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V. A. OA&TE3,
E. X. JAMES.
WHS01I, CAETEE & CO.,
COTTON FACTORS, -vj
WBOIXiALZ AND BITAIL DUUEI X2
Groceries & Plantation Supplies,
No, J94 2IATN hTItEET,
Corner Washington," june 1J ' fcEHpaia, texjc.
Corner Cedarjand Cherry Streets,
J. G. rULGHULI, Proprietor,
Formerly of 23 North Summer St.,
J. G. 1VILSON, Clerk.
This Hotel haa been lately refitted and newly fur
nished. The proprietor doires a liberal patronage
of tho traveling public. ? may 13-6m
A 4 A A. A. J .Jhi ..-l-.S J
CHc2 la Court-Louse next to Post 0I2.ce,
MrILL PRACTICE I AW
In Chancery and Circuit courts of Giles, lie will
Attend to the Collection of Claims
gainFt the TJ. S. for Bounty, Pension, Back Pay,
or claims for property and chare nothing in such
cotes until Iks tmney is colUcttd. fob 16-Gm
SOLOIST IE. HOSE.
Attorney & Counsellor at Law,
0!W in the South-west Corner of the Court House,
lii tho Courts of Giles andadjouning counties, feb2
AIIOS H. BICHARDSOir,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Will practice In Gilo and adjoining oountiea.
Office in the Court House. janlStf
1 T.,II. N. JOIIES,
.Attorney at Law,
Will Practioo In Giles and the Adjoining Counties.
"West aide Public Square, Up-etairs, over tho Store
of May, Uordcn May, next door to tho Tennessee
House. - J"
P. G. STIVER PERKINS,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Will Practice in Giles and the adjoining counties-
In North end of tho Tennessee Houso, west side
of the public square. jan 12-tf .
iSO. O. BBOWK,
. IAS. m'cailck.
BROWN 6c McCALLUII,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
OFFICE Th3 one formerly occupied by "Walker
fe Brown. Jan o, tr
B. B. REKD.
RUTLEDGE & REED,
Attorneys and Councellors At Law,
WILL practice in tho Courts of Giles, Marshall,
Maury and Lawrence. Particular attention
eiven to tho collection of claims. -Office a, e. corner
Public Square, Up stairs. ia
"Watch Maker & Jeweller,
1 LL kinds of Rapalrlng In Watches or Jewelry
Xl tlone promptly, and satisfaction warranted.
Shop at Mason Ezoll's Store. feb lft- tf
II. D. Lo LIOINE,
Office No. II, Cherry St., ' near Church,
NASHVILLE, TENN. . .
P. O. Box 875. Jan 1 '88-8ra
T. H. Uilt,
Ezell Cz Edmuiidson,
East Side Pnblie Square, Pulaski, Tenn.
Keep constantly on hand a full and assorted
STOCK OF GOODS,
Embracing a great variety,
A LL ot which they offor at lor prices especially
j-x. uioir elegant stocK or
Iteadr Made Clothiuc.
All kinds of Barter, all kinds of money, premium
ana uncurrcm, iascn at mur mari-ei &.uo,
DS. i- V. QBAKT,
Dl. 0. 0. ABEBXATBT.
DRSl GRAIJT & ABERNATHY.
- - Pulaski, Tenn.,
TTAV1NO associated themselves in the practice of
XX Medicine and fcurgery, respectfully tender tntiir
service to the people of Gilea and the adjoining
counties; and hope by strict aitention to business
v merit a Uucr&l atiare ot public patronage.
Special Attention tJiveu to Surgery.
Having had ample experience in the Army during
tne war, and bvinjr supplied with all the appliance
noccBhary, th-y jsci lutly prepared to treat all cases
entrusted to their card.
ftf" Qte ntar Sout-vat Corner Fullit Square.
jan 5-6 ra
i LEX and CALVIN, Kniphta of the art Tonsorial,
mill, fri&v . vuuv. IUV Olil. IUV MAT. bXiQ UIW. bUt
1 Ti .. ( - T . . 11 . t . . T - 5 '
slus oi a uium, iru can on mera ai mciT new
North side Public square, at the etripod pole.
L. V. JIcCOIlD,
J3ook unci J"ob 3?rinier,
0CTH-EAT CORNER r-CBDJO SQrARE VF CTAU,
1AFFI p-T.iisl for all Joh-worV. Nc J"b o-sn b
j a.kii jfm 'h otttoenn'il pail fr,
Drugs and Iledicines.
W. M. BTJRDETT.
7H0LESALE and HETAIL
BEUGS AI7D XIEDICI1TE3,
DYE - STXJEES,
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES,
NEAR THE COKNES,
SOUTH-EAST 07 TBS PCBLIO SQURI,
CAKSFCLLT TVT UP
DAY OJEt jSTEGBLT.
Also Constantly on Hani the Best,
FOX MXDICAL rVRPOEES.
PULASKI TENNESSEE, FEiDAY ; KILNING, AUGUST 10, 1SCG,
' For the Pulaski Citizen.
Mr. Editor: Does this Lot,' oppressors
August afternoon affect your spfrits? Are
yon wearied with business or politics?
DoeB your head or your heart ache? Do
you long to wander out into the cool and
silent woods, where the trees throw s de
licious shade all around, where the grasses
are growing fresh and green, and where the
birds 6inij answering melodies to the whis
pering winds? Do you long for the cool
dell, where the bright flowers are blooming,
where you may lay ' your face on the cool
damp earth, and be lulled to soft slumber
by tho mutterfngs of the rivulet among the
tall grasses and lilies? Do you pine for the
clear, deep waters, upon whose bosom you
may float, dreaming the dream of boyhood's
years, enchanted by the mystic 6ongof the
wares ripling against the boat? If so, for
get the world-with all its oppressive care?,
forget that ever humanity existed in' its
pleasure and pain, and on the wings of
fancy float with me over the ageB back
"back beyond the history of the world as
written beyond the garden of Eden, far
away into that period when the grasses of
the field and the trees of the forest were
first created. Now let the imagination
dwell over the lovely picture. This is the
region of the vegetable kingdom before the
sound of human voice had echoed through
these hills and valeys the age when this
world "was being fitted up &3 an obode for
man. Here are vast plains covered with
tall sheaves of green grass, and bright
flowers of every hue and variety. Here are
noble forests whose trees rise hundreds of
feet above the waving grass of praries.
Streams' of pure, clear water ripple along
over pebly beds, not yet conducted by man
through loathsome sewers. Bright-winged
birds flit through the air, inhaling the
sweets distilled from the ocean of flowers
that crown the land. "Nature is beautifying
the earth on limitless scale. We gaze, and
grow silent for wonder, while our hearts
are uueu wiiu iuc uiajeoir ui mo uuuuiouau i
wona, ana our souis ie&si on iae seuaatiuus
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of beauty, and revel amid the evidences of
wisdom that has clothed the universe in
this mantle of beauty. Yet there was a
time when all this resplendent beauty was
'formless and waste." Nor was it the work
of a single age to form from chaos the order
and beauty which now reigns. But it was
the duty of successive ages to heap up these
mighty table-lands, covered with dense
forests, and filled with rich metalic ore, and
to beat down these vast valleys and plains,
covered with luxuriant vegetation.
Each advancing s'ep towards perfecting
and adorning this earth was made by the
Creator with the view to the comingof man.
Now,-from the regions of fancy where
we have perched ourselves, let us look down
upon the world as finished waiting the ad
vent of man. We gaze and can find nothing
to wish for to make more perfect tle scene
Look which way we will, the eye and heart
Everything is fresh from the hands of
the Creator. Man has not yet despoiled the
beauty which crowns the earth. It is yet
full of solemnity, goodness and beauty
The winds whisper wondrous melody to
the trees and waters, and the birds sing
their wildest, sweetest songs. The sun
shine, tb birds, the flowers, the dreamy
hill, vast praries, the grand bluff frowning
down on the 6miling plains, present to the
eye of our fancy a landscape so sublime
and bewildering that we give ourselves up
lo the influence of the scene. In view of
all this grandeur and magnificence, is ii
strange that ra
vtholotry should teach us that,
3 0, - ,
oming of man, the earth was
prior to the com
inhabited by imaginary beings who ate am
brosial food and drank the nectar of the
gods ? ' Luella.
Bradshaw, Aug., 1866.
Letter from Texas.
Editor Citizik: Long years have rolled
their bloody lengths along since I penneda
line for the Citizen, and I propose to-day to
write a snori letter irom tnia region o iu
noble "lone star State."
We are all driving along here very smooth-
ly. Every one is trying to do all ha can to
restore the State to her former glory, and
we'll succeed. The prospect for crops is
first rate. Corn is fully made, and I made
soma new corn-meal yesterday. The crop
is not a full one, but enough will be made
for home use. There will be a pretty full
crop of cotton, tsking the cotton-growing
region all over, and if no disaster befalls it,
there will be nearly as much made as in
1CG0, if the negtoes will pick it out. Great bibe aa early appreciation of the advantages
fears are - entertained by our planters that of a free press."
they will not get their cotton gathered. The Test Oath Doomed.
Cotton is opening some, and will be ready An exchange say during the late eee
to commence picking in three weeks. 8i0n of the Supreme Court of the United
We are expecting a large emigration from States, the constitutionality of the test oath
your noble old, down-trodden State, and we Was argued, but a decision was not render
will ever be ready to give them a hearty ed by the Judges. It was understood.
welcome. Our prairies are fu.l of the finest however, that a majority of them had agreed
beef and mutton, and the timber country as to iis unconstitutionality, and that a
has plenty of bogs. The wheat region has wriClen opinion to that effect would be de
plenty of the best of flour, and all have Jeered at the next session of the court. It
plenty of corn; so there is no danger of fcaa been intimated that this delay was the
starving. Let all come that are of the right re8uU of a desire to cive Congress an p-
crit, bat, for God's sake, don t send any of
1 the Brosralow et! We have co room for
t:. .:j- have just eent off a gang, and W8
cva breathe easier the air is much purer.
YtQ have just thrashed out the Radicals.
about six to one, and hope they will forever
remain D. D'b.
Everything here, in the stores, is very
high, so are all provisions but beef, and I
will give the prices of the latter: Beef 4c.
per fb., or from 10 to $15 on foot, for
thre to six yeara old; bacon '15c; lard
loc; mutton 62 apiece; corn SI, 50 per
bushel; flour 5 aad G cents. Specie is the
currency here, and all transactions are on
that basis, and but few greenbacks are
us; J, znd they only to pay taxes. We have
r-'-ora or less rain everv week, and bo far,
h -ive had a very pleasant summer, with
Very good health.
Courtney, Grimes Co., Texas, July 23.
r What Yo2i&2X'C&a Bo. " " ' "
We take the following from the Phila
Among the strangers in Philadelphia at
tbis moment are two ladies from Martins
burg, Western Virginia. Yesterdar they
were purchasing a seed drill, a mowing
machine and other agricultural implements,
which cost in the aggregate about eight
hundred dollars. Their home was very
close to the theatre of the late war. Be
tween the two contending armies their
houses and their barn3 were burned, their
horses and cattle were driven off, their only
brother conscripted into the army, and
themselves left utterly destitute and home
less. Any one who seeing a young lady
such as we saw yesterday, had been told
that she, unaided, bad plowed and planted
many acres of land, would haye laughed at
the party so informing him. Such, how
ever, is litterally the case. We learned the
facts from a gentleman residing in the vi
cinity. The smoking ruins of the farm upon
which these younjr people resided, bad
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KaH fn rra tV a Huilt tliom Irtnr hrmRA arm
extemporized a barn. Horses were loaned
them, and the girls with their own hands
ploughed the ground and seeded it with
corn. The crops grew apace, and with
their own hands they harvested it. They
sold it to good advantage. Tbey had own
ed forty -seven negro slaves. Some of these
went into the Union army, others deserted
the locality. The girls were left alon to
bsttle with the vicisitudes of tvar,
Our informant, whose respectability is
beyond all question, says that these girls
produced by their work in the field more
decided and productive results than were
accomplished by the entire gang of slaves.
Tbey toiled for three years, and now have
a comfortable house and a most substantial
barn upon their property; while improve
ments have been made upon it to an exlent
that makes it of considerable more value
than before the torches of conflicting armies
reduced it to ashes.
One of the young ladies has since mar
ried, but the others still do the duty as
"overseers," and they themselves purchas
ed yesterday and directed the shipment of
the agricultural implements to vrhich we
have referred. The wonder to the dealer
was that a lady, delecately gloved, and
otherwise attired as though she had never
overstepped the bounds of the boudoir,
should descant experimentally and intelli
gently upon the respective merits of the
different reaping machines, and upon the
comparative values of the different patents
for thrashing out the cereals. ,
TViopa finnff larliAR wprn Af?ncntd in
., , . , ...
Philadelphia, and are well known to many
. , ,
The 4th of July was duly celebrated by
the Ameaicans resident in the city of Mexi-
co, Uen. Magruaer, lormeriy oi tne Jteoei
array, and Prince Salm Salm, of the United
States army, paid their respects during the
. . Amar5can Consul., Th De-
, . f IndenendenCG wa8 read. lhe
me f Washington was eulogized by
T7r: t? A r r:e.; na
xrn- sr,A.A Ka tn.c ;
f h anJ f Ae United Sute8
A Pans letter-writer says: "The Pritce
Imperial has asked his father to allow him
to learn the art of printing. A miniature
press has accordingly been set up in bis
apartments, and Mr. Forester, 6on of the
i well known printer of Montauban, has un-
dertaken to initiate the prince into the
mysteries of his craft. It is to be hoped
the future ruler of France will likewise im-
portunity to repeal or at least modify that
1 odiou oath.
An Appsal to tn,3 President.
From the Women cf the South.
bt kabgasit . rsxrroK.
You stand upon the chasra's brink,
That yawns eo deadly uc?r,
lieady to bridge the rift we tlunk
And dare the noble leap;
So! 11 this rent with purpose bold
Eight war's red deeds of shame, -
And Curtius, with his legend old,
Viil pale befora your name t
"We meddle not with questions high,
The holier office ours, -To
follow where man leads, and try
To hide the flints with fiowcra.
We sought thro' all our mortal strife,' "
, To succor, soothe, sustain;
And not one Southern maid nor wifd
II us grudged the cost or pain.
So now, when might haa won the day
When hopes and aims are creased,
"Wc cheer, npbold a be?t we may
The hearts whose fc.l is lo&t. s
Eebellious outlawed what yea will
We dare a boon to crave:
"We trust that calm forbearance Etill
Against such odde eo brave !
. For eons husbands not one pl;i t
For men to whom you give,
With unapbraiding lenioncy,
Free right broad room to live f
But with tender woman's claim,
Warm in our souls, we come
Strong in the gpell-word of a name.
That holds denial dumb.
lie, in whose more than regal chair,
You sit supreme to-day
Could he, unmoved, nncensnring, bear
That wrong should wrest away
What calmed a dying father's breast,
As with rare tear and moan,
Within his child less "arms he prest
The babes thence named "his own"!
Ilia own? Yet she sole daughter left,
Of all that steady race, .
An exile wanders sad bereit
Of certain dwelling place;
Within her old ancestral halls,
The hearts no beams reflect:
And over lawn and garden falla
Tho mildew of neglect-
The blood allied to Washington,
Spurned from the rights iiz gave I
Denied the vaunted justice done
To every home-born slave 5
Tell not the brood oS Aekelon
Let Gath not hear afar;
Lest Kingdoms sneer it, ono to one
" liow base Republics are !''
Yon do not war with women Good 1
Let 6uch your boast Etill be ;
We do not at-k a single rood
Of ground for Mary Lee,
t Yet, tho' our hero's wife be banned
Aa touched with treason's etain
For Mary Ccstis wo demand
Hi Arlington again I
Last Hours of Stonewall Jackson.
Dr. Hunter McGuire baa furnished the
Richmond Medical Journal wkh a detailed
account of the last hours of Stonewall Jack
son. It is especially interesting, as the
writer was Jackson's medical attendant.
He says that after the fatal wound was
received, and Jackson was being supported
from the field, he pushed aside the men
who were holding him up, stretched him
self to his full height, and CTied feebly, yet
distinctly enough to be heard above the din
of battle, "General Pender, you must bold
on to the field, you must hold out to tbe
last." This was his final order upon the
field. He was then placed upon a litter and
taken to the Wilderness Tavern, which was
used as a hospital.
Chloroform was administered, and as he
began to feel its effects, and iis releif to the
pain he was suffering, he exclaimed, "What
an infinite blessing," and continued to re
peat the word "blessing" until he became
insensible. The round ball (such as is
used for the emooth-bore Sprinfield musket)
which had lodged under the skin upon the
back of his right hand, was extracted first.
It had entered the palm, about the middle
of the hand, and bad fractured two of the
bones. The left arm was then amputated,
about two inches below the shoulder, very
rapidly, and with slight loss of blood, the
ordinary circular operation having been
There were two wounds in this arm, the
first and most serious was about three
inches below the shoulder joint, the ball
dividing the main artery and fracturiag the
bone. The second was several inches in
length, a ball having entered the outside of
the forearm, an inch below the elbow, came
out upon the opposite eide, just above the
wrist. Throughout the whole of the opera
tion, and until all dressings were applied,
he continued insensible. Two or three
eliT-l.t wounds of the skin of his face, re
ceived from the branches of trees when bis
horee dashed through the woods, were
dressed aimply with isinglass plaster.
During that day and the two or three
next following be seemed to be doing well.
but on Thursday a change occurred, and
pleuropneumonia of the right side followed.
Ilia wife and children were cent for, but he
beran to sink. On Saturday be was still
worse, We quote the closing description
When his child was brought to him he
played with it for eome time, frequently
caressing it and calling it his "little com
forter." At one time be raised bis wound
ed band above his bead, and closing his
eyes, was for some moments silently en
i ' ir 1 "i iiiI'wwiiumi
lie said to me, "I see from the number
of physicians, that you think my condition
dangerou?; but I thank God, if it is his
will, that I am roaJy to po." About day
light en Sunday morning, Mrs. Jacks. n in
formed him that his condition was very
doubtful, and that it was better that 1:3
should be prepared fc-r tho worst. He waa
eilent for a moment, and then s:iij: "It will
be infinite gain to be trans' ilei to Heaven."
He advised his wife, in the event of his
death, to return to her father's house, and
added, "You have a kind and good fithe r,
but there is no oae eo kind and good a
your Heavenly Father," " .
He still expressed a hope of his recovery5,
but requested her, if he should die, to have
him buried in Lexington, in the Valley of
Virginia. His exhaustion increased go
rapidly that at li o'clock Mrs. Jackson
knelt by his bed and told hiea that era the
eun went down he would be with his Sa
viour. He replied, "Oh, no; you are
frightened, my child; death is not eo near;
I may get well." She fell oyer upon the
bed, weeping bitterly, and told him again
that tbe physicians said there was no bop?.
After a moment's pause he asked her to call
me. "Doctor, A nna informs me that you
have told her that I am to die to day; ii
When he was answered, he turned hie
eyes toward the ceiling, and paused for a
moment or two as if in intense thought, then
replied, "Very good; very good; it is all
right." He then tried to comfort his al
most heart-broken wife, and told her he had
a good deal to eay to her, but he was too
weak. Col. Pendleton came into the room
about one o'clock, and he asked hinr "who
was preaching at - headquarters to-day"
When told that the whole army was pray
ing for him, he replied, "Thank God they
are very kind." He said, "It is the Lord's
day; my wish is fulfilled. I have always
desired to die on Sunday. . '
His mind now began to fail and wander.
and he frequently talked as if in command
upon the field, givingorders in his old way;
then the ecene shifted, and he was at the
mess table in conversation with members
of bis staff; now with his wife and child;
now at prayer with his military family.-
Occasional intervals of return of his mind
would appear, and during one ofUhem I
offered him some brandy and water, but be
declined it, saying "It will only delay my
departure and do oc good; I want to pre
serve my mind, if possible, to the last."
About half-past one he was told that he
had but two hours to live, and he answered
again, feebly but firmly, "Very good, it i
A few moments before be died be cried
out in his delirium, "Order A. P. Hill to
prepare for action 1 pass the infantry to the
front rapidlyl tell Major Hawks" then
stopped, leaving the sentence unfinished.
Presently a smile of ineffable sweetness
spread itself over his pale face, and he said
quietly, and with an expression as if of re
lief, "Let us crss over the river and rest
under the shade of the trees;" and then
without pain or the least struggle his spirit
passed from earth to tbe God who gave it.
S. S. Prentiss, one of lhe greatest orators
that has yet appeared upon the earth, thus
speaks of Ireland: "There liea upon the
other side of the wide Atlantic a beautiful
island, famous in song and in story. It
has given to the world more than its share
of genius. Its brave and generous eons
have fought all battles successfully but
their own, and its history, like its harp,
moves to tears by the melancholy story of
At best life is not very long. A few
more smiles, a few more tears, some pleas
ure, much pain, sunshine and song, clouds
and darkness, hasty greetings, abrupt fare
wells then our little play will close, and
injured and injurer will pass away.
Among other curious incidents of the
Portland fire, it is said that a man who had
been locked up in jail, slept through the
fire in his cell, although the building was
burned over his bead. He was discharged
the next morning, having been "tried aa
To Wash Calico without Fadiso. In
fuse three gills of ealt in four quarts of
water; put the calico in while hot, and
leave it till cold, and in this way the colors
are rendered permanent, and will not fade
by eubsequent washing. So eays a laiy
who has made the experiment.
Blcshiko is a sign that something of the
angel is left in woman, beautiful to ibe eye
and bespeaking the inward purity of the
heart. When a woman ceases to blueh she
baa lost her greatest charm.
Somx men are cats. You may stroke the
fur tbe right way for years, and bear nothing
but purring; but accidentally tread ou the
tail, and all memory of former kindness is
BAerjrcLszss is more frequently conpet
ted with good sense than we find assurar.ci;
and impudence, on the other hand, is often
l effect of doworight stupidity.