Newspaper of Evening Star, July 12, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 12, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAB, PUBLISHED EVERT AFTERNOON* (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) A* tk? St*' Buildtnf*. ?rnt of Ptntwylvmia avenue and Klevtntk street, By W. D WALLACE, WUl be served to subscriber* by carriers at SIX AND a QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents, paper* served la packagss at 97% crate per month. To mall subscriber* the sub scription price U THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year m? adroat#, TWO DOLLARS far tlx months, and ONE DOLLAR for three month*; for less than three months at the rate of l i <4 cents a week ICT SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. THB WEEKLY STAR. rami News J< tainlng a ean be found in any day morning. U*n pvbUahed on Sam Sing* eopy, per annam VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1855. NO. 786. f 1 * to oarae. Five eoples w Ten eoptes I 00 Twenty eopiee 14 UO ICT Cats, ivriauui is itvuca jessstsasys-'' paper Priee?Taaaa Cbbts. PosTKASfaas who aet MI a commission of twenty pet eent. the i of th? DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S UWPAILUe "SCROFULOUS AOTIDOTE," for tk4 Permanent Curt of COXSUMPTIOH and all other form* oj SCROFULO US DISEASES. TH18 Medicine I* prepared by ao eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice In New York city, during winch time he Las constantly used it with the moot unbounded success, and created for It a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of medicine. It acts immediately upon the blood, cleansing it from all scrofulous humors or impurities, renovating and, by its magic paw ers, INVIGORATE THE WHOL.E SY STEM, In proof of which, hundreds of respectable wit nesses from the doctor's private practice have giv en in their testimony, and en treaty hose >ufl.. from any scrofulous affection, to call upon tktm and tattf/y tktmulrts. A Treatise on Scrofulous Diseases can be had grails at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 409 Broadway, and at Drug Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT A CO., Agents for Washington. DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S TASTELESS " LIQUID CATHARTIC." OR, FAMILY PHYSIC. rpHIS is the BEST, CHEAPEST, and MOST 1 EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It Is TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating effect of Pills, Oil, Senna, Ac.,) and pro ducing no griping or other painful effects. Unlike all other purgatives, it searches to the bottom of ih? disease, thoroughly ck-auses the stomach, and laavea the bowels entirely free from costiveness. NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT. Children drink it readily and without forcing, and NO MEDICINE IS MORE HIGHLY RE COMMENDED by the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give it a trial and then judge for yourselves It can be had wholesale andretail at E. H. STA BLER A CO S, Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO.. Washington. D. C. DR WRIGHT S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 409 Broadway, where the doctor can be consulted daily on diseases generally, from U to 9 p. in., without charge. je 13?6m FISCHER'S BAND FULLY ORGANIZED. HAVING now completed all mv arrangements for a first rate BRASS AND COTILLON BAND. 1 am again at the service of the public to attend Excursion Parties, Exhibitions, Parades, Pic Nics, Balls and Serenades. All those in fa vor of citizens' hand are respectfully invited to en courage our enterprise, here in Washington city. P. FISCHER, Leader - P. 8.?This Band, under my direction, is regu larly uniformed, and from a practice of over twen ty years 1 can give satisfaction to every one. Residence, Pennsylvania avenue, north side, be tween Ninth and Tenth streets, first door west of Iron Hall. Orders left with Messrs. Hilbus A Hits punctu ally attended to. may 14?'Jm* PROSPERI'S CORNET BAND. THIS Band is suitable for any and all purposes, and is warranted to give* satisfaction to all those who may l?e pleased to engage them, either as a Brass. Reed, or Cotillon Dan<f Any number of musicians to be had at the short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPER!. Leader, at TaltavcU's Store, opposite the M; rii?e Barracks. N. B?Orders l~ftat IIUbuaA Hltz'sMusic De pot wll^be promptly attended to. may 25?Im GLEN WOOD CEMETERY, Office No. 292 Pa* ave., corner loth atreet, (OVKR THK ?AVt??G*S BAl*.) THIS CEMETERY Is laid out on the plan of the celebrated Greenwood, of New York, and situated on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north of the Capitol?North Capitol street leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Con .Ifress, appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes, making a fee title to the purchaser, and prohibiting all encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which i-> of vast Importance to those who wish their dead to repose where they have placed them, for it has become a custom in all other cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and tnrow the dead promiscously into one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, as uo titles nre given to the ground N.B.?Olttceopen from 10 to 12 o clock a. m , where Pamohlets. containing the Charter, By laws, and a Map of the Grounds, and all other in formation. can be obtained. All orders left with Mr James F. Harvey, No 410 Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je 18?lw CARRIAGES?CARRIAGES. I HAVE now on hand, and constantly finishing, a very large assortment of Pleasure/ and Family CARRIAGES, of the latest) fashions, which 1 will sell as low as the same quality of work can be sold in any of the principal markets of the U uited States The subscriber is now dealing exclusively in Carriages of his own manufacture, and all work a<4d by him will be warranted, and compare favor ably with any work in this market. As I always keep a large assortment, I invite purchasers arid others to examine my stock before purchasing else where. Carriages built toorder. Old Carriages taken in exchange, or repaired at the shortest notice. THOMAS YOUNG, Sign of the Golden Horse, No. 4iW Pa avenue and4)i street may 1?eo3m NEW MILLINERY. MISS THOMPSON has just opened our fourth invoice of Neapolitan. Leghorn, Eng lish Straw Lace, Crape, and other Suinmer^^l Hats l^adies who have not yet supplied themselves are invited to call and make their se lections Also, just received a choice lot of Fans, Silk Mita, fine Silk Gloves. Hosiery, Ac . together with a variety of articles not necessary to enumerate, and to all of which we invite attention. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, Fancy Dealers, No. 310 Penna. avenue. je*? FOR POOR AND laboring MEN. ALL BUILDING LOTS of 10 feet or more, In various parts of the City, and Georgetown, at low pnees. and terms to suit. LLOYD A CO. BUILDING STONE, ? wsale. deliverable at the Canal, or Wharvea, In Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria LLOYD A CO. il*h street, opp Treasury Department. Jy?-ly important to persons breaking LP 1IO C Si EK EE PINO. PERSONS removing from the city and wishing to dispose of their I-'nrniture and Housekeep ing Uten-.il*. Ac., without the trouble of sending them to public auction, can do so by calling on us at our store. Ul? Pa avenue, corner of tftb street, as we are prepared to buy all such goods as may be offered Housekeepers and others will do well by calling on us, as we will pay the highest cash prfcea for ?L such goods. WALL, BARNARD A CO. * 317 Pa. avenue^ GREAT BARGAINS IN LADIES'. GENTS', MISSES', A CHIL DREN S BOOTS ANDSHOES ?The? subscriber has removed to the More on theB^Ja c*>ruer of Twentieth utreet and Penusylva-f tua aveuue, where he i% selling his present wsil-asMorw-d siock of 11* >oTS <k SHOKS at great ly reduced prices. All i*ersons in want of those articles will tind it to their advantage to call before purchasing elsewhe*e. AH.SLOAN, Corner of 20th *reet and Penna. avenue, may 1?3m Philadelphia lager iieer depot, Pa. avenue. bttw<'n 4^ and OlA sit. \ATF' have at all time?, ?he best I'HILADEL " ' PHIA LAGF.R BEER on hand, and offer tt bow for sale for jjU per keg, and in quart bottles for 01 so per dozen. We send the beer free of cost to all parts of the ^ Many phyaVlans have rerxunmendid this beflras coe of the best remedies fo? weak stom achs Je 1^?1 m* T>ersons with defective vision ? are invited to examine my extensive stock of all kinds of SPECTACLES and EYE GLASS E8. Glasses of any kind, such as Cataract. Para bola, Periscopic. Double Concave, Double Con vex and Colored GLassea, put In at ahort notioe, with great care, and persons in want of glasaua may be sure to j^et those which benefit the eye. ITT" Clrouiarn ?? Defec?tv Vision'' gratis at H HF V KKIj'S 300 Pa. avenue, bet.Vth tad an. fUtHl . | JOtt.N K. KLVAXt. WILLIAM THOMPSON. ELYANS A THOMPSON, DKA.LKRS IN HARDWARE, COACH TRIMMINGS, fto., Nt. 326 Pennsylvania avenue, bttteien Ninth and Tenth iti, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver. Albata and IMlver Ha ted. T?. Table and Dessert Spooks Carvers and Forks, Steels. Knives with and with out Forks Brass, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, Sad Irons Maalin and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnaces, Grid irons, Ovens. Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage, Closet. Cupboard, Chest, Till, Pad and 'frunk I?ocks Shuttle. Door, and Blind Hinges, Screws, Cut and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad s Shutter Screws and Stubbs, Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Moss, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venitian Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furniture Nails Glue. Coffin Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes, Saws, Drawing Knives. Spoken haves, Chisels and Gouges. Plane Irons Augers, Braces and Bitts, Boring Machines, Ham mers, Hatchets. Devels Bevels, Squares, Guages. Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS' GOODS. Black and Bright Springs, Axles. Felloes, Shafts, Spokes, Hubs. Bows, Poles Sleigh Runners, Slivered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Curtain Frames, Lamps. Inside Linings, Lining Silks. Damask. Seaming Cords Tufts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laces, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather, l>ash Leather, Ae. ELVANS A THOMPSON, je 1?6m 3*26 Pa. avenue. CANAL PACKET LINE TO POINT OF RO< KS. THE Canal Packet CONGRESS having been thoroughly repaired and put< in first rate order (the mfiehinervil being removed and horse power substituted) cou tintws making her regular trips between George town and the above place. The B<?t will leave the wharf of W. H. A H. G Ritter for Point of Rocks on MONDAYS, WfcD N ESDAYS and FRIDAYS at? o'clock a nt: and the Point of Rocks for Georgetown on TUES DAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at the same hour, stopping at theditt'erent landings along the line for the reception and landing of passengers and freight, going and returning. . The Boat will leave Georgetown at 7 o'clock a in., and arrive at the head of the Great Falls at 11, Seneca at 1. Edward's Ferry Monocaey 5%. Knowlan's Ferry 6, and Point of Rocks at 7 o'cl'k f> m. Returning, leave Point at 7 a m . Know an's Feiry at 7)$, Monocacy *. Edward's Ferry 11. Seneca 1. Great Falls . and arrive at George town at 7 p m. Passage through either wav ?-2 Meals *orved regularly on board the l?oat at nvxl erate prices. ClIAUl.ES MERRILL, Capt. je 'iS?dtf PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GI NGER WINE \f A N U F AC T I'RKD KUOM FRENCH lfJL GRAPES. GREEN JAMAICA GINGER. SEVILLE ORANGES. Ac ?This delicious bev erage becomes the greatest favorite wherever it Is introduced. It Is equally palatable, more whole* some, and not half tne price of other foreign wines. Manv phvsicians use it exclusively, ana recom mend it to all troubled with Flatulency. Dyspep sia. Debilitv. Cramps. Diarrhea and 'Dysentery. Persons subject to Chills, or living in districts 'where Ague or Cholera prevails, find its occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. Mixed with a little Iced-waler It forms the most refresh ing and wholesome cooling drink in warm weather that can l>e taken. Price 50 cents per bottle, !? j per dozen. N. B. Country Druggists, Grocers, Ac.., find this Wine an advantageous addition to their stock, it's a first rate article, sells well, and gives great satis faction. Agents. STOTT A CO., Washington; PEEL A STEVENS, Alexandria; C1SSEL, Georgetown; J. BALMER, Baltimore. jy tf ~~ DENTISTRY. RB DONALDSON, Dentist, late of the firm of Hunt A Donaldson, continues to. manufacture and insert those beautiful] Krcelaln teeth, with or without guins. ? specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was awarded the first premium at the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held in this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is so perfect as to deeeive the most prac tised eye. Particular attention also paid to filling and pre serving the natural teeth. Charges moderate, and all operations warranted. Office southwest corner of Seventh^nd D street*. Eentrance on D inar '21?bm DENTISTRY. DR. MUNSON respectfully calls public atten tion to his new, patent and great ly IMPROVED method of setting Ar-J tificial Teeth, with Continuous Gum. the very PERFECTION OF THE ART This style or Teeth has the following advantages over all others, viz: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vieing with Nature in these respects, and in some others excelling. Public inspection ^respectfully solic ited ^ Please call and see specimens CAUTION ?No other Dentist in the District of Columbia has a right to make this style of teeth. N. B ?Teeth constitutionally healthy, plugged and warranted for life. ()ifice and house No "208 E street, near the cor ner of Penna. avenue and 14th street ap SM?tf _______ A CARD. MRS. E. PHILLIPS, No. 401 Sixth street, between G and II streets, desires to inform the citizens of Washington and vicinity, that she is now prepared to give instructions on the PIANO FORTE. She has taught music in some of the principal cities of the Union and ha.s testimonials showing that she is fully com petent to discharge the duties of her profession to the satisfaction of those who may favor her with their patronage. Terms: 810 for '24 lessons, at her residence, or f 1*2 at the residence of her pupils. je 1*2?eo3m* LAW PARTNERSHIP. Robert j walker and louis janin have formed a co-partnership under the firm of 4,Walker A Janln, for the management and argument of cases In the Supreme Lourt of the Uulted States, and before the Court of Claims at Washington City. Address Washington, D.C. may 10?eo3m [No. 540 J Notice of the discontinuance of the United States Land Office at Detiance, in the State of Ohio ?Notice is hereby given tbat in pursuance of law. and in view of the report of the land officers at Defiance, Ohio, that the va cant land in said district is reduced below one hundred thousand acres, the Seerttaiy of the In terior ha* directed tbat said land otlice at Defi asce be discontinued ; and that the lands remain ing unsold at the time of the discontinuance ?>e made subject to sale and entry at Chii.lh otiie, the only remaining land office In the Statk or ^ Lands remaining unsold and unappropriated by law and subject to private entry at the land office office now discontinued, will cease to be subject to entry at said office from the date of the receip* of this notice by the register and receiver thereof, ?nd the land officers at Ohillicothk wiU give public notice of the day on which they will be prepared to receive applications for entries of any such land s at thpir (itUctl. JOS. ?V 1 ? Acting Commissioner Uen'l Land Office, je *23?lawftw REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBING AND UAS eittino DEPOT. THE subscriber respectfully annoonees to his friends and the public In * received the first lot of *he celebrated D^ DOUBLE ACTING SLCTION AN l> FOKt-E PUMP, which received the SILV ER M^.OALaf the late Fair of the Metropolitan Mechanics lnsM tute, and Is now prepared to furnish a-i \* ho may favor him with a sail . His .toek of GAS FIXTURES are unsurpassed In the District. . ? With his corps of eompstent workmen he prides himself to fill any orders in the PLl MBINu AND GAS-FITTING line with promptness ami den*Whw work done warranted to give coynplefe 1 * JVHlN I*i ?OPMC 9% at. taU F# IWti NATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, WAIHISQTOS, D. C. THE thirty-fourth annual course of Lectures will commence on MONDAY, the22d of October, 1656, and end on the 1st March, IS56. ?ACCLTY. Thomai Mill**, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. Wm. P. Johnston, M. D., Professor of Obstet rics, and Diseases of women and children. Joshua Riley, M. D., Professor of Materia Med ica. Therapeutics and Hygiene Jmo. Fred. Mat, M. D., I?rofe*sor of the princi ples and practice of suiverv. Grafton Tyi.kr. M. D., Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical med icine. Lewis H. Stkiner, M. D., Professor of Chemis try and Pharmacy. Edward M. Scott, M. D., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M. D.,Dka* Like most similar institutions In Europe, the desks from which the regular lectures are given, and the words for clinical instruction are under the same roof, The entire expense for full course lectures. .$90 00 Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator? 10 00 Matriculating fee, payable only once 5 00 Graduating expenses 25 00 Admission to t ne medical and surgical clinic with out charge. The lectures will be given In the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling those engaged In busi ness during the morning nours to attend. For further Information address THOMAS MILLER, M. D , Dean of the Faculty. N.B ?Medical students desiring situations as resident student in the Washington Infirmary, (which is the clinical department of the National Medical College.) are requested to make applica tion by letter to Joshua Riley, M. D., Curator of the Washington Infirmary, who will give any in formation that may be desired. It is unnecessary to state the great advantages of a residence in a "hospital for clinical instruction. Those making early application will have prece dence. Six are to be clioson before the 1st of Oc tober. jy9?eotNovl 100,000 COPIES!! Steamboat Disasters on the Western Waters, and Steamboat Directory. THE U ndersigned have now in course of pre pa - ration a new STEAMBOAT _ ,*!>- "" DIRECTORY, which will be Is sued in October next; fhe book wiiTcoWtain over two hundred pages, illustrated in the best style, and neatly bound in a durable manner. It will BK ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING BOOKS EVER published, and will be a book that will be inter esting to all classes of people. The STEAMBOAT DIRECTORY will contain a complete list and description of all the Steamboat* now all<?at in the Western and Southern waters The length, model s|*>ed. power and tonnage of each boat, where and by whom built, the name of the boat, with the trade she is in. Also, the names of Captains and oilicers. her age, Ac., Ac. The Directory will con tain a History of Steamboats and Steamboatiii" on the Western waters, since the application or steam; also, a sketch of the first boat built for the Ohio River. with the name of the builder, com mander and owiifr. The RIVER DIRECTORY will contain a list ami description of all the steamboat disasters that have occurred on the western and south ern waters, beautifully illustrated, with a list U9 ALL THOSE WHO HAVE PF.R 1SIIED BY TRElR burnino, si nkino and Fxri.oDiNo. on the West ern and Southern waters. The Directory will contain Maps of the Ohio, Mississippi. Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas. White, Red, < >uachita, Yazoo, and other llivers, with the Towns and Cities laid down, with correct distances; also, many other K iver and Commercial Items cf interest to thepeo ple at large. The book will contain the cards of 'he various U. 8. Mail Boats, with the trade they are in. A Ac. The Directory will also contain a complete list of all tire responsible Steamboat Licensed Otlicen*. their pieces of residence. Ac.. &>?.: the new Steamboat I.aw, its requirements, with commeuts, showing wherein it ben*fits the inromp't'nt ajjicer, ana injure< the comvetenl j rffirtr, Ac., Ac., and all the important II. S. Su preme Court Steamboat Decisions up to date; the Kates and imj?ortant Commercial Privileges, Bills of Lading, important Decisions of the various 1. \ S. Courts in regard to Freighls Lost and Damaged, j Ac.. Ac.; with many other things of interest. The Directory will l>e illustrated in the best ' stvie, and printed in the best manner The au thor has for six years been ga'hering together all the fa< ts and items in regard to the numerous steamboat disasters on the Western and Southern waters^ and now intends publishing them in book ' form. The price of the work will be put at the low sum of One Dollar. Ten thousand copies will 1 he issued for the boatmen ; all others desirous of subscribing, will have to do so at once, as none will be printed unless ordered in advance. The work is destined to have a circulation of over EIGHTY THOUSAND copies, as the publishers are receiving large numbers of subscribers, per 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 Ootol?er, and will be an ornament to the parlor as well as steam boat. By remitting One Dollar (post paid,) you will receive a copy of the above work. All communications and letters should be ad dressed to JAMES T LLOYD A CO . Post Office Building, Cincinnati, Ohio. iy T?1m SEWING MACHINE AGENCY. Til E undersigned, haviug been appointed sole Agent for the sale of Wheeler, Wilson A Co s Sewing Machines in the District of Columbia, re spectfully notifies the public that he is prepared to furnish anv number that may be ordered at short notice, and to guarantee the instructions that may he necessary to enablethe purchasers to work therii to their emire satisfaction, aud to keep them in perfect order. These admirable machines, having uniformly received the highest premiums wherever they have t>een exhibited, can be confidently relied on to do all the varieties of family sewing, as well as those of tailors, clothiers, shirt makers, mantuamakers. Ac. As these Machines have been successfully and satisfactorily used by several families in this city for some months past, to whom the advertiser can refer those who may aesire further information iu regard to them, he deems the high reputation which they sustain in the Northern cities now ful ly established here also. The price for a Machine, complete in all respects has been reduced to $100. P. J. STEER, Washington Place, Seventh street. Jy 7?3taw2w BRILLIANT SAILING MATCH. THE lovers of this l?eautiful and entertaining sport are hereby informed that the sub scriber contemplates getting up, on the 25th^j?B July, if practicable, a GRAND REGATTA Two chased Etruscan Silver Goblets will con stitute the priies. The most valuable to be award

ed to the most rapid boat in the race. The next best to bear off the second premium The match is to be between boats belonging to Washington, Georgetown and Alexandria. Boats having decks over 25 feet are ineligible to entry. The proprie tors of boats must bear in mind that they cannot enter any boat not owned in the above places at this time. Many boat owners are now prearing for the sport to take place on the 25th July. and. from the apparent interest taken, it promises to be one of the most entertaining and reektrcke affairs ever l*-fore offered to the lovers of boat chasing in this citv. The following craft have already entered for the ; contest: KNOW NOTHING. WILL WATCH, (the light-heeled craft that j bore off the pitcher last season triumphantly.) SKIMMER. MARTHA. GEN F-RAL JACKSON. , A large and beautiful steamer will be chartered j for the occasion, in order to afford all who desire to witness this beautiful sail an opportunity to be hold all its various incidents. Owners of boats, and others, desiring to enter their craft, or learn the manner and intention of , the Regatta, or terms of entrv. can be gratified in any manner bv calling at the'City Restaurant, cor ner of Pennsylvania avenue and '13th street Fort Washington will be the distance designed by the undersigned and returning to the point of starting. Price of entry to depend upon the number of con testants. Wnl. L. JONES, City Restaurant, cor. Pa. nv. and 13th tf jeBQ?fewtf BIUTTANNIA AID PLANISHED WARE. TEA and Coffee Urns, Coffee Groques, Coffee Biggins, Coffoe Filter*. Coffeepots, Teapots. Tea Sets, Egg Boilers, Chaling Dishes, Imperial Dish Covers, Soup Tureens, Castors, Pitchers, Cups, Lamps, Candlesticks, Seuar Lamps, Spit toons, Ac ., st the Hburfekeeper's Furnish 1 ngStprs, SU mW. oeo. rKA?ftrt. EXCUBSI0N8, Ac. FIRST GRAND MOONLIGHT EXCURSION AND PIC NIC or THE GOOD WILL CLUB, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, On THURSDAY, JulT 19, IMS. THE members of the Club take great pleasure In announcing to their friends and the public In general that they, have chartered the Steamer GEOT lN'GTON, and will give their first Grand Excur sion and Pic Nic to the White House Pavilion on THURSDAY, July 19, 1855 A superior Bra_st and String Band has been en gaged tor the occasion. Refreshments and Suppef will be furnished by an experienced Caterer. Omnibuses will leave the corner of I4th st. and the Avenue, comer F and 7th streets, and the Cap itol at 1 u o'clock, to convey passengers to the boat and will also be at the Wharf on the arrival of the boat Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gentle man and ladies: to be had of the members and at the boat on the day of the Excursion. The Boat will leave Georgetown at 1, Washing ton at 2, Navy Yard at and Alexandria at 3 o'clock. Committte of Arrangcmtmto. L Thomas. Wm. El wood, 8. Moran, G. Dubant, J. Franklin. Jy 5,12,17 GRAND FIBEMENS' CLUB, & CIVIC EXCUBSIOW, TO THE WHITE HOUSE. The vigilant fire company, of Georgetown, will give their An- m t nual Excursion to the White Houv Pavilion, on MONDAY next, the 16th instant, the tine Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON having been chartered for the occasion. The Boat will leave Georgetown at S# ; Wash ington at 9: Blagden's Wharf at . and Alexan dria at 10 o'clock a m ; returning before dark. Prosperi's Band has been engaged for the occa sion. Dinner and Refreshments will be served by an experienced caterer at city prices. The Company pledge themselves to make the excursion one or pleasure to all who may favor them with their company. Tickets ONE DOLLAR, admitting a Gentle man and Ladies?to be had of either of the com mittee or at the boat. Committee of A rrnng' men it. E. S. Wright, n.Rodier, Jno. Shackelford, J no. Foley, II. O. Reaver. jy 9?dtd GRAND FIREMENS' AND CIVIC MOONLIGHT EXCURSION WESTERN HOSE COMPANY. 'pHE WESTERN HOSE COMPANY respect -1- fully announce to the citi/.ens of _ ** Washington, Georgetown and Alex-1 andria. that they have chartered theswirtand splendid Steamw GEORGE WASHINGTON fur an Excursion, on MONDAY AFTERNOON, July '23d. to the White House Pavilion. The l out will leave Georgetown at 1# o'clock: Washington at 2; Navy Yard at 2#; Alexandria at 3; returning she will leave the White House at a seasonable hour, and touch at the al>ove place*. The Committee have made the most extensive arrangements to render this excursion one of the most pleasant of the reason. The Refreshment department will be conducted by a comjwtent and accommodating caterer, Wm CO KB. Fisher's Band has been engaged for the occa sion. Should the day prove unfavorable, the excursion will l>e (HwtpoiK d until further notice. Ticket* ONE DOLLAR, admitting a Gentle man and Ladies?to l?e had of any of the Commit tee, or at the boat on the day of the excursion. Committee. Edmund ITenlr, Jas. Llnklns, F. Holttman jy ?i?cotd* 4LL STRANGERS / V visiting the City should see Hunter's Cata logue of the curiosities of the Patent Oliice. Al so, bis Description of Powell's Great Pictures. HUNTER is to be seen at 456 Ninth street, may 31?3m* COLUMBIAN COLLEGE, Washington,D C. Rev J G. Bin*kt, D. D..President and Profes sor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy. William Ruggles, LL D., Professor of Mechan ical Philosophy and Astronomy. Rev A. J. Hcktihotom. A.M., Professor of the Greek and Latin Languages. Chables C. Jewett, A^VI., Professor of Rhet oric and Belles Lettres. Lewis H Steinkr. A.M., M.D., Professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy. E. T Fristoe, A M., Professor of Mathematics. William E. Jillso.h, A.M., Professor of Modern Languages R. C Foe, A. B , Tutor In the Greek and Latin Languages J. G. Nash. A.M., Teacher of the Preparatory De partment. Til E next session begins on the last Wednesday in Sentemlier, and continues nine months, until the last Wednesday in June. Candidates for admission may be examined on Monday and Tuesday preceding the opening of the session The regular College Course requires four years for the degree of A. B Those wishing to do so may omit the ancient languages and pursue a scientific course three years for the degree of B.P. An ad vanced course is also provided for the degree of A. M. Students may pursue anv particularbranches where they can do so profitably, and will take suf ficient studies fully to occupy'their time, and re ceive a certificate of actual attainment. A Preparatory Department is established under the general supervision of the Faculty, with an able and experienced teacher, and special attention will be given to fitting pupils to enter College With a full and able Faculty, students are with confidence invited to the usual'benefit^ of our best institutions, with those advantages peculiar to the seat of the General Government. Circulars, with all needed information, may be received by applying personally or by letter to the President. jy 7?2aw3w NOTICE TO THE CREDITORS OF HALL ABROTHER. BARL'CH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac Hall, having on the 28th day of February, 1855, assigned to the undersigned all the stock in trade and debts of the firm or Hall A Brother, to be applied to the full satisfaction of certain debts, liabilities, and engagement* of said firm of Hall A Brother, and the surplus to pay and distribute rateably among such of the remaining cred itors of said firm as shall within six months ftom said 2hth day of February. 1?S5, execute and de liver to said Barurh Hall full and absolute re leases of all indebtedness to them respectively by said Barucb Hall, surviving partner as aforesaid. Notice Is therefore hereby given to such credi tors of said firm of Hall A Brother, or said Baruch Hall, surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the Iteueilt of said assignment to execute and deliver to said Baruch Hall full and absolute releases as aforesaid, within the period of six months from said UHh day of February, l^Ja RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee, je 11?eotAug2^th SPECIAL NOTICE. WE would respectfully inform all persons hav ing accounts with us that tbev are all made off. and'those that are not called for will be ren dered in full to 1st July, when we very reasonably exjioct and most earnestly request that they will come foi ward and close them without giving us the trouble of calling a second time. In connection with this notice, we take this op portunity of expressing our thanks to those friends and customers who have so liberally and prom|>tly patronized us during the past six months, aud nojie for an increased continuation of the same by giving our personal and strict attention to busi ness, and conducting it ui>on fair andccrrect prin ciples. COLI.EY A SEARS, 523 Seventh street, 3 doors north Pa. av. je 25?eo6t WATCHES, JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, ft. M. W. GALT A BRO. are constantly receiving large invoices of the above, tud ofl'eT every article in their line at the lowest rates. GOLD AND SILVER WORK of every de scription made to order, such as TESTIMO NIALS, richly embellished^ with appropriate de signs, SILVER TEA SETS, DINNER SER VICES, Ac. Precious Seonee est In every style, however elab orate. ARMS, CREST?, MOTTOES, tf , eut oa stone. M W GALT A BRO , 391 Pa. av., between Ninth and Tenth sts. PR SONS ON CONTRACTS, vsl 3. F lander's Llvee and Times of the Chief Jus tices of the Supreme Court of the Unitsd Stafcjs first seffss. PJHA^CK TAYLOR. EVENING STAR. 8AXUEL BBADY AND COBHPLAHTEB. ? LEG END OP THC ALLBQHA3Y HI VIS Many of the wild legends of border strife and Indian barbarity that hare been enacted along the short* of the Alleghany and Ohio, have sever been rescued from the dim and fa ding remembrances of a past age. But occa sionally a story of thrilling interest is snatched from the lingering record* of the red man The story i am about to relate I received from an old Indian pilot of the Alleghany. It was many years ago. when that stem old chief Cornplanter (whose remains now repose in si lence and loneliness on the banks of that beau teous river he loved so well) was in his glory. His tribe roamed over the dense and unbroken forests along its banks, fearless, unmolested, and free. Iiis people were hostile to the whitea, and never lost any opportunity to lie in ambush and seize the lonely voyager as he descended the river, and consign him to the stake and the torture. But the watchful, shrewd, and deadly foe of Cornplanter and the whole '-tawny race ' was the indomitable and fearlessCapt. Samuel Brady. This veteran pioneer and Indian hun ter was one of those noble specimens of the hardy foresters who plunged fearlessly into the interminable forests that then overspread so large a portion of the Western States. Like Daniel Boon, Lewis Wetsel, Simon Kenton, and others, who made Indian hunting a pastime, his deadly hate of the Indian, ana his burning pssslon for hunting them down, amounted to a monomania. This hatred was in consequence of the wrongs they had inflicted on his family?his father, Captain John Brady, and his brother having fallen victims to the tomahawk and scalping knife. The scene of the present .-tory is at a placo known to boatmen and raftsmen as "Brady's Bend," and where now the noise and bustle of a new manufacturing town called the "Gre*t Western" resounds along the shores that then echoed only to the whoop of the savage or the panther's scream. It is a bend in the Tiver, of nine miles in length, and is sometimes called the "Nine mile Uend," and is scarcely half a mile across the neck. Here in this bend Cornplanter, return ed from pome successful inroads upou the whites, had secured several prisoners, by ty ing them to as many tires, while his swarthy and hideously pointed followers were bu^y in making preparations for the faggot and the torture. Tfce s'ake was crected and the faggots pre pared with ali tho coolness and refinement of Indian barbarity. It was a beautiful even ing; the sun was ju^t sinking behind the lofty hill upon the op}x>sitj rhore. Calmness had throwu its oily wand ujhiu the Alleghany's crystal tide, and it slept The full, round, moon. just bursting through the tree tons be hind tbem sailed calmly through the distant blue, and ca-t its mellow beams upon the sleeping river, and danoed upon its placid bo som. The melancholy note of the whip-poor-will from the adj >ining thicket fell sweetly uj?ou the ear. The victims were unbound and led forth to the place of torture. At this moment, a voice, high up among the frowning rocks that loomed out 1'r 'in the thick hemlocks that crowik tho hill oppo.-ite, hailed Cornplanter in tho Indian tongue, informing him thai ?? he was an Indian warrior, just retarded from the war path with a goodly Lumber of prisoners." Ho desired that the cere monies of the tor ture might be suspended until he cou'd f>rd the river and join them, when they would cel ebrate the occasion with unusual demonstra tions of savage rejoicings. To this Cornplan ter consented. Tin- flames that had been Kind led were extinguished, and the prisoners again bound to the trees. In the meantime, Brady, for it was he who had deceived the wild Indian, with a body of men moved .silently up fhe river to a placo known as " Truby's Ripple," and there ford ing the river, drew his men up across the neck of the bend, and moved noiselessly down upon the savages. So cautious was his approach that the Indians were completely cut off from retreat before they became alarmed. Bradv's men hemned them in from behind, while the Alleghany rolled in front. The first intimation to the savages of his approach was communicated by a deadly discharge from his unerring rifles. The Indians fought with des paration. but were overpowered; all were killed or taken prisoners save the chief, Cornplanter, who, finding himself alone, plunged into the river, and swam for the other shore. Being a good swimmer, he remained several minutes under water, but as he rose for breath, he was greeted with a shower of bullets In this way, alternately swimming under wator as long as he could hold his breath, and then rising to the surface, ho escaped unhurt, and reaching the other shore in safety, socreted himself behind a large standing rock The prisoners were of course unbound, and all joined in the jollifications and joy at the timely and unlooked for release. The rook that shielded Cornplanter from Brady's bul lets was pointed out to mo by the old Indian, in a recent trip down this river. It is known as " Cornnlanter's Rock." The old Indian guvo me the story with a sad and dejected countenance, in broken English. "Alas! what a change! Where then the sheeny tide of the beauteous Alleghany parted only to the swift-skimming birchen canoe and echoed to the wild voices that came out of the dense, dark forest, now is heard the shrill whistle of the steam-pipe and tho rushing of the mighty steamer. \\ here the tawny sav age then reclined upon the shady banks from his pursuit of the deer, the panther, and the bear, or rested from the war-path, is now the scene of life and activity. The tall old forest has receded from beforo the advance of civilization, and given place to farms, beautiful villas and bustling towns. The Indian, too, has passed away; but a few. and they but miserably decaying relics of what they once were, are now occasionally seen, the descendants of the proud race that once could call these hills, and groves, and rivers all their own. Alas! in the language of the poet: " Chieftains and their tribes have perished, Like the thickets where they grew." PnrJlsANT Sport.?It is stated that a noted M. 1>. of Indiana has recently created quite u sensation among members of the modical pro fession in that section, by hi3 success in trap ping tape worms. He has invented a gold trap less than an inch in length, and about a quarter of an inch in diameter. A bait is laced within the trap, and after tho patient as fasted several dnys. the apparatus is low ered by means of a string down the throat of the patient The worm, which is supj>osed to be hungry, pushes the trap to seise the bait, and is instantly caught; and the operator feel ing a bite, pulls on the string, and draws out trap, worm and all. The invention has been patented ut Washington.?Rochester Dtm. Thb Fourth is Canada.?The Fourth of July celeuiation at Hamilton, C. W., was something entirely new in Canada, and forms a new epoch iu the history of the "Provinces." A sumptuous repnst was served up, and some si* or seven hundred persons partook of it. Toasts were drunk, opening with "The day we celebrate," followed by others to the "Queen," "Governor General of Canada" and "The President of the I'nited States," aU of whieh were resjamded to by speeches. pyr* " Ah, John, you won't have me fameh longer. 1 shall never leave this bed alive." " Please thyself, Betty, and thee will pleaee me," returned John, witu equanimity. " I have been a good wife Do yo?. John," < ? j persisted the dying woman. " Middlin', Betty, middlin'," ie?pouded the aiMttef-of-fwt kuibap4. < I War Spirit 1b Ruma A private letter {rem fit Petersburg to ??ne of the editor# of this paper, prassnt- a vivid picture ??f affairs at thai eapii*l, We do But sympathise in the strong RoasUn fcPltngs of tie writer, but we pre our reader* the fol lowing extract, as it affords a ghmpee from the seat of war. The letter is dated June 4th "I have n<>w been here three week*, and aeon many thing* to interest me. I hare been well received wnerever 1 have been; and las sura you that I am a* much a Russian a< I was before I left the United States As for the war, there appoars to be but one feeling , here among all. and that ieto fight it oat. Tne nation it with the Emperor, and is resolute nev er to jield to the demands of the allies Eve rything her* is military, and in preparation for war. A day or two since I went to the Foundling Hospital, and there found a largo number of females making bandages, and oth ers scraping lint for the soldiers that are wound* ed. I saw a letter from a surgeon at Sebasto Ei>l. saying that the battUof the night before ad added sixteen hundred to their wounded. Day before yesterday I went down to Crons tadt on board a steamer that took a large par ty in a pleasure excursion to see the allied Seat, which lies about five miles from the forts. We sailed all around the forts and tha men of war, which are placed ta defend tha town. I was told that tnere ware a hundred thousand men on board tha skips and in tha forts. The scene was highly exciting As ws swept overtfee water, the band played stirring national airs, and the multitude on board burst forth in repeated cheers to the forts and ships, which were echoed back in loud hurrahs frem the sailors on the ships, and the soldiers in tha forts, while in the distance we oould distinctly see the allies taking down their snars and top masts. preparing for battle. As I was gacing at the magnificent array, an old gentleman standing by me. who could speak English, said, with much feeling. ''What a scene' Hera wa are on a pleasure party, sailing ever the water that must soon be red with so much blood. 1 cannot enjoy it." (* An attack is new hourly expected I kave made arrangements to go at once to a hill about three miles from the scene of action, where I can sec every shot that is fired I do not want an attack to take place, but if there is to be one. I want to see it I will write you a full account of it as soon as possible. My own opinion is that the Allies will be beaten, but it may be because 1 want to have them, or because I am not a good judge of the mat ter. How long I shall bo detained here 1 can not tell. I mi'.y leave for home by the first of July, though 1 now think of taking a trip to Odc?sa. Theodosia. and Scbastopol. to look at a route for a railroad. This would keep mo here until November. At first 1 found it very difficult to get about without an interpreter. But now I can ask for everything 1 wish in Russian. and I think, if I should stay her? three or four months. I could speak it very well."?JV. Y. Evungelitt. Makv Redmo.xd.?Mary Redmond wa* tha daughter of a patriot somewhat distinguished among his neighbors in Philadelphia. M tny of her relatives were loyalists; and she w^a playfully called among them " the black-eyed rebel." She was accustomed to assist several women whoae husbands were in the American army, to procure intelligence. Tho despatches were usually sent from their friend? by a boy, who canied them stitched in the hark of bis coat. He came into the city bringing provis ions to market. One morning, when there wm some reason to fear he was suspected, and his movements watched by the enemy. M iry un dertook to get the papers in safety from him. She wont, as usual, to the market, and in a pretended game of roups, threw her shawl over the boy's head, and thus secured tha prise. She hastened with the papers to her anxious friends, who read them t>y stealth, after the windows had been carefully closed. When the news came of Burgoyne's surrender, and the whig women were secretly rejoicing, the sprightly girl, not daring to give vent openly to her exultation, put her head up tha chimney and gave a shout for Gates. Useless as Brrroxs?It had been the practice among the attendants of divine wor ship in one of our down East churches, for some of the youth to flatten out pewter but tons, and pass them into the contribution box. The old Dominie at length felt it his duty, in justice to his pocket, to check the growing avil. * " My dear friends." said he, 44 some of yoa are in the habit of flattening the eye of metal buttons and contributing thereof to the treas ury of the Lord. I would simply observe, that while the process makes the resemblanoe to a ten cent piece no more complete, it render* them utterly useless as buitoiu. ' Kl lks rom stcdt.?Tha other evening, Pro fessor Davis, the eminent mathematician, in conversation with a young friend of his upon the importance of system in studying, as well as in every thing else, took a piece of paper, and wrote off for him the following important rule*: 1. Learn one thing at a time. S Loarn that thing well. 3. Learn its connections, as far as possible, with all other things. 4 Be lieve that to know every thing of something, is better than to something of every thing. Shameful Acccsatiok Aqaixst a Fish ? A Scottish paper tells us that a Mr. Boothby caught five clean salmon in theTay. What is meant by cleah i-almon? Aint they always clean ? Had these particular fish been soaped and scrubbing-brushed i or had their silrery scales been plate-powdered ? We have heard of salmon being dirt cheap, but that, wa be lieve, is the only accusation of uncleanlinexs that can be brought against this highly re spectable fish. A very important discovery has just been made by a M. Petit, of Lyons, of a means of impregnating silk by a chemical process, with gold, silver, brass, or iron, so that it can be woven with perfect flexibility, and thus form, as it were, stuffs of those metals The invention has been secured by patent, and will be worked by a company of capitalists. Per mission has been given to place a specimen in the Universal Exhibition It is said that the price of this new material will not be high. New Usk vor PdoTooaai nr.?A few days ago a gentleman residing in Manchester, who is an amateur daguerrotypist, took the like nesses of three friends living in Rjchdale. These were attached to envelope*, ai.d. wno other direction than tint name of tha WWu, were posted f.?r Roc'a dale. Ou inquiry, it was ascertained that each of the likenesses had be^eu duly delivered to the original?boiuLun Watchman. A Rat whipped bv a Shanghai?One morn ing last week, a citizen of this village, while hoeing in his garden, heard a clatter in hi* barn. On repairing tliither, ho was met by a tremendous large rat, fleeing for dear life, hotly pursued by four h?*ns. At the rat passed, ha came in collision with the hoe. killing himself. The hens claimed the victor .?(Jcarnsburgk Stntinti. A clergyman, catechising the youths of his church, put the question from the cate chism to a girl: 44 What is your consolation in life and death ?'* The poor girl ami led, but did not answer. The priest insisted. 44 Well, then," said sha. 44 ainca I must tell, it is a printer ou B street '' 44 Please, mister, $ive me a bundle eC hay "Yes. my bqv. Sixpenny or shilling bundle *" 4,8hillin'.A "Is it fur your fathe' ^ '?No, It 'taint?that's fcr the how. Jfy fat*** don't eat bay."