Newspaper of Evening Star, April 12, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 12, 1855 Page 1
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VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 1855. NO. 709. THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT 8UWDAY.) At ik? Star Budding, corner Pennsylvania awn us and Eleventh street, By W. D. WALI.ACH, W1M he served to subscribers in the cities of Wasti tfirm. Georgetown, Alexandra, Baltimore and Philadelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, pays hie weefciy to the Agents. To nail subscribers the sufcseapdon price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CEWTS a yew In advance, TWO DOL LARS fcr SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR tor THREE MONTHS. Q^-Simol* corn* on CBHT. REV. JOHN LANAHAN, PASTOR OF THE EXBTBR STREET, M. E. CHURCH.?A strong desire to benefit the afflicted Induces him thus to certify. We cbal<enge any other medicino to present such a dum of testimony from gentlemen and ladies of high standing of our own well-known citizens, who testify of cares of COCOH, BRON CHITIS, RHEUMATISM. DYSPEPSIA, He. Baltimore, January 24th, 1865. Messrs. Mortimer 4" Moirbray: I ink pleasure in aa>ing to you that I have used vour ''Hampton's Tincture" with very great pt?St. From a serioust.iroai affection, my general health tad become very much impaired, wh?-n I com menced to u>e *' Hampton* Tincture." I found Ks effects upon my genenI health most salutary.? My nervous system and digestive organs soon right ed op under its use. I have several times recommended it to my friends, and in every case, as far as I have been in formed, they have use U with success. Yours truly, JOB* LANAHAN, PaJtOT Of Exeter at., M. E. ChOcch, Baltimore. BLEEDING Op"ip^E LUNGS. KiLimH. N. C., Feb. 8, 1855. M?sw< Mortimer Motobray : I do here y certify that about twelve months ago I was taken with a severe hemorrhage of the Lungs and had four attacks of it I was advised to try Dr. Hampton's Vegetable Tincture I procured one bottle, and after taking which, I was satisfied that I was much better; and that, after taking the fourth bottle, I was entirely well, and now 1 enjoy as good h?alth as ever I did in my life. I can, and do, with out the least hesitation, recommend the Tincture to ail persons afflicted in my way. Youn, Gio. W. Weakley. CURE FITS?READ ! Mere to Me SkA than Gold.?Prom one of the most Nspectable Druggists in South Carolina. Charleston, S. C. Sept. 21,1853. Mortimer 8l Mowbrat:?The sale #?f your Hampton's Vegetable Tincture is increasing every day, aad every bottle sold recommend* thin valua* le medirinc to the afflicted. Several of our Banters have tried It in different ease* with aetoti Ihng success, and are getting it by half dozen*. It has been found to be the greatest remedy for rheu matic affacuons, and a wonderful cure has been performed on a negro boy, suffering from Fits. I will furnish you with a number of certificate* if you wish them I am, gentlemen, yours, W. G. Teott. Call and get pamphlets gratis, and see cures of Cough, Bronchitis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Dys ?*?ptna. Nervousness and General Weakness. As a fen ale medicinc or for delicate children we^)olieve t* unequalled. Sold by MORTIMER k MOWBRAY, 140 Balti more street, Baltimore, and 304 Broadway, N. York Chas. Stott & Co., J. B. Mooas, D. B. Clarke, Claeee Si Bowlirs, W. Elliot, and H. McPkeb ?oe, Washington ; also, by R. S. F. Ct bel, George town ; and C. C. Bebrt, Alexandria, and by Drug gist* everywhere. feb 21?tr DOCTOR HOOFLAND'S CELEBRATED 0crman Bitters, PREPARE!* BT DR. C. *. JACKSON, PMladV, Pa., WILL KFriCTCALLT CLE* LIVER COHPUINT, DYSPEPSIA, JADTOICB, Chronic or A'eerous Debility, Diseases of the Kidney, and ail diseases arising from a dis ordered Liter or Stomach. Such as Constipation, Inward Piles, Fullness, or Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stomach, Nau sea, Heartburn. Du?gust for food, Fullness or weight in the Stomach, Sour Eructations, Sink ing .?r Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach, Swim ming of the Head, tlurr ed and difficult Breathing, Plu.teriag at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sen?auons when in a lying Posture, Dimness ot Vision, Dots of Webs before the Sight. Fever and Dull Pain in the Hea l, Deficiency of Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes, Pain in the Side, Back, Chest, Limbs, Sic., Sudden Fiu?hes of Heat Bnrningintbe Flesh, Constant Imagm ings of Evil, and great depression of Spirits. T>HE proprietor, in calling tae attention of the public to this pre|>arat!Oa, does so with a feel hig ot' the utmost confidence in its virtues and adap tation to the diseases for which it is recommended. It is no new and untried article, but one that has stood the test of a ten years' trial before the Ameri crd peojJe, and its imputation and sale is unrivalled by any similar preparations extant. The testimony in its favor given by the most prominent and well known Physicians and individual*, in a!l parts of the couotry is immen*e. The following from North Ciuolina is respectfully submtt-d, referring aiiy who may still doubt, to my '"Memorabilia," or Prac tical Receipt Book for Farmers and Families, to be had gratis, of a'l the Agents lor the German Bitters. Principal Office and Maoufatory, 1)10 Arch <L, Philadelphia, Pa. TESTIMONY FROM NORTH CAROLINA. Certificate of Dr. W. Smith, of Pine Hill, RicM rrvjrJ County, .V. C. Pike Hill, March 4ih. 1R54. Db. C. M. Jackson, l'hilad> Iphu?Dear Sir: I have been a subject of Dyspepsia, in its worst t rm, for the last five years. Such was my condition for twelve months that the physicians and ail who saw me said I niu*t die. Wnile in this condition. I was earned to the watering places in Virginia, Tennes see and North Carolina, bat was net benefited by any water to wbich I was taken. While on my way home, I stopped a week at Rutherfordton, a , amal I village in North Carolina, to try Uie effect of ?one Cluuybeat-: Hater in that pla e. About trie | last of the week, I went into a drug store to get some medicine for niv child and myseif. There were several of the village physicians in the store, and one of them seemed to take some interest in my 3CBR, and, after asking ine some questions, said he had been a dyspeptic, and had been greatly bene fitted by the use of ** Dr. Hoofland's Orman Bit ter*," prepared by you, and he insisted that I would try the Bitt?rs He also called the next day at my room, and in-ujted so much that I would try them that 1 arked h:m to get me one bottle. He did it, | and I commenced taking it as directed, and I do say | I was mure benefitted by it than all the water and medicine 1 had ever taken. After reaching home one of my neighbors came to me for a prescription and medicine, (he a dyspep tic,) and i gave iiim nearly all the Bitters I had left, which effected ,-uuch good in hi* case. Ue has often called on me for more of the same k nd of medi cine, sa)ing he was more benefitted by it than any other be had taken, but I bave not been able to grt any more for hun or myself there lore, please ship me a doxen or more as son as pos sible. Respectfully yours, W.SM1TI1. D. R. HOOKEB, Roger's Store, Wake Co., V C., | October 24.1853, says1u Having experienced very great benefit from the use of " Hoorfand's German Bitters," in Chronic Dysentery and functional de- , rangement of the Liver, and us concomitant evils, | 1 am rtssirmis ot obtaining a Quantity of it for the benefit of my community. You will, therefore, pleaee send a lot, fee. fee. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J. AT WOOD. HnrrsviLLB, Yadki.i Co , N. C , Nov. 1st, 1853. |K. C. M. Jackson?Dear an : Allow me to ex press to you my sincere thanks for your discovery of a medicine which, to say the least of it, ha* ef fected a cure that all other ni#d: dues, tint I have ;aker have enurwiy failed to do. "Hoofland's Ger man Bitters" bave eared me of th? most stubborn and aggravated case of the pilbs that, perhaps, ever fell la the lot of man. My case is not a stranger in tns community, as i am well known in this and the surrounding counties, and can truly sav that my re covery has astounded all my friends and relations, as I had tried everything recommended, and nothing did roe any go-~>d until f was prevailed upon to try the Bitters. You are at liberty to make any umi ot this communication, for the benefit of the afflicted, you may think proper. Truly your?, WM. J. AT WOOD. These bitters are sn/trriy vegetable, they invigorate and strengthen the system, never prostrate it, and can be used for infants u will as adults. F-r sale by re?p*-ciabie dealers everywhere, and by Z. D. G1LM AN. Washington; J. L. K1DWELL, Georgetown, and J. R. P1ERPONT, Alexandria, mar 1?1 y rpO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS Si OTHERS 1 SILVER SPOONS, FORKS, kc ? .M. W GALT k BRO. invi e special attention to their stxk of pure Silver Table, Dessert, and Tea Spoons and Forks, Ladles, Bu ter Knives, and all other ar ticles of pure Sliver Ware, winch j* larger and more viried man ever offereJ to their customers. M W. GALT 6l BRO., I'44 Pa. av nue betw. 9th and 10th sts. ?b n-if '^aA'8 PATENT AMERICAN ACCORDEON0. Several of these new and improaed instruments lust received and fbr sale at the Musie Depot a* HILBU* * HITZ Also. 8 doren rr Paa5* new and cheap instruction | tooks, p<i? e 25 cents The public are invited io examine tiie?e Aerordc ?ts, having received the first premiuuis in every ex- ] 11tat on exmbrted. HILBU8 k lin*Z, ii?r M Bole Aglnu. F GRATIS ! JUST PUBLISHED; A NEW LfTHCOVERY Oi MEDICINE! AFK^^(}8 on the Rational Treatment, with out Medicine, of Spermatorrhea, or Local Weakness, Nervous DebiU ty, I-ow Spirits, Latitude, Weak asm a.***** Rag* ?sfisssaia; Bfccb^ pr fc i in mam ? ' 8exuaI and oU,? iQfiriniUei *T?eB!^^,RrE2C^ ^ DR- Bl DE LAITEY. | faet t*1,t *h??? alarming com plaint* ?i.ry'y * r?*?ovj.d without Medicine is, in thw 7 demonstrated; and the entirely 7 ,uccewfuJ ?re?tmeat, an adopted by SSSSXL'Slfig* &*> &S?? JRS3S&5ZSSK JT-S? ?*? ~ PALMER'S PATENT LEG. rpHIS AMERICAN INVENTION 1 ,?*nds unrivalled both in this country and in Europe. Itu worn by 1,000persons, and with most astonishing success. In competition with JO other substitutes of the be* French, English, and German manufacture, It received the award of the e**AT MDiL at the Wokld'i Exhibi r'0u t,'" koiiooii, ill? best artificial limb known. In this country it has been 0t."?r 'imes exhibited, in competition with an others, at the annua! Fairs in the principal ciMes, and has,in every instance, received the award of the highest or first premium. And as a crowning honor, by the unanimous approval of an interna tional council, the "First Premium"? ^ only Silver Medal given for Liabs?was awarded the inventor, at the New York Crystal Palace. Punphleu giving full information, sent gratis every applicant. B. FRANK PALMER. feh iS-Jfe' -n J Pv-lil Kid LI c B. FRANK PALMER, 375 Chosnut street, Philadelphia. RIC it b(.AC K SILKS ot every width and quality, from 75 cents up, very ch. ap Plaid and plain Silks, Pink, white and bl'k watered Silks for Mantillas White, pink, blue and mode col'd Shalleya \\ hite, pink. blue, green, com and mode cstored French Mousselines 15 pieces plain Berege, in everr shade at 25 cents, very cheap coeds White, pink, blue, green, brown, and mode colored Lereges, in fine quality 100 pieces Lawns and Jackonets in every quality ?!??Va ?r.e" as90rted of Domestic Goods AH ot which will be sold at very low prices. Customers \vill do well to give us a call. WM. R RILEY, Corner 8ih st. and opp. Centre Market, mar 31?lm KEHLEHER & PY WELL'S j&jfr COLUMBIAN LIVERY STABLES. Eighth, between D and E streets, Washington, hi Horse? taken at Livery. Horses and fur Messrs. K. Si P. has on hand a fir* lot of Horses tor salr. and fresh droves are constantly arriving at tbeir friable mar 29 2w* PROSPERl'S CORNET BAND NO. 1 ATE. FREDERICK PROSPERI beg>? leave to in ivX form his friends and former patrons that this band has been fully re-organized and is now under bw direction, and he is fully prepared wth a band of the most Scientific Musicians in th* city, to fur ni-h music for Balls, Parties, Parades. Pic Nics, Ex <ursiona, Ac., at the shortest notice possible, bv an {te^?!U^EI?,CK FR?W?RI, Leader,CHA*. 1 ROSPERI. Conductor; HILBUS A Hill's Mu s*c Depot, or at PETER TALTAVUL'S, oppostte f h arrison street, Navy Yard. A RARE CHANCE FOR A MAGNIFICENT PI A.wO?We have on exhibition at the Fair at I Uie Smithsonian Institute, four superb PIANOS, which were made expressly for th s fair and may be retted upon as superior instrument. We will dis ! pose ot them upon very rea?o.:able terms, give any reasonable time on them, divide the payments into small notes, in fact, make any reasonable arrr.nire roents tn suit purchasers. e have also on hand in store the largest and most reliable assortment of Pianos ever offered in this city, from the renowned manuf tctortes of Hal- i let, Davis, & Co., Boston.and Bacon & Raven, New York. 1 Old Pianos taken in exchange. New Music and an assortment of every article penaiuuig to the music trade. JOHN F- ELLIS, 300 Penna. avenue, near Tenth street, mar 13?tf WATCHES. JEWELRY, SILVER AND PLATED WARE AT REDUCED PRICES. IV E offV;r our ?*nl>re stock of elegant GOLD oTrWVA , C,IES' R,cn JEWELRY, PURE SILVTRWARE. ?c , at greatly reduced rates. Persons would do well ?o examine our assortment, I which is by far the largest, most fashionable, ami best selected evt r offered to our customers M. W. GALT A BRO., 38* Penn avenue, between 9th and 10tJb sts. mar 12?if 850 REWARD. RAN AWAY fiom the subscriber, living in Not tingham District, Pnnce George's county, Mary land, on Friday morning last, th? 16th instant, my negro man J?*l ANL'LL, who calls himself Emanuel Gough- He is about 25 years of jgc, dark complex ion, has a full s*t of teeth, has a scare oa his fore head, one on his right arm, near the elbow, is five leet eight inches and a quarter high in his boot*. He had en when be went away a suit of drab cloth and a black slouch hat. I purchased him of Mrs. rarah Harwood, Saratoga str??t, Baltimore, and she has a brother of his living with her; and his mother (a free woman) alno lives in Baltimore. His wi'e belongs to Judo L. Dufief, Esq., near Darncs towu, Montgomery county, Maryland. 1 will give a reward of twenty-five dollars for his apprehension, if taken in Prince Oorge's county, and fitty uolla s if taken elsewhere?in either ca-c he must be brought home or secured in Jail, so that I get him agnin. TIIOS. R. EARLY. mar 23? I m P. O Nottingham, Md. SILVER WARK, PLATED WARE . ABTUKINK FA*CY GOODS-Silver Coffee and Tea Sets, Sugar Bowls, Cream Jug", Goblets, Cups, Spoons and Forks. Also, a great variety of magnificent Fancy Silver W'fiic, suiUMe for presents. Plated Coffee Seu, Castors, Baskeu, S;<ooiw and Forks, on best Alba la The articles are warrar.ted as represented, and will be sold at a -mail advance. H. SEMKEIf, 330 Pa. avonue, bet. Oth and 10th street*, mar 29?U WATCHES ANL> JKWELKY.-I have on hand a g?*od supply of fine WATCHES and JEWELRY which will be /H sold very cheap to suit the times. Gold Le P. J_ ver Watches as low as $25, warranted to^?*^ keep good time. Call and se? for yourselves at the *oreof j. RORINSOV, 340 Pa. ave., oppo. Browns' Hotel, mar 2B?dim CUPPING AND LEECHING. JULlUs KMHHKRI WOULD respectfully inform the public that he is prepared to attend to the business r f Cup ping and Leeching at his Barber Shop, south side of Pennsylvania avenue, between 13th and 13^ sts Calls promptly attended to iu all parts of the city, aud at very reasonable charges. mar 31?lm* PIANOS FOR SALE ANDRENT. 'I'HL subscriber has always on han4 a assoit 1 meat ot German and American Pl-^ry^ ANOS, from the very best manufaeturerspf%*<p?? which he offers for sale at lower prices lhan can be purchased in the District of Columbia and < a the most accommodating terms. All Piano> purchased frca? me are warranted to give satistac tinn. Old Pianos la ken in exchange. B. REISS, Professor of Music, G, betw. Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets, eb 6?3m* FOR POOR AND LABORING MEN. Small buildln? lots or 10 m ? more, u various parts oi the Oily, wmd Georgetown, a ??# pn---w, and terms to suit. LLOYD M 00 B For ?s ! ?J,,1- UIBo ITOI R| >Uv-r*bl? at theOaasl, or Wh^rv* 1 W??. Ueorgetowa, or Aleiacdrla. li# I .... . LU&T9 A 00 lttb slreot, opp Treasury Dspei txaeut il 2*?lj N Treasury Department, March 5, 1855. OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to tb? holders of ?tock of the United States described In the fol lowing notice of 3d January rut, that for the pur peae of completing the purchase of the amount thereia named, this department will continue to purchase, upon the terms of said notice, to the ex tent of the residue of the sum proposed not yet ob tained?say .f1,158,585 05, If said stocks are offered and received here prior to the first day nf June nert: Trbashrt Department, January 3, 1*55. Notice is hereby riven to the holders of the fol lowing described stocks of the United Stated, that this department is prepared to purchase, at any time between the date hereof and the 1st day of March next, portions of those stocks, amounting in the ag gregate to $1,900,000, in tha manner and on the tetms hereinafter mentioned, to wit: In case of any contingent competition, within the amount stated, preference will be g ven in the order of time in which said stocks may be offered. The certificates, duly assigned to the United States by the parties who are to receive the ariOunt tnereof, must bo transmitted to this department; upon the receipt whereof, a price will be j aid compounded of the following particulars: 1. The par value, or amount specified in each cer tificate. 2. A premium on the stock of the loan authorized by the act of July, 1846, redeemable November 12, 1856. of2* per cent.; on the stock of the loan au thorized by the act of 1842, redeemable 31st Decem ber, 1862, of 10 per cent.; on the st??ck of the loans authorized by the acts of 18t7and 1848, a -d redeem able, the former on the, 31st December, 1867, and the iatter on the 20th June, 1868, of 16 per cent; and on the stock of the loan authorized by the act of 1850, nnd redeemable on the 31st of December, 1864, (commonly called the Texan indemnity,) 6 per cent. 3. Interest on the (tar of each certificate from the 1st of Januiry, 1855, to the date of receipt and set tlement at the Treasury, with the allowance (fur the money to reach the owner) of on* day's intereft in addition. Payment for said stocks will be made in drafts of the Treasurer of the United States, ou the assistant res^irer at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, as the parties may direct. But to certificate will be entitled to the benefit of" thie notice which shall not be actually received at the Treasury on or before the said 1st day <>f March next. JAMES GUTHRIE, marfi?dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. Dt?.AFN?f.SS ( UKKD.-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 Deafness, has been astonish ing, thousands of persons 1 aving been cured, whose cavs were considered hopeless. The calls for this medicine are from all parts of the country, it being, we believe, the only article before the public for the cupj of that distressing disease. Be particular and buy of Z- D. GILMAN, Wash ington, D. C., and S S. HANCE, Baltimore, Md.,as there is a counterfeit article in the market. feb 28? im ORNAMENTAL PAINTERS, 6. n. VAKSFLL ft J. W. M AN KINS, Loituiarw. avenue, between 6th ami 7tk streets, Next to Varnum's Buildings, HAVING associated themselves to carry on the House, Sign, and Ornamental PAINTING in all its branches, will be thankful to receive all or ders in their line of business, and will use every ex ertion to give sati>foct:on. JOBBING in Glazing and Paintin? promptly at tended to. Give us a trial. mar 27?tf C. WAUKINKR, WATCHMAKER, NEW WHEELS, PINIONS, AND EVERY KIND OF REPAIRS TO WATCHES, No. 330 Psnntylvanla Avenue, (Between Ninth and Tenth streets ) mar26?lm* WASHINGTON, D. C. A GREAT BARGAIN. WE have one of KnRbet Gaehle fli Co.'s Louis XIV. style beautiful rosewood 7 octave PI ANOS,wliich has been sli'htly-damaged and whicl\| we ar? now authorized to sell at a great bargain. Terms of iaymeut niade easy. JOHN F. ELLIS, Piano, Music and Stationery Store, mar 30 306 Pa avenue, near 10th st. DENTISTRY. RB. DONALDSON, Dentist, late ?.f lite firm ol . Hunt tL Donaldson, continues to manufacture anu insert those beautiful ? porcelain te- lb, with cr without gums, for specimens of which (made aitd d?v posited by the late firm) was awarded the first S rein turn at the Mechanics' Institute Fiiir, recently eld in this city These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs id so perfect as to deceive the most prac Used eye. Particular attention aLo paid to filling and pre serving the n iturai teeth. Charges moderate and all operations warranted. Office nouibwest corner Seventh and D rs.? en trance on D. mar 81?Cm TAKK NOTICE,. NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PW. BROWNING, Merchant Tailor, under . the United elate* Hotel, has ju*t received a large supply of Spring :-nd Summer Goods, and is now prepar d to offer great bargains lo all in want of good and fashionable clothing. His " Ready made Clothing " will be sold at the following low prices; Whole suits, Coat, Par.filoons, and Veal, of thin cloth or ca?imere, for $12. Fine Black Frock and Dress Coats, from $10 to $15. Good Business Coats for $7. Black and Pancy Pants, worn $3 to $7. Marseilles f nd Silk Ve*tt, from $2 to $5. He keeps always on hand a large assortment ol fancy articles, such as Shirts, Gloves, Cravats, Um brellas, lie. < Sole Agent for the tale of Scow's Fushions.' mar 19?tj. . PATENT ICE PITCHER. j HIS PITCHER Is similar in appearance, and equally convenient to those in common use, but is so constructed that when the cover is down every part ol its contents is doubly encased from the at mosphere, the effect of which is that one and a half | Cunds of ice placed id three pints of water will it nearly seveii hours, whereas, the same weight . f ice in a like quantity and temperature of water ia a common pitcher, only lasts about two hour? Being composed of metal, it is of course more du rable than the ordinary china pitcher. This, taken i?i co inexiou with the convenience and luxury of always having ice-waier on band, and the immense euvmg of ice, renders it decidedly the most eco nomical pilcber now in use. For sale at the manufacturer's retail prices by* C. W. BOTELER, ? p 5?eo6l Iron Hall. P tL Rg'o HN WITH OifiFlCCTiVIG vision are invited to examine my. extensive slock of all kinds of SPECTA-j CLES and EYE OL ASSES. Glasses* of any kind, such as Cataract, Parsbola, Perucopic, Double Concave, Double Convex, and Colored Glassea, put m at short notice, with great cars, and persons in want of glasses may be mire to get those which bouefit the eye. Circulars "Defective Vision," gratis at ^ H. 8 KM KEN'S, 330 Pa. avenue, betw. 9th aud 10th st?. inar 30 tabljTcutlery, ALBATA forks and SPOONS, fcc Ju8t received a largs assortment of superior Ta ble Cutlery of every variety. Also, every slvle ot the finest quality ALHA1 A FORKS, SPOONS, TEA SETS, CAKE BAS urre, CAHTORa, ^ BtQ > 33# Pa. ave., betw. 9th and 10th stj. mar 12?if ____________ "stop your coughing. JUST received, per Adams> fc Co.'s Ex^essone case of Maillard's New York Gold Medal gum DROPri, coiisiHiuiK ul Banailpj Vwillij Raspberry, Lemon, and Horehound flavors. Also, a complete assortment ot his celebrated Chocolates, of universal reputation and without rival in the United States. u,Nr,. For at Pj KINt* Sj 205 Vermont avenue, corner I street, mar 16?if _ HAIR WORK. ORNAMENTS of Hair, such as Bracelets, Ckut elains, Chains, Breastpins, Earrings, Fiager Rings, made to ordar, of any desired design. All ordars faithfully atiende 1 to. R^cta.en.11.., M ?. ?> No. 330 Pa. av., between ?th and 10th s?. ? Mar 30 TlERRY'S AND GILLOTT'S STEEL PENS j;Kind* and m?e?, b???;ht in peivoa from ifc .nd TAYL0R OOMB ONE? COME ALL!! GBAHD MIL1TABT AMU CIVIC BALL '> V/ ACV' or THE SCOTT GUARDS, AT CAKUSI'S SALOON, THURSDAY, Ap- II 13,1835, T"E ? rJZZT GUJAR(PS reFP?ctfoHv announce frlanJa Rnd ine public (entrilly that will give a ball on THURSDAY, April 12tb, 1856 at Carusi s Salt ion, for the purpose of aiding corps in purchasing their arms. 8 The entire success of ou r drat ball inapires uh with renewed confidence, and we pledge ourvelven to ?? every exertion in our power to make thin, our second effort, equal if not superior to the first. J icketH $i. ap 5,7,9,10.11 Ma? THE COMMITTEE. NOTICE OF REMOVAL. NE^ttnw* i?1"5 STO?E?ROTHVVELL A BROWN have removed their House Ft;rn ?h ing Store to the large and handsome buil.ting on 7th fjticet, next to Odd Fellows' Hall, where wo have tor sale a large and vaned assortment of elegant par .or, chamber and Cottage Furniture. Also, Carpetings, Oilcloth, Door Man Glass and China Ware, Clocks in variety Wooden Ware, Basket Ware, Velocipedes Children's Carnages, Rocking Horses Mattre?*e? of hair, cotton and shuck Office Tables, Desks, Chairs, Ac. Thev ^'ifi! Wan' and,Bal,lin* Apparatus ^ y<*T 7 con8tant,y fr,r "a'p a full assort n.I ^ , r?UBirVrn"hu'g Goo**> ud wi? no the most favorable terms. ap 6 eolm * OWKM 4 HON, military AND naval merchant TAILORS, W No. 312 Pennsylvania Avenue, OLLD respectfully call the attention of their . w f!leX'dB aKl1 ,l,#! l",bI c generally to their new stock ot Goods jun received from New York and 2?M?n ?consisting ot CLOTHS, c \8 M .VI EKES and VESTING!5, together with a full assortment of gentlemen N furnish n? ar ' * They would remark that the selection wu ? made principally by the junior partner of the firm. N. B.?They have n new style of Glows, s .me thing superior, called the "JOSEPHINE KID to winch thev invi'.e particular attention. ' ap 6?eo3w (IntAUnion) NOTICE TO THE LADIES. THE subscriber wou!# respectfully call the atren tion of the ladies of Washington and vicinity to her assortment of new Goods BE0^, on Seven'h st., consisting in^^^ Straw Bonnets, Flats, Boys' Hals, latest style Bonnets, Ribbons Rich and beautiful face and outside Flowers Newest style wire and buckram Bonnft Frames Lawns, Crapes and Silks for Bonnets > londe and oliier Laces Wreaths, Headdresses and Dress Trimmings Ladies' Kid, Silk and Lisle Thread Gloves Lawn, silk and cambric Handkerchiefs Collars, ITndersleevt-s and Chemlsett* And all good* usually to be found in a Millinery and Fancy Store. MRS. G. II. GATES, No. 368 Seventh st., opposite R. G. Hyatt's Dry G'tods Store, ap 6?eo3i ORGANS FOR SALE. A SUPERIOR toned CHAPEL ORGAN; and a fine Rosewood PARLOR ORGAN, both now on exhibition at the Metropolitan Mechanics' Fair, J They are from the menufaetory of HENRY EHBEN I of New York. F(>r terms, Ac., apply to Prof. FCHEEf., on 14<h strcetjnorth ofF. HENRY ERHEN. tPb 26 rn|f SOC;TH CAKOLlrtA AMD FLOKiJa FLOORING. 150,00? feet tJharleaton \ Flooring 50,000 ft. Jacksonville \ do "fj*"Perio.r Qwality, at Van Riswick's Planing Mill, and for sale in lots to ?uit pnrcha^er* by WATERS, ZIMMERMAN 4. CO. ap 6?eo3t Alexandria, Va. WILLAR D ' S HOTEL Old Point Comfort, V*. k| WIE Proprietors take preat pieavjrc in informing I their many friends and the public generally that this magnificent Summer Hotel ii now being fitted up in the ruoft modern and comfortable etyl?: tor the j coming season. The house w ill be opened on the j fir,t of Jtme, witli nothing left unprovided that mr*.y promote the co-i.fort and happiness of its guests. The proprietor* also take much pleasure in saying that they will be prepared and happy to accomino dale frun the fint of May any who may favor them with a call. Board per day ?2 00 By the week, per day 1 .V) By the month, per day 1 25 Baths free for the guests. ap 2?tf C. C. WILLARD A BROS. TO THE LA DIES. Qgvt* MISS 8 J. THOMPSON /&??-? SLggj- now prepared to show our largr||)BB WWTand weil selected stock d MillinerySjfPr ** which she has just opened, of the la test styles which we are selling 8t the lowest prices, and w?; cordially invite the ladies to call early and have the first selections. We would also respectfully call their attention to our large and hand bmdsome stock of Fancy Goods Porluinery. Gloves, Hosiary, Ac,, which we can sell at unusually low prices. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, No. 310 l'ennsylvania avenue, Firm door west of Walter Harper A Co.'s. mar 28 ? WASHINGTON AQUEDUCT. Office Washington Aqi edi ct, \ Wa'lungton, March 7, 18Tx5. / PROPOSALS are invited for graduation, stone and brick masonry, dams, tunnels, and other works of the Washington Aqueduct. ? Proposals received up to the 6th of May will be opnned a. noon of that day. Maps, profiles, and specifications of the work will be ready for examination on and after the^lOth day of April next. Proposals will be received for the work of particu lar culverts, bridges, Ac., as described in the plans and specifications. Portions only of some of tha works can be com pleted under the present appropriation, but all the contracts for unfinished work will be subject to fu ture appropriations by Congress The Engineer re- ( suves the right to prescribe the amount of work to be done and rate of progress under such contract for each appropriation, and, in case of the appro priation not holding out rfafficicntly, to decide when and what works shall be stepped until lunde become avadable. In catc of the entire stoppage of any particular work for want of funds, the reserved ten per cent. will be paid, if, in the judgment of the Engineer, the work hx* been properly executed bo far as it has gone. Payments will be made in specic checks upon the United States Treasury, upon the monthly estimate* of the Engineer, reserving 10 per cent.; and it will bo a condition ofall contracts that the workmen shall be paid their full wages monthly and in specie. All bids should be -ealed and endorsed "Propo sals for work on the Washington Aqueduct." The United Stater reserves the right to reject any or all the bids should they not be deemed advan- f tagcous, and to make such arrangement* as n ay be considered moet conducive to the nrogre-o ot the work. Every offer must be accompanied by a written guarantee, signed by ?ne or more responsible per sons, to the effect that he or they undertake that the bidder or bidden will, if his or their bid be accepted, enter into an obligation, within ten days, with good and sufficient sureties, tor the completion ofthe work undetaken; said guarantee to be accompanied by the certificate of the United States district judge, United States distiict attorney, navy agent, or some officer of the General Government or individual known to tnc Engineer or Department of War, that the guarantors are able to make go**! their guarantee. Form of G*armnt*t. To Capl. M. C Meigs, U. 8. Engineer : We, the undersigned, resident* of , in the State of , hereby, jointly aad severally, cove nant with the United States and gsaranty, in case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will, within ten dat* after the ^eeptance of said bid, execute a contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, to oerform the work or furnish the articloa pmpoeerf, in eoefermity to ilie terms of the advertisement under which it was made; and, in ea*e the said shonld fail to enter Into contract us aforesaid, we guaranty u> make gonl tb? difference between the offer by the iauj and the next lowest bidder. A. B. C D. ? I hereby cernty thai, to the best of my knowledge and belw;., the above named guarantors are good and sufficient. T fp, * " ^ Mi e. Mfiius, Captain ol Engineer* in Chame. mar 7?suiMayfAwtf 1 EVKNINGST a r . Th~ ni* B0"*Tr L4*D""W?~ following are the Forma, Ac ne g for llh? of tbe bounty l?i l?w?, which are appended to a circular rewntly published by the Commisjioner of Indian Affairs: FORJf OP A D1CLAAATIOV ?had ? Iwd w^^DorWh?JiM n*v#r ?>?for? therefor ?r made ? deration Tkeritort of (or State ) ) Agsncy fob (or County.) f "? himdred'and *2?-J* ? "gb,een fore me a Unit^S'fndKe^" (or justice of the peace, or other officer duly authonred to administer ?thfaj the cast, may be.) within and for X StateVfh rUory <or ?>unty and ^ate, as the case may be) aforesaid ??,<? years, a resident o( m the Territory (or State) of , who ? ththeTheTdeS * maVtnrr'1'' ?r ehlef' ? ^e"" ^ in'lho"' ?r "-If*"'13 the &) bv the SSnST Br,itlin' dec^"d Jime1812^,Si? ?" the lHth d?v ?f oiiae, lbU, (or other war embraced in the act under which application is mid* describing what warT that he c? pUceST ?r ",S. dIafl?;) ? a lute) of '.the Terri;o'y (?r of A n ? on ?r ?bo<" the d? and ' j ? ' l^e term of war for" the'. "7"/' strnc[ ?> said war lor the term of fourteen davs ior tl S required in the battle at , on the day of A. D i chamred at?'' Md """v. h<,nor!lbIy J is cnargea at , on the day of ^ ? (If the claimant was a nrin cipal officer, or was discharged by reason of disability incurred in the servLT or if m captivity with the enemy, or in anv other particular the case be not applica be set firth )"0' 'be $PeCific 'lcts should He makes this declaration for the nur ErVk obta,n5nS th? bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act approved March 3, 1855. lie also de clares that he has not received a warrant or bounty land under this or any X act of Congress, nor made any other an plication therefor. * p lSi?/?a/ure of the tlaimant.] theNt' tH r , members of svitliin rhp and residing *ithm the agency in the Territor? , r place and State, as the case may be) L f '? Up?C, ?*ths declare that f Agoing declaration was signed and icknowledgcd by , in k!' *nd'hat we kno^ the applicant ? ltnesSe' to signatures, if made bv mark and not writ ten.] ^ The foregoing declaration and affidavit being duly interpreted through an nterpreter, under oath to correctly in Qi'pret the same to the applicant and wit nesses, were sworn to and subscribed be ore me on the day and year above writ en, I certify that the affiants are credi ble persons, and that I am satisfied the KU,lbe !,crs<>,1 hc [Signature of Ih, V. .<?. 4ge/U ] r k Fi)KM ?F A DECI ARATIOK to be made by tbe widow of a deceased car son who haa not had u laud warrant. * rKRRJTOBY OF | SS. Agbncy fob On this day of , A. L). eigh teen hundred and , personally ap peared before me, a United States Indian igent (or other officer, as the case may be) within and for the agency and Tern ary (or as the case may be) aforesaid, , aged years, a resident of , in the Territory of , who, seing duly sworn according to law, de :lares that she is tbe widow of , leceased, who was a warrior "(captain, :hief, or otherwise) in the company (or ^and) commanded by , a chief (or is tha fact may be) in the war with Jreat Britain, declared by the United States on the 18th day ot June, 1812, (or )therwise, as the ease may be;) that her said husband enlisted (or volunteered or xras drafted) at a place called , in ihe Territory (or State) of , on or ibout the day of , A. D. , br the term of , and continued in ictual service in said war for the term of , and was honorably discharged at , on the dav of , A. I/. She further states that she was married jo the said , in (what place,) >n the day of , A. D. , iccording to the laws, usages, and cus ;oms of the tribe of Indians jo which she at that time belonged, and Jtiat her name was ; that her *aid husband died at , on the lay of , A. D. , and that she is aow a widow. [tSee note.] (If the precise day cannot be stated, then details * Notb?For form of declaration where the partj has had a wrrrani and desires ano ther : The details of the regular discharge may be omitted, and in lieu thereof the following firm f-hould be ohaerted, fit: " That he ha* heretofore made application for bounty land under the aet of September I860, (or other act, as the oaae may be.) and reoeived a iand warrant, which he haa since legally disposed of, and oanno t now retara.' t Notb.?For farm of declaration where a widow h: s had a warrant and desires another: Tbe same form as that aforesaid should be used, except that at the point in the declara tion where she states " she is now a widow," the following should be added, via: " She fur ther declares that she baa heretofore made ap pl.cation fcr brrmy land tmdor the #ot sp provci September 23, 18a0 (or cthrr act, aa the case may be.) and obtained a land war : runt which abe has legally disposed ot and it oaanot now be returned ' : THE WEEKLY 8TAR. n**wiKT tm A.9rk*vm. Of?" eoytoa (la wrapporw) cu b. M the covmar, taa<-4iau>iy after tfce Im of ttte paper. Prler?tbub cunt. PovTHirrcM who art as ?|cak will bo allowed * oowew^nrwnfrweety pnr c?>ni. suffioiant to full/ identify the parties and show the facts as to marriage, hoabafid's death, and present widowhood, should be embodied in the declaration, and evi dence of those who knew the facts should accompany the same.) She makes this declaration for thetnr pcse of obtaining the bountj land to which she maj be entitled under the act approved March 3, 1855. [Stgnofiiv* of claimant.} We, and f members of the tribe of Indians, and residing within the agency in the Territory (or place and State, as the ease may be) of , upon our oaths, declare that tho foregoing declaration was signed and acknowledged by in our presence, and that we know the applicant to be the identical perron she represents herself to be. [Sigitalures of veilntsses.] {Mltneu to signatures mad* by a mark. ) ri he foregoing declaration and affidavit after being duly interpreted and explain ed through an interpreter, under oath correctly to interpret the same to the applicant and witnesses, were sworn to an<i subscribed before me on the dafr and yf&r above written; I certify that the i>11i*nu are credible persons, and that I am satisfied the applicant is the person she represents herself to be. [Si-no/ure of the T7. $. Indian Agent ] FOBM OF AFFIDAVIT To be ihr4o as proof of tbo marriage of wid t wed applicant, decease of her boibtod, a ad present widowhood TERRITORY of , ) AliSNCT FOR , f On this day of , A. D. personally appeared before me, a United States Indian agent (or other officer, as the case may be) withia and f>r the agen c and Territory (or as the case may be) aforesaid . aged years, and , aged years, residents of said agency, (as the case may be,) who, being duly sworn according to law, de pose and say that they are well ac quainted with , who is an appli cant for bounty lands under the provi sions of the act of March 3, 1855, (or other act, as the ease may be,) that she was married to on or about the dsy of , A. D. at a place called ? according to the custom of ti.e tribe ot Indians to which she belonged, and that they know the fact of such marriage by reason of being pres ent thereat, (or, if absent, then it ahould bi slated particularly how knowh,) that her said husband died at , on or about the day of , A. D. , and fiat they know the fact of his death by reason of having been present with him him when he died, (or at his burial, or such other particulars as will fully iden tify the fact of the dccease of said hus band,) and that the said applicant is now a widow. (It married after the decease of the husband, on account of whose B-^rviccs she applies for bounty land, then the facts must be stated; also the far ther facts in detail, showing when such other husband died and how known. In applications for minors, the form of proof may be similar to that for widows, but extended to the dccease of the mo thcr, and stating the authority and char acter of guardianship ; and among tribes where there is a probate court, or other similar jurisdiction, a duly authenticated x>py of the records of such court should as attached to the application ) [Signatures of te tnetses.] The foregoing affidavit being made by and , respectively, after be ng duly ? interpreted and explained ihrough an interpreter under oath oor ?ectly to interpret the same, was sworn to and subscribed before me on the day ind year above written; I certify that ?aid affiants are persons of good moral character, whose statements under oath ire worthy of credence. [Signature of U. S. Indian Agent.] The preceding forms should be ob served in applications for minors, and in which cases the declarations must be made by guardians, duly appointed and tuthorized according to the laws, usages, md customs of the tribe to which such in nor belongs ; and it shall be the duty >f agents, whenever such application is liade, to carefully examine the authority >f guardianship, and permit no one to -cpresent a minor as such guardian tin es* he is well satisfied that said guar lian is duly and properly authorized so jo act. Japan.?A correspondent of the San Francisce Herald, writing from Shan jrhai on the 24th ot December, gives an interesting account of a visit which be tiad recently made to Nangasaki, Japan. The Japanese and Dutch officers?the latter attached to the factory at Decima? received him with much attention. In N'angasaki, both the nobles and mer chants live in great splendor, the pnblic buildings are very fine, and a great trad ing bustle prevailed. The education of native children is made compulsory by the State, and the town had a number of public schools. Immense shipments of copper were being made. A young no ble presented the writer with four hun Ired pounds of copper in return for a ;opy of McCulloch's dictionary. Amer ican whale ships abound in the seas, and ?wept all around the islands. Another Nkw Not* ox Hihist ? The indefatigable Dr. Digg *g*in enlightened the literary world upon the right meaning of another passage in liamlet. The prince's inquiry of Hora tio, -Hold you t^ watA to-night?" leads the sapient doctor to the belief that the ghost came forth from the sepulchre fr* the purpose of doing a pe&slrian match against time. ?s opinion is Hmebed by another remark ef Hamlet' s ? Penhance twltl walk again [Hoston Pott.

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