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"WASHINGTON ,EW AND RUMORS
From the various dispatcher to tho associated
press, wo make up tho following summary:
The Li w of I'ardox is being discussed some
what in Congressional circles, and an on ilil prc-
ails that an ossailt is to bo made in Radical
'ongrcssional quarters on that portion of tho
President's message which claims tho power of
restoration on tho ground of tho law of pardon.
fioxno gentlemen of note assort a doubt as to
rhctbcri pardon can soleore a judicial sen
ienco against a party convicted of crime; and it is
gucd that tho President has nono of those
:hts of pardon that are obtained by kingly pcr-
Uvo utidcr the common law.
" A bill having special reference to tho prospec
tive trial of Jefferson Davis has been reported
from tho Senate Committee on the Judiciary. It
provides thai no person thall bp considered in
competent to serve as a juror, by reason of having
funned or expressed on opinion on tho matter to
be submitted to tho jury of which ha may be a
member, from an Investigation founded on public
rumor, statements in tho public journals, or the
common history of tho times. The bill also pro
vides that the final judgments of Circuit Courts of
the United States, and of tho District of Colum
bia, may bo submitted to tho United States Su
preme Court for approval ,or rejection, so far as
' jiucstions of law are concerned, and that the Su
premo Court may render n'final decision, or return
Vtbo case to the Circuit Court to bo tried over again.
f Tho Senate Committco on tho District of Col
ombia, hnvo authorized their Chairman to report
la bill giving the negroes tho right of suffrage in
The postponement of tho House- bill for negro
suffrage in the District until tho 10th of January,
'nai rceurcd at tho request of Western men, to
rive the Stoto Legislatures, now in sosgin, or to
meet in January, an opportunity for expression
on the subject. It is thought that tnot of the
Western Legislatures will Instruct against the
The Comir.ittc on Appropriations nro consid
ering tho Miscellaneous Appropriation Dill which
failed last session. Tho Committee aro preparing
anew bill, and nro In conference with tho Secre
tary of tho Treasury in regard to items contained
in the old bill, Tho committee havo got nu econ
omical fit, nd aro cutting down tho estimates at
, aterribloratc. The deficiencies of last year and
the proscnt fiscal year will bo embodied in ono
j The Committco on the Judiciary of tho Houso
jbavo agreed to report a resolution to provido a
' constitutional uuiendmcnt to bar tho payment of
1 tho rebel debt.
A proposition for the transfer of negroes from
jVirginlato Florida has been submitted to (Icncral
Howard, and will probably bo laid before Con-
A Senatorial caucus was held on l'Jth after the
I Senate adjourned, fortho purpose of determining
I tho perrons who nro to compose tho six members
Anf the Scnato on the joint Committco on Reeoii-
nrtructlOn. After considerable dclmto it was do
Acitlcd to nlluw tho President of tho Senate to
J! nrrnnge tho Committee. Several suggestions
were submitted as to who ought to bo tho Chair
man, and it was almost uuanimously agreed that
Senator Fesenden was the proper person. The
Committee will bo announced to-morrow morn
ing. j ' Charles A. Dana, formerly of the Net- York
i Tribune, now of tho Chicago Jtrjmllintn, is in
Washington, working for tho New York Collec-
torsuip. His paper is violently opposed to tho
Prer idciit's reconstruction policy, and It is said to
bo pecunlaiily n great failure, and that ho is anx
ious to get out from under tho load. The New
York delegation, Senators nnd Representatives,
have, after frequent conferences, tailed to concen
trate their forces in favor of any particular candi
date fur tho New York CollcclorFhip. It has re
solved Itself into a free fight, the. result of which
will bo that tho President and Secretary McCul
loch will not consult Miy of tho politicians when
bo comes to mako tho appointment.
Mr. Raymond took notes of Steven's recent
speech, and rose to reply, and was fairly entitled
tti tho floor; but Wasbbume, of Illinois, who was
In the clmir, entertained a motion tht tho com
mittee rise, which prevailed, and thus cut Ray
mond off. During Stevens' speech all tho mem
bers of tho lloiiHO gntheicd mound him and lis-
' tened Intently to his remarks. Henry Winter
Davis, (Icncral Logan, nnd n number of Senators
formed a portion of tho group. It was fully re
garded as the grcut Ley-noto Unit sounds the
The President has approved tho sentence o
n military court holdinUcorgia,whcreitiacoloref
man called Isaac was sentenced to bo bung fur
killing bis former master. It appears Isuao ran
i away from bis master and joined the Union army;
I after the war he returned, and learning that his
master had said that if the negro ever came back
bo would shoot him. Isaac deliberately went'to
his master's Louse, after night, raised the window,
nnd shut him dead with a rifle.
A resolution retting forth tho necessities of
strictly requiring the test oath of lNli, In nil cases
of Federal appointment to office in Southern
States, passed tho House to-day by n largo ma
jority. President Johnson has ordered Gov. lloldcnto
prohibit the Sheriffs of North Carolina from exe
cuting the provisions of the revenue law passed
by the Slate Convention, which levies taxes on
business transacted as far back as Jan. 1, lSuVi,
when a large portion of tho Stato was within our
military lines nnd' all business was subjected to
j iiie nousp passci on tlic lMli, without ilciiate,
I a bill reported by the Chairman of tho Lincoln
Testimonial Committee, to pay to Mrs. Lincoln
lO5,""0, one year's salary of the Utc President. An
amendment offered by Mr. Wcntworth.of Illinois,
to make It $d(K),(XM, was Voted down. Mr. Wash
burne. In reporting the bill, said tho committee.
in recommending the amount, bad followed the
precedent established u tho case of tho vt idow of
Dl'pjtdics to tbs New York 7iW give the
following particulars of the death of Hon. Thr-s.
Corwin, "No premonition of illness bad becnob
scrved in lL emor Corwln during the day, nor at
1 any tune during the evening, up to the moment of
' his sudden ntfack. On tho contrary, to the inqiii-
!t ries of hisliumcrous acquaintance and friends.
J wli i were present nt tue social gutlienng, lie an
swered that lie was in excellent health. It vt us fe
ll marked generally that he never appeared in belter
rpirits. and he was unusually prolific or amusing
and entertaining anecdotes. Throughout the
c citing he was surrounded by various circles,
composed of United States Senators and Repre
sentatives, Judges of the Supreme Court, ami
other dift.nguished personages, whom he kept in
an almost continual roar of laughter at his sallies
of wit and humorous stories of adventure in Mex
ico. About ten o'clock Governor Corwiu entered
the rapper room ond took a seat upon a sofa, but
did n ;t rartake of refreshments of any kind.
Here againhwa surrounded by admiring friends,
at about 10' j o'clock, when ho had just concluded
one of his Mexicau stories, and when tho ring of
laughter from his auditors bad scarcely ceased, he
uddenly turned to the gentleman at his side, and
raid in a cble voice, " its too warm here, accom
panying Ihc words with a convulsive movement of
Ins hand, as if trying to catch hold of something
for rurpt'rt. He was raised upon his feet, but had
taken but two or three steps when bis strength
gave way, and he was carried Joto n bod-clwunbcr.
ty II Jti. J. A. Garfield and General bobbin Ward
nr.J -.flier friends. He noveTrpoke another word,
end was unconscious untllhc died, except n few
ru.nutcs after he beesiaolll.
In accordance with tho resolve of the city nu
tbirities, the test question was presented on
Thursday as to negro suffrage. About 7.OH0 votes
were recorded against and only about 75 in favor
of thus extending the franchise. It is said that
the friends of the measure who abstained from the
spoils arc obtaining signatures to the petition to he
presented to Congress, preferring tins mono ei ex
jprcssing their wishes, rathrr than by ballot.
I It Is positively slated that the President, wmc
,'Umo ago, restored J1 Episcopal Churches In AU
Ijaroa to their proper occupants.
-Captaln Q. R. Walbridgef militarr-tup-Tin""
tendent of Old Capital prison, has returned to
Washington. He conveyed the prisoners Winder,
Duncan, and Geo to tho respective points to which
they had been ordered Winder to Richmond and
turned over to General Terry, Gee left nt Raleigh
in chargo of General Ruger, and Duncan convey
ed to Savannah nnd placed in the custody of Gen
eral Sled man. They are to bo tried by Military
The Secretary of State has instructed Provis
ional Governor Perry, of South Carolina, to re
linquish the control of that State to Mr. Orr, Gov
ernor elect, nnd instructed tho latter gentleman
to ns'nmctlic duties of his office.
The President of the National Democratic
Association, preparatory to the election that was
held in the District of Colombia ycslcrdas", issued
a call for a meeting in which this appears :
"Eirery eitizen in tho District of Columbia in
favorol the rrlnratitm policy of onr patriotic Pres
ident, Anhrkv Johnson', and vnnUernblu nnd
unrtjuitocullir opposed to the elevation of tho
M.ACK MAX to tlioiwfi'fi'cn and social equality
of the white VAX, and against nlciiu HVrvmar.,
is respectfully invited to attend.
"Eminent speakers wilt be present to address
It has been estimated that thcro are over on"
thousand persons in Washington at tho presen'
time looking for employment in the different De
partments of tho Government. There arc now in
the several departments over twenty thousand ap
plications filed for clerical appointments.
SPEECH OrMR.TIIAIEOl'S STEVENS.
In the IIoiiRC of Ilcprcfecntativcs at Wash
ington, on the 18th inst., the Hon. Thadctis
Stevens, of Pennsylvania, delivered a speech,
in "Committee of the whole on the State of
the Union," which the reader will find in
our columns this morning. It is seldom we
meet with a Congressional effort so pointed,
fb direct, so plain and so full of meaning.
Whilst we sincerely regret that any citizen
of the Union should have felt called upon
to declare the sentiments and principles em
bodied in this parliamentary effort, we are
gratified that one member of Congress, com
bining both intellectual ability and convic
tions of judgment, Liable toapprize the South
ern people, and thepcoplcofthcUnitcd States,
of the views and purposes of that class
known as radicals, in earring forward the
government and dealing with those questions
most vitally affecting the future of a common
Mr. Slovens is a gentleman of mature ex
perience, and beyond tho age usually allot
ted to men. While he disclaims speaking
for or committing others, he represents the
opinions of a very largo and formidable
part of the people of the Northern section of
the United States. It? will be seen, from a
careful reading of his utterances, that he
takes issue with every thing that has been
done by the President and by the lately re
bellious Stiles, towards a fair and complete
restoration of interstate relations under the
constitution, and propounds with great
clearness the views of those, who, to carry
out a fanatical feeling, want now to produce
a practical severance if the Union. The
South is represented as dead, and incapable
of resurrection except by the aid of a higher
jiower. "Tiie.future condition of the con
quered power depends on tho will of the
.conqueror." They must come in to the
Union as new Slates, or remain as con
quered provinces." "To prove that they
arc anil havo been out of the Union, for all
practical purpo-c-i, and aro now conquered
subjects tothe absolute disposal of Congress,"
is an easy task with him. " I know," says
he, "( f no arrangement bo proper for them,
as territorial governments. They can learn
the principles of negro freedom and ca
tho fruit of foul rebellion under such gov
ernments." These arc some of the views of
tho radical representative speaker, on the
subject of constitutional government.
Hut, not content with stating what he re
gards as the proper courso of action which
the President ought to have pursued, in the
equally important and critical cnTcrgeneies
in which he was Providentially called to
exercise his present office, ho assail", both
directly and indirectly, every principle
which that functionary, for the good
of the whole country, !has sought to civ
Kraft upon its lwlicv. Wc cannot on this
occasion enter into the broad field of dis
ctKsion which is thus opened up. Nor can
wc undertake to cxjiomj tho fallacies of the
speaker, in tiien&o, or defend tho amply mag
nanimous policy, first of General Grant and
Sherman on the occasion of tho surrender of
the Confederate armies, and secondly, of
Prexidcut Johnson's subsequent course. Wc
may say, however, that the speech to which
wc are now referring embodies all the prin
ciples, in one idiapc or other, which the
American people will be called upon to de
cide, in the various steps towards a complete
restoration of the Union of our fathers.
It is true, that as a politician, the first
step which Mr. Stevens took in reaching his
iiro-ient position, to tdt, the advocacy of
universal confiscation of property in the
South, was repudiated everywhere alike by
nil parties ; but, still, it is apparent that he
was not greatly discouraged thereby, and is
now only intent tiKn making anew a Gov-
incut that will come fully uptohisstandard.
If he succeed, and the result answers his
exicctations, he will be called great for all
time. If he fails, (of which thcro seems to
be no sort of doubt) in proportion to his
approximation to success will his name bo
accursed bv both black and white.
Tin: si'iiti:Mi: itr.xiir.
The Nashville Difjwtch copies into its cdi-
tarial column a Washington letter favoring
tho appointment of llottAci: Mayxaiii) to
the Supreme Judgeship, nmdo vacant by the
death of Judgo Cutnm.
If it is the purpose of tho President to
make a selection from Tennessee, there are
nt lenst a thousand men in the State more
suitable, the appointment of any one of
whom would be more acceptable, than that
of Maynard. Of that large and respectable
number we will mention only Judge Samuel
Milligan, Judge Win. F. Cooner, Judge
Ilobt. J. McKinnoy, Judge A. O. P. Nichol
son, Judge Connally F.Trigg, Judge Win. II.
Stevens, Judge Klija Walker, Gen. Jno. L.
T. Sliced, former Attorney General and lie-.
porter for the State, Hon. T. A. K. Nelson,
Judge Archiliald Wright, Judge Itnsscll
Houston, Francis 11. Fogg, ICsq., Judge
Itobt. L. Cniutlirrs. Hut it is needless to
HKcify. There is not a county in tho Slate
that could not furnish n man who would fill
the (Kisition with more dignity and credit
Pkbsosau The Macon (Ga.) JVeynyiA
snys : " We had the pleasure yesterday of
mooting in our ofiice that sterling patriot
and gentleman, Gen.S.K.Anderson, of Nash
ville, TcnnoMsce. The General bore a con
spicuous part in our early struggle for inde
pendence ; and now, that the cause is hxt,
like a true philosopher and brave soldier,
ho submits with n good grace to the decrees
of fate, and is as faithful to his obligations
in ionce as he was to duty in time of war.
We are pleased to find him in good health,
and hopeful, even of Tennessee, which seems
destined to a harder lot than any of her
Titr.nn is a movement in Congress to
make Lieutenant General Grant n full Gen
eral. The friends of General Ilutlcr op
jMxq it. Butler and hi friends will make
liimn- contemptible as a citizen xs he was
whilst a General, if they continue in their
Mit Steviiss calls for a " Itoiunn Sen
ate" in the United State. Such a one, we
Mipjxvo, as when tho Prji toniaif Iwnds sold
the ehiefoflicosof state to the highest bidder,
It is a little singular that those, who,
during the war, wore most anxious to rvstoro
the Union, should le the mot reluctant, now
that tho Avar is over, to recognize the fact of
At a recent meeting of the " reconstruc
ted" citiicn8 of Fayette county, Tennessee,
held at Somcrville, the annexed preamble
and resolutions were adopted, as expressive
of their sentiments at that time. They were
drafted and reported by General Jonx L. T.
SxnED, and arc in harmony with the manli
ness, frankness and good sense which have
always characterized his deportment in
public, as well as in private affairs. Wc
regret that they did not reach 113 sooner :
WiiKRrAs: The people of Fayette county, who'
with arms in their lumis have participated on the
part of the Southern States of America in tho
lato war of the sections; anil those who have
sympathized with their Southern brethren in
their vain but magnificent struggle for a separate
nationality, in mass-meeting assembled, desire to
make some public manifestation of tho feelings
with which they meet tho inexorable fortune of
war, and as citizens to declare their intentions' for
the future. They desire peace; a restortion of
civil government and social order : and as far as
may be, a return to the ancient fraternal relations
between the States of tho Union, ss they 'existed
prior to the inauguration of the insane sectional
strifo which begun thirty years ago, and has cul
minatcd in n horrid war, a scourge alike to tho
American people, and a dark blot upon the chron
icles of civilization ; therefore, jfc
lletnked, 1. WJiile we do not ndmfllsMc justice
of the war which has been waged tjffinst us. or
tho disruption of our social fabric as its incident ;
nhd while wo aro not yet so wcll-imbueil with
Christian grace as to kiss the hands which have so
dreadfully smitten us yet wo accept the stern
award not ns a dispensation of constitutional jus
tice, but as a species of martial equity recognized
among the nations, anil to which, as the vanquish
ed party, we are bound to submit with such grace
ai it vouchedsafed unto us;anli c pledge ourselves
to do what wc can to forget the past, to obej" the
laws of tho land, and to erect by our conduct
upon the wreck and desolation around us, ! i new
and we trust a permanent fabric of social and
Z. Wo recognize in thechanged relations of the
two races in the South u source of infinite trouble
and vexation to both, unltus the Government and
the people co-opcrato at once for its just and
HI. I'or a people unfit for social or civil equal
ity with tho Anitlo-Saxon unprepared for the
freedom for which they had not asked, and which
has been thrust upon them; mindful of their an
cient fidelity as slaves to uj and our fathers from
feneration to generation, we invoke the most
kindly feelings of the white nice, deprecating all
antagonism between them, and will favor all ef
forts for their advancement in intelligence and
virtue, and endeavor to deal humanely and justly
.withthemin thcirsphereas laborers.
IV. We gratefully accept the policy of Andrew
Johnson for a restoration of the Union of the States
as characterized by tho highest stamp of states
manship, patriotism, integrity, and magnanimity,
lie is entitled to the gratitude ofthc wtiolcSouth,
nqd tho cordial co-operation of the real friends of
fraternity and union everywhere.
5. We deeply sympathise with the prisoner.
Jefferson Davis, in his misfortunes and his suffer
ings. If he has been guilty of legal treason
against the Government, as tho representative
man of the Southern movement, then arc we nil
traitors. And as a great and magnanimous gov
ernment has exaitcd itself in the estimation of tho
civilized world, by proclaiming a general amnesty
to the mas.-es, we invoke still another exercise of
the Godlike virtue of forgiveness for him.
0. Recognizing the fact as we do, and as he does, ,
that tlio right of a .State to secede from the Union,
though an open question which has never, under
our theory, been adjudicated by the judicial tri
bunals of the country, has nevertheless been de
finitively nnd foi ever settled by the arbitrament
of t lie sword: but suggesting in his behalf that if
tho opinions which have prompted his conduct be
n national sin, he cbiimsto have sinned in fellow
ship with many of the fathers of the Government
in whose school of polities ho was educated, and
by the lamp ofwho-e counsels he has been guided,
wo respectfully submit that wc can see no good
that can come from tho shedding of his blood ; but
declare our belief that his restoration to liborty
with our great leaders will not fall far short of
working a magical cure to the discaso ofjiliena
tion and estrangement which now afflicts the body
Itciuiullcnii Corruption tn Xcir York
The New York correspondent ofthc Louis
ville JJcmora, in speaking of the late city
election, says :
" I have it on authority I am not disposed
to dispute, that the Kcpublicans sjicnt two
hundred thousand dollars in their recent
attempt to elect Marshal O. Hoberts Mayor
of this city. Just before the closing of tho
jkiIIs on election day $15, in many cases,
was paid for single votes. ' Jim' Irving, the
notorious pugilist, received $5,000 alone,
the evening previous, to be used among tho
' dangerous classes,' with whom he is a re
cognized leader. The report is, however,
that ' Jim' invested $1,000, and placed the
balance in bank subject to his own order.
That was smart for Jim. It was a point
with tho 'Loyal Lcgabtendcr' aristocracy
to 'carry' New York city, and hitch it,
along with Philadelphia and Boston, to the
car of Illack Republicanism ; they thought
greenbacks alone could do the job, but the
result of the election showed how wretchedly
their corrupt scheme miscarried." .
It is gratifying to know that the cormp
tionistswere defeatedand that Hoffman
Democrat was elected.
Tin: Macon (Ga.) Telegraph has recently
changed hands, Wm. A. Heid & Co., becom
ing the Proprietors. J. li. Sneed, for many
years of the Savannah J'epubh'can, and S.
lloykin, long connected with the press of
Macon, nrc the editors. Under such man
agement the paper cannot fail to tako rank
among the foremost of Southern Journals.
Stkves'S in Congress calls the South a
dead carcass. If he he had taken his gun
and knapsack, he might havo contributed
something to bring about that state of rf-
fairs. Grant says that ho is mistaken in tho
fact, and it may be reasonably supposed these
words will hardly convict Grant of lying.
Pkksident Johnson-, General Grant and
General Sherman, whose hearts for the past
four or five years have lcc:i fixed upon sav
ing the Union, are persuaded that their
object has been obtained. Mr. Stevens and
his coadjutors don't think so. The one fights
the battles, and the other makes the speeches,
That is tho difference.
Tin: Legislature of Mississippi sent a del
egation to Washingtoh to petition the Presi
dent for the pardon of Jeff. Davis. The
Legislature of Tenncvcc proposes to hang
him. Hut a majority of the people of Ten
ncsce, who arc as true to the Government
as arc their legislators, agree with the dele
gation from Mississippi.
JoiiNSOXVii,T.r, Ti'x. A correspondent
of the Chicago 'Times has the following notice
of the abdve named place :
"This place was I mav sav with truth.
brought into being by the events of the war ;
but unlike other towns of similar origin, it is
not an ephemeral growth that withered and
died wlienallgovernment patronage was with
drawn, and when it was no longer needed as
a Government depot. Johnsonvillc will soon
Itecomo ono of the most important if not
already the most imiKirtant commercial
point on the Tennessee Kiver. Heing at the
ncnu 01 navigation in low water, goods in
tended for Northern Alabama ami Georgia
and Hast Tennessee, are re-shipied here and
sent forward by rail to Nashville at much
less expense and more cxeditiousJy
than by any other route. Daily
lines of packets are run between this
town and Paducah, Cairo and St. Louis, each
of those three cities vicing with the other for
our trade. Apparently more Southern trade
will go to St. lxmisthan in formcryears,and
it will require but little exertion for Chicaeo
to secure a fair proportion. The otiening of
.i - -it i i- ... .i . . i 1 1
1 1 iv raiiniuu iivm me river 10 asnvilic II1C
work of the Federal Government as a war
measure makes Cairo and Paducah more
convenient to North Alabama and Georgia,
and parts of Tennessee, than are Memphis
and Charleston, and it is notorious that in
prices nnd stocks, the latter cities can never
vie with Chicago or St. Louis. Nor will
sectional prejudices ever "more prevent the
Southern peonle from seeking the cheapen
and best markets."
The Chicago Times, alluding to the ship
load of New England females about to sail
fir the Pacific coast, as emigrants, gives
somebody the following dig in the ribs :
Tho tears which have been shed in the
North over the sundering of negro families,
is sullictent to lurnisii a perpetual water
jiower, if collected, for the manufactories of
all Massachusetts. Nece.itv, liko a brutal
slave owner, has seized upon several -hundred
lovely young ladies of the Hay State, has
torn them from their families, and will sell
them to the highct-t bidders in Washington
Territory, thousands of miles away. Who
will weep over tins rude violation of the
familv circle? No am. Pliilaiitiironv irazis
complacently on tho transaction, and s,iys
nothing, liecausc the matter has no vote.
V man seventy-five years of age was ar
rested in Covington, for complicity in tho
murder of an illegitimate child. The court
didn't think he had anything to do with it.
The Ohio Saian convicts the President
of plagiarizing the most iruporant part of his
message from tho platform of the Ohio De
mocracv. The widow of Stonewall Jackson is in
Adjournment of ('onrcsN The Spirit or
tile Itnillenlsv Their IVar upon the
President JTndgc Clinic In the Lend
A 3XIxcl Assembly nt the Bccchcr
I,rctnre Impolitic Action of the. Mis
sissippi mill Tennessee Ioprlsliilnresi.
pccit.I Correspondence of the Union A- American.
VAsnixcToy, December 19, 1SG3.
Congress will adjourn to-morrbw lor some
weeks. What the object of this movement is,
it fs left to conjecture. By some it is thought
that the purpose is, ou the part of the Badi
icals, to prepare for a vigorous assault upon
the President's plan of restoring the Union,
by the time of the meeting in January.
Otheni think that they wish to consult their
constituents and that a majority of them
will come back prepared to sustain the
President's policy. I am inclined to think
that a majority of the present Badicals in
tend to maintain their position and sooner
or later to attack the President and his res
teration policy. I do not think, however,
they will be able to defeat, though they may
delay, the wise measures adopted by Presi
dent Johnson for re-uniting the broken
fragments of a once great country.
There are Bcpublicans in Congress who
will not sustain the wild and disorganizing
bchcmes pf Sumner, Wade and Stevens, and
I hope they will be powerful enough to de
feat some of their plans. I am satisfied that
the radicals, now in Congress, do not repre
sent the true feeling of a majority of the
Northern people, and whenever their plans
arc fully developed, they will be condemned
almost as much at the North as at the South.
Sumner, Wade and Stevens would place the
negro, ignorant and uneducated as he is, up
on a footing of perfect equality with the
white man. Such is the tendency of all the
measures introduced by them into Congress.
The would give the negroes the right to vote
and sit upon juries, and, if this was ac
complished, they would next propose to al
low them to hold Federal and State offices,
to bo Senators and Bepresentativcs in Con
gress and the State Legislatures, and also
to occupy positions on the Supreme and Cir
cuit Court Benches of the Federal and State
Governments. This is the inevitable result
of their doctrines, and such is in fact the
substance of the bills introduced by the
radicals in Congress, when plainly expressed.
Perfect equality before the law means not
only the right to vote, but also to hold office
and to enjoy all the social advantages en
joyed by white people. I am not prepared
to believe that the people of the Northern
States endorse the doctrine of the political
and social equality of the negro or that they
yet havo such "faith in man" as makes
them think there is no difference between a
white man and a negro.
The radicals are using every effort to
destroy the President's policy. They
are fighting at present from behind
masked batteries. Some few of them
such as Stevens in Congress, and Henry Win
ter Davis at home, have the boldness to at
tack him and his policy. Many of them
fight very shy, and whilst they " draw near
with their lips, their hearts arc far from
For the first time in the history of this,
or perhaps any other country, has the Chief
Justice of the highest court in the land, be
came the head of a political party. It is
understood that Judge Chase is guiding and
directing the policy of the Badicals, and his
conduct the other night at the Capital, when
he, Henry Ward Beecher, and a certain ne
gro preacher, officiated together before a
mingled audience of white and black
women, in lovely confusion, goes to sus
tain this view. He wishes to give nractical
demonstration of his negro equality doctrine,
and if he could, by any iossibility, be made
President of the Uuited States perhaps one
of his first acts would be to appoint what ha
calls a colored gentleman, alias a negro, to
bo Chief Justice of the United States, to
show his "faith in man." I do not believe
these men can succeed, nor do I believe tho
enlightened sentiment of the Northern peo
pie will sustain them in their wild revolu
tionary schemes. Thcv resemble more the
men who liad control of affairs in tho davs
of the French Involution, than any that his
tory speaks of. The same thirst for blood,
the same cry for liberty, equality and frater
nity, which were the catch-words of Robes
pierre and Danton, arc those now used by
ouinuer, ,-jievens nnu auc. Xliey arc in
reality the worst enemies, not only of the
white race, but also of the poor negroes them
selves. Thepeoploof theSouth, with but few
exceptions, and all the good and true men of
the North, without regard to former distinc
tions arc anxious to confer upon the negroes
such rights and privileges of person and pro
perty as will secure to them the fruits of their
labor and the protection of their persons.
Every attempt to go farther than this at pre
sent by conferring upon tho negro race ioli-
tical and social power and privileges has a
tendency to injure him, by arraying against
him the prejudices, if they may be so called,
of the laboring white men, who must and
will control this country. If these Badical
fanatics are really friendly to the negroes and
arc not using him merely as si politiuil in
strument for their own advancement, let them
beware how they bring him liolitieally in
conflict with the laboring white men of
the country, both North and South. It is
because I am the earnoit and true
friend of the negro thht I am so
much opposed to the mad schemes of the
men who now scqm to have control of both
branches of Congress. The Legislatures of
Tennessee and Mississippi have failed, as is
the opinion of most all Southern men here,
to give the negroes such privileges as they
ought to have, and which aro necessary to
their protection, and which would not be
injurious to any one. The right of a negro
to testify in court before a white jury who
could and would judge of his ab$ty as a
witness, it seems strange should Iks opposed
by any one Tho right to purchase proer
ty and to testify in courts must and ought
to lc given to the negroes, and the sooner it
is done the better it will bo for all parties.
The right to hold office or to vote stands
upon different grounds. Let the South be
calm and quiet, develop their own resour
ces, repair their mined fortunes by industry,
economy and lalmr. Trust in the President
nnd the good sense of tho Northern people,
and all will yet work for good.
A New Extkki'kise. The proprietors of
the Montgomery, Alabama, Advertiser are de
sirous of engaging the services of a number
of ladies to be taught the business of compo
sition in their printing office. In Boston,
and other cities of the North, this work is
done by ladicx, with efficiency and neatness
equal to that of the best male compositors.
It is work peculiarly fitted to the delicate
fingers of the female, and the remuneration
exceeds that which a woman can cum in al
most any other employment. An indnstri
ous, swift moving comjiositor, can set at a
moderate calculation, six thousand cms per
day, and the price per thousand is sixty
cents. A tuition of two to four weeks dura
tion will enable an intelligent woman to set
enough tyjics to pay hor board, and even-
day's subsequent practice will increase tne
quantity of work she can accomplish. There
is no more honorable employment, and the
proprietors pledgo thcmsclvc to sec that the
strictest order and mutual respect shall be
maintained in their office under this new
Cieneral-tlrant. - - ,
Mobile Register and Advertiser.
General Grant grows upon U3 in his char
acter of a wise man and conservative states
man. From the moment that lie over
whelmed General Lec with the irrcsistable
force )f numbers, wielded by his indomita
ble will and untiring perseverance, he drop
ped the character of a militarv conqueror
and all Ids utterances have been those of a
patriot and statesman, who saw that the
aword had finished its appointed work, and
the policy of conciliation was the dutv of
the hour. The honorable terms he award
ed to General Lee and his veterans, who
had opposed him with determined and
bloody resistance, struck a chord of sym
pathy in the Southern breast, the intonation
of wliich was in exact proportion to the sin
gular rarity of deeds of generosity up to the
time, from the Federal commanders. Grant
was essentially a "Union General." He
fought jn sincerity andn earnest for the pres
ervation of the " Union" not as a pretext
for ulterior views, not as an' excuse for
slaughter, plunder, confiscation and subjuga
tion, but as a reality. And when the first
step in his object had been accomplished in
dispersing the armies organized to break it
up, he proved his sincerity by acts and ef
forts to bind up the political wounds inlllic
cd by war, and. by immediately dropping
the sword to seize the olivo branch. Ha
has thus shown his want of sympathy with
the radical plan of continuing the war in
time of peace, and of rejecting tho Union
they had fought for.
His conservative tendencies and his love
of justice and truth have been recently man
ifested in the report ho made to the Presi
dent, ofthc condition of things in the South,
whence he had just returned. He declared
the people sincerely and heartily desirous of
restoration, and ,in earnest in their profes
sions and vows of allegiance to the Govern
ment .of the United States. lie told the
truth, also, unpalitablc to the negro worship
pers, tliat the " freedmcn " were for the most
part idle and unwilling to enter into labor
contracts for the coming year. In this he
has performed a valuable service to the
South, for his testimony will outweigh upon
the Northern public mind, the reports of a
thousand such parte witnesses as Carl
Schurz, John Covode and Gen. Banks.
In his late admirable report of the opera
tions of the great armies under his command
he gives another proof of the generosity of
his spirit and the broad nationality of his
feelings, in a graceful passage of tribute to
the gallantry of the South. After doing
justice to the equal bravery of the troops of
the East and the AVest, who had fought un
der his eye, he adds : " Let us hope for
perpetual peace and harmony with that
enemy, Khosc manhood, however mistaken,
drew furth such Herculean deeds of ralor J"
A man of Gen. Grant's stamp is invalu
able to a country in an epoch like this.
Events may take a shape to open to him
even a wider and grander field of patriotic
effort than that in which he has already
earned so distinguished a reputacion. He
may yet have to marshal parties and poli
cies as he has heretofore done battalions and
armies, A Democrat in political faith and
education, and a Conservative in sentiments
and principles, who knows but that he is tho
coming man to rally the hosts of his politi
cal persuasion to the defence of the rights
and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution
of the Union. This high duty of a great
leadership hat to devolve on some strong
The Douglas Democrat of 1SC0, tho first
soldier of the United States, after four years
of fiery ordeal, the idol of the army and the
object of high esteem and respect in the
South as well as in the North, where could
the Democratic conservatives of the ratio
find a worthier leader, or the restored United
States a more honest President ? As politi
cal currents are now running, these thoughts
may become prophecies before three short
years roll away.
German Labou. The first installment
of German laborers for the Valley of Vir
ginia arrived in Alexandria on Saturday,
The Gazelle says :
They have been engaged by Colonel John
rairiax, ot .London, who intends tuorou;iilv
to test this, to our people, new species of la
bor. It is said Ins example will soon be fol
lowed by many of the farmers in the Pied
mont District. In the lower counties, where
the new system has been introduced, it is
said that the result is satisfactorv, and
Messrs. Wilmer and Washington, the agents
here for German emigrants, are receiving
frequent orders from the upper and lower
countiess and, as the freedmen have become
unccatain, it is not improbable that white
labor will entirely supplant the negro m
this section of Virginia.
Aiims Foil Home Companiiss. Provis
ional Governor Johnson replies to Judce
M. J. Crawford, who asked if the State of
Georgia would furnish arms to companiei
for home defence, that the btate had none,
and that ho had forwarded Judge Craw
font's letter to Gen. Wil.-on, accompanied
by an ano'nymous communication entitled
" JJangefs Ahead."
The Estate ok Mn. Lincoln. The
Washington correspondent of the New York
Express says that Justice Davis, of the
United States Supreme Court, the executor
.of Mr. Lincoln's estate, reports that Mr.
Lincoln left about $8."i,000, $7o,000 of wliich
is in live-twenty stocks. He left m Sprinc
field about four thousand dollars' worth of
A10! AIHM) !
THUBSDAY, FBIDAY & SATUBDAY,
Doc. 21st, 22ri, nnd 23d, '05.
FAKEWEhli XIGIITS IX AMERICA 1
Artemus "Ward Among the Mormons.
flMIESE will mot positively bo Artcmns Ward's
X only nigtus in rsaslmllc, prior to Ins depar
ture lor jnglaml, wlicre arrangements are already
Mcmr uiaui' ior ii is cany appearance at inc r.gyii
tian Hall. London.
The Pictorial iwirt of the entertainment embra
ces eighteen Panoramic Views of the Streets of
Nut J.ake Lity. and the singularly beautiful val
ley ot Utah, faithfully and accurately painteil
from Phntocranhs taken in tho Lands of the Mor
mons, under the immediate superintendence of
inciting ant. llicse views were transferred to
canvass by artists of established reputation, and
their thorough exactness has been cordially ac
knowledged wherever this entertainment haa
ncen given. 1 no accompanying descriptive lec
ture 1)V ArtcmilS WanI lri7 mm In rnthsr iirrtu
lie bclic os it far better to stnv in the Minshine
while wc may, inasmuch as the shadow must, of
us own accoru, come oniy loo soon.
Admission 75 cents. Reserved scats in front $1
Itcservcd scat tiekctH forsalc nt Dorninn X: I-Vit.
ton's Music store, under Masonic Jlall. and at the
uoorat night, t'artics nt a distance can have scats
secured for them by rending tho amount for tick
ets to Mes-srs. Dorinan .fc Kenton.
Doors open nt 7. to commence at S o'clock.
The Cluckcring l'iano used is kindly loaned by
.Messrs. nonnan x l-cnion.
dcciy-Gt J.NO. I'. SMITH. Director.
TO It EXT.
OXE OF 'ML' MOST DKSIItAMLK STORES
in tho citys lor further particulars address
1. 0. Rox 81(5.
mil THE VIEW OF RETIRIXO FROM
I? business, on account of declining health, t
ha o disposed of my entire stock of Drugs, Med
icines, etc.. to Messrs. R. 1. JENKINS A CO.,
who will continue tho hui-iucss at the old stand,
Xo. 32 Market street. I take this opportunity tn
return my thanks to thepnblic for the very liberal
patronage which has been extended to me for a
number of years, and bopeak a continuance of it
to mv successors, whom I inothcartilv recommend
as buMnoss men of experience application, ener
gy and integrity. 1. r.J.L.
Matob's Oi-fice. 1
Xashvillc. Tenn., Dec 21st, 1SG3. 1
PROPERTY OWXERS on Church Street, on
A Line Street, between Summer and College,
nnd on Cherry street, between Church nnd Cedar,
nrc hereby notified to contract stone curbing and
stone and brick pavement, wherever it is requir
ed, according to tho specifications and crudes
which will be furnished by the City Engineer. If
raid work is not commenced within ten days from
this date, and pushed rapidly to completion, the
contractor for the street work will bo notified to
construct said curbing, the expenses of which will
be charged to the property owner.
dec2!-tf V. MATT. BROWX, .Mayor.
Xashville. Tenn., Dec. 21, lStt.
PROPERTY OWXERS on College nnd Mrket
streets, between the Square and Jiroad street,
arc hereby notified to construct newstone or brick
pavements, or tn reset the old ones wherever it is
required, in accordance with the specifications and
grades which willbp furnished by the City Engi
neer on application. Said work must be com
menced within ten days from this date, nnd push
ed rapidly toeomplction, or the city will contract
with narties for the same, and the oxnento will bo
charged to the properly owners.
aoc'-ti ii . .max i. jiKUii , .Mayor.
RESIDENCE TOR SALE
OX THE CORXER OF SOUTH .McLKMORE
street, near the FraklinPike. containing three
rooms.alongporch, n Kitchen, a Store Room on
the street, nnd 41 Stable irl the rear, all on alot&
by ICO feet. Price. 82..100 cas , fjuofland
in lx months without interest. Possession given
in n:e week from sale. Anrdy tn me on corner of
Sout'i Vnioc and Vino, oral this office.
Attorney ot Law,
-w. nnivniC I V TIT T.3 A ST) AD JOTS-
V Ine eUniiet . ift-it. IcSjIon lll be given
In nll hnsln
1 entrusted to him.
Pandolfini & Eiva,
XO' 12 XORTH CJIERRy!sTREET.'
FAXCY GROCERIES.' ' '
MOXG THKIR STOCK MAY HE FOUND :
Java. Rio and Mocha Coffee :
Crushed, Powdered. Coffee, p'orti'liieo, and orrry
graue 01 urown Sugars;
Teas. Candies, Starch;
Castile, Palm. L'rasitc aDd Laundry Soars;
Almonds, Filberts. Currants. Prunes. Hatins;
llutter. Oysters, Fancy and Almond Crackers;
l ine Apple, (ilousterand Domestic Cheeso;
Miifd. Girkini, Chow-show and Imperial Hot
Mushroom, Walnut, India, and Sir Robert Peel
Sultana, ltoyal. Table. Beefsteak, Royal Osborne,
John Hull, Soho, Mogul and Horrey Saucts;
Essence of Anchovies : Essence of Shrimps;
llaille. Imperial and Durham Mustard;
-Mushrooms: Dutch Anchovies; Anchovy Paste;
Strasbourg Meats, Poltcd Tongue. Pelted Ham;
I-ruits of every variety in cans and jars,
Wlneg and 15 r a 11 rt i o n
ALL OF WHICH ARB
MAY HE FOUND ' ;
rcmartin and Duffdordon Sherries;
Old Choice and RcscrveMadciras ;
London Dock and llurgundy Port;
Pemartin. lilanqucfort and St. Jullen M0I09
Haut Santcrnc, Xicstcincr, Hoekheiiner and Ca
Demercicr, (Sold Medal nnd Hcidsick. Champagne;
Pinet CastiUion, Otard, Dupuy.t Co's brandies;
Irish, Scotch, liourbon and Robertson County
Maraschino Absinthe; Vermouth and nil As
Baker's .md llullaud Bitters ;
Choieo branch!, together with every variety ef Do
mestic Cigar?Chcwing and Smoking Tobacco of
all brands; together with all other articles usual
ly found in a
FIRST CLASS FAXCY GROCERY STORE.
It is tho intention of PANDOLFIXT .t RIVA
to keep on hand at all times a complcto assort
ment of everything in their lino, of tho very best
quality to bo purchased, which tlicy are deter
mined to sell as low as any other establishment in
Ibis or any othcrcity.
They respectfully ask an examination of their
stock, feeling assured that no ono will go away
PAXDOIFLM & KIYA,
AND Dr.lI.rRS 15
WIXES, 'LIQUORS AND 'CIGARS,
o. 12 Xortli Cherry Street,
dceMm. XASHVILLE, TENN.
in. u'i.iugmi.i.v. a. w. 11. ecti.rr. r. a. irwix.
Formerly of Evans, Keith A Co.
M'LAUGHLIN, BUTLER &C0.,
(Suecssors to F. A. Irwin t Co.)
WHOLES Alii: GKOCEIIS
' Cornor of Market and Clark streets,
Wc have in ttore and for sale a largo btock of
CRUSHED, AND POWDERED.
RIO COFFEE, FAMILY FLOUR.
SALT, MACKEREL. STAR CANDLES,
SOAP, TOBACCO. CHEESE, 6VSTER;
RA1S0NS, ASSORTED . CANDY, LOBSTERS,
WIXEK AXIS I.Htl'OIlA.
Bourbon Whisky, Holland Gin,
Robertson County do Jamaica Ruin,
. French .Brandy, Sherry Wine, .
Applo do Port do
Peach do Champagne do ,
Cherry do Claret ' do
Baker's Bitters, Catawba do
And n complcto assortment of other Groctrics.
Mclaughlin, butler co.
FINE FAMILY CSIJOCERIES,
SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE."
WK HAVE IX STORK AXD IOR SALE
11 u large stocK or ' ' 1 1 A f)
J J r -w 'j
CRU 11 EI) do
POWDERKI), do '
i ham unlrt )
OYSTERS, COVE AXD SPICED,
RAISOXS. ' "
' - PECANS. '
Wines and ; Liquors.
" S . I f SI'
Kobertson'tounty do; r
Baker's Bitters, etc., etc.
Holland Gin, ' !
Claret Wine, '
Catawba WIuc, etc., etc.
Superior Cigars ; ,
Smoking Tobaccos; ''
Java OfltTee, etc
J. 31. IOISIE fc CO.,
MiKUSiCTCniSS 1.11) DltJkLEE.1
HIDES, OILS, LEATHER,
Findings & Currier's Tools,
NO. 9 EOUTU MARKET STREET,'
Pfaj XASHVUJ.K. TEXX.
. a . .
A-OhTii NASHVll.ht. i-Kurr.iiii.A rirst
IN class two story Brick House, with.all the im
provements, on Summer street, near Jefferson
Street- Price J7,01O. ... , .
il.. A lil nn JeflVrson street. lIUurOTCd hT
two "Frame lwellings; rentlnc for JiiOO per an
num. Price $3,(XA). , , . , I r- u .
Also : A Lot'on'lfaslam street. ImnroVed brl!
Brick Ileuses, with four rooms in each. Price
Appiy.to; , ill 1. 1 Us A" TJIUMI'SO.N.
ded tf ,. General Agents, College it.
SAM. YMLEBRf& CO.,
XO. U COLLEGE STREET,
(Two Doors below Public Square,)
SIGX OF THE BIG PADLOCK
HAVE OX HAND AND ARE RECEIVING
a large and complete stock of English, Gcr
man, anu American Ji.wum A lit..
Which we are selling at reasonable prices,
stock consists in part of
FINE IXfi rOCKET-CUTLERT.
3 GROSS TABLE CUTLERY,
200 DOZ. KNOB EOCKI?, assorted.
SO do HAND AND RIPPING SAWS.
SOOde ASSORTED AUGURS,
25 do FOOT ADZE,
2000 lbs. nOOKS AND HINGES, assorted. 12 te
1000 lbs. DOIXi CHAIN, '
1000 " BLACKSMITH'S HAMMERS, all kinds;
35 WRIGHT'S ANVILS.
100 CROSS-CUT SAWS. 43,' to 7Jj fct.
60 MILL SAWS. to 8 foot;
CANDLESTICKS of all kinds.
TIN CUPS and PLATES,
TEA and TABLESPOONS.
A very large .lock of PLANES ef every variety
I'REJIIl'M BTEEI. PLOWS.
Those wishing to purchase in our lino will do
,well to give ns a eall before buying.
SA3I. VAKI.EKK, it CO.
- 1. 1. nniusT.
AETHUE A. BREAST & CO.
, ; t !ft
NO-S-PUBLIC SQUARE; XASHVILLE.
WW HAVE X0W ON HAND AND ARE
1 1 'continually rcceisiug, nlarguund well .0-
icctcu stock 01
in all its branches'.
Wo invito Merchants and thoTrada generally
to our stock :
TABLE AND POCKET CUTLERY;
AXES AND HATCHETS;! 'a
CHAINES AND ROPES:
COTTON AND WOOL CARDS:
HORSE SHOES AXD NAILS;
RIFLE AND BLASTING POWDER.
" AND PACKING;
FARMER'S AND MECHANICS TOOLS,
in ercrw variety, etc., ete.
Call and exnmine our Stock. We are prepared
to sell as cheap as any house west of tho AUcghe-
A. A. BREAST fc CO.
dec-l lm. .
G. W. FALL & CO.,
i 3i i? o rc r.r iq i?. s ,
( "f i .It SV I . Hill,
"WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL DEALERS
HARDWARE AI) CUTLERY
XO. SI PUBLIC SQUARE.
(K'irkmahAt Ellis' old'stand;) ' 4
Wo would respectfully ifiTRe the 'attention o
SPORTSMEN to our stock of
Which sannnt be equalled here. It comprises all
grade, from the
CEL.13 Bit ATE GUNS
W IX LEY
Jtrcnch Loading or Cartridge
jxb. v LiuoiiLiy. n. w. ii. r.uTt.KR. r. i. ir.wi.
Formerly of Nerins. Keith Jc Co.
McLaughlin, Butler fe' Co,
(Succesors to F. A. Irwin A Co..)
?!', c3 ill ; ;
f Corner Market and Clark tlx,, Nashville, Tenn.
We pay the highest market prices for
' DRIED FRUIT.
A "EEATHERS.v 1 C,
Anil totryTOdoccVi!eTOlIy. A
Mclaughlin, nuf i.En & co.
dec3-l ... . .-
)ARTIK5 WHO DELIVERED TWO CAR
Load of Salt at X. A I' It. It. tlci.i u,n.
two weeks aco. Salt marked K; arul 11. i S will
please furnbb us with dunlir&tc Kilt, t.ntinf
salt cannot bo shipped for.WROtof destlnafionj.
deelJ-lw ''YtBWOXES. Agent
. . . Nashville, Dee. 11 ' UKS:
N AND AFTER TO-DaV OUR DEPOTS
J will be opened at 8J a. v. for the reception of
reights. and promptly closed at! r. V.
decl3-lm Y. JONES. Agent.
F A MTTiY a n n n vm. v
VI -W V V Jk.V A. J
NO. 3 DEADERICK STREET.
1 ! ! ...
(old stand of Adams and Ere.)
ROBERT EYES cS: CO.,
TirWOULD RESPECTFULLY ANNOUNCE
, TO THEIR FRIENDS AND CtlS."
tnmeis that they have opend a first class Family
Grocery Store at the old stand, solongixvupleil by
Adams A Eves, on DcadcricK street. Tne Stock
has been selected with care, and embraces a com
plete assortment of all tho stapla and fancy arti
cles, togeticr witV
OLD WIXES. LIQUORS,
CIGARS. TOBACCO, ETC.,
irOODEN WARE.-20 nests Wash Tubs, 2n
1 1 doicn Wash Boards. 20 doien Painted Buck
ets, 10 doicn Sifters, a largo lot of Brooms, ote.. in
"riUSKY SO barrels pure Old Robertson
I T l.O
mnty Whisky for sale, by the gallon or
pOVE OYSTERS. Sanlincs. Pickles, Mustard.
Brandy Fruits, Catsups, etc.
SCOTCH ALE. 20 doicn Bottles of J. Walker A
Co.'s celebrated bottled Scotch Ale. Also a
large lot of Young A Co.'s EdinburgAIo, in bot
tles. CANDIES. Soda and Butter Crackers, Crack
ncll Biscuit, etc.
SUXDRIES Xailr. Bed Cords, Hope. Wrapping
Paper, Dcmijons, Soaps, Candles, etc.
C10FFEE. SUGAR. TEAS, etc. We desire espo
' cially to call attention to our stock of Cotlce,
Sugar, Teas. Also. White Fish, Pickled Herring.
Flour by the barrel or sack, for family use.
dcc-l-lm. ROBT EVES k CO.
TE It IS ASS RROTIIERS
WHOLESALE GROCERS. COMMISSION AND
OUTH MARKET STREET.
inn boxes Roin Goa
JUU SO casks Soda;
1 01 boxes Indigo (bet;) . .
2T do Madder: .
kegs anil halfjbarrels Golden Syrup H
10 barrels Ulackiner -. ' H .J .I I '
100 boxes Grainand Ground Popper;
"JT do Spice;,
li ilc: liinger;
3X) reams Wrapping Papoi;
a) eases Matches;
100 boxes Star Candles;
5 cases Sunny Side Tobacco;
20 boxes Imperial Tea. For sale low by
deci lm 35 South Market street,
SUGARS. fiOhhds. common, primo and choice
100 bhls. Crushed, Pondered and Granulated.
For sale by TERRASS BROS.
MOLASSES. 100 bbls. common amt choice
Molaskcs. For sale by TERRASS BROS.
VI7L0UU. 200 bbls. extra to choice brands., For
J? sale low by TERRASS BROS.
nilSKY.-flO bbls. F.N. A Co.'s Robertson
ibis extra fine do:
hhls. Tennessee White.
For sale low by
LARD. 25 bbls. Country Lard. For sale by
ClOfFEE. 100 bags prime Coffee. For sale by
O. V. BOWLAND, USDOS 8TOCK.T0.V,
JIIIIV N. SPER11Y. 1ICXUV MPl.KItr.
Lato of Nushville, Tenn. Lato of Nashville, Tenn.
ROWLAXR, SPERRY A CO.
t CatOt'ERS AXD
C O M M ISS fO N-'WWK C II AN TS,
rote tiir sir.K or
COTTON, TOBACCO AND PRODUCE GENER
articular attention given to the.purchoso
.No.-. .WESTSECOND STREET,
dec I lui
TBEANOH & CO.,
And dealers In
Foreign & Domestic Liquors,
XO. M MARKET STREET,
ee NASHVILLE, TENN.
SALE & LIVERY.
IN SER VICE AG A IX
Hi I I
l i y e iry, S A L E,
DEADERICK STREET. " '
ltKTWEEX CHERRY AND SUMMER.
F. PE.VI'ECOST, Proprietor.
in irsurrw -rot
1 u rs 4'it vft i
fPHK jlNDERSHJNED HAS JUST RETURN
1 sl from the ortli. with the brat stock to be
ni in tne country, lit litJIK AM UAU-RIAC.F-S
ALL NEW. and horses superior to any
in this city.
My faeilitics for BOARDIXO HORSES BY
THE DAY, WEEK OR MONTH. are uue-iuallwl
in the city. The service of an experienced Host
ler nave been secured, who -will give Lis exclusive
attention to stock.
.Constantly, on hand, a fine lot or HORSES
AND MULES for sale attheLOWEST MARKET
Having hail a lnnz experience tn the business. I
feel satisfied thatlcangivesatlsfoetinn inallnne
u ec-1 m j. r. i'k.m frit-imr.
Dr. Thos. MonoGs,
Xashville, has taken dfSee en CbuieU Street
N 47, (up stairs.; deei-lm.
DBS. E. C. FOSTER AND J.R.BUIST
rpEXDER THEIR, PIlOFESSIONAL SERVr-
JL UU to tbocituenjol -"issbTiJle amtvielntty.
Orrtcg Xo. 2 WoshlntrtOB Block,
Corner Chursh and High streets,
1 tf, Xashville, TnineMce.
i, - 11 i
THE TRAVELERS DfSTJRAHCE CO.
FOR INSURING AGAINST ACCIDBNT?.
I'mler thetleneral Accident Itlsli,
TEX ihilurs -isxr.it. rtlKMll
Will secure Policy 'granting Jnsaranea for-,
,TW0 THOUSAND D0LLAES,
In the event of death by t '. .
ANY DESCRIPTION OP ACCIDENT.
With. Ten Dollars tcr week Compensation
I70R any Personal Injury causing total Disability
from business, sotnatshoubl the Poliey bcon.-
dausing disability for I'ite Weela, will . ceiinburio
the assured fur the whole eost of his Insurance. :
TWENTY-FIVE VOI.UtCt FnEMIlTM
Will iu like manner secure a P-iKwy fcr
Five Thousand Dollars,
And Twenty-Dve Dollar per nk OmpssatiAn.
FIFTY DOLLARS PKKMIUM,
Will in lika manner seeure a PHy hr
TES" THOUSAND DOLLAHw,
AudFifly Dollars per week Cmpestia.
ITmler llio Traveler Klk,
Thennnnal'paymentef Ten DnJterswIlI feenrea
Policy grunting ln.arane ftr
1'IVK THOUSAND DOLLAltS,
Against Lo of Life, canrd Ry A evident to any
Public Conveyance. amlTifeaty;tive DHan
per neck CoitipeusalMti.
Policies isul at this Agency far One Month tn
Firo Years, P.P. PUCK.
j'uttilt at .Yoiietftf.
Dee -lm-!ns '
Y O II It .
J POLICIES covering risks against fire, and also
by River and Rail Road issued on, most favor
able terms, nt this agency by
V. P. PBCK,
Agent at Nashville.
Omcg temporarily at Forbes A Stephensijer!
ncr of College and Union Streets,
The State Insurance Co.,
N a s li v i 1 1 e
CA r I T A Ij $ x 00 ,0 o o.
I?IRE. MARINE. HULL AND INLAND
. Transportation Risks taken nteiuitnblerute.
OFFICE, SECOND .YUIOXAL BAAK Bl'ItDIAC,
OSS ES FAIRLY ADJUSTED AXD PROMPTLY PAID
JOHN LUMSDHN, President.
W. J. THOMAS, Vico President.
JAM KS ST I I K LE. Seeretnry.
JOSEPH NASH, tiencral Agent, deol-lm.
CO.M3IERCIAI. INSCRAXCE COMPANY,
Capital All Pnltl In.
rjMIIS COMPANY. ESTAI1LISIIHI) IN lSSt
L insures Ruildingi, YcmcIs In Port. JlercLan
illsc. Household Furniture, ami other property ou
the most liberti terms.
FIRE, MARINE. AND INLAND RISKS TAK
EN AT LOWEST RATES.
Ios- I.llxTnllyAiIJiiitesliiiKl Proirptly
In I it ly till Comiiuiiy.
Prcmliimsi jail In Gold will lie entitled to
return!! in Gold in case of Ions.
Parties or Firms giving us their Marine nWnfss'
will bo entitled to preference in lire Politic.
Amp S"ritv. fair Jlntrt, 1'n.mpt J'utmmtt.
ALEXANDER PALL. JAMBS WOODS,
JNO. KIRICMAX. W. W. HHRIU".
W.M. T. HEHRY. (T. K. 1 1 1 LI M AX.
M.11URNS. JXO.JI. KWiN,
W. II. EVANS. SAM, PRICH IT,r.
ALHX. FALU Pres'U 1UC. MeXAIRY. See'y.
I IS S U. K A N 0 H.
Marin e and P i r e
ler the new charter. Is now epen tbr bsslness'
AT NO. II XORTH OOLLHOE STREET.
Nextddortirntrdf Unlwiilstreet: 2; '
JOSEl'II Vf. A I.I.EX,
A.-tt'. JI1ETI.ER. fieerelnry.
John M. Hill. WaUon M. Cooke.
C A. It. Thompson. D. Weaver,
Daniel Y. Carter, John It. Johnson,
Skmnel Vanlerr. . M. Fgg.
R. 1). Cheatham, A. O. Adams,
Jospn W. Allen.
J. C. WHAIITON A CO.,
D R UGSt MED iVf KE S, ETC,
NO. M UNION STREET.
dec4-lra NA31IVILLBT. JSNN.
,UuU of threeyears growth, of the firstqual
Ity for sale. In any quantity, at myOs unwry. a
OalUtin,Tenncucc. anUiabtlow prieea AdUf,
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