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SUNDAY MORNING APRIL 5, 1857.
THE "2JEWS." - s
The ".Mrtet " of yesterday announces-an im
portent change in th? relatiensof that paper to
the public Its morning edition will hereafter
be pabHshed under the narae of the "Mornins
JVetr," and 4ill advocate the leading princi
ples of the American party." The evening
edition will be called the "Evening Putier"
and -will continue an " Independent Literary
Journal." There will also be a "Weekly
Ami" aad"irWy Visitor" which will par
take of the character respectively attached to
the Dailies of the same name.
There will be a-strong editorial force engaged
in the publication of the i&ulr'and Tltilor. In
addition to the very able talent already engaged
in it, we learn that Isaac M. Patmdge, Esq.,
late of the Eagle and Enquirer, has connected
himself permanently with the two papers and
that he will hereafter give his talents to the
same cause in which he has heretofore been
engaged. TVe wish all parties the largest p
cumary success,- but none whatever in pro-
mulgieg their political tenets.
THE DKED SCOTT CASE.
The editor of the Huntsville (Ala.) Berne
crat, who was present. in the Supreme Court
Teem, when the opinions of the Judges were
rendered in this case, refers to an important
deciseee of Lord Stowell in England, and a
correspofideAce between Lord S. and Judge
Stort touching its point, an extract from
wfelch was read by Mr. Justice Nelson- in the
opinion renttorid by him. This corresposdence
represents Judge Story as entirely concurring
wHh Lard Stowull with reference to the tem
porary sojourn on soil where slavery is not re
cognized by the laws of a slave residing else
where. Wo make the following extract from
the article of the Democrat :
"We were very much pleased with the opin
ion of Judge Nelson, of New York, as well for
Its legal ability and lucid style as the boldness
with which he, a Northern man and citizrn of
a Black Kepublic&n State, bandied the subject
of slavery, and pronounced views adverse to
the prejudices and sentiments of bis section.
Ke quoted an extract from a letter of Judge
Story to Lord Stowell, in reply to a letter of
the fatter sending bis decision in a case similar
to4he Dred Scott case, which completely takes
the wind out of the sails of the Black Re
publicans of Boston, where Judge Story resid
ed, aad, doubtless, proves a disagreeable sur
prise to most of them ; for it presents Story
rerttit Curtis. It seems, that Judge Story was
accustomed to write, at least once a year, to
Lord Stowell, sending him a copy of his judi
cial decisions, which the latter duly recipro
cated. At length, a case arose in the English
Court, (of which Lord Stowell was Chief Jus
tice) where a Jamaica slave was carried by bis
master to Ecgland for temporary residence, and
was subsequently taken back to Jamaica, and
he brought suit for his freedom, and the infe
rior Court decided against his right to freedom
and in the Appellate Court, Lord Stowell, in
behalf of a majority of the Court, affirmed the
judgment below. Lord Stowell sent his decis
ion to Judge Story, who delayed replying so
long, that Lord S. again wrote to bim, express
ing regret at not receiving a reply and a hope
that their pleasant correspondence, of so many
year's standing, would not cease. Judge Story,
then, replied, expressing his entire approval of
Lord Stewell's decision and the judgment of
the Court, and adding that, if a similar case
should present itself to bim, he wonld give a
similar decision. This opinion of Judge Story
being extra-judicial is, of course, not authori
tative, but, as the opiuion of a man pre-eminent
as a judge and legal writer, it is entitle!
to great weight, and will, no doubt, have its
isJueuce in correcting public opinion at the
North, particularly in Boston, if blind fanati
cism does not completely ignore the memory of
his virtues, talents and learning."
The Democrat also refers to an en dit in the
Washington circles with reference to the prob
able successor of Chief Justice Tanev in the
event of his death or resignation during the
term of the present Administration.
The removal of Judge Taxet from the Su
preme bench 'could not be looked upon as less
than a national calamity. But in such event
we can not think of a gentleman better quali
fied to fill his place, or one who has already
proved himself to be a more accomplished and
profound jurist, and who more correctly un
derstands the true theory of our Constitution
than Judge Campbell.
"It was reported, that the Chief Justice in
tended this opinion to be the last crowning act
of bis judicial life, and would resign immedi
ately after its delivery ; but one of his brethren
os the Bench informed us, that he had no inten
tion of resigning, and altbough physically
feeble, his memory was ready and retentive, and
his intellect as unclouded as ever. Even at his
advanced age, he has no superior on the Bench.
His exalted judicial career fully vindicates the
wisdom of Gen. Jackson in appointing him to
succeed Chief Justice Marshall.
" It is said in Washington circles, that, in the
event of Judge Taney's death or resignation,
during Mr. Buchanan's Administration, it is
probable Alabama will be honored with the
appointment of Chief Justice in the person of
Judge John A. Campbell. The manner in
which Judge Campbell's judicial talents and le
gal attainments are spoken of by the Supreme
Court Bar and others in Washington, is a just
source of pride to every true Alabamian. Some
who stand at the head of the Bar speak of him
as 'the first man on the Supreme Court Bench,'
notwithstanding be is the youngest member of
the Court, except, perhaps, Judge Curtis. His
opinion in the Dred Scott case is said to be a
rich mine of judicial and historic lore, sound
in legal loic, well sustained by precedent, and
furnishing the complete history of slavery, in
Its European as all as its American aspect, in
the shortest space, of any dissertation or decis
ion extant. We shall look with great interest
for its publication, with the hope of giving our
readers the benefit of its perusal. It will e
remembered that Judges Campbell, Wayne,
Grier and Daniel did not read their opinions in
BBAKCH BAILKOAD TO XJE5KABK.
The following communication from a citizen
" of Denmark, Madison county, discussing a
question of great interest to the citizens of
that section, merits the careful attention of the
people of Memphis. It is proposed to build a
branch road from Denmark either to the Mem
pbto and Ohio, the Somerville branch of the
Memphis and Charleston Railroad, or to the
Mississippi and Tennessee Central Railroad,
Such a branch as the one proposed would prove
a very important feeder to whatever road it
may unite with, and the generous rivalry of all
should at once be excited to secure it to eitter.
Deacaark is situated in one of the most fertile
aad wealthy agricultural districts in Western
Tenuessee. It could not therefore fail to bring
a heavy business to the road which shall se
cure the branch to unite with it. We invite
attention to the coamumcatioE :
Per the Memphis Appeal.
Messes. Emtobs: As the subject of Rail
roads is at this time attracting much of the
public attention, will you allow me, through
the columns of your paper, to bring to notice
a project, in which the enterprising citizens in
and about Denmark feel a living Interest. Re
cently a large and enthusiastic meeting was
held in the town of Denmark, to consider the
practicability of connecting that place, by
Railroad, with the Memphis and Ohio Road,
the Central Road, or at Somerville delegates
were appointed to visit the different sections,
' who have reported that the project meets with
much favor and encouragement. Denmark is a
healthy location, with two flourishing schools,
affording advantages for the education of young
men and ladies surpassed by no place in the
Western District, and surrounded by a rich
section of country, to whose citizens may be
ascribed as much enterprise, integrity and in
telligence as any other section of the country,
and as an evidence of the fertility, richness
and value of its soil, it may be remarked that
at the recent assessment, the landed property
in the civil district adjoining Denmark was
valued at about two millioni of dollars. The
farmers in that section, now, have to use the .
common roads, which in this country are pro--Terbial
for being impassable during the season '
hen thev are most needed to carry offto mar
ket the products of their farmers, beside the
utter Impracticability of transporting sucu
articles as corn, fodder, wheat and otner pro
ducts, which can well be spared from a farm,
and go to swell the importance of even a large
At this day it is too late to speak of the im
portance of Railroads to every section of the
country through which they are constructed,
not only giving to the farmer cheap facilities
for market for the Burplus product of his labor,
but affording constant and frequent communi
cation between the different sections, and there
by give vitality and vigor to every branch of
business. Thus it is that when any portion of
the people are deprived of its benefits, a strug'
gle is made to put them upon a footing with
those more favored. While the citizens of Mem
phis are rejoicing over the completion of the
" Memphis and Charleston " Hoad, (with whom
we rejoice) which is to carry the waters of the
Mississippi, by the power of the " Iron Horse,"
to the Atlantic, the modest Danes only de
sire Memphis to stretch out her herculean arm
but a few rods farther and give but a slight
pull, and they will become more identified ai
one r tople in interest, as they are now in sym
pathy and feeling. What say you ?
Aran. 3, 1867. DENMARK.
Mr. John B. Sarpy, an old and influen
tial citizen of St. Louis, died on the 1st inst.
gg- The Upper Mississippi river is reported
clear of ice.
Tennessee Cadets. The following appoint
ments for Cadets at West Point, from Tennes
see, for the present year, have been made :
ZADDfCI T. WlLLETT, JOHN II. TaLBERT,
Wm. W. Thompson, Chas. J. Thomas, Gus-
tavus A. Hesby, Jr.
Rev. J. M. Alexander, of Carrolisville,
Mississippi, has accepted an invitation to take
charge of the Church in Palestine, Illinois.
Rev. Dr. Brainebd, of Philadelphia, recent
ly reached his twentieth anniversary sermon
He stated that in these twenty years he had
admitted 7S1 to the communion of his church,
baptized 740 adiHe and children, attended 724
funerals, and united 540 couples in marriage,
Prof. Henry, the distinguished head of the
Smithsonian Institution, testifies that he knows
but one man amomr the scientific men of the
United States who is an infidel.
The Swedish Church has now the entire con
trol of the public schools in that kingdom
The bishop is superintendent of all educational
institutions in his diocese the rectors, lectors,
adjuncts and teachers are bound to obey him
Southern Methodism has now six bishops
the Rtv. Messrs. Soole, Andrew, Paine,
Pierce, Carley and Kavanaugh. Two have
died since its organization Drs. Capers and
The Cumberland Presbyterian Church at
Evausville, Indiana, is without a pastor, and
the membership are very anxious to be sup
plied. The congregation is small, but, with a
little assistance from the Board of Missions, :
minister could be well supported.
According to the Koran, there is in the Lea
ven of Mohammed an angel whose eyes an
70,000 days' journey apart.
The Methodist Church. The Christian
.lirocate and Journal says that the recent
news from the churches is refreshing enough to
set every old-fashioned Methodist-in the land
to shouting, and every new-fashioned one, also,
"The proposition," says the Jldtecalc, "of
some of our correspondents, that we should
have faith for a general revival in the year
1857, seems in a hopeful way to be realized.-
M. Marlot, who has just been appointed by
Louis Napoleon Archbishop of Paris, is sixty
three years of age, and has bad eighteen years
of prelature. He was made Bishop of Orleans
in 1833, Archbishop of Tours in 1842, and ere
ated Cardinal in 1S53. As a Cardinal he is
Senator of France, and draws bis pay as such,
Mortality among Clergymen. We i
tice the decease, within a Bhort time, of the
following named clergymen in different parts
of the country:
In Lowell, Massachusetts, Rev. Joseph Mer
rill, Methodist, 63 : in Cato.New York, Rjv.
Abraham Hoffman, Reformed Dutch, 76; iu
Belchertown, Massachusetts, Kev. Francis
Braraan, Methodist, 64; in Plainfield, Ver
mont, Rev. Joel Kisk, Congregational, 59 ; in
Asdover, Maine, Rev. William Gregg, 92 ; in
Philadelphia, K:v. A. Langford, Methodist,
99 ; in Louisville, Kentuckys Rev. Charles H.
Norton, 34; in Sherman, Connecticut, Rev.
Malthy Gelston, 99 ; at Stafford Springs, Con
necticut, Rev. Levi Packard, Congregational,
63 ; at Mount Holly, New Jersey, Rev. Jona
G. Collom; in Galesburg, Illinois, Rev. Fran
cis Leonard, 30 ; in Canton Centre, Connecti
cut, Rev. Jairus Burt, Congregational, 61 ; at
Orange Springs, Florida, Rev. J. B. Stiteler,
Baptist, of Savannah ; in Curwinsrille, Penn
sylvania, Rev. John W. Elliott, Methodist, 39 ;
2 T- . t n a. . r 1 mo
in xurncr, iiiame, xiev. niariia ieonara, so;
at College Hill, Ohio, Rev. Lorenzo Cary, Pres
byterian; in Oxford, Ohio, Rev. J. Holmes, 26;
in Cuarlotte, Iew York, llev. Archioald Fer
guson, Presbyterian ; in Hamilton, Canada
West, Bishop Reynolds, of the Methodist Epis
copal Church, 71 ; in Center, Wisconsin, Rev.
T. G. Cole, 31.
The New Orleans Picayune says:
" Conspicuous among the recently erected
religious edifices in this city, is the new Jew
ish synagogue on Carondelet street, between
Julia and St. Joseph streets. It stands out,
bold and classic in its outlines, and challenges
the admiration of every pisser by. Its beauty
is of that kind wh'ch is derived from simplici
ty of style and massivrness of structure, and
which is always a relief and pleasure to the
eye. The mam body of the building is 85 feet
long by 63 feet in width, and in front there is a
portico of 13 feet, supported on massive col
umns, which rest on a granite base. From the
buttresses across the whole building, run gran
ite steps, and the ceiling of the portico is in
marble mosaic In the synagogue there are
fourteen windows, twenty-eight feet high by
seven feet wide, and between the floor ana ceil
ing there is a clear space of thirty-six feet,
broker, however, on each side, by a range of
galleries supported on Corinthian columns,
wnicapreseni a very graceiui and elegant ap
pearance. On each'side of the main Building,
though at some distance from it, are dwellings
for the minister and sexton. These are uni
form in size and appearance, each being eighty
oy tweniy-uve reel on me ground neor. wuen
completed, the whole of the improvements will
cost about $75,000. The ground in front of the
building is to be cncisscd witn an ornamental
iron fence, which will add greatly to its gene
ral appearance. It is expected that the syna
gogue will be completed in the course of tw"o
weeks, and in all probability the consecration
ceremonies will be performtl on the last day
of the present month."
The Mtlhod'ut Protestant, in relating the
early struggles of an itinerant preacher, fur
n idies the following queer sketch of bis por
"A widowed mother, with several fatherless
children, were dependent on his efforts for their
support. By his greatest efforts he could but
just provide the very necessaries of life for
Dimseli and tnese. His summers were occu
pied in clearing land, or digging among the
green roots to raise a crcp, and his winters in
teaching school, in the ruae round log school-
bouses, with puncheon and clapboard floors
and roor, sticic cnimneys, split Jog bencnes,
tc. At length, however, after hiring out three
months to chop, log and burn off the timber,
to nrenare for a wheat crop, nrocurinir a small
Indian pony and very old saddle, and a pair of
saddle-bags, partly on credit, arrangements
were made by which the care or the widowed
mother was left with others of her children,
and, in company with J. M. S., another young
preacher, he set but for Conference. Here is
his picture, just then: He ivas nearly twenty-j
mree years or age, six feet mgn, slim, and slab
sided. Seated on bis little pony, his feet came
In close proximity to the ground, as he rode
along. His dress-coat bad once been of blue
broadcloth, but was now extensively patched
with blue satinett. It was of the old-fashioned,
narrow-tailed species, and loo short in the
waist. His overcoat was frock of blue sati
nett, made originally for a dress-coat, but too
large. It was also patched and thieadbare.
His hat was a very heavy-bodied white wool
hat, napped with fur, and had a brim about
four inches wide. From under this heavy hat
hung carelessly his long red hair. He was
very awkward in hia manners, and green in his
appearance. Rather a dull looking chance for
an itinerant preacher. But his heart was pet
on the work."
Edward W. Harwell, Wm. Willborn and
Chas. P. Ball have ben selected at Cadets
from Alabama, at West Point, for the present
Lawrence County. Col. O. H. Bynum is
a candidate for the Senate in Lawrence, Walk
er and Hancock. He Is an etficieut gentleman.
Judge H. A. McGhee and JohnT. Phinizy,
Esq., are candidates for the House boih gen
tlemen of ability and influence. The three are
We copy the following from the North Ma-
Fire. The residence of Thomas Thorne,
Esq., near Burleson, in this county, was de
stroyed by fire, on Wednesday morning, 18th
inst., about 2 o'clock. Toe fire originated in
the kitchen, and -had progressed so far when
discovered, that but little furniture was Baved.
Loss estimated at 51,200 or Sl.oOO. Fire acci
Brutal Outrage. The Lafayette Herald
says that on the 16th ulu, a daughter of Mrs.
Shipp, a widow lady, residing near Milltown,
in Chambers county, had been on an errand to
a neighbor's house, and, while ie turning, was
attacked by a negro boy, the propeity of Mrs.
bcott, wuo attempted to violate ner person, and
failing in his hellish design, deliberately beat
her bead with rocks until he thought she was
dean, and leu ner weltering in her gore, bbe
was found, conveyed home, and was still alive
up to Tuesday evening, but there was very lit
tle hope entertained of her recovery. The boy
being arraigned by the neighbors, confessed his
guilt, and stated that he intended to kill her to
avoid detection. He was taken to Lafayette
immediately, and lodged in jail. Tbfe Circuit
'Court being in session, a Grand Jury was im
panncled to investigate the matter, and were
engaged in that business when the Herald waa
put to press. The girl was about tenyears old.
The negro boy (Henry,) charged with the
above crimes, has been sentenced by Judge
Rapier to be hung next Friday.
Mr. L. G. Tarrant has just finished a new
steam grist mill at Marion.
We copy the following from the Marion Com
mon'setllh,o the 27th ult. :
Marion and Cahaba Railroad. The finel
survey of the Marion an-l Cahaba Railroad
was completed by the Engineer, Mr. Gardner,
on Wednesday last. The extension of the road
to Cahaba is a fixed fact, and the whole road
will be put under contract as soon as the Board
of Directors act upon the Report oi the Engi
neer. The completion of the toad to Cahaba
will be hailed with joy by every citizen at all
interested in the completion of the road to the
Alabama river ; and the citizens of Cahaba
and vicinity deserve much praise for the active
exertions used by them in securing ample means
to complete the road to their thriving town.
We hope to be able to take a ride through on
the Marion and Cahaba Railroad to the town of
Cahaba by the first of November next.
The Se Ima Reporter, of last week, says :
Another large load of ron arrived Monday
night for the Alabama and Mississippi Rail
road Company. Col. D A. Boyd informs us
that the contractors will commence work next
week. As we have before stated the Company
have a supply of iron sufficient to carry the
road to within about six mi'ea of Uniontown.
The last number of the Chambers Tribune,
We regret to hear that some time last week,
a Mr. Summers, living near Cusseta, in this
county, committed self-destruction by cutting
his throat from ear to ear. Cause supposed
to be mental aberration.
From Washington. We clip the following
telegraphic dispatches from Washington, which
we find in the St. Louis papers of the 2d inst.:
Washington, March 31. Instructions to
Gov. Walker are full, clear and explicit, and
in them are quoted the exact words of Mr. Bu
chanan's inaugural, viz: "It is the indispensa
ble duty of the government to secure to every
resident inhabitant free and independent ex
pression of his opinion on his vote." In this
the Cabinet cordially concur, and they and
those who will shortly administer the affairs of
Kansas, believe there is nothing to prevent such
a result in the adoption of the State' Constitu
tion, as the Legislative Assembly, at their last
session, repealed that portion 6t the election
law which required a challenged voter to take
an oath to support the fugitive slave law.
Gentlemen who have made inquiry relative
to this subject, have been assured that the ad
ministration and Gov. Walker will endeavor to
carry out their promise in good faitb, being
fully impressed with,the importance of the re
sult. Notice has been given by the British Post
Office of the recent establishment of packet
communication with China, in connection with
the overland mai's. The mails for China will
accordingly be made up at the London Post
Office on the 20th and2Sth,as well as the 4th
and 10th of each month.
Washington, April 1. The administration
has initiated none of the proceedings in Kan
sas having in view the election of delegates
preliminary to the formation of a State Consti
tuti n, but with the intention and desire to ter
minate the distracting question of Slavery,
will assist in carrying forward the meas- re
which has been commenced iu the Territory for
that purpose, leaving the people at large, with
out any reference whatever to their political
divisions, to settle it by a free and untrammel
led vote for themselves. It having been re
peatedly asked how independent suffrage can
be exercised if the laws of the Territory are to
be regarded as valid, the reply, from the best
sources of information is, that the lav provid
ing for the election is a fair one, as it is expli
cit in declaring that all free white male citi
zens of the United States, over twenty-one
years of age, residents of the Territory on the
first of April, shall be entitled to vote for dele
gates to the Constitutional Convention. This
is to be administf red without any regard what
ever to test oaths.
Gov. Walker, and Secretary of State, Stan
ton, have repeatedly said, their efforts in ac
cordance with the views of the Administration
will be to receive a fairexpression of the opin
ion of the people of Kansas, while they will
cheerfully abstain from any act which could be
construed into partiality to one side orthe other.
Whichsoever way the citizens decide, the Ad
ministration will be content.
The Completion or the Memphis and
Charleston Railroad. We copy the fol
lowing from the Chattanooga Mccrtiser, of
the 2nd inst.:
The great event of the pst week waa the
laying of the last bar of iron on the main
trunk of the Memphis and Charleston Rail
road. Whether considered in a local, commer
cial or national point of view, this is, indeed,
a pplendid triumph of the spirit of improve
ment in the South. In less than four years, a
first class road of nearly 300 miles in length
has been carried to successful completion, and
the company left in a healthy financial condi
tion. This is the first iron union of the At
lantic wi h the Mississippi within the limits of
the Southern States, and we cannot but look
upon it as the dawn of that career of prosper!
ty, wuicii, tnougo long uemea to me soulii, is
vet her rightful Heritage, springing forth from
the unsurpassed richness of her soil, her mines
and her forests. It is difficult to conceive of
the magic effect upon the commercial relations
of this section, occasioned by the opening of
this new channel of trade and travel. The
convergence of the Virginia and East Tennes
see system of Railroads, and of the South
Carolina and Georgia Railroads to connect
with this Western line at Chattanooga, must
inevitably make it one of the most important
features oi tne ureal nziuc ivuiway, ana in
return it will become a giant artery of com
merce for (be outlet of the products of the
One of the immediate results of the opening
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or mis Koaa win oe io uring mempuis into
competition with Nashville and the Atlantic
cities for the grocery trade of East Tennessee,
North Georgia and North Alabama, and we
have no doubt the former city will industrious
ly cultivate the field thus opened to ber enter
prise, we snail bave more 10 say upon uus
The Blempbis and ubarieston nanroaa now
connects with Chattanooga by tb$ msnvme
and Chattanooga Road from Stevenson, a dis
tance of 38 miles. It is the intention of the
Company to build an independent track to this
nlace as soon as the already finished portion
gets under successful operation. Indeed a sep
arate track will soon become a mailer or ne
cessity, as the business of the two Roads can
not be promptly transacted upon a single line.
When this extension shall be completed, the
Memphis and Charleston Company can boast
of one of the most magnificent and. profitable
Roads in the whole country. Chattanooga i
will then alsoreceire no inconsiderable impetus
in her advancement as the Railroad City of
In conclusion, we will state that the friends
of this enterprise will celebrate its completion
at Memphis on the 1st and 2d of May next.
Preparations will be made on a mammoth scale,
and all who are so fortunate as to be present,
will, no doubt, become converts to the doctrine
that Railroads are a " great inntitution."
THE SPANISH-AMEHICAN THEATT.
THIS CONVENTION MADE IN WASHINGTON BT
XnE CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN MINIS
TERS. We, the undersigned, ministers plenipoten
tiary and cbargea d'affaires cf the Spanish
American republics, having assembled in the
city of Washington, on the 8th day of Novem
ber, 1850, for the purpose of considering the
dangerous condition in which our respective
republics stand, as well on account of the doc
trines subversive of International law which
are extending in this part of the world, as on
account of the isolation in which all the afore
said republics have maintained themselves up
to the present time, depriving them of the power
of opposing to their enemies the resistance
which would be the result of closer relations
between all the Spanish-American people and
governments, and for the purpose of giving to
each one and to all of these republics the con
sideration, the weight, the power, and the re
spectability belonging to them, so as to assure
their internal peace and their complete and in
violable independence, agree tub spt ratis (in
hope of ratification) to propose to our respec
fiYf !overnments the following treaty of alli
ance or confederation between all the Spanish
American republics :
1. All the republics guaranty to each other
their independence and sovereignty, and the in
tegrity of their Territories, not permitting the
formation on the frontiers, in. the ports, or in
any port o' a republic, of expeditions, enlist
ments, armaments, or conspiracies against the
government existing in one orthe other of them;
and if it 6hall occur that any emlgrenta or re
fugees in one of these republics shall abuse the
asylum and hospitality conceded to all, by pro
moting disturbances ana aiarm m lue neigo-
boring countiies. the government of the repub
lic in which such abuse shall be committed,
shall expel said emigrants or refugees from
the point in which they may cause tbese evils,
without the necessity of the menaced govern
ment requiring such a measure.
2. Each one of tbe governments of the allied
countries binda itself to consider and to treat
as piratical any expedition that may bs made
against one or against several of these repub
lics, whether these expeditions be formed by
the citizens of the invaded republics, or by
foreigoers unautborued oy tbeir own govern
ments to make war in conformity to thegeneral
custom of civilized nations.
3. All the governments of the allied peoples
engage themselves not to cede nor alienate to
j any foreign Power any part of their territory.
4. ibey pine memseivs to boia ana regard
as acts of usurpation tbe decrees or a power
created in any of tbe Spanish American States
by the aid of a foreign force, invited or admit
ted tn take part in its intestine quarrels, and to
treat the invitation of such force as the crime
of high treason.
5. They bind themselves to lend mutual aid
to each other, and to resist with such force and
resources as each of the allied republics may
have at its disposal, in tbe defense of such as
may be threatened with invasion or with any
act of violence on the part of a foreign enemy.
6. Holding that the enemy of any one of the
allied States is to be considered as the enemy
of all, none of these States shall in any event
afford an asylum or refuge to tbe enemies of
any of them, nor shall maintain relations of
any kind with such enemies, excepting such as
may be held in a state of war, so long as the
btate attacked may not bave adjusted peace
with its enemies.
7. In questions between one or other of the
Spanish American republics, all the rest shall
"abstain from taking any part in favor of or
against tbe contending parties, leaving to them
selves the privilege of determining such ques
tions as they may deem best; but still they
shall all "have the privilege of undertaking the
reconciliation of such disputant governments,
employing for that purpose such means as may
be dictated to them by their desire of conserv
ing the harmony and cordial friendship which
are so necessary to neighboring States having
8. The citizens of all the allied republics
wuo ciaim me privilege, win be considered- as
citizens in each one of them, with the emov-
ment of the rights and with the limitations es
tablished by tbeir respective constitutions.
9. Commerce and navigation shall be, in all
Spanish America, as free for the citizens of
the allied republics as for the citizens of
each, with the exception of the coasting trade,
10. The correspondence of all the allied
Governments shall pass through all the Post
Offices of the Confederation without paying
postage, and private mails shall not pay more
than is necessary to defray the expenses of the
administration or tbe I'ost Uthce.
11. Judicial writs, and public and authentic
documents, executed in one of the allied re
publics in accordance with ita laws, will pro
duce in all the rest the same civil effects as if
they had been executed in accordance with the
laws of tbe country in which they are present
ed, provided that the authenticity of the signa
tures be certified by the respective national
12. The diplomatic ministers, the consuls
and vice consuls of each orthe allied renub
lies will be obliged to protect tbe citizens of
the other republics, in case those requiring
such protection cannot recur for it to the min
isters or consular agents of their own repub
lics. 13. For the purpose of carrying into effect
mis Dona or amaHce and or confederation of
all the Snaniih American republics, a Con
gress of plenipotentiaries will meet in the city
of Lima, Peru, in the year 1857.
14. This confederation will be denominated,
me L,onieaerauon or tue apanisb American
15. The Congress of plenipotentiaries au
thorized for the purpose will give the definite
form to the-federal pact, but without this eon
federation assuming in any manner any of the
attributes of the sovereignty and independence
of the allied republics, and not interfering in
mc iiueruiti audirs oi any oiaie.
iu. congress win assemble every two or
three years, at the place that will be designa
ted in the last preceding session.
17. In order that the union of all the Spanish
Aiueiicdii peopie may oe-more closely cemented
iuc jnciiipuieiuidries win oe at me nrst meet
ing authorfzed to treat on the following points
1st. To propose a system of weights, measures
and money, common to all the republics, thus
facilitating mercantile transactions. 2d. To
regulate a uniform Consular system in the
whole confederacy. 3d. To equalize In the
customs, laws and tariffs the quota of duties
ia oe paii!. 4in. 10 lorm a code or Spanish
American maritime law : and fifth, to arrange
the formality and requisites necessary for the
requisitions of the competent authorities of one
or me apanisu American States to have fulfil
ment in the others to which they may be-direct
ed, as well in criminal aa in ciil matters.
18. The present convention does not in any
manner bind any but those Slates represented
by the signers, who ratify it in accordance with
thjeir constitutional Ian s, and the ratifications
will be exchanged in the place to be designated
within eight months, to be- computed from this
In faith whereof the undersigned sign and
sear seven copies of this document in the paid
city ofsWashiugton, the 19Ji of November,
Signed and scaled by
GENERAL DON PEDRO ALCANTARA nRRRAN.
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Piewpotenlliry from
DON ANTGNIO JOSE DE IRISARRI.
Minister Plenipotentiary aiHi Knvoy Extraordinary frum
lai- it'pBDiic or umtProala au.l sal.ador.
GENERAL DON MANUEL ROBLES PEZUKLA.
En Toy extraordinary and Miniittr Plenipotentiary Xrotn
ine .Mexican jtepumic.
DON JUAN IGNACIO DE'OSKA.
Mlni.ter Resident of tne Republic cf Peru.
DON LUIS MOLINA,
Charge d'AOMrct of th- Rrpnblic of CoU Rica, and
DON PLORENCIO RIVAS.
Charge d'Affalrs of the R -public oj Yentnela.
Interesting frora Washingisgton Eon. Robert
J. Walker, Governor of Kansas.
Special dispatch to the New Tort Daily .Times
Washington, March 26. It has escaped
me nonce or peopie iiere, as it was not regard
ed for tbe moment &B bavin? anvrinlitiral iir.
nificatice, that the President, notwithstanding
Ibenressure or public business unon him fmm
J all directions, had taken opportunities of fre
quent and lengtuy interviews with Air. Walker
duriRgthe past fortnight, which are now un
derstood to have had reference to Kansas. Mr.
Buchanan had, probably, made up his mind
previous to tue auvenc or ex-UOV. lieary,
wfiom he would appoint in his place, and hence
the intimations that were thrown out that a
statesman of the first order of talent and en
ergy would be chosen, and that opportunities
of higber distinction would be afforded in Kan
sas, than could be enjoyed by any other ap-
puiiucc ul ui5 auiiuuisirauon.
It seems to be the common supposition that
Mr. Walker is entirely identified with the ex
treme Southern interest. This is not tbe case,
and scarcely ought to be charged against the
man who was chosen to the United States Sen
ate, from Mississippi, as the opponent of Mr.
Poindex'er, in the very campaign in which the
latter gentleman stumped the State under the
Palmetto flag, as the advocate of South Caro
lina nullification! Mr. Walker's course, at
that time, met with tbe approbation of every
union man turouguour. me land. His standard
was tbe nag or tbe Union, which .he wore
around his) waist, in which costume he de
nounced disunion as treason, in every prin
cipal town and village of his adopted Southern
Robert J. Walker, the son of Judge Walker
one of the Judges of the Supreme Couit of
the United States was born in Pennsylvania,
and, I bslieve, not far from the home of Mr.
Buchanan. He studied law under his own
father, and .practiced bis profession at Pitts-
ourgu, wnere ne married a daugbter or i-ranic-lin
liache of Philadelphia, and a grand-daughter
of Benjamin Franklin. The first nomina
tion of Andrew Jackson for 'the Presidency
was made by young Walker, shortly after he
was aumittea to tbe bar, at a convention or
the Pennsylvania Democracy. After his emi
gration to Mississippi he became identified
with Texan Independence, but he took no lead
ing part in national matters until the declara
tion of South Carolina in favor of-nullification
excited his zeal in behalf of the Union.
Walker was first reouested bv Mr. Polk to
enter his Cabinet as Attorney-General, that
post being deemed most In accordance with bis
tastes ; but subsequent events transferred him
to the Treasury Department. He then inaugu
rated the "Revenue," as distinguished from the
" Protection " tariff system, and drew up and
reported the tariff of 1346. it was a bold
measure, reducing duties more than one-half,
on an average, and that at a time when the
country was involved in a war. and in oonosi
tion to the views of the commercial, moneyed
anu manufacturing ciaBBes.
Un tbe passage of the bill. Mr. Evans. Sen
ator from Maine, and considered tbe financial
leader of the Whiga, declared, in his place,
that the revenue of the next year would not be
$12,000,000. Daniel Webster left a memo
randum with the clerk of the Senate, that It
would not produce $14,000,000. Abbott Law
rence ar.d the barking Interests of this city and
xv ew England considered tbe policy as
structive. Walker's recorded estimate was
it would give, in the first year, $30,000,000. It
gave $29,000,000 and some hundreds of thou
sands, and has gone on increasing until it has
reacbed its present prodigious amount.
Walker is tbe only Cabinet oliicer wbo bas
had his reports printed abroad. Sir Robert
Peel had them printed for the benefit of the
House of Commons, and he has the honor of be
ing the only financial minister whom the world
has produced, who has advanced Government
Stocks, and maintained them above par, dur
ing a foreign war, and wbile it waa borrowing
Appointments by the President.
James H. Ware, of Alabama, reappointed.
Kegtster or tbe Land Uliice at Huntsville, Ala
John S. Nance, of Alabama, reappointed
uece.ver or t'ubuc Moneys at Huntsville, Ala
William J. U wen, of Arkansas, reappointed
Register of the Lmd Office at Champagnole,
William T. Sargent, of Arkansas, reappoint
ed Receiver of Public Moneys at Champagnole,
Henry P. Johnson, of Arkansas, to be Reg
ister of the Land Office at Washington, Ar
kansas, vice nenjamin f. Jett, 1b03e commis
eion expires on tbe 29th instant.
Cbarles U. Mitchell reappointed Receiver of
rubiic Moneys at Wasbmgton, Arkansas.
Thomas O. Glascock, of Alabama, reap
pointed Register of the Land Ofliee at Mont
unver rJastiam, or Arkansas, reappointed
Register of the Land Office at Clarksville, Ar
Monroe,Donoho, of Alabama, reappointed
Register of the Land Office at Tuscaloosa,
James W. Warren, of Alabama, reappointed
iteceiver or .public Moneys at Tuscaloosa
Leroy B. Cunningham, of Arkancaj, to be
Kegisterof the Land Office at Fayetteville
Arkansas, vice Lee C. Blakemore, whose com
mission expires on the (3;h of April, 1S5i.
Joseph L. Dickson, of Arkansas, to be Re
ceiver of Public Moneys at Fayetteville, Ar
kansas, vice De Witt U. Tell, whose commis
sion expires on the blh April, 1857.
Woman in Search or a Husband. Th
subjoined; in a lady's handwriting, has been
sent us for publication. As it suggests to peo
ple who have marriageable daughters, and wish
to dispose of them, quite as effectual a method
of effectipg their object as sending them to
fashionable parties, we have thought that, as
chroniclers of new inventions, we had no right
to witbbold it from tbe public :
" Tbe season of Lent bas arrived to put a stop
10 tbe gaieties or tue winter, uur rasbionabi
young ladies have now time to reflect upon th
past few months; and bow must the soul of any
sensible one among tbem sicken at tbe remem,
brance of past frivolity the evenings spent in
dissipation the daytime rendered unfit for any
useful employment. Not only the reckless and
foolish have passed their time thus, but young
ladies or great loveliness or disposition, or warm
bearts and tnougbtrui minds, now is ibis pos
sible ?A How is it that a serious, affectionate
mother can encourage her daughter to thi
waste of time and health, and the pure-minded
girl can acquiesce? What is the reason of this
state of things ?
"The plain fact ia this, young ladies are sent
into Bociety mat tney may be seen and married.
bociety is a market for young girls. Marria
is recognized as the only proper sphere of life
lor woman ; men insist upon tbis fact. Moth
era wish to do the best thing possible for their
daughters, and if marriage is the best what
wonder that tbe poor parent exerts herself to
attain it for her daughter. She sends her into
the world: she maneuvers as far as nubli
opinion will allow, to secure for her daughter a
good match. All mothers art not successful,
and season after season is spent by the poor
girl in the vain effort to gain a husband. How
sad how pitiful 1
" Is marriage necessary for woman's happi
ness? If so, let her have a fair chance with
man. Let all this be done openly; let parents
invite such individuals as they think suitable
for their daughters to their own houses, for the
avowed purpose of forming acquaintances with
regard to matrimony; let ladies not be afraid
to show their preferences of some persons over
others. Many a modest young man would then
gain a wife to whom he otherwise would never
dare to propose, and many a girl would gain a
husband she loves instead of taking in despair
one to whom she is indifferent. If woman had
the confidence that it. an possesses, that she
could be married if she choose, she would think
less on the subject ; she would be a better
daughter; a better friend, and have time to at
tend to housekeeping duties and other things
suitable to render her a good wife. Then few
but tbe frivolous would go to balls or large
parties.'' M Y. Post.
Dby Goons. The past week has been a busy
one, especially in auction sales. On Wednes
day last, Van Wyck, Townsendii Warrens sold
a line of Koechlin's jaconets, organdies, and
prints, and a large invoice of silks of the im
portation of Payen & Co. The printed goods
sold low, jackoneta bringing from 17 to 23
cents, and prints 17 to 13. Most of tbe silks
were of old styles, and brought all they were
worth. Whatever was new and at all desira
ble, was taken quickly at full prices.
On Thursday and Friday. Messrs. Uenkard
& Hutton made one of their very attractive
sales at r-oster;a,amt bad tbe attendance of the
largest buyers from this and neighboring cities
A fine lot of Steinbach's jaconets was sold
from 24 to 271 cents for the finest goods, and
21 to 24 for secpnds. Plain colored bareges
went low, bringing about 2021c. for the low
est number of Lupin's goods, and from that
Plain delaines in mode colors did not sell
well ; but what are called high colors realized
fair prices. Most of the bombazines were
passed, the demand for these, goods being ex
ceedingly limited. The ribbon sale on Satur
day was not large enough to test the market
but yesterday Messrs. Van Wvck, Townsend
tc Warren held a. large sale of 2,000 cartons of
raris rouit de hoie ribbons. A. X. Jndepen
Printing Prf.s? We find the following de
scription of a mechanical feeder for printing
presses in the Scientific American:
" In its operation there is no checking or re
versing tbe ordinary movements of tbe press
A double or twin ' set of fingers, which shut
against each other, are so arranged as to grasp
the back or tail end of tbe sheet before it leaves
the printing cylinder.and after the first impres
sion is lateen, me sneer, tnus nem last wbile
the cylinder continues to revolve, is drawn
in again for tbe second impression, and
thus tbe feeding the sheet by hand the sec
ond time, or fifty per cent of the labor
now required, is saved, and practically, the
sheet is printed on both sides at once two
forms instead of one being placed upon the
press.' Nor, it seems to us does the improve
ment end here. The difficulty of feeding the
heets in the firsj place by machinery is not
Insurmountable. It can be done bv cutting
tbem irom a ron, 11 in no oiuer way, anu tben
1 1 . 1 1 . 1 1 . . . "
the feeding would necessarily be more accu
rate than it can be by hand. Spoiled sheets
from irregular reeding, as well as " packets,"
would be almost unknown; tbe full speed which
the press Is capable of could be maintained,
and uniform "register" and uniform work would
be the rule. Thus, too, folding and counting
machines, which are' now comparatively use-
, . 1 1 v l : 1 . , .
less, migut oe orougui. iiilu service."
The invention is incontestlbly very good, and
does great credit to the inventor.
g-The Murfreesboro Nties, of the lstinBt.,
On last Saturday night, W. P. Pnckett, fa
miliarly known as Pres. Puckett, formerly of
Murfreesboro, but for some weeks past a resi
dent of Shelbyvllle, stabbed a man by the name
of Elliott, a shoemaker of that town. Report
says Elliott died on Monday, though for the
tru h of thU last item we are not prepared to
vouch, at the time of writing this article.
Puckett; we understand, has been arrested,"
Tot the Memphis Appeal.
"Tne beantlfnl is vanished and returns not."
Little forms, that cross no more
Braided sunshine en the Boor ;
Little earnest, violet (yes
B:irlng Are of summery skies;
Utile Tolces' hajmtln; spell,
Murmuring like the ocean shell J
LltUo da?p of lovlnj hand,
Qarplng now an angel band ;
Little fett that with lnctsiant travel,
PatUrtd like raln-dreps on the gankn gravel.
Visions of life's early years,
. planting tbrsngh their smiles and tears
' Making the air aH prlsm-hned, -
Making the earth all gem-bestrewed 5
nops, that knew no fear nor blight,
Te that tracked th sent with light
In that tmfsrgottea tim
Fading from Us glorious prima ; 1
And lores that deemed themselves divine, supernal,
Stcmlng to lift ns. to th Love eternal.
Te, who sailing dawn life's stream.
Waking from its gorgeous drem,
Saw tbe emerald lilea of Heaven
Loom open yonr raptnred sight;
Saw the g&W en-gated City
And the crystal watts of Hght ;
Saw ih- niter, temple-crowned,
Ileard the anthems circling round ;
Thoaght not of an earthly morrow
Of the cloud, the sin, tbe sorrow ;
Turned ye f rem the din and fray.
From the nercs unrest away,
From the wear ef ol and spirit ;'
Left ns to endure the blackness
AU who dwell on earth inherit ;
SmHed oa bs as ye passed, bnt with an eye of pity,
Threagh the wMs-lying gates into the City.
And ye immortals, whom we call the dead
Bat wrtngly ciH y brare, great sonls.
Whose swelling peean like a storm-borst roHs
K'mj to the star-crowned bights to which ye kd :
Whose worthy Ihengbts and deeds, behind ye shining
In streams of amber-colored light,
Like day-erb hasl'ing to ita own declining
Illume the darkness of oar mortal Bight;
TTHis gtery sailing through the vast eir-Mso
Comes back to earth a world's lnheritanco.
Where Wdt ye forever, earth's beantifa! oas?
Lost Pleiads that have waadercd I rem our sky,
Dave Ictt us weeping towards yoar darkrn'd thrones.
Going God knoweth where bnt net to die.
That were tea ranch for when we sarf- yon part,
With ear life's life born wHh ye, even then.
.'.mid tbe autezin chtHness of ear brart, again
Sad strengthened ss to think that we should meet
And veiees attend treat bis tenaie dim
The beautiful ever abidctk it If A Ifen. "
O cbWrea, and seands of young heirt-giee,
Tom tint seemed ever se fair to ate,
Biensems that faded ere the day was dose,
Haes that departed ere set of st,
Ilepes that were dimmed in a mist of bars,
Loses that made holy onr golden years,
Too took the Sowers from ont oar faring.
When yon departed;
Ton took the spring from oat onr life,
And left ns broken hearted ;
Bat we know that unstained by the earthly leaven,
God hath garnered jo all in Heaven.
THE SPEING'S BE1UEN.
She eomes t Lilt np year heads,
napes that have waited lens ;
The Soath's warm breath her iefloenct sheds.
And whispers ' comine ' in fcwr sosg.
Far her sn warmer i le,
Earth's blooming carpet spreads ;
And Tieiets, with scffsied eyes,
EJss'd br the son, bioth deeper dyes.
And lift tbeir frazraat heads.
Thoosh piping blasts of March
Whlrl'd loii'riBg Winter's snow.
An I binrr'd tbe son In yender arch,
Fnll well we knew
'Twas bat the laggard's passing show.
Far upward in the bine.
Pledge of His conMant care,
Was set the radiant bow.
Which eye Skw net, but Faith cenU know.
And trnst the glorious premise written there.
Not always froeen pais.
Nor the dlseotviag rain.
Drowns aad bennmbs the Baith ;
My snnshine I will bring again
And give her second birth.
To thy tease what seems decay.
Is bnt sleep beneath tbe groand ;
Aud, Death's cotd winter pa.s'd away.
Thy mortal here, 1b my Great Day,
Restor'd, renew'd, Immoital shall be fonnd.
nail tben the Spring,
Who that can bring
Such lessons with her Sewers ; .
In her bright pathway garlands fling
And deck h-r with the giftashe showers ;
A bisoeing bride, with bounteous dowers.
Blushing she cotrts I ber nuptials sing :
Through all thy bowers
O bndegrocm Earth ! let welcome ring.
And with thy wakened powers
Thank the Great It and that sent thebrMe the Spring t
From earth to vaulted skies
Let the great hymn arise.
For the year's biasing come again 1 .
Unlock your rills, yetrcsen hlH,
Aad pour tbem sparkling t the plain i
Shine song., brizbt sna ! blew, breezes, blow.
Through all ibe woody deils ;
The echoes wake.
That haunt by streamlet, fount, or lake ;
Shake ont sweet smells from drooping bells.
And scatter Incense as ye go
Let your hearts, too, and voices Sow,
Toung men aad maids.
And hoary heads
That still are crowned with winter's snew;
Whom be bath spirM nor yet d't'sr'd
Bat nsel'ss cumberers of the ground
From all above below.
From aH around ;
Th roach the blue boundless air,
Let the song echo, and rebound
To the remotest strand.
And bulwark of the land
That curbs and quells thy swetliagprlde, O, Sea t
Let it stir tby dark profound.
And tben, along thy shore.
The surglrg, planting roar.
With his diapason deep swell the sound.
What we Drink. It appears from the re
port of Secretary Guthrie, of the Treasury De
partment, that during the year ending June 30,
1856, 8,343,370 gallons of wine, spirits and
malt liquor have been imported in this country.
The total value of these drinkables is $6,176,
939; a snug little liquor bill for Uncle Sam to
foot up. Brandy, we regret to say, forms the
largest item in the bill ; 1,715,717 gallons have
been consumed at a cost of nearly $3,000,000.
The grain spirits Imported fall a little below
brandy in quantity )1J82.132 gallons) but much
below in value, (S372.27C). Nearly a million
of "other spirits-" besides are consumed at an
expense of $278,000. On the ther hand we
are glad to see that claret and other wines flow
in a wholesome stream, thus indicating a grow
ing inclination for continental beverages and
Over a million and a half gallons of claret
and nearly 700,000 gallons of other red wines
were imported, at an aggregate cost of about
SS50,000. We have drank also 1,100.000 of
English an 1 Scotch ale, which Is another en
couraging symptom as showing a growing ap
petite lor malt liquors in preference to perni
The importations of Madeira, Port and Sici
ly wines have fallen off; the supply of Sherry,
however, has increased from 4,685 gallons in
1848, to 400,000 gallons ii 1856.
The recent modifications in the tariff will un
doubtedly increase Uncle Sam's consumption of
imported drinkables. It is to be regretted, we
think, lhat alKdatfes on light wines, &c, had j
not been removed ; no lesislative sten would
have so hastened the growth of temperate
habits among our people. N. Y. Mirror.
The Washington correspondent of the
Baltimore Sun writes :
" Mr. R. J. Walker's acceptance of the of
fice of Governor of Kansaa was deferred till he
could procure the aid of a suitable secretary.
He solicited the aid of Hon. Frederick Stanton,
of Tennessee, who, at 10 o'clock this morning,
declined, but since that hour has been induced
to yield to the representations of the President
and others, and has accepted the post and
agreed to 50 out at an hour's notice.
"Mr. Walker communicated hla :enhne
to the President while with the cabinet, and of
course u gave mem an mucn gratification.
" Mr. Charles T.Faulkner has. I learn, been
nominated for 1 e election" to Congress bvthe
Democratic Convention on the first ballot, and
will, it is presumed, be chosen. At tbe ensuing
ciccuon ior representatives in congress from
Virginia a Lieutenant liovernor ana an Attor.
ney General wilt also be chosen.
Mr. liucbanan bas informed those who are
pressing the claims of their friends for foreign
appointments that they, will not be concluded
for six weeks."
(g" We clip the following irom the Chatta
Accident A serious accident oernrrer? nn
the Spring Place hack line, on Tuesday last,
near the Conesauga river. The homi.. rnnfc
fright and ran away, throwing out Calaway
Farmer, the driver. Cant. James Morria anri
james nuenanan, passengers, all of whom were
more or less injured, uapr, Morris had his
conar oone oroicen ana one ot his ribs fractur
ed, but was doing well at last accounts. Hia
WOUnds, though painful, are nnt rnn.More,, din.
gerous, and he hopes in a few days to give his
usual attentions to business.
A YELLOW GREY HOUND SLUT. The
finder will be llbera'ly r warded on returning
her to Dr. R. L. LASKY'S office. Washington street, be
tween Main and Second. ' pMl
OWING TO THK
The English Opera Troupe
HATING been inadvertently detained in Natchez thev
win flat mat tfcl , ... '
- w"iuHB(n nam
Wednesday, April 8th, 1857.
X3 Positively no fnrthsr postponement.
ATTORNET AT LAW, Memphis, Tehn. Ofaee OTr
. tbe Hirer Bank, sooth corns r of Court Square and
Jiam street. apS-wit
Beautiful Suburban Lot for Sale,
CONTAINING three acres, situated on the
corner of Walker and Lauderdale streets Ths
Lot is densely studded with forest trees, and lie
hish and healthy. It is a most desirable site for
a reswence. .XcCOMBS & TRICE.
t-lm 119 Mate street.
Flounced Dress Goods.
WK bare to day receired another spp!y of slerant
Flounced Gdenadines :
PS SPZHD h. STRANGE.
LADIES' Leihorn and Straw rials :
Men's Summsr Hats, in variety.
fg SPEED & STRANGE.
f uniemjauKt' ureases.
a V L w . - v-i . . ... J
SPEED & STRANGE.
SPKBD & STRANGE.
fV the newest shapes aed evry price.
SPEED & STRANGE.
VERT heavy stock at I2tf cents.
ateMt.-w2t SPEED & STRANGE.
For Sale to Pay Cliarrres.
A "LL pr -as interested are hereby a.ifled that we hare
A la store ine rotfewirg articles, Tir. :
3 boxes Marble, marked M. T. aad W. H. Cox :
S " " " PanlT. Jenes:
1 " " " F. JoC'i.
And unless the cbargea are paid oa the same by the lSih
of April, wo wiH seil the same at pabtlc aactiea to pay
essts aad charges. Sate to take place at oar store, 190
fc5-dl0t HARNETT i. WALKER.
The Memphis and Charleston
HAYING been completed and opnrd for tbe transper
tat.en of Freizht and Passenzers. tbe Adtnu Ki
prs Company I ave arraisred to extend tbeir Express on
ibis Jieaa, By w is.cn connection tae
TIME ASD CHARGES
Oa Goods by Express to and tram Memphis and Oe Bast-
em Utiles wm te
Expresses will leave New Tork by the reml-weekly
steamer to Charleston, &.c, f t tbe Dec to Memphis by
Kjpre rasngeriraiBs, uaiiy. jtxpress lor
And the NORTH aad EAST, leaves Memphis daily at
o'clock A. M.
Oar River Express for ST LOUIS. LOHI3VILLE. CIN
C1NNATI, &e., will be conthined as heretofore.
By leaTlBf orders at the oOee, Geait street, between
Main and Front Row, Goeds to be forwarded win bo call
ed far witbect extra charge
Ne cbarte far delivering goods brenjht by Express.
3E W GO GD S:
SPRIXC AXD SUMMER FASHIONS,
BAZAAB OP FASHION,
299 MAIN STREET, MEMPHIS, TENN.
WE are receiTing nd opening, for the f"t-"I
inspection of '.he ladies, one of the mnstUSil)
faabianab e stocks of Prencht Millinery and IP
Fancy Dry Goods ever brsnzht to this city. Also, a very
select assortment of Dres Goods, entirely sew. Silk
Braze, Organdie Robes, Naucock Evenlne Robes, and
variety ot Evealrg Dresses. We call particular attention
ConsUtinz of all styles of French Bonnets, Flowers and
Ribbons, the 4.nest assortment ever brontat to this city.
Five thousand dollars worth of tine Fronch Embroideries.
Real Valencine, Maltice. Honiioo Feint Lace setts ; Gim
pare Laces of ail styles: Lace BaMiniaes. scracthtnc en
tirely new; Chantiliy Lace Mantillas; Sdk Embroidered
Mantinas ; all styles Real Thread Lace MantiHas ; Drrs
Trissalsgs of all styles ; Parasols, Fans, Gloves, Corsets,
Also, at the Emporium of FasMea. Dress and MantiH.
Makiecdsne, taarant'lDE satisfaction as to style aad
shape Monrnin; a'ways oa band, and orders promptly
attended to. The ladies are ther fore respectfully InTlted
to call and see for theaselres aad obtain bargains.
apS N. STILLMAX fc CO.
T)Y virtne of a trast deed executed by Abram Bkck
Jj me as Trustee, on the lith day ot September, IS56,
oa tbe feHowine Piece, parcel or lot of ground sitnated,
lying and being in the dty of Memphis, (formerly partly
lo soma itempnt. ana sutler's aafltuoDj snetcy county,
Tennessee, ana conncea ana aescrtoea as follows, to wtt
Begins In: at a stake on the east side of Main street, one
hBBdred and twelve and a-half feet northward from tbe
northeast comer of Main and Elliott streets ; thence with
tbe east sideof Mala streettn a northward direction 04
ft and one inch to an alley to a stake ; thence toctb
wartHy with the west side of said alley forty-three feet
nine Inches to a stake ; thence north 76 H" west, one hnn
dred and sixty-two feet to Main street, the h ginning cor
ner. as wiH fells appear from said deed ccly registered
tbe Register's office of Sbrlby county, aforesaid, on the
Soth day nc September, Isoo, la Book So. S3 pages 033,
S3S and 537 ; the object and pnrposo of said deed beln
secure the prsmpt and punctual payment of certain notes
therein specilled, and the saw notes being dne and unpaid
now In consideration of the power and aathority in me
vested, and the non-payment of said notes so secured,
wiH proceed to seH said lot to the highest bidder for cash.
In front et the Post Office in the city ot Memphis on the
8th day of May. 1837
Redemption expressly -rslred by said Trust. Thi title
is deemed perfect. I convey as Trustee only.
ap5-td R. C TtTRNAGE, Trustee.
IXTERES? ISG BOOKS.
rrtHKODOSIA ERNEST. Volume 1 ; Or, Ten Days' Tra
J. vel in search or tne uunrcn.
Tbe Giant Killer; Or, The Battle Which All Must
Scampavia from Gibet Tarek to Stamboe!, by Lieut
Wise, v. S. A .
Fifty Years in Both Hem!sphert; Or. Reminiscences
of the Lite ot a Former Merchant, by Vincent Nette, late
of Jew Orleans.
Chambers' History ot the Rcolan War, lSil-'IS, with
Maps, Flans and Wood Xngraviegs
Cnrtis' Works, 5 vols., embracing Xii Notes, Hswadjt
in Syria, Pollphar Papers, awl pra and I.
Catlins' North American Indians, 2 vols.
Charles Lamb's Works, t nit.
Ha d's Works, 4 vols. For sale by
ap6 CLEAVES & GCION.
G. VT. TRUEII E ART,
A TTORNEYAND COUNSELOR AT LAW, Memphis
XJL Tenneseee. Office in Mosby X linnts new Block, up
stairs. Front Row. Refer to E. M. A pperxMi .t Us., and
W. B. Miller. apt-Ira
KEEP UP WITH THE TIMES
RICK. HOUSE and LOT on Co-rt sir et rr rale. The
House contains six rooms and aliened, cistern, at
Terms easy. Speak quick.
aM-lw M C. CATCE a. SON.
Q p. BALES Kentucky Twitis ami Usrjs, Just rewired
& J and for sale lew to Ibe trad-
DOUGIISS.Tr k AT D LETT,
apt N. 23 Ffbat Row.
n ft BOXB3 Star Candles i
ej U 100 halt boxes Star Candles ;
100 quar. " " "
10 barrels Lard Oil;
39 boxes Pearl Starch ;
30 German Saip; Jot t hand and lor sale.
on aceoramodatlng terms, l.y
DOUGHERTY & ATDLETT,
apt No. S3 Frwyte-w.
TJETTON & HARBIN are now id rxetat f .SHnairlng
X kwfrcah, the, foHeming GavcnileaKwrdered ex
presstyiorDagnererotyplsti.' ssr: - -
WO oances Christ Nit Silver;
3eV pounds Su pha ! I 'en ;
60 " CyaraUret Pa-a;
2oQ ' Pare Acet Acid;
160 Concent Sh ph Ktber;
SO " Dapent'sOnmalatedNttre;
10 oances Bromile (Jadmina) -
1 " Iodnle U mtom;
10 ' Bromid- ftill
60 pounds Iodide Pota ;
U " H,p3alpb Sods,
ALSO. ChemkaHy rurv. Nitric, ScleburleaiHiMBrlatic
ACM. 9i and loo, Alcohal, Ly tjarbty or at retail. ,
Old "Maglory Rrantly.
WE have received anuther upp.y of tbat dne Old Ma'
gl iry Brandy. For sito by the gallon or bottle,
apt ulw rKTTON It HARBIN.
Tooth Brushes! Tooth Brushes.
TUST received, a very largo assortment English Tooth
U urnsnes, our own importation, ror saie ww ir
ap-d!w PEYTON fc. HARBIN.
The Meaptiis and Charleston Railroad
look to i'ocr ixterest!
TTAVING long foreseen the advantages which would
XJL.tUw from the estaNlnineni or inmpiot rami
ivriTinnti? fnrdnitir all kinds of Printing and Book.
Binding, nf fy, dlteply and promptly, we have spared
aa cxpruse iu puttiM
J Ben Franklin Office,
Corner or Main and Adams street, in a condition that
will enable us to comply with these requisites. Those
who nerd Printing or Book-Blnd.ng done well, and
Aeaver than the cheapetl, will consult their Interest by
calling onus. i. wu., vw,
A GOOD ARTICLE
"Which are "Warranted,
MAT BE HAD AT
GEO. PATTISOX Si. CO.'S,
Main street, near Madison street.
OXTntJKSDATXEXT.the 9th Instant, IsBKlK
at auction on the premises. 11 Lots. sltoaM. o"
Danlap street, lUss avenne and Union street extend.!.
This property lies Jost outside the city limns; rtj
andlsTerydrslrable. The Hospital Is soon to be rfmvr
ed. and this will ada greatly to the valna of the PjOf'r.
Upon one of the Lots there is a comfo'tabie resld sv
Trusts Onr-tbird cash, or note at 90 days, " ,u
rHy endorsed, with interest; balance) in 6, 12 and
Sale positive and without rtsrre
Omnibuses and refreshments as usual.
G. B. LOCK
P"-" Aoe-.-r ana ceol Estate Br. a-r.
FORT PICKERING- LOTS,
ON WKDNBSDAT NEXT, 8th Instant, I wm w-TI cn
tbe Eremites. FORTT urns. Mr aa
in Bloc is 37 and 36. The sale wm be poll tire and ith.
FORTY LOT3, la Blocks jj and 17, fronting tn Mahi
street. See plan.
Terms One-roarth cash, or note at ateesy day sat
isfactorily endorsed Interest added boJanee ia 1 aad
3 years, with interest, 6. B. LOCKst,
ABClioaeer and Real Kstate BiaWr.
o :ez: O I O
By Barbiere & Co. 33 Front Bow.
XOVf IS THE TIME !
The eearptetioa ot the Memphis asd Ckarlestoa Railroad
wm or ibe iBoosaaas to Memphis.
Splendid Chance for Investment I
WE will s.n. n WEDNESDAY, April 15. MeVT.Iha
property kaewa as betoastetr to Jobs Caao tan.
aabdiTieVed is to Residence Lets, situated as per psasi free)
f ro tbe dost of tbe city. $tti only few stisateV sli
from tbebasiness thorMphf ires.
Sfdil atteeUos is din cted t this rata, as It Is neef
the few chances kit to stake iaveetiaeats Is ta lustra
trajtPrepcrty Is eshuKiac daily, astt law Best r zttfe
siigs.arc oi setectev xor permanent avs&ee.
atterxl this sate.
Terms easy; oB4-trth cash, or 99 day ssrfHise.
torRp eaeorsed, fctUace ia tonal sayaessai to 1. i .nl
years, with Interest.
Omnibuses wm be Is xm4sbs at
BROADWAY, lew FEW WIBE.
98 OT M
19 r'. f17
0 00 Si
69 I 09
JACKSON STREET, i PEST WIBB.
IiAHGE SALE OP HEAIi ESTA IE,
O 3NT Xj O 2NT G- "X" X 3VX U .
I WILL commence. onSATDRDAT, the 3d May next,
and will cooUBafn,m day to day salii act u lo
sell at Auction, on the premises, JOHN OvKtHN3
1S1 Acres of Land.
This tract lie between the sooth line or Mrvipt laavad
the north line of Port PkkeriB?, and fronts ea to. Mis
sissippi river. It tas been sutxiiTtded atebt
sized Lots, wHh the D pet ot tbe Tennessee sM Missis
sippi RaRroad near tbe centre ot the tract, .
Thecempietienof the Memphis and Charie U Rat
road, and tbe rapid progress to eomcHetiva of ttw v irie
other roads terminating at this point, gives t M.aepLu
an Importance, tn a ceesereial point st slew, psl-1
by any city in the MieeissiBBi Valley, awt btM- as) in.
dncemeau to pnrtbasasa never before -jniraahiit mth
This wstl be the largest sale of Rial Estate eetkmada
Terms Oae-stth cash, or note saiifactarr e"or-eJ
at 6 months, with Interest added; baiaaoe ia sw.two,
three and I r years, with interest.
- Just Received.
A EELS. Ham' XX Aiej 59 half be. AUg
J U 50 M . and 25 half bbis Dexter's WMskfi
- 100 boi. Whisky; 106 boxes Btttofs;
10 casks Hsra; 10 casks Clear 5tdes;
lOeasks Sii! lers; 10 ttetces Dried Beef ;
10 drums CodSsb; 25 bbis. Mukerets; '
100 bMs T Hat rtsoa's Kxtra Flwr;
73 bags Coffee; so gross Garrett's Seas;
50 boxes Claret; 50 boxes White Wise;
50 boxes Pie F'bH; 25 boxes Gardes setel
CO down (Jove Oyiters; 25 boxes Lessee Sfraaff .
"5 cas s Landoa Porter, quarto asd pf fa;
5 boxes CaBdles; 96 doses Broom;
15 boxes Soda Crackers; 25kMs. Pso-Ntc Stack is;.
30 cases Ssrdiaes; 60 dotes Wash Beards;
25 kegs Pigs' Feet; 25 boxes Cheese.
Also Orasges. Lemons. Figs, RaHtaa. Aim isli, ItSsar,
Molasses, Tta, Tobacco, Cigars, SauSs. &c, terse by
J. F PRANKS, v
martS No. 36 Frees lw.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE.
I HAVE for sale nice acres of Bate LA Nt, iH
asted on the Memrhis aad Cbarteetaa Mat rvad,
about two miles an4 a half from Court SqaMre.
Ttwe desiring cheap property, os easy lenaw.
will consult their interest in applying early to
G. C. WHITaV
a?3-tt AtPhBHpa&,WaiteV,233MaiBt. et.
A GOOD GARDENER liberal wages paid Af j to
J. M. SHAW Jc Cu ,
Office oa Bar.k Avenue, 1st door from MatM-st.
J. ErCIIAWflCK'S ADTERTISE3IE TO
Will Always be Found In This Column.
PERSONS wishing to know what he bas Vs .U,tx
what he may want lo buy for any of Ms otsa,.mers,
will be snre to and it in the last csinata.es IheSB-.ON C
PAGE. Remember that, and save yourself the iiouhts
of looking all over the paper.
All business entrusted to ma wHl be attended t cart
fully and with dispatch.
Office aiadi,sn Street, opposite Union Da tsu
INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL
3Etna Fire and Inland Aais
tion Insurance Com j an 3,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $l,0M00t.
Hartford Fire Insurance (:.,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS JWHOOO.
Charter OnK Life Insurance (Jo.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS (VJ.
POLICIES Issued on reasesabie terms. Losses ,3lta
Uy adius ted and promptly paid.
FOR SALS Seven Acres of Land, covered wsth fin
trait Trees, within B5.f aznUeof the etty tifislto, a th
Uernandu PUnk KaU. Inqaire of
J. E. CIIADWJCK, Memphis Land Cask
Sep IX )pfU Vsrioa B. ik
OK Sunday, 22dias(ant, a heavy Gold Feb fhnsrwt
Slide. A liberit rewsrd wsU be paid to- ts atMenbr
leasing it at the offi-e of the Ccmsaerctal Hottl. rr Ap-
PEAt. Office. m-rlS
3I'LLE MANTERS, Parisienne,
WHO speaks English Saentiy, wi-bw to gree k s.n
in tbe French and Span jt LangoaKec and i'3o n
Vocal Moic M'He Man vers would be glad W dadee
take the education ot a yoaog family, or ta attesd hoots,
or give private lessons. Mile M. brings fstitawnfars
ftem the highest personages in this eaantry, swuvd by
PrestUcBt Pierce, Gov. Aiken, (S. C ,) Senator B ttter.
Senator Jederson Varis, &c , which she wM be s pyto
exhibit. Appir at tbe Bybee Heat-. Beat stnei -,r at
K. A. Benson's Music Store, 959 Mala-St. aJ 1
XT LAMB, YOUAG & C0S,
Ho. 259 Main Stroet.
PRUE AND I, by Geoego William Curtis.
Irving's Sketch Book of Geoffrey Ctayon.
The Americas CHuen . Ills Kigats ana ijmmc, a oss.t.
ing to the Constitution of the United States, hf Msa
Hopkins, L. L. D. and D. D.
Autobiography of Peter Cartwrbjht, the Great Mvk.
woods Preacher, by Strickland.
Sermons by S n. Spnrgeoa, or London.
LakeGnami; Or, Wanderings ia Southern AfrVt, by
My Last Cratse; Or, Where We West an-l Wsnf W
Saw. With an Aceeaat of Voyages to China, Jpaa,
Loocho Islands and Liberia, by A. N. Habersham
Tbe Lives of the Lord CbaneeKors of England, br Lord.
John, Campbell, L. L. D. and F R. S.
Webster's Private Correspondence. .
Youman s Chemical Charts.
Youman's Chemical Atlas.
Webster's Pr-ket Dictionary.
Sweden bo rg- Works. 'ss2
A GREAT SPECULATION! -
PEARL WOftK UPON GLASS.
-TOTlCE is hereby given to all whom It raj am-nn,
JL that lh anderslgned is the Patentee, bavtog taV- ex
ciusiee and sole right to manufacture and vendSnArT'H
PATENT PEARL WORK, being an entirely sew and
beautiful mude of ornamenting glass in imitation o( pears'
wirk, by an original design and process. Imparting x
brilliant, variegated appearance to the surface ec Ilia
Glass. It Is admirably adapted to letterbig upon .igss,
show cards, fcc , Alc , being impervious to water, dstahrs
and lasting, and cheaper in execution than ordinary Min
ting, and can ba learnt In one hour.
Any infringement upon my patent will b?- prorateJ
to the extent f the law. Persons wbodesire ta Batrcha.s
StateorCosnty Rights, either in Tennessee. Artastvr
Mississippi, can apply to J. 31. SHAW &. CO-cuo rt
Bank Avenne and Madison street, Memphis, Tens., wiu
are fully authorised to act for me.
JEROME B. SHAW.
ap7-Im New York Wy.
TUST RECEIVED 100 cases Ginger Wise, and for isls
by II. H. potter. Maln-.i,
mart Third dor North of Worsham Ifm-.
Sea Island Broivn Cotton I . .
nn BALES Sea Island Brown Cotton, on hand an Xz
UU sale by JAMES LOW fc. CO..
sum 413 M Jin street. LotUavUle, EY.