Newspaper of Evening Star, 10 Temmuz 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated 10 Temmuz 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. '.LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. The Citv Cor.xciLS.?The Board of Alder men met yesterday at the usual hour. Mr President Clarke in the ehair. The report from the Intendant of the M lum was laid before the board, and duly re ferred. J ? Mj ,?n?y Pr/*ntpd a petition frrfm Francis ' et aJ' opening an alley in square a* ^ i 10 improvement committee. Mr. Uayly reported from a special committee of the aldermen of the Second Ward, a bill for the relief of Henry Saunders; parsed. Mr Miller presented the petition of Dr. C. A Storrow, et at, complaining of the condition of an unfinished building on the corncr of F und 21st streets; referred to the committee on health. The chair laid before the board a lower board's bill, authoriiing the construction of a *twer in square 533 ; passed. Mr Pepper presented the petition of G. Bailey, and others, for grading and paving an alley in square 570; referred to the improve ment committee. Mr. Pearson moved to discharge the claims ci mm it tee from the further consideration of the petitions of M. Fceney, for a remission oi a fine, and of John Callahan, also for the re mission of a fine; committee discharged. Mr. Emery reported, from the committee on unfinished business, a bill amendatory of an act entitled "An act to organise a police sys tem for the city of Washington," approved March 11, 1851; referred to the police com mittee. Mr. Pepper reported, from the improvements committee, a bill to grade and pave the alley on Mjuare 52<J; passed The lower Board s joint resolution, changing the location of the Western Market, and lo ca on ^ street north, between Eighteenth and > inctcenth streets west, in the First Ward was passed. On motion of Mr Bayly, Mr Ten Eyck had leave to have a eopy of his paper* which were ocforc the Board at it* l&^t session. Mr. Emery reported, from the committee on unfinished business, the petition of Francis B Lord, commissioner of the Third and Fourth narus. referred to the finauce committee. , *; ??v?ns reported, from the committee on ? lotions, that Samuel C. Busey is entitled to seat as a member of this Board. J* moved to lay the said report on the table until next meeting, to afford the gentleman of the committee who did not agree to the repor, an opportunityito make the mi nority reporihe designed making. Mr. Houston was oppo?ed to any delay in ?cling on this report. He could see no Rood reasons for it. Mr. Evans explained that this motion was in accordance withran agreement in the commit tee, whereby it was determined to make this report now, ami to leave the matter lay over for a week, to enable Mr. Miller to make his renort. Mr. Miller explained that his objections to action on this report arose from the fact that he, a member of the committee, had not been allowed to have su;h access as he desired to the papers in the case until after thev should be returned with the report. Report laid over for one week; yeas 7, nays 5; as follows : 1 ea^-Magruder, Bayly, Miller, Evans. Bu eey, Marks. Pearson. Nays?Tretlcr, Pepper, Emery, Houston, Smith. Mr Houston moved to make the subject of Ihcse contested elections the special order for Monday next; agreed to. Mr Bayly moved that the minority of the committee have the free use of the jyipcrs which were before the said (election) commit tee in this Fifth Ward case. Mr. Houston opposed this motion, on the ground that the original papers should not be allowed to go from the custody of the secretary of the board. J Mr. Busey desired to refer, aa a member of the-Board, to these papers, and therefore was opposed to letting the originals go out of the tne custody of the a?retary. Mr. B^yly then modified his motion so that ft should direct the clerk of the election com mittee t 'furnish such copies of the papers in the contested election ease, as any mcmoer of the Board might require ; agreed to. The lower board's bill authoriiing the curb stones to be set and the footway paved on the cast side of I'Jth street, west, from C to 11 rtreets. north ; passed. Mr. Pearson remarked that a majority of the committee (the two Know Nothings on it? x??.) had voted that their investigati<?us should be private; so he hoped that that obligation would be duly observed with reference to these papers, until the suMect matter cau?c duly before the board on Monday next. The Board then adjourned. Co-nimon Council.?Several petitions were presented by Messrs. Abert. Clements, Walker and Peters, and appropriately referred. Mr. Clements reported a bill to changc the eite selected for the Western Market to one a square further west; and stated in support of the bill that the present one would cost the *? ity -1'^?? more than the one proposed, aud that no citizen in the vicinity would be injured by the change. The bill passed. Mr. Clement? from the ways und means com mittee. reported the usual bill making the ap propriations to pay the expenses of the city for the current fis.'al year, and moved that it be printed. Laid on the table, and made the special order for Monday, and from day to day until it be disposed of; which was agreed to. Mr. W alker. from the committee on improve ments, reported a bill to pave the footway on L street north, between Twelfth and Twenty fifth streets west; also, one to pave the foot way on M street, from New York avenue to Boundary street; wuich were passed. Mr. Ball, from the committee on unfinished business, reported three bills, which had been passed by the former Board of Alderman : the first, authoriiing the delegation from the Sec ond AN ard to purchase a site for the Franklin lire Company to locate their engine bouse, was referred to the fire department com mittee ; the second, relating to horse racks and other obstructions in the streets, was reftofred to the police committee; and the third, to pave the footway and set curbstones on Nineteenth *roUi ^ street?, was passed. Mr. Huff, from the police committee, re ported adversely upon the petition of J. H. xeaton and others, grocers and butchers, who had petitioned that their wagons be freed from taxes, like job wagons. The bill frvia the Board of Aldermen to grade Twelfth street from Marylaud to Vir avenue, on the Island, was referred to the committee on improvements. A joint resolution from the same Boavd. in structing the Mayor to execute immediately the act passed to improve Fourteenth street "est, waa referred to the committee on ways and means Mr Lloyd offered a joint resolution instruct ing the appropriate committee to petition tongre.4 f,,r the lighting of all the streets and avenues running across and about the Mall, by was passed A joint resolution offered by Mr. AtLee, rc pealipg all tuat portion of two acts of the cor poration which prohibits any member of either v?? *o hold any other salaried office under toe corporation, or tho situation of police mag "f*te, was refercd to the police committee. The sneeia] order for the day was taken up - was the resolution of Mr. Jefferson, offered *1 the last meeting of the Board. *? ' moved to strikeout the 2J rcsolu lon. (This provides for the appointment of in spectors or ward commissioners, in equal num ?*r from the chief opposing parties, by a new power asked for in the resolution, f lie thought " would be undignified for this corporation to *** them to meddle in our own affairs, and eay wnen we shall have party inspectors; he was not for that. 1 Mr. Jefferson <tated that no one con'd tell "hat issue wo0td hereafter divide the public f! ;L Heretofore, except at the last two elections, anew issue had arisen every year, c j t"*t the time would come when the pre sent maj >rity would not regret the p^sago of ? re?olation as it stands. It was nothing fflyre than honest and fair between the two parties. Mr. *lker thought the committee of elee w?~*.1000 wport, and aa this was a wM-k'w0' l?'l ouK^lt t? be laid over, to d_^r. *r J*?*raon assented, but Mr. AtLee ,!rf J a vote upon his motion to strike out. ' pon a motion to postpone for two weeks, .tW a * Jefferson, Mr Clements stnUd WlBhcii 11 wuold now be considered that the unsound and bad portions be v .ted vutuwM aad worthy wxcs t>^38 m?*ion P^P0116 v<>le<l down 9 The motion to ?trik? off tho second resolution being under discussion, ? Mr. Abert remarked that in tho dimnesi and uncertainty of political parties, that wise and gxxl discretion should be exercised by all when in power. In the future both parties might see the prudenco and foresight in pass ing such a resolution at this time. It did not refleet upon the judges of the late election at ? ? \ u ^ r98o,Dti?n? ind as much to be desired by the majority as the minority. . Messrs. Walker and Clement? thought that Congress had already interfered too much fur us. The motion to strike out prevailed by a P^l.rty vote?15, nays 6. Mr. Clements moved to strike out of thefirst JE?tI i? th?KTvWon for two election pre cincto in each Vard, stating that he would vote to establish another Ward in the city, but did not wish to open an avenue for "double voting. ' **-. Jefferson replied that it was working well in New York where they are eminently practical, and no more double voting could be dune then than now, in going from one Ward to another, the poll iist being made out for each precinct. After some discussion, Mr. Clement's motion was-lost?yeas 10, nays 11. The resolution was then passed and the Board adjourned. The Western Presbyterian Church, dedicated on Sunday lust, is situated between >inateentfc and Twentieth streets on II street. The session room, where the services were celebrated, was beatifully fitted up for the occasion The pastor, the Rev. Mr. Haskell, preached the morning discourse, from Isaiah, chapter 64, verse 11?"Our holy and our beautiful bouse, where our fathers praised thee, In the afternoon, the Rev Byron Sunderland discoursed from Nehemiah, chan ter .. verse 1R, the latter clause?14 let us ri.-e up and build: So they strengthened their hands for the good work. -' At night, the Rev. Jir. liaskell delivered an eloquent sermon from the book of Revelations, chapter 4, verse 18, latter clause: "Holy, holy Lord Gcd Almighty! w hich was, and is, and is to come." A collec tion was taken up both in the forenoon and in the evening; but, we regret to say. the amount contributed was small. Though the membership comprises few per soiif? tho enterprise being oi comparative rocent uate?there is a good prospect of build ing up a large congregation in that part of the city in which the church is loeated. The Fireworks.?In accordance with pre ? ous notice, the fireworks prepared for ti e iourth ol July, but the ignition of which was postponed owing to tho rainy weather, were uuched off last night. Thousands upon thousands of spectators?men, women, and children?were in attendance, on the Wash ington National Monument grounds, in the vicinity of the President's house and the Treas ury Department, and other localities; but the best point of view was the first named place, from elevated positions in Georgetown, the people enjoyed a tolerably good view of thee*, hibition. The injury to the fireworks by the rain, on the fourth instant, was much greater than it was anticipated. However, those pieecg which were not thus affected were truly gor geous and delight-inspiring, especially the showers of rocket*, the inarron batteries and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. W hitped.?Jack Holloman, one of the three who were concerned in the attack on Butler, which resulted in those dreadful wounds upon his lace and tongue, was taken from the county at eleven o clock Iwt night aixi conveyed to the watch house, where he received his re ward for the improper conduct. Jack bciii" a slave, the justice was obliged by the law?to order him to be whipped, and the excellent character which he has always sustained u-(| urn off with fifteen stripes on the baie back; a ightpunishment, considering the offence with which he was connected. Tasker, the other one arrested with Jack, and who i? charged with inflicting the wound, is still in prison, and would doubtless be glad to escape with fifteen ishe*: but being free, has to receive his re ward from tho criminal court. The Indians, to whom we alluded yester day, are ol the Kaw tribe, of Kansas 'lerrito ry, who came hither for a " big heap of money to carry home," and to have one of the num ber made "a big chief, with a military coat ami cp;iulet?. a horse, bridle, spurs, and a pair \t "^''die-bags." The acting commissioner, -Mr. Mix. di?i all that lay in hut power, telling them that he would give them a paper to their father the agent, to take homo with them ; that their Great Father would pay their ex penses this time, but they must not come again without being sent for. The Indians were not particularly pleased at the refusal to comply with their unreasonable request. Look Ol*t.?One of our city officers informed us this morning, that there are white persons in this city who are ready to pass other people's slaves out of the city without authority. Those who have control of the roads are probably deceived at times by black persons. A oaso of tho kind has recently occurred. If the case goes to court, the evidence will be inter esting to slaveholders here. Wo would also say for the benefit of slaves, that an old Jus tice or the Peace informs us that a slave steal* ing a slave is liable to be hung, under one of the old laws of Maryland by which we are governed! Some People will have their Sport COST WHAT IT MAY.?It will be recollected that in the programme concerning the fire works, as published yesterday, it was stated that, if the weather should prove rainy, and thus cause the pyrotechnic display to be again postponed, three guns would be fired at seven o'clock, as an indication to that effect. At half-past seven, three guns were fired, in, it is supposed, the neighborhood the Capitol, by individuals evidently bent on sport?not by authority of the gentleman having direction of the fireworks. It was emphatically a false report, deceiving many. who. otherwise, would have proceeded to the vicinity of the fireworks to witness the brilliant display. Pickpockets in the Market?Mrs. J. Towles had a portmonnaic containing several dollars, stolen from her pocket while attending to business in market this morning. She sus picioned a boy who was standing by, and asked him about it. He gave no answer, but pushed her from him ami left immediately. The offi cers are on his trail, and he will have to ac count for his conduct Criminal Cocrt.?The trial of George Rag lan. charged with the murdor of tho white hostler, Fitzpatrick, which was c< mineuced yesterday, was continued to-day. All the tes timony on both sides has been given ; aud when we left the court-house, at one o'clock this afternoon, Mr. Katcliffo was addressing the jury in behalf of the prisoner. Jordan's White Sulphur Springs opened for the season in June last. A more delightful watering-place is noi to be found anywhere. Contrary to tho gent rally received opinion, "Jordan is ' not "a hard road to travel. ' The access is both easy and agreeable. Hisorperlv Conduct.?A fellow was taken before Justice Bates, yesterday, for disorderly crnduct in the streets. As the accused would give no name and pay no fine, the justice seut him to the workhouse under the name of Bill Drinkhard. He paid his fine and was re leased this morning. Wins Whippino.?Brian O'Connor was. yes terday, charged by his wife with beating her. He was taken before Justice Goddard, who held him to security to keep the peace. The justice also gave the wife a lecture she will not soon forget?subject, 44 The proper treatment of a hard-working husband. Boarding.?We refer those who are in want of go, 4 boarding and lodging to the advertise ment*. respectively, of Mrs. Duvall, Mrs. P. G. Murray, and Mrs. Bates. Their houses arc eligibly and pleasantly located, commanding a view <>f that great thoroughfare?Pennsylva nia avenue. Georgetown College.?Very many of our citismis visited Georgetown College to-day, to attend the interesting cert monies of the an nual commencement of that time-honored in stitution of learning The Montgomery Guards announce their animal excuiaiwn for Thursday, the 21 of Au sat. School Exahihatio.*.?The junior division of <he public district school, second 'district, Mr. Edsori, teacher, is to be examined to-mor row Afternoon by the whole board ; school house, Judiciary Square. ' ? *' [COMHUSICATEO " Mesdtour Ways "?Mr. Editor : Being obliged to pass Maryland avenue (what is gen erally called the Bladonsburg road) daily, wo havo to say that the part of it which lies be tween Sixth and Twelfth streets cast, is at present in an awful condition?the road being extremely narrow, and bounded by ditches on each side, makes it a 44 hard road to travel." For instance, one carriage uttempting to pass another is generally precipitated down one of those ditches or banks. Of this, we have s^en several instances. One of theso ditches ex tends about fifty yards on one side of the road, and is at leaot yevon feet deep. We saw an accident no less than one week ago, in which a wagon, drawn by four horses, laden with pro duce, together with a buggy, were thrown into this ditch. The wagon and occupant* of the same got off as well as conld bo expectcd, but the buggy was smashed to atoms. Now. this was a severe loss to the owner, but we were thaukful it was no worse, for it wa<3 the must narrow cscapc wc ever noticed. This is only one of those numerous accidents on that road. Now, Mr. Editor, our object in stating theso facts, is first, to forewarn passers over that road; and second, to call the imme diate attention of the corporate authorities, who have never yet done anything to remedy this evil, notwithstanding sundry complaint4. But in the name of justice to the tax-pavers of that portion of the city, it ought to be done forthwith, and we hope the city councils will tike the matter into consideration, and make some provision for the much needed repair of that truly awful road. It would be but proper to relate to you that, prior to the recent mu nicipal election, it wan understood that they were to repair that road immediately; su^ qucntly wo have heard no more of it. 4 Your?, Traveller over ? that Road. PERSONAL. ....Twoor three years 3ince the Garde La fayette of New York adoptod tho daughter of one of it? members who had died, leaving her without friends or support. At the military procession on the 4th, this young girl, dressed iu colors to correspond with the uniform of the French soldiers, appeared with the Garde, inarching by the side of one of tho officers. She attracted much attention. ....Dr. William Terrill, well known, noton ly as an enlightened agriculturalist, but n? one of the wealthiest and most public-spirited citizens of Georgia, died at his residence in Sparta, Hancock county, Georgia, on the mor ning of the fourth of July. ... .Gen. Jo. Lane has been re-elected a del gate to Congress, from Oregon, by two thousand majority, his oompetitor being Major Gaines. The Legislature will be democratic. ...."Win. Green, Esq., of Culpepper, Va., has been appointed to succeed Judge Scarburg, as professor of law in the faculty of William and M lry College. ....A company of colored meu has been or ganized as militia in Providencc. R. I., and tho Legislature has granted them the use of the State arms. ....Col, J. II. Wheeler, the American Min ister to Nicaragua, will, it is cxpectcd, arrive io this city to-day or to-morrow, bringing with him two imf>ortant treaties, negotiated by him with the government of the last named coun try, the existence of which was first announced by us not long since. ... .Gen. Cass presided at tho celebration of the fourth of July in Detroit, and, introdu cing the orator, made a brief and eloquent speech. ....Rev. Charles Wiley, D. D., has acccp tcd the chancellorship of tho Milwaukio Uni* versity. ....Col. A G. Bennett. Col. Robert Ander son, Lieut. Col Hardee, and Lieut. Col. John son. all of the I'nited StatesAnny, are at Wil lard's hotel. Hon. Isaac E. Morse, of Louisi ana, is also at Willard's. WANTS. WANTED IMMEDIATELY, ACOMPORT able two-story Brick House In the neighbor hood of the City Hall or Capitol. Apply at SCHWART'/E * S().VS Drug Store, next to U. S. Hotel, Pa. ave. _ *.^'2# jv 10?eo3t WANTED?BY A YOUNG WOMAN a Sit uation as Seamstress, who understands dress making and will assist in the <haml>?-rwork. has no objection to go into the conntrv. Best recom mendations given. Address ,4P,f' at this olficc. jy 10?lt# WANTED AT BOULANGER'S RESTAU rant.?The sul>*criber wishes to engage a cook, male or female, a female preferred as there Is not much to do in this season. He would also hire an active waiter who has no objection to put bis hands to anything about such an establish ment. J. BOULANGER, G street, near the War Department. jyltt-3t j WANTED?A PERSON OF GOOD AD dress and character, to canvass for subscri- I bers for the Spectator. Enquire at the Spectator 1 office, over Seiden, Withers and Co.'s late Bank- , I g House. jy 9?3t 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., between Fourth and Fifth streets. jy 0-it# WANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that they can get a lot 21 feet front by 130 feet deep, tvr the low price of 875?payable S3 a month writnout interest. Apply at theUnion Land Office 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Ilali. ap 28?3m JOHN FOX, See. BOARDING. Boarding ?mrs duvall, No. 331 Pa avenue, opposite Browns' Hotel, has several large and desirable rooms, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which she will rent with "board at moderate pricos. She can also accommodate si* or eight table boarders. jy V?3t* "jVOTICE?FOR RENT?PARLORS AND Chambers, with board. Also, table and tran sient board, with a Itathing rooin and shower baths. and every attention to render it most agree able to her boarder?. Mr*. P. G. MURRAY, Corner Pennsylvania avenue and st. ap 23?3m Board,&c ? mrs. bates,on thes w. corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 9th street, isprepared to accommodate gentlemen with rooms, with or without board. Every etTort will be made to render those comfortable who may favor her with their patronage. apfl?tf SUMMER RETREAT. BLAKISTON'S PAVILION will be open for the reception of visitors on the 5th of n, j. July. The proprietor's table will be sup plied with the delicacies abounding in their B waters adjacent to Blakiston's Island. He hopes his endeavors to please will insure him a share of patronage from thot>e seeking health or a little quiet from city bustle. The Steamers Maryland. Osceola, and Alice C. Price stop regularly at his landing. Terms for one week or more, Si 25 per day. For a shorter time SI 50 per day. GEORGE W. BLAKISTON, je 26?lm? Proprietor. I HllkERI.NG It SON'S PIANOS. THE subscriber has lately received an addition al supply of Pianos, which again completes his usual large and elegant assortment, embracing every variety of pattern and scale, from the old ana renowned factory of Chlckering A Sons, Boston, and from other approved Boston manufactories. By the packet which leaves Boston on the 28th instant, he will receive from Chickering A Sons a further supply of magnificent Louis XI v. and par lor Grand Pianos. These instruments have elicit ed the highest enconiums from the first artists In th* country. Second hand Pianos taken in part payment. The subscriber can and will sell Pianos as low as they can be bought in the United States. New Music constantly received RICHARD DAVIS, jy 7?eo9t Pennsylvania avenue. B RITTANNIA AND PLANISH ED WARE. mi<i ..il P/.IT..O ITr?u f ? r ? ? GEO. FRANC#. FOB SALE AHD HIT. - l N INVITING HOME-?Several beautiful L rooms are offered, with board,on thepleasant ert site In Washington?fine pure air, a delightful prospect, ranging from north to south, some 20 miles, including the river. Price moderate. A private parlor can also be had. Anplv at No. 556 New Jersey avenue, near and aoutli of the Capitol. jy 10?3t* A VALUABLE LITTLE FARM FOR SALE. The subscriber will sell at private sale his lit tle Farm, known as Sterling Cottage, upon which he now resides, situated In Alexandria county, Va., near Hall's X Roads, four miles from George town, six froiu Washington, eight from Alexan dria, and will be but one mile from the London A Hampshire Railroad. The tract contains 40^ acres. 15 of which is under heavy timber, the bal ance is under a high state of cultivation, withgood fencing and a never failing stream of water run ning through the place. The improvements are a very neat story and a half dwelling, with a brick cellar under it, and outhouses, consisting of a barn, icehouse, meat house, com house, hen house, kitchen, and bouse for servants. The yard is very large and shady, and decorated with the most choice flowers, and a well of the most excellent water near the door, the l>ack yard is enclosed by a Wautiful cedar hedge,

and the front by palings. There is also a beauti ful chestnut grove standing in'front of the yard. The lands adjoining are those of Col. \v. Minor S. Minor. Dr. Wonder and Mrs. Gardner. Its lo cation 1* convenient for churches, grist and saw mills, post otllce, Ac. The above property posses ses advantages which will be apparent to ail who desire to secure a pleasant ana valuable country scat. A great bargain may be had by an early applica tion, as I am desirous of moving to a larger farm, jy y?gawlm MOSES A. FEBREY. FOR RENT?A FRAME HOUSE, on 14th, between H ar.d I streets, containing G rooms, kitchen and cellar. For further particulars en quire ot No. 420 two doors north of the premises, jy 9?eotf \ FURNISHED HOUSE FOR RENT?A well furnished House, containing seven rooms and a kitchen, No. 2rt) G street, will by rented for a few months. The chief object beins to have the Furniture taken care of. Tlie rent will be almost nominal. Apply at the office of J C. G. KENNEDY, Corner of 11th street and Pa. avenue. jy 9?It* For rent?two new brick houses on N, between 12th and 13th streets They contain two parlors, live chambers, servant's room dining room, kitchen and double cellars, with convenient yards and out houses. The buildings are located'in a healthy and rapidlv improving part of the city. Rent S21 per month. For fur ther particulars enquire on the premises, jy ??eo3t* I70H RENT.?A liandso:rely furnished House near the Public Department is offered for rent. To a responsible tenant the rent will l>e moderate. The House contains a l>ath room and gas fixtures. Enquire on the premises, No. 270 11 street, jy o?Ira* FOR RENT ?THE BUILDING ON D ST., near the corner of Twelfth, is for rent, either in part, o/ whole. Apply at the Star oflice. je 20?tf For rent ?tHe basement of for rest Hall, in Georgetown, and several rooms on the first floor. Possession given on the 2d of July. The main Hall or Concert Room is newly benched, and will be rented by the niirht or season, on moderate terms. B. FORREST, je 2o?2w* corner of F and 20th streets. For sale ?a small frame house and Lot, 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. \lso, a three-story Brick House and Lot. No. 57 High street, Georgetown. Lot 26 feet front bv 1W feet deep: will be sold low and on a long credit. WANTED?A few shares of Georgetown Build ing Association Stock. Apply to E. K. LUNDY, No. 128 Bridge street, Georgetown; or No. 400 E street. Washi ngton. je 21?tf For rent ?in Alexandria, va., thai large three-story Brick House, well known as the best sUind in the city for a hotel and restaur ant, on Cameron street, opposite the market house, and now ocou pied by M r. McGor.egal. Po^session iiiven on the 1st of July. Address LLOYD A CO., Claim Agents, Fifteenth street, opposite the Treat,ur^, Washington, J). 0. my 3u?tf Houses for rent.?a three-story Brick Dwelling, with a two-story back build ing. and all the necessary out buildings, situated in Cox's Row, First street, Georgetown. It has spacious parlors and a commodious hall; and Is comrtderen one of the m<*?t desirable residences in the histrjet. 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 rah of J uly. Also, a substantial two-story Brick House, with spacious grounds about it. situated on the south west corner of F and Twentieth streets, Washing ton. Possession given on the 12th of Julv. Apply to BLADEN FORREST, je 25?2w# Corner of F and 20th streets. Rents reduced to suit the times. !J1.j0 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. Pumpsof pure water are near the door, and communication Is had with Georgetown by way of H and Seventh streets and Pennsylvania avenue, morning and af ternoon. at the usual fare, for the accommodation of clerks in the Departments. To secure the advantage of this great reduction of rent, immediate fi/i/ihcatioH must be made to the undersigned, either by letter or at his house at Kendall Green, after otfice hours, where the keys may be had and the houses inspected at any time. Several of the* residences will be sold on libe ral terms. WM. STICKNEY, No. 4, Kendall Green. N. B.?Rents paid qua.terly tN adva.ncb. ap (i?eotf I IJ^OR RENT OR SALE ON REASONABLE Terms.?A three-story Frame, with basement, on New York avenue, between Fourth and Fifth streets west. Also, a three-story Frame, with back building, on I street.north, between Fourth and Fifth streets west. . Apply to James W. Barker, residence on II street north, between Twelfth and Thirteenth streets west. DICKSON & KING, ap5?Thtf Georgetown. I^OR RENT?T?E THREE STORY STORE and Dwelling, No. 5<> Bridge street, George town, so long occupied as Eminert's Confection ery. A pply to ARN Y, next door. my 25?law'f FOR RENT?FOUR NEW AND CONVE nient Brick Houses, brown mastick fronts, containing parlors witli marble mantels, dining room, kitchen, servant's room, and five chambers each, and situated on Thirteenth street, Island, near the public grounds, convenient to Pennsylva nia avenue and the Departments. Rent very mod erate. Apply at R. II. Clarke's otfice. corner of Sixth street and Louisiana avenue, or at D. B. Clarke's Drug Store, Eleventh street, Island, mar 0?wtf For rent?several handsome par lors and Chambers, with Board. Also. Table and Transient Board. Inquire at Mrs. SMITH'S, 233 F street. ap 9?tf Homes for all.?beautifully and healthily located Building Lots, 21 feet front by 130 deep, on graded streets, can. until sjjring, be bought at the exceeding low price of S73, pay able Sj per month. Title indisputable. Union Land Office, Seventh street, above Odd Fellows'Hall. JOHN FOX, Secretary, j id 9?Cm JOE S1IILL1NUTON has just received Harpers Magazine for July Putnam's do do Graham's do do Ladies' Gazette of Fashion do Chamber's Journal do Household Words do Godey's Lady's Book do N ew York J ournal do SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore. jy 2 Odeon Building. CUMBERLAND COAL. cargo or boat load, by HOWARD A POOR, je25?eo6t Alexandria, Va. ?For sale by the PIC-NIC BASKETS.?Just opened a variety of Pic-Nic, Traveling, Card, Office, Work, School and Toy Baskets. Also, a lot of Fresh Perfumery, from A polios, St. Harrison and Jules Hauel, Philadelphia; Combs, Brushes, Fans, Playing and Visiting Cards, Card Cases, Porte Monnaies, Jet Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Cages, Music, Musical Instru ments, Stationery, Ac. JOHN F. ELLIS. 306 Pa. av.. betw. Ninth and Tenth sts. J?8?t FINE ENGRAVINGS.?We have recently received a large lot of fine French, English, and American ENGRAVINGS, which we are selling off at exceedingly low rates. JOHN F. ELLIS, Je 21 306 Pa. avenue. CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for which be was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, Is highly recommended for the above. WiU be sent to any part of the District free of charge. Send your orders U> 64 Bridge #t.. Georgetown, jy a-e?tj AUCTION SALES. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Books \>d nouxo volumes op N> wspaper* at Auction?OnTHURSDAY afternoon. July 12th. at 7K o'clock, at the Auction Rooms, I shall sell a choice invoice of Books, many of Ibem handsomely bound and illustrated Also, a numl>er of Bound Volumes of the Con gressional Globe and Appendix, Union, Iatelli ?ncer. New York Sun, New York Mirror, Albion :. Terms cash. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 10?2t Auctic By GREEN ft SCOTT, Auctioneer*. VERY HAXDSOMT BUILDING LOT ON ICth street, brtwrfi G and II streets, at Auction.?On FRIDAY, the 13th instant, we i shall sell, fn front of the premise*. at 6 o'clock p. j in., part of Lot No. It. in Square No. 345, having a front on the west side of loth street west of 'JO ft. between G and H *tre?-t* north,-running bark 100 feet, containing:2,000 square feet. The above described |>r*f>erty is handsomely lo cated, and in a very rspldly Improving ncighlH?r? hood. Title indisputable. Terms: One-fourth cash; balance in 8, 14, 18 and *24 months, for notes Waring interest from the day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN ft SCOTT, jy 10?d Auctioneers. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. LARGE AND CHOKE COLLEC TION OP Rare and Beautiful Oil Paintings at Anetion.?On FRIDAY afternoon, July 13th, at o'clock, at the Saloon over Famhant's Book store. corner of 11th st. and Pcnua avenue. 1 shall sell the largest and be^t collection of Oil Paintings ever offered for sale in this city, being selections by II. N. Barlow. Ksq., from varjous galleries on the Continent. Amongst them mav be found spe cimens of Holbien, Horremans. OldFronck. Lan donio, Lewis, Sanford, Mason,Sintzanick, Velas quez . Sir Godfrey Kneller, Vernet, Poussin, A. Van Willies. Mufi'.la. Shaver, ir.. and others. Also, a large and valuable collection of engrav ings, purcha?-d at the sale of the late E. D. Ingra ham, Esq., Philadelphia. Mr. Barlow has just arrived with a very valua ble addition to tho^e that have l?een on exhibition, consisting of about seventy choice specimens. The .saloon will be open and the Paintings on fr>*e exhibition daily until the sale. Terms: S!90ana midercash; over that sum a i credit of 60 and 9o <lavs, for satisfactorily endorsed notes, bearing interest. JAS C. McGUIRE, jy 10?d s Auctioneer. By J. C. McCUIRE, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF* A VALUABLE Farm situated nt Ball's ( roil Roads.? By virtue of two deed's of trust, duly made and recorded among the land records for Alexandria county, Virginia, a.id by instructions from the parties interested, the subscriber will sell at pub lic auction cn TH I'RSDA V. Julv 19th, at 12 o'clk m , at the auction rooms, a valuable tract of land, containing 122 r*"res. adjoining Bail's Cr??ss Roadi said traet bein?r a portion of the "Glebe Farm," formerly owned by tien. J. P. Van Ness. It is proposed to divide the farm into four lots, each containing a fair port'on of open and wooa land, and to lie sold separately, with the right to one half the growing crop. One of the lots con taining 34 arret. has a good substantial farmhouse, overseer's dwelling, barn, and other out buildings on it. A plat of the subdivision may be seen at the Auction Rooms. Terms: One fourth cash ; residue in twelve and eighteen months, with interest, secQred by a deed of trust on the premises. JAS C. McGUIRE, jy 0?eoftds Auctioneer. By J . C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer VERY VALUABLE BUILDING LOT ON I ? D, near Thirteenth street.?On WED i NESDAY AFTERNOON, July llth. at 0 o'clk, , on the premi-.es, I shall sell parts of i>ots No. 11 and 12, in square 293, fronting a>>out '20 feet on ! north D street, between 12th and 13th street*, run ' nina back an average depth of about 7(J feet. Terms: One third cast.; the residue in 6 and 12 : mcnths. for notes bearing interest and secured by ' a d jed of trust on th?? premise*. JAS. C McGUIRE, jy 5 eoftd Auctioneer. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. VERY HANDSOME BUILDING LOT IN the Northern Liberties at Auction.?On TUESDAY afternoon. July 10th. at 6^ o'clock, on the premises. 1 shall sell Lot No. 20 and part of ' l.ot 21, in Square No. fronting '20 feet 4 inches on Fth street west, between N and O streets north, running ba^'k 94 feet 4 inches. Terms at the sale. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 7?d - Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneer*. FRAME HOUSE V.\D lot nt Auction.? On TUESDAY, the loth instant, we shall sell, in front of the premise*, at fi o'clock p m, , Lot No. 5, in Square No. 99, fronting on N 11 amp 1 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 good two-story Frame Dwelling House, stable, milk ! house, and a pump of excellent water on the preni Terms: One third cash ; balance in 6, 12 and 18 months, the purchaser to cive 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 davs from day of sale the property will be resold, at the risk and cost of the first pur i chaser, by advertising three times previous to such 1 resale In the National Intelligencer. GREEN ft SCOTT, jy 5?d Auctioneer*. By GREEN ft SCOTT, Auctioneer*. FIUR FINE BUILDING LOTS at Ane tion.?On WEDNESDAY, the llth instant, we shall sell in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. in., the following valuable Building Lots, vix: Lot No. 2 in Square No. 52, haviii" a front on north G street of 02 feet 2# inches, between 23d and 24th streets, running back to a wide alley, I containing 5.092 feet. Lot No. 8, in the same square, containing 6,015 Lot No. 3, square No. 41. fronting 54 feet 10 in on north II, between 23d and 24 lU ? containing 1 7 'jUG aCCt Lot No. 8, square No. 55. fronting 55 feet 10 in. on 23d street west, between 11 and I streets north, containing 4,.>02 feet. The Sale will commence on Lot No. 2, square 52. Title indisputable. Terms: One fourth cash; balance, in 6, 12, and j 18 months, for notes bearing interest from the day | of sale. A deed viven and a deed of trust taken UREEN At SCOTT, J y 6?d Auctioneers. J J | By GREEN & SCOTT, Auctioneer*. VALUABLE IMPROVED AND UNIM proved Property at Auetion.?On THURS DAY, the 12lh instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. m., part of Lot No. 14, in Square No. 455, having a front of 28 feet six inches on north G stre^., running back 121 feet 3 inches to a wide alley, between ??th and 7th streets west, improved by two brick Houses, 14 by 31 % feet, each one story. Terms . *500 cash; SI,100 payable in monthly instalments of 5*30 per month, without interest; the balance a credit of 6 and 12 months for notes bearing interest, the purchaser to give uotes for the deferred payments, properly secured. Also, at "7 o'clock name evening, we shall sell, in front of the premises, Lots No*. 3 and 4. in Davidson's ?ul>division of Square No. 161, having a from of 2s feet each oa north L street, running 130 feet to a wide alley. Title indisputable. Termst One-third cash; the balance In?, 12, and 18 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of sale A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN ft SCOTT, jyO?d Auctioneers. FAIR HILL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Sandy Spring, Munlzomiry county, fild. THE ninth term of thl* Institution will com mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (September) next. Circulars containing the needfnl information in regard to the School can be obtained bv those who desire it, by addressing, at Olney Post Oflice, Montgomery county. Man land, R. S. KIRK, or wmTh. FARQURAR. Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Tree, W. D. Wallach. je3o?2aw9w PERSONS WITH DEFECTIVE VISION are Invited to examine my extensive stock of all kinds of SPECTACLES and EYE GLASS ES. Glasses of anv 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 glasee* mav 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 *U. 30 POR POOR AND LABORING MEN. SMALL BUILDING LOTS of 10 feet or more, in various parts of the City, and Georgetown, at low prices, and terms to suit. LLOYD ft CO. BU1IJ)ING STONE, For sale, deliverable at the Canal, or Wharves, in Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria LLOYD ft CO l*th sUeet. opp Treasury Department. i jy 23?ly TELEGRAPHIC HEWS. REPORTED rOR THE ETE?m UTAH The roitland Riot?Another Inquw. Poktlard.?The wood Coroner'i hx|awt on the circumstance? attending the death of Robbins, who was killed daring the lato liquor riotr, hare returned a verdiet that the deceased came to hit death bj the rash, illegal order* of the Mayor, leaving the courts to determine whether the Major 1? gnil'/ of munlsr or manslaughter Baltimore Mark eta Baltimore,'July 10 ?Flour ia firm, but tba transactions haro been small Wheat?Tho market is firm, with an upward tendency; 2 000 bushels re<l sold at ?2 20a$2 25, and white at 52 ?>a$2 36 Cora?Prices are easier, but not quotably lower. Hew York Xarkott. New Yut.k. July 10.?Cotton?The market i* Ann with an upward tendency Flour?price* have aivaacM 12ie.: sales of ctate at (9* fci).37|; S uthern $11. Wheat?The marketia unch~i:ged. Corn?Price# are a trifle higher: Miles at Mlc. Pork ia firm, with aa'.ea of 1800 bbls. Beef if firm?150 bbls. sold at pre vious rates. Lard is dull. Whitky ia quiet; sales at 4lail ete. Stock Market. New York, July 10?Stocks are lower, and money i> unchanged. Sales at tbe first board of Virginia 5's, New York Central Kail road, luli; Michigan Central Railroad, 97*; Cumberland Coal Compauy. 2yf. Beading Hail ro.id, 95j; Canton Company, 27i, Khe lUii road. 52j; Ilarlem Railroad, fcj. BRILLIANT SAILING MATCH. ^YlflE lover* of this beautiful and entertaining X sport are hereby informed that the *uh- ? ~ scriber contemplates getting up, on the 25th' July, if jtractirahle. a Ul< AND REGATTA. Two chafed Etruscan Silver Got,let* will con stitute the prizes. The mwt valuable to be award ed to the most rapid boat in the race Tbe nea best to '?car ofl the second premium The matin s to be between Ws belong to Washington, beor rntown and Alexandria Boat* bavins decks over 25 feet are hieligilde to entry The proprie tors of boat* must bear in mind ihait thev cannot enter any boot not owned in the above nlaies at this time. ' Many boat owners are now preparing for tbe sport to take place on the 25th July, and^from the apparent interest taken. It promi*s to be one of the mo*t entertaining and reektreke affairs em ?*fore oil'ered to the lover?* of boat chasing In thia The following craft have already entered for the contest: KNOW NOTHING WILL WATCH, (the light-heeled craft that SK I M MK?ttCher laSt *eMOU triu?Pk?Mly.) MARTHA. GENERAL JACKSON. A large and beautiful steamer will be chartered ror the occasion, in order to afford all who desire to witness this beautiful Mil an opportunity to be hold all its various incidents. Owners of boat*, and others, desiring to enter their craft, or learu the manner and intention of the Regatta, or terms of entry, can be gratified in any manner by calling at the City Restaurant, cor ner of Pennsylvania avenue and 13th street Fort Washington will be the distance designed start in Ull(icr<1"nr<i an<1 Warning to the point of Price of entry to depend upon the mumbtr of con tesUnt^,1 wST L. JONES. City Restaurant, cor. Pa av. and 13th at. je 29?2awlf 100,000 COPIES!! Steamboat Di*astrrs im tke Western Waters, and Steamboat Directory. THE Undersigned have now in course of prer* _ ration a new STEAMBOAT _ Jr? DIRECTORY, which will W Ai f f ^ ???ed in October next: tbe book will conUinTver two hundred pages, illustrated in the best stvle and neatly bound in a durable manner It will BE OSE or THE JIO?T tSTEREKTIBO BOOKS EVER pcblished, and will >>e a book that will >w inter The STEAMBOAT DlRECTOR\ will contain a complete li*t and l'lt' Steamboats now afloat in the Western and Southern water* Tbe length, mode' spe*?d power and tonnage of each boat, when and by whom built, the name of tbe boat, with the trade she is in. Also, tbe names of Capralns and oacers. her age. 4c . 4c. Tbe Directory wlllcnn tain a History of Meaiuboat* and Steamboating on the Western waters, since the application c^f steam: also, a sketch of the first boat built for the Ohio Ri vcr, with the name of the builder, com mander and owner The RIVER DIRECTORY will contain a list and description of all tbe steamboat disastkrs that have occurred on tbe wbsteeb abd soitm ek.n waters, beautifully illustrated, wuh a list or all those who have febished bt their bcbbibo, stjraiae abd bxfi.odibo. on the West ern and Southern waters The Directory will contain Maps of the Ohio, Mi>-?i*slpp|. Missouri Illinois, Arkansas. White. Rtd, Ouachita. Yazoo' and other Rivers, writh tbe Towns and Cities fewf down, with correct distances; also, many other R iver and Commercial items of Interest to the peo ple at large. The l?ook will contain the cards of the various U. S. Mail Boats, with the trade they are in, Ac., Ac. The Directory will also contain a complete list of all the responsible Steamboat Licensed Officers, their places of residence, Ac Ac.; the new Steamboat Law. its requirements, with comments, showing wherein it benefits the incompetent officer, and injures tbe competent officer, Ac., Ac., and all tbe important U. S Su Ereme Court Steamboat Decisions up to date: tbe atesand important Commercial Privileges. Bills or Lading. iin|K?rtant Decisions of the various IT S. Courts in regard to Freights Ixwt and Damaged Ac.; with many other things of interest. The Directory will be illustrated in the best style, and printed in the best manner The au thor has for six years been gathering together all the facts iind items in r^ard to the numerous steamboat disasters on tbe Western and Southern waters, and now intends publishing thein in book form. The price of the work wrilT be put at the low sum of One Dollar. Ten thousand copies will l>e issued for the boatmen ; all others desirous of subscribing, will have to do so at onoe, as none will be printed unless ordered in advance The work is destined to have a circulation of over LIGHTS THOUSAND copies, as the publishers are receiving large n imbers of subscribers. net mail, from all parts of the country, daily. Some of the oldest boatmen, as well as most scientific men of the times, are contributors to the Steam boat Directory. The Directory will be issued in October, and will be an ornament to the parlor as well as steam boat. By remitting One Dollar (|>ost paid,) you will receive a copy of the above work. All communications and letters should be ad dressed to JAMES T LLOYD A CO., j _ ^ost Office Building, Cincinnati, Ohio. FOR SALE?A LIGHT BUGGY WAGON, A. one of Watson's very best, no top, rJBC&jL has been run only half a dozen times It is the completest and verv choicest and t*M 1'ght Wagon at this time in Washington It will be sold a bargain, as the owner now finds that he has no further use for it. It (%n be Hern at Andrew Joyce's Coach Factory, on 14tb street, south of Pa. avenue. For particulars enquire at thia office jy 2?lw WATCHES. JUST received, a large assortment of Ladles and Gentlemen's fine GOLD WATCHES of every size, style and manufacture. The above is by far the beat and cheapest erer offered to our customers M W. GALT A BRO., Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and loth su. Je 91?tf BANKING hol'SEOF PAIRO A NOtfilE, OPPOSITE CS1TSD STATES TlEAil'lY. Bonds, stocks, and other securi ties, Purchased and Sold. Internal, at the rate of six per cent per annum, allowed on dei^ita when left for thirty days or lonuM Jan94?6m Lost.?te* dollars reward?\ Pocket Book, containing a small sum of mo ney and papers of no value to any person but the owner, inquire at WUiards' Hotel. jy 5?Of UARSONS obi CONTRACTS, vol fi. a. Flander s Lives and Times of the Chief Jus tices of the Supreme Court of the United States? first series FRANCH TAYLOR. Ic87? [No. 336 ] NOTICE OF AK ESTABLISHMENT OF an additional Land Office ia tbe Territory of Oregon?In pursuance of the act of Congress ap proved February 17, 18SS. entitled "An art to es tablish an additional land district in tbe Territory of Orefon," to be called tbe Umpquadistrict, em bracing all the land lying south of tnefburtb stand ard parallel, it is hereby declared and made known that the land office for said district has been loca ted by the Preaident of the United States at the town of Winchester, ia said Territory, until other wise ordered. Given under my hand, at the city of Wast. ton this 17th day of May, A D 1KS5 JOHN WILSON. Commissioner of General Land Ofll.e. uuy 1*?iawliw