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CLARKSVILLE; TEMV .FRIDAY OCTOBER 20, 1865:
' Old. Scries; :Ko': 25. :
' VOLUME 1. Old Series, vol.
X F. MEH1HOPE & CO.,
' i i
Groceries, Wines and Brandies,
WI1ISKEY, ALE, BEER, CIGARS,
General Auortment of Confeetionerittl
ISOTIOXS, ETC., ETC. '
FRANKLIN STBEKT, :
CLARKSVILLE, : TENNESSEE.
TL V7. HUMPHREYS,1 1
CLARKS VJLLE, TENN.
Office, on Public Square, - stairs, under
- - - eu e, '65-tr
Ttf FACT not'SEKEErE R3 CAN TVSD MOST
ANYTHING DESIRED 1
m .! I.. - I i . .
' '" As we intend keepings '
Qoneral Variety Store!
And will sell ent Goods as LOW A3 ANY HOUSE
la the city.' ' ' 1 Sept. 1, '05-tf
i' SOLK A GENTS FOR
AND DEALERS IN '
GROCERIES & COUNTRY, PRODUCE,
' ' . WALL PAPER,
-: m.. i. . i '" i
Tin, Hard and Oneensware, Olle,
1 Faints, White Lead, Ac.
1500 BARRLES SALT FOR SALE.
CHAPMAN & CO.,
Produce and Coniniission merchants
JVine$ and Liyuor$, JIardtcare, Saddleryt
, noots and Shoes,
WOOD AND "WILLOW WARE,
It ATS. -CAPS. TOBACCO. CIGARS ETC.
r FRAKKLIN THCIT,
' ' CLARKSV1LLE. TENN.
A l.t, kinds of Country Troduce taken in ex
rlinnce fur Goods.
Ailvaiuis made on Tobacco, Flour and other
I'roilnre fur iliiiinicnt to our friends in louisville.
'indnniti or New York.,
July J4 Gm .
Office opposite "National Hotel."
Oct 8, '65-lm' t i j i -, -, ' r ; r f
Agricultural and Garden
: IMPLEMENTS t'l''-'r! r '
WM. M. PANIEL, v
A TTORNE YrA,f J A W,
t LiRKSVIlLE, TEJ(Xft ,
Orricc south side Public Square, under Chronl
cle Otlice. . . . , -, . .. , , , , Sep 29, '65-tf
fl. HORNHEBUKB JOIIM T. IIOUSI.
i HORNBERGER & HOUSE, jf
Attorneys fit Law,
1 ClABKSTILlE, TENX. 1 '
Office upstairs over Nixon's Store in old Rail
road offlrci l j , J . i Sept. 8, 'Q5-?ni t j
Movent,'.. .J. eld.!.
Cook s hraiwrator,
Hay Keeper , '
G. A. HENRY, &. T. F. .HENRY,
WILL intend to nil law business confided to
them in the 7th Judicial District and the
SupremeCpuit at Nashville, Tenn.' . r ' .
Office on ruouc square, LiurKsviiie, lenn.
Sept 1, '65.-tf( ,.,
W. A. OJUARLES,
Attorney at 'liaw,
Sept. T, 1865-tf
ABTUl'B 1. SMITH.
..WM. A. PlfFEB
SMITH & PEFFER,
Attorneys & Counsellors at Law,
SOLICITORS IX CUANCER Yt
Claim and Bounty Agents. ,
gfff- Will practice iu the State and U. S. Courts
of Tcnncsse. Office on Strawberry Alley, near the
Square. i. ...V ..; Sept, Vtf
J. $XT BCCK,' ! "
Late Judpe Adv.
DisL Mid. Tenn.
U. S. A
, buck & Mcmullen,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. and REAL ESTATE
AND CLAIM AGEXTS, 11
Will practice in the State and Federal Coerts.
R. H. WILLIAMS,
STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS,
floofo, Shoes, Hals, Cup, and Trunk.
H f Y ftM k is lurpe and complete in all depart-
ilJ mcnts. and 1 restieclfiiUy solicit nu examina'
tion of it. I especiallj desire a cull Irom the la
dies. My goods were bought for cash, at the lowest
prices, and I will sell them for a Tcry short profit.
iive mo a call, at Elder's new block, Franklin
treet, t'larksville, Tenn. Sept29-tf
TTAVING served as officers in the lT. S. Army,
will have faculties to prosecute successfully all It
gitimate ulaims agmnst thu Uoverniuenl. -
Cliil-ksvillc, Tenn Aug. 4, 1803-
R. A. FISHER,
DRY GOODS, BOOTS, SHOES,
FRAXKLIX STREET, CLAUKSV1LLE, TEXX.
tt AS JUST RETURNED WITH A FULL LINE
II of the above roods, and offers them at as
Low Rates as any House in the
lKTbe (rood look in or j-ounc nun, IKE SIIEL-
BV, stands behind the counter, ready aad willing
to make liuntelf usvlul, as well as oruaiucniui. '
Sept! 15, 't5 3m ' U. A. F.
Dealer in Groceries and Liquors,
COUNTRY PRODUCE, &C.
CLARKSYILLE, - . TENNESSEE,
KEEI'S' constnotly on bund a full line of Family
Groceries, of tho tiest iiuality, and offers them
to the oulilic. upon reaxonatjle tonus.
Ufflu Articles purchased at my house, will be de
livercd. free of charpo, anywhere in the limits of
. tbs city. July U-tf. J. C.
Lewis R. Willis,
GROCERIES and FLOUR,
At Crusnmu k Johnson's Old Stand, Franklin St.,
SOLE AGENTS FOR
Avery's Flows and Points !
IIE ARRANGEMENTS MADR WITH THE
manufacturers of the above articles, and the
andersigned are such that purchasers in this market
can be supplied by us, at our Depot,
Sign of " TENNESSEE IRON ! V
Tranklfn-lt., CtABSSTfLtEi'TEXX.' v-
At manufacturers prices, with freight and insurance
added, the most approved patterns:.
;8paley r' r;' t
Avery's Plows and Points
And all kinds of
Fariuing;i rlmplements ! !
Grass Seed, Iron,. Nails, Saltj Hydtaulic Lime,
Wagon and Buggy Hubs, Spokes and
Felloes . Cistern ,-ChaUis, or -.
Tubing and' Botes.' ' ' ' "
Leather, Orooeries, llolleware, J Powder and Shot,
Lead rereussion Laps, Safety r use, etc, etc
As we Intend keeping a full and constant supply
of the above, and many other articles wanted in
this market, at out Depots w respectfelly ask ell
iqtettstei in fretting .the right article at the right
price, toUlVK La A CALL.
Ang. 25-ln.,,, ;! ,. FEU n is 10.
iRisTij wskkLt, vibt raiDAT morxino, t'
NEB LETT 6a ..QUANT.
FBU8BIIUI D fBOPBItTORS, .
TermsThree Dollars per Year.
teS"ATo name entered on our look till Iht tub'
$q-ylwn M paid or.Qf ..; ,1.
W. A: SETTLE,
(NEXT DOOR TO "NATIONAL nOTEL,")
. ,.t CONFECTIONERIES, -
TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
CANDIES of every variety:
NUTTS S, S. Almonds, Filberts, Cream Nuts
PICLES 1 1-4, 1-3, 3-4 Gallons;
1 PISE APPLES Put up in glass and tin j
SARDINES In 1-4 and 1-2 boxes;
' Vanilla. Rose. Lemon, Ginger, Strawberry, ete,
CRACKERS Butter, Smrar, Soda, and
, Ginger Nutts; Rosins, Ftys, DaUe.
July 14 tf. : v ,..- w. a. a.
Dr. W. C. WESTERFIELD,
AiriLL practice Medicine in Clarksville,
-It vicinity. Office, at his residence, lately oc
cupied by Jobeph Johnson. Sept. 15, '65 3m
DR. H. M. AC2.EE,
fPENDERS bis services to the citir.cus of the city
-L and vicinity, iu the different branches of bis
A q. 1 Second hand case of Dental Instruments,
with plate tools, all ooeiplete, for tale.
BfX011icc1 at his residence, one door east of Dr.
Coopers. July 14-tf
BELL & SHERIDAN,
Oppoiita the Market House, Franklln-st.
Sept. 1, '65.-ly '
War Claim and Bounty Agency.
SMITH A l'EFI EU,
Attorneys and Claim Agents
HAVE unsurpassed facilities for the transaction
of all kinds of business wherein the Gov
ernment is a party. They prosecute and collect
slaims agnlust the United States fog Pensions,
Bounty, Arrears of ray, and for property taken,
used or destroyed during the war.
September 1, '05. tf
asssot led Stin k of
constantly on ha-.d a full and
PRESLEY A. BYRNE7,
Forwarding and Commission
AND STEAMBOAT AGENT
WAREHOUSE Ltv.tr End of Wharf,
July 1 4-tf
Grocerios of all kinds, at Lowest
Also, the liest hraeds of Robertson county Whiskey.
N. B. Goods received on Storage and sold on
commission. J'"y 21 tf
fPlIK undersigned would inform their Friends
X and the public generally, tliHl tlie
Jewelry and Watch Repairing
Business, will be conducted in the future under the
nine and style of A. k II. SIMl'SO.N. And
ould solicit a share of public atruiuige.
Htm. All work entrusted to them will be rare-
lly and promptly attended to. This, July 1, lkT.l.
W. S. POINDEXTER & CO
WBOLKSALX AND BET AIL
G K O C E K B
. AND DIALBBa IM
Iron, Salt, Cement, &c,
Cor. franklin tnd Mtnrktt Su.
S.' U. ORAXT, Proprietor.
July 21 tf
SAM. H UPSON.
THE t LARKSVIII.KCLANSU AL A MVTU-
EM ATI!' All MH00L.
mllK Rev. Dr. Wardluw, Princi;al, aidel by
L i iunK'lent assistants, will cuuimence on MON
DAY, N-pt. IKth, in the College Building. This is
t'H'ctt'il to be a ixTuiaiient Institution.
Tkhm. l or llnnlihli mid Mathcmiilus, f'i'-' t'
l lljfic.-. fJ.'i t'". Noi Mi'us, icjil. B, '05 -tf
TT AVING leased this well known House from Mr,
1A. C. M. Stewart, lam now renovating and re
fitting it for the accommodation of the public
lion the arrangements being made are completed.
it will be a Hotel In all Its appointments. The
public are respectfully invited to call, as the best
thu market ull'urds, prepared iu style, will be served
at all times.
fi.;r Polite and attentive servants will he In at
toudanee iu every department.
BkJT Mrs. Ellis, lady of long experience, will
tave general sux;r biiun of the ladies and culinary
TUe House at Tail Station will be kept up, ai'S, T. 1800.
bervtulora, lor the accoiumodutiou of tue truvtuiig i clineil,
July 11 tl S. B, GK ANT,
FALL AND WINTER
' ' ' ''" v Omen 11, itai:
' At afternoon and night sessions the following
resolutions, expressing the thanks or the Conference,
to the parties therein named, werexiopted.
1. Retolved, That the thanks of this body are
due. and are hereby tendered to our worthy Secre
taries for the very riticient and sntisractory manner
WK ARE NOW RECEIVING A LARGS AND
WELL ASSORTED STOCK Of . .
(Uotliing and Gentlemen's
Of the Latest Styles, for Fall and w inter V ear.
Our Stock1 Emhraces !
COATS, PAXTS,' ' , - l
TESTS, hUIKTS, k ;
DRAW EES, HAir-HOSE,
And alt other articles usually kept in a
FIRST-CLASS CLOTHING STORE !
Thpsn Goods were urchaseflo the EA8TERX
MARKETS FOB CA8U, and we feel satjssed
that we can offer : . .,. . n, .
Tn. those who mar fcvor OS with their patronage
Call stud examine OLU SlUlK, ana saiiiy
yourselves with regard to prices.' : , . , . .
Terms STRICTLY CASH
I. 4s R. E. MfllLLOCII.
Sept. 1, '65 tf
Paiom or STapHim,' Rcaoa asb Ornims It
will be seen from the following order thai the
Presideut bas wisely released on parole a number
of prominent Rebels who have been confined in
prislon for eome time:
Exactmva Orrics, Oct 11, 1865. Whereas, the
following named persons, to-wit: Jno.. A. Camp
bell, of Ala., Jno. H. Reagan, of Texas, Alex. II.
Stephens, of Ga., Geo. Trenbolm, of S, C, and,
Charles Clark, of Miss lately engaged in a rebel-
ion against the United States, wbo are now in clcse
custody, have made their submission to the autho
rity of the United States, and applied to the Presi
dent for pardon under bis proclamation! and
whereas, the authority of the Federal Government
is sufficiently restored iu the aforesaid States to ad
mit of the enlargement of said, prisoners from
custody, it" 5s ordered they be released on giving
their respective paroles to appear at sucn lime and
place as the President may desire, to answer the
charges he may direct to be preferred against them,
and also that they . will respectfully abide, until
further orders, in the places herein designated, and
not depart therefrom : John A. Campbell iu
Alabama, John 11. Reagan in , the Stale of Texas,
Alexander U. Stephens in the State of Georgia,
Georjre Trenbolm in the State of South Carolina,
and Charles Clark in the State of Mississippi. If
the President should grant bis pardon to any of the
said persons, such person's parole will thereby be
aisctiargco., . ( , .a. vohxsox, rresiueni. r
! . I... :
Octobv " The sweetest, saddest month In all
the year." But bow delightful its seisoa; how
comely ia iti appearance; bow modest in its mien:
bow sober ia its garment of pale yellow and russet
grey I how mild the lustre of its eyes, as seen ia the
sett.ng sua or virgin blusues : and bow sweet aad
luteuke its voice, as tbe ecboes are borne along in
tbe wind o er tbe slightly rippl.td river or tbe eradc
linr leaves of tbe woodland. It is indeed a gentle
season, and comes amongst us as the vicegerent of
peace, checking our more wayward thoughts, soft
ening down our asperities and infusing into us a
porUoa of its own quiet and subdued nature. Trno,
it does not possess the stately sternness of winter;
the animating and vivifying qualities of spring, nor
the gorgeous glare of summer, but the more genial
qualities of all three seasons combined in its soft
and chastening character. : It is, then, for being
what it is, that we so love Aetumn. It is for this,
that of the twelve sister moiths of tbe year, oar
favorite one is October. See how placid are ber
subsi bow transparent ber dews; bow mildly
beams her moon, and bow gentle the whisperings of
her wind. She brings to full fruition the labor ot
the husbandman ; ripens to maturity tbe fruits of
the earth, and oontummates the designs of a bene
ficent Providence by enabling .his dopendent
creatures to garner, up, for a wore rigid and less
genial season, the products necessary , for their
sustenance. '- , r. . . f
'". . 1. i . .
Patriots) and Traitors. The abolition editors
and triiy loyal have for four years insisted that
loyally consisted in supporting tbe Admtstration,
and that to oppose the President was treason; and
that loyalty consisted of an endorsement of the
government," as they called the President flow,
on the great issue of negro suffrage, the Democrats
all agree with tbe President in opposing the en
franchisement of the negroes; while all the shoddy
editors, politicians and preachers r.re opposing the
reshlent s policy or white reconstruction, and
scold because he will not violate law and decency
by forcing negro citizenship upon his party and the
country. Unless these negro eqnoltty i (vacates
have persUtently lied for the pnst .four yvjrs, they
art now traitort. Sfneea X. Y.) Advertiter.
HOUSE Ocronsa 13.
" RKSOLCTIOKS. " " . 1
' By Mr. Garrett : Wherea. the 9th section of the
2d article of the Constitution of the State, provides
that no man shall be a representative Uo has not
been a citizen of the Stato three years, and a citi-
in which they have performed their very arduous ""''. mDU"
duties. ' ' l.j 1.?". ' . . .i .i... m v
2. Retolved. That we tender our thanks to the vn.o..m n- y. .
Citizens of Edgefield and vicinity fof the kindness " 7" " T k 7e . , , 7 r!.
ference and its visitors. , . iAt.. .k. a . -i.i... i ., . ,
3. Ruohed. That we express onr thanks to, the ? . !r"i - ... - .
pastors who have tendered the use of their cburthes "7" " ,, L," "n .-. r ,i ,
r . r . . .... lartlela nr 11m NtiktA l!nnitiliitmn AiitlinriT.pa In.
and pulpits durine our session
4. Retolved. That the various hjtels and land
lord's who entertained our brc'hren, are worthy of
our bighest respect and consideration.
B. Retolved, That we offer our! thanks to the
various railroad companies who return our preach
era to their homos free ot charge. ,
6. Retolved, Thai our thanks are due and are
hereby tendered to the Editors of Nashville for the
full and correct reports tbey have given of our
7. Retolved, That we cordially thanM our riexton,
Anthony Jones, for his assiduous and eralwltnisat
tention to this body during its session.
At the close of tbe session, at 1 1 o cloat, P. M.
Bishop Kavanaugh read the following appointments
for the ensuing year: , , -t,
AOINTMIKTaOr PSIACUK8S. j -
yathvilt Vlttrkt Ale. L. P. Green, P. E.
Nashville McKendree and Caper's CnapeL S. D.
Baldwin, Elisba Carr, Sup. -
Andrew: Carroll U. Maybe w.
The following is the verdict of a negro
jury; "nc, dc undersigned, hem a Korotiors jury
to sit on de body ob de uigger bumbo, now uoue
dead sa l gone afore us, h v boii sitten . ou de said
aigger aforesaid, aad find dat the fcsme did, on
de night ob fourtccutt of November, come to def
by mllur from de bridge ober ue riber in de said
ribcr, and brokin his neck, where we find he was
ulweuuoutly drown, and afterwards washed to de
ribejj side, whac we suppose he was froze to def."
WOULD respectfully state to the citizens of
Clarksville and vicinity that 1 have secured tho
Agcucy for selling the following Machinery :
8trnm Engines, with Intent Intprwrrmrntet
The Improved American Turbine Water
lane Bodley's Circular Saw Mill
French Mill Burrs, Bolting Cloth, Belting
Oil Well Machinery.
Hands will be furnished to repair Mills and pat
Office at T. McCulloch's Clothing Store.
Clarksville, Aug. 4, '65-ly
THE VERY PLACE
If any care oppress your mind,
Or wrinkle up your face,
To get "all right," and comfort find
'Tom Harrison's'' the plait I
T. B. Harrison would respectfully announce to
his friends and the public generally, that be has
renovated, rentted, aud resupplied bis
OX FRAXKLIX STREET,
for the accommodation of all who indulge a 'smile,
Customers will here find clerks who kuow how u
mix beverage to tickle the palate of the must fas
lie assures those who may favor him with their
custom that they will always find here a clean,
orderly, quiet housoi and that he will serve to them
nothing but tue uueu una purest nines sua uq
uors thnle&ii be had for 'love or money."
Fine bottled W hies and Brandies, Ale, on draught
aud iu bottles, aud the best brands of Cigars: also
A, for those who are piously in-
T. It. IJAUKIJStl.y
Franklin st, south side, under Fowler's Hull.
Clarksville, July 11, '03 -tf
House, of Representatives to be the judge of the
election of its members, now, therefore, in com
pliance with tbe constitution of the State of Ten
nessee, be it . . ' .i i
Retolved, Thai this House, immediately after the
passage of the resolution, enter intoan investigation
of the eligibility of C. F. Cameron, of the county
of Shelby, to a seat in this House.
On motion, the rules was suspended, aud the
resolution was adopted. , , . f ,
y , Sl'STAIMINO TUB FBEMPB.VT.
By Mr. Cameron : That we do hereby approve
and cordially endorse the administration of Andrew
Johnson, President of tho U nited States, and hereby
promise him our faithful and unflinching support in
cfavrying ont his policy in organizing the govern
ment of tbe Southern States. : . i i
2. That his letter of instruction to Gov. Holden,
of North Carolina, in which he declares that the
returned Confederate soldiers who have been
paroled, and have taken the oath prescribed by him,
and who don't come within any ot' the . exceptions
Mulberry street: Anstln W. Smith, William R.I , , T con wiiuin any w y pus
9n ' ' (amed in his proclamation of amnesty, shall be re.
City Mission: William D. F. Sawrie. ' "
Tulip street and Hobson Chapel : Felix R. Tim.
Nashville Circuit : John R. Thompson. ' .'
Harpeth: William P. Owen. Willie G. Daris,
stored to all the rights, "privileges aud iiulhunltfcs
of full and complete citizenship, is a wise, just,
liberal and statesmanlike policy, and contains tbe
true solution of our pi sent unhappy , condition,
and, if faithfully sustained aud carried out by the
Franklin Station:1,. E. McKendree Bounds, The W',U W'T f.
N. Lankford, Sap.
GsNsaocs Riwabd ron a iCismT Act. Some
years ago, ' a native of this city, now residing iu
Boston, met there a man intoxicated and m want
The mun said he bad been led away and was de
sirous of assistance. ' He was taken in, and, when
sober, money was furnished him to retnrn to his
home in New Tork. Recently, that man. ever
after sober and respectable, died rich, and re
eollecing the kindness shown him by the one
wbo acted the part of tbe Good Samaritan, be
queathed bim $30,000. Xevburyport A Jier titer.
Goodlettstilte: Fountain E. Pitts
Lebanon Datrict John W.Hanner, P. E.
Lebanon Station : David C. Kelly.
Lebanon Circuit: George W. Winn. "
Union: Jesse J. Ellis, !.
Shady Grove: Robert C, Hottoo; John J. Pitt-
Hummer: 1 BurVitt r. rerrill, William M.Ureea.
Uoose Ureek: John i. Kay, John Parker.
Lafayette: John W. D. Enscy.
Fountain Head: Hamilton J. Settler William
Handle, Sup. ;:.. :: . .....
Mill Creek: Lewis C. Bryan. - ' .
Cnrlhayt Zsrte -George UStaley, Pi E. -' '
Carthage Circuit William H. Johnson.
Wartrace: Burkitt G. Ferrill. !,
Smith's Fork i ClyssesS. Bates. ' . , ;
Cumberland: ' Matthias N. Ford. - , . 1 1
Livingston Station: To be supplied. . '
' Sparta Station : Berry M. Stephens.'. .
Cookvillo and Sparta Circuit: To be supplied,
Short . Mountain : John H. Kichols: .Absalom
H, Reams, Sup. . .. . ,
Woodburryi Robert A. Reagan: James A.
Walker, Sup. . t.,. ,
HcMmnxnlU DitirielJocX W. Wbitten, P. E.
McMinnville Station: Joseph J. Pitts.
. Hickory Creek: Jesse G. RiceJ , ; s
Mt Vernon: John C. Putnam. , , ... . . ; .
' Manchester:, Rob't T McBride. . . .. .
' Felham: . Wm. H. Anthony. , i
Bedford: Joseph G. Myers; D. P. Searcy,
Tullahoma : Geo. W. Anderson. , ; ,
, Winchester Station : Edwin G. Robertson,
Belfonte: Hart well U Thicker: Usury J. Hal
sey. Sun. " .
Salem Circuit and Camden Mission : Allen
Fayettevilla Station : Ambrose F. Driekill.
Fayettcville Circuit: Robert tt. Jones.
JIurreetbtro District Adam S. Riggs. P. H. .
Murfreesboro Station : James K. Plummer.
Stone River Circuit and At Mission: W. G
Hensley ; Elbert J. Allen, Sup. ,
Middle ton: Thonios (5. Marks.
Unionville: Cbos. B. Faris.
Shelby ville Sutioa: Thos, L. Moody; Edtrin
Rich Valley: William M. Shaw; John B.
Stevenson, Sup. . ,
Farminpton: John A. Thompson. ..
Cornersville Station : Abrara F. Lawrence..
Lewisburg and Berliu: James A. Orman.
Lewisburg Circuit;. Rob't M. Haggard ; Jas. B.
McLlure, Sup. .
U&nltvilU Uittriet William Burr, P. E.
Huntsville Station; S. P. Wbitten: Thomas
West Huntsville' and Colord Charge: S. M,
lherry. .. : . r i
Madison; Milus H. Johnston, John Jl. Hammer.
Vienna: t to. N. Moore.
Limestone: Moses L. Wbitten, Joshua C.Phelps.
Athens Station: Ferdinand 6. Petway, J. L.
Larkinsvillu i Andrew J. Mathews.
Marshall: Wm. M. Bailey. , ' : .:,
Elk River: John M. Grace.
Elkmont: Henry P. Turner. .'...:'
Huntsville Female College : John G. Wilson,
Tuttumbia Dittrict Joseph E. White, P.
third: That in our present dithciilties we look to
President Johnson with hope and confidence, and
and that we have full and implicit faith in his
statesmanship and patriotism, and firmly believe
that his policy, iron will, and unyielding patriot
ism, will restore order and fraternity among tbe
people, bring peace to the couutry, and piosperity
to the nation,
Fourth; That the Speaker of this nouse be re
quested to furnish a copy of these resolutions to the
President of the United States, and also that he
furnish copies to each of the Governors of the
several States of this Union.
' On motion, the rules were suspended, when Mr.
Snodderly moved to lay the resolution oa tbe
table. Carried. The following ia the vote : Those
voting in tbe anirmative are, Messrs Anderson, Ar
nen, Hake, Uoward, Donaldson, Doughty, Dowdy,
Duggan, - Fuson, Garner, Grove, Hudson, ) Inman,
Jarris, Jones of Claiborne, Jones of Green, Mason,
Maxwell, llc.Nair, Melton, Mullins, M alloy, IS or
man. Porter, Pucket, Raulston. Shultz, Smith of
Obion, Snodderly, ThOrnburgh, Underwood, Waters
or Wilson, Waters of Mudison, Welch, woodcock,
woods 35. ... . , ,
Those Voting in the negative are :
Messrs. Barton, Brandon, Bledsoe, Brittle, Came
ron, Coward, Dunnaway, Elliot, Faulkner, Freeman,
Gajrett, Gant Hood, Lewis, Micks, Ont way, Rich
ards, Bimmerly, Stcgald, Travis, Williams, Wills,
mes, W right and Mr. Speaker Hciskcll 25
liv sir. Arncll: That we endorse the Adminis
tration of His Excellency Hon. Andrew Johnson,
President of the United States, especially bis dec
larations that treason shall be made odious, and
traitors punished. . .
Mr. Hood offered as an amendment : That we en
dorse President Johnson's recent address to the
And further,. That we endorse President John.-
son s recent letter to Gov. Sharkey, setting aside
Gen. Slocums order disbanding tbe
Mr. Arnell moved to lay the, amendment on tbe
table. Carried. Ayes 38, noes 28. .
Mr. Garret moved to amend by endorsing Pies!
dent Johnson's whole line of policy, Including his
letters to Gov. Holden and other Southern Gover
Mr. Mullins moved to lay the amendment on the
table. Carried. Ayes 41, noes 20
On" motion of Mr. Thornburgb, the main qncs
tion embodied in Mr. Arnell s resolutions was put
and carried. Ayes 60, noes 4. Those voting in
the negative are; Messrs. Cameron, Thomas of
Benton, Willis and Wright '
SPIRITUALISM Vfti JICCLEBT.
The rrls corrTtulcn ct the Dublin Dnify EtJ
prtttikj: -r v-'f.-- .-...
'Dr. Lynn, the son of an English' clergyman,
following the bent of a roving disposition, at an,
early age, left his country aad has returned after
eight years' absence, skilled in every department of
the "occult art,' Whatever the HinsVmjurgb-ra or I
tbe Japanese waeder-worRers could imMtrt he lias,
acquired and his lissome bngcrs can accoinHhh.
.More inrportant still, whatever the most highly,
gifted of the spiritualists and their familiars rait
perform shroaded in darknfea, he can repeat, with
out eonfedsrate or mechanicul euulrivu. in tho
open day, , , .
"Dr. Lynn, during a brier visit to London, with
a view to make preparations for a winter's cnmriaign '
(he is, 1 Understand, to visit Dublin before settling
down here,) gave thrco private teanta, at two of
which I was present Avoiding the toy-tricks of
professors of unigic who come front various points
of the compass and astonish children of -every
growth, his programme is stored with eastern
novelties, and his performance is the perfection of
slight of hand. The closest observer is baffled by
his astounding dexterity, and the ease aud grare
with which the most difficult feat is accomplished
are as admirable as tbe dexterity is marvelous. -
"I will mention but one of two items. A craphio.
riter upon Joimu some time since uiatle the world
acquainted with the most graceful and bcautl flii
and at the same time most wonderful, "-of all the
teats performed by the juirglers of that .country.
They were the top and butterfly tricks. A top is
set spinning in tbe air; on its descent it Is caiieht.
on the point of a sword, where' it whirls 'Yncrrily;
then it is brought along tbe keen edge td thw
handle) then it renews its flight to be agnia caught
nd ultimately it is sent, like a niinnture, Islondm
across a silken thread which is invisible, to the au-
lence; sometimes ascends the bin, "but is always!
sure of foot, and waltzes its way over the narrow
path,' from the boxes of a theatre to the back of
the stage, as readily as across a drawing room.
The butterflies are cnt ont of many colored papery
and fly about as if endowed With life. ' ' In obedw
ence to the wave of a fun they fly high or fly towr
now they nutter over a lady boqnet; no they
light upon the spray of wreath, now.', gyrate,
moth-like, round gas jets. This feat (lone is suJU.
cierit to take tbe town by storm.
"Uut what will be said of the greatest of tho
spiritualists', tricks, vis: the writing oa the arm
Let me briefly state my own experience of it J
was requested by Dr. Lynn to write the name of
any person, of any country, who has died since the
world Degan." l did so in a remote 'prtrt or the
room, before leaving which I tightly- folded the
paper on which the name was written, until it
resembled a doctor s pill, and placed it on the Uihlc,
where it remained in presence of and close to all
present except Dr. Lynn. That he did not touch;
it and that he bad'no means Of ascertaiag what the
namo was beyond the meager , hint to be derived
from areply to his questions of how many words and
letters it comprised, I can positively vouch. Within
two minutes the name Wis traced upon his arm;
and in letters eaob of which, if 1 may say so, wot
enlarged Jae timile or my own, ive . other
names were written by different persons, and one
was selected at random out Of the five, and with
prescisely a slmila result On the previous ovonliitf
thirteen ladies were present, as well as a number of
professional men lights of law, literature nnd
niedien.1 science ; a name was written by each lady,
and thirteen to the unspeakable amazement' of all
present, the writing on the arm corresponded with
the writing on the crumbled paper in the lady a
hand. This was Foster's great spiritual 'trick, and
it is to the credit of Dr. Lynn that be utterly dll
claims aud laughs at the idea of spiritual agency iq
iu nerforuMnoe.'' -t ,,.. .: tM-t
19" "And ye have taken the tetoUl pledge,
have ye?'' said somebody to an Irishman. "In
dude 1 have, aud I'm not ashamed of it either."
"And did not Paul tell Timothy to take a little wine
for bis stomach a sake;" "So he did: but my
name's not Timothy, aud there's nothin' tbe matter
with my stumacu.
BJ5l Ou the 5th inst, the Planter's warehouse,
containing 4,000 bales of cotton, Was burned.
Loss f 800,000, mostly 'covered by insurance. The
fire was the work of an incendiary. On the morn
ing of the 6th McGue k Smith's warehouse took
fire, and 1800 bales of cotton were destroyed.
Macon U1.) telegraph.
Honors to Alt Amkiiican. At the recent World's
Entomological Exhibition iu Paris, tbe Emperor's
grand gold medal of honor was awarded to the
representative of the United States Department of
Agriculture, nr, lownsena Ulover.
MX. Gen. Lee one day found Dr. Cutting the
Army Surgeon, wbo was a handsome and dressy
man, arranging bis cravat complacently before
glass. "Cutting," said Lee, "you must be the
happiest man in creation I" "Why, liencrol?"
"Because," replied Lee,, "you are in love with
yourtttf, and you have not a rival upon earth."
Vt, A certain deacon being accustomed to snore
while asleep la church, he received thu following
polite note : "Deacon is requested not to
commence snoring to-morrow until tbe sermon is
begun, as some persons in the neighborhood of bis
pew, would like to hear the iff. '
ttaSf A curious case of miscegcnilinn has re
cently occurred in South Carolina, (.'apt. E. J
Scanlin, of the 18th colored troftps, stationed at
Beuford, has beeu tried, convicted and sentenced by
court martial to be dismissed the service tor cohab
iting with and afterwards marrying a colored
woman of bad repute. Sentence has been aflirmed
by Gen. Gilmore, commanding the department, in
a general oruer.
A "Man and BaoTHsa." Is not the negro
man and a brother? .V. 1'. Jml')tmlrHt,
He may be your brother or half-brother he
no relatiuu of ours. Louitvillt JuurnvU
6lGov. Wells, of Louisiana, has issued
proclamation railing an election for State officers
and Congressmen ou the first Monday In November
Iielegates Iu the Democratic douventigu have been
Tuscumbia Station : Alexander L. Hamilton.
W. II. Browniug; J. S. Davis, Sup.
and Trinity : R, L. Pagan ; J. 8.
Marks, Sup. '
Ebcnezer and Shady Urove: M. U. Williams.
Somervlile : Claiborne A. C- Jones. , '
Morgan; JeremiahW. Cullom.
Moulton: Tg be supplied. ' '', ','"
Florence Station : Jas. D. Barbee.
Cypress: Thos. F. Brown, Chas. Lanox, Sup.
Waterloo: . To be supplied.
Savannah: FM. Hickman; one to be supplied.
Pnlaski Station: Wellborn Mooney.
Thoal : Wm. M. Graves.
Prospect: John B. Allison.
Richland: John Sherrill, one to be supplied: R.
A. Wilson, Sup.
Sugar Creek MMon : F.M.Franks.-
Klktou Station: II H Browu; WHRiggan, Sup.
Florence Wealeyun L Diversity; R A Touug, Pres't
Columbia Dittrict John F. Hughes, P. E.
Columbia Sta,: WGDorris; J B Hamilton, Sup.
Spring Hill Station: Thos. H. Davenport; U.
G. Irvine, Sup. i .
Wesley: John J. Comer; John McCnrdy, Sup.
Chapel Hill : William Doss; Wm. Mullins, Sap.
Duck River: L II Grubbs; W U Wilkes, Sup.
Linnville: John A. Barbee; J. Milner, Sup.
Lawrencoburg: R. W. Bellamy; A. J. B.
Mount Pleasant: ItO Hun; J ri Williams, Hup.
Sauu Fe : A. O. Dinwiddie; T. H. Wainwright.
West Point Mission: Wiiliam P. Warren,
CenlrevilU Vittriet Roliertson L. Eagan, P. E.
Centreville Circuit! J. A. Jones, J, G. Bolton.
Swan Creek Circuit, Bearer Dam Miason: Mar.
tin R. Tucker.
Linden Circuit Tonnessee River Mission : Thos.
L. Duncan, Henry II. Rose.
Piney Circuit: John N. Allen, A. B. Coke.
Waverly: W.A.Turner; Jordon Moore, Sup.
Dover: Wm. D. Cherry. Henry C. Wheelor.
Yellow Creek: Mark W. Gray, J. G. Uinson.
Clorktoillt Ditlriei Joseph B. West, P. E.
Clarksville Station : Albert S. Hunter. .
New Providence Station : Joseph S. Malnne.
Montgomery: Azariah T. Crawford, William
T.Dve; Tbomus J. Aleeley, Sup.
Dickinson : John 11. itey nobis, 8. W. Barbee.
Autioch: Asbury A. Barbee, John 11. Gold, F.
Asbnry Circuit: ' Jerome B. Anderson, Samuel
D. ttgburu, 2. M. Taylor, George W. Brown, Sup.
Red River: Garrett W. Martin, Edwin T. Hart;
Edward W. Coleman, Sup.
Springfield Station : Green P, Jackson.
Enutus B, Duucan transferred to the Florlada
Jessce W, Lutes trausfericd to the Memphis
RESOLUTIONS TO 00 LNTO COMMITTEE. OF TUE WHOL.
By Mr. Mullins: That the House of Representa
tives be declared in committee of tbe whole, to con
sider tbe constitutionality or legality of the seat of
Mr. Cameron, who now claims bis scat in this
House as tbe representative trora the county,' or
Shelby. He would therefore move that the rules
be suspended for the purpose of bringing up tbe
. Mr. Hood thought such a course was altogether
wrong. W by not have the eligibility of the gen
tlemao to his scat first investigated by a committee
Mr. Steele said if any member on this floor wa
inelligible to his scat, he Was decidedly iu fuvor of
having bim ousted, but why not do A by legal and
constitutional means ? Our sister city of Memnh
has seen fit to send Mr. Cameron to represent ber.
He has credentials in his pocket, and if not entitled
to his seat, why not have his ease investigated by
the proper Uommittee.
Mr. Cameron rose and said he stood here the sole
representative of the county of Shelby ; one of the
most truly magnanimous constituencies of the
State. I do not shrink from investigation. There
are no charges against me. No man can any that I
am uqi oonsiuuuoaauy vvcuxt to uia iiougo. .jjj
whole procecdiug is irregular and illegal. ( hare
had my borne in the city of Memphis for the Inst
three years, uentlemen have bold, and now bold
seats on this floor who, it is well known, are not
eligible to such. But because I am politically op
;osed to the majority, 1 am sitiglcd out and my
right to my Beat di puted.
Mr. Richards said he was in favor of Mr. Came
ron or any other member having a fair hearing.
if the susiensiiin ot the rules would deprive luiu
of a fuH hearing he would vote against it.
Pending any action being had on tho subject, the
House adjourned until 1 ocIock.
THK IUUKV AND AH! HAliaaKT RRUOLl 'HONS.
Mr. Steele moved that nil hills and resolutions
reference to tho relief and appraisement of the
peoplu, be referred to a Joint Committee. Adopted,
Chalk and ivory I Heels and shins 1
Sambo's glory now begins 1
Go 'way, white man I You dou't know
How to vote right dat is so.
Yaw, yaw, yawl Yaw, yaw, yaw I
De happiest dry I eber saw I
Whar's de tickets? Fotch 'cm straight I
1 votes early I votes late
1 roles often 1 votes right
l no igoramus white
Man and bruddor equal born
De Maker's image (Iu a horn ) .
10 glory of the risiu' day
Do cullid cuss from Africa!
Oh, kinky, uiinky, stinky, oh I
If dis aiu'tgltry, tell mesa.
, COXFEDERATE MONET.' ' ! ' ; .
' As a matter of curiosity, we cut from a southern
paper the following table, showing me pricun or
the confederate currency in Augusta, On., atva.
rious times from the beginning to the close of the
war. The record was kept by a broker doing bu
siness in that city: ' ' -
1861. Gold Trent. For $1 In Gold.J
January 1 ...........3 December 16.. .....11 00'
July I.......... 10 1864. !!! .. i
October 1 12 January 1-., 21 00
October 15 IS January 15 .....20 00
December 1 2ft February 1 1.20 00
December 15 .....0 February 15.. 00
January 1, ........
, March 1
, 20 March 15,
.....21 April 1 ...
, 25 April 15..
.,...40 May 1
50 Ma- 15 ,..-.18 00
March 15 00 June 1 to July 13.18, 00
April 1 75 Julyl5toAugI5....20 OA
Aprd 15 85 August 15 ,ta4ae). 22 M
May 1 SK September i...w-..20 50
May 15 u.05 September 15.....-2J 50
June 1 95 October 1 -27 00 .
For $1 in Gold. October 15-, ...... .25 00 r
June 15. ..;......'.... .2 00 November .....,..,. 28 00
August l...... 2 20 Novemlwr 15..,.. ...28 00
Septombcr 1 2 50 December 1 .....32 00
.November 1 3 oo uecember 15 3j oo .
1383. ' ' December 31.. 50 0Q
Fibruary 1.. 3 10 - 1865. : . .. - I
March 1 . 3 25 January I. .....,.00 00'
March 15 5 00 January 15.. ..,....,65 00
May 15...; ..ft t)0 February 1..;.. ...... 50 00
Junel.-.. .6 SO Februory 15 ....48 00
June 15. v....7 50 Manh 1;........55 Ou
July 1 8 00 March 15 57 00 .
July 15 10 00 Aprdl..., ,70 00
August 1 .' 14 0 April 15 .r...'.....80: 00
August 15. .15 00 April 20......;...'.t(X OO
September U.... i.l4 00 April. S6.... 204 00 '
September 15. 14 00 April 27.... .,..,..300 AO
October 1 13 00 April 2 I.. ,5(10. 00
October 15 12 50 April 20.. 800 00
November!..-. ....13 00 April 30..........1.0H0 00
November 15u....15 60 May 1.. .l,'JO0 00
On May 1, 1865, the lust actual sale of Confei-
crate notes was made. , . ,, . ,,i
Pstrolxuu is TiNNKSriza. Letters from ChattA-
nooga insist upon It that Tcnuoeseo will take a front
rank amongst the States that furnish petroleum.
They go much into detail about the geographicr.1
formation of the oil bearing territory, the oil strlnrs.
and the rocks that are impregnated with petroleum.
the lennc.-see Jlouutnin Petroleum and Mining
Company, under the Presidency of X. ajor Gcnvnu
Kotusouu, iKiasesses more than titty thotuan acres of
ail land. The letters represent a great oil excite.
ment as prevailing in the neighborhood of Chatta
nooga. Cliicaga Republican.
Taa Frckdhkn's Bimiiau. The Xewt, published
at Jackson, Mississippi, says: '"
" We are authorized to say that President John
son considers the Frecdmen's Bureau an 'incubus
ujMin the rights of the people ; that there is no pro.
vision for lis support; no appropriation tq sunnlri
it; and that it must sooner or later collapse fbr
the waut of funds." ; :
Cf. It is said that an agent, appoiuted for the
puriiose, has purchased lliiity thoiiMiid acres of
land in Texas, for the establishment of a colony uf
Poles. Thl i tract is situated near the town of
Palestine, iu the upper valley of the Trinity. '
y A year of pletuure pa.wt like flontlna
breeze ; but a moment of uiUfortuue. seems ange
uf pain. , . ; ,
t-iiT Thero are 3,500
late census, In Iowa.
uegroes, according to tl
(y A shrewd little fellow, who had Just lu'gan
to read latin, astoiiuuiod the master by the follow
ing translations: " Vir, a man; giu a trap Virgin,
tST If all the world's a stugn, and men aud
women players, where are the audience and orches
tra to come from?
Vrt,13'4 (Kitenls wee li.jsd from the Patent
Oftlro fop the week ending Sept. 26, uiid for the
I week culling Oct. 3, 110 were isturil
HzioiiTto Loak To tux South A loan of front
three to fit e mil I loin has beeu male by the govern.
incut to the routheru hiatus, to be distributed pra
rata for the purchase of agricultural iiuiilenieuU.
id says a diiqattc!i to the New Orients 7ih ut the
1st iiutt. V) s have uut beaid of i'.s being confirms I,
t, Aq liUir sayshi attention was fini draw a
to nuttriutouy by tl.e skillful maimer In whiuh
pretty irk handled a broom, A brother e.lltnf
myt the wanner In which hli vif'c Imm(Ii a l.lM'm
is not vcrv j.lcHint,