Newspaper of Evening Star, September 1, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 1, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR, PUBLISHED EVEUY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Jj tk* Btf (?mer of PtmtUflvami* ?rtnut md KUvtntk strut, 8J W. D. WALLACE, Will be served to subacrlbers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; papers served In packages at 37# oents per month To mall subscribers the sub ?cripdon price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year tmadrancd, TWO DOLLARS far ?ix months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of cents a week. IDT SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. ?*9RI VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1855. NO. 831. THE -Y STAB. This erorfteat Family and News Journal-**' talnlng a greater variety of Intoreatlag waiting thag" can be found In any other?is pnffllshrf on Sabu Slngle copy, per annum to nvu. _ m n Tea copies. .. 6 09 Twenty copies ...It U? 1C7" Cash, iHTaaiaBLT m anvanca. UT Single copies (In wrappers) ran be proci at the counter. Immediately after the lame *f paper. Price?Taaaa Canta. PosTMA?r?a? who act as agents will be allowed. 10HXft ftLVAMS. WILLIAM THOMPSON. ELV1J1S fc THOMPSON, SBALKKS III HABDWABE, COACH TBDfXIirGS, *?., II*. 326 Penatylranla arrnae, tirw4i% yintk and Tenth sts, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver, Albata and Silver Pla ted. Tea, Table and Desert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steel*, Knives with and with out Forks i, Britannia, Block Tin, and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tang*, Wile Irons,"Sad Irons Maslin and Bell Metal itKtles, Furnaces, Grid* Irons, Ovens, Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage, Closet, Cupboard, Chest, Till. Pad and Think Locks Shuttle. Door, and Blind Hinges, Screws, Cut and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Stubbs, Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell P-olls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOOD8. Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Moss, Gimps, Soft and Chair Springs Venitian Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furniture Nails Slue, Coffln Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes, Saws, Drawing Knives, Spoksshavrs, Chisels and Gouges, Plane Irons Aiders, Braces and Bitt*. Boring Machines, H??. noer*, Hatchets, Devels Bezels, Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spoke*, Hub*, Bows, Poles Sleigh R unners, Silvered and Brass Bands. Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Curtain Frames, I*amps, Inside Linings, Lining Silks, Damask, Seaming Cords Tofts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laoes, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather. Ac. ELVANS A THOMPSON, )e 1?9m jfcJ6 Pa. avenue. GLENWOOD CEMETERY, Office Ne. '29*2 Pa. ave., coraer 10th itreet, TtOTU THK SAVINS'S BANK.) 1METERY is laid out on the plan of the celebrated Greenwood, of New York, and *1tuat*-d on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north of the Capitol?North Capitol street leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Con gress. appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes, making a fee title to the purchx-?er. and prohibiting all encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which is of vast importance to those who wish their dead to repose where they have placed th? n, for it has become a custom in all other titles when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the dsad promiscously into one large pit, and legal measures caniot prevent It, as no tides are given to the ground. N. B ? Offlc* open from 10 to IS o'clock a. m., where Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws. and a map of the ground, and all other in* formation, can be obtained Ail orders left with Mr. James F. Harvey, No. 410Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je 18?ly A M EEICAK HOTEL. IV*. 446 Pn. M4SM, betwn 4K and 6th struts, S. HEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, rftOPftlBTOftS. jy6?6m COFFIN WAREROOM, Ac. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., UNDERTA ? KERS?residence 118 Seventh street, between G and H streets. I nterments procured', a any ground or cemetery Coins, Cc;*>, Shrouds. Carriages. Hearse, and every article for intermeuU of the best quality furnished at short notice, on the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the ttight. Having the exclusive right of Crump's Patent Corpse Pre*ewer, we guarantee to keep the dead for agglength of time. Jy ll?ly DENTISTRY. D B DONALDSON, Dcalist, late of the firm of lw Hunt A Donaldson, continues to manufacture and insert those beautiful MhqK porcelain teeth, with or without gums, for specimens of which (made and deposited by the late firm) was awarded the flrsi premium at the Mechanics' institute Fair, recently held In this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is so psrlect as tc deceive the most prac tised eye. Particular attention also paid to filling and Dre ffrving the natural teeth. Charges moderate, and all opera'.ions warranted OAce so ithwest corner of Seventh and D streets. aentraacc on D. mar 21??m DENTISTRY. DR. MUNSON respectfully calls public atten tion to his new, patent and gTeat- ??* f *? ly IMPROVED method of setting Ar-M&M rflcial Teeth, with ContinuousGum,WZ^HS? Ite very PERFECTION OF THE ART. This Sie of Teeth has the following advantages over others, vlx: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LI NESS, COMFORT and BEAUVy, vieing with Nature !n these respects, and In some others eicelilajj. Public inspection is respectfully solic ited. Plea?e call and see specimens. * CAUTION.?No other Dentist in the District of Columbia has a right to make this style of teeth. N. B.?Teoth constitutionally healthy, plugged ?*4 warranted for life OSce and house No. 28R E street, near the cor ?cr of Pcnna avenue and llth street. ap *4-if JUST RECEIVED AT JOE S HILL I NO tea's Periodical Depot? M-moirs of the Rev. Sydney Smith, edited by Mrs. Austin 7 Panama in 1855, an account of the Panama Rail* road. of tne cities Panamaand Aspinwall, with ?ketches of Lift and Character on the Isthmus, by aebert Tome* Letters to the People on Health and Happlnea*. by Catherine E Be?cher. * * Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett, and his Times, by a Journalist The Escaped N uu Baukrr's Daughter, 2d vol, by Repnolds Rose Milton, a romance. J. SHILLINGTON'S, Odeon Building, corner Pa. av. and 4 k st. au 21? Ma card. RS E. PHILLIPS, No. 401 Sixth street, between G and 11 streets, desires to inform I t-e citizens of Washington and vicinity, that *jf is now prepared to give instructions on the k P*ANO FORTE. She has taught music in L some of the principal cities of the Union and E has testimonials showing that she is fully com f psieut to discharge the duties of her profession u> the satisfaction of those who may favor her with their patronage. ? ; *iU, 'or 21 lessons, at her residence, or 812 at the residence of her pupils. Je 12?eo3m? NATIONAL HOTEL, N0BF0LX, VA. B. B. WALTERS, Proprietor. HAVING purchased the above well known es tablishment, 1 respectfully inform mv mm friends and the traveling public, that the hojse has been thoroughly renovated andjEB newly furnished throughout, and is n->w open tot the reception of permanent and transient board ers I return my sincere thanks to my friends and the public generally for the liberal patronage ex tended to ma for the last twenty-three years, ar.d r ?pectfully solicit a continuance of the same, as suring them that nothing will be left undone tc make them at HOME while sojourning at the Na tlonal. N U ?A four-horse stage Coach leaves the Na tional Hotel every Tuesday, Thorsdty, and Sat urda, for iillxabeth City, N. C. *i 10-1 m B. B WALTERS. PL HE BOSTON ICE. A PLENTIFUL suppiy of the above lndlspen wble article will Le kept on hand throughout tae season. at the "EUloradto House," Pa. avenue jMweea id aud ? ^ streets, where families resid ing in the neignborhood can be supplied in large or small quantities, at the lowest rates. ? ? CLEMENT REYNOLD9 N. B ?Choice Wines, Brandies* Cigars. Ac. Winners, Suppers, Ac., supplied in good style, a* U|"**L ftt shortest notice. au 7?eelm LURE FOR HOT WEATHER* ARNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, had WA TER ICES, for which he was aWftfAad a Medal by the MetronoLlau Mechanics' iastltuts, is highly reoomitwntted for the above Will ?? sent u> any pari of the District free of charge. Send your orders to *1 Bridge st., tieorgfiaWft. [ )/ 2?eotf DENTISTRY. DR. V. SHINN, Graduate of the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery, respect fully Informs the residents of George town and Its vicinity that he has loca-^<d^^ ted himself amongst them for the purpose of prac tising his profession. Oflee 121 Washington Rt., above Bridge street. Georgetown, D. C. Je 25?d?mAeolro* WEBER'S BRASS AND STRING BAND. THIS old established and favorite bend fur nish music as usual for Excursions, Sere nades, Pic Nics, Balis, Parties, Exhibitions, Ac. Orders may be left at Hilbus A. Hitz's Music De pot, or at the residence of the leader, four doors east of General Henderson's residence, Nnry Yard. jy 33?2m , PROSPERl'S CORNET BAND. rT^HIS Band !? suitable for any and all purposes. A and is warranted to give satisfaction to all thoee who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass, Reed, or Cotillon Baud. Any number or musicians to be had at the short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPERI, Leader, at Taltavull'* Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B.?Orders left at Hllbes A Hitz's Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?fm SILVER WARE. HSEMKEN. 330 Pa. avenue, between 9th and ? 10th streets, offers his large stock of puie Silver Ware, consisting of Coffee and Tea Sets, complete, Sugar Bowls, Cream Goblets, Cnps. Spoons and Forks, and a magnificent assortment of 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. irr Silvei ware of any design made to order at short notice. Particular attention is paid in get ting up Testimonials, Premiums, Ac. au l?tr ICE?ICE?ICE ! CCHARLES WERNER, on Pa. avenue, oppo S site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the seeson, an ample supply of Pettibone's best ICE. which he will sell, on call, in anyquantities, at the lowest porolbl* rnt?w. mav 29?dtSep 30 BASKETS?Work, Card, Traveling, Knife, Key, Cigar, Office, Market and Clothes Bas kets. if you want a good basket, at a low price, call at 4?0 Seventh street. G.FRANCIS. au8? SOMETHING T1 OLD AND YOUNG. PROFESSOR WOOD'S HAIR RESTORATIVE. THIS preparation, although less than two years before tne public; owing to Its wonderful ef fects upon the human hair and scalp, has already obtained a celebrity and sale perfectly ai. paralleled. It has without the ordinary appliance used for such purposes, won Its way, and beeii heartily welcomed to most at the cities and town* In the United States, the Canadas, and the West India Islands. Nor Is this result surprising whei: it Is remembered that Its popularity Is based upon Its merits, solely as established by actual test* That this preparation will actv. illy Restore gray Hair to Its Natural Color, produce a luxuriant growth upon the heads of the bald, prevent th? hair from felling off. and when used as a tonic ar ticle, produce a continual flow of the natural fluid and tnus render the hair soft, glossy and wavy, destroy diseases of the scalp, and expel dandruc. the certificates of distinguished gentlemen ana ladies in every pert of the country who have tried It IV. ' *- ?1 - - " ? - - - ...... n.... UMM IVteiU ivn UOtU' ral color to almost any aee alotted to humanity, by removing the cause of disease from the sca'p - uo matter bow long standing?the concurrent tes timonials of the press and the certificates of nu merous respectable Individuals of both sexes, to the use of this curative, as well 4s of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before allu ded to, can be had of all agents. B&ooxvisld, Mass., Jan. 12,1355. Pao*. Wood?Dear Sir?Having made trial of your Hatr Restorative, It gives me pleasure to say that Its effect has beta exceUent In removing In flammation, dandruff, and a constant tendency to Itching, with which I have b*en troubled from childhood, and has alsot estored my hair, wnlch was becoming g.ay, toi is original color. I have used no other article, with anything like tie aaao pleasure aad pre lit. Yours, truly , J? It. Pastor of Orthodox Church. Drookfleld. Ca*ltl*. Ill, June 27,1863. 1 have used Prof O.J. Wood's Hair Restora tive, and have admired its wonderful effort. My hair was becoming, as I thought, prematurely gray; but by the use of his ' Restorative" It has resumed Its original color, and I have no doubt, permanently so. SIDNEY BREEBE, Ex-S:nator United States. Pao?. Wood :?Dear SIi?My hair commenced falling off some three or four years since, and con tinued to do so until I became quite bald. 1 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 very happy to say It is doing wonders I have now a fine growth of young hair, and cheerfully recommend Its use to all similarly afllcted. A. C WILLIAMSON, 133 Second street. Address O.J. WOOD A CO.. Proprietor*. 316 Broadway, New York, and 111 Market street, St. Louis. Mo C. STOTT A CO , wholesale and retail Agent, Washington. ? T. W^DYOTT A SONS, General Wholesale Agent, Philadelphia, Pa. au 1?ly frtNMls for btlldisi s Light-boas* Jones's Point, near Alexandria, Va. ? i *55 ) TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Orticx Lioht-Hoesx Boakd, Washington, Aug 22, 1355. PROPOSALS will be received until 12 o'clock in . on the 22d of J>eptennber next, when the bids will be opened, for furnishing the materials and building a light-house on Joues' Point, Po tomac river, near Alexandria, by the 30th of No vember next. It will be a framed building resting on brick foundation, and of one and a-half-storv, with basement, having a circular tower oa top for the support of the lantern?the horlxontal dimensions being by IS feet. Detailed drawings and specifications can be seen at this oflice, and at the oifice of the collector at Alexandria. Should any bid be accepted, a contract will be executed at once for the work. No payment will be made until the whole work is completed: and before it is received It must be inspec ed and approved by the agent of the gov ernment appointed to superinied the work?said agent having power to relect all materials 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 sealed and addressed to the undersigned, eniorsed "Proposals for Jones's Point Light-house " EDM'D L. F. HARDCASTLE, au 23?eolm Engineer Secretary. ? COACH ESTABLISHMENT. Pennsylvania arenut, betwt n 4k and 6tk st?. BRIDGET A BALL have removed from Sixth street to the south side of Penna AJififeiL avenue, between 4M and ?th streets where they are ready to do all kinds or wor* in their line. The old stand on Sixth street is for rent. En quire a bore. au 2*?tf FIRST WARD LIVERY AND SALE STA BLES. Washington that Vi I4W ?wvv VM W ??? vv.j MV?M the War Department, (lafily occupied by A. Schwartx.) 1 wish to lnform^^M^^ them that it win be entirely conducted by myself, and that all order* left upon the premises will be attended to punctually with elegant Carriages and careful drivers. The Riding School will be con ducted by a professional equestrian and perfectly docile hones; having stated hours tor lady equee trlans, In private or public, as they may prefrr. Particular attention will be paid to horses kept at Livery la his establishment. Persons requiring open barouche* or family car riages, can be satWactorily accommodated, as well as those desiring tiding horses fox gen'it men or ladle*. PRIEDERECK LAKEMEYKR, jy?l?3in Agt H FANCY HAIR ORNAMENTS. 8E.MKEN,/JElfELJFR, ? . No. 330 Pa av . bet. 9th and 10th sts., Is prepared to make to-order any devlce that may be suggested, *neh as Flower Bouquets, Bracelets, BreaJr Was, Ear Rings, Chains, Crosses, Ring*, Chartelains, Ac. Also, Jet Ornaments for sale, irir Person* may rely upon their own hair be in JnW jy 31?tr EDUCATIONAL. GEORGETOWN CLASSICAL AND MATH' TEMAT1CAL ACADEMY. HE dndersigr.ed having rented the building in which the late "\V m. R. Abbott, Esq , so lone and so favorably conducted his Academy, and having thus secured more ample accommodations wilI receive an additional number of pupils. .. parly applications arc particularly reqnested, a* it is important that all the scholars should be pres ent at the formition of th? classes. The exercises will be resnmed on Monday, Sep tember 3d. P. A. IKAVEN, Principal, ?U?West St., Georgetown. T WASHINGTON SEMINARY^ HE exercise* of this Institution will be re sumed on Monday, September 3d. H. J. DENJSUKERE, S. J., au2*-lw President. KU6BY ACADEMY, Fourteenth street, opposite Franklin Square. '|tHE duties of this Institution will be resumed A on the second Monday in September. Num ber c f pupils limited. Circulars of the Academy can be obtained at the rssldence of the Principal, on N. between 12th and 13th streets. G. F. MORISON. BROOK EV1LLE ACADEMY, Montgomery co.} Mrt THE Fall Session ef this Institution will com mence on Monday, September 3d. ? Catalogues, containing full information relative to the School, may be obtained by addressing the Principal, at B;ookeville, Md., or from Chas. H. Lane, F.sq., Pa. avenue. The Principal of this Institution may be seen on Friday, August 31, between the hours of 2 and <> p. m., at the kirkwood House. E. B. PRETTYMAN, A. M., au 23-2w Principal. THE UNION ACADEMY. r 11HK Fifth Annual Session of the Union Acad emy; and the Sixth of the Union Femalf Vcademy, will open on the first Monday In Sep tember, and continue44 weeks. Terms as usual. Circulars at the Bookstore of R.Farnham, Esq. 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, Prin. U. A. Mrs. Z. RICHARDS, Prin. U. F. A. au 17?lm GEORGETOWN COLLEGE, D. C. THE next session of this Institution will com mence on Monday, the 3d of September. Th?= preparatory department and collegiate course are jotn conducted by able and experienced Profes sors, who devote themselves to the moral and in -eiiectual advancement of those confided to their are. A large and spacious building has just been i ompleted to be used exclusively for the accom modation of the younger students. Their dormi tory, play grounds, study hal'. class rooms, Ac., will oe entirely distinct from those of the othei students, and officers especially assigned will at tend them In their p&3times and preside over their tudies. A complete separation will thus be ef fected between the younger and older students the advantages of which must be apparent to ali those who have the least experience in the educa tion of youth. The observatory of the College, its extensive Philosophical apparatus, rich and varied libraries, :uid Cabinet of Minerals, Geological Specimens and Shells. aJord to the Students of this Institu tion advantages rarely to be met with. B. A. MAGUIRE, an ft?dim President. THE DUTIES OF MRS. GOOD'S School will be resumed on Monday, the 3d of Sep teml>er, at her residence, No. 7 south side of First street. Her daughter, Mi?s M.J. Good, having returned ?o the District, will give lessons in music, (on the Piano) to a limited number of pupils. au 29?4t* MRS. LUNDY will resume the duties of her School on Monday, September 3d, at No 41 Louisiana avenue. au 30 ST. JOHN'S ACADEMY, 57 South Royal street, corner of Duke, ALKXANSBIA, VA. THE Seventeenth Annual Session will com mence Monday next. Hoard and Tuition per Session of ten months, ?125. Tuition only, per quarter of eleven weeks, 95. For circulars apply at 00 King street, or at the Academy, or address RICHARD L. CARNE, Jr., au 30?3t Principal. MISS HARROYER'S SEMINARY For Young Ladies, rorncr of New York avenue and Thirteenth St., wa?h;?ioto?i, d. c. 'HIIIS Institution will be opened on the second A Monday in September next. Most careful ana thorough instruction will be given In the English branches, Mathematics, Classics French, German, Music, Embroidery, and needlework. A lady of large experience and the highest qualifications has been employed in the School. For full particulars see circulars at Bookstores, an 30?lw PRIVATE TUITION. CIVIL AND MILITARY ENGINEERING, No. 483 Tenth street west. established in 1833. J FILL, Professor of Mathematics, will resume ? his Classes Monday evening, September 3, 1855, In the higher branches of Mathematics. Con3 ?strut tlon, Draughting, Civil and Military Engi neering. Navigation, Longitude by Chronometer Time. Mechanics, Machinery, the use of all Scales and Mathematical Instruments Terms per course for Mathematics, 825; lessons in Writing, 810; Book-keeping by double sntry, 815. Payable invariably in advance. au 31?3t MR IS . TEST will commence her Primary School for young children on Monday the 3d September, on F street, between 13th and 14th, No. 239. au31?2t? SELECT SCHOOL. ELLEN E. JANNEY wUl resume her School in Friends' Meeting House, on I street, Mon day, September 3d. au 28?eo3t* R ITT EN HOUSE ACADEMY, Comer Third st. and Indiana are., Washington. O. C. WIGHT. Principal. R. T. TAYLOR, Assistant. T. R. RAOULT, Teacher of French. R. GIBSON, Teacher of Drawing. THE next academic year will commence on Monday, September 3d Tuition 910 50, S12 50, and 815 per quarter, payable in advance. Circulars mav be obtained bv applying to the Principal or at the Bookstores of the city, au 2i?TuThAStSepQ BOARDING AND DAY SEMINARY FOR YOUNG LADIES, Mrs. GEN. T. T. WHEELER, Principal. THE duties of this Institution will be resumed

on Monday, the 3d of September, at the cor nor of Bridge and Washington streets. Entrance for Pupils on Washington street. Mrs. Wheeler respectfully solicits a continuance of the patronage she has so liberally received from the nubile, sod for which she tenders her sincere thanks. Circulars can be obtained on application to the Principal. an 13?eolm COTTAGE HOME SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Massachusetts avenut betto. lOrA and lllA sts. rriHE Sixth Academic Year of this School will A commence on Monday, September 3d. The Course of Instruction is arranged in Four Depart ments, and embraces all the branches of a liberal education. Miss M. A COX. Principal Madam DORMAN, Teacher of French. Mr. GIBSON, Teacher of Drawing and Paint lng. Mr. SCHEEL, Teacher of Music. |]7 Circulars my be obtained at the Bookstores au 21?eolm ~ THE WESTERN ACADEMY, Crner Seventeenth and J ttreets, Washington. A SELECT SCHOOL will be opened on the first Monday in September, for boys. N umber limited to twenty-five. Fbr particulars see circulars at the Bookstore, or sail at the School Rooir after August 22d. Jy aft-eogw# 8. L. LOOM18, A M. GEORGETOWN FEMALE SEMINARY. rpHK next Annual Session ef this Institution 1 will commence on Monday, September 3d, Punctual attendance 1s requested, and application fbr admission must be early made. Catalogues, with course of studies and terms, to be bad oa application to the Principal, au S?-eotSeplO WILLIAM TTCLARK - EXCURSIONS, Sec. FIRST GRAND PIC IVIC Of TBI Mechanical Club. T1HK Members of the Mechanical Club respect lull v Inform their friend* and ,rJw the public generally that tbeir flnt?Ti=filrt_ Grand Pic A ic will take place on W EDNESDAY, Spt ember 5th, at ARLINGTON STRINGS. No pains or expense will be spared to render this one of the best He Nics given this wasou. Fischer's Brass and String Baud has been en gaged for the occasion. Pinner and Snpper will be furnished by an ex perienced caterer. Refreshments will be provided for the ladles. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gent e man and ladies; to be had of the members, or at the boat. The Boat will leave Fourteenth street Bridge at 7 o'clock a. m. Committer of Arrangements. Chas W Davis, Jacob D Bontz, Wm H Eaton, Sam'l R Hoffman, WmHC Breggeman. au 29?WST?3t T FIRST GRAND PIC NIC Of THIS JACKSON CLUB, Will be given at Spring Gardens, (formerly oc cupied by A. Farter.) on M street, between 17/* and 18IA, on MONDAY, September 10f4, com mencing at 5 o'clock p. m. ' IHE JACKSON CLUB take great pleasure in announcing to the Clubs, their friends and the public generally that they will give their grand Pic N ic at the above named place. They will every effort to make this one of the most pleasant, <?ay and recherche pic nics of the season. No improper persons admitted on Ihe ground Scott's celebrated Brass and String Band has been engaged for the occasion. Refreshments will be furnished by an experi enced caterer. Tickets 50 cents?admitting a gentleman and ladies. Committee of Arrangements. W Delaway, C Moran, J R Brown, au 3 )?eotd SALE OF UNITED STATES PROPER ty at the Navy Yard, Memphis.?On TUESDAY, the85th day of September next, at JO o'clock a. m.. will be sold at public auctiou to the highest bidder, for cash, to be paid before the irticles shall * e removed from the yard, the chat tels of the United States remaining at said yard, among which are the following : 102 550 hard red brick 3 drawing boards and J .350 pressed do moveable frame 17 ft lineal dimension 4 parallel ruler*, 4c. stone 2 iron clamps 1,914 ft. lineal stone co- 8 shovels ping 1 ??w set 505 ft lineal stone, for 1 cross cut saw belt course 2 broad axes 150,000 feet (board mea- 5 steel squares sure) various timber 3 try squares 10,052 lbs nails, (assort- 25 hammers (assorted) ed sizes) 2 drawing knives ;,50 lbs. wrought nails 17 gouges ^72 lbs. new iron (bars) 1 paint knife 175 lbs steel 1 brace and bits r>5 lbs steel wire 25 chisels 150 lbs Iron do P nippers 161 round piles 5 pairs callipers 1 ,050 bushels sand 2 hard vices 5,500 slates li? by 18 in. 9 dozen flies (assorted) 958 ft lineal, ridge tile 8 spring punches 210 ft lineal tin conduit 6 pair of pliers pipe for cisterns 4 pair compasses 6 boxes X tin 5 screw drivers 4 spring bolts 0 plain punches 314 ibs band leather 2 cold chisels 30 lbs lace leather 1 rachet drill 29 lbs rosin 1 carpenter's guage ?50 lbs hard soap 4 fore planes 52 bbis North Carolina 2 plough plana* t&r 3 sash planet. 10 cart hubs 4 tonguelng planes 2 cart shafts 4 grooving pfanes 214 cart spokes 1 moulding plane 109 cart felloes 28 augers (assorted) 24 pile b*nds 3 large morticing chis 2.'gals linseed oil els 186 gels sperm oil 11 work beuchea 5 gals lard oil 6 gimlets 1 lot hickory cogs 1 rathe chisel 439 lbs Manilla rope, (4 1 sand screen ? 1Q) 1 sets blacksmiths' tools Oe lbs marline 1 set tinner's tools 10 lb* seizing stuff (tar- 3 piling rams red) 2 aerricks 18 Ibs seizing stuff (un 5 laborers' nicks tarred) 2 stone picks 42 lbs small Manilla cor- 3 sledges ^ 4 spirit levels (condem'd 40 lbs tarred yarns 1 paint stone 25 lbs Manilla \arns b wheelbarrows 119 tons Pittsburg stone 31 blocks (assorted size) . . 1 set wine measures 140 bushels charcoal 4 small scales & weights 2 quires eraory paper 5 platform scales and 2 cylinders and caps for weights cistern necks, (cast 14 oilcans (various sizes) iron) 14 curry combs (6 new) 1 lot of gutter hooka 4 setting flds 16 chairs 48 Are buckets 14 tables 2 hand hatchets 8 writing desks 2 grindstones 2 secretaries 3 hoisting cranes 3 office stools 1 kedge anchor 4 cabinets 1 grapnel 1 3 dozen dust brushes 1 set shovel, tongs and 8 globe lamps poker 1 four-horse wagon 5 wash stands 8 carts 1 looking glass 2 drays 3yds carpeting 2 water carts 4 pitchers 1 straw cutter 1 water Jar 2 pair timber wheels 1 iron safe 1 pitchfork 1 walnut bureau 8 uorse brushes 2 chests of drawers 1 plough and double tree 1 bookcase 1 pair double stretchers 6 stoves 1 pair single do 10 inkstands 6 cards Saluting Battery, consisting of 15 thirty-two-pounder carronades, with their equipment* complete. au 25?2aw2w JOHN DICKSON, DAN'L 8. GORDON, fc WM. KING have associated themselves to gether In the Wood and Coal business, and have located their place of business on the corner of I street and Vermont avenue, one square northeast of Lafayette Square, where they feel warranted in saying that they are prepared to furnish all who may favor them with a call, with the very best qualities of Lehigh, White and Red Ash COAL, of the different sizes. Also, Cumberland lump, run of mines, or fine for Smiths, Ac Also, Hick ory Oak and Pine Wood, all of which will be delivered promptly and with despatch, at the very lowest living rates, and for cash a little lower. Families la want of fuel would do well to give us a call before making their purchases for the winter, as our stock has been carefully selected, and In quality second to none in the District. DICKSON, 60RD0N A CO. au 23?2awlm GEO. H. VARNELL fc J. W. MAN KINS, Hease, Sign and Fancy Painters, OULD especially call the attention of the public to their specimens of Fancy Signs, to be seen at all times at their place of ouslness' Persons building and repalridg would do well to give us a call as we are determined to use every exertion on our part to give general satisfaction. Place of business on Louisiana avenue, between 8th and 7th streets, north side, next to the Varnum Building. Old Glazing promptly attended to. au 14-dtf THE HAT ESTABLISHMENT OF ANTHONY, on Seventh street second door north of Pa. avenue, Is the place where ^~\ HATS and CAPS are retailed at wholesale prices for cash only. Consequently 90 per cent extra prollt wfll not be chargea In oraer to off sot bad debts. The very beat Dreas Hats, got up In the latest stvle, S3 60, usually sold fbr S4 and S5. '-Quick sales and small proiita," la the motto. au 11?eo3ra DR. SCHWARTZE S CHRONO-THER MAL AGUE PILLS These Pills have stood unrivalled for the last raw years. Such Is the efficacy of these Pills, that such a thing aa faill'rx is impossible, if they are taken accord ing to direction. au 26?eolm Memoirs of Bennett and his Times. Clave HaU, by Miss Sewell?price f l Our First Famines price 91 25 The Eacaped Nun?price ft For sale by by E. K. LUNDY, au 11 0 Memoir of ikt. stdney smith, edited by Mrs. Austen, ? vols Panama la 1855. FRANCK TAYLOR, au 22 1 w< EVENING STAR. TEE LITTLE PEDLEB. One rainy afternoon in the ear?gj>art of au tumn. I heard a low knock at my back door, and upon going to open it. I f<>und a pedier. Now pedlers are a great vexation to me?they leave the gate? opon, never have any thing I want, and I don't like the face? which belong to most of them, especially those of the strong men, who go about with little packages of coarse goods, and I alwaysclosc the door upon tbem, saying to myself?laiy. This was a little boy. and bo was pale and wet, and looked so cold that I forgot that he was a pcdler, and asked him to come in by the fire. I thought he appeared as though he ex pected me to buy something, for he commerced opening his tin box, but I had no such inten tion. He looked up in my face very earn estly and sadly when I told him that I only wanted him to warm himself by the fire, and did not wish to purchase any thing. He rose slowly from his scat, and there was something in his air which reproached me, and I detained him to inquire why he was out in the rain. He replied. " I am out every day, and cau't stay in for a little rain ; besides most pedlers stay at home then, and I oan sell more on rainy days." "How much do you earn in a day?" "Sometime.* two shilling9, and sometimes one, ar.d once in a while I get nothing all day, and then, ma'am, I am very tired." Here he gave a quick, dry oough, which startled mc. " How long have you h*d that oough ?" "I don't know, ma'am." " Don't it hurt you ?" 44 Yes, ma'am. 4i Where does your mother live ?" "In heaven, ma'am," he said, unmoved. 44 Have you a father ?" 44 Yes, ma'am, he is with mother," he re plied in the same tone. " Have you auy brothers or sisters ?" " I had a little sister, but she went to mo ther about a month since." 44 What ailed her ?" 44 She wanted to see mother, and so do I, and I guess that's why I cough so." " Where do you live ?" 44 With Mrs. Brown, on N stree'." <k Do? s she give y^u any medicine for your cough " '? Not doctor's medicine, she is too poor, but she makes s> mething for mc to take. 44 Will you take something if 1 will give it to you?" " No, ma'am, thank you ! m- ther t:x k medi cine, and it didn't keep her, thcugU she wonted to stay, and I want to go, so it wouldn't stop my cough. Good day, ma'am." " Wait a moment, I paid, 441 want to see what you carry." He opened his box, and for once I found what i wanted. Indeed, I don t think it would have mattered what he had I should have wanted it. for the little pedier had changed in my eyes?he had a fatner and mother in heaven, and so had I. How strange that pedlers had never seemed like people? human, soul-filled beings, to me before ! Hot thankful he was, and how his great sunken blue eyes lookod into mi^e, when I paid him. 4- You don't ask me to take a cent less," said he, after hesitating a minute; "I think you must bf* rich." 41 Oh, no," I replied, 44 we are very far from that; and these things are worth more to me now, than I gave for them. Will you come again ?" 44 Yes, if I don't go to mother soon." 44 Are you huugry ?" 44 No, ma'am, I'm never hungry now; I sometimes think mother feed* me wben I am asleep; I only know that I don't wish to eat now. since sister died." 44 Did you feel sad then ?" 441 felt very big in my throat and thought I was choked, but I didn't cry a bit, though I felt very lonely at night for a while; but I am glad she's up there now." 44 Who told you that you were going to die?" 44Nobody, but I know I am. Perhaps I'll go before Christmas." I could not endure that he should go out In the storm that day, and tried to make him stay, but he said he would run and tell Mr*. Brown what good luck he had met with. Ho bid good day again cheerfully, and went into the cold rain, while I could only soy, 44 God be with thee, child." He never came again, though I looked for him every day, and at length, about New Year's, 1 went to the place he callcd home. Mrs. Brown was there, but the little pcdler bad gone before Christmas. Poor little pil grim ! his weary feet were at rest, and never more would his gentle knock be heard at the door of those who, like mjself, forgot that ne cessity and stern want often sent about these wanderers from house to house, and tnat their employment might be far more unendurable to tnem than annoying to us I have learned a lesson, and I never see a pedier bending with his load, but my heart softens to them, and I wonder if they, too, do not wish to lay aside their burden and be at rest. BEHAVIOR AT WATEBING PLACES. If a traveler were to visit an American wa tering place at the height of the season, we fear that he would conceive a poor idea of our politeness generally. He would find so many people putting on airs, so many rendering themselves absurd with pretensions, so many exhibiting a mere vulgar love of displav, that b'e would infallibly beooine disgusted, and averlooking the really well bred, would pro nounce us all a set of conceited puppies. Foremost in such places we would find thore would-be exclusive*, who fancy they are prov ing their gentility by violating a.l the ordi nary courtesies and customs of life. To be lingular some think, is to be aristocratic, and so Lhey 6tultify themselves by appearing in sun bonnets at church, coming down to dinner in l dishabille and attending a hop in a morning :ostume. Or he would see such persons af fected to be disgusted with everything they eat, and pronouncing excellent accommoda tions 44 absolutely wretched." Have people my business away from heme with such ridic ulous airs ? Watering places are essentially democratic, and have been so oonsidored ever since Beau Nash ruled at Bath. The genera :oinfort demands that all should bo affable, especially as an acquaintance formed at such resorts, is understood, among really well-bred persons, not to involve an intimacy in towns, unless by mutual consent. Next in prominence are the gossips and tale bearers. These are always busying them selves with other people's affairs, retailir^g -mall slander, winking inuendovs, manufac turing falsehoods. They pry among servants and <3iildren, po'sou the judgment of their listeners, and sedulously aim at setting evry body by the eats. Next eome the vulgar pre tenders, who, by dint of extravagance and show, hope to be regarded as people of consid eration. Then there are the latest mode, and ieride all who differ from them in dress, man ners, or style of acting. They will laugh to her face at an innoeent girl, who darces more elaborately than tb?y have been taught to. forgetting that, at the Court of St. James, the polkas and sehottisches would be considered insufferably low. It is the mark of a radi cally base and vulgar heart to And matter for ridicule in everything exoent vice or No class of persons is really leu well bred than those pretenders of fashion. But the Ladies are not the only offenders. It is a common thing in going to a watering ptaee to see men rush into the cart, monopolising tdl the best seats. Or they are seen snatcning the choicer viands, at a steamboat dinner, from under the very eyes of the ladies fer whom they wore intended- Or they drive recklessly past, nay, almoct over, nurses and shildren walking on the beajh. Or they keop invalid? awake at night and offend the rare of ladies, by the bacchanalian shoot* and F>oga. Or they pat off tbe!r eixar moke in the facet of women. Or they suffer an unprotected fe male almost to starve at table, by bribing the waiters to bring everything to them Or they gormandise like gluttons, to the infinite dis gust of all person? lees beast!y than them selves. | Pontile at watering places should remember that there is no public resort where their foi bles are m<-re easily detected, for every one has It;sore to observe his neighbor. To be natu ral. affable and courteous is therefore the only safe plan. Gene rail y, when people pot on j airs, they deceive n >body bot themselves, and ! instead of exhibiting their importance, they only betray their tilliaees and vulgarity.. A SUCCESSFUL THICK. A yoorg and skilful diaciploof Robert Hou den was some time ago traveling in the north ern provinces of Prance, giving exhibitions in natural magic, in eiinp:.ny with a young wag, now director of a printing establishment la Paris. In their wanderings tbfy arrived at the town of R . more renowned for its manu factures than for the natoral brilliancy ef its inhabitant/. Here the roceipts of the magi cian were absolutely nothing, and despair reigned in the hearts of oar two adventurers. What was to he done f "By iny faith," exclaimed the assistant magician, " it will never do to say that wo did not make our expenses ' I have it! Let me write a poster for ooe more entertain ment, and if the attraction don't answer, call me no assistant for a high priest of diablerie : 44 'At tbe urgent request of the large and in telligent audiences ot our former entertain ments, we have consented to perform the as tounding feat of making tbe cathedral bell ring any hoor indicated by any of the au dience. To take place this evening.' " There, how will that do?" " Bui how are yoo to fulfil the promise?" " Oh! never mind. Am I not a worthy pupil of a skilful master Leave that t-j me. ' Night c&ute, and with it a crowd of tbe cu rious. All went off well, and now came the feature of the evening. Any cne was asked to name a number. " Four!" came from the crowd. In fear and trembling the mirhty magician extended his hands towards the cathedral, when one! two! three! four! boomed slowly from the cupola. The eold perspiration started, to the exhibitor's brow, and the audience shouted with di light and surprise. u Kucore! encore!" resounded from all parts of the room. Again What was to be done? But a voice from behind the curtain said : "Go ahead, old boy?it's all right!" With a sigh of n.ief the exhibitor repeated the miracle again ami again, and the specta tors departed filled with enthusiasm. " What in tbe name of wonder have you been doing ?" exclaimed the puttied princi pal to his laughing assistant, as eoon as the doors were closed. " Why, I gave the bell-ringer five francs to stay in the be!Try and rin? as many time as I placed candles in the window, aud I think it aucoeeded pretty well, n'ut ee paj V replied the other, snaking the well-filled cash box. The next day, as they were starting in th# cars, one of the city cooncillors came to them, and begged that they would explain the mir acle. " It is magnetism, my friend." said the ma gician, with a grand flourish of his hand, and the magistrate departed, much edified ar* perfectly satisfied. A Sawdust Hoax.?Jane Hughes stole a box of tea from the front oT a store in Seoond street. Jane is an rid woman, and remarkably fond ef tea; Jane is also a poor woman, having but little money to expend for the purchase of her darling beverage, consequently she looked on this chance as a godsend, and concluded( to take a supply for winter. Therefore the had watched her opportunity, and in the evening, when none insiae were looking, Jane picked up the box and eontinued her travels; but a po licemen meeting her smelt a mice; and pat a few questions which Jane failed to answer sat isfactorily, so she was taken to the Station tion house. In the baaswood bunk, or cell, No. 77, Jane slept that night; but in her dream* she had dim visions of tin tea-kettles and smaller utenrila, boiling, and steaming, end hissing, and orerfi >wing with green tea; small eompanics of ancient dames of her aeauain tance were seated at her table, and all stir ring and sipping nt a con, yes, a dogen cops, of her delightful tea. Sne wouldn't need any other provisions all winter, and she'd have plonty of tea parties. Bot Jane's dreams were disturbed by being called into Court. The b-'X waa brooght in. and to show her how great was her crime and to ascertain the value of she tea, it was duly opened- Alas ! poor Jane! your box of tea was but a sawdust " dummy," which the deceitful dealer had placed in front of his store to throw dust in the eves of such poor, simple eouls as you. J ane s mortification was greater at having been fooled, than being arrested, and tears fi <wed freely as the tea-parties, one by one, disap peared. The owner of the dommy refused to prefer a charge against her, so J ane was per m tted to depart, which she did, saving that ?he bought the tea from a man in the s:reet, and that he was a swindler of honest women. ZY. Y. Tribune. Edccatios.?Eduoation should follow Na ure and aid it. How does Nature prooeed ? [t acts slowly, and develops itself moderately n the different periods of the child's age. Nothing forced ; nothing violent; nothing pre :ipitant. Thus ought education to be- The iou! of the child is not an empty vase, which receives paaeivcly what is destined to fill it. [t contains a fruitful germ, croper to be de r eloped. It has in itself a force and energy ? assimilate to itselr 'he principles which >ome from without. It is by the exercise of he natural facult:es that they develop their iighest degree of perfection. The mother sommences the development. The father and he teacher continue it. Social education fin shes it. Physical nature reaches this end slowlv bot lurely. It is not always ao with the educa tor of the child. Deplorable eauaet sonne imes interrupt it. But Eduoation has, over Mature, this advantage; that man it submitted o its influence at nearly every period of hie ifc. when physical nature has fiuiahed its vork upon the body at perhaps twenty years >f age. But one capital point should never >e lost eight of. It is this : If a young man >&? been hardly raited, he will not resist after ie bae reached the age of a man, the trials of ife. If his first education has not solidly *rained his charaoter, settled his heart, en lightened his spirit, and his conscience, like furious tempests, theae trials will overwhelm lim.?Prof. J B. Atvgtliz. Nxighbors.?" They're theoneomfortablcet let o' neighbors that ever yer knowed," said Hrs. dnigglefrits "One never gits a minnit's peace of 'ew. Pint, there's our Tom heavin* stones and breakin' in o* their winders. Then Joe, he'a allays a oallio' on 'em names, an* settin' Grip at their heels when they come home from meetin'. And the critters oat there is the pastur', they're everlasting over the ban inter their tater-patch. " What with one think and another, I'm gettin' pesky tired on'm ; and I shan't feel a tixpence-'orth o' toner ef some fine day finds 'em a-toddlin' back where they kem from " ry Kossuth docs not like it becaoae the U. 5. Government docs not answer his notes. Tec peat Hungarian shenld rtmtiubcr that tkcyc arc many of hie noui (for value received) in his country which the people would he happy ? hare him answer Mmeelf ?B9**n feW

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