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- lliNION AND AMERICAN.
85tTtnnAY, BECoinnn 23, iscs.
ARRIVAL AX DEPARTURE OF THE
JsmirtMIe and A'athtilte Ilailroad.
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J a una A. Paul, T'q.. left this city, last night.
Lv on a tuuinoM tour to Louisville and Cincinnati for
the I'niox iNl Amkkican'. He iii fully authorised
1 1 traiHHiel any business fur tn that mny aric, in
.:!ier of tliie fit ir. or in t lie. Statin of Kentucky
r nil i.
Mr. John W. Faxon is our local agent at Clarkg
vdl , to rwtivo ami receipt for subscriptions to
tlic I' Kins ash Ambbican.
Re-oiiieu'h Court. Nineteen cases of disor
dr It conduct and drunkenness wero tried yoster
day. W. C. Wright and Emma Roane, forlctvd-iics-s.
were fined $5, each. Moses Frank, for vn
irraney, fineil $3.
While trying sorno enes yederday, ono of the
parties fell into a lit. His physician told liim,
licftirc become into Court, that ho wan about to bo
attacked with small jiox, but ho nevertheless
tiled e hi appearance.
We understand that efforts are being mado in
this city to secure n lecture from tho Itcv. Henry
Ward Ileeeher. There are many, probably, who
hare Sever heard tho "distinguished Abolition
ist," and his reputation as an orator would
doubtless draw a full house.
V m.io Sale or IIrtan'h Anninof to Emie
riKi.ii. Oa yederday. Dee. SSI, lm, Messrs. J. L.
A- It. W. Drown sold eiitoen loU in the abovo Ad
dition, fur iSl C2J, the nvcraso prico bcinit
$10 1314. UwinK to the want of transportation
ncros the river many persons wcro probably pro
vented from attending.
Cur DiUKCTonr. We aro indebted to K. Douir
las Kini? for a copy of his Xnshville Directory for
ISO".. This work, beside bcinit well printed, con
tains much valuablo Information In regard to the
different military and civil officers of tho city. In
nddilinn to a eompleto "Tax-payers' fluidc," the
names of nil tho post-ofliecs in the United States
and Territories nrti given, making it over) thine
that could be desired as a book of reference.
The man was mistaken who thought there was
nothing new under tho sun. Our friend
ll:i'iivil.l.f corner of Church and Cherry streets,
has placed upon our table n wonderful chemical
toy Artcinus Ward has nothinsln his show liko
It, It could not be found among tho Mormons
which ho callslho " eggs of Pharaoh's Serpents."
Wo can't describe it. It must be seen, and may
not then bo understood. It will nmuso the oldest
rhild in the city.
lUii.r.tun Mketino. Ily a call of many prom
inent cititOBi of Nashville, n public meeting will
bo held this ily, nt 12 o'clook, M., in the Court
IIU"e, to vonsider the project of building a rail
road, by the imut diroct route, from Nashvillo to
Knixvilla. Hjieselioa will bo made by tho Hoard
i.f Iiircclors eleetnl. It i important, therefore
that the city and county be fully rcprventcil.
Is accordance with tho proclamation of Secre
tary Seward, lately published, slavery is doclnrcd
to bo forover dead In the United States. We sup
thnt the lTeiMlmen's lliireau will soon eommeneo
a new system of operations in Kentucky, by which
her recorders and justices of the pence will bo
taught to respect the majesty of law.
S.ixr timo Mneo we published an acrount of tho
mtmlcrof a Jcnish peddler, on tho Ilucna Vista
pike.in the vicinity of Smoky How. A few days ago
.Mr. '. W. King, (Livcrnmcnt detective, worked up
the ease, and sufficient evidence has been obtained
toimplicnto tho following named members of tho
Ifilli Uegulnrs: John .Mack, sergeant, Peter Punry
Tub IIivkr. Tho depth of water on the shoals
yesterday was ten feet, nnd rising.
A ilispntrh recfived from Clnrksvillo stated that
the llrrmuda would arrive nt Xashville last even
ng or thl morning, nnd also leave hero to-dny.
The I'.mma Vlnl will loavo to-dny at 4 o'clock ;
the Imitrrial will also depart for Cairo.
Tho Tyrone left Loulsvillo yesterday morning.
t 10 o'clock, for this port.
fTttTKMl'a Wauii, tho wonderful traveller, lec
turer, philosopher and showman, has given his
friends in this city two of his receptions. Ho
rives another to-night on tho Fame terms. If it
was our privilege, liko other folks, to mako a
holiday of tho coming weak, we would invite him
tn ravel around with u. He i Iniiuitablo as a
fhownian. Wo have a weakness for circuses, but
ho more than two circuses, Thcro isai;re.it
deal of human nnture in him real nature and
he has a way of irw? it peculiarly his own, nt a
ens' of onlyfevoiity-fivocentsatlliodoor. lie gives
u i a ;eo ticket and expects us to fay this much for
li in. but ho deserves it rcgnrdless of the ticket
Jciting aidc, wo take p)eauro in commending,
his entertainments as polite, amusing and in
structive. l!i:rir.n SgimtK Mkiohau. Audrgsv ltamer.
Hill Long nnd Jack (iranger, ti" I'lying
Jack, were tried yostonliiy on ji charge of
burglary. They wero all coloreil, and had been
fur several weeks engaged at various times in
breaking into privnte dwellings nnd store-houses,
frm which they took n large amount of clothing,
bo.its nnd shoes nnd other articles. They were
arrested during the former part of tho weeL. nnd
lin.e been up before. Their cao was continued
till Wednesday nt 1 o'clock.
Thocasa of Hob. Ohertnn (col.), charged with
robbery nnd rape, was continued till Wednesday
next, at 11 o'clock.
A Cixeissri contemporary complains that tho
agent of tho-Assceiated Pressat LouUillc is rather
behind the' age. A statement was sent of tho
Ownsboro fire in Kentucky, some twenty-four
hours after the detniis hnd been received in Cin
cinnati nnd itiWi'frf.
We often get dispatches very much in tho samo
way. In our paper of yesterday morning, we
published lengthy letter from Mexico, sent in the
mails: nnd yet, the night previous, wo received
tclrgraphic disimtehes mado up in part of items
from these same letters. It would bo gratifying
to us if many of these important particulars were
TiiR following nro the marriage licenses issued
by P. L. Niched. CsHinty Court Clerk, for the week
ending Dee. 22d, 1:
James M. Vester to Martha Moses.
Wm. P.OIoyd to Martha U Iwny.
Kdward II. Miller to Catharine A. Hunt.
Washington Thomas to Pricilla Whisett.
James II. dray to Hdnn Ami Chonning.
A. I., linker to Klliabeth Hagnns.
Onnan A. Puke te Julietta Campbell.
Kchx 0. Wright to Nanay J. Whitwarth.
tJeorgoW. Tall to Sallio P. Jetton.
Henry Wntternon to Itebecca Kning. '
tlatts P. Tliurston to Ida Hamilton.
James Collins toSarah Jnne Cavemlfir.
Win. O. Milton to Nannie N. Compton.
Henry Hoobcry to Adaline Ncely.
tleorge I), lluthes to Mary McKinnic.
Josiali Mallery to Indiana Slene.
Win. W. l'vans to Alexena V. Williams.
James 1 Wright to 11. Jane Wright.
Uin Q fiatlin to Martha A. (lower.
Tdwanl S. lllhar1s to M4!ie 1 Lumden.
John M. (livens to Mary Ann Coffee.
Win. 1. Duckworth to Ann Kliia llirlhrtcliU
Will. H. Mcllath to Una Davis.
David W. Hkxfkwcll to Martha J. Polssm.
Henry C l'cUi to Mary 11 linker.
Win. MeOll to Ellen Kmonds.
Alex, t'umiinaliaw to Maggio Cortright. .
Henry Hathcrly to Harriet Morup.
Thomas Christman to Marj" Dickson.
John Howe to Minna Cox.
Peter J. Lawreiicc to Jane Kster.
(leorge Hunter to Susan Sideer.
John Kwin to Jano Davis.
Saml.Trous.Iale to Mary Chadwcll.
Lebanon Trousdale to Mary Homer.
Willis McClelland to Harriet Wil'ou.
Knoch Dougherty lo ) lolellliiyd.
Itoll Chambers to Het'tie Oldham.
Hobin Lidaud to Martha King.
Peter Iloach to .America Head.
Aaron Black to Susanna K colic.
Tub Holidays. The lime U near at haciiwljcai
that mythical Dcrsonagc. Santa Claus the tute
lary patron of our Holland ancestors is expected
to make his accustomed yearly visit. The won
dcrful records wc have of his proceedings are all
of coursctobobclicved; andoncofthcjeoarratcs,
thathebas an eye both to the merits nnd theshort
comings, of nil, to that his gifts aro distributed
with a discriminating hand.
As the provider for a numerous family, laden
with weighty cares, one would naturally wipposc
that his courage would often fail him : but he nev
ertheless makes his arrangements with consum
mate tkill, and seldom overlooks those who arj
deserving of his smiles. His thoughtful caro
extends to every member of tho family. Tho
young wife, oppressed with new cares and respon
sibilities, receives romeltubstantial token of his
favor, which lightens her labor and fills her heart
wilhacratcful remembrance of his kindness. Tho
children aro especially . noticed by tho tutelary
saint, nnd his praUcs aro chanted in youthful
chorus by theso happy recipients of benefits from
his fatherly hand.
It is well, that, in our land, be makes his visits
so promptly on the return of each Christmas eve ;
for his appearance causes new joy to spring up in
tho youthful heart, and even smoothes the wrinkles
worn by care on tb brow of nge, J lie mor
al effect of this timc-lionorcd institution is not to
bo overlooked, for the mind, ns well as the body,
needs occasional relaxation, that it may gain now
life and vigor. The holidays furnish a fitting op
portunity for this unbending of tho energies ; and
in the joyous fostivitios of tho occasion, tho youth
acquire new vigor, and the old almost seem to be
coino young again.
Wo notice that our citizens aro not unmindful of
theso considerations, in their endeavors to sccuro
tho favor of Saint Nick. Tho different confec
tionary cstablihmcntn, toy stores and other plsv
ccs in our city where suitable holiday gifts aro to
be found, havo been largely patronized of late,
Kager female faces aro thronging our streets, ir
search of sotno token of regard to bo given to the
father, mother, sister, brother, or friend : and tho
infection has extended even to our Fcdato and
learned civil bodies. The Legislature has already
adjourned, several of tho courts will soon suspend
operation", nnd tho pnxpectsare that wo shall all,
more or loss, bo imbued with tho spirit of tho
timo. If any are exempted from these enjoy
inent", it will doubtless be those who fu'nish every
morning reading matter for the people; and yet,
even this class will probably find timo to rest
nwlulo from their laborious toils.
It sometimes happens that wo winh to look for a
thing, and do not know whero it can be found.
This is often the case with those who are engaged
in selecting appropriate Christmas gifts. In our
paper to-morrow morning, thcro will, howover,
be found a classified lint of the principal places at
which these articles may be procured, and by ref
erence to that column, our readers will doubtless
obtain nil the information they desire. Wc hope
their efforts may bo successful, and that they and
theirs may havo a happy Christmas and Now
SuriiKJir CoriiT. Tho Court met yesterday pur
suant to adjournment, and called the law docket
of tho Ninth Circuit, Theso casei, wcro not con
tested; and after their conidcration, the Court ad
journed till the first Monday in January.
Tbo following wcro sworn in as practicing at
torneys! II. C. Foster, Son., Ross WcIIcary, Mi
Criviinai. Court. Several unimportant casos
were heard yesterday, after which tho Court ad
journed to the nevt April term.
Mure Aliont 'ixl nnI Itnil linger
VI liy J.iifror 11111 una uist Ntimmcr
Tin- Other Side of the- "Patent
Ijikt'' liirilloii I'rosiiiectH of Uood
Recr Xcxt Summer.
From tho N. Y. World.
Notwithstanding the colli, clear atmos
phere of winter has for a season decreased
the demand for lager drinkers to ascertain
the cause of the inferiority of that hcverago
last summer, and to Judge of the jirwpccts of
the future. The lxior lager was 111 many in-
ptances palmed ofl'ttpon a complaining public
is acknowledged. Hits id certainly a fact
calculated to cause the deepest anxiety
among many classes of our citizens; for
lager, hy its devotees, is deemed the very
nectar of the hencliccnt gods, making men
licaltliv, wealthy, and wise :" and whoever
would tamper with it, to destroy its flavor
nnd qualitva ml to introduce pernicious in
gredients into its composition, must merit
ami receive tlicir ilirest imprecations, it
makes men hcalthv. thev sav. for it is 1111-
j - - . - --j j
deniably productive of a clear conscience,
an iinoh'-trtictcd digestion, and a plum) and
weighty corjKiration ; it assists to wealth, for
it is the cheapest drink that is sold; it
makes men wise, for it docs not "steal away
thehrains," hut rather produces quiet, cheer
fulness, and calm reflection.
why i..(ii:rt was mo iast summer,.
Probably the true explanation of the de
terioration of lager is the fact that sonic
brewers have not tneil good or enough malt
in brewing tlicir liecr. Tho brewers were
obliged to pay very high prices for malt,
which had advanced very materially last
summer over the old prices, and which was
of an inferior quality, and in the desire for
a rapid accumulation of wealth they raised
their charges for beer and endeavored by
using more than the proper amount of water
to make their malt iro further than it would
stand. The result was that their beer was
inferior in quality, for good lager cannot be
made by any process without a sufficient
quantity of malt.
Tin: oTin:it Finn of the "rATiixT lager"
This explanation is plausible enough; but
some have been disposed lo attribute bad
lager to the use of a new patent recently
introduced and employed by a Humlier of
our best brewers, by which lager ia brewed
inure cheaply and more expiditiously than
by the old method. In some few saloons
placards have been posted with the words,
"No patent Iagor sold hero," and paragraphs
have gone the rounds of the newspapers
charging that it is unhealthy, unpalatable,
and productive of various diseases. Those
brewers who aro using the patent complain
of these charges, and ask that "facts be sub
mitted to a candid world." They say that
it is very easily and very conclusively shown
that tliOf-c parties who had bad lager wero
not the parties who had "patentbecr." While
the beer was very generally bad only a few
brewers in this city had the .patent, and
therefore even those people who condemn
the patent must concedothat the greater part
of the bad beer sold must have been due to
some other cause, ami must have been
brewed by thos-c who had not tho patent
Hut those who had bad beer found it very
convenient to saddle the patient with it. It
is. admitted, however, that some who had the
patent had bad beer, for the reason that they
iiad not used enough malt. It is generally
the case that about as bad lecr as can be
found is got at the places which displav the
placard. " No Patent lleer." The holders
of the patent challenge Wr drinkers tola
test of their product, and they say thev 4frc
willing to allow anyjiibulous anil ponderous.
Dutchman of the most experienced and cul
tivated taste, to compare their beer with that
produced hv other brewers, without 1eing
told which is the one or the other, and they 1
feel confident that their beer will be found
sujwior by any lieer ofl'crcd to the public A
connoisseur in lager was asked by us to state
the beer that ho considered bad, and none
of tboc dealers whom he mentioned as hav
ing poor lager had the patent process. They
claim that their method is efficient anil
harmless. They claim that it makes at least
as good lager as is offered to the public, and
that it makes it much cheaper; that it docs
not change or introduce any new ingredients,
but is simply a more purfect method of con
verting the malt into saccharine, nnd ex
tracting the hop. There is always an outcry
against any new invention, and even the
sewing machine and the mowing machine
did not escape severe aspersion ami ridicule;
but those who use this patent invariably
praise it, and say that it produces at least a's
good lieer as is produced by the usual pro
cess. Tho holders of the patent say that the
outcry against "lager" is started "by those
brcwurs who desire to purchase the privi
lege of the patent cheaper than it is now of
fered for tne inventor, knowing its value,
holds its privilege at a high price.
If out of this discussion the public ret
good lager, patent or otherwise, it will pnitH
-H- 1.. t'r . 1 t. '
amy -h- cavwivciv groiiiii-u. 11 js proo-
able that, during the coming season-brewers
will exhibit less cupidity in the use of malt,
tiood lager nmt lie had though the heavens
fall. It lias become a favorite drink even
among the Americans and Irish, and it is
claimed for it that it is the enemy of rum,
whisky and brandy ; that it saves us from
street quarrels from riot, from crime, from
boatlv and violent drunkenness, nnd that if
it thnll become our national drink, the genial
disposition, the unrullled temper, and the
serene demeanor of the Dutchman will be
come our national character. Its cheapness
lias leon one important cauo of its rapid in
troduction as a favorite drink, and anything
that lessens its cost 'without deteriorating its
qw'y JS of course, to be commenced. Let
this subject be carefully considered ; let the
best lager win, and still mav the, medita
tive Dutchman indulge over Kin mug in liii
beatific soliloquy :
"Strongdu pecstptin lager.
Nix can stronger pe 5
I likes du pcttcr ash goot.
rettcr ash coot ran pc,
1 ,fn Itrinkimeia lager,
Illin feel strong ciueh wore:
Kctter sb before." ,
Gut at Exciteubst. At T. M. Hobbs & Co., CI
North Collcgo street. 3 doors below the Square,
Christmas, New Years' presents, albums, witches,
clockii, picture, plated ware, jewelry, etc., to bo
bought at one-half Of which it can bo bought a,
any other retail place in the city. All goods war
ranted as specified on 'tho certificate; if not so,
article rctunred nnd money refunded.
Lady clerks in attendance dec23-d7twlt
Fon x Ciieistuas Pbesext. Now is your lime
to purchase a Piano that cost eight hundred dol
lars, nt a small price, at Shields' auction rooms, on
Saturday, the 23d of December. A gentleman,
North, shipped this piano with other goods, in
tending to reside here, but his expectations not
being realiitd. ho has concluded to sell and re
turn North. Tho finish of this piano cannot bo
surpassed, having carved legs, pearl keys and
French grand action.
To bo i!old at 10 o'clock. dec 23-lt
Call at Benson's Music Store, 31 Union street, if
you want a cheap Album, Writing Desk, Port
Folio, or anything in tho shapo of a Christmas
present, as wo aro selling at cost to closo out.
dee 23-d If.
Dwelling for Sale. A brick house, two stories
with six rooms; kitchen with two rooms; and two
rooms in the basement, situated on Lino street,
between Cherry and College, and adjoining tho
residenco of Mr. Silly. Tho houso is newly pa
pcrcd and painted, and in most excellent condi
tion. flas and water attached. For particulars
apply to J. L. i H. W. Heow.v,
doc 23-lw ' 33J4 Union street.
Fob Salk The furniture of a private; nlooping
room, with privilege of room for ono year, at low
rent. The furnituro is new, and worth $'290. Lo
cation, three doors from tho Post Office. Apply to
Jesse Halo No. 7 Cborry St., opposite tho Post Of
For Curistuas Presexts eo to McCluro's
Music Store, and set ono of thoso beauti
ful Musical Uoxcs, Musical Toys, or a handsome
Martin Guitar, and if some of tho abovo will not
suit you, take a fine Piano or Parlor Organ, after
whieh, stock it well, out of the immense stock of
New Music, to bo found thero. Pricos low during
tho holidays. dec 20 lw
Boots I BooTS.Gcnts Calf Boots mado to or
der at short notico, wnrrantcd to fit or no sale, at
FULLKR & STOCKARDS.
doc 19 lw No. 43 Union street.
The Iter. Edward A. Wilson's Prepared Pro
scription for tho euro of Consumption, Asthma,
Bronchitis, Coughs, Cold", and all Throat and
Lung Affections, has now been in uso over ten
years with the most marked success.
Tho Remedy, prepared under Mr. Wilson's per
sonal supervision, also a pamphlet containing tho
original Prescription, with full and explicit direc
tions for preparation and use, together with 1
short history of his caso, mratibo obtained of
U.-W. IIEXDEKSnOTT & CO.,
Corner Cedar street
Solo Agents for Tennessee.
Or 11KV. EDWARD A. WILSON,
103 South Second Street.
itr Price of Remedy, $3,00 per package. Pam
phlets furnished free of charge.
Lo.vr. Jack 1 1 1 A large lot of this SUPERIOR
SMOKING TOBACCO. For sale at
A fish lot ef PURE SPICES, suited for Chris-
ma J times. For sal at
SPENCER-WIIITE.-On Thursday, tho 21st
insC, Mr J. W. Spencer and Miu Maooie S. C.
White, both of this county.
For Circuit Court ClerU.
lUvixnbecnsolictcdby a largo nnmbor of old
friends. Will. 1- Foiter has consented to an
nounce his namo a candidate for Circuit Court
Clerk of Davidson county, at tha ensuing March
Wo aro authorized to announeo tho name of
llavlil Ixtvo as a candidate for ro-clcction lo
the office of Circuit Court Clerk of Davidson
county, at the ensuing March election.
For County Court Clerk.
UmlNlcy Xlcliol is a candidato for re
election (second term.) to tho offico of Clerk of
tho County Court of Davidson County, nt tho
ensuing March election. doclTdtd
Wo arc authorized to announeo tho namjo o
Wm. S. Clientlinui as a candidato for tho offico
of County Court Clerk of Davidson county, at tho
ensuing March Election.
Wc are authorized to announeo W. fl. En In
ns a candidate for County Court Clerk of Davidson
county, at the ensuing March election. dec4-to.
We 3ro authorized to announeo Tliomnsi C
Crunk as a candidato for County Court Clerk at
the ensuing election.
We aro authorized to anneunco Wrllejr W.
I'lilllpn ns a candidato for County Court Clerk,
nt tho ensuing election. dect-te
Wr arc authorized to announeo W. C llnll as
a candidato for County Court Clerk, at tho ensu
ing election. decl-to
For Crltiilnnl Court Clerk.
Wo aro authorized to announeo t'linrlcs 1Z.
DlKiroiis us a candidato for Criminal Court Clerk
of Davidson tounty at tho ensuing March elec
For County Trusjtce.
Wc aro authorized to announeo Million !nr
relt as a candidate for County Trustee nt tho en
suing March election. docf-to.
Wc aro authorized to announce Tliomim
Nliitfr, of the Fourteenth Civil District, as a
Candidate for Counly Trustoo of Daridion County
at the ensuing March election.
Wo nro authorized to announce T. W. Itnllevr
as a candidate for County Trustee of Davidson
county at the ensuing March election.
Wc aro authorized to announce Captain J0I111
WiNou, as n candidato for ro-clcction to tho of
fice of County Trustco at tho ensuing March cleo
tion. Tor Mieritr.
Wk aro authorized to announeo A. tJ. Ilnzrcy,
as a candidato for Sheriff of Davidson tounty at
the ensuing March election.
We are authorized to announeo Itobrrt F.
Cull lew. a candidato for Sheriff of Davidson
county at the next March election. dccl-tc.
Wo aro authorized to announce Kosciusko
Ilrnnrli as a candidato for Sheriff of Davidson
county at the ensuing March election, dect-tc.
We are authorized to announce W. V. Slinw,
as a candidate for Sheriff of Davidson bounty, at
the ensuing March election. dect-tc.
Wk are authorized to announce Wm. Wilson
as a candidate for Sheriff, at the ensuing election1
JAMS It. GREENE & CO.,
(5ure?iors to Smyth Jt Greene,)
GENERAL COMMISSION A- FORWARDING
XS WIlOLlSALS DIALRR3 11
Groceries, and Provisions,
LIQUORS TOBACCO'AND CIGARS,
ALSO, AC1XTS ros. THE f ALE Dr
Kceltflet, Dourbon, run! Itobcrtnon
NO. IS ISOUTII MARKET STREET.
T. J. IJITTEUIICH,
So. 10'i Icndertck Street,
(Over Barlhorn't Saloon!)
T P NOW PREPARED TO RECEIVE WORK AT
J. his old stand on Dcaderiek street, (over Bark
horn's SaloonJ He docs all kinds of Gun smd
Pistol repairing, and warrant bis work.
Only rccular Uuat'Jker in tie city, deot-lm.
Ornce or tos Uxiox asd -Americas;
SatCbdat, Dec. 23.
Moxetabt. Gold opened in New York yes
terd&y at 146 and at noon was 140. Hero it was
bought in small lots, at 144 and sold at 143$.
There is nochango in tho rates of nncurrcnt
money Bank of Tennessee is bought at 33 cents
though wo heard of no largo amounts being sold
at this rate. Brokers wcro offering freely to sell
Union Bank is in demand at CO cU. while Plan
ters is dull ntMSwC.
Southern money is unimproved. Considerable
lots arc offered for sale, but they arc only bought
at reduced rates.
Exchange is taken at par and sold at i prcmi
um. currency is becoming very scarce ana we
suppose Exchange will soon be at a discount,
Money matters in New York arc thus reported
by the Tribune of Tuesday;
Money is easier among stock honscs, and con
siderable business was uono aio per. cent, upon
miscellaneous collaterals, but the chief business
is still at "per cent. Commercial paper is not fa
vorably affected by the increased difficulty in
making 7 per cent, on call, and sells at T9 for
best, and 1015fora wide selection of names.
The bank statement shows a gain of $4,133,000 in
deposits, which represents the timid feeling among
lenders, who prefer a loss of interest to tho risks
attending speculative stocks or merchandise at its
current prjec. Upon tho ro-cssserabling of Con
gress, after the holidays, prompt action is looked
for in regard to financial affairs. Present appear
ances indicate amoncy market so abundantly sup
plied as to make the sale of gold bonds enough to
pay off every' dollar of temporary loan the Treas
ury owes vry easy, and leave the Department
with a working capital from the internal rcvcivuo
nnd customs. As soon as the temporary loans aro
funded tho way will be open for n steady contrac
tion of currency nnd a return to specie pavments.
The following shows tbo condition of tho New
xork City banks;
Dee. 9 Dee. lfi.
Loan $227.R39.3 $2?T.S14,3.V) Dec. $24.PS3
Specie 15.C22.7S0 lfi.9Sl.435 Inc. 1,35S.VB
Circulation, 10.570,(!13 10.724,725 Inc. 154,112
Deposits 17G,4S0,'K2 18'V13.753 Inc. 4.433.W1
Legal Tend. 43,271.757 43,SS7.5.f Iue. 015,799
The Cincinnati Chamber of Commcrco adopted
resolutions to-day indorsing tho policy of Sccre
T1WXES3EE Bank of Fulton. .30
Bank of Tennessee, old .. ufeStatcof(i'a20
isiuc..- 40 citj. Bank of Augusta-20
Planters Bank .5, Farmers. and Mcchan-
Union Bank . ..-60 jcs. jjanjf 13
Bank of Chattanooga.25 Mechanics'Bank 12
vummui.i;.,1w M prnhnnli' niyrl IMnn-
Knoxvillc. 40 '
Memphis .....80 pi.-,,. j(n"v"
Middle Tcnn..90 Sfc
42 Bank of Cape Fear .35
JIuck s Hank.. .....par
City Bank .. ....60
Commercial Bank -85
Merchants' " .-. 50
Northern " par
Ococe " 42
Bank of Shelbyvillo.SO
Southern Bank....... .-.25
Traders' Bank 25
Life and General lnfur-
ZU commercial JJank lo
SOCTH CAROLIKA. ul -;
, . Carolina
Bank of Camden 25 Men-hunts' Hank '
i,. , 1 , 1. r tlt
Charleston.....l8 Dank of Roxboro'- 25
lbcstcr. is Miners and Han .en
" Gcorgctown.17 Darfk... 15
Hamburg 10 m.,.
" tho State of S. Bank of Berkley 75
Carolina- IS Commercc......30
Commercial Bank 15 JlowardsvilIe.lO
Krh!ini.nltank 15 tho Old Do
Fannera'andExchange m',n'0P -....33
Bank. ...12 Bank of Richmond-15
Merchants' Bank IS " Rockbridgc.30
Peonies' Bank 40 .. Bockinghani.30
Planters Bank of Fair- Sscottsvillc-lO
fipl.I 1S tho Valley of
Planters' and Mcchan- 'rmnia.... At
ics' Bank 25 Bank of Virginia -3d
State Bank 12 JJ.hool'ng 25
Southwestern R. R. 30 , , , inchcstcr....l5
Union Bank- C5 entrl Hank of a...20
Danvillo Lank 15
LOUISIANA. Exchange Bank of Va.20
Bank of America par ExchangcBankatWcs-
" Louisiana.....-'M ton 20
.New Orlcans..50 Exchange Bank at AI-
Canal Bank.-. ........90 cxandria. -40
Citizens Bank HI Fairmount Bank. CO
Crescent City iiauk..4U i armors Bank of ! in-
Louisiana State Bank-40 castle 30
Mechnnies'and Traders' Fanncre'Bank of Va.-25
Hank .j b Manufacturers .and
Merchants' Bink 40 Farmers' .80
Southern B nk..
par Merchants' Bank .30
New Orleans Scrip
...50 Merchants and Mc-
...80 chanics' 75
-n Southwestern Bank...,20
Bank of Mobile.
iS Traders' Bank 20
" fsilvnt Tlnllnra ...
Silver Dimes and Half
d Railroad Bank 65 Tcnncssoo Bonds.....8
a Ilailroad and )aT"'s5n
kin? Couipany.-85 L- and II- K. Script. c
Hank ol Jlidulo u ui ti. !.. v,.i. ...
Marino Bank -65 ,n-.hi with rnnnnm
CottoS. The market continues firm at 33J440,
tho latter figuro being readily obtained for a good
article. Both receipts and sales are increasing.
Wo have no changes to noto in the Grocery or
Provision market sinco yesterday. Sales brisk.
Liotjoes per Gallon. Whisky. Bourbon. &35
RoberUou county, $2,75ffi4,00; Common, $2,50f
2.75; Brandy, French, $412; Ginger, 3,754,50 ;
Catawba, $4,406,00; Apple, $4,505,00; Wmo,
Malaga, !f30(4,M); felicrry.
Tcs ifr PoiTvn. Imncrial. 1.75(2.25.
Yonng Hyson, $l,652,00;Gunpowdcr. $1.50vfl,75
Tobacco. Per pound, bocO'iiu.ou.
uioars. fcr to.: -zotsiM.
matocs, 210, &i.uu($3,.i; 3iD, ijii.Mwo.uu; ear
dines, quar. box, 32c; Brandy Peaches,
$7,50tfa8,00: Brandy Cherries, $7,508,00; Pino Ap
Layers, G,5oi7 Almonds, 40c; f'ilbcrts, 250 c;
Brazil Nuts. 2520e; Tomato Catsup, per doz.,
(WBo .K. TPennrr Knlien. i2.00f42.2:): Pickles'
qts:, i4,00a4,.riO; pt $.J.5(Xa3,75: Candy, assort
ed., 9 lb, 3134c; lticc. V tb. 1214c; Soda in
Si-ices. Pepper, "P lb 40; Allspico, do. 3o; Gin
ger, do. 35.
. SuNDniES Tubs, Nol,$15, No. 2, $14, No. 3.
il3;50; do. in Nests, (8) $.V&5,50; Buckets, P doz,
$44,25: Washboards, "1; Blacking, small, 50c ;
larrc. 1: Wrapping paper. S, $1.101.20 M,
1.5dl,(i0, L, 2J092,25-,Starch, V lb. J012H; Can-
aicp, ciar, --iwjj, oumincriuuuiti, $iw?ijp jjyji
Soap, 't' lb. KV15; Fancy. Box, $2,25.500; Indi
go, lb. $1.501.75; Madder, 1S20; Copperas,
i5; Nails. SK4 10 for 10d.o5 cts per keg additional
for each diminilung size.
Matkerei,. In barrels. 17,0021 ; half bar
rels, $10i-11.50; kits. $3.00$3X0. ,
Scpnu. ICentiieW Illllecrrnss. 305: Clover
?.12$15, Timothy, $0$0.50; Orchard. $30;
biGAR tee I'ocxn. JVew Orleans, 1 1(9.1 ; l'ono
Rico, 1GU20; Cuba. 1019; Crushed, 2222X;
owuercd, iiii$zi; uranuiaieu, k voi
ce, A.22(ol22!; Coffee. B. 21J4322; Cotfec. C,
l421 ; Yellow. 17020.
Moi.is.qE.q per Gii-i-ox. Suirar House. 120O140:
New Orleans. 1.10(31,35 Porto Rico. S01 00.
hYRur rr.R hallos. uaiumore, 5.i,wiui,- ;
Finance and Trade.
The National Banks. Many enquiries hav
ing been made as to tho consequences of a failure
of any ono man of the Nntional Banks, author
ized by tho Government, and tlicir being some
uneasiness felt at tho report of tho failuro of four
of them in the North, wo copy tho following from
tho "commercial" of the New Orleans iVesrint,
which explains tho wholo question :
The failure of four National Banks at tho North
to redeem their circulation in U. S. treasury notes
has created a petty panio among sotno holders of
this currency. Yesterday, wo aro informed, at
least, of tho city markets, it was refused by tho
butchers. Under theso circumstances, and in or
der to prevent ill-informed holders from selling
nt a discount, tho First National Bank promptly
gavo notice, through the press, that it was ready
to redeem all National Dank issues at its coun
ter, at par, in U. S. treasury notes. In tho mean
time, some raonoy dealers were exchanging city
treasury notes for them at par, and all tho banks
and dealers were receiving them on deposit, and
in some cases, exchanging Legal tender notes for
them, to accommodato timid holders.
It is evident that tho public do not appreciate
tho fulness in tho provisions of tho National
Banking Law to save the holders of the bank cir
culation from loss. In tho first instance, the bank
is compelled to deposit with tho comptroller of
the currency United States Bonds to tho amount
of at least one third of its capital. The comptroller
then issues to the banks, in circulating notes,
ninety per cent of the market valuo of the se
curities deposited but in no case moro than par
reserving the ten per cent as a margin for the
protection, not of tho holders of the notes, but of
the Government, which, tn any rcent, is bound to
pay tho full face of the notes in lawful money of
the United States; that is, if the securities depos
ited were suddenly to become valueless, tho Gov
ernment would bo tho loser, not tho noto holder.
The proceedings in tho caie of a bank failure
are prompt and simple. The holder of the bank's
bills presents them at the counter for redemption
in lawful money. It is refused. The holdcrthen
protests them formally, and the notary sends the
protest to the Controller of tho Currency. The
Controller makes, further investigation into tho
fact, and on being sa sfltd tho failure, is
bound, within thirty days thereafter, to declare
the deposited securities forfeited to the Govern
ment, Thereupon tho Secretary of 'the Trcunry
1 required to direct tho holders of the notes of
the broken bank to present them at the United
States Treasury at .Washington, for payment.
when they will bo paid in lawfal money of the
United States. There aro other provisions in the
law to guard tho Government against essential
loss, hut, standing in tho position of endorser of
thenolei, the Government is bound to pay them
in lawful money, whatever maybe therosultto
The Trade or New Yost with the Socm.
Since the closo of the war, tho trade of New York
with ths varioui ports of the South has booomo
2ATHEB. U3K COIC, CIS; liemiCK, jo;
ntry, 40; Calfskins, per doz., r3iifii75: Kip
. per doz., Si-("'5.ii; ianners uii. j. per gai.
Crn-TEE per Pound. Rio. Zmi; Java,
jory-.farae, afiiiUa.Bow.satar.- Brobably, tkaa
ever before. Tho streets on the line of the North
ana auui rivers, icaumg in.inc piers oithe vessels
that aro loading with goods for the South axe fre
quently crowded on Doth sides by drays fora
quarter or half a mile- and sometimes the number
having goods for ono vessel is so great that it is
impossible for them all to unload during tho day,
and the work is therefore continued in the night.
The number of vessels sailing from New York to
the ports South of Baltimore, Washington. Alcx
andria.Ac, averages more than fifty in each week,
and they comprise about two-thirds of all tho ves
sels going to ports in the United States. During
the past week, fifty-one vessels have cleared,
against forty-two of tho same week in 185(3, forty
six in 1S5S, and twenty-eight in 1800.
The Imports! of J rent Itrltnin.
The export trade in breadstnffs carried on with
tho United Kingdom, by the United States and
Canada, has undergone somo remarkable changes
during the last two years. During that period
almost the whole trade has been transferred from
tho producing countries of this continent to
France, Russia, and other European countries
which produce a surplus.
Tho following statement of the imports of wheat,
flour and corn into tno United Kingdom, for the
nine months coding Sept. 30th, for tho last three
years, puts tho matter forward in a very plain
Prussia ...... ..
France . ..
United States. -.
British N, America
18,070,152 17,723,323 13,674.439
United State 2.033.194
British N. America 635,156
Other Countries 98,8.59
3,834,898 3,S11,S9S 5,428,300
Number of Ilojfs Packed In the tVrat for
From tho Cincinnati Prico Current, Dee. 20.)
Believing that it will be interesting to the trade
to know the number of hogs packed in the Wejt,
ns reported by tho Prico Current the past fifteen
years, wc havo examined our files, and made up
the following figures from them. It is evident that
the returns were not as full as they should have
been for the first three years, but tbo idea was then
a new one, and a good deal of troublo was experi
enced m obtaining tuom
No. of Hogs.
Jlnnnfncturojof ltnilroad Iron.
Tho product of tho Boiling Mills making rail
road rails in tho United States, for 1864, was as fol
Mates. No. Mills made.
I.oulsrlllc Hog Market, Dec. 21.
Thcro was but little. 'apparent activity in hogs
to-day, buyers holding oil and holders contending
for 99c for heavy hogs. Wo quoto at 8&9e,
gross, for 300-pound nvcrago, and 845-8e for
light weights. Sales in tho country at Sc. gross)
tho numbers in soma sections boing short of tho
Jlneon Cotton Slnrkct, Dec. IS.
Cotton. Wo havo to report a quiet market,
with but little cotton offering. Tho nows of tho
advnnco in Liverpool on tho 2d inst, appears to
havo but littlo effect on our market, buyers seem
ing indisposed to yield to tho demands of Belters
for an inereaso: consequently, but little cotton
was told, tho salSj not exceeding 40 bales. Wo
quote middling nt 35 to 36 cents; an extra fino ar
r .. 1 ... ... : l i t . .. i i !:..- , . -kj
iiuu u. eiiKt iiiiuuiiuii noum uuuki iu will"
but fow seem disposed to operate at thero fijurcs.
Mobllei Cotton Market, Dee. 10.
Sales to-day of cotton, 500 bales of middling at
47c. ; sales of tho week, 5,050 bales : receipts of the
week, 10,898 bales; exports of tho week, .4,527
bales ; stock, 70,650 bales. Gold, 1,481,50.
New Orleans, Dec. 15, '65. Heavy advances
in cotton yesterday, owing to Liverpool advicos
425-5 to 50.
Sales 3,500 bales.
Xcvr York Dry Gooilsi Market Dec. 21
Tho following aro quotations from tho Dr v
Brown Sheetings Atlantic. SlU: Gilboa. 36
Howard A, fy 1 oner u Li.
Bleached Shirtings Pcppcrcll, 90
42J: White Rocks. VA Wamsutta. 50.
Prints Cochcco. 2u$; Allen,
4 ; American, 25 ;
Delaines 1'acilic, Zix Lowell, Z.
Cambrics English, 20 ; Washington, 23.
Brown Drills Standard. 34 ; Winthrop, SS4.
Corset Jeans Naumkcag, 40 ; Amoskcag. 30.
Canton Flannels Slatorvillo. 7li; Carroll.
27M; Dover, 2.5.
'ir: -1-- 1.' .... , I'll . it -Tn tit
Stripes York. 42J4; Uncasville. 33J4; Pitts
Denims lork, 50; Haymaker, 47$.
Hoonskirts Rradfpv'x tinnier Klinlie. 20 fn.50;
Hoops, 87J4 to $1 05; Empress Trail, 125.
Tho following dispatches wero received at tho
Dry Goods Exchange to-day:
Boston, Dee. 21. Tho market strong nnd
stivo; bleached goods very scarce.
Providence, li, T.. De?. 21. Tho market for all
kinds of domestics firm, and most of tho mills sold
Piiiladelpia. Dec-21 Cotton rnoil'nelive nnd
buoyant. Woolens stcady.twith a good demand
Ciiicaoo, Dec. 21. Trade moderate Woolons
Cincinnati, Dee, 22. Flour Quiet, priced un
changed. Supcrfino $6 50a7 00 : Extra $7 25u9 00
Family and fancy $9 23all 00.
(Iraix Wheat, dull at $1,952,00 for prime old
red, and l,60l,7o for No. 1, now. Corn, dull, 50o
for new car, and 55c for shelled. Oat', dull and
prices lowor, closing at 42a43e in clovator. Rye,
quiet, 75c for prime
Cotton Firm at 46a40 for middling.
Whisket Irregular, $253, duty paid.
Hons Firmer, but not quoted higher. Dressed
$10 00al0 75nctt "Receipts 3,137 head.
Meats -Mess pork, active, closed at $2650.
Green meats have advanced to 8c for shoulders,
li;i2c for sidos, and 14?i15c for hams. Bul-V
meats enntin ue nominal at 11 J-j. 14 and 16j for
shoulders, sides and clear sides.
Lard Higher at 17c for rrimc.
Shootino of a RoBBEn. The Augusta
Qa. Cbnstitucionalisl says that a negro man,
while in tho act of stealing cotton from one
of the warehousts in that city, was shot in'
the' shoulder and captured. Ho had suc
ceeded in moving four bales when detected
in his plundering operations. Tho negb is
not dead, but the killing of all thieves, whe
ther whito or black, wlien detected in their
wicked work, would bo but justice to the
peace and sectlritj of society, and a befitting
end for those .wholivo by dishonesty.
A hi 1.1, has been brought up in tho North
Carolina Legislature, providing relief
for the holders of State bond, in con
nection with the Wilmington, Charlotto and
Rutherford Ilailroad. These bonds were
authorized before the act of secession, but
executed, afterwards, as a matter of conveni
ence or accident; and although in the name
and under the authority of the "Confeder
ate States," do, not f com to be embraced in,
the ordinance of the Convention repudiating
the war debt. Holders of these bonds, it is
alleged, got them in good faith, and on tho
same footing that all bonds wcro issued be
fore the war, and they now ask that no dis
tinction be made between theso claics of the
old debt, and that new bonds bo issued in
tho place of the defective ones.
Since the opening of Congress, no less
than forty amendment to the Constitution
have been offered by radical members in the
Senate and House.
The First National Bank of Indianapolis
has declared tt dividend of seven per cent,
and carried ono per cent, to their surplus
iond for tho six months ending tho 12th of
The New York IFoi-itLstates the monthly
receipts of the Fenian Brotherhood up to the
time of the split at $150,000, and the total
receipts during tho past seven years at 5,
000,000. . : '
Appointment by the President
Fears of an Insurrection in
More About lVitlnlraiTins the
French Troops from Mexico.
Mississippi Ask Pardon for
Southern Members Returning
Execution of Hcnrj IVilson.
Great Military Display.
The Pending Application
Mr. Garland Before the
Special Dispatch to tho Union anp American.
Memphis, Dec. 21. The South "Western
Associated Press organized to-day. J. M.
Keating of the Memphis Commercial, Presi
dent; A. M. nolbrook, of the New Orleans
Picayune ; J. M. Partridge, of the Yicks
burg Herald, A. L. Clark, of the Mobilo
Advertizer, J. 11. Hood, of the Chattanooga
Gasette, ViT. N. Holdeman, of the Louisville
Gntrier, Directors; and Jno. Roberts, of the
Nashville lianncr, Treasurer.
The meeting was large and harmonious.
New York, Dec. 22. The CommereiaTs
Washington Dispatch says the Southern
members of Congress elect, held a caucus
vesterday and decided to return to their
homes, leaving: one from each State to repre
sent them before the Joint Committee of
The Post's Washington special says Mr.
"Van Dyke and friends are confident of his
appointment as Collector of tho port of New
"iork. He is strongly recommended by
prominent citizens. '
Philadelphia, Dec 22. The safe of the
Sanitary Commission was found robbed this
morning'of $0,450 in United States bonds,
tho property of J. AV. "Vilsou, chief clerk.
Thp following are the numbers of the fivo
twenty bonds of five hundred dollars each.
Nov. 23, 9C0, 3350, 3o50, 35G0, 35G1, 3562,
3563 and 3564, of one hundred dollars,
Numbers 0914, 32771, 56818, 56818, and of
fifty dollars, Numbers 83S9, 7.30es each for
five hundred dollars 3-3903, 35900, 125433
New York, December 22. Tho report
that Secretary McCullock's visit to this city
had any connection with his Treasury res
ignation is officially contradicted. "We
learn that in tho present and tho prospective
of the Treasury, the probability is that there
will be a contraction of the currency. No
further means whatever will bo regarded
for the present fiscal year. The loan mar
ket Is easy, but inactive at 7 per cent.
J. "Ward, for the mnrder of policeman
Walker, last August, was to-day sentenced
to Stato prison for life. In the case of the
Union Bank against Kctcham and sons, to
day, the Court rendered a verdict against
the latter at $26,000.
Rochester, N. Y-j .December 22. Hen
ry Wilson, a notorious burglar and mur
derer, was execnted, to-day, at 2 P. M. Ho
was convicted of the murder of Henry Do
voc, at Portogc, on the ICth of May. He
went to the gallows with the samo callous
sprit that he had shown sinco his convic
tion, and smiled with contempt on the scene
in which he was the most prominent actor.
He denied that he had killed Devoc, but
admitted that he knew who was guilty. He
refused to entertain any clergyman, or re
ceive anv spiritual advices. lie gave his
body to his counsel who sold it to a surgeon
at Ncvcda, N. Y. ,
Charleston S. C, Drc 20. The MilU
House in thi? city was opened to-day, for
the first time since the commencement of tho
Boston, Dec. 22. The formal reception
of battle flags of Massachusetts regiments
to-day, was the occasion of a very imposing
and interesting military displav. There was
auoui i,viu roiuiucer ouicers auu men 111
marching column, representing GO regi
ments, and displaying some 2o0 battle-torn
flags all along the route of the procession.
Hie veterans and the commanders were
erected in a most enthusiastic manner. The
color bearers advanced in front, forming on
the steps of the Capitol, while the regiments
filed into the Grounds on either side, the
whole space was filled with bearers outside,
forming one of the most stirring scenes ever
exhibited in this citv. halutcs of artillerv,
waping of all banners and cheers having
subsided, prayer was olJercd by the Kev Dr,
Maj. Gen. Couch, in behalf of tho Massa
chusetts volunteers, then presented the col
ors to the keeping of tne Lommonwcaltli, in
a brief and appropriate speech, to which
Gov.'Andrcts rcponded as follows-:
General: This present, so full of pathos
and of glory, forms tho concluding series in
the long scries of visible actions and wants,
in which Massachusetts bore a part, in the
overthrow of the rebellion.
Washington, Dec. 22. About General
Howard' orders and all matters of a milita
ry character, they are under the direction
of tho Department commander, in the same
manner as an officer of engineers, building a
fort in thefiamc department, who reports di
rectly to the chief engineer. Every assiitant
commander will constantly seek co-operation
with department commander, and must keep
him furnished with all information in his
possession. His formal approval must be
obtained when possible to all orders and
circulars issued bv awistaat commanders.
It is stated that Gen. YanValkcnburgh, of
j. 1., has been appointed minister to Japan.
In the United States Supreme Court to
day, pending; tho case on exports, A. H.
.Garland, or Ark., asked to be allowed to
practic as a counsellor.
Hon. Rcverdy Johnson delivered an ar
gument against the constitutionality of the
Congrerisional test oath. There being no
antecedent government to our own, it is
necessary to look into the Constitution itself
to sec what powers wcro originally confer
red upon Congress.
This being stated, Congress is authorized
to pass all necessary and proper laws to carry
them into cflect.
' I 'I. run .Atvnvd n rt in I.n i,nnclTl,,l,i,n.t mt.
as to eflect the object they arc designed to
accompusn. it is tne uuiy 01 tno court to
ascertain what this is, and then determine
y nether tho legislation will defeat or secure
. no end.
A restriction to the class of powers is that
Congress shall pass no export, facts, law or
bill of attainder.
The meaning of this is well understood
to be that any lawrWhich will make
an act a crime which wtS not a crime wlien
the act was committed, but the law of I8C5
docs not punish, in point of fact, because it
precludes tho petitioner from the exercise"
of all lawful occupations, and strikes at a
profession in which his hopes and ambition
and support of himself and family arc in
volved. Tho punishment is severe, cruel
and unexampled. It subjects hi.n to all the
obligations of the Constitution, while it
takes from him all its advantages.
The oricinal id of 1862 was not made
applicable to attorneys in the courts of the
Lnited States. Three years were sufficient
to elapse when somo one in Congress who
may have been particularly sensitive, intro
duced a bill applying the provisions of the
law to practicing. The bill was submitted
to the Judiciary Committee, and by a unan
imous vote was rejected.It afterwards re
ceived the Mnction of tho Senate.
It was passed for the purpose of excluding
the petitioner and all others similarly sit
uated to punish by eaxludihg them from tho
United states uourts. it was not for con
duct subsequent, but antecedent to the pas
sago of the statute. This act comes within
clear meaning of the ciausc in the constitu
tion, that Congress shall pass no trparte faeto
law or bill of attainder. No right can be
taken away by law, unless the accused shall
be first convicted of the offense charged, and
theso right include the holdine of olhcc of
emolument And trust. Such laws as that of
1865, were penal statutes. Tho Attorney
General had argued last Friday, that tho ad
mission to practice in the courts is not legal,
but is created by" the law, and therefore may
be regulated by law, given or taken away,
but it is not true that Congress can by law
prohibit the appearance of councilors in the
court of the United E talcs.
Nltv York, Dec. 22. The World's Wash
ington special says the President yesterday
sent to the Senate the name of General Van
Allenbcrg.of New York, as Minuter to Ja
pan. Tbo Ecrdfit Richmond correspondent
stato 01 excitement apprenenaing an our
iftak among the niggers duririgtho holidays.
It is reported that preparations for a gigan-
tic insurrection has been made by the exten
sive gathering and secretion of arms, and
from fear that the niggers will attack and
rob the trains, tho suprintendent of the Rich
mond and Danville Railroad has issued a
notice that no freight will be carried over it
between the 21st December and 5th January.
Tho apprehension is believed to be ground
less. The aggregate forco recently ordered
to be mustered out of the military service, is
300,000 men. General Fiti Henry Warren
has been breveted Major General. He will
not go to Guatemala if at all until after the
legislature meet before which he is a pro
minent candidate for U. S. Senator.
The World's special says: No offi
cial information has been received
from the French Government that
tho Emperor intends to withdraw from
Mexico, vet it 13 vaguely given out in diplo
matic circles that such is is taxation.
Maximilian expects to supply their-plaecs
with Austrian troops, number of whom arc
said to bo on their way to Mexico.
New York, Dec 22. A delegation of
Mississippians, being tho Committee ap
pointed by the Legislature of their State to
petition the President for the pardon of Jeff.
Davis, called at the Executive Mansion yes
terday, and the petition was presented, but
no formal reply was given by the President.
The PArER Dealers. The Oswego Pal
ladium says most of the paper mills in Wes
tern Massachusetts, and in many other
States, have been stopped for some weeks.
The honest paper dealers have taken ad
vantage of this and raised the price of print
ing paper in Boston about thirty-three per
cent. Tho public have to submit to his
shameless swindle in consequence of tha
protection afforded these paper dealers by
the tariff. But for that, -japer could be sold
for twenty per cent, less than the price now
demanded by the paper dealers, who enjoy
the monopoly which they continuo to make
w. noorrR h irbis, j. i o uses.
Late of Xashvillc. Tenn. Late ofAshvillc. X.C?
R. R. 1 R. M, REARPEX,
Lato of Macon, Ua.
HARRIS, GAINES & CO.,
A X D
General Merchandise Urokern
20 BEAVEU STREET,
deel7-3m NEW YOItK.
MASON & HAMLIN'S
YOU VTILIi 1'IND THE BEST ASSORT
ment hx ti itr at Luik'l Neir llmia Store
Opposite St. Cloud Hotel. Alio Sheet Music, and
Musical Instruments of all kindi. Bo sure to all
before purchasing elsewhere.
Pianos tuned hj Mr.' Jacliunn,
Luck's BiiiMinj, Church Street, 'opposite Et.
Cloud Hotel, and 44 Union Street,
JAMES II. GREE1S"E&C0.,
ISueccssors to Smyth Jt Greene,)
GENERAL COMMISSION.!: FORVTARDING
AED WHOLRSALTS DRALBE3 II '
Groceries and Provisions,
LIQUORS, TOBACCO AND CIGARS.
ALSO, ACIXT8 TOR TnB SALS 07
Rcc'tlflediBourIoii. ;nnd Robert u'
NO. IS SOUTH MARKET STKEirr.
dee I lm.
SAMUEL A. MEDARY of Columbus. Ohio,
and THOS. K. BURKE, of Nashville, have this
day entered into a copartnership under tho title
and for conducting the business as given and de
scribed in the fullotving card.
Nashville. Tcnn-. Dec. lit. 1SGS.
P. A. UZDART.
THOS. n. RUBE
MEDARY & IJU1UCE.
Wholesale and Retail Grocers
General Commission Merchants,
" i .
AX( KIILIB IX
Joliiiaoii' Old Stand,
SOUTH EAST CORNER 07 BROAD AND MARKET STS,
2TA.SII VI 1.1,1 TCSX.
Goods received Commission, and 1'ral ad
Rneocaanr to I'nnl r. Tnvcl,
K V I, E It S ,
S I a a k Beok Manufacturer,
"CirOULD respectfully announce to the public.
I T and especially to the officers of Countiou,
Courts, Railroads, Banks, Insuraneo Companies,
Ac, that titer are prepared to make, on short no
tico, and of Lb bost material, al kinds of
Of any site or shape. Ruled to any pattern desired.
We keep constantly on hsaj a large nsortrcfntnf
BLANK PAPER, of tho best make, and aro daily
increasing our facilities for doing work.
In Lnrc or Nmnll Qunntltie.
Having a long experience in making Books for
different Courts in the State, wo have patterns for
many of the Dockets and other Books generally
We aro also prepared fo Binil all kinds "of
BOOKS, XAUAZINCN, , HCNM1,
In tho bcA styles, and on short notice.
(Union & American Block,)
Cherry Street, Up Stalra,
, XAsirviixr. te.vn
Academy of Dancing,
COR. CItt'RCII AND VIVE WTREET8.
AM FAN! IIOVARLE DAVCC;
CLAMES MEET AS roLLOYfl.
MASTER. MISSES AND LADIES CLASS,
every Wednesday&nd Saturday. aftcrnoin. -Gents'
Class, Wednesday and Saturday sveoinc
at "H o'clock.
P. S. This class is exclusively for new beginner
Tituta Ten Dollars, fer the Session, in advance
GEORGE P1UTT, Teaener, .
dot9-lf . .POST ,OOe Box ITSv
- - r- -fyff'rwT " ' .
. B. S.X0W3E3.
A. SIT A.
Wines, Brandies & Cigars,
AND AGENTS FOR THE SALE OF
Tennessee and Kentucky "Whisky,
NO. 34 BEAVER STREET.
TTTE JIESPECTFUELT INVITE TOUR
! V attention to our card above, and solicit or
ders and consignments from our friend through
out the South.
Our facilities for tho purchase of
GROCERIES, DRUGS AND MERCHANDISE
in tha Northern Markets are such that we aro
confident of fitinc satisfaction to all vtho entrust
their business to our cure.
Wo aro prepared to mako advances upon eon
sicninent of Cotton, Tobacco, Whisky, etc.
SNOWDEN .t RIVA.
Cummings.Dunn A- Co., New Tork.
Waterhouse. l'carl .t Co.. New York.
Goodrich A Co., New Orleans.
Jos. R. Anderson, Richmond.
St. John Powers k Co., .Mobil".
Bricham, Baldwin & Co., Savannah.
A. I'aullaiu, Augusta.
James T. Pace, Aucusta.
Bulter .t l'ctcrs. Atlanta.
Cox A Hill. Atlanta.
W. E. Moore t Co., .Memphis.'
Jno. Overton, and all the old eitiien" of Nash
ville, Tcnn. doct-lm
And doaler In
Wines, Liquors, Foreign Fruits2
CIGARS. TOII.tCCOS, Ac, Ac,
NO. M SOUTH MARKET STREET.
Agent for the best brands of English and Scotch.
Ales and Porter, and Glcnforth's
SCOTCH MALT WHISKY. dee I
u. 8. riXMWER, Agent, Ac,
II. n. rlXUUER cn.
C. L. FULLER,
O. L. FULLER & CO.,
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES.
' FRUITS AND CONFECTIONERIES.
' ,. FINE WINES. ALE AND LIQUORS.
FAMILY SUPPLIES GENERALLY.
MASONIC TEMPLE, CHURCH STREET
Between Summer X Cherry Street.
NASHVILLE, TENN. dcct-lm
II. T. UASSEXCALR.
II. X. aS'TPKB.
MASSENGALE & SNYDER,
Nlorncc 1'oruardJnfr A C'encrnl
NO. I SOUTH MARKET STREET,
"PARTICULAR ATTENTION GIVEN TO
JL tho buying and selling of
and rnonucE i"at.rai.i.t.
Consignments Respectfully Solicited.
Alex. Fall, Nashville, Tenn.
liillman Brother. Nashville, Tcnn.
R. T. Kirkpatrick. Nashville. Tenn.
James Niehol, Nashville, Tenn.
D. II. Baldwin Co., New York.
Andrew Buchanan .t Co., Louisville, Ky.
Waterhouse, Pearl .!c Co.. Bankers, N. I.
II. Daniel .t Co., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hanks A- Porter, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ourthrio .t Co., Louisville.
Or mo .t Farrar, Atlanta, (la.
P. P. Pease, Macon, G a. dect-wjin.
a. a. smut-nit.
ILL A nCELRIBT.
(HiKViut or cjititcir and roi.i.i:r;i:
COTTOaT, J FAY AAI UKAIX,
SEEDS. TLOURi WHISKY.
,..- t: . ..."
i ;i.fv; - . i ."'GROOE IE3.
J'vodttct and 1'rovhlons.
Promist attention given to leoivlnc For-nurd'
tag Storing and ,
SELLING GOODS ON COMMISSION.
Consignments and orders solieiled.
THE HIGHEST MARKET PRICK
fer Cotton, Bacon and Country "Produce.
Iteo-sivlng. Forvxrding and Commission Mer
"ebsat, No.S. Church strct. between Market
ead jVront, . do4
Nil) i$ieJ3vitiniks j$jtd.
XbrtH Cherry St reef i XiisJiville.
! . . I Ot.
Estabhisheil hii DISPENSARY ia thU city
several yean lino for tlii trsatmont of
CHRONIC AND rRIVATC DISE.1SES,
having graduatetl at tho University of Pennsylva
nia, at Philadelphia, in Wli-43, and sinco that
time ho has diligently applied himself Lo his pro
fession, and carefully investigated all tho remedial
agents bcit calculated to alleviato tho diseases of
sufTcriBg humanity, and thereby merit the conn
denco and esteem of his fellow titiicus. Tho en
viable reputation which his
has always sustained, is an all-suflTeient recom
mendation to thoso who have i long and favora
bly known it, and tn sueli as are unacquainted
with its superiority, he can say that physicians
throughout the country make it a rulo C sand
AI.I. Dr-SPERATK CASrjl
to him for treatment.
Whoever undertake tho Medical Prefeulon
should feel resting upon him a doubio obligation
one, tho duty h owes to tho pubttr, to whom he
announces that he h aaualitieil meiabr of his
profession; tho other.' a duty ho owes lo himself;
to make and maintain a reputation for attain
ments and skill.
Thcro are torn Practitioners, Indeed thore aro
many, who ora ignorant of
bceauso they fancy it Is not riprlnl to trea
Ho who properly appreciates his fellow beiueY
sulferines. will not know any difference In the
rtrnettabilitv of duratettrtl maladies are alike fit
subiecU for his en re and reflection.
Thcro exists, without a doubt, a deplorable do
tree of ignorance in regard fothenatnreand treat
mcnt of the whole elssa of finoyiil Ditnttet. Our
hospitaU and graveyards i" full of the- monu
ments of ifrnoranec In the Jlrdteal Profession, and
it requires bold, jeientle Phyiieians to make this
K I C C I A L I T Y,fc,
and give it the rank and respectability wbUh Its
importance merits, .
llndir the head of "tyf-wif 7Jii T li In
clude I all afflictions of both sexes, that da not
require rfatiV attention, from his Vliprnmry.
In tho treatment of Vintral Diuutti his
REM EDIEM ARE 31 1 1. ATI rUTASAVT
n.1 psible, and the time nece uary tu effiot o euro
mutt be detcruined.by circumstancw.
COJII'MJIESTARY VOTICES BY THE
t ' ' .1
At a period like the present, when oureitU
filled to oversowing with a transient population,
and itlf eases prevail te on extent hitherto un-
ilrmtor, it U proper that the meant of cure
should bo of rraily access, and that those luinie
ili.ntflv interested should nave infurmation which
-will leml them to avail themselvss ofrompetent
medical advice. len who Iisve been eilueateU in
the best schools of the profession of medicine, and
i r..l I . . : . . t ...
surely worthy of confidante ; If they have gives.
tneir attention exclusively te ene nraneaei mo
profession, and made themselves Masters of it,
thty have still moro right to expect support, more
partieuljrly If they havo afforded proof of their
ability to cure. To thi latter class belongs Dr. L.
b. Co lex ax. who, in his speciality, ha been a.
benefactor to tho aSlirted, oud may ever bo relieol
on as a safe and suns physician. Ari L-nion.
Tl, tnllnn nt fho ftflllrfrd II lllrccteil to tba
advertisement of Dr. Colehak. in another column.
As a practitioner In tne noiio science oj meaieuie,
be stands at the bsad ef his profession. Uo li a
rraduateof themoit distinguUJied LTnlveriiiy In
the State of l'ennsylvanie, aai It -rosy well be
proud of him, for If all lU aliimnl have aebiove.1
such success eeheb'. thefs itnfrrmty well
feel proud of her otupnnr.os-e aisvss.
Attention Is diftel lo iho advertisement ot
Dr. CVilxmax. t" betiund Inanothereolvmn. Thq
11,-lnr ia a, rrulntla of the UntVDTSltr of Penn?
sylvanU. on old and experienced practitioner, ana
has been very suedul both hero and elsewhere
ia his treatment of thenrariousdiseve to which,
lm hu iIhvoIm! his attention for many Tears nut.
'Xboao requiring hu services wfll find that ho Is
I'll a li f . ! . d s a 1. 1 k a - I
net only a skiiucs pnysi", yu uigu-wueu,
clever rtntlemaii. .VuAwW J'rau
Office Hour from 8 la tlio uror-alas te
9 at Xlgbt.
All letter must ins suldrauori
i V J..
1)H. L Ju COIJEMAA,
Box. so si -p. o., r".4"1-3"