Newspaper of Evening Star, September 4, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 4, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENTING STAR^ PlBLJSilLI> tVERY AFTEKNOO*. (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At Hh Star Bmildmfs.etrmtr of PttmtwlvMnim avt+xt ?Ad EUtimik strut, B7 W. P. WALLACH, Will besflfred to subscriber* by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*; papers served In package* at jgv eetrj per month. To mail subscribers the ?ub ?criptlon price Is THREE DOLLARS AND PIF. TY CENTS a year inadcanet, TWO DOLLARS for six Mm and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three month, at the rate of li* cent* ? week. 1 iZF SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1855. NO. 833. ?OHS ft- ILVATH. WILLIAM THOMPSON. KiVAMl ic THOMPSON, ?I4LIR!IK HASDWARS, COACH THIjtMHTGB, Ac., Xo. 3Ub Pennsylvania avenue, Utwun Nmik aad Tinth tit, ITajAiaftoa, (7. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Br.tannia, Uennan Silver. Albata and Silver Pla ted, Tea, Table p.nd Dessert Croons Carvers and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks Brass, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Wade Irons, Sad Irons ' Misiln and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnacee, Grid Irons, Ovens, 4c. ' BUILDING MATERIALS. * S?Tv!lik1L^tisCUPb0ard'Chejt' TU1' M Screw?'Ca' ">d Ball Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, 4c. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS Hair Cloth, CpiHair, Moss, Gimps, Sofa and Vaii,i" Hooks,Rac* ?^ys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furniture Nail* ?ioe, Coiln Handle* and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. HUM Saw., Drawing Knives spokeahavee, C a I wis and l?onges. Plane Ire as Angers. Braces a nd Bitts, Boring MuChlnee. Hi iuers. Hatchets, Devels ?.-v?Li. Squares, Guages, Axes, 4c. BLACKSMITH 4 COACH MAKERS'GOODS B Springs, Aries, Felloes, Shafte! 8? S' Bow?, Poles ? Sic V, R unners, Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Jamlr. Frame*, Lamps. Inside Lining?, Lining ? p ?eanail1^ Cards T4b. ravels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringe, Laoce, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass ftutb ^uck, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather *?? , ELVANS 4 THOMPSON, ' J 383 Pa. avenue. <*LEN WOOD CEMETERY, O.flce N?. X&i Pu. are., corner 10th street, T_ (ovii ran uviss's basi.) HiS tLMaTERY is laid out on the plan of the celebratedGreenwood, of New Vork, and ?luai-.l on the high ground distant one and a quiT-r a ,ie* north of the Capitol?North Capitol .f*. leading directly to the gateway. 1 - npany nave sr-cured a charter from Con impropriating 'heir ground forever to burial ? F V rr"lJ a fee title to the purchaser, and biting all encroachments from legislation or n *v"f? **hlch isof vast importance to those I ,.-ao w:s.i tueir dead to repose where they have j laced the n, for it has become a custom in all otu'-r cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to Mill it, and throw the dead prom.scouslv Into one large pit, and le-'al oeas ires cannot prevent It, as no titles are viven to the ground. 6 N I> ?Office open from 10 to 12 o'clock a. m . where Pamphlet-*, containing the Charter By Laws, aod a map of the grouud, and all other In formation, can be obtained. All orders left with Mr. James F. Harvev No I: ) Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je is_|y A 22EIC AN HOTEL. No? 4T'6 F?. a- ?*u?, ??{-??* 41/ ar.4 6tk stri?t? 8. HEFLLBOWER A L. T. LOVET'r, rftopniiTons. )T 6ui COFFIN WARE ROOM, tec. 9 ? WILLIAM PLANT 4 CO UNDERTA KER9?residence 418 Seventh su-eet, between G and H streets. C T? ? lutennents procured in any ground or cemetery Cofflr.s, Caps, Shrouds, Carriages. an<* every article for interments* of )*at furnished at short notice, on the moHt reasonable terms, and at all tours of the ES Havlrg the exclusive right of Crumn't Patent Corpse Prtserver, wc guaruutee to keep the dead for any length of tin*. jyl 1 _ly DENTISTRY. R U ?Dentist. late of the 2rm of "-*? **un. A Donaldson, continues to ?manufacture and insert Uiose beautiful Porcelain teeth, wiih or without sums, ^ for apccimeaa of which (made end deposited by k*e 4fin'J awarded the first premium at l^'s *ity Institute Fair, recently held in These teeth are carved and shaded to salt each particular ease, and their resemblance to the natu 5?edeye' *? ^>":^ecl 33 10 ihe most prac PartlcUar attention also paid to filling and pro v the natural teeth. W ^ "icderau?, end all op-ratloca warranted f 5 *outii,*est corner of Seventh nj.d D streets. Sendee on D. mar Ul-Cm ?ENT1HTHT. r|R. MUNSON res pec tf illy calls rib'Jc atten , ,,Tu?n to his new, patent and great J? ~ w VRD method of aettiag Ar J-ickl i'eeth, with Continuous finm SS^PEK^CTION OF THE ARTTThl. f- 1 following advantage:* over r!^S' T]? : S*KAT STRENGTH, CLEAN ' COMFORT and BEAUTY, vleini' ' ^d in some othera . public lnspoLtlon is respectfully sclio Piease call and see specimens. Co ri/J1?1*- ~~?l0 olSer the District of <1 '?Wa ho a right to make this style of teeth. ?j ? B ?-"**h constitutionally healthy, plumed ?ad warrant -d for life OtL,e and house No. 236 E street, near the cor avenuj and 14th street. Jul *ES.*!iy" AT JOE ?HILLING. ^ tsa's Periadical Depot? M'A ??i?aGfUiCKeV' Smith, edited by 111,1^55' att ?ccoaat Tf the Panama Rail sk^trhi ^ Panama and Aspir waU, wi:n ?etches of Life and Character on the Isthans. by A33cr. a omtM The Escanbd Nun R^. \ir, Ugalcr' M To1' b>' Repnolds *ose AlUton, a romance. J. SHILLINGTON'9, ln Bulldiag, corner P*. av. and 4>^ st. A t'AKD. J?( i1*14' ^0" 401 8txtl1 ?feet, f 1 streets, desires to inform ci^taeas of \/ashlngton and vicinity, that pi* Vf.ur K'JPST**? to olve ia*^uctions on the I .n"N(, tOSLiE She bas taught musio in v ?-. t-i-' principal cities of tLe Union and - r?..' '!* ; skiwiag that she is folly com k ?Tm t- i<V?':**rg<J the duties of her profession v 10 L- r^t.-f it.ioa of those who mayfiivor her with f Ui ,r pi.ro: ' 1 7:,.u; ' for lessons, at her residence, or H kati ?nal hotel, N0aF0LK, va. tl. Q. n.VlifEKS Proprietor. AVING purchased the above well known es ta ?li?ain-,at, 1 rexnectfully Inform my < fri-uas and the traveling public, that the "io.ive ; oeei thorou^oly renovated andj r.cwlv forn!shed throughout, and Is n?w opea f >i the r-.:eptIon of permanent and transient faerd rr> ; * jrn my sincere thanks to my friends and u - public generally for the liberal patronage ex tended in' for the last twenty-three years, and mtp-'ctfuily solicit a continuance of the same, as suring them that nothing will be left undone to make them at HOME while sojourning at the Nt tloual N H ? A four-horse stage Coach letves the Na tional Hotel every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sat urday for fehaabeih City, N. C. ai 10-lin B B. WALTERS. PURE BOSTON ICE. A PLENTIFUL supply of the above Indispen sable article will oe kept on hand throughout the season, at the "Eldorado House," Pa. avenue between 3d aud ) { streets, where families resid ing in the neighborhood can be supplied In large or small quantities, at the lowest rates. CLEMENT REYNOLDS. N. B.?Choice Wines, Brandies. Cigars. 4c. Dinners, Suppers, 4c., supplied in good style, as usual, at shortest notice. au 7?eolm CUKE FOR HOT WEATHER. RNY'S ICE CREAMS, CAKE, and WA TER ICES, for which he was awarded a Medal by the Metropolitan Mechanica' Institute, is highly recommended for the above. Will fee at to any part of the District free of charve. Stud your orders to crt Bridge st., Georgetown. It*?<*t A' DENTISTRY. DR. V. 8HINN, Graduate of the Phlladelj College of Dental Surgery, respect fully informs the residents of George town and Its vicinity that he has loca- ... ted himself amongst them for the purpose ol prac tising his profession. Office 121 Washington St., above Bridge street, Georgetown, D C. je25-d8m*eo1m* WEBER'S BRASS AND STRING BAND. 1TOIS old established and favorite band fur nish music as usual for Excursions, Sere nades, PicNics, Halts, Parties*. Exhibitions, Ac. Orders may be left at Hllbut A 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 PAOSPERl'S CORNET BAND. THIS Band is suitable for any and all purposes, and is warranted to give satisfaction to all those who may be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass, Reed, or Cotillon Band. Any number or musicians to be had at the-short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROSPERI, Leader, at Taltavull's Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B.?Orders Ml at HilbusA Hitz's Music De pot will be promptly atteuded to. may 25?4m SILVER WARE. > H9EMKEN, 330 Pa. avenue, between 9th and ? 10th streets, offers his lame stock of puie Silver War*, consisting of Coffee and Tea Sets, complete, Sugar Bowls, Cream Goblets, Cups, Spo .<ns 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. IU~ Silvet ware of any design n.;:de to order at short notice. Particular attention is paid in get ting up Testimonials, Premiums, Ac. au 1?tr ICE?(CE?ICE : fWARLES WERNER, on Pa. avenue, oppo V/ site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the seFson, an ample supply of Petti tone's best ICE, which he will sell, on call, in any quantities, at the lowest possible rates. may'29?dtSep 30 BASKETS.?Work, Card, Traveling, Knife, Key. Cigar, Office, Market and Clothes Bas kets. Ir you want a good basket, at a low price, call at 41K; Seventh street. G. FRANCIS. ati 8? SOMETHING TO OLD AND YOUNG. PROFESSOR WOOD'S HAIR RESTORATIVE. THIS preparation, although less than two years before the public; owing to its wonderful ef fects upon the numan hair and scalp, has already obtained a celebrity and sale perfectly wn paralleled. It has without the ordinary appliance used for such purposes, v/on its way. and been heartily welcomed to most of the cities and towns in the United States, the Canada*, and the West India Islands. Nor is this result surprising when it is remembered that its popularity is based upon its merits, solely as established by actual tests. That this preparation will actually Restore gray Hair to its Natural Coior, produce a luxuriant growth upon the beads of the bald, prevent the hair from falling oil", and when used as a tonic ar ticle, produce a continual flow of the natural iluld and tlius render the hair scft, glossy and wavy, destroy diseases of the scalp, and expel dandruff the certificates of distinguished gentlemen ana ladies in every part of the country who have tried it, and therefore speak what they know, most ful ly attest. That by a proper use of this Restorative tne hair can be made to attain and retain its natu ral color to almost any a^e alotted to humanity, by removing the cause of disease from the scalp? no matter how long standing?'he concurrcnt tes timonials of the press and the certificates of nu merous respectable individuals of both sexes, to the use of tnls curative, a* well as of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before alia ded to, can be had of all agents. BaooitriELD*Mass., Jan. 12,1855. Pro?. Wood?Dear Sir?Having madet-lalof your Hair Restorative, It gives me pleasure to say that its effect has b en excellent in removing in flammation, dandruff, and a constant tendency to Itching, with which I have been troubled from childhood, and h&i al-.oi estort-d my ?<air, wsich was becoming gray, tct is orl^nai culor. 1 ha~e used no other artlclo, with tnythlng like the baxa* pleasure and profit. Yoaro, truly , J. K. BRAGG. Pastor of Orthodox Church. B rookie Id. Carltlk, 111.. June 27, 1853. I have used Prof O. J. Wood's Hair Restora tive, and have admired Its wonderful effect. My hair was becoming, as I thorgkt, prematurely gray; but by tne ut,e of his ''Restorative" It has res meu its original cclor, ar.d I Lave no doubt, permanently so. SIDNEY BREESE, Ex-S?uator United State*. Pa or. Wood :?Deer Sir?Mv hair commenced falling off some three or foar 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 I was induced to use your celebrated Hair Res;orative, and am very happy to say It is doing wonders I have now a tine growth of young hair, and cheerfully recommend its use to all tlmilarly aJUcted A. C WILLIAMSON, 133 Second street. Address O. J. WOOD & CO., Proprietors, 31fl Bioedway, New York, and 114 Market street, St. Louis, Mo C. STOTT & CO , wholesale a^.d retail Agent, Washington. T. W/DYOTT A SONS, General Wholesale Agent, Philadelphia, Pu. au 1?ly DR. L. 11. WIUGiir'3 UNFAILING 4 SCROFULOUS ANTIDOTE," Jt?r 141 Ptrmc.tuat Curt cf CGiWSDMPTION Mi mil other form? of SCKOFULU US DISEASES. THIS Medl:lne is prepared by an eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice in New York olty, daring which dnia he has constantly used It with the most unbounded su-icass, and created fox it a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of m'Jdislne. It acts Immediately upon tho blood, cleanAir; it from all scrofulous humors oi impuritl s, renovating and, by Its magic dow us, INVIGORATE THE WHOLE SYSTEM, in proof of whloh, hundreds of respectable wit nesses from the doctor's private practice have giv en 'n their testimony, and entreat^tho-jo suffering Trom any scrofulous affection, to call ufon tk**n amd tatxsfy tk*vi>?lvei. A i realise on Scrofulous Diseases can be bad gratis at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 400 Broadway, and at Drug Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT & CO., Agents for Washington DR. L. K. WRIOHT'S TASTELESS "LIQUID CATHARTIC,* OR, FAMILY rHYSIC. THIS is the BEST. CHEAPEST, and MOSf EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It is TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating effect of Pills, Oil, Senna, Ac.,) and pro ducing no griping or other painful effects. Unlike all other purgatives, it searches to the bottom of the disease, thoroughly cleanses the stomach, and leaves the bowels entirely free from costlveness. NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT. Children drink it readily and without forcing, and NO MEDICINE IS MORE HIGHLY RE COMMENDED by the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give it a trial and then judge for yourselves. It can be had wholesale and retail at E. H. ST A BLER A CO.'S, Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO., Washington, D C. DR. WRIGHT S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 40* Broadway, where the doctor can be consulted daily on diseases generally, from 12 to 2 p. m., without charge. Je 13?6m FIRST WARD LIVERY AND SALE ST A* DLES. IN announcing to the public of Washington that I have taken po-stsiion, by purchase, ^ of the above Stables, on G street, near the War Department, (lately occupied by A. SchWHrtx.) I wish to inform, them that it will be entirely conducted by myself, snd thai all orders left upon the premises will be attended to punctually with elegant Carriages and careful driven.. The Riding School will be con ducted by a professional equestrian and perfectly d ?clle horses; having stated hours for lady eques trians, in private or public, as they may prefer. Particular attention will be paid to nones kept at Livery in his establishment. Persons requiring open barouches or ikmlly ear res, can be saUsihctorlly accommodated, as ft as those desiring riding horses for gentleieea >r ladles. FRIEDEKECKLAKEMEYER, Jy *1?3? Agent. LIGHT AND DARKNESS; or the Shadow of Fate. A story of fashionable Lift. Paper I'J cents?cloth 75 cents TAYLOR A MAURY'S ?? tT Bookstore, near 9tk at, 3s* riaze wrea i EDUCATIONAL. GEORGETOWN CLASSICAL AM) MATH EMATK AL ACADEMY. THE dndersigned having rented the building in which the late \Vm. K. Abbott, Esq , so long and so favorably conducted his Academy, and having thus secured more ample accommodations will receive an r.ddHional number of pupils. Early applications are particularly requested, as it is important that all the scholars should be pres ent at the formation of the classes. The exercises will be resumed on Monday. Sep tember 3d. P. A. BO WEN, Principal, au 27 No. M West St., Georgetown. RUGBY ACADEMyT Fourteenth street, opposite Franklin Square. THE duties of this Institution will be resumed on the second Monday in September. Num ber < f pupils limited. Circulars of the Academy can be obtained at the residence of the Principal, on N, between 12th and 13th streets. O. F. MORISON. BROOKEV1LLE ACADEMY, M intfomery co., Md. THE Fall Session ef this Institution will com* m?nce on Monday, September 3d. Catalogues, containing full information relative to the School, may be obtained by aridressing the Principal, at Biooceville, Md., or fr^m Chas. H. Lane, Esq., Pa. avenue. The Principal of this Institution may be seen on Friday, August 31, between the hours of 2 and 6 p. m., at the Klrkwocd House. E. B. PRETTY MAN, A.M., au2l?2w Principal. THE UNION ACADEMY. THE Fifth Annual Session of the Union Acad emy; and the Sixth of the Union Female Academy, will open on the first Monday in Sep tember, and continue 14 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 coil ducted as to secure that mental end 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?1 m GEORGETOWN COLLEGE, D. t. THE next session of this i restitution will com mence on Monday, the "d of September. The preparatory department and collegiate course are both eond iictea by able and experienced Profes sors, who devote themselves to the moral and in tellectual advancement of those confided to their care. A large and spacious building has Just been completed to be used exclusively for the accom modation of the younger student.*. Their dormi tory, play ground*, study hall, class rooms, &c., will be entirely distinct from those of the other students, and officers especially assigned will at tend them in their pastimes and preside over their studies. A complete separation will thus be ef fected between the younger and older students, the advantages of which must be apparent to all those who have the least experience In the educa tion of youth. The observatory of the College, its extensive Philosophical apparatus, rich and viried libraries, and Cabinet of Minerals, Geological Specimen* and Shells, afford to the Students of this institu tion advantages rarely to be met with. B. A. MAGUIRE, au<j?dim President. MRS. LUNDY will resume the duties of her School on Monday, September 3d, at No 46 [ Louisiana avenue. au 30 MISS 11. McCORMICK AND SISTER wi:l resum? the duties of their S -hool on the 3<i of September, at their place cf residence, No. 43 4>f f-treet, between Pennsylvania and Missouri avenues. au 31?eo3t* MISS S. If OMAN'S ENGLISH * FRENCH BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL 233 Fstreet. THIS Institution will be rf-opened the 17th of September. For circulars application-to the Principal Is re quested. ?'areats are invited to vls't the Class-rooms. Dny School for Little Boys.?For further In formitlou reference may be made to Mi's IIo-jan's Circular. sep 3?eo3t# MiSS HARROVLR'S SEMINARY t or Vouas Lndtrs, Ccrmr of Xeu> York avenue, and Thirteenth St., WASHINGTON, D. C. THIS Institution will lie opened on the second Monday In September next. Most careful ana (borough instruction will be given in the English branches, Mathematics, Classics French, German, Music, Embroidery, and needlework. A lady of large experience and the highe st qualification* has been employed in the Scnool. ? For full particulars see circulars at Bookstores, au 30?lw BOARDING AND DAY SEMINARY FOR YOUNG LADIES, Mrs. GEN. T. T. WHEELER, Piituipal. THE duties of this Institution will be resumed on Monday, the 3d of September, at the cor ner of Bridge and Washington streets. Entrance for l uj.lis on Washington street. Mrs. Wheelsr respectfully solicits a continuance of the patronage she has so liberally recei ved from the puoiic, and for which she tenders her sincere thanks. Circulars can be obtained on application to the Principal. au lis?eolm COTTAGE HOME SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. Massachusetts arewue b:iw. 10f4 and Utfc sts. 1M1E Sixth Academic Year of this School will commence on Monday, September 3d. The Course of Instruction Is arranged in Four Depart ments, and embrace* all the branches of a liberal education. Mi?s M. A. COX, Principal Madam DORM AN, Teacher of French. Mr. GIBSON, Teacher of Drawing and Paint lug. Mr. SCHEEL, Teacher of Music. ip" Circulars my be obtained at the Bookstores. au 21?colm THE WESTERN ACADEMY, Crner Seventeenth and I vtrtets, Washington. A SELECT SCHOOL will be or ned on the first Monday in September, for coys. N umber limited to twenty-five. For particulars see circulars at the Books,,.re, or oall at the School Room after Aug".at 22d. Jy2R?eotfw* S. L. LOOMIS, A. M._ GEORGETOWN FEMALE SEMINARY. THE next Annual Session of this Institution will commence oa Monday, September ^d. Punctual attendance is requested, aua application for admission must be early made. Catalogues, with course of studies and terms, to be had on application to the Principal. au 6?eotoeplO WILLIAM J CLARK^ RITTENHOUSE ACADEMY, Corner Third st. and Indiana ava., 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 S10 &>, 812 SO, and $15 per quarter, payable In advance. Circulars may be obtained by applying to the Principal or at the Bookstores of the city, au 2i?TuTh&StSepa FAIR HILL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, Bandy Spring, Montgomery county, Md. THE ninth term of this Instltutlau will com mence on the 10th day of the ninth month (September) next. Circulars containing the needful Information in

regard to the School can be obtained by those who desire It, by addressing, at Olney Post Office, Montgomery county, Mar viand, It. S. KIRK, or wmTh. FAROUHAR Refer to Jno. T. Towers, Lambert Tree, W. D. Wattach. Je 3t>?2awVw LAND WARRANTS LOCATED. PIE subscribers will locate I .and Warrants either In Ohio, Indiana, lilinolsor Iowa, and and give a correct description of the land located. If, upon examination, this description proves in correct, they will themselves take the land, glvlug for It another warrant for the same quantity. One of the firm resides In the West, and Will give the business his personal superlntendance. MILLER A BROWN, 7th St., opposite Poet Office, Washington. )y 13?eo3m " T>OOK BINDERS' FASTE BRUSHES Ic JL> GLUE. Also, Patent Paint Oil fbr roofs, Ac. 6 bbis Putty, in bladders, for sale by HOWELL A MOK'ELL, No 3tf3 C street, betweea 6th and 7th. ?a M?In EXCURSIONS, &c. FIRST GRAND PIC NIC or THE Mechanical Club. THK Members of the Mechanical Club respect* fully Inform their friends and m f[T"fc the public generally that their flrstSSj^SB Grand Pic Nic will take place on WEDNESDA'' September 5th, at ARLINGTON SPRINGS. No pains or expense will be spared to render this one of the best He Nlcs given this season. Fischer's Brass and String Band has been en gaged for the occasion. Dinner and Supper 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. Covimittet of Arrangements. Chas W Davis, Jacob D Bonti, Wm H Eaton, Sam'l R Hoffman, WmHC Bre^geman. au 29?WST?3t FIRST GRAND PIC NIC OF THE JACKSON CLUB, Will b? given at Spring Garden*, (formerly oc \y A. Favicr,) o* 31 stre\t\Z7weenl?fh PtN2AYf S<Pttmber 10tA, com mencing at 5 o'clock p. tn. 'J^HE JACKSON CLUB take great pl?asurein tf n^v|uncln8 \? Clubs, their friends and Plr ^ S K ^ne^Uy that they wiil give their grand 1 lc >1 lcat the above named place. Thev will use '? ?ne!?f the mK? i^V and recherche pic nics of the season No improper persons admitted on the <rovnd Scott s celebrated Brass and S;ring Band has been engaged for the occasion. Refreshments will be famished by an experi enced caterer. 7 "i**1 ladic?ketS 5J cent8~admittlng 8 gentleman and Committee of Arrangements. .fSSSfa c MoRm' 1R ?"<""? ?<ALE OF UNIT JED STATES PROPER St J*n I J .l 2V*. Yard' Memphis.?On in f vhBw ' ?H i v of ^P^mber next, at "0. '?,ck , wi" be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, to be paid Wore the a.tides shall ><e removed from the yard, the chat .'?l* of the United Stat' s remaining at said vard, among which are the following : J1?-?56 ha"*red brick 3 drawing boards and !r~P Fessfd do moveable frame 4/ ft. lineal dimension 1 parallel rulers, Ac. i riil? ii i . 2 Iron clamps l,S44 ft. lineal stone co- 8 shovels pinp[ J SAW set Nioft. lineal stone, for 1 cross cut saw ,r7tllc?ur#* 2 broadaxe* LiO,000 feet (board mea- 5 steel squares sure) various timber 3 try pquares 10 Wb\nails, (assort- 25hammers (assorted) o^ik . 2 drawing knives 2j0 lbs. wrought nails 17 troupes 072 lbs. new iron (bars) 1 jalnt knife 1-5 lbs. steel 1 brace and bits 5o lbs steel wire 25 chisels If?lb8 l?n do 0 nippers ? round piles 5 pairVcallipers 1,W0 oushels sand 2 hand vices 15,ln- 9 dozer? files (assorted) ?? iinei' 8 spring punches 210 ft lineal tin conduit G pair of pliers pipe for cisterns 4 pair compas.es boxes X tin 5 screw drivers an'Vi k j? ? plain punches 31 libs band 1 wither 2 cold c&selr. ^ acPleather 1 rachet rtrill mo jk, 1 carpenter's gua^ 250 lbs hard soap 4 fore planes 5. bois North Carolina 2 plough plane* 1 a v. r. ? ^""h planes ?e2t* tonguelng plane? i)n u grooving pfanes X?S5!S?S 1 moulding plane w iA j 28 a?g?s (assorted) A & Unseed oil 3 ?ZSXK5'M i'a1-*" ^?ltih,v07,5CegS , ^'chisel 139 lbs .Vanllia rope, (4 1 sand screen r *?> \ blacksmiths' tools ?.1 IK marHne 1 set tinner's tools 40lh< seizing stuff (tar- 3 piling rarcs natwJ < < ? 2 derricks V g 6tuff (nn 5 kborera' picks 42 1 bs small Manilla cor- 3 sledges^ " ! Sffi ?? <CM"lem'd 25 lbs Manilla jarns 8 wheelbarrows 119 ton. Pittsburg stone 31 blocks (assortedsize) i,inh,?fc.,.. , } set wine measures 140 bushels charcoal 4 small scales A weights ^q,U11,reSe:n?ry.paper 5 Pl*^orm scales and 2 c\ linders and caps for weights cistern necks, (cast 14 oil cans (various sizes) ?oLu.ce, LooU <* 0tW' 11 ? ,a, 48 lire buckets p JriM6* AX. 2 band h?tcheU e writiag desks 3 grindstones i :t foisting c rones 3 oiflce stools 1 kedge ;?nchor 1 ?ofa 1 grapnel i.v i . . J dozen dust brushe* 1 set shovel, tongs and tf globe lamps r ZTt a ^ forr-horse wages 0 v asastands y carls 1 looking glass 2 drays 3B,V yds caipetlng 2 water carts 4 pitchers 1 straw cutter water Jar 2 pair timber wheels 1 iron safe 1 pitchfork 1 walnut bureau 8 torse brushes ? ! p,';uiih \B.d 0 S-? } Pa,lr d.ouWe stretchers ?,?ye' . 1 P&ir single do 10 inkstands 6 cards Saluting Battery. consisting of 15 ihirty-two-pounder carronades, wuh their equipmeuU compiete. au 25?2aw2w J???j DJ^^,' DAN'L ?* GORDONTk <i . i * have associated themselves to gether In the \V ood and Coal business, and have located their place of business on the corner of 1 street and Vermont avenue, one square northeast of Lafayette Square, where they feel warranted in saving that they are prepared to furnish all who may favor them with a call, with the very best !?Leh Sb' White and Ked Ash COAL, diprent sizes. Also, Cumberland lump ?f mines, or llnefor Smiths, 4c Also, Ulck ory. Oak and Pine Wood, all of which will be delivered promptly and with despatch, at the very lowest UviHg rates, and for cash a 1 ittle lower. I aiailies l i want of fuel wou'd do well to give us a call before making their purchases for the winter, as our stock has been carefully selected, and lnqual.ty second to none in the District , D1CKS<>N, GORDON & CO. tu 23?2awlin n?, SCHWARTZE'S CHRONflT-THER J ^ AG t E PILLS.?These Pills have fv.'90(4 "nn^vailed for the last tkx years. Such is the eflcacy of these Pills, that such a thin"- as fa ii. irk is impossible, if they are taken accord lug to direction. au 23-eolm WM. PKTT1BONK, BOOKBINDER AND BLANK BOOK MAN 0 t UPACTUKEB, .southeast corner Eighth and D streets, WASHINGTON, D. C. au 23?2w3t* ' GEO. II. TARNCLL fc J. W. MANRINS. W,?????? Si?n ?ad Fancy Painters, OULD especially call the attention of the public to their specimens of Fancy Signs, to be seen at all times at th*r place of business! 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. 1 lace of business on Louisiana avenue, between ?th and 7th streets, north side, next to the Varnum Building. Old Glazing promptly attended to. au 14?dtf MEp?iS,I?iS25,F and his Times. Hall, by Miss Sewell?price fl Our First Families?price 91 25 The Escaped Nun?price 01 For sale by by E. K. LUNDY, au 17?tf ldge 8treet? Georgetown, D. C. ILOtkl! CLOCKS! . nauivtvi iw oottiuui siretn. ne am V/iocn that cannot be excelled?handsome and good time keepers. He sells low, sad every Clock Is war ranted.. ft 21 Memoir or aiv. iydney smith, edited by Mra. Austen, 2 vols Panama in 1856. FRAM UK TAYLOR. EVENING STAR Celebration of the Fourth of July in 8ant Fe, Hew Mexico. [Correspondence of the Evening Star.) Susta Fa, Julj 26, 18*5. Mr. Editor : It is iny purpose to give you notice of the colebration of tho 4th of July i this far distant and secluded portion of 01 Union. Tho performances of the day wei conducted in a beautiful and imposing mat ner. No accidents, no disorder, no fights, n drunkenness or bad onduot occurred to ma the pleasures of the day or entertainment* < the evening. The Masons were out in regalia, and, heade by the brass band of Col. Fauntleroy's regi ment, they man.bed from the lodge ro.?m t the Plaza, in iront of the Governor's pal act Tho band made tho welkin ring with rich noU of sweet harmony; and as we looked alof and saw the stars and stripes fluttering in th breeze at the top of the flag-staff, wo te!t tba we had aoountry, a matchless republican, fre country ! A handful of Americans as we si.r in the midst of seventy thousand Mexicaff?, a yet unfamiliar with our history and institu tiona?surrounded by hostile and plunderinj tribes of untrained savages, and ^cumingl] forgotten in our interests and welfare by th< Government of the United States?yet on thl day the glorious reminiscenccs ot the pa?* an< blessed hopos of the future came throngioj upon us with redoubled vigor. The procession was formed a few minute before twelve o'clock, under the direction o Mr. Elias Brevort, marshal of the day, an< consisted of Hon. David Meriwether, Gover nor; lion. Wm. M. H. Davis, Secretary of th Territory; Hon. ? Deavenport, and Hon Perry E. Brocchus; the members of the Ma sonic lodgo. and the military officers from va rious parts of the Territory; the speaker oi the day, and tho citizens genera-ly?Ameri cans and Mexicans. At 12 o'clock, in., the proccssion marchet around the Public Plaza, and tho usual salut< was fired; after which tho whole body entere* the court-house, where the band played sev eral national airs in flno style. The Declara tion of Independence was then read in thi Spanish language by Mr. Charles P. Clever an l a neat, elegant and pitriotic speech wai delivered in tho Spanish by a native New Mexican. Don Nicholas Quintana ; after whicl the Declaration of Independent was read in English by the Hon. Perry E. Brocohus. who prefaced it with a few beautiful, eloquent, and appropriate remarks, a copy of which! through the politeness of Judge Brocchus, I enclose for publication. Remarks of the Hon. Petry E. Brocchus, before. reading the Declaration of Inde pendence. I his day seventy-nine years ago. the sun which now shines upon a happy nation ol American freemen, emitted it* rays upon au injured and oppressed people?a Sparta;' few, who, resigning for a season, the pursuits ol peace for those of war, determined to write with their blood the charter of their liberties. \\ hat the holy Scriptures were to the spir itual salvation of a fallen world, in the mana cles of human depravity, such was the Decla ration of American Independence to the tem poral solvation of mankind in tho cha'ns oi political bondage. Both were consocrated by precious blood?the one by streams drawn from the veins of a crucified Redeemer?the other by a crimson flood from the hearts of martyrs in the cause of human right*. The one points, with the finger of faith, to a fairer land and brighter clime beyond these subluna ry scenes?the other, by the light of hope, guides the patriot's oye to the distant future j to luxuriate in the countless, priceless bless ings to be enjoyed by the remote posterity of the free. Tho one has eternity for the dura tion ot its benefactions?the other, in its be I nignaut influence on the human race, will be bounded only by eternity, and have its end only when time shall be no more. Tho tnc. written by the inspiration of divinity, has God for its author?the other, written by the inspiration of liberty, has for its author the genius of universal freedom. Assembled as we aro to commemorate the day on which the mom of freedom dawned upon our land, it is well for us t-) turn our eyes. our minds, our hearts to this sacred de claration of the freo?to this illustrious and enduring charter of a glorious and inalienable inheritance. From every line, and every word, we may imbibe the sweet and ennobling inspirations of wisdom, justice, moderation, and virtue. At each annual return of the day, which declared for us a station and a name amongst the nations of the earth, let us press it fondly to our bosoms. While we admire aad revere its great and h ?ly pruo^pts, let us imitate and rival the sublime example of it3 immortal Iramers. Then, the freemen of America, whether upon the ocean-shore where their banner wad unfurled, or here, where it now proudly float* in the midst of the wilder ness, will have the proud satisfaction of seeing the American eagle not ouly shadow r.nd pro tect, with its wings, our owu beloved *and, but bear, in its mighty talons, this great charter of human freedom throughout the Universe, to irr&diato, to gladden, and emancipate the world. While we now read it in tho language in which it was first written, on the hemisphere on which it was fiist promulgated, and vith the reveronco in which it was first conceived, so, ero long, may it be read ia every language, heard in every land, and reverenced by all mankind ! After the reading of the Dec'aration of In dependence, tho audience was entertained with an oration from the Hon. J. Houghton, whiuh done hc-jr to tho speaker and the oc casion. Tho speaker was frequently inter rupted with bursts of applause, but tho length of the oration forbids us copying the whole ot it; but as a specimen of its eloquence and beauty, wo givo you a few passages, which impressed themselves upon our memory with unusual force. The speaker said, apeaking of the Constitution: "Progress, prosperity, greatness?all that wo aro. all that we hopo to be, we owe to that great gift of our fathers, that great band of union and compromise?the constitution. Our gratitude for it should be heartfelt and endu ring. _ Thrice, thrice has sectional prejudice, fanaticism, and guilty personal ambition as sailed it, and amidst the stormy strife thrice ha? this sacred edifice seemed tottering to its fall; but the people, the people have always been true to it, and rallied around it, and thus far on in our history, amid the fury of the darkest political commotion, men for the time and the ocoa&ion have been able to say to the tempest, " Peace, be still." "Through all the din of party strife, of fanatical aud guilty personal ambition, the flag of our Union still floats aafe and pure, not one stripe erased, not one star obscured." Our wide-spread domin ions kiss the shores of either ocean, the sails of our commerce catch the breeze of every sea. Our navy rides the wave equally respected with the proudest of the world. Our army everywhere present on our boundless frontier whether in civilized or savage war, never ceases to acquire fresh laurels. Such are our causes of selt gratulation on this the seventy ninth anniversary of our independence." Tho following band of efficera participated in the celebration of the day: John Garland, Col. 8 inf., Brer. Brig. Gen. Thcs. I. x auutleroy, Ool. 1st Dragoon# Dixon L. Miles, Lieut. Col. 3d Infantry. Francis A. Cunningham. Major and Paym r? Gouverneur Morris, Major 3d Infantiy. Geo. A. U. Blake, Major 1st Dragoons, the weekly stab. This eooaUeot Famll? ud ou be found la amy < day morning. Single copy, par annum ?????????????Si w TO ClVOS. Flrecoplea ??? J* Ten ? ? Twtty copies 1* M H7" Cm, IKTilUIlT T* AFT4WC* ICT 8tnglecerclas(la wrapper*) oaa be pfoenie4 at the counter, fimnrdiately after the laeue of tha paper. Pile??1Taaaa Cirti. PoBTVAtTiaa who act eeageeta win heaBefwei a commlaalon at twenty per cent. ?*7 F/7' aDd P?jmartar D. C. Dj Leon. Asst. Surg and Captain Nathaniel C. Macrae. Capt. Id Inf*. try Jeffereon Van Home, Capt. Id Inf., Br Ma! Jo.. H Eaton, Capt Sd Inf., Brer . Lt.Oof Horace Brooks, Capt. 2d Art y, Br. Lt. Ool Wm. H. Gordon, Capt. 3d Inf., Br. Major. Philip'R Thompson, Capt. I Drag . Bv7*ai. Langdon C. Easton, Asst. Q M. and Capt V1*.T*?L- ShePh?rd. Capt 3d Inf., Brt. Ma John Byrne, Aast. Surg and Captain Isaac Boweu. Capt. Com. of bubs. J D: Bpt,okl> C*P* W Inf, Brt. Mai John Trentt, 1st Lieut. 31 Infantry. John 8. Garland, lat Lieut 4th Artflloiy. John Adams, 1st Lieut 1st Dragoons Wm. T Magruder. 1st Lieut let Dragoon* Andrew Jackson, id Lieut. Sd Infantry Robert Williams, 2i Lieut, lat Dragoons Wm. Craig, Brt. 2d Lieut. 3d Infantry. In the erening, at the hotel of Messrs T. J: Bonier A Green, the opening of their new dancing saloon gare the lorers of such amuse ments an opportunity to 41 dance all night till broad darlight and go home with the Spanish girls in the morning.'' Such is a faint pictu-s of the glorious Fourth in our city, erer to be remembered for the general good order and good feeling which prevailed dury the occa ?ion. Your*, Ao., Firxaedex db Taos. USING A WHOLE EGG. A friend told us a story, a few daji sinoe, illustrating the free, generous character of the Ir;.-h. which we consider two good to be loet and therefore gir? it to our readers : Our friend's wifo being in delicate health it was resolved that a girl should be procured to do the housework, that the lady might hare an opportunity to recorer her health and spirits. After risiting an intelligence office for two or three mornings, a fine buxom lass of about twenty years of age, but six months from swate Ireland, was selected and instructed as to the duties that wc uld be expected of her. Now. then.' says the lady, 44 pour the grund coffee into the pot, then pcur in the hot water, and after a few minutes boiling, put in one-half of an egg ao;" and the lady illui trated each description by demonstration 4* lou understand, don't you ?" says the lady! . ^Qdade I do, mum. was the response, * bile the coffee, grind in the wather, and dhrop in the half of an egg. Isn't that it mum ?'* " All right," replied the lady. ? Now, then, to-morrow morning we'll see how well you re member it " To-morrow morning came, and the eoffee was as good as could be expected. The third morning came, and to the astonishment of our friend and wife, the coffee was undrinkable, and nauseating; eren the odor of it was sick ening. Bridget was called, and queationed as follows: ' 44 Bridget, did yon first put the ground cof fee in the pot ?" " Indade I did, mum." " Did you then pour in the hot water V* " Sure I did." " How long did you let it boil ? 44 Fire minutes, mum." 44 What did you do then?" 441 put in the egg. mum." "??* " you the other morning?'' ?? ?lj, to tell the ttiruth mum," says Bnd get, giving her garments a hitch with her brawny hands, "to tell ye the thruth. I would nor put m the half of the egg, as re tould me, but toe egg was a bad one, and I tbouzht ye wouldn t mind about leaping the half of it, and so I dhropped in the critter as it was!" The Aged Lover.?44 N?> longer a lorer!*' exclaimed an aged patriarch; 4' ah ! you mis take mo if you think age has blotted out my ,,art_. ?,U<iuSh fall orer a brow all wrinkled and a cheek all furrowed, yet I am a lorer still. I lore the beauty of the maiden s blush, the soft tint of flowers, the singing of birds, and. abore all, the silrery lau^h oi a child. I lore the ?tar-like mea dows where the buttercups grow, with almost the ?ame enthusiasm as when, with mr ring lets flying loose in the wind and my "cap in hiiud, rears ago, I chased the painted butter fly. I lore yon aged dame. Look at her. He* face is careworn, but it has erer held a smile for me Oiten hare I tbared the bitter cup of sorrow with her?and, so shared, it seemed almost sweet. Years of sickness hare stolen the freshness of life; but, like the faded rose, the perfume of her lore is il:her than when in the full bloom of youth and maturity To gether we hare placed flowers in the case ments, and folded hands of the dead ' to gether wept orer little grarcs. Through sun shine and storm we bare clung together; and now she sits with her knittingThor oap quaint ly trilled, the old-styled kerchief crossed white and prim, aboro the he ?rt that has beat sj long and truly for me, the dim blue eye that shrinkingly front the glad day; the sun light, throwing her a parting farowell, kisses her brow, and leares upon its faint traoery of wrinkles angelio radiance. I see, though no one else can. the bright, glad young faee that won me first, shine through those withered features, and the growing lore of forty years thrills my heart till the tears com?. Say not again I can no longer be a lirer. Though this fona be bowed, God implanted eternal lore within. Lat tho ear be deaf, the eye blind, hands palsied, the limba withered, the brain clouded, yet the heart, the true heart, may hold such wealth of lore, that all the power of death and the rictcrious grare shall not be able to put out its quenchless flame." -*Ier:ted PrMSHaiST ?A few days since we noticed the arrest of a young man named Wm. Surr on tho charge of indecently assault in? a Httle thirteen years, named Alice hnowles. The case came up for trial before the Criminal Court on Saturday, when tic prosecutrix stated the facts as they oc curred. She stated that the was at tbo house of a man named Berry, from whom she had been taking lessons on the piano, and that Surr, who boarded in the house of Berry, entered the parlor where she wax alone, and took liberties of a disgraceful char acter with her. While giring this testimony she was much affected and had the sympathy of nearly erery person in the o^urt room. An e ffort was male to prove that she was a girl of equivocal character, but it utterly failed, as the witness KiMnmoned for that purpose stated that he nerer knew an impropriety of which she was guilty. Upon tho whole atatement of the case the court ordered him to be impria oned for sixty days and pay a fine and coats of $32 32 Surr is a native of Virginia, though he has lived for some time past in Zanesvii'e Ohio, coming to this city only some two or three weeks since. Though the punishment for the offence was exemplary, it was gener ally thought to be just.?Bait. Awterit Fightings ow EqrAt. Teres.?Judge A., a celebrated duellist, who had lost his leg, and who was known to be a dead shot, challenged Col. D., a gentleman of great humor and at tainments. The friends tried to prerent the meeting, but to no effect. The parties met om the ground, when Col. D. was asked if he was ready. 4*No," he replied. 14 What are yoo W2 ;t'.Lg for, then ?" inquired Judge A.'s sec ond/7. Why, air," said Col. K., 441 hare hare sent my boy into tho woods to hunt a beo gum to put my leg in, for I don't intend to gire the judge any adrantage orer me. Ton see he has a wooden leg !" The whole party roared with laughter, and the thing was so ridiculous that it broke up the fight. Ool. D. was afterwards told that it would rink hie reputation. "Well," he replied, "it can't sink me lower than a bullet caa." 4 But,*' urged his friends. 4'the papers will be filled about you." " Well," said ne,441 would ra ther fill fifty papers than one cofln" No onf ever troubled the Colonel star that.

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