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M M P H I S .
TUESDAY MORNING. ...APRIL 2?, 1857.
I SHAM G. HARRIS,
, . DEATH OF SOS. THOS. B. CABEOLL,
Our whole community have been affected
DainfuIIj at the sudden death of Hon. Thomas
B. Carroll, Mayor of the City, which met
ancnoly event occurred at nis residence on
.Hernando street, on Sunday evening at 10 min
mes'to 4 o'clock. The disease -which Urmina
ted. so fatally to one who had hitherto beer
cessidercd in tne most robust nealtn. was in
flammation of the bowels. Its ravages were
fearfully rapid, Col. Carroll having only
been confined to his room about five days.
Thus has our city been deprived of its Chic,
Magistrate by the hand of death, his familj
of a most kind, affectionate and devoted head,,
and the numerous warm personal friends of
the deceased of a friend and companion, true
as steel in every emergency of fortune and
ready to risk everything in their defense.
Col. Ca&bwll was the second son of the late
Hob. AV.m. Cakroll, Governor of Tennessee:
, during several successive terms, and chief aid.
de-camp to Gen. Jackson at the battle of New
Orleans. He received his collegiate education
at the University of Nashville, and soon after!
he entered upon manhood's estate removed to
' Panola county, Mississippi, where he success'
fully engaged in mercantile pursuits, and where
he enjoyed the general respect and esteem o:
the community among whom he had cast hisgand $3 in sl,ver and a pen j.nife. saidan was
fortases. From that county he removed tcjajsomewhai greyheaded his skull was broken
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city, aW twelve years since. Col. CarrollS
inherited the warm, impulsive and fearless
qualities of his father. Frank and outspoker.
in all bis dealings with men, he sometimes
made enemies by the very frankness of his
nature, as do all men of a quick and impulsive
temperament. Yet he was as quick to repair
a wrong, when convinced that he had erred, as;
he was to maintain his rights.
Col. Carroll was twice a candidate for the
Mayoralty of this city. His first race was
with Hon. A. B. Taylor in 1854, who was the
successful candidate over him by a compara
tively insiimificant majority. Last year the
citizens of Memphis elevated him 4o the firs
office io their gift by a majority which indicated
a flattering confidence in bis ability and integ
rity. He was again a candidate for election
swfth fair prospects of success, when be was
gammoned to a higher tribunal. The business'
heuses of the city were yesterday closed after!
12 o'clock, and the bells were tolled during the
c morning and tae evening previous, in respect tcj
his memory, and his remains were followed to
the tomb by the Common Council, Free Masons.
.Military, i-ire Companies, and an immense
concourse of citizens.
A BEFITTING TESTIMONIAL.
We part this morning with one of the oldest
employees in our office, Mr. John J. Hay, who
leaves us with the view of going through a
coarse of studies in the Virginia University.
Mr. Hay is one of the elves ol the AppealJ
baviag served a regular apprenticeship with us.
eb4 for the last two or three years has continu
ed with us as a journeyman. On learning ol
blSjiietermination to leave, the employees with
wbsm he has been associated, last night pre
sented him with a beautiful gold-headed cane
as a token of their esteem and friendship. The:
testimonial was well merited and worthily be
stowed. While connected with our office, Mr.
Hay has in every capacity conducted himself in
Bach a manner as to win the good opinion of,
all, and he caries with him our best wishes for
bis future welfare and promotion in life.
A NEW FEATUKE.
By way of adding to the interest of our pa
per, we have engaged the sen-ices of an intel
ligent and thoroughly informed gentleman as a
regular correspondent from Washington. Our
readers will therefore be kept " posted up " re
HaHy, ee all subjects of moment at the Feder
al Capital. We have incurred consider
able additional expense by this arrangement,
yet we hope to be reimbursed by a more lib
eral patronage on the part, the public.
rot intend the Appeal shall be behind any of
its contemporaries In any department of "iutel-l
g"SiQNOR Martinez, a well known gui
tarist, f Cincinnati, was run over and killed
by the cars at Detroit last week.
iE"A majority of a committee of the Massa-
'chasetts Legislature have reported in favor oi
abaBdeaing the attempt to remove Judge Loa
g-The Pacific Railroad through Texas will
be 8S3 miles long, and has a grant of 8,017,000j
acres of land and a loan of $6,000 per usile
from the State.
KH"Th Vatfnnal ITnnur-TMMnir i"Vitit..IlE
will assemble in Louisville, Ky., on the first.
.uonaay in June next, itie taitniul are ex
pected to be represented in it.
gaTThe Know-Nothing State Council, oi
Pennsylvania, met a few days ago, and in
dorsed David Wilmot as their candidate fo:
Geverner 22 to 17. The seventeen then se
ceded, and went home in great wrath.
gsThe generosity of Messrs. Grinnell
Mintbrn, of hew lork, has afforded a free
passage in their ships to a number of exiles!
who were anxious to reach their father-land.!
since the Emperor of Russia granted an am
nesty to all Polish exiles on the occasion of hi
aThe Slattt says that the New York anc
New Orleans Telegraph Company will shortly
adept the system of keeping their offices open
for the reception and delivery of dispatches,
night and day. Two setts of operatives are lb
SUPREME C0UBT DECISIONS.
We are indebted to a gentleman of the legal
. profession for a copy of the following interest
ing decision of the Supreme Court, determined
at its late session at Jackson:
OHBRRT, CALDWELL St CO. r. BOWEN OPlXIOv
Helena. Ark., and from the latter place to thIsEdml three DQ"et holes in his hat, and had case
UM t "r JUD" 2' ut idescend-, thick and fast, tor several hours, ac
The Mortgage or Deed of Trust which thfgcjmpanied by a considerable sprinkling of
hill fllf tft haVA Af )ingnJrnP..I...J .4: Ft , .r . .. - 1 O . .
, : , 1 . .v r """'u"") nupu- gsieei: annnau tne ground Deen rrozen, it would
lates in substance, that on failure of the def en- Ihave been covered tS the depth of several inches.
,toW imunt, 8ec,ured J?,Ue Ded at f Towards night, however, the snow-clouds dis--11
,k B,P!ci7d' the tnietee shall proceed tc !jippeared-the stars shone out in all their bril
.1,1. n th. SrKUnd cnveyfd nr cath W aliancy-and next morning was to be seen a real,
ti; thrn ,r,.; "ZZZ.l??ti?"?u?lmta' w-w?tr wmte tmu Vege-
. w.Af . -i-'-j icuciujiiioiiMiaiion nas experienced a witnenng bligt
bt of re-purchase on the part of Boweighke the fondly cherished hopes of n
VLTt1 ?in J A1 wbich tt'i'right, ba, beeS nipped in the bud"
waives, releases and grves up, so tiat tL pur-H Mf' J' Shortbidce' of the
chaser may get a full and perfect title. cat Selma, offers to sell his half interest in that
The decree of the chancellor gives full eflectgesUbllshment. The Sentinel has a good run
. uE""on. ? .Q,re a sale for cash.of
""'""t ui Jeuempuon. mig it
contrary to an ancient and cherished principle
of equity said to be borrowed from the civil
law, by Mr. Story, (Eqty. Juris., 2d volume.
Beciion iui,i"so inseparable ImireA (
, ,nn!tv of r.fenntinn froV, , ut -.V" .V A V.M
i j -- --- r - "'""ss" lu" I'Hinst:
cannot be disconnected, even by an exnrmttl n w. ... , , , ,,
. m. .'. ."J . " cl'rSfcj "We learn from our rrrhsnrAi lhaf h
agreement oi iue parties. If, therefore, it
snouia oe expressly stipulated that unless the
money should be paid at a particular day, or by
or to a particular person, the estate should bt
Irredeemable, the stipulation Would be utterli
void." In the civil law such a condition was
regarded as oppressive and unjust. The rea
son is apparent The pressure of neee.itv
on the part of the mortgagor, and the influence!
and adantage over him which, from his
tien, the mortgagee must necessarily possess.
enables a relentless moner dealer to dictatehisSminrton. North Pamiin. .. .. o
own terms, in tms State tne neht of redemn
tloa caanol be exclu-led in the case of Mort-Ksession last week at Smlthville, N C The
gages and Deeds of Trust of the same nature,"cause, which has excited much attention In
. ercept by the decree of a court of equity pur-gWilmlngton, was one of great interest, and
. suani 10 inejacs or isa, ca. u,Bec. J, Bee
jow vs. nenson z aneea two.
A correspondent of the Union and American,
speaking of a paragraph originating with the
New York Post, in which it was said that Mrs.
Polk intended to spend the next winter in
Washington, says :
"It has been a matter of sutprisethat, if our
own nantrs should deem such articles worthy
of re-publication, that they should have failed
to rebuKe or corrective penny-a-liners oi ew
York. This last story from tne rost Das neen
copied into two of our city papers within the
two last days. Mrs. Polk has no intention to
reside in Washington City, bhe Das never
been in London, nor out of 'the United States.
Nor has she been out of the State of Tennessee
since the death of President Polk. Nashville
is her home for life." -
A woman named Mrs. Sparling, commit
ted suicide at Nashville, last Wednesday, by
The residence of Mr. Henry Hart, about
three miles from Nashville, was destroyed by
fire on Thursday morning last
The dwelling of Mr. Gaucey, In Shelby ville,
was destroyed by fire last Tuesday,
A slave belonging to Anthony Johnson,
Esq , of Nashville, was mortally wounded, at
tha place, on Thursday, by a free negro
named Lewis Smith. Thrmurderer escaped
The Presbyterian Church of Clarksville has
recontributed nearly $500 towards the construc
tion of the Metropolitan Church in the City of
I Horrible Murder. An extra from the
Sparta Timet, dated the 21st, contains the fol
I "On the 19th of April, on the road leading
;from the Calf -Killer to Airs. J onnson's, on Cum
berland Mountain, Cumberland couuty, Tenn.,
:22 miles from Sparta, there was a murdered
'man found, who was supposed to be 55 or 60
years old; teeth sound, fine cloths, black Span
ish saddle with quilted seat, fine broad-cloth
cloak attached to tbesaddle, fine white fur hat
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the road and carried 100 yards, and had been
mutilated about the bead and face by hogs."
The Union is informed that at a late meeting
of the Bishops in Nashville, they determined
ron the establishment of a first class University
at Nashville, which will in the enl involve the
expenditure of perhaps half a million of dol
National Medical Association. This
highly intelligent and interesting body will as
semble in rtasnvmeon luesaay me did. or .tuay
jnext. Their meetings will be held in the Rep
resentative Hall of the State Capitol.
We are pleased to know mat our citizens are
'preparing on a liberal scale to extend to them
sthe hospitalities of our city, to conclude with
ja grand Ball at the Capitol on tae evening oi
the th. We take it for granted that a large
(portion of the Medical profession of the State,
iand citizens generally, -will be present on so
interesting an occasion. Union an J Ameri
can. ALABAMA INTELLIGENCE.
Mr. James Donovan was run over on the
railroad near Mobile, on the 19th inst., and in
jured so severely that he died the next day.
The Montgomery Advertiser, of the 18th
inst, says :
Mr. Foaley, who stole the negro that com
mitted suicide in the Clayton jail last week,
was a Northern man, atid had harbored the boy
in the vicinity of Midway. He is in jail,
awaiting the necessary forms of law previous
to occupying a cell in the Penitentiary."
Hon. Daniel Coleman, of Athens, for many
'years Judge of the 4th Judicial Circuit, and
once Supreme Court Judge of Alabama, is ly
ing very low with aneurism of the large artery
of the heart.
The Advertiser, of ihe 21st inst, says:
"Tuscaloosa was visited on the 12th inst.,
by a severe storm, continuing six hours said
to be the severest ever kuown in that place by
-'the oldest inhabitant." If the ground had
been frozen, the snow would have laid at least
tfTpht inches deer). On the same dar. snow
gfell for seven and a half hours In Livingston,
! The Tuscumbia North Alabamian,ot Friday,
"Snow fell in this region on Wednesday last,
the 22d inst.. an occurrence which that venera
ble relict of 'antiquity, "the oldest inhabitant,"
recollects no precedent in the past annals of
the weather. Take it all together, the present
reason is an extraordinary one; "blossoms
abounding in February, and snow the 22d of
Alabama Baptist State Convention.
This religious body assembled in this place, on
Friday last, and adjourned on Tuesday. The
Convention was organized by appointing the
Rev. A. G. McCraw, of Selma, President, and
Prof. A. B. Goodhue, Secretary. Considera-
We doP','e Port'on ' tne 'me me Convention was
fimore especially the claims of Howard College
upon me uenoiniiiaiioii. vre icgrci iuai we
xere deprived by a press of business upon us,
from atte-.ding upon the business sessions of
the Convention, and reporting its proceedings
in full for our paper. But as the proceedings
will be published shortly in pamphlet form, our
readers will have an opportunity of seeing what
was done. We may publish, in advance, if we
can nrocure a conv. the report of the commit-
Etee on the'state of Howard College, which we
tnleam ia an eYrpeiiirmlv ship nne.
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I There waB quite a large delegation present,
abut owing to the inclemency of the weather on
iSabbath last, but few turned out to listen to
lithe able discourse pronounced by the Rev. Mr.
Poindcxter, of Virginia, urging the claims of
the Mission Board under the patronage of the
Baptist denomination of the Southern States,
Tae Baptists in and around Tuscaloosa
are raising funds to establish the Alabama
Central Female College in that place Al
ready $20,000 has been subscribed for the pur
pose. Col. Pickett, author of the History of
Alabama, is preparing a new work for the
gpress the History of the Southwest, embra
cing the States of Georgia, Alabama, Florida,
Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. He haB
been for several years collecting materials for
Hon. John E. Moore. The last Florence
Gazette states the position of this prominent
aspirant for Gubernatorial honors upon thesub-J
ect of State aid to be this :
" We understand that Judge Moore is opposd
to the State endorsing the bonds of, or loaning
its credit to, one or more Railroad Companies,
, - fwnrr, . . ci.f. TV...
Atn y,iilrl 4lim httf im in favnr rf luavinir it
to individual capital and enterprise, and the
faithful application of the two, and three per
cent funds, end the proceeds of such of the
public lands as may have beendonated by Con
gress for that purpose, to accomplish a con
nection already begun between North and South
The Marion Commonwealth says :
M "Monday the 12th of Arril, 1857, will long
ue rememoerea. snow commenced lanire at
an early hour in the morning, and continued to
patronaee. and offers a rhanr for nrnfif,.
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Joseph Henslet was killed on the 7th inst.,
inMobiIe, by Geo. Tobrans, who was arrested.
me xuarion tsOmmoniceawi or me I7ln
wheat crop, in various sections of our State.
has been materiallr damaeed. if not entirely
ruined, by the recent frosts."
(t"We copy the followinc from the An.
Kgusta Conift'ttfionau, of Friday;
PI a 1. . ri t. . . . .
inioiA.n isjisju. iuc action or eject
ment, brought by Stephens and others, claim-
antn an lirira n rcnrl w;ni-. di'...i
situa-gTennessee, against William C. Bettencourt and
jthirty-onc others, residents of the town of Wil-
Hnerior Court of Li fnr TBr.,n..f.u i
Hur-Jgconsumed three daj-8 in its trial, ending in a
verdict for the defendant.
DeSoto City. A number of lots were sold
recently in this new city, situated Immediately
opposite to VicKsburg. The purchasers were
chiefly from Vicksburg. Another public sale
will soon take place.
Gen. Charles G. Nelms, of DeSoto. A
correspondent of the Hernando Prett suggests
this gentleman as the Democratic candidate for
State Senator. This suggestion is only made
upon the suppositlon'thst Col. Simeon Oliver
will not consent to be put in nomination for re
election. Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad.
The Hernando Press has it from head quarters
that by the 1st of September next, this road
will be entirely completed to the town of Pa
nola. It will then receive a large number of
cotton bales south of that river in the counties
of Yallabusba, Tallahatchie and Carroll.
C0NORESS.10NAL. Ihe Attala Democrat is
out in support of J. A. P. Campbell, Esq., of
Kosciusko, for Congress, and also favors the
rotary system as applied to office holders, in
an article of considerable length.
Gubernatorial. The Democracy of Noxu
hee county, in a recent meeting, brought for
ward the name of Hon. Joseph Koger, as
their choice for Governor. They also endorsed
the course of the Hon. William Barksdale.
Mississippi Baptist. This is the name of
a new paper the Btcoml number of wbich is be
fore us. It is published at Jackscis, by Messrs
Elliott k. William?, and edited by Messrs.
Elliott and Freeman. The Baptist is a fine,
large paper, and conducted with ability and in
dustry. Price of subscripton S2 50, in advance,
which it is richly worth.
Attorney General Glenn. The Missis
sippian of the 24th, contains a letter from this
gentleman, intended to express his determina
tion not to be a candidate for re-nomination be
fore the Democratic convention. He says :
" My name will not, under any circumstances,
be brought before the approaching Democratic
Convention for nomination for the office of At
torney General, which I now hold. For more
than a year past, this intention has been fre
quent!- expressed by me."
Unanimous Choice. The Democrats in
Simpson he'd a meeting on the 13th inst., and
among other resolutions passed, one declaring
Gen. Quitman their unanimous choice for Con
gress at the next election.
Lafayette Democracy. The Holly Springs
Herald learns that the Democracy of Lafayet e
county held a meeting last week, at which del
egates were appointed to the State and District
Conventions. The delegates to thefoimer were
instructed to support the Hon. Robert S.
Greer for Governor, and the District delegates
to cast their votes for Hon. J. F. Cushman for
Congress. These gentlemen are known to be
true, able and efficient Democrats, and their
nomination will, doubtless, be hailed with sat
isfaction by the party.
For Attorney General and Secretary
or Jstate. lien. Joshua Whitmore is sug
gested for Attorney General, and Lloyd Selby,
Esq., for Secretary of State, by correspondents
of the Holly Springs Herald.
Central Railroad. The work on this road
is progressing rapidly. The splendid bridge
over the Tallahatchie is now being erected, and
the cars are funning regularly to the river from
Capt. A. M. Jackson, or Tippah. The
name of this gentleman has been placed at the
head of the Ripley Advertiser, as a candidate
for Congress, subject to the decision of the Dis
Fires in Vicksburg. The Vicksburg Sen
tinel attributes the recent fires in that city, by
which some of the most valuable buildings of
the city were destroyed, to the work of incen
diaries, and calls upon the city authorities to
rcdouole their exertions to detect and punish
Banquet to Senator Brown. The dinner
giveu to Senator Brown, at Jackson, on the
ISth inst., was a superb affair. We observe
that many of the leading Democrats, including
Gov. McRae, and also several distinguished
members of the American and Whig parties
participated in it.
Marshal vor North Mississippi. The
Washington Union of the 27th inst.. announces
that W. II. II. Tyson had been appointed Mar
shal for North Mississippi; Richard Griffith
re-appointed to the same office for South 3tlis
sissippi. Mr. W. M. Gillaspie, of, Jackson, has been
re-appointed Receiver of Public Moneys.
LETTER FROM H. S. BRADFORD, ESQ.
Brownsville, April 25, 1857.
Editors Appeal: TLs Democratic Congrss
sional Convention being neu at hand, and my
name having been suggested as one suitable to
be. presented for the candidacy, and fearing my
silence may be construed into a desire to ob
tain the nomination, I wish to say to the De
mocracy of this District that I believe it to be
mynluty to stand aside, convinced, as I am,
that the nomination should be given to some
one who can bting into the canvass the influ
ence of greater ability and longer public ser
vice. This I do with cheerfulness, because it
leaves me to the pleasures of agriculture
which, in these times of great party conflicts
I believe to be invested with the highest hon
ore. I nevertheless entertain a lively appre
ciation of the partiality which has brought my
name before the public, and, in begging to be
excused, intend no disrespect. Every inch of
ground will be contested in the coming canvass,
but I have an abiding faith in the' invincibility
of the Constitution-loving spirit of the De
mocracy and true Old-Line Whigs of this Dis
trict. Should the delegates meet in the spirit
of harmony, with their wonted zeal, energy
and self-sacrificing devotion, being everything
for principle and nothing for men, except capa
bility and honesty, success will'be ours. Any
other course, under the circumstances, will be
suicidal to the success of the party in this
District and will fail to give support to the
Administration of Mr. Buciiinan, whose
policy, as annunciated in his inaugural, should
find a ready response from every man who
holds a strict construction of the Constitution
to be the paramount consideration for the
safety of the "Union." Respectfully,
H- S. BRADFORD.
Have we a Political Popo Amongst Us?
For ihe MemphU Appeal 1
Messrs. Editors : I find a most formidable
Bull of Excommunication against Hume F.
Hill, Esq., thundered forth from the Vatican of
the Eagle and Enquirer. Oar new Pope was
evidently wrathy and savage, when he issued
his Bull of Excommunication. Mr. Hill is
formally read out of the Whig and American
Parlies, and handed over to the tender mercies
of the sovereign voters of Memphis at the
ballot-box. All other members of the dual
party are told, that if they have the manliness
and independence to submit their claims to the
free voters of Memphis, unless they abide by
the dictates of the two parties Whig and
America the Political Pope will issue from
his Vatican the thunders of his condemnation.
Now for one, I am satisfied that a large ma
jority of the people of Memphis are opposed
to mingling partisan politics in our municipal
elections. Why not leave the people free from
all political bias to select the best men for all
the various city offices? Are the aspirants
for office belonging to the dual party conscious
that if their claims are presented to the voters
of the city upon their personal merits, that de
feat will be inevitable?
It must be so; conscious weakness alone
dictated their policy; I refer to personal weak
ness for the want of popular strength. The
double party, Whig and American, or rather
the ico parlies claim a majority in Memphis ;
and the managers are striving to mae a par
tisan contest as the only means to foist men
into office who cannot succeed on their naked
merits. The refractory, are to be whipped into
the ranks by the thunders of the Know-Nothing
Vatican Bulls of Excommunication, and pains
and penalties are in reserve for all the follow
ers of Sam who dare to exercise the inestima
ble prerogative of freemen by casting their
ballots for the best men for mere ministerial
offices, irrespective of partisan considerations.
For one, I shall vote for the best and most
worthy candidates for city offices, whether
they be Whigs and Americans, or simply
Whigs, simply Americans, or National Demo
crats; and the calm, common sense of a ma
jority of the voters of Memphis will most as
suredly lead them to adopt the same sound poli
cy, In spite of the thunders of our new pollti
cal Popes, Issued from their new Vatican.
Fitenl Let Balls of Excommunication. Can
Hume F. Hill, Esq., survive the thunders of
our Political Popes? Nous Verront,
It seems too, from the recent decrees of the
two parties, that even the election of Alder
men is to become a mere partisan contest. '.
suppose the purpose of this movement is." to
put down the wild hunt after office," by trans
ferring " the wild hunt" from the free choice
of the Sovereigns to the Wigvams of Sam
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IUJUT IIUIUIMq) AOl. .uia mil, Ul luuioc,
save the people the trouble and anxiety of
thinking for themselves on the day of the elec
tlon. The decrees and Bulls of Sam must be
obeyed by all his followers, else woe to those
who have the manliness to think, act, and vote
according to their own judgment.
For the MrciphU Appeal
Messrs. Editors: An article appeared in
Fowlkes' Financial Express of this morning,
(25th,) a part of which purports to be friendly
to the nomination of Mr. D. M. Currin as
the Democratic candidate for Congress in this
District. The author of the article may be a
real and true friend of Mr. Currin ; if so, his zeal
for his friend has, as I think, carried him a
little too far. The writer of this, is now, and
has long been a political friend of Mr. Currin,
and earnestly desires his nomination by the
Somerville Convention, but I think the course
taken by the Express is not the proper, one to
8ecurehlm that position, mat paper says:
"He (Mr. Currin has served his party with
marked fidelity, untiring zeal, and with
power that won for him the respect and admi
ration of his party, as has been evinced by his
being chosen three times successively as Pres
Idential Elector in this District." Now I fully
endorse this and go farther. I think he has
superior claims lor tnat nomination over any
other man. But the Express says farther
" We are well aware that there are more than
one aspirant in the Democratic parly of this
District for Congressional honors. All these
aspirants and their immediate backers are
busily engaged in a secret and underhanded
movement to kill Mr. Currin off. He stands
prominently in their way, and they desire first
to get rid of him, and then have a scrub race
in the Convention amongst themselves."
11 xheir system of warfare is
whispering that while they are for Currin, yet
he cannot be elected. This is the insidious game
noysbeing played by more than one aspirant in
this District through their friends."
Here we think the Express has committed a
blunder and made charges against other Dem
ocrats, calculated to stir up harsh feelings and
produce discord in the party. It makes
sweeping charge, and says: "All these aspi
rants ani their immediate backers art busily en
gaged in a secret and underhanded movement to
kill Mr. Currin off." Now if the Express has
proof of this fact, it is a duty he owes to the
party to expose the whole thing, and give the
names of the parties to the public, for under
this clause every Democrat who expresses
wish to see his friend nominated, or thinks him
more available than Mr. C, is charged with
this intrigue ; for Fowlkes' Express says the
thing is being done "thrtugh their friends."
Democrats are not apt to think themselves
guilty of doing a mean, "underhanded" thing
when they Bay they are of opinion this or that
man is the proper one for the party to nominate
for office. They have been in the habit of
meeting in convention and putting forward
the man who a majority of the part- think is
the proper one. Now, Mr. Express, you and I
are of opinion that Mr. Currin has claims above
all others in the District, yet we have no right
to accuse men who differ with us, of being guil
ty of dishonorable conduct. We are satisfied
that there are men, who we are informed are
aspirants to that position, (Congress,) and who
live outside of Shelby county, who are worthy,
higbioned and intelligent Democrats, and not
" jcru6 " as you have dubbed them. Fovlkes'
Express further says: "These men are well
known, and they will gain nothing by their
shallow devices." This unfortunate clause
will be construed by many as intended to brow
beat all opposition andiorce men into the har
ness. No doubt the sentence was not publish.
ed with that view, yet itbares that construction
stronger than any other. We consider that you
have cast a fire-brand which may do Mr, Cur
rin and the paity much harm.
We would say to the Democrats of the Dis
trict that v e believe the article In Fowlkes'
Express does not represent the sentiments or
the feelings of Mr. Currin's friends in Shelby ;
nor do we think .Mr. C. wM endorse that arti
cle. He and they are willing to abide by the
decision of the ' Convention, and will go to the
Convention in a spirit of harmony, desiring
nothing so much as the success of Democratic
principles. We don't wish to force the De
mocracy into our way of thinking. It is well
known that our political opponents have long
endeavored to injure the Democratic party by
telling the people in the country that "Mem
phis cliques always dictate to the rest of the
party, Ice." We sincerely hope the article in
Fowlkes' Express was not intended to be dicta
torial, yet it furnishes a pretext for the ene
mies of Democracy to reiterate the charge,
The Democrats of Memphis do not desire to
dictate to the party. They work manfully for
the cause, and can proudly point to the result
of the elections in the city for the last few
years as a proof of their industry and fidelity.
A few years ago they were almost in a hope'
less minority. The mystic "Sam" carried ev
erything before him, and a dark cloud hun;
over us. We are ready again to put on our
armor to battle against the Opposition, but we
arefunwilling to rest under the charge, (or to
give any grounds for it,) of wishing to rule the
nominations which are to be made in the Som
erville Convention or any other Convention.
But we will ablJe by the decision of the Con
vention, and heartily support its nominations
icAoercrAe may be.
A MEMPHIS DEMOCRAT.
g" Lieut Wm. Ross Gardner, of the U. S.
Navy, died ct Augusta, Ga., on the 23d inst.
("The Baltimore Sun gives the following
list of the names of persons killed and wound
ed by the falling of walls of the late fire in that
Joseph B. Bruce, aged nineteen years: Jos.
Ward, twenty-oneyears : George Boyle, seven
teen years ; Jacob Marsbek, seventeen years ;
wm. Aoeu, twenty years; James rayne,
eighteen years; Harman Bollman, twenty
years ; J as nasson, twenty-one years ; Thomas
Buckley, thirty-eight years; Theodore A. Brun,
eighteen years, and Alexander Brown, six
teen years: Samuel Ballerger Hargrove, aeed
eighteen years total twelve ; to which may be
added the two unrecognized at the station
house, wh'ch makes fourteen dead. The wound'
ed are: Frank Welsh, of the First Baltimore
Hose Company, whose case Is now considered
hopeless: George Barber Weitzel, hopeless:
J onn auaney, uopeiess , x 1 cucuck xia vis, nezin
Shepherd ; Christopher Bracken ; Wm. Wayne,
f rl 1. , T 1 tlT - n .
of the Independent company; J. ti. iugstey
and Charles A. Dennis, very slightly.
The parties still missing are Isaiah Litzin
ger, engineer for Messrs. Thomas ic Son, turn
ers, aged twenty-five years j David Foos; Monu
ment street, and Louis Charles, a youth
eighteen years of age, of German parentage,
vf Ho resided In the Western section ol the city.
Cottea Crop cf 1857':Caa it bo Larga? -
From the Hontsomnj (AI ) Mll
A general impression has-been created at
home and abroad, that tbe growing (?) crop of
cuuon must be excessively large, lue single
fact to sustain this idea is that the breadth of
land planted is neater, bv a rood deal, than It
has been heretofore. It is not, of course, even
approximately known how much greater; and
we Incline strongly to the opinion, that the
increase is less than is generally supposed. Our
reason for thiB opinion is, that there is in no
pari 01 me cotton region a superabundance of
breadstutfs, but on the co itrarr. manv locali
ties have a scanty supply so scanty as to have
made necessary a liberal allowance of land for
corn and the small grains' to make up for tbe
early attack on the year's produce, which will
result from present scarcity. Again, the belief
is prevalent, and nas been for months, that corn
must be high another year, and many have
pUnted it to sell, as being really more remuner
ative when it Is high, than cotton.
The present crop hasbeen set back by a va
riety of causes, one of which at least must be
permanent and verv general in its effect:
In the first place, the great body of the cot
ton land were not put into good order, this
season, from natural causes. Every planter
knows that such an evil is nener fully repaired
during the entire season ; and it is generally
conceded that such waa the bad start
ing point of the crop of 1857. In the next
place, the recent frosts are known to have
killed cotton generally, especially upon the
low, productive lands ; and even the little left
in more favored localities is feeble and sickly,
and will never yield well. Again, the weather
for weeks has been such as to rot the cotton
seed in the ridges, and the sharpest farmers
are not trusting 10 a second stand appearing
irom me urst planting, unee more in many
parts of the country, seed are not to be had
for a replanting. To all these causes for an
inevitable bad stand, as a general thing, we
may- add the fact, that a good deal of cotton
has been plowed up by planters, whose corn
was cut down by tne frost, with the view to in
crease the quantity of land in corn.
in view ot tnese racts, most planters with
whom we have conversed, have come to the
conclusion, that the stand of cotton fwhen se
cured, which It is not vet, is bound to be verv
bad, the weed feeble, and the land cloddy and
hard to cultivate.
With all these drawbacks.it is quite possible
as we have stated, and by means of tbe causes
stated, that the crop may be even large. The
probabilities, however, against an average one,
are very great. A frost on the 25th of Octo
ber, or even the 1st of November, would bring
it greatly below the average, for it is not going
too tar to Bay mat tne crop is a full month la
ter than usual, and the weather, even at this
writing, is rar from being cotton weather.
Hon. Andrew Ewing.
From the Nashville Union.
Tne favorable manner in which this gentle
mau was spoken of in various portions of the
State, previous to the meeting of our Guberna
torial Convention, as a suitable person to run as
the Democratic candidate for Governor, was
highly complimentary to him and gratifying to
bis large circle of political and personal friends.
It was known before the meeting of the Con
vention that a majority of our party were
favorable to the selection of a candidate from
a different division of tbe State. With that
expression of opinion, no one will more cor
dially acquiesce and co-operate than Mr. Ewin;
In tbe course of our recent proceedings in
the Convention, Dr. Winston, as one of tbe
delegates from Davidson county, the immediate
home of Mr. Ewing, took occasion, on behalf
of that gentleman, and in bis necessary absence,
to return thanks for tbe expression of regard
and confidence thus made in his behalf in
various portions of the State congratulating
the Democracy upon the harmony and general
good feeling that bad characterized our pro
ceedings, and pledging the support of Mr. Ew
ing io me aisunguisuea gentleman selected as
our standard-bearer, witu the same zeal and
earnestness of purpose that has heretofore
characterized his political life. The appro
priate and well-timed remarks of Dr. Winston
awakened a cordial and generous response in
the breast of every Democrat present.
It was fromfeelings thus awakened that the
representatives of the entire Democracy united
in one voice, withtbeimmediate delegates from
this Congressional District, in earnestly re
questing Mr. Ewing to bear our standard and
make the contest for us in the approaching
race for congress, bucn a request, prompted
bv Buch motives and under such circumstances.
nml vrhth w U vrj- vi4na for Kaliovin
will be repeated by the Congressional Conven
tion soon to assemble at Ularksville, conveys
a compliment that it would be difficult for any
man to refuse, and especially one of the liberal
impulses and tried devotion to Democracy tf
We make allusion to these pleasing incidents
oi our recent :a'e convention, in connection
with Mr. Ewing, from the fact that they were
unintentionally omitted by the secretaries in
their hurried draft of the proceedings of that
body, which we did not notice at the time and
which we have since very much regretted.
From the New Tork DtUj Newi
The Three Thousand Anti-Nebraska Parsons.
The Rev. Mr. Kalloch, escaping the punish
ment awarded by tne laws or Massachusetts
for the perpetration of adultery, by the fortu
nate composition of a Puritan jury, has re
sumed the pulpit; and it is announced will hold
forth there, defying public sentiment and dis
gracing religion to tbe best of his ability, until
again brought to trial.
Meanwhile, another one of the immortal
"Three thousand New England clergymen,"
the Rev. Mr. Farrington, of Cohasset, Mass.,
is placed on trial in his turn, charged with
"adultery and bestial Indecency."
We believe Farrington in the fifth of the im
mortal " Three thousand " who has been grave
In impleaded of this identical offense since
the beginning of tbe year 1857.
If in three and a half months, five out of
three thousand be charged with adultery, how
long will It tike to impeach the whole number
of these politico-religious fanatics these al
lies and advocates of Black " Republicaniim"
Ihese apostles of " Bleeding Kansas" these
mouthpieces (to use Kalloch's boast) of the
"Christianity, decency and mora'ity of the
North" these pure and und'filed advocates of
" Freedom" whose Immaculate eyes could not
patiei.tly behold the abominations of Democra
cy 1 Will some school boy cypher out the
It will not be forgotten, that these three
thousand Kallochs and Farringtons only two
years since, being greatly exercised in mind
concerning the abominable sinfulness of all
the world excepting themselves, presented an
impudent memorial to the United States Sen
ate, "protesting in the nme of Almighty God
against the Nebraska-Kansas bill." In that
notable and modest document, they threatened
Congress and the country with displeasure,
should the contemplated act be passed as it
sion after was. They gave us to understand
that a special revelation as to this subject had
been vouchsafed to them the illustrious three
thousand-not to be disobeyed by the rest of man
kind, without danger ofnational and individual
annihilation. They intimated that the people of
a civilized and enlightened nation had beer,
mistaken in erecting a Congress, (composed
of nothing In the world but mere laymen,) for
the enac meut of laws: that the priesthood
was the only fountain and source of authority
and direction in all mundane affairs: and that
so long as they, the three thousand clergymen
of New England, should condescend to give us
occasional information of what would be and
what would not be for the national advantage
and well being, we really had no need of any
other Government, and would do better to dele
gate the legislative power to them. Theso
modest assumptions of the immaculate crew
of New England preachers were endorsed and
echoed by our Black " Republican " and Know-
Aotmng opponents, and the three thousand
themselves were lauded to tbe skies for the
course they had seen fit, "in the name of Al
mighty God," to adopt.
Ihen came the late Presidential campaign,
when almost every church, chapel, meeting
house, Sunday school, religious lecture, sermon,
prayer meeting, camp meeting and love feast
in the nortnern states was converted into a
partisan affair, and the three thousand anti
Nebraska clerical agitators, and thousands
more pretenders like unto them, from Sunday
to Sunday, misrepresented, denounced, and
anathematized the Democratic party, its prin
ciples, organization anu candidates, and raved,
cursed and falsified at the government and citi
zens of America for full six months, all of
course, still by the authority and "in the name
of Almighty God !
It is only since tbe din and hubbub of all this
infamous and successful attempt to link Church
to State has partially died away (since Beech
er. Richmond, Hatfield, Cheever, Tvnz and Co.
have returned to tbe pulpit, exhausted by their
labors on tne stump and siigntly disgusted as
they bad a right to be at the triumph of the
Democracy,) it is only in the reaction and lull
which precedes the next campaign of tbe rev
erend politicians that certain little peccadillos
begin to peep out here and there among their
We know that these are personal matters,
unhappy to speak of, and somewhat scandalous
in their nature. But these men are public men,
politicians, men active in State atfairs. We
speak not of their failings as matter of dis
credit to the "Church. It is to the "Republican"
parfy that th'ey" attach that great party, of
Freedom, to which none but the elect of earth 1
belonged, and wKTch'divldeJ thesEeep T from the
goals ol pomics, i nese leiiows were tne com
mandants, generals, leaders, and blind guides
of ibis party, and ft is in that capacity that we
have a right to noint to, their nffmiM-oift-nsea
rendered more llagranrby the clerical positions
tV.. f.ll ,1 .1... 1. ,
""j " i"e uuubc iuey uave Boowerea upori
the Democracy, and the pretence of superior
uu ii must exclusive purity tney nave put forth.
The accused may be acquitted, a priest-ridden
congregation may declare even a Kalloch
free from suspicion ; and the "Republican"
... ...lit-. At' a .
i-oi.j mo) uuuive me scanuai or its leaders ;
but thinking people generally will be apt to
suspect that where bo large a proportion of
sanctihed persons fall from grace, there must
be something wrong and needing Improvement,
and that th descent into the political arena
very frequently soils the rarmmu of h. nri.at.
hood beyond the power of cleansing. The les-
" u" iiossiuie use. meanwtnif, wbo
of the Three Thousand comes next?
Une aiORjr Already. Since writing tbe
above, We find the followfnp fn th Watprfmrtr
(Ct.) Journal making one more case of adul
tery charged upon one of the three thousand
rreedom shrieking parsons of New England,
" We learn that the Rev. Mr. Smith, nf Wa.1-
dam. In this State, a regular Fremont blower,
nuuao muc una osen only about tnree weeks
under the sod, has just 'turned up' In connec
tion with another man's Wife. Thuaftiir haq
created considerable excitement in the nffh
borhood. The reverend gentleman 'acknowl
edged the corn' and sloped to parts unknown."
me nev. omun was too modest. He should
nave brazoned the matter out. like KalWh
We repeat the question, who comes next?
Correspondence of the Cattimo.e Son
New York, April 21. Tbe storm of yester
day caused some damage to the shipping in the
harbor. The packet ship Star of the West,
from Liverpool, David Hoadley, from Antwerp,
and the bark Meridian, all dragged their an
chors and went ashore at the Narrows. The
steamer George Law, with tbe California mails
and about 60U passengers, sailed for Aspinwall
at the appointed hour, bat anchored for tbe
night at quarantine. The frigate Niagara did
not venture out, as she draws twenty-two feet
of water, and could not cross the bar in the
bince tne murder of policeman Hardenbrook.
the burglars have become more deperate. Yes
terday morning, before daylight, a couple of
burglars attempted to break into the store No.
40 Broad street, but were overhauled by a
watchman named GoAar, who immediately
rapped his club on tha walk for assistance.
Thereupon tbe scamps took to their heels one
of them at the same time discharging a pistol
at the policeman. The shot, however, only
grazed the hat of tbe latter, but the inten
tion doubtless was to take his life. Woe
be to them if caught and brought belore Judge
During the storm yesterday the stable of
Win. Lewis, in Thirty-sixth street, was de
stroyed by fire. Thirty-eighthorres perished in
the flames. Loss $-0,000. The screams of
the poor animals while the fire was consuming
them could be heard a mile off.
The leading hotels are raising the price of
board to $3 per day in consequence of the dear
ness of provisions.
Hou. Robert J. Walker leaves for Washing
ton to-day to make final preparations for his
departure for Kansas.
The Dramatic Fnnd Association held its
ninth anniversary dinner at the Astor House
last evening, and a splendid aflair it was.
Richard O'Gorman, Esq., delivered an eloquent
speech in response to the third toast " Sbaks
peare." The Rev. R. W. Bellows responded
to the tcast of the " Dramatic Fund Associa
tion;" and in the course of his speech denied
that Mrs. Kemble bad written to him the letter
she was said to have written protesting against
bis speaking in favor of the fund. He also de
fended the profession generally, and stated that
members of the clerical profession would not
appear so adverse to the stage but for the in
fluence of the laity. Several other speeches
were made, and the society's expenditures the
past year announced at $3,315, on behalf of tbe
aged, sick and widows of deceased members.
The society has a fund of $35,112, the annual
income from which is $6,000. During the even
ing contributions to the amount of $423 were
The jury to try the alleged murderers of Dr.
Burdelt hasbeen completed. They were drawn
from a panel of 500 men, and the panel from
The Methodist Episcopal Conference in
Brooklyn has adopted tbe extreme anti-slavery
Appointments bt the President. Rich
ard Roman, appriser general at San Francisco,
California, vice Samuel J. Bridge, removed.
Henry C. Matthews, collector, Georgetown,
D. C, vice Robert White, whose commission
Michael Kane, appraiser, San Francisco,
California, vice O. P. Stten, removed.
Henry E. Stougbton, district attorney for
Vermont, vice Peck, whose commission has ex
pired. R. Biddle Roberts, district attorney for West
Pennsylvania, vice Thaler, resigned.
James Conner, district attorney for South
Carolina, vice Evans; cemmlsslen expired.
Wm. Morrow, marshal for Delaware, reap
pointed. F. J. Moreno, marshal for North Florida,
E. E. Blackburn, marshal for Sooth Florida,
G. S. Walden, district attorney for North. Al
W. H. H. Tisoa, raaribal for Nrih Missis
sippi, vice Jordan, whose cettuaissiofl has ex
pired. .Richard Griffith, marshal for South Missis
Jas. C. Pnnie, marshal for South Carolina.
Wm. II. Welch, chief justice of Minnesota,
vice Chalfield; commission expired.
it. K. xeison, assistant justice of Minnesota
scerburne commission expired.
Sam. W. Black, of Pennsylvania, assistant
justice or Aebraska, vice Underwood, resigned,
&d. .Lanuer, cmer justice or wasmngton ler
Geo. H. Williams, chief justice of Oregon
Matthew P. Deary, assistant justice of Oregon
Cyrus OIney, assistant justice of Oregon Ter
Appointment by the Secretary of the Treasury,
James Mills, deputy collector ami inspector of
customs, St. Paul, Minnesota, vice L. B. Wait,
The next election for members of Cob
cress will take place in Virginia on the 20tk of
g-R. Rodewald, President ot the South
em Bank of Louisiana, has just emancipated
at Cincinnati a family of slaves worth $ifii,
Mail Prospects in Arkansas. The Helena
"Col. B. C. Harley, the efficient Special
Agent or me rose utiice Department, paid
visit to our city during the past week. W
are pleased to learn lrom him that there is
good prospect or much lmprovemt ut in our
mail facilities to the interior hereafter. If our
citizens will do their duty by keeping op the
road, so as to encourage contractors in the
different routes, the service will be performed
well. With a coed and practicable read to
Little Rock, w will have a tri-weekly service
in lour norse coacnes to tuat point ns regufarly
as the weeks paes. It may soon be so to the
omces anove ana into Missouri too.
' Let us then encourage these improvements.
We have a Postmaster General and an agent
wno feel the importance of good service on
these routes. It only requires the co-opera'
tion ot tno people to secure suen service.
Tl EMEKBER that DcSnONG'S is the place if joa
XXj wi.h to get the best style of PIurUKE. Bis
scrpass all others in richness ot tone, warmth of expres
sion, completeness or detail, and DoMoess or restore
For darabllltythere it no question of their superiority
They will receive a fall without a tractate a bend wttfa-
oatlninry. may be washed off when soiled, be handled
wlthent the face being marred. They are susceptible of
high and very beautiful coloripg.
W. U. DcSHON 3, ISt Main street, has the exclusive
right of Memphis, for the Melalnot jpe Patent ap31
PORTRAITS TRUE TO LIFE.
TTATING returned, after a short absence from town
I! to my Studio orer P. H. Ciark & Co.'s Jewelry
establishment, in the Marble Block. I will ba most happy
to wait on all who may favor me with their orders.
Ills Portraits shall be true to life.
aplt Wif. FBTE
a oi r.n - . iirtfi n.......i
a. 91 s .jiaaaias)
AT my Fls
T my Flatboat. lying above the Moand City Fetry
JAViUU r. UUA.N.
ICE CREAM SAL00I!
BEGS leave to Inrorra the Ladies and Gentlemen of
Memphis and Its vicinity that he bat now opened
his newly Q ted op ICE CREAM SALOON, in his new
brick bonding on Madison street, where he win be pleased
to seo his o d, customers, and the public in general.
S3" Alwajaon hand, every variety of Confectioneries,
ne will also furnish Wedding Parties and Balis at the
(hottest notice. -t JOSEPH ilPEOUT.
Ofifi CASE3,Hoatetter!s celebrated Stomach Bitters.
OUU' ""-- 'HfH.POTTKR,'.Main,stV '
ap3J fi Third door North Wonhata Escta. )
TJT. ASH, .....
H. P. JOHNSON.-
MR. ASHhaj thefpleautre t announce that he has
etTiCted an rpgacetnent for TtVO NIGHTS OXLT with
ORE AT XSD ORIGINAL
WITH AliL' BTAE. PERFORMERS,
Wba will appear oilhtly in thir splendid Y.al and ila
leal Concern, Baileiqaes, Dances, Paras, and UBriralled
S3" trail particular In the dailr Programme.
IN eoraciiuenee of the ecgizeawat of the Orlslnal
Caap el KlDtrl-, Jfr BKTDOV3 BEKKrlT wW
te postpoaed onttl next week.
N. 8,-AIIjpatitaminj ticket will hetd Bool for the
Benefltiyeolnf, trine and particulars of which will be
antMUUHd Wfntnre adTertisenects and programmes.
TWO good JOTJBKETitEK CAWNTER3, to work a
short distance irom the eitj, to whom good wages
ui.ipartst-or tanner particulars, toqulr of C V.
HULST H. SQXf Itain stmt, between Monroe and Uatea.
A3HAL1. COTTAGK. nn T.n.. i.
'P 11. L. UUlOh.
vEOT Xotja.SSors, Enquire of
J.J T J. HARRIS,
' Xo. 2 Main street.
THE3v;GEEAT JUBILEE !
- Jat tux
FIRST AND - SECOND OP MAY.
PARK, the wcrH-reoiwBod Artwt, It an hand, makieg
Pirtares in EaMrti Ihm. He can make from fifty
to nre hancred a day. .
STRAXGKR, deo't'fsrt teli.lt tbe
219 It .in street, opposite Odd Fellows'
MB. O. C. BOO.VB, lateof.LoUT-:n,Ky., has becoex
associated witu tiala Ine Grocery and Commbaisn
uaiiEg ijjm the lit mstaat.
MASOX, XORVEL.L. & BOOXE,
Commission & Forwarding Merchants,
Ko. lGlilain-St., Memphis, Tenn.
BAGGING, Bcpe, Jeans, Unsrys, and a general stock of
rmiuiwu ancpJl'S ronaiantiyjua Hand. ap23
(Vo. 57J ).
OF the eitabiUbmtnt of three additional Land Odces
ia the Territory of KANSAS.
In puruinci)f the act of Congress apprtred March
3, 1867, entitled An act o estabUf h three additional
Land Districts la the Tern.orr of Kansas " to h. nUA
rffpectlrelr the Dataware Jnd District, " the Osage
Land Dtstritt, " nd tbe W. stern Land District, " it is
hereby declared and made known that the efflcea for aiid
uhiihu oiic oeea esiaoiubed as follows, tlx
FoTtbeTJeias-are District at DoaiphaB,
For the " OiJ gs District at Fort Scott,
far me .-western District" at Olden, in sard Terri
tory. GlTtrn.mlerjiy hand, it tbe city of washteston, this
eteTerribdaforAprtt, A P. 1S67.
sysoracK the President :
J03. 3. WILSOK,
AeSKI CommlsiioBer of the General Land OSee.
. . . (Xx 680)
"I (Mho establishment cf three additional Land OOieea
j ia me Territory or .NKBRSEA.
In pursuance of ibe act of Congress approved Karta
3. ISiT. en: it led Aa act U establish tkree d4itiefl
land districts Hi tbe Territory of NEBRASKA." obe
called, reSBxcttvels the NEMAHA LAND DISTRICT,"
tbe SOOTH PLATTB RIVER LAND DISTRICT. " an4
the DAKOTA LAXD DISTRICT, " it is berehe deetare.1
and maf e knowa that tbe offices tor sard districts bare
been established as follows Tlx :
For the "NEMAHA LAND DISTRICT " atB-oB
Torts "FOUra PLATTE DISTRICT" at Nebraska
For the "DAKOTA DISTRICT" at Dakota Citr, in
GlreH noder my baad, at Ihe city of Washiagtoa, tat
imneenin uay or April, ion.
By ordor of the Pn sMeai :
JOS. S. WILSON,
Acilog CemmlsoieBeref theGesersl Land OiBce.
A DWKDLTXa HOUSE, on Adams street,
(near tbe iBterefCtlin of Adams aad Third
streets,) It btrag I he same at present ecessfe-t by
Jaroos Btder. aad adioialBC tt mUnn r h
sowrorieer. rsoscsoiea gives on toe lstef Jurenext.
P3 1 DAT. M. CCRRIN
A N tedastrroas raaa, to .Brace la a iBcratlreand twof.
Hakee basiness. To a man wtseiac to promote tae
leieroi oc bis owo weirare, wtu naa this a chaace ri
doai to W met with Capital repaired, oae Ibossaod
oonars. KeiereBcea excanei. Address, T. B. A.. A r
peal otnee. p26 d3t
SWAN & OO.'S LOTTERIES
Capital Prize $50,000.
TICKETS ONIiY $10 !
"VW1NG to tberreat favor with which osrSlBcle Npm
W ber Lotteries have be n received by the psMic, and
the large demand for Tickets, the Managers, S SWAN 4i
CO., wl have a drawing each Saturday throughoat the
year. Tae renewing Bcaeiie wm b drawa in cachet
itwrtr l-oueries lor May, 147.
To be drawn la tbe City of Atlanta, Georgia, In public,
on SATTJRDAT", MayM, 1S67.
To be drawa la the city of AMarta, Georgia, la public, on
SAT3BDAT. May 9lh, 1S57.
To be drawn in the city ot Atlanta, Georgia, la puMte, on
SATURDAY, May I6th, 1857.
To be drawn la tha city ot Atlanta, Goergta, ia public, oa
SATURDAY, May 2SJ, 1SST.
To be drawa la tbe city or Atlanta G ontla, in public, oa
SATTJRDAT, May 3eth, 1857, en the pUa of
Single lumbers I
3.200 3Px-iasors : :
More than One Prize to Every Ten
TO BS DHAW.1
EACH SATURDAY I.V MAY.
1 prize of
.fbOJXM 1 $50,960
. so.eoa 1 ae.oee
. jochjo sa.. ie,koe
, tiMdl k 10 eoo
. . 5,0 e t s goo
. 5,03a 1 aeon
. 5 000 r. SOCIO
2,5ea u , s5uo
2 6W) I 2.S00
2 600 i.. 3 600
2 6ol 3 600
2,rU i.. ........ 2,500
2 5M-.... ....... 2660
1,0 e t i.ooo
l.it'a t 1 000
1,0011 t 1,0 0
1,000 w 1.000
1000 1 1.000
10O are 10 009
63 at 6,1X10
4 Prizes of $225Aprox'tlBg to $50 000 Prize are $900
3,299 prizes amounting to $204,000
Wholo Tickets, 810; Halves, 85 00;
quarters, w 5U.
PLAN OF THE LOTTERY.
The Numbers t real I U 3d IKU evrrteeoadiBX with those
Nuatoeis on the Ttckels unal d ee separate alios of ra
wer, are cBtiraeu mu ataaii tia luoea aB4 utacea la one
The Urst 218 Prix's, similar It printed and encircled, are
ptaoru en aooin'r wneei.
The wheels are then revolved, and a number Is drawn
frora the wheel of numbers, and at tbe same time a Prize
Is drawa frjta the other wbe I. The Number and Prize
d'awn out are opened and exhibited to the audience, and
resist ml by the Cmmlstjir. tbe Pilze being placed
against roe unmoor urawa This operation is repeated
natll all the Prizes ar drawa out
ArrrtoxiM.VTiox Pants. The two preceding and the
I wo succeeding Numbers to those drawing tbe first IS
Prizes will be entitled t the 72 Approximation Pikes, ac-
cerusBg 10 ine scneme.
E5" The 3.000 Prizes of iSO will be determined bv the
last figure ot the numbr that draws the $50,000 Prize.
for example, lr the Numbers drawing $50,000 Prize ends
with No. 1, then all the Tickets where the number ends
la I will be entitled to $10. It the Number ends with
No. 2, then all the Tickets where the lumber ends in 2
will be entitled to $20, and so on to 0.
Certificates of Packages will be sold at the following
rates, which is the risk :
Certificate ot Package of 10 Whole Tickets $S0 00
" " lOHalf 40 00
" " 13 Quarter " 20 09
" " ie Eighth 10 00
In ordering Tickets or Certificates, enclose the mmn
to our addres. for tha Tickets orderelon receipt of which
they will be forwarded by first mail. Purchasers nn
have Tickets ending in any flgure they may designate.
The list of drawn numbers and prizes will ha foiwarri.
ed to purchasers Immediately after the drawing.
Purchasers will please write their signatures plain, and
give their Post Office, County and State.
S3" Remember that every PrUo is drawn .and parable
in toll without deduction.
S3- Alt Prizes of $1,000 and undsr. nald lmmrrll,l.l
after the drawing other Prizes at the usual time of
O AU communications strictly confidential.
Address orders for Ticket, or Certificates of Packages to
S. SWAN & CO., Atlanta, Ga.
S. SWAN Jt CO.. Montgomery. Ala,.
S3" X list Of the number that are drawn, tram t
heel, with the amount rr the nrize that each nneuen.
titled to, will be published alter every drawins In the fol.
lowing papers : New Orleans Delta. Mobile Register,
Charleston Standard, Nashville GazetteAtlsnta InUHT.
gencer. New Turku Wiekly Day Book, and Savannah.
Morning News. ap2 .
LADIES AXD CESTLEMEX.
CHINA WABtS. atiorted. late Importation, jut re
ceived and witil sold THIS DAT. a Ir u mnt.
rxantlrallr aesortiil, too tdtoa to mention.
we ccrdiii.'y irmte the ladies to this new treat IV-
member the approaching celebration jtrirjeera ctd
yoa matt make one grar d dUpiar-
Uon't rove i wis chaece TUESDAY, April SStk, at
o'otock. yve want to teethe ladies.
ap2S-lt 2! C. CATCE it SOS, Aic'm.
BAM, IIV MOTION.
TWO MOKE IaOTS ADDED!
WBD.VESDAT. the 29th, at 11 o'clock, we wM s I! ,a
Linden street. Ba-tct Hernando. iworaeaM Lu-i.
One 4.3 feet trust, Ij 1S3 deep, the other 43 teet tfa hr
Jerms One-fourth cash, bailees In 8. J2 aid 13
months, with Urn.
FJ ipecB-a. oa. St C. CATOK St SOS,
ar8-2t Aaeiiners and Eeal Estate BroUr .
CALIFORNIA M HOMP.
THIS owner bei: determined to make SaCvutoato
City Ms lu tare host', we wiH etete om 7iK
noU3R3 and LOIS and lOUB. TAOAST LOT j. . .
Sooth MratBhia, a j fellows :
LUTo. iOa the corner of Sfceibyand Better lHs.
4JfrctirootoaShlby, 110 dtrp, w.th t3-sr itvk
house, containing irren rooms, targe etsteni.&s.
i-ut a ruty Met oa 3l street, 200 tt l
with frame hosse. coataiBlar sir rooms. kKchen
etc ' '
LOT So. 5 F.f ty feet on Shelby s treet, 20 de
LOT No. 4 yflT feetoe Stebr umt .
hoB'oeeplaialBKsizrooss, ktMfees and eterB. '
.no o ritty reel ob Shetoy street. He deep.
LOT So. 6 flltr feet oa Skeior street. l"n a r.,.
house, (oataiBieg six roots and haH.
lot Ji .Fifty feet on Hotter itreet, lHext.
LOT No. S Filly feet oa Bailee a t4. ia.i... . .
LOT ?o 9 ?orty feet oa Tmefist asreoti uxi a
t-0T N-. M HoHj teet on Trexorant street he.?,
eoraertax oa aa ey.
VlIInlLr WR n as It is d Ky
Mr. ihos. OoeMas aad y aim we are nqntw w i - -etain
last tte sale wilt sort raoMiTo. 1'oaiit ad
xvr ruii, see ohis.
Terms Ooe-fearta rash. Uaw m e v .a
rnoatba mlth caslMsary lnter.it aad Hea, the .. e
to he eadorod.
83- Oataibaisos free at oar L w . v
rio. Kefteshaoeats oa tae dib!m
T-ulT. IM wMl he a XV. 1 efeaiua. f-
atroa. What is XessaisdeatiBed
. . 3f.-a OATOE i. "0.f .
a2S Oeaeral Aaettoaeers aad Boat E.tate Bt
SJI BEAUTIFUL LOT
1X7 WM e, a WKDKHSDAT. 29th tBt at II
I I O'eatKE. fix eaalee LOTS, asd na nklita
tj 195 hat
a. . i
g IM feet. 40 'feet. , tsj
c o ,
o - -f
S ltt feet. I rS s
ELLIOTT gTKKfff 6J teet-wid -
Terms eiT I Ooe-taasd cash one and tvumu. . 1 i
later st, aad Hen on the property.
M. C. CATOK &. SON .
GetKral Aaetteneers aad Heal Estate Brar.
PRIZE LOTS IX SODTU ME31PIIIi,
TTTB sew. ea TWBeWAT. Mar 19th
W store, at W eMMr.. fowr omK. Weiasoi
lAira, oa tee caeaer of Avery anst KtMMt 1
ELLIOTT SIKHBr SB feet.
They am, wMboat is Bit, as oeosraMe as a ay aset, ty
la ta ct. y, beiag htatb. with See view aK areiM iu,j
oa ; we will escort yoa oat at aay tseae aad see thaw
T tras easy oBe.third (ash, or 98 Pay a sir,
doned j baUBce ia 9 aad ISraoaths. wsth sasste t
M. C. CATOK 4. SN.
General Aactioaeer aad Real Botate keeker
t rayed or Stolen.
ON WedBesday last, b iroa grey leORrtE,
which wi t d to a tree lramrdtatesy R.-i af
Spechl's Coaf'Ctioaary estabHshaeBt. V
give tea dollars reward far his reeevVrT. a, sW-
livery as aay stable ia MetBohis.
ajSo-St C 3. ALLEN, Tairateeaa. k.
tyauted to Hire Imiuedialel j ,
ASBRVANT, (hlteor Iwact.) w oeek, wash ekd ,r. a,
for a smalt family. Par address, tooolre at tro .
Coeof this paper. ails t r
AGKNTLEMAN aad baa lady can b acHBSui Ut-J
with board, ia a private faaistr, where liars are n J
Kifereace rxcbaBged. AMfeH,
J. A . .tf.
Q P. BBLS. Sweet OWer, aad for sale by
DO H. H. POTTKR,Ma-.f .
aeSS Third door North of Wor sbaai Mew-e
ISAAC KEVILL.. .............. ...A. J. COSftlluli ir
NETIL.L, & CUNNINGHAM,
DEALERS IN SLAVES,.
No. 171 Mala Street, thne drs North ot Adam.
WE have thirty Ave likely N grees for sale, aad
keep constastly oa bai d a gid soppjf of Nk-iy
negroes. Const t.ac of Evei, boys, and girls, OaM ba ds
and hooe servants all f f which wtu b: totdoa BeattMia
bte trrnts. and tally gaarantled.
We wt 1 alee Board aed Sell Negroes, oa roaaastsel a.
beiar well provided for that business. aasX-daaly
BBLS. aad baW bMs. Harris' XX Ale :
50 casks aaarts aad plats Loadoa Portert
lur uezen llostetters ateraacn UHters ;
150 bets. Dextetsaad F.ickeni Whisky;
260 bMs. ILirrUan'a Ohio Flour ;
25 casks Eicon Sides, Hams, aad ShenWeist
59 bMs. Mackerel. 50 kits Mackerel
"5 dtzm Cave Oysters;
50 cross Garrett's Snuff, bottles aad papers
2CO bcxes Star Oaadses, 50 d sea Blooms ;
60 coK MaaWa Rape, ail sties ;
"6 boxes Virgiala Tobacco ;
25 boxs Soda Crackers, 25 bMs. Pse-NIc Crack. r ;
50 boxes Lemon Syrup. 25 boxes Ssiokisg Mi, ,
25 boxes Pie P-uit, 25 boxes Starch;
50 bexes Pickles, 25 boxes CaWap
ALSO, Sonar. Coffee Molasses, Tea, Orasges, Lrafc-r.s,
FWs, Ratin', Almonds, Peraas, Eagliah WalHw-j, Vu
berts. Sardines, 4lc. For sale by
ap:6 J. F. FRANC No. 35 Frost Dow
Tne Rights and Duties of
TQK Amerkad Citiaee. His Rights aad Datte, c iW
lag to the spirit of the CoaatltutieB ot tae Vbii. d
States ; by Blabop Hopkins.
Seed-Grain for Tbosght and DiKBSsiee, a irnritatl u;
by Anna C. Lowrtl. ia two vols.
Sal hie Prasde, a Fireside Histery of a Qaiet LH : by
IMm a Lee.
K Griaito, or New Mexico aad Her People; by TV. W II.
Davis, late I nited States Attorney.
Vlvla. or The Secret of Power ; be Mts. Sao. low. rb
The Golden Legacy, a Story of Life's Phases ; by a Ladf.
New Biographies of IHastrios? Men.
Harper's School History.
Alo, a kirge assortment ot Pamphlets Plays, oa hi irs?
the Modern Standard Drama, French'a Drama, Spwaeea's;
Boston Theatre, Slc, ix. For sale by
apSS daw CLEAVES i GI'HlN'
No t Ice To Contractors.
THE Memphis and Little Rovk. Bailroa Com v -s
bow tally orssnized and ready te let all the Bradti s
(aot Bow under contract) oa the first division f tha
road from Hoped -Id, In Arkansas, to the St. PraBcts
river. Also, the getting of Cross-Ties on said fliuJi
vMioa. Parlies wishing contracts will apply at the ol e of iba
Company, on Main street, below Union.
President M it L. R. It Oj.
Memphis. April 17. 1S57. apl7-dlwatwawia
J. E. CHAD WICK'S ADVERTISED EMS
TVlll Always be Fennd ia This Celuian
PERSONS wishing to know what ha has to mH .1
what be may want to buy for any ot his ca-mnx-rs.
wiH be sure to Had it in the last coletan, ob ibeSWCOK 0
PAGE. Remember that, and save yourself th tructlt
of looking an over the paper.
Ail business entrusted to me wtu be attended to cars
fully and with dispatch.
Office Sladlstn Street, opposite Union, Bna
INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL.
Etna Fire and Inland Nai iz?
tion Insurance Company,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $1 OOO.utH,
Hartford Fire Insurance Co.,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS JWOvKM.
Charter Oalc laife Insurance V i.
CAPITAL AND ..URPLUS $ll..
POLICIES issued on reasonable terms. Losses euBMa
bly adjusted and promptly paid.
FOR SALE. Three acres of fiaely tlmbere. LAxr
beautlnrtly situated for a buHdlug site, lying on Ibe ru-r ta
side of the new Slate Line R ad, dltectly oppevrte ibe
residence of J C. LaBier.Esq Said Lot is h -ap.f. 1
south by new State Line Road; east by Part aM Halt
Avenoe, 40 feet wide ; north by Henry street. 50 m -west
by Wm. Wade's lot. '
ALSO, a beautiful BUILDING SITE, coatahttae x a. 1m
acres, well timbered; situate en the north wearewivr of
Crntral Avenue and Brown's Avenue, directly oviktie
the residence of Judge Harris.
ALSO a fine BUILDING LOT. cociaininr f.nr
well covered with fine Ireea situate oa the north efc uf
Walker street, nar the Brst toll gate on. the HerK.ajQ
Plank Road. For uxmi appfy to
J. B. CltADWICsr,
ifrmBhIs Land Offler,
"P95 ' Opposite. Unich.Ua.k.
I- Q. C. LAMAB ....,..ra.JHT.
IaASIAR St. MOTTjV " ..