Newspaper of Evening Star, March 27, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 27, 1856 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAB, rVBLISHEl) EVEKY AFTKRNOONi (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) 41 5?a? b**ldings, tvmtr of Ptn+sfl*mm*? ?*?*?? rltvtntk itrMi, By W. D. W ALLACB, VflU y frrfd to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*; papers served In packages at 37# seats per month. To mall subscribers the sub scription price Is Til R EE DOLLARS AND F IF TY CKNT8 a year i* o/fraars, TWO DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three Months; for let* than three months at the rate of 14# oenta a week. SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VII. WASHINGTON, D. (1. THURSDAY. MARCH 27, 1856. NO. 977. THE WEEKLY STAR. Rhia exoalleat Family and News Joarnal- roi *?*!** a greater variety of tmterartn* reading than eaa be fonad Is asy othar?Is pvbnsbed as Satur day morning ?la^le ccpr, per ?anam I' * w. *? ntM Five copies M Ten copies 9 w Twenty copies ?"******|? v9 {rr c*s?, imiuui m abtapcu"" irr Single ooples (In wrappers) eaa be pror? ad at the connter. immediate!? afW the lam of Ui paper. Price? Tbbbb Cbits^ Posthastiks who act aa agenta win mi a commission of twenty per oeat. ANTHONY BUCHLY, UNDERTAKER, Shsp and Residence No. 303 Pena. avenae, ???th side, bftwfn 9th and loth sts., Having provided himself with ?a ELEGANT HEARSE, and all necessar. conveniences for! properly conductng hh business. would respectfully inform the public that he Is folly prepared to fill all orders entrusted to htm, at the shortest notice, and In the best manner A large supplr of READY-MADE COFFINS of all sizes, always on band, which will be fur nished on tne most reason ?ble terms. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N. B.?Resld nj? on the premises, orders will be prompuy attended t3 at all hours. ? ? ^ NOW THE MOW IS THAWIFIS: THB lakkj* are overflowing with Bonqaets of Real and Artificial FLOWERS, with PERFUMERY. FANCY GOODS, MUSICAL BOXES. CLOCKS, STA TIONERY, Ac , Ac. OPERA GLASSES for sale or rent At TIIE LARES, mar 5 601 Pa. a*., near Adam's Express. JONAS P. LEVY, wroataa and dbalsk i* WOTM, LIQUORS, CIGARS, AHD FINE GROCERIES, 8 eneralCommuiion A Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKER, No. 474 Pa. a*., two doors below U.S. Hotel, WiSHlSSTOH Citt.D. C. N. B.?Country Merchants are requested to glvs ate a call before purchasing elsewhere. oci-ly SINGING AND FLUTE LE1SON* MR. WILLIAM PALMER, Professor of Sing ing, Ac., hiving been Induced to accompany his nephew (Mr. Henry Palmer, the eminent pi a^lst.) on his return te this coun'ry, and to take op his residence In this city, will be happy to re celve pupils for Instruction either In Singing or In the art of Flute Playing, having been associ ated with the be?t Professors In Europe, studied nnd*r Crevel!!, the great vocal master in London, a: d under C. Nicholson, the renowned flutist. For terms, Ac., apply to him. by note or other wise, at No. 237 Pennsylvania avenue, between 12th and 13th streets. au 21?tf GENt 1NE EXTRACTS FOR THE HAND KERCHIEF. Hutchinson a munro have just received a fresh supply of LUBIN'S EX TRACTS, which they warrant genuine Atao, Fiver's MAUGENET and COUDRAY'S, and other French Pomades and Extracts; Phalon's lavlgorntor, Lyoa's Kathalron, Haule r Eau Lus tral.and Barry's Trlcopherous, which they can fun.lsh at New York prices. Those in want ?f any of the above, or anything In the Fancy and Millinery line, would do well to give us a call, when we will be h ippy to wait on their orders HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, No 310 Pa. avenue, betw. 9th and 10th sts. mar 13- tf T O F H A >1 A NORFLIT'I NE IT AND CHEAP ?ADDLE, HARNESS AND TRUNK STORK, 499 Seventh et . opposite Odd Fellows' Hall. /"y-A MESSRS. TOP HAM, C&e^late of Philadelphia, and gU^NORFLET of this city,. ? respectfully announce to their friends and the public, that they have com menced the Saddling Business at the above stand, where they will make and keep constantly on hand a large and superior assortment of?Mens', Ladles', and Boys' SADDLES, BRIDLES, martingales.and WHIPS HARNESSoi every description, ooth for city and country use. All kinds of TRUNKS. VALISES, and CAR PET BAGS Ladles'SATCHELS, TRAVEL ING BASKETS.and FANCY WORK BOXES. HORSE BLANKET^. COVERS. COLLARS, and HAMKS. Horse, Spoke, and Dust BRUSH ES. ^CARDS, CUiiKY-COMBS, SPONGES, All material used will be the best that can be obtained; ar.d both of as having been practical workmen for several years, we feel confident that oar work cannot be surpassed, either for style or durability. By anremiuing efforts to give satis faction we hope to merit, and respectfully solicit, a share of public patronage Pas tic :!ar attention p?ld to covering Trunk* and repairing all kinds of work. Sada lers' tools constantly on hand, nov 7 tf CHOICE FRUIT TRESS FOR SALE. in OOO ap**le trees, of extra 1 V/jUUv/ growth and well sssorted gia 5.0o? PEACH TREES, forming a com-90V plets assortment and well grown. A A few very choice Dwarf PEAR TREES, of extra siie. The above c-mprlslng a very choice assortment of Tree - war# raised bv the late John H. King, they will be guaranteed to be what they are rep resented Apply to W. Albert King, No. 35 south High street, Georgetown, D. C , or at Valley View Farm. one mile northwest of Georgetown. Catalogues furnished on application K. J. KING. Also, for sale, a few thousand very choice ROSES. Apply as above. IS. J. K. mar 11?tf CHA U.tCEY WAHRINER, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER. AND DEALER IN FINE WATCHES JEW ELRY and SILVER WARE, would respect filly solicit the attention of those who desire a good article, to k!s choice variety of London, Ge neva and Copenhagen WATCHES, selected with the view of timc-k-epiag and durable qualities, for wfcl b a suitable guarantee will be furnished those who purchase GOLD SEALS, FOB and VE8T CHAINS, FINK JEWELRY, SILVER SPOONS, GOB LETS, CUPS, FORKS, Ac , for sale at N. York prices. The Chronometer, Duplex, Lever, Cylinder, Repeating, Musical and other WATCHES re filled Also, JEWELRY. Ac. Mo 379 Pa. avenue, between Cth and7th streets, Brown's Hotel Building, sign of the GOLDEN WATCH, jaa 2*?3m Washington, D. C. SPRING GOODS. JOHN 4. SMOOT, No 119 South siie Bridge street, ne*r High, Georgetown, D C . has re ceived his First Instalment of SPRING GOODS, sut ed to the early demand. PIVn cols all w*>1 Mous de Lalnes, Plain Klaek Silks, ail grades, Plain French Procolesor Cambrics, W nlte and colored figured Brilliantea, 100 pieces Eagllsh and American Calicoes, "A) pieces Manchester and Domestic Ginghams. '?13 pieces White Camb-lcs and Jaconets, So pieces Checked and Plain Muslins, '.iS pieces Richardson and Barklle's Irish Linens, JU0 pie:?s soft-finished Shirting Cotton, l'iKc. New York, Bates and Wamasutta Mills do , H??avy bleached and brutrn Sheeting Cottons, Toweling, Table Damasks, and Napkins, Ladtts and Gents Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs, Heavy Osnaburg Prints and Striped Osnabnrgs, M ?#d Denlm-?and twilkrd and plain do. Also. Whalebone and Manilla Corded Skirts, White and slate colored do., with other seasonable goods, to which large ad ditions wiil soon be mads from the latest arrivals ioNew York and Philadelphia. ?asi and prompt paying customers are solicited to call early. (marS) J.H .S. ?OPFIN WAKXl'.OOn, feci J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., CflDERYA ? KEKS?rasldeace41S Seventh Krect, between G and H streets. Interments procured la any ground t cemetery Cofina, Caps, tShvouds, Carriages. Hearse, and every article for laterments of Ih^ best quality furnished at short notice, oa the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the tight. Having the exclusive right of Crump's Palest Orpsc Preserver, we guarantee to keep the dead for any length of tine. jy 11?ly VALUABLE LAND AND PENSION v b?aks?scarce. Illinois Bounty-Land Patent Book; lands In Illinois to soldiers of late war, giving the names cf tbe patentee. the serviss performed, and de ?tnptl u and location of the tract cf land to which tley are entitled. I*?isloa Rolls of the United States. 3 volume?; showing the names, service, and allowances, Ac , of a . persons ent'Led :o a pension In the dlffer snt States and Territories of the United Stares fAYLOK A MAURY, booksellers, have for ?s-is twj copies ea:h of the above books, invalua ble to pension auenu and those engaged la the land agency ba?n*-s * mpr ? Book store near Ninth street. 13'HD CA?sK5, Bird Reed, Fish Bene, Ac., " ?t the Hoas?kee;wrs' Furnishing Store. 4f0 Seventh-treet. (maris] G FRANCIS. (IV T ? ELLIS'* FOR BARGAIN'. SINGER'S Improved Sewing Machines. Ts which was granted the highest Award *1 the Paris Exhibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict sf Superiority* The improvements in this ma chine has simplified them in msny respects, and they are capableof executing twice the amount of work they did formerly in any given time They are without question the only Machines ca pable of sewing every variety of goods perftct; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for harness can bs s* wn bv any of these machines by a simple change of needle and thread In such a manner that the close?t scrutiny cannot detect a fault. Manufacturers, planters and families will find them the only safe Machines to purchase, as they are built strong and durable, and not likely to g?t out of order. We hw machines with guage* attached, for binding hnts, cap fronts, gaiters, Ac. Silk. Thread, Cotton, Needles, Ac., constantly on hand, at the lowest rates. Persons desirous of Information regarding Ssw 1.12 .Machines will please address I. M. SINGER A CO , 105 Baltlmore street, Baltimore. N. B.?We are prepared to exchange these ma chines for old machines of any kind Terms lib eral. Persons who have been Induced to purchase Inferior machines under the pretext of being cheap, will find this a benefit indeed. mar 10?tf BlICKUUTflIM A BOILER MARINO. THE UNDERSIGNED TAKES THIS methrd of Informing his friends and the pub lic that he has commenced the above named business, in all its various branches, at the corner of Ninth t-trect and Virginia avenue, (Island,) aljolnlng the machine sbop of Hall A Co., where, by fctrlct attention to business, he hop?s to rtceive a share of public patronage. All orders addressed as above will receive prompt attention. JIT" Repairing done at the shortest notice SMITH PE1TIT. Pormerly Superintendent of Boiler Department of the Eagle iron Works of Wm M. Elli? A Bro. mar 15?lm# A CARD. WALL, BARNARD A CO , Auctioneers an d Com miss ion Merchants, corner Penn sylvania avenue ani 9tk tiretts, will as usual glre their especial attention to all sa'.es entrusttd to thein, such as Housekeeping effects, Real Es tate, or any other Goods, upon the most reasona ble terms They will make liberal cash ad vances on consignments. mar 6?lm TO COUNTRY MERCHANTS AND HOTELS. AS SPRING IS RAPIDLY ADVANCING, we take no little pleasure In calling atten tion to a great Family Medicine?one that Is in valuable In all climates and all seasons We allude to J. P. Levy's celebrated PREMIUM BITTERS, a perfect cure when there Is loss of appetite, Fever and Aeue. and General Debility. I* or sale at the Depot No. 474 Pa avenue Also. juU received, a flus assortment of SCOTCH ALES, and LONDON PORTER, BROWN STOUT, and FALKIRK ALE. Orders addressed to JONAS P LEVY, Wine. Liquors, Cigars, and Groceries, mar 17?tf 474 Pa avenue. CLEAVER'S PRIZE MEDAL HONEY Soap, Low's Old Brown Windsor Soap, Sha ving Soap, Shaving Cream, Barry's Trlchopher ous, Balm of a Thousand Flower's, mar 14 G. FRANCIS. 490 Seventh st. PRIME ITALIAN MACCARON1, Ac. 1HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF prime ITALIAN MACC A RON I, of latest im portat.on. Also, fresh Sardines, Ancholves. Bor deaux Oil, Smoked Beef, Buckwheat, Green Corn, fresh Tomatoes, Ac., Ac., for sale by mar 19 Z. M. P. KING. R. CAMPBELL A SONS, ol Baltimore, Having determined to go exclu slvely into the Wholesale Business, have opened a BRANCH STORE IN THIS CITY. to aid In closing out their Large and Elegant stock of WATCHES. JEWELRY, SILVER AND PLATED WARE, fr. The Goods will be offered really at cost, as the object Is to close them all out during the present season. An opportunity like this for the purchase of Staple and Fanev Goods at these prices, rarely occurs, and should be Improved by all who are In want of su'h urtlcles. An examination of t'e st'ck Is respectfully solicited at No. 420 Pennsvl van la aveous between 4# and 6th streets, near the National hotel. mar 18-tf LADIES, PLESSE READ! JUST ARRIVED FROM KINGSTON, JA malca, W. 1., and In store for sals by the sub scriber : 4 dot PRUNE CORDIAL, particularly for ladles' use. Also, fcr gentlemen, a few dozen of PRUNE DRAM, so much esteemed for its virtues for the benefit of health, about eleven to one o'clock. Not to be had in any other store but at JONAS P. LEVY'S, ! 471, Pennsylvania avenue. Wines, Liquors, Segars, asd fine Groceries, mar 7?tf BOYS' JACKETS, BOVS' PANTS, BOYS' VESTS, BOYS' SHIRTS, BOYS' COATS, BOYS' SACKS, BOYS'DRAWERS, BO\S' UNDERSHIRTS BOVS' CAP.J. BOYS'SUSPENDERS, BOYS'COLLARS, BOYS'CRAVATS, Being the largest and finest assortment of Boys' READY-MADE UARMENTS, suitable for dress and school wear, to l?e found tbis s!de of New York, to which we particularly Invite the atten tion of Parents and Guardians, assuring them that all goods will be offered at the prices. WALL A STEPHENS, S22 Pa. av., between 8th and 10th sts. mar 22 next to I ron Hall. OIBEST OF LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, with references to the acts re pealed, supplied, cr modified, and notes, of the decisions and dicta of the Supreme Court of the Union upon their construction; by Jas. Dunlop of the Pennsylvania Mar; one tolume of 1,047 pages, 1H56, price S7.50. mer 22-tr FRANCK TAYLOR. Moke new jewelry watches, Silverware, Ac. Diamond, l'earl, Cameo, Florentine Monalc, La va, and Plain Sets, complete Diamond Broochee, Ear and Finger Rings Diamond Crosses, Studs, Pins, Ac Ladles' and Gentlemen's extra fine Watches Gentlemen's Fob, Guard and Vest Chains Ladles' new style Chatalalns and Fancy Guards Pure sliver Tea Sets, richly embossed Walters, Goblets, Cups, Spoons, Forks, Ladles And every variety of Fancy SILVERWARE, sultabie for presents. The above are all of the latest styles, Just re ceived, and offered unusually low. M. W GALT A BRO.. mar 8 3\il Pa av. bet 9th and 10th sts. STEAM ENGINE TOR SALE. For sale, the portable steam ENGINE, three horse power, locomotive boiler, with which the presses of the Star Offlce have been run It Is for sale because it is found necessary to replace it with an ergtne of much gie&ter power, owing to the Increase of demands on Its services It can he dispensed with at the Star OAce about the 1st proximo, when our new ar,d larger engine will be completed It will be found extrt mely serviceable for light work, and will be sold very low. mar 12?tf HARPERS' MAGAZINE, Lr April, 25c. The Old Dominion, by G P. R. James, 50c. Yankee Netlcns. for April, 1 ? Vc. Harpers' Story Book, No. 17, (Elfred,) 25c. Ballou's Magazine for April, lflc. Also, a good assortmment of Faber's Pencils, Glllotte's Pens, and Maynard's A Noves Ink. For sale by E. K LUNDY, mar 22?tr No. 128 Bridge st., Georgetown. P. NENN1NO, ARCHITECT AND SUPERINTENDENT, WILL FURNISH PLANS AND SPECIFI CATIONS for buildings of every descrip tion, and superintend tkslr erection if required. Designs for public and private Buildings, CouaMng Houses Churches, Monuments. Also, Wo k5n<?' Drawing* for builders will be carefully executed at reasonable terms Ofilce, 816 F stree , north side, between 14th and l<th, Washington D C mar 1-lm GENTLEMEN'S NEW SPRINOOOODS. We are now receiving oui Spring supplies of New and Fashloatble CLOTHS, CAbSl MERES, and VEST1N68, of a'l grades and eo1 ors, which we are prepared to make to order in the most superior manner, at ahort notice, at much cheaper rates than the usual city prices. WALL a STBtMANS, war 20 Pa. vr. between 9th and 10th sts. W1 NEW SPRING DRY GOODS. EARENOW RECEIVING OUR LARGE and well asserted stock of seasonable DRESS GOODS, and a general assortment of all kinds, staple articles for family consumption, all of the best elasto which we ask th? special at tention of purchasers and orr frie. ds tenerally before buying elsewhere. We name a few lead ing and desirable articles: 10 pieces superb plain black Silk* at $1 to SI 75 per yard A lot rich' Flounced Silk and Barege Robes, in beautiful designs nnd at low prices 50 pieces a.* sorted styles Challys and Challey De Lains 25 rich Lawn Roites at SI per dress, we know to be cheap '200 new style Parasols end Sun Shades In all colo:* Shawls, Scarfs and Silk Mantillas, all new stales 25 piece* Irish Linen*, at 25, 37 and 50 cents per yard 2t0 pieces sunerirr Shirting ard Shetting Cottons of the oest brands A full stock of all kinds Mourning Goods Table Diapers, Napkin and Towelling In great varieties Black and Fancy Clcths, Casslmeres and Vest ing* 60 dozen Ladles' and Gents' kid, Bilk, thread and cotton Gloves 200 dozen Linen Pocket Handkerchiefs at 75 to $2 per dozen. |[7* All articles sold at our establishment are warranted to prove as represented. COLl.EY a skars, No. 523 Seventh street, three doors mar 23-eo north of l'a. avenue. BUSINESS MEN OF WASHINGTON ! Merchant', Manufacturers, HOTEL KEEPERS, AND ALL OTHERS.' WHO DESIRE A PORTION OF THE Trade of Southern Maryland, are reconi mmded to advertise in "THE PLANTERS' ADVOCATE," Published at Upper Marlboro', Prince George's county, Maryland, ard having a la<gercircula tion than any country paper In the Stats. The " Planters'1 Adroeate," has been estab lished fcr central years, and is well known throughout the si uthera portion of the State, cir culating extensively in Prince George's, Ann Arundel, Calve-t, Charles,St. Marv'?.and Mont gomery counties, and also in the District of Co lumbia Being devoted to the interests cf the Agricultural commodity, Its columns are the mwt dire t channel to the attention of farmers ar.d others, where custom is desirable to th? Bal timore trade. Terms of Advertising: One square, and not exceeding three squares, per year. *12; ditto, six months, S8; ditto,three months, Ss. THOS J TURNER, Editor P'anters' Advocate, mar 25?eo6t ? Upp r Marlboro', Md WOOD AND COAL. 1AM DAILY RECEIVING SUPPLIES OF Hickory. Cak and Pine WOOD ; which will bes^ld at the lowest market price Also, on hand Lump Cumberland Whit# Ash Furnace and Egg Coal. 2,210 pounds to the ton. F. L. MOORE, "New Stard," west side 9th, l>et. D and E. mcr 25ec3t DR SIHWARTZE'S Worm Destroying Syrup. The oni.y known remedy which never falls to destroy Worms without Injury to the patient. It Is warranted to be a purely vege table compound, and compared with other piepa rations is pleasant to tak?, and innocent in its operation. It needs but a trial to prove Its effi cacy. Price *5 cents a bottle. For sale at JOHN SCHWARTZE S, Drug and Chemical Store, No. lftS Pa. avenue, next to U. S Hotel. P. B.?A liberal deduction wil! be made to the trade. mar 20? eotf MAST it WORK, PLAINf ORNAMENTAL PLASTERER, No. 426 K Street north. THE UNDERSIGNED (LATE OF THE Arm of Noonan * Tiernev) respectfully In form* Owners, BcUders, Architects, and others, that he is prepared to attend to orders for Plain and Ornamental PLASTERING and MASTIC WORK with promptness, and In his usual satis factory stvle. OrdVrs tD the above address p nctuallyattended to. [mar20-eolm*] JOHN TIERNEV. I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS fc CO., MANtTTACTl'RKRS 07 WILMINGTON, DEL. Superfine Sporting, and all other kind*. Diamond Grain, extra fin*. Eagle Gun-Powder, FINE GRAIN, for Sporting, In Canisters, pound papers, and fik-lb kegs; COARSER GRAIN, expressly for water-Fowl Shooting, in Canls ters, 6j{ and 12J(-lb. kegs. PREMIUM EXCELSIOR SAFETY FUEE, in quantities to suit purchasers. GUN-POWDER FOR BLASTING AND SHIPPING ? F, FF; C, F, FF, FFF, in 100, 50, and 25-lb. QUIT-POWDER FOR MILITARY AND NAVAL SERVICE. SUPERFINE SPORTING GUN-POWDER, F, FF. FFF, Glazed and Rough, in 25, 12 , and 6 % pound kegs, and in Canisters Sole Agency for the District of Columbia at No. 35 HIGH STREET, GEORGETOWN, D C. mar II?2awlm - JAS. T. MclNTOSH A CO., DRAPERS AND TAILORS, Ptnn. avenue, near street, (American Hotel,) Have just received their spring GOODS. Cloths of all colors, fl:ie^?t finish Cans' iners, and elegant styles of Silk (? and other Vestlngs, suitable for Spring nj and Summer wear, which we are prepared JE to make up in a style to suit all tastes, and on fair terms. Also, Gentlemen's FURNISHING GOODS, consisting of Ties, all colors; Shirts, Collars, Umbrellas, Gloves, and all goods In that line. Also, a new style of Driving or Traveling Coat, water-proof, to which the attention of the public Is invited. Call and examine. mar 12-eo3w SPRING OPENING OF 1S56. THE SUBSCRIBER HAS JUST RE turned from the Eastern Markets with one of the largest and most varied assort- CH ments of FRENCH BONN ETS, adapted to the season, ever offered In this market. Also a large stock of French FLOWERS, EMBROIDERIES, RIBBONS, STRAW GOODS, and COR^ETTS. Ladles DRESS TRIMMINGS In greit profu sion. Pa-tlcular attention j-eid to Dress making in the latest French styles. Neatness and despatch

may be relied on in all cases. M. WILLIAN, Market Space, between 7th and 8th streets, mar 11?eo6w I THE SUBSCRIBER, BOUGHT BOUN 9 TV LAND WARRANT No 56,318. for 160 acres of land, issued und-r the act of Feb. 11th, 1817. in the name of Jane Pickard, Stewtrt D. Plckard, Robert B Pickard, William I Ickard, Alexander Pickard, and Mary Pickard; brothers, sisters, and kelrs-at-law of John H. Pickard, late private in Captain Sfftrlch's Company, Thiid Regiment, Tennessee Volunteers, Mexican War. maile I the same ia a registered letter. No. 31, at Columbia, Tenn , November 12th, IP55. ad dressed to Hamilton G. Fant, Washington, D C. Said letter was either lost or stolen. 'I nerefore, I hereby give notice, that I Intend to apply to the Commissioner of Pensions for a duplicate of said Warrant, after giving the required notice. J. F. FIKE, Mount Pleasant, Maury county. Tenn. mar 11?law6w ?THER1AL OIL OR BURNING FLUID MANUFACTORY. THE ATTENTION OF DEALERS is called to the fact that my facilities are such that 1 can supply tbern with ETHER1AL OIL at as low a price and on as good terms as any house In Baltimore or elsewhere. The quality of my Oil surpassed by none. ALCOHOL. C.vMPHENE, TURPENTINE, wholesale or retail, at the very lowest prices J R. McGREGOR, mar 3?2awlm No. 631 7th street. IMPORTANT ADVERTISEMENT! FBLT HATS FOR THE SPRING ' WK HAVE JUST OPENED A LARGE and varied assortment of FELT HATS rf~~\ for mea and boys, of all colore, styles and prices The public are solicited to call and examine them. Prices low. GEO H. B. WHITE A CO , Hat, Cap and Gents. Furnishing Store, 331 Pa. avenue, betw 9th and lota streets. AUCTION SALES. Bv J. C McGUIRE, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE 1M prtTfd Real Estate an Missouri ave nne, near tlir corner of 6th street west.?By virtue of a deed of tru,t. bearing date on the 19th day of May, 185a, and recorded In liber J A. J?.. No 48, folios 78, et #eq., the subscriber will sell at public sale ou TUESDAY, the 15th day of April. 1856, at 5 o'clock p m., on the p emists. Lot No. 11, in square B, fronting 33 feet 11 Inches on Missouri avenue, near the corner of 6th street west, by 109 feet 8 Inches deep to a twenty feet alley, with the improvements, which consist of a commodious, well-built, substantial, and com fortable brick dwelling-home and brick Bowling Saloon, 4c. The above property Is sitjated in one of the most desirable and rapidly enhancing parts of the city, near the National and Browns' Hotels, and oilers a favorable opportunity to per s ms desiring to invest or purchase for tbeir own use. Terms : Ore-third cash, and the balance In six, twelve, eighteen, end twenty-four months for notes bearing interest, from day of sale and se cured upon ?he property; and if not compiled with in six days after the sale the property will be resold, upon one week's notice, at the risk and expense of the purchaser. All conveyancing at the expense of the purchaser. Title indisputable. CHAS. S. WALLACH. Trustee. J. C. McGUIRE, mar 18?Saw&ds Auctioneer. Bv BARNARD & BUCKEY. Georretown. TRUSTEE'S SALE Of VALUABLE 131 praved Property in Georgetown.?On FRIDAY, 2?th M3rch, at 4 o'clcck p. m , we will sell in front ft the premises, by virtue of a deed or trust, dated 19th February. J85J, duly re corded, Ac., from Mr. \Vm. O'Brien, that two and a half story brick House and Lot. belnsr part of Lot 43 Tneckell'a addition to Georgetown, fronting twenty-three feet on south side of Bridge street, near the market-house, and running back ? feet to the property or Mr J. Bogue Thl? is one of the best business locations in Georgetown. Terms : One-fourth cash ; the deferred pay ments in 6, 12 ar.d 18 months, bearing interest, and to be secured fatisfactorilv D. W EDMONSON, Trustee. BARNARD A BUCKEV, feb 25? eoAds Auctioneers. Bv A GREEN, Auctioneer 'pRUSTfiE'S SALE. ? BY VIRTUE OF a. two deeds of trust, the one duly recorded in Liber J. A. 5 , No 99,one of the land records for Washington County, in the District < f Columbia, and the other duly filed the 16th of Januarv A D 1856, In th* proper Record olllce of the County and District aforesaid, the subscribers will sell oh MONDAY, the 21st of April, A. D 18K, atflie o'clock, p. m., the following described Rc?l Es tate and Improvements thereon, situated in tie City of Washington, in the District cf Columbia, namely: Pait of Lot No. 1, in ?q"areNo 397. beginning for the same 43 feet, and one inch north from the scuth east corner of said Lot one run nlng thence north along 8th street wist 12 feet 11 Inches, thence west 99 feet 4 inches, being the entire depth of said part of Lot This sale will take place in front of the premi ses. and the term* will b? ore half cash, ard the balance in 6 and 12 months, with interest secured by a??ee! cf trust on the premises All conveyancing at cost of purchaser. The property will be xesold at fie purchaser's ilsk and cost on ten days notice if the terms cf sale be not compiled wi ti within three days from the day of sale BEN J. P SMITH,) #r___ , E. C. MORGAN, J Tra?t?e8 mar 15?2aw&ds A. GREEN, Auct. By JAS. C McGUIRE, Auctioneer. VALUABLE HOTEL PROPERTY, appo aite the Railroad Depot, at Pnblic Auc tion?On MONDAY afternoon. April 21st, nt 4 o'clock on the premises, I shall sell p;irt of ori ?[iaal Lot No. 3 in Square No. 630, fronting 59 eet on north D street and 77 feet ?1 Inches on New Jersey avenue, containing 5 '255 square feet of ground, more or less, with the Improvements, consisting of a three-story brick bulldirg, con taining In all twenty good rooms, arranged ex pressly for a small hotel, with hot and cold water and gas throughout the building. The property is situated on the corner Immedi ately oppo-ite the Depot, and from its location offers great inducements to persons desirous of engaging in business. It was built by the late John Foy expressly for a second class hotel, who conducted It successfully unti his death. Terms : One-fifth in cash; the residue In 6. 12, 18, 24 and months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the properly. For fdriher p-irtlculars address Stanislaus Mur ray, Esq , or the auctioneer. inarl/? eoAds J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auct. 07F?C!AEj? Tkkasurt Dkfartmeht, Dec. 1, 1S56. Notice Is hereby given to holders of stocks of the United States that this Department will pur chase to the amount of 81.500 000 of said stocks at any time when the same may be offered prior to the 1st day of June next, and will pay therefor the following prices, to wit: For stock of the loan of 1812; a premium of ten percent.; for stock of the loans of 1847 and 1818, a premium of sixteen per cent ; for stock Issued under the act of 1950, commonly called Texas-in demnity stock, a premium of six per cent.; and for stock of the loan of 1346, redeemable on the I2:h November, 1846, If receivtd at the Treasury prior to the 1st day of January next, a premium of2)f percent.'; If received between the 1st Jan uary and the 31st of March next, a premium of 2 per cent; and if received after the 31st of March and prior to said 1st of June next, a premium of 1# percent. Interest will also be allowed on said stocks at the rates specified in the certificates, from the 1st July last, if assigned with the principal of the certificates received prior to the lat of January next. After that date the interest will be allowed la addition to the premium from 1st of January to the date of their receipt. In both cases one day's Interest will be allowed In addition for the money to reach the seller. Certificates transmitted to this Department un der the present not^e should be duly assigned to the United States (with the current half year's in terest, if sent prior to the 1st of January next) by the party entitled to receive the purchase money. Payment for these stocks will be made by drafts upon theasslstant treasurers at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, dec 3?dtJunel. Secretary of the Treasury. J. CONNELLY, Undertaker, No. 423 Seventh street, west side, let. G and H, WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and the adjoining counties that he ls{ prepared to attend to all orders at ihe shortest notice and on the most liberal terms> He will spare no pains to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. He guuiantees to preserve the dead in the warmest weather for any length of time. A large supply of ready made COFFINSof all sizes and qualities, always on hand. Shrouds, Carriages, Hearse;, and every other article furnished of the best quality. A share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited. mar-4-tf "THE MARRIAGE GUIDE." IITARRI AGE GUIDE, OR NATURAL HIS tory of Generation, for the use of married persons and those about to marry, of both sexes ; price, 81. "THE MALE GENERATIVE ORGANS," in health and < isease, from infancy to old age, with the treatment of all their derangements; for every man's own private use; with colored plater; price. 81. a Popular treatise on venereal Diseases; their cure and prevention; for private use; with colored plates; pi ice, 81 IHE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MID wlfery and the Diseases of Pregnancy and Child birth, for every female's own private use; price 'the D19EASE8 OF WOMEN?THEIR Causas and Treatment Any of the Books can be had of the agent, ALEX.ADAMSON, mar >2-3m 7th street, oppo- ite Pest Office. Feather dusters, ail sizes, plain and colored: BRUSHES o!all kinds; together with every kind of Housekeeping article Price* always low. G. FRANCIS, ? mar 19 400 Seventh et. EVENING STAR. THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO CANAL. Glor.OKTOW!*. March 165? The unproductire character of the stock ci the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, fr m the be ginning of its history down to the present hour, has doubtless been a mattsr of surprise to hundreds and thousands of persons in dif ferent sections of our country, who had taken the pains to inform themselves of the magni tude of this work, and the character of the oountrj through which it passo*. Probably no great public highway of the kind in the Union has the advantages of a more fertile region of country from which to ob tain its supplies of trade, in tho way of flour, grain, Ac., Ac. And in addition to all this, its western terminus is situated in the midst of the inexhaustible coal fields of the Alleghanies, and its eastern terminus is sur rounded by markets anxious for, and with means and facilities amply sufficient to ac commodate five hundred per cent, more trade of the first-mentioned character, than now passes over it, and a continually-increasing demand for coal for shipping and other pur poses. With all these advantages, one would suppose that its stock would take rank arnoug the most safe and profitable in the land ; that it would be eagerly sought after, and find a ready sale in any market; but not so. The very opposite is tho fact; for, notwithstand ing the length of time it has been in opera tion, and the great advantages it has for ob tainirg a heavy trade, und thus bccoiuu a paying concern, we have yet to hear of the man who has received the first red cent in the way of dividends upon what he may have iu vested in its construction. And why is it that the canal yields no profit to the stock and bond holders. We think it very evident to every rational man that the fault is not in the canal, but rests wholly with those haviig the manage inent of it. It has capacities for the accommodation of almost any reasonable amount of tcade. It has the advantages of ns profitable markets as can be found in tho Union for b^th tho products of tho farmer, and the black diamond* of the mountain, ai d still it remains in a condition which renders it uoable to declare any dividends upon its stock meet tho interest upon tho money it has borrowed, and many of its other obligators. Tho fault, as we before remarked, d? e? not lie in the canal but with the managers Scores if persons are anxious to engage in the c.-al and other trade upon it, but have hith erto been deterred from doing so by the al most certainty that continually stares them in the face of sinking their money if they do so, through the negligence or mismanagement of those entrusted with the general supcrin tendencc of tho work The question then aiisef, is there no way of remedying this cry irg evil?this imposition upon those holding the bonds and Btock of the company. We think there is; and we believe that when the people of Maryland and the bond and stockholders once have their eyes opened to the manner in which this great work is man aged, and are put in possession of some of the reasons'why it is not meeting the anticipa tions of its projectors, they will raise about the cars of the Maryland State agents and the directors such a clamor for reform, that they will be compelled to adopt suitable and proper regulations for its management, not withstanding they may. in so doing, came in contact with the interest*of some place seek ing politicians who have heretofore used it almost entirely for the promotion of their own political friends to the great iujury of hun dreds and thousands of honest poisons who have either invested their money in its con struction, in trade upon it, or in the lands and coal and other mines along its line. More anon. Spectator. "Sabies Taken Till 3 P. M , in Two Sec ond* " This sign soon caught the eyes of a middle aged woman?but we will let our friend tell his story in his own way : *' Bless tho Lord for that!'" exclaimad the woman, who with three or four young ones in her arms, stood gazing upon the bsppy an nouncement. " Bless the Lord ! Relief his come at last! Babies taken till i> p. m. I'll go right in and let him take his pick out of mine. I'm tired of them." She started in, but was met by the worthy artist himself, who was on his way to the street '' liood morning, my dear madam, walk up What can I do for you to-day ?" Two of the brats commenced crying. 4* Are you the man that takes babies ? " "0 yes, with tho greatest ease." The old lady cast a lingering look at her young brood, as if sho was bidding them adieu for ever. 4,1 guess you aint particular what kind of babies you take ?" " It matters not, madam ; I have taken all kinds." The woman gave tho artist a suspicious look, as much as to say, what sort of a man are you? *' You have taken ail kinds ! Then 1 guess you'll have no objections to taking these brawling things here at my breast ?" " Oh, it would give me pleasure, madam, to take theso crying babies. Had 1 not better take all of them at oncc ?" The old woman drew back in astonishment. 4< All at once !" said she. And do you pre tend to say that you will take all of these dirty, good-for-nothing, squalling brats at 0 ice ?" " Nothing would givo me more delight," answered he, in his usually agreeable man ner 44 I have taken more than that at once, fifty times." '?Well, you can take them," said the old woman, as she approached-him ; " but before you do so, I would like to know what you ate going to fsed them on ?" Tho artist saw bis mistako, and attempted to back out. 44 On second thought," he said, 441 will not take your interesting little group. It would be cruel to deprive a mother of so many of her beautiful children." 44Oh! yes," she insisted, "you can take them." 44 But, my dear madam," commenced the artist, turning away in alarm, 4 recollect that"? 4* Never mind, take them along; there's plenty more where these come from'." The artist was obliged to explain the mis take, and the woman left in disgust. A Clever Skll.?M. Be St Vincent, tie president of ono of tho learned societies of France, visited Africa with a view to the pros ecution of researches in natural history. Ho was very active in inquiring after curious specimens, and paid largely for all that were brought to him. One day a subaltern officer presented to him two rare phenomena, in the sbaoe of a couple of rats, each of which had a long excrescence issuing from the top of the nose, and resembling the trunk of an ele phant The naturalist eagerly made himself master of the valuable prises, assigned to them their appropriate scientific classification, under the name of rat tromie, and transmit ted intelligence of the important discovery to tho Jardin des Plantea in Paris. Butlo! after the lapse of a few days, the excrescence be came dry and dropped off; and on examina tion, it was discovered that the interesting phenomenon was a mere imposition. Incis ions had been made above the noses of the animals, and the tails of oth*r rats inserted into them. The mystifioation was com plete.?Algeria. EF* The editor of the New Bedford Exprees must be a sad woman hater?for he talu of ?? wine, strong drink, oards, and all their sister vices." Perhaps be means the frail Hftec vices, I ? The Jennings Estate Who has not beard of this famous property in England, which wait* legal ownership, and which has almost u many claimants in the United States as has been developed in the recent?' White" case ? William Jeuuings, by whom the estate waa left died in London in 1798. aged 97 years. He had been page to George the 1st, and du ring the long period of his life, remained a bachelor, more given to penuriousness than bospitMlity. He was the last annuitant of the Exchequer Tontine, of $100 a share, for which be received ?3000 a year for many years past He had property in almost every tund, an<l such was the immense wealth, that the dividends on moat of hi* stocks have not been recoivei since 1786, nor the interest on hie mortgages for r long time In hi* iron chest, the key cf which oould not be found till after a long search,?bid in a mortgage deed,? there were bank notes of the year 1738 to the amount of ?19.000, and several thousand new guineas About ?20.000 ware found in money and bank notes at bis town and county houses, and also a key to the ohest containing his mother's plate and valuables, which is de posited at Childs the banker's, and has never been opened since bis decease. He is re ported to have always kept ?50 000 in bis banker's hands for any sudden emergency, and had not drawn a draft on the Bank for the last 14 years lie never till very lately employed a regular steward. Not many years since, an eminent attorney of Suffolk offered bis assistance at his audit, thinking the fa tigue too great for Mr. Jennings' age; but he was answered, What f Do you thini I can't write * He was very regular and exact in all his accouuts, insomuch that he even notioed his household bills excoeding in the utual week ly amounts His expenses were suppled not above ?3000 per year, although bis properly, it is thought, cannot fall far abort oi two mil lion pounds. It appears that he had very faithful servants, who will be all well provi ded for A will was found in his coat pocket sealed, but not signed, which was owing, as his favorite servant says, to his master s leav ing his spectacles at home, when bo went to his Solicitor f>r the purpose of duly executing it, and which be afterwards forgot to do Quite a nniaber of the Jennings claimant* reside in Virginia, and those beanu5 t'aat name throughout the country have held nu merous meetings, and gone to considerable trouble and expense to establish their claim to this enormous property, but thus lar quite fruitless. A Gothic Cottage ?A colored gentleman who has made a few thousand d"ll.irs either in the shaving or blacking business, we are not certain which, purchased him a lot of land in one of the cities adjoining Boston, and applied to an architect near his location to m?ko him ? plan of a Gothic oottagn with all the modern improvements, to be calUd Lilly Pond Lodge. Accordingly the plan was drawn, and submitted to the inspection of the *' re tired merchant " He shook his head with some dissatisfaction "It am all werry pretty," paid he, ?? de barrustrades at de windows, de t>Uarrer in front, dc obscrwationary on de top, out whar's de wires >" ?? Wires! tc/uit wires V* Mid the architect, a little chagrincd. '? P'raps habn t hit on de tucknioal name, sar " replied the colored merchant, slightly offenied in his turn; " but you m"*t sartin know what I means ' Well, sar, as you don't know, I will obsarvc dat it am become de fashion in Boston to decorate the roof wid too horizontaller wires." " That is the telegraph," sail the archi tect, scarcely able to suppress a laugh. "This is a Gothic?" He was interrupted by his colored friend 1 with considerable complacency : ?' I ticipates wot all you is drivin at?'ce is do Gofic, de oder de Tolumgraph order cb architecture. Blend de two in one, sar. and ut de wire on de top ob Lily Pond Lodge, or must 'spcctfully decline de plan." The result was that the cottngo will be built with the wires on the top." A Cheap Hot-Beo ?We commend the fol lowing plan for starting plants for early use to the attention of ail farmers who are not provided with a hot bed. It is an excellent plan for starting cucumbcr and melon vinos, whether late or early. It is fr^m a corres pondent ot the Tho Rual New Yorker : 44 After leveling down the top of the heap of horso stable manure, where it was heated, I covered it with pieces of rich turf taken from the edge of the barnyard, cut into square of five or six inches, and plac?d grastj cide down. I planted my seeds in these piece* of turf so that each pieoe would make a hill ; then when it was time to transplant, I just removed eaeh pieoe of tn?f to a place prepared for it in the garden without disturbing the plants in the least I never saw plants grow so f*s: before, and not one of them was injured by the bugs, while some planted in the usual wj;y wcro destroyed by them. For the con venience of transplanting. I should think that turf would bo better than loose earth to put on any hot bed " An Editor ?At a recent festival given by the Printers in Boston, the following truthful and sensible toast was made : The Editor?The man who is expectel to know everything, tell all he knows and guess at the rest; to make oath to his own good character, establish the reputation ol his neighbors, and elect all candidates to office ; to blow up everybody, suit everybody, and reform the world; to live for the benefit of others, and have the epitaph on his tomb stone, 44 Here he ties his last;" in short, he is a locomotive running on the track of public notoriety ; hit lever is his pen, bis boiler is filled with ink, his tender is his scissors, and his driving wheel is public opinion ; whenever he explodes it is caused by the non-payment of subscriptions He is expected to work for nothing and board himself?and if he is un fortunate enough to have a family, he will either have to run in debt for their support, or take lodgings in tho almshouse. Poor fel low ! ho is?nothing but an editor. A Demonstration or the Leap Year ? A rather singular and amusing oocurrence took place near Cochranville, Chester county, Pennsylvania, a few weeks since A Mr Bach tell, from Medina, Ohio, was introduced to a Mies Duquet, of Chatham, Chester county about four o'clock in the afternoon TTf the lftth ultimo, and married her within three hours afterwards. Both are said to be worthy and respectable persons, but very lively. They were jesting upon the subject of m?trimony, when she, jestingly, 44 popped the question," to whi^h he acceded. One reply brought on another until they went to the pawn's and had the ceremony performed. |j^" A man is walking for a wager in New Orleans. He is to walk 33& half miles in 338 half hours, on a bet of {150D. fy There are seventy.six thousand barns in Massachusetts. The profit of cultivating an acre of eorn in Massachusetts is fifty per cent greater than it is in Illinois. iy A judge in Baton Rouge, La , having forgotten the day fixed by law for tke term if oourt to begin, fined himself %V> for the over sifht. FP A witness in a liquor caae at Manchea ter/N. H , the other day, gave the following testimony t 44 Salaoda is ioe and water, and ?one stuff squirted into it from a ooacern. Don't know whether it w intoxicating or not ? it makes one fool good?feet lift easier.