Newspaper of Evening Star, July 5, 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 5, 1855 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. SAY NOT MY HEART IS COLD. Say not my heart It cold, Because of a silent tongue; The lata of fruitless mould In silence aft hath hung. The fountain soonest spent, Doth babble down the steep; But the stream that ever went, Is silent, strong, and deep. The charm of a secret life, Is given to choicest thing* Of flowers, the fragrance rife, Is sent on viewless wings : We set not the charmed air Bearing some witching sound? Anil Ocean deep is where The pearl of price Is found. Where are the stars by day ? They burn though all uusoen; A.id love of purest ray, Is in the stars, I wet-n : I'mi..irked Is the gentle light When the sunshine of joy appear*, But sweetlv in sorrows night 'Twill beautify thy tears. AlK>LPHr? gets I.tsriRED ?' Dearest I "Will build thee a cot all covered with ivy, iu t?me secluded vale, clone by a purling brook, meandering over it* |?ebbly bottom incessant bubbling iu dulcet tinkling strains 'love, love, Jove,' where the atmosphere is redolent of ?unthing, pyicy aroma?, that make the cj?h lajtgui-li, and the heart dissolve, in the liquid ire* of love?where the balmy zephyrs 9tgui:i the dent** forest's leafy mace, chanting love's melody?wherc.thfc tiny songitera. that whirl in ethrreal fpace, warble narught but love. I will plant thee a garden of gorgeous loveli j>eet?. culled from nature's ino?t ardent designs, ?warmest tints, and ?weet smelling incense 4,Dolpby. dear, don't forget to leave a patch far ooweurabers, and inyuu#.?they're so nice pickled." 'An exchange ??ays : "Our junior part ner returned a pair of trourers to his tailor lart woek. because they were too small in the leg*. " But you told me to make them tight ax your skin, ' said the tailor. " True,"' quoth the colleague. " for I can sit down in my ikin. but I'll be ?plit if I can in these breeches." MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. Nam*. Leaves For Day. Hermann....Southampton..New York ...June'20 America Liverpool Boston June 23 PariSc Liverpool New York...June:J0 North Star.. Havre New York....June30 Ariel New York Havre June 30 Union. New York Havre. ?June 30 Asia Boston Liverpool July 4 Arago Southampton..New York....July ? Baltic New York Liverpool luly 11 Hermann .. New York.... Bremen. July 14 C7" The California steamers leave New York oa the 3th and 2uth of oach month ARRIVALS AT PRINCIPAL HOTELS. National Hotel?k d willaid. P Moaev. ir, SC W L Clark, Va A T Hopkins and ady, Ala Mia* Hopkins, do Mias C Crown, do T Allen. Mo J McCurdy. DC Miss N McCurdy. do Miss M J McCurdy, do Mrs N Martiu. Va K Martin. NY R >lorris. Md C Dim. do W H Phillip, DC J H Wilson. Md M laa W ilsou, do W M Smith A ladv, Pa J 9 Wright, IU A B Carver, Pa Miss H H Barver. do J U Sherkel-. Md W inlania. do J F Coxel, Pa E C Monry. SC A A Parker. Md J Piersie,Mnsa E Goss, Va J B Newman, do G B Buck. Md W M Addison, do J E Eaton, (> E G 11 vde, N Y D Considine. do Miss J Considiue.do T J Kelly, do J B Kauftell. Md J W Krebs, do J F Crown. Ala J Sweeny J Brown J Sherman R Hall G Gardner F Zimmerman P Berger W Evelvn C Howard. Va W Berry. Md F M King, do J L Bump, Md C Morris, do G Bo*worth A lady, Wis Browns' Hotel?r. p. A si. BRowjr. J A Pensnn A fcvdy, Pa MUm I'hilllpe. do F L .tile. DC J R Dowell. Va AV Sandford. NC W P Hei-*, SC L Schmidt. NY R Woodrow, O , T F Purnell. la ?* \V Waugh. La Mrs Grerafiow, Cal T Moore A lady, do 8 C Floyd A ladv, la W T Washington. Va F W Campbell, do W B Campbell, Ala A E Carter. DC J Brvoe, SC S Howe, Mass J Collin*, do W Love land, do A H Hardv. do Dr A Schwa/l>eA friend. Pa D Shnie. do Dr F T Stribling, Va D B Easlev, do Miss A R Fitch, Mass W E Crane & sNter, O W H Smith. La D A Keener 4 lady, Md C A Stfars. Va D H Tebl>*. DC J Walker do T S Qulncev A ly, M<M L Fniton. Md E F Tracy, N Y 7. B B*x01, do W J Beall, Md W F Bern-, do A B I rick, Va A Converse and family, %F Pierce, do La Willnrds' Hetel?a a A j. r. willakd J H Bradley. Va J T Ame<*, Mass L Stern. Va L B Smith A ladv. d'? Oen W Ward a;id ladf, Ml L Trigue*, NY A F Dwell, do C A Jones, do Mr Fairfax, Va W W Belknap, I? L Allien. NY Misa Allies, do L II Allien, do J GH?*on, do J B Hibb & lady, Ky B Jones, Va R A Prvor A lady, do R KincLelow, do L L Armani. La T T Armant, do C Hopkins A lady, Ala W G Belding & lady, Mi Hon S ?? Hoven, NY W Aulick, Germany A Deller A son B M Powell Va L Orenaux, La F. D'Agulre. do R C Comb*, Md J W Prescott, La A Brind. do W Cummin*/*, NY R Squiers. do J S Irvin. Ky II B Stanton. NY O B 1 .atbam, do C A Mott.do Mrs Newkirk. Mass 11 Wikoff. NY Dr GJ.?bs. SC J II Poyles, Ky N 11 Dumbrani, NY Klrkweod Hoase J J Greenough, N Y H R Worthiugton, do D S Hines. do D S Darling, do H T Hampden, .\la-i J R Morris, do t* P EorTis. do Mr Harten, La E O Kdruonston, Md D C Wood*, do J F Braddock. do f* Kinney. Mas* A W Smith. N Y "W Harrtson. Md F. Justin and ladv, Ky D T Rennie, Md* 4ilaa Hipnley, do -j. a . A a. iiBiwoon. Dr J 11 Boyle, lady A son. do J J Hutton & lady, do T E Chartin A lady, do Mr Ford A lady, do W S Calgahoun H Brien.Miss P Bowden, Va J R Crockwell. D C A W Masters. Va W P Bl^keley. Va J F G Middlcton, Md Dr Bruce, do M J Fardy, do R Walden. N II J F Nclsou, Mate V sited State* "W J McLaln. Md "W B Clark, do J W Newcomb, Va J J Wbitmore, do C M Parker, do H Hobert. Vt H W Huntemuller, E T C happell. do B W Chew, Md A McD Ljon. Pa J E Clark', do Hetel?r . r. hacksey. E C Billing, Mav? G WeUnwr, Md Chaa W Rush. Ark A J Jones, Md J B Davis, do Mrs Mitchell. Ala N Y W Kansoin. N Y W H Dunbram, Va C H Matthews. Md ?i W Johns. DC T B Thurston, do WIHarda' Hetel?Old Pelat Cam Cert, Va. W T Barren. Norfolk BF Diggs, NY A M Pennork, V'SN Mrs 1'vnnock Mrs Beal A child, Norf L O Smith, do W H Wilaoa. V# E R Hunter, do Hamilton Boyd, Norf W F Daney A #vt NC Thoe B Ward. Norf T B Brown, do R B Brown, do J H Seelev, do Wat Denby, jr. do WmAllmand. I SN tr J Falls. Bait Ed I^ee, do R 9 Archer, Richmond O Y Tykr, Northamp A C Mechlener A son .do Joa Laliande. lady, two tons 4 aero, Va Mian Laliande 0 W Eumoo A lady, Baa R H Hartshorn. Norf E E Bunoaa, do Gibaoa, t'SN C F Thomas, do L W R Alien, Portsmth Y A Tucker, HRRR J A McL?an, Povtamth R Wllklns, Peters burgh T W Coliev, Norf fjeo Beal. do J W shirk, VSN L B Brawn, do 1 C Latimer, do Jamm Little. Norf T B Rowe A lady, Va Col Wrlvht, USA Mrs Wright Mr* W 11 Thompson, Norf Mlaa Thompson, do Miss Murry. do Miss Peinbrrton. do Mrs Perry, do R W IIman. Bait Jam*** p Ray A ladv, USA ' Eustus Conwnv MmConwav. ichildren A servt, Va JauH-? Murdaugh, lady A servt, Portsmth Mrs Rcddick, child A servt, do Mrs Parker, do Miss O Murdaugh. do M iss A E M urdaugh, do Miss E S Reddick, do C W Murdaugh, do R Biggs, lady. 3 chlldn A fervt. Norf Mrs Forrest, Portsmlh W R Butts, do S M A Wilson, do H V Butts, do Mrs Maj Gwynn, Norf Mis* G w)iui, do Misa Barrand, do John Allen, do W Clark, do B F Gallaher, VSA J C Levy, Norf W J Goodwin, Wish J W Rlcniugs, Va Hetuy Guislin A lady, Norf 9 P Harvey, Va Mrs M Eaton, do Miss E Eaton, do Miss M J Hickman, do V D Groner, do J B Vjmktu, r\w( OREAT SOUTHERN MAIL ROUTE. Twice daily between washing ton aad the South via Freder- _ ^ tcksburg. Richmond. Prtrm*111 rg. ?*T ?1. Va., Wcldon ud Wilmington, N. c!7to Cuailfi ton, S C., and Augusta, Ga. The traveling public is hereby informed that the ?wift and comfortable steamer* BALTIMORE AND MOUNT VERNON leave the Steamboat Wharf at Washington daily at 6 a. m. and 7 p. in., arriving in Richmond at l p m. aad 3 a m.j and at Petersburg at 2# p m. ajtd 5 a m The following Through Tickets can be obtained on board the boats: To Fredericksburg.......... ^ 00 To Junction of Virginia Central Railroad ....4 To Richmond, Va t 5 50 Jo Norfolk. Va 6 tX? o Petersburg. Va 00 To Weldon. N. C 7 00 To Wilmington, N C .......11 00 For each passenger. as follows: To Alexandria 25 cents, and baggage 12 K oente. To Marb'ury's g| on To quantico, Sandy Point, Ac 1 5o To Aquia Creek 00 I Meals and State R?*>ms extra. F or further information apply on board of the boats, or to UEO MATTIXGLY. Agent, je 30?2w Washington. BY RAILROAD DIRECT TO THE WEST. Time between Washington nud Whrrlin; but 1? ^ bourn ! Running Time between Washington and Cincinnati 27 hours!! THROUGH TICKET"* ASD BVGOAOE rUECKI TO BE HA1> I!* WASHINGTON. THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAIL ROAD having greatly improved its Western connections, now otter* the fullest inducements to Travellers between WASHINGTON, BALTI MORE. and all portions of the W EST. NORTH - WEST, and the SOUTHWEST. The connection between the Trains from Wash ington and the Trains bound West from Bnlti more i? always promptly made at the Washington Junction/lately called the Relay House) 9 miles from Baltimore. This is the onlv change of cars required between Washington and the Ohio river. B.iugage is cheeked through to Wheeling at the Washington Station, and rechecked and trans ferred there, rwith the passengers) without charge, for those holding Through 'Hckets for points be yond. The connecting Trains leave Washington daily at? a. m. and 4)? p m. On Sundays at the latter hour only. At WHEELING direct connection is made with the trains of the CENTRAL OHIO RAIL ROAD. running from Bellaire. on the Ohio, near Wheeling, through Cambridge, Zanesville, and Newark, to COLUMBUS. These trains connect at Newark with the cars of the Newark, Mansfield and Sandusky Railroad for Sandusky, Toledo, Detroit. Chicago. St. Louis, etc. At COLUMBUS the C.O. Railroad trains con nect with the fast trains of the Little Miami Rail rood to \enia. Cineinnati. Louisville, etc. At XENIA/on Little Miami Railroad) connection is formed with the trains through Dayton, to Indian a|H>lis, Ten* Haute, l.afayelte, Chicago, Ruck Island, St. Louis, etc. JET" Passengers holding Through Tickets for Memphis, Vi'ckibvrg. Xatrhtz, N*\p Orleans, etc., which are also sold at Washington?are trans ferred at Cincinnati to the Mail Steamers on the Ohio. Tickets for Evansville, Cairo, and St. Loui* are sold bv this route. JEf* For CLEVELAND, and via Cleveland to Toledo. Detroit, Chicago, etc., tickets are sold, when the Ohio is navigable between Wheeling and Wellsville (forty miles) where a connection with the Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad is made. Travelers are requested to notice that while this is the only route affording Through Tickets and Checks in U nshington, it is also the shortest. m<?st speedv, and direct to nearly all the leading points in the great West. The distance from Washington to Cincinnati is but 653 miles, being alrout 1*10 miles shorter than by anv other route ! FARE. BV THROUGH TICKET, FROM WASHINGTON :?To Wheeling, *9 50; Colum bus. *l:} ?5: Dayton, *15 SO; Cincinnati, f 16 00; Louisville, by railroad. SI" 65. by steamer from Cincinnati. *1- ui; Indianapolis, "SIT 50: Cleve land. *12 50; Toledo. *15 *1; Detroit. #15 20: Chicago. !?2fi 05 and *19 jo; St. Louis, 9"> 50 and *25: Memphis. St-Jii; New Orleans. $31; etc. ?D" FOR FREDERICK AND HARPER'S FERRY. MARTINSHURG. CUMBERLAND, BERKLEY STRINGS. BEDFORD SPRINGS, PIEDMONT,OAKLAND,and FAIRMOUNT. passengers may leave Washington at 6 a. in. or US p m For the minor way stations between Baltimore and \N heeliug, take ti a 111. train from Washington. For trains to and from Baltimore, Ana polls, etc.. see special advertisements. ?D"For further information. Thron^h Tickets Ac., apply to THOMAS H PARSONS, Agent, at W uahington Station. JOHN H PONE. Master of Transportation, Baltimore and Ohio Railro;ui, Baltimore may 3?if WASHINGTON BRAM 11 RAILRO^.<\ Ammmm CtllANOE OF HOI KS?Un and after Mon ' day, the instant, the. Trains will Leave Washington at t> and 8 ^ a ni., and 3 and p in. On Sunday at \\ p. rn. Leave Baltimore at 4 % and 9 V a m , and 3 and 5% p. m. On Sunday at a m ?p23?tr T H. PARSONS, Agent. ORANGE A. ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. ON A Nil A I- TLR Tl ESDAY( Noveml?er 7, 1->L the Cars leave ALEXANDRIA FOR GORDONSV1LLE, and intermediate stations, at "j? o'clock, a in . on the arrival of the lx?at from Washington, giving amply time fur Breakfast on board?connecting at Manassas Junction with a train for Strasburg; at Warrenton Junction with a train for \V arreHton, and at Gordousville with the trains on the Virginia Central Railroad for Rich mond. Charlottesville, and Staunton. The cars will leave Gordonsvilie daily for Alex andria and intenn? diate stations, at M before 12 a. m.,on the arrival of the trains of the Virginia Cen tral Railroad from Richmond, Charlottesville, and Stauutou. THROl'OM TICKETS. From Alexandria to Warrenton. - . tt-> no Gurdonsville, - ;i .vj " Charlottesville, - t 25 44 Staunton. - . 5 uo Strasburg, - ? 3 50 44 Lynchburg, - - tf 75 44 " Winchester, - - 35 " ,4 Luray, - - .4 v5 '? New Market. . 5 (si " _ 4* Middlebury, - ? 2 25 For LA NCIIBI RG, connectInu with the stages at Charlottesville, on Mondays, Wednesdays. and Fridays. I-or LI RAA and NEW MARKET.connecting With the stages at Culpepper, on Tuesdays, Thurs" days, and Saturdays. For WIN C HESTER daily, connecting with the <tages at Piedmont 1 for M1DDI.KBKRG daily, connecting with the Stages at the Plains Per order; W. B BROCKETT, Agent. nov 7?tf THE POTOMAC RIVER STEAM BO \T COMPANY'S STEAMER ALICE C PRICE CAPT SAMTEL BAKER. ' Will leave Washington at si\ o'clock a m ,and ALEX AN- ? L DR (A at 7 o'clock, a. 111.? (?n TUESDAY -MORNINGS? l-o" ^Tatto* Currioman, L Machodoc, Piney Point. Kinsale! and Cone. ' On FRIDAY MORNINGS?For Chapel Point, \\ icomico, Leonardtown, Piney Point, St Mary's, and Cone ' ' On WEDNESDAY, (returning)?I^ave Cono at 4 ocl<*-k.a. m., for St. Mary n. Piney Point Leonard town. Wicomico, and Chapel Point ' On SATURDAY, treturning)?Leave Cone at I o chick, a. in., for Kinsale, Piney Point. L Ma chodoc, Currioman. and Mattox. The A C Price will call at the usual landings on the river when signals are made. 0 By order of the Board: n ^ JAMES P. SMITH, President. Alexandria, \ a., June 1,1355. jel5?tf ' FOR THE ORANGE AND ALEXANDRI \ AND MANASSAS GAP RAILROADS THE Subscriber's Coaches will call for passen gers wishing to connect wtih the above railroads My Coaches Connect with the Steamers GEOliJl' IN GTON or THOMASCOLLYER, which leave ?* ashingtwu at 6 a. m. CI7* Meals furnished on the ls>ats wlj,hinK the coaches to call for them can jeave their name and residence with Mr. John T nea.r,the CaPll?l 8?le5 Mr Bu? s drug T?^.' and hhh st.; or at Geo k Thos Parker & Co s store \ can be had for Pleasure Trips ; may ..i?2ni WILLIAM WHALEV. Wit"1T^?5W? connecting n ,N OF CARS ARRIV a ? ^ ashlngton or Alexin- ? ?The SteamersTH(?S COL ILR or GEORGE WASHINGTON wlirmak? the al?ye connections having Wa^bmgtou aTS a ?i . for the Orange and Alexandria Cars, and con nect with the same train on their arrival ]?T" MEALS furnished on the boats The Bums connect with ail the trains from Bal '? UEDNf-Y' C.fSiu kfEMOlRSoFTHECOUNTESSOF BLES ^ suigton, by R. R. Madden. M R I A , two ,ota- r*Ajfcn TAX Lot,. . NEW ROFTE FOR SOUTHERN TRAV ELERS. DIRECT FROM NEW YORK. PHILADEL PHIA. AND BALTIMORE, TO NORFOLK, WELDON, WILMINGTON. RALEIGH, CHAR LESTdN .AN D AUGUSf A, MOBILE, AND NEW ORLEANS. SUMMER A XD FALL ARRAXGEMEXT. Daily, (except Sundays,) VIA BAY LINE, and SEABOARD & ROAN OKE RAILROAD, to the above mentioned pl?re*, the Schedule being so arranged that the Traveler ia not subjected to any nignt travel#n the Railroad from New York to* Wilmington, In North Carolina. TnRoron ttc*rts. Frn#i New York to Wilmington 515 59 Do. Weldon 12 00 Do. Norfolk and Portsmouth 8 50 From Philadelphia to Wilmington.N. C....14 00 Do. Weldon 10 00 Do. N orfolk and Portsmouth 6 50 Frdm Baltimore to Wilmington, N. C 12 Oo Do. Weldon ^ 8 00 Do. Norfolk and Portsmouth 5 00 ror farther information and Through Tickets, apply in New York at the New Jersey Railroad (?nice, foot of Courtland street; in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad Onice, in Liberty street; in Baltimore at the Ortlce of the Baltimore Stesiin Packet Company, foot of Union Dock, or on board of the Bay Steamers. Otainousses and Baggage Wagons are provided on the Liue, by which passenger* and their bag g;ige are conveyed through Philadelphia and Bal timore fret; of all expense, ami Baggage Conduc tors whose duty it is to give information and check the baggasre to the several points on this route, accompany the passengers. Passengers from New York and Philadelphia will have their iKiggaj'e checke*l to Baltimore ami thence on l*>ard the Bay Boats to Norfolk, Ports mouth. Weldon, Ace., Ac. The new and splendid steamer LOUISIANA. 1,1*1 tons burthen, replete with every comfort and convenience, has lieen added to the line. Til E LIN E BEIN G NOW COM posed of the splendid steamersj ifxwr-x xm tliU n|-itnuiu LOUISIANA, Cant. George W. Russel, and NORTH CAROLINA, Capt. James Canon, hav ing unsiirjnissed State Rooms and Berth Accom modation;;. The Norfolk or Bay Line Steamers will leave the Company's wharf. Union Dtx k. foot of Con cord street. dailv (Sundays excepted) at 5 o'clock, p. in., or immediately after the arrival of the Ex press Train which leaves New York at 8 a. in., and Philadelphia at 12>j p. tu. The following is the schedule: Leave New York at H o'clock, a. in. Leave Philadelphia at 12,^ o'clock, p. m. I?eavc Baltimore at 5 o'clock, p. m. Leave Portsmouth at. 7\ o'clock, a. m. Leave Weldon at 12 o'clock, noon. I/eave Wilmington at 9)$ o'clock, p. m. For Augusta. Charleston and the South, via the Manchester Railroad, now finished. UJ" Passengers for Richmond and Petersburg, or any other points on James River, connect with the James River Boats early next morning after leaving Baltimore. 117" All passengers for Edenton, Plymouth. Newborn, Washington, Weldon, Goldsboro", Warsaw, Raleigh and Wilmington. N. C., or any other ;H>int on theSeabord and Wilmington Roads, will tind it the most pleasant and agreeable route. M.N FALLS. Agent. Baltimore. May 17,18-55. FOR PHILADELPHIA* PHILADELPHIA, WILMINGTON A BAL TIMORE RAILROAD.?Passenger trains leavt Baltimore daily (except Sundays) for Phila delphia at 3.30, (Express) ami 11 a. in , and 7 p. m. For Havre de Grace at 8 30 and 11 a. in.; 5.30 (IfaVKc dc Grace Accommodation Trains) and 7 p. hi ; 7 p. in. train runs every night, this being the only train on Sunday. 11 a. in. train has a second class car attached . fare in it to Philadelphia 8'2. No SECOND CLASS TICKETS sold in the cars. TRAILS FOK BALTIMORE. I^-nve Philadelphia at >.:Wi a. ni . (12.45 Express and 3 p m Steamboat) and lip. in. Leave Havre de Grace at 7.30 a. m.; Havre do Grace Accommodation Trains 11.45 a.m., 3.15, 5.50 p. m . and 2.05 a. m. WM. CRAWFORD, Agent. Baltimore, April 30?tr THE NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL ?^ united STATES MAIL STEAMERS., rpilB SHIPS COMPRISING THIS LINE X are the ATLANTIC, Captain West. PACIFIC, Certain Nye, BALTIC. Captain Comstock. ADRIATIC. Captain Grafton. These Ships have lieen built by contract, express ly i'<>r Government service; every care has been taken in their construction, as In the: engines, to injure strength and speed. and their accommoda tions for jmssengers are unequalled for elegance aud couilort. trick of passaor. F: n: New York to Liverpool, In first cabin. S-e??nd cabin. ------ 70 Exclusive u?e of extra size state rooms. - 300 From Liverpool to New Tork, - .?30 arid ?-J0 An experien *il Sureeon attached to each ship. No 1>erth can lie secured until paid for. For freight "r passage apply to EDWARD K. COLLINS A: CO.. 56 Wall str:*et. New York. BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO , Liverpool. E G ROBERTS A CO . 13 Kind's Arms Yard, London JOHN MUN ROE A CO.. 20 Roe Notre Dame des Victolres. Paris. GEORGE H DRAPER, Havre The owners of these ships will not !*? accounta ble for gold, silver, bullion, specie, Jewelry, pre cious stones, or metals, unh^s bills of lading are signed therefor, and the value thereof therein ex pressed. nov 16?ly ?ft? MOTT BEDELL'S LINE. XEW YOliK. ALEXANDRIA. WAS HI XV TOX CITY. A YD DISTRICT OFCOLLM F IA PACKETS MIIS LINE OF PACKETS SAILS WEEK LY front pier It East river. New York, and oftener if neoessarv. and is comj>oscd of the fol lowing !ir*t-clas-, vessels ; New sch'r A V. Bedell, Bedell. master New k< h r Mutt Bedell, A. V Tredwell. Sch'r Ann D . Win. Oliver, master. Sch'r Volant, L A. Smith, master. Sch'r Commander-in-Chief, Woglum. master. Sch'r CiRKBSWAV, Wilson. master. TheM; vessels are all fa>t sailers, and the masters are men of experience in the trade, and the only regnlar line of Washington City packets. MOTT BEDELL, Wall street. New York. S S. MASTERS A SONS. Alexandria, Va. TIL.MAS RILEY. feb 1?6m Washington and D. of C. I () FOR. MOUNT VERNON. N TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS.?FARE, round trip,.*I: from Alexandria _ 75 cents ?The steamer I'll QM AS i jm ? COLLY F.R leave* Washington at 1)7 and Alexan dria at 1>V? o'clock Coaches h-ave the Capitol for the boat a? t- % o'clock. Coach fare 10 cents. Per sons wishing the coaches will leave their residence with George A Thomas Parker.

Refreshments on the lioat. octSB?if s.tM'L GEDNEY, Captain. FOR PHILADELPHIA. CITIZEN'S U N I O N LINE ?The Steamer OHIO, Capt. Trippe. will Com mence running on this long-estab- ?_vrrrrw&m lished route, for Philadelphia, on MONDAY, April 2. leaving T'nion Dock, foot of Concord st., Baltimore, daily fexcept Sundays) at 7 o'clock a in., stopping at Ford s Lauding and Port Her man. Fare Cabin passage S2 50 Fare Forward Deck 1 50 IE7" BREAKFAST and SUPPER provided on Board. WM. CR AWFORD, Agent. Baltimore, March 31?tr SEA BATHING AT OLD POINT COM. FORT. ONE OF THE BALTIMORE STEAM PACK ET CO S STEAMERS will leave the Union Dock, foot of Con.. cord street. Baltimore, daily (Sundays excepted at 5 o'clock p m., for Old Point Comfort. 5X7" Fare there and liack Sri?giving the passen ger* the privilege to remain the whole season. M N FALLS, Agent B S P. Co. Baltimore, June I?tr PIANOS?PIANOS. E respectfully request the attention of persons who purpose purchasing Pianos to our very extensive a.-Nsortment now in store, consisting of i'ianos from the old and celebrated manufactories f Hallet, Davis A Co., Boston ; Bacon A Raven, *ew York : Knabe, Gaehle A Co., Baltimore. These Pianos we guarantee In every respect to be inferior to none others. We take old Pianos in part payment, accept good endorsed notes for 2. 3. and 6 months. In fact make tlmoKt any arrangement to suit purchasers We have also several eecona hand Pianos for tale low and upon easy terms. Also, Guitars, Violins, Flutes, Accordcons. Mu sic, Strings, Ac. Person* can have their Pianos tuned and repaired by leaving their names with JOHN F ELLIS, Je 30? 306 Pa. avenue. TVT EW Ml'SIC.?ThePresident ?? MountcdGuard i i l^uicksicp, composed by Robert Hellar. hat ust been published by the subscribers. The title Is most elegantly embellished. i HILBUS A IIITZ, Music Publisher* Depot la Star Buildings. W' Doctor hoofland'b CELEBRATED GERMAN BITTERS, rRSPAKID BT Dr. C. M. JACKSON, Philadelphia, Pa., WILL KFFKCTC VLLY CVRK LIVER COMPLAINT, DYSPEPSIA, Jaundice, Chronic or Nervous Debility. Dis gusts ofjhe Kidneys, and all Diseatts arising from a Disordtrtd Liver or Stomach. Such as Constipation, Inward Piles. Fullness. or Blood to the Head. Acidity of the Stomach. Nau sea. Heartburn, Disgust for food. Fullness, or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Eructations. Sink ing or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach. Swimming of the Head. Hurried and Difficult Breathing. Fluttering ot the Heart. Choking or Suffocating Sensations when In a lvlng Posture, DlmtlKs of Vision, Dots of Webs before the Sight, Fever and Dull Pain In the Head. Defi ciency of Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes. Pain in the Side. Back. Chest, Limits Ac., Sudden Flushes of Heat Burning in the Flesh. Constant Imaginings of Evil, and great Depression of Spirits. 11IIE PROPRIETOR, In calling the attention of the public to this preparation, does 4o with a feeling of the utmost confidence In its virtues and adaptation of it to the diseases for which it is recommended. It is no new and untried article, but one that has Mood the test of a ten years' trial l>eforc the Amer ican people, and its reputation and sale is unri valled by any similar preparations extant. The testimony in its ftivor given by the most promi nent and well-known Physician* ami Individuals, in all parts of the country is immense. The fol lowing from North Carolina is respectftaUv sub mitted, referring any who may still doubt, to the *'Memorabilia." or Practical Receipt Book, foi Farmers and Families, to had gratis of all the. Agent* for the German Hitters. Prim ipal Office and Manufactory, 120 ARCH STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA TESTIMONY FROM NORTH CAROLINA. Certificate of Dr. H'. Smith, of Pine lii'.l, Rich mond County. C. Pine IIill. March 4. l"v>4. Dr. C. M. Jackson. Philadelphia?Dear Sir: I have been a subject of DyspPpsia. in its worst form, for th<Hast five years. Such was my condi tion for twelve months that the physicians and all who saw me said I must die. While in this con dition I was carried to the watering places in Vir ginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina, but was not benefitted by any water to which I was taken. While on my way home I stopped a week at R uth erfordton, a small village in North Carolina, to try the effect of some Chalybeate water in that pface. About the last of the week ] went into a thug store to get some medicine for my child and myself. There were several of the village physi cians in the store, and one of them seemed to take some interest in my case, and, after asking in some questions, said he had l?een a dyspeptic ami had been greatlv benefitted by the use of IIOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, prepared by you, and he insisted that 1 would try the Bitters, lie also called the next day at my room, and in sisted so much that 1 would try them that I a-ked him to get me one bottle. He did it, and I com menced taking It as directed, and I was more ben efitted by it than all the water and medicine I had ever lak<*n. After reaching home one of niy nelghlK>rs Canu te ine for a prescription and medicine, (he a dys peptic,) and I gave him nearly all the Bitters I cad left, which effected much good in his case. He has often called on me for more of the same kind of medicine, saying he was more benefitted by it than any other he had taken, but I have not been able to get any more for him or myself since : will you, therefore, please ship me a dozen or more as soon as possible. Respectfully, yours, W. SMITH. D. R HOOKER. Roger's Store. Wake Co., N C., October'24, lt?3. says: ' Having experienced' very creat benefit from the use of IIOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS in Chronic Dysentery and functional derangement of the Liver, and its concomitant evils. 1 arii desirous of obtaining a quantity of it for the benefit of iny community. You will, therefore, please send a lot, 6iC , Ac. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J, ATWOOD. UrsTsviLLK, Yadkin Co.. N. C. ) November 1st. 1855. J Dr. C. M. Jackson?D?ir Sir: Allow me to ex press to you my sincere thanks for your discovers of a medicine which, to say the least of it. has > (? fected a cure that all other medicines, that I have taken, have entirely failed to do. IIOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS have cured me of the most stubborn and aggravated ease of the riLEs that, perhaps, ever fell to the lot of man. M y case is not a stranger in this community, as I am well known in this and the surrounding counties, and can truly say that my recovery has astound d aii my friends a?d relations, as I hnd tried everything recommended, ami nothing did in* any grs'si un til 1 was prevailed upon to try the Bftters. You are at liberty to make any use of this communica tion for tbe benefit of the afflicted, you may think proj^r. Truly, yours, WM. J ATWOOI). These bitters are entirely regttiblr. they invig orate ami strengthen the systetnf nywr prostrate it, ami can be used for infants as WiD as adults. For sale by rwqsctable dealers everywhere, ami by D. OILMAN, Washington; J L. KID WELL, Georgetown, and J. R. PiERPONT. Alexandria. ' mar 1?ly PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF MARRIAGE, M. B. LA C'KO I V, M. IE, ALBANY. A*. 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B.?Those who prefer may consult Dr LA CROl X npon any of the diseases upon which this l?ook treats, either jtersonally or by mail. Medi cine sent to any part of the Union according to di rections. safely packed and carefully secured from all observation. Address Dr M. B. LA CROIX. No 31 Maiden Lane, or Post Office Box 57U. Albany. N. Y. IT/* Office open daily from 9 a. m. to t? p. m., and on Sunday from *2 until 5 p. m. jp- office REMOVED from No.Sl Leaver st. to HI Maiden Lane, Albaujr, N. V. dec 7?y History of the corps of royal Sappers and Miners, by Conolly, (Quarter master Sergeant of the Corj?s, 8 volumes, Lon don. Ib55 Sir Howard Douglass on Naval Operations !n the Black Sea. fiainpblet. London, l-oo The Anglo-Indian Army and Military History in the East, by Captain Rafter, I vol, London. 1&55 O'Byrne's Naval Annual ond Almanac for 1K? Capability of Steamships, by Atherton, Chief En fineer, Woolwich. 1 vol, London. IbM on attack and defence of outposts Ottley's History of Remarkable Sieges Bum's Naval and Military Technical Dictionary, enlarged Campbell's Dictionary of Military Science Griffith's Military Law I^eech's Apopthegms of Napoleon Jervis on the Ritie Musket Boucher on the Rifle Thackeray's Rifle Firing N alt land's Ball Practice Roberts on Recruits Krasinski's Russia and Europe And other Military Works just imported bf je 10 FRANCK TAYLOR. Fans, perfumery, toilet arti cles, Ac.?We have now in store a large vari ety of fine and common Fans. Harrison's and Lu bin's celebrated Perfumery. Brushes, Coinbs, vis iting and playing Cards. Tooth Powders, Porte Monuale*. Cigar Cases. Card Cases. Baskets Ac., Alt of which we are selling out at low prices to tun the times at the Piano, Music. Stationery, and ?ancy Goods Store of I JOHN F. ELLIS, - 306 Pa. avfnue, Wt. 9^k and lVUi ?*. way *-H' TiiAstif Divartmknt, Junt J6 16fl6 PPOPOSAL8 will be received at this deiwrt o't'TlD1 ^ ?f Aa^usl ne?- a? U dell^nlM ' fUrBl#b,,l8. (wroi^bt. fitted, and all L? proj*rsutcfc put Into the building i *** tb* ?t*rior walls of the sou?h extension of the Treasury* Department building which will be either grsnfte or marble ,/reaftw determined The bidder [? WTePted- ?? **** the privily of ftirnishlng the material for the outside of the re mainder of the building when Congress may have liSf *PP">priat1onsfor its roHstruc at ?'?l ?n?e it is deemed for tlu interest of the I nited States to give it to him The department reserving the right to refert the sssmsj ssS*?^-?2s? 5 Ar-s^'assiBB w.ut^CT1'b)r wUrb ?" T.rear of tLe ?^or Ifce walls will be plain ashler, with plain window openings of equal height ih the three upper stori? and ntesent^ urfirU 8 cornice "imilar to the rear of the TiX m bulldinff'without the architrave and frieze ..m"."!.C/eribdr of lbr e*t?'"or walls, the col umns and antae, their capital.* and bases, the enia * window and doordres 'X;*C :!eu * ?f arr,,lt<*tow ??f the present Hiding, so far as ornament is concerned, will ?* :;-Trv^ throughout. With the exception of the door and window openings, which inav be varied except those in the east end of the two win s The /*' a,,ddi,nen?1?1?of the columns, ant*-. 2?', , *",1 vr<KK #Arn<"1 the etitablature buildfn 'S WlU ** tho sauit ?? in the present If of granite, the shaft of the columns mar l>e either in one or three pieces of equal length. The kT'i capllal of the columns and antae will iff -P, one P'!**- The an-hit rave of theentab riU?f J? one length from centre to cen tre of antae or column, ami tho-e over the latter to ^?ll.,1P0*d ?f but one bIork with both sides ind bottom wrought, together with such parts of !i- 1?V *7"** ^ Those over the antae. the outer face and the top and bottom edge - The face trf the ashler must ??> perf.vtl ,? wrought 0 he sample, with ali the necessary heads re bates. returns. Ac , required. The bed*, builds, ends, Ac., rough hammered to thesquare All re bates mouldings., ornamental and bevelled work must be clean wrought, and agreeable to the d irec Hons given by the superintendent. If marble Is used, the shafts of the columns may be in four and tlve piece*: the ar< hit rave in o,? length frowi centre to centre of the columns or anu<: but over the former may be composed of three separate blocks, one laying flatwise, forming th< underside and the tlrst nieml>er on each edge, the other two standing on edge; forming the inside ind outside faces of the same. Those over the antae must be in one block. The measurement of the material and work de livered. and the payment thereon will made agree, ably to the following form and schedule, and all bids must l>e made accordingly. Schedule or rule for the measurement oJ materials to ls> delivered, viz : Cornice, ner foot in length. Including cost of stork, freight, and workmanship $ Architrave over column, including cost of sta-k. freight, and workmanship. Anhilraveoverantae, including com of stock, freight, and workmanship Capitals of columns, each including cost of stock, freight,and workmanship Capitals of antae, each, including co?t of stock, freight, and workmanship liases of antae, *wh. including cost of st<xrk. freight and workmanship liases of column, each, inducing cost of *uU, ? frei?ht, and workmanship Shafts of column, in one piece, including cost of stock, freight, and workmanship . Shafts of column. in three or more piece* including cost of stock, freight, end work - manship Plain step*. i with a cross section of l 7 |?y to - inches.) per foot in length. in< lu dmg cost of stock, freight, and workman ship Platforms. 3 feet wide, length not exceeding 10 f?-ct, including stock. freight, and work - manship, per superficial foot of surface seen For any greater width than 3 feei. up to ^ feet, an increase of price per superficial fnt* for cach additional 3 inches oif width of Ail the other stones of the building whose width doe* not exceed three time* their thickness will U measured as follows: The stock in ail sti>ne?; wh<w> contents do not except! .To cubic f?vt. will b?- m<-asured and paid for by the cubic content*, at iier cuhic foot 7. For all stone* exceeding :Vi feet and not ex ceeding 7<i cubic feet, for each additional f'?ot an additional price of. per cuhii fo.it. For all stones exceeding 70 cub;, feet in con touts, for each additional foot an additional price of. per cubic foot For stonew of greater M idth thnn thns-tim^ iheir tlilckness. there will b?- mid an additional price of per c>cnt for ??ch iuldlUonaj three irK'hes in width. The work on the abov? will be measured and (aid for by the snnerllcial f?x?t For each super ikial foot of flue hammered tnuiite work sou* e?jual to .No 1 hammering on Boston ruxtom-house |>er sujKTflcial foot .No. 2 hammerliig on Boston custom-house per superficial foot ?'O 3 hammering on Bo?tou custom-house per superficial foot J 'o. I hammering on Boston cusloiu-hoUNc per superficial root For all beds, builds, ends. Iwcks. Ac., ham mered full to the square, as ordered, per superficial foot 77. Each bidder to furnish a sample?a cube of nnn foot of the stone he propose to deliver, with five fact* hammered, giving on four sides hi* Und< r s landing of the above four quali tie* of hammering; the fifth side, his roiigh hammering; wiiile the sixth may show the rough stock: and thi> will l>e sst^l as a >Uu*la.nd in judging of the stork de livered If of tnarlile. the fare of the ashler must >?e ham mer?<d In the ine?st perfect manner. agreeaMy to a sample of the size above narm-d. to "l?e fprnislied by the bidder; and the surface seen will Ik- iik-^s Iired and paid for at !? per superficial foot For hammering of l>e?ls. btiild*. backs. Jte.. full to the square, a-i per same ? j?er superficial f?K)t. If the a?iove is sand rublnxl iier c nt is to lie added For hammering of channelsand relwite*. not e\ eerding I by 2 inches, cent addiUoual t^r hliealfoot I" or hammering of mouldings of one curve, per c?nt additional upon thecost of pi on work; of two curve*. per cent, uism plain work. :?er su jierfielal foot. Each arris on same. cents per lineal fo<?t For hammering bevelled work. per cent, .ul ditioual to plain work; but to apply only to the part cut oil'from the square work, and which 1* in no case to l>e measured in the plain work For hammering of circular work, percent. additional to plain work \ inety |?*r cent of the amount of the work do ie and material delivered. :*re<?rdi!ii? to the contract price, (said amount to l>e ascertained by the estj mate oi the suiierintendent appointed for th.it pur pose.) will lie jmid from time to time as the work proceeds, and ten per cent retained until the com pletion of the contract and accptance of the work. Ac^, by the superintendent aforesaid. Contracts will lie awarded only to mast< r build ers or mechanics; and the assignment thereof, ex cept by consent of the Secretary of the Treasury, will be a forfeiture of the same Every proposal must tie accompanied by a writ ten guarantee, signed by two responsible persons, (certified to l>e so by the district attorney or judge of the said district) that the bidder will, when re quired, if his proposals be accepted, enter iuto a contract and bond, with proper and sulttcient se curities, in the sum of fifty thousand dollars, for the faithful performance of the same, if for the whole work, and of a nrrqiortionate amount if for a part thereof. Any information touching the mat ter can be obtained by application to the Treasury Department. 1 ronosal* will also lie received up to the afore said date for furnishing and delivering at the site, by the perch, the rough stone lor the foundation, cellar, and area walls of said building, and must be of the very best desc ription for that purpose. Fhey will be required in such quantities and at such times as will be most for the convenience of the operation on the work, and in quality, to the entire approval of the superintendent. The de partment reserving the right to reject the proposals hereby invited if the interest of the United Mates should require It. The proposals must be ?ent to this department, directed to the superintendent, under cover to the Secretary of the Treasury, (endorsed " */?ttriala {or thi Treasury B Extension,") and will e opened at one o'clock, p. in., of the last day fixed for receiving the same, in the presence of the bidders, if any choose to attend. Enauirer. Richmond. Va.; Sentinel, Alexandria, Va.; Intelligencer and Star, Washington. 1>. C.; Sun and Republican. Baltimore, .Md ; Pennsylva nian, Philadelphia: Dav Book and Sun. "New York; Post, Boston; Argus. Portland. Me.; Patriot,' Concord, N. B.; and Argus. Albany. N. Y., two limes each week for sixty days. Bill to be sent to Secretary of the Treasury. ' A IT BOWMA*. Sup't of Treasury Building Extension I Jt-y-turlMifi. FINE WATCHES. HAVING made a considerable addition to mv stock of tiOLD HUNTING PAT- A ' PNT LEVERS.and LADIES' WATCH. S, of first quality, heavy 1H carat case* ?? ^ J Also, silver Watches for i>oy* 4i? 1 o$ur thorn at greatly reduced prto* me movements are selected with gr**i care ?u?u ever* W atch Is Warranted * Persons tn want of a fin? 11 makes re r ars invited U> Siaiulne my assortmsiii No m Pa av#fcu?_ Wtw Mb and luik Ms urn Pftoromi FOR LITE OAR FOR 111 ITKAM ftLOOPft.OF.WAR. J PfATY DEPARTMENT, 1 i)vEKA? ot Cos?T*vctio?.Eviif t. Ac.,> June '?1. ISSd > * SEALED PROPOSALS far delivering one or more live-oak (rtmM of a iloop-of w owto be delivered at each of the nary yard* at Ptu?-? cola. Norfolk. Philadelphia, New York, Bostoa, and Portsmouth, N H ?will be received at thla bureau until the 3d September. 1*5. These propouli mu?( be endorsed " Prcp?t*la for Ltvt Oak." and addrtswed to the 14 Burton ?/" Constructionthat tkey ntav be distinguished from otber business letters. The offer* must b? for the whole of one frame, estimattd at thirty thousand cubic feet, and, ss required by law, mu?t be arcntnpanied by a suitable guarantee. the form of which Is herc\? 1th given Surelie* in the fulk estimated amount will be required to sljjn the con tract. and. as additional and collateral serunty. fifteen per cent, will be withheld on the amount if each delivery until the contract is fully com pleted. In all deliveries of ;he tlml*r there mutt oe a due proportion of tbc mo*t difficult parts of the frame, and of the principal pieces; otherwise there will be soch further amount in additions the fifteen per oent. a* may be judged expedient to secure the public inteiest until such principal pieces and difficult portions shall be delivered. The remaining eighty-live per cent or other pro ix?rtions of each nil when approv.d In triplicate by the commandant of the yarn, will be paid by soch navy agent as the contractor may name, within thirty days after its presentation to him It will be stipulated In the contract that If de fault be made by the parth* of the tirst tan in de- 1 livering the timber named, of the quality and at the time and place provided, then, and in that case, the contractor and bis sup-ties will forfeit .uid pay to the United State*, as liquidated dam aces, a'sum of money equal to twice the amount or the contract nriee there a^-nt-4 upon as <ha price to be paia in case of the actual delivery thereof, which liquidated damage* may be reco* ??rc<l or retained at any time from the said par ilea of the first part or either of thein. The timber inust conform to drawings and In structions with which the contractor will be fur. nished, and work to moulds and l?evelings with which be will be originally provided from the I'nited States navy yard at Philadelphia The whole must be cut from tre?-* crowing withia thirty mile* of the sea, of which tne commandant of the yard will require satisfactory evidence The frame timber inay be delivered in the form of promiscuous timber?that is. sided straight and fair, but rough-hewed the moulding way, show ing a face of two-thirds the siding; the timber need not l?e bevelled, but must be ef sufficient six* to work the shajie of the moulds and bold the bevelling* shown on the bevelling itnard* In the measurement, the full moulding *1** narked on the moulds (which is one and a half iuch larger than Mill lie Worked in the ship) will lie aBowed, provided the pieces w ill hold that sixe; but no additional sixe beyond that iuarfc?d In the moulds or in the instructions will be paid for. The siding of the stem, apron, fore deadwood. stemson. deadwood knees, stern-post knee, and keelsons, must lie lek inches; the stern-|>ost and after deadwood to side 1W inches in the largest j lace, and the hooks to side 14 inches The tiding or the frame timber must I* 1J)| to 14 inches, and of the promiscuous Umber, one-fourth part must side 1?- inches, :-nd the remainder 13tj inches The throat of the floor timber to mould I7jf inches, at the floor head 14 inches, and at the * plank shear T inches The midship or dead flat floor timber has a curve of inches in tin feet: the first futtock 4 Inches in IT feet: the second futtock 21 inches in 13 feetj the third futtock 27 inches in 13 feet; the fourth futtock 1 inches in 14 i| feet, and the top timber lu inches in 17 feet. 4 The entire frame of each ship to be delivered at the respective yard* at the risk and expense of the contractor, subject to the usual inspection, to the enure approval of the bureau, and all to be deliv ered on or before the 1st of October, Ibort. Persons who may lie disposed to offer for mors than one ship w'lif inake a separate proposal for each. ? FORM OF OFFER. I. . of the State of . hereby agree to furnish and deliver at the I'nltod States nayy vard at . the whole of the live oak timber for one ship, estimated at thirty thousand cubic feet. h? the same, more or less, in conformity w ith the ad vertisement of the Bureau of Construction of the date of '?!d June, 1*55, vii: Stem*, apron, stemson. deadwood*. stem-post, stern-post kne*n. deadwood knees, keelsons, and books, emanated to contain? 3.GW cubic ft. at ? per ft?ft rrame timlierof all other kinds estimated at 30,400 cubic ft, at ? per ft? Pi"miscuou? tim twr, amounting to 6.?U0 cubic ft, at ? per ft? Tota' amount. Mj&m ff (Total value to l?e written in word* ) Should any offer be accepted, I request tobs *d dress?d at , and the contract forwarded to the navy agent at , or to me ut , fbf signature and certificate (l>ate) (Signature) FORM OF GUARANTEE. The undersigned . of . in the State of . and of ??. of . In the State of 1 hereby guaranty that, in case the foregoing bid be accepted, he or they will, within tea days after the receipt of the contract at the post office named or navy agent designated, execute the c??ntracl for the same with good and sufficient sureties; in ca?? suid shall fell to enter into contract as afore said. we guaranty to make good the difference be tween the offer of the said and that which may be accepted Signature of two gnanuuer*, j ? |j (Date) Witness ? I hereby certify that the a>w>ve-named 4 F omdi C I) are known to me as men of propcrtv. and able to make good their guarantee. (I)ate ) (Signature ) (Tc '?? uxafJ bf ikt United Statri (future iK'ly, Vnitrd Sta'ft d< Uriel atlcrnty. cvtUc'C , or Harp a treat. and mc Olkrrt ) jnne '?i?lawfew [\o M.I YOTICE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT i* of an additional laud district in the State of California?Whereas under the provisions *4 the act of Congress, approved March 3, IbVt. entitled, ?? An act to provide for the survey ?< the public land in California." A<%. the President of the I'ni ted States is authorized at such time or times as in i?is judgment the public interest may ?:o impera tively require, * * * * to divide the Stale of California into two or three se|arat?t land districts, two of whicti districts were estab lished under said act by public notice. dat*d Vlst March. 1S>?; and whereas the surveys and settle ments have extend'd in California so far that the convenience of the settlers and the public Interest r?*piire the establishment of the thrxe districts au thoring by the act of the 3d March. !Ki3, afore said? Now. therefore. I?e it known, that under, and by authority of the said aft of Congress of ;id March, l-.sl. the President of the l"nit?d Stat?-s has direct ed that the State of California shall tie divided into three separate land districts, the boundaries of which are as follows, vii: All that part of the State, commencing on th? Pacific coast, lying north of the line ix-tween townships seven and eight (7 and *) north of Mount Diable l?ase line, thence running east on said line to the meridian. th? nce south on the me ridian line to the line dividing township* thr?? and four f3 and 4> north of said base line, thence eaM on said line betw?*ntown?hl|>sthr?e and four to the eastern Itoundary of the State, will form tha ?? I'rrLK District,"' the land ottice for which has be?*n established at Mnrysrtllt. All that Part of the State hing south cf the a>>ove described limits and nortb <?I the line divid ing townships twenty and twenty-one. south. (** fifth standard south) will form the ?' M iDDLa District.the office for which Is ?t ?c?irm: and all that part of the State lying south of th? fifth standard paraikl the ?? I.owkr District, } a> heretofore org alii 2?d. the office for which Is c?< tablished at An^elos; and in view of the said direction of the President of the 1 sited ) States, under the act of Congress aforesaid, th^ tioundaries above inenttowd shall iu future be re4 ?-arded as the limits of said land districts r<*pec4 Uvely. Given under my hand at the city of AVashingtorfj this ninth dav of April, A D. I&i5. By order of the President: JOHN WILftON. Commissions Oenerai Land Office, ap 12?lawl3w VEW BOOKS RECEIVED AT il SHILI.INGTON'S The Watchman ; will be found a fitting compan ion to the popular and simple story of tha lamplighter The Missing Bride, bv Mr*. Southwortb The Two Guardians, riy the author of Heartsease Blancli l^iwood. a tale of modern life. A Bts>k of Thought*. Memories and Fancie^,b]f Mrs. Jameson Peep* from a Belfry, or the Pari* Sketch Book Leaves from a Family Journal, by tha Author of Attic Philosopher in Paris Joy and Care, a friendly book for young mothers, by Mrs Suthill AU the new books published received In;medi ately afterwards, and everything In the ?tatloBtry line for sale at SHI ISLINGTON'S Bookstore, (kleon Building, cor. 4>f at. and Pa ave. jt 1?tr ^LLSTRANGERS if* * visiting the Cltv should see Hunter _ logue of the curinsitiM of the l*atent Office so. his Description of PowNtll's Grrat Plcturaa HI N TEK M to be seen at ASA N inth si tua) - Jin* i '* Cata> I oe Al. D O YOU WANT ftlRST RATE Itf | criam! Go at ottcc to ARN Y. Brians street, j Georgetown, b* was award*d a MEDAL by f .VletiopolitanMochantas ln*uiu?a,for icr cri*i^ wait* ivaa, saU ftiay St?