Newspaper of Evening Star, March 29, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 29, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SITIDAYJ /it tk* tilar Building, rorner Pennsylvania avtniif and K'evextk street, By w. D. WALIiAl'K, Wiil be aerred to rob*crifcem in the cities of Wnb m.nun. Georgetown, Alexandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*. To mall anbecribera the iabwiptioa price ia THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year in ?Um,TWO DOL LARS for SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR inr THREE MONTHS. (j^SiKou corica out cut. BS I ?*? VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. ?., THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 1855. NO. 697. THE WEEKLY STAR. Thla excellent Family and New* Journal?<v>n ulnisf a greater nrMy of leiai watlnf renditr tt?** run He Mind ia any other?ia published on Satutd ^ PoaTBASTaaa who act aa afenta will be allowed a eommiaatoa *f twenty per < fllDTPDlo SPANISH MIXTURE. 1 ha Quit Parlfltr of th? Blood I Hot r Particlo of Xereory In It T k* Imumi Rbtkdt (or Scrofula, Kind's Rvil, alirusnatlsai, Obstinate Cutaneous Eruptions, Pimvles or Pustules on ths tics, Blotches, Bo!l?, Chromic Bore Kjm, Ring Worm or Tetter, B.*oM KeaJ, Enlargement and Pain of tb? Boom ixl Joints, Stubborn Ulcer*, SyphiMtii Disorders, LuoUjo Spinal Compla'nto, and all the disews itUb; frop an '.nju ihiou* Me of Mer-ury, Im pru?i j>f? la I Ift, or Imparity of the Blood. rj"H13 valaaUs M-dicns, which ha* become celt* X brated tor tbe number of ?xtra./rdtnary cures, effected through its ><?qcj, h+* iodaced the propri sto-a, at tbe urg nt rr^a-^t of their friend*, to odes It to the pabltc, which th*y do with the utmost con. frience ia ita virtu?s and wonderful curative prop ?rti ? The following certldcotro, selected irom a large cumber, are, however, stronger tesiaon? tha a the mtra wc*a cf tbe propri?tcr?; end are all ho a gentlemen ws'l known in th*ir loenlities, and ?f tbe biihnst rasp ?: lability, many of Ih-m rea'dinj U> the oity of Rtchmo'd, Ta. P. BOYDEN, Esq,, rf ths Ex'hang) Hotel, Rich mocd, known ererywli*re says bi has iwd 'he Med ians aa'led Cxatsa'i Srktnsu Mmuu, adm'nlsterel la over a hundred o*8?a, ia noarlv *11 the diseases tr* wtichlt U recommenced, with the most aston ishingly gosd results Ha atys it Is the most ex medicine lis has ersr seen. AOUS AND PdVE'tt?ORE IT CU1E.?I hereby ^?rtify th A for this* years i had * |us and ffever af the aM violent deioripLoii. i had several Ph v iu*ns, took large quantities of Quinine, Mercury, tad I bel>eve all tbe Tonies advertised, bat all with oat permanent relief. At Uet I tried Carter*! gyiaisb Mixture, two bottles of Which eff?ctaally tu ed ne, and I ana happy to say I have had neither eh:"la or fevers lino*. I consider it tbe boat Tonk to this world, and tha only medicine taat <vei reeehed or oaee. JOHN LO.NGDiN. EiATsa trrcH, near Richmond. V*. 0. B. LTJCK. ka<{, now la the city of Richmond tad for son? years !n th" Post OIIVj*, haa nuch oalisn:) in lb-? a tabbing efhm^y of Carter's lj n'.nh Mixture, the*. h* baa bought upward* of 6S M*le?, wbl:fc be his away to the afci cted.? *r. Lack s<?ys be h** never kn">wn it to fail when UI33 a<vj<-rdins to directions. Dr. MINOR, a pflicti.*! og Pbjoidst, and formerly rf she Otty Hotel, in Gie city of Riohtaond, says he fcas witnee*?d in ? buiiVt of lr.3*anoeetn? efT-cta c! Car ax's opantsb Hixtur-s which were aw tvu'.y surprising. He says iu n ct*e of C- mamption, ie ^>nd?nt on the Liv*r, th- good eff?it? wor? won iarfal iais^l. 8A.MUUL M. DRIN-LEjI. of the firm cf Drinker k orris, Ricba nd, wa5 ;jr?i -*ur^d of Liver Com plaint of ttiras *a&rz *t.- aiiog. by th? nee of twr b< '.ties af Car'-r'. B^akiii b J4ixtnr.?. dr.K VT CUllE 0* U.m-JfULA..?Tbe Editors el tb? Ki haou 1 B^pubUo*a hid a de'vant employed In chair press roou, eurol of vhlfnt Scrofula, oca b'ned with Rhsumaiism% whiob entirely di?abl?l blat from work. T*o bottl-M of Carter's ^p*n*sb Mixture mad?? a perfect cure of him, and the Edi tor* la a publia notioe, any they "cbo^rfu! iy r*oom Buod it to all woo are afflicted with any disease of the blood " #T1LL ANOTHHH CURt Of 8>T10F0LA.?I had s vary valuable boy cured of Scrofula by Carter'k fepaauh Mutare. I ooisiJer it truly a valuable Bflidne. JAMitj hi. 'f AYL 'it, G>n4actor cc tht W. f. anl P. X. K. Oo. TUchmond, V* SALT RHXUJd Of TWiKTY YEARS STANDING CU:t5D Mr. JOHN TaOMPiiON% residing in the city ot ILchmonl, w?5 cure>i by thres bottles of Carter's r>iauh Mixtur-, of Salt uLtum. h? bid for MMtty t>aat7 ye?r?. fcnl xitich all vh? pbys'.ciuu 1 of tbs scold not care. Mr. Thompson a well mwMSt ia the city of Richmond- wil hif fc La Mi r>*ari?b-i. WU. A.8fiATT3SWa, of Richmond had a ^errant rared af ^Tphili*, in the worst form, by Ca tar's H'^an ih Mixtn-^. Fin ?.js h-? ch?wrfally rbcom* D?ods it, and soaddare It a very invaluable m*ii rins. EDWIN BrriTO*, com^i^vocer ol tha revt-nu^, Mvs he hM -u^o th? go-od vOoc^s of Carter's ^pkLiah Mixta?* in a number cf Syphilitic casat, and s*> i it is a serfoct ?ore f-r tha: b^r^.bie du ase. WM. O. HAdWOOD, af kicinnoad. cur<?d ft old flor*s<?ai Clw.% wh ch dluM^bli fr?a walking. Tsok a few bottiw of Cart-r's Spanish Mixture, and w?s ?Oeb;-?i to nalk sithout a crutch, ia a short tiose permutwn ly cared. Prlucipal Depots at M WAiiD, CLO^E A Con No. &S K siiten Lsna, N York. T. W DYOTT A 80Nj?, No. 1M North Sucona St., k BEERS, No. 1^5 Main street, Rich aoaJ Vs. Anl for sale by CHAHLEiS 8TOTT. W?>?hlngton, D. C; URNaY PRKL, Alexaunria, and by Druggists srerywhere. ... Fries $1 per bottle, or six bottles for $a; n-iy Private Medical Treaties on ma PHYSIOLOGIC4L VreW Off MABiilAGJ, ST M. D. LA CUOIX, at. D,. J. LB J. N 7, X Y OA Pages loO Plre Plain and Colored Lith? graphs and Hlstes. Prise only #5 Cants *f| it be- of postage to all par's ef the Coion^R CILEAPE-T BOOK EVEE PUBLtoiiED, a ad .ontsinlr^ ?eoriy d ubla tfes qnantity of reoting matrcr in that of the FIffTY CENTA OR DOLL Vk PUBUOAXiONS. It treats on the PHYSIOLO GY Of MARRIAGE, and '.he j se:rst i flrmiti<?acd disorder j wf aud matari^r, ra rcltinj from ei'wsts, which ?i?9troy tbs physical and men tel powers, with observations su aamag<>, its dcties and aia^aaliLcatians, aud their readies; with Ui>J??h-?, illCTtrutinf ths anatomy and p!:*iiol2?v, and diesasvr of the reyro iactive organs oI both sexei, their rtruotnre, uses awl functiwos- A popular anl couipr^htnsivr! trss Lse oo duties and easos/*4 v f single a^il mar n?d lite?happy and fruit*.il aJ^-a^Ms, mode ti ?e earing them-iaWeitoos *vi l*?fc-tlle ones?their stviaaoa and rwwxv/.?^'Ji^?rt*nt hints to tbc-s eontantp!ating a?tric.f ay, tt-At will cvereoice oh jectioas to it; oooj, bvs?f<r. should taks thiJ im* porta nt s^p vr* _out list ccc: ulti-^ its pa^cs ?:cxa*tttar?es oq tfc? atssesi>?aiid x.edioal treatment M bav.4 fros- mian-y to oid aze, e*^h ruM graph l*Uy L:ut:?xJ by bcautlfal lithographic pistes? ?^rvoas aebii ty, its oauaes tnd oare, by a process at once so siaapie, safe and effectaal, that tailare is Uapo??bie ruiss for dally macft^ement?an essay ca dprmatorrLaa with practical oH-errations en a safer, and more successful mods of tr ?aftaent?pre uut2oiurj hinn ot tht otII.1 rrtdtiBj eEipiri * i sai practirs?eses.r on all Jisw earing noa ludiscrsti^n, with plain an J s!aplr rci-3 by wLioh ad parsons eaa car? themselves without tiercury? remediM for those self Lafiietel miseries and dinap pointed hopes so unfortunately prevalent in the Toang. it U a truUu'&i adviser to the mnrrirl &nd those couteapuuJcs m.vrtijge. I^s p--rcul is par tieulariy raeomaend^d to* cnt7taic!ug se eret doaots of their LhysioiU rend'ti n. and who are conscious of having haaard-d tha health, hspplnete aud privileges to which every h'jz*n teliig i? en titled to. Pri? 2i Ter r?cpy, rr 0.T9 cc;i.*s fcr one dol lar. jlailM ftee cf posU?s to u; piit of ths Uni ted 8tates. S. B.?Those who prefer ni.-\y i-suraltl'r Li Caotx npon any of thsdisetjves apoa wbich Lb bo"k trvsU either >er*on<4;y or by mail. M.-.1i3lne sent to any part of the Union according to (Jfrectiooa, sat^l) pacXnd and ^refully secured from all observation. Adirese Dr. 11. K. LA OiiOIX, No SI Maiden Lane ar Pest Ottcs Eox i79, AI'.?av. N. T. gar* OQce open daily from 3 a lit to 9 p K, and on Sunday from 9 until 6 pm. 4V OtRoe tleuaowvtl from No W3 Leaver fL, to 3 l^Malilea Laus, Albany, N. Y. ' ARTIN'S UNRIVALLED OUITARd.?Three ot Uieae ?up rb tnstrumenu are now on exhi tMUoa for a United period, at o-ir Mu.jc rftore. Toe ebarming beauty of their tone Hints tbe Dnivenal eacomiuui* of Profeesors and Amateurs. 1I1LBU8 A HITZ, max 31 8o4e Ajents. LOOK II ERE!!! MORE BOUNTY LAND to JILL who served ia a*T wit since 179*, whether as Officers HoMier*, 8ailor?. Marines, Clerk*, Indians, Chap lains, \vspm Masters, Teamsters, Landsman, (or tbeu widows or minor childrui) who have not yet received fall 180 acre*, aud h*ve bern in service 14 day*, will do well to write to us. postpaU, and their Land Warrants will be forwarded to them for tbe abore quantity, and no charre if they do not get it. LLOYD It CO., Claim Agent'r Offlca, opposite U. 8. Treasury, Washington City, D. C mar 6-3m ORDNANCE MEMORANDA; Percussion Locks and Primers, by Lt. Dohlg-en, U. 8- N., in charge of experimental department, 1 vol, with en graving pice 28. FRANCK TAYLOR. M DOCTOR HOOFLAND'8 CELEBRATED (German Bitters, nipun it DB. C. M. JACMOW, Phils**, P*., WILL BFrECTTIALLT CURB LIFE* eonUBT, DTSraPttL JAOHDICK. CTrwi. or Jbm. DMlil,, IW, <j Z Kidneyt, and all rfweoses arista* from a die trdtred Liter or Stwmack. ^ ' dud) as l?on:tipaiioii, Li ward Pilei, Fullno*, or Blood to the Head, A i.lity of the Stomach, Nau sea, Heartburn Ditgjst for food, Fullness or Weight "> the Stomach, Sour Eructationa, Sink ing or Fluttering at the Pli of the Htornach, Swim ming of the Head, Hurr ed ^nd difficult Breathing, Plu.tering at the Heart, Choking or 9uirocaliiif Semations when in a lying Posture, Direnew ot Vision, Dots of W^bs before the Sight, Fever and Dull Pain in the Hea l, Deficiency of Perapiration, Ytllowuea* of th? Mkin and Eyes, Pain in the Side, Hack, Chest, Limbs, ate., Sudden Flushes ot Heat Burning in the Fleab, Constant Imagin ings of Evil, and great depression of Spirit*. T HE proprietor, in calling tae attention of the public to this preparation, does so with a feel ing of the utmost confidence in ita virtues aud adap tation to the diseases for which it la recommended It u no new and untried article, but one that has sto?d the test of a ten yeara' trial before the Ameri can people, and its reputation and sale is unrivalled by any similar preparations extant. The testimony ia its favor given by the moat prominent and well known Physicians and individuals, in all parts of ?he country is immense. The following from North Cat<4ina is respectfully subi.itt^d, referring any who may still doubt, to iny "Memorabilia," or Prac tical R^ceip*. Hook for Farmers aad Families, to be had gratis, of u I the Agents tor the German Bitters. Principal Office and Manufactory, 190 Arch n.. Philadelphia, Pa. TESTIMONY FROM NORTH CAROLINA. Certificate of Dr. W. Smith, of Pine HiU, Rich mond County, N. C. Pime Hill, March 4ih, 1854. Dr. C. M. Jackbom, Philad? Iphia?Dear S-r: I have been a subject of Dyspepsia, in its worst f rm, for th* last Ave years. Such was my condition for twelve months that the physicians and all who saw me said I must die. YVhiie in this condition. I was carrird to the watering places in Virginia, Tennes see and North Carolina, but wai nat benefited by any water to which I was taken. While on my way home, I stopped a week at Rutherfor.!ton, a ?ma!l village in North Carolina, to try the effect of sosoe Chalybeate water in that p'.ace. About the last of the week, I went into a drug store to get some medicine for my child and myseif. There were several of the vi'Mse physicians in the store, and one of them seemed to take some interest in my ease and, after asking me some questions, said he had been a dyspeptic, and had been greatly bene fitted by the use of 44 Dr. Hoof) nd's German Bit ters," prepared by yu, and he rented that I would try the Bittwrs He also called the next day at my room, and insisted so much that I would try them t^at I asked him to get me one bottle. He did it, and I commenced taking it as directed, and ( do say I was more benefitted by it than all the water and medicine ! had ever taken. Af ter reaching home one of my neighbors came to me fi r a prescription and medicine, (he a dyspep tic,) an 1 i save him nearly all the Bitters I had left, which effected much good in hid case. He has often railed on me for more of the canif k nd of medi cine, (trying he was more benefitted by it than any other he had taken, but I have not been able to get any more for him or myself since; will yorj, there lore, please ship me a dozen or more as soon as poe- j feible. Respectfully yours, VV. SMITH. D. R. HOOKER, Roger's Store, Wake Co., N. C., ] October 24.1853. says:??' Having experienced very great benefit from the use of " Hoofland s German j Bitters,*' in Chronic Dysentery and functional de rangement of the Liver, and its concomitant evils,] I am desirous of obtaining a anantity of it for the benefit of my community. You will, therefore, please send a lot, &c., fcc. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J. ATWOOD. llrxTsviLLK, Yadkin Co , N. C ,Nov. 1st, 1853. D?.?C. M. Jackson?Dear Sir: Allow me to ex press to you my sincere thanks for jour discovery I of a medicine which, to say the least of it, has ef fee ted a cure that all other ir?d.eiites, ihitt I have taken, have entirely failed to do. "Hoofland's Ger man Bitters" have ?ured me of tha most stubbotn an 1 aggravated case of the piles that, perhaps, ever I fell u? the lot of man. My case is n?t a rtranger in I Uiis community, as I am well known in this and the Airrounding counties, and can truly t>ay that my re- i covery has astounded all my friends and relations, as 1 had tried everything reoommended, and nothing did me any go?d until 1 was prevailed upon to try ] the Bitters. You are at liberty to make any use ol this communication, for the btnefit of the afflicted, you may think proper. Truly yours, WM. t. ATWOOD. These bitters are entirely vegetable, they invigorate | and strengthen the system, never prostrate it, and can be used for infants as well as adults. F*r sale by respectable dealers everywhere, and I by Z. D. GILMAN, Wa-hing?on; J. L. KIDWELL, Georgetown; and J. R. P1EKPONT, Alexandria, mar 1?ly PALMER'S PATENT LEG. I^HIS AMERICAN INVENTION stands unrivalled both in this country atidia Lurupe. ltu *ornby 1,000persons, and with most astoniJhing success. In competition with 30 other substitutes of the best trench, Englieh, aid German manufacture, it received the award of the orEAT medal at the World's Exhibi tion in Lohdov. as the best utificial limb known In 'his country it has been thirty times exhibited, in competition with all others, at the annual Fair* in the principal cities, Mid has, in every instance, received the award of the highest or first premium. Aud as a crowning honor, by the uuanimous approval of an interna tional council, the 44 First Premium"? i only Stiver Medal giveu for Limbs?was awarded the inventor, at the New York Crystal Palace. Pamphlets giving full information, sent grntU to I every upplicaut. B. FRANK PALMER, 37ft Ciiasnut street, Philadelphia. feb lM-3in THE SUPERB PIANO, ANUFACTURED expressly tor the late exhi tion In this city, by Bacon fc Raven, and which received a medal, is now on exhibition ml our store. This magnificent specimen of superior skill will be returned to New York at an early day, unless disposed of. We are authorized to sell it upon very reasonable teruis. We have also for rale that beautiful instrument, | manufactured by HaJlet, Davis k Co., Boston, which receivod the first diploma at the recent exhibition. 1 We have always on hand a large and superior stock i of Pianos from the above manufactories. Old Pianos ] taken in exchange. JOHN F ELLIS, 306 Penna. avenue, near Tenth street mar 23? PROSPERI'S CORNET BAND NO. 1 MR. KKEDEKICK PROSPER! begs Isave to in- j form his friends and former patwns that this | band has been fully re-organized and w now uade his direction, Rial he is fully prepared with a band of the moat ScMfitiflc Musicians in the city, to fur niab music for Balls, Parties, Paradea, Pic Nics, Ex cursions, he., at the shortest notice possible, by ap plying to FREDERICK PROdPEllI, Leader.CH A:?. PROSFERI, Conductor; HILBUS k HITZ'S Mu sic Depot, or at PETER TALTAVUL'S, opposite ] the Garrison, Garrison street, Navy Yard. frhlE^Mdl* > A RARE CHANCE FOR A MAGNIFICENT PI ANO.?We have on exlnbitiou at the Fair at the Smithsonian Institute, four superb PIANOS, which were made expressly for the fair and may be | relied upon as superior instruments. We will dis pose of them upon very reasonable terms, give any reasonable time on them, divide the payments into | amall notes, in fact, make any reasonabls arrange ments to suit purchasers. We have also on hand in store the largest and most reliable as ortment of 1'ianos ever offered in this city, fioai the renowned manufactories of Hal let, Davis, k Co., Boeton,and Bacon k Raven, New York. Old Pianos taken in exchange. New Music and an assortment of every arucle wrtaiuinc to the music trade. ^ * JOHN F. ELL19, 306 Penna. avenue, near Tenth street, mar 13?tf "fancy MILLINERY. M'riS AMELIA PRIBRAM and ?is Iter haveopened a FANCY MILLIN-^^^S EKY STvKE on Pennsylvania ave-HMT ? 'nue, between Tenth aud Eleventh streets, south si le, No. T, and wo?ld respectful ly eail the attention of the ladies of Washington and vicinity to their handsome and varied assortment of Imported and manufactured MdUpery, latest style?; New York, Paris, aaJ London fashions ol Straw, 80k, Crape, Lare, Velvet and other Bonnets. Also, . dress and other Caps ' All ordera in the Milljnery line thankfully received gad feubfuily ?t(tnded to. mar t-lm* M Treasury Department, March 5, 1855. T^OTICE 13 HRREBY GIVEN to the holders of | X^l stock of the United States described in the fol lowing notice of 3d January last, that for the pur pose of completing the purchase of the amount therein named, this departnent will continue to purchase, upon the terms of said notice, to the ex tent of the lesidue of the rum proposed not yet ob tained?say $1,158,585 05, If Mid stocks are offered and received here prior to the first day of June next: Treasury Department, January 3. 1855. Notice is hereby Riven to the holders of the fol lowing described stocks of the United Hutu*, that this department is prepared to purchase, at any time between the date hereof and the 1st day of March next, portions of tlione stocks, amounting in the ag i<regate to $1 900,000, in tha manner and on the te ius hereinafter mentioned, to wit: In case of aoy contingent competition, within the amount stated, preference will be g yen in the order of time in which said stocks may be offered. The certificates, duly assigned to the United States by the p.tities who are to receive the amount tnereof, must be transir itted to this department; upon the receipt whereof, a price will be paid compounded of the following particulars: 1. The par value, or ai.iount specified in each cer tificate. 9. A premium on the stock of the loan aufhoriz d by the act of July, 1846, redeemable November 19, 1856. of2X percent.; <>n tho stock of the loan au iliorixed by the act of 1849, redeemable 31st Decem ber, 166*2, of 10 per cent.; on the stock of the loans authorized by the acts of 1847 and 18-18, a >d redeem able, the former on tl?*j 31st December, 1867, and the latter on the 90th June, 1868, of 16 per cent; and on the stock of the loan authorized by the act of 1850, and redeemable on the 31st of December, 1864, (commonly called the Texan indemnity,) 6 percent. 3. Interest on the par of each certificate from the In of Januiry, 1855, to the date of receipt and set tlement at the Treasury, with the allowance (for the money to reach the owner) of one day's interest in addition Payment for said stocks will be made in drats of | the Treasurer of the Uni'ed States, on the assistant treasurer at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, as the parties may direct. But to certificate will be entitled to the benefit of | this not'ee which shall not be actually received at the Treasury on or before the said l?t day "f March next. JAMES GUTHRIB, Hinrfl?dtJunel Serre ary of the Treasury. N otice to flutists?ei^enbrandt's sU(H?rior Premium Diasonic Flutes and Cla ion ettes w;ll be on exhibition and for sale for a few days at JIILBUS fc HITZ'S Music Depot. inar 19 Rev. joiin lanahan, pastor of the EXETER STREET, M. E. CHURCH?A strong desire to benefit the afflicted indaces turn thus to cer if/. We chnl enge any other medicine to present such a mass of testimony from gentlemen and ladies of high st inding of our own wed-known citizens, who testify of cures of COUGH, BRON CHITIS, RHEUMATISM, DYSPEPSIA, &c Baltimore, January 94th, 1855. Mettrt. Mortimer tr Mowbray : 1 take pleasure in sa>ing to ycu that I have used your "Hampton's Tincture" with very great profit. From a serious t/iroat affliction, my general health had become very much impaired, when I com menced to use *? Hampton's Tincture." I found it-, effects upon my general health most salutary.? My nerviu* pystsm and digestive organ.* soon right ed up under its use. I have several times recommend?d it to my friends, and in eve. cue, as far as 1 have been in formed, they have use it with success. Yours truly, John Lanahan, Pastor Of Exeter Ft., M. E. ChUfe-h, Baltimore. BLEEDING JFtHE LUNG8. Ralriuh, N. C., Feb. 8, 1855. Meart. Mortimer <$? Mowbray: I do here y certify that about twelve months ago I was taken with a severe hemorrhage of the Lungs an l had four attacks of it I was advised to try Dr. Hampton's Vegetable Tincture 1 procured one I bottle, and after taking which, I was sitisfied that j I was much better; and that, taking the fourth liottle, 1 was entirely well, and now I enjoy as good hftdth m ever I did in my life. I can, and do,with out the lean hesitation, recommend the Tincture to all persons afflicted in my way. Yours, ' Geo. W. CURE FITS?READ! Mart to the Sick Man Gold.?From one of the most respectable Druggists in South Carolina. Charleston, 8. C. Sept. 91,1853. Messrs. Mortimer St Mowbray The sale of I yonr Hampton's Vegetable Tincture is increasing [ every day, and every bottle sold recommends this valuable medicine to the afflicted. Several of our Outers have tried it in different cases with aston ing success, and are getting it by half dozens. It has been found to be the greatest remedy for rheu matic affections, and a wonderful cure ha? been performed on a negro bov, suffering from Fits. I will furnish jou with a number of certificates if you wi>-h them 1 ain, gentlemen, yourp, W. G. Teott. Crdl end get pamphlets gratis, and see cures of | Coush, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Dys pepsia, Nervousness au.l General Weakness. As a female medicine or for dehcatf children we bolieve it unequalled.' I Sold by MORTIMER & MOWBRAY, 140 Balti more street, Baltimore, and 3<>4 Broadway, N. York Char. Stott fc Co., J. B. Moore, D. u. Clarke, Clarke 4t Bowling, W. Elliot, and H. McPher ?ok, Washington ; also, by R. S. F. Ci m, George town ; and C. C. Berry, Alexandria, and by Drug gists everywhere. feb 91?tr Watchbp, JEWELRY, SILVERWARE,

DIAMONDS, TEARLS. FANCY GOODS, fcc. kc. At extremely LOW PRICES, by CANFIBLD, BRO. 8t CO., 9?9 Baltimore street, Baltimore, Md. mar 14?u T\KAFAEI? CCREI)?The following is I / taken from Scott's Weekly: DEAFNESS?We understand that the suceeas which has followed the use of SCARPA'S ACOUS TIC OIL, in cases of Deafness, lias been astonish ing, thousands of persons i aving been cured, whose cases were considered hopeless. The calls for this medicine are from all parts of the country, it being, wu believe, the only article before the public for the cure of that distressing disease. Be particulaf and buy of Z. D. GILMAN, Wash ington, D. C., and S 8. HANCE. Baltimore, Md.,aa there is a counterfeit articIc in the market, fob 98?irn STEWART'S SKYLIGHT DAGUERREAN Rooms, over Gall's Jewelry Store, Pa avenue, is where the public can have splendid pictures taken at more reasonable prices than at any other room in the city. Call early. Satisfaction always given, aiar 7?lm UNION ACADEMY. Corner of Fonrittnth ft. and New York mvmue. AFIW more pupils oan be reeeivsd to make up the limited number. Application must be mtde soon. The duoiplioe, instruction, sn<l means of illustration a*a inch as to Insure satisfactory pro gw ia those (upiis who aie punotual, regular and obadisrt. Gircnlars at the Bookstores. r!?eSO?3m Z. &10F'?I? iw?a? F IA A'3 PATENT AMERICAN ACCORDEON8. Several ot these new and improaed instruments just received and for sale at the Music Depot of HILBUS k H1TZ. Also, 6 dozen of Fax's new and cheap instruction Books, price 95 cents. The public are invited to examine these Accorde ors, having received the first premiums in every ex hibit on exhibited. HILBUS ?t HITZ, mar 94 Sole Agents. TABLE CUTLERY, ALBATA FORKS /ND SPOONS, fcc JUST received a large assortment of superior Ta-^| ble Cutlery of every variety. Also, every *t le of the finest quality ALBATA FORKS, SPOONS, TEA SETS, CAKE BAS KETS, CASTORS, he. M. W. GAI.T It BRO., 39* Pa. ave., betw. 9ih and lOJi su. mar 12 -tf For sale?a very pine saddle and Baggy HORSE. The horse is young. guile and sound, and of fine stock ; would make t-ith r a very fine carriage horse, or a very pleasant riding horse. Also, for sale aa excellent work horse, perfectly sound. Apply to No. 43 Dunbarton *t., Georget'n. mar 1?lawtf PERRY'S AND GILLOTT'S STEEL PENS various kinds and sixes, bought in person from the nukers and warranted genuine. mar 6 FRANCK TAYLOR. FOR BALE-At the SENATE STABLE south of the Capitol, three good work Horses, and ogi fine buggy bay Horse. Apply at the_8tables, or MORE ABOUT LOOKS. TONES' ROTATING PERMUTATION PLATE tf LOCK, ?ow eomtn->aly called the WORLD'S PAIR LOCK. uithout kef or key-holt, it the Lock that secured llie outer-doors of the Herring Haft that contained #1,000 at the World's Fair, London, 1851, it being necessary to unlock thM before other lock* In the saife could be unlock?d. All par Ilea interested ara referred to the following notice : THE WORLD'S FAIR LOCK. BOTtCB. I have thin day sold to Mcwr*. STEARNS & MARVIN, Manufacturers of WILDER'S Patent Salamander SAFE:*, New York, tlie Patent right of "ROTATING PERMUTATION PLATE LOCK, Commonly called "JONES' ANTI-GUN POWDER LOCK." or, "THE WORLD'S FAIR LOCK." The latter title Was acquired in consequence of thi? Lock being placed In a Safe at the World's Fair, with $1,000 in the Safe, to be the reward of any person who could open the door. The geld remained therein for a period of fort) five day*, whilst the visitors got tired of turning the dials, with tuch poor prospect of success, the num ber of changes being 34,300,000. Bankers, Jewelers, and Merchants who desire to have these Locks upon their doors, can have them by upflyui; to Stearns It Marvin, No. 140 Water street, who have the exclusive right to manufacture said Locks In (he United States. HENRY C. JONES. Newark, N.?t, January 90th, 1853. STEARNS fc MARVIN, SCO'.'tfSSORS TO Rica k Co , 144 St 146 Water St., M. Y.. THE ONLY MAK .RS OF SALAMANDER 8 A FES, combining WILDER'* and RICH PAT EN rs. S. H. HOWELL, Agent, iiiar I - Im Georgetown, D. C. BOUNTY LAND?ADDITIONAL. ALL my old friends for whom I obtained Bounty Land, in lees quantity than 160 acres, are here by informed that tn?'ir name* and a record of the eviiicnce, with the date;* of their certificates, arc on my book, bo that I can, with facility, make out their declarations for additional land. Those who failed to obtain any land for want of sufficient service, many of whom are now entitled to 160 acres, can find the time allowed recorded by me. Other# will find it to their interest to call or write, and I will send forms and instructions for reasonable and fair compensation. Any old Soldiars, or their Widows, unable to pay for preparing their papers wii be instructed gratis by calling at the office. JOHN D. CLARK, mar 6?lm Agent, Washingtoa, D O. R. H. GILLET, Counsellor at Lawi Cffioe and residsnos in Pranklia Row, cornsr of S *n<1 Thirteenth street. 98?<?Cm BANKING HOUSE 07 FAIB0 & K0UE8K Opposite United Statet Treasury. BONDS, Stocks and other securities purchased and sold. Interest at the rate of >ix per cent per annum al lowed on deposits when left lor 30 days or longer, jan 94?Cm CABINET MAKER & UNDERTAKER T'lIR undersigned would rerj.actfally Inform Mi friends, aequaintanc^e, ted the public generally that ho still oouGu aet to execute al! orders in )vs Unn of kufiuc?? La the beet nuncertnd at thesh<';^ Ml ootlca. tik&PAIZLiHtt uestiy and pre mttUr executed. VUrKHUH attend! to at the shortest notice, and In ths beat <n?ai?er. B^dus freserxJ in Vt* mett ptrfect net* n?r, ever it, Ike v.ameti ?.aank?a!fnr part favors, he would rcspectfslly solicit, an A will enJiavor to nc*rtt a t^ntinnaner of tiMsan*. ANTHONY BUCIILY, Pa. are., e. side, between Otb and 10th ?t?. ILsatdecct-: >ir. Mtrtin's, No. SdS, D street, t ;ird doom east ol ?th riieet. mar 17?It EXCELSIOR IS OUR MOTTO. 1T7 E have just received a fresh lot of PRUNES, Y> FIGS, ORANGES, LEMONS, &c. Also, a case of PARDINES, put up in superior style. Civ*' u* a cull and judge for yourselves Don't forget the No , 499 Seventh street, oppo. Odd Fellows' Hall. N. B. Balls, Parties, and Families supplied on the most reasonable and satisfactory terms, at the short est notice. RYDER k. PLANT, mar 1?lm BEAUTIFUL WHITE TEETII. Healthy gums, and a sweet breath. All who are desirous of obtaining these bene fits, sf.ould use ZER MAN'S CELEBRATED TOOTH-WASH. This delicious article combines so many meritorious qualities, that it has now be come a standard faveritc '.villi the citizens of New Y*rk, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Dentists pre scribe it in their practice most successfully, and from every source the most flattering laudations are awarded it. Inflamed and bleeding gums are immediately ben e fitted by its use; its action upon tlieiu is mild, soothing and effective. It cleanses tlie te|jh so thoroughly, that they are made to rival pearl in whiteness, and diffuses through the mouth such a delightful freshness, that the breath is rendered ex quisitely sweet. It disinfects all those impurities which tend to produce dccay, and an a consequence, when these are removed, tlie teeth must always re main sound. It is used and recommended by all the emineu' Dentists in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities where it has be n introduced. Atl should give it a trial. Prepared only by FRANCIS ZERMAN, Druggi'l and Chemist, Ninth and Catharhie streets, Phila delphia, and sold by all Drnggists everywhere, at 2j cents per bottle. W. H. G1LLMAN, jan 17?3ra Agent for Washington City. Military history? Dr nkwater's Siege of Gibraltar S .bimtner's Sige of Vienna by the Turks Knolly's Russian Campaign of 1812 Joinim's Military History of the Waterloo Cam Tckle' s History of the Bengal Artillery Nolan's Cavalry,its history and tactics Glen.e's Military Memoirs, Campaigns, Battles, and Stratagems of War Military History and Details of the principal mili tary events of the last c?-nlury, 5 vols Napier's Peninsular War Napier's Battles mid Sieges in tin; Peninsula Samuel's History of the British Army British Military Biography Gleig's British Military Commanders Stocqueler's Wellington, Robinson's Picton, Ali son's Marlborough, and many others The Sabaltern in the Peninsula Mar<hall's Military .Miscellany Schiller's Thirty Years' War And many others of the ramc class. French, Eng. ln>h and American. FRANCK TAYLOR. mar S3 NEW GOODS, PJ. 8TKER, Merchant Tailor. Washington . r 1 __ _ Place, 7th street, has opened his newt Spring Goods, embracing the choicest styles ol the season. Gentlemen preparing for the season now opening will do well to see our, goods before purchasing els wheie. Our stock is complete, and almost everything ne ccssary to a full outfit, may be had witnout going farther. mar ?4?8kW4t CHARLKU HAHK.INS, ArehlUct.' (Pa. ocenue, between. Tenth and Eleventh ttreeU,) WASHINGTON, D. O. WILL continue to funii^Lpians, detail working Diawiugs, and 8|>eCflntfwi9 ot buildings o1 every description,and alro Urolpfflnlend their?toe tion. feb 1?. IRON HALL. SALE AT AUCTION. THE undersigned having resumed the Auction Business, begs leave to offer his services to at tend to sales of Household furniture, R?-al Estate, Stocks, lie. Particular attention given to the ar rangement and disposal of Household Furniture, and the entire w le (if desired) will be settled up and cashed in twenty-four hours' after the delivery ot the goods. Cash advances on every description ol Merchandise consigned for unlimited sole. Every effort will be made to reader satisfactorily all sales entrusted to his care. C. W. BOTELER. mar 6?eo3w Iron Hall. P lO IROW? We are daily receiving from Fort Furnace, a superior article of No. 1 Charcoal Pig Iron, which will be sold low by HOWARD k POOR, mar24-eo2w Alexandria, Va OS. NEFF'S PKUIIUM VIOLINS AND VI otinceila* can be seen at our Music Depot. Amateurs and the profession are Invited to call and try these excellent instruments H1LBUS It HITZ. Agents. A good Contrabass for sale low for case, If immej dlate ag^lieation be made as above. J?onrsIBi^i3.?*c,?JS?s? "thik'osi ?25?* WHOOL-THl riUT DM* AHD THI Fl&tr FIGHT [FT ? the FhiMlphi, Norih 1 We must now behold Jerry Pratt our country boy, the regularly indentured apprentice of J. C?b?ge Crimp Skite anrl^Rj'd""1 "'ghUy comP*"'OM oi ?, H ?iD' or' 48 4he " B!<xxU" had them. Slather and Stitch. Like all new apprentices, transferred from an ac tive lile to a sedeutary occupation, he grew very restless, and wa? always ex tremely glad when the clock struck six. He observed that Slather and Stitch were very Punctual in quitting at the hour named. If they had stuck the needle in the seam when the first stroke of the clock was given, they would not pull it through afterwards for the world. This excessive punctuality Jerry learned to [ imitate. Somehow?the exact process Jerry could not have explained?Slather and Stitch had contrived to win upon gantry friend's esteem, and their deeds ?f daring rowdvism, and coarse rollicking fun, became his especial adtni laughed tfll his sides ached at their broad jokes, some of which were painfully practical, such as ornamenting Crimp s coat-tail with bent pins in tick lish positions, ironing little Master Crimp s pantaloons on his legs with a heated goose, and placing tape across tbe back door for folks to stumble over Against Mrs. Crimp, Skite and Bladen cherished a most unrelenting enmity, on account of the stinting of their fara, as they thought, and they kept up the war fare with an extensive invention of little annoyances, which Jerry learned to con sider wonderfully funny. Jerry had now become a nightly visi tor to the Spanner Ilose Ilouse. and was rapidly learning how to be a full-blooded " Bloody. After the first week's expe nence he could smoke ; after the sccond, take a quid of " the weed " with the most accomplished of the chewing art. Bv dint of profiting by the advice of Slather and Stitch, he had effected such altera tions in his costume as brought it nearer to. that of his companions, and he now rejoiced in a flaring red neckerchief! The little Bible his mother had placed in his bundle was retained, but never opened, for Skitc and Bladen had laughed our impressible friend out of the practice of reading the book. One night there was a general "blow out at tbe hose house, on the occasion of one of the "Bloodies" reaching the age of-1 years, and thus becoming his own master. The blow-out consisted ir drinking a great deal of punch and eat ing a few oysters. Skite, Bladen, and Jerry h?d been invited to be present I hey went, of course, for all " the boys'' were to be there. Jerry had never seen the like before. The hose house was rudely decoratcd with some evergreens and a few flowers were placed upon the " carriage." Bully had his fiddle, and when our party arrived, was already rattling off a reel, which four men, half drunk, were doing in the strongest style, threatening very 6erious detriment to the floor. | A table was set in the rear of the hose house, on which the eatables, oysters cooked in various styles, were invitingly arranged. As soon as our friends enter ed they received a cordially drunken welcome from the giver of the " blow out," a " Bloody" rejoicing in the norn de plume of " Buck," and the longest soap-lock in the crowd?and an immedi ate invitation to take a drink. "A drink of what," thought Jerry, but he could not muster courage enough to keeD be hind on such an occasion! Buckplaced a tumbler about half full of brandy be fore the new " Bloody," and the >ame quantity before his fellow-apprentices. A health to the new man being proposed Skite and Bladen drained their glasses at one swig. Jerry Uok a mouthful and smacked his lips?trying to consider it good. But he had to confess that the taste was extremely disagreeable, and it gave him such a burning in the throat that caused him to think the liquor t>ad been scalded. However, a nudge from Skite, and a " What are you about ?" from Buck, accompanied by a meaning look from Bladen, that said, " You*must drink, caused Jerry to raise his giass and drain it to the bottom. The first glass I How like a stream of fire it coursed through the veins of the doomed youth! How like a spirit of madness it seemed to kindle His brain! The first glass! Oh! that the scenes of after years could be vividly pictured in the bottom of that glass ! How many a soul, naturally good and gifted, would thenceforth avoid the path that leads in evitably to ruin and desolation ! But Jerry saw nothing but the sparkling liquor, and, now that it was down, be gan to feel an ecstacy he had never be fore known?a fatal joy. The ringing music of Bully's fiddle set his feet to tripping, and soon he was one in a "straight four.' Then they stopped, and the whole party took a drink. Jerry felt still more ecstatic. He talked to everybody, about all sorts of things, and in all sorts of styles, except a sober one ; he cordially agreed with everybody, and this cordial agreement got him into a difficulty. Bully and Bladen got to talk ing about the last tight with tbe ,4 Bull dogs." Bladen contended that a certain incident had oocurnd, which Bully de nied. Jerry came up in a drunken style, and, as he alternately sided with both the disputants, Bully became very sav age, and told hija to " dry up," which was classical among the "Bloodies" for " keep silence." Jerry wouldn't keep silent, because, to tell the truth, lie couldn't?the rum would talk; where upon Bully smacked him across the face. Jerry returned the blow with inte-est/ being full of Dutch courage; 8ktte ani Bladen stepped in, and others followed until there was a general row. At 1 ngth the combatant* were ?eparated? when it was found that Jerry had received sev eial cuts in the face and a black eye ; \ ut that Bully had reoeived almost severe a punishment. This excited the aston ishment of the crowd of " Bloodies/' and they concluded that Jerry was " a good man.1! The row and its results had somewhat sobered our young friend, and he now began to hare a dim p rception of what had been going on. Ski'caml Bladen washed his face at a neighboring pump, and applied a raw oyster to his eye. They also patted him on the bark, and assured him that he had proved him ? self ??oneof the boyo." Another drink, and the eating of a lew oysters concluded this spree, as far as our party was ooncerned, and all of them returned home, in a tolerably muddled condition. An entrance into the house was effected by tfce well-known back window?Jerry requiring assistance to eet in. It was agreed by Skitcs anl Bladen, that Crimp should be told, that while walkiag along the street, Jerry had been knocked down by a horse, and our poorcountry friend promised loacquicsce. A drink, a tight, and a lie on one night. Surely, (Jerry Pratt was making rapid progress in the Hose House School. (TOR TUB star. GOOD ADVICE Ma. Wallach: I will thank you to print in the Star the following note ard maxims, which, as the note will explti-i. I prepared about two years and a half ago, and gave to my son H as a "pocket-piece." \ wish this printed,' because he has carried it in his pocket until it is nearly worn out, and his mother handed it to me with a request that I would re-write it. Moreover, if presented in your paper, perchauce soma other youngster may be disposed to act upon the suggestion, and by putting these maxims in his wallet for occasion al perusal denve lasting benefit there from Yours, <fcc , Hokacs. Washington, Aug. 9,1852. Deae H : I cut the following slip from a newspaper, and hare pasted it upon this sheet for you. The maxims it contains are all good, and should you read them over 4<at least once a week," 1 am sure you will never have cause to regret it. This slip was found in the pocket of Stephen Allen, a good old man, who was last by the late burning of t!?e steamer ''Henry Clay," on the Hudson river. Very affectionately. "Keep good company or none. Never be idle. If your hands cannot be use fully employed, attend to the cultivatica of your mind, Always speak the truth. Make few promises. Live up to your en gagements. Keep your own secrets if you have any. When you speak to a person look him in the face. Good com pany and good conversation arc the very sinews of virtue. Good character is above all things else. Yoar character cannot be essentially injured except by your own acts. If any one speak ill of you, let your life be so that none will believe him. Drink no kind of intoxi cating liquors. Ever live (misfortunes excepted) within your income. W hen you retire to bed, ihink over what you have been doing during the day. Make no haste to be rich if you would prosper. Small and steady gains give compettncy with tranquility of mind. Never play at any kind of game of chancs. Av?;d temptation; through fear you may n t withstand it. Earn money before you spend it. Never run into debt unless you see a way to get out again. Never bor row if you can possibly avoid it. Do not marry until you are able to support a wife. Never speak evil of any one. lie just before you are generous. Keep yourself innocent ifyou would be happy. Save when you are young to spend whtn you are old. Read over the above max ims at least oncc a week." Tub Lass that Loves a Sailor?A Biudi Secreting UcassLF on Ship board.?A sea-captain, who has been married but a few days, was lately ra ther unexpectedly summoned to tal;e charge of a vessel and sail immediately on a long voyage. His bride did not like the idea of thus losing bcr husband be fore the honeymoon was over, and [ lead ed earnestly that she might accompany her husband. The owner of the vessel refused; but the lady, nothing daunted, snugly stowed herself in the cabin a short time before the vessel was to sail, deter mined to go at any rate. The owner got wind of her concealment, however, visit ed her hiding-place, and induced her to go on shore again.?Boston Trov. QZ7~ A queer illustration of44 women's rights" happened in Boston last week. A young man was tried on the charg; of stealing a lady's gold ring, wno, in Let testimony, stated it had been presented to her by her husband, who is living in the country. Upon this admission, the defendant's counsel asked for the dis charge of his client, upon the ground that the property should nave been charged in the indictment as belonging to th?; husband aforesaid, and, after some de bate the Judge sustained the objection, and the prisoner was discharged. 0C7" One of our western villages passed an ordinance forbidding taverns to sell liquor on the Sabbath to any persons ex cept travelers. The next Sunday every* I man in town was seen walking around with a valise in one hand and two saddle bags in the other. Ingenious people, those gin and sugar imbibers. [?7* A Paul Pry observed on the door of a house the names of two physicians, and remarked that it put him in mind ef a double-barrelled gun, for if one uusscd, the other was sure to kill. K7-When a Lake Superior Indian gets j the small pox, h? closes the door ol fen , hut?kills his dog, and then shoots him self. For arresting a contagion, we can imagine no plan more simple or efkctual