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aW Fnrtlc advertising by contract, for a
Riven time, will beoonnncd to their logltl
inntn business; anylhliiK outsldo or this
will IwcharKt-d for separately.
Advertisers, for a specified time, ex
oedlnathreo months, will have the privi
lege of renewing tholr advertisements
quarterly) nil extra changes will be
Dnuhle-colnmn advertisements will
be charged one-third more than regular
rates for single columns.
" Kunerid Notices, Obituaries, or any
other mutter subserving private Interest,
will be charged for.
- Notices In local and special col u ins
nrc mutters of special contract.
P. H. PORTER, Agent,'
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, Ac
CLARKSYILLE, - TENNESSEE
JT1 WAI.I. sAIKll Slid HmiCHN of
the latest styles.
April 17, lSWS-tf.
Drs. Finley & Beaumont.
At Dr. B.'s Besldence, Cor. Frankl n
ntitl niter Streets,
Morcti 13, '68.3m) CLARKSYILLE.
. J. TS. LAJUICIINS
mar ba found at hii oBicr, 2d floor of the
Chronicle building, at all hourt, unleu pro
March 1, 1867-tt
DR. H. M. AC2EE,
Office at his new residence on Franklin
street, two doors East of the Episcopal
Church. Jan. 11, 1808-11,
E. M. THOMAS,
Attorney at Law,
OfTiff, over Thomas, Neblrtt k fo.'i
CLAUKSVILLE, - TENN.
Oct, 25, 1807-ljr.
ROBT. W. JOHNSON
"Will IrH.ctlco Law
In all the counties of the 10th Judlclnl Dis
trict. (Ulics inside tho Court-house in
March 27, 18C8 !y.
HORACE II. Ll'RTON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice in the Courts of Dickson,
fitewart Hint Montgomery.
B3)u.OtHco, o Straw berry Alley opposite
rr Feb. 21, 'GH-Gro
73. D. JOHNSON,
Attorney at Law,
Will practice both in the Courts of Law and
Kiuity in the counties of llohrrtson, Cheat
lmm, Dickson, Stewart and Montgomery.
(Mice ou Strawberry Alley, Clarksville,
Feb. 28, 'Cs.Cm.
J. G. ROBINS,
Attorney at Law,
- OFFICE ON HTH A W HKKKY A I.I.F.Y.
8 pedal ulliintlon pnld to the collect loll of
April 10, lWi-t-tf.
A. F. Suitii, lute of Smith $ Turnlr;.
D.U.I I itch in us, tale of llutchingt $ (Irmter
SMITH & ilUTCHIXCS,
Nor. 8, 18ii7-ly.
W. IL TliKKLV, Smith J- Turnl-y.
V. W. WcsTUCiia, " " loilJ County,
TURHUY & WEATHERS,
A'liotea a the llutchingt tt- llrinter
II art hoit?,
BflX. SiecUl atteulion paid to the snlo of
Tobacco, Ueceiving and Forwarding Mer
chandise and produce generally, Proceeds
promptly remitted. Make all cotisiguinrat
to TI UM.KV WKATHKKS.
Ctfr-E. WITH KllS, Aucliouecr.
ov. ii, ISGi-ly.
sometiiikg mm !
ROBINSON'S PATENT REVOLT
1X rilOTOGRAril ALBUMS,
Just the Thing Long Needed!
Kothlns More Approprlale for a llol
Iday or ChrMmns Present.
Call and eiamine them at my Gallery,
West side uiiare, Clarksville, Tenn.
W. 11. ARMSTRONG.
Nov. 29, '67 -lf.
JOHN K. fMITIl. J. F. SMITH.
JOHN K. SMITH & SON,
COTTON Si TOBACCO FACTORS
General Comuilsloi. Mcrcliants
. u uno VI) STUKK.T,
NF.W VOIIlt CITY.
V. C. SMiTli will an iu our Agcul in
rnk iny U'lvHiyc. on n-n- Mini-. '
VOL. 3. NO. 32.
CAPITAL - - SDMOO.
Corner Main and Madison Streets,
K. B. Forrest. Ihoam O. Harris.
Fmd. P. Wolcott. " M. J. Wickj,
GltO. PlXO. O. V. riAMBADT.'
Q. L. Chaphar. Martix Walt.
Jas. S. Wilkin. W. II. Dkobicc. .
' D. B.' Diiwst.
X. B. FORREST, President.
IsnAM G. HARRIS, Vice Pres't.
M. J. Wicks, Treas. W. A Goohmak, Scc'y,
Frkd. P. Wolcott, Ass't Sec'y.
C. L. RIDDELL, Loral Agent,
April 3, 18C8-3ra, . , , , . , .. ,
STATE INSURANCE COMPANY,
Well Tried and Reliable.
.TNO. I.rMSDEN President.
W. .1. THOMAH Vice I'rmlilenk
JD.SE1I1I NAfll . Secretary.
OFFICB-Sccond National Bank building
(first floor), College street.
O. IT. JONES,
April 17, ISWMf.
13. C. liOACII,
Cotton and Tobacco Factor,
No. 23, Carondclet Street,
TUKNBULL, ZIRBT & CO.
Cotton and Tobacco Factors
Ko. O, 1'nlon Street,
Ma. R. B. Skat, A front, will attend to ma
king advances ou Produce consigned to this
Sept. U, 18C7-ly.
II. 0. VKATMAN,
COTTON AND TOBACCO FACTORS,
ri CAHONlHtl.ET ST., Tl
Jan. 10, 'C8-tf.
R, T. TORIAN,
Cotton and Tobacco Factor,
C3 CAUONDOI.ET STREET,
TV i-:w Oil TKVIS
BinLibcral advances on all consignments.
Jan. 17, 18C8-Gm
NORTON, SLAKiHTER & CO.,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
NO. 40, BROAD STREET,
IN 1-5 W A'OIIIC.
J SO. T. F.DMl'NDS, of Hopkinsville, Ky.,
will assist In the Sales of Tobacco.
Jan. 24, lHGS-Glu
tt. T. POLLARD. ROU T -all-Rlttl.L
rrlURKELL A CO
General Commission Itferchants,
115 PK.VRl. STREET,
3SKW YOHK CITV.
I will make litieral Cash Advances on
Tobacco and other Produce ronsiirned to
Messrs. Murrell & Co., and will Rive special
IM'iMinul attention to the shippiuK ef smne
Iroin Clarksville, Trice's l.sndintr snd l.in
boo.I. THOMAS F. I'KTTCS.
Feb. 7, 1 808-4 in
a. P. wniuiiT
Vaughan & Wright
Saddles and Harness,
CL A UK S 1 7 . L K, TT KKSSKK.
' Highest market price piid for green aud
March 27, lHOH-ly.
i I ih to sell my FliotogMph Gullerj,
1 w kit Ii is iu e.i'IUnt romlilinn. Terms easy.
' w ii k u vxTlf'M..
COIYIE TO STAY!
' MANUFACTURER OF
Saddles, Bridles, Harness, etc.,
(ATJ. tt. NEDLKTT'S OLD STAKD)
Franklin St., Clarksville, Tennessee.
I have located pormnnently In CInrksvllle.,
and Intend to put up work that will
compare wltn any. Hive me a call and cx
amluestuck and prices. , ,
it. I JOHLIN.
April 10, 1808-ly.
Country Mcrcliants Supplied as
Chcapljas In Cincinnati or
COULTER & IIILLMAN,
Jobbers aud dealers In
03U AND SHOES,
HATS AND C1SPETIXGS,
CXAnKKtVILLE, TESJf. fo
Don't fall to look at onr Stock,
anyhow, before purchasing!
April 10, 1808.
J. B. TAFSCOTT
Plans and specifications of Riidgcs fur
nished, also of Buildings and Ornamental
Grounds. Work of every description con
nected with building measured and calcula
ted. Also, Manufacturers' Agent for Steam
Engines and Machinery of every description,
Iron Verandahs, Railing, Marbelized Iron
Mantles, Grates, Window Caps, etc., Terra
Cotta Ornamental Work, Chimney Tops, and
all kinds of Building Material, finished and
unfinished, embraced in carpenters work ;
Galvanized Iron, Copper, Zinc, Tin, Slate
and composition Rooting.
All business intrusted to me will be at
tended to promptly.
gT Office, on East lice of Public Square,
Clarksville, Ti nn. Jan. 3, 18C8-tf
T. TV. MATTILL,
BgptH Siloes, etc.9
At the stand lately occupied as Post-office,
I have a good assortment of Spritiggoods,
which I mil selling at the lowest cash price.
Mr. A. Sloan is salesman, and will be
pleased to wait upon his friends and custom
ers. Call and see me.
D. W. MATTILL.
Jan. 24, 18G8-tf
W. H. ARMSTRONG,
WEST SIDE Pl'OLIC SQUARE,
March 1, 18G7-tf.
JAMES IT. MALL0RT,
Offlre with C. II. Jones, Public Square
Will sell every dcscriplion of Property for
Administrators, Executors, Trustees, Agents
and Private Parties, cither on the street, in
the city ur country. Hits much experience in
Dry Goods Auctioneering.
Will give prompt attention and make rea
sonable charges in all cases. Also,
Tobacco Auctioneer and General
Agent for Harrison & Shelby.
Clarksville, Jan. 24, ltjU8-Cm.
CI RED !
This is she most efficient, comfortable, and bo brought together. The breach be
securo Truss in use, coustructed upon an en- j t ween hi in and tho Wesley's was a
lively new principle. All communications ; bitter grief to him but ho as hoil
should be addressed (with stamp) to ;eslly felt bound to defend (he Culviu-
Dr. W. 11. r. JtlNKN,
Manufacturer and General Ag't, N.mliville.
Utiles, cor. College nnd Union sis., up-stairs,
entrance on Union frit,
ur i. ii. mm, i. '., s ""i- iiiioui ins iriai.s. un ins arri
Frnhklln Si., op. Court-house, Clarksville. vul in Kdingburgh, tho Krsklncs,
Feb. 7, 1808-3H1 those great and good men, demanded
that he should confine his mintstrn-
. itions to the Covenantor. "I wim
Mtlll X my c;omo I
The celebrated UOtller Wagons mads Iu
Wheeling, Vs., for
E. 8. rtRISGUfRST & CO.
March 13, 1868-2m.
iht tt o -n nr TinTlTiTn I w ere inu uevu s people tliey certainly
W, H, & L). M, lJUKKlSr,m,, more need U bo preaeliwl to and
tiKAtRRS in therefore I was more determined to.
. ... K into the liighwav and hedges, and
Stoves, Tinware, Castings, that if the ,'..,. himself v,uidiend
Grates, and House Fur. jnu-bis i.iiipit.i would giadiy proclaim
, ,,, .i, llu righteousness of Christ therein."
niMling tiOOUS. J Iutho same year his friends built a
Every description of, Tliiwnre ehaisd for him t he celebrated TalsT
mude up in good stylo. uncle in Moortlelda. By the year fol-
KOOFIMi and til TTKUINO promptly10" j'1' '"'l1., I m-d ulf hUold
attended to. ' popularity. W hit-Monday, 1742, was
.-ii i. nnnnm -:n ...!n.,,t o,. l'roluiblythegreutest ud most event-
work and snloroom
u .. I. '
Sept. ti, 1807-tf
nllS.l. K. WltlilllT AKI) A. II. 114.0.
klimw III priu'llce MiHlieineaiKl Murui'ry
In pi riucisliiii un untl nflur April -Till, lv.
'I lie.v n-pclfnllv tender tlo'lrscrvliM In
the ritlrfii et I 'lm Icvilli. an. I Its trinity ,
llll IIIV Hl l HI llll.l I'l. I'.. II. IIUKKlllS.
I Ur. Wrlulil l.s'.ii t bis 11 i.Ml on
On the "First Sunday after Trinity
1036, In tho Churuh of Mary de Crypt,
Uloucentor, a youn'R clergymnii
preached with such fervency and di
rectnewi of aniieal to the connclctice.
that com plaint was made to the Bish
op "that he dad driven fifteen persons)
mad iy ins nntt sermon." this youtn
whowns diwtined to commit many
other similar "Im-jruhirities," had
four years previously been "com
mon", e., potboy "to his mother's
cuHtomers" at the Bell Inn, in that
same city. All tills being known to
the good Bishop, he made reply to the
complainant, that 'ho hoped tho
madness might not be forgotten before
the next Hunduy." Ho George White-
neid lor a tune escaped lpiscopal
In 1737. after a sojourn nt Oxfor.d,
during which he graduated lie visited
London to assist a friend who had
been appointed curate at the Tower
and there his wonderful career as a
preacher fairly commenced. After
lie had been a month in town he re
ceived letters from the Wesleys, giv
ing glowing accounts of their work
In Georgia, America; "and from this
time," he says, "he longed to go
abroad and hcip them in that pro
vince." Tho letter of John Wesley
which flually determined him to do
so, is eminently characteristic of that
wondertul man. ininng tne tnree
months he remained in London, he
generally preached nine timcsa week.
So great was the crowd on these oc
casions, that constables had to be (sta
tioned at the church doors to keep or
der or prevent accidents and thou
sands often went away from the
largest churches for want of room.
Uke results nttemlMl his nreaehlnar
at Bristol and Gloucester. Large col
lections for the Georgia mission were
obtained. His friends often entreated
him to spare himself but his in
variable reply was. "I had rather
wear out then rust out. No nestling,
no nestling on this side of eternity." I
un tne urn or May. 1738. after a
pieosant out lonur voyaire. he reached
Savanah. He found that John Wes
ley had left for London, and he him
self a fter a short stay of four months
in tne colony returned. He had
however formed a uroiect which
was destined to influence tho whole
of his after life the establishment of
a home for orphans in Georgia. On
his arrival in London he found all the
churches closed against him; what
were called the "irreirtilarities." of
tho Wesleys had brought him also
into suspicion." A clergymen who
allowed him to preach was shortly
afterwards deprived of his lectureship.
At Bristol the Chancellor threaten
ed him with excommunication If he1
dared to preach or expound in the
diocese. Then he turned to the col
liers at Kingswood who needed con
versation his friends said; as much as
any Indians in Georgia. His first
sermon was "preached on a mount to
upward or two hundred." On the
next occasion Howard of ten thou
sand were assembled. "All was
hush." he snvsr "I siwilto fr.rnn timir
and so loud that all, I was told couhi
nviii, t jn-revcr ne went vast
throngs assembled to hear him. The
Gentleman's Magazine for 1739 tells
us, that, "on Suturduy 18th of March
instant, no preached at Ilanliain
Mount to tUMX) Dersons. In the even
ing he removed to the Common; it
was crowded with so great a multi
tude of couches foot and horsemen,
that they covered three acres, and
were computed nt twenty thousand.
The 25th of April he nrrived In Lon
don by way of Oxford, where he was
prohibited preaching bv the Vice
chancellor. On the 27tli hepieached
on a tomb in Islington Churchyard,
being denied tho pulpit. Sunday he
preached in MoorAelds; In the after
noon on Kennlngton Common." At
the latter services between thirty and
forty thousand persons were present.
Whitcfield preuched for an hour and
In August of thcsaineyearhcsRiled
for America. Tho opposition ho had
met with in England on the part of
the clergy, hud not yet spread to the
New World, and Whiteneld was
welcomed by them as before. When
ever lie was announced to preach im
mense congregations assembled. Ar
rived nt Savunah, he proceeded to
carry out his cherished project of
founding an orphan asylum. This
soon involved hint in difhnlti.s.
from which notwithstanding his her
culean labors he never esenped. He
took upon himself a burden for Iia-
yond his strength to lienr. In 1711,
we nnd nun again In Ixmdon, com
plaining that lie had a family of up
ward of u hundred to maintain; thut
he owed a thousand ounds, and that
he had not twenty ihjuihIs in the
At this time also, the views ho nH-
ontud upon the subject of election,
alienated from him most of his former
friends. The people no longer flocked
to hear him as foi-mcrlv. insteml if
I lie thousands who used to assemble
whenever ho wasannounccd to preach
Olllv two or three li I i. It-.v. 1 ...., 1.1
Istle doctrine as they felt constrained
to denounce them. In Keotliiml lih
j found for several months a congenial
i sphere of lalsir, yet even there lie was
asked," he says, "to ,.,,,.,, only for
mvni, urn u i nun inn tier light. 1
lnouircd, why only for them ? 'Be
cause,' said Kalpli l.rsklne, "Ihey
were tlio Lord itixmle.' 1 then asked.
w ere there no other Lord's people but
themselves? and sunnoflinr all others
.nil duyolhiKlife. M.sirllelds was then
an open space on which every Whit
Kuntldc.a lair was held and wherevast
inolMof the vilest cliurueter nssein
bled. To these he ililermined to
preach. Notwithstanding the most
violent opposition he held three
successful service in the course
of the day. On the two follow
ing days hebl slniiliitr nrviees.
H..it.-n c"i's, sf.,n.w ,m l,.,i
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1863,
at him with a long whip, anther as
saulted him with a drawn sword;
drums were employed to drown his
In 1744, after a narrow esoane from
j assassination by a drunken naval offi
cer hfi OaIImI . flilrl tlm. A.i. A mn..l-
' HII WllMtt k. Una A ...!... I .r n. .t ......1
uiimmuit 17. At this time. Btramre
to soar he actively abetted the intro
jduetfcn or slavery Into Georgia.
Wit lout the use of slaves he imag
1 inedl that the inhabitants could not
Bubsfet "As for tho luwl"u:ins of
keeping slaves," ho says, "I have no
doubt since I hear of some that were
I bought with Abraham's money, and
' some that were born in his house: and
1 1 cannot help thinking that some of
iinose servants mentioned by the
apostles in their epistles were, or had
Ibeenk slaves. It Is plain that the
Giboonltes were doomed to perpetual
slavery; and though liberty Is a sweet
I thing to such as are bom free, vet to
thoso who never knew the sweetoof
it, slavery inay, perhaps, not bo so
Shortly after his return to England
ho became acnuainted with the Coun
tess of Huntingdon, who made him
one of her chaplains, and In whose
drawing room lie hnd frequent oppor
tunities of preaching to tho nobility
of Kngland. This meeting with
Lady Huntingdon completed the cir
cle of the influences' that determined
the whole of his after career. No new
element was afterward Introduced
into It. The remaining twenty-two
years of his lifo were spent In excdi
tions to America In ellorta to sustain
his orphan-house, In annual "cir
cuits" lor out-door preaching, which
embraced the whole of Great Britain.
and extended from tho departure of
the frost in early spring to Its return
in tho late autumn, and in winter
ministrations In the Tabernacle at
Mooreflclds, In a chapel which was
also erected for him In Tottenham
Court-road. Seven times In all lie
visited America, making thirteen
voyages across the Atlantic. The
length of his journeys, the continu-
ousness of his labors the number of his
sermons the vastnessof the multitudes
assembled to hearthem were alike who
wonderful. In spite of failing strength
and sore pain he labored to the end.
"On Saturday September 20, 1770"
his servant, ltichard Smith, tells us,
'Whitefleld rode from Portsmouth
(New England) to Exeter, fifteen
miles In the morning and preached to
a very great multitude In the fields.
It is remarkable that Isjfore he went
out to preach that day which proved
to be his last sermon, Mr, Clarkson,
Sen., observing hini more uneasy
than usual said to him, 'Sir, you are
more fit to go to bed thun to preach.'
To which Mr. Whitcfield answered,
"True, sir,' but turning aside he
clasped his hnnda together and look
ing up, spoke: 'Ixird Jesus, I am
weary iu Thy work, but not of Thy
work. If I have not yet finished my
course let me go and speak for Thee
once more mine neids, seal the truth,
and come home and die.' The text
he preached from was 2 Cor. xiii, 6."
The next day the Master called
his -wtwried servant -home. Thus
ended a lne of labor never surpassed
since the days of the Apostles. His
remains were interred nt Newbury
port, near Boston, a snot where lie had
often expressed a wish to be buried if
his death should take place near
enough to make it practicable.
In Cowtier's well-known poem,
"Hope," there occurs a singular testi
mony to the real worth of Whitefteld's
character. So bitter was the preju
dice against evangelical religion, even
in Cowjier's time, that iu vindicating
tills eloquent preucher. he thought it
better not to call him by name:
Islur a nanio n poot must not speak)
Htcwxt pilloried on Infamy's hlitli staire.
Anil bore the pelllim acorn of half 101 ago,
Tbo very butt of Hlinnler and tlia bolt
For every durt that Mulico ever "lint.
The mini tliut iiientloned him, at once dls-
All nieicy from b la Hps, nnd sneered and
Ills eri iii ii were such as Soilom n vor k new,
And l'l'ijury hIoihI up to swear all true;
llisulin Hun niisclilef and limseal praiensr;
His siM-ivli relcllloiini;iiiNt common sense;
A knave wlien tried on honesty's pluin rulu;
And wlien by that of reason, a mera fool.
The world's best coiurorl was Ilia doom wua
Die when ho might be must be damned at
Now, Truth, perform thluo ofllce; waft
The curtain drawn by Prejudice and Pride,
lie veal (Hie mull isdeud) to wolnloi'lug
The mure than monsterln hlsproper kiiIso.
lie loved lim world that iiauxl htm: the
That druiiM.d upon Ills Bible was sincere,
Awiillt.il b.vKcandulniid theloiiKUii orslrll'o,
His only answer wa liinnielnns life;
Aud he tlutl forged, aud lie tlml drew the
Had each I. roth or 's Interest In his heart,
l'aul a Invo of Christ, aud aleadiuess un-
Were copied closed In him, and well trans
cribed. He billowed Hani; bis seal a kindred flume,
Ills iiiiiislullu charity the hiiiuu.
Like bliii, crosaed checvfull y tempestuous
Forsaking country, klndml frlmuls and
Like lil in he Juhorcd: and like him, con
tent To bear It, suflercd shume, where'er he
Blush t'nluinny! and write It on the
If honest eulogy can spare tho room.
Thy deep re iH'iitiiiice of a thousand lies,
Which, aimed at lain, have pierced the
Andsuy, liloi out my aln, confessed, de-
Against Thine Image In Thy servant, Lord."
- t . -
Oen. R. B. Bvckseh. The many
friends In Kentucky of this peerless
gentleman and accomplished soldier
will le gratified to hear ho has deter
mined to resume his residence in
Louisville; and it adonis us no little
pleasure to announce to tho readers of
the i oiirier that thev are hereafter to
have the hcucfit of his brilliant and
scholarly pen. Ever since the close
of the war (Jen. Btickncr haa resided
and transacted business In New Or-
! leans, although hn all the while re
tained his citizenship n Louisville.
Ho soon as he can close his business
South, which will bo within a few
weeks, ho will return here with his
family and a once assume his duties
in the editorial rooms of the Courier,
to wlile'.i paper he will thereafter give
his entire time and attention. Lou,
Tut. ?... n.itiiAtid f;..s.fii. ai'u
..... ...-. Wl . ...... I.... ,, "
.1... I. I .11 I.. .....1.11.. I...
Iliuiviiie ixniiiiu llliro in ittiiiiiy tie
! coining an Important urtlcieof trade
nt that jsirt. and that one merchant
there lias received orders f'r it from
,New York, and oiler double t lie
, market rntn of Cotton for all he can
tibtain. H adds that a demand for
tne nnre is also springing up in tne
West, and that ilia universally ap
proved by manufacturer.
In time of danger and trouble
tlHOORpJ OX ItrTI.ER.
Jir. Speaker Colfax will leave on
therecords of Congress some of the
most shameful partisan ruling that
ever disgraced a deliberative body.
Parliamentary laws are stretched and
wnrped to allow the utmost latitude
of personal abuse to his fellow parti
saris; add titc utmost rigor la exerted
to gag the unprotected Democrats the
moment they begin a retort; In the
Hou,so on tLje 1st lnst.( under pretence
of making an explanation1 about the
Alta Vela business, Ben. Butler
launched into a gross personal attack
upon Mr. Brooks and his paper, the
New York Express. Ho even made
the basest allusions to a lawsuit in
which Brooks was engaged years ago.
Colfax saw nothing unparliamentary
in this. We subjoin what followed:
Mr. Brooks began by asserting that
Alta Vela was nota newly discovered
Island, but belonged to San Domingo.
He disclaimed also all Intention of
making any personal attacks on ei
ther Gen. Butler or Oen. Logan.
The following war of words ensued,
which we quote from the Globe:
Mr. Butler Will the gontleman al
low me to ask him a single question ?
Mr. Brooks Yes, sir.
Mr. Butler While I was In the
military service of tho country, did
not the gentleman arise here and ac
cuse me of being a " gold robber?"
Mr. Brooks I did : and It is because
I did arise and on this floor accuse the
gentleman of being a "gold rohlier"
(and the fact was substantially estab
lished In the courts of New York)
that he pursues me with the fire and
fury exhi bi ted upon all occasions when
he and I come In conflict.
Sir, the honorable gentleman from
Massachusetts will never, never for-
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or was the means of extorting from
him, through the Treasury Depart
ment hero and through the courts in
New York. WilMWu In gold which he
had extorted from a New Yorker In
New Orleans when he had command
there a sum of money which he was
obliged, by the courts of Now York.
to pay back, not exactly in the gold
which he annronriatml In New Or
leans when it wits at $2 80, but In pa
per as legal tender, it is uecau.se 01
this act of mine upon tho floor of this
House, when he was a commanding
General, and I, as a public man, ex
posed his acts here, that I am assailed,
as I have been by. him to-day, anil
upon other occasions elsewhere.
Bir, as a mem tier or uongress upon
the floor of this House when the sub
ject matter of the war was under dis
cussion. I hail a parliamentary right
to allude to the whole course or tne
honorable gentleman from Massachu
setts, and to dwell upon all his ac
tions in New Orleans and elsewhere.
He first, in order to deter me, sent' an
aid-de-camu of his. with enaulets. to
my private chamber with a .letter
threatening tne with something. or
other if I did not retract what I had
then uttered ; and liecause I chose to
call the attention or the House to the
subject of that letter, here, elsewhere,
every where ho has pursued me with
volumes or abuse, witn vituperation,
with words and language of a char
acter which I cannot properly hero
describe, but which would botterbetit
isewgate or JiiHingsgate than the
House of Representatives of the
United State, und would lietter befit
a representative from Billingsgate
than a representative from old Massa
chusetts. The Speaker The chair will state
that that remark Is unparliamentary
and out of order
Mr. Brooks Billingsgate out of or
der I Why its a gate in tho city of
as applied by tho gentleman from
Mr. Brooks Sir, the gentleman
from Massachusetts, in order to pun
ish me for this discussion two Con
Kresses since, has entered upon the
subject of a lawsuit which 1 had In
the courts or in ew YorK, anrt wnicn
was amicably settled between the
parties to the iierfcct satisfaction of all
sides. Whatsoever lie has stated here
as fact has not even the merit of im
agination, and docs not approach the
domain of fact.
1 might, If I chose, enter into his
history. Of what use would it be to
me. wlien you often hear these things
uttered to proclaim the glories of Big
Bethel in his car? Laughter. The
gentleman is distinguished in war as
in the arts or peace, ur what use
would It be for me to speak of the
" beauty and booty " of New Orleans,
particularly of tho booty of New Or
leans, which was of far more impor
tance, in ids estimation, than the
beauty of New Orleans? I might
dwell on the "concussion" at rort
The Speaker Tho Chair will re
mind the gentleman from New York
that tho question before the House is
the rcsoluti Introduced by himself
In regard to Alta Vela, and the Chair
does not see exactly wliat this has to
do with that.
Mr. Brooks Well. If the Chair had
not been able to see it In the course of
the discussion when the honorable
gentleman from Massachusetts Mr.
Butler alluded to a certain lawsuit
of mine, I would bo quite able to ap
preciate the Inability of tho Chair to
see It now'.
The Speaker As the gentleman
from New York TMr. Brooksl casts an
! imputation upon the Chair, and Inti
mate that he h:t not been fair In the
decision which he lias made, the Chair
will state to the gentleman from New
York that tho remarks of the gentle
man from Massachusetts were in re
liant to legal opinions which the gen
tleman from New York knows very
And tr tbn frnnlliiinnn from N PW
York Mill now traeo any connection
uciwecu inu reilinri. n nm limiting
alsmt " beauty and Unity," and the
Alta Vttla case, and the conduct of
'the managers, the Chair will willing
ly modify ur change his ruling.
Mr. Brook 1 ho w hole mutter Is a
very dirty affair, relating to guano, as
the gentleman from Massachusetts re-
marked while upon the ll.sir. But qucatiled liiirt a Valuable piece of
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have no doubt the ( hair is dlselmrg-
lug, to thels'stof his ability, the duty
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tier Hilt met 41 1 u 111 III littn imii-w a iihit
very llitlc remedy for any personal
attack made upon me here or else
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WHOLE NO. 451,
debate or to the laws of courtesy. But
I might do as be has done, perhaps.
I miirlit say that I. not as a lower.
but as a JournaHst, having reference
io journalistic matters connected with
Alta Vela.as a subject of public dis
cussion, have been called uisin to give
an opinion In reference to some mat
ters in connection with it.
And If 1 undertake to enter Into
that discussion, I Iioihi the Chair will
observe carefully what I am saying
ana Keen me wit nin the hounds or or
der. I will say that there was a cer
tain case in the State, of Massachu
setts, where an honorable gentleman
had come homo from the glories of
war. illustrious and renowned, with
tne Keys or liicnmomi in his pocket,
elovatcd. ennobled, and iiirirra.nili7.cil
by tho various victories which he had
won over the enemies of his country ;
yet he was attacked there by a com
mon Lnc-K tayer for an onslaught upon
mm ana souniuy uirasncd tlierelor.
As he is capable of submitting pa
tiently to a thrashing like that. I
have no occasion here or elsewhcroto"
vindicate myself from the personal
attacks which the honorable gentle
than from Massachusetts makes upon
me here. . ,
Sir, no man can deprecate more
man i tnese discourtesies of debate ;
and those who have observed my
course in this House for years past,
will bear me witness that 1 never In
dulge in them unless I aid provoked.
But I allow no gentleman no honor
able or dishonorable gentleman in
any species of debate, unprovoked by
any personal allusion from me, to at
tack me without using all the talents
which God has given me In vindica
tion of myself and In the way of
I hope that now the honorable gen
tleman from Massachusetts is satis
fied with the vengeance he has had
for the exposure which I made of a
gold transaction In the city of New
Orleans. Wealthy as he is, abounding
In all the resources of fortune, enjoy
ing all the blessings of this life, and
with, I trust, an anticipation of en
joying those of the life to come, he
win, l nope, forgive mo for having
been the instrument of taking from
his pocket, or from some one's pocket
where he had deposited it, this large
sum of money, and will no longer
pursue this course of personal retort
and vengeance upon me, whenever
an opportunity arises.
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois I move
that the whole subject be laid on the
. Mr. Eldrldge On that motion I
call for the yeas and nays.
Air. Kobinson Would it not be In
order to refer the subject to a com
Tho Speaker That motion would
not be In order, pending the motion
to lay on the table, which has priority
even of. the previous question.
The yeas and nays were ordered.
The question was taken ; and there
wereeyeaa 7, noes ao, not voting 07.
Beeelpis) tor Coloring.
The following vuluuble receipts for Color.
Ing, we oopy from Oodey's Lady's Book for
toy, and hap oonaa or oar lady readers
will Sjtose them a thoraagh trial i
Tb Dye Coltuti IWfoic, For six pounds of
cotton : Klrst wet t he (goods In clear water j
to the same quantity of Water add nine
ounces of sussr of lead, and to another
iianllty add Mix ounc v. of bichromuto of
potash; keep these aol'itionsac pnrate. Dip
the Koods in tho Mitf't. of lead water, then
the isjtush, and hi the suKiirof lend water
again. Wring out and dry; riuso In clour,
7b Dye Otton Onmgf. Prepare tt llme
waler om for white-wash; the strongicr tho
deeper the color. Pour on" I lie water and
boil; while boiling, dip In your cloth tlml
you have already colored yellow. All tho
solutions should be cold except the lime
water. 7b f'te ftton Orrrn. After coloring your
cloth yellow, dip It In a slronKdyu mttdo of
iiiuhIo bluiiiu, then a stroiis alum-water,
bavins tho ulmn-water hot when you dip
the cloth In. Color in tin.
Tv lye Cotton lllur IMssolvosoven ounces
of coperns in sullli'lent warm wilier to cover
three pounds of cloth : let It remain a while
ailing It; take It out, linue hi two clear
waters, lllssolve oiieounenof priKslulo of
put null hi the suuiu quantity of water, and
add one tnblesiiooniul of the oil of vltrol :
silr It well: put In the cloth, lei II remain
a while, airing II, then rinse, to twocleun
waters, l'ut the potash and'Vltiol in un
Iron kottla, tho other iu tin.
Tb Due OiiOm Jirtf. Onrt pound ctf ram-
wood, boiled in an Iron kettle, will color
three pound of cotton eloili to h llixht red
that will not linle; by leitlug It reuiuin Iu
I he dye a day or two It will color darker.
airing and hctuiiiu oeev.slouully.
7V .! H'ool Vurhineul &carlrt.- Ileal suf
ficient water to nover one pound of wooll
en goods or yarn Inaeleun brass kettle, put
In hull un ounce ol cream ol larlar, one
oiineo of milvc rifted oiM'lilncnl, scald and
strain, sul it buck, put two ounces Of mtiii
nteof Un, stir wi ll, wet your cloth In cleun
water, wiino- dry, put In the ilye uud lei It
remain one hour, air It. Thlmlvcsu hrluht
acnrlcl. It you wlvh 11 darker, dip hi atrona
Tv yi.ve f Won A''iiieen, Iloll It In a null
fill of lye, with u piece of eonnenm half
I U plf(
big as a huu's fug. This will color u line
nankeen color which will never wash out
very useful for the lining of bed quilts,
com fori, et.
7b " Htfk. Itusly nulls, or any rusty
Iron, boiled In vlui'mir with a small bit of
copperas, utnkes u koiki black.
No one need be afraid to try these re
colpU, for they are fast colors.
Homebody Ha ta Leave.
A good joke, connected with a visit
from Major Pierce, soon after the elec
tion, has just been communicated to
The Major, solicitous about a seat In
Congress) asked one of our prominent
colored politician what he. thought
of having the election over again ?
The freed man replied that he thought
the result would be wotn tlinti lie
foro, " Why ?" Inquired" the Major,
as his eyes made an ell'oi t to get a
glimpse of each other across the
bridge of his nose. "Because," said
the frccdtnnn, "do darkies Isgcttiu'
dissatisfied. De fact Is, Major, we're
iN'ginnin' to tiuk (lore Is bsj tnaiiy
kinds of jieoiilo hero. Dero is tie
whites, all' do blacks, an' do Yunkees.
Dat's too many to get along well, an'
somebody's got to leave. Do whites
lias til way Is-en here an' dey owns do
laud; an' de blacks Is here an' cun't
'igit away; an' do fact li Major, some
body's got to git away 'fore I can sec
' anv use in bavin' do 'lection over."
Whether this dialogue had
ming to do With the CXlHlllS
carpet-liaggers that soon followed. de
poucnt suith liot. Lii'tnyrtnii (Alrtt)
William McMillan, tt printer. Is
wanted Iu St. Louis. Ills grandfather,
Ilavhl Hhcimerd. luteltf died and I
; property in that citv. nils win las
K,irou news, the legacy portion, to
William. Lxchunges will please
Be: il.se fid for the love of use, and not
for the credit of being useful.
I iniin.vf vriin .i If liv tbc t,
bo tornnt. In
'i ; iTzyrrrzzsst .
MS: 8TANBERTb CONCLUSION.
Am Eloquent anrt re'werml Appesifi'
Ueiiators-was there ever A more
abortlvo attempt to make a case for
the Impeachment of tho President'
under the Constitution V 7'hls liantf
llngor Impeachment, from tho first,
showed feW slgus of vitality.1 Thorn
was never any real life in- it.1 It
has been nursed by the manager
with tho greatest care, especially by
that hoiroraWe) mnnagcr whose busi
ness it was first to bring it to tho
notice of the SenatOi H" dandled tho
bantling In his arms with consumato
skill. Ho pinched its tioor and wan
cheeks for some show of life, but even
then It was too evident that It wns
fn arthulo inortii. The' rrurse) wan
skillful, but the subject, with all his
care, was beyond his art. liong slnco
this show of vitality vanished, and
now it lies, bereft of life, a shapeless
mass which gives no sign, scarcely a
glim contortion, the counterfeit re
semblance of life, under the galvaulo
touch of high part excltchietiti
Senators f It was itot at all hoces-t
sary for tho defense of tho President
that, in tho exercise of that discretion
which tho lftw allows to him, ho'
should be put to prove that his Inten
tions were all right. He has gone
far beyond the necessities of his case.
Never were good intentions and hon
est motives more thoroughly proved
than they have been In this ease, I
repeat It, that if everything else were
made out agnltfst him, this great cx
culiiatory fact must absolve hint from
all criminal liability, And now,
Senators, I have done with the law
and tho facts of the case. There ro--rrtairts
for me, however, a duty tot bo
performed one of solemn import aud
obligation a duty to my client, to
my former chief, to my friend. There
may be those among you Senators,
who cannot find a case of guilt against
the President. There may lie those
among you, who, not satisfied that a
case for impeachment ha yet arisen,
are fearful of the consequences of ao
quital. You may entertain vaguo
apprehensions that Hushed with the
success of acquital tho President will
firoceed to acts of violence and revo
utlon. Senators, you do not know1
or understand the man. I cannot say
thut you willfully misunderstand hitu
for I, too, though never an cxtrcmo
party man, have felt more than onco,
In the heat of party conflicts, tho
same bitter and uncompromising spir?
it that may now unimalc,you. The
time has been when when I looked
upon General Jackson as tho most
dangerous of tyrants. Time has been,
when, day after day, I expected to
see him Inaugurate a revolution ; and
yet, after his administration was
crowned with success and sustained
by the people, I lived to seo him
gracefully surrender his great powers
to the hands that conferred them ; nnd
under the softening influences of ti me
I came to regard him, not as a tyrant,
but as oho of the most honest aiid pa
triotic of men. Now, listen for
moment to one who, perhaps, under
stand Andrew Johnson better than
most of you, for his opportunities
have been greateri When nearly
two j'ears ngo ho called me from the
pursuits of professional llfo to take a
scat in his Cabinet, 1 answered tho
cull under the sense of public duty.
I came here almost a stranger to him
and every memberof his Cabinet, ex
cept Mr. Stanton. We hnd been
friends for many years. Senators,
need I tell you that all my tendencies
are conservative? Y'ou, Mr. Chief
Justice, who havo known mo for a
third of a century can bear mo wlU
ness. Law, not arms Is ny profes
sion. From the moment, 1 was hon
ored witli a scat irt tho Cabinet of Mr.
Johnson, not a step was taken that
did not come under my observation,
nota word was said that escaped my
attention. I regarded him closely in
Cubinent, and in still more privuto
and confidential conversation. I saw
him often temptud with had advleiv
I know that evil counselors were
more than once around him. I ob
served him with intense anxiety.
jjui never in word, in deed, in
iimilght) in aclioh) did I discover in
that man anything: but lovalt v to the
Constitution and the laws. He stood
firm as a rock against all teinntatlou
to abuse his own powers, or to exer
cise those which were Hot conferred
upon hint. Steadfast and self-reliant
in the midst of all dilllcultv. when
dangers threatened, when tempta
tion were strong, lie looked only to
the Constitution of his country and to
the people, Yes. Senators. I have
seen that man tried as few huve been
tried. I have Keen hi confldcneo
abused. 1 have seen him endure day
after day provoritlons Mich as few
men Have been culled upjn to meeti
No man could havo mot them with
more sublime patience. Sooner or
later, however, I knew the explosioil
must come, nnd when ItdidcomiMuy
only wonder was that It hud been so
long delayed. Yes, Senators, with
ull hi faults (lie Presiilent ha been
more sinned against thnn sinning.
The Constitution of the country is
safe In his hands from violence us it
was irt tho bands of Washington.'
But if, Senators, vou condemn him,
If you strip him of the rolionf office,
if you ilegnulo him in the Utmost
stretch of your puwer, mark tho
prophesy The strong arm of tho
people win is? about him. J hey will
find a way to raise hint from nnr
depth to which you may conlg'lt
him, and wo shall live to sec him re
deemed and to hear the majcstlit
voice of the people: "Wall done,
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... it, i.(, i .tiitt. jt'tt niittii iia,,- ,Mir
reward." But If, Senators, a 1 Van
not liellevo, but as has leil boldly
said with almost official guticttnti.
yr votes have been caiivrtsi-ed and
the doom of the I'l e.slilont Is scaled,
tneit ici mat judgement not he pro
nounced In this Senate cluinilier: not
here, w here our CuiMlllua, in the hour
of our greatest Jioi ll, single-handed,
met and baffled the cut mlns of tho
Republic; not hero, w here ho stood
faithful among the faithless, not hero,
where he fought the gisid light for tho
Union Mini the Constitution; not In
this cIiiiiiiIkt, whose walls echo with
that clarion voice that iu the days of
our greatest danger, carried hope' and
comfoi't to many a desponding heart,
strong a an army with banner. No,
not hero. Seek out, rather, the dark
est and gloomiest chumherlil t lie sub
terranean recesses of this rapltol,
where tin cheerful light of day never
enters. There erect tho alter and Im
molate the victim.
riiiwiiXAli, It I with no ordinary
degree of regret we announce that our
estechlod fellow townsman, Mr.
lSuiley Brown. Esq., left tt few even
ing ugo fort lie western wild. By
his departure, Paris looses oho of Iu
best citizens, and the Imr a promising
young luwyer. A snfo trip und much
prosH-rity ltri Intrlligtmnrr,
It seems that after all the Indigna
tion against the Kuklux, tho faintly
of Aslilmrn are satisfied be wit killed
by "ftssashlns in the interest of a well
known lladicul In Columbus," whoso
aspiration bad been thwarted by tho
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