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jTLuaRUXQ, til. CASTM-lS, 0.C.T01U1KTT, K.C.C.OICECD.
J 6 ILW L. MAULING Ac CO.
EDITORS AND PR0PK1ETOH3.
K,SATf;itnAV 3IORNING, AUGUST 27, 1853.
the contisit ix the tenth district new
: ' - .
Wc leant from tlie Memphis papers that a corres
' pdnilcncc taken plice between Messrs. Ykiioeb
. and Stanton, in which the former proposes and the
litter declines to rim the Congressional race over
' again. "We think Col Stanton entirely right He
has overcome a. whig majority of nearly five hun
dred in his district, ami though his majority is small,
-it is more honorable to him than a large majority in
a democratic distiiof. The two votes excluded as
illegal were clearly a, and if -Mr. Yercer does not
think so, he is entitled to a fair hearing before the
proper tribunal. Tlii'' he will receive whenever he
iKiiilfS proper to iunlen the election. But it is a
littfo too much for h:in, while he refuses to contest
the eleclbn, to.wvt Col. Sr.NTo to give up his
. present advantage, and undergo the labor and ex- 1
pease of anothe e m-ass. Tuis would be carrying j
liberality to its nt mo-it limits.
IuthcMempjiis Appear, of the l!Uhin?t.,wwe find the
lollowing letter. -which i-liows that there are "blows
to give a well as blows to receive" in this matter.
Ai will be seen, the writer.states that two St.vxtok
votes were thrmvii out at Nal-ors' precinct, in Har
deman county, for the same reason that is, because
they contained the names of more candidates than
the electors liad a right to vote for. This is a clear
offset to Uie two Yct.cei- votes rejected in Shelby
Bolivar, Aug. 17, 1S5.1.
Mr. Stanton Dear Sir: Much is and has been
said relative to the two Yerger votes, being thrown
out'at the Cuba box. in Shelby. AVe have an offset
m'lliis comity there were two Stanton votes
thrown out at Xabors' iti this county, for the name
reaton. I m-rely mention this, knowing that it is
all gammon about. these rotes, as the la win regard
: , to such u as philu a the nose on s face and
as to illegal voting, a liir as we know here, it is all
on tlie oilier si le. Five of this kind to Mr. Yerger
are counted at one place, I congratulate you on
your success. 111 haste, truly, Jt. P. Neklv,
In the Apjmtl of the gams date we also find the
following statement :
"Another offset to 'Tne two Votes.' A letter
now lying liefoiv us, from a respectable gentleman
living m the neighborhood of Whiteville, states that
a voter at that place was permitted to take out of
the ballot-box a Democratic ticket which he Said
he hal depj-iteJ, and substitute a Whig ticket for
Upon this the Appeal comments :
"Will our neighbors 0f the Whig and of the Di
git it Kii'iniirr inform us whetlier this proceeding
was legal or illegal ? We cannot anticipate, from
their a-Mutem'"-m determining "what is a ticket,"
and other like metaphysical points, that their decis
ion of this question will be t-atisfactory to our mind;
and we therefoie consider it better to apply in :td-
vance to the pr.iper sources ol instruction. " In the
ease of Washburn vs. Kipley, 1-t ses.-ion of the ilst
Cpcgres-, I SCO, this very point was decided as fol
low: - "Tlie committee are unanimously of the opinion
that when the votes are taken by "ballot, and seju
rate boxes used, atter they are desposited in the
box, it is not competent or pr. per for tlie voter or
. Srlecuien t.t alter or change tlie ballot, as deliver
ed into the loxe; and that the intention of the vo-
..... lot.. I... ...... 1 -I r .,
1.7 .lsWi uiini-u a uue irom uie oox in
which die ticket is deposited."
Aud in the case of Draper vs. Johnston. 22nd
Congress-, 1. 11 is decided that
"Where a voter is first palled and his vote record
ed for one candidate, he is not at liberty afterwards
to Ct-aiig it and have hi voto traiisl'ened to anoth-
- -'-iMii.i.iic; nor, 11 lie lirat votes lor .Slate officers
K a right to come forward ufleruatda to
Ilepiosentative in Congress.''
Ti e i,t er cfausc throws some light, too, upon
' - ! 11 ofour cotcmporaiies when they insist
, :r may put into the ballot-box a separate
vcroll.of paper' lor each particular oiliee. The
me luirr -sunn give to me returning of-tioer.-iiuhe
presence of the inspector. , a titke't or
:i sero!! pf paper;" but one ofour cotemporaries says
.he'iuay give the officer half a ilozrti tcrolls of paper.
i.yery voter has a right to fold up his ticket, and
. the olKeer is forbidden to open it uuder a severe
penalty. A ui.ihonest voter might, therefore, uuder
this Construction o! the law, deposite as many full
tickets as there are offices to till.
to return to the cise at W hiteville. If the
voter did really at lirc-t dejosit a Democratic
ticket, the illegal change would make a dif
ference of two in favor of -Mr. Stanton. If, 011 the
other hand, he first voted the Wnig ticket, it would
make a diil'drence of three. In either case, the
-nppo?nl error in the -1th dbtncl of this county
would be neutralized.
Now pet hap our Whig friends will insist that
Mr. Slanlon, or his friends, sliall send the proof of
these fai-ls to the Governor. Mr. S., we are as
.suiVjJ. will be guilty of no such egregiou f.illy.
..Tlie Governor has no power to correct the error,
and any one who would go about taking the proof
7or presentation to the Governor would go upon
wot.-e than an unprofitable errand. We are ati
tiionyed to say for Mr. Stanton, that whenever
these matters are to be investigated before the only
tribunal which has authority to inquire of them, he
will he found ready to vindicate his right to the
steal in Con-ires?, wiiich he beliereshas been fairly
conferred uonhim by Uie people of this district.
It is now very evident 11 Mr. Vkieoer prefers
to tnke the chance, of another contest before the
people to an i nvestigalion of de facts in this case
by theproper tribunal. In an inquiry into illegal
and iniprojier voting he would be considerably
wiir-led, and he hat penetration to see it.
WHO SOI.I) THE GUXS.
A -hort time since, the ISanntr thought President
Pm:rce'. cabinet must be a set of Goths. Vandals,
and Huns, for ordering, as it stated, the two old
cannons used by Gen. .Iackson at New Orleans to
be old. Weaskedfor its authority for this charge
arid it replies by saying that it 'deried its informa
tion from the N. Y '. Democrat, anadministration pa
per." .Now, we derived our information from the
N. Y. Natimal Democrat, and our uuderstandingof
fiat paper was that it said the order for the sale of
thee cannons was issued under the late administra
tion. We have before us, too, the N. 0. Commer
cial Jlulktin, a whig paper, in which we find the
fellowing paragraph :
The Xational Democrat says that the two old can
nons used by Gen. Jackson in the battle of New
OrIe.ni, which had been ohjeetsof curiosity in the
navy yard at Brooklyn, were sold under a "general I
order wade during the lute administration to soil all ,
the old guns. The guns were highly prized in the !
navy yard as relics of the memoir.b'eSth of January,
1S1:"), and were objects of much curiosity ona'c- 1
count df their singular construction. The officers of
theyard appealed twice to the government to spare
those two old guns, but the order was irre-ocablc,
and they were sold. 1
It looks as if the Jianncr, in its eagerness focast !
censure on President Pierce's cabinet, has made the I
Xational Democrat authority for a charge it has ,
never made. It looks, too, as if the "Goths. Van- j
dais and Huns," -were in President Filuiore's cab- ,
met Don t it, neighbor?
rUBLIC DIXXKIt TO HOX. AXDUEW J0IIXS0X.
Tho gallant democracy of old Maury have ten
dered to tho Governor elect the compliment of a
public dinner. At a recent meeting in Columbia,
the full proceedings of which we have not seen
the following resolution, offered by Hi-nter Nich
olson, Fsq., was unanimously passed:
"Jlesolveil, That a committee ofci-'htbe lnK,;t
ed by the chairman of this meetiu, X
Hon. Andrew Johnson, Governor el.ct of Tenne
see, on behalf of the Maury Demoeraey, a pubhc
dinner, to begiven at such lime as may s,jt jlis
It is not yet known whcdier CoL Johnson ac
cepts the honor thus tendered him. We venture
to hope that he will find it consistent with his en
gagements to do so, and meet the sterling and un
faltering democracy of old Maury around the festive
."Sr.E..P.McGixTv,Esq., Editor oP the Trwr
J W$ i? asandidate for Comptroller,
Cutis ron Yellow Fever. The Araerican,'sJirge
at Caracas, Venezuela, has transmitted to t!ie State
Department a package orthe seeds of a plant which
is believed to boa cure for yellow fever. The Sec
retary of State has directed a part of the seeds to be
placed in the hauds of the government horticultu
ralist and the remainder to be forwarded" to distin
guished professional gentlemen connected with the
Medical University in New Orleans. wc subjoin
tlie letter of Mr. Steele, and the extract from an
other letter by which it was accompanied:
TiECATIOJi OF THE UNITED STATES, 7
Caracas, March 8, ISo. )
To the Honorable Secretary of State:
Sik -The annexed extract from a private letter
of the British. Vice-Consul at Cindad, Bolivar, to the
British Aciing.Consiil General at Caracas, giving
some account of a recently discovered remedy for
the yellow fever, relates to a matter of so much in
terest to our Southern cities that I have deemed it
proper to send it to you. Its statements are con-
nrmeu oy tne testimony 01 several very respeciauie
persons now in this city.
The "verbena" to which the extract refers as hav
ing prodnced such wonderful cures at Ciudad, Bol
ivar, is. I understand, kuown in the South Anieri-
I can llora as the '-Verbena Brazilicusis,' and spoken
of by 'Humboldt as the "Veibena Caracasana." It
is found In great abundance in this city, where Ihe
nightsare usually quite cool; and it seems therefore
probable, that if it does not already exist in the
Southern parts of the United States, it would read
ily grow there inny moist soil with a Sondiern
exposure. I send herewith a small package of the
seed. I am informed thatirftbesowninthespring
the plants will be large enough to use in the month
I have the honor to he, with great respect,
Your obedient servant, 1
J. Nevett Steele.
Extract of a private letter from her Britanic Maj
esty's acting'consul-general at Caracas :
"An old woman, named .Manqnita. . Orfila. has
discovered a perfect remedy for the black vomit
antl yellow fever, by means of which several per
sons have been completely cured after consulta
tion of doctors had declared that the cases were
quite hopeless, aud that the patients must die in a
few hours. The remedy is die juice of the pound?
ed leaves of the rerlena, given in small doses three
Umes a day, aud injections of the same every two
hours until the bowels are emptied. The verbena
Is a wild shrub to be found growing almost every
where, and particularly in low, moist ground. All
our doctors have adopted its use, and Bow few or
none die of those late fearful diseases. There are
two kinds, male and female; the latter, of which
in enclose a "leaf and flower, is ,the one most
A "Dead Mas. An inquest was held last Wed
nesday over the body of a young man found dead, in
the grave-yard in South Memphis. The young
man was a native of Virginia, and his a brother
living at Lynchburg. The deceased was named
Ja.mks W. Thompson, and came on board of a boat j
bound for Memphis at Cairo. He waseutirelvdes- '
titute of money, and although the passengers offer
ed him assistance, he steadily refused any aid. We
are under the imptcssion that, failing to get em
ployment, he wandered about, shunning all associa
tion, and finally met his death from oppression of
heat. Several letters were found in the possession
of the deceased. One from Q. Q. Isbell, enclosing
a certificate of membership in the Clover Hill (Ap
pomattox counti, Va.,) Division of the Sons of
Temperance. He joined that Division on the 20th
of March, ISoO. Another letter was from James
Pu Hill, and was dated at Richmond, Va., on Uie
lfith of August, ISTjL This letter was a reply to
one from Mr. Thompson, seeking employment in
Richmond as a clerk. The third letter was from
himself to his brother, William A. Thompson, of
Lynchburg, Va. The deceased also had upon his
person a Daguerreotype like-ness of a young lady,
m the case of which was a lock of hair, tied up with
white satin ribboiij and a note with the following
lines upon it:
Forget thee! No; I never sli.ill,
TIkuiIi wiJely severed we may be;
Aud years to come nwy memory tell
Of happy moments (pent 'aitii line!
Signed Kate to j. w. t.
Female Bakreiu. The New York Sunday Allan
fulls the following sxmie what amusing story of the
new lield to which female labor is beiug directed:
Miss Caroline E. Putnam of the city of Salem,
Ma-ts.. lias announced to the public, that she has
adopted the profession of a barber, aud will take
the beard oil" gentlemen's chins at the rate of six
cents the mug.
Miss Caroline E. Putnam, of Salem, is not the
first female in the world who has taken up the
trade of a baiber. Some ten years ago, Madame
Josephine d'Courcey, the pretty, aye, beautiful
wife of a French barber, who hail a shop at Cham
bers street, then called the Granite Buildings, and
known as the Irving House, found herself a widow
with some three or four children to support The
husband liad omitted to leave her any money, or
other means when he died. The children were to
be taken care of; and Madame d"Courcey was not
disposed to neglect thciiL She at once resolved to
keep up the shop, ami enact the part of barber.
Her determination was soon made known and ap
plauded. Ever man of gallantry said she was
right; anil every man who was disposed to indulge
in the luxury of a shave called at her establishment
In less than a month she had four times as ninny
customers as she could attend to. She therefore
called in the aid of Josef du Jtots, an aged knight
of the razor. Josef was a good shaver; but nobody
wanted him about their chins, while there was the
least possible chance of calling the skill of Madame
d'Cource into action. And how often would they
wait for hours, for an opportunity to place their
faces under the pressure of her fair hands.
One bright and beautiful day in tho month of
June, an aged citizen of the West End, a man of
some five or six hundred thousand dollars, and a
widower at that, was seen toddling dowji Broad
way. On reaching the comer of Broadwa and
Chambers street, a small placard arrested his atten
tion. Though the letters were large, they were
badly printed, and the old gentleman found "it diffi
cult to read them.
"Heyday! what does all this mean?" he said as
he vainly attempted to decipher the placard "what
does all this amount to?''
And then he took out his specs, carefully wiped
them, and was enabled to ascertain that Madame
Jo?ephine d'Courcey would stave gentlemen!
"L'pon my word!" ejaculated the old fellow, "I
believe I did not shave to-day. I ought to be
shaved. I always shave daily.""
And he passed his hand across his chin, and was
satisfied that he did require shaving. Into the
shop he popped, and found it empty.
"Voting woman," said he, as he entered, "do
- ; ',a.vS P" Vc'" '
, old gentleman was welcomed to a chair
1W(I.'Iliu, WH- liim-llb ICN( .111(1 111U
1 He took it, threw his head back, was lathered in
! a twinkling, shaved in no time!
After the operation was concluded, the vencra-
ble citizen was cliamponetl and powdered and he
looked for all the world like a regenerated sinner.
".My dear child," said he to Madame Josephine,
''it appears to me that this business is not one that
yon ought to follow. It exposes you, my child, to
danger and temptation. Would you like to mar
ry?" Madame Josephine blushed as none but a
Frecnchwonian can, and nodded an affirmative.
1 he next day the shop was closed two weeks
afterwards the papers announced the marriage of
the Hon. H d to Madame Josephine d'Courcey.
The happy pair made a tour to Niagara and Sara
toga, the next winter went to Italy and the south
of France, relumed happy and contented, and are
now living in splendor in one of the fashionable
avenues up town.
We hope Miss Caroline E. Putnam may be
"Young man, do you believe in a future state?"
"In course I docs, and what's more I intend to ;
enter it as soon as Betsey gets her wedding things i
"You mistake me. Do you believe in a future 1
state of rewards and punishments?" i
"Most .assuredly. If I should cut nugs at a red I
headed woman, 1 should expect my tat indented J
by the first cistern pole she should lay her hand
"Go to, voting man, you are incorrigible. Go
"Go two! If it wasn't for that law agin bigamy, !
darn if I wouldn't go a dozen. But who supposed, 1
Deacon, that a man of your cars would give such
advice to a pusson just starting in life?" J
This took the Deacon down. Whether the con 1
versation was renewed will not be known till our
ErS The Washington Republic, of tho 19th says
.Im5-'" ??!'' of lhe -N"ew Orleans Pica
ymt 1 an. Major John P. Heiss, formerly of the
W ashmgton Ln,on, and now of the New Orleans
DJta, were both m town to-day. They represent
he ravage of . he fever to be appalling. Major
Heiss left the city for New York this eventn-
REMINISCENCIES OF ANDREW JACKSON.
Wo copy from tlie New York Hcening Post the
following extracts from a communication, furnished
by'N. 'P. Trist, Esq., in rektion'-jo the :private life
auil character of the illustrious Jackson? sutrsrested
by the recent publication in the Richmond Ennui-
7trr ui 111c ciituiiiu ywui;ii uiai iruiy greai, niuu
caused to be placed upon the tomb of hii wife-at
the Hermitage, and which is" known to liavc been
Ins own composition: . . . .
"Jf ere lie the remains of Mrs. Rachel, Jackson,
wife of President Jackson, who died on. tlie 22d of
December, 1S23, aged 01. Her face was fair, her
person pleasing, her temper amiable, and her heart
kind. She delighted in relievLig the wants of her
fellow-creatures, and, cultivated that divine pleasure
by thaiuQstTiberai ami unpretending "methods.
To die poorIii?ijvas a benefactress; the rich, she
was an example; fo the wretched, comforter to
the pwperoiis, au ornament Her piHy went liand
in hand with Iter benevolence; ami she .thanked her
Creator lor being permitted to do good. A bein
! so gentle and 3'et so mtoous,slandmiiight wound.
out couiu not dishonor even ueatuirwlieii it tore
her from the arms of her husband could but trans
plant her to die bosom of her God-'v -,
Mr. Trist, we imagine, however, J .mistaken in
some of his dateSj though we. may 'readily credit
die truth of hi? interesting anecdote. Tlie battle
of San Jacinto; Tor instance, was foughC.soine years
after tlie expiration of Gen. Jackson's.; term. Mr.
Trist says: -.'.
"Shortly after becoming his private secretary, (at
the period orthe dissolution of his'first cabinet.) I
accompanied him from Washington . to the 'Rip
Raps,' an artificial mound of stone, formed in the
Chesapeake Bay, opposite to" Point 'Comfort, as
the foundation Tor .Catle Calhoun; one of the de
fences of diose waters; then in the process of erec
tion. There, amidst the sounding surges, in one of the
temporary buildings provided for officers' quarters,
ho took up his abode for the few weeks he could
devote to the invigoration of his health.
One evening, after I liad parted with him for the
night, revolving over the directions, he bad given
about gome letters I to to prepare, one point oc
curred, on which I was not pcrfecdv satisfied' as to
what those directions liad been. As the letters
were-to be sent off early next morning, I returned
to his chamber door, and, tapping gently, in order
not to wake him if he had got to sleep, my tap was
answered by "come in."
He was undressed, but not yet jn bed, as I had
supposed he must be by that time. He was sitting
at the little table with his wife's miniature a very
large one, then for the first time seen by me be
fore him propped up against some books; antl be
tween him and die picture lay an open book, which
bore the marks of long use.
This book, as I afterwards learned, was her
prayer book. The miniature he always wore next
to his heart, suspended round his neck by a strong
black cord. The last thing he did, every" niht be
fore lying down to his rest, was to read m ttat
book with that pictmc under his eyes.
In Washington, where jthe servants brought by
him from Tennessee had not, any more than their
betters generally are diere, been proof against the
influences under which so many of low grade and
of high, become what, in homely phrase, is called
"thoroughly spoiled and utterly ruined," on going
one day into the President's office, I found that I
had broken in upon a trte a tetc between him and
Charles, his negro driver. Charles was looking die
culprit to his best; that is, ns well as permitted by a
lurking smile, which betrayed his consciousness
that nothing very terrible was coming. As I en
tered, the General was saying, "Charles, you know
why I value that carriage. This is the second time
it happened. And, if ever it happens again, I will
send you back to Tennessee."
This lecture and threat, Charles had brought up
on himself by having left, his coach box: as the na
tural consequence of which, tlie horses had run
away, and broken the carriage.
In this scene, I was struck with the fact that the
General's thoughts and feelings dwelt upon the
carriage, upon the injury sustained by it, without
turning at all upon the expense or the injury to the
horses, noble dapple greys his favorite color of
his own rearing, ami descendants of his famous
horse, Truxtoiu I at once inferred ttat diis "why"
had reference to his wife; and ujion inquiry of Col.
Earle, my conjecture was verified. Because the
carriage tad been hers, it was better dian any new
one; it must never be given up, but always re
paired and made :is good as new, though the cost
might be greater ttau that of a new one.
Such was this "roaring lion'' as, by the world
outside, he was believed to be for all around him;
always "ripping and tearing" as 'tis teimed in wes
tern plirase, aud "By the eternal" ever in his mouth:
a habit, by the by; which I have in vain taxed my
recollection for a single instance of. Such was he,
habitually, regularly, and without shadow of turn
ing. So all about him, whatever the relation in
which they stood, and in whatever capacity depen
dent upon him and his humor for their comfort and
happiness, he was this always never any diiug
Of course I do not mean to say that he was not
subject to anger, aud at times to the most vehement
outbursts of passion. I have no doubt lie could be,
and has been, a peifect volcano. Though I never
witnessed auy thing of die sort, there was that about
him which told that he could be so, and confirmed
what you heard of the fearfulness of his wrath. I
speak of what he habitually was.
This peculiar tenderness of nature entered larjjely.
no doubt, into the composition ofdiat manner of I
his, with which so many have been struck, and !
which was of the highest available stamp, as re
garded both dignity and grace. Mr. Jefferson was
strongly impressed with this on their meeting at '
Lynchburg that meeting made memorable by the i
toast, which because of the then apprehended and
subsequently realized political consequences of Jack- i
son's position before the country, washy some never 1
forgiven: "Honor to die man who has filled the i
measure of his country's glory." No better judge
of maimers lived than Jefferson, whose own were 1
a charm to every one who approached him, and '
whose associations through life tad been such that !
it must have been no easy matter for him to receive j
an impression of that kind, and yet, so strongly had I
that impression been, that many jcars afterwards
but the year before his death upon being visited ,
by an old friend whom he had known amidst the
j most polished circles of Paris, he dwelt upon this
i point as the mot surprising thing about Jackson,
j How he could have got such manners which, for,
their polish no less than their dignity, would have ;
j attracted the attention of every one at any court in j
J Europe was to him an enigma. This was related ,
I tomemany yearsafier Mr. Jefferson's death by the '
j gentleman referred to.
There was more of the woman in his nature than I
1 in that of any man I ever knew more of woman's
j tenderness towards children and sympathy with
' them; often has he been known, though he never
had a child of his own, to walk up and down by
' the hour with an infant in his arms, because by so
I doing he relieved it from the cause of its crying;
I more also of woman's patience, and uncomplaining,
unnoticing submissiveness to t rival causes of irrita
! tiou. There was in him a womanly modesty and
delicacy, as respects the relation of the senses. Sci
pio was not more continent more chaste would be
the right word, as to him than I feel sure he was,
in thought as well as in conduct. By no man was
the homage due to woman, the only true homage
she can receive faith in her more devoutly ren
dered. This chaste tenderness towards the sex was
constantly manifesting itself, and in a manner so
unstudied, so perfectly spontaneous, as to show that
it was as natural to him as to breathe. As regards '
patience, 1 tave often seen his temper tried to a '
degree that it irritated mine to think of" by those;
neglects in small things that go so hard with an in- '
valid as he always was at the period when I knew
him and which are so apt to test one's temper, t
But diingsof this kind passed off without so much
as a shade coming ovor his countenance.
Jefferson's own manners were the fruit of culture
and opportunity; the result of thatself-improvemcnt 1
in all things, which, from his boyhood, he had ever I
been intent upon; and which, in this particular, was I
favored in the highest possible degree by the 1
models constantly before him. And so had it been j
with even other specimen of fine maimers he had ,
ever met with. But here was a man, bred in the t
backwoods, amidst die "rough and tumble in all its
forms and modifications, peaceable and hostile, of j
the "boys" diere, among whom he had naturally 1
assumed the post of captain and leader. True, the
"camp" had always been recognized as being next
to the "court," as a school for maimers; but this I
camp had been a very different sort of thing from
that of a backwoods Indian-fighter. Here was a '
man whose contacts had never been but of this de
scription, and yet whose match, in point of grace j
and dignity of manners, it would bo difficult if not
impossible, to find in all the courts or the old world. I
Not the grace and dignity, such as they are found in j
the Indian warrior, ami which display themselves in '
his attitudes, and in his way of folding his blanket
around him, but the grace and dignity of the polish
ed gentleman, and manifesting themselves in each
and every particular embraced in the meaningof the
word "manners," when thus applied.
Of the numberless cases which mirfit be collected
corresponding to those above related of the impres
sion made by his manner, I will mention one now,
because of die idea it affords ofliim under another as
pect, which was quite a common one widi him,
namely, a dry archness in administering a gende re
buke -when he diought it called for. One would ex
pect somediinjr of tlie kind in his comnosition. on
Lb'eing informed that widi him, the book of books
alter the iiible, of course was die Vicar of ake--flel.t
, Tho incident I am about to -give occurred to
hl t. 'Buchanan, by whom I have heard it related.
,An American lady-a daughter, I think, of Charles -Carroll,
of Carrolltqn on her return from a resi
deuce in England, during whifili she had associated
011 die most familiar footing with the highest aris
tocracy of the island, among tho rest Uie "Duke,"
being desirous of seeitig General Jackson, an hour
was appointed for him to receive her. A few min
utes before tha time arrived. Mr. Buchanan, who
knew of die arrangement, or perhaps was a party to
it, upon going into die President's office fonnd him
there, immersed in work, and very contrary to his
wont, not at all neat in his dress and personal ap
pearance; he had not even .shaved; aud had a sloven
ly look odierwise, which he had never before seen
in him. Alarmed at the effect this might have u
011 die expected visitor, Mr. B. ventured upon a
hint to the effect that the hour being come, it would
be advisable to engage in making preparadons.ibr
"Mr. Buchanan," observed the gentleman, "I
once heard tell of a man in Tennessee, who got along
very well in the world, and finally made a fortune,
by minding his, own business." Saying which, he
arose and left the room. In .1 very few minutes
afterwards be walked into the parlor, to which- Mr.
B.bad repaired, presenting as neat an appearance in
every respect, as ifhetad passed hours at his UA'-ct.
Thelady departed, expressing the same admira
tion of his manners that hundreds had experienced
Mr. Buchanan, being upon the carper, I will con
clude with another incident which I tave heard
him relate more than once.
The time this occurred was when the American
settlers in Texas that is, those among our coun
trymen who hail seen fit to sell their birthright for
a mess of pottage, and to exctange the title of
American citizen, with all the securities thereunto
appertaining, for ttat of sulject of the Emperor
Iturbide and his successors, legitimate or illegiti
mate when those of our countrymen, together
with suchodiers as had generously (but not justly,
seeing it Wis in violation of our acknowledged in
ternational obligations,) flown to their aid, were
known to be in full retreat, with Sim Houston
at their head, before Santa Anna and his advancing
arm. At ttat precise juncture, a breathless sus
pense prevailed throughout our country as to how
the thing was to end; whether the Americana would
make a stand, and try their.hands at a fight whilst
still in Texas, or run clear across the the borderand
thus get under the cover of that nationality which
they had allowed themselves to be tempted to di
vest themselves of, by the advantages, whose price
was, fo become American subjects.
In this state of things, at this critical moment,
which soon after terminated in the news of the
battle of San Jacinto. Mr. Buchanan called to see
the President, whom he found in his office, with
the map of Texas before him. He had been tra
cing the progress of Panta Anna (forwards; and
that of his pupil (backwards,) and did not seem
at all elated at die spectic'e presented by thee
movements.- As Mr. Buchanan looked over the
map, the General, putting his finger on San Ja
cinto, said, "Here is the place. If Sam Houston
is worth ono bawhee ho will make a stand here,
and give them a fight" A few days after, the
first new3 was received at Washington of what
tad taken place at that very spot.
The Refctei) Bourron. The Fond du Lac Union,
referring to the Rev. Eleazer Williams, who has of
late become notorious because of his assuming to be
the Dauphin of France, says:
In a conversation wo had with him on board the
steamboat a few days previous to his arrival here,
on the subject of his parentage, he Stated that-evi-dences
were being prepared for the press, which
would set the question at rest Among other things,
that the affidavit of his reputed mother, lately pub
lished, was a gross deception, not by her, but by
the interpreter (bribed, no doubt) who falsely in
terpreted her language. This woman docs not un
derstand Uie English language, and when the sub
stance of the- published affiJavit was afterwards
told her, she denied ever having made it, and as
serted to the contrary, ttat she had m.-.de an affi
davit that lie was not her son. Her sUitemnt will
be contained in the forthcoming volume of evi
dence, soon to be published by the Rev. gentleman's
Dr. Grant, visiting Mosul, tints describes
Sliereef Pacini, tlie successor of jfelioiiiineil Pacha:
ire is, I believe, the most hideous man I ever saw;
four feet liigli, lame, crooked, with only one eye.
onn ear. and Iiaif a nose. His fa(f inn i-s must
horrihlv searri-d w ith siimll-imr. His snnl is tl.o fit
inhabitant of such a body, lie is a perfect com-
pound of every bad propensity cruelty, crudities-,
Teedtnees?, anu lust- lie cuts ou iieads, strangle
people, throws others into the river generally for
the sake of .their property, but sometimes, a- it
would seem, merely for fun. I myself saw him
firing bombs among the people, jusi to enjoy their
fright. Besides, this horrid monster, when he hears
of girls to his liking in any family, sends his kavas
ses to take them into his harem. The place would
be deserted, but that he lias walled up some of the
gates, and posted soldiers at the others, to prevent
the people escaping from his clutches.
A Case of Love. A vouncr man. who had been
I paying attention to a young lady, at the West End
! for some time past, undertook to hang himself in
, North Charles street yesterday, because he had
beared that the "young !a(!y,"'hard-licartrd crea
1 ture, went off on Sunday and got married to another
i person. The disappointed one got r. rope, went iu
j to the hay loll of a stable, tied one end of the rope
j to a rafter and fastened the other round his- neck in
a clumsy manner, and then jumped out of the win
, dow. After the first jerk, he put his hands up,
t seized the rope and cried for help. Some persons
who happened to be pacing, stopped and cut the '
rope, and the rash lover walked oil) as if quite
ashamed. lloston Courier.
llr.v. Jksse B. Ferciso.v. Wc are glad to hear
that this distinguished and exemplary divine in
tends to settle in New Orleans. His health lias '
been feeble for several years, and he hopes to recti- :
perato by changing his redence. A fetter from
Nashville, dated Aug. 14, to a gentleman in this ci- '
ty, says : Mr. Ferguson preached bus farewell ser
mon to-day. lie is going to live in New Orleans i
in the fall, and, until that time, he is going to Ohio
and Kentucky. Father went to hear his farewell 1
sermon, and was perfectly delighted, and has come
to the conclusion that he will not go to church any I
more as there is but one good preacher in town. j
Memphis agle d, hnqmrer.
SrnrcK nv LiGnrxisri. We are pained to learn
that ilr. John A. Jferritt, a worthy and highly re
spectable citizen of this county, residing in the
neighborhood of Thomas' meeting house, about ten
miles south of this place, was killed by a stroke of
lightning, on Tuesday afternoon, about 3 o'clock,
while engaged at work in a tobacco field on his
We regret exceedingly, also, to learn that Mr.
James Johnson, a brother-in-law of Mr. Mcrritt,
residing on the Nashville turnpike, seven miles ea.-t
of this place, about the same hour, while engaged
in mixing some paint, in the cellar of a new house
which he had just erected, was severely, if not mor
tally injured by a stroke of lightning which de
scended the chimney. A negro man who was with
him was also knocked down and severely stunned,
though not mortally injured. A dog which was in
the cellar with them was instantly killed.
Mr. Jolmsoti's physicians have hopes of his re
cover, though tlie chances are he will not. Frank
LIFE'S BETTER MOMENTS.
Life has its moments
Ofbeautv and bloom
But they hanglike sweet roses
in uie eageni the tomb.
Jilessmgs tney bring us,
As lovely as brief :
They meet us when happy,
And leave us in grief.
Hues of the morning.
Tinging the sky;
Come on the sunbeams,
And offnith them fly.
Shadows of evening
Hang soft on the shore,
Darkness enraps them.
We ce them no more.
So life's better moments,
In brilliance appear,
Dawning in beauty.
Our journey to cheer.
Round U3 they linger.
Like shado.tsof even,
Would that we like them
Might melt into heaven !
SALE OF I TNE STOCK. Having sold a part of
my Farm to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Com
pany for a depot; AND INTENDING TO SELL
JIORE OF IT, I will sell my stock of JACKS, JEN
NIES, thorough bred COLTS and FILLIES, upon a credit
of one and two years. J. SHELBY
aug21, 18S3 wtf.
e are prepared to furnish Colleges, Academies, Ac, with
every variety of School Books at the lowest prices.
TOON A RUTLAND.
THE CHOLERA AT CUMBERLAND, MARYLAX.
Baltimore, August 22.
Ten deadis have occurred at Cumberland, Mary
land, from Cholera, since Saturday making a total
of tcnty-four since the disease first appeared. It
prevails chiefly along the banks of a race running
'through die town, and is attributed to the recent"
flood 'and sudden change of temperature. It is now,
however, becoming" milder, and readily yields in
mostinstances to proper treatment
FEARFUL .PROGRESS OK THE EI'IDEIIIC AT XEW
New Orleans, August 22.
The total number of interments that took place in
New Orleans on Sundaj, as ascertained from" the
most authentic sources, wastrif hundred and fif
teen. On Monday therav.toftliediseaseincreasetl
fearfully, the deaths amounting to tu'o hundred and
eighty-three, of which tiro hundred, and sixty-fire
wertj from yellow feverl 'J j
New Orleans, August 23.
The interments on -Tuesday were 2.')8, including
2.14 from yellow fever.
LATER FROM MEXICO.
Nkw Orleans, August 2..
By an arrival at New Orleans, we learn that a
decree had been issued in. the city.qf Mexico, by
Santa Anna, suppressing the title""6f' Sovereign,
heretofore prefixed to the several States. Haroy
Zamarez, late Minister of the Treasury, is dead.
FALL GOODS, 1853.
HUXCA.V, 3IORKAN & CO.,
X: TJ ami 71, rUie Rpiare, Kathcillt, Ttnrwwe.r
HAVE now in store and offer for sale an extensive assort
ment of AMERICAN AND FOREIGN DRV GOODS,
In part a follows to wit:
Prints. All tho newStriesin great varietyofpattems,
also, a large assortment of lifues, Greens, Black and White.
Liueys. In rich bright colors, Plaids, Reds, Dlues,
Satinets. In Black, Blue, Stripes, I'laids, colors and
Cassimeres. Fancy and Black, variety of patterns.
Cloths. 13 lack, Blue. Brown. Drab, c
Flannels. In all widths, qualities, and colore.
ltlnnkets. In all s-zes, qualities, and- colors, a Tery
large and varied assortment, of every description.
Shawls. Art extensive and beautiful assortment, solid
colors, I'Jaids. Embroideries, Ac
Dress Goods. Plain, Black an 1 Figured Alpacas,
D' Laines, Cashmeres, Gala Plaids in neat styles aud rich
colors. Black, Drab aud figured Worsted Surges.
TESTINGS A variety of Styles.
X BAR MU3LIXS, SWISS MUSL'Ii.'S,
INDIA BOOKS, XALN'SOOKS.
A larje asisrtment of Brown Shirtings, Sheetings,
Bleached, Long Cloths, Osuaburgs, Hate, Caps, &c.
Which we are enabled to offer upon the most liberal terms,
by the packag! or piece. We invite the attention of thu
bade and merchants general! v to examine our Stock.
DU.N'CAX, MORGAN & CO,
aug87 tf. Nos. 70 and 71, Public Squares
NEW ORLEANS AND NASHVILLE REGULAS PAS
1-ELL.E-KEY, PEYTON A. KEY, , FWK
" CouiiAxusit. This lame and tnaeni- (JfertSrWii
L , ..., .1 i. TS-rS'
repair at Louisville, and will take her place as a Regular
r.icteiiiune auore iraue as soon as mere issuuicient water,
and will continue- during tbe entire season.
In point of speed, comfort and safety, the BELLE-KEY is
unsurpassed on the Western waters; which, with the long
exn'nence of her gentlemanly Commander and the ac
knowledged business capacity of her Clerk(Mr. I-ewis North
ern,) enables in confidently to recommend her to the busi
ness and travelling communilr. Mr. Northern will give
prompt peioual attention to lilfing orders for Groceries, ic
A share of patronage is respectfully solicited.
JOHNSON, IIO'KNE A CO.,
atig27 im Agents.
R. ROSS would l-esnectfullv invite tlie attention of the
JJ public to a NKW AM) IMPItOVEU MtTUOl) OF IXSEUTIXO
iiiTincuL teeth. u:on which he has been for some time
practicing with great success.
The improvement consists in the teeth being arranged up
on a date of pure jjlUinum, and by means of a silicious
compcund the teeth and plate are connected firmly togeth
er, leaving co interstices for the lodgment or secretion of
fcHi.1; at thes.ame time forming an artificial gum beautiful
and life-lite in appearance, and which is represented on the
inside of the teeth ns well as oat.
Those interested are iuvited to call and examine speci
mens of this improved method at his ojwrating rooms, No.
Li, up stair-, College st ang-27 tf
EIGHTH pipes extra Champaigne Brandy;
10 " ' Manv'tt A Co s
jo " " A.Signell's
5 quarter casks .Malaga Wine;
S eighth pipei Muscat do;
H kegsStoughton's Bitten-;
'J ' Esseuce Peppermint;
f. bbls Old Rve Whisky;
5u ' Star do;
For sale bv augi7 W.
' For sale by augi7 W. II. GORDON A CO.
i A l TRAPPING PAPER. 100 bundles East Ten-
; nessee medium Wrapping Paper. Received per
Railroad this dav. aud for sale by
augiT ' 'W. II. GORDON A CO.
OIjIJE.V SYRUP. 100 barrels Golden Syrup, a
' IT superior article. 100 half barrels da
, for sale by augiV; W. 1L ORDON AJJ0L
1' "RESERVING SUGAR z. hhds him Hall Crys
tahzed Sugar, lor pi eserving. For sale by
j ang27 W. II. GORDON A CO.
! LARGE SALE OF FALL AND WINTER DRY GOODS,
I BY JOSEPH K DCXl'OX.
ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY,
September 0, 7 and 8. He will call the attention of
1 the city and country trade to this Sale which will comprint
i one of'ihe best assorted Stock of Goods ever offered in this
market. As the selection is entirely new, buyers will find
i at this sale a larger variety tlian has ever been offered at any
one sale. In part as follows: Black, Brown and Blue
Cloths, Black and Fancy Cassimeres, lilack, lilueand Funcy
, Sattinetts. Tweeds, Jeans and Kerseys. Pilot Clotlis, Blue,
, Brown, Red aud While Blankets, Plain and Fancy Silks,
, Satin d'Chene, Plain ami Fancy Satin do. Silk Velvets,
line all Wool French Merinos, Eugii.-h du., Coburg Cloths,
Plain and Figured Alpaceas. Red, Green aud Yellow Flan
nel, all Wool Cloak Lining, Canton Flannels, Muslmd'Lane,
1 Cotton Velvets, Liucies, Ginzhams, Jackonetts, Swiss,
Cross Dar Muslins, Cambrics, liishop Launs, Victoria do..
Dotted Swiss, -pron and Red Checks, Hickory Shirting,
English and American Prints, Curtain and Oil Prints,
Bleach aud Bronn Drills, lilack aud Brown Domesh'c, Tick
ings, Canvassand Vest Paddings, Merino and Cotton Under
Shirts and Drawers, Silk. Lainbswool, Merino and Cotton
Hose, Silk, Linen and Cotton Lace, do Edging, Canton
(.'rape. Merino ami Lamma SliawN, Silk Linnen and Cotton
Threads, Suspenders, Buttons, Tapes, Pocket and Table
Cutlery, Pins, Needles, Guns and Pistols, Silk, Fur and
Wool Hats, Caps, Fiddles, Looking Glasses, Boots, Shoes,
eta, etc. J. F. DUNTON".
TERMS OF SALE.
All sums under $2i?0, Cash; all over 200, on a credit of
Sept. C, 7 andS 20,21 and i2 I Nov.fl and 1023 and 2t
Oct. Sand (1 lyand'-'O Dec7and8 21 and 22
Sale even Thursday evening through the year. fju'
C. FOX, Auctioneer. aug-0 td.
J. II. CUltREY,
Undertaker and Cofliii-mnkcr.
GMje street, Xo. 25, opposite Seirjiut Itume.
BEGS leave to inform his friends and the pnlilir
generally, that be hasoiiened a regular Cof-''"
fin Itooui, and having bought Ihe right for manufacturing
anil selling iu Middle Tennessee, Skipp's Patent Indistruct
' ible Air-tight and Air-exhausted Burial Cases, the best
now in use for preserving the corps, he will keep a supply
of them constantly on hand, together with an assortment of
I all kinds of covered and wood Collins. He is prepared to
I furnish good Hearses and any number of Hacks that may
1 be wanted; alsnshrouds of every description, made iu the
1 best style, together with every equipage necessary for fune
l rals. All telegraphic despatches or orders from Steamboats
I and Railroads, or from the surrounding country will be
promptly attended to. Particular attention paid to pre
i paring and encasing bodies for transportation. All orders
left at bis Furniture and Collin Rooms promptly attended
to, both night and day he will give bis personal attention
to all funerals. ChaigeJ moderate.
J. II. CURREY.
N. B. Furniture and Mattrnsse of every description
made to order and of the best materials, and warranted; also
furuituro retailed in the best style and with dispatch.
uug.7 ex. J. H. C.
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA.
THE TWENTY SECOND Course of Rehires in this In
stitution will commence on. the FIRST MONDAY IN
Anatomy, G M. NEWTON", M D.
Suigery, L A DUG AS, M D.
Chcmisti y and Pharmacy, ALEX MEANS, M D.
Materia Medica, Theraputics and Medical Jurisprudence.
I P GARVIN, M D. 1
Obstetrics aud Diseases of Women and Infants, J A
EVE, M D.
Physiology and Pathological Anatomy, II V M MIL
LER, M D.
Institutes and Practice of .Medicine, L D FORD, M D.
jeimiusiraior oi Anatomy, u t UA.MriiKI.L, 31 u.
Tees for the entire Course.
Matriculation Ticket (to be taken once)
Fur further particulars, apply lo
augti7 G. M. NEWTON,
A DARING ROGUE.-On Monday evening, the
ljth inst., about dusk, some one unknown, but of
smallstature. wajsecn to unhitch aud ride rapidly away the j
horseofDr. Ruchanau, while hewason Ihe opposite side of '
iue sireei. i ne norse lias not yet been nearu ot, and it is
presumed he is stolen. A liberal reward will be given for
the return of the horse and saddle, and still larger for tbe
The horse was about 1 0 or 11 years old, a dark sorrell,
well formed, bnt crest fsllen, rode well, and was well broken
to harness. The saddle, a Spanish tree, recently covered
with black quilted leather.
aug7-tf A, H. BUCHANAN,
-issismm jcinoiisirauir. liUiil UAJll'lil-.l.I M 11
ui.i.MU.11, i. r.uiu 15 will be delivered regularly at ,
, the City Hospital, and ample opportunities will be atforded '
lor uie sttiuy of I'ractical AnAtmnr.
A Great JUlessin; to lhe Afflicted Tbe number
and formidable character of diseases of Uie Liver, lure long
.challenged the attention of medical men. forae of these
diseases, classed nader the general term of Consumption,
have been supposed incurable aud the unhappy patient al
lowed to die, without medical science to offer him a hope
ofrecorery. Happily this can no longer be the case. A
remedy baa been found which will cure all compIaiuN, of
whafereF character, arising from ileraugentent of the Lirer.
The Pills discovered br Dr. Jl'Lane; ofVIrgiuia, act tliiect-
edieshitherta'proposed for liver complaints, hare failed to
opende upon the seat ot the disease; but Dr. JI'Lano's Pilts
make themsekes felt upon the actiou of the Liver, an.I by
cleausinjf the fountain, -dry up the impure stieanuof dis-
f eaee wiiich theuee derive their existence- i
iXi rursaieaiauiue principal lltng Stores in Nh-
R K. A Miracle at Dundee, II!. EeJ the I
following letler froinAi Hollisters, Esj: "A few weeks !
since, a man in our Tillage suUered witli a sever attack ol
rheumatism, and nas inconstant pain for tn-udjjs. R. R. 1
R. was recommended and applied. In less than two hours !
ht frt fmm tiiin. unit tninvinor nln-cin t'..- i
. r : t . 1 1. . . . .
allpainsweCnditan Instant remedv- It cure-. .,ct l,a-
ache, neuralgia, ayseniery, emus ana lerer, and all
complaints put down in the adrertiisimeut. Our physicians
see it, and eudoie its quick and valuable proprieties.
. , AS IIOLIJSTER, Dundee, Cook Co., HL
N B. RADWAY'S Ready Relief cures the lame, stiff
Jointed, rheumatic, and neuralgic sufferers. It instantly
Every day- we receive intelligence of the quick efficacy of
R. R. Relief, in Mopping pain and removing- its cause. It
cures Rheumatism and Diarrhx'. It cures Neuralgia and
Chill Fever. It cures Cholera allays Cronps and Spasms,
Sick Head-Ache and Tooth-Ache. 'It neutralizes poisons and
acids, renders malaria harmless, infuses health and life into
the cold and chilly blood. It refreshes) and invigorates. It
acta upon the nervous system, rendering the nerves strong
and Iron proof against disease. We do not claim that R.
R, Belief wilt cure all complaints; it is prepared to cure
certaic,diseases arising from irritating causes, all Kbeumat
ic, vNenraIgfc, Nervous, and Malarious Diseases, all acute
pans. It will instantly stop and quickly remove its cause.
For Diseases arising from BAD BLOOD.
IC. It. It. No. 2. Foul and Corrupt Humors, thick
and Bad Blood, Sores of all kinds. Salt Rheum, Scrofula, St.
Vitus's Dance, Chronic Diseases, and all diseased deposit es,
are quickly removed by tbe use of Radway's Renovating
Resolvent. It is powerful, searching, and pleasant, and one
dozen wili produce a wonderful effect. It is a certain cure
for all humors. Price SI. RADWAY A CO., Fulton
street, opposite St- Paul's. augS Sw.
IMPORTANT TO SLAVEHOLDERS.
DR. MORRIS having permanently located in Nasbtoxf,
respectfully tenders his services to the suflering public
Scrofuuf, Ulctrr, Gincert, Tdter and Ring IVvrm, treated
in a scientific manner. Medicines gentle, but active and ef
fective, their use being attended with no unpleasant conse
quences whatever, requiring co restriction or hindrance
from ordinary business pursuit?. He wishes it understood
that be has settled in your midst, not for the purpose of hum
bugging or imposing upon you, but to relieve those who may
be suffering with diseases which are destroying by piece
meal many ofyrdesemngnnduseful citiiens.
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, be would respectfully propose that they bring forward a
case of any of the above named diseases, (ihe worst that they
can conveniently find.) and pledge themselves to see that
directions are strictly followed fi'r a rea-otiab!e time; Dr.
M. will then give his obligation to furnish such mediein
a may be necessary, and in such quantities from time to
timeas the case may require, ami. until itctire shall be ef-
lectca, positively no lee win oc receivea, a- V mrmr m i
trill It imvle for adeice vr 7rti.iw.
The attention of masters and owners of servants is par.
ticularly invited to tbe above. Those having servants af
flicted with Scrofutf, Uricel, stifiheas or soreness of the
limbs and joints, would find it to their ad vantage to consult
Dr. M. His treatment is mild, and iu no cose will it be ne
cessary to lose time while using medicines.
Respectfully, ANTI HUMBUG.
All communications from persons at a distance, post paid,
in closing five dollars, will be promptly attended to.
DR. W. 1L MORRIS.
Office over Mutual Protection Insurance Otliee, Cedar st,
near Post Office. Nashville, Tenn. ImaylS dJkwSm.
T.' ... i- 1 . . : T-l . r..li : f-n :if
11UIU OUIIUI &IUCI Itil. 111V lUIHfWIUlT IVUCl Mill
, - . ..... , , . ., ... .M.i
show that Earthquakes and Civil W aw are not all the ra-
laiuiuea tuey uaveiu proviae agaiusi in mac quarter oi uie
world. DLeasea incidental to our own climate, also find
their way there, as will be seen, by the remedy they seek for
Valpahaiso, Cmu, S. A, July S, 1st.
To Itr. J. O. Amr, dV.
Dub Sic We have the plea-ure to report on yourship
ment of Cherry Pectoral to our house, tha whole quantity
sold, and a pressing demand for more, which must await
the arrival of further sunnlics. IU tttet' in cwiiui J!-
ea&t of the luay, and it oiupititt twtorlrtjf, hat esitllrJ I
any medicine ter veU thin amntrj. Mint ot our rente- I
dies here are imported from England, and some of tbemaie '
rich aud valuable; but no pioduct of medical skill from that i
or any other quarter has ever won so tully the confidence
ofour population as this beautiful preparation of yours.
The article has attracted particular attention anwrg our
mo4JilinijtNKt,l citiztnt, fiom the fact that Gen. Itulnes,
President of the Republic, and the highest ollicer in theotate, j
was cured of a severe and dangerous affection of the lungs, .
by its use. He allows us to scud his name, and wishes to ,
add the acknowledgments of gratitude fur Ihs rdier. '
We liave the honor to be, sir, !
Your obedient servant, j
Carlos Alvabez Co. I
Dry Goods Merchants purchasing giwls in Nash- I
ville aretespeclfully invited to examine, befuru purr-has- !
ingelsewhere, an entire new stoet of Staphs and Fancy j
Fall Goods, recently-purchased of direct inqxirtrs in New I
York, Philadelphia and Boston, on such terms as to '
confidently assertto dealers generally that they can
make it to iheir advantage to call and inspect their Mock
to be opened about tbe i'th insL, at No. 7, CultDKf street,
by iang9) L. Ik F1TK A CO. 1
WHITE E.1IRROIDERED TIEJ-We liave !
justreceived fier Expresi a small assortment of i
White Embroidered Ties, various patterns. Forsaleby '
ang27 MYERS & McGII.L.
OIIIRT CO LIi AR--We have also received avariety
of Collars, of latest styles and of bestquality, for sale
i i.Viitix uuiiUKr.u iiiu i.i.m j;.N uv are
JL now prepared lo suit every taste in Gentlemen's fancy
I colored Kid Gloves. Best article fur fate by
f aufT-T MYERS A McGILL.
BLACK KID GLOVES-Just received a lot of i
Black Kid Gloves, finest quality. I
' a"g"-7 MYERS A McGILL. !
I "JT'ANCV COLORKD HALF IIOSE-We have 1
JL just received an assortment of Fancy colored half-hose, ,
for sale by j
au?" MYERS & McGILL. '
Ladies and Gents' Furnishing Store, M Cullege street. -
Z F0RS ALE" AT PUBLIC AUcFoifi
ON SATURDAY, the 27th day of Angust, 1358, at the
Court-hou.su door in the city o'f Nashville, I will sell at
public auction tne lollowing IMPROVED AND CNIM- i
PROVED LOTS in the city ol Nashville.
1st. The house and lot fronting 20 feet on Front street,
(one door from Ihe Public Squaie.) and running back to '
low watermark, theoldresidenceof tbe lateS VI) Stout, at
present occupied by JI rs Todd as a boarding house. 1
2d. The three story brick house adjoining tbe above lot
and fronting 20 fuetl inch, and running back to low water
Sd. Tlie house and lot on the west side of Water street near '
the corner of Bridire street fronting 22 feet 8 inches and run- i
ning back 75 feet."
4th. The lot on Spruce street fronting feet and running .
back feet. '
5th. Tlie lot on Crawford street fronting 50 feet and run
ning back 200 "t.
Cth. The lot on Charlotte pike on Cedar street extended,
fronting 47 feet and running back 245 feet (5 inches, this lot
is near the State Quarry and is a beautiful lot to improve
Teiuh: Credit of 1 and 2 years note with approved en
dorsers, payable in Dank wilh" a lien retained until the pur
chase mouey is payed. IRA A. STOUT, i
Attorney in fact for the widow and heirs
of S V I) Stout
N. B Any one wisLing to buy before tbe day of sale can '
do so by calling on the uudcrsigned.
augS td b w l: A- STOUT. ,
vN Thursday, Uie Sth of September next, we will sell, at j
f tlie residence ol tne late Joun Davis, Lis personal j
property, corsistingofS role of Oxen, 19 bead of Cattle, H)
bead ofSheep, So head of Hogs, 7 Horses, Fanning Imple- '
meats, Hom ehold and Kitchen Furniture, and tbe growing
and gathered crops of Corn, Wheat. Rre, Oats, Ac. i
Tkrhs or Sale. All sums less tlian ten dollars, cash; all
sums over that amount, six months. Nots with good secu
rity required. Sale to commence at 11 o'chs:k.
ED. D. HICKS,
aug21 eoAw (uiii.fi.
THE resident and distant Trustees of tbe Hospital for the
Insane in Tennessee.are notified fo attend at the Asy
lum Buildings near Nashville, on the 1st day of October
next, pursuant to the act directing the meetin-
any.'4 lm S. It. COCKIULL. Pres't,
GODEY'S LADYS' BOOK lor September. Subn'r
tion received and single copies sold by
"S23 F. HAOAN
on the Lirer; and br correcting iU operation and purify- . om, Suoe ana nau, wiu
ingitfromdiseasw cuUpffand extirpates the complainta 'eare;,w ireufor tho cbraledswwU manufactured
UlCh haTelbeirortmn in tltA .livk-pst iflhi4 nis-nn lfm. ' liv r Pf! IVttV.I 2l.i YJTM- l.lti -whtrh lir mZZfl
5 JYHOLESALB TRADE.
FALL. XXU VINT EK
IMPORTATION FOE 1353.
MORtJAN 4 CO, No. 4T, Public Si na-e. aier.ow opening-their
roniplete Stock ef STAPLE and FANCY
Dry Goods, Hoots, SWa. Hal and Cap?, to won h Iter in
I ritu the attention omiercuanfci niBgN'aahrillc. contioo-J
, that earful examination will be fiHi'id tnihe-'radvaBtajre.
Our early purchases in the months of April and MaT, in
the heavy staple-' of Cotton and WooJea Gnodas, will Vnabla
j in to oflVr them to tbe trade at reduced prices from the
. present Eastern Cost. "
UnrMoct ot ialies j-ress uon.i, iji, a.-.
. . . . .. . !ut.tt:.i .....1. !.,...,
such uniter-J SAtir,iolkii.
We-will purdiase- for Cash nt the highest market prices.
Woo. Fealliers, (imses?. Beeswax. Jeans, lanscv aud
Sock. J10ROAN ACl).
augJO Nfl. 47, fiiUic Sqnare.
AXDUEW J. W-XCAX,
DUNCAN, MORGANA CO.,
AUCTION & COMMISSION 5CES CHANTS, WHOLESALE
"FOREIGN AND DOEESTICDRYCOODS.
-V. l.sV1 li. L A. Ti.XS.-iE."
"I" EFERRINO to Card alxw, Andrew 4. Duwb bavin?
I t assoctateti wnn mm in weww jie vs. jiargau. x itr
1 nun A Scarieht, fw the pnrpoBe of cooduciinjr more
velr the Wholesale DrvJoAT. AmfTon mS (ci
Business, in lhocilv oi Sa-lmlle, umWr ll.e si vie and tt'm
! DUNCAN, MORGAN & CO.,
And hating taken the huge and. cenuctslivu Stora and
I Warehouse- of Samuel Sear, tender tbe scrvwes of the new
I firm, and pledge their best'effirts r lb prom, tkin of voc
! mterest.and solicit consigmnviit of Foreign anil Do
I incstic Drv Goods. Roots. Shoes. Hats. Capo.
aiiilMercliniidicKcneraHj; Southern and
Our experience and facilities', wilh a prompt ami fa:lhfI
attention jiersonally'are pledged Snr noy intetet yju j
your friends may confide to u. Wo Me prepnred to make
cash advances, and grant ihe usual fsriKt.es- on con.-.r'U-ments-.
VM3r obedient servants,
AXDRKW J. DUNCAN,
We shall, at lhe oponinnf the Fatt Sea, otfcr a lare
and complete stock of New Goods, from MasnfiKturers and
Importers, and will present the strong.-.: inducement- to
cash buyers aud prompt business men.
DUNCAN, MORGAN 4 CO.
Nashville, Anjr. 17 th,
IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE DEA1EHS IN
Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods,
48, Pulik Simre, AW, 'iV, 5n.
HAVE now in Store their EXTENSIVE STOCK
OF FALL AND WINTER GOODS, purcha -ed
early iu the season, at a much les price than sur ia
Goods can now be bought, and which they are dd'cmmr 1
ioli for CASH, or to psuLtt aud rwyo mi t dealers a
prices that will favorably compiue with purchase: made a
any other market.
In this Stuck wilt be found a great variety of
CteTUs, Bcaxkbts, Buck Silks,
C.i&uxe., FL.O-KM4, Ao'sDaeuSius,
VwTCfiw, Lixtfcrs, MonAiKS.
SAWirra, . Cui !(, Alpaccas,
Twwi! SaVis, Maaixurs.
Jtu.v?, HraiMMfer " IUtadcbi Roars,
Ktstars, 1-Acrs, Dbii-",
Pkixts, WHrfK Goom, llonimv,
GlxfliLUi, Irish Lrxtv, Guiviu,
Roots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Truuksj,
and a COMPLETE-STOCK OP KKADT-M ADE CLOTH
To their present heavy siocfc ther wiM durintr tbe tensor
makexueh additions of the NRWgST IMPORTATIONS
as wiH give their stock a srpitmonrtT over my ever ufieir I
in this market.
They are sole Agents fiir the sale of the suporior
Tennessee Sheetings, OsiiuliHrs, Ac, nai'e b
thoj iwra'and timlm-l (!-n, which arecbeaj.r
than any f lhe Eastern gio.
Tliev'are anxiou-1 to buy all ,ndsf BARTER at Ihe I'"-.,
Na-hville, Anfin i": 1 -.!. ?intwAw
EL & B. DOUGLAS & CO.,
Importers and Wholesale Dealers,
No. 51, Public Siiimre,NushviIIe, Tcuu.,
"VfOW exhibit ami offer W de a c-xnpleic and 1
L stock of Freu?H in I Jrry ,
GilfW, JkiteU, I mireila, IU':t, JSn j -w, k - -
0ry Rjy, II ritimrnl rt"-Twf f.'ntr, &e,Sc
IuuMguitudeaml variety Ibis s':uck greatly e.trtislJ am
ever ollVred in this part of Ihe ermiirrr. The stvf ac t
sinsof our r'auey Good are- Binwaally btannfttl a.ij ..
tractive-. The purchases hare jeen made at the I r..
poiats (iir eaett article, and witf every feiir which tije
rience and large cash means could svciire. The shipmevi.s
were fertttuate i meeting free narigiirinn m the lh c a 1
, , , , . - -
I Cumberland nvers;si that lhe cost of transporlai
j expeediBgiv small item.
mn i - a:j
We are. tlierefiire. able and determined to do better f r
our custstuers and tlwe wlw nwy tnel diseil to jnrl r. - oj
us, than they can do elsewhere.
We waat" Feathers, GinsiiHr, Beeswax, Wool, Lt'cMey and
Yam Soeks, at their highest niart.-i value.
aiig- M BTWm R .t B IM)l"OHS.t CO
JOSEIMI V DINTON,
WH0LELALE DEALER IN DRY GOODS.
A. H, Puilii Sy.rt, Xothttlle, Ten .
Full nud Winlar Importations.
H.VS now ojieu, for the ieetioH of lite public, hi f "!
and coiHle(e stoekof FVireigu and Doieesiic I rv
Tliis carefully reieeteJ ami wn aMrtd stoe t c . ' - '.s f
Clolbs, Cassimeres, Satinets, Silkx, Friwch. I'ngl -,h ai:J
Americuii Drejiw Goods IIhhi and Fancy lrMi, luls, ta" '.
Bonnets, Umbrelias, Carpet Bags, and stun" gixl , of s...
Owing to the farorsUe purchases he has ad. w "'a
the Eastern, markets, he can olTer the greatest variety airt
best selectKHi at lhe very kmest j-rices th.it can bj Lcs J
I invite purehisers to give-m a alt rfte nnking C :.r
purchases elsewhere, gtrantmiinr ta ?n.l ihem ion -r,- r;
Fealbers, (fctseag; I?mtht, Wont, LiaArys, Yarn nz. 1
CcHHtrv Pro-htee booirhl at the highest market value
anl J. P. Dl'NTON
THO ill P Si) N i: C 0.
NO. 21, Public .Sqnure. .Naslirillr,
HAVRjusi rrceivel ahrs lot of NBW O0t)DS fron
the Hasten) Markets, eousi-ting in prt of the f.JI k
A large assortment Fis Ptwd lnaM Sitks;
' 4 plom
ALSO, large Hl "
Mouse De Inline.
I'lai.1 ami Platn.nf all sfcMMamlAmKlte. A fine ' it .
Plaid Cashmere; also, Itdd OcssH far eWMren s wear
Vie have now lhe- best imtnmt f Hi4tMS ever iflrr 1
! fowir customers.-
J Plain Ribbons, all shadmand qtrtis.
I Brocule "
Plaid " .
Morie. Antique " " -s
A fresh supply ef Kid G tores, white and ihnJ.
Plain, SM.tie,l and Rept, a fine asmirtment of each also
new supply of llktck Satin Xational
Cases Boots, Shoes? &c.
E. S. HOLlXs &"C0..
WHOLESALE .AND RETAIL DEALERS,
No. 21 and 3G, Corner of College and Union streets,
XASHVILLK. rt: v.:
TTAVB received for the FALL AND WIXTBR TRAD."
JUL ima vazam JSV'JJ-S. suoh -i. HA K, t ;
TKCXJSi, Ae. Beine; the LARGEST dTOt'K of UorZ
they have ever offered! n this marked, and which r qtu t
pr ' ami MrMCjrwiH equal any Stock in the City.
-llerclmnts mkI all ntners making their putchascs i
NashrrHe, will timl it h.tbe"r INTEKS5T to frlveour S xs.
an examination before buvinr.
R. S. HOLLINS & CO.
Feathers, Ginfenp. Reeswax a nl Wool, received .n
eiebange for Goods at the hiphekt market prhae.
tip 17 If b w e
AIDS TO HOUSE KWPTHa "
riHK subscribers lure- jt received tmm New York I .j
I X following articles es.se mini to eKnSt in House keep
ing, to which uVrre-peetftd'y oaH Kk- attention if the 1 a
' J'iair JUthtt, line with Tin; oral and nmmJ;
Knife JfmttfU- vsrkxis ha;
Jkr keeping SHnr 9pm, 4 , N.f tf .
, Knift Viaiitrt; .
j Itatt HetttrtK
I TfiUiin Pur to, various patterns; VH
Toilet Seta, elegant puttrns; - t,
ltnutTrimf; ' .L.
Grfte Grtyr, oval and remid; ,-4su'
Gyfi Urn, handsome paHemaf s.
Itvmmkl&tUJ itf-fe-and .wim; . .. jT.
Bnttr 3foMr; in eares, Iwlf md ywrhr pwmt;
SagtrSifUn; -S .HrmiMtr,; .
J'aU Pant, various (nesamtpitvtiw
Ci-Jhtg Uukm; Jfy pitiet:
Appk Corert; VjHtl JjiMr: '
tr7fIr,r"'(t 1ot asieti 1. sfd cum
orCatree in three annates;
OUse llUer. various Mvttem; T.
fhmtek ami W Warmer;
A great variety ef otberarticW mworini ta tie Kec
. . , SNOvTTMcKENZIB A CO.
N ashville, Angift S4th,
lad:es, isses a nd ci Fit, ii i i :n s s i i o i s
T adies J.lcsnnt White Satiu Gaiters;
Rlk. Sntiu, " ilut.
" t ru iptem ad ti'd do;
Kid SWpy ;m and Bnskms;
" am. Mu. (!rim'd 4ft, ami Par s
" " " lie; Ties;
" " SKpeersaadBootr
i a BuOiJ
" Ankle Ties, '
RAMAGE A 0IIUR0H,
41, Coflege street,
Just received by