Newspaper of Evening Star, July 25, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 25, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR, kblishkd every afternoon (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Jit the Stir Buildings, corner ?/ Pewuflrania icrmui anJ Eleventh street, By W. D. W AL t ACH, Will basenrad to mbsc 'lber* by carriers at SIX AND A quarter CENTS, payable weekly to tha Agent*; paper* served In package* at37)f rents per month. To mall subscribers tha sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CKNT9aj?ri??rfcflJM#,TWO DOLLARS for si* months, and ONE DOLLAR for three mouths, for le?s than three months at the rate of Xi'i cents a we-k. ID"SINGLE COPIKS ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. G, WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1855. NO. TOT. WEBER'S BAND. THIS old established and favorite band fur nish music an usual for Excursions, Sere nades, Pic Nicv Parties, Exhibition*. ftc., ftc Order* may be left at Hilbn* ft Ilitz's Music De pot. or at the residence of the leader, four door* east of General Henderson's residence. Navy Yard Jy 23?2in FISCHER'S BAND H I.LVOR(iAMZKU. HAVING now completed all mv arrangements for a llrst rate BRASS AND COTILLON BAND. I am again at tbe service of the public to attend Excursion Parties, Exhibitions, Parades, Pic Nic?, Balls and Serenades. All tho?e in fa vor of citizens' band are respectfully invito! to en courage our enterprise, here in Washlngtou city P FISCHER, Leader. P. S?Tb?- 'Jacd. under my direction, is regu larly uniformed, and from a practice of over twen ty years 1 can give satisfaction^ t^o every one Residence. Pennsylvania avehue. north side. 1* tween Nintn and Tenth streets, first door west of Iron Mali. Orders left with Messrs. Hilbus ft Hltz punctu ally attended to. jy 14?ims PROSPER I'S CORNET BAND. THIS Band is suitable for any and all purposes, and Is warranted to give satisfaction to all those who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass. Reed, or Cotillon Band Any number of musicians to be had at the short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPER I, Leader, at Taltavull's Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N B ?Orders left at HilbusA Hitz'sMusic De j?of will be promptly attended to. may 25?4 m SI MMER RETREAtT" BLAKISTOVS PAVILION will be open for 'he reception of visitors on the 5th of July The proprieto-'s table will be sup plied with the deiica. i?-s abounding in tfie. waters adjacent to Blakiston's Island. He hopes his endeavors to please will insure him a -ibare of patronage from those seeking health or a little qu.et from rity bustle. The St-amers Maryland. Osreola, and Alice C. Price stop regularly at his landing. Terms for one week or more. ?i 25 per day. For a shorter time Sl?54> per day*. GEORGE \V. BLAKISTON, Je28?lm+ Proprietor. riMIE LONDON STAGE, 4 vols, octavo.con 1 taining about two hundred of the best play* id |the language (exclusive of Shakspeare's ) A few si ts of the al>ove?second-hand conies, new cner being unobtainable?just imported irom Lon don Price 50. FRANCE TAYLOR jy IS?tf AMERICAN HOTEL, No. 45b Pn nvcnvr, bftween 4# and 6tk streets, S. HEFLEBOWER A L T. LOVETT, raoriiiTois. jy ft?6m FLORENTINE. MOSAIC, AMD OTHER Rl? II JEWELRY. M\V. GALT ft BRO. offer a large assortment ? of Florentine. Mosaic, and other rich Jew elry. including liiiit nd, Pearl. Emerald and Opal Bracelets. Brooches. Ear and Finger Rings, ftc Person* having precious "tones In old settings may have them reset in all the more modern styles at short notice. M W. GALT ft BRO , 324 Pa avenue, betw. SKh and l"th street*. Jy 16??t NOTICE TO THE C REDITORS OF HALL ft BROTHER. BARl'CH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac llaU having on the Sf^th day of I't*-,' 1*^55. assig ied to the undersigned all the stoci in trade ai.d deots of the firm of Hall ft Brother, to be applied to th ; Till satisfaction of cerlai-! debts, wbuit ies, and engagements cf said firm of Hall ft Brother, and the surplus to puy aud distribute rateablv among such of the remaining cred itors of sa.d firm a* shall within six months from said 2wth day of February. I~55, execute and de liver to sa;d Baruch Hail full and absolute re leases of all indebtedness to them resoectlvcly by said Barirn IJall. surviving partner as aforesaid Notice is therefore hereby g.ven to such credi tors of said ilrin of Hall ft Brother, or said Baruch Haii surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the ben-fit of assignment to execute a: d deliver to said Baruch Hail full and absolute releases as aforesaid, within the period of six months front ?aid ->th <Lsv of February, 1-55 RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee. Je 11?eotAugSrth COFFIN WAREROOM, ftc. J WILLIAM PLANT ft CO., UNDERTA ? KERS?residencell- Seventh street, between G and H streets ' r' Interments procured inanvground or cemetery Coifin*. Ca|>s, Shrouds. Carriages, Hearse, and every article for interments of the best quality furnished at short notice, on the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the night Having the exclusive ri.ght of Crump's Haunt Corpse Preserver, we gvaraLtoe to keep the Cad for any length of time.. jy n 1 y LAND WARRANTS LOC ATED. r|,H E subscribe^ vt'ill locate Land Warrants A either in <_>ulo. Indiana, Illinois or Iowa, and aad give "^rorre# t dex notion of ths land bleated If. upcfl examination, this description proves in r" IrtH t. they will themselves take the land, glviug for it another warrant for the same quantity. One of the tirm reside* in the \Yest. and will five the business his personal superiiilendai.ee. Mi'.LLR 4 liliOWN, ?th St., opposite Post Odice. Washington. _jV Ui?e<kJtu FOR POOR AMD LABORING MEN. WM ALL BUILDING LOTS of Iw feet or more, * lu various part* of the City, and Georgetown, ut low (r:ces, and terms to suit. LLOYD A CO. BUILDING STONE, For sal?, deliverable at the Canal, or Wharves, la Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria. LLOYD ft CO. 15th street, opp Treasury Department. _ ft a?ly IARRI AGES?t ARRI AGES. I HAVE now on hand, and constantly finishing * a ve.-v . 1 ,is> irtri.eut of Pie i>ure-*r * a.iti l aii, .v CARRIAGES, of the latest (j* fashions, which I Will sell as low as "he ivaiiie quuiity of work < an be sold iu any of the principal n.uj'kets of the L'nitod States. The subscriber is now dealing exclusively in <"ar".igps <>f hi* own manufacture, and all work sold by him will be warranted, and compare favor ab?y with any work in ttiis market. As I always k-^-p 4 large assortment, 1 invite purchasers and f liers to examine my stock before paroha.-ing else where Carriagesb' i!t toorder Old t'arriages taken in fli.haag*-, or rvj?aired at the shortest notice. THOMAS YOUNG, Sign of the Golden Horse, No Va avenue and street. may 1?e.CJni IMPORT\>f TO PERSOSS BREAKING t I' lloi SEKEEPI Mi. II f K ?N s removing from the city and wishing '?>d sj.>o-e of their Furniture and llousck-'ej> 1.^ I tens.,. \c., without the trouble of sending them to public auction, can do so by calling on us at our store. :il7 Pa avenue, corner of Wth street, as we ;tr?- prepared to buy ail such goods as may be oJJ^red Hons. Kr? ?)ers and others will do well by calling ?n -is \*e will pay the highest cash prices for a!> tu?'h goods WALL, BARNARD ft CO. Je??2m 317 Pa. avenue l II 1 u f?i GREAT BARGAINS LADIES'. GENT?4', MISSES' A CHIL >DREX S BOOTS %NDSUOES?TlM)-<^ is removetl to t ti'- slor^ oil the , i'*f ,'icth street .uid I'-- .;isvlva-( n .1 .iv. nne. where be is Hilling his pr^>ellt rted st<?'k of BOOTS ft > 111 >ES at great '?'d'jieil pru cs All persons in want of those ?ir.? v. lU Ua<| lt to t^fjf advantage to call before f-' --vn?g elsewhere. A H SLOAN, Corner of 2tKh street and Penna avenue. _ may 1?Uni ro THE PUBLIC. C.RAY * >'E( TRALIZING CORDIAL! a 1 .T.iiE 'iRKAT BOTAMC REMEDY ' L '>11 burn.ia. Dysentery, and Summer Coin plaints of Children can be had at CHARLES S lOTT ft CO 'S, Pennsylvania avenn?. ' prepara ion is unsiirpa>se-d for the at>ovc ?. \o thoi.id txi without it during -e ?umiiiwr whtui til* ut<ovs dl?oa*e? ara * p??vii?ut It u particularly reccrumetidui for fU.lren I*?i? f^r) cents b?.fti? I'rej^irUaud v>td by JAMF.s GRAY. , ,, Nw '<< \\ stet *titet. Baltimore Md Jjf JOHN R- KLVANi. WILLIAM THOMPSOM . ELYANS & THOMPSON, DEALERS IN HARDWARE, COACH TRIMMINGS, Ac.. No. 326 Pennsylvania nvenne, between A'mfA and T'nth sf?, Washing!on, I). (' HOUSE FUKNiSIIING HARDWARE. Britannia. German Silver. Albata and !*lver Pla ted. Tea. Table and Dessert Spoons Carver* and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks Brass, Britannia. Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, Sad Irons Maslin and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnace#, Grid irons, Ovens. Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS Rural Cottage, Closet. Cupboard, Chest. Till, Fad and Trunk Locks Shuttle. Door, and Blind Hinges,Screws, Cut and Wrought Nails. Bolt* Brad's Shutter Screws and Stubb*. Door Spring*. Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Mosf. Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venitian Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Knds Brackets, F urniture Nails Glue, Collin Handles and Screws. Diamond Screw Plates. Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes. Saws, Drawing Knives. Spokeshaves. Chisels and Gouges. Plar.e Iron* Angers. Braces and Bitts. Boring Alachines, Ham mers. Hatchets. DeveLs Bevels. Squares, Usages, 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. Ta< ks. Fringes, Laces. and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck. Enamelled I/eather, Dash Leather. Ac. ELVANS A THOMPSON, je 1?6m 3v>G Pa. avenue. CANAL PACKET LINE TO POINT OF ROCKS. rpHE Canal Packet CONGRESS having been A thoroughly repaired and put%?fSfe?? in first rate order (the mac hinervAl^^r" -* l>eing removed and horse jK?wer substituted) con tinues making her regular trips between George town and the above place. The Boat will leave the wharf of W H AUG Ritter for Point of Rocks on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS and FRIDAYS at 7 o'clock a in: and the Point of Kocks for Georgetown on TUES DAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at the same hour, stopping at thedifferent landings along the line for the reception and landing of passengers and freight, going and returning. The Boat will leave Georgetown at 7 o'clock a m., and arrive at the head of the Great F alls at II. Seneca at 1. Edward's Ferry 3k. Monocacy 5%. Knowlan's Ferry fi, and Point of Ro< ks at 7 o'cl'k {> m. Returning, leave Point at 7 a rn , Know an's Ferry at 7)*, Monocacy 9, 1-Mward:? Ferry 11. Seneca'1, Great Falls 3^, and arrive at George town at 7 p. m. Passage through either way 82 Meals served regularly on board the boat at mod erate prices. CHARLES MERRILL, Capt. je 25?dtf PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GINGER WINE MA N U FACTl'RED F ROM F R EN CI1 GRAPES. GREEN JAMAICA GINGER. SEVILLE ORANGES. Ac ?This delicious bev erage becomes the greatest favorite wherever it is introduced. It is equally palatable, more whole some. aj'd not half the pricc of other foreign wines. Maitv physicians use ?t exclusively, and recom mend it to all troubled with Flatulency. Dy ^ep sia. Debility, Cramns, Diarrhtea and 'Dysentery. Persons subject to "Chills, or living In districts where Ague or Cholera prevails, find its occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. Mixed with a little icel-water. it forms the most refiesh iug and wholesome cooling drink in warm weather that can be taken. Price 5<> cents p?'r bottle, 85 per dozen. N B Country Druggists. Grocers, Ac., tlndthis Wine an advantageous addition to their stoClc,H!s a first rate article, sells well, and gives great satis faction. Atrents, STOTT A CO., Washington; PEEL A STEVENS. Alexandria; CISSLL.Georgetown; J HALMER, Baltimore. jytJ?tf 1)E5jTlsTRYa RB DONALDSON. Dentist, late of the firm of ? Hunt A Donaldson, continues to manufacture and insert those beautifulM|jfE3& K>rcelain teeth, with or wit bout gums. 14111 r specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was award?d the first premium at the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held in this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each par?i? ular 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 OiAce southwest corner of Seventh^nd 1/ streets. Eentrance on D. mar 'il?6m DENTISTRY. DR MUNSON respectfully calls pnMir atten tion to his new. patent and great ly IMPROVED method of setting Ar-j tlficial Teeth, with Continuous Gum, the very PERFECTION OF THE ART This style of Teeth has the following advantage* over all others, viz : GREAT s? I'R hNG j H. CLEAN LINESS. COMFORT and BEAU . vising with Nature in these respects, and in some othe-s excelling. Public inspection la respectfully solic ited. Please rail and see specimens CAUTION ?No other Dentist in the District of Columbia has a right to make this style of teeth N B?Teeth constitutionally healthy, plugged and warranted for life i>fiice and house No. 2^ E street, near the cor ner of Penna avenue and H?h s'.reet. ap 24?tf A CARD. \fRS. F. PHILLIPS, No. 401 Sixth street, i?X between G and H streets, desires to inform the citizens <?f Washington and vicinity, that she is now prepared to give instructions on the PIANO FORTE She has taught music in some of the principal cities of the l uion and has testimonials showing that she is fully com petent to discharge the duties of her profession to the satisfaction of those who may favor her with their patronage. Terms: fcio for 21 lessons, at her residence, or 812 at the residence of her pupils. je 12?eo3m# Law PARTNERSllI P. OBERT J WALKER and LOUIS JAN1N have formed a co-partnership under the firm of "Walker A Janin.'' for the management and ....... ? In O .. C .? r>r<.>.>A ^ # 1 . . . 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 REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBING AND GAS FITTING DEPOT. f|MI E subv ri??er respectfully announces to his -I. friends and the public in general that he has received the first lot of the celebrated DODGE'S DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AND FORCE PL MP, which received the SILVER MEDAL at the late Fair of the Metropolitan Mechanics' Insti tute, and is now prepared to furnish ail who nmy favor him with a call Ills stock of GAS FIXTURES are unsurpassed in the District. With his corps of competent workmen he prides himself to All any orders in the PLUMBING AND GAS-1 I'l I1NG line with promptness and despatch. \?jm All work done warranted to give compute satisfaction. JOHN REESE, may 3?tf corner 6th st and Pa avtaue. CARRIAGES. Ill AVE on hand some handsome li^ht and con venient family Carriages and Bug-, *? * gies A two horse Carriage and Ex press Wagon Those desirous of purchasing any of the above described articles cheap will do well to < all on the subscriber immediately, as I am de termined to sell low for cash, or on accommodat ing terms All work warranted. Rewiring done at the shortest notice and in the most approved manner S. F L V N N, No 3**5 D st . bet 12th and 13th. jy 9?1m opposite the Kirkwood House BRITTANNIAAND PLANISHED WARE. TEA and Coffee Urns. Coffee Gteqiies. Coffee Biggins, Coffee Filters. Cotfoepou. Teapots. Tea Ser*. Egg Boilers Chafing Dishes, imperial Djsh Covers. Soup Tureens. Castors, Pitcher;, Cups. Lamps, Candlesticks. Se^ar Laui}M?, Spit toons, Ac , at the Housekeeper's Furnishing Store, 4VO Seventh street GEO. FRANCIS. TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. I YT7"ISHES call the attention to all that srH?" \V with defective sight, caused by aire, sick ness and particularly from glasses injudiciously selected, to his superior SPECTACLES and G LASSKS J'arefiilly ground hy himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brilliant transprf^ncv suited precisely and beneficially to the wearer ac cording to the concavity or convexity of the eve Very numerous are the ill effect* caused to the precious organ of si^ht from the commencement of using glasses in not beine precisely suited, b the use or an Optom* ttr; ana the practice of manv vears, enables him to measure the focal disease ef the eyes, and such glasses that are absolutely re nired will be furnished with precision and satis action. J T acknowledges the very liberal encourage ment alre;idv obtained, and further solicits the pa tronage of those that have not yet availed them selves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by send ing the glasses in use, and stating how' many ini hes thevcan read this print with their specta cles. can be supplied with such that will improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to be seen : and lefer ences triven to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No 51'? Seventh street, three doors from Odd Felltua' Hall, up stairs. Nob polk, September", 1S54. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit verv well, and seem to have improved my sight mote than any other 1 have lately tried. L1TT. W TAZEWELL I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr Tobias, and find them of great assistant e tc my sight, and corresponding with his des( ription of the-focus. 1 recommend him asa skillful opt', clan. HENRY A WISE Mr J Tobias : Sir?The pairof Spectacles voi: furnished me yesterday are particularly saiisfac tofv to mo. They are very aecidediv the beat posse.-s, and I am the owner of eight or nine pai < arefully selected in different places and from op ticians recommended to me on account of their professional standing in England. France and the. I nited States. 1 have been also pleased with your remarks and directions on the treatment ?>! the eyes, for the purpose of preserving and improv ing the sight. Respectfully, yours. (/HAS. CALDWELL, Professor of M. C., Louisville. Ky LynchBrrg, Nov. 10. IS54 Mr. John Tobias having furnished me wi n ?Classes, by which I have been greatly aid~d (if v vHion having suffered greatly from reading ? night in my earlier life) it aJl'ords me the high t pleasure to say that I consider him a skillful p: ?< ticil optician.' and well prepared to aid th< wi may need his professional services. WW. 11 rouzie, Elder of Methodist Conferenct Wilmington. N C , Jan 87. l-vl Mr J. Tobias : Dear Sir?1 am happv to that the Spectacles which I obtained from vou I week are entirely satisfactory. From an iuequai ity in the visual range of my eyes. I have hereto fore found great dilficultv in getting glasses of the proper focal distance It alfords me pleasure to state that, by the aid of your optometer, this diffi culty has been happily obviated so that the glasses you Tarnished me are decidedly the best p.ctapted to my eyes of any I have ever yet used. Vtry respectfully. yours. it b. dram:. Hector of St. James' Parish Department of Interior. May 7. lr c Fmm natnial deiects ami the unequal ran^eof my eyes, I have been compelled lo use glr,ssc.? f.?r several years I have tried deferent opticians wifhont obtaining :;lasse* perfectly fitted to my eyes. Four months since Air Tobias wadi; two pairs especially for me. which I have found to serve me perfectly. Bv the use of his optometer he is enabled t i adapt Glass's miantelv to the eve. 1 most cheerfutly recommend Mr. Tobias to all having occasion to useglas?es. and bear my testi mony as to his skill as an optician. HENRY E BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warrants jv IS?tf NATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, WASHINGTON. D. C. ^IMIE thirty-fourth annual course of Lectures will m. commence on MuNDA V. the tfjd of October. lc5o, arid end on the 1st March, FACULTY Thoxas Miller. M. D , Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. Wji P. Johnston, M D., Professor of Obstet rlcs, and Diseases of women and children Joshi a Kit.et, M l> . Professor of .\iatcr:a Med ica, Therapeutics and Hygiene J No. Frkd .mat. M. 1> , Professor of the princi ples and practice of surgery. Grafton Tyler. M 1) . Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical med i? ine Lew;* 11. Stkinkh,M D . Professor of Chemis try and Pharmacy. Edward M Scott, M. D , Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M D , Dean. Like most similar institutions in Kurope. the desks from which the regular lectures a? given, and the words for clinical instruction are under the same roof, The entire expense for f ill course lectures. .?<?o hi Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... if- no Matriculating fee, payable only once 5 ? mi Graduating expenses .' -25 ui Admission to the medical and surgical clinic with out charge. The lectures will be given in the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling those engaged in hur ries* during the morning hours to attend. For further information address THOMAS MILLER. M D , Dean of the Faculty. N B ?Medical students desiring situations as resident student In the Washington Infirmary, < which is the clinical department of the National Medical College,) are requested to make applica tion by letter to Joshua Riley. M D , Curator of the W ashlngton infirmary, who will give any in formation that may be desired. It is unnecessary to state the great advantages of a residence in a hospital for clinical instruction. Those making early application will have prece dence. Six are to be chosen before the 1st of Oc tober. jy 9?eotNovl COLUMBIAN COLLEGE, Washington.D C Rev J O. Binnky. D. D . President and Profes sor of Intellectual and Moial Philosophy. William Ruggles. LL D . ProfessorofMechan ical Philosophy and Astronomy. Rev A. J Huntington A M , Professor of the Greek and Latin Languages Charles C Jewktt.AM., Professor of Rhet oric and Beiles Letlres. Lewis H Steiner, A M . M D.. Professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy I'. T Fristok, A M?, Professor of Mathematics William E Jillson, A.M., Profcwor of Modern Language* R C. Fox, A. B , Tutor In the Greek and Latin Languages J. G. N ash . AM, Teacher of the Preparatory De partment.

MlE next session begins on the last Wednesday in Septemlier. and continues nine months, until the last Wednesday in June Candidates for admission may In* examined on Monday and Tuesday preceding the opening of the session. The regular College Course requires four years for the degree of A. B. Those wishing to do so may omit the ancient languages and pursue a scientific course three years for the degree of B P. An ad vanced course is also provided for the degree of A. M. Students may pursue any particular branches where they can do so profitably, and will take suf ficient studies fully to occupy their time, and re ceive a certificate of actual attainment. A Pre|>aratory Department is established under thegemral supervision of the Faculty, with an able and experienced tr-acher, and s[>ecial attention will be given to fitting pupils to enter College With a full and able Faculty, students are with confidence invited to the usual benefits of our best institutions, with those advantages peculiar to the seat of the General Government. Circulars, with all needed information, may be received by applying personally or by letter to the President jy 7?2aw3w I AND WARRANTS BOLGI1T at the high * est rates Sight drafts remitted to persons at a distance sending me Warrants, on any city they may des ignate. Stocks bought and sold on commission HAMILTON G FANT. Banteer. AM Pa. avenue. Washington, D. C. Jy 18?lm?vtWS4i (Intel) I LAND WARRANTS. irants wanted at the higl KELLER-- St McKEI lath street, opposite tho Trtxisiuy. [ AND Wairant* wanted at the highest rates by I j KELLER tc McKEN NE\ , jy 9?lm* EXCURSIONS, &c. or.AND CIVIC & MIUTAEY FXCSRSIOH OF THE Montgomery Guatd.i, TO THE WHITE HOCSE VAVILIOS, On Till ItSD AY, locust 2d. 'IMIE ,\iONTG*>MER Y GUARDS respectfully " announce to thefr friends, civic , "77**^ and military, tli.it they will their Third <rrand Excursion to the AVhite House oti TH1 i. s?DA Y. August *Jd, lt*5o Two Boats having ?>een chartered for the ocrti asir.ii, the first lioat will leave Georgetown *.1 <?\ i rk in the morning, Washington at Nav> Yr*i' it V, and Alexandria at *'S The second boat will leave Washington at "t p ni.. and proceed directiv t<? the bite House The first boat will i?av? 'he White House at 7 i?'? lis k and the second at H? <? r p m. Fischer's excellent Cotillon Band i*engaged for the occa-ion. Columbus will serve an excellent Pinner at &? f ents a liejid. and refreshments atcttv prices Tickets SI?admitting a gentleman and ladies; to he had of the Committee, or at the Boa*, on the day of the Kxcursion Co mm ittre of Arranftmtntt. Lieut Reilly, I.ieut Feenv, Sgt McEnirv, Sgt Burk, Private Wall, Private Malone. Jy 21?dte PIC NIC EXCURSION ~ OF THE " Merry Bachelors!" TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, J CI. Y 20, 1S53. HHHF. "MERRY BACHELORS'* respectfully A announce to the pn>?li? that they _ Jl*** w will nave a Pic Nic on tin- tJOth in-, stant. at the White House Pavilion, and bete leave to extend to their fellow Bachelors, both old and young, and to the r> st of mankind in general, an hivitation to accompany them on this occasion, md help to make up a jovial party. The tine Steamer Geo. Washington has been ^elected to take the Excursionist- do-*n tl.c river, ^iid will leave Riley's Wharf at H a in ; Navj' Yard at 9; and Alexandria at 9-^ am. In the af ternoon a second l?oat will leave Riley's Wharf at J. and Navy Yard at 2J? o'clock One boat will return to the city at sundown, and the other at 1U o"do< k p in Tickets ON E DOLLAR ; to be Lad of the mem ber, of ihu Club and at the boat on the day of the excursion. There will be music and th*> dance, gay hearts and bright eves, on this, the lirst Pie N ic of " THE MERRY BACHELORS ' jy 19?d GRAND EXCURSION 'HUE TEACHERS OF ST PETER'S Pl'N 1 DAY SCHOOL regretfully ?JT''", aiinouuee to the citizens or Wash ington. that t'nev will .jive their second excursion lott.e WHITE HOI SE on MONDAY. July?? The safe and splendid steamer Geoh?k Wash ington has be?-:i charter**! for the occasion The boat will ieav. Seventh street wharf at and Navy Yard at y o'clock a. in ; returning be fore dark. Weber's Band has been engaged for the occa sion Dinner and Refreshments will be served at eitv prices. Tickets ?t. pdmittirga Gentleman ^nd Ladies; single tickets 5U cents; children 25 cents?to lie had V John F. Ellis' Music Store, Dr Walsh. Navy- Yard, ar.d at the boat on the morning of the excursion. Jy 16-?eotd Klv LKS Ac BERIOW i GRECIAN CIRCUS! Newly Equipocd for the Your 1955. WILL EXHIBIT AT WASllISUTOSI, On Jul} 2~?, 3u. un<! 31, fiid August 1 and 2. This immense establishment cost the proprietors over 50,000 HOLLARS. The Comjiany i- composed of TIIIPTY-FIVF. PERFORMERS. <lf the most talented that can he had either in En rope or America, namely: Madame Camilla Gardner, the Parisian Eques trienne; Madame Wood, the gr?-?it English Eques trienne; Mons Paul Cane, from the French and Cerman Theatres; Signor Blitz, the Italian Jug gler; E. Derinus, the Ameri? an Scene H :Jer; R Rivers, the Fn rival led Principal Act Rider; K Woods, the jjreat French Scenic Ilidor; Master George Derious, the Wonderful Hurdle Kider; M r Ceo Slonian, the Acrobatic and Gvmnastle Ferfarmer; Master Charlies Rivers, General Rider and the greatest Tumbler in th.e world; Moucha ? how F< dro. the youthful bt>y of many forms; Mods G"rorne, the Sampson of the World; Mons. I .a Horde, K. Lewis, T Rivers, T. Nambe, R. Bu^Ie. II Hague. R Thompson. N Springer and numerous auxiliaries. SHJ. ANTONIO CAPELENO, who has Just arrived from Russia having been engaged at an enormous expense will make his first appearance in America with his GUI.AT RUSSIAN BEARS. These wond'-rful animal performances through out France and Russia iiave astonished every be holder For full particulars of their performances see the bills. Messrs R. Hivers and E Derious beg leave to announce that tliey have brought from Russia and Frame some entire new performers. Also, new comic afterpieces, never before performed in this country. 'I his mammoth concern comprises One Hundred and Ninety Men and Horses The gorgeous piocession will enter town or city every morning at 10 o'clock, led by Mr. Withers' New York Brass and Pandean Band. Doors open at 2 in the afternoon and at ? In the evening. Ti< kcts 25 cents. No half price jy -jo? 11 tt C. W FULLER. Agent. JUT" The above Company will exhibit at ALEXANDRIA, on THURSDAY, the tWth, and FRIDAY, the ?27th instant. Also, at GEORGETOWN, on FRIDAY, the 3d of August. FINE WATCHES. HAVING made a considerable addition to my stock of GOLD HUNTING PAT EN T LE VERS. and LADIKS' W ATC11 - ES of first quality, heavy 18 carat cases Also "SILVER WATCHES for boys 1 otler them at greatly reduced prices. The movements are selected w ith great care, and every Watch Ls W A R K A N T E D . Persons in want of a fine timekeeper are invited to examine my assortment. II SEMKEN, No 330 Pa avenue, betw. Wb and llith st* mar 30 O ELY RES COMPLETES DE MOL1ERE very numerous engravings, SI 25 Consuelo. by George Sand, 3 vols, very nume rous engravings, SI Physfologie du Gout, par Brillat-Savarln; very numerous engravings, 3< cents jy 13 FRANCK TAYLOR GEORGE F. KIDWELL & CO., DEALEHS IN ALL KINDS OF COALS AND WOOD, I FOURTEENTH STREET. (ori>o$ite Frank lin Engine Hvuse.) have now on hand every article in their line, which will tie sold at prices to suit the times. They solicit a share of public patronage, pledging themselves to give satisfac tion to all. N B.?A cargo of White and Red Ash Coal (afloat) will be sold low if ordered from the wharf. jysio?eolm* FAIR HILL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Snnrfji Spring, Montgomery county. Md. fTMiE ninth term of this Institution will com A mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (September) next Circulars containing the needful information In regard to the School can be obtained by those who desire it, by addressing, at Oiney post Office, Montgomery county, Alary land, R S KIRK, or WM H FARULHAR Refer to Jm>. T Towers, Lambert Tree. W D. W aliac h. je 30?'-2a w&w evening star. history OF soais ov OUR VEGETABLES The hv torj of 'om? of -nr fruits and v tables i*, in many Mpect^ extremely curioas 1 T' ^ke' find -o i.i'hlj e8 iciincd iu K ?top. th.it an arbjrriry law enacted to prevent comm-nrrs ln?m citing it wb!v" ?"* "tnnds *o lilrh th?t i. L -iTdon ^rBMwi.nldnjira ? bi-iu f turtls m*de TJ! i ' ' ?"? y?Ari leftre Christ, con j, J? ?,y Chr.YTlT?P ?* ftn to th, l!*" ,nV robber of the wit? l\iny ?aJ. they *>wed the *.-ed? with maledictions a . I ^rT/'r rr uov,n^th;it tbr m"re ?i w > ?W(I. tho Krit,.r ,t wonfi prosper, as is sai,; ? 4 nigs in Inland in the present d?y S > "?^hiy was the cabbage r te. mcd by the a: eicnts. that two of their leading pny,x a.. ?-ach wrote a book ujwn it ; and rk?2p ,ai > wiat the ancient R mms, \liLVlDg bJLi^ , doctors out ef their territories, pre "rved tneir health lor six hundred yean-, and sjotb-! tucir infirmities by the umj of thi, vegetable alone. From an anecdote related by iLrodo us. it is evident that lcttuccs w??re served at tho ruyul tables of the Persian kin-, for five or mx hundred years before the Christian era : bat they only knew one sort which was a b.ack variety. According to Ovid, mint wa used by the ancients to perfumo their ta bles. Irubbing the leaves upon them before *er\ mg the sapner; and Pl'i y ?av-. at the consultation of physicians in hiscU.ubcr.it wa* decided that a chapirt of pennyroyal wa, Ji-ter for giddiness and swimming iu the bea I than one oi roees. Mushrooms were a groat dainty with tho v<duptuous Romans; and one >t the poisonous sorts wa- mod by Agrippina to destroy h*r husband Tiberius ClaJW * . T f,avo keen cultivated upon tLe earth, in fcyna, at the time of our Saviour?as it is Mentioned in one of his beautiful para bles as being the least seed that was s wn in the field. u.irlic was in u*, a* ear'y as the onion, and the want of both was lam utcd by the Israelite* in the wilderness The E 'vnt iaus worshipped garlic, and were said to^wlsh hat they mi-ht enjoy it in Paradise; while e (jreeki held it in such abhorrence that they regarded those who ate it M profane, fhc Romans gave it to their laborers and sol diers to strengthen them, and to their game eoekg previously to fighting them Parsley was im great r?i,ute in the time of Piiny. and the Emperor Tiberius held parsnips in such igh esteem, that he had them annually brought irom Germany, near the Rhine to K-.mc. So highly did the Greeks esteem rad i-.ies. that they, Jn offering oblations to Ai - pollo, presented turnip- in wood, beet root in silver, and radishes in beaten gold. At that P?"od they far exceeded in sire the radishes t the present day, and s? me weighed as iuu"h as forty to eighty pounds. Thyme was im p-rted to Rome from Athens for the sake of ri;e bees, and water-cress was eatea ?ilh .s i,ad, to counteract tho cold effects of the lat ter vegetable. Tho large drum-headed cabbage is used ex tensively throughout Germany and the north o. Lurope f< r making sour-JLra?t. As we have introou.-ed andr> laicised tin-?^rmanChrist mas tree. w.-kiK w i:jS h?.w - ,on the som-t-rnut m. y i.,llow. and L ie. therelore, i- t.4 ? r--ieii>t. le cabba^ ? Imads are cut into 5-mall shreds, and ar? packt 1 iu l/arrcis or tnbj, ?loi,' w .. vinegar, t j which fall and cloves ^Mcd : K. this state they are preserved incx;ulUrt condition till late in the -Jiring. When used t is stewod over a slow fire, and served up with nu?t kinds . f nie.it. Asparagus coi-.es tp-m the salt water stepps oi tue north of Ku - ?ia, and wag said to attain an extraoriinery sire on the banks of the Euphrates. The hrft t^me we hear of this vegetable i- in the tim? of Catu the Elder. 2(K) year? betore Christ. lu?> Lnijieror Augustus was very partial to it; a: d at Kavenna n grew to such i. sue that three \f f ,Wt,,Shc,J ^ Mr. Grayson, of .'lorti.ike, near Loidon, has produced HiO hicl.' that neighed 4d p<>umls. perhaps the largest ever grown iu Great Britain; und hundreds ?.| ncres around the metroK lis are devoted to its cultivation. The small heads ire sometimes cui into pi^-e? and boiled. i substitute tor green peas. Medicinally it is c usidered antiscorluuc, ai..i verv k'od iu dropsical eases; but is avoided by lb >sc hav ing the gnu* The n.o-t extraordinary virtue ii lh.it ascribed to it l?y An' M e ?'!. who ^ays. il tho loot is put u|mhj a tooth that aches violently, it eauses it to coma out without i'ain. Our modern dentist* will, we are -ure. til:uik U' tor this information. In nocountrv :iiethe salads inorecultn Hud than uiFranje*. lhe rich eat them as a iuxuiv. the jK)or as a Iicce-.,iiy. The artisans u. u4 Urge manu Iacturing towns are ev. iy yt-ar becoming greater cn-ume. s of lutuce*. radishes, ana celery, and tind benefit iron, thcir u^e ; but ii, England wo never meel such excellent saiads us ure to be had at th- tabk d hotes iu ilol 1 <i.d, Belgium, and Franco. \\ tuc?-creas, we learn. i? one ot tlie most wholesome of our sulid herbs, and oue of the oldest in use. It 'juahties are wa rn aud stimulating?the re verse of nearly all other raw vegetables. Aenophon recommended it t? the Persians, and the Romans gave it to th..s?- whose minds w. re deranged." Hence the Greek proverb, "Eat cress, and h:ive more wit." It i* au excellent antiscorbutic ; and a gttiid so easi y produced, and so important to the health ot towns people, cannot be too highly recom mended. The daily supply at Co vent Gar den is about 6.000 bunches; but it is said if twice as many more bunches were brought in, they would bts all sold. Carrots comc from Holland; and, in the time of Queen Elizabeth, the leaves were used in the head dres-es of the ladies of her court Excellent bread can made of the white car rots, The potato belongs to a class of poison ous roots ; and tho extract of the leaves and stems is a powerful narcotic, while the tubers afford a wholesome and nutritive food. The itotato. when distilled, makes an agreeable brandy; the starch of facuisB is palmed off as a substitute for sage, arrowroot, tapioca? which is, alter all, a very harmless composi tion. A lady accidentally discovered that the potato-liquor, in making staich, w >uK clean silk, woollen, or cotton goods, without injury to the texture or color. A site made from the potato is very superior to the com mon size; and yeast, fit for the baker or brewer, is made troni the nv?ts. Cob bet called it the accursed root; and, doubtless, much n; the misery that took place in Ireland ai:d tho Highland* of Scotland may be traced to too implicit a reliance on this single article of fo.Ml Parsnips contaiu a large proportion of sugar; beer is made from them in the north of Ireland, and wiuo, closely approaching the Malmsey of Madeira, is made from the roots. Marmalade, made with parsnips and a small quantity of tu^ar, is said to excite appetite, and is said to be a very good food for conva lescents The vine is of the highest antiqui ty, and always stood well in the world s opin ion ; that it was cultivated extensively iu tho antediluvian world we have pretty good evi dence, for Noah had no sooner escaped from the general deluge than he set about planting a vineyard, and made wine?showing that he was not ignorant of the plant, its culture, and its use. The vine was at one time as much cultivated iu Great Britain, for the purpose of wine making, as it is in France. IF" Fellow-citiiens !" said a stump ora tor, " we have the best country in the world, and the best Government. What people on the face of the earth enjoy more privileges than we do? Here we have liberty to speali, aud liberty of the press, without onerous des potism. What, fellow citizen, is more desira ble than this? I>o you want any thing more, my countrymen ?*' 4*Ye3 sir-ree!" sang ?*?t a red-faced loafer, " thia is dry work 1 w;i't a auck out of that tlatik sticking out of your coat pocket.-'! ' THE W LOLLY STAB. This eiceilsot Funllrud Nrr? J.-uinul ?cor . talnlng ft greater rartoy of tetsrsannt; tb*? can I* faud la IQf other?ds jmhiULed on ??(?. day nwHul:;g. tUUMB Single copy, per annum *S to cim. Flvtropln ? Ten roplea 8 W Twrttr copies U W \J^T OasU. Ilfllltiu !* i>n*C?. cIT Single copies (In wrappenO ran be procure^ a* Ihe counter. ImmrdUMr afin the issue at LUft p*p??r Price?Tnas* Cftjrs. PonTWAiTii* who act ft*agent* wUl be ftilowed <? corrailwloo of twenty per cenl A "POWERFUL'* PREACHES <' j *be of Bishop Hoddinr the Ml l. incident is related la va* ... ?'''wilig which tb* nuhop presided t*j LnVi" "* law of V . e? uiJh' JTa LrvtL*r<,-?? rduto. wiU. r??r*??EE?ir rt"'hmd, \ Kud reap?,!i'n* ^'in" wop. - ?.*nd ibe church w.is on tbe -re of HZil* 'ZjLdmVk? hi "" l"1""* Mr U"<MtaJ ""'r?? ??< 'tosiu t. Ulk n? tbc T{"P >hvo?b.r . 'f4"*!'*1 ? V m* r?M roafe^ "crtmblcd. ar* * gmJUf T fr" Mr Jlcduing proved 'n-ir ki,tnn *n'U?d *!>. a, seised each by Ce n?t r rf hi wr*n uclti lucm dt arttii1 Ik -?k ?.u. w W; ? oi^{ fjr ? BOMfui bat f.,?aU ih'u,.. 1 i a-SiftS them id rouufum*' u'.. '"??? ?iw "fj'iD1'* e"Urt it,u"' <>>? -^\h: fft ,rnUle<J ttnder iu ""bonne _ it. | * ben they wore somewhat calmed Mr Heddu* suddenly excl.im-d, ? LcTui !uen With h^T3l^I^b,;n^thtlj;two fnftmo^ftn'^8 h? pray?* frr?2? J? ' mo* itr\enf &cd i?wrrfuJ m inr>rr w pmy.* Boon Lc Jtmievrj iVavir^ weeptng, onofe-ring Li. Bin,. and be^!oh"i the finrt hid co?clhu"ed? ??? ^ "??u?r, J33^-,SL,^?t3l*s5 wm the most pu^naci .?# of the two. ftr..j it in, hard work f?.r him to clear his thr-.at do a, to gure uu^runce to words. 4i A thrm*?n/4 r 'oem.?d clogKiD? hi? sp^ch;" bu? ho at'leJirtb broke through his dtflirui'T. end . rarcd (Rd imon -rMrfM^rr*,Ve,him ^hrr' be sail l ?? m MedJ,"S relinquished bi- jrrasr, and they all rr?s? to their foot. ?? 5?w ?La J " e^nU r#B\Midbe' ' ?U'ilivc Jtreth ren. and lore ?>ach other as long as t.,u live '? They immediately embraced each oth?-r *nd ? * ?s qmckly settled their di-pute ? ? ,-?rs }W,? meD ?V*r Bw* on lhe l>^ lip of fraternal Mll Chriau.u f. llow tK?'k-FAL? l^TAJipb:db?A correhpondent of the Ne ra-kian. printed at Omaha City on he >Wun opposite to Councii Bluffv Writes taJ('D ^ring party to wbieh he Wft, it twren U nT* D"mbe? of buffalo be [, A j1 Hollow and Loui-o Fork Ti.o valley and hill* were black with them On the night ol the 221 June, haviu* encani.^d on the bank of a creek inanS^T ^out " they were alarmed by thi of buffalo, o?u - rig the e?rth .>? tremble beuea?h their tread r;:rj vr* Liu?down the ^ c"f"P chMOod to be directly in the path t iP>ogh which this armv of aba^y quadrupeds wore making their ripid m?^ and .t waa wah extrem. d.?culty-hw 7hi d^Lftrgtng rf riflea .nd rerolrer. in Lick mkc - ? n,?fcatou-tre*ei?inB?ecooJ?di*tarn lug them fn ui t.. :r J;reet cours# thus ?avimf their own hvw- a id the lives of their boma? Tuey .ucceedod in snooting aereral a,, they pas^d among which wa.. a fine fat vearlin/ ^me choice .ntleti .,f ?hicb served "thi tu ?>' food on tbei. j. u.-i..-y. Some idoa mar bo forxnod uf th? number of buffalo in th.? faat herd, from the fact that though running at full ,peo4. tney were ftt least an hour in pac ing the camp 1 Kees Awawer ?Count Staekelbur* waa onco sent on a particular mission by thu tm ?Zi9nf?"rT iBt?"'I,and ?U tL ;?acoc. ca ion Thurgot was dispatched by the Emper '?r of tfertnaiiy. ft.th theae ambaMad^rs were granger* to each otber When the morning i-.r the audience had arriv.-d, Thunr-.t waa ushered into a ma^nifl^nl ?;iioon. where, see wig a dignified looking man seated, and sur rounded by several Poliah nobleman, who were standing m^t raspo^tfully before him, !t ^r-^Ambaaftadcr (Th.rgot) concluded wft- the khij. adir?f*i<d him a? Hpeh. with tbei acemtouMd formalities The dignified I', j:*4.g character turned out to be Sta<*kel ur?. who received the unexpected h .ma? aith pride and silonco Soon th<l entered the preseuct chamber, and Thur^ot l^reetvin^ luMiiistako, r^tirod, much mortified thi tho evaninc it ao happened that both of the^e ambassadors w. re plavimr curds at the same table with his mni -tv The ^"V." e, V;y lhrwW down * **JiU2 The king of clubs " "A mistake. ?a i tLe monarch is th9 knave " "Pardon uie iiStllif Tuurgot, casting a signifi a:.t glanoo at fctackelburg, - this is the seoond time to -lay. 1 have taken ? knftve for ? kin>? " Stack elburg, though very prompt at repa-tae bit his lu, and was silent ?iitofrapky of Ecch tric C fiat act ?rt. Fire Crackers a* lafirirrriox ?A cun uiittee of the New Hampshire Legislature, which had under consideration a bill prohib iting the sale in that State < f India crackers, (w hich they have no right to do, ?s their im portation is allowed by Congress.) reported against it; in which report they *aid ? ??Thecrackers of India are a very differenl article from that in ordinary use as food, and essentially different from that described by Dr. Vre. being a combustible material, confined within a circular tube about two inches in length, and of about tho diameter of the Amer ican cigars, usually denominated " long nir.ei" and liable to and designed for explosion? a re sult which is invariably accompanied by a noise resembling the discharge of small fire anr?. Your commitee have come to the conclusion that India craikers are ?? institutions ' insep arably indentlfied aith the proper obscnanoo of thi? great national holiday Qcandaries.?Knocking at the wrong door, and hesitating whether you shall ruu away and say nothing about it, or stay and apolo gue Crossing the road until you see ft gir com ing one way and a cab another; eo tnat if you move on you are f>ure to be knocked by one, and if you staud still you may |xMt*ibly be ernshed 1-y both. Finding yourself in a damp bod on a cold night, and cogitating whether you will lie ?til! and catch y^ur deatL, or get up and dress, M.d pass the night on the two cane-bottom chairs. Payiiig yjur addresses to a peruulesr. fair one. under the impreasion that she is an heir ess; and on discovering your error, having the option of marrying the young lady, or of being shot by the y jung lady 6 brother. biting at a friend's house, where you must either drink wine till you become intoxicated; or refrain till y^u become disagreeable Comir.g to four cross roads, one of which yoa must take at random, or just walk back a milo or two and enquire your way. Being blandly informed by a surgeon that you can either have your leg amputated, or leave it alone and die in a few day* U*3 A gentleman by the name of Man, re^ siding near a private mad-house, met one of iu poor inmates, who had broken from his k-'eper The maniac suddenly stopped, and resting upon a large stick, exclaimed : ? Who are you sir?" The gentleman was rather alarmed, but thinking to divert his attention by a pun, ho replied: ~~ 141 am a doublt man; I am a Man by nsmo and a man by nature " . _ " Are you so rejoined the otber, 4 wfcy L am a man b<4idn, myself?*? *WtJ Wl*' you twv "