Newspaper of Evening Star, July 11, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 11, 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. LOCAL iwtzlligxhcz. ? ? Cosyictio* or Raglan.?On Monday a mu latto man named George raglan wu arraigned before the Criminal Court, charged with hav ing, towards the cl?>*e of May last, instigated by the Devil, inflicted blow- on the head of Francis Fitxnatrick. with ?? swingle-tree; front the effects of which. several day* thereafter, death ensued i t tho Washington Infirmary. It appears that Raglan had gone to the stable in which Fitxpatrick was employed aj n hostler; an altercation ensued between them and a personal rencontre, when Raglan seiied a swingle-tree, and with it inflicted the blows on Fitxpatrick After the latter had been re moved to the Infirmary, m-iyiin a pvtu scixed upon him, mortification of tho wounds ensued, and he died. It wa? supposed by one of the physicians that death was produced by the joint causa of the drinking habits of the de ceased. and the effect of tho blow. We were not present during the trial, but such we learn ed from a gentleman who was prcw;nt arc, briefly, the facts. Mr Key conducted tho case for the United states, and Mr. Ingle made a speech on that side of the question. The prisoner*was defen ded by Messrs. Ratcliffe and Maury. Much ability was displayed by tho respective counsel. The arguments having been closed yesterday afternoon, a few minutes after throe o'clock, the ease was given to tho jury, with instruc tions. They were not absent more than a quarter of an hour, when they returned with a verdict of %HiUf?as iadioted?of murder in the first degree. Mr. Ratcliffo demanded a poll of the jury, -whereupon their names were called, and each one responded "guilty John Cruickshank. i-wac A. Montrose, Jesse Lipscomb, Samuel C. Espy, Thomas Tanner, Jeremiah M. Smith. Walter Stewart, Joseph Lyons. Aaron Divine. Jacob Barker, Richard Harrison, Theodore Meade. There was a large attendance of spectators throughout the trial, and much interest was manifested to learn thtf result. The verdict of " murder' satisfied that curiosity, and rov eral inquiries, in a low tone, were made: 44 When is he to bo hung ?" The prisoner was remanded. Sentence deferred. Mr. Ratcliffo has moved for a new trial. Taxation?It may be interesting, just at this time, to publish tho following extract from the official report of the proceedings of the late Board of Common Council: "The bill imposing taxes for the year 1855 being under consideration, Mr. Busey moved to amend the bill by striking out the word ?'seventy" wherever it occurs in the bill; and inserting the words ?-sixty-five." "Mr. Smith moved to amend tho amend ment by inserting the word 'sixty" and stri king out the words '-sixty-five," which amend ment was accopted by Mr. Busey. "The question being taken thereon, it was decided in the affinnativo by tho following vote: "Yeas?Messrs. Newman. Smoot, Donn, Walker, Duneanson, Ball, Clements. Buscy, Killmon. McCauley, Ruff. Smith, Gill, and Davis, (President)?14. "Nays?Messrs. Barr, Plant, J. W. Davis, and Bamberger?4." The result was, the taxes were reduced from seventy to sixty cent3 in the hundred dollars, just before the late election; but on the meet ing of the new boards, a majority of Know Nothing members having been returned a bill vu rushed through the Board of Common Council restoring the taxes to seventy cents, and is now pending in the Board of Aldermen. City Ordinances.?Tho polico officers are frequently made busy by violationsof our aiu nicipal laws. Offences of this sort seldom oc cupy the attention of the polico generally at the same time; but for months fix wards of the city may be quiet, and the officers not making returns of cases sufficient to pay their wages, while the seventh will furnish more than the officers are able to attend to. At the present time, violations of tho city laws are numerous, and some of our officers are very busy. Whisky causes many of them, and the police have to watch "the Captain" cloecly. in order to prevent greater mischief. Captain Whisky's orders have produced strange occur rences during the fix months past, some of his follower? have lost their lives, others their liberty, and many their property. Growth or Wicked.xess.?Ann Talbert, colored, was held to bail for court by Justice Morscll, yesterday, for enticing a girl fourteen J ears of age, named Adel Williams, to a awdy house. We noticed a case of this char acter two dnjs since, and which has not been disposed of, but is for tri?l to-lay. The en jereemeut of the laws will break down this tendency to evil, and that course should he strictly pursued by thoso whose duty it is to protect the community from harm. Ann Talbert was also made to give security for her peaceful behavior for twelve months, she having committed an assault aud battery on Ann McGuirc. I o O F ?Tho following are the offircr? of Central and Columbia Lodge.-- for the present term: Central Lode. No. 1 ?wm Jos. Smith, N. o.; Robert Slight. V G.; joseph F. Walker, F. S.; Martin Johnson, Treas.; Rob'i W.Mid dleton, P. S. Columbia Lodge. No. 10?James T. Mcln t*>sh. n G.; John b Williamson, V. G ; Irvin s. Barker, f S.; David Fowblef Treas.; S. D. Mills, P. 8. Mb. wir. T. Dove.?In our report of the City Council's proceedings of May, we unin tentionally omitted the namo of this gentle man from the yeas and nays tak^n in the Board of Aldermen on the postponement of the report of the committee on elections, to enable Dr. Miller, of the minority, to prepare his re port on the subject. Mr. Dove voted in the affirmative?for postponement. Cbi*ikal CorRT.?This morning, Frederick Ringgold, colored, was arraigned, charged with stealing a bundle of lathes, and a fence post from Mr. Shiles, and acquitted; John Mardis. tried and found guilty of two cases, and sen tenced in each to pay a fine of 51. and to be confined three months In jail. William Mason, colored, convicted of an assault and sentenced to three months imprisonment in jail. Proprrtt Sale.?McGuire. auctioneer, sold at public sale, yesterday, a large lot on the corner of Tenth and K streets. 100 feet on K, by 8? feet on Tenth; 40 cents per square f??ot; purchaser. R M Coombs. Also, three lots on the corner of M and Thirteenth streets, at 22 cents per square foot. perrmery.?We acknowledge the receipt of a sample bottle of verbena extract lor the handkerchief?a deliciom odor from Harris son's establishment?presented to us by our fellow-citixen, John llerbom, Pennsylvania Avenue between Eleventh and Tw?lltli streets. Seccrity for Peace.?Michael Freling burgcr, for assault and battery on his wile, was made to give security for peace by Justice Bates. Chas. Swigart. white, and John whecbt- colored, got to fighting on tho Ave nue in front of tho United States ilotel, yes terd*v. Justice Bates made them give sccu rity for peace. Theft ?win Ridgway, a lad well known to those who attend our Markets, was arrested yesterday, and committed to jiil by Justice Morscll, on the oharge of stealing a port-mon naie from a lady in the market. There is also a charge against him of aosaulting tho same lady. . Sale or Oil Paintings.?McGuire, auction eer, will sell, on Friday afternoon, at the sa loon over Farnham's bookstore, the largest and best collection of oil paintings, ever of fered for sale in this city. The saloon will be open and the paintings on free exhibition daily until the pale. They are, indeed, worthy of a Vi?it The Washisgto-i Highlanders announce th*ir first annual excursion and pic-nic to the ^ White House Pavilion for Thursday the ?c eond of August watch Rstlkss -Frank Beanes and tbos^ Welch colored, out after hours; liue and ) coats Isabella Thounton, diuak and disui* < dasly, iwvitj and evste f COX VUKICATKD. Mr. Editors Pennit me throngh your val uable paper to call the attention of tho night watch of the Pirst Ward to the conduct of a Wt Of nejrroeg that prowl Fifteenth street every night from dark until midnight, howling and wroflping, a? if there were so many devil? let loose among us; and, Is for sleeping, it is out of the qae*ti<m. 1 have been living on tftat street for fifteen months, and have not pecn * watchman. I hope this will ho su'Iici"nt,-?ad hereafter we, the residents of the abovo ftrcjt will have the attention of tho waU.h in ti?at quarter. . A Resil>k*t. NtfEvcn?Mr Wm. D. Crampsey. of the Second Ward of Washington city, asks ns to sny that he spent one evening in a Know Nothing lodge in the course of the year 1S51 ; that he went there only through being deceived as to the character of tho meeting he was asked to attend ! And that finding the objects of the association such as heeould not approve, he declined having anything to do with it, and has not since been at one of their .meetings. Understanding that the free manner in which he expressed nU disapprobation of tho Know Nothing-', thuir aims and organization, had induced them long since to expel him. lie had taken no thought of his single visit to their lodge in tho Seventh Ward of Washington, until Saturday last, when he saw the name of an ancestor of his in the list of the dwellers in and frequenters of Nineveh, 2,709 years ago. lie makes this disclaimer in tho belief that the name like his published a few days since is the Nineveh list, was 1 for that of his ancostor. Nineveh.?Air. Editor: In looking over the list of names of the inhabitants of Ninc veh? I find that my name is registered as one living in the Seventh Ward of that ancient city. I deem it due to my friends to give a plain statement as to the cause of its being there. Upwards of a year ago I was seduced into the order, with many other young men, with "come. lc?'? take a walk." I took a walk, and was initiated in the order, but that was all, and God knows that was enough. After I fot home, I be^an to reflect what I had done. found that I had taken an oath or obligation administered by one not authorised by law, to degrade my own kindred?yes, even my own flesh and blood; but that was not all. I be came a part of the party that was. as I believed, plotting against or premeditating treason against tho constitution and laws of my country. I came to the conclusion to re sign, but was deprived of that privilego by one who is famous for hatching lies. The charge was, that I was seen in the Smithsonian lot in close conversation with Mr. , a noted Anti, at twelve o'clock at night. That charge must havo been very grave and unpar donable, as I was notified of my expulsion and delivery from a band of secret conspirators. Very respectfully, July 11?It John L. Marcero*. ALEXANDRIA CORRESPONDENCE. Alexandria, July 11, 1855. Our City Councils were in session last night, and transacted, among other things, tho fol lowing business: Taxes were refunded to R. G. Violett, C. Schaffer. and W. R. Glascock, and the petition of T. 0. Urien refused. A bill in relation to nuisanccs. and another concerning theatrical and other performances, were reported from the committee on general laws, and passed. The committee on general laws reported ad versely to th?> Sunday liquor law. denying the right of tho Council to legislate on the subject, and recommending an application for nn amendment to the town charter in that re spect. The application of P. D..Icy concerning a five dollar Corporation note lo^t. was referred to the Auditor for final settlement. Improvements were ordered on Wilkes street; a new gutter in front of tho Firu Insurance office, and D. P. llooe's residence. G. W. Nelson was relieved of taxation, in conscquenco of services rendered by vacci nating the poor. Two hundred eophs of the nuisanco bill were ordered to be piinted; and the Councils adjourned. The pic-nac of the Methodist Protestant Sab bath school passed off most pleasantly. The exercises of the day commenced with prayer by the pastor, followed by an oration by Ilio rome Gpie Claughton. and recitations by Masters Roxburv. Plain, Warfiold, and Price, interspersed with beautiful hymns by the chil dren. A controversy of quibbles quick and paper bullets of the brain is in progress in the Ga zette, between the dijrniti d coroner and a member of the worshipful levy court, concern ing the duties of the coroner." Mouut Vernon Division. No. f>3, {?. of T., lias a public installation, to-night, at Surcpla Hall. Itcv. J D. Couiling will deliver an address on temperance. Tile Sabbath siuool attached to tho Metho dist Episcopal Church South have ju-t start* J down the river, to pass a pleasant day pic-nic iug in the country. Am. Attempt at Scicike is Couht.?Yesterday afternoon a man uauied Charles ILiiing, alias Hitrfiog, while confined in tho lock-up of the Criminal Court room, stabbed himself in the right side with a butcher knife, which ho had used in eating his iuod at jail, and had brought .'o?reted on his person into court. Drs. Morr n and Riley were called, and found the wound not at a'l daogorou-*, the blade having struck a r**?- w'" be remembered that Harin^ was indicted for arson, in setting firo to a hou>c which he in part occupied, belonging to Mr. George W. Bowers. Uu the alarm, persons entered the house, and found Hiring gagg( d and his hands tied, ami he was arrested on suspicion of having set the fire, and tied and gagged himself?although he stoutly protested that it was the work of robbers, who had been in tho house and fled. Yesterday, as stated in our court report of that date, his caso was cal l?d in the Criminal Court for trial, but w;is afterwards ordered to be continued till the September term lining a German, and una ble to speak English. Haring. while the ques tion of continuance was pending, conversed through an interpreter, Mr. Fncsc. and re marked : "Life has no charms for me; I would as soon die as live with tho weight of suspicion resting on me;" and ho added that he bad already been confined in jail a long time. This created no apprehension on the part of others that he was about to do self-violence, and noi.n knew that he had a weapon; but he had hardly been placed back into the lock-up when ho drew the knife and committed the deed?threw the knife intoabuckct. and fell back, exclaim ing, in German. "I am innocent?I am inno cent! ?Baltimore Repuk. of Tuts<lay. AMERICAN HOTEL, 45<i Pa. aientti, bettpee* and (ith streets, S. HEFLEBONVER A L T. LOVETT, PROPltlKTORS. Jy 6??>in CABINET FtK.MTt RE AND IIOLSE PIRNISUIXG GOODS?Very Cheap! THE Subscribers would call the attention of the public to the fact that tliey are sellingf their Goods at greatly reduced price*, ami) purchasers will tiiul that they can save at' least 'AJ per cent by giving ns a call. Our' slock embraces every article (?>oth new and second hand) usually kept in a complete House-Furnish ing Store. F urniture bought or exchanged. Repairing and Varnishing promptly attended to. BO.Mf/& COOMBS, Cheap Furniture Dealers, No. 3U9 7th at., jy 6?lw between 1 and K. SUMMER RETREAT7 BLAKISTON'8 PAVILION will be open for the reception of visitors on the 5th of ^ July. The proprietor's table will be sup plied with the delicacies abounding in the* waters adjacent to Blakiston's Island. He hopes lis endeavors to please will insure him a share of patronage from those seeking health or a little }uict from city bustle. The Steamers Maryland, Osceola, and Alice C. ['rice stop regularly at his landing. Terms for one week or more, 81 25 per day. For a shorter time $L 50 per day. GEORGE W. BLAKISTON, je 28?lm* Proprietor. LAND WARRANTS. JOHN D. CLARK, Ag^nt for Claims. No. 527 12th street, will give the highest market price u gold for l>and Warrants. _ je 7?lm* Lost?ten dollars reward.?a Pocket Book, containing a small sum of mo ley and papers of no value to any person but the >wuer Enquire at WUlarda' Hotel )y5-?t? -V C7" A Phenomena in Medicine.?Bronchi tis, Congh, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaints, Scrof ula. Jcc. For all mseases of the Female System it stands pre-eminent. A Clergyman just informs unit has cared him of Bronchitis of a desperate character?narticnlnrs herrafler. HAMPTON'S VEGETABLE TINCTURF? By its mild action on the utomach, liver and ki<J nevs. will cure Dyspepsia. Cough, Asthma, Bron c.hial and Lung Affections, Pains in ibe Barlr. Side and Breast, Consumption, Sc rofula, Rheu matism, Gout, Neuralgia. Fistula, Bowel Com plain!--. Piles, Worms and Nervous Debilities? vrilfc all diseases arising from impure blood, and is ihe irreaiest female medicine ever known. Fhis invariable mtdicine is working wonders upon I tie human frame. mar 7 \YJ" Baker's Premium Bitters.? The fol lowing certificate, from a gentleman wi ll kaown in the city of Richmond, has lieen sent to the pro prietor of this valuable medicine. Dear Sir?This is to certify that 1 have suft'orod many vears with the Dyspepsia, and liad employ ed at different times three aolu physicians in try ing to make a cute of that awful disease-but all hi vain. I then commenced using vai ious Mcdicims that were recoiumeuded to me oy my friemls. and instead of getting better, I continued to get worse. I then sent for Dr. Johnston, and he at once re commended me to use Baker's Premium Bitters, which provwl to be the l>est prescription 1 ever tried, and the only medicine 1 ever took to r;?ise me to my health again. My wife also, had suf fered with the same disease and debilitation, to gether with other symptoms. 4c., which she found tne Bitters to give immediate relief. They give a general tone and strength to the whole system. II is with pleasure 1 recommend them lo others J. P. ({UARLES. To Mr. E. Baker, Proprietor. Price 50 cents per bottle. To be had of Oil AS. STOTT A CO., Wash ington. D. G.iCANBY & HATCFI. and SETI1 S. 11ANCE, Baltimore; and by Druggists every where. eo3t |FT* Dr. Hooiland's Celebrate:! German Bitters.?Weak, nervous, depressed in spirits, and a prey to innumerable mental, as well as phy sical evils, the victim lo dyspepsia, is indeed an object of commissural Ion. Yet it is absurd for him to despair. We care not how weak, low, nervous, ana irritable he mav be. the cordial prop erties of HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia, are stronger than the manv-headed monster, which is preying upon his body and mind; and if he chooses to try them, we will insure a speedy cure. See advertisement. je??3m J FT" Premiums at the Fairs?Wliitehursfs still in the ascendant.?The juries of each of the late fairs at Baltimore, Richmond.and New York, awarded their higlitest premiums to J. II. \V. for their superiority of Photograph*., Stereoscopes and Daguereotypcs exhibited. Mr. W.also received two medals at the World's Fair, London, and a premium at Crystal Palace, New York. Also, the first awards of the Maryland Institute for three years past. Wldtehurst's Gallery in this city is on Pa. ave nue, betweeen Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets. feb 17 MARRIED. In the parlor of the Kirkwood House, this morn ing, the 11th instant, at lOJj o'clock, by the Rev B! Sunderland. Mr. T. M. CHEATHAM to Miss S. HALL, both of Virginia. On the 10th instant, ny the Rev. Mr. FinckeB. Mr. RICHARD MlL?DLETON,of Philadelphia, to Miss MARGARET ERB, of this city. Philadelphia ami Baltimore papers copy. DIED. t, WM. ( On the 10th Inst., Mrs. ELIZA MARSHALL, consort of the late James B. Marshall. On the 7th instant, WM. CLARK, in the 50th year of his age. WANTS. WANTED?BY A YOUNG WOM AN a Sit uation as Chambermaid in a private family, or travel with a lady. Application made to No 61) Second street, bet. G st. and Mass. avenue, jy 11?It* WANTED?A MEDIUM SIZED PLAINLY furnished room, with board, in a respectable house, by a man, his wife and child 2}$ years old Breakfast at 8 a. iii.r dinner at 4 p. in. Address "H,"' Star Ofiice, immediately, stating price (which must be moderate) and location, jy 11?It* WANTED?ON RENT, A HOUSE, contain ing ten or twelve rooms, situated lietween 5th and 12th streets west, and Pennsylvania ave nue and G streets north Possession to be given prior to September. Address Box ?>21 City Post Ofllce. jy II?eoSt* WANTED IMMEDIATELY. A TOM FORT able two-story Brick House in th* neighbor hood of the City Hall or Capitol Apply at SCIIWARTZE A SON'S Drug Store, next to U. S. Hotel, Pa ave. jy 10?eo3t WANTED AT BOULANGER'S RESTAU rant.?The subscrilicr wishes to engage a cook, male or female, a female preferred a* there is not much to do in this season. He would also hire an active waiter who has no objection to put his hands lo anything about such art establish ment. J. BOULANGER, G street, near the War D? partment. jy It)?3t WANTED?A PERSON OF GOOD AD dre?s and character, to canvass for subs< ri tier* for the Spectator Enquire at the Spectator otllc-*, over Selden, Withers and Co.'s la<e Uaak 1 g House. jy 9?3t UrANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that they can get a lot 24 feet front by 130 feet de p. for the low prieeof $75?payable 4 >:i month wiiLout interest. Applv at the l niou Land OtUcc 7th street, aliove Odtl Fellows' llall. apVJ8?vim JOHN FOX, Sec. ^???mi it+ BOAEOINQ. Boarding ?mrs. duvall, No. 331 Pa avenue, opposite Browns' Hotel, has several large and desiraole rooms, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which she will rent with board at moderate pricos. She can also accommodate six or eight table l>oarders jy 0?3t* TVOTICE.?FOR RENT?PARLORS AND 11 Chamt?ers, with board. Also^tehleand tran sient board, with a bathing room and shower baths, and even,- attention to render it most agree able to her boarders. Mrs. P. G. MURRAY, Corner Pennsylvania avenue and lj? st. ap23?3m Board, Ac.?mrs. bates,on thes. w. corner of Pennsylvania avenue and !?!h street, is prepired to accommodate gentlemen with rooms, with or without lxiard. Every effort will 'oe made to tender those comfortable who may favor her with their patronage. ap 6?tf By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. VERY VALUABLE BUILDING LOT ON D, near Thirteenth street.?On WED NESDAY AFTERNOON. July Uth. at 6 o'clk, on the premises, 1 shall sell parts of Lots No. 11 and 12, in square 2Ui, fronting about '20 feet on north D street, between 12th nnci 13th streets; run ning back an average depth of about 70 feet. Term#: One third cash ; the residue in 6 and 12 months, for notes liearing interest and secured by a deed at trust on the premises. JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy G?eoAd Auctioneer. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. rpRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE IM X proved and unimproved Keal Estate.? In pursuance of a decree of the Circuit Court of the District of Cotumbia, sitting in chancery, passed in a cause wherein Levin Al. Powell aiid JeannetteC. Powell are complainants, and Wm. A. Bradley, Sydney A. Bradley, Chas. M. Thurs ton, William Thruston, Horatio Gates, Eliza, Jeannetteand Dickerson Phillips Thruston; Sarah Thruston, Charles M., Helen k., and Thomas W. Thruston; Fannie C. Thruston, Jeannette B., Alfred B., and Sydney Thrustou are defendants, the undersigned trustees, appointed under said decree, will proceed to sell at public auction upon the premises, to the highest bidder, (he following described Lots and Houses, situated iu the city of Washington, viz: On THURSDAY, the l'ith day of July next, at 0 o'clock p. m., the whole of square 52s. This square is bounded by Third and Fourth sts., be tween II and 1 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 6 o'clock m, original Lots 6, 7, and n, in Square num red 690. A portion of this property is improved by good substantial houses, the rest is unim proved. On MONDAY, the 16th of July next, at 6 o'clk p. in , lot 16 and part of 19. in square numbered 16. This property is eligibly situated on K street, near the lower Georgetown Bridge, and is im Croved by a well built thre3-story brick House, ack building and stable. The terms of the said sale shall be as follows, to wit: One fourth part of the purchase money shall l?e paid at the tnne of said sale, and the bal ance in equal instalments, at 1, 2, and 3 years, the purchaser to give for said deferred payments his bond, with sureties to be approved by the trustees, or such other security as the trustees shall deem jutticient. If the terms of the sale are not complied with in Tour days, the trustees reserve to themselves the right to 9ell again, at the pun*iiaser's risk and cost All eouveyanee at cost of purchaser 7W B.WEBB, > TrusUes

JOS H. BRADLEY, Jr < lru*ue,? JAS C. McGUIRE, j<j l??lawaw*W,I3,16July Auctions. JTO* BAH AMD EIIT. OOR A LOT ON CAPJTOL HILL. * containing f>,5?8 feet. It can he divided into halve*. Hrioiilreof ^ F, F qi'ERN, ,l" street, near.the Northern Market.. iy 11?2w FQR.KKNT for V' To.* pleasant and desirable Frame ilnuw. No. .>J0, on L street iioith, between sth ami 9th streets, oiic square from the Northern Market Tee rooms are all of good si/.e. and conveniently arranged, pump In ths vard, the l.nck building i* large and newly built of brick. The vard naval Kent mrdcrate. Also, several desirable Buildin.; Lots for sale on liberal time, or lease fur a Icrni of years j,i Linares 21H, ?11, SI/, 4dl, 7?P, TJtt, b;?l, 817. HOI. 924, 955 Apply to JN'd. UKO. VDAMS. Grocer, corner 8th and 1. direct* north. jy II?It* ? AN INVITING IIOME.?Several Ikautiful rooms are offered, with board, on the ple.vant est site in Washington? fine nure :iir, a delightful irospct t, ranging from north to south, some 20 miles. Including the river. Price mtnlcrate. A private parlor can also be had. Apply at No. 555 New Jersey avenue, near and south of the Capitol. jy 10?3t# F^OR RKXT-A FRAME HOUSE, on 14th, between II and 1 streets, containing 0 rooms, kitchen and cellar. For further particulars en quire ot No. 420 two doors north of the premises, jy i>?eotf 4 FURNISHED HOUSE FOR RENT?A ?* *? well furnished House, containing seven rooms and a kitchen, No 280 Ci street, will be rented for a few months. The chief object being to have the 1" taken care of. The rent will be almost nominal. Apply at the ottice of J. C. G. KENNEDY, Corner of 11th street and Pa. avenue. Jy 9?3t*_ f^OI! KENT?'TWO NEW BRICK HOUSES L on N, between 12th and 13th streets They contain two parlors, live chambers, servant's room dining room, kitchon and double cellars, with convenient yards and out houses. The buildings are located in a healthy and rapidly improving part of the city. Rent #21 per month. For fur ther particulars enquire on the premises, jy /?co3t# FOR RENT.?A handsorrclvfjrnisla d House near the Public Department is oflercd for rent. To a responsible tenant the rent will be moderate. The House contains a bath room and gas ilxtures. Enquire on the premises, No. 2<0 il street, jy 5?lm* FOR RENT.?THE BUILDING ON D ST , near the corner of Twelfth, is for rent, either In part, or whole. Apply at the Star otBce. jc 20?tf FOR RENT.?THE BASEMENT OF FOR rest Hall, in Georgetown, and several rooms on the first tloor. Possession given on the 2d ;'f July. The main Hall or Coneert Room is newly benched, and will be rented by the night or season, on moderate terms. II. FORREST, jc to?2w* corner of F and 20th streets. For sale.?a small frame house anil 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. Also, a three-story Brick Hou?e and Lot. No. 5? High street. Georgetown, Ix>t 26 feet front by 16Q feet deejn; will be sold low and on a lon^ credit. WAN TED?A few shares of Georgetown Build ing Association Stock. Apply to E. K. LUNDY, No. 12S Bridge street, Georgetown; or No. 4<>0 E ?,reet. Washington. je 21 tf For rent ?in alf.xandria, va, that large three-story Brick ilouse. 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 bv .Mr. McGone^al. Possession given on the 1st of July. Address LLOYD A CO., Claim Agents, Fifteenth street, opposite the Treasury, Washington, D. C. my Jo?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 hail; 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 l*2th of July. Also, a substantial two-story Bri' k 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 J :dv. Apply to BLADEN FORREST, je 2-j?2w* Corner of F and 20th streets Rents reduced to suit the times. *15(1 a jcarwill be received for the rent of those new and convenient Cottages at Kend.ill Green, with two acres of ground, stable, wood ?shed, and other conveniences attached. Pumps of pure water are near the door, and commmiu at ion is had with Georgetown by way of 11 and Seventh streets and Pennsylvania avenue, morning and af ternoon. at the usual fare, for the accommodation of i lerks in the Department*. To secure the advantage of this great reduction, immediate application must be made to the ui.dersigned, either by letter or at his house at Kendnll Green, after otflce hours, where the keys may be Lad and the houses inspected at an\ tin./. Several of these residenees will 1? sold on libe ral terms. W M. ST IC K N E Y, No. 1, Kendall Green. N. B?Rents paid qua.tcrly in ai?va v i:. ap 0? I^OR REN T?SI?. V ERAF. H AN DSOME PAK lors and Chambers, with Board Also. Table and Transient Boaid. Inquire at Mrs. SMITH S, JJ3 F street. up 9?tf Homes fok-all ? beautifuli.y and healthily located Building Lots, 21 feet front by 130 deep, on graded streets, can. until spring, t?e bought at the exceeding low price of *75, liv able S'l per month. Title indisputable. Union Land Ottice, Seventh stn-et. a'>ove Odd Fellows' Hall. JOHN FOX, Secretary, jan 0?6m JOE NiliLLINGTON has just received Harpers Magazine for J uly Putnam's do do Graham's do do Ladies' (iazette of Fashion do Chamber's Journal do Household Words do * Godey's Lady's Book do New York Journal do SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore, jy 2 Odeon Building. CUMBERLAND COAL.?For sa'.o by the ' cargo or boat load, by HOWARD A POOR, je25?eoOt Alexandria, Va. ?JIC-NIC' BASKETS.?Just opened a variety 1- of Pic-Nic, Traveling, Card, Ottice, Work, Scli'Kil and Toy Baskets. Also, a lot or Fresh Perfumery, from A polios, St. Harrison and J ides tiauel, Philadelphia; Combs, Brushes, Fans, Playing and Visiting Cards, Card Cases, Porte Mouuaies, Jet Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Cages, Music, Musical Instru ments. Stationery, Ac. JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Pa. av., betw. Ninth and Tenth sts. j? 3?t CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER lCliS, for which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, is highly recommended for the above. Will be sent to aiiy part of the District free of charge. Send your orders to 84 Bridge st., Georgetown, jy 2?eotf IjV)R SALE?A LIGHT BUGGY WAGON, one of Watson's very best, no top,* has been run only half a dozen ti mes. 1^, ?. rJ^ It is the completest and verv choicest and best light Wagon at this time in Washington. It will W sold a bargain, as the owner now finds that he has no further use for it. It can lie seen at Andrew Joyce's Coach Factory, on 14th street, south of Pa. avenue. For particulars euquiro at this ottice. jy 2?lw WATCHES. Just received, a large assortment of Ladies and Gentlemen's fine GO I J) WATCHES of every size, style and manufacture. The alnive iB by far the best and cheapest ever offered to our customers. M. W. GALT A bro., 324 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and 10th sts. je 21?tf BANKING HOUSE OF PA1RO fc ftOUKSE, OPPOSITE UNITED STATES TKKA.6U R V . ONDS, STOCKS, AND OTHER SECURI 1 TIES, Purchased and Sold. Interest, at the rate of six per cent per annum, allowed on deposits when left for thirty days or longer. jan 24?6m [No. 538 ] NOTICE OF AN ESTABLISHMENT OF an additional Land Ottice in the Territory of Oregon.?In pursuance of the act of Congress ap proved February 17, 1855. entitled -An act to es tablish an additional land district in the Territory of Oregon." to be called the Umpauadistrict, em bracing all the land lying south or tne fourth stand ard parallel, it is herebydeclared and made known that the land office for said district has been loca ted by the President of the United States at the town of Winchester, in said Territory, until other wise ordered. Given under my hand, at the city of Washing ton this 17th day of May, A. D. 1855. JOHN WILSON, Commissioner of Generai.Land Ottice. may 18?hwuiw B AUCTION SALES. c By J "C. MAGUIRE, Auctioneer ^HA^rERT KALE OF VALUABLE IM proved Krai Eitatr and Mar?ri <?ar<trn. iiy virtt;e ef a decreo of the Court of the District of Columbia for Wa.ihta'jI'Hi county, ucuie In the cause wherein Marv Hoffman, admin istratrix and heir-at-law of Thomas Moore, d? ceased. In complainant. ami Hannah Moore, and Jam?>< Moore, and l?v.ira Ann Moore hit wife, heirs-al-law of said Thomas Moore. deceased, are defendants. No. 1 .(*>; un erv, the*~-ri ner. trustee appointed bv said decree, will sell at public auction. on Tl'fc^UAY, the IWii dav of July, ls>5.?, at 6 o'clock, p. in.. <>n the premises, I lie whole of square No 3i?3. in the city of WJsii :agton. fronting 310 feet on each ?i' ll.h and 12th sireeu west, ud 2tr> feet 2 iu< he# oil each of V and \V streets uorth, And containing about 62,672 square feel of ground, with building*, improve ments and appurtenances. which consist of a well and substantially built two-story brick d?\ lling house and frame Ktable. Ac. The above property is eligibly situated and rap idly enhancing iu value, a:.d ha? be*-n occupitd and cultivated a* a market garden for many year*, is in an excellent condition for that purpose, and with a very short distance of either of the city market?, arid oilers to person* 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, l* and 24 months, to be secured by the purchaser's note, bearing interest froin the dav of the sale, with se curity to be approved by tfie trustee. Upon the full payment of the purchase money and interest, and the ratification of the sab* by the Court, the trustee will convey the property to the |Hurhascr in fee. If the terms of sale are not complied with in si* days .vfter the sale the property will be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser, upoa one week's notice. All convevancintr at expense of the purchaser. CHAS. S. WAl.l.ACH. Tn stee. JAS. C McGUIRE, Je 15?eoAds Auctioneer. |^7" The a hove sale in postponed ia c?>m* quence of the rain, until FRIDAY afternoon, Ju ly 13th, same hour and place. Oil AS S WAl.l.ACH. Xfi stee JAS. C. UcGLIRH, jy 11 ?2t Auciioneer. Iiy GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. \VALUABLE BUILDING LOT on I'>th st. west at Anclieit.?On TUESDAY", the ITtti instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at o'clock p. m., 1 #ot No. I, in Square No. 12,, having a front on 19th st. west of M f.**t inch, running back liki feet 10 inches, between north I) street and New York avenue, con'aiuing ovcr90UU square feet Title iiidisputable. Terms: One-third cash; balance in 3, 6. md 9 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of the sale: A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A JJCOTT, jy 11?d Auctioneers. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. fllWO DESIRABLE DWELLING House* I in the First Ward at Public Sale.?On WEDNESDAY afternoon, July 18th, at6){ o'clk on the premises, 1 shail sell Lot No. 23 in square No. li?7. fronting on north I. street, between l?th and 19th streets west, with the Improvement* con sisting of two good and well finished two-story and attic frame Dwelling Houses, one containing seven and the other ten rooms, with stables, wood sheds, and other necessary outbuildings. Terms: One-third cash ; residue in 0, 12 nnd 18 months, \\ith interest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. JAS. C. McGUIRE. jy 11?eo&ds Auctioneer. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. BOOKS AND BOIND VOLUMES OF Newspapers at Auction.?On Til L*RSDA Y afternoon, July 12tli. at o'clock, at the Auction Rooms. I shalt sell a choice invoice of Hooks, many of them handsomely bound and illustrated Also, a number of Bound Volumes of the Con gressional Globe and Appendix. Union, Intelli gencer. Baltimore Sun, New Y'ork Mirror, Albion Ae. Terms cash. JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy 10?2t Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers. VERY HANDSOME BUILDING LOT ON * 10th street, between G anil II streets, at Auction.?On FRIDAY, the 13th instant, we shail sell, in front of the premise, at 0 o'clock p. m.. part of l.ot No. 14. in Square No. 345. havtnc a front on the west side of loth street west of '.fli ft. Is-tween ti and H streets north, running l?a< k 1U?I fuet, containing 2,?W0 square feet. The als?vi- described property is handsomely lo cjit?d, and in a very rapidly itripro, ing neighbor - , hood. Title indisputable. Terms: One-fourth cash; Ikilance in ??. '2, 1> j and 21 months, for notes Ik-at iug i??.cr*...t l'ltun tuc day of sale. A deal given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, jv 10?d * Alctiiritm. By J C. McCllRE, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF A \ RLl ABLE I-arm situated nl Hall's 4 rcs? Ko.cN.? Iiy virtue of two deeds of trust, duly made and recorded anions the Lind records for Alexandria county. Virginia. <<nd by instructions from the j irtics interested. the snWrilit r will sell at pub lie auction on THURSI) \Y*. J uly i9th, at 12 o'clk in . at the auction rooms, a valuable tnct of land, containing 122 acres, adjoining Hall's Cross Koads said tract Ijein" a portion of the--Glebe Farm," formerly owned bv Gen, J . 1'. Van Ness. It is proposed to divide th?- farin into four lots. ea? h containing a fair portion of open and wood land, and to be --old separately, with the right to one half the growing crop. On;- of the lot* con taining 31 acres, hasagoodsal?st.iiiiial farmhouse, overseer's dwelling, Iwrii. 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, secured by a deed of trust on the premises JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 0?eo&ds Auctioneer. By J C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Laroe and choice collection of Rare and Beautiful Oil raiiitinss at Auction.?On FRIDAY' afternoon, July 13th, at 1^ o'clock, at the Saloon over Farnham's Uook store. c<?rnerof 11th st and Peuna. avenue, 1 shall soli tne largest and Ijest collection of Oil Paintings ever offered for sale in this city, being selections by 11. N . Barlow, Esq., from various galleries on the Continent. Amongst them niay Ik found s|>e c.meas of llolbien, Horn mans. Old Fnwck, donio, l^wis, Sanford. Mason,Sintzanick, Vela* uiiez. Sir Godfrey Ivneller. Vernet, l'oussin, A. Van \\ iilies. Murilla. Shaver, ir., and others. Also, a large and valuable collection of engrav ings, purchased at the sale of the late E. D Ingra hain, l-lsq., Philadelphia. Mr. Harlow has just arrived with a verv valua ble addition to those that have l?een on exhibition, consisting of about seventy choice specimens. The saloon will lie open and the Paintings on free exhibition daily until the sale. Terms : ^l(*l and under cash; over that sum a credit of 00 and 90 days, for saiisfactorilyendorscd notes, bearing interest. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 10?d Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers IjMU R FINE BUILDING LOTS al Auc ' tion?On WEDNESDAY, the 11th ins^ut, we shall sell in front of the premises, at G o'clock p. in., the following valuable Building Lots, viz : Lot No. 2 in Square No. 52, having a front on north G street of 02 feet 2^ inches, between 23d and 2Uh streets, running back to a wide alley, containing o,G92 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 2ith its., containing 7,206 feet. Lot No. 8, square No. 55, fronting 55 feet 10 in. on 23d street west, between II and 1 streets north, containing 4,592 feet. The Sale will commence on Lot No. 2, square 52. Title indisputable. Terms : One fourth cash; balance in 6, 12, and IS months, for notes bearing interest ftom the day of sale. A deed viven and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, jy 6?4 Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. VALUABLE IMPROVED AND LNIM proved Property at Aaction.?On WED NESDAY, the 1Mb inst., we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. ?u., part of Lot No. 14, In Square No. 455, having a front of 2e feet six inches on north G street, running hack 121 feet 3 inches to a wide alley, between 6th and 7th streets west, improved by two brick Houses, 14 by 31 ^ feet, each one story. Terms: gjUtcash; SI,100 payable in monthly instalments of #30 per month,'without interest'; the balance a credit of 6 and 12 months for notes bearing interest, the purchaser to give notes for the deferred payments, pifeperly secured. Also, at 7 o'clock same evening, we shall sell, in front of the premises, Lots Nos. 3 and 4, 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 aUey. Title indisputable. Terms: One-third cash; the balance iu 6,12, and It< months, for notes beariu^ interot lium the day cf sale A deed given and a deed of trust taken GREEN A SCOTT, jy G--d " Auctioneers TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. REPORTrw m tmk Rrnrm star. ' 0^1: ffKtu i-tTKR fro* ri Rori. ARRIVAL OF TAE STEAMSHIP PACIFIC. Detail* of Ibr the Allle* -Their r*?tlUn ao< ?rrleu?ly limmmfrd ?Prepara tion* for nito'.brr Aotult. New York, ju|y ||.?Xhe Auoricnn ticam ship PtdAe arrived here tMs morning at 6 o clock. wikh Liverpool and London date? to Saturday, the 30th ult Auto;ig the passenger* by the Pacific arc Mr. Van Buren and family. Mr-. Commodor Ter ry. and Col Plume. bearer of de?patchc>>. The new?, by this arrival, from the *? at of hostilities, consists wholly <?f the detail* of the recent repulse of the Allies by the Ru?. Mans It appear* that this repulse ha* n?C damaged the Allies scrioutly, and the position of affairs was considered sufficiently tati?fac tory. The latent new* from the Crimea say* that I?rd Raglan was dangerously ill, and asked to be recalled. The total loan of the Allies on the 18th wa* over five thousand men. but the army waa nevertheless in g<m*d spirits and preparing for another aasanlt. The correspondence Is only down to the 14th. No further battles have occurred either on land or at sea. Austria continues to diibaad her army. The Eupli.-h an 1 French reciprocally blamo each other f ?r tho disasters at Scbastopol. Pelisaier'.* dispatchcs state that Sebutopol will soon be completely inverted. Tho Allium retain posNaion of the Roue I T^wcr. the Cemeteries, and the Mamclon Thocholcra had nppcarcd among the French triK>ps. (iortscliakoff's dispat?h*a Ktat-* that th* Al lies' Ore hn<? weakened, and that tho allied troops, whi<h cro.scd the river Tchernaya, bad returned. TIIE LATEST. L"rd Palinerston denies that L^rd Raglac, has asked a re- all. lie had been sick, but was recovering. A dispatch from the Baltic fleet, dated Juno 25. states that Swcaborg had been IntmSardod and the stores thero destroyed. Hang * had also b*en bombarded. The Ku?*ians admit that the Cossack's boat showed a flag of trace, but they feared treach ery. Great movements arc taking place among the Allied squadrons. The East India mail arrived at Marseilles on Friday. Varxa. Thursday?Generals Brown, Pene fathcr and Codrington arc sick. Part of the Foreign Legion had arrived from England. The London Times of Saturday states that the Eui|<cror Alexander is seriously ill. The King of Prussia has also been for somo time ill, and his reign is probably drawing to a close. The dates from Calcutta are to May I9tb# from Ilong Kong to the 10th, and from Canton to the Sth. There is rothing new from India. Trade w is dull and money tight. In many parts of China a famine was pre vailing. C.>uriderable fighting l>etwoen the Insurgent* and lui)M?ri:iliste had taken place, with vary ing succcss. THE MARKETS. Liverpool, June 30.?Cotton?Dcnnist^u k Co.*s circular reports cotton dull, and prk* s ! ?wer during th* curly part of the week; but on Thursday, without any apparent cause, tho market became bicvant, and closed with au active demand at truui former priccs to an ad vance oi" 1 -lt>. Orleans fair. 7|; middling, 6 916; upland fair. flf; middling, 6J. I>rea<i^fuff?Tho authorities vary Maxwell reports wheat and flour n trifle lower, and corn declined 3s. 61.; the mark* t cluing steady. White wheat lis. a 12s. fid.; red 14s. V?J. a lis. Western canal flour. 3V- (d a Mi. 6J.; Ohio, 43*. a 44s., nominal. White corn. 4?*?. n 4K*. 6d ; yellow. 46s. a 46<. tni.; mixed, 46s. 6d a 4<w. Provisions?Richardson. Spcncc k Co quot? beef dull, and prices unchanged. Pork dull. Bacou declined 6d. a Is. Lard advanced Is , with sales at iOs. 6d a 52s. Mojskv Market?Lonoom. June 30?The money market is easier. Consols are quoted at Wit Baring Brothor* quote the London market* generally steady, and unchanged. Iron buoy ant. Welsh rails quoted at X7 a 1.7 lOe. on board ship. Mackerel Fisheries ? Revolt Among the Foreign Legion Recruits at Melville Island. Bustox, July 11.?Late Halifax papers state that an immense quantity of mackerel have been caught, and tho prospects of the fishing butinccs were never better. A detachment of the Koyal Artillery in tho gmison at Halifax have been ordered to tho Ciimoa. The foreign legion gathered at Melville Is land have revolted, and complain strongly of the deception practiced uj>ou them, both by the parties who enlisted them, and also by tho Government. A strong force of the 76th regi ment had been sent to quell the mutiny, and bring the ringleaders to the citadel. Know Vo'.hing Convention.. Hallow f.ll, July II?A largo Know No thing Convention of Kennebec County met hero yesterday. Strong resolutions ^rern adopted against tho national administration and against slavery. Al*o rcoonimeuding tho making of open nominations. Horrible Affair. St. Louis, July 11?Yesterday, a young man named Belsurg, of a good family, whose sister has bocn leading a dissolute life in th<' invited her to take a ride with him into tha country, where he shot her, cmd then, return ing U> his hotel, -hot himself. Convieted of Violating -he Liqnor Law. PorciiKEEMix, Jnly 11?Berberick, tried yesterday before a jury for violating the liquor law by selling lager beer, has been found guilty, and sentenced to pay a fine of $50. PowAsr Kill Explosion. Bos to*, July 11.?The powder mill at Ben nington. New Hampshire, exploded onMonday, killing one man. Baltimore Markets. Baltimore, J?ly 11?Sales of 200 barrels Howard Street fl ur this morning at $9.87). Wheat?Sales of 2,000 bushels new red at $2 20a#2 27; white *2.25a*2.33. Corn is dull with sales of yellow at 95a98e, and white at $1 02aS1.04e. FI?5,.5,,^ILAV,!,|G*?w* have recently . received a large lot of tine French, English, and American ENGRAVINGS, which we are selling off at exceedingly low rat**. . JOHN F. ELLIS, . J*1 ? 3uS Pa avrane. |>ARSO*S ON CONTRACTS vel ?. ' *? Flauder'e Lives aad Timet of the Chief Ju? tices of the Supreme Co?rt of the United State*? IrHt^rie. p FKANCK TAYLOH