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JOHN T.. 3KARLING & CO.
EDITOIIS AKD PROrBIKTOR?.
SATURDAY MORNING, SEPT. :i, 1853.
: Sift. TO UK, OF BRADLEY.
"Wd'have 'rocpvicd a letter from this gentleman,
in wllichhe denies that die loss of adpmpcratic rep
resentative in Bradley county was through his in
strumentality. Mr. Tuns states tliat he was the
first democratic candidate in the. field, ami tliat
when othpr members of tlicparty announced them
selves as-candidates he was in favor of a convention
to settle their conflicting claims". lie made a propo
sition tp tlrs effect to his competitors, but it was
notogreed ta "" Taking this statement of the facts a3
correct, vrefeel that it is but just to exoncraleAlr.
T owe from tlie blame of our defeat in Bradley.
Wo 'venture to express the hope that our friends
in Bradley will never again permit their county to
be represented by a whig, through the contentions
of rival democratic candidates. Where such rival
candidates will not settle tlyir pretensions so ato
fiecure harmony and insure success, the party should
step forward and do it for them. A nomination
should always be inaJe-.nhil tlie nominee be sustained
by die undivided vote of the party. Unless wc pur
sue such a policy wc never can obtain that suprem
acy in the councils or the State to which wc arc en
titled. . .
ANECDOTE OF HEX. JACKSON".
A correspondent has sent the following anec
dote of Gen. Jackson-. "Wc have never seen it in
print, and think it entirely too good to be lost.
It Lj characterise of the impulsive and generous
"Early in the Creek campaign Gen. Jackson",
with ooly a subordinate to accompany him, had
ridden forward in advance of his army, when he ar
rived at the Tennessee river somewhere about
the Muscle Shoals, perhaps at the identicle spot
where the brave Tnorsw.u: was forced, Lcander
like, to make his passage soon r.fter over which
he was to pass in haste. But finding the ferry
man on the opposite shore, and somewhat tardy in
his movements, his little stock of patience was
quite exhausted before the knight of the paddle
presented himself at his service. The ferryman
was no sooner in speaking distance than tho fiery
young commander was down on him with a show
er of abuse, which was returned in good measure
by die provoking ferryman. Beg3rdless of the pru
dent admonition1 of his subordinate, no sooner had
the boat touched the shore than the General pitch
ed into his wifling antagonist for a regular set to
at muster ground exercise. But, fortunately for
the General, in the very commencement of the ac
tion they were both tumbled into the stream, Irom
which the utmost efforts of the subordinate was re
quired to rvlicy tlirrf. Tired and wet, the ferry
man doggedly look hi? place at the ores, and in
due course of time made the landing. Without a
word or apology given or required, the General
know mounted his horse and slowly went his way,
eemingd-jflel and unconscious of tho presence
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. Ctany nuiuan nt-nip. juer muh w ...
this way the accompanying officer, who was not
only an intimate friend but relation, ventured to re
mark that the ferryman was pretty tight 'picters.'
tYes said the General, straightening himself up in
i siirrm? to his full height, and his countenance
beaming with animation, 'by the Eternal, if I had a
thousand such m?n I could whip all the it -u in-
dian1" out of h 11.' "
The sixth college year of this institution com
mences on Monday next. It is situated in the vi
cinity of Nashville, in an exceedingly healthy por
tion ol the country. Mrs. Catherine Jones, the
Principal, i? a highly intellectual and accomplished
lady, and her assistant in the various departments
are well qualified for the business of teaching. We
know of no institution in the country possessing
superior claim'' upon the attention of parents and
guardians. The system of instruction taught in
its walls is thorough, and the young lady committed
to the care of its teachers will leave them with a
complete and sulwtantial education. We invite at
tention to -the cird of Mr. S. E. Jones in another
REMOVING A KING FROM AYOl'NO LADY'S
Dr. Cack, of Chatleston, gives to the Boston
Medical and Surgical Journal the following account
of the manner in which he extricated a young la
dy's finger from a ring. We have done the same
thing often without half the trouble to which this
divip'e of Esculapius was put:
'An interesting young ladj', about seventeen
years of age, had presented to her a gold ring, which
she forced over the joints of her midddlo finger.
After a few minutes the finger commenced swell
ing, and the ring could not be removed. The fam
ily physician. IJr. , was sent for, but could
d nothing. The family, and Uie young lady espe
cially, were now in the greatest consternation. A
jeweller was sent for. After many futile attempts
to cut the ring widi cutting-nippers, and to saw it
apart with a line saw, and after bruising and lacer
ating the lles.li, warm fomentations and leeches were
applied, but all widiout affording the slightest ben
efit. Dr. requested my presence, with the
compliment that 'perhaps my mechanical ingenuity
might suggest something.' I at once proceeded to
the house of the patient, and found the young lady
in a most deplorable state of mental agony, the doc
tor embarrassed, and the family in a high state of
excitement. 1 procured some prepared chalk, and
applied it between the ridges of swollen flesh, and
all round the finger, and succeeded in drying the
-oozing and abraded flesh: dien with a narrow piece
of solt linen I succeeded in polishing the ring, by
di awing it gentlj' round the ling between the swol
len pans. I then applied quicksilver to the whole
surfiicj of the ring. lu less than three minutes the
ling was broken (by pressing it together) in four
pieces, to the great relief of a'l parties.
In a similar manner (without the chalk) I some
time since extracted a small brass ring from the ear
ofa child, who, child-like, had inserted it into the
cavity of its ear. The operation was more painful
and tedious, but was equally successful.
'The modus operandi. The quicksilver at once
permeates the metals, if clean, (with die exception
of iron, steel, platina. and one or two others.) and
amalgamates with them. It immediately cry.-tali-r.es
and renders the metal as hard and a brittle as
jjla. Hence the eae with which metals amalga
mated with quicKsilver rem oenroKcn.
Tuf. Kota Affair. A late number of Ihe Paris
ThotKosta affair is far from leing terminated.
We arc informed that the Vienna Cabinet, has
inked from the Washington Cabinet a reparation,
wlmJi it may be quite sure not to receive. Mean
while Kosta remains under die safeguard ot the
Ki tncli Consul.
irj?" The spec:al Washington' coircspondent of I
the New York Herald, reiterates the report that tlur
mission to France has been tendered to, and is now
awaiting tho acceptance of Gov. HowixlCorb. It I
is understood that had there been any probability
that Gen. Cass would have accepted the important
ijvnst, the Provident would, most assuredly, have of
fered it to him.
Impeachment or Jrnon Fi.ixx. Wc understand'
'a movement is n foot to impeach Judge Minn, of
lour criminal court, whose judicial course has won
'Ihrhiin distinguished nomnetv all over the country.
! Suspicions of the integrity of the Judge liave crept
e'into the public mind, and the conviction that he is
incompetent and wholly unut lor tno heiirh is quitu
general. The rumor is mat a puonc meeting will
- mnn assemble to raise a committee to collect facts
r,.iare charges for the House of Representatives.
and present mem ior ujibmui-uhiuh mm mmy
onrlvin the next session of the General Assembly.
The rever has madeits appearance at A'icksburg'.
Jhe "Volant," tip yesterday, had a number of pos-
5engers, among whom were several of our fneuda,
Srosidents of diat place, from whom we learn that,'
inmn twentT or thirty cases had occurred. Id has
r . v,van' rLirtirnlarlv fatal. Ifemnhis Fade and
i.liUL Utvii .' A I
, WOT IN COLTJMBIA.
We find in the last IntcHijaiitr, the following
aniusihg account or a recent occurrenceln Columbia.
We are sorry to see that our neiglibbrs have solit-v
.lie appreciation of thefinearti" j
. (Fiom the Colombia Intelligencer.
A F08T-RACK. ' -"I
see Uicm on their windins way;
Ixinl! how tlicy make their trotters play!"
It becomes our painful duty to chronicle the ont
Tdg03 Of one of the most fearful and desperate rjotw
tliat has laid waste and devastated our quiet city in
up wards or a good while! The iWt instigated by
Xl wanl Buntline atthe Astor Place Theatre, New
York, when Macrcady appeared upon die Ameri
can boards a few years ago, wasainflmgauait com-
iiared to this. ,
On SatuiVbrmoniiiigjlt,';jt.va3. announced m
town that the celebrated-Madam. Buqueliannanne,
who for some time past lias delighted tli5 citizens of
the principal cities of die adjoining counties byMier
wondeiful performances on the violin and tit, tight
rope, would give One of her unique exhibitions at
Masonic Hall that evening. AccordinglvfaUhe
appointtHlhour, die crowd-wngregated at the Dall
a ill theperfonnancesconi .uencc.lL Thehonsefrom
gallery to pit was breathless with-intense interest
and a-nticpation. A supcrbnd br. hant prelude
was dashed off by Madame- with charming case
.,',i .mnfihahmcc. The house was in ecstacies at
iih divine enchanting ravishment. Then came
another overwhelming burst of magic melody,"and
"Chicken-foot in the pepper row"
was achieved in a style of transcendent power and
lcautyaltogedier unapproachable,-andthe enraptur
ed audience went into convulsions of delight;
Next followed dieTeipsichorcan performances on
die tight-rope, when the fearful disasters or the eve?
ning commenced. Would tliat we could draw a
veil overtheshuddcringsightand shutout thedread
ful scene forever, but alas, it clings to tho shrinking
"The nympliolcpsy of some fond despair." .
A rope was extended across thestage, at an altitude
of about three feet, and the husband of Madame 13.
was directed to balaucc liimsclf upon it to test its
capabilities of sustaining the dainty tread of the
airy-lightandaecomplished danseuse; thisheaccord
iudy bid; but as the envious fates would have it,
tho experiment was attended with the most disas
trous consequences. It seems diat die gentleman
had "been round" extensively during die day, and
as a natural result, found himself at this interesting
;nii.irr. rvmsldembl v "over die bay.' No sooner
had hp mounted the ropo than die treacherous !
strands gave way beneath him, and die unfortunate
gentleman was "landed iijwn die boards heels up
wards in the vicinity of the foot-lights. This achieve
ment the assemblage thought was rather more dian
the ptogranime called for, and their delight was
changed to exasperation. They tore the drowsy
car of night with groans and hisses, and made a
break for the stage with a yell of fury that would
.have done honor to a baud of Camanches. At the
the same time tlie fascinating violinist and her ill
starred husband, seeing the tumultuous throng ad
"A horrid majesty upon its fierce front,"
made-a clean pull for the street-door, through which
they shot like a brace of bomb-shells from an over
charged mortar. After them thundered the mob,
"And then (here rose as wild a yell,
As ir the iiends from heaven ImU fell
Had rung the banner cry of h I."
The affair began to grow interesting. The lady be
ing robed only in the rigamagees or.t stage costume,
was therefore unincumbered by a retarding super
fluity of calico, and hal her heels been gifted with
the "talaria of Mercury, she could not liave ''put
herself through" with more fantasticcelerity. Away,
away! through the silvery moon-light they sped,
widi the roaring, rantaiikcrous crowd following
swiftly after. Into an open door they dashed, over
barrels, bags mid Iioxes thm'lhe back door they
.Kp,Hl into another establishment, and again reach
ing the street, they made a beautiful fling for the
hotel, where they finally pulled up, considerably
worse scared than hnrt. "Here the pursuers "closed
their fierce career' and made themselycs scarce.
The pursued having resolved "themselves into a com
mittee of two to suggest some pare course or proce
dure, thought fit to advise an immediate stampede.
Thev accordingly transported themselves by a back
wav to a distaulstreet, and having vented upon the
town a few choice curses, "not loud, but deep,"
"Some natural tears they drnpf, lint wip'd lliem soon;
The woild was all before them Where to choose
Their plaeeof re-t,and llebebub their guide."
Verdict of the community in the above case
"Served them riifltl."
Prm.v, Tenn. Aug. 2f, T3.
EnrroR3 orrnn Union & American:
Gents: In a communication from Col. S. C
Tavatt to the Menqfiii Dtibj Express, written on
theOth hist, explanatory or the causes or his de
feat in this Congressional district, he uses the fol
lowing language: "I believe with one or two honor
able exceptions, ever-aspirant for Congress desired
my defeat." In another communication to the
XasJiville Union tb American, from the same gen
tleman, on the same subject, dated Aug. ISth, he
says: "At the May convention last, when I was
nominated for Congress, it is plain the nomination
diil not give satisfaction to the aspirants." In the
last mentioned letter, Col. Pavatt mentions the
names of Gen. Meeks of McNairy, T. M. .Tones and
N.Adams, Esq., id Giles, as gentlemen in whom
he found fast friends. In odier portions of the two
communications, the Col. mainly attributes his de
feat to the issue of the Maine Liquor Law, which
was forced into the canvass by his opponent,
Mr. Bngg. My object in troubling you with this
matter, is not to join issue with Col. Pavatt as to
the cause of his defeat, but to correct an unfounded
impression which appears to have been made upon
the mind of Col. Pavatt, and which, through his
communications, may find its way into the minds
or others. I will, however, be permitted to say,
that so far as the count' of McNairy is concerned,
the Maine Liquor Law was not an issue between
Col. Pavatt and Mr. Pugg. The election here
turned solely on the political sentiments of the two
gentlemen, the Democrats supporting CoL Pavatt,
and the Whigs voting for Mr. Uugg. The vote of
the county will most clearly show that to have been
the case. Mr. Pugg's majority in the county was
only 21 votes, 23 less than the majority of General
Scott over Gen. Pierce, and 11 votes less than the
majority of Maj. Henry over Col. Johnson. It is
plain, then, that the county of McNairy did her duty,
her whole duty, and that the epithet of "ungrateful
whisky-drinking party," cannot be applied to the
Democracy of McNairy. Put, I am digressing
from the correction which I desired to make. Col.
Pavatt partly attributes his defeat to the disaffection
among aspirants for Congress. The gentlemen
who were before the Waynesboro' convention that
nominated Col. Pavatt were, Maj. Polling Gordon
of Hickman, Maj. T. M. Jones of Giles, and myself
Col. Pavatt has himseir said that in Maj. Jones he
found a fast friend. The consequence is, that Maj.
Gordon and myself are the guilty ones. As for
Maj. G., I can only say that soon after the nomina
tion of Col. Pavatt, 1 was informed that Maj. Gor
don expressed himself well-satisfied, and pledged
himself to a warm support of Col. Pavatt.
My political friends here know tliat it was not
through my seeking that my name was placed lie
fer.1 the Waynesboro' convention. I constantly
told my friends that there were other gentlemen in
die district of larger political experience, whose
claims were far superior to mine, and that I did not
desire to go before the convention at alL Thev,
however, did place my name before that body, and
it is well known here, that 1 expressed on all oc
casions, my complete satisfaction with the result of
their deliberations. I not only supported CoL Pa
vatt myself, hut on all suitable occasions I advised
others to do so. His unexpected defeat was to me
a subject of regret. I have always admired him
for his unflinching and unswerving efforts in behair
of democratic principles, and I feel truly mortified
that he has been impressed widi the belief that I
desired his defeat. 1 am not an aspirarit for any
political position; I reluctantly suffered my name .
to be placed before the Waynesboro convention, i
and when its result was known, I labored to sus
tain the nominee. I hope CoL Pavatt will make
the necessary corrections, and thus relieve me from
any unjust imputations which might be cast upon
me b those who may see his letters.
I am truly yours,
Jno. V. Wnicnr.
rEOM THE ClXCDW-vTI J3f QCIRKK.J
TIIE POLICY OF THE AlftltTRAflON.
The administration of GenerjiVF-ierce thus far Jhas.
been most signally successful In gaining the confi
dence of the conntry, by die ability and wisdom
with which it lias been, conducted, ,and the princi
ples of domestic, and foreign policy which.are pret
ty certaiu now to govern its action upon all ques
tions thatlnay arise, seem to be" "generally popular
with all parties, and are hardly, assailed in any
quarter. It is evident that the most strict econo
mVj.consistent with o due regard for the publicjn
terests, will characterize all die expenditures of the
government, and strict accountability will be re
quired from all the subordinate officials of the Ad
rmnistrntinn which will be very likely to prevent
a repetition of the disgraceful frauds and pecuLition3
unon the treasury tliat rendered the dynasty of
upon the treasury mat rcmiciiru ujuuoij j
Taylor andsFillraoro so meraorab'c in our political
annals. All of-the antecedents of General Pierce,
and of' the distinguished gentlemen who compose .
his Cabinet, arc'or such a character a3 to give eve-
ry assurance that the pledge which was contained
in the former's inaugural address in this particular f
will be faithfully redeemed. The indications are 1
equally marked in reference to its foreign policy,
Which will be bold and vigorous, maintaining Amer
ican rights with unflinching determination, throw
ing the broad regis of national protection around
every one of its citizens who is engaged fn a legiti
mate pursuit, resisting any attempt by European
powers to luriuer. exicnu meir uoimmuu ujiou una
hemisphere, and in all cases making our govern
mental influence felt upon the side orfi-eedom, and
strengthening by its moral support those who are
engaged in forwarding that glorious cause in any
part of the globe.
This system of diplomacy, to which the Adrain
istialion will undoubtedly strictly adhere, oommends
itself to every patriotic American, and is so popu
lar with tho masses that its enemies, in a great
measure, have been oblijredto acquiesce in its wis
dom and justice; andfcw and feeble are the voices -
of die "old fogies who protest against it tlirougn
out the country. The position of the Administra
tion upon die slavery question its fixed determi
nation to maintain and stricdy uphold tho-Series of
measures known as the Compromise of 1850, a3 a
final settlement of die subjects to which thoy re.
late its known hostility ton sectional agitation of
that disturbing clement in American politics as be
ing fruitful of evil, and calculated to do no good to
those for whose benefit it is intended, is regarded
with favor by all, without distinction or party,
with the exception of an inconsiderable band or
mischievous fanatics at the North,'whoso influence
is as little as their range of political vision is nar
row and contracted, and who. in pursuit of their
one idea, are entirely reckless of the obligations,
imposed upun them u3 good citizens by the consd-'.
tution and laws of the country,
Tlie policy it has pursued in its appointments to
office declining to look at the ground occupied by
any Ueinocrat cither iSorlli or fcoutli, in rcgaru w
the propriety of the Compromise measures previous ;
to their passage, who has since, in good faith, by
planting hiraseirfair and square upon the Baltimore
platform of 1852, and supporting the national nomi
cadons for President and Vice-President, stands
committed to abide by and adhere to those acts
how, although it has been fiercely attacked by a
few violent partisan Whigs who had rather fan
the smouldering embers of sectional and bitter an
imosity into a consuming flame, and make those
measures a pretext for continued agitation, than
liave them fulfill the object for which they were
designed, that of giving peace to both sections of
the country, if any political capital can be made by
it commends itself to the calm judgment and good
sense of every one, and lime will prove, ir it has
not already, the wisdom which led to its adoption.
If the future of tho Administration continues to ex
hibit the same political sagacity and ability which
have characterized its commencement, we imagine
it will he a somewhat difficult matter for the Whig
oppositiou to make an organization against it that
will be any wise formidable in its nature, for thus
far we have noticed that nearly all its charges and
complaints have had reference to the distribution
of official patronage, a subject in which the great
mass of (he people feel but little interest, and which
is quite too small a matter to make an issue upon
to go before the people.
feom toe u'mxNviLLit EXTBiirmsis.
TAX OX RETAIL MERCHANTS.
Xot wishing to meddle with politics, and having
set and scratched our head for hours to think up a
subject, and found none until we picked up tho
''Union and American" and saw a few thoughts in it
in refeience to taxing merchants. Thissubp ctwe
claim as our legitimate propeity tliat we have a
perfect right to use it none will deny. It is a well
known fact to all persons who buy, sell or use goods
that tLo porsoa otlering them for sale is compelled
to lay on a per cent sufficient to cover all expenses,
isow, if the retail merchant, in Teh" defence is com
pelled to put on this per cent., we ask in all candor
who has it to pay? Does not the consumer pay it?
We answer emphatically he does, or else the seller
losses, which in many cases he does. How is this
to be remedied? Let the Legislature pass an act
to exempt goods from a second taxation which have
once been invoiced and the State tax paid by whole
sale jobbers, either in Nashville or any other mar
ket in the State. Such an exemption from a sec
ond taxation would tend to reduce the price or
goods at a retail counter, and can but commend it
seir to every right-thinking mind who has the in
terest or the whole State at heart ir the retail
merchants throughout Tennessee could be idemni
fied against this practice or having to pay a second
tax, they would then have something to act as a
stiinulous to induce them to buy all their goods,
&a, at home, there would be lew if any of small
capital that would spend a month of time and per
haps two jer cent, on nmount of purchase in ex-
iciises of going to the Kast to lay in their suppplics.
ut knowing that the wholesale merchant has to
pay a Slate lax, and therefore is compelled to sell
for a profit sufficient to cover that expense, and
knowing that if they buy the;r goods from him
that they have again to pay the State tax, and that
not upon the original cost, but upon the invoice
cost, many are induced to forego the toils ofa
i trip East to buy, hoping by thia to be able to sell
I goods to their customers at a living price, and make
, something for themselves.
i Let the ensuing Legislature exempt all goods on
! which the Stnte tax has been paid from furthertax
I at ion, and th effect will be to double the amount
, of wholesale trade at home, which will lessen the
price, for all will admit that ten per cent on two
j hundred thousand dollars i better than fifteen per
cenr., on nan mat amount. Jy such aD arrange
ment, say some, the revenue of the State would be
diminished. We think differently; it would rather
be increased; country merchants would at once turn
their attention to a home trade, and all their sup
plies would be bought at the different points where
they are kept on sale, and thus the increase in the
amount sold would very soon reach a sum sufficient
to make up for all deficiency caused by die loss of
THE ELECTION OF SENATOR.
The Legislature of this State which will convene
in Nashville one month hence, will have a delicate
and difficult tak to perform, in tho election of a
Senator, to fill tho vacancy occasioned by the expi
ration of the term of the Hon. Jons Hell.
To say nothing about the constitutional scruples
by which the Governor elect of the State professes ;
to lie controlled, m regard to the old and universal
custom of the State the election of Senators by
joint vote of (he two houses of the Legislature
we see, or think we do. that diflkultip.s of a very
delicate and embarrassing nature are likely to
arise between members of the whig party and their
peculiar friends of (he Legislature.
We set out. with the remark, that during die
pendency of the late election the name of the Hon.
.fonx Pkll was the only one used in connection with
that distinguished position, and that he may, with
out disparagement to others bo said to -be the
oldest, the ablest, one of the best, and certainly the
most distinguished man of the whig party in Ten
nessee; and inferior in talents and just distinction
to no mr.n now living, as a statesman.
While, therefore, we are willing to recognize the
just claims of others, wo think we do but speak the
voice of public opinion throughout die Stute, when
we proclaim our unhesitating preference for that
position to be the Hon. Jons Bkll.
We are aware diat we may be, and are already
met in some respectable quarters, with the claims
of Jhij. Hexp.v. Wc do not wish to combat those
claim?: fiir no man has labored widi more zeal and
fidelity in the whig ranks, than he has; we would
wnnngiy soo tlie gallant anu trnc-liearted "J-agie :
orator" wearing the Senatorial robes. But we do
not at present see how his friends can urge his
claims against (hose of Mr. Bell, without seriously
endangering the permanent prosperity of the whig
party, not only in Tennessee but throughout the
Union. Frunldin Review.
Nahroiv Escape. One of the negro houses of
James II. Colburn. of lit Pleasant, was struck bv
v.u.uui.1. UlUl au.-.isam, was sirucK n.v ,
lightning on the morning of Saturday last, the shock
mgoutone entire end of the buildinsr. But the
n...0 . w w.u Ltiiit riitwv. r
strangest part of the stor' is, there were four or
five negroes in the house at the time, and every
one of them escaped uninjured.
Mr. Colburn's dwelling house was struck at the
same time,-but sustained no other injury than the
loss of a fewarms-fujl of shingles, Columbia In
4j feom thb LocisrnxB timb. V
Meeting steamboat owners, captaikac,
Proceedings of the adjourned Meeting of Steam
boat Captains andOwners of the Louisville and New
Or!eaus.trade, held at Walker's Exchange, this, thc
'ilth dayor August, 18u3.
On motion ot Capt P. A. Key, IL L Spoils was
called to die'Chair.Tmd on'motion ofTJL. "Elliott,
Silas Mill r was.ajipointed Secretary.
Whereupon, the Secretary read the report or the
comniitleeapppin.etlat.the lastmeeting, ou.dieiSth
inst, as follows:
JiesoheJ, 1st. That iho minimum, rates for the
transportation of cargo and stock, from Louisville,
Portland, and other points below, as far down as
Smithland, to New Orleans and way places, dieso
4 1... I . "P. l-t U ,,,1 . ,,.,).,:.,.
utiu iuc itucs juvuuuul a utumm,
thereshould be a sufficient stage of water to ascend
the falls, shall boas followsj.visE
, Through Freight. liny Freifffit.
-, 100 , forK) re;hL soc V 100 for B freight,
coc V bbl for Pork ilteef. Tec bbl forl'ork J: ltecr.
5c V -tierce for I'oik and v6c ) bbl for J'orfc & Itect.
IWet . 65c bbl lor lard.
fill, UUL JUI . I ' -. - -
70c tierce for Lard . GOc V bbl for Flour or Beans.
50c fJ bbl for Flourorlieans SOc V bbl ior Whi&kv, Odor
85c y bbl for Whisky, oil ST1-
or Eggs. W P bbl for Apples, On-
45c ? bbl for Apples, On- ions, Potatoes, Ac
ions, Potatoes, Ac SOc kejffor Lard.
J5c f) keg for Lard. 4uc l 1W lbs for .Siovcsand
85c y 100 lbs for Stores and Light Castings, boatmen
L'ebt Castings, boatmen accountable lor breakage.
accountable for brtak- 50c ft sack tor Com.
5c ijf sack for Com.
8c bushel for Oats.
Sue y ley lts tor Bran.
lOo l bushel for Oats.
85c ) 100 lbs for Bran.
Sjc lw ILsforllur.
soc y loonisreruav.
buahelfor Wheat. '
5c V head for Cabbage. ...
25c 100 lbs gross for Tobacco; and'an addition
al charge of50c 1 hhd If taken from diutopofbauk
V cent on all money package. and in all cases
a receipt or bill of lading shall be signed for them,
except in cases where money is sentto fill orders to
be sent by return or boat.
$5 V head Tor Mules.
Too head for Sheep.
G V head for Horses or Cattle. '
2 V head for Calves. '
3 V head for 2 year old Calves.
4 50 V head for 3 year old Calves.
All pasiongors widi stook or freight of any de
scription to be charged 15 passage in the cabin, ?G
on deck when fed, 3 if not fed, on deck; auiLcharge
for extra feci in all cases,
75c for Hogs weighing 100 Ihs and under.
$1 50 for Hogs weighing over 100 lbs.
S4 per dozen for Pigs in coops.
75c per dozen for Chickens and Ducks.
SI 50 per dozen for Turkeys and Getvo.
Kesoleea, la, That tlie owners am t masters oi an
steamers engaged in this trade and joining this as
sociation enter into an agreement, tliat they will not
carry freights of cargo orstockat less than the rates
adopted by this meeting, and as to the conditions
named as to Tobacco, and the owners or other per
sons travelling widi cargo or stock.
Resolved, 2J, That a board of reference or con
trol, consisting or three persons, sliall bo selected by
tlie owners and masters, which board shall haveau
diority to regulate the prices of freight for cargo or
stock," to be charged by the boats or this associa
tion, in case they may meet transcicnt loat or boats
in tho port or Louisville, bound for New Orleans
when such boat or boats may offer to take freights
for less than the rates established by this associa
tion. Resolved, 4th, Tliat all the boats of this associa
tion shall enter into mutual agreement to render
.aid to each other in distress, when hailed for tliat
purpose, and only charge therefor the actual ex
pense incurred in redering sudi aid.
Risolved, 5(ij That in shipping white deckhands
or firemen, shipping papers in due lbrm shall be
simicd bv each man for the trip or voyage, as the
. v . . :
1... ,.l i. ;a ...i.Wbi,! tW this sl.nll
:e effect when similar associations sliall be forniedCGRA3
with like regulations at all other ports to be here
cd, with the conditions as to passengers with such
freight or stock, such boat.shall forfeit one thousand
.dollars for each and every offence, to be paid to the
Treasurer of the association.
Resolved, 7lh, That this convention appoint a
committee to confer or correspond with the own
ers and captains of steamers to Cincinnati, St.
Louis, Mempliis, Nashville, Florence, Pittsburg,
New Orleans, and invite their forming similar asso
ciations for their protection.
Resolved, Sth, That in case cither or all of the
above named places sliall form such associations,
and establish their tariff of froigts, then in case any
of the boats of this association, coming in compe
tition with them, shall be bound by -their tariff of
prices, as set by their respective boards.
Resolved, dUi. That no boat belonging to this as
sociation shall pay more than $;i5 per month for
negroes for firemen or deck hands for the ensuing
season, which sum shall include Sunday wages.
Resolved, lOtli, That no boat belonging to this as
sociation shall hire runners of any description in
Resolved, lltt, That this convention form a per
manent association of steamboat captains and own
ers, to be styled the Steamboat Captains and Own
ers' Association of the-city of Louisville, and ap
jtoint a committee to draft constitution and by-laws
for their government, to be reported to mi adjourn
ed meeting; and that said association petition the
next session of the Legislature for a charter for the
Resolved, 12th, That the boat? of this asociation
shall charge one per cent, on all moneys advanced
for charges on goods shipped by them, either down
or up; this resolution to take elfect when a similar
one shall have been formed by the other places
Resolved, 13tii, That tho form of a bill of lading
similar to the Titlsburg due shall be signed for all
goods shipped upon the boats of this association,
this to take effect when a similar form of B. L. sliall
have been adopted by all the places before men
tioned, viz: Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Nashville, Flor
ence, St Louis, Memphis and New Orleans.
Resolved, Uth, That the clerks of the boat? of
this association sliall collect 20 cents per -month
from all persous entitled to the benefit of the Ma
rine Hospital, and this amount to be collected
whenever they are paid oil", even if less than a
Risolved, loth, That the committee of reference
or control for tho ensuing season of j3 and "54
sliall consist of It. A. Bell, D. S, Benedict and A,
L. Shotwell, and that in case any master, owner or
agent of any of the boats of this association wish
ing to advance the rates above those established,
no case except, uie one spocmcu snail iney ever go
below the rates established.
Resolved, lGth, That a committee of four be ap
pointed to confor and correspond with such of the
places named in the preceding resolution, saidcoin
mitteo consisting of Capts, Spotts, Miller, Sturgeon
and Mcpherson; and that the committee to draft
constitution and by-laws for this association con
sists of Capts, Mcl'hcrson, Miller, Montgomery and
fcpOttS. .. . .
Resolved, I, tli, 'i hat all the Caplains and owners
joining this association sign the obligation to be
governed bv the lorpgomg resolution?, which obli
gation will be found at the oflice ol I). S, llcnedict.
On motion, it was j
Resolved, That 500 copies of the resolutions of 1
this convention be printed for circulation. !
On motion, this convention adjourn to meet ,
again at Walkers Exchange on Saturday; the 3d '
day of Sept. at 10 o'clock, A. .M. " j
II. I. SPOTTS, Chairman. !
Silas V, Miu.Kn, Secretary. 1
n.rai ut neivanu suienorsioc 01 uoois.noe, ii.ns,r-n
pjf 1 Caps, Trunks, Bonnet Boxes, Carpet Bags YaI.Jj
OF neivand supenorstock of Boots, Shoe
fiscs,Ac, Ac, I
E. B. GARRETT No. 10, three Axtrtfroat MdUf G
tier, J'utJle Sjimre.
The slock consists in part of superior f ewed and pegged,
pump-solo and waterproof calf Boots; Jlen's tlliiiim, broad
strop, patent leather, glove top, kid, cloth, and calf Con.
morocco and 'calf walking Shoes;. 1'unlps. 1'arlor SliMerA,
A superior assortment fPhil.ulelnhia manuf icturel of
French Moioccco, Madrass and Curacoa kid Bootees,
Buskinsa and Slippers; Lasting Gaiters, withand without
heels, for Ladies, ilisses and Children; also a superior lot
of heavy Boots, Slioes and BrospnS for plantation umj.
The attention of the public is respectfully invited. Mer
chants and others visiting the city will tind it to their in
terest to call and examine mv stock. Mv motto will be
quick sales and short profits. " E. ll. GARRETT.
framed traviliugTrunks, and tomy assortuientof moleskin,
silk and wool Hats. scptl lm B. It. G. j
j-,h-viui bucuuou is invueu 10 iuy mw.a 111 mm
1)ORTJIONIi:s, PURSES, Arc- Wc have re
ceived every sty le of Port Monies; also an assortment
of handsome Bead and plain Silt Purses. For sale bv
augSl MYERS 4 McGlLL.
Ladies' and Gentlemen's Furnishing Store, No. 0C .College
I) Ut'I-'LUS We have just received a handsome Ruf
V fle, detatcbed from the Shirt, &o t liat the Shirt may be
worn with or without them. For sale bv
cug31 MYERS 4 McGILL, .
Resolved, 6th, That In case any owner, captain or
gent oi any boat in tins association, wno siao ia:w
ght or stock for a les3 rate than those fsMOfish-
shall only do so by ana with the consent ol this I I t)AS V UKOiiN'S J-m
hoard of nontroL nml in t-nsp. of nn fiilvant-o liv thi I Xi bolh of which the subscribe!
i, .1 1, i.n 1, '1 ,1: n ,1,.. k,., :., ,1,1. , ' ses'iiigextraordmarr curative 1
T"! 11 '""'" "f- , eiit.lio, DvJeiiterv,Diarrha.-a, N
sui-iuuuii, until inc are aucrcu uy uie oo;iru: uut, m '
TO JJUSIPfESS 3f Elf.
The BEDFORD. fEOJIAN, published. 'at Shcibrville.
Tennis presented to the business jnsn of Nashville, ta'af
good advertising medium. Commission and other nser
chants ViliouUtless find it to thejr.adTant&ge to acquaint
our merchants, and the public in general, of their where
abonts. . TheYEOMA:; has a good Circulation, and. its.charges. foe
advertising liberal. sept 3 lm BXTSS A LAIRD.
FANCY .AND STAPLE STATIONARY.
.BRISTOL BOARDS, BlotUug. L'aperr. Backgammon.
Boards, Water Colors, Camels, Hair Pencils, Chessmen,
Visiting Cards Crovons, Drawing Papers, Writing Desks,
Envelopes, Foidenv I'aper Cutters, Inkstands, India Ink,
Writing Ink?, .Indelible Inks,-Lead Pencils, Mathematical
Jnsirumenbt. Motto Seals, Music Paper, Portfolios, Parch
ment, Quilt, Kulers, -Slates, Sealing Wax; Sand-Boxes,
Steel Pens, Tissus Paper, M afers, Ulack lines, Elastic
Bands, Ac, Ac. CHARLES W, SMITH,
septa .41, College Street
NEW- FALL AND WINTER GOODS.
SI, CoIIepe Street.
SAMPRICniTT, CI College, street, is now receiving a
choice lot of Kail and Winter Goods elected in New
Vork andPhiladclnhin of the latest stvles and natletns. to
-which he invites the attention of the public (septs lm
' F0H THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG LADIES, ,
SiiuatM jiee mUtt Kitinf A'aihriUe,Tenn,
ITUCULTV. lira. Catuabisb Joxes; Principal, Instruct
; res3 in the French and Latin Languages and in Intel
lectual and Moral Science.
Prof, ot Ancient Languages to be supplied.
Miss&vp.in Bulk Stkwabt, Instructress in Mathematics
Miss Julia Stiwaet, Instructress in the Primary De
partment. Jo's K. Opl, Professor of Instrumental and Vocal Mu
sic The SLTn Collegiate year of this Institution will com
mence on the 5th ot September, 1 853, and continue forty
weeks. It wilt be a very great advantage to all who wish
to become pupils in this institution, to be present at the
openingof the session. No deduction in prices can be ex
pected t'orlhostf who enter within one mouth after the com
For particulars address, S. E. JONES,
septa tf 2finerca CdUfje, Tenn.
"OOSTPOXED SALE The sale adrertised for last
X lmirsd.iv evening ut 2 o clock, is postponed until
MONDAY EVENING nextal 2 o'clock, at whlchtur.e will
heotlered a lot of FALL AND WINTER GOODS, adapted
tolhcjeason for cash. scpU W.MEltEDITlI.
MECHANICS' ATTENTION 1
A MEETING of tlioMasterand Journeymen Mechanics.
rv and Apprentices of the city, will bo held at HRE
M EX'S II A hi j, (north end of tbe'Market House.) on Satur
day night, Sd inst., at 8 o'clock, for the purpose of organizing
a Mechanics' Library and Heading Room.
AM persons friendly ta tho object are inrited to attend.
IUIAXCISCO & WIIITJIAN'S
FALL STYLE OF HATS.
"TTTE are prepared to-day to wait on our customers who
have favored us with, their orders, and all others
who dcs'ue a choice Hat, either of our own or Ibe Palis or
New Vork Fall Styles, can be accommodated. We have
taken great pains in selecting our styles for the I'M, and
every irenllenian who wishes to be in Ihe fashion will please
call aiid examine our beautiful styles.
FRANCISCO A WHITMAN,
seita 23. Public Square.
ATKW STYLES OK ltUSlXESS AND TIIAV-
L KLINW HATS. We introduce tolay many new
styles oftravelinjrandbusincsllats. which we can recom-
mend lobe superior to anvt ing in the market. At the Hat
Store or " FRANCISCO 4 WHITMAN
BLOO.ilEK IJEAVEH AND VELVET HI
DING HATS. lady equestrians are invited to call
ami examine our beautiful styles of Riding Hats. They are
something entirely new, andejust the thing to grace the
head of a Lady. FRANCISCO &VY'H1TMAN
EVE It Y NEW AND SEASONABLE ARTI
CLE of ihe choicest ii;ililies iu ihe Hat utl Cap line
is to be fouud in our retail department.
JOK .MKS, I'nblio tMiuare,
GRAND LODGE OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE.
rpHE Annual Meeting of tho
X Grand Iodgerfthe State of
Tennessee, will" commence on
Ihe First Monday in October
next, being tlie aaV day of tho
mouth, at the Masonic" Hall in
the cilv of Nashville. The olli-
cersof the Grand Lodcre and .lie
Representatives of the Subordi-'
nate Ixulges aro required to be
punctual in their attendance.
The Grand Secretary will attend at the Masonic Hall
fimn in n'clock A. M. to3 P.M., on the Saturdaypreceding,
lortbepnriKweofreceivi g the returns from the Subordi
nale Lodges, preparatory to openingof the Grand Lodge.
CHARLES A. FULLER.
GRAND ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER OF THE STATE
A THE next Annual Communication of the Grand
y Chapter ot Uie State, of Tennessee, will convene at
Masonic Halt, in the city of Nashville, on the
7 Second Jlondav in October next, being the ICth
day of the mouth, at which time and place the otlicers of the
Grand Chap'cr, and the Representatives of the Subordinate
Chanters arc reque.-tod to be punctual in their attendance.
TllK GUANO COUNCIL OF ROYAL AND SELECT
j M ASTERS will meet at the same time and place, at 7 o'
clock P. M., CHARLES A. FULLER,
sept-3 trv2t.t2t Grand Secretarr.
TO EARLY AND CLOSE BUYERS OF READY HAD!
iknm, elsbach & go.,
Manufacturers and Dealers in
HEADY 31 ABE CLOTIIIXK.
OWING to the increasing demand of Ready Made Cloth
ing in this market, we have this season 'laid in an un
usual heary stock, a great att of which we have now in
store, and which we are enabled to dispose of on the very
inve: eastern market prices and vory saliffactory terms.
We would therefore respectfully invite country Merchants,
visiting this city, and others in the Trade, to make an exam
ination of our stock before purchasirg.
ept alf LANDE. ELSBACH & CO.
LANIJE, ELSHACII A: CO.,
HAT AND CAP MANUFACTURERS,
X". " Svrth ifarltl Street, XUthrUte, Ttnneatee.
"TTTE have introduced this week the FALL STYLE
V OF SILK HATS, which in beauty of finish, texture
and quality, arc unsurpassed in the citv.
Al.SO. A complete assortment of CAPS, manufactured
of the host material, Ihe attention of one of the firm beiDg
chiolly devoted to this brunch.
We flatter ourselvs irt being able to give satisfaction to
tboe who may favor iw with their pationage.
Country Merchants are respectfully solicited to examine
our stock before purchasing.
sept 2 If TtV:,TEi EhSBACH i C0.
J I'ST KECKIVKD. A large supply of Kossuth,
f J Magvarand Metropolian Hats, which arc for sale low
'ax " sep2-tf LANDE, ELSBECK iCO.
WHITE LEAD.-200kegs, Pure and NaTWhite
I.ead, for ssle low for cash, b v
rpoilACCO. Linghoru &. Armistead's best Gold Leaf,
JL for sale wholesale or retail by
1''! "' C- SCOYEL
e!tce of Jtimaiisi Ginger,
ean recommend as nos-
iowere in cases of Cramn.
ausca, Ac., for sale bv
ent-2 If. O SrnVET.
SOAI The ijreot American Snap Company' Snap,
w Inch clcanf es Cloth, Linen and fabrics of every de
scription, without tho pinccss of boiliug and rubbing, on
hand and for sa!o by Iho bar or in boxes. Families and the
Washerwomen find" it good. For sale North side the pub
lie Square, 8 doors west of the Nashville Inn, bv
Pept2 11. G.'SCOVEL.
gross Cliarles Patriage's Wood Box
J.1L Matclies, for sale br
H, O. SCOVEL.
CA3H SALE Cf GROCERIES bv DAVIS 4 SWA WW
-iN TUESDAY. Cth September, 1S53, Me will sell
i V iront ot our Hlore, tor cash
Km hhds Sugar, utme
100 barrels Flour:
2rtObags Ilia Coffee;
J". do Old Java Coffee;
M do L'guyr.1 do;
24 bbls Crushed Sugar;
70 do Loaf do;
."1 do prime Molasscsr
180 boxes Star Candles;
CO do Palm Soap;
tO do Pearl Starch;
t'O bbls Cinciu Whisky;
do Roo'sn county do;
8 do American Brandv:
boxes Va Tobacco:
100 dozen Painted Bucket"; l(?,t00 Spanish Cigars;
2-2 nests Oark Col d Tubs; 22 boxes Melee do;
80 coils M.mnilla Rope; lix bundles Wrap Paper;
20 bbls Copperas; 0 barrels Mason's BLickin;
.".casks Port Wine, 0 casks London Porter;0
3 casks S M Wine; 10 bbls Butter Crackers:
8 bukef. "Champagne.
Telher wilh lVp'per; Spice; Indigo; Maildfr; Sulphur
Alum; Ginger, an4 various other articles, usually kept ip
DAVIS 4 SWANK",
tug"! No 73, PubhcSquare.
! SALE OF 5,000 ACRES OF LAND.
1 T? virtue ofa decree, or the Countv Court of Davidson
JL county, rendered at Ihe Julr tenn, 1S0G, in the case ot
Aleihca S. Wright, Adm'r., vs If. J. Meigs, next friend and
J others, I will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash, at
I the Court Home in Nashville, on Saturday the 3d day of
September next, a tract of Land, Iving in Ihe count vor Hick
: man and State of Tennessee, on ihe waters of Mill fwt
andlack Creek, containing br estimation 0,000 acres.
-july20 trd "F. R. CHEATHAM. Crt
. t,.t,xPBI'IC SALE 0F OR0CERIE3.
pvN " EDNhbOA "1 ,7lh September, 1S03, Me will offerat
1 uuuc .n mo lugnest bidden
IO11 hhds Iuuiana Sugar, various grades;
1(K iiackages Molasses and Syrup;
0'JO boxes Manufactured Tobacco, all grade;
000 kegsShoenbergerXaiK all sixes;
000 bbls super fine Flour;
100 boies Tallow Candles;
loO botes Fancy Soap;
100 boxes No. f BarSoap;
100 bbls Star Whisky;
00 packages Brandies and Wines;
AVifh various other article.
The goods will be put up in our usual quantities with lib.
eral privileges. '- ?'
TERMS OF SALE.T-A1I sums under3200, Casli;all sums
over 200 four months for approved endorsed notes, parable
in one ofth City Banks. -. augSO W H GORDON Se CO,
LAS6X SAia .OF ?ATu AND WINTXR D3Y GOODS,
Ml JOSKL'Ii I. DUXTON.
ON TUESDAY. WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY,
SeDtember 6. 7 and 8. lie will call the attention rS
ine city ana cowiuy imue uj mis caie wmcu vriiL comprisa
one of the best assorted Stock of Goods erer offered in this
Yinsu-Kei js iw? jseicvuuii ,a imiitij iiuiv, uuyKrs will mil i
at this sale a larger variety than has ev r been nflered at any
one sale In part cs follows: Black, Brown and
l lllue 1
Cloths, Btaek and Fancy Cassimcres, Black, Ithie and Fancy
oaiuneus. Tweeds, Jeans ana Aerseys, ruoi uioms, niue.
Brown, Red and White Blankets, Plain and Fancy Silks,
Satin d'Chene. Plain and Fancy Satin do, Silk Velvets,
Fine all Wool French Merino. English do., Coburg Cloths,
Plain and Figured Alpaccas. Bed, Green and Yellow Flan
nel, all Wool Cloak Lining, Canton FUnnebvMushn d'Lane,
Cotton Velvets Lincie Ginghams, Jackonetts, Swiss,
Cross Bar Muslins, Cambrics, Bishop Lawns, Victoria do.,
Dotted Swiss, Apron and Red Checks, Ilickorr Shirting,
English and Ameritan Prims, Curtain and "Oil Prints,
Bleach ard Brown Drill. Bbck and Brown Domestic, Tick
ings, Canvass and Vest Padding, Merino and Cotton Under
Shirts and Drawers, SiltJunbswool, Merino and Cotton
Hose, Silk,4 Linen and Cotton Lace, do Edging Canton
Crape, Mermo and Lamma Shawl. Silk I anneir and Cotton
Vxadg' Suspenders, Buttons, Tapes, Pocket and Table
S?"Y7i Nei1?'. 0land Pistols, Silk, Fur and
Wool Hats, Caps, iiddles, Looking Glasses. Boots. Shoes,
etc-.etc- J. F, DUNTON.
TERMS OF SALE.
All sums under fit0, Cash; all over f 200, on a credit of
Sept.6,7and3 20,21and22 I Nov.Jtand 10 23 and 2
i tOct. 5and C land2i) Dec. 7 and S 21 and 2
Caalo every Thursday evening through, the year.
. F. 1).
C. FOX, Auctioneer.
FIRST LARGE SALE
DUNCAN, MORGAN So CO.,
On Tuesday "Wednesday nml Thursday,
SepUtnler IStt, litA and 15ti, 1S53T
"YTTE w"ll sell at auction, on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY
VV and THURSDAY. September ISth. 14th and 15th.
without reierve, the largest and best assorted stock ever
offered in Nashville, of loreign and Domestic, Staple and
Comprising the greatest variety. Ladies Dress Goods.
Woolens, Stuffs, omen and Gentlemen's Wear, superior
mace ana coiorea i wiuearrencn lkiuh ana uoerm ias-
simeres. new stvle Fancy Cassiuieres, Mottled Cassimerts.
black, blue, cadet and mixed Satinets, Fancy Flaid do. of
entirely new patterns, Jlanno janes, black, blue, grey anil
gold-mixed do, bright colored Plaid Jeans, black and fancy
Silk and Satin "Vesting?, Cashmere and Velcenues da,
French Vest Shapes, black Silk Velvet of superior quality,
black and colored Tabby Velvets, high colored Cassimercs,
Cashmeres de Coss, Muslin de Lanes, Scotch Plaids, Can
ton Cloths, Solid calored Muslin de Laine, all wool French
and English merinos. Silk warp Alpacca, rich lustre. Bro
cade Alpaccas, lancy colored Alpacca, si! liured .Lama
Cloth, extra C-t Cashmeres, glossv, black Iuslerinir Silfct
of all widths, fancy colored Silks, Dress Silks of new stvle
and great variety, rich Paris lig'd Blfc Silks, Plaid Silks, Wa
tered Poplins, Lyons blk Silk Velvet, fancy Paris Silk Ves
ting, Baratha do, Bonnet Ribbons of great variety, new stvhs
and superior quality, black and colored Mantua Ribbons,
Cap and Black Velvet do, brown, green and blue Berage,
Silk Gloves of all qualities. Cloth Gloves tleeeed lined.
Men's and Women's Casltmere Glove. Twited Silk Mitts,
Lace Mitts, and Gloves of all the different prices and qual
ities Black and colored Casimere, Alpacca. Lawns, Wool
and Merino Uoee and half Hose, black, red, blue, yellow
and fancy colored Prints of ercry varietj; foar quarter
double purple and English Prints; Furniture Prints, Tur
key Red da. Cashmere do., new stvlo English do.;
bleached Muslins and Drillings of all qualities and widths;
brown Muslins and Drillings tf all widths; bine, drab,
red, green and marble Blankets; large stock of Bed Blan
kets, Crib Blankets, steamboat beith do. heavy grey,
brown and white Mackinaw Blankets, Duffd da. Union
twilled da. Plaid Alpaca travelling) Blankets. Negn
Blankets, Plaid horse do,, white, yellow, scarlet and green
Flannels, Bed Tickings. Z-i, 7-S and 4-1 wide Furniture
and Apron Checks, Hicknjy Shirtings, Mariners si ripes,
and countcrpain Checks, Fancy Nett Cap, woolen Hoods,
woolen Comfons, and the grealest variety of Trimmings
and Lace work, white goods of all qualities, Swiss, Nain
sook, Book and Mull Muslins, Jaconett Cambric, Cnis.
barred Muslins, white and colored Cambric, Needles,
Pins, Silk, Linen nod Cotton Threads, Buttons for Over-
coal. , dress coats, pints and vests. Braids, Tapes; Ac. Ac
Also 500 caes Beaver. Silk, Moleskin and Angola Ilats.
Konsuth and Mexican soft Hats, biack, white and colored;
black and colored wool Hab, laree stock of Caof every
variety. Umbrellas, of all the different sizes and qualities;
new tall style Silk Bonnets, trimmed; Travelling Bags,
Carpet da. Satchels, Hardware, Cutlery, Paper, Ac. Ac.
The stock is the largest ever offered in this market, and will
be sold freely. Several large consignments which we have
instructions to close. The latest styles of French and other
continental compose a large portion of this stock, which
will be sold without reserve. Terms liberal.
augW DUNCAN. MORGAN k CO.
A. IJ. & C. "VV. KOIJERTSON,
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS AND TRUNKS,
.TO.4.1, COLLEGE .STREET, XASIHILLh
,TE would call the attention ofMscciuxTStoour II'Zm'
tile Ibntrliwnt in the Morv v. Iieielln-r wilt
tbid a verv laree and comnletc sti-k of BOOTS. SHOES
AND HATS, which we have duvet from the liands of liist
ern J fiitl urtrt; and ofler -cry low by the package or
dozen. fcrCosu, or on accommodating leruis to time dealers.
In the litUx'd Dt-irtmeet we liave a fashionable and
complete assortment of Ladies and Gentlemen, Misses; Bovs.
: I I .. ) C ',1 .... . , -r '
iiihjicii uuu ct'itauiuti; liHici) l- urn lOITje III speciIV III
an advertisement.) We solicit the attention of purchasers,
feeling confident that all will besuited in qualitv and prire?.
A. B. 4 C. W. i!Ol;ERTS().V.
iT" Iron Frame Sole Leather Travelling Trunks, of best
quality a constant supply. A. 1!. 4 C- W. R,
Nashville, August 5o, 1303.
"VfOTICE. In consequence ot bad health 1 lavelbr
Lv three years been unable to attend to business and
having determined to traval for mv health, I will sell a great :
bargain in my newly settled farm in Madison county.T nm,
10 miles east of Jackson, H miles north-east of Mount Pen- '
son and within S miles of the line of the Mobile and Ohio
Railroad, which is expected to take off the crop 4T IhO. I
800 acres in Ihe iraet, about 100 acres in cultivation; good r
doubln cabins, negro and other out bouse, and had planted !
last spring some sou .each, apple and plnm ticei.
Als , ill sell mv fanfih- residence in Jack.-on of about !
5 acres, and I think I caii in truthsay, it i-rnenf the ino.-t
pleasant in the town. Possession can be had of all by a '
lew davs notice, the purclmser taking the cnp of cor Ac.
Jackson, Aug. So 5tw S.vM'L LANCASTER. 1
The "Columbia Herald" will publish the above two
weeks and fend their bill to this ofhee. j
CARPETINGS, MATTINGS, RUGS. &c.,
DUNCAN, .MORGAN V CO.
TTAVE now in store, a Urge stock of Three-ply sup. In-
XJ crain and Wool fiirured L'arnetimr Cotton Dru ru
Aueiaue iiaw, auiue itugs, lancy onu wnue ciiecKeu .Mat
ting of all kinds, and will be l eceivinj; regularly lrnm the
. , ., S m n' - ' , " . . . C.. "
mauufactures all new stvles. which thev will sell bv the
piece only at very low price.
DUNCAN. MORGAN k CO.
augOO E o Nos. 70 aud 71. Public Square. I
170 It SAI.Ii-
-A beautiful Hou.. and L t in Ale- '
six miles from Nashville, on the U::'J
Ibanon rue. The above lot contains 14 acres of
land, a very neat dwelling-house, a good mechanics' shop,
out houses, a good ap?Ie orchard, Ac A few steps from
the house is a tiever-failiDgspriugof the purest water. Any
tierson wishing a pleasant country residence could not be
better suited. Ter ns: one-third cash, the bal.ince in one
and two years, without interest, and a hen retained until
the purchase money is paid. Apply to
IL A B.VLLOWE;
Gcnl y No. 17 Deaderick street;
Or Dr. J. C. PATTERSON, on the premises.
MORRIS & STRATT0N.
Wholesale Grocers, Produce mid
COMOIISSIOIf M K R C II A N" T S ,
AXD DIlLtKS IX
Foreign and Domestic Liquor,
Corner of Clarke and Market itreets.
HAVE now iu store and for sale at very reduced prices
200 Hogshead'' choice New Orleans Sugar,
100 bbls Loaf Sugar. SO bbN Powdered Su ar.
n0 bags very sujiericr Rio Coffee,
SOO barrels choice re-boiled Jlolaases,
100 kegs Eastern Nails, best brands,
200 barrets New York Mdls Flour,
100 boxes Star Candles, 00 boxes Pearl Starch,
100 do RosMiSoap, 200 Ream Wrap Paper,
200 gross Matches, 50 bbls pure Cider Vinegar
mvnj uue ivegaua iear, 2ti uoxes imjienal 1 ea,
100 bxs Tobacco, vrs brd.
SOO bbls Ohio Whisky,
100 do ltourbon Rye and
00 bbls old D D do
oO dox. Brooms,
2000 lbs sugar-cured Beef
10 ceroon.S. F. Indigo,
1 coik best Dutch Madder. 100 bbl A Koipes American i
100 do sup carb Soda, Brandy,
00 bags black Pepper, 20 bbls .'incrican Gin, ,
20 do Ginger, 20 do N ERum, ,
lOoO bags fine k coarse Salt, 20 do Malaga Wine, I
1000 bbls rio I Kanawa Uo. SO do J orl uo
10 bbls Madeira aud TenneritTe Wine,
5 pines tupo ior Old Cognac Brandy,
2 do do do Champaign do
50 barrels Walker's Summer Ale.
W.th a great variety of other articles in tlie Grocery line.
aug2S M. k S.
"TTJTE vill pay the highest price in Cash or Groceries for
all kinds of Produce.
3IORRI3 k STItATTON.
"TTTE have just received two extra
I ainily Cnr-
ALSO A shipment of fine Buggies and Itocku.
wnjs. Forsaleby W. IL GORDON k CO.
.asnvUle, August Zb, loM.
JOHlf "RICHARDS ON,
BARBER AND HAIR DRESSER,
No. 22 Cedae Stkert.
WOULD respectfully inform all who hare any use
for the services of a Barber, tliat he has at th s time
in hU employ a number of the best and most experienced
operators that ever handled a razor or a pair of shears in
Nashville. HU shop is fitted upneatly, and gentlemen may
always confidentlv rely upon prompt attention and. comfor
table shaving, lie hopes lo continue to receive a l.bcral
sliare of encouragement from an intelligent public that
knows how to aXscriminate between "gilt and gold o'er
"GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE forSpteniber is a beautifa.
Number. Subscription received, and single copies fur sale
by - "eeptl F. IL4GAN, Agent,
NEW POTLICATIOffS. '
DOWNTNG'3 SURAL ES5AY3.
"WV T. BERRY Jk Co., have jttst receivcj
RURAL ESSAYS. J5y A. J. Downing. Enited.wilha
- ... " , , .
Memoir of Uie Antuor, by ueorge u lurain iarus, ana a
ter to his Friends by i rcdenta Bremer. J In siuutnoGS
volume completes Jfr. D.iwniDgV works; 8m wlttrniluslra-'
tiens on wood and portrait. , .' i
"These Essays areamong his best effort, from tlteir fresh- 4
nesa and beauty of style, we predict for them a more ejtmd
ed popularity than lias offended" bfs jtovtotta-worlS: lTi
other books are prose, nhite this, is poerry, the poetry of ta- -lure.
In no-modem, sae WonUworth. do we find such, a
profound appreciation cf her cbanns.-'Aa!fai Vitnocrai,
"The? are all rMnartMalltfe.foP th elev-ance of style
originality of thought, and tlie great experience wilh which
mey nave oeeii prrpaieiL x;ie wort will oe welcomed oy
the many admirers of the lamented sulhor." Arf" Attur
VT. T. BEIIKY& Co., have nlso received
1. DOWNING': ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY
HOUSES; including Designs tot Cottages Farm-Houses
and Villas, with Remarks on Interiors, Furniture and the
best mode of Wanning and Ventilating; with SS0 illustra
tion. 2. DOWNING'S LANDSCAPE GARDENING AND
RURAL ARCHITECTURE-Fourth Edition-Revised, 1
vol. 8vo, wilh numerous. illustrations.
"A masterly work of its kind." London Albesasim.
"Tlie ablest work on this subject." SilKinou'sJonmat
"There Is no work extant that can be enroparedu utility,
with Downing" ou this subject." LouisvUle Juurred.
RURAL HOURS'. By Miss Cooper. A Diary of Country
Life. New Edition, wilh Index. ISmo.
"A volume which baiTong been & desideratum; incur
American Literatuie. "it U far wiperior to Howitf ''Btofc
of the Seas-nu" ProC Frost.
"A delightful book for Summer reading.- it discorers a
new world of interest in vegetable and animal life in lake,
river, forest, valley, mountain, and sky ."Com. Adv.
HARPERMAUTZINE. Harper "for September, re
ceivedhy W. T. B8RR k CO.
PAEIS FANCY BONNETS
AND MILLINERY GOODS,
S- DIRECT IMPORT A TlOX.t.
MOST respectfully I call the attention of the Ladinof
Nashville and vicinitr, to our stock of Fane j Bonnets
and Millinery Goods this Fall. Thev will eclipse an thing
ever opened in the Un.ted States. Being a direct importa
tion from Paris and the Eastern Cities, having taken near
three months to purchase every thing of the newest shapes
and styles for Bouncts. Head Dresses and Millinery Geods,
in all its new, novel, beautifnl and enchanting styles, com
prising nearly 20,0X We do trust our Lady friends wilt
patronize a well conducte I Millinery Establishment, as thev
can thus have as rich a sioek to select from as any Mithnerr
Establishment at Paris or Eastern Cities. Oar prices shall
be lower thau any of the unprincipled persons that would
run down our Establishment, and profess to sett their trash
at lower prices. But we have confidence in our friendsaf.er
eight years business, that we will still have the palmoago
oo! confidence of them Getting- Fashionable and neb. Fan
cy Bonnets and Millinery Good at reasonable prices and
punctuality in woik done to order. We have now in store
a great part of our rich Slock and wilt be full a'ld complete
bv the 1st of October, our regular Fait opening day. So la
dies, now ooa't make vuur purchased of Utcli Goods until
vou see a fac simile of the Ciystal Pahtce. But the price of
admission free,atlhe Parisian JWhr.y Ruxztir.
No. 46, Uniou Street, next io tlie State Bask.
sept 1 tf Agent.
VALUABLE IRON PROPERTY AND FARM FOR SALE.
THE subscriber would call the attention of those tm
wish to embark in the Iron bustneos, also thor whu
w ish to own a handsome and fertile form, to the follow nuj
property which he offers for sole.
1st. Jackson Furnace and lands, say about 50 acres.
This furnace is on Beaver Dam Creek, Dickson count r,
Tennessee, and tlie htaek is the largest hi Uhj State. be.ug
47 feet high. The furnace, except the stack, is now being
rebuilt, and will be readr to put in blast br the 1st of V.
vember. The route of ths North Western liailroad. as sur
veyed, passes immediately by the Furnace. The ore is un
surpassed, and the timber ami grounu adiiralJy adapted
Also, Belleview Furnace, ami about 3io acres of land,
including the Dickson ore bank. This Furnace is on JnneV
Creek, aoout three miles South tf Charlotte. There is a
good water power, and abugied larmmg kunls attached k
Also, ihe'Valley Forgeon Jones Creek, aad about
00 acres of land. The tall wss feet, and the bead l water
iminene. There are some very tine tanaiBg hinds in thi.i
tract, and it i altogether a uitnt desirable location.
Also, ihe Mill Creek property aitd Dbc Biver ore hank
in Hickman county, Tennessee!. The Mill Creek jutes, ot
which there are tire or mx, present the best uater power
for the size of the stream that can be found in any wintry
Tho Duck River ore bonk is the heaviest derosite of ore in
the Stale, and the ore can be procured wilh less Tabor limn
at any bank in the country. It U within half mile of
Duck River, and the lands around are covered with thti
best coaling timber.
Also, the Lower Tunnel, at Ihe Narrows of Harpeth, in
Davidson county, Tennejwe, wilh ten aere of land fur
buil lings and machinery. 1 1 is unnecenf ary Ut speak of the
water power at the Narrows of Harpeih. it is known to
every one, and twenty-live years of experience enable th
suhscribertospeak with certainty of its great benefit and
usefulness. It is. indeed, only tnbe-xeen tube appreciated.
Lastly, my Williamson Farm, on bich 1 now rexide, and
which t:r beauty and fertility M seeoml to none The house
is large and airy, and the out-buildings tf the best descrip
tion. Ii in intersected by tlie Southern ItailrnaJ. and al
by the Nashville and Franklin Turnpike. It is It mites
trom Nostiville and 7 from Franklin. It U a "meadow
farm," watered bv Little Harpeth, aud tlie best evidence of
its quality is the hay produced on it this year, which all
who have seen it, pronounce it the best they luxe ever seen.
It is altogethtrone of the most' desirable tarmx tor Leant v
and profit that is in tlie Sonlh-west. 11 contains alout i,
Tlie above property Is offered Cirsale, not for He puose
ofprolit or speculation, but simply from the fac. that the
wiUCTiber's health, makes it neees-arv Ut lelieve himself if
the care, necessarily incident lo so laiioii lmiperly lo
cated at different points, and renders liiui unable lo give ,t
that personal attention which it requires.
Any one wihing to purchase ay of Ibeabove property
wilt please call outhe ubscnber at hi residence, 1 1 aj
dress him at GoimI Spring P.O., W illiamso.1 munty. Ten-nee.-e.
augSt Jm M. BKLL
Cincinnati Empiirer will pnhtih the above uulil the ist
ofJanuarv, 1SA1. and send bill t tbi Mtiee.
"VfKGROES TOR SA LI1. The subsenbrr hsssev
JLN eral families of Negroes 1 hat lie mil seH at private
sale to persous reiitenw m this Slate, and wh intend to
keep them therein. Residence on the NastviMe and i ra.A.
Iin Turnpike, 11 miles from Nashville. M. BELL,
Mr. "wji. watekjias'sIi i fsicscfi OO I.
Commenced on Ian Moodvy. Young Ladies whuse
names are not entereil yet, are requested to Ihii e them tuer
ed, as my list is nearly tel. W. WATKRMAN.
THE AMERICAN SOAP COMPANY.
nPIIESE Soaps are pre nted to the lmblk- as the les la-
i X bor-saving Article ever discovered. And ever? wev
' u ..1.. .Fil... Utiul Mu.ai.lM.Cmi Ttu.
uorthv of the fullest coosideratiuu. Thev do the nork ol Ihe
laundry in Cold Watkh, eillier SOFT," HARD or SAI T,
dispensing entirely with boiling, potuHKog. rubbing, Ac.
Ac., consequently a large amount of furl, and wearuiKl tear
ofclothing is saved, and not oae-tourth the amount uf tabor n
reiinired 10 do the washing ofa familv.
'ri... ..... ,.r.l o : . 4.. .."ii u, i"1!.,!!.. Mn.i
. move the dirt; andiu tbcirusc, the Itandsare made soft.the
j couiplexiou clear and white. Wasiung is done by suepL'
rubbing the Soap onthepaits of Clothes most soiled, and
placing them in water sufficient to cover them there let
them remain a few hours then with a slight band rubbing
' and good rinsing ihey will bo perfectly clean ami beautifully
I bleached, and without injury to the most delicate fabric
The cost of thoe Soaps is no more than those ordiuan'r
, used; and besides this, the great wear and tear of Clothing
1 cnusequent upon the old method of Iiard rubbinir iqidc a
I Board, Machine, Pounding, Barrel, Ac At, is wliolb aimd
I ed, and fuel being entirely dispensed with, aa immense iar-
in' is thus made.
, Jiy applyinjj it toyour Capets, it will remove all grease
! and spots of dirt, without iu the least injuring their color or
Merinos, Silks, Shawls. Ac may be washed with perfect
' safety. Cotton Good, Prints of auy color that will lade m
1 water alone, when woslwil with the e Statin aeowtiing Iu the
I directions will not change, but reraaia firm, and tlw colors
; rendered more permanent.
For removing grease from lloor, or from any articteof
Clothing it is iuvalnable and for washing GiWiiivf, Mirr.T;,
Map, lectures. Furniture. DWhes, lomips. Silver Ware. At,
Ac, it is superior hi any other Sowne. leaviK the gixl m.I ,
and free from any order. The aUeutimi of Wovleu Muau
acturers is particularly called to tle &c.
Let every person giie our Soap a trial tiiw wall we ask.
Forsaleby ang9 W. If. GORDON A CO.
1OWI)KR Tennes-ee Bin, in quarter, Iwlf and
whole kegs. Tennessee Blasting, iu keg and baireU.
A full supply of the above descriptwn of IWder, war
ranted equal 10 any In the market, always on baud and fur
saUby julylO CHEATHAM. WATSON A CO..
QAIrKTY I-'ISFL "H)V"" feet genuine Safety Fuse,
O by the original manufacturers, for sale by
CHEATHAM, WATSON CO.
jyI5 at W. H.tioHROX A Co.'s.. l'liblieSiuare.
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY.
FALL & CirXNINOlI A 21 ,
ARK now receiving their Fall supply ef Hardware
and Cutlery ilirect from the iHuniifHeiuiero in Eu
rope and America, to uhiehHierinvile tlie JMrticidHr atten
tion of Merchants visiting Nashville Air their Fall stocks. -Theirsiock
in store and dailv ctHumg tn hand eompnsvs a
full assortment of Blacksmith's and I'arpeMtu's Tools, Cut
It rv. Guns, and alt articles in their line.
They recti re Feathers, Wool, Ginseng ami Beeswax at
the very highest market price in exchange tor Hardware,
or in payment of debts. " ug 1
No. Vi, SrnvcK Srattrr.
fTMIEnext session of this ClasAieal, MaMiamalical and
JL English liLstitution will cunmiettee tin Thtii-stlev the
1st of September, 1S4S.
Tlie Philsohical and Chemical apparatus has ben in
creased, and a considerable addition is ww making to the
building, which will be fiuii.lied in due time, and will odd
much to the convenience of the Institution.
Thankful for the past conlideBce- of the .public; the un
dersigned will endeavor to merit a eoatieuance tfitbvan
assidious devotion to ihe moral and iteHeetual improve
ment of the pupils committed to their cure
Boarding pupils wilLbereeeited-iBh the, family of the
Principal. - ' NATH'L. CROSS.
' . - Nw DAVISON GROSS.
jySl J. D0UCL.VSS OROS.
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