Newspaper of Evening Star, August 1, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 1, 1855 Page 1
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?. . THE EVENING STftR, PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERJIOOJI, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Jit tk* Star Buildings, corner Pennsylvania avenue and Eleventh street, By W. D. WALLACH, Wni be served *o subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, pavable weekly to the Agents; paper* served In packages at 37% cents per month. To mall subscribers the sub scription price is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year in ad-anre, T WU DOLLARS f* six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three ninths; for less than three months at the rate of 12'4 cents a w>*ek. 07SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. L H. L1NDSLEY, DEALER IK SEAL ESTATE AND LAND WAItBANTS, SAI\T PAUL. MIS. TERRITORY. ANDS BOUGHT AND SOLD THROUGH OUT THE TERRITORY Taxes paid. Collections made. Drafts cashed.and the highest Prices given for Laud Warrants Government l^inds located with much care, and if desired, the profit* and looses shared equally at the expiration of live years The Lana at that time to be sold. nnle>s otherwiseairreed upon, and one half of the current value ^f the Warrant at the time of entry, and half of tbr expense of locating to be deducted from the subscribers' interest. To person* wishing to locate Warrants entirely on their own account, the charge will be, for fortv acres #15; eighty acres, one hundred ana sixty acres, ?2.5; and will receive with their title, a plat and description of the .and. RKFEBEXCSS : Misxesota?Gov Willis A. Gorman; Ex*Gov Alex. Ramsey; Hon J. T Ro.sser, See. M. T.; Messrs. Ames A Van Eltei?. Attorneys at Law; Messrs. Morton A Pace, Wheiesale Druggists. Baltimore?W P Presfcr-n, Esq., Attorney at I^w; Richard C. Bowie, F.sq , Com Merchant; Messrs. Deur, Norris A Co.; Messrs. McCleese t Ham \Va?htsgto!*?Hon W W. Seaton ; Hon. J. T. Towers. Mayor; Hon. Jud^e J. Bryan; J. C. C Hamilton, Esq.. Attorney at I .aw; Col. Win. Hlckey; Col J Riley; Messrs. Taylor A Maury; JIe>*r> Lewis, Johnson A Co, Bankers; G. C. Grammar. Esq., President Patriotic Bank, jy 1??eo3m GLEN WOOD CEMETERY, Oiilce No. Pa. ave., corner 10th street, (OVER THE SAVING'S BASl.) THIS CEMETERY is laid out on the plan of the celebrated t ireenw*?d,of New York, and situated on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north cf the Capitol?North Capitol >treet leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Con press. appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes, making a fee title to the purchaser, and prohibiting all encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which is of vast importance to those who wish their d?ad to rej?ose where they have placed them, for it has become a custom in all other cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the dead promiscouslv into one large pit. and legal measures cannot prevent it, as no titles are given to the ground N B ?Otflce open from 10 to 1*2 o'clock a. m., whTe Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By laws. and a map of the ground, and all other in formation, can lie obtained All o'ders left with Mr. James F. Ilarvev. No. 4!??Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptlv attended to. je 19?ly "the FAUQUIER WHITE SULPHUR STRINGS \RE now open for the reception of Company. and in a far more attractive condition j ? than they ever have been. A gro^s misrepresentation against them? having been published in the Petersburg Intelli gencer and Baltimore Sun to the efleet that they were closed for the season is now traced to an ir respr tsible source unworthy of notice. It is proper'to state that there js no shadow of foundation for it The sulwcrUier trusts that he will not be msde the victim of such malignity; and the respectable journals which have given currency to the rumor by transferring it to their columns will disabuse th* public mind through the note medium. ALEX. BAKER. Jy 13?-'in ?OAL:COAL! THE undersigned is prepared to deliver COAL of the best quality, at ?#5 50 i**r ton. H C HARROVER, 3d street. :id door south of Pa. avenue. N B ? I give 2,210 pounds to the ton. JylJ-im 10BX * ELVAS*. WILLIAM THOMPSON. ELYANS THOMPSON, DEALERS IN HARDWARE, CCACH TRIMMINGS, Sic., No. 3gb Pennsylvania avenue, I'tHf'tn Jfinta and T'ntn sis, Wa<ktngton, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE Britannia. German Silver. Albata and reiver Pla ted. Tea. Table and Dessert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks Brass, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Suovei audTongs, WalCe Irons, Sad Irons Maslin and Be'.l Metal Kettles, Furnaces, Grid iron*. Ovens, Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage. Closet. Cupboard, Chest,Till, Pad and Trunk Locks Shuttle. Do<>r. and Blind Hinges. Screws, Cut and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws aud Stnbbs, Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door hnob* Bell Pulls. Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. C VBINF.T v AKER8 GOODS Hair Cloth. Curied Hair, Moss, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venltian Blind Hooks. Hack Pulleys, Holler Ends Brack*Furniture Nails Glue, Coflin Handier and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates. Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. Plan s, Saws, Drawing Knives, Spokes haves, Chisels and Gouges, Plane Irons Augers, Braces and Bitts, Boring Machine^ Ham mers, Hatchets, Devels Bevels. Squares. Gu?ges, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS. BaLk and Bright Sjwiugs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spokes, Hub*, Bows, Poles MeigL i> tinners. Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints. Stump Collars, Top Prop# Cjrta.u Fraiiies, Lamp*, Inside Linings, Lining Silks. Daina>k. Seaming Cords Tofts, Tas-^ls, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laces, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck. Enamelled Leather, D^sh Leather, Ac ELVANS ?t THOMPSON, je 1??m Pa. avenue. COFFIN WAREROOM, Ice. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO , UNDERTA ? KLRS?residence 11- Seventh ??treet, between G and H ?t.'-**ts. I nterments procured in any ground or i emetery Colli:.s. Caps, Shrouds. Carriages. Hearst, and every article for interments of ti?e best quality furnished at short notice, on the luost reasonable terms, and at all hours of the ni^'ht. Having the right of Crump's l'aient Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the de.;d for any length of time. jy l!?ly DENTISTRY. RB DONALDSON, Dentist, late of the firm of ? Hunt A Do ".lid soil, continues to Rimufact ire and insert ?ho?e b*a.:'ifnlj porcelain teeth, with or W'Giout gums, lor specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was awarded the first premium nt the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held lu thiscfy. These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and their rese.nblance'to the natu ral organs u? so perfect as to deceive the most prac tised eye Partlcul&r attention also paid to filling and pre serving the natural teeth. Charges moderate, and all operations warranted < ?flce -iouthve-t c-'raer of Seventh and D streets. Eeatrance oa I). mar 21?ftin Dli^TI^TKY* DR MUNSON respec tfully calls pnblie atten tion to his n* w. patent and great ly IMPROVED method of setting Ar-J tlfietal Teeth, wi'h Ci ri'inuo is Gam, the vrrv PERFECTION OF THBART. rkls style of Teeth has tLe following advantages over afl o:hera, vix: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT a:id BEAUTY, vieinif with Nature in these resp^ts, and in ?ome others excelling. Public Inspection Is reaoectfally oollc lted. Please call and see spe-clmers. CAUTION ?No other Dentist In the District of Columbia has a right to make this style of teeth. N. B ?Terth constitutionally heal ill y, plugged and warranted for life. < ?rn e and house No. 280 E street, near the coi ner of Penna. avenue and 14th street. _ap '.H?tf IMPORTANT TO PERSONS BREAKING LP HOUSEKEEPING. PERSONS removing fromthecityand wishing to dispose ot" their Furniture and Housekeep ing Utensil*. Ac., without the trouble of sending tLem to public auction, can do so by calling on us at our store, 317 Pa avenue corner'of ttth xtreet, as we are prepared to buy all such goods as may be ottered Housekeepers and others will do well by calling on us, as we will pay the highest cash pnees lor all such goods. I WALL. BARNARD A CO. ]? 7?Ua ,317 Pa. avenue. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. G, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1855. WEBER'S BAM). THIS old established and favorite band fur nish music as usual for Excursions. Sere nades. IMc Nics, Parties, Exhibitions. Ac , Ac. Orders may be left at Hilbus A Hitz's Music De pot, or at the residence of the leader, four doors east of General Henderson's residence. Navy Yard, jy -O?'2m FISCHER'S BAND FILLY ORGANIZED* HAVING now completed all my arrangements for a first rate BRASS AND COTILLON BAND, I am again at the service of the public to ittend Excursion Parties, F'xhibitions, Parades, Pic Nics. Balls and Serenades. All those in fa vor of citizens' b^nd are respectfully invited to en courage our enterprise, here in Washington city P. FISCHER, Leader. P. S.?This Band, under my direction, is regu larly uniformed, and from a practice of over twen ty years I can give satisfaction to every one ' Residence, Pennsylvania avenue, north side, be tveen Ninth and Tenth streets, first door west of Iron Hall. Orders left with Messrs. Hilbus A Hitz punctu ally attended to. jy 14?lm* 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 vs 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 Talta will's Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B.?Order* left at Hilbus A Hitz's Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?lm TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. WISH ES to call the attention to all that suffei with defective sight, caused by age, sick- | ness and particularly from glasses iriiudicioush selected, to his superior SPECTACLES and GLASSES carefully ground by himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brilliant transparency, suited precisely and beneficially to the wearer ac cording to the concavity or convexity of the e?e Very numerous are the ill efl'ects caused to the precious organ of si^ht from the commencement of using glasses in not being precisely suited, bv the use of an 0//(o?M?r, ana the practice of many years, enables him to measure the focal disease of the eyes, and such glasses that are absolutely re S|uired will be furnished with precision and satis action. J T. acknowledges the very liberal encourage ment already 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 inches they can read this print with their specta cles, can be supplied with such that will improvi their sight. Innumerable testimonials to he seen ; and lefer ences given to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No. 512 Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows' Hall, up stairs. Norfolk. September 7, 1^51. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit ven well, and seein to have improved my sight more than any other 1 have lately tried. LIT*. W. TAZEWELL. I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr Tobias, and find them of trrt-at assistance to my sight, and corresponding with his descriptici; of the focus. 1 recommend hiin as a skillful optl cian. HENRY A. WISE. Mr. J Tobta" : Fir?The |?tirof S|ie? tacles you furnished m- yesterday are particularly satisfac tory to me Tney are very decidedly the best 1 possess, and 1 am the owner of eight or nine pair carefully selected in different places and from op ticians recommended to me on account of theii frofeesional standing in England. Franc* and th? nited States. I have been also p;ea*crd with your remarks and directions on the trea'ment of the eyes, for the purpose of preserving and improv Ing the sight Respectfully, yours, CHAS CALDWELL, Professor of M. C., Louisville. Ky. Lynchburg, Nov. 10, 1851. Mr. John Tobias having furnished me with Glasses, by which 1 have been greatly aided (my vision having suffered greatly from reading at ni^ht in my earlier life) it affords me the hiuhest pleasure to say that I consider him a skillful prac tical optician, and well prej>arcd toaid-those who may need his professional services. WM B ROUZIE, Elder of Methodist Conference. Wilmisoto*. N C . Jan. 27, 1854. Mr. J. Tobias: Dear Sir?I am happy to ?a\ tha' the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequal ity in the visual range of my eyes, 1 have hereto fore found j;reat ditfi' ultv in getting glasses of the proper f<?cal distance. It affords me pleasure to state that, by the aid of your optometer, this ditfi cully has been happily obviated so that theglassef you furnished me are decidedly the best adapted to ray eyes of any I have ever yet used. Very respectfully, yours, R B DRANE. Rector of St. James' Parish, Department of Interior, May 7, 1855. From natural defects and the unequal ran^c of my eyes, I have been compelled to use glasses for several years I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to m\ eyes. F'our mouths since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me. which I have found to serve me perfectly. By the use of his optometer he is enabled to adapt Glasses minutely to the eve I most cheerfully recommend Mr. Tobias to all having occasion to us^glas^es. and bear my testi mony as to his skill as an optician. HENRY K BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warrants. Jy 19? tf SUMMER RETREAT. BLAKISTON s PAVILION will be open for th^ .cception of visitors on the 5th of July The proprietor's table will be sup- 4!^# piled with the delicacies abounding in th? ?J1 waters adjacent to Blakiston's Island. He hope, his endeavors to plra>e will insure him a rfhare ?i patronage from those seeking health or a littU -jiiiet from city bustle. The Steamers Maryland. Osceola, and Alice C Price stop regularly at his landin" Terms for cue week or more, *1 25 per day. For a shorter lime SI 50 per day. GEORGE W. BLAKISTON, Je26?3m* Proprietor. rpHE LONDON STAGE, 4 vols octavo, con * taiuin^ about two hundreil of the be>t j?lav> Id the language (exclusive of Sh;iks}>eaie'.s.) A few sets of the al>ove?second-hand copies, new oner beiug unobtainable?just imported from Lon don Price 50. 1RANCK TAVLOR. jy u-^f A LIEKIC A N HOTEL, No. 45b ra. aprime. heiwttn 4U and 6th ftrett*, ?. HEFLEBOWER A L T. LOVETT, proprietor?. Jy #?6m REESE'S EAIJLE PLUMBING AND GAS FITTIN<? llbl'OT. rpHE subscriber respectfully announces to his A friends aud the public in general tiiat he has received the Ur-t lot of the celebrated DODG E'S DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AND FORCE PUMP, which received the SILVER MEDAL at the late Fa:r of the Metropolitan Mechanics' Insti tute, and is now prepared to furnish all who may favor him with a call. His stock of GAS FIXTURES are unsurpassed in the District. With his corps of competent workmen he prides himself to fill any orders in the PLUMBING AND GAS-FITTING line with promptness and despatch. IO" All work done warranted to give complete satisfaction. JOHN REESE, inay 3?tf corner 6th st and Pa avenue. MILE MANY OF OUR MERCHANTS are complaining of dull times andtell us the^ have more clerks than customers. G. FRANCI>, 4uu Seventh street, is rapidly selling ofl' every thing in tht way of Housekeeping Hardware, and al ways gets the money. He thinks the times are certainly improving The truth is. he sells low. and the people are beginning to understand it. If good articles, low price?, and every etlortto please will suit purchasers, he is determined that his customers shall be satisfied. jy 10 GEN lLEMEN'S UNDERGARMENTS. WE have a urge and fine assortment of Siik, Gauze, Merino and Cotton Undershirts, lin en and cotton Drawers, White and colored Snirts, Hosiery, Ac , which we are now offering at very low prices. WALL A STEPHENS. 3".fci Pa ave.. next door to Iron Hall Jy 11?tf [News] W ONE HUNDRED MORE OF thos* superior Magnolia Hams. and proba bly all that will be received this season, they are cured in Maryland according to the old home stead receipt, the quality ?'f which in unsurpassed If equalled, by any other ever introduced here. To be had only at my store Al?o. a fresh lot of that peculiarly fine selected and standard Black Tea at 50 cents a jH?ind. which I have introduced. It is sold only l?v myself and is now extensively known in the District New comers and others who have not yet used it are re. fcrred to the hading members of the Faculty of Washington and Georgetown. Samples furnished gratuitously. Bay Waler at 25 cents per bottle, or S2 75 per dozen Por bathing purposes it is sis cheap as common spirits. Mint, Lavender, and Blackberry Cordial*, the very articles for the prevailing epidemic. Maple Sugar, Fresh Prunes, Ac., with unsur passed varieties of choice family Groceries. '/. Al. P KING, Few steps northeast Jackson Statue. jy 25?tf FARCY ROODS, TOILET ARTICLES, Ac. TE inviteattention to our large stork of Combs. Brushes. Pomades, Extracts Cologne, Bay Water, Are., which we are prepared to otter at greatly red'.iced prices. Also, constantly on hand t general assortment of Fancy Goods, Fans. Gloves, hosiery, Ac., to gether with a fashionable stock < I' millinery, lo which additions are constantly liein^ made of il" newest and most de?iraoie styles. The attention of the ladies is particularly invited to this depart ment of our business, which isutidtr the charge of Miss Thompson. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO. jy 89?tf 31i? Penn ave., between 9th A. loth sts. NATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE, WASHINGTON, D. C. TH E thirty-fourth annual course of Lectures will commence on MON DAY, the _ !d of October, 1855, and end on the 1st March, 1836. FACULTY. Thomas Miller, M. D., Professc; of Anatomy and Physiology. Wm. P. Johnston, M. D., Profesror of Obstet rics, and Diseases of women aud children Joshua Rilky, M. D., Professor of Materia Med .ica, Therapeutics and Hygiene Jno. Fred. May, M. D., Professor of the princi ples and practice of surgery. Grafton Tylkr, M. D., Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical med icine. Lews H. Stetnfr. M. D., Professor of Chemis try and Pharmacy. Edward M. Scott, M. D., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M. P., Dkan. Like most similar institutions in Europe, the desks from which the regular lectures are given, and the words for clinical instruction are under the same roof. The entire expense for full course lectures. .#90 on Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... 10 00 Matriculating fee. payable only once 5 00 Graduating expenses* 25 00 Admission to the medical and surgical clinic with out charge. The lectures will be given in the afternoon ami evening, thereby enabling those engiyed in busi ness during the'morning hours to at'end. For farther information address THOMAS MILLER, M P., Dean of the Faculty. N. B ?Medical students desiring situations as resident student in the Washington Infirmary, f which is the clinical department of the National Medical College.) are requested to make applica tion by letter to Joshua Riley. M. D , Curator of the Washington Infirmary, who will give any in formation that may be desired It is unnecessary to state the great advantages of a residence in a hospital for clinical instruction Those making early application will have pre'e dence. Six arc to be chosen before the 1st of Oc tober. jyy?eotNovl TO THE nJILIV. rpiIE STEAMERS MOUNT VERNON and 1 BALTIMORE will stop at Al- r , e\andria. l>oth day and night, and at the landings on the Potomac river. Fare by these boats, viz : To Alexandria ?M> 1:2^ To Marbury's 1 00 To Cockpit Point % 1 50 To ({uantico 1 50 To Sandy Point 1 50 To Aqtiia Creek 2 (JO Excursion tickets to Aqnia Creek and return, in cluding dinner or ?up|>er, J*"2. A deduction on this charge will lie made to parties of ten or more wishing a da\light or moonlight Excursion This will atford to our citizens a pleasant recre ation from the heat and of the city at very moderate rates. L REYNOLDS, Captain. WM. MITCHELL. Captain. Either of the above boats can t?e chartered for Excursions, Towing. Ac., by applying to GEO. MATTINGLY, Superintendent of the Washing ton and Fredericksburg Steamboat Company. Jy vM?ecvjw GEORGE F. K1DWELL A CO., ALL KINDS OF GOALS AND WOOD, FFOURTEENTH STREET, (orrisitf Frank lin Engtnr Ho?<?.) have now on nand every article in their line, which will be sold at prices to suit the times. They solicit a share of public patronage, pledging themselves to give satisfac tion to all. N. B ?\ cargo of White and R?d Arh Co?l (a*loaf) will be sold low !f ordered from the wharf jy 550?eolm* French drawing pencils from the several manufactories of Bausch. Hardinuth, Walter and Contee, Imported direct ftjm the ma kers in Paris, by FRANCK TAYLOR. Jv as CURE FOR IIOT WEATHER. 1 RNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA -A TEK ICES, f>r which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute is highly recommenced for the above Will be sent to any part of the District free of charge. Send your orders to Bridge st ., Georgetown. Jy '2 ?eoif Ho: FOR THE springs:? Persons who contemplate a journey to the springs, sea-sid*. mountains, or the country, should not neglect to ??all at 30fi Pa avenue ana i:et their stock of hair, tooth. nail, bathing and clothes Brushes. Dress ing, side, putt". nee*. tine and porket Coml>s, fine Pomatum. Hair Oil. Bav Water, Cologne, Ex tracts for the Handkerchief, Soap, Toilet Boxes and Powder, traveling, ptc nic, work, and card Baskets, Ac., at the Piano, Music, Stationery and Variety Store of J NO. F. ELLIS, ?>w> Pa avenue, betw. 9th and 10th sts. jy lb?tf NEW WALTZ.-Just published by the sub scrfbers, the - Multillora Waltz,'' composed and dedicated lo Miss Sallie Drisch, c-f Lee-burg, Va., by Prof. J . A. \ oung HI LB US A HIT/ Jy 21 Mmic Depot. UNITED STATES MAIL. FLORIDA Post Office Department, July 9, 1^55. FROP()SALS for carrying the mails of the Uni ted States from the 1st day of October, I -,v>, to tbe 30th day of June, 1H59, inclusive, on the fol lowing routes in the State of Florida, and in the times herein specilied. will lie received at the Con tract otlice of the Post Otlice Department, in the city of Washington, until p. in., of the '20th Au gust, 1*^55, to be decided on the next day : 6s*54 From Camp Izard, by Homosassa. to Bay Port. 45 miles and back, twice a week, in two-horse coaches Leave Camp 1/ard Wednesday and Saturday at 5 a m Arrive at Bay Port same days by <5 p in Leave Bay Port Tuesday aud Friday at 5 a m Arrive at Camp Izard same days by 6 p m 6555 From Long Pond, by Clay landing, to Wau kcenah, luo miles and back, once a week Leave Long Pond Monday at t'? a 111 Arrive at Waukeenah next Wednesday by 6 p 111 l^eave Waukeenah Thursday at 6 a m Arrive at Long Pond next Saturday at 6 p m For forms of proposal, guarantee and certificate, also instnictions and requirements, (embracing conditions to be incorporated in the contracts, to such extent as the department may deem proper,) see advertisement inviting proposals for mail ser vice in the Southern States, dated January lil, lt?55. JAMES CAMPBELL, Jy 11?lawtw Postmaster General. dentistry. DR. V. SHINN, Graduate of the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery, respect- / y. fully informs the residents of George- > town and its vicinity that he has t?d himself amongst them for the purpose of prac tising his profession. Otlice 191 Washington ?t , above Bridge street, tieorgetown, P. C. Je 25?d'Jinfceolm* EXCURSIONS, 8cc. EXCURSION OF THE NATIONAL GUARD, TO PINK Y POINT On THURSDAY. August ad, 1S55. THE NATIONAL GUARD take pleasure in unnotiiK in? to their friends and m <-[V" the public generally that they 'have chartered the swift and commodious mail steamer MOUNT VERNON, for the purpose of giving an Excursion to that favorite watering place, IM NEY POINT, on THURSDAY, August 2, 1K>5. This Excursion otters attraction to all classes? the invalid, business man, young and old. lad and lass, and they are most cordially invited ogowith the Guard and enjoy the delights of a pure sal* water bath, feast on the many aquatic delicacies of the Point, or mingle in the enjoyment of the merry dance. Being desirous of rendering this Excursion one of unalloyed pleasure to our friends and patrons, the nuinl**r of tickets will be limited, and the Committee have determined on no account to per mit any improper persons on the boat. The boat will leave the Wharf at the foot of lltb "tre^'t, precisely at 7 o'clock a m. and Alexandria at / )i o'clock/and arrive ai the Point at an early hour, remaining there -everal hours, and retur.. to the citv ai*>ut 12 o'clock p m. It being' important to save time the boat will not stop at the Navv Yard. Arrangements have, however, iieen made to have omnibuses hi waiting toctmvev passengers from the Navy Yard to the boat; sl>o for their conveyance lo their homes oi lh?' return of the boat. The price of tickets have been fixed at the low rate of TWO DOLLARS for the round trip?ad mitting a gentleman and ladies. Prospcri's full Hand is engaged. Refreshments, including dinner and Supper, will be provided by an experienced caterer, Mr. Hammorsly, at citv prices. L&UT. E. S. ALLEN, s<rr. c r. bishop, CORP'L L. JONES, jy25?td Committee. GRAND CIVIC & MILITARY EXCURSION OF T1IK Montgomery Guards, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, On THURSDAY, August 2d. THE MONTGOMERY GUARDS respectfully announce to their friends, civic and military, that they will give lh.-ir 1 hird Grand Excursion to the W hite House on THURSDAY. August 2d, IK55. Two Boats having be?n <bartered for the occa asion, the tirst boat will leave Georgetown at 8 o'clock in the morning. Washington at 8#, Navy Yard at 9, and Alexandria at 9% The second boat will leave Washington at 2 p. m . and proceed directly to the White House. The flr'-.t boat will leave the White House at 7 o'clock, and the second at 10 or 10J{ p m. Fischer's excellent Cotillon Band is engaged for the occasion. Columbus will serve an excellent Dinner at 50 cents a h?ad, and refreshments at city prices. Tickets31?admitting a gentleman and ladies; to lie had of the Committee, or at the Boat on the day of the Excursion. Committee of Arrangements. Lieut Reilly, Lieut Feeny, Sirt McEnlry, Sgt Burk, Private Wall, Private Malone. Jy 21?dte FIRST GRATED PRIZE EXCURSION OF TItK Ben Franklin Target Company. rilHE MEMBERS OF THE BEN FRANK " LIN COMPANY most respectfully announce o their friend-* .ivd the public in general, t'aat thry irteud giviu.: <t :..:.'.!'d Prize Ex- i?<n '?* the AHLlM.TOy SPKINKlS. on MONDAY. August *>th, upon which no pains or expense will Ih? avoided, to make this the ex cursion of the season. The Committee pledge themselves that proper order and d<-? onim will tie maintained. A Magnificent Medallion is announced as the prize for the best shot for the Ladies A valuable lireast Pin as the Gentlemen's prize The edibles and refreshments will l>e in the hands of an experienced caterer. A full Military and Cotillon Band is engaged for the occ asion. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting one gen tleman and two ladies The Boat will leavethe Fourteenth street bridge at 7^ o'clock precisely. Committee of Arrangemfnt*. Capt. A Tait. Lieut. E. Ecklott". Lieut. J. Williamson. Lieut. J. T Evans Sergeant W . Fanning. Sergeant R EcklotT. Corporal Wm Heyl Private G. Edmondson Private H K .Schieble. Private A Ecklotl jy 90?61 FIRST GRAND EXCURSION AND FIC NIC OF THE Empire Club. rjMIE EMPIRE CLUB take great pleasure in X announcing to their friends ami ,? , ^ the public genentllv lliat they |"g ^ ^ive an Excursion and Pic Nie to the White House Pavilion MONDAY, August t?th. They have chartered the swift steamer Geo. Washing ton, for the occasion. The boat will leave Georgetown at 7%, Wash ingtonb^, Blag den's Wharf, Navy Yard, at 9; and Alexaunriaat9)t o'clock a. in. Slage> will have the corner of Fourteenth >treet west and Pennsylvania avenue; Seventh .->treet west, lietween 1" and <? north; and the cor ner of 1. street north and Seveuth street west. The best Cotillon Music has lieeu engaged for the occasion. Refreshments and dinner will l>e served by an exjwrienced caterer at citv prices. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gentle man and ladies, to be had of any member of the Club or at the boat. P. S.?As there will be no invitations sent out we ho|?e onr lady friends will attend. jy-26?ThMWFS FIRST GRAND SOIRliS AND PTC NIC OF THE BOONE CLUB, ON TUESDAY* AUGUST 7, A T SPHINO OA RJ)ENS, (Formerly occupied by A. Favier, situated on M street, be:ween Seventeenth and Eighteenth ) 'DUE BOON CLUB take great pleasure inan -1 nouncing to their friends and (he public gen erally that they intend giving their tirst Grand Soiree and Pic Nic at the above named place, commencing at I o'clock p. in. Ueiny desirous of rendering (his Pic N'ic one of unalloyed pleasure to our friend* and patrons the nnmlter of tickets will lie limited, and the Com mittee have determined on no account to permit any improper persons on the Ground The nrice of tickets have l>een tiv^d at (he low price or "Mt cents, admitting a gentleman and la dies Committee of Arrangements. F T Wilson, Thos Dewdney, R L Mast en jy3h-d SOTILE TO THE CREDITORS OF HALL & BROTHER. BARUCH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac Hall, having on the 2Mb day of February, Irsio. assigned to the undersigned all the stock in trade and debts of the linn of Hall & Brother, to be applied to the full satisfaction of certain debts, liabilities, and engagements of said firm of Hall Jt Brother, and the surplus to pay and distribute rateably among such of the remaiuing cred itors or said Ann as shall within six mouths from said 2ith day of February, 1?55, execute and de liver to saia Baruch Hall full and absolute re leases of all indebtedness to them respectively by said Baruch Hall, surviving partner as aforesaid Notice is therefore hereby given to such credi tors of said Arm of Hall & Brother, or said Baruch Hall, surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the benefit of said assignment to execute and deliver to said Baruch Hall lull and absolute releases as aforesaid, within the period of six mouths from said vfcth day of February ,1S55. RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee. Je 11?eotAug2sih CARRIAGES. IH AVE on hand some handsome light and con venient family Carriages and Bug-QjSpjb^L gies. A two horse Carriage and Ex press Wagon. Those desirous of purchasing any of the above described articles cheap will do well to call on the subscriber immediately, as 1 am de termined to sell low for cash, or on accommodat ing terms. All work warranted. Repairing done at the ihortest notice and in the most approved manner 8. FLYNN, No. 3b6l) ?t., bet 12th and lith, jy 8?lm opposite the Kirk wood House ^ B LANK BOOKS of all kinds and sizes for sale J at unusually low prices Jy 28 FRANCK TAVLOR. EVENING STAR. THE C 0 R P S E-P I 8 H ER BY W1LI.IAV r0*ST0rK. Several year? have pas?cd away, ar.d Nrw York baa now more thau doubled its fixe and population, since there was a man seen aUout the street* of the eity who wa? known l>y th:. 1 ominous title of the ?? Cnrp.v-Fii.der!" Jle followed the business of fi-hin;? up the corpse- of drowned person*, and was often ob served sauntering about the wharves, pntient ly watting for some person to fall into tlu' water, that he might turn an honest penny by fishing him out aitcr be was dead. Th-* relatives of tho lefur.ct wnid some ntues offer a conoid* lable sum for the rtcjfcrj' oi the b-idy. and our hero drove a thriving business again?t ore. or two rival?, whose sk'II and ?hu?c upparntus for searching the bottom of the river were far inferior to lis. Tli? corpse-finder was a rnaa b :low the me dium sir *, of a mo?;.*re, crooked ;>erf' n. and his raff ral deformities were reuuered abso lutely hideous by tho Ioj. of lii) w?v during childhood. This ualoitunitc feature be lo?t wnen about three years of age. by falling into the tire. H s dress corresponded with his nat ural ugiin-..->:; but hia ih.-truuK :it for taking up bodies was quite an icgenious c utr:, s?ce. It Counted of ,i number of sharp hooks. wij. heavy inkers, all of which v ere attached to a long, -lender chain, by which it was lowered aLo the wau-r. Whi'n any person was drowned, bo seemed to km../ it instinctly, and gener 1 ly arrived fir^t at *he spot. Sometimes his riv..U would get there as soon a ? he did. Then ?bey waited until w,uie inUj^ctad individual camp up, who would perhaps . ay? '? Ten dollars for the body !?ca3h down to the first man who grapples it!" Then such a scrabbling as there would be to get their apparatus arranged and sink it into the water' The little m;m would start at the word "dollars" as if a shot had struck him. and over went hi- grapfRes. Down they weut to the bottom. Then lie would draw his chain backwards and forwards, looking all the time at the other candidates for the priie as if ho could bite their heads off. He esteemed them as no better than amateurs at the business?he \va? the only regular workman. If the body was there our here would bo certain to find it. Sometimes he would hook an old rope or rubbish that lay on the bottom, an I draw it carefully to the surface; but ou tli.-covcring his mistake, he hastened to remove it fr<>m the ho-.k, and get his instrument into the water again, with a ncrvou-* eagerness that w? lAirly distressing to the observer?his eye? tlymg about in their .tickets, as he fijt:d them first on one of hi* rivals and then on another, fearing they would get the prize before he could Coine again to the search Again he would draw up bis chain?slowly?carefully? and bec<>mo more and more anxious as the bunleu approached the surface. lie diseover. it under w.itor?it i< a large object, lie trem bles with hope : it is now uearly up. It is? yes, it is the swollen carcass ot a human 'us ing?a fellow mortal! Ilia hooks have seiz*-.l upon the clothing?tliey have secured the prize mo?ij, lie^utifuMy '?m >m-y i. his. W. attrai -poll glows in his blood-shot eye ' II" -mile* with iiiumpn. and glance* scornfully a1 hi* i ? ais. Ho I ?"ks quickly to seo if the man who ?-ffer<'4 u rew-art is present. He is on the spot. II' turns up hi- w ?a".md face at his }?:itron. ana the two hoi s where hi* nose stiouid be eyi>itide<l. and look m ?ro 1 : ' ? ou- th.iu ever. lie tLoa looks down at the bloated bedy. How brightly m regards the coip-e ! It i- bis trophy?the vi-ible evidence of his prowess. The money is paid him He looks around upon iiie bystanders, and puts it into hi- packet, a? much a" to say. *? Whi rh of you sh: I! L have the pleasure of hooki: g up next ?*' He buttons up his tattered jacket, ami without deigaii.g to bestow a glance upon his discomfited rivals, gathers up his appara tus. goes i-truttiiig up the wharf with an air of conscious dignity, like a man wno stands at the head e>f bis profefeiou I'gly as this man was. and disgusting as hi trade mu-t have appeared to every one but himself, i? was rc|M?rted that he had a very beautiful daughter?a girl of eighteen years? endowed with lively sensibilities, taste, and talents. The wonder is not so much that he had a beautiful daughter. a< that he was ever abic to procure a wife of any description. The oi ly recommendation that thi? intolerable creature could have brought to the court of liymeu wis the tact that his wife would never cn lure the humiliation <d' hearing i' said that her husband bad his nose palled It was a c?ol day in the latter part ot" Oot-* bwr. Several cases of yelle?w fever had ??e eurred a few weeks previously, and many per sons had le:t tlio eity. They were n* w return ing; and among the l'ric>:us whom I greeted on their arrival, was a wry fine young fellow by the name oi Thompson. He entered my ?fiicc suddenly at about 12 o'clock, ar.d threw biu.>elf into the Cist -eat thut offered. ??Weil, ru? aw iy," said I m.-rrily, wei c.ucba:k to Hot hum. I hor.o y< ur health? I paused, for I observed that my friend w.?# veiy paie, and that he trembled violently I looked at him lor an cxp!ttnu'.i> n. ?? Oh ! B ? am 1 he. this world has lo?t every attraction. I am fit lor nothing?for no business?" And he burst into tears. '?Thompson, my dour follow!'' cried I, taking his hand, 44 c impose yourself. Purely nothing nas occurred tL_* <-an warrant sueu ^l<jomy i >reb"diiigs in one o?" y -ur brilliant prospects.' ??I wish I ?va. i)," said he; and, covering his face w ith his hand, he wept out right 1 scarcely knew what to say. I had kuo?* Thomi avn liotu cu?i.*'bevh od. Ho was in t a m..ii to give way to ciiiiii-u grief, aLd Lis> affected me ueeply. 1'ephnp j it w t- well I suffered too uim-n to pje-ak, for. ifr? r ho had Oiveo way ..while to his p r.t-up Uow f s*ir iow, he became m ^re than his loiuier fcif. '?I had beevm.; acquainted with a mo t lovely and interesting youi.g lady in Stam ford." said he, " where I have ap< nt ?hc lait four weeks. We were even engaged to lie married, if her father would yield his conserr, oi which she did not entertain aoy doubt. \V sailed teigether from Stamford in a packet? we cam? in at I'eck Slip?and tlrs lovely giri, iiuoyant with joy at reaching the city once iu<ire. sprang lightly fr 'in the df k to the wharf. Uut. oh t?od! sac ju-i t?iuched ?ue landing with the toe of her be ? utifu. foot? and?and?iell backward into the dock ' W hastened to save her, but she sank?and, ou eursed fate! that I should be here alivo to tell it." He told this siul tale in broken accents; and when it was finished, wept aguiu as if soul and body would take their leave of each other 44 If I could .-ee her but ouce more?if I could but look upon her beautiful fcatuK again, though married by death?-f I couid but sec her in a Christian grave?that I migl.t visit the sjiot"? 44 Leave that to me, my dear friend," cried I, as the corpse-fisher came up my recollec tion. 441 know of oue who cannot fail to the body of the Unfortunate girl. It will all be arranged according to your wi-hes, and you will, at least, have the melancholy plea sure of knowing where her last resting place is." I sent a colored laborer for a coach, and conveyed my poor friend to his lodgings. I left him there with the &^-urance that tha booy would be found on that very aftern<ton. I then bade the hue kin an drive to th* house of an acquaintance, who had recently had occa sion to employ the corpee-fisher. From him I got the man's addret*, and gave it to the dri ver, who whipped kia horsea and aoon reached the spot. This strange being lived in a ?mall r-1 house, pleasantly situated in the midst of a little garden.- uot far from the spot now term -d THE WEEKLY STAB. This Pamllf and Niwi Jetmtal??on. tain lag a greater varlaty of lat*ce?*ing reeding thaa can be found la any other Is pablUUd on Bator day morning nun Single copy, per ana ana II tt TO CLVN. W ? Ten coplea 8 M Twenty copies IS ? ITT" C&sa, muiiiiit m tmnct IT7" Single copiea (In wmppen) can be prtvu-?^ at the counter, immediately after the laaue of th? paper Prle??1Thru Cikt*. Pohtm??t*?? who art a* agent# will be allowed a commlaaion of twenty per rent. the fork* of the Bowery. It stood alone Be yond it, not more than two or turei dwelling houses were visible, and below it was a lurge uiarket-gnrden. On entering the little abode. I w.i? ?tru<*k by the tasteful arrang ment of everything I mw T'ae d<>or of the common room was open. and a little door pretested itaell to the eve, m which neat new and elegance contrasted f?r th? mastery. The suowy eounteqmne. the well kept furniture, and a variety of little showy article* which betray the handiwork of wo? man. iinores* ?1 iuc favorably >f the j?i? .-idu.jj genio* of the uiausion. '* Who wss the painter of that beautiful landscape th*t hangs against the will V iwi 1 to the owner of this snug little habitation ?? My daughter," replied he -bortly. as he dragged ?ut hi? grapnel!* from a d.?.k -V-et " She is no* at home ?" Tho man Rave a surlv gruut, and* continued vi bu-y bims If ab >ut his preparations. *? Is she out of town?" *? I sent her r?w?v oa "count of fever ** 41 Y"n l> ???,.. to be careful of her Is *L<? y<?ur only living relative The hideous creature actually abed tears aJ he mumbled out an affirmative. Xb? thought ftrnc* me: H-re lives (his faithful d-iugbter with her <lc .sed and -a. ly parent. She is his all. Sbeiovaut hi<* de formity. To lior he is only hrr fji Kt. !ler '???auJiful far r* >ws with pl?a?rrc, when, wtrj ""H wi .4 toil and travel, he ?:?caj?^s fr>iu moekii.g world without. and finds in .ii- K*tl? h"iue a balin for ni? griet* in the affccti n ?>[ bio ehiM. Fearful that L.s only Jolaoe should be sii^.(vbed from bis nmi?. he ha- put her out of the reach of the destroyer! The corpse-fish* r *ii soon ready to attcn l me. I W?k him into the voach. end wo rode down to Peck Slip. A considerable crowd was gathered about tli *? spot where the melanohc!y event occurred. My companion - rivals hal ilrcsdy arrive 1, but a? no reward hal yet bc?n oferei, they m:\donoattempt to recover the body. Toey were, however, aeaied on the edgo of the waarf. prepared to drop their hooka a; & mo ment's notice. " Vou say it is a woman.'* growled tho corpse-fi?her. as he dropped his grapn- II. '? Yes, it is a young lady."' "So much the better?clothe* ?prt<l cut ketch her all the quicker,'" uiumb.i'd he. Perceiving that the other men had al ? low ered their grapnells, the corpse-fi?her J ado them to desist, as he bad been specially et> gaged for the job. but they heeded i'iru n't. This roused his ire to tho highest pitch 4- My job?now?now?se ?, tL?re stand" t'-ie gemman ! Humph! Now?yew???, linn stands the geuimtu !** grunted he, iu larg aj;5 aArc -ly intelligible. ??Wall, what of that?" wa- the reply, " There is uo active is that *' 4* Humph ' I tell you there ?tands the ge:n mnn. Joh'a mine?now?now " 44 Well. I know there stands the gentleman, but the ">rpse is a* good to him if I ketch it, h* if y >u co: ib it yersslf. ain't it ''' " G >'t devil! ? damn ? thoro stands the gem?" He stopped tLort iu his ut:?i*nc?. f?r at thut moment his hook clung to muel ing at the bottom. Gradually the corpse flsher drew up tba grapuell. to which Borne hea\y body wj< evi dently attached. At fir.?t, he teamed do"Vv. ml. but his counteuMuco eoon begaa to betray the g'oT rf e?j?e?***;??rt I ?u?up came t>.e bw 'va ne.?i?.i lo t jt; surfac ? 1 lie otber .u- !, suspended their o|?erations. u-. 1 " ' ^d for the result? Tbe cn>w i drew closer to v.'"? exultit'e man. i'be whltJ dress ?if a w >u? u is alreaay . uible. Ti?e cor('.-?-fi !?er turned an eye of Savage ao<Tn on his .'tdiuirirg uvals; ard at the n'oiae,.' the head of a oeautit'ul girl a^pcaivd above th" w .ter. Tjom* mar bled leainre" were beaut .'al even in <*? s:u; the heavy, raven locks, saturated tho brine, fell back from tie elear. whi'e f-ro head. aud the face waa mlly ex(s%ed ? ar view A murmur of pity ran through the wb >1* throng of spectators, and at that mum -nt thn corp??-fi"?her turned his gaze from his rivals to the face of tbe dead. ?? Don't let her go again !" cried a voice in the crowd, as the ?r<t#p of thf oorpse-fi?h er relaxed, and the chain fell through Lit fingers. I turns i angrily to the man to reprove him for his carcloraneas. His gate was rivoited on the corps**, and he reeled on his seat. I saw his eyes roll iu his head "S ;i*e him ' cried I. to those who stosl near the wretched man. I* aii t >o late With a yell of such horr?r that it tang iu my eara for many months af terward.*, the corp'^e-fls'acr sl'd from t..e plank ou which ho was Mated. A loud splash in toe water na* heard. The uuhappv tran and hit daughter's rorpttt hal sunk forever Iron: our signt! Neither of their bo<lie? w?< ever recovered T ie tide w>> running out at the time, aud ..hey were doubtless swept into tho channel before the}' cocld roa-rh the Motu Po'-r Tu.n'iw >u was for many ::e :i m?te of the .?'sylum at Manhattanville Peaoo to uis nameHe ha? long sinoo paascd to ??another and a better world."?iWw Stiud'ljf Tt Mix. Tuk '. i'Iax Council?The council met on tbe 2aih. The commission oonsi^ts ul Hon tJe^>. W Manypenuy. U. S. Commissi ,ner. H C. Gilbert, ajent of Michigan age icy; and ??. L C!..pan. iwrv?tn. Tbe int^rj retort rre Augu^to Hamlin, Jotn F. Utc: ?ys, and t'eo. John* >n. There is quite a full r? pre-^ntat.i** of chief? e.f the Chippewa', amt 1' ?t -wattamiM ri''?-?eiit i.i>mSt Mari-, Po.- ' h? Maiustee, M-tok uac. G?..nd Travirs., L.t^lc Traverse, S tgu , v?. <?-. I iiaven and Wrai l iiiv ?r. As a b> Jv tn? ? a.? gr.tve, -?ins 1?* ajd wol! i jba.cJ l'he Cl.ip powasp.v.' ?st a /e?ua .ably nure sitaoiaea the IiidiauitC". and exhibit a promptness, in telligc e. ..nd adTf'^e in civil;z?tion. w : did n >t ex tc *o I.e. S i..devd, ?>%?< nay r* mark of uio.t ?','4 cl.'efs iu the vouC"'l, and it coufiiu.s us iu the opu rnn l*ti.u?!ore e\ pi- astd iu our coluui e. o the w ?J *iu oi ti e piovui*?u iatlii) State Cons .tutim tor their citizenship The points considered ?*> far relate *o t'ae treaty of under wi . >h large amounts of ?l. *-y are liui- the Inui ins. at ??y h^-e < n terreu into, and a.e now definit>dy ieua ig tho quc-t. i of i^iwaasn' ImtiMii wi<hin the >.atc. in which we trust tuat the wiv -u/: s i;jna of .- mo of the Indians, and the ad ?ca of the U S. C mnassiouer, a ill be fui.owed, .ii it is of great im^rtaiice tuat the;-c setti i ments shouid be placed on tbe best p.-i-otieil basis. Quite an exciting tccne occwrod iu the Council yesterday morning, when tjre<?eral Cas* entered the rojm. Al eight of b>ru too ludiaiu forg A their rufluetf aud all th? sol emnities of the occasion, in their jiy ;.t be - ir.g their o.d and distingun-hed friend, ar I thiOL.gcd around mm grasping hi? bands and testifying then grateful remembrance of their formei iiit'.ieoui- ^rith him General C.??j wae addres d jJ tuo -n ele- a roply replete with wise advice to then There are upwards of a hundred Indies in attendance up jn the Council, which since it commenced it? 8e?*ion. haa been vi.-.ted by a Urge number ??f ctUaeua. The Couucil will be in session for a number of dayc to come.? Detroit Free Press. \3T A celebrated toper, intending to go to a marked ball, contulted an aoquaintane? a* to what character he snould disguise iumaalf 44Go tober," replied his firiond, ?' and your most intimate friend will not know you." *3^ " Husband. I don't know where that boy got his bad temper?not from me, I am sure ' "No, my dear, for I don't perceifa that you have lost any "

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