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OLD SERIES, VOL. 16.
CLARKSVILLE, TENN,, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1868,
OLD SERIES, NOV 3&
JOHN J, THOMAS & CO.
' THB UNDERSIGNED SAVE FORMED
a partnership under to above style, for tba
parpou of doing a general .1
Forwarding, Storing and Com
Tbl warahooM it litueted a few hundred
rardt below Trie', oa Cumberland river;
it It Fire-proof, end entirely above high
water atari. There le a good turnpike
road leading to It, and It U the nurest point
oa the river to Christian eounty.
JOHN J. THOMAS will give hie undlvU
ded time and attention to the receiving,
weighing, Inspecting end eelllng all th To
bacco consigned to the bouse.
A comfortable tele room will be fitted up
la Providence. fi8elM every week. ;
JOHN J. THOMAS,
JAMES W. PARISH. ,
BAM L O. BUCKNKR.
Linwood Lending.'Ttnn, Aog: 9, '67-tf.
w. J. m'Cormac,
Wholesale and Retail Grocer,
AND DSAIC l '
ali. kisds or crsniT pbobuck,
llf- Tlili ! Btroet,
rv..lA rnp flnnAm m- Uanufactnred Article!.
filled with prompt oe and at the lowest
market price, consignments ui T.rj u
aciption carefully attended to. . ,
June 21, l8T-tf ;
Wm. Wiuuw. Ceas. G. 8bakw.
WilHams & Shanklin,
WHOLHALS AKD STAII.
' ' :' " awn "
Jaa. 24, 1868-Cm
may bo found at bit oce, 2d floor of the
Chronicle hnlldiug, at all hour, unleupro
March 1, 1887-tt
ki DR. H. M. AC3R.EE,
Office at hit new residence on Franklin
strvst. lire door East of the Episcopal
Church. Jn- 1 1. 18U8-tr,
W. H. ARMSTRONG,
WEST SIBE rfBLIC SQUABE,
March 1, 1887-tf.
TDENBULL, KIEBY & CO.
Cotton and Tobacco Factors
X. 9, Vnlon Street,
Ma. 8. B. 8sat, Agent, will attend to ma
king advancee oa Produce consigned to this
Sept. 14, 1S6T-1J.
W. H. AIMSTIOK.
MANUFACTURE It S
Of the moat approved pattern! of
Wrought Iron Cooking Stoves,
TI" AND SHEET I BO WALE,
And dealera la all kindi of
Cast lion Cooking
and Heating Stoves,
REPAIRING AND GUTTERING
Done la the taut approved manner, oa
short noltce. Jen. 3, 1868-tf
E. Me THOMAS,
Attorney at Law.
Office, orrr Tuoinai, Nellett fc Co.'i
CLARKSVILLE, - TENN.
Oct, JS, U6T.I7.
W. A. PErTER. SQM
1. hrenaraJ with .11 nroiitr blanks and
-- r " r - 1
fnroi for anv butueei ondcr the Bankrupt
I PriiA wlihlni- to avail tlienteelvr!
of tbe lew will find il ti then edvantage to
oniuit nim. 1 nergv e very
Jalv , ISCT-lf
Paper Iliing-lnff. 31as
liiff, &o., Ato.
W. P. Lindlcy,
TVKALKR IN WALL PAPER, WINDOW
Tire Screens, Taints of Eve
ry Description, Windov
Glass, Putty, &c.
Two or three good workinea wanted.
TalaU mi il m.Jj for u.
CflL. Shop at Kowlrr'i Itall.
U ! tf
E. C. ROACH & CO.,
Cotton and Tobacco Factors,
Xo. 18, Cironflelet Street,
. ; . KEW ORLEANS.
Kov. 9, 186T ljr
A. F. Bmra, laU 0 Smith Turning.
D.B. UcTCHmsi, laU if Hutching) f Orbit
SMITH & HUTCHINGS,
CTIBEBtlXD WAREHOUSE, M
CtABISTILIB a . IKIiriSSEE.
Nov. , I86T-I7.
W. H. ToaauT, UU Smith A Turnip.
E. W.Wiatbeu, - - Todd County, Jfy.
TUR1ILET & VEATIIERS,
, ' AND
Known at th Ilulchingt A Grinter
CIABKSTI11B, - . TEH9ES8EE.
Special attention vaid to the tale of
Tobacco, Receiving and Forwarding Mar
chandiaa and produce generally. Proceed!
promptly remitted. Make all eomignmenta
to TCRNLET k WEATHERS. .
Nov. 22, 1887-1. . .
R. T. TORIAN.
Cotton and Tobacco Factor,
63 CARONDOLET STREET, .
.Liberal advencee on allconttgnmenU.
Jan. IT, 1868-em
a. e. ysATHAX,
C0TI0X AJD TOBACCO FACTORS,
1 ' CARONDOLET ST, f
Jan. 10, '68-tf.
SIM. K, ROGERS,
Will attend to the Sale of rropertj,
either 011 the itreet or in the country.
Dec. S, 18U7-tSm.
PLANTER'S PRIZE ROREWS, fiHINQLE
MACHINKS, eUUAK HILLS),
BRASS AND IRON
Prompt attention given to order for repair!
And all kind! of Machinery, and Machine
Blackiinithing neatly and promptly done.
J. A IiATl.BtU.
March 8, 186T-ly.
0. 1. antra. 1. w. ardimok. t. acini.
SMITH, ANDERSON & CO.,
108 Wait Fourth eU, and 110 Elm it
All good! warranted of tbe beet material
IA. llauutaciory, ftortn-weM cor. reaii
and Llm eueeta.
Oct. 25, l:J-m.
W. H. & D. M. DORRIS,
Stores, Tinware, Castings,
Grates, and House Far
Every deieription of 'X'iU'vrfU'e
made up la good ityle.
ROOFING ana GITTEE1XG promptli
ttT H. P. DORRIS will mperlntend tbe
work and enleeroom.
Sept. 6, UH-tf
O. A.. ROTH, AfiT't,
(Successor to J. F. Uculhope A Co.,)
Wholesale & Retail Dealer
II A Lt KINDS OV
CcifoctQxariet, foreign and Domuiic
JAquort, Vfi'net, Vtitt and Nut,
ITavIng returned to Clarkiville lor the nnr
Doee of mumina bit old occupation ai Gro
cer. I would eoliclt from the cllineai and iur-
vouadlng couutry a itmre of patronage.
I will keep a lull aimrtraent or eveiy arti
cle ia my line, end am dwtertnined to Mil at
the lowed CASli PRICES, lliglraet prtoee
I ita alio Agent fur the iale of
Wilton rut's Celebrated WhUkey
3. A. ROTH, Arvol.
Jan IPi' tr.
Has not ArrlTed, but
,:, -? - - ;
NEW ITOCX or
have, and ft eomprtaet all tbe luhelantlali ait
well ae the cnoiceit luxurtre to be found la
any eatabUibmeot of the kind In tbe city,
' We hen on hand an
STAPLE AND FANCY
All 9t the Choicest Brand and 8
Families would do well to pnr
chase their Supplies from
ns, as all oar Goods are
carefully Selected .
and will be sold
Cheap I '
CALL AKD ETA MIX'S OUR STOCK!
C. H. MOBBISON 8c CO.,
Kearlj Opposite the Court Home,
Dee. 6, 18C7-3m.
JAMES H. MALLORY,
Office with C. U. Jones, Public Square
Will eell every deieription of Property for
Admlninmtori, Executori, Trtuteei, Agent
aad Private Panic, either on tbe itreet, !n
the city or country. IIu much experience in
Dry Goods Auctioneering.
Will give prompt attention and make rea
onable charge! In all caiea. Ala,
Tobarro Auctioneer and General
Agent tor Harrison is Shelby.
CUrkiville, Jaa. 24, 18eo-m.
NORTON, SLAUGHTER et CO,
AND . .
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
NO. 40, BROAD STREET,
JNO. T. EDMUNDS, of Hopktnivllle, Ky.,
will mailt In tbe Sale! of Tobacco.
Jan. 24, 1868-em
T. D. SCOTT,
Feb. , '68-tf
SHORT e& CO.,
Cotton and Tobacco Factors
Sept. 8, 186Mf
NEW BAKERY J
VI WOULD RESPECTFULLY IN-
form the ciliieui of Clarkiville and vlcluity
that we have aecured tbe eervicee or a nni
claw baker, and are prewired to furnish, at
Bread and Cakes, of all kinds,
and all tlmea. Cakee ornamented In aay
iiyte nea oeiirea.
LIUON k ELY.
Aug. t, 18CT.-tf.
1 Nov. 29, llt -tr.
B. W. THOMAS EDITOR.
Many of the courts of tho conntrj
have doolded that contracts, made
payablo la gold, are not binding
upon the debtors, who may force
creditor to take, la. lien thereof,
depreciated paper currency. The
Supreme Court of New York, repu
diating a legal construction so at war
with Justice, has decided that obliga
ting to pay gold should be enforced.
This deoiaion is based mainly, upon
the fact, thai the aot of Congress
making legal tender the eurrenoy of
the country, ha praotically retired
the precious metal as circulating
medium and thrown them upon the
market as articles of trafio. Hence
contracts, stipulating payment In gold
partake of th character, and are
subject to the rules that govern, bar
ter. In other words, according to
this righteous opinion of that court,
whatever a man binds himself to pay,
he must pay, whether it be when or
corn or any other commodity, u a
man simply bind himself to pay so
many dollars and cents, it may be
politic to make him pay greenbacks,
though it be In contravention of the
constitution, but if he agree to pay
cotton for dry goods, or tobacco for
groceries or gold for land, there is no
justice in releasing him from an obli
gation voluntarily assumed, especially
as the transaction, in either of the
supposed cases, is simply s bartering
of one commodity for another.
We hope this common sense and
jjust view of this subject will be adop
ted by the Courts, ao that justice
may be Administered in all such cases
and that clause of the Constitution
respected, which forbids any interfe
rence that impairs the validity of
The President's last letter to Grant,
backed by the testimony of the Cabi
net, effectually demolishes all that
remained of the General's character
for ycraoity and manly honor. It
strips the lion's skin from his recreant
treachery and of being the thick-
skulled tool of artful knavea. The
time has been when such proof of such
oonduct would have consigned a man
to lasting infamy ; but in these days
of degeneracy, a fellowfoeling will
draw to Grant's support thousands of
kindrod spirits, but it is to be hoped
there is still enough of honest pat
riotism and love of liberty among the
people to overbalance the influence of
the embryo dictator and stupid pre
tender to a greatness thrust upon
him by men and circumstances ad
verse to the prosperity, honor and
iberty of the country.
Old Spitfire, in his message on the
ubject of the railroad strike, at this
place, professes to see in it a huge
rebellion against the State and his ia
perial power and scruples not to charge
said strike upon our citizens and the
rebellious district through which the
road runs. The charge ia grossly
false and as malicious as it false.
Petty tyrants see rebellion in every
manifestation of private or public
virtue; it is the result of conscious
guilt which makes cowards of the
The source from which the old
imp of darkness got his information,
we neither know nor care, for it is
falso whether borowed or original,
and his mossage is a slander against
men who are his superiors ia every
thing that constitutes the ohristian
and gontlemaa. But malice, in him
is as natural a secretion, as venom is
in a sorpent, and would treat this
ezhition of it with silent contempt,
wore it not our duty to vindicate the
character of those assailed.
The following is the portion 0.
the message above alluded to:
MKHAGS VaOM Till OOViaMOB.
A menage from the Coventor In reference
to the itrike on the Mempbia, Clarkivllla andj
Louuvuie naiiroea iayi;
'I regard to Oil whole affair ai a reffular
coniplracy agaioit the Slat aulhoritie and
tbe rood, wilboot beinc able to Identify
the pertiea, I thibk It proper to lay before the
kriiiMuin ui. wncua niuier, in. l ya may
take lacbnrpi ai you may think called for
in luch aa emergency. I do not propoee to
field to tbe mob luirit of anr coinblaatioo.
hut I hope the Legislature will eid ma In de
MBitrating to theae mea that tbe State raa
do ae well without tbe advantage of tbe
roan, ai me cmpiori can witbout Uie em
ployment, or the citUeni without tbe active
operatlnm of the road through it disloyal
territory. OrUinly the LettiiltturewUi not
allow eurh lawlrai meaiure to force the
State Into tbe payment of claiun befcr tbev
are audited and their correetoaei aicertained.
"I prorate, If the Leulilatnre will asrre
with me, to wind up the affain of the road
aad null it out, Hull lecare the Interact of
ike blaia. I m'dt agiuu urge toe importance
of enacting move itring.nl lain ia regard
to our railroad!, and particularly of Utoee
naeeing into the band! of receiver."
The luhjrct metier we referred to tbe
Committee ou UwlroaJ Acuuuuti.
a. EoKoat Our last left aln miles
ont from Mayfleld. During our stay of ten
da, th ground was covered with snow and
lee to such an extent that we could not
judge of the fertility of tbeioil from sight,
but bad to rorm our opinion In thli particu
lar (rota toe Ingathered crops and the oora
aad tobacco (talk itill standing. With theae
data before oa, w concluded that tb toll
mart be very productive. W were told
that front eight to twelve barrels of cam aad
ftoft Ion to fifteen handled ponnds of to-
baoeo per acr wa no extra yield. Tbl
"on is not consldartd a very good wheat
growing country, a it lie ao level and
tain water o long that wheat I Dabl to
free out during a very hard winter,
Tb item of Umber, Tenneeaecana would
regard as a failure, black-jack and hickory
oeing in only growth. This, however, to
some extent, I counterbalanced by aa abua
daao of timber on the creek. Bence, while
th apian di are brought Into requiattkm by
tb farmer, the bottom are ibll clothed with
their primeval fbfeit, and are only need to
obtain rich tupplie of timber a cannot be
obtained on th more elevated regions.
From our obeervitioui w eon elude that
this lacks but on element to make U th
nneet and moat deilraUe portion of tb great
Mhnlsaippl Valley and that la. a Uttl more
of the ipirit of improvement, which ennkt
be fully Intuied by a few puoUc-epirrtrd men
iaoach eighborhood, who would In
a few year, by th iafiumo of their ezam
K develop tb reeourcee of tb country,
erect neat and comfortable Improvement,
and thus bring about a ipirit of emulatioa
and improvement which would add untold
thousand to th Wealth of tb eooutry.
But now It really eems that th country if
at leart fifty ytan behind the times. Tber
ar (till many mea of mean who ar living
n log cablna, chink daubed with mud, clap-
board roofs and stick and dirt chimney.
Now w think thl all wrong when men can
do better; It make aa anfarorabl impre
lioa upon a Itrangnr ( th canal observer
concludes that th lead 1 o poor that a man
can really do ao better ; bene th country
suffers. While tbe more toooihtfuL omIuk
th evidence! of producdreneea upon every
hand, eonclude the fellow I too buy to
work but then b eeea a well kepi farm;
larg tack of hiy and oat, eribi filled with
corn and a well built barn; be find be i
wrong aim, and as he recollect that be baa
een ao neat country achool-bouies on bti
wy a o many fountain nnding forth
(ream of Intelligence to enlighten and ele
vate tb people, be concludes more Juitly
that tb ner ha no spirit of improvement
ao disposition to adorn and beautify hi
bom and malt it attractive, but I content
to live a did hi father fifty year ago.
Therefore, ha can onlr pity the man who U
lect, not enjoying it himself nor yet permit,
ting other to do so.
Another evidence of old fbgyiim i to be
(bond in the tenacity with which the people
Mill cling to oz team. Almeet every wagon
you meet I drawn by ipcclmeni of th bo
Vine specie. A mult or hone team it about
in rare a tight a a well bniit, neat country
leetdence. Tbtlr manner of.laying off farm
t greatly preferable to th Tenaeaw Ityle.
n dividing linei run to the cardinal point
f the com pus. Tb road are generally on
Sction lines, and bene tb farm ar in
good ibap and never cut up by roads run-
ting obliquely through them. Land range
from ten to thirty-five dollar per acr, with
eery little at the first figure. Notwithstand
ing the seeming high price, w believe It il
easier to pey for a farm her with th pro
ceed of tb tarn than in some part w
know of at fiv dollar per acre.
' And yet another, and w might say tb
crowning advantage, here, t that a white
an I still a whit man, a free and Inde
pendent sovereign, and tbe negro I Where
God, bit maker placed bltn, Inferior in every
reapoct to th whit race. Tb order of so
cio ty hat not yet been inverted by bringing
tb icum and dregt to the mrface. Kentucky
bat not yet been cursed with a hypocritical,
anting, parson for Governor, or a praise God
bare-bone Legislature, to past an odious
franchise law, wresting all political rights
from their legitimate owner, and placing
them in the bands of a few political advea
turen and tbeil leu debated and more Igno
rant allien, tb aegroet. May God in hit
goodoeat and wUdou preserve Kentucky
from the fate of br liiter Tennessee a fate
more to be dreaded than th galling yoke of
Th'it bring! ui to notice two convention
we attended In May field oa county court day.
It bad been publiibed for tomt time that tbe
democracy would bold a convention then,
and notwithstanding it wu very Inclement
day, the town wis literally thronged. The
udge wu requested to adjourn court that
th convention might meet la th Court
boose, which be readily did but no sooner
wu oourt ailjouvned than tb leading Had of
tbe place proclaimed tba he Wanted tb
anion mea of Grave eounty to meet in eon.
veuUo for th purpouof nominating can
didal tor President, and proposed th nam
of General Great, 'th man to whom Oca
era! Lee surrendered." Be then went to
th rear of th building and made the same
proclamation. Neither producing tbe duired
effect, b came again to th front and rnedo
another, the purport of which wu that he
Mid not believ there wu a union man in
Grave county worth a d a." Some on
suggested that b wu right for one. At
they ttiU did not come, he called oat some
by nem. Being Itranger, tnd not fearing
tm ha fImbuuI u a. R. lir.l. aad never kavinir
beard eat veuUlatt blmtelf, wt oncluded to
go la and see aud bear what wt could.
. r.....M u i.'Dntly o nearo equality usmtss ukim
n wa num. wa unh auwab anr
see present almost ail outside lite taw.
however, and, to our utter uUMikhment,
not a tiogl Sambo to be wen. Tb orator
of Hi occasion wu goiag ahead la regular
spread eagle style, eulogising bit pert
nd denouncing every body els. He was
extremely bird on th third, or Independ
ent u be ityled them. He uld they bad
old oat to th Democrat for tb take of tbe
km vet and fiihut but entreated tb Demo
crats to make them go toot ana keep them
there, u they would betray every trust re
posed In them.
Having disposed of the third, be pitched
into the Democrat with Increased virulence,
charging npoa them everything that
mean and dishonest, aot even neglecting old
Buck, but making tb poor old fellow tbe
recipient of a doubl portion of hi venom:.
But when be cam to th President, be ex
celled bimtulfi W can't do him Justice.
We give np in despair. B said his party
had weed tb country from tecestion, rebel
lion and Democracy combined, and now on
of them could not be elected const able la tht
wool State of Kentucky. This, b aald,
wu all wrong, m tb Democrat would find
etc long to their cost ; tor after th next
Presidential lection, seettttoo, rebellion and
Democracy would aevu bo heard of any
more, aad then they would be glad to avail
themselves of th protection of union men
to shield them from the Indignation of a
jintly inotnud government. Truth it somo
tlmes ttianger than fiction, and even more
Strang tba It emanate from some source! at
UlL Wegiv him credit for at least one truth.
I speaklnt of changes, ho said they ware
eometimr Decenary. "For," said be, ue-
Iru ! ehaago, I will go atralght to h 11, u
tor tber is a God. W thought th
chsnr rvqntred to treat that few Radicals
woald ever make It; for now they have ihetr
bands to deep la Code Sam's pocket they
have no time to set about th necessary work,
and If tb Democrats succeed In getting them
out of place, they will be to busy tobemlng
to get beck that tb thought of change will
never eater their mind.
On negro quality, h said b wu not
afraid that tr black negro would ever outstrip
him, but did not say anything about mulct-
tou; and u to amalgamation, uld be would.
never marry a negro u long u tber wu a
white woman to be found, and If other
feared It, he would try to have a law -pasted
that they thould aot marry one unless thty
chcee; but of one blood bad God created all
th nations of th earth, and further, he wu
taught that God wu no respecter of persons ;
than why should w be. ,
After driving In thl styte about an
hour, be called Judge tomebody to the chair.
W thought if he wu a Judge of anything,
it wu mean whisky. Th Judge baring
taken the chair, th orator proposed tome
name u a committee to draft resolution.
Tb Judge Insisted that this wu bit prerog
ative. Tb committee being non tt mm
mm, however, be ald it mad no difference,
u be bad resolution already drafted, and u
it wu the eus Cods to bavt them cut and dry,
be would proceed to read thorn. Th reso
lutions wer recommendatory of Grant,
UHuiu.uuamry vi wuu..., auu tMwiwMr
tory oTlha President, 1 th extreme. They
wer all put at one and although tb house
wu nearly full by tbl time, six fully ex
pressed eye were all we could Count.
Tbe Kadi having got tbtongb, th Demo
crat then went Int convention. Tb ob
ject were well etated by a pleasant
talker, In a plain, off-band manner, u were
also the object of th Radical meetings Be
nid it was patent to every on that tbst bad
been set apart u th day of tb Democratic
convention, end that th Red took th start
of them, boo! nr. u th Democrat bad the
precedence and also th numerical strength,
they would Insist on tbtlr right? and prevent
the Kadi from meeting, and then they would
biv good thing to tend their friends
abtvadi that they wer not permitted to'
bold convention in their county town-
But wlecr couMeli prevailed, and thi big
gun it spiked by their own doings.
Th nam of George B. Pendleton, of
Ohio, wu presented to tbe convention u a
candidate for the Presidency, and let m as
sure von that It would bar taken a faster
counter than your bumble servant to bav
numbered th yu It called forth. An voted,
nd voted u living, breathing, responsible
men, and not u automata, M wu .tb case
ia tb Radical meeting. A resolution wu
offered and puied, with equal unanimity,
to the effect (bat every man in Gravel eounty
discountenance, to the utmost of hli ability,
the Immigration of aegroet to that county!
that they am willing to employ such at art
already there, aad treat tbcu u negroes
should be treated, regarding them ia every
rupee! u Inferior to th whit race.
A tetter wu read from aa old gentleman
absent oa account of ill health, that mad u
think of torn thing! In Ten aestee, urging
tb convention to appoint ao man u dele
gate, nor recommend any man for ofBca,
wbo had truckled to bayonet for th take
of offic or tb immortetxlollar.
Everything went oa harmoniously, u
might bavt bua txpected, M It wu com.
posed of the but men In th county, Whig!
and Democrat, united in one common cause
for the good of th wbol couutry.
Ai previously ttated, tber wa not a nt
gro la either coaveotioa, aud tbl shows that
tht negro, left to himself aad not urged oa
by white trash, wbou only ambition I ulf
aggrasdliemeat, even at the expense of ev
erything a patriot would price, feel hi inn.
rlority, and never euy to step ape the
urn level with the whit race, knowing full
well that the God of heave bu placed
mark of Inferiority upon htm, that all th
Radical legislation In the world ce never
On th rii-'ht of th lad stand, in a
niche It placed the bust of Andrew Jackson;
oa th left that of Henry Clay. We thought
to ouraeir, if tbote form were only animate,
what fro was of Mora, yea, of loathing aad
disgust anld gfttlier upon tbou Draws lor
tb man wbo eould talk to ligbuy ana nip-
Aid little later la tbe diy, could they
1,... baaa narulttad to hunt th reremcuul
, ... . u ... ,l i.
u .- ,
miles w giaaneu wouiej awsweei mvw
their mces t mey HV uemorraiiana nigs
nulled under one common namt and wdhdfig
u t a man to drlv back tb dark aloud of
of tanataciim, surcharged with hbWer of
degradation and devastation, threatening to
sweep the country u with' ' Decern of de
struction. Altboucb divided- la life, at tbe
bend of two great ooatthutloMI parties, they
would then and there, In? mtpretenu of their
respective dleciptee, bar Joined band nndj
bad them Godspeed In their noble work of
reform; Benry Clay would have urged them"!
by th recollection of tht part, tbe dignity
of tb preset! t, and their hope of the future,
to preserve tb toil of Kentucky inviolate
from tbe polluting touch of Radicalism
Andrew Jackson' Iron frame would bare
trembled U he wept over the fallen fortunes
nd blighted bopu of hi adopted State,
while no bum of bop or spark of glimmer
ing day pointed to tbe time, even In the tar
distant future, when b eould arise from the
disgraceful position to which her traitoiout
soas had assigned her. .
A Voice front reaaiylvanla.
Translated for tb Chronicle.
Ma. Eoiroat Your wortay Utter, alto
yonr teemed ptpct came to hand ia due
time.- I am very aorry to imform yoa that
there bt at present a very gloomy prospect to
affect my German neighbor! to emigrate to
yonr State, for the following reasons: Tbcu
Germans are of opinion that H I not proa-
table for aay whit laboring man to emigrate
into a State which Is governed by negrou,
m they am making the law of yonr,
Stale, they ahm pretend to be laborers,
although they do not Intend to labor much.
For thi reason It I expected that the negro
will be the enemy of a bard working Ger
man laborer, aad Inasmuch u they have tbe
power, and the white mea of your State are
entirely poweriew, It it dangerooi to honwrt
white labor in yonr State. Negro goremv
ment 1 rum tbe South, or any other coun
try, witbout fail. Thl bu been proven In
our own country. A lew years before the
war a rich tlaveholder from tbe South,
came here, to Mercer county, and set all bit
negrou free; and bought for each family a
nloe Uttl turn, and; at th present time,
these negrou do not own a foot of acid
farm. Give aach a chance to Carman emi
grants and yoa will set them rich before yoa
lam Mtltfied that th so-called loyal
white la the South, are digglag their own
grave, la which they will be buried soon
because their humanity is rotten, their poll-
tic corrupt end improvident, aad th
mighty dollar ia their Christianity. They do
not bau Slavery, but they bate the slave
holder. If thou loyal whltot would admon
ish the negrou to work and teach them how
to govern their own household, before they
advocate their enfranchisement, they would do
some good. The German emigrant hu to wail
Sa veer. Mnn, k nan be en teach lent no
matter bow wall be 1 educated. I would
like to visit yon nt present, but am com
pelled to postpone it until Spring. Hoping
to bear from yoa again
I remain, yours truly.
Her. Tb. . B.
In bit hut letter to th Ciocinnitf Com
marclal, "Aleck" make tht following die-
After lone threatening the President hu
at but seat to th Senate a nomination for
th succcssoribip to Mr. Rolin. . Th Indi
vidual seleated It VI r. Wise well, of New
York, whe adds to many other recommenda
tion that of being in the whisky ring about
u deep u any man In the country. Tbere
li reason to fear that be will be confirmed.
Hi friend say they ar prepared to spend
hundred thousand dollar to get Bins utrouirB
th Senate and such aa amount, judiciously
spent la oewspapwr puffs and vote In execu
tive section, will accomplish wooderful re
suite. Da aot call me sl.nd.ro u. kind read.
r, bee lues 1 Intimate that ear great men,
when locked np In the secret receawi of ex
ecutive session, are p archest bie commodi
ties, that there be thou among- them wbo are
opea to the gentle pursuasloue of pecuniary
influence. Or, if it it a dander, blame "Ben
ton t Thirty I ears, wbtre II Drst occurs, In
regard to a Senate that existed before the
whiskey ring or internal taxes to enrrnpt the
rJenatoral heart and sear tlx rienatorial con
science. Two weeks ago 3. S. Cos u ap
proached by n individual who offered to
guarantee bis confirmation u Minister to Aut
trla for and In tbe consideration of the sum, of
85. t00. to be paid alter the ttrvlc wu ren
dered. - Oa a future occasion I Intend to
ventilate thii general lubject of tht Influ
ence of money upon Conirrest, and bring in
a few facts and figures, which nooe of the
time honored denunciation! about "Irrespon
sible scribblers" est well gainsay. This wu
tomt time a paradox, but aow thi timt gives
it proof, if tht Amerioaa people are willing
to be dupe and tool of toch acoundretiam,
well aad good ; the they deserve ao better.
If the internal revenue tyttem eaa bt con
ducted by fostering and encouraging such
foul corruption u exltti with tbe knowledge
and eoorent of mea high ia authority, per-'
aapa it may as will go on u It bu been go
ing; but In my opinion It would be more
honorable to th nation to eboliih tb taxes
aud repudiate every dollar of th public,
debt, than to conttnu luch thriving In high
and low placu u bu disgraced tbe country
lor the put lac years, hewipeper i.ind.
trt, qnotbs I Gentlemen of the .Senate, con
firm the ring candidate if you dare, and
then, like mea wbo are not afrniil of tbe
light of publicity, give tbe country the ben
efit of the yeas and nay on lb subject. It
will then be the doty or "a irtespooalble
earspapcrs tcribbler to show bow the thing
ww brungbt cbout and to tbow, ir possible,
how much of truth three it In tht uMrtlon
that e hundred thousand dollat will be
spent, If ascsuary. to get him Vissw.U
Ihatfuiirh lit SL.nlaC
Whit vi Ncono Laso. A Gcnflema&
from Charlotte county, V Informed tbe
writer, at to late Conservative Uocvcntion,
that be had made a comparison o tbe two
tb last year. II rurakshed II swrnei wltb
muleg aud Implement aid provisions to
rain a crop, aud at lb mm time two white
men. Tb negrou raisvd tt barrels of corn,
T ttack oata, aad 0,000 pound lotaeesv
Tbe two white men. with a little aegro girl
to eoutt for them, raised 1 1 1 barrels ul corn.
10 stack! octa, aud 8,000 pound tobaet'O.
Tbe aegroec returned the roulee in a poor
emaactalad ceeoitloa. Tbe white men
turned tlielrt tear fat and llerk. Negroes
worked roar mule, white two. Tb while
1 mea wer laiced ia that tvetioe. Thi year
I tb cams geatleroan wilt work wblt men
exclusively. To sbuw the Improvldeau of
the aegro, bcuid the earl ace ma 1st wtrs
Idl tod M their urvlre to haul
.ury prvftrrf j w
rails. flmttr mud
PK ACT ICE IN BAKKBCPTCT-iy.'
tfTCaiOfH; IIIs THE' PBEPABATIO
1. Iw making owt your pavVrtt, tidier at
taeh to tbe netitioa all the form in borti-
tshedulo A and It of what I preferable.
emit toch m an not required, ad make ou
one or the btr wed ia cexlul it Bird oer
ue In ecbeduM B the following! Mdeme
reeut ; "Tht remaining forms of thi tCheO
nit tr emitted because petitioner bu nc 1I--
mnttea (or Meet, a the cue may be,) du.
otibed in uld form,"
t. Th pottoffice tddrett of creditor! ktnrt
be given if possible. U is not tufficieat to
(tat nnknown," but it must be edried that
diligent Inquiry bu been made. The same
rale applies wber the chriMian name i an
known. 8. Tbe wbolt proceeding being ttrlrtly
statutory, observe closely the instruction
ire In the headings ta tbe various for ins.
Particular attention' it called to tht first"
clatue of General Order XXX I J.
. The property claimed as exempt,
should aJWeyt be Mated on tb form designed
for that purpose.-
B. Th petition' and' cnednlr may be
sled In duplicate, and both sworn to at the
ume time, before tbe Register ia Bankrupt,
ey or a 6. ft Commlmioner, on copy being
for th Rep-Uter and th other rbr tba fA.rZ
of th Dittrict Court or one copy only may
be filed, in which cut tht Clerk will furnim
a certified copy.
6. When the petition I by parvnut, a
set of schedule for each partner muatba
aoezed, U well u thou for the joint part
nershlp. V. Fee the butdou of mmdfnfr
petition.' nr schedules when they arc omiScd
tote correct, or where the netltloaar aa.i. .
to amend on hit own motion, aoolv to tka
Begitter npoa affidavit, thowing way such
ioaceuraciet axis, fo? an order aUowin
ndcMat, If granted, obtain a saniAari
copy of such order, proceed to prepare your
amendment, and file them in duplicate, with
8. Sixtv dan after tha aailib.. k..
bean declared a bankrupt, if no debts ar
(roved aattintt him, OJ if there ar ma auatat
he may apply for bis discharge' from all hi
t All D roofs of eVhte h Mntltiua ..I4
m thli State mutt b made before a Rh.
tar. Debt should be proved for tht amount
do on th day of adjudication, eouauag in
njrea m inaicaw, c realtors need aot
wail nnlit IN day appointed lor tb first
meeting until thev nroew theie dehta hat
may do so at any time sftev adjudication of
bankruptcy. The evideecu upon which
their claim tre (banded must ha wnwinnait
before the Register? and th oriirin.l. ar
copies appended to tbe despocitlon.
10. AI th bow- fixed la tbe warrant aad
aotlcu for th muting of creditor, the case
with, promptly aad proceeded
11.' After tbe anDolntmawt eaa aalana
th bank rpt win immediately, asd a it bout
waiting fot tpecial notice, turn over to th
usignu all the caul to which he ie entitled.
i a. ine petltuner should either tign
very sheet in tb schedules, or set tbe num
ber and letter of each sheet ia the oath, ho
eruttru should be mad In the oath wber
It ia possible to avoid It.
13. In regard to the deposit la cub to
accompany the petition, It thonld be borne ,
ia mind that tba Judge of (he Court hu ad
opted a rule requiring the cum of 950 to be
deposited u aeturity ofcota.Jjf sddjtlouto
msking a total deposit of100 to be made
when deposited a less sum hitherto ar re
quired to make their deposit np to $100 be
fore their cue will te proceeded with.
Card from Admiral Semites,
During my receet leclaring tour tbrongb
Kentucky, I wu so constantly morvng trot
place to place that I did not see tbe Northern
paper very regularly, and concequently
many of their strictures escaped my eye.
Siuc my return to Mempbii 1 hv hec-a In
formed by my friemii of certain ooa.ru end
Ill-mannered attack mnde upon me by tb
New York Timtt and other kindred s nee Is,
which, under tb eoutrol of ."Litti-t Villlans''
and big villains, bav bun pandering to th
tui or uieir readers, jinne or idee print
bav controverted any of tbe point mad In
my lecture those point being, unfortunately
for them, facta, Instead, they bav indulged
in personal vituperation, thl being tbe only
meant left them of gratifying the undying
malice wheih mll spirits alwajt fuel to
ward tboer wbo bav destroyed their prop.
Tbe Timet, I understand, fur I bve not
tea tht article, became quite merry ovir tbe
fact, ttated by mt in one of my lectures, that
when 1 captured tbt California iteaincr Ariel
I did not permit the passengers, o be despoil.
ed of any portion of their money or personal
effect, limiting myself to lb capture of the
stumer and her freight. Whil I (truck
sturdy and hearty blows at tht commerce of
the enemy, u wu my duty, thit wu my
coaitant practice at tea, and I coutrastrd, in
a letter referred to by the Tmti, thit prac
tice wltb the shameful robberies perpetrated
by Sbermaa and hi "bummers" uion Hi
women end children of tbe Sooth burniug
from over their beads the bouses which shel
tered them from tb storm, end robbinr
them, not only of their jewelry, but of their
food and clothing Will tb Tlnut ceau a
moment It busiv rhetoric and deny th
facts sided by mtT If so I call open the
five hundred passtogera whon I captured on,
board lb Ariel to rootradiol It. Will Hoe-
jeot to tbe contrast 1 have presented of my
own conduct cpon tb tea, wbtre private
property I not (Object to wpturir It dare
Itb time, then, thai all tbl tesiekM
clamor about th piraciel of tbn Alabama
bad Mated. Her eommisdon wu as IckIU.
maw u that of General Lee, end no one but
en cm will seek to draw aay distinction. A
slanderous Nurtc:rn press hu poisoned the
public mind u t ine career of my tbip,ud
believing ia thl fairness of tht Aturiican
peoplu, J design at my lelsuae, and u oppor
tunity may oitor, to press it to my county
men tbe those itubboro things at
which all tht Radical path Binoche, Trey
and Sweetheart, may bark la chorus, but not 1
on tittle of which lliey ue alter, la due
time I will lay tbcu fact before tbe people
of New Yora, that they may no longer bo
deceived by such unUuihfui shun as the
New Torn rsviM.
A mongrel sheet SRTi i "Tit Occ. Grant
insl be aseritied Ihelwnor of reinstating Mr.
aisntoa.' Tliat I wore than yranl wan o-s
ror hlnwalf, for ih power to reinstate him
elf in tb respct of honorable men has
passed from his buds fcrevrv JV'm ferg
ft I uid tbt tb waters of Ofe.it Rait
Lake are slowly but itvadily riling, Iwiug
now tb'e tret above it foruivr level, Tbr.e
U ao room fur hop, however, that thl ri
sing of lit waters will uilf that atodcYit
ih Wa-hiugtoa rurreDpnadent t4 the
New York Kveuiag Pael quotes one of lb
leading member at OougruB) u wyioitj I
go for Impeaching and removing Johmoo, to
get rid of Muiug these d-1 uucovlilj