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BY F. C. DuTTCflNGTON & CO. OFFICE: CORNER CIIURCII AND CHEnUY STS, OPfOSITE THE TOST OFFICE. Tcrnw Bally, 814; WocUIy, 83. TIIimSn.1T, DECEMRER SI, im. TO POST MASTERS. In resuming the publication of the Uxios AS Amedican we contracted with the on nrm 01 .1. v. GmrnTniCo.,tofill out their unexpired tuo rinlionn to the extent of tic amount ttill due. But as many changes havo lioen effected since thc suspension oftbispkper in 1882, we arc com pelled to ask tlio various I'ost Masters at whose offices the Cmos asd Americas is received, to inform us promptly by mail what papers aro not taken out by reason of the awenco or death or tnc parties, or for other cause. Their rEOurr attextiox will greatly obliso us and will be received as a personal kindness. To ocr Feiesds is EDOKrir.LD.-Our itoute Arent, Mr. SATTERricLD, is about perfecting an arrancemcnt by which ho will be able, bright and early every morning, to place the Uxiox asd Auericax at tuc door of our numerous friends in that growinc and 'prosperous village. Thoeo who desire to receive the paper in this way will please make it known at our counting-room. THE PRESIDENT ASK CAI-S. THE RADI- Special despatches to tho Louisville Couri er speak of the message of the rrcsident, conveying the reports of Lieut. Gen. Grant and Maj. Gen Schurz, upon the condition of the Southern States, aa a bomb-slicll in the radical camp, and adds: Sumner unceremo niously bounced the report and the Admin istration. Revcrdy Johnson, Dixon and Doolittlc came to tho rescue. A lively de bate ensued. Major General Howard's 'report on the Kimc subject has been sent into the House. These reports aro all of the same tenor. They report the masses of the people of tho South as thoroughly cured of any occesxion proclivities, and ready to do everything that can be honorably and honestly required of them to restore Bhcir States to the Union. Simultaneous with the presentation of these reports comes tho correspondence be tween the Secretary of Stato and the Gov ernor of Alabama, announcing the restora tion of that State to the Union. In addition comes the proclamation Elating that the anti- ulavcry constitutional amendment has been adopted by three-fourths of the Statci, in cluding, to make up the requisite number, the States of Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, South Carolina, Alabama, Geor gia, and North Carolina. Thin eight of tlip ro-callcd nbcl State arc necessarily recog i'iz: 1 as Suites in the Union in order to prfect the adoption of the constitutional .-.-.-rlm.'nt, and the onus is thrown upon t r . l.rjl . of doing all that has been done, r . 1 ! 'arlng that the amendment is not .r,i. rated in tho Constitution, if lliey :l t rroiiiwj the legal or loyal existence rf the lately iniHirgent States. Tlic I'rc-ident lias evidently accepted the chalk ne given by Tliad. Stevens in the JIsu-o, and Sunnier in tho Senate, and ha, in the estimation of all partios, trumped their trick. He Iiai furnished to tho Cau cus Committee of fifteen, ready made reports on the condition of tho Southern States, which they cannot, dare not, and will not controvert. He has provided fur them the testimony of eye and car witnesses of all grades from the highest military to the highest civil reputation, testimony which is not to lie impeached, and within twenty four hours after the radical batteries were ojtcned ujh)ii him and his policy, lie lias completely ttilenced them by a coup de mnin that wai not dreamed of in their philosophy He n marching straight forward on his pro gramme turning neither to the right or left It ii admitted this evening, even, among the Itepublicans, that he won the day, and will continue to win to the end. A very ro-pcctablo number ol prominent Republican Senators and members of Con j;rcrjt have already openly announced their iidhcxiou to the President's policy and party and it is estimated that by the lM, of Feb ruary next Stevens and Sumner will be left quiet, "alone in their glory." M'ASIIIXUTOX SnWS. Senator Sumner was to have spoken on Monday, on the reconstruction policy of the President. Wc shall have a report of what ho had to say in a few days. Dispatches from Washington state that President Johnson has recently declared that ho would under no circumstances bo a can didato forrc-clection. Another widely quoted declaration of his is to the effect that in se lecting a successor to Preston King, he does not mean to loo sight of tho essential, that tho new Collector shall Ihs devoted to the Administration. This is the day set apart by the Corpora tion, to express nn opinion on tho extension of the right of suffrage in the DUtrict of Co lumbia. Chauncey M. Depcw, Secretary of State of New York, has declined the position of Minister to Japan, to which he was some time ago apiointed by tho President. Gen. Logan has declined the Mexican mis mon, Rays a dispatch to a Philadelphia paper. His reasons arc not mado public, but it is said that he docs not like tho policy which is to lie pursued by the Government. Tho joint ppcci.il committee of the two houses of Congress on the death of Presi dent Lincoln, held a meeting on the Kith. It is understood that they will, probably, re port in favor of memorial services in Feb ruary, with the Hon. H M. Stanton as ora tor for the occasion. Mr. Itingham has prepared tho draft of an imiKrt.uit amendment to tho Constitution, repealing the 5th pection of that instrument, which prohibits a tax on exports. The vMithern Congressional delegates have g:"" 'A returned home, except thoo from 1 -jc and Virginia. ll'.-u-e Committee on Foreign Rcla ' i lid, will take strong grounds on 4 "! u qiufetion. The Senate Com in re txMHorvttttvo. j i ' i debt f the AVar Dcpurt- , ' ir.-r thmn lias Iteen Hippoed. iv that three hundred millions must V :.i t V i'niv the oloe of the present fiscal ( n u Li to Clark of the Currency Iln reauhn divided that Mies cannot net as di rect rs of IN jtiowl Ranks, as the laws do not n. ionize them as citiiens. Ixa M' i 'ii, says a AVashington rin, a the Tnintce delegation has been admitted to the floor of the IImim, the delegations from Virginia and IxMiiftiann are now ur ging that they too should be admitted to the Rime privilege. Iherc are certainly lour, and crhap five, of the Virginia delegation who can subscribe to the test oath. It is said that the Kmpcror Napoleon has addrced n letter direct to the Secreta ry o tatc, asking our Government to ro c urnixc the empire of Maximilliau as the i tf.rnmint de facte. T'io Secretory of State is engaged in preparing his reply. Tun Ixuulon jiapers of the 2nd inst., con tain a dispatch from Mr. Soward, intended to be a general acknowledgment of the many addresses o condolence which were forwarded from Groat Uritain to President Johnson on tho occasion of the assassina loa of Mr. Lincoln. Advices from Ottawa, Canada, says another delegation will leave that city for Washington to urge the renewal of the Re ciprocity Treaty. A commissioner has been appointed on behalf of tho Canadian Gov- ! emment, to endeavor to facilitate direct trade between the Provinces and the coun try along the Mediterranean. Hon. W. II. IToorEit, Congressional del egate from Utah, is on the way to Washing ton. He will ak the passage of an act ad mitting Utah as a State into the Union. A INoirrii Carolina delegation is In Wash ington, asking the President to annul the revenue law pxsed by the State Convention in October last. The next great radical measure, designed to maintain partizan mpremacy, will be the amendment of the Constitution, so that re presentation shall no longer be based upon populations as now provided, but upon voters recognized as such 'by the laws of each State. The " Committee on Commerce " of the national House of Representatives has been instructed to inquire "what legislation, if any, is necessary for the safety and protec tion of persons travelling upon railroads in the United Stales, and to report by bill or otherwise." Conrtrcrioy. The article copied Into our columns yesterday, under the heading "spirit of the Radical press," and ascribed to the Chicago Times, was from the Chicago Repub lican. POLITICAL CIIAKLATAXN. The meanest and most despicable charac ter of any ago is tho politcal charlatan, tho man who trifles with tho lives, liberty and honor of a people. This character of persons is common to no time nor country. Their evil deeds arc recorded in tho history of every nation ; and wc regret to say that nei ther their number nor their effrontery seem to have diminished with the enlightenment of the times and the improvement in politi cal institutions. Nowhere do they appear to flourish better than in tho United States. Take for example the case of Bcnj. F. Jlut- ler, of infamous notoriety, and of Daniel. S. Dickinson, of fame scarcely less enviable. With the former wc co-operated in the mem orable National Democratic Convention which assembled at Ualtimoro in 18C0, to nominate candidates for tho Presidency and Vice Presidency. From tho latter wc took counsel, and were-influenced in our action in that lwdy by his base hypocrisy. Butler wc well remember as the active and noisy dele gate from Massachusetts. The Southern and Northern members of a great national party were divided upon issues which involved tho peace of the country. Upon tho har mony of that Convention we might say hung the issue of union or disunion. The ex treme men of the North and the extreme men of the South, were at work to des troy the nationality of that party, and precipitate the results that so rapidly followed. There were not wanting con' scrvativc men in that Couvcntion, wh earnestly desired and earnestly labored to preserve its national tone and secure tho harmony of that great party, which had so long administered the affairs of goveanment, Tho Delegates from Virginia, Maryland Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and many from other Southern States, labored earnest ly to this end. Rem. F. Butler was not of their number. Ho enconratred the division which resulted in the organization of two sepcrate Conventions, the one nominating Stiu-iien A. Douoi.as, the other John C, Bur'icicninoR No less active to the same end was Daniel F. Dickinson, a hungry ox- pedant himself for the nomination. Thougl not personally present, he sanctioned and encouraged, by telegraphic dispatches, whicl were privately circulated by his friends, the disintegration that was taking place, and contributed to inflame the Southern preju dice, by a ready recognition of the unjus demands which a dominant sectional major ity were making of them. AVith such cx amples from Northern men, the delegates from the South felt sustained in their con victions and encouraged in a policy, about which, otherwise, they might have faltered Upon the separation of that Convention, and the organization of that wing of it which subsequently assembled in the Maryland In stitute, the result of whose deliberations was the nomination of Mr. Breckinridge, there sat Bcnj. F. Butler, claiming to represent the Democracy of Massachusetts. Pretend ingto recognize the injustice which the see tionalism of the North was seeking to im pose upon the South, he essayed to present tho sublime spcctaclo of a man who was wil ling to make every sacrifice of personal ad vancement rather than give way to a spirit of injustice and oppression. He went far ther than tho farthest. The delegates from Tennessee and other States, in their anxiety to avoid even tho appearance of sec tionalism, favored the nomination of a Nortl cm man, and to that end cast their votes for Daniel S. Dickinson. This was in admira ble harmony with the policy of Dickinson, but lt.did not answer the purposes of Butler, He would have no concessions make no compromises. AY hen the name of Mr. Breck inridge was presented, as a Southern man who was free from the extreme views of his section, it was not sufficiently Southern for Butler, lie would not lio comforted with anything short of tho nomination of Jefi'EIisox Davis, of Mississippi. But more moderate counsels prevailed and Mr. Breck inridge was nominated. As the South was satisfied of course Butler liecamc satisfied, as it was the wrongs of the South that ho de sired to bo regarded as tho special champion of. The sequel shows that if Mr. Brcckin ridge could havo lccn elected, and Butler could have reaped tho chief part of govern ment patronage that would have been given to New England, ho wculd have been still better satisfied ; and if that patronago could have continued a thousand years and he could have lived that long to enjoy It, he would have continued satisfied just that long, but not a day longer. But Mr. Breckinridge was not elected, and his zeal for tho South availed himnothing in the way of patronage, Daniel S. Dickinson was not nominated, and upon the incoming of tho new admiuistra tion, he, too, found himself out in the cold. What was patriotism worth to such men at such a time ? True it might havo ennobled their characters, but what is character to a New York or Massachusetts politician with out "pntroiin Re"? Patronage th tr wanted and imtronngo they must have They knew where it was to' bo obtained and there they wont. It was not sufficient for them to become the more supjKirters of the ad ministration in jwwer, and give their influence to the putting down of the re- Kllio n. They must rival Phillip and Sumner and the most bitter erecutors of the South. They wore not merely shock ed at the temerity of the Southern States in wanting to withdraw from tho Union, but they discovered that the people of thoe Slates were tho worst of traitors and the vilet of vandals. Language failed them. They could not construct sentences strong enough to give vent to thoir bitterness to wards us. No figure of speech was suffi ciently strong to blacken our reputation as they would havo it done. No penalty was severe enough to answer the demands of jtwttco. The singular sicctftcle presented by the course of these two mon, though disgusting, is not without a parallel. History presents many such. Nero was at one time a syco phant. Brutus was more plausible and lcsi vulgar. But there are not many instances ,b . . . . where such open knavery is countenanced or trusted by any party. Hence our surprise that they were not permitted to sink into their merited obscurity. Time will eventu ally assign them their proper position. But it is a matter of wonder and regret a sad commentarv upon American politics that charlatans so unscrupulous and so unblush- ing receive countenance from any party un der any circumstances. It lessons the incen tive even to that small measure of honesty which all people pretend to respect It low crs the standard of American statesmanship, the eonfidencc in institutions over which such characters are permitted to , ,. , , . . , exercise the slightest control. This train of reflection has been suggested by the recent movements of these gentle- mn tw', nr nt AVnshinrton. Each is striving to Keep upon tne wave oi popular ... . 1-1 7 lavor witn a pertinacity unsnah.en, uuu a effrontery unparalleled. A o should have c-Witv for weakness, and patience with bonPt renl however mLsdirected but no honest zeal, however misdirected, no one should give counicnancewKnaverjai.u meanness even though directed, in that line of public policy which they believe in liar- mony with the public weal. A itiinHii- A correspondent asks us: "What will thc Legislature do with the franchise ques tion?" He had lust as well have asked us what would be the thirty-third " Wonder of thc World." Wo ceased some time ago to prog- " iiuv i nosticatc what any single individual, or as- , , . T , -, . scmbly of men, would prouaoiy uo m tne future. "As I understand the question," lio doubt is entertained mat they will at an jt gcems to nle tj,;a i corrected by re he continues, " if this Legislature fail to do period be in a condition to resume all Karding every officer on duty with troops in 7 ,'w .t,n:r ,:n at the last their pitical relations wuh the Federal the Southern States as agents of the freetl anytlung further, their action at the last Governraent in that portion of the Union men,g bureau, and then lave all orders for session becomes a part of thc Constitution. iatciy in rebellion. The aspect of aflairs tIle ilcad of the bureau sent, through thc Wc do not understand it that way. We are more pr4mising than, in view of all the p03t commanders. This would create a re- have never thoucht it possible for a free and onir.ninnl to nlaco their t.rimarv hu - O I I i power and authority in any assembly or cabal of men, outside of a regularly authoriz- edeonv onvocationcspeclallyappointedforthecs- uuvowLiu.Lo-11. ; u uhment of organic law and for no other ...1. .U,nnn oil t.O rnnt tablishmcnt purpose whatever. Among all the recent innovations upon constitutional liberty, wo hope it has not come to tho point where a State Legislature shall fix constitutions and enact statutes a? a part of the organic law. A Constitution is a direct emanation from thc people, and permanent in its objects and character. A legislature and the statutes it may enact, arc temporary, and may he changed in any two years. Iu their bicn- ulal elections tho people have wisely re served thc right to change their legis- lators and their laws. Ly calling conven- tions and especially delegating the necessary ' . .i t .1 t, powers to inc same, change me oiiuiuuu. u.., y- gard of the underlying principles of Repub- lican institutions and constitutional provis- . . r .i .i.tr,,;,;,,,, f,t,, nf ions, is one of the distinguishing fuituics or tho times, and there is no one, not even themselves, who can cast the horoscope of the future for the present State Government fT .nn Wt nnlv bone it mav not be a horror-scope. ini:ci.uiix INVOLUTIONS. Mr. Price, of Iowa, offered in the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, a preamble and resolution in regard to the rcadmission of the Southern States and like questions, twhichjconcludes by a.sscrtmg as Its object, hc preclusion ''in all coming time" of rebel lion and revolution against the government. Such untoward occurences arc not to be prevented by legislative resolutions, or con stitutional amendments. Thc recent one was not caused by any defect in the constitution. The gentleman will have to effect a revolu tion in human nature, before he can " pre clude " such things "in all coming time." A clergyman, doubtless belonging to Mr. Price's political persuasion, on tho recent Thanksgiving day, commenced a prayer in these words: "Oh God! didst thou but know," &c, &c Perhaps if this gentleman could induce the Creator to listen to a com mittee of such divines, He might be persuaded to make alterations in poor un-puritanic hu man nature, that would bring about thc de sired preclusion. He knows very little, com pared to that sort of people, about the way things should be done. Tilt: iii i i:tti:xci:. The report of Lt. Gen. Grant, reccntly sent on a tour to a portion of the Southern States, to obtain information upon which the Government might act intelligently in thc matter of Stato restoration, was sent, in a message from the President to the Senate, a day or two since. We arc informed, that It gavo great umbrage to Mr. Sumner and other senators of his school. Tho former immcdiatclv rose and attacked it in a most violent manner. rious onslaught is to b The cause of this fu be found In tho fact, that Gen. Grant reports favorably to the early admission of the Southern States ; and doubtless gives suffici- . .i ... i r i cut reasons for this course o tho mind of every man, not besotted with fanaticism, or idcepcd in the bitter waters of a relentless sectional hate. .li-i i i.:ti .,.i Tho great soldier, by whose skill and prowess, more than by that of any other one man, the resisting States were forced to yield to tho power of thc general Government, 1 ,. .. .. .1 after personal investigation among the pco- pic of those States, man official paper, bear- ing the sanction of the civil head of tho Re- public, gives his opinion in favor of offering no further obstacles to their restoration to their due and rightful place as coequal States; and bears witness to the manly ac quiescence, on the part of this people, in the views and wishes of the Government, as heretofore announced by thc President ; and thc proper temper which animates them. The sagacity which enabled him to direct armies successfully, enables him to see the path by which his victories will accrue their full and true fruit the pacilication ot tne pountrv. The macrnanimitv of thc chivalric ..i i- t i.:.. r FOUllCr 1I1IUSC3 lis Bliuit uuu un nuno i ,. ... pending public aflairs. On the other hand, tho Senator from Mas- sachusctts, who may be good authority in scJiooImcnjanuwiio, prouau.y, nas in me . , i ii i ... .1 I pigeon-holes of his rwiioirc, a bill or reso- lution to remedvevcrv ill, real or imaginary, which States a're heir to; whose legislative . , . . . , . ., , ,. i crotchets arc constructed in the closet; and who knows practically of human nature anil its nflairs. scarcolv more than one would ex- oct from a rocontlv excavated and netrified . w 4 . who, ljsides, is tint subject of a certain form of insanity, and is generally a mean man, I with a heart brimming and bubbling with malice, and all uncharitablenos.s, thinks dif- feicntly. The malevolence of his nature prompts him to attack the report of General Grant, and anv other generous course toward the Southern people. Wc dislike to allude totlt, but he has cuticulnr reasons for doing so. This, however, is the difference between thc men. inr. worus nmironniiie iwuiaiian ' tnenn nrr- cily what tho wonl "newsary nd proper do in reunion 10 tne Hwer oi t-mgre to enlorce .i,...,,i.;,n.r.i. i' i ii,. -i. arc in thc Constitution now. ZHu'ri7r Journal. I mi . .11 . i .. I Then, great logician, tell us why it. was I noil wrmi inr.ii-mn in 11a in i ,r v.. I " necessary and projicr' to insert thc words "appropriafe legislation" in connection with thc new amendment. Ai.niir.T I'mi: informs tho Indian Bureau that manuscript copies of treaties made by thc Confederate govcrnmeut with tho various Indian tribes, wcro recently stolen from him on thc railroad near Ilichmond. The AVar Department has instructed Gen. Terry to in stitute a search for them. MeSSOKG of Presidcnf JollIlSODi KEPOB.T OF GEJT. OK.VXT. J The highly important documents which j follow, were sent to the" House on Tues- I day last. Thev will be read with very great interest throughout the country. To the Senale of tite United Stoles : In re ply to the resolution adopted by the Senate on the 12th, I have the honor to state that the rebellion waged by a portion ot me peo ple against the properly constituted authori ties of the government of the United States lias been sunnrcssed : that the United States arc in possession of every State in which the insurrection existed, and that as lar as could tLe of t,,e Unjed states have tern restored, postoflices re-established, and steps taken to put into effective operation the reve- nuc laws ot the country As the result of the measures instituted by thc Executive, . , . . ;n(ln(.:n resumr)tion of the I . - . . . functions of the htates comprehended in tne enquiry of the fcenate, the people m ortn Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Missis- f'M"' 1-0U16.,an1ai Arkansas and Tennessee have rcc0guizcj their respective State Gov- ernmcnts now yielding oocdience to tne laws and government oi tne united oiaias wun mora willingness and greater promptitude than under the circumstances could reason ably have been anticipated. The proposed amendment to the Constitu tion providing for the abolition of slavery fnrevpr irilliin tlm limits of the countrv has been ratified by each one of these "States with the exception of Mississippi, from which no official information has been re ceived, and in nearly all of them measures have been adopted, or arc now pending, to confer upon the freemen the privileges which arc essential to their comfort, protection and wur;t In Fior;da and Texas the people 1 - . . , , are restoring their btatc government, and circumstances could nave been expected. K;ance t0 the Government and to repair the devastations of war by a promjit and cheer- mi um i faith is entertained that thei? actions will conform to their professions, and that, in 1 l..l:.,,l,An,,n.nm.n. l, rVnstJ- acknowledging the supremacy ot the umsti- tution and thc laws ol United btates, their lovaltv will be uurfsorvedly Riven to the government whose leniency they cannot fail to appreciate, and whose fostenng care will soon restore them to a condition of prosperi- tv. It is true that in some of the States the demoralizing eflects of the war are, to be sure, occasionally disorderly, but these are local in character, not frequent in occur- rencc, and aro rapidly disappearing a3 tho authority of tho civil power is extended illlll DUSUXlllU. Perplexing questions were naturally to be CXpCctej from the great and sudden change jn the relations between the two races, but systems are gradually developing themselves under which the freedman will receive thc prolect;on lo wh;ch hc h justly enUtlcd( and bv means of his abor. make Inmselt a use- fld and independent member of the commu- miy m wmcu u ia nuum. the information in my possession, anu irom . j mo.t reliabic authority, I am induced to cherish the belief that personal animosity is surely ana rapiuiy merging lisen imo aspir- 1 11 naiioiiaiiiy, ;um q.imau, connected with a properly adjusted system oi taxation, win riiiu in a liuiiuuiiiuua ilts- toration of the relations of the States to the national Union. The report of Carl Schurz is herewith r l"1,!-! Rnliiii-7 ia lmrnii-itl, I transmitted as requested by the Senate. 2b report from the Hon. John Covode has been received by the President. Thc attention of the Senate is invited to thc accompanying report of Lieutenant Gen eral Grant, who recently made a tour of in spection through several ot the btates where the inhabitants participated in the rebel lion. ANDREW JOHNSOX. IIeadq'ks Army of United States. December 18, 1805. f To his Excellency, Andrew Johnson, President of the Uuilcd Males : Sir In replv to your note of the 15th inst.. rLHiuestiiijr a report from me giving such information as I may be possessed of coming within the scope of tho inquiries made bv the Senate ot the united states in their resolution of the 12th, 1 have the hon or to submit the lollowing, with your ap proval, and also that ot the honorable fcecre tarv of "War. I left AVashington Citv on thc 29th of last month for the purpose of making a tour of inspection throughout M)inc ol the Southern States lately in rebellion, and to see what changes were necessary Iu the disposition of thc country, how these lorces could be re duced and expenses curtailed, Ac, and to learn as far as possible thc feelings and in tentions of thc citizens or those States to ward the General GoTcrninent. The State of Virginia being so accessible to Washing ton and lnlormation lrom this quarter there fore so readily obtained, I hastened through thc State without conversing or meeting with its citizens. In Raleigh. Iforth Carolina, I spent one day, m.Liiiariesion, couin oarounn, two uays, in Savannah and Augusta, Georgia, 'each l . ly-., 1 . . O .1 "! If . 1 one day. J5ut in leaving and whilst Mopping I saw "much and conversed freely with the citizens of those States as well as with officers of tho army who have been stationed among them, lhe lollowing are the conclusions come to uy me : l am satisueu mat tnc mass of thinking men of the South accept Jl.c present situation of aflairs in good faith rpi nN ,fin-i winch have lntlierto divided thc eentiments of thc people of the two see- tions, are Slavery and State rights, or the right ol a Estate to bcccuc irom tnc union. iiiiiinev rcsrani aa utiviiiK uctu m-iuuu iut- " lh(Jfo hwt tribunal-that man can ra,or, t0 wa3 pleased to learn from the leading men whom 1 met, that they not only accept the decision arrived at as final, but now thc siuoko oi uaiuo nas ciearcu away, , . , Tptuct:nn. that this decision has been a fortunate one for the. whole country, they receiving a like benefit from it with those who opposed them in tho field and in the council. "' of wh;ch , w cxecutcd onlv at tho point of the bayonet throughout the States m rebellion, have left the people possibly in a condition not to .. i , , , i- , .t .... I in nuuuion iu inc jiunvo wo nave a general a. yield that ready obedience to civil authority SOrtiucnt of groceries, ull of which wcro bought T. . 11 II.. 1 I i .1. . ' .1 i . tlie American peojue nave generally Deen in the habit of yielding. This would render the presence of small garrisons throughout those States necessary unui such lime as la bor returns to its proper channel and civil authority is fully established. I did not meet auv one. either those holding places under the government or citizens ot the Southern States, who thought it practical to withdraw the military from the South at present. The white and the blade mutually rCqU;re the protection oj thc General Gov- eminent, There is such universal acquiescence in the nut horitv- ot t ie Ueiieral Uovernment ---- ----------, . throughout the portionsof the country visited , ? ., t the nlerc .)rcsKICe 0f a militarv fj without regard tonumbers, is sufficient to maintain order. 1 lie good ol tlic couiitry J IT 111! I IS. HWlfc lun,voi,vi,. ... ...w .1. V..ln.nn 1.1,1 lt lYIlcrC illCiU 111.111 iiwuuui. siiuuiu , , . Thc Teamm for his ar(J obvious. Without mentioning many of them, the presence of black troops, lately slaves, demoralizes labor, both by their advice and furnishing in their camps a resort for the frectlmen for ion, distances around tho country. Thc white troops generally excite no opposition, and therefore a small number f n mainLiin onlor in a given dis- tn (,pf'ml themselves. jt is not the thinking men who would do violence toward any class ol troops sent amonp; them by the General Government: . . P foo w, mic,lt bc imblleii w;th the idea that thc property of his late master should by right belong to turn, ,at l,a"no P:iion inmue coi orctl soldiers. There is danger of collision being brought on bv such causes. f- n1sir-ntinns lead mo to the conclu sion that the citizens of the Southern States are anxious to return to self-government within thc Union as soon as possible. That whilst reconstructing they want and require , . n. ,, ,!, urn i-ction from the Uovernment that tliey think is required bv the Government and 13 I . , , . l . . M::.Ana tl.t I not humiliating to'them as citizens, and that 11iT imini i ini nil. ill liil-iu ;l.s uu.um oiiu ui.i i ;r snoli a mtirM! was oointeu out incv wouiu mirsueitin good faith. It is to be regrtt- tml Hint there cannot be a greater comming ling at this time between thc citiiens of the two sections, and particularly wiui inose oi thc law-making power. I did not give the operations of thc Freedmen's Uureau tliat ntientinn l wouiu nave uonc u more muo hid hivn at mv disixsal. Cnnversations on thc sublcct with the ofli- ccrs connected with tho bureau led me to think tint ia some of thc Statcx its aflairs Ua;C not bccnnductcd wifh good judgnic and economv. and tlinbplipf;wid(lir surf and economy, and the belief is widely snrcad among the frcedraen in tho Southern States j that the lands of their former owners will, at least in part, be divided anontr them. This belief is seriously intcrfcrinc with the mi; . , willingness oi me ireeamcn to mane con tracts for the coming year in some form. The Freedmen's Bureau is anabsolute ne cessity until civil law is established and en forced, securing to the frccdmen their rights and full protection. At present, however, it is independent of me military estauiisiiment ot tnecountrr, ana seems to be co-operated with by the different agents of the bureau, according to their in dividual notions. Everywhere Gen. How- ; ard, the able head of the bnreau, made friends by the fair and just instruction and advice he gave, but the complaint in South Carolina was that when he, left, things went on as before. Many, perhaps the majority, of the agents of the Freedmen's Bureau ad- plan tlf froo1 m n flint liv linirnu-n intliiatrv .w. mct n-r,trt is.-" t n,; endeavor to secure employment for them. and to see that both contracting parties com- I Ml .,ir w;tjj tjiejr engagements, In some cases, I am sorry to sav, the freed- man.8 mind docs not Becm t0 disabused of the idea that the freedmen has the right to livc without or provil!;on for the future. xhc effect of the -ln thc division of and? ;s idiencsa and their accumulation in am?St towng Md cities In EUch j think it will be found that vice and disease will tend to the extermination of thc colored race. It cannot be expected that the opin ions, held by men In the South for years, can be changed in a day; and therefore the freed men require for a few years, not only laws to protect them, but thc fostering care of those who will give them good council, and upon which they can reyly. The freedmen's bureau beingseparated from the military establishment of the country re quires all tlieexpenseof a separate organiza . - i . i i r i. .i I 1 1 UJ1 , UIIU uuu lion ; one uocs not Know wiiui me inner is Aoxn or wIlat ordcrs t,ey are act;nff under- 8ponsibility that would ensure uniformity of action throughout the South, and would in- sure thc orders and instructions from thc llead of tho bureau to be carried out, and woul(1 relicvo from dutr and pay a jargc number ot employees ot thc uovernment. Tliave thc honor to be verv rcsnectfullv votlr obedient servant ' rfrPecUul0- J r ' J r. . i rsimiedl U. S. Giuirr, Lt. Gen. Mr Sumner asked that thc report of Gen. Several Senators objected on thc ground that Shurz's report was too long, Mr Sumner asked that It should be read, a3 it waa a very important document. He introduced the fact that the full report of af- jrg ;n Kansas was read in thc Senate, and the present report was much more impor tant. He said the message of President Johnson was like thc white-wash message of President Pierce on Kansas aflairs. Mr. Johnson denied that there was any whitewashing on this report, which was a plain statement of facts. The clerk commenced reading the report of Schurz, when Mr. Sherman moved to nr o,, ,,i ci,nM dcclariug that Schurz was sent on a visit by the President and made thc visit occujiying a long time and extending through differ ent States, and had given a full and truthful report. .Mr. fahcrman admitted that the report might be able and interesting, but he would rather read than hear it read. rir i T I n itiii n" t T" I I bUAJL ! bUAl ! ! foUAJL ! ! DAWK'S IMPROVED EMPIRE SOAP. THE CHEAPEST ASD Best Soap made in'.tlic United States. Send your Orders lo RODDIE .I CO., Manufacturers, No. SO, Church strceft Nashville, . Tcnn. dec 21 d.lm i. Kwi.va, j. ir. ewixo, EWIMG Sl CO., WHOLESALE GROCERS, RECEIVING, FORWARDING, Storage Merchants, Corner Building Market and Church streets, for mcrly occupied uy .winir, lucurory Jc uo. ARE RECEIVING and havo in storo the fol lowing : 100 barrels Brown sugar. 60 do A Coffco Sugar, 23 do B do do 35 do 0 do do 60 do Stuart's Crushed Sugar, standard. 2i do do A do do do S do 35 do Powdered do syrup. '2.i do Jlolasscs. -Mola fit) koirs Pvriin. 5 and 10 cals.. CO barrels No 1 and 2 Mackerel, GOhfdo do do 50 nrdo do do 3W kits do po 2." barrels F. N. .t Co's Whisky, i do S. N. l'iko's do 200 boxes starcaudles, 50 dozen brooms, 100 boxes checso, 50 boxes raisins, 500 kegs nails, 100 reams paper, 50 boxes assorted soap, 40 kegs ging'r, 30 dozen buckets, 50 sacks Rio coffee, 100 boxes candy, 50 baskets champagoc, ."X) cases sardines, 50 boxes starch, 50 do pickles, 20 do Madder, 7j barrels apples, 50 boxes assorted wines, 1000 barrels Flour, all grades, 250 do Potatoes, 100 boxes Firo Crackers, 20 cases Fi?s, 100 cases a.ssortcd Liquors, In addition to the above, wo have a general a irtiuent of groceries, ull of which wcro bousrht luring tho present pressure in tho Eastern mar kets. Wo expect to sell goods on short profits, and would be pleased to have our old friends call on us. EWING A CO. A. O. Ewing. of thc former firm of Ewing. Mc- Crory .fc Co., will bo found with tho above lirn for tho purpose ol icttling up tueir business. iu-c.'l 0. POWELL, GREEN & CO. BAXILERS BKOkERS, AND GENEEAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, SS BROAD STREET, ?n:w YortK. CoLriir.es Powtll, formerly C. Powell A Co., Jvnoxvillc, lenn I. F. GREEN.formcrlyNichol, Green A Co.Nash- Aille. Tcnn. Cn.is. M. McGhee, living at Knoxvillc, Tcnn. B the above cam it will bo i r en wc have es tablished ourselves in New Yor for the pur pose ol doing a legitmate commission business ; and being a Tennessee house, we respectfully so licit thc patronage of our Niuthcrn friends gen erally. Wo are amply prepared to mako cah ad vances on consignments : to loancurrcncv on cold without charge of interest : to purchase and sell cotton, tobacco. Hour and pork : also gold stocks, bonds, and government securities on a margin ex clusively on commission. Respectfully, c I'ownu. oitrrx A Co dec 20 3m i:ix;i:rn:i.i nam: vosrvosr.n. 'PHE salo of 99 lots in Bryan's Addition to Edge X field, po-dponcil on account of inclement day, December 22, lsi5. This is most beautiful nruii mil laKU 1'fiu.u uu lur uiLiuueiuu i i , and desirable property, within one half mile of Public iNiuare. and wo solicit a larcc attc-ndanre. UiuniOuc will leave onrollicc,Js;-4 tmon street. .. . -.... .. at iu, 4 o ciock, uay oi saic. J. Ii. .V H. .11. liuuil dec 20 3t Agents. NEW BACON. 0 000 lb "cw ,lamf S,0o lbs. New Racon. Sides. 5,003 lbs. New llocon, Shoulders 100 Tierces New Lard, For Solo by McLaughlin,. butler a- co dtc3J-lw Elflgant Gift Books. u W. T. J5ERRY & CO., BOOKSELLERS, PUBLIC SQUARE.- Areriowji-eciTinsa Choice C&lIotdpnofjlLLCs t hated and Staxdaeu Books, iu superb Morocco and Calf Binding, for Curijtmaandtho Holi days. They can only mention few:?' f ILLUSTRATED LOXOFELLOV, A new and beautiful rdilion of Longfellow's Poem. illus trated, with over two Mumlroi ensravinw on wood, one volume, tlcjantly bound, in Levant Morocco. ARTIST'S EDITION" OF THE SKETCH ROOK, with over one hundred and thirty drawinr, by tho most eminent American Artiits, one volume, in elecant Turkey Morocco. ARTIST'S EDITION' of LIFE AN'D LETTERS OF WASHINGTON" IRVING, with Portraits nn.l I'hotosrrauhs of mauV dixtinsniishcd ner- Eons, and numerous other illustration?, four volumes in elegant Enslish calf. ' ' . A VKSTTVAL OF SOXO, or KVEXIXBS AYITII TIUJ l'OETS. illustrated, with twenty-five -pic- tures. THE BOOK OF RUBIES, a collection of the most notable Loro i'ocms in thehn-lish languajc. CHRISTIAN ARMOR, or ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN WARFARE, as em bodied in tho Exhortation of tho Apostle Paul. Morocco. BIBLE AND TESTAMENT. Maclin'a. splendid edition, six volumes, folio. Morocco, in rxc with numerous appropriate illustrations, alter designs by fc.r Josnua Jtcynolus, and others, THE NEW TESTAMENT, illustrated, explana tory comments, two volumes, calf. LARGE PRINT NEW TESTAMENT and PSALMS, royal, 8 vo. volumes, Morocco. ENGLISH FAMILY BIBLES, in superb Mo rocco binding, with rims and clasps. PARAGRAPH BIBLE, larco print. w;th maps, index, etc., four volumes. Antique Morocco. TAYLOR'S (JEREMY) RULE AND EXER CISE OF HOLY LIVING AND DYING, two volumes, Morocco. TENNYSON'S POEMS, with new illustrations made expressly for this edition. ENOCH ARDEN, printed on tinted paper, with numerous illustrations. GEMS FROM TENNYSON, beins a selection of nis more popular poems, with thirty-two illus trations. IDYLS OF TnE KINO, printed on tinted pa per, with thirty-one illustrations. LONGFELLOW'S TALE OF A WAYSIDE l.N.N, with appropriate illustrations. TIS,?rrWiTOA XAPFMPA? TVith twcnty-nvepoVtraib Tof dbtinBuUhed women. WORLD-? wo jlA? With SCVt -NOTED WOMEN, or TYPES OF ANLY ATTRIBUTES IN ALL LANDS, eventeen portrait. WOMEN OF THE SOUTH, distinguished in lit erature, with portraits, THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND, a series of Por traits of distinguished femnlo sovereigns. SHAKSPEARE'S SONGS AND SONNETS, printed on tinted paper, with Gilbert's exqui illustrations. THE POETS OF THE ELIZABETHAN AGE, a selection of thc most celebrated songs and son nets. DANA'S HOUSEHOLD BOOK OF POETRY, lUltl.dUI.UI'. ljt.AVl-.f) MIUM XHK A.Ufcll- ICAN POETS. GOLDEN LEAVES FROM THE ENGLLSil l'OETS, GOLDEN LEAVES FROM THE DRAMATIC POETS. Thrco beautiful volumes in various bind ings. THE AVAVERLY NOVELS, Black's new Edin burgh Pictorial edition, forty-eight volumes, calf. THE POETICAL AVORKS of SIR WALTER SCOTT, new library edition, nino volumes, half Morocco. TALES OF A GRANDFATHER, by Sir Walter bcott, six vol., mill -Morocco. LOCKHART'S LIFE OF SCOTT, nine volumes. nail .Morocco. SHAKSPEARE'S DRAMATIC WORKS, edited by tho ucv. Alexander Dyec, six volumes, calf. London. KNIGHT'S PICTORIAL SlIAKSl'EARE, Lon don. THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SlIAKSl'EARE. edited by Grant White, twelve volumes, large paper copy. STAUNTON'S SlIAKSl'EARE, four volumes, nan can, i,omion. CAMPBELL'S SHAKSPEARE, one volume, calf. with illustrations. BYRON'S POETICAL WORKS, ten volumes, nan -uorocco. MOORE'S POETICAL WORKS, six volumes. half Morocco. GRAY'S ELEGY, illustrated. THE DESERTED VILLAGE, illustrated. THE PLEASURES OF HOPE, illustrated. THE ANCIENT MARINER, illustrated. MILTON'S POETICAL WORKS, thrco volumes can. COLERIDGE'S POETICAL WORKS, three vol umes, call. POPE'S POETICAL WORKS, three volumes, can. DRYDEN'S POETICAL WORKS, five volumes, can. KEAT'S, SHELLEY AND HOOD, in elegant calf. BURNS' POETICAL WORKS, three volumes, can. WASHINGTON IRVING'S COMPLETE OKKb, including his Life and Letters, '11 vol umes, nan .Morocco. CHARLES DICKENS' WORKS, the original English illustrated edition, twenty-four vol umes, call. PRKSCOTrS HISTORICAL WORKS, includina- Ticknor's Life of Prescott, fifteen volumes, half .uorocco. KNIGHT'S POPULAR HISTORY OF ENG LAND, new and complete in eight volumes. Tho Pictorial illustrations of thc manners anil customs, costumes, etc.. ol ancient and mod ern England, arc alone worth tho price of tho JiOOK. KNIGHT'S HALF HOURS WITH, THE. BEST fvuiiiuivo, iwo volumes, wun illustrations. lionilon. MERIVALE'S HISTORY OF THE ROMANS UNDER THE EMPIRE, seven volumes, half call, Ijomlon. COLERIDGE'S (SAMUEL TAYLOR) WRIT- his Poetical Works. Aidto'Rellcction. etc. Mr! Pickering's lino edition, in nineteen volumes. can, iiomion. J.SOP'S TABLES, a new version, with than one hundred illustrations, London. LADY OF THE LAKE, in ono volume, half Mo rocco. MARMION, a talo of Flocldcn Field, in ono volume. LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL, ono volume. nan .narocco. MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES, ono volume, half .Morocco. MRS. JAMESON'S LOVES OF THE POETS, .Morocco. MItS. JAMESON'S CHARACTERISTICS OF WU.Ui;., .Morocco. D0RE"S ILLUSTRATIONS OF DANTE, con sisting of seventy-six well executed card jnc- t ii res. DORE'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE WAN DERING JEW, consisting of thirteen card pictures, DORE'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF CHATEAU BRIAND'S ATALA, consisting cf toventecn cam pictures. W, T. B. x .Co., have also a Fine Stock of Fancy Goods, Writing Desks. Traveling Bags, and Bask ets, .Dressing Cases, Work uoxes. Alliums, i'uo- tograph Albums, Pocket Cutlery, Ac, ,vc." ' W. T. JtKIUtY ,fc CO., dec 20 Public Siuarc. McCLURE'8 USIC STORE. 33 UNION STREET. 'PHIS OLD ESTABLISHMENT DEALS IN 1 Pianos of Steinwuv nnd Sons. J. 11. Dunham. Robt. Nunn's. A. H. Gale A Co.. and other first class instruments. Carhait, ccdnam J: Los un- rivalled CHURCH AND PARLOR ORGANS. Also, SHEET MUSIC, and MUSICAL MERCHANDISE GENERALLY. Give it a call beforo you purchase. dcc3-lm 1,000 1,000 BUSHELS TOES1 PEACH BLOW POTA- BUSIIEI PRIJIE OATS. In store, and for salo at prices below the market 1 GODSHALL A HOLLAND. Our Auction Sale on Thursday next will em brace a fine varielv of I.wnors. lobaeoo and liro- ccries generally, together witbt ho consignments above mentioned. GODSHALL A HOLLAND. '"' I SSonth Market street. UCCllf Ol Tl: have removal our Stock to the Waro- 1 house, corner Church and Colleee streets. fonncrlv oeraidcl by I'arnc. James A te.. where we nope to meet our lorratr pairou" auu mo imu lic generally. Onr Stok is i..vk(;i:, AND . .WIXI. RELECTKI), And we always sell XT . . - . . , . i i The I.o'c.st Clarke! Prices. A. A. SPENCER .fc CO. dec 19 MORGAN & CO. PARTIES INDEDTED .TO THE AB0V 'FIRM will find their Notes and Aeeount with Mr. -'AMES KYLE, at tho pew house Stratton. Pointer Jc Co.. llfead'itrect. Mr. k. uthoriol to receipt for all money due the firm. .Nashville. Doe. 9. 1-dwlm. TWO CAR r2.N..t O. It. R. Dcnot some twD weeks aro. Silt marked K: and II. & S will plcajc furnish ti with duplicate Bills Ladinsr, aa salt cannot be shipped forwantof destination. uccis iw .v . x. is. iUAftsdscni. FSKiorrr OrncK N". JtCR. R, Vnl...tll.t Tin IT 1 JtC.R.R.1 .U.lStV. J WDEI'OTS Nashville, Dec. ON AND AFTER TO-DAY optDEI'OTS .will b opened at 8J-j a. m. for tboteccptioa of Freights. ondT'ircfcntlr closed at -I P. . dccia-lm Y JONES. Agent. - - IFTtliS S II J FAMILY' 'GEO'dgREES. "YYTE HAVE ON HAND A ASSORT- II .MB .T of F.UirCY CJROtJERIES, Consisting itt part f Siisar, CofTcc, Mackerel, Flour, i f Tobacco. Cigars, etc., Which wo will dispose of at privato sale for fair prices. Wo havo also for salo I00O bushels of prime ncavy uats, wmcu we. wish to close out at onee unner instructions. .Mil. W.M. I'lllt'IIAKl) loftp and ravorabiy known to thiscommunitvhas taknnuartcnwith us, and will bo pleased to sco his old friend and customers. liUUSH M-li X IIUJ.LA.MJ, doclt tf ' 3)4 South Market street. CKRISTM AS Gr IPT TJP-KIVSE Gnfflberiand -Goal, ONLY mT,AT , , , , l,r ri ' I K Tv ' T) O Vi T'j AK-S X XJ 1 XJ J XJ JJ 1. X J THE LOAD DELIVERED. AT 31 SOUTH COLLEGE STREET. NEXT DOOR TO NO. 2. FIREMAN'S HALL. The only genuine Cumberland in this Market. Cheapest, because most economical. Clearest, being a pure Gas, and gives no headache. dccl3 lw A. STEWART. (i. II. 1IOLDE.Y. SAIXT LOUIS MUTUAL LiFE INSURANCE COMPANY, IXO.HE OITCE: NO. CO NOUT1I TUX III) St SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI. ASSETS, July 1, 1SC5 501,01 37: SECURELY INVESTED. Dividends declared to Policy Holders Jan. 1, ISM, Forty J'cr Cent. Reader, Is Your Life Insured? If not, what provision have you mado for your dependent ones? THINK 1 What would be their pecuniary situation were you to die to-morrow? It it is wise to Insure, is it prudent to Delay ? DELAYS ARE DANGEROUS. DIRECTORS. JAMES II. LUCl'S SAMUEL WILLI Robert M. Fnnkhou'er. of Funkliouer.t Runictt. Chas. 11. Peck, Prcsd't of thc Philo Knob Iron Co. Robert K. Wml, Cajhierof thc Merchants Rank. Jules Vnlle, ot Uuoutcau, Harrison ,v Vnllc, Geo. R. Robinson, of Rohin.'on .V Garlard. Chas. W. McCord, of.McCord .t Co.. .Machinists, John F. Thornton, of Thornton .V Pierce. Isaac H. Sturgeon, Presid'tof thoN. Mo. KsiUotd Jlon..John Uogan, jM ember of UouKrW Henry Ovcrsteli. of Ovursttu Waguer Jfc Co., hum her llcaM-r. Nich. Schiitfcr, of Nicholas Schaffcr Jt Co., Star Candlo Dealers. TT:n: 'I' f-1' l., 1, David Keith, p Keith 1 .Woods,' Booksellers and fctationers. I1-1'- Hanenkamp, of Gay A Hancnkamp. Isaac W. .Mitchell. D. A. January, of D. A. January & Co., Groctrs ami t;mmis.iion jlercliants. Wm. J. Lewis, of Lewis .t Uro., Tobacconists. F. Roiicr, Jr., of F. Rozicr, Jr., Jc Co. Jacob Tauim, of Tamm i Meyer. OFFICERS. SAMUEL WILLI, President. : . JAMES H. LUCAS, Vico President. W.M. T. SELRY, Secretary. WJI. N. RENTON. General Agent. DR. JOHN T. HODGEN, Consulting Physician. LACKLAND, CLINE x JAMISON.Lcgal Adv'rs. HON. ELIZUR WRIGHT, Consulting Actuary. SI I. AS If. I'OOT. Stato Agent for Tcnnesiee. c. it vnrn:i.i), r. w. si i:iiii:xsN-, Special Agents, Nashville, Tenn. Oflicc: SccoiiirN'nlloiiiil Rank Hulltling- " Nashville Local Beard of Reference: Hillman. Bro. Jt Sons. .1. A. McAlister .t Co.. Jno. Kirkinan. G.J. HtnbblcfieM. James M. Hauilton, A. Hamilton, James iVoods. Examining rhysicians: Thos. R. Jennings, M. D., T. M. Madden. dcc!3 lia : 100 intijj ciioicr. Ai'fi.ns; Dairy Salt: 50 looo ' SuDcrfiucand extra faimlv Vlonr; -Car loads Bran, in store, and lor sale low. dcc6-St. RHEA A SMITH, 1V.1VTEI), BY A YOUNG MAN. A SITUATION IN somo Wholesale Grocery or Commission House. has some expenenco as salesman. Addrcs U. Box 15, Winchester, Tennessee. dccl2 lw NTU.VYEO Oil STOI.Ejr, "N YESTERDAY MORNINO. FROM THE .J Front of our Wnrehcme, one small BAY MARK, about IS hands bigli, dark legs, no otlier marks remembered. We will give $25 reward for her return to u. , UA1LE1, OKDIV.VY A CO., dccl2 2t ,' Broa-1 street. B.D. DENTON & CO CITT NTE.VM IJAKEHY, ASD CANDY 3rA"ljTACTOItY, C AND 8 DKOAD STREET. Dealers can be supplied, on short notice with everything in our Line, made by our selves. Special 1 Attention given . To Craekcrs , . ,, And Candy. Also, Ilrood, Cakes, etc., etc. D. D. DENTON G. M. HUNTINGTON. dtci lm . No. 2) NORTH CHERRY STREET. Sptlil'attenlMn pafil to liTc coi.i.Etmo.v or ci.ai.iis aoainst THE iOVERX.ME.Vr. NO CHARGES IN ADVANCE. HOWARD A- NELSON. Attorneys and U. S. Claim Agents. Rrrrsrxcrs Hon. C. F. Trisrg. U. S. Di.triet Judgcj.ADjnNelon, EsnPrrstdent Sveoad Na tional Bonk; Maj. Gen. .Donaldson, Chief Quor tczmutcj . decl-ln Wholesale House, T. W. EVANS, TII03.D. VITE. Late oPhvans. ca; . LataFitc,SbcplienUco vr.it. rvass; u.fc. o'mrxi;n, Latq.of Evans t CO., Late of (lard iter oi. ' n. n. BoeicxifB. Late of Gardner co.. HO. J, ITVX BLOCK, WE ARE NOW OPENING A LARGE AND welt assorted atocV of FOUEIGA AX .OIEI5ICAX VARIETIES, Boots, Shoes, Hats, AND READY MADE CLOTIIIXG, PURCHASED FOR CASH Since thc recent decline in prices, which wc offer to mo 1 ratio AT VEKY LOW PRICKS. Ueinir connected with EVANS. GARDNER A CO. of New York City, and IMPORTING all Foreleg and purchasing from Manufacturers all Amcricau Goods, and possessing every advantage of setting Goods at LOWEST PEICES We feel every confidence in f ayins to Merchants that wc will sell them as Cheap as they can pur chase in ANY MARKET, llavins adopted tho CASH SYSTEM, of both Ruyins and Sellin?, enables us to do bujinew on a VEKY SJIAM. ADVANCE, ;o that tliojo who buy from us can compete with Stocks purchased any where. llavins resilient partners iu New York, givos us advantages in keeping up a Stock, whieh Mer chants will find large and well assorted throughout thc season. AVc solicit an Examination of our SlorI. Evans, Fite & Co., "0. -I, IX.V RI.OCK. NASIIVII.I.E, TEXN'IISSEi:. deal3 3m EDtSEFIEID. Great Public H:lc of 1)0 Lois. 1 JIHYA.N'S MAUN1F1CENT ADDITION, i. on me premises, on TUI1SDAY, Di:CI'.3IItER 10, IMi.1, at lt O'clock A. ir. Tlicso Lots aro mt heautifullv locatl between tho While's Creek Pike and I.011- isrillo and Nashvillo Railroad, immediately North of the residence of llobt. Stcuart. !!.. and front ing Harris' Avenue, Lishy l'ikc, Foster and other iret'ii. tii nrv laminar wun mu icaiiiiiui ffniunu in Edgeficli!, and thc many advantages poe!cd by thorn for privato residences; frco from tliu heat, dust and hcuru Conxirntioiititjctii of thc city. Term, one-fourth Cash, balance on u credit Of I one, twu and three years, with interest from date, payable in Rank, and lien retained. Liberal de ductions for all L AMI. Omnibuses and Collation as luunk S. Ir..-R:W.HKOVN. Agents. dceI2-tds: ,XA Union street. Dr. TIxos. Mcnoes, 1TAVINO PERMANENTLY LOCATED IN II Nashville, has taken office on Chureh Street 1447, (up stairs.) deci-ira. DRS. R. C. FOSTER AND J. R. BUIST 'PENDER THEIR PROFESSIONAL FERVI- X. CEb to tho citizens of Naslmllo and vicinity. Oi'Fici N. 2 IViulilngtun Illock, Corner Church and High streets. dcot tf Naihrille. Tennessee. rr 1 t FOR KENT. I'Oll RENT. A SMALL ROOM, IN THE UNION AND American ISIock, fronting on Church street. Apply at tho counting-room of tho Union ami American omcc. uctv tl. FOR RENT. riUVO VERY XARGE ROOMS IN THE JL Fourth- Story or the Uxiox ani Avewcax lli.fiCK, well, adapted to many purposes. Apply at mo cuunting-roomoi iiih oiiicc. f. U. DU.MMiTON .t CO. decin tf FOR SALE. RESIDENCE FOR SALE rN THE CORNER OF SOUTH McLEMORE J street, nearthe Fraklinl'ikc.contnininirtlirea nNim. a lonir noreh. a Kitcbrn. n Storn Itmini rm the street, and a Stable in tho rear, all on a lot AT by iw feet. Price, a.noo cash $2WM and nonths without interest. l'osinn given in six inc in ono week from sale. Annlv In mo on eonierof boutlt Union nnu ine, or at thi omcc. Uectr-tl U. J. ,KUlJ!CllKli. Attorney at Law, IIARTSVILLE, TENN.. riU, PRACTICE INTIIISANDADJOIN- T T ingcountics. rrompt attention will bo given to all uusinrs entrusleu to mm. decI2 lm Masonic Hall. ADOO! ADOO ! THUIISDAY, FIJI DAY & SATUItDAY, Dec. Zint, 2'JI, nnd 2.1I, 05. AiiTEarus wAitjys FAREWELL NIGHTS IN AMERICA I Artemus Vard Among the Uormons. 'PIIESE will most positively he Artemns Ward's JL only nights in Nafhrille, prior to his depar ture for England, where arrangements aro already being inadx for his early appearance at tho Egyp tian llall, l.onilou. The Pictorial Part of thn entertainment embra ces eighteen Panoramic Views of the Street of halt Lake lity, and the singularly beautiful al ley of Utah, faithfully and accurately itainted from I'hotofrranhn taken in tho Lands of the .Mor mons, under tho immediate superintendence of Arteraus ard. iiimvh-ws were trutuferTeil t eanvoM by artists of etablishel reputation, ami their thorough exactness has been cordially know!eIgrd wherever this entertainment hM been given. The areotnpanvins: deserintire lec ture bv Artema Ward Hill itim lo tie rtilkrr lir'tv. He believM it far iMtter to stay in the sumhiM while we may, inasmuch as the shadow mart, of Its own aeconl, ohoo only too soon. Admission 5 cents. Kesrrl seats in front JI. Reserved seat tickets fursale at Doriuhn .t Pen- ton's -Mujic stor. under Masonic Hall, and at tke door at night, rarties at a distancu can have Atii reeureil fur them by tending the amount for tick ets to Jlftwrs. Jlonnau X I entirn. Iliwrs onen at i. to commence itai rlnclc. The t'hickf ring Piano ut is kindly loaned by Jlessrs. Iiorman X r cniou. Iecr.Ml J.u. i . PMU Il. Jiircctor. 7,000,000 'Insurance Capital. 1 . Inilcmnlly Asnlnt Ixxxtby Fire, Illvcr nml Itnllrosul in Hie Home In. Co. fir Xt IVOuK wieudifftiftf) j I oiniiuiin. tain 1 apuai . hwmh Arctic, Cash Amu , , fltSAdO Jlnrtronl.Csuh Alets i-.-.pU,W) Lokscs aillasteu and DreinDtlr nai.l nl this Of&ee. No. ZiYi. KiUtrry street. deo 19 Agent. T INSURANCE. THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE CO. OF HARTP0RD. rUUJIIBJIS FOR INSUUINtf AGAINST ACUIDBNTS. Unilcr (liciJriicml ArcMpnt Ii.-Ic. TS.V tW)LUE3 AN'.XHt. raBlllBX Will scure arliei granting Insurance for TWO THOUSAND D0LLAES, Jn tho event of death by ' 'axy-desckiptiox or accident, "With Ten Dollars per week Compensation I?OR any Personal Injury caninc total Disability ; frombuines. sothatshuuULthePolicy becon-tinued-in force for Five- Yesrsf ny one Accident dausing disability foriTre ,'.. will reimburso the assured for the whele cost of bis Insurance. TWEXTY-FIVK POLI-MtS VRE3IIUM Will in Iiks manner seeuro a Policy for Five Thousand Dollars, And Twcnty-Dvo Dollars per week Cempcniation. FIFTY DOLLARS PRKMIUM Will in llko manner seeuro a Policy for TEX THOUSAXD JiOI.TiAIts, Ami Fifty Dollars per neck Compensation. ITmlcr Hip Travelers RNU, Thc.annu.tl paytnent of Ten Dollars will seeuro a Policy granting Insuranee for FIVE THOUSAND DOL.LA11S , Against Lrs of Lifo, oansed by Aeeidcnt to any Public Conveyance, andTwcntyHvo Dellan per week Compensation. Policies issued at this Agency for Ono Month to Fivo Years. P.P. PK0K. JOSEPH NASH. Aamttat Xtiihvitt: Dec i lm ins 1VASIHXGTOX Insurance Company, or YORK IV EW ASSETTS. .$370,000 H03IE Insurance Company, or ir.vvEX. ASSETTS. $(Vfl.O0O "MOLIOIHScovcring risks against fire, nnd also J, by River and Kail Road issued on most favor able terms, at lliW agency by P. P. l'KCK, Agnt at Nashville. OrriQK temporarily at ForbM A Stephens, CorJ ncr or Collego and Union Streets, deel lin-iiw The Slide Insiiraiiee V. OF M X a s Ii v i I I "A CA J' I TA Ij $JiJ0'0 ,00 0 Wo. Ji 7IRK. .MARINHT HULL AND INLAND TransportiititiH 11mm tkn at otttituble rates. OFFICE, SF.C0.D AATICxVlL BAiNK niJILDIW, College Street. OSS ES FAIKLY APJI STED AND FROMPTLY PAID JOHN LUMSDEN, Prelent. W. J. THOMAS. Vice lWdent. JAM RS STEELE. Secreinry. JOSEPH NASH. General Agent, ileal-lm. KEEP INSURED. JVASIIVIIXE co.ii.iii:rtai. i.vsitran;e cojumny. Cnpltnl All Pitltl Iu. 'PHIS COMPANY. ESTABLISHED IN ISM I, injures Huildings, Vessels in l'ort. Merchan dise, Household Furniture, and other property on tho most liberal terms. FIRE. MARINE. AND INLAND RISKS TAIC EN AT LOWEST RATES. I.oKCX.lhcrallyAIJiiHfMl nml I'roinptljr I'niil Uy thin 'miiiny. Premium! paid in Gold will lm entitled to returns in uolil in case of loo. Parties or Firms citing us Ibeir Marine Iluslncss will bo entitled to preference in fire IVHeics. Ample Krenrity, Fair J.'ntrt, Vrmnpt l'aymtnli. DIRECTORS. ALEXANDER FALL. JA.MH3 WOODS. JNO. Kilt KM AN. W. W. I! Hit It Y. WM. T. ISKltRY. V. K. II 1 1. UM AN, .1I.JIUK.NM. J.Ml.ll. Bttl., W. II. EVANS. HAM. PRIt'IUTT. RODERT THOMPSON. ALEX. FALL, Pres't. R. C. .McNAIRY. Sec'y. ucci-t Janl. IKS U 11 A X C E. T.EE TENMSSEE Marine and Fire INSURANCE COMIMNV, Under the new charter, U ms pen fr lMinesn AT NO. 31 NORTH COLLHGK STREET, Next door to comer of Ua(tms4r4 . . JOSEl'H V. Al.1.15, I'rrHlilcni. A. XV. Rini.ER. .Sorrrinr.r. DIRKCTORS. John M. IliH. M'ateMi M. Gkr, O. A. IU Tbofntwofl, D. Wobvot. Datdel F. Carter, Jviui ft Jrtmun. Samuel Vanlwr, C. M. FC R. it. Cheatham. A. IS. A.ts, Jonn . .VMM. deet-ly ssESBaaBBameaEaaBOBBi J. C. WIIAKTO.V A CO., 611 LEtt IK DRUGS, 31 ED I CIXF.S, K T C, NO. M UNION STRBBT. deel-lm NASIIVILLET. BNwV: CiTAlVII.l CiKAI'ES. (I nnfl CATAWIIAORAPK VINB-ROOT3, I). UUU of threeyenrs growth, of the flritnoil- llyifori sale, lo ouy quautlty. at ny NnnietTr. at UolUtlD, lennessee, sou ai low pncr, taoreas R. M. RQYERS. (leelO-wLa