Newspaper of Evening Star, March 8, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 8, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AKEENOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY.) At the Star &mld*nf, comsr Penmtyivaxiti avtnut arul E'fvtntk street, By W A Li Li A O II * HOPS, Will be served to subscriber* in the cittts of Wash ington, Georgetown, Alexandria, Baltimore and Prnlfeiriphta, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*- To mail subscribers the fUbMripUon price is THREE DOLLARS AND TIPTY CENTS a yrar in aJranee, TWO DOJ, LARS for SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR for Til BEE MONTHS. ^3i*ole copiih oxi rsjrr. ?~3? VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, MARCH S, 1855. NO. 679. THE WEEKLY STAR. Thfc* ?s?eUaa( Paaify aoH Nesrs taijuag a gr??tar variety of utfemstis cm tor found to any other Is pabiishrd am SinjrU copy, p?r annum. .#1 23 _ to curss. ^ Five ooptss .. 5 Ou T?*n do. ^.....................*....i^ w m tnriici. J?" copisp (in wrapper) can be proMfd at the ouuatar, ?mnv<li?irtv .Art the msss of ttw pap?*r. Pncf-TBUi cbxts. PosTMi^TFa* wIk> act a? agents will be allowed a emmiamon oftwmtv ?<? /????? HATITFR'<5 SPANISH MIXTURE. Tha Qritt Parlfltr of tht Blood! Sot * Particle of Xareury In It! An Irialltblk Bum for Peroral*, King*e Bvll, Rheumatism, Ob<ti-.ate Cutaneous Bruprkns. Ptinvlea or Pustules on the face, Blotohea, R Is Chrooii Sore Ring Worm or Trttsr, Scald Head, Enlargement end Pain of the Boom and Joints, Stubborn Ulaers, Syphilitic Dlacrdera, Lunkhtgo. Spinal Oompla nts, en 1 all the Jim*a ?riiin* from an ii^jndi^ona use of Mer-ury, Im> jmd -bm in l ife, or Impurity of the Blood, f THIS Tala^'l- M*dieine, wbteh ha* becom* oelc? brated for the noob?r of extraordinary enres. effected throng its srenev, ha? Induced the propri etor*, at the urg nt request of their Mends, to off?:r It to the puN!c, which th*y Jo with the utmost con idence in ita eirtu-s and wonderful curattre prop erty a The following OTtlfk-ates, 'elected from a larg" number, are, however, stronger tee imony than the mer* word of the proprietor'; and are all froai gentlemen well known in th-ir localities, and of the highest re?p?"tahiUtT, man? of th*m residing In the city of Riehmr.'d, Va. f. BOYD EN, Esq,, of the Kx:hange Hotel. Rich mond, known everywhere aay* he haaseea 'he Med icine called CaXTia's Spashh Mixtubx. administered in ovsr a hnnJred cases, in nexriv all the diseases for which it 1* recommended, with the cost aston ishingly goed results He aays it 1? the most ex tra?rdnary medicine he has ever seen. AGUB AND HVK:l-GREAT CURE.?I h-r?by asrtify that for thre? years 1 had Ague and FeTai of the mo.-t ri dent d?*crip.ion. I had several Ph? atdans, took l*rge quantities of Quinine, Mercury, an<l I bei ere all the T nica advertised, but all with out permanent relief. At last 1 tried Carter*? Spanish Mixture, two bottles of whieh eff-ctuaily cured me, and 1 am happy to ny I have had neither chill* or levers aince. I consider it the beet Tonic In this world, It ad the only ntdl-fine that -ret mrhodmruw. JOHN LONQDEN. Bit tie brtCH, near Kfehar-ad, Va. C. B. LTJCK, Kaq., now in th<? city of Richmond and for many y-?ara in th- Post OSes, has such sonfllenc in the astonishing e^Ate^y c{ Cart.-rt Sp?ni?h Mixture that h? has boa-rht upward* of bottled, which be hts given away to :he sflT'oted.? Mr. Luck aaya ha has never known tt to fall when taken according to direction*. Dr. MINOR, a practising Physician, and formerly ef the City Ho* el, in tha city of Richm >nd, rays he has witnessed in a number of instauaoea tt.? eff-cte ol Oar ex's dpani*h Mix tar-, whieh war* mor truh surprising. He siya in a case of Consumption, d? pead-nt on :ae Livar, th* gOjd effiaata wera won ?erful indni SAMUEL M. DRINKER, of tha firm of Drinker A Horns, Richmond, was cared cur-d of Liver Com plaint of thr*' ?ears ^landing, by the use of tvr bottles of OaTier's Spanish Mixture. QRB.kT CURB OF SCROFULA?The Bditors oS the Ki4hm">nl Republican h-d a senrant em^ioyac tn their preea roon, cured of violent Scrofula, com bc-l with Kheumadsm, which entirely lisabled him fr-?a work. Two b?ttlsa of Carter a ?panisl Mixture made a perfect :ure of hitn, and the LI tor* in \puh'ie notice, say they 4 cheertuUy reorm ?en 1 it to all rb? are afflicted with any dlsearo c) the blood " 8TILL 4V0THKRCUR* OP SCROFULA ? I had a rerj ralaable boy cnr?d of Scrofula by Cart-r't Spanish Mixture Iconsll-r it trniy a valuable na-Helu*. JAMBS M. TAYL-^R, ConJnstcr on the R. F. and P. R. R. Co, Richmond, Va BALT RHXOM OF TWENTY Y2AR3 CTANLIX6 C'JiED Mr. JOHN THOMPS<>N, residing in the city o? Bkhm^ad. wia curM by three bottles of Cartel Sfanish *I?*'ure, f Salt [".he'un, wh'ch he had for ?e^tlj ryj-ir rears, and which all the phy^cianF of ;b?a^7 c-ull not cure. Mr. Thompson is a wall kicx-c ?rs ?'.? ?t iu the city of Riihmondf t_r.d hi? is m?st c??^--J.abie. W:L ^.ftlTTHKTS, cf Ri.hmocd ta l a ?erTsni eui-iof Mrp'oi.U, in the worat form, by Ca'ter'* Fpti-rt Mlxt-ira. Ha f>ays he ehearfuLy recom mer L' is, sa t consider . it a verj invaluable meii cina EDWIN nr^fON, coraabsioner of the revenue, aays ha ha< ?e?a the go>xi ?ff -cta of Carter's epaniah Mixture in a numbir of HypLidtic casee, an l aa?a It Is a perfect ?ure f..r that horrible disease. WM. ? HAKWOJD. at Richinoad. cured of old Bor?? ui Cloer^, wh ch 'disabled biui f.-?m walking Took % fow bott!e? of Carler'a Spanish Mixture, and was aoaMed to walk without a crutch, in a short time p?man-r. !y cu*e-l. Principal Depots at M. WARD, CLOSE A Co? No. 66 Ma.lan Lane, >?w York. T. W DYorr A SONS, No. 132 North Second * Philadelphia BENNETT A BZERS, No. Ii3 Main street, Rich Blond, Va. And for sale by CUAKLBS STOTT, Washington, D. C; HEN .tY PISL, Alexandria, and b/ I>rug^>sta ?vary* here. Prioa $i per boiUe, or tlx bet ties for $V, ?ap 2i?ly T. H. PHILLIPS' COACH FACTORY, 417 Eighth st, edj' r>>?in-y'a Lirery Msbiaa OWING to the )n?rea?-d tr-d-* whi-rh a generous puMl has bej-to*?4 upon m?, I haee baeri iom pelled to erect a new and larger buiHmg lor the c?rrying on of m/ bureau. I!'? I shall b* en abled to xerute all orders entrusted t- m witti ftreater fv;.l,tlee aad dispatqfi. and I w< uld re?t>?ct fufey solicit a continuant o: the publi -> pat?r>n?ge. Carriag-s ?n J Wagons, of tbf most mod-rn ?ty.e, bnyt of the be?t miter ale, and warranted to give aaustarti^n. uepaira ol every inscription punctually attended to. For sale, cheap, a sesend-hand Clarence Carnage, nearly ee28-tl UNION ACADEMY. Corner of A>urti**tA tt. and Aeto I"ort srcnite. A FEW tare ,>upils o^n be received to ma*e up the !imlt-d nuciher. Application must be ??l4 soon. The .iecptiae, instruction, ant means of iliustra'icn are au<-b as to insure?atisfivtory pro gra.4 in thoae luptla wlxo aie pun-tasl, regular and obedient. Circulars at tha B^kstorea. 4ec*>_1in Z. UICH *T,Tka EXPECTED HEW TEAR PRE8EH7 8. Of all ttte brancbei of buainese condoet*d in this city, *r oeriee, perhaps, cf all others afford the Mnalleat proflu. an t sbouia ht?e the prefe:en"e for cash, aad no one la th%t bus.neas can continue if hie customers are not prompt in settleiaent by ehort notes cr c tah. Desirous of cioeing up tor tha pa*t, I earne-Uv r->{ueit all who are Indebted to eaL aad aettle wi nout delay. 1 wiil farther give notice that all future Ml!' wmch may be ccntracted with me must be made with refer?uce to, and with the dia duet understand ing that thay ara to be c.osed m >uih y, by cash or notaa at JO daya, ?hkh 1 hare prepara-1 for the pur pose, ?xoept? uch of my old customers who ha*e ?l ways be?n prompt. Z. M .F. KING. dec I??11 i ^OLP, SILVER, STEEL Si i'LATF.D SPISC VJT TACLES to suit every agt and eje, Ruiuij; s*prcs, It. K. Glasses, Eye PiotecUNs, Eye Ola^sen of all d? scrip 1 trans Keading Otasecs, Goggles; tic., ParaboU, PeriMcal, C<?icuv?, Convex, and Colored Glasses put m frames at the .-hortest notice. PennMis iii want of glasses may be sure to get those which beuetit ih?e>t at U. S EM KEN'S, No. 330 Pa- avenue, Letw. 9th and 10th sts. j an QU rrKANS-ALLK'i.1 VNY BANK AND (iBLDBN .1 Withers A Oo.'a Notes purchased at the higheat nin, Uncarrent Money, Land Warrants, and Virginia Scrip bought and so id. Drafts on all the principal cities aold to suit pur chasers. Peraons atadistane ? genuine me Trans Alleghany notes or Land Warrants, may rsiy upon tha beet rat*j, anl remntaucae uada by drall on any city in the Ucion. UA.'1Ili1?N G. PANT, Banker, dee 9 ?So So 48'J Penna aveatt. X ment ol <kraian ui<l American 1J1 AN?>S, trnui ilie very bei-t uauutactiirersWfV t*T^ which lie offers lor sal?- at lower prices than can be parcliaeed id the Ihstnct ol Columbia, and to the nioet accooun >:mug terms. Ail Tianos purchased Iron me are warranted to gi\c satistac uou. Old Pianos taken in e*>;hange. B REl^S, Prwssor at Musk-, C, txtw. Fourteenth and Pilteenth streets, eb fr?Jm* PIANOS FOR SALE AND RKNT. HE subscriber his always ou a as oil WHO'S WH > IN ISV>, I poeaet voliiioe D*i's i'^xljauM'uUrj Oooipaaion lor l 'i5, 1 pucket vu, uuts lUiuali .iriuy Lid for )&5 t ntiah N?uy Li>' d > Ilia FUuctiry '.V-iridi, thiir T^p'^phy ?ed Telescopic ^|;pearau<-eF, hy J Rrrrr, fitubridje OfcstrvatJi v 1 *ul Itia- a a n?l a ti.i*ari4> lot l -oL linp'-iitrj br iaai v^iwei by W* fJWAC* rAVIaOif GRATIS ! Jl'ST PUBLISHED: A NEW discovery IN MEDICINE! A FEW words on the Rational Treatment, with out Medic i-ie, of Spermatorrhea, <<teal Weakness, Nervous Debili ty, I.nw Spirits, Latitude, Weak ri-ss of the Limbs and Rack, Indixpo-i ?it inn sn<1 Incapacity for Study and' Labor, Dull tie** of Apprehension, Low of Memory, avermon to Society, Love of Solitude. Timidity, Self Distrust, Diuinew, Head Ache, Involuntary Discharges, Pain in the Side, Affection of the Eyes, Punples on the Face, Sexual and other infirmities in man. FROM THE FRENCH OF DR. B. DE LANEY. The important fact that tin** alarming complaint* may easily be removed without Medicine is, in this small tract, ol< nrly demonstrated; Mid Uie entirely n>'\v and highly successful treatment, as adopted by the author, fully explained, by means of which ev ery one is enabled to cur? himself perfectly, and at the least possible cost, avoiding thereby al I the ad vertised nostrums of the day. S?*nt to any address, gratis, and post free in a scaled envelope, by remitting {port paid) two post age stamps to Dr. B. DELANBY, No. i7 Lispenard stMcl, New York. jan 17?3m DOCTOR HOOFLAND'S CKLEBRATED ?ctman Bitters, *" PRSPARKD BT DK. C. M. JACKS01T, Philad'a., Pa., WILL KWFMCTVALLT CTR* LIVER COMPLAINT, DYSPEPSIA, JAUNDICE, Chrome or AVrvous Debility, Diseases of tk% Kidneyt, and all diitaiet arising from a dt4 trdered Liver or Sumael. Such as Constipation, Inward Piles, Fullness, or Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stomach, Nau sea, Heartburn Disgust for food, Fullness or weight in the Stomach, Sour Eructations, Sink in? or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach, Swim mm* of the Head, Hurr e<! nnd difficult Breathing, Pluttenng at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensations when in a lying Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots of W*bs before the Sight, Fever and Dull Pain in the Head, Deficiency of Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes, Pain in the Sid*, Hack, Chest, Limbs, fcc., Sudden Flushes of Heat Burning in i he Flesh, Constant Imagin ings of Evil, and great depression of Spirits. THE proprietor, in calling tne attention of the publi: to this preparation, dees so with a feel ing of the utmost confidence in its virtues and adap tation to the diseases for which it is recommeuded It is no new and untried article, but one that had stood the test of a ten years' trial before the Am?*n cat. people, and its reputation and sale is unrivalled by auy similar preparations extant. The testimony in its favor given by the most prominent and well known Phy-icians and individuals, in all parts of the country is immense. The following from North Car lui.T is respectfully sub itt d, referring any who may still doubt, to my "Memorabilia," or Prac tical Rec( ipt Book for Farmer* and Families to be had gratis, of a I the Agents tor the German Bitters. Principal Office and Manufactory, 130 Arch st, Philadelphia, Pa. TESTIMONY FROM \nRTII CAROLINA. Certificate of Dr. W. S>nith, of Pine Hill, RicJi inond County. S C. Pixp Mil*, March 4:h, 1854. D*. C. M. Jacraw, ihiladtpfcii?Dear Sir: I have been a subject of Dyspepsia, in its worst f rm, tor the last five years. Such was my condition fr twelve months that the physician* and all who saw me said I must die. Wnile in this < Andition, I was catrird to the watering places in Virg.nia, Tennes see and North Carolina, but was net benefited by any water to which 1 vras taken. While on my w ay hom*, I stopped a week at Rutherfor Iton, a -mall village in North Carolina, te try the effect of -ome Chalybeate water in that place. Abr ut the last of the week. I went into a drug store lo get some medicine for my child and myself. There were several of the viil ?te physicians in Ibc store, and one of them seemed to take some interest in my case an l, after asking me some questions, said he had been a dyspeptic, and had been greatly bene fitted by the use of " Dr. lloofl inrt's German Bit ters," |irepared by y~u, and he insisted that I would try the Brttwrs He also called the next day at my room, and in-4'ted so much that I would try them that I asked him to get me one bottle. He did it, commenced taking it as directed, and f do say I was more benefitted by it than all the water and medicine 1 had ever taken. After reaching home one of my neighbors came to me for a prescription and medicine, (he ariyspep lie,) and i gave him nearly all the Bitters I had left, which effected much gool in his case. He has often called on me for more of the same k nd ot" merli cine, sa>ing he was more benefitted by it than anv other he had taken, but 1 have not been able to get any more for him or myself since; will you, there fore, please shio me a dozen or more as soon as pos sible. Respectfully yours, W.SMITH. D. R. HOOKER, Roger's Store, Wake Co., N. C , October'24 1653, says:??' Itevinz experienced very great benefit from the use of " IIGotland's Germin Bitters,1'in Chronic Dysentery ami functional de rangement of the Liver, and its concomitant evils, I am desirous of obtaining a quantity of it for the benefit of my community. You will, therefore, please send a lot, fee. lie. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J. ATWOOD. Hi ktsvilli, Yadkin Co , N. C , Nov. 1st, leoX Dt.C. M. Jackson?Dear Sir: Allow me to ex preM to you my sincere thanks for your discovery of a mtdicine which, to say the least of it, has ef fected a cure that all other medicines, thut I have taken, have entirely failed to do. "Hoofland's Ger man Hitlers" bave cured me of tils mo?t stubborn and a*~ravated case of the pilkb that, perhaps, ever fell to the lot of man My case is not a stranger in U is community, as I am well knowi in thi* arid the urrouudmg counties, and can truly sav that my re covery has astounded all tuy friends and relations, as I had tried everything reoomineuded. and nothing did me any g<> -d until I was prevailed upon to try th'- Bitten. You are at liberty to nake any use of this communication, for the benefit of the atilicted. you may think proper. Truly yours, WM. J. ATWOOD. These bitters are entirely vegetable, they invigorate and strengthen the system, never prostrate it, and can used for infants as well as adults. F?r sile by respectable dealers every where, and by Z. I). OILM AN, Wa-hingu.iif J. L. KIDWELL, Georgetown; and J. R. P IE U PONT, Alexandria, mar 1? ly BEAUTIFUL WHITE TEETH. Healthy gcms, and a sweet breath. All who are desirous of obtaining these bene fits, s.;ould use ZEK MAN'S CELEBRATED rOOTH-WASH. This delicious article combines so many meritorious qualities, that it has now be come a standard favorite with the citizens of New York, Pfd'adelphia and Baltimore. Dentists pre ??cribe it in their practice most successfully, and from every source the most flattering laudations are awarded it. Inflamed and bleeding gums are immediately hen efuted by its use; its action upon them is mild, soothing and effective. It cleanses tlie teeth so thoroughly, that they are made to rival pearl in wliiteness, and diffuses through thq, mouth such a delightful, that the breath is rendered ex quisitely sweet. It disiufe.'ts all those impurities which tend to produce decay, and as a consequence, wheu these are removed, the teeth must always re main sound. It is ased and recntuinended by all the eminen Dentists in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities where it has be.n introduced. All should give it a trial. Prepared only by FRANCIS ZERMAN, Druggist and Chemist, Ninth and Catharine it reels, Phila delphia, and sold by all Druggists everywhere, at 35 oeuts ncr bottle. W. II. GILLMAN, jan 17?3<n Agent for Washington City. IX) INVENTORS illl* offloe ofrh* Iovsntors* Protection National Colon" if on " th street, eppoeite tha Rut Pot ico of the Patent 0>T.ce, c id is new ready to attend jo the buriaess of ita cicut?rs, namelv: la Baking ,ivalnation^ and eoiicitiag patents, Ac. in-renters are i-avital ta caII and get a oopy of the icc'iitation and By lawr, and where anj infortaa ion will he givea the Union. Al: letters on bc0*n??4 ca fee directed to this ef ice, whare atUntion rill fcfl giTtn immediately. A modal shop to in connection with tha office, ?here models can be mads tcfadair at jLe ahoti^rt ootioa. n IP [y President I. P. If. U. HARPER'S MAGAZINE fOR MARCH; '45 rents . The l^oni of the Sire, a hi-tnry ot lh4 rise, pio?ri<s and de*tioy of the American Party Life and Beauue* of Fanny F? ru, fl Wolert's K-jost, by irvia^J . Gilfiltan's Third Gallery of Literary PortTMta Purrtuni'j Magazine for March; 25 centt Pride an i Prsjndiee; SOcis tindey and flriNlH'< Maia/.mes f#r March. Put feVW E. K. Ll/NDY, ? No, l?g bridge ?U eel, irL t??tt OtOfffWW^ W SPLENDID RAFFLE. ILL he Raffled for a* soon as the requisite ?umb^r of Chancea have been taken, the fol 1"" n ?P'wiW and costly articles, ??: 1st I axe. One iplwdid gold Paper Weight M Automaton Singing Bird and eday Chronometer, most beautifully decorated and adorned with enamelled t timings ?, lyw, ?21 Pnae. One Lady'. Gold Watch, richiym ' n pT.I? 9lain,,,n<l" and Pa,n,108 on Enamel... 120 u 2nt Lad* ' 00,(1 Watch, richly act 4.h d Diamonds, and Painting on Enamel.. 120 4th Pnze. One Gents Full Jeweled Patent L^ver (#ith Compensator) gold Hunting Watch n .0) Qo,d Hun^ng Watch, splen didly chased w Total value jaaooo DoTilJeaTh" * TW? Hundred Ch^ce's'/ 'at ten ? ^ "ffle will take place at Hilbus ft Hiu' Mu llth S B^!d,n?s> corner Pa. avenue and 11th street, where Tickets can be procured and the articles are on exhibition. Pt-rsons desirous of powesrfng some of the most .uperb articles of workmanship ever exhibited, have now an opportunity offered them of obtaining euch a. an extremely low price. Call and examine ft?r yourselves at the Music Dn pot of HILBUS A HITZ, Star Buildings, between the hours of 9 o'clock a. iu. and 6 p.m. I feb 7?tf THE LATE MR. MEADE'S PICTURE. T?at? eacf? F0R ,!V 5100 CUAN'J?fl PRIZ* HO. 1 p Th,"n*? of Vill.noeva, R,vin* A1"" ?o the 1 oor, a copy of Murdlo, by one of his pupils and touched by that peat artist?said to be equal to the original, cost $4.000. rata* 2. The adoration of the Wise Men of the East ? a genuine Murillo; cost #3,000. PRIZfc 3. _ " Ilea I of our Saviour," by Correggio; cost $1,000. raize 4. ?l"oOO ?^t*le ?Ieise,l Virgin," by Carreggio; coat $lr. 8. A..MATLACK is authorized to receive ?tibscriptions in this city, of whom tickets may ?e obtained, or of Messrs. TAYLOR ft MAURY. All money received on account of the Raffle will be deposited in B*nk until the drawing takes place, which will be duly announced. ?from the National Intelligencer. Articles similar to the annexed we have observed in several distmt papers, contained in their Wash ington correspondence. We are glad to see that a member ot the tamiiy is willing to dispose of a part of the rare collection of the late Richard W. Meade, wlm, during his long residence in Spain, had oppor tunities, which his opulence enabled him to itidulge, tor selecting many of the finest paintings in Spam? th-u trc ikure-house of pictorial riches. The dis turbed suite of the country at the time, moreover, made it favorable for obtaining many gems of art which would otherwise never have been purcbara blc. From Ike Boston Chronicle. Cii*r D'navREt or Art?Several chef dWrrw 'M Murilio, Correggio, and other mast- rs, which were brought from Spain during revolutionary tinier hv he late R. W Meade, have elicited the admirM'ion ?f connoisseurs during the past week in the Rotundo "f the Capitol. They are to be disposed ef for the 'icnefit of a daughter of Mr Meade, residing in New York, after an opportunity has been given to the i public for ail examination. feb 6- tf Mott Bodell's Line. ,r,X-? 'JILKXJIXDRIJI. WASHINGTON %UTV, *1X1) I) I STRICT OF COLUMBIA pCKKTS PHIS LINE OF PACKETS SAILS WEEKLY I from pier 11 East Itfver.New York,and oflener if neevssary, and are composed of the following first class vessels: >ew schr. A. V. Bedell, Bedell, inater. New sclir. AtoU Bedell, A. V. Tredwell. Schr. Ann D., Wm. Oliver, master. Schr. J'olanf.y L. A. Smith, master. Schr. Commander-in-Chief, Wogtjm, master. Sehr. Grcen\cay, Wilson, master. These vcaaels are all fast sailers, and the masters inen of eiperirnce in the trade, and the only regu lar line of Washington City packets. MOTT BEFELL, Wall street, N. Y. ( S. S. MASTERS ft SONS, Alexandria, Va. T1IOM VS RILEY, feb 1?Cm Washington ind D. C. SILVERWARE. AVERY pretty assortment of Sdver Coffee Sets, I'itchers, Goblets, Cup?, Creams, and all kinds of Spoons and Forks, and a variety ol Fancy Silver ware, suitable for presents, viz: Soup and Oyster Ladles, Crumb Scraper?, fish, pie and cake Knives, Creun and Sugar Spoons, etc., is offered at low pn ces, and warranted sterling. II. 8EMKEN,

No. 330 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and 10th sj*. jan 19 THE MUTUAL FIBK IRSUKANCI CuMPA ?Y OF THE ISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, /"^IIARTKHEf) by Congress, offers to the property v owners of the District safer and cheaper means of insurance than any other Company ULYSSES WARD, President. C1IAS. WILSON, Sscretarv. MATHEW G. E wERY, Treasurer. M A >' AGKRS. Clysse? Ward John Van Ri.^wick Thomas B agden P. W. Browning F. Howard, MaUlew G. Emery. J. C. McKelden. tlffice, Columbia Place, corner Louisiana avenue an 1 7th street. Office hours from 3 to 6 o'clock p.m. feb 28 ? eotf TO LOVERS OF BUTTER. TMIE attention of those foml of good BUTTER is called to the Tact that I hav just received 149 kegs of prime fresh BUFFER, which is offered at the lowest possible prices, either wholesale or re tail. 1 am constantly receiving fresh Roll Butter, which can be found at my stalls either in the t en ire or Northern Liberties Market, and my Store, at cor 9th aud L sts. W. C. JOHNSON, feb 24?eolm* SPRING STYL1C OF GEMTS Oreea Hats for 1855 will this day be introiuced, which for beaut), style, aud finish are un.-ur Jml passed. 9^4 ... Also, the pati nttd corrugated brim Hat, at llie 1 eniple of Fashion. BUTT & HOPKINS'S, Corner Sixtli st. and Pa avenue, Between Browns' and Nat.onal Hotels, mar 1 ? eo < w FOR TOE MECHANICS' FAIR AT WASHINGTON. ,TIIE THOMAS COLLYER WILL jinake regular trips to the above Fair commencing on Tuesday, February 20th. lioacs tare 12cents tacli way. Coaches will take persons from and to the boat. Fare 6 cents. Leave Alexandria at p. in. Leave Washington 10 ^ p. ui. SAM'L GEDNEY, Captain. Alexandria, Va., feb 20-d ' 1 AM A WH A, Va., iiaak Notea Lk5 bought and s.Id by A. M. 8NYDER fit CO. Brokers, corner 15th street and Pa avenue byTM'.'sNvWrdo*- NW"b"Ug'"XU ^.I^ Sekten, Witliers h Co's Exchange Bank Notes bought and sold by A. M. SNYDER ft. CO. feb 8- ec lm LAW PARTNERSHIP. C? UPREMECOURT OFTHEUNITED STATES 0 ROBERT J. WALKER and LOUIS J4NIN nave formed a c partnership under the name oi ''Walker and Janin,"for the argument of cases in the Suprei>e Court of the United States, at Wash ington city, wheie both will atteud throughout the future sessions ot that court. They may be addressed at Washington, N. York, or New Orleans. j >n l'J -eo3m? /'I LOT ill NO MADE TO ORDER CHEAPER Vj than ever.?In ojder to run of! the remainder 01 our large stock of Cloths, Cassinieres, and Vest ui*s, we will at this seasou take measure and make to order Gentlemen's Garmeuts of first quality 20 per cent, cheaper tlnn our usually low prices. WALL ft STEPHENS, , ^ ?Y?nue, next door to Iron Hall. flBb 19 (SehtilielftNcWs) SPECtAL NOTICE. WE earnestly rrqu?*rt alt persons indebted to us wu account? reudered 1st Januaiy, to couie turward ai d close ihe -ame wittiotit fnrtner delay, us it u a I important mat ihe business of the l8te tiim should be settled vp. ITiis we reasonably ex fiei-l, and ton?! iii?i-<t up?n without tuithei no?i>-f ? COLLE*' ft S^AUif, 944 evVCUlli doois above Pa. av?. r?t> EVENING STAR. EXCITEMENT IV IRISH HIGH LIFE." Charge* Against a Cabinet Minister of Fraud and Perjury The Dublin correspondent of the Lon don Times of February 12, gives the de tails of a trial which is going on in Dub lin, involving veiy larges estates, and in which revelations are made which, if substantiated, must stamp with indeli ble disgrace not only the memory of the dead, but cast a sorious slur upon the reputation of the living. ? The case alluded to is that of Hand cock against Delacour, otherwise De Burgh, which first came before the Chancellor as far back as Tuesday, the 24th of January. The arguments occu pied several days, and all the available ability of the Irish bar was enlisted on both sides, the attorney general and soli citor general leading for the petitioner, and Mr. Henry Martly, (J C., and Mr. P. Fitzgerald, Q. C.,for the respondents. The petitioner in the case was John Stratford Handcock, the heir-at law of his neice, Miss Honoria Handcock, who died on the 12th December, 1&53, intes tate. On coming to take possession of his property he found that certkin deeds, executed by Honoria and her two elder sisters, who had pre-deceased her, cer tain judgments entered up by one of them, Josephine, and certain charges created by her will, would have the effect of depriving him of the estates and vest ing th m in the respondent, Delacour, a natural son of the mother of these young ladies, a minor. The petition was, that these deeds and other charges should be set aside. As the case is not without its lessons both in morals and politics, I we lay before our readers a short abstract of it, taken from the opening statement of the petitioner's counsel, the attorney general. The statement is, indeed, ex parte, but it has not been answered?un less an agreement to give the attorney general's client all he asks, for a consid eration of ?20,000, can be called an an swer. It appears that a certain Miss Catha rine Josephine Kelly was a great beauty, and also a very ambitious and designing woman; and it was alleged that she? with the assistance of J crd Clanricade, j formed the project of allying herself to j Mr. Handcock, a gentleman of consider-: able property. She succeeded, and the estates, after a life use, were settled on the children in tail, with a jointure of ?7o0 a year for the widow. Mr. Hand cock's friends were averse to the mar riage, yet U took place, and threodaugh ters were the issue. From 182s to. 1840 there were no further children. In this latter year, in consequence of a suspicion of too grea^ an intimacy between Lord Clanricade and Mrs. Handcock, there was a separation, and Mr. llandcock went to France. In October of that yt ar, Mrs. Hand cock was the guest of Lord Clanricarde at Portuma Castle. This fact seems, however, to have escaped the recollection of Lord Clanricardc, *? bis affidavit state s that it was impossible nfr liftn to have seen her during that year, as he parked the winter in Russia. A deed of separ ation was executed in July, 1841, andii. the same year, when Mrs. Handcock was on the continent, and afar she had been some time separated from her husband, she gave birth to an infant, the present respondent, but no one could say who was his father or when he was born. In 1842 Handcock returned, a dying man, to England, and took up his abode in | Michael's road, Brompton. There was reason to believe that when he first came there he was not anxious to have renewed intercourse with Lord Clanricarde or his wife. Lord Clanricarde, however, prevailed upon him to accept of his good oftioes. lie reconciled the husband and father, a few days before his death, in 1843, to his discarded wife and deserted childien. Which of us would have thought, asks the Morning News, as we returned through Michael s road, Brompton, on a winter's eve in 1843, diseontented per haps alter a day of fruitless toil, that at that moment a good Samaratan, in the shape of a fashionable marquis, was in that humble suburb, restoring the out cast, reconciling the estranged, and par taking of the exquisite enjoyment of wit nessing the happiness of which he was himself the author. Alas ! there is an other side to the picture ! Hear the At torney-General : 44A notice had been served on the re spondent in this cause to produce a diary which the eldest daughter, Josephine, appeared to have kept, and he (the At torney General) had examined it, and anything more touching than the account so given by that young lady of the mis erable scenes she then witnessed, he never heard. The father was in the cus tody of a spy in the pay of Mrs. Hand cock, her object being to acquire the cus tody of those children and the control of their fortunes. It was known that Mr. Handcock had made a will by which his brother-in-law was to nave been entrust ed with the most delicate office of pro tecting his children, and this spy was placed about him, and like persons in his condition, he endeavored to betray the person he was employed to betray and the person who employed him, his object being to obtain a will for himself. " However, the daughter was brought to the father by Lord Clanricarde from day to day, until his affections were aroused and weakened, and he was pre vailed upon to add a codicil to his will in July, by which the unhappy gentleman appointed the wife he had discarded the guardian of his three daughters. He was attended by Lord Clan nearde's fam ily physician, who was pledged to secre cy ; his brother, therefore, had much dif ficulty in learning where be was, and ar rived only after he had breathed his last. The clergyman who attended him de bcribes it aa a u*o?i tiigUUul UwUibtd, In Jul/, 1843, be (Utd. miUr th* tM Appointed g^rd'wo* the children, and Lord Clan SZSrW* Pr?PertJ- The widow had Shfn fh? * JF1" J0;nllure' bu* lord ship, the guardian of the property, made her an allowance of ?1,500 a vear ? ?nH the Court, acting on the security of this nobleman of high rank, granted her a s::i; tr**mi So the necessities and comforts of the three young ladies were at least provided for. Again hear the Attorney General: *' lie oould state positively, that while they resided in this mansion, a more ab ject state of misery than those young ladies were kept in he hardly reuumiber. ed ever to have read of. He could not but apprehend that their early and pre mature deaths were owing to the manner in which they were treated, and he trust ed in God they were not so treated de signedly. Daring this time the boy called John Delacour here, but who went by an eunhonious name, and one to which perhaps he had as good a title-John de Burgii?was living i'i the house. Instead of being treated as the unhappy daugh ters were, this adopted son was indulged in every possible manner: and, indeed, it appeared in the evidence that they Ithe daughters) were obliged to perform even menial services for him; and it would seem that greater cruelty was never practiced by a jailer towards his prisoners in the worst of times than this unnatural mother displayed towards her daughters,especially whever they thwart ed this young adopted child of hers " In the mean time, too, the mother it appears, had take? to drinking; and this may perhaps somewhat palliate the unnatural and loathsome nature of her conduct to her poor daughters. She ac cuses one daughter of criminal conduct with her solicitor, saying also that her person was offensive?that she was rot ten; and, to account for the existence of young Delacour, she states that he was the natural son of another daughter, by a French gentleman of high position.' In 1847 the daughters Mary Ann and Josephine executed disentailing dbeds the gra-itee in both being Lord Cianri carde. In 1849, Mary Anne, the eldest daughter, died, shortly after coming of age, leaving her mother .CIO,000. The property then became vested in the younger daughters, Josephine and Hono r a, who executed disentailing dee-'s in February, 1851, to Lord Clanricarde. In that, month, Josephine s end was ap proaching. She made a will which was drawn by Lord Clanricarde, by which she left ?10,000 to her mother, to be paid on the marriage of her sister ; and in the event of her sister dying without issue, before her mother, her landed es tate was to he sold, and the proceeds given to her mother absolutely. In June, 1851, Josephine died, and it was sworn that the exemplary mother manifested neither surprise nor regret but looked upon it as the accomplish! ment of her most desired end. In 1853, the last daughter, Ilonoria, conveyed all her property in trust to Lord Clanricarde, subject to an appointment to herself for life, and afterwards to her mother, her heirs and assigns; but after the cx?cu ti?n of these deeds she never had posses sion of them in reality or substance. In addition to these deeds, the mother ob tained from her s:ck daugbier, on the brink of the grave, a bond for ?4 000. In the meantime the mother sickened herself, and died before her daughter, in Uie latter part of 1853; the daughter dying on the 12th of December of that year, intestate. The mother, who com plained so much of her poverty, during life, as to be obliged to deny her daugh ters the merest necessaries, leaves to her son Delacour 20,000, aud to Honoria, ?50. Delacour claims the chief part of the Ilandcock estates under the various deeds, Ac., executed by the daughters; the' petitioner claims as heir at-law to Ilono rf*. The executors under the will cf Josephine oppose ^o does the brother of Mrs. Ilandcock. Juigment was di ferred in expectation of a compromise, and the compromise has been effected. The deeds and will are to be cancelled ; the petitioner, Ilandcock, is to get the estates, and he is to pay ?20,000 to the respondent, Delacour, on his coming of age and in the meantime, four per cent, on that amount. Delacour is now only fourteen years of age; and should he die before attaining twenty-one, the peti tioner will have the estates absolutely without payment. The intimation out doors is that the hu&oand and the girls were all disposed of by slow poison, but of that there can be, of course, no evidence. 44Pat What Thop 0\ve5t."?When I see a husband spending his time in tav erns, and forsaking his family, I say? Pay what thou owest. When I see a wife intent solely upon dress, abandoning her domestic concerns to destruction, while she is parading the streets to exhibit her divine person and elegant accomplishments, I say? Pay what thou owest. When I see a father or mother neglec ting the education of their children, and suffering them to run wild in the streets, in the high road to ruin, without the smallest effort to prevent them by paren tal authority, I say?Pay what thou owest. When I see a child who was tenderly brought up by fond and doting paren is, treating them with disrespect and inat tention, perhaps cruelty in their old afe, I say, in the most emphatical manner? Pay what thou owest. > \ hen I see a man reading a ntwspa rer. who is in arrears for the last vo'ume, say, feelingly, <fcc., 4c., &e. Wedded in Wintee ?TheElmira Re publican says a marriage took p'ace at liorseheads last week, the parties to which were respectively about eighty bve and seventy eight years of age, ma afct ufuut hundred and w*ty three years. DUEATIO* OF BRITISH SlVItTEllB The following account of tht nuicg and the duration of the various adminis trations which have governed Edit and since the passage of the Reform Act of may, at this moment, be in terminer to all parties. The ministry of the late held irt*D November. 1830. to August, 1834; it was instru mental in carrying the bill for the re form of the representative system. On of Etrl Gnj'in AQpT,8t and?|r?^'Str7 Thn Melbourne was raised to the; office of first lord of the treasury. Hiw ministry was dissolved by William rt'pLi Vem '18W' when ^ Rob frLlEl 'W suaimoncd by the king from Rome to form a new govrrnment on moderate conservative principles. Sir Roberts tenure of office, however, was mi f, for, in the following April the right honorable baronet was defeated on the lamous "Appropriation Clause" of the Tlthc Blll? ?nd Lord Melbourne enee m re resumed the reins of govern ment. This, the second Melbourne min istry, endured from April; 1835. to Au gust. 1841, or upwords of six vctrs. ex KheT^rd 8 tnt?rrfP";? 1839: wnen Lord Melbeurne temporarily re nfE^ p'r! 7mst*te<l on the refusal of fcir Robert Peel to take office under certain circumstances which need not now th Tv t0' In the sunimer of 1841 the Whigs were defeated in two parlia mente elected under their own auipicel. and Sir Robert Peel formal that admin istration which earned the principle of 18Mhl?h WaS eventually upset in 1846 by the secession of its "protection ist supporters. ? Lord John Russel's administration, which succeeded, lasted from June lgjtf \ri v Ra.7- i852' *he> 1 defeat on the Ik i tl induced h,s lordship to resign office. Then came the brief administra tion of the Earl of Derby, and the "coun try party which lasted about nine months. In was dissolved fnst before Christmas, 1852, and the Earl of Aber deen succcvJed as the head of a coalition ministry. This administration has lasted a little more than two years. It will be seen that the second ministry of Vis count Melbourne held thtt office for up jrards of S1I years. that of Sir Robert reel (the second ministry) nearly five } ?ars, and that of Lord John Rnssell nearly six years. During the r-riod in 1 lotion ?namely from 1834 to 1?54 three appeals were made by existing ?Mwstries to the public opiion of the nation?by the usual institutional course of a general election. Thus Sir Rob rt Peel dissolved parliament in December, , auu .*** re-su't was a considerable but not inadequate accession of parlia mentary support; Lord Melbourne dis solved in 1841 but the country returned a majority of 100 against him: and the 18M ?L , J 8 to the f*?Ple ilm Z ?JU ge froni the sim ilarly though not equally unsuccessful. [London Times. A Model Spekch.-The following i8aa extract from a speech of Gen. Buncum m favor of 54 40: Mr. Speaker-when 1 open my eyes, and look over the vast expanse of country?when I sec how the yeast of freedom has caused it to rise in the scale of civilization, and caused it to expand on either side?when I see it growing swelling, roaring like a spring Ireshet?1 cannot resist the idea that the day will come when this gn.t nation, like a young school boy. will burst its straps, and become entirely too biir for its boots. Sir, we want elbow room? the continent, the whole continent, and nothiug but the continent, and we will have it. Then shall Uncle Sam, pl?c ng J,at uP?n the Canadas, rest his richt arm upou the Oregon, his left upon the eastern seaboard, and whittle awav the British power, while reposing his he like a freeman, upon Cape Horn! Sir, the day will?the day must come." The Bible in the Taverg?Lager-Bi?r acd Religion We learn from one of the New York papers that a new scheme bat been devised by tome of the keepers of the lager bier <Voons to evade the law in relation to the Suoda; liquor traffic. It appears tLat some fonr or fire r>f these establishment axe open titty, .md that thej are generallj occupied by lar^e audiences. Preachers, wi.fc open Bibles be fore them. discourse upon various subjects, bat particularly on the reforms of Mayor Wood, nhich are denounced as impious and unjust The suppression cf the 6und-y liquor tr?ffi: is ioveigbed against as a despotic interference with the rigtrsof all who indulge in lager bier and other beverages, ?nd the faithful are encourag<d to follow in the footsteps of their forefather*, in opposition to the Mayor and the police The Mayor, haviag been informed of these establishments, detailed (ffioers Freuder and Newman, of the Entrant Department to visit one on Sunday last, and report to him all they shou'd hear and see The fiist one they visited was kep; by Lewis Doackel and Smith, No. 142 Chatham 'street. On entering the sa loon tney foutid about fifty persons p>esent, ? ?risking lager bier At om end of the apart ment a billiard table was fitted up like an Mtar, upon which lay an open Bible. M* Duackel. who officiated as minis'er. wa? dressed m a long blaok clerical robe, black skull cap, and white neckerchief. The service.- o jmmeuced at 10 o clock, which, it appea s was somewhat later than Usual, ?nd tor Kfcisb the minister made doe apoiopy to his congrega'ioo lie would, he said, hi>ve comicfiLced earlier, had it not teen for the ? bsence of bis two deacons, who had, like many other clergymen, been drunk ever Sat urday night. As they did not make their ap pearance, he was obliged to accept the cervices i f h s two barkeepers, who prepared them . elves for ihe perluiman e i>i their cleric 1 lu iea by tyii.g two table c'oths around tbe.r i <xka Mr. !>>uckel then read a passage fr> m he Bible, and delivered, iu Oeriran a terri ble phillipic upon the Mayor, exhortiag all who loved their bter to s'.and by it to the last crop. Tbey were all, he sa.d free thinkers, fBU they had a perfect right t? bo free drink ers, if ibey ebuee. tHsring ihe iaiertals of bis sermon, he refreshed hiaiselt wi L crpious draughts from a du* ?f >be bovera^e Luaide Liu., adiiaiug hi* ?udu.]j04 l? do likewtae. lo the course cf tbe evetiicg, atnui four llndred (?ront irore pretent at bis mirustre iionr wl>teb were Kept up until a Ute Ltur 'Ihv Mayor iub&li U cLie up all *arh pt|Ut| of wursSij' uereaiiw

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