucrcists, Hotels, Wine
Merchants and first class Grocers.
Sold only at Wholesale by
02BKKKMAN NT,, JN". "V,
Orders by msil receive prompt atten'ion.
4S dozen of the above for sale by
Kline & Sherman, Masonic Temple,
-TOTlCB Hiving suggested to the Clerk of the
1 county Court ol Month county, the insolvency
ol the e-une of ti W Rouse, deceased, I hereby
nouiy ail persons having claims againut the said e
bite to file them wiih the Clerk of said Court on or
before the fir t of October next for pro rata of said
eitc, properly anttenticaied, or they will be for
ever lrred. and all persons Indebted to sa d ev
tte win come lurwatd and make payment imme
diately. This, Aprd D.h, 1806
HFC SMITH, Adm'r
aprl')-w4t of G W House, dee'd.
'Wholesale and Retail
S. SICKLES & CO'S,
49 COLLEGE STREET,
WE are daily receiv'ng and openis our larga
and elegant stuck of
which we will sell
Lower than tho Lowest
Our stork constat m Bart of Calicos and riim
ti', nieacned and Urown t-hfetmg and hhirting.
rrencn and tiootch dissham. Biark and Fuv-v
i.' opima ana jiczam-
uiuob, uu aii my lea oi
New and Fashionable
Laca MtniJllas and Shawls. Hi Ik Cloaks aad Cir-u-lars,
Bw-,, Jarooet, and Mull, Manaoock Mtu-im.
BnLanUate, Marseille tjuilu.
A large .rtock of Table Linen. Towels. I.inea .nJ
Vvorsted Tabie-Covers, Piano Coven, Irish Linens
Cotton Diacer, Ac '
There can also be found a well selected stock cf
GEST'i FUR3ISII15G GOODS,
Bach as Fr'rK-h, English and Austrian Caasimers,
vis.. ,in..iu -ia nroaa ciotna.
Boots, bhoca. Hats.
Come one, eotne all, and axam ne oor stock he.
fore purehnin elsewhere. F.xpressly do we ca j
the auentioa cf Country Merchants, as ws ar Ue-
termioed to sell
Cheaper thin any House in th City.
Giv tut trial, and satitfy yourself.
S, SICKLTS St CO..
M Cciiega struct.
Gaoaos McLajib, j
AUI, HiAJI. J
oi 1 1! i: ii in 1 1;
IS1POBTEB3 AMD DEALEBS IX
JYL iSHYIL LE, TUXX.
TICKET AND FREIGHT OFFICE
OPPOSITE ST. CLOUD HOTEL,
lorGhnrch & Sammer St reeis.
TICKETS On SALE
For all principal points, via
Tille and Chattanooga Railroad.
To all principal points North and
North-West via Nashville and North
Western Railroad to Johnsonville,
Cairo and St Louis ;
At Cairo for Chicago and all interme
diate Stations ;
At St Louis with Ilannibal and St Jo,
North Missouri and Pacific Iiail
Roads for all points North
Trains leave Chattanooga depot at 7:30 am. and
6:"JJ p.m. fcr Chattanooga and points tioulh.
Jaatmlle and Morth- Wettlern trains leave at 7:30
a.m. and 4:20 p.m for Cairo, Louu and Chicago ;
connectoig mt Johnson ville with
First Class Steamers,
where the greatest conveniences have been made
for the trauM er of pussengers and raggnge
Mo detention at Johoronville. There will always
b t a KlKaT CLAoH Bl EAMER in reaaiue oa the
arrival ol each train.
5-"mnir.us calls left at the Office in proper sea
on will be promptly attended to
WPartios will be called for in any part of the
H. C. JACKSON,
Read! Reflect!! Act!!!
TARRANT A Co.:
Gentlemen I am a resident of Cunwoa, and have
been disposed to write to you con. t-muig the real
value of your SEL1ZKK APERIENT as a remedy
or Indigestion and Dypepia. 1 desire to exprers
to joo my sincere gratitude for the KTeat benebt the
BEuTZEK has dona my wife.
For tour or five years my wife has been sadly
aftiioted with Dyspepsia, and afier lieing under the
t.-etment of several Doctors for two or thre years,
she was finally induced to sees the advice of a
learned Pr.ysician, Doctor Cabialis, of Venezuela,
who immedia eiy treated her with, your aFEK
VESCaitT bELTZEK APERIENT, see legn to
iniproye at once, and is now PEKKEC l l,Y W n LU
1 leel it t j be my duty tor tne good ol humanity to
make this statement, teelmg mat a medicine so val
uable should be wmely known.
Trusting you will give this publicity, and repeat
ing my earnest gratitude and thanks.
1 am very respectfully yours,
S. b. C. HENRiyrER,
New Tork, June 28, '65. Wajchant, Curacao, d.A.
The suffering miillonf in our land to give this
remalya trial; convinced that by its timHy use
many may be relieved, many cured of Dyspepsia,
Heartburn, bour Stomach, kick Ueadaci.e, Dizzi
ness, Indigestion, riles, (Vstiveness, liili.ius At
tacks, Liver Complainis, Rheiimaiu: Affections,- Ac.
Head the Pnmptiiet of Testimonials with ei.. h lit
tle, and do not use the medicine aga.nsl the advice
of your Priysician.
Manufactured only by TARRANT A CO- U7
Sreenwich street, New Yorit.
-Cor aaia by aii Druggist. rnT4 ly
W. W. EerrT.
Chaa. E. Hillman,
A. J. Duncan,
Joseph W, Allen,
Dan I . Carter,
THffl Bank has opened in tbo bnilaing latelyoc
cupied by the
Center of Union and College streets,
Bankin, Eichanrc and Colleetir Bnxinfu,
Buy and sell all kinds or Government Becuntie
Agent for the sale of the JNew
W. W. BEKRT, XIXJAK JONES,
. . . President. Cashier,
FIRST lUTIOIUL Bil,
Financial Agent of United Statesi
Upltal Stock paid In - - $250,000
Surplus or Contingent Fond - 30.000
RECEIVES Deposits and make Collections on
ail access. Ua points in tno United States.
Gold, Silver, and I nenrrent Money.
Honght and Sold.
Hobacb H. Habbisow, I Chaa. R. PAsaosf,
A. ti. Hisroan. Ju. G. Oonr.
E, R. Glascocb Hrsar L. Josas.
JA8 OGDE.t. Cashier.
A. G. BAXFOrtD. President.
R. J. JAMIaOX. Aaat rhi.r.
aad village-, and by which they can secure a ban.
somainooma. Invalids, evea, can do well by it, as
it la bo peddling aUair, but a business that is highly
reepectaue. iv dollars will buy evr.thir.u" n.
ceaaary to commence the business with, and to
more than pay the experts of getting established.
The articles can be procured almost anywhere, or
f tt':riIa?n,?'"'l,.6,n- dd" ULlj
i. MKKTOX to. Uo brand Hixaai N v.t .. -
Qn receipt of one Dollar,
I will furnish printed instruction by which any per
son can arquire a business adaou.! hnth tr
Dr. Footc's AdvcrliseiacD Is.
OLDKYESMAI'ICNaW. w.thout 8p-t.cl,.
Doctor or Medicine. Panhlrt mailed ire... AJ
dresa K B roole, M P, lljo Broaaway, ew ra.
COM FOK I" AM) CORE KOK TH K BCPTVRED
in. tree. Address, E a Foole, M D, UJO UroaJ
way, ew YorK.
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION FOR THE
M AKKIED-tienl tree in aeaied envelope. AUUnwe
E B Foole, M D., llM broaJway, few York.
ME PICA L COMMON SENSE 4.H) pagflu
Illuetrstionn, f 1 So. ten! by mail eveivwhere.
posrpai.1. Content.-. Tat lee sent free. Adilrx ti
Author, E B J-oou. M 1130 Bruadwav. N tnrk
PaoToe baths. Photographs of" Generals
Federal and Confedertte. The largosi col
lection, in th west, for tale, wboleualo ana
retail. Remember tho place. Gallery of th
Cumberland, 24 Cedar street, oppoaiu Com
mrcial ilotol. mav27-tf.
COLGATE'S HOMEY SOAP.
This ct-lebiaiel Toilet eoap, ia u'h universal
demand, is made from the rkolce.t materials, m
uilla and emullent in its nature, fra, really
rentes, and extremely beoeuYlal in its actmu
upon Uie skin. For sale by all Dru sta and
Fancy Goods I balers. lieU ly
BaUheior's Hair Die!
Oriental and Bost in tho
The only true and j.erfcct Hair Dye. ILirrn
lesB, Reliable and lustautaneotis. Produces
inmcdiatcly a splendid Black or natural
Brown, without injuring tho Lair or skin.
Keuicdics tbe ill ellccts uf bad dyes, (sold
by ail lruggihU. Xho genuine is signed
William A. iialchclor. Also,
Jicycucraling Extract of Mihc!cur, fur
KcxtoTvng and Uiavtifying te Mair.
Go to Bryant, titration A Co.'b aahTilie
Businoes College lor a thorough education
in Book-Keeping, Peumausbi ;, Commer
cial Law, Coiumnrciiil Calculations, Part
neibhip, tielUnuiula, Ac.
Bend lor College paper, Circular, Ac.
Address BiliAVl, bi'liATTON A CO.
W A 1'byslologlcal lew of Marriage:
Containing m-aily 3 o pAges, and !3o Una I ImIki
and Itngrsviugs ol the Aiiaiomy of the Buuian ( -gus
in a slab- o nralth and Disease, wnti a 1 rea
lise on tarty Errors, ns Deploraise ('oiii.-n. i-
upon ihe Min.i au.l liuOy, wuh Hie Author pun
ol 'treatment ihe ouly mtn.iiAi ana suceesaiui
mode ol cure, as showu by itm report ol van.
treated. A truthlul aavis-r to the u arrie.l, an 1
those Contemplating marriage, who eoleruun tlonbis
of liieir physical coudiuon. hent Ire- of poLsa to
any a4 ir-, on receipt ol 26 cents, in staiups or
poixl currew y, by addressing Dr. LA CKutA, lo.
31 Maiden Lane, Albany, N. V.
The author may ue consulted npon any of the
diseases upon which his boog treats uither person
ally or by mail, and medicines sent to any pari ot
Ihe world. ocUHim
H O 31 11 A U A I . 1 1
again with a largo
Xrimminas, Worsteds, Zephyr,
to the old homo, I would respectfully in
form the Ladies of Aashvlle tuat wo will
be prepared to uiauul'uciuro any kind of
Cords, Tassels, Iiuttons, Fiingcs,
asjood and as cheerfully as formerly.
OiOAK BOilME A CO.,
novl tf So. y Union street
A Voice raoa Vicasstau.
VicasM.au, Miss., Aug. 9, 18iJ.
th- Jfhn Biul Itur Sir : 1 am ha jpy lo sute lo
you that 1 have it ed jour vlua s ve.lron Huu.s
with '"el Ismehi to iiiVM-tr. ia g-neiai ueuiUv nn l
I proslj.iUon of n.y ryxu.ui primil.-s i t,y u,., uu
I healthy aud mia-in-l.c influence ol lh M.ssissipis
ruer aroima vs-Ksi.urg, Having l)n Willi i .n il
Ornnt a army throughout lis wnoie soulhara 'aui
pa gn. 1 couttuentiy re'Oinrni-ud Its us, to all pur
sou, who mo en posed lo uiiUtalthy climates.
11. to. Koala,
Agent U. S. Sectary Commission.
Lot mvitur,, Kr, Sept. 1H, I.v3.
On the 21 of Jay htst, 1 sub'toum through sn
agent ot mine, to ihe .MeUieat Diri-clor of ti,o De
partment ol the A. my of the Cumberland, a sam
ple of my Ceiiron biilers, for inspecUon, and re
quested d, after analysis, tie foun.i it menuinuiis, to
sanction and approve us use among our soldiers.
'Ihe following is the Medical birrt tor's reply, and
also (.en. ps;rana' permission losmpjuu doxeu
ai.once, to have it sola to sutlers.
"I am futtiffied that Cedron Kitteis w..l do no
harm to any one it UKi-n properly and ia utoder.
lion. I m no obj uon to Dr. bu 's being permit
ted lo dispose cl it to sutlers.
Mi A. TatTasroa,
Burgeon and Medical Director, D.C
EKAtMCAaTKBS DKP4BT. fit THW CvaBSBI.AND, I
suvilli, r., July Iscj.
Dr. John Bul.'s agent, Mr. , has penmssiou
to ship to aehville, T-nn., ia grrss or :io dozen,
of Hun Cedron bitters, lor saie lo sutlers in llio
The regulations cf the Treasury Tjepartrm nt are
to he complied with strictly.
By command ol Maj. ueu. Rosecrans.
Wa. M Wrtas,
Major and Provost Marsnal (general.
For sale, wholesale aud retail by BEKltt, Dl
Mu VILLE A CJ., Nasnvilie, lean.
o tl7-tu sat dawJm
TT E'.EMA.N Co'tGESUIffB MEDia.NALCOI)
A. Liter Oil has proved, by twenty years'
experience, the most valuaMe remedy in use, aa
while it cure tne disease, it gives strength and ti-n
to the patieiit. toarranusl pure and mat irntn
'resh Uver, with great rare, without any artificial
bleaching, bunl ty Lniggisis.
HKGEMAN A CO.,
mar7-m Chemists and Druggists, Jiew York.
a asaay poloU, bat all agrea thai
SMOLANDEU'S EXTRACT BUCKU
cures KIDNEY LLSEASE3, KHIL'MATiS.vf, VRI
SARY LiaOKLERS, b&AViL, WEAKSE.- and
PAINS lata BACK, FEMALS COMPLAINTS,
and LlaEASlta arming from EXCESS Ed, more
quietly and effectually than any fluid Extract
Buck a in tha market.
TARK .o OTHKa.
Sold by all A pothecarea. Prtca 1.
EWIN A PKNCLE'lONand DEMOV1LLZ A Co.
Agents for 'hv.ile and vicinity.
BUKLEitili A ROtEKS, Vsnoleaaie Druggista,
Boston, ataia.' Osnerai Agents. IfeblJ lj-wjm
n A VINO qualified as Administrator on tha ea.
taie of Jvho II. Bail, deceases, this is to no
l.iy all persens bating claims against said estate to
fiie them with me wiihin the trne preacnld by
law, or they will be barred, aad thoca inoabted to
come forward aad meae payment.
JOflj HU. SMITH. Adm-r
Ginseng, Feathers, Beeswax.
rpHE highest market price win be paid, in goods
A. or eaw-n, at tha Drug btore of R. P. Jenama A
Co., o. JA orta Mar list street, (Tom Wells' old
Bland) for (j-.osocg, aathera and Bswaz.lAa
much as ilO.Ouu ioa. oioaaag waatad.
Type FoaaJrpaJ Prialcr'i Eapariaa,
KsUkllahaa 18 IS.
HAGAE & CO.,
o. S3 9ol tTaxrr, nw-roaa.
TBI? old established Foondry hsv:ng larjra aa
aortmentof Book, Newspaper, Joo and Orna
mental Type, tha proprietors ar prepared Willi
ample faciliues to promptly execute all orders far
Bam, and pnntisg matanais of avary deacrpuoa.
laciadj Preava of ad AUaulaciarara. cUT-wos