Newspaper of Evening Star, July 18, 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 18, 1855 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. THTRTY-FIYE. '? The year* of man ape three score and ten Oh. weary h?art' thou'rt half way horn?, We stand on life'a meridian height; A? far from childhood's morning come, As to the grave's forgetful night. Give Youth and Hope a parting tear Look onward with a placid brow, Hope promised hut to bring us here. And Reason talcs the guidance* now ? One backward look?the last?the last One silent tear, for youth is past. Who goes with Hope and Paxsion back ? Who comes with me and memory on ? Oh ! lonely looks the downward track. music hush'd. Hope's roses gone. To Pleasure and her giddy troop Farewell. without a sign or tear; But heart gives way, and spirits droop, To think that Love may leave me here. Have we 110 charm, when youth has liown ? Midway to death, left sad and lone. But ?tav * as 'twere a twilight star That >ends its thread across the wave, I see brightening light from afar. Steal down a path beyond the grave ' And now?ble*s God?it* golden tine Comes o'er and lights my shadowy way, And shows the dear hand clasped in mine j But, list what those sweet voices say: '?The better hind's in sight, And. by its chastening light, All lore from lips midway is driven, Save her whose clasped hand Will bring thee on to Heaven !" The Bird.?It is doubted by many* that the mocking bird will imitate the sounds of instruments in playing tunes or the whist ling of a man. The other evening we had most convincing proof of the ability of these wonderful bird&in this regard. A negro boy wad guilty along the street, whistling a well knowr. Ethiopian melody, and when he paused, a mocking bird, confined in a cago near by, as it emul us to surpass his sable rival, burst forth with the same tune, and whittled it with the^ finest taste and execution, throwing in, besides, little operatic quavers and trills with admirable effect. It was certainly the most brilliant musical performance in the whistling line we have ever heard, and the tones were an exact imitation of those of the human ani mal. At the conclu.-ion of the air, the bird whistled up the dogs, cackled like a hen. cawed like a crow. Ae., and when we puckered up otrr poor Mower, and ran up and down the gamut, the rara avis quite made us ashamed of ourselves by the clearness and precision rith which it improved upon the humble copy ?d " set.' ?Mobile Advertiser. we had Shall Defalcations.?On the tenth page of the printed report of the directors of the Eastern Railroad it is stated that Thomas D. Daiion. formerly general freight agent of the road, is a defaulter iu the sum of *5.386.50 V) e hear that this person was discharged from the employment of the Boston and Maine Load lor the reason that his accounts were not satisfactory, being short of about one hund red dollars. He was at once employed bv the E is tern Kail read, from whom it now appears he took upward of five thousand dollars ? Boston 'Transcript. Paisk Before lou Follow Exavple ? A mule laden with salt and an ass laden with wool, went over a brook together. By ch-ince the mules pack became wetted: the salt melted, and nis burden became lighter. After they had passed, the mule toll his good for tune to the ass. who thinking to speed as well, wetted his pack at the next water, but hi.s load became heavier, and he broke down under it. The Fourth or Jutv ix Havana?The Havana correspondent of the New York Jour nal of Commerce says: "The flag of the f mud autes was displayed from the United c'ates consulate, and unfurled by the Amer ican shipping in port, on the 4th; and there were several headache celebrations, and sev eral others where there wa* temperate so briety.-' Ixt LAM ma tout Kjieuxatissi.?A gentleman wishes us to publish the following for the ro bot'of suffering tumauity. He says he has Knvwn a number of cures m by it, and all of them in a short time. Half an ounce of pulverised saltpetre, put in hall" a pint of sweet oU. But he the parts affected, then a sound cure will speedily be effected.?Lynch burg hxjrress. Ij?1 A new diamond, found by a negrcs5 in Brazil, and called the ??Star of the South.has reached England, ami is producing a sensa tion. It weighs 2o4j carats, and will probably lose half its weight ia cutting. The Koh-i noor, now it is finally cut, weighs 122 carat*. Interesting Coi ple.?There arc a cou lee in Cincinnati who have been engaged to be married for the last five years, but no time has occurred within that period when they were both out of prison at tne same time. ARRIVALS AT PRINCIPAL HOTELS. Browns' Hetel?T. p. A x ikowk. Mrs J S Sydnor, Tex H M Pearson, Fla G A Jone*, do j* \y Carter, SC L Eggle*ton and sister, H L McShane, Ky Md J \v Gregg, do J M Fishburn. Va Col R S Motley, Va S R Br>ant. lud l)r L S Jovues, do J S S< ott A family, La J J Townsend, NY Mtsn Pickett, Mi S H Haweo. Va M Pickett A ;.?dv, do Miss M O Haw.*, do R Learv, Md Miss Tucker, do H IVkett. l.a H L Rouards. NC A S Plowman A family, W M Thomas and ladv Ohio sy J * ^ S Allen, do Miss A Thomas, do K Woodrow, do Miss L Handv, do C Morrell, NY W E Peters 1 A \ullette, 111 J A H age man, NY THLeary. NC G R Sayles. do J Oldham. Del J W Clemens A sister, 1 Adams, Md Va J J Watson, Va M Basset. Ct J L ^ ates, SO T \V Weasner, O * ? Belknap A son, Ga ii ii a W Steveus A family, Pa D 11 Miller, Md National Hotel?*. d. willa&d. E L Plumb. Mex F Goushem, NY W Cooper, NJ c O SJUesk, 111 J f Pepper, NY JC Carter. Va J J May, Fla W * vson. Md T S Alexander, Md zi Va J Bubier. La %t . V>U,va' TV,n Iit>v Mr Hall A family, M J Ofhon. ex | " '.j ~ *Trj"^r xc M Now, Mo I- Rodriguez. Cuba l)r DeGrath, Pa SS Saloniuns. A-* Pr< f C DeGrath, do H J Hamilton. jo J F Lark in & lady, Va A C aid well, C ul?a Willards' Hotel?h a & i. c. WiLLilD, *?* G Warner, Md Miss Lav, do \ Becuet, La 0 M Hyde, .Mich R R Carter, USN V,J.e;?:ue' N V Ci W Hyatt, III J 1" Jov t Statisoury, NY J G Benton, USA L Ladhitx J M Brlckhoiise, Va C Crozet, Va L Holmes, O HO lledgcoxe A son Kirkwood House?j. h. A a. kikkwood. H H Petrie, N Y F W Ueadman A family, S 1> Darling, do Ga S/.1*""?' dl> 11 Harrold. Pa ,L ^ -%Id L Worcester. DC f. .f I we' FrdlK'? J O Beaumont, USN ?r r J Mct^uatters T C **tevins, Md American Hotel?ueflebower A LOVSTT. f pfu^,ifd J J Ball, Va G P Button, Va M Gibson do Mis* Pr. r tice, DC G Beckhain do H L OsMe. jr, \ a G L Ward, do W Lnse. Ala G U i.arton, do A B Keaoo. DC Capt Blakey, do c i o? ' Vs O S Thomas, Md 5 A Chancellor, do J Bean. SC J MeCormick, do C G Morrison, DC Wlllards' Hotel -Old Point Cemiort, V?. ? H ^ i ^ Dr King WiUiam v , r '?tWo W w Foster, %'a v n, ?/" t "I1' do J K Lee, Rfchiod mS.d? s rSSSSJ J *cM <10 Br W P Bmm, Udy * ? iUu^'0"' "? T Kruton. do j 1? Sd.r, 7ko,1''y1,"*?' TLXlSd No3d S ff d Mlsa E Hliiton. Norf L fc Burress, Norf P W Hunter. <io T Allate A lady, do A B Cook 1 9 Clark, Petersburg T M Patten, Jr I G Beocy A sistw aad 141 oUmts Medical. CARTER'S SPANISH MIXTURE. THE GREAT PURIFIER OF THE BLOOD! SOT A PARTtCLK O# MKRCUkT IS IT. AN INFALLIBLE REMEDY for Scrofula. King's Evil, Rheumatism. Obstinate Cutane ous Eruptions, Pimples or Pustules on the j?rei Blotrhes. Bolls. Chronic Sore Eyes. Ring Worm or Tetter, Scald Head. Enlargement and Pain of the Bones and Joints, Stubborn 1 ^ >" philitic Disorders, Lumbago, Spinal Com plaints. ami mil the disease arising from an in judicious use of Mercury, Imprudence ?n Life, or Impurity of the Hloort THIS VALUABLE MEDICINE, which ha? become celebrated far the number of extraor dinary cures, effected through It* agency, has in duced the f roprietors, at the urgent request of their friends, to offer it to the public, which they do with the utmost confidence in its virtues and won derful curative properties. The following certifl cates. selected from a large number, are. however, stronger testimony than the mere word of the pro prietors : and are all from gentlemen well known in their localities, and of the highest respectabili ty, many of them residing in the city of Rich mond, va. F. BOYDEN, Esq , of the Exchange Hotel, Richmond, known everywhere, says he has seen the Medicine called Carter's gfpAStsn Mix turk. administered in over a hundred cases, in nearly all the diseases for which it is recommend ed, with the most astonishingly good results. He says it ia the most extraordinary medicine he has ever seen. AGUE AND FEVER?GREAT CURE.?\ hereby certify that for three vears 1 had Ague and Fever of the most violent description. I had sev eral Physicians, took large quantities of Quinine. Mercury, and 1 believe all the Tonics advertised, but all without permanent relief. At last I tried Carter's Spanish Mixture, two bottles of which effectually cured me. and 1 am happy to say I have haa neither chills or fevers since. I con sider it the best Tonic in this world, and the only medicine tuat ever reached my caso. JOHN LONGDEN. Bkavkr Ditch, near Richmond, Va. C. B LUCK, Esq., now In the city of Rich mond, and for manv years in the Post Office, has such confidence in ?he astonishing efficacy of Car ter's Spanish Mixture, that he has bought up wards of 58 bottles, which he has given away to the afflicted. Mr. Luck savs he has never known it to fail when taken according to directions. Dr. MINGE, a practising Physicianj and for merly of the City Hotel, in the citv of Richmond, says he has witnessed in a number of instance the effects of Carter's Spanish Mixture, which were most trulv surprising. He says in a case of Consumption, dependent on the Liver, the good efiects were wonderful indeed. SAMUEL M. DRINKER, of the firm of Drin ker A Morris, Richmond, was cured of Liver Complaint of three vears standing, by the Use of two bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture. GREAT CI' RE OF SCROFULA ? The Edi tors of the Richmond Republican had a servan? employed in their press room, curcd of violent Scrofula, combined with Rheumatism, which en tirely disabled him from work Two bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture made a perfect cure of him. a>?d the Editors, in a public notice, sav the\ "cheerfully recommend it to all who are afflicted with any disease of the blood." STILL ANOTHER CURE OFSCROFULA. I had a very valuable boy cured of Scrofula by Carter's Spanish Mixture. I consider it truly a valuable medicine. JAAiES M. TAY LOR, Con ductor on the R. F. and P. It. R. Co., Richmond. Va. SALT RHEUM OF TWENTY YEARS STANDI\G CURED? Mr. JOHN THOMP SON' , residing in the city of Richmond, was cured by three bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, ol Salt Rheum, which he had for nearly twenty years, and which all the physicians of the city could not cum. Mr. Thompson is a well knowi, merchant in the city of Richmond, and his cure is most remarkable. WM. A MATTHEWS, of Richmond, had a servant cured of Svphilis, in the won t form, by Carter's Spanish Mixture He says he cheerfully recommends it, and considers it a'very invaluable medicine. EDWIN BURTON. commissioner of the reve nue, says he has seen the good effects of Carter'? Spanish .Mixture in a number of Syphilitin cttaes, and says it is a perfect cure for that horrible ?if> ease. WM. G. HARWOOD. of Richmond, cured otf old Sores and Ulcers, which disabied aim from walking. Took a few bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, and'Aits enabled to walk without a crutch, in a short time permanently cured. Principal Depots at M WARD, CLOSE A CO.. No ?*? Maiden l.are, New Y'ork. T. W. l)Y OTT Jt SONS, No. 162 North Second street. Philadelphia. BENNETT at BEERS, No. 1*25 Main street. Richmond, Va. And for sale by CHARLES STOTT, Washing ton. D. C : H EN R V PELL, Alexandria, and by Druggists everywhere. Price SI per'bottle, or six bottles for 85. sep 21?ly INHALATION tor thh crRE or ASTHMA AND CONSUMPTION. NEW AND VERY WONDERFUL !! ! HYG33ANA Brought home to the door of the Millian? WONDERFUL discovery has recently been made by Dr. Curtis, of this city, in the treat A ment of Consumption. Asthma, and all di?ea*es of the Longs. We refer to Dr CURTIS'S HY GEANA. or INHALING HYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY SYRUP. With this new me thod. Dr. C. has restored many afflicted ones to health, as an evidence of which be has innumera ble certificates. Speaking of the treatment, a phy sician remarks, "It is evident that inhaling?con stantly breathing aii agreeable, heeding vapor?the medicinal properties must come in direct contact with the whole atrial cavities of the lungs, and thus escaf* the many and varied changes produced upon them when introduced into the stomach, and subject to the process of digestion." The Hyge ana is for ^ale at all the Druggists throughout the country.?N. Y. Dutckinn* Jan. 14. The Inhaler i<* worn on the breast under the lin en, without the least Inconvenience?the heat of the body being sufficient to evaporate the fiuid Hundreds of cases of cures, like the following, might be named. One package of the Hygeana has cured me of the Asthma of six years standing. J. F. KEESBERRY', P. M. of Duncannon, Pa. I am cured of the Asthma of ten years' standing by Dr. CurtLs's Hvgeana. MARGARET EASTOX, Brooklyn, N. Y'. MRS. P.VU L, of No. 5 Hammond street, N. Y., was cured uX a severe case of Bronchitis by the Hygeana. My sister has been curcd of a distressing cough of several years* standing, and decided to be in curable by the physicians. She was cured in one month by the Hygeana. J. II. GAluERT, P. M. Richmond, Me. ] The Rev. Dr. CHEEVER, of New Y'ork, testi fies of our medicine in the following language: New Yom, Nov. 15,1HS1. Dear Sir: I think highly of Dr. Curtis's Hyge ana as a remedy in di' cases of the throat and lungs. | Having some opportunity to testify its effica cy, I am convinced that it Is a most excellent rem edy, both the Syrup and the inhaling application to the chest. Prof S. CENTER writes us as follows: Gentlemen?i have recently had occasion to test your Cherry Syrup and Hygean Vapor, in a case of chronic sore throat, that had refused to ) ield other foam> of treatment, aud the result has satis fied me that, whatever may be the composition of your preparation, it is no imposition, but an excel lent remedy. 1 wish, for the sake of the afflicted, that it might be brought within the reacli of all. DR. JOHN'S^ one of the most celebrated Physi cians in New York writes as follows : Dr. Cuktis?Dear Sir?Having witnessed the excellent efiects of your Hygeana or Inhaling Hy gean Vapor aud Cherry S>rup, in case of Chronic Bronchitis, and being much in favurof counter ir ritation hi afiectioos of the throat. Bronchial tube> and lungs, I can therefore cheeriully recommend your Medicated Aparatus as being tne most con venient and effectual mode of aptilyiiig anything of the kind 1 have ever seen. No doubt thousands of persons may lie relieved, and many cured, by using your medicines. 1 must here be allowed to confess that 1 am op posed to prescribing or using secret compounds, out this little neatly contrived article, ana its ef fects in the case above alluded to, have induced me to spe.ik in its favor. Yrou are at liberty to use this In any way you may think proper. Respectfully, yours, &c., C. JOHNS, M. D., No WW Houston street, N. Y\ Price three dollars a package. Sold by CU RTIS A PERKINS and BOY'D 4 PAUL, 149 Chambers St., N. Y'. Four packages sent free to any part of the Uni ted States for ten dollars. N. B.?Dr. Curtis's Hvgeana is the ORIGINAL and ONLY GENUINE ARTICLE; all others are base imitations, or vile and injurious counter feits. Shun them as you would POISON. For sale in Washington by CHAS. STOTT. Pa. avenue, near 7th street, and J. B. MOORE, in the First YVard. may 2*?6m SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER.?Gentlemen's best quality of Shirts made to measure and warranted to lit, at the lowest New York prices. WALL A STEPHENS. 322 Pa. avenue, next to Iron Hal. j jjr l*-? (News) Medical. DOCTOR HOOF LAND'S CELEBRATED GERMAN BITTERS, PREPARED BT Dr. C. M. JACKSON, Philadelphia, Pa., will kffrctcally crRK LIVER COMPLAINT, DYSPEPSIA, Jaundice, Chronic or ffervou.? Debility, Dis eases of the Kidneys, and all Diseases arising from ? Disordered Liver or Stomach. Such a? Constipation. Inward Piles, Fullness, or Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stomach, Nau sea. Heartburn, Disgust for food, Fullness, or Weight in the Stomach. Sour Eructations, Sink ing or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach. Swimming of the Head, Hurried and Ditflcult Breathing, Fluttering ot the Heart. Choking or Suffocating Sensations when in a lying Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots of Wt*!? before the Sight, Fever and Dull Pain in the Head, Defi ciency of Perspiration. Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes. Pain in the Side. Back. Chest, Limbs Ac., Sudden Flashes of Heat Burning in the Flesh, Constant Imaginings of Evil, and great Depression of Spirits. ^TtHE PROPRIETOR, in calling the attention -I- of the public to this preparation, does so with a feeling or the utmost confidence in its virtues and adaptation of it to the diseases for which it is recommended. It is no new and nntried article, but one that has stood the test of a ten years' trial before the Amer ican people, and its reputation and sale is unri valled by any similar preparations extant. The testimony in its favor given by the most promi nent and well-known Physicians and individuals, in all parts of the country is immense. The fol lowing from North Carolina is respectfully sub mitted, referring any who may still doubt, to the ??.Memorabilia,'' or' Practical Receipt Book, for Farmers and Families, to be had gratis of all the Agents for the German Bitters. Principal Otfi'-e and Manufactory, 120 ARCII STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA. TESTIMONY FROM NORTH CAROLINA Certificate of Dr. W Smith, of Pine Hill, Rich mond County, N. C. Pjnr Hill, March 4,1854. Dr. C. M. Jack?o'w. Philadelphia?Dear Sir: I iiave been a subject of Dyspepsia, in its worst form, for the last live years. Such was my condi tion for twelve months that the physicians and all who saw me said I must di** While in this con dition I was carried to the watering places in Vir ginia, Tennessee, ajid North Carolina, but was not benefitted by any water to which I was taken. While on my way home I stopped a week at R uth erfordton. a small village in North Carolina, to try the effect of some Chalyheate water in that place. About the last of the week 1 went into a drug store to get some medicine for my child and myself. There were several of the village physi cians in the store, and cue of them seemed to take *<">me interest in rav case, and. after asking me some questions, said he had l>een a dyspeptic and lieen greatly benefitbsd by the use of HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, prepared by you, and he insisted that I would try the Bitters He also called the next day at my room, and in sisted so much that I would try them that I asked hini to get me one bottle. He did it, and I com menced taking it as directed, and 1 was more l*en e lit ted by it than all the water and medicine 1 had ever taken. After reaching home one of mv neighbors came 'o me for a prescription and medicine, (he a dys peptic.) and I gave him nearly all the Bitters I Lul left, which effected much'good in his case, lie has often called on me for more of the same kind of medicine, saying he was more benefitted by it than any other lie had taken, but I have not been able to get any more for him or myself since; will you, therefore, please ship me "a dozen or more as soon as possible. Respectfully, yours, W. SMITH. D R. HOOKER, Roger's Store, Wake Co.,N. C.. October#4,1So3, says: '?Having experienced verv great benefit from the use of HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTKRS in Chronic Dysentery and functional derangement of the Liver, and its concomitant evils, 1 am de? irous of obtaining a quantity of it for the benefit of my community. \ou will, therefore, please send a lot, Ac.. <5cc. CERTIFICATE OF WM. J. ATWOOD. Hoktsville, Yadkin Co., N. C. > November 1st, 1S55.J Dr. C. M. Jackson?Dear Sir: Allow me to ex press to you my sincere thanks for your discovery of a medicine which, to say the least of it. has ef fected a cure that all other medicines, that I have taken, have entirely failedtodo. IIOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS have cured me of the most stubborn and aggravated case of the pilzs that. ;>erhaps, ever fell to thelotofmau. My case is not a stranger iu this community, as I am well known in thi? and the surrounding counties, and can truly say that my recovery has astounded all my friends and relations, as I nad tried everything recommended, and nothing did me any good un til 1 w is prevailed upon to try the Bitters. You are at lioerty to make any u<e of this communica tion for tbe b-nefit of tfle aliiicted, you may think proper. Truly, ycur?, WM. J. ATWOOD. These bitters are entirely vegetable, they invig orate and strengthen the systemf never prostrate it, and can be used for infants as well as adults. For sale by respectable dealers everywhere, and by Z D. G1LMAN, Wa-hiagtoa; J L. KID WELL, Georgetown, and J. R P1ERPONT, Alexandria. mar 1?ly PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE PHILOSOPHIC AL?VI?W OP MARBIAGE, BT M. B. LA L'ROIX, M. D., ALBANY, N. Y., 230 Tages and 13(> Fine, Plnin, and Colored Lithographs and Plates. Price only Twenty-Fire Cent*. Sent Free of Postage to all parts of the Union. C1HEAPEST BOOK EVER PUBLISHED? > and containing nearly double the quantity of read iilg matter in that of the FIFTY CENT OR DOL LAR PUBLICATIONS. It treats on the PHYSIOL OGY OF MARRIAGE, and the Secret Infirmities and Disorder of Youth and Maturity, resulting flom ex cess-s, which dastioy the physical rnl mental pow ers, with Observations on Marriage, its duties and disqualifications, and 'heir remedies; with Lithographs, Illustrating the Anatomy and l'hysioloey, and Diseasesof the Re productive Organs of both sexes, their structure, uses-and functions. 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It is a truth ful adviser fo the marrledauu those contemplating marriage Its perusal is particularly recommend ed to persons entertaining secret aoubts of their physical condition, and who are conscious of hav 1 iig hazarded the health, happiness, and privileges to which every human being is entitled. Price TWENTY-FIVE CENTS per cony, or Five Copies for One Dollar. Mailed tree of post age to all la1"1" United iilates. N. 15.?Those who prefer may consult Dr. I.A CROIX upon any of the diseases upon which this book treats, either personally or by mail. Medi cine sent to any part of the L nion according to di rections, safely packed and carefully secured from all observation. Address Dr. M. B. LA CROIX, No 31 Maiden Lane, or Post Otficc Box5T9, Albany. N. Y. |l7* Olfice open daily from 9 a. m. to 9p. m., and on Sunday from J until 5 p. in. Olfice REMOVED from No. 50 Beaver st. to :il Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. I dec 7?y WATCHES, JEWELRY. SILVERWARE, ft. M. W. GALT 8c BRO. are coustantly receiving lar_e invoices of the above, end offer every article in their line at the lowest rates. * GOLD AND SILVER WORK of every de scription made to order,' such as TESTIMO NIALS. richly embellished, with appropriate de signs. SILVER TEA SETS, DINNER SER VICES, Ac. Precious Stones set In every style, however elab orate. i ARMS, CRESTS, MOTTOES, Ac., cut on stone M W GALT A BRO , .724 Pa. av., between Ninth and Tenth sts. j? i4?tr FANS, PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTI cles. Ac.?We have now in store a large vari ety of line and common Fans, Harrison's and Lu bin's celebrated Perfumery, Brushes, Combs, vis iting and playing Cards, Tooth Powders, Porte Monnaies, Cigar Cases, Card Cases, Baskets, Ac., all of which we are selling out at low price* to suit the times at the Piano, Music, Stationery, and Fancy Goods Store of JOHN F. ELLIS, "106 Pa avenue, bet. 9tli and HXh at*, may ?tf Miscellaneous. PROPOSALS FOR LIVK OAK. FOR SIX STEAM SLOOPS-OF-WAR. NAVY DEPARTMENT, ) Bcmatt of Comtkvction, Eqpip't,*o? > June 22, 1853. ) SEALED PROPOSALS for delircriiut on? or more live-oak frame* of a sloop-of-war?on# to be delivered at earh of th? navy yards at Pensa cola, Norfolk. Philadelphia, New York, Boston and Portsmouth, N. II.?will be reeeived at this bureau until the 3d September. 1*55.

These proposals must be endorsed " Proposal* for Lire Oak," and addressed to the " Bureau of Construction," that they mav be distinguished from other business letters. The offers must he for the whole of one frame, estimated at thirty thousand cubic feet, and. as required by law, must be accompanied bv a suitable guarantee, the form of which Is herewith given. Sureties in the full estimated amount will be required to sign the con tract. and. as additional and collateral security fifteen per cent, will be withheld on the amount of each delivery until the contract is fully eom Eloted. In all deliveries of the timber there must e a due proportion of the most difficult parts of the frame, and of the principal pieces; otherwise there will be such further amount in addition to the iifteen per cent, as mav be judged expedient to secure the public interest until such principal pieces and difficult portions shall be delivered The remaining eighty-five per cent, or other pro portions of each bill when approved in triplicate by the commandant of the yard, will be paid by such navy agent as the contractor may name, within thirty days after its prescntaf ion to him. ' It will be stipulated in the contract that if do fault be made by the parties of the first part in de livering the timber named, of the quality and at the time and place provided, then, and' in that ca?e. the contractor and his sureties will forfeit and |>uy to the United States, as liquidated dam ages, a rum of money enual to twice the amount of the contract price there agreed upon as the price to be paid in case of the actual delivery thereof, which liquidated damages may be recov ered or retained at any time from the said parties of the first part or either of them. The timber must conform to drawings and in structions with which the contractor will be fur nished, and work to moulds and bevelings with which he will be originally provided from the I nited States navy yard at Philadelphia. The whole must be cut from trees growing within thirty miles of the sea. of which the commandant of the yard will require satisfactory evidence The frame timber may be delivered in the form of promiscuous limber?that is, sided straight and fair, but rough-hewed the moulding way. show ing a fare of two-thirds the siding; the timber need not be bevelled, but must be of sufficient size to work the shape of the moulds and hold the bevellings shown on the bevelling boards In the measurement, the full moulding sire marked on the moulds (which is one and a half inch larger than will be worked in the ship) will l>e aliowed. provided the pieces will hold that size; but no additional size beyond that marked in the moulds or in the instructions will be paid for. The siding of the stem, apron, fore dead wood, stemson, deadwood knees, stern-post knee, and keelsons, must be 18# inches; the stern-|H*?t and after deadwood to side 29 inches in the largest place, and the hook* to side 14 inches. Thesidlng or the frame timber m ist l>e 13# to 14 inches, and of the promiscuous timber, one-fourth part must side IS inches, and the remainder 13# inches The throat of the floor timber to mould 17# inches, at the floor head 14 inches, and at the plank shear 7 inches. The midship or dead flat floor timber has a curve of inches in 20 feet; the first futtock 4 inches in 17 feel; the second futtock 24 inches in 13 feet the third fuitock 27 inches in 13 feet; the fourth futtock 4 inches in 14# feet, and the top timber 10 inches in 17 feet. The entire frame of each ship to be deliver^ at the respective yards at the risk and expense of the contractor, subject to the usual inspection, to the entire approval of the bureau, and all to be deliv ered ou or before the 1st of October, 1.-56. Persons who mar l>e disposed to offer for more tin i one ship will make a separate proposal for FORM OF OFFER. I. ? . of the State of , hereby agree to furnish and deliver at the United States navy yard at ? the whole of the live oak timber for one ship, estimated at thirty thousand cubic feet be the same, more or less, in conformity with the'ad vertisement of the Bureau of Construction of the date of 23d June, 1855, viz : Sterns, apron, stemson, deadwoods, stern-post stern-posl knees, deadwood knees, keelsons and hooks, estimated to contain? 3,600 cubic ft, at ? per ft?$ Frame timber of all other kinds estimated at 20,100 cubl? ft, at ? per ft? Promiscuous tim her, amounting to 8,000 cubic ft, at ? per ft? Total amount, 30.000 ?" (Total value to be written in words ) Should any offer be accepted. I request to be ad dressed at , and the contract forwarded to the navv agent at or to me at signature and certificate. (Date.) _ (Signature.) FORM OF GUARANTEE. ? The undersigned , of , in the State of : j a,ld ; of . in the State of . hereby guaranty that, in case the foregoing bid be accepted, he or they will, within ten days after the receipt of the contract at the post office named or navy agent designated, execute the contract for the same with good and sufficient sureties; in case ?a>d shall fail to enter into contract as afore said, we guaranty to make good the difference be tween the oiler of the said and that which may be accepted. Signature of two guarantors, i * ? (Date.) > C D Witness: I hereby certify that the above-named A B and \, .are i(,v"'n l? ,ne ? men of property, and able to make good their guarantee. (Date.) (Signature.) (To be signed by the United Starts district ju.tgr, I mud States district attorney, or navy agent, and no othtrs.) June 22?lawtiw jVTOT'CE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT 1' It# district in tlie Slate of California ?\\ faereas under the provisions of the act of Congress, approved .March 3, ls53, entitled. ' An act to provide for the survey of the public land in California,"&c.,the President of the Uni ted states is authorized at such time or times as in his judgment the public interest may so impera tively require, # # * # to divide the State of California into two or three separate land districts^ two of which districts were estab lished under said act by public notice, dated 21st .March, H.33; and whereas the sur/eys and settle ments have extended in California so far that the convenience of the settlers and the public interest require the establishment of the three districts au thorized by the act of the 3d March, 1603, afore said? ' Now. therefore, be it known, that under, and by y.?f th^ saiJ arl of Congress of 3d March, H5J. the President of the United States has direct ed that the State of California shall be divided into three separate land districts, the boundaries of which are as follows, viz : ?A" tbat Part t,ie ^tate, commencing on the Pacific coast, lying north of the line Inst ween townships seven and eight (7 and b) north of Mount Diable base line, thence running cast o:i said line to the meridian, thence south on the me ridian line to the line dividing townships three and four (3 and 4) north of said base line thence east on sa.d line between townships three and four to the eastern boundary of the State, will form the ? Upper 1>'st?ict," the laud office for which has been established at MarysriUe All that part of the State lying south of the above described liiniH and north of the line divid ing townships twenty and twenty one, south, (or fifth standard south) will form the "Midulk District,'' the office for which is at Benic.a, and all that part of the State lying south of the iiftn standard parallel the "Lower District *" ?l".^retofore organized, the office for which is ej tabhshed at Los Angtlos; and in view of the said direction of the President of the United . tates, under the act of Congress aforesaid, the boundaries above mentioned shall in future be r? tivrly ^ 6 8 sa'd land districts respec Given under myhandat thecitvo Washington this ninth day of April, A . D lh?& * By order ox the President: ^ JOHN WILSON, - aP 12 lawl3w ?aer (JeuenU Laud 0fflc? MOTHER AND STEP MOTHER: a new story, by Dickens ' eW A new 1>ook entitled "Which; the Right or the a'large ^ie 1^?^U'ar destined to have 1 emale Life Among the Mormons, by the wift; of a mormon elder, recently from Utah ^ore^u\by Sir Walter*Scott 'ie , m?wl,?r Merry Monomanlaes, by the author of \\ iid western Scenes, Ac. The \Y atchman hy IIenry WarJ Beecher Thp pfT 0M the ^tory of a Woman's Life. The English Orphans _Vi?ne- U.1 Corners; the experiences of a conser tJk6 (araily in fanatical times The latest London Papers ljron wo, Jy 5-1??? U"llilnK' "raw lIT" ^4 P?'. tv. ?li <PU9ter^Hat Stand> Enameled K*t GImvy Strainer, Tea Bell, or any of ndred and one little etceteras needed by every housekeeper, are Invited to call on x.1(1 O FRANCIS. *li W Bevenfc ft. Information for Traveler?. BT BAILROAD DIBECT TO THX WB8T. Time betwera Wa?bin|!?B a?d Wb??llB| bat 17 % boors ! Banning Time between Washingto? and Cincinnati 27 hours" THkOCGH TICI1TS AND ?AGGAG* CHECH TO ?* HAD IS WASHINGTON. THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAIL ROAD havinc greatly improved its Western connections. now ofl'er* the fullest Inducements to Travellers between WASHINGTON, BALTI MORE, and all portions of the WEST, NORTH WEST. and the SOUTHWEST. The connection between the Trains from Wash ington and the Trains bound We?t from Haiti more is always promptly made at the Washington Junction {lately called the Relay House) 9 mile* from Baltimore. This is the only change of car* required between Washington and the Ohio river Baggage is checked through to Wheeling at thr Washington Station, and recheckcd ana trans ferred there, fwith the passenger*) without charge, for those holding Throiiirh Tickets for points be yond. The connecting Trains leave Washington dally at 6 a. m and 4# p. in. On Sundays at the latter hour only. At WHEELING dirfrt eonntetion Is mad< with the trains of the CENTRAL OHIO RAIL ROAD. running from Bellalre, on the Ohio, near Wheeling, through Cambridge, Zanesville, and Nrwwk. to COLUMBUS. These trains connect at Newark with thecals of the Newark, Mansfield and Sandusky Railroad for Sandusky, Toledo Detroit. Chicago. St. l<ouis, etc. At COLUMBUS the C. O. Railroad trains con nect with the fast trains of the Little Miami Rail road to Xenia. Cincinnati. Louisville, etc. A* XENIA fon Little Miami Railroad) connection in formed with the trains through Indian apolis. Terre Haute, Lafayette, Chicago, Rock Island. St. Louis, etc. ID- Passengers holding Through Ticketa foi Memphis, Vitkfburp, Xatrhrz, Ar*ir Orleanr. etc., which are also ?cld at Washington?are trans ferred at Cincinnati to the Mail Steamers on th. Ohio. Tickets for Evansville, Cairo, and St Louis are sold by this rojte. ID" For CLEVELAND, and via Cleveland ti Toledo, Detroit, Chicago, etc., tickets are sold when the Ohio is navigable between Wheeling and Wellsville (forty miles) where a connectloi wiili the Cleveland' and Pittsburg Railroad 1? made. Travelers are requested to notice that while thl* is the only route att'ording Through Tickets ani Checks in Washington, it is also the shortest, most speedy, and direct to nearly all the leading points in the great West The distance fron Washington to Cincinnati is but 653 miles, belli;, about 100 miles shorter than bv any other route! FARE. BY THROUGH TICKET, PROM WASHINGTON :?To Wheeling. $9 50; Colon bus, $13 r.j; Dayton, $15 5t?: Cincinnati, |lt U* Louisville, by railroad. Sin 6->. by Mcaoaar fron Cincinnati, $1S 00; Indianapolis, ?17 50; Cleve land, $12 50; Toledo, $15 HO; Detroit, ?15 ft) Chicago, $20 65 and * 19 5t>; St. Loafs, f? 50 and $2S: Memphis. $28; New Orleans. $31; etc. !D" FOR FREDERICK AND HARPER'S FERRY. MARTI NS1JURG, CUMBERLAND BERKLEY SPRINGS. BEDFORD SPRINGS PIEDMONT. OAKLAND, and FAIR MOUNT ra?senixers m.;y kave Washington at 6 a m. oi % p. rn. For the minor way stations between Baltimore and Wheeling, take 6 a m. train fron Washington. ID" For trains to and from Baltimore, Anapolls etc.. see special advertisements. ?D" For further information. Through Tickets. Ac., apply to THOMAS II. 1'ARSoNS, Agent at Washington Station. JOHN H. DONE, Master of Transportation, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Baltimore may 3?tf ORANGE fc ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. nr; >w* ^ (IRE AT SO I'TH ER V MAIL LIXE.' TWICE dailv between WASHINGTON and the SOUTH, ria ALEXANDRIA. GOR DON SYILLE and RICHMOND?no night line on Sunday. Leave Washington If before 6 o'clock a m Leave Alexandria ^ ~ " am Leave Washington u 7 " p m Leave Alexandria % "8 " P ,n FARES BY NIGHT LISE. From Washington and Alexandria, to Gor donsville S3 25 Frum Gordonsville to Richmond 2 2-> Travelers will tlnd the morning line the cheap est, most plea?ant and exjy^iitious route to the Greenbrier White Sulphur. Fauquier White Sul phur, Warm. Hot. Alrm and Capon Springs. Warrenton, Charlottsville, Staunton. Strasbury. Winchester. Harrisonburg, l/exington. Weir's Cave, Natural Bridge, Luiay, New Market. Mid dleburg, Ac. FA RES ET MORJCISCJ II5S : From Alexandria to Warrenton. - - #3 00 " " Gordonsville, ? 3 50 " " Charlottesville, - ? 50 " ? Staunton, - - 6 00 " 14 Strasburg, - - 3 SO " M Winchester, - - 3 50 " " Luray. - - - 4 25 " " New Market, - 5 00 " ? Middleburg, - - t *5 OMNIBUSES and BAGGAGE WAGONS will be at the Depot of the Washington Railroad, to convey* passengers and baggage to the Steanilnnit. for ALEXANDRIA, a distance of 6 miles, allow ing ample time for meals. II W. VANDEGRIFT. Jy 14 Gen Supt. GREAT SOUTHERN MAIL ROUTE. Twice daily between washing ton and the South via Freder icksbimj. Richmond. Petersburg. Va , Weltlon and Wilmington, N . C., to Charles ton. S. C., aud Augusta, tia. The traveling public is hereby informed that the swift and comfurtable steamers BALTIMORE AND MOUNT VERNON leave the Steamboat Wharf at Washington dailv at 0 a. m. and 7 p. m., arriving in Richmond at I p. m end 3 a. m ; and at Petersburg at 2% p. m. and 5a. m. The following Through Tickets can be obtain* d on board the boats; To Fredericksburg S3 00 To Junction of Virginia Central Railroad....4 6? To Richmond. Va S 5u To Norfolk, Va 9 t?i To Petersburg, Va 6 <Ki To Weldon, N.C 7 To Wilmington. N.C 11 U> FARE OH POTOMAC KlVJtK. For each passenger, a-s follow*: To Alexandria 25 cents, and uagyage 12# cents. To Marbury's SI ?<' To Quantieo, Sandy Point, &c 1 5U To Aquia Creek....' *2 00 Meals and State Rooms extra. For further Information apply on board of the boats, or to GEO. MATIlNGLY, Agent, je 30?2w Washington. THE POTOMAC RIVER STEAMBOAT COM PAN Y 'S STEAMER ALICE C. PRICE, CAPT. SAMTEL BAKER, WILL LEAVE WASHINGTON AT SIX o'clock a. m.,and ALEXAN- _ _ . DRIA at 7 o'clock, a m ? J^SSS^WC On TUESDAY MORNINGS ?For Mattox, Currioman, L. Machodoc, Piney Po.nt, Kinsale, and Cone. On FRIDAY MORNINGS?For Chapel Point. Wicomico, Lecnardtuvwi, Piney Point, St. Mary's, and Cone. On WEDNESDAY, (returning)?Leave Cone at 4 o'clock, a m., for St. Mar\'s, Piney Point, Leonardtown. Wicomico, and Chapel Point. On SATURDAY, (returning)?heave Cone at 4 o'clock, a. m . for Kinsale, Piney Poiut, L. Ma chodoc, Currioman, and .Mattox. The A. C. Price will call at the usual landings on the river whe:i signals are made. By order of the Board: JAMES P. SMITH, Prwldent. Alexandria, Va., June 1, k?i. Je 15?tf WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. CHANGE OF IiOlRSi.?On and after Mon day, the 23d instant, the Trains will Leave Washington at 6 and ^ a. m., and 3 and 1* p. m. On Sunday at 4^ p. m. Leave Baltimore at 4# and 9# a. m , and 3 and 5# p m. On Sunday at 4 ^ a. m. ap 23?tr T H PARSONS, A^ent. FOR THE ORANGE AND ALEXANDRIA AND MANASSAS GAP RAILROADS. THE Subsenber's Coaches will call for passen gers wishing to connect with _u?-*? the above railroads. My Coaches , conne<t with the Steamers GEOHG? IN6TON or THOMAS COLL VER. which leave Washington at 6 a. m. K Meals furnished on the boat*. ons wishing thecoaches to ?^11 for them can leave their name and residence with Mr. John T Killman, near the Capitol ga?e; Mr. Uutt's dru^ store, corner Pa avenue and 12th st.; or at Geo A Thos. Parker A Co.'s store. Coaches can be had for Pleasure Trips. may 29-2m WILLIAM WHALEV. STEAMBOATS CONNECTING WITH EACH TRAIN OF CARS AURIV ing in Washington or Alexan dria.-^ The Steamers TH OS. 1 ' " - ^ ? , , YER or GEORGE WASHINGTON w.ii n?Ae the above connections, leaving Washington at 6 a. in , for the Orange and Alexandria Cars, and con nect with the same train on their arrival. ID" MEALS furnished on the boats The Boats connect with all the trains from Bal timore SAM'L GEDNEY, Captain, may 17?tf "*? TtfEMOIRS OF THE COUNTESS" OP BLES J-'-H singVon, by R R Madden. M R 1 A , two FRANCK TAYLUft Information for Traveler#. hew "route fob jmmctI DIRECT FROM NEW YORK. PHILADEL PHIA. AND BALTIMORE.TO NORFOLK, WELDON, WILMINGTON. RALEIGB, CH A R LESTON .AND AITQUOTA, MOBI LEf AND NEW ORLEANS SUMMER A SD FALL ARRANGEMENT. Diilf, (Mrfft Kaadart?) VIA BAY LINE, and SEABOARD* ROAN OKE RAILROAD, to the above moatloaed. places, the Schedule beiug no arranged that tho Traveler la not subjected fo anv nlijnt trawl on the Railroad from Near York to Wllmlngtoa, la North Carolina. THRornR T ICXXTS From New York to Wilmington 915 St Do. Weldon tfi W? Do. and Portsmouth 6M From Philadelphia to Wilmington,N C....I4 0? Do. WeMoa 10 0? Do Norfolk and Portsmouth I 90 From Baltimore to Wilmington. N. C ......IS d l>o. Weldon t* lO Do. Norfolk and Portsmouth 6 uo For further information and Through TiekKa. apply In New York at the New Jerwey Railroad Olttre. foot of Courtland street; in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia and Baltimore Railrond Ottrr, In Liberty atreet; In Bull imore at the OSes of t L? Baltimore Steam Packet Companr. foot of I" til on. Dork, or on boa:d of the Hav Steamers. Omnibuses and Bavgajre Wagons are provided on the Line, by which passengers and thair bag gage are conveyed through Philadelphia and Bal timore free of all expense, and Baggage Conduc tors whose duty It is to give information and chock the baggage to the several points on this route, accompany the passenger* Pasvn?ers from .New York and Philadelphia will hare their baggage checked to Raltimoer and thence on board the Baf Boat* to Norfolk, Ports mouth, Weldon, Ac., Ac. The new and splendid steamer LOUISIANA. 1,131) tons burthen, replete with every comfort and convenience, ha* been ndd^ fo the line, h TH E LINE DEI N G NOW COM po?d of the splend.d steamers LOUISIANA. Capt George W | NORTH CAROLINA. Capt. Jam** Canoa. hav Ing unsurpassed State Kooius and Berth Accom modations. TbeNorfbfk or Bar Line Steamers will leav? the Cotnpanv'ft wharf. Union 1 ock. foot of Con cord street, daily (Sundays excepted) at 5 o'clock, p. rn . or immediately after the arnval of the Ex press Train which leaves New York at C a m , and Philadelphia at 12,fc p. iu. The following la the ached ule: Ijeave New York at * o'clock, a. m. Leave Philadelphia at.._.12jf o'clock, p m. Leave Baltimore at S o'clock, p m. I?eave Portsmouth at TjK o'clock, a. m. Leave Weldon at 12 o'clock, noon. Leave Wilmington at o'clock, p m. For Augusta. ( bar lest on and "lie South, via tha Manchester Railroad, now finished. C_T" Passengers for R irhmond and Petersburg, or any otter points on Jaines Hivrr. connect with theJame* River Boats early neit morning leaving Baltimore. |?7* All passengers for Eden ton. Plymouth, Xewbern, Washington. Weldon. Guldsboro', Warsaw. Ralei^L and Wilmington. N. C., or any ther point on the Sca'K>rd ai?d W ilmington Roads, rill And It the most pleasant and agreeable route. M N FALLS, Agent Baltimore. May IT, 1S5S. tains Phila FOR P1IIL VDELPIIIA. PHILADELPHIA, WILMINGTON A BAL TLMOKK RAILROAD ?Passenger leave Baltimore daily (except Sundays) for delphia at (?.$?, (Express) and 11 a. in . and 7 p. tn. For Havre de Grace at 8.30 and II a m ; 5 30 (Havre de Grace Accommodation Trains) and 7 p. in : 7 p. m. train run* every night, this being the only train on Sunday. 11 a m. train has a second cla*s car attached ; fare in it to Philadelphia fi. No SECOND CLASS TICKETS sold in the car*. TBXTBS FOR BALTIVOBB. Leave Philadelphia at ,30 a m , (IS 45 Expreaa and a p in. Steamboat) and 11 p. m. Leave Havre de Grace at 7 30 a m; Havre da Grace Accommodation Trains 11.45 a. id.. 3 14, 6.3ti p. m., ocd a m. WM CRAWFORD, Agent. Baltimore. April 3U?tr THE NEW \ OIK AND LIVERPOOL UNITED STATES .MAIL STEAMERS., fTUlE SHIPS COMPRISING THIS LINE A are the ATLANTIC. Captain West, PACIFIC. Captain Nye, BALTIC. Captain Comstock. ADRIATIC, Captain Graftoe. Theoe Ships have been built br contract, express lv for Government service; every- care has beea taken la their construct ion. as in the engines, to insure strength and apeed, and their accommoda tions for passengers are unequalled for eieganoa and comfort. pbtcb or pxsaxsB. From New York to Liverpool, In firatcabin, f 130 Second cabin. ...... "*) Exclusive use of extim sire state rooms. - 3t"0 From Liverpool to New York. A30 and X'JO An experienced Surgroa attached to each ahip. No berth can be secured until paid for. For freight or i?*sage apply to EDWARD K COLLINS ft CO , 36 Wall street, New York. BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO , Liverpool. E. O ROBERTS A CO . 13 Klag's Anns Yara, London. JOHN MUNROE ft CO . 36 Rue Notre Dame de* Victotre*. Paris GEORGE H DRAPER. Havre The owrers ot these ships will not be accounta ble for gold, ailver. bullion. specie. Jewelry, pre cious stones. nietals, unless bills of lading are signed therefor, iad the value thereof therein ex ; ma sed. ?ov 14? ly MOTT BEDELL'S LINE. NEW YORE. ALEXANDRIA. WASHING TON CITY, dA'D DISTRICT OF COLUM BIA PACKETS. TUI> LINE OF PACKl'.TS SAILS W EEK LY from pier 14 E**t river. New York, and oftener if nnreasarj . and is composed of the fol lowing ttrst-class vca?s?ls: New s?.h?r A. V. Hxpell. Bedell. mas:er New sch r .Mott Uxl xll.A V.TredwelL Sch'r Aks D., Wan Oliver, master. Sch'r Yolixt, L. A. Smith, master Sch'r CoMM.-.SDKB-:?i-Cuixr, Woglua, maater. Sch'r Gxkenwat. Wilson, master These vessels are all fast sailers, and the master* are men of experience in the trtde. and the only regular line of Washington City packet*. MOTT BEDELL, Wall street, New York. S. 8 MASTERS ft SONS. Alexandria, Va. THOMAS RILEY, feb 1?6m Washington and D of C.^ FOB MOl NT VI:KN?>. ON TUESDAYS AND F1UL AYS ?FARE, round trip. SI: from Alexandria _ . Hi, ? 75 cents?The steamer TIU)MA> COLL\ Ell leaves Wasbington at and .Alexan dria at o'clock. Coaches leave the Capitol tor the l>oat at \ o'clock Coach far<- IU cents P*^* sons wishing the coat hes will leave their resideatf with George ft Thomas Parker. Refreshments on the boat. octtte?tf SAM 'L G KDN FY ^Captain _ FOR PHILADELPHIA. CITIZEN'S U N I O N LINE?The Steamer OHIO. Capt. *l ripj>e. will coin- ?- ? fffl. > inence running on tLis long-estab-i^^s- ^ir*1> lished route, for Philadelphia, on .ViONl'AY, April 2, leaving Union D??ca. f?>ot < f Concord st.f Baltimore, daily (except Suudaya) at 7 o'clock a. tn , stopping at Ford s Landing and Port Her mau. Fare Cabin passage 5? . Fare Forward Deck........................ ? * IT7? BREAKFAST and SUPPER provided oa Boaid. WM CRAW FORD. Agent. Baltimore. Mar h 31?tr SEA BATHING AT OLD POINT COM FORT. ON F. OF THE BALTIMORE STEAM PAC** I IT CO.'S STEAMERS will r , 1 leave the Unii>n Dock. fvK?t of Con-^>pa?ir*l> cord street, Baltimore, daily (> at 5 o'clock p m.. for Old Point Contfort jp* Fare there and back fcti?giving the passen gers the privilege to remain the whole season. M N FALLS, Agent B S P Co. Baltimore. June 1?tr PIANOS?PIANOS. WE respectfully request the attention of pernor* who purpose purchasing Pianos to our \cij extensive assortment now in store, consisting " Pianos from the old and celel>rated manufsctoriea of Hallet. Davis ft Co., Boston , bat on ft RaveI1, New York ; Knal*. GaeUle ft Co., Baltimore These Pianos we ??iaraatee in every respect* be inferior to none others. . _j We take old Pianos in jart payment, accept go? endorsed notes for 2. a, and 6 months, in fact a?" almost any arrangement to suit purchasers. We have also several second hand Pianoa i<n low and Upon easy terms. Also, Guitars, Yioliaa, Flutea, Accordeons- *1'' ?le. Strings, ftc. .' 4 Persons can have their Pianos tuned and repa-f* bv leaving their names with JOHN F ELLIS jo 30? 3u6 Pa. avenue. KTIW MUSIC.?ThePresident's Mounted Guard 1 1^1 Quickstep, composed by Ro?<ert Heilar. ?? 1 Jxavt bean published by the aubscribers 'Ihc tMM raga is moat elegantly embellished H1LBUS A HITZ. Muak Publlahera, Depot In Star Build , ?* *