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BT JOHH O. WHITTIKR.
Heap high the farmer" wintry board!
Heap high the golden corn ;
No richer gift has autumn poured
From out her lavish born.
Let other lands,exulting, glean .
The apple from the pine;. i. .
. The orange from Its glossy green,
. The cluster from the vlue.
We better love the hardy gift : '
Our rugged vales bestow,
To cheer us when the storm shall drift
Our harvest fields with snow.
Throneh vales of grass and flowers
Our plows their furrows made.
While on the hills the sun and showers
Of changeful April played. -
We dropped the seed o'er bill and plain,
Ketieath the sun of May,
And frightened from our sprouting grain
The robber crows away.
All through the long, bright days of Jane
its leaves grew bright aud fair.
And waved in hot midsummer noon, ,
its soil and showy hair.
And now with autumn's moonlight eyes,
J u harvest time is come.
We pluck away its frosty leaves.
And bear Its treasures borne. " '
Then richer than the fabled gifts , '
Appollo showered of old,
Fair hands the broken graftis shall sift,
And knead its meal of gold.
Let vapid Idlers roll in silk
jr AjxHind Wie costly board - V".V
v01 v -lis Die bowl -of samp and niilsw
iiy homespun beauty poured.
Then sbame on all the proud and vain, .
Wbnce folly laughs to scorn , , ,,
The blessings ot our hardy grain,
Our wealth of golden corn. .
Let earth withhold her goodly root,
l-HuiHew.bligut the rre; . l r i
Give to tlie worm the orchard fruit,
. And wheat-fields to the ny. .1
Bnt let the good old crop adorn - ; .
The bills our fathers trod ;
(Still let us for his golden corn
,. Mend np our thanks to Uod. ,
TEE FOOTSTEPS OF DECAY.
The following Is a translation from an
ancient Spanish poem, wulch.sayg the Ed
lugburgh ICeview, is surpassed by nothing
with which we are acquainted iutbe Span
ish language, except the "Ode of Louis de
Oh,let the soul Its slumliers break
Arouse iufeenes, and awake
To see how soon
Life, in its glories, glides away.
And the stern footsteps of decay
" .OBU'alingonj i- .
And while we view the rolling tide,
Iiuwd v hieh our flowing minutes glide
f v- .'Away so fast, i j - '
Let n tlie present honrotaptoy, f ; 1 '
And detn wira future aream a joy. Ml
Let no vain hope deceive the mind,
No happier let as hope to find
To-morrow than to-day;
' Onr golden d reams of yore were bright, '
Like them the present shall delight '
Li ke them decay.
Our Uvea like hastening streams must be
;v Tiat Into the engulfing sea ;,.... t; j
Are doomed to fall
The sea of death, whose waves roll on
O'erkingand kingdom,crown and throne,
And swallow all.
Alike the river's iordlv tide, , -Alike
the hninble rivulet's glide
To that sad wave!
1 enf1 levels poverty and pride.
The rich and poor sleep side by side
Within the grave.
Onr hlrtli ishnt astarting-plnae; -.- -Life
is tlimnningof the rsee,
And deal h the goal ; '
There all our glittering toys are brought,
The pat li alone, of all unsought.
Is found of all. .
Fee, then, how poor nnd little worth
Are all those glittering toys Of earth
That lure uw here
Dreams of a sleep that death must break;
Alas ! before it bids ns wake,
Long ere the damp of death ran Might,
The cheek's pure glow of red and white
Has psn-ied away;
Youth smiled, and all was heavenly fair
Age came anil laid hihnger there
And where are they T
Where 1s t he strenclh tlmtspnrned decay.
The steps that roved so light and gay.
The heart's blithe tone?
The strength is gone, the step is slow.
And joy grows wearisome and woe
When age comes on !
Gov. Brown on Louisiana.
Governor Brown's message to the
Legislature closes as follows :
"Permit rue to express my congratu
lations that unlike the Legislative As
sembly of our sister State, you have
been allowed to assemble peaceably
and jKrfect your organization without
iutimidation. No military force sur-
Tt'tmds your capitol or drives from
their rightful seats: the representatives
of the people. The edict of a petty
tyrant does not here avail to disperse
the State Legislature. Yet, your im
munity from such an outrage is just
now made more conspicuouous by the
Fpectaclc of Louisiana tramped under
foot and despoiled of her liberties.
If we may credit the reports that reach
us through the daily press and which
set-m to have the sanction of official
authority, the power of the national
government thrtTugh its military arm
is being used for the subversion of the
liberties of the people of Louisiana.
Possibly it is not in your power to do
more than interpose a solemn and ear
nest protest against this glaring crime.
Vet if this be all that the representa
tives of bo valorous a State as Tennes
see may do, I trnt that your protest
may be made with such emphasis and
earnestness as to arrest tbettention
of vcry patriotic citizen in this Re
public and awaken the people every
where to a sense of the daneer that
threatens our constitutional liberties.
" ' f : Charge It. ' " 1 ft
A simple little sentence is this, to
be sure, and yet it may be considered
as one of the most insidious enemies
.with which people have to deal. It is
very pleasant to have all the little
commodities offered for sale in the
market, and it sometimes hard to deny
buc's self of the same -when they ran
be obtained by saying "charge it."
.But this habit of getting articles, how
ever sm ill the charge may be, without
paying for them, keeps one's funds in
a low state most of the time.
' I have no money to-day, but should
like the article very much," says a
young man who haponed to go into a
store, and sees something which strikes
bis fanev. ;
"Nevermind, says the gentlemanly
clvrk. "you are good for it."
"Well. I will take it, and you may
And so it is that little accounts are
tH'ned at one place and another, till
tin young man is f urbrised at his lia
bilities; w hich though small in detail,
are sufficiently large in the aggregate
to reduce his cash materially when
settling day comes.
In many instauees, if the cash were
required, the purchase would not be
made, even had the person the money
by him ; but to some getting an article
charged, does not seem like parting
with an equivalent.
Still when pay-day comes, as it al
ways docs, this illusion vani.-hes, and
a feeling is experienced of parting
with money and receiving uothing in
If there is an actual necessity for
makine a purchase, and the means are
not at hand, there is a reasonable ex
cuse for obtaining the sitae on credit;
but when the artiele cau be disiHnsed
with until payment can be made, it is
much to the advautage of the purch
aser to do so.
A TOrxti fellow in San Francisco
suddenly snatched a kiss from a lady
friend, and excused his conduct by
Baying that it was a sort ot temporary
insanitv that now and then came upon
him,. Yhen he arose to take Ins
" leave, the pitying damsel said to him.
"If you ever feel any more such fits
comine on.you had better come right
here, where your infirmity js known,
and we will take care of you."
The liard tue don't seem to pre
vcntthcfcaFP? Ution from taking
l witeet in the Ushioas. Jl the
.T wmTZlt: r.rtv thousand
ffiCT Sw ir a" kero
" u t rvpst and Arood.
. r . . j ;t i its course. Tuere
C RADICAL MALIGMTT. V
A Mean Assault Upon the Southern
The following is from the Cincinnati
Gazette, one of the very few Repub
lican papers of the country claiming
any circulation or influence that have
sustained the infamous course of Grant
and Sheridan toward Louisiana:
"The Methodist Episcopal Church
Souih wants the United States to pay
it $300,000 as damage for its occupancy
of the Book Concern at Nashville, du
ring the war. It is not denied that a
large proportion of the membership
of the church was disloyal, but it is
held that the chureb as such, was a
non-political body, and so not hostile
to the Government. In considering
the responsibility of a corporation, one
rnu't look at the conduct of its au
thorized representatives and it will not
require much searching to discover
that Dr. McFerrin, the agent of the
Book Concern, and the editors of the
different Church periodicals at -Nashville,
were fierce rebels. All the em
ployes who lid not take the, oath of
allegiance to the Confederacy and sym
pathize with its cause were dismissed
at the very ohtbreak of the war.--"When
the national defeat at Bull TLnn
was known at Nashville, these officials
were cpoa in their exultations,, and
some of them were seen discharging
fireworks, while others exclaimed that
the Lord was on the Southern side.
Bishop Andrew recommended the
agent to secure the printing of the
Confederate authorities, and there
were actually issued from the-concern
school Looks, almatoacsiaud other pub
lications of an out-and-out rebellious
character. Pirated editions cf North
ern works were also published there.
Other bishops of the church besides
Dr. Andrew were undisguised in the
expression of their rebel proclivities.
If,then, the officers and membership
of a church were overwhelmingly
rebel, it is a miserable quibble to as
sert that the denomination was unpo
liticaL!' ., : ,
HI-- - fr
He Tunis Up and Tells' What He
Knows Sever Paid Sor Furnished ,
From the Nashville Banner, 23d insL '
Mr. John Frierson is in tlo city. In
regard - to the; statement made by
Ilobba that he (llobbs) received the
$10,000 from Wm. Duncan on a check
signed by him, (Frierson,) Mr. Frier
son says that he" signed no check", order
or draft, either as an individual or as
President of the First National Bank
of Columbia, lie knew of no one
being connected with the furnishing
of the $10,000 other than Duncan.
Duncan told him that he (Duncan) had
paid Hftbb $10,0 J to rcMgn.-Mr.
Frierson had, according to his owu
statement, been, talked to" by, llobbs
about his resigning, and advised such
a step. He says he never made any ap
plication to Governor Brown for the
appointment either for himself or for
auy oue else, and had never talked to
Governor Brown about any probable
vacancy in the office of Comptroller at
any time prior to the resignation of
linhhs. i i : 'm . ','
Mr. Friersen explains his absence
by frankly admitting that ha was de
sirous of not appearing before the
House Investigating Committee oa
account of confidences that had been
reposed 111 him. .' .
: The intimation of llobbs that he
(Frierson) had drawn the draft on
which the $10,000 was' paid," together
with tho fact that he had met Colonel
John House in Alabama and freed
himself by telling him that he (Frier
son) could not allow his own reputa
tion to suffer on account of the Hobbs
House transaction these two consid
erations caused him to no longer hesi
tate, but come forward' and tell just
wh.it he really did know and do in the
I pass some houses in every town
whose windows might as well be seal
ed in with the walls for any purpose
they have but to let in light. They
are never opened, summer or winter.
In the winter it is cold; in the sum
mer the flies stray in, or, if they are
netted, the dust sifts through the nets.
Now, I can tell a person who inhabits
such chambers when I see him in the
t-trect there is such a smell about bis
clothing I always wish for a sniff of
cologne, or hartshorn, or burnt leather
or something of that sort, "to take the
tesse out." "A house that is never aired
has every nook and corner tilled with
stale dors of cooked meats, boiled
vegetables, especially cabbage and ou
ions, which, as the weeks go by, liter
ally ret-k in their hiding places. The
very garments of the children tell the
same story of uuc-lcanliness. It is bad
to have uuwashed clothes, but there
may be an excuse for it But what
excuse can there be for unaired ones,
when air is cheap and free? There is
death in such unaired chambers. Bet
ter a swarm of flies, or a cloud of dust;
better frost and snow -in a room than
these intolerable smells. The first
thing in the morning, when you are
ready to go down stairs,' throw open
your windows, take apart the clothing
of tour beds and let the air blow
through it as hard as it will. There
is health in such a policy.
Talue of .Smiles.
Who can tell the value of a smile?
It costs the giver nothing, but is be
yond price to the erring and rcleuting,
the sad aud cheerless, the lost and
forsaken. It disarms malice, subdues
temper, turns hatred to Jove, revenge
to kindness, and paves the darkest
paths with gems of sunlight. A smi'o
on the brow betrays a kind heart, a
pleasant friend, an affectionate brother,
a dutiful son, a liappv husbrsud. It
adds a charm to beauty, it decorates
the face of the deformed, and makes a
lovely woman resemble au augel in
Women Tay 1he Printer.
An esierinecd editor p:iys high and
deserved compliment to the fair pat
rons of tlw press : "Women,'' he fays,
."are the bisst subscribers in the world
to newspapers, magazines, etc. We
have been editor for forty years, and
never lot a dollar by female subscri
bers. They seem to make it a point
of conscientious duty to p:y the
preacher and the printer tw.i classes
of the community that suffer more by
bad pay aud 110 p.iy at all than all the
rest put together." ,. ?
TilE title to maintain find in East
Tenuesce is jut now aUracting con-
: siderabl.; attention. In one county
I 2.0 1.000 acres of land have been
j granted, and the boundaries oT the
county contains only .Vsi.tK.M acres, all
: told. Certain sections have been
! granUd until the Luds are covered
) with grant eii;ht deep. a ni:iy differ
j ent person claiming title to the same
1 hinus. this system of wholesale
j swindling has been carried on for years j
by certain Pittsburg. Pennsylvania j
j 3"u J-sharks.. Innocent purchasers of i
4 these borue titles have been imposed
upon, and swindled out tf thousands
ot dollars. 1 lie
parties engaged in
these latni sales are wnouv irresnonsi
ble and the loss must fall on innocent
Farmers' Journal : At a trial in a
! Magistrate's court near Plum Point re
j cently, th" plaintiff, a necro, was told
; that he must swear to his statements
j before they would be received as cvi
i dence. The old darkey hesitated foi a
! moment but straiirhtenintr himself ui
he said: "Massa, l'se 'puse to.-wear-in,'
but damn if taint so."
A FACT worth reuiemberin? is tlut
the tobacco planters of Tt-ntics-eo are
indebted to Iloarce Maynard lor the
disappearance from the "'little tariiF
bill," which passed ou WednesJ.iy, 0f
a provision ol a clause authorizine the;
retailing of the weed by producers.
As bv constant friction steel is irmt
highly polished, so by constant exer
cise is talent everat its brightest. All
our powers grow by use. If we neg
lect te cultivate the habit of observa
tion, we might as well walk through
the world blindfolded. We lose our
faculty what the artists call our
"touch" by neglect of practice on
other things besjde the piano. The
man who pcJdoni feade, reads slawjy
the woman Whose' writing is confined
to an infrequent letter to some abseut
ckild. speBtlg more time over that than
does a practical iwritecover a do sen
pages of manuscript Exercise of
possessed talent is absolutely necessary
then, if we would retain our gifts.
For examples: If our occupation is
sedentary, we need plans for walks,
rides, and active games to keep our
muscles lithe and serviceable. But
it our employment gives us enough
muscular action, it is not one with
less important to our health of body,
we should plan for' mental exercise
for employment enough of our mem
ory and reasoning powers to keep them
from rusting. And, in either "case,
that life must be a dwarfed and un
healthy one that does not provide ex
ercise for our spiritual faculties for
worship, and charity, and patience,
magnanimity. Exercise of soul, mind
aud body can alone bring as to the
stature of the perfect man.
! ThiNewYork Sun cries out j CH
ff yfcux soldiers, and) let the people of
the South have the 'free use of the
ballot and freedom of legislation
within the letter and spirit of the Con
stitution of the United States. The
politicians who cannot hear this cry,
rolling like thunder through the North
and West, are without the spiritual
seusc of sound. They will feel it,
though as cowards and criminals feel
earthquakes, when the people, in an
ger, next go to the polls to repair the
damage done to the"constitutional gov
ernment by Grant and his supporters.
That will be a day of unwearied polit
ical slaughter from the rising of the
sun to the going down thereof."
Essex Grange, Mass., adopted the
system of direct trading. Its first
order is for a car of corn and another
for mill-feed from the Indiana State
Grange; ., f ;'i j-j
The Secretary of the Kansas State
Grange claims i it 1,000 granges with
40,000 members in good standing.
i A WALKING ADYERTISEMEXT.
. Limesto.ve Springs, S. C.
Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, X. Y.: ,.
Dear Sir I am a walking adver
tisement for your Golden Medical Dis
covery, Purgative . Pellets and Dr.
Sage's Catarrh Remedy, they having
cured me of Catarrh of nine years
standing, which was so bad that it dis
figured my nose, and, while curing it,
your medicines also cured me of
Asthm i in its worst and most aggrava
ted form. Before using your medi
ciues I had become reduced in flesh
from one huudred and fifty-five to one
hundred and fifteen pounds, and I now
weigh one hundred and sixty-two
pounds, and am in better health than
I have enjoyed for twenty years.
J. L. LUMSDEN.
The above is but a fair sample of
hundreds of letters which are receiv
ed by Dr. Pierce, and in the face
of such evidence who can ionger doubt
that the Doctor's medicines cure the
worst cases of Chronic Catirrh.
The Ureat Favorite with the Ladies.
Wm.' Forsyth' Bynum & Sondrug-gi-tsof
Live Oak, Fla., write, Sept.
lG;h. 1ST4, as follows: "Dr. R.
Y. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. Your Gold
en Medical Discovery and Purgative
Pellets sell very largely and give com
plete satisfaction, as numbers of our
customers aud friends testify with
pleasure. Your Favorite Prescription
is indeed the great Favorite with the
ladies, and numbers can say with joy
that it has saved them from ek'.ng out
a miserable life or meeting with pre
mature death, and restored them to
health and happiness."
Thousand of women bless the day
on which Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pres
cription was first made known to them.
A siugle bottle often gives delicate
and suffering women more relief than
months of treatment from their family
physician. In all those derangements
causing back-ache, dragging down sen
gation. uervous and; general debility,
it is a sovereign remedy. Its soothing
and healing properties render it of the
utmost value to ladies suffering from
internal fever, congestion, inflamma
tion or ulceration, and its strengthen
ingeflects tend to correct displacements
of internal parts, the result of weak
ness of natural supports. It is sold
by all druggists.
Dr. Pierce's pamphlet on Diseases
peculiar to Women will be sent to any
address on receipt of two stamps. Ad
dress as above.
Weights of Tarions kinds of
duce per Bushel.
Apples, dried per bushel, 2C lbs
Bafley malt, 31.,
Beans, t0. ' .
Corn in ear, 70.
Hair for plasterin?.
, Onion sets, .
"Onions, ;J0. j
Yeas. 00. i 5 I
1 Potatoes, GO.'- -yi- - -
Sweet Potatoes, 5C.
live malt, including sacks, 4o.
Seeds, Clover, jO.
Hemp, 41. -Canarv,
Hungarian grass,' 50.
Blue grass, 14.
Corn meal, 50.
Postage. We were of opinion that
it would require twenty cents to pre
pay postage on our paper when sent
out of the couuty, but we fin J, smite
testing it, that fifteen ceuts will meet
it. Persons wishing to take the paper
for six mouths, will have to remit teu
cents to pay the postage. We hope no
one will ask or exjiect us to send them
the Chronicle without the cash. All
owing us prior to Jan. 1, of the pres
ent year, will confer a great favor by
remitting the same at once, as we are
in pressing need of money.
request is hereby made that each
' Grange in the County of Montgomery,
a;qoiut a delegation of three mem-
I ern to itter.d a meeting t be held at
the City Hall, over the Market Ilouse,
in Clarksville, on Monday, February
1, 1S75, for the purpose of organizing
a County Council, in accordance with
a provision of the State and National
Constitution as amended. In the
event of no election being held by any
Grange in the county, the Master is
requested to be present and represent
N. L. WniTFlELD,
li. il. lliiKlKX.
4 1 i
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"n UH4.lf, w
Eullnglof the Department, li answer
' - ' -t Postmasters, ' ' J j ; ! i
1. Dry goods may be mailed ender the
rules governing third-class matter, pack
ages limited to four pounds, wrapped so as
to admit, of examination without, destroy
ing the wrapper, and unaccompanied by
any writing iu addition to the address;
postage, oue cent tor each two ounces or
2. Theh of July being a leeal holiday,
postmasters can close their onice on that
day the same as on Sundays. (See sec. 36,
?. 16, Keg. lS73.fr . -
S.-Hiolisliers of newspapers cannot send
iopMsof their papers to other than ngu
lar; subscribers, without prepayment of
postftge at transient rates, ir matter wheth
er the parties addressed live in the same
couuty or not. -
If a postmaster has information that a
publisher is so doing, he should require
die publisher to take tho oath prescribed
by section 140, page 177, Keg., Ed. 1873, and
if he refusua k da fid vise (he Depart
ment. 4. All third-class matter should be pro
paid iu full, or the same shauld not be for
warded ; but if the same reach Its destina
tion, not having been prepaid in full,
double the prepaid raft-a must be collected
on the unpaid portion.
When parties refuse to pay the postage on
merchandise, and to take it oat of a post
office, il should be sent to the Dead Letter
& When newspapers are sent In bulk
from one post orDee to auother with the
intention of - having them d islribuled
inroosh the boxes- or general delivery ol
the onice to which they are addressed, they
should be prepaid in full at the mailing
otHce.atthe rate of one cent for each two
ounces or fraction thereof; and, in addition
to such prepayment, the postmaster at the
otnce of delivery must be furnished with
postage sutttcieiit to pay the drop rate on
fl When an official package arrives at an
office of deli vtry, having been insufficient
ly prepaid with official stamps at the mail
ing onice, and the party addressed tenders
official stain ps in payment of Ibeamonnt
due, the postmaster should receive said
stamps, affix them to the package, cancel
them, and then deliver the package. '
7. United Htates postal cards, wiien ad
dressed to Canada, must have a one-cent
United States postage stamp affixed, in ad
dition to the stamp impressed on the card.
X. From and after July 1st, 1874. news
pn pom, one copy to eatb actual subscriber
milling within the county Where the am
are printed, in whole or in part, and pan
lisbed, shall go free through the mails; but
the same snail not be delivered at letter
carrier offices or distributed by carriers,
unless postage Is paid thereon as by law
9. The pasting or gumming of a printed
address on a postal card renders it un mail
able as a postal card, and subjects it to let
10. It is a violation of the postal laws to
inclose circulars, hand-bills, advertise
ments, or any other such matter in the
regular issue of a newspaper sent to sub
scribers, and such enclosure subjects the
entire package to letter rates of postage,
aud the sender to a flue of Ave dollars tor
eoolioffeuce. (See sec HI, 121, and 123, Keg
Ed. 1S7.- ' - I " f : - ; ..
IL. The postal laws do not exempt post
masters tram working on the public
12. "A person holdingan office nnder the
United States Government" is not prohibi
ted by the Histai law from serving as as
sistant portnuister. -'
13. Writteu argunrPTitKOf eonnsrt, wheth
er in sealed or unsealed envelopes, must be
charged at letter rates of postage.
14. The law makes no distinction- in the
rate of postage between official and private
letters, so the same rules govern the rate
of postage on all letters or packages,
whether official or otherwise. i ,
. ' r- f I ; .
- Rates of Commission "
CHARGED FOB POST OFFICE MONEY ORDERS.
On orders not exceeding S10 5 cents.
Over S10 aud not exceeding f-J10 "
OverSJO - " $W..15
Over $- ' WO JX) -
OverSW " " $50., 2.j "
No fractions of cents to be introduced in
Montgomery County Criminal Conrt
. . t ' - .1
will 60 held on 4th' Mondays of January
and April, and 2nd Mondav of Novembei,
by Judge C. W. Tyler, li. D. Johnson At
Sixth Division of the Chancery Conrt.
-' ' 1 ? "'
The Chaneery Court for this tho Sixth
Division, Hon. C U. Smith, pridiug,is
held at the following tlinesand places:
Hartsvili.e, Trousdale county, 1st Mon
days of February and August.
Ci.ahksvii.i.k. Montgomery county, 4th
Mondays of April and 1st Mondays of No
vember. Gallatin, Sumner county, 1st Monday o I
June and 4th Monday of December.
Lebanon, Wilson county, 2nd Monday
of April and 2nd Monday of October.
Springfield, Robertson county, 4th
Monday March and 3rd Monday in Septem
ber. . ,
Dover. Stewart county, 2m! Monday io
February and 4th Monday in October.
Ashlaxu Citv, Cheatham county, 3rd
Monday in January aud 2nd Monday in
Arlington, Houston connty, 4th Mon
day in February and 4th Monday in August.
Tenth Jndicial Circuit.
The Circuit Court of this, the 10th Judi
cial Circuit. Hon. J. E. Rice presiding, are
held at the following times and places: V
'Clarksttt.t.k, Montgomery eoanty, on
1st Mondays In January, May and Septem
ber. C. D. Bailey, clerk.
HPRiv6riEi.it, Roliertson connty, the 1st
Mondays in February, June aud October.
John Y. Hutching, clerk.
Ashland Citv. Cheatham county,' the
3rd Mondays in February, June and Octo
ber. W. B. Nichols, clerk.
Charlotte. Dickson county, the 3rd
Mondays in March. J uly and November.
J. A. Dodson, clerk.
Vaverlv Humphreys county, the 4th
Mondavsiu March, July and November.
H. M. Little, clerk. . .
Dover, Stewart connty, 2nd Mondays in
April, August and December. W. J.llag
, :' ' 1 '. I. O. O. F. v
Yocno Encampment No. 33, meet
FIRST nnd THIRD THURSDAY in
Pythagoras Lodge No. 23, meet
MONDAY EVENING of each week.
Clarksville Dodge, No. SO, meets
Monday night in every month.
Clarksville Chapter meets first Thursday
after first Monday.
Clarksville Council, meets second Thurs
day after first Monday.
'i'he Commandery meets third Monday.
Valley Forge Lodge. T. & A. M.
Meets at Oak Wood every second Satur
day In each month.
J. F. MORROW, Master.
E. S. Winn, Sec'y.-
Knights of Pythias.
Cumberland Lodge, No. 17, meets every
Tuesday night, at Masonic Hall.
TURNLEY & ELDER
(Successors to It. S. Moore & Co.)
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DEALERS IS ALL KIND3 OF
Iron, Guns, Cutlery,
jlgricultural. implements !
VIRGIMA SIllI UTTER !
Reapers and Mowers.
" A fun line of Clarksville Cast Plows,
WihmI and Iron IoiilleSliovel,aiid l'oinls,
Avery's Steel and Castl'lows aud 1'oinU,
AXES, Chains, HAKES,
Collars. Pumps. Cedar Ware", Ruiiders'Hard
warn, Mechanic 's Tools. Wasim .Material,
Iron Axk--s,!3t'ruigs,Steel Itutlx.elc, iuany
quruilitv, at IU lowest cash price.
Nov. i hfil-Iy. - - -
lO K SALE !
A small (asm of U0 acres, located In the
f . l. n .... .1 f riiriliiin I'ftlllltf k'r in
a rich section of country. Conveuient to
1 . . : : . ...... 1 . . L-1 lmnrAVuiiinnt.Dj,l
j .1111S,1 UUIl lirn,in-. ........... ... ..vu
I coimisiineof lxreilintr. with onw. 111s, halls.
lnr-li, kilclken, smoiie uouse, servai.i
houses, stalde. Ac. 1 his is a very desirable
home and a icood location for a I'hysictan.
Ai'V person wishing Ju purooase sucn a
Slai-e will plefise call mid xarulfie the
lirenritw, orarMresw me at Pitcher M ill,
Tenn. 1. T. HICKMAN.
0-l. 3, 71-tf.
ATKISSOS'S rURSlTURE STORE
.. il ,j : I.,-J. :
' AT NO. 21, FRANKLIN ST.,
Clarksville - : Tenn.
A full and complete stock of
constantly on hand, such as
BEDSTEADS, BUREAUS, WISH
stands, Wardrobes, Chairs, Ta
bles, Lounges, sideboards,
: : .Bok Cases, Wkat-Nots,
Hat Sacks, Matresses
HANDSOME CHAMBER SETS
bouKht of the best manufacturers, in al
. In Hair, WalDut and Rosewood.
BEDI. ROOM , SET'S,
In Oitk. Rosewood, Mahogany, Walnut,
i : varnished or in oil. , ,
DIXING U00X and HALL FURNITURE
all to be sold to suit the limes.
Besl Goods for ! Least Money !
i .,.). . , - -.
' Money saved n money made look here
before you buy. We are confident we can
make it to your Interest to buy of us. 1
Respectfully, ; ,
Q. C. ATKISSOX.
SAMUEL .. JOHNSON,
'' AND : '
REAL ESTATE AGENT,
t . ; ; . . . j
(Office Up Stairs)
CORKER FRANKLIX AND FIKSTSTR.,
Fire and Marine Insurance. The best
and cheapest Life Insurance In the United
OLD AND RELIABLE
New York Life Ins; Co.,
no new-iangW, nntrled, or experimental
company, but one time tried and tested
and ever found worthy. Undoubted in
demnity at the . ,
- ... '. ' !M .
LOWEST KX0WX BATES CONSISTENT
WlTH SEtlUITI.. .
Be not deceived and misled. The best is the
cheapest. - If you wish to insure your life,
choose a eom)o,ny of age, experience and
ahilitv.and you will select the '-Old Relia
ble" New YoVk Life.
M ill irive special nttention to bny
lnr, reuliinrauUfcelllusKeal Estate.
Feb. 21, 1871-lf.
' ' " " I i " j
(OLD STAND) ; ;
FIELD AND GARDEN -
" "Pfiails, "
. Etc., Etc.
Gnano, Uynsnm or Land Plaster, Patapsco
PLOWS, nOES, CHAINS, ETC.,
In any qountity, .
At the- i, ?
LOWEST CASH PRICES.
May 3. lS73-tf
CLARKSVILLE, - TENNESSEE.
We have a larglotof , .
OLD FOLKS' BUGGIES,
Family; " Carriaggs
on hand, which we will sell low. We are
also makinK the famous
PATENT SLIDE SEAT BUGGY!
which can be changed Into EH JUT differ
ent styks, either s two or 'fbar passenger
carriage. Any lady can change it in a few
.-- , ,
Done as low as the iowtst, and in the best
manner, liont for ;et the i.Ih-.
ISA K Kit & til It).
: .A JjARQE
S2.00 PER YEAR.
AS AN ADVERTISING MEDIl M.
IT OFFERS EXTRA
Wc are supplied with a
large and a small power press
and are prepared to print
anything from the smallest
card to a mammoth poster,
in the best style, at moderate
Session of 1871-5, begins Sept. 1 IS71.
; Iter. J. B.Rhxaker, T. D., President and
Professor of Metaphysics, Ac.
Javks Diswidui. A. 41 Professor of
L. M. tiCARLFA Orad. of University of
vs.. Professor of Latin, ftc
W. W. Leoakb, A.M., Professor of Greek.
. J.l'orrxAx.Urad.o University of Va.
French, Uerman and Kngllsh.
J. W. CAttLWUt, A- M, M. IX, Prof, of
W. M. Stewart, A. M., Professor (emer
ltns,) of Geoloicy and Mineralogy.
Biblical Coarse now Uught hy Rev. J. B.
Shkaeek, D. I.
Taitlon WOtoSTO a year, one-half yearly
Modern Languages, extra, f20 00
Incidental fee, iu advance,..
Apparatus fee. In advanee...
- 5 0u
iawm, per weeK,..
Washing, extra, per year,.
PUPILS ENTER FOR YEAR.
(Forty weeks make the year.)
1 THE SOUTHWESTERN
will soon supersede the College and those
who desire to enter the University would
d well to enter the College as the best
preparation for the classes of the Univer
Send for a Catalogue. Address the Presi
dent, Kev. J. 11. SHKAKEIt, U. D.. -June2U,
ISTt-tf , Clarksville, Tenn.
: CHEMICALS! .
Oils, Window Glass, &c.
M "- FOR THE MILLION
at his new store, on Fran klin street. nearly
opposito Court-house-. Call anil examine
stock and prices, as I uronose to ket-oafull
stock of all goods In my line, and will not
oe unuersoru oy anyiKHiy.
Kpeclal attention will he paid to the pre
scription department, wh ich is in chance
of .Mr. ii . Vailiant, and persons sending
prescriplions to nie may rely on having
them prepared with accuracy and prompt
ness al auy time, day or night
S. B. STEWART.
Have now In store. For I lie Harvest !
IH7I, the lollowins; well known aud re
liable Machine, which they oiler to the
Farmers with perfect confidence. We have
sold these .Machines for the mist Ave years.
and their actual lield-work will hear us out
in what we may say of their excellence :
SELF RAKE REAPER
which Is the only reliable SELF RAKE
now in use strong ana Durable.
Iron Frame Mower
has no holt to Jar loose Is the lii(htest
urait ami easiest naiMlieu Mower now sola
Asa DitOl'PKlt we can recommend the
Improved Excelsior Reaper
as first class machine In every rsspect. It
cuts full six feel wide well made and
are known from actual field test as the
best Threshers now made.
Two and Four-horse
Ground 'Hog Threshers,
Superior---Walking ; Cultivator,
with which one man can plow 8 to 10 acres
of corn per day.
A full Hue ofKterl nat rt Plows
nnd ial. Iron autl Wmmi uanDie
ftbovelK, lle, .
Builders Hardware, Jlecban
les' Tools, Wa?on Material,
Iron, ixles, Springs,
Plow Steel, Bolts,
isfnllandeornidete. We ofT.r RPFflAL
Inducements lo CAfclf BITEKs on
)f At I1IXKBY and all other goods we
We respect fcil lv solicit a call from oar
friends anil Hie puuuc generajiy.
FOX & SMITH.
Hay , lK7t-tf.
HOME JIADE CUAIRS.
I am now manufactnrlnk and keep con
stantly on band a varied six-k of genuine
Split liotm,Holid L'ane.and Htool Boiunn
Chairs. Also a va'ietv of ItockinK Chairs
on hand. Chain of any given dimensions
BtS'.le to order.
Persons wish Inr rood, stronr. substantial
work, would do well to call aiul examine
mr Kh ad Rj1erMn Crwer
ICmaKrN lr Ntreeta.
II. A. CTKREXT.
: April II. 187t-tf.
Blanks or eerj descrip
tion, for sale at this omre.
KO. 2T, FU.VSKUX 8T.
A good assortment of
Undertaker's Material !
WOOD CASES AND CASKETS,
In Rosewood or Walnut.
METALIC C.LSES and CASKETS,
of the most approved stylo and flulsh In
slock. That geui, the
for children, trimmed In silver or gold
Will give my personal attention to all
culls In die eily.
We al waysseud some one loeouduct bnr
lals ln thecity. It Is uot left entirely to
try ear'Se ft,rnl8heJ for bo'h clly and coun-
A1I orders promptly attended to.
FOR FALL AMIJVI VTER TRA11E.
ciiei goods :
' .. AT -
Ladles' and Gents' rnrnlsbln Goods,
CLOTIIIN G ,
Hats, taps, Boots, Shoes, etc
Stock new and very select.
Clothing made to order, and warrant-
el to giv'e satisfaction.
Store Room on Franklin street.
ueariy opposite rusr Ur MCE.
FOIMLJM MifffiE SHOP
V O.JIM EB CK STMKET.
Steam Engines, Saw Mills,
PLANTER'S PRIZE SCREWS.
Xaehtnery Repaired at Short JTotice.
Call and see our
STEAM JET PI Sf P. .
and throw away your cold water Pumps
no more use for them when you can do
WHITFIELD. BATKS CO
Auc 26. Tl-tf.
U. B. WILSON. UESRY FRF.CH
J. P. Y. WHITFIELD.
C. B. WILSON &. CO.
rpHAKiJFUXj FOR THE LIBERAL PA
X troui-euxteuded to us last year, and
hoping a continuance of the same, lis v
lug add 3d lo onr inachinecy and stock ol
manufactured koous. we can furnish on
1 QJ ..V will furnish plana and
O. estimates of mateilala for
G. B. WILS0Y & f0
Commerce Street, near the Foundry.
April lii. l71-ly.
BR. II. E. 33EVCII
OITIr at hU ResiJenfe. st rfoor to
MrthiidLit Chnrrli, Franklin Street,
juiy z... h.hi
THE OLD SHERWOOD HOUSE,
M0DEKMZE1) AND MADE SEW
' TrRXISHED MW AT A COST Or TtfiM.
TIIK OXLT FinST-CTASS IIOTSK IX
THE t'lTT AT TIIK LOW KATE
OF i M PKK DAT.
V. ii. DAMRON. Prop'r.
I 'LAY STtXSOS, UfB .SUA WVKK, tl'ks.
FROM OCT. 1ST, 1
Cur losl ilellvereil IKe rr buslie
Car load on siile truck I's; ier hushel
Wagon load on nl.letnu k se w-r bushel
Wnitn load delivered is; er lwshel
We w li.undfrno cireuiii-taii-, devl:ite
mini tti aiMre pri, anii-w it tie with
clfi-tMOI cliurily. This Coal tins tMreii iihhI
here more than I wo Tears nnd himnade Its
own reputation. lU-soeirtiullr,
il G ARB.
would respectfully Inform the eitixens
of Clarkvllle anil the surrounding eounljr
that 1 have opened a
Retail Family Grocery
on Franklin Street, opfMMlte Franklin
Hall, In the City of ClarKsvilie, and will
keep constantly on hand a full supply of
the tx-xl Family tinsvries, at tli very
ly.wexlCiuili Fri'-e. licet my Kroreriea at
the same market all tlui tialaiuM of the
yrooery merchants do, aud eau sell as low
astbey can. I pay the Illichest Market
l'rice lor Country lroiuce, suc-b as fcamn,
Lard, liulter, Kitgs and Chickens, and all
kinds of Vegetables, and 1 reanectlullv
wiiicil your patrouaite, pledgins myself to
sell to you a cheap a you can get thesaiae
artiele anywhere in thecity.
t resli mat,ol cnoice quality, will be far
nished any boor during the day.
All goods Delivered within the Citv I J ro
il Free of Charge. Fleas give me a call.
Aug.!, Tt-tf. J. J. K AWLS.
T. D. SCOTT, - - - Proprietor.
Thlsbrmaelseoraplete la all Its appoint
ments, and the table supplied with the beat
inemarget anorua, atreaaonabie rates.
Gratoful TiiousaiaN i)wl:ii!ii
VlXEGAR BlTTEIt.S ttlC IlKist WnlhiiT-
fal Inviorant t!i;it ever s;ist;ri.icl
tho sinkius: system.
No IVrsoii can Xac 1 Iioh- llit
tors accordins ta directions, and re--maiu
V ouweil, provideil tlieir
Ixiiios are not destroyed bv mineral
poison or otber rueuui, auJ vital or
pan wasted beyond repair.
Uilious, ileniittcnt, anil In
tpnr.ittent Fevers, which are so
Tircnilent in the valleys of our great
rivers throughout the United States,
csjwcially tlmso of tho Mississippi,
Ohio, .Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee,
Cumberland, Arkansas, Red, Colo
rado, Itrazos, Kio Grande, Pearl,
Alabama, Mobile, Saraunah, Ro
anoke, James, and many others,
with their vast tributaries, through
out our entire country during: tho
- Summer and Autumn, and remarka
bly so during seasons of unusual
heat and dryness, are t variably ac
companied by extensive derahgo
ruents of the stomneli and liver, and
othor abdominal viscera. In their
treatment, a purgative, exerting a
powerful influence Uxn these vari
ous organs, is essentially necessary.
There is no cathartic fur the piirposo
equal to Dk. J. Walkek's Vixegau
Kittkks, as they will speedily remove
thedarlt-coliirvd viscid mailer with wLu li
t!ie bowels are lo.nltil. at the samo tiuto
Htiinnlatiii; the secretions of the liver,
nnd ff'jiierally re-itrii!; thu hclllij: func
tions of the digestive orr;ui..
Fortifjr the body against dis
PaC by purifying all its fluids with
VlXKG.iit ItlTTKRa. cpiilrinic can
take bold of system thus lore-armed.
Dyspepsia or ludlestioii, Uia.i-
achc, I'ain in the Shoulders. Cimirh-.
Tijrhiness of the t'hot. Diixines. Sor.r
Kructations of the Stomach. Had T.tstu
in the Mouth, liiliotis Attack'. I'.ilit.i
tiou of the Heart, InRaniuiatioii of tho
Lungs l'iun in the rejrion f the kidney.:,
anJ a hundred otiw-t paiufid M'mptoms,
are the uffpriiipsof ly.sjx-pia. One bot
tle w ill prove a better piuirantec of itj
merits tban a lengthy atlvertisemctit.
Scrofula, cr Kind's Evil, Whito
Svrelliiiifs. I'lt-crs, Krysiiielas. bueilcd
Neck, Ooitre, Scrofulous lii!l;iiiiiii.-itin.
Indolent Intlaiuniatious. Mercnrial atrcc
tioas, Old Sores, Kruptious of the Skin.
Sore Eyes, etc. In these, as iu all other
constitutional Diseases. Walker's Vis
Koae BiTTEas hare shown 'Ju ir preut cur
ative powers in tho most obctinaio and
For Inflammatory and Chronic
Klietimat ism, Gout, Uiiious, Uc-mit-
tent and Iiiteniiittent fevers. Diieaae
of tho KIimhI, Ijver, Kidneys aud lli.uliler,
these 1 litters have no cipal. Such I .-.
cx-es arc caused by Yiiiutcd 1!mh1.
Hethaiiical Diseases. reranm
engaged in FainU anil MineraN, sucli as
I'lumbers, Type-setters. till-lH-aters and
Miners, as they adranro in life, are sub
ject to paralysis ul Uio Uowels. To euard
against this, take a dose of VT.vLkKB s
Vi'skgab IIittkks occasionally.
For Skiu Diseases Eruptions,
Tetter. Salt-Uheum, Hlotclu-s. Spots lim
ples, Fostiiles, ltoils. Carbuncles, Ring
worms, Sca!d-he;ul, Sire Eyes, Erysipe
las, Itch, Scurfs, Iii.oloratioiM of the
Skin. Humors and Diseases nf the Skin t
whatever name or u-turu. are literally
Ung np and earned out of the system in a
short time by the use of these hitters.
Pin, Tape, and other Worms,
larking ia the system of so ninny thou
sands, are elTectually destroyed and re
moved. Ho system of medicine, no vcr
mifages, no anthelmintics will free lha
system from worms like these Xiitters.
For Female Complaints, in young
or old. married or single, at tho dawn of
womanhood, orthe turn of life, these Ton
ie Bitters display so decided au iiitlucnc
that improvement is soon perceptible.
Cleanse the Titiated DIood
whenever you find its impurities barstinj;
through the skin in Pimples Eruptions
or Sores ; cleanse it when you find it ob
structed and sluggish in the vein; cleans
it when it is foul ; your feelings will tell
yon when. Keep the blood pure, and tie
health of the svstem will follow.
It. II. MrDOXI.I 4t CO,
Drappats Gea. A pts. Son Frnncuco. Califo
Bia. cor. of W'uliinirtua soil Charttna Sti .N. T.
Sold lr all UraiigUts svaul hlrfc
It. II. MrDOS ALD CO,
Dnurtrists k lifli A r-. & Fnuwucn. Cnlifofi
mis. tt er. of Wcshiiurtnn and Charitun Siml. V
tiold bjr all OrwggUla al ltralcrs.
The only known remedy for
and a positive remedy for
uoct. ;rtAVEi sTRicrruKs. ni.-
iSKTES, I)YiFFPSI., NEnVOt'M
ncontlnenee of Urine
inmatlon or I'lcer
D of the
BLA.D13ER and KIDNEYS,
Lenmrrhn-fi or Whites, Disease of the
Prostrate tiland, Mt.iie In the l;lailder.
Colcolns ; ravel or HrU-kdnsI Iw posit ami
jlucusor Milky, LiircliarKi-s.
Permanently turea!l Ils. a-;.-s ol tho
BLADDKIt, KIDNKYM, AN I) IiUOPHlCAL
Existing In Men, Women and lliiMren,
HT XO MATTEit WHAT TUB AUS
Prof. Kteele nays : "One liottle of Kenr-
ney's Fluid Kxt'act liuchu Is worth more
tban all other Nuchas coinl.'iiol."
Price. One Dollar oer Cottle, or Mix Hot
tlea for Five lul!ar.
Depot, 104 Duano St, New York.
A Phrslcian In atUinilanreloanswerro
respondents aud give ailvice gr.ilis.
Hend stamp tot Pamphlets, fri-e. " a
HERYOUS ; DEBILITATED
OF EOTII SEXES..
y CItarge for AJvU e and Contultntion
Pa. J.B. Drorr. trraduate f'Jef
ferson .Medical CVI!i-i?e. I'hi.'aJeli.hia,
author cf several TjluaMe works, can
consulted tin all disease of' the Sex
ual or Urinary Organs, (which he ha4
made an especial study) either in male
or (Vmale, no matter from what cause
originating or of bow long standing.
A practice or Jt' years enables htm to
treat diseases wilit success. Cures mar-
an teed. Charges reasonable. Those
at s distance can forward letter de
scribing symptoms and enclosing slasp
to prepay postage.
CHruumi vuiuc ni ufjllll. i rice iUC.
J. B. DYOTT. M. 1)..
Phvsiean and Sunreon, Jhiane iH..
a. jap. K, i i-iy