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t r uqs1)oUU jJotriot. BT A, . CAMP CO. -w . H T J "TH, jaifcrt . it Dcaderlek r. FO& PRESTDEXT, JOBX BELL, f T ELECTORAL . TICKET. rOR TH STATE AT LARGE. - BAILIE PETTOH, ef ima.er, H. C. TiXLOB, f Carter. THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1860 Tfc tbarietlon ConTenlloB. This body meets on next Monday. Seve ral of the Tennessee delegates left this city .trAT lor the scene of operations. Tbey re a good deal divided in sentiment, thoogh tbey will probaMv cast the nominating vote of the State, on the first, and perhaps the -a,., m.nA tMrrl ballot. tOT GOT. 3 OHKSOH. On an exhibition of hia weskness, they win - aiVa mn vhpn tome will t6 IUUB IrVP tVUIV a.4As a- for Docglas, though not a majority, aome lor Dicxnreov, and a very lew for Lake, Bcstek, . or Brxckexkidob. We anticipate exciting aceoanta trom this convention, aa it will con- .(. iMti ita mnibersb.ii. ell the antago- nUtic elements repreaentfag the opposite and discordsnt doctrines by w bich the party ia characterized. It ia clear that Mr. Douglas will enter the convention with a majority for him, aa tbere la no doubt he ia atrooger with bia party than any other democrat in the Union. Notwith standing this fact, it is exceedingly doubtful that he will receive the nomination. Very probably the two-thirds rale will kill him off. n it baa been given out in Southern orgnna that that rule ajill be instated on to the last extremity, even to a disruption of the con vention. Thia is the only hope for bis defeat, and thia is the programme of bis enemies. But they will gain nothing substantial by it. Those who oppose Judge Deceits with so much industry and vehemence, thould hare learned Irom the small experiment made by Mr. BicHAXAjr in that way, that tbey can make nothing by it. If Doc o las lives and retains hia senses, before tbe expiration of the next presidential term, be will have all bis enemies at bis feet either begging for par don, or sullenly Buffering the paina of defeat and humiliation. Tbey ought to be aware of the fact that the ridiculous war waged against bim by the President, and the filly attack upon bim by tbe Senate in removing him from the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Territories, have proved to bim an element of positive strength. However, we are satisfied. "Whom the gods wifh to kill, they first make mad," and holding that the democratic party, as at prevent organized and controlled, is a sham and a dangerous humbug, we are perfectly willing that ihey should join tbe Opposition in urging the speedy consummation of the good work of breaking it down. 1 HE COTODE I.KVESTIGJ.TIOX, Tbe Report of lr, Taylor, lb J dietary Committee, on tbe Presi dent's rrotest. Mr. Taylor presented the following view ef the minority.- The undersigned member of the Commit tee on the Judiciary, to whom ws referred tbe message of the .'resident, In wbich he protests against the action of the House in dopting tbe first two clauses ot certain reso lutions passed on tbe fifth day of March last, respectfully submits the following minority report: Tbe resolutions adopted by the House on the fifth day of March were in tbe following word": Resolved, That a committee of five members be appointed by tbe Speaker for the purpose of Investigating whether tbe President of tbe United States or any other officer of the gov ernment, has by money, patronage, or any other improper means, sought to influence tbe action ot Congress, or any committee thereof, for or against tbe passage of any law appertaining to the rights of any State or Territory, also to inquire into and investi gate whether any officer or officers of the government have by combination or other wise prevented or defeated or attempted to prevent or defeat, the execution of any law or laws now upon tbe statute book, and whether the President has failed or refused to compel tbe execution of any law thereof; and that aaid commitee shrill investigate and in quire into the abuse at tbe Chicago or other Post Offices snd at the Philadelphia and other navy yards, and into any abuses in connection with tbe public buildings and other public works of tbe United Stales. And Resolved further. That as tbe Presi dent, in his Utter to the Pittsburg Centena ry celebration of the 25 tb of November, 1858, speaks of tbe employment of money to coerce elections, said committee shall inquire into and ascertain the amount so used in Penn sylvania and any other Stale or Slates; in what district it waa expended and by whom, and by whose authority it was done, and from what source the money wti derived and to report tbe names of tbe parties impli cated; aod that, tor tbe purpose aforesaid, raid committed shall have power to send for persous and papers, aud to report at any time. This message relates only to the two first clauses of the first resolution, wbich are re cited in it, and are as follows : Rtxlwrd, That a committee of five members be appointed by tbe Speaker for tbe purpose, first, of investigating whether the President of the United States, or any other officer of the government, has, by money, patronnge or other improper means, sought to Influence the action ot Congress, or any committee thereof, for or against the passage of any law appertaining to tbe rights of any State or Territory; and second, also to Inquire in to and investigate whether any officer or officers of the government have, by combina tion or otherwise, prevented crdtfeated or a tie nip ted to prevent or defeat, tbe execution of any law or lawa nw upon the statue book, and whether the Pnaident has failed or refused to compel tbe execution of any law thereof. Tbe President tnkea no exception to the remaining portions of tbe first resolution, whicn relate to alleged nttusee In posWiffices, navy yards, public buildings. anl other public works of the United Slates, because, he says, -a such cases inqulr e are highly proper in tbemnelvi a. ami belong equally to the Senate and the Houae, as inc'uk-ut to their legislative dutieV'-to suable them to provide the legislative remedies fur any abusea wbich may be" found to exist. Noth ing whatever ia aaid by him in this msage with rtsprct to the second resolution. Ilia protest la made agaiot the two first clauses of the first resolution, which are n cited in it and be exprvsIy deelarrs ttut he confines Limarlf "exclusively to those two bmocaet ot the resolution." These two clauses are accusatory la their natnrr; and regarding thro ia that light, tbe President baa seen III to avail bim-e!f of bis coes'UstiMial now? o communicating with the House, to lay before it hia otjeciiona to the proceeding inatiinfal by ttwe lioue against bim and other officers of the govern ment by their adoption, la doing thia the President asya, in substance, that the II nse of R.'preawitJiatiTe po.a.- no puwr uudrr the constitution oer the accu-euu-y portion tt the resolution, except as an impeaching bodv. With that exc ptloa, the Preilrat asserts -th. constitution fcas iu veiled tte Heme of Jleprvavrsuuvee with no poser, bo jurisdiction, no supremacy whatever, over lis Vresidettt." Is all other respects, be contin ues, "he is quite as Independent of them as they are of him." The President afterwards proceeds to notice the character of the la v ra ti ratios which the resolution proposes to in stitute, and having noticed the fact that it is directed to no speviuo charge or charges, but whether tbe Prcsideut baa, by "money, fal-roaag-e, or other improper mesas, sought to JafluvoCs," not the ac too of any Individual Droit r er mrBtlers of Congre, lt lbe action" of the entire body -uf Congress itself, or -sny committee thereof,'' and that the Investigation nuii lue reaviuUow frlvp and reneral aa 1 vestieated" unaer me substance, that tbe principles recognized in -the constitution of tbe United States, and of the several States," which require that, in cases of prosecution for any offence, the per son prosecuted "shall be informed, in the verr beginning, of the nature and cause or the accusation against bim," and -other prin ciples, not less sacred, presenting an impene trable abield" for the protection of every, cit izen against false charges, "have been viola ted in the prosecution instituted by tbe Honee of Bepresentstives against tbe executive branch of tbe government," and makes bis "solemn protest" sgainst their proceedings bin the nsme of tbe people of the United ci.to. vw-.na th are in violation of the .a m. 1 ...KSaAae, SSkVSl lfi rights of the co-ordinate executive branch of tbe government, ana suDversive oi "--pendence;" because tbey are calculated to foster false accusations "incapable, from their nature, of being disproved ;:' and because such proceedings, if unresisted, "would estab lish a precedent dsngerous and embarrassing to all" his "successors, to whatever political party they might be attached." The question thus presented to the Hoose by the protest of tbe President, thoogh one of the gravest importance, is yet restricted with in very narrow limits. Tbere can be uo real difference of opinion as to the constitutional position of tbe two great departments of th government the legislstivesnd executive with respect to each otb r. Tbe power of the House to institute tbe inquiries necessary to bring abuses in the administration of our pub lie attain to light, with a view to the punish ment of those who have been guilty of tbem. aud to tbe prevention of similar, abuses in tbe future by remedial legislation, when tbat ia practicable, is rally conceded by the Presi dent. Upon tbat point there neither is nor can be any dispute. Tbe questions actually presented by the protest the undersigned be lieves to be these and these Alone: First, Has the House an unlimited power to institute and carry on investigations of any kind and for any purpose according 'to its own mere will and pleasure; or is it restrained and con trolled in tbe exercise of tbe power vested in it by the operation of tbe great ptiociples of law everywhere recognized throughout our common country, where tbe rights of indi viduals sre concerned? snd second. If it is so restrained and controlled, then was the action of tbe House, in adopting tbe resolution com plained of by tbe President, in violation of those great principles of law, or fn conformi ty wiin tbem? The undersigned cannot for a moment con ceive tbat tbere is any room for doubt upon tbe first Question. Our government is a gov ernment of law- It was the design of its framers tbat everything connected with its sction should be regulated, as fur as practi cable, by positive constitutional provision or legislative enactment. There is no such thing in our whole system us a grant of un limited, arbi:rary power. One great object had in view in its construction was to give secuniT 10 luecuizeu; anu o iuii truu our w : 1 A Cn.A Ann:,...:nM mnA f. statute books, are filled with provisions to T has no peculiar authority over him. He i se sbield and protect Lira against the approach- lected for the exercise of that great trust by cs of oppres-ion, and to lurnihh him with ' the direct votes of the American people He remedies against invasions upon his rights, lis the representative ot tbe sovereignty of These provisions were intended to operate . the United States iu their intercourse with everywhere within our boundaries for his se- cunty and protection, ana tne oamers woicn thev interpose against injustice should be as f effictual for bis defence against wrong com f ing from one quarter as from another. Tin ' functions of the House ot Representative with respect to investigations into abuses ii the administration of our affairs, and int the misconduct of our public officers, are, ii. their nature, judicial, and it is as much th duty ot members of the Houae 'obegnidet' by tbe principles of these legal and constitu tioual provisions, wben tbey are called on t act on questions wbich concern tbe persona tights of men, as if they were formally in vested with the judicial ermine. This ha been the coramou judgmeut of tbe whol American people from the very foundatiot of tbe government, and I cannot for a mo m-ct conceive tbat any one can have a doubt ou the subject. Considering this question asf settled bevoud all controversy. I shall now f proceed to an examiuation of the second one, viz: Was the action of the House, in adopting the resolution complained of by the: President, in violation of those great princi- pb s. or in conformity with them? t Tbe right of the House to enttrupon an in-; quiry as lo whether an offence has not been , committed, or if a particular person is not. guilty of a crime, ia not tbe mere creature of' sn arbitrary discretion. The power of the' House, like tbat of a court over such a subject,; can only be exerted opon a case made. The, power of a court is one thing, the right,! to exercise that power is another and quite a different thing. And it is the snme with the judicial power of tbe House. Before the right to exercise it iu au inquest of a criminal nature can exist, there must be good cause shown for it, by i evidence of some kind sufficient to give rise;! to a reasonable suspicion as to the perpetra-.l lion of an offence or tbe guilt of the indt-' vidual. In the absence of any such evidence the right does not ext-t. and tbe institution ot an iuquiiy would be improper. But what J would be merely improper in one case might J oe oiguij ceosuiaoie in auoiuer. a roving commiHsion to inquire into possible offences.' r sentalive or the American people, or m a without any reasonable ground for the beliel. House of Representatives acting in its collec that offences bad been committed, would cer-, tive capacity through the votes of a majority tainly be improper; but to raise a committee? of its members? Public bodies, like individ to inquire if a particular person, deignieV nals, in their intercourse with ach other, are by name, had not been guilty of a certain 1 bound to the observance of all the proprie- specified crime, when no evidence of ncJ kind wns before the House to give rise to anj f sui-p'cion against b m, would be more thau impropt r; it would be an outrage. Ac, inntiirw of thitl Iriml mail iviiK rmuil r-' any one by tbe public authority, implies fron its viiy uature that there is reason to believe him guilty. ' House was a breach of all those rules of de- Our laws are not alone framed to protect 1 cency and decorum which should obtain, be tbe persons and property of our citizens. They tween different departments of the same gov arealso designed to secure them in the pos-'l srnment, for tb preservation of that harmo session of tbeir good names; and it ia with ( ny aud kind feeling between them which are that object tbat when a private person, upontj the pretence of a desire to enforce the crimi-J nal law, throws upon another an impulaiiou, oisjuTiog commuted a crime, without having b:d any reasonable ground ot suspicion, the! act is regaided as a wrong, and the law gives' redress to the one falsely charged by punish- K a u. - I -. '- I i mi, iuc iuu)( uuit, or mulcting uim luuura-i norn any iwc i" ninue Known or any coin ages. But no such protection is given to the I pet en t evidence which is Calculated lo rai-e ciiiin ag.dnst similar action on thepsrtotf against him a presumption of thatkind.no the House. His only salt-guard aguinst an j, matter how slight that presumption may be, unjust or oppressive exercise of its power. I shall Im among the first to demand action grows out ot the obligation Imposed on ib cognized in the administration of justice te tweeu man and man. Owing lo tins peculia character of tbe House as a political body intruMed with a certain portion of tbe func tions of government, these principles can I enforced neither against the House iu its col lect've capacity, m r through the persons o IU mcnita-rs by penal sanction. Their ope ration for this protection can only be mad rff clive through the voice of reason; and i there tore, become ot vital importance to th House itself, and to the people ot tbe whol United States, tbat iudi vidual members skonk not hesitate to exp.e such action by the ex prerdon of their individual opinion agains it wben such caes arise. ' Such a case, in my opinion, has now srls ea; and it is aa extraordinary one. It is no a case of wrong done to a private person; i i not even a case of wrong done to a big' public officer. The wrong is dune to the chie magistrate of the nation; to one who coiwti tuis sn entire department of tbe government w hied t4 ui.de co-ordinate with the Congre iist-lf by the constitution. It is diagrebb and unpleasant for a representative of a por lion oi the American people to differ it opinion fvm a uuijority of his brethren, whei the cxpre40i ot that difference of opinioi a aoaiily involve a ce,iur upn the ac lioo of that utj-K-itv. But it is a dutvwi ut io our own constituents, to tbe people oil ttie United States, to the r. preat-ntativea who J "-j im : u. iu me i rr!U-m in uta own pet too. to Ih. executive drpuituteut of tbe govt rum nt, and l the constitution, to sive M ......... .Ii . ..! r - . 1 . '! full aud fre xpression lo that opinion, and 1 ahall, tbere.'ore. avocsed to d i it w ith the most perfect frved-Hij. but without iauniirw J ij !- i o me m j-iriiv. or lo aav In dividual BH-mber ol that tuajotuy. Tbe elauwa of the resolution acaint tbe a-lup'ion of wbich the President pruU-U iu the ineHUge before ua. it will be rviuenibcred, are ia lb fulluwios wonis: RtmrtJ, That a committee of five members t appuuu4 by the Speaker, for the poro-e ot luteMigatiuj wleaiUer the President ol the culled touirt, tr aay otl-r officer of the gov ern meu I, has, by money, patronage, or aay improper tosana, Bought lo influence tbe ae tioafcf Cotore, or aay com mi ;Ue thereof, for or againt the paesw el auv U mttivr. taiaiog to lbs righu ot any State or Terrilo-; wj-, sou to inquire lU ami iavtsiigaU w hclb- ersny oSW r ur offierrs ol tb gjjwernaieoi t have, by cotsbtasttoa or othrwiae, prevent ' ed or deieatrd, or allcsoptrd ta prevrst o defeat, the exscuUoa of any Uw or laws now j upon the statuU book, aud whether lUe Pres f Ideot has failed or refused U COispel the ex ectiuoa of any law thereof. j it baa ovv ui juMlucaUoo of the members, in the rorum of conscience, to niak- t ton for the inquiry into the conduct of the their action, in rases affecting his reputatioi Preside nt. which hns teen authorized by tbe or hia personal righu, conform to those grea-- ' House? The undersigned is compelled to say principle of lawwbxh are everywhere re that th-re is not. Nav. more. I am coistrain- course of tbe majority of theHon.se in adopt- cress upon cbarees more vsgue and indefi nite than those implied in these clauses, and upon this ground, those saying so, would have it inferred tbat the action of tbe House in tbe case referred to, was of tbe same charac ter with that had wben tbe resolutions of tbe 5th of March were adopted. But this is not so. In tbat case, no person was named in the resolution; and a specific charge was made against tbe onknown persona inculpa ted. Tbat charge was contained in a pream ble and resolution in tbe following words: -' Whereas, certain statements have been published, charging tbat members of this House have entered into corrupt combina tions for tbe purpose ot passing and of pre venting tbe passage ot certain measures now pending before CooKrees : therefore. Resolved, Tbat a committee consisting of five members be appointed by tbe Speaker, with power, to send for persons and papers, to investigate said charges; and tbat said committee report tbe evidence taken, and what action, in their judgment, is necessary on tbe part of the House, without any un necessary delay. ., , . The charge thus made was a specific charge, for it stated a distinct fact coustitu '. ting tbe alleged offence that is, first, a cor rupt combination of members; and second, tbe time wben and dace where tbe fact transpired, viz: during the then session of (Congress, and in tbe House itself. But though this was so, aud tbe papers of the day teemid with. such charges, still tbe House .refused to proceed upon tbem and raise a committee to inquire into their troth until probable cause was shown by a credi ble witness. Tbe Houi-e did not adopt tbe . resolution and enter upon tbe inquiry until a member rose in bis place and stated, under all the responsibilities of a representative, tbat n member bad made a corrupt proposal to him of tbe character charged, and that be had good cause to believe and did believe, tbat tbere was such a combination of mem bers. And bow is it in the proceedings recently adopted by the House sgainst which the President has made his solemn protect? No distinct fact constituting an offence is set forth. Tbe inquiry instituted is limited to no period Of time to no class of persons to circumstances transpiring at no particular r place; but his wboie official life is made tbe subjictof investigation by tbe House, through a committee clothed by it with extraordinary and inquisitorial powers, when not one par ticle of evidence, not one syllable of testi- f mony inculpating bim in any degree wbat- V ever had been placed before it. But tbe proceedings of tho House in the . case of tbe expulsion of members during tbe thirty-fourth Congress bas no snalogy what ever with those now instituted bv it - against L tbe President. The House, by the Constitu tion is permitted to determine tor itself tbe V rules of its proceedings, and has tb sole ' power of punishing its members for miscon duct in their representative capacity. It is " ukiccii iu icrjicn tnt nf tlia Prncirlj.nf in I rPFina not so. However, with respect to the lncutn- Tbe House foreign nations. His duties are prescribed miu uwiurm m iur constitution; sun, vj the provisions of tbat instrument, the execu- tive power, to be exercised by him under its auinoruy, u coordinate witn tDat or the legislative department vested jointly in the two bouses of Congress. Under such circu instances it is obvious to ll thai the public interest, and, indeed, the very success of our scheme of government, n quires tbat the magistrate, to whom is in trusted tbe discharge of the many important and delicate duties devolved on the Presiden tial office, should be protected from all inter ference in such a manner tbat he may at all times be perfectly free to exercise the discre tion vested in him by the constitution and laws whilst acting within the scope of the powers delegated to him under their authori ty. And this is what tbe constitution bas done. It makes the President comnletelv in- dependent of the other departments ot tbe government whilst he acts within the line of hie duty; and it gives no right to any other depar.ment of the government, or to any man or any body of meu, to institute an investi gation into his oflic.ul conduct, unless it be with a view to his removal 4 from office on impeachment for" '-treason, brilery. or other high crimes and misdemeanors." VVben there is any reason to believe that the President of tho United States has corruptly administered the duties of his great place iu violation of bis oath of office, it is the duty of every man, whether in a private or a public station, to make kuown the facts, justifying such a be lief, which have come to bis knowledge, with a view to bia trial and conviction under tbe authority ot the constitution. But it is equal ly true that no 'one, without incurring just censure, can question or reflect upon the of ficial conduct of the President by imputing to him the commission of a crime, when h has no personal knowledge of any fact au thorizing such an imputation, and no evi dence of the kind has la-en given by any oth er person. And if this he true with rcs ct to ordinary individuals, how much more true is it that such conduct is unbecoming a rep- ties of life. This obligation, which is imposed on them in the public interest, was lost sight of by the House when it threw an imputation upon the official integrity or the President without having any evidence on the subject before it; and the undersigned is constrained to say. that, in his opinion, that action of tbe essentialto the eay and proper transaction of the public business. It is the imperative duly of the Hous to institute proceedings against the President, if there is any reasonable ground for the be lief that be has been guilty of the violation of hi i.fftial t'uty under the Constitution. tin 4. I , 1 . against him. But I there any proper found. id to declare, and I do it with nain. that an examination of th restdutions adoptetl by the Hou-e, coupled with the circumstance ac companying tbeir presentation and paetge. affonl j tsi ground-, in my opinion, tor the helbfthat the proceetling'aainst the Presi dent, which is the subject of bi protest, was tot instituted in good faith, aud tbat His not b-d m any grtmnd, real or pretended, rought to the notioe of roenilH-ra, which would afford even a color of excus- for en gaging iu the inquiry contemplated. Aud 1Mb I a ill now proceed t.j show. The House, in its action on the 5th of March, adopted, under the pressure of the oreviMi qurstion, two resolutions one con taining tbe clauses wbich are the sul-j- ct of he President's protest, and another (the ecnnd restitution) In the following word: And rrso'rof further. That a the President, n bis lett- r to th" PitUburg centenary ccle raiioii of the 25 tb ot November. 1K58. spoke fthe entploym-'ut of money lo coerce elec tions, said couiiati tee shall inquire into and vt-ccrtain the amount so used in Pennsyl vania and any other State or Stat-s, in w bat districts it was expeudid. and by whom, and by whose authority it was done and from what source the itfoney was derived, and I o report the names of the parties implicated, and tbat fifc, the purposes aforeaaid. S tid Com mittee shall have power to send f r persons and papers, and to report at any tim . The statement contained in thi- letter of the President, a set forth in this resolution. iuroly ground on which the whole in quiry cotitetuplst d in the tao resolutions predicated. No otn r grouud fir the action of the II-uie was aliened at ay time by the movtr of IIh ri-folutioua. No evidence of any kind beyoud the allege. 1 statement con taiutdin this lette-r waa U fore tl.e House. Nor was it pretended by the mover of the resolution that there was any other. Wtll. what dors tbUaroouut to? 1 be statement of the Prrstdeut. it asy such was made, was contained in a letu-r written in bis private cap-ciiy, ia which he condemned the ne of ta.ney tor carrying elections, wbicU be Inli-m.t-d, was now a f eqaent practice, and was fast becoming a great public evil. This statemeut, if It could have been properly made the basis of action on the part of I be 11 ou-, would have pltced the President ia the attitude ef one waking a charge to the effect that money bad been Improperly em ployed as a means for cooirvlliag oar popa isr i iecuoas. it Cooitta kaa toe aaiborl y to enter ituo the Stale 4 Peeatjlv.nia and the other States of the Uuiou, as the resola iUm coo tru-p Late, tor tl putpose ofluquir ag Into vtoi ttuMia of their eWiUQ laws, and sxirtiug m p oeral stp-rviiiKi aud coauol witt taor c-iux -u wiUU rvpcct to liwir ta eleetiocs, snch a: charge, if credited by "the Hoose. would not only justify but require the adoption, on the part of tbe Hoose, of proper measures to secure a thorough and searching investigation into its truth. And how would such an investigation have been gone into on this charge it it bad been the intention of a majority of tbe House to enter npon it in good faith? Tbe first step taken would necessarily have 1 en to call npon the President for information as to the facts on wbich tbe charge made by bim waa founded, and for tbe names of tbe witnesses by wbose testimony these facts could have been substantiated. Tbis wonld have neces sarily been tbe first step taken by the House if it really designed basing any serious pro ceedings on tbis alleged charge w ith a view to the exposure of tbe corrupt influences heretofore brought to bear upon 'our elec tions, and applying a remedy to them tor the future. But it was not taken. On tbe contrary, whilst this charge, aaid to have been made by the President, is the only avowed ground for any action on the subject on tbe part of tbe House, tbe first step taken by tbe House ia to adopt a resolution, to do what? Why to raise a select committee of five, with authority to send for persons and papers, "for tbe purpose of investigating whether tbe President of the United States bas, by money, patronage, or other improper means, sought to influence the action of Con gress, or any committee thereof, for or again t the passage of any law," &c Tbe only reason assigned for raising the committee was, that tbe President bad made a charge tbat money bad been impropeily used in eleclious; and tbe first instruction given to the committee is to "investigate" the conduct of tbe President throughout his whole official life. Tbat is. the first step ta ken by the Judge, on the pretence of acting upon in accusation, is to accuse tbe accuser, and make extraordinary provision for raking up every sp cies of testimony against bim. 1 w ill here venture to assert that a parallel to tbis proceeding of tbe Honse cannot be found in tbe whole range ot history. , And why was tbis done ? "Who has charged the President with the corrupt use of money, or the patronage of bis office, to iufluence tbe aetion of Congress? ' What are . the - facts which justify the imputation, implied in the adoption of tbe first resolution, upon a man whose character, during a long life spent in tbe service of bis country, has been uusullied by a single stain ? No such tacts have been communicated to the House. The mover of tbe resolution did not even pretend at the time of moving it that any such facts existed. Why then, we would ask, has an inquisition into the whole official life of the President been authorized without any- foundation for It on legul or constitutional grounds and in palpable violation of tbe principles of com mon justice? It certainty cannot be for any constitutional object. And then may it not with propriety be said tbat it throws oblo quy on the Chief Magistrate of tbo nation, with a view to secure some advantage to a political party in tbe great contest which is now approaching? If the authority given in tbe first clause of tbe resolution, ' for the purpose of investiga ting whether the President of the United State ba, by money, patronage, or other improiser means, sought to influence the ac tion of Congress, &c . was given by the House on tbe grouud tbat there was good resson lo believe tbat be has employed money or tbe patronage of bis office to influence the action of . Congress, then the House bay failed to dis cbarge its duty to tbe people under the Con stitution. It the House acted on tbat opin ion, in place of tbe action taken, it was its imperative duty to bave instituted proceed ings with a view to tbe removal of tbe Presi dent; for tbe employment of money and of official patronage to influence the action of Congress is bribery, and tbat is one of the very offences enumerated in the Constitution, for tbe commission of which it is declared tbe President shall be removed from office. And bow is this to be done? In tbe manner pro vided for in tbe resolution against wbich tbe President bas made bis protest ? Not at all. To find any precedent tor tbat we must go back to the arbitrary proceedings of an Eng lish Star Chamber or to tbe secret inquisition of a Venetian Council of Ten. No. It is to be by proceedings worthy of the age in which we live in conformity with the set tled practice of the country iu which it is to be carried on. and in accordance with the immutable principles of justice. Tbe President of tbe United Stales, as well as all other civil officers, can be removed from office only on conviction of treason, bribery, or o'ber high crimes and misdemenn ois upon a trial before tbe Senate on an im peachment preferred by the House of Repre sentatives. And what ought to be tbe basis, of proceedings by the House of Representa tives when it is called on to set as the graud inquest of tbe nation? We have find such a number of instances in our history, in wbich public officers bave been impeached by the House of Representatives, that this can no longer be regarded as an open question. In no one instance, since the foundation of the govtrnment, has the House of R-presenta-tives instituted any preliminary proceeding with a view to the impeuchmeut of a public officer, unless it was based upon a nv mnrial or petition presented by some credible per son, or by a resolution presented by a mem ber, who set lortb the specific facts charged on wbich the impeachment was demanded, with reasonable minuteness and r cision. and vouched for their truth; and tbis is a rule which U just both to the public and to tbe accused. It is just to tho public, because it enables the representatives of the people to decide whether the charges set forth are of such a nature as to justify an investigation, and it is just to the accused, because it gives bim au opportunity tti meet tbe charges against bim and prove tbem false. But the course adopted in the proceeding against the President violates this rule in both particulars. By disp-nsing with a statement of tbe particular facts charged against the President, no representative is in a position to decide whether there are or are not any charges actually made against him which re quire looking into; w hil.-t, on the other hand, this very clrcunuiaace, that there is no par ticular fact alleged against him. renders it absolutely impossible for tbe President to meet the charge ot bribery, wbich the adop tion of tbe resolution necessarily implies is now made aguinst him, or to provoke the judgmeut of tbe constitutional tribunal upon it so as to obtain an acquittal from the charge Can another case like this be found in tbe whole history of the United States? Is there any court, Slate or f-leral, presided over by any fair-minded man, that would tolerate, for a single instant, the application ot such a measure of justice to the humblest person under its jurisdiction as that already meas ured out by the House of Representatives to 'die chief magistratn of the nation? And what, I now ak, will lie tbe judgment of the world upou this whole proceeding, when the animosities aud bitterness of contending par ties shall bave passed away? Can anyone doubt that judgment? Will it not be believ ed that tbe desire to do something, anything wbich would be likely lo advance party in terest, bad msde a majority of the represent atives of the American people so far forgetful of the right that tbey were made willing in struments lo throw discredit on a distinguish ed opponent by castiug on him aii unjql iin p ttation, and that, too, by the adoption of a course unknown to tbe constitution and to principles of law, anl which waa of such a character as enabled tbe real authors of the calumny to escape all the consequences which useally attach to those making a gioundleis accural ion? Will it be possible for any unbiased mind to arrive at a different conclusion? Waa the allegation with respect to the statements, said in the resolution lo bave been contained in the President's "centenary celebration" l-tur, anything but a pretext for raising a commit b-e to assail lha Presid-nt? Waa the second resolution, which purports to be based on it, anything but a pretext to get tbe power nic.-waiy to carry on the aeu'.t ?rovideJ fur ia tbe first resolution? There no law of the Un tiled S'ates r- Kula tig elections in t)e different SikUa. There are no laws ol tbe Uuited States, pontshiog the Improper use of money in elections in the d.ffVreut States. T e whole jurisdiction and coutrol over the ioi j-et ol eleciinns i ia tb several State. It ia true, tbat by tbe law if tbe several States tbe improper use money in th (lections is probiU b d, and that oflence" asraint in ir prohibitionafare pnnish el ly them with severe enallia. But aoch flvocc are offence gaitt the State laws; they are solj-ctto pnrculion by the Stab authorities; tbey are lo be polished by tbe action ol tbe Sut eourt; aud if new reme dies are required for the prevention ol abuse at these elec tions, it I clear that they are to b provided for and applied through lb no tion of State lrgUlalurea. It is the theory of our government that the people of the different t!e are compe tent to eisnag their own Weal affair. It this b Irs in fact. It la difficult I under aund en what principle the lavestiailiM provided tor ii th eoud rexdwlioa adopt ed oa th 3th ot March ia based. The lioo ha aa authority to inquire into elections, feoldea la th Sutes except in so Jr a it b Beeery lo enable it to "judg ef lh eleft tioos, returns and q'Mltneaisoua of its ova members." The tlecU-o ef pn.t4Ui elector is, by expnss provUioa ef tU eo tUuttoa of th VfeWd Mates, pUe4 ot-drr be tot and rxclurir control t4 l&etvert tut. U sa hnUy U prt-4uta l, in it. Tucetf CI "C.ij. f .c-j,' Hit f i-T Ci intention of tbe House to enter into tbe State of Pennsylvania, .and other. States, with a view to the prosecution of the inquiries pro vided for by tbe terms of tbe second resolu tion. . Snch a proceeding' would be en in vasion of ibe rights of the States and a usur pation of power oa the pert of the Hoose. No one can for a moment suppose that it was tbe object of the majority of tbe House. What, then, was it? It is hardly possible to avoid tbe conclusion thst the real object was to obtain the power to institute the extra ordinary inquisition into the whole official life of the President, which is provided for la tbe first resolution. , , . . . t x , B fore majority of the House deliberately decides to persevere in the course entered on by tbe adoption of these resolutions, it will be well for them to examine the resolutions and consider well where this course is lo lead. Tbe resolutions not only authorize an inqui sition. In tb nature of a criminal prosecu tion, into tbe whole official life cf the Presi dent, and of every officer under tbe govern ment, without " any specific charge made or distinct fact staled on which a charge could be made, but it also arms these employed in making this inquisition with "power to send tor persona and papers," or. in other words, to compel, at their discretion, every person within tbe limits of the United States to sub mit all tbe papers in his possession to tbeir inspection and perusal at tbeir mere will and pleasure. If tbe institution of criminal pro ceedings against individuals, without any reasonable grounds of suspicion having been shown, displays a sufficient disiegard of the rights ot the citizen under tbe law, what must be thought of a proceeding which invests a majority of the committee of the House, em ployed in the prosecution of such an inquisi tion, with a power, to be exercised at their discretion, to call for and compel the produc- tion of tbe private papera of every citizen. and tbat, too, In the race ot tbe provisions of tbe fourth article of tbe amendments of tbe constitution ot tbe United State, which de clares that "the rights of the people to be se cure in tbeir persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and telzures. Bhall;not be violated;" and that no warrants shall be issued but upon probable cause, supported oy bath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be search ed, and tbe person or things to be seized?" ' The first approaches of arbitrary power are always insidious, and are carefully veiled under specious pretences. If proceedings of the character of ibis just Instituted by the House are to be tolerated by the American people, and pass into precedent, what be comes of the boasted immunities of tbe citi zen. Tbey disappear at once and. forover u idt-r the arbitrary power wbich may at any time be exerted for his oppression, whether l e lie in a private or a public station, at the will of a mere majority oi the House of Rep resentatives. It bas been truly said tbal tbe teachings of all history shows tbat "eternal vigilance is tbe price of liberty;" and it will be well for tbe American people and their posterity if they are not forgetful of the les- sou in this crisis of our affairs. In conclusion, tbe undersigned declares, t '.at. iu his opinion,' tbe positions taken by tbe President in tbe message referred to the committee, and wbich were stated in sub stance at the opening of this report, are right; and tbat the protest made by him against tbe action of tbe House has a solid foundation in the provisions of tbe constitution of the United States, and in those great principles wbich underlie every well ordered system of law hitherto established fo' the a lminis rition of justice. AlIL tS TAYLOR. Hero Utxtistmtnls. For Smitliland and Paducah. r HE splendid passenger and freight steamer MINNE TO.NKA, Gartwukiht, Master, will leave litre THlTKSIAY, lo-da tbe 19ib inet. , t 12 o'clock, M. For Ireigbi or p.-jge apply on board or to A. HAMILTON, aprl9-lt Agent. TO MILLERS, DISTILLERS, &e. THE UNDERSIGNED IS NOW SELLING OUT ALL THE Tubs, Boilers, Pipes, Machine ry, Fixtures, &c, Belonging to the Distillery and Flouring Mill, known aa the CITY MILLS, At Nashville ; parts or parcels of the asms will bs old to suit purchasers AT VERY REDUCED PRICES. Persons desiring to purchase are referred to Tomer & Fubter, fcfcq , tr James Corbett, at . aah villa, Tenn. TUOS J. FOSTER. apilS-lm ARE YOU IIXSUltED 1 IF NOT, APPLY AT ONCE TO NASH & M AIIR, AND OBTAIN INDEMNITY. No. 25 College street, Nashville, Tennessee. aprl-tf $1000 REWARD. IN consequence of the numerous fires that bave oc curred wituin the city recently, with their marked evidences of Incendiarism, N. liollings worth. Ma or of the ciiy of Nashville, by virtue of the recommendations of the City Council, will give FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS as a reward for the apprehension and conviction of any person or persous of the crime of arson within the corporate I 'mi la. Tbe crime to be committed at any lime within three months from the data hereof. . ft. HOLUNGSWOK1H, Mayor. . NAavn.iF, April IS, lsftO. Tbe Underwriters authorise me to offer aa addi tional reward ef FIVE HUNDKED IXJLLAhS lor the appreheumou and cuuvictxm as above. aprl8-tf S. N. HuLLtNGSWORTH. Great National Woute. To Ualtimore, Philadelphia, NEW YOUR AXD BOSTON, AND ONLY ROAD TO Washington City. CENTRAL OHIO AND BILTIMOKE AND OHIO RAILROADS r TERMINATE at Baltimore snd Washington City on I the Kl, and Columbus oa the West, at wbich places it euODecls with, Railroads for and from ail pom is in The West, fonthwtit and Kcrthwft. Paseneers by this route ran vwtt tbe cities of Bal timore, rtiiUdrlpbia, New York and BoaV-a at the coat of a takettu New Yotk or Busies atone by other hues. Through ticket can be procured via. Waahmgtoa City l the Klern C.tics at aa additional charge of twnolUrs ly. Steeping Cm ttarhed to all traiaa. TICKETS GOOD UNTIL USED, ; With Oe privilege of stopping off at all principal points. Business Men r-r Travelers, for Tleasars or lafor MUDS, can rtoit all the Eaatrra Cua-s at a roenpara livelv small expel. Ibe ttcewrrjr is celebrated fnr He wonderful hearty and aabl.mity ; tt ia aa rUled la lite world. Its sytrm of tey aad Mbt Irack fotx-e ; Ua tiHidi4 equipment ; lis excloaive Tebf raph I. aes ; Ms targe amount ef double track ; lis one Hotels, (umler the surveillance of the Com. pany,) ensures to. the pas enje-r, SPEED, SAFETY AND COMFOKT. Through tick Ma and fcaent checks can be ob ttaed at ail tbe principal katlraad aad Steamboat ofaces la the tt est ;. - Ak lor Tickets via. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. . . : W. P. ?MTT1I, Murter of Transport lioa. U t. 0:, General TW-se agest. K Y. M'l-I rttjUrnerat Wrsteia A rest. r aprilS-lly - AUCTION SALE !cf 5cw tad Sccjcd Hani FarnHorf, Ctr pttiagt, fUart, It, 1 ' aTKb a variety ef FuoarWa la cloaw consign meats. i' IJCNJ. V SHIELDS H. CO., V t rITJ. sett -n Tberlay nwaier. spnl 19tb. at 1 V V t6ttock, oa account of w&om amay toa ' -ct, for Caab. a variety f rmilrt, (Vr potta t , I etfi, ana KiHUUnoHd aructea geaeraiijr. tktie 1 manure aad w about reserve. e r.c-iii- r-, v v. Osttal Anctaoa Koutne, &e- , LoUcfie Mreet. apnUa-tt. - - - . : A New Arrival 0f Fmh Batter, 1 OA f) FOCX US Jest received sr tremor KeU f luUt f rose, skua will be suis rb to t a .rade by htJ. Y. SUllUk. a-n-U-tf ftp. 84 Cotirge Meet. t BJlKKriA rKfSfl CORN StEaL, Just react ved end tor sate by asvUlt-tr. Se, X, Cwiere Mreet. THE DiltTUOLF SEWKG s M AOHIN 32 nHX Bartbetf ataetuae bas a Wscff ansa IMS asi - SS. tt Voi:4 rteaat, iaU tw Eewt - : r - - - ' - - - ' s prut I. ' - . - - f f- K. C.MAntY & C0. HAVE ON HAND X7 ONE HUNDRED ROLLS BEST COLORED AND WHITE CANTON MATTING. ALSO, An Unusually Large Stock of PLAIN, PLAID AND STRIPED ' GOT TON S! For Servants, wbich they will sell very low by the piece. ' .- . V Persons not yet supplied will consult their interest by examing these goods, aa we art determined lo dose them out. R. C. Al'XAIRY & CO. aprl6-tf TIEIPSOM&CO ""TrOULD most respectfully call the attentioa of v uie LADIES TO THEIR Second Importation OF PARIS DRESS GOODS CONSISTING or Pine Apple Robes, Celestial Poplins, Grenadines, Rich Silks, Berage Anglais, Lc, &.C-, Slc, Jtc. These Coods bave bees selected wi'h great care andoa examination will be found to excel in design and colors any goods heretofore shown in tbis mar' kot. apr!2-lw a. o. auMutsox. a. STOSKLaas. E.C.AKDERSON & CO. No. 47 North Blerkef Street, FOUR DOORS FROM TFIE SQUARE, TV AYIV6 removed one door above the old ttand I A would respectfully invito the attention of their friends and tie public generally to their extensive SIUCK oi SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHING, Which we are prepared to sell as low as any house in the city, sad warrant to sire general satu-ut tiou. Tbe Gooiis having been selecltd and manufacturea under oar on n superiuU-ndaoce. Our stock consists of ever graue aud style of C01TS, TESTS, PAXTS, BITS AXD CAPS, Or the latest styles, together with a large stock of Shirts, Collars, Cravats, Gloves, Suspenders, Merino Under-Sbirts and Drawers, Traveling, Packiog Trunks and Carpet Bags, Of all sixes, which will be sold very cheap. Cloths, Casslmere s and Vrsticgs. A spteadld sFsortmef t, wbk-h will be mad spat the shorlrtt sots e in the most fasbK nsble style. Mif Coitli g done st Use rb'-rtest notice. tyr Don t forget the place. Market street , foor doors fr m the hub! c Sjurr. sprla-'m K. C. ANPFHOX at CO. Frtsh Peaches rjf DOZEN CaasFrcah Peaches Jnst received asd f IS for aprll-tf M'ZUX, HOOPER ft CO. Coal Ollt Coal Ollt! J. R. FIN L. AY ts. CO.'S Premium Coal Oil, alaaufactarrd ia Ft. Loot. Ma. s HIS Oil la slmost eekrles clear as the parent X Spring Water rfeorderiicd d-e not eraat ine llckw smoke the ct.:mi ey -tbe beat tl made ia the Kast or West, and took the ftrst premltim at tbe last tt. Lvets fair. - Ooa trial ia all it ts ta re commend H in general a. We have received a sepply of titie n erwr Oil, wbkfc we are vBermg te the trade by the barrel only st manufacturer' prate StiZUX, UtMH'hH ft CO., . aprll-tf nse? Kea. S aad t Marbet St. SlocW Wetlucca. PBCT S RING soon te make a cbanga to oar baines arraaaemeata we dee t ro-iuea our pr.-ol stack aa macb as neibie. la order la de ibie we will . gar rtor pre-aet k of tapla aa4 Faecy Ivy beads at rednct prices - We acre t laa4 S See aaaoriBMatof frSk aVragea, Uaalias ami Travvliag (.sola, aa ie fact evrrylking eae Coaid was f. r. aUo, WbKe (raodt, tjabroiaerwe Htsery. 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We bave .a bead tbe br French and English t.w'., eenswtlng U CLifTHr1, CAde-lMLS il litll., wna-a w ll mk p a tat sm b.kauMS b,M w raat m all caaea to at and cive aau4araw aosaM Also, an band a Urge aer.rtmaai e beat's Far. atebteg Uoedn abxa we U1 sail bw. a p. 11 m i. C MAJtrtY CO. Foil Bseu Shirts. JCST reeetved aa aasortmee ef FCIX. WO601I r-uims, wb ead viaMi aoiiare. Unen Cambits asd BttP town. Aae.sssalt lot Canes! fanes! AFt-rtRB lot ef Cnnea, recervd aad lr eaJe by aptS-rf J.H. MOU1LU v Tiabrcllass fXHTFlt a seps4y l" bvettasePI!, Areas. A ce, tit cheat aa4 plain Ctaton -aeme lira large aad . 4 abtt emaii tar i-emmee nse pr or i. H. atocat,. tcierwears AFOTHCS ievMoe of siaeaaabls Fndeewear f l-,M Biik, Mase Meru,.Casbarre, Ltaen, Lk-sa tbeea4tJacetn4Cttiiait rw and fur tia y 4. a. mviiw trtW f YYtBY varatf of Uees aniclea ?tt' aad r J V sate by J. H. iviltL, ar-4f Octry sat st, eae ttm I aie. ; n ot i c u. LL if pittieM r tt Bsxv ef tfee fcAJlTT ui F. C5.U-T. nsar?tf Wi ?, N.- a. Teas. s PIANO FORTE CHURCH STREET, -- TwasUilc, Tcnn. r.lARVIHl REED, Agent lor tae sale or CUlCKEltlNG & SOa'S Celebrated New Scale Pianos, - A. W. IaADD it. CO 'S i --. Worlds Fair Premium Pianos nAIalaETT, DAVIS 4t CO.S Pianos. SI A SON &- IIAMBLJA'S Unrivoled Helodeoos, Organ VeiodecGa, " ,. aad Harmonrama. For Parlors, Chore her, Vert rlea. Lodges aad ScbedU, bas now, and will continue lo keep, a large and com plete assortment of Instruments of everr Style of ftnish and kiud, made by the above earned mans. factnrers, at pries vary leg from Fifty te Ome XbwninnBel Dollsurs Every tnstrnment sold by tbem Will Be Fully Warranted, u aCJ(X rmilltLAK. By tbo makers,ai.d kept ia aedtnne twelve monlna rrom date ef purchase, Free ot t.Uarge. Principals of Femaie Colleges, Seminaries, aad Hosts Teachers, will be supplied with instruments by Pajing Tta prr tent, on First Cost. AWAIl persons wishing to pnrcbase.and all lovers of music. are respectfully invited to calf. nARVl.t REED.igeat, tan 27-dtwswly. So, 47 Oarcb Street NEW BOOKS JCM RECElVtD BY , . - F . U A G AX, 41 Collest" sitrevet. MODERN BRITISH ESiAVlsTS, by Macaaley; " " byCaSrey; " by Carlisle ; " by Uacaii.tosh; " " by Alisn; " " by Taifor Stephen " " " by Wilson; " " by 8yd Smith; THE HISTORY CF HLRODOTCS, by Geo.fcanlinnoa, M.A., witb Uape snd IUustfated. S vols. MARIN'S ME:HANIC, bjCbaa, Bennett; - ' hISTORY OF PKNDLNN13, by Thackeray; VOYAGE DOnN THE AlfUOK, by CuUlua: LIEJC BEVORK HIM; AGAINST WIND AND TIHE, by Holme Lea, author of 8) Ivan Healt's Daughter, Kauie Braada; A BIBUCAb RtASON WHY. A cuide to Scriotor. Readings, Illustrated; PASSING TUOUGH18 IN RELIGION. SeweU; N1GUT LESSONS FR.al HnOPTCRE. Sewell; FRIARSWiOD POST OFFICE, by tbe a at bur of tbe Heir of Redclj Be. r. UaUAN, apr!3-tf rata Cull, at, ' Iew VubUcatlons. A NEW B"X)K, by the author of tbe Wide, Wide "or Id and Dollars and Cents, SAY AND KAL. WOOING AND WARING IN THE WILDERNESS, n ftTy of "Cat-toe ky," a tale desigbed te lllusirate the domestic life of tbe esrly netsU rs of Kentacky, by Cbas. DeKirk (see lVaLaj ) of Luuiavilia. . , THE MARBLE FAUN; Or, Romance of Moale Bem, a aew book by Nathanial Hawthorne. 3 vols. LETT LBS FRO a SWIlltRLAND, by amael Ireomns Prime. ... THE WAY IT ALL ENDED. CATUAKA CLTDE, a Novel, by Ineonna, HOME PA1IVtEd;or,Fabieau tivania. WALTER A&UWOOD, a Love Story, by Paul Siog. A lew edition or RFXD'S Pt)EVt9, enlarged,, vols. Just received and for sale by r. hagan, aprll-tf . !. College streeC illrse Soulhuorlh's Kew Book, THE Haunted Homestead,; WITH HEB AUTOBIOGRAPHY ; T MRS. SOUTH WORTH, j Author f Lady of tbe lle,Loct Heifers, etc., etc., bound l i, paer 1 10, for sale by JolIX YORK A CO., mar2i-tr Ne. 3S Union fctreet, a. w. jonso, j. ixo. o. TRtaaoa. Johnson & TreanorJ aTVar V " ar rma a, aaapa s .tat a ai&aiai 9 . AilrVMV. SlAlH'iMAllX AND PERIODICAL STORE, Ae, O VJmlwR Mrtet, UOTAL IUVAM LOTTEItlT ! THE aril ordinary Craning of tbe Royal Havana' Lvtinry ,cftiducted by UieSpaaiab Uovrnnirit, under tbe super vis n of tLe Captain O.a. ral of Cuba wiU take place at Havana, on AVdaien4nyt IHny tael, I860. 300,000 iiOlil.AUS arts Iintit 29 Ordinarie. Capital Prize 100,000 Dollars. lPriseof Sl(iO0 " ..... I, two I ...... fto.ooo m .OS I e,ooe I in eos t .... 30,000 ,20 Approiimations. .. t " 10,000 J 4 Appro. imatfaais lothc (100,000, ef gewieacb :4 of l to 60.000; 4 of 400 lo 30,000; 4 of 400 V 000; of 400 la 410,000. Wlitli Tleketa $20 Ifalvea I0 U start era $. Prties cashed st sivbt at 4 per eeat discount. Billsen aU solvent Lanks taken at par. A drawieg will b foraarded assooa as the ressH becomes known. JT-p All erdrrs for Schemes or Ticket' te be ad drrsed ImjS Koln.10l.rZ, (careet Cuy Teat.) Cnarlesion, e. Ca. aprll-td TTustce'n Sale. BT vtrtae ef a f-eed of Tresl executed by Fred, i Sloan to Martha t-Wa, dated tbe .1st of Augu I 11 g.sad rrgistend ia tuc rf aoer'sta tbe Krgnur's sVe aT Davidaun county, h" k N. it p. V". I will eipu. at Pcbl c eale, m Fred. Suaa's C ach Si.vp.No eOWwer kiaiket street, U the bbeslbuit ler f.-r cub, . . Oa Tntida 7, tie ! Jth tf April, 1SC0. ; Oue Wa U rarrtatres and Buf ctea, mm fw ef aaSa. bnd t arviage Work, ! rrr Ir aupiais aad Cor. alas, a baial eeaat aed Lumbar, MicAery, Ai, a , a lot of Touts aad latares la W . , lot ef Screae mt diaeeeat at toe, B"t:a, Heb Barrels, Springs, new and td Alb-, Ae BVea.biiver Pb Crabs, Iron, Steel, Cross Barre s. Sc., e. I was ai pe.ntd Traatm ef Fred. Sbrns. in place ef Martha fctea where- bjened, by tbe Cirr.a Cuartes aMVtdsea oneuity at tbe Jaeary Term, 4iS. bTU-HUi aL ioNES, - apvl4-tdn Tteateo. Elm Wood for Rent. WE a ill rent for ibe banwes ef this year, M raa Ut a term ef years. Ibis very desirable property e Sbodera a terms the tnnat ot rent aa a euacb aa at, as it st la secure n gd ten aat. Tb.re atact.d f tb. baiklaags aboal 4 acres) f good gardening land. The bowse at n tw. ssnry nra. , exalaauac 10 twai. larder, kHcbea, Ser vant's roume, stabf.carraege trnai, and etbtar na eeatary Mit baifcfenf s It aa aa adsaarat-le location. ftr a an etnas beaamg bese, bcwig nappUed neb ne4 waarr and rrrrf elbee aaamfurt nairr t. mabe It a dawtrabis pact. or terms, te., apply to ULAsCuCH. A biW&Oal, apr4-Sw aw en CMleae street. De Teres!, irnslresg & f Dry Goods merchants, 0 tl CHJLJCSrSJ ST, r87 1CZZ. VV'OUI D nfy the Trade that tbey are epenai ! V weckjy , m aew aad beauuial pauaree, , THE WA31SCTTA PRINTS, j , i . ALIO, - THE AMOSKEAG, - jj A Kew Prwi, wkicb eseem every Print m try fr ir!UM ef a and drsa la fi j nisidrr (.ob.r. Oar Prists are cbsopiv Una ssy a j lb aaarkviand Vt esteaatvo asm. tt i-mn nJ.a,ta- nitseaed t . - a r - - - r - ' a KIW and snperr Hack tee sale.at a bargsia 75 rt sVAR&ELt tn arrive to-day sad fee sa Yr pr-u niiJiJi., awfia a w ; czti cm cc-i cnu Of-, rr.L. boat MayrvaJeenml Oil.sak by e" O i tbe preet Brnmg v mm m an o snia at Will t-ts taS bervwi'. J. W. li0?. . - , Cntite gevsaee lies..