Newspaper of Evening Star, July 9, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 9, 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Fireworks Exbiiition !?We understand from Lieut. Symraes, in charge of the fire works. that they have been sufficiently repair* d to be exhibited tcuigkt, commencing at y p. m But in order to obviate universal dis appointment in some degree, thre4 successive, shots from a six pound gun at 7 p. m. will an nounce the postponement till the next evening (and soon till they are fired) in case the rain should again disable them (If the three guns nre not fired at 7 p. m., of course there is no postponement.) Some of tlio pieces are pro bably damaged, and it is presumed all are more or lew injured, for whicn the public will, of course, make due allowance. The display may be seen from the President's Mansion, cut undoubtedly the best stand-point is be tween the monument and bridge. It is hoped ?the public will keep clear of the dangerous premises on which tne fireworks are immedi ately located. PROGRAMME OF FIREWORK*. Courantine Rockets igniting Marrows, flight of rockets and 31 Bengola Lights. 1. Cross?Flight of Rockets. 2. Star?Flight of Rockets. 3. Diamond??Flight of Rockets. 4. Gordian Knot?8-inch Shell. 5. Small Sun?Flight of Rockets. fi. Pointed Sun?Flight of Rockets. 7. Chinese Fan and Parasol?Small Balloon. 8. Caducci?8-inch Shell. 9. Ladies'Whims.?Flight of Rockets. 10. Pyramid Roman Caudles?Flight of Rock ets. 11. Reverse Wheels?Courantine and 8-inch Shell. 12. Waltziug Wheels?Flight of Rockcta, ono Towering Rocket. 19. Cascade?Flight of Rockcts. two Towering Rockets. 14. Yew Tree?8-inch Shell. 15. Scrool Wheel?Flight of Rockcts. 16. Spiral Tower and Dancing Figure?Flight of Rockets. 17. Large Sun?Flight of Rockets. 18. Festoon Glory (damaged)?8-inch Shell. IV. Mathematical Figure (damaged)?Flight of Rockets. 20 Rose (damaged)?Flight of Rockets. 21. Locomativc Chaser?Flight of Rockets. 22. National Picture. Bust of Washington crowned by Angels of Law and Liberty (slightly damaged)?8-inch Shell and tour Towering Rockets. 23 Man-on Battery of thirty-one Quns, and National Galaxy of Stars (damaged)? Large Balloon. 24. Mountain in Eruption ? Flight of fifty Rockets. The above fireworks were prepared at the Navy \ ard and Arsenal. unJer the immediate supervision of Lieut. Symmes of the United States Ordnance Corps for exhibition on the 4th inst., in accordance with an order of the President to the Secretaries of War and Navy to that cffect. ? ? ? The Promenade Concert.?Owing to the rain which had very recently ceased, the promenade concert on Saturday afternoon in the public grounds immediately south of the Executive mansion was not as well attended as usual, though a large concourse of Indies, .gentlemen, and children with their nurses, were present. The air was delightfully ccol, and a bracing breeze was blowing, which seemed not only to give life and vigor to the ?company on the ground, but to inspirit the Marine Band, which was out in all its strength, to extra exertions. The pieces for the occa sion were happily chosen as follows vi* : Hail Columbia. Morning Star Polka, Grand Quickstep Medley, Ro^e Lee, Mary Blane, Overture Fra Diavola, Cora Memoria (flute? {?iccolo?solo,) M.?nte Blanc Polka, Medley, Citty Dear, Anty Stowe. Kathleen Mavour neen W altz. My home, my home, my happy home, in quickstep time. The band excelled on this occasion any of their previous performances in the public grounds and were listened to mnch more atten tively than usual. During the performance of the variations on the beautiful theme Cora Memoria, a beautiful set. indeed, all present remained fixed in their several positions. the music completely overcoming the many in ducements to stroll around. Young Frederick Proaperi proved himself, in his execution on the piccolo of those variations, one of the veiy finest performers in the country on that de lightful and so effective instrument in concert when played by a master performer. The *hole arrangement of the piece was beautiful, and should be published, the accompaniiuc * being in capital taste, indeed. Union Academy.?This institution, which is located on the corner of New York Avenue and Fourteenth street, under the superintend ence of Mr. Z. Richards, an indofatigable and successful instructer, celebrated the close of the scholastic year on Friday evening by a public distribution of premiums. The heavy Tain which occurred aoout the time appointed for the commencement of the exercises prevent ed the attendance of many who would other wise have been present. The unfavorable weather was not, however, sufficient to dampen the ardor ot the pupils, particularly the suc cessful competitors for tho rewards of merit, who received their several prizes with joyful hearts and iiniling countenances. The exer cises of the female department of this acade my, under the care of Mrs. Richards, consis ting of the reading of comj>ositions and the distribution of premiums, took place in tl* ?aftercom. Both branches of tne academy were closed by appropriate remarks from the teachers, and will re-open on the first Monday is September next. Georgetown Collegk.?The annual com mencement of this institution is to take plac? to-morrow, commencing at nine o'clock in the morning. The Marine Band will be in atten dance, and performance twenty pieces, under the direction of the leader, Professor Scaln? among them the following named popular airs: Overture?Fra Diavalo; Modley?On tfco banks of th? Guadalquivir ; Schronbrunner Walts; Cavatina from the opera of Ernani; French Horn Solo; L'Kco du Mont Blanc Polka ; Medley?Kathleen Mnvourneen?ded icated to F it her M iguire by the leader of the band; Le Duetto Terzetto e Duetto, from the opera of Ernani; Le tre Noxze Schottisch; Evening Star Walt*; Medley?My home, my happy Some ; Jeuny Lind's Song. The mem bers of the graduating class of the College will deliver lectures on various subjects of moral philosophy this afternoon, commencing at five ? clock. The exercises will bo open to the public on both occasions. The Pcfils of tub Washington Seminary made a beautiful appearance as they marched through our streets tnis morning, accompanied by Prosperi's band. The boys were uniformly clad in white pantaloons, black jackets and fiat caps, wearing badges and sashes, indica tive of the several classes to which they be long. The stars and stripes and other banners were carried in procession. The faculty walked in the rear. They proceeded to Carusi's Saloon, where many ot the pupils delivered speeches and dialogues before the crowded auditory, acquit ting t htm selves creditably. Our limits pre vent us from publishing the pr??gramme. The address of Richard W. Clarke, E?q., to the students, was highly appropriate and elo quent The band played during the intervals of the declamation. The distribution of premiums concluded the ?xercisee. . The Rev. Mr. Folla.isbee preached a ser mon in W esley Chapel, yesterday morning, his argument being to prove that a"day has been set apart for a general judgment. He acquitted himself with credit. This young gentleman is a native of Wash ington. and is a member of the Texas Confer ence of Methodists. He appears to be in deli cate health, and this mav have superinduced hi? return hither, in the hope of improving it, ?f M agsin to revisit the scenes of his childhood, around which cluster so many heart touching memories. Distribj tio* of pRsmmg among the T>uptU of St. Vincent's Day School and Asy lum, announced to take place on Tuesday, ?***' w* have been requested to state, been postponed until Wednesday morning, the 10th Jnitiiul, at nine o'clock, in order to afford the ^ institution an opportunity of at tending the commencement oi Georgetown Col leg#, which li tu take place t^owrrow imn. ?? Ptblic Schools.?Tho Board of Trustees met last Saturday evening; present.?Dr. Chas. W. Davis, chairman, Messrs. Dickinson, Ba con, Magrudor, Hanson, AtLee, Knight, and Pearson. Letters of application for teacherships were received from Mis* Bradley and Mr. Farley; which were read and referred. Leave of absence was given to Mrs. Coale in consequcncc of sickness. Miss Campbell's resignation was received and aoceptea, and the sab-board of the first district authorized to fill the vacancy tempo rarily. Tbo sub-board of the first district ?u also authorized to make the necessary arrange ments for the ocoupancv of the new school house recently purchased, aud to give the cus tomary notice to the trustees of the Potomac QmmL The several sub-boards were instructed to make the customary arrangements for the de livery of the annual addresses. On motion of Mr. AtLee the 48th rule was amended so as to read : '?The teachers are required and directed to read selections from the Bibles presented by the American Bible Society, without note or comment, in their respective sohool?, as an opening exercise." The following resolution, on motion of Mr. Hanson, was presented and laid on tho table, to up for consideration at the next meeting : '?Whenever a pupil, in nny one of the pub lie schools, shall have been absent five days in any one month, unless such absence bo occa sioned by the sickness of such pupil, or by the presence of a contagious disease in the family to which the family belongs, it shall be the duty of the teacher to strike the name of the pupil from the roll of the school, nnd such pu pil, after being so suspended, shall not again be considered a candidate for admission till the commencement of the following scholastic year " The object of the rule is to prevent the loss and waste of school-time by the unnecessary absence of the pupils, and to make room for pupils who will attend school regularly. Tho teachers report that from one-quarter to one fifth of the school-time is lost by the staying away of the pupils, whilo a large number, who want to be admitted, are daily refused admis sion. At the present moment there arc one hundred and eighty-two pupils applying in vain for admission, all but eleven of whom are in tl*e third and fourth districts. The usual monthly reports, with one excep tion, were received. The following list of books was ordered to bo usod from the commencement of the next scholastic year: ron PRIMARY SCHOOLS. Holy Bible. ? Swan's Spelling Books, Nos. 1, 2, 3. Swan's Headers, Nos. 1, 2, 3. Swan's Grammar School Keader. Payson and Dunscomb's Writing Books. Perkins's Primary Arithmetic. Perkins's Practical Arithmetic for the high est clasces in male primary. Cornell's Primary and Intermediate Ge ography. Parley's First Book of tho United States. Holbrook's Geometrical Catechism with figures. FOR DISTRICT SCHOOLS. Holy Bible. Swan's Second Speller. Price's English Speller. McEligott's Analyser. Scholar's Companion. District School Keader. ShurtlifFs Governmental Instructor. Hickey's Constitution of the United States. Young Ladies' Reader. Payson and Dunscomb's Writing Books. Perkins's Practical Arithmetic. Bullion's Practical Lesdons in English Gram mar. Bullion's Principles of English Grammar. Bullion's Analytical Grammar m. y be used by permission of sub-board in the highest classes. Bullion's Exercises in Analysis and Parsing Worcester s Elements of History. Davies's series of Mensuration and Algebra. Cornell's series of Geography. Smith's Astronomy. Keith on the Globes. Parker's Philosophy. Peterson's Familiar Science. Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygeine, by Cutter. Book-keeping Worcester's Dictionaries. Pleasure in prospect.?It will be seen, by tcrence to our advertising columns, that the '.excursion of the American Friendship Associ ation to the White House, will take place to morrow; the Steamer Thomas Collyer, whijh has been engaged for the occasion, leaving the wharves of Washington, Georgetown, and Al exandria, in the morning, at the hours named. Prosperi's band has been engaged, a fact which doubtless will be gratifying to those who love to dance. The good things of the season will be served by a popular caterer. The weather promising to be extremely pleasant, will heigh ten the enjoyment. The G?kx1 Will Club have chartered the Steamer Georce Washington, rnd will givo their first grand "Moonlight Excursion and Pic-Nio" at the White House pavilion on Thursday, the 19th instant; and they have, following the fashion and consulting the taste of the times, engaged a superior brass and string band for the occasion. The Western Hose Company announce their Grand Firemen's and Civic Moonlight Excur sion. in the Steamer George Washington, for Monday afternoon, the 231 of July. Fisher's band has been engaged. The inembersof "Our Club," of Georgetown, announce a Grand Pic-Nic and Excursion down the Potomac, on or about tho 16th of the pres ent month. "The M^rry Bachelors" intend having a Grand Pic-Nic at the White House on the 26th instant. HoKRin.?This morning, while wo wero sit ting in a police office, a gentleman caino in very much excited, and asked for a warrant to search the house of a w<>man named Ann Padgett, situated in that section of the city usually designated as Swamp-j>oodle. The gentleman has a daughter thirteen years old. and she left his house last Saturday night, and had not returned. Upon inquiry for ner this morning, a young man told him that he had seen her at that house. The parent made his statement to the Justice in the presence of several gentlemen who were no doubt favora ble to "Lyueh law" in such cases, and would willingly have united to deal justice to both parties concerned in the attempt to ruin the child; but which should be most severely dealt with, the receiver or the enticer, it is hard to determine. Funeral Sermon.?Yesterdav morning, a sermon was delivered in the Methodist Pro testant Church, Ninth street, by tho pastor, Rev. P. L. Wilson, uj?on the death of Mrs. G. A. Davis, late an exemplary member of that society. The reverend gentleman selected as his text the first clause of the 21st verse of the third chapter of the Epistle to the Phil lipians. This discourse was such a one as should produce the effect intended. Rid of all unnecessary display, it was a pulpit effort more nearly approaching our iUeas of the preaching of primitive Methodist ministers whose labors wore so successful Mrs. Thompson, of Ohio, delivered a lec ture on the subject of total abstinence, in Tern ft ranee Hall., last night, before a large asscrn ly. Her remarks, as we learn from a gen Uoman who was present, were well received by the auditory, and the manner of delivery, as well as the incidents of the discourse, cred itable to the lady, who, impressed with the solemn duty of warning the public of the bad effoets of intemperance, has spoken in many places, with, as it is to be hoped, profit to those Waom she designed to benefit. The Criminal Court was engaged, this mor ning, in the trial of George Raglan, colored, charged with the murder of an hostler, named Fitzpatriek, towards the close of last May, Mr. Key for the United States, and Messrs. Ratcliffe and Maury for the defence. A Tribe or Red Men, a benevolent associa tion, and composed of members of German birth, paraded this morning, proceeding to the Gardens between the Navy Yard aad the Cougre?.'ional cemetery, there to spend the day The pKxaiDEsr of the United States, togeth er with Mrs. Pierce, returned to the citv oiy Saturday night, ixvm then visit tv C'jpc May Tho?. Butler.?We learn that this colored man who was 00 badly maimed 00 the 4th inat . by three others, is rapidly recovering. The attending physician in a statement before Captain Birch this morning, said, that the woand upon his free was healing kindly; and the weapon which made this wound, had. at the same time reached his tongue and split it nearly in half. Indians About!?Six Indians, including a squaw with her papoose, arrived this morning, with the iutentionof seeing Washington. They are from Arkansas, and are dressed in their wild forest costume. Securitt for Peace.?W W. Williamson, threats of violence to officer Mulloy ; security for peace, by Justice Bates. Michacl Harri son, assault; do. Fclly Co**iTTEn.?Ellen Jackson and Thornton Kendall, colored, were fully commit ted to jail for trial, for stabbing Robert Sumby with a butcher knife. [COMlfO'ICATEO. Mr. Editor: Permit an admirer of this City of Magnificent Distances'' to direct the early attention of tho " City Fathers " through one of the rays of the " Evening Star,'' whose brightness and brilliancy is reflected in every nook and crcvicc of tho Metropolis, and whose influence is felt and appreciated likewise, to |ho existence of a groat and serious nuisance, in the very heart of our beautiful city. It is this?on the line of Pennsylvania avenue, both sides of the pavement, between Stott A Co.'s drug store and Seventh street, may be seen standing from morning to night quite a number of furniture wagons, carts, Ac. Whether it has been made a publio stand for vehicles of this description by a municipal regulation or not. I cannot say ; but if such is the fact, its immediate repeal should be made, and some more suitable spot appropriated to their use. Bi hold here, in the very centre of the Metrop olis, on its principal thoroughfare, and prom enade for your " fair ones," may be seen con stantly a number of wagons, carts, drivers, horses. Ac., standing, and by the animals an offal is accumulutcd from day to day, which is permitted to remain, and increase in mag nitude, with the heat from the sun pouring down upon it incessantly, thereby producing an effluvia of tho most noxious character, to be inhaled by all passers-by, your " fair ones not excepted, if, indeed, it does not produce disease. To add to tho picture, at times may be seen tho various drivers, (the greater portion of whom are of a sable com plexion,) some in their shirt sleeves, standing in groups on the pavement, discussing sub jects not of the most refined character, nor in the most classic nor chaste language, and at other times engaged in wrestling, and pugilis tic feats of the " Poole " school, thereby ob structing the thoroughfare to the great annoy ance of all pedestrians. So very objectionable has this nuisance become, that many prome naders, especially of the "fairer portion,*' unless absolute necessity requires it, will not pass below Seventh street to the Capitol, ex pressly to avoid it. and consequently the mer cantile portion of the community on the ave nue, east of Seventh street, are seriously af fected by it. Let us all sincerely pray for an early abolishment of this great nuisance. Yours, Ac., Hal. Watcii Returns.?Wm. Cross, building fire in the streets; costs. Levi Aigner, Mi chael Dickinson, JacobMerrett andJohnOber. profanity; fine and costs. Thos. Woodward, out after hours; dismissed. Ann Green, drunk; dismissed. A Cari> to the Public.?It has been charged against mo by the Know Nothings of the city, and of the Seventh Ward particularly, {hat I furnished the editor of the Star with the list of names of the ancient city of Nineveh. I have taken every opportunity to deny the cor rectness of the report, and even gone so far as to get a certificate from the editor of that paper, denying that I furnished him with the list, but it seems nothing will satisfy them. So far as I am concerned in tho matter, I feel it iny duty, under the circumstances, to place myself in a proner light before the community in regard to these charges. 1^ therefore state that I never upon any oc casion whatever, had any conversation with the editor of the Star upon the subject, nor did I ever furnish him {or any one) with any list of names of any society, as his certificate will show. In making this statement, permit me further to state that I feel it a duty I owe to myself, to my family, as well as to the public, to say that from this time my conncction with the Order of Know Nothings is at an end. I cannot consent to remain any longer with a party that would seek to do me so much injustice. They have threatened mo with violence, and heaped upon me volumes'of abuse, and that of the most vulgar kind. They have gone so far as to at tempt to assassinate me when I was in a strangs tiwn, and that at the midnight hour; but thanks to some kind friends, they were prevented; they havo also, within the last few days, in this city, made a similar attempt. This, cer tainly. is a free country, where every man has the right to express his political sentiments. I therefore, under the present circumstances, and as an American citizen, claim such right; and so long as I have life I will maintain it Know Nothingitm to the contrary notwith standing. I stand onco more upon tho broad platform of the Constitution of the United States, hoping that many others, like myself, may take the same stand, and come out from a party that would seek to do so much wrong in this our haj.py country. Sam. C. Esiev. July 9, 1856. ? Star Office. June 27. 1Sj5. Mr Satnnel C. Espey: Dear Sir?In an swer to your verbal inquiry of this date, I havo to say, emphatically, that I havo never received with your knowledge, or from you, any list of any s<*.iety or persons whatever. Respectfully, yours, July 9?It W. D. Wallach. WANTS. YV" ANTED?A PERSON OF GOOD AD ' " dress and character, to canvass for subscri bes for the Spectator. Enquire at the Spectator (?mc^, over Selden, Withers and Co.'s late Hank * g House. jy 9?3t WANTED?AN EXPERIENCED ToPY ing Clerk, who writes a handsome recording hind, and can produce the best references as to bdsiness habits, Ac. Address "II B," Star office jy ??it WANTED?A SITUATION AS PORTER in a store, or as a driver, by a young man who is well acquainted with the city. He writes a fair hand. The best testimonials as to character can be given if required. Address No. 627 N St., b'-tween Fourth and Fifth streets, jy 9?2t? WANTED?IN A PRIVATE FAMILY, A white woman a* cook, washer and ironer. To one who understands her duty well good wages and a desirable home is offered. Apply at No. 59 Second street, Georgetown. jy 6?3t WANTED?AN EXPERIENCED WHITE woman to wash and iron. Best references required. Apply at No. b9 Montgomery street, Georgetown. jy6?3t WANTED?AT THE AMERICAN HOTEL, Pa. avenue near 4# street, three quick and intelligent Girls, (white) in the capacity of table waiters. It is desirable that application be niade immediately in person to the proprietors. jy 6?Ut HEFLEBOWER ic, LOVETT. WANTED?A COLORED FEMALE SER vant. She must be a quick and good wash erwoman, must understand something of cooking. The highest rate of wages will be given for a free or slave woman, who can bring perfectly satisfac tory recommendations. Address "P D," at the Star office. jy 6?3t WANTED?A SITUATION BY A MAR ried man and his wife, without a family, in town or country. Apply at No. 642 North Capitol street. jy 6?3t? WANTED?A WET NURSE WANTED immediately for a child about six months old- d A^ply at No. 355 Pa. ave., near 6th St. WANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that they can get a lot 24 feet front bv 130 feet deep, for the low price of S75? payable So a month without interest. Apply at the Union Land Office 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. ?p'J6-6m JOHN FOX, See. CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNY?S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for wbirh> be was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics1 Institute, is highly recommended for the above. Will be sent to any part of the District free of charge Send your orders to H Bridge at., n' ^rgetowu. jy 9-M *0* tAIB^AgB BBUT FChRr?.?.NrT"~Ai FRAME HOUSE, on 14th Tf*11 ^reet8' eontaining 6 room*. d~? "raiture taken care of Tt,? real will baalmSS nominal. Apply at the office of w J. C. G KENNEDY, jy 1-3t* ncr 01 lllh stre?t and 1>a avenue. ST^EnOR office ROOM FOR rent. ^ rhe Room situated on the north side of Pa avenue, betwren 14th and 15th stre**. at present occupied by Mews. Keller A McKenney, Bank ers will be vacated on the 9th instant, and for rent. It is well adapted for the banking or ex change business, ftincy, hardware, or shoe busi ness; particularly for the shoe business, an there is no store of this description in or near the neighlior nood, and an establishment of the kind is very much wanting for the convenience of the people in this section of the city, and there is no doubt >ut what a good and profitable lysines* could l>e (lone. There is also a dwelling house over the store. Both would be rented together if desired. Apply to O E. P. HAZARD, on the premises, or to Z. Brown. Agent, directly opposite

jy 7?2t* 11 pOR RENT-TWO NEW BRICKHOUSES X on N, between 12th and 13th streets. Thev contain two parlors, live chambers, servant'* room ? lining room, kitchen and double cellars, with convenient yards and out houses. The buildings are located in a hralthv and rapidly improving part of the city Rent *21 per month. Forfur tlie.r particulars enquire on the premises. Jy 7?co3t# Rx,9eiale?st chance to engage in '<T i ? ''Tocery Business, at an old established Mand. in a g?od neighborhood?The store is on ? a A corner of Montgomery and Dun barton streets, Georgetown. At this stand any one of nisiness habits, keeping agood assortment cannot rail to do well, there being no store with a ijood assortment In the neighborhood. For further par ticulars enquire on the premises of j-y A. 11 MOUNTZ. "p^OR RENT ?A handsomely furnished House a- near the Public Department is offered for rent To a responsible tenant the rent will be moderate! 1 he House contains a liath room and gas fixtures j Enquire on the premises, No. 270 11 street jy 5?lin# pOR RENT ?THE BUILDING ON D ST ?- near the corner of Twelfth, is for rent, either in part, or whole. Apply at the Star office. je 20?tf P<>R RENT?THE BASEMENT OF FOR. Hall, in Georgetown, and several rooms on the nrst floor. Possession given on the 2d of July. The mailt Hall or Concert Room is newly benched, and will be rented by the night or season, on moderate terms. B. FORREST. je '?>?-2w# comer of F and 20th streets. CK)R SALE?A SMALL FRAME HOUSE a and Ix>t, No. 50 Louisiana avenue, Washing ton. It presents a rare opportunity to a person wishing to make a good investment. If not sold soon it will be for rent. Also, a three-story Brick Hoose and Lot, No 57 High street, Georgetown, Lot 26 feet front by lMi feet deep- win l*> sold low and on a long credit. w A.% l fcD?A few shares of Georgetown Build ing Association Stock. Apply to E K LUN'DY No. 12?i Bridge street, Georgetown; or No'. 400 E street, \\ ashington. je2I tf For rent?in Alexandria, va., that large three-story Brick House, well known as the best stand in the city for a hotel and restaur ant, on Cameron street, opposite the market house and now occupied l>y Mr. McGonegal. Possession given on the 1st of July. Address LLOYD A CO., Claim Agents, Fifteenth street, opposite the 1 reasury, Washington, D. C. my jo_tf H?,MS?*FO,R RENT?A THREE-STORY Brick Dwelling, with a two-story back build ing, and all the neeessary out build'ngs. situated in Cox's Row, First street, Georgetown. It has sj?rious parlors and a commodious hall; and is considered one of the most desirable residences in the District. There is an enclosed lot, west and adjoining the house. The premises are now occu pied by the Secretary of the Interior. Possession may be had on the lihh of July. Also, a substantial two-story Brick House, with spacious grounds about it, situated on the South west corner of F and Twentieth streets, Washiii" ton. Possession given on the 12th of July Apply to BLADEN FORREST, J? '?>?2w* Corner of F and 20th streets. Rents reduced to suit the times. #150 a year will be received for the rent of those new and convenient Cottages at Kendall Green, with two acres of ground, stable, wood shed, and other conveniences attached. Pumps of pure water are near the door, and communication is had with Georgetown by way of 11 and Seventh streets and Pennsylvania avenue, moraine and af ternoon. at the usual fare, for the accommodation of clerks in the De|>artinents. To secure the advantage of this trreat reduction of rent, tmnudiate application must be made to the undersigned, either by letter or at his house at htjndall Green, after office hours, where the keys may be had and the houses inspected at any time Several of these residences will lie sold on libe ral terms. WM. stickney, No. 4, Kendall Green. N B.?Rents paid qua.terly in advasck ap 9?eotf fjV)R RENT-SEVERAL ILVNDSOMEPAR lors and Chambers, with Board. Also, 1 able and 1 ransieut Board. Inauire at Mrs. SMITH'S, 233 F street. ap Sf f TOMES FOR ALL.?BEAUTIFULLy"aND f" A,J^et1Ulily located Building Lots, 21 feet front by 130 deep, on graded streets, can, until spring, be bought at the exceeding low price of 875, pay able S3 per month. Title indisputable. Union Land Office, Seventh street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. JOHN FOX, Secretary jan 9?6m 3 WATCHES, . JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, je. M. W. GALT & BRO. arc constantly receiving large invoices of the above, rnd offer every article in their line at the lowest rates. COLL. AND SILVER WORK of every de scripuon made to order, such as TESTIMO NIALS. richly embellished, with appropriate de signs, SILVER TEA SETS, DINNER SER VICES, Ac. Precious Stones set in every style, however elab orate. ARMS, CRESTS. MOTTOES, Ac., cut on stone. M. W. GALT A BRO., 321 Fa. av., between Ninth and Tenth sts. je 14?tf f|M> HOUSEKEEPERS.?Persons wishing to X purchase superior Table or Pocket Cutlery, I V V Silver PlafAfl OP MriHonU ^? * wiuvn, a caiut-i uusicr, iiai manu, l^iiaxnelect Ket tie, Saucepan, Gravy Strainer, Tea Bell, or any of the hundred and one little etceteras needed by every housekeeper, are invited to call on G. FRANCIS, je 19 490 Seventh st. PERSONS WITH DEFECTIVE VISION are invited to examine my extensive stock of all kinds of SPECTACLES and EYE GLASS ES. Glasses of any kind, such as Cataract, Para bola, Periscopic, Double Concave, Double Con vex. and Colored Glasses, put in at short notice, with great care, and persons in want of glasses may be sure to get those which benefit the eye. IF}" Circulars "Defective Vision" gratis at H. SEMKEN'S, 350 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and 10th sts. mar 30 SPECIAL NOTICE. WE would respectfully inform all persons hav ing accounts with us that they are all made otT, and those that are not called for will be ren dered in full to 1st July, when we very reasonably expect and most earnestly request that they will come forward and close them without giving us the trouble of calling a second time. In connection with this notice, we take this op portunity of expressing our thanks to those friends and customers who have so liberally and promptly patronized us during the past six months, and nope for an increase*! continuation of the same by giving our personal and strict attention to busi ness, and conducting it upon fair and correct prin ciples. C6LLEY A SEARS, 523 Seventh street, 3 doors north Pa. av. je25?eo6t FOR POOR AND LABORING atflN. SMALL BUILDING LOTS of 10 feet or more, in various parts of the City, and Geoigetown, at low prices, and terms to suit. LLOYD A CO. BUILDING STONE, For sale, deliverable at the Canal, or Wharves, In Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria. LLOYD A CO. 15th street, opp. Treasury Department, jy 23?ly PIC-NIC BASKETS.?Just opened a variety of Plc-Nic, Traveling, Ca*d, Office, Work, School and Toy Baskets. Also, a lot of Fresh Perfumery,* from A polios, l St. Harrison and Jule* Hauel, Philadelphia; Combs, Brushes, Fans, Playing and Visiting Cards, Card Cases, Porte Monnale*, Jet Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Cages, Music, Musical Instru ments, Stationery, Ac. ? JOI1N.F ELLIS, 3ttt Pa. av.. betw. Nl*U| and Tenth at*, ja 1 ATfCTIOW 8ALY*. By J. C. McCUIRE, Auctioneer. qmCSTEE'S SALE OP A YRLlABLE A Farm iltattrd at Ball'* Cmi Reads? By rirtue of two dffdi of trust. diilr made ami recorded smone the lend records for Alexandria county. Virginia, and by Instructions from the parties interested. the subscriber will sell at pub lic auction on THURSDAY. Julv 19th. at 1* o-'clk m., at the auction rooms, a valuable tract of land, containing 122 acres, adjoining Ball's Cross Roads said tract being a portion of th?* "Glebe Farm," formerly owned bv Gen. J. P. Van Ness It is proposed to divide the farm into four lots, each containing a fair portion of open and wood land, and to be sold separately, with the right to i?ne half the growing crop. One of the lots con taining 54 acres, has a good substantial farmhouse, overseer's dwelling, barn, and other out buildings on it. A plut of the subdivision may be seen at the Auction Rooms. Terms: One fourth cash ?, residue in twelve and eighteen months, wiih interest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy9?eo&d? _ Auctioneer _ B By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer OOKS AND BOl \D VOLUMES OF ? Newspapers at Auction.?On MONDAY aflemoon, July 9th. at 7X o'clock, at the Auction Rooms, I ftialt sell a choice invoice of Bonks, many of thein handsomely bou d and lilusrratnd Also, a number of Bound V <lum*s< f the Con gressional Globe and Apper.ix. Union, Intelli gencer. and Campaign Papers. Terms cash. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 7?d Auctioneer. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. F:HY HANDSOME BUILDING LOT 1N the Northern Liberties at Anrtion?On TUESDAY afternoon. Julv 10th, at o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell I?otNo Kl and part of Lot 21, in Square No. 39?-, fronting 26 feet 4 inches on Sth street west, ljetwecn N end O streets north, running back 91 feet 4 inches. Terms at the sale. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy"?d Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. FRAME HOUSE AND LOT at Anction.? On TUESDAY, the 10th instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. m , Lot No. 5, in Square No. 99. fronting on N Hamp shire avenue, near the corner of 21st street, betw. north M and N streets. The lot is large, the mete and bounds of which will be shown on the day of sale. Also, the improvements, which are a g??d two-story F rame Dwelling House, stable, milk house, aiid a pump of excellent water on the prem Terms : One third cash; balance in 6, 12 and 18 months, the purchaser to give notes for the de ferred payments, bearing interest from the day of the sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. If the purchaser should fail to comply with the terms in live days from day of sale the property will be resold, at the risk and cost of the lirst pur chaser. by advertising three times previous to such resale in the National Intelligencer. GREEN A SCOTT, jy6?d Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneer". T7H)UK FINE BUILDING LOTS at A?c -T tion.?On WEDNESDAY, the 11th infant, we shall sell in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. m., the following valuable Building Ixvts, viz : Lot No. 2 in Square No. 52. having a front on north G street of (52 feet 2J? inches, between 23d and 21th streets, running back to a wide alley, containing 5,092 feet. Lot No. 8, in the same square, containing 6,015 feet. Lot No. 3, square No. 41. fronting 54 feet 10 In on north H, between 23d and 24th sts., containing 7,2U? feet. Lot No. 8, square No. 5.5, fronting 55 feet 10 in. on 23d street west, between H and 1 streets north, containing 4,592 feet. The Sale will commence on Lot No. 2, square I 52. Title indisputable. : Terms : One fourth cash; balance in 0, 1?. and i IP mouths, for notes bearing interest from the day 1 of sale. A deed give* and a deed of trust 'aken GREEN & SCOTT, jy 6?d Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers. "17" ALU ABLE IMPROVED AND UNIM v proved Property at Auction.?On THURS DAY, the 12th instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. rn.. part of Lot No. 14, in Square No. 455, having a front of 28 feet six inches on north G street, running back 121 feet 3 inches to a wide alley, between fith and Tth streets west, improved by two brick Houses, 14 by 31^' feet, each one story. Terms: 9500cash; $1,100 payable in monthly instalments of $30 per month, without interest; the balance a credit of C and 12 months for notes lKaring interest, the purchaser to give notes for the deferred payments, properly secured Also, at'7 o'clock same evening, we shall sell, infront of the premises. Lots Nos. :j and 1. in Davidson's subdivision of Square No. 161, having a front of 28 feet each on north L street, running 130 feet to a wide alley. Title indisputable. Terms: One-third cash; the balance In6, 12, and 18 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of vie A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, Jyd?d A uc t ioneers. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer npRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE IM -1 proved and unimproved Real Estate. In pursuance ot a decree of the Circuit Court of i the District of Cotumbia, sitting in chancery, yassed in a cause wherein Levin M Powell and eannetteC. Powell are complainants, and Wni. , A. Bradley, Sydney A. Bradley, Chas M. Thurs I ton, William Thruston, Horatio Gates, Kliza, ; Jeannette and Dickerson Phillips Thruston; Jsirah Thruston, Charles M., Helen K.. and Thomas W. Thruston; Fannie C. Thruston, JeannoUe B., | Alfred B., and Sydney Thruston are defendants, the undersigned' trustees, appointed under said decree, will proceed to sell at public auction upon the premises, to the highest bidder, the following de?cril>ed Lots ami Houses, situated in the city of Washington, viz: On THURSDAY, the 12th day of Julv next, at 0 o'clock p. m., the whole of square This square is bounded by Third and Fourth sts., be tween II and I streets and Massachusetts avenue, and will be sold in lots suitable for building com fortable dwellings, and each lot separately. On FRIDAY, the 13th July next, at o o'clock p. in., original Lots 6, 7. and 8, in Square num bered G90. A portion of tnis pr<>|>ertv is improved by good substantial houses, the rest is unim proved. On MONDAY, the lf?th of July next, at fi o'clk p. m., lot 1- and part of 19. in square numbered 10. This proj>ertv is eligibly situated on k street, near the lower Georgetown Bridge, and is iin Croved bv a well built three-story brick House, ack building and stable. Tiie terms of the said sale shall be as follow-., to wit: One fourth part of the purchase money " " ' J * ?" - ? U J .L. ?_1 give for said deferred fiayments! bond, with sureties to be approved by the trustees, or such other security as the trustees shall deem suthcient. If the terms of the sale are not complied with in four days, the trustees reserve to themselves the right to sell again, at the purchaser's risk and cost. > All conveyance at cost of purchaser. W.B WEBB, ) Trusts JOS H BRADLEY, Jr. J 1 rusie^? JAS. C. McGUIRE, je IS?law3wAl2,13.1CJuly Auctioneer. By J. C. MAGUIRE, Auctioneer. CHANC ERY SALE OF VALUABLE IM proved Real Estate and Market Garden. By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Washington county, in?de in the cause wherein Mary Hoffman, admin istratrix and heir-at-law of Tnoinas Moore, de ceased, is complainant, and Hannah Moore, and James Moore, and Laura Ann Moore his wife, heirs-at-law of said Thomas Moore, deceased, are defendants. No. 1.0157 Inchancerv, the subscri ber, trustee appointed by said decree, will sell at public auction, on TUESDAY, the loth dav of July, k>55, at 6 o'clock, p. in., on the premises, the whole of square No. 3U3, in the city of Wash ingtoa. fronting 310 feet on each of 11th and 12th streets west, and 2<H feet 2 inches on each of V and W streets north, and containing about G2,<w2 square feet of ground, with buildings, improve ments and appurtenances, which consist of a well and substantially built two-story brick dwelling house and frame stable, Ac. The above property Is eligibly situated and rap idly enhancing in value, and nas been occupied and cultivated^as a market garden for many years, is in an excellent condition for that purpose, and with a very short distance of either of the city markets, and offers to persons desirous of obtain ing a valuable market garden or making an In vestment, a rare opportunity. The terms of sale, as prescribed by the said de cree, will be one-fourth of the purchase money to be paid in cash, and the balance In 6, 12, 18 and 24 months, to be secured by the purchjuter's note, bearing interest from the dav of the safe, with se curity to be approved by the trustee. Upon the full payment or the purchase money and interest, and the ratification of the sale by the Court, the trustee will convey the property to the purchaser in fee. If the terms of sale are not complied with in six days after the sale the property will be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser, upon one week's notice All conveyancing at expense of the purchaser. CHAS. S WALLACH. Trustee. JAS. C. McGUIRE, je 15?eo.tds Auctioneer. LAND WARRANTS. JOHN D CLARK, Agent for Claims. No HO 12th street, will give the biybeet market price 1 in gold fer Lau4 Warrant*. je 7?lm* TELEGRAPHIC HEWS. reportd for the ktexinoitik. Upaatting of a Yacht New York, July 9.?Yesterday, on a sailing excursion, the new yacht Grace ?u upeet. and three oat of fire persons in her were drowned There names were Wa>- Fergnsaon, tbe Maine reporter of the Journal of Commaree. John Parker. George Grady. The ladiac were not recovered. Baltimore Market?. IHi.tihore, July 9 ?Flour?Sale* of 100 bbl* Howard street at f9.75. Wheat?Sale* of now red at $2 IKaM 26. nad white at 92 20 a*2 25 Corn u doll; sale* of yellow at V6a HSc., and white at 102al0.v. Hew York Market*. New York. Joly V?Cotton?The market if netire with sales of upland middling at 101. Flour is firm?prices range at S# #7|af9 12i for Ohio, and sll for Southern. Wheat?The mnrket is firm; corn?wales of 57 000 hu*hela lit 93. Fork is firm, with sales of 500 hbls. Beef?ale?of 175bbls at rteady prices. Lard is uncharged. Whisky is firm?tales at 41 a41i cts. Stock Market Nrw York, July 9??tock* are better, awl the money market it ea?y. Sales to-day at the first board of Delaware and Hudnon River Railroad. 321; Virginia 5's. 99; New York Cen tral Railroad. 101 f; Cleveland and Pittsburg. 02; Cumberland Coal Company. 36|: Reading Railrotul. 9<>1; Erie Railroad at 62}; Harlem Railroad, 29*. BOARDING. Boarding ?mrs duvall. No mi Pa. avenue, opposite Brown*' Hotel, ha* several large and desiratrte room*, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which the will rent with hoard at moderate pricos.# She can also accommodate six or eight table boarder* jy 9?3t* "jVOTICE.?FOR RENT?PARLORS AND la Chamber*, with board Also, table and tran sient board, with a bathing room and shower baths, and every attention to render it most agree able to her boarders Mrs P G MURRAY. Corner Pennsylvania avenue and at. ap 23?3m ' Board,&e ? mrs. bates,on the f? w. corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 9th street, is prepared to accommodate gentlemen with room*, with or without board Every ettort will he mad* to render those comfortable who may favor her with their patronage. ap6?tf By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. V'ERY VALUABLE BUILDING LOT ON D, near Thirteenth street.?On WED NESDAY AFTERNOON. July 11th. at # o'elk. on the premises, I Khali sell pahs of lxHs No 11 and 12, in square 293, fronting about 20 feet on north D street, between 12th ana 13th streets, run ning back an average depth of about 70 feet Terms : One third cash; the residue in 6 and 12 months, for notes bearing interest and secured by a deed of trust on the premises. JAS C McGUIRE, jy 5?eoAd Audit COME ALL YE THAT ARE WEARY AND QUENCH YOLK THIRST. ARN Y & SIIINN respectfully return their most sincere tbauks to their friends and the public in general for the patronage heretofore ao litierally bestowed upon them, and announce that they are not onl\ prepared to receive orders for their PRE M1UM MINCRAL WATERS, hut also for their superior Champagne Cider and Porter, bottled ana draught Ale, Root Beer and Mead. Imager Beer, in kegs or bottles, Carbonated Ginger?a new beverage, which is so highly recommended by physicians of the Northern cities. All orders promptly dispatched Union Bottling Depot. 57 Green street, je29?lw* Georgetown. D C. MRS. GEORGE, LATE from England, wishes to Inform the la dies and gentlemen of Georgetown and Wash ington that she can lie consulted on the past, pres ent and future events at her residence. No. 25 First street, between Potomac and High streets, a few doors from Forrest Hall, Georgetown. Ilies 25?Gentlemen 50 cents. From 8 in the morning until 9 at night, je 22?2w* 1 SEA BATHING. CHESAPEAKE HALL. HAMPTON, VA , M S situated within two miles of Old Point Com fort . with which place hourly couunoal- | cation is had by a neat and commodious Om nibus, of the most modern style.;Uso by Boats, Hacks. Ac. The Hall will "be open for the recep tion of visiters on the 14th of May. at which time the proprietor hopes to be able to inake comforta ble and happy the stay of all who may be seeking pleasure or health. Many improvements have been added, such aa cottages for families, play grounds for children, shade trees, Ac., indeed every thing that can con duce to the comfort of visitors. For health and beauty of location, this place ia unsurpassed There is daily communication with the steamers of Richmond. Norfolk and Baltimore, Terms, per day 92 00 Terms, per week II 00 Terms, per month, (per day), 1 25 jc24?eoot R G BANKS. I^OR SALE?A LIGHT BUGGY WAGON, one of Watson's very tieet. no top. r.mJjgKMs has been rnn only half a dozen times It is the completest and verv choicest and oe-t light Wajon at this time in Washington It will lie sold a bargain, as the owner now find* that be has no further use for it. 11 can be seen at Andrew Joyce's Coach Factory, on 14th street, south of Pa', avenue. For particulars enquire at this office, jy 2?lw COAL?COAL: A CARGO of superior Red Ash Anthracite Coal, size, on board Schooner D Haynes, and for sale at gti 45 per ton, if taken from the vessel. J E. SHIELDS A CO.. jy ~?5t* Uilice corner 9th and H streets. MARE FOK SALE.?A light boy mare, very active and hardy, pace* under the . saddle, and trots fast in harness. The/Q? owner having no use for her will sell her much below her value. Also. Lot for sale, being one of the most beau tiful Lots on M. near 10th street. Apply at No. 510. L streets north, between 9th aud 10th streets Je 2t?lw* WATCHES. JUST received, a large assortmert of Ladies and Gentlemen's line GOLD WATCHES of every size, style and manufacture. The above is by far the beet and cheapest ever offered to our customers M W GALT A BRO., 324 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and loth at*. je 21?tf CH1CKER1NG 4c SON'S PIANOS. THE subscriber lias lately received an addition ? al supply of Pianos, which again completes his usual large and elegant assortment, embracing every variety of pattern and seale, from the old and renowned factory of Chitkering A Sons, Boston, and from other approved Boston manufactories. By the packet which leaves Boston on the 2e'th instant, he will receive from Chickering A Sons a further supplv of magnificent Louis XIV and par lor Grand Pianos. These instrument- have elicit ? ed the highest enconiums from the first artists is the country. Second hand Pianos taken in part payment. The subscriber can and will sell Piano* as low as they can be bought in the United States New Music constantly received. RICHARD DAVIS, jy 7?eo3t Pennsylvania avenue. NOTICE TO THE CREDITORS OF HALL * BROTHER. BARl'CH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac Hall, having on the 2sth day of February, lt?S5. assigned to the undersigned all the stock in trade and debts of the firm of Hall A Brother, to lie applied to the full satisfaction of certain debts, liabilities, and engagements of said firm of Hall A Brother, aud the surplus to pay and distribute rateably among such of tbe remaining cred itors of said Ann as shall within six months from said 2?th day of February. 1S55, execute and de liver to said Baruch Hsll full and absolute re leases of all indebtedness to them respectively by aaid Baruch Uall. surviving partner as aforesaid. Notice Is therefore hereby given to such credi tors of said firm of Hall A Brother, or aaid Baruch Hall, surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the benefit of said assignment to execute and deliver to said Baruch Hall Toll and ahsolute releases as aforesaid, writhin the periodj? al* months fro.n said 2bth dav of February ,lw RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee je 11?eotA ugA-.h Notice is hereby given that r IN shall apply to the Department at tbe laterier for tbe issue of a duplicate Land Warrant, No. M? ?H? for 40 acres, supplemental to Warrant No. 05 for 40 acres, issued to Plaasaat Lacy, fltta 33.085 for 40 aeies, issued _ , blank assignment on the back thereof, wbw?b purchased by me of tbe said Lacy, and forwarded to a gentleman in Washington City, on the 14th of May last, and which has not been received by him. G D SEAL Pittsylvania C Jutu It, left. p. *9?lsM*w??