Newspaper of Evening Star, May 2, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 2, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT 8(JW?AYJ At the Star Building, romsr Pennsylvania awnus and Kr*v+nt\ 3trf*ty By W. D. WALLACII, Wi be tervrd to suhacnbera to the cUiflt of Ww*>. iagtnn, <;? orgetnwn, Alexandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia, at SIX AMD A QUARTER CENTS, payable weokly to Um A*ant?. To uil rakMribert ttoe rotocription price is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY TENTS ? yeaf in advance, TWO DOL LARS for SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR I* THREE MONTHS. Q^Siroic corns orb ?crt. VOL. T. ?. r !?* WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY. MAY 2. 1855. NO. 726. THE WEEKLY STAR. St*#' ?T7, P? annum to curat. ? ? ? ? ? ? ?*??' Tea Twraty do... OlT-Ciii, mtiiiiLi im uviici. Single copra (la wrapper*) caa ai the counter, immediately after the puper. Price?Tiut cmt. PorrXArraaa who act aa afeata n roviiDifuion of l?rnit> m> ?-?? . son ? 00 1500 Oturn $20,000 worth Boots & Shoes. SPRING SUPPLY. XEOH HALL BOOT. SHOE. AND TBUNX ESTABLISHMENT Pent orennt, between XnUh and Truth str**<? JUST received my Spring assortment of BOOTS, SHOES, and TRUNKS. L*diem. 1900 pairs Lad'i"* bronze, colored and black Gaiters, fl SO 1000 do do do heel do UD0 do do do Slippers & Ties. U to 1 00 pnirs iadiM nurocco and kid Uml Boots Pod G aitera Mxritt and Children. ?600 do mines and children's blaak, bronre and colored Gaiter*, 62 to 1 00 ?000 da do colored, black, and white ktd and tnoreoo Slippers, for May Balls IflK do children's Shoe*, ail colors, 23 OrmU, Beyi and Youth* . ITW Gents Patent Leathw and Calf Boota, 1 96 to 7 00 ISO do do do Oxford, Cony, | and Koesuft Shoes V** do do kid, cloth, lasting Cony Caitet*, 1 SO to 3 50 B00? B^fa1 do kid, cloth and calf Boots and Pumps 9800 Tooths' St joes of all descriptions. The above st?>ck is perhaps the largest and inoct dsstrab'e in the city, trom which to make selections. It embraces every variety, and will be sold at the lowest prices. 8 P. HOOVER, Iron Hall Bool, Shoe ami Trunk fcfctabhsbmY ap98?eo4t TAKE 1VOT1CB. NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PVV. BROWNING, Merchant Tailor, under ? the United States Hotel, has just received a large supply of Spring and Sunnier Goods, and i? Bow prepared to offer great bargains to all in warn of gi*?i and fashionable clothing. His " Ready made Clothing " will be sold at the following low prices: Whs** suits. Coat, Pantnloons, and Ve?t, n( thin cloth ortca^simere, for 913. Fine Black Frock and Dress Coeu, from ?10 to $15. Good Business Coats for #7 Black and Fancy Pants, trom to $7. Marseilles and Silk Vests, front $9 to (?5. He keeps always on hand a large assortment o| fluicy articles, such as Shirts. Gloves, Cravats, Um brella*, Sic. "Sole Agent for the sale of Scott's Fashions.' mar 19?tj. PROSPERIS CORNET BAND NO. 1 \[R. FREDERICK PROSPER! b-g* leave to in JjLL form hs.- friends and former patrons that thif band has been fully re organized and ia aow under hia direction, and hr is fully prepared wib a feaad of the most somnific Musicians in the city, to fur Dish music for Balis, Parties. parades. Pic Nios, Ex eersions, Sic., at the shortest notice poesiMe, by ap plying to FREDERICK PROSFERI, Leader,CHAf. PROSPERI, Conductor; HILBUS A IIITZ'S Mil He Depot, or at PETER TALTAVUL'S, opposite Use G?.rnson, Garrison street, Navy Yard. feb 19?:?n"? SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS! JOHN H SM00T. South tide of Bridge street, near tH%h, QE IIKTOWt, n. o , HAS reo-ived and is cow offering a rvry iirr.fi! a-ssortraent ot SPRING AND SUMMER GOOD*. In hi* stock will he found a gaod assortment o? 9f neir style Li^tlt Spring Silks Best make black do Bereges. Grenadines, Tiroes B!k ingles nnd bright col'd Cha!lles B-r-ge and ?"halt?y De.'sines, Moasaeftnes Real French Chintr.es ami Brilliants Organdie and Jaconet Lawns Real imported Lawns, fast colors, at 19^$c. Real French and Scotch Hmbroideries, ch?ep Plain ?triped and oUid Brnin'-t Ribbons Emh'd and plain Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs a gr*at bargain Jaconet, Swi?, Nainsnofc, and Plaid Muslins Rich figured and dotted do Bajou's Kid and Alexander** Stlk Gloves, all colors Ladies, Mioses, and Gents' Hosiery, all kinda Parasol* of svery shade and pries Ri*h English last eoiors Prints at 19^ With a first rate assortment of MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR. Also. Sheeting* and Shirtings of the beel makes In Linens and Cottons Table Cloths, Damasks, Napkins Towellings, Far nimre Chintzes, white Spreads Domestic Gooda generally. Having made large porchases from the Philadel {>hia aud New Ysrk aucnoas, I am prepared to of er great inducements to cash ?r prempt customers. ap 18?lm J. H. SMOTT FISHING TACKLE. LIMERK'R, Virpnia, Kirby, Yankee DoodJe and Graviuuon Fisli Hooks Silk ."^ea Grass. Linen, and Cotton Lines Jointed R *ds a! all prices, from JI to SO sat?i Also, Bsmb'Kj and R?eJ Rods Artiflcisl flies, gra?shopper* and fish Bicters of svery description. Silk worm Gut, Lauding Nets, and everything In %e Ftslung Tackle line :ar sale at reducad price*. E K. LUNDY, No. 1 ?? Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. aj 9P? LOOK Q E RE!!! MORE BOUNTY LAND TO JILL Who served ia amy w a a. since 1790, wUeliier as Officers Boldiers. Sailors. Mana-s, Clerks, Indians, Chap lams, Wajon Mast* rs, Te^mstsra, Landsmen, (or their widows or minor children) who have not yet received full 1C0 acres, and h*ve been in service 14 days, will do well to write to us, postpaid, and their Land Warrants wul be forwarded to them for the ahove quantity, and no charge if they do not get it. LLOYD k. CO., AjaflFi Ojfiee, opposite U. d. Treasury, WVTTatfrru ft n . Q ? ma/ 6?44m SILVER W AtK.PLAIRD XV ABE AXOFIIIK VA1|\ GOODS. ?Silver Coffee and Tea Sets, Sugar Bowls, Cream Jujfs, Bottleu, tups, Spoons ai>d Forks. AI*o, a great ?W.?-t> of ma^Uificent Fancy Silver Ware, sui^ble for presents. Plated Coffee Seu, Castors, Ba*k?u, Spoons anJ Forks, oo best Albata. The arucles are warrLuted a^> n<prse*Uiitd. and Will be sold at a small atkranw:. Diar jjtoP a. avenue, tafc Greets. WILLAED'S HOTEL, Old Point Comforti Vs. rrHE Proprietors take great pleasure in Informing 1 tU?-ir many frumds an 1 the public gen -rally that tSis magiiificent Summer Hotel u uow being fitted up In the m<?t modern and c>Hnfnrtable uyle Tor the c< miiic ?? a?s>a. The house will be opened on tliu IffU oj June, with nothing left unprovided that may ?roaiots the co?tort and happiness of its guests. Che proprietors also tats much pleasure in saying that nisy will b? prapareii and h ippy to ancommo date froin tee first a/ any who may favur tlnuo WlUi a call Biard per day 00 By tue week. p?r day ? By u.s month, per day 1 ** BaUis fr?* for the guests. ap 2?if c* C. WILLAED & Bgofl. SALE?A Pair of BAY M ARES, 7 y osa o.dnextKpru^well br d.?wu::J.'l>:isli, ?entis, spirited aiid api;al goers. Th' y are^^V well broa^-n and peiieeuy ire ? from tricks, aiui mil Cruculari; sou suy gentleman who is loud o( iving. Tit* ufafj pans with them only because bis puri-iae i* t > retrench Lis expenses. Tbey caa be seeti at Soathrea's (lste B.'ch's) Stable, on 14th street, wtith of i'a. avenue. Por terms, r r an oj> pnrtnnity tu try them, enijuirs at the countef of the I Star Cfice. "Iuey w.ll be add a ba.gani. ap S?if Mr. W. HENRY PALMErT BTTHBSTO KROWI *S RCBUUI 11 KliLlll, HAS much pleasure in inFvriain^ bis friends and the public in g-ni ra! tbat he has determined <m lo auog himself in this city, and is prepared to rse^ive ^upds r?,r instnieti w on the PI ANO PORTE, 11A R >1 ??N '? and COM POSITION. He ia permitted to refer to Mr George Riggs, Jr., and Mr A. T Kisektneier, and any communication uddrested to blai at 11 ibii* Si Hill's m'isie store, P?uai>>lvaiaa avenur, aao tuvc lumitxitabe i#itcntV>u ap 14?it tl '.MPBKLL 3 DICTIONARY of Mllliaxy Bci j rtM.e; r. v.?lrv^u- Hist<?j and Tactic* b) Cap ""rX ?# ? - FRAVCK TAYl.OR CANAL PACKET LIKE TO POIVT BOCKS '(MIS Canal Packct CONGRESS hiving keen J[ thoroughly repaired, and pat in first rate oraer, will commence running on MONDAY.^^fc, the 30th instant, for the transportation of passengers and lirht frenht between Georgetown and the above named print, on the most pi racing terms. The Boat will leave the wha-fuf VV. H. Rltter for the Point of Rocks on every MONDAY, WEDNES DAY, and FRIDAY morning*,at 7 o'clock, and the Point of Rock* for Georgetown on TUESDAY, THUftSDA V,an.l SATUBDAY8,at the same hour, slopping at the different landings along the line for the reception and landing of pasaengers and freight, going and returairg Passage through either way $2, shorter distances at the same raws. That ia to say,from Georgetown to Great Palls 50 cent*; S?*ec* 75 cents ; Edwards Ferry $ 1.25; Manocecy $1.50. Meals nerved regularly on board ihe Boat at mod ? ?rate rate*. JOHN CROMBAUGH, Proprietor. ?HABLE8 A1ERRELL, aft W?fcn Captain. primiummineraiTwater. WE respectfully rail the attention of all persons who wii?h to be served with superior MINE RAL W ATERS, hist such aa that we w*-ra reward ed a Silver M-4al by the Meirophtau Mechanics' la-mute to our extensive manufactory. In addition to the above we also bottle Ale, Por ter, Champagne Cidar, Boot Beer and Mead, all of which will need but on* trial to decide in its being e?|unl, if not superior, to anything of the kind ia the United States. A fresh supply of the above always on hand. Orders by mail or givn to our drivers will be thankfully received and promptly attended aa ARNY at SRINN, Union Bottling Depot, No. 8f Green street, Georgetown, D. C. ap tO?J2w ROILL * BOYD, BLIND MAKERS ? UPHOLSTERERS, WOULD respectfully inform their friends and the public generally that theyp-T are prepared to attend to all orders in*3r.'?? thetr lir.e of business. ai ' 31 All kinds of UPHOLSTERING neatly executed; such R9?Cutting and.S; Making Carpets, Fitting down Mating i and Oil Cloth, Making and fitliag up! Bed and Window Curtains. Hnir.Shmk and other Mattre?-?s, Pew and other Si Cushions, Spring Beds, Lounyen, Eaay, and Sick Oairs. We have in store -Window Shades and Triuiiiiincs, Cords and Tassels, Split Blinds, Wide Paper lor Curtains. VENITIAN BLIND? made in any ?tyle, and old ditto r<jraired to look a? well as niw All kinds of old Work repaired, and all or d?r* thankfully received and promptly attended to for cash, or a perfect understanding before hand If you want the worth of y?ur mmi v just uive us a eafl, at No 991 Pa. avenne, south side,betw. ftth and loth street* mar 30?tf PALMER'S PATENT LEG. j'HIS AMERICAN INVENTION [ ftaoiin unrivalled b?tb in thisomntiy india Europe. Ilisworn by 1,000 persons, and with most astonishing success. In competition with JO other substitutes of the be?t French, En dish, and German manufacture,it received the award of the brbaT Minii at the World's Exhibi tion i.t London, as the best artificial limb known. In 'his country it has been thirty limes exhibited, in competition with all others, at the annual Faircin the pnncii?l cities, and has,in rvery instance, received the award of the highest or first premium. And as a crowning honor, by the unanimous approval of an interna uonal council, the " First Premium'' _ oi.iy Silver Ifr.loi given tor LnsUs?wts awardec the inventor, at the New York Crystal Palace. Pamphlets giving full Information, sent ?rati? ? ev? ry applica;it. B. FRANK PALMER, 375 Cliesnut street, Philadelphia. fcb -28?Cm H FINE WATCHES. AVING made a considerable addition to mj slock of SOLD BUNT1NS P* "I BIT LB V ILS, and ladibs' watchcs Of first quality, heavy 18 earat( cases. Also, SILVER WATCHES for boys. I offer them at gresiiy reduced prlcee. Thi movt menu are selected with great care, and ever] Watch W ^rarranted. P< r*ona ui want of ? fine titoebeoper are inwita< to examine my assortment. H. SEMKEN, No. 330 Pa. avenue, b*tw. #th and 10th mar JO PIANOS FOR SALE AND RENT. rpHE subscriber has always on band a assort [ mrnt of German and American PI-^ahm^ ANOS, from tbe vcy bent mnnufacturer^^^^^W which he offers for sale at lower prices than can be purchased in the District of Columbia and <ti the most accommodating terms. All Pianoi purchased from me are warranted to give raustac tion. Old Pmnoe taken In exchange. B. RE1SS, Professor of Murie, G, betw. Fourteenth and Fifteenth street*, eb 6?-3m* Pm R ION1 WltH DBFBC'flVI vision are invited to examine mya extensive stock of all kinds oi tJPECTA-! CLES and EYE-GLASSES. Gla?see^ of any kind, such u Cataract, Parebola, Periscofic, Double Omtave, Double Convex, am Colored Glasees, put in at short notice, with gTea cure, a*d persons in want of gl<iasee may be curt to get thoiwt whick benefit the eye. Oucuian "Defective Vuuon." gratis at H. EKMKEN'B, 380 Pa. Rvanrn^ betw. 0tb aod 10th mar 30 I mis IS 1? ?IV? IOTICE that thi subecribcr bath o^'.aieeJ from the Orphan't Couit of Waehiuetou county, in tlie District of Co lumbia. Utters of adminuOration on the personal m tale of Wm Gibson, late of Washington county, d? ceaeed. All pers^ms having claims against the uiu deceased, are hereby warned to eibibit the s.ii:i? -*iih tin- vo icinrs tliere.of, to the aubacriber, on oi before tbe 21st day af April uext; they may other wise by law be excluded from all benefit ot the eaic estate. Given uuiier my hand this Slat day of April, L855. ber CATHARINE >4 GIBSON, mark. ap ?3 law&w Administratrix. Tflju'tiftV HE-iT, March 5, 1855. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to tbe holders<>i btook of tbe Lnited StaXiw described in the fol luwing DDUce of Id Janaary last, that for the pur poae of completing the purchase of the ainoitui therein named, this department will continue to purchaae, upon tha terms of said notice, to the ex tent of tlie residue of the sum proposed not yet oh tained?aay f l,15fl^Sh5 05, if aaid Blocks are offered and received hivre prior a> tha first day of June next: Tbbascbt Dbpabtmbbt, January 3, 1A55. Notice ia hereby given to the holders oi tbe fol lowing described stocks of the United Stales, that IbiB department is prepared to purchase, at any time betwue.n the date hereof and tne 1st day of March m it, pirtions oi tlioen elocks, amouniing iu the ag gregate to $1^)00,000, in tlie manner ami ua the Wj ou herein alter mentioned, lu wil: In ca>>e of any cootingenl competition, within the amount slated, preference will be g:veu in the order of time in which said stocks may be offered. The certificate*, duly aaeigned to the Lulled Slatea bv the partiee who are lo receive the amount loerror, must be traasn utod to Uiis d?*|>artmcnt; upon ill** receipt whereof, a price will be (iaid compounded ol the following particulars: 1. The par value,or aaiouiit ?^ ?_hkxlin each cer tificate. 2. A premium <*i ihe stock or the b>aii autlioriz d by Uie act of July, 1846, redeemable November 12, 1856, of 2% per c*nl.; on ihe stock of tlie loon an Ihorixed by the act of 1842, redeemable 31st Decem ber. 1HG2, of 10 per cent.; on the aiock of the loans authorix^tl by the acta of 1847 and 1848, a id redeem able, the former on tbe 31.-1 December, 1867, and the latter on the 20th June, 1868, of 16 per cent; and on the etock of tin; loan authorized by the aet of 1850, and redeemable on tlie 31st of Deceiebcr. 1864,(commonly called tlie Texan indemnity,) 6 pA C> lit. 3. Interest on the par of each certificate from tlie 1st of January, 1855, to the date of receipt and set Cement 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 b** made In drafts of the Trea?prer of ilia United States, on Ihe assistant reasurer at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, as the pariie* in ay direct. But to i ertiflcate will be ^milled to the benefit of tbU notic wMoh shall oot be aotualiy received at [ th*. Treasury on or before the setd let day of March n<lt . . ^ JAMES GTTTHRIK. mar 6?dtiuuei Secretary of die Treasury. ?ilj| k Hi a Auction Sales By OREBN At SCOTT, Auctioneers Household and kitchen furniture at Auction ?On THURSDAY, the 3d day ?>t Mav, we ahall tell, at the residence of a gentle man declining housekeeping, at the corner nt 6th et. and Massachusetts avenue, ((be flap will designate the house) at 10 o'clock a. in., an excellent assort ment of Furniture, via: Mahogany !*??fas, Racking and other Chair* Do Bookcase nnd Secretary, Sideboard Do and walnu! Dressing and other Bureau* Do and walnut French and other Bedsteade Do dining, earn and breakfast Tables Walnut and other Wardrobes and Washstcnds Walnut Wbatnot Ci;t frame "Mirror, 94 by S6 inches China? Qiaos, and Crockeryware and Cutlery 3-ply, ingrain and otber Carpets Hair and shuck Mattresses and Bedding Refrig* rator, cooking aid other Stoves Anu a good lot of Kitchen Kcquisite-> With many articles which we deam annece?sary to enumerate. i Terms; All rams of and under $2Z cash ; oerr ?95 a credit of 60 and 90 days for notes satisfacto rily endorsed, bearing Interest. GREEN & SCOTT, ap #7?d Auctioneers. BT J. C. McGUIflK, Auctioneer. VALUABLE BUILDING LOTS AT PUBLIC Auction.?On THURSDAY afternoon, May 3d, at 4 o'clock, at the Auction Rooms, I shall well tlie following ("esc- ibed Lot*, viz: Lot* 96 and 97, in Square 566 ou 9d street tvett, near E street north liot II, in Square290, on Maryland avenue, near 19th street Lots 16.17, 16 and 16, In square south of Ml, at corner of 2d and H streets Lot 15, in square 564, on Virginia avenue, be?w. 1st and 2a streets west Lots 1,9. 3, and 4, in square 607, on north A St., between 6tn and 7th streeis east Lot 10, in Square 556, on New Jersey avenue, between K ann L streets north Lot 6, in Square 694, corner Firal st. e*si and D street Bouth Lot 1, in Square 99 Lot 95, in Square 5 West half of Lot 4, In Square 41 Lots 3 and 4, in Square 1,030 Lola 5 and 15, in Square 4,056 Terms: One fourth cash ; the bnleace in 6 19 and II months, for notes bearing interest, secured by a deed of trust on the property. JA?. C. McGUIRE, ap ?&?d Auctioneer. 12. S. WRIGHT) Auctioneer. awmasiowN "T"*"ERY VALUABLE REAL ESTATE AT Awe \ lion.? By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court oi the District of Columbia, toe subscriber will offei at public auction, to the kisiie>t bidder, at 5 o'cleck p. in., on TUESDAY, the 8ih day of May ib-xt, i? frmt of the premises, the following real estate in Georgetown, < f which William Nelson, late of Fair fax county, in the State of Virginia, died Eeiicd, viz: 1st. Part of Lot ICo. 43, in the origins! pian ol Georgetown, situated on the east side of Market Space, and next south of and adjoining to ihe store hou-e of Mr. Sameel Cropley, fronting 15]^ feel on Market Space, und running castwordly of ?hat width 33 iuet, on which there is a three story brick build inf. 2 1. The whole of Lot No J6, in the same pla>t ol Georgetown, lying between Bridge street and Pros pect street, and fronting 66 feat on each street. It is projected to sell this Lot in five parcels, a: follows: 1st. The eastern pert thereof fronting 37 feet or Bridge street, and running north of the' width 12( fett On this part there stands a three-story brick house, with bark buildings, heretofore u?ed as a tavern; it fronts 25 feet on Ttridg" street, and ha?ap purtenant to it an alley leading from Bridge street t( the rear of the Lot 12 feet A ide 20. The western pwt si said Lot, fronting 2S) feel on Bri<lg<* street, and running back of that width 18t feet n?rth, with an old Trams btPnlag thereon. Sd. That part of the s^id I.st 16 which tronis or Prospect street will be oflVred in three separate lots each of which will front 22 feet ori said street, ant run south of that width one hundred and tweni) feet. They are vacant. The terms of sale imposed ky the decree, require the purchaser to pay one fourth of purchase rnonej In hand, and the residue in three equal instalment! at six. twelve, ned eighteen month* from the day o sale, with Interest thereon; and (or such defernt payments the Trustee is required to take the note: of the purcha?ers. with approved sureties, puyaliU at the times aforesaid, with interest from the day o sale. The Trustee reserves to himself the rl;ht to 'eeil any of the lots and premises aforesaid the purchasei of which has failed for the space of ten days te com plv with the terms of sale. Bale to commence at Lot 43, on Market Space, JOHN MARBIJRV. Trustee. EI) 0. WRIGHT, may 1? Auctioneer. By j. o. NcQCIRK, Auctioneer IMPROVED PROPERTY AT THE NAV\ Yard at Public Auction.?On TUESDAY after noon, May 6th, at 5jf o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell Lot No. 93, in Square No. Kfi, situated a the comer of south L and Seventh streets wist fronting 4H feet on couth L street, by 71 feet on 7il street, wiili the improvements, consisting of threi

brick and one frame dwelling house Terms: One-fourth cash; the residue in 6,12 am and 18 month?, for notes secured by a deed of trus ou tint premises, bearing interest. J AS. C. McGUIRE, apil?eokds Auctioneer. By J. C. MsOl'llBt Auctioneer nWiTEBU SALE OF VALUABLE and eligi 1 bly situated Improve,1 ReaJ Estate on the corrie of 7th and D streets.? By vutue of a deed in trust hearing date ou the 6th day of June, 1851, reccrdei in Liber J. A S., No. 38, tolios 2M7 *c , the sub scriber will sell at public sale, on TUESDAY, tin 15th day of May, 18.j5, at 5U o'clock p. ui . ou tht premises. part of Lot No 8, in Square No. -157 fronting 85 feet on 7th street west, and running back 54 f~er on Ii street north to an alley, with the ouild litis aud improvements, which consist of a well ant substantially built tlireo atory bruk warehouse, cov ering the whole of said part of said lot 'liie above property is situated on the corner o 7th and D street*, opposite the Naaonal Intelli^er, cer office, and is one ol the most desirable and val ualde business locations in Washington, rapidly en haneiug in value, nod oilers an opportunity for in vestment seldom to be met with The terms of sale will be : One-fourth of the pur chase money in cash, ami the balance in six, twelve, eighteen, and twenty-four months, for notes b^arini interest from dsy of sale, secured by d' ed in trus upon the property If the terms of sale arc not com plied with in six days after the sale, the prn,.ertj will be resold, at the risk and expense of the puf chaser, upon one week's notice. All convej am inj at the expense of Ihe purchaser CHAS. S. WALLACH, Trustee JAS. C. McGUIRE, ap 98?3tawk !s Auctioneer E V A N 8. Ha ammms beiu/tm11 Jik und 12tk ii? HAS just returnsd from the North with a larg> large as^oiununt of Gentlemen's Silk HATS, which he is sell.ng a: $3 each, of the tiiuu quality usually sold in this city for ?4 He likewise has such articles of wear worth $3. fcU. which he will dispose oi for ?9 50. In addition u> tbe abt.ve he has increased Lb stock ofLadies' BONNETS and RIBANDti, which he ih determines to sell at extraoidinrry low prices, ap 96 -1 w RAN AWAY-llO REWARD.?J OII N, ,jny negro man, age.i about 50 years, ran away from my farm in Alexandria coueiy. Va., on Mon day, 15th iustant. He stoops in his walk ; had on a gr ?.y (rock coat and gray pants. He has a wife at Mr. A. Gladnian's, on Wth street, near the boundary in Washington. I think he is lurking about there. II" also has a sieew at Mr. Mnrburv's, in George ?owu. JOHN M. YOUNG, Coach Maker, Ourner of 4% street and Pa. avenue. up W-Cf Iv.R SALE?A VERY FINE SADDLE~AND 1 B*itgy HORSE. The home is young, | g*title and sound, ami of fine stock ; would make either a very fine carriage horse, or aJ very pleasant riding norse. Also, for sale au excellent work horse, perfect'y sound. Anpiy u> No. A3 Dunbcrton st, Georget n. mar 1?lawtf I'KJf OOLLARs KKWAlli>.?Lost, on the 13ih instant, between Willards' Hotel and the City Hall, a Poremonnaie, containing three notes drawn by John II. and A. W. Kirk wood in favor of Win. T. Dove, and by me endorsed, $15^ eaeh ; one note drawn by '.'ephauiah June-1, ?100. in mv favor and by me endorsed ; alsNa note, drawn by William T. Hock, in my favor, for $54; sev- r&l oilt. 1 notes and papers not recollected. J Le above reward will be |*M upon ibii return or the paper" to the undersign*!. WM. T. DfrVE. opt 14?tf EVENING STAR. THEBE ABE NO TEAM IV HEAVES. BT JOB* T. SWART* I met a chIM, his feet were hare; His weak frnmo ?hiver?-d witli the or>M ; Hi* youthful brow wu knit by care, Hit flas.'ung eye hi* sorrow mid. Said I, "T'oor boy. why wet-peat thou P' "My parents both are dead." he raid ; "I have not where to lay my head ; O, I am lone and friendless now!" Not frienilcsg, child, a Frieni on high For you His precious Mood has given ; Cheer up, and Md each tear be dry? "There are no tears in heaves." ? 1 saw a man in life's say noon, Stand weeping o'er his yotin<; bride's bwr ; ??And must we part," he cried w? soon !" As down hia cheek ill- re rolled a tesr; "Ueart-sUickeii one,' i-aid I, "weep not;" "Weep not!" in accents wiid he cued, * "But yesterday my loved ene died, And shall she be so soon forgot?" Forgrtten? No! still let her love Sustain thy heart, with nnguiah riven , Strive thou to meet thy bride abovo, And dry your tear* in heaven. I saw a gentle mother weep, As to iier throbbing heart she prest An infant, seemingly as'eep. On its kind mother's ih'lt'riag breast. "I'air one,'' ?aid I, "pray weep no more;" Sobbed fhe, "The idol of my hope I now am called to render up ; My babe has reached desth's pl<*>iny ahoro." Young mother, yield no more to grief. Nor be by passion's tempest driven, But flu.' in thrne sweet words relief, "There are no tears in heaven." Poor trav'ler o'er life's troubled wave Cast down by grief, ovrrwhehned by care? There is an arm above can save, Then yield not thou to fell despair. Look upward, mourners, look above ! What though ihe thunders echo loud ; The sun shines bright beyond the cloud; Then trust in thv Redeemer's love Where'er thy lot in life be cast, Whatc'er of toil or woe he given Be firm?remember t* the last, "There are no tears iu heaven." THE CONTENTED MA It. BY WASHINGTON IRT1NQ. In the garden of the Tuilleries there is a sunny corner under the wall of a ter race which fronts the South. Along the wall is a row of benches commanding the view of the walks and avsnucs of the gar den. Ihe genial nook is a place of great ;esort in the latter part of autumn, and | in fine days in winter, as it seems to re tain the flavor of departed summer. On i a calm, bright morning, it is quite alive ! with nursery maids and their playful lit tic charges. Hither also resort a nom 1 btf of ancient ladies and gentlemen, vrno, witk laudable thrift in small pleasures ? and small expenses, for which the French , are to be noted, come here to enjoy sun ) shine and save firewood. Here may [ often be seen some cavalier of the oldtn school, when the sunbeams have warmed > his blood into something tike a glow, , fluttering'about like a frostbitten inoth ? thawal before the fire, putting forth a t feeble show of gallantry among anti . quated dames, and now ami then eyeing J the buxom nursery-maids with what might almost be mistaken for an air of : libertinism. Among the habitual frequenters of this r place. I had often remarked an old gen J tl cm an, whose dress was decidedly anti i revolutional. He wore the three-ror i nered cocked hat of the ancxcut regime ; i bis hair was frisaled over each ear into r (riles de pigeon, a style strongly savoring ? of Bourbunis.a ; and a autut stuck out behind, the loyalty of which was not to be disputed. His dress, though ancient, had an air of decayed gentility, and I ? observed that he took his snuff out of an r elegant though old-fashioned gold box. He appeared to be the most popular man i on the walk. He had a compliment for j every old lady, ho kissed every child, and he patted every dog on the head ; for ? children and little dogs are very impor , taut members of society in France. I t must observe, however, that he seldom kissed a child without, at the same time, pinching the nursery-maid's cheek; a Frenchman of the old school uever forgets . his dttotrs to the sex. r I had taken a lfting to thia old gentle j man. There was an habitual expression of benevolence in hia fact, which I hare very frequently remaked in these relics , of the politer days of France. The con = stant interchange of these thousand little , courtesies which imperceptibly sweeten life, have a happy effect on the features, f and spread a mellow evening charm over . the wrinkles of old age. When there is a favorable predisposi ! tion one soon forms a kind of tacit inti macy by often meeting on the same walks. Once or twice I accommodated | him with a bench, after which we touched t hats on passing each other; at length we got so far as to take a pinch of snuff - together out of his box, which is equiva 1 lent to eating salt together in the East; from that time our acquaintance was es tablished. , I now became his frequent companion in his morning promenades, and derived much amusement from hia pood hu mored remarks on men and things. One ( morning, as wc were strolling through ' the alley of the Tuilleries, with the au tumnal breeze whirling the yellow leaves about our path, my companion fell into ; a peculiarly communicative vein, and | gave me several particulars of his his tory. He had once been wealthy, and , possessed of a fine estate in the country. ' and a noble hotel in Paris ; but the rev , olution, which effected so many disas ; trous changes, stripped him of every thing. He was secretly denounced by his own steward during a sanguinary period of the revolution, and a number of the bloodhounds of the convention was sent to arrest him. He received private i intelligence of their approach in time to effect his escape. He landed in England without money or friends, but considered himself singularly fortunate in having his head upon his shoulders ; several of his neighbors having been guillotined as a punishment for being rich. When he reached London he had but a 1 lows in his pocket, and no prospect of i getting another. He ate a solitary din ner on Ueef steak, and was almost poi soned by port wine, which, from its color he had mistaken for claret. Tho dingy 1 loot oi the chop house, and of the little mahogany-oolored box in which he ate his dinner, contrasted sadly with the gay saloons of Paris. Everything looked gloomy and disheartening. Poverty stared him in the face; he turned over the few shillings he had of change: did not know what was to become of him? and went to the theatre. He took his seat in the pit, listened at tentively to ^ a tragedy, which seemed made up of fighting, and subbing, and scene-shifting, and began to fe?l his spirits sinking within him; when, cast ing his eves into the orchestra, what was his surprise to recognise an old friend and near neighbor in the very act of ex torting music from a l uge tiolincello. As soon as the evening's performance was over, he tapped his friend on tha shoulder ; they kissed each other oa the cheek, and the musician took him home, and shared his lodgings with him. lie learned music as an accomplishment; by his friend's advice he now turned it as a means of support. lie procured a violin, offered himself for the orchestra, was re ceived, and again considered himself one of the most fortunate men upon earth. Here, therefore, he lived for many years during the ascendency of Napo leon. lie found several emigrants living like himself, by the exercise of their tal ents. They associated together, talked of France and of old times, and endeav ored to keep up a semblance of Parisian life in the centre of London. They dined at a miserable cheap French restaurant in the neighborhood of Leices ter Square, where they were served with a caricature of French cookery. They took their promenade in St. James's Park, aid endeavored to fancy it the Tuilleries; in short, they made shift to accommodate themselves to everything but an English Sunday. Indeed, the old gentleman seemed to have nothing to *ay against the English, whom he affirmed to be braves gens; and he mingled so much among them that at the end of twenty years he could speak their language al most well enough to be understood. i he downfall of Napoleon was another epoch in bis life. He had considered himself a fortunate man to make his es cape penniless out of France, and he considered himsell fortunate to be able to return pennile-s into it. It is true that he found his Parisian hoiel had passed through several hands during the vicissitudes ot the times so as to be be yofnd the reach of recovery ; but then he had buen noticcd benignantly by govern ment, and had a pension of several hun dred francs, upon which, with care'ul management, he lived independently, and as far as I couid judge happily. As his once splendid hotel was now occupied as a hotel garni, he hired a small chamber in the attic ; "it was but,' as he said, 44 changing his bedroom up two pair of stairs?he was still in his own house.'* His room was decorated with piuures of several beauties of former times with whom he professed to have been on favorable terms ; among them was a favorite opera dancer, who had been the admiration of Pans at the breaking out of the revolution. She had been a protect of my friend, and one of the few of his youthful lavorites who had survived the lapse of time and its vari )u? vicissitudes. They had renewed their acquaintance, and she now and then vis ited him: but the beautiful Psyche, once the fashion of the day and the'idol of the parterre, was now a shriveled, little old woman, warped in the back, and with a hooked nose. The old gentleman was a devout atten dant upon the levees; he was most teal ous in his loyalty, and could not speak of the royal family without a burst of en thusiasm, for he still felt toward them as his companions in exile. As to his pov erty, he made light of it, and, indeed had a good humored way of consoling himself for every cross and privation. If he had lost his chateau in the country, ha had half a doeen royal palaces, as it were, at his command. lie had Versailles and St. Cloud for his country resorts, and the shady alleys of the Tuilleries and the Luxembourg fur his own recreation. Thus all his promenades and relaxations were magnificent, yet costing nothing. 44 Whea I walk through these line gar dens," said he. 441 have only to fancy myself the owner of them, and they are mine. All these gay crowds are my vis itors, and I defy the grand seignior him self to display a greater variety of beau ty. Nay, what is better, I have not the trouble of entertaining them. My estate is a perfect Sans Souci, where every one does as ho pleases, and no oae troubles the owner. All Paris is my theatre and presents witk a continued spectacle. I have a table spread for me in every street, and thousands ot waiters ready to fly at my bidding. When my servants have waited upon me, I pay them, dis charge them, and there's an end ; I have no fears of them wronging or pilfering me when my back is turned. Lpon the whole," continued the old gentleman, with a smile of infinite good humor, 44 when I think upon the various risks I have run, and the manner in which 1 have escaped them; when I recollect all that I have suffered, and consider all that I at present enjoy, I cannot but look upon myself as a man of singular good fortune." Such was the brief historv of this prac tical philosopher, and is the picture of many a Frenchman ruined by the revo lution. The French appear to have a greater facility than most men in accom modating themselves to tho reverses of life, and of extracting honey out of the bitter things of this world. The first shock of calamity is apt to overwhelm thtm; but when it is once past, their natural buoyancy of feeling soon brings them to the aurface. This may be called the result of levity of oharacter, but it answers the end of recon iling us to mis fortune, and ii it be not true philosophy, it is something almost m efficacious.? Ever since I have heard the story of m v little Frenchman, I have treasured it up iu my heart; ami I thank my ttars I haw length found what I have loug con N. 'U J ? rO.iv>"4 ? sidcred as not to be found on earth?a CONTENTED MAS. P. S.?There is no calculating on hu man happiness. Since writing the fore going. the law of indemnity has been passed. and ray friend restored to a preat part of his fortune. I was abaent from Paris at the time, but on my return has tened to congratulate him. I found him magnificently lodged on the first floor of his hotel. I wis ushered, by a servant in livery, through splendid saloons, to a cabinet richly furnished, where I found my little Frenchman reclining on a cou^h. He received me with his usual cordiality; but I saw the gayety and be nevolence of his cauntenaace had flad i he had an eye of care and anxiety. T congratulated him on his good for tune "Good fortune!" echoed he: "bah! I have been plundered of a prinoely for tune, and they give me a pittance aa an indemnity." Alas! 1 found my late poor and con tented friend one of the richest and moat miserable men in Paris. Instead of re joicing in the ample oompetency reatored to him, he is daily repining at the aoper tluity withheld. He no longer wanderv in happy idleness about Paris, but is a repining attendant in the ante-chambers of ministers His loyalty has evaporated with his gayety, he screws his month when the Bourbons are mentioned, and even shrugs his shoulders when be hears the praise of the king. In a word he ia one of the many philosophers undone by the law of indemnity, and his case is des perate. for I doubt whether even another reverse of fortune, which should restore him to poverty, could make him again a h*;>py man. A L%goa*d Errand Bot.?During the year 1835, a young man, who had not attained the years of majority, left his home in Oldham county, to make a business visit to this city. Among other cnands he was requested to execute, was the purchase of a kox of cheese for a lady friend who resided in the neighborhood of his father. Arriving in Louisville, the young man became impressed with a no tion of wandering: so he pushed on to the West. In that remote section of the country he grew up to manhood, and in all the long years never visited his Ken tucky home. Ou Saturday last, however, Jie errand boy. now a middle-aged gen tleman, arrived here, after in absenoe of twenty years, lie instantly remembered the commission for the purchase of the cheese, that had been entrusted to him. V'^ordingly he purchased the article, and on the afternoon train of cara re turned to the residence of his father, near Jerico station. This return of the wan ittrer will be a suggestive theme for the gossip of the country circles: but nothing will give rise to pleasauter thoughts than th ? recollection of the lady'* errand, and its faithful execution, although after a la:>*cof twenty years.?lxmxsvUU C*tr ur. F re ale Names ?There seems to be a | fashion in female names, as well as dross. A few years ago, sentiaiental name*, of languishing length?you Anna Matildas and 1 aura Manas, were all the rage. Now we have diminutive pet names, the shorter the better. Here is a few of the latest?Eda. Era, Ida, Ada, Ella, Cora and Dora. The stately Elizabeth is shortened into Lizzie; the sober Ann is softened into Annie; Harriet becomes Ilattie, and Martha Mattie! Well, we like short names, and then, you know, "Lizzie'' and Hattie" arc so familiar and endearing. MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. .Vj tnt. Lear* For Day*. P'..........NV?v York.~..A?piu?rall.Api. 90 Wellington New York... Bremen-... 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U8A W W Crump, do 8 Garland a lady, Choc* Dr C H Raborg and lady, taw Nauon Md T E Kerita, Cal M I Ju Id, Mo B W Hana 1 a lady J lleop-r, Md 8 Clark, Md Mt<n i V-nsant, do M Pleaaanta, Va J J Thomson, da r uiiart HialM Ratal?a. o. aa B Ctetinck, NY J M C?ockett, Va I't. i Stcpber*, fa A Miller. Pa I*is l< lorWo, iSo A M t,iiclnl#t, Nl II Lieb-tu, DO 'T? d? W VY Hackm y, Va S BreM, Md P Mradlbrd, do