REPUBLICAN & DISCIPLINE,
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY,
BY A. M. EDDLEMAN & CO.
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vertisements occupying a quarter, half or whole
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nouncement, and not included in the space occu
pied by yearly advertisers.
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per square for each subsequent insertion. Those
Bent without a specification of the number of in
sertions, will be published until ordered out, and
Sales of Lands and Negroes, by Administrators.
Executors, or Guardians, are required by law to
beheld on the first Tuesday in the month, be
tween the hours of ten in the forenoon and three
in the afternoon, at the Court-house in the coun
ty in which the property is situate. Notices of
these sales must be given in a public Gazette
B>ixty days previous to the day sale.
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be given at least ten days previous to the pay
Notice to Debtors and Creditors of an Estate
must be published forty days.
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Court of Ordinary for leave to sell Land or Ne
groes, must be published weekly for two months.
Citations for Letters of Administration must
be published thirty days —for Dismission from
Administration, monthly six months —for Dis
mission from Guardianship, forty days.
Rules for Foreclosure of Mortgage must be
published monthly for four months —for estab
lishing Lost Papers, for the full space of three
months compelling titles from Administrators
•r Executors, where a bond has been given by the
deceased, the full space of three months..
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ing to these, the legal requirements, unless oth
Rowes, iiyatt & co. ; —
Wholesale Dealers in Boots. Shoes, niul Leather, 55
Warren and 53 Murray Streets. New York. Orders
Mflpectfully solicited and promptly filled. — 5
March 28, 1856.-1 y.
WILSON & OLIVER,—Phy
VV Sicimns anl Surgeons. Atlanta. (tatrgiit.
* * OFFICE—In Maj. Klee’s New Brick Buildinj?. sec
•a 1 atory—on I»yd Street. March 28. 1856.—1 y.
r pilE JOIIXSOX 110 l S?L - White
.l Hall Struct, Atlanta. Georgia. Board per
d«y. S'l.'o J. It. 1303',YOUTH.
Dec 21 55-ts.
FCETON ilOi S!..
Ui«ima Sr. ..... Atlanta, Ga.
BY DR. D. L. GORDON.
»ug. 20 1 ft ts
I OARD, per day fl 2;>
1 OAKD, per week 5 00
T. S. KILPATRICK, Agent,
nov 555-wtf Macon, Georgia.
’'WIIIIS well known and popular establishment
H. formerly the City Hotel, at the corner ot
~ yd and Decatur stre-'ts, in now open for the
i.- option of visitors. A long experience in tin
1 n incss. the undersigned Hatters himseli, will
i a ible him to cater successfully to the wants oi
i.l who mav givehim a call.
lan 13 55 ts JOHN F. ARNOLD
Main'jii* i, V n-nl 9 Mam,, Street,
SECOND POOR FBOM BROADWAY.
(/' posit r the Park JVEW 1 Olt A.
HUGGINS & FLING, Proprietors.
Jt. Hcihhns. late of Pearl street House, Ros
to <; H. G. Fuxu. lute of Lovejoy’s Hotel, New
1 ~rk. ly March S
North I'mlrtll Street, I‘lifin;tel]ih!n.
H KIBBIN & SON PROPRIETORS
•ct 27 ’55 diwly.
3lcKlemv & Bradford,
J lENERAL COMMISSION .M EltCll ants,
* f No. IS Curoudclet Street. Now Orleans.—
(' ir business is kept up through the entire year,
(i 1 all orders addressed to us receive prompt
• n l cureful attention. Juno 21 55 tl
dartre SI & Glenn,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Atlanta, Georgia,
will attend the Courts in the Counties ol
Kr ton, IleKall). Fayette, Campbell, Meriwether,
i r. Coweta, Carroll,Henry, Troupe, Heard, Cobb
a i. Spalding.
L h .08 J. GAUTUEI.L, LUTHER J. GLENN
p jt .nerly of Washing-1 j Formely ot Mc
ton, (la. f _ | Donough, Ga.
t <Bce.—Fronting the Rail Road, on \\ liite
-11 a . Street. December 21 5 12 12ino
Michael J. Ivy,
\OTORNEY AT LAW, Atlanta, Georgia.—
February 22, 1855. ly
Kz/.arrt it Collier,
i TORNEYS AT LAW, Atlanta, Georgia.
. V having uuitedthemselves in the practice, Avill
a to and to business intrusted to their care in the
t if wing counties, viz: Fulton, DeKaib, New
i u, .lenry. Fayette, Coweta, Campbell, Carroll,
i u ling, Cass and Cobb.
r >y will also practice in the District Court of
t t . nited States at Marietta and the Supreme
( >ut of Georgia.
O ee in the Atlanta Bank Building, 2d floor.
V. ,1,1 IM EZZAItD. JOHN COLLIER.
Ja IS IL_
C. V. Howell,
VI ORNEY AT LAW. Atlanta, Georgia, will
ractice in the Superior Courts of Fulton
eid a jacen' counties. Also, in the Supreme
ouri at Atlanta and Macon,
dee 27 55 "
T. It. iill’LKV,
-\E\LER IN CHINA CROCKERY AND
/ ( LASS WARE, Atlanta, Georgia, has just
t ceiv .1 a few barrels of W inter Sperm
tt'liale, and Lard Oil. For sale low.
t erms cash.
dec7 5 ID ts.
Overby & IllecUley,
* TTORNEY AT LAW, Atlanta,Georgia.—
O ce on Marietta street- [4-Otf.
Harris St Wilson,
ATTORNEY’S AT LAW, Atlanta Georgia.—
O ce under Intelligencer Printing Office.
nov 1 5 b
. HIKE. l. w. WELLS. men-.BI> CURB
CRANE, WELLS & CO.,
, COTTON AND f’RODCCK FACTokrt, FOR
(, WARDING AND COMMISSION MER
*. HANTS, N0.82 Bay street, Savannah, Georgia.
LEWIS LAW'S HE,
\ yTERtHIANT TAILOR, No.
iVL 48. WUite-llall street. At
lanta. Georgia, is ready (and
willing) to put up Clothing m tm
the latest and best style, and to m
luruish all the necessary fixiqs” Irx \ ■
tr show off the outer man to the y, j H
best advantage. Also Masonic _ 9 L-.
Regalia and Tailors’ preirequi- pftin M ~
(lies for sale on reasonable terms,
Juwe !?, 5, 38 t(
3V. KING, SR. M’LEOD KINO. W. KINO, JR
W. KING & SONS,
Factors & commission merchants,
and FORWARDING AGENTS, Savannah,
References: —J. Norcross, Atlanta; E. E.
Pincnan, Marietta; AY. AY. Clayton, Kingston;
N. .1. Bayard and R. T. McOuy, Rome,
nov 3 55 wly
J. C. RUPERT. | M. S. CASSDTT. | J. T. IIARDIU.
JOHN TANARUS, IIARDIE & CO,,
Number 85 Gravlcr Street,
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Refer to E. T. Jones, Albany, Ga.; James A.
Nisbit, Macon, Ga.; Judge J. H. Lumpkin, Ath
ens, Ga.; Col. John Banks, Columbus, Ga.; J.
•T. Dcupree, Lexington, Ga.; Jas. & John Mann,
Madison, Ga. 6mos. Sept. 27, 1855.
T. STEXKOUSE. J. M. ALLEN. C. X. AYE RILL
STENHOUSE, ALLEN & CO.,
FORWAIIDINO «S; CIOMJUISSTOV
MERCH A N T r ,
No. 7 HayxeSt CIIAHLKSTOX, S. C.
Particular attention given to the sale of
CORN, FLOUR, and COUNTRY RPODUCE
generally. Aug. IG, 1855—1 y.
J E. WILLIAMS J RHEA. Q. WM. M. WILLIAMS
J. E. Williams Cos.
(Successors to J. E. Williams)
C GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
W and particularly for the sale of Bacon. Lard
Grain, etc. Arc. Athenaeum building, Decatur
street, near the Trout House, .Atlanta, Ga. lam
truly thankful for the very liberal patronage
L have received for the past three years, and re
spectfully solicit a continuance of the same to
the new firm. J. E. WILLL4MS.
March 8 55 ts
DANIEL HAND. ]). H. WILCOX
HAND, WILCOX k CO.,
WII OLES AL E GIIOC ER S ,
OUGAR. COFFEE, MOLASSES, BAGGING,
O ROPE, NAILS, and every article kept in the
business, except Liquors.
GKO. W. WILLIAMS. A. GRAVES.
Sept. 27, 1855. 6mos.
T. A. Warwick, ( Formerly of Atlanta,)
COMMISSION MERCII ANT,
T J. RJCHARDS & .Go.,— Keep a wholesale
• and Retail Cheap Cash. Book. Music and
Fancy Store, on White-llall Street. Atlanta. Ga.
Orders per Mail promptly attended to. Estab
lished November Ist 1855
WM. DELWOKTH. SAM. BRANSON
DI LWOR'l’li, 15 H V NSON & CO.,
73 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA.
HENRY 11. LAMMS. JAMES M. TAXCK.
oct27, "55 <!/.'.vly.
A RCIIITEGT AM) BUILDER, White-llall
A. St’v t. Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct. 24, 1855. " di-w-tf.
Watclies stud Jewelry,
OF THE LATEST __
S T V L E S , ami xSfp
Very Best Quail
ty, always oa haud and yff
l\ir sale by E. ff* \ 3 )®lC
LUVSOE & BROTHER. I
Who are always prepar- *
ed to have Watch Repairing done up in the finest
Mvle and warranted.
*s< ptLG 3 50 ts
MRS. E. 0. COLLINS,
tfSL-, DEALER ill Fashionable BONNETS,
jfiKy DItKSS CARS, FLOWERS, RIBBONS,
EMBROIDERIES. Ac... No. 253 Broad
street, opposite United States Hotel, Augusta,
Ga. ,*&~All ordeis filled with dispatch,
nov 3 55 di’.vly
Joscpli \T hildeiij
Dealer in faints, oils and glass,
No. 11 Ilaync-Strcct, Charleston, S. C. keeps
constantly for sale, a general assortment of
l’alnts, and Oils of all kinds. Varnishes,. Win
dow Glass anil Sashes. Spirits Turpentine. Spirit
Gas, Cotton Foot-Gill Fixtures, Glue and Brush
es of various kinds
oct2 5 1 ts
Atlanta Machine Works.
AT this Establishment may be found the most
extensive and varied assortment of FAT
TERNS for Merchant and Custom Mills in the
State, embracing tlie latest improvements for
Mill Gearing found anywhere. Tile experience
of the Superintendent (J. L. Dunning) has been
equal to any one of his ago in Mill Building,
and from this fact can advise those who want
To Lumbermen I would say if you want a Saw
Mill at all, get a Circular Mill. There is no mis
take about their advantage—notany. We make
them ou short notice, and so do others ; but we
mean to have those of our build good enough, il
not the best yet made.
Terms cash; or, in other words, pay and be
paid. JAS. L. DI NNING,
Superintendent Atlanta Machine Cos.
June 21 sft ts
(’. I\ BAH i’ll,
U>IANO FORTE RE-FAIRER ANT) TUNER.
will attend to any calls in his line of busi
ness, such as regulating of action, covering of
hammers, (felted or bulled,) laying of new
Strings by the Octave, whole.or single. Tuning
by the year done at reduced prices. Orders any
where from the country addressed to C. F.
BARTH, Atlanta, Georgia, will meet with
prompt attention hev.2 ts.
Attorney at law, nftcr fifteen
years' practice, has permanently located
in Augusta, (la; will attend to all business en
trusted him in the counties of Richmond, War
ren, Columbia, Burke, .leff'rson and Lincoln.
Office on the corner of Washington and Ellis
Streets. Feb.. 8, 1850. 6m
WOIJ LI) respectfully inform the citizens
of Atlanta and vicinity, that he has open
ed a shop on Whitehall street, next door to L.
Lawshe*s Tailoring establishment, where he may
always be found ready to make to order
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Os the best Stock and Workmanship. All work
warranted. Patronage solicited. Terms cash,
and prices reasonable. Feb. 8, 1858,
f7d. THU MAN 7S ■ IMhB.S.
S U It G E 0 W E NTIST,
Has located in Atlanta, Geo. Office No. 38,
White Hall Street.
AL CL Simpson,
TTORNEY AT LAW', Atlanta. Georgia.—
or. 14 P 7 ts
STLOAN K OAT.MAN,
DEALERS in Italian, Egyptian and American
STATUARY and East Tennessee MAR
BLE. MONUMENTS. TOMBS, URNS and VAS
ES, MARBLE MANTELS and FURNISHING
MARBLE. All orders promptly filled.
Ware rooms opposite Georgia Rail Road
tiepot, Atlanta, Georgia. oct 25 dtwt".
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, FRIDAY MORNING. APRIL 25, 1856.
MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1850.
“The Present slate and Condition of the
Kail Road Interest.”
Under the above heading the Rail Road
Record gives an interesting article respecting
fluctuation in the price of Rail Road stocks for
the past two years, and assigns as the great
cause, the immense and heavy speculations in
them. “ But those who were able to hold their
s'oeks have not sustained any loss.” The
waiting time,” it says, “is nearly over, and it
ii time to look at the great causes at work to
produce a great change in the value of Rail
Road property and securities,” and adds :
“2. Another great cause of Railroad depre
ciation in 1855, was the very slioit creeps of
1854. This was felt most severely till Sep
tember, 1855, when the Railroads began to
show a great improvement in freight. This
improvement has continued in an increasing ra
tio ever since. The crops of 1855 were very
great, and those of 18:56 promise to do well;
at least there is no room for anticipating
ticipating another deficient season.
3. There is another cause, not counted,
which lias operated prodigiously against the
Roads, but which is now much less efficient.—
We mean the foaling debts, which were
thought essly created in a time of money plea
ty. but which could only he carried by im
mense sacrifices in time of pressure. Many of
die roads have either paid, or funded this ruin
ous debt. It is this which has caused many of
them to pass a dividend when otherwise they
might make it. The prospect now is that dur
ing the coining year most of the active roads
will make cash dividends, and the effect of that,
on their securities will he very great.
4. r J'he continued and rapid increase of
Railroads will prove in a short time, that Rail-
Stocks, in four cases out ot five, will oe the best
in the country. W r e give below the cost and
no learnings of a few of the Roads in Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin, which are now
in actual operation, viz :
COST. EAK.VINiiS. CKNT.
Clevelant k Columbus, 55,M6,133 *781,55S Ifiij
Columbus ic Xenia 1.481.7113 187.518 12 Lj
Little* .Miami 3.048,172 330,708 «; 4
Cin. Ham. & Diivton 2,961,978 260.000 8> 3
Cleveland & Toledo 5,124,627 396,386 7» a
Cleveland k, I'ittsburg, 4.818,153 255.868 SL.
Eiton & Hamilton 1,345.573 53,256 4
Oliio&Peun 5.670,700 662,117 11 )i ■
Suidusky & Newark,,. 3.552,357 164,479 5
Cn k Indianopolis, 2,178,461 193,142 y
111 liana. Central 1.997,911 134.37 5 7
Now Albany & Salem 6,643.189 171.402 s>*
Te to Haute & Indianapolis,. 1,502,166 189.702 12
Galena.& Chicago 5.866.263 942,231 16
Michigan Central 10.300.147 87e.6&6 8»i
Michigan Southern 11,645.208 875.000 B,' a
JeTcrsonville 1,708.202 94.318 6>i
Evansville ."c Crawfordsville. 1.844.541 64,552 4
Belle.ontain k Indianapolis, 2.805.851 114.592 4
Milwaukee & Miss. 3,578.757 417,443 ]1
Here are twenty roads which in property are
equal to any in the United States. They are
all in the North-West, in new States, They
cost more than eighty millions and pay a nett
income of 9 per cent. If, in opposition to tin's,
it be said, there are other roads which do not
do so well, it is enough to say there are hut few
other roads really completed, that is, have their
equipments, funded their floating debt, and have
everything in full operation.
T 1 e statements and reasons we have here
given have, at least, the weight of undeniable
facts, and they point surely and certainly to a
rise in railroad property.’'
We gave in our issue of last week a State
ment of the Earnings and Profits of the Geor
gia Railroad, which was equal to 10 per cent
on its immense capital. The Atlanta & La
Grange Railroad lias never paid its stockhold
ers les3 than six per cent from the day they
paid in the money'. Itjmude, last year twenty
per cent profit.
The Georgia Air Line Railroad is on a di
rect line with the Atlanta & LaGrange road,
and there is no good reason why the former,
when built, will not pay as well as the latter.
American Triumi'ii is Baton Rough. —At
the recent election held in Baton Rouge, La.,
the American Ticket for municipal officers was
triumphantly elected. The Gazette, of that
place, says that the contest for some of the
posts to 1/6'filled “ was a sharp one,” but that
“the American candidates triumphed by unex
pectedly large majorities.”
Mr. (.'. W. Benedict, proprietor of a paper
mill near Raleigh, has recently been testing,
with signal success, (he practicability of man
u aeturing wrapping paper from the ordinary
broom straw. For strength it is particularly
alapted to the use of grocers and others.
Been wan in New York. —A number of
the friends of Mr. Buchanan had a private din
ner parly at the New York Hotel, on Friday
evening last, with the view of bringing out a
significant demonstration for Buchanan in that
city and State. About fifty gentlemen sat
down to dinner, and among them were Beverly
Tucker, editor of the Washington Sentinel ;
Col. John \V. Forney, late Clerk of the House
of Representatives ; George N. Saunders, late
United States Consul at London ; Isaac s'.
Fowler, postmaster of New York city ; Col.
Thomas Dunlap, deputy naval officer of the
port of New York, and several other gentlemen
of like prominence.
Boston.— An enumeration of the population
of Boston, just taken, shows again 16 31 per
cent s nee 1850. This is mostly foreign, the
increase of the native population being less than
one per cent. The census of 1855 is the first
one which shows the foreign . population of
Boston to outnumber the Americans. The to
tal American population number 75,922, or
47 02 per cent, and the foreign number 86,507,
or 52 98 per cent—the entire population being
151,2-19, and consisting of 77,567 and 84,862
American Meeting.—A very large and en
thusiastic meeting was held in the town of Lex
itgton, Davidson county, N. 0 , on the Ist inst.
The nonmation ot Fillmore and Donelson was
heartily responded to.
At the election held on Monday, in Fremont,
Mass., the whole American ticket was elected
by a handsome majority. This is the first t irue
the demodrats have ever been defeated in Fre
Election in Terrell.— On Monday lire 7th
inst , an election was held lor county offices in
the new county of Terrell, and resulted in the
choice of the entire American ticket, by major
ities ranging from thirty or forty to seventy or
For the TTpubliran k Discipline.
Sly Native I,and.
America! my native land, •
Dear, dear thou art to me; .
Fain would T write for thecc in verse, *
A glorious destiny.
I would I had the poet's gift,
Or a patriotic soul,
That I might trace on history's page,
Thy worth from pole to pole. 0
May that High Ruler over all, •
That bless’d my native land,
Protect it from dissection's power—
“ United let it stand.”
May strife subside and discord cease—
Disunion lie no more ;
May Peace her radient wings unfold,
And bless my native shore.
While Nations war and Kingdoms fall,
Firm may my country be;
May rolling centuries ever find
It blest as now, and free.
From North to South, from East to West,
Let that proud Banner wave,
In memory of that gallant band,
Who blessed freedom gave.
Oh ! may prosperity increase.
And Commerce raise her di me;
And Truth and Friendship reign supreme,
In thee my' native home.
The Constitution that we love,
God grant that it may stand;
This is my constant prayer for thee,
Thou blest and glorious land,
Atlanta, Georgia, April 18th, 185 G.
What though the mountain’s side be steep—
And rugged be thy way?
What though the passing clouds olscure
The brightness of thy day?
That mountain’s summit lots been pressed
By wearier feet than thine!
And through the clouds of thy despair,
Rays from above still shine.
“ There's not a rose without a thorn,”
Nor joy without a grief-
No autumn time of gathering-in,
Without tiic falling leaf,
Let “upward—onward.'* be tliy lay,
Give in not, nov despair!
Thou sharest but the common lot,'
Thy burden meekly bear!
ITU A Remarkable Executioner.
We have observed several wonderful stories
of late respecting the skill of the Chinese exe
cutioners, w. o> it is said can strike off the heads
of their victims so skillfully that the poor fel
lows themselves never discover their loss until
a moment or two after they' are dead. We re- ,
call to mind, however, the story ol a German 1
executioner, who far surpassed the Chinese in |
professional dexterity. Upon one occasion it j
happened that a Criminal, who was condemned ]
to death had a-singnlar itching to play at nine- 1
pin-; and he implored permission to play once
more at his favorite game h fore lie died.—
Then he said he would submit to his fate with
out a murmur. The Judge, thinking, there
could be no harm in humoring him granted his
last prayer, and, upon arriving at. the place of
execution, lie found every thing prepared for
the game—the pins being set up and the bowls
lie commence 1 bis favorite sport with en
thusiasm. After a while, the Sheriff observing
that he showed no inclination to desist, made a
sign to the executioner to strike the fatal blow
while he stooped for a bowl. The executioner
did so, but with such exquisite dexterity that
the culprit did not notice or feel i’. lie thought
indeed that a cold breath of air was blowing
upon iiis neck; and drawing himself hack with
a shrug, Ins head dropped forward into his
hands. He naturally supposed that it was a
bowl which he had grasped, and seizing itfirm
ly rolled it at the pins. All of them fell; and
the head was heard to exclaim as it rebounded
from the further wa’l, ‘-llarrah! I've won the
ga me!” —Portfol io.
Nomination of Fillmore and Donelson
Ratified in New Orleans.— A large number
of citizens assembled on the Neutral ground
New Orleans, on Saturday' evening, the 12th
inst.. to ratify the nominations made by the
Philadelphia Convention. Hon. C. M. Con
rad presided. The meeting, says the Picayune,
was in turn addressed by the President, by
Judge Moore, Major J. Waddell, J. 11. Har
man Col. J. S. Williams Col. Field. The
speaker were all enthusiastic, and voucheds in
express terms for the worth and capability of
their standard bearers.
Prior to tiie adjournment of the meeting the
following resolution, proposed by Dr. Tlarman,
was unanimously adopted.
Resolved. That, we cordially approve of the
nominations of Millard Fillmore and Andrew
Jackson Donelson as candidates for President
and Vice President of the United States; and
will use all honorable means to promote their
Tub Cincinnati Convention. —The Yew
York News, one of the organs of the Hards,
says that it is impossible for the two sections
of the Democratic party of that State to sit
together, or to vote together, in the Cincinnati
National Convention. The editor asks:
Is it likely that any name can he proposed
upon which they can unite: that any platform
can lie lanUlown upon which they can harmo
noously stand? Certainly not: and the vote of
New York must, therefore, remain withheld; it
can never be cast in the Convention. To admit
the two delegations would be virtually to eject
New York from the Convention, lor she could
never agree to vote.
Mr. John Parker, and son, were attending
to some fish lines on the river about three miles
above here, when they were surprised by a con
tinuous, unusual roaring towards the middle of
the stream—the night was without wind.—
Owing to the darkness, no effort was made to
ascertain the cause of this strange noise until
daylight, when it was seen that a whirlpool of
large extent was in active operation, some two
hundred'yards from the Missouri shore, which
still continues in operation, drawing in a great
body of water. Ho much, indeed, that the vol
ume of the river below is sensibly lessened*—
Drift-wood and large floating logs go in and
Many hundreds went up yesterday to see this
strange sight. Unless this irumens" chasm soon
fills up with water, the effect upon navigation
will be calamitous indeed, for it would seem
the bottom of the river has really fallen out.—
Birth of an American Print* .
Programme of the ceremonial to be observed on
the birth of a child to Mr. Riggs, one of the
Sovereigns of America.
When Mrs. Diggs begins to feel that the
long-expected tune has at last arrived, she will
wake Diggs from the sound sleep lie will be cn
joying, and on his asking, What is the mat
ter?” he will be informed by Mrs. Diggs. As
soon as Diggs can hastily get on his pantaloons,
hoots and coat, he shall go immediately for the
Nurse, the Grand Mistress of Digg-’ house
hold, as soon as she steps her foot within his
door, and after escorting the Grand Mistress to
the said door, lie shall inform the family physi
cian. who shall immediately repair to the Diggs
castle. Diggs shall also convey the informa
tion of what is transpiring to all who hold
rank in his household, ilis mother-in-law—
she shall appear in whatever clothes she cau
find handy, the state of her nerves on learning
the facts, being in such a condition as to pre
vent ail elaborate toilet. On arriving at the
Diggs Castle, she shall exclaim, “ Ah, my poor,
dear Emily,” and look at Diggs, us if sfec
thought him the worst of criminals. Diggs,
011 receiving ti.is look in silence, shall cause th :■
head j.s and the Maid of the Bed-chambers
t, j be called, and he in waiting in an ante-room
for whatever orders the Grand Mistress of the
Household may send them. Diggs is expected
to faithfully execute all these orders in not less
than ten minutes, and when they are accom
plished, Diggs is at liberty to retire to in's pri
vate apartment, and there await further orders
from the Grand Mistress of the Household.—
In the meanwhile his nervous system nmy re
quire a little weak toddy, and in the intervals
of propping his nerves, Diggs shall frequently
declare that lie wishes the thing was all over.
In the chamber of Mrs. Diggs there shall
only he the physicians, the Grand Mistress of
the Household and The mother-in-law. The lat
ter distinguished personage, before many days,
will make an effort to outrank the Grand Mis
tress of the Household, and in the tilts which
ensue consequent upon this effort, Diggs is ex
pected to take both sides and carry water on
both shoulders. The cook shall retire to the
kitchen, stir up her fire and hold herself ready
for any service needed. The Maid of the Bed
Chambers shall assemble herself anywhere with
in calling distance from the door of Mrs. Diggs’
apartment and when the Grand Mistress of the
Household gives her orders and tells her not to
be all day about it she shall obey them.
At the moment at which the signs are pro
pitious, Diggs shall he informed that it is near
ly all over. Diggs will put moi e questions than
he can be answered, and he will be told to wait
a little while longer, that his dear Emily is
bearing up wonderfully, and frequently calls
upon her dear Tommy. Thomas Diggs shall
sigh, and wish it \va3all over again.
In tlie morning, when the room is put to
right, Diggs shall he called to Mrs. Diggs’
apartments, and the child shall be presented to
j him by the Grand Mistress of the Household,
1 and Diggs shall examine it, first with profound
J astonishment, and then assuming a more jo
vial air, shall touch its little cheek, and call it
“ the dear, weeny, peeny. little thing." Diggs
shall then kiss his dear Emily about one dozen
times, and express much sympathy tor her suf
ferings. Mrs. Diggs will then give him distinct
ly to understand that that child is the last, and
that men have no idea of the sufferings of poor
woman. The child’s name having been long
fixed, Diggs shall then proceed to the parlor,
and taking down the family bible, slmll make
a minute (proces verbal) of the birth of the
child, in accordance with the long established
usages of the American Sovereigns.
Soon after daylight, the aunts, the cousins,
and all the relations that are recognized by the
farnily, including all the relations of the moth
er-in law, shall call at the house and he inform
ed of all the particulars by the mother-in-law.
The cook and maid of the bed-chambers will
convey the intelligence over the back yard
fence to the cook and maid of the bed-chambers
of the second yard, so that every family in the
block shall receive intelligence of tho joyful
event by breakfast time.
Diggs will then take his breakfast without
grumbling about the cookery, and proceed to
his place of business. By his manner Diggs
will indicate to his follow sovereigns whether
the child is a hoy or a girl. If it is a hoy.
Diggs will he unusually lively—he will walk
with a spring—his face will be covered With
smiles—he will, in fact, make every one be meets
exclaim “ there goes a happy dog.” If it is a
girl, he will feel happy, and be happy, but bis
happiness will he subdued, quiet and calm.—
When lie arrives at his place of business, he
will there proclaim the great event, and is not
expected to notice any little joke which may be
perpetrated at his expense.
Di<*g.s will return homo at least six times dur
inn- the first day. He will look at the child six
times, and tickling' its cheeks with bis finger,
will six times exclaim—'• Oh. the weeny beeny
little thing?” Diggs will take ail orders to the
Pharmacopoiist, and the Pharmacopofisi is ex
pected to he unusually elated with the news.—
The Pharmacoplist will congratulate him in set
terms, and will ask how they are doing—
Diggs will inform him that they arc doing well
as could be expected under the circumstances,
and will go a little into particulars, with which
the Pharmacopoiist will be highly delighted to
air his knowledge of the whole business.
In four weeks after the birth of the child,
the Grand Mistress of the Household will va
cate the premises. Diggs will then receive
strict orders that he is not expected to go out
after tea. '[lie dear weeny, beeny little thing
will always be sick after tea, and he must help
his dear Emily to keep it quiet, and get it
sound asleep. ' He must also hold himself in
readiness to get up at least six times every
night. And during the time his only sleep is
cat naps, he will be extensively in the catnip
trade, that article being found very necessary
for the health of the dear weeny beeny little
In about six months after the event, Diggs
will have some, experience in domestic life, and
will find out that it has its duties and c ires as
well as its pleasures: —Philadelphia Bulletin.
A High Sf.nsk of Honor. — An English no
bleman ran away with a married woman, and
after she was divorced from her husband mar
ried her. Some time having elapsed, his lord
ship was surprised at not receiving a challenge
from her former husband, and being anxious to
make reparation, sent the following offer of
satisfaction: "Sir: Having done you the
greatest injury that one man can do another,
1 think it incumbent upon me to offer you the
satisfaction which one gentleman owes to un
other in such circumstanses.” The husband
replied: “My Lord, in taking off my bands a
woman who has proved herself a wretch, you
have done me the greatest favor that one man
can do another, and 1 think it incumbent upon
me to offer you the acknowledgments which
one gentleman owes to another in such circum
Several of the Sag-Nicht papers are sneer
ing at Mr Fillmore because lie. was elevated lo
the Presidency not by the people but by the de
cree of Providence. They think that an elec
tion by the Almighty is discreditable in emu.
parison with an election by the unwashed De
-1 niocracy.— Louisville Journal.
Singular Devei.opmet.—The Memphis En
quirer states that the name of the young man
who killed the clerk of the Ohio Belle and was
subsequently drowned in the Mississippi, was
Joseph Cocke. Jr., son of Joseph Cocke. Esq..
who resides near Holly Springs. Miss. Young
Cocke killed Sanderson at Holly Springs, a few
y ar- ago, and has ever since been a fugitive
from justice, having in the meantime assumed
the name of‘'Jones”—under which name he,
perished. His father has gone to Hickman to
take the body home.
The Jackson Mississippian says that
Mississippi “owes a debt to the Pierce Ad
ministration,” and Prentice wants to know
whether that State n;c ins to issue bonds
to secure its payment, and if so; what
will probably be their market value?
Lady (in sash onabje tjr.-M.)—‘Little
bov cv, I go through this gate to the riv
Boy,—‘Perhaps. A load of hay went
through this morning.’
Honesty is said to be the best piolicy ;
but our opinion is, that it is no policy qt
all.—Honesty is simply honesty, and poli
cy is policy,—nothing more, nothing less.
A country editor, in speaking of a
steamboat, says :
“Slie had twelve berths in her lady’s
“Oh, life of me,” exclaimed an old lady
on reading the above, “what a squalling
there must have been?”
Where arp. They ?, — A friend says ,he
has often heard people talk of the four
quarters of the globe, but never heard
mention of the hind quarters, and wants
to know where they are.—Pick.
11 all’s Journal of Heath says emanations
from cellars do not kill in a night; if they di 1
universal attention would be forced to their
proper management, but it is certain, from the
very nature of things, that unclean, damp, and
mouldy cellars, with their sepulchral fumes, do
undermine the health of multitudes of families,
and send many of their members to an untime
ly grave. Dr. Hall disapproves of cold bathing
in wint r.
A dispatch in the Louisville Journal, dated
Nashville, April 3. says :
“ Agricultural Bank of Tennessee thrown
out to day by all the Banks. Notes of the
Shelbyvillc Bank refused at the counter of the
The exports of breadstuff’s frotn the United
States since September 1. 1855, to Great Bri
tain. up to the close of March, 1856, were 708.-
650 barrels flour ; 3,629,807 bushels wheat, and
3,477,339 huslicli? corn. To about the same
period in 185S, they were only 133,066 barrels
flour; 193.904 bushels wheat, and 4.234.352
bushels corn ; while in 1854 they had reached
at the same time, 1,525,559 barrels flour; 5-
1G7.3G8 bushels wheat, and 3,322.414 bushels
corn. The exports from New York to the
continent of Europe, up to the 18th March,
and from other ports to the latest mail dates
reached at that time, were Goß.ll 9 barrels
flour; 2,141,1G9 bushels wheat: 188,180 bush
els corn, and 1,254,935 bushels rye.
Mr. Fillmore aad Mr. Donelson.
The following incident is related to ns
by a gentleman who happened to be pres
ent when Mr. Fiilmore visited the Hermit
age as he passed through this seet’o 1 of
cuntry after tliejelose of his Presidency, lie
called, after leaving the Hermitage, and
spent several ours with Major Donelson,
who had prepared a collation of which
many of the neighbors partook. In the
course of the evening, Major Donelson,
after adverting to the fact, that he had
once bitterly opposed Mr. Fillmore, hav
ing looked upon him as the head of a
party which stood on a platform unsafe
for the institutions of the South, stated
to his friends and neighbors that he was
happy to have such an opportunity as this
of expressing his conviction, that he had
do: e ids distinguished guest, who bad
jest left, great injustice. It wasnow man
ifest that Mr. Fillmore was a far more re
liable friend of the constitutional rights
of all sections of the Union than Mr.
Pierce, for whom he, Air. Donelson had
voted. Time had showed that Mr. Pierce
was the patron of the ultraists who had
so bitterly opposed the Compromise Meas
ures, as a final settlement of the slavery
question. It was also now evident tha
Mr. Fillmore, in standing by that settle
ment, had brought upon himself the wrath
of the higher law men of the Noith. Un
der such circumssances Mr. Donelson said,
lie was ready to make all the amends in
his power, and that as he had helped his
Democratic friends to pull down the ad
ministration of Mr. Fillmore, he would
say to them that lie was ready to build it
up again : and as an earnest of his inten
tions, he would now propose as a toast,
at his own house and at his own table :
Millard Fillmore. —The people will
make him President in 185fi, us they did
Gen. Jackson in 1828 and in 1832 lie
is true to the Constitution and the Union,
whilst his Democratic successor has shame
fully surrendered both to the keeping of
the higher law men of the North and the
South, the Rhetts and Chevesses of the
latter section, and the Sewards and Gid-
Giddingses of the former.
This toast was drank with acclamation,
and affords conclusive evidence of Major
Donelson’s high appreciation of Mr. Fill
more at a time when his open and manly j
expressing of such appreciation could by j
no possibility be subject lo the imputation j
of having proceeded from any other than j
the most honorable motives. — Bep. Ban
The Austin (Texas) Gazette Iranis from
the Rio Grand •, that a strong demonstra
tion is about to ire, made-in Sonora and
t.Vmhuila in favor of independence from
Mexico and annexation ta H«t* United
Sweet ThoughtM loll,
We often meet' with sel
lime and beautiful thoutjbgfllflß
of men of genius.
Silgge>ted bv li.e
• ■i"ii.< 'lnin tin- <-h<ii<-estjKMBHKmSESEj
How sweet the thoi|BWMwsßl*g%Ml|!ff
pat/uses with all our
The great demand
demand for sympathy.
iit or they cannot be hapjflßSwKßlSyrpT
tensive their possessions
Rut how little sympathy \t t
I low preciouSMjflfflffijffin
that our Saviour syinpateiz'
joy and every sorrow j' Chris tianTTwSrJT
sometimes feel that you arc
that there are ncse who care
y_ '»!•: mistaken. You forget that J*e
sus r by your side ; that he approves
every innocent smile anil notices everv
falling tear, and feels for you a love and
sympathy that no finite mind can meSR
How sweet the thought that
reigns ? The nations are perplexed and
troubled, the foundations of the earth are
out of course, the wisdom of the wise
seems to be of no avail, anil the strong man
is as a child : still we can look upon the
troubled scene without fear, for God
reigns. Amind all the confusion and up
roar his councel shall stand, and he shall
do all his pleasure. Not only is he the
Governor of the nations, but he governs
and directs in all matters pertaining to our
individual interest. Not a hair of our head
falls to the ground without his notice, and
the resources of Omnipotence are pledged
to cause all things to work together for
our goodl ■ , .
How sweet the thought that death is going
home! lie who has been an exile in a
strange land, who has dwelt among peo
ple of a strange tongue ; rejoices at the
sight of the vessel which is to bear him to
his shores, where he shall enter again the
paternal mansion, and receive the wel
come of loved ones there. Death rightly
viewed, is the messenger who is to eon
-1 duct us to our home in heaven, where our
brethren, who have gone before ns arc
I waiting to welcome us—where Jesns, who
has gone to prepare a mansion for ns, is
waiting to receive ns. How sweet the
thought, in a few years more, perhaps in
a few clays, I shall he safe in heaven !
Surely, with thoughts like these, for
constant themes of meditation, the Chris
tian my dwell obey the command of the
apostle, “Rejoice evermore and again, I
The Philadelphia authorities, having
got an idea that the sidewalks are public
property, are exciting 1 universal indigna
tion on the part of the dealers who occupy
them for ware and sales rooms,' by com
pelling a removal of their merchandize.
Rf.xts ix New York. — Rents in New
\ ork, says the Herald, this year are ex
orbitantly high, notwithstanding' the pre
dictions wide!) were made during t' e last
year that they would be reduced at least
twenty per cent. Houses that were let
last May for S4OO, cannot now be had for
less than $450 and SSOO ; but the rents of
stores remain about the same. A rise of
one-fifth in rent in a single year is certain
ly startling. The Tribune tells us that
SI,OOO is now thought qufie a moderate
rent for a respectable house ; nor within
reach of city railroads, omnibuses, or even
of the ferries, is a decent, dwelling, in a
wholesome or a cleanly .neighborhood, to
he obtained for less than one-half that
Why should the American party feel
sure of success ? Because they have filled
many offices and are now hound to Fill
One of the clergymen in Brooklyn has
forbidden the members of his congrega
tion to sing the popular song “Pop Goes
the Weasel,” because one verse cuds thus:
“The preacher kissed the cobbler’s wife,
Pop Goes the Weasel!”
How to Cure Corns — Never let any
thing harder than your finger nail ever
touch a corn, paring it certainly makes it
take deeper root, as eutt ng a weed off at
the surface. The worst kind of coins are
eontrolable, as follows;
Soak the feet in quite warm water for
half an hour before going to bed, then
rul) ou the corn with your linger for sever
al minutes, some common sweet oil.
I)o this every night; and every morning
repeat this rubbing in of oil with the fin
ger, hind on the toe during the day two <
or three thicknesses of buckskin, with a*
hole in the centre to receive the corn ; ijflf
ordinary cases if the corn docs not fall otflH
you can pinch it out with the finger liaJigE
and weeks and sometimes months w 11 p:>s®!g
away, before you will he reminded of
then repeat the process. Corns, like cQ|
sumption, arc never cured, but may "W*
definitely postpon d.—The oil and soak
ing, softens and lossens the corn, while
the buckskin protects it from pressure
which makes it perhaps to be pushed out,
by the under growth of the parts —llaWs
I t is said that bleeding a partially blind
horse at the nose will restore him to sight;
so much for the horse. To open a man’s
eyes; you must bleed him in the pock
Memhiiis and Little Rock Railroad.
We leaiu from the Memphis Bulletin, that
track-laying on this road commenced on
the lltli inst. The Bulletin says, “there is
iron sufficient on hand to lay down four
miles of the road. Another cargo of iron
is expected soon, and the good work will’
go on as fast as possible. This is the first
link in the great Pacific road, which, 1 re
fore many years, will place Memphis in di-sg
rect communication with the shores of
itbrnia and Oregon.” rg