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E. W. THOMAS, Editor. '
J. BALDWIN, Associate Editor.
TEBXS ( $2.M IS ADVAXCE.
CLARKSVILLE, : J AS. 4, 1878.
A FEW WORDS TO FARMERS.
, Ask many a farmer how long he can
ct efficient service out of a mule with
out feeding him, and he will probably
Tiew the question as an offensive re-!
ficctiofPupon his good sense; ask him
how long he expects his over-worked
lands to yield good crops without
cither food or rest, and you open up an
entirely new subject for reflection.
f And yet both questions are to the
; point, and a little reflection must satis
fy any sensible man that food is as
essential to growing crops as to labor
ing animals. We all know, without
reasoning upon the subject, that an
abundant snpply of the products of
the soil willl give health and strength
to the animal, but many seem not to
know that he thrives and fattens on
the life-blood of the soil that ele
ments which enter into the develop
ment of the plant are assimilated to
to the bone and muscle of the ani
mal. And hence it is that the waste
matter of stables and barn-yards con
tribute so materially to fertilizing the
soil to which they are returned it is a
simple restoration to the field of the
elements first consumed by the crop,
then absorbed by the animals that feed
upon it, and by them thrown off in
the form of waste matter.
. The farmer may reply to this, that
the manure he can save will go but a
little way towards fertilizing the large
area which he cultivates. This may
be true, but in answer to his objection,
we beg leave to suggest that the plant
food is not exhausted from the poorest
of his fields; that beneath the shallow
surface which ho has been stirring,
year after year, there lies a large sup
ply awaiting only a subsoil plow to
reach and bring into active play. The
fibrous roots which creep along a bar
ren surface, in search of food, are not
strong enough to jicnetrate the hard
pan, created by years of superficial
plowing, and if they were, the food
thus buried beyond the reach of sun
and air and rain is wholly unfitted for
absorption until subjected to those
iigencics by which food can be prepared
to be taken up by the almost invisible
roots which couvey nutriment to the
growing plant, By deep plowing not
only is plant food brought within reach
of the surface roots, but through the
agency of light and air it is disintegrat
ed, end the carbonic acid which de
scends with every shower, dissolves it,
when it is ready to be absorbed by the
diminutive feeders thrown out from
the growing stem.
But, the fact that deep plowing
brings up a supply of plant food, hith
erto out of reach, is not the only ar
gument in favor of subsoil prepara
tion. Moisture is as indispensable to
vegetable growth as lightand heat, and
to provide that moisture, in case of
drought, nothing is so efficient as a
deep preparation. It enables the rain
to sink deep below the surface and the
looseness of the soil acts as a preven
tive f the rapid evaporation inci
dent to compact ground. Besides,
every rain brings down with it more or
less ammonia, an indispensable cle
ment of plant food, in addition to the
carbonic acid which dissolves the sili
cates and phosphate, and, by liquify
ing, fits them to be taken up by the
delicate roots always in reach of them.
The farmer who adopts the system
of deep cultivation will find himself
materially aided, in his efforts to im
prove his soil, by the hand of nature,
because thus prepared, light, heat, air
and water can freely enter, each con
. tributing its fertilizing influence, but
without such preparation, these con
tributions arc rejected by an imper
vious surface, the crops fail, the soil
bd'omes poorer and the unenlightened
firmer attributes his want of hucccss
to the natural sterility of his fields
and the unpropitions character of the
seasons. Feed your lands, or they will
not iced you is the plain English of
all we would say on the subject, and
whilst we have indicated deep plowing
as a very effective .ncaus of rccuierat
ing exhausted lands, we would, by no
means, intimate that other means
should be neglected such as manur
ing freely, rotation of crops, raising
grass, turning under rye, peas uud
other greeu crops, seeded for that pur
pose and, last, though not least, a fixed
determination to cultivate no larger
surface than can be well prepared,
well manured and tilled in the most ap
proved style. The time has come wheu
farmers must calculate profits rather
than gross proceeds. The contest is
between the price of labor and the
nett proceeds of the farm, and it is
time that the farmers were ascertain
ing whether a fair proGt on ten acres
is not better than no profit on one hun
dred acres Labor on poor laud costs
as much as labor on rich land, the crea
in cultivation being the same. Then
-v if fifty acres of well fed bind will yield
is much as one hundred, poorly fed,
tH'.ere is a saving of one half the labor
required for the cultivation of the lat
ter, and a doubling of the yield of the
former, then the double yield and the
half cost of labor furnish tfic data
. upon which the farmer can calculate
his profits. When he learns that en
riching his land will save labor, in
crease the yield and bis profits, he will
have le imed the first lesson iu pro
gressive prosperity, and each succeed
ing year will illustrate the wisdom of
feeding his bind as well as his mules,
if he would make both efficient as
well as profitable. Poor land and
hired labor never did, aud never
will pav. and the sooner farmers re
cognize this f ict, the better f-r them
wives and for the general prosjienty f
ail .lojtcuddit upon agriculture the
life-blood of art, science, commerce
TUK company, with a capital of 20,
()i,tK)(t. that is to buy up the Telegraph
lines, with power to extend them iu
deSnittfly, with stations at every post
- office, is, ofcourse, a government ring.
It is a ruse, by which the government
is to secure all the power and patron
age to be derived, from such a scheme
without seeming to be a party to the
villainy. The reasoning is that the
Jew patriots iu the North, will not be
-alarmed for the fate of the govern
ment, by a seemingly private enter
prise and tbat a despotism can be
erected before the people are aware of
it. Such precaution u unnecessary;
lhe government is already absolute,
and all that is needed is the Autocrat's
uoclaiuation to that effect.
THE SE1T TORE TBIBCTfE. -
However the question of who is to
be editor of the New Tort Tribune
may be 6Cttled, one thing is certain, it
will never, under the editorial control
of any man, have that unbounded in
fluence which hitherto it has wielded
over the public mind iu America, when
it was the embodiment cf Greeley's
genius. The elder Bennett passed
away, but not until his son had caught
his spirit and learned his plans and
purposes- The mantle of the founder
of the Herald was not merely taken up
by the son, after the father's death, but
even while living, the father had hon
ored his successor with a seat by his
side on the editorial throne which he
had established. Greeley left a king
dom in the Tribune which he had
founded, but he left no heir apparent
And whoever may undertake the work
of editing the Tribune will find it a
work of great difficulty. Mr. Gree
ley's name had a magical power over
the millions who n ad his paper. The
story of his triumph over poverty and
discouragements, the fact that he was
a self-made man, caused the people
to regard him as one speaking with
The Independents and their tools
who elected, from Tennessee, seven
Radical to three Democratic members
of Congress, are so satisfied with the
glorious and patriotic achievement,
that they seem disposed to enjoy their
victory, in self-satisfied retirement from
political turmoil. We don't hear of
one of them demanding of the Radi
cal administration the reward due
their services to the Radical cause.
They certainly deserve credit for their
modesty, if not for their political wis
dom. Mayuard ought to know what
their leaders want and not wait for
them to blush and then ask. It may
be, however, that Radicalism, as well
as Conservatism, distrusts the purity
of their motives, and is slow to reward
party treason, as a dangerous experi
ment nothing having transpired to
show whether the Independent lead
ers are Liberal Republicans, or mere
guerillas from every party. They are
certainly candidates for crumbs from
some party table, which ever supplies
them, can fix their ttafus, at least so
long as the crumbs last. We do not
suppose that the big Injun of the
tribe would be satisfied with a Post
mastcrhip, as he has had his measure
taken for a seat in the Senate to be
followed by a second Presidential
term a position he will find it difficult
to reach in the absence of a Booth.
Every woman who desires to retain
her beauty, must cultivate cheerful
ness under all circumstances. Habit
ual frettingand ill-nature stamp them
selves, in ugliness, upon every feature,
and give to faces that ought to be
pretty and fresh-looking the rigid out
lines of premature old age. Such a
face is a damper upon home pleasures
and often drives those who might
be happy within the home circle, to
seek amusements abroad, which lead
to habits of ruinous dissipation
Habitual cheerfulness smooths out
wrinkles, softens rough outlines and
retains affection, without which no
home can be happy, and with which
it may defy uuhappincss, except as the
concomitant of unavoidable misfor
The only thing of marked interest,
we hear from the Federal capitol, is
the steady tramps of military despo
tism over the ruins of a once free
government The people of the
North, from being the sturdy defend
ers of liberty, have degenerated into
mercenary slaves of power, -and its
mongrel hordes are bending their necks
to the yoke that is to make them
"drawers of water" for the few who,
by usurpation and swindling, have
concentrated wealth and power in their
Nf.d Buntline was arrested one
day last week, in St. Louis, at the in
stance of Prosecuting-,ttorney Nor
miie, for alleged complicity in a riot
which occurred in the southern part of
the city in 1S."2. After examination,
Buutlinc was released ou i'5K) bonds
on each of two indictments found
against him twenty years ago. The
proceedings are regarded as a farce.
II. & L. C. ENTERTAINMENTS.
The Hook and Ladder Company
have given three entertainments this
week. Tuesday night they played Ten
Nights in a Bar-room, with the farce
of lead Shot, as an afterpiece. Tick
et of Leave Man and Black Effigy
constituted the bill of fare for Wed
nesday night. Thursday night Ten
Nights in a Bar-room was related
with Handy Andy as an afterpiece.
Ou account of the unfavorable weath
er and wretched condition of our
streets at night, from lack of street
l.i nips and decent pavements which
makes it unpleasant and unsafe to go
out after dark, even in good weather,
the audience at each of the entertain
ments, was not large, averaging, for
the three evenings taken together,
about one hundred and seventy-five
HT.-ons. The young gentlemen of the
company acquitted themselves well.
Their efforts are received with enthu
siasm by those in attendance. The
aggregate receipts amouuted to $173.
gentleman named Barber, of
Muhlenburg county, h is been defraud
ed bv certain men who leased some
co:il land from him. and. al ter mining
the co d from t. left w ithout paving
him or their hired bauds.
Paducah has a Citizens' Association
(a i,rmint, thi: manufacturing, mer
cantile and industrial interests of
that city. Clarksville needs just such
The legislature of Kentucky will
meet in Frankfort next Mouday. .
The two States now suffering most
o-.vori.lv from si:eill nox. it is said, art'
Kentucky and Massachusetts. The
disease is rapidly disappearing from
the latter State.
A joint municipal ticket, half Re
publican and half Heinocratic, with K.
11. Taylor. Jr.. at the head, has been
nominated in Frankfort.
At Shephcrdville on Sunday, Pec.
21), about 4 o'clock in the afternoon, a
beautiful phenomenon appeared in the
west. About sixty degrees to the
riulit and of the sun's disc were two
beautiful rainbows. The sight was
witucssed by hundreds of persons.
Tiir. members of Clarksville Lodge.
No. 12."', L O. G. T. are re (nested to
meet at their Hall next Tuesday even
ing, at 7 o'clock J Ji., as business of
importance is to be transacted.
By order of the Lodge.
A. J. Howell. W. C. T.
W. II. Anderson, Sec'y.
This institution for the education of
young men was founded about the
year 1852 by the Masonic fraternity.
It was named in honor of Prof. "Wm.
M. Stewart, who devised liberal things
for it, and then served it as professor
and president for a number of years,
and always without remuneration.
Owing to some divisiong among the
original founders the institution was
not as successful as was anticipated, !
it was therefore sold to certain liberal
gentleman of the city who furnished
the money and took the titles in the
name of the Presbyterian church.
At the reorganization Dr. McMullen
of hallowed memory became the presi
dent and drew around him a compe
tent corps of teachers. This was about
1S5C. He secured a subscription to
the permanent endowment fund of
He and his corps were achieving an
initial success when the war came on
and blighted all their prospects. The
citizens remember the desolations of
the war, the utter dismantling of the
builings, destruction of enclosures, the
scattering of the libraries, the remov
al of apparatus and cabinets with
which the institution had been hand
somely provided by the liberality of
Prof. Stewart Nothing was left but
the bare walls and part of the floors.
Matters were in this condition for two
or three years after the war. Then
the buildings were partially repaired
and school was conducted in the build
ing by Br. Wardlaw, afterward by
Prof. D. JI. Quarles. About three
years ago the buildings were put in
thorough repair, at an expense of
some $ 6,000, for which we are indebt
ed to the generous aid of many friends
out of Clarksville as well as in it In
J uly, 1870, the Board of Trustees se
cured the services of Rev. J. B.
Shearer, D. D., as president and or
ganized the Faculty. About $40,000
of the original endowment remains,
yielding G per cent. This, and the
patronage of the institution and the
liberality of intelligent friends have
secured the present cheering success
of the institution. The building is
now furnished with scats, desks, black
boards philosophical and chemical ap
paratus and other appliances of suc
The literary societies, the Stewart
and the Washington Irving, are full of
generous rivalry and are beginning to
fit up their halls, and are rapidly ga th
ing libraries in the place of those lost
by the war. The people here will re
member the signal success of their
orators at their anniversary in June
last. Visitors from abroad stated free
ly that they never heard their efforts
surpassed on such occasions and sel
dom equalled. We anticipate for
them a high career of usefulness and
success. If any of our citizens in
looking over their libraries happen to
find a volume marked with the name
of cither society, they will know where
to send it. And many of our . people
may have volumes they can spare from
their own shelves for the libraries of
the societies. They are frequently
receiving just such favors.
There is a movement on foot for con
centrating the Presbyterian church in
the South-west on one school, and if
the efforts succeeds, it will be the
planting of a noblo institution. Many
of those who seem best informed on
the subject expect this concentration
will be effected on the nucleus of this
institution. If this can be accom
plished it will be of great value to
Clarksville in every point of view.
Other places will, no doubt, bid high
for the location of such a school ; but
there is no reason why Clarksville,
with the nucleus of her present school
and her known liberality, may not
outstrip them all. As for suitableness
of location in all respects, those who
know anything of our city, do not need
a siug'e word of endorsement from
The number of studeuts the first
year reached 100, and last year 124, of
whom about one half were from
abroad. And the reputation of the
institution is rapidly increasing. This
is just as it ought to be when we con
sider the material out of which the
faculty is composed, and the method of
instruction adopted by the institution.
The faculty consists of six men;
of whom five arc young and active
men of indomitable perseverance and
energy. The honored name of Prof.
Wm. M. Stewart is retained as pio
fessor emeritus, but the infirmities of
age rreclude his doing more than to
aid his colleagues with his counsel.
There is no man in our community who
is more highly esteemed for his vir
tues, and honored for his worth, than
this distinguished professor and nat
uralist. May he yet live long to bless
The other gentlemen of the facul
ty arc between the ages of and 40,
in the very vigor and prime of mature
manhood. They are vigorous, earnest
educators, who have made teaching
their profession, and whose ambition
is to place it in the very front rank of
the learned professions. cjnecd not
say that they are succeeding as they
justly deserve. Give us a born teach
er, proud of his calling, a teacher by
choice, devoted to his work, polite,
cultivated, refined and genial withal, a
man who feels that he is doing work
for time and eternity both, that he
molds and fashions the man, and
whose noblest ambition is to leave the
impress of a high intellectual and moral
culture, if not of true greatness, on
tho minds and hearts of the pupil.
Such are the men who compose the
faculty of Stewart College ; and it will
not be their fault if they do not suc
ceed in their highest aspirations.
And they are succeeding. For no man,
who sees the students passing along
our streets and marks their never fail
ing modesty and courtesy coupled with
a genuine manliness, can fail to un
derstand thr.t intellectually and moral
ly they are being molded by master
With the exception of one who was
educated at Columbia, South Carolina,
in the davs of her glory, tho faculty
were all educated at the University of
Va. 1 wo ot them carried ol the Jugn
est honors of that institution, and all
of them are counted among her best
graduates. Several of them have been
educated at other institutions besides,
which is of great value to them in
avoiding a blind imitation of any one
svsteiu mid in achieviug a wise eclecti
cism. They see eye to eye, and their
watch word is thorough instruction
and a high standard. They advertise
no royal road to knowledge, noquackery
of learning made easy, no patent nos
trums labeled "six bottles warranted
to cure the most inveterate case," no
ingenious humbugeries so often put
forth by'qnacLs aud pretenders. But
they prefer honest, earnest work for
teacher and pupil. And what is bet
ter still, they are not afraid to be hon
est mid state the exact success and
standing of every pupil, in regular re
jHirts sent to the parent.
At some future time we will call the
attention of our readers to the person
el of the faculty, their methods of in.
struction, and their examination tests
which are like the laws of the Medes
and Persians. They propose to make
merit the criterion of success both for
themselves and their pupils.
CHRONICLE AND RURALSUN.
i We will send the CmtojricxB and Rcrai.
Best to new subscribers for 1 3,30 to be paid
invariably In advance. The regular rates
fortheltURAXSCH to single subscribers Is
t VH, and for the Chbokiclk, S 2,00 ; hence it
will be seen that by taking, the two papers
together from ns sew subscribers savefl
The Rural Burr Is one of the ablest and
most interesting agricultural papers pub
lished in the United States. Its editors and
publishers are gentlemen of high charac
ter, strict integrity, and great abllty in their
several departments. They have always
been successful In whatever enterprises
they have undertaken.
We purpose to make the Chromctle
every way worthy of extensive patronage
and liberal support. Having largely in
creased our capital stock, and purchased
the best material and machinery for the
mechanical department, and having secur
ed the services of the best talent in the edi
torial management, we feel confident tbat
oar hopes of success rest upon a sure founda
tion. Correct and beautiful typography,
with able, energetic and cultivated editing,
ought to give a character of considerable
distinction to any paper. We expect to find
a large number .who will properly appre
ciate our eflbrts, and take advantage of the
opportunity, which the above named terms
present to them, of supplying their families
at once with two valuable weekly papers.
We are sure that none who do so will ever
regret it. The Chbonicxk and Rcral Srx
together at $3,50 will prove a most profitable
As it is our intention to notice our advertis
ing patrons in full, in a short time, we wll
merely make brief mention of them this
B. F. Coulter, the dry goods man, has two
columns on our first page, in which he of
fers rare bargains to his customers. He
gives a pressing invitation to all to visit
his mammoth store, and our word for it he
will treat yon all right.
J. J. Crusman, one of our leading grocery
men, has a column on third page, giving a
list in part of his imnience stock. He keeps
the best goods and sells at the lowest fig
W. McComb 4 Co. have two columns, and
a special notice. This firm has built up an
enviable grocery trade In a short time, by
keeping good stocks and selling at reason
Rice, Broaddus & Co. speak for themseves
In another column. It is with pride that we
point to their new building, complete in all
its appointments, and .stored with every
thing the public can desire.
Fox 4 Smith, hardware dealers, advertise
their varied and well assorted stock. They
have a new kind of hoe for sale that is
bound to take. Call and examine it
T. D. Iieonard, the famous auctioneer, has
a card in to-day's paper. He will attend to
all business intrusted to him with fidelity
and promptness. He does not need any
one to talk for him.
McCormac, the artist, has a column, well
displayed, in which he gives all the infor
mation to the public concerning his splen
did gallery. IDs gallery will compare favor
ably with any in the land, and Mac can
make pict ures equal to "any other man."
Baker 4 Bro. call the attention of every
body that rides in vehicles to their well reg
ulated carriage factory opposite old Baptist
church. They have no superiors as work
men In their line.
Dr. Cobb has an attachemcnt notice In
See dissolution notice of Thomas 4 Whit
lock, drug firm of New Providence.
S. B. Stewart has a card in another col
umn, setting forth his plan for the New
Year. He has removed to his new aud tle-
gantly arranged house, on Franklin street,
nearly opposite the court house, where his
numerous friends and patrons will find one
of the prettiest drug establishments to be
found in Hits country. Ho has secured the
services of Mr. (1. Valliant, an experienced
prescriptionist and clever gentleman. Jen.
House, ever accommodating and attentive
to the wants of customers, is retained in
this first class house.
Herndon, Gold 4 Co., tobacco sellers, at
Trice's Landing, insert their card to-day.
This is a reliable, wide-awake firm, and we
take pleasure in calling the attention of
planters to their house.
James W. Rice, son of our esteemed fellow-citizen,
Hon. J. E. Rice, has a law
card in another Column. Business entrust
ed to him will be attended to with fidelity
E. Glick has removed to the room next
door to Fox and Smith's hardware store,
which he has lately purchased and had it
neatly fitted to display his well selected
stock of dry goods.
P. Oneal, clerk and commission has sev
eral advertisements fn to-day's paper.
CLARKSVILLE TOBACCO MARKET.
As the weather is no w suitable for hand
ling tobacco, we may expect at an early
day, largely increased sales and an active
market. We notice thearrival of two for
eign buyers during the past week, who ad
ded to those already here, make our board
unusually large. This intermixture of
foreign buyers, we like to see. Where
there are but few bidders, aud they Inti
mate, and in daily intercourse, it is an ea.y
matter to form rings and keep down prices;
butif the board is full and is composed of
men who are strangers to each other, there
is no danger of such combinations; and
for this reason, it would be vastly to the
interest of the planters. If the tobacco
known as "Clarksville," could be concen
trated and sold at one point If this could
be done, the buyers and orders would all
come together, and the number of bidders
be doubled on every hogshead.
We cannot bUme the citizens of other
towns for trying to build up home mar
kets, it is to their interest to do so, but
whilst they are promoting their own inter
ests, they are certainly damaging the plan
ters. Clarksville is the oldest and best es
tablished market in the West, and is better
known in Europe than any other off the
seaboard. If the people will bear this in
mind and consult their Interest, our sales
this season, will be largely increased.
The river is swelling slowly, the marks
at noon yesterday, indicating six feet ot
water on Harpeth Shoals. We have had a
fine boating stage of water, for the past ten
days, but owing totheOhloand Mississippi
rivers being closed with ice, our packets
have done but little, making Irregular
trips as low down as Paduoau.
We have assurances that the Tyrone,
Iiumsden andGracey, will commence their
regular trips next week. They will be reg
ularly advertised in our columns.
We intend to keep our readers fully post
ed iu regard to the movements of steamers
The steamboat interest on thcCumberlaud
River has suffered during the past two
years, a diminution of more than one
half, and unle our shippers and mo ic li
mits will encourage the few steamboat
owners, who have the courage and tenacity
to hang on under the present aderse cir
cumstances, we may surely count steam-
hoattnir in the Cumberland Itiver, as "a
ihing'of the past."
Capt. Owen Davis has purchased Rob
ert liell's inteiest in the John Lumsden,
and will command her during this season.
He is as full of energy now, as when we
knew him in the "days of anld lang syne.'
The steamer Tyrone passed down on Fri
day, commanded by Capt. Tom Harmon.
The Tyron is looking as clean as a new pin.
Alex and Jolly Hard are her scribes.
The stea iner Ftar.k P. Grncey, built by
Capt, Wiley Simnis at Paducah, expressly
for the Nashville and Cairo trade, will
leave our wharf, for Cairo this morning at
at S o'clock.
The Frank P. Graeey Is 1T6 feet long. 3rt
feel wide, depth of lioie 5 feet, earryinir ca
pacity, 500 tons. Phe has a full cabin,
neatly arranged and decorate I, with a full
Texas for her crew. Capt. Simins nays the
Gr:cey is the fastest stern wheeler afloat,
and can carry more freight on less water
than any Captain' boat. She was named
after a worthy citizeu ol thin city, who has
been long assor iated with the river inter
est. We confidently Iwspcak tor the Gra
eey, a full share of lhe Lrn veiling and snip
ping frmn our city.
The Little i 'onrter and barges, that have
been laying at the s.iiidmnk, above the
city, since iat July, passed down yester
day with :K tons of pin iron from Betsy's
town. She Is Ix-.nnd f'r Pltfshunr.
The steamer West Wind, owned by Bow
men 4 Mas-seneale, of Nxth villc. wsHKtink
t Memphis, on the 80th nit,, by the tee.
She whs insured against ft re alone. The
bont will prove almost a total low?.
The Ella Hushes, commanded hyCspt
hen Ean. passed up, pnttlng off a large lot
of hny for Gtacey ffc Bro. Tho hay was
from New bin u.
The " Hyde-nnt commanded by Capt.
Current is making dally trips to Searcy's
Kerry. Win. Callishaw I her star gazer,
and fi)ls his position with becomine dig
nttv. This oraft was built at the Willis'
Ways. A full desej-i ptjon of her Will be
given'in ottrnext issue.
Rates of freight to New Orleans flon
per bbl. 90 cents; tobacco, per hhds. $7 St).
T Memphis flour per UbhiOcenU; pound
freight SO cents.
WE wish to announce to Merchants
and Consumers that we enter the Ifew
Year with a Terr large and well as
sorted stock of Staple and Fancy
which we will continue to sell as low
as thej can be honght anywhere in
the Sotth or West.
We will keep otu stock foil and
well assorted throughout the year,
will keep the best of Groceries, and
will seU them at all times at the
lowest possible prices.
See onr larger advertisement in
WALTER MeCOXB & CO.
" Jan. , ISTS-lw
TO XT OLD TRIEND8 AXD PATEOSS Aid)
the prune gexkrallt : Thanking you
for the liberal patronage which yon have
so long conferred on. me, I beg to notify you
that I have removed my place of business
from the Square to the new house which I
have recently built on Franklin street,
nearly opposite the honrt-house. The bull
ding has been constructed with special ref
erence to the Drug business, which It will
enable me to transact with much more fa
cility and satifact ion than heretofore, and
will be found much more comfortable aud
inviting to my friend.
I have now on hand, and shall continue
to keep, a complete stock of DRUGS,
CHEMICALS PATENT MEDICIXES,
i'AXCT GOODS, etc.
The Prescription Department will
receive hereafter even more careful atten
tion than heretofore, and to th is end 1 have
secured the services of Mr. George Vai
liant, already so favorably known to the
community, who will be always on hand,
day or night, at the prescription stand.
Soliciting a continuance of favors,
I am, very respectfully,
8. B. STEWART.
Jan. 4, 1873-2W
Mr. J. Baldwin having bought an inter
est iu the Chronicle Office, tlie partner
ship of Xeblett Grant was dissolved on
the 1st day of January, 1873. The style of
firm is now Neblett, Grant & Co.
All persons indebted to the late firm of
Neblett AGraut will please call at the office
and make payment. Either of the old firm
will settle the business.
NEBLETT A GRANT.
Jan. 4. 73-4w.
COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF YALTA-
BLE F AKM.
J as. W. Smith et als. vs. Catherine Hester
In obedience to an order of the County
Court of Montgomery county, madeat the
August Term, ls72, 1 will offer for sale to the
highest bidder, on the premises, on
Saturday. Jan. 18, 1873,
a tract of land lying' in district No. 4 of
tvua county. Dounaea Dy me mnns ot ri.
Hester, Jr., Jas. Fletcher, Jas. H. Wall and
Merritt & Gold, containing '2 acres, more
or less, 100 acres cleared and t he balance is
in timber. The same will be sold as a
whole, or divided into two or more tracts
to suit purchasers. A plat of same will be
exhibited on the day of sale. The said land
lH'longsto the eslateo Nathan Hester, sr.,
iec'd, and is sold lor divsion among the
Tkrm.-",: A credit of 12, 18 and 24 months. '
Notes with good security required and a I
lieu retained to seciimtbe purchase money j
PETER OSEAUO'kilWr. I
Jan. 4, 7a-2w-pr fee adv 4 bills S6 Hi.
L. T. GOLD.
TOBACCO MESIfl AI (QEB1I COMMISSIOS IMMS,
TRICES' LANDING, NEW PROVIDENCE, TENN,
Special attention paid to Inspection and Sale of Tobacco. Cash advanced oa Tobacco
References bv permission : B. O. Kkesee, President Bank of Olarksvllle ; T. F. Pkt-
T. . .1 . " " 1 1 .' . I 3.. .--.. Tu1iti,ll..n .. . 1 .Ua .-..!.. ............ I I
Jan. 4. lbfci-tim. -
COME 'Aim SEE OUR HEW STORE !
It is the prettiest store
can see what you are buying
"We have just returned
been entirely refitted and enlarged.
We have made an addition of a large well lighted
eLWeL E253 sk
and liave greatly increased our Stock of
Carpets, Oil Cloths. Curtains, Shades, etc.,
We intend to keep a very large stock of Carpets, and
as wc get them directly from
sell them as cheap as they can
LADIES DRESS GOODS !
We have a full stock of Dress Goods, Shawls, &c,
which we will sell at reduced
MANY OP THEM WITHOUT REGARD TO COST.
Wc ha vein store a very
BLACK MOHAIR ALPACAS
the best in the market, colors
DOMESTICS AND . COTTON GOODS !
We fortunately have a large stock of these goods, and
as the lanre advance in cotton will soon cause an advance
in cotton goods,
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY !
We are still agents for
VIVTSIS BROWN SHEETINGS.
This goods we have kept exclusively for four years and it
has always given satisfaction. Come and buy before the
SOOO YAEBS OSS S
Our stock of
was never better. Come and see it before you bu-.
Always oh hand a full stock of every variety of
ZEIGLER'S SHOES !
We "will make it to your interest to call on us, ,
Rice, Broaddus & Co.
Jan. i, 1873-tt ' '- '
JAMES W. RICE, "
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will attend the courts of Montgomery,
Stewart and Houston counties.
Office on Strawberry Alley.
Jan. 4, 1373-ly
"We build every style of
LIGHT SPBIXG WAGONS.
ORDERS FOR WORK SOLICITED.
We guarantee satisfaction In every in
stance. Call and examine our stock.
Prompt attention given to repairing.
FACTORY OPPOSITE OLD BAPTIST
CHURCH, CLARKSVILLE, TESJ.
BAKES & BRO.
Jan. 4, lS73-tf .
State of Tennessee Montsomerj Co.
Thoa. R. Moore vs. Richard BransflelJ.
In this cause, it appearing by affidavit of
the plain tiir, that the defendant, Richard
Bransdeld is justly indebted to the plain
till, and has or is about to abscond, aud so
remove himself and property, that the
ordinary process of law cannot be served
on him, and an original attachment hav
ing ben issued on his property. It is
therefore ordered that publication te made
in the Clarksville Chronicle, a new spaper
published in the City of Clarksville, for
lour weeks, commanding the said Brans
field to appear before me, at my olliee in
Clarksvtlle.on Saturday. February 1, 1S73,
and make defence to said suit against him,
or it will be proceeded with ex parte. This
Dec. 18, lS7i JOSSH U A COBB, J. P.
Jan. 4, 1873-4 W.
MONTGOMERY COUXTI COURT.
Isabella Driscol vs. Thomas Driscol et als.
Petition to Sell Heal Kstate to Pay Debts.
It appearing to the satisfaction of the
Clerk from the allegations of petition that
Thomas Driscol, Patrick Driscol, Anora
Driscol, Mary Maioneand Maione are non
residents of the State of Tennessee, so that
the ordinary processor law cannot be serv
ed upon them ; it is therelore ordered that
publication be made, for four successive
weeks, in the Clarksville Chronicle, a
newspaper published in the city of Clarks
ville, Tennessee, notifying said non-residents,
to appear before the County
Court of Moutgomery county, at the Feb
ruary Term, to be held at the Court-house
in Clarksville, on Monday the 3rd day of
Febuary, 1873, and plead, answer, or de
mur to com plainants' petition, or the same
will betaken for confessed, as to them, and
set for bearing ex parte.
PKTER ONEAL, Clerk.
January 4, 1873 Iw.
COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF YALTA
RLE KITES LAND.
Wm. P. Outlaw vs. Geo. V. Outlaw et als.
In obedience to an order of the County
Court of Montgomery county, made at the
Dec. Term. Itu2 1 will oiler for sale to the
highest bidder, at the Court-house door in
Saturday, Jan. 25, 1S73,
a certain tract of land lying in district No,
0. bounded on the north and east by the
lands of J. C Bowers and Thomas Collier;
on the west by the lands of Geo. W. Out
law, and on the south by Cumberland riv
er, containing 112 acres, belonging to the
estate of Thomas B. Outlaw, dee'd.
Terms: Cash enough to pay cost; balance
In 1 and 2 years. Notes with good securi
ty required, irom date, and a lien retained
until all purcnase money is paiu.
PKTEK ONEAL. Cl'k Com'r.
Jan. 4, 7-4w. pr fee adv & bills, S9 50.
WILLIE P. HAMBAUGH,
GOLD & CO.,
in town, and so light that you
the darkest day.
to our New Store, which has
the factory, we can and will
be had anywhere.
full stock of
FIHE M1T GALLERY !
and fitted up with
for the accommodation of visitor and
We nave all the
SCIENCE and AET
5. K 1 -'
f Jsk -4k:iu PA
Mr. McCormac brings to Lift aid In his
profession a ItioroiiKli experience iu the
i-est mudlos or Europe aud Amvricit, and
his corps of hkk:hiuiim are rcond to none
iu their several department.
Every new and important discovery of
the Art la in full operation at liili Gallery.
discovered In Berlin, by which all traces of
Freckles, lilotelies, Pockmarks, and even
untimely wrinkles that mar the '"human
face divine," entirely disappear from the
The latest Improvement In the Photo
graphic Art, the
be made on Fancy lljickgrouuds of various
a.Ki eauiiiui devices, ui axout one-iemn
of old prices, la here in all its perfection.
is in charge of Elder Newton, a veteran of
L2 years experience, l lie
of onr pictures coming from his hands
snow nia care anu jinowieugu. uur
process, by which old and faded pictures of
any kind can be restored to more iliau pris
tiue beauty, is under Hie t liuige of oue of
the mobt experienced artists in America.
PORCELIIS Oil PEARL PiniRES
soft, beautiful and flattering, for clearness
or detail and pieasuiij JMieci, can t re ex
celled anywhere. To those desiring
Family Groups, Landscapes.
Homestead Views, or Pho
tographs of Easiness
we ofiiT special Inducements, n we have
inKtruuieut made explicitly for the pur
pose ny urn ixfsi maKers iu ine won.i ; anu
by our Instantaneous process, we sWdom
tail iu getting pictures ot Uorscs. Cows.
Hheep, or oliit r tUicti,
me greatest am-ii tion ana care paid to
Copying and Enlarging
old pictures, from the smallest niiuhiture
Dp to Ilie size.
comr up .md examine our work, and we
will satiny you tint In excellence aud
correctness of work aud
SECOND TO IVONK.
Perfect satisfaction given in every in
stance, or no charge will be made.
Wr receiving constantly nne sup
ply ol Picture
of the very late designs, which we will
guarantee to sell cheap as New Vtrt price
Gallery Opposite ConrMIouse.
Jan. i, 1873-lf. -
If o. 17, next door to Fox A Smith, Is the
place where yon will And a well selected
stock of Dry Good 3, Notions, Boots, Shoes,
rials, end also a good stock of Jeans, Cassi
nieres, etc. E. GLICK.
Jan. 4, 1873-iw.
Having been forced by bad health to quit
all business, for the last twelve years. 1 am
happy to announce that "Richard's him
self aaln!" Thankful for tlie patronage
that was so liberally bestowed upon me,
during the twenty two years I was engaged
in the Auction and Commission business,
I now solicit a renewal of the Mine.
T. 1). LtONARD.
Jan. i, l73-tf.
The partnership heretofore existing be
tween K. W. Thomas, Jr., Agent, and B. A.
Whit lock, iu the Gothic- Drug Store, New
Providence, Tenn., baa this day been dis
solved, by mutual consent. I. A. Whit
lock retiring from the firm. The business
will be conducted as heretofore, bv K. V.
Thomas, Jr Agent. This Dee. 1, lSTi
n. V. THOMAS Jr. Ag'U
B. A. WUITLUCK.
Jan. 4, 1873-lw.
SETTLE & SOX, Agents
AXD FAMILY GROCERIES.
Have just opened an entirely fresh and
varied assortment of Confectioneries and
Family Groceries, which will be sold at
wholesale and retail, at prices to suit the
times. Call and examine.
BARKER & COURTS,
Franklin St., Sign of Sur Hogshead.
H. 171. AGREE,
OPVICB m HE8IDKWOH,
Sd door East of the Episcopal Church.
Cltirli Mvillo, Tennestiee.
Returns many thanks for the liberal
patronage extended to him for last thir
teen years. Having bad an experience of
nearly nineteen years In this specialty
hopes by close attention to business and a
faithful discharge of his duties to merit a
continuance of the same.
May 4, '72-ly.
Livery and Peed Stable,
ON THIRD STREET,
S. 0. W. BRANDON, Proprietor.
AS GOOD AS THE BEST.
Good hacks, buggies and saddle horses
k"pt for hire.
Jan. M, Tl-ly. '
Is Always on ES.
JOHN MANNING has dlscorered that
the citizens of ClarksTille and surrounding
country needed a sperinc in the rarest
game of the beason, served up in European
style on ten minutes notice, and as the
canvass for the Presidency has now fairly
opened, he keeps constantly on hand the
choicest Wines, Liquors, pure 1 111 ported
Havanna Cigars and Cincinnati Lager
lteer, to nerve all candidates on to victory.
Restaurant and Saloon open night and
day, where the most fastidious may be
more than pleased.
July 6, lS72-Ciii
HAS risen, Phcenix like, from the
debris of the late fire, and has taken
a shop on Franklin street, above
Pitman A Lewis' store, where
he has a large and elegant stock of
Leather, ready t make the finest
BOOTS AND SHOES,
cut in the latest style, and a perfect fit
guaranteed. lie invites his friends and
former patrons to give him a call.
aSlgn of theGOt.n ROOT.
April 23, 1870-tf.
Spccialto tho Ladies.
SEW FILL GOODS IT LOW PRICES!
MRS. BOHAN has Just returned from
New York with the most elegant as
Dress Trimmings, Dress Goods
to be found in the city; and, beside their
choice quality, she is able to guarantee the
price as the lowest for which the sameclaxa
of goods can b-;iig:u. Don't forget our
35 Union Ht Nashville, Tenn.
BoHAN fc LOERsH.
Oct. 26, 73-tf.
WearedeliverinerSf. Bernard Coal, with
in the limits of the city, for 14 ceuts per
bushel. Pittsburg Coal, for 20 cents per
uusuni. jerius cn.
F. P. G RACE Y fc BRO.
Sep. 2, lS71-tf
SAVE aiOIS'ISY :
A penny saved Is a penny earned, and If
a penny why not a dollar T Therefore call
W. W. YALIIAXT
For Boots and Shoes.
and save thedollar. I am receiving heavy
Boots and Shoes, for men and boys, maile
to mv order, at old prices, which is & er
cent less than any made siuce the great fire
in Hoston. 1 nave just receiveu a lew
cases of thorn, extra heavy high cut shoes
for men and bovs. which nave given sue.:
entire satisfaction. Also several case of
Boots cheaper than ever, and a lull linn of
misses and children s Shoes of the best
make, all of which I will sell lower than
they have ever been sold Is-fore.
I have a very large stock of Ladies Mo
rocco goods, some of them extra heavy,
which I aiu willing to dispose of at much
less than their usuul nriee.
W. W. VALLIANT.
Dec 7, "72-1 ra
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE !
All persons Indebted to the estate of Dr
Jno. H. Crouch, dee'd, are requested to
come forward and make payment, and all
who have claims against the estate to pre
sent tiiciu without delay.
WM. H- CROUCH. Adm'r.
Nov 4Mt of Jno. S. Crouch.
20,000 HOGS WANTED
I WISH TO PURCHASE 2O.O0
good, well fatted Hogs, for Cash,
to be delivered at the Pork-house
at Ciurksville, Tenn. Applv.at the Pork
Ik.u e, to HUBERT FLOYD.
Nov. 21. 1S72--IW
TAX SALES I
ON the first Mnmlar In January. 1X7:1.
ami the snecediii!r (lav or days. I will nn-
ei-ed to sell the land- pravlouly advertised
In th" Chronicle to have Den som on i;e
first Mondav In Julv. l7i fcnid lands are
soNI for Taxes for the years, Jed. 1-j7, 1.jS,
livtf, lit, auu Wil.
H KNRY LYLE, Rev. Col..
Nov. Zl, 1K7J-4W. and Agent.
AS::CT20:T3 bSSSSn, Prcjr's.
rri .. . si and n onrTw f t T ciHorf
the table i supplied with th? lient, and the
tri Htt uliun paid to wnnU of guestx.
HOUSE FOR RENT FOR 1S73.
A convenient house, situated a little
north-east of Methndlt cbnrch.on Main
street. U for rent for IS7.I. All the conve
niences for a good sized lanilly are on tbe
premises. K01 tertis. etc., applv to
1 R. it PICKERING.
1 want to .sell my residence, where I now
Hvi. lieai for rash, or part cash ami bal
ance In 1 and 2 years. Tbe placets in the
the best of order, auu is aeoiiuouawe little
WE wlh to rmrdor a Collier to taka
charge of one of our tbbs. to make TUU or
MO buklifl ot Coal per dar. He rouxti
bivh Ri.od reference, and be competent -iiiukH
koikI coal, take Dp wood and nf?m
vixe tbe lob gfuerallr. Betof to us aivn
fat Empire Iron Works. , . v,a
V. IUIii.t.V 9 dv-w
I .Dec. 21, lS72-2ir
J. J. CRUSMA2I
Is now mating Iarp;e aJJi-
tions to his stock, and offers
inducements to the Trade,
VHOLESJILE AHD RETAIL
EXTRA GOLDEN STRUP.
In ktgs, half barruls aud barrels.
M OKLLUS MOLASSES.
Crushed, Fowdered and Oranulattd
New Orleans, Clarified and Brown
NEW CAROLINA RICE.
Burnett's Flavoring Extracts.
C O R IJ
PURE CREAM TARTAR.
PURE 3I-C1SB. SODA.
Pure HpIecH, 6iU IInl
norsford's Bread Preparation,
PURE CATAW15A W1XE
Pure Cider Vinegar.
OIU Sonr3Inih VIiIly.
Old Peach and Apple Brandy.
OIl . Fronclt llrailj'- 1
300 Bos. Glover &ed-
Orchard and Ilerda Gran Seeda.
UlJjrl GltAHH HEEI)
With all oxhor good to mo4 a coinpUir : 4.
j. J. OISTJSSIAI
First and Franklla n.g-ta,