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,i,J 1 J.I LAW KOTll'K.
C 'aHENRY'ITt.1 F. HENRY,
"VIUv etter-d. 'in "law busbicst, confided to
1T'TfneW ir'tmf'Tth J.flrlirt ' DifH und the
o.nMina PMirt nt 'if iuTi v H rc. Tentf. '
Office m labile Bquare- Clarksville, tehn. ;!
,W. A. UUARLES,, -; , -
o v'n o y ;( a t ":, Jp 'a :-vV,
i .:-. CLARK8VILLE, TESX. i ' ,..,
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Att6rneys & Couttseirors at,Lavy;
SOLICITORS I2f CHAXCERY,
i j .'-h J jClafra and Bounty Agonts. . , .
' ' Ail .xi
g Will prnclc is Uw fctnt nd U. S. Courta
fif Tf nneasc. Office oa Strawberry Alley, nenr the
Mquar. ; ..!; ,:,, bept. J, '05 tt
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DUt Mid. Tnt. .. '
4. C. MCMULLBX,
. r. a. a.
.Ti, BUCK & McMULLEji,
ItTOBETS AT UW.'and REll ESTAT8
-C'liSB CLAIM ALEXttLl': ':'
' f .'Will prctic in the Stat and Federal CourU.
UA,:liCrticrvoA M officers in the U.S. Amir,
wUi have frtcilltics lo prwocuta iucoen-ftiilly all le-
gjljnmte plnlmJ apainst tlio (.overnmcnt.
CUrlu)ll?'iiu'Au)r. 4, lHr,:,.
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S3 VI 1 ,
.i.. . ; v. C L A 11 KS V IIjDB, TENN.; . ( , .:...! t
fPENBERS his licrvlces to the citizens 6f tlic cit;
i. nhrt Vliihlty, in tlie different bnmcbts of hie
' A'Nrt. X 'Swond liand case of Dentnl Ihstrurocnti!,
WHh:ptntdV)o!s, nil complete, for sale. "
- h.iflicc. lit bfa fesiilcnce, on door enst of T)r.
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' ' V,t 'V DR, ' J, , M. PIRTLE.
OfriCE it liiirtwidence corni) of Main mid
;.K(MirlU Htrcet,- opjjftsite Cumberlnnd Wmn-li.
CWk,iUe, -Tonit.. k :-w;y July 31 Jni
BELL & SHERIDAN, -
f u tin & m ees
Opposite the Market Himkp, Fianklln-tit,,
CLAftKSyiLLE, TEXX. ' ,
Claim anil , Bauaty ' 'Agency.
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Attorneys and Claim : Agents
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tT AVK nnsnri:ueil furilil ics for tl f tniiinctioii
JL of Jill kinds, of lmincs .whcre'lf tlio liov
ernnitnt 'i a fmrly; . Tliry pro..ccnv and cidlwt
iHl:m 'asrauist the I'nilol: glutei tor-reniona,
lluiintr. ArrttMH of i'a-, And for uroiicrty taUcn
used itrilhiyd during the war. ,
. .HvptrMlrf-MAS tf
Vi TESLEY A. BYRNE, , , ,
Forwarding and Commission
. ;';,MvE'ltG II A N T . .
ANDj- steamboat 'agent,
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II ". 1 l.4at.KK lb-''
DRY GCfdDS, BOOTS, SHOES,
HATS AXD CAfS, ' " '
Orocorit5, Trunks, ttc
'I FfnnUin-St., Cf.A'BKSVIM.E, TE XX.
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W. S. POINDEXTEH & CO.
' ' VltotKSAT.B AND RVTA1L : 1
a,. it o i c ji
lt (IRALKI'S IS
Salt, Cement, &c
CO f. ll .1 , . - - . '
k,'..':; Cbr, Franklin and Mtrhct Sit.
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iHm, hm'Ii VT''
IT AVIXG leased thin Well known Hone from Mr.
JL C. M. Stewart.' 1 am now rtnovatinir and re-
C. M. Stewart,' I am now renovating and re-
fiitinU it for- Hi ncronimodaliou of tho public.
Wluin tlm urrnngomenti'littlng made are coinpllnl,
it will lien Hotel in'iUI it appdiituients. The
yublienre resieetfully tnvitnd to call, as the best
lite market stlords, prrpitred In style, will be served
tit all times. .'. . . .. i
tv$r I'olit and attentive scrrniits will be in at
tendance in every department, i . .
' 'Vtfiirt, Ki.lk, a lady of long experience, will
nve penernl upcrvUiou of Ilia bulies aud culinary
t(wrtmrnhi; .'. , i (
- The House at Tail's Station wilt be kept up, as
heietofnre, for the' accommodation of the traveling
loiamnuitr. Respectfully, '
July 4 If K 1 8. II. till AST.
.VjrOIIN, CONRO Y ,
Dealer in Groceries and Liquors,
. FUAXKl.lX STREET,
L,iMltKo Vllil. E.r - 1 l'.ii Iftiaofcil!.
- TUX NESS EE.
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1 KF1K rotittiintly on hand n full line of Family
dV UntrcrhM,' of thio be quality, tud oilers them
to the p'libficiajion rwi.sonalil terms.
."lejtJitticUw nurohateJ at my house, will lis ih-
livevcd, trre .f i lairiro, auy where in Hie limits of
Iheeitv.' 'tjjulr 14-11. j " J. ' Mexirau side or the Itlo ft ran do between the re
oi v; -i- - - - '.nililicaiH ainl the iiilltti'InlisU. i , .
A VtV ItlKOllIli: with doiiblr'aud
liiirtmrngnelsfis' all complete
I'LiJli; or tu lii'tM--,
Cheap, in;' CIii.ii
FRIKTF.D WEtKLY, KVIRV FRIDAY MOMUNO, BY
NEBril2T? fT It A N T .
PlUXIIKIM A!fD PROrRIKTOIW. .
Terms Three Dollars! per Year.
t&T Xo nam entered an our bookt till tht tub.
tcrtptum it paid ur.gyt . ... . ;.- . if
Tcmm of Advertisings
Ttcche Linci or Lai Contfitute a Square.
One Square, one week........... $ 1 00
Ono Sqiinre, two weeks....... : : 1 50
une wiiinre, three weeks, i uu
(Ine Hqnnre, one month,.... 2 f0
line M( mare, two mQntus...v...,.wUwu... l)
One Sqnaro thrt4ihiiilli81.r.....'.....i.l. ' '& 00
One Square, sis months, , - 9 00
One Sqnare, twelve months, ....4 15 00
Two Hqtinrcs, ne month, ......1...., " t 00
Twd Squares, two months, ...i V 00
Two Squares, three months,. .......... 0 00
Two Squares, six .months,... .,. 12 00
Two eqimrcs, twclTe months,..: is uo
Three Spiaros, one month, 7 60
Threo Squares, two months,. ............ 10 00
Three Squrres, three months, 12 00
Three Squares, six months, 1 5 00
Three Squares, twelve months, 20 00
Quarter Column, one month, 10 00
Quarter Column, two months, 12 00
Quarter Column, three months, 15 00
Quarter Column, six mouths, 20 00
Quarter Column, twelve months, 25 00
( Ine Third Column, one mouth, 1 2 00
One Third Column, two months 15 00
Une Third Column, three months, 20 00
One Third Column, six months, 25 00
One Third Column, twelve mouths, 35 00
Half Column, one month 15 00
Half Column, two months,.... 17 00
Half Column, three months, 22 00
Half Column, fix months, .SO 00
Half Column, twelve months, 45 00
Three Quarter Colnmn, one month, 20 00
Three Quarter Column, two mouths, 25 00.
Three Quarter Column, three months, 30 00
Three Quarter Column, six months, 35 00
Three Quarter Column, twelve montus,..., CO 00
One Column, one month, 25 00
One Column, two months, v 30 00
One Colnmn, three months,, 35 00
(Ine Column, six mouths...... 60 00
One Column, twelve months, 75 00
te$f The aliort art precitehj the tamt pricti wt
ehurged fur atwtruij prior to the vrnr.
The following proclamation was issued on tht
20lh by the President:
WiiKUKA..JijFlri.HI1i'6'of.i,e 13th and
24lh of June, 18G, removing rcstrictiiins in part
upon jnteruntionul, domestic, and coast-wise In
terccunS'c ajjil Icip-itltrjliitej'reititly ecfafeu in
insurrection, cerium articles were exc
the-Uvct Ail' sjid prtKjiVUWliotl as-. fit
wi&. fi 'x'ci . .'-.
. iieiikas, The necesfily for restrict
insurrection, certain articles were exulimed, Irom
tinp trmlc in
snid itilicles has now, in afferent menfuie, censed it
i.-i hereby ordered that 011 mid after the 1st day of
September, 180."), all tho restrictions aforesaid be
removed tbnf iliAiirtielct dmlare Ijy.saUt'piuc
liiiiuitioh to Vib'coiirrab:iu'iof war, may) Imported
into and fold in said States, fuhject only to such
regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my
hand, and caused the seal of tho United States to
lie. allied. r.
' Done nt'ilic I'it' )f Vurtiington, thentlr dhy of
flj. P.T'Autfirst; in tht Veurof our Ird, and
f,.of , tits iiependence of the , Ciiitcd Htatei of
.rica the niiiclictli. , By the l'r
11 ' ' ' . XDHRW J0I1XSOX.
W. II. Stw.vr.ii, Secretary' of State. '
! A Xrw JoisxAt;. Wd have lieen'eliown a'copy
of a new Iper, culled the " Mark Republican ami
Ojiee JIp(iljr' Jeiwfaf,' lt'iut ,luii)bo is editor
and proprietor, a id 'it ! hears as a motio. " Ood and
t li 'iH-dni ' am otfr ' dnly ' hope." II. W. Beecher.
TUcpioiptcliu js,ie.t forth in the following notice:
'All uem dp scribes to (lis yere p iper will liaba
portrait of de editor thrown in. lute lolus cuii
take dis paiier if dey pnv3 in iiilvaiice,
Tieklar tcution paid to white advertisements,
which am charged dubble price, and hot corn for
sale i:i dc basement.
Nossin to go in dis paper till it have been inspec
ted by do Loyal League."
-Contemporaries of the press arc cautioned in the
following language against stealing the thunder of
the Illark Rrpulilicim :
"As dis paper nm de organ ob Windel Filp, dnr-
Inre all do orations ob (I at gamlileiiinn w ill pear in
dese collunms, and dem dat takes em out and puts
em into dar own piqier will lie pusscculc I cording
An advertisement appears fur a lmy "to kecii
flies off de Editor's heel, and a w hite buy to do de
dirty worn ou de iitllcc.
Caih-iieo Stores at Mai-ox. Tho Chattanooga
Gazette, of the Ullli, nniinunces the arrival in that
city of Mr. G. W. (lerding, w ho, by direction of
the Llnel of lirdiiiancc, pas recently been engaged
in taking an inventory of Coufedernto stores
captured lit Macon by Gen. Wilson. Mr. Herding
found 87 pieces ot artillery, 10 steam cngiues, 1
pieces of various kinds of new machinery, a great
many naval stores brought up from I'ensacola navy
yard, 60,000 liouuds of cordage, light-house furni.
lure of every kind, 100.000 luuuds of copper in
sheets, bolts, and rods, 400 tons of bar iron, fresh
from John Bull's dominions, immense quantises of
chemicals, 10,000 rounds shot and shell, freshly
cast, 1,000 tons cast Iron, 30,000 stand captured
ns mgetner witn a inrge mi or pistols in process
of Marlon, it A 'I I . .1.1 I '-.' i ? .
mo esiiuiaieij value ul tiu-Sf (tores is t-,nou,
000. . , . , . .,.,.'
The new iiiavbiiiery nvrationeil as Among liie
captured stores was lmilitiiiicturca m Lnglnuaaiid
.Massachusetts! 1,uc Luglisli iiiako had no man-!
ufaeturer s umrk, and the maker's . name hud been
obliterated from that ruuimfuctureil in .Massachu
setts. Anomalous -as, it may appear, , "Union
Works'' could bo decipliertiii on . the. New England
machinery. Very likely, sayj the Gmeltt, umnu
f.telurers arc among th.it class uf " earucst men "
who dtsire, to reduce the. SuuUiern Status to the
couditiop of colouia dcpcudeui;ics. ., , (
Tub Acpboachiko Ciioi.xba. The cholera nakos
sloa- advances weHtn ard. : In Italy, Siln, and
Fiiuire (at Marseilles,) according to late reKirt, this
dreadfid dlsoasa was carrying oil' its vic'.ims. Ex-
'pnnlliirr a ttv tilnw. mwli na A It.viinilrifl mill fnn-
ilnl',p',i the mortality do not apiicnr to have
Uxkeii of ns abaiinif. The early appearanre of
cholera in London terms to be regarded there ns a
foregone conclusion. The 7W. lielioTes, If the
ehulera couios that way, tliAt " no quarantine, no
dptplltiuil. Ill, fliniicmliAn n linn, if tfli.inAM-rt.iiiil
will keep it out," 1 The only counsel given is, that
citixe ill observe cleanly habits, cat tuitable liHid,
nnd al is tain from all kinds of exec wet. . .
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riX. President Johnxin has given the military
roiumsnden in Texat In I unci ions to eontlimo oli-
jsrrrunce of a Btrlct muti ility in the fnutcHon the
for SnndaA but wear their flMless raiment and ex
hale tl,i Ardor every day. .ojet , ,,r lite,
. Irom l:i n ftvv "ice l.imi Ihe ira'-'t.ui.L ol 'jiod
BY BARNEY BLTTnK, .
Ah, w ell do I remember, Annie, '
; 7 , When w to school did go, ( ,
And my heart ts Bad at kmvlyj Annie,
i : For those hours will come no more, i ,'. -1
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Oh, we woro happy then, Annie, -..,, .1
Our hearts were llglit nd gay, ' ' T
But time lias wrought, '4 change, Anuie, 't''
Tell mo why It is I pray. ... ,
We were classmates then, Annie,
, .We studied tht same book, , , , .
And you glanced at mo then, Annie, ' ', ",
t Many kind and happy look. 1' . : -,
' But liava met again, Annie, '
" But nb, mel what a change . '' '' 'J'
Your looks are cold and high, Annie, '
' Your manners are so strange.
' Iiilan awful drennij Annie,' ' " '
Or is It really so," ' '(
. That anotbecs smilo has won thee, Annie, ,
Aod you care for me no more ? . 1 1
rertmps I dm Unworthy, Annie, ' ' .
- Of one kind thought of thine,
But I must ihlnk'of thee Art ni, 1
: Whert 1 think 6f AuW tang Sync. ;i - ' !
A long farewell now, Annie, " "
' ' And we may tnpej nb more, ; JJ: "
When 1 wn far away, Aunie, .,, if l .
y My tears of gTief will flow.
. Again, a long farewell, Annie, ..
jr f May your heart knoflr noiiglrt batJoTj
Though you, ye found a brighter star, Jjijie,
.( ' A nd forgotten the poo school-boy, , ( , , , . ,
I must hasten away bowj Annie, '
r. ,To my distant houia again, : r-i .'. TT.!-.
I will try to forget thecAnnie, 1 ': 1 r
' ' Though it racks my heart with pain. I" '1 ''
LoAlackviixk, Ky 18S5. , T ' ".'
Letter from Grn. Joseph E. Jobniitoa upon
the Btatc of the Country.
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Tho, FredcrUksbnrg (Va.): Ltdgtr publishes, tb 4
ftilluwihor Inftnrnf fini.nit Jnw,li V. .Tnlmainn l
' BurrALo Spuixos, Mk'kmnucro CotVa
August 17. 1805,
. You ask my views (if tho future course and future
interesti of us nil. The case is so nlaiu that very
littis can. be said or written upou it. ,. We, of the
South, referred, the question at issue between us
and the tinted States (government to the abitnv
nient of the sword. . The decision has been made,
and it is against M.v Wo must acquiesce; in that
dccifiun.-iicecpt it 'a final, and rrWhite 'the fact
that irglnia is again one of the - United States. r
tlur duties and interest coincide, w e shall consult
the one nnd perform tlie'other by doing all we can
to promote the -welfare of our neighUirs, nnd to
resioro iroficrity lo the rounlry. We should at
once coniinenee tho duties of peaceful' citizens
by. eulering njion Some usefnl pursuit, quali
fying ouTsclvfcs" to vte, Mf possible,4 and, at
tlw 'pullH, 'our votes should le:' cast' for con
servative men men 'Yrho ' understand' and ' will
innintiiiii the internets of Virgiuiiw as on of
tboVnitcd Stales. : This is the course which I have
reeommoii'lcl to nil with w hom Hinve conversed
on the subject, ami that which, IJiavc adopted for
mysvll as lar as prnetleulile. 1 ' '
-,'(-? - lry IrnTVypurs. . 5")
' J. E. JOiliJStOX".
i r . HISTORY OF CHOLERA.
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All theories of the orign of cholera nssign it to
India. In the district of Jessore, in the province
of Bengal, it appears to be indigenous and perma
nent. In 1 iti 1 over thirty thousand ot the natives
of Jlindoslan peiirhed from its ravages. In 1H20
it scourged tho presidency of Kombnv, carrying
olT ono hundred and filly thousand persons. The
next year fifty thousand fell Victims to it at Has
sura, it had now set oiit on its travels to tiie
countries- of the 'Mediterranean, following by the
onmmcrcla throughtares. lb 1830 it devastated
In CVftilier, 131, it reached tho north of Fog-
land. The atmoRiherc nt. tho time wns singnlari'y
stngnnnt, close and hot, for many weeks afterward.
In lwiroc nil great epidemics nave occurred in
periods of prolonged drought; -violent and copious
rains-ehecking, nhd gentle rains diffusing them.
Cholera jtpjienrcd at 1 IJantzic on the 2flth of
May, 1031; nnd on the 10th -of June, Field-Marshal
Diebitx, commanding (he Russian army in
Poland; Ml a victim. ; The Grand 'Duke Cbtieutnr
tine also died on the 27lh. ., In Austria 87,770
H'i-Uhcd, nnd 150,000 in Hungary.' The mortality
in Paris w as 1,402; and in England over 30,000.
In 1832 it crossed (he Atlantic, hurrying, from city
to riv, mud sweeping down the Gulf of Mexico to
Yuentnn and Canipcnehy. '"
The rale of its mortality" was uniform in every
part of the world. The jierlod of the epidemic
seems to' hare controlled it. At the first outset
nilic-tenlhs of nil attacked Wamo victims; then
seven-eights; five-sixth,'' three-fourth. ' one-half,
one-third, c: The feeble, tho sick, nnd convales
cent were surest to die.
' In 1848 the cholera tendency 'again prevailed;
and in 18l!, the scoumge of tho East again visited
this country. It seems to haro been somewhat
more controllable byVcmedial agents but, never
theless, maintained its general severity. '
A EDITORIAL SLAVERY.
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It is not tho writing of the leading article itself
liHt tUq obligation In write that article, whether iitr
clihed or not, In Sickness 'or in health, 'in" winter
and summer, year in ami 'year out, tied down to
llto tnk, - remaining in ene spot that worried the
editor. , It is something like, walking so many miles
m a, like iiunuiec ot liotns, . in -itself It appeals
notumg; tlia ia'ior is not mmiiliut ; but it is the con
tihuiu attention it requires. Your life becomes, ns
It were, the nublication. One week's nnner is no
sootier corrected and printed llian on conies nuoth-
cr. It is no endless rcnotion of foil, constant weight
upon tho intellect nnd spirit demanding all thh ex
ertiotis of your faculties, and at the samo tlmb that
you are compelled to do tho severest drudgery.
Country editorsvnl least, find Jt S3. To write for
a ftewspniicr Is very vSll, n you'.t-nn'mcasure your
6wu time, hut to edit ono is to condemn yourself to
slavery, Mt Varmd JJefnocrat. ' .' , '
- Lakt llotiui or Gov, Bsoioii. Tho Clevitlaud
rUiiHtieuler taytt 'After ternral .hours of iKep
stupor, the Govrrnor awoke about nine o'clock
Monday oreuing, and was clothed in bis right miintVI
for several hours. 1,UH , Bddniglit- lie t'onverbcil
with hit family aud physkiuu a pleasant, xe-
freliipg, ireoiVus, cpflviji-jiaVUin to 1 toiirt'fneii, a
rcptirV ot' wliich U givcn: cW-wlicrel 1 No one can
oveie.-timnte the vulue which the revilmiouiol
those brief hours will have for all time In the minds
of tho bereaved family. Soon the rlnuds gathered
around that strong intellect, and tho lights were
shut in by, the thick vapors of fast npprnching
death. Ilo Icoqtinued in a state of perfect Insenst-
biljty until one o clock, when the great toul of the.isliet fojever. .. Lt it, ,luaoiblc ilwt hU it of to "oi4
paUlottnd statesman, John Brough,' was borne duration ?. Will niucty yean ere all lUe goUlun
fami the ftitf. rings and tormwt of the earthly names over tlio duort in town and country,-and
fc to the rc vards and glories of an Immortal ex-
- 1 - Jacob Slrawn, Esq., WcU known as the ni(M
I .''''"'''V! B,"''. ,',"'''",iCr 'i'i. n!1'!!
- .-ihcy, incd ni ins rrunu'iiie iu j.it;uui niv. in., wu
General Contention or, the Episcopal.
Probable Count t tht Southern Eittiopt Impor
tant Letter from Of hop JbUiot, if (jeorgta. T
Tho followine remarkable letter front Bishop
Elliot, of Georgia, touchlng the possible reuaion of
the Episcopal Church, appcap in this Week' Church
Journal, to a letter from the editor, of which it is a
rejoinder. The letter is dated Angusta, Aug. 1,
185: .. 51. .f. , ' , T
"I m Tery clad tlmt yon have cone so much at
largo into the question of the r?nAionot UieUMtrch,
as it eives me an opportunity of 'iliuing before you
my views in regard to the matter, which differ
somewhat In regard to your own, as expressed In
your letter to me, and also from the action ol
tbeCaurch in the Uiocese oi .lexas. . 1 -i
My objection to the action of the Diocese of
Texia is not so much as to what she has done, as to
her manner of, doing it. The reunion will hike
i!.ice, and that, very soou, I have no doubt) but.
I ought to take place in such wise as to preserve
onr good faith to onr brethren and to each other.
Texns seems to have forgotten that ns tho t'ro
testant Fpiscopal Church in the Confederate States
we performed certain acts which need recogni
tion and confirmation,' and' wliich should not be
left, in justice to others, without settlement in
the very act of reunion. - ...-;' , '
Of these, the consecration of Bishop v aura is
the most important, not only on his own Account,
but because it involves all Ins -oluuial acta since
his entrance upon hi Episcopate. Besides this
we. have admitted Arkansas as a diocese, and
have elected Bishop Lay as the Diocesan Bishop.
These acta do not, indeed, involve such momen
tous consequences as the ' other, but they are,
nevertheless, of importance" enough to demnnd
recognition. i.:; ', "
'Besides, I think that it is our duty to guard
the memory of deetased Bishops, Mkapx, Otxy,
and especially ur' beloved Poj.K. ' Not that we
should expeci any:tndnTSQnient'from the General
Com-emion m their views and 'actions, bnf thai
we should feel assured that no reproach, cither
dnecl .or .implied, will be cast npoa tboir grsves.
About ourselves, .the living, we core but little j
we are here ami can defend ourselves: but the
reputation of tin) dead is" in our keeping, nnd we
can fratornise with nobody who would "willingly1
dlst nib their ashes. They hare Iired nnd died
for us, and liowevcs wrong others mny. think
theni, we revere their memory and weep over
their graves. .-. -, - (. ..." c ....... ,
Kor, I fiadcly sny it, do I anticipate when re
calling the .worthy, high-toned, .men who once
formed our General Convention, any action, that
wouUl be dMiiarnging to, them : or painful to us;
but ytt I feef iit to he the duty of the. church
over which I have been called temporarily to pre
side, to guard against any such possibility. Silenco,
if yon please, but let It be distinctly understood
that thcrpshall not be a'Wdrd'Of obloqny Or dis
praise. Let tlua stand or fall to their Master and
our Master) one far. more competent to judge of
them nnd us than we are of each other.-" ' "
In purjiuuce of tbese preliminary views .my
opinion is, oa I hare already (expressed to Bishop
II. Fottko, in reply to the to letter which' you make
allusion in yours, " that if at the' meeting of the
General . Convention' In October, "thai body was
to. pass a joint resolution,' returning thanks for
pence, expressing the hope and desire thnt it
might lend, to a reunion of the dioceses, andnppoiqt
ing 4 committee :6C bishops.,, clergy and laity to
meet a like committee from our council, which
sits in Xovember, with full power to conclude an
arrangement, there w ill bt do further diflicnHvi '
1 cannot now speak authoritatively for anybody,
but tuympiniea is that by this method we enn
bo saved from much trouble in the future. God
Knows that J, for one, desire nothing more heartily
rliau peace; but. then it must be pence whiuh is
pure, sincere nnd without hypocrisy, i have been,
probably, as earnest a BoutUern nian as anybody,
and yet I never found any faul t with thd church
up- to the -moment of ohr Beeesbion.-: What has
happened slue,1 . en either ' side, has' not' arisen
from the norinnl'nc tion"of .onr erganlMtiofl, but
from extraneous iuiiucnoes which bare-now par
ially ceased, and will soon entirely cease., .
"i ii'.c tuts pian octtcr, ; so.i continuo to liisliop
PoTTEit'than our coin? hack "nnd castinn .our
selves upon mercy nnd .fcuQvMnce,, not because of
any false pride, but because J Hunk tbut the reunion
will be more cordial and the feelings of ("cUVrcsncct
will be better preserved on, both sides, . Ami the
Church should deSire to maintain and uphold the
sell-respect 01 all :its members, remembering that
they are of the Body qf Christ. , In this Way shall
wo become, in our reunion, the admiration of
the country; aS vrc wcro' for so raafiy yoafi, during
an tiie nerce wrangling Which preceeded seeeision,
its wander for aur ri!ticenee and elf-controf' '
So much for the Church; nw for myself.
You woiidor, jn i lour letter. - that the liifhou of
Georgia did nuVlead th way u7sucli action as the
liiehop of Texas has,takcn. , I couJ j sot conscien.
tiously have dono so, for the reasons given nbave,
even had I desired it, and I confess Hint I was
not anxious to li tho first to submit myself to the
yoke- which bad- lieen prepared for mo. It Is very
easy for you, sitting in the midst of plentr, With
everything Hoardng"1ibout yoftywlth t!id WdrM
fuvuing npou you because qt'succcss, with a future
seemingly as bright ns prosperity can make it,
to wonder at our backwardness in acknowledging
the blessings of poace and reunion; but the cose is
very different wilU us whoso homes are desolate,
whose friends and retutives and children aro utter
ly impoverished, ' whoso toclal order is totally
subverted, whose future is dark and almost hope
less. I can humble mysfolf under the mighty hand
of God, and I can cnll my people to patience and
endurance;, but, even through grace, I can do no
more. ' ldo not mean to complain; wo entered
upon this struggle, which wa.i irrepressible nnd
forced ujion us, after having counted the cost; but
I tihould be hypocrite iri cntiie forward, witn
any smilo upon iny -nice, and skid that I rejoice In
it. I do not rejoice in it ; but I have taken the
oath of allegiance, and mead to keep it; nnd I have
advised my people to take it aud be good cU'uoos,
and abbve all to do the best for the poor, unfortu
nate negroes, whose future is dark aud miserable
lieyoud conception. Already they nre porish
ing by thousands, . and the whole race will now
go out before civilization (to called) . and competi.
tion, nS the Indian ore doing. We caii survjve
the change, and ono day llourlsb again ;: rftit not
they ; their Into is sealed ; aud the edict of Puri
tanism bus already gone furth, "If you cannot and
will nut work, you must die." The farthest I can
go' lii behalf or these fanatics Is to cry, "Father,
t'orgivo them, for they know not what they do."
1 cannot write nny more now.' My heart js too
tillL 1 bavQ wriusu U you. lion kly and fully, and
you can piakc any use el this, letter you .please.
My ubiukmt 1 desht Ube knot t wish nothing
eunceuled before reunion, and thereforo am I glad
that my sermon over Hie body of my boloved friend
and brother, Polk, was. republished in tho Chrit
tian li'ifimw. If I have erred, and con be show a
my error, I shall be ready, by the grace of God, to
humble myself and acknowledge my sin; but until
then, I wish all Biy words and deeds to bo. "before
all Israel and before the mi." I ant afraid of only
one judgo of the conqueror ns well as the conquer
ed. Success with brat, is not the measure of right
ana reward.. -. i -j-c,, i
Tiue invtv Vfi.in licnee nrnbablv not a man
Zr. woman now twsuty Yearn old will lie alive.
Ninety years! nJal liow luany of tho liviug actors
' at prvsett en the stugciof liie will ; nudto their exit
I long ere iiiuety venrsi wiiataie ilwy? Ataltllmt
is told; a diva in, an emoty suited that pnasclli oa
tho winds away, and is forgotten. Years shorten
'as man advances in age; like, the degree in luiigi-
tude, mau'l Jil'o decline as be IranU toward the
I t'rtaeu polo until he. dwindlej to )wiiil, ,ind vuar
suhatitutu others in their tteadf . Will all tbe now
biwiieilg beauty fade aod disappear, the love, hope
1 ' land joy paas away iu niucty years and be forgotr
R'n : 00i..,. . -.ijr, .u-.m ,.u .
ll!l!'!ii!llL'li!Ill liiit..iCnii?i'.?iilJ 'iMiTf!VT au.'bi"
--. - -
IFrem the 'Selma '(Mn.) 'Timet.) ' '
1 "! THE LADIES, FOREVER.
Below will be found a petition from four han
drcd and tixtcen lidict of Holly Springs, Miss, to
President Johnson, praying Executive clemency for
Mr. Davis. n The petition throughout is a benHiiful
collection of trntlis and focU that can be denied by
none, aud the names of those Indies, the first of all
the Soif.h . to step forward and pray for clemency
fbr hira who six months ago was popular find freely
sustained, should b embalmed In verse of Homeric
grandeur ai.d wreathed with flowers that will never j
fade. - They have, true, to their sex, demonstrated
that when they admire or love, they uo so us well
in adversity as pro.iicrity. ' : ' 1
But when they nyi: "Mr." Davis e tlie repre
sentntive of the defcittcd ;p&rty, and railed, , as he
wu.., by, the almost united voice uf .tht Southern .
people, to preside ovt their rouueils and guide
them fliroiigh tlio terrible stonris bf war, 'ho wa1
but doing their bidding, in armed Conflict at bo
had .bo fore represented their views in timet of
peace" they n,ttcra truth (liatvnn be refuted or
denied by none, even though they .bp bis enemies
and enemies ns; bitter ns gall and poisonous as
black hellebore. He vat the choice of the pvple,
and had the move been successful the loud acclaim
thai would have arose from the people of the
South in his praisa.nnd honor, would hnve shook
! the pillars of earth nnd startled tho inhabitants of
the world. '., i. 'i ' . .! - .-.
, Thcro were many in the South during the wo.,
who were opposed to tho administration of Mr.
Davis and to his stubbornness, but there were few
who opposed the cause be wot leading and reprt
sentingi - This is a fact plain, undoninble, stub
born fact and to deny it with truth and reason is
an impossibility, " .
But for fear of helnj' rrrlsnnderslood or miscon
stmed, we will explain. ' Just previous to the sur
render the people wero heartily- tired of the, war
and anxious for peace, but had they been convinced,
by tome supernatural power, that a prolongation of
the war for ono or even two years would hare given
the South her independence, they" would have said,
In the language of ,pne- of Georgia's distinguished
tons, "On with the revolution,"., But they taw, by
the diiily decrease of our power and resources, that
the contest wns a hopeless nnd useless one, And,
seoing , this, they wanted to dam up wilu peace
the streams of blood that were running like rivulets
over the land. , . . ... . , . , . , .
Had the desire for peace nnd a sufficiency of sup
porters and advocates the war rould have bieiv ter
minated in Sixty-two, Sixty-three, or nny time'.
The- people in (heir might could have arose and
declared to the- Itichinoud authorities, "thus far
and no father 'shall thou go ;" end iu this event
what could nave neen done r othlng nt nil ; and
this every hi in in the North, of ordinary penetra
tion, knows. .,- , .
The neglwt and silence in regard to. Mr, Davis
future, on the' part of the people of the South,
does not contribute In the lenrt in forcing Upon the
North the belief that we in future intond to remain
loyal to and support the Government of the United
Stntet. They would believe, this just . as quick
and willingly, even though every town and city
sent forward an njiplkntlon fordemfcney In the es?e
of Mf. Deris. -:: i r- t-.,Si.i. i--.rS re
it this be true, aud we suppose none will deny
it, why are the people remaining silunt and uttering
no word in favor of him who brought misfortune
nod danger' upon himself for their sake and at
their bidding? ; At w: bave : previously said, ,-Mr.
Davis, were, he pardoned and permitted to return
to bis home, would in future live ns loyal and ren
der as hearty support to the United States Govern
mcnt ns nny man in tho South. - Uo has, "together
with the whole boutlq' seen the impossibility and
folly of resistitig (lie authority of llio Government
and w'ould remain a peaceful and quiet x-ilizeu in
future, or seek a secluded ; home In tome distant
land and in solitude spend the remainder of his
days. lit ran be of no danger abi-oad anil ai men
of military renown and repute arc being released,
whp are, by common consent, far more mpular
than Mi:' Davis, and 'permitted to live here or to
emigrate te foreign-eoiintrict nl tbey may elect, we
Uo not sco iu; hunger in, gru ting Mr. Davi tlia
same privjlegQ. ., ( . v, ,, ...
But ns the men, who placed him in power, arc
afraid to 'ar for clemency for him, lest tbey bo
considered disloyal, we ask tho ladies ot Scltna to
follow the example of tbosq of Holly fgprings.
There is. ik one, with the heart of a true and brave
American, who' will object or oppose this, and
should it lie decided to take the life of Mr. Davis,
lor his oH'cncea, ho will have the gratification of
Knowing that be dies Tor no often e ofjiu own, and
dies with the sympathy and prayers of tho ladies
of the South.
ji'm Koi.lt sruiXGS, MirS., Aug. 1, 1863.
To UU Excellency Axnurw Johnson, r '".
' 1- ;. Vrrtidtnt of the Vnitei Stittct:
The iiudt rsigne 1, ladles of Holly Spf trigs,' Would
respectfully solicit Jixcujutjve lvniotiey fur Jnm:it-.
s'oj Davis, latu President of the Ctnifedfrale Stat,c.
now confined in Fortress Monroe. O'Tunjnng as
he did for ysrtrj before' Hie Inception bf the late un
Iwppy civil war prominent positions both In the
Statu and Federal Government, positions which
w ere cheerfully accorded hiin by reason of his uu
(lo'ibted ability and unquestioned devotion to his
native South, tho undersigned 'deem it nnt unho-
oonng to apply t iyou, sir, the chief of the great
representative govcrumcnt of earth, for, indulgence
in his behalf.
It is well known to your rfxrellcncy, thai for
years past, sectional gtnfy has been seemingly
fostered by extremists both North and Month, which
led to n general couflict of arms, and tUu-sheddiug
of the best blood of the land, Ono party and sec
tion have been forced by the arbitrament of the
sword to sucnumb; to the vletort and their success,
the plaudits uf the 4ortu has be n given bounti
fully; is it asking too iiiimIi of you ton rant, the
yielding party and its chief tho pout tribute of hon
esty for (he rhanget iu Government they1 had in
view? -. i ,- ' .".i ; - .fi. ' " ' ' .-.'
Mr, Davis was but the rrm esentatire of the de
feated party, and called an he was, by the nliposl
united voice of the Southern uconle. to nrcside
over their councils, and guide them through the
terniilc storms of war, he was but doing their bid
ding in armed conflict, at he liad .before! represen
ted their views in times of peace; is. iu therefore
right that via is ol vi ruih should be poured um ins
ir-uu. wiiul wnnievrr ins ninii3 may nave lieen, nr
the supiKised errors of his cause, wasdrroted and
faithful ulike to the iienjile-and principles ho repre
sented. -; . .)' -.' ,- . t "
Hiiy onr once happy and chmfiil tieonl fiave
surct- (nft'crtid enough,' f-outd the tours thirt Rate
been shc'l, the aneuish boine, the desnair which
has been our porlinn during this unhappy war, ''bp
brought home to you by a visinu of reality, We
could not, would not pl-wf in vhht fcir' (ine' wtfom
we honored in prospeiily, and respect and vi ucmte
In adversity. , . . ,,, ,......
The w ar is at an end, , the people of the South
have again become. loyal citizcus iu the covcrnmenl
of tho I'nltpd SlKtos; our farthers, our brothers, our
i... i 1 i. . ....... . .
IIIIM..IIHH, who survived urn naitto storm, haro re
turned W the Iw-oom uf tlwir (sniiliert. - Wf snhniit
the fratcrnul fonliug which should otist between
uitixeut of tho sum government can be mora elfec-
umiiy resioreU by mildness, aud rlemencv than br
Jiis puni Jnueut of thuHi who ! v reason ol romnion
toil, ilangers and priretians, ura and most ever be
near to ever; true Moiitheruer. .; . : ;
.i.i.nV Ue.srcllully , , ,, .rl
i i , -, ,.:Maa. W.Sw rxAVHtavAO, h ,
,.-c. , . . .-. ', A.C. McEwkx,, , ,
1 Mautua Uouimhix,
, , , Miks E. C. Poi.k, . ;
- ' -, - AtlCE f. MollUA. " '
' , ' " " :MA(t MimuASi, '''
' And four hundred and ten others.
'. ' i-.ii.-- ' Ji.lfi t
" f tATTi.ijs or TMif ltsin.t.)ox. Tlie tmmbef of bt-
p- . , . ; , , . .' . , ., .
! 7J1"nl .r'V'0 ""'"- iW.'f'W
''3'Oia drank the Wt of Te
ueieMnuvi 37, Niiwourl 35, Girgla 12, Simih
, i arolina 10, .North ( ainllna 1 1, Alabamt T, Fhn-i-
Ida o, Kentucky 14, the ludian Territory aud New
,,,.. ,. .,, war muni mu.
rcl i;ij!ur. r"!rhi! k!iVi ."..li.f itTi
- , ,w ..,
From the Macon (G.) Journal and Messenger.) .
" '-"' ' 1 ' LQOK tP. -:
Truly the shadows of a great Itloom bath fallen
upon us. But shall wti therefor tread lift's rugged
path with the bend bowed down like a bniruxit T
Look up. Above ns ate the heavens mdinut with '
worlds of brightness kntl traity, whow llgM rtmlt
yrt scatter the rifted cloiuls and shed it bright
sheen upon our future inlhwny. ,
It is true, surrounded by difflcnltirS on every '
hand, w9 are now passing through a political crisis '
without a precedent or a parallel.
,Yct we have touch to encourage onr hopes of the
future. The President is fiobly breasting the storm
of Opposition, find rising like political Plbralter '
above a sea oi troubles, cchoct back over the proud
wave of fanaticism, wlncli furgo around, "thnt
fir thalt thou go,-and no farther." He ecemt de
termined to Ruanrthr right of the Southern States, '
and afford them every facility for assuming agaia
their prnprr position In the groat sisterhood of '
Stales,, clothed with equal dignity and rights.
And, no doubt, in a few months our Slate Govern
ment will bo re-organl.ed under the administration
of wtsa and just Iowa, appropriate to the present
crisis, and we than tee tout Ueorgia has the recaps- t
rative. energy to rise superiur to all changes and .
maintain her proud title as the Umpire State of the
South. ' ' '
Then took np ; ' for a brighter day w ill toon dawn
upon our political horixon with healing i it
wing3. It is true slavery It dead, buried, and not ,
even its most sanguine votary would presume ti
prophc-ry the hflpe of its resurrection. ' By its' end '
den abolition tho South hat been ImpovtrMied-"--
iti whole industrial economy deranged, and for a
time at least, coufusion and disorder ( pcrvadet ,
erery department of ialair and business. But even
thl, by wise nnd salutary legislation, may lie Tea- 1
dered only a teniporary embarrassinent. For nure- ;
ly we do not mean to sit down supinely under tint
kiss leave the land lo become a sterile waste the, ,
homo of desolation nnd famine, under the homilia
tmg acknowledgment that slavery It Indispensably '
nocrtsarr. to the life of tho South that we anno i
live and prosper .wituout;t at othcrt have done.
No. , We aro Americans .heirs of the hluod and t
muscle, the brains, the bounding pulse and nil tho
activities of the great old Saxon heart descend- '
anU ot the men who have made a wildemoM-ooa-tiucnt
to bloom as a garden, nnd planted thereon a -government
which, ns (hp model of (be niuiups, is
tho political hope nnd heritage of tho world. '
That blood still flows In our' veins; lot it m
stagnate around drooping heart, hut set brain and
muscle to work, and demonstrate to tho, world .
that the energy aud intelligence of the South ran
suliordinate all changes to her Interests, control her '
industrial resources to the best advantage 'of all iti
her midst, and oome forth from the proseut crisis .
with that dignity and prosperity which becomes , '
her character and. her history. Look upi the
greeh grain Will again ware richly o'er your foi'tile '
fields, and the tower and the reaper shall rejoice to.-:
getlier. i, Your hills and valleys, again whitened i
with the teeming crops, shall demonstrate that.,
though cotton it not king, yot it it tho unfailing,
wealth of the South, and the commissary general
of the world. ' i.-..r .; -.i ; t " 1
True to herself, and obudieut to every instinct of t
her nature, the Sonth will accommodate herself,,
triumphantly to the, conclusion which has been
forcccd upon her by the? inexorable logic of lata
events. ' Though the cannot control the turbid'
waters whose surging billows have swept away her '
prosperity nd her wealth, yet tho can rise above,
the highest wave, siirvivo the wrecks of the storm,
and rebuild again her fallen fortunes upon a rdoro
prosperous and pcrmnncntfbdndntion.
Look np; yon are poof we are all poor; but
groaning and growling tigliiug fur sympathy and
puling round with sickly, rain regret for the un, ,
ciiungcablo p st, mingled with timid murmuring,
against men and measures, will not mend your
fortunes. Let -"the dead past bury its dead,'' and'
leave it to solitude and silence, nnd waiuler not in.
its graveyard, like one of obi, who dwelt among,
the tombs wounded nnd bleeding. ' But, with God
nliove you, a heart within yoij, and a World bf
activity and interest around you, look an, and Ixt
man iu inikfortuno and nbuve iiiisfortuiic, i
' Let us thon bo up and doing, . ,,
With a heart fur any fate; . ..
, Still achieving, still pursuing, "'" ' ,'
' "' Learn to labor and tb wait," ' '"''"''
,; j -,. . i w . -i' 1 - ,,; - "
la vot tub Sovth Suitkihsstlt Punish to? The
Butfalo Commercial Advertiter, a Bepublicnn pa;er
of Western Xcw York, takes the following viow of
tho requirements of tho" situation: "We begin to
appreciate the utter Imposlhility of visiting the full
measure ot our nrsl pnrK.-ses or revenge upon the
Soniheni pe.'ipl?. , We sec that it, U uodojirnuio mid
inhuman as well as imposible. , 'But, says tome,
'an example must be mode. It wilt not no t6 per
mit to gross a crime to go unpiirilshod. 'We mutt
hang the leaders.' t To what end ? Is not the South
already sufliciently devastated and impoverished?
Hat not their bravest and best blood been milted
in vain, and has not an' ignominious defeat burst
into their very souls like hot Iron? Is not their
dareing Institution bf slavery gone forever? ' Would
it nnt he a greater punishment to them to bo per-
nutted to live, than to lie clothed In tho ratios of
martyrdom? We doubt very much the policy of
hanging or shooting, even the leaders as a nuul
tonic for retieliitn."
' Bnr.i'ktHs Ahiad. The popiilation of our city"
it now fstimatcd at from fifiy-fivototUty thousand
inhabitants. . W'm nre tiist ieople and sport at many
institutions ts most cities .of larger pretensions.
We have three theatre, flro huudred drinking sa
loons, three Xntinnal Banks, five daily newspaiert
and two or more on foot, sixteen churches, nine ho
tels, five broker'! offices, a race track, ttreet rai.
roads "on foot, and other institution! too numer
ous to mention. We are making improvement! in.
all port! of the city, and iiusimwi is tlourUhtng in
ill branebce. e.liave foom lor a lew more eapt
tilliolsof. good moral jopuUlion.-f-A'iuA. Uitpntek,,
WuriiK tub DmiocBAgia.pAjtTr has Govt. The
Oswego (X Y.) Commercial Advertiter telle the tol-
lon ing: ''Dean Uichinoud was in '. JBuifalo tbe
ohor day,, aud detorm'med lo reduce the. ware of
tliecuiplovces alxHlt ie daiut. .They struck and
threatened, fight. .Dean jiruilently flud to Kevr
York. ,A, foinmitlee of the strikers telegmphtjl tq
him r;antedly for restoritinu of wages, but with- '
out gelling any reply.. Finally, tbey telegraphed
that unless hey had thuir former payi tbey would
not vole the Democratic ticket next fill, 1 That
brought D. I!, dqt with Uia chnrnclrrislic reply;
"Jlie, peniiK-ralic party has gone to hell, and you
may gq there too." . J)can knowt, ,, , ,,, , ; .
., i -w. -- : .-, , (,,
t. Among our Soutlwirn newspaper itcun we
find the ttatemeiit that "an gflko to procure while
laUii' from Eunqie bat been opened in Mobile."
Here is 4 Stint of wariiln to the Southuru blaekt.
Tho downfall si slavery tiat openi in our Southern
Suites a vast aud inviting field fur European immi
gration, and lite Southern blacks must go lo work,
cheerfully, steadily and systematically, or they will
be rooted out, except in tho twautpj, br white
labor,' ' . ' .
Tub Indians nre making fornridnlilo detmmstra
tlims In Utah Territory. Two' thousand Indlant
atrncked the' post at Finite bridge On the !Mh.
Tbvre wa heavy skirmishing, In which Lienlenant
Collin, of ComKiuy G, of the tlth Ohio -Tnvalry,
with twettfy-sevvn men were killed.' A regiment
of cavalry la in pursuit of the Indian).
tTjuTb 'a'o Convrnlian of Mids.slppl have
agreed; by A vote of NB tl 1 1, to ahicild the Con.
stitmiun to us to prohibit slavery to thatBiate hero
after, except for rritnet -
OfSeira Majur tieoiral,. Uiirty-fivebrrvc
Uajor t.i-werils, and torty-tbiee Hrlginlicr tieatrula,
have Iwurn tuuslcivd out of tervkie. : . '
gf A tcrrihlo railroad arcidVnt occurred nit
the '.Mill of Augmt, oti lhoil rrrek Knilroad. near
Krii I'eiin. Nine (wnwnt were killed and filtreu
ptJ.Kvtt water tannot flow from a faul foua-
A.M. J'.'IIN.V'.V. IU
' i'lim dty, aH ixty-liie ui-.