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From the Danville (ICy.) Tribune.
The following is tlio report of the
two committees, which were selected
bv Jas. V. Symons, Esq , to witness
certain assays 01 me ore ai tnc Cum
berland Fall, on the 20th day of No
vember, 1850:
Cumberland Fai.m, Nov. 20th 1850
We, the undersigned, being select
ed by James V. Symons, Esq., ns
constituting his first committee to wit
ness ami examine the first assay or
test of the ore nt this place, which
was to be made by him in pursuance
to notices heretofore given in the
newspapers, &c, do make the follow
ing report, to-vvit : i
Inasmuch, as there had been con
siderable excitement as well as grent
doubts manifested by many, as to the;
true qualities oi sanl ore, ami ueing
desirous that all such doubts should
be finally removed and put to rest, the
one way or the other, and in order
that every fact which could be ne
cessary to the final accomplishment
nnd attainment of this end, should be
brought to bear, nnd the more espe
cially as many of us came upon the
ground under the firm belief that there
was no silver in said ore. In the first
place, we proceeded to the bank or
mino from which said ore was taken,
and then anJ there caused a piece or
lump of the same to be dug out in our
presence; wo then carried the same
to the assayinc furnacf, where we
carelullv pulverized it. and witnessed
the mixing thereof with the fluxes,
nnd then and there saw tha crucibles
placed in said furnace, nnd carefully
and critically attended to the whole
process of assaying nnd smelting the
ore contained in said crucibles, which
rjroduccd the following result: two
minces of the ore viclded 10 trrs. of
pure silver, amounting to 5!)3,13 IJ
ounces to the ton of ore.
They would further report that 'his
was not a lair nssay, owing to the
fact that the coal used was not well
ooaked and furnace being in bad or
der, the continued press of the sur-
rniuidiiiir crowd, the loss of some of
the metal in pouring the same out of
the crucible, the wont of proper im-
nlnmcnts. &.C.. in consequence of
which we think nt least one-half
the pure metal was lost.
Neither Professors SchaefTer
Peter bcinff present, and having,
wn understand, nllfdircd that silver
n i ,
was put in the fluxes which had
heretofore been used by Mr. Symons.
in order to produce silver from said
ore, or to have the appearance of do.
ing so, and the committee not being
prepared to analyse said fluxes, at the
request of Mr. Symons a portion of
each flux was put in the bands of Dr.
P. Mason and Chas. Uidgewny. Esq..
to be handed to Prof. SchaefTer, of
Danville, for his examination, there
being no one present to bi.ar any of
them to Prof. Peter.
In:imnnli ns wo understand there-
have been some charges of fraud,
imposition.juogling, tfcc.made against
Mr. Symons in regard to the tests
which he has heretofore made of said
ore, we take great pleasure in saying
that lie was perfectly Iree in exhibit
ing nil his fluxes, nnd in explaining,
to us ns far as possible, the whole prin'
ciple upon which the nssay was made,
and the result, and we have no hesi
tation i.i saying that, in our opinion,
he is nn accomplished scholar, and n
perfect gentleman, nnd in all respects
skilled nnd well qualified to perform
the duties of an assaycr and smelter,
and that he is wholly incapable of the
comm ssion of fraud, imposition, trick
ery, or juggling, and that we look
upon him ami feel proud to acknow l
edge that he is one of Kentucky's
grentest benefactors, nnd that his
name will bo written upon the bright
pages of history in future nes, ns a
benefactor to posterity, and as such
we lender him our most sincere
The Second Committee would say,
that they fully nnd In all respects
concur in the statements nnd declara
tions made in the foregoing report,
with the exception of the result of the
assav made in our presence, which is
aa follows: two ounces of the ore pro
duceJ 31 grains of pure silver, making
1150 5-19 ounces to the ton of ore.
Charles Uidgewny, Danville. Ky.
John Poeue, Uarboursville, ky.
C. M. France, ,
Samuel E. Booker, Washington
county Ky.
Thomas W. Nantz,
R. M. Cobb. Knox. co. Ky.
W. W Bicket, Marion co. Ky.
J. D. Scott, Stanford, Kv.
P. B. Mason. Boyle c. Ky.
J. D. Scott, Stanford, Kv.
P. B. Mason, Boyle co. Kv.
T. M. Doolin, Pulaski co. Ky.
E. Ke!ly.
Jos. Porter, Somerset, Ky.
IV. F.Scott.
M. Vnnwinkle, Wayne co. Ky.
Francis N Goddard, Wayne co.
John Chesone, Casey co. Ky.
Thomas Kockhold. Whitley co. Ky.
Joseph B. Stockton, Edmonton,
Uarrren co.
Jas. F. Marrs.
A. E. Pogue, Barbourmlle, Ky.
Another Victim op Kum. The
Wilmington (f)el ) Gazette states that
Prrtf A ni.L.. f
i mi. niniuj, u young man oi nne
acquirments, whose classical attain
menls are well attested in a work
vuimeu riicmenis oi Literature, or
an introduction to ths study of Rhe
toric and Belles Letters,'' published
in 181!). by Lippincolt & Co., of
I hilailelphia, died in that city on Mon
day last, after being found in an al
most frozen condition in an old hovel,
with a bottle of whisk v l)V hi mttk
Tie recently held the pos'tion of Pro
fessor of St. Mary's College, at Wil
mington, from which he was removed
on account of his inebriate habits. He
continued, however, his course of dis
sipated h:i hits, until he was reduced
to a condition of utter destitution
houseless, and homeless. frionilln
and pennyless he was driven to the
extreme ol starvation, wandering
about, seeking shelter wherever
chance directed him.
Patent Deviltry. A new thing
nas laieiv presented itself to public
favor, which is as complete a speci
men of patent deviltry ns human in'
ccnuity can devise nn infernal ma
dune, compared with which in its
capacity for detling destruction nnd
death, the device of a Fieschi is but
a plaything. It consists of a smail
capsule composed of gum nnd sugar,
enc.nsing about n fourth of a tea
spoonful of brandy, just about enough,
with the excited saliva, to make
si) all toddy in the mouth, adapted to
the ambition and capacity ot the ns
ing generation. These things, it np
pears, are sold nt the confectionnries
in the large cities north nnd east.
rive cents worth ol them contain
about a table spoonful of brandv,
enough to give a bov, ns nn initial
operation at least, quite an expeii
mental notion of a 'drunken spree.
vVho claims the honor of this inven
tion we do not know, but the article
seems first to have nttrnctcd the nt
tention of a Dr. Jewctt, of Rhode
Island, who hns warned parents and
the public nt large against them.
Baltimore Sun,
"Tell," a correspondent of the Bos
ton Post, wrote the following, which
contains a wicked word, and should
not, therefore, be read by anybody:
County court was sitting a while
ago, in, on the banks of the
Connecticut. It was not far from this
time of year cold weather, any how
and a knot of lawyers had collected
around the old 1' ranklm. in the bar
room. The fire blazed, nnd muss ol
flip wero. passing nway without a
groan, when in come n rough, gaunt
looking"lnbo of the wooes," knapsack
on shoulder nod staff in hand. Me
looked cold, and half perambulated
the circle that hemmed in the fire, as
with n wail of brass, looking for n
chance to warm his shins. Nobody
moved, however; and, unable to sit
down for lack of n chair, he dij the
next best thing leaned against the
wall, "with tears in his lists and eyes
doubled up," and listened to te dis
cussion on the proper way of serving
a referee on n warrantee deed, ns ii
he was the Judge to decide the mat
ter, Soon he attracted the attention
of the company, nnd a young sprig
spoke to him. "Yon look like n trav
eler. 'Wall, I spose I am I come
from Wisconsin afoot 't any rate "
"From Wisconsin? That is a dis
tance to go on one pair of less. 1
sny, did you ever pus through hell on
your travels?" "Yis sir," he nns
we red -a kind of wicked look stealing
over his ugly phizinahojrany "I been
through the out-skirts." "I thought
likely. Well, what arc the manners
and customs there some of us wouM
like to know." "Oh." says the pi I -;rim
deliberately half shutting his
eyes, nnd drawing round the corner
of his moult) till two rows of yellow
stubs with a mass of masticated pic
tail appealed through the slit of his
cheek "you'll find them much the
same as in this region: the lawyers sit
nigltest the fire.
Prolific Pullets. Mr. S. S. Law
rence, of Tynsborough, Massachu
setts, has a Hlunghai pullet, eight
months old, that has laid forty-two
large size eggs in fortyfive days.
One day she hid two of the above
number. Mr. Lawrence, also, has
one other Shanghai pullet, seven
months old, of Marsh's stock, that has
laid twenty-two egas in twenty-three
days, and is laying daily, at the presi
ent date.
Freak op Nature. A lady of
distinguished rank ia Paris, lately
gave birth to a child, which, though
otharwise well formed, was totally
without brain. The young creature,
like the sensitive plant, experienced
ihe liveliest emotion upon bjing touch
ed. The top of the !-ead was com
pletely flat, which, joined to a long
and narrow jaw. gave to the face the
resemblance of the head of a rabbit.
It lived iwentv-two hours, to the great
astonishment of the doctors who had
assembled to inspect this extraordi
nary phenomenon.
Wanted A few knshela of Irish Pota
ss. Apply st this offics.
DIED ii Bi'inon, Plk County, on Sat
urday morning, 1st instant, Lucinda f.
infant daughter of John A. S, anil Mary
risniT, ageuur.e month ami eleven days.
MRS. HUMPH RE YSproposesinstruct
LM ing a class of young laiJies in Draw
ing, Painting, and Embroidery, at her
resilience. Lessons coiiniiencinir nn Hip
31 Miirch terminating Hie last of July
Every kind of ornamental needlework is
embraced in the term Embroidery on Sa
tin, with silk flosns ( 'handle Cranes
11-,.!. ... L.- i. '
iji-uj, 1'iriiuii wura in an iii su
perb and innumerable varieties. Worsted
work, Irom its mm pie elemeniarv stitches
iu ine latest anu most impruveil Berlin pat
terns. The lessons in Drawing will h elemen
tary and progressive. She cannot promise
ber young friends proficiency in this ele-
jam and essential branch of genteel edu
cation in a few briel lessons; but will irv.
m an easy and perspicuous manner, to in
struct in Hie theory nnd practice of per
spective in drawing and coloring land
scape scenery animals, and the human
til. u re, and also in the delightful art ol
painting flowers from nature and hopes,
Irom an intelligent familiarity will) the
rules of the an, they wi'l be able soon lo
produce drawings free from those coarse
errors so frequently met wiih, and so dis
gusting to the eye of ihe Amateur.
The forenoon of each duy will be devot
ed to a small class in Eng. Science. The
course shall be thorough and efficient in
this department.
Embroidery (Wed. and Fri. p. m.) $5,00
Urawng and Painting (Tuesday
and Thursday,') 8,00
Literary Department, 700
Monday afternoon will be devoted ' to
composition and reading Ihe best authors
for improvoment. All the classes will he
expected to participate in these exercises.
fehruary 4. I SSI 3t 24
Athens Female Academy.
I'Hfc hecnml Session of the Athens Fe.
E mat Academy, under the charge and
management ol MissO. E. Marchbawks,
will commence on ihe 17lli day of Febru
ary, 1851.
From the general satisfaction expressed
by the patrons or the Academy, at Ihe
manner in which ihe institution was man
aged during ihe First Session, ihe Trustees
are warranted in giving assurance to pa
rents who have daughters lo educate, that
thf y will be gratified in all they desire by
placing them under tha care of Miss
Prof. G. It. Knabe will continue in the
Musical Department. His reputation as a
Teacher of Music renders ii untiecessAiy to
nay any thing in regard to his qualifica
tions. He will also give lessons, il desired,
to others not members of the School.
The tuition fees and incidental einenses
will be as follows:
Spelling, Reading,Writing,Ariihmt.
tic, English Grammar and Geog-
"W. 87,00
r rencn, naiian anu Spanish l.snr
guages, Mathematics, Natural Phi
losophy, Moral Science, Astrono
my. Stc, mon
Dm wins, Painting. &c. 3.00
Music on the Piano, 1,1.(10
Guitar. 15.00
Incidental Expenses, ,(J0
The Trustees have the assurance from
several of Ihe most respectable, families ol
Ihe plac that lliey will board youns ladies,
including light and fuel, at irom $1,50 to
$2,00 per week.
Rer. Mr. Lynn,
It. C. Jackson,
S K. Reeder.
T.J Cmiiphell.Jr,
Geo.W. Bridges.
lie. Jacob W. Miller,
James S. Bridges,
It. jN. McEwen,
James Gellys,
A. I). Keys.
T.N. Van Dyke.
J. F. Slover,
Richard Haley,
II H. Rider,
Feb. 7, 1811 if
Importers and Jobbers,
53 Liberty Street, New York,
(Between D r o a d w a y &. Na ss a u.)
A RE now receiving a rich and beautiful
assortment of Fancy Silk and Alilli-
nery G 'ods, lo which they would particu
larly invite the attention of all Cash pur
chasers, and will make it an object for them
to give lliein a call, as they are determined
to sell their assortment, lor Cash, lower
ihmi ever before offered in this market.
MiCuier can supply themselves with
evt-r,- rtftale in their line nt about the fosl
j Importation or A u lion prices. Many
ot our goods are manufactured expressly
tor our own sale, and cannot be surpassed
lor beauty or low prices.
llich Hat and Cap Ribbons, a large va
Silks and Satins for Bonnets.
Ciapes, Crape Lisses. Tarlelons and Il
lusion Laces.
Trimmings for Hat, Caps and Dresses
Jenny LtndCaps, Party and Opera Head
Embroidered Capes, Collars, Cuffs, and
Embroidered Edgings and Inserting.
Swiss and Mutltn.
Thread. Brus-els, Valeuciene. Silk and
Lisle Thread Laces.
Embroidered, Rereire and Plain Linen
Cambric Hdkfs.
Gloves and Mills, Kid.Silk, Liale Thread
and Sewing Silk.
Scarfs. Cravats and Dress Hdkfs.
Swiss, Jiconelt, Book Muslins, and
Bishop Lawns.
Embroidered, Damask and Plaid Cotton
Crape Shawls.
A lull assortment or Straw Goods.
French and American Artificial Flowers.
With a largs variety not mentioned
All wishing to avoid paying long prices
wilt make money by calling and satisfying
Feb. 7, 1851 3t 124
Grocers & Commission Merchants,
AVR couitantljf on hand a large stock in
Their particular attention is given to the
ale of Bacon, Lard, Feathers, Flour and
Grain. Any party deiirinc information in
regard to the Savannah market will meet
with prompt attention.
JUM7, IBJU 1J- 19
School Books
Booksellers and Stationers,
00 John tt., Xew York,
PHY is a simple, concise, comprehen
sive, and useful "realise fcr children. It
begins with ihe very first elements, arid
proceeds step by step at a pace adapted to
mat ol n child. He is nmle to understand
what lie learn. Ii is i luslraled with lt(
Engravings and 20elesanl Maps.
Smith's Quarto, or Second Book of Ge
ography The arrangement and plan of
i Ins work is very generally approved by
teachers ihe maps standing upright in the
book and lacing the text, primed from steel
and copper plates wilh great clearness and
distinctness, made so by bright and dis
tinct coloring-, the letler-Dress bein?? Ilie
finest of school book work, and the whole
in style and beauly superior lo other Uuar
to Geographies.
Smith's Gtoaraiihti and Atlas. This
work, so favoraWy known lo ihe public,
lorms llie third book of the series, and is
designed fur those who desire a more ex
tended course than is contained in the fore-
going hooks.
SimiM iiilrnduttoru Arithmetic con
sisting of Questions and Tables lo employ
the mind and fingers only, lo so belore the
slale and prepare lor jl.
Smith's Practical Menial Arithmetic
Conlnioing Meiitnl Arithmetic with the
use ol the slate. This work has Ions been
belore the public, and is well known lo most
Key to the above for teachers.
Smith's .Veto ArUlimclie. l2an in
which Ihe whole of Arithmetic is embraced
in one bonk, divided into Three Pails. It
is adapted to all daises of learners. Ther
are in my Ihinss new in Ihn work, anJ of
practical utility lo men ol business.
Key lo the above lor teachers.
Vlagfel's Elocution, or Elocution Made
Easy Containing rules and selections lor
defamation and reading, wi:h figures illus
Iralive ol gesture.
The American Expositor, or Intellectual
Deliner, designed lo promote Ihe general
adoption of a systematic course ol instruc
tion in the English languase.
The Gradual Primer, nt Pnrnary School
Enunciator. P.trl I. The Child's First
S'ep, taken in ihe right place. A new
plan of leaching the alphabet, combining
tht advantages both ol the old and the
modern methods, and avoiding the disad
vantages of each with full directions in
teachers for the correct and distinct utter
ance ol ihe elementary sou-Vis one t fe
me n I at a time.
iiiirnauciwii to me uraitual Header, or
Primary School Enuncimur. Pan II. The
Child's becond Step at the right lime. The
pupil is gradually introduced lo the simple
consonant comhinatmns, the points. Sec ,
by progressive exercises kept distinct Irom
the Reading Lessons that only one thing
may be taught at a time.
intermediate Reading, or Primary School
First Class Book, with Elementary Exer
cises in articulation and the First Princi.
pies in Elocution; designed lo follow the
Iniroifuclion and lo precede Ihe Gradual
Til Gradual Rtnder contains besides
the Reading Lessons an original system ol
articulation, consisting ol exercises upon
every vowel nnd consonant element, and
every vowel and consonant combination in
llie languase Ihe first ever published, and
the only complete system. Also, Tables
lor simultaneous practice.
The Second Class Header, llie Fourth
Book ol Tower's Series lor Common
Schooli, developing principles of Elocu
tion, practically illustrated by Elementary
Exercises, wi ll Reading and Lessons in
wlin'h references are made in these princi
ple; di-aigneil to follow the Gradual Reader.
First C7h Header, or Filth Book of
Tower's Series for Schools, in which the
higher principles ol Elocution are explain
ed and illustrated by appropriate exercises;
designed to follow ihe Practical Reader.
The Gradual Speller, nnd Complete
Enunciator, being the first attempt lo
arrange words in separate classes, by the
consonant combinations, with n new and
simple method of indicating the sounds of
the vowels and dipihongs said to offer the
greatest facilities ior leaching Orthography
and Pronunciation, including a distinct ar
ticulation. Gradual Lessons in Grammar, or Guide
to the construction of the English Lan
guage, by the analysis and composition of
sentences, with a tieipiel in the same book,
containing a clear development of the
principles of Grammar, on a new plan,
which will commend itstlf as rational and
philosophical to every teacher. This book,
so teachers say, will produce a great change
in the instruction given in this science; be
ginning in the right wav, and proceeding
step by step as the child's understanding
leads linn on.
Intellectual Algebra, or Oral Exercises
in AL'ebra fur Common Schools and Acad
emies. I'll is work is on a new and origi
nal plan, and is ihe first attempt so to sim
plify and illustrate this series that it may
be taught orally. A; a discipline of the
mind in teaching a child to think and rea
son. Algebra is pre-eminent, and this work
places it in the power of younger classes
to be benefited by such mental exercise.
It divesls the science of its mystery and re.
pulsiveness, and brings its principles clear
ly before the mental vision, so simplified
and illuslrtted that they can be readily
comprehended by most pupils from ten to
twelve year of age.
Ackerman's Xalurnl lliHory, The de
sign ol (his work is io awnken a spirit of
inquiry in the minds of youth, by bringing
belore them, in is condensed and simple
manner a possible, some of the most in
teresting portions or ihe History ul the
Animal kingdom. It is intended as a
Reading and Recitation hook, and in a.
ready extensively used in the first class of
public schools.
Guernsey's History of the United States
nmerieo.--Design,d lor Schools: extend
ing Irom the discovery of America by Co
lumbus lo ihe p'esenl nine; wi'h numerous
Maps and Engravings, together with a no
lice of American Annqniiiea and the Indi
an Tribes. By Egbert Guernsey, A.M.
To introductory chapters are introduced,
containing an account of American anti
quities and a History ul the Indian tribes.
In colonial history nn important point has
been pasd over; while a larger space has
been devoted lo the Revolutionary War
than ia usual ia achool histories.
The biognpliy of each President of the
United Slates is given in cunueciion with
hisadminisiratior. Throughout the entire
work Ihe mind of ihe uuml is nariiculirlv
directed loan overruling Providtnee, who-e
protecting care has u en so often manifest
ed in our national existence. The work
is printed on larje open tt'pe, well bound,
and contains 150 pases I2m.
niew and elesan' hook on Asironomv. in
quartu form. Smith's llluttruletl .'Isirono-
my designed for ihe use ol the Public or
Common Schools in the United Stales.
Illustrated with numerous original Dia
grams, by Asa Smith. Principal of Public
school ino. I )i, ol ihe city o! yew ork.
It has been the object of this Manual ol
Astronomical Science lo prpsent nil the dis
tinguishing principles in physical astrono
my wiih ns few words ns possible, but
with such ocular demonstrations, by way
of diagrams and maps, as shnll make the
subject easily understood. The letter press
descriptions and the dMgramalic illustra
tions will invariably be found at die same
opening of Ihe bonk; and more explanatory
cuts are given and at much less price than
have heen given in any other elementary
Booksellers, Merchants, Teachers, &,c,
can be supplied at lair prices, for cash or
approved credit, wiih any kinj of School
and Miscellaneous Books, by
The above Books are for sale at the Store
of A. McKELDIN, Athens, Tenn., and
J. A. & C. VV. COFFIN, Madtsonvilfe,
Feb. 7, 1851 3m 124
Teacher Wanted
A TF.ACHERis wanted lo lake charge
of Poplar Hill Academy. This Acad
emy is situated about 3g miles southwest
of Athens the building is large and com
fortable, and the lecatiou as healthy as any
in Easl Tennessee. It is in the midst ol a
populous section, and a good teacher would
not fail to he liberally supported. I' is de
sirable to obtain a person lo lake the
school on his own responsibility, and eve
ry fl'orl will be used by the people of the
neighborhood to make it large and profita
ble to the Teacher. No one hut a tho
rough English scholar need apply. Appli
cation can be tnmle l either nt the sub
scribers, in the neighborhood, or through
Ihe post office, Athens, T-nn.
fc A man v ilh a family can obtain a
very comlurtable tesidence convenient to
the Academy.
Feb. 7, H.i!-3t 121
"Chacery CourtTPikevilleT
Office or the C. Jit M ,)
January Holes. 1851. )
Hugh F. Gilbreath,
Samuel R Gilbreath.
"IN motion, and il appearing that the de
" fendant is a non resident of ibis Slate,
it is ordered thai publication be made in the
Alliens Post, a newspaper published in ihe
town of Athens, MuMinn county, Tennes
see, for four successive weeks, requiring
Ihe said defendant lo appear on or bi-lure
the next term of the Chancerv Court, io he
held al Pikeville, Bledsoe county, Term.,
in the 2d Monday ol March next, and an
gerilif C'xiiplaiiiMnl'i. )')J, or ihe aini
will be taken lor confessed, and set for hear
ing ex parte.
Jan. I.r. I85l4i ,s!3 121
Over Shoes.
4 SUPERIOR lot ol Over Shoes, ne
' style, lor sale at
4 LIST of unpaid taxes, McMinn cnun
ty, for 18 VJ, VH). Iibs been led with
the subscriber, who Is authorized to re
ceive and receipt for the same. Persons
who have not paid their taxes lor Ihe above
years can settle them by calling on him
immediately. S. K. REEDER.
Jan. 21. IS.1I It. 122
School Land for Sale.
I WILL, on Saturday, the 221 day of
March next, sell on the premises, the
School Land, re-valued by Ci;mmssioner
appointed fur that purpose, in ihe ecouu
township, second range, West ol the tas
line, and IGih section, in the Oi-oee Dis
trict, containing; three hundred and iwnnty
acres, the North Easl and North West
quarters of said section. Said Land was
valued al ihe sum of ine hundred dollars,
and will be sold according to Aei of Assem
bly. JOHN II. PAYNE. Clerk.
Jan 21. 1851 (it Prs f-e 82.5(1 122
Forwarding Agent,
Itallon, tVf-f.,
ll'LI., attend promptly to ihe Forward
ing of Merchandize or Country Pro
duce Consigned io his care. Will also give
his attention to the adjustment and settle
ment of accounts lor Freights, lost Goods,
&c, and whenever desired, rmdi-i from
ih Books of the Railroad Office at this
place, full particulars ol accounts lor freight
from any given time down.
Letters post-paid will receive strict at
tention. Dalton. Ian. 17, 1831 if 121
CIA It it I AUK Sl'ltlNGS. A few set ol
' first rate Carriage Springs fur sale nt
M,iT3.Tn It KK DHIl'S.
OUi BBLS. King's Salt, for sile by
Nor. 20. 1850
e. cni.i.m, m. d.
Drs. Clementson & Collins,
RESPECTFULLY inform the citizens
of Meigs. McMinn. Rhea and Roane
counties, that lliey are associated together
in the practice ol Medicine, and trust, by a
prompt attention to all calls, lo secure a
continuance of patronage herelolore ex
tended. Dr. Clementson s place ot residence is at
Ten Mile Stand, Meigs ro. Dr. Collins is
located at Jeremiah Chapman s, on Ten
nessee River, Meigs co.
Feb. 22. 1850 if 74
Jenny Lind Caps,
JUST received and for sale bv
Water Proof Boots.
2 t-ASES Men's warranted real stiched
Water Proof Boots, just received and for
h a. vv. koss & co.
Nvo.8, 1850 in
Save your Rags.
'T'HE subscribers have now in operation
their NEW PAPER MILL, near
Athens, Tenn., and want lo purchase
300,000 LBS.
of clean Cotton or Linen Rag, for which
Ihe highest price will be riven.
Jan. 10. 18.01 if i2f)
To all persons lelm hunt claims axnintl the
Entitle of Mark McKenzie. dee'd :
VW me lierehy nntilieil to hie voof
claims regularly aiithenlirated as Ihe
Inw directs, with Ihe Clerk of Ihe Cnunly
Couil of Monroe county, on or before 20lli
day of April next, ihai'pro rn distribu
tion of snid estate may be made among Ihtj
creditors of said estate, according in la w.
N. J.SPILLMAN.int'r.
Jan. 10, 1851-41 120
Superior Syrup,
4 PRIME article of Golden Syrup, just
r- received and lor sale by
Dec 20. S. K. REEDER
Make no Delay!
4 LL persons indebted lo llie house of
1X- 11. T. COX. Alliens, Tenn., eiihet by
note or aciMium. Bre hereby requested to
make immediate CASH payment, thereby
saving OHicer's costs. Further indulgence
can not and will not be given.
JOEL K. 3ROWN, Aent.
Nov. 29. 1850 if 114
Water Proof Boots
kjJO.MK I III.Mi superior and just
thing for present wear, to
no'hin j
of their unusual cheapness.
Nails and Brads.
QflJ KEGS of the very best Cumberland,
I ennsylvania, Nails and
Brads, jusl
recived nnil for sale by
Nov. 8. '50 G. W.
Leather, Leather!
A LOT of superior UPPER and SOLE
LEATHER on hand and for sale low
Nov. 8, 1850 111
Rags! Rags!
fiYl OOf) LI!S- "' ullr'"1 Cotton and
AVUjVUUynen Hags wauled, for
which a liberal price will be given, by
Jan. 3. IH5I S. K KEEDER.
Just Received,
KJIRK8II Driigiainl n lew Instruments a'ir
t'linil) , Kinsim nnd Almonds a good
supply of very fine Chewing fotnioro u good
supply of Cnrhiiuiite of Soiln, cheap,
I hiivo now nn band nearly every thing that
will he culled for in this market in my line,
Siiple. iihisr Ii Hj I. VV l . I'HNS.
Hats, Hats,
4 GOOD supply ol the latest Fall Style,
just received and for sale hy
Nov. 8.
G. W. ROSS & CO.
Hats Hats
4 SUPERIOR assortment of Hats
Moleskin, Congress, California, Mexi
can, &.c, lor sale hv
Land for Sale.
"MIE undersigned is desirous of selling
bis LAND, in McMinn county, lour
miles West of Alliens, on Ihe waters of
Mouse ('reek. The tract contains 200
acres 30 or 40 acres of which are Creek
bottom, and not inferior lo any land in Ihe
county. 1 here are some eight or len ex
cellent Springs nn the land, so that good
water can be had in every held, also two
good young Orchaids. 'l'lu rn are on Ihe
premises a comlorlalde dwelling home, and
all necessary outbuildings. He also pro
poses lo sell his stock of Horses, Cattle.
Sheep, Hogs, Farming Uiensils, Stc, The
terms wnl be made accommodating. Per
sons wishing lo purchase are invited to
coll and examine lor themselves.
SCP If not previously disposed of it
will be offered at public sale, on the premi
ses.on Thursday, Ihe 2)ih of February next.
McMinn co.. Jan. 10. 1851 4t 120
IF Votl want a first rate article of B'auket
Overcoating, call on
KID Bud (.oat the very tit a Mid,
anil vnrv rtiHHii.
and very cheap.
Nov. 29. JACKSON
IlURSL'ANT to a decree of the County
Court of Polk count v, Tennessee, ai it
January session, I "Nil, I will proceed to sell
lo ihe highest tii.l l-r. nn twelve nnin'bs
credit, in Ilia town ol" IVnton, Pnlk county.
rennesre, on the Uili of February, 1951,
a negro man. named J AL h. lie is about Wl
years old, large and likely. Note wilh ap
proved security will bff required, (waring
interest from date.
Jan, 10. 1351-31. 120
THE Trusters of Forest Hill Academy
desire in employ a Teacher to fill the
place ol Mr. Samuel, the pre-ent Principal
of the Institution, who retires at llie end of
the present session. The next session will
commence between the first and loth of
March next. Address
Athens. Tenn.. Dc. 27. I8"ill i' IKS
2,090 Laborers Wanted
'VIE UNDERSIGNED wish to employ
1,000 Irish Laborers,
500 Naive born Laborers, and
500 Negroes,
To work on the Nashville and Chatta
nooga Railroad.
Dec. 13, 1850 if ' U

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