Newspaper of Evening Star, February 19, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated February 19, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR I PUBLISHED KV1RY AFTiRNOON, . (CCL1 VCVDATj At ihs Star Eiiildiiigt, tonur Finnjylv+n*. 0*<4K*t? and Eleventh Mr tit, Br tr.iLLAcn a hope, W? i > icrrrJ to aabtcrthcra La ciuca oC Waafc i?<toa,'Jcorf2.cwa, Alexandria, Baltimore and Pit]?. 4c?pb.a, v SIX AND A QCASTIR CENTS, paya ble weekly to the Agcnta. To mail robaclibera Um rihacnption pnee is THREE DOLLARS AND firTTCENTSa year la odtnnct, TWO DOL LARS for SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR far TOREB MONTHS. ft^-3inoi* cor;aa orb can. VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1855. NO. 664. THE WEEKLY STAR. I ???? I Tea 4o ??. ,???>? ?<? ? ? ? . *????*? * ' Twtaty 4o 19" Cua, ur^maiT i> ttnict. 99* Slbfle cryken (la ?iapp?rrt caa be rroc1"rT a (be counter, laaMhatu^ artei ike Mr of tbe paper. Pn r?t?a?b caarra. PiMTMirrau who act at ir?i? ?nM fc? atowi a coauBiMi?>? of iw? tt* prr cm. GRATIS! J J8T PUBLISHED: A NEW DISCOVERY IN MEDICINE! A FEW words on Cie Rational Treatment, with- | J\ out Medicine, of Hpermatorrhca, , or Lnosl Weakness, Nervous liehiii- #v . . ty, Low apirits, La ^ttude, Weak- " n-s< <4 the Limbs aud Bnck, Indispo-i ?tion and Incapacity for Study and' Labor, Dullness of Apprehension, I<om of Memory, aversion to tfociety, Lov of Solitude. Timidity, >*elf Distrust, Dizain****, Head Ache, Involuntary Discharges, Pain in the Hide, Affection of U) ? Eyes, Pimples on the Face, SeiuiaJ and other ui&imities in man. _ PROM THE FRENCH OF DR D. DE LANEY. The important fact that these ng complaint miy easily hs remorM without Medicine is, in tlis small tract, clearly demonstrated; and the entirely new and highly successful treatment, as adopted by the author, fully explained, by means of which ev ery one m enabled to cure himself perfectly, and at the !-e?t possible cn?t. arotJmt; thereby ail the ad vertised nostrum' ol I he day. Jlent to any address, pratu*, and post A? e in a scaled envelope, bv remitting (poet paid) two poit age stamps to I>r. B DE LANEY, No. 17 I.ispvnard street, New York. jan 17?3tn IMPORTANT TO T1IE SICK. rrni great experience and well-known skill of JL Trsf. McCincToct is a saffl-ient guaranty to toe robUe that the to Pawing list of Medicines, such aa avs been constantly u*?d in his practice tor the last thirty years, will fully sustain by their effect* the valuable qualities attributed to them, and pr)ve to be the beet Medicines net offered to the public. I. Dr. RkClintock's Pectoral Syrup. Aa Invaluable remedy for Bronchitis, Cons u tap-i tt*n, and all chronic disease? of the throat and lnngs. In all deep seated complaints of the Pulm? naty organ* it hss prorsd the m'-st safe, certain, and rapid remedy ever employed- in the extrusive practice of Dr, MeCfBtecfe For any of these forms ef disea?e, ?howi:>g themselves as Cough, Tickling cf the Th*oat, Sense of Tightness in the Throat, Spittfri; of BloM, Difll -ulty of Brsatiiing. Hoarse nee* or Lee- of Voice, and Hectic Fever, Its u*e will ha atten4e! with the happieet results, while it is | pleasant to the palate and! strengthening to the whole system. 11 contains no iiadaauin or opium In any shape. Trice $1 per pint bottle. IL Dr, MtCl'Mlock's Ce! j amd Cough Hixi'trt. , An Infallible eure for recent Oongh.*, Tickl!*. of the Throat, Tightness of Breathing, Croup in Chil dren, Ac. It ocntaln* no preparation of r;l?m. Price St cents per bottle. III. Dr. MtClrntocVt Asthma and Hoof ing Cough Remedy. An almost instantaneous relief for these die trass tag oomplaints. This is the fruit of an inmeuse experience, ar 1 is actonlshing in its effects. Nc per son nosd suffer a day from Asthtaa or Keeping Cough who wHl use it. Price 60 ccnts per bottle. IV. Dr. McClint'jckyt THarrhaa Crrdia! and Cholera Preventive. A prompt and oerta'.n cure for Dlarihcsa, Pjoen tery, and CThoiera Morons in a:l stage*. A rore pre ventive ot Asiatic Cholera, whi-h no traveler or family shoa'4 be without. Price Jt itl CO c-ntc per bottle. V. Dr, MiCiintock's Tenit J^fterotivt Syrup, Tor purifying the blood. T-e nr-t pow-.ful pn rifler ever discovered. P->r all Sflrofttlotu (!! ???<, *kin lisKrnptlona. B"lli?, ruapies, Bryp.pilas, Ulcers, Sore Leg*. anial1 Rksumatic and 3jr, tiliti: complaints, Ac. It is a coat eiceilSLt ?pr'.u? *n^di eine, perfectly pala^h!*, aci safe fcrotilaiea or fa males. Prioe(pint Bottles) 11. VI. Dr. McClintock1! D'jvpep'iz Elixir or duordL-rcl diges'jon, may be called fhe National Diaease of Am*rica. Its symptom*- ara headachy giddiness; netvou*nee?; lew sp rits <Lia "??rs of vision, with motes or specks bsfire th^ errf; Itching of the ?:> -rils; dullness of h*arln^ aa'i xlng> ing in tie ears; il<?agre*ahle taste in tLe *a^aS; constriction or weight about the chest; diQcr-lty of breath: n<; e-a o of sui^c&tion in lying down, or in ?seaudicg stair? palptU'ions, or un-a^y feelings about the heart; irregular or de3der.t appetiv eenee of sinking at the stomaoh; acid'-ty; heartburn; pain or t'lllaess of tha abdomen, and convenes", ^tne of these symptom* always appear in l?yep?j> eia; aad sr.metimes the sama patient has ia nj of thera at the ?*m- t'me, or at different tiaie*. For nttacklnz these Protsaa symptoms in their ?*?t ana eouroe, vim; deranye-1 cor 1 U >n of the dig"3tiTs func tions, the Dyepeptic Kiixi-: oombias.' ail the v*lu?ble ingredients which the Ye^<*table Kingiom affords. Tak?*i in ocunecdon with the Yeg- table Purgative Plile, in cases wh?r-there is mach coetiTer??ss, or with the Anti-BilSour Pills, where the functions of the liver are irregularly discbwg^l, !t wili b? fouu ! a cost eftctu.ii r? jiedy Pri^e (in pint botdee.) $1. YU. Dr. McClijitock's Rhcumatic Mix? Lure. for Internal n#; a purely vegetable crm>?!naUon P>x the c^ire of FtheumatLim, Goat, and all .Neural gia and Rheumatic Msejise*. This rcxa-dy li offered with the utmost ecnS lance. It has b'en osed most ext?n<vely, and is a? acar a Speciflu for itheumatic Ins eases as the world has ever eeen. Pries per bot tle $0 seats. VIII. Dr. MfClintock's Rheitmaiii Lini ment, An Isfhllible oatwarl application for the relief cf all rhsnmatic or neuralgic pains spratns, swelling*, eti# neck, ttiffaet.j of the joints, p?Ius in the ?houl rfars, back, or link. Q aflbris it.mediate r lie! from oho Ik ami rams in the stomach and sbdemen. As a oonater icTitaat, it is lavalnab:e In all eases where aa extermd stimulant is needed. Pri:e (peg bottle) M oeuts. IX, Dr. McClintock'i Anodyne Mixture, Or Pain-Extractor, used lateraally aa lexter ally, for the instant relief of all valns, Toothache 'iead ache, Oholic, Agri" ia the /ace. Chi Mains, Neural gia, Eton* or Uravel, Ac., Ac. No pain need be en dured a momewt by a iv person who will ase this I a valuable Aaodyne. Prioa 60 cents per bctttle. M, Dr. McClintoch'i Fever and Agui Specific. This fens been fonai an inlklllble spacifls for this soourge oi new countries, and for intermittent fovere. No traveller or resident in any szue dis trict shoal i tail to provide themselves with thif sure preventive- Prloefl per bottle. XI, l)r. Mcdintjck't Vegetable rtirea tivt PiUs, Per the relief of Ooustjpetaon and 1*4 pslnfal re sults, sash as Headache, Diuioees, Sick lltoaiach, Pains, and all the symptoms enumerated nudsr the "Dyspeptic Elixir." Prtoe lb cants per box. XII. Dr. McClintock't PUlt F>r Liver Complaints, an 1 all forms of arising from derangement of the liver, with ejnp ttmssuehas Diaainess, Headache, RiagipR in the Ears yellow furred tongue, pain in the right not ul ier, ?ease of fullness or pain in the right side, disordered stomach or bowels, deficient action of tne kidneys, Hay-eolored stools, Ac. These Pills, if taken In the iaeipisat stages of Bilioos and Ycilo* or oiher Fevers, w'dl generally ward oE the attack. Pries 25 rente | er box. The ab? ve Melteines may be prooored of ail the nrlnmpal Drugds'J and Ap->th*caries in this Dis trkt, and of J. L Hnstuv, Agsat, Washington, ?ep J >?Am BEAUTIFUL WHITE TEETH. Healthy gcm^.ano a sweet breath. All who are ii"suous of obtaining tlu*e bene flu, s.oul.1 use ZERM iSi'-l CELEBRATED TOOTH-VVA^H. This dclicioos article combines ?> many meritorious qualities, that it lias uow be com-: a rtntdard farerite the citizens of New Verk, I'n'adi lpiua ..nd Baltimore. I>riit!sLe pre ?cuiM? u in tucir practice ui<wt succt-ssfully, and trooi every source the most datteung laudations are award'-1 it. InfleineU and bleeding gums are immediately ben efitteU by lit ?.??; iu acu *n upon them is mild, eootlimit an i elTectivc. It cl? uusee tlie tectli so ttoor (Uglily, that they are mu<le to rival pi'jrl Iti wlaUai-i, aui diifu?es tiirough the mouth such a detigiiCut fiertiocss, lilt ttie breath is lei.tlered ex ?|ui*iiel) sweet. It disinfe:ts all tho?e impurities wtiich tend u> produce decay, and as a couscqiience, I when these are removed, the te :tii must always re main sound. It is used and rer tmm-nded by all the eminent I dentists in New Yo.k, Philadelphia, Kaltimore, and ?>ther ciues where it has he u introduced. All jAouid give it a trial. Prepared only by FR\NC1S 7.ERMAN, Prngri t and Chemist, Ninth and Catiiatiu- -treew, pfJTia Seiphia, and *old h^ -.11 everywhere, at -io ornts n. r boultf. \w. 11. G1LLMAN, * jaa 17?3m Agent t..r VVa?:uusk>ii ??uy. JS 1TB?EATIC^L IKSritUjmTnT^ Mtt."* il. ANli'.R-^u.* r-.-eivl * Ur^- i.nd assortiueui of >i -chsm% icu 1 i u n.?nls D.-aw:n^ M?t.? :a s of ?up#n u n'.^nt, The Math aatv . ? esu u^ut* rU'-tly o; e -.axi etvey It c? jj t>ierjc; #Jtrr cnlor- ani j.l j?iorj Diaw'ne j ci?r tij .4ua.JtT \ts?, Studies in Waving sui Pa.atn.g. lee " 547 0 Pe&U< sVeUue. OFFICIAL Trbasi rv D?partm?nt, Jan. 3, 1855. Notice ia hereby giv? n to the bolder* of the Tot lowing described stocks of the United States, that this department ia prepared to purchase, at any tune between the date bereof and tbe lit March next, portions of those stocks, amounting in tbe aggre gate to $1,900,000, in the manner and on the terms hereinafter mentioned, to wit: In case of any contingent competition, witbin the amount stated, preference will be given in the order of time in which said stocks may be offered. The certificate, dul> aligned to the United Slates by the parties who are to receive the amount thereof, must be transmitted to this department; upon the receipt whereof; a price will be paid compounded of the following particulars: 1. The par value or amount specified in cach certificate 2. A premium on the stork ot the loan authorized by the act of J uiv, 1616, redeemable November IS, 1806 of 2}.{ p r cunt ; on the stoak of the loan uu thorized b\ the act ? f 1842, redeemable 3lst Decem ber, 1862, of It) par cant.; on the stock of the loan? authorized by the acts of 1647 and 1918, and redeem able, the former on the 31st December, 1867, and the latter on 30th June, 1868, of 16 per ccnt.; and on the stock of the loan authorized by the act ol 1850, and redeemable on the 31st December, 1664. (commonly called the Texan hideninity) si* per cent 8. Interest on the par of each certificate from ihe l?t of January, 1855, to the date of receipt and set tieaent at the Treasury, with the allowance (lor the money to reach the owner) of one day's interest in rddition. Psyn.cnt lor said stocks will be made in drafts of the Treasurer of thu United States, on the assistant treasurer at Beaton, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties may direct. But n 1 certificate will be entitled to the benefit ot this notice which shall wot be actually received at the Treasury on or before the said 1st day of March next. JAMES GUTHRIE, jan 4?dtMarl Secretary of Treasury. PROPOSALS FOB PURNISHIRG PAPER FOR TBE PUBLIC PRIKTIRO Orrtc* Scp?eiste5dsmt Print PuxTiKn, Washington, January 35,1800. IN pursuance of the provisions of the act entitled, 4-,\'i act to provide for executing the pu lie printing," &.C., approved August 26, 1852, sealed proposals will be received at this office, in the Cap itol, until Wednesday, the 28th day of March next, at 12 o'clock m , for iurnisbing ihe following quan tilies and descriptions of writing paper, to wit: b.jUO reams, weighing 38 pounds par ream, and mea suring 19 by 26 inches 3,100 reams, wei^hin- 26 pounds per ream, and mea suring 18 by 'i5 inches 100 reams, w eighing 21 ,?iundsper ream, and mca stiring 18 by 22 inches 3W reams, weighing 22 poind* per ream, and mea suring 18 by 18 inchej 4UC reams, weighing 12 pounds per ream, and mea suring 12 by 18 inches All these papers to b? made of the be?t material*, and fiui?hed in the best manner and tree from adul teration A contract will be entered into for sup pl>ing the qaantiiics stated, at ?uch times as the public service may require. but the privilege is re served of ordering a pre. ter quantity of either kind, should a greater quantity be required, at such times <uk1 in such quantities as may Le deemed neccasary. Sim, les of each kind of paper must accompany each biJ, and all proposals and simples inu.t be transmitted to this office, free of postage or other expense Each proposal must be Hgned by the individual or fi in making it, and must specify the price per pound, and the consequent price p*-r ream (and but one price) of each description of paper. All the paper must be delivered at such place, or places as may be design ?ted in Washington city; in good orner, free of all and every extra change or ex pen*e, and subject to ihe insp??-tion, count, weight and measurement of the Superintendent, and be in all respects satisfactory. Blank forms for prw;v>sal* will br furni?hed at this office to persons app'ying for them ; ar.d none will lx? taken into consideration unices substantially agreeing therewith. Bonds wuh approved securities will be required; and the supplying of an inferior article, or n laduie to supply the quantity required %t ar>y tim will be cenndered a vioiauoii of the contract. Each bidder is required to furnish with bis propo sals satislactoiy evidence of his ability to execute it, und any prop., a! unaccompanied with such ev> deuce will be rtyeeted. Proposals will be addressed to the "Superintend ent of the Public Printing, Capitol of the United dtntr?, Washington, and indorsed "Proposals for Supplying Paper.' A G SEAMAN, Superintendent of (he Public Printing. jau 8??eot J HEAR THE WITNESS! RIGHTEOUS VERDICT! RHEUM ATISM, COUGH, PAIN IN SIDE, fcc. WONDERFUL curc after nx year's suffering of one of the most highly respectable ciuzens of Maryt>.nd. Prejudice and skepticism cant stand before tbe many curcs made by Hampton's Vegetable Tinc ture. KiPDaLL'a Gaovf, Montgomery Co., Md ,) December 2, UJ54. J Mew*. Mori truer If Moi~hray: Gentlemen?In 1844 I had wlutir.y doctors called a violent and combined attack of Chrouic Riieuma usin and Gout, Irom which I was confined to my bed for three mouths. I had the very best phvsi cians, who tried other various remedies, none of which gave me any permanent relief. Not having ear* Irom pain day ot night, I became much emaci ateJ ; my whole sysitji a mass of disease, literati) ape 1 king, from the crown of my head to the sole ot my feet. I had to hobble about?most of tne uine confiued to the hoase; at Umcs so helpless that I had to be assisted 10 mv bed. I was also afflicted with a dreadlul couifh, great shortness of breath, sore throat, palpitation of the heart, and pain in my side so bad I coui I not lay on it. My arpeiite en tirely failed me. I gnve?;p all hopes of being restored to health again. 1 continued thus to suffer on from 1844 to 1856,a period of ?ii years. At tin* time my daughter saw at her grandmother's a pamphlet. with numerous certificates of curc4 made by Dr. II imp ton's Vegetable Tincture. 1 knew sonM of those who certified to cwea per formed on themselves and friends. I was rcsolv<*l to give it a trial. I informed my doctor of it. He objected; but my sufferings were so great that 1 pro cured one bottle, and. If fore I had taken the whole ol it, 1 felt mnch relief, which encouraged me to persevere. After taking the second bottle I was jetter than for the past six years, my appetite re turned?cough, pain 111 the side, shortness of breath fee., nearly all gone. I continued using this won dettul medicine until I had Liken seven bottles, ac cording to the directions; and I aiu happy to sa> Hampton's Tincture, and that alone restored mem perfect health, which has continued up to this tune ?a period of inrie years. 1 ain in the 65th year of my hge. I weighed yesterday 238 lbs., and I never f-it better in my life. One ol my neighbors was al so affected, like myself, witli Rheumatism, Sic. He has also been restored by the Tincture. I heard ot other cases; but 1 am satisfied mis Tincture, it tried, will speak for its?lf. My only object in de scribing to you my suffV-riags and the way I obtained relief, is to in iuce the .vlbc-t^d to iry this Tincture, which has, under the blessings of God done so much for me. Yours, respectfully, HENRY GAITIIER. Call and get pamp'ilet* gratis, and see curt s of Cou^h, Brou lutis, Rlirnmatisiii, Ncuralgii, Dys Sp?u, Narroustie: i an I General Weakness. As a ualc medicinc or f ?r delicjto children w j believe it unequalled. Sold by MORTIMER k MOWBRAY, 14J Balti more street, Baltimore, anl 3)4 Broadway, N. York Cuab. Stott 81 Co., J. B. Mooar, W. B. Cmfkk, Ci.arkk fc Bowlirq, W. Elliot, and H M? Pima son, Washington; also, by R. S. F. Ci stL, Geo*i? town; and C. C. Ucrry. Alexandria, and b? D ug gisis everywhere. Jau ^ \ UNION ACADEMY. Cor ACT of Fj irUctl't jL and At w Yotk flwi.w. \ VLW ocrst apiisa^o bs rsj^vad to malt up -TV tc.e liiaiied bum^u. Application raust tt ta< u The JiMipUsf, tosti ucUon, and iceant c5 illu^tratioe we such tu to icgcrei&tiifc-f T P15" grzs i-? taosa (upli* wh i aia punctual, iffuUr and ObcJisut. GireuUrs at ihe BowkatorM. fee M-3a ' Z. ftlOBARDS, PHMtfal UNDERTAKERS. Ac. CABINET MAKER & UNDERTAKE "Till8 an !sr?igned woa!^ rc*p*"titallj Inform his I friend". ec^eaJntane*;", and the public ger.erafly ihat he stn^pootiaue* to execat* ell order* in hu ins of bus'r??6i la tba best aianrsr and at the abort ?st n'rtlce. aaatly and pron ptly executed. VUHIfiUATiS it>7iW to at ?*n~? the shortest r.otj-**. and w lha be? 3K&MBB naaaer. Br>U-J prtirr. '.i it tit n; ?it per/tot cri ?ren in Ife wam'rt *r-?rf?l<r. fr>r p%!,t f*rors, he would respectfully solicit, and will endeavor to merit a oomtf unlace of (1Msaa*. ANTHONY BUOnLY, Pa. ave., a. aids, between 9th and 10th sts. RssHrj-v Mr. Martin's, No. 8T?, D street, tblrd joase east o< 7th street. mar IT?lj undertakerT "" I WOULD respectfully return my thaaka to tba citizens of Wash in ^tca and it* vicinity for theif past patron*?*. and n*y that owic,? to tbe freqaett jal s In tbe t;'ii ieTte*L"i{ branch of my bann~se, I oare been InduceJ to di-rcntfnue the manufacture nm'J!!.!!? ?ci turn m7 ittentloa fully *o the UNDERTAKING. I hare spared no pain* to have iTstf tnrag t l&t is requisite to my basinets, and I ua therefore 'ally prepared to meet any order after ?a tew momenta notide, and I assure thoae who may re me * e?1l th-.t I *ili epar* bo pains ta curry out ieir orJ-rs to their entire JAMEft If. IIARYWY, _ _ . ? ??? 410, Tth at., between o and U. W. B.?Oal i attended to at all houra of the aisbt nar 8?1 y * COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS FOR New York, Teiw, Ca'ifornia, New Jersey, Louisiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Alab-ma, Kentucky, Vlarylaad, 0 o^ia, Michigan,, \\ ijcvondn, Ohio, and Minnesota, __rtTTlnri1a, other 8tataa. QEOIiGE C. THOMAS, ATTORNEY t'OIi CLAIMS. AND WOTAIIY Pl'ULIC, Was/uneton Place, n*ir Odd-Fellows' Hall 8BVKNTII PTRKET, Washw.iton, D.^O. en? 19? It F. a. DAYIDGB, Attormjr and Ooas3?ilor*at>Lawi AT? COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS m . . FOR TDK STATES OF YJryinla New York Mala* Kentucky, New Jersey niaoia tonfefcaa, Mississippi Oonaectknt Massachusetts Maryland Pennsylvania Florida I *nn eases Alabama ?p?ra G eorgia California Arkansas 8 Carolina ^ *, Conveyancing la ail Its branches promptly aal accurately executed. Office, Louisiana avenue, crp. Fifth street Oct Id?dly PROF. SCIIOyKNBERQ, teacher and translator of ?odsrn Laugungtt and LMtrstiri. WO. 257 FS553YLVAK1A AVXWCS. oct 23?tf R. II. GILLET, Counsellor at Law, oa^eI and rqgideace In Franklio Row, corner o/K anJ Thirteenth ?trMt. ??? 08?dlv Mm. SCIIONENBERQ, Tcuchar of Piano and Singing, !C0. #5T rwrfSTLVAMIA AT19C1, net 23?tf WM. M. MERRICK, Attorney at Lair, K0. 3 8 I.OOiSTAN A A VISIT*. Will prnitici in the tfupreoio Court of the United States and the Courts of the D'atrict Of Oolarabia d?-e eotf fjlViSXiNU (1LAsa::s IN LWGUAGE3?PROF j 8CUON L'.i B R M wit! ccnm^a^e reTieii?; on Men 'ir^O'h Oetcb#r, a* hli regide;ice. Iji Pennojlranii ar^aue oct Xi?tf Private Medical Treaties 0* THE PIl'fBIOLOaiDAL VfB'.V 0* MARRIAGE, BT n. B. LA.CHOIX n. D,? ALBANY, y J. ?50 Pays aud 1.T0 Fine Tlaia and Oriore] Litho graphs and riatea. Prict only J|J? Cants. ?^Scnt f:e? cf paeta^e t.> nil par s of the Union CHEAPE T BOOK EVFB PUHLIiJll K[>, ?nd containing nearly d ub'e the quantity of rea Hng matter ia that of the FIFTY CENTS OR DOLLAR PUBLIC \TION8 It treats oa ihe PHVg OLO | OY 0* MARRLAGJC, aad the ret i^flrmitiesaod dborder of )uuth end maturity, re sulting from excises, which j destroy the ph*. sic^ and men ta! powers, with ob^rrations 3u marriage, its duties and disqualifications, and their Yemedies; with lithograph-, illustrating tiie anatomy and physiology, and disease of tho reprc luctive crgass of both sexes, the't structure, uses and functi^aB. A popular and comprehensive trea tise on the duties and casual^* f single and mar ried life?happy and traitiul mode cf se aaring tlieia - infeKcitov.a j'.a 'nfe.tile ones?their obriatioa and rK0.ovti?"JUwrtint hiota to tho?e ?at^mp!at'.D!C uy, that will onrom cb e-Jtions to it; nouj. boaev<r. ahould take this !ia portent s\ip *^*kou.' Crnt conaulting its pagee? aomatentaries o ' the jitfeasesand medical treatment >f females f ou inXancy to old a^e, each case graph ically liiastrat. i by beautifa! lithographic plates? nerroBi debil.ty, its caus-e and care, hy a prcce^s It once so simple, <afe and "CT-ct ual. that failure i& iapc^seible?rul-s for dally management?an ea3?y :n Spermatorrhoea with practioal obcervations on a aafer, and more sncceaafui mode of tr?atm?nt pre *autionary hint# on the evils resulting from empiri sal praoOee?an essay on all disease* ariaing ft(>m indiscretion, with plain and aimple rules by which all persons can cure themselves without mercury?

remedies for those self inflicted miseries and disap pointed hoccs so unfortunately prevalent in the ' young It Is a truthful adviser ?o the married and these contemplating marriage. Its parrsal is par ticularly reccmmendf.d to perrons *r.trrtaining ae jret doubts of their physical condition, and who are soneciouu of baring haxardad tbe health, happiness and privileges to which crery human fctiun is en titled to. ? Price 25?enis per copy, or five oopfea for one dol ted Statee. ?f r>08Ug* 10 ,Dy P*rt of fb* Dnl" N. 8.?Thoso who prefer may oosnultDr La Oxoix npon any of the diseases up>n which his brok treats aither personally or by mail. Medicine sent to any part of the Union arcorllng to directions, s-,f?u packed and carefnlly secured from all oblation. Aiirees Dr M. H LA 0R0lX,No.ll Maiden Lane or Poet Office Box 679, Albany. N. Y. open dally from 9smu?pm,6ndon Sunday from 2 until 6 p m. . umoe Heaaowed from No M Beaver at, ? ? l4*n*? Albany, N. Y. d60 7 DENTISTRY. DR. MUNdON rec pectfuliy oal a public attsnUon to his new, patent, and GRHATLY * IMPROVED method of setting Artificial/^ Pseth, with Continuous Gum?the ?erv P*KFECTIONOPr ?E ART. Tbisetyl# If the frdlow advantages over all others BTKLNGTO, CLEANLINESS, C<)M fORT. aad BEAUTY, rieiag with Natare in the^e fespacts, and some others exceiiiag. Public iuepec 18 respectfully aoliolted. Pl**sa call and as i pectin ens CAUTION ?No other Dentiat la the District cf xpluaibia h\s a right to make this style of W.b. ?? B ?Teeth ooustitutioaally healthy, tluiCiied ?nd warranted for life. r h< Oiloe and house at No. 291 E street, near tbe cor aer ef Feaa^vtvaaia aveaus and 14th street nov 1R?tr ANY BANK A NO OKLDrf* ?? Nctes purchased at the higher ihasers* ?? ^ ^ priac,pal citi* >ol<l ra>t 4,d^tauo ' Traaa Alleghany Ihe hrZt ?n w*:r*nt9. may rely upoa receiving b' ? decfl 1m "AMIMON O. FA NT, Banker, dev. 0 -3m Ko U2 Penaa avenue. YOUHU LADTEV CI, 18SICAL lA^illUfX, Tr?f ? j i- 'itna avenue. LT socand tern; rf tnc pr*-rnt ?cho1n??fc vear i ' ,n* co"?r.ei.?e.|. A ftw m , e hnat?iUn an 1 Jay pupils cau b>- acci imnoilaied, . ?u ai'WilBM II. MIUCK.A.M., Priaciptd. llRAN^ALLEOU 1 Withers A Co.'a BALLS, Ac. FIRST GRAND COTILLON PARTY or THE TERPS CHORE CLUB. T'HE members of the Terpsichor ? most respect fully announce to their friends and th?- public in generally that their Fir^t Grand Cotillon Party will be irtven on MO.fl/AT BVEWIRJJ, Fib. 19th, 1655. at COLUMBIA HALL, Capitol Hill The t.lub pledg> themselves that no jair.a or ex pense shall be spared on their part to make it the Cotillon Pcrty of the *easou. Superior Cotillon Music has been engaged for the occasion. Positively no hats or caps will be allowed in the room except those worn l?y Clubs. Refreshment* will be furnished by an eipciienced caterer. Tickets .$1?admitting a gentleman ard ladies, to be had <Tthe managers and at the door. MANAGER*. Marccl-u< Marceron, btephen McNamce, Philip J Km,is, Jno W Smoot, J as R Dobbyn, Geo A Barr, Kobt E Thompson, Wni H Howe, Win E Tucker, Francis Gartland. Thomas Goldsmith. Committee of deception. Jno Smoot, Win E Tucker, Stephen McNamee, Goo A Barr. feb 3,15,17,My?4t GRAND BIRTHNIGI1T BALL. THE MOUNT VERNON GUARDS respectfully inform the citizens of Alexandria and the vicin ity that '.hey will give a MILITARY, FIBEMES'S ARD CIVIC BALL on THURSDAY KVKMSO, February 22, 1H55. at SARE1TA HALL. The company pledge to u*e every exertion to give the utmost satisfaction to those who uiay honor the corp* with tluir presence. Refreshments will be furnished for ladi?'? and gen tlemen. The military and firemen are requested to appear in uniform. Hacks will be in attendance to convey ladies to and from the boll. Tickets $2; to be had of the Committc and at the door on the night o' ilu ball. Committee of Invitation and Reception, Capt J W Ashby, Henry Blonhacm, Lt W H Smith, A F Sktdm< re, LtCDRudd, Jno L Smith, jr Lt C Javens, Jno Breen , Sgt W W Allen, Jas II Simpson, Set C VV NVale, Geo Lvles. feb 9?eo&db A BOOK OF GBEAT VALUE * INTEREST. CCYCLOPEDIA OF MISSIONS, by Rev. Harvey j Ncwcomb, 1 vol.,large octavo, double columns, 784 pages ; price ?3. Embracing a comprohemive view of a I th ? Missionary operations in the World, with geographical descriptions, condition of the un evsngelized, Sc., together wiili the religiom move menu of the age, under an alphabetical arrange m?*hl. illustrated with ihirty-two Missionary Map*. " The Cyclopedia of Missions, by Rev. 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A R N Y , No. 84 Bridge dreet, Georgetown, IS prepared to furnish Balls, Dinnfrs, Sotwi Weddings, fltc-, with everything m the Confec tionary line, in any part of the District, at the shod est non e, and on the most reasonable terms. jail 19?tf ^ WHO'S WHO IN 1865, 1 pocket volume IJ d's Parliamentary Companion for 1855, 1 pocket volume British Army Li t for 1855 I rilish Navy Li<t do Tile PI metary Worlds, their Topography and Telescopic Appearances, by J. Brter, Cambridge Observatory, I vol Blackwood's Almanac tin la55 .imported by last steamer by feb 8 FRANCK TAY LOR. ROSA DE VRIES WALTZ, Composed by Hunt Kruiuniacher. Our Polka, dedicated to Miss Emuia J. Brown, by the same compose^ published and R?r sale at the Mu>ic Depot of * H1LBUS & H1TZ. feb 5 Mott Bedell's Line. NEIV YORK, A LEXASDRJA, fVASHIXGTOS CITY, AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PACKETS. "?HIS LINE OF PACKETS SAILS WEEKLY 1 ^ from pier 14 East River, New York.and oftcuer if necessary, an I are composed of tiie following first class vessels: >ew schr. A. V. Bedell, Bedell, master. New schr. Mott B<dell, A. V. Tredwell. Schr. Ann D., Win. Oliver, master. Sell'. Volant, L. A. Smith, master. Schr. Commander-in-Chief, VVngUm, master. Schr. Greetucay, Wilson, master. These vessels are all fast sailers, and the masters men of experience iu the trade, suJ the ouly regu lar line of Washington City packets. MOTr BE. ELL, Wall street. N. V. 8. 8. MASTERS fit SONS, Alexandria, V.i. THOM AS RILEY, feb 1?6m Washington and D. C. TO INVENTORS Tlim ofltoe of "The Inventors' Protection National Union" is on 7 th street, opposite the East Pot* tioo of the Patent Offlce, and is now ready to attend to tb* business of its members, namely: In making examination* nod soliciting patents, 4c. Inv*cU*rs are invited to call and got a copy of tfce Constitution and By laws, and where any InSorm* 'ion will be given respecting the Union. All letters on business must bo directed to this ftf ice, whsre attention will be given immediately. A moJel shop 1a in oonneotfon with the offloe, ehere models ran be m*de to order at fbe shortsat notion T. O. CLAYTON. mVfr?It President I. P. M. D. T. H. PHILLIPS' COACH 7ACT0BY, 477 Kigbth st, adjoining Rainey's Livery OWING to the increased trade which a generous pabll- haa bestowed uoon me,l have been com pelled to erect a new and larger building for the c rrjlng cn of mr business, llsre I shall bs en abled to ,'Xeeute all crd* s entrustei t- m* wife greater tac:lities aad dispa oh, and 1 wruld res>*ct futy solicit a continusaoe of th* publi V pat. ensge. Carriages and Wsgrns, of thi most modern sty'e, bailt of the best m*teiials, and warranted to fcive satisfaction, ia pairs o! every description punctually attended to. For sale, cheap, a seoond-hand Olarsnoe Carriage, nearly ni*w. ^ecJtJ?tf "PIANOS FOR SALE} OR RENT?" NaW r-nd ec-o .dhand PIANOS, of my e??n and several o'-b? r lactorl ??, are always b? had at u?T I iauo Wurerorm, on Iticv l^^^jrT; enth it, between Pa. t;?rne and ? ft. ?!d Pianer takm io sxebinje. Tuning alec attended to. f. 0. REICHKNBA.0H P. a ?A tew very tow prtootl seooud-haad Piano* roa for sale. Act * *? EVENING ST AH. TdE LIEUTENANT GKlff RilSHIP. The following is a copy of the joint resolution which passed the IIousc of Representatives on Monday last, and which is at present exciting some atten tion: A R*solct!oi* authorising the Preji'entof the Unite^ States ti corner the title of Lie ? tenant, General by brevet, for eminent ser vice! Rtsoved, &c., That the grade of lieu tenant general be, and the same is hereby revived in the army of the United Slates, in order that when, in the opinion of the President and Senate, it shall be deemed proper to acknowledge eminent setviccs of a major general of tLe army in the late war with Mexico, in the tnoie al ready provided for in subordinate grades, the grade of lieutenant-general may be specially conferred by brevet, and by brevet only, to take rank from the ditt os such service or services: Provided, however, That when the said' grade of lieutenant-general by brevet shall have once been filled and have become vacant, this joint resolution shall thereafter ex pire aid be of no effect. The section of the acl. of Congress which established the grade of lieutenant general was passed on the 28ih of May. 1798, and is as follows, (Fifth Congress, session 2, chapter 47, 1798 :) Sec 5 And be it further cnacfed, That whenever the President shall deem ii ex pedient, he is hereby empowered lo aj> point, by and with the advice and con sent of the Senate, a commander of the army which may be raised by virtue of this act, and who, being commissioned fs lieutenant general, may be authorized to commaud the armies of the United Sta es, a ad shall le tn'.itledto the following p?y and emoluments, viz: ?250 monthly pay, $50 monthly allowance lor forage,"when the same shall not be provided by the United States, and forty rations per day, or money in lieu thereof at the current price?who shall have authority to ap point, from time to time, such number cl aids, not exceeding four, and secretaries, not - exceeding two, as he may judge proper, each to have the*rank, pay and emoluments of a lieutenant-colenel. The Mexican war transpired in the year 1847, and the pay of an officer with the rank of lieutenant-general, as pro vided in the act of 1798, from that date to the present, would amount to more than five thousand dollars. It will be seen that there is attached to the grade of lieutenant-general a staff of six per sons?four lieutenant colonels, and two secretaries, each with the rank and pay of a lieutenant-colonel. A IRiVE EES1SIAKCK Several years ago, when the south of Ireland was, as it ever has been within the memory of the oldest inhabitants, in a disturbeef state, a gentleman sdvanc d in years lived in a retired country house. He was a bachelor, and whether trusting in his supposed popularity, or imagining that the general alarm among the gentry was groundless, he continued in his lone ly mansion long after his neighbors had quitted theirs for a safer residence in town, lie had been indisposed for several days, and on the night he was attacked had taken supper in his bed room, which was on the ground flo-jr, and ir.side a parlor, with which it communicated. The ser vants went to bed; the hou^e was shut up for the night, and the supper tray, with its appm tenances, by a juovidential oversight, were forgotten in theold man's chamber. Some hours after ho had retired to bed, he was alarmed at hearing a window lift ed in the outer apartment; his chamber door was ajar, and tiie moon shone bril liantly through the open casement, rcn dering objects in the parlor distinct and peiceptibie to any person in the inner room. Presently a man leaped through the window, and three others followed him in quick succession. The old gen tleman sprang from his bed, but unfortu nately there were no arms ia the apart ment; recollecting, howev r, the forgot ten supper tray, he provided himself with a case-knife, and resolutely took his stand behind the door. lie had one ad vantage over the murderers, they were in full moonlight, and he shrouded in iin pentrable darkness. A momentary hesitation tex>k place among the party, who seemed undecided as to which of them should enter the dark room, for, acquainted with the lo call ties of the house, they knew where the devoted victim dept. At last one of the villains cautiously approached, stoe>d for a moment in the door-way, hesitated, advanced a step?not a whisper was heari, a breathless silence reigned around, and the apartment before him was dark as the grave itself. <4Go on, blast ye ! What the devil are ye afeered of?" said the rough voice of an associate behind; he took a second step and the eld man buried his knife in bis heart! No second thrust was requisite, for with a deep groan the robber sank upon the floor. The obscurity of the chamber, the sudden destiuction caused by that dead ly thrust, prevented the rutilans in the outer room from knowing the fate of their companion. A second presented himself, crossed the threshold, stumbled against his dead associate, and received the old man's knife in his bosom. The wound, though mortal, was not so fatal as the other, and the ruffian had strength to ejaculate that he was a dead man ! Instantly several shots were fired, but the old gentleman's position sheltered him from the bullets. A third assassin advanced, leveled a long fowling jiece through the doorway: and actually rented the barrel against the old man's b dy. The direction, however, was a sla ving one, and, with admirable self-possession,1 he remained steady until the murderer | drew the trigger, and the ball passed him ^ without injury ; but the dash from the guu unfortunately disclosed the place of 1 ^ his ambush. Then commenced a deeper ate struggie-the robber, a powerful and athletic ruffian, closed and seised his victim Hound the body?there was no equality between the combatants with regard to strength, and although the old iuan struck often and furiously with his knife, the blows were ineffectual, and he was thrown h.avily on the floor with (he murderer above him. Ereu then, at t bat moment, his presence of mind saved this heroic gentleman. lie found that the blade of the knife had turned, and he contrived to straighten it upon the floor. The ruffian s hands wcro already upon his throat?the pressure more suflocat lag?a few mornmts more and the con test must be ended; but an accidental movement of the body exposed the mur derer's s:d??the old man struck with his remaining strength a deadly blow?the robber s grasp relaxed-and with a yell of mortal agony he (ell dead across his exhausted antagonist! Horror-struck by th? death-shriek of their comrade, the bandit wanted cour age to cuter that gloomy clumber which had been already fatal to so many. They poured an irregular rolley in, and leap ing through an open window, ran off, leaving their lifeless companions behind. Lights and &ssisuncc cam? presently? the chamber was a pool of gore, and the old man nearly in a sUte of iusensibility, was covered with the blood, and encom passed by the breathless bodies of his intended murderers. lie recovered, how ever, to enjoy for years his well-won rep utation, and to receive from the Irish Vicerty the honor of knighthood, which never was conferred upon a braver man. UIIQUE QUOr&TIOVt. Such of our readers as are fond of the transcendental may admire the following which we take from an old Kngliah novel: " Our hero then turned, and touching his left hand to the shoulder of his horwl be rose perpendicularly, like a pyramid of fire, and again descended on his geat, as a ilake of snow on a rose-bud. He then touched his white wand to the neck of his .?tetd, who instantly mounted ihe air, like a winged Pegasus; while the Dachofs cried out, thinking her Harry a gone man ; but he returned as composed as though seated on a bed of cotton." 44 Happiness is sweetly fleeting ; it is not to be measured by time : it has no : ulcs to mark or distinguish the periods; it skims upon eagles wings, or rests upon down.'' "A smile, an expression, will tell a Listoiy; there are years of association in it, long years of memory and their ?hwlows." ??A writer has compared worldly friendships to our shadows, and a better comparison was never made, for while we walk in the sunshine it sticks to us, but the moment we eater the shade it deserts us." "The pebbles in our pathway weary ns. and make us footsore, more than the rocks which only require a kold effort to surmount." " Happiness is a bird that owns no cage but the bosom." "The purest metal is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt from the darkest stonu." "To imagine that mere i>cauty is suf ficient to keep the marriage bond unbro ken without heart and intellect, which a;one ean knit it firmly together, is to attempt wearing a garland of flowers without their stems''. "No one can improve in company for which he has not respect enough to be under some resiraint." "A good educa ion is a better safe guard for liberty than a standing army or severe laws." "In your language be plain, comely, honest, natural, clear, short and senten tious." " Deliberate with caution, but set with decision, and yield with a gracious ness or oppose with a firmness. "Brave actions are the substance of life, and gocxl sayings the ornaments of it." "The trials of life are the tests which ascertain how much gold there is in us." "One to-day is worth two to-morrows.* "Innocence is a flower which withers when U ached, but blooms not again, though watched by tears." "iouth wiites its hopes upon thesaod and age advances like the s?ca, and wash es them out." "Profit is the crown of labor.' "To be lowly born, if not base bom. detracts not from the bounty of nature's freedom, or an honest birth. Nubility claimed by the right of blood shows simply that our ancestors deserved what we inherit." "1 axiness travels so slowly that pov erty soon overtakes her." "An old maid is an odd boot, of no use without its fellow." "Whoever is courteous, honest, frank, sincere, truly honorable, generous and candid, is a true gentleman, whether rich learned or a laborer." "Jokes, the cayenne of conversation, and the salt cf lite." (CTSome weeks ago, a certain auction eer put up for sale a copy of Sparks' Washington. At first not one seemed inclined to bid, but after a while one of the spectator* offered fifteen cents a vol ume! Ix>oking round at the speculator with a frown most terrible, the auction eer ejaculated: "My friend, don't waste your money; you can't read, and what's the use of your buying book? '. ' The bid Tier was silent. After a little, a box of cigars was put up, when the admirer of General Washington rapidly exclaimed: "Fifteen ceuts, d--n you, I'm entitled to to smoke, if not to Spark*] "* XT"Tommy OoJdy makes a very fair attempt iudi*d at a j ike. He says that Edgar Poe used to drink strong tea to excite him to pneticai inspiration Tom my says it is no wonder that T should make Pot a