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TUESDAY XORKIHG, AP.RIL 29, 1856.
The know-ncthing'ConTastioa of the Fifth Con
gressional district, which recently met at Lebanon,
nominated Robset Hattox, Esq., ns their Elector.
Mr. H. is a Eprightly and efficient popular declaimer,
and is likelj to be tha next member to Congress
from that district, unless the peoplo should conclude
to elect a good National democrat, which they cer
tainly ought to do.
The know-nothing Convention for this district,
which recently met at CIark3ville, nominated Jas.
31. QcAfttra, Esq., as their Elector. Mr. Quarlis
is the Attorney General for that Judicial circuit,
which he will of course resign, as his presoat posi
tion.will not admit of his remaining in office con
sistent with the new platform of his party. He is
a good speaker and as clever a fellow as it is possi
ble for a man;to be, who has deserted his old party
end joined the know-nothings. This gentleman
also hopes to get to Congress, we understand, if
Gen. ZoLuoorFEit should be run for Qorernor or
otherwise displaced from his present position. But
Gen. Zoixicorrsn will hardly be willing to give up
u certainty for an uncertainty, or yield a good
thing to accommodate others.
The most amusing circumstance of this Conven
tion was tho selection of our old friend Ament as
one of its Vice-Presidents. We would liko to have
been thoro to have Been him sitting up by Hokk
bsrqkr, the President. We know his heart was
fulL We can see him now, with his cleanly shaved
(ace and his largo shirt collar bristling under his
ears, as he throws himself back upon his official
dignity, a model for a statue ! Yo Gods, how he
But wt aro not altogether satisfied with the posi
tion which they gave our friend. We see no rea
son why be should play second fiddler to Mr. Hoes
bikoer. When did Horneircib ever floor the
Governor? When did he ever paint a picture of
"Jacob's ladder" and cerry it around to amuse
the b'hoye with ? When did he ev er make a speech
to a State Convention that called down such continu
ed applauee that nothing was heard that the speak
er said? We are sorry he didn't refuse I but being
''intensely" American, and believing in the doc
trine that "office is neither to be sought or declin-
bd'' he accepted.
We insist that our friend is not appreciated. But
there is a chance yet in store for him a position
precisely suited to his merit. Fillmore may re
fuse to run with iioxojoK for the Presidency. In
that event, whatis Donel9oh to do ? We know of
no one more likely to accept than Amskt.
"ABDii andDoxELjost!" That's the ticket. Wo
can gee it on the transparencies now. We can
hear the little boys shouting it through the streets.
We can see it in poetry, after the new-fashioned
Hiawathan style. Blow it jingles! And then
there would be another biography for the Banner,
embodying all the Penitentiary correspondence, his
lecture upon the present system of prison labor,
ic, &c. What an age we live in! Who can tell
what a day or an hour may bring forth!
Our neighbors of the OazttU arc exceedingly
anxious to get up a controversy with some one on
the doctrines of the Catholic Church. Inasmuch
as the Uxiox aud Ameticah is a political and not
a sectarian journal, and as we shrewdly suspect
there is a good deal of the parson about the edi
tors of that paper, we cannot accept the glovo so
We find, however, in glancing over the Banner
for 1862, that two members of that paper were al
most entirely occupied with a defence of the
Catholic Church, written by AiicHBisHor Huchis.
The article is headed "The Catiiolic Chapter.
JH THE HlSTOET OF THE UhITED STATES,'' and
is highly laudatory of the patriotism of that
Church. Gen. Zolucoffeb published this ar
ticle with the following emphatic endorsement of
the patriotism of that Church. We suggest to
our neighbors to try Zollicoffer perhaps he
would disputo with them upon their grave theolog
"We enter upon the publication to-day of an
exceedinnly fntermtinit and valuable historical
paper, from ONE OP THE BE8T INTEL
LECTS OF THE AGE. We mean the "Cath
olic Chapter in the History of the United States,"
by BISHOP HUGHES. It will be concluded
"The detailed and comprehensive information
imparted, gives to this paper great value for the
general reader. Its spirit is unexceptionable,
breathing A HIGH AND PURE MORALITY,
in which PATRIOTISM and brotherly neighbor
ship are conspicuously inculcated. THE GE
NIUS OF OUR INSTITUTIONS IN RE
SPECT TO RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, is lumi
nously pictured to the mind. The incidents of
this "Catholic Chapter" are so HALLOWED
BY HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS
DEAR TO PROTESTANTS, that a perusal
of the paper must promote charity, allay unreason
able prejudices, and strengthen and widen that
euperstructure of toleration, WHOSE FOUN
DATION IS LAID IN THE CONSTITUTION,
und whose summit sustains as one of many
columns that mishty union of American States
and people, THE HARMONY AND PEACE
AND PROSPERITY OF WHICH ARE SO
IMPORTANT TO THE SPREAD OF LIB
ERTY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD."
The Patriot of Saturday discloses the not very
astonishing fact that Messrs Nelsoh and Brieic,
were but the second choice for State electoral ticket,
of the Know Nothing Convention.
In a complimentary notice of Ex-Gov. Neil S.
Baoww, that paper says': "Though repeatedly urged
on him by the State Convention, he felt constrain
ed to decline tho post at the head of the electoral
Hoaxed. The purported prcqgodinga of a lata
democratic meeting in Van Buren county, publish
ed in our paper, were fictitious: in brief, some
graceless scamp hoaxed us. A friend at Spencer
informs us of the fact, and asks us to send him the
manuscript, that the authors may be exposed.
There seems to be an epidemic disposition to
play off such tricks by the Know Nothing. We
have foiled many attempts recently. Bat proceed
ings of public mertings are published so entirely as
matters of course, that we hardly look at them,
and never read them until in type. To prevent
such things hereafter, we must ask our friends to
get some one with whose hand-writing we are
familiar to enclose such documents to us.
Demcoratio Victories. The majority of Judge
Gorsline, democrat, in the Fourth Judicial District
of Wisconsin, is likely to reach three thousand!
Manitowoc county gives Mr. Gorsline 1,541 votes,
to 45 for his know-nothing and black republican
In Elkhorn, the county seat of Walworth coun
ty, Wisconsin, which last fall gave Bashford near
1000 majority, every democratio candidate was
elected at the spring election.
j" The appearance of Mr. Dallas, the Amer
ican Minister, in the British House of Commons,
attracted some attention. The London coires
pondent of tho Glasgow DaUy News describes him
as " a remarkably mild looking old gentlemen cf
fine complexion, with white locks, looking very
liko onnntrr clergyman in the dissenting line."
(7- Senator Masox has raddreased a letter to
the editor of the Washington SsnOnd, in which he
defends President Piebch, and advocates his re-pomtnstiois.
I ' PHO6BBS8 OF REAOT10N.f $
Hon. William A. 'Howard, of Michigan? (says
the Wjuhmgtos Uttien) odb. oLtWmem&sfjbe
Kacois investigating co-mnittee, has recently re
ceived u broad ani unmistakable hint from hia con
stituent?. His district is composed of Wayne
Washtenaw, Jackson, and Livingston coontie?,
which, at the recent township and city tlections(
gave democratic majoritits as follows : .
Total .2,813 1
In view of the above democratic figures, the
Detroit Free Press puts the. following pertinent
"Mr. Howard has gone to Kansas ; had not he
tetter remain there? When he was in this city,
two or three weeks ago, the black republicans held
a meeting at the City Hall, which undertook to
express 'the approval of. his constituents of his
course in Congress.' The law provides a more cer
tain way than partisan meetings of ascertaining the
public temper towards public servants. It pro
vides anneal elections, in which the whole people
participate. Such elections have just been held
throughout Mr. Howard's district, and the fore
going is the result. Had not he botter remain in
The following notice of the iato Democratic
State Convention in California is taken from the
Columbia (Cal) Qazette. Msj. Solomoh, whose
name is mentioned In the extract, is a Tennessean,
and was Major of the 3rd Tennessee regiment in
the Mexican war. Ho is now on a visit to his
friends in this State, after an absence cf six years
"Democratio State Convektion. The Demo
cratic Stale Convention, held at Sacramento, closed
its important labors on Friday last, the 7th inst:
The lollowing are the Delegates eleoted to repre
sent our State in the National Convention, to be
held at Cincinnati in June next:
Solomon of Tuolumne; Bust of Sutter; Dosh of
Shasta ; Brent of Los Angelos; Hill of Sonoma;
Boellof Et Dorado; Dawley of Nevada; and Inge
of San Francisco.
Maj. Solomon, who was selected bb from our
section ot tne State, was very warmly supported,
and a heavy vote thrown for him. It is acknowl
edged on all sides that our delegation is in all re
sptcts highly creditable to the party, and that in
point ot talent ana character it will compare with
any other State representation sent to Cincinnati
The Convention was by far tbe.most important
ever neid by tne democracy. The utmost harmony
prevailed, a united democracy were in council for
the safety ot our blessed country, and tho -sacred
ness of tne cause commanded a union for its suc
DEMOCRATIC MEETING IN COFFEE.
At a meeting of a respectable portion of the democracy
of Colee county, at the Court House, in Manchester, on
the 11th if April, 1856, upon motion, R. W. Cisar, Esq.,
was called to the Chair, and J. Q. A. Faesmb, was ap
pointed to act as Secretary.
Tie Chairman then explained the object of the meeting
in a brief and pointed manner. It being for the purpose
of adopting such resolutions as may bo expressive of the
feelings and determination of the democracy of Coffee in
the approaching canvass ot 1 85, and select from our midst
an efficient debitor as sub-Elector to meet the opposition
and discuss democratic principles throughout the county.
Upon motion, the fallowing gentlemen ware appointed
as a committee to draft suitable resolutions and report
them to the meeting, nx.: John Charles, Esq, Jas. Roger,
C. C. Brewer and Wm. Gibson; who submitted, through
their Chairman, John Charles, Esq, the following pream
ble and resolutions, which were adopted :
Weirhs. the time has arrired when all true demecrata
should begin to buckle ou their armor and enter into the ap
l; . I l I 1 ,-r . 1 j .1 1
prcwcaiug ugui ui ism, wuu u ici una couusuum equal
to the importance of the success ot democratic principles, far
the success ot men to tffice aarocating democratic principles
is to insure a perpetuation of civil and rclicious libertr.
and their defeat by kuow-ootniDgism or any other ism of
tne oar is to aepnre American ireemen 01 inose rignts en
dowed by naturn and as a glorious inheritance trvm our
fathers; and whereas, we dteia it important for the de
mocracy to orgunize every where for tne conflict, for it is
endent mat uie great national democratic party will niTe
Kncw-nothingUm proper in the South to contend against,
and know-noihingism and black republicanism combined
In the .North, ana all true democrats should be readr to
meet this double foe in the approaching canvass. There-
Hesclted, That we tut scribe to and cordially endorse the
Baltimoio platform of 1852, upon which Fiaoklin Pierce
waa elected by'auch an unprecedented majority : and also
the platlorm adopted at the Democratic State Contention
neid at Aasnmie upon tne Bin 01 January last. '
JtetolteJ, That we cordially endorse the administration
of President Pierce, and consider that he has prored him
aelt a worthy patriot and statesman, fully competent to
guide the helm of State, and administer the government
unbiassed by selfish motives, baring adhered to, and fully
carried out, the principles of the piaUorm upon which he
was elected, and it nominated by the Cincinnati Conven
tion, we pledge ourselves to use all honorable means ta se
cure bis le-election.
' JiuelcfJ, That we endorse the administration o! our
Chi f Executive of the State or Tennessee, Got. Andrew
Johnson, and without making any invidious distinctions
among the many worthy statesmen North and South, we
would recommend his name to the favorable considera
tion ot the Cincinnati Convention tor the Presidency or
JlfeohtJ, That we approve of the action of the Smith-
ville Convention in selecting and securing the services of
teat able, patriotic and eniciem punuc servant, uol. . u.
Uardenhire, of White, under whose lead no tears need be
entertained about the 4th Congressional District.
Bmiced, That it is deemed important that each county
should hare at leastprie sub-Elector to canvass the county;
therefore, this convention is recommended to elect one tor
Upon motion, the election of sub-Elector was gone into
and Samosi. N. Vcsqik, Esq., being put in nomiration,
was unanimously elected as sub-Elector to canvass Coffee
county, in the Presidential campaign of 1855.
C. 0. Brewer then offered the following resolution:
Jiesohed, That our able Senator from this district, CoL
James 11. Sheid, be requested to make speeches during the
canrasa, especially at iiillsboro', Tullahoma, Manchester,
Pelham and Beech Grove, and wheresoever he may see
Upon motion of James Koger, Esq., the Secretary was
ordered to send a copy of theso proceedings to the Editors
or lie Umox jl.hu Ausbicax andrequest toeir publication.
Whereupon the meeting adjourn td tint Jit.
It. W. Cassr, Chairman.
J. Q. A. Fasbab, Secretary.
At a meeting ot the democracy in Jacksboro, in Camp
bell county, on the 21st day of April, 1850, the following
proceedings were had :
On motion, Capt. Johx ltrm waa called to the Chair,
Col J. L. Daugherty, appointed Secretary. Whereupon
the following resolutions Mere offered and unanimously
littotttd, That we feel confident in the snceeta of the
great principles of the democracy in the present canvass,
but would recommend a diligent and vigorous effort on the
part of all true friends tf the Union, against h&nv) pu-ty
so recently grown into existence by means of ttcrct con
A'esolvfJ, That we believe upon the success of the demo
cratic party depends the destiny of the Union ; and that
a triumph of knoff-nothingiim vtould be but the triumph
of black republicanism, as evidenced in the recent strug
gle for Speaker of the House.
Jlesolred, That wa would suggest to the democracy of
the State the propriety of forming county and district asso
ciations, as a means tit' advancing the cose of our princi
ples, and diffusing information among the people in all
parts of the country; and of eliciting a more geuwi- and
united effort on the part of the friends of the Union, against
the giant erutadtof isms which now threaten the nation
wtth disaster and ruin.
Xaolttd, That we approve of the Convention to be held
at Clinton on the first Monday in May, for the purpose of
selecting an Elector for this district; and that the follow
ing gentlemen be appointed delegates to that Convention:
W I) Sharp, Esq, Col W U Smith, James Cooper, Esq,
U1I Kerns, Isaac Gross, Pieasant Henderson, W 11 Ma
lone, Esq, Col Samuel Kyan, Thos Weir, L W Cross, and
JCetotUd, That we would suggest to said convention and
to the democracy of the district, the name ef W. II. Ma
lone, Esq- of Jacksboro, as a suitable gentleman for the
position of Elector, and that our delegates be requested to
voi lor aim m saia cuavcuuua.
And, on motion, it was ordered that the Chairman and
Secretary be added to the list of delegates; and that a
copy of these proceedings be sent to the Usio-v axn Asiiki
cik and Knoxvilie Standard for publication.
It was further resolved that if the delegates, all of them,
failed to attend that Mtj. John Jarnigan, of Clinton, cast
the vote of this county. Join Br ax, Ch'n.
J. h. lUrcamrr, Sec'y.
Mobb DtuociUTio VioTOBiu. The election in
Fort Wayne, Indiana, took plsce on the 7th in
stant. The Democrats elected their entire' ticket,
over the Know Nothings and Black Republicans
united, by an average msjori'y of nearly four ta
one. Nearly a thousand votes were polled. At
the recent municipal election in Evansville, Ind.,
Jons Hswsos, Democrat, for mayor, beat his
Know Nothing opponent by 123 In Iowa city,
which the Know Nothings carried last year by a
largo majority, the Democrats, on the 7th instant,
elected a good portion of their ticket.
Mr. Mobtoh, of New Orleans, asstrtt the,
faith that is in him by offering to bet $1000 on the
success of the democratic ticket in the city election,
and $10,000 that the next President will be a de
mocrat Who has the nerve to take him up ?
fpUTTasoccA Gj.zrrrE.-2F. A; "Pariun, "Eta..
lias sold'lhe Gazette to L. L. PoATsrEsal'fotmer-
lyofthe Rogersvillo Times. -Mr.-Parhah is. one
of the oldest editors in Tennessee, and he estab
lished the Gaieile in the wilderness where Chat-"
tanooga now stands ne'a-ly twenty years ago.
The new editor has industry, tact, and talent.
Negeo to behtjkc TheClevehniiknneVof
the 25th says that the jury in the case of the
State against the negro boy Jack, for the murder
of Rowtaed, in McMinn county, in February
last, returned a verdict of guilty, and the Court
sentenced him to bs hung on Friday the 20th day
of 'June. A white man oy tho parae .of Williams
has been arrested and lodged in jail, as an accom
plice in the murder. He will not have his triat
until the next term of the Court in August.
Accident. From the same paper we learn that
an accident occurred in,' the Hiwassce Copper
Mines a few days ago, which resulted in the death
of one man and severe injury to another. It ap
pears that they were working at a blast when it
exploded and blew up. One man died on the
night of the accident, from the injuries received
the other, it-is thought, will recover.
Fiee. The dwelling house of .Mrs. Fobe, "near
Athens, was destroyed by fire, on Saturday morn
ing last. Mrs. Foee had $150 in money and
notes of hand to the amount of $30,000 burned
up. The fire originated in the kitchen and had
mado such progress when discovered and burned
so rapidly that the inmates of the dwelling had
barely time to escape.
Maeble. Col. James H. Aemsteoxo has
shown the editor of the Knoxvilie Register sever
al beautiful specimens of very fine marble, taken
from a quarry on his land some five or six miles
from Kncxville. The supply is apparently inex
haustible, well located for quarrying, and conve
nient both to the river and railroad.
Mail Robbee The boy Huants, (says the
Knoxvilie Register charged with robbing the
mail on the Harrison route, was on Thursday
discharged by the Court in consideration of his
youthfulness. J.J. Ables, of Rhea county, has
since been arrested, upon information given by
Hughes, on a charge of having instigated the boy
to perpetrate the crime. He was bound over till
the next term of the Court.
Post Orrics Depbedatios. An apprentice
boy in the Knoxvilie Register office, Henet Gabd
see, about 14yearsof age, was arrested on last
Saturday by the Deputy U.S. Marshal, on .a
charge of abstracting letters from ibe drawers and
boxes at the Post Office. He has been bound
over until next term.
Route Acehts. Capt H. H. Dill, of Mc
Minn county, has been appointed by Postmaster
General C5trBELL,route agent on the E Tennes
see and Georgia Railroad, vice F. W. Eabkest,
resigned. The Captain has been a Conductor on
the Railroad since the first trains started, and is
(says the Athens Post) a famous clever fellow
The Department could not have selected a man
better qualified for route agent.
Col. Wiluam WiLSoir, of Huntsvil'c, has re
ccived the appointment of Mail Agent on the
Memphis and Charleston Railroad, between Tus
cumbia and Stevenson. Mr. James Cosneb, of
Tuscumbia, has received an appointment on the
same route. Salary $800..
Wheat. The Athens Post savs: As far as wc
have had an opportunity of observing, the grow
ing wheat looks very well; and we think the'ap
prehension that it had been seriously injured by
the severe winter was premature.
Tho same paper gives a table showing the num
ber of bushels of wheat shipped over the Hast
Tennessee and Georgia Railroad of the last year's
haviest, up to the last of February.. The total foots
up at four hundred and twenty-four thousand five
hundred and sixteen bushels. A portion of this
was sold at $1 50 per bushel, while none waa sold
at less that 81 amounting to more than half a
million of dollars in the aggregate. In addition
to the wheat shipped, it is estimated that between
one and two hundred thousand bushels have been
manufactured' into flour and exported. In 1850
one hundred thousand bushels, in grain and flour,
would have covered the amount exported from the
same counties. The increase in this single item
will serve to show what effect the railroad is hav
ing upon the agricultural interest of that section.
Firtm the KnoxciUi JiegitUr.
Ageicultubal. By the annexed official report,
it will be seen that the East Tennessee Agricul
tural Society, has united permanently with the
County Societies of East Tennessee in holding
the "Eastern Division Fair," and further that the
annual Fair has been permanently located at
Knoxvilie. We think, and there is no selfishness
in the thought, that the selection is the best that
could have been made. A more accessible point,
and at the same time, one affording better facili
ties for holding lhe Fairs, making preparation for
the accommodation of stock, &c, could not have
been found. The amalgamation of the Fairs, one
of which was already located at this place, will
have the effect of giving additional importance and
adding greater interest to the annual exhibitions,
inasmuch it will enable the Commissioners to ex-
tend and enlarge the Premium List, and prepare
better accommodations than they have heretofore
been able to provide. Uur people, of all nvocn
tions, should bear the Fair in mind, during the
summer, and prepare for a grand demonstration
next fall. We nave been requested to call tne at
tontion of our brethren of the press, in East Ten
nessee, to the proceedings found below:
In pursuance to previous notice, a number of
the delegates of the County Agricultural Societies
of East Tennessee, the Commissioners of the
EaBt Tennessee Agricultural Society, and the
Commissioners of the Eastern Division Fair, met
at the Agricultural omce in Knoxvilie, on Mon
day, April 21st, 1856, for the purpose of taking
into consiuernuon ine propriety 01 locating the
Ea3t Tennessee Division Fair and for other pur
W. G. Swan, Esq., in behalf of the East Ten
nessee oociety, proposed a union of the two organ
izations, which was agreed to by the delegates of
me county societies present, ana, thereupon, by
vote of the meeting, the amalgamation was effect
ed in accordance with the provisions of the
amended Agricultural act.
On motion of Dr. R. H. Hodsden, it was re
solved that the annual Fair of the societies thus
amalgamated, be held at or near Knoxvilie upon
such grounds as may hereafter be purchased for
CoL John Williams having tendered his resig
nation as President of the Fair, which was ac
cepted,Dr. R. H. Hodsden, of Sevier, was unani
mously elected to supply the vacancy. Col. Wil
liams was then elected Treasurer of the organi
zation, with power to receive and disburse the
funds of the same, upon tho order of the Commis
sioners. On motion, the President appointed Jno. Wil
liams, G.M. Hazen, and Maj. vVill. Swan, a com
mittee to purchase suitable Fair grounds.
On motion, it was ordered that the 1,000 ap
propriated by the 6th section of the amended act,
for the purchase of "movable fixtures" be us:d, in
accordance with said act, for the purchase of per
manent fixtures for tho Fair grounds.
It was further ordered that a roport of the pro
ceedings of this meetin? officially signed, be pub
lished in the Knoxvilie Register, with a request
that the papers of East Tennessee give publicity
to the same.
On motion, the meetincr adionrned. subiect to
the call of the President.
R. H. HODSDEN, Pres't.
Jko. M. Flemihg, Sec'y.
E3? It is with no ordinary teehnta of Borrow
that we announce this morning the death of Mrs.
Houston, the amiable and hiehlv-esteemed wifn nf
Hon. George S. Houston of Alabama. She died
in.this city on Sanday'last, after ta protracted and
painful illness. Her remains are now on their way
home for interment Most sincerely do we flvm-
pathize with the bereaved husband and family in
MISSISSIPPI CENTRAL AND'JrES!fES3EBBAIL
ROAD, vy . ij
' From Jhe B-ilivar Democrat ?e lcam that this
ioad is rapidly progressing to a completion.
The section in Tennessee, from the Grand Juto-
tiod, tbreo miles ea3t 'bf'L3graoge,"thr'ougb H&rde-
'1 'i f i-.... - - t-i' A-j T.'-f.
mnn ana usaiaon counties, via ziouvar auu iaya
son, connecting there with the Mobile and Ohio
road, is almost entirely graded, and timbers and
cross-ties famished. The iron for this section is
in, New-Orleansthe track laying will commence
at the junction, in June, and completed through, it
is presumed, in all the month of October Judge
Brown, the" President; Gen. R. P. Nexlt, Secre
tary and Treasurer, as also stockholders and other
friends of the road, are entitled to great credit for
theirpreservicg industry and skillful management
of this great inland enterprise and its thus early
On the Mf uissippi section, the cars have been
running from the janction mentioned, to Holly
Spring?, since last year; from that point, south, the
iron is already purchased for 30 miles cf the road,
and from Canton, Miss., north, the iron is ready for
40 miles, the interim between is already graded,
and ready for the Iron so soon as purchased. From
Canton to Jackson, Miss , 25 miles, the cars are
running From New Orleans, on the line towards
Jackson, Miss , the cars are running 120 miles; the
road from thence to Jackson 13 nearly all graded
and ready for the iron. So, it -will be seen at a
glance, that. this. mammoth enterprise, of connect
ing tfie great valley of the Ohio with New Or
leans by railroad, through one of the richest and
racst'productiva sections of country in the world,
is on the very evo of being consummated. Wal
ter Goodman, Esq., "President; and Col. Mallov,
Secretary and Treasurer of the Mississippi section,
are receiving great credit for their severe industry
and excellent management on the Mississippi sec
tion of "our railroad." ' .
Gen. Calhoun succeeds Mr. Roub of New Or
leans, as we are informed, on that section of the
road between New Orleans and Jackson, Miss, as
President, and proves a most Reliable and efficient
EAST TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA KAILROAD.
We copy the following interesting itema of ir
telligcnce from the Knoxvilie Register:
Our. Railboad Pbospict. We find in the
Lynchburg Virginian of the 18th, the following
interesting letter Irom Mai. Wallaco, winch con
veys information more accurate and satisfactory
than has yet been given. The energy with which
the Memphis Road is being hastened forward, and
the cood earnest with which the b. T. & Ga.
Company have gone to work on the Cleveland
Road, will have the effect, we trust, of springing
up a rivalry between all the companies engaged
on the route, and of determining each not to be
outdone by the other:
Kuoxville, March 31, 185G
John Robin McDaniel, Esq.,
Pres't. Vai &. E. T. R, R. Co.
Dear Sie Yoir welcome note of the 17th,
came to hand in due time, and the intelligence
was so cheering that I took the liberty of having
it printed in ur papers.
I am now engaged in building ths cut-off from
Cleveland to Chattanooga, 2 miles in length
by which we shorten the distance betwesn Lynch'
burg and Memphis and Nashville, 40 miles. But
for a tunnel of some 900 feet I would not fear to
complete it in 12 months. It is nil heavy work,
vet 1 do not intend to be tne lastin getting through
I start to New York this morning o procure the
rails. From Chattanooga to Nashville, yoa are
aware, the line is complete. From Chattanooga
to Memphis, less than seventy miles are to finish,
and much of the grading 'done.
The indefatigable President, Samuel Tate, will
run it. through this year, if it is possible for man
to accomplish it. His means are ample.
The remaining link to perfect this central line
is the East Tenn. & Va. Railroad, leading from
this point to the junction with your road at Va.
&.Tenn. line. The length is about 130 miles,
some 25 of which is in use, and the grading and
bridging on the remainder well advanced. Tho
progress on thi3 work has been rather slow, yet
their means have been used with great economy.
Our legislature has aided them with great lib
eraliiy; their means are now abundant; and I have
great confidence in their making extra exertions
to complete their road atn early day. I cannot,
however, give you an approximate idea of the
I know you aro boking forward to a heavy
travel when Tennessee shall have comp'eted her
part of this great line of Railroad, but let me ad
monish vou in time that, as yet, ycu have hardly
formed any correct estimate of the immense mul
titude you have to provide for daily Tne whole
travelling world South and West of us, even 10
the Gull of Mexico and tho shoiesof the Atlan
tic, will be poured in on you without intermission.
Respectfully and truly yours,
C. Wallace, Pres't
Corrtf pondence of tho Chicgo Times.
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER CROSSED BV THE IRON
Davenport, Iowa, April 22 9, A. M.
When Gusar with his legions crossed the Rubi
con, which divides Cisalpine Gaul from Italy, be
was well aware of the greatness of the work ho
was engaged in; and although many attempted to
d.ssuade him from such an undertaking, yet noth
ing daunted he landed his army on the plains of
, . - 1 1 . 1 .3 1 i.j.j 1 - 1 1.1.
Italy, astonuuea me worm uy u ueoua uiu icii.
mankind an instance of bravery and enterprise
worthy of record.
We, too, however, have crossed the "Rubicon"
tha great "Father of Waters" which lor centu
ries has rolled on into tho bosom of the mighty
ocean without a pier to mar its progress. To-day
has the mighty deed been accomplished at which
the world ha3 so often smiled in derision. Yes,
the Mississippi is practically no more. It is span
ned by the mighty artery of commerce and enter
prisethe railroad. Science has stretched its arm
across the ever-flowing Mississippi and along its
finely-knit muscles has the "irou horse" bouuded
with a heavy snort as it scents from afar the slug
glish waters ot the Missouri. The' mission of C:e
sar of old was to conquer; so is that of C3ar of
the nineteenth century: but the litter is ono of
peace and plenty. The ''war horse" of civilization
may have fiery nostrils, but it has also an olive
branch, the seeds from which it scatters as it flies.
That such an event should have occurred with
out an assemblage of spectators from all quarters
ot the globe to witness it, is only another instance
of the mighty progress which has been made with
in the last titty years in the science of bridge build
ing. As we approached Rock Island, there were
rumors afloat that we would cross to Iowa on the
new bridge. "Cross the Mississippi on a bridge 1"
cried an intelligent looking gentleman. "On, a
bridge?" simpered a feminine voice from a young
lady to her parents, bound for Council Bluffi;"why,
Pa,"I thought the Mississippi was a great river
larger than the Hudson?"
ao silently had this work progressed, that while
half the world has been asleep, genius has been
spanning the mightest river on the globe, and con
necting two as magnificent sections of territory as
the sun ever shone on.
Swiftly we sped along" the iron track Rock Is
land appeared in sight the whistle sounded, and
the conductor cried out, "Passengers for Iowa keep
their seals." There was a pause a hush as it
wore, preparatory to the fierceness of a tornado.
The cars moved on the bridge was reached
"We're on the bridge see the mighty Missis iippi
rolling on beneath" and all eyes were fastened on
the' mighty parapets of the magnificent bridge,
over which we glided in solemn silence. A few
minutes nnd the suspended breath was let loose.
"We're over!" wasthecry, "we have crossed the
Mississippi m a railroad car.
The National Intelligencer rejoices over the
lite action of the old line whigs of Kentucky, eulo
gizes the whig party, and urges its resuscitation,
"We repeat, then, that we heartily approve ths
spirit and object of the movement commenced by
the whigs of Kentucky, and indulge the hope that
it will meet with a response from all who cherish
kindred sentiments. Meanwhile, for ourselves, we
can only say to the 'old line whiga' whom it may be
our honor to address, that it still seems expedieat
to us that the whig party should preserve its dis
tinct organization, and, as we have heretofore had
occesion to suggest, abide its proper time tor mak
ing the weight of its influence felt in that decision
which dutv and patriotism shall call upon it to take
in the present conjuncture of political events."
I. . NICHOLSON & Co.,
l KO. 23 PDBCIC SQUARE,
Wish to gira noties,to the Pubric generally that thtir
SPRING ST03K OP-
Staple aid Fancy Drf Goods,
Jj now coaplcte, which, for lieanty, cheapness- snd dura
bility, cannot b surpassed
In this City.
QUR stock of Dress Goods consists or Silks, Barcgts
and Tissues; plain and figured Maslins, Jaconets and
uinghams, ofeTerrkind and qailitr, Laees and Emhroid
eriisof every description; Mantles, Ribbons; Parasols, Um
brellas and Fans, to suit all easterners.
In White Goo ds, oar stock is rery complete. Oar stock
of Linen Goods is in fine orderr Damasks, Sheetings, Tow
els, Desert Napkinvlriah Linen, do.
WINDOW CURTAINS OP ALIrKIRDS.
Cloths, Casaimeres, Linen and Cotton Goods for Men and
Boys. Domestics, Sheetings, Drillings, Tickings, and Ser
vants' goods. Wehave a So. 1 stock of Hosiery for men,
women and children. In a word, every thing nasally kept
in a dry goods house, all cf which we will sell low. Our
motto is small profits and quick sales. People in trading
with, us need bare no fears of bujisg old goods, as we
opened with an entire new stock last Fall, not having had
any old spring goods when this stock was purchased.
We take great pleasure ia showing our goods to all who
may favor us with a call.
apiO U I. C. NICHOLSON k CO.
rTMlE celebrated Irish Comedian and Vocalist for three
I ntebta onlr. commencing' on MONDAY EVENING.
April SS, with a Concert of Vocal end Instrumental music
in which Mr. C. sings sereral cf his meat popular Songs.
TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 29TH AN ENTIRE
CHANGE OF PERFORMANCE.
AUCTION SALE OF GHOCEUIKS
W. II. GORDON & Co.
fK WEDNESUAl", 2Slh April, 185C, we will cOer at
V puoiic sale, in oar usual quantities
150 hhds common to choice Louisiana Sugar;
SO bbls Plantation Molasses;
-150 bags Prime Rio Coffee;
100 boxes Manufactured Tobacco;
72 bbls Dean's Aurora Whisky;
100 bbls Tobey'a do;
100 bbls Robertson Co do;
260 boxes Mould Tallow Candles;
100 bexes Preseott's Bar Soap;
75 cases Baltmore Oysters, '
With manr other articles.
Txrms or Saut. All sums under (200, Cash; all sums
over (200 and under 12,000, CO days; all sums ortr 3 -000,
90 days credit for approved endorsed notes, payable
in ono oi me cuy causa, yi uutuivaaiiV
NEAT ANl CONVKNIKST ltESiDENUK
TTTTB are offering fer sale that neat Residence inEdge-
? nem ownea anu occupiea oy Air. a. xl. wasmng.
ton. The lot fronts 145 feet on the Gallatin Turnpike, run.
nine back 250 fret to a street and is one of the most beau
tifutinthia vicinity. The improvements are good and
convenient, including one 01 ine nest cisterns in tnis coun
try. xl is witnin nve minutes waix 01 ine cquare and is
seal desirable residence.
Terms liberal For further information call on
L1NDSLET 4 CROCKET f, 83 College at,
N. B. Possession can be given as soon as desired.
spr23 lm a k r
17RK3U AKK1VAL Ot tiltOCEKIKS. loo
JL1 hhds prime to choice Sugar;
100 bbls Powdered. Loaf and Crushed Sugar;
2C0 bblJ Recoiled Molasses
100 Kbbls do do; "
800 bags prime. Rio Coffee; "
75 bags Old Gov. Java and Laguyri JJotfee; ..
40 bbU Mackerel; . rf " . ' v
150 boxes Star Candles; ; .
100 boxoi Mould do; '
200 kegs Nails, assorted; " ' '"
100 dozen Buckets; . .' u"
100 boxes Tobacco, assorted brands; ,- -
60,000 Imported Regalia Cigars; . : .".'' .
50,000 assorted brands du;
100 boxes Bar Soap,
20 bags Spice. Just received 'with a gotd assort'
ment or uroceries ,;na tor sale oy
apr29 ll & E L CHEATHAM.
LIQUOKS. 250 bbls f ike's Magnolia 'hisky;
100 bbls Robinson Co do;
50 bbls Old Bourbon do;
50 bbls Old Rye do;
50 bbls Old Reserve do;
10O bbls American Brandy;
CO bbls do Gin;
20 bbls Peach Brandy. For sale by
apr2i MAE ! CHEATHAM.
C1UST OF JttAi'. J G 4 U KOUERTdON arepre-
JL parea to larnisn ramus witn trisnmg iaccies, and all
sorts of edibles to those that wish o celebrate the above
We hara jast received
50 buxes ED Cheese;
20 boxes Oranges, fresh;
10 boxes Lemons;
10 bbls Soft Shell Almonds;
10 bbls Apples. Fur sale at
apr29 J G A C ROBERTSON'S
TUEKE will be a GRAND BALL given at Odd
Fellow.' Hail, on WEDNESDAY EVENING,
April 80th. 1356, on which occasion tbe pupils of
the High Scnool are invited and will attend.
J, V Bernal, J. U. Harper, Juhn Shane, A. Jonnard, A
G. Hagey, E. Jonnard, E. K. Warren, Jas B. Jonnegan, J.
Price of Admission, $t. apr29 2t
AUCTIO.. SALE OF VARIETIES, UOD3 AMD EaDS
BENJ. F. SHIELDS will sell on Wednesday evening,
April 29ih, at early candle light, two invoices of Sun
dries, given up in trust for the benefit of Creditors. Sale
positive and without reforve for Cash.
apr29 BENJ F: SHIELDS, Ag't for Trustees.
."TMIERE will b a Masonic Oration delivered by Bro. L.
1) A x evening, ii ay 1st, ac o docs.
Tne public generally are invited to attend.
Me D.A NOLEN,
J. C. DARDEN,
B. tf. RUEA,
JNO.M. LEA. CommitUe.
The members of Combe nand Lodge No. S, Fhieaix
Lodge No. 181, and an uasou s in good standing are re
quested to meet at me uasonic uau at o cioct.
Mc. 0. A NOLEN, Sec. No. 8.
ALk WHELE53, ' 131.
Attorneys at Law,
tSf Practice in Marengo, Greene, Sumter, Choctaw.
ana rerry counties, tri
apza ami d&t-w
SOUTHERN STJtAW CUTTER COMPANY.
rnpHIS Company would announce toihe pecrileof the
X Sooth, that after having carefully and patiently ex.
ammed ana lesiea me many aiu!rent Htraw and I'eed
Cutters now before the public, they have at length decided
unon PARKER'S MACHINE as beinz the best Hand
Siraw Cutter of the day, and upsn that decision, have pur
chased the right for a number 01 the Southern States, an d
are crsnared honestlr to recommend ths machine u th
one best adapted to this country, as it is not in the least
cuuipucaieu auucua ua acpk ui puriegt wuraing oraemy
mo must uiuiuaijr ueiu uauu. iui cup&cuy lor wore is
much ereater than any Cntter ot the same nrice ever be-
r a' 1 A . v. 1 T.. f :i t i .1 .
lurouuercu w iuiuuuuu. 110 nui uvre uieuktuu me points
of its superiority; but would remark that tbe Machine must
be seen to ba appreciated.
1st. Its simplicity. 2d Its cost as compared with others.
3d. i ne ease and rapidity witn wnicn its plain, single knifa
can do laieuuu lor rnnainz. in. ine construction or it
is such that it must cut, though tbe knife bj dull. 5th. It
can always be easily kept in working order. Cth. It will
cut raster tuan any other existing Cutter that can be sold
for the same money. tb. Itisthe sell-feeder. Sth. Itcan
he guagedto cat at dinerent lengtna.
Various testimonials of different Fairs, and comnlimeu
tary notices ot the press miirht be brought forward to show
tbe estimation in which this machine is held in other
states, but we preter resting it upon its own merits, and
proving to the people of Tennessee by its working qualities
what the machine is. We believe it more tborou?hl variant.
ed to this country than any machine heretofore introduced.
lue ngui iur manaiacuinog aaa selling tnese machines
in the Slates of Tennessee. Alabama. Geor?ii Missiiuinni
..wmuu, -p .iu,.uuu uuum Carolina,
etc, either by Counties, Townships or State, is for sale by
une oi ine macnines can oe seen in operation at N o 24
For further particulars, address J C PAXTON
ueneral Agent Tor the Company,
Box No. 7. Nashville. Tenn
SHIRTS, SHIRTS. Received by Adatns'-Expresj,
another intoice of Shirts. embracing nrim ruti.
or French Wove small plaits, and latest styles box and
side plaits. For sale by
aprao J. H. M'GILL.
GOLLAIIS.-Every variety of Byron, Standing, Paris
Made and British Collars received and for sale by
anmOtt ( ,. ........
J. u. u uiu
NECK TIES AND CRAVAT.S.-tteceived-an
elegant assortment of Ties and Cravats, tbe latest
patterns. fapr26 J. JJ. M'GILL,
TTALF HOSE. Just received a first rate assortment
.1 I. or Hair lioie, of Silt,
Merino, Lisle Thread and
J. H. M'GILL.
every variety ot Cotton.
SILK, LINEN AND LISLE' THREAD
GLOVES We have now a r'ood assortment of Silt-
Lisle Thread, Linen and Cotton uloves. For sate by
aprzo J. It. McuILL.
POCKET HANDKERCHIEFS. Just received
an assortment of Silk, plain and bordered Linen
Handkerchiefs, at various prices.
J. H, McGILL.
KID ULOVES Just received a choice assortment
of Kid Gloves of various makes Alexander's, Char,
tores, Cbambisse Duval, Dumort, Petel, Ac, for s ale bv
BPrtS . . . . . J-u- M'OILL.
Ladies' and Gentlemen s Furnishing Store, corner
of the Square and College street. rcer
CHANCER Y SALE.
PURSUANT to a decree of the Chancery Court at Car
thage,madein the case of N J Neely vs Neely and
others, the undersigned will rell on tboEOth day of AnriL
1856. on the premises, at the late residence or Wm Neelv.
dec'd.inthe county of Smith, 5 slaves and 857 acres of
land. The slaves will be sold on 12" months time; add the
land on 1 and 2 years time. A. MOORE, '
"I"12 Clerk 4 Master.
SUttAR. 100 hhds fair to prime Hugarin store and
fCj aals by HB FRENCH 4 SON.
' KASITF ACTXraBR AMD DBMLtEa TS -
Hat Cap' ancTIiadies
NO. 23, PUBLIC SQUARE, Nashville
THE MOST J1EAUTIFUI.
EVER WORN BY .MAN, IS. OS& OF
u Francisco's "
SUPERB MOLESKIN HATS.wnien navegameaan en
viable reputation through the country. Gentlemen ot
i...t; wUh . .i urrfcu "will call and vet one ot
those elegaat -TILES jost introduced at the UarEmporina'
OI ja ) x noiiuiuuvu,
apr7 No. 28 i?nbllc Square.
Soft hats ever v sri'i-E ano col
OR. Jnstreedwd by .Express, a fresh supply ot
those celebrated Freoek Soft Hats, which are now open
for inspection at FRANCISCO'S Hat Baaaar. -
PANAMA, LEGHORN AND JMARXICAHO
QTRAW GOODS EVER V-'DESCRIPTION1, forjW
O Men, Boys, and Children: Bbicready'fbrinspee."
tion. at the Hat Emporium tf JKAN'CISCO,
apr5 'KWp Public Square.
rrvlIK LADIES will had everything tasty and becom
J ing for Boys, Children, Inmts. and little Misses at
the Store of A J FRANCISCO,
apr3 28 Public-Square.
OUR WHOLESALE STOCK IS
And my facilities enable me la offer
In every style of HATS to suirtba-1
Season. A. J. FRANCISCO.
aprT. No 28. Public Square.
TO CASH BUYERS.
Boots and Shoes.
MERCHANTS purchasing far Cash will nd decided
bargains in Kif and Calf Boots, Shoes and Brcgana,
at 4:5 College street.
' I invite thcaUeatinnoX alL .Spring Stock, jest opened.
apl'J JOHN KAMAGE.
Ladies' Heel Slippers.
JUST receit ed a beautif allot .of .Curacca Kid Heel Slip.
Ladies' Kid HeeUtoets and Gaiters.
apl'J 42 College itreet.
AS we have fitted op our Soda Apparatus for tbe Sea
son, we would repectfally call the attention of the
lovers nf this innocent and grateful beveivge to our Foun
tain, where we will bo happy to dispense the cooling
draught to all wbo may favor us with their patronage. We
are conlident with our increased proficiency in the prepar
ation of both Soda snd Syrups, none will be disappointed
who may give our Soda Water a trial.
DEMOYU.LK & BELL, Druggists,
aprll Cherry street
ADDED to their already large stock of Staple and Fan
cy Dry Goods, the undersigned are now receiving
daily large additions, making it not only the LARGEST
but also the MOST PERFECT AND EXTENSIVELY AS
SORTED STOCK ther have ever before had in their pow
er to offer to the retail merchant.
MOROAN & CO.,
mar29 dtf 49 Pnblic Square.
' fc'RESU GOODS.
A J. DONCAN & CO. have received this day a large
line 'of Sew Styles Lawns, Painted Jacconneta
and Muslin Robes.
AlSO White Jaconets and Cambric Cross Barred Mus
lins, Swiss, Book and India. Muslins and Embruideties,
Muslin, Linen, Silk and Lwn Handkerchiefs. And many
other styles of Goods, wbicn we ore selling at a small ad
vance. A. J DUNCAN A CO .
aprl9 No 70 Public Square.
AT WATERFIELD & WALKER'S.
THE enterprising UattersWATERFIELD k WALK
ER, are always bringirg out something new in the
Hat Department. For .Spring and Summer wear, their
light elvtic Moleskins, tneir Rocky .Mountain Beavers,
and cod and tajty Cassimircs, stand pre-eminent among
the Hats of the Eeatbn. They have a fail assortment ready
for their tales to-day.
aprl2 WATERFIELD & WALKER.
STILL- A LITTLE ItETTEK.
THE finest article ot soft Cassimpre llat ever manofic
tured can now be had at Waterfcld and Walker's.
Those who wish louethiogxtra line, easy and comfort
able to the headhould call as larly as possible snd sup
ply luem&eives, as luej arevnng m lapiuiy.
apr!2 WATERFIELD A WALKER.
rnllE BEST ASSORTMENT OF STRAW
JL GOODS that has ever been offered in the city, are
at WaUrtUld & Walter's. They hare all the new styles
for Men, tioysana unnoren.
WATERFIELD 4 WALKER.
Premium Hat Emporium.
sprl2 2R PublieSquare. next to Gowdera.
SMALL STORES, CANDLES, &a-1856-'57.
Bureau of Pro visloniaud Clothing,
PHOrn.SAI-S, sealed, ard endorsed "Offer Ui Small Sto
re," or "Offer Tor Caiidlei," or "Offer for Halt-Water
Soap," or "Oder for Mustard Seed, Black Pepper," rtc-, a
tho ease may be, will ba received at tbl bureau until 3 o'-
ciocE.p.m., ou jnuno.li, iaiu uay oi Jisj next, lormroun
lng and delivering, (on receiving twenty dajt' notice) at
tbe United Slates navy.jardat Charlestown, Missacbosetts;
l'rooklyn, New-York) and Gosport, Virginia; such qaantiilas
fjf of lbof..llowin articles (excepting tbe sali-water aoap
ana iDecanaies,ioreaca oi waico eoparaie propositi ana
contracts will be made) as may be required or ordered from
tbe contractor by the chief of this bureau, or by the respect
ive commanain omcers oi uie sua navy-yaras, aarjnz (&
fical year ending 30tb June, lf5T;vli:
Boxes, shavlnc India rubber Combs, coarse, India rubber
Brushes, snavug comDs, ane, India rubber
Brushes, scnibbnj Grass lor hats,
Brushes, shoe Jack-knives
Brushes, clothes Kazora, In slnzlo easts
Buttons, navy vet Razor etrsps, Ordtvaj".
Buttons, nary medium Scissors
Batlo ns, navy coat, Spoons
Battons; dead-eye Clackiniboxeaof
Beeswax. In H lb. caked. purs
Cotton, spools of NoJ. 12 and IS, 200 yards each, 3 cords,
Handkerchief), cotton, last colors, 32 by 30 inches, weight not
less man . oz. acu, itsxiurno ujoio; men
. n . ; .. . to- ( A t i
Ribbon, hat, best French Mack, jl yards o the piece; w dlh,
1 If tnh
Soap, ibavlo;, In cakes; each cake net lens than 2 ui.
SiHt.iewlnir, b!ue-tIa.ckj wrapper not to exceed 3 oi. to
Thread, black and w tills, Marshall's best quality
Tape, white linen, -4 yards in length, ; inch wide
Tape, black, twilled cotton, 0 jajd In leottii; loch wide
Thimbles, 8-JO and a-10 diameter, ..... a ,
Whitk SiLT-wataa SoiP separata bid. for 100.000 uounde.
The soan must be manufactured from rocua-riiitoil. and ha
of the best qnallty, deaomlnatod "white salt-water soap,"
and be delivered on sixty days' nottee,- lu good strong; boxea
oi auoui . pounus eacu, auu, alter inspection, Ine boxea
must ue uuupeu a. eacuenu,ai luceipeuseoi u.u coauactor.
me price to be ubtrorruat an tne yards.
CssDtas separate bids for 50.000 Dounds.
Tlie candles must be American manufactured, i.r nrim.
icai laru sitranue,?!! Canutes vu we poana, o l-lv Inentt In
lenctn cclamr ef tip. six candles lSo. I. to wele-h bntlen
than 14 ounceS7-IOO;. melting point not leu than HO degrees
raarenhelt. ine wick must be braided, and eomnoiod uf 79
coiiou mreaus oi tne best quality oi .30.CT yarn, ine can
dles to be delivered on sixtvdavs'notlce.ln rood boxes. eon-
talniagabont 30 pounds each, and the box to be marked with.
MCSTIID SEED, SLICK riPftM, Ac.
beparate bids for all that may ba required for the ue of the
nary.ioDe delivered atnetv York only.
Mustard seed, American, brown
Pepper, black, Malabar
llottlei, octagon, for mustard and pepper
Corks, for bottles.
All the forezotnz articles mustbe of the best onalitv. and
conformablo In all respects to the samples deposited at said
navy-yards and in this bureau, and subject to such laspea
tion at the navvvard wbero dallTored aa the chief of tli bu
reau may direct, the Inspecting officer to be appointed by the
ucjai kiu ent
itle articles to be delivered free of any Incidental ex
Dense to tne eoverament, in pruper vestals or Daekaees. an.l
the price of each article must be lie same at the respective
inacesui uciivsij. as,c m wuicu uio aoove articles are
delivered must be marked with tlielr contents an 1 tha nam
of the contractor, and be sufficient to Insure their temporary
er than his residence, that no Utlny msy ariso In farnishlrxr I
i ne comraciormusi etianiisn agencies at sn,cn stations oth
what may be required; and when the contractor or agent fan I
prompiiTtocouiiiy wud areqnislUon, the Chief of the Ba.
zeaa 01 rrovisiops ana Clothing shall be authorized to direct
norchases to 19 made to sudMv tbb defleienev. m... n..
penalty to be expressed In the contract; tha record of a requi
sition, or a duplicate copy thereor, at the Bureau or Provi
sions and Clothing, or at etlherof the navy -yards aforesaid
snail on snciciem evidence that such requisition has been
made and received.
TwaormoreapproTed sureties, Inasumiiiusl to the esti
mated amount 01 the contract, will ba rnnnlrwl .r,. -
per centum in addition will be withheld Iroji the amount f
.uijiuuiiviitnjuniuwiKi as collateral security, to se
cure Its performance, and not in any event to be paid until It
' " , t . ' i v.iui; yut VCUmiQ OI U0
0,ouuu' vin uciiTcriesmaue will ne paid ny tha navy arent
wltWn thirty days alter bills, dhly authenticated, ahall have
al.th la bureau.
A record, or duplicate of the letter Informlno- a bi.i.lrnf
. v. .. - ,- . . . .... . . - r
,uo icccuoi uia iroposai, win ue aeemea a noliccatlon
luereoi, wut in me meaning 01 ine actor 1845, and bis bid
win do maae ana accepted in coniormity vrltn this under
sta'ndlnx. every oner made must be accouiDanled rat directed la the
an oi-wongress matins; appropriations ror tne naval service
ror 131t-'47,approTed 10th August, 1818 by a written guaran
tee, signed by one or more responsible persons, to the effect
that he or they undertake thai the bidder or bidden will. If
his or Ihclrbid be accepted, enter Into an obligation within
ten days, with rood and sufficient sureties, to furnish the sup
plies proposed. The bureau will not be obligated to consider
any proposal unless accompanied by tha gnaraolee required
by law, tbe competency of the ruaranlee to be rertitledby
the navy arent, district attorney, or collector of the port.
Tm JUttntit ef bidden u called ta tit uapUs om& ittcriy-
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W. T.BERRY & COMrAJTYV
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AUCTION SAXE BY,
THABUE & LUCAS.
WE will sell at A action TUESDAY SIGHT, 29 th inst,
commencing at 6K o'clock; precisely, tho. fallowing
.Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, to wit
great gross Agate tuitions to out rarasots;
lis dcx&n Port stoniest
3 pieces 4-4 Ovascc bleach
-3- lbs Black Flax Thread:
4 doses Ladies White CoU
7 daten Ladies Bla-k Cot
5 dosea mixed K Cotton
5 dcunbleach'dK Cotton
ed Domestic; .
8 pieces. X Owasco bleaca-
3 pieces Carlisle, bleached
8 pieces Atlantic bleached'
8 pieces Bus. C Ticking; .
7 pieces 1 brown. Domeo
S dexsn Browm V Cotton
a oaten Madras lid'kfj:
10 piesjsSci Island;
2 dozen Razor Strop r. 5 pieces Lonsdale, bleach Kt
20 doien white Spool Cotton 4 pieces Irish Linen; '
SOdcziss'd .3 nieces Cotton Diaoerr-
7 boxas Cable Cord r
2 -Brown Linen;
10 Steel Ribbed Umbrellas?
1 dozen blackaik Cravats!;
4 pieces white Jaekonett;
21 pax unbound Brogaas;
8 dozen Money Purses;
4- dozen Girths;
8 Linen Table Cowm
4 pieces Black: Cambric;
11 dozen scissors; - si
LA U Brogana;
10 lbs Hair Pins; 12
X dot Ladies Grass Skirts, 24
6 dczFine Combs; H
6 dox Re Jing Combs; 24
81 pieces flnj Prints, good
.aieo a Hocta;
Ltdies Goat Boots;
- Kid -44
" Kid BnsilBs;
iu pieces fine Painted Jaco- 12 Panama Rata;
?" 18 Drab Caiaimere HatsL "
8 pieces Painted Jaeonett; 12 Black Soft For Hats;
pieces Silk Tissue; 12 black Casstmire- liatar
5 pieces linen Luster; la Men's Cauton Hits;
ft A ' C . L 1 . ... ..
pieces Fsner Her-ura-
uiciaaocuicauisgaam; is Boy a . !'
12 lien's black: Woolilats;
4 dozen Leghorn IL.ta;
5 dozen Inc.
lucv biacK oaunr
8 pieces Svriaj Mrulin:
All sums under $100, Cash; all snma over $100, four
months credit for weU endorsed notes, payable in bant
TKABUfi A LUCAS,
J12XTEJS1VE AUCTIOM SALE OI
By Davis, Pilciier & Co.
ON TUESDAY MORNING next, APRIL 2Sth, 1658, wr
willoiferat Auction for Cash, a Urge assortment of
Groceries, to wit:
98 hhds Soger; 8r nests Tubs;
2S4 bags Rio Coffee; 10 bags Pepper;
S3 bbls Molasses: 5 bags Spice;
46 bbls Csh'd A Pw'dSagar 8 cases Cigars;
111 bbls Loaf Sugar; 150 eroas Butler's Blacking;
275 boxes Star Candles; 21 boxes Imp AGP Tear
12 boxes Soap; 261 boxea Cheese;
64 boxes Tallow Candles; 10 cases Brandy Cherries
235 kegs Nails: 8 cases Londoa Porter.
67 gross Matches; 105 bbU Pike's Magno&H
60 dcren Seires; Whisky;
13 dozen Wash Boards; 15 bblsMooonjpiheta'tVuly;
81 dozen Brooms; 6 bbls Old Bourbon " do;
93 dozen Buckets; S bbU Gin;
20 coils Juto Rope; 08 bbla Cider Vinegar.
400 boxes Sardines.
With many other articles suitable for the tr de.
DAVIS, PILOUKR A CO -apr2i
'56 73, Public Sqtrare.
T. & W. EAKIN & GO.,
NO. 43 PUIIIiIC S QUA HE,
OF Dress Silks, Lawns, Jaconett3. Embroideries and
other articles rtquitite to keep np a complete and
unbroken stock, and to which ye aac particular attention.
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
Dry Goods, Hats, Boots, &c,
I HAVE located Loower Market street, in Sleaa's Car
riage Honse. Have received about
worth ot GOODS by the Fast Line from the Old Stand, in
by kind citizens, on Sunday morning KsL.
In this Stock are many nice Goods, preserved in perfect'
I am alto receiving Quite a lot ofcswthiscrx. all of which
I will sell just as lean. HU. DOUGLAS.
apa im urau
A tilt EAT HAUGAIH.
I WILL sell a great bargain in a superior tract of land
situated 10 miles north of Madisonville. Hopkins ca,
Ky, in 8 mile of the Henderson and Nashville Railroicl
I vill sell tbe whole tract containing about 8.000 acrw. nr
tbe improved part and 800 or 1000 acres to snit the per
chaser. This is one of tbe very best stock firms in sguth
ern Kentucky. Soil first rate, Improvements good, and' I
believe that a practical mule grower can clear the purchasa
meney in two seasons.
rersous wishing to purchase are Invi'edto examinstne
premises. apr27 4wd U. F. t,OTSPiUCH.
STEAJUUUAT NEtiKOES tV ANTED.
WANTED to hire by the month, fmr likely, stout No
ero men for the steamer Monticello. fjr which T13"
per monir will De given. Apply to
11. u. a
. HARRISON, Agent.
SALES AT AUCfUFSL
THE undersigned will attend to the sale of Real Estate.
Personal Property, Groceries, Dry Goods, Stocky, Ac
Will attend and sell stacks of Nashville Building Loan
Association, City Budding and Loan Association, and the
Mechanic's Building and Loan Association, at all the salts
meetings of the respective Associations.
The iongexpsneaceofthe undersigned In the Auctlbn
Business be trusts' will be sufficient cuarantea that all bnai-
ness eutmsted to htm will be promptly and satisfactorily
Otce at tbe Merchants Exchuge, College street.
apr7 If K D. FARN SWORTHE;
iCE! ICE! ICEI The nudersigued has about 1500
tons of nice clear Tee (from Garrett's pond) rantrlnt;
from eight ta filteen inches thick, which be will farniah'to
regular customers, all the season at ONE CENT per pound,
at No S7 Cherry street, opposite the Post Office, and at
Joynt, Byrne Nolen's, Broad street.
apristf J. u. UcUUOKY.
TO THE rUUL-lO.
OUR Ice Cream Saloon now opened for the season,
neatly refitted, with excellent ventilation, offrr &
most luxurious, coot retreat. To penonsdeairingthepnr
article of Cream, we say come Uf2 Union. Si.
April 21. WiaaELiTIlOUl'SOX
AN ELEGANT UUGliY.
I WILL sell a new Buggy, splendid Harness, modem
style, tor 25 percent Teas than cost, if aoDlication ia
made immediately to PICEErt'd,
ap.6 Broad i.
A SMALL WOODEN IIOIISR.
ON Marketstreet, College 1L1I, will be sold at a bargain,
either tor Cash or on long time, at
SEVEKAIj HOUSES la vanoua parts or tbe city
for sale. 1 make it a rule to offer nothin? for sale at
iu full value. I invariablv cQ't banralnsat alivinziaU
below the market value. Call toon at
api r il.cvc.i i cs.
WASTKU. ' "
EVERAL small Houses tor tenaats, at high prices, and
O prompt payments, at
TO engage tbe service ot a good wool carding machinist-one
with a small family preferred, at
BV virtue of a Deed of Trust to me, oxeentei by Wile
Hams, on the 9th daycf April, 18J5. and registered.
in tbe Reguters umee a xnvjason county, in boot: l,
na rr ESl 1 wilt salt at c nbli c auction, at tha Market hota.
on tbe 17th day of Mar next, all the right, til le and interest
which Wiley llama nas in a certain, tut cl ground, situa
ted in the city of Nashville, Davidson county, in what is
known as Balsh Jt Whiteside's addition thereto being
part of Lot No 25. and fronting 82 feet on Jackson street,
heincr the same Lot convey! br Jesse Johnson to said
Hams. and rrtristered ia tbe Register's Office of Davidson
county, in boot: 19 and pages 65 and 86.
Terms maae kuowb u uie urue aua ptace 01 sat.
ap2 td Trnstee.
JtKAO Tilts ADVERTISEMENT.
XHAVE several No. 1 COOKS ror sale, warranted ta
suit or no sale. Call Immediately.
ap28-tf REESW. PORTER.
SUtJ Alt. 65 hhds uir to choice Lottisianabogar;
50 bbls double refined Crushed Sngsr.
in store and lor aalaby W U GORDON x CO.
MATCHES 10 casta Koseof Wood Box Matches, ia
by WH GORDON A CO.
rV' tbB M day r MT next I wilt oen snd hold sj
election, in the various precincts cf Davidson cocniy,
tur uie purpose ci eieciinga jaogs 01 ins LOnnty wootl.
this, the 8th of April, 1838. JNO.K. EDM0ND30N,
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