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'0o Union.aad 'Aerism! W i sir; ori er Charo
i O .' .5 .
Voluntary coaraHsicitlon containlne interest
; UMt Cherry, streets, onwM Mj?ort 0ceJ
lm or Important news, solicited from mj quarter.
News letters from the various counties ef the
State especially desired. . r
All communications should bo addressed' to fee
NASHYILLE, TENNESSEE TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1866.
1STQ 30. 5
Proportionate rates for shorter period;.
Sateeriptions Invariably ia advaaee.
" Editors of the Ustox as Axuiour."
fftBrlade Sareeon. S. A.)
JKpctlalfeT- XST AURIST,
S'OBce S9 Cedar treUetween Samaer and Cherry,
Office for treatment of all Diseases of the Eye
ad Ear, operations for fcquintinc. uaiaraci, ecu.
-''EE Alt ESTATE AGENTS.
THE firm heretofore cxlsdjnjrnnder the. name
firm and rtyle of VT. MATT DROWN k Co
.(Drown retires from the busisess. Mr. Ca endcr.
:. ;li Phineu OarrctU will co
tiriue the Real Estate business at tne old stand
W.-MatU Jirown k Co, jSM&HW"
CAltENDER k GARRETT,
-v Ba'cccsiors to IV, Matt. Deowj A Co..)
Real Estate Aeronts,
41 Cbcrry Street,
4 trrr.T.w. hir nmmnt Attention to th icll'inc
and rentlne of crcry description of Real Estate.
Untitling Lots for Sale,
A LARGE NUMBER OF FARMS.
. b i- : 3 .. .
1st. A fine Reslilcnee, containlne IS rooms. In
rre territory. Also two vacant Lots adjoining;.
2d. That i-plendid 'Reidon'ce of the late James
Johnson, on Hroad Strcct, between Summer and
llieh street, containine 8 rooms, besides servants
rooms and other out bouses.
3d. That splendid Residence of the late Hardin
P. Do-ticlt, containlne about 10 rooms, out house,
etc Oood Sprint and spring- bouse' with B4
seres or land, immediately adjacent to the city, on
the Charlotte Pike.
4th. 50 acres of sround of the Barrow property,
on the Charlotte Pike, which will be divided to
Mh. A very larito, number of Lots In the City
and the different Additions to Aoseville. 2i Lots
in Edeeficld and Brownsville.
Cth. A very large number of the BEST FARMS
'"In this and the adjoinine counties. Apply to
J. L. A- R. W. DROWX,
decl-lm 33H Uniou street.
alukst m. villi.
w. brtce Tnovrsos
vDILLIH & THOMPSON,
KE.VI, ESTATE AXD
PROMISING FAITHFUL AND PROMPT
attention to all business entrusted to our care,
we respectfully tender our services to the Public.
h -as General AienU. for the Purchase and Sale of
Real Estate; Rentlne and Leasing of City .or
Country Property: Collection of Notes? Accounts
anTvoVl.Vrs; Ipvestication of Titles, etc., etc.
DILLIN k THOMPSON,
" ' Office, over Second National BanV, Collego street,
- BOOKS, STATIONERY, &c.
W. C. COLLIER,
WHOIF-SAIS AND RETAIL DKALKB IN
'M 1 JSCHOOL'BOOKS.ELANK, BOOKS, GOLD AND
Arnold' VVrltliitrriHitl Ootijinjr Ink,
Weddine. Visiting and Printer's Canls,
JAM i And the Latest LKerature of the Dayt
XO. tl7 UXIOX STREET,
( (Between Cherry and College.)
' " ' '! ' NASHVILLE, TENN.
Ordsrs solicited for every description ofrPrinting.
t! imvn rrmnrisl our Stock to tho Ware-
..n... rimrrll anil OollcCC StrCCtS.I
r ' i J...t.i u D.vna JmnM A- (Vi 'where!
Iwe hopc t0 0ZT furrocr patrons and the pub-j
Our Stock Is
)0 A HO
x t And we.alwaj-s ssll
i C . 1 rt
,T!ic lowest i
tp MfcaWJ "liAsPEXQERCO. "
dec 19 '
"U: S;Cr.VII AGENCY,
- SLlt .';)-.
m 'U" Nor29-NORTK-CHERRYSTREET.
Special attention paid to tne
. 4 9SSSertaAsyKr
NO CHARGES IN ADVANCE.
HOWARD i NELSON,
Attorneys and U. S. Claim AsenU.
Rktriiisck. Hon. 0. F. Trier, V. S. District
udre: Anson Nelson. Esq President Second Na
onal Bank; MaJ. Gen. Donaldson, Chief Ouar-
&0AP!' S0APi! 'SOAP!!!
DAWirS IMI'ROVED EK.VSIVE SOAI'.'
THE CHEAPEST "
1 1A t.H!fSba'p maclc in itlie Unlled
' t. -Send your Orders to
RODDY & CO.,
MAN UFA CTURERS,
o. 00. Church Street,
-. . J
D. D. DENTON $ CO
It i 1 i
J Mh fs u. -1 t i I
SKA fcili 'i i
fw-,AXD TAXDV MAXErACTORV,
' fi -
rT.t l ' O AXD H ROAI STREET.
can .be supplied, on short notice
' with Tcrrthing- in our Line, matlc by our
' 'keV '
K "3iMWT0 Crckcn,
- r"4 And.Caady.
' Alao, Bread, Calcc, etc., etc.
D. V. DENTON 0. M. HUNTINGTON.
GROCERS & BANKERS.
3. B. CKliCO,
EWING & CO.,
Corner Buildin? Market and Church streets, foi-
mcrlr occupicu by tmnt. Jlctrory x uo. .
IRE RECEIVjING; andsvojn store the fol-
100 barrels Brown Sugar.
SO do A CoQeeiucar,
23 do II do- do
25 do C do do
SO . do Stuart's Crcshcd Suear, swndard, .
Si'dd' 'do A' dd ' .'do" do yr.
' do Powdered do - ,e
15,, do Syrup,
25 do -"Molasses, .
60 k'gs Syrup, 5 and 10 eals.,
CO barrels No 1 and 2 Mackerel,
tiOhfdo- -do do
60 qrdo do do
200 kits do Po
4 !- it
barrels t. N. t Uo J Wbuky,
25 do S. N. Pike's
2V) boxes star candles,
'60 dozen brooms,
100 boxes ehees,
60 boxes raisins,
600 kegs nails,
100 reams paper,
60 boxes assorted soap,
40 kees cinrr, :
30 dozen buckets,
60 sacks Kio coffee.
100 boxes candy,
60 baskets champaeoe,
30 cases Sardines, -'
60 boxes starch, .
60 do pickles
20 do Madder, . ;
75 barrels apples,
SO boxes assorted wines.
1009 barrels Flour, all irrades.
200 do i'otatoes, - ;
100 boxes Fire Crackers, - .'
100 cases assorted Liquors,
In addition 16 the above ire have a ccncral as
sortment of groceries, nil of which were bought
during the present pressure in tho Eastern mar
kets. We expect to sell goods on short profits,
and would bo pleased to havo our old friends call
on us. EV7INQ k CO.
-A. O. Ewinc. of the former firm of Ewine. Me-
Crorv .t Co.. will bo found with the above firn for
the purpose of settling up their business. dccSl
C. POWELL, GREEK & CO.
,G E NRAL ; lQ OM'M I SSI ON
Columbus Poweli.,, formerly C. Powell k Co.,
Knoxvtllr, Tenn .
F. CfREEN, formerly Nichol, Green k Co. Nash
Cnt, M. McUhee. livintr at Knoxville, Tenn.
BY the above card it will ho seen we havo cs
tablirhed ourselves inNewYor for tho pur
pose of doing a Icgitmate commission business ;
and being a lenncssce house, wo respectfully so
licit tho patronage of our Southern friends gen
erally. He nro amply prepared to mako cash ad
vances on consignments j to loan currency on gold
nithniit.rhareo of interest : to nurchase and sell
cottn, tobacco, flour and pork : also gold stocks,
bonds, and government securities on a margin ex
clusively on commission.
C POWELL, GREEX Co
dec 20 3m
MUTUAL LiFE INSURANCE
HOME ori'CE: XO. 0 XOitTH TIUItD St
SAINT LOUIS, MISSOOni.
ASSETS. July 1, 1805 .83U,04I 37:
ivldendi declared lo.PoHey'JIoldcrs Jan. 1, 18G5,
Uld Fortll rterj Cent.
Reader, Is Your Life Insured 1
If not, what provision havo you made for your
denendontones? TIIINKI hat would be
their pecuniary situation were you to
If It is wise to Insure,, is it prudent to Delay?,
DELAYS Am: DANGEROUS.
JAMES 1I.LUCUS -SAMUEL WILLI
Robert 31. l tinKliouer, ol unKnouserA: nurneiu
Chas. I!. Peck, Prcsd'l of tho Philo Krob Iron Co.
Robert K. AVoods, Cashier of the Merchants Rank.
Jules Vail c, of Chouteau, Harrison .t Voile,
(leo. It.'Rnblnson, of Robinson k Oarlard.
Clus. V. McCord, ofMcCord k Co.. JIachinists,
John F. Thornton, of Thornton .t Pierce.
Isaao II. bturgcon, I'rcsid tol tno.. .mo. iiauroau
lion. John Hopui, ilembcr of Con press.
llcnry Ovcrstelt. of Ovtrstclx, Wagner & Co.,
Nich. Schaffcr, of Nicholas SchaiTer k Co., Star
William T. (lay, of Hanenkamn k Edwards.
David Keith, of Keith A .Woods, Booksellers and
R. P. Hanenkamn, of Oay t llanenkamp.
Itaac YY. .Mitchell.
D. A. January, of D. A. January k Co Grocers
and Commission Mcrchnnts.
Win. J. Lewis, of Lewis A Rro., Tohnsconuts.
F. Rosier, Jr., of F. Rosier, Jr., A Co
Jacob Tamm, of Taimn k Meyer.
SAMUEL WILLI, President.
JAMES II. LUCAS, Vice President.
WM. T. SELBY, Secretary. , .
WM. N. BENTON, General Agent.
DR. JOHN T. II0DGEN, Consulting Physician.
LACKLAND, CLtNE k JAMISON.Legal Adv'rs.
HON. KLI7.UR WRIGHT, Consulting Actuary.
SII.AS IC. FOOT,
State Agent for Tennessee.
! F. W. NTEPIIEXNOX.
Special Agents. Nashville, Tenn.
Olllrot Kocoml Xnttounl Rank Bnlldttifr.
Nashville Ical Beard of Referent: S
llillman.llro. k Sons, J. A. McAlister k Co.,
Jno. Klrkman. G. J. Stubblefield.
James M. Hamilton, A.Hamilton,
.lames N oodt.
Thos. R. Jenntnrs, M. D., T. M. Madden.
iBttiMttntty Agnlnat Eeasby Fire. River
t ' i
atift Rnllroml In the
Home Ina. Co. or X. A. Cash asset3.t,0(,000
Oolnmbln. Cash Canital J6OO.O0O'
Arctic. Cash Assets 625,000
IIartrortl,Cash Assets-. 1.000,000
Ise adjusted and promptly' paid at this OCice,
NV25$, Chenrttrcet. -
K. D. FARNSWORTII.
STATE OP TENNESSEE, t
A J.SIMPSON. ADMINISTR-TOR OP U
N. Simpson, deceased. Is hereby ordered to
givenoticein the Vmox axp Auexicax. and by
'written notice, at the Court Homo door in Win
chester. TennH for all persons havingclaims asralnst
said estate to appear and file the samo with the
andersigued, duly authenticated. In the manner
prescribed by law, en or before the 1st of April.
ISG3. THOS. SHORT. Clerk.
Frsiciit OrncxN. iCR- P
(Y akd after; W?r,eF0T5
V will be opened at 6 . u. for the reception of
UeclJ-las y. J0NS6, Afftat.
GROCERIES, LIQUORS, &c.
D. H. BilLET.
T. B. BXitflX.
J. V. CAM AT.
ilLEY, ORDWAY & CO.,
COMXISSIOX AXD FORWAKDtXO j ;
M E R C H A N.TJS,.
XO.7 BROAJD STREET,
2fcar the River,)
XASHVIEEE, it:i TEXXESSEE.
T ESPECTFULLY BEG TO ANNOUNCE TO
At thb Trade that they are now, receiving and
will have, in store one of thelargest and most com
nlo( Intxnrnraceries offered in this market for
some years past. The Goods were bought by one
ofi our firm in person in Baltimore and New 1 ork,
nil-n.n, eniuvlnll v fur thl 2BaiKet..a.Tno
lollowinff comprise a part of the stock:
300 Kicks Baltimore Bio CoflVe;
40 hogsheads Urown Bugar;
100 barrels A Coffee Sugar;
50 barrels B Coffee Sugar;
50 barrels C Coffee Sugar;
50 barrels Crushed Sugar;
50 barrels Powdered Sugar;
, 50 Granulated Sugar
500 barrels Flour, of all grades;
1000 sacks .Bran;
2000 barrels Salt;
20 barrels Molasses;
10 barrels Vinegar;
25 barrels Robertson County Whisky;
25 barrels liourbon wtiuicy;
5 barrels Holland Gin;
4 casks of .Brandy;
100 barrels and half barrels Mackerel;
100 kits Mackerel;
100 boxes Cheese;
50 boxes, and boxes Raisins;
15 barrels Almonds;
15 barrels Filberts; .
250 drums Figs;
50 cases assorted Pickles, quart and pint;
1UU cases vysiers;
25 cases Sardines;
200 boxes. and boxes Caadles;
100 bxsvariousbrandsSoap, plain andfancv;
-a . t si j,
b) boxes assonea ianaies;
10 boxes Brandy Cherries;
200 kegs Nails, assorted;
50 dozen Painted Bucket;
20 dozen Tubs in Nests;
15 casks Soda;
100 boxes Chewing Tobacco, all grades;
M cases amoKing aoducco;
50 dozen Brooms; ,
25 dozen "Washboards;
500,000 G. D. Caps';
100 bags Shot;
30 kegs .L'owaer;
25 bags Pepper;
25 bags Spice;
75 boxes Indigo;
11 casks Madder;
100 boxes Mustard,
'Zb boxes btarcn;
RAGGING, ROPE AXD TW3XEJ.
This stock is offered to the Trade only,-at small
crofits. We are determined to sell as cheap as tho
same articles can be had for in Louisville or Cin-
Having ainnle storage room, we invite consign
ments of Cotton and all kinds of Produce. We
will take in exchange
DRIED AITEES AXD PEACHES,
CIXNEXG AXD WOOL,
And will allow the highest market prices.
SAM. VANLEER, & CO.,
NO. 41 COLLEGE STREET,
SIGN OF THE BIG PADLOCK
AVE ON HAND AND ARE RECETVTNQ
a large and complete stock of i-nglisb, Uerr
i, and American HARDWARE,
WKIY. wn .MHnr. at rpftsonable nricos. The
stock consists in part of
PINE IXL TOCKET CUTLERY,
200 OROSS TABLE CUTLERY,
200 DOZ. KNOB LOCKS, assorted,
SO do HAND AND RIPPING BAM S.
S00d ASSORTED AUGERS.
n ,1 VnrVT AT17.E.
2000 lbs. HOOKS AND HINGES, assorted, 12 to
1000 lbs. ' DOIL CHAIN,
1000 " BLACKSMITH'S HAMMERS, all kinds:
25 WRIGHT'S ANVILS.
100 CROSS-CUT SAWS. 4J4 to VA tet.
Ca 3.11VL SAWS. 614 to 8 feet i-
CANDLESTICKS of all kinds
' TIN CUPS and PLATES.
TEA and TABLE SPOONS,
A very large stock of PLANES of every variety
PREMIUM 8TEEE PEOWS. .
Those wishing to purchase In our line (Will do
well to give us a call before buying.
NAM. VAXI.EER, CO.
6. W. FALL & CO.,
I 1? O I? T K S ,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS3
li.iKIlVAHE ASI CBTIjERT
NO. W rUBLIC SQUARE.
' (Kirkman k Ellis' old standj
We would .respectfully invite the attention ol
SPORTSMEN to our stock of
G- UN S,
Which eanndl be equalled here. It comprises all
grades, from the
PEART DOUI217E BARREL
S t :dlr) Vlli
WES LEV RICUARDM Jt EK
jius jl rcw
Breach XeadiHjj or! Cartridge
DRUGS & MEDICINES.
1 1..' x t .-nvi t
. 1 A V
S. & CO.',"
32 Market st opposite itni'onZ
E" ESPECTFULLY INFORM THE OLD PAT
rons of Dr. WELLS and the public generally,
that his successors will do all in their power, by
dilligent attention to business, to merit a continu
ance of the Doctor's .former largo and extensive
They will keep constantly on hand
' . .
PURE DREGS, AXD C1TEMICAE8,
Powers and Weightman's Celebrated Chemicals,
Blue Mass, Sulphate Quinine, Sulphate Morphia,
Iodine, Iodide Potash, Chloride of Gold, Ether,
Our Phannaceuial preparations are such as
Tinctures, Extracts, Syrups, Cerates, Ointments,
Plasters, etc., are made in strict accordance with
tho revised Pharmacopio.
Family ' Medicines,
Such as Pills, Ointments. Diarrhoea Cordials,
Ague Tonics, Alteratives, Invigorating Cordials,
Cough Medicines, and in fact all the ;
Of the day. Finest articles of Perfumery, Fancy
and Toilet articles of every description; fancy
perfumed Soaps. Hair Oils, Hair Restoratives,
Tooth Washes, Tooth Brushes, and nil articles in
this line pertaining to the Toilet.
Botanic .t Eclectic Medicines,
Such as Fresh Roots and Herbs, of all kinds;
Tildcnand B.'Keith's Alkaloid and Resnoid, and
their concentrated Extracts.
Trusses! Trusses!! Trusses!!!
For the million, of every size and variety.
Dental & Surgial Instruments,
Accurately filled, at all hours of the day and night.
Spices, Dye Stuffs, Paints,
Allspice. Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmegs,
Mace, Mustard, Aromatic Seeds, Madder, Span
ish Indigo, Logwood, Copperas, Blue Stone, Mu
riate of Tin, Cudbear, etc Window Glass. 8x10
to 40x00 superior quality. White Lead, Mixed
Paints, ready for use; Linseed Oil, Turpentine,
Coal Oil ; Lamps of every variety, and large sup
ply, at low rates.
Landreth's Garden Seed,
Just received, a very large supply. Also, a largo
lotff Grass Seed.
ROBERT P. JEXKIXS, Prcicriptionist and
and Pharmecist, at the Old Stand of H, S. Thatch
er, now of the firm of R, P. J. k Co., would in
form the Physicians of Nashville, and surround
ing country, that it is our aim to supply every
want of the Practitioner, in the lino of his pro
fession, and will spareno pains to accomplish that
end satisfactorily. He will be much pleased tosee
any of tho Faculty who will honor our establish
ment with a visit.
He hopes by constant attention to business to
merit a share of patronage, assuring them that
their favors will be prepared with fidelity, of tho
purest materials, and by himself personally, or an
Our stock embraces the greatest variety, and
everything coming within the Drug Business.
Giro us a call and we will guarantco satisfac
tion. All orders entrusted to our care filled with
promptness and accuracy.
R. P. JENKINS, it CO.,
32 .Market St., opposite Union,
SIGX OF TIIE MAX AXD MORTAR.
MUSIC, PIANOS &c.
33 UNION STREET.
rpHIS OLD ESTABLISHMENT DEALS IN
X. Pianos of Steinway and Sons, J. B, Dunham,
Robt. Nunn's, A, H. Gale k Co., and other first
class instruments. Carhairt, Nccdham k Co s un
rivalled CHURCH AND PARLOR ORGANS.
Abo, SHEET MUSIC, and
MUSICAL MERCHANDISE GENERALLY.
Give it a call before you purchase.
P. S. Have just added to the above list of
CAEEEXBERG fc VAEPEE.
Call and examine. dcc29-lm
PIANOS'! PIANOS !
C. WINJET ORGANS.
YOU WILL FIND TIIE BEST ASSORT
ment in the city at Lusk's New Music Store
Opposite St. Cloud notel. Also Sheet Music, and
Musical Instruments of all kinds. Be sure to call
before purchasing elstwhere.
Pianos tuned by Mr. Jackson.
Luck's Building, Church Street, opposite St.
Cloud Hotel, and 44 Union Street.
rtSPtXTOX k JOCLET.
M Water Street,
C UXDOX BALL
i. B. r-KXDLKTOX. . .
Late with Berthold, Smith k Co St- Louis.
JOUETT, HALL & CO.,
Cotton and Tobacco Factors
20 SOUTH MAIN STREET,
MERCHANTS EXCUAXOE BEOCIC,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
CoBsirssieeU of Cotton. Luff Tobacco, Sugar.
Coffee, Molasses, etc- solicited, and orders filled
for Pork. Baeon, Lard, Flour, Bagging, Rope, etc.
NOW IS THE TIME
: ,. T- u( ' ; '
.J Ht FORTHE
tW H4M& tr H
OUR -SEVERAL EDITIONS,
' J' ' (SOOS' TO BK KSTABLISnKD.)
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WII.E MEET TIIE WAXTS OF AEE
' CEASSES OF READERS.
The DAIEY will contain the
BY MAIL AND TELEGRAPH,
From all parts of the country, embracing
AXD A GEXERAE MISCEEEAXT.
Of information, relating to the Religious, Domes
tic and Social condition of the people,
NORTH AND SOUTH.
The Tbi-Wkeklv, which will be regularly issued
so soon as the necessary arrangements can be per
fected, will contain all the most important matter,
treated inthcDxiLT, and a large advertising list
showing tho general business of this and other
The Wkekly, which will bo enlarged as circum
stances shall require, will contain selectioas from
the other editions, of matter that will servo to in
terest and improve the old and the young,. It will
contain, in addition to its general reading, embra
cing all subjects of current thought and interest,
aWeekly Review of the markets ef this and other
cities, with which our people do business, and a
carefully prepared price-current of the Nashville
markets, including all articles bought and sold in
the city, whether of domestic production or im
ported from abroad. We also intend to make the
" Weekly Usios x xn Axkkicas," in all respect',
with solid and instructive matter for the advan
tage of the rising generation, and for the enter
tainment and comfort of those more advanced In
life. The proprietors of tho " Ukiox jisd Ameri
cas" havo lived and been engaged in the
newspaper business long enough to obtain a knowl
edge of the true wants of a great, honest and vir
tuous people.who, though unfortunate, are striving
to transmit to their descendants, in culture and
nurture, tho highest and most noble qualities,
industry, self-reliance, and dignity of character.
Fciiy appreciating te power and beneficence ot
woman, they will endeavor to make this paper an
acceptable companion to the mothers and daugh
ters of tho country, wherefrom they may derive
both profit and pleasure.
To persons desirous of making known to the
public their business, we may say that our circula
tion by mail, reaching every Post Office which has
been re-opened in the State, besides an extensive
circulation in adjoining States, gives our advertis
ing columns superior advantages.
The advance in the prices".? every article which
enters into the production'of newspapers is such
that the terms upon which they are furnished
must necessarily correspond. In common with
our city contemporaries, we have adopted the
following as the
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Tfnu of Habaeriptloa
Union and American,
i( Strictly In Advance,)
" for six months
" for three months
" for one month
W o"o lc 1 y.
Weekly, per annum-
for six months
for three months-
Due annottneeenl will be mads of the tlse
when the Tri-Weekly will be Usaedasd oftke
Union and American.
The following interesting communication,
-upon a subject that should not fall to - excite
the sympathies of everytone, we find in the
Messrs. pDiTqcs : The poor and dependent or
Dhans in the State of Mississinni are estimated to
be about 10,000, most'of whom are the children of
have neither father, nor mother, nor relative of
any Kind to provide tor tnetr pnysicai wants,
or secure for them suitable intellectual and moral
culture. The humane and benevolent must come
to their aid, or they will perish for want of bread,
or grow up m ignorance and vice.
Tomectthisrpressinirexisency. tho Orphans
Home of the State of Mississippi " has been inau
gurated. The Lauderdale Springs property has.
been purchased for the purposes of the institution,
and the most needy and helpless of tbeao children
will be admitted into tho "Homo" as soon as
practicable. The Board of Trustees has been po-.
culiarly fortunate in procuring these premises for
this noble charity. They are situated within a mile
of Lauderdale Station, on the Mobile and Ohio
Railroad, and possess many advantages which are
not often available. The campus embraces Some
fifteen acres of ground, with a gradual slope, well
shaded with forest aad ornamental trees, and is
susceptible of the highest possible improvements.
There are also connected with the premises 250
acris of land, 'part of which is now in cultivation
and the rest is in wood-land. To this the Board
has added by. purchase the principal part of a sec
tion of land in tho immediate vicinity.
The buildings, when prpperly repaired, will bo
admirably adapted to tee objects pf the institu
hapfess orphans. IE "Q 'lnten1uilT3; fS&C'ct&OH,
and educate all the children admitted to the
"Home ;'' and as ther advance in ngc, they will
be taught all the useful trades, and be fitted, for
teaching, or other useful and honorable callings
of life. By these means tho children under our
care will be qualified not only to support them
selves when they leave tho institution, but to con
tribute materially to thesuppnrtof dependent re
lations and the welfare of society at large.
To complete tho payments for the'property and
make the necessary repairs on the premises, the
Board needs at least $6,000 immediately. The de
pressed condition of the finances of the people of
the State generally, and the derangement and un
certainty attending the labor system in our midst,
preclude the hope of procuring the necessary
means at homo of putting this instntion into
speedy operation, and affording to these poor
children the aid which is required without delay.
The Board is, therefore, compelled to ask tho as
sistance of all who sympathize with these, poor
suffering children in this emergency. It is is ex
pected that the institution will be self-sik'talning
in a fev years. Proper aid at the present junc
ture will be of lasting and incalculable advantage
to the deserving class whom it is sought to benefit.
Shall we lie in our beds of down, while theso poor
orphans aro suffering from cold and exposure on
their pallets of straw? Shall we sit at our sump
tuous hoards, while these hapless children perish
with hunger? Shail we provide for the mental
and moral cultnre of our own favored loved ones,
and have no care for tho intellectual development
and moral training of God's poor T They stretch
out their imploring hands, in their rags, and hun
ger and deep wretchedness, and exclaim, "Have
Sity upon us, O ye, our friends, for tho hand of
od has touched us." Let each of us inquire,
"How much do I owe to this suffering class?"
Remember, "it is more blessed to give than to re
ceive," and "he that glvcth to tho poor lendeth to
the Lord." Remember, also, that pure and unde
fined religion is this, "To visit the fatherless and
widow in their nfflietion."
B. Contributions in cash, hardware, crockery, fur
niture, dry goods, groceries, nats,, snocs, AC, ac,
will bo gratefully received and suitably acknowl
edged. Thomas C. Tkasdalu,
General Sup't. and Financial Agent.
Louisville Hotel. Jan. 1st, IKS.
Btntiatic Relative to Shlpmcntf of
Freight Acres the Plains 82,400,
OOO iu Specie Received -The Trafllc
Seven Times Gs enter lbnn InlSCl.
Avrnrvsnv. Kan.. Jan. 3. The Dailv Chanmion
of to-day publishes an accurate statement of the
amount of freight shipped from hero across the
plains during tho past year. Twenty-seven firms
and individuol freighters were engaged in this
trade during the year. The aggregate amount
of their shinmenta was 20.500.000 of as
sorted merchandise, requiring for its transporta
tion nearly o.WJO wagons, over 7,uuu mules ana
horses, and nearly 28,000 oxen: employing up
wards of 5.000 men. Over half this trcight went
to Colorado; the remainder to different points in
Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, New Mexico, Ne
braska and western Kansas, including military
posts. The total capital invested in this business
was over $0,000,000. The value of merchandize,
machinery and transportation is not definitely
known. Tho overland coaches, which leave and
arrive here daily, havo taken over and brought in
over 4,000 passengers, and also brought here $2,
400,000 in specie. Butlerfield's overland dispatch
has carried a largo number of passengers each
wav, but that lino having been established late in
the season, no accurate statement of its busi
ness is made. The freighting business in this city
is seven times greater mis year man in isoi, nvo
times larger than in 1SG2, four times larger than
in 1863. and 5.000.000 DOunds greater than in lSdl.
The most experienced freighters think the trado
of lSbO will be nearly double that or last year.
TueScoarof Louisiana. A late fer from
New Orleans thus shows the operation of the
present labor system upon the best sugar lands in
the country not well suited for anything else. The
crop in the State, it is shown, is about one-fiftieth
of what it was before the war, say 8,000 hhds. Wo
'In the case of Mr, Bumsidc. whosecron before
the war exceeded 5.000 hhds., and is now reduced
to 400 hhds. And this upon the samo plantation
with two-thirds of tho samo laborers. The crop
of Mr. Walker, another large planter, has been
reduced from COO to 30 hhds., cultivated on the
same plantation, and with the same proportion of
laborers. This shows a decline of someeightyper
cent, of the quantity; but inasmuch as the prico
has been enhanced some 400 per cent., the value
of these products has not been reduced in a simi
TnE Southern Pkospect in Coxgkess
Ciieebino Intelligence. " Druid,"
the Washington correspondent of the New
York Noes, gives the following cheering ac
count of the Southern prospect in Congress :
There are strone indications that Contrress
will re-aaaemble on the 9th of January (for
practically the recess will last until then) in
a better frame of mind as regards the admis
sion of the Southern members. There is an
open rebellion in the Republican camp
against the exclusive policy of Mr. Thaddcu3
Stevens. The elements sufficient to defeat
that policy in the House already exist there.
All that is wanted is a leader for the moder
ate and conservative Republicans. If Mr.
Raymond will assume that position it will bo
cheerfly conceded to him. Hut he must
first home out boldly and strongly in defense
of the President's policy. If he will not do
so some other leader will be found.
The Southern members of Congress have
only gone home to spend the Christmas holi
days. They will be here again by the
middle of January. Before the adjourn
ment of Congress they had an interview
with the President, and ho gave them such
encouragement as leads them to believe that
they will all be admitted before the close of
this session, and some of them from Tennes
see, Arkansas, and Virginia at a very early
period. Soon after the 9lh of January, an
attempt will be made to refer the credentials
of these members to the Committee on Elec
tions. If this attempt is successful the bat
tle is won. For that committee will report
favorably to their admission, and the action
of the House will be sure to sustain the com
mittee The late message of the President,
and the report of Gen. Grant, by which it
was supported, have contributed much to
bring about this result. All of the mode
rate and conservative Republicans now Ray
that the question bears a different aspect
than it did before that message was sent in.
They cannot, they say, at the mere dictation
of Mr. Stevens, overlook and set at nought
a State paper of such gravity, emanating
from the executive branch of the Govern
ment. Before this message there might ltave
been a question as to the flatus of these
States; out there can be none now. Such
was the tone of many of the Republicans be
fore they left for iheir homes : and there
can neno uouui mat uiey win come oacs in
the same frame of mind,
WHAT HA3CIJIIEEIAX TIIIXKS.
The correspondent of the New York Her
ald gives the following account of a converea
ion that Maximilian recently had with a
Yankee, who engaged in business in Mexico,
came in collision with the Government, ana
applied to theEmperor in person. The Empe
ror saiane wizneu lor noining more man 10
make the acquaintance of President Johnson
and Secretary Seward. "1 am convinced,"
said he, "that after a frank and honest con
versation, we should part friend. No one
desires .more than I to have your Govern
ment a good neighbor. No one would reap
better harvest from the seed which I have
sown than your nation. I regret nothing
more than that, in my former position as
Admiral of the Austrian fleet, I could not
carry out my favorite projeets to visit the
United States: for I love the Americans and
admire their practical talent. In all my
works at Pola, Treste and Venice I employ
ed Americans, and I regret that I should
not now, in my difficult task, have the rap
port of your nation. Your countrymen, to
be sure, are hostile to my Government, be
cause I was obliged to bring with me an
army of invasion. But was it posible other
wise? My predecessor, Juarez, left me no
thing but ruins and a divided nation. I was
obliged to lay a firm foundation, that the ed
ifice mieht not be overturned by the first
storm. I have enough material in ay people
to give my young state that security which it
to swell needs; but thea your people must
BOi intervene to disturb a peaceful nirh
ber. Your nation is too strong to have the
IeMt fe of so young a neighbor.
Condition of tho Saath Report of tbo
Washington Cor. Cincinnati Commercial.
The Special Radical Committee on Re
construction intend, it is said, to vrsiLtae
Southern States, to investigate their condi
tion, and report wnether they arc ht for ad
mission into full communion, in the the Sis
terhood of Union, As most of the gentle
men composing the committee have already
made up their minds on the subject,,! donft
see the nse of the contemplated tour, espc-
naaiir as their report has-been agreed upon.
As the the document will be looked for with
considerable Interest, I have procured, a
copy of it, for tho publication of which 1
trust I will not be accused of : breach of
faith. Here it ju;
" Washington, Jan., 1SGG.
"To the Honorable Senate and Ifyusi of Hepre
sentatives: , "Your committee, appointed, to visit the
States lately in rebellion, and and investi-
i . .,f ....
gate anu report upon me conumon as 10
loyalty and fitness for rcadmissjou into the
Union, have performed tho duty assigned
to them, and beg leave to make the follow
"Naturally, the first place visited by your
committee was Richmond, Vai, .the. capital
of the late Confederacy. Our coming had
been heralded in the newspapers there, and
the demonstration at the railroad depot on
citv. Ve found a laroe concorirsfrbi tt:is.tT
of African descent, awaiting us, and as we
disembarked from tho cars, they hailed us
with shouts cf welcome, mingled with "this
way to the Spottswood House," "here's yer
buss, for the Continental," "here's yer cab
for any part of the city," "baggage to the
hotel, gents," &c
"It was gratelul to the hearts ol loyal men
to be thus welcomed in a city so lately the
headquarters of rebellion, while at the same
time wc began to feel convinced already
that the only truly loyal people of the South
were of the colored race. AV e could not de
cline hospitalities so generously tendered us,
and accordingly we selected two carriages
from the large number placed at our dis
posal. We were driven to the Spottswood
by our hospitable friends, who charged us
two dollars apiece, and half a dollar extra
for baggage. After so much kindnen from
tho colored race, we were unprepared Tor the
harsh treatment we subsequently received
from die white oligarchs at Richmond. The
proprietors of the Spottswood cave us rooms
in the fifth story, back, saying to the clerk
as wc have been informed by a faithful Af
rican who blacked our boots at a quarter a
pair, that they were good enough for Yankee
Radicals. The same spirit o"f disloyal hate
was manifested to us m the dining room,
where, in response to our repeated call for
codfish and pumpkin pie, wc were served
with nothing but bacon and hot cakes. We
asked why this was done, and were told by a
loyal waiter, to whom-we had just given a
postal half dollar, that Mr. Spottswood said
he didn't keep a hotel for the accommoda
tion of Yankees, and, tlujrcfore, persistently
excluded codfish and pumpkin pies from the
bill of fare. Your committee do not deem
it necessary to dwell upon this evidence of
smouldering disloyalty, nor to compare it
with the hastily formed opinion of General
Grant respecting Southern sentiment. Our
object was to get beneath the surface of
things in the South, to find the true charac
ter of the social sub-stratum. Wc remained
in Richmond a few days, to study the char
acter of the people. On all hands wc found
evidences of distinctions on account of color,
except in a freedman's colony, where the
blacks received the whites on an equal foot
ing with themsehes. We also noticed a
disloyal disposition to speak of. Stone
wall Jackson and General Lee in terms
of praise and commendation, white General
Butler's name was only mentioned in con
temptuous connection with silver spoons, and
occasionally a little plated-ware, and he him
self seemed to be better known as tho Bottlo
Imp of Bermuda Hundred, than in any
" Our next visit was to Atlanta, Georgia.
Here wo had a long consultation with a
treasury agent, who had had ainplo means of
information on the subject of Georgia loyal
ty. He gave it as his opinion that to admit
the Southern States to representation at this
time, would be highly injudicious. He
did not believe there was a whitu native of
the State loyal enough to take his place, and
asserted that to remove him .and others
similarly situated, would be not only danger
ous to the welfare of the country, but would
also be theheight of ingratitude to men who
had risked character and reputation for tliu
patriotic cause of cotton and ten or twelve
thousand dollars a year. .Your committee
concurred entirely in his opinion.
" While in Atlanta your committee heard
many expressions of sentiment which go to
show how far General Grant is mistaken in
what he says in his late report. On one oc
casion especially we heard what convinced
us that the lava of secession still burned in
the Southern bosom. The case was that of
a young gentlemen from Massachusetts, of
poor but honest parents, who had come to
the South, in the capacity of a frcedmen's'
school teacher. He had casually made tho
npnnaintnnen of a Southern ladv of two
score and ten, whose husband had lallen un
der the rebel flag, leaving her a widow of
handsomo estate. The young gentleman,
desirous of matrimony and plantations,
pressed his suit, and was progressing, as he
thought, most favorably, when one evening
the widow told him at a tea party, in the
presenco of a large number of people, "that
she'd rather be buried alive than marry a
Yankee." The patriot school teacher no
longer plies the rod of chastisement over
refractO."y frecdmcn. The star of his hopc
has gone'down, and he has gone back to
Boston, a wreck of his former self.
" Your committee next went to Montgom
ery, Alabama, where, as at Richmond, the
colored citizens flocked to meet us, and vied
with each other for the carrying of our bag
gage. Wc paid them fifty cents a carpet
sack from the depot, and they were enthu
siastic in their demonstrations of loyalty in
receiving tho currency from tw. In this
city evidences of disloyalty met us on every
hand. A Vermont missionary had been in
sulted a few days before our arrival, for at
tempting to introduce 'John Brown's Body,'
and ' We'll hang Jeff Davis on a Sour Ap
ple Tree,' as Sabbath School hymns. A hop
had just taken place at the leading hotel, to
which white only were Invited, and to
which the freedmen were excluded on ac
count of color. The consequence was an in
their character, will lead to Jamaica insur
rection and' Hayticn rebellions, magnified
a thousand times in their dreadful result.
At Montgomery, as at Atlanta, we met a
Treasury agent who was opiKwed to imme
diate reunion, and warmly in favor of a ter
ritorial condition for the Southern States.
Ho mentioned incidentally that he had a
son-in-law in New Hampshire who would
make an excellent Provisional Governor,
and a cousin who wonld do fbir a territorial
delegate to Congress, Above all things he
hoped Congress would not llctcn to the hy
pocritical cries of Alabama loyalty. He as
auretl us that there was no loyalty in the
State, except in hiir office, and naid it would
be base injustice to supersede' him till he had
finished the making of a hundred thousand
"We next proceeded to Charleston, South
Carolina. Here we had a long interview
with a Northern gentleman whom we knew
to be in every way reliable. He had re
sponded to his coontryVi call, in the early
days of the war, and had been unvarying in
his devotion to tho cause ever since, except
at intervals when General Grant had or
dered rattlers to the rear. Since the cessa
tion of armed hostilities ho has has been
down South to see what could be done in the
way of buying Southern land. He has
found the people of South Carolina so rcbcl
liousat heart as to refuse their pla ntation for
twenty cenU an acrf in federal currency. 11c
convinced t that tin armed force ought to
be kept in Charlaton for. many years to
come, and that he ewghttobe appointed sut
ler, as he lm had much cxpcncnce in the
business. He found in this hot-bed of Mces
ion and cradle of rebellion, a decided pre
ference for gray oyer blue, which extended
itself even to the ladies' petticoats, many of
which your committee carefully examined.
It is proper to state that the articles thus
Bcrntintxed were hanging on a line to dry,
and had no-ladies in them.
Ycur Committee next visited Savannah,
where they found disloyalty manifesting it
self unmistakably on all sid-ef. Wo met an
agent of the Freedmen' Bureau, who gtve
it as hut opinion thai tho war was only naif
over, and that nates the powers of the Bu
reau were ealwged to m to give Mm con
dignation meeting of the freedmen, atwhicn
equal rights were demanded. A lepetltion
of balls and hop, exclusively vhitc in
trol of all the cotton exported from Savaa
nah, the glorious emblem of oar national
liberty would- not float wmo ! erf ed-vcrv-lohg.
.Hejiad not been: invited ;to a single-4tca.partj-f
thbugb.he 'had-live.drin: SavwmSr
ior year, wuuu-reiurneu conieaerate3 were
cordially greeted br" brothers, sisters, moth
ere and sweethearts. He himself had been
been on intimate terms with a yonnp lady
who represemea many tnousana tunes ot cot
ton, "butof late, a one-armed frcbel had
come home,'vand Tie of the F. S. had been
discarded: innavor of him wholhad raised
Lhia parricidal hand turoinst thb old fin
I - - - - J . r O
Here was preferment for services rendered
to the rebel cause, and thero aremany bucIi
cases which your committee regret to find
General Grant has omitted entirely.
" Your committee do not deem it neces
sary to go into further particulars to show
mat iuu eiuik muui amuiaieu tue rcocillOu
still exits in tho South, and that tho time
has not yet come for the readmiidon of the
Southern States to the Union. '
"TiLVDDEtJS & Co."
Cost or our Present TnrtH.
From tho Chicago Times.
In our financial columns for several weeks
past there havo been statements made, with
careful reference to facts appearing in con
nection with them, denionstratihqj the oppres
sion of our present tarifTlaws. fa the limef
-financial article of yesterday mprning, and-
-aitvuuuiappuannx a ,itsw .mornings ago,
KwahownUiat "tWmercasedjeofjtof dry
people equal to one-sixth of the .entire pub
lic debt." As the facts and figures sustain
ing thia statement were in the article refer
ral to, it is unnecessary here to reproduce
them. It is enough to say in this connection
that the statement, rested on the assumption
that tho average duty on imports of forchm
dry goods, was about 441 per cent. in. gold,
or 6(5 per cent, in currency, which, added
to the aggregate amount of goods consumed,
would make the sum stated. Those who
question the correctness of the assumption
iiuiM snuw mat wc m.tiuu iuc average oi uie
duty to be greater than it was, or the amount
consumed to Iks larger than it was. Failing
in this, they must concede: tho correctness of
It is remembered that this enormous tax
upon the people resulted merely from the
consumption of dry good. How they were
affected otherwise by a protective tariff was
shown in the extract from the letter of Mr.
Tappen, general freight agent of the Chicago
and Northwestern railroad, detailing the
causes for the high rates of freight charged
by tho road. These he alleged to be the in
creased, cost of locomotives, rails, spikes,
castings', oil, and of all railway supplies.
Nearly all of the articles named by Mr. Tap
pen are subject to a high tariff, and could be
purchased at reasonable prices under a low
rate of dutv.
But the magnitude of the tax imposed on
the people by a high tariff is not fully stated
even in the financial articles to which wc
have referred. The effect of the tariff was
for a long time to exclude articles coming in
competition with those so extensively man
ufactured in this country as nearly to supply
the demands of trade. Our manufacturers
consequently were not content with adding
merely the duty of 441 per cent, in gold
equal to 06 per cent, in currency to the
cost and fair profits of their manufactures,
but finding themselves gnarded against com
petition, they added much more. This is
shown by the subjoined extract from the New
i urK r.amomm oi uiiq wcck :
"It costs 17. to mako a Soraeno urint. ami tho
goods are Quick nt UTc Thu Drotit auzht to natti
ly tho greatest protectionist in this land, and yet
they aro not satMied. What is tho rtsultY Last
net'k and this wcrk'i importations, aa compared
with tho corresponding period last year, answers
thls qucrry oflectivcly,:
Importsof nrint.'. Dec.21. Nono 2ul
ImporUof printi', Ucj. 30, Hono 155
Total Nono 415 $118,370
Hero Is an exhibit that tilnem ririiteelinnijts In
a bad light: with n tariff of forty or fifty percent,
on imported cootls. and a tirctnium of furtv-siz ner
tent, on cold, wa oueht to be henriily nah.imeil r,
xursolve to nllow asm;lo case of thwo inclish
pnnucomelnto this country with nil the facilities
we have of producing this clas of domestics.
To ascertain how much more we have
paid for the whole amount of dry goods con
sumed in the country than we would have
paid without a tanlf, we must contrast what
they would havo cost under free importa
tions with the prices which have ruled. Tho
manufacturers of New England grew so cx
horbitant that during the past year prints
could be imported at a profit, notwithstand
ing the enormous tariff They havo found
it also to their intcrcft not to run their mills
up to their full capacity. In keeping tho
supply short thev increased the demand, and
with it also their prouw. ihere arc conse-
auentlv to-d.iv but small stocks on lianil..inil
the iuconomiit fays prices are likely to ap
Xhe facU demonstrate the fallacy of the
argument, or, rathcr; the falsity of the pre
tence, mat a protective larm is necessary as
a measure 'for revenue, Grant that uuder
the operations of such a tariffthe manufac
turers arc enabled to add largely to our in
come under the internal tax laws, what pro
portion docs the amount paid by theme bear
to that which the people pay in the increased
cost of the goods they are compelled to pur
chase? Wo have shown that in the past
year this increased cost amounted to a sum
equal to one-eixth of our entiro public debt.
If the advocates of protection will ascertain
the amount of internal tax paid by the
manufacturer, and deduct it from this sum,
theywill then discover the manner in which
the nation is helped to pay its indebtedness
under the pre!nt system. This, assuming
which i3 far from being true that tho in
creased cost of our goods has been only the
'average duties imposed by the tariff.
The protectionists must yield their pre
tence that a high tariff is necessary as a
measure for revenue. It would Ixs far more
manly in 'thern to bring forward and rely
upon the eld threadljare argument of pro
jection. The present difficulties are but in
creased by tho tribute which tho nation is
obliged to pay to the cotton lords of New
England. T,neyare tu irapndent as ava
ricious. Their leader, Senator Spraguc, has
already introduced A resolution, in the
Senate at Washington, instructing the com
mittee of which ho is chairman to inquire
into the propriety of lessening the internal
tax upon manufacturers, and there nro fair
prospect that it will report in favor of the
measure, and that iU suggestions will be
adopted by Congress.
Mortal it y In tho IIernI. Amij.
The report of Surgeon General Barnes
gives the medical history of the late war.
Tho surgical report exhiliita that over 87,
000 ca4cs of wound and lf,000 surgical op
erations have been recorded up to September,
1805, the work of registration being still very
far from complete. The number of wounds
received cannot practically now be deter
mined with accuracy, though data for a new
approximate estimate w accessible.
In our late war tho monthly reports from
a little more tlian half of the regiment in
the field give for the year ending June 30,
18G2, an aggregate of 17,494 gunshot wound.
The reports from rather more than three
fourths of the rcgimcnU for the year ending
June 30, 18C3, give a total of CC.S74 gun
i.. ni.. i.-,nt Mil Kut vn,ii
.1.. lar.urj; tn.!,,.i. 1 1 . wi !
names. Jtiul these returns aro to
nleted by collating with them the i
m . a '
' 1 L. U.I. 1 !
?P.;rcd. whose nimwthe recorder of field .
nonpiuua ur i
ihI to obtain.
t 'i-T . 1 -.1: ..en r :i '
luose Kuieuju mine I
In comparing the number of case of some
important injury, as, for example, gunshot
fractures of the femrir, it b found that in tho
French Crimean army there were 459 rath
injnries, And in the English army 191,
while over 5,000 such cawST have been re-
ported to this office. Or if one of the major
operations ti selected for comparison, as ex
cLdonof the head of the humerus, the Cri
mean returns give 10 of these excisions in
the British, and 3S in the Frcncli array, but
the registers of this office contain the detail
ed histories of 575 such operation.
The surgical specimen oCtho Army Med
ical Museum number 5,480 jand not only in
jpedmens of rectt injuries, put in illustra
tions of recuperative rocessi after injury,
of morbid processes, ot the nJsulia- of opera
tions, and of surgical apparatus and appli
ances, this institution iff richer, numerically
at least, than tho medico-military museum
of France of Great Britain.
3Iajor Woodward' report embraces an
outline of the material collected for the med
ical branch of the history; and contains much
valuable information.wilh regard to tho
nesA and mortality of the Union nrtnv durln?
tho war. i
and bv adding the names of preserve for a retreat to his old association.
froa disease alone was forty-eight and
sevgH-Vea tha of main strength for the first
ye-tfe-warwhicIpHicreactd in the sec
Ofid yr k sixty-five aad two-tenths. Total
mafceratllftirfVam-! reported for
first yw 14,183, and-4tt0 for the second.
These figwes do not include those who died
while absent as prisesera of war, or after
haviagbeeB discharged the service for disa
bility. The number oopstoatly sick wa3 about
tea per cent of the stress.
Tho number of cases treated by the depart
ment, including wounds and injuries of all
descriptions, wacv during the first year, 378,
318, and 1,711,809 in the second year of the
war. The most fatal disease was camp forcr,
of which there wcro 218,260 cases, and 10, 139
There were 02 general hospital?, with a
capacity of 13o,334 beds, in which over one
million patients wcro treated during tho war.
One out of every twclvo of those that enter
ed a hospital died.
Incomplete reports for tho first year of the
warfrdm troops in the field and in garrison
represent an average strength constantly
S resent during tho year of 281,117 men ; in
ospitals constantly present, 9,759 men ; to
tal, i!90,936, among whom were 14,183 deaths
from disease. The number of deaths record
ed 'is much less than the real number, and
does not include prisoners of war and other
absentees. For the. second year, in field and
garrison, 593,821 r in hospitals,lo,C87 ; total,
t14,50S, of whom there were 42,010 deaths
The medical staff that served in the late
assistant surgeorreiicrar amr meuicar nfyjcvi
tor general, medical inspectors, 170 sur
geons and .-upint surgeons of tho regular
array ; 352 volunteer staff surgeons and as-
gistant surgeons, 3,000 regimental surgeons
and assistant surgeon of volunteer, 2,500
acting assistant surgeons and Physicians
serving under contract, and 6 medical store
keepers. Secretary Seward SoHthera Voyngr.
From the IVcw York World.
Ithough Mr. Seward is in no high sense
a statesman, he is a politician of consummate
cunning. His vovago through the West
Indies into the South Atlantic is a master
stroke of craft. He ha caused it to be
trumpeted to the four winds that this voyngu
has no political significance, and we art
bound to believe him on grounds as unques
tionable as those alleged by Cicero, (who
was as great a wit as orator! when, calling nl
the uoor ot a senator and being told bv the
servant that his master was not at home,
replied, with great apparent nainte, " that
is certainly true, for I just overheard him
tell you so." It is given out that this voyage
is undertaken for purely recuperative "rea
sons, Mr. Seward's physician havingadvL-ttl
it. We do not doubt that the American
Secretary's physician is a complaisant a
was tho llonian Senator's valet, nor have we
any suspicion that this voyage in search of
health wa3 prompted or'suggestcd by Presi'
dent Johnson, who is a straight-forward
statesman not addicted to refined artiace.
But persons who reflect on Mr. Seward'.
political relation will easily discover that
his health is the handmaid of his hopes.
As an aspirant for the Presidency, Mr
Seward will be cither a competitor rith
Chief Justice Chaso for tho nomination of
tho Ilcpublican party, or a competitor with
President Johnson for tho support of the
whole country. In tho present unsettled
state of politics, he docs not clearly sec
whether a Kadica! or Conservative role will
be roost for hit advantage ; and as he could
not be in Washington during the present
month, without committing himself to one
ride or the other; it opportunely happens that
his physician discover that a voyage to the
South Atlantic is needed for the benefit of
his health. When Congress comes together
after the holiday vacation, then will bo the
tug of war. Within the ensuing two or three
weeks, the lines will be drawn, which are to
determine the future complexion of politic.
Were Mr. Seward to rcmainln Washington,
tho necessities of his position would compel
him to take Bides. lie would naturally bo
looked to as tho oracle and prompter of die
Conservative Republicans. In such a con
test as is close at hand he could not bo neu
tral ; and his position in tho cabinet would
compel him to support the President. But
to net this part would effectually estrange
him from tho Republican party a party
which he nursed into strength, and which he
has constantly felt owed him its nomination
for the Presidency. It has been his destiny
to beat the bush for others to catch tho bin!.
If tho llepublican party were capable of
fratitudc, Mr. Seward would still be it
eadcr : ho is naturally unwilling to raise a
hand for tho destruction of his own offspring ;
especially as he has stronger claims on thit
party than he is ever likely to havo on any
When Mr. Seward returns, the fog in
which the politics of tho country arc en
wrapped will have cleared away, and he will
bo better prepared to choose his side. If he
then sees that he must leave tho Cabinet, he
will identify himself with the Republican
party, and go into retirement at the profess
ed martyr ot his principles. Jim h, on tne
other hand, he judges that he ha i nothing to
hone from that party, he expects to turn thl
voyage to account in another way.
-Mr. Seward understood perfectly well that
a voyage in which he would skirt along the
Mexican coast, and probably have an inter
view at St. Thomo with Santa Anna, would
occasion a great deal or vague speculation
respecting its possiblo connection with the
empire of Maximilian. The very disclaim
ers of any political purpose, Trluch he hs
caused to be put forth, are calculated to sug
gest tho ideal They prove his ready per
ception of the interpretation which the quid
nuncs would put upon his voyage. He knows
that he haa betrayed tho Monroe Doctrine;
ho ia aware of President Johnson's fixed de
termination to support it; and sccing that
the policy of tho government is certain to
Iks changed on this subject, ho wishes it to bo
inferred (if, on his return, ho should take
sides agauist the Radicals, that the change
was a consequence ot his mysterious mission.
If, in tho struggle of tho next three or four
m...r. 1. f. TMM,i1mf rnmnTi nvF thtt Usui.
icals, he will be ready to take bold ground
in defense of the Monroe Doctrine ; and If
such an announcement 1 made just on tho
heels of 3fr. Seward's" return, ho furtively
supposes that he will be regarded as the in
strument of the change, and that by thi
means he may retain his place in the Cabi-
If Mr. Seward, on his return, shall judge
it expedient to identify himself with the
Radicals, he will claim no share in President
Johnson's anti-Maximilian policy, and will
stand on his poAt record, ilu Mexican
views, in that case, will take their coloring
from those of the Whig party at tho time of
our Mexican war; which was opposed be
cause it would extend our frontiers South
ward, and give the South a greater propor
tionate Weight of tho national councils. If
Mr. Seward keeps to hi old relations, he
will defend his subservient truckling to
Nanoleon on the ground that tho success of
the empire would bar the door to our fur-
ther extension Southward, anu uius pre
serve the ascendency of tho North in Federal
This voyage of Mr. Seward is one of the
most characteristic and artful things he has
everdene. Ittakeshim away from Washing-
ton at a time when he could not remain
. 1 .1 u,..n .1 mumI StfttiW.
mined to make with them, andthu-i destroy-.
. , . ., V, ' ..
, "n;0""- luf ""
'on thU Mr. Seward hopesr to cart hi ngly
reco"1 tho. haj, V caB"n? 11 to 1x8
PPi at hur Southern voyage and k-
rt influence inaugurated a change of poli-
cy- But a subtle, two-sided stratagem of
n "rt is not very likely to succeed.
We would caution the public against re
ceiving certain Tennesseehauk bills, cays the
Jfocon Telegraph, that are in circulation to
a condderable amount in this section of the
State, and perhap elsewhere. They coneld,
chleflyof bills on tho City Bank of Nashville
and the Ococe Bank. The plates are genuine
in both cues, the bills being a portion of a
large lot wliich were not filled out and sent in
that form to Southwestern Georgia for safe
keeping during the war. How they got into
circulation wo havo not heard. The spurious)
bills maybe detcctjd from their signatures,
those on the City liank of Nashville having
IL Gales, President, xid Charles Powell,
Cashier, men of tr.w; while tho geHuina iiff
natures aro Dyer Pearl, Ireiidna,iii4 .
Pearl, Cashier. We have aotsswst WWfpa-
vluia til I la nf tho OcoeO StUSi. "
our broken that a latffv
r mwmm uc
reports of. using his influencsacdTely against tho Rad-
L-i mI in the hirht the l rcsiaent no aeier-
ri thi hridpa he has always been careful to