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EDITORS ASU PBOPRIETORS. .
rflEsnAY MO!!XIii A TTfiJ'ST ITJ, 1853.
THE SEVENTH tWfI0NAL D1STRIGT "
-fWtf 'publish to-"19! a letter from Col. S. C. Pavatt,
.,.if tin i?.nm of Ins recent defeat in the
wiawy-. n 1
iSeventfl Uonjfre.-iionai uistncj. 01. x avatt nas
Siwavs been a staunch working democrat, and Ids
tsinguiar defeat in a large democratic district has, we
(UeeUwell assured,-been-a source of as much regret
Ksthe party in every, other portion of the Stale, as
Ro himself. Our wannest sympathies are -with liira,
Swhilc our astrmisJiiiierit is equal to our mortification
fUiat the stauueh democracy ol the seventh district
ip-fuouiupenuit iiicirrvguiany liuiiuiuiieu uuiuiiiaiu iu
axL . .1 1 .1. .: 1 l. ....! 1M... .
J(l5biacrificcd upon a question having no connexion
iKvhatever with the itroper 1 i ualifieatkmS for a seat in
t' !' . 1 r 1 H tl.mAB frnm
3S O iUUSi. HUJIO 1UI UUUflS
uiern in iiiiurc.
. ' ' "
ftTHE .RESULT IX THE TENTH CO.NUUtasiwAii
; r..- : . Ar,.mn!iN liavo been en-
l''Sp1'n a fiuiw ,i-ilulc 33 to 1110 re;i1 result 111 1,10
. ' W Ul lUlllUlllltUillllUd 1L '-"'i
i'lentn Uonsrresttonai uuinci ucwrai -uraio. ui.u-
PTOXiand Yerokii. It apiwars that in flic fourth civil
vyistrict of Slielby county the Judges of tjie election
K rejected two votes, adjudging them to be .illegal tin
s . lller- the statute. The act or 179G-chap. 9. Sec 3
?- enacts tuat
"?If there shall be two tickets rolled up together,
or if any tUJxl shall contain Vie names of more per
- smix than eadi rMor ha a right to vote for in either
of these cases, each ticket-shall not be num!cred in
taking the ballot, but shall be adjudged void.'
This is the law of the case, and below we give '
ilie' Judges" certificate, which contains th.c facts.
.AVe think that the most casual observer can see, at
"once, tliat the law and facts correspond, and tli.it the
si Judges were fully justified in adjudging the tickets
Wa find flin fprtifimto 5n tlm Kaclf. an A
State ok Texxessee, )
Shelby count;, j
"We, the undersigned, do hereby certify that we
"Wjre the Judges, Clerk and Ofiicer, who held the
election for the Fourth Civil District in said county
"of Shelby, at Union Church, in said .District, on the
4ili day "of August, 1353, for Governor, member of
Congress, Senator, Floater, and two Ik-presentiitives,
from the said county of Shelby and we further
'certify, that ukh counting out the votes iol!ed at
salt! precinct we fbuuU two tickets, both of which
were for (K A. Henry, for Governor; for E. M.
Yerger, for CoiiL'ressr for W. A. Booth, for the Scn
a'tej foe ft. J. Slaughter, for Floater; and one. of
Which had on it the names of J. C. Farfington, G. '
L. Holmes, A. C Welborn, and J. Fowlks, lor Itep
rcscntattves from Shelby county and the other the
names of J. C. Harrington, G. Ij. Holme1, and A. C.
TS'elborn, for such Kcpresciltatives. The tickets ;
- were printed tickets. We further certify, that we !
excluded said tickets lrom Uie count, and refused to
allow either of them to be counted for G. A. Henry, I
E. If. Ycrer, W. Ai I)ootli, and G. J. Slaughter, I
although" the vote was single :u(d scjiarate for them J
bgcausrf there were mo.ro than two names voted '
for on said tickets for County Itppresciitatirej.
Tliese two votes added to the others for E. M. Yer
ger at Miid Fourth Civil District, would make his
vQtO thirty and they are the bamc votes which arc
mentioned in our certificate on the Poll Dpok as two
illegal Votes, which wore excluded by us.
utveu under our hands this 15th day of August,
1853. JOHN D. HIXES, '
.JAMES CAIIKEL, Judges.
AV. a.llOBEPa'S, )
George You.vo, Clerk.
V. A. Siieldv, Olficcr.
Our Memphis contemporaries, in their controversy
on this subject, liave labored under the belief that
Ci)L Staxtox's majority is but two votes. This is a
mistake, as they have since learned The'"ofliciar
vote obtained from the office of-the Secretary of
State, and which wo published several days ago,
gives CoL Staxtox a majority of six. This definite
ly settles the practical question in the matter, and
leaves our Memphis-friend to settle the legal ques
tion upon its abstract merits.
' LETTER FROJI COL. S. C. PAVATT.
C.u dex, August 18, 1S53.
Gextlhmex: It is due to the party friends who
I have served diligently to the extent of every
dollar I could spare from 1S35 np to the 4th of this
hist, at which time I was defeated for' Congress by
these party friends, that I-shpuld give to the public
; .through your paper, (if you will publish it, for I
"injure yon that it is the last favor I will-ever-ask
f'3" or :m ungrateful party,) something of its
liistbrv. The action of the Baltimore Convention
I will iass over now without going into particulars,
for the reason that it does not legitimately come
within the scope of this letter; yet it is a known,
fact to the Tennessee delegation that several mem
bers of that convention from Tennessee changed
position after arriving at. Washington. I stood firm
and voted for Gen. Cass every ballot, easting me -electoral
vote for him until the last one, when Gen.
Pierce was nominated.
'siylll one day be worth enquiry, who of the
delegation heii'tatel to cast their votes for Gen.
Pierce, and I do not wish it forgotten by those who
were there, that I threatened to make this thhg-J
known In Tennessee if on the last ballot wo-did not
unite. It wa3 too plain that the influence of Young
; America had""plpughci our lieifer." The State
.Convention over these party friends put me upou the
.Eiectaral ticket last fall, and I canvassed one of the
' worst districts in the State. The result of the elec-4
tion was gratifying to the democracy for the rea
son Uiat it appeared to heal all dissensions and pro-
' duce harmony. To no one was it more acceptable
.. than myself. I hope it will prove a blessing to the
In Ma3 last, when the convention met in this
district to nominate a candidate for Congress all
iny,aiiteeedcnts were asjwell known a3 they are
liOwjithe democracy knew that I was one of the
oldest democrats in the -State; that I took ground
upon the stump for the Expunging Resolutions in
.the election of 1835; no. men did so but Col. Jo. C.
Guild and myself and a few others. I voted
against Judge "White's nomination for the Presi
dency inj the; Legislature of that year. In 1839, at
the request of Judge Win. Fitzgerald, James R.
McMeans,, JofmIoKernan, lion. Wm. R. Harris,
and a score of old line democrats, I run for Coit
gress agains John W. Crockett, in a district wbcre
he had been elected in 1837 by a majority cfjvc
thousand votes his majority in that race was re
.duaedifopr thousand. Every democrat wdSicinein
ber the contest of 1S39; it was the most animated
State election we ever had James K. Polk against
Newton Cannon. We all recollect Hie dis'parage-
v,Jiiont attempted to bo thrown oiv Col. Polk, result
ing from his difficulty with Mr. U.Tyc and the same
odium was cast against- Hon. C. Johnson, a leader of
the party, in. consequence of Bailey Peyton's attack
on Uhubefbrc Uic Najhvillc Inn." I was present
snd saw Uiataffiur. I that single olitical con
lestI spent more Uian one thousand dollars. I
paid one hundred dollars for a single barbacue for
ColPolk's benefit, and up to 1S4A Is wus actively
engaged in every political stttiggle.- A'r ttte XTuv
convention. List, when
l was noflyjvitoi tbr Con
gress, itiiiplain.tiic ncinhvtfrou did not give satis
faction tSfUe. aspirants. Therefore, it was imme
diately seized on as an objection to me that I was
a Son of Temperance. On my arrival in Giles
county, I found Uiat, with an opponent, it would
endanger my success. On a consultation with Alaj.
Biiford, on Uie 9Ui of June, he told me that lie had
confered with Esq. Bugg, who was then spoken of
-as an opponent, and he gave it as his opinion ha
As-ould not run. 3faj. Henry, the Whig candiikf'
for Govemor,.told me I would have an cfiponenr
fbut intimated.orsu'dltAvoold be democratic onnol
siUon, I pa; s A UirougU Uie districted foucd' no
swetU toJcvfep' one Utet tigress
-t. .. TmflA manifest tlie creater the dis-
UlVll 1,111a j-.- - '
content. It seeped flicre -innst be olyeitiou
raised. I Fouau, in one case, "a man vrtio'lias Hie
counterfeit' resenibhrfcS of ft dera6CTat,'wntitfg'SrtP
clc3 in a whig paper against me. My devotion to
the party had been too long and steady there tfas
"fomy one way to get ridf i!J and' that wa-i to
me with .being a Bon ot uemperaiui.-, ami
wiUi one sweeping deujiciaUon for that lauitn
it is one) cancel all -obligations;- and commit' the
bUckexl inymlihide. When irty opponent ' saw tlw
excitement in Giles county, lie became" a candidate,
and wrote a.drcukir which I sent yoa from Elkton,
though I, never saw it noticed by you afterwards,
-for vhat psason-r do not know. There he took-tlie
ridiculous ground as a candidate for Congress that
he was opposed to the.'Maine liquor Law; Uiat if
its friend? persisted in its passage, the principles .
tliat lav,' inculcates would in the end deprivo us. of
every tiling but the light of the son and moon. As
ridiculous as his position was on tlrat subject; he
went further and denounced every' Minister af tlie
Gospel as prowling wolves in, priestly garments, Wlw
made temperaileo- speeches. He avowed lid. would
or could dtp under Uie Maine Liquor. Law,bnt would
not live under it. He read from Uie praeeedjngs of
Uie Temperance Convention of Uie 22d of Febru
ary, and charged that the members of that conven
tion were my friends and brothers; he charged the
clergy with an attempt to connect Church and
State, and that they were attempting to set up a
morality higher Uian Uie Bible. In. vain I stowed
tliat Uiis temperaneotrcformation ivas advocated by
srood men. not bad ones. . I' cited Uie names of
Messrs. McFerrin, Henkle, Xapsley, Pitts, and a
host Of olhers, and .maintained Uiat such nien did
not want to do evil I ofteostated I was proud of
such men and I could not and would not condemn
them for all the seats in Congress.
This isometliing of tlie history of the canvass,
and the manner of man that thousands of demo
crats supported against me. . I will state oixe oUier
fact, and close this .letter.- On my second visit to
Giles county, on the 4th of July, I found great ex
citement between Maj. Biiford- and Mr. Osborne.
I' became alarmed upon this whisk' question. I
went lo the house of -Maj. TJuford and told, him he
knew all, abont this matter; and Uiat I wanted liim
to tell me frankly whether I was to" be sustained
by the democrats or not, for if I was not (and he
kuewhqw the facts were) that-1 would go to Pu
laski and decline. I told him that I would not en
danger my party for one mou'ient, ne dissuaded
me-from it. I am sorry now that I. did not know
what was going on, for if I liad I would baveboeh
saved this disgrace and mortification. Thorcsult of
the whole is, that u'o man need raise liis head, that
li:ts ever belonged to Uie temperance "reformation;
each democrat is to. be prescribed, it is immaterial
wliatis the debt of gratitude to him. It is"one-.of
the moderajmprovemcnts, and their improved econ
omy is, when obligations become burthensome, wiUi
one ungrateful act they jcancel all obligations, and
each one makes a little. This is intended as a les
son iir modern Unicg, I will not repeat Cardinal
Woolscy's speech, for it has b jcomoquitc common,
but a slubTxini reality btaresr mo in Uie lace. . I have
to sell the lat vestago of properly I have in the -
world to pay the money I liave spent for a wliisky
crinkiug, ungrateful jarty. If everyone is thus.to
be treated, it is plain what will bo Jhc result, .
It is due to Gen. Mceks of McXairy, Maj. T. M.
Jones, and X. Adams, Esq. of Giles, to say tliat in
them I found fast friend's. Maj. Thomas MarUn of
Giles, on a short acquaintance , I found to be one of
1he most bland and complete gentlemen in the
Htate. The country owes aim "much for his disin
I am yours, &X.
8. C. PAY ATT.
Messrs. iLvr.uxo & Eastman.
Important from Yexezdela. The Earthquake at
Cumana Awful Destruction of Life and Property.
This' calamity, so terrific at all times in Southern
countries, has proved far more disastrous in the
present instance Uian the reports gave reason to
suppose. Private letters to July 22, from Puerto
Cabello, .received by the last convej-ance, give us
unwelcome particulars, as they prove that the
earthquake of the 15th or July at Cumana was one
of Uie most disastrous that ever occurred in South
America. The present unhappy state, of civil war
in Yenezula is the cause of delays hi communica
tions, as the province of Cumana is the only one
now holding but against the government, the re
billion having been elsewhere suppressed. The
news was brought to Puerto Cabelio by the crew
of a national vessel, the Bolivar, who had. deserted
and joined the rebels.
Tlie first shock of the earthquake" was so violent,
Uiat, although it conUnued its vibrations only two
minutes, it destroyed, in that short space -of time,
every house but one in that principal part of the ci
tv.called Puente Arriba. Many of the inhabitants
of the portion which contained the dwellings of the
more opulent were buried in the rums. There can
tnj no doubt that some of the succeeding details are
liable to be quesUoned on account of the-channel by
which the news was brought to Puerto Cabelio;
but they generally received credit among respecta
ble men at that place, from several of whom the
story has been received here.
This shocking catastrophe seems to have put a
sudden and complete end to the wait for COO sol
diers in the barracks were anions the victims, to
gether with almost all of the officers of the revolu
tion. The utmost consternation naturally prevailed
among the survivors, and it was said thai a respec
table ecclesiastic was sent to General J. F. Mona
giis, who was preparing his troops to march against
Uumaua, ottering to submit and asumg assistance
for Uie sufferers. It is added that these' requests
were assented to, and that he immediately sent
o.nc.of his brothers with a supply of provisions and
men. The earthquake was felt in Barcelona, and
destroyed three large buildings, including the bar
racks, just after-700 soldiers had left them. All
along the coast of Venezuela, shocks were felt, but
no mischief was known.
It is said that the superstitions of the people led
many of them to look upon the earthquake as an
evidence of the Divine disapprobation of the revo
lution. Cumana is a city of almost 8,000 inhabitants, ly
ing on the gulf of Cariaco, at the mouth of the
Maranares. It is the oldest European city on the
American continent, having been founded ill 1523.
A Locomotive Exploded axoLossof Life. On
Uie "Western and Atlantic Railroad, at lloonstation,
crma ton ir tlt-olv-n in ' 1 .u tKij t-! ; T . . r f f nivalin 1 1 1 r
, U.I.J O.VX
1 locomotive Bobuel, wiUi freight train, exploded
with terrific report, and instantly killed P. 0. Glee
son, the conductor, and two Tennessee passengers,
who, the telegraph reports, were going to Atlanta
to obtain situations as firemen. The two firemen
were badly hurt one loosing an arm, and two oth
ers were scalded. The engineer, Sykes, it is said,
had been drinking and isa very reckless fellow.
lie was ab'scnt from the engine at the time getting
i dram, and was remonstrated with a short time
before, by one of the firemen, who told bun that
jhe engine would explode under the pressure. It
was a Richmond engine, and proved so defective
Uiat it had been overhauled lately at Atlanta. We
were unable to learn all the names of the killed
and wounded. If Sykes has been represented cor- I
xectly, be ought to answer lor such recklessness to
Uie full cxteut of Uie law. Chattanooga Advertiser-
Vkxatiocs asd Iktoi.ekasi.e. On last Monday,
tin. vr.rat Anv mi which it could have hannenorf
we received no newspaper mail from Nashville. J
Thus we were left nearly ball a week without pa
pers. A similar oversight has been committed re
peatedly in the last few months. There.is.a great
fault somewhere, and we will not endure it any
longer without complaining. MtrfrcesboroJCews.
05" This morning a scoundrel entered the room
of Hon. Mrs. John Hell, of Tennessee, at the Ton
tine, and stole a very valuable gold watch. Mrs. B.
was iu the room at the time, and saw him take Uie
watch from the table, and attempted -to make an
nlarm, butd'.d not succeed until the thief had es-
caped. It was a bold act of scoundrelism. AT, II.
On Monday, a compositor in tlie N. York
Herald: office, dropped dead 'at his case. Effect of
heat.. " -
. & )!V THESTEAMBB HUftBOLDTV
T-CORIIBSPOXHEXCE OP THE K. TOHSCtA
& L&xdosS Aug?2, 1853.
l Eycf since the Turkish question' obtruded itself
'Upon tbeattention of Europe, the news'ofone'diy-
with regard to the prospectof a fa vprabje-solution J
Las always, to a certain extent, ueen conirauieti
on tiiR'nexL It has. therefore, not created sur-
lirls'thattfio- pacific' announcement whiclT were '
' ! IV .II - ' . - r..lL'.f .Sl.."-. ,
receiysu iruui an quarters, jusi oeiore ine,uepariure
of the-last packet, liave Since been damped by a va
riety of adverse rumors; and although. Jhe eli'ect of
these rumors' has been sufficient to pto'duce a new
decline of Uie funds, there la no reason to consider
that the.hopes then expressed "were prfcinatnre, or
that they arc, no W in great danger of being broken.
Tlie precise position of the affair at JFjis moment
is believed to be that all the leadingEnropcan pow
ers meat interested in it, namely, England, France,
Austria, and Prussia, liaveBnanhribusly agreed Jo
certain conditions, which havebecu'put into the
form ofan ultimatum, and transmitted through the
Austrian.government to the Eaiperoit'of Russia, by
whom the '"good offices" of that power had been
previously accepted. The answer to'this cannot be
known until Uie 10th of August, but the inferences
warranted- by the courst- whfc!.l the,- negotiations
have taken promise so decidedly that, it'wil! be ac
cepted, as to-have left no doubt on Uie' minds of di
plomatists that Uie que3tiop- might, btf regarded as
virtually settled the moment the agreement of the
fourpowers was arrived at, Jlence. arose Uie gen
eral intimations Uiat were, received iri London fast
week froni the courts Of Yierina,Berlin, and Pari3
tliateveiy difficulty might be regarded oS removed;
and nothing tlrat has since occnrred is' Calculated' to
impair their .accuracy. The conclusion drawn as
llut Austria, in her present relations to Russia, must,
have been aware of the precise terms the Czar would
be disposed to submit to, and tliat ghe would .not
liave joined any alliance to dictate such as would
On the other hand, all the movements of the
Russian troops in the Danubian provinces are 6f Uie
most ponderous character, as well as in daring vio
lation of every principle of international lawj and
the alarmists set these before the public .as .more
than enough to counteract all the favorable impres-
Lsions which the Czar may cause to bo .created jh
other quarters. The latter, according to their
vieWs, are merely so many tricks to gain time; and
they contend that everyUiing he has done shows
an amount of deliberate preparation that renders
the idea of his marching back without having ac
complished anything, altogether improbable. They
admit tliat the course tii'us anticipated from him
would pat him out of the pale even of the ordinary .
morality of his brother monarchs on Uie continent,
but at the same time maintain that this considera
tion is likely to have little weightsince whatever
raa'y now be his measures, the falsehood already
shown and the designs which have been unmasked
have utterly -destroyed all the absurd prestige that
had gathered around his name, during .the past 'four
years, a3 Uie champion of order.
J)ut supposing all reasonable weight to be attach
ed to these arguments, they are, nevertheless, in
.the lniud of those who look for a pacific termina
tion, rendered utterly nugatory by the actual. posi
tion'of Russia. whose gigantic proportions arc mere
ly terrible on maps, and whose real weakness, it is
believed, would be discovered within a week from
the day in whiph she ventured on an aggressive
contest with any other first-rato power. To sup
pose, therefore, Uiat sho will, when It comes to Uie
last, throw down a challenge to combined Europe,
is regarded by some persons as oue of the most pre?
posterotis conceptions that could be cntertaineX
Still there can be no doubt that there might bo
great delay in withdrawing, and no'pne would ex
pect her to adopt that course until it became the
final alternative between peace or immediate war.
This alternative, however, is considered to be in
volved in the ultimatum now forwarded to her, and
thcrelore cvasiou must now prove useless. Indeed
it is the confident-belief that the terms submittted
by the fourpowers are.couched in this catagorieal
form that creates much of the new uneasiness- that
prevails for the moment in the money market. Ev
ery otic approves of what has been done, and it is
also the common, iraprersion that it will lead to- an
immediate aud satislaetory termination of the diffi
culties, but there is just thep'ossibilily of disappoint
ment, and hence the answer now -waited for is' one
of Uie most momentous ever anticipated. Even al
though the probabilities may be as a hundred to
one that it will be for peace, the bare contingency
that an announcement of war may suddenly appea'r
in the daily papers to-morrow week, causes a de
gree of anxiety which dispirits all men of business,
and preventsthe slightest manisfestations of specu
Nevertheless the regular course of trade increases
in activity every da-, and Uie demand for labor of
all kinds is. excessive, i lie work nouses, as far 'as
able-bodied persons are concerned, are empty
throughout Uie kingdom, and at the same time all
the resources of machinery are being taxed to their
utmost. In both cases, however, the supply is in
adequate to the general requirements, and the woik
ing classes conscious of their prosperity continue to
demand increased wages. In many places tins de
mand has been wisely met, but in others it has
! been resisted sometimes wisely and sometimes in
discreetly. Strikes consequently are increasing in
frequency; and more will take place unless the
question is well managed. The laborers at the Lon
don docks abandoned work yesterday morning,
without notice, and are still holding out. The me
tropolitan police are among those who are request
ing an increase of pay, and, as noUiing is more con
tagious than such a movement, a wide augmenta
tion in the ordinary scale of remuneration for labor
must evidently hcncefortll.be conceded.
The Hamburg correspondent, under date of St.
Petersburg, 21st ulL, says: "The armaments m the
interior of the empire continue witlioutintemiption.
The battalions of reserve of the 4th corps ofinlantry
are concentrated near tula. J lie guard and the
corps of grenadiers still occupy the positions in the
camp, near Krasnosrc Selb and near Badost not far
fi-oni Gotschiiio. The manoeuvers of the two corps,
which form an effective force of 100,000 men, still
A letter from Vienna, alluding to the demand of
80 millions of roubles made upon Persia by Russia,
states that the latter power, as Persia is unable to
pay this sum, proposes to take the province of Tauris.
m place ot it, and as that province is worth more
than the 80 millions, to pay the difference lo Per
sia. The Post Zcitung of Stockholm; of July 10, an
nounces that the .Emperor of Russia had given or
ders for the arming and fittingoutof thoBaltidfleet,
composed of 20 vessels of the line, and 15 frigates.
'Denmark. Cholera at Copenhagen. -From the
2.th to Uie 2Gth hist, there were announced -203
new cases, of whom 133 died making altogether
4,131 cases, with 2,174 deaths. The most frequent
passengers in 'the street are the carpenters' men car
rying homo coffins, omnibu?ses conveying loads of
eoqises to the burying grounds, where hands arc m
sullicient to dig the graves, and clergy arc wanting
to read the burial .service. Last Sunday 170 coffins;
were lying in one church yard, exposed to the broiling-sun,
and had lain there since Uie Thursday pre
vious. The lower orders divide their day between
woik and funerals; Uie reckless are to be heard frol
licking in taverns. The rich have applied -within
the last few days, to the number Of 1 1,000, for pass
ports to leave the city; the hereditary Prince a'lid his J
consort have resolved on staying m Loiciiliagen to
uerve as-an encouragement and an example;
Loxdos, July 30. We received at 4 o'clock this
moyning, by express from'ifarseilles, our dispatches
in -anticipation; of the overland mail, winch' left
Calcutta on the lGth, and Bombay on tlie '20th
nit Our' latest dates from China are to Uie 7th
Long before Sir G. Bouhanis visit to Nankin, it
was believed by many that at least a large propor
tion of the rebel leaders -were Christians. Several
Christian proclamations had appeared, professing
to emanate- from the new Emperor; but it was
objected that these were probably forgeries, got.
np by some ot the Christians known to be among
Had the American steamship Susquehanna been
able to acend the Yang-tse-kiang, Nankin might
have been saved to the Imperialists, and the fate of
China possibly changed. This circumstance would
seem to point out the utility of attaching as tenders
to large vessels of war employed in Coast operations.
small iron steamers of light draught, able to sail or.
steam, like the Nemises.
ihisuseltil class ot steam
vessels has been hitherto nltrnrpther "rWlenf oil in lhf
TtiepggneTJnited States Japan squadron'
are asseffibliJTgXirt he harbor of Shanghai. The
principal and evidentobject of the expedition is the
establishment of American settlements and coaling
stations in the China seas, for the protection and
encouragement of their rapidly increasing Eastern
trade; the experience of European nati veshas shown
them'that such settlements may be sources of direct
profit, as well as ofstrength.
We. have received by this mail two letters from
our correspondent This first is dated llong-kong,
May 24, and i3 as follows :
The latest dates from Shanghai arc to the 10th
inst, by Her Majesty's brig Lily. The accounts of
Uie rebellion in Uie north and south are extraordi
nary and for the future full of interest, The success
as. coup of Her Maicstv's'i'lQrilnotetitjarv In nro-
(feeding up the Yang-tserkti'g Jo .Nankin cannot but
jtvh, general satisfaction. -
m His Excellency, thoagh unfortunately Iiisposl
jfion would not admit his han'jig a personal intec
Iview .wiih the insurgent' chiefs, had daily commu'-
nication -with them through, hii oflicials,-liavingxe-s
'maineuTlhree !dav& off Nankin. The insureents de
clared they uevercliad- anv Intentior op'atfcieking.
wiianruni. IttCll UlliriJb 1 IU U lAJ A CIWl I.
. .. . O . - . .....
?y,Jr-Vm.pos3?-sS.o.. of iNanktrr, wrtlMr-V"."-
wero forth vtntr. haviur a forea there estimated at
8,000 origiual4AeI?,"aifdub6uti25.000fromHonan, i
Hopili, and other provmcs, oawhom tliey canile
peml.jp which may be-added the rabble who joined
t them nt-tlieoantuit! of towns for the'sftkeof nlfm-
r i mi t. r-ii r .t' .i.
uer. xncy aiso possess uiiiu-Biaiig ioo ou uiesv'"-".
and Yan-chang-fbo on the north side of the Yang-
tse-kiang, commanding the Grand Cinal; but above
and below these places the Imperialists have coin
mand of the nver.
There ha3 been no decisive action between-the
two forces. Imperial Tartar troops, aro in force
around Nankin, -the rebels having no outlet except
on the water side. The chiefs and followers pro
fess Christianity according to certain forfns, and de
stroy all ulols and temples. Their chief mover calls
himself the ."younger brother of Jesus Christ," and
is scarcely visible to any mortal man. Great Ta.
naticism is said to exist among them, and their be
lief is that they are destined by Heaven to-succeed.
Their acts arc a contradiction to the heavenly ruks
they profess, among" which are Uie ten command
ments, for they boast of having'slaughtercd 25,000
Tartars, men women, and children, at the' capture
ofNankint They profess great friendship to for
eigneis, and desire td trade in all articles except
- From Amoy, ourdates arc to the 19th inst The
accouhts' are quite startling. "We had heard of
rebels or banditti, whatever they may bo called, col
lecting in the neighborhood, but have now all at
once the accounts of the capture, on the I&th, of the
city of Amoy and its citadel, after a.sev.ere light
with the Imperial troops. The rebels were piost
friendly, to foreigners, and Sent a guard to proteet
the factories aud British consulate. Two' arnied
merchant ships wereoff the Hongs, and Her Maj
esty's steamer Rattler, not having returned fromii
Severe .conflict with a large fleet of pirates. All -jvas
Around Foochowfoo (a large' Tarter garrison)
Uie rebels were In force. About Naiilo'a ihejr were
Any decisive success on the part of the-rebels in
tlie North would apparently cause a- general rise,
and lead to a convulsion of tiie-empire, the rebels
professing mortal hatred against the Tartar dynasty,
and Uie whole or the Tartar race
IJis Excellency, Sir George Boiihanyrcturned to
the colony from Shanghai on the 2GtlmIt, in her
Majesty's steamer Hermes. His Excellency dis
patched the Hermes again for Shanghia on the 30th
tilt, as the Salamander would be tlie only vessel of
war there, the French steamer and American
squadron being on the eve of departing.
With' reference to tlie rebellion, we liave little to
add to our .report of the 24th ul.t Naukin remained
hi possession of the rebels, and no movement of im
portance had taken place between' them and thelm-.
perial troops; the hitter were still in force around the
city. It was thoughtthe insurgents would not pro
ceed notth till the cold weather set in, having abun
dance of supplies. Great efforts are being loade- by
tholniperial General with tlie view of faking Cliin-kiaiig-ldo.
' Wchavc datesjfi-qm Amoy to tliS2Tl instant On
the 20th , nit., USlrapcrialists made an attempt to
retake Uie placelwlhclr failed. There was some se
vere fighting, -midffifrTy were' killed on boUi sides.
There was no sylteinof government organized by
the rebels, and trade in the meantime was; at a stand
still. Foreigners were n6t molested in any way.
At tiieotherports all as yet remain quict.
At Canton there is every appearanee of order be
ing maintained, aud the measures of the Imperial
Government seem to .give confidence to tlie influen
tial Chiucsc that no trouble will take place lor some
time tocome. Trade is going on and teas are com
ing down from the interior.
The official accounts of the conflict of Her Majes
ty s steamer Rattler with the pirates on the coast
have been received, ami we regret to report Second
Lieutenant Pidcock and two seamen killed, and five
of the boat's orew severely wounded. The prison
ers arid junks were handed over to the Ghinese au
thorities at Foochow.
Commodore Perry, witli the United States Japan
expedition, left Shanghai the end of iastmonth, and
the squadron was to rendezvous at the Looehow
Island before proceeding.
Dos't r.E Alarmed. From the apprehensions of
some of "our opponents we conchrde that tlicy see
already the Constitution of the United States torn
into tatje.rs, and the white basis mashed into a poul
tice by the election of Andrew Johnson to the of
fice of Governor. 'We assure our friends their fears
are unnecessary. The constitution is in no more
danger now" than it was on Uie 2nd day of February
1S42, 'when Mr. Johnson offered in Congress his
proposed' amendments. "With regard to the "white
basis," which appears forgive the mot alarm, we
suppose there will be nothing more said about it for
the next eight yeai-s, unless you begin it again your
selves, and in that event saying will be all, for
nothing can be done before that time The cause
of your heedless fear is only a'creation of .Mr. Hen
ry's fancy against which he has.butted liimsell'to
death; and it will be folly for you to imitate his ex
ample. The constitution is safe, and tho people
aresecure in the enjoyment of their rights under it
The State of Tennessee lias merely declded'against
whiggery and in faVor of'democracy, Uiat is all, and
you know that can hurt no body. Some twenty-eight
of the other States liave done the same thing. '
An Lvfeunai. Attempt at MunnKn. Ilbvse and
Mail Blown. Up. On Thursday night last, the -residence
of Mr. Groom,, in this count-, about ten miles
distant from Paulding, on the Enterprise road, was
blown to lragments by an explosion or gnnpowder,
and Mr. Groom, the only occupant, was projected
through the roof, and fell some distance from the
scene of the disaster. He is horribly and probably
fatally burned. Mr. Groom is air unmarried man.
and the proprietor of some negroes, one of which is
Uie suspected author of the fiendish deed. The ex
plosion occurred by a keg of powder belonging to
Mr. Groom, being placed under the'house (luring
his absence in the day, and which was fired during
the night One of Mr. Groom's neg'foes was very
averse to removing from Mobile, and begged to go
back, which was refused. He then threatened to
leave, to prevent which, his master deprived him of
his crutch, he being lame. This exasperated rliene-.
gro, and hence the supposition that he wreaked a .
terrible vengeance. The negroe has been arrested
and is now confined in the Paulding jail. Paulding
Murdered nv a Quack. Tiie New York papers
are reporting the testimony of one of the most bor-.
rid and revolting.cases of. legalized quack murders
we ever read. The facts are these: '
A German, by the name of Boenner, as it ap- 1
peared from evidence on his trial for manslaughter
in the fourth degree, was sent for by a midwife .to '
attend a woman in labor, and after trying to deliv- I
erthe poor woman with the 'assistance, of a fire-po- j
ker, until she cried in her agony, ''You will tear my j
heart out,'" had determined to take off the arms of I
th&child. It was clearly proved that by the aid of '
what appeared to bo' a piece of listing he-tore off j
the two arms of the child below the elbow, though 1
it was not shown, even in the -defence, that'thc
child was dead at the time. This self-sty led .phys.i-
cian then left the house, having been for, upwards 1
of two hours in torturing his patient - Another I
physician was meanwhile called in, and lie, in the t
presence-of the prisoner, who had returned, deliv- j
ercd the woman in about six minutes. The child
was of course dead, and two days afterwards the
The press, aroused by the unparalleled enormity
of this occurrence, unite in calling forsucka revis
ion of our medical jurisprudence, as shall place it
out of the'power of such reckless and uneducated
scoundrels to commit such outrages. '
The New- Orleans correspondent of "the' j
Natchez Courier Writes ; v . i
While I write on thisimolancholv' theme, a joyou''
song and cliorus are running on tlie air lroin a con
cert room near Dy. liiatts jicriiaps au c.vccllont
way to drive away the duluosand gloom tliat weigh
down the mind. . -
Yet there -arc hundreds Avhom one meets .c'cTy
day, who appear to enjoy themselves as heartily as
when. Uie city ism the fulness of its gride and
health, but among these hearty fellows 'yoa will
come across many a one who devotes- a good num
ler of his hours each day to the service of the indi-'
gent sick and dying. .
ESTSAY DICKSON COUNTY.
riAKEN up byClaytonBuchanan, living ia Dickson coun-
JL ty and Jistrict number 8, a bay Mare Mule, abont 14
hands" high, about loyears old. The left hind leg isJarger
than the others, has the appearance of a work mule; with
some colar marks. Appraised on tlieluthdav of Jnlyv 1S53,
to W - JAMES McNElLLY,
nug2u Ranger of Dicksoa county.
BAIIK AND I. EAVES. I wisbTto purchase with
cash, a large quantity of Chestnut Oak Bark and Sboa
roaka Leoves, lor Taning purposes. Applr to J. G. Moore,
corner of Union and Market streets.
july27r-d4w tf. FREDRICK ROTH.
A Great messing to the AlMicted. The number
and formidable character of diseases cf the Liver, have long
challenged the utteutiou' of medical men. jj-ome of these
diseases, classed imder the general term of Consumption,
liave been supposed mcnraUoaa'd'tfie unhappy patieofid
lo ed, tq die, without tueJical science to offer him a hope
ofrecorery. Happily this can no longer be the eaie. A
, . - ....... .. ,
.1 nniai4t.h. f 1.1 JM C. 1 1 it I n-l-..tS nr1t m.M .11 !.... .. f
wliatsver cliaracter.arisjug rom derangement of the Liver.
Tlin-Klfs dficoveted'ujFDr. ll'Cane, ofYlrginia, act direct-
lr on thsLircrjand by correctiog Its operation and purify-
ing.it from dbcasfs cats off and extirpates the, complaints
.i.ti,i '."ii:."ii!"5''.i..'!i:. Ir.t.t iS.' f
. l.:l.Vr r. 1 -v .ni:.. t. r.:i...i n
i euic iyi"m .ne. wuu, u
j operate npon the seat of thedisease; butDr, il'Lane's Pills
I maVe theaiselres felt upoa the action of the Liver, and by
cleansing the fountain, dry up the impure streams of dis-
eawj which thence derive their existence.
For sale at all the principal Drug Store3 in Nash
ville anil vicinity, (angle.
It. It, It, A Miracle nt Dundee, III. Read the
following letter from AS Hollisters, Esq; "A few weeks
since, a man in o.nr village, suffered with a severe attack ot
rheunvitiiin, and was jn constant pain for two day. K. It.
It. was recommended and applied. In less than two hours
he was free from pain, and enjoying a pleasant sjeep. For
all pains we find it an'injtani remedy. f It'cares'sick head
ache, neuralgia, dyentery,;cliills-aad fever, and all other
eomplaints put down in the adverii&ament Our physicians
see it, and endorse its quick and valuable proprieties,
AS nOLLlSTER, Dundee, Cook Co, lit
N B. RAD WAY'S "Ready Keheraire3, tie lame, stiff
jointed, rhenmaiic, and neuralgia sufferers.. It instantly
Kvery day; we receive infelligenca of the quick efficacy of
K. It Ilelief, in stopping pain and removing its cause. It
cures Rheumatism and Diarrtuo. It cure Neuralgia and
Chill Fever. It cures Cholera allays Croups and Spasms,
Sick Head-Ache and Tooth-Ache. It neutralizes poisons and
acids, renders malaria harmless, iafuses health and life into
the cold and chilly blood, ft refreshes and invigorates. It
acts upon the nervous system, rendering the nerves strong
and Iron proof against disease. We do not claim that It
It Keliefwilt cure all complaints; it is prepared to cure
certain diseases arising from irritating causes, all Kheamat
i:. Neuralgic, Nervous, and Malarious Diseases, all acute
pains. It will Instantly stop and quickly remove Its cause.
For Diseases arising from BAD Df.OOD.
It'. It. It. Jio. 2. Foul and Corrupt Humors, thick
and Iad IHood, Sores Of all kinds. Salt Rheum, Scrofula, St
-Vitus' D.uice, Chronic Diseases, and all diseased deposttes,
are quickly reaiovedby the-useof Uadway'a Renovating
Resolvent It is powerful, searching, and pleasant, and one
duzeu wilt produce a wonderful effect It is a certain cure
for all humors. Price $1. RADWAV & CO, 162, Fulton
street, opposite St Paul's. aug3 8w.
IBIP0RTANT TO SLAVEHOLDERS.
DR. MORRIS having permanently located in NisnviLUc,
respeclfully-tcnders his services to the suffering public.
Scnfalet, Ulecrt, Caiuert, Ttthr and Ring Worms, trei ted
ina scientific manner. Medicines gentle, but active and ef
fective, their use being attended with no unpleasant conse
quences whatever, requiring no restrictions or hindrance
from ordinary business pursuits. He wishes' it understood
that he has settled in your midst, not for the purpose of hum.
Digging r imposing upon you, but to relieve those who may
be sufierng with diseases which ore destroying by piece
meal niany ofyr -deserving and useful citizens.
and all diseases of the genital organs are thoroughly under
stood and successfully treated by Dr.M.
To those who may doubt the Doctor's skill in the healing
art, he would respectfully propose that they bring forward a
case of any of the above named diseases, (the worst that Uiey
can. conveniently find.) and pledge themselves to see that
directions are strictly followed for a reasonable time; Dr.
M. will -then give his obligations to furnish such medicines
asrmaybe necessary, and in such quantities from time to
timeas thftcasc in.y require, and, nntil a cure shall be ef
fected, positively no fee will be received, an-l if no relief le
titainej frwntAe uft'f the tiialiewut, no ehargt ichsttier
triWw mule f-ir adnce or wliciues.
Tlie attention of masters and owners of servants, is par
licnl.-irly invited to theabevo. Tho.- having servants af
flicted with ScrnfuU, Graxel, stifliiess or soreness of the
limb-ianil joints, would find ittn their advantage to consult
Dr. M. His treatment is mild, and in no case will it be ne
cessary to hwetinie while using medicines.
Respectrully, . ANTIIIDMBUO,
All communications from persons at a distance, post paid,
in closing five dollars, will be promptly attended to.
DR. W. IL MORRIS.
Otliee over Mutual Protection Insurance OlDce, CeJarst,
near I'nst Ot!ice. Nashville. Tenu. fmayl3 diwrtm.
IMP0RTEHS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IK
Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods,
43, Public Square, Nashville, Tennessee,
HAVE now in Store their EXTENSIVE STOCK
OF FAI.L AND WINTER COOUS, purchas
ed early in the season, at a much less price than similar
Goods can now be bought, and whfch they are de'ermined
to sell for CASH, or u prompt aud rejniZ'e dealers at
prices tliat will favorably compare with purchases made in
anv other market,
la this Stock will'be found a great variety of
Cloths, -Blaxkbis, Black mles,
I'cixts. i Wnrris Goods,
Gixguau, Iaisa Ltxex,
Fiq'd Dcess Silks,
' ; TRIMMINGS, Ac ' ..
Hoots. Shoe, lints, Caps, Trunks,
and a COMPLETE STOCK OF READY-MADE CLOTH
ING, To thcirpreent heavy stock thev will during the season,
make such addition of the NKWEST IMPORTATIONS,
as will give lheirstocka siTEniouiTV over any ever offered
in this market.
They are sole Aseiits for the sale of the superior
Tennessee Nheetinss O-naburgs, Ac, made by
tlie tti uierr' anil Iiiehhrnl tinnpin kr, which are cheaper
tlran anv-of the Eastern goods.
They are auxious to buy all kinds of BARTER at the high-'
est prices. " -
N'jliville, August 23. lS-'iS. SmtwAw
A CHAM) FANCV MASQUERADE 1IAI.I.
ill be civeu at CATOOSA SPRINGS, on the 1st of
J.M. Ticker, I.a.
Dr. C. X SiUxxo.v,
O. O. Spai:k,
R..S. Dill, Tenn.
R. W. McUavock,
a It Port, Go.
1). J. Ar.usTcoxn, Tenn.--aug3
Cot. .1. Dent, Ala.
Dr. K. Coluxs, Ga.
Col. W. K. DeGBArnxnEAn,
Col. Tlcott, Gai.
Hon. E. II. Fosrta, Tenn.
Dr. Jou.v Watijhs, '
AV. E, Wa'lker, Ga.
X. F. Wells,
TT N. 31 VEKS, respectfully informs
citizens of Noshville.'aud the pub
lic generally, that hestill continues tho above,
business on Chfirry street, between Cedar and
Line stieets, below the Theatre, where he is "prepared to
build Coaches ninl Carriages of all kinds to order.
He will keep conslauttv on hand an assortment of I!us
sie", ItaroucliL's, I'hiL'toiis, etc., which be will offer
foe sale low for caslu Tho.- wishing to purchase, will do
weU to give him a call.
Impairing in all branches done at the sliorfcst notice and
in the neatest maimer. aug2 J 8m.
T7OU CINCINNATI The splendid
lig-ht draught passenger steamer CAPE
MAY, MiLLS,Mater, will leave on Tuesday
the 2ad. at lo o'clock, a. m. For freluht or nassaffe.
on board, or to A. HAMILTON
AUCTION SALE of GROCERIES by HENRY HART, Jr.
""N Tuesday mornirtp, the 23d iijst., at 10 o'clock, I will
oner torcasn in Iivnt ot my Auction House
T.i units us:ar;
25 bbls (Jrush'd and
2. hf barrels do;
100 bbls extra Flour.
10o bxs Manfd Tobacco;
;u ooxes isoston soap;
M bxs Slar Candles;
50 bxs Tallow Candles;
100 kegs Nails;
25 casks Soda;
ALSO Indigo, Madder, Pepper. Spice, Gineer, Alom,
Rice, Paper, lilacking, Brimstoue, Bed Cords, Plow lines,
Wines, Liquors, Ac, iCc.
mig-iu HENRY HARiT.jr. '
PUBLIC SALE OF GROCERIES.
ON WEDNESDAY', illli August, 1353, we will oi&Tat
Public Sale fo the highest bidden
150 HojpJiesids Louisiana Sugar, all grauesy
loO.jlackages Molasses and Syrup;
CO packages Refined Sugar,
200 " Liquors; -
500 boxet. MiuiuLictured Tobacco, all jpadosp.
5Q,0)1 Regalia and l'riiicirie Cigars, all rades -500
kegs Shoenberger Nails, all size
500 boxes (Ju.irt, Pint, and half Pint JHsdtSK.
200 boxes RX10, and 10X12, AVindoGIass-, ,
' 2) bbls JIason's challenjte Blackbg;.
100 jiackajfes Imperial, Gunpovtdor'aridl Young
TOO boxes Tallow CamlW
With various other articles.
The goods will bepnt up in oua- iiiui!. qnooJjlaBi, wttbt .
liberal privileges. j
Timis or S vlp Alt sums umlun t0fl, Gisi. All sum?!
orer2),fi)ur months for njjj-joved ondMaeO oUer nya-i '
ble in oue of the city Banks.
auz!4 td . w. IK GORDON & CO. (
ALE OF FINE .STOCK.-njviB!?.VJ rmrtor
KJ m " 'J"iviiieanura!iiviueKauroad Cm.-1
rvnv Ihr h ilpoot: V V 1 1 H'TI'VIuvc im r , '
r. v. ... i r.P .7 r
JlOltE OF IT, I will sell my strcfc of JACKS,. JEN
N1I.S Ifinmon-li bred COI.TS rnl-PrrtTpa i:.
100 bbls Green Stuebenville Ccitnarai;
100 boxes Pearl Starch;
100 Variegated Soap;
loo ' No 1 Bar do:
of one' and two years. j. SHELBY I
aug 21, 1353 lrtf, J
FlitST I.WPRESSIOS .
X 5 0F "
ENGLAND AKI ITS "PEOPLE,
, . Bt BXCH JiltAKE, ,
Geological Coloring of the Landscape. Clone Proximity
in this Neighb lrhood of the various Geologic Systoiw.
1 lUCUVllIC; IIS iUCUlClUai 1MHK", m.i. .w. u.vv.. vu. urn-
The Oolite: its Medicinal Sprines: how formed. Cbrlten-
Remains and. Foot-pSinls.-Kecord.of.-Carioa'i Passages in
theUislory of the Earlier lleptiles. Salt' Deposits. Theo
ry. The Abstraction of Saltjrom the Sea .on a large Seale
probably necesjary to tlie conhueJFjasfence of its Deni-Mna.-L6werNeifBed
&hjdfi)ne. Great Geologic Revo-Jutidn-ElevaUnV
the TrapJ llills of Clenl- Kra & the
Elevation. Coal Measures; their.three-Forests in the Neigh
borhood! ot AVolierhataptonv Compariti'velyiinall Area of
the Birmingham Coal-field. .Vast Coal-fields of the Unilrd
i'States-Berkelcy's Vrophecy. Old Red Saadstonc.Silu-
nan System. Iilanc 4 . (
COWPER; his singular Magnanimity of Character; Ar-
gument furuished by his latter Retigious llistorv acaiast the
Selfish Philosophy; Valley of the Ouse. Approach toOt
trey. Appearance of tlie Town. Cowpers House; Parlor;
Garden. Pippin-tree planted by the Poet Summer-bouse
written within and without John Tawelt Delightful
Old Woman. Weston-Uuderwood. Thomas Scott's House.
Tlie Parkof the Tfirockmortons. Walk; described in "Tlie
Task." Wilderness Ancient Aveuue. Alcove; Prospect
which it commands, as drawn by Cowper. Colonnade.
Rustic Bridge. Scena of the "Needless Ahu-nL" TbeIilk
Thistle. aug-20 TOON & RUTLAND'.
Comprising a Summary account of the most distinguished
persons of all Ages, Nations, and Professions, including
more than One Thousand, articles of American Biography,
By Rev. J. L. Blake, D; D.
Lyells Principles of Geology: , . :
Or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and its inliabit
ants Considered as illnslrative of Geology, By Sir
Charles Lyell, M. A. F. R. S.
t HOME C,Y.CIf01I(EDIA.5J :
Hand Book of the Useful Arts,
do - do' of Universal-Biography, '
do do of Literature atulihe Fine ArU.
Or, a Sojonrn in the Old Dominion, By Hon. J. P. Kennedy.
Horce-Shoe Robinson: ...
A tale of the Tory Ascendency, By J. P. Kennedy. - -
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augl2 -U Union t
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of Merchants and others wishing Fall supplies. His Stock
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SLATE PENCILS; with every thing in the Stationery
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together with an endless collection ofi'ass and Memorandum
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THE PYROTECHNIST'S COMPANION; or, A Familiar
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tor of youth in the Southern Slates.
Just received and for sale by the dozen' or single copy liy
' " CHARLES W SMITH,
NEWBOOKS. ' ,
FERN LEAVES, by Funny Fern;.
GREENWOOD LEAVES, by Grace Greenwood;
MODERN FLIRTATIONS, by Catherine Sinclair;
MILES TREMEMENHKRE, tlie Love Testr
JOHN RANDOLPH, of Roanoke.by F WThomas;
ft J. FOX, by Lord John RuseII;
REVELATIONS IN CLAIRVOYANCE, by A J Davis;
LIVING AUTHORS OF AMERICA ;
ALEXANDER SMITH'S POEMSj
RUM. PLAGUE, by Zschockke;
THE SANFEDEST1: Or, A Night with the Jesuits at
15me. By Edward Farrance. For Kile by
aagir JOHN YORK. t CO.
Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme
Court of Tennessee, during the years 1S51-2. By W. G.
Swan, Slate Reporter. For sale by " " ' "
JOHN YORK A 0.,
auglT. No. 41, Union stieet
J. YORK A CO. have on Iiaud a-complefe stock of enm-
Tnon School and Classical Books which thev ollerfor sale by
the dozen or single copy, at reduced price.
J. YORK A CO. liave just received a variety of superior
Gold Pens, the best and cheapest article ever offeietl for
aale in- Nashville. Ecerij Pm. Warranted.
5T Dry Goods Merchants purchasing goods in Nash
ville are respectfully invited to examine, before purchas
ingelscwhere, an entire new stock of Staple and Fancy
Fall Goods, recently purchased of direct importers in New
York, Philadelphia and Boston, on such terms 33 to
confidently .assertto dealers generally that they can
make it to their .advantage to call and inspect their slock
-to be opened about the Stii inL, at -No.,, txillege street, i
.by (augvl L.B.F1TKA-CO.
JOSEPH F DUNTON,
"WH0LELALE DEALER IN DRY GOODS.
uXk 51, Public.Sguore, A'ashville,
Fall aud "Winter Importations", -y
TTAS now open, for the inspection of the public! IiB'ffull '
11 and complete stock of Foreign and Domestic Dry
Itonnets. Umbrellas. Carpet Bags, and. stuff goods of all
I '.kinds. . . ' - - ';-,--.'
L Owing to tlie .favorable purchasesibe" ha9"aade:lKith
hue uistvrii inarKeut, ue vswiimer uie greaib. vurieiv auu
best select iou at the very lowest prices that can be found
I invite putthxiersjo give roea call before making their j
purchases elsewhere, guaranteeing to i-itit them in every re
srtect Featliers. Ginsenp. Beeswax, WooL Lmseys, Yarn and
' Country Produce bought at the higliest market value.
' anrl J. F. DUNTON.
T n 0 M P S0 N & CO.
JVO, 2tt Public Square. ."Viislivlllp, :
HAVE just received n large lot of NEW GOODS, from
. fie Eastern Markets, consisting in part of the follow.
- A brge assortment of line Plaid Dress Silks;
" " Plain " -
ALSO, large " " Mantle
3Ionse De Inline.
Hjilfflail Plain, of all shades and qualities. A fine lot of
Plaid Caskmeres; also, Plaid Goods tbrchildien's wear.
We hare - tha best assortment of Ribbons everefleiel
to our customors
Ilain Ribbon. all shade3 and qualities. . '
Brocade " " "
l'Uid u u u u
AXrxeh supply of Ed Gloves, white and colored.
Plain, Spotted and Rejjt, a fine aisortment of eacli; also a
mew supply ol iliac isami tauoiiai. ,
, lamclosing-upmy business with a view of
ntlr withdrawing. Many persons are indebt
ed to me by note andaccount, some for years, and I hope
rtbey will call and pay up witliout further delay or trouble.
iT-CSlfgi 'roi. t j.
ajtLgSg This carefully selected and well assorted stock consists of I
upplv ( 'Cloth'. Cassimeres. Satinets. Silks. French. English'.-and I
A.-uiertcaii Airess uoous j laiu unu faiicv r nu". iiais. lius. i
. : i. i . . in.-.. IP . . 1 1 . . .. i
Joining Messrs. W. it Gordon A Co.
J have removea my jxjots uuu i aj.crs 10 ii ruuiu au
-JTBW EJfGCISK BOOKS.
? i .3 .
"r. TJIEKKY & COl hnve jnst reclvet!
TlTESADRUS-OS?T.VCiLrs!II VftlltDS AND PHRASES
Cbsj'iEet'-aml arransljKn im- to. JuciU We Uut lpi cfliion
of Idea, and assUt in Luera-r foajposjtiuo. Bv J'etcr M.!c
llUiget Second edition reviled anil enlarged, vr eSUj,
2. NAT10X.U.CYCIX)Pj:DIAOPLTSiat L KNOWL-
every sibrtT biTOWinjiih-y, euibradtig: Ainw01 ?ni
.Modern Literature, HisTiuTt Civil and Kce!twsJai4.cat I won-plogy,,Biogrph,;.GeograAf-and
Topography, Ijsw anj
Government', Social Economy, I'mlowphv, Mathematics,
Physical Science, Chemistry, Urology and Maneialegy, ZooJ
ogy, Dotany, Medicine, Surgery and Anlomr, Agriculture,
Music In 12 vols. Svo. half calC
S. PlCTQRlAI. SU.!i31'EARK -National Edifon -UAKSJ'EAR.E'S
DRAMATIC YVORKff ANTtpWmK -"With
a Biography, awl StuJ-:3 of his TV&rfcs. t' t 'hark-s
Kuight, 8 vols. ya, toll calf. The Test of tha Ed iun a
F printed in d clear and beautlfM type extending a-rc the
page. Many hnnured wood cuts illustrate the wi,r, end to
cadi plav a short critical noiice is athted.
4. B0aVELI.5(JAMES)IJFB OF PR.' SAMEt JOHN
SON Including the fcur t tfce llebnoV, villi Ne'e, tv
Sir W.Seoit, Edited by tho iiijrM Hon. John Vf Itacn tYxrk
er. A' new and cSep ""ediftoti, tbnrougMv -vs-isnl w ',i
much additional matter. V iih portrait.: rova svc; c!r.t
5. BYROVS (Lord) POETICAL WTJRK LIFFV
LETTERS. 15j Thomaslloore. " CohVcfeCI at rl ArrcnTeJ.
wita o:es and iliustrauess. tafjrary.tailioii ri".!3.
vols Fookap ivo.
C LIFE. AND WORKS OF tfUBERT FEROUSON. -'PIatesjlJrol
Foolscap, Svo. Cloth.
- T.IEMOntS, JOURNAL, AND C0RRESl!OXDK"rE
OF" THOMAS' MOORE. Edited by Lnrd".foh!r Raj!l M
P. VoIX Iir.aad IV, post Svo. with PustraiU of Sir JJia
Steveatoii and Samoel Rogers. Bi.; and. Vignettes, Lv T
Creswick, R. A,., of Uie- Meeting r the Water?, and Mocre s
Residence at MavficTd.
. .t WELLS ir Charte) MANUAL OF ELDIFNT V
RV GEOLOG Y; or, the Ancient Clionges of tka La rib and
its Inhabitants, as illustrated lr Geological MonKflieu'j.
' Fourth ami entirely revised edition. llliitnitej ivuli map,
plates, and wood cuts.
9. LYELL'S (Sir Charles) PRINGIPLES OE- GKOLOGI
or", the Modern Changes' of the earth and Its lahat ilia,
considered as illustrative or Geology. NistL aadciiur. -revised
edition. -Illustrated with Maps, I'Utes and V ocd
cuts. 10. IVME-StChartesjCOMPLKTEWORtLS-latestanJ
beot edition, besutifullj- printed, ludf calt
11. COOK'SiCaptammiRlSi; VOY AS ROC Np Tir
WORLD, Illustrated with numerous Mans and liugrav
12. BURKE'S (Edmnnd) WORKSAND COURESPOX
DENCE,a neiedition in'i.
FIELDIN'G'S (Henry) WORKS, complete in one r J
with a Memoir of the Author by Ruscoe.
14. MACKINTOSH'S (Sr James) MlSCELL.VXEOt S
WORKS, complete in 1 vol.
" l.", MILNEltfB Dr.Tlionua) PALLEKY OF NATtf.,
A Pictoriat-and Descriptive Tour thivngh Crraium lil
.trativeof the Wonders of Aslrwuomjf, l;hj!.ical Ueograi by
and Geology. . , . ;
15. JOHNSTON Alexander Keith I'HYSK'.VI, ITLAS
0F.NATGR.U" PHENOMENA, 1 vol tio.
17. THE DRAMATIC AND POETICAL WORKH O.
JOANNA BAILLIK, comfaeteiu 6nc vol.
IS. THE NOVELS, PROSE AND POETICAL WtRKS
OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Si vol ralf
SURGICAL iNSTRUIvltHTS, &C.
Cooper's 3Iinor Operating
Silver aud G. E. Catheters,
Syringes, all sorts,
Iiiaers vl &lrff, - : ,
Deutitl Irisiriiiiieiits aVd
Ear Tnnu; els.
Fm PeHBiwl Pocket Knives,
lltitlihy fii-l 1irt Ai.r J,
rrvtiaiw iiu .soHHCik-iiuHt, scaacuo
Silver probes and CamiUc,'
Received and for sole" at the kwt price-, by
Sign of Man and Mortar on M nkt, oppowf
auf 2fi Qw Union h'l-eet, asi v
DOZ. Frencli, Gennan-aail American I ouJtxi! , uv
enderand Oranga Ffewer Waters, assorted.
I A . DOZ. fia Frenek atU Aihu-kuh. 1 1( 1 1 ' T
tLU tit JltmlteriMrf, fit artM . .
HAIR TOMCS, &C.
TO preserve thellairand improve itsinewth, u.cjrf.-
luimpkv. Flier' Vmfeui Ox Mirrom nod Jj
mo, UoaiunTi F.nyUA JftJ "tr and Koussel rt Auti.-uo
OiU, JSoiii' tiifJtfy pttr'jiel Mtitr'r I'll-, u t.,J lk-t-lis-e
To lieantirv the nair, and prevent its filii-.c i..T, V- :
oide FUti-l, E.ui Iustrale O.lorant, Jeimv Und Ji.
Balm of Columbia Tru Vi. Rose and JlicminellairOiU.
Utir C're.imniil lbtie, Roussel' and ludaui H'tr
DepiliatorT Powder, Ac.
X I DOZ. Riiusselt's C.wmrtic Crva'ii. Itrntait Kalnfor
TTT AmaiMliiie. JtovtimFt Kmiwk fVAwvChinee A.a
basterand Mecnfim. French and .SjiaBis.ii Lilly Wit te-, i
fnHt Cfllb Hull-', Powder Puff and Toikt 1'uurJer.
VIneagre, and Tfieatro Itouge, Russet's Lip Sah e tu CLtca
PRESERVE TIIE TEETH.
f) DOZ. 'Whwm KvAV ,CldoritMf Deter-
OO gent Cliarcoal Paste forUieTeetti aud Uiinis I to
nne Tooth Wah, Koussel'9 Superior Tooth Powder, Ac
S H AVIiN'G &. 'L'OI LET SOAPS.
rtpA DOZ. ROUSS8LcA44( ' 'rejuu ; Oxkopoasv,
.rjj Almond, Rose. Arabroal Shaving Compounds.,
Military, Round and Vipure; h'fiuk !1 iW.w; liirberss
Painted, and Palm Soaps.
b5 dozen Taylor's, t'onuer's and UuslmgV Tranpureut,
Red and White Wash RulK Rom.-. Mouumvubd, 1 ouc:ne.
Floating, Almond, Oval, Yegejuble. Clirmtalltue. tlirnoe
Amnnde, Amere, Perow, Jasmin; San AngeU and ivtet
and Fancy Soaps.
Off ,,1S'" ''""'eH IarLers Soap:
JLJJ 50bojceItjMiind,WinilSuapi. .Rrcrtvrd and.
ol'r sale cheap by T. WELLS,
At the Man and Mortcr on llaitct, oppcete
Uifioi) street, Nashville.
I f DOZ. Pain Ki(Iinj:. Aruhir, ami Mustang I infmfit
tJ and Liotud Opo.IeMoc. KeciveII.r T WFI.LH
OA GROSS Ju WW- v,1 y.
IJUi' 6 . I'-
FINE TEAS, thC
,1 A A LBS. Fresh Imperial. ' ',wr. Black and
U U Mvunmlttr Tent, iu Jlttnlie pactl. Itcreived hf
j " T. HUW
! "woodboz itat5hbs.
! nh GROSS Patridges best Fnction Match ReWir
Z)W cdby T.W1XIS
! Ota. KEUSA UiUeleu-l;
1 1 banel White OswtK VARxfiw:
I 1 do Black Sdr-Urrbir VaiuH-h;
15 barret 1 jawed Oil;
10 do .Spts. Turpenttaez
OA Lt!S.Gfii r White;
&! lbs Cnniad Pumice Stone;
' 215 CrenwjrrtfeHr
" Paints asMirttal; -
50 " ' Pateaf drvert ItecWred hr
LBS. Spanish Indwo;
lolO jwuumU Fresh Dufd'Mi-Mec '
Cam .Wood, Ac
410 lbs. lathret ( Ig-.vood;
2tK " Blue Vitro
Iceived andfiirtaJeattbe lowest priee? by
At the Man and Mortar, Market sfreet, NarlitUle.
GLASS AND PUTTY.
c D BOXES be.it Window CSrta assorted sic-s;
OJi) 24rtbs Puttv;
Iteceived by TJWBLLS,
i OLD Leaf and Foil of the best aualit T.
VX Received by ' WELLS.
MEDlCliNE Chests aed Electric Machines, MeJxut W
dUtugt, gjmer hnj and -iEmegUtt.
Received and for sale by - Te VTEUS.
tTHOGANY and Oak Veneers, 5000 fee- received by
Market street, NashTilte.
julylO 6w twAw,