the evening stab, KJBitiHCD EVERT APTIRJfOOlVt (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At th* Btar Buildingi, former 0/ F'nnilr?fi a?<XM? (m4 S : event A strut, By W. D. H ALLACH, WBl b? served to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENT*, payable weekly to ths Agents; pepers served in packages at 37^ <?!? P?* month. To mail subscribers the sub actipUon prkels THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year in advance, TWO DOLLARS for six months, end ONE DOLLAR for three mnoths; for less than three months at the rate of li# <4mU a week. t?T SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. ?., MONDAY, JULY 16, 1855. NO. 789. COLUMBIAN COLLEGE, Waskinftem, DC. ReT J. G. Bin a St, D. D . President and Profes sor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy. William Rcaglks, LL.D.. Professor of Mechan ical Philosophy and Astronomy. Rev A. J. Hcxtisgtos A.M., Profemor of the Greek and Latin Languages. C*axl*s C. J*w?tt, A.M., Professor of Rhet oric and Belles Lettres. Law is II. St*irk3, A.M., M.D., Professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosoohy. E. T. Fkistos, A.M., Professor of Mathematics. William E. Jillsoji, A.M., Professor of Modern Laagyitu R. C Fox, A. B . Tutor In the Greek and I,atln Languages J. G Na?h" A M , Teacher of the Preparatory De TjaiUnest. HE next session burins on the last Wednesday in September. and continues ma^ months, vntil the last Wednesday in June. Candidates for admission may be examine on Monday and Tuesday preceding the opening of the session The regular College Course requires four years for the decree of A. if. Those wishing to do so may omit the ancient languages and pursue a scientific course three vears for the decree of B P An ad vanced course is also provided for the degree of A. M. Students may pursue any particular branches where thev can do so profitably, and will take suf ficient stuaw>s fully to orcupy their time, and re ceive a certificate of actual attainment. A Preparatory Department is established under the general supervision of therFaeulty, with an ahle\?A*x peri'-need teacher, and special attention will be given to fitting pupils to enter College. With a full and able I*acuity, students are with confidence Invited to the usual"benefits of our best Institutions, with tho*e 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?iawjw gl FISCHER'S BAND FILLY ORGANIZED. HA\ ING now completed all my 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 Se^euades. All those in fa vor of citizens' band are respectfully invited to en courage our enterprise, here in Washington city P. FISCIIERrLeader P. 9 ?This Band, under my direction, is regu larly uniformed, and from a practice of over twen ty vears 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 vrith Messrs. Hilbus A Hltz punctu ally attended to. may 14?to* PROS PERI'S CORNET BANlT 7IMIIS Band is suitable for any and all purposes. A and 1? warranted to give* satisfaction to all those who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass. Reed, or Cotillon Bah<f Any number of musicians to be had at the short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPERI. Leader, at Taltavull's Store, opposite tae .Marine Barracks. V B ?Orders left at Ililbus A II itz's.Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?4m GLENWOOD CEMETERY,"" Office Me. Pa. aveM corner 10th street, (0V1K THS "AVISO'S BASK.) THIS CEMETERY is laid out on the plan of the celebrated Greenwood, of New York, and situated on the high gepund distant one and a quarter miles north of the Capitol?North Capitol street leading directly to the gateway. This Company have sec area a charter from Con gress. appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes, making a fee title to the purchaser, and prohibiting ail encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which is of va-t importance to those who wish their dead to repose where they bave placet! them, for it Las becftme a custom' in all other cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the dead promiscously Into one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, as no titles nre given to the ground. V B.?Ottice open from 10 to 12 o'clock a m , where Pamphlets. containing the Charter, By laws. and a .dap of the Grounds, and ail other in formation, can be obtained. Ali orders left with Mr. James F. Harvey, No. 410 Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will he promptly attended to. Je 1??lw SEA BATHING. CHESAPEAKE HALL. HAMPTON, VA , IS situated withtn two miles of Old Point Com fort, with which place hourly communi cation is Lad by a neat and commodious Om nibus. of the most modern style, also by BoaLs - Hacks, 4c. The llall will be open for the recep tion of visiters on the 14th of May, at which time the proprietor hopes to be able to make comforta ble and happy the stay of all who may be seeking pleasure or health. Many 'mprovements have been added, such as cottages for families, play grounds for children, shade trees. 4c., indeed every thing that can con duce to the comfort of visitors. For health and beauty of location, this place is unsurf*.ised There Is daily communication with the steamers of Richmond, Norfolk and Baltimore^. Terms. j**r dav $2 uu Terms, per week 11 (JO Terms, per moath, (per day) 1 25 jsa-eoot R. G. BANKS. 1 CARRIAGES?CARRIAGES. HAVE now on hand, and constantly finishing, a very large assortment of Pleasure *ad Family CARRIAGES,of the latent fashions, which 1 will sell as low as the salne ((Uahty of work can be sold in any of the principal markets of the United States. Tae subscriber is now dealing exclusively in ^?""lagesaf OMrn manufacture, and all work ?owl by him will be warranted, and compare favor ably with any work ia this market. As I always s?*p a large assortment, I invite purchasers arid w^e? ex*Hine my stock before purchasing else Carnages built to order Old Carriages taken in Ochaage, or repaired at the shortest notice. THOMAS YOUNG, Sign of the Golden Horse, No lyy Pa. avenue and 4 k street, ffiav 1?eo3m MNEW MILLINERY. ISS THOMPSON has just opened our fourth ., *av"lce of Neapolitan, I^eguorn, Eng li l.ace. Crape, and other Summer ?au l^adies who have not yet supplied lecuoosVW 4re inv'le<* to ta^ *ll<* make their ?e ^ust r8fTived a choice lot of Fans, Silk ? is fine Silk Gloves, Hosier)-. Ac., together with articles not necessary to enumerate, aao to ail of which we invite attention. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, Fancy Dealers, No. 310 Penna. avenue. Jt 2?? POOR and LABORING men. S*ALL BUILDING LOTS of 10 feet or more, 10 *aru?js par's of the City, and Georgetown, *QW Prtces, and terms to suit. LLOYD A CO. p BUILDING STONE, . ? deliverable at the Canal, or Wharves, u "Sshingtou, Georgetown, or Alexandria. LLOYD A CO. ^ street, opp Treasury Department. "i port ant to persons breaking P tP HOUSEKEEPING. KRSON S removing from the city and wishing to dispose of their Furniture aiwt Housekeep ing L tenuis. 4c., without the trouble of sending ?em to pu>*lic auction, can do so by colling on us at our store, 317 Pa. avenue, corner of iftn street, as we atv prepared to buy all such goods as may woffrred. ' Housekeepers and others will do well by caUing ?* us. as we will pay the highest cash prices for Uiauch goods. . WALL, BARNARD A CO. .?am 317 Pa. avenue, 1 GREAT BARGAINS N I.ADIF.S', GENTS , MISSES'. A CHIL DRKN > BOOTS A.NDSHOKS.?The_im ?uosrriber has removed to the store on theftfla ?'onx-r of Twentieth street and Penns>lva-f Ml n-a avenue, where he is selling his present ^^iMorted stork of BOOTS A SHOES at great ly reduced price*. All persons in want of those fcrticlea will find it to their advantage to call before Purchasing elsewhere. A. H. SLOAN, Corner of street and Penna. a ran a* _ T U-?m . FOR HOT WEATHER. A tFB .iiu CREAMS, CAKE, tod WA v-iJi ? w Jljr *'Wch hs was awarded a ^ A Metropolitan Mechaniea'Institute, 2*feK PWOoT^rrsenU?d for the above Will M v ^ Dljtrlet free oi char? 90Bd>?.r ofd?s 94 # t Georgwvm, john x. klvaxs. William thompson. EL VAX S fc thompson, bralers 15 habdwabe, COACH trekm11708, fte , No. 326 Pennsylvania arrniir, btltteen Ninth and Tenth its, Washington, D. C HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia. German Silver, Aibata and j^lver Pla ted, Tea. Table and Dessert spootis Carvers and Forks, Steels. knives with and with out Korku Brass, Britannia. Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waffie Irons, Sad Irons Maalin and Bell Metal Kettle*, Furnaces, Grid irons, Ovens. Ax. BUILDING MATERIAL** Rural Cottage. Closet. Cnpboard,Chest,Till, Pad and 1 runk 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, Gimp*, Sofa and Chair Springs Venitian Blind Hooks. Rack Pulleys, Roller End* Brackets, Furniture Nails Glue, Coffin Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes, Saws, Drawing Knives, S|k>keshaves. Chisels and Gouges. Plane Irons Augers. Braces and Bitts, Boring Machines, Ham mer*, Hatchets, Devela Bevels, Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS Black and Bright Springs. Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spokes, Hubs. Bows. Poles Sleigh Runners, Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Curtain Frames, Lamps, Inside Linings, Lining Silks. Damask, Seaming Cords Tufts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks. Fringes, Lace.-*. and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather. Ac. ELVANS A THOMPSON, je 1?6m jfcjo Pa. avenue. CANAL PACKET LINE TO POINT OF ku< KS. THE Canal Packet CONGRESS having been thoroughly repaired and nut^6fe.---tjtttr~ in first rate order (the machinerv~ being removed and horse power substituted) con tinues making her re/ular trips between George town and the abovo pace. The Boat will leave the wharf of W. h. A H G Ritterfor Point of Rocks on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS and FRIDAYS at? o'clock a. m; and the Point of Rocks for Georgetown on 11ES DAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at tLe same hour, stopping at the different landings alon;? the line for the reception and landing of passenger* and freight, going and returning. The Boat will leave Georgetown at 7 o'clock a ?erry , m. Returning, leave Point at? a. in.. Know fan's Ferry at 7ft, MonocacyP, Edward's ferr^ 11, Seneca 1, Great Falls 3k, and arrive at George town at 7 p m Passage through either way s Meals served regularly on board the boat at mod erate prices. CHARLES MERRILL, Capt. je 2&?dtf PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GINGER winii M >kv anufactured Ftt OM F R EN c1i GRAPES, GREEN JAMAICA GINGER, rille ORANGES, Ac.?This delicious bev erage becomes the greatest favorite wherever it i introduced. It is euually palatable, more whole some, and not half tie price of other foreign wine< Manv physicians use it exclusively, and recom I ? J ?? ^ OtlU tW,VtIJ" mend it to all troubled with Flatulency, Dyspep sia, Debilitr. Cramps, Diarrlwra and Dysenter Persons subject to Chills, or living In districts where Ague or Cholera prevails, hud its occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. Mixed with a little Iced-water, it forms the most refresh ing and wholesome cooling drink in warm weather that can be taken. Price 50 cents per bottle. $5 p??r dozen. N. B. Country Druggists, Grocer*. 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; cissel,Georgetown; J. BALMER, Baltimore. jy 6?'if - ~ DENTISTRY. t> b DONALDSON, Dentist, late of the firm of av? Hunt A Donaldson, continues to. manufacture and insert those beautiful! porcelain teeth, with or without gums, "u-tu 1J for specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was awarded the first premium a't 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 deceive 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 beventbjand D streets. E en trance cuD. mar 21?6m DENTISTRY. DR. MUNSON respectfully calls public atten tion to his new, patent and great ly IMPROVED method of setting A tificial Teeth, with Continuous Gui the verv PERFECTION OF THE AltT. This stvle or Teeth has the following advantages over all others, via: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vieing with Nature in these respects, and in some others excelling. Public inspection is respectfully solic ited. Please call and see specimens. CAUTION.?No otner 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. < 'dice and house no. '20r E street, near the cor ner of Penna. avenue and 14th street. ? ap 21?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 tne Union and has testimonials showing that she is fully com petent to discharge the duties of her profession to the satisfaction of thone who may favor her with their patronage. Terms : ?10 for 24 lessons, at her residence, or 312 at the residence of her pupils. je 12?eo3m* LAW PARTNERSHIP. Robert j walker and louis janin have formed a co-partnership under the firm of "Walker A. Janin,'' for the management and argument of cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, and before the Court of Claims at Washington City. Address Washington, D. C. may 10?eo3m [No. ?0.J ]\TOTICE of the discontinuance * of the Uuited States Land Office at Defiance, in the State of Ohio.?Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of law. and in view of the report of the land officers at Defiaxck, Onto, that the va cant land in said district is reduced below one hundred thousand acres, the Secretary of the In terior has directed that said laud office at Defi ance be discontinued; and that the lands remain ing unsold at the time of the discontinuance be made subject to sale and entry at Chillicotue. the only remaining land office in the Stats or Ohio. Land* remaining unsold and unappropriated by law. and subject to private entry at tne land office office now discontinued, will cease to be subject to entry at said office from the date of the receipt of this notice by the register and receiver thereof, and the land officers at Chillicothe will give public notice of the day on which they will be prepared, to receive applications for entries of anv such lan4a at their office. JOS. wilson* Acting Commissioner Gen'l Land Office, je 23?lavrow REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBING AND GAS FITTING DEPOT. THE subscriber respectfully announces to his friends and the public in general that he has received the first lot of the celebrated DODGE s DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION and FORCE PUMP, which received the s1l\ ER MEDAL at the late Fair of the Metropolitan Mechanic* Insti tute, and is now prepared to furnish all who may favor him with a call. . His stock of GAS FIXTURES are unsorpeabed la the District. With his corps of aornpotent workmen hepr idaa himself to fill any orders in tha PLUMBING AND GAS-FITTING lina with promptness and despatch ? All work dona warranted to irlya complete satisfaction. JOHN ITEESE, mijr 3-tf tontM fcb * and pi. avmu* j NATIONAL MEDU AL COLLEGE, washington, D. C. THE thirty-fourth annual course of Lectures will commence on MONDAY, the2v:d of October, 1S55, and end on the 1st March, 1856. FACULTY. 1'homas Miller, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and Phvsiology. W*. P. Johnston, M. D., Professor of Obftet rics, and Diseases of women and children.' Joshua R iley, M. I).. Professor of Materia Med: ica, Therapeutics r.nd Hygiene Jito. Fred. Mat, M. D., Professor of the princi ples and practice of surgerv. Geafton Tyler, M. P., Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical mcd icine. i Lewis II. Strike*, M.D* Professor of Chemist try and Pharmacy. Edward M. Scoit, M. D., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M D.,Dean. Like most similar institutions in Eurojie. the desks from which the regular loct'ircs are given, mid the words for clinical instruction are under the same roof, The entire expense for full course lectures. .S'JT) (JO Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... ID IV Matriculating fee,* payable only once G W Graduating expenses 25 00 Admisaion totnc 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 liours to attend. For farther information address THOMAS MILLER, M D., Dean of the Faculty. N. B.?Medical students desiring situations as resident student in the Washington Infirmary, iwhich is the clinical department of the National iedical College.) are requested to make applica Uon by letter to Joshua Kiley, M. D., Curator of the \\ ashington Infirmary, who will give any in fi! mat ion 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 pre?-e dence. Six are to be chosen before the 1st of Oc ipber. - jy9?eotNovl 100,000 copies:: Steamboat Disasters on the Western Waters, an/1 Steamboat D irectory. THE Undersigned have now in course of prepa ration a new STEAMBOAT - -It - DIRECTORY, which will be is sued in October next: the book wjfl"coiUa!ETovTr J two hundred pages, illustrated in the best style, and neatly bound in a durable manner. It will aE ONE Of THE MOST INTERESTING BOOKS EVKK published, and will be a book that will be inter esting to ail classes of people. The STEAMBOAT DIRECTORY will contain a complete list and description of all the Steamboats now atloat in tin Western and Southern waters. The length, model speed, power and tonnage of each ln>at, where and by whom built, the name of the boat, with the i-ade she is in. Also, the names of CapLiinn and nficers, her age. Ac., Ac. The Directory will con tain a History of Steamboats and Steamboat in-.' on the Western waters, since the application olr steam: also, a sketch or the first boat built for the Ohio River, with the name of the builder, com mander and owner. The RIVER DIRECTORY will contain a li^' ind description of all the steamboat disasters that have occurred on the western and south ern waters, beautifully illustrated, with a list OE ALL THOSE WHO HAVE PERISHED BY THEIR burning, sinking and exploding, on the West ern and Southern waters. The Directory will contain Mans of the Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri. Illinois, Arkansas, White, Red, Ouachita, Yazoo, n.d other Rivers, with the Towns and Cities laid down, with correct distances; also, many other River and Commercial items of interest to the peo ple at large. The book will contain the cards ot the various U. S. Mail ttoaLs, with the trade thev are in, Ac., Ac. The Directory will al-*> contain a complete list of all the responsible Steamboat Licensed Otficers, their place# of residence. Ac.. Ac.; the new Steamboat Law, its requirements, with comments, showing wherein it benefits the m'o/npetent ojflrtr, and injures the evmpiten' officer, Ac., Ac., and all the important 17. S*. Su preme Court Steamboat Decisions up to date; the Rates and important Commercial Privileges, Hills of Lading, important Decisions of the various l'. S. Courts in regard to Freights Lost and Damaged, Ac., Ac.; with many other things of interest. The Directory will be illustrated in the be?t ??tyle, and printed in the best manner The au thor lias for six years been gathering together all the facts 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 th> low sun> of One Dollar. Ten thousand copies will be 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, diily. Some of the oldest boatmen, as well as most scientific men of the times, are contributors to the Steam boat Directory. The Directory will be Issued In October, and ?viU be an ornament to the parlor as well as steam - >at. Bv remitting One Dollar (postpaid,) you will receive a copy of the above work. All communications and letters should be ad dressed to JAMKS T. LLOYD A CO., Post Olllce Building, Cincinnati, Ohio. Jy 7?lm SEWING MACHINE AGENCY. THE undersigned, having been appointed sole Agent for tne 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 be nicessary to enable the purchasers to work them to their entire satisfaction, aud to keep thetn in perfect order. These admirable machines, having uniformly received the highest premiums wherever thev have l**en 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 desire further Information in 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. jy7?3taw2w ALEXANDRIA fc WASHINGTON BOATS. 'FHE Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON will X leave at the following hours. xII.T" Fare 12k cents. ritf ji T,, V The THOMAS COLLYER, when not other ways engaged, will make trips on the route at al ternate hours. Leave Washington at 6,8, 9?, 11X> 4, 5^, and 7. Leave Alexandria at 7, 9, 19#, 1 \, 3 , 4 , and ? ^Sf. S.?The Boat will leave Alexandria at 1# p. I m , or immediately on the arrival of the cars. jy7?d JOB CORSON , Captain. CARRIAGES. Ill AVE on hand some haudsome light and con venient family Carriages and Hug gies. A two horse Carriage and Ex press Wagon. Those desirous of purchasing any of the above described articles cheap will do well to call on the subscriber immediately, as 1 am de termined to sell low for cash, or on accommodat ing terms. All work warranted. Repairing done at the shortest notice and In the most approved manner. S. FLYNN,
No. 305 D St., bet 12th and 13th, jy 9?lm opposite the Kirkwood House. PIC-NIC BASKETS.?Just opened a variety of Pic-Nic, Traveling, Card, Ottice, Work, School and Toy Baskets. Also, a lot of Fresh Perfumery, from A polios, St. Harrison and Jules Hauel, Philadelphia^ Combs, Brushes, Fans, Playing and Visiting ! Cards, Card Cases, Porte Monnaies, Jet Goods, Pocket Cutlery, Cages, Music, Musical Instru ments, Stationery, Ac. JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Pa. &v., betw. Ninth and Tenth sts. Js 8?t BRITTANNIA AND PLANISHED WAKE. i w C5CUIy DUiioiv. v>uqmi| l/isurv, impvuai Dish Coven, Soup Tureen*, Castors, Pitchers, Cups, Lamps. Candlesticks, Se^ar Lamps. Spit toons, Ac .at the Housekeeper's Furnishing Store, 4WU Seventh street. GEO. FRA.VC1# DO TOl WAN* FIRST RATE IIS cream* Oo at onee to ARNY .Bridge street, Georgetowa, be was awarded a MEDAL by the Meti opqlttanMff&antei'Institute, for rci cxxaks, WATIK (CBI| UtdCilll m?y tfr-fOtf EXCURSIONS, Ac GRAND FIRE MENS' AND CIVIC MOONLIGHT EXCURSION WESTERN HOs" C 0 X P iWN T . rpiIK WESTERN HOSE COMPANY respect A filly announce to the citizens of , Wash 1 ngton. C eorgetown and Alex-Jg-t. ;>ndrta. that they have chartered the swift anc splendid Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON for ua Excursion, on MONDAY AFTERNOON, Julv23d, to the White House Pavilion. Tiieboat will leave Georgetown at 1% o'clock; Washington a: *2; Navy Yard at 2J? ; Alexandria at 3; returning she willleave the White House at a seasonable hour, and touch at the above places. The Committee have made the most extensive arrangements to render this excursion one of the most pleasant of the season. The Refreshment department will be conducted by a competent and accommodating caterer, Wst. Cork. Fisher's Band has been engaged for the occa sion. Should the day prove unfavorable, the excursion will be j>ostpr>nrd until further notice. Tickets ONE DOLLAR, admitting a Gentle man and Indies?to be had of any of the Commit tee, or at the boat on the day of the excurt-ion. Committee. Edmund Henly, Jas. Linkins, F.IIoltzman. jy 0?eotd# ^LL STRANGERS iV visiting the City should see Hunter's Cata logue of the curiosities of the Patent Office. Al io. his Description of Powell's Great Pictures. HUNTER is to be seen at 456 Ninth street. may 3i?3m* COFFIN WAREROOM, Ac. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., UNDERTA ? KERS? residence 4 IS Seventh street, between G and 11 streets. Interments procured in any ground or cemetery. Collins, (Japs, Shrouds, Car rioles, llearse, and every article for interments of "the best quality fur nib bed at short notice, on the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the night. Having the exclusive right of Crump's l'aient Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the dead for any length of time. jy 11?ly CABINET FURNITURE AND HOLSE FLRNISH1NG GOODS-Very Cheap! THE Subscribers would call the attention of the public to the fact that they are sell i lit: their Goods at greatly reduced prices. and\S^^ purchasers will find that they can save at 1^1 least 20 per cent by giving us a call. Our' " ? stock eriibraces every article (both new and second hand) usually kept In a complete House-Furnish ing Store. Furniture bought or exchanged. Repairing and Varnishing promptlv attended to. HON if. A COOMBS, Cheap Furniture Dealers, No. 369 7th st., j? 6?Iw between 1 and K. SUMMER RETREAT. E>LAKISTON'S PAVILION will be open for J the reception of visitors on the 5th of J uly. The proprietor's table will be sup plied with the delicacies abounding in the* waters adjacent to Blakiston's Island. He hopes 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 Alice C. Price stop regularly at his landing. Terms for one week or more, $1 25 per day. For a shorter time #1 50 per day. GEORGE VV. BLAKISTON, je26?lm* Proprietor. AMERICAN HOTEL, No. 456 Pa. avenue, bt'ustta 4% and 6th streets, HEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, FtOrtltTOM. jy 6?6m NOTICE TO T1IE CREDITORS OF HALL A BROTHER. BARUCH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac llall, having on the 2Sth day of February, it-55. assigned to the undersigned all the stock in tradt: a.id debts of the iirm of Hall A Brother, to be applied to the full satisfaction of certain debts, liabilities, and engagements of said firm of Hall \ Brother, and the surplus to pay and distribute rateable among such of the remaining cred itors of said hrm as shall within six months from >aul'?*th day of February. Ic55, execute and de liver to said Baruch Hall full and absolute re leases of all indebtedness to them respectively by said Baruch Hall, surviving partner as aforesaid Notice is therefore hereby given to such credi tors of said lirm of Hall A Brother, or said Banich Hall, surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the benefit of said assignment to exeeute and deliver to said Baruch Hall lull and absolute releases as aforesaid, within the period of six months from said 2t*th day of February, 1S55. RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee. Je 11??JotAug2&th PHILADELPHIA LAGER BEER DEPOT, Pa. avenue. between and 6th sts. WE have at all times the best PHILADEL PHIA LAGER BEER on hand, and offer it now for sale for #3 per keg, and iu quart bottles tor 50 per dozen. We send the beer free of cost to all parts of the city. j?7" Many physicians have recommended this beer as one of the best remedies for weak stoin ?eh*. je 13?Ira# DR. L. B. 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THE 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 Office, Montgomery county, Alary land, R. 8. KIRK, or WM H FARQUHAR Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Tree, W. D. Wallach- je 30?2awOw CH1CKERING A SON'S PIANOS. THE subscriber has lately received an addition al supply of Pianos, which again completes his usual large and elegant assortment, embracing every variety of pattern and scale, from the old ana renowned factory of Chickering A Sons, Boston, and from other approved Boston manufactories. By the packet wnlcb leaves Boston oa the atth instant, he will receive from Chickering A Sons a further supply of magnificent Louis XIV . and par lor Grand Pianos. These instruments have elicit ed the highest enooniums from the first artiste In the oountry Second hand Pianos taken la part payment The subscriber can and will sail Pianos a* low they can be bought In the U nited States. N.w Mu.lt DAV[, jy 7?#o8t faawyl^mi* svenu#. EVENING STAR. THE SETTLE EV THE GARDEN. BT CATHARINE M. TROWBKIDOC. Jane Stevens came from the garden into the houso, one morning crying bitterly. She had not jet learned t<j bear pain very heroically, hii I she had been badly nettled. " What is the mutter, Jane ?" said her mo ther. " I've got nettled." " Nettled ? How ?" '* 1 was picking currants. and there was a great ugly nettle in the currant-bushes, ami so I tot nettled with it." 44 Yon should have been more careful." 44 Well, I didn't see it; besides, it had no business to be there. It was no place for a nettle." ?'That is very true replied her mother, smiling. '-It is no place for it, and Thomas should have soon that it was removed. But come here, and 1 will pnt something on your hand which will soon make it feci better. Jane'3 hand was s<?ou relieved, and she thought po more about the m uter thut morn ing. In the afternoon her cousin Lucy came to 8oe her. 44 I've come to spend tho afternoon? mother ha# given me leave." said Lucy. '? Oh, I'm so very glad!" said Jane; anJ away the two gills skipped to their play. In an hour, fcowevcr, Jane came into the house. looking quite out of sorts, and Lucy was not with her. 44 Where is Lucy ?" asked Jane's mother. "She h is gone home." 44 Gone hcm??' What does that mean'?I thought she had come to spend the afternoon " '? She did'nt want to stay any lpnger," said Jane hurrying awav from her mother, as if she wished to uvuia being asked any iuorv questions. Her mother saw that something was wrong, but she saw, also, that Jane did not wish to be questioned ; and as Lu<-v was already gone, she thought she would say no more to her at that time. Jane went straight to her own room, and there she remained until she was called down to tea. When she came to the tea-table, her mother saw that she had been crying. After .-upper, her mother called her to her ovnroom and said to her, gently but firmly? '? Now. Jane, you must tell me what hap poned between yoa ard Lucy this afternoon. 1 heard her t*y. when she came, that her mother had given her peimission to spend the afternoon. It is not very often that girls de cline to avail themselves of such a permission. Now, I wish you to tell me frankly, just as it is, why your cousin Lucy went home." 4* 1 will tell you. mother." said Jane, 44 for I have been very unhappy about it ever since. While we were playing in the garden, I asked Lucy to go with me into the meadow, und gather some wild flowers. But she did not wish to go, because she wanted to come into the house and play with my great doll. She ssid she asked her mother to let ber come on purpose to play with it.. I was vexed with her bocuuse she w<<uld not go into the meadow, and declared that I would not bring out the doll that afternoon. Then she got angry, and said, 4If I were going to be so ugly she would go home.' I 44 You do not mean to go home, I know," I said. 4<Auut Lucy said you might stay until night, and I gue?s you will be glad enough tu stay." 4-No, I shall not stay," she said; 411 shall go home;" and she turned to go out of the garden. 4' I thought she was only trying to frighten me, and make me bring out my doll; but the first thing I knew she was out of the garden and the yard, and running towards home a? fat* ha she could. When I saw that she w.'tS really gone. 1 wa* sorry for what I had done.'' " And what have you been about all the time since Luej went away ?" inquired her mother. 441 have bcon up in my room, crying." 4* I should think so, by the looks of your eyes. I think you and Lucy both have been pretty badly nettled this afternoon, and think it is time that tho great, ugly nettle was pulled up." Jane looked at her mother as if not qmite certain what she meant. ?? You have not forgotten how you were net tled this morning, have you ?" '*No, mother." '?And don't you also remember that you said that the garden was no place for the nettle." ??Yes, mother." 44 What you said was very true. The gar den is no place lor it. It sh"tild not have been suffered to grow there. Go out there, my dear, and see if you cau find it there new." She went to the spot where the nettle vai growing in the morning, but it was not there, and she went in and told her mother that it was gone. 4'&j I expected, my dear, for I ordered Thomas to-day to remove it. Now the spirit of unkindness in your heart, my ehild. is like that ugly, stinging nettle. Do you think it should be suffered to grow there ? Think of the mischief it has done, and the pain it has caused to-day. Lucy crime here this afternoon hoping to have a very pleasant visit, aud a grand time with your doll, which, having seen but once, is quite an attraction to her. When she came, you both skipj*-d into the garden as happy as lambs; but y?.ur unkindness ha.? spoiled it all. She was your guest, and you kuow you should have done all you could to make her visit pleas.At. But instead of doing this, you were disobliging and positively un kind, and your unkindness, doubtless, sent her home feeling very unhappy. Don't you think it caused her more pain than the nettle did this morning' Don't you think it worse to have tue heart stung than hands ' And this samo ugly nettle has stung you as well as Lucy. Is it not so ? Had you not rather bear the pain of being nettled this morning than the self-reproach you have felt for treating her as you did *" 44 Yes, mother, I am sure I had; for I have been very unhappy this afternoon." 44 The nettle in the garden has been pulled up and thrown away. What shall be done with that ugly weed of unkindness and selfish ness which has sprung up in your heart f Would it not be a fine plan, if that could be nulled up too ? So long as it remains it will be stinging some one as it has this afternoon. Who do you suppose planted the nettle in the garden ? ' 44 Planted the nettle, mother '. I never heard of such a thing as planting a nettle. They come up of themselves quite fast enough " i4 Did you ever hear of corn and potatoes coming up of themselves ?" 44 No, motker, I guess Thomas would like it if they would." 44 So it is with our hearts, my daughter. They may be compared to a garden. The weeds of unkindness, selfishness, and pride come up of themselves. They need no culti vation. If we take no care of our hearts, these will be sure to grow rank enongh. But the beautiful plants of love, gentleness, kind ? ness, and self-denial will not grow without cul ture. Again, let me ask you what shall be done with the weed of unkindness in your heart ? Shall it be suffered to grow there, or will you try to pull it up ?" Jane looked at her mother and replied, se riously and earnestly. 441 will try to get rid of it, mother, I know it has done a great deal of mischief already. 1 don't want it in By heart any longer. " 441 am glad to hear yoa say so, but yon mast remember that one effort will not safioe. Do you suppose that Thomas will never have to poll up another nettle In the garden ?" 441 know he will have to pull up many net tles. I know that they keep growing all the time." 44 Let this teach you a lesson, my dear. You must watch your heart all the tine, if you will TUB WEEKLY STAR. * % _I fining ? |W?? . . ? ujm , be found la any oUw?U published ?a tat ur day ?Im. mai. Single eep*, paruMB ti a TO CLrU Five ropiea .9A <t Ten ropiaa . Twenty coptv. 14 U IZT Ca?, IXTitUlLT II UUKCI. ITT Single eepiea (Uvrtpmn) mi be prerurW at the counter, ImaadlkWr *f\m tha tam at tL< paper Price?'These Caare. PotTMAtTit* who act aia^nvV baallowec a commission of twenty par cent irii tZ" W1?" unkind arise you mu-t try to overcome them wil.it J,>u carefully cultivate every kind andWnu! emotion . If you do thia the nettles of y -ui heart will never grow rank euourh to voUr friends, a* they did this afternoon, hat th* (MMtifnl plant* which you carefully celt?v?t< will r,J .|,-e the hearts of all who love you - J?u *un?t. however, remember that it is only oy constant watchfulness that you can subdu< *ne ever springing-weeds of evil ia j.*r heart *?u must watch that yon mu t be able to ut> root them an aeon aa they appear, before they ,holli i ?nd yoe mast pray. be 7 ' ir rU U P 10 Jo i? lt*" ideal th.rl i. ^7?UVt0 d? Iu -TOUr "Wn rtr*H(fth. b?t <btai> on* who Will b<-lH if T)D wi|| ,?k DM?k2 wMT1" to .hoc: a ia Wife daring the Honeymoon A man named Charles Willi nn', a n.uve I Denmark, n, arrested Tuesday night n ? ?argc of attempting to kill hi. wifAy sho,,t. 7 at h'r w,th. ??? of Colts nix-barrel re volving pistols. It appears that he had rjrent returned from California, and li^d be-i marned only about three weeks. Mrs. Wil I tains, a young and tolerably g?.,'.-| joki ? woman, apj^arwd We4i>eM?y morning b. f ,r, Justice Comadly. at tb* Fiftu District P..|ic? ^Ui * Uiaut, the fallowing datei^ut in at affidavit: M iry Ann William?, of No. 14 n4k st?, t | deposed that on the 10ih day of Ju'y. i*4d,' she wax violently and feloniously assaulted hv her husband. Charles William-, who attempt ed to take.her life, by discharging at her i pisVd loaded with pow<ler and a ball About half past eight o'clock in the evenin, she went a-ross the rtnet from her reeidene! to the house of John Johnson. No. 41 <>,U F* 7m" mi,k' and whil? obtiin.ns it her husband camc in. and seising her bi the throat with one hand, and predating th, piatol at her with the other, said, "Mary yoi will have to take this." 7 7 She acreamed. and her husband was by Johnson, whereupon the wrfe started u run away, and ha4| got up two or throe stet-i on the stairs of Jolineon'. house, when, m looking behind, she saw her husband ebwe t< her He eaaght hold of her by the dress an^ discharged one of the barrels of the pi?t >1 at her, the contents of which paw -d over ht-i head, owing to her falling at the time he ?ciie<j her When the wife foil, and after the discharge of thopntol, she felt her husband -tnkc \ vi about the neck or head with the pistol, bu the taiut?J and became insensible, and is un aware what occurred alVrwards The re maining five barrels of said pistol ware at th< time loadi-d and capped. r wl?o arreeted William,, found the bullet which bad been dU harg^ fn.m the pic-t-d, upou the atairs of John.- .n'i house jum over the place when Mo W ,Mi .m was at the time the pistol was dischar 'v I her. " i WclP?n' a 'arSe *** shooter, licavilj loaded, was brought into court W.liiam* i about thirty years of age Ho had been ii Cahfon.ia lor tho last two year* Ilo w i committed to priaon in default oftw > thou?a I aollars bail. illiams, the wife, was retained as i witiiess. Jealousy and intemperance on th< part of the hu.-<b<ii>d, is suppomtl to have been the cause of the difficulty Willies, upot his examination, said he did not know whal he was about ?.V. Y. Evening J'ost. Strange Activity of an Insane Woman. There is a woman in Whitney, who. f.r t!:? ps>t ten yc.rs, has beeu insane. It ?* n ( iuily known what the causo was that lei t. this very pc-culiar state of the mind Ab ul eighteen years aP> she lost her husband, l.ui since that time she ha.- performed the duti<?* of her household with as much care an 1 i,ru deuce a? is common?oooka, washes, doe- ill the hounehold v jrk without assistance or rui 1 ance. But, unlike most women, she si*endi no useless time in doors eugaged up<>u tht nicer kinds of lace work, or even at the U-ilet bhe ha?. a work to do, and all her energies ar< gi>en to it. As soon as the dishes are washed, furniture set in order, she lights her pipe aud starts for the field. ;^oat si* rud" from her house are two small hills which she is at work in leveling Tliey are about 12 feet high, and on the t..p oontsin nearly quarter of an acre During the past ten years all her leisure moments have been tnus ocoupicd. Early in the morning, with her crowbar and hoe, which are th* onlv tools she used, she starts for those hill tops, and there works till night. She carries tho small stonos to the foot of the hill, rolls tho Jarge ones, and the dirt hoes down.- Iu thii way she has lowered ona hill more than 6 feet, the other 4i. The work she has performed is said In he more than any one man in this town could have done in the same time with the t^rne t<wis. The stones alone she has oarried U> the f*>t of the hill would now require the labor of five men aud four oxen two months u? rem ?ve Notwithstanding this immense and continuous , labor, sho enjoys at this time the very be-t ?f health. When in the house about her work she is perfectly rational, never destroys anything, aud is guilty of no cuuning tncks, sm?h as craxy people generally are. She uses her sou s wood to heat up large rock-, which <he cannot remove without breakiug, then pours water upon them, shelling them into siua t pieces to enable her to carry them into ths valley. Upon almost every subject of the day she expresses herself, having ideas peculiar to her self alone. In scriptures she is we'l vi rsed. The w .rd Sun is not properly spelled, she c .nl tends it is J\ us, beoout>e it nourishes the ea. a. The wonderful Aurora Borealis is the Devil s l 'r? ? ? tars are the ppark* that riue up wb^j the Devil stirs it. She nas had oocasional en counters with this personage while at her woik on the hills. Once he attempted to take hur rrovhar from her It was badly bent in tho struggle and her face scratched, hut sho over powered him. She has great faith in charms, or what *he calls power-stones; her bed is accordingly filled with these stones which she takes from thu the windows, corners, and various other parts of the house. She puts them al*> around hercorn. which she plants upon the hills, and which grow# well and yield abund antly, though all the soil is removed. Theso stone.-, she assures people, keep off the witches and make the corn grow.?Bangor Mercury. Relics or the Revolution.?Ma:<y of our eitisens as well as numerous strangers, doubt less remember the "Old Adams H..use,M situ ated nearly opposite the depot iu West Cam bndge, which has long been noted as a relic of revolutionary time*, and has been visited by thousands of persons for the purpose of view ing the bullet holes which were made by shots fired by the British on the day of the ever me morable battle of Lexington. The old hou-e ?a j?W UB^erlt0'nS demolition, and is daily v % lted by numbers of persons who are dojirois of obtaining rome part of it as a memento oi' the times that tried man's souls. Quite a num ber of bullets have been found imbedded in the walls aud timbers, many of which present flattened and ragged surfaces, made by pene trating the oak timbers. The owner of the es tate, Mr. Josiab Russell, takes pains to secure every bullet found in the builaing. and dis poses of them at one dollar each. Yesterday afternoon a small piece of clapboard, whict had been perforated by a bullet was sold for half a dollar ?Boston Jtmmml UT You may glean knowledge by roadlcg, but you must separate Uieehaff frow the whe?s ty A lot of fellows went on a deer hast ti e other day. in Arkanaaa. and in lees than thtee feours captured three girls and a veiL&b.