Newspaper of Evening Star, August 13, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 13, 1855 Page 1
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?? D. C., MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1855 ? THE EVENING STAR, rt BtllH*? EVERY y.PTEXftOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) ' 4t tk* Star Bntldimgt fmr tf Pemuflvmmi* -i amd MUvtmh ttrttt, By W. D. WALLACE, Will beaeraed tesabsertben by narrlers at 91X 4ND ? QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to tb. Areata; pepere mr?d tn packagea at J7* centi per month. To mail aubecrtbera the aob (crlpdmprlotli THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TT CENT? a yeari? mdvmmci, TWO DOLLARS Jbr alt months, and ONE DOLLAR for throe month* for leaa than three months at the rate of 11* coats a week. CT SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. .?^U , ? T.Jfci " ' >f ' ^ T IB NO. 814. PosTMAsraM WASHINGTON VOL. VI. JEWELRY. H9F-MKEN, JEWELER. W) Pennsylvania ? ?venn*, bfftween Wh and 10th street*, kM just received a new ?npplv of richly-cha!?ed Fruit ladLarfJ' weti^e^sWlngof Plaawd KarRlnga; tlso, a variety of magnificent Mosaic and Cameo Jewelry, which he offers at greatly reduced pricea. E Diamonds remounted, Jewelry of any de ou made to order, Enameling done, Gold Pens re pointed. Coat of Arms and Cresses eng rated on stone and metal. }j 31?tr F1C9CRRWHITI WLPHl'R?PRIJiei A CARD ? Having seen a communication cir culating In the newspapers throughout the country, to the effect that some malignant disease at this time prevails at the Fauquier White Sul phur Springs, and in the viclnitv, we think it proper and due to the proprietors of this watering place to state, that we reside at War rent on, dis tant about six miles; that we have practised at these springs for the last sixteen or eighteen ye rs, and within that whole period we do not remem ber that neighborhood to have been more perfectly healthy ana exempt from disease of every kind than at the present time The report referred to must have originated in a malignant design to Injure the proprietors. JOHN A. CHILLONjM.D. SAMUEL B. FISHER, M. D. OLE!*WOOD CEMETERY, Office Ns. MS Pa. ave., corner 1 Oth street, (OVBB THB SAVING'S BARK.) rIS CEMETERY is laid ont on the plan of the celebrated Greenwood, of New York, and sitsated on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north of the Capitol?North Capitol ateet leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Coa gre*>. 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 va?t Importance to those wbo wi?h their dead to repose where they have placed them, for it has become a custom' in all otter clUes when the burial ground becomes valu able Tar other purposes, to sell It, and throw the d?a.d protnlscously Into one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, as no titles are given to the ground. N. B ? Office open from 10 to H o'clock a. m., wtere Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws, and a map of the ground, and all other in formation, can be obtained. All orders left with Mr. James F Harvey, No. 41<jt?ventb street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je 18?ly THE FAUQUIER WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS ARE now open for the reception of Company, and In anr more attractive condition ^ than they ever have been. ffl A gross misrepresentation acalnst them J"'* baring been published In the Petersburg Intelll geicer and Baltimore Sou to the effect that they v*re closed for the season Is now traced to an ir r?j?nsible source unworthy of notice. 11 Is proper to stale that there Is no ?hadov/ of ft> nidation for It. The subscriber trusts that he wll not be made the victim of such malignity; l>:d the respe ??able journals which have given carrency to the rumor by transferring It to their columns will disabuse the public mind tnrough the same medium. ALEX. BAKER. ]y lS-an COAL ! COAL! fTIHE undersigned is prepared to deliver COAL A of the beat quality, at 86 50 per ton. n H C. HARROVER, 3d street, 3d door south c* Pa. arenqe. N. B ?1 give pounds to the toa. Jy 13?1 m jail I-SLTABS. WILLIAM THOMPSON. EL VANS 4c THOMPSON, DBALBBSIB EAEDWAEE, COACH TEDCMIKG8, Ac., Ms. 316 Penn*ylrnnin avenue, kstw?>* Ninth and Tenth tt?, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver, Albata and Silver Pla ted. Tea, Table and Desaert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out F orks Brass. Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle- | sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waille Irons, Sad Irons Maslin and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnaces, Grid irons, Ovens, Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage, Closet. Cupboard, Chest, Till, Fad and Trunk Locks Shuttle. Door, and Blind Hinges, Screws, Cat and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Stubbs, Door Springs, Handrail Serews. Door Knobs Bell Palls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Cnrled Hair, Moss, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venltian Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furniture Nails Gloe, Co An Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes, Saws, Drawing Knives. Spokesha70i, Chisels and Gouges, Plane irons Augers, Bra? aadBttts,Boring Msrhlaas,Eam wers, Hatchets, Devela, I Bevels, Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS. Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spokes, Hubs, Bows, Poles Sleigh K unaers. Silvered aud Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Propa Curtain Frames, Lamps, Inside LinLnga, Lining Silks, Damask, Seammg Cords Tofts, TasseLi, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laoes, and Plain and Euamelied Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather, Ac ELVAN8 A THOMPSON, je I?6m Pa- avenue. A MKEICAK HOTEL, He. 4M Pa aesnm, Utween 4jf and 6<A struts, 8. HEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, COFFIN WARE ROOM, Ac. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., UNDERTA ? KERS?residence118 Seventh street, between O and H streets. 1 aterment* procured In any ground or cemetery. Coffins, Caps, Shrouds, Carriages, Hearse, and every article for Interments of the best quality furnished at short notice, on the noit reasonable term", aad at all hours of the Bight. Hiring the esclusive right of Crump's Patent Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the dead for any length of time. Jy II?ly DENTISTRY. F> B DONALDSON, Dentist, late of the Rrm of tV? Hunt A Donaldson, continues to manufacturs and Insert those beautifblmi^K porcelain tseth, with or without gums, * fx specimens of which (made and deposited by the late ftrm) was awarded the flntf premiutu at ty Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held In this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to mlt each particular case, and their resemblance to the natn ral organs Is so perfect as to deceive the most prae twed eye. * Particular attsmloa also paid to Riling and prs Mrvici; the aatural teeth. ^Si^e. moderate, and all operations warranted OSc? southwest earner of Seventh and D struts. . Vantfnn oaD. mar 21?6m DENTISTRY. rvg. || L'It SON respectfully calls public attea \J tie? ts his new, patent aud great- a> ly IMPROVED method of setting Ar-AMESSEk tlflcial Teeth, with Continuous tSewy PERFECTION OF THE ART This stvle A Te*Jth has the following advantages over Mothers, vis: GREAT STREN GTH. CLEAN - L1NESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vieing ?with Nature In these respects, and La some others ?xcelliag. PaWlc Inspection Is respectfully solic ited. , Plsase call and see npeeftmean, CAUTION ?No other Dentist In the District of Columbia ass a right to make this style oI teeth. N. ft.?Teeth constitutionally healthy, plugged \nd warranted for life ' Office and house Ns. E street, near the oor m,- of Penns. avenue and 14th stmt. ?P Ai l. STRANGERS Tilting the City ahould see Hunter's Cata logue of t^0 curiosities of the Patent Office. Al so, his Description of Powell's Grest Pictures. HUNTER Is to be aeon at 460 Tenth street, may 31?Jm* _____ H' ?OWARD'S U. S. SUPREME COURT Reporti, vol 17, lust published and tot aals by FRANCE TAYLOR. JT? __ Memoirs of toe countess of BLK&a. sing toa, by R. R. Madden, M. R I. A., tw<f ??Is. t RANCK TAYLOR. WEBER'S BAND. rpHIS old established and favorite band fur X nish music is usual for Excursions, Sere NdM, Pie N ics, Parties, Exhibitions, 4c., 4c. Orders suit be left at Hilbus 4 Hit*'* Musi* De pot. or at toe residence of the leader, four Aoors east of General Henderson's residence, Navy Yard. Jy 23?2m FISC HER'S BAND FULLY ORGANIZED. HAVING now completed all my arrangements for a Urst rate BRASS AND COTILLON band, I am again at the service of the public to attend Excursion Pvtles, Exhibitions, Parades, Pic Nics, Balls and Serenades. All those in fli vor of citizens' band are respectfully invited to en courage our enterprise, here hi Washlnfrtoa city. PaJ? ISC H ER, Leader. P. S.?Thiq.Band, under my direction, is regn larlv uniformed, and from a practice at over twen ty years l can give satisfaction to every one. Residence, Pennsylvania avenue, north side, be tween Ninth and Tenth streets, first door went of lion Hall. . 11 Orders left with Messrs. Hilbus 4 Hits punctu ally attended to. Jy 14?im* FROSPEKl'S CORNET BAND. rpHIS Band is suitable for any and all purpose*. X and Is warranted to give satisfaction to all those who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass, Reed, or Cotillon Band. Any number of musicians to be had at the-ahort est notice, by applving to FREDERIC PROSPKRI, Leader, at Taliavuil's Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B ? Orders left at Hilbus4 Hitz'sMusic De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?4m A CARD. l|f RS. E. PHILLIPS, No. 401 Sixth street, ill between G and H streets, desires to inform the citizens of Washington and vicinity, that she is now prepared to give instructions on the PIANO FORTE. She has taught music in some of the principal cities of the Union and has testimonials showing that she la fUllv com petent to discharge the duties of her profession to the satisfaction of those who may flavor her with their patronage. Terms: f io for 24 lessons, at her residence, or S12 at the residence of her pupils. Je 12?eo3m* FANCY HAIR ORNAMENTS. H8EMKEN, JE WELEh, ? So.Sti Pa. av .bet.Dtb and 10th sts., is prepared to make to oraer any device that may be suggested such as Flower Bouquets, Bracelets, BreartPlns, Ear Rings. Chains, Crosses, Rings, Chartelains, 4c. Also, Jet Ornaments for sale. [D~ Persons may rely upon their own hair be ing used. Jy 31?tr PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GINGER WINE Manufactured from french GRAPES, GREEN JAMAICA GINGER SEVILLE!)RANGES.4c.?This deliciousbev frage becomes the greatest favorite wherever it i* n'.roduced. It is equally palatable, more whote ' some, and not half tee price of other foreign winos. Many phy*icians use U exclusively, ana recom mend it to all troubled with Flatulency. Dyspep sia, Debility. Cramps Diarrhoea and Dysentery. Persons subject to Chills, or living In districts where Ague or Cholera prevails, flndits occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. Mixed with a little feed-water, it forms the most refresh ing and wholesome cooilng drink In warm weatha thnt can be taken. Price 50 cents per bottle, $5 per dozen. N. B. Comitry Druggists, Grocers,4c.,findtbif Wine an advantageous addition to their stock, it's a first rate article, sells well, and gives great satis faction _ /."?nts, STOTT 4 CO., Washington; PEEL 4 STEVENS, Alexandria; CISSEL,Georgetown} J. BALMER,Baltimore. Jy 6?tf LAST CHANCE. IF there Is in Washington. Georgetown or neigh borhood a person who intends to purchase a Carpet this fill now is their time to boy it at a price certainly less than the same quality can be purchased six weeks hence. We are willing for a few weeks longer to sell I elegant best quality 1 mperial Velvet Carpeting* at ! 3150, and best 3-cord Tapestry Brussels at 1 12#; will be worth S2 and In the fall. Also, Ingrain, Three-ply and Venitlan In pro portion. _ . The price* at which we are now offering Oar petlngs are less tLan the same goods wouldbring at auction In New York to-day. Terms for the Goods, cash on delivery. Just received and on sale Linen Sheets, riA and superior Floor Oilcloth, also 10 dozen low-priced; all in new and beautiful designs, and very cheap. Also, in store an elegant stock Linen Bheetlngs, Pillow Lineus, Table Damasks, in cloths, nap kins and pieoes Splendid assortment bathing and toilet Towels, both rough and soft Marseille* quilts, both colored and White, Al lendale do, for summer use. Also, Dliniti** la great variety. And all other F urnlture Dry Good* necessary for the comfort and convenience of housekeeping, at very low price*. CLAGETT, DODSON 4 CO. Jy 30?d2w IU ST RECEIVED PER SCHOONER Fairfax, from New York? ISO barrel* brown Sugar , 00 do powdered, hard and soft crushed 9'agar 900 do Connecticut river Herring*, bright and handsome 45 boxes scalded Herrings 35 tMfrrel* Mackerel, No. 3 135 packages fresh Tea 75 doxes ground Coffee SOU sacks Ine and G. A. 8aM 50 boxes fresh Salad Oil 30 boxes Cheese 100 boxes aark Soap Li5 dozen broom* GO dozen Cords aad 1 law 100 gross Matches 40 dozen Bucket* 3000 pounds soft shell Almond* 1000 pounds Cream Nuts 125 bushels Ground N ut* 3 quarter casks old Martoll Brandy 2 do Port Win*, pure JulM 10 barrels old Family Whiskey 75 boxes Tobacco. For sale by ityURRAY 4 SEMM18. au 1?3t4eo0t LAND WARRANTS LOCATED. rrtHE subscribers will locate Land Warrant* J. either in Ohio, Indiana, Illinol*or Iowa, and and give a correct description of the land leoated If, upon examination, this description prove* in eotrect, they will thenwelnw take the land, giving for it another warrant for the same quantity. One of the firm reside* in the West, and will ?? ssssssr ? 7th St., opposite Port Oftce, Washington. Jy 13?eo3m _ SUMMER RETREAT. DLAKIgTON'S PAVILION will be opan for mJ the reception of visitors on the 5th of ^ July. The proprietor's table will be sup- ?* plied with the delicacies abounding in tneaA-* waters adjacent to Blaklston's Island. He hopes his endeavors to please will Insure him a ihare of patronage from those seeking health or a little quiet from city bustle. Tba Steamers Maryland. Osceola, and Alfe^C. Price stqp regularly at his landing. T ttixs. For one month .930 00 For one week or more, per day 1 <X) For a shorter time, per day 1 25 A good baud of Cotillon Music is engaged for the season from Washington. GEORGE W. BLAKISTON, Je 23?2 in* Proprietor^ BOOT AND SHOE STORE REMOVED. CGEORGE BREMER has removed his well I* known Gentlemen's BOOT AND?A* SHOE Store and Factory ftom 11th street, WM\ between Pa. avtnue and E rtreet, to Pa.f VLJ avenue, a few door* above Willarda'Hotel. He is prepared la his new pramlsefto give satis fagion tojill. purchasing his stock, emuioving hod? tut A No. 1 wortmcn. and bvhis cauacitvto Jit his customer* to as to have hU work^tvwy easy on tAe foot, while ItrtJ way* exhibit* thp most fashi<?able istyle, earned a reputation in his business second to that of no other custom-work boot and shoe maker in the Union. He aollclts the patronage of all, and his terms will be moat reasonable to all. Jy 18?tf JORDAN'S WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS FtKDERICK COUNTY, VA.?Opened on the 15th of June. From Baltimore, Wash- a^L ington or C umberland in early morning trains ffRW to Harper's Ferry, therw* w Wlnch?*ei " ? Railroad to St?pWsua'* depot; from depot 1* mile* In coa*hp? to Springs In time to din* same day. Rtoa'a cotillon band sngaged. , Sulphur baths Medicinal eflfeets of water Wlnown. K, 4 R. M. JORDAN 4 BRO, ' Jy #?dolw EDUCATIONAL. Y0UE6 LADIES' CLASSICAL INSTITUTE, 490 E ttreet, between 5tk and tth, (Removed from No. t Indiana avenue ) STEPHEN H. MI RICK, A. M , Pbircipal. THE next Academic yer r of this School, (form erly under the care of Rev. R. W. Cushmau, D. D., oat for the last two years in charge of the Eient Principal,) will commence Monday, Sep ber 10. 18S5 Experienced teachea are em ployed in every depart meat Every branch of a ?(did and ornamental education is taught, and di ploma* are given to tho*) who complete the pre scribed course. Circulars, giving further information, can be ob tained at thebookstores and by application to the Principal. au 7?eoSm SELECT CLASSICAL AXD MATUCMAT. ICAL ACADEMY. THE duties of th's Institution will be resumed on Monday, September 3d. Tbenumberof scholars being limited early applications from the former patrons of the School are particularly re quested. The Principal can be seen at his residence, No. 91 West street. Georgetown., on and after the 20th August. . Terms: Par quarter, of 11 weeks, fit 60. French and Drawing extra. an 7?eotf P. A. BOWEN, Principal. GEORGETOWN COLLEGE, D C. THE next session of this Institution will com mence on Monday, the 3d of September. The preparatory department and collegiate course are both conducted by able and experienced Profes sors, who devote themselves to the moral and in tellertual advancement of those confided to their care. A large and spaclons building has just been completed to be used exclusively for the accom modation of the younger students. Their dormi tory, play grounds, study hall, class rooms, Ac., will be entirely distinct from those of the other students, and officers especially assigned will at tend them in their pastimes and preside over their studies. A complete separation will thus be ef fected between the younger and older students, th* advantages of which must be apparent to ali those who have the least experience in the educa tion of youth. The observatory of the College, its extensive Philosophical apparatus, rich and viried libraries, and Cabinet of Mineials, Geological Specimen* and Shells, afford to the Students of th's Institu tion advantages rarely to be met with. B A. MAGUIRE, au 6?dim President. THE WESTERN ACADEMY, Crner Seventeenth and I streets, Washington. A SELECT SCHOOL will be opened on the -?? *- first Monday l*i September, for boys. N umber limited to twenty-five. For particulars see circulars at the Bookstore, or call at the School Room after Aogust 22d. )yi??e??w* S. L. LOQMIS, A. M. FAIR HILL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Sandy Spring, Montgomery county, Md. THE ninth term of this Institution will com mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (September) next. Circulars containing the needful information in regard to the School can be obtained by those whc desire it, by addressing, at Olney Post Office. Montgomery county, Maryland, R. 8. KIRK, Oi WM JR. FAKUUHAR ' Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Jree, W. D. W allach. Je 30?2aw9w SOMETHING TO OLD AND YOUNG. PROFESSOR WOOD'S HA1B RESTORATIVE. THIS preparation, although lees than two vean before the public; owing to its wonderful ef fects upon the numan hair and scalp, has already obtained a celebrity and sale perfectly an paralleled. It ha* without the ordinary appliance used for such purposes, won its way, and been Heartily welcomed most of the cities and towns in the United States, the Canadas, and the West India Islands. Nor is this result surprising when it is remembered that its popularity is based upon its merits, solely as established by actual tests That this preparation will actually Restore gray Hair to its Natural Color, produce a luxuriant growth npon the heads of the bald, prevent the hair from foiling off, and when used as a tonic ar ticle, produce a continual flow of the natural fluid and thus render the hair soft, glossy and wav,, destroy diseases of the scalp, and expel dandruff the certlflc&tes of distinguished gentlemen and ladies in every part of the country who have tried it, and therefore speak what they know, most ful ly attest. That by a proper use of this Restorative the hair can be mad< to attain and retain its natu ral color to almo.-1 any age alotted to humanity, Oy removing the cause of disease from the scalp ao matter how long standing- the concurrent tes timonials of the press and the certificates of nu merous respectable individuals of both sexes, to the use of tnls curative, as well as of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before ailu ded to, can be had of all agents. BaooxriKLD. Mass., Jan. 12, 1866. * I Paor. Wood?Dear Sir?Having made trial of your Hair Restorative, it gives me pleasure to say that its effect has b en excellent in removing in flammation, dandruff, and a constant tendency to itching, wl;h which I have been troubled from childhood, and has also restored mv hair, which was becoming gray, to its original'color. 1 hate u>ed no other article, with an>thing like the same pleasure and profit. Yours, truly , J. K. BRAGG, Pastor of Orthodox Church Brookfield. Caxlilk, 111.. June 27, 1853. 1 have used Prof. O. J. Wood's Hair Kestora tive, and have admired its wonderful effect. My hair was becoming, as 1 thought, prematurely gray; but by the use of his "Restorative" it has resumed its original color, and I have no doubt, permanently so. SIDNEV BREESE, Ex-Senator United States. P*o?. Wood :?Dear Sir?My hair commenced falling off some three or four years since, and con tinued to do so until 1 became quite bald. I tried all the popular remedies of the day, but to no ef fect , at last I was induced to use your celebrated Hair Restorative, and am very happy to say it is doing wonders I have now a fine growth of young hair, and cheerfully recommend lis use to all similarly afflicted A. C WILLIAMSON, 133 Second street. Address O. J. WOOD A CO., Proprietors, 313 Broadway, New York, and 114 Market street. St. Louis. Mo C. STOTT A CO , wholesale and retail Agent, Washington. T. WTWOTT A SONS, General Wholesale Agent, Philadelphia, Pa. au 1?ly DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S JHEAILIFG "SCROFULOUS ANTIDOTE," For tk* Permanent Curs of CONSWMPTION and all othor forms of SCROFULOUS DISEASES. TOHIS Medicine is prepared by an eminent phy* A slciaa of.elghteen years practice in New Yor* city, dnrlngtwhlch time he has constantly used it with the mast unbocnded success, and created foi it a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of medicine, ft acts immediately upon the blood, cleansing it from all scrofulous human or impurities, renovating and. by its magic pow ars, INVIGORATE THE WHOLE STSTEM. in proof of which, hundreds of respectable wit ue*M? from the doctor's private practice have giv en in their testimony, and entreatjthose sufl'encg

from any scrofulous affection, to call upon them utd satisfy themselves. A Treatise on Scrofulous Diseases can be had gratis at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 409Broadway, ind at Drag Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT A CO., Agents for Washington DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S TASTELESS "LIQUID CATHAETIC," OR, FAMILY PHYSIC. TTIHIS is the BEST, CHEAPEST, and MOST A EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It to^TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nan seating effect ofPills, Oil, Senna, Ac.,) and pro ducing no griping or other painful effects. Unlike U1 other purgatives, it searches to the bottom of the disease, thoroughly cleanses the stomach, and leaves the bowels entirely free from costiveneas. NO FAMILY SHOULD BK WITHOUT IT. Children drink it readily and without forcing, and NO MEDICINE IS MORE HIGHLY RE COMMENDED bv the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give It a trial and then judge for yourselves. It can be had wholesale and retail at B. H. STA BLER A OO.'S, Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO., Washington.D C. DR. WRIGimrVRlNCiPAL DEPOT, 409 Broadway, wher* Jhe doctor can be consulted dally on diseases generally, from IS to t p. m.. wlthoot charge. jo lsJdm CTRENCH DRAWING PENCILS from the r several manufactories of Bausch. Hardmuth, Walter and Con tee, Imported direct ftom the ma kers in Paris, by FRANCE TAYLOR. * JT* EXCURSIONS, Ac. FIRST GBAND EXCURSION AKD PIC VIC Or tHK George Washington Club, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, Oa WEDNESDAY, AB|lit 1ft. rpHK members of the GHORGE WASHING J. TUX CLUB, of Georgetown, _ take pleasure la announcing to i "C brother Clubs ard the public generally rhit they have chartered the safe and commod out Steamer George Washington, and will give a grand Ex cursion and Pic Nlc to the White House-Pa Til Ion on the above named day. The members cf the Club pledge themselves that no pains or expense shall be spared to make this one ef the beat excursions of the eeason. Scott's splendid Cotillon Music has been en gaged for the day. Dinner and Refreshments will be wnal by W. Coke, in his superior style. The boat will leave Georgetown at 7, W ashlnc ton 7%, Navy Yard at 8, and Alexandria at 8# o'clock, returning at a seasonable hour Tickets ft?admitting a gentleman and ladies; to be had of any of the Committee or at the boat. Committet ?/ Arrangements. Lemuel Brown, Chas Grimes, Andrew Clements, Jno Heard, Jno Gobert, Joe Crouse. an 10 4t ; L EXCURSION TO FORT WASHINGTON f WHITE HOUSE, Om THURSDAY, Ang. 16, rot TBI BIHBf IT or THI METHOD 1ST XFISCO PAL CHURCH, CAPITOL HILL. THE Steamer GEO. WASHINGTONJuwing been chartered for the occasion will leave the Wharf at 8 o'clockg precisely. A Band of good music will be in attendance, and everything that can condnce to the pleasure and comfort of the Company will be done. An efficient caterer will be on the boat to fur nish refreshments to those that may desire them. The Boat will atop at the Navy Yard alsoior passengers. Tickets 50 cents?Children under 19 years, 45 cents. Tickets can be had at the Drug Store of Mr. Mc Pherson, Capitol Hill, and at the Bookstore of W. MI. Morrison A Co ; Pa. avenue, or from either of the Committee. Committee: WmBWaugh, Mr Marton, Mr Jon??, Kep Phillips, James Small wood au 6?eotlCth GBA5D FIEEME1TS ASD CIVIC EXCURSION AND PIC NIC or THE Franklin Fire Company, TO THK WHITE HOUSE PAVILION. r|\HE members of the Franklin Fire Company X take pleasure in announcing to _ ^ the Firemen, their friends and the??aktSlaelp public generally that they have chartered iLe safe and commodious steamer Geo. "Washington, and will give a Grand Excursion and Pic Sic to the WHiTK HOUSE PAVILION, on WEDNES DAY, August fed. The Company pledge themselves that no trouble or expense will oe spared to make this one of the most pleasant, gay, and rtckerckt Excursion of the season. A celebrated Cotillon Band has been engaged for the occasion. Dinner and Supper will be furnished by an ex perienced caterer. For the accommodation of those persons who do not wish to k pend the whole day down the river the boat will make two trips. Leave Georgetown at 8 o'clock, Washington at 9, Navy Yard at 9#, Alebandria at 10. Afternoon leaves Washington at 2%, Alexandria at 3# o'clock. Returning, will leave the W bite House at 6 and and 10 o'clock p. m. Tickets, admitting a gentleman and two ladies, 91, to be had of the Committee of Arrangements, ad at the boat on the morning of tlie Excursion. Commit:** of Arrangements. Reb't E Doyle, J Williamson, G R Crossfleld, J B Medley, L R Thomas, P J Newmhn, J M F Hough, Alex Tait, JnoTCoumbe, R Eckioff. au 3?lawiwAdtd FIRST WARD LIVERY AND SALE STA BLES. IN announcing to the public of Washington thai I have taken possession, by purchase, of the above Stables, on G street, near the War Department, (lately occupied AWM by A. Schwartz.) I wish to inform them that It will be entirely conducted by mvself, and that all orders left upon the premises will be attended to punctually with elegant Carriages and drivers. The Riding s-rhool will be con by a professional equestrian and perfectly iorses ; having stated hours for lady eques trians, in private or public, as they may prefer. Particular attention will be paid to norses kept at Livery In his establishment. Persons requiring open barouches or fimilv car riages, can oe satisfactorily accommodated, as well as those desiring riding horses for gentlemen or ladles. FRIEDERECK LAKEMEYER, Jy SI?3m Ageat. NOTICE To'TBE CREDITORS OF HALL tc BROTHER. ?ARUCH HALL, surviving partner of Isaac carefnl drivers ducted docile horses stock fn D TT'j T I "f, ?MV Vwbii UU 1 VI A 1856, assigned to the undersigned all the trade and debts of the firm of Hall A Bi be applied to the full satisfaction of certain debts. llabDlties, and engagements of said Lrm Hall fc Brother, and the surplus to pay and diSLbule rateably among such of the remaining cred itors of said Ann as shall within six months from (aid 26th day of February. 1855, execute and de liver to saia Baruch Ilall full and absolute re leasee of aL Indebtedness to them respectively by taid Baruch Hall, surviving partner as aforesaid. Notice is therefore hereby given to such credi tors of said firm of Hall A Brother, or said Baruch Hall, surviving partner, as may desire to partici pate in the benefit of said assignment to execute ud deliver to said Baruch Hall full and absolute releases as aforesaid, within the period of six months from said 2&th day of February, LB65. RICHARD WALLACH, Trustee. Je 11?eotAug2bth PURE BOSTON ICE. APLENTIFUL supply of the above Indispen sable article will oe kept on hand throughout the season, at the "Eldorado House," Pa. avenue between 3*1 and \ % streets, where families resid ing in the neighborhood can be supplied In large or small quantities, at the lowest i ates. CLEMENT REYNOLDS. N. B.?Choice Wines, Brandies. Cigars. Ac. Dinners, Suppers, Ac., supplied in good style, as usual, at shortest notioe. au ??eolm officlajlT Tanscxr Dxfaktmxht, Aug. 3,1855. Notice is hereby given to holders of stock of the loan authorized by the act of 1646. :edeemable on and after the 12th November, 1856, that the whole or any part uf that stock will be purchased by this department at any tin*! previous to the 30th No vember next, for which 3 per cent, premium wi*l be paid in addition to the sums expressed in the certificates. And to the holders of the stocks of the other loans of the United States, that purchases of the i to the amount of S 1,310,000 will also be made during the same period at the following rates !1 For stock ef the loan of 1842, a premium of 10 per cent; for stock cf the loans of 1&47 and 1S18, a premium of 15 per cent; and for stock issued un der the act of 18J0, commonly called Texas-in demnity stock, a premium of 6 per cent. In lei est will also be allowed, at the rate stlpu lated la the certificates, from the 1st Julr last to the day of settlement here, with one day In addi tion, to enable the Treasurer's draft to reach the party. Certificates transmitted to this department un der the present notice should be duly assigned to the U nited Statee by the party entitled to receive the purchase-money. Payment for these stocks will be made by drafts upon the assistant treasurers at Boston, New York or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, au 4?diNovQO Secretary of the Treasury. CLOCK*I CLOCKS! i aod good i He sells low, and every Clock is' , j u 1 . ** U 9 FRANC* TAYLOR. EVENING STAR. THB BED COTTON TJMBBELLA The other day u I vu walking up Wash ington street, my attention was drawn toward an object which eeemed to reoeive considerable notice from the passers by, and especially from the boys, of whom a large oompany were fol lowing in close pursuit. Looking more narrowly, I discovered that it Wfcs a man with a large red cotton umbrella boisted above his bead. He presented an ap pearance so strange tbat I did not at all wondet at the vociferous greeting of the boys?"Say. old feller, what'll you take for your umberil?" "Look here, stranger, what do you eall that ere?" "Do they raise them things down East, where you eome from?" I too* surprised, however, when in the bear er of the umbrella I reoognised my old friend Jones. "Why, in the name of all that's wonderful/' saidT, as soon as I got within hailing distance "do you carry about such a thing as that?'* "It i* rather odd looking," answered Jones, meditatively, "you are right, there." "Then why do you carry it?" I asked, im patiently. "Do you thiak," said he, "that anybody would be tempted to steal it?" "Steal it! Aot the least danger of that; but why don't you answer my question7n "Because. in order to do it. I mast give you a leaf from my experience. I think I will, on the whole. It will relieve me to nnburthen my sorrows. You will stop md when you ret tired?" "Certainly! Prooeed.'' "From early boyhood," resumed Jones, mu singly, "I was ambitous to own an umbrella. Watches, breastpins and ring^, such as boys ii: general ara desirous of posseraing I cared noth ing about. But I was determined not to have one until I could get a good one. At length when I was sixteen, the desire of my heart was fulfilled. I became the owner of a silk um brella. How ardently I longed for rain, that I might hare an opportunity to display it. One Wednesday evening there was a Lyceum lecture to which I was engaged to escort a young lady?a cousin of mine. To my great delight, as the hour approached it began to rain a little, but not enough to prevent our going. I walked to the hall <ioor with a happy heart, carefully shielding my cousin from the rain with my umbrella. Iu the pride of my heart I could not help asking her how she liked my umbrella, bu' n.y ardor was somewhat checked by her indifferent reply? "Very well; what did you give for it ?" "I was about to carry it into the lecture room but the door tender told me this was not al lowed. I accordingly hi 1 it behind the d"or, in what I imagined a safe place. There was but one other with it?a faded cotton umbrella, which, in its palmiest days, now gone by, migut have oo9t fifty cents. "Though under some apprehension, I man aged to sit quiatly through the lecture. At the close I darted ont in search of my treasure. Alas! I was too late. Mine was gone, atid the faded one left! Picture my consternation, my dismay. But I was forced to put up with the lots or rather exchange, aud, horror ??t hor rors! escort my cousin home, as it was still lainiug, under the odiou> faded cottou. "Thus was my first boyish dream rudely broken in upon. I need uo%say that I never set my eyos upon my umbreu* again. As f r the one 1 had got in exohange, I hated thi sight of it, for it l acalled the memory of my low. I took the earliest oppotuiiity to lend it, and it was never brought back again. "Iu process of time 1 got another umbrella Ii resembled as nearly as possible the first one I possessed. To make sure that it wjuld not be taken, I had inscribed upon it in large bold Utters 'Stolen from John Jones. Jr.* "Walking out with it, one day, I suddenly felt a heavy hand upon my shoulder, and turn ing round, faoed a poli^man. " 'Ah ha! my fine fellow, uoyou carry around stolen property, do you?' " ?Ira mine, sir,' said I, trembling. 14 *0, ves, no doubt. As I am bonnd for the Watch House, I'll trouble you to go with me and hold the umbrella over my heud.' "I was forced to go. The next day it was easily proved that I was the bona fid? owner, but the property had disappeared in some un accountable manner. "After I had somewhat recovered the shook produced by this loss, I procured another, though of not so good a quality as the two pre ceding. This one I keep for some time ; but one day a lady who hatf made a short call at our house, being overtaken by a (bower, and yet anxious to return, asked me to lend it to her. Could I rofuse? "As it was not returned the next day, I went the day after to inquire alter it. It was boaglt for in vain. Suddenly reflection came to the lady's aid, and she exclaimed? "'I have it. James returned to boarding eohool yesterday, and as likely as not he took your umbrella with him by mistake. When he comcs buck at vacation you shall have it ' " 'How long will he be gone?' i enquired. * " 'Six months.' "My heart sank within me. In six months it might get broken or lost. At all events it would be no longer new. I (elt a presentiment that I never should see it again, and I never did. "I began to be discouraged. However, I puri-hatcd an umbrella next day, and tu> I had no doubt that I should lo?e it, I bought it for fifty ccnts. It was more useful than ornamen tal, oortainly. "A week afterwards, it rained, and I looked around for it, but it was no where to be fouud. I asked my wife (I was a married man now.)? 'H:.ve you seen an umbrella in the entry, lately?' ' 'Nothing bnt a eheap cotton one, that I knew could not be yours, so I gave it to Bridget. " I sighed, and departed to the umbrella ihop to purohase another. This time I pur chased a good one. Three days afterwards a friend borrowed it without leave. The next I tieardofhim ho had sailed for Europe aud carried it with bim. "You see, my dear friend, from this brief narration, to what miseries'! have been subject ed on account of umbrellas. Were I to give a full and faithful detail of all my losses, it rould fi 1 a volume. But I will not weary you my longer. During the last fifteen years I lave purchased one hundred and fifty ambrel as. Where they are now I don't know, scattered all over the globe, I have no doubt. "At length I have resorted to this expedient, This umbrella I have had made of red cotton, ixpreetly for me. Yon don; t think," he added nth a faint smile, " the v will take this, do you'' I shook my head and my friend departed, eaving me to muse on his unhappy fate. My aeditauons were brought to an end by hear ng a shout of derision. I turned arouud ar.d liscovered that a <*ust of wind had turned the td cotton umbrella inside out,and injured it ?evond repair. Foor Jones! I have not seen him since I hall call to-morrow at the umbrella merchant's ound the corner. 1 shall be sure to bear of im there. An old farmer, standing ou the comer, ras terribly out of humor, because Le bad lost J1 his wheat by the Weevil for more than two uocessive years. He was adviaed by a by* Lander to sow Mediterranean wheat here after, 8 that escapes the ravages of the iuseot. He eplied indignantly: "No sir, I'll be darned rl do; I can stand it as long as the Weevil an, and I will." Ur ^ wu were only half a* lenient le the Ving as we are to the dead, haw mush happi er* might we render them, and fi\m fa^w inch vain and bitter remorse might we be pared, when the grave, "the all-i.t.?*nf rave/' has cloaed over them. A little too fottctval. ? -? - ?? ? V? ? Tbe koar vm apprMtking for the dipxtirt of the New Haven steamboat from her berth ?ft Hew York, end the venal crowd of pasae ti gers, and friende of passengers, newsboys, fruh venders, cabmen end dock loafer*, www easembled on end about the boat. We were rating at the motley group, from the foot of the promenade-deck ftaurt. when our attention wae attracted br the singular action of a tall brown Yankee, in an immcaee wool hat, cboe olate oolored ooat and pentoleeus, and a fancy r*st W- 1 ? ? " " oiaie oolored ooat and pentslesas, and n fancy rest. He stood near the starboard paddle box, and scrutinised sharply every female who came on board, every now and thenconsulting an enormous silver bell's ere watch, whieh be raised from the depths of a capacious fob by means of a powerful steel chain. After mount ing guard in this manner, he dashed furiously down the gang plank nnd up the wbnvf, re-ap pearing on board almost instantaneously, with a flushed faoe, expression tk* ing the in anxiety. This series of operations he n?r formed peyutal times. after which he rushld : ***** *** kopelesrty ejaou What's the time or day? Wonder if mv repeater's fast? Whar's the eap'n? whar? the steward ? whar's the male ? whar's the boss that own'e this ship ?" ' What s the matter, Mr ?" we lolaied la eek him when he stood still for n moment 44 Hain't seen nothiu of a gal in a bine sun bonnet, with a white Canton crape ehawl, leort fifteen dollars. ? pink gown etxi brown boots eh x come aboard while I was looking for the hey ?',at til# pint *?d ^ ^P?have ye, ' No such person has eoase aboard." ' Tormented lightenin ! she's my wife!" he screamed, 44 married yesterday. All her trunks and mine are aboard, under a pile of b*?Me e? tall as a Connecticut steeple The darn d black nigger says be ean't band it out, and I won t leave my baggage any how Mv wife?only think on t?was to come aboard at naif-past four, and here it's most Ave. Whit's become of her ? She ean't have eloped. You don t think she's been abducted, do ye, mis t*r ? Speak, answer' won't ye? Oh' I'm ravin' distrnoted! What are thev nu.tr that bell?is the ship afire ?" . V,1'*** for departure?the fret lutes" ?? ** nn* tn four min ^ ? jou don't say eo ? Whar's tha *? That gentleman in the blue eoet " The Yankee darted to the eaptam's side. ' *kip for ten minutes, won't 441 can't do it, sir." 41 But ye must. I tell you. I'U pay you for it. How much will ye tax ?" " I could not do it." the YkSkin1 U 7* UW doUw*'" TLe captain shook his head 44 I'll give ye Ave dollars and a half-and n half?and a had!?and a half f?he hept re peating dancing about in his agony, hke a mad j*ckass on a hot iron plate ? The boat starts at fire preoi-ely," antd the reptain, shortly, Mid turned awaf 0. you stunny-hearted heathin !" mar mured the Yankee, almost bursting into team. married 'm*U *** "***' W? ??# dmY At this moment the huge paddle-wheels fc*. gen to iew the water, a3 thTwalk.ug beam deacendel heavily, shaking the huge fabric^ All .bo w.iZ not rJ,J" H.fen .cm Mhor. The hiod, SmS t, h," utbotiotpUak; tb. fM. ar* iklrMd j rut '' the plank,'* roared the Yankee collaring one of the ^anda. 4> Drop it like^L betnouto, er ill teave ye into Ue dock." ?. V~~70>' ehouted tne men in chorus as * Sb"' "P'/"" br?jint the maddened i ankec, 44 or there'll be an iulv spot of work But the plank was got aboard, and the boat plashed past the pier. *D a.? ">? Vankee pulled off his ooat. flung his hat beside it on the deck, and rushed wildly to the guard. ^re drunk or craxy ?" cried a pas-i-m s<-ixing him. ~ V I'? ?tHn' to fling myself into the dock and swim ashore !" cried the Yankee. ?' I muan't leave Saiiy Ann alone in New York city. \ ou may divide the baggage among you. Let me go . I can swim. He struggled ho furiously that the cone* quenoes of his rashness might have been fatal. Lad not a sudden apparition changed hi* pur pose. A very pretty young woman in a bine bonnet white crape shawl, pmk dress, and #r^n 1?^' cam? towards him. The big brown Yankee uttered ope stcnto r.an shout <?"8aiiy Ann,'" clasped her in his ?rms in spite of her struggling, and kissed her hesrtify, right before all the pasMngers yhere.f,d 7??. ??,?# be inquired. 44 From the ladies' cabin," answerld the ?!??'r a t ^ m* h,llf-p*?t four, but I tho 11 d make sure and ct?me at four ? Vi."1* ^ "id the Yankee. " But it's aU right now. Hallo, cap n. jom san go abend now. I don't care aboat stop CLome *?igh losing tbe passage m .aey and the baggage; oome nigh gettin^rowned, Saiiy all along of yon ; but it s all right now 0o ahead, steamboat! Rosin up there, fire nm ? Darn the expanse !,f When the sun set, the loving ?outfe were wen seated on the upper deck, the big brown r ankee s arm ereircling tbe slander wai?t of lZ-an&7i3??n iD S* blU* bonD*t pmk Iress. We believe they twaobed their desti lation safe and sound. Anx. Onoxrics.?An Arab, entering a louse, removes his shoes but not his 1 at He Qounts his horse upon the right aide, while Fithli^i VT" tbe ,efl Vith him. the poiot of a piu is iu head. #hile ts hoad is made its heel Hishead inuxt be rrapped up warm, even in winter. Everv ar icle of merchandise which is liquid, he weurhx. ut meajares wheat, barley, and a few ittcles. He reads and writes fn m right to fft, but figures are read from lei\ to rich* Ho ats almuet nothing for breakfast, about as inch for dinner, but after ibe work of the ay is done, site down to a hot meal swimminr lod. or better ye?, boiled butter His at with him, but the females of the houa ait till bis lordship is done. He rides uis onkcy whoa travelling, his wife walking ne ind. He laughs at the idea of walking ia be 'treet with bii> wife, or of ever vacation is seat for a woman. Ha knows no aae for > tables, knives, or even spoons, unless ley are wooden ones. Bedstead, bureaus, ud fire plaoes may be put in the same cat*, ory. If he be an artisau, he does ha work tttng, perhaps uring his toes to hold what is Lands are engaged upon. Drinks oold wa 7 4 'ponge. but never bathes ia K, uniees is home be on the sea shore. Is rarely seen runk too seldom speaks tbe truth?is defi- * ent in affection for his kindred?hai little ca> ^osity and no imitation?no wish to improve is mind, and no desire to surround hiwitif ith the oomforts gf life. Not Araain or nix Boors ?On one of tha ound steamers, the other night, the Captaia i usual was looking around to see thai everv' ?dy was '*tueked in" and all right, when, gw> ig mto the tower cabin, he epied a pair of >untrrish boots on the extremities of their rner in fearful contrast with the snow white silt that supported them. The com aptain eheoa Mr Boote gently, and ia him, in the mildest way, that it e rmieeof the boat for yanUem eir boots in bed As seen as th< mar was nble to enmprehead the irked very coolly, ?' Oh, H won't hurt thca, (uees^ they are an old pair. I'll risk em.'*