Newspaper of Evening Star, April 17, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 17, 1855 Page 2
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EVENING STAR. WASUiNGTOM PITY: TUESDAY AFTER1IOO* April 17 XT Atvertisiuontb should be handed In by 12 o'clock, M., otherwise they may not appear until the next day. Job Printihg.?The public are in formed that we are now prepared to exe cute job printing in all its varieties, from cards, ball tickets, Ac., to (show bill) posters and book work, as well m& ss low as at any other office in Washington, and with equal dispatch. Give us a call. Tns Star in Baltimore.?Mr. John L. Cos nollt is the agent for the Star in Baltimore, and will serve any one wish ing it every afternoon. Persons sub scribing will bear in mind that he alone can ooliect the subscription money. AGENTS FOB THE bTAB. The following persons are authorized to contract for the publication of adver tisements in the Star: Philadelphia?V. B. Palmxb, N. W. corner of Third and Chestnut streets. New York?S. M. Psttlnqlll k Co., Nassau street. Boston ?V. B. Palmer, Scollay's Building. 'FlilT OF THi KG&li IN0 PESSS The Union &uerta that Hon. John M. Pat ten, of Virginia, the candidate of the Know Nothinga for Attorney General of his State ia ashamed of the company (political) he keeps, and quotes the Philadelphia North Amtnean to prove the reckless extravaganoe and unfit ness of the Know Nothing Philadelphia City Councils. The Union also speaks very eeoour agingly of the prospects of Wise in Virginia, and quotes from the Evoning Post of New York an article explaining a secret organise tion of foreigners said to exist in this country; in the course of which it is said: *' Gat nil their plans, as we have befo-e stated, contemplate a aspiration of feeling and of interest between our native and foreign born population, and in furtherance of this object they have recently procured the intro duction of a ??ill into the United Satea Senate which in designed to limit the privileges of citisenthip to persons who have resided in the country far a period of at least twenty-one years This insidious proposition is advocated upon grounda of pretended patriotism, but no one who reflect) upon i:s operations for a sin gle in >n eat can fail to see the darker pirpose which lies behiod it. to bind the foreigners together by the ties of a common injustice and a common pivation, and at the same time to dimmish, il not to deatroy, all interest in the prosperity of their adopted country. They reaaon oorrectly, that if the half million of emigrsnta from the old country who annually seek a home in the United States were re quired to wait twenty-one years before they were allowed any ii.fluence in making the laws to which they were required to submit, or in expending the revenues toward which tbey were required to contribute, in a few years their numbers Wuuld become ao great aa to create a mighty nation in our midat, dii gu ted by our intolerance, unfriendly to our institutions, indispoaed to mingle with our people, ana ready to uni:e with our enemiea, whether internal or external, at a momenta notice.'* Thid story strikes us as a mere electioneer ing trick. The Intelligmeer reviews the signs in the European political horison in search of evi dence that peace is at hand. Here and there the edi or aeema to catch a glimpse of the ob ject of hia desire, while other signa bode long continued war. On the whole he comes to the conclusion, that the death 6f Nicholas is rather favorable to peae? than war 80 they go The Intttlrgmeer in another eolumn aays: A fiw d ?yj ago we noticed the departure of a Commission of Army Offioers, under in strue ions from the War Department, to visit the seat of military operation, in the Crimea. This practical forecast on the part of our au thoritiee bu our hearty approval; for we fully appreciate the importat.ee of a carerul study ct the art of defei.ee to a people who would remain free While the polioj^of our country is zealously to maintain its military establish ments on a modest footing, no measures should be begiected for (reserving them in the high est s ate ol effijiency ; and, as the art of war must be recognised a progreeri** science, per fe tion can only be attained in it by a careful observation ef the practice ef the art by the great military Powers by whom it is so sedul ously cultivated ; and it is only by investiga te and comparison of results on the field of its largest developmenta that our own advance ment can be determined " Tea Qoybbhmest a Mudals.?The reader will find 011 our first page a synoptieel descrip tion cf all the medala eo far struck for the United States Government. It is a table oi great intereet and value, indeed We publish it on the outside owing to the want of spaoe in the news oolumns of the inside. New Oblxaxs Racks?In the great four mile race which came off on the 16th instant, Lexington beat Leeompte in one heat; time, 7.22*. Leeompte barely escaped being dis tanced. Leeompte was then withdrawn. PKB??NaL. .... Governor Joeepb Johnson, of Virginia acd Mrs Ling, widow of the late Dr. Linn, of Miseoeii, are at Browns' Ho>el .... Rev. C H McLaughlin, of the Western Virginia Conference, M. E Charoh, died of pneumonia on the id inst. ....Dr. Brownson,the distinguished Catho lie publicist, was announoed in the New Or leans paters to deliver a lecture en the sub ject of The Mission of the United States," on Thursday last, while Rev. W. H Milburn, Chaplain to the late U. S House of Represen ted ee. wes to deliver one the night before, in the same oity, taking tor his theme " Young America ' ....Professor Charles C. Jewett has been elected Profeaeor of Philoeophy in Columbia College. Diatrict of Columbia. .... Hon. V> m. B. Clarke, formerly a Sena tor from Washington county, Maryland, in the Legislature of that State, died in Baltimore on Saturday. He was the Whig candidate for Governor again*t Mr Lowe .... Professor Gauss, a savant much re spected in Germany, died a lew days ago in Gottingen Since 1818 he never, for a single night, alept from under the roof of the obaer vatory of Gottingen. When found, he was seated in bis arm chair, both hands reeling on hia knees, his feet stretched out, and his head, with its flowing locks of silvery hair, sunk on his breast .... Capt. Pope, aeoording to the Indianola (TeJlfl) Bul etin was to leave that place on the 3d instant, for the further exploration of the Missi^eippi and Pacific railroad, and the examination of the practicability of obUiaiig water on the plains. The enti.e party will consist of some two hundred persona, who will be abeent from home for one year at least, probably longer. WtfmnSTM MRWS AM 60-SfP. Helping our neighbor out of Us Quandary It hu diatroMod as exoeedingl y to witness the agony of tho Intelligencer for the last three or four days, causing it to moan and worry aa though it already smells blood, if we may be permitted to use an apt, if vulgar comparison. Colonel Beaton too, has oome to the editors' rescue, writing them a long fee-fo-fum letter, wherein he tells them that he "told 'em so" long since?last winter in Congress?in de daring that the lour new regiments were ob tained from the National Legislature to be used against Cuba, not to make a war on the Northwestern Indiana; which purpose, in defi ance of the so reoent record, he oharges that the War Department alleged when it recom mended the authorisation of the additional troops. The venerable and gentle Colonel " goes on " in this letter like one possessed, modestly, making bat twenty-six allusions to himself in its first three paragraphs?ten in the first, eleven in the seoond, and fire in the third! He rears and pitches oyer his notion that the administration are bent on war for Caba, like a staid ox on nearing a butcher's yard. The smell of blood afar off evidently offends his olfactories. We welcome the gal lant Colonel back in print, and wonder that the great I-am has mansged to keep himself out of the newspapers for perhaps a fortnight or three weeks; in all which time, until the appearance of his epistle in question, we had seen published nothing new signed with his name. But, in the face of palpable trnth, his as severation of that which is antrae, only helps to render more difficult the peculiar situation of our esteemed neighbors of the Intelligencer, who, in this matter, play the part of the dis consolate widow. They are lugubriously call ing on all to comfort them, yet reject every thing that does not serve to make their mo mentary anguish more keen. They hunt their exchanges systematically to find proof that the Administration are bent on doing that, which] if done, they intimate, will fill them with in expressible grief. In plain English, they are barking up the wrong tree in following the gentle Colonel's nose. W e have taken occasion to ascertain to oar satisfaction that nobody ifl the Government dreams of making war to obtain Cuba. The idea has never entered the head of the Presi dent or that of either of his constitutional ad vieers? never. Their purpcse is very clearly to preserve peace. They have oommon sense enough to know that if Conoha is permitted to multiply causee of ill-will to Spain on the part of our people (because to obeok him in his insane career wjll frighten good people in the United States somewhat) the upshot will be that we will soon have war in earne?t. So they have sent Commodore MeCauley down civilly t? notify him that his present course with reference to Americans and American vessels if persevered in must insure war, and to urge on him that if he values peace *ith the United States, he must oeve such prac tices as must be resisted by foroe of arms by this Government, at all hasards And further to assure him, that he may dismiss all fears of I the successful departure of filibustering ex I peditien: so long as Fianklin Pierce remains I in the Presidency. V. e take it for granted, I further, that Commodore MeCauley has orders I after having delivered the message, the sub I stance of which we mention above, to permit I no more firing of shot over and around Amer I ican vessels pursuing lawful commerce on the I high seas?in the Gulf. We beg our neighbor not to interpret us as I speaking officially in this oase, insomuch as I tLis information (in the truth of which we | have entire confidence) comes to us from no I official souroe, having been gathered little by I little in the last three or four days. I Hot yat Appoint^ _Mr. Julius E. Meire I had net oeen appointed (as announced in the I Union) a seoond lieutenant in the marine I corps up to 1 p m to-day. If there is no I '? slip twixt the cup and the lip," we presume I he will be se appointed. I The Enlistment of Boys in the Navy.?Tho Secretary of the Navy has joist Completed his I regulations and instructions for the enlistment I of boys, in large numbers, into tho service I under the old law of March 2, 1837. Their | substance is as follows : The parents' or guar I dian's conscnt to be requisite and oertified. No I boy taken under fourteen or over eighteen ? I to serve until he ia twenty one A surgeon s I certificate of physical fitness required, and no I oonvict taken. On enlistment the boys 'ire to be I sent to the most convenient receiving ship and I there clothed and instructed in seamen's du I ties; they are net to be permitted to attend 1 as servants or waiters on officers, Aa Strict I speci:\ instructions are given as to thejr pro. | fessional and elementary English education, I for which purpose they are to be formed into I classes udfor the charge of competent officers. I warrant and petty, who are to render a weekly I report of the eonduct of each boy. At the I end of regular oruises, the conduct of the boys I also to be reported on, with such suggestions I concerning them as the oiiief offioer over them I judges proper. Such apprentices to be fur I nished to sea going vessels after instruction, I not to comprise more than one-twelfth of the I ship's complement of men before the mast. I On enlistment they are to be rated as seoond I or third claaa, as may seem just, and to be I rated higher as they deserve to be. The pay I of third elass to be $8 per month; of seoond class, $9; of the first $10; one fourth of the I boys' pay to be retained until the expiration I or his apprenticeship; the rest, (as may be I required,) to be expended for his clothing and I necessaries The boy is not permitted to draw I spirit rations, but will be credited with its I value. He is to be encouraged to send to his parents or friends as much as possible of I his pay, exclusive of the retained one-fourth I No parties of two or more boys to be allowed I "liberty" in foreign port, and when a boy is I allowed to go ashore out of the United States, it mast be in company with a petty offioer, or I steady and reliable seaman. At the termina tion of a regular cruise, the commanding of ficer to report the nsmes of the boys having leave of absenoe, and the state of their ac counts. Department not to grant more than six weeks leave to the most deserving. At the expiration of term of apprenticeship, to be paid their reserved pay, and, if approved, to receive a parohment certificate, and to have preferAce for promotion over all others, if re naining in the servioe. " New York and the Hew Regiments ?In telligent politicians are much pussled by tho appointment of ? son of the late Lieuten &ot Governor Pitcher, to an offioa in tta n#w regiments authorised by the laat Congress. Lieut. Gov. Pitcher was was an Anti-Masonio Whig; and we understand the son inherits the politics of his father. Yet he reoeived the only commission awarded to this State, to the exclusion of many Democratic candidates who were warmly recommended to the Presi dent's consideration Mr. Pitcher, so far as WlP?"*"?*0* no qualification ? m n' i ** least an equal dtcnt I h.1-. competitors. It mijbi t ?hould be preferred to all others, but ? why he should, if a question that Un D"'l We extraot the above for the purpose of en lightening the 44 intelligent politicians" who hare been " pussled" by the Rocheeter editor. Lieut Got. Pitoher waa not an Anti Masonic ^big, but a mason and a Democrat. We, too, understand that the son inherits the poli tics of hi* fkther, as he was recommended for the commission he has obtained bj some of the leading Democrats of New York. Major Pitcher was not, however, appointed for his political opinions. He way originally an offi cer of the Navy, resigned in time of peace, to settle his deceased father's estate, sought ser vice again when, the Mexican war commenced, and was commissioned by Mr Polk on the recommendation of numerous prominent Dem ocrats. He was at the seat of war during the whole term of his service, was engaged on both lines, and faithfully performed all the duties that devolved upon him. As the Ro chester paper does net claim that Major Pitch er's qualifications are excelled by those of any of his Democratic competitors, but admits that it may be right that he should be pre terred to them, and only asks "why he should," we hope the above will prove a satisfactory reply to the question. The Agricultural and Pastoral Indiana cl New Mexico.?Some months ago we took oc casion to urge the propriety of dealing with the civilised Indians of New Mexico as if they were whites?that is, on the part of the Gov. ernment. This is a subject that should not be overlooked. I he pueblos or oivilised towrs of Indians of that Territory are as follows : County of Taos?Taos and Picoris, 283. County of Rio Arriba?San Juan and Santa Clira, 500 County of Santa Fe-San Udefonso, Namba, Pcj- c que, and Tesuque, 590 Ci unty of Santa Ana?Coehite, Santa Do mingo. San Felipe, Santa Ana, Zia, and Jer nei, 1.918. County of Bernalillo?Sandia and Gleta, 883 County of Valeuoia?Seguna, Acona, and Zuroia, 1,800. Opposite ?1 Paso?Soeoro and Islettas, 600 ?Making a total of 8,534 pueblos in the Territory orer five years of age The Commissioner of Pensions has the Franking Privilege.?Hearing that some Postmasters refuse to forward unpaid letters addressed to the Commissioner of Pensions, we have to say that that officer enjoys the frank ing privilege, so far as letters on the business of his office are concerned. It is the duty of Postmasters to forward any such letters with out exaoting prepayment of the postage there on. The Ban Jacinto.?The Navy Department have late advices from the U S. war steamer ^an Jacinto, met recently atlsa, wherein it is stated that her repaired machinery works ad mirably, enabling her to make better time than ever before. The Current Operations of the Treasury D&pamreot.?On yesterday, the 16th April tberj were of Treasury Warrants entered on the books of the Department? For paying Treasury debts $1,426 23 Kor the Customs 10,546 50 For covering into the Treasury from miscellaneous sources.... 182 25 For covering into the Treasury from customs 118,805 35 For oovering into the Treasury ?fro? Lands 177,996 37 For the War Department 33,164 ?" For repaying in the War Depart- - ment For the Navy P- .????.. 567 79 For th* T --pertinent 52 819 03 -*ote?ior Department 26,497 68 for repaying for the Interior De partment 2,797 50 A Crabbed Old Fellow oh the Rising Omiration.?An old gentleman, a citisen of Washington, with little of the milk of human kinduess in his composition, writ** us the fol lowing as a portion of his oxperienoe on a late trip to the North, vie: ' A peculiarly genteel species of loafing and mstf'thts bfC0"in* common in some Th. t ? !? , gl? c?nntTJ,' merits notice. The residents of a city or village attend CVerv morning, or about luneh hour at the reading sfon nf th* \ A? * papers to the exclu sion of the guests of the house. It is al*o b? coming fashionable for young squabs also res* m J? <>*?*? i-te the pariers cf h^o talk to each other about themselves to the an noyance of the guests of the house. Resident cnuenrshould subscribe for the local papers they Wish to read, and not elbow visiting ?,??ger5 T tb? fl,M pai(1 for by hot?? pro pnetors for the use of guests. We are pleased n* at'?! K ' ,PrWviM 0f re?den?s drink ing at the bar at lunch time is nearly out of fashion. Eating is the chief indulgence and economy as welf as temperance ispfomotid by prsetice, as lunoh by itself costs nothing." Odd-Fellows College ?The Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows, of Virginia, has adopted the Martha Washington Female College at Abing. don, and will take measures to insure its com pletion. It is contemplated to make such ar rangements as will insure to the indigent daughters of every deceased Odd-Fellow the benefit of a good eduoation. I^By a law reoently passed in Miokigan a married woman may reoeire, buy, sell, devise, mortgage, Ac , her real and pereonal property without the consent of her husband; and also, sue and be sued without joining the husband in the suit in either oase. Picayune, April 11th, says:?We have been favored with a oommu nication from the State Comptroller of Texas. * thii oitT? from whi?h we learn that he has reoeived information of sev eral counterfeit Certificates of the first elass in Ni. vliir* R?p1bliw3 be,Df in circulation . Zt I1 k believed that similar counterfeits are in circulation in this city and in other pleoes Persons should therefore be oautious in dealing in suah securities. The Scspmsioh Bridge.?We learn that six thousand four hundred and fifty-one pas sengers oroseed the Great Suspension Bridge, at Niagara Falls, the last feur days preceding Saturday last. This is an evidence, and a strong one, of the oonfidenoe the public have in that route for the West, and of its fan in creasing popularity.?Bvff. Cour. Friday. A Costly Building.?The new city hall, talked of in New York will only cost $2,500, 000, if built, as proposed, of marble from Lee, Msss. _ % HTThe number of deaths in New York, last week was four hundred and twenty.nine, showing an inorease of thirty-eight on the mortality of the week previous. pyDog poisoning is practiced to suoh an exient in Newark, N. J., that one hundred and fifty animals have been poisoned In a month ty* The Governor of Pennsylvania has signed the anti-license law recently passed by the Legislature. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE. OaoMnowir, April 1#, 1865 Wo hear quite a multitude of complaints among oar oitisons against the largely in creased raluation which has bean assessed upon some of the real and personal property in our oity by the late assessors. In many in stances, wo presume, these oomplaints are groundless, while in others, wo have reason for believing, the partite have good right to complain Wo supposeJ however, that Fn the end it will bo about as broad as it is loos. ! The higher assessment valuo, the lower the rate of taxation, if the affairs of the Corpora, j tion are judiciously and economically man aged Wo wculd remind all wbo may feel themselves aggrieved that a court of appeals diffi Th'S d* Two Sabbaths in suooossion a party of out laws residing near the foot of Jefferson street, not having the fear of God before thom, and against the peace and quiet of the city and all law human and divine, and to the great annoyance of the good good eitisens living in the neighborhood, have disgracod their spe cies by engaging in a number of fights of the ball dog oharaoter. Where were the police ? ! forgot there Are but two, And its ixnpoesi* ble for them to guard every part of the town at the same time. A dog, suppesod-to bo mad. was killed, on Saturday last, near the wood-yard of Thomas f)rm# Wo are sshamed to oonfess that, al | though one of tho police was notified by Mr. Orme early Saturday afternoon to remove the animal, it was still lying this morning whore killed?on the footway of a public street, and near tho door of Mr. 0 *s office. In tho name of humanity, wo protest against it being thrown into the creek or canal basin, where most that were killed last summer wore de posited. Wo are pleased to learn that tho subject of public schools is beginning to attraet some at tention among members of our City Councils and that an effort will soon bo made to give us a system something similar to that now in [ operation in your city. Smctatob. Baltimore Annual Conference of the A. If. ?? Zion Church in America This body met in the 1st Colored Wesley Zion Churoh, (Island,) Washington City, D. C., I April 14, 1855. at 4 o'clock, p. m , and was

organised by Rev. Wm. H. Bishop, General Superintendent, who made some very fooling and appropriate remarks touching* the good ness of God to the members and delegates to the Conference, by whose mercies they had been graciously spared and brought together in another annual session. Tho exercises were commenced by tho ohairman with tho hymn " And are we yet alive," Ac., and prayer by the same. Subsequent to which, it was movod by brother J. Trusty, and seconded by brother J. J Clinton, that brother J D. Brooks act as Secretary pro tern. The members of, and del egates to the Conference are as follows: Rev. Wm. H. Bishop, Superintendent; Rots. David Stevens, Jacob Trusty, J. J. Clinton. Basill MackalK Wm. Young, W. C. Marshall, J P. Hamos, J D Brooks, ? T Jones, 8. T. ? Laws. 8. Golden, fl. A. Thompson, J AJ^JP6011' P B Pullman, Robert Squir rel, N. H. Turpin, J. A. Jones, J. A. Reese, Leonard Collins, and Charles Wright. Brother J. J. Clinton was appointed by the Superintendent to preach the opening sermon on Sabbath morning, at 11 o'olook. It was subsequently moved by Bro. J. A. Reese, sec onded by Bro J Trusty, that the Conference adjourn to meet on Monday morning at 9 o'clock; which motion prevailed. The bene | diction was pronouncea by the chairman. Mo5t>AT, April 10. The Conference met according to adjourn ment. The meeting was opened by the Super intendent with reading a portion of Scripture singing and prayer by Bro. Prinoe G Law. bubsequent to which the minutes of Saturday were read, corrected, and, on motion of Bro J. P. Thompson, seconded by Bro J. A. Heese, they were adopted On motion of Bro 5 A-Thompson, soconed by Bro. J Trusty. Bro S T Jones was appointed Secretary of the conference. On motion of Bro. J Trusty seconded by J. D. Brooks, Bro. D. Stephens was appointed Assistant Secretary of ~ ference. The following co*T,*~" ?? con* pointed by the * ?nctoos were ap Cor?*~" ?u?irman. Committee on Business?N. H. Turpin ghairman.) H. A. Thompson, J. A. Reese, P. E Laws, and 8. T. Scott. mfnT??8?11 0rde??J .J Clinton, (chair, man,) S. T. Jones, and J. P. Thompson. Committee on Finance?J. Trusty, (chair msn,) D. Stevens, and J. D. Brooks Reporter?J J. Clinton. b/iTiE? bj A> '^IomP*on> seconded . Thompson, that all resolutions for the th? Conf?rence shall bo pre sented in writing ; agreed to. On motion of J. J. O'-' . D RrnnW- ?* ? v..uion. SOConded by J. ?? tn# taTes of th? Philadelphia An nual Conference of 1852 were adopted for the government of this Conference with several amendments. Th* examination of the moral characters of the members of the Conforenoo was tittered into, and all wore passed. After which a document from the Quarterly Conference of the First Station, Island, Wash ington, D. C , was received. nfaod?jl?k * meet 10 m?rr0W m0rnin* al ntWi? Dignified members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives amuse themselves during the session by knock ing off each others hats, and tickling each oth era ears with small rolls of papor. It is expect lEg m.'Sh10" Wl" *l?" With * *rMl ? -_?frANKLI\ PIRE company.?the members ol ilie Franklin Fire Comrany anh*irUF tn attend a ?pecial meeiine to be held A^iflSih 0Uat WEDNESDAY EVENING, Danvl".hn^He<h!ntil1 that ewry ir('mb?f the com pany should be present, as business of the rrtaiMi importance is to be transacted. Potest By order of the President: an 17-at ?* r cb088"eld, Secretary. 'A y the PHILODEMIC SOCIETY OF I ?Georgetown College?Notice is hsrehv given that there will be a meeting of the Philodemic n?C?^,OWn Co,Ie*e on THURSDAV, the P m'' at w,lich the Ron resident mem be? are respectfully requested to be present. HARVEY BAWTREE, R C COMRS, ' an Ifi -h. 8COIT B SMITH, ap l8-3i? Commtttee of Correspondence. A?*?*. PRESIDENT'S MOUNT ~ *nd every member of the Corps are hereby notified to attend a DAY EVENfvJ^.hl1'.^^ th* Con)P?ny TUES ?p M-* '? McC?TODmo, Secretary. r^^TRAjVGERS, CITIZENS, AND PAR i ticularly young men are invited to visit the New Rooms of the Young Men's Christian A? ^'"'0". corner of>e?Mrt^5li K,r,urkT.rich ???? ri^cala, both speular and religious. Sfffii"m*8'l rom?EB' p??'*??? PERj:JON8 INTERE8T _ ed in the Annual Assessment of taxable yK,n ihe. ci,y of VVashineton for the SI? B55 are hereby inloraed that the Board of Antials wiIKlie in session in the AMesso'*'; .t t SW' ISdH?SPNESDAY' "?? 9 ? m ji.y i Air^ ?falnst the Conference ?ittin?* m tiltedt??C^mind i iESSPtffi't's ' filaee u, ?ne ,n ^ Publication, that takes ap 17-lt RICHARD BROOKS. ' H 300 bid* nf prime N. T. HATS for sale by HARPER A BnUSH. King street Dock, Alexandria, Vs. ap 17?3t* ? ODD FBLLOfVS' HALL, {Nmvj Yard) fobTone night ONLY! OPERA TROUPE Will (ire a Grand Soiree on WBDIKSDAT EVEMIWi Ap'llll. Admission 85 cents. . ? Doors open M before 7?commencing % be'ere o [o'clock^ JNO. T. FORD, Agent. A GRAND SOIREE CARUSI'S SALOON, SATURDAY EVENING. WHEN tbe drawing and di?fhbution of the spies did Laces valued at $1,500, now on exhibition at Madime Delarue*s, Pennsylvania avenue, will take ilace. Price of Gift Ticket $1; a fewr store of which are to he bad at Madame Delarue. ap 17?It* (IntH) MDE BE8CHE WOULD RESPECTFULLY ? inform the ladies and gentlemen of the city of Wa?hingion, that he Intends opening bis room for the purpose of teaching the French Language, commencing with the first rudiments of the Prrnch Grammar, as soon as he can secure a sufficient number ef subscribers to justify him in the business. Any peoon wishing to avail then!selvesot this op Eirtunity can do so by railing on Messrs. Hilbus A ita, and also learn the terms. ap 17?It* BARGAINS FOR CASH.?Toys in great] variety and very cheap. Combs of every de I scription, Porte Monnaies Buck Purses, China Or naments, Perfume Stand*, Barry's Tricopherous, Lyon's Katbairon, Ac , for sale at extremely low prices at LAMMOND'8, 7th st, jp 17-31 NOTICE.?0. k A. RAILROAD. The splendid Steamer GEORGE I {PAGE will leave her slip, foot [ of Seventh street, daily, at 6 o'clock a. m, lot Gor donsville, Charlotte* ville and Staunton. Breakfast on board the boat This boat, by travelers, w c alien the Floating Pal ace. E. A. RYTHER, Captain ap 17: 2w* | GRAND OPENING OF MANTILLAS MAXWELL A BKO. are now opening (in the room over their store) the largest, cheapest, I and most complete a?*ortment o? newest designs in 1 Spring and Summer Mantillas, comprising all the novelties of the season, vix : The Cremona Dew Drop Leonora Moire Antiqe, talmas De Staei Moire Antique Scarfs Applique Hcloise Lily Lavinia N. B.?As this is a new branch of our business we i are determined to off^r Mantillas at leas price* than any other house in Washington. 1 MAXWELL A BRO , Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th sts. ap 17?eo3t NEW MILLINERY. MRS. H ASK IN begsl?-a7e to inform the ladies of Washington and its vicinity, that she J will open on Wednesday, the 18tb instant.1 at her residence, No. 5 8T, corner of 12thl ?nd C streets, (Island,) a variety ol MILLI NERY, consisting oi the latest style of Bonnets, Ribbons. Flowers, Ac. Also, a variety of other Fancy Articles. Lining and trimming Bonnets, 85 cents. P. 8. Orders filled at the shortest notice, r p 17 3t? BLACK TEA.?I HAVE just received another Lot of that superior, unrivalled black TEA, at 60 cents per pound (Special attention of housekeep ers and all who wi?h to indulge in a delicious cup of Tea is respect tally called to this article, to be had only of Z. .?!. P. KING, 905 corner Vennent ave. and I street. ap 17-Ttf ? BROWN'S AMERICAN POULTRY YARD, 1 vol, New York Dickson and Mowbray on Poultry, 1 vol, London Guide to Service, the Poultry Maid, 1 vol, London The Pig, by Youatt, 1 vol, Phila. Pigs and their Treatment, by Richardson, 1 vol. Dubiin Randall's Sheep Husbandry, 1 vol, New York Mor. ell's American Shepherd, 1 vol do Blacklock oil Sheep, 1 vol, Glasgow ap 17 FRAN"* vS TAYLOR. Unite** ? - etaUi Patent Office, 1 Washington, April IS, 1?66. ) ON the petition of Oaoaoa Pag*, of Washington D C., praying for the extension cf a patent granted to him on the 16th day of July, 184L for an improvement In "portable sircular saw Bills," for seven yean from the expiration of said patent, which tales place on the 16th day of July, eighteen hundred snd fltty-flve: It is ordered that the said petition be heard at tbe Patent Offloe on Monday, the 2d day rf July. 1855, at 12 o'clock m; and all persons are notified to appear and show oause, if any they have, why saM petition ought not to be granted. Persons oppohlne the eytenetoh are required U file in the Patent Offloe their objections. ?w?eially set forth in writing, at least twenty days he fore the day of hearing; all testimony filed by either party to he used at the paid bearing must be taken and trans in accordance with tbe rul?e cf the office, which will he furnished on application. The testimony in the case will be closed on the 22d day of Ju*-e; depositions and other papers re lie-l on as testimony must be filed in the office on or before the morning of that ?'ay; the arguments, it any, within, ten days .thereafter. Ordered also, that this notice be published in th? Union, Intelligencer, and Evening Star, Washing ton, D. C.; Argu?, Baltimore, Bid; Evening Argu->, Philadelphia, Pa- Scientific American, New York once a waek for three successive weeks previous to the 21 day ol July next, the day of hearing. 8. T BHCOBKT, Acting Commissioner of Patenta. P. 8.?Editors of the above papers will please cop; and send their bills to the Patent Office, with a pa per containing this notioe. apr 17?T8w LOST.?ON FOURTEENTH STREET, a Gold Ring, writh a white t-inple stone set in it The Carson who will return it to Mr. HARBAUGH, at is Drug Store, corner of Seventh and G sts., shall receive $10 reward ap 18 - It* DOG LOST?910 REWARD WILL bepai* for the recovery ?(' a Pointer Dog, months old, liver color, while spot on the^^fenf breast, answers to tbe name of Dick J] ^ Lost on Friday evening last, in 4^ street,"*"* between Pennsylvania and Missouri avenues. The owner's name is on the collar. Apply at Mrs Spriggs, Miatouri avenue, between 3d and 4)4 ?t? ap IS?3t ESTRAY*?Came lo the subscriber,on the l&h instant, a small bufftlo red and white i n< ktlT mi ... . . I 2E COW. The owner will plea<e come for-_~ ward, pay charges, and take his property. Enquire of E. BROOKE ECKERTUN, ap 16?2t* Farm, near the city. Extra fink gold vest, kob, and Guard Chains, Seals, Lockets, Ac?Just received a varied assortment of the above. We invite particular attention lo our unusually large assoriment of fine gold Lockets, superior to any heretofore offered, suitable for miniature*, Ac. M W. GALT A B^O., Jewelers, 834 Pa. av., between 9th and 10th ate. ap 16?3t ANNUAL MEETING-SHAD BAKE. The opening of the White Hoove Pavilion for the teuon, will oome off on WEDNESDAY, April 18. Gentlemen having tickets of invitation will take them to the boat. The boat leaves Washington at 10 a. m. Coaches leave Browns' Hotel at 9# a. m. Coach will be at the boat on her retnrn. By order the Committee, ap 16?2t NUMBERS FROM 1 TO 0. FL ABARRE, corner of Tenth and C sts , who . ia a practical manufacturer in metal, has an assortment of Silvei plated NUMBERS of various patterns He will make numbers for houses, hotels pews in Churchs, and for haeka, to suit all tastes, and it confident at the low price they will be made that it will rait the purchater. ap 16? lm NEW MILLINIRY. MISS THOMPSON has Just received another invoice of those fashionable Ciape and Silk HATS, from New York. Tboae ladies jJftA who failed to supply themselves at our last fit opening are now offered anether opportunity, and would d?> well to call early and have the first selec tions, as we are selling ibeni off rapidly. Orders solicited and promptly executed. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, IIS Pennsylvania avenue, ap 16?d2w (Intel eo6t) NIW SPRING STYLE OP HATS AND BONNETS* EVAN8, Pa avenue ?S6, between Tweitih and Thirteenth streets, to-day introduces the rs^ new Spring style of HATS, a new and beauti / M ful article ; and also the new style of FUxibledB^ Hats and Gentlumen'a Caps. To accommodate the Ladies, and whose ^?B.atronage he respectfully solicits, be has connected with his business the sale of BON "PZkNETS, both Straw and Silk,, together with Ribands in all their varieties. His assortment is ex tensive, and wrill be sold for at least a third less than similar a tides can now, or have Heretofore been procured in this Market ap 14?lw Amusements. PSOPLB'I TBEATBE, LATE VAUEm8? Second nifbi ?f MXLE XOE, principal iiiw?f Irom the Psri?, Vlaaaa, and L?md< n ib?mr? First of MON8. WIEPHOrr, ibt renowned TfrpwboreM, from th* ran*, Ma dnd, Vm ?:.a, a?d I ^dow theatres. _ THISSWUNG wM AT THF. VILLAGE Nanette. Mil* Zoe Labin, Mans. Wietboff In which will be iatrodueed tba Pas de Boquet To be followed by the farce ol BOX AND COX The wbote to conclude with a NATIONAL POLE A Bv M "lie2pe and Mm Wiesboff. ap 17?It* * OPERA AFRf QUI. THE KUNKELS AT ODD FELLOWS' HALL, Ob MONDAY and TUE8DAY EVENING*, Ap*il l$tu and 17th, which will positively be their FAR1WKLL EST1RTAIIMEITI. IV or* open at 7 o'clock, cwwncf at 8, and ex clude by 10 JOHN T\PORDt $9?On WEDNESDAY EVENING, April 18th, ?he Kinkels will perform at Odd Fellows' Ha'l, Navy Yar.; and on Thursday Evening, the lfch, at M tropolitao Ua!l, Richmond, Va. ap 1ft?Ot AllTstrawowrs visi ing the City should see Hunter's Cata logue of ibe Curioeiti#*s of ilic Patent Office. Also, his lieacription of Powell's Great Picture. feh 83?3ro" MILLINERY. TO TI1K L A D I K * . MR?. WHEELER hep. leave to ln-i Iform the ladiea of Washington and! its vicinity, that she will otv n, Moat ^dav, at her residence, No 37 4^ at, i-uuth of Pa. avenue, a variety cf MILLINERY, consisting of the latext style of Bonnata which iba vll aell at very low prices. Ladiea will find it to their advantage to give her a call. All ordera executed at the shortest nctlca. She ha* *ev? ral fine roonn for rent klro. ap 14?3t? PARLOR GRAND PIANO. SINCE bia late advertisement, th? rubscriber has received live more square 1'ianos, and one Parlor Grand Piano. which again complete bis usual large and < legant assortment. w m W W ? He invites the attention of the public to the Par lo Grand Piano, the | eriect duplicate or the oaa recently received and immediately mid, thua disap pointing many persons who denied to see it. l*hM novel instrument, invented and just perfected by the celebrated Chick' ring A Sons, combinas all ibe qualities of touch and tone that an a mat requires and a grand piano affords; yet, by its compact and Hegant form, it ia perfectly adapted io the parlor. It has elicited the highest encomiums from the In* i'iaiusis in the country, and the great demand at tests its popularity. His stock of sqnare Piano* embrace* magnificent l.ouis XIV, central and square instruments, of ever ?cale and style, trom the old and unrivalled factory of docketing A Sons, Boston, and from ?tber approved Boston and New York manufacto ries. The subscriber can and will aell Pianos lower than they can be bought ?n the focories and brought here. Second-hand Pianos taken in part payment. Always on hand a comp ete stock of Guitars, Flutes, Violins, Ac. New Music constantly recelvrd * RICHARD DAVIS, Pr*n. avenue, apr 14?3t * PATENT LAWS ' AND the Patent Office; or, a Guide to Investors and a book of reference fof Judges, Lawyem, Magistrates, and others, with appendix, J. 0. Moor?, author of The I lectrlc Telegraph, Ac. Westward Ho! The Voyages and An ventures of S,^AmiVd8 Lri*h' Knight, by Charles king*ley The Night Lamp, by John Macfarlane, D Q Howard Grey, a story for boys Visits to European Celebrities, bv VV? n D D, with aurogTaphs ofduEZ'ZxiZJt The Miscellaneo - ? ? U M ... fjenr- - ? works of the Rev. Matthew ? u M, containing numetons eerm>ns and rnpers now first printrd ftom the original manu scripts, 2 octavo vols. $4 History of the Bible, from the Creation of lb? World, by John Fleetwood, D D, with engravings. GRAY A BALLANTVNE. ap 14?3t 408 Seventh street. LOST?i bis morning in going to market I ko*t , on Seventti street, between E and the market house, my pocket-book, containing $35 in money, t nyng in two $5 notes, two 1(6 gold pieces, and the balance in mail gold. Any one finding the same and leaving it at the Stat Office will ba suitably rewarded. JOHN C. AlfcERODT. Ape 14?3t* . CHILDREN'S MVRSi?RVC9AIR|, Rocking Horses, Jumping Ropes, Rolling Hoops Ac , for sale at LAMMOND'S, 7th st. ap 14?3t rKN DOLLARS RBWAUD -Lost, on the 13th instant, between Willards' Hotel and the City Hall, a Ponemonraie. containing three notes drawn by John H. and A. W. Kirk wood in favor of Wm. T. Dove, and by me endorsed, $158 each ; one note drawn by Zephaniah Jonev #160, in my favor and by me endorsed ; also a note, drawn by William T. Hook, in my favor, for $54: several other notes snd papers not recollected- The above leward will he paid upon the return of the pspen to the undersigned. WM. T. DOVE, apr14 -tf MICHAEL NOURSE, NOTARY PUBLIC AND AGENT FOR BOUNTY L&ND CLAIMS. AND FOR THE CONNEC TICUT MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COM PANY OK HARTFORD. He has in his pofc?e.?sion the ROLI-8 of the Militia of the District in the War of 181*, and will prepare declarations and papers for soldiers, widows, and orphans. ap 14?ec6t ns A CARD. Jh Economy u the road to tnealtk."^^ Great Reduction ia the priea of Hats ft Caps. 11H E undersigned, having made arrangements with a New York Hat Company to be con stantly supplied with the very best Moleskin or DRESS HATS, got up in the latest style, oflera tnem at the unprecedented low price of $3,5', worth from feur to five dollars; second quality, $3, worth from $3 50 to $4 ; and a very gcod fa*hi< n able Hat at $2,50 worth from $3 to $3.50 Also, 8erbe A Co's Hats, at a muib less advance than they have been here tof ra sold iu this city. First rate beavrr Hats $3,5 All kinds of s?ft HATS and CAPS vrry low. In order :o sell at the above low pricas the cash system mu*-t be adopted ; consequently those who purchase w.ll not be charged fr.>m fifteen to tweiity five per cent, as an offset for bad debts. ANTHONY, (for many years in the employ of Todd A Co.) No. 3,Columbia place, 7th st^ ap 13?tf Sri door north of Penn. avenue. WASHINGTON STOVlS MiNl'PlfT. RT, &. E. comer of Pa. av. and Eleventh street. Sole Agency for CHIL80N, GOULD kOO'd Warming and Ventilating Apparatus, M POND A CO.*8 (ol Boston) Union Dauble-Oven Cooking Range, J. L. MOTT'8 (of New York) INVINCIBLE DOUBLE-OVEN RANGE. Constantly on hand, and receiving LATROBE STOVES, for heating tw i stories; Parlor and Chaa? ber GRA1 ES. Enamel ed and Japanned Cooking, Hall, Parlor, Chamber and Dining Room S i OVES; Plain, Tinnad and Enamelled Iron HOLLOW WARE; Bloek Tin, Planished and Jaranned WARE in great varietv. All of which will be sold at the lowest possible rates, that will compare favorably with any Estab lishment south of New Ytirk. An examination of my stock ia earnestly solicited. ap 13?3m JAB SKIRVlbG. NOTICE OF COPARTNERSHIP. Henry barron a solomon stoves have this day formed a Copartnership for the purpose of carrying on the Wood and Coal business in all its branches. Our yards are situated on the corner of 21st and I street*, Washington, and on the meal, near Semmes's planing mill, Georgetown At either of the above places persons in waat of Wood and Coal of the very best quality, and on the not reasonable terms, will at all times find an assortment equa , If not superior, te that in any yard in the DiMnct. All orders filled with care, promptness, and dis patch. BARRON A STOVER. Georgetown, D. C., April 10th, 1855. apt 13?dim To PERIO?i or BOTH SKXR1 WANTING EMPLOYMENT?Yot?ng men, waiting for appointments under the general gover.i meat, or other parties eut of business, will be tang M five differ*ut ways of making a good living, or may realise a fortune in an easy and genteel manner, by addressing, post paid, encloun ? one dollar, to Dr. PAULTkORNE, Washington, D. C , Box No. 400, stating