Newspaper of Evening Star, July 7, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 7, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR, PIDLIAIIED EVEBT AFTERNOO.I, (EXCEPT ?U!fDAT,) -A? the guir Buildiagi rormtr of Pt*n*yl?a+ia avtmuo and Eltunth ?lrat, By W. D. WALLACH, Will be served to s.iheerlber? by carriers a; SIX AND A qi'AKTLR CENTS, payable Weekly to ifce Ageuts, papers served In package* at 37K ?ent* per month To mail subscribers the sub scription pricela THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS aypar ??a<ira???,TWO DOLLARS f?r elx months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of UH cetiU a week. CTS1NOLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON ( SATURDAY, JULY 7, 1855. NO. 782. THE STAB. Tbtf eacniloai FaaaUvand Neva, talniim a rraeier variety of lateraati^ r?adiug :h.n caa b* fouitJ la any other ? U puVJisW aa ta'ui day ?Doming. run. Single copy, per annum f i ai rociiM. Flveeopiea |? go Ten copies 6 Ml Twenty copien ] jf ^ trr Cas?, tiVAtiuii m an*A.ic?. HT Singlecoptes (la wrappers) can be prerumd at It? counter, lmnmll^lalv aAer the Issue of Lb# papor. Price?Tmrbk Cants. PosTiiABTKR* who art a* agrnts wUl be allowed a com mission of twenty per cent. INHALATION roR TBS CUES OF ASTHMA AND CONSUMPTION. NEW AXD VERT WOSDBRFUL ! ! ! Brought home to the door of the Million? \WONDERFUL discovery ha* recently been made bv Dr. Curtis, of this citv, In the treat ment of Ccusumptlon. Asthma, and all disease* cf the Lungs W? refer to Dr. CUR TIB'S II V GEAN A. or INHALING HYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY SYkUP. With this new me thod. Dr. C. has restored many afflicted ones to health, as an evidence of which he has innumera ble certificate Speaking of the treatment, a phy sician reiYinrks. --it }s evideht that Inhaling?con stantly breathing an agreeable. healing vapor?the iu?*?ijc"jnai properties must rome in direct contac t wHh the whole renal cavities of the lungs. and thus escape the many and varied changes pruduced upon them when introduced into the stomach, and subj**ct to the process of digestion." The Ilyge anti is for sale at all the Druggists throughout the country?If. Y. Dutchman Jan. 14. The Inhaler is worn on the breast under the lin en. without the least inconvenience?the heat of the body Wing sufficient to evaporate the tluid Hundreds of cases of cures, like the following, might be named. One package of the Ilygeana has cured me of Ibe Asthma > f six years standing J. F. KEESBERRY, P. M. of Duncannon, Pa. I am cured of ?he Asthma of tea years' standing by Dr. Curtis's Hvgeana. MAKiiARL'f EASTON, Brooklyn, N. Y. MRS. P.VUL, of N??. 5 Hammond street, N Y., was cured of a severe case of Bronchitis by the Ilygeana. My sister has been cored of a distressing cough ef several years' star.ding. and decided to be in curable by the physicians. She was cured in one ioonui by the ilygeana. J ll GAUDERT, P. M. Richmond. Me. The Rev Dr C1I ELVER. of New York, testi fies of our medicine in the following language : New Yor?,Nov. 15, 1-54. Dear Sir: I think highly of Dr. Curtis's ilyge ana as a remedy in diseases of the throat and lungs. Having had some opportunity to testify its etU a ey, I ain convinced that it is a most excellent rem edy, both the Syrup and the inhaling application to the chest. Prof S. CENTER writes us as ft.llows: Gentlemen?I have recently had occasion to test your Cherry Syrup and llygean Vaj-or, in a r.tfe t?f chronic sore tin oat. that had refused to yield tr> other forms cf treatment, and the result has satis fled me that, whatever may l?e the composition of vour preparation. it is no imposition, but an excel lent remedy 1 wish, for the sake of the afflicted, that it mlgnt4>e brought within the reach of all. DR. JOHNS, one of the most celebrated Physi cians in New York writes as follows : Dr. Ccktis?Dear Sir?Having witnessed the excellent effects of your Ilygeana or Inhaling Hy Ssin Vapor and t llerry Syrup, in rase of Chronic ronchitis. and bei.iu much in favor of counter ir ritation in affections of the throat. Bronchial tube* amd lungs, 1 an therefore cheerfully recommend your Medicated Aparalus as being tlie most con venient and effectual mode of applying anything cf the kind 1 have ever seen. No doubt thousands Of persons may be relieved, and many cured, by Hung your medicines. 1 must her- l?e allowed to confess that I am op rosed to prescribing or using secret compounds, out this little neatl. contrivid article, anu its ef fect* in the case above alluded to, have Induced me to speak ia its favor. You are at liberty to use this In any way you Cray think proj*; Res?>ectfully. yours. Ac., C. JOHNS. M. D . No C0!? Houston street, N Y. Price three dollars a package. S->ld bv CURTIS A PERnlNS and BOYD k XAUI., 149 Chambers si., N. Y. Four packages ?ent free to any pert of the Uni ted States for ten dollars. N. B ?Dr Curtis"s II vgcanalstbeORIGIN Al. and UNLV GENUINE ARTICLE; all others are base Imitations, or vile and injurious counter s-Its. Shun them as you would POISON. For sale in Washington bv C11AS STOTT. Pa avenue, near *.:h street, and J. B MOORE, is the First Ward. may SI?Cm DR. L. II. WRIGHT'S UNFAILING "SCP.OI JLOUS ANIIDOTZ," For tht Perman'*t lure of COXSVMPTlOIi and all oth*r form* nf SCROFVLODS - DISEASES. THIS Medicine in prepared by an eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice in New York city, during which time he La> constantly used it *rith the most unbounded success, and crtsUed for h a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of med.cine. It ts immediately upon the blood, cleansing it from all -icrofnlous humors or impurities renovating and. by Its magic pow ers, lS Y IGOR ATE THE WHOLE S YSTb.M, in proof of which, hundreds of respectable wit nesses from the do- tor's private practioe have giv en !n tneir te-tlinony, and e.:treat?those sutfering from any scrofdou -ajection, to cait upon tktm and mtlsjy A Treatise on Scrof Jour Pneases can be had gratis at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 100 Broadway, v:nd at Dr*J'' Store?- generally CHARLES STOTT & CO., Agent? t\>r Washington. , 4,1 " ? ?muui r? " LIQUID CATHARTW s family Pin?-10' DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S TASTELE^J OK, /11H1S is the BEST, CHEAPEST, and MOST 1 EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED To THE PI ULIC. It is TASTF.LESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating eif'.rt ?.f Pills, Oil, Senna. Ac..) and pro ducing no griping or other paiuful effects. Un.ikt* all other purgative*, it search*is to the bottom of the d.? uw. thoroughly cleanses the stoma' h. and leaves the bowels entirely free from co>itivene^s NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOl T IT Children drink it readily and without forcing, and NO MEDICINE 1> MORE H1GHL\ RK COMMENDED by the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give it a trial and then judge for yourselves. It can be had wholesale and retail at E. H. STA BLER A CO 'S, Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO.. Washington. D. C. DR WRIGHT'S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, ?!:<> Broadwav, where the dor tor can l?e consulted daily ??n di^ea^es generally, from la to *2 p m., without charge. je LJ?6m P FlSi HEIl'.S BAND FI LLY ORGANIZED. HAVING now completed all my arrangements f. r a tli?t ra'e BRASS AN f? COTILLON BAND, 1 am a^ain a?. the service of the public to attend Excursion Parties, Exhibitions, Parades. Pic Nics. Ball* and Serenades. All tho->e In f;i? vor of citizens' land are re>f>nctfullv Invited to er? Coura^e our enterprise, here in Washington city.. P. FISCHER, Lender P. S.?This Band, under my direction. Is regu larly uniformed, and f'om a practice of over twen ty years V can ^ive satisfaction to every one. ftesiden. *. Pennsylvania avenue, north side, be tween Ninth and Tenth streets, flr>t door west of jf rtj ilall Orders left with Messrs. llilbus A Ilitz punctu ally atten<led ti?. may 14-??im'* PROSPER1 S CORNET BAND. f*\HI* Band is sintabie f,.r any and all purposes. jL and is warranted to tiive satisfaction to all thooe \rho may lie pleas* d to engage them, either as a Brass. Re*-d. or ?'otiilu;i Uanif. Anv number of musicians to u- .,a,l at the short est Btire. I>v apphii. ? to FREDERIC PROSPER I. Lesder. al '1'altavull's Store, opposite the Marine barracks. ? N R ?Orders hrt a: l!ilbu?.A Hltz'sMusic De pot will l>e promptly attei.de*! to. uta. v>.V??4 in (.KEAT BARGAINS S LADIES'. GENTS , MISSES'. A CI1II. DR I N > BOOTS ANDSHOES.- The. aubsc t?r b? tug cori|)? ii-sl to rfnt>n<. from ii.es .>re tie now i?-' w| i? s .'il?-rs h;s( wwrM well-as?:?rt?d stock of BOOT? A ^HOl.H at greatly risliH-?sl prir?^. All pci?<.fis ii wait! of the article will hn<l i: to their ailvantag*1 to eall b?*f>irc purchasing civwUif A H SLOAN, No r^4 I'# av , near loth ft . niHth side, may 1?3m FBTILADLLPHIA la<;erbeer DEPOT. Pa n-jf. brttftrn and 6th ih WK fesva at all timn*tb*be?t PHILADF.I? riilA I.AtiER BLEK on band, and r.Csr tt oow fur suls f r kej., In ^aojt UaUa* ?> per Wo s*.a the heaa m*\ vo au ports of the 1*^ Many pby*:cijn? hava recommetidM ll.ia VaJpr a> oss of tfcs b?s? r?a'.cdies for wsak Kotn I *. II Hi CARTER'S SPANISH MIXTURE. TliE GREAT PURIFIER OF THE BLOOD ! hot a particle or mercirt 15 it. AN" INFALLIBLE REMEDY for Scrofuln. Kin^ s Evil, Rheumatism. Olwtinate Cutane ous Eruption*. Pimple* or Pustules on the face. Blotches, Boils, Chronic Sore Eyes. Ring Worm orTviter. Scald IItad, Enlargement and Pain of the Bones and Joints, Stubborn Ulcers. Sy philitic Disorders, Lumbago, Spinal Com j laints, and ail the disease* arising from an in j'idii ious uke of Mercury, Imprudence In Life, or Impurity ..f the Blood rpiIIS VALUABLE MEDICINE, which ha* M. become celebrated for the number of extraor dinary cures, effected through its agency, has in uuci d the proprietors, at the urgent request of their friend*, to offer it to the public, which they do with the utmost confidence in its virtues and won uerftil curative properties. The following cert ill rates, selected irom a large numlier. are, however, stronger testimony than the mere word of the pro prietors; and are all from gentlemen well km<wn in their localities, and of the highest respectabili ty, many of them residing in the city of Rich mond. \ a. F. BORDEN, Esq.. of the Exchange Hotel. Richmond, known everywhere. says he has seen the Mcdicine railed Carter'* Spanish Mix tvfs. administered in over a hundred cases, in nearly al! the diseases for which it is recommend ed. with the most astonishingly good results. He says i; vs the most extraordinary medicine ho ha., ever seen. AGUE AXD FEVER?GREAT CURE? I hereby certify that for three years I had Ague and r ever of the most violent description. I had sev eral Physicians, took large quantities of Quinine. .?Iercury. and I believe all the Tonics advertised, but all without permanent relief. At last I trieu Carter's Spanish Mixture, two bottles of which effectually cur?d me. and I am happy to say 1 have had neither chills or fevers since. I con s' tier it the Tonic in this world, and the only medicine that ever reached my case. JOHN LONGDEN. Leaver Ditch, near Richmond, Va. c B LUCK. Esq., now in the city of Rich mond, ?I'd for many years in the Post Office, ha^ surh confidence in the astonishing etficacyof Car ter s Spanish Mixture, that he has bought up vjarda of 5?w bottles, which he has given away to the afflicted. Mr. Luck aava he has never known it to fail when taken according to direction* Dr MINGE. a practising Physician, and for merly of the l itv Hotel, in the city of Richmond -ays hi* has witnessed in a numWr of instances the effects cf Carter s Spanish Mixture, which were most truly surprising. He says in a case of Consumption, dependent on the Liver, the i;ood effects were wond? rfi.l indeed. SAMUEL M DRINKER, of the Arm of Drln xer A Morris. Richmond, was cured of Liver Complaint of three years standing, by the use cf two bottles of Carter s Sj.anish Mixture. tiKEAT CI RE OF SCRO FL'LA.?The Edi tor* of tiie Richmond Republican had a servant employed in their press room, cured of violent Scrofula. combined with Rheumatism, which en tirely disabled him fiom work. Two bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture mad.; a f* if?ct cure of him, and the Editors, iri a public notice. sn\* the\ '?< heerfullv rtvomne-nd it to nil who are afilicted with any disease of the ??lo<?d.'; STILL AMOTJIER CURE OFSCROFULA I hau a very valuable boy cured of Scrofula bv ' aiter s Spanish Mi\t::re. 1 consider it truly a val table n,edi< .ne. JAM ES M TAYLOR, Con ductor on the R P. a ad P. 11. It. Co.. Richmond. SALT RHEUM OF TWE.\TY YEARS STAXDIXG CURED.?Mr. JOHN THOMP SON, residing In the city of Richmond, was cured by thr. e bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, of Salt Rheum, which he had for nearly twentv and which ail the physicians of th> cit. could not cure. Mr. Thompson is a well knowj Merr hant in the city of Richmond, and his cure is most remarkable. W M A MATTHEWS, of Richmond, had a servant cur'-d of Syphilis. in the worst form, by Carter's Spanish Mixture. He says he cheerfclly recommends it. and considers it a"very invaluable medicine. EDWIN BURTt >N. commissioner of the reve nue. .says lie has x-en the good effects of Carter's Sjonis'i Mixti r? in a nuinTier of Syphilitic ca??v. and sa\s it is a perfect cure for that horrible dis ease. -;U G HARWOOD, of Richmond, cured of old Sores and L'loers. which disabled him from walking. Took a few bottles of Carter's Sjwnish Mixture, and was enabled to walk without a crutch, in a short time permanently cured. Principal Depot* at .M WARD, CLOSE tc CO.," No. ,ss> Maiden Eane. \ew York. 1. W. D\ O'l'T <St SO.\S. No. l>-2 North Second street. Philadelphia. BENNETI A BEERS, No. 125 Main street, Riciimoud, Va. And for salebv CHARLES STOTT. Washing ton, D. C.; HEXRV PEEL, Alexandria, and bv Druggisfsevery where. Price ?! per buttle, or six bottles for 85. sep 21?ly GLESWOOD CEMETERY, Office No. 892 Pa. nif., corner lOih street, (OVER TUK -AVIJitt's BA*X.) ^IMIIS CEMETERY is laid out on the plan of -?- the celebratod Greenwood, of New York, ar.d situated on tue high ground distant one and a quarter miles north <>f the Capitol?North Capitol str<?et leadiuy directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Con gruts, appropriating their ground forever to burial purisjses. making a fee tille to the purchaser, and prohibiting all encruachmcuts from legislation or otherwise, which is of vast imjstrtinee to those who wish their dead to repose where they have piared them, tor it ha* becomo a custom in all olher cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the deail promiscously into one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, us 110 titles ure given to tue ground. N. B?I >4ii;e oj*?n from 10 to 12 o'clock a. m., where Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By laws. and a Nlap of the <? rounds, and all other in formation. can be obtained. All orders left with .Mr. Jaincs F. Harvey, No. 110 Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je Is?lw CARRIAGES?CARRIAGES. IIIAVE now on hand, and constantly finishing, ?1 very lar_e ass< rtnient of Pleasure -./tftifttjy and Family CA RRIAGES.of the latest fashions, which 1 will sell as low as the same quality of work can be sold in any of the principal markets of the United States. The subscriber is now dealing exclusively in Carria-ev of his own manufacture, and ail work sold by liim will be warranted, and compare favor ably with any work in this market. As I alwavs k? p a large assort 1 in at. I Invite purchasers and ot ers to examine my stoc k before purchasing else where. Carriages built toorder. Old Carriages taken in exchange, or repaired a' the shortest notice. THOMAS YOUNG, Sign of the (iolden Horse, No. 4fJ ra. avenue and 1% street, may I?eo3m PI RE SILVERWARE -A MAGNIFICENT ASSORTMENT. ? 't J W GALT A BRO. call attention to their 1*1* unusually large assortment of Silverware, consisting of? Solid Silver Tea Sets, complete >ilver Pitchers, solid Silver Castors Silver Cups aiid Saucers, (ioblets Silver Fish Carvers and l'orks Crumb Scrapers Cake Knives, rruif Shovels. Sugar S.fttTt Jelly Si*?oii>. Cheese S- onjw Pickle Knives and l'orks olive SpK)iis, Salad Tongs. Vegetable Forkt Fruit Knives. lr? Ttus^s. Desert Knives S<nip. Cream and (iravy La<lles b ? t'rearu Knives. Salt C?!Lirs ?'-'pkin Kings. Butter4vnives. Tea Strainers T?u, l'atile and Uewerl S}ioons and Forks of every desciiption Breakfast and Dinner Coffee Spot>ns. Ac. Also, a verv large assortment of Fancy Sllver wnre suita.t.ie for wtdding. birth day, and otber presents. I h* al*?vf jjU (,f ,r own manufacture a?.d w?rtante?i to be p.ire. M w GALT .V BRO , .c.1 Pa. ave . t<etw. !Uh and l<*b street may ^1 ?rf ^ >>v Sir ^Abbo-. . kltrtoi, vi NaiKilwn! vulUlMgh. o?MVt> ^ C^n?lan?eK*b?a a my?i, by ;ulu The f outroveisy Venveen Sen?t..r .,i<i ' ArchMshop the i ?? iy? FFaNCK TAVLOR * JOHN R. 3LVASS. WILLIAM THOUriOX. EL VANS fr THOMPSON, HABLWAP.E, COACH'"iBIKMINGS, Ao., No. 346 Pcuiisylvniiia nrruuc, !? tuteen Ninth and Truth fts, Washington, D C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia. German Silver. Albata and Silver Pla t'jd, Tea. Table and Dessert Spoons Carvers and Pi -ks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks Brass. Britannia. Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks. Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, Sad I rons ! Maslin and Pell !\T?Mal Kettle*, Furnace#. Grid irons. Ovens. Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Coth.^e, Closet. Cupboard, Chest, Till, Pad and Trunk Locks Shuttle. Door, and Blind Hinges,Screws, Cut and Wrought .Vails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Stnbbs. Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell Pull.-. Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Clotti, Curled Ilair, Moss, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs I Venitian Blind Hook-, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furuilur Nans 1 Glue. Coffin Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac. 1 CARPENTERS' GOODS. j Planes, Saws, Drawing Knives, Spckeshaves, Chisels and Gouges, l lanc Iron-? Augers, Braces and Bitts, Boring Machines, Ham mers, Hatchets. Bevels Bevels, Squares, Guages, Axes, &c. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS. I Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Snokes. flubs, Bows, Poles . Sleigli Runners, Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars. Top Props , Curtain Frames. Lamps, inside Linings, Lining Silks. Damask, Seaming Cords Tufts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks. Fringes, Lacef, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather. Dash Leather, &c. ELVAXS A THOMPSON, je^l?3sS> Pa. avenue. CANAL PACKET LINE TO POINT OF RO( K.S. THE Canal Packet CONGRESS having been thoroughly repaired and put*?S^>-^irrrrt in first rate order (tiie machinervfc?>^ij3BBPfi?i being removed and horse power s:il>stitutecly con' tlnues making her regular trips between George town and the above placw. The Boat will l?rave the wharf of VV. II. & H G Ritter for Point of It.* ks on MONDAYS, WED \ LSDA1 S aiid FRIDAVSat? o'clock a. m: and the Point of Rocks f.?r Georgetown on TUES DAYS. THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at the same hour, stopping at the different landings alon;? the line for the reception and landing of passengers and freight, going and returning. The Boat will leave Georgetown at 7 o'clock a. j m., and arrive at the head of the Ureat Ualls at II, Seneca at 1. Edward's Ferry MonocacySfc, I Knowlan's Ferry 0. an<l Point of Roeks at 7 o'ci n 0 in. Keturning. leave Point at 7 a in., Know fan's Ferry at 7)?. MonoeacyS. Edward's Ferry 1 i, Seneca i. Great 1 alls and jirriveat George i town at 7 p. m. Passage through either way *"2. Meals served rcvulnrly on board the boat r.t mod erate prices. CHARLES MERRILL, Capt. j je 25-dtf ' 1 DENTISTRY. RB. DON AI.L'SON, Dentist, late of the firm cf ? Hunt <v Donaldson, continues to ggirrz eg. j manufacture and insert those beautiful jfcyjpSsL porcelain teeth, with or without gums. lor specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was awarded the first premium u't the Mecliauics' Institute Fair, recently held in this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to on it ?<ch particular rase, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is 3o |H-rfect as to deceive the mo: t prac tised eye. Particular attention also paid to filling and pre serving the natural tee*ii. Charge* moderate, and nil operation? warranted Office southwest coi'ner of Seventh/oid D street.-. Eentnacc on b. i:iar2i?6m DENTISTRY. DR MI'XSON respectfully c alls public atten tion to hi* new. patent and gr?-nt- **? * ly IMPROVFD method of setting Ar-A# tiflcial Teeth, witii ContiawNH Gem.^-t the very PERFECTION OF THE ART. This st vie of Teeth has the following advantages over all ..thers, viz: GRK \T STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vieing with Nature in these respects, and in some others excelling. Public inspection is respecifidly solic ited. Please call and see specimens. CAUTION .? So other Dentist in the District of Columbia has a right to make this stvle of teeth. N. B.?Te *t!i eon titutionaily healthy, plugged ; and warranted for life. i Office and hoi se No. E street, near the cor ner of Penua. avenue and 1 Ith street ap 2-1?tf A CARD. AfBS. E. PHILLIPS. No. 401 Sixth st., betvr. i-?A G and II. desires to inform the \ citizcns of Washington ai'd vicinity,SRfSrjSe*W that she is now prepared lo give in- t *?t structions on th* Piano Forte. She' has taught music in some t.f the principal cities of the Union and has testimonials ehowuig that she is fully competent to discharge the duties of her profes sion to the satUfactiou of thot*.* who may favor her with their patronage. Terms .-jit) for z\ lessons, at her resident, or 312 at the residence of her pupils. je 12?eoom? LAW PARTNERSHIP! ~~ OBERT J WALKER and LOUIS JAN IN have form- d a < o-j uriner;hip under the firm ! of ?-Walker & Janin," for the management and 1 argument of ca-es in the Supreme Court of the United States. and before the Court of Claims at Washington Citv. Address Washington. I). C. may 10?eo3m A CARD?LOOK. HERE! VLL YE LOVERS OF THE GOOD THINGS OF THIS LI FE. and we will tell you where you may obtain at least some of them Thankful for past favors, 1 would respectfully ask a continu ance of the same during this Spring and Summer. 1 am prepared lo furnish all who will give rne a call with the sweet and cooling Beverages in my line at short notice, such as ICE CREAMS and WATER ICES, of all tlavors, SCHAR LOTTE REUSE, BLANCMANGE, Ac. CAKES of all kinds. Also foreign and domestic FRUITS and CONFECTION*EllY.generally kept in well reg ulated establishments of the kind Particular attention will be paid to furnishing Wedding or Brid< s Cakes. Also. Parties. Balls. Excursions, Pic Nics, &c., &c., and upon reason able terms Call at the old stand, Massachusetts avenue, l?e tween Utu and 10th streets. Northern Liberties. N B?Best quality ICE CREAM sold at 91 50 per gallon. may 7?eo3m JOHN W. RIGIITST1NE. R [No. 510.J VDTICE OF TIIE DISCONTINUANCE

1 ' of the United States Land Otlice at Defiance, in the Siate of Ohio.?Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of law, and in view of "the report of ' the land officers at Defiance, Ohio, that the va ? cant land in said district is reduced below one hundred thousand acres, th?> Sitrttary of the In | fen'or has directed that said Land office at Dehi anck be discontinued; and that the lands remain ing unsold at the time of the discontinuance lie made subject to sale and entry at Chillicothk. j the only remaining land offico in the Statk ov | Ouio Lands remaining unsold and unappropriated by law, and subject to private entry at tiie land office office now discontinued, will cease to lie subject to I entry at said office from the date of the receipt of ? this notice hy the register and receiver thereof, and ? the land officers at Chillicothk will give public notice of the day on which they will be prepared, to receive applications for entries of any such lands ? at their otlio*. JOS WILSON, Acting Commissioner Gen'l Land office. je '23?Ihv.pw ! REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBING AND OAS | FITTING DEPOT. ffMIE subsrriber respectf.illy announres to his 1 A friends arid the public in general that he has r?-ceived the first lot of th#celebrated DODGE'S , DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AND FORCE PUMP, which received the SILVER MEDAL at the late Fair of the Metropolitan Mechanics' Insti tute. and is now preuarca to furnish all who may tiivur him with a call. His stork of ?i AS F1XTURKS are unm;passed in the Dl*ti1rt i With his coj pt. cf ?ompwtem workman he prides ? bin iVf til unv c;dai* In tho PLUMBING , aNDGAS-tlTTlNG lice with promptnew and ! if^ \n woik done wanaiMed to give complete ?}trfaotion JOHN ffEBffi. | m/>y H (.outvi ?-Hh *?- olid Pa *vwiue. 4 EXCURSIONS, & o QHAXD FIREMENS? JAD C/F/C MOOMLIGIIT FXCIKSIOS WESTERN HOSE COMPANY. mHE WESTERN HOSE COMPANY w*pect X fully announce to the citizens of _ <rir**'" * ??> Washington.' toor;-:*tovii< and Alex-^te.r^r^S.: andrsa, that the) have chartered tlx- swift an?l splendid Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON for an Excursion. oM MONDAY AFTERNOON, Julvt!3d, to the White House Pavilion The boat will Iwtve (jwrgrtown at 1 % o'clock; Washington at 2; Navy Yard at litf ; Alexandria at .'J; rei'irning ehe will leave the White House at a reasonable hour, and touch at the above places. The Committee iiave made the most extensive arrangement# to render this excursion one of the most pl<a^;?n? of the scjsnn. The Refreshment department will be conducted bv a competent and accommodating caterer, Ws. Cork. Fisher's Band ha> been engaged for the occa sion. Should the d*r prove unfavorable, the excursion will be postponed until fur!her notice. Tickets ONE DOLLAR. admitting a Gentle man and Ladies--to U; had of any of the Commit tee, or at the beat on the day of the excursion. C vmmtlftt. Edmund Handy, Jus. Simkins, F. Iloltztnan. jy 6?eotd# FXdKSIOX AMERICAN rEIENLLklP ASSOCIATION. TO THE WHITE HOUSE, On Tl ESDAY, the 10th of JULY, 1?53. rriHF.Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON will A leave Georgetown at s o'clock m ^ a. m., Washington 9 a m., N Yard , and Alexandria ?t 1<? o'cieck. The THOMAS C01.1-.YEK v ill leave at ?J p. m.. Navy Yard at 2)j, and Alexandria at 3 o'clo* k. Prosperi's Hand is d. Tickets for a gentl-man and two ladies?ONE DOLLAR. Dinner, Supper and Refreshments will beserved bv Wm. Coke, Proprietor of the White House. Dinner .V> cents; Supt>er#> cents. jyS-ThSM FIRST GRAND MOONLIGHT EXCURSION AND TIC NIC OF T1IK GOOD vVjlLL CLUE, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, On THURSDAY. July 19, 1S33. f|Ml E me-ml>ers of tho Ciub take ^rcat pleasure A in ajinown: in;; io their friends ^ Jr* and tLc public i.i fci.-nil that " ?"'' i|j *"??<* , have chartered ||.c Steamer GEORiiE WASH INGTON. and will ^lve their first Grand Excur sion a:.d Pie Nic to liie White House Pavilion on THURSDAY. Julv 19. 1-65. A superior Lia? ai;d String liand has been en i;a^e<l lor the occasion. Refreshments and Supper will be furnished by an experienced Caterer. Omnibuses will l ave the corner c f 11th st. and the Avenue, corner and 7th streets, and the Cap itol at l>j o'clock, to convey passengers to the boat fa.r.cl will al*o be a I the Wharf on the arrival of the boat. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gentle man and ladies-'; to ! had i f the members and at the beat on th" day cf the Ev.-ursiou. The lioa'. will leave G> orgetown at I, Washing ton at *J, Navy Yard at ,' and Ah;\and? .a at 3 o'clock. Committee rf Arrangements. L 1'hum; us. Wm. Elwocul, S. Moran. G. Duba.it, J. Franklin. Jy 5,isi,17 6PA3XLIN0 SUGAR. I'or the preparation of nuin" Sodti Water. t1 GAUTIl.ll has the honor of inuounclng it has brf'omf a "tt\ed fart'' that the prepara tion which he subiiiii ted to his friends and j>a :rons a short tim.-since. under the denomination ?>TSparkling Sugar, is the l??>t sulwtitute for the instantaneous preparation of Soda Water ever of fered to the public. The report* of the Agents for It" sale in diifer. .it sections of the country, all say it has been received with universal favor, and con cur in the opinion that the Soda Water prepared from the Sparkling S.i^ar is not only a most t ino cent. plea-ant and agreeable summer l>evera^e. espial in all respects t<> that from the most approved fountain. but in man, instances positively ueiieti cial and he<dthful. Ji i? wartnly commended by the most eminent medi- il faculty of the North. West and South, and in hct wherever they have had an om?>rtuniiy ?t testing Its qualities. C. GA L TIER will not resort to the usual mode of putting his prej u rati on. It requires no Mich ad ventitious aid It carries with il Its own recom mendation, and ltt it cnce have a trial, aiid be ventures to say no family v. il! be without it at this season of the*\?.ur. la addition to Its intrinsic qualities, the SPARKLING SUGAR is cheep and within the in?ans of oil to purchase. Agla>sof Soda Water prepared from it, U cheaper than if purchased at the fountain. To travelers and summer excursionists the Spark ling >ugar ^ ill be found a most admirable "cowi pa^non d. i oy?x ," it bc!;ig put up insiiiall ^la-*n jars, which can njcur.i -d all >ut the jwrson with 1'iit inconvt ni. ::ce. a..d whether in the |>ailor, chamlar, >team!xc'. or ra-Jroad car. if ci?il water can Ije had, a delicious -ilass of rs.xla Water can l>e instantantsiii-ly prej>are?l. -The Si arkiinL' Sucar i? davored with Lemon. Ginger. Vanilla. Strawberry, Sarsaparilla, and the usual vari* t, of Sirups at the best Soda Fountains. GAUTIER is now ready to till all orders with win li he may be favored, at No. iiW Penn sylvania avenue. jy 0?cotft PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GINGER WINE Ma n u f actu Rt:d from French GRAPES, GRLihN JAMAICA GINGER, SEVILLE ORANCES.Ac ?This delicious lev erage iKjcomes t be greatest favorite wherever it is introduced. It is equally palatable, more whole some. a^:d not balf tne price of other foreign wines. Many physicians use it exclusively, ana recom mend it to all troubled wilh Flatulency, D\spep sia. Debility, Cramps, liiarrhoa and Dysentery. I'ersoiis subject to Chills, or living in districts where Ague or Cholera prevails, liud its occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. M ixed with a little iced-water. it forms tiie most refresh ing and wholesome cooling drink in warm weather that can be taken. Price 5U c- nts per bottle, per dozen. N. B. C#untry Druggists, Grocers, Ac., find this Wine an advantageous addition to tneir stock, it's a first rate article, sells well, and gives great satis faction. Agents. STOTT 4 CO., Washington; PEEL St STEVENS, Alexandria^ C1SSEL, Georgetown; J. BALMER,Baltimore. j> ti~tf MOTHER AND STEP MOTHER ; a new story, bv l- ickens A new book entitled "Which ; the Rii'ht or the Left," exceedingly4popular and destined to have a large sale. Female Life Among the Mormons, by the wife of a mormon elder, recently from Utah Moredun, by Sir Walter Scott The Winkles, or the Merry Monomaniaes. by the author of Wild Western Scenes, Ac. The Watchman Star Pa|>ers. by Henry Ward Bees'her My Confession, the Story of a Woman's Life. The English Orphans Cone Cut Corners; the experiences of a conser vative family in fanatical times The latest London I'ajjers All the newest and most popular works constant ly on hand and for sale at JOESHILLINGTOVS, Odeon Uuilding, corner 4^ st. and Pa. av. NEW MILLINERY. MISS THOM PSON has just opened our fourth invoice of Neapolitan. Leghorn. Eng lish Straw. Lace. Crape, and other Summer Hats. Ladies who have not v^t supplied themselves are invited to caii and maJte their se lections. Also. ju?t received a choice lot of Fans, Silk Mils, line Silk Gloves, Hosiery, Ac., together with a variety of articles not necessary to enumerate, and to all e-f which we invite attention. HUTCHINSON A ML'NRO, Fancy Dealers. No. 310 Tenna avenue. , IMPORTANT TO PERSONS BREAKING UP HOrSEKEEFlNG. PERSONS removing from the city and wishing to dispose of their Furniture and Housekeep ing Utensils. &r, without the trouble of sending them to public auction, can do so by calling on us at our store, 317 Pa avenue, ecrner of $?b atrs??f, ao ws urw pn?{>di?d to buy all susb goods as way be oArad Houaekstpsis and other* willuo well by calling on uf, as we will pey the highest cash prices lor all sucb mockIs * WALL, BARNARD A. CO j? 7?'3m 317 Pa * venue evening star. A CLE2CYKAN TUBlfED SOLDIEB Some twenty years ago, a young man, whom I shall mime Jamie,* **?? pastor of ? Urge congregation of the Established Church of Scotland. At school and at College he was distinguished lor his luvo of learning. and as n minister was uniivalied for hi< ol"quene* and mental attainments. He had ben settled about a year, and wax on the e*e of bein^ married to a fine young woman, whom he ha-l loved froin childhood. when the heritor* and ?evera! English gentlemen. who were then on a vi-it to the North. Mtonled Cork to hear the famous j'jea.'her. Ho mure thau verified hi? lame ; he enraptured his audit nee. Ilis theme was the story <.f hi-< church. Its many years of disastrous war*. it-* martyrs. its heroic, its undying li po. f\iu vheu despair se? med to shroud it in cndle^.- r.ik;ht; its unwcarieil toils and it< finail triumphs wero each in turn pre sented to the minds of the hearer1. with a power and feeling t?i_it defy description. lie stood the genius of elo<tucnce personified Hut there was one among his hearers wh<> was not bewildered fcy his glowing picture?. The gentle-hearted Bella, his betrothed, when tbe congregation dispersod, followed him to the manse. He received her in his ttuly, but while conducting her to a chair, sho sank upon the floor and burst into tears. ?? 0, Jamie! Jamie!" she exclaimed, as he raided her tenderly in hi i ato,.-. an 1 seated her on a s fa. "ye haw broken my puir heart!"' "How so. ii'.y Bella? cxr!.iLi'" '? Ye were dm'k? raving drunk, J.:iuie ; .uid I wonder the eddor# did iu.e t:k ye ojt t.l the pulj it ! Ye whined i"p.d rantt- i, and s< Laciiiii?.-. ?_???! f- rgio me for Miyinp sac, I thought 1 suw tho Evil Oue standing be.ide. Iati_'i.i:g and clapping you on the aboulder. ily j-uir brain reeled?I w?3 mad :i;d knew it?I am mad now?X canna live <;iit thLs day?I feel my blood freese?0, l?e rtercilul to mo a dinner, and save, O "sve uty j.iuio! ' Her head reel in od upon hij bosom. ii- gazed u{*>ii him a uicineat, an ! expired in bis Jiii}'. He hnd prcached his last sermon. No en treaties of a congregation who loved him?no flattering offers of future preferment, tendered by tho gentry, could induce him to resume his labors as minister. Five or six years passed, when the writer of this, who w;i8 hi-, schjolfelU w. accidentally met him in Loudon. Jamie was then one of the principal teachers in a lar^e educational e.-?Ji'dishtnei-t, and was highly esteemed for tu?* moral excellence of his character, as woll a? his varied learning and skill as a successful teacher. Ho dressed in deep luouimnr. -ru::ned Society, and when the labors of tbe 1 day c'otfed. lie either wandered alone through tho streets t r retired to bis lodging!', l&o scene of Bolls'* death wxs e*er j r-nent to his memory. Il'-r pure ?ou!, he said. saw him as he was, a p or. vain, sell- ?r .-it" l sinner. For tbe pur jKK*e of coeeentr itii g his thoughts and infusing ifu into nie ai-im-jiis. be s^s in tho habit ?>t t;.king a glass of whisky before entering tb-i pulpit. The morning before he pretrh^d tfco fatal S'-iii.cii. be leit rather loivous. i?>r be knew thcr? would i o strangers to hear him. and he took nearly two gla-s:.'-. V?"hat iiv said, or how be conducted himself, no tffort of men - oiy i ou'<! recal.?the death of ilelln alone bad | merged oit-j ilsvil djings of that dreadful day. The eomp-ioiii.ti which be received sounded in hi1 c-.ns bke satire and mockery, end the very r.a:m9 cl* l".[uor impressed hnu wiih burr r! Ho left homo tn 1 came to London, where he obtained a ':iual:on ns a teucher; but every th:i!g appealed so bl?ek to him that ho ex pressed ieai he sh' uld, in some ur.guanled m ?nient. dc.jtrf*y himself. J1 is frit nd. who wa- a pailor. Fnggerte?l svice aietivo empb-ymci t. that would u-tll into play h?s physi al l*. u'tios, an<l thus givu his m;u?l a spell, air.d clJisI by offering to procure him a p'ace btfoiv the n.^ft in a ehlj?. " I like your ?ag?e.?ti?nv' be sill. '? but'dislike tbe sea. " Then turn s? U'ier and wk employ ment in India, whrr* there i? always plenty of fighting." ?? I will, he said, springing fv"tn his chair ; " wh?n my engagement ex I'ires 1 will purchase an Ensign's commission, wonder the thought never -uggested iUolf to me. f??r my ai.i-esi?;rs. as far back fis 1 cen trace them, were ?oldiirs. Li tter, far better, die on the field <.f ba;ttl?- than fall by one's own hand ! " We Pepamted. A few w.>i ks since, in running my eye along ' the list of those t^ho bad distinguished thim selves fit the battle of Inkerman, I saw the name of Lieut. C. I . A letter from my friends b :- r;L!*?; informed me that he h.ol served in !;:dia under L-rd ti- ugh, and was promoted for hi*1 gal'.jnt conduct i?t thrro c?m paiigrs. H ? was pjewnt at the buttles of Alma. lialaklaTs. anl Inkeiman, and at last accounts "A':i- in g *od htalth. engaged in tiie siego ?>f sSebast'-ixd. He *.i> -till sipgl"; bis '' heart wis dead to b>ve ! "?Buston Atlas. Ffsh an;? tiu:ii! Hafits.?Oxing to the pe vere winter, the eel-?pcarii>g season at tj^utii ampton has <?ecr !? failure. Tbn eel and mul let triaes of ull fish, have suffered most from the lato cold weather. Tho siuull kiud of e'l, found in ty-uthampton water, has been nearly destroyed by the lust, and during the sovcro weather, large conger eels also jK-ruhed : num bers of them were picked up in tho British Channel, tlonting on the surface, dead with cold. In Southampton l>?jek, whi:h used to swarin with mullet, not one can be found. Great numbers, after floating bonumbed <?a the surface, died, and sunk to the bottnin, from whence they airo dragged up. Codfi-h are often found floating on the surface, help less, through bt ing gorged or blown like quad rupeds. They goiinandizo on a small piece of whiting. ai>l refute the opinions that the inferior animals are instinctively temperate. A f. w days ?ince, in the S lent, a sea-gull w:?s seen by u fishernnn pecking nt e^mvthing on 'he surface of the war r. On approaching, bo found it to be an immense ..vei-goige-l codfish, elive but helpless. Iu the Solent, half tho body of n eod?-h is often found floating about. These rempvnts nre caused by |>orpoiscs snap ping at the codfish while*in pursuit of u shoal of herrings or other small fish. A porpoi-e, before tairing iu a barrel of herrings for its dinner, will often whet its appetite with a co<l's head an ! shoulders, and leave the tail for Pome jMM.r fisherman.?English Paper. IjJ^The following anecdote is an excellent burlesque upon the local requirements of kis sing the calf-kin of a bible cover, or striking an attitudo with uplifted hand, to qualify for giving testimony: Clerk?Do you sobonnly swear? Mayor?(with digniiy;?Stop! the witnesp will hold up his right hand. Clerk?The mau has no right hand, your honor. Mayor?(with some asperity)?Let him hold up his left hand then. Clerk?Ho has had t!ie misfortune to loee bis left hand, also, as your honor will nerceive. Mayor?(.savagely)?Tell him to hold up his right leg. then; a man cannot be sworn in thia court without holding up something'. Silenee, gentlemen, our diguity must le pieserved ! (Witness sworn on one leg ) A K\*sa3 Bull Story.?Sixty yoke of red bulls, according to the Irontier Kews. were seen last week by an old lady in Kamas, bitched to an empty wag.^n. which was mired in the streets of that city. The team reaehad entirely fr>m hill to hill, aerost one of our val leys. vulgarly called guts. Tha wagon, being tight in the mud, refused to move; tbe eoc** quenee was, when that portion of the team in tbe lead on the ether hill, spread tkeaaeelfea in a strong pull, and straightened the chains, that twenty-seven yoke of the bulla In the centre were suspended in mid aii by their necks, something 1cm than fifty fest abort grog *4. NEW YORK CORRESPONDENCE. $**nde--Tk4 Proclamation of the Ma*or^ u?'ld. *l**r-L*men? Jor <K* 1 tpar tod (rttot~-i?fntapfi. X?w YoBX. Jul J ft. 1W5. The sensition created by the ahocking .of. cidea of two lovcri by taking prusaic and Wither has su '-aided, and tho?o who gave JhH 1*? vi'>,''n, because the father of tho vT* Ui*1' Wt!ulJ uot P*r"?it the burial of thayonng woman ? remains frvui his b-u-w rJ :;Trh8t * h*n*4 f,,r *??* ~ ?^.frSTS"w tk. ??kn,.w"n ^"'wa* ju-tified in act DfS a. h.? did. Thu mode 0f ending the |]|? 0r We. and tak.ag a fearful in The dirk - whJTiT ** 'T7 d'7 ^ ????*?*?? which deservea the attention of tho?e wt.? is* "vr,^iKk ,l" ??? * -rucL rsvsr, ?,g"5 ;n ? ^-yo?r " Pryc,*?*tion to the public and nrtrurtKws to the nolice department, ia regard to tiie iiqu<>r law. has taken many by *urt?i*> th?m*re the UuW a deat* lrtt?r~? ^ iaSrmi P*.'i,oei"en ^at native liquora only must >.? seized, and warna them to be careful not tj overstep their duty. It would be a difficult Kit "bits? -,r 8U ??! **** 10 My whether hiH bittern wore home-made or foreign? bow much more ditto alt for a man to decide who i? supposed to never U*e it ? After this ? k i-l ? , transgressor* of the law ia ruueh like that of a person who. in a speech to a _ riotous m..... toll them that *]**, would brcr.k. ana M..uea were plenty, l,ut th-y mu-t "J0 property of the individual ar^in>t wh<>ra they were .licensed A sou then; newspaper got op a grand item "t new* for its readers, which pn.vea to be a ?rand h..ax. The story is that a rich Southern ranter ir about to he united to a N.-w York adv. the nuptial* intake pl.ee here at tha ? - Hotel, Having so many friend* iu.?; t..vy w..Ufd require the whole building for heir .-u HiOMKiati.*, they lease I thesami r >ne ? pa.*e ? f four days, at a rent of ?2 <m>0 per day. Tliia is what the French wuuld call UN trrand C >m*nd Tlio weather i* ??? hot that every person seem* to be !v?;.,ng ia their own fweat; buni >s that u wan can't aven ' cat ' hia own.creditor". Our bi^st M Aro re<>j? Vt l.urKt h.-count of the extraordinary number of (brandv) -mariiea anioqg their r-tail u<to nirrn. Law? stranb^rri^a, Aid 01*114 juleps, an th? current Uipies. The iulep^ ar* s-;o put down, atrawberrtec *r? craJually wuhdnwing from the co;ii and Alnine Lhw h atnong the thing- tha' were. X .ine L .w was a hrw-s >:r?'Nter hen, than H .race t>roe ivy in tlnhy, or liollius, the imuiortal Achill ? ot Ureyt ?wn. The ii *a. Pierre Scale di.! not ?h' w more genuine p'.u-l; in hi* ner? r-V^be-f>i*otSeo fvror J ene^.ui t?r ar. hour and a hal - dura 7 'iTvvl *n ' w-4' ?with t-i-- Span J"- ^ >u; !u v*n lI cf lot di--in.. .niiy ?f rns iia.ou.a t. ^?m?brwlj'9 gra*.dau.;t Uan Mm Law did in ftnirrliug u? ?irr u:itil th? <J <?; his bii-tii; but. oh ! r...ade of :L, wurld reuowntd Vuix?tiv. hi- v*ii..i;t Siui' Pazua at.i tl.^ spiritual flunkies that danc-i att^ ,7, i" A- drew Ja-.-ks <n I>a\ !? nnd Ju.l-e t iniiii-ls. Wiiy is ru .j, valor ev.-r allowed to pe,n;h.,' bp4fit the gn at Ltonidfe. ifi-.o 1- r.''"4'1' Tueriu .pvUB??? ti:*t no..jdr l u P,; ?? J*had? ?.t the immortal 1? j-e of \eui.v. who raarri~d the Adriatic why w the o-Aiit:ing <>* N.-Jil Du* tnu< allowed t-> piusa awayfreiu u-> Why is this child, that * tu "rii!,, H.t .ut a Mood regeneration of m.n. kind. not rliowed ta perform its fir.-t miracle? changing all our wine into water, nnd our mirni:ge fea^U iuU? hydropathic ratht rime* ? Entities of t?j.. departed -r, at. and thy oho.-* a versels on c^rth?;he and the f.xe: through whom pus- the waters of thy spiritual wisdom, and knowledge, take, atouce. we U -e.vh tbe??, into tho seventh cphere of clorv. the spirit of the glorious step.-i.ild of our ern?.i s that wa? to be. and isn't. Maine Law Is dexd. It was feared by its friends that tacre cul l not be found u man bold "Dough to execute it. when it hecanie a law RUfc 111 thi^ they wore mi-taken Mayor Wood? tuay the shade of the brave John liarley corn hover al>out him?feiling tliat he hal been "sent" for that purpose, volunUHT?d hu services, and. taking advantage of a favorable moment, dragged it fcrforo his legal advisers. Sentence wimmedi*tely prooo?i.eed u|?>n it, and, without allowing it tj make it? peace with it<i maker, bid giKid-bye t>? its friends, or bleaa iis enemies, it was executed b\ brimr k>f|?ad?4. "" It is pr.poaod by the dleconr>olate mourner* for it- untimely fate, to plaoe Uja-'U oue ^dc of lie tombstone this inscription : " Happy Inhnt. earlvblw.t. Host, in paceful Nlum^er* r*?i; i.arly re^cnod from the cares >\'hich Increase with growing year* '? And upon the other side thio : " I no i;ay delights could view, I no smiling f'ieasure kut-w, Joyless sojourner wa> I, Only horn to w?x-p and die !'* R?fUiesc*xt in pace. Amen. ^gcm.saji^ THE MODERN SAMARITANS. Tha m-.>der. Samaritan* havo dwindled duwu t'j a very small number. Tha rnoe, which had no dealing* with the Jews in the timo of our Saviour.wEich inveterately opposed the rebuilding of Jerusalem, In tho timo of Ezra ani Nclimiich, eni whi:hclaimJ to have seceded fr<>m Juduh aa eariy us the piieoih'xd of Eli, Uudur whom Samuel was educated, numberi* now no in*-re than 195 souls?if s<? many. X??y still c.iug to their hereditary <^at between M- unts Uoiicim and Eba!?liuger about Jacob's well, where tho S-iviour held converse with the Sumuritan woman. Cut, thoy are lost amid hl Arab p.ipu'.ation, whblfe never ui >re t'lan tolcritea and ufteu opprosaes them. Tbo Djobftl NuV:!ons is v.'cupied by the four great Arab tribv-s or clans, engaged in constnLt fouds among themselves. The Ahd-di-liudy aud Jarrar are what in Egypt wuuld be called Fellahe?-reaidents In villages ai.d tillers of tho soil. The principal stronghold of tho f<?nuor i* Arabeh, a walle?l vit?age 2'? mile.-. W. of Natlous; of th<? latter, S-.mnoor. a f.rtified village about 1> miles due north of that U wu The T kau family <>r tribe reside in black tents, &nd re main allied with the kindred tribe* of the desert. Ttie Kayan family are also of the Be douin descent, and have much influence wiih the desert tribes. The Mutsellim, or iiover nor of Nablous. is geuerally taken from one or other of these famoie*?from thu one which arms or intriguo h:ive placed f >r the tune in the ascendant. Since the beginning of the nresent century there have be?u ouly tw.? Mutscllim of Sablous of Turk.rh race ; one held office only for a year ; the other, if ever he reached the town, aasuredly never exercieo4 the functions of governor. The Turks rarely understand the intrieaciec of the Turkish character, aad the Arab Sheikha are left by the Pone to rule tbiJ mountain district, as they ean bc?t cgree among themselves. If they p*y the expect ed tribute, other matters ere very raroly in quired into. It will easily be believed that the inhabitant* of a district thub left to exer cije " self-govcrumont," dividod as they are into foui ^roal factions (to say nothing of the minor sub-divisiona) into which eaeh i-? aplit up from personal ambition*, present a* all times a troublous aspect. It ia tna exact coun terpart of tha Boottish border or of tba Bootftiah highlands in the days of rievara aad oatearaua. Audit will be aa easily eomelved tha' tb* fiagmanu of weaker nationalitiea embedded in thia Atab depoait have anythasg hut a euvsi. lite of it. Iu habbxia. there are about or 4oo ChriflliaiM el* thedivek rite, ev^bt *?? t?a Jewish fkotfllvs, aud hiwsri'aw