Newspaper of Evening Star, August 29, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 29, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAB, PUBLISHED KVEKV AKTCH5IUU1, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At tkt Stir comfT of Pemmsflvtutf avemut and Klft'.atk itrttt, By W. D. WALLACE, Will be -wived to subscriber* by carriers at SIX A^D A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly |o the Agents; paper* served In package* at 37# Cirit* per month. To mail subscribers the sub scription prlcels THREE DOLLAR:* AND FIF TY CENTS a year isadranrt, TWO DOLLARS for sit months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of cents a week. i?T SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VJ. WASHINGTON, I). WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1855. NO. 82S. THE WEEKLY STAR. This excellent Family and News Journal?con talnlng a greater variety of Interesting raiding than car be found tn any other?Is published on Sati.r day morning. IWH. 1 Single copy, per annnm f i (*> TO fLFBI. Flvecopte* V <?" Ten copies S *?? Twenty copies 15 IC^Cash, imiitKT tn advabc*. 117- Single copies (In wrappers) can be procured at the counter, immediately after the lsaue of the paper Price?Tn ana Cants. PosTMASTaas who act as agents will be allowed a commission of twenty ner cent J0H3 * ILVA**. WILLIAM THOMPSON. ELVAXS Ic THOMPSON, nSALLHi ;.N HARDWARE, COACH TRIMMINGS, Ac., !%?. 3'Jb PrBDiTlTBilaiTfaup, bt'.\Mi** ami T*ntk its, IFajAtM{{oii, D. C HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver, Albata and silver Pla ted. Tea, Table and Dessert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steels, knives with and with out F orks Brass. Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waffle 1 rons, Sad Irons Masl'n and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnaces, Grid Irons, Ovens, Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage, Closet. Cupboard,Chest, Till, Pad and Trunk Locks Shuttle. Door, and Blind H Inges, Screws. Cut and Wrought Nails. Bolts Brad's Shutter Screw* and Stubbs. Door Springs, Handrail Screws., Door Knobs yell Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair C'.oth, Curled Hair, Moss, Gimps, sofa and Chair Springs Venitlan Blind Hooks. Hack Pulleys, Roller End? Brackets, Furniture Nails Clue, Cottn Ha;idles and Screws, Diamond Sere* Plates, Ac CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes Saws, Drawing Knives Spckeshavta, Chisels and Gouges, Plane Irons Augers. Braces and Bitts, Borirg Machluc?, Ease ment, Hatchets, Dnvels Bevels. Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS. Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spokes. Hubs. Bows, Poles Sleigh Runners, Silvered and Brass Dasds, Stump Joints, Stump Collars. Top Props Curtain Frames, Lamps, In>ide Linings, Lining Silks, Damnk, Seaming Cord:; Tuft*. Tassels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laces, and Plain and En3melled Canvass Russia Dock, Enamelled Leather, La>n Leather, Ac. ELVANS A THOMPSON, je 1?Gm 3tfl Pa. avenue. GLEN W OOD ( t tltTtKV, Oiiice No. 292 Pa. are., corner 1Mb street, (OVKK THK SAVIJIC'S BANK.) flMIl* CEMETERY is laid out on the plan of 1 theceleorated Greenwood, of New York, and situate! on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north of Uie Capitol?North Capitol street leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a i barter from Con gress. appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes,tuakiug a fee title to the purchaser, and prohibiting all encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which is of vast importance to those who wish their dead to repo>e where they have placed thtxi, for it has become n custom in all other cities when the burial gro.iud becomes valu able for other purpoMfs. to sell it, and throw the dead promiscuously iuto one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, as no titles are given to the ground. N B ?Otflce open from 11) to 12 o'clock a. m , where Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws. and a map of the ground, and all o'her in formation, can be obtained. All orders left with Mr. James F. Harvey. No. 41?:*eventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je Id?ly AMERICAN HOTEL, No. 496 fa ar'Hiet, a ' ^ nn-' &tK ftreetf, S. HEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, PBOPE.1KTC?.?. Jy 6?Cm CO FUN WARt.lOOIl, A'?. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., CNDERTA ? KKRS?residence41S Seventh Street, between G and H streets 1 ntennents procured in anv ground or cemetery Comm. Caps, Shrouds, Carriages, Hearse, and every article lor interments of the best quality furnished at short notice, on the most reasonable terms, and at all Lr?irs of the Bight Having the ex? lu .i^e right of Cramp's Patent Corpse Preerver, we guarantee to keep the dead for acf! length of time. jy 11?ly DENTISTRY. O B DON A LI>SON, Dentist, late of the firm of IV* Hant A Doraidson, continues to ^ manufacture and insert those beautlf porcelain tee'.h, with or vltkMl for specimens of which (made and deposited by the late hr:u; was awarded the Urst p .-miiun at the Mechanics' institute Fair, recently hold in ?lis city. These teeth are car.ed ar.d shaded to ruit each parti. ?uiar case, and their reserviblauce to the natu ral organs Is so perfect as to dective the most prac tised eye Particular r.tJentlon also pa'.d to JLULg aud pre ?ervlr.g the natural teeth. Charges moderate, ami alloperatiois-varraated OUce southwest coraer of Seventh and D streets. ?entr&ncc on D mar 21?1m DK?!T"ST?i Y. DR. M'J.NSON re?p<-ttfcliy caJ.s public atten tion to his new, patent and great ly IMPROVED meihodof aettlng Ar-i tificial Teeifc. with Coniiu _os 'f' Iheverv PERFECTION UF'THE ART. Tais Kyle oi Teeth tao the following advantages over ail othtrs, viz: GREAT STRENGTH. CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vielng with Nature ia tnese rcspects, aud in some others exceULr* Public insptoli >.i is respectfully solic ited Please call and see soee'eae^s CAUTION .?No other Uer.tlsc la the DU'rict of Columbia ha- a rlgbt to ir.-k ? this style of teeth. N. B.?Teeth constitutionally atattby, plugged and warranted fur life. OUce ar.d house No. UHb ti stree:, near tne cor ner of Penna. avenue and 11th street. ap ?4?;f J 1ST RECEIVED AT JOE SHILLING ton's Periodica! Depot? Memoirs of the Rev. Sydney Smith, edited toy Mrs Austin Panama In l?>j, an account of ihe Pai. .ma it ail road. of the cities ux Pumiinaand Aspinwail, with sketches of Life and Cnaracter on the isthmus, by Robert Tomes Letters to the People on Health and Happiness, by Catherine E. Beecher. Memoirs of James Gordtn Bennett, and his Times, by a Journalist The Escaped Nun Banker's Daughter, tid vol, by Repnoids Rose Miltou, a romance. J. SHILLING TON ?S, Odeon Building, corner Pa. av and 4^ st. an ?l? A CARD. MRS. E. PHILLIPS, No. 101 sixth street, between G and H streets, desires to inform the citizens ot Washington a.id vicinity, that she Is now prepared ?o give Instructions on the PIANO FORTE She has taught music In some of the princlpsi cities of the Union and has testimonials showing that sue is fully com petent to discharge the tla;ie< of L?r profession to the satisfaction of those who may favor her with their patronage. Terms: flu for til Wsoas, at her residence, or Sl'i at the residence of h*?r pupils. je 1'1-eoJiu* NATIONAL HOTEL, NORi'OiuK, VA U. II. ALTERS, Proprietor. HAVING purchased the above well known ?*s tablishm>'nt, 1 respect/ally Inform rwv . .<4 friends and the travelwu public, that i?j| house his been thoroughly renovated iud?iA newly furnished througno.it, and Is n^w ?pen for the reception of permanent and transient board er*. 1 return my sincere thanks to my frtauds and the public generally for the liberal patri ate ex tended to me for the last tw< uty-threo yt^Ts. and respectfully solicit a cou'.inuan e of th? same, as suring tnem that nothing will oe i?ft uadone to make them at HOME whiie sojourning at the Na Uonal. M K?A four-horse staj^e C.?ach leaves the Na tional Hotel every Tuesday, Thursdty, and Sat urday for Elizabeth City, S ? C. au lu?1 m B. B. WALTEKS. PL RE BOSTON ICE. A PLEN T1F L' L supply of the above lndispen a\ sable article will oe kept on hand throughout the season, at the "Eldorado House,'' Pa. avenue between rid and 4% streets, where families resid ing in the ne'ghborhood can be ?ii|>piit*i in large or small quantities, at the lowest rates. CLEMENT REYNOLDS N. B ?Choice Wines, Brandies. Cigars, Ac. Dinners. Suppers, Ac., supplied ia good style, as usual, at shortest notice au <?eolni CURE FOR HOT WEATHER. ARNV'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanics' lattlt ;te Is highly recommended for tue above Will iw sent to any part of the District free of charge. Send your orders to HI lirld^** st., heorfMifi Jy *?eoUf DENTISTRY DR V. SHINN, Graduate of the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery, respect- gfTSE^ fully informs th" residents of Ge?rge-fl?f5m23t town and its vicinity that he has1 r tit ted himself amongst them for the purpose of prac tising his profession. Office 121 Washington st., above Bridge street, Georgetown, D O. i?25? je 25?dCmAeolm* WEBER'S BRASS AND STRING BAND. flMlIS old established and favorite band fur J- nish music as usual for Excursions, Sere nades, Pic Nics, Balls. Parties. Exhibitions, Ac Orders may be left at Hilbus & Hitz's Music De pot, or at the residence of the leader, four doors east of General Henderson's residence, Navy Yard, jy 23?2m PROSPERI'S CORNET HAND. THIS Band is suitable for any and all purposes, and Is warranted to give satisfac tlon to all those who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass, Reed, or Cotillon Band. Any number of musicians to be had at the-ehort est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPER I, Leader, at Taltavull's Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B.?Orders left at Hilbus ft Hitz's Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?lm SILVER WARE. HSEMKEN, 330 Pa. avenue, between 9th and ? Kith streets, offers his large stork of puie Silver Ware, consisting of Coffee and Tea Sets, complete. Sugar Bowls, Cream Goblets, Cups. Spoons and Forks, and a magnificent assortment or richly chased fancy silver ware suitable for gifts, at reduced prices. Persons in want of any of the above articles are invited to call. Being mostly of our own manufacture, we war rant it sterling. 1C7? Silvetware of any design mad-; to order at short notice. Particular attention It; paid in get ting up Testimonials, Premiums, Ac. au 1?tr ICE ICE I CCHARLES WERNER, oa Pa. avenue, oppo J site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the season, an ample supply of Pettlbone's best ICE, which he will s**ll, on call, in any quantities, at the lowest possible rr.tes. mav 2H?dtSep 30 BASKETS.?Work, Cant, Traveling, Knife, Key, Clsrar. Office, Market and Clothes Bas * ? * " keis call at aa _ ... v iw u*;n If you want a good basket, at a low price, it 4?o Seventh street. G. FRANCIS. B? SOMETHING TO OLD AND YOUNG. PP..OFESSOH VVDUD'S HAIR RESTORATIVE. THIS preparation, although le: s than two year* before tne public; owing to its wonderful ef fects uf on the humai' hair and s"iip, has already obtained a celebrity and sale perfectly wn paralleled. It has without the ordinary appliance used for such purpose?, won its way, and been heartily welcomed to most of the ritles and towns in the United states, the Canada:*, and the West India Island '. Nor i.-* this result surprising when It is mnembT'd that It- popularity Is based upon its merits, solely as established bv actual tests. That this preparation will actually Restore gray Hair to its Natural Color, produce a luxuriant, growth upon the heads of the bald, prevent the h:Jr from falling oil". and when used as a tonte ar ticle, produce a continual How of the natural tiuid and tnus render the hair soft, glassy and wavy, destroy disease* of the scalp, and ?'X|>el dandruff, the certificates of distinguished gentlemen ana ladies in every part of the country who have tried it, and therefore speax what tbev know, most ful ly attest. That by a proper use oftliis Restorative tne Lair can l?e made to attain and retain Its natu ral color to almost any age uloUed to humanitv, by removing the cause of di sease from the scalp no matter how long standing? the concurrent tes timonials of the press and the certificates of nu merous respectable indi^do^ q4 both sexes, to the use of this curative, as as of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before allu ded to, can be Lad of .ul agents. Brook field, Mass., Jan. 12,1S55. I'rof. Wood?Dear sir?Having made trial of your Hair Restorative, It gives in- pleasure to say that Its effect has been excellent in removing In flammation, dandruff', and a constant tendency to itching, with which 1 have lyen troubled from childhood, and has alsoc estored m/ hair, wnich was becoming gray, tot is original coior. 1 have used no other article, with anything like the same pleasure and profit Yours, truly . J K BRAGG. Pa&lor of Orthodox Church. lirookfteld. Capltl*, 111.. June 27, IH63. 1 Lave uncd Prof. O. J. Wood's Hair Restora tive, and have admired Its wonderful ett'ect. My hair waf becoming, an 1 thought, prematurely gray; but by the use of his "Ue-itoratlve" it has resumed its original color, and I have no doubt, permanently so SIDNEY BREESE, Ex-Senator United States P&07. Wood :?Dear Sir?My hair commenced faHinj off'some three or four yearn since, and con tinued to do so until I became q\?!te bald. I tried all the popular remedies of the day, but to no ef fect, at last 1 was Induced to use your celebrated Hair Restorative, and am ve.y happy to say It Is doing wonders I have row a fine growth of young hair, and cheerfully recommend its use to all similarly afflicted. A C WILLIAMSON, i:>3 Second street. Address O J WOOD A CO., Proprietors, 315 Broadway, New York, and 114 Market street, St. Louis, M'o. C. STOTT A CO , wholesale ar.d retail Agent, Washington. T. W. DYOTT (c SONS, General Wholesale Agent, Philadelphia, Pa au I?ly Proposals for liuildin- a Light-bouse oa Jones's Point, near Alexandria, Va. P' TREASURY DEPARTMENT, i Office Light-hoc?k Boakp. > Washington, Aug 22, IS55. ) ROPOSALS will b?- re< eivert until 12 o'clock m.. on the *?id of September next, when the bid-; will be opened, for furnishing the materials aiid building a light-house on Jones' Point, Po tomac river, near Alexandria, by the 30th of No vember next. It will l?e a framed building resting on brick foundation, and of one and a-laif-storv, with basement, having a circular tower on top for the support of the lantern?the horizontal dimensions bein? 3"t by 19 feet. Detailed drawings and specifications can be seen at this office, and at the odice of the collector at Alexandria. Should any bid be accepted, a contract will be executed at once for the woik. No payment will be made until the whole work is completed; and before it is received it must be Inspected and approved by the agent of the gov ernment appointed to Miperiuted the work?said agent having power to reject all mat-rials and workmanship, not In accordance with the terms of the contract. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids that may be deemed prejudicial to the public in terest All bids should be wiLd and addressed to the undersigned, tmdor>-d - Proposals for Jones's Point Light-house." EDM D L. F. HARDCASTLE, au !?eol m Engineer Secretary. riKST WARD LIVERY Ar<l> liALE STA BLES. IN announcing to the public of Washington that I have taken possession, by purchase, of the above Stables, an G street, near the War Department, (lately occupied by A. Schwartz,) 1 wi^i t?? Inform them that it wiU be entirely conducted by myself, and that all orders left upon the premises will be attended to punctually with elegant Carriages and careful drivers. The Riding School will be con ducted Oy a professional equestrian and perfectly docile horses; having stated hours for lady eques trians, In private or public,,as they may prefer. Particular attention will be paid to horses kept at Livery In his establishment. Persons requiring open barouches or family car riages, can oe satl*ra< torily accommodated, as Wv?ll as those desiring riding horses for gentlemen or ladles. FKIEDEKECK LAKEMEYER, Jy *1? 3m Ageat. COURT OF CLAIMS. THE undersigned will attend to any business ? which mav be confided to him as a commis sioner appointed by the Court of Claims to take testimony, or as au attorney and counsellor of said court. He may be found daily at the Capitol, In the room immediately opjwsitethe office of the clerk of the Court of Claims. 8'J3-2aWJw JOHN S. TYSON. FANCY HAIR ORNAMENTS. HSEMKEN. JEW EL Ell, ? No Pa. av.. bet. Mh and 10th sts., is prepared L> make to order any device that may l>e suggested such as Flower Bouquets, Bracelets, Breast Pins, Ear Rings, Chains, Crosses, Rings, Chartelains, Ac Also, Jet Ornaments for sale. Persons may rely upou their own hair be ing used. Jy 31?tr 1 EDUCATIONAL. SELECT CLASSICAL AMI >1 AT HEM AT ICAL ACAUE5TV'. 'PUK duties of my Academy will be resumed A on Mondav. 3d September. The number of pupils being limited to 25, my former patrons, who wish tneir sons or wards continued wi h me another session, are requested to inform me bv the 1st of September, in order that the places left va cant may be tilled by others Who have already ap plied or may yet apply. Terms. $12 50 per quarter of 11 weeks T. W. SIMPSON, Principal, M 27?3t# No. 161 West st . Georgetown. GEORGETOWNCLASSK AI, AND MATH EM AT 1(AL ACADEMY. THE dndersigted having rented the building in which the late \Vm. K. AbboU, Esq . so lone and so favorably conducted his Academy, ana having thus secured more ample accommodations ?wi!I receive an additional number of pupils. Early applications ar:^ particularly requested, as it is Important that all the w holars should be pres ent at the formation of the classes. The exercises will be resumed on Monday, Sep teiiil?er 3d. P. A. BOWEN. Principal, an 27 No. 94 West st.. Georgetown WASHINGTON SEMINARY. ritHE^xereises of this Institution will be re A sumed on Monday, Septeml>er :?d. H. J. DENECKERE, S. J., au 25?Iw President. KVGBY ACADEMY, Fvvrltentk street, icrst of Franklin Square. 1111B duties of this Institution will be resumed on the second Monday in September. Nuin ber if pupils limited. Circulars of the Academy can be obtained at the residence of the Principal, on N, between Pith and 13111 streets. G. F. MOR1SON. KROOKKVILLE ACADEMY, AI nigom'ry ro.. M>t. rpu E Fall Session of this Institution will com -I. mence on Monday, September :;d O^talinjues, containing full information relative to the School, may be obtain- d by addressing the Pri .'-.iral, at ll'ookevllle, Md.. or from Chas. 11. Lane, Esq., l'a. avenue. E. 13. PRKTTYMAN, A. M . au21?2w Principal. THE UNION ACADEMY. rjMIE Fifth Annual Sesslor. of the Union Acad -I emy; and the Sixth of the Union Female Academy, will open on the tir.st Monday In Sep tember, and continue 44 week*;. Terms as usual. Circulars at the Bookstore of ii Farnhain, K-q, and at the Rugby House, corner 14th and K sts. These Institutions are so organized and con ducted as to secure that mental and moral train ing which will best prepare the pupil for the real ties of life. Z. RICHARDS, Priii. U. A. Mrs.RICHARDS, Prlu. U. F. A. an 17?lm GEORGETOWN COLLEGE, 1> C. rjNAE next session of this Institution will enm " mence on Monday, Cie ld of September. The Kreriretory department and colleg.ate course are ota conducted by able and experienced Profe* snr i. who devote themselves to the moral and in tel> ritual advancement of tb??p r or.Ud? d to their care. A large and spacious building lia? just been ceipplcted to be used exclusively for the acrom mo'l iiion of the younger studen's Their dor mi ley play giounas, study h-ili, class rooms, Ac., will be entirely distinct froMi those of the other students, and olllcersespeciallv assigned will at tend then; in their pastimes aial pre-idn over their studies A complete separation will tL:;< beef feci"d between the younger ard older students, the advantages of which must )?e apparent to ail th<>-?-> who have the lea.;t experience in the educa tion nfyouth. The observatory of the College, its extensive Philosophical apparatus, rich anil varied libraries, and Cabinet of Minerals. Geological Specimens and Shells, afford to the Student- of this Institu tion advantages rarely to be met with. H A MAGUIRE, an 4?dim President. CENTRAL ACADEMY. TiltS Institution, formerly under the care of the late Rev. J. W. Winans, Principal, and S Merchant, Assistant, will be condu< ted here after by S MERCHANT. A B > Vrlnc'L. Rev. G \V . UORRA.\C:i, A 1 i , $ 1 "nc The fall term will comrrer.ce on the AM .Mon day of September. The course of instruction will be thorough, sound and practic I*or terms and particulars reference is made to circulars, which may he obtained ai the principal iiccittore* and at the Academy. s u 24 ?eo2w* MR. BUSHN ELL'S St HOOL, i??r 441 Thirteenth *treet, between Fan I G sts. fTMlE next session of this School will commence J- on the tirst Monday in September. The course of Instruction embraces all the branches of a complete Academical education. Circulars, containing terms and other particu lars. may be had at the Bookstores and at the School* oom. au .2?eo.3w# YOUNG LADIES'CLASSICAL INSTITUTE, 490 E street, b'tvet'n Hth and B;A, (Removed from No. 0 Indiana avenue,) STEPHEN II. MIR1CK, A. M , Pbincifal. rpilE next Academic year of this School, (form M. erlv under the rare of Rev R. \V. Cushmau, D. D . but for the last two years in charge of the present Principal.) will commence Monday, Sep tember in, 1*55 Experienced teachers are em ployed in every department Every branch of a solid and ornamental education is taught, and di plomas are given to those who complete the pre scribed course Circulars, ?iving further information.can be ob tained at the bookstores and by application to the Principal. au 7?eo2m EMERSON INSTITUTE. A Select Classical and Mathematical School lor Uoy?. TIJ1S Institute Is located on 11 street, one door from thecorner of 12th. The next Academic year will commence the ilrst Monday in Septem ber. TKe numl>er of pupils is limited The I'rinci pal (an be seen on and alter August 27th, at the school room, from 9 to 12 o'clock a m. Terms: per quarter, for full course, S15. Eng lish branches. #10. CHAS. B. YOUNG, A. M , Principal, a: 9?eotf M. A. TYSO* A: SISTER'S FEMALE SEMINARY FOIL l'AY PUPILS, Fstreet, bet. 12/4 and 13th, Washington JTMIE duties of this institution will be resumed 1 on the 15th September, and, in connexion with the above, they wish also to inform their pa tions and others that they Intend opening an es tablishment for boarding pupils on the 1st of No vember next. The latter 1* situated on the railroad and turn pike, sixteen miles from the city, and two south east of Laurel village For particulars, circulars may be had at the principal bookstores in Washington and Balti more. au I?dlUfceodtSeptlS HUNTER'S AC ADEMY. flMI IS Instituton will be open in I'or rest Hall, I Georgetown, on Monday,27th August, for the reception of pupils. The course of Studies will embrace a thorough English ed n ation The La tin ard French languages will also be taught if deslr ?d. Particular attention will be paid to the moral chat jctcr of the pupils, and none will be retained who ?e conduct may have an unfavorable influence upon the other pupils. CHAS S. HUNTER. Georgetown, Aug. 11?eot27th ROSE VALE SEMINARY, Near Biadensbury Depot. TH E exercises of this School will be resinned on MONDAY, September 3, 1 -.Vi The large airy rooms now in course of erection will be ready for use, which will add much to the comfort and convenience of the pupils. For further particulars addiess Mis. D. JONES, (Principal,) Bladensburgj Md. au 14?2a wl in PAIR HILL HOARDING SCHOOL kOR GIRLS, San'y Spring, Montgomery county, bid. HE ninth term of this Institution will com mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (Jept^mber) next. Circulars containing the needful Information in regard to the School can be obtained by those who desire it, by addressing, at Olney Post Office, Montgomery county, Maryland, R. S. KIRK, or WM H FAROUIlAR Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Tree, \Y. D. Wa'lach. Je 30?2aw9w MKS. lll'RR WILL RESUME her Classes for. Young Ladies on the 17th September, at her residence. JtH C street. au 22?eo3w T EXCURSIONS, &c. SECOND GRAND SOIREE CF THE BOONE CLUB. Will be given at Spring Gardens. (form?rly or tupitd by A. Favitr.) on M street, bettcen IT/A and ISfA, oh Thursday, Aui;uu 30fA. commen ring *t 5 o'clock, p. m THE BOONE CLUB take great pleasure In an nouncing to the Clubs, their friei;ds, and the public generally, that they will give their second grand soiree at the above named place The Club pledge themselves ihat 110 trouble or expense will be spared to makj this one of the most pleasant, gay and re.che.r,he Soirees of the season. No improper persons admitted 011 the ground. Scott's celebrated Brass and String Band has be?n engaged for the occasion. Refreshments and Supper will be furnished by an experienced caterer. Tickets 54) cents?admitting a gentleman and ladies. Commutee of Arrangement* F 1' Wilson, K K Booth, E Hanly. I* S.?Our lady friends will please attend with out Invitation, as there will be none sent, an 20?eotd# COACH ESTABLISHMENT. Pennsylvania avenue, bettre n and GtU sts. t>KIl)UET A HALL have removed from Sixth * street to the south side of i'enra avenue, l?etween and t>th streets, where they are ready to do all kinds ofworlc in th?-ir line. TUe old stand 0:1 Sixth street Is for rent. En quire above. au 22?tf GEO. H. VAKHELL 1 J. W. MAIVKINS, House, .Sign and Fancy Painters, WOULD especially call the attention of the public to their specimens of Fancy Signs, ir? be seen at all times at their place of business i'rraocs building and repairidg would do well to give us a call as we are determined to use every ?xr lion on our part to give general satisfaction. 1 lace of business on Louisiana av< nue. t^twecn ?'1L irid Tth streets, north side, next to the Vaniuin it Hiding. old Glazing promptly attended to. 14-dtf ' Offick of the Commanding Ovfic-rk, ) Washington Arsenal, August 2ti, lSw I ?^1 ALU) PROPOSALS will l?e received at this otflce until October 20th next, meridian, for building an armory in Washington city, I) C.,on th?- public square lying between 11 street on the sou h, Canal street on the north. Seventh street on the '.vest, and Sixth strert on the east, an Df?| ro ptiation of s:jo,ouo having been made by Congress tor 'he same Master builders desiring to propose for this bni'ling will please rail at this oth. e to examine ?he drawings, specifications. r.nd bill of work, and receive anv additional explanation in order to maLe up their proposals, which ttiev will be en aLI. d to do conveniently and at leisure at this of bee .N .> proposals will be received but front an ex perienced and approved master builder, a* the wo;it has to l?e done !u a ? ;n?-rior manner; hence jiei'His at a distance, unknown to tlie under si-'i.ed, w.ll l?e ex pet ted to present satisfactory left rence before the bid be accepted Atl proposals must be m ide according to the Items of the bill of woik. (which have been cal culated with precision.) if the proposer tind the same correct. An experienced superintendent is appointed, and will be always present on me ground of build ing after the work commence;;, in the absense of the commanding officer, 10 see that the contract is stri' tly complied with WH. II. BELL, Major Commanding Washington Arsenal. 3 .4 21?2awti9oc NATIONAL MEDICAL IULLKUK, washington, D. C. thirty-fcurth annual course of Lectures will -f commence on MOM DAY, the iid oZ October, 1055, and end on the 1st March, In53. FAt'CLl T. Iic-miMiLLta, M. D?, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. WP. Johnston, A1 D., Professor of Obstet rics, and Diseases of wo-nen ana children. JotiiCA R ili;?<. M. D., Prof . -or of Ma'trla Med Ica, Therapeutics arid H -giene J no F rid. Mat, M. 1) . I* f ssor cf foe princi ples and practice of s.ir- ry. Gra ?ton Ttlkb. M D . Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical lued icine. Lrwis H Striner, M. D., Trofessor cf Chemis try and Pharmacy. Kd^'ard M. Scott, M. 1)., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M D., I)2an. Like most similar institutions in Europe, the de'ks from which the regular lectures are given, and the words for clinical instruction are under the 5 tme roof, The entire expense for full course lectures..SSO 00 Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... 10 (?0 Mairlculating fee, payable only once 5 00 Graduating expenses 25 00 Admission to the medical and surgical clinic with out charge. The lectures will be given in the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling thosr? en^a^ed in busi ness during the morning hours to attend. For further information address THOMAS MILLER, M D , Dean of the Faculty. N. B?Medical students desiring situations as resident student in the Washington Infirmary, f which is the clinical department of the National Medical College.) are requested to make applica tion by letter to Joshua Kiley, M D., Curator of the \\ ashington Infirmary, who will give any In formation that may be desired It is unnecessary to st*te the irreat ad vantages of a residence in a hospital for clinical instruction. Those making early application will have prece dence. Six are to be chosen before the 1st of Oc tober. jy U?eotNovl 11. LINDSLKTi DRU.SK in B.S^L ESTATE AND LAND WARRANTS, SAINT PAUL, M IN. TF. RR1TORY. E ANDS BOUGHT AND SOLD TI1ROUGII OUT THE TERRITORY Taxes paid, Collections made, Drafts cashed, and the highest prices given for Lsnd Warrants ti vsernmen* Lands locatod with much care, and if d ired, the profits and Iosm;* shared equally at the ' xplratloa of five years The Laud at that ttiii" to be sold, unless otherwise agreed upon, and one half of the curient value of the Warrant at the thru of entry, and half of thr expense cf loc ating to b deducted from the .sub*rrlbt rs' interest. To persons wishing to locate Warrants entirely on their own accouut, the charge will be. for forty acrej sfl5; eighty acres, 8*A?; one hundred and sixty acres, sfcio: ai.d will receive with their title, a pl:t and description of the .and. RKFKRKNCER: j?;nnefota?Gov. Willis A Gornuin; Ex-Gov Alei. Ramsey; Hon. J. T Rosser, Sec. M. T.; Mestre. Ames 6c Van Elte?., Attorneys at Law; Messrs. Morton Sc. Pace, Wholesale Druggists. Baltimobe?W P. Prestcn, Esq., Attorney at Law; Richard C. Bowie, Esq., Com Merchant; Messrs. Deur, Norris Jc Co.: Messrs. McCleeae A E&m. Washington?Hon. W. W. Staton ; Hon. J. T. Towers, Mayor; Hon. Judge J. Bryan; J.C. C. Hamilton, Esq., Attorney at Law; Col. Wm. Hickey; Col. J. Riley; Messrs. 'layior Ac Maurv; M?s>rs Lewis, Johnson ft Co , lianaers; G. C. Grammar, Esq., President Patriotic Bank Jy 17?eoJm THE HAT ESTABLISHMENT Oi' ANTHON Y, 011 Seventh street second door north of Pa. avenue. i3 the place vhere ?S~\ il Vi'S and CAPS are retailed at wholesale price* for cash only Consequently 20 per (/^ cent extra profit will not be charged in order to oft' set had dents. The very best Dress Hats, got up In the latest style, S3 30. usually sold for $4 and #5. ??Quick sales and small profits," is the motto. au 11?eogm ENGLISH CABBAGE, TI KMP SEED, Ac. Pg'UI E undersigned bas just received direct from A the growers, a well selected stock of the fol lowing: Early Voik, Large York, Flat Dutch, Drum Head, Heart shaped, Enlieid Market, Vic toria, with many other new and good Cabbages. Flat Dutch. Purple topped, Strap Leaved, Early Snowball, Dale's hybrid, wi'h other leading tur nips. Spinach, Kale, Lettuce, Ac., all warranted fresh, of first quality, and ofl'ered at lowest prices. JOHN SAUL; an 17?eoCt* corner Tth and H streets. W ALL. BARNARD & CO., Aaetion fc Commission Merchants, Corner of 9th street and Pa avenue, (south side) will, as usual, attend to all sales of Ho?mehold, Real Estate, and Personal Property, Carriages, Horses, Ac ,or goods of any descriptioncorsi^ned to them, on the most reasonable terms, and will give their personal attention. All sales entrusted to them will be attended to Willi promptitude and dispatch. Liberal cash advances made on consignment WALL, BARNARD A CO, au7?eolin (Intel; Auctioneer*. EVENING STAR. AN INCIDENT IN SCHOOL LIFE. SEVER TWIT A BOV FOB WUAT HE OASXOT AVOID. [Trom the Buffalo Courier, August *^2.] Incidents trifling in themselves often have an important irfluciice in deter mining the character of a life. A word spoken in season, a cruel taunt, wounding the heart to its core, have been the turning points in destiny, and put a young mind on the hi^h road to fortune, i or sent it downward to ruin. Almost every person can recall soine occurrence in early life wt'ich gave tore and impulse to cflort, and imbued the mind with principles whose influ ence is even now controlling. We give place to the following true narrative, as hu illustra ! ti< n of this fact, and because it iiiculcatcs a truth which every man. woman and child may profitably bear in mind Year* ago, when I was a boy, it was cm j tninary. and probably is now U> some extent among district school* in the eountry. t) have spoiling schools during the winter term These gatherings were always anticipated with great ' interest by the scholars, as at those times was : to be decided who was tho best scholar. Oc i ca.-ionally one school woul l visit another for a I tesS of scholarship in this regard. Ah! how the litti'e hearts would throb, and big onus thump, in their anxiety to beat the whole. Once on a time, a neighboring school sept wi rd to ouis that on h certiin day, in the af terooon. they would meet in our school-bous? for one of these contests. As the time was short, most of the other -tudies were suspend ed. and at school and at home in the evenings all hands were studying to mast< r the mono syllables, dissylablea. polysyllables, abbrevia tions, Ac.. Ac . which the spell ing-bt?oki con tained . At length tiie day arrived, and as < ur vis it- s were considered rather our superiors, our to?;: - and anxieties wei< j r p rti"i.atcly great, n.e vholars were arranged in a tanding po sition, on opposite sides of the hou^j, an i the w > ds pronounced to ea^h side alternately.and the scholar that ''missed"' was to sit down. His game was up. It did not take long to thin the ranks on botii sided In a snort time ? ur school had but eight '?u the tb-or. and theirs but six. Af ter a few rounds, the contest turned in their favor, as they had four standing to our two. For a long time it seeme l ;us though these six had the book '? by heart." At length the number was reduced to one on each side Our visitors were represented by an accomplished young lady, whose parents had recently ar livcd in town, and ours by myself, a ragged little boy of ten summers, who sat up night after night. while my mother, with no other light than thvt produced by pine-knots, pro nounced my lessons to me. ihc interest of the spectators was excited t*> the highest pitch, as word alter word was .spelt by each At length the young lady misled and I stood alone, lier teacher sail she did not under stand the w?-rd .She declared she did: that the honor was mine, an 1 thati richly deserved it. That was a proud moment to m?. I had spelled down both -chools and was declared Victor. My cheeks burned, and my brain was dizzy with excitement. Soon as the school waa dismissed, my cotu pctitress came ami sat down by my side and congratulated me on my su-cess. inquired my Oiiiae and age, and flatteringly predicted iny future sueecss in life. Lnaucustomcd to such attentions. 1 doubt less acted as most liuie boy - would under such circumstances injudiciously. At this junc ture, Master U.. the s,n of the rich man of I our neighborhood, tauntingly said to me. in tlio presence of my fair friend and a number of boys from the other school?" Oh. you needn't feel so big?your folk.- are poor, and your father is a drunkard."' I w;id happy no more?i wa3 a drunkard's son?and hew could I look my new friends in the face * My heart seemed to rise in my th n at and almost suffocated me. The hot I tears scalded my ey> ??but I kept them back, and soon as possible quietly itiipped away l'mra my companions, pr<>cuied my diuner bas ket, and unobserved left the scene o;' my tri umph and disgraee. with a heavy heart, for my home, But what a homo! " My folks were poor?and my father w is a drunkard." liut why should I reproached for that' I could not prevent my father's drinking. a:.d. assisted and eucouiaged by my mother, I had done all I could to keep my piace in my class at school, and to assist her in h*.r wnr?o than widowhood. Hoy as I was i inwardly resolved never to to taste of liquar, and that I uould ?h ?w Mat ter <*.. if I was a drunkard's son, 1 would yet stand as high as bo did. But all my resolves could not allay the gnawim; grief ami vexi tion produced by his taunting words and haughty manner. lu thic lrame of mind? my head and heart aching, my eyes red and swollen?I reached home. My mother saw at ouee that I was in trouble, a?.d inquired the cause. 1 buried my lace in her lap, end bur.-t into tears. Mother, seeing my grief, waited uatil I was more composed when 1 told her what had happened, and added, passionately, " I wish father wouldn't be a druukard, ?.> we could be respected as other folks.' At tirst, mother seemed almost overwhelmed, but she quickly rallied, and said : ?? My sou, I feel veiy torry l'? r you. and re gret that your feelings have been so injured, li. has twitted you ab ut things you eai e t help. But never mind. my ?<>r. J3e always honest; never taste a drop of intoxicating liquor ; study and improve your mind, lit - [ten lon your own energies, truting in God, ai d you will, if your lit# is spared, make a useful and respected man. I wished your fa ther. when sober, could Lav# witnessed this ?ceue, and realized th? sorrow his course brings on us all liut keep a brave hi art. my Km R member ym are responsible only for four own faults, l'ray Uj >J to keep you, a.id lon't grieve lor the thoughthse and unkind reproaches that may be cast os you <>n your father's account." Ihis lesson of my Lie scd mother, 1 trust, was not lost upon mo Nearly forty years .avd gone since that day. and 1 have passed nany tryiug scenes. but none ever made so strong an impression on my feelings as that icartless remark of G ?. It was so unjust lud so uncalled for. Now, -boys, remember ilways to treat your mates with kindness. Sever indulge iu taunting remarks towari my one, and remember that the son of a po>r nan. and even of a drunkard, may ha\e .-eli gibilities as keen as your own. 13ut there is another part to this story. The ?ther day a gentleman called at my place of >u-iness, and asked if I did not recognise lini. I told him I did not. " Do y?,u reuiem >er.*' said he, l,of being at a sp?lling-s;hojl it a certaiu time, and a rude, thoughtless boy witting you of poverty, and being a drunk mi's son ?" "I do most distinctly,"' said I. ' Well," continued the gentleman, '? I am hat boy. There has not, probably, a month if my life passed -ince then but I have thought ?f that remark w^th regret and shame, and as l am about leaving for California, perhaps to :nd my days there, 1 could not g ? without first ailing on you. and asking your forgiveness or that act."' Boys, I gave him my aand as i pledge of forgiveness. Did I d ? rijht ? You ill say yes. Well, then, let me close a-? I be jan. Boys, never twit auotner for what he :annot help. Obligations from the American People. lur land is more tho recipient of all countries ,han of their ideas. Annihilate the past of uiy one leading nation in the world, aud < ur whole destiny is changed. Italy and Spain, n persons of Columbus and Isabella, joined .ge-ther f>r the great discovery that om n *1 America to emigration and commerce; Fianc ontributed to its independence; the srarcb or the origin of tho language we speak, car ies us to India; our religion is from l'a.e:tiu?, of the hymns sung in our eburche,. ^ wer<t ftrst heard in Italy, some in the desert of Ara bia. ?Jtnc on the hanks of the Euphrates < Ur srts cAme from Greece, our jurisprudent from Rome, <.ur maritime code frjni Rus-ia England taught u< the *y*Wm of represents J've government; the noble republic of the L niU'd Province* bequeathed to us in the world of thought, the great idea of the toler ationof all opinion*?in the world of action, tba pn.lifi; principles of Federal Union Our e >untry stands therefore, more than nny oth er, a.- the realisation ofthe unity of the race* trto. ifanrrofl. REVOLUTIONARY REHIlflSCEHCES Elcaier Johnson, hfiring been b >rn in 17I*? and hving 1,1! 17*4. wa? To the prime of lit. )* kngliab oppression of the colonies cm nioiced, and hi> son-were <>H enough to bo participators in the revolutionary struck. Tue *hip carpenter* were among the nnst ae live of the patriot,, and EleaX Joh^>? ^ one of their leaders Indeed. the shin . trj 0 hot-bods of the revolution .?,j 11*2^ It" -be flrst ????** a*i.i against the authorities were not there e#n ttiied, and by thoae men jut int > execution It was the fact that Rev Mr Par* ,U j, s ? ty WM principally composed of them, that ma le him among the n. ,3t active of that Uiuj. in delencs of liberty . so thit at a meet ? lib of ladies at his hou<e. ho fun ished what ' i,ber,J " ?d ?t the clo<c orone y| bis sermon* tailed for ToUntecrj to ?jjcp forward m the church, for the formation buiu^ho1^ rpinf T,,c ,am' r?* th- .K . i'm* " hOUS* 1774 th? voted i^1' Kr"nVnf " Hn ?n ?????! tt,n ?nlnnsrem?*nt on the natural rights of Englishmen." For this vote nl! th* _a.penters of the town held up their hand They used lo knowtheu when II and 4 o'clock came m the yard" Next after came the stamp ?pprrs^oa und feag!,n J rCI* uni,ed; a,,d from thoso ^hip3ards more than elsewhere, came the pro cerus th.ct marched abo?t the t ?wn iith <iVDfi, m* ?."ll,n* ?P">n every mm to an ff L ^ue-tiun??? stamp or no stamp d.trnh k**ked htm ' r'.n in ? ? ?, t^tnp, the answer was r,:. ' , J">in u? ???? neutrals were allowed fclcaxer John** was in the bead rank- of this scmi-rebellion, Next came the tea difficulty ^ l ^MeJ,?ar l What wa" ?'V tae Mohawks of Boston with the t*a at* that P?it; hut a> yet none of our hi^ori-ms have given the fact, that before 15 ?ston a-?cd in the Indiana, ti e ship earpeut -rs o; Newburyport publicly nud o^nly burr.eJ the tea in Market Squnrc. Uow thi* well ajthen ticated fact esc i{>ed them, th it the fir^t defi tnt resistance to the tea imp. sition in thi< co?n try was in Newhuryp?<rt. we cannot te!l but twice was this resistance made : once by 1-urn ,l jn.'e 'er-1' strwt. and a^ain in ths :u?r kt . 1 he tea wa* .?t jred in the powder house tor :"afe keeping. Kleaser Johnson, sta-iding^ne day u:*.n the timWrot hi< yard, called his men ab<Jut hi? and after a ,Cw patriouc words. gav? the or der. ?? All bunds who are ready to join, knock your adzes from their band!, s, and follow mty' , .?ry *J,e ,n t,Je 3ard was knocked nl?, and that stout athleti; man. who w ul 1 have tuarchel through a regiment of ''r* t coats.^ nai they stwod iu hi- way. taking hi: Drua.l-axo u* iu emblem of l^aier hip and lor usa, marched at the head of the emnpin? to tho powder bous?. There that well-tried axo opened a way through the d ?..r. and ca -h man again shouldered bis ehest of t<>* .i? ,in led iuto line They marched dir?e* to ?tho m'trKet. and then in single fi;? ar>und t!ie old meetii g house, where the pnmp i^ w is, when Johnson s :ixe opened bis ch.-st. ni.?i h .x and tea were on the ground togethar. Each man. as he came up did the same. when, with his own hand. Johnson lighted th<- pile and burn' it t<> allies , and on that <|M>t. without di-gui^e the -hip carpenters of Xewburyport destroyed tho first that was destroyed in America lifwonrypmrt IL rnU N ?uc?jTii m nsTAJCKs.?liratifi ? senses is with many men one of the first ob jects of afe. aud it is remarkable how larjre a number of different nnrcotic sul*stanee? arc usid in different parts of the world, to *?^the ths mind and impart an-roeablc languor to the frstiio. In all parts ol the world, ii even country, and among every tribe of people, tho haf.it of cou.-ummg them prevail-. andh*? pre vatlcd from a remote period. A writer in the t<(ir.l?urg Review ? ys . ? The aborigines of Cei.tral Aw.?rica n>l!e<l uj the tobacco leaf, and dreamed awav :bt ir lif in smoky reveries, ages before Columbus wa- oorn. or tkeeolouists ol Sir Walter R ileizh hrouglit it withirthe precincts of thu Elita betl.ian court. The cocoa leaf, which is -'ill il.e comfort and strength of the Peruvian mu kteer, was ehewed a-Tc does it now. in far re m >te times, and among ti,; -&-1:e m .un*ai> s. by his Indian forefathers Tue u-e of o.,i,iru, hemp and tho betel l.ut. of wln.-ii only the fi st has yet been transplanted iot? liut h. s prevailed among theeasUr.i A> ati.-* fn tn times of the most iabul us antiquity. T!?e ? me is pr joibly true of th jk?i i *>r plants in lulled in by the j> .uth Sea Islanders ai d :r.o natives of the Indian An hlpelago; of the tj-rn apples, the use of which .-till linger* *?nong the natives of the Andes and on the ?1 pes of the remote Ilimal iyas; ..f the le !nm ?f northern Kurojie ol what, fri ni its abun ^rowt.. And ur't1 uujuDg oiir^cilves, uiaj b?j :all 'd the English h ; and of the -iugular ua,'us of Siberia, wln-h. passionately loved ?y ilie natives of that lorbiddinif region now, ias been in use among them from tiinu iuime norinl. The narcotic app tite app? ai ?. in lee. 1. to have a natural and deep t .t in the. onrtitution. It is of the nature of an insfinct ve craving, whieh, like that for th? kin 1 of !o:Lf<?rt which tea and coff -e bring, has led to ho disc(?very and use in cour.trie.-. far rem rom each other ot different substan?*s. capa Jle ol producing the same geueral effeot" up >n he system." Saved by IIis Roots?The Windham C ?us y lelcgraph gives au account of a mrr>w cr ape from a rattlesnake, which had sprung il?jti a lad and tried to bite him. A party Jt ? s and girls from I'nion Villag.?, l'iainfi Id rer-? picking whortleberries in it." -outh j.ar: >1 Kiliiugly, known a^ the - Wilson lot- " ch-u u . mall boy, in puli;. g open a elnmn of ?wsiies, saw tho snake ceiled up, with head ri>?t, ready for the spring ||e called to a ? mpanion. who seiaed a piece of rail and u?t as the reptile, (who was sounding hit brill note of warning) m ide the lean, he irought this weajK.n down forcibly ui? u his nek. Rlow after blow follow 1 but thesn^ke lad las'jened upon his inteuled victim aud [? p' hu hold I p,?n examinati .n it was dis ?vercd that he was dead, but bis fangs h ,J >rit'at<'J th* lid .? p /nt-iloon?, und st' cl </???/// ht$ boot leg' The skia ha 1 n^t been "UcbeJ, ami, of C'?ur.*<?, ik? harm done Vn illustration of the benefit o| wearing hoot* vaenpicking whortleberries. [ corr?s|K>ndentofthe New V< rk Tin es, vriting from l'uru. gives a narrative of a di' i *ulty between our government an?l the l'eru iau authoritie*. whieh was uttled on I) by lie forcible interference of oar Minister. Mi -lay, and the I uited States frigate Indepen ! nee, which hap(>?ued to be at that port. Cap ain Adams, of the American ?hip John Cum nings. had shot one of his mates for mutry -for whieh the Peruvian authorities bad him irrested and ttied h'm. found him guiliy and er.tenced him io death. Mr. Clay denied hat they had any jurisdiction over the ea<-e, ud under threat of forcibly icscuing Caf?t iu L lams and his ?hip, u -ceed d iu effect ng heir release. I V* Tho reason why many ladias Jiodsrt an ff.-r of marriag. U because the i. <t^pril at them

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