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I. VF. McCORD, Editor fend Publi-.her.
.. Firm in the riLt the Printing Presa should be,
The tyrant' fe, tlie champion of the free; "
Faithful and constant to its sacred trust
- Calm in its utterance in Its ju Jgmc-r.ta just;
"WXiC In its teaching; iucorrupt and strong
To speed, tho-riht afil! to Eeaouuoo tfceirrong.
;p D.V. r i!ORtNINOKJ U LY.. 1 3th, , 1 866.
V 'Ja's." S." DmenVsQ. -:;
thVR3'li?ali"an(f,tlie present State
vrnT 3nt."""He "haa written
a letter in
;d? says'lhe .Legislature, is an "lrregu-
arnj'p'stitational,"bodyj and has no au-
to acV upoanlhe "Constitutional
r 18 -eot. We make the following ex-'
" 's P3r3"6locVa a memberof the
, . se m bl y 6 fibe S ta te o f Te n ri e 66 e e ,!
4 1 ot fail to remember that I repre
t lbhi iootfrty ,of 'tGile3, jn which coun'y
inabeen for? eighteen, moathi previ
Uteli election, Wb'v? ; Not; because
1 da of t Giles county.4 prevented my
d. to, .put because an army men
e, and because the Government of
JKlXe'd Slates', had failed to':guarantee d
J' fican form of government in that eec
, " Yel it.waa called republican, and men
uui put: on the general ticket to represent
jihat counties in many instances, who were
k'lf known' to jthe.citizens of ' the counties'
tadhwhich 'they purported to come..' -" " ' '
Doet us remember that in a republican
Uyiraent the - pec'ple'r -from whoni'all
i . add authority Is 'derived select their
f ' pre6entati?c3.Vu .. .
. n thia extract,' the 'Prejtif arul Times
10Qinta;ae. follows; e', ',, . J
iarn'oer6onal friend of Mr. Diilin, who
vised officer in the Union army, informs
e c no electfon.' urijder the'g'tineral ticket
j'hig ld' in Gile3vcouhty; and Mr. Diilin
7 cl'2611 1 fly for bia ife'' bhing' drivea
' e.-om. that: county ty reDoia, viio ar
i. kfiud . threauried" to haB'sr'himJ He
raiprf3bned 'at Columhia by the rebels,
0l life eared by William G. Lewis, of
And yet he jgaya that the peopla of
did cot pretent hia going there, and
) unltea oiatea uovernmeufc -uuu
securo a republican form of govern
L vthat Gection'' 'We are informed
lSf '.Ycepte' Of ''Giles we're very bitter
L,.Alr.r Diilin durirl the war, that no
"lows'lt better., than himself a&d that
ery people canexplam whya repub
rm of government did not prevail in
rnaUiorv-Vi-2" '' ' '.'"
.Ibrfeffing all; in a Iittle'rebellion down
;ns the incidenta aoo
spiring, we know n
, own personal kn
o thing of
ihorizad by Mr. Lewis to aay
lihe would 'jiave rendered his
Lor.asi3tance in hia power at the
! tp, Le was nevervjon,
J'pre ignorant'of having perform
J wonderful feat attributed to him. If
;?aved MrVDillia's life he does not
tv anjtjug about it. v '
' .. " 7Vr! fAn'tinnp its prm
rj-un tnai tue .L.egidiaiur u
t a republican or conslitu
.'irtulJ imake it inComneten
' ' . . .1 T 1 .
constitutional amendment, it
'Y affect, ita authority on all
'd invalidate every law it passed.
fJillin eat 'as a. member of," the
r-uf Repregentalive8, voled for various
J, or. two United States Senators, and
I himself a candidate for the Speakership
C the House," a position 'whic we wished
f in to 6ccupy,5 and was also elected Comp
.rolter.1'", Certainty "',the cavil which he now
nakes against the power oi the Legislature,
' ?sed upon an alleged glaring-error in its
iirinal Uonstituiion ior wnica iiuurew
iohnson only 13 responsinie is oy no
ASeana credibla to his consistency." ' How-
iv'et; if he conscientious!? looks upon the
' Legislature,' "as 1 an illegal, anti-republican
,6sembly, let him have the privilege or re
pentance, but he should not charge Con
gress with the organiration of the Legisla-
.tire of thia State.'
' The' Irrepressible Conflict. ,r :j
aQ A distutbance between negroes; and
am rtrtlr T1flA fit Pmvrr.a. ton the Naali-
i 1 iC O WW I pww - J
jfiie and. Chattanooga railroad, on the -4ih
i 3t. s, One. report eays a negro insisted on
Sing to the table to eat with the whites at
uir pic-nic dinner. He was knocked
?Ern,.' when a general melee occurred,' re
tipg in the death of five negroes and one
Xite badly stabbed. ; lAnother report says
vojte. soldiers lDRulted a woman at a negro
M-nic, ending in killing three negroes and
whites. ' : :
i rb fcegro excursion to Spriss oa
r ruo.liviHe Dd, Decataf .railroad, was a
"-.zeri- affair, 7 large; cumbers getting
ltighting among themselves. One
1 ft and a woman severely cut.
ni.oT uncoupled the locomotive
to Nashville, leaving the train
J"na mile from Spring Hill.
Soldiers had a pic-nic and speeches
fiilem, near Nashville; .some white
'.intruded, taking, possession .of
)5id-iD8trument8." A-fight ensued
ut,l on both eidet were wounded.
.'lad 'eviUe letter "eays:. "Alex.
r(jas been here for eomedays.
to preach faith, hope and
j ba"ao b;ling-blir that the
..JnVt the North will: materially
Tb.9 Proposed national Conventioa.
A mesting of citizer.3 from various parts
of the State; was held i a Nashvtlle on the
4lh icst., to consider, the call for a National
Convention lately issued by the Executive
Committee of the National Union Club.
On motion llon. Win. Heiskell. of Knox,
was called to the Chair, andIIon. John A.
Campbell appointed Secreta:t,. . "i"
After a free and harmoniqua interchange
of views, on motionrthe Chair was directed
to appoint a Committee of. three, 'to iraft
secres of reeolutions, embodying the action
aud sense of the meeting.
The Chair appoirilad on said committee.
John.Lellyett, Ea'q.', Hon. John S. Brien,
and nbn. John C. Gaut, who, after retiring
a lew minutes, presented tea following reso-
ULIUD8, wuica were unanimously aaopiea:
Resolved, That the 'Chairman of 'this
meeting appoint'an Executive Committee of
five members at Nashville, and two Auxili
ary Committees of 'three members each,' at
vnoxvine.ana tiempnia. .
2d. Said committees are empowered to
appoint sub-committees one' for each Con
gressional, District. ' The 'committee at
Knoxville shall appoint the sub-committee.
for; the 1st, 2d and 3d Congressional dia-
tricts. " The. committee at Nashville shalf
appoint' for the 4th,' SLh and 6th "districts,"
and the committee at Memphis for the 7th
and 8th districts. L ' "'V 1
'" 3d.' Notices" shall be given by handbills,'
letters, notices through the newspapers,'
and in every possible manner that a meet-
ing or citizens oi me otaie ravoring me
President's restoration policy as indicated
by" die address of 'the " Ex-Comm.itee of
isationai union iuq ai wasningion, Bnau
be held in each countj oa the last Saturday
in July, .to appoint delegates to a Uonven-
'-.' ' i ' ' ' ' t t'- ; . . '
yeniion in eacn congressional uistricc, to
assemble on the first Saturday in August,
whose 5 duty shall be to appoint two dele
gates and two alternates from each subdis-
trict to . the Union National Convention to
assemble in the city of Philadelphia, on the
14th day of August,'
4tb. In case of the failure of the appoint
ment in any district 'of delegates to" said
Union N'alional Convention, or, from any
cause a vacancy shall occur, it shall be the
duty of each suh-committee herein provid
ed for, to perform that duty." And in case
of the failure of any of the sub-committees
to fill euch vacancy, the executive and aux
iliary' committees ishall'mtke the appoint
ments each for its own division.
5. Each committee shall' be empowered
to enlarge its numbers at discretion. "
" 6th. Thia meeting shall appoint four dele:
gates from the State at large, and four al
ternates; and in case of vacancy the central
and auxiliary committees shall appoint suit
able men to filj such vacancr
n motion it, was f
Resolved, That'thef ".ings of this
meeting' be. publisher "OkcitypauS
andyje friends to."
XZ. vt"r eque ste" toforw ar d the fnlo r m a
tion contained herein to all parts "of the
State with a'zeal worthy of such a cause.
On motion the meeting adjourned to
meet again on' next Saturday afternoon at
4 o'clock. '. ',
The' convention! according' to ' this af
journment, met,' the President of the Con
vention, HonvJSjre'HeiskelJ, of KnoxLin
the' Chair.'. .
The appointment of delegates having
been confided to conventions to' meet in the
several Congressional districts, by reoom
mendatipn of the last meeting, the Chair
announced that it was in order to put names
iq nomination for the Siate at large, where
upon the following named gentlemen were
put in .nomination and elected in the order
which'their names appear, viz:.
Coll John' TBaxter, of Knox, with 'Col.
John Netherland'iof Hawkins, his alternate;
Hoh.'John S. Brien,' of Davidson,'with E.
II. East, Esq., of Davidson, bis alternate;
Col." Jordan Stokes, of Wilson with John
Lellyett, his alternate; John" Leftwich, of
Shelby, with C.B1 Church, his alternate.
i.uen, on motion, tne unair proceeaeato,
"appoint an Executive' Committee for 'the
three'grand divisions of the State: '
'. CommitteesI Middle Division. Hon.
John S. Brien, Hon, John C. Gaut,. P. W.
Mixey, F. C. Dunningtbn, E. II. East, Esq.,
W. Matt. Brown, Esq., Henry Watterson.
Eastern Division F. S. Heiekell, John
Williams, Robert Armstrong, A. BJizard,
James Brittonl Abner Jackson.'.'
. Western Division. Wm. Poslon, Sam'l.
P. Walker, WTm. M. Harrington, Harvey
Brown, P. B. 'Glenn, M. S. Temple and
? ' There being no further business before
the Convention, it then adjourned.
' ,' Wm. IIeiscku., Pres. '-'
Jobn Alex. Campbell, Sec. ' , ..
' Brownlow Y Ilasta..
Gov. Brownlovr, says the Memphis Zed
per, . ran ahead, we believe, of all the States
in calling an extra cession of ;bis Legisla
ture to ratify the Constitutional Amend
"ment. Gov! Cox, of Ohio, heshated, but
Brownlow ran. ' Massachusetts deliberated.
xi Tennesseeexploded with eagerness.-
The Northern States -at least some of them
are uncertain but Tennessee is furious to
consumate her.own degradation. Political
accountability Vises 'up before the visions of
Northern Governors, but Brownlow fears
nothing: 'Northern Legislators expect to
meet a people who possess the power of cut
ting their cornb but Tehneseee Legislators
are afflicted" with no such unmanly fear. , In
tb, Northern States'tha peo'ple'are not dis
franchised. In" Terjr)sfe tbey " are. " So
v Tiie Tax Eill.
After a euccession of struggles, the new
tat bill ha3 passed both Houses of Con-
grcss iue tallowing are the principal
Oa raw cotton 3 cents per lb. -
come tax is finally fixed just as it is in the
aw now in iorce. ine tax on tobacco is
finally fixed as follows: : On snuff manu-
pared for use or sale, a tax -of 40 cents per
pound. On 'oavendish, plug, twist, and
all other kinds of manufactured tobacco, not
otherwise provided for, a'tax of 40 cents
per lb. On tobacco twisted by hand or re-
duced from leaf into a condition to be con-
sumed without the naa di anv machine or
instrument, and not pressed, sweetened, or
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otherwise prepared, and on fine-cut shorts,
a tax of 30 cents per pound: ' " On fine-Cut
chewing " tobaccoj ' whelherilmanufactured
with "the stems in or hot, or however sold.
Ml10086, VQ,bulk orIin ro113' Phages,
paper wrappers or boxesl a tax of 40 cents
per pound. Oh smoking tobacco,: all kinds,
not sweetened or stemmed, nor butted, in
cluding that made of stems, or part3 of
stems, and imitations,' a tax of 50 cents per
pound.j "'' " v -" '
-,A. Old Dccumest. The Huntsville
Independent says: "We saw yesterday the'
first deed that was ever made in Madison
county. It dates in the' year 1810, and is
a conveyance by Zachariah Cox of one thou-
sana acres .oi ,iana to Aiarun .oeaiy. ine
body of land deeded lay immediately South-J
west of town" lncludinrr tha Bic Snrincr.' I
then called HuWt's Sorin?. 'Tbe once' rjaid
r ' t . ' ' fc ' ' 1 ' f . " 4 I
T5U ,itt J Vi.' " tr..
uj cay a, vu l uyimi pof ou.o. . uuuw i
All4 the "Prussian princes of proper age
are in the field.. ....A thorough military
training is a part of tha education of every
male member-of the royal house. Tbe
Crown Prince, . Frederick . William, com
mands at least nominally the forces in
Silesia, while Prince Frederick' Charles is
at the head of the armies in Saxony. The
former is. tha "son of the King. -He is near
ly 35 years of age having been born late
in 1831. He is married to Queen Victoria's
eldest daughter. .Prince Frederick Charles
is a brother, of the King, and was born in
1801. ' . , j
A Mobile paper says "The Austrian
Embassador arrived back at Mobile, from
Atlanta, with nineteen ex-Confederate offi
cers, all of-whom have accepted positions
in the Austrian army. Large numbers of
Mobilians will accompany him on his return
to Europe both as. officers and privates.
Among the officers are General Arlington
and Colonel P. Parry." "
Wises, claiming to represent Montgome
ry county in the LegiHture, ventured to
make a speech at ClarksiJ-'Lhe other day.
The reporter of the Express likens it unto
"a drop of cold dish-water divided into a
thousand particles, and dropped from some
dizzy height, one by one, into a pile of saw
dust. Noargument, no reasing nothing,
in fact, but the escaping of impure gas
from a defective pip." :;
Some irresponsible, drunken fellows tore
dovn the national flag over tbe office of one
iacturea ot.copacco, or any substitute Jor world' who from being the mighty chief of U"".!"' v" - uu"Pe' n a man h
tobacco, ground, dry, or damp, pickled or a chosen people.- struggling for indepen- ,amD ? Pe presence ol these same rebels, time, the
otherwise, of all descriptions, when pre- ,w hn reduced tathe condition of Xou;tav! JtU(liea. l0.-,lttIe Purpose it your come. Now.
Vine Was men CSliea Wicaersuam, tlie lOU On political questions, jor ui. vrateu - r o wiiiianw na aieurew, cut ot iuos. 001110,80015
name giyea'ft'i; Col.'X'e'Voy; Pope, one of ia'n officer of the, Federal. army; nor by the Bureau, and declaring the willingness f sthAof lse
the first setlefs."' ! 1 f ' ' ; ' previous association, for the physician and of the colored people to trust to the laws of dy in favor of said Wealy G man. ' .
..." . . his patient were strangers to each other the State, and their old masters and friends janel " 1J '
T. McKinly, Commissioner for Registration most surely take possession of every read
at Gallatin, on the 4th, and the Radicals er's mind on perusing this work.
are trying to make capital of it against the
Conservatives, by holding the citizens of
Gallatin and of the South responsible. Ba6e all, affected by that vein- of tenderness to
wrelches! They know that good citizens wards them, of love for their cause, of hope
all over the South condemn such conduct,
Tus Imperial Government has concluded
to contract with Mr. Charles T. Loosey for
the establishment of a line of mail steamers
between New Orleans and Vera Cruz for
the period of ten rears. The vessels are to
make two trips a month.
We , learn, that Gen. Joseph E. Johston
has positively accepted the Presidency of
the Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad.
He arrived in Selma last Monday, and will
make that his future borne.
The Montgomery County Agricultural
and Mechanical Association have determin
ed on holding a fair near Clarksville, the
latter part of October, and steps are being
taken to that end.
Caf-t. Rexford. In the case before Es
quire Meacbam at Nashville last week, in
which Capt. R. waseharged with receiving
stolen property, no prosecutor appeared.
and the prisoner was dismissed.
It is generally believed the President
will veto the Freedmen's Bureau bill, on
the ground that it provides for continuing
the Bureau beyond the time fixed by ex-
isting law. -
A corresnondent writes that if wa desira
it, he will aend us something to fill up with,
That's just what we want. Suppose you
commence now with a good roasting piece
of beef and a barrel or two of flour. .
Tue splendid hall of the Odd Fellows' in
New Orleans, was destroyed by fire on
Wednesday. Ijoss about 55300,000; msu
- ' Decatur Bridge Completed. Tbe Ten
nessee river bridge at Decatur has been
completed, and trains are now making reg
ular trips across.
-W.-K." Poslon', of Memphis, died Snnday
evening laet t 7 o'clock.
The Prisoner of Fortress lloxiroe.
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'If anything- were wanting to attach the
hearts of the Southern people with affection
and veneratioa jo Jefferson Davis, the need
would be supplied by the recently publish-
d book of Dr. Craven, of the U. S. armr.
The details of the prison-life of a man who
has, 5 like Jefferson rDav is, filled a preemi-
neDtlv consnicuoua place ia the-eye of the
-rafi(n- confined orisoner: who. in place
0f controlling the movements of mighty
armies is guarded by a corporal's squad,
mast awaken the curioaity of -the public ia
- rtaf tha worlds Evervbodv willread
kv ... ra will wish to wratifv tha
-' o j
uaUi at Uuh vuigai vuiivaivj .tm.w , i . . .
ous men always provoke; some will desire
to gratify their vindictiveness with a recital
of the Bufferings of the representative victim
of their wrath; and others will expect to
derive instruction from the reported conver-
8ation of a maQ whose intellect, as well as
is position, confer oa him'so fatal a prorni-
enee-as the embodiment tf the Southern
- - . . A 11 af .Kasa vAona tit illTinrllvv
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moTemeufc. ---xi.ii ui iu F55"2"""
something to repay them in the perusal of
Dr. Craven's book. But the Southern peo
ple, alone, will read it with feelings which;
while untainted by curiosity, are hallowed
by the affectionate regard' with which their
thoughts so naturally turn towards their
fallen leader. : - - -
It is noticeable throughout this remark-
aoie dook, at least u we mj j uuKs uj iuo
published, extracts, that the sympathies of
th writer annear to be altogether enlisted
for hia distinguished patient. , This fact is
' i i i i t" 1 e
t t t, rJ9;no,l Un hormnnv nf onin.
wo Wj r Y-j . -r
patient were strangi
until they met within the walls of Fortress
Monroe. "It can therefore be accounted for
only ' by that extraordinary superiority of
intellect, fend that remarkable purity of
ehara'cter and eleyation of moral tone, which
impress all who approach Mr. Davis.
r. .... .1 J J 1S1 I
,ven wunin tne casemaiea aungeou wuicn
was his "prison, these characteristics do. not
seem to have deserted him. -:, ud tne con
a rf-v .1
trary.v they appear to have become even
painfully conspicuous, -when observed
against the sombre background of adversi
ty. .The. eame effect, although, perhaps, in
a less degree, will be produced on the read
ers of the book. The wonder will be how
a man who for twenty-five years had devot
ed himself to politics, could have laid up
so large a store of that kind of philosophy
in whicjj our politicians are generally so
deficientf how a man who had aspired to be
only a statesman could have collected m-
formation on all the wide range of subjects
embraced in -fine arts and the physical
science; how a senator and a soldier 6hould
be equally capable- of discussing law with
Webster, politics with Seward, painting
with' Ruskio, mechanics with Stevenson,
metaphysics with Cousin, and poetry with
Wilson. There seems "to be no effort on
the $art of Dr. Craven to .'exhibit these
powers on tbe part of his subject. He does
not play the part of a Boswell by seeking
to hold his hero up to perpetual admiration;
or of a Howard by asking sympathy forhe
j unfortunate prisoner. And yet admiration
1 and sympathy are the feelings which will
..But the people of the South, who know
Jefferson Davis so well, will be, more than
for their future, which runs through all that
the illustrious captive says. They could
V.ova wsaVfld to, ha snared the recital of that
cruel scene wmcn aepicis me aguuica ui
the prisoner when the manacles were placed
on his limbs; but they cannot but feel that
t r .i . :ti ru
the ignominy of this outrage will fall, not
. . . . i mi
on' its victim, but on its authors. Tbe iron
which entered the noble soul of Jefferson
Davis sank as' deeply into theirs
he suffered, tbey suffer in unison with him.
They know too, and the world knows, that
the factions which could applaud so gross a
crime against humanity in the person of one
man, are quite as capable of contriving an
equally enormous crime against a whole
Tbe Southern cause, triumphant, would
have needed neither eulogium nor sympa
thy. The glory of victory would have made
it illustrious. The heroes who sleep be
neath the skies of Virginia and Tenaessee,
would have been its saints and not its mar
tyrs. But the Southern cause defeated is
incarnated in the person of tbe lonely priso
ner of Fortress Monroe. Through him it
appeals to the world and to history for that
righteous and impartial judgment to which
peoples as well aa individuals must submit,
Whataver mav be the indgement, the lost
cause of the South acknowledges in that
august person its representative ana its
apostle. . v.nue De lives, even mougn lie
be surrounded Dy walisoi stone ana guara-
t . . II .1 t J!
ed by bayonets oi sei, ne is tne emooai
ment of all for which the South fought and
BuGered. If fcarra befall him. the dead
Confederacy, though no longer incarnated,
will be transfigured.
Two Sisters recently met at the Relay
House, near Baltimore, whu bad not seen
each other for forty-eight years, though
living only a short distance apart, and fre
quently exchanging kindly messages.
Tbey talked about thirty-six houra, and
I were still talkirg ben last heard trotn.
nr-lTlimirliniirTTTiHWllilll IPW I I IIMIBIhi I I Hf lirrnr- mr- n --jiT-nj-l iirtl Tr-i TiJTrr'T-T'iJjilirrTHtrrTr'"-r" ------ -- 9 V
Uaynrd Ferocious. I
The Memphis Zedger aaye Mr..Maynard
has written a letter :to Gov. Brownlow in
praise of his promptness in calling an extra
session. He writes like a madman, and
talks glibly of rebels. He is not, of course.
10 represent rebels in Congress. So far as
ai coucemeu, no is a son oi execu-
"oner, well, Mr. Alaynard. l you live ten
researches into , human nature teach you
the greatest numbers and tne greatest
in"-e"JSenca cao bs teP ,n. subjection by a
Iittle Bluad perched upon the shore-bound
billowa of war. You wnl yet cower, and
cowering-, will be retired to private life.
iou naa Detter oe moaerate.
, The Legislature,
The House at roll-call on yesterday num
bered fifty-one members, five less than a
buorum. In the Senate, Messrs. McFar-
land, Carrigan, -Johnson and Thompson
preSented a paper which assumes that the
Senata haa no power a8 a branch of the
Legislature to transact business until the
House its co-ordinata branch lainacon-
. . .
dition to perform its duties. The law and
authorities which it quoted : incontestably,
establish their position as correct. It was
laid on the table by a vote of 14 to 6.
The Senate then proceeded to the con
sideration of the Governor's message nomi
nating Messrs. Stone and Spaulding as Me-
lr0politan Commissioners, and after discus-
sioa tbey were confirm3(i. Union and
I ' '
A large meeting of the freedmen of Geor-
gia. was neiu in Uriljin. a law oavs since,
w - , ,
The Bureau Agent .at Griffin arrested
two of the speakers for disloyalty to the
Bureau, ana they were subsequently re-
leased by the civil authorities.
. ,y. . . . -..' mofit :n lIia fash
? w. :mK:u: a rara .A
. . . ba-bich Col. Hill kn0W8
bo well how to prepare. The Col. displays
rare talent in this respect, as well as a won
derful appreciation of our fendness for good
things., ..:.:. . !. -.
A Storekeeper Hie Oilier aay stuca. upon
his door -the following laconic advertise-
ment: 'A bov wanted." Tbe next morn-
. ' . j i 1,11
ing, on opening tbe door, he beheld a little
urchin in a basket with the following lable:
Here he ia."
, The new Constitutional Amendment was
ratified by the Senate of Tennessee last
Wednesday by a vote of 14 to 6.
-- No quorum in the House yet.
: A nosegay is easily obtained. Four or
fivo brandy toddies a day will soon give
you one that will astonish your friends.
Gold closed in New York last Wednes
day at 149
Harp Husbands has laid us under obliga
tions for a big beet aid a huge tomato.
Oo hears the heart without words, but
1- - . 1- J T . 1. . . . .1.. 1. 4
U9 never uears me worua wniioufc iu uoati.
Russel, the American correspondent of
the late war, is preparing a history of it.
NEW ADVE RTISEM NTS,
ALL persons indebted to the aetata of J. P. Alex
ander, deed., are hereby notified to ccxce for
ward immediately and settle, or their claims will ba
pat out for collection. Those holding claims will
present them for payment.
r julya-4t W. F. Atexasdeb, adm'r.
i ,. .
Monday tha eth day of August
to tha highest b ddar, for cash,
hoaM in Pusk! a Trit of
next, 1 will sell
before tha court
Land containing 91
acres, lying on Lynn creek, in the 16ta civf dis
trict of Giles county, adjoining tha lands of John
liam&ricir, wm. .try. 3fm. .base i man and othen.
Bold as the property of David A. Waldrnp to satisfy
'--itiona m my can as against lonnj Garrett
-one in favor of James McCallum, o m,
. in favor ot A J Fitapatrick for use of &o.
j As-o-td- It. L. EVANS, Dp'ty Sh'ff.
BY virtue of a venditioni exponas issued to me
from the Circuit Court of Giles county, ' will
sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at the court house
in Pulaski, on Saturday, 25th of July next, two
Town Lots, Noa. 152 and 153, situated in Pnlaki,
and bounded north by Shoal street, east by Third
street, South by lot 154 and west by lots 159 and 160.
Levied on aa the property of Mrs. Wm. Barker to
satisfy said writ in favor of J. B. Stacy, Receiver Ao
iune 2&-td B. H. PEDEN, Sh'ff,
OV Saturday the 2Sth of Tuly next, 1 will sell to
the highest bidder for cash, before thaoourt house
in Pulaski, a Tract of about Fourteen Hundred acres
of Land, lving in the 2d civil district of Giles county
and bounded north by the lands belonging the es
tate of Francis Petty, dee'd.; west by the lands of
James Strong and heirs of Madry, aouth by C W H
Biles, east Dy estate of Kichard Suttle, dee'd., and
J ames W Kivers, and known as the Apen llill Tract.
Levied on aa the property of Thomas J Brown to
satisfy an alias Fi. Fa. in my hands issued from the
Supreme Court at Naabvilk,, in the causa of Eliza
beth A Phillips, use of Joseph J Heaty vs. said T J
Brown and others.
jtma22-td, B. H. PEDEN, EhiT.
T3 Y virtue of a venditioni Expontm to me ieued
JJ from tbe Circuit court of Giles county, I will sell
to the hizbebt bidder for cash, at the court house
atk.rjMTv aai,1 wr.ttn
isvoroi vim rry, Adm r., c.
jnnela-td B. II. PEDEN. Sh'ff
BY virtue of an alias venditioni exponr s issued to
ma from tha Circuit court of Giles county, I will
sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the court house
iu Pnlaaki, on Monday the ltb of July next, one
Town Lot in Lynnvifle, belonging to J M Shields
and on which he formerly lived, bounded on tbe
north by Dr. U M Johnson, south by a lot claimed
by L M Shields, and.contains l acres. Sold in fa
vor of Alliaon, Aner&cu fc Co.
jr-e!5-T4 B FI PEDEN, Sh if
uwr i u i. urntjti, oa jox-naay uie I6tn day of July
next, a Tract of Land belonging to S D Bray, boun
ded north by H Gibson, eat by Mrs Hewitt, eon-
We Need VxRiiTr. Monotony is det-
tructive. The sea has nothing but itself
the desert the same. But the country baa
variety, and here is the charm of life. So
in all our rr.iovments thera mast be variety.
For instance, how keen are the first enjoy-
ments the first glimpses fpring,-th
nrst airs of autumn any pleasant event
long delayed music, after a long.intervaL
as not heard music for a long
sound of even a Jeweharp Ja weU
the wisdom of life ia to taks
advantage of these things enjoy one, and
then the other thns each one will be fresh,'
if tun be given to the chords of the mind;
8o to speak, to gather' keenness.. " Hence.
there is a constant round of more or less
enjoyment. Thia is the best that can ba
done with life according to the best minds.
And then the prosiac moments must inter-
vene. to etui iurtner mate up me variety.
John Mobrisxt. the pugilist, is a Radical
candidate for Congress from the Fifib Dis
trict," in New York city. :'J
MFW A "nVF"R VTFM' NT
X U xvxia
BY virtue of a Venditioni Exponas to me i.wxt
from the Circuit Court of Giles eotruty, I wilt
sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at the court
honwe door in Pulanlci, on Monday the 16tb day of
July next, one town lot or parcel of ground known
on ttio plan ot trie tuwn ot 1 uiasKi, lot rso. 229, ana
fronting Mxth and shoal street, it bein the.saxQa
lot on which James K. Hunch sow resides., Bold
to eatigfy said Venditioni in favor of Killman &
isrotn a. u. triLUtLst, aiiir. -
june 15-td . :J
BY virtue of three venditioni exponas issued tome
from the Circuit court of Giles county, I will sell
to the highest bidier".forcah, at the court house door
in Fulauki, on Monday the 16thcf July next, a tract
ot land in tne Sdcivn district oi uiiea county, cony-
taininj 18K acres, bonnld on the north by John.
By two venditioni exponas issued to me from the
Circuit Court of Giles county, I will sell to Va
highest bidder, for cash, at the court houso door in
Pulaski, on Monday 16th Jnly next, two Town Lota
in Lynville, Giles county. Tenn. one containing K
acre, tne ouier about one acre, on wtnen Kobert o.
Montgomery lived and occupied until all the houses
were burnt by the federal forces, in tha north-east
part of said town. Sold as the property of the said
Montgomery in favor of Wm. Fry.
T)y virtue of three venditioni exponas issued to ma
J from the Circuit court of Giles county. I wiU
sell to the highest bidder, for cash, at tbe courthouse
door in rulaJti, on Monday tbe 16th of Jnly nest.
gether with the improvements thereon, adjoining
I road, supposed to oontaia two acres. Sold aa the
I property f Wm. Piakertou, in favor of J Ellolden
iud Joseph B Chiiders. . .
Junel5-td B. XL. PEDE.EVff x-
BY virtue of alias venditioni expoponaa issued to
me from the Circuit court of Giles counsy at tha
Decmber term, 1 880, 1 will sell to the highest bid der
ior casn, ai ine cauri nouse in ruiasKi, on Monday
tna letn day oi July next, tne interest of Joel H.
Harris in a tract of Land in tho 15th civil district of
Giles county, on the waters of Robertson's Fork, ad
joining the lands of JP Boyd, Gilbresth and others.
containing acres, mora or jess. Said Hams
owns one-tenth, which is levied on in favor of J W
Johnson, .Executor c.
Junol5-td B. H. PEDEN, SVir
BY one venditioni exponas issued to me from tha
Circuit Court of Giles eountj , I will sell for cash
at the court bouse in Pulaski, on Monday the 16th
of July next, a Town Lot in Pulaski, now occupied
by Lawrence ohnaon. together with tha honsarnd
I .1-1 tin Itranh in fi'S if"......-.: 1"
i .v.., .i. b.Ws vi wuouuiuuj i cjmu.
june lB-td- a. II. flDZN, Eh'ff.
BY virtue of three executions in my hands in favor
of George W. Childrrse, adm'r. of Jaa. M. Chil -dress
deo'd, I will sell to tha highest bidder for cash,
at tha court house door in Pulaaki, on Monday tha
16th of July next, two Town Loin Elkton, known
on tha plan of said town aa lots No. 107 and 108,
belonging to Thomas C Baugh.
jane 15-td J3. H. PEDEN, Bh'ff
BY virtue of two vedditioni exponas ta ma issued
from the Circuit court of Gi ee ooucty, I will aall
to the highc bidder for cash, at the court house In
Pulaaki, onWnday the 16th of july next, a tract of
Land on Eobertson'a Pork, in lfcth civil district of
said county, on which A H Iligdon bow resides, con
taining 108 a&ea, mora or less, bonndod aouth by
John K White'a estate, east by A K. Gordon, north
by J ohn P Boyd, west by T. M. Gordon. Sold aa
tha property of A II Higdon in favor of Thomas
Martin and McClure, Back & Co.
Also, at the tame time and place, for cash, ena
I road aouth by M M Johnsoa, north by a street thit
J leads to Cornersville. Sold as tha property of said
j Higdon to satisfy a venditioni exponasin my hands
lown j-ot in i.ynnvnia, rjounded wa?t by turnpike
m lavcr oi jticiure, enex ce v;o.
. . . n . .
june 15-td" Is. a. PEDEN, 6b ff
I1IPR0VED THRESHING HACHIHS.
WE have inanufaotured a large number of thaaa
machinea within tha last eleven years, and for
their working qualities, they are superior to any
machine introduced in the market. W also manu
facture Powerwith counter Shaft for driving cotton
gins. We invite tha attention of farmers to an ex -amination
of our machine before purchasing else
where. J. Nichoisow, Manufdcturtr, Gallatin
WILKINSON fc WEBB, Agents,
jane5-8ra. Pulaki, Tesa.
' 1TEW GEOCEIIY HOUSE.
Gilbert, Kerr & Smith,
N. E. COB. FEB. SQUARE,
(One Door North of Meters Shaoklaford & Bright,)
W have oc band now a full and completa stock af
Consisting of everything usually kept in our lina,
and which we oftaT to the public at tha
Without esnmeraticg, we eaj to all that we ara
prepared to supply all otyoor wants in our line, and
imply aak you to examine our extenaive stoek and
' iue jor yonrslvf a.
tniy Vr 'v. GTLPXHT, KERR SMITH