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- FOB PRFFinENT,
TBURSDAT, FEBRUARY 23, 18450.
rWe trasl none of cur renders will fail
to gire the proceeding of the Opposition
Slate ConTention, which we gire In fall this
morning. cartful peruta) especially the
Addrera and ReMilntiona. We will hereafter
refer to the spirit which peiTaded the Con
Tention. Opposition Ftate Convention.
The Convention wax called to order bj
CoL VT. L.Uabtis, of Wilson, and
Col. Stark, from the Committee on organi
zation appointed at the preliminary meeting,
reported the following officer:
Hox. Jebb. Ci.emexs, or Sbelbt.
For Vice Presidents,
Sam'l N. Fain, of Jefferson,
Duchy Morris, of Wayne,
J hx Cai-dwkll. o' Polk,
IIkkai.v Liuj. of Smith,
Sxl T. Motlzt, i4 Wil(on,
JIatt. Martin, ot Bedford,
A. P. Hall, of B-ntou,
Jo. C. Stakk, of R-rf-ei tcon,
W. II. Vr'iBBES. cf Henrle-iron, -Kolpk
S. Salndlbs, of Tipton.
The editors of Oppoi-itioa papers in the
State present were requested to act as See
Col. Clemens not being present, on motion
a committee of three wan appointed to wait
Pending the action of the committee, Col.
Jo. G. Picxett, was loudly called npon, and
entertained the large assembly with a stirring,
eloquent and entbui-iaetic speech. The large
Representative Hall was crowded to its nt
iuct capacity, floor and galleries.
Hon. Jons S. Lkik.v followed in response
to repeated calls. Ilia remarks were receiv
ed with great applause.
Hon. Jebe. C lumens here appeared. asFom
ed his seat, aud addressed the Convention,
tendering bis acknowledgments for the honor
assigned him and proceeded, at length, to
give his views of the political t-.Ute of the
Alter he had concluded, on motion of
Col. Tuos. T. Smiley, Jacob Golladsy, of
Kentucky, was invited to a seat in tbe Con
vention, and a committee of three, enns-ting
of Thomas C. Trimble, Jordan Stoke, and
E. II. East, jr., appointed to apprize him of
the f ict.
On motion, the delegates from tbe vari
ous counties were requested to report them
selves to the Secretaries, and the following
LIST OF DELEGATES.
Andersor Neill S. Brown. W. G. Brown
low, Love, Wm Cross Win Wallace and
D ivid K Young.
IiledioeJ. W. Gillet-pie. Proxy.
Blount Dr. Samuel Pride and Samuel T.
Bradley Ji. C. Trewhitt. A. Caldwell and
F. W F.orneet. N. S. Brown, proxy.
Campbell M. V. N'ah.
Carter R. R. Butler and R. II. Armstrong.
Claiborne John W. Kinceid and M. V,
Cocke D. V. Stokely and T. S. Gorman.
Grainger D. Morris, M. C. Nash and D. W.
Hamilton V. C. Trewhitt, G. R. Halford,
John Anderson, R. II. Croft, V. G. Black nail.
I. G. TSimas, S. Campbell, J. R. Hood and
HatvkiusW. M. Bradford, Geo. O. Cate,
W. Stone, Crowder.
p JtffrreonCoX. S. N. Fain, Wm. M. Brad
ford, Uol. m. i;razuon, jr., anu it. u
Scruggs. Dr. A. A. Caldwell aud S. Ji. Mc-
Johnson W. R Butler.
A'nar W. G. Brownlow, George M. Bran
ner, Robert West. Tliomus O'Connor, James
S. Boyd, John Williams and R. II. Arui
r'rong. . M'Jihn A. Caldwell and W. D. Van
Mttgii'.' w. titilespie, proxy.
Marian JumeXp. llavron.
Monroe A CaluVell. A. L. Greene and
Morgan R. II. Bledwt
Sam. T. Bicknell. proxies.
J'UkD. C. Tri-whtit, proiy.
Rhea Mr. J. W. Gillcpic aud Col. W. T.
Koane Austin L. Greene.
Sequatchie D. C. Trewhitt and J. W. Gilles
Scott R. II. Bled-oe.
Sullivan Wm Clarke.
Scott R. II. Bledsoe, proxy.
Sevvr R. II. Armstrong, 1). V. Stokely and
Unhn M.V. Nasb.
Washunjton N. S. Brown, proxy.
Bedford Matt. Martin. J. F. Arnold. R. F.
Evaur, Thus. MonlRomery, Tbo. Alliwm. W.
Little, James Mullins, James Ruw, Joshua
Holt, 4tb.J. L. Armstrong, Sr.. L-wia Till
man, Henry CooMir, C. Baecom, C. D. Steele,
and S. R. Whitson.
Cannon W. II Fifht-r. John S. Brien. Isaac
McBroom, Henry McBrown, and Thomas
VLtathr.im E. L. Darrow, R. J. Mallory and
Gid. II. Lowe.
Coffee V. C. Iebell, W.P. Hickerson and T.
DurviMm Wm. Roberts, Wm. O. Maxey,
John McGi'tnfs, Geo. til'-un. R. B. Cheatham,
Jas. Mo., K J. Morris, E. II. Eal. Jr., T. .
B. aumoni, Miles Brautly. J. M. lUmiltou.
David Ware, W. A. MeClelluid. IL F. W.o.la,
S. N. Iloilingsworth. Juines Hayni, A.Iyl.
James Whebsa. William Parks laac Pnul. F.
O. Hurt. C. W Nance, Herman Cox. W. b.
Meacham. Tln. Fuqua. BuTt-l Bonder. Wm.
Nichol, W. E. Hiiggms, Ira Uetil-tt, Felix
Ross. B. F. Gl aei, A. Creel, W. ltueUo:i.
Sr II rert Tuwnw, A. P. Grin-tea.l. Jnn K
Buchanan, Jr J. II. Au-tia. Win. M. Ciaik.
Rafflu Vaughn. E. B. Bigley, Andrew B iker,
Charles Co.. k, Wm. L. King, Win.C. Black
man. J no. Davis. Thos. B. Johnxon, Werley
(;reenlield. Joba Uaiua, S. P. Ameiit, Dr. W.
P. Jones, V. R. Etist-ia, Felix Cmton, W.
C. Turncr.Wra. Cotton, B. F. Cekrill. Dr.
Williams J. ae Jordau, John P. Wile-, D. T.
XcGavock, W. K. Turner, Wm. E. Demoss,
John Piitchard. Wm. Jordan, Wm. B. Lewi',
W. G. M. Campbell, Etl. Trabtie, Thma B.
Page, Tho. C. Martiu, John Uirt, W. Ik A.
Ramsi-v. John Owao. II. N. Snydt-r, P. W.
Maxey, Wm. B. Walton, Henry Drmr.S. S.
Hall, James Wilson, Wm. II. Camp. William
Connelt, John 11 Cartright. William M. Dis
mukea. J. B. White. G.C. Cau'rell, Wra. B.
Ewing, Gilbert MttsU Wl, Jom-pb L. Ewing,
Wm. P. Bowers, Ben. Drke. Lewis Williatnt,
J. B. G. Cruey, F. G. Eartbtnaa, 11 P.
Graves, MjU Aud r.on, Wellington Hyde.
Thomas Wahiatoii, Neitl S. Browa. J-kl-ward
U. Eing. J b t 1L Calli-n Kr, James
Whit worth, J. E. Mulove, Thomas R. Jen
nioga, Alltfu A. Hil, J oh a Trinihl. Simurl
Prictiett, James Dvi, J no. S. Brieu. Ku-il
Houston, II. K. Walker, NathAnicI Ciis, T.
T. Siuiley. GilU rl Mrball, John Barun. W.
11. Horu. Dr. Robt. Martin, S. C. Bowers. D.
Elsbach. Ira P. Jones. F. G. McK-j. Wm. L.
Foster, G. M. Fo'g, John Kirkntau, James It
Bi uce, Wm. M. tiro n. Sum. C-h v. Jr Dr.
J. 1L Hudson, W. H.C.eiwMis, Juo W. N-p r,
W. M. Piukard, Dr. P. W. Dvis, Js. S. tUs
sell, Wm. G. Bi len, D. A. PheUn. J. II. Spaio.
R. II Bury, John HuKU ith, R II. Mo
Ewe, Jr., if. Sulzhchcr. Jubu Ltllyetl and
Dr. Jo-Uh W. Stout.
aVJUq T. R. Shaw and VlUuut MoClel
iWtf; A. S. Colyar. John P. Helfuer,
Hiram Brown aud F. T. H'akeneld.
Gdtt CWly.--Hon. U. M. Bugg. Thoa. K.
Gordon, Audrw BHew, W. W. l'o L-r, Jotiu
A. Jackon, S 4ou K. Ko-e, Wm. E. Koor, A.
G. Steel, G. W.PeUsy. A Oiiver, Alexand-T
Black, VI. M. Ei 11. M. .V. Carter. A. C. HT.
White, Talbot Wilson, Jamts iL Cook, Gil.
bert W. Bass, J.C. S-nilh, Jwhtt Puiilp, J.
W. Clark, P. A. P. Crifia, T. M. Gordon.
Robrt Kodea, H. H iUocock. IVq. Perry.
Q..T. MajOeld.Mare McNairy. J. J. Lindsay,
Lather Ingram, . U. Uoa-. W. II. Aberua
iby, Wuu S.Gwo4. John W.Parker, 1J.P.
Ray. J. C Brow a. s. H.btoet, C N. Ordway,
J tutet Ham, L. V. Lttssiord, Jobs McGrsw,
Samuel Willeford, John Anderson,. A. A-E-s?nin.
Wm. Peden. : - "
M-ntry County David C. Mitchell. F. O.
Maibews. S.muel T. Brown. William L. Ar
neH. Wm J. R-ed, Jno. L. Z diicoffr. W. K
Porter. W. H. Ry. H. B.JEst-s, A. W. Msyer,
A, M. Looney. J. M. HarweU, F. A- IIiB, J.
H. Brinklev, F. B. Hackney, Ab. Atktnw.n,
T. A. Harris, W. J. Jaggers. W. R. Hodee. J r.,
J.B. Hsmilton, Samuel H.Jones. William
Watkins, E. A H.Tost t,E: T. Caldw.H. D.Tt
Cbappel, J, H Asbton. Jesse S. Harris, S.
W. Frieron. John W. Maves, N. R. Wilkes.
J. H. Gregory, Lncius J. Polk. Edward
Knbn, J.N. Walker, W. H. Whi ton, Jona
than Amis, J.'B. Alder-ori, J. S- Martin. N.
H. Burt, William Park. J. D. Nesbitt, John
Baird, T. A. Thompson, W. B. Gordon, J.
W. Sbarber.N. F. Cheairs, ' S. M. Frierson,
Dr. II. Terril, W. J. Mathews. W. B Folsom,
II. S Chappell. R. Chappell, Morgan Fitz
patrick. S- W. Fitzpatrick, Israel McCarroll
and F. M. Reew.
Jackson W. R. Kenner. J. W. 8. ttle, E. M.
Cas.n, S. H. York. Pinckney McCarv. r, A.
K. Tinsley, S. S. Stanton, Wm- McCarver.
D. G. StwpbTd. Albert Stanton, Jame
Eaton and T. F. Waddie.
Lincoln Thomas "Kercheval and D. W.
Clai ke. -
Mjnigomcry H- S. Kimble. James E. Bai
ley, D. N. Knn.dv, N. B. DudW. J. O
Shackelford. TIk-s. F. Henry, Jas. A. Matbis.
B. A. Roger. Joseph P. Ligon. W. R. BriDg
borst. J.S. Neblett.R. C. Bell, Msj G. A
nenrv. G. J. McCaul. v, E. Wither". J.Csin
Robt.'Bringhnrst, Jordan Nebletf, T. G. Par
uam. G. II. Warfieid, Chorleii WsrfMd. Dr
Jas. Bowling, Geo. Flowers, T. M. Kirby aud
11. 11. Paoten.
Marshal Ja m s V. Ewing. James P. Dysart
and A. B. Ewing.
M'tcon Anderson Brat ton, A. J. Roark an?
W. Y. Adams.
Ftitnom D. W. Haw., J. A. Ray. J. W.
Cru t-her. R. Moore, Wm. Baker, II. Cla
Dow. 11. T. C. Kinslow, J. M. Barnes and S.
RfJrtxn Col. Jo. C. Starke, Col. Willi.
Woodard, J. M. Brewer, J. L. Yatef, E. S
Cheatt:nn, Dr. R. W. Whittinptoo, Mj Ea
Rosw. EIis Frt. Hentv Fort. Dr. J. II
Mallory, David Naire. Dr. W. II. Farmer
John Wynn and John Woinlard. R. G. Glov
er, Wm. Street, W. B. Goi-b. tt, T. E. Valh ry
John Spear. T. L. Gren, Jo. Green. Thoma
Sproiiwe, Thos. Winn, Jew W. Davi?.
" RuttrrfordDr. John W. Richardson. Col.
W. L. Walking Dr. T. C. Blck, Beverly
Randolph, W. F. Lytle, J. R. Palmer. A. B
Elliott. V. D. Cowan, Ephraiin Jacobs
Richa-d Williamson, F. W. Rankin. J. W
Irby, Wm Wilkinson. Hardin Bostick, W. H
Tillord, R. S. Norihcolt, Thomas Mullins
Josephus Hall. A. J. Robert. L. P. Swain. J.
W. Llair, G. Brown. Thos. W. Watkins, J. U
Castl-mun. Hard v Mnrtree, Jowph Bw-hms.
Smiih Wilson Y. Martin, B. F. II. rrnd, Jo.
G. Pickett. W. W. Ward. John A. Fit-, H
Lylen, J. II. Lyles, U. Oliver, II. Y. Riddle
and V in. II. Fuqua.
Sfttcart Wm. L.U:ter, C. C. Taylor, N
D. Terry, A. P. Parish, James Wok1s. Jr., J
B. Crockarell. P. T. Kainw:.t.T. L..McGep, A
Lory. Joseili Glasgow and Ji-.d-Kjn Horn.
Sumner Hon. Balie Peyton. Dr. E. Doug
las, G n. Jas. L. McKiu, Col. Thos. Trim
ble, I M. Temple, Jas. L. Bab. r. Balie Pev
lou, Jr.. George Baler, D. C. Doujilafu, Ja...
Menefee. Wm. MeMinray, J. N. Carinnplit.
Robt. E;kin, W. F. Summer. J. N". G-ithrie, T
C. Doulaw. J. W. Baker, Paul Di-mukes, II
11. S.uiiideis, J. II. Wise, Riim-I Moore, W.
C. Blue. J. L- Gray. Jas. A. Hall, II. Lu-ter.
W. II. Wiae, L-e S. Dunn, L-oni.la Baker.
Jos. HarUnd. Harry Smi:b. S. R. Doxey, E.
Turn. r. S. C. Willis, William Murray. A. (J.
Dunn. W. G. Pierce, W. II McGiuuis, J. II.
Most ly B II. Singleton, R. C. Dalton, Wm.
Philips, Thos. Stalker and J M Meutf -e.
Warren J. Hopkin Kreuch, Geo. J. Stub
blefild and Thos. Conner.
Wayne Jonathan Morris.
White A. Fit, S. 8. Stanton, W. M . Rus
sell. W. M. Coake, A. Dibrell, W. M.Simpn.
Wilion A. B. RolKTlson, D. Smith. Thos.
Bonds. J. C. Cummins. Thos. Philips. J. T.
Henderson, A. E. Rob -rtson, II. H. Delay, J.
W. Dill. J. P. Moxley, W.C.Martin, John D.
Owen. A. B. Martin, W. Z. Neal, Jordan
Stokes John R. Davis. W. L. Martin. James
Hamilton. W. W. Price. E. J. Gollnday, L.
Philips, J. G. Frazier, Samuel W. Davis, P.
II. am. John McClarin, John W. Clay, E i.
Jackson B. W. Winlord, Ed. Tompkins, W
II. HariiH. Jordan E. White. W. M. McLorkle,
E. A. White. J. B. Scol.y. Wm. Branch, John
B. Talbot, Dr. J. Rutland, L. M. N. Co. k. T.
H BoHtick, J. J. Wilkerson, Alex. W. Vick.
J. A. Allen, W. S. Holman, 11. Palmer, Win.
CbamUrs, John Hill. Thomas Hill. A. G.
Rogers, B. D. Powell. 41. Ruilaiid,. T. Molt,
ley, G. Stratton, B. A. I .'at i more, A. G. .Mar
tiu. Newton Clovd, J. II. McCluin. W. Moore,
N A Jennings, E Harlan, G J Wood, W 11
Rutland, JJMcIVi.k. W McClain, P Crmcber;
L While, Thos Williamson. Wm Chainhers,
John Crudiip, John T Cleaves, WT Waters.
Williainscn John L Hoiism, A P Mauey, 1
G Neely. W G Marshall. John Marshal i. Jr.,
John K Mi.tball, Geo W Simpson. J M Wiu
steud, John Parrish. E A Ruinis. Dr 11 Oden.
T Moore, James Cnckett, T Carter. Tz
Stveiison. A W Moss, Alex Chapman, II J
Merrilt, O T Atkebou. William Ewing. J A
BoFtirk, Ennis Maurv, A P Smith. S E Mc
Cutcheii. R II Beale.'E II Reams, William S
Boxley, G W Armstrong, J II Morton, W It
Patton, i; W Barker, Wm E.irly. James C
Morton, S II While, J P Cummins, L. in
Farmej, F B Epper. Sam Tullo-s, A W
Norris, Jr.. T Alien, W II Matthews, John E
Tiillosa. John S Wbiieheml. Hit Fox, R O
Wib-ou, E L Jordan, Jr.. R K Waller, Dr Jo
May field, W P Cannon, W D Bradley, J G
Clouhton.JoRegue.il J Maney, W Kohin
en, J C Robinson, Ike Wray, 1 S Page, Win
A Gilliam. J A Malone, F R ese, R Ream.
Bob Hull. R G Ellis, R Spiv.y. S P Hildrtth
T F Atkeison. Zack Critz. II Davis Tliomus
Parker, Jas Allison, M M Andrews, Richard
Benton A. P. Hall.
Cirroll Jno. Noramn, J. M. Alexander and
John I,. B.-U.
Jy,r0. F. Strahl, Dr. Stith Richardson,
T. E. Richardson and J. W. Hai-at-ll and J. L.
Fayette John C. Reeves.
L. Ricbaidron, James Elder ank
J. L. Williauipoti.
Jhrdtman John Miller.
lleniltrsan Dr. W. A. Warren and A. G.
Henry Col. Nat. Porter and James D. Por
HaytTKod R. W. Butnpns.
IjauiUrdaU Dr. Stith Richardson, proxy.
McSairy J. L. Moiphi aud N. S. Brown.
Madison Robert B. Hurt.
(tfnon G. 11. dry and J. L. Palmer.
Sltt'iu R. F. Looney. Jost uh Barbiere. E.
C. Ksrk, J.-re Clemens.
fijy,,, Knife Js. Sounders.
Hcui-Vv-R. B. Mitchell.
Ou motloD of Col. Jos'Dax Stoxk-, of Wil
son, a committee, consisting of three from
each Grand Division of the State,
?, was ap-
pointed to report resolutions for th
eratio i of tbe Convention, consisting of the
follow ig prnlleiuen : Jordan Stokea, J. D.
Porter, j ., A. Caldwell, A. S. Colyar, A. M.
Looney, U. S. Saunders, W. G. Brownlow
W. T. Gas and A. P. Hall. The above oom-
mittee immediatelv retir.-d.
Jnu D. PoaTEa. Jr., of Henry, offered
the f dlowing resolution:
JU-oltxti, That comtni:tte of one from
each Congrewional district, and two from the
S'ate at large, tw upniuted to present to this
Conv.-n.i-iu a lit of Delegate to the Nation
al Union Convention, aud that they be di
rected to report two d. I'-aies from each di
vision of the State, aud three from each Con
gressional District, widi power to appoha
Tbe Chair appointed the following commit
tee under the above resolution:
State at J oil u II. Calendar, John
Firmt Drid W. Brszelton, Jr.
Secnu l J. Bovd.
TktrH J. W. Gill-rie-
.a.r4 J G. Piek.tt.
hftS - R.S. N.Mnb. utt.
Stsfk - Th-. KerchrVal.
Sak " - J.Miatu-tn M.riU..
G. A. Henry.
A. G. Shrwbury.
TtntK r J.. B.rUrre.
W. Brazlrtoa offered the follow lag, which
was adoj.tt d :
AWfi, That enm-witt-. of tea frvn
sell Cnt;rvaieal D.airivt be appoiotcd to
eKl Elector lor the State at largo.
The reoUioa wa adopted, and fh- fll
lowing commtt'.ee app-.iat-d aader th same:
Full Duirwt.Y. Br- Uoa, R. D. S.jrusju.
" W.U. Browato-. M.V.X Jib.
IXud J. S. Hsvrvn, Wa. Gaim.
Frik Ir. K anif. S. S. Staalon.
iV4 - W. Z- Seal, W. Y. Martio.
Sxii Wei. Parks L. J, Polk.
Srwntk R. M- Burs, J. U Morphis.
Sfktk 44 T.T SmiUy. W. WrHMlwanl.
Stmik M J.M A!eadrr.O.F. Strahl,
TtMtk J. C. Kccvca, IL F. Loooey.
' I On tnotioo the CooTcetloa thea adJyQraed
atU 1 o'clock. "
ETEXTXO RESflOX. v j
Col. Stokes, from the Committee on Reso
lutions, reported the following ' : -
V ADDRESS AND RE3OL0TIOXS : - v
The members of this Convention, chosen
III primary meetings of the people hrtbeir
respective coautis. and representing the j
sentiments and opinions of all those, whether
Whigs, Democrats . or Americans in. times j
past, wlio view with" concern nd nt with
out elarm, the present political condition of ;
the country, have convened for the purpose
of takiryj counsel together, and to adopt such
measures as may appear best, to awaken the
Meepfng powers snd aroose the indifferent to
a snse of the impending dangers, and to
unite their energies to pare the country from
the disorganizing and revolutionary spiritof
tbe times. Tbey believe that the time has
come snd will not brook postponement, when
if ever, the progress of abuses and erri!p
' Hons in our Government which all history
phnws are the parents and forerunners of re
volution and anarchy, may be stayed, if tbey
cannot be eradicated.
That we rosy not be accnsd of exaggera
ting the extent of tbe existing abuses and
diorders in the body politic, and of overrat
ing their disastrous and baneful consequen
ces, ft lrief enumeration and description of
some of the more prominent of them, will be
submitted to the judgment of tbe people, who
alone can apply a remedy.
A little more than thirty years aeo the
editor r.f a newFpper in New Hampshire,
who had rudely as-ailed the character of a
' Secretary of State, was denied the publisb
Ingof the laws of Congress, a job inrisnificant
in value, which had been accorded to him
nnder previous administration!. This was
denounced at-the time by the whole opposi
tion as an act of tyranny and abuse of execu
tive patronage n attack npon the freedom
of the press upon liberty itself, in poisoning
the fountain from which was derived one of
its chief supports. At this day, strange as
it may appear, without any change in the
form of Government, important public offices
. are frequently bestowed upon tbe proprie
tors and editors of puWie journals in tbe
'interests of tbe administration, and jobs and
contracLs meted out to them, or the profits of
them, amounting sometimes to thousands,
distributed among them without scruple, and
under Executive influence snd direction. '
Under the maxims and teachings ot J.-fter-.
son. confirmed by the jractice of Madison,
Monroe and J. Q. Adams, the freedom of po-
litical opinion whf held to be of so sacred and
important a character in a Republic thut in a
' period of thirty years proscription or remov.
' als from office for opinion's sake w re un
known. During the same p-ri.id of lime the
. preservation of the purity and independence
' of the elective franchise was held to be so im-
portant that the interference of Federal Offi
cers in eb-ction-i. Stale or National, was for
bidden according to the teaching of Jeff r
son, who announced that such inteifc-rcuce
would be held just cause of removal.
. But soonnfur the close of the period to
which reference has been made, the whole
some doctrines and t-entiinents -f JiS'ctson
and of his immediate successors upon those
important subjects, lost much ot their force
and re-p'-ct with the public.
The first departure from them by the pop
. ular Cbief of a new Administration found
I excuse among his followers in the fierce as
saults made upon his private character by his
opponents in the canvass which had termina
ted in his election ; and justification in the
speci-.il circnmstanc. sof cachcase of removal.
Jiut in time, under various plausiole pre
texts, particularly that which awuni'-d that
the retrenchment of expenditures, and re
form of abuses pronied by the President in
Li- first inaugural address could not be carried
nt union the public offices and employments,
ministerial, as well as political and adminis
trative, should be in the hands of his frl-nds
and supporters the injunctions of Jeff rson
ceased to b; refp' Ci'.tl, and the wholesale pio-scripti.-n
which followed the discovery of this
n. cessiiy, led, in the end, to the introduction
of a long train of abuses in the exercise of
the appointing power in the distribution of
excutive patronage and to a practical ope
ratiou of the government mbversive of the
spirit ai.d intention of the Constitution. The
freedom once conceded to the officeholders as
well us all older citizens to nppiove or cen
sure the acts and measure" of an administra
tion as their judgment and conscience rniht
dic'ate, can now be exercised ouly und. r the
penally of fori it lire of office. A fealty due
to the country and its government from all
cit'zeus in th. ir case is now held to be trans
for red to a political Chief, or to a party. No
polit'Ciil hertsy, no matter how mischievous
and dangerous, even tho? it ainls at the de
struction of the Constitution no violation
of solemn pi. dges or duties is held to becnue
of exclusion from, or appointment to, office,
proxid.-d the essential point of honor is raved
in bearing true all. giiuice to party.
A jealously with which tbe freedom of
elections, and the purity of the elective fran
chise was once guarded auuist the influence
of the executive power and tbe interference
of federal officers in elections is no longer
r- cognized by Unite who have the control of
Htlaiis ot any impoiYauce to the preservation
of be" institutions.
Under the operation of a new maxim in
dispensing executive patronage, thatto the
vie tor bloiigs. the hpoils,"' the maxims of
Ji llersoii have bei n reversed aud a new ten
ure of fliee prescribed, not knowu by the
Constitution. Ofliee hold, rs are expected
and required to interfere actively in elections
under penalty ol .iinn s al, and thus the
whole corp of civil officer and employees
and their depiMidt-uts. a huudrcd thousand or
more in nuuilx-rs, dispersed over the couutry
constitute a t-taudiug political police force,
trained bands, disciplined to any service
which may be r quired iu upholding ti.e par
ty in power.
At every Collector's office in e large
cities ut every post office in ev. ry city,
and respectable village in the land may tie
found a political club room from whence
issue niitw-ives gtvti.g instructions to the
The purity of the electire franchise in the
piesetit lime is not exempt from tbe tempta
tions and inQueuces of pecuniary bribes, with
It is notorious that a per centage of tbe
salaries, of Federal office-holders has been fre
quently, if not regularly, assessed and col
lected, to raise a bind to be transmitted to
whatever Stale, or Congressional District it
may be deemed necessary to enable. the par
ty to carrv an election. And, thus, M.rtion
of the public revenue derived from the peo
ple, tfiis of thousands in amount, are turned
im. i a corruption fund, to stifle tbe voiced
and defeat the will of the honest and iude
Th. se evils aud abuses, great and gross
as they manifestly are, may be tolerated and
liberty may survive, and the country may
prosjirr for a season, while the great body of
the people continue untainted by corruption;
but how long that sea-on may be. will depend
upon the operation of some of tbe iudircct
and more remote consequences ot tbe abuses
above. enumerated. Tiie maxims observed
and piartiu-d upou iu tbe distribution of the
spoils for the last quar.er of a century, has
undoubtedly lowered th stand ird of public
morals, and diU'us d a mercenary spirit over
Lured by the magnitude of the spoils, tbe
rewards of partisaa services, thousand take
to politics as a protess.on. a trade, a liveli
hood. An irmy of politic l mercenaries and
adventurers is thus recruited, who, by con
certed action, is often able to control the
mon important elections, and when success
ful, virtually acquire the direction and con
trol of public affairs.
Most of the best and ablest men of the
couutry, under mch citcumstance. retire la
d sgust from the field of politics tbe public
offices, are lor the most part filled with iuo
raut and incompetent prtixaa, without oth
er merit. Tbe abls aud patriotic men who oc
casionally fl id a place in ih cabinet, and oth
ers who occupy m ats in Congress cannot ruH
or give tone to a.Talr; they are geuerally
overruled by the Z maves of their own party.
The President himself, if he happen to be of
a high order of abilitv.rftn give but Utile at
tention t. great qaeA.ms ol Slate lo quea
tiou of forcijft or dom stic policy. Sli
2u.:ioiis have become of inferior or sudor-ua-e
ci'ficvrn. and tie U rrd.tC'-d to the po
sition ot Chiet Justice of Spoil Court, aud
his lane coututiicd iu n.ijusiiug toe conflict
I .g cl-inti of worhl.-a ptrtixm. To thU.
ami other cause, before retorted to, my be
acri. ed lb.- do-outi-red e.ud;UoB ol to pot
ofliee d. part men t !i derangement of ifr
lUutiee .f the G jVi rntue.it aud the loss o
Lu i-ir tl of uiiil.o .s to t'u cotiuiry. from tht
weal of win) eii l utte leveuue policy-
uor ou-M It lu be matter of surprise la such
ft state or thing, that extravagance and
a-ufulnr la the publie etjeuditura
shoo Id eUt to an alarmuig nt- ut. and that
frauds and corrupt.ou abound even la btgh
Jiuinne i ot frauds and corruptions wUl
arise uud- r ue i-i and purest aJ.uia;ir
liuu, out the rapid grow tit and progress of
,theS4 eriU ta tbe pnod abich bas tUpsrd
ao.ee the adoption of ttte sjvtU j rioc:pt if
principle it bsy be called brads irrexaiibly
to tb couclanoo, either that tbe principle
itaetf i UOUUUd. W tbst I'lS BiaucHr Itt
which it is carnal vut is eeuiisiiy v k;ious
ftnd ourrept. -
: When tbe publia oQces aad employneBts
are Uaiowrd oa boat aud capable wiv,
that tbey are political pv tizansand support
ers of the party in power, can" form no just
ground of complaint. Bat whea honest and
ci ft de Incumbents are substituted by others
who have no. adequate qualifications for tbe
offlces .or duties to which tbey are assigned,
and no other-merit than-tbeir capacity to be
serviceable to tbe party, or to the ambitious
aspirations of tbe President, or other high
officer by whom he was employed, is a corrupt
aba -e of power.
Whatever well fonnded objections may exist
to the maxim that "to the victors belong tbe
spoils," it baa been too long acquiesced In,
and too firmjy engrafted to be suddenly
changed. If ever changed, it muse be
work of time; bat it is to be hoped, that for
the honor' of Republican Institutions, that
tbe abuses and corruptions which have arisen
from the manner in which the maxim has
been made to operate in practice, may be
. Dut tbe correction of the various abnses in
the admiiil-tration of tbe government, impor
tant as it is to tbe honor and welfare of the
country, sinks into comparative insignifi
cance when we turn to the overshadowing
evil, the practical and paramount question
of the day and of the times. It is not a ques
tion of abuses in the practice of tbe govern
ment, it is a question concerning the existeuce
ot the government itself, which has been
brought into imminent peril of dissolution
by the same causes and influence.which have
hastened the downfall of all pn ceding Re
publics. In an evil hour and at a time of
rare tranquility and ex-mption from party
strife and excitement the result of the com
promise. mensnre of 1850, tbe Missouri Com
promise line of 1820 was repealed. It would
be useless to point out or suggest the motives
and designs of the authors of that unfortunate
measure, be they what they may, the effect of
the measure was to kindle a flame of resent
ment in all the free States and to renew
with ten fold violence the sectional strife and
discord upon . ihe subj.-ct of tdav.-ry which
had been so happily quieted iu 1850.
It is needless to recount the the means and
devices by whxh tbe agitation thus re-commenced
was continued and even increased in
intensity, until now, when we find two pow
rrful parties confronting each other, the one
in the North and the other in the South, con
tending b-titiat. l v for the power and con
trol of the Gov- rnmentupon a sectional issue
the right ot the South under tbe Constitu
tion to carry slavery into the Territories and
to have it protected there by Congress, being
tbe Southern ride of tbe issue, and the right
of the North, under the Constitution, to pro
hibit slavery- in the Territories, being the oth
er sideof the i8iie; practically, and in effect,
abstractions both, at the present time, in
the opinion of many of the most enlightened
men of the Country North and South. N v
ertheless, the same motives and causes wh'cU
originated the controversy, operate with ihe
same force to keep it alive. The sec ional
bate and alienation engendered in the pro
tracted stt ileadd greatly to the difficulties in
restoring the wonted btrmonv of the coun
try; and to make the prospect of accomplish
ing that great and desirable and dill more
gloomy, the power and influence of the spoils
principle operate with their usual effect in
etimulatiug the antagonistic parties to put
loi lu ull iheir energies iu muiutaiiiiug the
conflict. All these circumstances combined
have cieat-d p uuful anxieties as to the fill ure
in tbe minds of thousands of patriotic cii
zens iu both sections. It is wor e than idle
to nay that the Union is in no danger.
It may In: mischievous to lull i.he p-ople
into security, by proclaiming that the Union
cauuol b- dissolved that the a sociati.nis of
the past the anticipation of the glorious
destiny which awaits us as a nation will pre
vent ii--that tbe ties of kindred blood ol a
common lineage a nd language will prevent
it that the . normily of the crime of disunion
against mankind will prevent it, aud lhat if
nothing else t-Lould vail, ihe magnitude ol
the material iuterests dependent upon the
preservation of the Uuiou will prevent its dis
memb riucnt. The Union cannot be saved
by such t.aching. It should be rememWred
that the tics of blood and natural affection
ure often broken by repeated wrongs that a
family quarrel, of all othciw, when eutered
upou, is the most bitter and relentless that
a sentiment ol ten proves stronger as uraoti.-e
to action than materia! interest. Nol Tbe
safety of the Uuiou depend upon the united
uciK'U aud eneigiesof all good men, North
and South, and w ith tht blessing of the God
of our fathers upon iheir efforts the Uuioii
can und will be preserved.
Resolved. Tuerefore", by the Delegates of the
people ot Tennessee, in Cuiiventiou assembled,
thai we will unite with all good men every
where, aud devote ftll our energies to main
tain and ei petuale the Uuiou under the Con
stitution as ii is
RefJved, That the true test of devotion to
the Uniou is the practice of-ready obedieuce
to the requirements of the Con-lituiion.
RrcJv,d, That the continued agitation of
tbe slavery question, while it promises no
profitable reHult to any section, is fraught
with iutiiiite mischiefs to the whole country
injurious to all material interests ret aiding
moral progress impairing Ihe National
character abroad presenting the aspect of
wen kn ess, from incurable dissent ions ut home
and thereby inviting insults aud uggreion
from foreign powers; imperilling the peace
of theouiitry, the stability of the Union, uud
that it outfit therefore to cease.
KenUced, That we are opposed to direct
taxation, and in lavor of a tariff adequate to
the expenses of an economical administration
of the General Government, with specific
duties where opplicble, discriminating iu
favor ot America;! labor.
les'Jred. That the Hon. John Dell, iu tbe
opinion of this Convention, possesses superior
qualifications for the office- of President hi
long und distinguished public services his
broad and expensive patriotism his un
swerving devotion to the Uniou an.LheCon
s'i'.uiiou through all phases of his political
fortune, entitle him to our warm coutideuce
We Continent him to our fellow citizens every
where, and the delegates appointed to tbe
National Union Convention are instructed to
use all honorable means to procure Lis nomi
nation. Tbe Address and Resolutions were adopted
unanimously aud with acclamation.
Dr. Johu II. Calleiider. from the Commit
tee on Delegates to the Uniou National Con
vention. r ported the following delegates.
The Chairman in making tLe report, re
marked that tbe committee had deviated
from the instruction of the Convention by
reporting three delegates from each Grand
Division of tbe State, and three f.om each
Congressional District, instead of two:
East Tennessee Wm. Brazelton. Sr of Jef
fersoo: John Baxter, ot Kuox; John Nether
land, of Hawkins.
MuLle Tennessee Neill S. Brown, of David-
son; r. ii. r.wing, oi taviuuu; ur. a. n .
Richardson, of R.itheiU'rd.
West Tnnessee J.re. Clemens, of Sh'lby;
Jo. R. Mosby, of Fayette, A. J. Dooelson,
lsf JhHriet R. D. Scruggs, of Jefferson;
W. D. Williams ol Greene, and W. C. Lyle,
2nd DistrirtO. P. Temple, W. T.C. Ilumes
and Conly F. Trigg, ol Knox.
3d Dti-tnet A. Caldwell, of McMinn; J.
W. Giile-pie, of Uuea, aud Wm. II. Til.bs, ot
4A lAstrictJ. G. Pickett, of Smith: W.P.
Hi. kernon, of Coffee, and S- 11. Colmes, of
5A District Jordan Stokes, of Wilsoi. Jo.
B. Palmer, of Rutherford, and Wm. Kwiug,
Ctk . A. S. Colyar, of Franklin;
Henry C-.opcr, ol Bedford; W. F. Kercheval,
7tk Dorset Jno. C. Brown, of Giles; W.
P. Kcndr.ck, of Wayne; aud A. P. Hall, of
U JUstrictJao.F. House, of Montgome
ry; Jo. C tark, of RoUj.Uoii, Dr. Juo. II.
Calender, cf Davidson.
9lA iiroi it S. Saunders, of Tbton; J.
D. Port-r, Jr., kJ lleory, sjjJ J. F. Car tin, of
I OVA DiihrKt-Il. G. Looney. of Shelby; C
B. Hurt, of MaduHMt, ftud Joseph Barbiere. of
Sme t L-tiys W. G. Brownlow aud Joba
S. linen. -
Tbe Report was adopted unanimously.
After which II w.BIe Peyton. b.-la, lood
ly calh d for, rrspood si io ft protracted, able
and el.q tent speech, which was received with
ep4ix, rep. at.-d and prolonged.
After he baJ concluded, ;'
W. Bruttlioi, Irota tbe Committee en Sta e
Electors, reported the ratme ol Balie Peytou
f Sumner, auJ N. G. Tajlor. of J. fiVntou.
The report was atianimovsly coDcerred la.
11. K. Walker offered the following reol u
tiou, which werw adopUd uaaaimow.-Iy:
.WW, That the Pie.idcnt of tlis Coo
v ration p(.oiftt aCeirl Kxeceiiv Cow
muiee f r the spprvMichm envs. trr ra h
fraud dlvtaion oi tue Sle; aud ft emm!ue
of tbrrv lei eoflert and eorrvpad i h tu
NUool Uniou Lxetiilve Commitiee.
Jitsaiemi, TbattaiaOnveBtioa recomnsead
to ta Nati'Mtal Uaiou Exeeatire Committee
to call Nalitfoal Cuftvcaiioa la the city of
Philadelphia, at some early day in tbe month
of May next. ""V" "
Hon. GA.Henry, of Montgomery, wsi
loudly called for. and bis appearance upon
tbe stand Jwas greeted 'jby thunders of ftp.
plaose. Ifaj.-Henry addressed the- Conven
tion at leagth-in one of tbe most eloqnent,
graceful aad patriotic speeches it baa ever
been our good .fortune to j bear. His theme
was the Uhion, and most feelingly and glow
ingly did he depict its inestimable blessings,
and most forcibly and : pointedly point out
the evils which won Id result from its disrup
tion. t -
After Maj. Henry" had foncluded, lion.
Wm. Ewing moved that ;Hon." Balie Peyton.
G. A. Henry and N. G.' Taylor be added to
the delegates from the State at large to the
National Union Convention, which motion
- Dr. Brownlow offered the following reso
lution, which waa adopted unanimously:
Resolved. Thct the seven Opposition Mem
bers ot Congress from Tennessee be added to
our Delegation to the National Union Con
vention, viz : Messrs. Nelson, May nard, Bran
son, Stokes, Hatton, Quarles and Etheridge.
On motion of James D. Porter, Jr., of Hen
ry, a committee of three was appointed, con
sisting of Messrs. Porter, Balie Peyton and
Dr. Brownlow, to wait upon Hon. John Bell
and notify . him of his nomination by this
Convention as its choice for the Presidency,
and invite him to address the Convention at
7 i o'clock.
Dr. Richardson, of Rutherford, offered the
following resolution, which was unanimously
adopted : - , . ' . .
Resolved, That an Executive Committee of
five from each division of the State be ap
pointed, whose duty it shall be to assemble at
Nashville as soon as possible after tbe candi
date for President is nominated by ihe Na
tional Union Convention, and publish such an
address to tbe peopleof Tennessee in relation
to tbe subject as tbey deem wise and proper.
H. K. Walker offered the following rcsolu
tion, which was unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That this Convention heartily ap
prove of the course pursued by the Opposi
tion members of Congress fiotn this State
during the recent protracted struggle for
Speaker in the House of Representatives,
and that we have the utmost confidence in
their ability, patriotism and devotion to the
iuterests of their State and tbe Uuion. e
W. Brazelton, jr.. offered the following re
solution, which was unauimously adopted:
Resolved, That the delegates loonr National
Convention be and are hereby instructed to
cist their votes against any man for Presi
dent or Vice President who baa avowed dis
S. S. Stanton offered the following, which
was unanimously adopted;
Resolved, That tbe Opposition party is here
by recommended to bold conventions within
the several Congressional Districts of tbe
State, at suitable time and places, for the
purpose of choosing or nominating suitable
persons as candidates for Eletor iu the said
Districts for the approaching Preridential
Hon. N. ill S. Brown was loudly called for,
and addressed the Convention in bis usual
After Gov Brown had concluded,
The Convention took a recess till 7 o'clock.
The President called the Convention to or
der at 7 o'clock.
Mr. Brownlow, Cbairmad of the committee
to wait upon Mr. Bell and inform him of the
action of tbe Convention lu nominating him
tor the Presidency, announced that Mr. Bell
was present to re-pond. Mr. Bell was greet
ed with tbe most hearty enthusiasm, and made
a short speech returning thanks to the Con
vention for the compliment paid him.
The remainder of tbe evening was spent in
bearing sjweches from Mr. Golladay, of Ken
tucky, Dr. Brownlow. Col. Peyton, and Hon.
Jordan Stokes. After which the Convention
resolved itself into a mass meeting, and ex
cellent speeches were madn by Mr. Tillman,
of Bedford. Mr. Colyar, of Franklin, and
On motion of Mr. Stokes, the thanks of the
Conventien were returned to Hon. Jere.
Clemens for the ability and impnrtiality with
which he presided over the deliberations of
this Convention. A similar resolution In
reference to the Secretaries was also adopted
on motion of Mr. Scruggs.
The Convention then adjourned sine die.
Ijuit night but two ut tbe engagement cf lbs Young
ana Beautiful Coiue-lienue,
MISS SALL.IC ST. CL.A1K.
Thursday Kvenlnc. Feb'y 23d,' 1660,
Tl.e Dram., lie Dritma of MADKI.AIN E. or, Hie KnuD'.
Iina of I'.irm. iU-lal.one, it bailie H. Clmr. T
conclude with the rleai.t Omciy of the S-KKiOlS
FAMILY. Wiiiow Lelmoiue, Misa Sallie W. flair.
; .s M-
AX t XI-
A S k.M-tiAVSM-
-1 H K M.AVK
THK SLA VK
Iflll ,ils,,KI-s FAMILY MEAL, Jurt received
x ' j ana lor mud oy
M. A. PAKRISH CO.
inft BtVHEtS CRUSOE" CORN, lust receirea
111 aad Tor sale by
fi b'-tf M. A. rARRISU CO.
Evtr-Grtfns, Pines, Fori and Ilollryi.
ALQT of One healthy Khrob. Jtiat recetTrd aad
for aai by BEMJ. F. ShlKUH (XX,
febSH-tr C nlral Auctwa Rooms.
fb bT ARMSTRONG Jc CO.
IICHELLS KprlBf Barley, per Fteamrr
B anyan ,aod for aie by
White Nrshaniock Potatoes.
inn BASHEt, WHITE NES H tKNOCK POTATOf 8
1UU s'li'Cted seed for rale by
Ut. t ARU--TOXOaCO.
For Smltlilaud and PadticaU
rHE splendid itassenrer and gt jj
rr tbt itonrr MIXXE
TONKA, lratu, Mar, will il 1 1 ' i i i mm I Hi
1jt- bere oa IHL'KJiDAY, fto-Oajr) the S3d tnst.,
at lso'ckKk, M. A. HAMILTON,
For Cairo and SC. L.oul.
THMpl.adtd o!(ir'r j. ; u
Staaia.tr, B. U.RLNYaN, Of 'p J
J.S.Miusn.yaaur.vrillleava I ' iT Wtt
for tbe above and intermediate port, oa RI
DAY, UtelUtner rebraary.al Ii o'clock, T. si. For
freirht or apply ou board orto
Wbl-ll A. UAMtLTOX, Afeot.
F . H. BAD GEE,
l U XTIST,
UFTV6 caltetl away from the euy oa a.aes, de-
(q. tvutrang u a f- w tj or ty vu. arm f
lUrvaorll. . febSJ-Ut
Music'. Music! Music
I HAVE J'.st reied aad oBer f.r a'e Iw, a Tery
M ii.t.S OCTAVO i-TaUNWAY MNO,
tonct Mf t a ftutara ta ad or tbe eaatt. Tb
Lai-a, H.ul of Srailirir, Taorbrraa4 Amatrara
are la.iteM Mcait and lr A JOtl Utk, v
fe22-t MaaIorr,,Vta .tree.
A MONTH AVI ALL EXCESSES FA'D.
Ii aceot waa 14 im every Iu.u4en
l ta Um liiuj futrt, Ma(acta I iwpwutti
aad eaay Ixaiae by erlue tee rmt saay
be crrt. !y mM. fnr tiritr aartlcuUra ad
draaa IV. .1. Hkkbv uni. erMf li'va irc a4
Broadway. X vrt Uly, atue g m lMa(e
Sump ' . ' - . - . fr2-msm
. hC UVTSl ZK dV LVJiiOU'F, .
MAXriUcmtr or ! raaaa rT'.l
I.JUHO.HiUAKy. aad PfcU - TTj
utuxa riAXa otEs, adaa tYuT 1
U ta ateravesa.-aia m 4
ml-mary eT tM, Saw It aad drbil--ty. S-Lr
VI mi ti, MM ia u (Ma, tIM. fc era. Sennets
ant Ftiliae m'Jl aare moBrf by ct!n f b'fure par.
cfcaaatg. d it arwi.w wnwttit rfr yoara.
araaii 4iJ BH MS a I., tale cre ea of
Jlroed way J hum tsck.. kk:i-te ,
New Spring Goods,
- f- FOR- I860.
AllisonrAnderson & Co
- : IMPORTERS AND
'' "iflioleaaJ Dealer In
Foreign and Domestic Drj Goods
. v. No. 41 Public Square,
WE are now la rceipt of oar Spring Goods, and
desire to invite tbe attenUun of our frienila
and tbe trade generally to an examination of our
usu'l Urge, handsome and select stock, wbich e
oiler o aeommodating terms.
- ALLLsON.AXBERSOX & CO.,
feb20-2m . .
On Tuesday, 29th of 3Iay, 18G0,
AND CONTINUE I YE DAYS.
laetJay, May Pt Sweepstakes for'nntried three
year olds $100 entrance $ij torfeil one mile
beats three or more to fill tbe Slake Club to
add $100 if the race is rua.
Wednesday, May 30tA.Jockey Club Purse $300 Two
Ikursday, May 31xt. Sweepstakes for three year olds
1 mile heats $100 entrance $50 forfeit three
or more to fill the sink o Club to add $10u U tbe
racj is run.
Friday, June 1st. Proprietor's Purse $200 One
Saturday June 2d Jockey Club- Purse $ 400 Two
5aK Z)a jr. Sweepstakes v r three year rids single
. dash or miles $100 Eiilraiue $f-0 forfeit
three or more to fill the Stake Club to add $100
if the i ace is run.
To name and close 1st of March. Five per cent
entrance for club money all entries to b. made to
the undersigned. B F. CHEATHAM,
'eb20-td . Proprietor.
Express to (larksrille.
ryHE Southern Express Company respectfully an
I iiouoce that thev are now running mi--sssvgkks
through to Ciarksville, v:a. E A- K.and M.C. & L.
Rail car.au i are prepared to forward to th.it place
and intervening points with promptness and riifp.tcti
all goons u.Hua ,ly sent by express. Hiey uj.l also
forward to all places ou t.t.i:e routes, toi.nettii g
wilb tbe above Railroads. Bills, nt.ict, draits, e'e,
collected and prompt return made.
fV" Olllce No. li Pubhc .-qua re.
febl?-4 A. K liuLT , SuperinlendcnL
The Largest and most complete Assortment
RICH AXD SIAGMF1CEKT
Spring and Summer flothiug
JAS WILDE, Jr.,&Co.,
Jio. 3SS Broadway,
BETWEEN WHITE AND WALKER STREETS,
IV n W YORK,
Whose Goods nave been long and favorably known
throughout the Southern stales, anuounce lliat their
Stock or Clothing for Spring and Summer Wear will
bo ready ft rtbe inspection of buyers on the 1st of
February, at which time it will be full and complete.
We would rail particuUr attention to the fact th
all orders sent to us will be carefully filled under ou
own IMMEDIATE Sl'l EItYlelO. 1
those who visit our market, we repectlully extend
an invitation to call and examine our stock before
making their purchases. ' febli-lm
Flower Seeds by Mail.
20 SELECT FABIETIES FOB 0.E DCLLAK.
7E have just received from the anroeries of B.
K. Hush, rtprm field, Mass., 5,000 1'Al'rJtS
OK TIIE CHOICEST 'l UVVEi; 6tKU-. u.e jieeds .f
French aud liernan Asters, I ouble liitlajum. liwarf
Larkspurs, Iuuble Hull) lM-cks,t'ariatiuua,'auiee,
Pnmr "s, etc., ete. ,are rira llrum the nunit cele
brated growers of these plants in Europe, and are
saved from pi no dowers ouly. We scud clich e as
sortments ol the best blooms, free by mail, at tbe
Assortment No. 1 consists of twenty choice
varieties of Annuals, tl 00
u 2 coi.tiM of twei.ty choice
varieties of Uieuuials and
FeriuuniaU, $1 00
" 44 t C'Iusihu of ten extra line va
rieties of Annuals and IV
reuuvis emlr.iriii(i many f
the new aud cuoicest iu cul
tivation. i oo
"4 cousUis of five very choice
varieties,?. lected froml use
Klowrrs f Kiirl)b fansies,
German Carnation, and l'i
faul's Irencb Asters and
mi bie Hollyb cks, encb of
which are aoid at ti ceuts
singly, 1 00
Persons In ordering will please give the number
of the Affeortmeiit. leinituucea can be made lu
Bank bills or postage .tamps.
dr w have every variety of Flower Seeds for
aal at r i'kius.
ItbU-tf MACKKNZ1E Jt V1NCHIV.
Cheap aud Choice
R th t benefit of thr ee persons desirous of rais
ing 1'lloli'K Vrid'Aiil, we have JuM re
ceivei from II. K. Unas, of SpriugQelu, full
asrtmcot of Vegetable fcenln, uontainii.g every
variety cf early and late ( atbages, letture, (iad
Uhes, Turnips, Cauliflowers, AilHliokrt, Ccleriac.
rag 1'iai.t, Celery .all kinds of Melons, and in kit a
greater variety than is usually ke) t.
ibrM seda are atrrtolcd to be at least as good
as any cwbers iu the market, aud we sell tnrm by the
d-zeo at nxt c nts.
We sball shortly have a variety of JAPAN I.II.IfX,
iLAMLl'd, and other bulbous rjoU, suitable for
rpriBg plautit g.
iarasoiaieBtor I KL'XING TOO!, Fpadea aad
otoer aiticles Suitable for gardening a cixuple
leblt-U MACkt-Mlk. A; MlCbIN.
March GUi, 1SCO.
FIRST LARGE AND EXTENSIVE
TR ADE M A Li I .
SPRIVci and Kammor Iry Goods, Clotblog, BooU,
hhoes, Fancy buods, YS'ikie Notions, tJnatury,
Wbite Uoods.LarpeUng, MatUi g, utl l-loti.a, rlaro
waie, Queens ware . Cutlery, o , Ac., all at which
have beea purchaseo o Bri-t claaa Manufaclorera
and la. porters id America, uh orie Ui c;oe nk
out regard to prices; eouiBtsncdif Tuesday, March
4ih an.. co tiauu g f ar das.
TKil.-i Vtay 1.1BS.KAU
febl-td TRABTE Lt'CCJ.
Cdg'firlii & Kentnckj Railroad.
OPlN TO C LA II Ks V 1 LLC
TIME THROUGH 4 HOURS, '
" On and after
Thursday, Febntarf 10, 18GO,
Trains will run aa follows :
Lear ClarkjviUe at A. M. Arrive at NiabvUle
Un VaabvUla at 3 P. M.
Arrive at Clarsjvflle
jo f. y.
, Chief fcngitieer.
COVJXTIW & CITY
ABE REMIX1I TUAT THE ONLY CtxnSK
CAVE JOHNSON CI G Alt
Cm ba fsoad a the eactwsi
CIGAR. TOBACCO AND SNUFF HOUSE
The l.mrftt ls( d4 Clieapaat
9tork ot Uuuda J Uua kiad ta tbe city.
J. W. LANCIET,
- a3o-t. Sm. 44 L'awa HniaU
Clrh and Slatter'a 8ale.
VULaat A. CaapbaH, Adm'r. rs. Joha r.VUea aad
TT vtrtu if a darree oCU Haa. Cwra Cn, at
at its Jaacarv Ter, 10. 1 will ; l yui
bt A (he big ha Mft the a-we pS of 'he U
Wilt aa ( aa-i-beil, eM . Tt' --! A V . THK TU
It A 1 t.-r Il'lU , ISB,U a
m.1 - . 1 a ..ktitrtat Jtha.!l.r
vmf m, . . .
ml, jirri .wrw. . , - - .
Jim. Ad,aaa,ea tbe aaa day , b pmnwaa,
I wiU a 11 Ue Traat UHh wkirb tk J aa.
Cinrxu-aw 'w..iwaaw,a a-w
Bad 1 aad aa Kecraeaa (4 4ifak
Tta SaiJ HrfrM ll b a14 a-a a ree4 f
X BieatM, eaa ww .pww kwm w: im tw
ewid tad wit atd nana a erM4 1,1
aa I yaar . wiOt tatarawi, a- a i.b apTved a,
tsrttr eiil fstt w4 Nt rami sad aatattaa
MfrbaS BMt paX.
DAVID C. UV E,
S JEM JST
"Importers and dealera in eTery description of " - -
Hardware, Guns, Cutlery and Edge To olst
Ko. 3-4 lttliUc Square, XasUville, Tcnn.
6000 pair Chsins assorted;
300 doz. iTors;
100 doz. Hames and Collars;
: 3DO0 lbs. Cast Stetl;
100 coils Rope; asst'd;
flOOtlDi. Table KoiTes;
003 44 Pocket do.;
3000 lbs. Vises;
- 200 Earors;
A L S O
PLOWS, CULTIVATORS, CORN SHELLERS, STRAW CUTTERS, BLACKSMITH'S
AND CARPENTER'S TOOLS, BUILDING HARDWARE. BIRD CAGES, ic.
McCALli : CO.,
feb22-tf No. 34 Public Square, Nashville, Tenn.
Ricpcrt's Large Wall Maps
ASCIEST HISTORY AXD GFCCEiPDY.
W. T. BERRY & CO.
have Just received a set of
Eiepert'i Large Wall ."Ha ps of Incieut Histo
1. Map of the4oman Empire.
07 inches b go, 103 inches wide.
2. Map of Ancient Italy.
80 inches bigh, ?S tucbes wide.
3. Slap of Indent Greece.
70 inches bigb, St inches wide.
4. Map of the Ancient World at the time of
tbe Fersian aud Macedonian Empire.
84 inches high, M Inches wide.
i. Map of the Environs of Borne.
45 iiicbcs high, 8 inches a'ide.
All oa rollers. .These MAPS are con
sidered tbe motcorret and reliable illustra
tions of ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY and HIS
TORY. .V..T. BERRY & CO.haTe also just
Sytlow'a Wall Haps of Physical Geosraphj,
1. Plain C lubes, Monnlfd on Eo'.lcrs.
j. .orlh America,
6. Jsoulh America,
.'Although these Maps have but recently
becu published ia Germany, they bare al
reay found their wny iuto uiany of tbe btat
achuola ia the country.
W T. BERRT k CO.
Darnin ou (he Origin of the
FIVE EDITIONS OF THIS KXI RAORDIXARY WORK
HAVE RKLX DISPOSED OK IN ENU LAND WITH
IN A FEW WEEKS.
W. T. BERRY & CO.
HA VE JUST RECEIVED,
OX TIIE OKIGLN OF SPECIES,
By Dlrans of .Natural Selection,
Preservation of Favored Races
iu the Struggle for Life.
CHARLES DARWIN, M. A.
1 vol., l'Jmo. 432 psgea.
W. T. BCKUV h.CO,,
HA VE A LSO JC.ST SECEJ FED,
The Path which led a PrtiU-stant Lawyer to tbe
Catholic Church. By Pete: II. Baruet. 1 vol., ivo.
llumanies. By T. Wharton Collins, tsq. , Professor
of Polaical Pbilosopliy, ia me University of Louisi
ana. 1 vol. 8vo.
E(hteeo Christ! an Centuries. By the Rav. James
White. 1 vol. liuio.
Vlorphy's Game of Chmts, Edited by Lowenthai
1 vl. linio.
be reu Years. By Julia Kavanaugh. 1 voL 12mo.
W. T. 11CUUY & CO.,
ff bll-tf Pull.c Square.
FKOCU WIXES AAD C0GXAC
Etienne Lambert & Co.
NO. 26 CHERRY STREET.
Up Stain, erer Borgfeldt Guntratli,
THREE iMjOKtf ABt VE CXIOV,
N ASH VILLI:, TENMaSSEC
IT f E have opened at tbe alove place the flaeat aa-
a..rtuieut of FkKVCU WINES, tair ciperi-
ence.andlhe facilities 'f etteaded cOBDrctioba m
Eurot-e, where the aeoar paritier of the li m raaides
enables us u ofh r aiore thaa ordinary tuduoemenia
Amoiif nor Wiiiea will beloaod 'ha BjuM rrulcd and
ciebiatea brands of bordeaux aad Bargcad to be
bad lu r rauoe.
All oar w Inea are carefully selected from two of
th. moc reoowned booaea in Bordeaoa aad Chaiubs,
aud flerd FUR SALE IN TIIE OKloL A L PACKA
bkX, at moderate piicee.
We respect fully Sfla-it ) ou r orders , BaUaSad that
ws can suit the ctceaa taau la every particular.
Vtoreover , we UUAkAHTEE the parity aad geaoiaa.
aess of every artu la Imported by oa.
-JLOS DE VOUGEOT.
B O R D K A U X.
CHATEAU LA KITE, Terr nptrior.
CHATEAU HE PEZ,
KYUWAN, LTC, ETC.
pranlit)! JcnaDt) ! ! -
A tmH UH of A So. I COC1NF OH, SAC ERAN
OY, warranted pure and of most deiicwua ftavvr.
Cliampagnr, Slierry, Port, A.C.,
All 0 a sapcrtor r tx'tca.
FTlaE LAMBOT CO ,
So. S berrr atrvt,
frblJ-tf NaHAS, laaa.
UOYAL IIAVAXA lOTTEKfT
fj'BV B.slrdiaf jirBieItheRyt. Jkavaaa
t attry joeoct. y tki'eaiai t.vra.at
rri4y, 7iar ta, iseo. -
lmaiai 632 Oriiaarla. .
Capital Prize 100,000 Dollars
ipmr....n I ..... ,i.m
t .ot 0
t , f Itt M
I .... I tt tpprtimatM..tst4
1 ta.coa f
4 APrvoiwaliateibeflO,a or40acb;4
ttaoi. i4,o 4oltell,,t40taa. J
. mail. , -.-
Btiutt ailaoiveal Banks taken at Mr.
ajr-Al kr.rfef Schemes at ftcksts ta bead
teomvee to IHjM COtiHICl kS CBf tlCit4)
iaarislea.b.t- - ww
Warn Winter Boots for Laaie.
T A D!gS Haa.T 3&lc4 oaW. wtth ajrf withvthal.
G- 1B 6 0 . ; .u
t - i ii
1000 doz. Ilirfes, assorted;
-tf 44 Sifters and Biddies; "
iOO Doable & Single Shot Gnes;
500 doz. Cnrry Combs;
JCO 44. Sejtbesi Grass Bladei
300 44 Scissors I Shears sO 44 GrainCradIrsSnaihs
0 44 Coffee Kills; 10.000 lbs. Errea Grind Stones;
500 44 Locks, asst'd; .11.000 assorted losXhains;
2000 gross Screws; li.OO 44 asst'd f omp Chaias.
JEt E E D ' S
FsJ.no. 47, frtnrl
Agent fur the sale of
Celebrated New Scaie Piana,
A. AV. LAUD CO 'S
Wo' Us' Fair Premium riao9k
IIAL.L.KTT, DAVIS &. CO.'S
MASON & 1IAMBL1N?S
For Parlors.Chnrefcef.Vertries.Lodg. s and Schools,,
bos bow, a:id will cnutiaoe to keep, a large and com
plete asMTtutent of
I ii t raiments of every. Style
of finish nd kind, made br the abuve niaaied nana
factuiers, at prirs varyics; from
rifly te One Thsaund Dollars.
Ever) instrumcct sold j them '
Will He l'ully Warranted,
in' every fartutia;:.
Bj tho makers, aid kept In Ktxltane twelve mnolha
from date of purchase,
Free of t'.hurc.
Principals f Femaie College, SeminarW, and Vuava .
Teachers, will he supplied witu ioatrutnrnls by
Tayin Ten per rent, on First Tost.
A1I persons wshing to purchase, and all lovera
of music, are respectfully invited tocU
IMAIIVI HI ED, .tCrnt,
lan 27-ltwlcwly. No. 47 Ct-urck SiretU
Repository of lTse ful Kuowledge,
FOR THE YEAR I860,
Just received aad fur rale by F. HAfiAJT.
aaa 41 rXliette street
The fate of Sir J..bu Franklin djacvered Capl
JcCliiilix k's narrative;
The Kivala, Atuatang Cray, and Bernard Lilc, by
Jere t lon.ous;
I'rt ft-aaor at Ihe Break faM Table Holmes' Auto.
eral at the Breakfast Table. HoIbm-.' Footlaljson tha-
Uoundry of aouther world, by Kobt. Iai Uae.
Tbe Ureal Trihalatioa, or Things coming oa thsr
Earth, by Cumuiiiij. j m
Prebticiaaa, or Vu and liuaor la Paragraphs, b y
Ceo.U. Prentice. w
A New Book (or Btys.by Cupt. Maya Baed;
The Busy Tars. Uluatrated;
Lo fellow's I'ocais, urv eU lioti, S Volt.;
Jurt received and for sale by F. IlAUAN,
fvbt-ir 41 Coitrf e strrel.
A Soulhfrn Books
Ilsora ilomenle of VIM M. Ii. Bi-rr, uf Virgjnuw
Dedicated to Mi NaHtiM-a tilM. ol Nalivuia
Price l :. For sale by JoUN Vi KKACo
Fhepard's.Uarton's, and all fibers ot tiperM
quality toiu t ens tor sale oy
JOHN YORK k Ci.
No. SS L'uiaa trea.
Large aad Small ldirers, Iay bets, Jonraala,
Caab Kok, B 11 Uook, U Ui. ram.i-B. t t.i.k.K.ccrd
and ev-ry vtUer kuid .l B4ai.li botkia.ca.a.a as
lor sale by
John tKK a cu.
Books ami Matiouaty.
IV o. 6 l uiaa Mrnl,
VlilW IaOW lUCV.S. tl
Wrought Iron Moves,
FOR EITHER WOOD It COAL.,
Thru Sisei at B.edcad Pnec !
XXIE "J llOFIC, 1 hm olavea tr ftoall
ri miS U tl UctUlCoJUi Hwva ever vented. .
X It e raws wellaitd bkea perfectly scngiva.
no baaureo ilerence U fanjibea in tlis cA , wbo
as them. Tho Eortka, two s sra, lor eithe wood or k
coai. Ihe Beauty of the eat , aa excellent heavy c
cookiug Ue,fr either wod or cl, and very
eip. The Tkra, cxl cuJi suv,two naea. Th
PlUritt.clck sm, very heavy.
' A(kzir. viNcnnj.
febl-tf. . . Soa- BDd 14 U.Uege Urct-
I heap Cocklrg Stcvr.
f I UK feUewwg at ores are for coxklrg wAb weod.
Tbey are frot. the b f.i.a.iee a lb. cbauf
try, Bad as we have a larrer sf-ck of th m tbaa bavat
ver before beea brouakt t thai ci y.tbey aul b
vht very h-w priree Mr e.fb, or W HbC4ua! cwa
Vomers: Biack Oak, three irs; Tbe Oatl, fuor V
as- Tbe l iratiil. three a. tea. Tl.e Irdiana, threo a
m;lbe Var,threo a:ari Tha IranrsaeaB, fear
ai.asiTu.loaa.tUrSi-. M ,v.
Nt. au d 14 liiege Isirawt.
Parlor and Hcstirg Stoits.
-7I havo Jaat received lare additioBS to oar
. au-ck o ta. abore Move, amocg whKb may
bo foand a vanaty of eiegaLt
perk Moves; Pl.3 J ( Poer fve;
Fraakhartof es: itaug kum floras; .
Laitar) Moves; UCMrtTM:
Mjop Mov.s; Chart h Hoves;
Of all S aes, tl coal
MACEENZIK k WINCHIX, .
febS-tf Noa. aad 140-iiee Buoea.
Gratts acd Hanlelplfces.
?t have a very Urge stotk mt Parlor ManlJeS -x.
aad Jib brake, of every puce ass size;
1 lii'imf artwao iatrTrs- wiTieiiae-fi irew nfi
tie., e. MMkiM.1 A MIMkl-N,
leli-lf Noa.taad I U-urf airea.
A School for Bojs and Girls,
W day, tho au ot rebrwary, a ae Urge ad
woit ko. fcKk rcblll.-
seraf l-m-mbraM trw.Mi '""
f k. Icrava ot laiifcM ,irm 1 - V
-Mr"riaba beo. eotaged ia teachias tho
Um Sear,aad boo by strart u woo bs bmu
W Wi3 U tho baUaca of oar
ilEAVT BOOTS JL5D SHOES
' AT -
Greatly Re4uccl Prtces,
' T maA rvomfWa
lAargo nprlns mocU.
; feba-lai - fAiSAlCEiaXtS 4 CO
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