Newspaper of Evening Star, August 14, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 14, 1855 Page 2
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EVENING STAR. i ? ?? WAgHXieTOI CUT: tciidat awiiiwow i?rwiii. spirit or the HOEimre mw. ? Tho Umvn, speculating upon the condition of public affairs, aad the triumphant position of the Democratic party, argues that ita ene mies bar* lost far mora than they hare gained bj dissolving the old opposition fatty in the haps of succeeding better under new phases. We also find in the Union the following ex tiset from a 1st* no a be/ of the Cmsttsst des Eutfj Unify af New York, in answer to the mendaritLi course of the Nsw York Exprtsj with refeianso to the Louimll* riot, as fol low* : *' The trnth Is, that the excesses yon snum erate (those ?.f election daj a^Loaisrills) were nerer lies id ot no til the day when yon aad yours, at first under the designation of Nattre American*, sfterwards under that of Know . Nothing*, sowed division ao* <ng citisens, and traced an .wbitrary line between them, by makltg religion and birthplace the occasion of proscription of a revolting character, in stririi g to ereate in the bosom of the free and democratic republic of the United States helots like those of Sparta, and pariahs like those of India. ?? If men of foreign birth now ooeupy an iso lated position, it Is only that which you desire to place them in contempt for all the traditions cf the American confederation and of all the rules of justice and reason. Men who, with out hope uf ever returning thither, hare quit ted the land in which they were born, have come here to demand the rights of citiaens, to become uoto you the children of a common country. During the time that you have frank ly accorded these privileges?and we cite the hiatgry of a half a century?democratic and liberal principle* bare prevailed, and the elections hare nerer brought with them aupht but the intrigues inseparable from all political contests, and inherent in the manoeurres of politicians. Bet from the day when your cal culating Intolerance and your egotistical cu pidity bare excited intestine dissensions in this great family?from the day when we hare di ridedicto hostile camps the native born and adopted children of tne republic?you have invoked all sorts of disasters. You have sown the wind; you will reap the tempnst! "It Is. then, uiK>n yon, Know Nothings whether sccretly leagued by oaths or openly avowed, that the brood shed at LvuUville should fall. Wby do you speak to ui of can non in the streets, when you youcsclx s only brought it theTe*?of houses given to the flames, when you alone were the incendia ries7?of terror and anarchy, when yon have produced them ??of American citizens slain in cold blood, when yon yourselves are their murderers ? Leave to til citisens the exercise of those rights which the law confers, and yon will not see the pacific-and legal arena of the election canvass transferred into a field of battle." The Intelligencer presents its readers with a valuable table of the relative cost of ordi nary road and railroad transportation of pro dace, with referecoe to which, it says : " It is thus made evident tbata ton of oorn, if carried 170 miles to market by the ordinary means of transport aaou by wagoa, will not prodace one cent more than it has actually oost the grower, its whole value being absorbed by its conveyance to market; while if trans ported the same distance by railroad, the nett proceed* of its rale woald be more than $22. The transportation uf a ton of whoat, by tho same calculation, woald exhaust ita value at the distance of 330 miles if made in wagon, while by railroad it woald be worth more than $44 beyond the ccst of getting it to market. These are stubborn and striking facts, which no ingenuity of reasoning can overthrow. They are sufficiently plain to be understood by every farmer, no uiaUer w^at bis distance from market m?y be, and they will no doubt hare their inflaeccj in determining his decision when called upon to subscribe to the stosk of a railroad company passing within oonrenient reaeh < f his own granari*?. This, howerer. is but one view of the practical benefits to be de rired from the extension of railroads to the States snd Territories of the Union that hare no narigable streams leading to the great marts of the couatry. In a political point of riew. it mi^ht be readily shown that the ad rentages would be still greater of multiplying such means ot intercommunication; but they are too obrious not to strike the attention of statesmen without a word further from us." The Elections. The key to the recent failure of the tele graphing agents of the associated press to send on furtner details, of election news lies ia the fact that they do not foot up to their taste. It seems that Puryear's district of North Caro lina is still in doubt, and that W*tkins (anti Know Nothing Whig) snd Sarage (Demo crat) are probably eloctod in Tenneasee against Taylor (K. N.) and Cnllom (K. N.,) which will divide tho delogation of that State, and be a gain of one for the Admin istration. Mr. Watkius was a (nominal) Whig member of the lust Congress but one, wherein he voted with the Democrats on nearly all really test questions. In this election, the Know Nothings opposed him with intense bit- ] torn ess. From Kentucky, we learn that tho Demo crats claim four, if not fire, members. We will willingly compromise on four, though the unaccountable delay ia the receipt of conclu sive returns frsm Kentucky, looks much as though they will, probably, nauseate Know Notbiugism when receired. Nothing has yet reached us from Tsxas. FEESONAL. ???? Lieutenant M. F. Maury, whose ser rices to commerce in ascertaining the winds aad currents of the ocean hare been eo rallia ble, makes a proposal in the American Far mer that asysurn of observation be estab lished ou la.id, wirb a view to agricultural matters similar to ihat which he established on the sea with a riew to narigation. .... A compositor in one of the largest print ing offices in New York has juit returned to that city, niter heir* kidnapped by recruiters for the Biitieh arirr in the Crimea, and taken as far as St. Jobn, N. IS. It appears he started from home ou the morning cf the 4th of July, and soon became oveipowered with punch and patriotism, in wbieb state he remained for three days. .... Between 15 to 20 of the convicts in the Auburn State Piison received the ordinance of baptism on Sunday. .... Dr. II. J. M. Cate, of Northampton, Ma*s , has been appointed a surgeon in the Russian army. ....A man employed ss a waiter at the Co ' lnmbia Hciue, at Cape May, being about to return home on Saturday, went in the water to bathe, but going out too far, and being un able to swim, was unfortunately drowued be fore hi * companions could go to bis relief. ? ...The New York Day Book says: " Sam is dead. He sickened in Virginia, got the fits in North Carolina, worked off ibe paroxisms in Kentucky, died in Tennessee, and was bu ried in Alabama .... Mrs. Frost, wid >w of the late Jonathan Frost, of New Brair.tree, Ma?**ehu.?etts, ab sented herself frcm her house. Not returning, search w?* msde fat her, when she was found dead in a large cirtery near the premises To Et into it she forccd herself into a hole tesi obes square. ....Two magnificent ring*presented by the J^mpeiOr and fc-upress of ilusaia to Col- Sam uel Colt of li iitford, are on exbiliuon in thst city One of tb* rings contains diamonds worth S3 000. each contain* the cypher* of Alexander and wife, sit with very miunto dia monds in euemd. The thank of one of the rings gUltcjs aiih numerous petite diamonds, and II* a hoi* affair makes a gift worthy of ?mpeior. WiBHIWOTMl RTS kTCD 60MI? The Tell Dtbtroyer in PorUmouth ?Wa have been notified that llewi. Chmbb Brother* will take charge cf any donations which the charitable may make far the relief of the M ? feren In Portsmouth, Va. Our reader# all know that fee yellow freer is rnging there* at this time, m never before in this country fro far North; or. At least within the last thirty years. More than half the population of the town hare fled?nearly every maa, woman, and child, thus flying fro? *k* pestilep*e who bad the means of going away. Those left there are, Tnr Ac most part, the poor, the aged and the feeble. While the disease is striking down members of their families nearly all intercourse with tha town, from land or water, has eeased. The newspaper of Portsmouth has eeased to appear, and even no one b to be found who will operate the telegraph there Tabooed ai the town is, the world knows little of the awfnl suffering being endured by the helpless creatures. The 8irters of Charity an 1 Mercy hare flocked to their relief from rarious quarters of the eountry, and are doing all that nursing?eren such heavenly nursing as theirs ?can do for the sick. But Chey eannot put food into the months of the panic-stricken suf ferers, with and without the feTor. No pro visions go to them by water, because it is al most ss mueh as life is worth to hare inter course with them; while the country people prefer that their produce shall rot to risking ooataet with any one tbey know to be from Portsmouth, recently. Out of fifteen thousan 1 souls, but seven or eight thousand remain there, and ihany of these, who have so fur escaped the fever, are almost on the point of starvation. We hear daily that the fever ia on the increase there, and have every reaso.i to believe that the fact is the result of the suf ferings cf so many of the people for want cf the bare necessaries of life. This city ean nnd should at once do its share of the good work of immediate relief. Surely our fellow-citisens of Washington?hundred9, if not thousands, of them?oan and will spare a mite from their abundance to the relief of4 the life-destroying sufferings of that distress*) people, who have in no way been instrumental in bringing their misfortune on themselves They aro in every respect worthy, eminently worthy, of the active and effective sympathy of a prosperous community blessed with so re markable health as now exists in Washington, and enjoying all the comforts of life that the heart can desire; as tee certainly are, as a pop ulation?a community, too, not twelve hour' distant from the scene of intense suffering on the part of thousands we have been describing. We repeat, Messrs. Chubb Brothers will gladly take charge of any sum, small or great which tbooe graced with real souls?jouls to feel for the undeserved misfbrtunes of others? may hand or send to them; and will take due oare that the relief with which they may b:> entrusted shall speedily and safely reach the hands of the parties in Portsmouth appointed by that community to dispense such payment* into the Lord's treasury?such stores laid up in Heaven for the benefit of the giver. The Next Speakership.?Yesterday we took occasion to refer to the prominent position oc cupied by the Hon. Jamee L. Orr, as a candi date for the Speakership of the next House of Representatives of the United States, or rather for the Democratic nomination for that posi tion. But as it is oertain that those electc I by the votes of the Demooratic party cannot elect a Speaker, it is worth our while to study to the end the problem of the condition of the House, as likely to bo developed in the effort to elect a Speaker. Thus, it strikes us that Mr. Lewis D. Campbell, of Ohio, will be the first choioe of the great mass of the northern Know Nothing members?the supporters of the proposition to repeal the Nebraska bill. He had had much experience in the hall, and has proved himself an able partisan on the floor, while he will go quito aa far to accoin pliah their object as any other member who ever, always excepting J. R. Giddings and hit craaed allies. The sccond choioe of the re pealers (the mass of the Know Nothings) ia undoubtedly General Cullom, of Tennessee, if he be elected, which is, to say the least of it, very questionable just now. They will willingly support him if thej can got southern Know Nothing votes fur him. which we doubt; that ia, exoept those of, perhaps, three of hi.s Know Nothing colleagues. The Hon. Mr. Banks, of Massachusetts, will be their third choice. His ultra devotion to free trade will have the effect of preventing more or less of the anti-slavery Know Nothings from sustain ing him. They represent constituencies deeply interested in protection, and keeping an "eye to windward" for "number one" will steer olesr of aiding to place in the Speakership any man on whom they eannot rely to be with them on the tariff question, which is to occupy a large share of the attention of the next Congress. Bot as there aro ten or a dozen Silver Giey or Philadelphia-platform Know Nothing mem bers from the North, all of whom are the bit terest possible enemies of the influence con trolling their anti-slavery Know Nothing brethren?that of Mr. Seward?we do not seo m how It is within the compass of possibility that the stronger wing of the Know Nothing party c&n poll one hundred votes for any one for speaker- Our highest limit for them i* seventy-five. Mr. Haven, of New York is certainly the favorite of the Philadelphia platform Know Nothings, North and South who may possibly muster thirty-five votes ii. the House, all told. These calculations arc based on the fact, of which we are personally cognisant, that at least eight or ten, if not more, members elected by the Know Nothings, or with their aid, on whom they calculate, will be found acting steadily with the Demo cratic party. The result of the recent elec tions, and of those soon to come off, cannot fail ta have due effect on the minds of thorc who mounted Know NothingUm merely as a stalking-horse on which to ride into publu; life. Our opportunities for forming correct inrprcmions in advance in such matters art' equal to those of any one else, and wi have had twelve years constant experience with the fljuio, sitting near them at a re porter, daily, when they have been in ses-it i throughout all that time, and studying tin character of the individual members incon stant familiar intercourse with them. Really, it strikes us that Know Nothingism is to have just such strength In the hall, and havo it just so divided up aa to give the friends of the Administration the never-failing control of the body on all questions wherein they deem it neotssrry to carry a point. ' /The JMquard Loem.?A wonderful speci men ef art, tror#? >t the Jacqunrd Loom in the M eKslier" of M. Carquillat, at Lyons, is now on erjew at Tsylor A Mnury'? The flwnily of the late Jaequard t 1 represented in the aot of applying for * pen sion, and showing th? " Duo D'Anmale" and other au'ho rides a produstion of the loom. Tho picture has the exact ippitruot of^a oapital Una angraring, and is, without excep tion, Ma of tha grandast achievements of ?? ehaaicaj art wa hay a ever witnssssd. Tie portraits araparfaetlj life-like, and tha dra* ing, aspaeiallj the light and shada, exquisite. Those who are interested in art shoe Id not oaaife^he opportanit j of seeing this remarkable week, aa we are informed by Messrs Taylor A Maury (to whom the public -art so frequently indebted for tha inepootioa of uovelfies in art) that it ean only remain in tbeir store for a day or two previous to its bctng forwarded to the owner. Xiohiftn Indians ?Onders hare been issnod froqi the General Land OAea for tha with drawal for Indxan purposes of abust 100,000 acres of land in scattering detached tracts in Michigan, situated a est of Grand Traverse Bay, on Garden and High Islands. Lake Mich igan, Sugar and other Islands in tha St. Maty 'a -River, aad on the main land immediately north of Mackinaw. . V * ' ?#' I The object is to select lands from tha tracts thus withdrawn, and embracing a great va riety of locations suitable to tha Indian habits, for the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians under tbeir treaty concluded on tha 81st ultimo, whloh guarantees to those Indians a pertain amount of lands for present settlements. Contract Awarded.?The contract for eup? plying the Department of the Interior and its various bureaus (including the Patent, Pension, Land, and Indian offloes) has been again adjudged to Our enterprising fellow eitisens, Messrs. Taylor A Maury. The samples fur* nished by all the bidders elicited the highest encomiums, whilst the maanerla which the cjntract of the successful house for the past year has been fulfilled, is said to hare given universal satisfaction to all tha employees throughout the department. The other bid ders were McSpeden A Baker of New York and Washington; Moes A Brother, Philadel phia; and R. Farnham, of Washington. The Secretary of tha Treasury returned to Washington last night from his reoent trip to Cape May. List of Patents?issued from the United States Patent Office for the week ending Aug. 14, 1855?each bearing that date: Francis Arnold, of Haddam, Conn.?For im proved egg-bolder. Jno. A Evan Arthur, of New Brunswick, N. J.?For improvement -in governor for steam enzines, Ac. Jno. S. Burrows, of Neward, N. J.?For im provement in making sine white. Fortune L. Bailey, of Frecport, Ind.?For improvement in apparatus for roplacing ears. Orasmus C. A O J. Barnes, of Stock bridge, Vt.?For improvement in oorn planters. Francis Bjschnagel, of New York, N. Y.? For improvement in compositions for treating rubber and gutta percha. Jacob Buyers, of Granville, Va.?For im provement in churns. A. Brown 4 Abel Coffin, Jr., of Sabine city, Texas.?For mode of straining saws by atmoc pheric pru?sure. Dexter II. Chamberlain, of West Roxbury, Muss.?For improved hand-press for printing. Chas. Cleveland, of Ashfield, Mas*.?For ventilating faucet. J. J. Dutcher, of New Haven, Conn ?For improvement in steam boilers. H. H. Fults, of Lexington, Miss.?For im improvement in cotton presses. Jos. Garrat, Sr , of Indianapolis, Ind.?For improvement in ailoys for journal boxes. Benj. W. Gay, of New London, N. H.?Fcr improved extension vebiclo. W. N. Gesner, of Fair iiaven, Conn.?For improvement in windlasses. E B. Graham, of Middletown, N. Y.?For improvement in hernial trusses. Samuel T. Jones, of New York, N. Y.?For improvement in making sine white. Jos. Leeds, of Philadelphia, Pa ?For fur naces for beating buildings. Robert J. Morrison, of Richmond, Va ?For improvement in the cutting apparatus of har vesters. Daniel Noyes, of Abington, Mass.?For im proved forging machine. L. E. Payne, of Yaxoo city, Miss.?For im proved mode of hanging window sashes. Richard Ray, of Louisport, N. >J\?For im provement in machines for gathering ootton stalks. Stephen P. Ruggles, of Boston, Mass ?For improvement in gas regulators. Fi.dt Russell, of Boston, Mass.?For im provement in harvesters. Samuel B. Sexton, of Baltimore, Md.?For improvement ia furnaces for heating budd ings. liiutivus A. Somerby and Chas. W. Fogg, of Waltham, Mass.?For improvement in rail road car brake. John Simpson, of Lewisville, S. C.?For im provement in cotton gins. Michael Tromly, of Mount Vernon, III.?For improvement in gun locks. - Otis B. Wattle, of Waddington, N. Y.?For improvement in tanning compounds. ' bamuel R. Wilmot, of New York, N. Y.? For portable steam sawing maohine. Baleb Winegar, of Union Springs, N. Y-.? For improved device for opening and closing gates. Caleb Winegar, of Union Springs, N. Y.? For method of drawing water from wells. Samuel Pieroe, of Troy, New York, assignor to Curtis B. Pierce, of same plaoe.?For im provement in coffee roasters. Z. C. Bobbins, of Washington, D. C., as signor to Anson Martin, of Norwich, Conn.? For improvement in mills for oompressing and grinding grapes and other small fruits. Edward L 8eymour, of New York, N. Y., assignor to Wm. O. Bourne, of same place.? For tmprovemont in apparatus for sifting. Reissues.?Jno. Brown, of New York, N. Y. For improvement in hot water apparatus. Pateutcd May 30, 1854. Jordan L. M >tt, of Mott Haven, N. Y.?For improvement in bathing tabs. Patented Sep tember 27, 1853. Henry Ruttan, of Cobourz, Canada West.? For method of wsrming and ventilating build ings. Patented Dec. 5, 1848. Ante dated June 23, 1848. Design*.?Samuel W. Qibbs, of Albany, N. Y., assignor to A. H. McArthur, of Hud son, N. Y.?For design for ornamenting stove plates. Apdlos Richmond, of Providenoe, R. I., as signor to A. C. Barstow & Co., of same place. For design for cooking stoves. Tha Currant Operations of tho Treasury Department.?On yesterday, the 13th August here were of Treasury Warrants enterad on the books of the Department? For tha Treasury Department...? $20,500 00 War Warrants received and en tered 23,751 28 War repsy warrants reoeived and entered 11,010 18 Drawn on account of the Navy... 30,000 00 Covered in from miscellaneous ?ourjes 23,047 33 Americans Ruling America. ' We m?ke the following extraot from an account of the riot in the Louisville corres pondence of a western paper : " Men lying dead in the street, women who carried out the bedding and household goods weft assaulted, and their agouislng cries for mercy were met by mocking groans of deri sion. I saw a poor Irish woman with an in fant elin'iug to her neek, trying to save her bed, kicked acmes the street, and her bod burned; the Know Nothing fiend crying In derision to her,4 Worship tho Pope, wiliyou?" ? We'll learn you that Americans will rttl? Amtriea.' It is impossible to toll tho nopber of tilled; OM nu wis tan*, and In alive. " Abomt 11 o'eloek tha signal tu given to duaoliih the Dtaoortt Mid Times printing of fices. ? rush vu made, bat Prenlioe. think ing it mi time to atop, appealed to them to desirt, whiob they did after larcting the win * Iowa fed burning tbo sign of the Times oftee. ^ ? At abomt lt?cftsak a more vu madedbr the Qmu wart of the city, and I retired dekened with the aenes of the day, a large tie was ragtag in that direction." The Louisville Democrat, discussing in de tail the ooearreaeea in that eity on Monday, the 6th inst , says: il Mr. Blaekford, of the Serenth Ward, went to the polls a bo at noen.. Ihey naked him how long he had hefn la M country. He w born in Jessamine county, in this State, and his father and grandfather were natire born. He had lired two month* and a half in the Ward. The polla were net crowded, and the call was for voters. When asked how he rotod, he had no tieket and was at a loss for names, bat he i<id he voted the Democratic ticket. The reply wna, that there waa no such tieket. He named Clarke as the eaadidnto. The overseer cried out, Sag Nichts; he has been there leog enough. He finished voting aad started oat, whan he waa eeiaed and badly beaten by the bailies. He still bears the marks en his head and face- He is n peacea ble man, and gare not the least provocation. ? ' no. n. Mr. Roberta went to the Fourth Ward poll. He spoke to one of the eaadidates, and span going to the door he was met by a regulator, who asked him how he was going to rote. He anawered, the Denooratio ticket. Then yon can't vote here; and the word wee folHRred by a blow from the bally, that sent him oat into the street. no. ni. At the First Wnrd poll, in the morning, there wash constant scene of violence^ The polls were orowded. Mr. Be man saw a Ger man who waa in the crowd pulled out and blowa aimed at him. The man implored them not to striks him, as he had done no harm; he only wanted to vote; but be would leave if they weald let him go. Mr. Beman inter ceded, and the voter got away with whole bonea In a few miautea afterward another

German was dragged oat of the crowd nod beaten by bulliea. Beman seeing the man likely to be killed?a bully laying upon him with a club?interceded again, but was this time struck a stanning blow on the head with a club, which disabled him from further ef forts." The same paper aajs with referenoc to the unblushing falsehoods of Prentice's Jouruil. in palliation of their murders and arson to carry the election : " We have no doubt the frionds of the editor of the Journal, who received him with accla mation at the First Ward, and who were ready to turn a church, and who robbed and burned houses, will admire him for his hardihood of irtion. He is indeed a worthy champion. They will open their eyes in wonder to see that they were assailed and their lives putin peril, by the poor Dutch and lush they beat and mangled. They never dreamed that they were half as virtuous until they real the J<*urn*l. The editor says he is going to prove some shocking things; be will prove that the im ported bullies, who for love or money came to this eity with bludgeons, brass knuckles, and Ire-arms, to spread terror amongst Democrats by deeds ot blood, were very peaccable. inof fensive people, and that they were set upon and killed by Irish and Germans and had to fight for their lives, and avenge the wrongs of their brethren. " The editor thinks his friends perhaps went too far. He has even pretended to regret some of the occurrences. He ought, however, to be consoled; he can prove a great deal. Thoee who can rob and murder, or connive at and excuse it, can't lack good witnesses. They can prove anything." Commenting on the rapidity with whioh honest and patriotic men, who are in Know Nothing lodges, are leaving them, the Demo crat says, with great foroe, indeed: Lafayette joined the Jacobin club, during the French Revolution, with pure and patriotic motives. He saw that ic had the power to do what it pleased, and he hoped to control it and direct it for the good of bis country. How .sadly he was mistaken history too plainly tells for any one to mistake. We recommend that period in the world's history to all good oitUens." it 1 MONTGOMERY GUARDS ?You are re quested to attend e special meeting of the y UNION GUARDS, ATTENTION ?You will meet on TUESDAY EVENING, tbe 11th Instant, at Kalahan's room, 8th street, at 8 o'clock. Tbe members are expected to be punctual. Any other gentlemen wishing to Join the Corps will please be present. By order: TH OS. BRIG GS, 2d Lieut. aul3?*t* ?!" Company on THURSO A Y, the 16th Instant, ?t the armory, 8th street. Particular attendance la neceaaarv on this occa sion as business of imparlance will be submitted for your consideration. Persons holding tick'ts since the late excursion will please send them In on or before the night of meeting. By order: WM^O'SULLIYAN, Sec. aul3?tft* ATTENTION PRESIDENT'S MOUNT ed Guard ?Every member of the Corps is ... ... hereby notified to attend an adjourned meet aoi the Company to be held at the armo plana avenue, TUESDAY EVENING, at 8 o'clock. All members having any Interest In the corps will be prompt In their attendance, as matters of vital importance is to be transacted for advancement of the Company. By order: JOS. PECK, Captain. J. II. McCctchkk, Sec. an i3 -?t (OT1CE.?First Gramd Excursion ?f 'the Am'riean Rijlewua ?The members of this Corps most respectfully announce to tbelr friends and patrons that they will give an Excur sion on THURSDAY, August x3d. Particulars la future advertisement. Lieut. ROB'T T. KNIGHT, au 7?tf Chairman of Gem rOTICE.?The Books of the Columbus 'Building Association are yet open, and will remain open until August 20th, 1855 - Persons desirous to subscribe for shares can do so by making application to tbe undersigned. 6. A. SCHWARZMAX.Sc., No. 16 P.* O. Depart , or 410 Ninth at. jy 98?w3w 4b | /\ REWARD.?Strayed from the tubserl <2? lv ber, near the railroad depot, two Horses, one dark gray, no marks, large dat fret, and the other one a bay, white f?ce, one ylaas eye, and all four feet white- I will give the above reward for their recovery. WM. B. ARNOLD, au 14?5te FOR KALE?Five excellent Work Horses One pair are matched, and fine car riage horses. They are sold for no fault. .A?>v 1 have no further uae for them. Any one warning good horses can buy these low. Also. 50,0uu good bricks, which will be sold low for cash or good notes at short dates. Apply to me, on 10th street, between Peuna. avenue and C street. CHARLES LYONS an 14?eo3t# JUST RECEIVED.?Memoirs of James Gor don Bennett and his times. 'lite Escaped Nun -r or Disclosures of Convent Lift: and the Confessions of a Sister of Charity, at . JOE SHILLINGTON'S, Odeon Building, cor. 4^ at., and Pa. av. an 14 ? AVAWA SUGAR?3,000 lbs. whi e Havana SUGAR, handsome grain and color, in store and for sale low, by WILLIAM M. CRIPPS, 61 Louisiana avenue, bet. 6th and 7th sts. an 14?3t H' STEWART'S SKYLIGHT GALLERY. f\AGUERREOTYPES taken for 50 cents and Ur upwards, and fitted in splendid cases. We have tbe finest light In the city, which for soft ness and distribution of shade U net surpassed if equalled in tbe United Statej. We invite all who want good Pictnses to call at 3-M Pa. aveone, between 9th and 10th streets, over M. W. Gait k Bra 's Jewelry Store, au 14?lm ? GEO. H. YARN ELL fc I. W. MAN KINS, House, Sign and Fancy Polalsri, WOULD especially call the attention of the public to their specimens of Fancy Signs to be seen at all times at their place of busioew! Parsons building and repel ridg would de well to give us n call as we are determined to use every exe-tlon oa our part to give general satisfaction Plici of bus!mm on Loai^Uut arenua, between 6th and 7th streets, north side, pext to tbe Yamuna Old Glazing promptly attended to. au WhW ?um> KXCVftllOR or m TO ftjIIT POIHT, Oa THUISftAT, Atpit S3, ISM. rpHB AMEBICAN BI EN take plooimrv L *&?& kin chartered tbe ??lft Md spl?ad"dT"r*in BALTIMORE, f?r the pvposaof glvlac aa ox caraie* to tbat fevorito ??Hilag piece PINEY POIN*, on THURSDAY, August 23d. Osring to tbe fllMippd""?" <* W"T persons toaooompaay tkwhb uewiloa to Plaav Polat, in consequence at the iiuwded state of the boot, ud as to many pemai in d?stroa? sf rUWi* that Car famed owtoslag place, aa well as to view the beeutirnt letmm along oar n^eetk rirer and hay, the Aawlcai Rlfiemea have b?-er prevailed opon by their friends ud tka eltiasas esaoraliv. to |tv? an excursioa, on Tfemlar, Um sad, wkea an opportuaky will be give* to nU who atay a veil tbemoeire*, to eajoy a riea treat. Arrangements hare beea made with the captain sf the Vrat to bo at Piaey Point at 3 o'cImA token aay one wiaaing to partake of the keapltoiltlea of the Maaaioa, the lavigpratiag bath, ar the d> lies clee of the seasoa, a MM opportunity will be af ng deelroas of giviac mttofboliaa to aar pa we have (posltfvoiyjllmtted the aaaiku of ieketo to he eold, aad the Committee haw miaad oa aa aooooat tb permit gay improper as oa hoard the steamer. The boat win leave tbe wharf at the foot of 11 tb street at 6)j o'clock, so that wa will he e?sM-d to reach Washington at IS o'clock p. m. Will stop aft Am*' Aria at 1% o'clock. ft being impor aat to sava Tims, the boat will not stop at the Nnvy Yard, i stop at the Mary Yard. Arraagemonts have, rover, boea smdto to have Omalhassm la wait ing tooOvreey poraoaa from the Navr Yard and Oeosp,stowa to the boat, also for the<r'eoav?yanc( to their faomse, oa the return of the sac union The Riflemen have flxad the prtoe of tickets f?r the roaod trip at the low rate of TWO DOL LARS. admitting a gentleman and two ladies, to be had of the Committee, or aft the boat m the aaoriiing of the excursion. A floe band is engaged for the ocrasloa. Refreshments, including Dinner and Sapper, will be provided by aa experienced caterer, at city prices. Ceeteetf tee ?/ Arrangements. Lieat R.T Knight. Private J no V. Dona, Ensign Cbns Betnble, Private 9. W. Connor, Serg t Wm Gibson aa 14 SELLING MANTILLAS AT HALF PR. ICE. WE have tweaty-two Mantillas yet oa hand, aad as the season is so fhr advaacad we wUi sail them at Just half the former pi ices for cash. We enumerate them: 5 very pretty black laoe Msatilias, at S3 each, for DMT price 6 colored silk aad laoe rafted da., S4 SO, forme price 91 ? 4 black silk frlags trimmed da., SA former price Sio 3 Mac) applique friagad do., S3 SO, former price 2 super black silk do., SS, former price SIS 3 ri'-h white bridal do., S7 SO, tanner price f 15 I extra rich emb:oidered bridal do., #15. former price S3U MAXWELL A BRO., sue. bet 9th aad 10th su. 348 Pa. avenoe. au 11?eo3t THJ BOSS WALE SEMI If ART, Hoar Bladeaaberg Depot. _IE exercise* of tbi* School will be resume! on MONDAY, September 3, lbJ5. The J?w? airy rooms now in course of erection will be read v for use, which will add much to the comfort aad convenience of the pupils. r or further particulars addrees Mrs. D. JONE5, (Principal,) Blndensburg, Md. au 11?2awlm EDUCATIONAL. THE duties of MISS HOOD'S SCHOOL for . young children will be resumed on MON DAY. 3d of September next, at No. 4U0 Massa chusetts avenue, near 10th street* For terms, Ac., application can be made at Miss H.'s residence, No. iK Ninth street, between K and L streets. aa 14?3t Memoirs oFjames Gordon ben. nctt and his Times, by a Journalist. au 11- FRANCKTAYLOR SALE OF CHOCTAW ORPHAN LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI. Defartmxkt or laTssion, > Office of Indian Affairs, August 13, 1SS5. ) PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, tbat the several pieces or parrels of land hereinafter described, lvlng in the counties it Talahatcbie, Yalobusha. Holmes, Lowndes, and Bolivar, In the State of Mississippi, will, at tbe times and places designated, be exposed for sale ?a s-pamte quartor ifctimu. at pul>lic auction, to (he highest bidder for cash, by commissioners to be appointed ou behalf of tbe Choctaw orphan* by the govern ment, as their trustee, under the provision of the 6th clause of the 19th article of the Choctaw treaty of IS30. vlr: On Monday, the 3d dav of Decemtier, lisiS. at tbe court house door in Coffberille, the following tracts in Y alobusha county: All in township twenty-three (33) s/range tight (8) eaot. All of section thirty three (33) The west half and southeast quarter of section twenty-eight (-28) The east half of section twenty-nine (iS) Tbe northeast quarter seclloo thirty-one (31) Tbe north half of section thirty-two (32) The whole of eeutloa thirty-three (33.) and The west half of section thirty-four (31) And, at the same time and place, tbe following described tract In the adjoining range In Bolirar county, vis: The south half of section thirteen, township twen ty-six ('JO) range seven (t) west. On Monday, tVe 10th day of December, 1855, at tbe court house door in Charleston, Tallahatchie county, the followiag described tracts of land in said county, vis: In township twenty-four f*t) range two (2) est!. | All of sections three (3,) ten (10,) aad ihlrty three (33) The east half of section fear (4) The southwest quarter of section nine (S) Tbe n- rth half and southwest quarter of section twenty-two (22) The west half of section twerty-flve (25) The north half of faction twenty-six (98) Tbe west half of section twenty-seven (27) The northwest quarter of section thirty-four (34) and The north half of the northwest quarter a^d ?est half of the northeast quarter of section thir ty six (38) In township twenty-Jive (25,) range two (i) east All of section twenty-seven (27,) twenty-eight (28) and twenty-sine (29) The northeast quarter ?f section four (4) The southwest quarter of section twenty-two P*) The southwest quarter of section twenty-three (23,) and The east half of sectioa thirty (30.) In township twenty-four (91) range throe (3) east. All of section three (3) The east half of the northeast quarter of section two (i,) md The northeast quarter of section four (I) In township twenty-five (25,) range three (3) east. Tbe southwest quarter of section fourteen (14) The southeast quarter of sectioa fifteen (15; The southwest quarter of section twenty five (26) The southeast quarter of section tarentr six (26) The southeast quarter of section thirty-throe (13.) and The southwest quarter of section thirty-four (3t) On Monday, the 17th day of December, 1655, at the court-house door la the town of Lexington, Holmtt county, the following described tracts of land In said county, vix: 7a township six toon (16,) rmmge one (1) west The west half of et etlow fifteen (15) and The west half aad southeast quarter it section twenty-two (22) In township Jifteen (15,) range on* (I) w*st. The southeast quarter of yectlon torenty (2k) Op Saturday, the 22d of December, 1855, at the caurt house door In the town af Columbus, tbe following described quarter sectioa of aad in Lowndtt county, vix: The northwest quarter of sectioa twenty-tvM (22.) township nineteen (19.) rangeseventeea (17) Mfif Of the above described lands, seventy- twoquar ter section were selected in 1831, at a time when some of the best lands in the State were umoccu pled and unappropriated; and tbe other five quar ter sections and one-eighth acre lot, or eighth of a section, have been acquired In settlement from debtors to the orphan fond The late commit sioner to settle w.th debtors to that fond deecritx the lands abo?e offered for sale as being "almost without an exception rich and fertile, well and ad vantageousiy located, many at them considerably incipro ed." aad as being "largely enhaaced iu value by the settlement, improvwnent. prosperity, ana excellent population of tbe section in which thev lie," and "eminently adapted" for planting purposes. - ?? . An appraisement of these reserves, shewing their vaioe, and the mtnlmnm price at WoicL each tract, respectively, may be sold, will be n ade prior to tbe dates of sale In eases where the purchaser or purr hasers of any traet shall foil to comply with the terms of sale, the land purchased will be resold at his or their ex pense and risk. .The title to those lands is believed to be indis putable, but if, la sny case, an adverse dnlm shall be se* ap, the tight of the orphans will be dsfsodsd by the government, as their guardian. The above salw will eomausacs at the places named at IS o'clock of each day, aad continue un til the lands are all offered CHARLES E. MIX, l, . Anting Commissioner. M H?dfckUwtDtel W ODD nttOW9' WAT.l ,>? Aft IDllttL^I'"'1 ' * GREAT OPERA, TROUPE, 4 * PUll ooatlsue tMr ' mm POKTiAirvui. IdftLlltOI r I E < E ? . OPERAS AMD NEW SONGS ?? tMf IORN T. FOtD,A|?? BOOTS AND SHOES Btted up mi the no th i bftwffn 34 wiMia w bcMlk focoilil Chlldrea's, Oeer>es?ra'a. VhOi ud Boys' HOOfSae4 SHOES or ?>1 ? u ? r?i TOY virtue of aa order of distrain from * C Bv " ?*y, aa* la ?e 4lieetad, far rant imkn eattoe. I Save Klicf aad taken I anfcegaar table, l null pine tabic; l pedestal; brke( and coa Mats, tin pu, ? aad Irons. 1 lamp aad mm aaadle stlck, 1 skillet; I iron pat; 1 i?W Ssa ten i t lot ef curtate*; S seoeptisa chain; 1 lot ef oi!d ewpi. oaok Morr aad kit area, lot of tee beard* , 1 biaw kettle; 1 lot Matting; 4 MM ; sect of ewekan: * backets; 1 bedsaend, fwrnwe aad boasd, t pair* tonga; two engravings; and 1 marbie slab. aad I hereby (flee aotice that I shall ??i la nail m id foods ud chattels aa THURSDAY, the Nth day af August, lbU, la froat af the Ceatw Market , at Ida. a., la pay said rcatdatS. C. liar A. E. L. KIMI MO TEAT REST. DAY. Tke the kith lastaat aa 11?df OLD POINT HOTEL. THE above Hotel will be closed for the oa Satarday, the 11th ' of the prevailing tpMaak ?math. Acknewiadglag the vary liberal tended to the Dot el by a aaost faahtoaaiue aad teillgsat company, the aadersignod tabs plans la assuring tbern and the Uaealiag public that l_ laiged aad ex ten- Its Improvements will he added for the next coining bualaess season C. C. WILLARD * BROS Old Potvr Coaroar. Va., Aag M, 1M6. aa 11?l w Sl'NXn (LVTHItt. AT BED It ID Prices.?We ara now offering our large aasort ment of thin Clothing, embracing evwy variety of fashionable aad welt made par:uet.ts, at greatly reduced prices, aad la many installers at less than cost, thereby offering rare opportunities to gaatle men wishing to consult economy ia purcuasinr their cloth lag, aad the ad vantage of aiakiag their selection from one of the largest stocks ia this ? ? ??Km hmu in rnis a city. 4 Also, a large assortment ef Does aad ChMsaa ? f Hammer Clothiag, consisting at the BMst derail and fashionable styles, which we will sell at prlaae cost. WALL A STEPHENS. Pa. aveaaa, next door te Iraa Hall aa 11?3t J New boors just rece. veb at joe Stall II agtea's Periadieal Depot The Escaped Nan, or Disclosures ef Convent Life the Confession of a Sister of Charity The Six days' of Creation, a aeries of Familiar Letters from a Father to his Cki'dren Ait Hints. Architecture. Sculpture and relating, bv J a roe* Jackson J erne* Rose Milton. a romance Walkna or Adventures on the Msnqnito Skore New Hope, or The Rescue The Prophets, or Mormoniam Unveiled , Female Life among the Mormons Mary Lindon, aa Autobiography CI eve Hall, The Wlakles The Watchman, Doesticks Peg W olBngton Panorama of Life aad Literature for August, Lit* teil'a new magazine All the Magazines for August Newspapers and cheap Publics'1c*m at JOE SHI LblNGTO.N 'H, Odeoo Building, cor. 4jf at, and Pa a au 11? EiASA.l ft f? t8U l| ft a WPRINO GARDENS. (formerly Favler a Oar O den) on M street, between 17th and lstk. open *nd evMilng through the week On Sunday Coffee Chocolate. Ice Cream, kc . la for sale. No spiritous liquors allowed on Hun ? ? * v?u HUUUIV tliOWRQ oil nil . y .O CHRISTIAN LIGHTBECKER &Q 1(V?1W? MADAME R.?? ARRIVAL. MADAME R respectfully lr.forrr? the public In general, that she will give Information la all the affairs relating to Life! Health, W?alth, Marriages, Love, Journeys. Law Salts, Ditt<*ul ties in Business. Absent Friends. S cknas*. and Death, and la respect to all other subjects. She is also able to tell the ages at persoas by reading numbers. All those who wish to coasult Madam* R . will please call soon, aa he will re main In the city out a short time She can be consulted at all hours of the day and evening Her name la on the door?No. *31 D at three doors from l? th. Ladies. 5o cents, and gentlemen the au 10?5te JATIOHAL HOTEL, NORFOLK. VA. B. B. WALTER*, Proprietor. HAVING pnrrhased the above well known es tablish meat, 1 respectfully inform nr friends and the traveling public, that tbrS house has been thoroughly reno*ated sndJ3L newly furnished throughout, and is now out for the reception of permanent and transientV ard ers 1 return my sincere thanks to bdt friends end the paWic generally for the libers 1 patronage ex tended to me for the latt twenty-thiee year-, and respectfaUy solicit a continuance of the same, aa snring them that nothing will be left undone to make them at HOME while sojourning at the Xa tional N B ?A four-horse stage Coach Waves the Na tional Hotel everv Tuesday. Thursday, aad Sat urday for Elizabeth City, N. C. au 10?lm J. B WALTERS. G BOOT AND SHOE STORE REMOVES. "lEORGfc BREMER has removed his well I known Oeatlemea'a BOOT AND, SHOE Store and Factory from 11th street., hetareea Pa. avenue and E street, to Pa \ avenue, a few doors above WWaids' Hotel - -? He is prepared in his new premiaes to give satis faction to all. O B has by dint ef mat care la parchaMaf: his stock, eitifucn in.; none t?ut A No. 1 workmen, and by his capacity to it his customers so as to have his work set very easv oa the foot, while it al? ways exhibits the moot fhahioaable style, earned a reputation la his business second la that ef no other custom-work boot aad shoe mak *r in the Union. Heaollcita the patronage ef all. and kla terms will be moet reasonable to all. COPARTNERSHIP. THE undersigned have this day Asuied a co partnership under the name and style of H ARTLY A BRO., for the purpose of traaaart ing a Flour and General Commisaiea business, at 101 Water street, Georgetown N B HARTLEY, K. D HARTLEY Gboisitowr, D. C., August 1,1?M aa y?lm* ? Daguerrean gallery FOR BALE In Alexandria. Va. One of the boat rooms In Alexandria Will be sold cheap for cash. Auy person who wants to leara the buslneas will be taught: and also will teach the art ef Photograph flee. That alone is worth om huadred dollars to any artist. Two Artists wanted to color Photographs Addrees "R A C," Artiat, Aleihn<f a Va. aa 0?lw* J. E. SHIELDS A CO VKALSBSIK DKAUll lH ' UDI WHITE ASH ANTHBACITZ COAL, WiSIIIOTOI, d. c. V~r Ofice, corner JilntL and H streets. JET Yard and Wharf, foot of Eth st , opposite \\ ashlagtoa Monument * aa S?iw* WHATER COOLERS*?Some of the hand bo meet aad bast everyway la the city, will be aeld at reduced prices iu> n?" - " nns, vsms Ice Pitchers, lower than ever, at ttee Houaakeepera' Furnishing Store, 4W Seventh street o FBsmnnt ^ ? - MRS. a. C. REOMONb'k ?eU*y *if Daguerrean Art aad Photo Pictaias taken at to cents and -- - < -f?" R 11? of Whl tehank^naatabHsh ?