Newspaper of Evening Star, September 5, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 5, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR, rilBLISMKD EVEKV AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,} * J$ tit Star Bnildimgt.fnur of ?vmm and Eltvtmlk ilriil, By w. D. WALL ACH, W1U be served to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; papers served In packages at 37# cents per month. To mail subscriber! the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY* CENTS a year inadtxmct, TWO DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; far less than three months at the rate of cents a week. KTSINOLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1855. NO. 834. loan ft. XLVAXS. WILLIAM T HOMf SON. EL VANS k THOMPSON, SBALSftSIK HARDWARE, COACH TEDCMHTOS, Ac., PI*. 346 Ptaasylranla aTfine, *?<??? Ninth and Tenth sts, fTajAtaf (cm, 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 Forks Brass, Britannia. Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, Sad Irons Maslln 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 Hinges, Screws, Cnt and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Stubbs, Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Ball Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Moss, Gimps, Sofk and Chair Springs VenlUan Blind Hooks, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets,.Furniture Nails Sloe, Codta Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes. Saws, Drawing Knives, Spokeshases, Chisels and Gouges, Plane irons Angers, Braces and Bltts, Boring Machines, Ham mers, Hatchets, Deveia Bevel*. Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS' 600DS. Black and Bright Spring*, Axles, Felloes, Shafts, Spokes, Hubs, Bows, Poles Sleigh R unners, Silvered and Brass Band*, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Curtain Frames, Lamps, Inside Linings, Lining Silks, Damask, Seaming Cords T^fts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringes, Laces. and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Dock, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather, Ac. EL VANS A THOMPSON, )e 1?6m nas Pa. avenue. GLEN WOOD CEMETERY, Otfice Ne. 292 Pa. ave., earner 10th street, T(OVKR THS SAVINS'S BASK.) HIS CEMETERY' is laid out on the plan of the celebrated Greeuwood,of New York, and situated on the high ground distant one aud a quarter miles north of the Capiiol?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 purchaser, 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 the n. for it has become a custom'in all other cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the deed promiscously into one large pit. and legal measures cannot prevent It, as no titles are given to the ground. N. B ?Olhce open from 10 to 12 o'clock a. m., where Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws, and a map of the ground, and all otner in formation, can be obtained. All orders left with Mr. lames F. Harvey. No. 410 Seventh street, or any other undertaker, will be promptly attended to. je IS?ly AMERICAN HOTEL, Ne. 456 Pa. aveaas, between \% and 6th struts, S. HEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, JfMa COVF1N WARE ROOM, Ice. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., UNDERTA ? KEK.S?residence1lb Seventh street, between G and H street*. 1 nterments procured in any ground or cemetery Cofflns, Caps, Shrouds, Carriages, Hearse, and every article for interments cf the best quality famished ?t short notice, on the most rea?onable terms, and at all hours of the ai?ht. Having the exclusive right of Crump's Patent Corp&e Preserver, we guarantee to keep the dead for ai^length of time. Jy 11?ly DENTISTRY, D B DONALDSON ?Dentii>t, late cf the firm of IV* Hunt A Donaldi?cn, continues to manufacture and Insert these beautiful rorcelain teeth, with or without gains, for specimens of which (made and deposited by the Ule Lm) was awarded the first prelum at the Mechanic*' Institute Fair, recently held in this city. These teeth ere carved and shaded to snlt ezch partic ular case, and tielr rescmblar.ce to. the natu ral orgaaa Is so perfect as to deceive the most prac Partioular attention also paid to filling and pre ?crving the natural teeth. Char^u.i moderate, and all operations warranted O flee south \TO?t corner of Seventh and D btreets. Bentrance on D. mar 31?6m ?ENT1STRT. I"|R- MUNSON respectfully calls pnbllc atteu tloa to hlb new, pater.t aud great- - ly IMPROVED metnodof setting At- 4 tifielal Teeth, with Contisuous finm . the rsry PERFECTION OF T11E ART. Tula ?tyie of Teeth has the following advantages over ill others, vlx: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, Tieing with \'?lure in these respect*, and in some others trailing, l^uhlic inspection is respectfully sollc Plesse call and see specimens. CAUTION.?No odaer Dentist in the District of Columbia uas a right to make this style of teeth. N. B.?Teeth constitutionally nealthy, plugged *nd warranted for life. OAre and house No. 298 E street, near th? ser ver of Penna. aveuae and 14th street. ap *4?tf IUST RECEIVED AT JOE SHILLING* w Ui'i Parisdlcal Depot? Memoirs of the Rev. Sydney Smith, edited by Mrs. Austin Panama in 1955, an account of the Panama Rail road of the cities of Panama and Aspin wall, with sketches of Life and Character on the Istnmus, by Robert Tomes Letters to the People on Health and Happiness, by Catherine E. Belcher. Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett, and his Times, by a Journalist The Beared >iun Banker's Daughter, 2d vol, by Repnolds Rose Milton, a romanoe. J SHILLINGTON'S. Odeoa Building, corner Pa. av aad 4 k st. aa 21? PriMtali tar balldlag a Ll^ht-honaa ea Jsnes's Paint, near Alexandria, Va. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Oitiss [ POSALS will ? ... . on the 22d <M bid* will be oueaed, for famishing the materials ?od balding a light Ottisi Lisut aouss BoAft'n, > Washington, Aug. 22, 1856. J PROPOSALS will he received until 12 o'clock m . on the 3?d of September next, when the house on Jones' Point, Po tomac river, near'Alexandria, t>y the UOth of No vember aext. It will be a framed bulldlag resting ou brick foundation, and of one and a-half-storr, with basement, having a elreular tflwer on top for the support of the lantern?the horizontal dimensions being 38 by 19 lest. Detailed drawiags and specifications can be sesa at this ofitee, au at the olfice 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 aatil the whole work is completed; and befins it is received it must be Inspec ed and approved by the agsot of the gov ern meat appointed i? Apsrluted the woik?eaid agent having power U reisei ail materials and workman ihip, not in aeeefdaitie with the terms of the contract. The right is reserved to reject any and all b'ds that may be deemed prejudicial to the public in terest. All bids should be sealed and addressed to the undersigned, endorsed 44 Proposals for Jones'a Point Light-house." EDM D L. F. HARDCASTLE, au 2 J?eolm Engineer Secretary. KATI02IAL HOTEL, NORFOLK, VA. B. B. WALTERS, Proprietor. HAVING purchased the above well known ea tabUshment, 1 re?p*vtfully inform my friends and the trailing public, that the r?f hoose has been thoroughly reno.ated and Cni newly furnished throughout, and is n?w open foi the reception of permanent and traasieat board ers. 1 return my sincere thanes to my friends and the public generally for the liberal patronage ex tended to ma for the lest twenty-three years, and respectfully solicit a continuance of the same, as suiTag them that nothing will be lofl undone to make them at HOME while sjjournl ig st the Na tloaai. N H ?A four-horse stage Coach leites the Na* tlwasl Hotel every Tuesday, Thuradiy, and Sat urday for Elixabeth City, S C ittWlfi B B. WALTERS; DENTISTRY. DR. V. 9HINN, Graduate of the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery, respect fully Informs the residents of George town and its vicinity that he has k>ca- ^ r t J ted himself amongst them for the purpose ol prac tising his profession. Offlce 121 Washington ?!., above Bridge street, Georgetown. D C. )e 2S?d2m&eolm* WEBER'S BU ASS AND STBINO BAND. THIS old established and favorite band fur nish mu.iic as usual for Excursions, Sere nades, Pic Nics, Bills. Parties. Exhibitions, Ac. Orders may be left at Hilbus A Hltz's Music De pot, or at the residence of the leader, four doors ?ast of General Henderson's residence, Navy Yard. jy 23?2m PROS PERI'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 Ban<f Any number of 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 left at HllbusA HiU's Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?4m 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, Cups. 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. ([T Silveiware of any design made to order at short notice. Particular attention is paid in get ting up Testimonials, Premiums, Ac. au 1?tr ICE?ICE?ICE! fHARLES WERNER, on Pa. avenue, oppo Vy site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the season, an ample supply of Pettioone's best ICE. which he will sell, on call, in any quantities, a! the lowest possible rat?s. mav 2#?dtSep BASKETS.?Work, Card, Traveling, Knife, 1 Key. Cigar, Office, Market and Clothes Bas kets. lrvou want a good basket, at a low price, call at 490 Seventh street. G.FRANCIS, an 8? SOMETHING TO OLD AND YOUNG. PROFESSOR WOOD'S HAIR REST03ATIVK. THIS preparation, although less than two years before the public; owing to its wonderful ef fects upon the human hair and scalp, has already obtained a celebrity and sale perfectly nn paralleled. It has without the ordinary appliance used for such purposes, won its way, and been heartily welcomed to most of the cities and towns in the United States, the Canadas, 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. Tbat this preparation will actually Restore gray IIair to its Natural Color, produce a luxuriant e owth upon the heads of the bald, prevent the ? Jr from falling off, and when used as a tonic ar ti *lc, produce a continual flow of the natural fluid and thus render the hair soft, glossy and wavy, destroy diseases of the scalp, and expel dandruil . the certificates of distinguished gentlemen and ladles In every port of the country who have tried it. Anil f L *' 1 . ? - -w mm< !??!? uuu IC%awl I US lltt'-U ral color to almost any age alotted to humanity, by removing the cause of disease from the scalp no matter how long standing?the concurrent tes timonials of the press ana the certificates of nu merous respectable Individuals of both sexes, to the use of this curative, as well as of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before ailu ded to, can be had of all agents. Bhooxvibld, Mass., Jan. 12, 1656. Peo?. Woon?Dear Sir?Having made trial of your Hair Restorative, it gives me pleasure to say that its effect has ben excellent in removing in flammation, dandruff, and a constant tendency to Itching, with which I have been troubled from childhood, and has alsoi estored my hair, wnlch was becoming gray, tol cs original color. I have u*ed no other article, with anything like the same pleasure and profit. Yours, truly , J. a. BRAGG, Pastor of Orthodox Church. Brookficld. Ca&ltli, 111.. June 27, 1653. 1 have usod Prof. O. J. Wood g Hair Restora tive, and have admired its wonderful effect. My hair was becoming, as I thought, prematurely gray; but by the use of his "Restorative" It has resumed its original color, and 1 have no doubt, permanently so. SIDNEY BREESE, Ex-Senator United States. Faov. Wood :?Dear Sir?My hair commenced falling off some three or four years since, and con tinued to do so until [ became quite bald. I tried all the popular reir^ies of the day, but to no ef i-ttt, at last I was induced to use your celebrated Hair Restorative, aad am very happy to say it is dolag wonders I have now a fine growth of young hair, and cheerfully recommend its use to all similarly aJfiicted A. C WILLIAMSON, 133 Second street. Address O. J. WOOD A CO.. Proprietors, 318 Broadway, New York, and 114 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 DR. L. II. WRIGHT'S vnr?AILIHO "8CE0FUL0TTS ANTIDOTE," For tko fimvwsi Curt of CONSUMPTION utul mil othtr forms of SCROFULOUS DISEASES TH18 Medicine is prepared by an eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice in New York city, during which time he has constantly used It with the most unbounded success, and created for it a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of medicine, ft acts immediately upon the blood, clean4og It from all scrofulous humors or lmDuriUec, renovating and, by its magic Dow ers, INVIGORATE THE WHOLE SYSTEM, in proof of which, hundreds of respectable wit nesses from the doctor's private practice have giv en in their testimony, and entreatjthose suffering from any scrofulous affeotion, to tall ufon ik$vi aml satisfy A Treatise on Scrofulous Diseases can be had gratis at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 400 Broadway, aad at Drug Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT A CO., Agents for Washington DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S fA3TELB33 " LIQUID CATHABTIC," OK, FAMILY PHYSIC. THIS is the BEST, CHEAPEST, and M08T EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It is TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating effect of Pills, Oil, Sonna, Ac.,) aud pro ducing no griping or ether 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 whole?ale and retail at E. H. STA BLER A CO.'8. Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO., Washington, D C. DR WRIGHT'S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 409 Broadway, where the doctor can be consulted dally on dUeascs generally, from 12 to t p m., without charge. Je 13?6m FIRST WARD LIVERY AND SALE STA < BLKS. IN announcing to the pubUo of Washington that I have taken potseuhion, by purchase, of the above Stables, on G street, near the War Department, (lately occupied JWRflf by A. Schwartz,) I wish to inform them that it will be entirely conducted by mrself, 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 by a professional equestrian and perfectly docile hones; having stated hours for lady eques trlans. In private or public, as they may prefer. Particular attention will be paid to horses kept at Livery in his establishment. Persons requiring open bareuches or family ear-^ riages, can be saUsfcctorlly accommodated, aa well as^thowe desiring riding horses for gentlemen PR1EDRKECK LAKEMEYKR, jy 21?3m Agent. LIGHT AND DARKNESS? or the Shadow of Fats. A story of fashionable Life. Paper M ceou?cloth 75 cents ,, TAYLOR A MAURY'S - i a V Boefcstot e, neat 9th ?t, EDUCATIONAL. M UEOROETO^N CLASSICAL AND MATH mHP , ematical academy. I having rented the b;iildlng?fti nnri 7n 1? theJate wm. if. Abbott, Esq , so lfng ,fa?rably conducted bis Academy, anl having thus secured more ample accommodations will receive an additional number of pupllT i. v aPP1,cations are particularly req nested as 1WHE?"* that the ^hotaSSSJufS formation of the classes. . , e*jfrcises will be resumed on Monday, Seo ? A BOWEN, Principal, P au n No. M West St., Georgetown. RUGBY ACADEMY, ^.oSsssssr,?ta 9epttm,>w N""" C irculars of the Academy can be obtained at the lath ntwt Principal, on N .between 12th and 13th streets Q. F. MORISONT^ Thp UNION ACADEMY. Hh F,"h Annual Session of the Union Acad ? ,em_y ? a?d the Si*th of the Union Female y' ?Pen oa the ?ret Monday In Sep tember, and continue 44 weeks. Terms as usual. uui'lt tfc^V* O?okstore of R.Farnham, Esq, ThisL U"e' corncr 1,th and K ?t* rtnrtJ^. . J M 80 or?anl*fd and con ducted as tosecure that mental and moral train till ofWe h?*' prePare 016 PupU for the real Z RICHARDS, Prin U.A. au 17-lm RICHAkDS? Prin U. F. A. rr?HJEn^GETowACOLLE?K'D c 'pHL next session of this Institution will com nr,^?^0? Monday, the 3d of September. The ECE?RJEPF*V an2 coUegfate course are conducted by able and experienced Profes 'en^t^l?.HeI?ne them,8el/e? to moral and in euectual advancement of those confided to their c&rc. A large and spacious building has Just been #?*?" USOd exclusively for the accom he ?ounf er students. Their dormi ^ class room9, Ac., entirely distinct from those of the other 22K?-' "?d ??cersespecUlly assigned will at ?nHt^?II1i i Pastlmes and preside over their ? complete separation will thus be ef the younger and older students. M ^?W, um#t ** apparent to ali '&of youth.VC 9t eXpfTlenC* *Q the ?*?"? pXhe ?uR.erTatory <* the c?Uege, Its extensive pSI? apparatus,rich and viriedlibraries. ? oi l! 2? Minerals, Geological Specimens 3? lnsmu "B A' MAGLP1^ent. RS. LIIIIDY will resume the duties of her School on Monday, September 3d, at No 46 Louisiana avenue. au 30 MISS 11ARRO VEK'S SEMINARY Far Yonag Ladies, corner of New York avnue and Thirteenth it mn.c, . . wASHIK8T0?, D. C. r^inra?l intl2,n,wm>l)e ?Pt*,ied on the second Monday in September next. Most careful and thorough instruction will bs 0 ^LiV~?^ ? ish Mathematics, Liassics French, German, Music, Embroidery, ^MC^e.W i'? ,advof large-experiencean<i 'he highest qualifications has been employed In ijCilOOl i Particaiars ** circulars at Bookstores. M Jw 1W T CENTRAL ACADEMY. HIS Institution, formerly under the care of the late Rev. J. W. Winans, Principal, and s. Merchant, Assistant, will be conducted here aneroy ?? MERCHANT, A B ) ? , Rffv G. W. UORRANCE, A. B j princ'ls The fill term wlU commence on the first Mon day of September. The course of Instruction will be thorough sound and practical. ^ ' For terms and particulars reference is made to ^rcnlars, which may be obtained at the rrlncipr 1 Booktores and at the Academy. ftn tftl eo2w* V bc?mwell'? school, rwvnv "reet, between b and G sts. 'TlHfc next session of this School will commence A on the flr-t Monday in Peptember. The course of instruction embraces all the branches of a complete Academical education Circulars, containing terms and other narticu ars. may be had at the Bookstores ana at the Sohoolioom. au aa-eo3w* YOTTNO LADIE3' CLASSICAL INSTITUTE, 490 E street, betteetn Sth and Gtk, ("cinovcd from No. 9 Indiana aventi? ) STEPHEN U. MIR1CK, A. M* 'HHE next Academic year of this School, (form n n ^ under th^care of Rev R. VV. Cushman, D ? b"t for the last two years in charge of the present I rincipal.) will commence Monlay, Sep. tember 10, 1S6j. Experienced teachers are cin Pipyed 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. F Circulars, giving further information. can be ob v?in ? , bookstores and by application to the 1 rincipal. au 7?eo2m EMERSON 1NSTITUTE7 A Select Classical and Mathematical Schosl T for Boys. HIS Institute Is located on H street, one door from the corner of 12th. The next Academic vear will commence the first Monday in Septera The number of pupils is limited The Princi pal can be seen on and after August ?7th, at the school room, from ? to 13 o'clock a m. Terms: per quarter, for full course, *15. Eng lish branches. #10. fa CHAS. B. YOUNG, A. M.. Principal. ?u 0?eotf ' M. A. TYSON * SISTER'S FEMALE SEMINARY FOE CAY PITPIL8. T Fstreet, bet. V2tk and i3tk, Washington. HE duties of this Institution will be resumed ? th? 15lb September, and, In connexion with the above, they wish also to Inform their pa tions and others that they in .end opening an es tablishment for boarding pupils on the 1st of No vember next The latter is 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 Baltl m?re. au 4?dlt&eodtSeptlS ROSE VALE SEMINARY' Near Bladeusbarg Depet. rpHE exercises of this School will be resumed A on MONDAY, September 3, 1855. The large airy rooms now In course of erection will be readv for use, which will add much to the comfort and convenience of the pupils. For further particulars address Mrs. D. JONES. (Principal,) Bladeasburg, Md. au 14?viawlm MRS. HENRY A. BUKR informs her pu pils that their studies will re-commence the 21th September. No. 3dl H street, between 13th and 14th. au 28?3aw3w* MISS ROSA MOORE'S SEMINARY. THE duties of this Institution will be resumed on Monday, September 3d. For terms, Ac., apply to the Principal, No. 351 Sixth street, between II and I. an 15?eolm THE HAT ESTABLISHMENT OF ANTHONY, ou Seventh street second door north of Pa. avenue, is the place where tf~\ HATS and CAPS are retailed at wholesale prices for cash only. Consequently 20 per cent extra profit will not be chargea In order to off set bad debts. The very best Drew* Hats, got up In the latest style, S3 50, usually sold for $1 and 35. ' Quick sales and small profits," Is the motto, au 11?eo3m LAND WARRANTS LOCATED. rpHE subscribers will locate Land Warrants A either in Ohio, Indiana, Illinoisor Iowa, and

and give a correct description of the land located. If, upon examination, this description proves in* correct, they will themselves lake the land, glviug for it another warrant for the same quantity. One of the firm resides In the West, and will give the business his personal superintendence. MILLER A BROWN, 7th at., opposite Post OfiLce, Washington. jy 11?ea3m BOOK BINDER!' PASTE BRUSHES k GLUE Also, Patent Paint OU for roofs. As. 6 bbis Putty, In bladders, for sale by HOWELL A MOR-ELL, - No 328 C street, between Otb and 7th. au )wm EXCURSIONS, &c. FIRST GRAND PIC NIC or tub JACKSON CLUB, Will be given at Spring Gardens, ( formerly oc cupied by A. Facier.) on M strtil,betv>e*? 17tA and 18lA, on MONDAY, September 10th, com mencing at 5 o'elork p. m. THE JACKSON CLUB take great pleasure la 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 use every efort to mike this one of the most pleasant, #m*? anil ?? ? L ??? L ? ? * ? ? ? * ** ? gay and recherche pic nics of the seawn. No improper persons admitted on the ground. Scott's celebrated Brass and String Band has been engaged for the occasion. Refreshments will be furnished by an experi enced caterer. Tickets 90 cents?admitting a gentleman and ladies. Committee of Arrangements. W Delaway, C Moran, J R Brown au 30?eotd COPARTNERSHIP. THE under? igned have this day formed a co partnership rnder the name and style of HARTL\ Sc. BRO., for the purpose of transact ing a Flour and General Commission business, at 101 Water street, Georgetown N. B. HARTLEY, E. D. HARTLEY. Geobsetown, D. C., August 1,1845. au 9?lm* JOE SHILLINGTON bat just received? Putnam's Magazine for September Harper's Monthly Magazine, do Frank Leslie's Fashion Book do Godey's Lady's Book do Peterson's Magazine do Arthur's do do Ballou's Dollar Monthly do Chamber's Journal do Frank Leslie's N. Y. Journal do Yankee Notions do The Hidden Path, by Marlon Harland, author of Alone Light and Datknes*; or the Shadow of Fate?a story of Fashionable Life A memoir of Rev. Sydney Smith, by his daufih ter, edited by Mrs Austin The complete works of Charles Dickens 12 vols , octavo size, in large type, beautifully illustra ted and neatly bound In cloth. Sold separately if desired 1 The Yellow Mask, a new story, by Charles Dick ens i The Kscaped Nun All the new books received as soon as published Everything iu the Stationery line at J SHILLINGTON'S, Odeon Building, corner Pa av. and 4K st. ?"%> [Intel 3t] H. LIBDSLEf, DZA.LEH IN &BAL ESTATE AND LAND WASRAITTS, L SAINT PAUL, MIX. TE RR1TORY. ANDS BOUGHT AND SOLD THROUGH OUT THE TERRITORY. Taxes paid. Collections made. Drafts cashed, and the highest Prices given for Lznd Warrants. Government Lands located with much care, and If desired, the prolits and losses shared equally at the expiration of five year:; The Lana at that time to be sold, unless otherwiseaweed upon, and one half of the current value ->f the Warrant at the time of entry, and half of thr expense of locating to be deducted from the subscribers' interest. To persons wishing to locate Warrants entirely on their own account, the charge will be, for forty acres S15; eighty acres, Jfcao; one hundred ana sixty acres, 825: and will receive with their title, a plat and description of the :ind. BBFBBENCE4: Minnesota?Gov. Willis A. Gorman: F.x-Gov Alex. Ramsey; Hon J. T Rosser, Sec. M. T.: Messrs. Ames & Van Kite*. Attorneys at Law: Messrs. Morton A Pace, Whe-lesale Druggists. Baltimore?W. P. Preslcu, Esq., Attorney at Ijaw, Richard C. Bowie, Esq., Com. Merchant: Messrs. Deur, Norris A Co.: Messrs. McCleese * Ram. Washington?Hon. W. W. Seaton ; Hon. J. T. lowers, Mayor; Hon. Judge J. Bryan; J. C. C. Hamilton, Esq.. Attorney at Law; Col. Wm. Hickey; Col. J. Riley; Messrs. Taylor A Maury; Messrs. Lewis, Johnson A Co.. Bankers: G. C. Grammar, Esq., President Patriotic Bank, jy 17?eo3m NATIONAL MEDICAL l'OLL?6?, washington, D. C. r|^H E thlrty-fou rth annual course of Lectures will J. commence on MON DAY, the 2?d of October, 1355, and end on the 1st March, 1856. eacoltt. TX0MA8 Milleb, M. D., Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. W? P. Johnston, M D., Professor of Obstet rics, and Diseases of women and children. Joshua Rilbt, M. D., Professor of Materia Med lca, Therapeutics and Hygiene Jro. Feed. Mat, M. D., Professor of the princi ples and practice of surgery. Geafton Ttleb, M. D., Professor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical med icine. L*wrs H. Steinee, M. D., Professor of Chemis try and Pharmacy. Edwaed M. Scott, M. D., Prosector and De monstrator. THOMAS MILLER, M. D.,D*an. Like most similar institutions In Europe, the desks from which the regular lectures are given, and the words for clinical Instruction are under t he same roof, The entire expense for full course lectures. .?90 00 Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... 10 00 Matriculating fee, payable only once........ 5 00 Graduating expenses 25 00 Admission to tne medical and surgical clinic with out charge. The lectures will be given in the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling those engaged 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, iwhich is the clinical department of the National iedlcal College,) are requested to make applica tion by letter to Joshua Riley, M. D., Curator of the Washington Infirmary, who will give any In formation that may be desired. It is unnecessary to state the great advantages of a residence in a hospital for clinical instruction. Those making early application will have prece dence. Six are to he chosen before the 1st of Oc tober jy 9?sotNovl EW ROOKS AT TAYLOR A MAURY'S. Sydney Smith's Memoirs, 2 vols, Si The History of Woman and ber connexion with Religion, Civilization, and Domestic Manners, from the earliest period, by S. W. Fullom, au thor of the Marvel of Science. SI Panama In 1855. by Robert Tomes. 60c. The Horse, by Wm. Youatt, new edition, with observations on breeding cavalry horses, by Cecil, 81. Ballads?Romantic, Fantastical and Humor ous?by W. H. A ins worth, 75c The Music Master a love story, by W. Arling ton, with 9 woodcuts, 75c My Brother's Wife, by Amelia B. Edwards, 35c Leila, or the Siege of Granada, by Edward B. Lyttoo. 25c Small Farms and how they ought to be man aged, 25c The Poetical Works of Mark Akensldeand Jno Dyer, illustrated, SI The industry of the United States, 25c Frank Hilton, or the Queen's Own, by James Grant, 50c. Just received at TAYLOR A MAURY'S. au 24 Bookstore, near 9th st. eeo. H. VARNELL A J. W. MANKINS, Hsase, Sign and Fancy Painters, WOULD especially call the attention of the public to their specimens of Fancy Signs, to be seen at all times at their place of business. Persons building and repairidg 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 6th and 7th streets, north side, next to the Varnum Building. Old Glazing promptly attended to. au 14?dtf BENNETT and hit Timet N \fEMOIRS OF ill Price Si 25 Clave Hall, by Miss Sewell?price Si Our First Families?price 51 26 The Em 17 - For sale 1 ao 17?tf s a us* r aiuuico?puuc qj The Escaped Nun?prloe SI For tale by by E. K. LUNDY, 126 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. CLOCKSi CLOCKS! IF you want a good honest Clock?ore that will always give you the correct time, di op in at G. FRANCIb, 490 Seventh street. Be has Clocks that cannot be esoeUed?handsome and good time keepers. Re sells low, and every Clock is war rattled. jy 21 EVENING STAR. A SICH OLD UNCLE, ASD ? 51 HOCS FEVER . Lindy Ray *u scarce seven leer. Beauti ful as an houri, of course, as all heroines are. But more than this Linda had a mind and a heart of goodness, as well as personal beauty. She was the brightest scholar of Mrs. '? seminary, was the joy of her father, the pride of her mother, the go-between and confidant of a score of little Kays?her noisy young brood of brothers?and the friend and consoler of all the poor and distressed who came within her knowledge. Linda was "engaged'' to young Sloe urn, an embryo lawyer of fashion and of some talent, who nad only the slender income of hii pro fession to depend unon, but which, aided to the modest little fortune of Linda, would enable the young couple to live " quite com fortably." It was now in the fitful iuoDth of April. The following June was to witness the bridal of Linda and her lawyer lover, npon which even the "ba^py pair ' were to start for " the Linda looked magnificently on horseback, and on this April morning, indulging in her favorite exercise, she was sitting like the queen of beauty, glowing with freshness and radiant with joy upon the back of her match less bay?the most Knowing and graceful piece of horse-flesh to be lighted on by a food and indulgent parent. Young Slocum was by her side, and wa< descanting upon the beauty of the morning and the beauty of the " morning queen," when suddenly the latter sped from his sight like the morning's breeze. Linda's " bay" had taken fright, and was flying with its mi." treis through the air, scarce touching the paving stones, at a fearful speed. " She wiil certainly bo thrown and killed!" and Sio cum's heart as be exclaimed thus?or the place where his heart should have been?beat with a feeling akin to despair. When, however, Slocum arrived some three or four miles farther, toward the edge of the city, a scene met his view that called up other emotions than those of pleasure at the safety of his beloved. Linda was seated upon the turf, reclining against the trunk of a tree. A tall, handsome stranger was bending over her, laving her brow with water and pouring the magustifm ot his warm life into her fainting energies. The look?the strange mysterious look? that of soul recognising soul, which passed between them when Linda opened her eyes full upon him. haunted young Slocum like disagreeable nightmare for monthe after. The next dav, the tail, handaomc stranger called upon the lovely girl he had rescued from certain death, to inquire after her health. Some how or other it was full three hours before the " call" was concluded. Time had passed so pleasantly in that ea*y flow of thought and sentiment, where soul met its kindred, that both were surprised at its rapid fl;ght. Again and again they met, always talking as though they had been friends forever; so unconstrained aud easy was the interchange of thought between thein. It generally hap pened, too by some strange chance, that Slo cum was either out on some fishing excursion, or something of the sort, whenever the tall, handsome stranger called upon the bride-elect. The middle of May arrived. The wedding day was drawing more and more near. In a maze of bewilderment the young betrothed awaked as from a sudden dream. "Do I love him well enough to becotnc his wife?" asked 3he of her own heart. Alas! a deeper depth had been sounded in that young heart. A deeper depth than the shallow line of the groom-elect could hope to sound. But the spirit that had taught her?her own heart?that had taught her the meaning of the word i?ove?the tall and handsome slran Ser?he had gone as suddenly as he came, iusincss had called him to a distant country and clime. True, he had never spoken of love, but when he was gone, Linda had found to her dismay that he had taken her heart wiLh him, and that Sipcum soemed to her now nothing more than a sort of automaton, brainless ana hearties j. ? " But I will be truo to honor and my pro mise," said the courageous Linda, resolutely. " I will marry him, and make him a true wife. I will bury my own heart anl its love, and perform my duty faithfully." Alas ! alas ! 44 There is many a slip betwixt the cup and the lip " A rich old uncle of the portionless Slocum sudder.lv arrived from the "golden Last," sought his nephew, mado his will, and Slo cum, the almost penniless, the almost brief less lawyer, awoke in the morning a rich man. His uncle scouted at the idea of his wed ding the fair Linda, with her very moderate fortune, telling him that such a handsome, ac complished, and wealthy fellow as he (Slo cum; could pick a millionaire heiress off from almost every bush. His kind uncle, bid him travel and choose from any uf the arisUwratic and wealthy beauties of Eu rope. Elated with his sudden fortune, puffed up with personal vanity, Slocum followed his uncle's advice, setting sail with a high heart to cioss the ocean for Europe and success. He dropped a careless note to his beloved, telling her of his determination to travel and ?to leave her free. Somehow or other, Slocum's remittances from his uncle did not arrive as he had rea son to expect, ami he had not much soon er crossed the Atlantio than he had to re cr >83 it. What was his dismay upon arriving home, when he found his quondam bride elect had married his rich old uncle ! that the " will" bad been remade, that he (Slocum) was cut off without even a shilling?the will being made in favor of Linda and ber successors. This discovery was maddening, but worse than all, the rich old uncle had thrown away his ugly wig, and the hump on his back, and his wooden leg, and he stood up as Linda's youthful bridegroom? the tall, handsome stranger! He nad once rescued her from death. It was a pleasant ruse?to those who enjoy ed the sport?but it threw poor Slocum into a bilious (ever which nearly terminated his life, which also put me in possession of the above little episode, I being the physioian who car ried him over the bridge of sickness to the terra firma of health. Wbkckov th* Atlantic.?Green, the diver, has been down to the wreok of the Atlantic? found himself upon the wheel-house, felt his way to the state-room in the after part of the boat, and attaohod a line to the window of the same. This room is supposed to contain the safe of the American Express Company He remained under water forty minutes, and brought up with him pieces of the wreck, some of which were brought down by the Plymouth Rock on her last trip. He wa ts a change of weather for another trial, and entertains no doubt of his success in obtaining the iron safe of the eompany and with it the treasuie. The samples of wood from the wreck are so water soaked as to sink at once when put in wster Buffalo Commsreial. As Deaoon T. was lighting his candle with a match out of a parcel which he bad lately bought of a poor boy, he observed that he did not believe them to be orthodox by the burning of one he had lighted. A by-staaJtr replied that he should luppofle they were, ftr in all conscience they smelt strong enough of brimstone. Always tell the truth ; you will find it ?MW VbftB lying. Tfctoi talning a | ou be fbuad la uj i day morn lag. mn. Slsgle copy, per M re avM. PleeoopW u oo Tea oapUa i ee ~wwuy copk? u M IP* Cm*i uviiuut ia iiujici. .U/" Singlecoptaa (In wrapper*) can be procured at the counter. fmmMiatHv after the l?an? of the f*P?r Price?Taasa CanTa PodTMi.TU. Who art u ageats will he allows* e comn.Kslon of twenty per cent. MISCELLANEA CUHIOSA. A literary frien 1 baa furoi.-hed the Phila delphia Sunday Dispatch with the flowing choice extracts that ne ha# oollxted during bia readings, and which, we hare no d??ubt mil! betacceptable to <mr readers (Front the Koropcu Ma??ilnf J Disi>?June 14, 1801, in Glo?oe!>ter Place, Brigadier General Arnold, * person much u j ticed during the American war. When we take a view of the officer's lif*, his low station when taken notice of by the American leaden, their gratitude far bis >vr vices, his ingratitude for the honors ?hower?d <>n him in so few years, we esnnot help Saying with the irrt writer in the world : " Do not repent these things; far they are heavier Than all thy woes can stir, therefore betake thee To nothing but despair A thousand rears Upon a barren mountain, and still wiairr, In storm perpetual. could not more the gods To look that way thou wert." General Arnold hai been residing in Lng land since the close of the Americau war. ex 1 cept for a short time in Nova Scotia, and af terwards in the Weft Indies, where he wan taken prisoner by the Frcneh. The people of this kingdom have their hours of reflection, and those hours hare been winged with con tempt and detestation of the man?exalted as he had been by majesty and. bis i.iini-ter*? who could basely desert that cause that waa by no means dishonorable, or beneath the dig nity of a man to support. [From the London Gazette Feb 5. 17S3 ] ' Tne Bedford. Capt. Morris, from Nantucket, made entry at the custom-house. Tbis is the first vessel that has entered the river (Thauie?] belong to the United States. It is said she touched at some port in France, and hecriog of the peaco immediately proceeded here to a market. She is laden chiefly with oil. [Advertisement from the Londonderry Journal, April 30, 17&I J ? Whereas, on February the 14lh, 1783. it pleased kind Providence to confer on Mat hew Xeely, of Burnally. parish of Tamlaghtfing !an, and county of Londonderry, a man child, whose ap]?arance is promising and amiable, and hope* the Being who first caused him to exist will grant him grace. Also, in consider ation and in remembrance of the many heroic leeds done by that universally renowned pa triot. General Washington, the aaid Mathcw Neely bath done himself the honor of calling the said man child by tbe name of George Washington Neely. he being tbe fin" cliili known or so called in this kingdom by the uame of Washington, that brilliant Western star. Tronble in a Methodist Church?A Trustee in Limbo for Duturbiaj Divine Worship. For some time past we learn, a difficulty haa existed among the trustee? and congregation, of the Still well Methodist Chutch. in First street, between First and Second avenues, re garding the supremacy of church affairs. In consequence of this feeling, tbe church is divided, and its officers arc ariajod against each other. A few days ago. it aj-pcar*. the party opposed to the minister, Rev. Mr Thomp son, called upon the Mayor to protect them at the church Mayor Wood referred the ca*e to Captaiu HarU. of the Seventeenth Ward, and directed him to place a policeman at the church. The order was complied with, and yesterday after noon an officer appeared among the eongrega tion to preserve the public peace, if any man should attempt to disturb it During the afteruocn R?v. Mr. Tboap?>n began to re.;d from the pulpit a notice calliug a meeting of the trustees or the church. Mr Brown, one of the opposition trustees, it is said, immediately interrupted the rea liu; by protesting against the legality of tbe oall. The ministerial party, which seems u oe the strongest from having possession of the matters in dispute, were indig: ant at the con duct of Mr Brown, and called npon the police man to arrest him. Thu incident, of course, created some excitement, and divine wor. hip was suspended for a while Brown, followed by hie friends, was taken to the station house, wbere the other p&r.y wished ti make a complaint against him ? Captain Jiartt knew thepartie?. as Mr. B- >wn was one ol the trustee* of the church, and ad vised all of them to maintain peace towaids each other, and to go back and worship qukt ly. lie did not consider tbe grouna <>f the charge again* Mr. Brown sufficient to a. . .a him, aud he wv discharged Both parties then left, and all was quiet daring the rest of the afternoon. In the evening, however. Captain Hartt, ap- ? prohen.?ive that the two parties would come in collision again, went to the church hin sell in citisen's dress, accompanied by two officers, the latter of whom he stationed in the lobby Soon after the commencement of tbe exer cise', the minister again attempted to read th? notice which had caused the trouble a short, time before. Mr Brown was present, hat could not sit still and listen. Bel^re the pa per bad been fairly opened to the congrega tion, he got up a second time and uttered L.s protest. Mr Hanna, another trui tee on the minister'a side, called the polioe. Capt. iiartt responded. As he insisted upon the arrest of Mr Brown, the captain ordered his men inside of tha :hurch, and the former was conducted to the station house, where he was kejt all night.? .Y/?? Yort Post of ytsterday SriCIDl CAfSBD BV DlSAPPOlVTBD LoVC.? Cotouer Cornell wu called this morning to iold an inquest on the body of a German na iled Ferdinand Hoffmiester who oommiited ?uicide at hie boarding-house, Nj. 80 Hudson treet, yesterday afternoon by shouting h ro ^elf through the head with a pistol A ver lict was rendered that the deceased committed .he act under a fit of temporary insanity, it ippears that Hoffmiester had been for a l >ng line devoted in his attentions to a lady whose lusband is now in California He had been Crsevering in his suit, and desired to marry, it the lady would listen to nothing of the ?ort. Hoffmiester carried his importunities so :ar as to much offend tbe lady. aud on one oe lasion went so far as to assault a gentleman in he street who was in her company, supposing lim, no doubt, to be a rival. Disappointed in lis eudeavors to make the wife false to her ttar ?iage vows, he resolved to commit the act of 'uicide as above. Th?reportof the pistol was heard by tha nmates of the house, but no notice was taken >f it at the time, althoi^h they ware ?uspicious .hat there was something wrong The first ic imation they had that Hoffmiester had de itroyed himself was a discoloring on the oeil ag beneath his room, caused by blood run ning down the cracks of the floor from tha room above. On going to the room, the door was found to be locked. It was burst np^n, and there lay the man weltering in his blood. From the appearance of the body, he nad first attempted to destroy himself Ly opetttg a vein in his left arm with a rasor; th - not suc ceeding, he had laid himself on tbe floor, placed the pistol in bis mouth, and deliUerate ly blew his Drains out. The pistol lay by him en the floor. His Bible was open on tbe table at the passage. *' Ye shall seek me, but shall not find me.'** Hs also left a paper wntun in Germsn, the English of which wa.? that ha wished his friends to see him decently buried; that the man whom he had assaulted was a bad mau; that he (Hoffmiester) had dona no injury to the lady; ?nd he forgave his ene mies. but should keep his word.?Bo*- Htrald tw Virtuous notions, sooner ai later, will find their reward. Standing water ia unwholesome so, too, is a standing debt Zeal without judgment is an evil, though it be seal unto good If folly were a pain there weald be grow u>g ia eyery bouse.