Newspaper of Evening Star, April 9, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 9, 1855 Page 1
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the evening star PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCErT SUNDAY,) . JU tJu Star Building, corner Pennsylvania avenue and Eleventh sirtet. By w. D. WALLACff, H?y b< served to mbscrsbvs in ih? citx*s erf Waah Georgetown, Alexandria, naitimnre and Philadelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, piyahle weekly to the Amit*. To mail mibscriberg Uj? ?ubwiption price i* THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year In aJearHx, TWO DOL LARS for 3IX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR ix THREE MONTHS. {c^-SmoLK coma oj?i c*jt. vol. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., monday, APRIL 9, 1855. NO. 706. the weekly star. TUlj excellent Family and Nawa Journal?ooo ? Mining a greater variety of inu-reatiag rt ading than can be found tn any other?hi puMMnsl mi Saturday TSUI. Singe copy, p?r annua $1 95 TO CLCM. Pirr ccpiaa..^,.^. 5 00 Tan ^0">* ??? 8 00 IS 00 Ci?- CASH, IKVaUaBIT IM iDVilCt. 07- Single copies (In wrapper*) can h? procured at the counter, immediately after the uwue of Um paper. I Viae?TURXi cewth. Post* am-em who act a* agents will be allowed a commiaaon of twenty per cent. TARTPR'a SPANISH MIXTURE. TM Oro*t Parlllcr of fht Blood! Hot a rarticle of Mercury la it; An I-Tauumj Rdiot for Scrotal*, Kings Erll, Kiicmattorn, obstinate Cntaaooaa Truptdcna. Pim*le? or Pav.uie* on the face, Liot:he.?, Boil-. Chronic Sore My**, Kin* Worm or letter, S~aM Head, Enlargement and Pain of the bonea and Joints, gtub'.orn Ulcere, Syphilitic Disorders, Lumbago Spinal CompU nt/, ana all the ilswm artoiag from an lajulicKus nse of Merrorv, lm. prod jb<* in lift, cr Impurity of tiie Bloo?L riTTIfl valoa'.'i* Medicine, chich has brccne celt* JL br*t*d for the mini bet of ?stra< nlinary cureo. ?ffoctsd tkrcun'J ifc? agency, ha^ indccel tb? fropn etora <*t the nrg- o; r-rquir t if tieir friend*, to off?r It to the pabi!?. which th-? do with the utmost cot> fiienre in ite vrr?n?s ard wot**?<-ful enrrtire pro > erti a The fo'Iowiag c-rtifleaies, ?elec:ed troma large number. sr?. howorer, etrrn^er tcs-faaony Sun the mere xoti cftbe proprietor*; and are a'.l froui gentlemen w*:i Hnon-j in their localities, sod of the bigh-st respe-tablHty, easy of th-m reading to the city of Rirui^oovL l'i> I. BOYDKN, Esq., cf t]<9 Ex-hange Hold, Rich mond, Vnown everywhere fays h' Lsi Sv*a 'he Mr-J. tcine callfi Carta's J5?i:ni:i Mixtur*. alm.njstero i in ov*r a bun-irt 1 eas??, ia rea:iy r.;i the disesses fr,f vbichit Is recomia^uced, with ths mcr.t a?ton bhiagiy gc?i ^ s lie saya it is the tioet ex trwrdinary medicine he has ere? or?a. agub and psyer?^rea? cur.R.?i h*r?by eertify that for three yea;-. I hid A -ue mi<1 F.ver t?f the mo-t Tiolsat description. I La J eeveral i hv iH?a?, took l?rs-e quantities of Quinine, Marcury. aud I beltere all the Toaie* adv<?rti?ed, but a'd with eat permanent relief. At la?t I tri?d Cirtor's (vpeoifib llixtn r a, two bcttlea Of which e?T->etual!y en-ed ar, and I aa happy tD *\j I hare hvi ne.taer cLi-In or tcrer* dace. I consider it t'ia bet Tcnic In thi^ worli, and the oaly midl ine that **er re?->-i lay ca^e. J3ilN LONG DEN. ZiM ^ Drr-n, near Rkhia.ni, Ta. C. B- LCCII, ivr^., ucw ia th<i city or Ri-hiaond anlfer i&&aT ~nrs ia t*ia Post oa-.?, has such oonfl i^noi lc the a-t^n'i iinj etistcy of Oart-rV f pstiJh mxtr- :a, that c* hac bon^ht upw.%ri~ of W Trhich he his ~if-n away to th-> ? Mr. licit Siva Ite h^^ n?>Ter known it to l'riil when tekea ?cc-rdiog to <iirect:?23. Dr. iilNGS. * pra. tifl'ijg Puy^rian, and forcierly e< tho City HOI, in ir.* rity of Richmond, mjs b'? ha-i w;tn*wu?d ia a t Jiab-r uf icatSACM;&? eff'ctd t>: Ca>r'ere Spaai'h 55?itnr-, vhich w^re n^t trulj rarpfiring. He :-~i la a cise of Ccnsumptioa, de pendent on th* ihi sood efferts were wou d>rful lnl*fd SAMV2L M. Dr.IN*LE{i, cf the fl:m cf Drlsker A Worris, Rlchru>nd, araa caroi <*nr?l of Lirsr Ccn tlaint of tbree veer? fctautiing, by the net: i>' twe otlleeof Oarer's opfeiii-.h Mixture. GRKA'r OURK Or SCROFUI A ?The JJdilor? cf the Richmond Repu*?ikna h%d ?* servant eiaplcye-i la their pr--j room, eure-i of ri-jieat i'croi'.ila, com b>ned with Uesratina, whl-h entirely di^ablei hiai from work. T^o b^ttl~? of Carter's cpan sb Mixture niide a p?n"; ct ear* tA hiTi, aa-i the E li ton in a public notice, mt th-y "cbeerfully recom mend it to all who ar: >;2.:tel with any disease oi the biood " ?TILL ANOTHIR CTOH OF 80R0FULA ? I L^d Talaabi" boy ^j-s-d - f Scrofula by Cart?r> Spanish 1t!xtur??. I^r..-:l?r it truly a Taluah'e me<bcice. J AM 118 M. rAYLOit, Coadactcr ca the R. t. aad P. F. K. Co . Va. BALI REMU:i 04' iW it NTT ?iiAU3 STANLLU'G COkSD Mr. JOHN THCVp?sO?<, residing in tve city or Richmond, was erred by three bottles cf Cartel ftpaaah Hixtur ?, of S&lt: which he had for i ?early twenty ymu<. ana which all the physicianf; of the efc? oeaid not core. Mr. Thocip>oi: ia a well kaswm ?> ia: in the city of hichiaviudl and hi li meal tft^arkable. WM- 4.M VTTHKWP, of Tvichac 1 had a ?errr.at curod ml SvpniiiB, ia the worst form, by Carter's gpaaUfc Mixture. He cej3 he ch-?rful2y recom Bends it, and coa^ders it a very mTaiuatle medi etas. EDWIN BURTON, comiai^'ioner o* the rerenue says he has seen the good "fT-rC'j of Carter's "pi.al-i' Mix tare in a nunberof Syphilitic cafes, and *?jb it Is a perfect eurt for that h>>rr:ble du?aee. WM. 6 HAttWOOD, ef Richmoad, cure-i of old j 8cr-?e aai Uioer?, wh*eh di<tabl?l hica fieci wai^inx Took a tow bottles of Carter's 8|>aniAh Mixture, and was enato J to w?,i without a cratch, in a short time prsauen ly cured. Principal Depots at M WARD, CLC83 A Na 68 Maidon L4.11-, New York T. w Dvorr A 30NS, No. 1S3 North frwcnj et. Philadelphia BBNNSTT A BB2ES, No. 125 Main rtreet, Rich road, Ta. And for sa! ' by CiiARLES STOTT, Wa-hin^.- n, D. 0; LliCN liY PEEL, Alexaodrlo, ar.d b> Druggets ft*rywh?re. pri ? $1 per bottle, or 6ix bottles for $5; ter 11?ly Private Modical Tisatias 09 tub PHYSIOLOGICAL YIEW 0? MAURI AOS, ST IX B LA CilOlE. Bl. D,f ALBAXT, X Y. i?3 PaS^3 ai-<J 1-0 Pice Flaln aad C ior; J Litho graphs aad rlat*e. li- Prlc* oiaty i<5 Cants. "CC J^wnt *u of poetageto all piirts of the Uuiou'%9 CHEAF 1>T L>OE EVER FUBI.Ic IIKI*. ;sd oontaini:s|t Erer'y d uble tl.e quantity ot reading ir.ittrr in that of the rirr* c^nts ok dollar PUBLIC \T10N8. lttr.i' -.n the FHV:;iOLO kJY or HAii;.i-i'3E, ?Qd tb ;>:k; '. i-a-itit.-and ukord*-r ! cf y^^i tad caturity, re i ^ttit'tj frtm e.ic*fB*s, which ; J*?rr.y thephj Eicai and men tal powers, wltn observation Oa mama,:-, its dati-^s t~i di^qaa!.ficatlcn&, and thalr remed es; with ll'ln^pts, '.tin:tratiag the MUtomy asd phydol ^, ar.d dL?i.?s cf the rtpro lactire org ^f- of b^th sex> ?, the r Btructr>re, uses aad fonrti as. A pcrT:!sr and ecraproheairTo txav fc^e oa tie duties urd ?%jaa'?*iio f tingle acd mar t>d lito~v.tppy k?id tro:t:uJ mode < f se curing th?a- lafetiauaj ?. T.d :Titoitile oies?tt>?lr e-.T.^fw n aad re ajovfc'.--?j.-'jr*int hints to th(?4 etii!xap.?tia<i oy. wli! overooaoe ob Jocuons tc it; noa^. hiwaf<;. chcuid take this lm-1 porUat s'*p w' huat faBt onriulticg iU pegee? ?rmr..nl*rii< 0-r? ti e olsaa*' * an-1 ino'acal tr<>.uner.t of females fron. 1"l?ccy to eld a--?, uach oaae gr?pa tually illustrate 1 by boauth'al lithovi.?pmo plates? nerroaa dobility, iUt causee sad cure, by a pneesa a" once fO '?fe tni eflecf aal that taiiare 1? Lar^ORi-*?for dail7 ?taaa.r--a?at?ia t-a*y cr. >-f ori^; '-'?'rrfcfca with prr.cti?al o.-eervktious on a g^iVr, aai more surceasf-i : jt-le cf tr?atz;ent?-pre eautuc?y hint* it *Jie ovlT res :lUn,j fro.M empiri cal prac aa essay cc aildi^wAt- ?iui^g itom ladiicroti-n, with plain aa'l sieipls it_.es ly ?hich c!l j.?joni can cure iht dh iTsj ^itii-^'it metcary? r?i.V tr thc.e self ia?-;tel tiii.-ries and di?ap po*at*d hop*a 1 j unfcrtciiatsly picra'tat in th* young. It is a . ulhful a tvi^ar to the c:aiTiad and thi^e cobt-jcpl^tic < taairi^go. Its perusal is p^r b?ui<rij laA ^Keiid'd to pcidcnd rukrUiuicj re eret douot^ ci their ptyp>L:_. coadlti.u. ur.d who are VH^ciood of L>ring hilar 1-^1 the heolih, bappiais* >n.s pririltvi} to which every humaa being is tt titled to. Prioe i5 seats per eepy, or ?re copies fcr oae d >1 lar. Mailed fr> e of postage tc any part of the U Ji te l fc lates N. B.?These who pr?P?r aiay eosnHDr LaCtcc: ajxc any of the iuoat^i upon which hij bock treats e:\Jvr pore^naliy or by mail. M?dlciae ?ent to any part ef the Uulon according to directions, sa?*I> paek?l aad earefhlly secured from all cbjerratlon. Address Dr. M. B. LA CR0I.Y, No. 81 Maidea Laa or Poet Offlce Box 67?, Albaar. N. Y. OfBce open dally from ? a Q to 9 p m, trd on Banday from i until 6pm *#- tjAoe Uauaovad frna No. M Bearer st, to 91 Hftl4ta Itai, Alhaay, N. Y. tea T M A?TIN-S VNKi V ALI.EU> UUITA Rd.-'l'hra? oi tnree matrumci U are now on f xln biUuii lof a linuieii p, nit!( at ?> ir Mu>ic Store. Th? charaiinx beamy <?i tin jf u?ne t liciU the uuiveraa cncouuuiua A Prateaoor? ami Am iti-uri. HILBLa A HIT/, _D?arjil Sole Agents. LOOK HERE!!! MORE P.?>l vrY (.AMI Tim/./. who serve* in any WAR since 17*J0,whethera? <?thcers S.^dier*, Saiiorn. Maiuiee, ti?-rks, Iridianit, Chap lain-, Wagon M.L-ters, Teainettffs, Lnndanen, (01 their widows or minor cbildrm) who have not yei received full 160 acre*, and have been in ?. rviir 1^ Uaye, will do well u> write to us .joitpaid, and thei Land Warrants wi.l be forward* d to them lor thi aiwve quantity, and no charf il they do not ?tt it. M LLOYD h. C??., f'toitn Agent's Office, opposite U. t?. Trea.?urj WaiMngton City, !>? C roar 6- 3m RDNANCE MEMORANDA; Percussion Lock and Primers, by Lt. Dablgren, U. 8. N.,? eharr? of experimental department, 1 V I, with ei graving; pict ?1 23, 1'KAMK tA\L0R, O DOCTOR HOOFLANOS CELEBRATED (Btrman Bitters, PRSPARXD BT D3. C. H. JACK30N, FhiladV, Pa., WILL KFFECTTJALLT CCUK LIFER COBTLlIJiT, DYSPEPSIA, MOXDICE, Chronic or Servoua Debility, Diet at as of th* Kidneyt, and all difeaee* anting from a dis ordered Liver or Stomach. Such ?s Constipation, Inward Piles, Fullness, or Hlood to the Head, Aridity of the Stomach, Nau sea. Heartburn, Disgust for food, Fullness or Mr eight in the Stomach, Sour Eructations, Sink tag or Fluttering at the Pit of the stomach, Swim 1111114 the Head, Hurr cd ~nd difficult Breathing, PI uttering at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sfi.*.itions w hen in a lying Posture. Dimness o! Vision, Hots of W"bs before the Sight, Fever and Hull Pain in the Head, Deficiency of Perspiration, Yellowness of tiie Skin and Eye?, Pain in the Side, Back, Chest, Limb*, fcc., Sudden Fiu?h? s of Heat Burning in the Flesh, Constant Imagm i!)2s of Evil, and great depression of Spirits. I "I1C proprietor, in calling tue attention of the f public to tin- preparation, does so with a feel ing of the utmost confluence in its virtues and adap tation to the diseases Ihr which it is recommended It is no new and untried article, but one that has stoad the test of a ten yearn' trial before the Ameri can people, and its reputation and sale is unrivalled by any similar preparations extant. The testimony ia iu favor given by the most promineut and well known Physicians and individuals, in all parts of the country is Immense. Tiie following from North Cat?lina is respectfully sub-nitt d, referring any who may stitl doubt, to my ''Memorabilia," or Prac tical Receipt Book for Farmers and Families, to be had grans, of a I the Agents lor the German Bitters. Principal Othce and Manufactory, 140 Arch ?t., Philadelphia, Pa. TESTIMONY FROM NORTH CAROLINA. Certificate of Dr. W. Smith, of Pine Hill, Rich mo nil County, X. C. Pike HiLf., March 4th, 1854. I)r. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia?Dear Sir: I have been a subject of Dyspepsri, in it* worst firm, for the last five years. Such was my condition for twr !vc months thu the physicians and all who saw nit: said I must die. While in this condition. I was carried tn the watering places in Virginia, Tennes see and Nr.. th Carolina, but was n?t benefited by any water to which 1 was taken. While on my v :.y home, I stopped a week at Rutherfordton, a smallvillage in North Carolina, to try the eflV-et <<f ?vMie Chalybeate water in that place. About the last of the week, 1 went into a drug store to. jet some medicine for my eh.Id and niyseif. There were several of the vi laec 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 bad been greatly bene fitted by the u?e of "Dr. Hoofl.nd's G? rinan Bit ters." pr< pared by y u, and he insisted that I would tiy the Bi'.Nrs lie also called Hie uext day at my room, and insi.-ted so much that I would try them that I asked h:m 10 g"t me or.e bottle. He Aid it, and I commenced taking it as dirccUid, and i do say I was more benefitted liy it thuu fell the water and medicine 1 had ever taken. A'.ter reaching horn- one cf my neighbors cam *1 to ine for a prescription and medicine, (he a dyspep tic,) and 1 eav' him nearly all the Bitters I had left, which effected much good in his case. He has often called on me for ni ne of the same k nd of medi cine, sayir.g he was m >re benefitted by it than any other he had taken, but I have not been able to get any more for him or myself V.M 1 _ _j, there fore, please ship me a dozeu or more as soon as pos sible. Respectfully yours, W. SMITH. I). R. HOOKER. Roger's Store, Wake Co., N. C., October 24 1853, says:?14 Having experienced very great benefit lrvi? tin- use of " Ijoolland's German Bi'.ters,"' 111 Chronic Dysentery and functional de rangement of the Liver, and iia concomitant evils, I am desirous of obtaining a quantity of it for the benefit of my community. You will, therefore, please send a lot, &c. Sic. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J. ATWOOD. IlrsTsnLL*, Yadkih Co , .V. C .Nov. 1st,li?33. Dt. C. M. Jacks.in?D?ar Sir: Allow nie to ex-j press to you my sincere thanks for your discovery j of a medicine which, to say the least of it, ha-ef fected a cure that all other medicines, thut I have taken, have entirely failed to do. "Hoefiand's Ger man Bitters*' have cured me of tlu most stubborn and agi^avated case of the pii.rs that, perhaps, ever fell t? the lot of man My case is not a ttranger in ti is community, a:< I am well known iu this and the surrounding counties, and can truly sav that my re- 1 covery ha* astounded all my friends nnd rtlati"ns, as 1 had tried < very thing reeommended, and nothing did me any go-d until I was prevailed upon to try the Bitter*. You ar? it liberty to make any use of this communication, for the benefit of the afflicted, you may think proper. Truly yours, WM. J. ATWOOD. These bitters are entirely rez.eta1<le, they invijorate and strengthen the system, never prostrate it, and can be used for infants as well as adults. F?r sil? bv respectable dealers everywhere, and by Z. 1). Gil W \N, VVa-hington; J. L. KI DWELL, Georgetown; and J. R. PIERPONT, Alexandria. roar 1?ly REV. John LANAHAN, PASTOR OF THE EXETER STREET, M E. CHURCH?A strong desire to benefit the afflicted ludnces n.iu thus to cerify. We chalenge any other medicino to present soch a mass of testimony from gentlemen and ladies of high st Hiding of our own weil-known citizens, who testify of cures of COUGH, BRON C1I1T1S, RHEUMATISM. DYSPEPSIA, fcc R*i.t;hore, January 2Uh, 1855. Mam. M-jrtimer t( Mowbray: I lake pleasure in sa\ing to you that I have used yr:or ''Hampton's Tincture" with very great profit. From a serious t iroat affection, my general health had become very much impaired, when I com menced to use '? Hampton a Tincture." I found it- effects upon my geni-ml health most salutary.? My nervous system and digestive organs soon nght cd up under its use. I have several times recommended it to my friends, an 1 in every case, as far as 1 have been in formed, they have use it with success. Yours truly, John Lanahan,Pastor Of Exeter St., M. E. ChCfech, Baltimore. BLEEDING OF THE LUNGS. RALxion, N. C., Feb.8, 1855. Heart. Mortimer 4' Mowbray: 1 do here y certify that aCout twtlve months ago I was taken with a severe hemorrhage of the Lungs and had four attacks of it I was advised to try Dr. HamptonV Veg*tai>le Tincture 1 procured one l.Htle, and after taking which, I was satisfied that I was much bitter; and that, aficr taking the fourth buttle, 1 was entirely well, and now 1 enjoy 11s g?K?d health as ever 1 oid 111 my life. I can, and do, with out the least hesitation, recommend the Tincture to all person* afilicled iu my way. Youtb, Gho. W. Wkaklkt< CURE FITS?RE \D! Llort to the Sick Lian Coil.?I torn one of the mos-t r*sj>ectable Druggists in South Carolina. Charmston, S. C. Sept. 21,1853. M^fcise. Mortimer it .V owe ray :?The sale *.f your Hampton's Vegetable Tincture is increasing every 1! *y, and every bottle s ild recomaiei"'- " vitlua l? nied -ine to the affliefd. Several of our planters h.tv tried it in different cases with aston u...i>g success and are it by half dozens. It oat !^?"i? fi:ui.tl to be the greatest leuicdy for rheu matic affections, and a wonderful cure ha< been performed on a negro bov, suffering from Pits. I will fit- tush you with a uumber of certificates if you wish Uiem 1 am, gentlemen youre, W. G. Trott. Call and get pamphlets gratis, and see cures of 1 Cough, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Dys pep^ia, Nervousness and General Weakness. As a i fetnaii: niedicine or for delicate children we bvlievr it urn quailed. S^ld by MORTIMER & MOWBRAY, 140 Ra'ti more street, Balumore, aud 304 Broadway, N. York Cbas. Stott Sl Co., J. B. Moorr, D. B. Ci.arki, Clarki at Bowlins, W. Elliot, aud II. McPhrr boh, Washington ; also, by R. S. F. Ci bil, Gcorce town; and C. C. Brrry, Alexandria, and by Drug gists everywhere. feb 21?tr rpO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS 8i OTHERS. | SILVER SPOONS, FORKS, fcc.-M. W. GALT Si BRO. tnvi'c special attention to their I stock of pure Silver T;?ble, Dessert, and Tea Spoons and Forks, Ladle?, Bu:trr Knives, and all otl.er ar - ucles of pure SUv?r Ware, which is larger aud more r varied than ever offered to their customers. l M. W. GALT fc BRO., I 394 Pa. av-:nue betw. 9th and 10th sta. r feb 23?tf _ UAA'd PATENT AMERICAN ACCORDEONS. X; Several ot these new and improaed instniiiie.utr 1 just received and for sale at the Muftic Depot o ' IIILBUS A HITZ. Also, 6 dosen of Faa's new and cheap lnstrucuon is Bonks, prv*e 25 cents. n The public are invited to examine these Accorde on*, having receive#the first premiums in every ex ? hibit on exhibited. HlLBUS fc HITZ, pu 24 t3ol? A|euUi Treasury Dbpartmeht, March 5,1855. NOTICE Id HEREBY GIVEN to the holdersof stock of the United States described in the fol lowing notice of 3d January last, that for the pur pose of completing the purchnse of the amount therein named, this department will continue to purchase, upon the terms of said notice, to the ex tent of the tesidue of the sum proposed not yet ob tained?say ($1,158,585 05, if Baid stocks are offered and received here prior to the first day of June next: Treasury Departmeht, January 3,1855. Notice is hereby given to the holders of the fol lowing described stocks of the United States, that this department is prepared to purchase, at any time between the date hereof and the let day of March next, portions of those slocks, amounting in the ag gregate to $1,900,000, in the manner and on the te ius hereinafter mentioned, to ?it: In case of any contingent competition, within the amount stated, preference will be g ven in the order of time in which said stock* may be offered. The certificates, duly n?*igiieri to the Untied States by the pirties who are to receive the amount tnereof, >nu?t be transn itted to this dejftrtmcnt; upon the receipt whereof, a price will be paid compounded ?of the following particulars: 1. The par value, or anount specified in each cer ts/icato. 2. A premium on the stock of the loan a'tthoriz d frj the set of Juiy, 1S4G, redeemable November 12, 18DS, of 2? percent.; on the stock of the loan au thnrited by the act of 1843, redeemable 31st Decem ber, !8?i2, of 10 percent.; on the stock of the loans authorized by the acts of 1847 and 1848, a id redeem able, the /iirincr on tin: 31st December, I0G7, and the latter on th?20iii June, 1668, of 16 per cent; and on the stock of the loan authorized by the act o,' 1850, a rid redeemab'e on the 31st of December, DC4, (commonly called the Texan indemnity,) 6 pei* cent. 3. Interest on the par of each certificate from the 1st 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 States, on the assistant reasurer at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, as the parties may direct. But to certificate will be entitled to the benefit of this notice which shail not i?e actually received at the Treasury on or before the said 1st day of March next. JAM Ed GUTHRIE, mar 6?dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. D*fX f3TF:8S CUltED?The following is liken from Scott's Weekly: DEAFXFA!?We understand that the sucrrss which has followed the use cf SCARfA'S ACOUS TIC OIL, in cases cf Deafness, has been astonish in:;, thousands of p< n;ons i living been currd, whose cases were considered hopeless. Tiie calls for this medicine arc from all parts of the country, it being, we believe, the only article before the public lor the cure of that distressing disease. Be particular and buy of Z. D. GILMAN, Wash ington, D. C-. and S H. DANCE, Baltimore, Md., as there is a counterfeit article in the market, feb 28??m ORNAMENTAL PAINTERS, O. n. VAKIVKLL. & J. YV. MANKIND, Lauiflanri avenue, hetireen fiM and 7th itreets, Next to Varnum's Buildings, HAVING associated themselves to carry on the House, Sign, and Ornamental PAINTING in all its branches, will be ilianktul to receive ail or ders in their line ot business, and will use every ex ertion to ?ive satisfaction. JOBBING in Gl tzirig rvnJ Tainting promptly at tended to. Give uj a trial. mar 27? if C. WARlllKKIl, WATC II MAKER, NEW WHEELS, PINIONS, AND EVERY KIND OF REPAIRS TO WATCHES, No< 330 t'tminylvanla Avtuue, (Between Ninth and Tenth streets,) mar 26?lm* WASHINGTON, D. C. A GREAT BARGAIN? WE have one of Knabe, Gaehle ic Co.'s Louis \IV. style beautiful rosewood 7 octave PI ANOS, which haj been slightly damaged and which we are now authorized to sell at a great bargain. Terms of payment made ea-v. JOHN F. ELLIS, Piano, M'.nic and Stationery Store, mar 30 3l?0 Pa avenue, near 10th st. dsntistryT "I > B. DONALDSON, Demist, late of the firm ol It, Hunt &. Donaldson, continues to manufacture and insert those beautiful^ porcelain lei th, with or without gums, for specimens of which (made and de posit) d by the late firm) was awarded tiie first premium at the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held in this city These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and uitir resemblance to the natu ral organs is so perfect aj to deceive the most prac tised eye. Particular attention r.Lo ptid to filling and pre serving the nuural teeth. Charges mod. rate and all operations warranted, office southwest corner Seventh and D s:s.?en trance on D. mar 21?6in TAKE ftOTlCK. NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PW. BROWNING, Merchant Tailor, under a the United States Hotel, has ju*t received a lirje supply of Spring und Summer Goods, anil is now prepar- d to offer great bargains to all in want of good snd fashionable clothing. His " Ready made Clothing " will be sold at the following low prices: WhJo suits, Coat, Pantaloons, and Vest, of thin cloth or eassiniere, for $12. Fine B'ack Frock and Dress Coats, from $10 to

$15. Good Business Coats for $7. Black and Fancy Pants, lrorn $3 tu $7. Marseii es ? nd Silk Ve*ts, from $2 lo $5. He keeps always on hand a large assortment ol fancy articles, such as Sturts, Gloves, Cravats, Um brellas, (kc. "Sole Agent for ihe gale of Scott's Fashions.' mar 19?t|. PATENT ICE PITCHER. rf'IlIS PITCHER L> similar in appearance, and | equally convenient to those in common use, but is so ccustiucted that when the eovi r isdovv-n every part of its contents is doubly encased from the at mosphere, the effect of which is that one and a half pounds of ice placed in three pints of water will !a:t nearly seven hours, whereas, the same weight ? f ice in a like quanuty and temperature of water in a common pitcher, only latis about two hours Being composed of rnet.il, it is of course more du rable titan the ordinary china pitcher. This, taken i'i co n.vxiori with the convenience and luxury of al ways having ice-water on I and, and the immense saving of ice, renders it decidedly the mosi eco nomical pitcher now in use. For sale at the nianufi cturer's retail prices by C. W. BOTELER, op 5?eo6t Iron Hall. PkRHUNS WITH DKFKCTiVK vision are invited to examine my^ extensive stock ot all kinds of'SPECTA CLES and EYE GLASSES. Glasses* of any kind, such as Cataract *?? * ^ Periscopic. Concave) Double Convex, and cwund Glares, put in at short notice, with great car.-, and persons in want of glasses may be sure to gel those which benefit the eye. Circulars "Defective Vision," gratis at 11. SfcMKEN'S, 330 Pa.avenue, betw. Dili and 10th sts. mar 30 TABLE CUTLERY, ALBATA FORKS AND SPOONS, Kc JUST received a large assortment of superior Ta ble t'utlery of every variety. Also, every st?le of the finest quality ALBATA KIRKS, SPOONS, TEA SETS, CAKE BAS KETS, CASTORS, kc. M. W. GALT & BRO., 391 Pa. ave., betw. 9ih and 10?h sts. mar 12-U STOP YOUR COUGHING. J UST received, per Adams & Co.'s Express one case ol Ma> 11 ard's New York Gold Medal GCM DR< >PS, consisting of Banana, Vomila, Raspberry, Lemon, and liorehound flavors. Also, a complete assortment of his celebrated Chocolates, ot universal reputation and without rival in lliu United States. For sale at Z. M. P, KING'S, 963 Vermont avenue, corner I street, mar 15? if HAIR WORK. ORNAMENTS of Hair, such as Bracelets, Chat elaius, Chains, Breastpins, Earrings, Fingei Rinzs, made to order, of any desired design. AU orders faithfully attended to. Specimens may be seen at my store. II. SEMKEN, No. 330 Pa. av., between 9th and 10th stt. Mar 30 FERRY'S AND GILLOTT'S STEEL PENS various kinds and sizes, bough; in person from tne makers uud warranted genuine, oiu 6 F11A.WK TAYLOR. GRAND CIVIC AND MIL I TAB Y BILL OP THE WASHINGTON YAGERS. *"**TAT ca*kusrs'sVEoon.18##* TIIE W A81IINOTON YAGERS respectfully an nounce to I heir friends, both civic and Military viai,^irin?,xLba" Wl" ** R,Vfn on MONDAY NIGH I, April 9th, atCarusi's Ssloon. The Committee of Arrangements pledge them selves to use every effort to make the Ball pleasant and agreeable to all who may favor them with ituir company, and have no doubt shall make every one feel at home. Weber's fine Cotillon Band will he present and perform some of their finest pieces of mu?ic. Tickets .?1 50?to be had of the Committee of Ar rangement* and at tlie door on the night of the bali. Committer of +$TTan?cmenti. N Happ, J Bu-her, M Ruppel, p Schweitzer, E Veldt, F MillT, F Bergenshausen, J Angcrinann. mar 31?dtb ' GB ND FIREMEN'S AND CIVIC BALL TO BK GIVEN BY THE Columbia Fire Company Ko. X, AT JACKSON HALL, EASTER MONDAY NIGHT, April 9th, 1853. HE members of the Company pledge tlienm Ives _ that nothing will be left undonu to make it one of the best balls of tlie season. Professor Louis Weber's celebrated Cotillon band has been engaged for the occasion. Firemen are requested to appear in uniform. No hats or caps will be allowed in the hall except those worn by firemen. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting one gentle man and ladies; to be had at the principal LoteIs, and at the door on the evening of the ball. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Thos. Voting, Jas Lowe, Thos. Dwver, Jas Martin, Isaac Beers. Reception Committee. Jas M:irtia, Jas Coleman, G F SmallwooJ, T E Young, II Pnrdy, K Harrison, F H Sage, A .McDcrmott, M Marccron, I Beers, C Robir.srsn, Jos Marcercc. PJ r.niiis, IJ VV Jarboe. mar 20,23,27,29.31, A pr2,3,4,5,6,7 .&3 I COME ONE! COME ALL! I GRAND MILITARY AND CIVIC BAIL I or THE SCOTT GUARDS, AT CARUSI'S SALOON, THl'llSDA'i", April 13,1855. THE SCOTT GUARDS respectfully announce to their friends and the public generally that they will sive a ball on THURSDAY, April '12th, ld35, at Carusi s Saloon, for the purpose of aiding the corps in purchasing tfceir arms. '1 he entire success of our first ball inspires us with renewed confidence, and we pledge ourselves to use ev ry exertion in our power to mak- this, our second effort, equal if not superior to the first. Pickets ?1 ap 5,7.9,10.11M2* THE COMMITTEE. FIRST .ANNUAL BALL OF THE MARION RIFLES, AT CAKUSrS SALOON, ON HOSDAY KVEN19G, Ap'l 16. 1S55. THE Committee of Arrangements have much 1 pleasure in announcing t<? the friends of tlie Company and the public the First Annual iiaJl oi tha Marion Rifles as above Frederick Prosperi's celebrated Cotillon Band hr.s been encaged. Tickets ?1 admitting a gentleman and ladies to be had at the mual |Vaee*, of the Committee and r?t the door on the evening of the Ball. All persons other thaa'Militarv, are requested not to wear their hats or caps in the (is.lt room. The Ball will be opened with the "Marions' Grand Match," (composed for the occasion.) at 9 o'clock. Committee of Jtrran^cir,e,iti CaptF M Sheckell, Sgt J L F.-xivell, I.t P B Sears Sgt S Gait, E?-iffn VV J Walker, Sit VV H H Towers. ?p2?eoof&dtb (Organ) , ly -AS 1 NOTICE OF REMOVAL. \TEW FURNITURE STORE.?ROTH WELL k J3i BROWN have removed their House Funush ing Store to the large and handsome building on 7th street, next to Odd Fellows' 11*11, where we have for sale a large and varied assortment of elegant par lor, chamber and Cotiaae Furniture. Also, Carpeting*. Oilcloth, Door Mats Glass and China Ware, Clocks in variety Wooden Ware, Basket Ware, Velocipedes Children's Carriages, Rocking Horses Mattre?ses of bhir. cotton and shuck Office Tat?les, Desks, Chairs, &c. Japanned Tin Ware audjLlaihii.g Apparatus They will keep constantly for sale a full assort racnt of hou?e furnishing Goods, and will sell on the must favorable terms. ap 6?eolm U OWKN * RON, MILITARY A*D NAVAL MERCHANT TAILORS, No. 212 Pennsylvania Avenue, WOULD respectfully eall the attention of their friends and the publ i g -m rally to their new stock of Goods ju^t received from New Vork and now on exhibition?consisting of CLOTHS, CAS SIMEkES and VESTING.*?, together with a full assortment of gentlemen's furnishing ar ticlcs. They would remark that the selection was made principally by the junior partner of the firm. N. B.?They have a new style of Gloves, s >me thing superior, called the "JOSEPHINE KID," to which they invi.e particular attention. ap6?'-03W (Int&Union) NOTICE TO THE LADIES. THE subscriber would respectfully call the atten tion of the ladies of Washington and vicinity, to her assortment of new Goods just jopened, on Seventh it., consisting inj part of? Straw Bonnets, Flats, Boys' Hats, latest style Bonnets, Ribbons Rich and bvautiful face end outside Flowers Newest style wire and buckram Bonnet Frames I.awns, Crapes and Pilks for Bonnets londe and other Laces Wreaths, llcaddretscj and Dress Tiimnnngs Ladies' Kid, Silk and Lisle Thread Gloves Lawn, silk and cambric Handkerchiefs Collars, Undersleeves and Chcndsetts And all good* usually to be found in a Millinery and Fancy Store. MRS. G. H. GATES, No. 368 .-'eveiith st., ap e-eoJT'* R' H)aU,,i Dfy <=-ore <01111 CAROLINA AND FLOiilOA O FLOORING. 150,000 l?*e: Charleston Flooring 50.(Ku ft. Jacksonville # do All of suf.eri'>r quality, at Van Riswick's Planing Mill, and for sale in lots to suit purchasers by WATERS, ZIMMERMAN & CO, ap 6- co3t Alexandiia, Va. WILLARD'S HOTEL, Old Point Comfort, Va. fTMlE Proprietors take great pleasure iu informing their many friends and tl>n public generally that this magnificent Summer llgtel is now being fitted up in the most modern and comfortable style tor the ci'ining season. The house will be opened on the fir t of June, with nothing left unprovided that may promote the comfort and lmppiness of iu guests. The proprietors also takit much pleasure in saying that they will be prepared aud happy to aecommo date from the ^irif of May any who may favor them with a call. Board per day m oo By the week, per day 1 50 By the month, per day 1 So B-itlis free for the guests. ap 2?tf C. C. WILLARD A BROS. REFRIGERATORS, WATER C00L ERS.ICE CREAM FREEZERS, fcc. RECEIVED this day a supply Of Waterman's Patent Ventilated REFRIGERATORS, univer sally acknowledged to be the best Refrigerator ever presented to the public. Austin's Patent Magic Ice Cream Freezer, war ranted to produce 9 superior Cream in five minutoe. Water Coolers, all sires, together with a general assortment of House Furnishing Goods, all of which will be sold at reduced prices. C. W. BOTELER. ap 4?efifit Iron Hall. Notice to flutists.?eis>enbrandt's superior Premium Diasonic Flutes arid Clarion ettes will be on exhibition and for sale for a lew days at H1LBUS * lUTZ'fl Music Depot. DV 19 EVENING STAR. PREMATURE MATBIMOHT. Marriage is a divine and beautiful ar rangement. It was designed by Provi dence not solely as a means of keeping up population, or as a mere social and economical convenience, but as the blend ing of two spirits into one?the mascu line representing wisdom, and the femi nine affection. When there is a true spiritual affinity between the two, then tne design is accomplished. Premature marriages are among the greatest evils of the times: and it would not be a bad idea in thr-se days of re forms, if an anti-marrying-in-a-hurry society were instituted. Now-a-days, people leap into the magic life-cirrle, with no more consideration than they would partake of a dinner?little think ing that, when once in, they are there until their end comes. There is but lit tle, sometimes no mutual analysis of dis position, and comparison of taste and af fections. The^r seem to fancy that, if there be any discrepancies, the fatal Gor dian knot, which can be seldom cut, and never united, will harmonize all. The numbers who have felt this truth ?the number still feeling it to their heart's core?are incalculable. They recognize it as the greatest mistake of their lives. The chain is not to them a silken one, but a cable of iron, that tightens around them more and more, crushing out all hope and energy, sub stituting hate for love, and eating out with its rust, the very inner life of the soul. Boys and girls now marry lo a greater extent than ever be-fore, instead of wait ing till they become full-grown men and women. Th<; young danJy, as soon as he gets out of the short jackets, and finds a little furze gathered on his upper lip? and the young miss, as soon as she emerges frcm the nursery and abbre viated frocks, thinks they are qualified to assume the mo?t solemn responsibili ties of life. And so if '-pa" and "ma'' won't consent, they post off to some Gretna Green, and there take obligations that, in ninety-nine cases out of a hun dred, they will never cease bitterly to repent. Marriage should never be the result of fancy. The ball-room and the evening party rarely develop real character. Un der the exhilarating influence of the dance, the glare of lights, and the merry qiiib and joke, the dissolute young man may appear amiable, and the slatternly sco'd loveable. Matches made at such places, or under similar circumstances, are not of the class that originate in heaven. They more generally are con ceived in the opposite place, and bring forth only iniquity. The true way to learn each other is to do it at home, in the parlor, in the kitchen, and on occa sions that ic:;t the temper. We see the result of these unions in the almost daily divorces that are taking place?in the running away of husbands ; leaving their wives and childred to starve?and in the elopement of wives. Not only this, but we witness it in broken-spirited men, made old in the prime of life, struggling on for mere food and clothing, and shel ter! and in women, cross, dirty, sluttish, and wrinkled. It would be quite impossible for us to depict faithfully, the multitude of phy sical and moral evils that result from these sinful alliances?for sinful they are. They ruia the body corrupt the morals, and stultify the mind. And the result does not stop with husband and wife. There are the children They partake of the feebleness and vices of the parents, both physical and moral, and go out into the busy world, stunted and gnarled. We would not be understood as speak ing against the institution of marriage. It is holy, beautiful and benificcnt. But let every one take his mate or none. Let ? not the brave eagle pair with the stupid owl, nor the gentle dove with the carrion crow. Like should have like. It is a glorious sight to see two old people, who have weathered the storms, aud basked in the sunshine of life together, go hand in hand, lovingingly and truthfully, down the gentle declivity of time, with no an gers, jealousies, nor hatred* garnered up against each other, and looking with hope and joy to the everlasting youth of heaven, where they two shall be one for ever. That is true marriage?for it is the marriage of spirit with spirit. Their love is woven into a woof of gold, that neither time, nor death, nor eternity can sever.?'l he Electic. Tiie Slate and the ABOLrnoxisTs.? A lady writing from Augusta, Georgia, presents some facts, and suggests con trasts not altogether pleasing. Miesays: The most interesting sight here on Sun day is to watch the black population going to church. Many of them are the most extravagantly dressed people you see in the street. The plainly dressed ones wear black silk dresses, white mus lin shawls, and straw bonnets, or have their heads turbaned in 'kerchiefs taste fully airanged. The men are habited in broad cloth, with bright buttons, (they seem to have a penchant for bright but tons,) fine hats, and gloves, cane, and usually a watch and breast pin. Smiling faces, which betray a good display of ivory, and they Iook on the whole very little as if "humanity was crushed out of them," as abolitionists are wont to say. They have here two large African churches,Sunday schools every Sabbath taught orally, although many of them can read?taught by their young masters and mistresses, when growing up. It is not unusual to see slaves reading the newspapers, and amiliar with the cur rent news of the day. Slave holders feel they have a duty to perform toward their slaves, and in most cases discharge the duty like Christian people?training them for civilizad life, and teaching them, Christianity. I A MOTHER'S OrTLUUCE A crowd of boisterous urchins were gathered around poor Norah, whose sim plicity of speech and half-crazed vaga ries afforded them ample scope for amuse ment A manly little fellow, just step ping into his teens, stood silently by, aud wc could see the warm blood almost breaking through his sun-burned cheeks, as his ear caught the cruel jests of some one who seemed to be the seuior of the party. " Hallo, Fred W., what has ncttU-d you1 Norah is nothing to you, I reckon," the boy questioned. 44 No, but I had a mother once," was the sad answer, and something in tbo tone, more perhaps than in the words, appeared to carry the appeal home to every heart. The thoughtless group silently dis persed, as if abashed at their selfishness, and Fred. W. passed up the street. Blessings on his noble, manlr heart! I wiLl venture to say that he will one day be a good man, if not a great one. For nature moulds the nobleman of such ma terials as his composition. "I had a mother once," and albeit the living eye no loager closed, and the gen tie hand mouldering in the silenoe of the grave, memory had treasured up as a precious inccnse sweet lessons taught at morn and even, beside that mother's knee ; aud the bread cast upon the wa ters hath been gathered after many days, in the noble impulse which prompted the boyish heart to interpose fur the weak and the w?ary ones thrown in his pathway. The truth of the beautiful sentiment sends ;U appeal pleadingly home to our hearts in behalf of God's lonely and d > olaie children, who wander up and down the world, vainly striving through a life time to catch a glimpse of sunshine and songs which may be overflowing our own life cup. You look upon that cold, stern man, over whose lair name crime and guilt have cast their hideous shadow. If your eye, and not God's, could penetrate into the depths of that granite nature you would imagine every spark of good and gentle thought, ot high and generous im pulse, had been long crushed out in bis rude jostlings with the world. You look, and you scarcely believe that some mother loved him once ; that far back in the guiltless days ot infancy some kind heart touched his cradle as softly as you do that of your tirst-born to-night; that some fond eye watched his out-goings with love and pride, and grew brighter at his coming ; that blessings and prayers followed him out into the world, but that the world seized him, as the great angry ocean Seizes upon its prey, and la red him on like a lake-charmed bird, to forget the nest where hi3 sunny years were rocked; but recall that mother's memory, speak as she spoke, and see if the angel within dots not shine through the callousness and d&rkness of man's nature, and then tell me if the memory of a mother is not the most precious thing the heart cm cling to, next to the worship of God. The beggar in my path?the frail child of shame ?the emigrant whose home is over the blue sea?what the little ones that clustered arou?d your hearth are to vou, so were they once to some hearts: but the world has rough paths, and they lost their way. 441 had a mother once!" And so had we, sweet boy ; ar.d though the dust and ashes of the lonely grave have long lain lightly on the bosom we worthipped, th ^ matron's cap and silver hair are ever more sacred for her fake, and even the lips that can smile at the oddities or eccen tricities of those upon whose path the mile-stones are will nigh passed, must have forgotten the heart upon which his own was cradlcd, and which, through sunshine and stoim, beat to no sweeter music thaa the voices of her loved onui at home. A Touching Custom.?A common practico in Paris, which impresses a stranger favorably, i* that of the lifting or taking oil the hat when a funeral pars es. A writer on this subject relates ths following : "Some years since, we were one of that, rushing cro -,vd ever pouring up and down Broadway. When in front of old St. Paul's, all eye3 were attracted bv tho appearance ot the crcw of the French war vessel, La Iielle Poule, which then visit ed the United States under the command of the Prince do Joinville. The c.rew were in their naval dress uniform, bright end beautiful, and were saurlerin'c alon? seeing the sights. b * ''All at once tb^y stopped, formed a line, faced inwird, and uncovered. Ilow exquisite and touching was the sceno wlien we discovered in that thoughtless, busy, hurrying crowd, a man of foreign birth, evidently poor and friendless, un der whose arm was carried a tiny coffin, and by his side the stricken mother. They were in search of a burial for their babe, and were jostled and unheedsd m that gay torrent of humanity, until they met these hardy tempe?t-tossed mariners, who on the instant, with bared heads, stood in silent respect, while the sacred ashes of the unknown infant were pass ing. Such are French manners." Backbiting. ?The not uncommon cus tom of pelting a friend after he has left the company, seems to have been derived from the practice of the ancient tribes, who erected a monument to a departed hero, by throwing stones upon him. Bob, did you settle that business with Simpkins, yet ?" 44 Yes?he kicked me off the stoop last week, and since that he has stopped bothering ni?." Bjb's ideas of 44 bo:hering are ceriamly original. "At length," said an unfortunate man, who had been ruined by vexatioug lawsuits, "at length I have fouad happi ness, for I am reduced to necessity, and that is the only thing 1 know of which has no law."