Newspaper of Evening Star, May 10, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 10, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AJTEBNOOH, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) rAt tks Star Building, corner Penrsylvmnis NMW and Eleventh str??t, By W. 1>. W ALLACH, WHI ba Ktrrd to rahKribm in the cities of Wafc lufton, Hforptowii, Alexandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia, tit SIX AMD A QUARTfeR CBNTS, paye.ble weekly to the Afenta. To nail tnbucribera rakMcripCion price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year In aJvoaee, TWO DOL LAR3 tor SIR MONTHS, and ONB DOLLAR ?* THREE MONTHS. Q(??8iiiat.c coriu on eairr. VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY. MAY 10. 1855. NO. 733. THE WEEKLY STAR. Thi? eiceUtl Family and Newt J?i ? \ tainiag a greater variety nf latarsatinf reading Uai b* found in any other?* published oa Saturday 8inaie copy, per w>oa ? III ????? TO OLTM. H?< Twenty do ..1*00 O^Cam, ranuaiT ? itraca . OCT" &ngl? copies (lis wrapper*) can be procartJ at the counter, immediately after the mm of paper. Price?i bibs nm. PomirriM who art a* arwta will be jt emnmiiyion oftwrnty prr c at. DnDTUO A ?TTW ??**?? T ariMnur Anu ailalMLK (iUODS! _ . JOHH H. BXOOT, floirtA *LU of Bridge ttreet, near High, HstoaosTown, d. c., AS received and Is bow offering a very mom awortment of 8PRING A YD SUMMER GOODS. . !? hie stock will be found a good assortment of afaswrfyls ' Light Spring Silks Beet Bike Muck do Grenadines, Tissues Rlk modes and bright colM Challiee Bercae and Challey Delainej, Monveltnaj Real French Chintzes And Brilliant* - Organdie and Jaconet Lawns ? Real imported Lawn*, fast colors, at ll^c. Real French and Scotch Embroideries, cheap Plain striped and plaid Bonnet Ribbons Emb'd and plain Linen Cambric Handkerchlcfii a great bargain Jaconet, Swiss, Nainsook, and Plaid Muslins Rich figured and dotted do Bajou^ Kid and Alexander^ Bilk Gloves, all eolors Ladies. Mis*es, and Genu' Hosiery, alt kinds Parasols of every shade and price Rich Enctish fast colon Prints at li^ With a first rate assortment of MBN'S AND BOYS' WEAR. Also, Sheetings and Shirtings of the beet makes In Linens and Cottons Table Cloths, Damasks, Napklna. Towellings, Pur nlture Chintzes, white Spreads Domestic Goods generally. Having made large purchases from the Philadel phia and New Yerk aucuuns, I um prepared to of fer great inducements to cash or prompt cu?ton???ru. ap IS?lm J. II. SMOTT. m A CARD. m Economy w :h? road to weoJth.y'W^ Great Reduction in the price of Hat* 4 C*P* TH E undersigned, havinc 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, oilers them at the unprecedented low price of $1,50, worth from feur to Ave dollars; second quality, JfJ, worth from J.1 50 to ; and a very good fashion able Hat at #3,50. worth froui $3 to $3,50. Also, Be<*be & Co'g Hats, at a ninth less advance than they have been here Wore sold in this city. First rate beaver Hats $3,3?. AH kinds of s*ft HATS and CAPS very low. In order to sell at the above low prices the cash system must be adopted ; consequently thos? who purchase will not be charged from fifteen to twenty five per cent, as an offset for bad debts. ANTHONY, (fbr many years in the employ of Todd k Oo.) No. 3, Columbia place, 7th st., ap 13?tf 3d door north of Penn. avenue. FISHING TACKLE! LIMERICK, Virginia, Kirby, Yankee Doodle and Gravitation Fish Hooks Suk .^ea Grass, Linen, and Cotton Lines J"iat?d Rods at all prices, from U $6 each Also, Bamboo and R?ed Rods Artificial flies, gra shoppers and fi*h Sinkers of every description. Silk worm Gut. Landing Nets, and everything in the Fufting Tackle line ior sale at reduced prices. E K. LUNDY, No. 198 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. ap . CHARL3S il l?K!NS, Architect. (Fa. avenue, behoccn Tenth and Eleventh itreet*,) wasrikotoh, d. c. WILL continue to furnish Plans, detail working Dtawincs, and specifications of building ?* every description, and al<*o to superintend their < rec turn. rHb I?. ICE. T N. KIDWKLL guarantees a full supply of ? Ice to his customers in Washington or George ?own, for the whol^ year, at fair prices. Ordvrs nan be left at the following places or sent through the Post Office. H. H. McPhereon, Druggist, Capitol lllll Kidwell Si Laurence, corner of Pa. avenue and Mth streets Mr. McPherson, Grocer, 7th street G. F. Kidwell, Smith** Lumber Olfic?. St st. Jeseph Moore, Druggist, Pa avenue, First Ward Icf can be had at my office. No 3 First street. Oeorgetown, at all times. Families will be sup-died lor :he whole year at fair prices. ap 91 - lm IMPORTANT TO PERSONS BREAK ING UP HOUSEKEEPING TJERSONS removinzfrom the city, and wishing I to dispose of their Furniture and Housekewpinj Utensils, ke , without the trouble o( sending them to public auction, can do so by calling on us at our store, 117 Penns>lvania avenue, corner flr Ninth street, as ws are prepared to buy all such aoode as mar be offered Housekeeper* and others will do wcJI by calling on as, as we will pev the highest cash price* (or all Mch roods. WALL. BARNARD fc CO. ap i8?la 317 Penns>lvania-avennei TAKK NOTICS. Nilff SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PW. BROWNING, Merchant Tailor, under ? the United States Hotel, has jnst received a large supply of Spring and Summer Goods, and is now pref?ared to offer peat bargains to all in want of suod a ad fs?*ionable clothing. His " Ready made Clothing " will be aoid at the following low prioes: Whole suits, Coat, Pantaloons, and Vest, of thin doth orxassimere, for $13. Fine Biack Frock and Dress Coats. frotn $10 to #15. Good Business Goats for $7. Black anJ Fancy Pants, irom 03 to #7. Marseiftee snd Silk Vests, from #3 tu #5. He keeps always oo hand a large assor'^nont crf fcney arrlcles, socn as Shirts, Gloves, Crava'*, Um breilas, he. "Bo's Agent for the sale of Scott's Fashions.' mar IB?tj. LOOK HERE!!! MORJE BOUNTY LAND TO ALL who served in ant w?a since I7W), whether as Officers ers. Bailor*, Marines, Clerks, Indians, Chap tuns, Wagon Masters, Teamsters, Landsm n, (or thcu widows or miner children) who have not yet received full 180 acres, and hava been in service 14 days, will do wail wrue to us, paUfaid, and their Land Warrants will be forwarded to them ior the above quantity, aud no charge it they do not get it. ^ LLOYD * CO., Haan Agent's Office, opposite U. 0. Treasury, Washington City, D. U mar 6 -3m S1L.VKR WAKE, PLATKD VfiU . **D#IIK FAUCI GOODi.?Stiver Coffee and Tea Seu, Sng&r Co*Is, Cream Jugs, O.<o4ets, Cups, Spoons and Forks. Also, a great ?anety of magnificent Fancy Silver Ware, suitable forpresciiu. Plated Ooff.m Sew, Castors, Baskets, Spoons and Foriu, ou best Albata. Tbe irucles are warranted as represented, and will be slid at a email advance. IL SEMK?N, 330 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and 10th ?ut u. mat v~tf WILLARD'S HOTEL, Old Point Comfort* Va. T'UB Proj?n u?rs take great pleasure in informing^ ln+it many frlrn.U and ibc puUic gtsc^raily that1 tins magnificent Summer Hotel is now beuu* titled up in the in ?st modern and comfortable style ior the season. Tbe house will be opened on the mti 0/ June, with noUiui2 left unprovided that uiay the cosifort and happiness of its guests, proprietors also taks isuch pleasure in saying mat th.-y will be prepared and happy lo accommo- ( ??te fr'.in tae (irtl of May any who may favor ihein WM s call. 1 Bo^rd per day ?9 00 By the week, per day 130 By Hie month, per day 133 Baths free for the guests. *P?-?f C. C W1LLARD k BROS. FOB SALE?A Pair of BAY MABES, 7 years o.d neztspnng,weii-bred^tound,stylish, <[V~ spirited and capital goers. They are yW? wril broken and perfectly free from tricks, and will IT*tlcul*r!Z wm any gentleman who u fond of m-.Ting. The owner parts with them only because nw purpose is to retrench his expeu?cs. They caa be seen at Southron's (late Birch's) Stable, on 11th street, s>uih of Pa. avenui. For terms, or an op portunity to try them, enquire at the counter of the ???r office. They will be scld a be. gain. ?p 3?tf Mr. W. HENRY PALMER^ UITUUTO KMOWH AS H ROBERTUKLLKR, A3 much pleasure in inftwmiag his friends and the public in general that he hae det* rmiaed oa lo-attag himself m this aty, and is prepared to ^"^"'""""cuonotithe PIANO FORTR. HARMONY and COMPOSITION. H? is permitted w rT! * Mr Riggs, Jr., and Mr. A. T Ki>-ckbosfer, and any coaimnnicatloa ^idxee??4 ap 13?tf KKJSSES EAGLE PLUMBING AND Tub Ji*?~FlTriNa 1,EP?T. IIB subscriber respectfully announces to his ceivarfMfeT rn!l iLPml?"'\Ui ?cne",, lhat h? hasre DOrTRI H APTlWia ?arV?nC.?bra,*d D?D<5E'a PiriiP^ SUCTION AND PORCH gSSSftSttAgg???% r StBltSK ?.T""?" "'h"?'?? Ills slock of OAS FIXTCILBfl ?. passed in the District. *" ?"*Ur hiin^f U ?f ^omp*tenl ""^men he prides yisasisatfs i-SfeT """""VKr may 3?if cor, Sixth st. and Pa av nuc. P Jl S| WITH DRFBC'tlVK * vision are invited to examine my r.V?,n?1Te rtoc,t nf ?B kinds of SPBCTA-^S^^N CLBS and RYE GLASSE*. Gla.a?c**9B|fc ? any kin?.>, such as Cataract, Parabola, Doab,? Coocare, Doable Convex, and Colored Gla*es, pot in at short notice, with peat care, and persons in want of glaaaes nay be sure to get thoee which benefit the eye. i Circulars "Defective Vision," gratis at d . U' 8'?? KEN'S, 330 Pa. avenue, Nw. 9th and 10th st*. mar iW ~~ GREAT BARGAINS " TN LADIES', GENTS', MI8SES' AND run 1 imeNS'B/.OT3 AMb BSfcASfSS" puoeoriber being compelled to remove from flff.1 the store he now occupies, offers his pres fW hIm T"1!1 B,ock of BOOT8 AND1 WL , ** greatly reduced prices. All persons in I r.M Jr artiK,t" wiM flnd 11 th?Ir advantage to call before purchasing elsewhere. - - _ A. fl. SLOAN, may L-tf **'' "ear 10Ul W-'DQrtil "idc> r NOTICE OF OOPARTN 5RSHIP. Henry iiarron at solomon stover have this day formed a Copartnership for th? purport of carr i ing on the Wood and Cool business in all iu branches. <>ur yard* are situated on the aorncr of 21st and I streets, Washington, and on the moal, near iu mTr' ' P.lan,Bf nii"? Georgetown At either ol the above places persons in want of Wood and Coal of the very best qnality, anr| on the mot reasonable terms, will at all tunes find an assortment equal, if not superior, to that In any yard in the District. All orders filled with care, promptness, and <tto Palch- BARRON 4. STOVER. Georgetown, D. C., April 10th. 1855. apr 12?dim SUPERIOft SODA WATER. 1HE siftecribcr would most respectfully inform his former patrons, and the lovers of superior | woda W ater generally, that his founts are asa n in : operation, and in order to keep up hia weli earned reputation of keeping ih* beet SODA WATLR and most delicious s/rUPS in the citr, is determined (if possible) to have it still better than heretofore. O. BOS WELL, DtURgirt, Corner Maryland av., and 7th st./Island, ?P ?-lm Washington. BY BA1LR<>AD DIHECT TO Tim? between Waihington and Wheelin* but 17 i houn! Huntting time bttwn Washington and Cincinnati 27 hours!! ; Through Tickets and Baggage Checks to be had in Washington !!! THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD HAVING greatly improved its Western connec tions now offers the fullest inducements to ! travelers between Wa.-hlngton, Baltimore, and all portions of ike West, the Northwest and the South The connection between the trains from Wash mgton and the trains bound west from Baltimore is always promptly made at the Washington Junction (lately called the Relay Hou?e) 0 miles from Balti more. Tuis i< the only change of cars required be tweec Washington and the Ohio riv??r. Baggage is chccked through to Wheeling at the Washington j station, and recheek?*d and transfer.ed there, (with the passengers) without charge, Tor those holding through tick* u for poinu beyond. Th? conn? cting train* leave Washington daily at 0 a. m.vind V2 p m. On Sundays at the latter hour only. At VYhreling direct connection is made with the \ trains of the CENTRAL OHIO RAILROAD, run ning from Bellaire on the Ohio, near Wheeling, I K1/.?rUrr?Zar.csviJIe and Newark, to COLUMBLS. There trains connect at Newark with ihc cars of the Newark, Mans* Id and Sandua ky Railroad for Sandusky, Toledo, Detroit, Chicago SI. Louis, etc. ^ At Columbus the C. O. Railroad trains connect with the fast trains of the LiUle Mi arm Railroad to 1 Xenia, CINCINNATI, LOUISVILLE, elc. At Xcma (on Littlo Miaul Railroad) connection Is formed with the Unins through Dwjlon, to INDIAN At OLH, Terre Haute, Lafayette, Ci-icago, Rock Island, at. Louis, etc. ^ I ? hiding through tickets lor M?;n pku llcMtburg, NaUKu, Sew Orleans etc., which are also sold at Washington - are transferred at Cin cinnati to the Mail Steamers on the Ohio. Tickets lor Ev&Dtfville, Cairo, cud g|% LouU urs soid by this route. 7 ???"POB CLEVELAND, and via Cleveland to Tuledr, Detroit, Chicago, ctc., uckeu are sol.l, when u? Ohio is navigable between Wheeling and weusviile (forty milea) where a connection with rfce Cleveland and 1'itubarg Railroad is made. Traveller* are rt queeed to notice thai wkilo this is the only route aflor&ng through tickets and ch*-c!:s In Washington, it u aUo the shortest, mostapee 'y and direct fo neariy all the leading points in ?he great W est. The aistaacc fr ;m Washington to Cin cinnati is but ttt3 miles, being about 100 miles ?hort er than bv any other route I PARE BY THROUGH TICKET PROM WASH iNuro.V: T.) Wheeling, 60; Columbus A13 65; Dayton, fila 50; Cincinnati, (ilO ; Louisvil'e, by railroad 918 65, by steamer from Cincinnati, ?18; ln dianapolis, ?17 50; Cleveland, fia 15; Toledo, * 15 SO; D troit, *15 5i0; Chicago, $20 65 and A10 50, riu Louis,**0 50 and #^5, Memidiu, New Or leans, $31, etc. r OR FRP.DERICK and HARPER'S FERRY MARTINS BURG, BERKELEY SPRINGS, CUM BERLAND, BEDf OKI)SPRINGS, I'ledmont,Oak land, and Pairmount, pasat-ag^rs may leave Wash ington at fl a m or 4^p.m. For the minor way stations buween faltimora and Wheeling, take 6 a ci tram from Washington. ?#? For trains to and from Baltimore, Annapolis, etc., see special advertisements. Information, thr ugh tlckeu, lie., ipply to 1 HOB. H. PARSONS; \t nt, at Washing Ion Siauon. JOHN II. DONE, Maater of Transportation Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore. inay 3?tf PALMER'S PATENT LEG. fpillS AMERICAN INVENTION J. stands unrivalled both in this country an J ui Europe. It is worn by 1,000 persons, and with stout astonishing success. In competition with 30 other substitutes of the best trench, English, and Cerma:. manut.icture,h rcccu*ed the award of the liMKAT mkdal at the Wobld's Eihisi tio* is Losoom, as the best artificial limb known, in ihia country it has been lliirty umea exhibited, in competition with all otners, at the annual Pairs m the principal cities,and has,in?very instance, received the award of the highest or first ptemium. And as a crowning honor, by the unanimous ap|irovai of an interna tional council, the " Pirst Premium''-.-. _ only Silver Medal given for Limbs?was awarded llie inventor, at Uie New York Crystal Palace. Pamphlets giving full information, sent gratis ta svery applicant B. PR.\NK PALMER, , Chesnut street, Philadelphk. lew 3&?aWl PAINT AND OIL STORE. " M. T PARKER. HOUSE, SIGN ft O&JIAlUffTAi FAUTTTB, LOUISIANA avenoe, between Sixth and Sev enth streets, No. 60. Residence No. 390 C street, between Sixth and Seventh has added to his present business the sale of PAINTS, OILS, GLA88 and PUTTY, in small or large quantities. The attention of nousekeepers is particularly called to the convenience of this arrangement as they can at all times procure HEARTH and other MIXED PAINTS, of all colors, made ready for u?e by a PRACTICAL PAINTER. Orders promptly attended to and respectfully so lleited. CHEAP FOE CASH. mayfl-lm _ E H. BATES. ^POUOE MAGISTRATE, Auction Sales. BT QRKr.M * SCOTT. Auctioneers, rpTU8TJ5B'8 SALE OF VALUABLE REAL JL Eetate.?Bjr *trtu<* of a decree of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia for the county of W aahington, approved by the Circuit Court of 'said District, pitting in Chancery, pawed in ihe matter of the petition of Ann M. Cross, guardian of tha infant children and heir?-at law of Washington Cr.ws, de ceased, I will, on THURSDAY, the 10-Ji day of May, 1855, at 5)f o'clock p* re , in frour of ihe prem ises, proceed to sell Lots numbered 97,28,29, 5o, 31 and 39, in square numbered 1043, situate jn Uio city of Washington and District aforesaid. The above described property is situated at the oorner of 14th street eait an.! E street south Terms of sale: One-third cash, the residue in tw o equal payments at six and twelve iiunths, with In terest on deferred payments. The deferred pay ments to be secured by the notes of the purchaser or purchasers, satisfactorily endorsed. Upon the full payment of ilie purchase money and interest, and the ratification of the sale by the Court, the truxtec will convey to purchaser or purchasers, at his or their cost aud expense, all ihe right, title, interest and estate in and to said lota ot ground, of whicn Uie taid Washington Crops died seised ANN M. CROSS, Trustee. ^ _ GREEN k SCOTT, ap "20?97fcM4,8,9fc 10th Auctioneers. ?jr C. We BOTKLEfK, Auctioneer. Extensive balk of city property at Auction.?On FRIDAY, May 11th, commenc ing at 12 o'clock m., I shilt sell at my Store, the following named city property, vie: L??? Lou Nog *?a' 3? 14?,4' 18?17 ?nd 18 " 604, " No. ?, containing 6,885 sq. ft. 117, ?? Nos. 28 and 29, each contain 7,042 ft. J69, ** Nos. 41, 42 aad 43, each dol.fcs23? 635, " Noll, do 3,000" :: "n?V do 3;78?? 544, " Nos iand 4, eeth do 6 4V8" " 644, ?? No 5. do 2:420" ? 541 * Nos 27 and 28, each do 4.104" " 818, ? No 14. do 9,flbo" " 652, ** Nos 0,7, and 8, aacb do 9/.90" " do 7.373" 656, " No 2, do 9,590" " W6. '* No 5, do 13,250" " ?8g? No 4. do 7.378" 44 S43, " No 18, improved by two two-story frame hous-js " " No 19, improved by four two story wan e houses 4 543, part of Lot No 25, improved by l wo two story frame homes " 543, Lou Nos 17, 20, 21. 22, 23 nnd 24 44 154, '? No 10, containing 12 861 so. ft. " 154, " Noll, do 10 850 do ? 238, " Noll, do 4,065 do " 728, " No 18, do 0,67* do " 1112, ? Nos 7, ban 19 " 629, ? Ne 1 do 4,812 do 44 174, the whole square " 140, Lots Nog 29 tnd 30 n. of 650, Lot No 1 535, part of Lot No 7 765, subdivision of lou 1 and 2, 6 lots, contain ing from 2,000 to 2.700 T55, part of lot No. 1, containing 3,000 feet 755, do do 1, 9 lots, containing from 1, 800 lo 2.800 ft " 759, do co 4, containing 6,';00 ft " 752, r*o do 8, do 8,200 do '* do do 7, adjoining do , 32 ft. front on Second street " 751, half "quare. embracing Lots Nos. 1, 2, 3, 13, 14, If, 16,17 aud F8, containing 57, 00) fest 44 864, part of Lot 7. containing 6.000 ft 44 723, Loti 6, 7 and 8, do 24,120 do " 685, part of Lot 8, do 2,700 do 44 630, do 5, do 2,H)0 do " 630, do a, do 2.500 do " 630, do 3, do 2,284 do 44 574, valuable corner facing Sail road Depot con taining 4,300 ft 44 117, Lot No. tL containing 7,044 ft 44 492, Lots No* 8 and 10. each containing 3 415 ft 44 648, the whole square do 58,750 ft 44 SJ3, part of Lot No 5 and the whole of Lot 6, containing 7,613 ft * 44 100, Lot27, improving with two two-story frame houses 44 544, Lot 9, improving with one two-story frame bouse 44 544, west part of Lot 9, containing 1,493 ft 44 616, Lot No II do 9 000 do 44 1109, Lots Nos 19 and 3) 44 980, the whole square do 83,632 do " 1093, Lot No 13 dc 4,300 do 44 1093, do 14 d? 4,901 do " 1010, Lots Nos 1, 2, 16, 17 and 18, coataining frcm 9,427 to 11,400 feet 44 N. of 1026, Lot No 1, containing 19,2:13 ft u 721 do 19, do 8,442 do 41 1032 do 2, ? do 22 000 ?lo 44 1110, Lots 5,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 con taining 4,550 to 6,415 ft r " 1033, Lou 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,8, 9, Id, and 11, contain ing from 4000 to 4.316 ft 44 154, Lots 3, 4, and 12 44 779, Lot No 11, containing 5,000 ft 44 - 906, the whole square do 61.211 do 44 10U5, Lot No 12 d.) 7,800 do 44 1007, Lot No 14, do 6.756 do 44 437, part of Lot 11, improving by four two story frame houses Terms liberal and maie known at anlo. Catalogues descriptive of locality, front and depth of each lot, fcc , will be ready for distribution on the 0th day of May. C. W. BOTELER, may 1?eo8t Auctioneer. ii U (I If a By J. C. llcGUIUE, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE ANDeligl bly situated House an-1 Lot on 6th street west, between E and F street? north.?By virtue o'"adeed of trust, bearing da'e on the 10th day of February, IBM, a id reco d?-d in Liber I. A. 8., No. 51, folios 361, fcc , the subscriber will sell at public sale, on MONDAY, the 98th day of May, 186', at 5# o'clk p. in . on the premises, Lot No 4, iu Square No. 488, fronting 24 feet 9Jf inches on 6th street wear Ixtween E and F streets north, by 93 feet 4 incbcs deop, with the buildings and improvements, consist ing of a four story brick dwelling house, with a back building, built of the best material and in the best

manner, and very commodious, with all the modern improvements, and in all respects one of the most desirable house* in Washington, and but recent y built, and well known as the property of Peter llev ner. The property in situated in one of the health lest and m'?st cesirablr parts of the city, aud offers lo persons seeking a lesfdi uce or investment an oppor tiinity seldom occurring. The terms of sale will be: One-half cash, and the balance in 6, 12, 18, an-.! 24 months, for not*** beer ing interest from day of sale, secured by a deed iu trust udon the property. If ihe term-* of s?lea<e not complied with in six days alter the tile, the property will be resold, upon one week's notice, at the risk and expense cf the purchaser. All conveyancing at the ejgjeiue of Ihe purchaser. cms. s. WALLACH. Trustee. JAS. C. McGUIRE, ap96?3tawfcds Auctioucer. By C. nrOUIHE, Auctioneer TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE and eligi bly situated Improved Real Cstate on the corner of 7th and D streets.? Uy virtue of a deed iu trust, bearing due ftn the 6th day of June, 1851, recorded in Liber J. A 8., No. 38, folios 287 fcc , the sub scribcr will seli at public sale, on TUESDAY, ihe 15th day of Msy, 1855, at o'clock p. m., on the premises, part of Lot No. 8, in Square No. 457, fronting 95 feet on 7th street west, and running back 54 f?e? mi D street north to an alley, with the huild inge and iinprovemenu, which consist of a well and substantially built threo atory briok warehouse, oov ering the whole of said part of said lot. The above property it situated on the eorner of 7th and D streett, opposite the Va'ional Intelligcn. cer office, and is one ot the most desirable and val uable business locations in Washington, rapidly en hancing in value, and offers an opportunity ftir in vestment seldom to be met with The terms of sale will be : One-fourth of the pur chase money in cash, and the balance in six, twelve, eighteen, and twenty-four months, for notes braring ibierest from d*y of sale, secured by d< ed id trust upon the property. If tbe terms of sale arc not com plied with in six days arter th? sale, the property will be resold, at the nsic and expense of the pur chaser, upon one week's notice. All conveyancing at the expense of Ihe purchaser. CHAS. S. WALLACH, Trustee JAS. C. McGUIRE, *P 96?Btawfcds Auctioneer By J. O. ??ODIRKi Auctioneer. PEREMPTORY SALE OF THE STEAMER UNION.?On FRIDAY afternoon, Jane 1st, at 5 o'clock, at Page's Wharf, at the foul of Seventh ?treei, I shall sell, without reserve, tha nearly new steamer called the "Union," at present running as a 1,081 *h'? citr aud Alexandria. This steamer was built in Washington city in the year 1899; is 183 feet in length, breadth of beam 24 feet 6 lnc ies rihe measures 411.40 99 u.ns custom howa measurement, as per enrollment. Her en fine Is ? first class seventy five horse pc wer engine built bv Smith and Pe kins, Alexandria, Va. She nins either ead foremost, and Is very convenient for loading and unloading freietit totmi One bnlf cash, the rarIdua "In 6 months, with interest, satisfactorily secured. JA?. C. MaOUIRE, 5??Ofcda Au?*m?et. Amusements. ODD FELLOWS' HALL. Seconfl and last wefk of the unparalleled woeder, THE DRAMATIC OF THE BATTLE OK BUNKER HILL, AND DESTRUCTION OF CHARLESTO WW. The above Diorama will be exhibited every even ing ihit week. Also, on WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY after noons, nt 3% o'clock. Positively cloning ou Satorday night, May 12. Doors open at 7?to commence at 8 o'clock. Admission 85 ctnU?Children accompanied by their parents half pricc. may 7?iw OB&HD EXHIBITION AUD MAY BALI, AT THE NATIONAL THEATH h", TO BK UKPKATfcl), PROF. H. W. MUNDER most respect^Ily an Bounces that, by earnest solicitation, und in consequence of hundreds beirg deprived of witnrus ing (lis Grand Exhibition Hall by the insleniency of the weather, ho hw consented to repeat, in every paiticular, the Programme ot that evrnirg. r,n THURSDAY EVENING, May lOtli fhere wiil b- no Ladies' invitations distribute! up.n llii.. occasion All thoso who receive.! invita tions for tho flr?t arc particularly invited with th^ir friend?. The great satisfaction expressed by nearly 3,000 persons upon the first representation, is a sufficient guarantee of its beir.g largely attended upon tiie second. A much larger Hand ha* been encaged, and will enliven the company with some of their choicest pieccs. Tickets may b? had at the principal Hotels, srd at Mr. J. F. Ellh' Musio Store The pupils arc respectfully requested to meet at the Theatre every afternoon for rehearsal, nt Uiu usual hour. m3y 7_ 41 N. If ft should rain the Hall will bep-^tpned until the next evening, Friday. May 11th, 1855. STEAMUOAT KXCl'RIiO.V. LANDING OF TOE PILGRIMS. Celebration of the landing of the Pilgrim Fathers of Maryland at St. Mary's City. St. Mary's county, under tks auspices cf 'he Pfulodemic Society of Cre&rgetow'i. rjMIE Committee of Arrangements ot the Young JL Catholics' Friend Society, ot this _ city, have the honor of announcing tho citizens of Washington and its vioui.iy, Uiat they have chartered the well-known and popular steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON, ibr tin; above mentioned Excursion. The price of Tickets for the entire trip is ?5 each. They can be procured at the following Drug" Stores; Kidwell & Lawrence, corner of 14th street and Pennsylvania avenue; Call an'a, corner of 7th and E streets ; Martin F. King's, Pennsylvania nv.inue; D B. Clarke's, corner of 11th street and Maryland avenue; Jno F. Ellis's Variety Store, Pennsylvania avenue; Wm. A. Kennedy's Bookstore. 7th "street; and from Francis McNerhany, Naval Storekeeper. Navy Yard. As the number of tickets is limited, persons de sirous of ctiioying this interesting Excursion ure par ticularly requested to make early application ?s above or to any member of the Committee of Ar rangements, as ths sales will be closed on Saturday ?vening, the 19th Mfty next. Arrangements have been made with the proprie tor of Piney Point Paviilion whereby comfortable accommodations for the night will be secured during the Excursion. The George Washington will leave the Steamboat Wharf, at the foot of 11th street, on MONDAY eve ning, the 14ih May next, a' 3 o'clock, and will re turn about i p. m. on the following Wednesday. JOHN CARROLL BRENT. WM. A KENNEDY, Gf'.ORGE HARVEY, JOHN T. CASSRLL, FRANCIS McNEKHANY, Comm'ttee oi Arrung* ments. ap21?THThSatd " LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS OF MARYLAND." THE COMMITTEE OF AR KANOEMENTS of the '? Your.g Catholic's Friend Society" of Georgetown, D.C., having chartered lli? sai? and coaimoJi< 11s well known steamer "Powhatan," Capt Mitchell an nounce to the public that the steamer wiii leave Georgetown rn MONDAY, the 14 I. in.-tnt. Rt 1 o'clock p m., precisely, and Alexandria \ \\ o' lock touching at the different landings on the Potomac for passengers going and returning. The Steamer will proceed to Pincy Point, arriv ing at8 o'clock p. iuand remain during tiie night, atfording the pasaeuger* as opportunity of rnjoyiiig the pleasures of this delightful watering plaor.'ami early next morniriK will proce. d up lite St Mary's river to unite in the celebration of the Landing of the Pilgrims of Maryland, (under Jh*- auspices c; the Pkiloilemie Society, of Georgetown College.) reiurn-i ing to Piney Point alter the celebration to rpr id the evening, and leave for home early on Wednesday morning, 16th imtant {&?The accommodations P.-r Ladles err of the most comfortable cheractcr, as the Hoat is w< I! pro vided wiih state rooms and beiths lor three i.uurtrvd passengers. Tickets for tho round trip, including cvery Uiing, FIVE DOLLARS. Application to bs made to the Committee of Ar rangement* at Georgetown; Geo. Mattingly, Esq , rt the Steamboat Wlnrf, Washington; and John A. Roach, Esq., Union street, Alexandria, Va. It is bo|??ti Uiat persons wishing to attend the cel ebration will have their tickcte procured on or be fore the 12th instant. B. J. SEMMES, JOHN L. KIDWELL, JOHN J. BOGUE, FRANCIS HARPER, ANDREW GODDARD, Coraii'lifPtt of Arrangements. may 8,10,H>- 3t (Intel may 10kl2) PLFASURE TRIPS TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION. - . Tho Steamers GEO. WASH Mi3|lBeINGT0N or THOS. COLLYER can be chartered for public or selcct parties to visit the White House Pavilion, Mount Vernon, Foit Washington, or other t laces on the river. The White House Pavilion is now open tbr visi tors It is a beautiful place for pleasure trips; it has a rtne Ball aud Oiuiu room , also, a new Ten Pin Alley. 0(7- For particulars apply to the President of the Company, or th* Captains ot the Boats. Mr. WILLIAM COKE is furnishing refreshments on the boats, and ia prepared to furnish parties on the ben terms. ap96-2m A CARD.?LOOK HERE! ALL ye lovers of the good thing* ot this life and we will tell you where you may obtain at least some of them. Tbanklul for past favors, I would respectfully ask a continuance of the er.uie dur ng this Spring and Summer. 1 am prepared to furnish all who will give me a call with the sweet aud cool ing Beverages in my liae at short notice. Such he Ice Creams, Watea Ices, of all flavors, Schariolte Reuse, Blancmange, he Cakes of all kinda. Also, foreign aud douie?ti^ Fruit* and Confectionery, gen erally kept in well regulated establishments of the kind. Particular Rttrntiou will be paid to furni hing Wedding or Bride's Cakes. Also, Parties. BhIIs, Excursions, Pic Nics, he., he., and upon reason able terms. Call at the old stand, Massachusetts avenue, be tween 9ih and lUth streets. Northern Liberties, may 7 ?eo3in JOHN W RIGIITSTINE. ' DENTISTRY. RB. DONALDSON, Dentisr, late of the Ann oi . Hunt &. Donaldson, continues munufacturo and insert those beautiful porcelain t?< th, with or without gums, for specimens of which (made aud de posited by the late firm) was awarded the first premium at the Mechanic*' Institute Fair, recently held in this city These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs ia so perfect as to deceive the most prac tised eye. Particular attention also paid to filling and pre serving the natural teeth. Charges moderate and all operations warranted. Office southwest oorner Seventh and D s's?en trance on D. mar 21?6m? The healing of the nations, by CHAS. LINTON. With an Introduction and Appendix by N. P. Tallmadge. Published by the Society for the d'ffu-ion of Spiritual Knowledge, New York. 1 large octavo ?olume, pr re ^190. For sale at TAYLOR k MAURY'S Bookstore, near Olh street. - my 3 KIRS MI IF YOU DARE !?a new Walta,~very suitable tor beginner*, oomposed and d? dieated to Mf-s , of Georgetown, by Prof. W. Hunter. PuMlshtd and for sale at H1LBUS k HTTZSMmIc may a? Comer Pa. av. ?mI UUt ?t EVENING STAR. [From the N. Y Jou nel of Cmnxcrce J THS KA*E BELIEF EXPEDITION. The third expedition from New York to the Arctic regions is now nearly in readiness to sail on its bsncvolent mis sion. The two vessels purchased for the purpo3e hav? not yet been named, but 1 ave been strengthened and otherwise prepared for Northern service. The largest is known as the bark "Erinco," registering 328 tons, and was purchased for S17.000. Her consort i3 a propellor of 250 tons, which cost $30,000 and will arrive here from Philadelphia in a day or two. The former is now receiving her provisions and stores, and will be com plete this week. Both are expected to sail by the 1st proximo, steering dircct for the coast of Greenland, and continu ing northward to Smith's Sound. ? # ? * # ? We yesterday visited the naval station at Brooklyn, ard were pleased to learn that the Secretary of the Navy and of ficers of Ou yard are disposed to fit out the expedition in the best possible man ner, and take a deep interest in its pro gress and success. The orders are that it shall be amply provided with two years' rations, and which with the ex tras will suffice for a cruise of ful!y three years. The provisions in preparation consist chiefly of "pcmmican," or con centrated meat, besides soups, Borden's patent meat biscuit, lime-juice, (anti scorbutic,) pickles, Ac. The sunplies will includa something like 20.000 pounds of dried uuat? and soups, and 15,000 pounds of preserved vegetables. The provisions for officers ani sailors will b? of the same quality. The ,4pem mican is the same article with which the Kane expedition was provided, and a sample for examination, after being kept for two years in this warm climite, was recently examined and fouud to be as sweet and nutritious as when put up. The quantity of beef required for this ex pedition was 4,000 pounds, rump pieces, which, upon being divested of fatty por tions. were cut into thin steaks, taken to a malt-kiln and thoroughly dried. By th s process, its weight was reduced to 1,300 pounds. It was then chopped fine by the apparatus employed by sausage makers, kneaded up with 1,000 poun Is good lard, with a smaii addition of sugar and currants. Then being hermetically sealed in tin cans, it is in shipping or der. The vessel will^lso take out a large supply of clothing adapted to a northern climate. Among other things, oO" pairs of stockings have been pro vided. In traveling on foet, it is cus tomary to wear three pairs at a time, and cover the whole with canvas boots. We were shown at the shops at. the Navy 'iard, 70 ice anchors, of different sizes, to be used in anchoring the ve*se!s, or warping up through the ianes of ice They arc litile else than angular hooks, to be sunk in holes drilled in the ice, Some tvei^h as much as 70 or 80 pounds, but the majority are of about 15 pounds weight. In addition there are 10 sledges, four of which arc about 11 feet in length, to be drawn by dogs or with ropes. They arc sharp at each end after the pattern adopted by the British Admiralty, and are shod with iron. In excursions over the ice, they will be manned by an officer and six men. The bark, a- fitted for sea, is worthy of examination. Without, the hull is covered with 2i inch planking, and armed With iron from the bows to the main chains. Forward she is completely sheathed, from the bulwarks to the keel. W ithin, timbers, knees and kelsons have been introduced, to effectually protect her from collisions with icebergs, or from lateral pressure. The bows especially, are filled with timbers, and divided oil into a water-tight apartment. The rud der is so arranged that it can be instantly unshipped, and triced up under the stern. Ihe vessel is also furnished with four pumps t so that every possible precau tion seems to have been taken to insure her safety. The officers' quarters are completely lined with cork, to absorb moisture, and the seamen are well pro vided for in a house on deck ; or should they prefer, they have snug quarters below. Ihe birk is a fine new vessel, having made two tripe to Kio, and is a fast sailer. The number of men going out on this expedition, will be forty seven, including four officers to each ves sel. Coutrary to anticipations, not the least difficulty is experienced in procur. ing racu, and of the best quality. Many good seamen are out of employment, from the return of rece&t government vessels and the inactive state of the ship ping business, and the expedition will be supplied with a personnel of rare ex cellence. Only two have been accepted from those who went out on former ex peditions, though several have cff.rcd. As fast as accepted, they are put en board the receiving-ship North Carolina. Only one officer and the physicians re main to be selected, though none have as yet been formally appointed. The list now stands as follows: Lieutenant II. J. Hartstene, formerly commander of the steamship Illinois, tc command the expedition. Lieutenant Charles C. Simms, to oom< mand the tender. Passed Midshipmen?Wataon, Smith, Wm. S. Lovell, Joseph P. Fyffe, and First Assistant Engineer, Harman Newell. One of the surgeons is a younger son of Judge Kane, of Philadelphia, Dr. Johr K. Kane, who joins in the search for his brother. Mr. Lovell was one of the offi cers in the expedition under Lieutcnan' De Haven. Q^7*A young army officer writes fron Constantinople: 44 This is the place: foi the paltry sum ol five hundred pound per year, a man of moderate desires ma] live like a prince?commodious habita tion, the best of wine, most glorious to bacco, three beautiful wives, and n< going to church." XOffKEY FBIE90S The country seat of a Fannum gentle man was lately advertised for tale. It was called Campafrncttey and as he bad lived there for ten years dispensing great hospitality, the place was well known, and many went to see it. The visitors were surprised to find, in the midst of a beautiful collection of rarw and exotic plants, a very elegant Furo iner-house, which served as the home of a large number of monkeys, of all varie ties. fiach monkey had his e??pecial niche in this little house, and above it was written his name, and the date when be became the inmate of Ckampazvelie. The names were all familiar, such as Edouard, llortcnse, Clotilda?two or three do/en of them at the least. Tho monkeys where included in the sale. One day a visitor asked the proprietor, who chanced to be there, what hai been bis fancy to have this menagerie, anl why nc had ma^e it the ornanent of his garden. 44 Ah," said he,41 these are my family. I lodge them out of gratitude. There are also some friends: relations would not have been sufficient. This great villain who is grinning so, is my Uncle Fran cois. This little black-looking one, who is cracking the prune, is my Cousin Emily. This very droll one, who twists his tail so actively and upon that branch, is my la.st passion. She is called iielpis. Ah ! it makes me sad when I look at these poor creatures. The experience of my life is there. The key to this mystery was at last given. Er.ch time that a relative or friend of AJonsicur de C failed to keep his word, or, in his estimation, committed any one of the pecadilloes to which friends and relatives so often plead guilty?such as a lie, an equivocation, a betrayal of confidence, or tho like?he bought a monkey, placed it in his mena gerie, and made it the namesake of tho offender. "In ten years," said Monsieur C . ?' 1 have had twenty-nine monkeys. All of my relations are there, except my aunt Ad my grandmothtr. As to my friends, two only arc absent. Nevertheless, I liave prepared their niche for iLfrm ; in a year or two, at the mo*t, I shall have ali my friend3 and relations caged.'' Gen'erocs FiDKLrTT.? It is generally known that not long since was consumed the railroad biidge at Paintsville, Ohio, which as a viaduct across the deep valley at that point, passes the immense travel and traffic of tbe South Shore line of roads. The fire took place in the night. The bridge was at [*oints 80 feet high? at its eastern abutment it was 40 feet high. While the vat,t crowd collected at the depot was discussing and bewailing the calamity, a man, engaged in travel ing the read, named John Casement, hurriedly demanded a lantern. One was found and lighted, and snatched by Case ment. who ran down the bank into thr valley, and disappeared, lie ran nearly a mile to the short curve bey. iho eastern end of the ruined bridge. There he took hi* aland, and emptying his pockets of letters, newspaper scraps, and other paper, he lightwl them and waved them in the air. Casement anew that t.ro freight trains were coming from tbe east. Soon their lanterns bUzed on the tr*ek. lie signalled them again with burning paper. The engineers did not respond with their whistles. The man a paper was exha'ised. With ready wit be drew a linen handkerchief from his pocket, and set it a blase and waved it. The engineers saw tbe warning and heeded it just iu tirns te save their heavy train from plunging off the 40 lect abut ment into ruin. Not to speak of the human life saved by this act of generous tHeiity to a corporation, with which he was connected only as a gravel conduc tor, Casement rcscued from- instant de struction over $50,000 worth of proper ty.?Buffalo Dcm+.ral. Shaving at Se.?..?Horace Greeley, the editor of the New York Tribune, in a characteristic letter giving an account of " Life at Sea," thu3 speaks of a tonsorial operation performed upon him : 411 got one extra glimpse of sea life, by reason of the lack of a barber, on the Asia in common with all the Cunarders. Unschooled in the art tonsorial, ( had gone unshaved more than a week, and met the remonstrances of friends with a simple averment that what they urged was impossible. In this I was at length overheard by a seaman on deck, who in terpleaded that if I would fellow him I should be speedily and satisfactorily ren dered beardless. I could hardly back out, so I followed him into the ship's forecastle, took my seat on a rough bench without a back, whereupon a rougher tar, with an instrument which he seems to have mistaken for a razor, performed the operation required, and jtocketcd a quarter therefor without grumbling. 1 did not offer him more, for my face was smarftng at the time; but the sights and smells of that forecastle were richly worth a dollar.1 ToDssteot Boss Bcos.?The Buffalo Republic says: When the rose bug first makes its appearance, sprinkle your bushes profusely with the pollon of the flower of the Alanthus tree, or pour upon the bushes, through a watering pot, a strong decoction of the same. You will presently see hundreds of the bugs falling to the gfound, there to die. The operation may be repeated once or twice a day until they entirely disappear, which generally takes place in less tkan a week. ? 0^/*A wag in London advertised a carriage to perform with only one wheel, and invited the curious in mechanics to 6ee its performance. Many of the mem bers of tbe Society of Arts attended ac cordingly, when the wag exhibited *-* wheelbarrow 1 A regular Bell. (?7 Love of children is always tLe in dication of a genial nature?a pore, un i worn, and unneltiah nature.