Newspaper of Evening Star, May 30, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 30, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT 8CJ7CDAYJ At tk* Star Building, eomtr Pemuylmmrni* mvenu4 and R!#verth , By W. D. WALLACH, W?M be prnr??d to ?ubscribfr? h> the cities of Wash ington, Gi*nr<?iown, Al^iandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTFR CENTS, payable weekly to the Areata. To mail rabacribera the aabocri;>aon price i? THREE DOLLARS AND Pi FTY CENTS a year In eAwmee, TWO DOL LARS for SIX MONTHS, aad ONE DOLLAR fjp THREE MONTHS. Q9-Sir?lb corn* on ?nv. VOL. V. tis. ? t:: WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY. MAY 30. 1855. NO npREBLR PATENT IMPROVED EYELET SI A I 1HHINE. Pies" patent?combined on one stock S?c?n I pUfBt-wlfftedinf with eyelet Third patent?patent improved fastener, riveting both side* AH parlies in want of a eood Eyelet Machine, are strongly recommended to nw none but LIPMAN'S PATENT IMPROVED, wbirh is decidedly the beat ever brought before the public, poweeslng numeroue advantages, via: It is uroag, durable and not I able to oM ? or der. ft punches the hole well, and te fit the Eyelet, sad ia one operation clinches the Erelet on both *de*. It eaves time, an the paper# fce.. need not be reversed or turned over to clinch the Evlet a se cend^iae, u ia the ctae with all other M*ehinea. It ia asefnl to the Merchant in Sling away papers, na well v> to the attorney or Conveyancer, the Sloe maker. Tailor, Mlllm-r, and numerous otiiers, tind Is a very labor saving Maehine ?o<d by all the principal Stationers and Fmcy Goods Dealers ?fc- -ughou* the United States. Agent.-* for Washington, TAYLOR ft MAURY. may 31?tf Bookstore, near 9th U7s MARINEBAND. THE undersigned would respectfully inform the Military, Fireman, Clnbi and Hie public sene ttulf that by applying to him at the Marine Barrack', or at bis residehce, on E. between 9ih and 10th sts. aas'.or by note at Hilbus 8t Bitz's Music Depot, (key can obtain the services of the Marine Band, or a portion of it either as a bras', reed or cotillon band, which will embrace Louis Weber's unrivalled paiiy. F. 9CALA, Tonductor and Leader of Marine Band, ap 30?1 m* m A CARD. Economy t-t the ft ad to Great Reduction in the price ol Hats ft Ctp? ff^HE undersigned, having made arrancements I with a Now York Hat Comimnyto be eon atanthr snppjiel with the very best Molepkia or liRE^S HATS, got up in the latest style, r.ffere Uiem at the unprecedented low price of ?3,5". worth from f->ur to fire d ?'lars; second quality, 83, worth from f3,50 to J4 ; and a very good fa?a#on able Hat at ?9,50 w >rth from $3 to $3.50. Also, Be^bo .t Coy Hats, at a mu'li lees advance than they have been here tof-r? sold in tbi? city. Pirst rats beaver Hats $3,5 >. All kimls of s*rt H ATS and CAPS very low. tla order to sell at the ab ?ve low prices th-> cash system n?a-?t be adopted ; consequently those who purchase wUl not be charged from fifteen to twenty* *ve per cent as an offset for bad debts. ANTHONY, (Ihr manv vears in the e? iploy of Todd St Co.) No. 3, Columbia place, 7th sc, Bp 13?tf ?2d door north of Penn. avenue. TAH.K SOT1CK. NEW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PW. BROWNING, Merchant Tailor, undei # the United Stale. Hotel, has just received a targe supply of Spring and Summer Goods, and is now pr> par d to offer grt a! bargains to all in a.?nt of e<>od n?d fasmon t;le cfrilvng. His " Ready made Clothing " wtll be sold at the following low price*: Wh:de suits. Coat, Pantaloons, and Vest, of thin cloth or cassimere, for $12. Fine Black Frock and Dresa Co&U, from $10 to .$li? Good Business Ooata for ?7. Black and Pan-ry Pants, t.om ?3 to $7. Mao* 1; es "nd Silk Vesu. froiu to $5. He keen* always on hand a large assortment ol fhucy arucie*, such a* Shirts, Gloves, Cravala, I'm brei'.as, he. "Sole A*e.n (Lt the sale or Scon's Fashiom.' mar '9?tj LOOK HERE!!! MORE BOUNTY LAND TO ALL Who served :n awt war since 1790, whether as Officers Sotdient. Sailor*. Marines, Clerk", Indians, Chap lains. Wagon Master*, Teamewrs, Landsin n, (or their widows or miu or children) who nave not yet received full 160 acres, and have been in service 14 days, will do well u. write to us. postpaid, and their Land Warrants wirt be forwarded to them for the atove qaaatity, r.nd nociiarge it tliey do not jot it. H LI.OYD at CO., Claim Agent's Office, opposite U. S. Treasury, \Y aahmgtun City, D. C BOHEIHINO NEW TJVDER THE 805. CHARLES WERNER, Pennsylvania avenue, ofporite Brown*' Hotel. TT AS fitted ap the comnvdiou hall over his Ree i tauran' as a first clans t?AGi?R BEER SA? COON, bavinz procured a supply of every luxury and comforts found in first class emablisliincriu ol the kind in the Northern cttie*. His RHINE WINES aud Prench White W.nes, as well as bis Ciaret*, Seaars. Lager Beer, German, Italian, and Swriuer CHEESES, and indeed . f ev ery other appropriate luxury in such an ^tab ish n?nt, is unsurpassed in tliis coaiitry. He solicits a call from his fnendri and the public. may 18?tf CCUMING'S FAMILY PRAYERS, in si vols, 75 eents each Buchan's System of Anthropology, A3 Floriae Pan wi of Burgundy, by W B MacCabe, 75 centt Orowtn of Holiness, by Faber 50c Vindication o: the Cath lie Church, 75c The lmuiacuUu; Concepu.>n, by Bishop Ullathome The Heart of Je*ua, by J. B Dal^rns^SOCy No. 1?8 Bridge street, Georgetown, i>. C. may 17?tf DENTISTRY. RB. DONALDSON, Denting late of the fira 1 c4 . Hun: a Donaldson, continues to nianufacture and iMl those beautiful ?] Ccelaia tet-tb, witn or without gums, specimens ot which (made- and de powte<1 by the late firm) was awarded the ar?t * premium at tbe Mechanic*' Institute Fair, recently held in this city The?e teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular ease, and liieir resemblance -to the natu ral organsu so perteet as to d?.eive the mo* prac tised eye. Particular attention al-to paid to filling and pre servinc the natural teeth. Charges moderate and ail operations warranted Office soutaweu corner Seventh and D s s.? en trance m D. mar 41?6m PkR?OK? WITH DkFECTlVE ? uumi are invited to examine my exteaorve stock of ail kimis of SPECTA CLES and EYE-GLASSES. Glasses of aay kind, mch as Cataract, Parsbola, Periscopic, Double Concave, Double Convex, wnd Colored Glasses, put in at snort notice, with great care, and persons ia want of glasses may be sure lu get those wined benefit the eye. Circulars "Defective Vision," gratis at 11. S^MKEN'S, S SO Pa. avenge, betw. IHh and lOtli as. 30 I -? unl ii* ffil GREAT BARGAINS N LADIES', GEVTS', MISSES , AND CHIL DREN ?' BOOTS AND SHOES.-Tbe nbKriber beinf compelled to remove from the store he now oceu{*ies, r ffcr? los pres ent weil-asM>rted stock ot BOOTS HND SHOES at greatly reduced pnees. All jiersoi.s in want of the araclu will find u to their advaiiltgH to call bef?*e purchaemg elsewhere. A. H SLOAN, No 304 Pa. av., near 19th st., north side, may 1?U ' tll-OCK*, \V ATCI1K9 AND JEWEL.HY / ^>pene 1 this dav, forry din'erent stylos ot C oelcs Clocks $1 85 Fine Gold Watches, fJ9 warramcd. Jewelry cheaper han ever. 1 all and see for >uunMiives at J ROBINSON'S, Wo. 349 opposite Browas' fl Hal. mayl?dim ? j j CUftULHe U UK13II, Architect. (Pa. Tenth mU l2evo*tk sfr'afc,) waasDwtaa, a. ?. continue ?o furnuh Plana, detail workinj " ' D?ewiags and spoerikcauons ot bnildinse ?T arecrtvooa, and also to superintend Uisii >rt* r?*i> )??.*' | WfttI, PLiTEO WIRE P AVOIPIVK FA.\C\ O'iOOS. ?Silver Tea Sets, Sugar Bowls, Cream Jugs, OoMeu,.taps, Spoons and Fork*. Also, a great variety of magnificent Fancy Silver Wart, tmuuie fbr pres. au. Plated Coffee ?S^ts, Casto<s, Poskete, Spoons and Forks, on best Albata. ]** Wti- isa are warm-ted u? represented, a?t will U sold a: a ?ual! advance. ? B. 6EMKBN, w? Pa- t?enue, bet Uth and lOtn stre< te. 'JB?tf _ T H unT POUCE MAGISTRATE, hast sr.. near posy*. jrzyuK, ?oual* ^***^ Ciauas attended to TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. PRACTICAL OPT I CIA \Wf ISHErt to call the attention to all that Fbtf'-r Vv witft defective right, caused by age, sickle* and particularly l om glasses injudiciously soleot.d, to hi- su^nor SPECTACLES and GLASSES care fully ground hy himself to a trtM spherical accuracy, and brilliant transparency, aur.ed precisely ami ben e6ci>lly to the wearer according to the concavity or convexity <>t the eye. Very numerous are th? ill ef fects caused to the precious organ of sight from the cmtneiieem^nt of uairg glasses in not being pre cisely suited, by the use of an Optometer; and the practice of many year*, enaW-a him to measure thf focal disUu.ce of the eyes, and such glasses that are absolutely required will be furnished with precision and sati?factioo J. T acknowledges the very liberal encourage menl already obtained, ?nd further ar.licits tbe pa tronage of tho.-e that have not yet availed themselves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by sending Vie glares in use, and stating how many inches they can read this print with their spectacles, can be supplied with such that will improve their sbht Innumerable testimonials to be *e?*n; and refer ences given to mnny who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from hi' glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No 3 1? Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows1 Hall, up stairs. Norfolk, September 7,1864. Sir?The Spectacle# you made for me suit very well, and seem to have improved my sight more than any other 1 have lately tried Litt. W. Tazrwrll. I have tried a pair of Spectacle* obtained from Mr Tobias, r.nd find them of great assistance to my s'gbt, anl corresponding with bta description or the focus. I recommend him as a skillful optician Hskry A. Wis*. Mr. 1. Tobias: . Sir The p-v.r of Spectacles you furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me They are very decidedly the best 1 possess, and I am tli owmr of eight or nine p&irs, carefully selected in different place* and frwi opticians recommended to me on account of their professional standing in E:>;f land. Franee, and the United States I have been also pl*a-ed with your remarks and directions on the treatment of the ?'yes, lor the purpose of pre serving and improving the sight. Respectfully >ours, Chas Caldwcil, Professor of M. C., Louisville, Ky. LvRCHBCRO, Nov. 10, 1854 Mr. John Tobias having furnished me with Glaa ses. by which I havebc^n greatly aided, (my vision bavins suffered grcstlv from reading at night in m> earlier life) it affords me the highest pleasure to say that T con-ider him a skillful practical optician, an* well prepared to aid those who ii.ay n? ed his profes sional services. W*. B. Rorzia, Elder of Methodist Conference. Wilmisotom, S. C., Jan. 27, 1864. Mr.J. Tobias; ^ , Dear Sir-I am happy to say that the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week arc entirely satisfactory. From au inequality in tbr: visual ranee ot'm. eye*, I have heretofore found s:reat difficulty in netting glasses of the proper focal distances. It affords uie pleasure to slate, that by the aid of your optometer this difficulty has been happily obviated so ttjat the Glasses you furnished me are decidedly the beet adapted to uiy eyes of any I have ever yet asca. Very respectfully yours, K. B. Drane, Rector of St. James' Parish. IVi>artmein of Interior, May 7, 1855. Prom na'ural defect- and the unequal range of mi e>es, I have been compelled to use glares for se?e ml yeaM. I have tried different opticians without 1 ob? ^ning glassei perfectly fitted to my wyes l'our a*,.- itis Hinre Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially i for me, wiiich I have found to serve me perfectly By the use of hi* opt >aieur be is e.nab'.cd to adap Glasses minutely to the eye I most cheerfully iec uinnulid Mr. Tobias to all having occasion to use gimmem. and bear my testimony at to bis skill a? an optician. Hkrrt E Bai.dwik, Assistant Secfy to sign Land Warrants. I may 16?tf FOR THB CURB OF Asthma and Consumption. NEW AND VERY WON D MCFUL HYGEANA Brought home to the door of the Killion. A WONDERFUL discov. ry has recently beei, made by Dr. Curtis of this city, in the treat ment of Con-umption, A-thma, and a'l diseases ol the Lungs. We refer t? Dlt CURTIfS HYGE ANA. OR INHALING HYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY r*YRIJP." With this new meifnal, !>r C. has restored manv afflicted ones to health, a* an evidence of which he has innumerable certificates Speaking of the tr-atment, a physician remarks, "It is evident that !? haling?constantly breathing an agreeable, healing vapor?the medieinal properties mu?t come in direct contact with the whole *nal cavitie of the lang*, aad thus escape the many aiu varied changes produced upon them when intr?> du'ed into the rtomach, and subject to the process of digestou " Tnc Hygena is foi >ale at at: the Druggi-t'a throughout the country.? N. York DutcK man of JJn. 14. The Inh& er is worn en the breast undeg the linen without the least incortvenicnce?the heat of the body being sufficient to evaporate the fluid. Hun dreds of eas?a of curM, like the following, might be named. _ , , One package of the Hyg ?ra has cured me of tin Asthma of eix years' standing. j F Kmimi, P. M. of Duncannon, Pa. I am cured of th e Asthma of ten years' standing by Dr. Cu-tia*# Hygeana. Margaret Eastos, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. Paul, of No. 6 Hammond street. N Y , wa eiued of a severe case ol Bronchitis by the Hy 6 My sister has been cured of a distressing cough of several years' standing, and decide* to be incura Me b. tbe physician#. the was cured in one month by the Hygeana. J. H. Gap?ert, P. M Richmond, Me. The R*v. Dr. Chcrvkr, af New York, testifies ol our medicine in the fellwvia* language t Niw York, Nov. 15,1864. Dear Sir?I think highly of I*. Cort i's Hygeana as a resi""^ In diseases of the throat and Ltaig* ? kiaviiif ha<1 nome opportunity to testify it? ettcacy, I am c<*)tfneetl that it is a most tfccellent medi eine, both the Syrup and ttoeiabaling application to the cfecst. Prof. S. Crwthr wntea us as ?o)lowa f Gentlemen?I have recently had occasion to test ?our Cherry Syrup and Hygaaa Vapor, in ?c?ieol chronic aore throat, that had Mused io yield to oth m forms of tr^mto eolT and the rwill twu* Mtiiified thmt, whitetif m*y be t*? com^?tiiioB of your preparation, it ts no imposititm, but an excellent remedy. I wish, foribe sake of ihe at0ieted,tt;at it m'sht be brought within the reach of all. Dr Johns, one of the most celebrated Physicians lit New York writes as follows : Dr. Crans? Dear Sir-Having whreseed the ex cellent effect# of yonr Hyg?*ana or inhaling ll.vgean Vapor and Cherry Syrup, lr. case of Chronic. Bron chitis, and being much in favor of eouptcr irrita'ion in affeetions of the tliroat, Bronchial rnbes and lurg^ I can therefo-e chcerfolly recommend your Medi cited Apparatus as being the aM convenient ami effectual mode of ap:i ying anytlung of the kind 1 hav ever seen. No doubt, thousands of per ons may i?e relieved, and uiiny cured, by usiu^ your medicines. ? / I must here be allowed to confess that I am op posed to prescribing or usisgsecret compounds, but this liiUe neatly contrived artiels, and lis < Sects in the ca*e above alluded to, have induced me to speak in its favor. You itre et liberty to use this iaaay way yaai may think proper. Respectftilly, >oar-^c. c. JoHWt, M D.. No. 609 Houston street, N. Y. jk*f S^CUILtS^V?t?:*8 BOYD ? PA^ ? JS.'-'ST SS "Jo, u-M States tor irn dollars. \ B ?Dr. i 'urtif's Hygeana is the ORIGINAL and ONLY GENUINE ARTICLE; all others are bsi* ioiiu am*, or vile and mjunoua ctiunteilcils. Shut. ih%ai n? you would POISON. For sale in Washington by CH ARLM 8TOTT, Pa. avnue, aaax 7tb strart; aud J. B MOiHiE, in the Flist WirJ. wij'M? OtUR'V'i AND GiLLOTT'8 6T EL P#NB m X var?ety, h .ught in person from the niauufaetur eia by the undersigned. In tills way *ecurin| Jtau iui as, as weU as the boat quality an>! fiaub, cl each brand. flANvk TAYtOK. may? EVENING STAR. The Washington National Monament Society. DEED prom THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED U states James K. Polk, President of the United Sfates. to the Washington National Monument Society?Recorded 22d Feb ruary, 1849, in Liber J. A. S., No. 2, folio 12. To all to whom these presents shall come greeting: Whereas a certain Joint Resolution of the two Houses of Congress of the United States, with the following title, to wit: "Joint Resolution tuthor" izing the erection on the public grounds iu the city of Washington, of a monument to George Washington," nnd in the fol lowing words, to wit: ? Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemble, that the Washington National Monument Society, be, and it is hereby authorized to erect the proposed monument to the memory of George Washington, upon such por tion of the public gjounds or reservations within the city of Washington not other wise occupied, as shall be selected by the President of the United Srates and the board of managers of said society, as a suitable site on which to erect the said monument, and for the necessary protection thereof," was on the thirty first day of January, in the year eigh teen hundred and forty-eight, approved by James K. Polk, President of the said United States, in the words and figures following, to wit: "Approved January 31st, 1848, James K. Polk:'1 and whereas, also, under the authority and in pursu ance of the aforesaid joint resolution, on the sccond day of February, in the year aforesaid, the said James FC. Polk, Pres ident of the United States, and a major ity of the board of managers ; the whole board consisting of Wintield Scott, Na 'han Towson, John J. Abert, James Kearney, Walter Jones, Thoinas Caibtrv, Peter Force, William A. Bradley, Philip R. Fendall, Thomas Munroe, Walter Lrnox, Matthew F. Manry, and Thomas Blagden, being the board of managers of the said Washington National Monu ment Society, did select from and among the publie grounds and reservations in the said city of Washington, not other wise occupied, reservation numbered three (3) as laid down and distinguished on the plat or plan of the said city of Washington, as a suitable site on which I to erect the said monument, and for the I uecessary protection thereof: Now know lye, that the said Washington National I Monument Society, is hereby, and by ? virtue of the aforesaid joint resolntion, I authorized to crect a monument to the I memory of George Washington, and for I the necessary protection thereof, on the Iaforesaid reservation numbered three (3) las laid down and distinguished on the I plan or plot of the said city of Wavhing Iton, and to use, possess and enjoy, I quietly and peaceably, and free from all I let or hindrance, the aforesaid reserva tion numbered three (3) as laid down laud distinguished as aforesaid, for the [purposes aforesaid, and according to the I true intent and meaning of the aforesaid [joint resolution. In testimony of all which, the said James K. Polk, President of the United Stales of America, has hereto set his hand and the seal of the said United States; urd iu testimony of the selection as aforesaid of the said reservation number three (3j for the purposes aforesaid, the said Win field Scott, Nathan Towson, John J. Abert, Jam?s Kearney, Walter Jones, Thomas Carbery, Peter Force, Willi&m A. Bradley, Philip R. Fendall, Thomas Munroe, Walter Lenox, Matthew F. Maury and Thomas Blagden, managers as aforesaid of the said Washington Na tional Monument Society, have hereto set their respective hands and seals at the aforesaid city of Washington, on this twelfth day of April in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight. James K. Pole. [Seal of U. S.] In presence of?(a) Winfield Scott, Wm. Brent, 1st V.P. Nathan Towson, W. W. Seaton, 2d do. Arch'd. Henderson, 3d V. P. J. B. H. Smith, Trea surer. Geo. Watterston, Se cretary. Peter Force. True copy?Teste: I J. A. Smith, Clerk. (A) Not*.?The aoove named ofioers and managers subscribe 1 their Danes, not u wu. | emu to the President's signature, but a* I partus referred to in the bedy of the deed. I MR. DOCGHKRTl's STATEMENT. Washington, March 12th, 1855. I To tk? Board of Mtna?*rs of Mr Washing ton National Monuuunt Society. I Gentlemen : Having been forcibly ejec ted from my office at the monument this

morning, and the property placed in my hands by you thereby wrested from me in defiance of all right, by the agent of a body who choose to call themselves the board ol managers, backed by a mob, it become? my duty to make a "statement of the oc | carrences which led to this result, in or j der that you may take such steps in regard to the matter as may be deemed proper. From the day of the so-called election, /February 22d,) until last Wednesday, March 7th, I held undisputed possession of the building and property, and Exer cised the same authority as I had done from the day of my appointment, July 1st, 1848. On that day, (March 7th,) tht day watchman, George Hilton, informed me that he had received a note irom the clerk of the sell-styled new board, Eck loff, (the same who made the fraudulent entry on your journal, which wa* expun ged by yon in the presence of both lam and those claiming their election by thai fraudulent entry,) instructing him not to pay OT^r to ma the monies received by I John J. Abert, Walter Jone3, Thos. Carbery, W. A. Bradley, jP. R. Fendall, Thos. Munroe, Walter Lenox, M. F. Maury, Thos. Blagden. him from visitors, but to pay them to J.' M. McCalla, their treasurer. I enquired of him whether or not ho recognized any ri^ht in them to instruct him; he answered t'oat he did not. I then told him to re ceive no messages from them, and if they came to him again, to tell thein if they had any communications to make, it must be to me; that I had control of him, and would require him to pay over the contributions to me as he had always done. This took place in presence of a witness. On that same afternoon he came over to me in the city, and handed me a letter, of which the following is a copy, written in the handwriting of Mr. Joseph H. Bradley : Washington N. M. Office. ( March 7,1855. f Mr. War Dougherty, Superintendent. Sir?Until further directions lrom the board of managers, who are now organi zing their plan of operations, all monies received by any officer or agents of the so ciety will be paid directly to the treasurer. You will, therefore, forbear to call on Mr Hilton for collections made by him until that plan shall have been adopted* of which due notice will be given. Your obedient servants, Jos II. Bradley, J. M. McCalla, \ (ieorgk 11. Plant, S. C. Busby, ; Samuel S. Buiggs, Committee. What the plan of operations mentioned in the above, that they were organizing, I. at that time, did not know, but subse quent events show that it was to obtain possession by mob law. On the next day, after receiving the abtrve letter, I seut an answer through the post office, directed to Mr. Bradley; the following is a copy: Washington National Monument, ( March 8th, 1855. j" Jossph II. Bradley, Esq. Sir ?I have received a communication signed by yourself and fofcr others, repre senting yourselves as a committee of the board of managers of the Washington National Monument society, directing me to forbear calling on the watchman for the collections made by him, as you had ordered that all monies received by any officer or agent should be paid directly to tiie treasurer. In answer, I would state ! that I am, and always have been, the *n!y j authorized agent to collect monies at the ' monument, and am alone responsible to [ the board, the watchman merely recjeiv i ing contributions from visitors, and pay | icg them over to me whenever I think proper to demand it. As I do not recog nize the existence of any board ol mana gers, except the one under whose oriiers 1 have been acting, and yet continue to act, I shall decline receiving auy instruc tions from any person or persons, except the member? of that board, and conse quently I shall pursue the sime courie in relation to the contributions as I have heretofore done, and will require the watchman to account to me aione for the monies received by him. Respectlully vours, Wm. Doughbrif. Superintendent of the W. Nat. Mon. On this day, I learnt (hat they had placed a person on the ground the even ing before as a night watch. I enquired of Hilton whether he had suffered him to go into my office, or any of the other buildings of which he, Hilton, had the keys; he replied that he had not. i gave him positive instructions not to allow him to enter any of them, and also direc ted the night watch, Mr. Barrow Frere, to allow him to remain on the grounds so loLg as he did not interfere with any thing, but if he attempted to exc-rcisef any authority, te put him off On Friday mornirg i received an order from the building committee to advertise thejtwo horses belonging to tlic monument; for sale at public auction, in order thit, if J these persons believed that they had any just claim on the property of the monu ment, they might have an opportunity to test the matter legally, by trying to pre vent the sale. Immediately n receiving the order, I went to the monumen. and removed the horses to a public stable, as I was fearful that if they remained there, they might share the fate of the three that belonged to the monument last June, who were poisoned and died. On Saturday morning early, Mr. Frere, the night watch, came to my house, and informed me that llilton had the evening before given up to Mr. Bradley the keys of the I various workshops and other buildings on the ground, including the key of my I office. 1 immediately consulted a mem ber of the board, who is a lawyer by pro 1 fession, who instructed me that the fact I of their having obtained possession of the keys surreptitnusly by the treachery of tv e miserable tool they made use of, did I not, iu the least, interfere with my just and legal right of possession, and directed I me to go to the building, and exercise the same authority as I had heretofore J done, and retain possession urtil force j was used to remove me, but on no account I to make such resistance as would create J a riot or cause difficulty, as the board did not wish to do anything but retain peace able possession of their property. 1 went |direc;lyto the monument, accompanied I by Frere, the night watch, and foun# my I offi e open, and no person in it; standing some fifty or sixty yards off against the stable, I saw five or six persons, amdngst them llilton. I entered the office and sat down. Shortly after Hilton started over I the field in the direction of Briggs's I blacksmith shop, who I had ju6t under stood had been appointed superintendent 1 in my stead. After remaining probably J an hour, llilton returned, and with and I behind him some three or four more of the same sort as those stationed against 1 the stable wall; presently Mr. Brigjis j came also and entered the office; he tlun inlormed me that he had a Aumnunication for me, and handed me a letter; the Ill lowing is a copy: Cffice o* tee W. N. M. Society, ( March 9th, 1855, ) Mr. Wi Dougherty. Sib?At a meeting of board of man agers of the Washington National Monu merit Society lield this d%y, you iris fe? moved from the position ofsuptrintendcnt of the Washington National Monameat, and Mr. Samuel S. Briggs elected in vour place. Yoj arc instructed to deliver to your successor on receipt of this, the books, documents, and property of all kinds V longmg to the society'that may be in your possession. Vespasian- Ellis, 1st Vice President Chas. C.Tucker, Secy W. N. M. S. Alter reiding the above, I toid Mr. Briggs that I did not recogn ze the right of these parties to remove me; that T believed the board, under whom I was acting, to be the only legal board ; that tho?e claiming to be the new board had rccognized me as the superintendent, and my legal right to the possession of the property; that it was sufficient for sue to know that it was a disputed matter which of the two boards was the legal one, and until that dispute was settled, or the board under who^e authority I was acting should think proper to dis miss me, that I should retain possession, and the only way he could get clear of me was either by producing some au thority known to the law, or taking pos session by brute force. After remaining until 12 o clock, Mr. Briggs took his de parture. A short time after I stepped , out and called IJilton, and demanded tf him the keys ; he told me that he had not (hem. I asked him what he had done with them ; his answer was that the new bo*rd had sent for him. and he C"<ve 'hem to Mr Bradley. I then ordmd hiin toleave the premises, which he said he would do. After considerable equivocation, he told me he had a key that would unlock all the buildings, except my office and the engine house, and that there was a win dow in the engine house that he coold open. I got the key from him, and pro ceeded to unlock all the buildings and locked them up in his pre;-ence, and or dered him to open the engine house for me : he did so. I then went to the car penter shop, the key of which 1 had in my possession, and got a hammer and nails, and nailed up all the dcors of the buildings to which they had access, and direced him to tell tham what I had done, and li they broke them open that they did it at their peril. 1 then left the building. That evening, about dark, Frere came to my house, and told me that the buildings were all broken open : also his watch house, of which the key h*d never been out of his posses-ion, and that they had put other locks on : he stated that there were four or five strangei9 there, and when he told then: he had come to go on duty, they told I him that ho was not reco^niEcd as a watchman any longer. Hilton told him that there were to be six watchmen oa that night ?a portion of them of the police, and a portion of them tin auxiliary guard : that they were armed to the teeth, and I lat if he" attempted to exercire any authority, there would be blood spilled : he also told him that John T. Towers, the mayor of the city, had sent word for them to tell me that if 1 came over there and acted as a private citizen they would not molest me. but if 1 attempted to exercise any authority, or enter any of the buildings, he would have me arrested. Under these circumstance*, I d:rec'fd the watchman to go home that nigh'. a.s there could be no use in his exposing himself against that nural>er, but to g > there on bunday and keep an eye on tbuir movements. This morning I consulted two of the members of the board, who adv.sed me to go to ray po.-t as usual, and remain uuless force was used, and, if so, under no circumstances to make any further resistance than was neces sary to establish the fact, as they neither wished me .0 sustain any personal in jury, or to do anything which could be tortured into an act of aggression on my part. Accordingly, the night watch and myself went to the building about 10 o'clock, and found the office tilled with persons, among them Mr. Briggs, the captain of the day police, the captain of th(* Auxiliary Guard, and three police of ficers that 1 knew?whether any more were officers or not I cannot say?to gether with a crowd of probably twenty or thirty outstde of the door, of all sorts and sizes. After entering and taking a seat, 1 told them that I had received a message stating that the mayor intended having me arrested if I attempted to ex ercise any authority as superinte ident, I told them I was the superintendent of that building; all the property on the ground was in my charge; that. 1 was responsible to the board for its safe keeping ; that 1 intended, to exercise the control of the place, and that I would not suffer any one to interfere oi cxercise any authority, and that if they wanted to arrest me to do so. The captains of the police and guard both toll me that Mr. Towers had given them no orders at all; that Mr. Briggs had called this morn ing at the police office and told them that he had understood I was to come with a mob to the building at 10 o'clock to take possession. I replied that they could seo how much truth there was in*the re poit as I was there with no one but the night watch, and that I bad not come on the ground since this tiouble began with out finding from six to a dozen loafers hanging about ready for the chances. Mr. Briggs stated that he was the super intendent, and that he repeated every word I had stated in relation to the ex ercise t'f authority as such. I then re peated that the only way they could get clear of me would be to shew some legal authority or take possession by farce : that I would sooner see the matter seltled then than sutler it to go on. as 1 was cer tain it would end in bloodshed ; that 1 had positive orders this morning to make no further resistance than was necessary to constitute a forcible remoT^l, and if ihey thought proper to take hold of me and put me out 1 would go quietly, and report the facts to thofre fGr whom I was acting. After some delay it was pro posed to ae to postpone the matter until THE WEKKLX STA3L ?dafog a greator varVty ?T lali iiiHag Am em befbaad la?yo*?t-fc >ilB*il?a WmmH k^C??,m*uuii v fTMiW 0(7- ein?l? copiee (In wrapper*) caa W . at the counter, immediately WW the law ?f '*>* paper. Price?Tmxa cikti< PcaTBsrraaa who Mt m agents wM u .- ?TsmiiBoa of twenty per mil three o'clock tkis afternoon, in order that the two boards might be consulted. T refused to make any arrangement, or rec ognize any right to hare anv board con sulted. i told them I had m? order?, and I gate them notice before tne police offlaers that I would, before I left the building, take my keys and unlock all the buildings, and if I found the locks removed and others on I would taka * r: one-hammer and break dwn the doors, and if any of the gang about attempted to assault me I would shoot them, as do matter what aggressions they made if the offi>rs were absent they would swear anything against me. but that the offi cers were men of truth and would do me justicc. Afier some further delay, Mr. Briggs ordered me out. 1 refused. lie then took hold of me and pushed me out. According to my orders I made no fur ther resistance, but left the premisea. What further remains to be done is for you to say. The above is a fair and correct state ment of the matter to the best of my re collection. 1 he words may not be ex actly the same in some instances, but LDe substance is exactly what occurred. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Wm Docghsutt, Superintendent W. N. Monument. i<;V KMEST8 OF OCIAN STEAMERS. ft-u at. L*tt* For Days. Ita'tic New York...Liverpool....May 30 Pacific Liverpool ...N?w York.....May )9 ?hIo -tar .... Havre .^.New York...Mav IS lYa<hir:gton B'einen .....New York.. Ma?'.3 Atri.-a Liverpool ...Bonon ?....M*y SIS The California steumrra leave New York on ?c ??d 2(hh of "arh montn. UiF.lV \LS AT PRINCIPAL EOTfLS. National Hotel?a. p. wtll^ab 8 *, >1.1 P P Allen a lady, NY ?l Cainpb II. NY J ' Good son, Va W F vrmKtrong, Md M Iluphea 11 W Rawhug, do J e'emmea, NY M IVil iarns,do II 8 Hti<lf,do II 8 Mv?-m UC i Trout a tasnilv, Mum I P Net*! bam, NY Mlm GWbert, do" L F. Rowi*. do I Rice a lady. P* I 8 IUlenf> ek,?lo J D Myers a lady, M4 l> Cluilas, Pa U 8 Maddo*. 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The White Hou*f Pavilion is now >pen for vial tors It ix a beautiful place for pleasure trips; it h*~ a fine Ba!2 and Dining room , also, a new Ten Pin Alley. or par*;cuiars app'y to the President of tha Comply, or the Captau.s ot the Boats. Mr. WILLIAM COKE is furnishing refreshments on 'he boau, and u prepared to furnish paoies on the bt*>t termx. ap 86?ftm NEW AND OLD PIANOS. > \?TE have now in store the largest use rrtment of Vv " - * - - - - - PI AN' '8 ever offere . in Uua city, ipusn Hii !??!,' Dan- fci Co., Bacou a liav^n, and Knabe, GacWtt a ?'o.*s celebrated manufactories. Theea P.aaoa we guarantee, and sell upon vei y eauy ter ns A!?t>, a ne? Pi no u^ed only a few inoutba, which we off r at the low priee of $600 caab ; a aacoud ha;id Piano, by Andre 8lien, for ?75. A very fiuc .reond hand Chickcring Piaoo for t>a e cr rent at a bargain. Old Piar>o? taken in exchange for new. Alwfcyii ou bauii, trio's,Covers, V soiuia, Gvitars, Flutes, /.ceorde->na, Nfu?c. ac ac. John r ellis. 300 Penaeylvaaia aveaae, mfey 10 bet. 9th and 10th i REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBINQ AND GA8-FITriNG U&POT. ^pHE subscriber respectfully aLtiounces to hia x au.l tht puuic in general that he has re cci\e<l Uie fi ?t lot of t'? celebrated DODGE'S DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AND FORCE PUMP, which received the STL PER MKDJlL at the la.e Ffcirof the Metro.olr.au M ' iastl rate, and is now prepared to furnish aS whomsf fitor hiiu with a call. : IJi- eiCK k of GAS fllTVOEa an utuur pessi'd in the Diftrttt. , . With c* curpi himself to fill an> GAH-nflllOl ?W All uutk. aI'h*t warraa ?d to give opiuplef satiifacrion ' JOHN RLE.-F, may 3?tf ( cor. dirth at. anil Pa avtwte. ,.,Va?*iC*(iJ V J(Li iJX. oif coaaptjMM wm |wua ho prui. 5 >>' trfderu'iaUie FLl'MB I NO AND (hie j^or ? p- tiers a?id dospau h