Newspaper of Evening Star, March 31, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 31, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAYJ At the Star Building, corner Pennrj/tvan** avenue and Eleventh street, By W. D. WALLACH, WUi be Krrcd in aubacritaea in the citiea or Wuh taftnn, Georgetown, Alexandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*- To mail rabacribera the ntbMription price ia THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year In ikImwi, TWO DUL LARS for 8IX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR for THREE MONTHS. coptsa on OBIT. fliPTTDiO r.. THE WEEKLY STAR. VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1855. NO. 699. } Thia eicaftant taming a O^-Caaa, utauajly m u*ac 0&- Single copiaa (in wrappara) aaa at titt eoatiter, fautediaialy aftar tba papar. Pnca?tuu cajm. roaTKAaraaa wbo act m %gmm mM ba }a C02?mi**.oo of twenty p?r ?nat. T ? SPANISH MIXTURE. Tk'?0mt P*,,a*' U? Blood! Hot ft PftptitU of Mercury la it J *?*>! for Scrofuta. King's Evil Obstinate Cutaneous Eruption* ?inp.?? or Pustules on the ftws, Blotchy Boil* Chroolc i??j? Kyoo, King Worm or Tetter, Sc-aM ? , ' ?^r^xn#ot Mid Pain ef the Boon and Joints, Stubborn Uloors, Syphilitic Disorders. Lumbago, Spinal Compla'nts, and all the llrmi'i ?? *n injudldou* aw of Men-ury, Im prad?.? in LUtj or Impurity of the Blood. rpHIS valuable Medians, which hw become oele 1 biated fcr the number cf ?xtraordlnarT imm afloetwd through it* a*sncv, ha* induced the prooti tnrg V- W"* of friends, to offei It to the publte, which th?y do with the ounoet co& 22!"?* '^v 7vtuV *ad ?ooderful cur*tire prop ?ti ? Tho frLowlng certificates, (elected from a large number, ar?s howevr, stronger testimony ttiaa the mere word of the proprietor*: and are all from gentlemen well knowT) !n their loeaUties, and X ?"DJ ',,a",0 ?"dl?? F. B0TD1N, Esq,, of the Exchange HotiL Blob* mood, known everywhere say* he haa seen the Med. ?TIf 8 SPAHI8B ad ministered ?_0T" ? hundred canes, in nearly all the diseases It* which it is recommended, with the moat aston tahlngjy good results. He says it Is the mart ax traerdinary medicine be has ever seen. A*D f*VER-GREAT CD lift.?I hereby earttfy that for three years I had Ague and Pever of the nojt TOl?ut description. I had seTeral Phv sfcAans, took }%rge quantities of Quinine. Mercurr and I bt*eve all the T^ak~ advo^Tut all 52' ant permanent relief. At last I tried Carter's Spanish Mixtu-e, two botliee of whioh effectually 2*n ,nd 1 *m h*?py to ?r I have had neither QhiUs or f?*ers Ma*. I consider it the best Tonic ^ j *or the only medicine that ?rer reached mrcase. JOHN LONGDEN. Baanx Ditch, near Richmond, Va. 0. B. LUCK, Ear,., now |q the city of Richmond ?od fcr many years in the Post Offlcs, has sneh oounJ'nie In the astonishing efficacy of Carter's 8p?ni?h Mixture that ha has i>.a<ht upwards of 68 bottles, which he ha* ^7? away to the afflicted.? Mr. Look aays ho hv never known it to fail when taken aooording to directions. Car ers Spanish Mii-.ure, which were most truly furprteg. He says in a oa*e of Or.n?umpticn, de ^onthe Liver, tho good offsets wero won SAMUEL M. DRINKER, of the Ann of Drinker 4 Morna, Richmond, *as cured cured of Liver Com ainint ci three t earj standing, by the use cf twr bcttlsa of Ort?rt Spani h MUture. GREAT CURE 0* SCROFULA.?Tho Editors of the Richmond Republican h?d a so-rant employed in their press room, cured of violrnt Scrofula, con blned with Rheumatism, which entirely disable iyj?froin work. Two bottles of Carter's Ppkniv* Mixture made c. pcrf<et cure of htm, and the Ed; !V *7 th??y 'rheerfully reoom *" aflLc'ed of STILL ANOTHER OTR3 Of SCROFULA.?I had LTe7J^"*bl* *?7 pf *<*?fttla by C?rt-r> Spanish Mixture. I ognsider It truly a Tfciuab'e B^nlfl. JAME8 5L TAYLOR, Conductor on tho R- F. and P. R. R. Co.. Rkhnond, Va. SALT RHEUM OF TWENTY TEARS STANDING CU?RD Mr. JOHN THOMPSON, residln* in the dty oi Richmond, wis cur%d hy three bottles of Carter*? Byanlsft Mix rare, cf Salt Kheum, which he h*d fcr aoarly Iseety years, *nl which all the phys-dans o. th? m' i not cure. Mr. Th=mp*on is a wel) k?ow? c?f*snt in the dty of Richmocdf and hL? Is nt? fMntiab>. AMATTUEWf!, of Richmond had a aorrant Aarod af l^phi!'.3, in the wor-H form, br Ca ters Mixture. He sajrs he cheerfully recom \ it, and crorllers It a rcry inTaloabls o *ji EDWIN BURTON, pcmmi*doner of the rtrenne MTsbo kas seen the gucd effects of Carter's Spanish ifrxtmro ta a number of Sypbilltio cases, and says it b a rertart sure fcr that horrible disease. ^M. ft HARVYOOD, of Rictimond. cared of old ?or* aad Uloero, wh;ch disabled hltn fram wslking. '^k a fc** bottlae of Oarer's Spanish Mixture, and was oMftied to walk without a crutch, in a short Qce pocmanen'ly curet!. Principal DwpotP at M. WARD, CLOSE A Oo? No. M Maidac Lane. New York. DYOTT A SON J, No. 183 North Second st? FMadelfhla BEN VgXT A BEERS, No. 126 Main straei, Rich ?1 Va. And fcr sale by CHARLES 8T0TT, Washington, D O; HENRY PEEL, Alexandria, and by Drnggirts oreoywheie. Frioa $1 par ootUo, or ax bet ties Lr t& w> ?.-ly Private Medical Treaties on THI PHYSIOLOGICAL VIEW OP MARRIAGE, *. B. LA CHOIX, M. D? AZJU.vr, y y. iftO Page* and 190 Pice Plain and Colored Litho graphs end Plates. Prlen only is Cants. -?ft ftVS'nt free of postage to all parts cf ths Union^ft CHEAPEST BOOS KVER PUBLI011ED, snd containing ?early d uble the quantity of reaiing matter in that of the FIFTY CENTS OR DOLLAR PUBLICATIONS. It treats on the PHY8I0L0 i OT OF MARRIAGE, ond tho Bocret Infirmities and diaordor | of youth and matnrlty, ra ? ulting from excaeses, which I destroy the phydcal end men tal powers, with obeerrations M marr.oge, !ts J u ri?s and disiiuailflca^ons, and their romeoi-a; with lithcgraDh?, iUuetrating the ??atomy ati phveioJogy, and diseases of the repro dnotlTo organs J both saxes, their ftructnro, uses and fureuans A popular aol compreh?ns<Ts traa bae on the duties ard oasuai^v t f single aud mar ??d ilfe?ha;pT and tru.tiul al:'.%Lsas, mode cf re ourlng them in2sJciSl . j !nfc.-tlle ones?their ?orison and retaav^:?'.apcrt^ut bints to tho?o oowUmplaxmg mad^jrey, thet will overeoaio ob )oaUons to it; notu*. taaer?r, sfcculd take this hn* ^octant siap wi*hoot trst consulting Its pagsa? ocmmeatari?a ou th-? kineses and medical trestmsnt ?f fcmales frou infancy to old a^e, each otse greph Ica^y lliustraUa by beautiful Uthographlo plates? n?rroas debihty, its eaus* and cure, hy a process at on^e no simpla, aet'n and offset ajJ, chat tailure is iap^adbie?rulra fcr d*dly m&nagemont?an osssy an Spermatorrhoea with practical olworrauons on a ?afar, and arm succesafnl mode of treatment?pre ?au&inary tints ot the ??iL< remltlng from smpiri 6*1 F^actiee?nn eeear on all flenasee arising from Indjasretlon, with plain and dmple rnleo by whioh ?U persons ran euro themselves without Kncrury? ramedleo fcr those self inflicted miseries and di*ap poitted hones so unfc-funataly rrevalen: In th? y?ung. It U a truthful adviier to the married and thoae oontemplatirg merrioge. Its perusal is par ttcularly raec junend-1 to persons entertaining oa ?rot doubts of th?ir phy nce? -onditi*n, snd who are oonsci"us of h-niag nasird^d the health, happinnas and priTLegM to whi;k every human being Is en titled to. Prfoe U oents ^er copy, or five erpies fcr one dol lar. Mailed free Of ^ootag* to any part of the Uni ted States. M. b.?Three who prefer say oonaoltDr La Cacix ?poa any of the diees sea upon which his book treats atdter personally or by mall. Medicine sent to any pwrt of the Uaioa acooniing to directions, saM> BMited and oarrfclly secured from all obsari alion. Address Dr. M. B. La CROIX, No 81 Maiden Lane or Poet OHk-m Box *T9, Albanv. N. T. A#~ 0<9oe open daLy from 6 a m to ? f in, and on Sunday from I until A p m. 49* Oftce Kaasowad from No. MS Beaver ft, la 31 Ealdaa Laaa, Albany, N. Y. MA ETUI'S UNRIVALLED GUITARrt? Three oi tb?s? superb instruments are now on exhi bition (or a limited period, aioir Mu?ic Store. The rbanauii beauty of their tone elicits the universal onogpuuins of Prolesaors and Amateurs. HLLBU8 A HITZ, ? 81 Sole Agents. LOOK K1 E R E!!! *E ORE BOUNTY LAND TO^LL who served M m a*v w^a since 179<?, whether as OArers Pol diem, Soilors. Marines, Cterku, Ind'ans, Chap tains, Wagon Matters, Teamsurs, Laodsm. n, (or Etelr widow* or minor children^ who have aot yet received full 160 acres, and have been in service 14 days, will da well to write to us.poOpaid, and their Land Warrants will be fwwnrd-d to them for th? atxrve quantity, and oo charge if they do not jet it. fclalm AgentV Office, oppooiu U. S. Treasury, M'asi?inr> i' t uy, D C mar b-Jni kRDNAM h Vi..Ui'k.VSIiA , Perrus.ion Locks (kRDNANt h MEJIURANDA; rer?us.ion i.<?cas * ond Primero, bv Lt. Dahlgren, L'. S. N., in rhsiic of exiirrimentiu department, I vol, with en? tii?n^ykc |1 25. WAJW4 TAYLUBi 1 txiioKi uKrABTHKNT, March 5,1834. Notice is hereby given to the hot dm of stock of the United States described is the fol lowing notice of 3d January last, that for the pur poee of completing .the purchase of the amount therein namtd, this (Apartment will continue to purchase, upon the terms of said notice, to the ex tent of the residue of Him num proposed not yet ob tained? Bay 91,158^85 05, If said stocks are offered and received here prior to the firat day of June next: Tuiiou DsPAKTMEirr, January 3.1855. Notice Is hereby given to the holders or the fol lowing deachtM* atocka of the UnftH States, ihat thia department ia prepared tn purchase, at any time between the data hereof and ine lat day of Mar>rh next, portions or those stoc <n. amounting in the ag gregate to 01,900,000, in the manner and ou the t? ma hereinafter mentioned, to wit: 1b case of any contingent competition, within the amount stated, preference will be gives in the order of time In which said stocks may be offered. Th* certificates, duly assigned to the United States by the parties who are to receive the amount thereof, must be lt?nawkted to this department; upon the receipt wt??reof, a price will be paid compounded of the following particulars: 1. The par value, or aaiount specified in each cer tificate. ?2. A premium on the stock of the loan authoriz-^d by the art of July, 1846, redeemable IfoTember 12, 1856, of 9per cent.; on tha stock of the loan au thonzed by the act of 1843, redeemable 31st Decem ber, 1862, of 10 per cent.; on the stock of the loans authorized by the acts of 1847 and 1848, e*'?I redeem able, the former on the 31st December, 1867, and the latter ea the 90th June, 1868, of 16 per cent; and on the stock of the loan authorized by the act of 1850, imd redeemable on the 31st of December, 1864, (commonly called the Taxan indemnity,) 6 per cent. 3. Interest on the par of each certificate from the 1st of January, 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 drafts of the Treasurer of the Uni'ed Slates, on the assistant treasurer at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, aa the panics may direct. nut to certificate will be entitled to the benefit of this notice which shall not be actually received at the Treasury on or before the said 1st day of March next. JAMES GUTHRIE. mart?dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. N otice to flutists.?eisen brandt's superior Premium Diasonic Flutes and Cla ion ettes will be on exhibition and for sale for a few days at HILBU3 k HfTZ'S Music Depot. mar 19 REV. JOHN LANAIIAN, PASTOR OF THE EXETER STREET, M. E. CHURCH.?A strong desire to benefit the afflicted induces him thus to cen ifv. We cbaf enge any other medicinc to prevent such a mass of testimony from gentlemen and indies of high standing of our own well-known cm r.* ns. who testify of cures of COUGH, BRON CHI i iS, RHEUMATISM, DYSPEPSIA, kc. Baltimore, January 24th, 1855. Alesm. Mortimer A' Mowbray: I tako pleasure in sa>ing to you that I have used your "Hampton's Tincture" with very great profit. From a serious throat affection, 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 nervous system and digestive organs soon right ed np under its use. I have several times recommended it to my friends, and in every ense, as far as I havo been in formed, they have use it with success. Yours truly, Joan Lahihax.Pastor Of Exeter at., M. E. Chtocb, Baltimore. BLEEDING OF~TnE LUNGS. Ralei*b, N. C., Feb.8, 1655. iistsrr. Mortimer tr May/May: I do hereby certify that about twelve months ago I was taken with a severe hemorrhage of the Lungs j and had four attacks of it I was advised to try Dr. Hampton's Vegetable Tincture I procured one h'Mle, and after taking which, I was satisfied that I was much better; and that, after taking the fourth bottle, I was entirely well, nnd now I enjoy as good health as ever I did in my life. I can, and do, with out the least hesitation, recommend the Tincture to all persons afflicted in my way. Yours, Geo. W. Weaklet. CURE FITS^-READ ! More Co the Sick tkun Gold.?From on* of the most respectable Druggists in South Carolina. Cbable?toi?, S. C. Sept. 21,1853. . Messrs. Mortimer k Mowbray The sale nf | your Hampton's Vegetable Tincture is increasing every day, and every bottle sold recommends this valuaMe medicine to the aflheted. Several of our ' planters have tried it in different cases with aston ishing success, and are getting it by half dozens. It has been found to be the greatest remedy for rheu matic affsctions, arid a wonderful cure has been performed on a negrQ bov, auffsnog from Fits. I will furnish you with a number of certificates if you wish them I am, gentlemen, yours, W. G. Trott. Call and get pamphlets gratis, and see cur*s of Cough, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Djrs Cpsia, Nervousness and General Weakness. As a tialu medicine or f ir delicate children we bolieve it unequalled. Sold by MORTIMER k MOWBRAY, 140 Balti more street, Baltimore, and 304 Broadway, N. York Chab. Stott Si Co., J. B. Moorb, D. B. Clarke, Clarice k Bowling, W. Elliot, and II. McPhbb bom, Washington ; also, by R. 8. F. Ci-bbl, George towu ; and C. C. Beret, Alexandria, and by Drug gists everywhere. feb 21?tr w ATCHK8, JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, DIAMONDS, PEARLS, FANCY GOODS, kc. kc. At extremely LOW PRICES, by CANHELD, BRO. k CO.. 999 Balumoru street, Raluraore, Md. mar 14?tr DUAFXKtfa CVHID,?The following is taken from Scott's Weekly: DEAFNESS.?We understand that the success which has followed the use of SCARPA'S ACOUS TIC OIL, in cases of Deafneas, baa been astonish ing, thousands of persons i aving been cured, whose cases were considered hopeless. I be calls for this medicine are from all parts of the country, it being, we believe, the only article before the public for the care of that distressing disease. Be particular and buy of Z. D. OILMAN, Wash inglon, D. C., and S S. HANCE, Baltimore, Md , aa there is a counterfeit article in the market, feb 28?Jm STEWART'S SKYLIGHT DAGUERREAN llooms, over Gait's Jewelry Store, Pa. avenue, is where the public can have splendid pictures taken at more reasonable prices than at anv other room in the city. ? Call early. Satisfaction always given, mar 7?lm FAA'8 PATENT AMERICAN ACCORDEONS. Several of these new and improaed instruments just received and for sale at the Music Depot of HILBLJS A HITZ. Also, 6 dozen of Faa's new and cheap instruction Books, price 25 cents. 1'he public are invited to examine these Aceorde or.s, having received the first premiuoia in every ex hibition exhibited. I1ILBU9 k HITZ, ma/ 24 Sole Agents. PIG IRON? We are daily receiving from Fort Furnace, a snperior article of No. 1 Charcoal Pig iron, which will be sold low by HOWARD k POOR, mar94?eo2w Alexandria, Va. JOS. NEFF'S PREMIUM VIOLINS AND VI oitncellos can tie seen at our Music Depot. Amateurs and the profession axe invited to call and try these excellent instruments IIILHUS k HITZ, Agents. A good Contrabass lor sale low for cash, if unmef 1 diate a plication be made as above. mar aP ;j able cutlery, albata forks AND SPOONS, fcc JUST received a large assortment of superior Ta ble <'Qtlery of every variety. Also, every st?le of the finest quality ALBATA FORKS, SPOONS, TEA SETS, CAKE BAS KET*. CASTOR, ^ MQ 394 Pa. Eve., betw. 9th End 10th sta. nar 12?if <OR SALE-A VERY FJNE SADDLE AND Baggy HORSE. The horse is young^ F g*ntle and sound, and of fine stock ; woul make either a very fine carriage horse, or a" very plea*am riding none. Also, for sale aa excellent work hone, perfectly sound. Apply to No. 43 Danbarton *t.; Ceorfet'n. mar 1?law if PKHRY'S AND GILLOTT'S STEEL PENS various kinds and sizes, bought in person from the makers and warranted genuine. 0 FRANCE TATLOE. ?KW POSTAGE ACT. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC AND INSTRUC TIONS TO POSTMASTERS. NOTICE is hereby given that, agreeably to an act of Congress approved March 3,1855, the following rates of postage are to be charged on and after th* fini day ?/ dprH nsarf in ilea at those now enablished, to wit: On every ungle letter conveyed in the mall bo tween places in ihe United States, for any distance not exceeding three thousand miles, three cents; and for any distance exceeding three thousand mile*, ten cent*. From and after the first day of April pre-payment on letters is required?excepting upon such as are to or from a foreign country, or to officers < f the Government on official business. The franking privilege remains unchanged. ~ From and after the first day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty six, postmasters are required to place po?y stamps upon all pre-paid letters on winch sack stamps may not have been placed by Ihe writers. By the 3d section of the act the Postmaster Ger.r* nil is authorized to establish a uniform system for Ihe registration of valuable letters. This provision of the law will be carried into effect, and special in sttuctions therefor will be issued to Postmasters as soon as the necessary blanks cat be prepared and di tri bated. JAMES CAMPBELL, Postmaster Gen'l. Post Orrtca Dar*aTxsHT, March 9,1&55. mar 10?JtawtAprill MORE ABOUT LOOKS. JONES'ROTATING PERMUTATION PLATE LOCK, now commonly called the WORLD'S I AIR LOCK, mtkovt key or key-kole, is the Lack that secured the outer-doors of the Herring Safe th*t contained #1,000 at the World's Fair, London, 1851, It being necessary to unlock this before other locks In the safe could be unlocked. AH parties interested are refcrreri to the following notice : THE WORLD'S FAIR LOCK. nonet. I have this day sold to Messrs. STEARNS & MARVIN, Manufacturers of WILDEB*8 Patent Salamander SAFES, New York, the Patent right of my ROTATING PERMUTATION PLATE LOCK, Commonlv called "JONES' ANTI-GUNPOWDER LOCK," or, "THE WORLD'S FAIR LOCK." The latter title wat acquired in consequence of this 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 gold remained therein for a period of for'.} - five da)s, whilst the visitors got tired of turning the dials, with such poor prospect of success, liie num ber of chances being 24,300,000. Bankers, Jewelers, and Merchant* who desire to have these Locks upon their doors, can have them by applying to Stearns & Marvin, No. 140 Water street, who have the exclusive right to manufacture said Locks in the United States. HENRY C. JONES. Newark, N. J., January 20th, 1853. STEARNS k MARVIN, Sccrr??so!is to Hick fc Co , 144 A 146 Wat?'r st., N. Y., THE ONLY MAKERS OF SALAMANDER SAfr'ES, combining tVILDER'S and RICH PAT EN rs. s. H. HOWELL, Agent, ? ?iar {. - lm Georgetown, D. C. BOUNTY LAND?ADDITIONAL^ All my old friends for whtm I obtained Bounty Land, In less quantity than 160 acres, are here by informed that their names and a record of the evidence, with the dates of their certificates, are on my book, so that I can, with facility, make out their declarations for additional land. Thoie who fail-d to obtain any land for want ot" sufficient service, tnsny of whom are now enUtled to 160 acres, can find the time allowed recorded by me. Others will find it to their interest to call or write, and I will send forms and instructions for reasonable and fair compensation. Any old Soldier?, or lh<;ir Widows, unable to pay fr?r preparing their papers will he instructed gratis by calling at the office. JOHN D.CLARK, mar 6?1 m Agent. Washington. D C. K. H. GILLET~ GoaBiillor at Law ? Office and residence in Franklin Bow. cornar af K and Thirteenth street. W . rtftm BAHXINe HOUSE OF PAIRO & BOURSE, BOpjH>rite UniUA States Trrmjutry. ONDB, Stocks and othor securities purchased and sold. Interest at the rate of fix per cent per annum &1 lowed on deposits when left for 30 days or loncer. jan 34?6m 0ABINET MAKER & UNDERTAKER. Tfit undersigned would respectfully Inform kls friends. aoqnalnt&ncAa. and the public geusraily that be still coa'Jr.r.?i to es.*ovta all oriers in Ida Use of busiaees In ths beet manneracd at the ahcrt notice. Rt?PAIKiP!0 neatly and promptly executed. FI'|tSKALI> a*, tended to at/? - -ha shortest netice, and in the beet nanaer. JSatfa preserved tn the tr*t\ perfect m? Her, even in the vforwwt r^mtker. ?.n-nkfrJ fcr paet farore, he wvuld respectfully folicit, and will endeavor to naiit * contiimenee ci the same. ANTHONY BUOHI.Y, Pa. av*-, a. aids, between Sth and ICtL eta. Residence: Mr. Martin's, Ho. 806. D street, tklrd jooae ?et ot Tth vtraC mar 17?ly "BEAUTIFUL WHITE TEETIL

Healthy oums, and a sweet breath. All who are dcairous of obtaining these bene fits, s.xmld use ZER MAN'S CELEBRATED TOOTH-WASH. This delicious article combines so many meritorious qualities, that it has now be come a standard favorite with the citizens of New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Dentists pre scribe it in their practice most eucccselViliy, and from every source the most flattering laudations are awarded it. Inflamed and bleeding guias are immediately ben efittcd by its use; its action upon them is mild, soothing and effective. It cleanses the teeth 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 ah those isspurities which tend to produce decay.andasacoasequence, when these are removed, the teeth must always re main sound. It is used and recommended by all the eminent Dentists in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities where a has be.n introduced. All should give it a trial Prepared onlv by FRANCIS ZERMAN, Druggist and ( liemist, Ninth and Catharine streets, Phila delphia, and sold by all Druggists everywhere, at 25 oents per bottle. W. 11. GILLMAN, jan 17?3m Agent fir Washington City. Military history.? Drink* ater's Siese of Gibraltar Sthimmer's Sige of Vienna by the Turks Knolly's Russian Campaign of 1812 Jomuii's Military History of the Waterloo Cam paign Buckle's History of the Bengal Artillery Nolan's Cavalry, its history and tactics Gleme's Military Memoirs, Campaigns, Battles, and Stratagems of War Military History and Details of the principal milk tary events of the last century, 5 vols Napier's Peninsular War Napier's Batiks end Sieges in the Peninsula Samuel's History of the British Army British Military Biography Gleig's British Military Commanders Storoueler's Wellington, Robinson's Picton, Ali son's Marlborough, and many others The Subaltern in the Peninsula M?r>haJl*s Military Miscellany Schiller's Thirty Years' War And many others of the same class, Freneb. Eng lish and American. FRANCK TAYLOR. mar 23 For sale-a first rate work horse, 6 years old, a id perfectly sound. Apply at ARNY'S Confectionary, Georgetown mar 28?eotf NEW GOODS, PJ. STIC KB., Merchant Tailor, Washington ? Place, 7th street, has opened his new^a* Spring Goods, embracing the choicest ctyles^Hk of the season. Gentlemen preparing for the season now opening will do well to see ourJBe goods before purchasing eij^ where. Our stock is complete, and almost everything ne ccesary to a full outfit, may be bad without going farther. mar .4?SkW4t T IKK I LIHII ~ I J 2,COO bushels superior LIME, wood-burnt. Just landed in gool order, and will be sold for cash. WILLIAM WARDER, No. 041 comer 12th and C streets, mar 26?eoJt (Organ) near the Canal. CHA11LVS HAllKiNS, ArchlUat. (Pa. avewu; Mutter. Tenth and Eleventh etresU,) washinuton, n. c. W|LL contiur.e to funoAPlana, detail working lxawings, and specH9?uuio< buildings ot every dcscrlpaou,and also towpCThkend their?rec nam. EVENING STAR. TMM POOR HAITI DAY. ?T ibinbzkk blliot. Sabbath holy! To the lowly Still thou an a welcome day, WD?n tho? com cut, earth and ocmb, bhada and brightness, rest and moUon, Help the poor man'a heart to pray. Sua waked forest! Bird that acarast O^ar the mate unpurplea maor! Wh^ fht.T* ^al ,,rara hke floweit! Wind, that orer daw drop goeat! Welcome now the woe worn poor! Little river, Toting forr?er! **?? U>*nkftil glee ! ?ppy woocLiua gladly woajnng; ?natwithhi the wild rose keeping! Ob, that they were bloaaad, a* ya! Sabbath holy J ? F?r the lowly j.- assr issnuass* - S2Lr,.ou?ufM' woode 4nd "*ten, Pray to God, the poor man'a God. PaJa yoang mother! Oaap?;g brother 1 f ? to'ni,8despair! * 5? mra, that life long dieat! Com?ani|CH,ldt!leeping' 8iCheat! come and drink the light and ait 8W1I Ood liveth! Still (Je giveth A law can uke rnr ; ? H,bbf,h ! bringing gladneiw Lnto hea.ts of weary wdnew, Bull art thou "The Poor Man's Day !?? VISIT TO A VOLCANO. , The next morning by nine o'clock, we were off for Vesuvius. By the smm car mtnrn0fai " ** H *** ^ilh Of the same sights around us, we drove to Resma, where we were beset bv the motliest and sturdiest set of *uides >eggars and boys, we had yet encoun tered. The guides were ready to furnish horses and conduct us to Vesuvius. The ? ^"f8 *ant?d money, and the boys would sell us sticks to walk up the mountain, or they would go along and help us. We had been advised to find Vincent Cozzohno, who had conduct*! Ross, Forbes, Humboldt and other great men, and was therefore the manfoFus! We inquired for him, and one guide claimed to be his brother, and another hl? cousin, but the real Cozzolino wa* n?j ^ound* ^'8 house was near, and thither we went. He was absent,! but we found his son, a smart young .ellow, who produced his book of certiti- j cates, and among them one from Pro- j fessor Silliman, whose commendatifiJ "Sufficient, and we committer ourselves at once to his care. Giovaui, lor that was his name, supplied us at once with horses, and we set off with the whole gang of boys, beggars, and guides in full cry after us. They assured us that one guide would not be enough ? we should need help in climbing the moun tain, and each one had some peculiar service to render which was quite indis-l pensable to our success. By dint of' hard riding we managed to gee away lrom them and by a road that was well paved and had been for a thousand years we rode on for an hour, and then com menced an ascent by a winding but easy path, which, after another hour, brought us to the table-land, where stands the Hermitage with refreshments for trav elers. .Our way had led us through lields in which men were at work, and many women Aluted us Ms we passed-' V ast strata of lava were lying in great' ridges, along the sides of which the vines were growing luxuriantly, where the waves of liquid stone had once flowed and cooled, now stretching in long rows like rivers from the mountain to the We often paused on our upward way m look back on the enchanting prospcct? the neat white cottages m the hifl-side*, the villages on the plain, the city, t\m bay, the islands, and the blue sea. A glorious vision, every moment growing more beautiful as we ascend and take in a wider view. Now we observe succes sive layers of lava, with the common earth between; on the border of a ra vine we could thus count four starta de posited by as many overflows of the boiling caldron. Alter leaving the Hermitage we crossed immense fields of lava, over which a path lor the horses has been made, and in sin gle tile we made our way to the foot of the cone of Vesuvius. We are now be tween Monte Somma and Vesuvius. They were one in olden times, till the great eruption of A. D. 79 left this valley after the mountain had flowed down to the plain and the sea, and buried the cities of Her culaneum and Pompeii. At the base of the cone a dozen fellows were awaiting the arrival of travelers, and with sedan chairs would carry those to the summit who preferred that to walking; and when we all refused to be carried, they follow ed us, insisting that we should allow them to haul ua up with a handkerchief about our waists. Taking the track along the side of a ridge of lava, now and then leaving it for the ashes, into which we sank and slipped back about as fait as we got up, we climbed as perpendicu larly as un a ruined stairway of some old castle. From time to time I was obliged to sit down on the ragged piles of lava, and gather strength for the asocnt, for the summit seemed to recede as we ap proached it. But we did it in forty min utes from the baao of the cone. N^w on the rim of the crater, the ground on which we are trwding is opened with seams or cracks, from which smoke or steam issues continually, and il we listen we can hear the roar of the in ternal fires beneath our feet. We went a few steps below the verge to get some protection from the cool winds that blew too freshly on us in our heat, and there we placed a lot of eggs in the crevices of the earth, and made Vesuvius cook them for our dinner. Refreshed and rested, we descended a hundred feet into the crater, and, standing on a ledge of rocks, we could see down into lower depths, from which the smoke was rising, but no fire was perceptible. After the interior of the crater has been cleaned out by a great eruption it is gradually filled up by the upheaving of the boiling mass, and when full it flows over and run* in rivers down the moun * m,ght/ eruct*tion throwi ?*. to Ascend in a storm ?n tk! !S? ?1e"Land 80?ri?e. Enveloped in the thick sulphurous vapor that rose from the abyss, we we sometimes unable MirtoSi?'^dipp*re<i 10 ?ur selvea to be lost in the vestibule of some purgatorial cavern, from which deliver S For a few moment the cloud would clear away, and w? th? launched huge stones into the abvss lis tening to hear their roll and theii bound fifgbt. ^ PM8ed oTo^ I write these lines sitting on the rocks * Sf* 5* Of the crater as I <?uld reach. It was harder to get out of it than in. But once more on the veree above, we pnreued our footway around the crater, perhaps a mile and a half in circumference; but the strong suiphur Cl0lL j smoke and steam so nearly chokcd me, that I was obliged to cover ?th *7 handkerchief, and trust to the guide to lead me through. Happily, the wind was favorable, and when wc came round to the western side we were relieved, and could look of! oa the magruficast prospect which the sum mit of Vesuvius commands. It wax an ^atn>Sng^fht*T,T?ere's no other Hke it in the earth. If this has been said of a score of other scenes, let them all be unsaid, that the view from Vesuvius the palm. We can now look far off into the country, where cities have been, and white villages now are, | and smiling vineyards, down into whose bosom these black streams extend from the site of the mountain. And here is beautiful Naples, girding the sea with its suburban villages; and there lie the islands of Capri and Ischia, and this "great and wide sea." But wc must not be looking off. We plunge our walk ing sticks into the ground, and eut rushes the smoke and sulphurous eas We walk on a* find new openings, and hot steam issues, before which we could not hold our hands. We step across wide fissures from which the Fcalding vapor was ascending, and we could distinctly | hear the roar of the boiling caldron be low. At last we completed the circuit of the crater's rim, and sat down again to rest and think. What a wonderful past has been around this burning moun tain ! Before the Phoenicians came hither these flames had been burning, and the Synac language gave the volcano its name. Jupiter Tonans, the Thunderer once had a temple on the summit?"Jovi Vesuvio sacrum, D.C." Pliny's graphic story of that awful eruption, which de stroyed the cities of the plains, we read while in full view of all the localities which he describes. It gave a temble reality to the scene. Other cities are now lying nearer to this crater than Pompeii, and are thoughtlessly treasur ing up wrath against a similar day of wrath. May God save them from such a doom! It is time to descend. The sun is on the downhill side, and wc have a buried city yet to see. A*vay we went through the soft ashes which had been soaked by a heavy rain the night before, and now made a yielding bed for our feet, as by successive leaps of ten or fifteen feet at every bound we came dowQ, and never paused to look ba4k, and had no need to r?t till we were * the foot of the cone. This operation did not occupy more than ten minutes, aad was full of excite ment. i Mounting our horses, we were called on tfc pay a man who wsb dressed as a soldier, marching around with a run on his shoulder. 44 What for, pray ?" "Oh, the rascals who are here pre tending to be guides would'plunder eve rybody who f?U into their hands, if it were not for the guards which the gov ernment places here for your protec tion." This beiag done, and half a dozen more being paid for some service or oth er, we hardly knew what, we got away, and had an easy and pleasant ride down again to Resina.?Travels in Eu ope. iMPaOVEMENTS LH NORTH CAROLINA. The Internal Improvement Committee of the Senate of ilorth Carolina have pub lished a report reviewing the action of the last Legislature on the subject, and giving a very encouraging account of the projected works, f he State has under taken to make the subscriptions neces sary to complete the improvements au thorized, provided individual stock be taken in the proportion prescribed. She owns at present in works constructed and being completed stock to the amount of $3,432,500. The total prospective subscription for the next two years is $3,000,000; total amount of endorse ments for the same period $1,550,000; total amount of present State debt for works of internal improvement $2,772, 000. Proper safeguards have been pro vided that the State's credit is not to be strained. The committee close with the I following encouraging remarks: "Your committee cannot conclude this report without referring to the fact, new in the history of the State, that this General Assembly, forgetting political scheming and remembering no party dif ference, has exhibited the soene of gen eral and cordial as well as a most har monious co operation on this great ques tion. Such has been the happy result of the concurring agreement of fast sum mer to place this subject above the party themes; and if hereafter there are found any desirous of again throwing this great and most vital matter into the political arena, your committee can only hope that the prudent forethought, the en larged liberality, and enlightened wis dom of the new age will fortnd the State to be again delivered up to the curse of such a fate; and earnestly trust that henceforth one sentiment may pervade all parties, one resolve possess "all her peo ple to place North Carolina in the rank of States where her capabilitiea and re sources entitle her to stand/' Death op a Rkmarkablb Fiu Dog>.? Died, in Charlestown, Mam., roceo^f, ' Sack Ilara,'' a large and valuable dog. belonging to engine company No. 2. of that city- 1 he history ef this dog is Te rr interesting, and worth y of note. He was one of four dogs owned bj a gentle man some years since, who was accus tomed to haraeas ibcm to a little wagon constructed for the purpose, in which they drew him about the country, a la horse. By some moans, about four rears ago, he was induced to dispose of this dog to Mr. Ham; tiring near the eagina house. ]n the family sf Mr. Htm, he made himself useful in a rariety of ways, rocking the cradle, taking bhe baby owl in a little wagoa for an airing on pleas ant days, Ac. The firemen of No. 2 be came very fond of him, end won his con fidence by feeding him in the engine house and at their tables, till at length ha "joined the company," assisting, by his well known bark, in spreading the alarm in case of fire. The engine house was his horns, an<* he was always the first to seise the rape and assist in dragging the machine to the fire. He attended all the celebra tions of the company, dressed in a uni form which the company had made for him, eating crackers and eheeae, and drinking coffae with as much apparent relish as the beat of them. At one time he was by accident locked up in a build ing near the engine house, and an alarm of fire being given in the night. Jack sprang through the window with his well known bark, and took bis place at the ropes with the rest of them. He was a general favorite with ths whole neighborhood, aud always reoog nized his friends in the street, sain ting them with a good natured bark and a wag of the tail. The company hare his daguerreotype, besides haring him paint ed on canvass, and will hare his skin stufled and placed in the engine hous* His disease was old age, though it is net known exactly how old he waa.?1mm can Patriot. Crimk in Boston.?During the last ten days there has been no lea than fourteen sudden and nolent deaths in this city and vicinity. Three of them were occasioned by stabbing. la one of these cases of alleged murder, the circumstances are the most remark able that have occurred since the Park uian case A wife (Mrs. Sias ) is found strangled in her bed, and her husband is arrested, charged with the crime. There is no actual evidence Of his guilt, but a chain of circumstances is being gradu ally brought out which may ultimately develop the whole matter. It appears that the trouble between Has and his wife was the result of her suspicions that he was criminally intimate with another woman, whom she therefore turned out of the house. It also appears that after wards he was in the hat>it of viating this woman at a house in Cbarle6town. An other witness testifies that Sias eta ted that he was willing to pay a thousand dollars, or even more, if his wife would remain at Great Falls, where she had been visiting. Other witnesses are yet to be examined. In another case, that of Mrs. Green, of Commercial street, found mur dered in her shop, no trace has yet been found of the murderer.?Boston Tumd ler, March 24. (?7* They are very particular in Sche nectady. Before a merchant takes a cent, he runs through the " detector" three times to see if it isn't a counter feit. MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. A'dMI !??*( >'#r /)?y*. Empire Oily New York Havana....Apl. 4 Atlantic _ New York Liverpool..Apl- { Giorge Law...--..New York.... Aspta wail.. Apl. # L'moo ..New York......Havre. ..Apl V Ana KotttAa Liverpool. .Aw 11 Baltic.... ^..Liwpool New York Mar a* Washington Bremen flew York-Mar M America Liverpool.... Boston ...Ma/. 31 Qg- The California PUMjnirs New York on the 5tii and 98m ef each month. .JE1' 1 T ARRIVALS AT PRINCIPAL I10T&L& W (Hards' lie lei?h. a kJ.o. wituw, P Y Culler, NY A Hitchcock, NY W J Martin A laly, Pa J A Baker, do Miss J Griffith, do Dr J B Smith a lady, do U P Pollen, NY J T Am'j, Mass J Lar<">que, do EC Bailey, do F E Korlin, Cal Mr Short, do r Caur, SJ J F Hheppard, NY K F Seal I J IV Fox, do Com Newton, Navy National Hotel--*. D. WOUU4 Mr? Ptoart, V* S Davton, NY Miki Cart? r, Md W \V But at, do i um naui, do J Row*, do Z Berry, do J VV Field, Pa K S Ti?wnsend, NY W H Cooper I McMahou, Ct J A Randolph, Mo A B Ab# reroninie, DC Dr "W P Gunnel', Va M Danner, M l N C Kinney, do G H<>d(es, III M Keith, )r, Md VV B Clum, Mas- J H Poor, do E A L<unt?' rt, NY C W Potte a lady, Pa E Meddlckanf, Md Mi* l"o ler, do W LoudlibtiOg", do Brow no* Hotel?t r A *. aaowa. VV M VVilliatae, Va J C Br?*haa>, NY A W Grifew. Id. Pa H W e West, Cal J H Howard, NC T L Farp>, N Y ?? * MeDewel, Va JUC irpeaier, Pa B F Creeham, do B O Ash ton, do AO Ore-ham, do A M Cabol A lady, Maes G fi<nhower, Md T Lewis, Va Klfkwned Ho?oe?* ? a a. VV Huawell, Pa B Syphecly, Md i ? B J Williams, NY "A White, To AL Yancey, Ark WJ B*ale, Md J Reynolds, NC Z B Heale, do B Hind w F Berry, do B Fol?<<m, Ohoctaw N* W A Jarh .r, do lion J i Chew. <to E P.cken?, do J T Mendel! I'nltod Ptatsi Rot *1?a. e. iifin**. H It Blackt-y, Va G A Sioart * lady, Md T McConner, do MA Rino, NY J Harding, di H Bnyder, Va M N? Is >n Pa T W <Jord*a, ?*? T Johnson, NY Mu ? W Day, Md i R Bowen, V* T BP Burgess, do T J Henael-, do _ ? Mansion Ho?so, Ainaadrla, Vai i. sawToa, nortiiTM. r.oSTv. ? ? ! ? R H Car'f, AO CM FaoBH??i>y, tS* J 8ianabuiy, Md A U d, M WTVVU1MU.NV lifTMwsha^Ky LMrWUW*.? Mi*li>ci^T?a