Newspaper of Evening Star, 15 Ağustos 1855, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated 15 Ağustos 1855 Page 3
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EVENING STAR. "local intelligence. Tbi Wells Childreh.?Thia little couple announce their benefit for to-night, at Odd Fellows' Hall, and prelent a truly attractive programme. In their circular, copied of which Uve been scattered broadcast, they remind the public that, " proud &* they are of the ap .jause they have received, and grateful as ihey *re for it, they have still other want* and H^res which they feel sure the good and gen erous people of Washington will not withhold.' * Willie is eight, and hi* sinter Ed th six year* of age, yet, through their comparatively tiny pi 1*8, they discourse the sweetest tones of vo , cal melody, delighting all listeners. who have been not a few, during their reeent perform ances in this metropolis. Edith will sing to night " Comin' thro the Rye" and the "Bird Song,'' a la Jenny Lind; and Willie " The Dying Girl," and with his sister the popular duet " When a little farm we keep." 'm The Kunkel troupe will, in addition to their other comicalities, perform the new and side splitting farce of the " Blaek Statue, or King of Clubs." But we would appeal to thn public on behalf ' of the Wells children, who say in their circu lar " they are hut little folks, and have no wealth but their reputation as good children, and the gifts which nature has kindly bestowed upon them. They have been engaged by the Kunkel troupe by way of variety to the concert per formances, and with a view to the gratifica tion ot the public. To be fully appreciated these " little folks" must be seen and heard. They decidedly possess much musical talent, and render their songs with much archness tod cunning powers of mimicry. SorRCES or Dajigbr.?If we mistake not, there is a law prohibiting, under penalty, the tkrowiug of water-melon and cantaleup rinds, and sue 11 like refuse of fruit, in the footways, as. by stepping on the slippery fragments, fBisons are liable to be thrown down, and per aps crippled for life In fact, wo are Ac quainted with nn elderly lady, who w&s thus ? ripped, and broke her leg. some years ago, frtu the effect of which accident she is still a sufferer; and we frequently hear of persons suddenly falling to the earth from such causes. If the law has no terrors for those who thus dispose of the useless parts of the fruit which they consume, we appeal to them in the name of humanity to throw them into the street, provided they select public places for the in dulgence of their appetites. This may appear to be a trifling subject to some folks, but it axumes a grave aspect when considered in connection with barked ankles, broken legs, and injured spine. PoarsMoiTH axd Uosport Mechanics.?Wc learn that not more than one-fourth, or four hundfed, of the entire number of mechanics attached to the Gosport navy yard, are now employed at th->se public works; the others having left that vicinity on account of the prev alence of the yellow fever. And about the x fan.e proportion of mechanics engaged else where. remain. They who have fled to health ful parts of the country, we are gratified to learn, have, for the most part, sucoeeded in obtaining employment at the various branches of their necessary and honorabie craft. These in Washington have nearly all been provided lor. in this respect; an oveut which is calcu t lated to cheer their hearts, under the depress ing circumstances which induced them to quit their permanent homes, for a season, whieh, we trust, will be brief, as we aro sincereiy hopeful that the ravages of the pestilence will soon cease to exist. A Mistake.?The captain of a vessel lying st Alexandria, while paying his men yester day made a mistake by giving each one a month's wages more than he was entitled to. The men were soon missed, and the captain discovering his error immediately followed them to this city, where he obtained the assis tance of the police officers and the auxiliary guard. After searching all the localities where they were likely to rendezvous, they were found, two at the steamboat wharf, preparing to depart in the steamer Columbia, and three at the railroad station, waiting to leave in the ears this morning. The captain's money was recovered, and the men (all colored) were dis tni.ved. The uneasiness of the captain is more easily imagined than described. All the offi cer*. it should be stated to their praise, refused any compensation whatever for their services; the man evidently being poor. Praise Gardens.?A happy comnany as sembled last evening at the Spring Gardens, (late Favier's harden.) on the corner of Twen tieth and M streets, for a turn at dancing un der the influence of the balmy atmosphere which graced the night. Weber's brars band disc urred the music for the occasion, attract ^ iog thither a large crowd of the votaries of the divine art. who lingered on the surrounding hills and plateaus, tor hours, in crowds. Real ly. Lightbecker has filled up his establish ment?saloons, walks in the groves, dancing rooms, and bowers?with great taste, affording all that pleasure seekers, of a moonlight night <*an desire. The Spring Gardens are destined to grow rapidly in favor with all who love in' noeent recreation, especially when the moor complacently aids music in soothing the strifes ambition, and cares of humanity. Pkrso*? T rave lino to or from Capitol Hill dark nigBw* should provide themselve! either with a guide or a lantern, in order tr guard against an obstruction to pedestrianisiu in the vicinity of the souniwe<t corner of the Capitol extension. The impeiiuueki to loco fuocinn consists of a huge pile of dirt; but. ?<, far as we are capable of judging, it possesses no architectural t'urm nor beauty. It may, per haps. be moulded into shape to serve the pur j>ese if an observatory, for aught we know to 'he contrary, or, perhaps, the dirt is ihero deposited us a speoiman uf the original earthy formation. But whatever may be the object the pile and its exhibition, persons who prefer their legs, for moving purposes, to horseflesh, are in danger of embracing their mother dirt in a manner which, to say the least, would be more disagreeable than pleasant! A Ri'Lt OF THE CorRT ?We have heir* of ? rule of the court which is not generally known, but which is followed by the captain of the aux iliary guard in all eases of consequence. A lawyer of this eity, who is well able to risk his property for the security of others, applied to the captain this morning for the release of a woman who is in jail for keeping a disorderly house. He asked the captain tor a release, and offered himself as security'; but the cap lain politely told him that he would take ?? no liml of the law'' fur that purpose. The legal gentleman acknowledged the propriety of the rule, and left the office as good uaturedly as he came. The captain says that his reason for adopting this rule of the court will be un derstood by all who are connected with the ixi.-sness of that tribunal. Where's the Law 7?This question has been asked several times within a few days, when the power of the Commissioners of the Asylum was a subject of discussion. Many of our citizens doubt the right of the Commis lioners to release persons committed to the work house for violations of the Corporation Taws. We do not intend to enter into the dis cussion, but direct those who are interested to section second of " An act for the government of th?* Washington Asylum." approved April 3, 1M7. The powers and duties of the Com missioners are there laid down. Mkla.vcholt Case.?Recently, a woman was sent to the work house for disorderly be havior and profanity. The prosecuting wit GtU this morning applied to the committing magistrate for her reiea?e, telling a piteous story of the death of the woman's sister, whieh occurred last night. A coffin was pro cured at the expense of the corporation, ami due arrangements made for the burial. The familv are miserable indeed, and, though de based, are supported by the charity of their neighbor* Johx*. one of Washington city's old ? nd popular butchers who went to California #cme time agj, has returned and re-estab lished himself in his old businoss, at his old stand in the market, and the old meat store at the corner of Seventh and I> streets, where ha ' jrill ba 4'on hand to meet and serve his <nen Is and the public with the choicest of articles in the meat lint PrwpoLOflY. ? A correspondent complains that the pump At the corner of Thirteenth and D streets ha3 been cut of repair far the last three weeks, which has compelled the neigh bors of that vicinity to go two or three square? to procurc the water necc^sary for family use. This announcement should be sufficient to the Commissioner of the Second Ward to hare the pump put in proper working order. We would respectfully repeat what we have heretofore said on this subject, namely: that complaints ought to be made to the mayor in all ca?e* of dereliction of duty on the part of his subordinate officers. Health or Washington.?The number of I interment* in this city for the month of July is 165. Of the deaths, 61 were of white males; 65 of females; oolored males, 13; females, 16; I sex not reported, 10. The mortality, as usual at this wesson of the year, was severe on chil dren, 47 of them dying with cholera infantum; and the entire number of deaths of those of five years and under. 108 ! There were 22 deaths during July by dysentery. Corporation Cases, Jkc.?William Quigley, assault and battery ; security for peaco. I>?n. Connelly, profanity; fine and cost*. Justice LJa\c* disposed of those eases. Justice Ilollingshead, of the Third district police, disposed of the following cases : Char lotte Jones, profanity ; workhouse thirty days, Anno a Gorman woman, dangerous per son ; jail. ?? Watch Returns.?Thos. Gadden, drunk, workhouse 30 days; Isabella Thornton, do., do.; Jas. Roger*, do., fine and cOsts. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE. _____ Georgetown, August 15. 1855. It was not until after we had dispatched our letter of yesterday for the Star office, that we learned definitely that Mr. Mitchell had posi tively declined the nomination tendered him by the Know Nothings for the vacant seat in the Board of Aldermen. From all we can learn, we think it likely there has been no little trouble in the camp among the disciples of "Sam" in their efforts to concentrate their forces upon a candidate for the above men tioned post. A meeting was to have been held last night for the purpose of making ano ther effort to secure a candidate. What the result was, we have not yet learned. We think it likely that no nomination was made ; had thero beon. it would have been known outsido before this. Let not the friends of Mr. Beall, however, be deceived and fail to go to the polls and vote by any supposed divi sions among, or failure upon the part of their opponents to nominate a candidate. One thing is certain, they (the Know Nothings) will not support Mr. ?., and sifter all it may turn out that there is some seheme about the matter in tended to divert the anti-Know Nothings from polling their full strength. Verbum sap. The revival at the west Georgetown Metho dist Church, under the pastoral charge of Mr. Speaks, is still progressing. Meetings of a very solemn and interesting character are held nightly, which are attended by large and at tentive congregations. A considerable num ber ha? already been added lo the member ship. A new Sunday racc-course has recently been established on some of the streets in th< eastern part of our oity. On Sunday before last, some eight or ten hackJ from Washing ton, on their return from a funeral, (we are sorry to admit it,) ran a ra;e down Green street. Nearly the whole length of it, the horse? were run at full speed by their cruel drivers, each of which applied the whip to the dumb animals with an unsparing bana. The scene for a while w.ts truly frightful. Not only were the lives and limbs of those in the vehicles at the time endangered, but those of the multitude of children who are generally about the crossings of the streets in this por tion of the city on nn afternoon On last Sab bath, the s-ame disgraceful sport was repeated on the same street by parties on horseback. We have been requested to say that aov amount o( money, however small, left with ouf fellow citizen" W. II. Edes. Esq.. will be forwarded with'-ut delay to relieve the tuffer ers at Portsmouth and Norfolk. One benevo lent gentleman commenced the good work this morning, and wc hope that hundred? of other* will go and do likewise, so that a handsome amount may speedily bo raised for the relief of our distressed and suffering fellow-country men. The flour market remains quiet and but little doing; small sales at ^Va^N 25 Wheat is beginning t,o cone in more plenty, and mil lers appear less anxious to purchase to any ex tent at the present prices. Held this morning at Sl.80aSl.87 for red and white. Corn, none oflering, a good article would bring 90a05e. Spectator Singular Suicide <>v a Bov.?Much excite ment was caused on Friday evening at Eighth and Vine streets, by the discovery that a boy only thirteen years of age named Albert Mi gran, living with his uncle, A. Roidot, drug gist. southwest corner of the streets just men tioned, had committed suicide. About six o'clock tho body of the boy was found seated in the outhouse, in the rear of the premises, with one o? his suspenders about his neck. Life wps extinct. It was supposed that the youth had tied the suspender about his ncck. and pulled upou the ends until he was stran gled. He had been missing about ten minutes when the b<-dy was discovered, and hopes were entertained that animation could be restored. But efforts to that effect were of no avail. The deceased 7a" in th~ habit of committing acts of foolish daring, ana iiu friends beliivc thn* the act was intended as a mere bravado, al though it proved fatal. Coroner Dclavan held an inquest upon the body, and a verdict of " suiciae by strangling" was rendered.?Phil. TJnr*k American, Monday. The Pickpockets at<* u^wr,; % rich harvest at Saratoga just now. Beside large number* of gold watches and jewelry missing, one cT the boarders at one of the first class hotels had his wallet takun from his pocket, while bath ing. containing $8,000. to ruuoyer which he offers, in one of the New York city paper*, >).M0 reward. The same unfortunate lost SI.000 in Willi*uispwrt aid Elmira railroad bonds, together with sundry breastpin*, ?to. There is rea.sou to believe that some of these operation^ tr? performed by light-fingers the feminine gender. Having the air, address, and manners of Indies they have facilities for plunder which the masculines havo not. and Saratoga ir'jyst the olaee where those facilities can be moa profitably turned fco aecvunt. Tho police are 011 their trail, however, and may be expected to make some interesting exposures and discoveries in the course of a few days. Accidents at the Navy Yard?Three ac cidents occurred in the Navy Yard on Satur day. Charles Breckridge, a spar maker, had his foot crushed; a man named Coilius had his head and spine injured by the falling of a der rick, and a carpenter, whose name could not be ascertained, while at work on the steamer Niagara fell from her bow, making a descent of about fifty feet. He was seriously injured, and it is thought ho cannot survive ? JV. Y. Stut. Another Hecriitisg Cahb at Boston ? Joseph VVagner whs arraignei befog; the Uni ted States Commissioner at Boston, on Satur day, on a charge of eulisting soldiors for the British army. Ho was discharged on tho ground that the crime, ii'oomuiitted, came un der the jurisdiction of New York. He was immediately re-arrested and will be *ent to New York. The complaint was made by two men, who went as tar as Boston, but refused to go to Halifax. Oil for Locomotives.?The Albany Knick erbocker says that during the month of May forty-nine locomotives on the Central Railroad used up over a thousand gallons of oil. This is equal to ten hhds. This oil costs about S2 per gallons?which shows that to keep a loco motive properly greased for cue single month uses up about ^40 worth of oil. ? | y The late Dr. Chapman, of Philadelphia, was walking in the streets, and a hater's cart, driven furiously, was about to run him down. Tbe baker reined up suddenly, and just in time to spare the doctor, who instantly took off his hat, and bowing politely, exclaimed:? 44 You're the best OrrJ man in town." The Shelbyville, Kentucky, Banner of a late date, ?ayi that lor the previous threo weeks, between thirty and forty had died of cholera there. The victims ware mostly arnoag the Irish laborers upon the Terre Haute aud Alton Railroad ?f^ri Letter frem Han. J*hn Mlatr B?tt?, Virginia. Richmond, July 1SSS. Mcssnj Wm. 8. Beers A Co : Gents?Consider ations <#daty to the iiUlcted alone prompt m? to send you thin voluntary testimonial to the great value of llCarter,s Spanish Mixturefor that almost incurable disease, Scrofula. Without being disposed or deeming It neoewary to go into the particulars of, the case, I can say that the astonishing results that have been pro duced by the use of that medicine on a member of ray own family, and under my own observation and superintendence, after the skill of the best >hyslclans had been exhausted and all the usual remedies had failed, fully justify me in recom mending Its use to all who may be suffering from that dreadful malady. I do not" mean to say that It Is adapted to all constitutions, or that It will afford the same relief In all cases; for, of course, 1 can know nothing about that?but of what I have seen of the effects, I would not hesitate to use it, in any and every case of Scrofula, with persons for whom 1 felt an interest, or over whom I could exercise influence or control. Respectfully, yours, Jno.M.Botts. ID" 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, and to ejypel from the bowels all unhealthy secre tions 'ITiis should be done by some gentle med icine that, in its action, will not debilitate the sys tem, impair the nerves, or becloud the natural spirits, for which purpose we know of no remedy ever vet invented that can begin to approach in ef ficacy the celebrated PREMIUM BITTERS, manufactured from purely vegetable substances by Elijah Baker, of Richmond city, and sold throughout the country by apothecaries generally. These Bitters are peculiar to the summer and fall diseases of a Southern climate, and, when taken according to directions, are a sure cure for Dyspep sia Diarrhea, Dysentery, Cramp. Cholic. Cholera Morbus. Ague arid Fever, Sour Stomach, Nervous Headache, and almost every other affection aris ing from impurity of the blood or disordered stom ach . To those who have not yet tested the superi ority of Baker's Premium Bitters, as a family mediclne, over all others known to the civilized world, we say lose no time in doing so, as they will afiord alriiost Instant relief. Try them by all means. Price 5? cents per bottle. To be had of CHAS. STOTT A CO., Wash ington. D. C: CAN BY A HATCH, and SETH 9. HANCE, Baltimore; and by Druggists every where. eo3t |Ayer's Cathartic Pills?Pills that are Pills!?Prof. Hates, State Chemist of Massa chusetts, says they are the best of all Pills, and an nexed are the persons who certify that Dr. Hayes knows, vix: Lemuel Shaw, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mass. Emory Washburn, Governor of Mass. W.aJ. Pldnkett, Lieut. Gov. Mass. Edward Everett, Ex-Sec. of State and Sena tor U. S. Robert C. Winthro?, Ex-Speaker House of Reps., U. S. A. Abbott Lawrinci, Minister Plenlpo. to Great Britain. fJoHsB. Fitzpatrick, Catholic Bishop of Boston. MBN TEAT ABE MEN ! Among the diseases Chis Pill has cured with as tonishing rapidity, we may mention Costiveness, Bilious Complaints. Rheumatism. Dropsy, Heartburn, Headache arising from afoul Stomach, Nausea, Indigestion. Morbid inaction of the Bowels and pain arising therefrom. Flatu lency, Loss of Appetite, all Ulcerous and Cutane ous Diseases, which require an evacuant medicine, Scrofula or King's Evil. They also by purifying the blood and stimulating the system, cure many complaints which it would not be supposed they could reach; such as Deafness, Partial Blindness. Neuralgia aad Nervous Irritability, Derangement oftheLiver and Kidneys, Gout, and other kin dred complaints arising from a low state of the l?ody or obstructions of its functions. They ?art the best Purgative Medicine ever discovered, and you will but need to use them once to know It. Prepared by DR. J. C. AVER, Lowell, Mass., and sold by every respectable druggist. Sold by Z D OILMAN, Washington, O. M LINTHlCUM, Georgetown; JAMES COOK A CO., Fredericksburg. le 17?2m }?/- Z. D. Oilman, Druggist, has remeved toiWH Seventh street, opposite the Patriotic Bank, and Is now prepared to til all orders for Medicine Paints, Oil ana Glass on accommodating terms Strict attention will be paid to physician's pre scriptions at ail hours of the day and night. The night bell is on the right of the store door. ap 11 |?7*The Marble Hall Clothing Emporium Browns' Hotel Building, offer unusual 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 be equalled for the coming seasons, our present stock of Coats, Vests and Pantaloons will be sold at pri ces that cannot tall to please. C?*shmerett. Drap Ue Eta, Cassimefes, Alpaca Drillings, Linen*, Marseilles, Ac., of superio -i and workmanship au 9 NOAII WALKER A CO. ffy Premiums at the Fairs?Wliitehurst'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. h.No received two meaats 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, bctweeen Four-and-a-half arid Sixth streets. feb 17 O" Or* Holland'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 fur him to despair. We care not how weak, low, nei vous, ana irritable he mav be, the cordial prop erties of HOOFI.AND S GftRM*N JITTERS, prepared by Dr. C. I?J. Jackson, Philadelphia, are stronger than the many-headed monster, which is preying upon his body and mind; and If he chooses to try them, we will insure a speedy cure. See advertisement. je 7?3m KMKR1EU. in Georgetown, on the 5th instant, by the Rev Mr Collins, Mr AUGUSTUS BROWN to Miss ELIZABETH KELLY. And. by the same, on the 7th Inst , Mr. E. GOODWIN to Miss MARY RUBKRTA KING, all of the District of Colum bia. On the 11th Instant, after a lingering illness, ROSA, youngest daughter of Martha E and the late Franklin Thomas, aged 13 months and 1!' days. * ft BASKETS?Work, Card, Traveliw, Knife. Key. Cigar, Office, Market an?i Clothes Bas kets. tf you want a good basket, at a low price, call al.490 Seventh street. G. FRANCIS, au 8? BOOT AND SHOE STOKE REMOVED. C^EORGE BREMER has removed his well * known (ientlcr^eu s LOOT AND, SHOE Stor?4 and Factory from 11th street,] bfciwecu Pa. avenue and E street, to Pa avenue, afew doors above Wlllards' Hotel. He Is prepared in his new premises to give satis faction to all. G B. has by dint of great care in purchasing hb stock, employing none but A No. 1 wofkmen, ami by his capacity to fit his curturaors so as to have his work set very ?v?y <?n the foot, while it al ways exhlhiU the most 'fashionable style, earned imputation in his business second to that of no otLer Ciistom-work boot and shoe nuk r in the Union. He solicits the patronage of ail. and hh terms will be moet reasonable to all. Jy C'OPARTWKRSHiP. THE undersigned have this day formed a co partnership under the name and style ol HARTLY A BRO.,-for the purpose of transact ing a Flour and General Commisshm business, at 1?)T Water street, Georgetown N. B. HARTLEY, E. D HARTLEY. Georgetown, D. C., August 1,1S55. au 'J?Ira* DAGUERREAN GALLERY FOR SALE in Alexandria, Va. One of the best rosms In Alexandria. Will be sold cheap for cash. Any persin who wants to learn the business will hi* :aught; and also will teach the art of Photograph free. That alone is worth one hundred dollars to any artist. Two Artist? wanted to color Photographs. Address "R A C," Artist, Ale:.andria, Va. au 9?Iw# WATER C OOLERS.?Some of the hand soruest and best very way in the city, will be sold at reduced prices. Also, Double Ice Pitchers, lower than ever, at the Housekeepers' Furnishing Store, 49y Seventh street. G. FRANCIS. ? au 4? JIKS. A. C. REDMOND'S NEW Gallery of Daguerrean Art and Photo graphing is at No. *290 Pa. avenue, northeast corner of llth street, over Ford A Bro's Drug Store, Washington. Pictures taken at 50 rents and upwards. Mm. R is a graduate of Whitehurst's establish ment. au 6? A CARD.?The subscriber informs his friends ^ ? and the public that he Is now able to attend to his business. He can be found at his old ?? alls, Centre Market, ready to wait on them, as he always has done heretofore The best of BEEF alwaUoahand. JNO. WALKER. jyiS?tf ' Victualler. ? WANTS. INFORMATION IS WANTED OF SARAH ANN McNALLEY, who left Brooklyn, N-Y. two yean ago, and Is supposed to be in this city

or neighborhood. Should she see this advertise ment and apply to MICHAEI, BRANNAN. at the Marine Hnrracks. *be will get information of her father and brotheryames. au 15? It* WANTED?A GOOD \VASHER~AND ironer,.that can bring good recommenda tions A German woman preferred Apply at the southwest corner of Pa. avenue and 9th st." au 15?tf WANTED?BY A YOUNG MAN OF THE cltr, n Situation In a Book and Stationery Store, flecan fnrnlsh the best recommendation* of his integrity. moral character, Ac., if required Address UR P Q." through Washington City Post office. v an 15?2t# * WANTED?BY A MARRIED MAN. WHO has no children, a situation a* farmer and vegetable gardener. He is capable of performing duties attached to said oc cupation. Address !*T RENEH AN, Otnh st., between G and II. au 13?3t* WANTED?A SMALL, RESPECTABLE, convenient House, in a good neighborhood, either in Georgetown or Washington. The ten ant will be punctual and probably permanent, and will take possession in October. Also, a respectable middle aged woman as housekeeper and seamstress; services required im mediately. Address "L," at this office, jy 23?2awtf WANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW tfcat they can get a lot 24 feet front by 130 feet deep, for the low price of #75?payable $4 a month without interest. Apply at tbeUnion Land Office 7th street, above. Oda Fellows' Hall. ap2b?Cm JOHN FOX, Sec. BOARDING. Board wanted for a gentleman and his wife, with a pleasant room, furnished or unfurnished, in a private family, or where there are but few boarders Addrdss '-Home." Star Office, stating terms and location. au 15?at* BOARDING?MRS. DUVALL, 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 eight table boarders. jy 30?tf _ BOARDING ?MRS. M. C. GREER. No. 5G0 Pennsylvania avenue, near the Capitol, "has sevral large and desirable rooms, suitable for families or single gentlemen, which she will rent with or without lioard. at moderate price*. Also, transient boarders can be accommodated with board by the day or meal Her table is at all time supplied with the best the market can afford, au S?eo2w (Bait Sun) BOARD, Ac ? MRS. BATES,O.N THES. W. corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 9th 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 fi?tf FOR SALE AND RENT. rpo RENT?IN ONE OF THE BEST LO A cations in the city, a new and convenient dwelling house, with gas, water, Ac. Apply at No. 357 I st., between 13th and 11th. au 15-3r* For sale?a very desirable cot t.ige residence, on 4^ street, Island, No. ?97. The hous? contains eight spacious and airy rooms pantry and cellar. It is situated in a very im proving part of the city, and will be sold on pleas ing term-, if early application is made. For fur ther particulars enq ire on the premises, or of J S. FINCH, corner 1-th and E streets au 15?3t* Rooms for rent?a parlor and several very pleasant furnished Chambers for rent, in a new brick bouse. Also, a small frame Hou^r* tor rent or for sale. Title good. Apply to E. K. LUNDY, au 8 No. 4G Louisiana avenue. FOR SALE?TWO HUNDRKD LOTS. Price 875each. Two years' credit, or 10 per cent, discount for cash. Apptv atthe Union Land Office, 7th street, above Oda Fellow^' Hall. jv 3m Lots for sal k.?two or three tood Building Lots la a rapidly improving neighborhood for i?aie on tea years' credit. Apply to J. H. DRUR\\ Jy ai-tf f*OR SALE.?A SMALL FRAME HOUSE and Lot, No. 50 Louisiana avenue, Washing ton. It presents a rare opportunity to a person wishing to ;nakc a g??od investment. Also, a three-story Brick House and Lot, No. 57 High street, Georgetown, Lot 26 feet front b" i'eeldeep; will be sold low and on a lev oioqi Apply at 46 Louisiana avenue. jjf ?Jj?tf I R ENTS RFDUCbu TO SUIT THE TIMES > IV Sit* ;? year will be received for the rent of 1 those new and convenient Cottages ai Kendall Green, with two a?re? of ground, stable, wood shed, and otherconvenience* attached. . P imptof pure waier are near the door, and comraanWtloj is had with Georgetown by way of It c.nd :e*;veuth street a..d Pennsylvania avenue, uiwrning and af ternoon, at the usual far?, ior the accommodation of clerk; in the tm^uu. To*(-curt the advantage of this irreat reduction of rent, tmmt dial* apiiiimtion must be made to the undersigned, either by letter or at his house at Kendall Green, after office hours, where the keys may be had and the houses inspected a. any time. Several of these residence-- be sold on libe ral terms. WM. STICKNEY, No. 4, Kendall Green. N. b ? Rents psld qna.terly ia ad /-asci. ap ??eotf FOR SALE?A VERV VALUABLE FARM, well fenced and well watered, and in a higu state of cultivation, situated In Prince Geor?e co., running down to th? Montgomery county line, 7 or b mUes north of Washington and 1X milt i t-asl of 7lli sireet. on the Rock Creek Church Koad The Improvements consist of a good fsrm house a Swiss barn, with stables attached, and all other necessary improvements. It contains acres. 75 of which are under cultivation, the remainder in heavy oak timber A portion of the farm. 1* well adapted for a market gc.rd a. For further information apply to RottFitT EAR I. Livery Stables, H sweet, near 2U; st. au 13?eofit fJOR RENT OR SALE?A "cWwMM Lef $*** ? i' '?- 1 , -?orthem Liberties. Enquire of . ~. ..icCOLLUM, ?th and K streets, Northern Liberties. au 1"'?eotf FOR RENT?A FURNISHED ROOM, suit able for a single gentleman. The loc\ ion is very convenient, being in the immediate vicinity of the Public Departments, nfar the President s Mansion. For address apply at 216 Pa. avenue, au 1(1?eoSt* FOR RENT?A HOUSE, containing 7 rooms, In a t'ne location, where there is a liood open ing for a Muall select school. School Room Fur niture with some other fcr sale. Enquire at C street. au2 ? eciw PRIVATE S A L E .?SEVERAL FRAME Bouses, suitable for large or small families, containing from 4 to 10 rooms each, on square <outh of Sjuare5t6, between 4th and 5th streets, ind fronting Massachusetts avenue and I street j Terms made easy. Enquire on said square at N o J04 au 4?eotf fj*0 R REN T?A TWO-STORY FRAME House, with basement, slyiated on Prospect Hill, Georgetown, commanding a beautiful view of the Potomac river. Apply to T. O. Donaoghue near the Cathcilc Church, or R. H. Trunnel, No. 73 Frederick strec;, Georgetown, D. C. Jy m FO R K E N I ?S EV ERA L H A N DSOM E PA R lors and Chambers, with licird. Also. Table and Tmnsient Board. Inquire at .Vlrs SMITH'S, *233 F street. ap V??tf T Si UOOSEK "OLIVE" FOR fl ALE. Ill"' subscribers having no use for said vessel, which has ecn thoroughly repaired, will sell a bargain to any one wishing to^Qgfa^ purchase by calling on C. Myers i!t Son, at tueir Wood and Coal Yard, No. '27 Water st , George own, D C. C. MYERS A SON. au 7?tf GENTLEMEN'S UNDERGARMENTS. WE have a large and line assortment of Silk, Gauze, Merino and Cotton Undershirts, lin en and cotton Drawers, White and colored Snirt*, Hosiery, Ac., which we ar? now ottering at v.'ry low prices. WALL A STEPHENS, 3W Pa. ave.. next door to iron Ilall. Jy 11?tf [News] PLEASANT HESORT. SPRING GARDENS, (formerly Favier's Gar den) on M street, between 17th and 18th, open every day and evening through the week On Sunday Coffee, CThocola'e, Ice C;eam, Ac., is for sale, wo spiritoiu liquors allowed on Sun day * CHRISTIAN L1GHTBECKER au 10?iw* CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, is highly recommenced for the above. Will be sent to any pert of the District free of charge. Send your orders to 84 Bridge st.. Gcorgftiwn. Jya-eotf AUCTION SALES. ByGREPN * SCOTT, iaeltoBtm. EUTEXSIVE % ALE OF MAHOGANY, A Walnat. and *lkrr FaraiUrf at Aac? tiaa.?On FRIDAY, the 17th lotUni. i?ihill sell, at the southwest corner of 7th and D streets, iver the Patiiotic Bank, at 10 o'clock a. in., a large assortment of excellent Furniture, via: Mahogany Sofas, sofa Bedsteads, Lounges, and and Union Chairs Do rooking, parlor, revolving and castor Chairs ... Do fine Wardrobes, ccntre, raid, dining. and other Tables Do marhle top centre, side, sofa and other Table* Do marble top Sideboard, dressing and other Bureau* Do marble top Waah Clo*t* and Night * .stands Do Bookcases and Secretaries and Writing Desk Do and walnut Hat racks, Criba and Cra dles Do F reach and walnut Cottage Bedstead* ?J finely painted cottage Chamber Sets Cane, otttce. fancv rush, rocking and o'her Chairs Gilt and mahogahy and walnut frame Looking Glasse* Feather Beds, hair and shuck Mattresses China, glass and crockery Ware 3 Copying Presses, Mann's patent With nany other articles which we deem on necessary to enumerate Terms: All sums of and under ?2-5 rash : over that stun a credit ?f 4. 3, and 4 months, for notes secured satisfactorily, bearing interest The above stock of Furniture Is new and In per fect order, and will be sold to th*? high?*t bidder. GREEN A SCOTT, au 1>?d Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers Building lots at auction on 3d street west between tl and N sts. soath. On MONDAY, the 2Uth Instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, atti o'clock p in..Lots No. 14, IS, 18 and IT, in squaie 506. fronting 30 ft. each on 3d street, between M and N street* south. Ternu : One-half cash; the balance in 6 and 12 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of the sale A deed given and a deed of trust tnken GREEN A SCOTT, au IS?d Auctioneers By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneer*. Large and commodious brick House and Lot on t apltel Hill at Auc tion.?On TUESDAY, the'ilst instant, we shall sell, at 5 o'clock, p m . on the premises, the large and well built three-, torv brick House, lately oc cupind by the Hon. Jud^e Crunch, tltuated on Delaware avenue, next to the corner of north U street, near the north gate of the Capitol. The house contains thirteen conveniently arranged rooms and wide passage through the house, a..d built with thick walls, and a cellar u".der the whole buildir j?. and th* lot *eing half of Lot No 6, in Square fi-tt, hav>n*( a front of thirty feet six inches, running 1S*? feet seven inches to a thirty feet alley. The above described property is certainly one of the handsomest locations and most beautiful aites in Washington, presenting the most com manding view. There is also a pump cf excellent wat^r near the door. Terms: One-fourth cash; balance a credit of 1 and 2 years, the purchaser to give notes for *'af j deferred payments, bearing interest from 'jg jar j sale * ' A deed uiven and a deed bf trust taken. fitle indisputable, ? CRF.EN k SCOTT, i au 15 4 Anctloneers By C..W BOTELEil. Am tioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE Real Estate on the tslnnd. Dwelling Houses and Building Lots.?By virtue of a deed of trust bearing date on the fourth day of August. I",!, and recorded in Liber J AS .No M. folios :?2, Jb /> -..V- : ?in - i? - ? ? ? less subdivision of square No. 515. fronting h 25 feci on Van strtet. oetween 3d and 1 * sts. west aud N and M street* south bv 13*' fee; <l?-ep to a fifteen feet alley, with the buildit-gs and ini provements. which consist of two well-built and comfortable fram- dwelling' houses Th?, above property is eligibly situated in a de slrable arid rapidly nup.oving part of the city, j and will be soli either as a whole or ia separate lots, as may be ; red and offers a very favorable j opportunity tr persons desirous to obtain a resl j dence or building lo'?. or investing. j The terms of sale will be one-third caah; and j the balance in ?# and 12 months, f,.r notes bearing internal from day of sale, at d serured by deed of : tr<i?l upon the property; arid if not compiled with I in six ca a after the sale, tbe property fthe terms of which are not so complied with) will lie resold j upon one week's notice, at the risk andexpense of the defaulting purtha>*r. ? Ail convevancinu at expense of purchasers. CHAHl fclS S W A I. L AC H. Trustee C W. BOTELER, au 1>?eoAd? Auctioneer. By JAS. C McGUlRK, Auctioneer. i superior ?mwiitfltiro niM Forte, Hundsjiit" Furaitnr* and House hold lli'fects nt Ftil.lic ^aie.?On TUESDAY morning, August21st. at rO o'clock, at the resi ' denre of J . C Fremont. E?.; , on C ?t , between 3d and 4^ streets. I shall sell al! of his excellent i Fianiturt-ard Household Ffferts, comprising? 1 Superior Rosewood rase Gr-i?d Piano, to or der in Vienna Suite of Carvd Walnut Parlor Furniture, covered with green aad goid Bro< atelle. consisting of Sofas, Arm, Sewing, Reception and Par lor Chairs Rosewood Morocco covered Spring Sofa and Chaiis to match Two handsome carved Walnut gla^ .-front Book cases Walnut and Mahogany Secretaries, Whatnots ? Marble tOL. etu<Te ana Sofa Tables j Elegant Fr-iich Plate Mantel andOval Pier Glas ses. in rirh gilt frames Pair of Gilt Gas Chandelitrs, China Vases Gothic Armchairs. Ru?h seat Fancy Chairs Covered walnut extension Tables Maible-top Sideboards Walnut Rout Tables' Brussels Parlor, Hall, Stair, aiulCaaiMOer car pet* Mahogany hall Chairs, Kauaie Walnut marble-top Dressing and P^j,, Hurra'ts Do \% ardrobeS, marble-too .vn<hstands iron, French. Cottage aad otW with i'svche i4i*'W<, Counterpm-^. Bl tnke* ? !v-- ??la-?ses. two wabu.t cane st-at l.oungcs Air ut Crib and Bedding. Toilet S?'t? Window Curtains. Shades. Bugs Oilcloth Superior Refrigerator, Hall and other Stoves Silver-plated Castors China, tlnss and crockery Ware Together with a general assortment of Kit?:beu Uteasils. Terms: $30 and under ctsh; over that amount a credit of 6u and 90 days, for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing interest JAS. C. McGUlRE. au 13?d Auctioneer. By GREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers. Extensive sale of vauadlr Building Lot? on C apitol Hill ut Ah< - lion?On THURSDAY, the ltith iusiant, we shall sell, In front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p in., 1 tots A, B, C, D, 1., I ? G, ii, i, and K, in Crutchet'ssubdivision of Siju^.e .No. 7SI. TLd.e front on north E. between 2d and 3d streets east, averaging from 16 to ".??> i .vt front each, run ning back 120 feet to an alley They are hand somely located, aud pr<sen. r inducements t?? persons wishing to purr ha ^e<ood building lots Terms: One fourth cash ; baiauce in to, 12 aud lb months, for notes b? ar. $ i jttrcst. ? A d?ad given a id a deod of tru?i taken. Title indisputable. GREEN A SCOTT, au 10?4 Auctioneers. MARSHALL'S SALE. iN virtna <rf writ of Fiere Facias iv?aed from th?? Cierk a ofiict- of the Circuit Co irt of tbe Dis trict of Columbia for the county of Washington, and to ia* directed. I shall expose to public sale for cash, on MON DAY, th?* 27th of Auarust next, at the ftvrt of the Court House door at 12 o'eloct M., 'bo fvik>wiu? property, vii: All that piece or parcel of ground lying aad being in the city of Washington, and known on the plat of said city ai> ti^e wnt half of siuare No. 753, bein^ lots No 4, 5,8,7,8,0. 10, II. 12. 13,14, aud 15 in said square No. 753, together with all and singular the improvements thereon ; K??izt-d and levied upon as the property of James Crutchett, and sold to siJh fy Judicial No. 5b to October term 1?64. i;i favor of Charles N. Not 11 and Henry Decoursey J. D HOOVER, Marshal for th? District of Columbia, au 2?d20t MARSHAL'S SALE. IN virtue of a writ of Fiere Farias issued from the Clerk's clflce of the Circuit Court of lh>' District of Columbia for the county of VV? .hingto!! and to me dlre<-ted. 1 shall expose to public tair for rash on MONDAY, the ZT'h day of Augiu next, at the front of the Court House door |y o'clock M , the following property, viz i All tha' part of lot No. 13, in square No 7G2. beginning for the said part of said let at the ncrtheast corner of said square, and runnlag thenreno th westwar^iy with the line of Pennsylvania Ayeni;? fcj tbe nee south weatwardly 67 feet, together wit); all and singular tha improvements thetvswi. set ted and levied upon as the property of Hor-.t*a R Merry man. and sold to satisf? J uaxlal No. 70, to Octo ber term ISM, in favor i>f Peter 11. lloot i Co 3 D HOOVER, Marshal for the District ef Colombia, au 3?4211 M [EMOIRS OF THECOUNTE8SOF BLES L slngton, by R R Madden, M R. I - A., voU, FRANCfc TAYLO*. V TBITORAFHIC NEWS RCrORTRO FOR THE EVENING ITAH. LATER FROM EUROPE. ARRIVAL 01 STEAMSHIP LXBAVOX ???? ? m l ? ? Nkw York. August 16 ?The new Cinvd steamer Lebauon with two day* ItUr European date* has arrived. The Collins steamer Baltic arrived out on the 29th of July. A distinguuhed Plunder. named Co?t: Zamoyski, had arrived la London by invila tion of the G< vernmect. Uia visit it ?apposed to have reference to the affairs of Poland, now under discussion in ministerial circle*. LIVERPOOL MARKETS. Richardson, Spence A Co. cjuote as follow* . The later advices from the I nitcd State* had a favorable effect up?n the cotton matkat. th? market is stcadv and prices are unchanged Sale* on Monday 8,000 bake#; to speculator* 2,000 bale4 BrcadntnfT.s are generally unchanged, and the weather ha< boon favorable to the cropa Wheat and flour are dull. Corn is steady and price? are variable, without specific chance White corn, ?; yellow, 5Xja3$s.; mixed, i Provisions are generally unchanged. Lard has advanced Is. Sugar is steady. Coffee in dull. TIIB LATEST . ? Nothing whatever has oocurred to alter the aspect of affairs. The German relations con tinue nnsatisfactofy. Crimean dates of the 27th give nothing new. The Hermann arrived at Southampton on the 30*h ? Consols are unchanged. Cotton u steady and unchanged. Bead-tuff* are dull. Non-arrival of the Halifax Steamer. Halifax, Aug. 15, 12 m.?There are yel no signs of the Cunard steamer now due hei*. JJ The Fever in Norfolk and Forintonth. Norfolk. Ang. 1J ?To-day there were* eight deathi in the city and three in the hospi tal from the yellow fever. In Portemouth twenty d^kths were reported. Deaths of the Falmouth Naw ToRjkf Aug. 15 ?Three more death* fmm the yellow fever have taken place en tb? L ni* ed States ship Falmouth, now at the quar antine station. The Frigate Morrimac. Bostox, Aug 15.?The steam-frigate Merri mae was floated out of the dry-dock yester day. Departure of the Asia Bosto.v Aug. 15.?The Aria -ailed at noon to-day with 175 passengers and fS50.000 in specie. New York Markets. New York. Aug 15.?Cotton is unchanged Fl>mr has advanced Is.; common to straight State brands at $*9.12; go>d OLio 59.25 Southern is unchanged Wheat is stiffcr. but not quotably higher Corn id a trifle higher: mixed 88a&9 Pro \ isious are firm, with a slight advance on pork. Baltimore Markets Baltimore. Aug. 15?Flour?The salos :hi* morning were limited Howard Mr^et SS afS 75. City Mills has advanced 12Jc ; sale at SS.62$. W beat i? firm with an ad ranee of la2e.: white at S1.92a$l 97?red at *1 S2h. *1 yo.. C<?rn has advanced a tnfie; white at V0a9le.: yellow 93a94c. Stock Market. New York. August 15 ?Stocks are better. Money is easy. Virginia 5's, 9j>|. E By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneer*. KTRSSIVE SALE OFtARRIACES. ( uadnnakeri' a*d R)n<-kstn??ha' Tool*. Lumber, Shop Fixtures., fee., at Auction On TUESDAY, the 21st instant. w? shall sell, commencing at 10 o'clock a in., at the C'? b Factory of Messrs Ilas'.up ar.d Weedin, it the cornerof yth and C stree s, tiiuued*atel> w?-st of the Owtw Market, Washington, all the stock In the establishment. vli: Au assortment of Famllv Carriage*. Coarh<5.. Buggies. aH.Wfl] finished in the bent style Several unfinished aud second-hand Carr <arrs Busies * ' Also, the stock of Lumber, which 1* well sea soned; such as Spokes, Ilub?, Fellows. finished and unfinished Carriage and Buggy Wheels; hicknry, ash and cherry in the plank A large lot of Coah makers TWs. Benches and Vices A large lot of Toiws In Blacksmith s shop, Bel Lows AnvUs, Patnts aad Fainting Apparatus A lcrg* lot of Iron 'ani) SpringsTor Carriages W ith many ol?-er article> which we deem un u<* esmrv to enumerate The aV,vr mentioned stock will positively be *,va* \o the highest bidder Terms : Urider SoO cash; over f5?> a credit of 2. 4, and 6 months, for notes satisfaclorlly en dorsed, bearing Interest URF.EN A SCOTT, au3?eods Auctioneer*. MADAME K.'S ARRIVAL. MADAME R respectfully lnfomsthe public in general, 'hat she will give Information in all the adairs relating to Life' Health, Wealth Marriages, Love. Journeys, l^aw Suits. Difflrn ties in Business. Absent Friends, S ckness. and Death, and in respect to all other subjects. She is also able to tell the ages of persons by reading numbere. All those who wish to consult Madame K . will please c*U soon, as she will re main in the citv but a short time She e^n b< ronsalted at all hours of the day and evening. Her name is on the door?No. Uil D st., three doors from I' th. Ladies. 50 cents, and gentlemen the same au 10?5t* NATIONAL HOTEL. NORFOLK, VA B. B. WALTERS. Proprietor. HAVING puit Lased theabore well kn?,wa tt> tablishment, 1 respectfaliv inform nv ^ ? v-- if? ?-? - ?~ frtendk and the travelini; p.iblic. that !be aouse has been thorough!) reno atetl ? ' tewlv furnished throughout, and U now oren f?-r tLe rt-reptlon of pernian?-nt and transient b- ard ^r? I return my sincere thank* to niv friends ar>d he public geuetaHy for the lil?nl patronage ei enued to m** foi the )a?t twenty-'hiee \ d. ?esp- ctful'.y solicit a continuance of the -aine. as .uring tt e'm that nothing will be lef! ur done tr> a?ke them at HOME while sojourning at the Ni lonal N B.?A four-horse stage Coach leaves the !*a ional Hotel every Tu-sday. Thursday, and Sat irdav for Kll^abeth City, Si. C. an 10?1m B B WALTERS GEORGE F. KlDWELL It CO., DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF COALS AND W0CD, FOURTEENTH STREET, (o;/pcm# FV??*. It* F.nci*f Houtr.) have now on hand every rticle in their line, which will be sold at prlrcw atult the times. They solicit a share of public ?a'ronage, pledging themselves to give satiktir lon to ul. N. B ?A cargo of White arid Red Ash Coel afloat) will be sold low If ordered from '.fa-- wharf Jy CO?eolm* WOTIC E. 3ROPOSAT.S will be received until the JTtl? irst., for furnishing the Treasury LtepaMroent rlth one hundred cords of Hickory and one hun red aad ilfly cords of Oak WOOD, or any pot - oa thereof not less than *A> coids Th wcoa to e . f the l*?st quality, and tq be delivered, eordtd id measured on the promts s wttbout exper?* ?the Department. And. also, for from ISO to '20H ?ns of best CumV^erlann COAL, ail lumps. ?. M McKKAN, Superiatendent S. E. E*. Building a^l^ott? I C E J rt'ST received, per Schooner Kate Helen, two ' hundred and llhy tons first quality Boston lee. L J. MIDDlETO.N. Office and Depot corner F and 12th sts au Ift?eolw DENTISTRY. )R. V 8H1NN, Ornd lateof thaPb College of Dental Surgery, respect - 1II7 Informs the residents of Georgw-^ wn and Its vicinity that he has loca d himself amongw them for the purpose oI prue ?lng his profession. Office 111 Washington st , above B^dge strwt^ eorgetown, D. C. damAeoi?%