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SMl'T II, CAMP CO.,
W. HT. SMITH, Fditart.
Offlee, No. 16, Beaderlck Street.
AFBIL 16, 1858.
' Speech of? Hon. Chan. Keadf.
In to-day's Patriot we give the firrt half
of Mr. Eeadt's speech on ibe admission of
Kansas. We have already devoted a great
deal of our "-pace to t5ie diECUgfiiona upon this
abject, on both rfdes. . We Jiave all along r-gardt-d
it as a question of great moment, and
more so in its ulterior and future effects than
in its immediate application to Kanww. We
have therefore been induced to give a pretty
full record of its propreBH. We hope noon to
be able to announce the conclusion of the de
bates, when the public mind can ntt from a
subject the most irritating and dangerous to
the Republic ; and when we can devote more
of our time and space to matters infinitely
more congenial to us and pleasing to our
readers. Mr. Readt's remarks will be found
calm, considerate and dignified, and we com
mend them to the read :r's attention.
SPEECH OF HO. CIIAS. READY,
ON THE ADMISSION OF KANSAS INPEK THE IX-
Is tri Hoca or Rmr.ErtKMAHvirs, March 1858.
The House being in Committee of the Whole oil the
stale tf the Ciiloo Mr. Kuur, of Teun., said :
Mr. Chaitiji in : I propoe to ditciiKS the
pending proposition fr tlie udmiwion of Kan
sas, und r the Lecompton constitution. In
doing so.it in not my intention to go into a
la'iored d fence of slavery, or to elaborate
the question as to whether or nor. it can law
f illy exit under the Constitution of the
U-ited States, as erroneous as I b--lieve to be.
the ODi-ilon expressed ly many gentlemen
on the subj ct. For my pr-sent purpose, I
am content to find thi-Constitution recfgni-
z !8 the lawful existence of elavi ry, by pr
Tiding for th ; reclamation of fugitive slaves;
that tti Tin-fifths of the slave population are to
"b 4 estimatJtd in apportioning tli represantu
tiv s to Congress. I mijrlit add the 9th sec
tion of the 1st article, in regard to the iin
rt ition of slaves. Suflie : it to sav, ''Ha lex
-rivtt est.'' 1 plant my.-elf on th-Constitu
tio.i. and there I intend to stand. With its
provisions I am satif lied, and I int-iid to main-
i a i . i .
tain tueir. ana tue union unaer mini, as long
as it may be done consistently with the
landmark of this great American chart. If
the dav shall ever come when it shall be trod
den mid r foot; the Union dissolved and lrk
en into fragments, neither patriot nor traitor
shall have can.: to say to me '-Lt tu JSrutif 1
Nor is it my purpose to indulge in liars!
epithets towards tuo; who dilter with me, or
to draw invidious comparisons lx-lween the
mwalitv. intelligence, or prosperity or the
different sections of the coiintiv, as they may
be affected one way or the other, by their heal
laws. I thought the admonition of the m m
ber from Connecticut. (.Mr. Uishop,) upon
this point, was wholesome and appropriate;
and 1 wish that Northern as well a.i Southern
gentlemen would reflect upon, and act in ac
cordance with it. Having said this, I mu-a
add, that I am sure there are f-w if amy in
stances in which Southern men may have !een
betrayed into the use of remarks of the char
acter indicated, except in rerpons" to dispar
aging and offensive arguments appln-d to their
section, lint I drop this now, and I trust
forev r. Standing us I have just said, upon
the Constitution, whose platform is broad
enough for all the North, and all the South,
for inys If, as a Southern man ''to the. nut hot
iorn,' I am willing to meet tlier", the men of
the North, and greet them us political Iho
th rs, us long as they are willing to stand
with me, on terms of harmony und political
Without further preliminary remarks, I
come directly to the discussion of the impor
tant measure which has occupied so much of
our time. Under a law passed lour years
since, Kansas was organized as a Territory.
Her organic law was I'oiineltd upon the uiisr
tion of n great fundamental principle the
- non-intervention of Congress on the subject of
slavery in the Territories; to give edict to
which, it was mcess:iry to repeul the Missouri
Compromise. Finding in the Consiituliou no
Kfttnt of power to Congress to restrict slavery
iu the Territories, or elsewhere, 1 believe the
Compromise was unconstitutional. I, al o,
believe it was a violation of our treaty stipu
lations with France, by which we aoiuind
the territory; and that it was unjust to the
South. 1 w as, th- refore, iu favor of its. repeal,
aud of leaving the people of the UriMoiy
perfectly free to form u;id regulate their
dom"ttic institutions in their own way, suls
ject only to the Constitution of the United
Whatever difference of opinion may have
existed in regard to the repeal of the Missouri
Compromise when the act was pi-! d, 1 Is-lieve
a very large majority of the Unit- il States
finally came to the conclusion that Conens
siouai non-iuTLrveiition, nsdet-lareil in tin-act,
was the true doctrine on which the iustioii
of slaviry was to be scttld. 1 tut of that
opinion; und believed, in common with the
friends of the measure, that it would har
monize discordant (.lenient., and give quit t
to the country on the most ni;itainig sub
ject. la the progress of events, a difference of
opiuiou was developed as to the construction
of the clause d clui'iut; that "ilie people of the
Territory wire left perfectly five to loan nnd
regulate their domestic iui-titutions in their
owu w ay, subj ct only to the Constitution of
til United States."
One s d : asserted the ri?ht of the rot.l of
the Territory, ia their Mritor.ul capacity, to
eaaibb-h or prohibit bl.iry; a dociriue
which h is generally bjeu call d "tqu tUer aote
reiyity." The other side h Id, as In believe
correctly, that miihtr the p. epic- in th.ir
terrion; l capacity, nor the territorial legi.-l.i-ture
hav? p.iwer either to establish or prohils
it it. I lisl.uctly anuouueed tlii pjsition in
a sKtcu I made iu this House, iu Lie d-ecus-sion
o ' the lill for the organization of the
Tejn t iritM ot Kansas and Nebraska; und no
friei d of th. bill. North or South, controvert
ed i a soundness. This coiillitt of opiuiou, ut
least as between the suppoiti rs of the bill
ment on d. miisi have a.-suui. d a distinct un
tagou But after its passage. They have siuce
ent. rid largely into the creeds of political
part e-, have now been held by ditlereut uu m
bt.rsof one of the great parties, aud have
been dements iu the political contests of the
time . Immigrants have llockcd iulo the
Tiirtory with extraordinary rapidity, und
and. r extraordinary auspice, fortae put pose
of giviug the ascendency to tacit s.de ot this
di putt;d question of powr. Th-y have bt:eu
urd on oy partizans in the Siat.s, until ar
nycdin deadly hostility ugaiiikt each other.
Tae narrative of scenes of violence amongst
them (no doubt often eag i'utd) has but
crved to arouse their rerp clive friends iu the
States, until the excitement has jm rv ad, l al
most every portion of the country Such u
a bief history of the progress, mid prvaeut
sta e of utl'airr in r-ard to Ka ius.
She now presents herself with a coustitu
ti n, aad asks tor admission into the I'uioii.
1 1 view of h r history, it is not a matter of
uprise that she is eudurrassed ut ev ry tti p
t ikea to divest herself of her territorial pupil
age, a'ld assume the character of a sovereign
State, but, we should n -ui uilxr, she is asking
a high constitutional privilege which should
not be denied her, except on weih'y and cou
cluslve reasons. Saall bhj be admitted T 1
v answer iu the aflh matt ve.
It is couceded by all that she has sutlicit nt
E ovulation to entitle u r to admission; aa l 1
ive not heard it doubted that her cutitu
tioa is repuUicau in form. Wa it L'ally
fo aied! If it was, thery can le no valid oi
ja i u to her admission. In July, ltK. the
T .Titoral Legislature passed an act. sibmit
tl ,g it to the vote or ttie people to determine
w it ther they were In favor of holdiug a con
Tsatiou to frame a Stale constitution, prepar-ax.-y
for admiasiou iuto the Union. An elec
tion "was accordingly held, in Octolier, lNitf,
the result of which was au almost uuaninious
vote in favor of tiie in -a lire, la accordance
therewith, the Territorial Legislature oa the
19th of February, pved a law tor
making an euuiuerabou of the inhabitants;
for reg strring the qualified voter; and lor the
election of del rgaus to a conrcutiou. Tlnj
the'iGoveruor, Mr. Geary, vetoed the bill, .
cause it bid nut require that thj cuuslilutioo
to b.i frame 1 should be suwu.tt.d to a jM.pu
lar rote for adoption or r -jt ctiou. Ujoa a
r coo -ideratiou of the bill iu each Loue of
the legislative asa-mMv. it was iuei over
tb Goreroor's vote: bj a two-th'.rda tou;
sal e uis i neatly, it became a valid law. It
wa regular y, lirly, aud legally enacted, as
far a .. u.ve any know ledu ir iut.n muon.
It is uHiuually guard d ut all iu prwviona,
with the yi w of protecting the r.gL oi eve j
Uil voter; A guarding tue ba.lut-UiA akaia l
frauds; and for securing a full and fairexprrs
sion of the popular will in the election ot del
egates. There is nothing in it startling to fair
minded men; but much to claim their admira
tion and confindence. If it differs from pre
vious laws passed under like circumstances,
for a like object, the difference veas in favor
of the honest legal voter aud against cor
rupt and bad men. The 11th section of the
law provides "every bono, fide inhabitant of
Kansas, being, a citizen of the United States,
and twenty-one years of age. whose residence
in the county where he offers to vote shall
have been three months next before said
electtion, shall be entitled to vote." With
this specification of the qualification of voters,
fo emim utly just and proper, and the means
provided for ascertaining the qualification of
each and every man presenting - himself as a
voter, and preventing and punishing violence,
fraud, and illegality oC any kind.it is incon
ceivable how fair men can raise an objection
In pursuance of this law. the enumeration
of the inhabitants, and registry of the voters
were taken, as far as practicable. The voters
registered numbered 9.2ol, tailing but little
short of the largest vote, up to that time, ever
cast in the Territory. The apport.onment was
made by the actng government ; and on the
3d of June, 1837, in pursuance of the law,
the election of delegates took place. The con
vention assembled at 1 toompton, on the hret
Monday of September, 157, I lx lieve ; and
the constitution cow before us is the result of
Upon the fcceof the record, all is fair : and
the question recurs, shall Kansas lie admitted
as a Stat", under this constitution ?
It Is opposed by some gentlemen, first: lie
cause there whs not an enabling act passed by
Congress; while others as strongly oppostd,
take the ground that an enabling act was not
necessary. I apprehend the jrrouuds of the
opinion of loth cl tsses, are alike inconsistent
with the rightof admission under the Lecoinp
ton constitution. '
I hold that the act of the Territorial Legis
lature, authorizing the ele-ction of delegates
and the holding of a convention, bawd as it
was upon the previously expressed will of the
peopl , iu pursuance of law. was the only
enabling a' t neoesury. in addition to the or
gauic act of the Territory, which is, of itself,
an enabling act.
"It being the true Intent anil meaning of this act not
tu U-kikIhU; (Uvery lulu any Territory or Hiite, nor to
xelii'le It tUuretram, but to leave the people thereof
jmrl'wt'y free Ui form anil regulate their domeftic in
stitutions in their own wny, subject only to the Consti
tution of the United Mules."
This provision, as I have already intim:t"d,
did not authorize the pi ople of the territory,
while in their Territorial pupilage, to decide
upon the question of slavery. Congres has
no powi r itself, to cstahlUh or prohibit slavery
iu the Territories or elsewhere, as luis In?, u
d -cided by the Supreme Court ; and. this was
the broad foundation on which rested the re
peal of the Missouri restriction of slavery
north of 3!i 30 . Not possessing the power,
of course Congress could not cunfir it else
where. lt was not necessary to incorporate the pro
vision qtiot' d, in the organic net, merely to
authorize the p -ople of the Territory to es
tablish or proh bit slavery w hen they came to
act in their sovereign capacity, us w hen fram
ing a State constitution. The right exists as
an attribute of sovereignty ; was not. by the
Constitution, couf. in d on Conjjres. aud was
therefore ''reserved to the States, respectively,
or to the people."
l.r.t there was a motive, an object to be ac
complished by this provision of the act ; and
it doubtless was. to enable the people of the
Territory, after the period had arrived at
which tin y could constitutionally act. in their
own time and maun' r, cither by the employ
ment of a convention chosen by themselves,
or by popular vote, to decide the- question of
slavery for themselves, without the necessity
of further Cont;resional nciion. How could
they be jwrfectl '; J 'in to farm and rrjulate thiir
domestic institutions in Uttir omi way, tu'ijct onbl
to tf.t (iiitstittition of the I'nited States,'' ii it was
iiecesfary for Congress to passu subsequent act
to '-liable them to do it? If the right re'sti d
with Congrt ss, why should it not prescrilte tin;
mode as well as the time? Then one or both
might not accord with their wishes ; and, be
ing thereby restrained, they would not le
" perfortly free to form and reyulute their doine&lic
iit.-titittons tn tlteir own vv."
I might r. fer to the opinions of distinguish
ed gentlemen, whose peculiar positions at the
time they were express, d. und the relations in
which thiy now stand to this subject, give
tin m unusual point at:d force. I refer to the
opinions of Senator Houghi. in his Spring
lit Id spe rh, of the 12th of June, 13.17; and to
the speechcH of Governor Walker and S. crc
tary Stanton, to the people of Kansas, pend
ing the i-lirtio:i of d--legateii to the Conven
tion, in w hich they ail hold that uo other ena
bling act was necessary.
A majority of the House of Itepresenta
fives of the 31th Congress, in which Rt publi
can members were in the usccudaucy, and
many of whom are memlsTS of the present
lions", did not consider an enabling act by
Congrets n cessarv, iu regard to Kansas. The
Toombs bill, caret ul ly prep ired. fair and ju-t
iu its provisions, authorziitg Kansas to form
a constitution, passed by the Senatu ly a
large majority, was lo.-t iu the House by the
voles of t'ae Republican party. It will be
reiuemtieri d they then had rt favorite bant
linp, known as the Topeka constitution,
frumi d by a convention gotten up without
any law, in opposition to, and iu defiance of
till lawful authority, and revolutionary in its
character, under which they were atti mpting
to bring Kansas into the Union as a sovereign
Stale. No enabling act was then necessary in
Wh-ii th.- territorial act of July ls.'ij, au
thorizing lh ' holding u convention, r itched
ihe 3ltu Congress, th -n in session, and its
fair, just and wise provisions w r.- seen, but
f -w regri Is were ent rtaini'd iu ither House,
for lh'? failure of the Toombs bill; and douots
were no longer entertaim d. that in due sea
son the p' ople of Kansas would form aud
regulate their domestic institutions in their
ow n way, iu accordance w ith the strict' bt
fid, lity to the organic act and the Constitu
tion of the l uited States. Th" lute, and the
existing administrations recognized the 1 gal
ity i f the procecdiuc; and 1 believe I may
say. t'a. re was a general aequo i-c nee in nil
the d partments of the Government.
lt u.ts, in fact, never b en considered an
indisp.'UMihleor necessary p:i liminary in any
ca.se, that Congrt t should puss un enabling
act, though it has som. times been done. At
1. nst hull of the States admitted since the
adt p iou of the l' d -ral Constitution have
come iu without un enabling act, my own
S:a!e (Tennessee) unionist ihim; lor only
authority for the formation of a constitution
having U'cn di rived from an act of her Ti r
ritoriul Legislature. Hut I fo.iuAr losp-cify
examples, though they are uumerous, aud dis
miss this objection.
A second objection is, that a large portion
of the tre. -State oiers w ere disfranchise d and
uot ailowtd to vote for delegates to the con
vention; that the arrangements for a registry
of the votes were iuad. quute to the cud, or
that the ollicers tail, d to discharge their duty
through negligence, fraud, or some other
cause; und not having Iseil registered they
were prevented from voting.
The law under which the rtgistry was made
d. -signal. tl competent others iu each county,
witli power to appoint d p.iiit's under them,
and ullovvtd one iii..ul!i to perform the duty,
ut the end of which time they were to file
lists iu the offices of the probate judges of
their resp ftive counties. Copnsof the lists
wtre to in- posted in public plates for the in
sp ciion of ail; and ouu month more was at
lowed for the correction of eirors. l y striktj
oil' uny nanus wtich shoul 1 be proved to
have Ikvii improperly r turut d, tud adding
auv m hieb sh it. appear to have been Improp
erly omitted. H'-rv was ample time and rp
pt.rtui.ity for full justice ij ttie pr. uiises. The
nuailKr ivgUb red, 'J.i..l. could not hare fal
lea very tar eh' I t. of all the legal votes iu
tiie Territory. If the elecitod lor State olli
cers tu (Ji to. r 1?;7, w tkU was w armly co i
testid aad tropin out tiio l.irr'.st vote evir
polled llir up to that time, ami which is U
heved to have el.li:ttd m ar. if not ouit
lull Mr.'ll'UU i.f th.'
eil. n,;- njpii!i:i..ii. may
bo re'isirili tl h a rurrcvt
ci i; ri"ii, it mitv Ix?
:ifWy ivlim tie el thnt li"t cc-.e ili'i S.tHMj to
3 00J ve,t tvrr omitt tl hi tbf revelry.
It at'Jx'urx from nutin'iwie: miiiicpo i(IK'ltl
tleX'Ulj' Uta uutl in tae t. 1 U 1k vj it U Cot d,
niett. liiul many ul th-; iVev-Sut tucu, or Ko
pulilic nu r Tus.U 1,1 iiiirr; iu some iu
btark, tiiy gave fie 1 1 it mm iaru.ie; Hat th j
r.mrlttl to tiirm.'j .' ioli"ice tiiii iuuumla
tioii of the dike r, a wrll as ry otln r
uit-AUs ia lUcir power lorei-(ut iLvrwcuiiuu
vf tho law.
Mr. Suuiion, tbco at tlu Jvo.r, let ad
tlrv"iii, Hit- very tiit-u, iuak-tae folio Ing
Ute lm ut on thlsmt.j.-cl. ' I way aay, bow
ever, I hare ht-anl UWtueuU quit m u-th'-ulio
na your own, and in .0100 iiisUuct,
from an mU rs of your own party, (U publi
cum.) to the e tltCt that your political frlrtHM
have very jrt-iu-taUy, luJinii, liaol uuirt-r
ally rt-fuiwrd, to p4ilit'ipU iu the pt-udiug
prucrtMhux lor rvgirttriuif the uaiuea of the
li-tf.il vou-ia. la to'iurf iuelAiic..' tiny Lure
t-UjwtiUoU HaUl., iUid iu UUUKTotU Otlcr
llitry rrrui-d to giv any uaiuca at all. Vou
caauot deuy Uat your paftj bar bcietofor
rsolvd not to UU pu t iu ihs rfUsiratiou,
aud it appear to iue Uiat. without iudulAiug
uugeurruu up.ciou ct lb UjU-jcrtty of vCl
Ccra, you mihi writ aiiribule auy mora and
0!U iOU Ot th sLiTifla t UlC SlkUUCv Oi
this wtdl know a aud coutnlliur (keU"
George Wilson, Judge of Probate for An
derson county, made an affidavit that to bis
personal knowledge, this party threatened the
life of any who should attempt to take the le
gal census; that the life of any one attempting
to execute the law in this respect was in dan
ger; and - that these threats prevented the
taking of the censuss in Anderson county
Tri thin the .time prescribed by law. He also
rwears that similar threats prevented the ex
ecution of the law in Allen and Franklin
I believe these statements have never been
refuted, or seriously controverted. On the
contrary, the determination of the V-w7r
not to vote in the election of delegates to the
convention has become a matter of history,
as also the efforts of Governor Walker and
others to induce them to change their inten
tions, by warning them that those who ab
stain from the exercise of the right of suf
frage, authorize those who do vote, to act for
them in that contingency, and the absentees
are as much bound under the law and consti
tution, where there is no fraud or violence,
by the act of the majority of those who do
vote, as if all bad participated in the election!"
This principle lies at the very foundation of
all representative government; which could
not exist without it. Strike it out of our po
litical system and you could not elect a repre
sentative to this House, whose enemies might
not manage to avoid his election, and render
it a ui'-re farce. In view of thuwimportaut
truth, those people were admoni-'fied by the
Governor not to eotttole themselves triih theerpectii-
tion of defeating the ratification of Vie constitution
by a subsetflient vote; for although he was in fa
vor of submitting it to the p -ople for their ap
proval or rejection, he did not know the con
vention woum so decide, ana there was no
power to control their discretion.
These nJmonitio is, and the great truths on
which they were found ed, were unheeded, and
we are now invt kid to treat thm as idle
babblings, and political heresies. For myself.
I am w llliug to test this objection by such
I pass to the charge of fraud, which may
be numbered as objection third. Fraud iu
the election of d -legates to the convention,
aud fraud generally ; for I believe 6ome affect
to consider everything connected with the
convention, from the enactment of the law
for the eh ction of the delegates to the end of
their labors, and the entire wrk of their heads
aud hands as so' led with fraud. I believe
one gentleman Mr. GniixoEii said the Le
compton constitution w covered all over with
fraud, and epottel u-ith corruption.1'
This is a grave charge. It is easily made.
and frequently bard to prove. It is a legal
aphorism that fraud must Is; proved and not
presumed. It is founded in good sense, arid
must prevail as well iu political as injudicial
tribunals. I ask, then, where is the evidence
of fraud? It was not itithe enactment of a
wise-, just, and efficient law to preserve the
purity of the ballot-box, and the rights of
every bona file citizen: to prevent and punish
nil fraudulent and violent interference iu the
election, and secure a full and fair expression
of the popular will. It was not in the faith
ful attempt of the officers, und r that law, to
carry out its laudable intent, by making a
fair registry of all the voters in the Ti rrito
ry, for the purpose of securing them in the
exercise of fie elective franchise, and to ena
ble th"in to keep oil' aliens. non-rt titleiii.--,a;id
invaders of every description. It was not in
the willful obstinacy, fraud, aud threutemel
violence of the free-State men to prevent the
completion of the registry. Sur. ly gentle
men of the Republican party will not now
turn on their present co-laborer, late acting
Governor Stanton, by whom the apportion
ment of delegates w as mid.', and say that
was fraudulent, and "tftou art the ni'tn."' No,
gentlemen, though I may be prepared to lie
lieve much. I can't believe you will be guilty
of such ingratitude. It would be an accumu
lation of misfortunes on him. too grievous to
be borne; and iu the bitterness of his anguish
well might he exclaim, " save me from my
Was there fraud iu the election of delegates
to the convention? There is uo proof of it.
And in nil the investigation of illegal voting
in Kansas, I am not aware that any attempt
hns been madi to ferret out illegal votes in
this ( lection, for the reason, I suppose, that
the registry was an ample prob ction. But,
even it it be conceded that fraudulent votes
were cast, the fact would not, in legal phrase,
be cause for challenging the array, or setting
'aside the verd'et of the jury; annulling the
convention and avoiding its act-, any more
than it would give cause for annulling the
present House of Representatives, or declar
ing its nets void, because illegal vote's may
have Iwen cast in the election of its members;
a tiling w hich probably occurs to some extent
in every popular election. Nor would it in
validate the e lection of an individual dele
gate, unless the legal voles v r. ceiled were
not greate r than the number of legal vot. s
received by his opponent, Kven then, if he
were p -rniitt d to take nnd he.ld his at. it
would be too to raise obj. ctioas aft r the
labors of the convention were tinisln d. ami
the constitution would not th.Tchv be "t),uttid
with corruiitionJ- .Moreover, it would Hot b
for those to invalidate an election on the
charge eif fraud who r fusid to vote, and, as
fur as th. y could, prevent' d otheis from vot
ing, nnd did all in their puwir to prevent an
election. We are not to be nii.-kd by the cry
of "tUp tliief."
joixn.t DKt) to-moiu:ow.
Th ( la- t rotiral.
The annirt'i'sary c lelirati-111 of tho pn'ut
nii'l li'itxl Clay, i-.irne oil' last cviviin at the
Comm-rciiil. M;my otciioiis of ihis kind
have U-e-n C''1''lii'i't"l in our city, but mine'
in-vcr mure hiipfiily th-.tu tliis-. fur t.'ie ni-t-tin
uj of the fi'siival t.ible. (ifii. Mitch' 1 1'
fitvck th" i;r'iitt st civ elit. It Mas one of th'
litott lirilliarit :md npprnpriutc ittVuir xve Ir.ue
vit xeeii. Th' coiiuni'iU't'Illt'tlt of the fe'stlvi
t'cs whs iitinnliiiPt tl, nt hiilf past e'ijilit tiVlnck,
by a national air from the bund, um the doors
ol tin.' eiiuiii.rooiii vi rc iiufoldutl. and ihe u.'-seni-'bd
company uiorcd in to the niannili
ci'iitly fprcad tallies. The iirraue'iiit iiieiit of
th" festive hall wax nnnitic'iit.
In the cpinre of t ueh of the hide tabb n ox
teiitlinir the b-nvjlh ol the room, w as placed a
fill nized hurt of th d-parted p.t'ri't, to
v'iese memory nil hail a.-st-nil l d to do re ver
ence. On the f;r?t of the round tables which
extended down tin centre, was a orescent
fliap"d row of eas-lihtx under which sat (Jen.
FimMc, the pr. ."id nt of the oecisio:!. On the
table next to hini whs placed u beautiful alalia
plant in full bloom, ! -1.lin r fragrance
llir meliout the room. Aft r another natio ial
oil.' from the bund, the feast was coinilleiict d,
und pone through w ith by all douur full ju.
tice to the tempfutiniis i-preud before Ibem.
This li-'in done, the tirt r-'gulur tou-st win
refttl. w hich wae, " The day w e o le-brate."
!eiu ral l''oei!" reiHUid'-d iu U ppee-th of "einie
length, in which he briefly reviewed the i-tew-unlship
of the dcpartid Patriot iu language
He depicte d inont graphically the immortal
statf man as he Rtooel in the bulls ol Congress
nilvoe'ating those tui'tisun a ot p'-uce and tran
quility to his beloved country, w hen the stonu
of Mrsfe, inirrule and disunion ix-ttt around
him thickest and fa.-1 eft. He rhtvi el him to
Ik the nation's lirst and Ut frieud, when o
P'riiig parties most did revile him. The
t-pecch did crvdit to the head ami heart of
(iv n. l'oote, und will long be relut lular.d by
those usseinbb d.
Next came "The Presid nt of the United
States," which was rci-pond. d to by WliiNtoii
J. Pail.. .: then fjllowel "t'lay," rts
pontd to iu a few elegant remarks by .Samuel
Carpenter, Esj.; next was the M" tuory of
Jack-oa," t.n..u.led 11 by Mr. Pickett; then
came oue to tin .lor'mtis old .Slate " Ke'i
tue'ky.' to which Hon. Mr. Siauton, of Mays
The next and last to which we had tinii to
listen was Clay, Vebt;T and Calhoun,'' the
intx'-t brilliant triad in our country s dt.ulem.
to w 'u:oh Mr. Cone aud Chancellor Scott uiadd
mtxt beautiful roMaes. Ibol the hour not
bet n m late we would hav gireu the entire
lit. This rc-ujion e.f tbor-e who chcrUb the
memory of Henry Clay and bdd his u-s the
bright ett-tar ia th-; nat 0:1 's glory, will dwell
loag iu the reoollix'tiou oftjoso a.-seiiibUd,
with the sntu : fervency as ofl as thi Uth of
Apr". I sb-tll roll urouid. .JrmjJ.u Lylt and
From tho iutclligeca that baa reached ua
l ibs loot Iweuty-fouf Lours, there U to
doubt thai the rain clot uts on Friilay and Sal
urvUy havd extetided over aa immense tract
cf couutry. t have a dispatch from New
Orleans, which, ktalra tii4t liu' storm was se
ll riely fell there. We have also iutelligence
a far West tu St. Iouis and ' (list as far as
Columbus, Ohio, beyond which, the telegraph.
Ibiva wt re dou at uoou yesterday, a pretty
sure Judication that it has prevailed there. Iu
Indiana the storai baa been most d -- trou.
At Indianapolis a small creek rua to such a
height as to iounelato a portion of the city.
The numerous railroads iu that State must
Lat e sustained immense damage. A irvutle
luau w bo came iu Wt eveuiux's cars lutorais
u that WbitJ rirrf bad rWn seven feet siuce
uiht before laM.
Bat by far the most threatening danger U
1 .i g tae Lower MissieiptL The country
boideriogoa itbas j i-t aiMialacd aa everdow,
aud lt la to be feared that auolher will now
The Nashville train came la last nt-rbt be
l.Iud time, but .ve have beard of no damage
ou tbat rout. Lm. Jaur l&K
Tiie Quackery of Benevolence.
The Rev. John Gullivar, of Philadelphia, is
the Secretary of the "American Systematic
Beneficence Society," which proposes to col
lect ten million of dollars from children in the
Sabbath Scfiools, by the issue of stock cer
tificates at twenty-five cents each. The fol
lowing is from the prosptctus which this rev
erend gentleman has put forth to the public :
"Stockholders are guaranteed to receive
one hundred times as much as they put in,
(Mark 10: 29,30.) Those who continue to pay
into the Fund as much as six cents a week. for
three years in succession, to be Life Members
of the American Systematic Beneficence So
ciety. Those who do this for six years, to be
Honorary Managers for life. Those who dp
this for ten years, to be Honorary Vice Pn si
Presidents for Life. Thce w ho do this (from
love to Christ) while they live, will have a
fret admission, through the gates, into the Heavenly
VUy, a tnow-tchue rote, a heavenly harp, a crown
of gold, and a seat at the right hand of the final
We can imagine nothing better calculated to
bring religion intocoutempt than such trans
parent and blasphemous quackery as this.
The Reverend Mr. Gulliver may be a very
honest person, and may intend to -nake a ve ry
honest and prope r use of the money wh ch he
proposes to collect, but we should want very
different evidence of his integrity from any
afforded by this prospectus. We trust sp cial
pains will he taken by those interested to put
Sabbath Schools throughout the country on
their guard against so transparent an attempt
at imposition.- Sew York Times.
A Powerful Dredge.
We visite d the steam-dredge ZaMzji at the
Long Uock, Jersey C;ty, in company witu a
distinguished corps of engineers aud oth ts
ye-ste-rday. The machine is a rotary dredger,
capable of digging iu any depth, up to 25 feet.
and can be raisi d aud lowered at all times
without throwing it out of gear, or stoppiug
the engine a desideratum sought for during
the last century by all engaged in dredging
operations. The machine Jiad been operating
for some hours, aud had unfortunately struck
a rock, aud thereby crippled three of the
buckets; but, with praiseworthy perseverance
her proprietors continued the work, and with
watch in baud her operations we re closely
scrutinized. The rt sult iu 44J minutes, by
actual measurement of the scow, showed 245
vards, or at the rate of 3,370 yards in teu
hour?. This stupendous pe'rformauce can be
realizi d when it is reflected that one cubic
vard contains three ordinary cart loads. Add
to the above re'sult 25 per cent for the addi
tional woikof the crippled buckets, and the
astonishing rate of 5.200 yards is shown iu
ten hours! truly an accomplishment worthy
of its name. The machine appears to be par
ticularly suited to large works by Govern
ment, such as the mouth of the Mississippi, to
clean flats, tc. Sew York Journal of Com
merce. llama; to tlie OI1I0 and lisfissippi
XCailroad Tlie Jetlerson ville l-'errj'-lioal
in a (a1e Harrow Utoape from
Capsiv.lns Alarm oftlio I'asueiigern.
Ve learn from Mr. Kirk, who left St. Louis
on .Sunday evening, that the Ohio and Missis
sippi It eilroad has sustained serious damage
by the rain on Saturday and Sunday. All
the streams had swollen tremendously nnd
done immense damage to private aud public
property. T'ie train bud to come to a halt
twice oast of Vincennes, and between Mitchell
and Seymour full a mile of the track had
been washed olf ; the cars could not pass this
point, and the Eastern and Western trains
chang- d trips. The passengers who should
have arrived early yesterd.iy morning nrssi d
the connecting train ut Seymour and had to
wait for that due here at 1 o'clock.
The ferryboat, in crossing tlie river with the
passengers, their baggage, and the mails, was
tossed about by the storm and in imminent
dtng'-r. Great alarm prevailed among the
passengers. She was finally lande-d at Port Ful
ton, alove Jell'trsonviile, and after the abate
ment of the storm delivered her passengers
safely on this 6ide. Lou. Jour., 13A.
Accident to Jlr. J. XV. fir ay.
We regret to learn that Mr. Gray, the editor
and proprietor of the l'laindealrr, has met
with an accident which has deprived him of
the sight of one eye. It appears that on
Thursday eveningMr. Gray was standing near
his little son whilst the latter was exploding
percussion caps on a tov gun. A portion of
one of the cap-, in bursting, entered the right
eye of Mr. Gray, a v ry 1 t;le to the right and
below the center of th pupil, passing entirely
through the cornea, giwng a five discharge to
the iitpjeons humor, and lodging in the in
t rior chambers of the eye.
Owing to the peculiar shape, of the piec,
the ep rating surgeons found it very dillicult
to r move it, but linally suceeedtd.
We synipatlrz'i deeply with Mr. Gray in
this serious afIlie.tio:i. a:id hope he will soon
be able to return to his duties. Cleveland ller
A New Solent ilie Murk,
Ki.kments of Natural Science, comprising
II v drolozv, Geognosy. Geology. Meteorology,
lloiany, G oology und Anthropology, by Mrs.
Fra iC:s I!. Fogg, of this city.
The alsive work, just issued from the press
in this city, has just K-en laid upon our table.
We have examined it with co.isieb rable care
and regard it as u most oxcell -ii t undalualde
wo k. As a condensed treatise upon the
arious sulj'Cts comprehended, it has no
sup rior. We can recommend it to all who
desire to obtain a know ledge of the Natural
Sciences, and especially to the teachers of
schools throughout Ihe couutry. lt is for sale
by Ik-rry & Co. Banner.
Lkcti kk ny IIov. Thos. F. Maioiiam.
The llo 1. Thomas F. Marshall delivered a b c
ture in Smith fc Nixon's Hall Sat unlay night,
Ik tore a lair aud'eiice, upon Total Abstinence.
It was a spleiiebd oratorio effort, abounding
in i loejuent und thrilling pa-ssage-s. aud it was
convincing and powerful. Mr. Marshall has
rece-mly b-vonie a zealous advocate of T'm
P'Tince, a-id we learn i n recent convert to
Christianity. lie will d livery a lecture to
night in th'j same bouse upon the Constitu
tional Ili.-tory of the Unit.d States On.
1111 j- Howies and Party Surrendered
CiiAiii.ESTON, April 12. The news received
from Florida by the Isabel, which touched at
Kev West on Saturday lust, unuoiinces the
quiet surrender of D.lly Bowlegs aud tseiety
tvvo ot his party.
oO IV ECHOES WANTED.
1TT1 will wy ilia lowliest Caali fries fur Fitly geioit
t T liHiui V-groea.
II. II. IIAVNES CO.
a (.(Kit NTKSE Inuwdialejy.
11. M. HAYNEa a CO.
rE wifch lo hire
IWK.T. re 1 10 lha lnnlnni bslder for cali, un Kri lay
llitf Stsli ids.., tiie HirMial prneriy belonging to
m esiaui of Nancy LoJiglMrU, dnraaaeU.al her la 10
reMtlenee on Cherry eirwel, Suutb N'a.bUle.
Alxu: ilie Iltiuoe autl Lot, ftrmrly orcupitsd by (lie
dt-eeaiecti, will be reubd ltr lite balance ui llx preoeal
rar "it re'aauualikt lertur.
urlC-.t J. M1LUROX, JUm r.
H0YAL HAVANA LOTTERY.
riHK next eirdioary draw nnj of the Royal Havana
J loticry , cunduclotl by tue nui'1i Oueremuient,
under the Kupui ! of lie Captain lieuerat of Cuba
will Like place a Havana, on
TUnradar IT lOth, 1858. '"
w oo,o o o uo ii ii a n s
Sortao Numero 98 Ordiaaxio.
Capital Prize 00,UOO Dollars.
1 rre tf ....
t " ....
4 Aoprotiuufoas lu Utit !u.oes9, 4 KO0 Mb : 4
al 4uu Ui . , 4 of 4oU W J0,Uu0 ; 4. uf 4O0 k lU.DOU.
4 ot sOO We Si.
hold Ticket 80j Ifalre$10j Qnair
PrUM CAsbed al sijibl at 1 per ceal. tiacoucU
lUila on lUe Nalie C:ty VUaks lakea at par.
A araaitii; w.U t iarMrta4 a suua as lha raaolt
B4T AH orders f"T PcbeaiM or TVkela la be ad
rred to IU KoUKJUltJt, (Ctsr of CM r.t,
UiarlMtoa, ho. C. aprl-U
Graham's 3IagazIoe for May,
J ITH bvaulifuj rahivt Hates, lee. AUo, tswk
f f aamlxir froa jatMrr
r. hag as.
Hungarian c;ra Hcei.
EUave jast ntcarW a kt f thia ceWbral Ciaaa
fin. It w& peaUixa fr. as aa U .4'-,l kos ml
etperiur way lit at-re, as auuiraisuas Iuwjii,y . aa-J
far supOTWir M ur rnwiitsoa LisC iMUa' ul
a buuiJ to IU a re, tst U-o aause sy mu4 at Htm itim
iish aa Mute, trace tli ler b sL-l
ajwlt-i taa - AJUtamUk'a 41 CO.
100, LOO 4 TriarS of HflM
S'J.'tJO t " I.uesi
SO, ouu J " " sou
l'J.UUO 143 a 4 to
i.tjoo SO Arproxioaitiioa.. ...
Hero LHocrti5emr nfaL.- -
1S5S. . J. D. SIcGill. 1858.
LADIES' AND GENTL.E3IEJVS
FULMSflDG JLD FANCY STORE.
Corner College Street and the Public Square.
HAVING Just receired every style of Shell, Ivory,
Budalo, and Horn Puff, Tucking, Side, Fine-tootn
and Rod fling Combe. Also, Ivory , Rosewood , Shell and
BuITjUo Hair, Tooth, Nail, Kleeb, b having and Llotn
Brushes, small Toilet Mirrors, Ladies' aiia oemiemen'i
Uressiiis Cases for traveling or for the room; Morocco
Bags, Cabas, furnished and unfurnished; Kbony Work
Boxes, and line Writing Desks. Will sell at prices to
suit the times. - . - apr 16 tf
CAIVES! CAKES! CANES!
T7 have nst received a largeefick ol il.XK FAX
V V DRSS CAXES, consisung iu part of
MALA K A, with Ivory Heads;
EBUXT, " "
ISD1A RUBBER, WHAIXB0XE, Bl(.K0RT,te.
For tale by J. U. McGUX.
HAVING replenished my Etick of shell, Cameo and
Stone Vest and Sleeve Buttons, I will sell them
chep for cash. J. H. McGILL.
Shirts and Collars.
Tt?T to band another invoice of shirts, which we
J warrant to bo superior in every nay, and to Ol
better than any other style, with or without collars as
preferred, for tale low by
ayrlo-tf H. McGILL.
Byron aud Standing Cottars.
EVKitY variety and size of Byron and Standing
Collars, and a few latest style Stauduig Collars,
received aud for sale by
aprlG-tf J. n. McGIIX.
WOOD, Ivory and Jet Chessmen and nominees
with all styles and sizes ol Backgammon Boards;
just received aud for sale by
aprltt tT J. II MeC.IIX.
Kid, Silk, Cloth, nnd Bnckskin GIotcs.
JUST to hand, a choice lot of best equality or Cloves,
embracing every coleir of Kid, Silk, Cloth, Buck
skin, etc. arl? tf J. H. McCII-L.
Silk and Satin Ties, Scarfs, and Cravats.
RECEIVED this day a suerior assortment of Ties,
Stocks, Scarfs, and Cravats. Every variety of
colors, and at various prices, for sale by
apr 16 tf J- H. McCIIX.
Splendid Irish Potatoes.
BEN J. F. SHIELDS
TTAS in Store a lot of very line S'nrthern Moshanock
XI Potaftes which he will sell for much less than cost
to close consignment.
' No. 39, Market Street,
A" AS II V I L. Is i:, TEX X E SSE E.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DKALKK IX
Medical, Miscellaneous and School Looks,
TOO ETHER WITH
L.etter, Cap, News, Wrapping
ami other Papers; .
W ITH A LARliR AORTMK VT OF
Ink, Slates, Pencils and Stationery generally.
The HI acician' own Hook; A rnmpleto
(ui'le to the art of Conjuring, be-ing a hantl-boolc of
Parlor il!tKte,anil con'ainlnp sereral liiintlred amus
ing extieriments. Transmutations, Sle'iglits ami Sub
tleties iu Legerdemain, &c, tege'thcr with all the
most nt'ted Tricks of Shxlern Performers. Illustrat
ed with over Ore hundred Wood IiitjravHigs. l'-'mo.,
clotb, gilt, side and back stamp, four huudred ia
ges. The matter in the above nook embrace several hun
dred tricks never before in print, ami is no catch pen
ny affair, but a standard work coutaiuiRi; every vari
ely of experiment in conjurinp, rards, Irgardemain,
transmutations, the magic of chemistry, t!.e magic of
mechanics, the maic of pnuiimatics, an.l tlie magic of
numbers, kc. For sale by
pr!5 F. IIAC..VV.
MaUlaiid's Greatest AYork.
Sartaroc A Tale of Norway
Bv James A. Mjrn-xn, author of "The Wanderer,''
the ''Watchman," A.c. Seo what Washington Irving
says about it :
SrSNTsmF, Irvington, Pec. 1?, lf-57.
My Pear Friend: I have re-ad "Sartaroe" with great
Interest and satisfaction. It ts written in excellent
style; is graphic in its details, and gives animated and
interesting pictures of scenery, manners, and charac
tcrs in Norway. lulforeut members ol my lamiiy
have derived both pleasure and satisfaction from the
p.,-rusal of it. Il has all the elements of a successful
pubiit at:. :i. I encourage you to proceed in your lit
erary career and wish you sncces-t and pn;e'rity.
J.ll.i-5 A. 1I.MTIjI.XD.
lor stle by K. IIAOAX.
Or, The CaptaiiVt Ward.
1IY TUE AUTHOR OT "SAKTAKOE.''
Tlio Watelinian, by M.iitUnd, author ofS;ir
tiroe. Koiirth supply just received.
The Rraion Wlljfl A careful collection of
many hundreds of reasons for things which, though
generally known are Imperfectly uiidersbtod. A Ixmk
of condensed scieulitlc knowletlge for thtr unllien, by
tlie author of "Impure Withm." Fourth supply.
For tlie I.adlc. M:s Iunln-rt's cenipl' te
guide to needle work and embroidi'ry , w ith 113 ill as
tratioliM and diagrams.
Mrs. Hale's Kereipts for tlie Miliioil, Containing '145
RetH'ipts, rai ls, Ihree 'tmns. See ., in the ns.-f.il, orna
mental and domestic rs, nnd In the conduel of life;
bedng a complete Kauuly Iht tiouary .
Mrs. Hale's New Cook 11-h.W, the best published.
Sam She k , the Clock Maker. The funniest book out
Horse Shoe Robinson.
The Three lleaeties, by Mr. Southworth.
White Lies, by Read.
The Lost Daughter, by Mrs. Hentz.
(juits; a Novel, by the author of "The Initials."
Also: a varie'ty of New Works In paper; by Smith,
Reynolds, Pit kens, Aiiikworth, Maxwell, Arc.
For slc by F. HA'JAX.
vuixc t; v ii a u i ii:s ;
Or, The Youns
Pre I en tier.
By J. F. Sm.lh, author of "Haredd Tracy,
Just received and for sale by
aprl5-tf Market st. tvt
The Superb Morgan Horse,
FTHIS QrstcUsa Amerieao troiu-r will make &
X the drst imuiuii in Inuiiwm'C , at the tVmi
farm of Mr. T. l-aunin);, near Nashville, ler- -
nuimtait; July lite 16Ui, Is.iS, al Tuvn nil IVulabs
the ttu u, with Hie privih-f-e of rrturumi; marek.Uial
prove not iu foal, liie ecuvl aeaaon. Ho is, erlu,
the emly centime Mori;au horse', be th by sire and dam,
in the .state, m a rich bay, of tue Urj;eft s.lo of thn
bren-d. was never on regular course, but IroltoU al
several Fairs lu l5T,uud-r V:CH,aud ji awarded ev
ery prise from ihe Naif Fair at Moutprlter lo ihe Con
ne, lici.t river Valley Hiow. We rrler, w ith creal con
ndciH-e, lo all (enlieinun w ho Lave examined hint, aud
believe we are onVruiK to the br-e,ler of fruunwee
the ser vices f as ROoU aroattsu r aa can be touuJ
North or Suiti. te ry aiienuun will be giveu lo mre
from a tllslanic at tlie lowt.-i prices.
In our aliretice Mr.liUcuw or Mr. Stanly, both
good boisnucn, will have liie care of thai neble ui
Address, E. B. JNINC,. a V. . CARTER,
Atienl, and (serl owm-rx,
Nae-hville or Franklin Cohere, Teuie.
P. ?. W'e have al?o brought oul w.tu us. for sale,
four capital Morgan lures and a superior Mailtua colt,
lo vUirli we rtiie.lfully uivilc atieuUtto.
TF. bava a aumber of small balance- en our
I bo-jka aud bexi tlia funds Our I irmi are Casii
on oehverv. BF'J. K. SUlEUici.
Porter's Spirit of the Times.
Ql'IiTJPTToNS recctvsi aud weekly papers for Sale
tO svery Monday by
JOHN YORK a- CO.
Uock City Wills.
JCT ot srantiiis Flo'ir, Brae , Meal, le., from Ftrk
i V Cay Mills, viil bad an OKl-rJl lf)X al um tvsi-of-
Ooe aud at W. H. l"-rdoo ft Co." Wr-h,,ue, where
Ui tu Mii ca. lour utues rvrrr nav.
a12-tf J. fc. UAlMA 4. CO.
"new goods. "
CLIFTOX, 1LDKIGUT & CO.
(s j. cev.r to Chrtoa it Abbott,)
YE T'AILY re.ciT.j aJtiu.x lo lix-tr taa stork
AT 0. IS C EDJlIl STUtEr,
ITswre lU. y .nil a aappy h all Ibe (aUroM at
Um old Bi m a4 all otters ta araat of aay mU mi
tlM-tr Itua. twr stuck vatbraeaa try artarl la be
firaaj tu a
ceatleuvs raxiscnc stcsl
la tiMTajlurtaf DefiartsaaM we have a graat varey
of ptsce (tenia, wfetck Weil saaka evoWr, a4
warroil ta fr KAUArarW 1 wa at tb arss are aoa
MUaeJy La Has Laatara aaai kaSMt all aaar jaiieraa s4
e Vra ara mr-i lu lit luw ash 4iMk.a, wa
Bauer eervWvas Utat war taiilitiea fur racn ;rf all
m as4 4 -warabi sty Wa wtil eamlsaf aa la awa ail
iUlf CUimS, AtBSlCiBT 4 CO. -
MISS ELIZA LOGAN.
HER- LAST APPEARANCE
Positively the Last Mght of the Season.
On Friday Evening', April 16th, 1858,
Will be acted the beautiful play entitled the LADY OF
ilO..S. laulme, 31. ss Euza LMa. A lavonte
Imnce, Mies K. Urvrase. To conclude with the now
Farce of TU OBLIGE BEX SOX.
Full particulars see I'rogramnie Bills. aprlo
For Cairo and Memphis.
THE fine pase'i:Rer packet, 77 Jy
and regular I'nited states WcOfPgt'J
Mail Steamer. J. ii. CLIXE. 9S"
C. P. Elu.tt, Master. wiU leave MONDAY,
April 10th. at 2 o'clock, I. M., for tho above aud all
iiilermcitwte ports. For freight or passage apply on
board, or to A. t uaii?.,
Regular Friday Packet for
ON FRIDAY, the Kill of April 'I. "'II
at 2 o'clock!. M., the 8len- &3Zit-SZ3 J
diduewsteanit-r B. M. KI NYAN', -rfrtfs-iX -
Jas. Miuer, Master, will leave here as above. For
passar. having splendid accommodations, apply to
aprl3-td A. HAMILTON, AgenU
For Cairo and St. Eon is, Tues
day, April 20tli.
THE reeular jtassenge-r and
freight steamer, tfALl-IE
R'KST. J. X. Cokhktt. Master, will
leave for the above aud all intermediate ports, on
TLIAY, April 20lh, at 4 o'clock P. M. T
freight or passage apply ou board or to
apr!4-ld A. IIAJULIU?, Agent-
SALI.II' WEST, Corlett, planter.
II. M. Itl XVAX, sillier, Master.
ILLINOIS fCNTKAL RAIL ROAD AT CAIRO,
AND ALL CITIES OX THE LAKE SII0KE,
And First Class Steamers for
Memphis and Xew Orleans,
AT ST. LOCIS WITH THE
And First Class Steamers 'or Upper
Kansas Nebraska, Utali, .New
3Iexico and California.
PaFfengers for any of the above States, or way
points, will dud excellent aer"ininodatious, on up-plii-aii.m
t.) eilher of t!ic ab:jvi! tl'ie passr-usur and
fretulit steaniei s, one of which will leave tins city on
Tuesday and Friday
Making r.hise connection with Railroads am! Steamers
us indicated uhove. For freight or passage apply on
board or to
aprU-tf A. IIAMII.ToX, Agent,
ajr- B. aud II. copy and !isctn.tiiiue old advertise
r. & l. i:. s!iiiorK,
COMMISSI O X A X I)
LEVEE AND COMMERCIAL ?TRLET,
S.'.l.MT I.Ol l, .tlO.
lfg Solicit orders for the purchase of HEMP, BAO
t.'INf, Rt UK, BACON', LAKH, H-OlK, WHEAT, CORN,
ir p s il every deseription of Country Produce on
I'onsvnii.eiit, an. I i'.tj-wai'd Merchaudise promptly lo
all M'in:s Iroiu r t Lm:s.
Vf 11 :. r to Eism r, Wheless k Co.: R. O'Kane.
April 1 J Oiu.
jouy scviTT. cuNeiAX sc-rrr. Wll UAM C. MI'TT.
SCOTT N, imoTiixus,
Coniinissioji ami I"orvanliii-t;
NO. 9 LOCl'ST STREET, IIKT. M.UN AND I.EV1J-:,
sr. i.iit is, ym.
Part cular attention iriveu to the sale of Prtwluce
and Uihlig or le-sof every rt, ci aptioii. u3
RtirmiM Men hauls and Hunks 'f Nash, til".
April lo dulriwly.
i . w o : s k w v
LlTF. OK IKit SEM.tX 4 SMITH.
Commission ami Forwarding
No. 9 NO 11 Til SECOND STRKET,
SAINT LOTJIS, M0.
April 10 lawly .
Sewance Lirrry and Sale S(aIIc,
o. 30, ntx si it hi: r.
II. II. II AN 31 i: 11, Proprietor.
ft oil t-tbli&tio-l H'li-pli" I -i!h the bust
A Pt'ili ill t'tf CMinl: V, ft'iiti V Uir usm
IIOUSLS. BICCILS, flRRIAGLS. P1I.LT.1M
And allk'uds of conveyances at Ihe shortest tiotice,at
any hour tlunur day or ui:l'l.
a-The Stieble is supplied with a number of Bo
40-N it kmc and Ik-cking atu-mled lo; also, break
tilt: autl liAiluii.' of Iioik-k.
atr Hoc! bnrtlel by tlu. day , ftk or tnooth.
Peisolis living adiacent to, utid e is tieR the Clly.u II
And marked aUeunoii j:i eu lo their suk by 1-t.vinj
it al the Scwane-c .bl.-. aprlS-tf
To Csach aai Cirria?8 Maaufactureri, Cab I
net Makers and Painters.
''HE nndersine-l have receiveel the Sidney for the
le of the celebrate I AKMM1U mauularturetl
by iltr ' Hay w-xxl Varnish Mauufactoriiir ompaoy , '
wliu b are uuiversaMy aekii"W le,l)t st to be 'iterioi- to
any 'l!ier Varnmtie in tlie 1'ailisl suito.ein'l have iil
n-ceived a Ui ce sapp.y ol the lollow Ui dulerent kmiis
whahtliey w id t-li al a vor small advance oa alaau
factureis' pru.'-s :
H.ae W Eaame-le I Coach U"dy Vaiineb,
Elastic " " 1m. Enchr'a.
Iin. LoirUh XTear'nt '
Pule l oach "
Hi own Jap&U "
S- apm? "
1 . 1 .mat- "
P a. k Iron "
W to te CojvI "
Ealr Fine Carnse "
RAIN'S 4: BKOtry.
No. 19 Piib'.lc Snuare, o, ja;te Market House.
Change of Schedule.
MSHYiLLE AM) IHATTlMitCA EAliBOAD.
DOITLE DAILY TRAINS-?:
KCII WAV OVi:it Tllli HOiP.
OX and aflar TMVFA&A V, ApcU ib, leaa. li Paa
sender TMua will ra aa luiiow. :
Loav Naabrilla dady al A. M 1 3 P. M.
Arriving al CUatlautca at i A I. M. aad l.'il. at.
Leave Otaitaauof. al loo A. M aad ii r at
Air uni al N.hu at 0 10 A K aad 10 P. U
I'mMsM-oer for Ui El, via. naautiUjn. N. C.caa
Wave Nariis on eJUwrr Uses, aad make ckac o
.art-,' Uirwa'U'ui. Via. kot.im.f, l-ia., iid
I. lie Ubartf , Va-, oiH leave SLj tm Ua a
ult Ua I" iuaa. U-e coinecta,.
pAaM-ser. f.r lli-ws,hi kava .Vaahvilla aa the I A.
M U , wuato eufeaecl at &Urraau wall U. A C.
TWa f" VU yaviltaaa4 Ktarta will k-av. aa1
Villa JA lit t Y W Uata, wkra eusetaprta 4u-ctly at
TatUhbiM attk Um tnua rur Mc Maia tlla- TlwUu
.Lib kt-wvew WtMiaanlia at 1SAI, tease-U Bk Un
oar tram fruaa llfilaa a aa4 arrive at Itaafct tua at
' f. M
At Saativllla iWea la a aally tsoatw l wti TataiU
fta St. Un, tlacataau, LnnaivlUa, NMbiAa, N Ur
kaas, Pnubur(,Ac , ac. ; aieu a Oaa; y ba. a" ni(t lor
TTarausa TKketa caa ba praeorsal at ta Urpot tkafora
the wuaf af the trams, fear McMiaaviila, HoaMt dla.
Wsapbw. Jaaettoaatiaata, Mama, .aif'7 .tDar
tasl is . riTlliinll. 4-I-t'-. ' f- kaattUie.
.. i 1'inieei,
aprw-af. . " Ccaarai Tlc.e Afoab
rxiZrX Et OkXTSJaat racaivaw aa aala
Morton's Gold Pens.
A SUPPLY OF
3IORTOX & CO.'S GOLD PENS,
jr?r recxhtd by
apr3-tf AV. X. BERIIY eV CO.
, V V V O 15 IC
By Bev. Dr. Halsey of Louisville, Kentucky.
Tlie Literary Attractions of
Or, A Plea for the Word of God, con
sidered as a Classic.
BT LE BOY J. HAI.8ET, D.D.
1 vol. V.Mno. $1 25.
In the following page it Is proposed to present an
outline of what may be called the incidental attrac
tions of the Bible to et forth its claims, both aa a
classic and as a book of general education. Regard
ed simply as a book of learning, of taste and genius,
of history and eloquence, It has exerted an influence
which canuot be too highly estimated, and commends
itiself tn every cultivated understanding. It is the
b'Mik of our learning, not less than our religion; the
basis of 01 r civilization, not less than our salvation
It has moulded into shape, it has quickened into life
the whole body of our secular learning. as well as our
theology: it has breathed its own vital spirit into all
our science, literature, legislation, philosophy, and so
cial and political institutions.
It is these attractions, which may be felt and ap
preciatcl even by the irreligious and worldly mind
ed, which we propose t group together In one distinct
and connected view. Our object will be to speak of
the Book of Cod as a production of inspired genius
and classic taste; to reveal some-thing ef iu immeas
urable wealth, as a field of knowledge and a mine of
wisdom, a model ef eloquence, a master-piece of poe
sy, a text book of instruction ; and thus to render it,
so far as we shall bo able, attractive to all.
CHAPTER I. GRXKBAL CHARjieTltlUs-n OF thk mstt
as A cue-ssiCAt. hk. Introductory The Rible as a
Classic Tlie Rible adapted to Childhood The Bible
in the school and CoMetro The Bible in our English
version The Bible In the four (treat Classic Ton Riles
The Ihble as related to the Stat and Its schools
The riblethe Palladium of American Institutions The
Bible and the Church of Kome Concluding Remarks.
CHAPTER II. poktrt and the bauds or the aima
Nature and uses of I'oetr" In the Bible rifTerence be
tween H'-brcw Trose anil Poetry Style of Hebrew
Poetry, Parallelism Spirit of Hebrew Poetry De
partments of Hebrew Poetry Influence of Hebrew
Poetry Writers of I'oetry in the Bible The seven
Greater Bards Tlie Argument from I'oetry Conclu
CHAPTER III. Ei.oijrf:v'E avd ouatorv or the oij
tkstamknt. Elements ami Characteristics f Eloquence
Illustrations of Eloquence' Earliest Example of Elo
quence in the Oi l Testament ludah as an Orator
Aaron as an Orator other Examples from the Old
Testament Eloquence of Hushai, the Archite.
OHAITEU IV. THK KIJHjT'EVT OPATtlKS or THE XKW
testament. Examples of Perverted Eloquence Her
od anil Tertullns Speii h of (iamalial The Eloquent
Appollos Stephen's AtMress to the Conned Preaeh
ns of John the Baptist Peter as an Orator Speech
of James before tiie Synod Tlie Recorder er Town
Clerk of Ephesus The Eloquence of Paul Paul ou
Mars Hill !iscourss of our !.ord Conclusion.
CHAPTER V. types or female eitAR.CTER is the
bibie. Int-restof tlie subject "ieneral View Classi-
neation Picture of Fve -Oiruh and Ttebeknh Char
after of I'ehorah Character of Esther ami Rntli
Jv'Z.die! ami Aitieliah Ilerodias ami her luncim;
Ii.iiii:'it.-r AbtiMil, Hannah and Martha Tlie Marys
Coiipl id:rtr Keniurks.
CHAPTER VI KErf.rsENT.eTie r. topno xr.v or the
nihiE ''aiip-e and Limn of the Theme Tlie Eirst
Voiiii Mfii The Eirct Two Brothers l"hnr.irler of
J.sit-ih The Youth of Moses '-U"teh of lavi t and
Jonaih i'' sk' trh of S. mine! nnd Saul caul autl Sam
uel nt Endor '"li.irat it r of A''sal"ni Tlie Younir Man
ss Sovereign The Yonne Men of lha Captivity
Young Mm of the New T' staineiil.
CIIAPIPR VII. 'IEtt AMI THE S.ec.lM ir yilE IUHIE
Relation and H'arincs tf tlie Snli' t The Moral
Science ..r th" B.ble Th" I'lble mi MivKtt ul Set.-nce
Ei-st ennti:l' Chis-ii tt'i'istif See.in I Ch'ira tenstlc
Third Cha meter is tic Ad'htioiia! Illustrations The
Ssa! : of th" Bibb.
CIIAITER VHI. oiuniXAt. Civrfi-T.xs; oh,osjkth
or Kimivirr am hf.ai ty iv the iiihik. The 1'ivine
I xisii'nt'e The I'roe-iilent'e of tint Tlie Personal
Character ol Cliri-! Tim I tea of Soeci.el 1'ivine Influ
ence The Church of iiiu'. The Cotmiton Pa olheriitMHl
o(" Mati Hie I lay of Sacred Rest fhe Millennium
The Kescirreelion etf the IVa'1 The ljist JuOmelit
The H"jve:iiy Woi Id The N heme of I'.cdc mpliou
Reraoitulatiou u-l Cotulusion.
Eur sale by W. T. I1FRI5Y A CO.,
aprf-tf Public Square.
Xeu Volume Tf nneistc Krports
REPORT OF C.V-ES AIUU FI) Al PETERMINF!) IX
THE SL'PREME COI RT OF TEN'NES.-EF, durmj; the
years Is.")''-?. By JoilN L T. SNEEi), Suite RermrU-r
For sle by W. T. r.FRRY, Vi b'.tc . piare.
l.j:a & Pi:Rni.xs'
W ovccslcrshivc Sauce,
I RONOINCEB BY
TO PL THE
oe a lktteh fsoji a
Jfe 'irtil (ifntlrman
TO 111S BKolHER,
IVi'Hiwnrn, lv . '"ifl
" Te ll I I A A I I K
IflSS tii.it. THElit
Al I 'E is led iv t-.
teemed in la-in. nnd
s, in my o-iiooiif
the nlet ulat.tlde.
s well as the lnot
M hoi, -some S A I C K
tlml Is lo t-le.'
Only Good Sauce, p2f
Aen Arnj' aiii k to
The only Veda' nw.n
Yoi k Exhibition tor For
TEA Ai PI PT.ISS.I rtl i
t the Jury i f the New
t'ii illitts. w is oia.iincd bv
o:: iTf I'.-hhiesU'i f".
liie world-witie I. tine ol w Hit h hnvinir I
1 to titin n ''HP
innlai ion , pniclwtse, s are eario iiv r-qtiesteti
thai the iiauii s e.f "1 E.l . IT 1:1-1 V-'" are mi
iilM.il the Dottle siel M ii -per , and rmted uli li-e la
sole Wholesale Aire: for ih t'niied St.it-,
JOHN DUKCAN & EONS.
. -loi i:roati , .. V.
A ll'Vk si ways in stoie. Also, orlei s received tor
liree-t fhipmeiit fro.n l ' ; l.ni1. mavr 1 wep
Shclloti's 3J.n !!e )Votks!
Oiurch Hre t, net ihs.r l C. ije!ois labitiel sb"p,
rrHF. nntlcrsirii' ' ! " ' '"' ' : t n.' ASr'f'i
1 and th public e '.'iin H-t he w ul en 1 L f
tiliue the MAKHI.E Idsl m tins r:ty , m - -Inn
liop, nrl d.'i to (-.ftli-ss t ilun t
slwip, on Clmrch Slret I. una i a!. at utt n, t.j
liie fio,-k e.f y s.
91rb1( .Tlonutnenl, Tombi, ftc,
ATiN'h he hi on exhibition and for sale, embracing a
treat variety , (miMied in '.if m -st sea-ib iiiaimer.
Ha is prtiare! I" mie i(aeiiT- on lfi n vi.Tt te-t it,
Marble tlantrlst aud evei v -LtM ript.ou ot
larbl W ork, "I Hi" finest .lmrrv.ii ut Il-tl
Mamie, liis woik win. as iirreioior, i war-
ranletl, and Lis prices to auil the t ru-it.
JaiiU II M. I. Min.liis.
rr'XHE nndor:rned M the aethoriT.! arency for the
J. Sale of Porter, Rol'e c 1 welt's Railroad Spikes;
Sai I to be the b.-t ami i ln-u-st .pikes now lu use. A
supply Constantly on hand and for sale bv
! IV' PICK FY,
sprlo-tf C.dlvre suert, Nashville.
hand snd f a- sale by I). I. HCKEY
Formerly Franklin Eoom,
r.. M-r nitiEit, I'lturitu tor.
IWoni Inform tlia Trai'clmc CBmBitT jyS
an 1 All others visit n Clark. rule, that I hava Li . .
purctA-d this Hotel, amt bave CtiaBCeet lha JL
cunt, a. will be aeaa abvit, and 1 UiU a 1 Is reoMKtan
it entirely dtirios the prearai year, and .ball uaa m ery
rirrlM lu merM lha patroaaa of ail who will b.
pieas d lo call oa us.
apr lU-ly t- gitRKim.
REEllLT, BEFIB.MSHED AD CFEED,
UCTOtHUt, IS. 6.
KEAX, 4 CO., Proyrletori,
aprU-lme Ut IVIliX, kY.
L. A. KUTT.
tmU a Call f air..
aiAFXToV M. METCAI-T,
Career T;vn aad Broaisraj,
apTlt-3 FRATT sHnv'AlJ lT.art-.
$1500 north or Fine Cold Jf wclry
AT AUCTIO N .
riHC sturk ctaiaU t4 taa futd aad aJvar Tnc'lab
1 trar.laiptes, self wiada , Atu.bof aa4 Cj luidar
a Al, ttra.
I iu Cold Gaarw Teal sad Fob CTaaina I, t, 4 aa4 ,
tltaas Lia-SeHa. alaeve Hsiiimis, stoda, J.4t . a4 silver
frarila asvd fees taa sets i4 Jevlrv , swrh as Famea,
frutd Mtmm , Ftnr.uewa . Uair , Lavs , Coral . are alt (ui4
Tt.rtaer w uh a ariny e bar fnnxm aaoally kept ta
S A A UAAt Jtniry stars. TlVs aaa coattataat eerj
atraaiaa' an in tba aatara stwe a ta lapt.il of.
Coaatry MerctttaciU sad other ara lev nag ta axaa
ta. this eanr btor. awn kaaiaf lw. berw. ii .ad. al
tsn-r.la sale aurmf lha da at Near York Wbtraaie
Fth-sa. Tersna Caatv.
wArzm vryj. r. rmiusv.
f ini rrsjuairo.va4aad fur aala br
0U .- ..... - . DsSutiOklT
Auction Sale of Groceries
Lanier, Phillips & Co
ON JTIondaT. April 19th, 1858, w
will sell lor Cash, iu Irontol our Warehouse, a
complete assortment of Groceries, consa-ting iu part a
40 bbds. New Sugar, 100 toxes Mar Candles
:oo bags Coffee . 100 lills. a: qrs. do;
75 M'le. New Molasses; 75 boxes selected V.
40 bbls. crushed and pow- ( Imw:
dered Sugar; 100 bbls. While Whisky
45 kits Mackerel; 15 " X. Y. ltrnurty:
160 pkgs. M. R. Raisins; 15 " Holland Oin;
8 sacks Almonds;
SOO kegs Nails;
12 cases Sardines;
20 boxes Cove Oysters;
10 bats Pepper;
25 chests Tea;
2(1 bales Cetttou Twine;
35 coils Retfte;
75 itua. Painted Buckets
30 nests Tuba;
45 boxes Starch;
T5 ' In. vie 's Candles
100 tier. Mastiu'i Blacking,
100 boxes Flasks;
IS cases Malcbe-8;
Together w ith numerous other articles to make up a
complete sale. LaXIEK, MtJUJI'S A CO.,
apr 13 Id No. 3t Market stre et.
Ladies' Misses' and CLildren'i Wear
LAPIES' superior stiu-hed calf kid Congress Gaiters ;
" Italian cloth Laced Uaiu-rs, w ith aud with
Ladies' fine kid Conpreit UMts.
' 44 44 thick de 44 heels.
44 44 44 thm sole 44 heels.
Misses' Untile plain and li'd Gaiters.
4 kid pump hoet M.K.I.
Children's Roai,kidaud French Moretcco Boots, thick
and thin sole4'.
Children's Kid Boots, small sizes, a rjtest variety.
Receive I by JOHN RAM At. E,
march'J-4 if 4- College street
CI-EAP SOLIL.EATI I YA7
"J A: C. ANT.ERS4 V, N..s. 45 and 47 ClIeRe Street.
A. . have in Ktore and for sale, a b-avy lot of excel
lent Oak-Tanned Sde-Iyuther al i5 ceiiln er pound.
Call soeia if you wish barcams in an V kind of leather.
I', ii C. ANI'ERSON,
Nos. 45 and 47 Coll.'ce Street,
janl-tf a lew doora from Uroad.
issoiI: 1 6 x . "
THE partnership heretofore existiiij; under the stvle
and flrmol C1JFTON k A HI fTT. ; .lissolved'em
the tHh inst., by mutual consent, to take etlict on the
lind of February, 16. The business will be continu
ed by CLIFTON, AI.BRlellif A CO.. of Philadelphia.
AU orsons mdebt.-d lo the tale firm, previous to the
21 of February, Isfts, will pb-ase call immotliately (nt
the old stand. No. 15 Oslar street.) and settle witU
(,k-o. II Amhott, w ho is fully authorized lo ol.ect and
receipt for the same.
In leliruiR from the firm ofCunvis Ac Awiott, I tako
(treat ideasure in recoinnieiidinu to tlie patronage of
my frientls, Messrs. Cijftov, Ai kuhiiit .v Ct..as Fentle
nien worthy of confidence, and bohcil for them a Cou
t.nuance of ast favors.
0i l3-tf GEO. B. ARROTT.
. aIOI'RII) seiteil.ility of the stomach and bowels,
2. alleiidod with obvious disorder ol the digestive
I'ysepsy and its atit-udant ills, such as
t rfio, JUmttrt .f .Si.,",,
'W-ii.o o' the .V-ii .yIc.a,
trj-ot'om ija i. Jaundice.
ls nf Aifit'e,
H aMmj itf tlw Strenjth.
Hiititlrme.vtih ir-yurM' Mi himj f trin l,
'm:ijHXii"n and unratiatia f '.'ie Itouvls,
Burning srtiUv.u at the pit of the $:o.iuh,
Lirrr t l,mp'H',
Opprei 'ii I'ltt-f f-ii.'i.ret
V'u.'yiM'f'i tlie Heart,
7'uti in t'ie if if tlie .s.. i.' li . or (oirarelr the li-jht
SiHtwurst of Ci'iat'lrj-iuii ,
Itpi eJt"i"i of ' i uif i irrtilil ili'y rf trtnier, id:
Have, in many c.ts. , il -ti the su. I. i. eu r ol the
best metiiai pi atji,Uon.-i s i. the worlu, aud man) cu,t s
have lit-eit ab onioned us incurable.
lr. J WllJJAMS.Chcin si .i'i l l liir tmaceetist. after
aitiov ti'-i; c.osc.y ilie piaci.i-e ot 1-rs. Abvi naihy aud J.
Johnston, England and obst-iriii" the nature ol llio
e! is, use in ail us sui!eK,diiriiii a s. i. uru in Un mi.i1.ciu
and w. -sit-in m.h...i,c ol the t. n led M-.io, where it
prevans lo a greater exl.M ih.tti elsrwht re, pu-cnrcvl
Iri-ni Sx'iilh Ainericu. c i i.t ii rot-is and liril.iuui
which he prejiarcd un "Ei.x.r," wti.eli, a'.l-T eiclit'vu
y-ais' e.se in priviiie pr.n lie.', l.a-; proved it-eil luore
ellit at'ious iu the Hire ol 1 Jspci se , than any medicine
tliat lias ev er beou piejs.re-d ,n loiy ue ol uny chmoi
for ilie isiiiie purH s
Ha vine si. bin. II i-. it , w uh nn t v..,.ui).I.ou of its com
ponent', lo a number ot I iis.i'i.u -s ol rinuoeiphui, a
luoiig whom were tin late Ims. .-e Ii Ilai t-h'Tlie and
J. C. jloitoii. it has receive d ti t ir ent re appro, at,. tnd
many ol the Med.eal faculty art r.t.w ml oiny prrt-cn-buiK
It lor their patient. 1 t a. u t:;:; it lli. lus.-lves
Hii.viially, a.ol iu their laiuliies. As a Ionic, it t una
quailed, and It properties are ol so mvwratiiiga na
ture, that H is ji'ven with Hi'fet I solely and success U
the Ue-I tenUi i lulunts.
'Ilie 4'Eii.ir" im v-iy pradnal, bill e'c um in Us c
tiou iim.u the o.e.ii.,. iIi-i-Mii.ii, the increased se
cre'lKius tyl tiie liver, panciv.tsan.. much meii.braiiet,f
the bloiuat h.ulid re'ipilies that tuny one nose be take II
iu iweiily lour hem s :ltr contli luc : ly apt ps .van only
tie cureti by (rtaiitmlly rt-lorlll: lae oi Laus ol diftt-s-
lioutoa healthy slut.'. Ihe i;n.it .t ss im-t w itii in
curing the iieml apiax ale-l im t-1 1 !'! y,atcoiu
p.uuetl fci-meiiiiti ii w.lh a lnti ura ieol l.ypoi lioudria
Mn, has cslahnslic.l 111' lie s ui.l.ouliilcl e itnttdelice in
tlie cuiativ. pi oim'i t.es ol lie.s "Uiii ." in ct iroboia
lion id' w hich . read I lie folloteiui' testnueiiiuis .
A l IU' 1 'AI'loN. Me li.it Inc i.s-tl w il'iams' Ann
I' s;s.pl;c 1 lixir" w ith III'-Inert perh -cl .-at;s!at tion aud
Socceas, lake treal pl.-usiltf in I'ecoinllo-iiilUlt: it to all
p. roi. ft illei u.g w.tli rys,K-e-y, at we are fully Con
vinced o lis tl.ost fkt.lilahtf t..al.t.t-s iu I'eslol uift tilO
etieslivu H.w.ik, reinue lit all aiiis and uneasiness,
and iinpai liii a to aiLhy te.e to lot stout icii.
J. tm K. Iti.rose. d4 South luii vfcs. Casper Morrir,
Ta'ouy ; 'i'uoina. Alnlioi.e, 1'ie-suit i.l ol hank of 1'eiin
sy I van la ; A Oner Eiiiiei., Mai k.-1 si reel , ubo e Ststii ; re
ward II lli. It y , No 14 North V. L.o.os, M.lIuk 1
Ixmll, Sl.'peril.lellilelit M-r balls ' ll.lol;e. llalili.ih
Sl !', liaiiktord loud. Ilani.uii li-t-li'8 illtci t st. ;
II N. plly,". 1- Edward siret I. L. a ni.ee New -bold.
No- ii'ii l hot-liii.l Hi i- I . I l.-.:a- bi.1 ; lv in . Yui d,
Nn. M in Row: limb '! h l.'Aiiu.No. .i7 l ioiuimj.
11 V Wi.ialiH, No. Vi ll.tler Uo. t.N. U Yolk.
'It.e list H I. jllllt H tol'ltl Ire' eAleii.'.e.l I . aiun-sl at.
lel.v lll, but the I'Tt (.ollit; Ir i II, -Il M I'..l leil.
Jrtitttu n'i i f It. X. .Sfe. mito tir .iMu...inI at IS
hl k A in ; AM' lt Itv I I' lo I. II.
Ir. J. W ii ij . 1 ear Mi . Li bit -. years previ
ous I i IK. ' , 1 M.ll, I l-U . Pi it li 1 1 . m 1 -1 -' ' . Ihat 1
bei alin e"iii.iel.': prort aleel . b. .th th tin nd ami bts. ,
all I at lt uln bet sue so weak, t.ee J i-ot.id tiol ullel.ti l.
my b. s.i. t ss, and wh- sink uii a tie, i me. and it was
!che etl 1 ue er e-onltl I et ,.-v ei . iue.,i a I K..1 va as plo
ctued l"l' nt'', itlld et-l luealti. i. s. ited to without
any rclf -l . liSl 1 n.ts u.U .n- ! to u . i our "l.l.xu ," and
llt'lll tilt- t.llie 1 b t Ab tna.litl 1 I t l.lill.ltii inip leve l
t.M 1 wast, inol.-t. : nsloie.lt,. Ii.-tino. lliedieautul
si.lt. i uu, s I t e.l .; .1 11 In I ) s- si I i .ii.i.t I t!t se 1 1 be ;
but 1 Ulll I ooll ielit 1 1. 1. 1 II 'ot I lie Ur-e , J flit ' I" 1 1 k
ir,' I eh-.t.lti be .n nt k1"1. I uw.-it ih.it ihI' uiu-
ly l.ellel, olll "1 I Xll ' I. ..It M.V10 lot- ll a 111 all Al ly
(Icalll let lit. line low .11 I..C el j- l lee'.t t. Ho St rk
c.oi: t li.aali 11 N M H.bV.
J.o.el Ui, lsi-7- 1 1't-4 Noilli I'ti.r. I rt . 1 l.ila.
M c, the uiith is i. ne.1, ni l.ie-w u !i . 11. N. en y
for k in al ).:, and lake pt.-i.Mn 11. ht.it :i p l! at 1..S
urM-.t "li mn lc erl, 1 1 y icl.r.i e . in.- that we mir
alv.n l ia w l! i l be l.i.s l e.-n i ii..ei (ul'y r.-r-tori d to
hea.ll. In in the hi I k '1 li e r.1 JO , si"' we b. heir. us
be asse Us, s I' !y I y il i t s .t I r. W I. skis' "1 h.r."
lii'.it.is J. en .xpitii. No. ) I l.ii-un t.
Jt'liX llIll.T, R. i c i;et t. al't - Ct'lid.
Perian i1') .ot.-.r.-.1 t---i--r,' toe, ' oe. f the Al.'cr
nieti o! I.ie'c l i f I h la i l I'. ..) 11 N.-jfriy, who,
bcii. duly i It i u "'.! . i lb tV.e ami say.tl.ut tbo
I jets s I lertli in i he ib. ve ct-it.ie ate, a: e true ia ci e
I) i lit .H o .
ruull. ai. J t bt I I" A th - th !;) f Jl.tic.lfa7.
M l 1 1 bi K 1111. .U einotn.
Tlw '-I l-.r" a sold iu bt in. s at f I en. ii, or til hot
tie. Ir t.v.
I'MfU l-r, JAMI S W II IJAMS. M. !.,
I t.t n. m .lei I liu inci et t.tt.
No. 4 South scit-ntb strvet, I'huatli l bia.
I'or sale I i all IS r-t-i-i. aprli-ly
S P R ! ICS,
Hickman co., Tenu
(IXlBTr M!US WtKT OF COlA UliiA.)
( iiaigi: or
Proprietorship and .Managrmrnt
THIS relebrated w.lerll place lisvil f brra Iae.
e based by Dm- snbwriber bus been Ibiwoeiihly
rejtsired and r.-ii kusi , and will be tM'iied lor the re
Ce j...a of .uuioTfl on the
20T1I DAV OF 3 LAY.
The UU propttrlois having U-n-aed of their retire
tntereat In the l u.gs, tiie I'.bH': ibrr, asAtslrd by Vlrs.
Keller, will asAUbie the rntire mai.n;. mil t of ti e es
tablishnieM, and neiiiier pams nor i-i-uc will be
tarel lo render Ik aver lam one of ihe iiKt pleasant
aud e-onuot tul le wurrir rilares in Uie oe!lhwcst.
The buiMljps liave all b.ti plaev.1 Hi esrellent ra
fwnr, and Bon y iai4. vt-iiH-i u . aa tltat Four
II ... t tors a be ae umx. aud vnib every
t.n.l.i.t ari't rutivauirree 'W.e tsbie will I ibus
dai.t y supplied, aud wul b eliu.l to lUunaof that class
1 h Hslrrs.
T artert at T rr lam e-ofm.t-t cf Wb'te, Crey,
fisUfl I: i i Ni! ii r, Cbilj bmie provea by aaaly.
M t i be the Mrrnve-t in tie Mate,' aod the beat U
Fratw-tje aod Linv-sUTie.
Klcstlral A tteodataee.
Tlie subscriber , wla has boi-a, lor tlie lt 1 years,
rrtfaced u ti pea. t.ee i utod i ia la Xtalli AlaUaaiA
aad Mraiphj.cati be rtaniuaa-Mut at all boars by vis-
n-x alio Busy cljatiee to bevd te st r ea as a puy si-
'.teana of aerrs lo Ilrarrr Dam.
Ta-sre ar i!im louua to iI.cih: rpi ini,'., all ut which
ara l i tu ir;ir. A l:tr ot C'fa lie a ul run from Co
l'aVa ibiee liw tawl, aad asenrers will so
tart-i li frem Uial place la one tay , over one of lha -eaal
ruevle in ibe Ftate. Arrai'S-meota bava bara
svtade at HruC Lsad'.ac, Uas leuaesn.. Rivar. y
wba h siarvas aifsr.aa bias frota tiul Sirat Una Will nnd
raaaiy cvCiwyaaca lo tba strutra.
A ton uae rue uta, 'Ac.
Taotors writ! Bad al iluavrf lktiu a la.-fe Ball Roues,
Tea fta Atle) s, 4c. A Baa trenil kteatu runs aear laa
piara, aud derr at fceat sbju.Uiwie laay ba fouad la
Ua uiubodaiia vaiuJy.
Ilatr of CUarfs4.
Per week T
Childrva uader tea years ukl
K-r t an u of ail "" 90
A hberwl dadtsxtaai will ta as Ada ia tae above rales
tatasa tamuara tti asta aauata ve duruuj tae aeaawa.
Of UMiae wbt are aaacuaiatad ith the proprirtoe
ut Beaver laua ta. Ws bae Ut refer
t.a. Haiwa and Iv. itrweee. Jackaoa, He.
Juaefia i s. twt . aad J"a W. Lapairy , Sflma. Ala.
Maaars ! A el pTiata, Taacaajuaa, Ala.; las. W. U- it
B. r. Sewsuas.TuavwBibia, Ala ; si C. OaIUiw.t.I.. P.
roasa. Las, . awd H. V. HasH. taq., Urmptua, Teas.; A.
aprltaeT Till' MAS T. tnXDL
AHAXDHOstK aad etMtuurwbia Unally rsaidraca id
luidaawwd wear tba brwiira. w ah Carrara-ansa
aad stabia sujKbad.fr tba bakAca u Ua year. Irua-
ln1"1 f "- i.-'-'y Apt l l
. tYoNM CO..
l fMrla-tf Tl ruaUja )uar.