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THE DAILY UNION.
JOHN L. MAILING, EDITOR.
from toe dubux NATIO.V.
A LITTLE BONNET.
' Tbcnis a little bonnet,
I see it about town,
Arid alktle feather on it
That tosses up and down.
Beneath this little bonnet .
'Are too such jet black oyes
Ohl lhou co5y little bonrut
Lord! -I'll waste myself in siglis !
-And what wander? sce-it mooring"!?
Adown the crowded street;. ,
The little feather bowing o!ur , .;
Noddingjo the fairy feet, -. . Vf"
Proudly goes the little bonnet,
Proudly trip the little feot,
And laughingly the eyos baam out , 4
On everything they meet. . -
Hoi clear the way, faslc curls,
With your faded beauty tricltif
Ho! clear the way, ye sucKers,,..
Of the white nobs of your sticks!'
Ho! smokers of Ha vanas,
- Stop your puffing e'er, that eye
Tuts a stopper on your Ctt! -t
With its liquid brilliancy.
Proudly goes the little bonnet,
Proudly step the little feet, ;
And laughingly the eyes beam out
On every thing they meet.
We copy the following gni2hio and spicy
sketch of the delivery of the President's Inaugural
Address, from the Albany Argus:
At half past one o'clock, all being arranged, the oath of
oGQco was administered toGen. Pierce by the Chief Justice,
as follows :
"I do solemnly affirm that I will faithfully execute the
o!ticc of President of the United States, and will, to the best
of mv ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution
or the United States."
It will be rcmarlccjl lhat.Ccn. Pierce, in taking the oath,
did not, as has been ordinarily the custom, say, "I solemnly
swear," but I solemnly allirm; but instead of kissing the
book in Southern fashion, he raised his right band and held
it aloft until the pledge was read. The whole of the cere
mony was admirably carried out. When General Pierce
took the oath, with head uncovered, and raising one hand to
heaven, while he laid the other on the Holy Book, the spec
tators also uncovered, even in the snow that was falling at
that time, and many of them lifted up their hands as if in an
act of the most fervent devotion. It was au impressive
After this ceremony had been completed, the President
stepped to the front ofthe platform, was greeted with en
thusiastic cheers, and proceeded to deliver the Inaugural
The reading of the address was followed by loud cheering
and the liring of cannon, and enthusiasm prevailed to the
The address, which the President delivered unfalteringly
from memory, and without a single note, was received with
great enthusiasm by the vast multitude, particularly those
portions of it that asserted the -Monroe doctrine, the protec
tion of American citizens abroad, the firm adherence and
his determination to cam- out the fugitive slave law. Cries
of good, good, and other warm expressions of admiration,
were elicited from the crowd. The sentiments the tone of
address the earnest manner iu which it was Spoken his
beautiful action his manly, erect appearance his pale cast
of countenance, in which intellect and courage were thepre
domincnt features and his clear, loud voice, distinctly
heard by the remotest of his audience, all combined to make
a deep impression iu fuvorofGcuer.il Pierce; anil many as
serted that this was the best Inaugural addi ess ever dclivei ed
from that sjiot. He is undoubtedly a very cll'cctive speak
er. The ladies were in ccstacics, and so anxious were some
who happened to be in the rear to sec and hear him, that
they climcd upon the pediments of the columns of the Capi
tol, to their no small danger. Although, it was a glorious
spectacle of sublime majesty, casting into the shade theidle
pomp and unmeaning pageantry of the coronation of kings
The address was delivered by Gen. Pierce, after iak'mg
ofT his overcoat, amid immense cheering, just exactly as if
he were delivering an extempore speech. It will be re
membered that Presidents Taylfcr, Polk, and others, read
their addroses from the manuscript. When he came to
that part of his address which related to the protection' of
American citizens abroad, he turned face to face with Mr.
Fillmore and the diplomatic corps, and laid down the law
with thrilling emphasis, and when he again turned to the
mass of the people in front, occupying the vast square be
low, they shouted with delight, and every man of fifty thous
and iu the streets declared that Pierce is the mau for tho
President Pierce is a graceful and striking speaker, and
his voice was clear and distinct, and his style of de
livery was excellent. He lias appeared remarkably eclastic,
cool and self possessed foi the last few days; but espccially
tc-day. He rose at daylight and has been busy the entire
day, and he evidently feels that he has the game in haudaud
intends to hold it.
The JTkw Postmaster General. The Hon.
James Campbell, of Pennsylvania, selected by Gen.
Pierce to preside over the Post Oflice Department,
will, we do not hesitate to predict, prove one of the
best selections that could have been made for that
important post. It is getting to be the most la
borious department of the government, with its
tliTrty thousand appointments, and its constantly
increasing patronage, improvements, and the accu
mulating wants of the whole community. The pub
lic interests pertaining to it are eminently progres
sive; and they are interests, too, about which the
American people arc perhaps more tenacious than
those connected with and controlled by any other
branch of the government To administer its duties
with success and general satisfaction requires con
stant vigilance, untiring industry, much legal
knowledge and experience, and in its practical as
pects, firmness of purpose, well tempered with cour
tesy Of manner and sound discretion. Upon the
discreet or indiscreet management of this depart
ment greatly depends the popularity or unpopularity
of the eutireadmin'slration. The important experi
ment of low postage, as well as other matters of re
form, renders it peculiarly a responsible post at this
time, requiring energy, close application, and an
enlightened policy on the part of its oilieial head.
Judge Campbell is not, perhaps, so extensively ,
known throughout tue country as some other gent
lemen who might have been selected, the offlcialpo
sitions which he has hei ctofore occupied not having
been such as to bring htm conspicuously before the
nation at large. But, as a prominent member of
the bar of his own State, and as a Judge, and, in
fact, in every station of responsibility in which he
lias been placed, he has discharged his duties with
ability and great fidelity. In all business transac
tions he is straightforward and prompt, with a
frank and pleasing address, and a constitution
which even the hard and incessant labor of that de
partment cannot easily impair. New York Herald.-,
Aiteotixg Incident A M aster's Life Saved uv
"ins Slave. On Sunday last, Mr. G. McCann, wliile
crossing the Mississippi river alone in a canoe, from
Battle "Island to his plantation, whither Jie had
.been on a visit to his l'riend aud neighbor on the
Island, Ben. Hardin, Esq., was upset in the middle
.of the river, lie clung to the canoe until lie had
floated opposite to the wood yard on his farm, when
his.cries.attracted the attention of one of his negro
men, the bpy immediately put off in a skiff, to the
rescue pfhis master. Before the negro arrived, Mr..
McGann had become exhausted, and sunk. The
faithful negro succeeded, however, at the imminent
peril of his own life, in reaching his master, which
e did by seizing him by the hair, and took him in
0 the skiff. Mr. McCann was in an insensible
state, and life was nearly extinct By the assiduous
attentions of the servant,.and the application of such
arestoratives as were at hand, he was brought to con
sciousness. On Wednesday, when the John Si
monds passed his plantation, Jie was slowly recov
ering. This is another fact to illustrate the truth
of-historj, touching the social and moral condition
of the master and the slave. Si. Louis Republican.
YYe(ore indebted to the steamer.2Toshville
or late ITew Orlean? papers. '
TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 15, 1833.
The Banner the other day stated that th"i3 gen
tleman, who holds the position of Secretory of iJie
Interior, had voted for the Wilmot Proviso. We
had supposed that no one, acquainted with the pol
iticians of Michigan, doubted the soundness of Mr.
McClelland on the compromise question. He is the
warm and devoted friend of Gen. Cass, whose iden
tity with the compromise measures partisan malice
itself can not question, and whose argument against
the Wilmot Proviso in his letter to Mr. Xicholson,
and also, in his speech in the Senate in 1850, is so
indelibly impressed upon the popular memory. Po
litical affiliations like these should of itself fix his
conservative position. We are not, however, left
to such arguments. In 1850, Mr. McClelland was
President of a Democratic State Convention in Mi
chigan, at which the following resolution was unan
imously adopted :
HesdceJ, That this Convention tenderto the people of the
California has been received into the family of States, terri
torial government established for New .Mexico, Utah, and
the boundary line of Texas adjusted. That we hail the
adoption of these measures, alike just and equitable to all,
by which the country has been restored to harmony, as a
triumph of wisdom over sectional strife in our common coun
try. Shortly after the nomination of Gen. Pierce, Mr.
McClkllano was the nominee of the democratic
convention of Michigan for Governor. The con
vention which nominated him, adopted the follow
ing resolutions :
"Jlesolced, That the recent measures of compromise, cm
bracing a settlement of the detracting questions which have
disturbed, and almost interrupted the business of .Congress,
seriously threiiteniug the integrity of the Union itself, were
demanded by a fair consideration of tho constitutional rights
or the various members of the confederacy. , -
"lleolted, That theTlemocracy of .Michigan pandering to
no isms, rejecting all alliauccsawiHi sectional factious, hav
ing In view the irrepealablc claims of each State in' the
Union, and yielding only to the demands of the con.ttitution,
declare emphatically, that the compromise measures .stand
justified in the eyes of every well wisher of his country, and
should be sustained and executed in ail their parts faithfully,
Mr. McClelland during the entire canvass, pro
claimed himself a compromise math and eloquently
sustained these resolutions of the convention. It
would be difficult for any one to present on the
compromise a cleaner record than is found in the
endorsement and support of resolutions like these.
Yet he will be assailed. Party feeling warps and
blinds men so, that partisans are rarely capable of
doing justice to an opponent Itis a fortunate thing
that the public man has an appeal from the distorted
judgments and jaundiced injustice of mere partisans
to the sober, settled and intelligent verdict of the
We have been much pleased to notice the gene
ral satisfaction expressed by the press with reference
to this sterling document Democrats are all with
the exception of a few abolition agitators, who-are'
only nominally in the party, and ought to leave it
delighted with its clear and patriotic principles.
The neutral press seem scarcely less pleased. As
for the whig press their blows fall weak and nerve
less. The tone of their notices leave no doubt of
"a willingness to strike," but the document is so
unassailable that their ingenuity is baffled, aud whig
editors retire sullen and discomfited from their in
We give in our columns to-dar, extracts from
some of the democratic press of this State, from
which it will be seen that in Tennessee the inaugu
ral gives entire satisfaction to the democracy.
THE WHIG PARTY DISSOLVED.
A correspondent of the Banner, in urging the
claims of W. jtf. Bilbo, Esq., of this city, for State
Senator, says :
"If we neglect such whigs, will it not dissolve
our party ?"
This is indeed a fearful interrogatory. The wri
ter,, it is clear, thinks that it will. If the whig par
ty is contingent upon the nomination of Mr. Bilbo
for State Senator, we feel but little hesitancy in ex
pressing the opinion that the hour of its dissolution
is near at hand. Mr. Bilbo is a great favorite of
ours. In fact he is one of our pets. But we don't
think he is appreciated by his party friends.
New Novels. We are indebted to F. Hagan
for several new publications: The Emigrant Squire;
The Two JfercJtunis and Ugly JSjfie. We have not
had leisure to even glance at their contents. The
reputation of their authors, furnishes, however,
satisfactory assurance that they are worth read-
New Books. We are indobted to W. T. Benny
& Co., for " Villctle". by Cuiiuek Bell, the author
of Jane Eyre and-Shirley.
We are also -indebted to these .gentlemen for a
fine edition -of Coleiudge's -Works, which avo in
tend to notice more fully as soon as we can give it
Barnburners Leaving Washington. A corres
pondent of the New York Herald says : "Gov:
Marcy, itis Bupp6sed, will disappoint the barnbur
ners and soft -shells; He has .declared that, so far
as his influence goes, none but a hunker will he ap
pointed to, the office of Collector of the' port of
New York; and it is believed that he will not favor
free-soil appointments. The barnburners who were
seeking office here have almost all "-left.' The ad
dress has routed them. .
The use or Bad Debts. An editor in Arkan
sas was lately shot in an afTraj. Luckily the ball
came against a bundle of unpaid accounts in his
pocket. Even gunpowder could not get through
unpaid newspaper bills, and tho editor saved his
life by the delinquency of his subscribers. Surely
it is an ill-wind that blows nobody any good.
iPTiio.UA3 Graioiieai, of Mississippi county,
and Hon. W. C. Bevens, of Independence, have
been spoken of as Congressional aspirants in the
Northern District of Arkansas. They are demo
crat's. Tiie Buntax'Taeleaux. We would call the at
tention of our citizens to this panorama. It is tru
ly a magnificent work .of art and embodya in its
conception one of the finest allegorys in the Eng
lish language. It is the palpable realization of Old
Bunvak's Dream, and h:ts, to be seen to be appre
ciated. We advise all who wish to gratify a taste
for the Beautiful to call at the Odd Fellows' .Hall
and see it It-will bo exhibited again to-morrow
American Official Salaries. Several amend
ments were made to the Civil and Diplomatic Ap
propriation bill, the most important of which are as
follows : The salaries of the Yice President and
heads of departments are to be raised to eight thou
sand dollars per annum; six thousand dollars, in ad
dition to their present salaries, was granted to the
American Ministers to Great Britain, France, Spain
and Russia to pay for house rent, &c.; and four
thousand additional is to be given to the Minister
residentirrTurkey, Congressional' Report,
United States, an expression 01 earnest cuugraiuiauuu on
the passage by Congress, and their approval by the Presi:
1..nt nf tl.ft United States, of the series of measures by which
TUOS. H. BENTON
Gen. JACKSOs'is reported to have said that this
notorious individual lost -his mind on board the
Princeton, when that awful explosion took place,
which hurried TJrsnuR and Gilmer to their prema
ture graves. We are inclined to believe that this
. remark of the sage of the Hermitage, like nearly all
others he expressed, with reference to men, was
based upon a thorough knowledge of human char
acter. Certain it is, that from that time to the pres
ent, Mr. Benton's condiict has been as way ward as
that of a spoiled beauty, and much less attractive in
its poutings. In his haughty and unbending pride
he has foolishly thrown away the position of a
leader, and suuk by his own option into that most
despicable of characters the incendiary and disor
ganizes Hi3 first, act after the inauguration of
President Polk, was to assail iu the bitterest sar
casm the policy of the administrat:on with refer
ence to Oregon- scoffing at those who asserted
our title to 51-40 as mere "neophytes" who were
permitted only to stand in the portico of the Tem
ple, and not worthy to minister at the altar. When
the Compromise measures, as a plau of pacification,
were before the Senate he warred upon it most re
lentlessly, and held ip the patriots who conceived
and reported it, aspolitical Dr. TowNsnEND3,and the
measures proposed, as quack medicines. Beaten
for the Senate he returned to Missouri and com
menced the work of disorganization. Ererybody
who did not surrender their opinions to his whini3,
many of which were madder than the jests of Ham
let, were ruthlessly denounced. Party harmony
success of democratic principles and every other
consideration which would have controlled other
men were disregarded. With an imperious ego
tism he made himself 'cthc party," and finally by
some unexplained combinations was elected to Con
gress. And, we now see that he, is beginning to
war upon the administration of Gen. Pierce by
protesting against some of the expected appoint
ments of the President In war, mutiny is pun
ished by death, and the mutineers shot Inpolitics
they should be drummed out of camp.
We are not unmindful of Col. Benton's services
during the Jackson and Van Buren administration.
He deserves for these the gratitude of the people.
But those services have been more than cancelled
by the misconduct of the last nine years. The bril
liancy of the past but reflects a darker shade upon
the present Like Arnold, whose treason at West
Point blurred the bright pages of Quebec, Saratoga,
and other battle fields, or Lucifer, as portrayed by
Milton, present crimes annul former virtues.
"So call him now. His former name
Is heard no more in heaven."
We have every confidence that President Pierce
wjll disregard the arrogant dictation of Col. Ben
ton, and pursue the patriotic course marked out by
himself) without reference to protests from any quar
ter. ' .
fob the uniox.
Mr. Editor: We would be glad to see J. L.
Carter elected to represent Smith, Macon, and
Sumner in the next State Legislature. If he will
run he will be supported by Many Voter?.
CORKLSPOXDEXCEOF TUE BALTIMORE SDN.
President Pierce The Cabinet International Copyrigld
Ojjice Seekers, &c.
Washington, March G, 1S53. The President's
inaugural is now spread at large before the public,
and the second sober thought, I am happy to say,
agrees entirely with the enthusiastic approbation
which met its delivery. It is an edifice which will
stand the test of time, and whose proportions will
be found admirably adapted to its design. The
Whig opposition, though "startled," is not yet pre
pared to attack it, either as a whole or in part
The Cabinet will be sent in to-morrow; a quorum
-of the Senate being, of coufse, present Several
States will only be partially represented. No doubt
exists but that Mr: Benjamin will be able to show
thatlie is entitled to a seat in the Senate from Lou
isiana. The international copyright treaty with England
will be one of the first things acted upon by the
Senate. The combat will be between the authors
and the publishers the parents and the accoucheurs.
All the authors of note iu the United States are in
favor of the treaty.
The city, as might be expected, is full of office
seekers. It is understood President Pierce will
himself make the principal appointments. A pro
tracted stay in Washington will hardly be a special
recommeudation in the applicants. x.
Charleston, March 7. Lieut. Dearborn, of the
army, died recently at Mt Vernon, Ala.
A tremendous hail storm occurred at Haynesville,
Alabama, last week; the stones were as large as
Worcester, March 8. The factory of Messrs.
White & Bayden, at South Worcester, was des
troyed by fire this morning, with the adjacent build,
ings. Loss $20,000.
New Orlkans, March 4. The Picayune has re
ceived advices from Tampico to the 20th ult
The city had pronounced in favor of the return
of Santa Anna.
The military oppose the restoration of the old
tariff) and threaten to resist it. if needs be, by force
BosTON,.March 8. The election for members of
the convention has gone as predicted in your dis
patches of yesterday.
In the city the Whig majority is GOO, while the
convention itself has been carried by the opposition
by a large majority.
PniLADELriiiA, March 11. A' horrible murder
was committed at Southwark during last night.
Two married women, sisters, Hannah Show and
Ellen Lynch, were found dead in a house this morn
ing. A trunk, containing 180, belonging to Mrs.
Lynch, whose husband has gone to New York,
was broken open and the money stolen. The per
sous who occupied the lower part of the house had
been to a ball and returned in the morning and
found tlie women dead. There is great excitement
and a number of arrests have been made. On ex
amining flic bodies of the murdered women, forty
one" stabs were found m Mrs. Lynch, five entering
the heart, and seventeen Avoundsin Mrs. Show.
An attempt was made to burn the house, but the
fire, after burning a hole in the kitchen floor, went
out Among the arrested is an old Sing Sing con
vict, named Arthur Spring.
A defalcation wa3 discovered in the Bank of
Pennsylvania. One of the book-keepers- allowed
an outside friend to overdraw his account, which is
said to be considerable.
Anotoer Invention. r Wo learn by a gentleman
direct from New York, that Norman Cutter, Esq.,
and a machinist of this city, are now in that city
perfecting tlie model for an engine to be dri ven by
heated air something after the Ericsson plan, but
simpler in construction and better adapted in many
respects to steamboats or locomotives. The model
had been completed and the trial gave a great deal
of satisfaction. It is said the machinery wilf occu
py but half the space of the Ericsson, and the cost
of building and running is a great deal less. We
shall prQbnhly hear more about it-in a few days,
St. Louis Times.
Valuable Improvement for "IToukdries. The
ollowing notico of a valuable patent for moulding
for castings we find in the Cincinnati Gazette of
A moulding for' castings, has been made and a
patent -obtained, whereby the mouldings are mado
by one hand a. boy, better antLfaster than six prac
tical moulders can. To foundrymen, to whom speedy
moulding is important, as well as the saving of
room by the reduction of the number of hands, this
is the most valuable and economical improvement
The usefulness and perfect adaptation of the method
to purposes designed, has been fully tested in Pittts
burg. The great speed acquired in moulding its
perfectness and saying of expense, mnkesit a most
OPINIONS OP THE TENNESSEE PPvESS.
Tjie Ixaugcral Address. We have seen and
read, an imperfect copy, it & true, of the President'
Inaugural address, which we publish to-day. Not
withstanding some whig editors affect to believo
that the Inaugural is not clear upon some points,
we are at a loss to discover wlierein there is any
equivocation. On the contrary we regard it as
one of the clearest, most explicit and candid docu
ments of the kind since the days of the patriot
Jackson. Indeed it wouldnotbe in harmony with
the past history of Gen. Pierce if frankness did not
pervade every sentence. Ijoldness and candor aro
well known characteristics of the new President,
and in his inaugural lias fully met the expectations
of his friends. In no part of it, is there room left
for a single doubt, and every democrat wfth whom
we have met, and who has read the inaugural is re
joicing that a man is at the helm of government
who will reform its abuses, who will protect her
rights and the rights of her citizens at home and
abroad; and who will in its administration "know
no north, no south, no east, 110' west," but enforce
alike every provision of the Constitution of the lie
public, and defend and protect the rights of every
individual and every section oi the Union. Having
proven himself a national democrat, in every act of
his political life, we can rely upon him as a fit ruler
of our common country, and rest assured that no
act of his will stain its histor'. We may look to
him with confidence to enforce our maratime rights;
and redress the wrongs inflicted upon our citizens
by foreign powers. No longer will our national
flag be subjected to insult and injury and the wrong
submitted to by the executive of the nation. The
past indicates that Gen. Pierce will "demand noth
ing but what is clearly right, and submit to nothing
that is. wrong' and up to this standard and rule
must all nations comeduring his administration. A
better day is coming than we have seen for the last
four years a day when tlie flag of our country
must and will command more respect from other
.The inauqural is in
truth a model State
a mouel state paper,
and commends itself to the warm approval of ever
ry democrat Some of the questions discussed in
it, we have alluded to, but there are Others men
tioned of grave importance. While Gen Pierce
justly regards the importance to this government of
the acquisition 01 "certain possessions, he is op
posed to the consummation of thatobject in a grasps
ing spirit and iu violation of existing treaty obliga
tions. Let every democrat read this address, and
he will rise from its perusal with increased confi
dence if possible, in the maifwhom the people by
au unprecedented majority have called to auminis1
ter the affairs of the nation for the next four years.
The Inaugural of President Pierce! We pre
sent to our readers this morning what may be con
sidered a rather incorrect version of the Inaugural
Address of President Pierce, and although itis a
documeut which will speak for itself and produce a
telling effect wherever it is read, we must be per
mitted to say a few words in its praise, not because
such a thing may be expected of us as one of the
humble .organs of the party at whose head General
Pierce now stands, but because our own heart
beats responsive to its every suntiment -Its most
prominent feature is the true, genuine Americanism
which is visible in every sentence. No one on
reading it can fail to realize the conviction that all
its conceptions are those of the genuine patriot, the
wise states ::au, the true man. It breathes a spirit
and a sentiment congenial to every American heart,
and although we publish the document at length,
we must be permitted to isolate one or two para
graphs, as worthy-of special attention. ATeniphis
The Prospect. A synopsis of the speech of Gen.
Pierce at his Inauguration, shows clearly that no
longer need we fear or be ashamed of our Execu
tive. Having been elected without solicitation or
wish, and chosen on account of principles, not fol
lowed as a matter of policy, but of honest convic
tion, Gen. Pierce commences his term of oflice un
der no compulsatory pledges, he has no one to re
ward because of extra exertion in his behalf) but
free to obey that settled line of conduct which may
best seem to promote the good 01 the whole Union.
What little we have seen of his inaugural, we are
decidedly pleased with. lie expresses himself
opeuly and to the point We like the 'spirit of the
man. The South can ask no more than therein
allowed, aud if he will carry out those recognized j
rights of the South under the Constitution, he will 1
have a hearty support lrom every Southern section.
His views ot'Cuba, &c, are just and' proper at this
time; and his devotion to the Union, will bear him
on truly and mark his best policy. Yes, Gen. Pierce
is destined to be a good and popular President.
He has made the right commencement, which
augurs well for the future lour years of service.
The IxAUGinuii. Air. Pierce s inaugural address
as received by telegraph is very imperfect. When
a copy is received by mail we shall Jay it in full, br
an abstract of it, before our readers. It is due to
Gen. Pierce to say that that part of the address
bearing upon the Compromise is outspoken and pa
triotic. Rutherford (Whig) Telegraph.
Deatii of Samuel S. Hovvxand, Esq. Another of 1
our oldest and most respected New York merchants 1
is numbered with the dead. Samuel S. Howland, j
Esq., special and senior partner of the well known !
house of Howland cz Aspinwall, died at Home on
the 9 th of February. He left this city a few weeks
since, in feeble health, with a hope that a voyage
and the climate of Italy would.restore him, but his
family have now received letters conveying the sad
tidings of his-decease, as we havo above stated.
jVeu York Herald.
Declension of Gen. Haskell. In the address
of Gen. Haskell to the whig meeting on Monday
last, he announced his jntention of declining a nom
ination for Governor if tendered him by the Whig
State Convention, and also stated the fact that he
at that time had in preparation a letter to that ef
fect, which would in a few days be published in the
Nashville papers. West 2'ennessee Whig.
fiioii tiik LITTLE ItOCK (ark.) whig, 3d l.NST.j
IiiroKTANT RuJion. The following memorandum
has been handed to us by Wm. P. Port:, Esq.,
Postmaster .at this city. The intelligence is start
"TheJCamanche Indians have made an attack on.
Port Arbuckle, and it is presumed thero 'will be
considerable of a time."
J. A. Exo, P. AT. at Yan Buren.
" Washington, March G. Ben. McCulloch, tho
noted Texan Hanger, had an encounter at Brown's
dinner table to-day, with West, a lawyer of New
Mexico.. West had insulted McColloch, and finally
threw a glass of water in his face, whereupon the
latter knocked West down with a tumbler, broke a
pile of dinner plates over his head, and beat him
with a chair until he was seriously though not dan
Married On Sunday morning, 13th inst., at the
residence of Mrs. Anne M.Brown, by thoBev. Dr.
Edgar, William Brown, Esq., to Miss "Mari Mc
Neill, all of this city.
- COMjMEROIAL. '.'.
Nashville, March 15.
Corros There was nothing offering in the cotton marr
ket yesterday, and we heard of no sale3.
Nothing doing in Tobacco, and no clmnge in Groceries.
Amoved 18, Luella, Paducah; Embassy, 3remphis; John
Simpson, Cincinnati; Shipper, Waitsboro'; Mustang, -do; 14,
Depakted 14, Luella, Paducah; Mustang, do.
River falling, with 6) feet on Harpeth.
T7OR ST. LOUIS. The fast and
snlendid passensrer packet ALEONIA,
James Miller, Master, will leave for the dg?
above and all intermediate ports on V ednesdav the ltitti
inst., at 10 o'clock, a. m. For freight or passage; apply otr
board or to marchlS A. HAMILTON, Agent.
FOR LOUISVILLE AND CINCINNATI.
TnE fine steamer STATESMAN, H. G.
McComas, master, will leave as above,
and all intermediate ports on Tuesday,
the 15th, at 4. o'clock, p. it.For freight or passage, apply on";
boardi or to JOHNSON & SMITH, 1 . 1,--
marchH H. T. YEATMAN, gents.
ISA A. STOUT,
No. 5 Clack Street, Nashville, Texx., - - -JS'extdyor
to H. S. French's Grocery Warenou3t, and op
poiiU Jfrrw & Sir attends
A LL kinds of carriages for sale, with harness C$J&
to suit. AH work sold br me is made at Xfii-.
the Clark Street MumiCictorr, and warranted, and will be
sold on as eood Terms, tor Cash or good notes, as any work
made Norm or East
Repairing- done with promptness and dispatch, and all
persons leaving work to repair may rely on getting: it when
promised. All orders promptly attended to. marlo.
TUENITUEE, CABPETING, OIL CLOTH,
THE subscriber has just returned from the
East, and is constantly receiving all kinds of
FURNITURE. CARPETING, &c Slis stock at
present consists of almost every article in Ids line of biua-
ness, anil as extensive as any 111 tlie city, rurchasers would
do well to c.ill, as he is determined to sell low for cash or on
time for approved paper. A. PATTERSON,
march 15 College near Church-street.
FOB THREE eFeXTSGS 2TORE !
The Glorious Success which, has attends! the Slusical
lOJXICELT.'S NIGHTINGALE TROUPE.
HAS induced them to continue duriiur the week produ
cing NEW SONGS, NEW DANCES, COMIC OP
ERAS, &c., Ac.
SIT" For further particulars see small bills.
Seats can be secured by applying at the office be
tween the hours of 11 and 5 o'clock.
tW Admission, Dress Circle and Parquelte 50 cents,
Gallery 25 cents.
Doors open quarter before 7; curtain rises quarter before
AH the new and beautiful songs adapted to tlie Pi
ano, sung by the Nightingales, are for ale at West's Music
Store, No. 14, Union street. They embrace all the latest
and most popularsongs. JOIINT. FORD,
BE0 AD ST&EET BRIDGE COMPANY.
ANclection for a Piesidentand twelve Directors to man
age tho affairs of the Hroad Street Bridge Company
for the ensuing vear will be held at the ofliee of the N asll
ville Insurance Couipauv, on Saturday, April 2d, at 10 o'
clock A.M. " S. M. SCOTT.
HEW BOOT AND SHOE ST0B.E.
B. GARRETT Kcspectfnliy announces w,
that he has purchased from Messrs. A. it. & iy"
C. W. UOI5ERTSON a select and coii.ulete assort- It
ment of BOOTS, SHOES, TRUNKS, UAKPET BAGS, Ac,
from their latest importation, expressly for retailiii! and
will continue the business at their' stand, No. IS, three doors
froniNichol's corner, public square.
He solicits the customers of the Messrs. "Robertson's, and
his friends and the pnblic generally to give him a call, w.tli
the assurance,-on his part, of his best exertion to give satis
faction to all, who may be disposed to patronize him.
marchM-lin E. B. GARRETT.
N. B- Mr. 3IiLTOS CocKKiii will continue at my e&tab
lhmeut and will lie happy to sec and serve his friends. .
"VfOTICE. We have sold to MR. E. B. GARRETT our
JLN retailing stock of Boots, Shoos aud Trunks, and given
him our stand, No. 1(5, south side of the Square. The slock
is select, full and superior, having been made to order for our
regular Spring sales. We, in talciug leave of the retail trade
fir a ssJtart timo avail ourselves of an opportunity to thank the
public for a long and liberal patronage, and recommend our
successor as corthij the eontidtiee ot our customers aud tho
public. "Fair Dealing" will be his standing motto.
marchU lm A. B. fi C. W. ROBERTSON.
FIRST SPBING SALE
Of Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hat3 and Hardware, etc.
BY JOSEPH F. ItOSnVX
ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY,
March 22d, 23d, 24th. My stock at this snle will be
fouud to embrace a greater variety than ever before offered
at Auction, consisting in part as follows: Black, Brown aud
Blue Cloths, Plain ami Fancy Cassimeres, Black and Fancy
Satinetts, Tweeds, Jean, Drop D'Etes, Queens Cloths, Cot
tonades. Check and Fancv Linings, Plain aud Figured Dress
Silks, Satin d'Chenes, Alpacas, Silk Figured and Plain Bar
eges, Aluormes Urenauiues, faolul Uoloreu Uarcges, rnnted
and Painted Jaconets, Embroidered Lawns, Barred Muslins,
Jaconets, Swiss .Mull, Muslins, Fieneh and American Ging
hams, Barege d'Laiues, Chintz d'Luincs, British and Amer
ican Lawns, IJayadcre Dresses, British and American Prints,
Plain aud Figured Satins, Figured Silk Yelrets and Em
broidered Yestings, Napkins, Irish Linens, Linen Lustre,
Bleached and Brown Domestics, Bleached and Brown Dril
lings, (j-t Sheetings, Table Linen, Cambrics, Apron Checks,
Cap Nets, Silk Linings, Cotton Handkerchiefs, Cotton Lace
aiid Edgings, Black, white and mixed Cotton Hose and Half
Hose, Embroidered Curtains, Silk Mantillas, Bonnet Silks,
Linen and Cotton Threads, Pins, Needles, Hooks and Eyes,
Tapes, Combs, Pocket and Table CutlcnvThiiubles, Guns,
Pistols, Fiddles, Silk Angola Wool and Palm Hats, Bonnets,
Boots, Shoes, etc, etc. marchl4
April 5 i-7 10, 20 & '21 1 August, 2 &. 311, IS & 25
May, 3 & 521, 23-2U-30 Sept. G & 7-8, 15, 22 & 29
June,? & 921, 23 2 &W Oct. 4 & 5 5 fc la -20 & 27
July, 5 & 7 l'J A.21-2H& 27 Nov. 1 A 23 & 10 17A 20
J. H. CURREY,
Furniture manufacturer anil Dealer,
TXTOHLD respectfully inform his friends and the
Y V public generallv that he is prepared to furni
them with even-article of furniture from a common
the finest article kept in this city.
surpassed by any one in the South in point of material aud
workmanship to test which he asks your patronage. He
has also a good assortment of imjortcd furniture, all of which
is offered at extremely low prices for cash his motto being
short profits to make quick sales.
Ordered work, repairing and varnishing old fur-
mture, uonc at the shortest notice, anu upon very
i-oiison.-ible terms with despatch. I am also lire-
pared to lilt all orders lor matrasses, tlie common shuck, kept
constantly on hand. Being the only one iu the city having
a right to manufacture O'Neal's Atmospheric Leaver Chum,
it being unequalled by any, I would just say that a supply
can always be found at my rooms on College street.
Undertaking. All "orders lor Collins can be fts.
filled in very short notice, as I keep every descrip-Sc'
ion always in readiness, which will be furnished at lower
rates than usual in this city. Having good hearses, gentle
horses, and a careful driver, with my personal attention in
this department of my business,! hope to mcrityour favors.
Orders can be left at my sale room on College street, No. 25,
where myself orclcrk can always be found, both night and
day, to attend to such orders.- Thankful for past favors, I
hope by strict attention to business to merit a continuance of
the same. J. II. CURREY,
marchl2 No. 2'T, Collegestreet.
For a Short Season Oaly Commencing on Saturday
Evening, March 12th.
THE CUIfYAN TABLEAUX.
CONSISTING of sixty Magnificent Scenes, with figures of
life-size, illustrative of the Pmituiis' Puoghuss. Ma
king the mo3t magificent moving mirror ever presented to
the American public.
This sublime work was minted by tho eminent Ameri
can Artists, Huntington, Mav, Kile, Darle, Crapsev and
Prof. Diegan, and is acknowledged by leading journals, by
artists, and by eminent judges to be a superior work of art.
The cost of this gorgeous painting, which embraces sixty
scenes from the "Glorious old Dream" was 10,000, and has
Iteen viewed by more than 400,000 pel sous in the priucipal
cities oftlie Onion.
Appropriate music, with discriptive lecture, accompauies
Cards of Admission, 50 cents Children half price. Doors
open at o'clock, the mirror will move at 7, precisely.
Exhibition on Wednesday and Saturday afternoon, at 3
o'cldck. Doors open at 2. Liberal arrangements can be
made for tho admission of Schools.
A. DART, Proprietor,
marlO R. J. GREENWOOD, Manager.
JO. W. nOHTOJf. SILAS Jf. MACEV.
K0RT0N & HACEY.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Hardware and Cutlery, Iron and Castings,
Atf. 71, Jfttrbel st., twar Broud Siyn of tJie Mill Saw.
"TTTOULD invite the attention of Merhanf s, Car-
V peuters, lllacksnnths, r armcrs, and the Trad
ing community generally, to their large ana well se-
Pocket and Table Knives,
Anvils and Yiccs,
Augers and Chisels,
Miil-X Cnt and Hand Saws,
Spoons and Candlesticks,
Pad locks and Scissors,
Chains and Hoes,
! lies, Israces and Hits,
Double and Single Shot Guns, Grass Rope, &c Ac-
Together with all articles usually kept in Hardware houses,
which we offer Oil accommodating terms.
WADE & BUTCHER'S CELEBRATED RAZ0SS.
JUST received, 15 dozen W. & B. "Old Army" Razors;
12 dozen W. & B. Hollow Ground Razors; -8
" " "Genuine Barbor "
5 ' " Old Bachelor "
3 " 4 Patent Frame Back "
marchl2 lm ' No. 71 .Market street, .
TIME SALE OF GROCERIES '
ON WEDNESDAY, 16th March, 1853, wc will offer at
O Hogsheads Louisiana Sugar;
200 Barrels prime new Jlolasses;
100 Packages Loaf and Crushed Sugar;
500 Boxes Manufactured Tobacco, all grades;
100,000 Regalia and Princlpec Cigars
200 Boxes Week & Co.'s Star Candles;.
100 " Doyle & Co.'s Tallow do;:
500 Kegs Shoenberger's Nails, all-sizes;
800 doz Beaver Buckets;
500 Boxes" Glassware assorted ;
100 Barrels Green Copperas ;
500 " Superfine Flour;.
100 barrels extra Whiskj-;
100 do Rectified do;
100 Bales Cotton Yams assorted NTo
Willi various other articlea.
' The goods-wiirbe put up in our usual quantities, with
Terms op Sale. All sums under $200, Cash. All sums
ovec?20Q, four months forapproved endorsed notes paya-.
ble in oiteofthe city Banks. ,
marSwtdl . W. n. GORDON & CO.
' STATUTE -LAWS OF .TENNESSEE.
- A -"NE-W Supply -off Nicholson & Caruthers' Statute of
-r Teaaessee. just received and for sale by
" Wnr CHARLES W. SMITH, College st
Washington, March 1-1 Tho President ha3 nom
inated J. M. demons, Marshal of West Tennessee.
W. M. Lowrey, Marshal for East Tennessee. Sam.
J. Bridges, of .Boston, as appraiser in California.
LomsviixE, March 14 The smoke house, and
bulking- house of Jackson Owsley & Co., were de
stroyed by fire last night, by an incendiary, loss
$75,000. Insured. .
3Tew York, Marcli 14 The steamer City of
Glasgow has arrived, She hring3 no news. Mar
Arrival of the Africa.
The slearaer'Africa has arrived. She brings $100
000 in specie.
Cotton Week's sales 34.G00 bales, of which
speculators took 5:000, and exporters 6,000 bales.
lair Urleans b$; middling o$RQf, fair upland 6.
Holders are pressing on the market. -Ureadstuft
dull; flour has declined Gd; yelFow corn 31s 6d; lard
declined 2a3sj Beef and pork unchanged. 'Money
Turkey has rejected' the ultimatum of Austria re
specting the Montenegro question.
The Jewish disabilities bill has been discussed in
The chief mate of the "Tietoria" ship, which was
lost off Dublin, has been indicted for manslaughter; -
It is thought that tlie difficulty between Austria
and Turkey will result in a war.
Fears are entertained of outbreaks in . Hungary.
The garrisons are kept constantly underarms, soii
tincls placed at all gates leading to Buda. The au
thorities of Milan are taking vigorous steps for tilb
arrest Of Mazzini, who was tliought to be in that
The Hungarian regiment which refused to See
upon the insurgents during the rebellion, am to be
sent to Crotia.
Austrian troop3 are advancing towards tlie Turk
The Polish and Hungarian refugees in Turkey
aro to leave for America.
The Austrian legation had left Constantinople in
consequence of the- difficulties between the two
countries, and tlie Porte's rejecting the Austrian ul
timatum. ' -
Austria has rejected the proposed arbitration of
France respecting the English dispute with Turkey.
At Liverpool 0:1 Saturday, 4,500 bales cotton sold.
Market closed heavily. Prices nnchanged. A se
virestonii occurred on Saturday. Many vessels
were blown from their anchorage, and maiiyjseverc
ly damaged by collision. The Valparaiso capeised
and cloven persons were drowned. The Africa was
detained in eousequence.
Charlkston, March 14 Accounts from Havana,
states that the oath of office vas not Sdminwtered
to Mr. King on the 4th. He thought it unnecseasa
ry, fearing he should never reach Washington to
assume the oflice.
Locisvillk, March 14 River falling, 7 feet 8 in
ches in the canal.
BY CURRER BELL; Author of "Jane Eyre," "SMrfey", &c.
Library Edition. 12mo. musliu. Cheap edltkiu, Svo.
W. T. BERRY & CO. have just rccoivud
Y1LLETTE. By Currer Bell, author of "Jane Byre"
. Orixioxs of tub Exnusii Press.
"This book would have made CurnrBell famous, had she
not been already. It retrieves all the ground flhe. lost iu
Shirley,' aud will eugage awider circleof readers limn Jano
Eyre,' for it has all the bwtqualitiesof'thiftieuuirkable book.
There is throughout a charm of freshness which is infinitely
delightful; freshness iu observation, freshness in feolin"'
freshness in expression. Brain and heart are both held m
suspense by the fascinating power oftlie writer."
"This novel amply sustains the fame of fheauthor of Jano
Eyre' and 'Shirley1 as an original and powerful writer. Vil
lette' is a most admirably writfen novel everywhere origi
nal, every where shrewd and at he-art everywhere kindly.
The men, women and children who figure tin onghout it have
llesh and blood in them, aud all arc worked out in such away
as to evincea very keen spirit of observation, and a tine sense
of the picturesque iu character."
"Tho talc is one of the utTections, and remarkable as a pic-'
ture of manners. A burning heart glows throughout it, and
one brilliantly distinct character keeps it alive. The oldest
man, the sternest, who is a genuine novel reader, will find it
hard to get outof Madam Beck's school, when he has once
entered here with Lucy Snowe, and made acqnantance with
the choleric, vain, childlike, and noble hearted M. l'aul
"Of interesting scenes and well-drawn characters, there is
abundance. The characters aro various, happily conceived
and some of them painted with a truth of detail rarely smi
passed. The style of 'Yillette' has that clearness and power
which aro thetcsultof mastery over the thoughts and feel
ings to be expressed, over the peisous and scenes to be de
" 'Villetto' may claim the unhesitating commendations of
our readers and critics. The autobiography oftlie heroine
is at once natural, interesting, cheerful, piquant, and thought
ful. 'Villette' will repay and reward the careful reading it
" 'Villette' is not only a very able but a very pleasant
book. Ifis a tale which, though here anil there if is dashed
wi.h wonder and melancholy, is as a whole cheerful and pi
quant; abundant in clear, clear out, stronglylrawn etchings,
presenting so pleasontjland effective a tran.cript of manner?,
English and Continental, that its success cannot fail to be
"Its claims to distinction aie in ifs admirable delineations,
of character, in its powerful description. in its. wholesome
vein of scntimcntin its spirit and vigor, and in the charm of
1 style that never grows tame and never permits the atten
tion of the reader to fkiga moment."
"Everything written by Currer Bell is rcranrkable. She
can touch nothing without leaving on it the stamp of origi
nality. Of her three novels, this is perhaps the strangest,
the most astonishing, though not the bert. The sustuined
ability is porhups greater in "Villette" than in jts two pre
decessors. The whole thece volumes arc crowded with
beauties; with good thiugs for which we look to the clear
sight, deep feeling, and singular though not excessive ex
perience of life, which we associate with the name of Currer
"The author of 'Jane Eyre,' and 'Shirty,' has again pro
duced a fiction of extraordinary literary power, and of sin.
gular fascination. It isoneotthe inos't absorbing of btoka
one of the most interesting of stories. 'Villetta will add
immensely to the author of 'Jane EyreV fame as a philoso
phical and analytical expositor of the human heart and feel
ings." 1Y. Ti B; & Co. have also just received
NAPOLEON IX EXILE: being the Opinions and Reflec
tions of Napoleon in his own words. By Barry E. O'Meara,
Esq., late Surgeon to Napoleon at St. Helena. marchl.l.
STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS.
JOHN K KXTME.
NO. 57 COIJJiGE STREET, NAS1IV
Sah Ribbons; '
Bonnetdo; ' ." .
" Scarfs; '
Brown " "
Blue " "
AS THIS DAY RECEIVED
Printed Linen Cambric;
Beautiful Challie Berages;
" lleragc DeLaiues;
" - Printed Berages;
Neat Check Silks;
Fig'd Fancy Silks;
India Hard Cord Twills;
Rich Printed Muslins;
Swiss fig'd do;
Super Col'd Berages;
Jilacs uio vq Kocni;
ENGLISH, SCOTCH, FREXCn ANDSTSS EMBROI-
" Cam. do 1
Pans trim'd Val. Collars;
Pointed Lace "
Camb. and Silk 1-Iouncings;
Jaconet ard Swiss Muslins;
Shell Twist Combs;
line Tooth Combs;
Flowing ' " "
Lice " "
BlTc Lace X Veils;
" French "
Sewing-Silk Mitts, -DoltedSwIss
Emb'd Linen Cam. Hdkfs ;
Lace trim'd " do;
"Work Boxes, Baskets, ic
LINEN SHEETINGS, SHIRTINGS, TABLE DAMASKS.
Napkins, New York Mills Domestic,
Undressed. English Long Cloth.
Richardson's Irish Linen, Pillow caseDomcstic,
Pillow case do
12 4 Hamilton Shcctinp
Best Bed Tickings;
Cotton Plaids for house serv'ts,
Bro. and Bleached Drillings,
Birds kye do
ALSO, an excellent assortment of English, French and
American Prints, Beautiful Plaids, ttmghams. Also, an ad
ditional assortmcntment of those justly celebrated Patent
Shoulder Scam Shirts. Also, Cloths, Cassimeres, Yestings;
Cravats, Linen Collars, Linen Cam. Hdkfs, Kid nna Silk
niarchlO No. 57, College st.
T HUNKS. Just rece'mfd a feWfine Trnnks, and for
sale by feb!5 MYERS & McGILL.