Newspaper of Evening Star, August 11, 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 11, 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. T>? Editoe or tu Truth it itill indus triously engaged in bis patriotic effort! to ben efit this country and "the rest of mankind " He indeed wields" the pen of a ready writer " and is brimfnl of benevolence. We would not disturb the harm6ny of his sentences by a sin gle unauthorised grammatical correction, but give the following proclamation, as we re ceived i^and in all its freshness, to the world. Id the first place, ha thus graphically refers to ? **JO*TI I* Til LAST PRESIDENTIAL CAM PAIGN, making us the organ of his lucubrations : To The Editor of the Star : Sib : I haveing labored to elect Genl Frank lin Pierce President, and fortold that he would obtain from M to 38 States, I felt proud when I read the following in the New York Herald of Monday, November 15, 1852: " But, in reference to the cabinet, and in ? reference to the home policy, the appointment policy, and the vast and paramount foreign responsibilities of the paw admininistration, we hare got a word or two say. Let it suffice our readers just now that all the antecedents of General Pierce are in his favor?that he is a man of talents, experience, ability, saga city, and common sense, in a high degree; that, from all sources of information, we may rely upon him in full faith and confidence ; that he contemplates the tremendous task be fore him as a sacred mission assigned him to perform, and with that careful deliberation of a man resolved to perform it to the best of his abilities. ' TIB EDITOR THANKS GO I) ! For it Corrisponded with the Opinion of the Hon. E. Burke, who had said That he had known Genl Pierce for years, and that he was a high toned Gentleman, a man of integrity and honor, and I thanked God for it. As I do when any Rood has happened Or is about to be Confered Upon Our beloved Country. THS EDITOR CALLS SERIOUS ATTENTION TO WHAT HE HAS TO SAT, AXD LAUDS THE PRESIDENT. FtUow (citizen*. I now a*k your serious attention t*> what I here say. What has Pres ident Franklin Pierce done that displeases you ? Have you any grievances that he has not redressed, which was in his provence to do so. ia accordence with his sworn oath, to up hold the Constitution and laws of the United Stages of America ? Or do any von believe that he has violated his oath of office ? If so, when, and wh*re? Or under what Circum stances has he proved false to that Solom Oath. That each President of the United States is bound to take before he enters upon the duties of the President. HIS CONTINUED VINDICATION OF THE PRESI DENT?A KIND WORD POE THE CABINET. Then if he has not, what has he done to offend you? Is it in choosing such a man u James Guthrie Secretary of the Treasury, That had lived and acted in his own State so as to obtain the commendation of his Political oponanta. when they saw he was improperly assailed7 Or that of James C. Dobbin for Sec of the Navy, who has done more to elevate our Navy than any other since the time cf Washington? Or Jeff Davis as Sec of war who will yet pr^re himself as he did at the Battle of Beun^rista, CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION OP GEN. TATLOB TO THE EDITOR OP THE TRUTH. Of whom Genl Taylor said |y Mr Rob ertson it was hi* timely aid that gained the day, had Col. Davis not come up as be did all would have been lost." So future ages will say if it was not for the firmness of Hon Jefl Davis our army would have regained behind the age. i SOMETHING ABOUT THE GOLDEN GOOSE?15 WHAT COESISTS THE HAPPINESS OP MAN. The People of the United States, would have been the Golden Goose, for the Wicked Na tions to pluck. But, being forewarned, Wt ft fort armed? hence we will be prepared for any emergency that may arise, at home Or abroad. As a Seeker after The Truth, be heveing that in The Truth is the happiness ol man, aud that in the happiness of man ia the Chief glory of God, coarosTus the lovers op the union. I desire to Say to you, my friends and fel low Citisons Throughout Our Holy Uniou and the world, That you have nothing to feai in the way of a district ion to Our National 01 Countrie's rights. WEO ALONE WERE COGNISANT OP THE WRITING OP THIS PRONUECIAMENTO ! And I here Say, and write The Truth wher I tell you, I write this article unbeknown t< any ene but my God, who has said, you shal ?ot speak evil of the ruler of the People. A PATRIOTIC APPEAL ! ? Will all of my friends act out the aibresak Sentement. and rebuke all suoh characters a is described in Rev. 23?15. If tbey do Thei our Country will be happy. loco sigilis ! Done August 10,1856, in the City of Wash inton D. C. in Brovm e Hotel, Pa. Ave. your true friend? * James Robertson cf N. T. Editor of The Truth. The Election or Teachers op the Prsli< Schools took plaee yesterday evening, at th< meeting of the Board of Trustees. The tern is for the ensuing year. The changes in th< corps are but few. The continuance of th< teachers in office may be regarded as an en <iocacjaent of their competency for the dis ehaige of the important duties with whiol they are entrusted: First district.?S. J. Thompson, principu male department, district school. Miss M. P Middleton, principal female school; Miss M E Rodier, principal male primary; MiM L, ? Moore, assistant Primary No. 1.?Miss M G. Wells, princi* pal. No. 2?Mi.?s A. K. Lowe, principal, Mist A. V. Bates, assistant. No. 3?Miss H. R. Baker, nrincioal; Miss J. Thompson, assistant, t?Miss 8. E. Coale, principal. Second district ?Thomas M Wilson, prin -' mala department seoond dis.rict school; Mr- t Myers, assistant J uuior division seoonti diatrici ecauol; Mrs. 6. P. Randolph, principal female department second district sonool. Male primary, Mrs. R. M Ogden. Primai i No. 1?Miss E. Parsons. No. 2 Mi*s L. H. Randolph, principal; Miss C. Mc Carthy, assistant. No 3?Miss F. Heuahaw. No. 4?Miss E. V. Billing, principal; Miss E L. Hawkins, assistant. No. 5?Miss E. T. Ward, principal. Tturd district.?John Fill, principal male department third district school; W. M Mj Cathran, assistant; Mrs. C. D. Martin, prin cipal female department. Male primary, Miss A. Mirick. 1Blvans. principal; Miss J. F. Acton, assistant. No. 2?Mrs. M freeman, principal; Miss L R. Hilton, as No. 3?Mrs Kli,a Clark, principal; No 4?Miss Jane Moss. No. 5?Miss H. W. Henshaw. No. fi?Miss E E. Janney. i, take effect as soon as the school is ready.] 'curth district?John E. Thompson, prinbi pai fourth district school; Miss M. A Mftburu, principal female department. Male primary ?No election. PrimarvNo.i.-MiM A.A.Adam,. Ko. 3 Mias M A. Lee. No. J?Miss E. E Ashdown. Drovers* Rest ?It win he seen, by refer ence to aa advertisement in our columns that the sales-dsy at Drovers' Rest has been changed from Wednesday to Friday; the new arrangement to commence en the twenty fourth instant?or, two weeks from yester day. This is by eon?ent of the drovers and butchers attending the markets in our vicinity, as a change in the day of the Laitimore cattle market has recently been made, and with a ?lew to a regular and set time for the transac toons. n?t be generally known that most, if c't a. I t tbe beef consumed in this city, is purchased at DroveiC Rent, on the hoof; there lv>re it mo*t b# regarded u aa important mart. ?^^sent?The ^aia of cart which started from this eity yesterday at it o'clock, p. m , Sit which *fcem a When Vkto! nZTmS*9 ***** ? *>Ullock r.nfrT ? bottom, which cait one , if. . #U1 from the track, and smashed *ad Wlt*r PlP? that place. The train, however, paa*?f on about three ^ left the irJQred on the I con#n??t,oa made in time With the western train "Bow* Around."?There ?u a denie crowd at Odd Fellows' Hill, lost night, on the occasion of Mr. Floyd's benefit. The perform* anees, m usual, were laughably entertaining; and in thu oonneotion wa include the render ing, by Mr. AdaaM, of the new eong, first pro duced by the popular actress, Mrs. Florence, of "Bobbin around." He appeared in the oostume of a female?dark frock, white apron, and a eoal-scuttle shaped bonnet of extraord inary dimensions, which he constantly kept 44 bobbin around." We perceived no peculiar merits in the song Itself, though the manner and style of the singinf elicited lone-oontinucd applause. The hilarity was epidemio, and there was a oontinuaT " bobbin around" of heads caused by the laughter explosions. We doubt not there will be a similar exhibition of 44 bobbin around" this evening, as another at tractive programme is presented. The "Black Statue" afforded very much merriment, and a quaint old codger charac terised it as a 41 side-splitting machine;" and to say the least, he was about half-right But those who have any doubts on the subject can be convinced for themselves, as it is to be re peated to-night. " Yellow Fever at Washington"?Don't bb Alarmed !?Some of our exohange papers have oopied the following paragraph, wl lich appeared in the Washington Union of Tuesday morning : " It was reported yesterday that one or two cases of yellow fever had occurred in the im mediate vicinity of our Navy Yard. It is quite likely that has been, or, what is more likely, will be the case. The direct communication between Portsmouth and Washington is fre quent, and, as no quarantine regulations ex ist here, there is nothing to prevent the intro duction of this justly-dreaded scourge into our city." Lest the above may occasion unnecessary alarm, we deem it proper to state that " the report" of the existence of yellow fever in the immediate vicinity of the Navy Yard, is con tradicted by the surgeon of tho y*rd, as we have been oredibly informed. There is no direct communication between Washington and Portsmouth, although persons have, du ring the past week, been arriving here by the way of Baltimore, where they undergo a strict examination by the health uffiocrs. The Sunset, yesterday, was truly a rich scene, inspiring all admirers of the works of nature who beheld it with inexpressible de light. One as lovely has not been seen in this latitude during the present season. At fiTst, the western hoiison wore a delicate pink as pect, then gradually assumed a deeper shade, until that portion of the heavens were illu minated with, as it were, a curve of living fire; while above floated light clouds, of ruddy hue, forming a pleasant contrast with the blue and pearly vapor, with which they slowly mingled. The effect on the landscape was indeed beau tiful?the reflection of the retiring sun impart ing to objects within the range ot its influence a roseate hue. We leave to the poet the de light of a minute description and the effort to express the pleasureable emotions of the heart which the sccue inspired. The Market Laws.?Wefunderetand that the authorities have determined on the " strict enforcement of the market laws ;" at least an officer of standing said so. It is a fact that many cases can be made under those laws? cases that might have been attended to long since. We believe those empowered to act in thesu ca$es can do their duty without tear; and we heard a hope expressed by several in the market, that prejudices would be laid aside and the law executed without favor or respect to persons. The German Yagers will make their 44 grand civic and military excursion" tojthe White Houso on Monday next. They have heretofore rendered their pleasuro trips de jightful to all who participated in them, and it is therefore fair to presume that they will not be "found wanting" (like him of antiquity who was " weighed in the balances") on this occasion. As Weber's cotillon band has been engaged, there will of course be not a little 44 bobbin around" in the dance, of which our > Qerman friends are so fond. The Depot Disturbances.?Justice Batfs, yesterday, disposed of a number of cases of disorderly conduct at the Railroad Depot Uaskmen had been charged with leaving their horses to obtain passengers in the office ouild ing when the cars arrived. Daniel McGinnls, John Butler, James Lynch and Robert Mc Pherson were ordered to pay the fine and costs. They did nut object to the execution ot the laws. ?? Dangbrocs Sport.?There was shown to us ' by a gentleman, a ball which had been fired at a man's house, and which passed through ' one side; breaking a tea-pot on the table at which the family were sitting, and lodging in the wall on the opposite side. Thi* is rather [ close for eomfort; and we would advise persons , who wish to practise target firing, to go out i ride the eity limits, or select a spot where life ?ad property will not be endangered by suoh amateur sport ?? [COMMUNICATED. r Rev. Dr. Tbasdale.?We learn that this eloquent and popular divine, pastor of the Thirteenth street Baptist Church, has returned from his visit to the South, and will be in bis own pulpit to-morrow morning and evening, ) when his many friends will have the pleasure i of hearing his discourses. i This new enterprise is rapidly approaching t completion, and bids fair to be one among our i most beautiful church edifices. A Parishiobbr op Mr. T.'s Church. t Yesterday M0R5ISG, a man, supposed to be dying, was oonveyed to the poor houss 1 from the southern boundary of the First Ward. The cause of his condition was starvation, su perinduced by intemperance. Watch Returns.?F. Deiniger, drunk and disorderly, workhouse thirty days; J. A. Ros i .-iter, do., do.; Edward Smith, vagrant, do.; T. M Banks, obstructing the streets, fine and costs. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE. Georgetown, August 11. 1855. At an election held at the poor and work house, by the trustees, on Tuesday last, Mr. Duffy, the present superintendent of the es tablishment, was re-elected for the year end ing August 1, 1860, and JJr. ff. Magruder was elected attending physician. The Georgetown Advooate of this morning contains the proclamation of Mayor Addisou, ordering the election to fill the vacancy in the Board of Aldermen to be held on next Thurs day, the 16th instant. Thursday will, doubt less, suit mu:h better than Friday, the 17th, the day first named; insomuch as the camp meeting in Montgomery will commence on the 17th, and doubtless many voters who are right on the 44 goofce question" will leave with the company on Thursday evening. The public generally would thank some per son who is skilled in Egyptian caricatures or Chinese jugglery, to inform them what means the strips of paper which were strewn about all the principal streets of our city under cover of the darkness of last night, with the words "Now a days" printed upon them. Probably it if the election returns from Louis ville. The fine barque William Ohase. Capt. Dory, is daily expected from St. Thomas with a cargo of sugars for the Messrs. Dodge. Our market was literally flooded this morn ing with fine fruits, vegetables, Ao., at prices as reasonable for the most of them as could be desired. The offering of beef eattle at Drover's Rest this week was small, not equal to the demand; about 100 head (all that was offered) were *4d at S3.62ia$4.62* per 100 lbs. grass, equal to $7 25a$9.25 nett, being an inorease of 25 cents per 100 over last week's pik. Old sheep, good quality scarce, selling at fc-. per hew. Lambs $2af 3 per head. No change in the flour or grain market sinoe our report of yesterday. Wheat eoatin ues to come in very slowly. Spectator. ALEXANDRIA CORRESPONDENCE. Alexandria, Aug. 11, 1856. The County Court eloeed its session yestar day Wm. MsCuin, eonvieted of petty lai* ceny, was sentenced to two months' imprison* ment in the county jail. John W. Stepney, I (negro,) convicted of iteaUn^ meat from W. 11. Bonis, wan sentenced to receive thirty-nine lashes nod to be imprisoned six months The Gazette publishes this morning the City Surveyor's report of improvements since the opening of spring, from whioh it appears thnt 14 brick and 15 frame buildings nave been commenced since that period. This is a con siderable falling off from last year. The railroads terminating here are pressing on their business as vigorously as ever. Mr. McWilliams, a large contractor on the Alexan dria, London and Hampshire railroad, has re cently landed a large number of spades, picks, barrows, Ac., for hi* work. The "Madison, locomotive, just received on the Orange aud Alexandria road, is undergoing repairs. The schooner Black Monster has laded a new loco motive for the Central road. Quarantine was yesterday established at Jones' Point?W. 5. Gregory, M. D , health officer; Capt. Joseph C. Moore, assistant. The owners of the steamer George Page have entered into an arrangement With the Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company, by which the steamer is to run in connexion with the railroad, and at intermediate hours. Captain James Guy is, we learn, to take charge under the new arrangement, which will commonce as soon as the contractor, Mr. H. R. Brad shaw. has finished the slip between Cameron and Queen streets, whioh the Company have engaged. Next Thursday the ladies engaged in the Friendship Fire Company Fair held their pre liminary meeting at Sarepta Hall. A writer in the Gazette, of this morning, says that he has conclusive evidence that the body recently found opposite Alexandria is neither that of Dr. Grant nor Dr. Thompson, both of whom left Princo Georges safely. Ami. A Sword ron the King'of the Sandwich Lblands.?We have been phown a beautiful sword, just completed by Messrs. Baldwin & Co., manafacturersof jewelry of this city, for Ivamehameha, King of the Sandwich Islands. It is certainly a very beautiful specimen of mechanical skill, executed at the order of the Prime Minister, who is aow in th?? country, after the drawings and specifications of the King himself, and is intended to be used only on State occasions. It is made in the form of a metallic composition, riohly gilt by electro magnctism, and decorated through the1 whole , length with a vine which grows luxuriously on the Sandwich islands; near the top is en graved the coat of arms of the king, bearing it motto in the native language?"Ua Mac Ka kaokaainai ka pono. '"The life of the land is dedicated forever to righteousness." The hilt is gracefully curved, and heavily studded with precious stones including rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and carbuncles, and bears also the initial of the king. It is alto gether a rich and beautiful piece of bijouterie. Newark Daily Advertiser. tyThe Sultan's favorite dwarf, a man about forty years old. and three feet high, a lew years ago took a notion to marry, and ap plied to tho Sultan for a wife. The Sulfctn gave him permission to go into his harem, and t ike the one whom he could kins. The dwarf, like all other men. was ambitious to have n i >ug wife. While the Sultan's five hundred women, who knew the terms according to which the dwarf was permitted to choose, were laugh iag at tho manikin, be went up to one of the tallest and handsomest of them, and struck her a sudden blow on the stomach She col lapsed with the pain, and, before she could re '? >ver, he caught her by the neck and gave her tho dreaded kiss "The Sultan kept his word, and the tall beauty is now the mother of the dwarfs children. Runaway Wife?A physician nam*d Thompson, belonging in Stetson, Me., applied to the chief of police at Boston on 5th inst., for aid to recover his lost wife, who suddenly dis appeared from her home one morning, a num of weeks since, taking with her a consid erable amount of money. He traced her to Boston, and found her name registered at one of the hotels; but she was not in tho house, and no trace of her can be found He se?med anxious to recover her, offering as a reward all the property he possessed. From Forts Laramie and Riley.?Advices irom Fort Laramie to July 16 have been re ceived at St. Louis. All was quiet there. Captain Foote's company had arrived, and re ported meeting Coi. .Howe's dragoons fifty miles west of Fort Kearney. All well. The cholera was raging at Fort Riley. Col. Ogden was among tho victims, and numbers had abandoned the fort and tied to the hills. A Man Who cocld Help Himself.?A wri ter in the Christian Witness says of the late Bishop Griawold that one man in a thousand ever gave so little trouble to his friends. What be could do for himself he allowed no one to do for him. He was a hewer of wood and drawer of water, made his own fires, polished his own boots, carried Lis valise, and did his own errands. / {JTThf Marble Hall Clothing Emporium Browns' Hotel Building, offer unuuual Induce ments to purchasers of Ready-made Clothing for Gentlemen and Boys' wear In order to present our customers with a stock of Goods not to lie equalled fOr the coming seasons,our present stock of Coats, Vests and Pantaloons will be sold at pri ces that cannot fail to please. Cashmerett, Drap l?e Eta, Ca?simeres, Alpaca, Drillings, Linens, Marseilles, Ac ., of superior cut and workman*hip. au 9 NOAH WALKER A CO. DT Strengthen the Stomach.?The grand desideratum of promoting health at this season of the year is to relieve the stomach of all impurities, to Invigorate, to arouse the liver from torpidity, aud to expel from the bowels all unhealthy secre tions. TnifS should be done by some gentle med icine that, in its action, will not debilitate the sys tem, lim>air the nerves, or becloud the natural spirits, for which purpose we know of no remedy ever yet invented tnat can begin to approach in ef flcacv the celebrated PREMIUM BlTTERS, manufactured from purely vegetable substances, by Elijah Baker, or Richmond city, and sold throughout the country bv apothecaries generally. These Bitters are peculiar to the summer and fall diseases ofabouihern climate, and? when taken according to directions, are a sure cure for Dyspep sia, Diarrhoa, Dysentery, Cramp, Cholle, Cholera M rbu?\ Ague and Fever, Sour Stomach, Nervous Headache, and ulmost every other affection aris ing from impurity of the blood or disordered stom ach. To t :ose who have not vet tested the superi ority of iiaker's Premium Bitters, as a familv modiclne, over all others known to the civil'ted world, we say no time in 4o)bg so, ai thev will aifrrd almost instant relief. Try them by all m^aml. ' Price 50 cents per bottle. To be had of CHA8. 8TOTT A CO., Wash LRH^?L^V,Ci.CANBY * HATCH, and BETH 8. HANCE, Baltimore; and by Druggists every whew. " eo3t ID* Premiums at the Fairs? Whitehnrst's still in the ascendant.?The Juries of each of the late fairs at Baltimore, Richmond, and New York, awarded their hightest premiums to J. H. W. for their superiority of Photographs, Stereoscopes and Daguereotypes exhibited. Mr. W. also received two medals at the World's Fair, London, and a premium at Crystal Palace, New York. ' Also, the first awards of the Maryland Institute for three years past. Whitehurst*s Gallery in this city Is on Pa. ave nue. betweeen Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets, feb 17 jTT Or* Hooiland s Celebrated German Bitters.?Weak, nervous, depressed in spirits, and a prey to innumerable mental, as well as phy sical evils, the victim to dyspepsia, is indeed an object of commisseration. Yet it is absurd for him to despair. We care not how weak, low, nervous, ana irritable he may be, the cordial prop erties of HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, prepared by Dr. C. M Jackson, Philadelphia, are stronger than the many-headed monster, which is preying upon his body and mind; and if be chooses to try them, we will insure a speedy cure. See advertisement. Je 7?3m DIED. On the ltth instant, CHARLES H.SMITH, in his 'JUth year. The friends of the deceased are respectfully in cited to attend his funeral on Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, oa C street south, between 10th and 11th streets. * "wralBf, at 1 o'clock, WATSON KlttK HAM, in the 4wh year of his age. His friends and acquaintances, and the Stone Cutters' Association, are invited to attend his fu neral from his late residence, 554 New Jersey av enue, opposite Engine House, on Sunday morn ing, at y o'clock. ? on the 8th instant, JOHN R.. son of Theodore and Mary C Snifftn, aged 8 months and S3 dnvn. On the 10th instant, at 10 o'clock p. m., TH03. SES8FORD, in the?th year of her age. His Meads and thoee of the family are respeot fully requested to attend his funeral to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon, at i o'clock, from bis moth er's residence, 14th street, between C and D. * Oa the 8th instant, MARY IVES, in ths 43d year of her age, after a lingering illness of 6 years which she bore with christian fortitude. WARTS. WANTED?BY A RESPECTABLE WO man a si taction to do chambarwork AddI v modomwbi-i.-., NrS?F /fC twaan 3d and 4^ ? ra* IITANTED-A SITUATION BY A YOUNG J J??* asdrese maker, who folly understands her business. Wonld have no obj^tion to the country. Please address "Miss Emily Culver" City Post Office. au 10_2ta' WANTED-A GOOD NURSE WHO~CAN come well recommended. Also, a rood Cook. Apply at No. 415 Tenth street between G *odH. au &?eo3t* TIT ANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that ff they can get a lot 24 feet front bv 130 feet d-'ep, for the low price of S?5?payable S3 a month without interest. Apply at the Union Land Office 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. ap 38?6m JOHN FOX, See. BOARDING. BOARDING.?MRS. DUYALL,No .331 Penn sylvania avenue, opposite Brown's Hotel, has several large and desirable rooms, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which she will rent with board at moderate prices. She can also ac commodate six or elf ht table boarders. Jy 30?tf * pOARD,tc -MRS. BATES, ON THE 8. W. " corner of Pennsylvania avenue and ?th street, is prepared to accommodate gentlemen with rooms, with or without board. Every effort will be made to render those comfortable who may favor her with their patronage. ap 6?tf FOR SALE AND RENT' FOR RENT-THREE LARGE AND PLEAS ant rooms on the second floor. Location near Gadsbv's Hotel. Rent ?1* per month Enquire at 2S3 B street, between 2d and 3d streets au II- It* Rooms for rent?a parlor and several very pleasant furnished Chambers for rent, in a new brick house. Also, a small frame House for rent or for sale Title good. Apply to E. K. LUNrY, au 3 No. 46 Louisiana avenue. For sale?a veriTdesir^Te~bus iness staad ?That three-story brick building containing a store, and conveniently arranged dwelling, with large lot, situated in the central part of the city, a few doors north of Pa. avenue, on 11th street To persons desirous of obtaining a valuable and permanent business location, or to capitalists seek ing profitable Investment in property which is vearlv increasing in value, It offers a rare Induce ment to purchase. ? For terms, which will be accommodating, ap ply to J. C. McGUIRE, aug 7?lw? Auctioneers. For sale?two hundred lots. Price #75 each. Two years' credit, or 10 per cent discount for cash. Apply at the Union f^and Office. 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. jy 28?3m For sale?the good will and Fix tures of a Bakery, now doing a fair business? a good stand and a low rent. Any energetic per son could, in a short time, nearly double the bus iness. Good reasons given for wishing to sell. For address apply at the Star Office, au WThS3t# IO T 3 FOR SAL E.?TWO OR THREE good Building Lots In a rapidly Improving neighborhood for sale on ten yenrty credit JysEltf H DRURY !^OR SALE.?A SMALL FRAME HOUSE ' an<l Lot, No. 50 Louisiana avenue, Washing ton. It presents a rare opportunity to a person wishing to make a good investment. Also, a three-story Brick House and I Ml, No. 57 High street, Georgetown, Lot 26 feet front by 160 fuel deep; will be sold low and on ft long credit. Applv at 46 Louisiana avenue. Jy 20?if O R REN T?A TWO-STORY FRAME House, with basement, situated on Prospect Hill, Georgetown, commanding a beautiful view of the Potomac river. Apply to T. O. Donnoghue j.ear the Catholic Church, or R. H. Trunnel, No. 73 Frederick street, Georgetown, D. C. Jyjj I^OR RENT?SEVERAL HANDSOME PAR . lors and Chambers, with Board. Also, Table and Transient Board. Inquire at Mrs. SMITH'S,233 F street. apO-tf SCHOONER '?OLIVE" FOR SALE. rpHE subscribers having no use for said veml A which has een thoroughly repaired, -m. ' will sell a bargain to anv one wishing to^Sa* purchase by calling on C. Myers fe Son, aUiielr Wood and Coal Yard, No 27 Water st , George town, D C. C. MYERS A SON. au 7?tf GENTLEMEN'S UNDERGARMENTS. WE have a large and fine assortment of Silk, Gauze, Merino and Cotton Undershirts, Un e?i and cotton Drawers, White ?*nd colored Shirts, hosiery. Ac., which we are now offering at verv low prices. WALL A STEPHENS. 321 Pa. ave.. next door to Iron Hall Jy 11?tf [News] M. A. TYSON tc SISTER'S FEMALE SEKINAEY FOE DAY PUPILS, Furtet, bet. Ittk and 13lA, Washington 'PHE duties of this institution will be resumed A on the 15th September, and, in connexion with,the above, they wish also to inform their pa t onn and others that they intend opening an es tablishment for boarding pupils on the lsFof No vember next Tne latter is situated on the railroad and turn ike, sixteen miles from the city, and two south cast of Laurel village For particulars, circulars may be had at the principal bookstores in Washington and R&lti* lnore au 4?d4t*sodtSeptl5 IITALL, BARNARD* CO., V wll#" * Cobi^MssIob Merchants, Cornero* 9th street and Pa avenue, (south side) win as usual, attend to all sales of HousehouL heal Es ate, and Personal Pcope ;y, Carriages' Horses, Ac , or goods of any description consigned to them, on ttie most reasonable teroug. and will give their personal attention. All sales entrusted to them will be attended to with promptitude and dispatch. Liberal cash advances made on consignment WALL, BARNARD A au 7?oolm (Intel) Auctioneers. F'R SALE??The subscriber has for "m four horse Steam Engine, in u? ? order, as he has no fnrthe^ use will ?old a bargain if callW for at an eagw date HeaLto wishes to employ a ?? . ?u7_waw ?- BUC"l!<akAM National medical college, ! raiuir .v. WASHiaoTow, d. c. I *- Uurty-fourth annual course of Loctures will Commence on MONDAY, the 22d of Qoiohcr 1355, and end on the 1st March, 1856. ' FACCLTT Thomas Millie, M. Q., ttafetaor of Anatomy and Physiology. * Wu. P Johnston, M. D., Professor of Obstet rics, and Diseases of women and children Josiica Rilkt, M.D., Professor of Materia Med. lea, Therapeutics and H ygiene Jjjo. Fain. Mat, M. D., Professor of the princi ples and practice of surgery. Gaa*ton Ttl*b. M. D.. Professor of Patholorr and practice or medicine, and of clinlcalmM. lcine. " Lawts U.Stiism, M. D., Professor of Chamls try and Pharmacy. Kdwabo M. Scott, M. D., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M. D.,D?ai?. 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 coarse lectures..S90 00 Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... 10 00 Matriculating fee, payable only one*. 5 w Graduating expenses 25 00 Admission to the medical aad surgical clialc with out charge. t The lectures will he given in the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling those engaged la busi ness during the morning hours to attend. F or further information address THOMAS MILLER, M. D., Dean of the Facultv N. B.?Medical students desiring situations as resident student In the Washington Inflriuarv Svhich is the clinical department of the Nationlt edical College.) are requested to make ant^? tion bv letter to Joshua RUa^M. D CnSnf z&asisesLdt tobCf iy2?eotNovl A mk>n>ai informs his friends -rA and the public that he is now able to attend to 2? h" found *t his old stalls, Centre Market, ready to wait 00 them, m he S"?.d52* ht"r*torore The beat of BEXF JNO. WALKER. Tlctealif. C. warriner. WATCHMARKR, No. J36 Pa. ar nne, bttveed ttk mud 10(4 m?i?r, ? _ . ?. c. , Jew?Un?> ?ad every kind of repairs u? Watohw. jy 17?dm AUCTION BALES. By WALL, BARNARD A Co., A actionem [MCELLE1T FAMILY HOMK, CAK Jj rl?f( Md Btrecu at Paklir AtctUt.? Oa TUESDAY morning, the 14th instant, at 10 o'clock, we shall Mil, In front of our Auction Rooms, aa excellent family Hona, Carriage and Harness. . . The home is kind in harness, good ander the saddle. Carriage in good order. All of which win be sold without reserve Md because the owner is about leaving the city. Terms at sale. WALL, BARNARD A Co. ? aa 11?d Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers Building lot at Aactiea.?Oa Fri day, 17th Inst., at 6 od'k we shall sell, la front of the premises. Lot No. *7 in Cabot's sub division of Square No. having a front oa G street north, between New Jersey avenue and N. Capitol street, running back 1* feet Terms: One third cash; balance la ? and 12 months, for notes bearing Interest front the day of the sale *90 of the cash payment to be paid dowa when the property is sold. GREEN A SCOTT, aa 11?eod By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers. Extensiye sale of valuable Ballding Lota si Capital Hilt at Aac tie a?On THURSDAY, the 19th instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at ? o'clock p m . Lots A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and K, m Crotchet's subdivision of Square No. 754. These Lost front on north E. between id and 3d (treats east, averaging from 10 to 90 feet front each, run ning back 120 feet to an alley. They are hand somelv located, and present manv inducements to persons wishing to purrhaae good building lots Terms: One fourth cash ; balance in 0, 12 and 18 months, for notes bearing irterest. A deed given and a deed of trust tahsa. Title indisputable. GREEN A SCOT T, an 10?d Auctioneers By GREEN A SCOTT, Auction* T7ALIABLE BUILDING LOT AT AW. v tien.?On TUESDAY, the 14th instant, we shall adl, in front of the premise*, at 0 o'clock p. m , Lot No 31. in Square No. 387, ftonf?ng25ft. on D street south, between 9th and 10th st? west, running back lJOfeet to a thirty feet alley, contain ing 3,000 square feet. This lot Is handsomely lo cated, and offers an excellent opportunity to any lierson wanting a bulldinr 1?4 in a pleasant neigh borhood and almost in the Immediate viclnltv of th* Methodist Episcopal Church. Tbt street Is graded and paved Terms : One-third cash; balance in I, IS and IS months, for notes bearing interest. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, an g?d ? Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. Two-story frame house a lot at Aactlea?On MONDAY, the 1% Inst . we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6# o'clk p. m , west part of Lot No. 2. in Cabot's subdi vision of Square 677. fronting 12 feet on north G, between North Cap'tol and 1st streets east, with the improvements, which are a good two-story Frame House, 4c. Title indisputable. Terms: One half cash j the balance in 6 and 19 months, the purchaser to give notes for the de ferred payments, bearing interest from the day of the sale A deed given and a deed of trust taken. The purchaser will be required to pay dowa ?20 when the property Is knocked off. GREEN A SCOTT, au 9?d Auctioneers. ByJAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. mRUSTEE'S SALE OF A VALUABLE X Farm, situated at Ball's Cress Read*.? By virtue jf two deeds of trust, duly made and re corded among the land records for Alexandria county, Virginia, and by instructions from the parties interested, the subscriber will sell at public auction on SATURDAY, August Uth,at4 o clock P. M.,at the auction rooms. a valuable tract of land, containing 12*2 acres, aqj<>inin? Ball's Cro<s Roads, said tract being a portion of the " Glebe Farm," formerly owned br(ien.J P Van Ness. It is proposed to divide the form into four lots, each containing a fair proportion ofoper. and wood land, and to be sold separately, with the right to one-half the growing crop. One of the lots, con taining 31 acres, has a good substantial farm house, overseer's dwelling, barn, and other out buildings on It. A plat of the subdivision may be aeea at the Auction Rooms. Terms: One-fourth cash; the residue in twelve and eighteen months, with interest, secured by a deed of ttfet on the premises. JAS. C. McGUIRE, Jy 31 foAds Auctioneer, MARSHALL'S SALE. r virtue at writ of Fiere Farias issued from the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of the Dis trict of Columbia for the county of Washington, and to me directed. I shall expose to public sale for cash, aa MONDAY, the 27th of August next, at tue A eat af the Court House door at 1* o clock 51., he fellow!ne property, viz : Ail that piece or parcel <f ground lying and being In the city of Washington, and known on the plat of said city as the wast half of square No. 753, being lots No. 4, 5, ?, 7, 8, 9. 10, if, 12, 13,14, and 12 if said square No. 753, together with all and singular the improvements thereon; seized and levied upon as the property of James Crutcbett. and sold to satisfy J .di taiNo be to October term 1854, in fhvor of Charles N. Noeii and Heary Decoursey J. D. HOOVER, Marshal for the District of Columbia, an 9?d90t MARSHAL'S SALE. IN virtue of a Writ of Flere Facta* issued from the Clerk's tfllce of the Circuit Court t< the District of Columbia for the county of Washington and to me ducted. I shall expose to public sale for cvV on MONDAY, the 27th day of August aext, at the front of the Court IV^se door at 12 o'clock M , the following property, viz: All that Krt of lot No 13 in square No 7G2, beginning for f said part ofsaid lot at the northeast corner of said square aad running thence north westwardly with the line of Pennsylvania Avenue 22 fe?>t, thence south westwardly 87 feet, together with all and singular the Improvements thereon, selxed and levied upon as the property of Horatla R. Merry man, ana sold to satisfy J udiclal N o. 70. to Qcfe. ber term 1854, in favor of Peter H. IIone A, Osl J. D HOUVER, Marshal for the District asColumbia. au MAJ. JAMES'S MILITARY DICTION arv. 1.000 pages, scarce, S3 50 Capt. DuckeW'sTecLiiologioal Military Diction ary, German, English and French, 1 vol., octavo. 4 50 Campbell's Naval History of Great Britain, 6 vol, octavo. S7 50 Memoirs of Admiral Sidney Smith, bv Sir John Barrow, K R S , 2 vols. octavo, fl 75 The Military Force of ureat Britain, by Baron C. Dupin, V vols, octavo, 1 75 McArthur on Courts Martial, 9 vols, octavo, finely bound,3 75 Tytler en Military Law and Courts Martial, 1 vol, octavo, lnelv bound, 1 75 Aye on Court* Martial, 1 vol, 50c The Military Act* and Articles of Warv by Ma)v Hough, J udge Advocate, Ac, 1 vol, oct?V0 1 50 ' Glennie's Memoirs of Campaigns. Utiles * c j vol, octavo, 2 'Jo ' ' Drinkwaua's Siege of (Homter, 1 vol, 09c Schimmer's Sieges of Vienna, 1 vol, (fee Heala's Manual of Military Geography, I volume, I **? Biitie.b Military Biography from Alfred to Wel ' liagton, 1 vol, <5 cents Lieut. Col Jebb, Roval Engineers, on strength ening and deft :,dtug Military Posts, Houses Hedges, Woods, Walls, Ac , 1 vol, many engravings, 75 cents, an 8? FRANCK TAYLOR. EMEBSOlt INSTITUTE. A Select Classical aad Mathematical School for Maya. THIS Institute is located on H street, one door rfrom the corner ef 12th. The next Academic year will commence the first Monday In ttrptem Terms: per quarter, for full course, f 15. Eng lish branches.810. CHAS. B. YOUNG, A. M , Priacipal aa 9?eotf To the Fnmiliee at the District. Johnson's Metropolitan Washing Machine!! ?*w lgvmtftios.?(rATS5T just tasvan.) OEVERAL already sold, giving entire satis fac tion to the purchasers, rriee onlv 819. Saves Time! Mosit!! Laaoa!!! The METROfOt, 1TAN WASHING MACHINE does not and coa not (from the arrangement of its parts) Injure clothes in the least, though they be of the mo-t delicate texture, whilst the dirt is entirely and thor oughly removed. Experienced and competent Jud^s pronounce it the best thing of the kind yet out. A bpy or girl can operate it with the greatest ease. Call and get information. Present agencies: HAUPTMANtJ Furnishing Store, 9th street, near the Avenue; and WEBB'S Steam turning Factory, G street, between 0th aad 7th Other depots will be established so soon as ar rangements are perfected. ALBERT P. DOUGLAS, (comer of 9th and B streets. Island,) Sola Proprietor for the Districts# Columbia. au4?If ICE?ICE?1CB1 CHARLES WERNER, oa Pa avenue, oppe V/ site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the season, an ample supply ef Pettinoae's best ICE, which be will sell, on call, la sayjjua^Hie^ -l thak TELEGRAPHIC NEWS REPORTED rOl THE ETERIJIOITAR Later from Oalifera&s New Tom, August 11.?Tba mail tteair Empire City, with her regalar California dates and $900,Off ia ipcM, arrived at the furaa tin# station early this morning She oonasctad at the Isthmus with the John L Stephens, which brought down tl,070,000 ia treasure The Qolden Gate, bound mp, left Acepuloo on the 23d of July?all well. The Empire City toached at Havana cm the 6th, landing the New Orleana ptitupn end mails The Empire City came mp at eleveae'ekeek, bat her news is enimportaat The U. 8. Ship John Ad ami tailed from Pae* una on the 16th for the Fqfee Islands Tho Alabama Elootioa. MonTttonaar, Aug ?.?Paiay Walksr, (K. N.) baa been eleeted to Congress from Un Mo bile district. Farther retarni abow large majorities lor Winston , and, though Sh^rtridge gain* largely on the former rote, will probably be el acted. Baltimore Markets. Bixnaoos, August 11.?Floor baa wader gone no change since yesterday ; aalea of H?w nrd street at S8.75, City Mills $9 60; bald generally at $8.75, at whieh prioe a small ?at sold for immediate delivery. Oorn is a tnia lower; white and yellow, ??aft to 93c. Vow Orleans Markets Snw Oblbajo, Ang ?.?Cotton is rbchaag ed, with a moderate demand at previous rates. On the 8th, sales of 1.000 bales. Flour is oon siderably lower; western ?7.56. Corn is low er. Mess pork $17 40. The Black Warrior with Havana dates to the 3d has arrived Charlaaton Markets Cbablsstos, August ? ?Cotton?sales for three dsys 133 balea; fair UJ?middling Oo. <toek on head 2,750 bales Rioe iiuu.L and has deelined ). Freights are dull. lit T#rk Ka:'iita. New Toek, Aug. 11?Cotton is anebaqged. Flour is firm with an apward tendency; sales of 5.000 bbls. good Ohio at S8.50e*H 61 Wheat is a trifle lower; aalea of 10,M0 bushels South ern white &2 25. Corn ia unchanged, with * limited busineas at ptevioaa ratea; aalea of 16,000 bushela. Pork ia Arm at yesterday'a rates; aalea of 250 bbU. ?toek Market. Naw Tone, August 11.?Stocks are nosier. Money is unchanged. Virginia 5's. 98}. chiceehimos sour puhoi. JUST received from Boatoa. a further supply of Louis XIV. aad PerW Grand PI- -CifaB AN OS. My complete and extaualveae-n' I ff? mrtment comprises the new and so approved Par lor Grand, magnificent Louis Xl V , central aad siuere Pianos of 0, 6 jf 0k and 7 oct , from the old established aad fa.ued fkciorv of Chickennz 4 Sons, Boston Alee ia More, recently received, 0, and 7 octave Pianos, with entire iron frame, of ?a?.ifal tone and e>egant finish, by Brown 4 All* , Boa ton. Mr Brown, the a-aior pa tner ?f this Arm, is one of the oldest and moat skillful piano asekeri in the United States By the packet of Wedneadav next, I shall re ceive an additional supply of Piaaos from both the above foctoriee. Aa I make all my purekasee for cash. I will sell, either fur rash or appioved nolo, lower than a piano can be pureb'aed in the factorr aad brought acie. Second-and pianoa taken in part payment kc " orunent of Guitara, Vtottas, !? luteay ^irW Music received weekly. au IQ?& RICHARD DAVIS. DRT GOODS. TU8T received at the Washington Store, Ne. 10 ? opposite Centre Market So pieces beautiful styles Calicoes, cost 10 forOg Gingham* only 10 ceats Yard wide Lawns SJ* cents Do do 4 ceats Besides the above oor entire stock of Mm I iwu). * - - - - , ? r , ? ?- ?- m/MS WIIUWBl W i/ard to coat. We are determined to dlapoae of them by the 1st September. Ah*. a good assortment of Domestic Goods, 1 which we can aell as low aa any hou*e in the cttv ? 1 he ladies are solicited to call and examine the above goods. WASHINGTON STORK, Ne. tV opposite the Centra Market. an 7?6t Kl BARGAINS in LACE*, RIBBONS, Ac. rpO YHE LADIES ?I will commeoce this day A to sell off my stork at oost, to make room for ?v<dl Goods My stock consists of Straw aad felmp Konneta. Bonnet and Sash Ribbons. CmJ> Trimming and Fancy Ribbon Laoea, Embroid eries. Nets, Caps, Gloves, Ac. 1 name In pert? Straw and Gimp Bonnets, 12# c. to SO Straw Hats, Caps and Gipsies Bonnet. Cap and Saab Rfbbona all pricm Kmb'd Setts from SSc to SIS I to Habits and Collar* Do Sleeves. I8)f cents t'j fet a tolf Lace einb'd Sleeves an<i Collars Do Bends s>d Valla Do HablVs, foils and cane Muslin do Edgings and lnsertings Cambric do do do do do Banda and Flounclnge Muslin do do do Linen emb'd Handkerchief* Plain and ftg'd Netla And a lot of l>raes Caps, which Will be sold cheap to doee them out Perfumere*, Soaps, Combs, Bruahea and a 1st of Fancy Notions A.TATE, No. 314 Pa. are., betw. 10th and llth sU. au 0?eo3t GKEAt BARGAINS IK DRT GOODS. IN order to make room for ear extensive fall sup plies we shall oommence to-day and continue until the last day of August, selling off our entire stock of Fancy colored plaid, striped aaf. fiyurrd Sdks, Btreges, Tissues, Levrns. Scar*., Shawls and Silk Mantillas, all at ft teuk, and all othor Summer Goods at gnauy red ac?d prices, to close them out thU season. , We have aUo ia a?.ore very P\anv disirabl. staple articles, va: Su'Verftne Linen and Cotton Sheet '?P' pJdl Diapers, Napkins. Towelirg. Flew ^.i^iliun Shilling Linens and Cottons, all of fb* oest brands, fln<T>Vhlte Flannel*, plaid and j4ain t', Dotted and plain Swiss Muslins. A large lot of Hosiery, Gloves and Embroideries, Indies and Gentlemen's Gause Merino Vests, ouliable for the present hot weather Purchasers are cordially invited to call aad examine for themselves, as we will offfer all arti cles at leaa then former prices. COLLEY A SEARS, No fiat3 Seventh at., north Pa. aveaoa Jy 30?eafw GEORGETOWN FEMALE SEMINARY. THE next Annual Session at this Institution will commence on Monday, Sep'.eanber 3d. Punctual at etidance la reauested, ana application for ndmivion must be early made. Cataloguea. with course of vtudias and lerma, te be had on application to the Principal. au 8?eotSeptO WILLIAM iTCLARK. SILVER WARE. If 9EMKEN.330 Pa. avenue, between0th and Ala 10th streets, offers his large stock of puie Silver Ware, consisting of Coflee and Tea Sets, complete Sugar Bowls, Cream Gobleta, Cups, fpoons and 1- orka, and a aoagnilceat assortment of richly c hnaedfoncy sliver ware suitable fergtfta, at red need prices. Persons in want of any of the above articles ere invited to call. Being moMtly of our own rant it ?1u? ILT Sllvej ware of any design made te order at short notice. Particular attention la paid ia get ting up Teatimoniala, Premiums, Ae. ; au 1?tr ?___ MARY LYROORi ar, ReveiattoM of a LMS A Visit to the camp brtsre Hsheet jpul New Hope; or, the Rescue. A tale of the Gnat Kanawha The Watchman, by the author of tte LamnUghOsr Doesticks Cleve Hall, a new work, by Miss The Heiress at Haughsoa Trial and Triumph, or Armnessin I by T 8# Arthur The latent London Papers All the newest *ad meSt r on hand aad for sale at JOE SHILLING TON'S, Odeon Building, eoraer 4J( at. and Pa. sr. J BIS1

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