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SUXDAX, DECEMBER i, J SOS.
Sermon by Ui Iter. Henry W. ne!low
Tlic Nhonberrt nml mc rncri""
"lam thodoor byMo If any man enter in lie
shall b saved, nnd shall go in and out and
find panurc. jonn x., j.
Thi U the onlv ratable recorded in John,
and contains two in one Christ as the door
and Christ an the Shepherd of the S)iccp.
The Sanhedrim had declared Jesus an im
postor. Our Lord here answers tnem ana
presents his claim as the true falicplicnl
Vnnr rLiimnnfs had nrcvioiisly appeared,
hut tlmir claims rcstinc upon deceit had
been repudiated. They came cither through
a hole in the wall, or over the wall, and the
sheep not knowing their voice fled. Jesus
showed himself the true Shepherd by enter
inir in at the door of the snecpfolu. He
came not to destroy hut to fulfill the law of
Moses. His birth, baptism anu early His
tory, his genealogical and ecclesiastical re-
lauuIlK, Jim uuam anu jtouiit.iiuu nut
anticipated by St. Considering the cnicl
fate which overtook our Lord it may seem
rtranire that he should appeal to the recog
nition which they gave him as an answer to
the wolves. Christ was never rejected by
the Jewish people only by the rulers and
ecclesiastical dignitaries. There was no
public opinion. The rulcra did as they
pleased. In our own day the heart and
mind of the people do not indorse, approrc,
and support the unprincipled person who
wield our municipal civil powers and' reap
spoils of office. Theoretically we elect our
own rulers, but having a" vast machinery of
pliant instruments already jn possession,
they carry the elections, and by the perpet
nation of their authority, make the whole
people seem like aiders and abettors of their
forgeries and thcits. inc multitudes orthc
Jewish people did follow Christ. When the
wolves apicared they fled. Conquerors
irwecninc through hemispheres .have molded
continents to their will, philosophers have
turned the currents of thought into new
channels, poets have won the eye and heart
of nations for all time, but more mai vclous
in their fame nre those who have founded
the various religions of the world.
In the Orient the swarms which followed
in the footsteps of Mnliammed and Brahma
were facinatcd by fatalism and force, the gods
of India tind Arabia, and the people with
ered in their blighting breath. Christ en
ters through the door through which all liu
inanity luusfpasfi: Commerce, science and
civilization develop under his care. The
religion of the Church of Christ is the fold,
intended as a place of refuge for the exposed
heart ot man. it lias ollcn been a holy pri
son, a moping monastery, a sad retreat, in
stead ot a pleasant Miccp-loid, opening in
and out. Christ is no dairyman to keep his
sheep in a dark, unwholesome stable, feed
ing on swill. The view of the Church which
excludes t lie world. as the school, playground.
arena, and workshop of life, which pro
nounces life profane and nature a ruin, is
one against which the intellect and heart of
man will sooner or later rebel. The world
is the pasture, and when storms gathpr on
tho mountains, tho tthndes of nieht fall upon
the valleys and the chilling dews and damp
descend ; the Church of God is tho iafe fold
in -which the may gather. The Church of
n,..i ,1 t. V " .1 1 t! . r
uw in mc rciuge jur mc Ryui 111 an. nines 01
danger, and tho voice of tho bhepherd is
always heard above winds anil Rnow, saying.
"I am tho door; if nny man enter in ho
shall be saved." 1 lie way into the church
1... ..; ; 1 " 1 t
iiuv iiy miiiii urii'UH unu malting prtJiiu-
Hes by men, hut by takiuc Jesus as a master.
guide, friend ana shepherd. Ask yourself
this one question is Umst the master of
my heart and will, lou may stumble in
the asking. No man dare answer that he is.
"Vo can only strive for it. All that we must
have to entitle us to the privileges of the
Christian Church is this desire. Make Christ
then your friend and companion; frame
your thoughts and feelings after his spirit:
accept his promise, and you will discover
the truth of His words: I am the door; by
mc. if any man enter in, he eh all he unveil,
and shall go 111 and out and unit pasture."
The Itcv. Chimney aic-"Vlinl Const I-
The Ilcv. Chaunccy Giles delivered a ser
mon on the subject "What Constitutes
Heaven?" on Sunday evening at tho Swe
dcnlmrgian Church, in Thirty-fifth st.,
between Fourth nnd Lexington-aye In
commencing liu sermon lie said that there
must be some essential and positive clement
growing out of tho Divine nature and man's
relations to the Lord to constitute heaven
nnd heavenly happiness. The first step in
the investigation of this subject consists in
determining what these elements arc. There
are two aspects in which the question must
be viewed, hrst, what constitutes the Divine,
or the Lord'n part; and second what consti
tutes heaven with man's part. Viewing it
irom the 1mi, fttvedenborg says it is the i
ri'iie of the Lord which makes" heaven. Ily
the divine of the Lord he means a divine
lore and diviuo consideration (lowing into
the souls and understandings of the angels.
On man's part heaven consists in receiving
this love nnd consideration and reciprocating
them receiving it in the form anil order in
which it exist id the diviuo mind, so that
all man's faculties may act in jK-rfect harmo
ny with tho divine, tn these two acta of re
ceiving and giving arises all our happiness
in this world nnd all the blessedness of the
nngcls. Tltis is in perfect accordance with
the declarations of our Lord, 'The kingdom
of God is within you." It is our absolute
unity with the I-iJrd in heart, in understand
ing, in everything that must constitute our
happiness. This is tlicdivinc clement in the
problem of Heaven. The human clement is
man. Heaven does not consist in a reward
of place, nor in the mere pardoning of sin.
The act of pardoning is merely negative.
Does n murderer when pardoned feel any
more love toward his fellow men than when
lie is on the Kint of suffering the penalty of
his guilt God may introduce such a person
into heaven, but such n person could not en
joy its happiness. All our happiness must
depend to receive the divine of the Ixinl, and
Heaven consuls in loving with a certain and
"fl I.I VP III IcmI, nut YonrM."
A pleasant, cheerful, lively, generous,
charitable minded woman is never old. She
is as young at sixty as she was at eighteen
or twenty ; and thoc who are old at sixty
or seventy, nre not made old by time. They
are made" Old by tho ravages of passion, nn
unsocial nnd ungenerous nature, which have
cankered their minds, wrinkled their spirit
and withered their souls. They arc made
old by envy, by jealousy, by hatred, by sus
picion, by uncharitable feelings, by slandcr
ingj by fccamlalixing nnd ill-bred habits ;
winch if they aoid, they preserve their
youth to the very last, so that thcchilll shall
die, as the scriptures say, at a hundred vears
old. There are old women who pride them
selves on being eighteen or twenty. I'rido
is an only passion, and vanity is as grey as
the mountains. There arc dry, cold, dull,
heartless nnd indifferent. Tliey want the
well spring of youthful affection, which is
always cheerful, always active, always cn
irared in some labor of love, which !s cal
culated to promote and distribute enjoy
ment There is :ui old age of the heart,
which is iKmcssed by many who have no
miepkion that there is anything old about
them , nnd there is a youth which never
grows old, a love who is ever a boy, a psyche
who is ever a girl.- Xjc Jllurtratca.
flrnv Thought fur Kundny.
Hun not after blessings; onlv walk in
the commandments of God, nnd blessiugs
shall run after you, pursue nnd overtake you.
I do not wish for any heaven on cartli be
sido that of treadling tho gospel of Jesus
Christ to imraortal souls. lleniy Martin.
Wc should give as wc receive, cheerfully,
quickly, and without hesitation ; for there
is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the
baints arc not o much afraid of suffering
as they are of sinning ; in suffering the ot
fenso is done to us, but in sinning tiicoffcuM
is done to God.
I am no more surprised that some revealed
truUui should situate my understanding than
Uiat the blaring m should datzle my eyes.
How long aiay it take a man to embrace
Christ as his Saviour ? As long as it takes a
drowning Jiati to let go a straw and lay hold
cf an uflervd roc.
Ntver despise counsels from whatever
quarter they reach you. llcmcmbcr that the
pearl is keenly sought for in spito of tho
coarse shell which envelopes it
A. daily conversation in heaven is the
surest forerunner of a constant abode there.
Tac spirit of God first .brings heaven into
tho soul, and then conduct the soul to
The f pirit of Chriel s wcctly calms lhc soul
ot the wiflering believer, not by taking away
all 6cnsc of pain, but by overcoming it by a
eense of his Jove
kaw. !n tb land of the living?"
inquired" a man of an aged friend. "No, , but
1 am going mere iuw nv ...
ow; heaven is the rcalitv,
f!rmnmr OP MEXICO
This consists of one Arclibisliops eight
Bishops, and about ten thousand inienor
-1 Tii T to thi nrliest church
established in the world. Its lauded prop
erty, mortgages and rents arc cMimaitu
be worth about siw,wu,vw, 10 iaj huh
of the untold millions invested in cathedrals
and church edifices, which arc an 01
mORl hOllU illiu wnw xi.iv ...f
. 1 l iL-
said to be as vaiuamc now as mo ui
i.r,:i lliMr mid and. silver
ni;ii; t u 1 1 . ,,... ..- q
i n,lin;nl-o nn1 ntTipr nrnnmcnbi. tl
rein, v.tiL. .-i-"" t
buildings (of which there arc one hundred
and eight in tne cny 01 iutaicu .uii
MtmM a,1 -it SRO 000.000. The landed iro
crtyis continually increasing in value,
that the silver mmea
Incoming more productive. The revenues
.1.,. l ctill vnrr lnrce thoucll not
till; v. Diui O 7 " V t
numerous as they were when Mexico was a
r.v- 1.1. n-ni 51M 000. nnd
income 01 wis jiuMutawy t-"-i
... . 1 C i AV AAA
that of the bishops, unucu, jiw.wv.
a 1. 1. : i.i finonpinl ns well as
ecclesiastical head of the church, and subor
dinate to him there is a smgic persuu
each diocese, by which this vast property
"Oir, God! If thou dids't but know
. jl-- Annn;nr c.n(onnn nf n nmvpr 1 IV I
noa iijc uirwmig bvihwiw v. "I J "J
of those divines who think they know much
more than the Almighty! Some clergymen
rnvp OaiI irnnd nilviep. Some inform Him
the latest news. Others use the form of sun-
Elication to launch sharp arrows at. their
rethrcn. Rev. Mr. Boynton, the new chap
lain to the House, made an opening prayer,
"Willi a stump spcecn in uiu oeuy ui 11
"Wc thank Thee, 0 Ood, that tho Consress
tion; that ;by the orcanic law there is virtually
now lrcetiom inrougooui. mo whoiu umu.
inr, and wo pray TIiihj to give t? Conirrces wisdom
anil courage ana arnica w '"'J,""'. ", rutu
measures aro nceani 10 m
uom noi an empty loriiiaui,
all tho riehts and uririleccs of manhood.
This information was not quite correct
A a T sk taint urn nf Tnivn linil not vi
titacnfl itnnn tlii nTiipnilmpnt to thp. onrnnip.
( " ..-- ry
law," but were yet to act, the amendment
' . . " T t ?ll 1 - .
was not yet comjiicic. 11 soon win ue;
probably is by this time; and tho reverend
politician should post the Almighty on the
enliiwt with nil nrnmntitiifli God knows
so little; and these men so much! Albany
(A'. Y. Argun.
Religious 1'rciizy CxtHiorillnnry,
New OnLEANS, Nov. C. Among1 the
striking peculiarities of the American negro
is his fondness for .noiscy demonstrations of
religious fervor, which has been lrcqucntly
remarked by travelers in tho South. ' It is
said that the Chinese have no conception of
bravery or heroism unless accompanied by
the beating of gongs and lom-toms, ana the
'negroea have similar ideas in the perform
ance of their religious ceremonies. Not
only docs a great noise and. bustle seem neo
cssary to them, but, like the rites of the In
dia Fakirs, it must be accompanied with
muscular action- and bodily contortion. The
scenes witnessed in their churches during
periods of revivals must cause, in sensitive
minds, only feelings of disgust ror.somc
time past there has been a revival here, dur
ing which the church members have 'acted
more liko wild beasts in a cage than like
human beings. The sight beggars discrip-
tion, nnd were one to tell trucly all he saw
at one of these revival meetings, lie would
receive many pious blcasings for burles
quing religious ceremonies and the worship
ol tho Deity. JL'assuhj thp colored church a
few nights ago, I stcpjHxl in for a moment,
where some converts were taking the rites
of baptism from a white missionary from
Massachusetts. The scene would have! been
rather demoniac than Christian had it not
been supremely ridiculous. Before thd altir
was a largo tank of water, up to which tho
converts marched in turn, while the as-
semblcd company were shouting, scream
ing, yelling, stamping and singing; vhile
two crouiw were dancing about in the aisle:
sonic were embracing or shaking hands; a
negro women was jumping backwards and
forwards over a scat, and several, more in a
spirit of fun than religion, were delivering
lusty "lii-hi's" from a corner. As a convert
approached tho water there was a moment
ary silence ; but after being inimersetl and
stepping out upon a platform on the other
side, the yelling and screaming again . com
menced, ihen tho newly-born began a
scries of gymnastic feats that threatened to
break every lonc in her body. Going
through the most indecent and almost ob
scene motions, she screamed and kicked
until exhausted, and finally ended by stiffen
ing out like a log of wood, iialf a dozen
stout men now stepped forward to carry her
out, the woman remaining all the time m
this rigid state, with eyes set, teeth shut
hard together, and muscles strained to , their
utmost tension. Seven went through the
same operation, and were each carried out
in this stufened stato in the arms ot thqmcn.
The whito missionary from Massachusetts
uttered the word 1 glory" as each one passed,
while his eyes turned upward, hands claspeu
above his Iiend and an approving Bmilc play
ing about the hard lines of his mouth. Ill
was a man who understood well how to ex
cite these simple creatures, and had learned
the crt of working their feelings tip to a pitch
that was almost frenzy. And all" tho time he
believed, orappearcd to believe, that lie was
doing the work of God. This screiming
;ind yelling, sometimes kept up all night,
and day after dav, is a great nnnoyance to
the icoplc residing in the vicinity of the
church, but if they give expression to such
feelings or words of similar purport, they
arc accused of barbarism by members of that
sect that favor such ceremonies. Speaking
ol the same thing in ihiboilcaux; the
fcentinel notices that the path to i leaven has
become so noisy among tho colored Metho
dists ot that community as to make the town
a purgatory to every one else.
CiiL'itcit KTiouirrrix It is fashionable
with many to come Into to church, long after
the services have begun, to the edification of
the curious 111 the congregation, and the com
fort of the nerves of the pulpit. It has
lately been decided, nn hiph nuthnritv. that
the following rules arc to be observed on
such occasions :
Let the lady advance one pace beyond
tho door of tho pew she wishes to enter, half
about lace, and salute, i he icw must then
be vacated by su'ch gentlemen .as are in it,
by flank movement. The squad should rise
simultaneously when the lady presents her
self, and face by the right flank, then deploy
into the aisle, the hcail man facing the lady,
and the rest walking So his right and rear,
the direction of the line being changed by a
right countermarch, and forming again into
line, up and down tho aisle, still faced by
the right flank. The lad-, when she scci
the coast is clear, completes her salute, anil
advances to her iwsition in the pew.. Tho
gentlemen break off by files from tha rear,
nnd resume their places. Great card should
be taken, of course, by olhcr parties not to
enter the aisle when this evolution 'is'in pro
gross, until it is completed.
.Niictc-Mors (o lnnl V. Tniel,
11 U Jt E It S,' ' ' '
Blaik Book 31 iiufdcturcr
"rOUI.D rwjwt fully anno nee' to the public,
1 1 and riceially to tho olacers of Counties.
Court. Uallroads, llanVs, Insuraneo Companies,
Ac, thai they are prepared to make, cn Miort no
tice, and of the bct material, all Liudi of
Of any lie or hare, Knled to any pattern dirrd.
Wc keep ean;tntly n hnn 1 a larjro a.ortment of
llhANK l'ATKIt. of the bt make, and are daily
lucre-a?itiR our facilities for doing work,
In Ijno r Smnll Qnnntitle.
Havinr a Line Mnpritn in maktnff itanka fnr
different Court in tho iUlr. we hae patterns for
many ol itie Docket and other iiooxs generally
e are abo prepared to Ilind all kinds of
HOOKM, M.MIAZINUS, MITSIC Ac-i
In the bet ftyles, and on hort notiee.
(Union A American Block,)
Cherry Street, Up Stair,
, JVANHYXIXr, TEXX
1 TTn 1 .1 1.1 1 Mi g(.i 1 1 n n v ill T T- j k attk nvnAci a r I
I " 1
Efctlmntlnsr tho 'clifht of Cottle
Tlic Canada Farmer, in reply to a corres
Manv experiments have been mad
In- frnTif..j n ml ufilnimnn ta ascertain
nett weight of cattle by measurement, and
many rules and tables nave been iormca
me results ooumieu. iimit, uuncM.i,vau
nll ?i9 nhsnlntclv correct "With t
miKt nmintf tnpnsiirement is reouircd
practical acquaintance with the points and
fnrma nf nnimnls. and allowance must Ik?
made according to age, size, breed, mode and
length of time of fattening, etc; conditions
which mriniro .1 nmctised cvo and Ions ex
perience to appreciate AVe have found the-
lollowing method to icaa generally 10 irusi
worthy results; Pleasure careiuny wun
Lnno finr from the ton of the shoulder
where the tail is attached to the back ; this
will give the length. For the girth, measure
immediately behind the shoulder and fore
legs. Multiply half the girth by itself in feet,
and the um by the length in feet, nnd the
product will give the neti weigm in stones
pifht tvMini's each. For examnle. with i
ox or cow five feet in length and 6evcn feet
in ginn, me caicuiaiiuu win uu usiuuunni
Multiply half the girth by itself in feet
Multiply by length in fect
Wcisht in stones
Prepare the Vegetable Garden.
In December there is often a mild spell
in which preparation can be made for spring
in the earden. A deep soil is essential to
the production of garden vegetables ; but if
the toil is unfortunately shallow, and with
an unfavorable sub-soil, measures should be
.1 5. 3
ing, presuming that the soILis of courso
deep, direct trenching. In this operotior,
properly performed, the gQiund is dug at
least two spaues ueep, anu me lower sou
brought to the surface -and the upper soil
put in its place below. There aro many gar
dens in which it would be decidedly poor
management to bring a poor sub-soil to the
top, and to bury the good surface mould a
spade deep. AVhcre tlic soil is shallow, the
aim should he to increase its-depth and bet
ter fit it for the growth of those plants, the
roots of which penetrate deeply. In small
gardens this work can be done with the
spade, and at this time ot comparative leisure,
provided the ground bcnotlrozcn nortoowet,
The' usual method of working is to dig a
trench about three ifcet wide and a spade
deep, throwing out the soil on one side; put
a good supply of manure into the trench and
spade it well into the subsoil at the bottom.
This being done, commence a second trench
close to and .parallel witli the other, j throw
ing the top'soil into' the first trench', working
in manure at the same time, lhc subsoil in
the second trench, is treated the Same as that
in the first one, and the work is continued
by making trench after trench, and manuring
each one in the same way, the top soil of the
first trench is filially put into '"the last one.
If the garden is sulficicnt size, it should, be
so arranged that the greater part of the labor
can be done with a horse. It is a great sav
ing to substitute the plow and cultivator for
the spade and hoe, and to do this requires a
little forethought. All those plants which
remain in the same place for several years,
such as asparagus, rhubarb, and the peren
nial herbs, should have a location by them
selves : the remainder of the garden, which
at most needs but a single path through the
centre, will then be left unobstructed. It is
a great waste of space to cut large vegetable
gardens into beds, as it costs about as much
labor to keep the paths clean as it does to
cultivate the. crops, uardens .laid out in
beds and edged with box or other edging.
may look very neat, but they arc unprofi
table., Every crop, the nature of which will
admit of, should be planted in rows suffi
ciently wide apart to allow of cultivation
with horse power.
IIealtiifulness. of Arri.KS. There is
scarcely an article of vegetable food more
widely useful' nnd more universally liked
tKan the apple. "Why every farmer in the
nation has not got an apple orchard, where
the trees will grow at all, is one of the mys
teries: Let every housekeeper lay in a good
supply of apples, and it will be tho most
economical investment in the whoU range of
culinarics. A raw. mellow annlo is digested
in an hour and a half, while boiled cabbage
requires live hours..lhc most healthy dessert
that can be placed On the tabic is a baked
apple. If eaten frequently at breakfast,
with cors? bread and butter, without'mcat or
fiWi of anv kind, it has ailmirablD'cflect on
the general system, often removing constipa
tion, correcting acidities, and cooling off feb
rile conditions more ellectually than the
most approved medicines. If families could
bo induced to substitute apples sound and
ripe for pics, cakes and sweetmeats with
which their children arc so indiscreetly stuff
ed, there would be' a diminudon in the sum
total of doctors' bills, in a single year, suffi
cient to lay in a stock ot tins delicious fruit,
for the whole season s use.
I'ncl.s About Milk.
Cream cannot rise through a great dcptl:
of milk. If, thcrcforCj milk is desired to re
tain its cream. for a time, it should be put
into a deep, narrow dish : and if it be de
sired to free it most completely of cream, it
should be put into a broad shallow dish, not
much exceeding one inch in depth. The
evolving of cream is facilitated by a rise, and
retarded by a fall of temperature of the
dain- 50 fahrenheit all the cream will
probably rise in 3G hours ; but at 70 it will
perhaps rise in half that time, and when the
.11 i . .i - . .i
mute is Kept near tuc ireczing point, tne
cream will rise very slowly, because it be
comes solidified. In wet and cold weather
milk is less rich than in dry and warm; The
season has its effects. The milk in spring
is supposed to be the best for drinking, and
hence it would be best for calves; in sum
mer it is liest suited lor cheese, and in
autumn, the butter keeping better than that
of summer, the cows less frequently milked,
give richer milk, and consequently more
butter. The morning's milk is richer than
that of the evening. The last drawn jmilk,
the "strippings" at each milking, and at all
times ana seasons, is richer than that first
milked, which is ever the poorest. jr. II
Jour, of Agriculture.
How to Clean limnoxs. A ladv sends
us the following receipts for cleaning ribbons,
which she wishes published for the benefit
of those of her sex who wish to try a success
ful experiment, as sho has done. In these
hard times all economical hints arc accept
able : Wet the ribbon in alcohol and fasten
the end of it to something firm : hold the
other end in your hand, keeping the ribbon
out straight and smooth ; rub it with a piece
of castile soap until it looks decidedly soapy;
then rub hard with a sponge, or, if much
soiled, withtheback of a knife, keeping the
ribbon dripping wet with alcohol. M hen
you have exhausted your patience and think
it must be clean, rinse thoroughly in alcohol,
fold between clothes, and iron" with a hot
iron. Don't wring the ribbon ; if you do, jt
will get creases in it that you cannot get
out. J-lxeJianjc '
monument is to be erected in Jamaica
to Baron Von Kctclholdt one of the vice
. : r .1 t. t- i i
iiuia ui me m-rnj revuu. anous legisla
tive measures to prevent future outbreaks
arc propood, among them, one to regulate
Academy of Dancing,
con. motor axi vixr. NTRrnrfi.
AM. IMKIIIOXAm.i: DAXO-S
H YSTE Jl Jt ATI CA I.t. Y TAUOHT.
ctassu urn AS.rottows:
1 w icTl'll r T c-1 -1 VTi t tnTt?c nT ir?
A'X CTcry Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.
flents Claw, Wednesday and Saturday oveninc
at lii o'clock.
I'. S. This class Is exclusively for newherinncrj
Tlbms Ten lfcillar. fcr the Session, in advance
GU0K0U I'UATT. Teacher,
dcr!-tf 1DST Office Vox 276.
PAYNE, JAMES & CO.,
Cor. Cliurcli and College S(sM
,TFER' THEIR feKnviCES .TO TIIETR
iricnds a tioncrnl toiiimlwilon .Mcr
IttK. and r-etificctfullv tulieit cnnilmrarnf
They arc prepared to rcccifa . r
COTTON AND TOBACCO,
.inu i. .,i luuitn vivij puu avipjiu Ui illa
tion to those who will entrust their bnsiuefs t
PAYXE, JAMES CO.
! f I I 11 A Trc avdaci -t-
l I . ununniMi.. nf 1 ! " 1
, , . a postage cstaoiunea Dy law;
many letters of importance are daily lost to those
interested, by being improperly or insufficiently
stamped. Tho regulations require that all such
letters dropped into post offices shall be immedi
ately forwarded to tho Dead Letter office, where
tney are never heard from unless they contain
money, or other enclosures of value. We pro be :
low some information which may prevent vexation
The rate of postage on letters within the United
States 13 3 cents for every letter or sealed package
weighing ono ounce tir under. Those over ono
half ounce, 6cents;ahd3cent3 for every additional
half ounce. PrepaynicntwithStarapsin allcaseais
required. All letters without the necessary post
age stamps, or which aro stampixl nith revenue
stamp, will be forwarded to tho Dead Letter of
fice immediately after being dropped' into any
l'ostaso stamps issued prior to 1800 are worth
ies, and will not answer for present purposes.
M ogivetho ratcs of poitace to such points in
foreign countries nsonr people arc most likely to
desire to communicate with:
T.l Ttn.lon Ppiiw.n 1 ...1 . tl 1.11 i
1 . . viuivu uiu, ji uLij iiui ex
ceeding half an ounce 23 cents, and newspapers
v v ..7 , ...LHiLuui i.uum muii,ieiiersiocenis,
newspapers 3 cents; French mail, puarter ounce
)1 .1.1.1. h.ir.nnuq.4.
Tp Brazil, via England letters not exceeding
half an ounce, 45 cents, newspapers 4 cents;-via.
Franco', letters not exceeding quarter of an ounco
33 cents, half an ounce GO cents.
British .N'orth American Provinces, excepting'
wwv uiiiw, ,viii;i3 unit uj uuacti, in cents, news
'papera 2 cents.
Canada lotters half an ounce 10 cents, papers
Pnl. lir in ..
ujii uumu juci-uix, papers ccnis.
Denmark Prussian closed mail, letters 31 cents,
paper 0 cents; Bremen opd Hamburg. 20 cents,
papers 3 cents; French 27 cents, quarter ounce; .51
finta hHlf nnn..
I ranee letters quarter ounco 5 cents, half an
ounce 30 cents, papers 2 cents,
(iernjan States Prussian closed mail.prcpaldtS
cents; trench mail.21 cents;Brcincntaail,15cents.
papers 3 cents. -
Great Britain and Irqland half bunco, letters
Hamburg, direct from New York half ounco
lattma II) nnnto I) . . . 1 . 1 1 , .
w vvuic, iatiuiB ccBia; xjfcineii man, let
ters 13 ccnU, papers 3 cents; Prussian jnail, let
ters 23, papers G eenU. -,
Hayti, via England letters .45 cents, papers 4
cent ' - r
it, ii- i t i ,i . ... ...
oiuiiium xruucu man, quarter ounce letters 21
cents, half ounce. 42 cents; open mail, via London,
letters 21 ecnts,- papers cents; British packet,
icu era o renm ; papers z cents. ,
Xcw Brunswick and New Foun-lland-rialf
A..n..l.M.in 1 . ' . n i
uuiim iy tcm?; pupurs z. cents.
Roman nnd Papal States Prussian elo3tl mail,
half ounrn letters H, papers 0 cents; French mail
ijuimin tjunt-u tcuera zi cents, papers i cents.
Swcedcn Prussian closed "mail. 3S cents forlialf
A,. T . t .. . . i' . .. . i. .. li
vuuw ikuu;., j'a,.cia u uviiis; .rru3i:ui urjiam
.tl 1 . ry . . i . . - t ' i
uaik iuiiu, luitujs im cuiiuf jiapcrs o cents; r renen
mail, quarter ounco letters 33 cents, half Ounce 03
College Street, near Union,
Designated Depositary nnd Financial Agent of the
Is prepared to transact a regular Banking busi
ness, and furnish Excbango on
Government Securities, Gold and Silver, bought
nnd sold on commission.. -
Jons Lcjisdex, CashV;
W. J, Thomas, Ass't Cash'r
dec 11m. .
THIRD NATIONAL BAM,
W. W. Berry,
JOS. W. ALLKX.t ,
Edgar Joses.1 '
A., J. Duscax',
IUx'l V. Carter,
CiiAS. E. IIji.lmax,
This Bank occupies the building formerly occu
pied by tho Planters' Bank, corner of Union and
Collcgo streets, nnd is prepared to buy nnd sell
Gold, and Sitter, Draflt, V. S. Stcuritiei, and Stale
Jiond; Oallect Soto, Vraftt, Ouupom, etc., in all
parts of tho United States.
5-20 Bond! nml 7-30 Treasury Notes al
ways on hand, and for sale. Gold Coupons cashed
and compound interest Notes bought at the high
est rates. EDGAR JONES, Cashier..
W. W. BEUUY. '.'resident,
W. E. CORNELIUS,
Covei'inneht ami City
U N D E K T AK ER
E M IS A ill HI E R,
DEI'AKTMIOT OF TUB COHtEmjiXD.
Principal Office Booms, j
IV. 40 IEUKCIff STUSEET,
TriLL attend to Embalming nnd furnishing
? I Cases, and shipping bodies of Soldier?, Em
ployees, and Officers as heretofore, and 'at the
prices established by Department Headquarters.
Having buried nil the Soldiers, OOiccrs, and
Employees who havo died at this Post, gives us
tne niivantngc oi tno itccoril ol Uu rials, etc., to
rcfirto, and by which to furnish information to
riends or relatives nhroml. nnd tn disintrr lmilips
buried at this point.
City Undertaking. '
I am better Prepared than ever to attend all
Funerals of citizens of the siirroundinir pniinfrr.
and to furnish all the best modern styles of
CASUS, CASKCT.S AXI COFriXN,
Hearses. Carriages, etc.. accompanied bvrcliablo
nfMstnnts. of long cypcriencc, and a thorough
knowleilgo of tho wants and wishes of friends on
such occasions, and n disposition to comply with
All orders will bo' promptly and carcfullv at
tended to, and at prices to correspond with the
itoniES nir.iti:i rno.n a distance
We have made arranccments with resnonsible
UnucrtaKcrs m tlic ilincrcnt cities to sent! tn us
the remains of parties who have died awav from
home during tho present disturbed condition of
tho country. dcci tf.
FARM IXC! Oiri.E.IIEXTS,
X O. 2 PB B II C S QUA R E,
' a. Gr e n rr s
it JInnitfacturei-K Prices,
With Frcisht Added.
The best Two and Four none
Lcrcr Powers and Threshers :
The best One and Two horse Bail way
Powers and Threshers;
The best Rcaplnr and
SATTLY GANG PLOWS: ' - ' '
STRAW CUTTERS, etc
Circulars mailed to any address, orlo bo had on
JT. ir. WARNER A CO-
, No. 2 Public Squre, NasnTilIe, Tennessee.
METCALFE ;BR0S.& CO.
m. 73 BK0AI) STREET
GEXERAX. OB VEAUER&:
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- - . 4j. it : -
..AOEVrS roil THE SALE OF
.!. . p' 'li i ;. ' i . -
Cottoir Yarns aiifl. Sheetings
' : i
L A W It F. S C E 11C II (i, 1
. ' i. - .tesxessek,
a:. : .
s - J
"WE HAVE.KE-0PENED OUR OIL HOUSE.
1 1 ,and nave perfected arrangements with our
:' Old-Oil Manufacturers
for unlimited supplies of
Specially prepared for
COTTON MACHINERY AND HAILR0ADS,
and have now in store a largo stock of
Different Kinds of Oil,
superior to any wc have ever kept before.
We also have on liand a good supply of
YARNS AX SHEET1XHS.
Metcalfe Bros. &Oo
(Ijite r Itoyd t I'coMox,)
GrXEKAIi STEA3IIIOAT AEXT,
CORNER OF BROAD AND FRONT STREETS,
A. Hamilton .t Co. H. S. French .V Co.
.1. A. McAllister .t Co. Hillman Bro's .t Son.
John W. Terrass.Presid't Chamber of Commerce.
O G2 CD OS 02.
Jjiqtwvs, Wines, Cigurs, Tobacco,
'So. 35 South .Side Broadivay,
100 Hhds. primo New Orleans,
SO do do Porto Rico bugar,
50 do do Cuba Sugar,
100 Bnrrcls Crushed and Powdered Sugar,
'JO do (irannlntcd Sugar;
100 do A. and B. Coffee Sugars,
75 do C. extra assorted Brands,
200 do Yellow Sugar,
600 Bags Rio Coffee,
25 Mats Java' Coffee,
20 do Laguira Coffee,
10 Bags Ginger,
10 Bags Allspice,
20 llagsrcppcr, ; ,
75 Barrels Alackcrcl, ' . i
501bbls.do. i i - '-
COO Kitts do. ;
50 Boxes Soap, . , ' '
150 do Starch, . .
100.0UO Cigars, assorted brands. '
300 Boxes Candles,
100 do Basins,
500 Cases Oysters,
100 Dozen Buckets, ;
Together with everything usually k cpt in Wholo
salo Grocery Houses.
100 Barrels Robertson County-Whiskey,
50 do Bourbon do do.
3) do ltyo do.
125 do Rectified do.
5 Casks Hennessey Brandy.
5 do - Otard.Dupuy A Co's. Cognao, -lQBarrcls
Applo B., very old, '
10 do Peach do.
5 do Sherry Wine,
In store and for talc at
Xo. 33 Broadwaj",
dccl-lra. NASHVILLE, TENN.
Attorney sit JLi n. , av ,
office, yo. ecu cherry street
Prompt Attention Gicm to Cbllcctumt.
Caruthers .t Cooper, NashTille, Tennessee.
Guild, Smith Jt Guild, Nashville. Tennessee.
Hon. Balie Peyton, NashvillCtTennessee.'
Hon. J. B. White. Nashville, Tenncsee.
Hillman, Brother Sons, Nashville. Tennessee,
lion. M. E. Oallaway, Memphis, Tennessee.
IMibllilitxl nt the Southern Jlethodlit
FiibUthlnsr House, under the auspices of the
Methodist Episcopal Church South. Its issues
will be xciumcd 1st January, 1SCC Tewis: Till
1st July, invariably in advanee. 2.00. Under
$10 may sent hy tho mails at our risk. Sums of
10 and upwards, by Eiprcss, at our expense.
Subscriptions are mado to cad lit July, for the
1st. That is tho end of our fiscal year.
SI. During the time our Urneral Conference
will hold its scsion, and its newly elected officials,
cdltorsuSrc, will by that time be at their posts.
Sd. The prices of material, and expense in
volved in its publication, may, by that time, mod
ify or more clearly indicate a permanent lubscrip-
' As nost subscribers will donbtles" desire to be
gin with the Ut issue, wc will strike off a large
Our friendss will wnd us their names at once.
Brethren of the pre who will aid in extending
this notice, will render inch a favor as win be
blrhly appreciated, and at any time cordially re
ciproeated. J. B. McFERRIN, Accnt.
NA3rrTiLLR.Dcc.15, 1S03. tf
TiiouAs c. rowrjg,
BKM. P. SOT.
i . .
C O MIS S IO.N- MEKCIIAXTS;
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i . w. v.i4CUjyi ,.
.... - r.
Cotton nnd .Tobacco, Ulieat, Slonr,
ro.Ric; . " ,; "
' ' BACON.' , .. .
IVRD.- - -:. . .
F10;IIiON: ASD ; ri!ODCC 'GEXERALL 1
Xivi. 9 nnd II Rrond Street
"VxEWILL ICEEP ON HAND A LARGE
, I.V ,and well selected stock of " '
g.r o'c'1e,r.b: e s.'-; t
. ' T " 1
KOR THE , ."WHOLESALE -' TKADE-
. . . i . i ,i
yj-j BARRELS BOURBON WHISKY,-
60 - " Robinson County 'Whisky,
50 " . OldRyo do .
50 " BecUficd ' ' do"
20 " Oognac Brandy,
20 hfbbls To do 1,
10 barrels Holland Gin, . .'
10 hfbbls do do ..
20 hf bbls New England Rum,
20 hf bbls Ginger Brandy, "
20 kegs do do ...
20 hf bbls Cherry Brandy,
20 kegs Lemon Cordial,
20 kegs Ginger do "
i50 baskets Heidsic, (pints and quarts).
20 boxes Sparkling Catawba, - ... .
100 sacks primo Rio.Coffcc.
75 barrels New Orleans and' Island Sugar, "
50 " Crushed ' ' .do
50 " Powdered -do
60 " Coffee -do-150
" choice Irish Potatoes. . I '
15 'V TabloSalt, 1 i
'Jo " Molasses, ..r-.J .
'Si hfbbls do ' : r-M f
25 barrels Syrup, ;
50 hf bbls and kces Syrup, :
50 kits Mackerel, Nos. 1 and 2. -.
25 hf bbls do
25 qr bbls do
50 boxes Cheese,
50 do Candy,
50 do Star Candles,
50 hf and qr boxes Star Candles,
50 boxes German and Family Soap,
50 do Pickles, (qts and pts).
10 gross Preston ,t Merrill's l east Powders,
50 boxes Starch,
10 cases 04) Sardines,
25 boxes Raisins,
50 hf nnd qr bxs Raisins,
50 dozen Painted Buckets,
500 reams Wrapping Paper.
100 dozen Brooms,
20 dozen Sieves,
500 kces Nails.-
To which wo invito tho attention of the rtcr
chants of Tennessee. Georgia and Alabama.
Strict attention will bo paid to receiving and
forwarding, and to the salo of Groceries and all
goods on consignment.
ilcing in tne large and commodious store and
warehouse, so long and favorably remembered as
the hou'e of Johnson & Smith, nnd afterwards as
Fisher, Wbeclcss.t Co., with the immense sheds
and storage rooms, we I eel prepared to handle all
Cotton. Tobacco and General Produce, or goods
on innsiimnint- on ns fjivornlilo lornw nn mv
nuusc in mu cu , auu CApectinff 10 establish our
business unon a permanent basis, wc nromisc to
do all in our power to merit a liberal share of
UAUUiiW akd lturii always on band.
STRATTOX, POINTER fc Co.
MATT. T. IIAGEX,
WHOLESALE GROCER, COTTON FACTOR,
GEXEKAI. COMMISSION MERCHANT,
NO. ft BROAD STREET,
BETWEEN MARKET AND FRONT.
t- ,. i
Liberal Advances Made on Consignments,
MATT. T. HAGEN,
WHOLESALE GROCER, COTTON FACTOR
GENERAL COMMISSION MIIRCirAXT,
NO. 5 BROAD STREET,
BETWEEN MARKET AND CFRONT,
Liberal Advances Mado on Consignments,
DRUGS & MEDICINES.
LITTERER & CABLER;
E(Successors to W. T. Gray i Co.)
AVholesnlo nml Itctnil Denlcrs in
Drugs, Medicines, Oils,
PAINTS. DYE-STUFFS,' '
ETC., ETC., ETC..
Southwest Cor. Broad and Market Sts.,,
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XASIIVITXE, TEXX. r.j.
I ' ' -- i ; )
TF. RESPECTFULLY CALL THE ATTEN-
tcnlionor tho trado to our complete hock oi
Perfumery, Fancy Articles,
ETC.. ETC.. ETC.. ETC.
IR. E. A. HARBERT 'Will be found at the
Old Stand, and ready to serre alL.
dce.Mm I.ITTEltER A CARI.ER.
TJERSONS wishing Building Lime can have
l. meir orucrs uiiea ny leaTin.
Per IJiwhcI. .
XI. S. HAMILTON,'
No. 25 Church strecL
... mt n
ONE hundred Coal Miners a UO -nines m rar
adise. on Green River, seventy, miles from
Bowling drsec is-.n
BOOTS & SHOES.
P. FULLER. r - S.fB: TOCKAKD.
E AG LXE
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BOOT AT8D SHOE
, S T O 11 E J :
1 .' . " S i- i - I "
. - .-X ',: , .1 , .
-. SE - . r . ' t
.. - ,
llavc-consiantlj- on linutl a.
ijafge: and Well- aissorted
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Mens' Fine French Calf Boots
Boys' & Youth's Shoes Boots
. ". . . .
' . OF EVERT DESCItlTTION . '
Mens' and Boy's Brogans,
LADIES' AND MISSES
Fine Congress Gaiters of all Kinds.
5 f . : S V ; i) : :? 1
LADIES' AND MISSES'
LADIES' AND MISSES'
OF ALL KINDS. ,
WE ARE ALSO PREPARED TO MANUFAC-
GENT'S FINE CALF BOOTS
to order on short notice.
FUIXEIt A STOCKAKI.
dec I lui.
M. S. STOKES & CO.,
JOBBERS AND RETAIL DEALERS
BOOTS,. SHOES AS It HATS,
Best Philadelphia custom-work always on hand of
GENTS, ' ' . .'
MISSES AND ' J 1 "( '
No. 5C College Street,
NEAR THE PUBLIC SQUARE.
I H. THOMPSON,
DEALER IX THE
.'tit- ) I ' ' i
Enulish and Ocrtnan HalMIesc,
fllovcs, Suspenders and Cravats,
Handkerchiefs and Collars.
: Hcary Scarlet and
White Ribbed Shirts and Drawers
n ' - Gentlemen's DmsW Itobcs,
Trunks, Valises and TraTclline Bad, . .
Cornb, Brushes and PcrfonicTy;
I R. H. THOMPSON'
No. 28 Cherry Street,
W.BU)OD. " W-. B. CBEGOBT. T. . ClABK.
. p. ciiArrit
Iite of Mobile, Ala
Blood, Gregory & Co.,
liid Dealers In Produce
' aiid Provi.Hioh.s.
cuiii paii ron a ei.
KINDS COUNTRY PRODrCE.
. t- .t,4. OH EROAD STEET.
TH,R E K D.0V0 II S EAST OF Q H E!K R Y
j .me-MM -Ii i il- "
DRUGS & MEDICINES
S. L. DIMOVILLE.
J. W. HEIGHT
DEMQViLLE & CO.;
A P O'-X EE CARIES
COR. CHURCH AND CHERRY STREETS,
(Opposite Tost Office,)
Dcalci-s in Drugs,
Inints, Oils, Dye-StuflV,
Pcrfuiucrj, Toilet Articles,
Era, etc;' .. etc etc.
rTE HAVE NOW ON HAND A LARGE
I f assortment of tho above named articles and
invite tho attention of our City and Country
friends and dealers to them.
HOUSE PAINTERS and others are invited to
the larce stock of Paints (Dry and in Oil) of every
FARMERS AND GARDNERS aro respectfully
invited to bear in mind that wo will shortly have
in store the largest stock of
LANimETirs vnr.su : aruen seed?
ever brought to this market. Also,
A large stock of
We invito country dealers and otners to call and
examine our largo stoek of Goods suited to their
trade beforo purchasing elsewhere, feeling assured
that wo can givfl entire satisfaction.
t i .
PHYSICIANS will always find on hand a largo
I JN" S T H 'U M E jSt T S,
(SimGICAI, am di:xtaio
MEDICAL SADDLE BAGS;
TRUSSES, SUSPENSORIES, etc..
And prepared to fill orders punctually, and on the
most reasonable terms.
Prepared carefully by competent Prcscriptlonist
at ALL' HOURS. '
DRUGS! DRUGS !
OI,I i:STAMSIIEI DRUG
FOltBES & STEPHENS,
WHOLESALE AND VIM
Corner' jo1!ckc and Union Sis.,
"We have just received from New York
markets very large additions to our former
assortment, and would call tlic attentipn of
the public to the largest and most complete
rums xsi FKivSir drugs
Ever brought to thli city.
.100 lbs BIuo Stone.
3 gross Drakes' Plantatien Bitters,
10 grens Ccdron Bitters, t
10 grots Hestctter's Bitters.
S gros IUback's Bitters. ,
15 gross McLane's Vermifuge.
10 grors Fnhnettoek's Vermifuge, .
ti gross Jaynes' Eipceterant,
5 gross Ayer's Cherry Pettoral,
40 barrels Coal Oil,
10 barrels Varriub, . assorted,
IO barrels Lard and Linseed Oil.
A large Stoek ef
Fine IVJncH and Uqnory,
A Tcry large itock of
Garden Seedi, growth of
18 6 5. .
20,000 Papers assorted Stetls,
" 10 bbls Oirion Setu
2bbJa rompkin Seed.
All of which is oflercd to thc Trade and the
rublic generally at the very lowest price.
FORBES. fc STEPHENS,
Cor. College and Union its.
STOVES; TINWARE &c.
T1I0S. It. r.roff. ...
BUCK, BARNES & 00.1
So. 21) Xorih Market Strcci
orrosrrK sr. rntAnxs hotei,
IT AVE ON HAND A LAP.OE ASSORTME l
1 1 r ir...(i..ii-..i.i...t,: ',I1J-S
" a. ... ".v .....M ...... .... r. ii. rIUil..Qi
able fur the wholeile and retail trail?. We Icp.
on hand fonMantty large quantities of Ti
Plnlp, Sheet Iron nnd Sheet Coppe
Wire, all site. AVo havo on hand and arc ma a
nfiwtunnsr all descriptions of Tintra-e. We kr.
T.- I - it- it . . r . a
ana ra Canister Spice IIoim, etc. Flamsh.l
Coffee ami Tea PoK Hasina etc. India Knbbl
1lnt llTEu Ol V l v TV -i M
IT 11 tin. 1. It I - ) it . , V
vuury .iiuia ui nn crancj, iiaicneia
Counter anl Tea Scales. AW of which wo offer i
wl iwl 1 J reran iratio as cucap as 11 cal
Yc solicit a call from our old friends and mcs
chants troilintp in ihw m..tp I
V pot on TIN HOOFING, raakeand nutdnwl
tv. xntsox. n. w. BtmoRrr. t. j. wilsoJ
X TF. WIZSOJr t0 CO.l
' .No. 17 Collcsc Street,
TIX A3TD COPlEU 1VAIH
WROUGHT IRON COOKING STOVES.
Wholesale and rotail dealers in
COOKING & HEATED J
HOUSE FURNISHING CJ00MS.
COAL OIL L.V.MPS AND COAL OIll
TIN PLATE, SHHBT IRON.
WIRE AND TINNER'S FINDING;!
And Tin Ware of evsry description.
ASTinRsofing done in tho bet manner.
AUCTION & COMMISSION.
II. II. k Ll
F .nifrly wl'li L.
U. . ilei( j.
Formerly of II. .t
IS. Dotifflax A Co., ami
Cooke, Bailey Jc Co.
GODSHALL & HOLLANfll
Auction. CinmI.wIoii A rirnnnllii
V It II A N TS,
No. SM SOUTH MARKET STREET,
Constennwnts of Cottwn, Dry Goods, Bm t, Ph-'J
Hats, Tbeee, fireeerlen, Ac., soh itcJ.
u r.r Kit kvi:h.
I. TCoarer, "Km.. Cahlr Planter's Pantr
A.J. Iltinesin. ti
Prex't Hank of the Lnioil
lt- C AfaN'alrr. Kin.. Sec'r Commercial In.
K. I. Farnnwarlh. Kw.. Arnt Insurance tDI
Kwin Sr Pervlleton. UTlfnlo UnirjJli.
Huch Douirliu. Rwi.. Irfxiinrille. Kr
Ilyrii Dondas. Ifi.. N.nhTilI. Tenn.
U II. Klt. Kvi., Jahril!e. Tenn.
AVEAELEY & WARREtf
No. IS North Collrcc HU,
WIIBLISILR t BSTAII. DIM LI S3 V
irrr., irrc. etc.
UM4 and s as Wsre parebasis;.
1O0O HAI.I1S COTTOX.
urE HAVE A SAFE AND LARGE WAII
HOL'.K for Moru. and am nrersr I
makollfceral CASH ADVANCES ON
DongliiJit Hon & C
RB IKMKM.ii. I No. ttO '.,rJi M:-b-" '
Brtx II. DovLms. Nvhvi!'c. T.
r.l WelTelrharfeihoc- . " J
DMri!. ii-Rj Dum. ad willt t-radl
see their old friends.
M r- " 0 0
h g : - rA Z
H 3 s S a I f
g 8 s I SIM
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A I S a
S . P c I fl S $
n f--S "5 - v e -
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r J0 t2 T. o M of
P O ti s ? j t I
CO S & S