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1 3 u 1 DAILY, 8; TRl-WEEKLY, JtH WEEKLY, iS? OFFICE CORKER CHURCH AND CHKiiKI STREETS G. C. TORHETT A- CO. E. O. EASTMAN. 3L C. C. CHTJECH, asd 0. 0. rORBETT : SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 13, 1850. THE CONVENTION. We continne and conclude our sketch of the pro ceedings of the State Convention. It occupies n' most our whole epacc, but wo arc w;rp tliat ur democratic readera will agree that nothing ia tho world could please them belter. PROCEEDINGS OF THE DEMOCRATIC CONVEN TION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, HELD IN THE REPRESENTATIVES HALL OF THE STATE CAPITOL AT NASHVILLE, JANUARY 9, 1S56. (coxnxcsn ) And then Gov. Jonsscx said: -Gentlemen of the Convention: 1 thiuk you will believe me when I remark, by way of introduction, that I came here to night unprepared to speak. I don't make this remark end at the same time have a speech cut and cried. What I say is true; I speak to night wholly without preparation. I had no idea of addressig this convention during its ses sion, till this evening, a committee you bad appoin ted called on me and iniormed ine that Gov. Broivn and myaelf were expected to address you; and sicca that, 1 have scarcely had time to think of any sub ject to address yon upon. I must be permitted to remark, that it is with difficulty I can talk, even when I have a subject before me. I know there are some who speak best without a subject; but, for myself, if I can talk better at ono time than an other, it is when I have a competitor; (cheer?,) when I have ft subject before ne; (cheere) when I can put him upon the directing board (charge me cot with being egotistic; and per ioral some of the operations of surgery unon him: (continued ohser) it" I can speak b?t at any time, it it when 1 have a sutject to operate upon. But as it is not my purpose to make a speech to night, I might pick up a single thought lrom the gentleman who has just retired from the stand. He asked, what is democracy? And be defined it rf'well. Let us tee if we understand ourselves. I f know, in common parlance we may readily reply f to this question. We say, it i3 that form of gov ' eminent where, all power is in the hands ol the : people; it is the government that recognizes tho 1 right and the capacity of people to govern them- i elves. ' Bat what is Democracy in its 7iaiurtf It is a great inherent principle that exists in man, and is inherent in the compound you call man. It is with man inseparable lrom his nature: and you may call it Intelligence Prudence anythicgyou think proper it is the great principle in man which en ables him to govern Limsell. We should under stand this, especially when coming in contact wiih certain ciic'.e3 ca lied intelligent and pohte such as, when you talk to them about Democracy, shrink back and think it a vulgar association, instead of recognizing it as that winch promotes the man to the deity ia c cne cuon with your governmental afiuire. This, ia thort, would be my definition of Democracy. It is the most essential aDd sublime conception of the soul that which ministers most to the elevation cf the rsca of man. It carries him along one of th:se converging lines cheers to wards the saisia.t vt perlection in governmental affairs Why then should we be ashamed of democracy? When we look at it on- cne hand, it goes down to the humblest individual, and on the otner, it ascends to the throne of the Univetse. Then let me say to ycu, fix for yourselves the most exalted stan dards. Pope never said a truer thing, than when he exclaimed "God save the church when we have a monkey lor a Priest." Hold on, then, to the great idea of Progressive Democracy, ilan can be elevated politically ts well as religiously; and while men sneer lor it is much easier to sneer than to analyse point them to the great summit on which man becomes perfect in public affairs. But I will not consume your time longer upon this topic. It is hardly necessary to tell this audience that I cm a democrat. I entered the service at a very early period ol my life. I entered not a3 a six months man I entered to serve during the war. I am sli.i a democrat, gentlemen, and alter twenty years lighting under that banner, I have found no cause to regret my euiistment. (Cheers ) r There is another sulject to which I will allude, yfcs it has been comrnaed that we here at tho South have an institution, that is antaconistieal to de mocracy, and comes in cor.fi ct with it; and many are attempted to be driven lrom their position by appeals to their interest and not to their judgment. Let us talk a little about this question ol slavery ; and let us talk about it as it is. I repeat a term with reference to slavery which I used awhile ago. It is, that slavery crisis. Slavery is a thing that t has existed from the time men were first form- j ed into communities down to tho present time. 1 Slavery fxists, and I might illustrate this in a i plain and simple way. ' It we survey tho earth geologically and pene trate its surface and keeping down through the rind and the successive stra'a beneath, wo shall find, as in cutting an onion, it may bo a strata of sandstone, a strata of c'ay, a strata ol other rock, end so on, passing through the globe. Thus when we come to sprak ol the globe, and of its compon ent partB, we find, as it may be, strata of rock, that exists, and must remain as a part of it, unless the whole structure itself is :eorganized. Again : we might take a case case in animated nature. Take the ox, for instance; there is the horn, tho skin, the hair, the flesh, tho bone, and so on, which, when all put together, we call the ox. But when we come to dissect him, we find bone ex v itting in the ox, and cannot take it cut without ""-distroyicg the animal. Now, my illustration is this : What is this thing you call Society ? We find some occupying tLe upper positions, and others the lower positions ecmposing in the whole and making up what men eall Society. Society, in politics and morula, con stitutes man in his social condition. We find also thit institution cf slavery (whether white or black) incorporated into this social condition of man. At all periods of time and in all parts of the world, we find slavery existing in soeiety. When we go to the North, don't we fiod tho white man and white woman performing tho same menial service the blacks pertorm at tire South V Thus the insti tution of skvei y exists; and so long as one man i0ws with more physical or intellectual power than ctiutLer, so long there will be grades in socie- ty. The man that can mcke five hundred rails in a day, wiil be tercr iff than lie who can produce only nfty. ihe epecinc difference in social condi tion necessarily grows cut ol the very character of man, intellectually and physically. It exists with out law, 63 well a3 wuh law; a:"d the question is, not whether you will have slavery, ifen may reason and write upon thesabict until tney grow gray, and slavery u ill exist ; and the t i,ly ques tion is, as to tbe kind ol slavery, white or Mack, voluntary or involuntary. It will exist, oas way or other, growing out ol the very organisation of locicty. This conclusion cannot be resisted. Let us now look at the men of the North so znnch opposed to our peculiar institution. They are opposed to blacK slavery. They have found out that white slavery is cheaper. Their capital which once stocd in labor is now in stocks, and money. Don't we know that labor Bnd morey occupy sntagomstical positions? Suppose you have a slave worth one thousand dollars, dont you want to produce as much &? you can cut of that tlave's labor ? Then, while you own tho slave, you are the advocate lor higii prices lor labor, and your influence is exerted in that way. Now tako the cats ot the man who has a thousand dollars in metier. He wants to hiro labor. Don't he want to get" tbe products of your slave's labor for as !;t tlo money as po:-sible ? Tten he is opposed to high wices for labor. Thus we tee men who have their "capital m stocks and money are necetrny opposed tocapitcl remaining m slave?. And cow juppose you cbfcngo places with tnese men, Wvuld vou net war s ihey do, oa the high prices for la bor? And this a to explains' why Great Britain Is so much opposed to slavery. It is because the ir.cfimtionol elsierv in this dsmocricy is bring ing to bear mote itfluence than the ablest advo cates in morals and statemansuip in lavor of high prices of labor. In-ourslsve States one billion Trn hundred millions dollars Hand in labor wont that ptoduce high puces of labor? es pecially when that labor produces cotton and su gar constituting the largest items of commerce? You eee the reason of tin? position. It is their nolicy to reduce the price ot" labor down to the ooint it will bareiy sustain hie. Such, gentlemen, Isthe position of these who oppose our institu tion landing oy tne side of Great Britain, with her iroa-heel upon the necks of seventeen millions uf laborers at home, ani fifty-four millions abroad. Thu9 we see, that our institution, instead of be ictr antsgonistical to democracy is in perfect bar- ' jaonywithit. And moreover don't it enable us to pay to ths MiEMchufftU man, wlioee bowels elIJ h much to&tlie jlqve, atih htgfrer nrica lor L 3 tpotted caltcot? Wj civ, thf-u, is ;tte.Jcofd ( and wont oftarmonv, whi we loo hi " m went? which cocstitwta iha dtrotcracy uken ns a vrhblt? " , ' Gentlemen, it was my intention only to taaKe su cnoloey for the lack ot a eiietob, and o tctidf r m Mink's for the complimentary manner in which you have been pleated to allude to me by resolution. Hut if the Convention will indulge roe, there is hould set our ideas right. The old idea, growing out of tbe idea of the divine right of .kings, was, that roan wss made for government going upoi; the conservative idea; and conservatism is a modi fied shade of monarchy not going back to msaas tho beginning point whereas, democracy, when she understands herself, docs not assume tbetraan was made for f;overament, but that precisely the converse is true; that is, that government was mads for man. Wc are not made for the thing, but the thing is made for us. We make the gov ernment for ourselves. How, then, shall we pro ceed on that old idea of the monarchists, that man, coming into the world, must be fashioned ana formed and moulded to the circumstances and con dition of things around him! Man is not made to suit the government, liko a shoo or a boot on the last; but, on the contrary, as tho iast is to suit tho foot, so tho government is to suit the man: am, a3 we get along up & lif tie higher, these "converg ing lines' become more and more distinct and pal pable; and it becomes just as necessary to change the government to suit the changing and improv ing conditions of man as it is for water to run. Tne Governor procseded to say that if we could pass away from these agitating questions, effect ing the extremes of the Union, and could get up discussions of an elevating character, we might become more national in our charecter; and he de sired to promote the discussions of national sub jects and thereby increase the strength of the na tional party. With reference to himself and his own political course he said many things not reported here. Ho felt that the popular heart of Tennessee beat with his own. It had been his constant endeavor to obey the behests of the people, and the effort to promote their interests had been a3 his polar star. fCaeeM 1 He could make a speech more agreeable to him self, and perhaps to the convention, if he had " Sam " before him; (cheers;) but poor fellow I he was no more; (continued cheers ) He was not only dead, and buried, but (pardon the expression) he wa3 rotten, and hardly fie for the carrion crow. He was a merciful man: humanity forbade tbe dis turbance o t his remains; and whilst he stood, looking at our banner floating in triumph, he felt that he was without occupation (cheers) no job on hand. (Cheers.) But now, when the smoke had been cleared from the field, and we could see plain ly that tho enemy had been routed, we should not repose upon our armt: We should look well to the ship, prepare our sails, and stop every leak, that may have been sprung whilst our vessel was riding triumphantly through tho storm. Loud and pro tracted cheering He closed wiui some pointed allusions to tho know-nothing psrty, and all the wings of section alism, in connexion with their present ridiculous efforts to organize the National House of Reprc seutativeF; making felicitous allusions to the for tunes of tko Tentitssee democracy, connecting them with admonitory allusions to "the prudence and circumspection which should govern them in ss lecting a candidate for the Presidency, and assert ing, on his own part, the utmost confidence that victory would perch upon our Btandard in thecom ing contest. When Gov. Johnson had concluded Mr.Sykes, of Maury, lrom the Committee on Resolutions, in conformity with the resolution ol Mr. Bate, of Sumner, instructing said Commit tee to report a Committee of Five for each Grand Division of the State to act as a Central Commit tee for such Division till the next Democratic State Convention, having submitted the following report before said Committee was discharged, it was now announced and read by the Secretary : CtNIKAL COMMITTEE TOR EAST TSSSK33EF. Thos. C. Lyon, Esq, Hon. Wm. M. Churchwell, Dr J. G. M. Ramsev, Wra. T. Helm?, John McMuIlcn, David H. Cummings, Saml. Milligan. CENTRA!. COMMITTEE FOP. MIDDLE TEHSZSSrt C. K. Winston, 11. G: Histman, 15. N. Clements, ti. P. Smith, 11. F. Cheatham, Tho?. Bayers, J. K. Howard. CENTRAL COMMITTEE TOP. WE3T TCWESSEE. Hon. David M. Currin, Saml. McClanahan, Hon. E. W. M. King, CoLJ. E. R. Ray, Col. Robt. J. Chester. Col. Henry Curry, Mr. A. S. Curry. This report was received and adopted. Mr. Helms, of Knor, proposed a resolution to the effect, That the Three Central Committees for this State be instructed to appoint Central Commit tees for each Congressional District in their several Divisions, to co-operate with them in effecting a thorough organization for the coming contest. Some gentleman hoped tho Delesate from Knox would withdraw the resolution. He thought the Congressional Districts could better appoint their own central committees : and the resolution was accordingly withdrawn. Maj. Lowe, of Robertson, responded to the call of his name and said: He must confess that he felt greatly embarrassed; and it was very unusual for him to labor under that kind of fee ing before any crowd. But why should he not feel embarrassed, upon being called to follow such distinguished gen tlemen, as those who had preceded him Ewing, Nicholson, Brown, Johnson and others really he knew not how he could be placed in a more em barrassing position. He leit the compliment, but regretted the cnlL However, a sense of duty and respect lor his friends had compelled him to re spond. Ho was embarrassed by the peculiar posi tion which he occupied. He was but a young mem ber of the democratic fold, though somewhat ad vanoed in years, having been received in Septem ber last into the local "council" over yonder on Yellow Creek, by the High Priest Aaron; (cheers;) and was almost in doubt Ibra while, because ho did not know how he would be received when hecamo down here to the "general council." (Much cheer ing and continued laughter ) He had been ail his lile an old lino whig, voting for Henry Clay whilst ho lived, and his ghost since he was dead, until ho was driven to seek protection for hii gray hairs under the democratic banner. (Cheer3.) He did not flitter himself that he would be able to instruct or amuse anybody, though he seemed to be getting along pretty well in the matter of amusement. (Laughter.) Governor Johnson bnd said that he was a merciful man. If he really intended to be merciful, Maj. Lowe thought he should, by ail means, disrobe himself of that bloody dajger ho still wore for a certain party. (Cheers.) He had been told that there were certain repen tant know-nothiDgs, within the hearimr of his l vmcp; r.nd it had been suggested to him. aat it m:gtH bo well enough, before sitting down, to no li :y ti.ie penitents to come back to the fold from wheace they strayed. (Continued cheering.) A voice. "1 am one of" them, Mr. Speaker." (Cheers and shouts of laughter ) Lowe. Tnat was getting along pretty well, u ould some body just score the names down as they came m'r Tt.es.! iellows have been with '"Sam" long enough. He never was there himself; but ho did not, by any meaus, attribute it to any prudence of his own that he had tecapeil getting into a call it what you plea.M they call it tho "American party." 'Continued cheers and merriment Assuming to know as much about ih. dissolu tion ol the whig party as any democrat, ho wmt into some account of that matter, rehearsing how, ' when he first lead Gen. Cass' Nicholson loiter ho i determined tor bimoeirto vote for Cassnnd Butler and how he took the stump for that ticket; being thoroughly disgusted with his party; and how he predicted its dissolution; Bnd how his pre diction was verified; end how he retired before the dark piratical flag, on which Proscription was insceibed, to the only constitutional " par ty, that extended eqnl privileges to all men without regard ; n.tu jpi'gmnor tbe placed their birth. He did this, by way ot apology for asking shelter for his gray hairs und-r the democratic 11 eg and promi3ing,;with all, to tho Tennessee Democ racy, the co-operation of five thousand old line whigs, like himself, in the conust of next fail (Cheers.) The wbigs, (Lke the poor Dutchman ho remembered,) had been whipped so many times, that they knew not what else to do better than to go down and give those poor Irish and Dutch for eigners and Catholics the very deviL (Cheers.) Ho declared again, that he never did regret so much being called upon to speak; and thought he another idea which I v. ant to connect, ijim wnai has been said about men fccirg capable of self-gov-r.mn,P,t. Wheu we talk auout government wo hau eaid tbout enough to be let eft'. lie had no" sefeih views in coming into tbe de ir Qatic paity i He only wanted to help fight tneir- attNs, ai l ihsrllo ble'-iny-f ilieir gnvirnTi4(in:J Ho had a lau.ily raisins ur;ctd warned to lubor wish the- ' demoorets lor the common Rood, that wo niv I hand down ti e same U.-fsinp we have erjoved to i our children, cud our childrpus' children lor" ihe'r ' inheritance when we shall bo numbered with the 1 nations under ground. (Applsuse) When he was ' mutated into the party he had coutessed and ssid to the llifjh Priest, Aaron, that it was true, he had I f.,... 1,. ....!. .1. . . L. I . . : , I ifui.ui utuj nun tut; uw;cl IU IUC JU1IC, UUt HUH thought ho could lay his liiud on his heart and say he loved his country, her constitution and laws. (Applause.) He was pleased to see men acting harmoniously and earnestly for the good of their country, as it was this day, in this convention; and he bid them God speed in their great work. He was especially pleased with one thing: that, when the resolutions were reported, they refrained from recommei-ding any of tho sons ol Tennessso for President, and just said to tho party at Cincinnati, Here nre our Biowns, our Nicholsons, our brace of Johnsons and if you can't get any body better, we have got plenty of good fellows and to spare, at your service. (Checis ) But befoie lie would sit down ho desired to ex tend again the invitation to penitents. If there should be any more I;uow-nothing3 desirous of coming back, the ring was open, and any honest man who had been unwittingly initiated into tho order could come in. (Cheers.) "Were there any old lino whigs here? He wanted to exhort them to come over and go along with us. He felt mighty awkward saying "us," amongst these eld demo crats, Laughter It was a little difficult, say ing "our party," "'our candidate;" but if there was one more good old line whig situated as he was, he desired to say to him, Separate yourself and come go along with us. Wc will do you good. Cheers. In truth, we knew these whigs were in a bad box. Laughter. They were all getting mighty sick; continued laughter and the best thing for them to do, when they round they had taken ths wrong track, was, not to hesitate, but just turn right round and come back to tho good old way. A tremendous round of cheering He then took tho common view of the slavery question, as a thing pertaining to society, and not a creature of legislation; and showed how the whig party had Furrendered to the abolitionists every particle of ground they had to stand on in tbe contest by which Gen. Taylor was elevated to the Presidential Chair. Mr. Haywood next appeared on the stand, an swering the unanimous cull of his name, and said Mk. President asd Gektlemem You meet upon this great anniversary to appoiut delegates to tho National Democratic Convention, soon to assemble at Cincinnati, for the purpose of selecting a suitable candidate fur the Presidency of this Republic. .1 wa3 honored, by the democracy of Davidson county, with a seat in this Convention, and have, sj far t3 my humble abilities extend, cheerfully complied with their wishes. It was with feelings ot delicacy and embarrassment, that I accepted the proffered honor, not knowing whether you were called togetuer slricUy for party purposa, or wheth er to regard this as a continuation of the contest against lenow-nothingism, and for the perpetuity of cml and religious libtrly. It is known to some of you that I am a member of the eld whig party; at least.it is known totheso I represent on tnis occasion. Ic i3 also known to you that tnese two parties have hitherto been an tagonistic, and it would have seemed strange and incons.sccnt in me, tuus situated, to have aided in the aggrandizement ot the democratic party. Toe resolutions which have been so unanimously adopted here to-day, explicit beyond equivocation, bold, national and conteivaiive, upon ad questions of loreign and doiniic mterc3t, have divested me cl all embarrassment that might have cneclrcd me in the outset; anil in view of the sentiments there in expressed, elicited my warmest admiration and highest eulogism. Ana if ue know-nothing reso lutions, as th.it party would sometimes say ot them, read i.k-i a seumu declaration of Independence and deserve a pUco in the biDle, they certamly would hold me excused m saying that these read like the itn Mnmandmila. In tne recent great struggle against know-noth-ism, tnj aemociacy, as u party, proved their at tachment to Republicanism and to the federal con btitution. Tiiey stojd as a turner between it and all danger, securing to tbe christian the worship ot Almighty God as ho pleases, and to ths natural ized citizen his constitutional rights. It was to the democracy that many anxious eyes were turned, aud it is to them, that all honor is due. In the great work you had my humblo assistance, and for the same great cause, 1 am here to day, and in all time to come, ready to co-operate with you, and, like Hannibal ol old, to kneel before tbe alter of my country, aud "swear eternal enmity to the foe ol civil and constitutional liberty." I fear, fellow- country men, and gentlemen of the Convention, that the danger is not yet over. There is to be another great contest, in which these ques tions aro to be agitated. Our constitution is now undergoing the severest test thit it was ever or dained to pass. In the one quarter, it is being at tacked by lauatical bigots, who preach the higher law doctrine, by black republicans, abolitionists, and Iree-soners; and lastly, and worse than all, by the demon of religious persecution. It was hoped, as some eloquent gentleman has siid, that this monster hai been chained in that sublime fortress, the Federal Constitution, not only for a thousand years but forever; yet, by the con tinued intrigues of these heterogeneous partie--, his chains have been nnriveted, and he has been let loose amongst us. He made his first appear ance m our uiidji, under tue assumed name of 'Samuel," clothed iu clerical robes, with "hope, fidelity, honesty, purity, charity, and tmperance ' insciioed upon 1L But a'l those fine mottoes have faded; his robes of deception are grown thread bare, leaving him standing in his naked ua'Iinti5?. "A monster of such hideous mtin, Tfcit to be hated, needs but to be teen." Thus, fellow-citizens, did he go about like some evil spirit, with a stealthy tread, whispering of some combined plot of all thv: crowned head j ! the Pope of Romo to subvert cur Government; tailing us to prepare, and that in secret, against he should appear, like the snake to Eve, like tho de vil to our Savior, offering him everttung and own ing nothing; until, by warnings of danger and promises ot i eward, ho induced many to go wuh him into some dark recess, where beheld his mid night conclave. Tcere he would dare stand, an enemy to religion and traitor to liberty, and in sult tne Almighty by sammjnmg His presence to witness the unhallowed oath he would administer to some unsuspecting countryman. This was his course, until his ranks had swelled to such numbers, that ho was obliged no longer to act in seciet. His proceedings became public, and what were they? Deeds of violience and blood stained tbe virgin soil wherever he planted his uu hallowed fooL Look for a moment to our sister State. Tnere we heard the scream of lha affrighted mother, and beheld the mangled corpse of the lather and hus band. There tue ballot box wa3 broken iu. pieces and scattered to tbe wind, "whilst bloody treason flourished over it." But no sooner was the alarm given, than it was respuuded to by thousands of patriotic cearts, who overtook and surprised the black knight m Lis midnight coiiciave, snatch ed from tne tirej of civil war the brands which lighted them, extinguished his dark lantern, fettered mm in chains, and are now awaiting tho opportunity, soon to be afforded them, ol hauling him to that dismil ubode which shall serve as his prison lon-ver. Suppose, lellow-citizcns, for a moment that the safety ot the Union, depended upon Mr. Richard eon's election a3 Speakor cf the House, and it could not be accomplished without tho aid of Southern Know-nothings: could they, under their peculiar or ganization, suppoithfin? would not their oaths com pel them to perjure themselves ll they did; or, if they did not, would they not etand convicted 3 traitor to their cuuntry? Undoubtedly they would. Thus you see the danger of such organizations, and the evil consequences of Kaow-Ncthmgii.ni. The same queaaou that once threatened the safe ty ol our Uiiiou aie again heiog agitated, aca we near politic:ans ecuisiimea despairingly exclaim, "we have no Ciay, no Webster, who can wield the Lghtning and cuifle tbe storm harmlessly over our land." Such irieu, sir, csnaot appreciate their in stitutions nor tueir teilow-counuymen; for believe me wLea I ssy, there could be none so great, that would die, wuh tneir death, the institutions of America. The same spiritual spark of patriotism which fired the bosom of the sires of 70, still hvis in tbe breast of every true American. It is im mortal, and, Lke the eouI of man, can never die. Let but tho crisis coma and you'd be satisfied with the truth of what I say. Let it come, and we shall find plenty of Cloys Webaters and Jeffeusons and perchance a Washington, also, among tbat same clss3 0tonr felbw-citizeos. We shall find, as we nave louatl, a bbielU3.a Lilavetto. n DjKalb. a lulaski, and Montgomery. "With such men aj j these, we should not despair in meeting any crisis In thus speaking, though, fellow-countrymen I mean to cast no reflection upon the illustrious dead. I would cot do them injustice. I would sooner wrong myself than wrong sush noble raea. They were the pride of America and honors to the, racs of mac, A3 for the noble Clay, none loved or ad? mired liim more than myself. We are to meet, in a few months, in Convention, our Nortbern brethren, many of whom we know to be eouud, national men; and how are we to meet them? Shall we meet t'aem strictly 83 South erners, as Tennessjans, or as national men? Pa triotism dietaUs that we shall meet them as the latter, and with a fervent desire that our action should redound to the happiness of the country. Lat m invite them to do the same, ana wnea we bavo assembled, the federal constitution should , . .L.i . . . . be tue first great platform that we meet up. on, aud the foundation of our party organ ization. Wc should claim nothing of the North not strictly constitutional ; at the ?ame time we should not surrender anything. Lot us say to our Northern brethren, this we can never do, though if it should ba necessary for their protection we are ready to and willing, not as SoutLerners, but as true Americans, to spill for them the last drop of blood. It should stain every stream ; our bodies should enrich their soil, our bones bleach upon every hill, but never can wo aa Southerners, sjrrender the rights guarantesd to us by the Federal Constitution. No, never, even at the expens- of tbe Union. It is to be hoped though, fel!ow-citizsn, tbat we can harmonize, and unite upon some sound national man, and when we have done this, buccoes shall attend our efforts, and wo will have triumphed over all the enemies of our country, securing to it " pesca and har mony." All the dangers that now threaten are from in ternal enemies; we have Lone abroaJ. Uncle Sam stands to-day m all his grandeur and sublimity and views with an imperious air of defiance the whole world. In conclusion, gentlemen, whilst perhaps it was wise for us not to express any preference, by reso lution for a Presidential candidate, atill I would have been proud to have seen one of Tennessee's noble sons recommended to the National Conven tion, one who in ray humble judgment, would be a suitable person to act as Chief Magistrate of the Republic, provided it had met theapprobalion of tho National Convention, and beenratified by the South ern people. The distinguished personage to whom I allude is Governor Akdkew Jonssox, of Ten nessee. We all know him to be true, wise, and patriotic ; an enemy to oppression and a triecd to liberty; evincing upon every occasion and in every action, both iu the Legislative Halls of the State and tho Councils cf the nation, a sincere attachment to the principles ol Republicanism, and to the Constitution .! the country. Having sprung from obscurity, which seems to be the mother of true greatness, oppressed by the great lever power ot poverty, ho commenced his carter, possessing no fortune but his talent, no friend but his genius. Wearing upon his person no glittering jewels, but the diamond of intellect, which graced his manly brow, ha has triumphed over every obstacle, and won lor him3slf a name, destined to shine in the brightest page of American history. Thus, with proud gratification, we have beheld an humble tailor-boy, the natural Eon ot republi canism, riling to fill the highest stations within tho gift of the American people, proving conclusively to tho world, the true greatness and glory of our icstitutioas, which aro fashioned after the rule of heaven, and whoso object is not to be3tow honors unmerited, but to protest, encourage, and reward true genius and merit wheiever it may bo found. Hn. Turn L. BiuxsroKD, lately from tbe State of Kentucky, being now loudly called tor, came forward and stood upon the forum apologising for his phys.cai indisposition and inability to spoak, on account ot a bronchial affection, lie, too, had been an old lino whig; and if any one desired to know why he acted now with the democratic par ty, he would say, that it was purely a matter of jndment with him. He also reterrcd to the causes whioh had drawn him to the ranks of the democ racy. Perceiving that it was the object at tho north to break down the Administration on the Kansas Nebraska issue; and finding that he pyrapathised witn the spirit and principles which united tho South as one man; and bemg made to take the se cret oMieatiOcs to proscribe his fehow-citizens on account of their birth-place or religion, be bcairce satisfied that tho democratic party was the only national party in tho cjuntry. He expre:3ed hi3 astonishment, ia view of tbe rejoicings of his ld political asscoiate3 over tho last year's victories of abolitionism under the name cf the American party at the North. He was satisfied, that the opposi tion to democracy could not successfully conduct the affairs of this Government. They could not even make a speaker oi the National House of Representatives, much lesa then were they capable of mansging the affairs of this Rppublic. He also looked with confidence to the Victory awaiting the democracy in November text. His remaiks were rec-ived with expressions ot satisfaction from every partoi the still cro.vded Hall; and he retired from the stand greeted with many cheers. Mr. Smail, of Knox, submitted the following res olution, which was adopted, to wit: J2esolvtiI, That, to secure a thorough organiza tion of the Democratic party, and for the better success of their principles in the approaching con test, this Convention recommend that county and district associations be formed throughout the State. On the motion of Mr. "Wagoner, of Williamson the gentleman himselt taking the question it was Iltsolved, That the thinks of this Convontion arejdue Gen. J. C. D. Atkiua for the abte and impar tial manner ia which ho has presided over the de liberations of this Convention. Oa motion by Mr. McNeilly, of Dickaon, it was IteAwd, That ths thanks" of this Convention are hereby tendered to the House of Representa tives of Tennesse, lor the use of their Hall for the sittings of this Convention. Aud then, at 10 o'clock at night, on the motion of Mr. Sheid, of Coffee, The Convention adjourned sin e die. (Advertisement. Extract from & letter by the Rev. Mr. Churchill, ot Bon ton, who is now travelling for his health in the East. "It g'.res one an ererpiesent idea of the eipinsivo en terprise of his countrymen, to find their commodities of commerce continually in bis path herever he goes. I hsve not visited any considerable city of Turkey, where I did not find the Medicines of ray country represented by Ajer'a Cherry Pectoral. In Smyrna, Aleppo, Jaffa, Je rusalem and Constantinople, we see in each, on the door post of some baxaar. the peculiarly American looking Iron card, of Dr. Ayer, saying in a language which not one in a thousand of the passers by can read, "Ayer'n Cherry Pectoral tor Congas, Colds and Consumption, Sold Here " On a ehelf behind tho cross-legged musselman, are seen the bottles wuh their English, Spanich, French and Ger man faces turneJ towards the crowd, and on enquiring we are told tbat foreigners are not the only purchasers, but the true behercrs themselves waive their trust in late to try this pinduct of American skill, nhen they and there is no other cure tor them, "I was told ye-terday that the Cherry Pectoral hud been ?reenteil to the Sultan, andixnon' n constant u.je in his tarcm, and in tbe Hospitals of the Empire." jinl Isiwintnjan. I'noi. V.'oou's Htik IttaToaiTiTic. The leitmiouj of at who hare thoroughly tcjteJ tao Tlrtdes of this celebrated article, Is, that It will rr-tore the graj, and the bald, radieat disease of tbe Scalp, prcierve tho hair falling, and preserve the color parfectly to extreme old age. It is now put op botb.with atidwlihont sediments. Pea ailTPrtlsemect. Jy IS. AERAM CONLsr. a. L. JOO-fSCK. COXLEY t JOHJiSON, (Successors to McClure 4 Moore.) Mo. 10 ltroad, and No. 01 South JUarket St., lYnshville, Tcnn, KLEP constantly on Land all tuna's of Cooking and Heating Stoves, plain and ornamental; aKo, Tin ware. Grate. Ac, Ac. KooGngand Spouting done with neatness and despatch. Sheet Iron and Copper work for Boats, Kolling Mills, Furnaces, foundries, iactsnesand Stills, dona an cheap as tbe cheapest. janl8 ly. IIENDUKSO.'f lmUTIIEK, PHACTICAL PLUMBERS, 15 Deaderick Street, Xashville, Tenn. BLING both practical men in the line, we flitter enr LClres that we can do work better and cheaper than aay m Lwn tush as lint and Cold Baths, V ater Closets Pumps, trheet Lead and Lead Pipes of crery dtsenptiocs. ;,. (t. 'ew Jhdrants put m and old ones repaired cheap j,mi3 3m. . " UOOTrAMJMiOKMAKtU FOltTsALK. BY virtue cf a decree of the County Court of Davidson county renderedatlhe January Term, 1S56, 1 will sell on Saturday tbe IV lb intt., at tbe Court Huuso in Nah villr, a Negro ilan about i) years of age, who is a good Boot and Shoe Maker. The ia:d liegro man ia sola for distribution. Terms Cash. jmli-St F. R. CHEATHAM, C. A M. MaNLY'U CELEBRATED oOMBlHED HEADER AMD MOwEE, wim woods imriiovLKiiMr. Kentucky, and at (JalUtin and Nashville in this State, and havegiveunivcn-alsatufaction throughout Middle Tenn., where some fifty of them have been used in the last two tears. Price 150 delivered in JinshviIIe. iinl2-tf U. F. CHEATUAM. T.AfiK9MlTH YQ& HIRE- A good Dlacksmith to JD hire Or the pi oresent year. Arpiytotns uudereieoed i Weavers'. Market street. janl2-4t A. J. COLE. Br. ll J- Farquliarson, Office and Kesidence 5o. 33. South Cherry st. Fresh Arrivals oi' GKOCEIUES AND LIQUORS. 85 bbls Pow'd Loaf Sugar; 00 Demijohns, assorted; 60 bag Lag. Coffee; 225 tags Hio Coffee: .5 bia & ft bis Star Can. 75 bbls Molasses; dies: 75 d 85 bxs Sterine and Tallow Co oxs spie'd and fresh Ovs. Candles; terSj 40 bxs. Langhorn & Armis- 10 bxsAna Rice, very fine- teadsTobacco: s hraVntnTh.. 73 b,vs prime Western Re- 25 bbls iVo 2 4 i Mackere'l: serve Cheese: 0 kits; 200,000 Havana Cigars, va- 75 casks English Soda. 60 bxs Soap; 60 Raisins, 2514"" do; 100 Kegs pure White Lead; 25 bxs Ink; "0 bags Ginger; 75 dcz. IViuied Buckets; 1 cask ilauder; 7 bbls Alum; 10 bags Allspice; i luua xjiiiuuS" 60,000 Melee do; 1,000 bags assorted Shot. 1,500 lbs Bar Lead; 150,000 G.D.Per'nCaps; 8 cases ladigo; 10 bbls Brimstone; 10 bbls Crackers; S5 bags Pepper; 50 cons cottou Cord: 100 Cotton Yarns; 20 " Heam do: 50 bxa 3X10 4 1OXI2 Glass; 0 bxs gal A K gal bottles; IKONS AND CASTINGS, 100 ton3 Itol'd Iron, war'ted: 25 toixsaasM Castintra; 800 bam'd Plough M'Jds; 4UO0 lbs. A. B. Sieel; v vh a 4 M" vv ccw 1U Ales: 00 WseonBcie 5000 lbs. Cast SUel; 190 " Crawley Steel; 2500 " K.B.SteeL 15U0 " Spring Steel I.1QUUKS, (LJ1PORTEI),) 10 baskets Champagne Win;; 10 bbls. Old Port Wine; 2 casks Sherry do. 15 bbls pure Sweet Malaga Wine; 2 casks A. Signette Brandy; , 1 pipe pure Holland Gin, Lagle branda; 1 puncbeen pure Irish Wbisky; LIQUOIUJ, (AMERICAN.) 600 bbls Whisky, Ohio, various brands; 100 " Pike's Monongahela, do; SS " Smith's Reserve, do, 60 " Monongahela Rye; do; 10 " (Jin; 10 " Brandy, ft " Old Monongahela Whiskey, very fine; 2.5 " Ale, Schultz and Walker's' brands; All cf the above will be sold very low at our old stand, corner of Broad and College Streets, bv 'an!2 M'CREA 4 TERRASS. Tor tlic Complete Cure of Couglis, Coldt, Induction, Astlimu, Ilrnucliitlx, Spitting or Illood and nil oilier 1.11117 Coraplnlntu tending to Consumption. THIS preparation in getting into use all nrer our country. Tbe numerous lettars we receire from our various a. Cents, Informing us of cures ecVrtfd Id their Immediate neigbbo hoods, w arrant us in raying it Is one of the bet, if nntthever) best Cough Medicine now before the public It almost invariably relieves and not unfrequcntly cures the ery worst cases. When all other Cough preparations have tailed, this has relieved tbe patient.as Druggists, deal ers in Medicines, and Pnysiclsns can teatify. .asi tbe Ageol in your nearest town, what has been his experience of ih effects or Hilt medicine. If be Iim bean celling it for any length of time he will tell you It is the bent medicine extant. Below we give a tew extracts from letters w a have receiv ed lately regarding tho virtues oftb 9 medicine. Dr.S. S. Oslin, of Knoxville, Ga., sa)s: I have been using your Liverwort and Tar very extensively in ray prac tice I ir thtee years past, and. It is with pleasure 1 state ray belief in Us superiority over all other articled with which ! am acquainted, for which it is itcominendetl. Messrs. Fitzgerald & Brenurrs, w ritinfrom Waynesville, X. C, sas: "The Liverwort and Tar is becoming dally inure popular in this cou, try, and we think Justly o. Ail who Lave tried it speak In commendable terms of it, and say His very beneficial In sllerlaiing tue complaints for which It Is recommended. Our Agent In PIccens District, S. C, Mr. S. K. lie Fall, ai-urcs us that he useslltvita great beuea iu his own family and recommends it to his nelsbbors " lie gives an Instance of a negro woman in bit vicinity, who had been suCericg with disrate of tbe Lnnes for yean, attended with severe couih.wbowas relieved oy the Liverwort and Tar. Hueh are the rood remits ho hear of thij Medicine from all parts of the south. Fur a reportof the surprising cures It lias performed luthe Western and Northern and Kutern stales, we woiuu lavue tue sum-ring paiiem mi reau ine pam. phlet which accompanies each bottle. To all e say, have hone, have hope! 'try tne Medicine:: lie warned In secron": And neglect not tbat cough ubich Is dally weakening your coottitution , irritating ,.ur tsrunt ana mugs, and invitinc on mat ilren.l disease, Consumption, when .imoolhtnganri healing a rem edy can Be uli.aln.3a as Itoge s Srupof Liverwort and 1 r. Uewarc of Counterleitsnuil base Imitations. The genuine artiste is signed Audr,.- holers, on ths engraved wrapper aronna eaca Dome. r'rice, Ono Dollar per Dottle, or six Pottles for Five Dol lars, hold wholesale aad reiail by BCOVIL & MEAD. Ill Chat ires St. bet. Conti ami St. Louis N. o.. Solo Agent rurtne ouinern Mates, unnnomaii oraers anu applications lor Agencies must be addressed, hold also by Cwin Brothers, Berry A Demovilc. A. K Hoseoe, Thop. w ells, ana o. w. uesuditnott, Aasnvme. ienn,ami by all other Lruzislsthrou;ri tbe btale. Janl2 d&iriwly. JEW DAVID. OK HIBBEVT PLASTE11 THE Great Remedy lor Hlieumatlsm, Gout. Pain In the Side, Hip, Ujct, Limbs and Joints; Scrotals, King's Evil, White Swelling, Hard Tumors, stiff Joints, and all di ed pains whatever. " Where this l'lister Is app!iedpain cannot exist. It has been bern-Sci&i in cuu.m weakue,, such as Pain and Weakness in the Momach, Weak L.mUs, Lameness,Af fecticn of trie LitnH in their primary nuges. It destroys In carnation by fiorf-ira'toii. James L Boyd, ricli.-r.ii d.trict, hnath Carolina, testiges that, by its usenlone he was cured f UhenrsatKm in both of bis Ln-is.of sevrral earsstaudiii. The following ws banded us by a ri-npeclablo Physician in Georcia: Metsrs. Scovil it Mead Gent: I have beta using yonr Liverwort and Tar Hebrew Planer very extensively in my practice for three years past, and it is with pleasure tbatl state my belief in their superiority overall other articles, with which I am acquainted, tor the purposes lor which they are recommended- The Hebrew Plaster, especially, Uan universal penaeca for local pains. 1 have aUolound it a most excellent application for Sprains and Bruises. It elves uni versal talisLction wherever uted. Stl OSLl.V.M D. Knoxvllle, Oa., March 4th, 18:2. Or lien are of Counterteitsand Lae Imitations. The genuine will in future have the signature of E. Tay lor on the steel plate engraved ou tl.e label ou tbetopofeacb box. Purchasers are advidieJ tbat a mean counterfeit of this ar ticle is ia existence. The genuine Is sold byu, and by our agents appointed througn the Soutn, aud uo pedlar is allowed to sell It. Deal ers and Purthas-r" generally are cautioned against buying of any but our regular agents, otherwise the win be Imposed up. on by a worthies article. MJOVlL oc MEAD. Ill Ckartres street, Xew Orleans, Sole General Agents for the Southern Males, to whom all orders must invariably bo addressed. Sold also by Ewin Brothers, Berry k Demoville, A K Uoscoe Thomas Wells and G W llendernhott, Jiashville, Tcun., and by all other DruggUts thronah tho Stale. anlg-lyd'&.triw. TllU.lTUIS'N SAIjfc. BY" virtue cf the power and auihority iu me by virtue of a Deed ol Trust executed to me by David T. Mcllav ock to secure and make certain lha payment of certain notes specilied in said deed. 1 shall proceed, on the 15th day of March, A. D. ISM, at ths Court llouss door in Nash ville to expose bv public auction tor cash that portion of the tract of land on which David T. McGavock resides embraced in the folluw.ng boundanea: beginning at a stone, hrwin's south went and Jurxes C. Owen's south east corner on David T. McCavook's north boundary line, runs north 6i degrees, east 71 pole to a stone, Erwm'sotber corner Noith seventeen degrees, W. f.'2 poles passing a stake IS poles from low water mark in the Cumberland river, thence np said nrer, north bi degrees E. 44 poles to tour blaci gums, thence S. 21 degrees, east with the late II. Mctiav.ick's line twob indrcd ind sixty-nine poles, thence . a'J degs , west jo poles to a stake on the west ern margin ot auuiraer street extended, thence south 5ii degrees east one hundred poles to nstakr; at the turn ot the street, then S j4 degrees e-at one hundred and eighty seven and three-quarter poles to a stake in tbe northern margin ot'Monroe street, thence south fifty-six degrees, west ninety-two poles to a sione with the northern margin of said in ths western margin of McLemore street ex tended, thence South 83 degrees cast thirty poles in the northern margin of Madisou ttrttt, then south sixty-six and a halt, west with the northern margin of said stieet one hundred aud tour and oue half poles to a stake, thence north 44 degrees wet ninety-eix und one-half poles tot stake near the diaw-bars, thence south lilly-three degrees, west one hundred and lb rty-eicht poles to a stake in lice- ley's east boundary line, thence with said Use north 6 degrees, west nitety seven poles to a pin oak, thence north 64 degrees, east one and a quarter poles to a stake, thence nor lit twenty six degrees west onelundred and tb.irty.oine poles to a stake tnttde ol litwlev 'a fence, thence north stx-ty-six and one quarter degreed, east one hundred and eighty eight anu one-lourth jolts to a btone, the place of heginnmg. containing oy survey six hundred and iifteen and n fourth acres, reserving therefrom live acres told to and occupied bv Hon. Wm. K. Turner. !Sile within usual hours. JAMLd WHITWOKTIJ, jitili td Trustee. taylor, nicxsox 6ivaTj-co7; (Successors to Dates, Taylor A Co.,) Manutacturers and Wholesale Dealers in XUS. 23 AM) 23 Ue.V STItBKr. NKW 10RK. i. flfl. SHOCK WAY, WHOLESALE DS&LES AND MAUTJFACXTJBEE OF Gentlemen's Clothing, No. 71, Public Square, NASHVILLE, TENN. TO COUATUY .UUUCIIAlVrs. "A I"y Stock ot Gentlemen's Kaady Mcde Clothing for the 1YJL Fail and Winter Trade is now complete, embracing every variety of stylo and labncto be found in the Eastern Markets. My business being strictlr and exclusively confined to the Manufacture and sale of Clothing, enables me to otfer greater inducements th a any otter Coue in the city, and should alone he suSiceot guarantee to all who purchase Iteady Made Clothing, that they can supply themselves with a much larger variety of style3 and assortment of sues, at a less price, by making their purchases direct from the Manufacturer. eept-tf It. II. HKOCKWAV. ItEilOVAL. THUILSTOX & BLHNaKD hare removed to So. IB Public Sounro. next door tn Calhoun's, where thev will be happy to show tbsir customers a first rate stock of Dry Goods, consisting r.l Mack, Brown, and Blue Prncd Cloths; Black and Fancy O-ssimeres; Vesting, CMores, j Hosiery, Cravats, Handkerchiefs, 4c., Ac. , TIIUHSTOJf Ac lJEittf AKD, ixo. 1G l'ulillc .Square, (Noxt door to Calhoun's.) WE now have on band a beautiful stock ef French and English Mennts, Plain Plaid and Ambie shaded all wool DeLaines, Bombazines, CYfbmerm, Mi.ii ches'er DeLsmes; Plaid, Bed, tllow and White Flannels, nil qualities. Also, a complete stock ot Staple Goods, Servants' Goods of all kinds, to which we invite the atten tion of all CASII baysrs, as we can give good bargaitix. sept28 tf OVElt M11UC4 ANU COlt It ui,lis Aiaigj supply constantly oa bind. JOHX BAMAGE. dsoS) 41 Collect stieet. NEW PUBLICATIONS. Prcscott's Philip II. WSl. T. BERRY & CO., Hare Just received HISTORY OF THE REIGK OF PHILIP II. Dy Wil- tun H. Pbiscott. With Portrait, Maps, Plates, Ac 2 vols. Octavo. The reiga of Philip the Second Embracing the last half of tho sixteenth century, is one of the most important as well as interesting portions of moclern history. It is necessary to glance only at tcmo ot the principal events. The War ot tne Jietherlands the model, to say, of our own glorious wariofthe Revolution; the siege of Malta, and its memorable delence by the Knights of St. John; the brilliant career of Don John of Austria, the hero of Lepanto; the Quixotic adventure of Don Sebastian of Portugal; the conquest of that kindom by the Duke of Alba; Philip's union with Mary of Ecg.and, and his wars with Elizabeth, with tbe story of tbe invincible Armada, the Icqutsition. with its train of woes; ihe n tellion of tbe Moriscos, and the cruel manner in whlcn it was avenged these form some ot the prominent topics in the lore ground of the picture, which presents a crowd of subor dinate details of great interest in regard to the character and court ot Philip, and to the insitiutions of bpoin then in the palmy days of her prosperity. The mater iaU tor this vast theme were to be gathered from every part of Europe; and tbe author has tor many years been collecting them trom the trchiits of Simancas, in particular, until very lately closed against even the native historian, baa betn open to his researches; and his collection has been further enriched by MSS. from so ire of the principal hous.s in Spain, tbe descend ants of the grea men of tbe sixteenth century. Such a collection rt original documents ho-s never before been made for tae illustration ot this period. ALSO, New and Uniform editions of Mr. Pesscoti's pre vious Works: CO.NQUEST OF MEXICO. 8 vols. COSQOEST OF PEUD. 3 vols. KERDLN'AND AMD ISABELLA. S vols. M ISCELLAN EO PS. 1vol. sriaEXDlD GIFT BOOK. Ihe Most Complete Gallery of American Authors Ever Published. The Knickerbocker Gallery. A MIBCELLANV OF LIl'LUATURE AND ART. In one splendid octavo volume, coroprirng origia&nitera ry contnbutions by the uicst eminent American Authors, with 4S portraits on steel, taken lrom original pictures. A complimanUry tribute to Lewis Gaylord Clark, Esq., for over twenty-one years editor cf tue Knickerbocker Magazine a new edition cf the OALLLKY is now ready. Jo book ban been published in America which commends itself more to every one who feels an interest m the liters, ture cf our countrv. It is a pleasure to Icok upon the fea tures of thore who' bate deiigii'edtud chatmea us. and no person can open this volume without being greeted by the tace-sof some in whose writing they bava been more or less interested Tbe volume cunuina portraits of Irving, Kryant, llalleck. Longfellow U,.lmts-, Mitchell, Willis, Morns, Curtis L'ayard Tnylor.Kimball. Sasltoo, Ac. sxTEACra mon j;gtk.s ir ihk rnz-ti. (From liarpet'j Magi ne.J The attractiveness cf the vork is greatly enhanced by the number and variety ol portrai-s wuh which it is embellish ed, tormirgan extensive gallery otAmeiican Anthers. (From ihe 15o on Atlas. It w ur.surpassed by anything tbatiusevtr been issued from the American press. (From the i'enn , Inqoirer, PhiU ) The literarr contents are highly creditable to the gentle man contributing, and ae each anicle is accompanied by a steel ecgTaved likeness ot the writer, it may be beyond question, pronounced the best I'onrsit Gallery of Ameri can authors which has ever appeared (From tbe New VorK Daily Tribune.) A volume so unique in iio concey'tion and n expensive initsillu.trations deserves comp'ete ntccess. (From tka Burlington tentio!, Vt.) The aiost brilliant American LcA cf the reason. (From ihe iw Orleans ricajuno ) The valueof this book to the American reader is htyond estimate- The price demanded lor it is very far below its worth. (From tbe New York Commercial Advertiser.) This '.allery of Amertcin AmhoiR fhotild rind a con spicuous place in the library f every American who has encugb patriotism and retinemeut of taste to take pride ia the nation's literature, lor rale bv jin.- V. . V. BERRY & CO. Bxecistor's Bale. UO IKON HOKIC NKtJUOKS, fr'OKGEJIEN, FlKNACEJIKN. COLLIERS ASD -MECHANICS OF ALL KINDS, To be Sold at Public Auction, rpHE I'ndersicced Executors of Montgomery Bell, de X ceased, will offer tor ale at Public Auction, at Valley Forge,iu Dickson eounrv, Tennessee, Wrse miles South Eastof Charljtte. comrrer.cing.,n TL'UnD.VY, I9T1I DAY OF FEItltt AliY, 1850, ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY' NEGROLa, cosiMing f HEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN; manyof them stilled tn every depart ment cf the Iron Business, Fnrgemeu, Keepers, Fillers. Founders, Moulders, Cn!!;er3. B.acksmiths, Engineers and Waggoners, and the tnsjonty of the Women cud Children exeedent held hands The said Slaves will be sMd on 12 ronnlhi credit, and in Families, a far rji practicable egro traders and non rcsidentsof the Sutteot" Tennessee, (except the legateesof the Teatore, who will be permitted to purchase and carry out of theSe.te)are prohibited by the Will lrom purchas ing any of said Slaves. Zif Bonds with undoubted eecurity, payable at the Bank of Tennessee at Nashville, will in every cesete re quired before delivery. WM. E. WATKLNS, O. V. McROBERTS, JAS. L. BELL, jaO Id Exe'trs of M.Bell, dee'd. Dr, T. OFFERS HIS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF NASHVILLE AND VICINITY", OFFICENO. 61 X. CHERRY STREET. jan9 lm NOTICE. rrUK business hitherto conducted bv the subscribers un JL dr the Finn of fNOW, MACKE.NZ L A CO , will be hereafter carried on by thee under the firm and style of Alacfienzic & Wilson ALL persons indabied to tbe lato Firm are requested to pay up without delay, aa longer indulgence cannot be given. ALI-X MACKENZIE. Nashvnie.Jan.JUSJ J. W. WILSON. MacSCssssie &. Wilson, 4 RE making arrangements to extend the Manufacture j. of their vronght Iron Stove, THE TENNE-SSEAN. The popularStovecf tbe fenthand South west Jgf" Orders compelled to lay over, can now be speedilv filled. ROOFING GUTTERING: rpHE cuter door work, comprising ail the Tin and Copper X work connected with dwelling nous, s, publio build ings, ia, is placed under tbe entire suprnntendance of Mr. W. W. JONES, lateot Louisville. Hy this arrangement all work of the above description entrusted to us, will be finiUieiaswcll as it can be done in the Easter n Cities, and at the lowest jtti ble rates. TinorCepper Rools are warranted for fivejears, to be perfectly water t-ght; we refpecfully refer to t. e rcof on tbe First Presbyterian Church, one f the largest roofs in tbe City, which has not leaked a single drop since it was put on a Juct Hnpr'cultnt din t!.t annals of Jlnrfina tn TIN WARE. OUU TIN WARE is made by the boM mechanics that can be found, aad cf th best and heaviest material. tAMIflUS. TUE best Pittsburgh Hastings, alwsys on band at lowest prices. U.13I utu.i muiu, WE bare on band at all times a larger stock of both Conkinir nod lleatinc-Stoves than anr other hotl'e in the citv, and ore determined not to be undersold. GRATES. WE have on hand a large slick of Drawing Room, Par lor ad Ufticc Urates, lrom ail the best manufactures East end West HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS. OUR assortment is varied ana comprises many articles, essential to House Keepers all lor tale at very low prices for Ca!i or to punctual customers. All work entrusted to us will be executed with prompti tcdiaxd nisPAtcn, and we boe to receive share o: pub lic patronage. jinS MACKENZIE A WILSON. Head This. I HAVE foresleteveral good NhGhOES, amorgthem two good PLOW-UOYs, an extmSEAMSTilESS, WASHER AND IKON Lit. A.so.tuai No. I COOK, WASHEK, 4c, VINA, gnarautesd to tut ornosale. Call immediately. REES W. PORTER, jsfi tf Of lice of the Scwnmiee .Mining Conipnny, No. 20 1-2 UroudWay. ."V. V. Jan. 4, 30. THE annual mectiog of the Stockholder! of th'S Com pany will be held at this office r.n Wid.ixso.it. tbn 16:h day of January, at oue o'elock, I M , fir th election of a Board of D rectors tor the ensuing jear, and tbe trans action of other business. janS-lot HENRY WARD BARNES. Sc. FA JULY G..OCEKY. I HAVE in store and :ur sale low lor cesb, the follow ing articles: Extra Family Flour, warranted the very test. Sugar Brown, Cruehed. Loaf rved Pulverised. Coffee Java, Lsguyra nnd hio Preserves, Jellies and Jams, tf all kind. auces, Catsups, Pickles, Oyster), Spices and rish. I'ia Fruits, Peaches, Cherries, and Strawbtrriee. Fresh Tomatoes, ond all other articles strictly jor family us). Warranted the very bet qualitv. jn4'K5 J. Y. HAWKINS S Union street. TKU.VP SAL.E Oh' OKV .UUUUs. MESSRS. I'LUMMER A CO. having execBied n deed . of trust to the undcrngned conveying their entire stock of Goods, tbe ssme will be sold out on the rrost ret s onsblo terma, for cash, at theirold stand. No. 14 Public Square, fora sh irt iim. l'ertnra indebted to said firm aro rr q"ue?td to come for ward and makepavmtnt immediately, cr their accounts will be p'aied in the hands of an c thcer, as tba seccunts, notes, Aa, aro alsi ctn ligced. . The books and accounts cf said firm are open far the in spection or creditors. JUH.N C. FERGU.-ON. jd34-tt Trustee. DIVIDEND NOTICE, UNION BANK OF TENNESSEE, J Stshvil.'e, January 8, 1856. j DIVIDEND efflve dollars a thare, out of theprofita A 0fthe last six neaths, has this cay been declarsdby o'oFBoard. J.' OOUOSX. jau9 t Csstfcr. Nashville Race Course, GREAT SALE OF PROPERTY. ON THURSDAY', the Hth February next, on thprc. ises. we will sell the tract of Land known as tl.9 NASHVILLE EACE COURSE, sitasted about one mile below the city ofNashville, on Cumberland hirer, "ha tract of land contains 223 acr;s and trill be divided up into Lots of from 5 to 10 acre each, exceptions 5 and S. Lat No. 5 include: the Race Coarse and all the Building, and will contain about Stl acres. Lot No. 6 is the lot oppof.i.e, and willcontain about 40 acres. These two lots purchased together wonld afford for the Race Course ample space U r Slock Lots. Stable Room, Ae. Plats of the ground, containing the ssb-dlvlsions, will be ready In a lew dvys. The whole of this ground Is admirably adapted far Mar ket Gardens, small 1 arms. Ac. THE OLD NASHVILLE EACE COTJBSS is cempria ed within the limits of Lot No 5 and can be made one jf the most profitable Tracks in the Union. THE LOWES ISLAND, divided Into two or more?ar tions, wdl be oS'ered lor sole it the same time. This Island is well known for ita valuable Sand, CrsTe!, Aa, and is equal to a CahTeraia Gold Mice. A Una incoms can be mode offof it by any one who would eiva it proper attention. J sir TiKits or Sals. Ten per cent of the purahose money will be required to be paid in cash, the balance on a cred.t ofl, 2, 3 and 4 years for notes payable in Bank, bearing interest from date. Good personal security will be ra quired on the two first notes and a liaa retained for lb- payment of all. L1NDSLEV CROCKETT, F H. Gtascocr, Auctioneer. 88 College street. N. IL The whole property would be sold privately -Those wishing to purchase the whole will please arpiy Thomas G. Pointer, Esq , at Wayce3 boro, Tennessee, or by letter directed to our care. janlO-td B FA G VAliUAHLE NEGROES FOR SALE. BY virtue of a decree ot ths County Court of Davidson County, rendered at the January term, 1S66, 1 wiil otter for sale, to the highest bidder, at the Court House in Nashville, on Saturday, Sd day of February next, ths fol lowing negroes, to wit : Felix, about 3 Tears old, Angelme, ' 82 ' Sarah, " 17 " Emma, infant child of Sarah, 6 months lid, Willy, about It year old. Jack, jr., 18 " Isaac, " 11 " Jack, sr, " 12 ' " Clinton, 26 Ilnlds, ai " Sstd negroes belong to the estate cf Robert G. Xlcbtiscn dec'd.ana are .-old lor distribution. Tims. Said negroes will be sold oa a credit cf 12 months; notes with good security required. janlt td F. K. CHEaTHAM, Clerk, Ac laANO AN II NEGROES I'OK SALE. BY virtue of a decree of the Count v Court ot Davidson county, tendered at thejanuary'term, ISStJ, I willor fer for safe on the premises, en Ttursdav, 21st day of Feb ruary next, a tract of land lying on the watersof Sou'a Harpeth. partly in Davidson county and partly in William son, containing about 47S acres and about Si mtlis I reel Nashville, the same beingthe tract if land owned byTn-s. Alexander, deceased, and upon which h lived up'to the time of bis death. I will also sell tt ihe same time and place, the follcwisg negroes, belonging to the estateof said Alexander, to wr.. Nathan, Nelson, Frank, Willis, Reuben, Boiling-, Sam, John, Chailotte, Caty, Ceely, and four other infant slave. TERMS OFSALt: The land will be sold upon ucred.t of one and twoy ears, notes with good security and a I:sn lebtined for the payment of the purchase money. Thenegreos will be sold upon a credit of 12 'months, ex cent one, which wili be sold tor cash. jnll F. R. CHEATHAM. Clert:, Sc ' NEGROES FOR SALE, BV virtue of a decree otthe County Court cf DaviJics County, rendered at the January term ISM, I wJl oiler for sale at the Court Ucuse in Nashville, on Sa urdsv. 2d day of February next, to the bigntst bidder, oa a era-it of six months, thetollowtng negrucs, belongts;to intes tate ot John C. Price, dee'o, to wtt . Phillip, about thirty yiars ot age, Henry S3 " German, " 75 ' " Notes with good security will be required. janll td F. R. CA&AfHAM. Claik. THE SEW YORK Musical Hcview and GAZETTE C40MMKNCIS iu Seventh l car, and a New Voiune, in Jancary, lize. In calling, oiUntlon to the Renew, its publishers celiere they can present to the public more sutifactory tvidecee of iu excellence as n-uucal journal than is afforded m its constantly increasing sec cee. It has now about three times as large a circulates as any othermusical periodical in the world. 1 a reccip:: from subscribers during the last six mo-ths have beea mora than double those tor the corresponding period cf lis year previous. By such riittenrg marks ct approval lis publishers ore incited to increased enhrtriv and exer tiontoodd to the excellence cf the Review. Prizes amour : ing to three hundred dollars were recently offered by 1:3 fur songs for Us pages. Of the vast number rent i u compete tor these pntes, the test were (elected by a cos. peteut committee, and ore now in course puhiic&ticn in tbe Review. When their publication is curspltted, t-.a subscribers to tbe Review will decide by ball.t which shai. receive the priies. Besides a large amount of reading natter. iccludi:g regular correspondence from the leacisgeiues in the w.r c, each number contains reveral pages of new nnae. A se ries of articles oa Mnsie Teaching, by Dr. Lowell Msass, is new in progress of publieation. Another, by Geo F. Root, Esq., on Cultivation ct the Voice, ocl Train.::, Ac, will beccmaceaced in Ihe beginning of the new ti,.. ume, as well as one by Wm B. Bradbury, Erq , on th" t- irovemest cf Church Music. The Naw Vosc Mc izn txvisw and Gaziitk is published fortnightly, at one dol lar per annum, or six copies for five dollars, payafc ia advance. Specimen copies lent gratultcu-Iy. MaSON ilKtTuER3, janll tf New Tori DESIRABLE INVESTMENT. YT7'E ofTer tor sale on most liberal terms, a number V vacant lots (most beautiful building lots in tag City, in Edgefield, West Nashville, Hardin . and Hamlin's Additions, which will pay handsome profits and no inv take. Apply to J. L. A R. W. BROWN, jsnlo lm a Cherry t. WELCKER'S ADDITION, TO WEST NASHVILLE WE oiler for sale about 100 lots in tne abovs AdJ' tion, fronting 100 feet each on Middle FracxL Pike end Welcker avenue, and running back 0 feet to 16 feet allies The above lots are most desirable suburbia residence sites, and will be sold publicly in a short if not disposed of at private sale, J. L. A R. W. BROWN janlO lm 41i Cherry st DISSOLUTION. r"pUE co-partnership heretofore existing i under ths noes I andstvlaofJ.il. damn A Co.. was dissolved bv mutual e jus nL J. M. Hooper having stld out his interest in slid firm to J. H. Cullum, who will contiiwe tbj be einess at tbe old stand and is alone authorised to mik settlement for the business. J. M. HOOPER. janio lm J. H CULLUM, rsOTlCE. HAVING suggested the insolvency of tlw estaU of William Elliott, deceased, I hereby notify alt per eons having claims aga-nst said estate to his tnera with tlia Clerk of the County Court of Hardin county, TeBnesse, authenticated as the law directs, on or before the 1st dy of April next, 136, ortheywill be forever barred. dec31 Itw THOri. W. P01NDEXTEC. Admr WASTED a situation ti salesman either to a Oru eery. Dry Good or Hardware store. He U willing to invest with his employer several thoosond dollar, nod In is capable to make himself useful la any branch ot busines. Salary no object. The best ol reference can be given. Address j inlO 21 J. A Nashville I-.D FREJIIU.1I .LETTER 1'Al'EK. ONE HUNDRED Reams of Owen A Uurlbert's Extra Superfine Bine and White Prsmium Letter Paper. This Paper is certainly superior to any tn&de in America. Ono Hundred Reams this day receive-1 br janS HAGAN A BRO. NEtv books. The Blind Girl of Witteraberg. alifa picture of th-tio;- of Luthar and the Reformation, from tbe German. By J G Morris, Pastor of ths first Lutheran Church, Baltimore 1 VOl lZtBO. Rose Clark, by Fanny Fern. Another supply. Widow Bedott Papers. Anothersupply. Scesesln tbe Practice of a New York Surgfc-w. The Hidden Pa'h. Hy Miss Harland, ember of 'Akwa.' Mimic Life, or Before and Behind the Curtain. By Mrs Mowatt, auth r of 'Autibiography cf an Actress.' 1 vol 12 mo. Good Time Coming: a Tale hy T S Arthur. With others, just received by jan3 HAGAN & BRO COLORED COVER I'AI'EK. TEN reams superior cover paper jusi received bv HAGAN A BRO ATTENTION TO STOCKHOLDER. QTOCKHOLDERS in lbs City Bui.ding and Loan Assn. O ciationare notified tba. I will bs prepared to reeetre theircallsonand -fter Monday tb 7th test at ths Protec tion Insurance Oflics. Market street. James Johnson Esq., will also rccive payment at JoUi son A Weaver's Warehouse. 8AM UEL Bt. W , jaS tf Treasure- JAS. B. KCAIGlI.AiD9 DEALER IN II ARD WARE AND CUTLERY, No 29. 1'ublle Fqnsre . Nashville. TO enable ms to sell goods at low price, trom this da: all seccunts forsundnes purchased on credit shall b considtred due when tbe articles are cisiivercd and pay aenli will be expected when the accounts aro presatt janll d&eoly. jlAKGAlN IN A 1)H EI.L1M;. A NEAT frame dwelling with three or fiwr rocns. on the cornerof McN'airy and Demumbrace streets .i. West Nashville frcntirg :0y feet on Lemumbrane sir.-t end 165 front on McNauy street- Apply immediately to J. L. k It. W. BROWN, jsall 10t Cherry tt. " Di.vulu i ion of PARi.iti:sHip; ON account of tbe death of Mr. fc. L. I'avis, tr.e firmcf E L. Davis A Co., U dissolved. The Luiaeu ot lis, turn will be setded by JAS. II. KENDRICK, survivii; PaTdEbAS FITTING BUSINESS will bj continued In all its branches, and those wishing their work well drxo, and at reasonable prices, caa be accommodated bv call.r, atthe ofllce of the Nashville Gas Light Companv." Chrry street. JAS. H. &EDRICi. janll lis ONE HU.-MDRED DOLLARS REWARD. RANAWAY from the subscriber, in Bedford ei-acty oa the 18th inst., a negro boy, named TOIL H is 22 years old, weighs 180 pounds, about 5 feet 10 inches b'h; a black negro; wears his hair plaited; a good rous seance and good scholar. Us signs his nam Tom Wadl-tgb, and Is probably tasking his wav to a frea State. I win pay a reward ot ONE HUNDRED DOLLAuS for his trust and confinement is jail, so that I can get him; doel5-dtriwAw. W. G. HIGHT,s!ielbytU, Trna. fSff" Louisville Courisr, copy two ws.es, mi scad, till totnUclSc. :isvj; a- Jit-xt; it-.