Newspaper of Evening Star, September 11, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 11, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAB, - FL BL,mre0 CTEttT AFTEIlflOO!!, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Jt tkt Star Bu\14*nt> raratr #/ p?**ijr/ea?ta aveaut and hltvtn:4 strut, ** W? - D. WALLACE, WUl be tarred to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly lo the Agents; papers served In package* at 37,tf tents per month. To mail subscribers the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year im advene*, TWO DOLLARS for six month*, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of y * cenu a week. IET SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1855 f _ f l< ; JO H.I B. BLVANS. WILLIAM TH0*r?0?. ELVA.1S fc THO.MPSOJi, DBALBK3 IN HARDWARE, COACH TRMMIirOS, Ae., PI*. 32b iitttttn Ninth and Tmth ??, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE, fritaooit, German Silver, Alba La and Silver Pit ted, Tea. Table and Des*ert Spoons Carrara and Forks, Steels, Knivee v ith and with out Forks Brass, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle ?ticks, Show! and Tonga, Waffle Irons, Sad Irons Na?Un and Bell Mrtal Kettles, Furnaoes, Grid irons, Uveas, Ac. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage, Closet, Cupboard, Chest, Till, Pad and Trunk Locks f? battle. Door, and Blind Hinges, Screws, Cot and Wrought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Stubba, Door Spring*, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, Ac. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Moms, Gimps, Sofa and Chair Springs Venitisn Blind Hook*, Rack Pulleys, Roller Ends Brackets, Furniture Nails ?;-jf Co-fin Handles and Screws, Diamond Screw Plates, Ac. CARPENTERS' GOODS. . Planes. Saws, Drawing Knives, Spokes haves, Chisels and Gouges, Plane Irons Auger*. Braces and Bios, Boring Machines, Ham mers, Hatchets, Devels Bevels, Squares, Guages, Axes, Ac. BLACKSMITH A COACH MAKERS'GOODS. Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Shafts. Spokes, Hubs, Bows, Poles Sleigh Runne rs, Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump Joints, Stump Collars, Top Props Cartain Frames, Lamps, Inside Linings, Lining Silks, Damask, seaming Cords Tufts, Tassels, Buttons, Tacks, Fringe*, Laoes, and Plain and Enamelled Canvass Russia Duck, Enamelled Leather, Dash Leather, Ae. ELVANS A THOMPSON, ie 1?Cm 3X Pa. avenue. <?LEN WOOD CEMETERY, Oilice No- Fa. are., corner 10th street, (OVKR IHI SAVIS<i"S BANK.) THIS CEMETERY Is laid out on the plan ot the- elebrated Greenwood, of New Vork. and situated on the high ground distant one and a q'larter miles north of tne Capitol?North Capitu] rueet 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 o: otherwise, which is of vast importance to those who wish their dead to repose where they hav? placed the n, for it has become a custom in ii! ether cities when the burial ground becomes valu able for other purposes, to sell it, and throw the dead promiscously Into one large pit, and legal measures cannot prevent it, as no titles are given to the ground. N. B ?Odce open from 10 to 12 o'clock a. m., wiiere Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws. and a map of the ground, and all other in formation. can be obtained. All orders left with Mr. James F. Harvey. No, MOSeventh street, or any other undertaker, will b? promptly attended to. je 18?ly \fEMOIKS OF BENNETT and his Time*, 1*1 Price SI 25 Cleve Hail, by MLss Sewell?price ?1 Our First Families?price #1 25 The Escaped Nun?price SI For sale by bv E. K. LUNDY, * li? Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. an 17?tf COFFIN WARCROOM, Ac. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., UNDERTA ? KERS?reslrtence418 Seventh | street, between li and H streets Interments procured in any ground or cemetery Coin*, Caps, Shrouds, Carriages. Hearee, and every article for Interments oj the best quality furnished at short notice, on the most reasonable term*, and at all hours of tbt nij<ht Having the exclusive nght of Crump'* Patent Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep th* dead for ;nip length of time. Jy 11 ly DENTISTRY. 13 B DONALDSON, Dentist, late of the ftrm ol ? V? Hunt A Donaldson, coatlnues to manufacture and insert those beautiful' porcelain teeth, with or without gums, for specimens of which (made and deposited bv the late Arm) was awarded the fl-st premium at the Mechanics' Institute I'M, recently held In this city. ' These teeth are carved and shaded to suit each particular <"ase, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is so p?jfeet ae t<. deceive the most prac tised eye. Particular att^ution also paid to Ailing and pre ?ervlng the natural teeth. Charges m'Xi^rate, ar.d all operations warranted oace southwest corner of Seventh and D clre* t* geatrsE*e on D. mar 21?8ci MK.1TISTKT. DR MUNSON respectfully calls public atten tion to his new, patent and great- ^jLa Iv IMPROVED method of setting A r-AgCM tllcial Teeth, with ContinuousGum.^Z^^^S the veiy PERFECTION OF THE ART. This ryle of Teeth bas the following advantages ovei ail others, vlt: GREAT STRENGTH, CLEAN LINESS, COMFORT and BEAUTY, vleing with Nsture in these respect;, and in some otheri j^elilag. labile inspection is respectfully so 11c Please rail and see specimens. CAUTION.?No other Dentist in the District oj O-tlumbla has b right to mak- this style of teeth. N. B ?Teeth constitutionally healthy, plug trod an?l wa"ranted for life. Ofllre and house No. 2U5 E street, near the cor aer of Penna. avenue and 14th street. ?P *?tf WATCHED JEWELRY, ?r ^ SILVERWARE, te. M W. GALT A B no are constantly receiving Urge invoices of the above?and offer e'*ery article in tbeir line ai the lowest rates GOLD AND biliVER WORK of every de ?crtpuou uiade to order, such as TESTIMONl * ' .aI?**ed with appropriate de v!cES *c SETS' SER 1'l?r,i.0'aa Stones set ia the most modern styles. ?22S S?,S!r8' u?TroK8' ? M W. GALT A BRO., a , ? Pa avenue, bet. VKh and HHh sU. CABAS, WORK BOXES, Ac. IJl TCHINSON A ML'NRO have Just received * * direct from the manufacturer a large tad haadsoms aa.~>rtmeat of Cabas in calf and ^urkev ,n^rocco> ail sizes and superior quality Also, aa a*?ortja*Ltof l*d.es Work Boxes and ShZT&gP****', ^rlAkjle Writing Desk Gent's .Laving, Cases, furnished and unfurnished; watch together with a large assortment ot tne Moire Antique, Mohair and Silk Elastic L* public^s'lavlted ?' Whkh ^ HUTCHINSON A MUNtO, 31? Pa av., between 9th and 10th iia. an 31?tf B?gSjk,I,DEEV BRU5MEs Also, Patent Paint Oil for rooft, Ac 5 bills Putty, in bladders, for sale bv Mor-kll, No 323 C street, between 8th aud 7th. au 31?lm FANCY HAIR ORNAMENTS. HbEMKEN, JEWELER, ? No 330 Pa av..bet.?thand KHb sts is prepared to make to order any device that inay be suggested such as Flower Bouquets, Bracelets Breast Pins, Ear Rings, Chains, Crosiies, Rings) Chartelaius, Ac. Also, Jet Ornaments for sale Persons may rely upon their own hair be ag used. , Jy 31?tr \|KS. A. ?. RIr.OMOND'S NEW ?AL a"J. iery of Daguerrean Art.?Haviiyengaged the services of an experienced artist, Is fully f "epared to take pictures equal to any In the city, and at reasonable prices No -J0O Pa. avenue, northwest 0>rner 11th ?t., over Ford A Bro'a Drug Store, an ?? DR. SCHWARTZE S t MRONO-TUER -WAL AUt'K PILLS.?These Pills have stood unrlvaUed for the last tbx years. Such la the effica -yof tnese Pills, that such a thing a? failcbk Is impossible, if they are taken accord ing to direction. au 26?eolm ^H1RT?-SH1RTS.-We have }ust received k ' a large and hue asaortuiAut of GeaUemeM's beet S iallty white and colored Shirts, which we will is pose of at the lowest New Vork prices. WALL A STEPHENS. J22 Pa avenue, next door to Iron Hall. ?u 2?*J DENTISTRY DR. V. 9H1NN, Graduate of the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery, respect folly Informs the residents of George- ^MEjaSfc town and Its vicinity that he has Wo.HZy irnr ted himself amongst them for the purpose of prac tising his profession. Omce 121 Washington st., above Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. Je 516?A2mAeolm* WEBER'S brass And steing band. THIS old established and favorite band fur nish music as usual for Excursions, Sere nades, PicNlcs, Balls. Parties. Exhibitions, Ac. Orders may be left at llilbus A Hitz's Music De pot, or at the residence of the leader, four doors east of General Henderson's residence. Navy Yard. Jyj?-Sm PROSPERl'S CORNET BAND. '"pHlS Band Is suitable fbr any and all pniposM. A and is warranted to give satisfectlon to all those who m;?y be pleased to engage them, either as a Brass, Rf*d. or Cotillon Band. Any number of musicians to be had at the-short est notice, by applying to FREDERIC PROBPKRI, Leader, at TaiUvull'a Store, opposite the Marine Barracks. N. B ?Orders left at Hllbus A Hitz's Music De pot will be promptly attended to. may 25?1m SILVER WARE. HSEMKEN. 330 Pa. avenue, between 9th and ? 10th streets, offers his lar^e stork of puie Silver Ware, consisting of Coflee and Tea Sets, complete, Sugar Bowls, Cream Goblets, Cups, SpoOusand Forks, aud a magnificent assortment or richly chased fancy silver ware suitable fer gifts, at reduced prices. Persons in want of any of the shove article*, are invited to call. Being mostly of our own manufacture, we war rant it sterling. i?>" Silveiware of any design made to order at short notice. Particular attention is paid in get ting up Testimonials, Premiums, Ac. an 1?tr ICE?ICE?ice: f CHARLES WERNER, on Pa. avenue, oppo v> Site Browns' Hotel, will keep, throughout the season, an ample supply of Pettibone's best ICE. whie'n he win sell, on call, in any quantities, at the low??Ht poMiblt* rates. mav 29?dtSep -10 SOMETHING TO OLD AND YOUNG. PROFESSOR WOOD'S HAIB EESTORATIVE. 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 wn paralleled. It has without theordinary appliance used for such purposes, won its way, and been heartily welcomed to most of the cities aud town? in the United States, the Canadas, and the West Indlt Islands. Nor is this result surprising when it is remembered that Its popularity is bitsed upon Its merits, solely as established by actual tests That thU preparation will actually Restore gra> Hall to its Natural Color, produce a luxurlaat Err.wth upon the head* of the bald, prevent the all from falling off. and when used as a tonic ar ticle, produce a continual How of the natural fluid and thus render the hair soft, glossy and wavv, destroy diseases of the scalp, and expel dandruff, the certificates of distinguished gentlemen and la'l!e? in every part of the country who have tried it ^ .i r 1 ? - '? ... ral color to almost any age slotted to humanity, by removing the cause of disease from the scalp no matter how long standing?the concurrent tes timonials of the press and the certificates of nu merous respectable Individuals of both sexes, to the use of tnis curative, as well as of the recom mendations of editors and certificates before allu ded to, can be had of all agents. Bkou&fikld, Mass., Jan. 11,1856. I'S'?F. Wood?Dear ^ir?Having made trial of your Hair Restorative, it gives mo pleasure to Bay thai 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 has iIscm ea'.ored day heir, wn'.ch was Becoming gray, toi is original color. 1 have used no other article, with anything like the saint pleasure and profit. Yours, truly , J. K. BRAGG, Pastor of Orthodox Chttrch. Brookleld. Caklylx. III., Jane *7, 1863. I have used Prof. O.J. Wood's Hair Restora tive, and have admired its wonderful effect. My hair was becoming, as I thought, prematurely grav; but by the use of his "Restorative" it has r*si'uned its original color, snd 1 have no doubt, permanently so. SIDNEY BRKESE, Ex-Senator United States. Paor. Wooo :?Dear Sir?My hair commcaced felling off some three or four yean since, snd con tinued to do so until I bccame quite bald. 1 tried all the popular remedies of the day, but to no ef feot,atia*t 1 was Induced to use your celebrated Hair Restorative, and am very happy to say it is doing wonders. 1 have now a toe growth cf young hair, and cheerfully it commend its use to all similarly a&icted. A. C WILLIAMSON, 133 Second street. Address O. J. WOOD A CO.. Proprietors, til# Broadway, New Yoik, and 114 Market street, 8t. Louis, Mo. C. STOTT A CO , wholesale snd retail Agent, Washl ngton. T. wTdYOTT A RONS, General Wholesale Agent, Philadelphia, Ps. su 1?ly DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S UNFAILING "8CB0FUL0U8 ANTIDOTK," F*r tk4 Ptrmantnt Curt of CONSUMPTION ?si uil otktr form* of SCUOFULOVS DISEASES. THIS Medicine is prepared by an eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice in New York city, during which time he nits constantly used it with the most unbounded success, and created for It s reputation In private practice, unequalled in the khrtory of medicine Itaets immediately upon the klood, clean*!?g it from ail scrofulous humors or Impurities, renovating and. bv its marie pow. en, INVIGORATE THE WtfOLE 8VSTEM, In proof of which, hundreds of respectable wit nesses from the doctor's private practice have giv ?a la their, testimony, ar.d entreatjthese imflterlng from any scrofulous affection, to tall it yon tktm tatufy A Treatise on Scrofiloos Diseases can be had gTatts at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 1iJ? Broadway, and at Drag Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT A CO., Agents for Washing tea DR. L. 3. WRIGHT'S TASTELESS " LIQUID CATHAETIG," OR, FAMILY PHYSIC. THiS lsthe BF.ST, CHEAPEST, and MOST EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It Is TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating i-ffect of Pills, Oil, Senna. Ac.,) and pro ducing no gripiag or other painful effects. Unlike ail i-ther purgatives, it searches to the bottom of the dWaae, 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, snd NO MEDICINE IS .MORE HIGHLY RE COMMENDED by the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give It a trial and then Judge for yourselves. It ean be had wholesale ana retail at E. H ST A BLUR A CO.'S, Baltimore, or CIIAS. STOTT A CO., Washington, D C. DR WRIGHT'S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 40?. Broadway, where the doctor can be consulted dai'y on diseases generally, from 12 to 2 p. m., wlthoot charge Je 13?Cm FIRST WARD LIVERY AND SALE STA BLES. ? f N announcing to the public of Washington that I A I have taken possession, by purchase, 1 of the above Stables, on G street, near the War Department, (lately occupied MmIA by A Schwartz.) 1 wish to lnforinaaaLaflte them that it will be entirely conducted by myself, and that all orders left upon the premises will be attended to punctually with elegant Carriages and careful drivers. The Riding School will he con ducted by s professional equestrian and perfectly docile horses; having stated hours for lady equts triaus. In private or public, as they may prefer. Particular attention will be paid to horses kept st Livery In his estsblishmert. Persons requiring open barouches or femily car riages, can be satisfactorily accommodated, as well as those desiring riding hones for gentle aw or ladies F&IEDERECK LAKEMEYER, ft >1?3m Agttt. LIGHT AND DARKNESS; or the Shadow of Fate. A story of fashiousble Life. Paper 50 cents?cloth 76 cents TAYLOR A MAURY'S ?*B7 Bookstore, near 9th st. DLA.1K BOOKS of all kinds snd sixes for ssle D at unusually tow prices fj ? FRANCK TAYLOR. EDUCATIONAL. GEORGETOWN CLASSICAL AND MATH EMATICAL ACADEMY. THE dndersigiied having rented the building In which the late Wm. R. Abbott, Esq , so long and so favorably conducted his Academy, and having thug secured more ample accommodations will receive an additional number of pupils. Early application* arc particularly reqnested, 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. BOWEN, Principal, au 27 No. M West ?t., Georgetown. KtGBV ACADEMY. Fourteenth street, opposite Franklin Square. PJMIE duties of this Institution will be resumed 1- on the second Monday in September. N um ber <f pupils limited. C Tculars of the Academy can be obtained at the residence of the Principal, on N, between 12th and 13tli streets. O. F. MORISON. 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 44 weeks. Terms as usual. Circulars at the Bookstcre of U. FarnhaitK Esq, and at the Rugby House, corner 14th and Ksts. These Institutions are so organized and con ducted as to secure that meutal and moral train ing which will beat prepare the pupil for the real ties of life. Z RICHARDS. Prin U. A. Mrs. Z RICHARDS, Prin. U. F. A. au 17?lm MRS. LUNpY will resume the duties of her School on Monday, September 3d, at No. 46 Louisiana avenue. au 30 BOAKDING AND DAY SEMINARY FOR YOUNG LADIES, Mm. GEN. T. T. WHEELER, Principal. THE duties of this Institution will be resumed on Monday, the 3d of September, at the cor ncr of Bridge and Washington streets. Entrance for Pupils on Washington street. Mrs. Wheeler respectfully solicits a continuance or the patronage she ha? so liberall y received from the public, and for which she tenders her sincere 'hanks. Circulars can be obtained on application to the Principal. _i au 13?eolm COTTAGE HOME SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES, Massachusetts avenue, betw. Huh and lltA sis. I THE Sixth Academic Year of this School will . 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 DCRMAN. Teacher of French. Mr.GIBSON, Teacher of Drawing and Paint 'n^< AD. SCHEEL, Teacher of Music. l?jr Circulars my be obtained at the Bookstores ?u 21?eolm :\TRS. D. hTbuRR WILL RESUME her iff. Classes for Young Ladies on the 17th Stp ?ember, at her residence, 361 C street, near sireet. an 22?eo3w SELECT PRIMARY SCHOOL. E MISSES QUINCl* take this meihod of . informing their former patrons and frtends <hey are now ready for t* e reception of pupils at their residence, on 11th street, between L and M, No 365. near their former residence In FrankUn How. A few children can be furnished with board and the requisite attention. The best of reference given. sep 4?ea2w# ROSE VALE SEMINARY, Near Bladenshors Depot. rJ^HE exi:.-cist*s of this School will be resumed A on MONDAY, September 3, 1855 The lar^ airy rooir now In course of erection will be ready for use, which will add much to the comfort anil convenience of the pupils. For further particulars address Mrs. D. JONES, (Principal,) Bladensburg, Md. ail 14?2awlin MR. BUSllNELL'S SCHOOL, No. 441 Thirteenth street, between F and O sts. rfMIE next session of this School will commence -o- on the fir-t Monday in September. The course of instruction embraces ail the tranches of a complete Academical education. Circulars, containing terms and other particu lars, may oe had at the Bookstores and at the Schoolroom. au22?eo3w* GEORGETOWN FEMALE SEMINARY. 4 REPORT having been Industriously circula i*. ted to the effect that the terms for boarding and tuition in mv Seminary have been advanced to Jive httndrid dollars j er session. I deem It my duty to give it an explicit contradiction. 1 do not know how tLe report orlglaatfd, nor by what agency it has gained r.uch currency. The statement in my published catalogue is made with great clearness, and can hardly have perveitcd to ue?r double the arnoudt stated. The terms for the last three years have been 8200 per session of ten months The additional cost of all articles of domestic consumption compelled me to raise my terms to 9250 The terms for day pupils and for extra studies are unchanged. WILLIAM J. CLARKE, sep6?lw Georgetown, D. C. AMEBIC AN HOTEL, No. 436 P?. artnue, b*ttceen 4% and 6th streets. 8. UEFLEBOWER A L. T. LOVETT, PROPKIBTORS. Jy n?flm POTOMAC PAVILION. TH E Proprietor respectfully Informs the public that the Pavilion will be sept open dur- ?-? ing the running of the Potomac Steamers. Thwre are manv families here who intend" to remain throughout September, and heho[?es that others may unite to cnloy the fine bath and good Ashing. W. W. DIX. Pirky PoiHT, Aug. 25,1665. au2? A CARD.?The subscriber Informs his friend* and the public that he is now able to attend tc hU business. He can be found at hia old stalls, Centre Market, ready to wait on them as he always has done heretofore. The best of BEEF always on hand. JNO. WALKER, jy 25?tf Victualler. MOUNTAIN HOUSE, CAPON SPRINGS! fPHE undersigned having been solicited by A many soutuern friends to extend the present season, have determined to keep the Mountain House open for their accommodation until the 10th day of October. The three tournaments for the season will take place on the 2Sth of August, the 12th and 2?th of September. The fare will be reduced 85 per month and 82 per week, after the 1st of September. au 21 ? BLAKEMORE A INGRAM. STOVES: STOVES*.?GRATES! GRATES! WE are now receiving and offer for sale an ex tensive assortment of COOKING STOVES, among which are to be found, the Blue Ridge. William Penn, Triumphs Complete, Atlantic, Bay State, Banner, Ma-' ryland, Kitchen Companion, and others. Also, a complets assortment of Parlor, Dining room, chamber, hali, store, office and church Stoves, for either Wood or coal. Also, a fine assortment of Mantle Grates, New York patterns.

All who are in want of Stove? of prate* will find It to their advantage to give us a call before pur chasing. We shall take pleasure in showing our stock and giving our prices to any who may call on us, whether thev purchase or not. JOHNSON, GUY A CO., Pa avenue, betw. 10th and 11th sts. sep 3?2w (Organ) GEO. H. VARNELL Ml J. W. MANKINS, House, Sinn 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 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 6th and 7th streets, north aide, next to the Varnum Building. Old Gluing promptly attended to. au 14?<tUf | ? BITS OF BLARNEY, by Shelton Mackenzie, Editor of ths Life of l urrlan, jr. Price 81. Guy Rivers, a tale of Georgia, by W. Gilmore Sims. Esq. Price 81 35 Just Published and for sale at TAYLOR 4 MAURY'S sep 5 Bookstore near Ninth street OFFICIAL. Tbkasubt Dbfaktxsnt, Aug. 3,18ff5 Notice 1* hereby given to holders of stock of the loan authorised by the act of 1844, redeemable on and after the lath November, 1656, that the whole or any part of that stock will be purchased by this department at any time previous to the 30th No vember next, for which 3 per cent. premium wiil be paid In addition to the sums expressed in the oertlScates. And to the holders of the stocks of the other loans of the United States, that purchases of the same to thesmount of fi ,310.000 will also be made during the same period at the following rates: For stock of the loan of 16-12, a premium of 10 per cent.; for stock cf the loens of IS47 and 1S4P, a premium of 15 per cent; and for stock Issued u^i der the act of 1830, commonly called Texas-In demnity stock, a premium of 6 per cent. Interest will also be allowed, at the rate stipu lated In the certificates, from the 1st July last to the day of settlement here, with one day In addi tion, to enable the Treasurer's draft to reach th? party. Certificates transmitted to this department ub ier the present notice should be duly assi*^ to ?he United States by the party entitled to mm*m the purchase-money. ? Payment for these stocks will be made by drafts upon tho assistant treasurers at Boston, New York or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, ? 4?dtNovCO Secretary of the Treasury MARYLAND INSTITUTE EXHIBITION. f r HF cff?ht annual exhibition of the ?? Maryland Arf.-' -Vi V the Prom?tion of the Mechanic Arts will be opentd in Baltimore. Maryland, on ' October next. Goods will be re ceived for exhibition and competition at anv time prior to Sentember27th, and for exhibition merely as late as first of October. The co-operation of the manufacturers, mechan ics. artists and the community generally. Is re for??,Siy "* P'tPMMioo "B.T* bwn made by the Institute Alth the various railroad and other transportation companies for the free conveyance over their lines from liiltiaiore of contributions to the ex hibition. All articles deposited must be of American man y fact tire; tae only exception to this rule beliiy in favor of rare specimens in the department of the not fcoldlnS them as merchandise on sal*1. Circulars imbodylng the regulations and ar rsngerr ents, and blank applications for M?*ee with all other information, may be Lad at any time *^?lby ? l? ac,uar> ?ttLfc Institute'John Commht**?J. Vansant, Thomas Swunn, W Abrahams Thomas J. Clare. George If Rodfjersi Smitu-T j Superintendent?John F. Meredith Hep 3?eotft parlor MIRRURsT THtL"U^riber 7S?ld r??P?,tflilly announce to -*? the citizens of Washington, and th? pubi c generally, that he is prepared to m nufarture at snort notice parior and other MIRROR*, of all n.?r. ?uariU1tee that work wlU euuai KMfiT""? -"'"V r^a To JLtZSPcSSS? cl"u7i r?"ra"M,d Fle FRANCIS I.AMB, Ali Mw If' f inite ?iautier's saloon. All Mir.ors sold will be delivered and put ud complete saving thereby risk of damage and ex cft?es ?fb0XinK Und frfi?Lt bought in other ? * ____ Sep 1?e&2m \['SS MORLEV, 301 Pennsylvania avenue a up ^irs rcspectf .Uy informs the LaT! dies that her MILLINERY U removed to^fi the parlors over the More she recently occu-yPW pied, where she will be Lappy to s^e them^nd -um^rv*" "how.,hem as Kood an assortment /jVli J? v.can,, f eiFtted at this season of u 'ear' which will be sold at reduced prices I .<e. ha3?rn5 8traw and Lavvn 11 its of superior | <iuality \\ hen the fall ?eason arrives she intends 111? Turn?1 a" unu*,,a]1r handsome assortment I V 1 ? V1,lllln<'r>r' and hor** for 8 continuance of the libera^ patronage hitherto r^ceKed from th*tn In coiuKjquence of this removal .Miss M Las a quantity of Olass Casps and Sash which are tise wa ^ W 8? c^?ap to get them out of the Next door to Ellis's Music Store fcep -3?eotf A PLAIN FACT. AIi,ICENT Ros?wo?d, elegantly fin i;h'd fuil octave Piano Forte hist re ceived, from a cehbrated manufactory- ^ in N. * ork, and must be sold w ithin^? m the astonishing low price of ?250 Two fine rosewood Pianos from the celebrated establishment of Knabe, Gaehle A Co. Baltimore have been used onlv a f~w months, the ownera , k 'eave ,he clty, and we are au thorized to sell them at the low price of ff200each A second-hand Piano for 875and one for S50. ..Xhv >S??n ^?."d tbe largest and most reliable u? P,anos >n this city, at our Music ^>tore, 306 Fa. avenue, brt. 9th and M*th ntn >er>4 JOHN V. ELLIS. A CAUTION f S necessary only to those wbo have not vet used imy.^pe.r,0r Bl*ck Tea at fiftV cents a pound, against the imposition that is daily attempted br a?me persons of elastic conscience to palm oft' Tea representing it to be the same kind as mine The way to nail tiie deception to the forehead of the ?? ?ttT5tiB?' 18 by a trial, samples of which can be had gratuitously The balance of the chop-mark, forty-live boxes of this aittcle of the latest Importation is in my t,tore, and by the families can have It reasonably less than at re One hundred and ten Magnolia hams, the last store sea8?n?to ^ ^ only at my Green conserve and preserved ginger. All the Fnnfi TntS necessary jor American, French, and Knglish preserving and pickling. PureeideJ vin egar. glass and stone jars of an sizes for >Uies preserves and pickles, with a varlelv of fresh ?ro cerles unsi:rnassed Z M. P KIN o B Corner of V. rmout avenue, I and 15 street, north east of Jackson Statue. septs STEWART'S SKYLIGHT GALLERyT^ rkAGUERREOTYPES taken for 50 cents and , uPJwa[d>' fl,ted ln splendid cases We have the finest light in the city, which for soft ness and distribuuon of shade is not surpassed if eqiialled in the United States u .# P.VHe Wb2 want ???d Pictures to call at 324 Pa avenue, between dth and loth streets over M. W. Gait A Bro.'s Jewelry Store ' au 14?lm NOTICE. TOHNSON, GUY & CO , would call the atten tion of the District to their new and improved larlor Companion, for heating parlors and cham bers with one fire, for beauty o/Ttyle and finfS and economy, superior to anything of the kind ever offered in this city. ' lb#lr Blue Kld*e Co?klngStove, fbr in any ttial to ^t ever offered ?-nVtt^0U]d CaU Public attention to our ex of HARDWARE, and Bulld new^Jticrili t0 WWch We ** constanUy adding sen avenu?' between 10th and 11th ?t?. ^ -*ep *~gw (Organ) INDEPENDENT POLICE. THLU"der,IKned h&ve entered into a firm for other h.??fnUlP?Sew^f1?UeBdinS 10 criminal and ^ which may be entrusted to them f n from any part of the Uniu-d promptly attended to. One of saw '?und at ail times at John D Clark s United btetea Police Oflce, No. 62: Twelfth st WILLIAM H FANNING, JOHN H. STEWART, J. NORWOOD, -tt-lm S^v,R^^-ra PpH'ted, the best in"the i enth sILt Holders Furoaces. Ac .at 190 Sev enth street. G. FRANCIS EVENING STAR. "I KNOW IT." BY E . W. DEWEB. At seventeen years of age. I was m*re of a man than I have ever been since. I wore a long tailed coat and boot?, (to which the ap : purten&nce of rpurs was generally added) a moustache wad quite visible on nay upper lip. and a conseiou.-noss of ripe maturity nrver left my miud. I was studying for the legal profession, but at the time o! which X wnto, was spending my summer vacation at my fa ther h house in the country. Though so manly (almost sol Jier-like, as I fancied) in my appearance, my inner was by no means as stern as my outer man. I loved my mother with childish tenderness, End sooner thun paifl her pious heart, I unmur muring! y accompanied her every Sunday to the^ village church to listen to long sermons of which 1 could not hear a word, for the tremu lous accents of the very aged miui-"ter, who conducted the Fcrvices. were so faint as to be inaudible where I sat. Though incited by I >ve and duty to subject myself to this weekly penir.ee, (well deserved by my weekly sins) tuy conscience yet did not prevent me from whiiing away the time with *ueh ainu^niente as lay at hand?that, rarnely. of observing aud speculating on tho coun tenances of my neighbors, an occupation <f which I was fond. The physiognomy which intvrr*ted mo more than all others, was that of a young girl who sat not far from us. and who was accompanied by an aged woman, probably her grandmo ther?the object of her ever watchful care. This girl's face, from first eliciting my care less admiration, gradually absorbed my whole attention. it wa? very beautiful, but apart from that, it posse r=.,-d the greatest possible interest for me. Never had I seen a counte nance which denoted so much, sensibility; each emotion of her mind was plainly written up ?n it, by its quick, delicate changes; no thing was wanting but the key of a correc po: dirg degree ? sensibility in the beholder I to read her iunocent soul like an epf n book. For hours I gazed and specu'ated on ti.at y< ur.g faco?1 thought how Bid would be the lot of' so en^itivo h being, should fate ur.ito bcr to one who woul l not know how to read aright what was =o dolicatfciy written?to wham tn* varying expression of that sweet countenance would be but a bla^K?who should be able to tee in it only its coarser part?beauty of fea ture. To ere was no end to the reveries into which those swiit coming blushes led me. Sometimes, by chance, the fair object of my bury fancies would catch my eye, or without 'ooiing atrnu, seem to know or teel that I was gazing at her. and I wickedly delighted in noticing the blush which deepened on her cheek till I withdrew my eyes. Ono Sunday, I happened?in coming out of church, to be cl??c to my lovely neighbor? imiavdiately behind her?my haul jjctualiy touched her unconscious garments. I felt an 'rrcbittible desire to force her in so ne way t ? notice mt?to speak to her?to occasion one of those charming blu-hes. anything I know not what. Tn short, like an impertinent cox eeiub, a< I was, X stoo^d forward, and with aa insufferable insolence, ttuich I blush now to remember, I whimpered in her car? '? You are very pretty !" Never wa? I more surprised, than when she caimiy replied? 441 know it!" 1 was absolutely startled. I had expect-.-d r. silent, conscious blush?nr an indignant glaLcc?anything rather than tac cool "I know it." 1 was puzzled, but I had plenty of time to turn the matter in my mind, for in a few days I returned to college. 1 can truly suy it was tho one problem, wi.ich throughout tiirj term, gave me most thought. Another year elapsed ere I returned heme, and again sut in the village church. My per sonal appearance was, meanwhile, somewhat altered. I still wore my moustache, it is true, but my coat-tails were not, or dii not seem quite so long, and I lert off my ?pur3. My mother and I were early 6eated in our per, aud I impatiently awaited the arrival of my lovely enigma i tried to prepare myself l-ii disappointment. ?? i have been thinking aud dreaming about ?u ideal,1 said to my self, ?' doubtie.F when the young !;:dy app-srs all my imaginings will vanish?th^re can be no doubt my lancy nas been playing tricks with me, investing a mere country maiden with transcendent graces and charms. While I was reasoning thus with myself, the young lady appeared, leading her old xolative with tender care. Worshipping an " ideal," indeed ! my most charming remembrance did not begin to do justice to the beautiful reality. A soul full of tenderness and sensibility seemed to have found a fitting home in a pernon and Cace of perfect loveliness aud grace. She blushed when, looking around, she chanced to see me, and again the play of ex pression on her features which had so interest ed me formerly, charmed me. As mother and I returned home. I described my lair neighbor, and asked my mother wh ? she wes ? "iier name,"'my mother said, "is Grace Denny, ar.d she is the loveliest, the most su perior youug woman 1 have ever in my whole liio met. it is too soon to think of suon things yet," she continued, smiling, " but some years he too it would make me hapny to see my dear eon married to just auch a good wo man." 44 Not quito so fast, mother," said I laugh ing way a little embarrassment which i was most anxious to conceal. i i'cund that Grace had become a constant visitor at my mother's, and i did not fail to improve the opportunity of becoming ac quainted with her. 9 She was indeed a gifted creature, endowed with all 44 nature's best." She sang, she danced, eho conversed with an indiscrible grace peculiar to herself. Though generally thoughtful and earnest in her manner, she had h vein of quiet humor, and her strokes of playful drollery charmed all the more from being unexpected. But more alluring to me than all her gifts and accomplishments, was the shrinking sensibility depleted on every feature of her sweet lace, i aoou found my self deeply?painfully interested iu her. I say painfully, for Grace received my assiduous attention with a perfect coolness and uncon cern that gave me great uneadineu. Some t met I thought she remembered my early im Sertiiicnce, and was disposed to punish me. lut there was a rival, a cousin of Grace's, who always stood in my way, and from whom Graco received, as a matter of course, num berless little attentions which I dared not evon offer. X hated this man; X was insufferably jealous; but Grace seemed either perfectly uncoi-scious, or perfectly indifferent to thebye play of animosity which was carried on oe tween us two. Grace, sweet, noble Grace, with her child like simplicity and sensitive woman's heart? who could resist her ? /could not; my whole soul was here. Xn vain had X called upon my vanity (of which X had plenty to invoke) to save me from the mortification of loving with out return. X could not stem or control the passion which, strong as a mighty whirlwind had seized me. One evening X sat by the piano while Grace sang to me. The cousin was not there, and dear Grace's varying color suggested sweet hopes to my vanity. X fancied I saw love in those soft music-breathing lips. It was the last evening of my vaoation, and surely I read a gentle farewell thought |n Grace s face. X was beside myself with joy at the idea?I was ae if in a blissful dream, a sweet delirium, a rapture of love. As Grace rose to leave the piano I caught her hand, un able longer to repress the on* thought that filled my heart, I exclaimed fervently : THE WEEKLY STAB. This excellent Family ud News Journal, teininf a g?oaiai varlety ef interesting reeding tkai be found in aay other?It pabflthed on ftetw day montia|. . tiuu. Single copy, per antum 00 to eitw. F lee copies ? 00 Ten coplea ? ?> Twenty copies .!!.."....IS 00 Ci,Ii '>niu?it tii isuici. .IH" (In wrapper*) oaa be procured at the counter, tmmMWlv after the lam trf the paper Prtee-T.aaa Caat.. ? ? ?? Foai Ma ST Ear who art aa agents will a coinmiiaitoc of tweaty per cent "Grace?dear Grao^?with all my ?>al I lore yoa!" She lifted her large eoft eye* and said slowly, while a mischievous smile stole over her face: 44 I know it.'* She was gone before I had time to prevent, or to recover from my surprise. The next day 1 returned to the college, ex pecting to complete try studies in another yew A rear ! How long a time to be ebaent irooi the beloved being who was to me. I felt, henceforth and forever, whether she returned try love or not, the nucleus round whfsh all tuy thoughts would revolve I need not oy h -w often her strange and unsatisfactory ad' swer tormented me. I perceived, in her rep etition of tho same words, her remembrance of the time she had used them before; and this then was the just punishment for my offenee 1 tortured myself ny bringing the scene again and again to memory. 44 The deuce you do!" tQooghi I, sometimes, 441 would i had pos the wit to have left you a little moro uuoortain." I often wonder that 1 was able to study at all at this time, for Grace,%rartful Grace, was never absent from my thoughts ; she had be came the dream of my life, the objeot of all the love sonnets which had till now b**n scat tered on various rival beauties. I dia study, however, acd study hard, and at the end of the term passed examination with high hon or"?much to my dear mother'* pride and j >y. I determined to be wiser when I saw her again?to discover beyond a doubt if I were beloved, before I committed myself as I had done by foolish speeches. In order to satisfy myself on thia point, and perhaps also to gratify a little pique, when I returned home I did not go immediately to see <lraco as my feelings dictated, but waited till, ?it my mother s summons, she spent an even ing with us Even then, though my heart waa fbtl of tenderness for her. I affected ooolnest , 1 had made ut> in? mind to play a part and utfer es I migh4. I would act it out. Inero was a young lady staying with my mother at tiiis time who dearly loved to flirt. I was quite ready to contribute to her amusement. I de voted myself to her the whole evening, and felt the sweetest pain I ever experienced when I saw. by Grace's dear, changing, sensi [ tive facc, that sho waa deeply pained and wounded When this foolery was carried to its height, I perceived Grace suddenly rise and step through tho open window out on the pl*tsa. In a lew moments I followed her; she bad re tired to a little distance from tue wiudew, and stood with her held leaning against the rail ing, weeping. Stealing softly behind her. I passed my arm around her, and whispered. "Ah. dearest Grace, do not deny it! You love me!" ?There was a little pause?then laughing, yet J-uli half crying. Grace turned aside her head Alas! I l>ow it!" A 44 Strasg e ' Preacher.?Misname was Strange. Many will think hia conduct was strange also, lie wa? a xealous preacher and a sweet singer. Nothing gave in in so much pleasure as to go about tTie country preaching <md singiug. A benevolent gentleman, well off in worldly gear, desiring to make him and his family comfortable in their declining years, generously presented him a title-deed t.-r three hundred end twenty i?cres of land. Strange accepted the donation with thankful ness, and wtut his way, preacha.ud sing ing as he went. But after a few months he returned and requested his generous friend to take back the title-deed. Surprised at tho request, the gentleman inquired, ?? Is there any flaw in it V' "Not the slightest " 44 Is not the ?*i>d g??od 7" 44 First rate" 44 Isn't it healthy V' 44None more so." "Why then do you wish me to take it back It will be a comfortable home for jou wheu you grow old. and something for your wife and children if you should be taken away." 44 Whv, I'll toll you. Ever sinoe I've had that deed I've lost my enjoyment in singing^ I can't sing my favorite hymn with a go.?d conscience any longer " "What Is that "This? " 'No foot of land do 1 poa eaa, No cot age In the wlldern^ea, A poor wa> Daring snaa r I dwell awhile la tents below, Or gladiy wander to and fio, 'Till I my Canaaa gaia. Yonder'a my houae and portion fklr. My treaaure'and my b^an are there. ? ad my abidlag home !" 44 There!" said Strange. "I'd rather sing that hymn than own Amerioa. I'll trust tho Lord to take oare of my wife and children." He contiuued singing and preaching, and preaching and singing, and the Lord, said tho lecturer, dd take care of him and his children aftor him. AnvasTraa wrm Bears?The editor of tho Louiston Falls (Maine) Journal has recently made an excursion to Umk*agog, and gives in the columns of bis paper an interesting ac count of the ex|>eneuoe which he gathered duriDg his wild and picturesque tour. Speak ing of the bears which abound in that vicinity, hs says that on the day previous to his arrival at what is called the "lake settlement," a brave little boy named Warren Bowley, nino years of age, the son of Isaac Bow ley, had a contest with a bear which near proved a se rious one for him. The account of the fight ran thus: "Old Bruin made a visit to the oat field, a few rods from the house for hts evening meal; when Warren concluded to nepper the var mint with a few buck-shot. lie took the gun and fired at the animal, wounding and en raging him. Young Bowley, nothing dauntod at the fighting propensities displayed by bruin, attacked the old fellow with a club, and went in for a 4 free fight1 in which he stood a fair chance of coming off second best The boy'e mother gave the alarm to the father and an older brother, who were at work a short die tanoe from the house , they at onoe made their appearance, when old bruin concluded to do camp, deeming any further contest too haa ardous as the odds were against him. Tho family gave chase to the old chap, but being provided with nothing suitable for his ospturo or destruction he made his escape. On tho Tuesday following he crossed the road a short distance from the bouse with a sheep in hia mouth. The 6ame lad again attacked him with a club he dropped tne sheep and made hia escape. This same animal, a short time since, as ?e are informed by Mrs Bowlev, paid her a visit. He put his fore paws on tne window sill, thrust his head and shoulders into the room, and quietly took his leave." A Natio* or Methodists.?The religit u* mission to the Friendly Islands, in the Pacifio Ocean, has been to successful that the entlro people have become a nation of Methodiats ; and the whole population, from the king (who is a " local preacher") down to his meanest subject, attend the Wesley an ministry Thee# Island* sometimes go by the name of Tonga They consist of a hundred and fifty, and lie between 12 deg and 25 deg south latitude, and 172 west and ITT deg east longitude. They were dieeovered bv the navigator Tea man,in 1643. but received theiroolloclive name of Friendly Islands from Captain James Cook. py The modest maiden, the prudent wife, or the careful matron, are much more ser viceable in life than petticoated philosophers, blustering heroines, or virago queens. She who makes her husband happy, and reclaims him from vice, is a much greater character than ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafW from the quirer of their tjti.?GoMtmttk

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