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NASHVILLE OTIO$ AND- AMERICAN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 186,
FXUUAT. NOVEE1BEK O, 1B68.
Old paper?, suitable for wrapping, at the
Union asd American office.
Ifcw Advcr.iscmcn . f
The Nashville Commercial 'Insurance
Company gives notice of a dividend of six
per cent, on the capital BtocK, pay&Die on
the 10th inst.
Ycatman, Shields & Co. will sell'to-mor-
rovr, Saturday, a variety of new and second
hand furniture, and two line piano.
The finder of a fine pair of gold specta
cle will be rewarded by leaving them with
a .1. Smith, at his iron store. No. 50
Jacob Thein has an assignee's sale of
boot?, shoes, etc, this morning. A, chance
See Bmkrupt notice. . .
Albert & Seeman, No. 27 Public Square,
have a peremptory trade eale of Boot,
Shoe-, and Dry Goods; also, Ladies Hats,
this morning at 91 o'slock.
Additional Election Returns.
To the Editors of tho Unien and American.
La-vykexceboko, Terin.,Nov. 3, 186S.1
Gents Find below the result of this box:
Ssymour, 13S; Grant, 57; Seymoua
majority 81; Arnell, 144; "Bucfc ; ma
joritv for Arnell 112.
It is thought that Seymour will carry
the county by a Email majority. This is a
reincndous gain for Democracy. Verily,
Lewiskcro, Nov. 4, 18G8. Returns
from this county (Marshall,) all cot in.
Enough is known to say the Democratic
majority in the county will beat least 700
a gain" of 11S0 over the. vote in 1867.
This is the Banner County. A. A. S.
Fayltteville, Nov. 4. The vote at
Fayeltcville is,as follows : Seymour, 116;
Grant, none ; Sheafe, 113 ; Tillman, 1.
Columbia, Nov. 5. Lawrence comity
one hundred majority for Grant; one bun
and twenty-five majority for Arnell.
Tiie cafo of Theodore Muling, charged
with u fraudulent breach of trust, W3S
again continued by Enquire Mathews yes
. John Crowley was again " arraigned be
fore Eqnire Mathews yesterday on the
charge of pawing a 520 counterfeit bill.
The case was withdrawn by the prostcii-
The second match for the champlonfhip
of Davidson county, between the Arlington
and University B. B. C, was played at the
Fair Grounds yesterday evening. Result,
former 24, latter 2S.
Mull Carrier' Ilciiort.
The mail carriers' report for tho month
of October is 83 follows: Mail letters de
livered, 41.S14; drop letlers delivered,
2439; papers delivered, 13.S42 ; mail let
ters collected, 1S.330; drop letters collect
ed, 7C0 ; papers collected, 593.
1'riiMis Graves, colored, was up before
Justice "Wilkinson, yesterday, on a charge
of larceny in stealing $20 from Lucy
Ewing, colored. He was released.
A Tnllilnp Mntcb.
Two well known ladies of this city, who
ironically speaking, have a considerable
stoppage in their speech, proposcat an early
day to get u:. a talking match. Judges and
timers are to be appointed, and a lively
Vie understand that John It. Henry,
State Treasurer, has tendered his resigna
tion to the Governor.
It is also reported lhat Gov. Brownlow
will send in hi3 resignation upon the as
hetnbliog of the Legislature next Monday.
Adultery nud Assault nnd Kattorj-.
George Gillem, colored, and Bettie
Gilleni, his wife, were arrested yesterday,
the former on a charge of assault and bat
tery and the latter on a charge of adultry.
The cafes will bs investigated to-day before
Ijjrccny ot llncon.
Edmund Morton, Charles 'Woodardind
War. Brown, all colored, were arrested last
night charged with stealing bacon to the
valued $9 90 from the store of S. B. Spnr
lock,(on the corner of Broad and College
streets. They will have a hearing this
morning in the Commissioner's Court.
For the information of persons not
otherwise atvaro ol tho fact, it may ho
well enough to remark that the election,
like the war, has ended in General
Grant. It seems that it was not in the
natuic of things for oithor to have had
any other termination, especially as
viewed through the imperfect glasses of
these degenerate limes.
Ladies linen handkerchiefs at 25c. at S
Sick!e?N17 Union Btrect. nov 5 If.
A Peciiliur Waul.
A bachelor friend, who devotes his time
and attention to tho retail sale of calico,
domestic and "edeh lik?," on Market street,
was yesterday nonplussed by n pretty girl
from the country, who inquired for "tlireo
yard3 of Grecian bend." Not having the
article wanted, he felt half inclined to
offer himself, but his modesty got in the
way, and ho simply answered that his
Grecian bend was just out.
New KiihIivIIIo Ilioitrr.
A large and appreciative audience wit
ncsvd the performance at ihe theater last
night, and could not be anything else than
delighted with tho two excellent pieces
To-night Miss NeJIie Girmon will be
the recipient of a complimentary benefit,
on the occasion of the rlosc of her engage
ment here liCt her have a rousing home.
Tlic M. Louli Mutual.
Mr. S. E. Fooe, Stale Agent for tbo St.
Louis Mutual fife Insurance Company,
has appointed J. U. Bond and J. D. Cross
District Agents for tho company, at Nash
ville. They will fill tho vacancy occasion
ed by the resignation of Dr. W. D. F. Siw
ite, who, for the pist thrac years, has act
rd so efficiently end acceptably as tbe lo
. ral agent of the company. The office will
.continue at No. 12, MaxweU Huuee,
Having known these gentlemen from
lx.vhood, and knowing them both as ener
getic and capable, and of Dtrict integrity,
we t ongratulate the coufpany on seenrtng
their Mrricc, and commend them to the
public a worthy of all confidence.
Mik. Bailey, Ordway & Co., have just
put in operation at their warehouse on
Broad ftrret a cotton compress of the Mor
ton patent. The "machine" was put to
work yt-terday by mule power, and found
to cMdlTOH tbe ftaple in fine order. This
firm, we understand will soon put another
in operation by tteaui, when they will be
-We to comrrees with ease five hundred
Lira ner dav. In thin comprefxing colton,
rr!iB a flying of about twenty per cent.
nvinclu the way of drayagr.
Tbo Autumnal Bnramcr. '
The approach of dry, mild' da4, juth !
sunshine and smoko to evenly mixed as to
-.1-1-- -.t.- .4.- .? II
mate neuuer uujccuonaoie, apprises us
that wo are cnterlng-upon Iho ulelightful
period commonly. known as Indian Sum
when forest trees put on their richest
splendors the leaves rustle musically in
me paths ol men, the harvest fielas which
have given up Iheir golden riches are oi-
lent, ana au nature proclaims tne, "year
growing gray." A peculiar hazincs?, thin
and filmy, pervades the air. There is a
peculiar redness of the tky, and the sun at
its going down is uncommonly "tinged
with a ruby gleam," while tho moon, both
at iti rising and going down, is touched
with the same golden fla3h.
In this country, the name ' of Indian
summer is given to the brief period, often
in the latter half of November, or warm
sunny weather, usually preceded by some
days of frosty atmosphere. The origin of
the name is a controverted question. The
first United Stales history that met our
childhood, said that the Indian?, in thei.
improvidence, were in the habit of pro
crastinating the work of gathering their
scanty food for winter till the cold snapo
early November brought them to their
thoughts, and that in the warm weeks suc
ceeding, they did thfcir hunting and gath
eringj and hence, "Indian Summer." The
i New England tradition is, that the lndi
ans believed this season to he caused by
the southwest wind, which prevails at this
period, and which their good divinity.
Contentowit,- who resided in that quatte
sent them as a special blesaing. It has
been sometimes said that the term Indian
was giving to this period because, game
being plenty at the time, and the hazy con
dition of the atmosphere favoring their
near approach to animals unsuspected,
made it a special Indian hunting season;
and it "ib believed that all who have had
experience among the Northern Indians
concur in the general correctness of these
statements. They do hut little hunting
till September and October-; and when
November comes they gather up their corn,
rice, and meat, and start on their winter
hunt into tho forfsts. Ak these Indians
at any time of the year when they are going
to their hunting grounds, and they will
say, "When the Great Spirit sends us our
fall cummer," which they universally be
lieve sent after the cold fall rains for ihcir
Indian summer is observed in nearly all
the countries of Europe and Asia, as well
as of Americj, and known variously as
"St. Martin's summer," "the latter sum
mer," 'Vccond summer," "after heat,"
"summer close," and nnder name.? all sig
nificant of tho nature of the season, and
differing only by reason of the diverse
idioms of the various languages in which
the same idea is expressed. We will re
mark, however, that the season not only
rnrlpfl in different countries, but in this
countrv is much more marked inland than
on the seacoast.
Tho emoky appearance of the atmos
phere is attributed by some to a fub
vapoious condition of tbe lower stratum of
the air which is alleged to exist at this
period, while others controvert the fact of
the moist state of the air, as well as the in
ference deduced, and refer the haziness to
. . i .1 f 1 -L
actual smote, prouucea uy me nres wmcu
B0 largely prevail at this season of the year,
especially where forests abound. " It is
attiirmed lhat the rednesi of the iky once
so marked in the New England summer
has largely disappeared a the country has
become settled, and the forest fire3 have
ceased to extensively pievail, in support of
Tim llpeil increase of temperature du
ring Indian summer is also denied, and
the meteorological observations are pro
duced to show lhat the temperature of No
vember is actually lower than lhat of Oc
tober. On the theory, however, that the
Indian snmmer is warmer than the weeks
that usher it in, the hypothesis of released
heat in the Artie region is used to form a
very interesting, if not entirely aatufactory
expUuation in Ihis coneclion.
There is a continuous tide oi heated air
arizing from the torrid zone, and flowing
North and South. Durinc the Beason of
congelation in the Arctic zone there ia like-
wise a tide of heated air tiding from the North
Polar Sea, and flawing towards the torrid
zone. These two currents meeiauoui mm
m. . . .1 L . t.l
way in the temperate zsne, near the forly
fifih parallel of North latitude, and in the
colliion the warm, condened current in
some measure descends. This afford
solution in same measure of the warmth,
as well as of the calnine, the aoflce, and
the drvneis of the air of Indian fummrr
There is on exhibition, at the l'osloffice
Department at Washington, an improved
street letter box, the patent of Mr. J. W.
Smith, which has been manufactured by
Mr. C. Schneider, of that city, and which
meets the want, not only in tliiit particular,
but in others. The opening is eight by
four inches big enough to receive tbe
larccst envelone-i and newspapers. This
opening is covered by a lid so coutrived
that when it is raited a cylinder is presented
The letter or newspaper is then deposited,
and fills on the bottom of this cylinder.
Whrn the lid isshut down asain, the cyl
inder revolves until the opening is down
ward, when its contents fill into the letter
box. Of course, whenever the lid is raised
the turning of the cylinder cuU of any
communication with the receptacle below,
so that while packages can be deposited.
none can be abstracted. The letter-box
bears upon its front a dial or clock ficc,
dfith hands. The carrier, when removing
the contents of the box, sets (he hands to
tho hour when he will next call for tin
mail, and thus every one ciu see sit wha
hour the letters or papers he deposits will
be called for.
KJitors ol the Union and American.
'You will oblige mo very much if yo
will state that it wan not my intention t
have it appear that 1 was the specia
traveling agent for the Naihville Life In
euranre Company, in having the specia
nstiee inserted in Sunday morningV isme ;
for 1 didaim having such a connection
with paid company, though I have been
soliciting ftich a ponlion anil hail received
permission from the Secretary, Mr. Hoyte,
to solicit the Uking out of policies for the
Nashville Life Insurance Company, with
the view of testing the nieces of my ifiurln
before so resout!iblc a position chould l
assigned me. I hope your cense of justice
will prompt you to insert tins, as i am
confident it will, since you are gentlemen,
and it was a misunderstanding of Mr.
Hoyte which caused yon to say what you
did in this morning'") issue iu connection
with my name under the head of Bogui.
( Respectfully, W. E. Embuy.
An iriieiny I" Your Mouth.
Uo not pat an enemy in your mouth to
teal awav vour teeth. Beware of destruc
tive tooth washes and tooth powders, many
of which are bare imitations of Sozodont.
Insure' : life lesse of sound teeth and fra
grant breath, liy adopting the fragrant Soz
odont. "Spalding's Glue," a handy little thing
about the house, menu everytning.
AltacaS, Poplins, Merinos at greatly
reduced prices at S. Sickles, 17 Union
street. nov 0-tf.
TJlE isjokction case.
Decision of Chancellor ShacliolforU
Tflio Mayor nud four Aldermen En
joined from Kcccivms niunry.
We print below tne uecision or uancei-
lor Shackelford in the injunction case of
. . .. . -j aij 1
ihornnerg . me jur uuu A uu. - -
of the city of Nashville, granting toe 2
prayer of tho injunction as to tne mayor
nnd four Aldermen on the ground ot
. . .
lnclcot property quaiincauoo, auu 7.
ing them from receiving any salary until
the case is decided.
KiaioofTennessoeand tho relations of H. 11.
iuornuurg, coiicuuns, r. a. a.. " i
: . ... i : . . i.- 1Mb. nni I . .
This bill has been filed by the relators
against the- defendants in which it is
averred on the 23th. of September, 186S, an
election waslield in the city of Nashville
fnr vnr nnti A nermen 01 mc ciiv. xuc I
l;ii xIIpps thnt Alden claims to be elected
iio W-iinr. liffa no real estate of the value I
of $500 which by law he is required to
own in his own right, lhat six oi me
oiiH Aldermen to Wit
V. U. ivinncf,
John MnGavock. P. T. Covle and H. D.
RiinM have no real estate. Auai n. u.
Grant and A. D. Ollerson, ciaim to be ine.
owners of a strip of land which was trans
ferred to them with a view to make them
eligible to the office. The bill further
W.J. Murnhr. William Wright,
H. G. Thayer, B. S. Gains, J. H. Summer,
Henry Jolly, Wiley Duke, Squire Pain,
William Gray, Randall Brown and J. W.
Johnson were elected councilmen, and
tlmt thev have no real estate as re-
nnired bv law and that their offices
are vacant and should be filled by the par
ties who secured the highest number of
votes. The bill further charges thai some
timo before the election Hopkins, who was
rsindidale and Commissioner of Regis
tration, had procured large numbers ol
colored mcn to ba brought into the city
from vanom places; that he, with con
sent and knowledge of the other candi
dates, caused certificates to be hsued and
nntin ihe hands ot iniru-parues to oe us
livered to foreign voters ; thit ho discarded
the rule prescribed in the franchise law in
issuing certificates, and issued to Alden
. . - i l . TM
men nut reiusea to issue luem io xuum
).nri men. and on the. day of election
mmv certificates were in the hands of
tliinl neraons: that many young men were
refused certificates that wero entitled to
them because they were for Thornburg ;
that, by the aid of the Commissioaer of
- ..I, -1 1 i ,
Kegistration, eeverai nunureu megai vuies
were cast, together with the certificates
illeTnllv issued, would have changed the
result and elected the relators. Other
causes showing illegality in the election
are also set out in the bill. That by reason
of these frauds the government of the
p',tv lias nasscd into the hands of persons
whoare ineligible and who are exceedingly
offensive to the whole neonle. That among
the old cit izens and business men of the
city the Alden administration with us
rninnna financial nolicv for another year
will bankrupt the city, ruin its credit;and
paralyze all business. That the Mayor,
A Mermen and Common Council were
sworn in one after another after a notice to
contest the election, etc. The hill prays
tho defendants be removed from oihe
which they claim by virtue of said elec
ilnn That Alden b9 enioined from re
ceiving salary until the questions involved
To this bill the defendants demurred and
assigned many other catws of demurrer;
Here follows the demurrer submitted
by the defenee, and already published,
when the bill of injunction v.as argued.
It follows from this section of the Code
that this court has no jurisdiction to try
the validity of the election held for the
MayorAldermen and Common Csuncil on
ihe -23th of September. 1S6S. consequently
it is unnecessary to reconsider that part of
the bill which alleges aid charges the
election was illegally holden. It is true,
that fraud, in a legal sense, vitiates all
traasaclions into which it enters, but that
mint he innuired into in the form pre-
fented by law, by express provision of the
Btatute, this court is precluded from en
tering into the consideration oi the ques
tion. By section 16 of the act passed
18th of February, 1S5S, it is expressly pro
vided that each Board of tho City Council
shall have authority to decide ultimate! y
upon all questions relative to thequaiihca
tions, election and returns of its members.
This section of the act confers the jurisdic
tion upon the City Council, and it follows
therefore that this court cannot enquire
into the legality of the election, and upon
that branch of the bill the demurrer mut
bs allowed. By section 14 of the act passed
ISth of February. 1S3S, the Mayor shall bi
elected by the qualified voters of said city,
and shall hold his oiiiee lor one year ar.u
until his successor shall have been elected
ami qualified, -and no person nhall be
flexible to the office of Mayor who is not a
citizen of the State of lenne3ace, and who
has not baen a citizen of the city of Nash
ville immediately preceding his election,
and iu possession of a freehold estate in
said city of at least the value of $500,
though he at any lime aiter nis election re
main bevond the limits or cease to he such
freeholder, he shall thereby yacitc
his said office. Section 13 of said act
nrovides that no person shall be eligible to
either the office of Alderman or Council-
men unless he be a citizsn of Nashville, a
ooiia fide citizen of the city and a free
holder in the ward in which he is elected.
Any Alderman or member of the council
after the election, removing from or ceas
ing to possess a freehold estate in his ward
hall thereby vacate his office. It is in-
tsisted for the defedants thee provisions of
the act of ISth of l-ebruary, lisjb, are re
pealed bv the provisions of the sixth sec
tion of the act passed March 23, 1800.
That was au act to amend section 337 of the
Code, giving the right to elect two Justices
of the Peace for each ward.
Section 3 of taid act provides that terri
tory adioir.inc the city of Nashville may
be added thereto and included in tbe cor
porate limits thereof, providing tor laying
it off upon petition of the citizens and
submitting it to the Mayor and Aldermen
and Council, and if they consent and a
majority of the citizens, men it snail ne
come a part of the city of (Nashville to
test thi- an election is to be held.
Section 5 of said act provides that at
tbe next annual election Tor Mayor, Alder
men and Council, the voteri who aro in
firnr (!f aaid election of said officers fur
ihn term of two years, shall put the term
of office for two "years on that ticket, and if
a majority of all the vote polled snail nc
iu favor ol the election m sat'i oiucer ior
n tfrm of two years, then and thereafter
i he charter of the city of Nashville
shall lie bo amended, and said
election ehall he held accordingly, and
iherenfier the nullification of Mayor, Al-
temirn. and Common Council shall bo
citizenship and rcidenro in the city of
Nashville Ijr to whoti years, next pr.--cedin"
tlie eltction. and no others. Upoi;
an examination of this Act, it is trident
the Legislature did not design or intend to
rene.al the law rcnniring a trochoid inter
est in the Mayor and Aldermen, unless
the provision of the Act was accepted, ex
tending the time of holding office to two
years. If so, why uo tne woru3 men anu
ilierenfter. evidently intending, upon that
adoption and amendment of the charier
bhould depend upon ihe extending of the
term for which they should hold office for
two vear-. lhat not having been
adopted the Act is net in force, con-
nrnnentlv it is requieilo under the
nrovisions of lha law the Mayor shouh
own a real c-ta!e of the value of SoOO, an
the Aldermen and Connrilmen should also
own real estate. The bill alleges they do
not own the real i state required hy law
io of them are also alleged to own
Hiuull purchase, transferred on the day a
the election. The demurrer filed admit.
ihe .allegations of the bill, consequently 1
must consider the facts presented under the
provisions of the law referred to. liioy
are not entitled to hold the oliice and must
he regarded n usurpers, 3.id the relators
hml the ri"ht uuder the provisions of sec
tion 3411 to til? this hill. They not hav
imr the real estate required by the law, are
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usurpers ol tuc ouice, anu mis conn iia
iko rii-ht to eiiioiu them in th me and
emolument of tho office. The demurrer
I.e allowed as to E. A- Alden and the
rnr Alilernicii whom it is averred
l.., not leal estate. The two
whom it is alled-el are pleased of
m.n rol estate are in the provisions o
the law, and as to them the demurrer will
-ri. Cnimmlmon not having the real cs
late required by law, the demurrer will be
disallowed. It does not appear lrom the
bill, except, inferentially, who was the
Mayor for the year ito,"
provisions of the law me jiayor
. i.;.,.n.uanr mlnlv electcu an
qualified. The Court must look to the
facts presented by the bill. The demurrer
..i,,,:! fipta m he true as related. It
fnllnw therefore, that E. A. Alden and the
four Aldermen stated in the bill, .and. the
Common Councilmen not bavins Teal es
tato as nrovided bv law. their offices are
fnrfoilpn and vacated, and are usurpers
within the, meaning ot tne law ana
this Court has tho jurisdiction to enjuin
them from receivine tho emoluments, psr-
- - v . furtherdiBCharRe
the duties, but this court ha3 no au-
thonty to place any one oi ine compiam-
ants in tne oinces vacaieu. w
of the Aldermen and Councilmen to see
. but enona qnalified byiaw
Bhoujd fiii th0 gCveral offices. They having
failed to do bo, this court ha3 jurisdiction
under the Btatute reierreu to, to enjoin
mose not quanueu iroiu uistuiirgiiii.
. i f- i F i .... t V.
,ln!i Tl follown therefofo that 1. A.
Alden, the four Aldermen and Council-
mcn who are alleged in the bill to navo no
reai estate, will be enjoined from receiving
any palarv or perquisites of office until the
fnmini in oi lue answers ui 1110 ucicuuamn.
An Ininnction will therefore issue. The
lefe'idftnls will have time to -answer,
Other questions have been discmsed, but
jn the view taken uy tne court, 11 is un
necessary to express anyiopinion,
A noWe pros was entered in the following
cases yesterday: United States vs. beo,
Bostose, E. D. White, Cieve Cantrell, Thos,
United States vs. R.'W. Gray, acquited
United States V3 W- A. Qoolsby, fined
$40. . - ---'
The case of the United States vs. tbe fol
lowing persons were continued: Jno,
Divis. Georce Birker. Wm. Steed and
Jno. N. Hession.
The case of United , States vs. John
Sweeney, is in the hands of the jury.
John Kills, charged with forging $70,-
000 iu vouchers, was sentenced to .the
county jail for twelve months.
J. B. Winston, assault and battery, fined
$5 and costs.
Harriett Campbell, uing language cal
culated to provoke a breach of peace, fined
$5 and costs.
T. II. Wilson and B. F.Jordan, attempt
ing to pass counterfeit mouey ; turned over
ThoEas Tigh, drunkenness; fined $5
Littleton McCauley, assault and battery
on a child ; discharged.
Zidoc Wood, drunk and lying on the
street ; fined S3 and costs.j
The docket wascalled through yesterday.
The case of Kelly r. Jackson, action of
debt. Jury empanelled and case will be
investigated on Monday.
Received S10.000 worth of drygocds
Blankets, bhrwls and Uoafcp, lrom a hanK
rupt eale, which will be sold very low at
Chas. RicnnEiMEit & Co.,
r.o4 if 46 College street.
Attempt tol'ass Counterfeit Money.
B. F. Jordan and T. H. Nixon, who
were arrested on Wednesday on a charge
of attempting to pass a counterfeit one hun
dred dollar bill on D. Doud, a conductor
on the Nashville and Decatur railroad, and
at several other places, were arraigned be.
fore Eiquire Mathews. Tho rudder of the
boat on the bill should ba white instead of
black, and in another place the word
maintain" is spelled " mainiain. ' One
represented himself as a constable in Ml.
Pleasant. The case was continued until
November 7tb at 10 o'clock, inrder 'al
ow them sufficient time to .rocure evi
dence. They were committed to jiil in
default of 51000 security.
General J.imc P. Brownlow was in the
citv vealerdav. bavin int returned from
the peaceful shores of the Pacific.
Major M. V. Ingram, of the Robertson
lUg'uler, honored nswith a visit yesterday.
He reports peace aud plenty from Spring-
Geld to Blackjack, and the land flowing
with milk, honey and yood whisky.
Key. James It. Plummer left on the
steamer A. Biker, yesterday, for Clarke-
ille. He 'h the stationed preacher at
lhat point for the coming year.
John K. Henry, Slate Treasurer, re
turned yesterday from Knoxville.
John B. Carris, member of Congress
from Alabama, was in tbe city yesterday.
The cour met yesterday and allowed
A communication was received from tbe
pesthcuse committee stating that Y. S.
Candcn, one of the commissioners, had
resigned. M. B Kockcl was tlectid to
fill the vacancy.
B oard adjourned until Monday.
Academy of Music
Another brilliant hou?e last night, and
an excellent performance. The manage
ment is making extensive preparations for
the reception of the great mimic, Harry
Robinson, who will shortly appear in bis
grand protean characteristic scene, during
which he assumes ten different characters
and sinai ten original songs. He will also
introduce in the play the wonderful me
chanical donkey. Due notice will be given
of his arrival.
An Instance of Parental Cnre.
.Mr. John T. Gordon, a worthy citizen of
F.iyetteville, Tennessee, who died a few
days since, held an insurance policy on his
life amounting to S2500 from the Widow
and Orphan Fund Ineurance Company of
this city, which sum has been paid over to
the widow of the deceased. ' The wisdom
of this particular instance of life insurance
will be the nfbre readily appreciated when
it is Muted that Mr. Gordon, left nine cliil-
ilren d. mourn his lov. eight ot whom are
A couple of mammoth summer turuips,
grown by our fiiend J. V. Peaningtun, of
this county, came to in yesterday. Tliey
are tbo largest we have ever seen. Wc
have tent one to our friend J. W. Moore,
df Cullcoka, ai a premium to that precinct
for it vote on Tuesdav. The other wo will
send to some other equally good Demo
A lilt; Loan.
We heard yesterday that the Louisville
and Nashville ltiilroad Company had ne
gotiated the loan of an immense cum of
money about 8,000,000 to that corpo-
rutioii. The disposition to be made of this
amount is understood to bo the purchase
by the Louisville and Nashville of smaller
r-tilrnnil nnrnnrilionfl. with the vietV of
consolidating and further completing thiir
An exciting runaway occurred on Broad
street yesterdav morning- A horse at
tached to an cild phabby buggy took fright
and ran as lar as HiRh street, when, at
tempting to turn dosvn the street, the
wheels collided with lamp-post, tearing
them off and breakinc the shafts. Tho
occupant, a . young man from Williamson
county, had bis band bruised, but eua
tained no other damage.
On Sunday last, at Hickm ui, Ky , a lit
tie boii of II. T. Gardner, conductor on tie
Nashville and NoithwtBteiu railroad, Ml
from a !wiii!,', his bead striking tbe
ground, fracturing bis skull, and from the
effects of which he died in ft few hours.
Funs! Funs! CiiEAr, Cheap. Another
larire consignment just received at W. A.
Dwycts, No. 35 Public Square. Beautiful
fets fur children only $4: sets for ladies
SC. Call and see them. ncl-tf.
A Postmaster Arrested on. tbo Charge
.of Hobblng; tbo JIalls.
II. C. Eastwood, formerly Postmaster at
Smeedsville, Dixon county, was brought
to this cily yesterday under arrest upon the
charge of robbing the mails, in abstracting
money fiom letters. He was turned over
to the United Stales Marshal, and as the
case will undergo investigation before the
United Stales Commissioner, we refrain
from giving particulars.
Don't forcet to examine our second
purchase of (an, which we sell cheaper
than any nonse in tne cuy.
UHAS. KlCnHEIMEK x lyo.,
no4-lf 46 College street.
TnE best Empress cloth for 75c a yard
at S. Sickles, 17 Union street, nov 5-tr:
Wn hnvn nnn nr torn trnnd iob prtBSeS for
sale, which can be had at at a bargain, by
application at tho office of the unioh aud
Figured Alpaca at 22Jc a
yard at S.
Sickles, 17 Union street.
A ilptnrhment nf the 5th Cavalry, met
three hundred Indian warriors near Fort
Havej. nnd drove them several miles,
killing ten and capturing 3evenW horses.
The Indiana nlan abandoned their lodges
and buffalo robes. General Larr, at last
.accounts w3 still in pursuit. Ihey had
over 3W.O0O head of stock wiiii mem, anu
their trail was easily found.
On Thursday evenins, the 5th iast-. at tho
residence of tho hrido's father, by Kev. V. 6.
Fall, Ricflino (Jeiffix to AlkxiseS. McCuea
U of this city.
May the anticipations of happiness that havo
illumined their jouls and cheered th eir hearts.
bo sweetly realized in tho consummation of tho
dearest interest of life. May thoir days bo tran-
nuil.nnd their baraue glide down aa easy cur
reatwithottt a tijjplo. save tbo wave ofeladnesi,
and no mariner savo the sweet whuper of love.
On the same evening, F.B. HivitTOS to Mrss
Lahea S. IIoorKK all of this city.
May lovo's unbroken chain ever bind their
hearts in sweetest unison, and pleasure 1 cup
e'er yield to them its richest blessings,
"ittay lovo's sweetest, loveliest flowers,
Kver round your pathway bloom.
And hope, and ioy, and happiness.
At the residence of Malachsy McCorinaek,
197 Spruce street, Mas. Catherine McCok
UAcr, tho mother of Michael and Mala-hey
MeCormack. asei seventy-two years.
The funeral will tako place on rnday. at 10
o'clock a. u. Tho friends and acquaintances ot
tho family aro roipectfully invited to attend
Tha hiehest market price will be paid in cash
for Ton Thousand riour Barrels, at tho
Jackson Mills, Pouth Market street.
nov51m JOHN J- McCANW.
Banner and Springfield Register copy.
Fresli ArriviUH of FacC7 Groceries, cannod
Hoods. Pickle3. Sauce?, Preserves, etc., etc, for
talo cheap, by J. H- O ConnelPi Co., St. Cloud
Oysters. Fre3h Kotfolk," "Baltimore,"
and "Lynnhaven" liay Oysters, in cans ana
VeM.-for silo low, at J- II. 0 'Council 4 tos
Church street. St. Cloud buildin?. novl tf
Whiteinan Bros, pay 5 cents per pound, and
have been paying it lor weeks past.
ITiRRINO BUT NOBLE. SELF HELP FOR
li youne men who havo erred, desire a better
manhood. Sent in sealed letter envelopes, free
of charge. If benefitted return tho postage-. Ad
dress. l'HILANTlIROS. Box P., Philadelphia,
llalcIioIor'H nnlr 1tc. Thi splendid
llair Dye is the best In tho world. The only
true and pr rftct Due harmless, reliable, jnstan-
taaoous. No disappointment. 10 nuicuious
tints- Natural black or brown. Romedios the
ill effects of had Dun. Invieoratcs tho hair.
leaving it soft and beautiful. Tho Genuine H
signed WiViuM A. Ilatchelor. All otners are
mere imitations, nnd should he avoided. ooia
by all Druss'uti and Pcriumers. factory bl liar
clay street. New York. rpr23 ly.
ExtrnNpeclnl Xotlco. lleware ol woun-
lerfeits! Smith's Tome Syrup has neen coun
terfeited, and the counterfeiter brought to grief.
SMITH'S TOXIC STKUf.
Tho cenuitio article must have Dr. John
Bull's private stamp on cich bottle. Dr. John
Ball only has the right t manufacture and sell
the original John Smith's fonio Syrup, of Lou
isville, Kentucky. Examine well tho label on
each bottle. If my rrivitc stamp is not on the
bottle, do not purchase, -r you will be deceived,
See my column advertisement, and my show
card. I will prosecute anyone infringing on
my right- The genuine Smith's Tonic Syrup
can bo prepared only by myself.
The public - nrrvant,
DR. JOHN BULL.
LocisviLin. Ky. tf
Property Holders should never be
without a Fire Policy in the old, well
tried, and Eeliablc State Insurance
Company of Nashville.
NEW NASHVILLE THEATER.
BOWLES. & CO . .Manager?.
Coinpllinciilnry Tclinioninl ilenetit
MISS NELLIE GERMOJM,
BY TIIK CITIZENS OF NASHVILLE.
MIt. llOBBRT OHX8 TUA ,
In Two Characters.
FRIDAY EVENING, NuVEMBER Cm.
Will bo Produced
Or the School in an Uproar
To conclude w uh
4r Hie Wood for IVolIiiug.
The performance will c mn ence with
Kiitiierine and Pctnicliio.
GRAND FAMILY MATINEE
Every Saturday, commencing at 2 o'clock.
ADMISSION FIFTY CENTS
CHILDREN. TlVEXI'l FIVE CENlh-
irilllE, MAIS1NK, HUM. AND IVI.AND
I? Tran Morutlon uuus taken at einitablB
Oiaoe Docond Natlancl BauVc llutldtos
J!BVI3sei I'ahlv a.Uuited and promptly
n r-1-1 u it; a-s. ..
JOHN I.UMSUKS, President.
II- S. rUEXCII.Vice President.
.lOrfKl'H NASlI, Secretary.
His Brow was Furrow'd and His
Eyes were Dim.
His htow was furrow'd nnd his eyes were dim.
His held was bent as if in pensive tbcmtiht,
Hit hat was shabby, and no doubt to him
ltecurr d the tioirt whoa that same hat was
Hut meditations suuh as these can't heal
A broken eAojiem-j-, or a cranium sore,
Ur giro such ease as only those cm feel
Who jet their nATB from
WAIN. WALKER'S etore.
Ilnlu. rur- ami Umbrellas
MEN OF TLE PEHIOD.
A rcmintile Blast Against tbo ritcrncr
A lady writer contributco tho following
to Harper's Bazar :
I have been thinking for a Icng time of
writing to you on a Bubject so very naar
to my heart; forl helicyo w,hen wo'ihave
thoughts that clamor for "expression j and
yet aro too secret to bo mentioned even to
nearest and dearest, we are expected to
tell them to tho newspapers ; and for my
part it is such a strango thing for mo to
have thoughts at all, that I am anxious to
display them lo tho world as 'quickly 23
l am not sure, alter all, that mine arc
thoughts, but only feelings. I leave it to
yqu to decide. 1 honestly confess that,
as 1 have had a pretty good timo in my
life lor twenty years or so os demoiselle,
Inm not unwilling to lodk .forward Jo nil
sweet uuicnomo 01 my own, wim a prei
ty library, a nice conservatory, anu va
rious notions I will not stop" to talk about
now, all preceded by tho sweetest trous
seau a doting mother could give her
daughter out of a limited income. But
dear mamma is nothing of a manager,
and it cosfs a great deal to cet married
.nowadays, when men aro so fearfully in
uoienc anu ruinously extravagant, anu
our people around hero are; pot million-
aires.- Sol really do not know-what I am
to do unless you will bctnend mo
with a little advice'' 'arid s'omo informa
tion. I know a great many excellent young
gentlemen, whom I am vory sure I could
bring to mylfeet (that's the story writing
Dhrdso isn't it?) with a word; but aa Dr-
Holmes' John pathetically remarks, "Mar
riago isn't for them," No sensible girl 0S Cinci
could think for a moment of trusting her I
future in their hands unless sho has a mil.
lion or two a year oi per.own ; wuen pcu- i
pio UBU..,W BVu .uuw-,.
1- 1 iUn-r. frhnmanlT-Aa tin 1
to any nusuruny tuey wish, nuukiucn
cigars, their pipes, their clubs, theif Utter
ignorance Ol ail aomcsuo auairs, uie men
nnw.adnva. thoush'verv nleasing Visitors I
and. charming JTcanx, ara deplorably un-
suitcu ior Huso-anus. iii j i t j
a wonacrtui woman; couia cook ami spin
and make cheese as easily as you could
dance the calloD. went five times to church
.r. c..n,l. nil nnrnr cntx-n railroad. I
u uuuu.,, .- -
readadozon newsnanera or heard of tho
Atlantic cable in her hie; onopt tne wo
men of tho past era, whom all good people
now deplore well, l havo otton nearu
mv srand-mothcr sav that mv grand
father when ha was a young man sawed
his own wood, put in his own coal, carrica
his own bundles mended his own lences,
and with his own hands builthis own log
cabin ; if ho had been travelling ho would
have wheeled his own trunk to the station.
If wo only had such men nowadays!
If wo had, then good, pleasant, -well-bred
girls would not havo to sigh in single
blessedness for want of millions, billions
and trilliors to support matrimony with.
But tho good old days aro gone, Xowu
days, if one's coy lip3 do let slip tho
frightened yes, such an array of tailor's
bills, and porter's bills, and carpenter's
bills, nnd tho man that puts in the winter
fuel bills, and all that sort of thing, arise
beforo ono'a oyes that indeed, even though
he pays them, ono is really staggered,
for how is one to keep up appearances,
havo pretty bonnets, and pay thodrcs3
maker, let her sew and turn and econo
mize her best, when she 13 yoked to so
useless a mate ? I am sure that I need
not enlarge upon this test wo women
have all heard somcthinglikcitever Bince
we were as tall aa a cookery book. It is
"tho beam in their own eye" which our
young men do not cem even to dream of.
If you should chance to know any hand..
Rome, hinh-born. hitih-brcd, youn'g tren-
tlcman of uncxccDtional habits, who
dresses in the best material and in perfect
tnaio ( r nin not fastidious, but I have
ncrve3) holds a high position in the best
society, reads Latin, Greek and Hebrew,
and speaks all the modern languages uu
cntlv. whohas.in short, all tho modern ac
coiuplishmcnts and u thorough education
(nt fiunerficial ematterin of this, that
and tho other for mo) with a perfect
knowlcdco of all the arts and sciences
who never stepped on a lady's dres?, nor
made a social blunder , who can saw
wood, bring water from the well, and who
is in fact a first-class carpenter, farmer,
coal beaver, coachman, mason, picture
hanger, nasrfittcr and plumber, besides
his regular profession ; who never has his
collar rumnlcd or his hands hnrd or soiled,
whatever he isdoint; if you know such a
one, frngal, industrious, inteliectnal and
good tempered, 1 should like well to know
and be supported by him. For I am not
exacting. I believe in hnmoring a hus
band when ho knows his place, and re
ligiously tries to save all the money ho
can to pay his wife's wants; and I nra
not one of those who would insist on his
never Finoking a cigar, or onco in awhile,
when I haven't any one else to take me,
going to tho opera with me, or foradrivo,
lor wc arc a provincial people, and d not
often hear a genuine song bird.
What do you think about it ? Won't
you speak aluut it to some of those
modest young gentlemen who require
that tho woman they marry shall not be
out of her teens, shall be simple as a
dove, gay as a linnet, fresh as a morning
glory, wise as Cornelia, discreet as Su
sannah, a superb musician, n first-class
cook, a belle of the first water, a house
keeper of more than Napoleonic talent,
a brilliant conversationalist, and a neat
chambcrraad and nursery governess, and
with the most profound respect and hum
ble submission to her natural lord and
A FJtEU COUA'THY
Jim Johnson, a colored man who lives
at the Lamar House, on yesterday exer
cised the right of a free man and voted
for Judge Honk, for which the Eadical no
groQ3 SiO-callcd set upon him and bent
him severely. This is a specimen of
Brownlow. freedom. It is an illustration
of tho character of government the
Brownlow party would inaugurate, had
they tho power.
It is au instanco only where despotism
would reign. It is an outrage upon the
rights of the citizen?, it is contrary to
every principle ol liberty, of thought, and
freedom of speech.
And ho who attempta toeustain such
conduct, will sooner or later find that lie
must go down. Now free men of Ten
ncsso, has it come to tins, that a freo man
cannot voto for whom he pleases, without
being set upou by a mob? Must Brown
low have a star ch.imber establishuisnt ?
And must a raobgnmpol overy man to vole
as thoy please?
Freemen of Tennessee, are we, the peo
ple, to submit to the dictations of unwise
mid incspprienccd leader?, who will rob
us of our liberty ? Can n Kepublic exist,
and mcn.ba thus beaten? Had this man
cast his'i vote for Maynard, no' violence
would liave been offered him; yet he was
asailed, ho was beaten, and all manner
of evil done to him, because ho voted for
Houk. "We submit whether this in con
sistent with the principles of Republican
ism ? It shows the meanness of the May
nard party Knoxrille Pre"; and Her
ald Vot". 4.
A Kino ik Parliament. The ex-Kinc
of Hanover, a grandson of George III., of
Great Britain, intends, it is stated, to taite
his seat in the English House of Lords, un
der bis title of Duke of Cumberland. A
curiuiis rjiieplion has been rawed whether
the royal marriage net, which piovided
that, witliont the cou?ent of tho crown.no
lUarci.il.-ir.t of Gpon-8 IL should contract
matrimony, affects the family relntions of
this thro'nelesi King. Eight sovereigns
were l.resent at the marriage (in 1S43) of
1 t 1.1 1-
the i-x-Kingof Jlanover, ami u tvouiu ub
m.,i-Mn r ripr a i tne narane oi iub
occasion, tho ceremony was invalid, and if
tin. ninrneil hereditary Prince Ernest Au
guatiH hai no title to his rank or his poe-
Kesions in England.
For? fillro, St. toiils, MiuipTits mul
!,- P. Hnn. Clerlr. will8-
icavess aboveon SATURDAY, the 7th inst.
at 1 o'clock r- u.
For Ireieht or nas.f.nra apply on hoard. r to
41 nnd42 Front street.
IMRUIrfON & SON.
novC "t W. A. PEEBLES. AeenU.
For Niiiltlilaml mil F.vniisvllte.
rpllE FINE STEAMEK I'aiiny
X. I5raiiiu-i. Capt. IIeskt Mil- LsjfeiKS?
yp Mister KlTT Kodd, Clerk, will AhuaMafi
leave above on SATUUDAY. tho 7th inst.
at 12 m. ,ii..
For freight or passage apply op board, or to
nov62t II ARKISOX fc tON, Agents.
RI ATflllVi AT QAVriMrC Tft P"3e an1 " 'n consequence of almost uc
ISfi.1 lUJ.Mri.li Oii V UU. nT.Aar,,.A i:t,. ,,n-u, ; all the centers
T. S. MAUB.Prej. L. Q. TAEB0S, Cash. of
Deposits received. Loans negotiated.
Interest Allowed on Deposits.
B aj in 033 transacted
FINANCE ASD TBADE.
CKITKn BVITES) AND OTUSS 8KCCBITI 13.
V-ais, 1st series -..l(B
R -w , ..; im
5 - 203. 3d series.-... ICO
Coudoiis .. 82
Louisville Nashville R. R. Stock. . 63
Tar KeotrrU 20
Noshvilto Chattanooga R. IU Stock 5
nasavnto and caattanoog 11. u. isonos... w
McmphU and Charleston It- It. Stock... 4s
Planters' Bank Stock 12
Union Bank Stock.... . 12
Nashville Corporation Checks EO
" " Bonds ( Id)- 65
" " (new. 52
South Nashville Street It. K, Stock.... 5
llridno Stock Iuu
County Coupons-. 95
w arrants. . yo
" Co.Bontls issued LouijvilleR.R 82
other roads . 71
Jlontrromerv Countr Honda. 55
Kost Tennessee and Virginia R.R. indors'd CO
QaM 132!$ ..133K
silver.--.. ..izi i3i
DOMESTIC AND TOBIION EXCHANGE.
un tionaon anu XiiTcrpooi so (h perpouno.
ua Dublin ................ ... o bo
vm numuurja ........... U C
on Berlin.- IKirer thaler.
on Frankfort . CO " euilder
;Ve wad0 ura, to our
customers with ltevcnuo Stamm at the follow-
jac low rates, discount payacio in stamps, vii :
6a purchases of Saiormore-2 per cent, dia
0n 'puhes of $.500 or more4M "
On purchases of S1000 or more--4J4
All orders muat beaccomnanled by themonoy
nr,hk fllr tho .monnt. f-t-.mD3 will ho sent
by man or express, as directed-
40s. War of 1812
bOs.AVar of 1812
1203, War of 1812
120s,not War of 1812.-
160s, War of 1812
150s, not War of 1512...
TXNSI33ZE. 1 SOCra CAEOLISA.
Bank of Tennessee, old i
Planters' and Me
issue ..... ,a
Planters Bank par!
Union Bank -par
Union Bank Cert's par
chanics' Bank IS
Stats Bank 03
Southwestern R. IU 23
li l. of Chattanooga, IX
Bank of Commerce, par
Bank of Knoxville, 65
Bank of Memphis 95
Union Bank 80
fisnk of Mobile. 'JO
B'k of Montcomery. 50
B'k ofMiddlo'Xenn, 95
Bank of Selma 23
Bank of Paris - par Central Bank 02
Bank of the Union, par, Commercial Bank C5
B'k of WestTcnn- 30
Eastern Bank 50
Buck's Bank par !
City Bank tS ,
Commercial Bank 23 i
Northern Bank 30
Southern Bank- M
Merchants' Back Dar 1
Central R. R. BV .. t
Northern Bank par 1
OcoeoBank 12 I
Southern Bank 10
Ueonria Railroad St
.uaahing -f- w
B'k ofMid-Ueorsia. SH)
. . . i - .it
Traders' Bank. part Dank cf Angtuta 70
Marine UanK "JD
i,Ua ueneral An- Auirusta insurance- ui
surance Co- IU liankot colameus its
south cauolisa. Bank of Commerce. 05
Bank of Camden.. - 30 ' iiank ot tno imr ire
Hank or Charleston. 30 , State .. 1
Hunk of Chester... 03 Bank of Athens. 50
BankolHeorj;etown 06 Bank of i ulton w
Bank of Hamburg- (3 Bank of Savannah. 50
Bank of Newberry- 2V i Bank or the State ol
Bank of the State of Qeorcia
south Carolina 10 ' City irK or Augusta.
Commercial Bank Ol ; Farmers and Jle-
Exchange Bank 07 ' chamcs Bank i
Farcers' and Ex- 1 Meehanies' Bank- 01
ehanea Bank..... 01 Merchante'&Flant-
Merchants' Bank 06 ! ers Bank 05
PliDtora' Bunk of Planters' Bank IS
Fairfield- M Union Bank 59
There was a general decline yesterday in
ew York in gold, government bonds and
au kinds of stocks. The following are the
fluctuations in gold. Opened at 132J, was
132J at 11, 132J at noon, 132 J at 12:30,
132 at 2, 1321 at 2:23, and closed at 132
at S r. m. Dealers here were niying 13:
and holding at 133.
Government securities were quoted in
New York yesterday as follow:
5-28j 1st series -
iS-20s at series
5-2fe 3d series
5-29s cow issue, '05....
5-20s new issue. W-
5-203 new i.'jne, '63
London advices of yeaterdiy
United States 5-20i at 74 .
Exchange on New York WJ3 taken by
the banks yesterday at di;count, and sold
by them at pir.
Tennessee bonda were quoted in New
York yesterday at C707? for Ihe old
and C7JC7 V for the new.
There U nothing doing in Nashville
city check. Brokers are buying at SO
S3c, and are selling at 84S5c.
Thesalea of Southern State binda at the
New Yoik Stock Exchange on the 2d
inst. were as follows :
i insr goir.D.
$ 5.P0O Tcnneee Gs,
13.000 North Carolina 6 new. ...
10.000 do btel
19.COU Misiouri6,s21oall - .
At the 1 o'clock open board silea were
as follows : ,
S120.0X) Tennessee (V, new...- Wi
10.0W North Carolina Gs. old, 67
5,( do C7I
5,000 Virginia 8i, old - 55
The statement of the Associated Ranks
of New York city for the week ending
Saturday last, Oct. 31, compares as fol
lows with the corresponding week in 1SCG
and 1807; to which we add the specio and
currency bilances in tbe New York office
of the United States Treasury at thesi
dates, reopectivcly :
Nov. 3. Nov. 2. W. Oct. 31. '63
Nat'lcapt'l 73..-7.700 $71,037,700
Loc' copVl y.932.500 9.6S2.500
Tnlnl P.ir,fl SS3.170.200
Loans j271.700.435 217.227.433
Specie l.',lS6.li23 S.9MA3o
Lee-il tender 71.99J.8U 57.3W.U85
Deposit-" 221.Stl.695 173,209.721
Circalation - - 31.037.07a
InSub-Trcs'r !0.339,71S 101,':15bi
The following wili show the changes
from the statement of October 24:
Decrease inlonn3 - - Jv;!?-??!
Increase in specie- l.wwi JW
Decrease in other legal tenders t?,'!
Decrease in deposits -
Incroase in circulation - w.-i-
The export of opecic from New York to
foreign ports last weekamount to$l,072,407
against $519,0G4 the corresponding week
last year. The following will show the total
exports of specie from New York to for
eign ports from January 1 to October 31
in the years noted:
. . 26.492.161
.... 09 CJ4.793
Tho New York Fot of the afternoon ol
the 2d inst. says :
"Tho disbursement of coin by tho Treasury
has relieved tho cold loan market and from
threo to Cvo per cent, has been paid far carry
ing. Tbera is yet some disposition to put out
speculative sales, nltboush tho larger operators
liccm to becovcrinc- The money market is still
in an unsettled condition, and is very scnsative
to rcporti that attempts will be made to.ir.cre3So
the atrinsency which prevailed durinc last
week. Money is extromely stringent, and bor
rowers have difficulty iu supplying their wants
at fevrn per cent, in coin and a commission.
Wo hear that one-cishth of ono per cent, is bid
for the uo of money to-morruw. '
The New York 37ie3 of the :M inst.
Tho import entries fur the post week amount
to$3 611,663, against tho total entries of S3.49..
OKsamo week last year. Tho export clearan
ces of dsmestio produce amount to tJ.AJV.oai,
acainst $4,946,10 saino week last year, lho
customs ot tho week aro $2,290,312 Tbo receipts
of cotton ciastwiso and by railroad, are 20,2.5
bales. ... . . cr
Tbe Ridd value of the import entries of fureisn
merchandise, at New York, since Jan. 1,1$0,
are as follows, tho entries of foreign speeie being
Aifainst same timo 1S67 &2.fet.3'3
Dccrea30 since Jan. 1 $1,357,153
The currency value of the exports of domestic
produce and miscellaneous goods from JNew
York, einco Jan. 1,13' S, are as follows:
Total since Jan.T.lS3 4??-.,?.'-?i3
Acainst same titae 1S87 lp3.ai.llb
Decrease inoe Jan. 1 Tli;1i'33,48.7
Oold. Oet.3I.lS63 1 cent.
Gold. Nov2. 1857. H& cent.
The Louisville Courier of the 5th, inst.
... 1 j
says: "ihe sharp advance in c-acou uu-
ring the week has taken everybody by sur-
trade. The stocks in Louisville are re
duced to a very low point, owing in a great
measure to what is said to have been fall a
statements of stocks in other markets ; bnt
for this circumstance our dealers would
have been better supplied."
Nashtclls, Thursday, Nov. 5.
Corrox. The market to-day continued
active until the receipt of advices report
ing a decline in New York, when buyers
held off and the market closed nominal.
Daring the day 21 jc was freely paid. 'Ye
quote the closing figures :
Hood ordinary ar,.
The receipU of the day were heavy,
amounting to 423 bales, with sales of 253
and ehipmenU of 312 bales.
NASHVILLE COTTON STATEiTEST.
Stock on hand SeDt. 1. 1S53 CO
Received to-day-.-- m ,,
Stock on hand ..... .511
Cork. But little offering. Sales of 2q0
bushels at 50c.
WnEAT. Vie heard of email Bales at
Peanot3. Sales of 200 bushels at $1 30
Chestnuts. Hales of 50 bushels at
S3 15 and S3 25.
Bacon. Market firm. We quote clear
sides atlScj- shoulders 1414Jc; conn
try hams 17 and 18 jc; choice sugar-
cured canvas ed ham3 21J22c; plain
Laed In tierce 20c ; in kegs and cans
Hags. Whiteman Bros, are paying 5c
Cotton Yarns. Demand good and
supply limited. We quote 500's at 20c,
COCs at 18c, 700s at lCc.
Coffee nas deciined as follows : Rio,
common to strictly choice 21 24c; Java
3340c; Laguyra 27c.
Poultry. Chickens command 1G, 18,
and 20 cents apiece, or $2 2 25 per doz.
from wagons. Ducks are in demand at 20
and 25 cents apiece, or S3 per dez.
Butter In demand at 2530c per
Ecgs. Dealers are offering 20c per
Potatoes. Irish potatoes command 75
80c per bushel; sweet potatoes 80c$l.
Groceries continue without change.
'l JIT. COTTON MARKET.
Mobile, Soy. 2.
Sales, of catton 100 bales: market aniet: mid
dling 23K; receipts 777 bales.
Charleston, Soy; 3.
Cotton aniet and out: laloa 415 bales: mid-
dlice 21; receipts 1715 bates.
Savannah. Nov. 3.
-i-.. : .1 onl L.t... M:.tit-.v of.
receipts 202tbafcs; exports 1109 bales.
Macon, Jr., Not. 3.
The market was nnite active to-dav. and tho
demand pood; bat transactions were lizht on
account of tho election. 'Ihe market closed firm
at 22 for middling.
Atlanta, On., Not. 3.
Very little of the staple came to market yes
terday. Prices aro woak at 2K22H for mid
dling. Cincinnati, Nov.
CorTOS. There is little doinj to-day, aa hold
ers ask full prices and bay ers demand conces
sions. U'enuote ordinary at 20. rood ordinary
at 2122. low middling; at 22M623. and mid
dling at ZbYiWZlY, per ID.
Louisville, Nor. 4.
There were two auction sales to-day. at which
th j sales amounted to 49 bales, at prices as fol
lows : Low middling 2222& good ordinary
London-. Sept. 5 Consols 91H094S;
TctxKroKT. Nov. " Bonds weak at 79
LivcBrooL. Nor. 5. Cotton lower, clonne
firmer; sles 15,0 Obale;: middling; uplands 11)4;
Orleans HJSd. Breadstons unchanged.
New Tork Jlouey Market.
New York, Nov. 5. 136 Honey extremly ac
tive. Call loans 7c nnd nominal. Gold 132
13Si; Old Tennesseo 63; New 60i967?f.
New Yoejc. November 5. Cotton is less
active. Sales 600 bales. Upland 25K. Sapor
flne flour S5 80fl 25. Rice dull. Coffee steady
Whisky nominal, h'air firm. Molosses quiet.
Wheat very dull. Corn $1 121 17.
New York Drycoods Market.
New Yobc. Nov. 5. Brown sheeting 15
16c. Calicoes, best brands, 12Kc.
St. IiOttlsi Slnrket.
St. Louis, Nov. 4. Tobacco dull. Super
fine flour $5 i55 50. 'Wheat $1 301 60. Corn 80
S7. Oats 4352e. Pork S29 25. Bacon-ihonl-ders
11c; clear sides ISHSISK- Hams 18c. Lard
1719c. Whisky $1 05.
I.OIJI3VII.LE, Nov. 5. Tobacco, reeeifta light;
prices firm at $6314 for rommon lags to extra
leaf. Sales oflOOObbb. R. X.L flour for New
York, at $9 25. Wheat $1 751 85. Corn, old
shelled 90&93c; new 55c- Oats 53o in bulk
Cotton 2323c. AYhisky raw, nominal.
Xciv Orleans Slnrket.
New OatEAXS, Nov. 5. Cotton easier, ilid
dlinir 23K- Salea 4500. Receipts 3427 bales.
Gold 33lK- Sterlinc 113JJ14SS. New York
sirht .exchange discount. Sugar higher at
12?i; "prime 14K; yellow clariBed 1 Mclaises
firmer. fair30; ;choiee 80892.
Ciscis.vati, Nov. 5. Family flour S7 50
7 75. Grain unchanged- Cotton quiet 23K
Whiskey St 05. Eicon clear sides 13K; fteen
meata held at 8. 11012)6 Lard 16; Potatoes 82 25
Katie Morrison, Upper Cumberland.
A. Biker, Cairo.
The river waa rising briskly yesterday,
with four and a half feet on Harpeth
Shoal. Weather clear and pleasant.
The Katie Morrison arrived yesterday
from ihe Upper Cumberland, with a fair
The A. Baker cleared for Ciiro, with a
cabin full of pa-aenger?, and a light cargo.
The Havana, from Cincinnati, la expect
ed to arrive this morning.
The Fanny Brandies is due to-night, and
returns to Evansville on 8alurday at 12
o'clock, with Capt. Henry Miller in com.
mand, and Kilt Tludd in Ihe office.
The Katie MorrLum Roei up the river
ajpin on .Saturday.
The Cancv Fotke Fife Major has put up
the shingle of the Talisman for Cairo on
Saturday, 9th inst. We can with pride
call the attention of our readers to this
craft as a Nashville inatitution well wor
thy of a share of business.
The While river packet John D. Perry
h lying up While river, above Augnsta,
with a burned builer. She will not be al
lowed to run until she gets a new battery
of boiler-, it is said. There waa a large
amount of cotton wailing for her which
soma other bat would get.
The New Jack-wn, with 500 bales of cot
ton, Htrutk a rotk and t.unk in Flint river,
O.orgia, five miles below Newton, on Fri
day afternoon. No Hvm were lost.
The Misi-nippi Valley Transportation
Company hive contracted to ship 5600
boles government muskets, 2100 ton?,
from the arsenal at St. Louis to New York,
bv way of New Orleans.
"Tho New Orlenns Crescent of Sunday
2589 biles cotton were received per
steamer yfstcrdiy. The total receipt for
the p:nl week per river amounts to 23,813
The St. L mis Democrat of Tuesday saya :
Tlic Bpicul dispatches in tbe Democrat
yesterday gave the only information we re-c-ived
as to the sinking of the steamer
Helena, in the Mis.-ouri, below Siour City.
It is probable, we should think, that no
difficulty could attend the raising of the
boat, as it is likely she is not in deep
water. She was loaded with government
freight, ard was bound to Fort Randall.
It i.s sicgular that the two boats sent from
here for the same destination, by the same
owner, should both ink. The other was
he Lilly. The Helena was an excellent
teamer, and, it is presumed, well insured.
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