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ATII-ENS 'POST. t. . tVlfl,MTOI AMD FaOFMIETOB. TT i 41 ft year, paycM la senses, ral ' -.ioaf thsyser. f R .UKMatlsat tmill tit amarefsc era ftv 4,nxtlullM vUmI i PaMUher. 1 aaasaaslii Um easus f ftDdMti jr , ClMryffMItTSrlillsss,ohtriiatlarfUi Hmuiaitim All w MtatfwliKi4i SoproswIMa RrlvsSS MmwVAh slisrfsdsaaSTenlMBMNU.- ., AlHENSi fMBAt. I'KB. I tit. - SraciAt. Notice. Daring the continaioe of (h preeent Schedule an the Railroad, Um Post Office a( Athcni will be opto, on Sun days, Tor tha Uansactioq of business, from 1 till 'aleak. Burning. No call will bo It tended to brt or a net that time. ' Ivr ' ' ;t. bqtd, p. m. , I fffT Tha Board of Director Draneh Bank of Tenneaaee at Athena, mat on Wedneeday, and organised by re-electing Wm. H Ballaw Preald.nl; A. Blixsard, Cannier; and Q. W. R owlc and Jo. I. Wright, Bank Attorney. fW A communication from tha Rot. Jno, Ik Osy, Loudon, will bo' found in oar paper today. Tha menstlr It la designed to pro mote to aa Important aa any ercr presented to bo oonaidetatioa of (ho people of thia eee ttont and the writer la assured that our eoU mo ahall always ba opi-n to thoae who oeek to batld up educational interests, no matter apoa what particular apot it may ba deemed beat to lotiata tha inalitnllona.. - ' . -r t3T Tha Knexvllle paper, bring ihtelll gence'uf the'euspensioh of the work on that portion of the Rabun Ghp Railroad tn Tan Doaooo.) Th President of the Blue Ridge Company, Judge Frost, 'aaalgna aa a reaeon the failaro to obtain the required amount of individual eubacriptiona in South Carolina to Mure the aid granted by the Legislature of that State. He thinks thnt the next Legis lature will remove the prohibitory proviaion, bat the road will be built ultimately In the direction of Knnxvillc, and thnt ita comple tion le only question of time. . ;"' ' 1 We learn, also, that Mr. Swnn baa realgn. od the Preaidency of the Tennessee Company, nd that Gen. Wm. Wallace, of Blount coun ty, baa been elected to the place thua made vacant. - t' '' : 0- Robert Foster, 3d, of Nashville, ia re commended in the American pipers of that city for the candidacy for Governor. . We believe about al! the great men belonging to the pvty in the State, except ouraelf, have been named for the office. Even Brownlow, who doea not possess the first qualification, not even being "a judge of good liquor," hae been solicited to let liia name go before the nominating Convention; while, singularly enough, our claims and peculiar qualificatione have been passed by, unnoticed and unsung. We don't complain, however. One of the characteristics of these degenerate daya to, that Impudence and eelf-aasurunce attract a Inrge ahare of popular applause, while modeat merit and genuine worth are left to float along on the tide of eventa unappreciated, eliciting no more attention than wisdom when ahe calla aloud to the thuaghtlesa multitude from the street cornere. ' It ia atated iu aoine of tbo papers. Hint Mr. Buchanan, who ia now at Wash ington City, has determined to make John W. Forney Postmaster General. Walker. A despatch from New Orleaoe brings the following intelligence in regard to Walker. "The Empire City, In owning off with the California maila from Granada, touched at Grcytown, and brought off fifty of Walker'a recruits, walker had not been heard from for three weeks. The Costa Ricana had full possession of Grcytown. From Mexico. By an arrival nt New Or- leans Important news was received from Mex ico.. The despatch says an invasion of Tarn pico, by Garza, was hourly looked for. The house of the British Consular Agent had been entered, by order of the Revolutionary chiefs. nnd 240,000, placed there for safely by th merchants, carried awny.' Several fight had occurred. , .Wasbirotok, Feb. 3. The Senate to day passed the Indian bill with amendment. In the House bill passed dividing Texaa Into two Judicial Dietricta. The Judiciary Committee reported reaolution fur tho ii penehment of John C. Wntrous, Judge of the United States Circuit Court in Texas, Both Houaea have appointed a committee to count the vote for President and Vie President. C7Tba Ajrtar'.4lfa pofor ia Akhaa, ' t of Caanria Fway,tat Una aw aUBr krpaaxftta p, -"s ' y ... -Saoa Cwaeroarf t-WWa.) baa bat ejajeted V-. Si - of Peaw.yl. vanla, U. M iOaMrU. . iMk or, Ov oaly regret hi UJ atattar la, that the Deaaoeraey tHaavt rfaakt ba oentawa in a wtportaat a 000 a that of Watted State Baaator. A for I. W. For- nay, a l as msrlaeteUd a he hi taloated; and th Sonata of tho Ualtod Btato ba loot nothing by htooefeat", . Jl wa tWajagalMfgawtlMbea la raforon ta th aa of Cam are nod th dsfaat of rM, that tha Cleralaad Banner last wook ohargod aa with going Over to tho Block Rapablk. ' Wo oaldooi think it aimi.ry la notieo aay of th Baaatr n ny'paragrapho aboa) (be Atboat Pool, aa their appearance la Ha oeiama are aa doubt eooentlal to th dvelopeaat and growth of Clovofawd and to th Mete of tho Demo cratic party la lb Hiwaaot ondOcoeecoua try. . Bat ia tho aroaeot isatar-co it I proper wo aboald Ulk torn neighbor, and, if poeoi. bio, bring bias back to new of tralh and propriety, la the first place, then, wo ox- prooaed no gratlfieatlo atCataeroa a i but w did ia regard to Fetnsy'a defeat. And oo hat away of U damoeratie prsaaee nt th Sooth, giving a tt air reaaei that be waa aeompl bad asa, aad that ba gailty of aa act, few years ago, the diagraee of wbleh ao anaaoi of party nervine oonld wipe not or make Vbj pYaoanc la lh SenaU Chmbr aceeptaJW f to th d)orati aieaibera of thai toajaot al Igaliil body, Ia regard to the poHlla af Ml tar anan thev aro both daanorata bar alway been democrat bar never bee any thiag alae. Caaasron nay be lloctnrad with Freooolliom, auy bava acted with tbo Black Republicans in tho late contact; bat h to a recruit from the democrat) party, which ha furniahrd ao many; and it la not apoa raeord that bo ha aver cxpreaaed blmaelf ia as strong langnag againat th upaaolon af tho InatitoUon of alavery, aa ha tha pitarat doaraoratio Prooi dant let apoa oeveral oooaoioa. Ho to a democrat Northern democrat aa all a ential qneation of policy waa elected to the Senate, a h waa eneo before, by demo cratic rote, sad entertaina preeiaely tbo aama vlawe ia regard to Kaaaaa and alavery aa war recently nanciated la tha Senate Chamber by Mr. Biglsr, tha other doooeratie Senator from Petinaylvasia, and who claima to be th mouthpiece of Mr. Buchanan. But tha Banner aaya Mr. Forney waa "th national candidate." Nocaenaei Wo ahall next hear of aom democrat (oar neighbor, perhapa,) being tho "national candidal" for city marshal, tow cona table, or ao ma thing of that sort What mad Mr. Forney tho "naab anal candidate! A aaea nomination, dic tated by tb Proaidant leet1 Aa to Mr. For. neybelng a "national democrat," which tha Banner probably meant, w raapectfully ab mit that tb torm to a mianomer that thoro to aeaaeh thing that tha animal baa aa ex- btono except ia the imagination of our neighbor and a few other befogged awtabtr of bto party Democracy North to aarfioaav Democracy Boath to loafiewiif. Tbia to a last patent to all who bava eye to ae and ears to hear and tha only boadV aad feeling of nationality a that party to th one which load it diaeordaat aad Antagonist! mate rials to fnao aad amalgamate every four year to eeenre th control of tho government and the distribution of th opoila. "Tho national candidate!" What atmpjieityl Politically, to una aa expresaion which ear neighbor san appreciate aa he mutisaU tha end of rafleo tion, thsr to aot "a chaw tobacoo' differ, enoe" between Forney aad Cameron. Bat thoro to a vast difference bstweea tb asm, and that diflarance to all la favor of tbo lat ter, although tha Banner man may Dot yet be able to aee and appreciate it. But aa he to progressive (lowly ao, perhapa h h may com to a proper understanding of men and meaanree under the wholesome cor rection w intend to bee tow apoa him. Wo confess to having sadly neglected him of lata, and desiga to keep a bettor watch over bis movements loot be break bto neck over some of tboao etnmbliog block which de mocracy to continually plaaing la th way of it duped aad deluded follower. Ire The New York Tribuna say In re gard to th Missouri Senatorahip, that Mr. James 8. Green, who hae jns,t been ehoeen to fill Cot. Benton's sen( In the U. 8. Senat, i one of the ablest nod bitterest of tho "Anti Benton's" in Missouri. Col. Benton' sceptre is broken in Missouri. t3T"Tke mo Cemwerntie member of tho Pennsylvania Legislature who voted for Henry D. Foster for United State Senator have published a card giving their reasons for so doing. They stigmatize Mr. Buchanan's alleged iuterposition in favor of Mr. Forney, which they say tliey have aatiafactory and overwhelming proof of, ae "unwarrantable assumption of authority," and aay that had it not been for that they would have eupporlod tho eaueua nominee. tar In 1856, the United States Imported seven., million dollars' worth of sugar than in JSfifi. : Ths inereose In dry-good waa pearly thirty million of dollar. I3T The last Knoxvill Whig contain a eorreepondeno between the Editor and Pnb- liebere of that paper. Tho Editor, with ohar acteriatic good sense, adviaea them cither to adopt tha eaab ayalcmjo their buaineaa, or to runaway; and tb Publisher have, very an ' wisely,' as we think, determined to try tb former. ' ,: '0TTh St. Paul Demoorut aay that th new State of Minnesota will contain nor vaJaabto: land and more savigabl wator tbaa any ia th Union. , - ' ' ,ejFTb0 Brownsville Journal learn that tha Jnckaon Madisonlan ba auspended. Tha fiodioator, at Brownsville, It aaya, has .Wi uvoba lh wav of all tho earth.". ' ; T Hon. Wa, -Ii Snesd, F. Kt Zoiltoo fsriaod 0. A.Sitk km ourthsnk for pab. ion. ' ' ' " ' laroRMATtoa Waited. Cost in from the Athan (Tana.) Port a doaeriptioa of tbo lata eoia w earner ia tnai loeaiuy, um atonigemery (Ala.) Mail wants to know bow, whoa tho mercary waa at 6 degree below sere, tho Maid of Athene" aiaasaed to kp her toe warm. Ivins, of th Poet, bald op yur head and answer tha qoeetioa lik a man. A tho. and an x iou patriot await yoar reply with in most muoss inwrwk iirwa. uaasm Th "Maid of Atho"admila that her pedal axtrooitie au (Tared severely daring th late "cold snap," ad think ok asay provide for aueh visitation ia fatar by adopting th plan of tha girl down tbo country, who al waya keep their to wall torn'. For that Montgomery h4j.w4vtoldoC.hln wo know exactly bow wevscill warm our toea, if tha place to big noagh for a liberal applica tion. To ba Mklagaaeb a qaestioa. "Th Maid of Athena' wet" Shade of Byron! gPTb Kaoivilia Register of laet week Inform a that gnu baa ba voted a bum bog in thattowa. Wo regret to hear that auch to th tact, aa aay eoaaidarabla fall off to th demand for th article will aieiaairily throw several of tha ally aditova aet of employ. at. Perhspsthoyojay get boeineee down tb road, a th Banaor, aad th Chattanooga Advortiasr will both bo abaorbad'for soms Una la tb diaeaeelsaef grant HAaahunal and conatatooabunal qaottian.' PT A gar haaa in New York last week old 1OO,0OO worth of eeaxaea keowa augar for toa moU par piaad i a klglf prto, It to aid, tbaa th same artttla avar aroaght that market Tha aIU waavavoaiasly tb aa a that which, ta aaan haaa waa ailing elghtoaa oaUiialo at atx aU per pound. . . .a. ry-Tfairty tboaeaed dollar bava Ma autiosriooa to ue am raiiroaa ia frotd ftaindara to Lswroa . CTA. f. PmsUr died ia Mootgrnnery, Ato., n aVaak, rtaight, Mtb alt,' H was for suay ysr Qraad I a arsis ry of Is Gjraad LWaa f Mmmim aad Did TsDowa UMBtst! AMIZICAN SENTIMENTS.' rTbo falwini sxtraet from th Soeeeh af rkaV Jena Scott Harrison, on th presents ttoa of th ClnclnnaU Union Flag to tho Amenoan or Marylapd, breaths th aaoti atoataafavvry gsnain American: "Bat tha Amcrtoaa party do not mean to a thalr ODDOaitioa to either of the nltra factional partle of th day. W do not In aad to aink-dowa In quiet Indolence and poaosfnl Inactivity. Our principle are dear w ae eun, and for the prlneiplee w Intend to contend. Wo will rekindle onr camp Ore and reburniah our armor for anothat contest; for tho American party, although do- mnu, m no aoDfluea, and well do our po. litiml opponenu know thia, for eve now, in tho hour of their exuberant triumph, they qoak with fear a w make to them the ig- nirans Declaration w will meat you again at PhilllppiT Yea gentlemen of the American party, w will meet them again, antil that cardinal principle of our creed to fully recognised and established that "Amer icana ahall rule America." Cheer. And if I am not greatly mistaken, fellow-citizene, the day to not far distant . whan thia principle will b recognized and adopted by tha American people. The day ia not distant, when every true-hearted patriot in the land will break loose from old party saaociationa and old party trammels, and com out and array hlmeell on the aide of his God and his eoontrr. And whan that day comes, and come ii will, the American party will be tri amphant ' , "We will adhere to onr national principles Let othera be aectionat if they will, the American oartv will ba national, fit thum boast of their devotion to the North, or to the South, the American party will proclnim their love for the whole eonntrv. Let them boaetofth deed in Massachusetts or of South Carolina, we will' bonst of the deeds of the whole eonfedcrscy, and point to our aational battle-fields aa onr pride and glory. We will point to those battle fields upon which the blood of the North and the South, and th Eaat and tha West, waa ponred out in one common etream In defenee of n com mon country; tho battle field where the eoldier of the Sooth etnod aide by side with the toldier of the North, and thought not the aeeociation waa one of dishonor. There wns then too much patriotism In the breaata of onrrevolnlionary airee to permit them to foster anything like eeclional hatred or animosity. They loved their country, their whole coun try, and nothing but their country, and were willing to offer op their Uvea upon the altar of their country' good." . . BafThe National Intelligencer thus spec ulates, over th Aral telegraphio dispatch re ceived in Washington from St. John'e New foundland, the connection having been com pleted. through that whole route: "W yeateiday received, for the firat time, telegraphio diapatch from the Island of Newfoundland. Through tha enterprise of ine new lorn, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Company, a cable has been laid connecting Newfoundland with the Island of Cape Breton, and alao another connecting the latter ialand with Nuvia Scotia. This extension of land and aubmarine lines con nect at the Western border of Novia Scotia with the line of the American Telegraph Company, extending from that point to the city of New York, distance of more than seventeen hundred miles: "The dispatch received yesterday waa sent irom oi. jonn s Newfoundland, nt eleven 'clock and aix minutes, and arrived in this city at ten o'clock and fifty-six minutes. I ha oinerenea of time between Die two M i eomewhat leae than an hour: but. owing to tha dieeonneetion of the linea and lh aa of different inetrumento on the route y which the message was transmitted, the ispstch required to be rewritten six times on it progress through six. independent tel egraphic circuit, which explain th fact that th message arrived in thia city only ten minutes before it left Newfoundland. "The distance between Waahincrtnn and ths but-named place to but little ehort of two thousand miles, snd ths ordinnrv time of travel between the two points by mail, ia l ... u..i .i out nine teas tnan a monin. "Thia Newfoundland line, the reader will Understand, ia declined to form the western connection of the Atlantic Submarine Tel- rsph, to aid in the construction of which bill ha already been poaacd by the Senate. Paosriaou Railroad. The Philadel phia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Company, held it annual meeting in Phil adelphia, oo Monday. The report of the Company ahowe that ita receipts for the year i $1,139,165, and the expenditures 718,846. The. net rovennea 9433,3668 sin of $130,519 over that of the year 1855. Tho company ha paid 9 per cent, dividend during the year. Tbo Preeident allude to th coat of high speed for paaacnger and freight road, and aay: "A maximum load of passengers, st three cents per mile, over a tolerably level and atraight load, at a speed of thirty miles per hour, including stops, will psyj but when s road of heavy gradea and abort curves undertakes to run sucb a train, it will soon find that it doe not pay tb actual expensee." FREE TRADE. ,:; Hon. Jemee Johnaon, of Columbus, Go ad dressed th Free Trade Association, of that city, on Wednesday evening laet, i The Sun rumlahes a thort synapsis of hi tpeeeh, a follow ( .. . r H contended Drat, that all taxstlnn wa a necessary evil, and the only point of dirTer- enceoeiween me f ree Trader and Ihelr opponente, waa ths manner in which thia taxation should b levied, an thnt th bnrlhen of government ahodld fall on each member and each eection nf the Union enusllv. He argued tht4hetinmr paid ths dnlir and u tna accumulated eoeta and ohargee on all Imported articles bought, and that under a ayatem of indirect tarns, lha noor wera virtu. ally excluded from tholuxnrie and many of jne necessaries or lira. He aaid the ayatem or Free Trade did not originate, neither were ita uvucnies ennnned to the city of Columbus, AJC IMPORTANT MEA8URE. . ' ' 5 -.. Per lbs rait. . Mr. Editor: While a savers oongh oonflneo mete my house, I oannot, perhapa, do a bat lar thins; than to give to yon and to your nu mareue readers soma aeoount of an institution which we Eplseopaliana propose to establish here in East Tennessee. Many of my Irienda, and perhapa some of Your readers, may re. member to bava heard ma apeak, years ago, of the deeirsMeasee aad feasibility of Such an institution being established among ue; that thia portion of ths State, where tha whole ayatem of Southern and (outh-western Railroads find s common focus and centre, aeemed to be marked ool by these improve ment, and by other advantages, aa the edu cational region that Is, where not only w but all other religions and charitable bodies might find s salubrious, beautiful, plenteous, central and aeeessible region, in which the sons and daughters of tha South might be ed- ucmsu. Ann mis lues seema to nave taken but th. .object had forced itself upon UvLLSTn u..u.r ..... oa. my attention ol all classes, from the unequal aV I said th thought had occurred to me years J anil, and thai aro. Indeed, I have often given it axnression y td tha Naw AdejrtliaHBi corrupt operntiona of lha candidates for office would, In the coming elections, Da compelled to "fsc. th. music," snd meet th. qneation, toe to toe that there hould bo no "wiring in aad wiring out," and that it ehould a tare them in ths eve from every stump, and like; Bnnquo'a ghost, kick many from their stoeo, The Hon. gentleman', during his remarks, bestowed high euleium on the British Government. He anti the late tendency of that Government to Bree Trade enabled the British manufacturer i undersell nil othera in the marketa of the World, and ita policy, in thia regard, eprend Ufa sails of her commerce in every aea, and doll d the habitable globe with her military stations. . DisrtR.KM or the; Present Admiristra Tiox. A WaslingD-4ttr aaya: the members of the- present administra tion are making their arrangements for with drawal alter the tb of March. It la prob. able that the Preaident will rem iin here un til the middle of March, and then visit Cuba for a month or mora. . Mrs. Pierce's heulih has always been feeble, and her phyaiciuna advise against the ludden change from this climate to that of New England in the Spring, owing to pulmonary tendency. The family nr. much urged to make a tour of the Southern Mules, but Mrs. Pierce has Invariably ahrunk from the demonstrations that would necessarily attend such move ments, and these isvitstions will hardly be accepted. Mr. Mnrcy is established ao com. fortuble in the welt end that he will prob ably let another quarter day roll over his head after the 4lh of March, especially aa hia former reaidence nt Albany hae been recent ly aold. Mr. Gothrie'a establishment in Louisville boa bsen kept open during hia stay here, and will be ventilated early in March fur hia reception. Mr. McClelland, like a sensible man of business, will go at once back tu hie profession. Mr. Davis, af ter attending the executive session of the Senate to which he ia elected will visit Mississippi, and sultje. down again into a hackneyed member of Congress. Mr. Dob bin enterlnins the purpose of seeking a ge nial climate, to recruit hia health, which haa suffered seriously by his labors here. Mr. Campbell will return immediately to Phil adelphia, nnd Mr. Cuehing, like hia friend Mr. Jlicawbcr, may wait lor something to turnup. In a few month more the Admin istration will pass into history, nnd the men who compose it, into comparative oblivion. Such is the fate of political honors. - - The Gaklard Case. The morality of New Orleans ia panic-struck. A jury of twelve men have rendered a verdict of "not guilty" in the ease of Garland, that haa al moat ae the Courier enya, 'taken away the breath of the people." Garland was Treasurer of New Orleans, and a defaulter to th Onormoua amount of somewhere about 8300,000. What haa be come of it? Garland had it in charge but a jury aaya he ia not guilty. Tho Courier, in a elate of virtuotia wrath, fxcliiiiua - But a few more Juries like Garland' will make ua feel that either Ilia virtue of the jury trial hae been exaggerated, or the sense ot right and wrong grown dead and cold in the hearts of our people. 'What shall we do with our Corvict. England (saye art exchange) has always some knotty, aocial, point to untie, which stares me woria in me ince irom the co lumn of it. daily papers. The question that now appear, to be agitating the public mind is, "what shall we do Willi our convicts!' Whatever they may do with them, we hope iney won i act mam iree, lor, in that case, some of them might find their way over here; and our market la already overstocked with a similar commodity. English convict and ticket-of-leave men, judging from the (staple that have come across the Atlantic, are moat undesirable addition to our pop ulatlon. tra in publio addresses in nearly averv citvin the South, but it waa not until in June last that I met in New Orleana an individual of name, eharaeter, position and influence, who himself, when resident of Tennessee, had then and afterwards thought of tha same thing. This individual waa tha Rev. Dr. Polk, the present able and pious Bishop of Louisi ana, who, with a large and wise foreoast, em braced tha magnificent scheme saw its need, its feasibility, and triumphant auecess, if rightly presented snd managed. Before 1 left him it waa agreed that he ahould issue an ad dress to our leading men in ten of the South ern and South-western States, vii : in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georeia. Alabama Florida. Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkan Js and Tennessee, proposing to our friends rttn hose States that they should unite with us in an effort to establish Ah an inatitu tioD whioh w will henceforth call the South western University on a broad and liberal basis, and the South-eastern corner of Tennessee was named as good location, as bsing somewhere near the centre of the ter ritory proposed to be united in this effort. That address waa issued in July last, and it waa well received. In October our friends who had been addressed by Dr. Polk had a meeting, or rather aeveral meetings, in which, wun great unnmity and oreuitnlitv. Inev oon curred in the scheme and resolved to recom mend to the several Diocesan Conventiona, and to all our people, and the friends of the measure generally, to unite in this effort. At tms meeting a second address wns issued. not s single college or school for our sons in in sii oi these ten states; ' and "the obliga tion to make auitable provi-ion for the intellectual, moral and religious training of onr youth has never seemed so pressing as at this moment; for at no time, in all ths past, have we been so threatened with the spread of the wildest opinions; and at no period, therefore, has there been so great a call to put into operation and multiply agencies whose high conservatism ahall furnish us with the mesns of making fast the foundations of tna Slate, aecuring a sound and healthy feel ing in the aocial oondition, and preserving in their integrity the great truths of our holy renfciuu. it win oeseen, mereiore, tnai tne whole tone of our proposed institution will be Southern, hut at the same time constitu tional and Union-loving, and also conserve- live, , The address then nays s well-deserved tri bute to "the high eharaeter and eminent ser vices of many of the instituliona already ex isting in these several Btntes that these in stitutions, whether founded by the States se verally, or Dy one or other of the religious The Great Bridge. The construction of tho towers for the suspenaion bridge over tho Ohio at Cincinnati is progressing. The towers ar eighty-six by thirty -two feet st tho ba, will be two hundred snd thirty feet high, and ono thousand and aix feet apart. Tho ' cablea will bo anchored three hundred feet back on each aide of the river, pan over the top of the towere, and thu bo mad to auatain the weight of tha bridge. The entire psn therefor will be sixteen hundred and aix feet a little ehort of one third of a mile. . The elevation of the floor at tha middle, above low-water mark, will be on hundred and twenty-two . feet. The great flood of 1833, tho highest on record, rose sixty-two feet above low water; and making allowance even for thia, ther will remain aixty feet, , . ... Dasoeroc CoTjsTExriiT. The Frank' fort (Ky.) Commoswealth say: "We have Just been ah one a new and a very dangerooa counterfeit on th Bank of Kentucky. , The nolo to a twenty dollar bill, letter B. payable at th Hopkiusville Branch. The defect by which it caa b moot rdily detected are in th yee of McKoight and Webstar on th two margin. . Tb central portion of th Vignttisaroverybd. The bill whioh wa bav seen waa taken at th Branch of th Bank of Kentucky in thia place, and it waa only after tha closest acrutipy thai U could b told from nnin not. , KT W regret to leva from tha Mcrenry that ll communication has bean ent off be. twa Knoxvill nd th uburbari' elty of Txwll, by tb lata old weather. Th ioWrraptlon at thia erisl may prove fatal to tb nawapapar IntereeU of lb Metropolian Ttxeawll It to thought will snrviv th eats- ,tJ- "Cspt Bragg Surrender" next wk. not mere than thirty atilea from Athens, and about the acme distance from Chattanooga, where the whole system of South-Ksstern, Southern end South-Waiters Railroads will soon come to a common centre, on the line of our own East Tennessee end Georgia Railroad. I am in no ey interested in this. Indeed, 1 might prefer e loealio atill nearer to me. But certain it la that wa cannot all be grati fied. Friends of all interests and localities! if ye want thia inatrtnttoa-anaong yeo,-or even in East Tennessee, let ma advise you to aa MaiasL, for by liberality only can it be es tablished. I am, air, your ob't aerv't, J. L. GAT. ,., ,. ... rorUl,,4lli ' Vf visited, at tha instance of a friend,- on Friday the SOth ult, ths school room of Mrs Cook, and with no small degree of pleasure we listened to the eonalnding exercises of th semi annual examination of the young ladies under her tuition Wa only regretted that wa eould not have been present at the pre ceding examination of classes on Thursday. A proflenoy in the several branohea of study upon which we hesrd them questioned, in cluding the Arithmetic, Algebra, Astronomy and Grammar elassea, waa exhibited, alike creditable to the pupils and their accomp lished instruotress. We should not omit to mention the class eiamined on Physiology and Hygiene branches which are too fre qusntly neglected in our largest Seminaries th laws of which wera not only well un derstood by the pupils of Mrs Cook, but praotieally cauied out, we should infer from the rosy hue of health possessed by each fair pupil. The course of instruction pursued by Mrs. 0. essentially contributes to not only a healthful development of the mind, the heart and body, but lessons are imparted which cannot fail to fit ber pupils to become bright and useful ornsmente to the social cirolea they are destined to enter. . - There ia something more to be taught girla than spelling, fMdinai writing. Arithmetic, Grammar, needle work and music, and of this Mrs. C seems to have a comprehensive view. The compositions, which we had the ptivi- lege of inspecting, betides hearing few of them read, as also tne specimens of penman ship, would be creditable to more advanced pupils. We are sorry to have been deprived, bv business engagements, the pleasure of being present at the "Concert ' of the young Indies instructed by Prof. Cook. But from the spe cimene wa had iu the morning of vocal mu sic, accompanied bv Prof. C. with tha violin and Dire. witn the fisno, we doubt not the rain and mud encountered bj those who hsd me temerity to undergo the exposure neces' Bkttidq or Electiors. 'lit Lebanon Herald tells th following: About R month before tho election an "In. tense American" wss bantered by n Dutchman to bet pair of breeches on the result of a certain county. The bet waa duly made th . American io give ine uutehmsn ten dollar for five dollar pair of breeches in ens h losl. The American lost. , It so happened that ths aforesaid Dutchman waa summoned to appear befur lh Grand July; before at tending, however, he called upon th nforeaaid "intense American," and upon the back of th not Ii had received, wrote full receipt for ' me aioresaio Creeches, hoping thereby to evnde the law; but It "didn't win,",.Th"ln tenee American" submitted his ease, and th Honorable Court, we rmdcretnnd, decided Hint he wee (ruilty of double crime, and fined him $ 1 5 oru dollar for belllnir, and fourteen dollart for placing himself npon th. level wun a uutenman. we nope tine may Rrnve a warning to the gentleman, nnd that ereafler, if he will bet, to bet with none, but "nativ born American." ' t0 reh th Conrt Hall, were forgot ?, 1 til hZSl J tates, and which, so ,enJth, n)oment their w,'ra greeteby .?.; ,.. . ' n'l hMl ,reo',veJ ",t.h the ailveiy Voice, of th. fair young pupils, liter..1? tL Ie!,,tan0,, f ""'I minia P'"in8 """""'y w't lha EvVaat auggesionsis, "That for na there is .great tones of musS.e.king instruments, educational necessity, inasmuch aa we have tl. iu.i i: .j i -t. aiib iii,i,iv ureiuun we jisieoea io in ine morning revived uimiv asstciations of earlier years, when the "saffron morn" of life was radiant with golden light of hope, of has- pineu each cephyr redoleut with the aroma oi a thousand roses Irom ranoy a f loral held, truthjully, yet eoftly sipped the glittering dew drops thst sparkled on tsn thousand waving leaves of bright expectation. Our sun is fast hastening on to the noon of life. The onoe green leaves shall soon have faded, aear and parched by the meridian heat of the day, and shaken off by the autumnal winds, fall to the earth, Mailliw. Athena, Feb. 8, 18ST. New York, Jan. 29. ' , Buaineaa in San Francisco was extremely : dull. 'I'he arrivals nf dust from the interior are Increaaing, but there la atill a scarcity. ' Cook, Fulgvr Si Co., and A. J. Denner have failed. There line been much rain in all narta of. California except the aoiithern, and mora snow on the const than there hue been -for several year. past. - . , 1 he mine, are paying better than for otaaj years. A bill will bndoubtedly pa, th Legisl. ture authorizing the payment of th Stat debt. r 3 .. Oretton, Deo, SO. The Legislature pnaaed a bill providing for a vote by the people on tne question ol running a DtaleConatitulioD. ' There have been heavy anowa. The British mail eleaiuer Thame arrived at Aapiiiwnll on the 19th, from Greytown. ' She brought thirty five of Walker' men, who w-re transferred tn th steamer Grenada, which went immediately tn Greytown, to re ceive the filibusters brought out by Texaa nnd Jauiea Adger, nnd convey them to New Oilcans. , Walker hnd evacuated Rivna nnd was sur-' rounded by the allies at St. -George's, who offered term, of surrender, which Walker will probably accept. . . : I3r The new United State. Senator from Wiscon.in i. Judge Doolittle. -The Wiocon-. cin Democrat cava he i. a "ready, eloquent debater, a man of unflinching integrity and of the highest moral character, coupled with Inrge experience and varied learning." He ia n Black Republican recruit from the demo cratic party a party which haa given to th country rt Birney, a Hale, a Chase, a Hamlin, a Preston King, . Blnir, ai.d host, of other negro worshipping enemies of the Southern Iiislitutiona. ... 3f"Mrs. Prewett, of the Yazoo Banner, write, from New Orleans that Mr.. Cha.e has just returned from a European tour, nnd le on her way home to Tamplco. , Mrs. Chase is nn historical character. In the face of twelve hundred armed Mexicans, alio railed the American flag above the Consular palace at Tampico. Her friende cried to her denominations, have discharged the duty of to come down, and the rude eoldiera threw training tnoae committed to their care with alon(., nt her, but ah. replied, "What art honorable auecess and on an extended scale I , . . ' " r. i.c mo and that tha capabilities and claims of these lM J" ontJ y'ar$ "J "V vmmg life to the institutions cannot be .apokeu of otherwise glorg of my country," and with one arm en tnan in terms oi tne higacstrespeet and vena- lrnll rn.,iM th fl,,l-..ir iih ik. ..hi.. ration. Still it ia believed that the whole . ground is not occupied that the work to be ,he """ed the emblem of our nationality to one is beyond the power of the laborers who It and there it floats (till and when (he re employed in it-and that tne entrance of diei . b lnr ,inain- Mha, w.,. another institution, of high grade, upon the neio to o cultivated, ao tar from being un called for, ahould be hailed aa a weloume al ly." And weloomed, I doubt not. onr insti tution will be, by all generous and patriotic minas esneoiaiiy wnen iney see that., with an honorable and noble desire for good onlv. we desire to enter upon the same oareer of useiuiaess that lor so long haa distinguished others; and when they ace, also, that wa ao knowledge our obligatione to the several Statea that afford ns protection, to contribute wnai we can to tne consolidation or their power, the perpetuity of their duration, and to the honor aad well-being of a common country that hitherto has thrown over all the broad shield of the Constitution, of Lsw and Order. With these obligations, due to pat riotism and to the love of oountry, we also acknowledge those that are due to our pos terity, "to originate aoma plan for the benefit of our offspring, and for whose oareful train ing wa are deeply responsible, not only to them, but to their and our country, to their and our uoa. doea aha deaerve such an honor. Tho Columbia Mirror of Fridny aaya "While on hia way to town one day laet week, Mr. Harmon Smith, who livee near tho turnpike aix or aeven mile North of this, discovered the track of snake in the snow, and on following it a few yards from tho road, found nnd captured the enake. It waa of a dark color, nearly black, and uieaeured three and a half feet in length." 1 ' Boston, Jan. 29. Two aenmen of the bark Lyonnaia, were spoken on board the brig Essex for Rio. They atute that aixty of tho passengers were drowned, and tha balnnca took to the bouts. Many were probably saved, us several vessels wer in eight. ' New Orleari, Jan. 29. Stringer, tho absconding ruiinvs-f the New Orleans Bank, was arrested at the month of tha river. The steamer Texas, to-day, took out fear hundred men, and abundant munitions oi war for Walker. Washirqtor, Jan. 29. There i an men.e aeaemblan-e at the Capitol. The death of Mr. Brooke wa announced in the Senate by Mr. Lvnna, who waa follow. d by Mr. Hunter nnd Mr. Toombs, and in the Houee by Mr. Keitt, followed by Measra. Quitman, Campbell, of Ohio, Clingtnnn and auvage. i ne last accidentally justified the attaok on Sumner, which wns evidently dil- lusieiui io ine listeners. Albaht, N. Y-, Jan. 30 The Republican caucua nominated Preston King U. S. Sen ntor on the 1st ballot. Nrw York, Feb. 3 Yesterday morninc Dr. Harvey Hiuassfi, rlsatist, wa found dead in hia room by th errand boy who went to make hia fire, with 15 atnba and marks of atrangulntinn. A dirk was found, said to belong to Kekel, one of Mr. Cunningham' boarders. Snodr as, another boarder, Reke! and Mrs. Cunningham are in custody, await ins me resun. It ia rumored a steamer boarded the Ten neaaee outside of Sandy Hook, and transfer red 300 men, cannon and a large quantity, of email arms and munitiona of war to her. Halifax, Jan. 29. The etesmer Arabia, from Liverpool, arrived Inat night with date to tho 17th. The steamer City of Baltimore arrived at Liverpool oo the 15th from Phil adelphia. . The settlement of the Swiss difficulty le connrineo. Breadstuff's show turn in the market In favor of the buyer and cloaca auiet. Buvera demand a reduction in the price of Wheat la j, ana in r lour or ed. Kioto alightly cheaper. Pruvisione very dull, . , .... , . Money alightly mora atringent. '' New ORtEA.i, Feb. 3. Date from Ve ra Cruz to the 20th of January hav been received. It ie reported that Soto . retire from tha Ministry.. " ' ' There are rumor of a" .new Insurrection la Pueblo. Affair in Ban Lout unchanged. . ' ' New York, Jan. aS.-r-The etesmer Ten neaaee la detained her to-day, in cona onenc of her repair out beinir finished. - ' Several filibuster were arrested to day, Including Col. Fubens,- Alexander Lawrence, Ixlesrasuan Colonization Aaent, and Henry Bolton, hi clerk, . Fabena aqd Lawrence Wer ordered to give balo in 3000, and each refusing, they wer committed to prison. In this view ol onr necessities, (that are common to all these States alike,) and which re ao pressing that no time should be lost in relieving them, "the conclusion is arrived at, that no plan seems so promisina- and effectual aa that which would unite the energiea and resources of all onr friends in these ten Statea in one common effort. Thus united, it is pro- Jiosed that all our strength shall be exerted in ounding an institution upon a scale of such magnitude si shall answer all our wants. This we Drnrjoee shall ba a University, with all the Faculties upon a plan ao exteusive aa to comprise the whole course usually embrac ed in the most approved institutions of that grade, wuetiier at noma or abroad. "We are aware," aaya th address, "of the magnitude or our enterprise the large amount of capital neeeasary for its foundation, and the very weighty responsibility resting upon those who shall be charged with the du ty of shaping ita plans and conducting them to a successful asosummatioa. - But when w reflect upon the far-reaching and pervading innuenoea lor good suon an institution must exert upon all the best interests of the coun try, religion, and posterity; and refleot, also, upon the extent of tha field whence wa pro pose io oraw, nos only tne means lor Its es tablishment, out the minds to found and gov em it, and tne students twhioli w none mav ba numbered by hundreds. 1 to fill it. wa dare not hesitate to believe that all the resources necessary, of whatever description, are with in onrreaeh and will be forthcoming aa soon aa they shall ba needed." '. There ia thua presented and developed, a measure, which I eannot but regard aa the most important, in view of ita relations, avar presented to our consideration. If successfully carried out, "it will ensure alwaya to our children and to our ohildren'a children, to many generations, the largest and roost varied amount of talent for their intellectual cul ture, aa well aa tha soundest moral, aooial and religious influence it is in our power to provide lor mem. io do mis, is to make tna beat invest ment for our posterity, and to lay upon the altar of our aountry the most appropriate of fering that eonld be tendered by the citizen or the christian." Such, Mr. Editor, la the aubstane'a of this address. I have moon abridged it, but ! have tuny given tie leading thoughts, notinuotlng condense I eoul 3A late number of the N. Y. Mirror says "The nightly occurrence of robberies and assassinations ip onr streets, with no particular notice taken of the outrngee on the part of the authorities, has led to a brisk buaineaa in dirk, and revolver, during the past week. There I. not a street in the city that is eafa after dark; and w. have no aqueamiahnua. about advising gentlemen to go armed. In walking to the Academy of Music on Saturday evuning, we chnnced to join n couple of friends, one of them n dis tinguished government officer and we found them both prepared, for the "garroters. One had a dirk In hia aleevc, the other a aix revolver. The next atep will be a Vigilance Committee; and the first work on hand will be to "hang the authorities, who aro receiv ing a million a year for protecting life and property, and who spend it in seeking their own pecuniary and political advancement." Hon. James Harlan, whose seat in th Senate waa vacated on the ground or an ir regularity in the proceedings of the State Legislature by which ho was elected, wa, on Thursday, re-olee. ed n United Statea Sen ator by the present Legislature of Iowa, tha vote being 63 lor Mr. Harlan to 35 for hi competitor. 1 he term for which Mr. II. ha een thu n second time chosen will not ex. pire until the 4th of March, 1861. Chicago, Jun. 17. Several of the citv banks yesterday threw out the note of tha rcopie's Hank or l.'nrmoi, the Kirshvill Bank, Prairie State Bank, all in Illinois, the latter is pnrthilly secured bv California onds. Total circulation 8825,000, with securities amounting to $900,000, in bond oi tne suite ol Missouri, Virgiuia, Louisiana, California and Tenneaaee. th Imfortart to Barkers. W find following in the Nashville Patriot: The Supreme Court have decided that what ia called the "small note" law, passed by the Inst Legislature, i. constitutional and vnlul. 1 he case wa argued by Messrs. R. J. Meigs and w. r. cooper aeainat, and Attor ney General Sneed maintaining the constitu. tionnlity of the law. Thia will prevent nil Hanks in this Stuto from putting in oirouln tlon hereafter any notea of a leaa denomina tion than five dollars, except the note, of the Bank of Tenneaaee, which nil alike are au thorized by law to issue. This decision doe not affect th Value i antes al;eady in cir culation, i Eharcipatior ir Missouri. Th lender of tha Benton' party in St. Louis, and th. newapaper nrgnna of the esme, have enme out npeulv in favor of emancipating the clave property of Missouri. This movement grow. nut ol an Incident that occurred In tho Leg- i.lature of the Slate. Mr. Palm, of St. Louie, wa. run aa a candidate for director of the Bank of the State. It waa atuted, bv one of the members, that he waa an avowed emancipationiat and the gentleman who nom inated him, declared he knewaucu to b. the fact. Thia gave riae tn an animated debate, and caused the presentation of a pro slavery ouii- oidate in opposition' to Mr. falm. Mr, drown, a member f.-oin ol. Louis, declared himself a free enller, though opposed, on personal grounda, 'to the nominee. Mr. Clover, from the enme city, aaid openly that ne waa an emancipationist, and that the queation transcended all other issues. Lend ins pro alavery Demncrata rallied, and active pro-slavery whig, combined with them to detent Mr. Pulmbutio vain. He was elected, liOU. Journal. ', Iv. baeanir-, being oblcd Ac ' m" -TV" " . Id net do ao. - 1 teaaonuble proepeot that Preaident Pierce, ot If yon and your read, however, are In- ln". c," " "J? ""'J1 "nm ","r"'on! w'" . - i n-ii w m . ..in. mrniiun .na rn nina.n mi.,... . another communication, in which I may bring i'caioii4 Inquirer. out some particular that are necessarily omit- .We like to ae people "happy, when tanner.' may eiso try to answer tne ouea- ... i,., .a IIiiI Th. uk.nu... 1 j. r.i .1 i . . iv"-..--...-- ... ....,.,.,. .uu "brilliant administration" balance beautiful tion wby our friends ia other Southern Statea have not bean invited to come into tbia men sura. I may also vsnlurs to say some things boat th question of location. : In this. I ecu only give my opinion, which I cm resdy and wining rr.naiy te give, as to where It oaght to be, and probably will be. This is at a point ly. Of co urea, tha editor ot the Enquirer ha sine been mad oilsarabl by learning that Mr. Piere do not intend to "mak tour through th Southern State." . ' Mils. Jeanelto Watera ha received 83,000 from W. S. Bristol, in Bridgeport, Con., becnused he promised to marry her and didn't do it. ?"An Editor named Moor ha bee a getting married in South Carolina, whereup on another Editor of the name State chron icle the fnct and adds: ' "We wiih success to our friend' nets an. turprise and more subscribers to bolh; or ia other words, we wish the par lies every hnp- iiivm nv worm can give ana s nine more. 3The St, Louie Democrat of Monday aya that a man with two horeee and a wagon, broke through the ice in the river and diaap. penred. , Death or Mrs. Wirt The eatimabl nnd venerable widow of th lata Wm. Wilt. died ut Annapolis, Aid., on, Saturday la.t, iier remains were laxen to Washington Tuesday, and interred by the aide of tho of her illustrious huabaud, in tho Congree. t it j r. j iuuui ourying urouna. Milwaukie, Jan. 33. J. R. Doolittle was. to day, elected United State Senator from. mio omw ui , isconsin. lor six vonra. irom March 4th, 1857. Ha take the place of Governor Dodge. : The vote on joint ballot. siooa, jJoolitlle, . (Kepubhoan) 70; Dunn (Dem.) 86. Death or JKo. Barret. Thia old eittxea. whose pen of late has been employed in tha pieusant occupation oi character pamung from the great men of the revolution, ana oi line perious, aiea tn-asy el pneumonia. nut asewn oi stnrou uurrnna others, wnicn he had permitted to preoede the publication of hie complete work, are atill going th rounde of the preaa, almost fresh bom bit pen. . , i.i i ". ; Louisville, Jan. 81 Prospect arc favav. rnble for a break up in the Ohio at Cincinnati and here and the Mississippi at St, Louie. , New York, Jan. SO. Flour declining- 4,000 bbla. Stale .old at 86 80a$6 40. Wheat dull. Corn declining Mixed 69.71. Slow Coaches. A countryman pawing from Syracuse to Oewego, over tbo Oswego railroad, and observing that the cow catohar wo attached to the rear car, Inatead of b. ing in th customary placein front of th train enquired of a fellow paaaenger tha' reasen. Inasmuch a th road la a "alow coach," the reply given will be appreciated; "The reason, air, ie to prevent the cow on th road from running into th train."