Newspaper of Evening Star, June 13, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 13, 1855 Page 1
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VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13. 1S55. NO. 762. THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SITYDAY,) At the St 1" Hm/diff, evn?r Penvt^lt mvtmme a*4 i?y w. n. WALi.Acn, WiU h4- served to *ii!i?ciN'n in the cities of Was*i tn^nn, Geo*g. town, Alexifutrin, Baltirnoro ard Philadelphia, .it SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable we. hly to the Agent*. T" mail *ub?cribers the subscription price is THREP. DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year In o.Wf, TWO DOL LARS for SIX M<?VTHS, and ONE DOLLAR ** THREE MONTHS. JfcT-Smot.t roNH orb oajrr. rpRERLF PATENT IMPROVED EYELET MA * CHINE. Firs' patent?combined on onp slock 8<'coii I patent?w-lf iHcdinp with eyelet P **'"'?1 patent unproved fastener, rlvetiDg All parl..fi in want of., ,ood Eyelet Machine, are to we none bnt T.fPM AV'S P ^TENTI1V!PROVED, which is decidedly m* best ever brought before the public, po^ewinc numerous advantages, vijt : It Is nronj. durable and not liable to ?et ont of or der. It paaches the hole wi ll, and to fir th* Eyelet, an1 in one n|?eration clinches the Ev -let on l?o?h stiles. It ^avr<? time, n-? the papers (u*M need not be reversed or turned iw toctinrli the Eylct a se eondTume a, i? the ra*? with ail other Machine. It is asernl to the Merchant in filing a way papers, a< wi II u to the st'orney n't.'oiiveyancer, tie !*hoe ranker, Tail ?r, Milliner, anl nuineroas others, and Is a very laWor **vir.r Maehine. Sold by a!! the principal Stationers nnd Fancy Goods Dealers throughout the Cured Statee. Agents for Washington. ^ TAYLOR A MAITRY, may 21 ? tf Rtok*tore. near 9ih st J& A CARD. Economy is </i* ro<td to wealth." Great Redaction in the price of Hat? & Capi fflHE und.-rsigne.l, having m ide arrangements JL with a NVw York Hit Comtiuiv to be con stantly mpnlied with the very t -st'.Moleskin or DRESS HATS, got up in the latest style, offer? them at the unprecedented low price of 53,50, worth frotn f-nr to five dd'a-s; second quality, .JJ* worth from f:i.ortto,^l; ami h verv <r -o-l fasbirtj able Hat at ?2,50, wirtli from 53 to ?3.50 Also, Re?be .* CoN Hats, at a mu-h less advance than they have be "1 hereto! re sold iu tl.a city. First me beaver I] u? 53,5?. All *in*? of ,?<9U HATS and CAPS very low. In order to sell at the above |.>w prices the cash system mu-t be a.lopted ; consequently tlio-o who purchase will not be charged front fifteen to twenty five per cent, as tn Offset for ba.i iVbts. ANTHONY, (for many years in the ? wploy of Todd h. Co.) No. 3, tic iumhia place, 7th st., ap 13?tl 2d door nortlt 01" I'i nn. avnn'ie. S03LETEING UNDElt THE SUH CHARLES WERNER, Pennryioania mremte, ojrpmite Rromi' Hotel. BAS flued up tiie coiirii xiiua- hail oyer hu Reg. taurant as a firn class LAG EH BEER S \ ?N, having pro*ur? .1 a ??u;'j>ly of every luxury and contorts found i;i lirs* c'.i^ estal?Ualioients 01 the kind in th" N'let' ??rii cities. His RHINE WINES and French White Wines as well a* Lis Clarets, Seear-. Lager Heer, Orm-.a' Italian, an-1 Sweit2, r CHEESES, and indeed . f ev ery other approprtau: luxury iu such an publish ment, i9 unsurpa. -d in this rcuiitr>'. He solicits a call .roaj his friends and the pubiic may 13?tf dentistryT RB. DONALDS'?N, Dentin, lav of the Arm ol ? Hunt Ji Donaldwn, continues to manufacture and in-?? rt li. >- beautiful./ tiorcelain terth, with or wi'hout gnnu, ?'-ciJr for sp>ecuners of whieh (made and de posited by the late firm} wis awarded the fi'?t premium at the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held in tins city. These ti-eth are ?:irved and shaded to snit each particular case, and their re<enil?lance to the natu ral organs is so perfect as to dt?ceivv l2:e most prac tised eye. Particular attcn^ m also paM to lillint nnd pre serving the nattira! teeth. Charges moderate and all operations warrarted. Office southwest corner ffeventli and D s*s.??? trance on D. marSI?6m FISCIiES'S BAND FULLY ORGAN IZED. TTAVIVG rrnw cmpteted al! my "rraigements JX f"'? firs-t rare IV.^SS anl COTILLON B \.\D, I am afiiri at tl. i-wi,re of t.\e public to attend Efitrsion Part ?*, Exhibit o:is, Parties, Pic Nics, Rail*, and Scvnades. All tli.-i?e iu favor (if a ciuxen-s band are r. -peeflnlly uivK -d to encourage wur en erpna--, here i:? Wai:iii.;nn City. P I t -""CI! EH, Leader. ? ? S.?Tbi< Bard, tinker my direction, i- regularly Bnlformed, and trmn a prn< tice over twenty years I ??? give Mtist'icuon t-> every one. ?ci?dence, fa. av. itje, n >rth ^i-fe, bet. 9lJi and 10th streets, flr.-t di? .r west of Iron Hall. Orders left with Messrs iiiibu- Ji Hit* p?i,-ctua'ly ?trended to. mnT i4?ln,? NOTICE. ^TKE WHITS hoult: pa^il ?!i^n- ini b?on ratted for tho se i??n, ati<i is icanv :or the reception 'if victors. Larje asd -mi ill pwiius can be accommodated Wltfl Metis, etc. For partirular^ a ip y to WILLIAM COKE, on F, between 21st and 22>1 rtT-m*. No Excursion parii.rs except thMe already en fag?.i, can furm-iii their own caterer ei?ert paying ejtra tor the us? of th? hou<?. By order of the A! \\ A QEu8. may 31?MWA.riin LAND WARRANTS WANTED. THE andersicneU will pay the highest price fw Land Warrants. Stocks tvxignt an>l *?ld on C^inttiiiiion, H AM li,TON pant, No.434 Pa. avenue, Washmgton. ?"i' !??la flnts (Jmori) ICE-ICE-ICE! f MIARLEil W f.R^iCn, on Pa. avenue, ^ opposit; Browns' Hot. I, will keep tlirou^hiut tiie seas-m *r, ample supply of I'ettibone's best ICE, which he will sell,ou cail, in hay ?juai.uties, at the ""on po?Me raww^ may li?dt^ep^JO 1IK I NUIlR^IQ.TKU art nov/ workinf I the Stor:s Ci'iarry formerly occupied by Major ?vm B. Scott, and are prepared to fu.ui:h iTONK at Lie usual mark, t rates HCMP11UEYS k. WILLIAMS. Oo<Tjet.>wn. M?V 15-lm* PLEASURE TRIPS TO THE WHITE IKjL'St PAVILION. ^ . WT?^ Tie SceaoieM tiEO. WASII StiatiULl iiON or 1U0S L'ULLYEK tan b.- chartered for public or select part; s to visit t&e White House Pavilion, Moui.i Vernon, Fort Washington, or oth< r (.lac-ei on the river. The WUili Houw Pavil.on is row open for visi It is a l?eaiiUlkil piuee !? ?r pleasure trips; it has a fine li^il aad Diuaj;; ro>ioi , also, a ucw Teu Pin Alley. For putwulara ap;. y t;? the Pr. oidtnt of the L >mpany, or the l'.i'i!"x s ot the P Mr. WILLIAM COKL i^ luriu. .i({ ri ittJiintnu wi tn.: boats, and is prtpuied Us iuruuii parties on the best t^ riLS. ap 26?2m GREAT BARi.'AC^F TV LADIES',CENTS',MISSES', AND CHIL 1 l?UE\?' BiJOTS AND SHOES.?Tbe ?aksjritKr b?.iug co:nj, ii'-d t> remove trom f ' lh? sUtre lie BUW occupies, ??tf.;rs his pres f L f ent Weli-astoorted it of BOOTS AN|> IW I^IIOES at greatly r. :lur^d prices. All ^wms in ?*at <it tje aruei' wKI And it to ti.i-ir ad/auUige to c?U tie/ore purchasing elbcwh. it. A. H. SLOAN, mo 304 Pa- av.f near IjJj bt., north ?ide. ? aay l_3.11 BEESE'S KAGLE PLUMrsiNG AND GAS-FITTIXC DEPOT. HE subscriber re--pect>ull/ aunoitatn tn his friends aad the public in kl-ooijI th^t be La> id tbs iitK lot of tVe eelebrau.l DODGE'S acting m otion and Fi>kci: 'LS,P? which rec iv d the SlI. VUll tlKUJtL at w? Uie Kur of the hletro^olitan Mechanic** ln?U and is n 1 iv prepared to fura.>h aU who may iivor tiifli with a call. Hi?.ock 01 UAs k> I X'? L IMl S are unsur 111 the Di-trict. V\ith his . or^f? of cumr<-tent irorksija tu prides r.iLai,y or<1'" ,n l!,,: FLL'MBIMfii AND S?l} 11^(* ,H*? Willi pronipiners and derpatch. W'**h wurraatel t'? tr.ve complete rn^i!0?,- JOHN REESE, ? -t ai.d I'a avenue. T W NEW AND OLD PIANOS. *W EJVZ U' 1 <? 1 <se .rtr.icat of JTiII: 1 everoff^ ..u,,, c trom Ha, *t, Davw Co., Di. on s. RtV. n, ',,d Kaabe Whie a. Co.'s cell jrated a?anai?c?cnes The?J riaaoe wegoarant.r, a.id s. llu^.i, v?iy, usytenca Ais^, a new Pi no u-ed <>ni> a 1. w u?.h?U*?, which *e offrr at the low pn -e id casa a ..n^ Hand P^no, by Andr. Stien, for ^73. ^ very fine second haad Chickerlng Piano ?>f * * '* rent at a bajgain. ^Jld Pianoi taaen m ercha.igj for now. A ways on hand, S. - !?, Covers, Vioiins, Guitars. Accordant*, Miffl-' i?c. &??. JOl?N r. LLLId, 300 PetiuKylvama avenue, _ ni^y I-J bet. 9ih and IQtii *tr<-c:a. ALEXaNDiHA liiLkA KCID'TTISH?Haas Kni?ni5a?Js? f V w pjrc*' ?if tiit* ulnive ' ki- l ' lf * E.in J. I> > ' imp, of this city.I ' pabfMlvd aj??l tor !>?it at tue Wu-i? Dep>*t of P* liiLUCa * WITZ. j TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR STGIIT. ? ft \(m?A L OPTlClA WISHED to call the attention lo all that suffer with defe< tive sight, caused by age, sickness and particularly from druse* injudiciously (Elected, ?o hi* superior SPECTACLES and GLASSES care (ally ground l-y himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brilliant transparency, suited precisely and ben efici ?lly to th-* wearer according to the concavity or convexity of the eye. Very numerous are the ill ef fect* caused to the precious organ of eight from the commencement of using glasses in not being pre cisely sailed, by the use of an Optometer; and the practice of many yean*, enables him to measure the focal distance of the eyes, and such glasses that are absolutely required will be furnished with precision and satisfaction J. T. acknowledges the very liberal encourage ment already obtained,'?ltd further solicits the pa tronage of those that have not yet availed themselves of his aid. Person* that cannot conveniently call, by sending the glasses in ur>e, and stating how many incites thev can read this print with their spectacles, cau be supplied with such that will improve their sieht. Innumerable testimonials to be seen; and refer ences given to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from hi? classes. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office, No I* 15* Seventh street, three door? from Odd Fellows' Hall, upstairs. Norfolk. September 7,1854. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit V"ry well, and seem to nave improved my sight more than any other I have lately tried. Lrrr. W. Tazewell. I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr Tobhs, and find thrm of great assistance to n?y sight, and corresponding with his description of the focus. J recommend him as a skillful optician. Henry A. Wise. Mr. J. Tobias: Sir?The peir of Spectacles you furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me They are very decidedly the best I possess, and I am the owner of eight or nine pairs, carefully selected in different places and from opticians recommended to me on account ot their professional standing in Eng land, France, ;in.1 the United States. I have been also plea ed with your remarks and directions on the treatment of the eyes, for the purpose of pre serving and improving the sight. Respectfully yours, t'HAf. CALDWELL, Frofessor of M. C., I.ouisvillc, Ky. I,r*< BBcao, Nov. 10, 18f>4. Mr. John Tobias having furnished me with Glas ses, by which I bavebe?n greatly aided, (my vision having surler? d greatly from reading at night in my ea'lier life) it affords me the highest pleasure to say th t I con'tder him a skillful practical optician, :ind well prepared to aid those who may need hij profes sional services. VVm. B. Houzist, Elder of Methodist Conference. Wilmington, S. C., Jan. 27, lc?4. Mr. J. Tobias : Dear Sir?I am happv to say that the Spectacles w ;<*h I obtained from you las? week are entity sati?.tactr ry. From an inequality tn the visual rang.; of my eyes, I have heretofore found great difficulty in sfettms gia-ses of the proper focal distances. It affords me pleasure to state, that by the aid of your wptoineter tin. difficulty lias been happily obriat-d. so that tlie Gla-ses you furnished me are decidedly the ?>est adapted to my eyes of any I have ever yet used. Very respectfully yours, R. B. Draxk, Rector of St. James' I'ari-h. Department of Interior, May 7, 1&55. Frem natural d< feet* and the unequal range of iny e>e?, I bi.'.e beer, compelled to use glasses for seve r il years. I have tri^d d'ff?-rent opticians witnout obtlining gla?sej perfectly fitted to myejes. Four months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs ? -p^cially lor me, wnirh I hive fooad to serve me perfectly. By the u-;e of his optometer he is ernbled to adapt G:assc~ minutely to the eye. I n:o$t cheerfully t> c ommeud Mr. Tobias to all having occasion to u-e glasses, and bear iny testimony as to his skill as ar: optician. Henry E BaIDWIR, Assistant Sect'y to sign Land Warrants, may 16?tf FOR IRK CLUE OF Asthma and Consnraptioa NBW AlVD VERY WOND LKFUL IIY G E ANA Brought homo to the door of the Million. A WONDERFUL discovery has recently been made by Dr. Curtis of this city, in the treat ment of Consumption, Asthma, and ail disease* of the Lungi. We refer to DU CURTIS'S HVGE ANA ?>it INHALING IIYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY SYRUP." VVuh this n-w method, Dr C. has restored many afflicted ones to health, us an evidence of which lie n is innumerable certificates Spe.ikiu;j of the tr- atm-nt, a physician rein irks, "It is evul'-nt that i 'haling?constantly breathing an agreeable, beating vapor?the medicinal propi rues must come in direct contact with the whole a-riai cavttic iff the lungs, and thus escape the many and varied changes produced upon them when intro duced Into the stomach, and subject to the process of diy. tson " The HjfcM <? for ?alc at all the Druggi-t's throughout the country.?N. York DuUt* man of J'in. 14. The IniiK'er It woru on Ihe bn>ait under tlie linen without the least inconvenience?the heat of the body being sufficient to evaporate the fluid. Hun dreds of cud?* of cures, like the followiug, might be namod. One package of the Hyg'ana has caml me of the Asthma of six years' standing. J. F. Kkesberby, P. M. of Duncannon, Pa. I am cured of th e Asthma of ten years' standing by Dr. Cuius's Hygeana. .MaROaJIET EaSTON, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. Paul, of No. 6 Hammond street, N. Y., wns cured of a severe caie of Bronchitis by the I!y gcana. Sly sister has been cured of a distressing cough of several yea?' standing, and decided to be incuru ble by tin physicians, rhe was cured in one month by the Ilygeana. J. H. Gaxeekt, P. M Richmond, Me. The Bov. Dr. Cueeyf.r, of New York, lealihcs of | our medicine in U.e following language : Nnw Youk, Kov. 15, 185-1. Dear S;r -I thir:k highly of Dr. Curtis's Hygeana as a remedy in diseases of the threat and Lung- ? ll ivu.g had some opportunity to testily its etlicacy, 1 bin convinced that it is a most ezccllrut ntedi eine, both lite Syrup aud the inhiuiiig application to the chest. Prof. S. CuTrR writes us as follows; Gentlemen?I have recently bad occasion lo test your Cherry gyp and iiygean Vapor, in a case of | chnmu sore throat, tbit had refused to yield to otn er forms of treatment, and the result has satisfied me that, whatever may be the composition ot your preparation, it L-; no unpOKitjon, but an excellent remedy. 1 wsli, for the sake of the alllicted, that it might be brojght within the reach of all. Dr Johns, one of the most celebrated Physicians H<> New York writes as follows: Dr. Ci a iis?De v Sir- Having witnessed the ex cellent effectB ot your Hy^-aoa ??r inhalmg Ilygean Vnpifr and Cl.trry Sjrup, in care of Chronic ltr?m cl<;t;s, aud i?"n? nu h lu favor ofcoMiter irritation in Miroctions of lip throat, Bronchial tubes aiidlum.>s 1 ca i tiiereftt.'c cheerfully leeominend your Meui cnted Appaial' j as being the most convenient and ellWcnwl m??le if applying un>thing of the ki.ul I have ever si ec. No doubt, thousands of per. ots may he r< hived, ajid many cured, by using your uieuic:nr3. 1 must here fc-j allowed to confess that I am op posed to preis'ribing or using secret compounds, hut this little neatly contrived article, and its effects in the case above alluded u>, have induced me to speak lu its favor. You are at liberty to use this in ?ny way you may think proper. RespecUully, yours, fee. C. Johns, M. I)., No. 605) Houston street, N. Y. Pnce three dollars a package Sold by CURTIS ft PERKINS and BOYD PAUL, No KJ Chambers street, N. Y. Four packages sent free to any part of the Uuitcd States for ten dolim. N. R ?Dr. Curtis's Hygeana is the ORIGINAL and ONLY GENUINE ARTICLE; all others arc teL-e imita'iofis, or vile and injurious counterfeits. Shun them as you would POISON. F?.r sale m Washington by CHARLES STOTT, I'a. avenue, near 7th street; and J. B MOORE, iu the First Ward. may 22?6m J)F.RRY'fl AND GILLOTT'S ST'^EL PENS in variety, b mailt in person from the manufactur* ers by tfieuiiih njig^d, in this way securing genu li.ene?s ^ wull as th? U?t quality and fliUih, o| each oiaud. FBANvK TAYLUll. my* Auction Bale*. Bjr GRKEN * SCOTT. Anctlonttn. TRUSTEE'S HALE OF HOUSE AND LOT AT Auction ?On FRIDAY, the 29th June. lKr?5,1 ?ball II in front of the premise?, atfili o'clock p. in , by virtue of a deed of trust from Henry VV. Ham ilton to the subscriber. bearing dale the sixth day of Ft bfuary. 1855, and filed tor record 12th February, lt-55, all that piece cr parcel of ground, in the city i?t Washington, in the District of Columbia, known a* Lot No. 11, in Square No. 493, together with the improvemetts, which are a good two story Brick llnuw, he. The above described pro|?erty front" on 6th street west 47 reel, between I and K streets sooth, run ning back to a JtO feet alley, containing 4,200 squaie feet. Terms: One fourth ca-h; the bnlanc* in 6, liand 18 months, the purcharer to give notes for the de ferred ^uvments. bearing interest from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of tnwt taken. CRAVEN ASH FORD, Trustee. GREEN a SCOTT, Auctioneers. And at 0 o'clock, same, ?veiling, vr? shall sell a good Paint Sbcp, situated on 6,h street, immediately opposite Inland II -II. Terms cash. GREEN a SCOTT, Je 7?eokds Auctioneers. By GRKEN &L SCOTT, Auctioneers. '?TRUSTEE'S SALE OF A VALUABLE BUILD X ing Lot, situated on 11th street west, near Ma ryland avenue, at Auction?On WEDNESDAY, lath June, I shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. in , by virtue of a deed ol tru-t bearing d.'te the 45th day of Autust, 1851. and duly record e.l in r.n? ot the land records tor Washington county in the DisUict of Columbia, part of Lot No five, 5,) sn Square No. three hundred and filly-three, (J53,) having a front of? feet on 11th stieet west, be tw south tnind E streets, and running hack 59 feet 10^ :nche3. with the improve meat, whi.iiisa frame tenement, and considered one of the inost eligible building lots on the Island. Trrnn: One-third cash ; the balance in C and 12 mouths, the purchaser to give note* for the deterred payments, bearing interest from dav of sale. A deed given and h deed of trust taken. All conveyancing at cost of purchaser. LAMBERT FREE,Trustee. GREEN k SCOTT, may 31?co&ds Auctioneers. By J AS. C. NcGCIRK, A iictlou-tcr. ! RUSTRE'8 SALE OF VALUABLE HOUSE t and Lot on tbe corner of F street .outh and 3d j ?'.rect west. ?By virtue of a deed in trust from Jno. I'. Poison and wile. the subscriber will sell,at pub lie sale, on THURSDAY, tin: 28tii day of June, 1855, at 5*.? o'clock p. in., <?? the premises, parts e.t Lois Xos. -J4 and 25, in Square No {119, fr illing 4"> feet on F street south, by fsi feet t> inches on 3d -u. west, with the buil ling* and improvements, whieh consist of a well built two story fr ime house, witb Lricli bakery attached. The aoove property is eligibly situated on the Ll.tnd, s.iid offers a favorable opportunity to persons 0- -iring a residence oi to make a;i investment. The terms "f sale will be one-third rash, and the balance in 6, 18 and Id months, for notes beaiing m -t from the day of sale, secured by a deed of tru-t rn the prop.-rty. If the terms of sale are not complied with in s'.x days utter the sale, tin property will be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser. All couveyancing at expense of purchaser. CtJAS. S. WALLACII. Trustee. J AS. C. McGUIRE, ie 5?eoads Auctioneer. I5Y J. C .HcGL'IRK, Auctioneer. rpRUSTLE'S SALE OF VALUABLE BUILD ? ing Lot near Railroad Depot - By vntue of a deed of trust bearing da'* on the 4th day of A|.ril, B54? and recorded in Liber J. A. S., No. 38, folios I i i, *.!?., the subscriber will sell, at public sale, on | FRIDAY, the 15th day of Juno, 1855, at 5}? o'clock p. in., on the premises, all that piece or parcel of gr un I lying and being situate in the city of Wa h it.zton, and b lug part ol squ ti* No. beginning at a p? =i-it on New Jersey avenue 27't feet from the north vv t corner of said square. :m ! running thence ea<twardly at right angles to New Jert-.y avenue 124 teet 1 * inches, thence due -outh 23 f. et, more or le-s, to i> parallel line 22 feet from the first de rcribed line ol this piece oi ground, and runnmcpar s?>I?-l with said line westward'v to New Jersey ave nue ll8fect lj^inches, thencenorihwa dlyon New J? r?? y avenue 22 teet to the point of'beginning?. Tin- above property is eligibly situat* il near the Railroad Depot and adjoining Foy's Hotel, rapidly enhancing m value, and <,tf..rs a mort favorable op port unity lorJnviHtttietit. Terms of .-ale : Half ca-h, an3 balance in 6, 12, and 18 months, tor notes be.iring interest from the day of ?ale, secured by a deed in trust upon the property. If the ten-!" of sale are not complied with in six days alter tbe sale, the property will be resold at the ruk and expanse of th.; purchaser. CHAS. S. WALLACII. Trustee. JA8. C. McGUIRE, ia.iv 15?eo&ris Auctioneer. DENTISTRY. DIl. MUNSON respectfully calls public attention ?c his new. patent, and GREATLY gm I ?! PROVED method of setting Arl.fieia! Teeth, with Continuous Gum?the v< rv^*"-ixr PERFECTION OP THE ART. T !.?--i> l.? of Teeth hn-i the fallowing advantages over nil outers, viz: GREAT STRENGTH. CLEANLINESS, COM FORT, and BEAUTY, vieiug with Nature in these rtbpecu, and in some oilier* excelling. Public in >;?-etiori is res;>ectfu!ly solicited. PUuse call and ?en specimens. CAUTION.?No other Dentist in the Di=trict of Columbia has a right to make this etvle of Teeth. N. B?Teeth constitutionally healuiy, plugged and warranted for life. Office and house at No. S3?8 E street, near the corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 14ih street, ap 24?tf PURE SILVERWAEE?A MAGNIFI CENT ASSORTMENT. MVV. GALT a BRO. ca l attention to their ? unusually laigo assoitiuent of Silverware, consisting ol"? Solid silver Tea Sets, complete Silver Pitchers, solid Silver Castora silver Uups and Sauaers, Goblets silver Fun Carvers and Forks. Crumb Hcrapara Cake Kniv s, Fiuit Shovels. Sugar S.iters Jelly Sp ons, Cheese Scoups Pie-kle Knives and Forks Olive :*poons, Halad Tongs, Vegetable IV.;ko Prmt Knives, Ice Tongs, D ssert Knives Soup, Cream and Gravy Ladles Ice UrtEti Knives, Salt Cellars Napkin Rin .s, Butt: r Knives, Tea Strainera Tea, Table, aud Desert Spoons and Forks of avory variety

Breakfast and dinner Coffee Spoons, kc. Alto, a very largx assortment of Fancy Silver ware, suitable for wedding, birth day, and other presents Tbe cbove i- all of our own manufacture and Is warranted to be pure. M. W. GALT a BRO., SK4 Pa. ave., bstw. Sill and 10th sis. c.r.r 31?tf FRENCH IIAIR DRESSING AND SHAVING SALOON. rrWiE iindersigoed respectfully annonncea to the J citizens of VVa^bingion, that be has opened a Gentlemen's Hair Dre?sing and Shaving Saloon, on F.t. avenue, between lllh and 12th streets, where he is at all tiiu>-* prepared to accommodate them in all branches of the ton*orial operation. Hair Jutting performed in the very latest styles. He would rail particular attention to his Wigs, Toupees, Braids, Friartt? s, Whiskers, Mustaehois, ac., and is prepared to till ail orders in the above line at ilie shortest notice. A good assortment con stantly < n band. lie re'spectltilly solicits a call, feelirg asrured that he cannot fail to plea?? all who may so f:,vor htm. J? 6?eoliii JOHN HERRORN. MILITARY HALL. THE undersigned would respe ttully ia!'->rm his tn<!iids that lie has iak? n the esiiilili.-hmeiil lor uieily known as tbe " Arlington House," which he istends opening on Saturday next, May 19th, as a Restaurant of the first order, and feels assured that ho willhave LIQUORS and CIGARS oi thechoicest brands, OYS I EitS. GAME a?>l FISH, in seaBon, and every other article in bis line to suit all who should Qivor him with a o?Jl. V. A. COOK, may 18?eolm* Lm. J. HIDDLKTON, DEALER IN ICE, Ofikc* ami Dfju-t toutK itJ* F, neji to corner 12tk d. ICE KEPT CONSTANTLY ON HAND AT THE OFFICE, which can be had In large or small quantities. {jrj- Office open from 3 a. m. to 9 p. m. in 1?eoim COPARTNERSHIP. \X7~E have this day formed a copartnership under fy toe firm of Nbal a IIavknnkr, f??r the sale or Wines. Liquors, Cigars, tic., at wholesalo and retail, at No. 503 Seventh s"., opp. Centre Market. J T K i?AIs Biay 25?volut V. VV. HAVTLNNfcR, STEWART'S SKYLIGHT IMGUERREAN GALLERY.?We are making splendid pictures lor lower prices than any other Ga lery in the city. They are per fectly life-like. and satisfaction is always given. Gallery directly over M. W. Gait's Jewelry Store Pa. avenue je 1?lm PBR80S* WITH OKFECT1VK vision are invited to examine my extensive stock of ail kinds of SPECTA-" CLES and EYE GLASSES, ria^. s1 of any kind, such a* Cataract, Parabola, ? Periscopic, Double Concave, Double Convex, and Colored Glasses, put in at short notice, With great care, and persons in want of glasses may be sure to get those which benefit the eye. M&- Circulars "Defective Vision." gratis at II. St.MKEN'S, 330 Fa. avenue, bctw. 9tii and 10th sts. mar 30 IjiANS, PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTICLES, 8lc., 4c.?VVe hsve now in st'ire a large vnri ety of fine and common Fans, Harrison's and Lu bin'a celebrated Perfumery, Brushes, Combs, Fooih Powders, playing and visiting Cards, fine Portmon naiea, Cigar Cases, Card Cases, liu*k(ls, Canes, Ike, &c., all of which we are selling out at low prices to cuit the limes at the Piano. Music, Sta tionery, Perfumery, and Fancy Goods Store of JttHN F. ELLIS, 306 Pa. avenue, bet. 9tb and 10th sts. may 93? tf NOTICE.?I received this day a new assort ment of SLEEVE BUTTONS and STUDS, of the latest styles. Also, a variety of other new Goods: as V?st Chains, Chatelains, Brace lets, Pirs Earrings, Rings, etc. Great inducements oCVred to purchasers. H. SEMKF.N, No. 330 Pa. avenue, bet. !hh and 10th st\ 0?7- New Point 1 put to Gold Pens at short notice. Diamonds remounted, and Jewelry made to order. mar 21?tf UNTo. 207. WASMN6T0N STUVE i??FACTW, S. EL corner of Pa. at. and E+eventk street, Sole Agency for CI1ILSON, GOULD fc CO.'S Warmin? ani Ventilating Apparatus, M. POND & CO.'S (of Bo.ton) Uniou Double-Oven rooking Range, J. L. MOTP'S (of New York) INVINCIBLE DOUBLE-OVEN RANGE. Constantly on hand, and receivin? LATROBE STOVES, for heating tw j stories; I'arior and Cham ber GRATES, Enaipel ed arid Japanned Conking, Hall, Parlor, Chamber and Dining Room S I OVES: Plain, Tinned and Enamelled Iron HOLLOW WARE; Bloek Tin, Planished and Ja^nned WARE in great vari?*tv. All of which will be sold at the lowest possible rates, that wiil compare favorably with any EstaU lishment south of New York. An examination of my stock i* earnestly solicited. ap 13?3m JAM 8KIRVIWG FOR POOR AND LABORING MEN. SMALL BUILDING LCI'S of 10 f*?t ?r more, in various partr? c! tbs City, and Georgetown, a lew pri :68, and terms to salt. LLOYD k CO. BUILDING H T O N C. , Por sals, deliverable at the Canal, cr Wharves It Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria. LLOYD A CO. 15th rtrest, opp. Treasury Pe ,?rijn-nt. ir ??_!* J' It. ELTASS. WILLIAM TIIOMPSOU KLVAIV? <fc T!L NPSOW, PEAI.ERS I?f HARDWARE, COACJI TRIMINGS, &c.. So 388 Penciylvniiln r.v?nne, between Ninth end Tenth ttreeU, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britnrnia, Gennnn Silver, Aibata and Silver Phted Tea, Table and Desert Spoons Carvers and forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks Brass, Britannia, BlockTinand Plate I Candlestick?' Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, S.?d Irons' Mas.in and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnaces, Gridiroes, Ovens, iic. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural C ottage, Cl?w, Cupboard, Chest, Till. Pr.d fil l Trunk Locks Shutiii-, Door, and Blind Hinges, Screws, Cot and ^ Wrought Nails, Bolt* Brad s Shutter Screw* and Stulibs, Door Springs. Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bull Pulls, Doer Sheaves and Rail, &c. _ . , CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Curled llair, Mom, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venitian Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends, Brackets, Furniture Nails Glue, Coffin Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ike. CARPENTERS' GOODS. I'lanes, Saws, Drawing Kniv<-s,Spokesh.ive9. Chis els aud (JoHges, Plane Irons Augers, Braces and Wirt-", Rorinz Ma.'liinos, Ham iners, Hatchots, Devils Bevil-i, Squares, Guages, Axes, fcc. BLACKSMITH AND CO A' H MAKERS GOODS B.ack and Bright Spring, Axles, Felloes, Spoke-, Hubs, Bows. Sliarts, Poles Sleigh Runners, Silvered snd Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Prop* Curtain Fram*s, I.amps. Inside Linings, Lining , Si ks, Damask, learning Cords Tufts, Ta?sels, Buttons, Tacks. Fringes, Lacos, aud Plain aiiJ Knamuilfd Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leuber, Da*h Leather, atc- EL VANS fit THOMPSON. ??** ^ ^In 3S10 Pa. avenue. NEW POLKA. I^rlE CHEVY CHASE POLKA, composed for and dodieated't.^ Mi.-s Sally D. Bradley, by J. D. Saunders, Enq., of this cityB tt compositions have alwa}* met wilu such cri at public favor. The merits ol the piece are such as will iuiroduce it unions ill lovers of tuiisic. Price 25 cents. Just published and lor saie by ,p. ? .. , w IKLBUS &. IIITZ. rhe President's Mounted Guard Quickstep, coin txwed by the accomplished Pianist, Mr. Robert Hul ler, ivtll appear in a tew days. may 12 SILVEtt WARE, PLATED WAKE AMtKiSK FA%CV ClOOOS ?S !v. r ?> 3t? aud Tea S. ts, Sugar Bowls, Cieani Jii.? Gol?|eu, Cups, S|mm?iis and Forks. ALo, a ciwit variety of magnificent F*ucy SUver Ware euiuble for presents. ' Plated Coffee Sets, Castors, Baskets, Spoons and Forks, on b< Bt Albata. The articles are warranted as rtiyeseuud, and will be sold at a fciaull advance. II. SEMKJIV 330 Pa. avenue, b?t. S>th aud llftti rtreeta. mar9W'tf SUPACKIOR TABLE AND POCKET Cutlery, Razors, Scissors, \c ?A large asMUt uent, lower Ulan at any other pla^ein the cily. For jjood articles and low prieej alwavs call at tlie Housekeeper's Furnishing Siore,4?? Seventh sC -W* G. FRANCIS. MORE BARGAINS. JOHN H. SKOOT, nBridit street, south tide, near High, Georgetown, AS just received a lurther supply of .seasonable Goods, amongst which will be found f)U pieces good bt\h'g fast colored Lawns at 12^4 10 do plain black and whit# and black do. .'K> do rich plaid Ginghams and Gingham Lawns :?0 do dotted and rich emb'd Mu>lins 50 do plain Swiss and Nainsook Ho ?10 do Jaconet and Cambric do :K) do plaid and striped do 25 Grass Cloth Skirts yu corded and dainask do White snd colored Watered Moroens 50 pieces light pretty styles Calicos 10 do Barege de Laines at laUc 9 do Buff shade Linen With an assortment of seasonable styles of Glovei. Hosiery, and many other very desirable Uoods, to which the attention of oath or prompt customers is invited, as we are constantly receiving new goods, and are celling them at prices to suit the times, may :fl-tf J. H. SMQ<JT. FINE WATCHES. HAVING made u considerable addiuon to my stock of * gold ur.Triau fatekt i.ivias,. and la ores' watches Of first quality, heavy la caratl cases. Also,8ILVLR WATCHES for l*oys. 1 offer them at greatly reduced iTicea- The movements are selected with great care, and every Watch is warranted. Persons in want of a fine timekeeper are invited to exTimtne my assortment. W ? 11 8BMKEN, ii avenue, betw, yuiaud lUh sU, EVENING STAR. From the N. Y. Suadajr Mercury. THE riFTH BOOK OF SAMUEL, THE SCBIBE UNTO THE MESCUEIAV8. CHAPTER I. 1. To your tents, O, Mercurians. '?Greeks" and "Sour-Krouts!" for "Sam" is about, yea, even in your very midst. 2. The Wise men of the South did en compass him round about, and they smote him on the right cheek and on the left, and "Samuel" hastily departed ? for the courage abided not in him. 3. Now "Samuel'' straightway re paired to the city of Penn, and there as sembled in secret conclave his Chief Priests and Scribes, and uato them he made sad lamentations. 4. For he was way worn and weary, and sorely vexed in spirit; for the "l*n terr.fied, south of the line called Mason & Dixon's, did handle him?without mittens! 5. And when he had related unto his Chief and Scribes the evils that had be fallen him, and the dangers through which he had pass.d in the 44 land of the Woolly Heads," they gnashed their teeth and cried aloud vengeance. 6. Ihen did Robert, whose surname is 44 Cade" the chiefest "Know Nothing" of them all, wax exceeding wroth, and? speechify prodigiously ! 7. But the odor from the vials of his wrath overcame his weak nerves, and theie being no stimulants in the council chamber of 44 Sam," Robert had?a s//asm! 8. And when the disciples of 44 Sam," who had assemb'ed from the North and the South, the East and the West, and the Island called Tinicum, beheld* what had happened unto Robert, they straight way adjourned? 9. Some to the house of Bridges & West, the publicans, and others to the bowers ol'the modern Delilah's, where "strangers are taken in." CHAPTER II. 1% And it came to pass on the morrow that "Sam" sounded the tomj-jhn, and straightway his anointed again gathered round about him. 2. And from the hearts of the 44 faith ful there went up a prayer of thanks giving and praise?an olfering for the deliverance of their prophet out of the hands of the Virginians. 0. Now among the chosen of " Sam" in council assembled, were Barkers, Picks, Prentices, Gardners, Nightin gales, Brooks, Churches, Parsons, Cranes, Pyles, Cones, Slaughters, Cooks, Butts, Cases, Bells, Sharps, (Hats,) Lyons, lloags, Pikes, and other odd tish.'who spouted like whales, for ?pints moved them powerfully. 4. And Alb:it, the mighty 44 Poick"cf the West^kdriHng the praiiejii^Sam," and Gcfr^e, of 44 Old Ivintuek,an3?Ken n^th of the 44 old North State," did whis tle in chorus?most beautifully ! 5. '1 hen arose Barker. Ch ef Priest from the city of Gotham, who hoiclcd long and piteou^ly; then sat himself down?and jtrc spired. 6. Then followed William and John, and Joseph, and Thaddeus, and Darnel theGothamite, who glorified 44Sam,"and cried aloud?44 crucify the Pope !" 7. And suddenly there arose a great commotion in the camp of44 Samuel." 8. The 4'Dough-faces" clamored loudly and the "Fire-eaters" waxed exceedingly wroth. 9. But the 44 Tooth-Pick" of Arkansas, and the 44 Persuader" of Colt, caused a change to come over the spirit of rebell ion, and the belligerents became suddenly docile. 10. Then straightway the council fires were extinguished, and 41 Samuel" com manded his disciples to depart in peace? and they obeyed his command. CHAPTER III. 1. Now it came to pass on the evening of tko fifth day of the week (known in those days as Thursday,) that the fatted calf was killed, and a great least was pre pared, unto which the Chief Piiests of 44 bum" were invited. 2. And they partook freely, without money and without pi ice. 3. But from all others who partook thereof, there was demanded ten pieces ol silver, lawful currency of the realm. 4. But the 44 Greeks'' and the 44 Sour Krouts" would not contribute a dim*? no, not a single red! o. Now, at this fea*t, prepared by Thomas the Ethiop, presided Robert, as sisted by Benjamin, Charles, Joseph and John. C. And the viands prepared by Thomas vanished rapidly; and the wines, brandy, whisky and gin?the spirit ofi'ering of Jacob, whose surname is Snider, did dis appear?moat mysteriously. 7. And straightway Robert waxed ex ceedingly eloquent?delivered himself a speech, and departed. 8. Then followed Kenneth, James, Elihu, and Judson, who declaimed most vehemently. 9. And the ,4 faithful" did clap their hand3 and cry aloud, 44 Sam" is great, and Judson is his prophet! 10. But the speech of Judson pleased not the 44 Greeks" and 44 Sour-Krouts," and they did hiss?slightly. 11. Now this did vex 44 Sam" sorely ; but the 44 Unterrified" hcedtd him not, and did continue to annoy him. 12. Now when 44 Samuel" found that he was again encompassed round about by the Philistines, he immediately de parted from their presence. 13. And straightway his disciples im itated the example of their master ; for their heads did ache and their knees trembled violently. 14. Finally, my brethren, whether Know Nothings, Greeks, or Sour-Krouts, be ye circumspect in all things. Remem ber that the way of the Politician is hard, his labors great, and his emolu ments small: therefore, eschew politics and cleave unto piety, thus making your burdens lighter and your chances ol sal vation mrv cgruin, fcelah! THE WEEKLY STAR. Thl? exoetl?at Pamfly and Horn Joarnai?oon' tafntnf i fr?<*?** mr\cty of tateraaUaf r??4ng thai can be found in any other?4a pubiMfced an SfcUirday Sioftc ooQf, per ?mam $1 * VO C1CH. F1*e copian T**H ... ???????? ?????? MIMtl'WWMlWHM Tw. nty dn ? Ad 00 &?-C&?a, mrnuiiT m advajicb. 0&~ Sin*l?? m wn^on) cnn be procured at ft* enuM?r, t?nrn?diai*iy ?fW tfie mn of -no paper. rnce?twlbb cairra. Poktiaitiii who art ?* ajr?ts wtU be allowed a commiM in of twenty per ceat. THE AIRIC?* MADS LITE I* TE1 A? TIE! 001. We saw recently in the hands of the Rev. J. C\att Smith, ? letter from an African Prince. His name ii not at all unpronouncable, and is considerably re moved from being poetic. It is Charles G Tucker, lie is a natural son of old King Tucker, widely known for his mer cantile transactions in live Africans. The letter is decidedly of the Connecticut or Massachusetts pattern. Writing, spell ing. stjle, ink, and paper, are Christian and American, and not in the least de gree upon the Geld Coast model. This royal fruit informs Mr. Smith that he is now studying ' Geography, Colbura's Arithmetic, Grammar, Astronomy, and Dictionary." lie adds to this intelli gence the humble expression of a wish that Mr. S. will pray for him "to get a knowledge of all those studies." The Prince is training under the care of the Mendi Missionaries. Neighbors to the Mendis in Africa are the Shebroa. The latter live upon the Coast?fish a little, grow a little rice, make a little salt, but mainly rely upon the Slave Trade for their subsistence? stealiag not a little NiMr, but a great many big ones. The ^ndis living in the interior are a superior race. They are uncuwed with Slavery, and are ah industrious and thrifty people. They have a funny and yet interesting tra dition among them, accounting for and amiably excusing the indolence of their brother Shebros. As related by Miss Woolscy, of the Mission, it is thus : "When God cieated Man, he began with the white man very early in the morn ing, and when He had" given him his hands and feet. lie said, "Now, my 8on, you have a long day before you. You must learn letters, learn to make all ships, all kinds of tools. All kinds of animals you must make work for you." "So when it came noon, God came down from Heaven one time more, and He say, 'now I make Mendi man.' So when Mendi man stand on his feet, lie ^ay, 'now. my sou, you must work too. The sun up good ways yet. You inako axe, you plant trees, plant rice, work till night." Yet once more, when the sun low, most down, God come and say, now I make Shebro man.' When She bro man stand on his feet, He say, 'mr son, it is night now; sun is down, I got no work for you; so you must fish, and make salt, till I come down some day and sot you to work."?Buffalo D$ mocrary. The King of PsrssiA Nox-Scttid ijc a St. Lous Court. ?Some time since his Majesty, Frederick William IV., King of Prussia, brought his action in the Circuit Court of St. Lcuis, against Felix Cosie, administrator of Frederick William Kup per, claiming 7,4l)U thalers. moneys al leged to have been embezzled by the de ceased from the post-office of the King, which moneys belonged to the various subjects of the King, and were, after the embezzlement, reimbursed by the King to the parties who were sufferers by the embezzlement of Kupper. The petition of the King alleged that he is an absolute monarch of the kingdom of Prussia, and as King thereof is the sole government of that country; that he is unrestrained by any constitution or law, and that his will, expressed in due fjrrn, is the only law of that couutry, and is the only le*al power there known to exist as law: that by the law of Prus sia auy iuonoy, or its equivalent, sent through the Post Department of Prus sia, if lost or stolen, is to be refunded to the owner by the King. Kupper, it ap pears, was r postmaster in Prussia, and absconded with the money committed to his care in 1849. He came to St. Louis, and die 1 the same year, when Ocste be came his administrator. The case was ably argued. The court held that the petition did not show any cause of action at common law; that the payment of the money to the true owners, by the King, did not at com mon law authorize the King to recover it of the defendant; and that this court had no jurisdiction over the questions as to the extent of the powers of the King of Prussia in his sovereign capacity; to cre ate a legal liability against a party by the excercise of his will in any form; or as to the power of the King, as a sover eign, to decree; that Kupper was liable to pay him as a sovereign, that while the King could sue in this court in his cor porate capacity waiving his sovereignity, for the recovery of any demand recog nised by our laws, yet in a case like the present, the action is based upon the powers of the King as a sovereign of a foreign State, he must prosecute the claim before the tribunal having the sole jurisdiction of such questions, and a State court cannot take cogniianco of thejQ. The judgment was rendered for ths defendant. Loss op a Wife.?'* The death of an old man'8 wife," saya Lamartine, "is like cutting down an ancient oak that has long shaded the family mansion. Hence forth the glare of the worl?l, with its care and vicissitudes, falls heavily upon the widower's heart, and there is noth ing to break their force, or shield him from the full weight of misfortune. It is as if his right hand was withered, is if one wing of an eagle was broken, and every movement that he made brought him to the ground. Ilis eyes are dim and glassy, and when the film of death falls over him, he misses those accus tomed tones which might have smoothed his passage to the grave." (TTThe less a man knows, the more noise he makes. Attend a public meet ing, and you will always see that the man who contrives to upset the stove is some ignoramus, who thinks that tho more you swear a* a horse, the better he will draw. [y Do good to your friend, that he may be more wholly yours ; to your en emy that he xuay become your friesd.