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1VX2WS OF THE DAY.
. Jte.rHipt of Interns! revenue an Tuevlsy
Humphrey Marshall hit been pardoned by
'The Memphis OsamrrriV a4 Argot has bren
eleetedjritr printer oj Memp&U. .' ;
difthe lSLh lid: here was 4 light fetfer now(
at AWHUinrllie. Tennaae.
SWfbBUSBnd twa hundred nd fifry-ix 'cannon
are andereentrel tf the 2farv Department.
The ladles of Colambn. Mississippi, have
eranked a Southern Belief Association, f
which Mrs. M. fij Meek 1 the President.
Information ioaa'been recelred at the Interior
Department of the fllseovery of a number of
rich stiver lodes In Colorado.
. In the.alelnity of the different hospitals in
Jhb there are Interred about sixteen hundred
UnVeQ and tiro thousand Bebel dead.
The Meet "that Secretary Sjanton I to resign
; t onjtbe Snof January, baa been revived in
Washington, but ndbody believe it.
ThipVelaOonrt orthUnited State b
prohibited stenographer fren taking note of
d edition n annaunred
On Sanday evening. Ib" a difficulty on WjJf
river, near lleaiffil, between James Miller ana
fM. IVapl.Lthe terratr v killed. The mnrderer
It hi fW an effort will be made in the Jleeie
WreeulatcJjylaw the twifntaontpf a certain
nuniber nf Groopi (a each' of the Southern State.
Th Jary who eontlfted Mellle Trusaellat
QMaKBltaTe united In petltlonlncfsr hcrpanion.
lanUPmecatlnc Attorney refund to
jtfn the petition.
Chjdbate ,ln the House of Reprecntatire
TaeSBty; broucht out the faet that the govern-
menfis paylat oat 1206,000 for the Conprtnu.nal
Ta trrVMit tVtm tiAt<klltt V nf tha fllttrli u
fro (: bill beiasulatly pocketed by the l'rej'tf
dent durine the recers, the 'Committee an En
relied Bill Trill not plane JUo hi band until
alter OouxrtA VeaMcmble; '
The Military Committee .ha agreed to report
favorably (Upon Jhe prpppUtlon. to pinnate the
butldlng and tha lumber at Camp Chase to the
State to beuseJTW the benefit of the Aiyluu of
Tho Broadway MUU in LouUrllle were de
atroyed by Cre Tbnrtday mornlue. theiforlc of
an Incendiary. The dock? 'engine and other
. ,jropcrtytin the balldlnc were rained at 25,0iXi.
tTjie balding IUelfwaTBlaeit3J20.000. Thre
wai uiiurance tome amonnioi iv.uai.
vJfantrosBcryBlalr has beeii'tenderedtbe li
tUn of General Foreign Agent, or Attorney, to
take charge of the collection of.daimi againtt
' tbeTfiiateMlie life Southern Conttittuy. lie
ha not yet accepted. It will require areiidcnre
jifM vr&l!yettrln'Eot.aiid and.rracoe I
Tflelo&llr. WUHam' Thdmpion. who war
dered hi comrade of the 15th regiment lart wiu
ler, wai'HrVughl IrOBt Foft Qaine on Sunday
venltig to be dellrerel to tho civil eullirlUe-
,rMoWlofef-tr(i1by-ordlf of the Trident of
the United State.
There are an auauiallyjarge. number of pub
Ho men in Washington from' the1 South, buiily
enceri-1 In obtaining the View Of Cdngrownen
ouths queatlon of rctnitrurtlon. It ii proba
hie that tereral of them will unite In an adJms
r the South, netting forth the iltaatloii here,
The Hen. Mr. Arnell, of Tenneewe, offered a
reus) ut tan at tho Republican cauc n on the 17th
lMl..( ibleli Was adopted, acknowledging the
ialra etibi Uulon aea of Teanewee, upon the
HepabllMin party, and pletbring them t. hearty
eo-operatlen and aopport In their conle.'t with
the reeenstruoted Rebal.
jTheaetlpg Controller of the Currency reaoni
uiend that (tatement ef the condition of Ka
liiiiSTl llanksbo made monthly, and think tho
.result would be nalutarr If the bank of New
iJ?k, Baiton and Philadelphia wobld arrange
iato report each week, through a clearing
Route, cuen uanic a migni ds ueaaieni,
FEoHoufe Committee of WayandMean
havo reeommenced the rerlilon of the Internal
, Jtwenue.Law, and will coneludo (heir lalor
' 'ufirlng thVreoeM. to a to-report a bill when
CentroH rasasembles In January. ltlbelievel
that the Vata'at Illation wTlt be materially
reduced on many artlrlM, and poMibly on
Ileraee UreeJey. la a coaveratlon with friend
In New Tork. stated that he had no hope
ef being ehosen to the Senate from New Tork.
and.acknewledged that hi recent manifesto tic
atroyed hti prospect: but he cald that, holding
Ui9oviewa,heeoald not chango. nor would he
dee&Ve'lhe people by concealing them unlil
It. I authentically slated that the Supreme
Olnrtbaa agre upon a decision tn test-oath I
case, and that Judge Crier, who U awignea 10
deliver the dechlon, U now engaged In the pre
paration of the" opinion of the majority of the
rourL f-om the faxt that Judge Grler i se
lected to detlyor the opinion, k it inferred that
the court ha decided that tho test oathiiun-
etltut!ona!, at least n far a it affect law-
Nothing wa poaltltoly kaewn at Qcn. Grant's
rnkdouaftera oh the Uth InsU concerning the
atop made by uen. Sherman and Miniater uamp-
belli ff th mouth of the Mtsalnippl. ibe up-
poeltion, however. I that It waa for the purpose
uf commnteatbg with the State Department.
and obtaining instruction to meet the changed
condition of affair.
Aialnt resolution be been adopted by both
suetsT the Arkansas LegUlature, to appoint a
mmlttce. of Teurteen. inciuaing(iuejrMaoui
nod Uirea Irani tna tienaie. we opeaaer anu m
fromJHoujfcMdthrcdrttena,be appolntvd I
T,y WOorernor W'proeeea ana journey 10
Mto'thepollUealaltuatlon -ol the country, and
repert on tha rJsambllng of the Legislature
on the 10th of Januiry.
t..- iji.iA Tf...j. t r.,i,,i. ht.n I
it 1 rcDonea mai we uiu iwu anurai iu
Wniaer,lnthaCaoBit. The inemberi pres-
ent unanlmouflr concarred wjth the President
in bis disapproval of ft. All the members were
present except Mr. Btanlon, who was abient
fretn tho city, anl, thertlbrs. his View of the
measure were net made known to the Cabinet.
1'lM-iU.ia ill I, 1 ,', .2H!
the coxonrasioKAi. rxrntstox
It has been announced that a number
f the members of Congress from the
" Nr(h would spend the approaching bolt
4ijs In a visit to the South, extending as I
jfeiwis 2"ow Orleans. Tho Washington I
cerreBpondeHtof tho Cincinnati Enquirer, I
states Uiat the excursionists will leave
Washington on a special train this morn-1
ing, and gives the names of such of the I
Senabsrs whe will be of the parly as
It enforuks anf ilVibwml Ot thelRofro.
sentntives aro .Messrs. Delano, Hayes,
Ketalilim.i Mwrehce. nf JCennsylvania,
nioJrie. Blow, Itenjamin, J. U
ami Newell. General "Toward, aceom.
panying tho itarty.
From a prlvfltSurefe, at Washiugtouj
we are initaasd that the nHmber will be
frm fortr to aixtv. Tho route of travel
ll.bj through; Virginia and East Ten- j
Heeweo; and tortus city, ,wnere tuey win 1
remain a dav or w. lienco ther will tro I
ta Memphis, and Uience to Jackson and I
New Orlfans. Though it is not fully de-1
terrataed, It Is probable the party will re-1
lnn tfaliilt Mnntonmnrr and tKrnnnli I
, U. . f V. . , r- J I
' Since the Ceuse of the war, Wo of tlie I
Seulh'Iiave contended that the Northern
r rt !. v. j 1 I
.people tanu'rvopraawiuu co uui uvcu iuia-
Infomed as lo the true cqnditfon of af-
falri tti this sretion, and that wo have
ben deliberately misrepresenicd, our
SpirU aUU ICeiWlg BUUIUiy UiaaigUCU, UU
... .tn...:int,.l AnftiintirrftqilrrnUiflwl I
VUl iuweiji vw-.v,,.j
If these genllamen are ooming Bouth with
anWnesi purpose to seek the truth' for
. . 1 it f ? 1
tneBBSeives, anu 10 apwj m ib mo ictrisia-1
tiwyif.Qongryss, lioth bj.their voteiiand
their testimony, the Southern people
should fellciato themelres onHbe oppor
tunitthus aoorded of sotting themselves I
rtolit an 3 ' of Tiitdioatinir their section
from "he aspersions to which it has !
o 1 " - 1
been so long and unjustly subjected. "Kiev
nhouhl orail themselrea of it, and receive I
with that KemMNHtii a4 polite franki
wlilcli an h dietiiurnialted trait in South'
ern oltrnotr and training.
It h very trite that this o; portiuirtj
4uinhl have Ucuh nftorded through ourrrwi
chosen Kepceeitative to whom we have
ootaaiitted uMr interest wmi vimlietttiun
in trie Federal Conitre.-. But tlmt has
to avH.l melve of itf nxt XhsU msftna
affurJl th rcccfiti'-n i .uriHMltor
lrpntlT- wlff fthJrtjrth.
iflwlwe kif t.. t4H.wtr:
tor vf that rc.j.tit It idll 1k firt
the honor, dignity and frankness ol our
ors will Jar rfsMle all precdnrf
lions of o iktiHnid view us wit
BiejudieW tfeti,' b! 1 jire-judgir
1.. ... . 1:1: 11.. mv;if I
he instructive atvl IppHta I U Jhra.elves
Ha well a to us.
We understand the party will reaoh
this city HwijuwTiitcveniiJltor Mfhdnyf
iiifirnimr. We" nremne our Heonle artd
authoritieB will take slep to give them a
suitable reception nnd entertainmr-nt
during their sta-.
17SI AMI 1SG(S.
In January, 1784. immsdwtelv after tho
conclusion of pear with Great Ilrltain!
Congress adopted the following
"Resolved unanimously. That it be, and
it is hereby earnestly weommwuled lo the
Legislatures of the rewiK-clive States, to pro
vide for tlie reatittrtion of all jhe1 estates,
tighU ami propel 1ms, tejiioh have heanlon-
tivoateti, heinnging'iO'reai uriusu suwjtt;i!,
" And it is also hereby ear
nestly recommended to the several Slates
to reconsider and revise all their act and
laws reeardintt the premises, so as to ren
dor the said laws or acts perfectly consis
tent, not only with justice nd equality, but
with that spirit of conciliation which, on
the return of the blessings of jeace, should
lUtaUlCIl DLitlHl linmniu ui.ii;iiuiMini;
ft.,, .ir. jLftJr: Ji.r:rll,- f.,f;i;,..
tion forms no part of the programme the
Radicals have marked out for hjldiig
und governing tlheoiitlicrn States, .fudged
by their acts, their policy is to embitter
the Southern lteople, and if possible pro
voke tlifim t Itie esTinfalsainri rlf dfeila1!
wliich can he pleaded in iustificntioii Nir
the degrading terms tln'y demand from
this people. Onlv a lew weeks ago, jib
round tlie eirele. a wild clamor came up
from the spirits who mingled with tbem
for disfranchisement and confiscation,
tbu't'tliepTiysiii power might'the'!ihore
surely hold the power which adventitious
oimiiriKUtiiMHt hud placed in their hand"
i.ou 1:11 r.AW -f nKIF.R. 4
A memorandum ui-iiulii'dbT - gtiiitl
r J i r 1. 1 if .'.1 K.I 1
marf oratfute nriw-rmiitni ana intelligence
represnlci'' the condition of affairs in
I dower Rust Teuncwep as dismal indeeXl,
Linl groR! rfiHl'fnfVt Mt'Xfo
section, peciiuiarily, sociully. and politi
onlly.'is In a 'depkwabk' Jlnle. ' lie was a
resident and property-holder there before
the war, and 011 the termination of lios
t a. it. n .
tilitiea went'l,ackfiti$ is jfratly tliseoiir-
aged, and like others, U jireparint; to
abandon it. ll.atate jtiat tlieriv are
personnl (lisiiii'litiriees 111 eerv neighbor
hood, and damage suits founded upon oc
currences during the war, which have
ontirv.tftraUd hiuijii68 and bruken
up tho very foundations of aectety. Tins
state of affairs 1 1:1- incited 11 dispositidn
to .oinigriit, .and Hm uioet. iibstantial
)Ortion of the community are 1 "axing it in
nlurg3 !iumlH;rf4. ;Jaii) .lAnyqgitfltlje
Larolmas and , (jforgia. but the larger
portion lo lYvns : w hilL'SflfTO are going to
the Northwest. So unsettled and unsat
isfactory is the condition of things tbht
land-holders are ollering their property at
agfeafsAeriliccud arc willing totilkc Oily
joe to, obtain .jaaans.to ito anywhere
. , . ,
clse- Uu' nehest.und most Soyt lands
are bping oflercd it froMjthirty to fifty per
pent )M8 tilftn tflcr a8g(.880,l value before.
the war Kine farms with their dwellings
and improvements sinking into dilapida
tion are left- untitled and .uninhab
ited,, and thrown upon the market
at ruinous prices to their owners, and
without bidders. J'ho neoplo are ener
vated and deprwaed They have not re
covered, from the oasualties and misfor
tunes of the wnr, ami in the midst of tlu
bickering and strife which it has left, they
see no prospect in tho future. I'overly is
on every hand.; AVtrtt atanda faring oil
the hearthstones that tmce knew plenty
and thrift; ijtnnrnneo is everywhere,
aud crime, the neci
the iiecesary coucomilant, h
rjftf ;n pVery'frlfml' 'PlM many are despe
raletLe frw aTe ,le(,1M)ndet
tion 111 business and gloom 111 everything
is settled upon the whole face of that rioh
and productiviibn. Antl'sta'ofiiftn
. ,. .. tl
possession a sou, a enraaie.. a purity nnu
nbunUanee 0Fvat4r 'tAh Inekhnustiblc
mineral resourcas,.aud, iu. ey,t?ry rosnwt
one of the most inviting sections of this
great land, is IJing and retrograding
instead of adrantiog awl Improving
This is. we lwtliar. a true statement of
It is the habit of Radioal partizaus in
thistle to contrast the Middle and West
ern sections,unfavrtkbVwitli what they
are pleased to ca
11 loyal hast leiinea
see,' but if " loyalty ' brings forth such
fruits, it if "a custom moro'h'onoreil io-the
breach than the observance. It hi
however, jvatriivtism, or Unionism in t
true seosa, whjcli.lms jirodueed Mich
suits. It is a daiAiialilc spirit ol pro
It is'a URMiialile spirit of 1
scription and intolerance, which selfish
and nrofl'neate leaders iu that reeion
have snread amomr the ieonle a cantonf
is disritptiug order nnd In w, and linnisking
peace and proierity. So loneaathis
feeling is cultivated among tbJcuople,
and so lonu as unwi e and iWveral legis
lation prevails, no oUiMfresnlt can be
looked for Men wha like pesewul
homes, and saveiety in miich gKd eiah-
torstiip pmaiis aiHiianuy muumry can
lie nursueil. will continRe to leave a ro-
gion so cursed witli bad jTaasions. l'rojerty
will depreciate Good dven will not go
there. Nothing t?an retwnve the damage
n - liinli infliAiwl hv smwi itxutMS
"M.v,... ......v . .1 ,
We sinoarely regret re almit and tie
compelled t state Mich faef w lien they
are forced upon but nuentmni
wtouk to ooneeal them, or to
Aaw.day4-sinM MrAshlryi of Ohio,
offered a resolution iu the House of Rep
riIroCl"Ml, aytnnmKi, w7u..u....
innmre wlieUiar aV SCI or HCIS uone oy
any officer of the government wore crimes
or misdemeanors deserving punishment.
1. 1 ' Llul ,Lmlimin.Mr unr..
11 was raran- Hriiu.i..,i
ment towanls an ' ImpoacliMent of the
President It failed to comwaml the ne
cessary two thinls vote rfcjuired'trt shs
voted as follows: Naya Mers. fmp.
Mil, Gdopoff "eftwiob, .Maynhrt, "tot,
r ... . r . ' 1 t l.i .
land Taylor Ta-lessra rjiell and
t of reason, what richt has the negro
Mlffic its l&xs and put them in sbecessful;
orjkation.'p- Coe20,e"1 f tf,e San
enratuwe nguppi ub ,myyk.
"The writer is sadlv at fault m saying
that tlie white man alone built tip Ten
nessee. It was slave labor which opened
un the rich plantions of Middle and
-(. . ... tt . . t tl T 1
In dcterminias this grave question of
Anierfpf tKj"- species
celftibh, 'KaV contribul
larelv to the wealth andprosperity df
. .. .. .;i . N J.V i:Tl c
UieuUjaiQ5iromiwnoii yie fiiur ui
the Timet is but one degree removed
tl'uj roiije yp trust, that(n;ntlang out
w graim proiJieia ui icunu
nelghlariU nottfef his
Sr. Elvo. A Novel. By Augusta
athor olJJcnlnk Jdataiw. eie.
hreufTOnTthe Somli'this last produc
tion of the distinguished authoress will be
hailed with enthusiasm and pride Crt,
because she is "our own;" secondly, be
'causeltsltdenea and incidents are South
ern; and thirdly, because Miss Evans is
one of the most correct, chaste and pow
erful writers of good and pura English
that has appeared iu our country, North
of -South, among "the sex." The Southern
people, and the American people at large,
are beginning to count her as a pillar in
American literature. She is,io to apeak,
the impersonation of Southern female
genius, And most worthily and powerfully
is it illustrated in the volume before us.
According to the present standards ytf
oriticism, she has faults, but we proudly
. . .11. ir-t- -1 . .
say, tliat they ore "lew anu lar neiweeu.
Tho cold critic will point to them in
"judfcnent, jHtedunafipjII pwhapj in
trained illustration nnuji
laslics. and SaTlhaP in
isolate herself from the mass ard only
ennrt tlie li'iirneil Rut tho criti
self will be mistaken, for her heart-wof-t
is the sentiment of mankind. She never
fails in dignity and pathos and in soul
TheBeSara1 commanding everywhere, and
touch all, if not alike, at least with power.
Miss Evans does Tennessee the honor
of locating the first scenes St of Elmo in
our borders. Tfic'tale ii address
both head and heart, and is the otpoil
ing of womanly tenderness through th
soul of womanly cenius. It is domestic
and publicana" the pl6t'ah'exceptionab
and will fire every ono pleasure and ini
provemont who rends it. . The New Tork
kffremWfitst whose editor is one of th
first American poets, speaks of it as one
opllifjfirjit publications of tho day, and
says the Northern demand will be uh
usually larifo. How could it be othcrwiso
anywhere when the title page bears n se
lection from John Ruakin, to which n
mortal benedict and no faithful wife
his heart that she is nneen. Whatever of
the best he can conceive, it is her part to
be; whatever of the highest he can hope,
if U hers'to nromise: all that fsdark inhim
who must puree into . purity : all that Js
failing in him she niust strengthen into
truth,; from, her, through, all the world's
clamor, he must win his praise; in her,
through all the world s warfare, he must
find his peace."
CtVEROU IIA1.L: A Story of the Civil War. By
M. A. IT., author of Thr Mile tpitropahan
Jihfir Melville, etc. Philadelphia: J. B. Lip
pincott & Co. 1867-
The accomplished authoress is one p
our neiidibors residing in nnntsville,
Ala. The story of Cameron Hall, the
scpne opening in Virginia, its character
tossed bpre and there oivfhenea ol stnle,
was completed several months before the
war closed. It depicts with rare trutl
ami power the impulses of the Southern
heart in tho hour of its extremity, and
the sacrifices and sufferings which then
prevailed as tho rulo throughout that
devoted land, It is published, after ttie1
issue of the terrible contest, as it wis
oriziuallv written. Its claim to truth.
rather than to fiction, is just, and will fie
recognized and appreciated by almost
every truo Southron who reads the book.
The characters aro all admiralily drawn,
and; the impraB3ion created by its reading
is lilenbiliz nnU pioionnu, ve 100m wiui
well-crouuded expeotancy, for M. A. C,
soon to take nor place ns' 6nd of the most
brilliant among tho stars nf the bou thorn
Jiterary firinamqnt. , r . , . j ,
Tun iirirain nrllti . A Historical Novel
By LvMubluactif autnoroi, josepu n. unu mi
Count. Translated from the. German, by
Amory Coffin. M. I). jNew.iorK. u, Apple
tbnfit Co. S aud 415. Broadway. 1s67i -
. More ihaiua dozen yolumes have ema
nated from, the pen of this writer, which
have niado the name a household word ip
modern literature. Only a few. have, beeh
translated into English, hut these have
been read with much nvidity and secured
great respect in this country Thp
volume before us is an historical romance
of the time's tif Frederick, tho Greatand
ia nf nmninndintr interest It cannot
fail of a favorable ; acceptance and a
gsneral reading by tho American public.
In characters are those, many of them,
whose names are familiar to all readers
of history, and especially famous in war,
suchasTottleben, Gotzkowsky and Bach
maun, interwoven with affairs of the
eart, and an exposition of tho habits,
manners and customs of the lower orders
of people of the times and country. For
the long winter evenings, to one desiring
to separate Ins contemplations irom uie
seenes whipb surround him in this coun-
try,WB TKnOW Ol noming mure ugiccuuic
"than " the Morchant of Berlin."
The Children op thi Fron-tim. NewYorki
D. Appleton A Co. 1S67.
This boob wnB written fiytlady of
Illinois, from sketches and incidents by
a Danish artist, Theodore Lund, who
spent many years in the West The
stories are interesting, but in" style 'and
language it falls below criticism-
Tas Trck Chcrch. By Theodofrilton. 11-
lartrate.1 tram Datirna by Granville Perkins.
Philadelphia?! J.B. Lipplncott'Jt,Co. 18C7.
This is a poem in couplets byJthe crack-
.Lrainml editor of tho NewfVork Inde
ptndent, the bosom jriend of Anna
Dickinson and the left bower of Sir
Fred, Douglass. ltC a scoffing at the
clterch, and a sacrilegious appeal td
Christ as the head of a set who- take
pains every dayadvise the violation of
tho ordinanpajs of nature ahd nf God.
Weaajiaoraebftto with such the fanciful
'AjTresias they may promulge in rhyme;
and only regret that the rcspectahle pub
lishers should have bestowed so much
Jfilior'nnd expense in producing a speci
men of typography and illustration un
surpassed ia beauty and completeness in
America. ' , ,
The WeifMaret Srokiaa or Fci-Brz; th
Pf T AKb "MOTHSK OC4BIM, Bt Srinsa.
hiiiiihUt J.B. LiDMneott'Co- 1S6T.
MWrn" 'ful of. wonderful
stories, and admirably; adapted for
oheap.Chriitmas present t
BXVL ?tv Books. FWtadeipmaj J..K, l, P- .
. pcnrotiAfCo, ISGt, ?jJ . !
Knight,'' uMazttkne4" and "Joclo, ' the
"capacity fet suffragethai Kadtcal. editor
s rrly at toM i 80J&3 fcthaj it
tlie ricn tdantations 0 MiddTe and West
pDiild objeet, as follows v
i(jLvhi the true rulq --a; tniedg in
her husband's house is his servant : it is in
somcly executed. reprcsentiS:
H&enea in the panUnnl.n'e aJgctedr
jf aT 4 ' Tuo':'ucr "Mfc icwer iress
gt?ingthe Btoncs of the plnvW They
will be deeply interesting t tho young,
and will prove entertaining to "children
of older growth, who hhve witnessed
- the wonderfdpantomimrcdelitientiotis1tlP
the wprld-reno.wned Rnvel. in "these
Fqrca'ch-and all lluf 'hj-ej w arc in
debted to tlie respective 'publishers,
through MessrsW. T. Berry ic Co., book
sellerof. this city, We capmfeilis'miss
tha book subjept without commending
especially tho enterprise, judgment and
;ood taste of this firm. They are the
oldest booksellers in the State, nnd have
achieved a reputation IrV their trade
second to- none in America, Book
making1 and publishing, and bookselling
are two distinct branchas; of business. It
is the business of the former to soil what
he makes, and the latter to have and of
fer for saloi rfhateveris 9fi3'7 tI,c
public n his line of bmdness. The book
seller is the factor of all the publishers,
By a lpMg'vturrso.'of LiisinHJ; close atten
tion and a thorough knowledge of the
trade and its demands, W. T. Berry &
Co., have accumulatcda stock, emhracing
the best works in Europe and America
It is probable there is not, a bookstore in
the world superior to theira in this re
spect All the standard editions of his
tory and the classics, in Latin, Greek,
French, German, Spanish and English, re
pose upon their shelves. They purchase
in all the great boob marts of the world,
and in turn receive orders from purcha
sera as well from this country as in Kit
ropeF- HtMhfr same time 'theykeep up
fully with the current literature of the
day, iind;are. abje o l'u'rpishJtlie," lofalfd
mand for school books, works of science.
and professional text-books.., They now
haye for the approaching holidays the
most superb and handsome selection of
books and other articles Tor presentation
and for the library, ever brought to Nash-
villa Such an establishment
object of prido to our people and city
I HOJI WASHINOTON.
WTASHiNaTON, Dec. 20. Senate. On
motion of Mr. Anderson, the President was
requested to inform the . gerjafdiif any
United States troops had been sent to the
interior of Missouri since December, nnd if
so, whether any request had been made lor
their presence by the Executive orLegis
lature of Missouri.
' Mr. Anderson read a dispatch frjm Qov.
Fletcher, of Missouri, sayinc that the gov
ernment had sent troops to that State, and
asking the design. He said that he'kuew
nothing: of the matter, but he supposed
they were to enforce the law&of theStatq
the Executive felt himself able to dct-that
the neonle of the State would take ilfunon
themselves, without the interference of Itrfe
government. t "
Mr. Davis, of Kentucky thought 'ill'
President had the undeniable constitutional
right (o place troops,where he pleased.
Mr. Henderson said that'he did n6t fully
understand the facts, but believed the troons
had been eht bythe President "to enforce-
obedience to the laws of tlie btate, against
wlilebilin CJnvcrnor'linrlfnrntwsfrtl .'.
Mr. Davis said that the disDatch ns reail
dfd nbt claim that the President had! serft
fliem or that Grant had, although of course
either had the power.
The Nebraska bill was then taken up.
Mr. Edmunds addressed the Senate.
"Mr. Johnson, alluding lo an article in
the Chronicle, charging that treason hail
found a resting place in the bosom of the
Supreme Court staled that the article wa
founded on false facts, andpouched in moil
unjiisuiiauie language. 11 nan aiso apiiear
ed in a paper which might bo. considered
officially connected with the Serrate, t The
occasion of the attack was a decision of the
courtin regard to the legality of military
triumphs. The honor and patriotism bf
the Judges of the supreme Court was top
lugh to be impugned; they had no- remedy
but a suit for slander, such a 'remedy had
never been resorted to. He hoped the
judges of the high tribunal would stand
upon the high character wnicn their long
course of integrity had earned lor them,
while the traducer would meet the reward
to which. he-was entitled;- -e vJtar
iltv Wade,bf Ohio, presented'a petition
setting forth the principle on which the tax
should be constructed. Referred to. Com
mittee on Reconstruction.
Mr. W'ilson, offered a joint resolution1
direcling the President of the United States
lo instruct the otiicers ol the arrow .and
navy and of the freedraen's bureau, to pre
vail and prohibit the infliction of corporeal
punishment, for crimes and misdemeanors,
in the lately rebellious States, until their
civil governments shall have been recog
nized and ratified bv Congress. Ordered to
be printed. r . Jl A
On motion of Mr.'Pomerov. a biluto aid
in the construction of the Pacific railroad;
and for other purposes, was referred to .the
Committee on racihc railroad, and ordered
to be printed.
XJ;Mr. Edmunds advocated the bill at some
length, and'attef some'turther debate, on
motion, the Senate went into executive
session, and soon after adjourned. '
HorsE. Mr. Willliams, of Pennsylva
nia. madean elaborate report on the Culver
case, anu. on mouonr iue opeaner waspi,-
rectedjto is3ue a warrant, for Culvers release,
Mr. Delano introduced a resolution,
... , . .1
, - .1 n 1 j?
wnicn was agreea 10, ioroiuaing me payr
menf, by any officer of the government, of
any claim preferred since ISol. where the
claimant shall be a person who partici
pated iu the rebellion, or was opposed tp
the suppression 01 the rebellion. . .
Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania, introduc4
ed a resolution which was agreed to, author
izinsr the appointment of a committee ' of
seven, to report a bill establishing free
schools for the District of Columbia, from
which no children over six years of age
shall be excluded, said schools to be 3up?
ported by equal taxation Of all classes. 1"
The House then resolved itself' into a
committee of the whole on the President's,
message, Mr. Welker, of Ohio in the chair
Mr. Her, of Kentucky, addressed tha
After Mr. Hi 1 had cencluded his argu-
mentagainst the right to exclude theSoath-i
ein States from representation in Congress,
Mr. T.ntvrpncp. of Ohio, anrued in favor!
of reducing Uie compensation ofrmembers1
of Congress to the rate which prevailed bo-i
fore the mcrcase.at ,the last session. ,
Mr. Randall, of Pa., asked if he knew"
of a single member who hail not taken the'
increasepay? , - 'V
Bit. Lawrence admiltcd that ne did not.
(Laughter.) . t
Mr. Mnvnard. of Tenn . saidit was due ta
himself to say, that he had not accepted ic
until the people had endorsed their action,
1 . S 1 n .1 i
Dy returning 10 .iigr musi- mcuiucra
who had voted for it.
Mr. Randall, of Pa., congratulated him
self and the gentleman from Tennessee, that,
thev were both in accord with the people
on "that point. (Laughter.)
Mr. Cobb, of Wisconsin, said he voted
against the increase, and had never taken
tho increased pay.
In reply .tojja question, ;Mr Lawrence
said he had taken the pay1, but hTwanted'
the. law repealed. ;
Ir. Drigga, of Michigan Dill the gen-!
tleman feel bad when he took it? JLailght
rw " .m 1
-'MrJ "Lawrence objected to being inter-
rnnted. fLanehter.1 He had taken Itfin
obedience to tho constilntion, the reqilre-
menlsof whicli he had taken an oath to sup
port Laughter and he had no doubt
the gentleman from Michigan felt good
when he received his extra pay.
Mr. Driggs I lm 1 Langhter.l
After some further desultory remarks.
tha. committee rose.
Mr. Grinnell, of Wisconsin, having the
fioor, the Speaker Taittl&fbre tha, Housea
communication from the President, trana-
mittim a renort from the Secretary flf
to organize armed forces to make a raid, of
6 Umted Statt
the United'Sutes,to overthrow the, Jnar'
tiiiiiM aw TVirftri Affairs;
The Speaker aarioutfeed the fallowing
illustrations are profuse and very
trict of Columbia: Messrs. Stevens, of Pap
Patterson, of New Ifimrafiire, JV'elker.ref
OhioJBoutweil, of Massach'nsetu, Mgulton,
of IljinoMj Ashley, ofjMiasouru &
tiowhich was agreed to, instructing the
committee on direct taxes and abandoned
lands, to inquire whether any officer of tlie
government, or any person wjio served in
the Jala rebellious States, had .'hinder
ed or obstructed the act for the dlsnosal of
tiers, to either. white or-cptoreu, to .receive
Jand.njider the laV, or hav-bceH wronfrflly
prevenieuirom enjoying ineraseivesmereai.
On motion of Mr. Spalding, of Ohio, the
Ways and Means Committee was instructed
to inquire into the expediency of exempt
ing from tariff dntie?, timber for ship build
ing and fire wood for steamers navigating
the Northern lakes and rivers, when im
ported by the parties uing them for sueh
purposes". v f
Mr. Lawrence dfTered a resolution, which
was adopted, directing the Secretary of the
Navy to report in what newspapers he has
ordered advertisements to be inserted, and
what orders he lias given for withdrawing
advertisements from newspapers, and the
The House then adjourned.
Frig'hihU Calnniily Fonrteeu Persons
Kiiiotltcreu lo Ucatli A Nlccplugr in
font Foiiml on Km Mother's Brentt.
Spceial Dispatch to the Louisville Courier.
MEjirms, Dec. 19. A four story stone
building, on Madison street, known as
Specht's confectionery and refreshment
saloon, took fire from an unknown cause
early this morning, and before it could be
entered by the police and hremen fourteen
persons were smothered to death, lbev
were sleeping in the upper stories, and so
dense was the smoke they could not escape
but by the windows. Une man jumped
lrom a tourth story window and was killed,
One singiilar'featiire is that a babe dfjsix
weeks was found alive and uninjured' on
the breast of il uead mother.
The fire was speedily extinguished afltrr
the arrival. of the hremen, and the build
ing was not greatly damaged. The fire
originated in the-lower portion.
The following persons are among the
diad : Mr. and. Mrs William Jekle. Irank
Reidenhan, three waiters names nnknown.
and John Honick, The others were ne
groes. Mr. Speclit, .Mrs. Yarby, Miss Sallle
Lee; Joseph liarthel, Victor Mwalberg, and
jouis uorreti escaped.
This calamity has plunged the commu
nity into the most profound melancholy,
"MEsrrars, Dec 19: A fire broke out in
the basement of Joseph' tipechta coatee
tionery, on Madison street, at S o'clock this
morning, resulting in an appallingdisaster.
nixiecn persons sleeping in me iourui siory
were suffocated, or else waked to a sense 0f
their situation, and leaping through the
windows, were crushed on the pavement
Wm. Jekle, wholesale notion dealer and
son-in-law of Specht, and wife and child
were asleep. Captain Waldraver, Chief of
lire Department, ascended by ladder to the
room and found the wife dead and Jekle
lying on the floor, who had just strength
left to point out the cradle where his child
only a few weeks old was. and dronned
dead. Waldraver seized the child and es
caped through the window. The hlankels
ever its face saved it.
1 Joseph Bartlej employee, jumped from
Jlie fourth story, and escaped with sb'ght in
Jnries. Several others attempted it but
were dashed in pieces on the rocKs.
, ..'.Nine negroes, employed in the establish
ment! were burned to death; and of eigli
teen residing in the buildingonly.bne (Bar-
The engines were promptly on the spot
and extinguished the fire with' little damage
to the building.
FR03I SEW YORK., i
Chamber or Commerce I'eelslou
New Yoek, Dec. 20. The Chamber of
Commerce has indefEnately postponed for
further consideration the memorial to Con
gress for the repeal of the cotton tar. Ono
speaker raid if this tax. -was repealed, the
North would have to pay higher taxes, -and
he thought it was only fairthat the section
that inaguraled war, should in some wav
pay a portion of the debt.
; Judge McCunn has decided substantially.
that a person losing money in gambling, is
not entitled to recover it by law.
The investigation of the Congressional
Committee shows but a small proportion of
the revenue due the government has been
assessed on distillers. The committee will
probably, report in. favor of securinR a full
record. oP all raw material purchased for
Humors nnd Report.
WAsmxaToyj Dec. 20, It is believed
that Congress.Will attempt to Interfere vritli
the President's order revoking the anti-
tloggmg order of Uen. bickles in the Caro
Unas. This is the object, of Mr. Wilson's
jeint resolution, which applies only to the
states lately in rebellion.
A rumor is current that a majority of
the Republican members ol Congress have
given assurances that the senators anu
Representatives from South Carolina shall
be admitted on the adoption of the amend
ment by the Legislature of that State.
There is not a word of truth in the re
port that Chief Justice Chase is of the
opinion that when two-thirds of the loyal
States have ratified the amendment it will
be a part of the constitution.
A communication from the Treasury
Department says that no plans have been
prepared for the proposed marine hospital
at Chicago, it being desired that the site
should be selected before they are prepared,
in. order to adopt them to the peculiarities
01 luu.iocaxion. .nir. iuuuuu, me superin
-i-.i.-i -r leu-.. . 1
tending architect will visit Chicago.
Mr. Stevens' enabling bill will be called
up on tuei reassembling of Congress. It
overthrows all of the present Southern State
Uovernments, forms them in territories,
and provides lor their admission into the
Union, it also gives negroes the right of
OiUclnl Uoctiioeiits in Reference to
Washington, Dec. 20. In resiionse to
a call of the House the President to-day
transmitted a number of official documents
touching Mexican affairs. The first of these
is the protest of Gen. Of tegaagainshis'ar-
rest, which has heretofore been published.
In transmitting thfe protcst,'Gen. Sheridan
assigned his reasons for ordering the arrest
of Ortega. He says so long as he was mere
ly engaged in attempting to create dissen
sion among his, own people, while sojourn
ing in this country, there was no violation
of our neutrality laws, bnt when he went
further, and formed combinations and an-
Sealed to arms to assert his cLiims as Presi
ent of Mexico, this was a palpable viola
tion of our neutrality laws. Gen. Sheridan
considered it his duty to interfere. Ho took
the precaution to warn Ortega against the
prosecution of his designs, which he. dis-
carded,-! and as he was aatufiedthat Ortega
was abont to cross tho frontier. Gen. Sheri
dan says he ordered his arrest on the same
principle that the Fenians were arrested, in
attempting to violate our laws, by invading
nis concurrence with the views of Mai.
Gen. Sheridan are endorsed on this paper
by Gen. Grant in forwarding- it to the Sec
retary of "War.
Uen. Sheridan 3 report, concerning the
recent troubles on the K10 (irande, in
which Gen. Sedgwick figured. Is also trans
mitted. Tho General advises the General
Commanding that he fears Gen. Sedgwick,
for some inoxcusable reason, has demanded
the surrender, Matamoras .and if it is
truehe'will immediately relieve him of
second dispatch, dated rnew Orleans.
Dec. 11th, J8C6, he informs thn General
Commanding, that on arriving at Browns
ville, Texas, on the Cth of December, he
was advised that Gen. Sedgwick had de
manded and received the surrender of
Matamoras .from Canales, who abitrarily
held that city against Gen. Kscobedo, the
representative of the Juaret government,
and that on the 30th November the few
United States 4trpopf which .held' the city
were withdrawn to the A merit an a:le
of tlie Rio Grande, in accordance with his
orders disapproving the occupation by.
Gen. Sedgewick. This strange proceeding
is unkown to him, but the aliened one waa
to protect- American citizens there resident
and thejprorfety. Gen. Sheridan1 gives
11 as UI3 opinion mat uic luerciiania 01
Matamoras, who he says were blockade
runners during the war, and who are now
Imperialists, fearing that Escobcdo would
capture the city and take their property,
induced Gen. Sedgewick to rnakeJhe im
proper mvemenCThisflBeGeheral says,
waa the whole point of the affair. He
adds that the occupation of the city was a
mere matter of form, and had the consent
of Gen. Efqbed o, iW homsdenp objections,
and whoi since the citV'pasfied into his
hand, has called on Gen. Sedgewick in
the most friendly manner, and also asked
me to forgiveduYaclionj
By the Cnblc". s M
jjfniB, DecOth, 1 p. jr. It S reporCed
lien that Napoleon has recciVMl intelli
gence of the abdication of Maximilian Sf
Uie Mexican tit rone. ft i 3
T The MonitcTir thinks tliB icTatioiis be
tween the King of Italy and the Pope will
be settled on a sound footing.
Bams, Dea 20.-TdieFrench Budget
shows a definite balance, in the estimated
receipt, overthe expeditdfesfor"t!fc'"in
coming financial year. No new taxea, are
tO"he levied on account of the army scheme,
which has been promulgated, and which
the Budget declares to be a fresh guaranty
forthc peace of Europe. Jj
1 President Johi&trs message' ha3 heen
jiublished entire in the Paris journals, and
its publication in fulldias lurd a much bet
ter eflecl, 111 all circles, than was anticipat
ed after the reception of the meagre tele
graphic summary, which failed to do it
Madrid, Dec 20.-The -government of
C r I. . 1 1 1 . 1 ,r T t ,1
oyiu nas negoiiaieii wim Ji. rouiu, iiib
French Minister, for ,a loan of ninety ,njil
ment. PisnrE, Dec 20. evening. The ad
dress to the Emperor of Austria, recently
adopted in the Lower Chamber of the"
Hungarian Diet, has been acquiesed in by
the Upper House.
Welcumaii Before tlie Grand Jary.
Washington. December 20. Lewis H.
Weichman, who, it will be 'remembered,'
was one of the principal witnesses for the
government in the case of Payne, Atzerotl,
Harrold, Airs, burratt and others, ot the
assassination' conspirators, was before the
Grand Jury to-day; to giv'e his testimony
as to the complicity of John Surratt in the
murder of President Lincoln.
Fire Rich Lend Mines hi Kentucky.
Louisville, Dec. 20. The Broadway
Flour Mills, of Samuel A. Miller, were
entirely consumed by fire this morning,
with entire contents. "Loss about $10,000,
partially insured in New York offices.
Rich lead mines have been discovered
near Williamsburg, Tventucky, on the track
of the extension of the Lebanon Branch
Railroad. A comnanv Is nrtmnizintr fr
their development, with one of our distin
guished Uenerals as President.
Contract for Stamped letter Ea"
velopes Seizures, Etc;'
Washington, December 20, lSCC
.The contract for .aupplying-the Bostoffice
Department with' stamped .'Ietlerlen slopes
lor uie current nscal year, ending June 30,
1807, has been extended to Mr. George T.
Nesbitt, of New York, who has been sup
plying the department for1 Several years
past. Over 33,000,000 of these envelopes
were furnished to the department last year,
wA it - a.,!..,.J . t . eniuvtnAn fl I. -
uuu 11. in lauiuumu mai UV,WV,IIVU Will OO
: 1 .1 ..'' . 1
requireu ior ine present nscai year, tnfer-
. not revenue receipts from this source to
day were 556,039.656'. 1
Gen. Spinner, Treasurer of the United.
states, to-day received a letter'from Assist
ant Treasurer Van Dvke. of New York.
inclosing two hundred and fifty dollars
uiuu mm on oeiiau some party wnose name
is unknown, which had been erroneonsfy
paid him by the government. ,
The statement of Dardons. called for' hV
the House of Represcatatives, is being pre
parea at the Attorney Ueneral s, omce, An
expert clerk can prenare eirfit or ten com
mon cases per day, but the recommenda
tions and papers in Bome cases are so
njimerous and voluminous that it takes a
whole day for each, and aa there are about
17,000 of them, it will takemonthsocort-
pinte the work.
Two seizures of steel carriage snringfc
one of 50,000 pounds at Cincinnati, and
another 6f 28,000 pounds and 236 sets of
swu Hidings at vmcago, nave oeeu mane ny
the Deputy Collector of Customs ofOgden
burg, who' was specially detailed for that
purpose. Hirae all came from a factory in
banana, anu are seized tor an evasion 0
the custom duties. i
A large delegation from BufTafo, Of rvf
nue officers and parties interested fn ja
quantity of whisky seized in that citt,
werein attendance at the Internal-Revenue
Bureau to-day. The parlies interested are
endeavoring to obtain the release of Hie
whisky on the ground that there had been
no intentional violation of the law, but tbat
the offence was merely technical. !
The Commissioner of the General Land
Office has jnst prepared a patent for the
Pacific Railroad Company, embracing over
60,000 acres. The area of the tract ap
proved by .the Secretary of the Interior, as
liisureu losaiu company ov actsoi vongreas
-r toon ml. . . . . ii it 1 . 1
ui jouif-vi. iiie aieiii is einueiusncu
with a beautiful minature matt of the
United StatesKhandeomelT colored, showing
an states and territories with, distmctnea
as also the Pacific Railroad, from the Ya!
ley of the Mississippi to the Pacific. Du
ring the month ending the lota inst, 180?,
land patents have been transmitted by the
Coramiisionner of the General Land Office.
for delivery to the patentees, for entry of
1 1 --1 1 r-- 1.1 i 1 .1
luuiut sum lur t.i8o, locaieu wnu uouniy
land warrants, agricultural college scrips
and certified private claims, and the returns
received at (he Land Office for the month
of November, 1866, show the disposal, of
acres ot public lands a the follow
ing offices. .1
yv.tuii. .men ijjui uvres,
aiarquette. Mica ..... 9,712
Topeka, Kansia........-.. ......... .......... 2.411
ine secretary 01 the interior has a
proved the additional lists of swamp anil
overflowed Janus, in Han Francisco, Stock
ton, Marysville and California District-i-covering
an aggregate of 111,099 acres.
xiitac iiaw iinve ueeu prepareu iu pursuance
of the 43d section, of the act of July 23d,
it is understood that the poslofSce com
mittec of the House of Representative
has determined to, report .in favor of a bill,
to establish a government telegraph bej
tween Washington and New York.
Judlctnry Committee and. Mr. Culver
WAsnrNGTON:, Dec. 20, The Judiciary
Committee had the case of Mr. Culver be
fore them lasr evening. Culver will be
permitted to take his seat The committee
express themselves satisfied of Culver's ire-
noeence of any dishonest intent'.
SwEETSBCKO. C. E., Dec 20. The wi
nessea examined .lo-day, testified, (that th
Fenians told here that they had com
to Canada to fight the British government
take Quebecj string up rArcy McGeei
and eslablish a Republican government. I
OnEBEC. Dec 20. The parish chnrch at
Stagothe has been burned.
SwxETSStnto, Dec. 20. A -number of
witnesjes have been examined, proving thai
at the time df the capture, the prisoner
Madden had arms in his hands. The court
took recess to allow Mr. Devlin time to
look over his notes before addressing thij
jury. . 1
Montreal, Dec. 20 Application will
be made to parliament, at its next sesrionj
to dam the St. Lawrence at Lachine Rapids
for the purpose of obtaining hvdraulic
power. Ten millions dollars ia the prd
posed capital of the company.
ihe ihree Hivera Journal, on authority
of the clergy of that district, says that no
Catholic Priest there either knew or saw
Affairs in Richmond.
Richmond, Va., Dec 20.- Judge Mere
dith, of the Circuit Court, has issued a writ
of habeas corpus to-day for Dr. Jas. L. Wat
son. Gen. Schofield declined to produce
the prisoner, assigning reasons in effect that
the act of Congress July 6th, 1866, reqnire
the Commissioner, of-the Frecdman's Bu
reau to exercise military jurisdiction over
all cases involving the rights to eqnal bene
fits and laws, and effecting personal security
of all citizens, without respect to color.
This act having been officially published
by the Presidnt through tGe War Depart
ment, Gen. cliofield says jtlljiS duty, as an
officer of the United States, tand as such
Commisslonew of the Freedmfn'a Bureau,
to decline to comply with the&rit.
Washisotoh, iieca-iiiie lezajtut
atom have returned home.
Tenement Honae BnrneU.
NF.tC YoifK, rc.l.O.-'Eatly thisjnorn
ing Ko. 29, Klizabethlreeta tenement,
house, was discovered on fire. Eight fami
lies who were living then? I tad a. narrow, ts-cipe-
freni snffdeation, drill 'om? child iV re
Ralejqh, K. C, Dec. 20. Kesolntions
have been introdnced in ihe LegULUure to
prof ide for payment of tliw interest on the
State debt, or funding debt, at an early day.
Bills passed to extend the Western Ball
road to the Tennessee line, and to ard other
roadi Th? peqple are well oatfsfied with
the result of 'Gov. Worth's mission, to
, - il' iAsyi -strrH M.
Boston", Dec. 50. J. Frederen Marsh,
formerly eilitor of the- Bee, and lately
musical critic of,.the Traveler, -died .sua
'denly lorday Jromrupture.oT-a-blQod vessel.
W&. irtSllEFErHLIIAJlHWfiv?l) Tffi
M4'J?S9 Br lireeR betneenJIigW
LE i. if f dec2i
If the Geutlpuiau
xriIO TOOK. BY MISTAKE. A DROWN
YY UKAYEXt OVER COAT from the
coat. room at Mr. AeklinV. o Tue.lr
cream, will returait to this baean 5
Wown andJienhallar flfewswwtuaiti
ttm of his mlrtake. decS-St
ROBERT I. CAETJIHEES, JR.,
ATTORNEY .IT LAW
fAFFICE OVER TUB UNION BAJI,
V jelnlnj oflica of Caruthers i QdOMn,
y.!"1' given 10 ine
SALOON AND RESTAUITANTiSSs
Old No. 41 New No. 86 Church St,
1 ' (Opposite OrcrtanlleojeJ
J. F. DUGON, Proprietor,
WOULD JIKPECTFULLY INFORM, UB5
frleiidj and thapaLltc thnt.harine re-Cttol
and furnished thia favorite place, he i prepareil
t?.offtrna J?u' ofa.r wrpasaed by none iu the
city. Oyster. Fish and Game constantly on
hand, and served up at all hour on the shortest
notice. Ravine ona of the belt Coolci in the
South, he can uaranteostL.actien. Furnished
Rodms with Board if desired. ilodl-3m
WILL BE OFFERED
eowineDcini at 10
" 1 tne 'ck of Furniture ever
Buaion. at. uona. uirnes Jt Co. ,
Ijp. Id orth Collesre street. Also, one splendid
Piano, T Octave. We invite thaattentioo of all
Sforo Room Wanted.
tJTORE ROOM. It TO IS PRPT pnnvr
O 35 to 4A feet deep, with one wod Show -Window
In, It. Mould like the Store on. Union
etreet. between Market and Cherry street), or
on merry, east tiue, Deiween unurcn and Union
stretU. the rent not to .exceed 81,000 per year.
Can learn of a good tenant by addressing Post-
oineo uor lus, Nasaville. Tenn. dec21-3l',
FROM MY PREMISES ON THE HARDING
Pike, on the 10th Dccembar, a CQW. about
eight year old, mostly black, white spot on
forehead, white on legs and belly, white stripe
upon oacK, oranaea upon leu flip who letter k.
ti noover win return n
iter to me will be hand
BSST COAL OIL,
AT 75 CEXTS PER GAUOX.
GOXl A SIIiTER liEAF,
For the uso of- Christmas Tree, at tho Dm;
aioro 01 , .,
W. HASiSLOCK, I-
,TJ,NION BANK NOTES.
Tf ACCORDANCE WITH AN ACT OF THE
J. Legislature of Tennessee, passed December
ma, isots entitled an'act -To ezpulite thoTUu
tribution of tha effeeta of Banfa. whTch have or
may make assijuments amonj their creditors."
notice i ho-eby given to the holders of the notes
of The Uniox Base or TcaxtasEK to file them
with the undersigned, at the Bank in Nashville,
between now and the 1st day of January, igh
teealhuudred and sixty-nine, and reeeive
certificates therefer. or thev will tin fnrrr
barred from nny participation in the assets of
inoiianic. ine ccrtiucates mil be received at
far id payment ior oeDta aue t&eillank, whetn-
er lenaereu oeiore or alter the 1st of Janu
J 03. W. ALLEN. Tru-tee.
R. H. THOMPSON,
' .-.' '
AM, JUST KECEITEl) A CHOICE
ot of Novelties (uitable for Gentlemen'
Chriitmaj Presents. eenitingof thefellewing
ROBES DK CHAMBRU-
1ENTS' BRES3INO CASES;
HANDSOME WALKING OVWreS: ' '
, 1 . ; 1
BEAUTIFUL SLLK SCARFS r1 -
FINE EMBROIDERED CRAVAT AND
BOWS, (for evening 0
h'RENCII EMBROIDERED IIANDKHIU
CHIEFS, (plafn andcoloni;)
ivau ucivo ii.lif.Ul.li VMM, (a I IH had e: i
LLNEQ KID, GLOVES r . u .
BROCADE SILK POCKRT IfANDK'RR.
FRENCH EMBItOlDERRD SHIRTS :
FINE E31BR0IDERED AND BROflATiT!
i T Ttr
FINE CARVED IVORY HAIR BRUSHES
TOILET ARTICLES of all kindj :
FINE MOROCCO 1VALLBTS;
FINE ITlBNCif IbRES imtsr
WINE and SNUFF-COLORED FBLT HATS;
EXTRA FINE BLACK FBLT nATS;
ETC, " ET6 .BTa
CLOTH I 2HT
A Large nnd Elespsnt StocK of
Of (uperier make and quality-may be feasd a
GEO. B. ABBOTT,
a t -
2Vp. 3Q CfOI.TiT.GE STREET,
fNeflrtB'e'Sewanee UouteJ "
FIXE nrtFiSS SVlTi lUe.
Also, a large ttoek of '
Frpncli nml Dnelluli
Carefuilr seleetat! fnxo tho ttoefa of tits wis
cipal impftrter. wbieh trill b n4 to atrfec.
ai iae neau 01 taa
Slumiracttirliic Depart ment
We have a Cutter f approved exceileace. asd
win Raafantee that style, tit tnl worksaaaabip
shall give ectireMiMMHon. A n ex prx of
nearly TWKATl 1 KAlta ia MiMftMr tbu
want anu taite or tbe eHtsee m Jasmin
warrant tbe assurance tbat verybtr.WHl 8
Huoui itt piie mom av
""vWo. aa roM.Eur. HTitEirr
We ofierValMUi lair e stork f
in New Yerk-ttylish welt made, and very rea-,
senablein priee. v
FINE SHIRTS, 1
Of the Lest manu&ata.
JPXDEESIIlRTh AND BRAWER.1.
Ceiiar. Cra vat. Jock. Gtaveav Btc-.Et& -.
- GEO. B..ABBT!Tf
deeaMf 33 Coltetre fllrWt.
EuglBe andTioilcr " tor Sale.
A OOOD . STATIONS RT RNOINIf AHD
-d-a uBuutriiioiier tor sag. ot raoderate-prtee 1
beth ta flrt-rate order. Therar of fBtooient
oowerui utito a mm. uan t -eeeayaaa lerm
iarned,:en applleatWa-at this elboe. decS-tf
O'NEIEL'S REAL ESTATE
U. S. Claim Agency,
35 GED.iR STREET,
T 'AL OWNERS
1 i enlulisl in Ilia IT 3
Til it SB HUNDKED rrOT.tAkS
are entitled, to
for eaiMmd every one1. The Board appointed
ir 0Si!1urr 01 wf t0 examine and report
1 nreent in Xaihrtllo nn.l .lr i
. ' claims of ihb ehaiaeter would connlt their own
!u wf i1 Jiahel to- need any other endorser
mu iwumarao ai omcerj. foldiers and citi
ttn ol tho State whose claims I have nroiecated
t a lueeowful jettlement. I might, however.
met that having bn coniectS
jlth the orraalxation of colored troop In tab
r;-'Siti.01J'ILpenon'JI? lmted with
fhSfiil1 - cer3 f. c,ored regimenU in
r . .. iPftmw:' nd H1" Uta enraged
hr the last nineteen monihj in eolleolineBack
Pay. Bounty and. PensTon for the ao.'dier
tfim?elTes. and being in dally communication
TXT ;heasand of them, my faeillUee for tracing
out .the loompany -and regiment into which they
eWted are certainly a good, if net better;
blamed f "to ie
irr.itlf Jor Pnwecutinr these
havei)?tter. nn flat,M mr,e,f ,hat nen
..1 tn?i'i8-!'kat ?J?a Areata aro charging 25 per
"thSh kH Per"?t. fees forproiecntmg
these claim, but I am of tha opinion that they
ltAU,a,n.i.co.n?tc"0IJ wI,h thi would
beIeivatotatathat I con der thhpertent.
ago remarkably low. but aa I am berianently
h..i1 haV other buslneJtoattena
1 t i?in7' fo.r les. u,an M ethers,
t.uwJf.e.p!i0af.ed to opten correspondence
Iml l hi h?n ajt?rney! throughout thl State,
thhThl . P"r l? f?tef lnt0 arrangemenS
iwbeUoni and aH Dect"T
.iS.nlfSlEif iha Oovernment. of officers.
YfJ?.. 0ieT?: Promptly attended to.
r 1 ,atlen,,l?n P to xtldler? claim
for fcqualuatloa of Bounty.
rSiIoredJ.iliers n.ow virtually on the same
footing with reard to baak pay. fannUef. pen
in, etc.. as white toldier. ind anrdlErince
In fhl ntbt;nfr.?n,.e,hhaJe teenfenied them
m.Vtik' J hUncuoa from white soldiers,
may now be recovered.
All parties hariag claims In my hand for col
nr' raqnested to eaU and iea- mo. or write
tome In rMraRM i
USS, smpu f
tiaimj were niea. ana loners
"t vt'f "tara?d t0 everjr day uncalled far.
fiear &om. diffcrent Partie3. whom I cannot
hlViiir ia.U dvrti3e every Saturday, ia
ftmnll't y!Lon d iEteh and PreaTind
5" Certificates on hand
1 ?JwAwtforthe National Staam Navi-
-.. . .
aione-y Aavanccsi on Officer'. Citl-
' ana aoiaiers' CI Rims.
' ' Real Ertate and Claim Agent.
dec21-3w 33 Cedar t. Nashville. Tenn.
Kcmoval of Lnw OOIce.
T ITA.VJB REMOVED MY LAW nVOTnc ta
k. ?,WC SQUARE, np ,taira. four
"von uuuu ui vniiir iirpsr..
ded.2w B.l TkHOHAEC VAUOHN.
A-- NKVf" AND COMFORTABLE RESr-2x.denca-on
Maple street. South NMhville.
wim imraeuiiinposieMian. Apply to
deeflP-ly ' College BUT Foundry.
Valuable City Property.
A ,1 ij ,?i MRS. A. T. 9D0M AND
2. the heir of James Odom. dpceaseil, I wilt
sell at Public Auction nn SATnBluv 941
Docember. 13C6. on the premise, that valuable
Honteand Lot On the Northeast comer ofCedar
ami aprare sireeis. ine lot contain KJ feet
on Cedar itroet, running back ltt feet to n
allay. Tha lot will be divided.
Term of Sole-One-third cash, the balance
in one and tw year, with Interest, and a lien
reijuicu uaiii ine purcnase money i- paid.
decg-td "IV. R. ELLTSTQN
LIAS JBST .RETURNED FROM THE
J-i asm, ana nn in vrncE lor the present sea-
iwnp spienaiu uno ol -
IjiiIIph Vlotlt. nenver nmt Velvet
, EI.EOAXT PIID IM1PI.IXH.
FbrXsdfe and Children;
Elotfnnt Plain nuil Fancy SHUa ; '
Etefrnnt Brocbe and PInlil 'Hbnnl;
OenfV Trarellne: Shnwla r
Beantifnl Trnvellnff nml Cnrrla.o
OcntV "Cnderwenr, jn variety;
OcnLs Gloves, pleodld assortment r
Bel Bimtketi, extra large ami fine;
FInnnelH, of all kind.
In addition to the abeve. ira hv I....
8ueh a Merinos. Empreu Cletbs, Poplin, elr.
ewnien wuiDe. soia very cnip.t9cioi, at
' xNTo, 55 College- Street.
Free lo Everybody.
4 LARGE 6 PAGE PATAT-OrtrrE TP.JLCfl
xx ing now to remove Tan, Freckle. Pimples.
uiaeeaea, jioin raienei z5auowne, eruption,
and all impurities Df the ikiai how to force
oh iters, restore, enri ana oeauuiy us nair;
renew the ago, ottrellrnnkenne. nervous dcbil-
Uy, and other nsefol and valuable information;
. a. fn. I, A .1.1 UCDflPD
WfivUrt , ... nuuiis. A. .... u A,.
iroy, a. 1. aec.
T It 1 irrgio a. xTrk I
Ai. iiATiuo at J1VV M 1
' iMAX WELTI HOUSE,)
Corner Ghiiroli anOhorry Streets.
fti I. A VIES BS03 LBAVRTO INFORM I
Hi. hi-friamla. And tho imliSa .aenerallv.ef I
Noahvlne mi rtUr. that he bas oammaneed I
Aaaia. hariog ajaoeiated nlth him his brother. I
W. II. DAVIEM. formerly with Slrsars. I
E.H, formerly with Mrsnra. I - -
and Fftncy GoodH,
Direotfntn th Iaportera-and. ManstiieiBrara.
uur enure fixfc saving been purchased at tbe
I.'OWEST NET CAHII RATES'
Wlljj h offered upon the casit reasonable tena.
tuiioaouereu upon man
Afl rovds are ifanruited
As exaMiaiiTVrMsr ittak! tJeei(uV
Watcb Repairing ancfJobbing,
Tii'U DtuarUaeat .f oar bulm4 we brvpoe
tnakta awS)PHClALlTV. bavter secured the
services of aouia -of tha Unttrt workmea- is' the
jgiuntry for. that purpose. , - - v .
Y. I. OA VIE.
4si-tf " ' .
'Store' for Hciii for 1807'.'
with a AruiK c&mt.vu ..irr
Tall 11 Stock gffldy Mi at StSg. Mm PIMMIX
seaatit dmrteHy ( the hMl T9em FV fiwitr
1I.;M. 9IAII,TM fleneral A sent.
WmWh HfMeh OtSea. OiieSa :l.
p. i. rncu, RcNideut Aeeut.
Nashville Agoftay! 31 Colfsge.
W. J. TAX.BOTT, i. R WIOK.
General Aat. Ket.lont Axenl,
a. a. Tau Oampaar W 1
Oampaar ina naifcrailr mode 4
Ajaraal Wrtd tkan aw aihor
"iwitf rtTUd ia Wife Bto
per een 1 larger
P. P. PECK,
31 coixeoe St.. NusnvirJiExisfs.
HOME INSCRANOE COMPANTC.
, OF iTBW TABIC.
Capital aa4 AkjIj... , , , Mef,!
ItOJIE 1XHBRAACE COM PAST,
er nkwi havbm.
Capital and AaMt SI,-J,fH'
WASHINGTON INSOILV.VOE CO.
Capital and Aaeets M ...;.iaiH00O
JGTXA LIFE INSUR.VNCE COIPAXT.
Oath Asset .. . .. - X0400
Traveler's AeoMeuf TBSiipaHee C.,
Capital aad AiK
PomoilH WHTWT ON Tl&K A if B MARINE
fikk, and Loan ywapHr 4rtwt at tMt
OaU-e, Alao. ppHtMalMc Uiu oad Aeatdeal
rUka rii tbe above ant cfeM TWpM,
STEPHENS & WATKIiYS,
U IIOt.KSAl.K t KMT-All. bltlfdOlST!,
Gornk-k OHii.wBr.v( U?Hacr.'wnit
(The Old Shh,1 f Mfsttram mm&H.)
A FTER IfATSO ilPrTTBD AND
HefiirsUhjil Uta entire eotabUnhmont.
and having hmmI ferj atldttiaM thereto
wa.aw agftini.R-rtly to otfar t ihe PaWie
every article wwaKjr tcmM iH a DrWst '-,
We. have in store aa oxtonsivo Meek of
Pure, awl -Fresh Drsga, MedWneri. Dve
Stnffii, etc.; which for (ftOUy and fwrity
are unsurpassed liy any odm sfalur eatab-
llshment in the CAUHtry.
The great vftrfetjr of rojwew aal Aaie-
ncan Fancy G00.K ! Soaps, Toilet
Powders, PeHtAOes, BrmW ExtsMts. ete.
comprising invoiaefl ef geeds froai Lew &.
Son, London;. Cendray, Soe4etHyaIefcHe.
and Lnbin of Pari; Ikzia and oihr rep-
uoie Amenean nwtMtaettew wm be
found most ooenplete, ad for baatity, ek-
Rance, and utility eaanet fell HiiHtai
tastes of the aaafciMaerlMifciaUiji
Oar aswrtMwi of ComttoWaol QjHtoiM
Shell and Ivory Combs, Ptti and Bases,
Mirrors, and Hhr artiele of that ehwa,
being of the latst ejrt ad oC tha moM.
recant Importatloa, w! wmvam wfc that
of any Loose in Uw Sobak.
Great attentien a said t th fttMkm
and importation of Part aad Freeh Drms,
and hone othr are aHowe io go mt f tk
A splendid seteetiea ef' IwbrM,asd
Domestic Cigars, aM-fisa eWaWsWGKSritMr
and Smoking TihiApe GarreUis .Icatch
and Maccoboy Sasffir, aad every artMe ia
that line, constantly kt 4or.
A most extsrwive aad wartad nmrimont
onswuBg 01 nmm if tbo el.
brated mannfaetotiag of I hrforfck, Ersfaad,
and Silk, Grass, Jasxmgria, and, j&tte-laid
I&eov Also, Seek, Bae ad JapaBeea
Boda; togethoc with mmcf ibig imaliy
found in a first pinna cstahfWiancut.
A large lot of tk elN Xs.i4as MFH
Black and Eknlatka tapecM ami ether
fins TBAS jut received.
piT Prescriptions eaeBdd with e-
earaey by Bosapetefit aad a-rpoWeoeod Phar-
maeists; aad PhyflaeiatM aad ethers eaa
execntion of Or den, nil gomtU ififfiaV nor.
. . . . -
raaiexi w reprewaieu.
STEPHENS & WAWWM,
Oerner CelWe aad Tsteaatit.
A Splendid Eewdeaoe For Sale
On a Credit of Teu Tear.
r s;rLL skll my ajstogNCK, ok bhoau
Utaehed for Hky ThowwsSlDas, pmbUla
Ten Eqanl Annaal Payment.
eneii bearing !atret. with ooud aawanal ar athar
seearity for the im ftv pavBieRW.
Adaseriptian of tha property U naaeaaajify.
Came and exasalaelt.
povaraaion tiiven immediately.
W. H. GORDON.
NI'hFtUe. ov. X. MMi. IB
03! IS ERTi ABfD CO At,
Tlie. Cheapest and the Best I
r SAVE YOCR ORDBRS FOR TOUR
Xj Vlotex' supply at th omae of Aaaao!i
, ao. s i-HDiir nquare, aad
6 rnbiic nquare, a
will aea them prsiaptljr Mted when stdRed
Terms Cash os deHrerr,
For Sale or Kent,
LAP.OB TWO Srvm.1 BRICK DWHL
lieg, aantalftiag U tummi. with servaat'
erm. Mawes. eamage dobs.
house, etew etc- 1V nmc frees-tam city
on tna. Lebaaaa Turnpike roaa, w
acre of enotea WIW. vri tr
excellent water, aaa a gem w
This ta ami m( til ft out bAI
locations ! the vVlaiir of JSaafe'
and east of W. O. M. (S
deis-3w w. e. etm)L
A LABOR BHiefC 110USE OK TJtfi COR
A nar of Brad and llllh rtmU. saftaWa for
a Bou-dtBir Hsase. with a mm Btoatla sa
uroau sirew sanaete tar iMavy,
Apply te 3! W QWaClt
n ... ......... .P..m-.
desH-lw 9 Bread. Bear
Hi aHiar -3
tn w ns iaw.
aM and haikhr