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THE APPEAL II BtfiVUKLT SIsWXTt.-tCtD AT THE
X.TD or THE TINE r.WB rOR, BSIXM -RIXEVTIS
SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 23, 1857.
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fil'SHAM G. HARRIS,
. TO COXGRESt,
"TTILLI AM T. AVBBY.
rOR TJC "SENATE,
J KNOX AYKBR.
HUMPHREY 11. BATE,
I CH COWXTT BEMESENTATirES,
WILLIAM C. DUNLAP,
" E. W. M. KING.
The Gubernatorial Canvass Appointments for
Cialn Monday. May 26
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A GOSPEi EPISTLE.
"Wat. H. SricrHEXs, Esq., the present Kow
NitirfiMr-Whic- candidate for Coheres 3 in this
District, Wrote an epistle, last summer, on'the
then freadJag contest, which found'.itj way into
the &MjxriJle Whig, altboach ft was originally
writtea for tke private eye of a friend. It is
generally known is Mr. Stephens' own bail!
wick as the " Willow Banks letter," and is
certs Wy the most thorough coispound of pre
Jaiiee, sp!eea and nshaoagers' phrases that we
have eve&seen frn the pen of a man of Mr.
S.'s acteowedged character, talents andds
cation. Tfce reader will see that the choicest
epithets of Grabb street are freely and unstint
ingly saaliad to the Democratic party ad to
Mr. BtrcHANAK. And the writer, as thoagh
not setis6ed at his evasion of gall, coeludea
with the reaark that be " csM fill a fuire at
Tbe whok tenor of this letter is in strict ac
coolaace ith the spirit of that " broad and
coiaarsbeasive platform " ef the Shelby county
" AaMficaws and Whigs" and also with the
Bob. nation piatforia, in that its cardinal point
is hatred to "the party in power7' and a de
teraiatia to fight against it, " if no other
loan ia the Union goes with " its revilers. The
hoarded veaotn of 3-ears of defeat is poared
forth ia aae maoay stream, in order if possible
to bedraggle the garments of the Democracy
with ks owa stain, and interrogatory after in
d err rogatory k launched forth, like the tbander
of Oct Boiia he innocent victim of the
spa rial's veageaace to. annihilate the object
of Mr. 'Stephens' concentrated wrath. After
all Hie kaow-Kothing candidate's "tsJio'i"
at.d an his iaterjctHrea. adjectives andepi
thets, he ooaatless thoaght Uie qaestion would
occur to the reader " who KBled the Democra
cy," aaA that the answer could readily be
made, that Wm. IL Stephens committed the
Itloodydeed. Hot K'is true, lie verthelees, that
the Democracy survived the dread blow the
" poor, silly south," sustaining it with but one
dissatiag State, aad that the " trickster,
voathofcocV, trtamrr'iaoral coward, parasite,
the Sattorer of Jackson and the slanderer of
Clay," so rose above the the ebullitions ef the
Willow Banks writer as to occupy the seat
of Washi.mton, Jackson, Sec., and to ra!ly
the confidence of a nation of freemen.
The Democracy, too, can well afford to look
with laiitereoce upon the chaste expressions
as applied to them, and eves to smile with pity
upoa the blind malice which applies to themJ
soch epithets as "the rascals," "wicked
wrenches," &c, inasmuch as their coarse and
policy were triumphantly sustained and vindi
cated by the people of the Uatoa, and by foar
teea, oat of the Sfteeii slave-holding States.
Down," says the Whig-Know-Nothing can
didate, " with this moaster." " Down with
thisioai, false tcockery ! this veiled prophet of
KhoraesaB." "Down with this stupenious
iapostare." Mr. Stephens was not so wise, in
Ms wrath," as the Welch, wizard, who foresaw
that he migbt call up spirits from the vasty
deep, hat they would not come at bis bidding."
He cried oat, with wizard-like enchantment,
"Dawn with the monster, the false mockery,
the stapeadoas imposture, Democracy;" but
Democracy weald not " down at his bidding,"
bat rather rose to its zenith of power and prti-
tigt, while his execrations were reverberating
along the isoaatains of East Tennessee. From
this example, ear Know-Nothing friends wilt
see that their caadidate is no enchanter, nor
magiciaa ia politics, although he evidently sap-
posed that bis .enigmatic denunciations pos
sessed peoaliar power.
An old saw says that " curses, like chickens,
statimes come home to roost." Here is evi
dently a case in poiat. About the first Thurs
day ia Angust next, when the dog-star shall
i-trsge highest, down! down! down! will sim
'xaerisp from the masses and strike in Mr. Ste
pheai' ears like an asrolite or a comet, and he
will 'conclude that the end of the world, in a
Hticai sense, has surely arrived. The " poor,
silly Soath". has a quiet way of chopping off
hercntemners which is more pleasant to be
hW thaa to experience.
The following is the celebrated Willow
Banks -epistle, which we commend to the pal
ates oftocr frieads :
The following letter from a sensible and con
sistent Old-Line 'Whl-'In West Tenne5see, to
a relative of bis in this county, is more to our
liking than anything we have seen, in theshape
of a lettr, since the present canvass opened.
Read It Whips, Americans, Democrats; read it
with care: ircirnioiP1 Anozrufe Hhigi
' : Willow Banes. Au. 14, 1856
My DEia Sir: Your letter of the 6th inst.,
wiBreaeived to-day, and I hasten to show my
apprlatton to your Kindness ny writing at
You write as though a contingency might
-possibly occur which would induce you to vote
' ,orBuchanau. Ho such event can occur to
rae. I have surveyed the field, andevea if
Fillmore should be heat a thousand times over
psd over, ! could not to humiliate rajself as.to
- m aj MeUTg I I II MBS !! II I I I II I aa I. - .. ' - " ' - . -, -"I" -T I. - . ' -
vote' for any democrat, m'uca less sjca noary
hypocrite and juggler, as iiucnanan.no uas
bprn nesrir lortv vears in Bupiit mci uni
ha he v(r said orrfoue tbatwaa raasnkn.moiis
or wise ? "What is be bt tricl:Etet weath-.
rrnrlr. a trimmer, a moral COiranfffl p'aM8lte:
the flatterer of Jackson and the' slanderer of
Clay, "without the courage to deal like a man
with either ot mem r
Wht in the Cincinnati Platform but
Bwindle? It endorses the Kansas bill to catch
thenoor silly South, and then i'B candidate f;
puts ononis squatter overeisniy cous.M.wii
to save the 2for:h. The platform is a doss to
be swa'lowed by all the Democracy ; but. in
the language of old flenion, io oe pusea p
again by those that don't like it. They have
already pUKeu up uie iniernai iuiiJiuciutuv
vetos. And the Senate has juBt puked up the
nro-foreim innedient. bv adontinc Adam s
amendment io me nansas ouu iuej,- aicucum
nnthaTana. and vet thev nominate anuii
protectionist who voted for the tariff of 1821,
1828. and 1842. Thev hav- the hydrophobia
f Federalism, and yet nominate the man that
denounced Jefferson, Madison and the whole
Democracy in more bitter terms than any man
nowlivin?. Thev nrofess creat love for'the
poor people, the Star people: and nominate an
aristocrat wno wanted to reuuee wages to uie
nip rascals mate ureal nroiessions ui -
nect for the old line Whics. I"inderstand
their tactics, and they can't fool me. They
reviled and slandered and cheated us for twen
tv vears.'and hunted old Clay to his crave like
a wild ueast; amtir we naa a canaiuaic
if Gen. Washington vasauvenowanu w.our
candidate the wicked wretches would paint
him blacker than Satan. They are a pretty set
rn rail nn ha iohelnthem out of dancer. Who
amvni th .'Vortn ana tOUlU adicsi ccu uiu
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r rJ Hnf the rulf that now separates us?
Who furnished tne acoution canoiuaies ior me
Presidency from -1844 down? What are Bur-
ney and Van Buren and Hale and Fremont, but
democrats? Who invited and encouraged the
Hde of immicration which is about to over
whelm the land ? Who pandered to the unholy
passions, the wild Umi, the Iswiess cupidity
nf the rabble? Who stimulated and created
the lust of conquest and annexation, regardless
of. Dur nronhetic warnings acainst the dangers
nf exnansion and annexation? Who now cov
ets and is ready to steal the Island of Cuba ?
Who is ever ready to Dully foreign powers, to
crt the credit of bravery at home? Who
' thunders in the index," and fails in the per
formance? Who pledges to put down " Ail
slavery discussion," and forthwith begins its
agitation from the Aroostook to the Golden
Horn? Who promises economy in the govern
aiebt. and snends seventy-five millions per an
num. one-half of it in rewarding and corrupting
Us parasites? Who denounces, as midnight
conspirators, those who love their own coun
trymen better than the Lazzaroni and Felons
of Enrepe? Who preaches up liberality and
toleration to all, an yet ostracises and crushes
down every man, Whig, American or Demo-
rrat- that dares to think for himself?
What riehts have you or I cot under the
Federal Government? Are we not more under
the ban than ever poor heretic was under the
anathema of Holy Roman Church? Isnotthe
lowest Irish laborer on your railroad fitter to
fill any Federal office in East Tennessee than
Ektntztr Mtxandtr.; and in a contest between
them, would not the Foreigner beat tne
Down with this monster, say I. DownVith
this foul, false mockery ! this veiled prophet of
1-1 ' , .n ;. .:. l 1. T,
posture ! f
I could fill a quire at this rate. J go for
Fillmore if no other man, in the Union goes
with me ; and such powers as Gdd has given
me shall be devole'd to his cause Your aunts
are as ardent as I am. on this subject. We will
have a hot contest here. Ihaveo take some
part in It,"and will make my nrst speech on the
l&th at Mason's Grove.
Correction. In the letter of4he!pommIttee,
addressed to J. Knox Walker, Esq., the word
"statements" was ' erroneously printed for
$3?" It will be steu thatJudge King accepts
the candidacy for County Representative :
" MtMriiij, May 18, 1857. '
Hon. E. W M. Kino Dior Sir : The De
mocracy of Shelby county, in Convention as
sembled at Raleigh on this day, unanimously
nominated you as one of their candidates to
represent this county in the next General As
sembly of Tennessee, of which the undersigned
were appointed to inform you, and most re
spectfully to solicit your acceptance of the
same. We are, respectfully,
Your fiiends, &c,
'i J. B. LAMB,
- S. P. WALKER,
R. L. SMITH,
A. J. MATLOCK,
J. W. WARD.
.Me-mmis, May 22, 1857.
Gentlemen: Your note of the 18th instant,
advising me of my nomination as one of the
candidates to represent the county of Shelby
in the lower branch of the next Legislature,
by the Democratic Convention, and requesting
my acceptance, was received this morning. In
reply thereto, I have to say that the nomination
was not sought by me. I have never been an
aspirant for political preferment, and but for
the important interests the county of Shelby
and the city of Memphis, dependent upon thei
action of tbe next Legislature, nothing could
induce me to engage in a contest for the
The Convention, having kindly designated
me for tbe position, I am not at liberty to de
cline its nomination, and accept the same with
a pledge that, should I be elected, every effort
shall be made oa my part to promote tbe inter
ests of my constituency.
E. W. Mr KING.
Messrs. J. B. Lamb, S. P. Walker, R. L.
Smith, A. J. Matlock, and J. W. Ward.
Virginia Democratic Stat Convention.
The Democratic State Convention of Virginia,
to nominate a candidate for Attorney General,
assembled at Richmond on Wednesday lasU J.
RABDOLrii Tucker, Esq., was nominated
on the first ballot The Richmond Enquirer
"Tbe Democratic Convention which assem
bled yesterday was most respectable in number
and character. Tbe finest spirit of harmony
universally prevailed. We have merely time
to say that, on the first ballot, J. R. Tucker
Esq., of Frederick, was nominated as the can
didate for Attorney General, and his nomination
was immediately made unanimous. While
much diversity of sentiment:was manifested in
a choice between so many eminent members of
the bar, so soon as a choice was made every
one cheerfully yielded his hearty assent to the
action of the convention. Of 'Mr. Tucker's
election we have not tbe least doubt. He is
too well known throughout Virginia for to pass
a word of eulogy upon bis talents, virtues, and
genuine political integrity. Although very
young, he has made his mark upon public his
tory ; and his triumphant election and faithful
discharge of Uie duties of his new and honora
ble office will wind new laurels around bis
E2T Tbe Erie canal is 364 miles in length.
It was completed October 25th, 1826, and cost
originally near seven millions and a half dol
d37"Dr. Brandretii offers to be cne of ten
or twenty to give a thoaeand dollars each as a
reward for the detection of the murderer
murderers of Dr. Burdell.
Another Victim or the National Hotel
M jladt. Hon. Mr. Petriken, member of
the Pennsylvania House ef Representatives,
died at Iiarrisburg, on the 15th inst., from tbe
disease contracted at the National Hotel in
Crops i South-Western Georgia. A
letter from Early county to the Columbus
TimM, dated May 11th, speaking of the pros
pects of the crops in that section ot the State,
Bays : " Oar crops are miserable. Tbe cotton
crop is a decided failure upSto this time, and
continues dying since tbe rain. I never saw a
more dreary prospect. Many are ploushinc un
and planting over."
A Just Sentence Pronounced. Says the
'Louisville Democrat i
" When the Know-Nothings seized with un-
holy.bands upon the Washington Monument,
tney proclaimed tuus: -.iue sum (.51,0011,000)
must be raised by. the councils of our order, or
we must suffer, indcllible' disgrace and' become'
a bv?word. Welli .the sum Is not raised, and
the directors have, scandalously iabus'ed their
trust. Let ibis-sentence pronounced In advance
be executed." ' - .
on. John E.-MoosEhas written a let- !
Thi Ttnn. .Toit-c E: TSfooEE has written a let
tero the Aivtrtistr end, Goir.etileclaring, his
ppposltrbn !o Stater Tjld to rHtrtwSlJlmpr6Te
merits. -1, - - ---t
p0 RpubrV-s Hoctcv At'a meetin"'co,,,d ne"r -near iruu- n ie io uiauu.
Eo.v. GEOEpE b., Hoosxc.-At a metiD ( of m ,g decided, bad formough
of the Denocracyt)f LTmcilone county, ueld . thsre lg perhaps, yet time to make a good
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Ust week, he following resolution was adopt-
Jtetoleed. That our confidence in the past
services, anility, and political integrity of our
immediate representative lit uongress, 11011.
Geo. S. Hcastori, in unabated ; and we do here
by recomir-irid him to the Democratic voters of
the Fifth Congressional District as a candidate
to represeiiflhera iti Ihe nest Ongress of the
We leam from -IheJIunUville Independent
that the g-occry establishment of R. IC Dick
sok t Co.. at that place, r&e enttred on the
night ot Us 17th inst, and 'Tobbed of $000.
The monejrbelonged to the Fost umce, naving
been plAcd in th grocery for safe keepine.
In the Alabama Penitentiary at this tune
there are 220 convicts, of hora seven are re-
males. . 1"
The "Alabama, Educationar Association,"
composed of teacEers lu the Sftite, is to meet
in Selma nn the 21st of July next. The school
teachers throughout the State are invited to
The Huntsville Mcocate, ot Thursday, says :
"The weather continues extraordinary
very cool, cioudy, sunshiny, rainy, with hard
winds and frequent hail. Firss are still very
necessary. Uotton iooks uau, stanus generally
are not good, and in many places it is dying
out. Corn does not grow much. Wheat looks
well where the hail has not been, and oats are
Thos. S. Reans, a .plasterer, in -Mobile, a
few days ago, fell from his scaffold and was
Brown Ellis was killed on the 11th inst., in
Greene county, in this Sfate, by Geo. W. Par
hasi, wba acted in self-defense.
The H'inUville JdtocaU, of. the 21st inst.,
has the following:
Hail Storm. On Thursday last one of the
severest hail storms ever known visited many
parts of North Alabama, doing much dmage
to the giowing crops in each locality. Wheat
in some places was neany rumeu cpiu aim
cotton beat down, the leaves of the trees rid
dled, fi.c. In places the ' hailstones were of
unusual size. For several days afterwards the
atmosphere was quite cool.
The Eiytop.JIobamianstatesttatthe wheat
crop in Bloant and Jefferson counties never
looked more promising. -Glad to hear it,
Hon. Wm. L. Yancey, we see.by the papers,
is engaged in addressing the people of East Alj
abama in behalf of the Mt. Vernon Associa-
While in a difficulty at Livingston with Dr.
Coleman, last week, John G. Tierce of Greened
county, was stabbed by .some one. He is, how
ever, ouT of danger. , "V
The Planters' Cotton Factory, in Autauga
county, this State, Tot th business yeaiynst
closed, divided a dividend r fourteen per cent.
In a letter to the "Dallas Gazette,
Bridoej, of Wilcox,
declines, the use of his
name fcr the Democratic, Gubernatorial nomi-
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WecPy,tbefol,owinS from the Montgomery
"Tornado in Merriwethee County. We
learn from a private letter, received by a ien-
tleman in thtB?itv. says the Columbus Sun,
th'at on Ffidav lastone of the severest torna-Lpans
does that evr occurred in that section, passed
ver a portion of Merriwether county, in thir
dime, UlUWIllg UUItd,UINUCl auu 11 v. uv-
imr ereat ir.iurv to crops. We recret to learn
thatTupon the premises of Mr. Peter Martin conjunction with severafEuropean powers, we
residing somo six roues from Greenville, every l-havejcbncfuded a treaty with the King of Den
house except the dwellinir was either unroofed . mark for the redemption of Sound Dues. This
or blown down, and that a negro womnn, who
H . . r t L r ill, I
was lyingsick in one of the cabins, with her
child, caly three days old, were either killed by
fragments of the falling roof, or by the violence
of the Htorm. We have not learned the extent
of the tornadoybut as they are not generally
verywide, we hope it was notyery extended."
On the 8th inst, at PicktnsviIIe, B. McjSor
.l.-fT. WiTTT.iiq llhe ball naiinranQ clo3e3 "J conBrdiuinuug 1 omaurcuk un iue
ton shotTATLOR Williams, (the byi passing . Jn b . and nteatoent of her
through his bat, cutting the head two inches)!
and then escaped. "1
The Sviril of the South says : Mr. Milliard's
speech at Clayton, on the 20th ult., attracted
one 01 Uie largest EUQieuceo uvec daseuiu
01 tne lamest auaieuceo cvec asseiuuicu
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there. The court room was crowded to its j
utmost capacity, and the plaudits with which
the elc-juent speaker was frequently interrupt
ed, testified the hearty approbation of his
hetreia. and gave ample assurance that he was t
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in tne UOUSU ot ms irieimsgt iue tuccvu iau
his arguments clear and un-
Heavy Rains. We have nortcollection of
ever biving witnessed a greater fall of rain in
the sa?ne length of time than we had here be
tween Thuredav nicht last week and the foM
lowlmr Monday morning.' Mr. Watson, who
I keeps a raWguage, reports njfall of 2 fracti-n
1 - dA..-n it..!... r r - i )t uMthtn flin lime
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stated over four inches of which fell between
Saturday nieht and Monday morning.
P. fs. Since the foregoing was in type we
have had another heavy rain, (on Wednesday,)
accompanied by hail.
Mu:h of the cornaj&d cotton '"ion the river
and creek boUoms,:andDtber low places, has,
no doibt, beenwashed up, which will render
more replauling necessary. ?Grni6oro'(-la.)
Beacon, 8th intt.
For the last seVeral days we have- had more
rain than we have any recollection ot in the
same length of time: The creeKS have flooded
all the low grounds, and those farmers culti
vating swamp lands have had their crops; ma
terially ii jured. These rains have effectually
stopped the mail communications to and from
Bur town ; but the clouds seem now to have
cleared away, and the last day or two indicate
that spring has at length consented to pay us
a visit. Linden Jtfftrtonian, 6th.
It rained incessantly for three or four days
after the dVe of our last issue, and, the conse-
is the river is higher than It has teen
before for.seyeral years. The weather is now
clear, wamaifa spring-like, and we may rea -
nonablv hone that we havejseetf-the last of the
winter wjather for this sasotiP-DaUts Gaz
The river has risen so much in consequence
of the late rains, that the low lands are gener
ally overflown. This freshet, coming on top of
the -frosts, must materially shorten Uie cotton
crops of the Alabama plantations. It is said
to be still rising. We learn that the lands of
Flat Creek were also overflown, which must
prove of serious injury to the crops. Clai
boru Southerner, 9lh.
Wheat. A very .sudden andentirely unex
pected rise has taken place in wheat. This
resuits from the general disaster attending the
Wutat Crop ot tue west ims )cti, juuuutcu u)
the extraordinary cold and unfavorable season,
which.has killed many hundred thousand acres
of .wheat that a few weeks since was promis
ing enough. Let our farmers and planters take
warning and go In largely on corn. Athens
Ji Us etui. Invention Intetesting to
Mariners. The Mobile Register thus notices
an article of utility and value to commere, now
on exhibition at the Horticultural Fair In that
" It is a email and handsome piece of furni
tur, bearing a stror-g resemblance to a mantel
clock, and is intended to furnish information to
the captains of vessels of the exact condition
of their ships so far as tbe leak of their crafts
is concerned. The nautical world will under
stand the importance of such an instrument
without further remark, From the depth of
the holds of many of our vessels, and especial
ly where their cargoes are properly stowed,
there is no means of knowing the extent or
leakage except by trying' the pumps, and as
thr se are liable to get out of order, the water
frequently rises in the hull to a dangerous
depth before it is known, so that the cargo is
'damaged, If the vessel ia not endangered. By
this simple instrument the state of tho vesseli
is actually and unmistakably made manifest
by looking upon tne uiai. 11 wm not ueceive,
for the machinery is moved upon theinfallible
principles of natural philosophy, and is so ac
curately adjusted that there can be no errors in
its traverse. It is the invention of our towns
man, Capt. G. B. Maisey, and will recommend
itsfclf to the seafaring man upon bare inspec
tion. Bad News tbom the Crops. A planter
ken the neighborhood of Honeycut? Macon
. . i V . ).!. It, -n CSfiirrlatr
CO'.Uiy, "UU HAS lit tuia -. " wu,Mtu(,, --
tec to a friend of ours that all Ihe planters In
hie neighborhood, and as'faras'hehad heard
rrem'.n the best cotton portion of the ; country,
were plowing up and re-plantlng their cotton.
Judge Stone, on tbe same day, received; letter
froai bis overseer, in Lawndes.county, stating
tbi.t the planters were compelled to da the game
liftSat county : and here in Montgomery county
thVsarae disacreeable process is golngjon very
triierallv. The bad weather nrcttv well rotted
tho seed intheground and the little vitality left
was iubYsafficieutr, when the weather changed,
to drive fortii a sickly, unthrifty plant, that
crop. it will be difficult to procure a sufficiency
of seed for the re-planting, and in some instan
ces it cannot he done while an early frost
would cut off a larceamount of the crop. But
let us not anticipate; the prospect is gloomy In
me extreme. iUonromery Messenger, iuouaay,
ARRIVAL OF THE NIAGARA
New York. May 19. The steamer Jftagara
has arrived with Liverpool advices to the 9(h.
The screw; steamship Canadian, from Que
bec, arrived at Liverpool on the 8th.
The Belgian trans-atlantic steamship Ciyiiti
uIfon,'from New York, landed her passengers
at Southampton on the 7th inst.
The political news brought by the Niagara is
not very important, with the exception of the
speech of Queen Victoria, which was read be
fore Parliament on Thursday, the 7lh inst
In relation to the U. S. the speech merely
says that the negotiations with regard to Cen
tral America are still unstttled.
Liverpool, May 8. The brokers' circular
to-day reports the market as closinz steady,
all qualities of cotton having slightly ad
The sales for the week have been about
00,000 bales, including 13,000 bales to specu
lators and exporters. Sales on Tuesday 10,000
Advices from Manchester report the'Wrket
-Circulars report the weather unfavorable
for the growing crops, and breadstuff closed
There has been very little chance in provi
sions since the sailing of the .inglo Saxon and
jtrago. Beef is film, and pork and bacon are
heavy and dull. r
Sugar closed buoyant with a slight advance
Holders of spirits of turpentine demand an
advance, and the market closed with much
London, May 8 The money market Is with
out a change. Consuls have improved and
closed for money at 93.
Parliament opened the 7th with the Queen's
speech. 'We are commanded to inform you
that her Majesty avails herself of the earliest
opportunity of having recourse to your advice
and. .assistance after dissolution of the laslT
Parliament. Her Majesty hopes there -will
be found sufficient time during the present Ses
sion to enable you to deal satisfactorily with
the various Important matters, some or wnicu
occupied your attention at the late Parliament.
We are commanded by Her Majesty to inform
you that the aspect of affairs in Europe affords
well crounded confidence of continued peace.
AH the main stipulations of the treaty of Paris
have been carried into execution and it is hoped
what remains to be done in regard' to those
matters will be speedily accomplished. Nego
tiations on theBuoject of differences between
Prussia and the Swisj confederation in regard
to the affairs of Neufchatel are drawing to a
close and will, Her Majesty trusts, be termina
ted bv arraneements satisfactory to all parties
Th"e ntgotiations which Her Majesty engaged
with the government of Honduras in regard to
the affairs of Central America are not yet
closed; Her Majesty commands us to express
recret mat at latest auvicea iue uiuicuiy uc
tween the high commissioners of China and
Her Majesty's civil and naval officers remain
, unadjusted, but Her Maiestv has sent.to China
U nleninotentiarv fullyjnstructed to deal with
Tall matters of difference and the plenipotentia
j S of
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: We are commanded by'Her Majesty to in
form you that the treaty of peace between Hei
on the 4th of March by her Majesty's
Hambassador at Paris and the ambassador of
the Stab. This treaty will be laid before you
as soon as ratifications are exchanged. We
are commanded-to inform your body that, in
Ltreaty, together, with separate convention
1, . . . . . - . 1 . t
betweefi Her Majesty and the King, of Den
mark, after the completion of the arrangement,
will be laid before you, and Her' Majesty will
cause measures necessary for fulfilling arrange
ments thereby contracted to be submitted to
your consideration. The-speech then refers
.length to business matters
!ess matters of local nature,
gratulating Parlianrent on the
pe0piej ami progressive de.telopement of pro-
duction ami industry inrougnout tue uomin-
The Grand Duke Constantine will'vlsit Erg-
The East India Company has decided to1
take a Unfiled part in the operations against
The Minister of Marine has been suspended.
Preparations are being mads to dispatch
! troops to China.
Advices from Fans snowyery great im-
' ITie Americans in Paris tendered Senator
Sumner a Dublin dinner, which he declined.
Portions of Sptin'are disturbed and. Malfrga'
is placed irTa state of eiece. .jk-Zr
Seven war vessels, under orderssailed with
Loops for Havana. '
' Further hostilities have taken place in Per
sia, and the city of Mahomerrah was captured
by the British on the 26th of April.i The Per
sians retreated in great disorder, with a loss
of 300 killed and wounded, and large amq'n'3.,8;
of ammunition and military stores. The Brit
ish loss was trifling. The Arab tribes are in
The schooner James Dutram had driven a
large Persian army from its position before
Abiraze, capturing tne guns and military steres
London, Saturday. Advicea read in sessiotHnd justice, and with a watchful solicitude to
announce, authentically, a trellfWhe.Sbffl
The Timfi' city. article says funds have en
tirely reco'vered-from their sudden and unex
pected depression, being strengthened by large
investments in Exchecquer bills and steadiness
of foreign exchange. The demand at bank for
motgy very active, .
Diplomatic and Consular Officers, their Number
From (lie Washington S'atf, Mar 16.
Yesterday was the day assigned by rumorfor
tV&jnsular and diplomatic appointment, Bafitlbeing turned intcyt rjrgnlar newspaper farce In
paoe)i not appear that they are to be acted upon j New York. The littTe-Duy Book, not to be
immeuiaieiy. auc iiiccauic tui uicec uuiccs is
very great, and the President anticipates much
annoyance from personal importunities for ap
pointments to them. It is stated that there are
two hundred applications for (he first class mis
sions, -t or ine post ot ministers resident mere
is a slill greater pressure. There are applica
tions without number for tbe consulates of all
From an examination of the .Blue Book, I
finothat there are nine ministers'bf the grade
of envoy extraordinary and minister plenipo
tentiary, with salaries of from $10,000 to $17,-
500 a year, mere are rourieen ministers res
nt. at ealaries of S7.500 a vear: and one
commissioner (at the Sandwich Islands) at the
Thus there are twenty-four diplomatic ap
pointments to be distributed among twenty-one
States and five Territories, and , some, millions
of Democratic voters TiMeker. miraaf
ters have been recently aptwrf4j"" Several
others are to be retained soni.tiih Not more
than a dozen places are, therefore, open to com
The number of consular offices is 327, inclu
ding consul general, consuls, deputy consuls,
commercial agents, vice consuls, consular
There are seven consuls-general, with sala
ries of from $3,000 to 50,000 ard omce rent
There are 82!salaried.consuIsot the first class :
only twp of these to wit, the consuls, at Liv
erpool and London have salaries'asjiigh as
S7.500. 'The consuls at Havre and Paris have
$5,000, and at Riode Janeiro $6,000. The oth
aalariea of from S1.0QO to S 1.000.
Another, class f consuls, 35 fn'lfiiftreer, have
salaries of from $500 to $1,000 Tbe rest- cf
ihem have no salaries, and are dependent upon
fees. ' .
The salaried consuls, of tbe first clasj ate
prohibited fronrtransaetinr, or becoming In
terested in. any business as a merchant, fac
tor, broker, cr other tfade, or as a clerk or
agent for. any such person,
We have abroad a few very excellent men as
consuls, whose pay ought to oe increased j as
to tbe majority of them, hey are sufficiently
well paid, and to change them would put the
public service to no inconvenience.
It was the object of the new diplomatic and
consular act to elevate the character pf the
consular service, and secure the services of
suitable men. It provided for the Instruction
of consular pupils, not exceeding twenty-five
in number at any one time, and allowed them a
salary of $1,000 eacn. inis looneu to tuo em
ployment of a regular consular corns, but Con
gress, at tbe late session, repealed the pro
vision : thereby deciding that consuls, like
poets,'Bhoiild be born, not made.
Nothing like a diplomatic corps has eyer
been tolerated by our government. There are"
but two ministers- (Mr. Fay and Mr...J,'Jl.
ClayJ.who jvere rcgalarly.inlHated.into iplo--
macy,as secrefari.s, and promoted and retained
As a general rule, every tnccming;President 1
uietrioutes me diplomatic ana consular iu
among his political triends ; anataereiore iucy
arersubject to thesame rotation witbthe Presi
dency itseir. ' - -
The Cabinet have, for a day or two past,
had in band the appointment of appraisers for
tne custom nouses in several 01 uie jiyutjj.ai
Duties, .EeiponjQMities and Labors -.of the
Office of Attorney General er tne ucuea
From lbe Wnsblnjtoa Union
Having recently seen a bill reported curing
the last Congress by Mr. Adams, Senator from
Mississippi, for re-organizing the Attorney
General's Office and changing it into a law de
partment, we have been led to make Borne
examination into its present duties, responsi
bilities, and labors. The office was created by
the judiciary act of 1789, and specific duties
devolved upon it, relating to arguing causes in
the Supreme Court' and giving legal opinions
when required by the President .or requested by
the bead of a department. These were increas
ed by the act of 1830, creating the office of
Solicitor of the Treasury, for which he was
made the counsellor and leeat adviser. His
dnttea were lereelv augmented bv the law of
1841,- requiring him to examine and certify upon
the validity ot tue title to janas purcnasea Dy
the gevernnent for public purposes. They
ere further increased by an executive order
of 1853, making hlm the organ of the depart
ments in giving instructions for the institution
and defense of suits where the United States
are interested. When reauired by the Presi
dent or a statute, he takes charge of other
legal matters as especially directed, as in uie
enlistment suits and California land cases. All
these duties arc performed, under high respon
sibilities, with only tne assistance or clerics
recelvinc the ordinary salaries, without the aid
of a sinele bureau officer. This simple state
ment muse besumcient to sausty an mat a nw
department should be created, and the Attorney
General provided with these aids common to
all departments. The public convenience re
quires that there should be one central head for
the management of all the legal business of the
government. This can best be done by uniting
the Solicitor's office to the Attorney General's,
thus forming a department, and clothing it witn
all the powers necessary to supervise and con
trol, through the District Attorneys, the civil
and criminal law business arising under the
laws of the federal Government.
un a recent occasion a gentleman iamiuar
with the affairs of the government and tne op
erations of the various departments and offices
made the following remarss, wmcn we are per
mitted to copy : v.
"Ours is a complexvSVatcm of covernment
consisting of natienal. State, county, and toivn
laws, enacted by separate authorities, and eon-
. t 1 i 1 1 rr - i ! : . 1 1
siruea anu executed uy aiuereni junauicwuns.
These various lawa constitute a mass of polit
ical machinery tnce complicated than exists
elsewhere in tno cmiizeu world, wneei re-
volves within wheel, from that which encircles
the Ufion to that of the smallest school-dis- I
trict. The harmoniocs working of this Im-1
mense bod? ot legal machinery mainly depends
upon each .portion being applied exclusively to
its legitimate ana appropriate uses, more or
less ot the whole becomes deraDged, often pro
ducing injurious, if not fatal, consequences.
The judiciary, in expounding and applying the
laws, consilium iue grcare?iuauag power,
which confines each portfon to'lts-properfunc-
common good, 'fhe judiciary consists of mag j
istrates 01 uiversmea junsuictions, itom iuubt
...II I I 1 . 1 1 I .
eetiiug upuu iue BuiJicmc. ucucu. ai (us wiiii4ji
to those wno abjudicate upon tne minor iiiuer-
enceaas village justices, each havfg4atS3fsned
hfraiduties adapted tobis jnrjsdfctroh-. Itf each
of these tbe'parties-Tnay appear .and'be rcpre-1
seated by counsel vboBe' "occupation is study
ing and expounding the laws and asserting and
! . . 3 au. 1 ' i. . I.'.. : , 1 - T i : i 1 I
tribunals settle the contested rights of parties
with the aid of all. the light which counsel ran
shed upon them. V "
"Wheii aided py thj Industry, learning", ana
intelligence of counsel, the duties of the judge
are properly usteetUetf most laborious andat
duous, and his ppsition one of tbe highest re-,
spocsibility. Permit; me to describe some of
the Huties now.deVolved upon ihe Altofney
General. In.adattldii to'thpse. ofa-iliemberof
the cabinet, others relating ta judicial, appoint
ments and the investigation 'of pplrcatidns for
pardons are now committed' to him.' As coun
sel and advocate he lias charge qf the ect ire
litigation in the Supreme Court where' the cov-
ernment is concernediiifclitdihg'the. Oaltfornia
1 ani other land cases. ' f
"Buthis greatest labors are in bis quasi-judi
cial capacy,iin the performance of which be is
seldom alJe.d.n'by the labors' of counsel, ana
never, except upon one side. He is required
by law to examine the title to every purchase
of real estate made by the government, wheth
er 'for "sites for light-houses, custom-houses,
poat-officts, marine hospitals, or navy-yards,
forts, or other public purpose. No money can
do expended upon either until he. certifies th'e
title to be valid. A still greatur subject of ju
dicial'Jabor is found in tbe calls by tbe Presi
dent and beads of department for opinions upon
questions of law, to aiJ"in tbe discharge of
their official duties. His opinions give direc
tion to the operations of the national govern
ment, and often influence those of the States, j
In forming them he, from necessity, acts from
his own examinations, without the advantage
which the courts derive from forensic discus
sions. This branch of his duties Is rapidly in-!
creasing. Durrnirthe first half century of oupj
government etv-fOfTHhis. class o opinions were
g'ven, and noog-tipon litle3-j?bese are publish
edJLfT.fhree cbrn'mbn-slzed volumes. Those giv
eniJiSkthe present incumbent, within the last
pfo'uf years, will fill the same number of vol
umes, inosc relating to titles, during me same
time, would fill another. These duties have oc
casioned a labor yvbich few men could endure,
and .have been performed, as, from the cbarac
terof those who have held tbe office. 1 feel
authorized to say, with a"slngle eye to trutH
secure the citizen his riehts-' aii'd to keen the
operations of the government within their le
gitimate sphere, thus securing the harmonious
working of that portion of our complicated
government machinery which is committed to
the executive braq'cli of the national govern
ment. The opinions given will in all time be
quoted by tbe bar and respected by the bench
as reliable expositions of cur-Constitution and
laws, and our relative rights arid duties as a
member of the family of nations."
Liberal Editors. The
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Burdell- murder is
behind its more plethorlcneighborbt the Timer,
offers a reward or ten thousand dollars tor tbe
murderer the money to be paid uhen the fellow
is hung! Ihe tierala, not to be outdone by its
rivals, comes up boldly and offers a reward of
five thousand dollars for the murderers of Miss
Mary Rodgers,the beautiful cigargirl ; $5,000
for t.he murderer of Dr. Harvey Bdrdell ; $5,000
ror tne muraerer or ur. i.mener ; j.o,uuu ror
the murderer ot Airs. Houseman, on btaten
Island, a few years ago, for whicbycrirae
Polly Bodlne was tried and acquitted; $5,000
for tho murderer of young Pierce j $5,000 for
the murderer of the unknown young woman
f ound dead at Newburg 5 $5,000 for the mur
derer of the Police Officer Hardenbrook. Tbe
proprietor of the Herald also offers the same
reward five thousand dollars in the cases of
Bartholomew Burke, porter, killed in the shop
corner of White street and Broadway ; Mr.
Heiiry Corlies, shot on the corner of Leonard
street and Broadway: Mrs. Walker, murdered
in her own house in Lexington avenue; the
painter In Anne street, supposed to have been
killed bv one ot bis apprentices, two or three
years since ; and the man killed at the corner
of Ann and Nassau streets about the same
time. In the- cases of the following missing
nersons. tbe proprietor of the herald otters a
reward of one thousand dollars each, for such
informations as will lead to a discovery of
their whereabouts: Erastus L. De Foreit,from
the Metropolitan Hotel; Johnjl. Vedder, of
Chicago, do.; and Miss SarafeX-CMcClelland,
from Brooklyn. The proprietor of the Herald
will give likewise a gratuity 'of seven thousand
five hundred dollars ($7,500) to any country
lawyer who will come to the city and clear the
docket of the criminal courts. Here is a sick
. - noi . 1 1.1.1, 1. 1. 1
ening amount or. cnuir, nuau ia i cuuugu iu
make the stoutest heart quail. Will the press
of the Empire City now give over its continued
prattling about law and order. Tbe murderer,
with bloody hand, stalks through its crowded
etreets. and laughs the law to scorn. The
criminal records of New York- show that even
handed iustice has no abiding place there, and
strangers 'should avoid it as they would the
poisonous Upas tree. Penntjfp.anfon.
(J At the last accounts from California
neraons were still gathering recruita for Walk
er's armv in Nicaragua. Two hundred men
were ready to sail.
Sodden Death. W. Duke Mcltee, a
school teacher at. Georgetown, was married to
a young lady of this county, on Wednesday
evening, the flth Inst. The ceremony -was per
formed about 0 o'clock, r. si., and before the
party broke up.and while it was enjoying the
festivities usual oa such occasions, the groom
was seized, it Is supposed, with .a'ffit.of apo
plexyand fell from hlscbalr to the floor a
Krca tie SoilisiD caTtot,l , " fri '
Contlnua to plant corn at all favorable op
portunities', plowing up deeply a'few acrss af
ter every rain, and putting Into the ground in
tne best manner. We nave oiten maae gooa
crops after the "latter rains" ot June but
the sooner you plant nowthe better. Cora and
all other provision- crops will rule high this
year. After the hoeing, give your corn a top
dressing of gypsum; ashes and salt ten parts
or tne iirst, ijour ot tne second, ana one or
salt. It wlll be" of great benefit of a,dry sea
son, and no Injury at any time. Try it, if you
can obtairithe piaster. Work your young corn
as often as possible, givirg the roots a deep
mellow bed ; In which to extend themselves, ,
and leaving the surface level and well pulver
Plant plenty ot cow peas, asloc plaster as a
top-dressing, after they are well up. It will
act like magic on lands deficient in lime. Plant,
also, the Chinese proline pea; wnicn win ytt
give you a good yield, with favorable " sea
sons." riant, aieo,pienty or pumpsins anions
your corn, or In a separate patch. Milch
cows and hoes relish them ereatly, and they
.arlequite.fattening when boiled up with meal
Cotton will need constant and unremlttinc
attention during the present month. Scrape
and mould, the plant as soon as possible ; keep
the weeds down, and the ground In a state of
Sow, in the drill, in your richest land, large
quantities of Chinese BUgar cane and corn for
forage. A farmer has never too much rougn
provender; it is useful for soiling as well as
for curing tp hay. Buckwheat should also be
sown; it does Pest on nignsanuy lanu; txcei
Ient for meal as well as for forage j for the lat
ter purpose, cut it when In flower and cure it
as you do nay.
Sweet potatoes should be transplanted now
as soon as possible. Dip the roots ia a thick
batter made by. stirring fine leaf mold and
scrapings from the cow-pen into water set
the plants pretty deepand shade the ground
around them with a few handfuls of leaves,
and they will 'grow off finely, even in dry weath
er. Just before sundown is the best time for
this operation with "draws."
Wheat, oats, and early corn fodder (from
the drill) raaynaw be cut and stacked up care
fully on a platform of rails raised several
inches above ground ; or, wnica ,is stin dbi
ter) put under cover immediately.
THE KITCHEX GARDKK.
Little can be done, the present month, ia the
garden, with the exception of mulching, weed
ing and wateriug. We regard the first opera
tion (mulching) as of paramount importance
in this climate, and have spoken of it so often"
that repetition seems unnecessary. Mulch
everything trees, shrubs, vines and vegeta
bles covering, the surface of the earth, as far
as the roots extend, with four or five inches of
pine straw, chip mould, spent tan, .saw dust
or forest leaves and you will find that trees
and plants thus treated grow much faster, and
receive little or no check from Ihe lone con
tinued drouths of mid-3ummer. Water should
,.ovr oe freely and regularly applied to all
vourcrowinc vegetableir, In the manner hers- ,
tofore directed leaving no raofeture exposed
on the surface to tne DaKtng rays 01 tne buo. j
This Is a excellent time tg attack the weeds
jind yo'u""must show them no 'quarter. Cut
them down and let them die on thesurface ; or ,
dig thera up, and burn, them; root, brancbr and
OCCU. a ialiw sua' ucana auu B.a..4 j..w
short litter of saw dost on tbe ground
having covered the seed,
i-Ki- !H ,l.il,.
This will make them
uish potatoes can 'be planted and heavily
mulched: they will give a rair croo ia uciq-
. I.J K-
ber. .Planta watermelons for a succession.
and bAeoli plant. for-.falla5d winter ase may I
be set out. . ,
Seeds of cabbage, chuliflower, celery, ix.,
may be sown under low arbors, made of brush
or pine tops,- tn order to phelter themfronrthe
fierce rays, of the sun. Water often, until the
plants arc well up, when a little liquid manure
may be used alternately with the water, from
time to time. Plant a. full crop of okfa, wjth
ontdeiay. Plantpeas..' sweet corn and snap
b fans, for a succession. Transplantftomatqes
and enrlv celerv." tc. and Dick out celery.
xaulitiower, andlitocoli. Pjcch off the Iead-
ing,'shoots of your early tomatoes, lima beans,
melons and cucumbers, if you wanVyour fruit
to set early : and give the plants liquid manure
hi -you desire-large specimens. If the green
worm is truuui.jyouir uu- uiuat.uiuuia, piacc
ihe fruits on a brick, when half-grown. Sow
tamatbes-fo'r a late crorr. they will come in
awhen the first is gone. Sbw ruUbaga turnip
seed and transplant uiem like winter canoages,
introws 2 feet apart and IS inches apart in the
row. ThV white and yellow summer radish t
must now be' sown. Transplant onions and ;
leeks, if .not done last month, whenever the 1
season salts. Also transplant beets where
theyBtand too thick in the seed beds.
Strawberry beds must kepE free from
weeds, well mulched wittfTeave3 or "broom
straw" and freely watered In dry weather. If
you desire fruit, cut offall the runners as fast
as they appear, and keep the ground cool and'
moist. But if you wish to increase your
plants, the mulchiug may be dispensed
with (except immediately around tbe plants
as directed heretofore) and the, surface must be
kept clean, and well worked with a pronged
TllE FBUIT OHCIIABD.
Where the frost has not saved yon the
trouble, thin out all fruit from one-third to one
half, if the branches are heavily laden, and
the remainder will be enough larger and finer
to pay for the trouble. Peaches, plums, nec
tarines, apricots, &c, may now be budded,
nqinf lor Ihe store frnita hr wav of exnert-
using tor tne sioce iruits, Dy way or exP""
meni, iree growiog uuu . viguiuus mac, ul uie
Wild Chickasaw Plum: but the tree mast be
trained low and branching instead of tall,
slender and spindling." Mulch all young
trees set out last 8pring,. and give them a copi-
ous waterins occasionally, lurn your small
"shoats" into the orchard to devour fallen
fruit, and encourage them to "root,?1 or loosen
up the earth by scattering a handful of corn to
them occasionally underneath the trees.
Large hogs are frequently destructive to or-
.Large hogs are frequently destructive to ot-
chards, tearing and mutilating the "branches
in meir ciiuria luuu.aiu mc iiuiu even wiivan
the ground is thickly covered with it.
THE FLOWER fJARDSX.
Some hardy annuals mayyet be grown, bat
it is rather late. Ifyoudo not wish to take
up your bulbous root, , (by ' which method they
often are lost in thft .climate; unless properly
attended to,) give them a hen-y mulching and
let tnem stanQ m tne grounu until September,
when they 'may be taken up, divided, and
planted again. When even tbe dahlias stop
blooming, cut them down to the ground, and
give them a good watering and a heavy mulch;
tney will soon sprout ana uioom anew. Apply
liquid manure occasionally to all your choice!
flowers. Roses should now be budded and
layered fumigate green fly upon the rose
and other plants,, with tobacco smoke to
destroy the aphis.. Gather ripe flower seeds
in dry weather. Use water fmely arrong
your flowers whenever it ig necessary, and
do not disappoint tbe plant's and yourselfby
gviing them a little sprinkling, but give a
thorough soaking, whenever you do give them
watering. Rain water Is by farthe best.
Washington, May 15. Ad vices have been
received here in regard to the recent expedition
of Dr. Caldwell, of the U. S. ship Independence,
to the Isthmus of Darien. The statement of
Dr. Caldwell is highly interesting and impor
tant. It verifies the views and facts heretofore
presented by the English civil engineer, Mr.
Gisborne, in regard to the practicability of a
canal between the waters of the two oceans
across the Isthmus of Darien. Lt. Strain, on
the part of this government, was sent to the
isthmus in 1S53 to act in conjunction with Eng
lish engineers in a survey of this Interoceanie
Tbe .expedition failed. Lieutenant Strain
and bis parly barely escaped with their lives
from the perils of the expedition. The report
made ot the result, by Lieut, Strain, will be
found in the navy report for 134 He pro
nounced tbe route to be impracticable by reason
of the immense grades to be overcome. But
Dr. Caldwell proceeded far enough from the
Pacific side to obtain a view of the Atlantic,
and states thattbe route is perf ectly well adapt
ed to canalization. The report of Dr. Cald
well will give a fresh impulse to an investiga
tion of this important question.
lt has been strongly rumored for several
days thattbe work. of rotation is to commence
in the executive offices here this or the next
week. A list of he names of persons marked
for rotation not upwards but outwards has,
it Is said, been exhibited here. ION.
(gp- The Little Rock. Gazelle, of the 16th
inst., says :
We are having delightful weather justnow,
and tbe farmer is having abundant causae to be
grateful everything is growing finely. The
cotton Is beginning to peep out of the ground,
and the warm weather is stopping the ravages
of the cut-worm we anticipate good crops.
We- are watching with much interest Dempsey's
field of wheat. The hard .freeze In April
caught it when it was nearly ready to head.
He mowed it. and obtained any Quantity of
forage we stilfihlnk It good for ten to fifteen
bushels to the acre." - .
BS? Texan has ibeen-visited by h'avy ralna
and the crops prbmlira rieb'haryest. -
rcsastuaicatlaas' iron kr. Dallas SelatiVe to
the Rejection of his Treaty. - -FratbflTy!iintonSttr
Mj 1J ) i
The-statement which baa appeared Id some
of-jthe newspapers at the NorUrUhai the.govS
ernmerit received,"by.the last packet? a'corres-
pondecce between Air. lMiia rand Lord Clar
endon, on the subject' of the rejection of the
treaty, is erroneous. No' correspondexce took
pi ice oa the subject. Mr. Dallas, by the pre
vious packet, communicated to the Secretary of
State a statement of a conversation with Lord
Clarendon, in which the latter stated objec
tions to the treaty in its amended form. There
was no written correspondence, nor anything
more than a verbal couversatioaon the subject.
It is true, as stateu, taat iord rapier com
municated some pissages from a dispatch re'
ceived from Lord Clarendon, to the same effect
with the conversation above referred to. Lord
Napier added a proposition for reopening a ne
gotiation for the adjustment of the only pend
Inir difheultr that is, tne J5ay islands crues-
tion. But the President bag declined this for
It is probib'i that, before the meeting of
CoBgress, the Executive Government will de
cide whether to attempt to revive the extinct
treaty, or get rid of the Clayton-LSulwer treaty
altogether. Perhaps thty may be guided bv
public opinion on the question, and also by the
course of events. So far as public sentiment
has been expressed on the question, it is in fa
vor of the abrogation of the Ciayton-Bulwer
treaty, and against the renewal of any stipu
lations in rt-garj to Central American matters
This treaty was entered into in I860, for the
reason that, at that timeit was believed to be
necessary to obtain the guaranty of England
and the Uaitef States for the security of aBy
isthmian transits, in order to induce capitalists
to invest their money in them. The canal then
contemplated, through the Niearaguan tstbraas,
has never been undertaken. The British cow-
piny that was formed for the purpose aban
doned the project, upon the suggestion, by Mr.
Joshua Bites, that the Monroe doctrine wooUl,
one day, be practically enforced by tte Uaked
States, and that foreign establishments inrica
ragua would be insecure.
The Ciayton-Bulwer treaty may be annulled
by mutual consent, or upon notice by either
Ct?" The lower house of the California Le
gislatare has passed a bHl districting the State
for the election of raessbers of Congress.
A Washington correspondent of the
N w York X'ourwr and Enquirer says :
"Hon. Wvman S. B. Moore. of Maine, for
short time Senator by Executive appointment,
is to succeed S. D. Andrews, Esq., as Consul
uenerai lor see uritisn isonn American frov-
iaces salary $4,000 per annum H
' Prisoners Stolev. The breakiae into
jail and stealing prisoners, says the Nashville
Union, as related in the note from Judge Mc
Elrath, below, is a new phase ia the crime of
Decatues viLLE.Tenn., May 13, 1857.
Gentlemen : The ull of this county was
entered thii9 morning by soaie unknown scour-
drel, and three prisoner taken oat of prisoa,
two of which have not been retaken.
Yors, &c 1). E. A. McELRATH.
T wli'-' reMli"n ac:e itally Inm ia to
-- - -nB1- aaTH aaw him laeatarer naaa can
tfte ta ihetv o.,, dax hcghbs.
Xmft, pra. les.
OB ACCO FACTOR,
-r, . '
Wo. 23 Front Bow,
BICES aad oroera'aiatNl H!r tb Geaatae Attfcfc at
auaataetarei'a ptie-a. Ob bnadtfi OMaVreal
bianda eoc'UnUy oa baad.
. Gold JLeaf ! Gold Leaf!
OK PACES beat-CUd Leaf. Parnate by
WARD & JOXES.
, Garrett's Scotch SnulT.
Inn DOZGarrti'a 3naff, to bottle.;
UU S3 Ea " " packe ;
5 bbla " ' Mf-d.Ts;
Aad all other braads ef Patch Sneff Far ub by
BfS3 din-Jir WARD AT JONB8. 219 Xaat t.
1 A A A OU.VCaa put Suit. Qiialn.
bq 713-4 iWTT
WARD i. JOKE3.
Paints and Oils.
p BBLS. Tate UQMrd Off
id 20 000 1 s. pare Wbt: Lead:
10,090 Iba. pare Zujc Wblte;
10 kola, SaHMTurpeBilae;
Aad Pitota at all eoar, dry aad ia atg Varaiahea, &t
Tar Mle by TVARU i JONBS,
ay23-da2v 2t9 Mala.at.
BT Tlrlne of a decree ef tba Cirarit Canrt ot Tiptoe
eoasty, Trao , at Ma itij terra. 196., ta tba caae of
Samaei, Roabaraaab, et. al., asf Jam. a W. H. ilaocjief,
e aLt heirs at law of Tfacma- Mocr, expirte 1 UI
an MONDAY, tbe Stbdar ' Jaly next aell at tke Cuoit
HoBse ia CaTlectoo, tor one half rata aad tba r aaatadrr
or a credit aata tbe arat Oar ot Jaoaarj nexc. by tbe
bparcbajer BlTlac aateicitb at least two good aecerltiee,
ws wa caoira ea tbe plan or aata town, as lota No. 98,
91. 102 bad 103. These otacukeaee of tbe moat desira
ble piacea for a private re-ideac- la aald tarrn.
JOHN B. TOBNSR,
mr23-w3t Clerk ot aM Caatt.
BAXAtVAT from tbe aabacrioer. oa tbe liHb
laat.. a dark aaola-to boy oaavd CHARLES, ab.nt
17 yeara old. J added uba aboat 5 feet 3 lacbea b)gb,
,-weUba llSpoaadr : balrfbtbrr curly, bat sat oa
tbe weuliy order; y lar;e aad black ; aad wbea tpekea
1 10 " lru" 10 "plT- "aao onwD-n ne ion oorne.
; ctir Mo careaere raoad-abant aad brown
paats. Ilewaa raiaed near RaleiEb.TeBn., aaJ wa:
obasod by aa from D. CeckreiL of tbe Comnncial
1 t'?"wi' Bditbiak UirbNa be mmaka bis w
, t,k .Tbsu-aad caataed jaiL.v, tbat
. I can .get Mm, I win pay tba above revrard of $30; or
1 aneea nar k utea ia tbe state.
R. L. WATT.
Xctr Otaaana, La.
, .-. C. SSIDE3,
1 ss- n.
VUfefeOra 1 C O T
No. 123 Canal Street,
JalTlS-dairty XSW ORI.KAXS. L-t.
Wanted Imniert ietel y.
Aif A.X wt.tioat a tami r t Ukv chop- ef a (tardea
Bear the city. Xoacuther that ace n jnt seed
apply. Apply to J SlUwitCU,
a2Mf lttduer from Mad-son-it ia Jaak Atip$c.
Pulley RIocks ami TacKle.
TTJST recetted, a! atiea, Fa.ley B ocba and Teckiea far
O hiMag porpcaaa.
myK-lw JarroUB TRICK.
JOia ia. Jtixt.s,
2j XT IVE j3 33 2i. -i9u G-23 3ST O? ,
rpobayoraHi.baaoobaadat.i! ia c,pr no.
X Fuplar and 0k Laaiser, Dear tbe Charv.t.-a Ra l-
roadPfpot tiire aim a r.. Iu
To Sportsni.oii and Hunters!
EWOLF? baa reraowd fro Watbtof on atsectto
Xo. 1G9 Mila, b tweea w-i(iKrwi ani Adaau,
where, by baTloc a larger place t .1 r.rVai Hui amltb
lug in ah tla branches can aow b- laiixd. at ith greater
dlipatcb and in better ttyl-.
Beoaember, Xu. U9 Main atre. t, Merapbk . at tbe aim
of tbe BIG GUN. tr2: Uiu
! OFF FOR (J IKLSSTOS !
Aliivlio are Going t o Char2eton,
A th ptocnre tMc TKl,lt, Hc , wint
: setceabtae ta
The place ta get it la at
Geo. Patlison & Co;'s,
33 32 a in Sirect,
When wttl be fernd. a tarae aatdrtoitnt af tba latest tit
era lure ef tbe day.
Aft thetat.stcbeaprcb'bBittaMa, Manztaea, Xewipa
pers, &c. &c Oaaaom ' ay&2
ICE CREAM SALOONS
Confectionery & Candy jlanafactory.
Madison Street, between Main and Second.
HATING retnored irotu tb'opt stand :a bt neie boose,
bera reave threncb ibi.ninliaai to rrtarn Ma tbanka
to the citizen et MetapbU an I anrreaedlai; country for
numerous tettimonlalaof tbrlr b ah appreeiatioB ot bis
aervieas. and meat respcctsaily solicits a eoattavaBCS of
lb ir kltrl p-u omje, asso-iuz th-ra that bis efbr a to
pleise wilt he assMoeas a tney tave tares heretete. Ills
i la new open, where Jfeals .wmb fcived op at all hoars,
I wltb the Vest Ihe market tie" aBvrd, prrpard In Aaieri-
canorFrenchstyle. Extra. dhb for lasiiHfi taordi-r
Partlcalar attention paid in tnruUMn? tTKDDINGS,
PARTIES, BALLS and UJXN E RS. Ills
Ice Creams and Coufcclions
Recommeni themselves Tits
Is maa-fctnredb hlmielf ia the onir rnrcetalned fnnn
tain la this city. Persons msr, therefore. ledaHre in lt
aritbott tear, tbat the acid ran have any contact wltb
Copper or any other metals
Ladies and Gentlemen,
la btt'lllmjeit manner, S?SOIIT Inritei ya to tire hia
P. 3. wholesale Dealers are aatllralarty requested to
corns and see tordhemelTxa, aa bta muofaetory eancot
baexcMIt'd. " .
- Orderfinm! tbeeoantrypromptlyattendoit uj--m,22
On Saturday, June 6tb.
WE wm Mil at actKa. on SATURDAY, tne CH,il7
ot Jem- next, on of ihe most detlnbto tr of
Ltnd tbmt ku te& oflered la thU market Jor-joicejjen.
Thm i n opportsnHy that cannot be agilivprtiellB) la
the vlclalt? of lluapila toon, U crer. Tab LaaolSKi-
IWy Iieafcd oa t&e JitspbM aotlSoaieninenalMJBvai,
at tbe lntri.ifctKK) of the, utmptti ana UDlo.JiMr oJ,
aD4t 1 ix dmki rrom ib on 7, enataiatnc assac:gj
-cfakb n-Bl be tsb-dtri-M into ten acre Iota.- JT&f
fctaaee fir tavmeal. Law ibarpt ad toTosr '
TEKKS: , t
Oae-SuM casb, kataaee in IS asd St matl35.
V vouM etSt roar aUcatlaa to front amslT.eaA-'i
hB&lrl tboa,ad acres of Uiebett Coltoa LtnaSCntH.
!Kr th MU'Usiypl ?ifr, in "ihe sutta crUIKKVavvl
Tby oaw t Q carrtcltr iel;cted, above OTrtSbw, .aJ
are f8B j.rUcelby fcreea.
TBlJ It tie teat epportesur ertr anted ta FSMen
wbowlob to settle tiras la tne Mlsiliflppt Kowri,aa
they te 5iM an tersa that will maka tie psicaujrr
rich, if lmyraTiJ.
J3 P.ota caBbeatn at oar i'ora, and tba Halt wi& be
abowa toanjooa urtoaiafto parcbaae.
X.Q. CATOE h. S0K.
General AacttoBters and Beal Batata lylal 1
AT tb loitrttation ef canj- trU-oii ad pjkeraaMti,
wbo aie zotog to Cbarlmten, I bareeaseaWtsay-''
lay tbe cale t ibt prop?rt (a4rettlced beioir) t MO&
DAT, tbe 8th of Jan?.
HrI3 dv . Wlf. L. VA.NCR.
Basincss and -Residence Lots!
OS ifOSDAT, THE 81b DAT OF JCZ, I nM " at
tbe orMr Xitm atreet ad Oeort Sqiarr, FUMT r
FOCK LOTS. M mtblD tbe city llnrtu. Xih of lb i
are It moat beaotita ard caareBieBt irtHeac ur ou.
tu Ma. S Tfral 10 near pfxlaattr to the riw aA t
baaiaau. aad all tbe most CeslrcMe aad nutan u.
Vovtog pmtwo of tba city. ,
Tse tetmaoi aate i.i Be oa-af tb la easb. fr at at -T
daya, taihfactoiily oWned.) tbe reattKT at MM 1m,
tbtae aaa foor yeara viib iateteit, aad a, aeed trat
lies MtaTanl. ,
Tbilnasisamtr tbetoU, their attVaaafitfa
ttoa. 9uUMHn of Bk-tt M.
1M No. I. (58 lv Wet ot Weaitaztoa atrrea)ae tba"
SeMb aUe cX Vuce ataeet; trwatt SO feet by 3 wt
Lot N. 3. f HO feet Batt ef DeSate etreeC) mati n
tbe Soatii aide or Vaace atreet EOftot by HO
LetS 4,(t34fet Saetb of Taace atteetj Mat
DeSat atTtetM feet by HO deep. .
Lot No S, (adwtBiac tbe laat demtb-dj rrK . a tba
Eastaadeof BrSut.i ttrt 66 :r-X Vr M
Lot X, 6, (adtotBise tba laat ) feaaaa os tbe Bat I -t
at BeSou aartet M uri& iscbes by 160 deep. .
Sirbrfrruion aBtaik So 61.
LataX. 1, 2 aad 3, coraer or Bal aad LaaaVtuala
atna, near tba reatdeace at K. XBep, Kw , ffacia
each SOPaet by 91T f e-t deep
AuMvMn 0 Bkck A'o. S3.
IKa. 1.2, 3 aad i, earaer at Baal aoCMyiBa
atrea,AaUoc eaeb IT feet S mcbea by 2M feet aa.
UUXm 9.10. II. 13. M, Id, IS, 1? aad bp. (MO
fet Soatbof Seal atrtat,) fnatlac oaefctS ftat mXiU
by 185 feet oVep
mat .19. sa .ifur ae coyote lisuxt.
LKfranUccaa tbeEaUaateot Sbetbr atreet 27 2
tacbea by 20S ft deep.
Bck ?e Id OeporHcGayoto Home.
Lata No. W. II, K aad 13, aa per pita of dae atty
Six Lota to Bkjet Xo. 13 eacb Lac frentlBar aa T a-
aeee atreat 3 feat, raaolac tbraagh to Otataii ait -t
Tbree Lata m Mack Jfo. 2 each froatisg B-Te.--aa
atreet at feet, raaateg 3S0 fact t tbe JfaaetaKaK
One Lot (S'a. ( ia Black U, fraaao? iS.Jeetaa Svl
DMR aba day of aale I sbatt be attbaoScear ia
aad FbUUp H. Tbamaaon, Neraar able- of Co 11 ft ..
wb re aaeaa aad paaaa, rxbibttfeg tbe locibjty ft
tot, ca be teea. I wttl alta abotr tbefeta, oa lew f: ode4l.
ioaay oa daMrtat fa ia tbsi
ayll-td WM. L. .YAjBaC,
AX ECHO MAX aad baa WIPS. botb M.
my22-M Aactteaeera aad Baal tale aaua -
IWILLwU at tba Aactaaa Mart of ii. C Oapedt. a.
at 18 aaaock, aa tbe Wjlr ef Jaae aaxt. taVa t !
hae arcperty, baaoastoc te tbe KbUte ot -aba Itarrfc. .
Oae Said Walcb :
Six CMace Chain.
J. B. MOaaiSOX, im r.
money I . money !
ADVAXOBB as 6oU asd Srlrar Watcbea, Daina t.
Jewatry. CMbaBtc. faraiune. Bay Goedi, oBd-rr
daaailataaa af Mtrcbaadtae, at '
L, J08M6OX Sl eo ft
myW-lw AOVJaaa Mt. 29 Fraaa Mow.
TTJb oaiy refUaCe care far ObHts aad Faver. Ac -ur,
Dyarepsla. aad BWeaaea ot the-Clayey j and Liarr,
far sale hj tbe deaea tr slaet bottle by
L. JOK.VSOX &.
BMyl9-2w Xaa 20 Float R.w.
SXABCROS. Coti- a Tataa. Jeasa aad TJateys, a, .
J at tbe Memphis Cotton MUla, aad of tbehtaaiiiy.
Vabare takea tbe as-ncy far the aaia oftbeae at.
aad a licit orders from deaiera z-aeraUj. We baet-.w
an band a tan sttaply. GKAHAM & BILi .
aayl9-3ei XO. tFaabtlfcue
AH peraaaa tadebted to tke late firm of FergaMa.
XetN & Bbek, e liber by n.te or aceaaat are ber-ar
nattSed, tbat aatoe-s tbey sake a tilera.nt ot tbe nmr ty
the l.t day at Jape, prax., taej wgt be plaatd U tba
taada ot aa eaHer (or codecuon -'
J B. WILBOKX.
aiylS-dtwawlai af tie afareaaid a '
X'O. 2S2 MAIS' STREET.
WE are weekly reeeiTlss aaWtiaBateaacaareailr l.'os
and wen aborted atoct of srAPLRiad FAN! C
DRT GOODS, ta which the attrBttea H batamde o t.
epecttally laeited. L. TRSXA.Ct) .
m,12 dawlra Xa- 2S2 MBaat.-'
life have near y ran eat. dHcumd,
East Indiea, a certata care far Oaaaua
Broocbit.a, CeegM, Oana, aaa .. ra)
..nlr child, a daazhter, was ziyea np ta die. W-hi r
to do aa raaab go'd a ponaibie, be wtd aeed ta sacb -r Ma
aSKcted' leiiaw baiags aa rettaest i. tbb recipe, w :h.
fail aad exp kit dtrec tons far raakisg it ap, and aaav-ra.
faify aalac K. Ha requires e.a apatteaai is eatiee
hta aaa safMag three casta t
aa tbe recipe, aad tbe 'erasiader t
payateat or tote adrertuesieBt.
Xa. 19 Grand atreet,
J. E. CHID WICK'S" ADTERTISEtllEMS
Will Always be Pound lia Tils Colas a.
PKBSOXS wisaioit to kaew what be baa to seL. .r
what be may waat to bay for aay of hie crfMcatera,
will be snre to Sad lt la tbe last eoluran, oa thaSBCON
LPAGE. Beaaember that, aad iare yearself thatrvebia
af feekfciif aH over tae paper.
AU basisesa eatroated to me will be attendad b com
fallr aad wttb dtspaub.
Office Mad 1 sou Street, apposite Union Una
IXSDKAXCB, BEAL ESTATE AXD GSNKBAl.
iEtna Fire and Inland Naviga
tion Insurance Company,
CAPITAL AXD STJBPLTJ3...'. $1.06a,.
Hartford Fire Insurance Co.,
CAPITAL AXD STOPLUS .- K.00,
Charter Oalt Life Insurance Ch.
CAPITAL AXD iUBPLCS
POLIOIBS issned oa reaaoaabietertaj. Losses ,au
Uyadtoated aad promptly, pafct. ,
FOR. SALE. Three-acres-ef aaety ttmbcred tX,
beaatlfufty (Heated for a baHateg atle, tjlag oa taajM ft
able of the new State Line IS, ad, dsteatly oppoaaft tba
reardeoce of J C. Lanier. Esq. Said Lot la b aaaVI
soath by new State line Road j east by Pott, and Kara
Areaee, 40 feel-wide : north by Henry street, bn n,t;
west by Wm. Wade's let.
ALSO, a beaatlf al BUILDIXG SITE, con tain lag 3 i Hor
acres, wen timbered ; ritaate en the northweat cernei at
Central Arcane and Brawn's Avecne, directly appoiio
the roldeaeaot Jodse Harris.
ALSO a flaeBpiLDIXG LOT, containing fear
well cuTered with fine treea altsate oa tho Berth .obi- ct
Walker strtet, near the first toft-gata oa the Hercadj
PUnk Bosd. For terras apply to
aptS Opposite. TJnicn Bb.
FOR SALE A GREAT BAR&AI.vT
MCOKXKR LOT 109 feet on Joae'a ATemijl
170 an Beberaea atreet, near Col. Dupree-a,-, -d
ace. Also, SbHeheoae asd Laaa on C art
atreet. Apply at Xo.SCi.Qrt street, to
myie-2w J. VT . WATSCX.
For Sale. -. -
AXBGRO MAX, a flrst-rat, Hoae Carpeaier. abt
33 yeara of age, warranted sound and a ffeed awk.
man. K-vjalre at SiHTIIWICE, WBATir, CO.;
ayl5-djtwlw r Madison wt
REMEMBER that DeSHOXG'S is the place if
wish to get the best style ot PICTURE. Eis
surpass aU others In richness of tese, warmth of expres
sion, cespieteceaa ot detaH, and boMaess of .fearare.
For dnrabilitythere is aa qoestjoa of their sapeeiarVy.
Tbey will recelre a tall wilbost a fraclnre a bead wfea.
ont lajary i may be washed off when soiled, be baautoj
wltbaat the faca being marred. They are aaseepttbH uf
high and very beaatif al eoSoring-
W. n. DeSIIOX 3.151 Main street, has tho eat i-ira
right of Maiphis, far the Mdatnotype Patent. alio
ASD oxAixa. IS I - ..
TFatclies, Clocks, Jewelry Musi
cal Boxes, Spectacles, -ic.
COSXKB OF MAIX AXD ADAMS-ST3., K -
TilES this method af Informing Bis frirrtK
and the snbllc Keneralty. that be has moved rra
his otd stand ta the corner ot Main -and Adaaaa
'streets, where be wilt take pleaaure Is axbtb,taia
auewand'chotcelot ef JEWELRT. ta tbooe who-.tiMy
favor him wltb a calir and will t pleased to exetasw JL
orucra,forjeraira a miw. no nopca, oy noneery,- aa
tegrttn anajtj& fftta to please, to gain tho comtdeBca
aad libcrifpa tronage of all who may find It cbayenietiUta
TUtthtsjestsN&hraent. - v - -
J5njder far repatrlag ta ; eriry btacch ot my ba;
iH. - " ' """t-- -
" - aii-aa-i-i. .i - " ii aaarai aaiijbg
e reiaruea as pasaaar f
(a be applied to tb
, Jeraey CMy, X. J.