Newspaper of Evening Star, July 12, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 12, 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. . Sale ok Paixtisgs To-Morrow ?Mr H. N. Barlow. to whom the citizens of Washing ton are indebted for many beautiful gems of the pictorial art. will well to-morrow afternoon :Me4*uire. auctioneer.) the large and valuable c<>'!e<*tioa of paintings now on exhibition in the saiwon over Farnham ? bookstore We have h?ui the pleasure of seeing these picture?, and, with other*, have been delighted with the ex hibition. Among the more interesting are the lollowing named: ? Death of Di?lo,M by Pauls Veronse; paint ed in 1570. This painting wu bought at Stewe House, the seat of the Duke of Bucking ham The date on the old canvass is 1570. . 41 Rebecca at the Well," by Nicholas Pous sin; bom 1594; also trom the collection at Stowe This painting is in the best manner of Pous sio. The date on the old canvass is 1640. the time when Poussin was painting his best pic ture*. It u wcrthy a place in some public in stitution. A painting, (subject unknown.) by Hans or John Holbien; born 1498; died of the plague in 1554; date of painting 1525. It is a wonderful specimen of the coloring of the old master, and been painted 330 years. The coloring is M brilliant as when first put on. " The Surrender of the Netherlands to Philip *of Spain,' by Robert Van Hoeck; born 1609; died 1664; date of picture unknown. It con tains hundreds of figures, and was bought from Dr. Mong, of Doncaster, England, by the present owner. Two carious old paintings by old timers : A beautiful river piece, by Panini, and " The Birth and Christening." by Homans. These pictures have been pronounced by able judges who have visited Europe, to be the best they ever painted. " The Paek Horse of Tivolies," by Rosa de Tivolia; a fine, bold picture, and painted in his best ffyle. This, as a specimen, is invalu able, being in a fine state of preservation. Landscape?14 Evening," by John and An drew Both*; born 1610 and 1613. This paint ing was purchased at the sale of the late Dr. Morney, Doncaster, England, for ?350, and is rait} to he the best production of theco masters in America. The owner v. ill guarantee the picture. It is the gem of the collection. ?4 Canterbury Meadows," by A. Van Willis Ji. T. F?U of mature "EoadwJe Inn," by A. Van Willis. S. V. A portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte. ^-~Wne and cattle, by Itcna*alc. P U A There is u large number of pictures in ad AiU'w the above, and we loam that all of them will positively bo sold. Therefore, a fine opportunity is afforded to the lovers of pictures to sutiply themselves w.th those beautiful fcouscnold adornments. . Several Fierce Barks asd a Growl imme diately collected, this morning, a largo crowd near the corner of Eleventh street and Penn. Avenue. A party of boys, white and black, with their fishing apparatus; a negro man with a wuodon leg, a dozen or more of men in their ^ shirtsleeves, and several women, together with not a few citizens, were huddled together. Clerks issued from their places of business, and everybody appeared to be intensely alarmed Local items being scarce, we. too. with ft view of picking up one of these desirable articles *^ired ;o the kcbc, hut arrived just jw the crowd, as well as two dogs, which had pro duced the commotion, were separating It appeared that the canines had merely stopped on the w;iy to amuse themselves by a rencontrt ? and as *uch affair* are always welcome to a part of the inhabitant* of any city, no wonder need be expressed that the exhibition was fruitful of interest. The juvenile judges of dog-flesh nnd canine courage learnedly pronounced their opinion on the conflict, as usual on such occasions Behold what a Mate a little fire kindleth ! or, id other word**, how slight a ccusc a large crowd. Mirage ?A correspondent requests us to i whether any of our numerous readers saw the mirage on the afternoon of Monday, the 2d of July. It was seen by several persons from an elevated position in the First Ward, about half an hour before sunset, all the trees and hills to the north, northwest, and west of the City and Qeorgetown had disappeared, and in their accustomed place wound tho Potomac with the sail and steamboats, the Arsenal point, tho long bridge; in short the river was reversed, all the southern and oastern part of the District was reflected in the northern and eastern. The afternoon was clear, but tho sky was covered with fleeting clouds obscur ing the sun. yet leaving a brightness in the air. Cbcrch BrR.fi.fo.?Last night at half-past eleven o'clock. Grace Church, the neat little wooden building, in which the Protestant Episcopal Society in the Seventh Ward met f >r worship, was discovered to be burning. The alarm was immediately given, ard the firemen sneedilr repaired to the spot. The lames w??re extinguished, and the building } iraved from entire destruction, but was much damaged. We are requested by an officer of some distinction to say that the firemen f-cn ? trallii deserve credit for what they performed where there was such a scarcity of water. This fire was doubtless the act of some prison deserving incendiary. DA.fOERovs MA.fiAc ? Martha Twine, a free Oolored woman, was sent to the county jail, , yesterday, by Justice Clark as a dangerous maniac. She believes that she is a slave, and I wants to get her free papers. It only requires a negative to excite her. and she becomes dan gerous. Sho has attempted to injure her children, and fear that she might destroy them induced her husband and friends to try to get her received into the infirmary or asylum. Not being successful, they applied to Justice Clark, w!io sent her to jail. Officer Fanning had to tlan his course nicely in order to carry her to jail without trouble. , Peoprrtv Sale.?Yesterday afternoon. Mc Guire, auctioneer, sold parts oflote 11 and 12, ln *iuare ?n I>- between Twelfth acd Thirteenth streets, for 52 cents the square foot. JJ C Dyer, purchaser^ Also, part of v ln Tiare on Pennsylvania avenue, between Twelfth and Thirteenth streets, im proved by a two-story warehouse for $5,050 ; v. B Graham purchaser. Cobcbrt.?The friends of the orphan, and the lovers of good vocal and instumental music, must not forget that the concert at Ca rusi s Saloon, for the benefit of the St. Vincent and at. Joseph's Orphan Asylum, will take place this evening We refer our readers to the programme for the particulars. SflREfAr>E4 AT THE Hotels?The usual number of organist- have arrived in the city, kan I c? m!ucn< od operations in front of the ^principal hotels by the boarders { with uiu^ic frotn their ceffee mills. These uiitiieian* are annoying to the resident* at the hotels, and are troublesome to house Beepers who have invalids in their care. Is tbere not a municipal law that will reach tho nuuanco7 A large bloak of transparent ice, an 1 t>C T e'lua' *Dy of the Boston crop, was M r uUri? ? ^ morning, by direction of *i f' u who gathered a large sup ply of the cooling agent from a elear creek in ??e neighborhood of Analostau Island. Alarms -Our firemen were called to their n.*...Cy"a^OIl,tWO ?Cli"",na during the after ?'hL?7. ^ay' 8:1,1 flftur ",nnS ?ns" * returned to their homes. We accou,;t f,,r the aUn,H- thouXh there was some cause for both. ?*^VCB,r ?The contract for v for the exteusion of the Men^v*? been a wan led to Mr. th- u *'Ml*day, who had not bonded up to or we went to press. th??*o who desire to pur ti th? Vi*r^ Mw',lou,c building lot is invited Green A Scott, auc ^"rtoon l*'lw placo to-morrow i ~u ? excite?-nt at the Na ?"'iatOilm * ?tott A Cw 's Store, ^ t'le ag^nt is applying phi? "EleotrieOU, from Philadel ??es w<4rr,tn,? i to cure all such painful( tad ** JiJ1" 11 W'M ,rUr''' aDd U? 0lb? r Catho"c Frir*d> Society In tow**d? m,"S iRn '?c?rsion <>own the Potomac toward. the clow of the present month. ??^k*T!i" ?,T^R!,S ?There was a ringle name on be docket this morning?the name of a poor and svk female, named Bridget Custis She went to the guard house for assistance, and the only way the magistrate could a*si*t her was to send her to the work house as a vagrant, where she can be received in the hospital. >hc was committed for thirty days. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE Oboroitowx, July 12. Ib65. Al ,the ladiei ?t the Convent of the \ isitation, there was present yesterday afternoon an immense concourse of ladies and gentlemen, (relatives of the young ladies and I invited guests) to witness the distribution of premiums and exercises in music. The order of exercises was gone through with by the ladies in such a manner as to delight the en tire auditory; and at their conclusion, hand some and costly premiums was bestowed by the Rev. B. A. Maguire, President of the Georgetown College, upon tho most proficient young ladies composing the classes in the fol lowing studies In sacred and profane history ; Christian doctnue; chemistry, philosopy, as tronomy and botany ; grammar, rhetoric, and alK?5ra' book-keep 2S "lthmet,?. Hn'1 writing; Erench. Spanish and German; instrumental and vocal music ; painting and drawing; tapestry, ornamental Work, plain sewing and mantua work; and iu domestic economy-Academic honors, for uni 5? fu CCLler;Ce. of dt-'P?rtment; gold medals, and the first honors of the academy in the senior circle; also, rewards of merit in the junior circle. This very popular institution of learning is in a very flourishing condition, and the number of young ladies in attendance during tho scholastic year which has just closed, has been unusually large. The examination and distribution of pre miums at Trinity institute came off yesterday "n?S '"J?? ?ll church (Catholic) edifice on^m. arreei. ^.hero wa? prbsent quite a Jaws of -fenf rJ J-r' JtoKwE*1*" Whi?h tt?MJ?r ? hi?h b? jun cloLd Thf institute is unacr the direction of Mr. Hunter * ho has won for himself in a few years the reputation of being a careful and apt teacher of youth, ?UMak"?,,!T'?n ?f tho Smrmom who^. l?th iM 'rt. ; ? le,arn' Thursday, the d:p?ron.^u^7b,;Trtno^f;,'cr>!,: x" *"?uu" The following u the list of the officers of the *(hTr (' hi ? ypU"^ ,n,en in our cit7 known as Our Club. President, A- W. Ward- Vi<>.. President, Jos. E. Crown; Treasurer. >?*' E. Stephens: Secretary. v ?-gustus Librarian. wt"* . - ; ?? Jgene A. Sheckell; Hon has V'iani i This, aasocia moral iuiniv v orUifd, we learn, for mental and n vollnt P nment' and the cultivation of be rurrest Hall every Saturday cveninsr On Monday, the 23.1 instant, theV make ?rrand excursion down the Potomac, having chartered CTth. 0CCM.0n the fine Earner Alice C I rue. Citptaiu Samuel JJakcr From the ui.1 hW fit ?,l,e KVtfton of l ? wLsptiiK ior tbeiii a crowded and pleasure. e*eU "1 ??J " "mc "f ^ The eld Vigilant (Firo Company) boy* will SVbSuT00 d^n ,h" ~ Tb. young gitl, Miss Palmer, (a mero child Z!'Z] b l r abdUC10,i our city, by a y.,ung man named McKcndrv ycsterdal^bfthh^'7 Was brou?ht Jrcsuriay. both having been arrested in Balti more where young Dean was committed to jrtil t i answer to thoch?ir^6 The flour market this morning is firm with U> home tra* at $9 87*. Shi^S, No grain arriving. Wheat held at SZ Spectatob. TAKBX FR0M THb ULMAN&YSTE* BY LlE< TBICIT1 ? Havinc heard a rumor on the street that mercury had been extracted from the body 0f a sick man in the form of quicksilver, and being anxious to witness such an experiment, we accompanied I>.x;tore Youmans and Seltzer, the operators yesterday for the purpose of judging fjr ourse i ? truth of the statement. We found Mr Jacob Hymrod, the patient, KUnS? the18outl^, rrt of the oit^ been afflicted with the chronic rheumatism for the last ten years, lying upon tho bed in an en feebled state. who told us that ho had horeto J.l . eVery .k,ind of medical treatment without success. Ho had swallowed during his sickness vast quantities of mercury in the shape of calomel and blue pills, from the effects of u u Ja<1 near,7 lost the u?e of his limbs, ile showed us a globule of quicksilver lareer than a good si*ed pea, which he said hail been gathered from the bottom of tho electric bath in which he had been placed. | He had been seated upon a metallic stool in an insulated tine bath, well coated with paint, an* his feet immersed in acidulated water The galvanic battery was then applied, and the positive polo held in the hands of tho pa | tient, the negative pole being iu the bath. It is claimed that the power of the electricity upon the system is such as to eradicate every metallic substance; and by means of the wire it is deposited in the bottom of the tub It requires some twenty-four hours for the globules to collect themselves, so as to be perceptible to the naked eye, when they may be seen bv thousands clinging to the sides and bottom o"f the bath. We were informed by tho doctors that three drachms of quicksilver had already been taken from tho patient; who, together with his friends and relatives present, confirmed tho statement. Although this pumping quicksilver out of tho body of a man by the means of a galvanic battery may seem strange, and smell a little of humbug, we trust our scientific and medical men will net pass the experiment without u thorough investigation. ? Columbus (Ohio) Journal. Death Caused by a Cobpse ? A sad acci dent happened s..me timo ago in a farm house near Liberty, Missouri. The mistress of the house became ill one morniug. having. acct>rd ing to jyuiptoms, received an attack of chole ra. Her husband had left the house at day brvak, and her only daughter, who was then with her, sent for a physician. After a few hours the latter arrived, but was already at the door received by the sobbing girl with the cry "She is dead! ' He was conducted into the room where the corpse lay, examined it, and directed the daughter not to allow the in terment until twenty-four hours had elapsed. He hnd searcely done when the corp-e nodded significantly. The daughter saw this motion, and was so horrified that she fell down dead on the spot. It is a well known fact that per sons who die of cholera retain the warmth of the blo4?d tor a long time, and frequently alarm by.-tanders by contraction of the muscles. When the p?H>r farmer came home in tho i ve iling he found nothing but corpses. The do> tor, however, had to suffer most, he had to leave the State. Hazabpous AoYEHTrBE.?A gentleman of scientific attainment*, recently pas.?rd through Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, on his way by the route of Governor Stevens' railroad survey to Eort Union, on the Upper Missouri river, a distance of seven hundred miles, all of which he designed to traverse solitary and alone, taking no supplies with him, and relying solely ujx?n his gun and his skill as a hunter f?r the means of subsistence on his journey, lie travels on foot, drawing in a small hand cart his meagre outfits, consisting of a gun, ammunition, blank books, pen, ink, paper, and sciontific instruments. In this manner he proposes to acquaint himself thoroughly with the topography of tho country, its cli m*te? geological characteristics, etc , making a complete examination as he proceeds, and transferring the results of his observations to hi* blank books. Id^G jldiinith says there is nothing so on teinptible as that afteutation of wisdom, which dome duplaj by Hniyersal iwre4ulity, ? 4 % ? A arf [W K?ah Walker A C?., Marble Hall Clothing Emporium, under Brown*' HotH, re spertfully announce thai their display of Spring and Summer Clothing is now ready for Inspection comprising an assortment of Coats, Vests aiu! Pantaloons of the newest and richest designs in material, trimming and workmanship. To gen tlemen who study excellence with economy In fashionable article* of dress an opportunity for se lecting is offered from one of the largest and mo?t attractive stock of goods ever offered In this citv at a very reduced scale of prices. ap 17 /.. D. Oilman, Druggist, has removed to.w Seventh street, opposite the Patriotic Hank, and is now prepared to fill all orders for Medicine Paints. Oil and Gla?s on accommodating terms Strict attention will be paid to physician'* pre scriptions at all hours of the day and night The night bell Is on the right of the store door. ?P M . Cj" A Phenomena la Medicine.?Bronchi tis, Cough, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaints, S? rof ula. Ac. For all diseases of the Female System it stands pre-eminent. A Clergyman just informs us it has cured him of Bronchitis of a?lesperate character?particulars hereafter. HAMPTON S VEGETABLE TINCTURE? By Its mild action on the stomach, liver and kid ney's, will cure Dyspepsia, Cough, Asthma, Bron chial and Lung Affections, Pains in the Bark. Side and Breast, Consumption, Scrofula, Rheu matism, Gout. Neuralgia, Fistula, Bowel Com plaints, Piles, Worms and Nervous Debilities? with all diseases arising from impure blood, and is the greatest female medicine ever known. This invaluable medicine is working wonders upon the human frame. mar 7 [?7" Baker's Premium Bitters.?The fol lowing certificate, from a gentleman well known in the citv of Richmond, has been sent to the pro prietor of this valuable medicine. Dear Sir?This is to certify that I have suffered many years with the Dyspepsia, and had employ ed at different times three aule physicians in try ing to make a cure of that awful diaaase, hut all 111 vain. I then commenced using various Medicines that were recommended to nnTby my friends, and instead of getting better, I continued to get worse. 1 then sent for Dr. Johnston, and he at once re commended me to use Baker s Premium Bitters, which proved to be the best prescription I ever tried, and the only medicine I ever took to ral-e ine to mv health again. My wife also, had suf fered with the same disease and debilitation, to gether with other symptoms, Ac., which she found the Bitters to give immediate relief. They give a general tone and strength to the whole system. It is with pleasure I recommend therr. to others. Jf. P. QUARLES. To Mr. E. Baker, Proprietor. Price 30 cent; per bottle. To lie had of CHAS. STOTT A CO., Wash ington. D C: CAN BY A HATCH, and SETH sThANCE, Baltimore; and by Druggists every where . eo:?t Dr. Hoofland's Celebrated German Bitters.?Weak, nervqu*, deputed Ui and a prey to innuiucruhlt; moot** - " sica^ evU*, the victim ?4A well as phy -' .. ^ tiyspepsia. is indeed an *"j? oi commiseration. Vu it Is absurd for him to despair. We care not how weak, low, nervous, and Irritable he may lie. the cordial prop erties of HOOKLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia , are stronger than the many-headed monster, whi< h is preying upon his body and mind; and if he chooses to try them, we will insure a speedy cure. See advertisement,_ je 7?3m ID" Premium* atthe Fairs?White hurst's still in ascendant.?The juries of each of the late fairs at Baltimore, Richmond, and New York, awarded their hightest premiums to J . II. W. for their superiority of Photographs, Stereoscopes and Dasjuereotynes 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. Whitehurst's Gallery in this city is on Pa. ave nue, betweeen Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets. feb 17 MARRIED. On the 10th instant, by the Rev Mr. Holmead, IIKNRY STARK,of New Hampshire, to EMMA B , daughter of Wm. B. Randolph, Esq., of this citv. On the Huh Instant, by Rev. R. L. Dashlell. Mr. CHAS. WILL1AMSand Miss ALICE MOORE, l?oth of this citv On the 30th /nne, by the Rev. Mr Stanley. Mr. J MEIEREtoMlss MARIAB. FRENCH, both of this city. WANTS. WANTE D?A GOOD SERVANT Wo man to do housework generally. Good re commendations required as to capability. Apply at Rev. JNO. LANAHAN'S, No. 106 West street, Georgetown, D C. - jy 12?dtf _ WANTED-A YOUNG WOMAN. TO AT tend small children and <lo chaiulierwork. Apply to Mrs. A. E. PERRY, F st., south side, between 1th and 7th sts. Jy 22?It# WANTED?ON RENT, A HOUSE, contain ing ten or twelve rooms, situated between 5th and 12th streets west, and Pennsylvania ave nue and G streets north. Possession to be given prior to September. Address Box 023 City l'ost Office jy 11?eo3t* WANTED IMMEDIATELY, A COMFORT able two-story Brick House in the neighbor hood of the City Hall or Capitol Apply at SCHWARTZE A ?ON'S Drug Store, next to U. S. Hotel, Pa ave jy 10?eo3t WANTED AT BOULANGER S RESTAU rant.?The subscrll)er wishes to engage a rook, male or female, a female preferred as there Is not much to do In this season. He would also hire an active waiter who has no objection to put his hands to anything about such an establish ment. J BOULANGER, G street, near the War Department, jy 10?3t WANTED?A PERSON OF GOOD AD dress and character, to canvass for subscri l>ers for the Spectator. Enquire at the Spectator office, over Selden, Withers and Co.'s late Bank t g llouse. Jy 9?3t WANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that they can get a lot 21 feet front by 130 feet deep, for the low price of $75? payable ?3 a month witLout interest Apply at the Union Land Office 7th street, above Odu Fellows' Hall. ap 26?3m JOHN FOX, Sec. B0ABDING. Boarding ?mrs. duvall. no. 3:11 Pa avenue, opposite Browns' Hotel, has several large and desirable rooms, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which she will rent with board at moderate pricos. She can also accommodate six or eight table boarders. jy 0?3t# "jVOTICE.?FOR RENT?PARLORS AND I* Chambers, with board. Also, table and tran sient board, with a bathing room and shower baths, and every attention to render it most agree able to her boarders. Mrs P. G. MURRAY, Corner Pennsylvania avenue and 4# st. ap 23?3m Board, Ac.?mrs. bates,on the s. w. corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 9th street. Is prepared to accommodate gentlemen with rooms, with or without board. Every effort will be made to render those comfortable who may favor her with their patronage. npfi?tf ALEXANDRIA A WASHINGTON BOATS. rpHE Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON will A leave at the following hours. _ Fare 12# cents. The TIlOMAS COLLYER, when not other ways engaged, will make trips on the route at al ternate hours Leave Washington at 0, 8, l>#. II#, 2#, 4,5#, and 7. Leave Alexandria at 7, 9, 19#, 1#, 3#, 4#. and 6#. P. S.?The Boat will leave Alexandria at ljf p. m., or immediately on the arrival of the cars. Jy 7?d JOB CORSON, Captain. JORDAN'S WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, EFREDERICK COUNTY. VA ?Opened on the 15th of June. From Baltimore, Wash- l_j Ington or Cumlterland In early morning trains iS* to Harper's Ferry, thence t?y WinchesterJLiJk Railroad to Stephenson's depot; from depot 1# miles in coaches to Springs in time to dine same day. Rice's cotillon band engaged. Sulphur baths. Medicinal effects of water well known. E. C. A R. M. JORDAN A BRO. Jy 8?eoCw NOTICE. THE duties of my Academy will bo resumed September 3, ls55. The number of Pupils is limited to twenty-five. Parents or guardians who desire to avail themselves of the privilege of put ting their sous or wards under my direction and government, will please apprise the undersigned before the commencement of the next scholastic year, and places shall be reserved for them. The terms will be ?12 50 per quarter of eleven weeks, for which sum instruction will be given in all the branches usually taught in schools or a high grade in both the Mathematical and Classical De partments. French and Drawing will be an extra charge. The ?ervices of the best Instructors In the above branches will be secured. T W. SIMPSON, No. Ml We?t street, Georgetown, D. C. JY?-* LAND WARRANTS. LAND Warrants wanted at the highest rates by KELLER A McKENNEY, 15th street, opposite the Treasury. FOE 1ALK AND RENT. FOR SALE?A LOT ON CAPITOL HILL, containing 14.500 flret. It can be divided into halve#. Enquire of E. F (JUEEN, - TtL street, near the Northern Market jy 11?2w DWEI-LINO FOR RENT.?Lota for Sale - That pleasant and desirable Frame House. No 540, on I. street north, between Kb and 9tb streets, one square from the Northern Market The rooms are all of good size, and conveniently arranged, pump in the vard, the back building is large and newly built of brick. The yard paved R?nt moderate. Also, several desirable Building Lots for sale on liberal time, or lease for a term of year* In squares 248. J31. 447, 481, 778. 7i?, 820. *47, *01, O'.M.V.S Apply to JNO. GEO. ADAMS Grocer, corner 8th and L streets north. Jy II?It* AN INVITING HOME?Several dutiful rooms are ottered, with board, on the pleasant est site In Washington?tine pure air, a delightful prospect, ranging from north to south, some 20 miles, including the river. Price moderate. A private parlor can also be had. Applv at No. 555 New Jersey avenue, near and south of the Capitol. jy 10?3t* I^OR RENT?A FRAME HOUSE, on 14th, between H and I streets, containing 6 rooms, kitchen and cellar. For further particulars en quire ot No. 420 two doors north of the premises, jy ft?eotf FOR RENT?TWO new brick houses on N, between 12th and 1-Tth streets. They

contain two parlors, live chambers, servant's room dining room, kitchen and double cellars, with convenient yards and out houses. The buildings are located in a healthv and rapidlv improving part of the city. Rent $21 per month. For fur ther particulars enquire on the premises, jy 7?eo3t* FOR RENT.?A handsomely furnished House near the Public Department is ufieredfor rent. To a responsible tenant the rent will be moderate. The House contains a bath room and gas fixtures. Enquire on the premises. No. 270 H street, jy 5?lm# For rent ?the building on dst., near the corner of Twelfth, is for rent, aiiiiw in part, or whole. Apply at the SW oUjce. je 20?tf Fou sale ?a small frame house and Lot, No. 50 Louisiana avenue, Washing ton. It presents a rare opportunity to a person wishing to make a genxd investment. If not sold soon it will be for rent. Also, a three-story Brick House and Lot, N?. ?P' High street, Georgetown, Lot 26 fe^t ftcmi uv feet deep; will be sold low and uu. a*?~" ? WANTED? \ffVj.credit, ing A?5($ttUail S*-4 ^ Georgetown Build Applv to E. K. LUNDY, No. 128 Bridge street, Georgetown; or No. 400 E street, Washington. je 21?tf For rent ?in Alexandria, va., that large three-story Brick House, well known as the best stand in the city for a hotel and restaur ant, on Cameron street, opposite the market house, and now occupiedbv Mr. McGonegal. Possession given on the 1st of July. Address LLOYD A CO., Claim Agents, Fifteenth street, opposite the Treasury, Washington, D. C. my 30?tf Rents reduced to suit the times. S150 a year will be received for the rent of those new and convenient Cottages at Kendall Green, ?with two acres of ground, stable, wood shed, and other conveniences attached. Pumps of pure water are near the door, and communication is had with Georgetown by way of H and Seventh streets and Pennsylvania avenue, morning and af ternoon. at the usiial fare, for the accommodation of clerks in the Departments. To secure the advantage of this great reduction of rent, immediate application must be made to the undersigned, either by letter or at his house at Kendall Green, after otliee hours, where the keys may l>e had and the houses inspected at any time. Several of these residences will l?e sold on libe ral terms. WM. STICKNEY, No. 4, Kendall Green. N B.?Rents paid qua.terly m advance. ap 9?eotf F OR RENT?SEVER A L H AN DSOME PAR lors and Chambers, with Board. Also, Table and Transient Board. Inquire at Mrs. sSllTH'S, 233 F street. _ ap 9?tf Homes for all ?beautifully and healthily located Building Lots. 24 feet front by 130 deep, on graded streets, can, until spring, be bought at the exceeding low price of #7o, pay able 83 per month. Tide indisputable. Union I*and Otfice, Seventh street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. JOHN FOX, Secretary, jan 9?tim SPARKLING SUGAR, For the preparationof genuine Soda Water. ("1 GAUTIER has the honor of announcing it J? has become a "fixed fact" that the prepara tion which he submitted to his friends ana pa trons a short time since, under the denomination of Sparkling Sugar, is the best substitute for the instantaneous preparation of Soda Water ever of fered to the public. The reports of the Agents for its sale in ditferent sections of the country, all say it has been received with universal favor, and con cur in the opinion that the Soda Water prepared from the Sparkling Sugar is not only a most Inno cent, pleasant and agreeable summer beverage, equal i n all respects to that from the most approved fountain, but in many Instances positively oenefl cial and healthful. It is warmly commended by the most eminent medical faculty of the North, West and South, and in fact wherever they have had an opportunity of testing its qualities. C. GAUTIER will not resort to the usual mode of putting his preparation. It requires nosuch ad ventitious aid. It carrieB with it its own recom mendation, and let it once have a trial, and he ventures to say no family will lie without it at this season of the year In addition to its intrinsic qualities, the SPARKLING SUGAR is cheap and within the means of all to purchase. A glass of Soda Water prepared from it, is cheaper than if purchased at the fountain. To travelers mid suinnler excursionists theSpark ling Sugar will be found a most admirable "torn pagnon de voyage," it being put up in small glass jars, which can be carried aoout the person with out Inconvenience, and whether In the parlor, chamber, steamboat, or railroad car, if cool water can be had, a delicious glass of Soda Water can be instantaneously prepared. The Siiarkling Sugar is flavored with Lemon, Ginger, Vanilla, Strawberry, Sarsaparilla, and the usual variety of Sirups at the l*ist Soda Fountains. C. GAUTIER is now ready to till all orders with which he may be favored, at No. 252 Penn sylvania avenue. jy ti?eo3t DO YOU WANT FIRST RATE ICE cream f Go at onee to ARK Y^ Bridge street, lieoiwetown, he was awarded a AfcEDAl. by the Metro^volitunMeehaiiV*'Institute,for ice cekams watkr ices, and cakes. may 25?eotf JOE SHILLINGTON has just received Harpers Magazine for July Putnam's do do Graham's do do Ladies' Gazette of Fashion do Cham>>er's Journal do Household Words do Godey's Lady's Book do N ew York J onrnal do SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore jy 2 Odeon Bunding. CCUMBERLAND COAL.-^or sale by the / cargo or boat load, by HOWARD A POOR, je 25?eofit Alexandria, Va. PIC-NIC BASKETS.?Just opened a variety of Pic-Nic, Traveling, Card, Otfice, Work, School and T?'V Baskets. Also, a lot or Fresh Perfumery, from A|?ollos, St. Harrison and Jules Hauel, Philadelphia; Combs, Brushes, Fans, Playing and Visiting Cards, Card Cases, Porte Monnaiirs, Jet Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Cages, Music, Musical Instru ments, Stationery, Ac. JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Pa. av., betw. Ninth and Tenth sts. J? S?t FAIR 11 ILL HOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Sandy Spring, Montgomery county, Md. Ml E ninth term of this Institution will com mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (September) next. Circulars containing the needful information in regard to the School can be obtained bv those who desire it, by addressing, at Olney Post Otfice, Montgomery county, Maryland. R. S. KIRK, or WM. H. FAROUHAR. Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Tree. W. D. Wallach. je 30?2awVw WATCHES. JUST received, a large assortment of Indies and Gentlemen's fine GOLD WATCHES of every size, style and manufacture. The above Is by far the beat and cheapest ever offered to our customers. M. W. GALT A BRO., 324 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and loth sta. je 21?tf [No. 539.1 OT ICE OF AN KSTAUL1SHMENT OF an additional Land Otfice in the Territory of Oregon.?In pursuance of the act of Congress ap T N proved February 17. 1855, entitled "An act to tablish an additional land district In the Territory of Oregon." to l?e called the Umpquadistrict, em bracing all the land lying south of tne fourth stand ard parallel, it Is hereby declared and made known that the land otfice 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 Waahing^ too this 17th day of May, A. D. 1865. JOHN WILSON, Commissioner of General Land Otfice. may la?lawWw AUCTION SALES. By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer TRISTRE I SALE or RULDIMO LOT nrtr the Circle.?On WEDNESDAY af ternoon, Jnly IS. at 6 W o'clock, on the premise, the subscriber will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder. bv virtue of a deed of trout record ed in liber J. A. 5* , iNo. 78, folios 86. Ac., one of the land records of Washington, in the District *?f Columbia, Lot numbered 17, of Isaac Pollack a subdivision of square numbered 3">, fronting on north I. street, between 23d and 24th at*. we?t Terms, 8150cash; residue In 6 and 1'2 months, with interest, satisfactorily secured THUS J. FISHER, Trustee JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy 12?eoAds Auctioneer By J C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer rpKlSTEK'SSALKOK VALUABLE AND _rl . Be not if ally situated Building Lot on Third street west, between Pa. avenue and \ *f"ee?.?Bv virtue of a deed in trust, bearing date on the 28th day of February, 1S53, and re corded in LtberJA H No holloa 3?, 3u0, wiU at PuWlc sale, on WEDNESDAY attention. August 1st, 1855, at 5J4 o'clock n. m , on the premise*. I^ot No 11, in reservation No. 11, fronting 25 feet on Third street west, between Pennsylvania avenue and C street north, bv 150 feet deep, to a 35 feet alley The above property Is eligibly situated In a most desirable part of the city, rapidly enhancing In value, and offers a rare opportunity to persons desiring to build or Invest. Terms cash; and if not complied with In three days after the sale the property will be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser, upon one week's notice. All conveyancing at the expense of purchaser. CHARLES 8. WALLACH. Trustee. . , J AS. C. McGUIRE. Jy 12?eoAds Auctioneer. By J. C. MAGUIRE, Auctioneer CCHANCERY SALE OF VALUABLE IM ' proved Real Estate and Market Garden. By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Washington county, made in the cause wherein Mary HoffJnan. admin istratrix and heir-at l*w of Thomas Moore, de ceased, is c^upiainant, and Hannah Moore, and Jan;c4 >%oore, and Laura Ann Moore his wife, heirs-at-law of said Thomas Moore, deceased, are defendants, No. 1.1W7 in chancery, the subscri ber. trustee appointed bv *aid decree, will sell at public auction, c-a TUESDAY, the lOik dav of July, li55, at 6 o'clock, p. inon the premie the whole of square No. SO, iu (he city ** ?? itigton, fronting 31(? fe^t ou eac* - *?r?*b streets wesj. and am tlth and 12th an<^ ,?!**>?- - - _ z Inches on each of V ~ ..orth.and containing about62,672 leet of ground, with buildings, improve ments and appurtenances, which consist of a well and substantially built two-story brick dwelling house and frame stable, Ac. The above property is eligibly situated and rap idly enhancing in value, and has been occupied and cultivated as a market garden for many years, is in an exrellpnt condition for that purpwe, and with a very short distance of either of the city markets, arid otters to persons desirous of obtain ing a valuable market garden or making an in vestment. a rare opportunity. The terms of saie, as prescribed by the said de cree. will be one-fourth of the purchase money to bp paid in cash, and the balance in 6. 12, lb and 24 months, to Ihj secured by the purchaser s note, bearing interest from the day of the sale, with se curity to be approved by the trustee. Upon the full payment of the purchase money and interest, and the ratification of the sale by the Court, the trustee will convey the property to the purchaser in fee. If the terms of sale are not complied with in six days after the sale the property will 1* resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser, upon oue week's notice. All conveyancing at expense of the purchaser. CHAS. S. WALLACH, Trustee. JAS C. McGUIRE. je 15?eoAds Auctioneer. [?7" The above sale is postponed in conse quence of the rain, until FRIDAY afternoon, Ju ly 13th, same hour and place. CHAS. S WALLACH, Trustee. JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy 11?41 Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. VALUABLE BUILDING LOT on 19th at. V waat at Avctiou.?On TUESDAY, the 17th instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6)$ o'clock p. m., Lot No. 1, in Square No. 121, having a front on 19th st. west of 59 feet % inch, running back 155 feet lu Inches, between north D street and New York avenue, containing over 9000 square feet. Title indisputable. Terms: One-third cash: balance in 3, 6, and 9 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of the sale: A deed given and a deed of trust taken GREEN A SCOTT, Jy 11?d Auctioneers. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Books and bound volumes of Newspapers at Auction.?On THURSDAY afternoon. July 12th. at o'clock, at the Auction Rooms. I shalt sell a choice invoice of Books, many of them handsomely bound and illustrated. Also, a number of Bound Volumes of the Con gressional Globe and Appendix. Union, Intelli Sencer, Baltimore Sun, New York Mirror, Albion ;c. Terms cash. JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy 10?2t Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers VERY HANDSOME BUILDING LOT ON 10th street, between G and H streets, at Auction.?On FRIDAY, the 13th instant, we shall sell. In front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. in., part of Lot No. 11. in Square No. 345. having a front on the west side of loth street west of 20 ft lietween G and H streets north, running back loo feet, containing2,oou square feet. Tne alcove descrilied property is handsomely lo cated, and in a very rapidly improving neighbor hood. Title indisputable. Terms: One-fourth cash; balance In 6, 12, 18 and 24 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, jy 10?d Auctioneers. By J. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Large and chok e collection of Rare cud Beautiful Oil Paiutings at Auction.?On FRIDAY afternoon, July 13th. at 4)f o'clock, at the Saloon over Famham's Book store. corner of 11th st and Penna. ave.iue. 1 shall sell the largest and best collection of Oil Paintings ever ottered for sale in this city. l>eing selections by H.N. Barlow. Esq., from various galleries on the Continent. Amongst them may be found spe cimens of Holblen, llorremans. Old Fronck. I.an donio, Lewis, Sanford. Mason. Sintzanick, Velas quez. Sir Goidfrev Kneller, Vemet, Poussin, A Van Willies. Murilla, Shaver, ir.. and others. Also, a large and valuabfe collection of engrav ings, purchased at the sale of the late E. D. Ingra ham, Esq., Philadelphia. Mr. Barlow has just arrived with a veiy valua ble addition to those that have lieen on exhibition, consisting of al?out seventy choice specimens The saloon will l?e open and the Paintings on free exhibition daily until the Kile. Terms: $100 and under cash; over that sum a credit of 6u and 90 days, for satisfactorily endorsed notes, bearing interest. JAS. C. McGUIRE, jy 10?d Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. VALUABLE IMPROVED AND 17NIM proved Property ut Auction.?On WED N ESDAY, the lMh inst., we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p. m., part of Lot No. 14, iu Square No. 455. having a front of 2b feet six inches on north G street, running l?ack 121 feet 3 Inches to a wide alley, between bth and 7th streets west, improved by two brick Houses, 14 by 31){ feet, each one story. Terms: #500cash; SI,100 payable In monthly Instalments of 830 per montu,' without interest; the balance a credit of 6 and 12 months for notes bearing interest, the purchaser to give notes for the deferred payments, properly 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 alley. Title indisputable. Terms: One-third cash; the balance In6,12, and 18 months, for notes bearing interest from the day at*ale A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, jy e?d Auctioneers. CHIC KERING fc SON'S PIANOS. THE subscriber has lately received an addition al supply of Pianos, which again completes his usual large and elegant assortment, embracing every variety of pattern and scale, from the old arid renowned factory of Chickering At Sons, Boston, and from other approved Boston manufactories By the packet which leaves Boston on the 28th instant, he will receive from Chickerinj: A Sons a further supply of magnificent Ixmis XI V.and par lor Grand Pianos. These instruments have elicit ed the highest enconiums from the first artists in the country. Second hand Pianos taken in part payment. The sul>scriber can and will sell Pianos as low as they can be bought ia the United States. New Music constantly received. Richard davis, Jy 7?eo3t Pennsylvania avenue. CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, Is highly recommended for the above. Will be sent to any part of the District frep of charge. Send your orders to 81 Bridge st., Georgetown. TELEGRAPHIC HEWS. RrPORTED roil THE EVENING bT4K. Baltmtr* Markets Ealti*>'R*, JuIt 12 ?Salee of 700 barrels Howard Street rod City Mill* fl or this morn ing at 510. Wheat?Sales of 5.W* lusheU white $1 *>?** 371; red at 51 2Uif2 27 Com ?Mile* of white at 51 02*5 1 04o., yellow at 97aV^c New York Markati. Kkw York, July 15 ?Cotton?The market u buoyant witD sale* of > 500 hales Floar? s.iles of Stato at SS 87fa59 b0: Southern 511 Wheat?The market is firm; sales of western white at 52 M). Corn?prices are a tnfie low* ' er; sale? of HtO.OOO bushel* sold ?t Vie Pork sold nt fcltl Lard i? dull at ld{ Whisky ii firm at 4lc. Stock Market. N*w York. July 12.?Stocks a o doll and lower. Money is steady Sales nt the first board of Cleveland and Toledo Railroad at VI; Cumberland Coal Company, 291; Heading Railroad, VI1, New York Central Railroad, 101. By J. C McOU.RE, Auctloi rpRlSTEE'* SALE or VALt ABLE IX. , Pr*?edaad aainspraved Real Kittir ? derT* <* lhe Clrcolt Court of the District of Cotnmbia, sitting In chancery passed in a cause wherein LevlnV Powell *i?4 w?vV J 'T"11 ?"?O'JPl^ants, and Wm L"\\d rJ yin,r> A BrT*?T' Cha" M Thurs ton, W llllatn Thruston. Horatio Gates Ellia Jeannetteand Dickerson Phillips Thruston; Sarah Tbrunoii, Cbarlw M . Helen K.f andThonia* W |??/u?ton; Fannie C Thruston. Jeannette B, Alfred B., and Sydney Thruston are defendants, the undersigned trustees, appointed under said decree, will proceed to sell at public auction upon the premise*, to the highest bidder, the following described Lots and Houses, situated in the city of Washington, via; * On THURSDAY, the 12th day of July toeat. at b o clock p m ( ^ whole of square ?>. This ""' .dre is bounded by Third and r'ourth sts.. be tween H and I streets and Massachusetts avenue, and will be sold in lots suitable for building com fortable dwellings, and each lot separately. On FRIDAY, the 13th July next , at A o'clock p.m., original Lots 6, 7. and H, in Square num tiered ?>U0. A portion of this property is improved by good substantial houses, the rest is unim proved On MONDAY, the Ifith of July next, at 6 o'clk [i. ni . lot It and part of 19. in square numbered 6 This property is eligibly situated on K street, near the lower Georgetown Bridge, and is im proved by a well built three-story brick House, back building and stable. The terms of the said sale shall be as follow*, to wit: One fourth part of the purchase money shall be paid at the time 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 trustee, or such other security as the trustees shall deem sufficient. If the terms of the sale are not complied with In four days, the trustees reserve to themselves the right to sell again, at the purchaser's risk and cost. All conveyance at cost of purchaser. W B WEBB, I Trustee* JOS H. BRADLEY. Jr \ 1 ru?w" J AS C McGUlRF., je IS?law3wA12,l3,16J uly Auctioneer. EXCURSION TO FORT WASHINGTON, Ac. 4'0UR CLUB." OF GEORGETOWN, D. C., Respectfully announce to the citizens oc Georgetown. Washington and< Aleiandria that, having chartered tt.e) C PRICE, safe and commodious Steamer ALICE v . a i\i vL/| (Capt. Samuel Baker.) they will make an excur sion down the Potomac, on MONDAY, the 23d of July. 1?55, leaving Georgetown at 7\ o'cloc k a. m.: Page's Wharf. Washington. af-Jfc. Navy Yard at 9; Alexandria at Q)i 5 stopping at Fort Wash ington, thus atfonlingjthose who desire an oppor tunltv of visiting the Fort; then proceeding dow n, will land at Captain Marbury's \Vhaf. remaining several hours. After having gone below Indian Head they will return to Georgetown at a seasona ble hour. The Committee have endeavored to render thla one of the most pleasant excursions of the season. Refreshments and Dinner will be served by a well-known and accommodating caterer An excellent Brass and String Band has been en? gaged for the occasion. Tickets ONE DOLLAR, admitting a Gentle* man and Ladles?to be had of the members, or at the boat on the dav of excursion. Omnibuse* will leave the corner of 9th and L streets and the Capitol at 8# o'clock, to convey passengers to the boat Also, will lie at the wharf on the arrival of the boat. Fare 12 % cents. C mmittet of Arrangements. A. W. Ward, 8. L. Davis, A. E. Stevens, EH Shekell. jy 0?17,21 CABINET FLRN1TIRE AND HOISE Fl KM SUING GOODS?Very Cheap! THE Subscribers would call the attention of the public to the fact that they are selling their Goods at greatly reduced prices, anal {lurchasers will find that they can save at east 20 per cent by giving us a call. Our' stock embrace* every article (both new and second hand) usually kept in a complete House-Furnish ing Store. Furniture bought or exchanged. Repairing and "Varnishingproniptly attended to, BONTZ A COOMBS, Cheap Furniture Dealers, No 369 7th st jy 6?lw between 1 and K. SIMMER RETREAT. BLAKISTON S PAVILION will be open for the reception of visitor* on the 5th of July. The proprietor's table will be sup plied with the delicacies abounding in tneJCJL waters adjacent to Blakiston's island. He hopee his endeavors to please will insure him a share of patronage from those seeking health or a little quiet from city bustle. The Steamers Maryland. Osceola, and AUoe C. Price stop regularly lit his landing. Terms for one week or more. >1 25 per day. For a shorter time #1 30 per dav. GEORGE W. BLAklSTON, Je26?lm* Proprietor. AMERICAN HOTEL. Ne. 466 Pa. avfHMc, betireen 4# nn<l 6(4 streets, S. HEFLEBOWER A L T. LOVETT, raoraicToss. Jy 6?6m i or tne % I SEA BATHING. CHESAPEAKE HALL, HAMPTON, VA , "S situated within two miles of Old Point Com* * fort, with which place hourly communi cation is bad by a neat and commodious Om nibus. of the mont modern style, also bv Boat*, Hacks. Ac. The Hall will be open for the recep tion of visiters on the 14th of May. at which time the proprietor ho|ies to be able to'ruake comforta ble and happy the stay of all who nay be seeking pleasure or health Many improvements have been added, such as cottages for families, playgrounds for childrea, shade trees, Ac., liideea every thing that can con duce to the comfort of visitors For health and beauty of location, 'bis place la unsurpassed. There is dailv communication with the steamers of K ichmond. N orfolk and Baltimore* Terms, per day 92 00 Terms, per week It 00 Terms, tier month, (per day) 1 26 je23?eo6t R G. BANKS SEALED PROPOSALS FOR FLEL, Of tick or U. S. Pknitkmtjauy. > Washingt?m. July 10, 1^55. J SEPAR ATE PROPOSALS will he received at this office until uoon of the first day of August, 1n>5, for furnishing the prison with 125 cords of half seasoned ^ood oak Wood, of me dium size, aud free of lop wood 20 cords ^ood pine Wood 50 tous red ash anthracite Coal. The wood to be deli vet <>d upon the Penitentiary Wharf, and the coal in the prisou \ard THOMAS THORNLEY, Jy 11?eotAugl W?rdcn. VOTI1E IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT*I I* shall apply to the Department of the Interior for the issue of a duplicate Land Warrant. No. too 160 for 40 acres, supplemental to Warrant No. 33\tl5 for 40 acres, issued to Pleasant Lacy, with a blank assignment on the back thereof, which was purchased oy me of the said l.acy, and forwarded to a gentleman in Washington City, on the 14th of May last, and which ha.s not been received by him. G. D- NEAL. Pittsylvania C. H., Va.. June 10, tstt. Je20?lawOw* DANS, PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTI r cles. Ac.?We have now in store a large vari ety of fine and common Fans. Haniaon'a and Lu bin's celebrated Perfumery. Brushes, Combs, vis iting and jrtayin^ Cards. Tooth Powders. Porte Monnaies. Cigar Cases. Card Cases. Haskets.^r., all of which we are selling out at low prices to suit the times at the Piano, MuUc, Stationery, and Fancy Goods Store of JOHN V. &LU&, 900 Pa aveaue. bet fllhsnd fOOiata may W?if ICE?ICE-ICE! pHARLES WERNER, on Pa avesme. oppo V/ site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the season, an ample supply of Pettlboae's be*t ICE. which he will selL on call, In anyqoantiiias, a^ the lowest possible rates. may ?-dtSep ^