Newspaper of Evening Star, April 7, 1856, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 7, 1856 Page 2
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evening star. W ASHIN 8T0R CITY: no*DAY ..April T? 1866. 1 1 1X7- Advertisements should b? handed In by 14 o'clock, m., otherwise they may not appear until the next day. SPIRIT OF THE MORNING PBESS. The iHttlligeneer says of aqueduct appro priation in the Deficiency bill, with great force and truth : 44 The Secretary of the Interior, in obedi ence to his views of the public interest, yet with due regard to a proper economy, recom mended to Ctngrew, at the opening of the session. various appropriations, moat of them small, for public object* at the seat of govern ment; and as the season had so far advanced for all out-of-door work, the Senate, to avoid delay, deemed it prudent to insert appropria tion for most of these objects in the 'deficiency billbut tbo financial committeo of the House, to which the Senate's amendments were referred, has reported against them. Amorg*t them is the appropriation for con tinuing the aqueduct for supplying the city with pure water. The opposition of the hon orable committee to these appropriations, and especially the important one for the aqueduct, hu filled our citizens with the deepest anxie tv; and many of them have given vent to tfceir feelings and to very cogent arguments, which they desire to address to the House through our columns, against the action of the committee Had we room for all of these com munications we could hardly presume them to be necessary to impart to the members of the House a correct understanding of the case The committee have probably reported against the appropriations for the same rea son that they were objected to by some of the most liberal gentlemen of the Senate, namely, that they were out of place in a bill simply to supply ''deficiencies in former appropria tions. However correct in point of form this objection may have been, the Senate conclu ded it best, instead of waiting to make pro vision for the objects in the general appropria tion bill, which will probably not be passed before August, to save three or four of the best working months in the year by inserting the appropriations in the deficiency bill. As no one supposes that the House can think now cf abandoning a work so important, indeed so necessary for Government and People, and of which so great a portion of its expense has been already incurred, and as the cost has. in whatever bill, to come out of the Treasury, there is good reason to hope that tho honor able House will view the subject in the same light that guided the course of the Senate, and consider that a wise economy will justify the little deviation from parliamentary f>rm, if any really exist, of retaining in the bill tho items which, on full consideration, the honor able Senato deemed that they consulted the public interest in placing there. While, therefore, wo beg our city friends to pardon the nun-insertion of their communications, we take leave to assure them of our entire confi dence that they will not find the House ot Representatives acting in the case either cap tiously or illiberally.'" The Union reviews the history of the Ne braska bill under the heading of 41 The Power of a Great Principle." The editor shows, we think, that the reaction on the principle in volved is complete in the popular mind. He also quotes Judge John McLean, of Ohio, to sh'Wthat that distinguished jurist hasUng held that Congress ha* no power whatever >ver slavery in the Territories. WA8HINGT0N NEWS AND GOSSIP Our Considerate Neighbor ?Our talented, truthful and ingenuous neighbor is exceed ingly concerned at our refusal to notice in any manner the allegations republished by himself on Thursday last, and affectionately insists that we shall permit him?so overflow ing with kind regard for us, as we have every reason to know him to be?to dictate to us a line of conduct. We must of course thank him for his profuse professions of disinterest ed solicitude in our behalf, which are so capi tally in keeping with the degree of moral honesty he has manifested in the cotduct of his journal towards all gentlemen with whom he differs politically, who, from highest to lowest, are usually represented by him to be monsters in their character. We have, bow ever, respectfully to inform him that we are not in the habit of noticing allegations pub lished under circumstances such as those were which be seized the opportunity to republish, accompanying them with the falsehood em braced in his intimation that he did so through kind feeling towards us. To notice them in any manner would be playing the ancient dame almost sufficiently well to qualify us to conduct his paper. Upon the matter of tho offer to sell the Organ to a Democrat, and tho tender of the concern's influence to secure the election of the Democratic nominee for Houso Printer, cur ingenuous neighbor should re^mber that all the world comprehend the full fore? of the maxim of the law, qui facit juralium, facit per se, (what one does by another, he does by himself.?Ed ) Our talented, truthfal, aud ingenuous neighbor bungles, stumble* and stutters out a s >rt of answer to our state ment concerning the House printing affair, which leaves on the luind of tho reader the irresistible impression that he has, so far, only told a portion of the story, in which be essays to justify the proportion to sell the votes of his nominal political friends in the House? withont authority from them, of course?to sccure the election of a Democratic party nominee to the office to which is attached all their printing patronage, on the grotfnd that the $10,090 demanded for that particular con sideration, was wanted to continue the ex istence of aa American party paper at th's point Our disinterested neighbor of course did not think of himself throughout this effort to sell; not he: f,r he never thinks of himself, and the great pecuniary sacrifices he has been making for many years for bis party, con cerning which he published so many columns of amusing jeremiad previous to the election of a liuu.-e printer, and subsequently, so many of bitter wailing and indiscriminate accusa tion against all who aided to dash his hopes on that occasion. Our neighbor, according to h>s baulky explanation, was willing to sell his Party *n 'bat election, and to pocket the pro ceeds of the rale ; his shallow plea being the party s >>wn go<?l? a plea Mieh a* is always essayed by just such peuple under ju*t such circumstances. Vet he w??uld do nothing that is not honorable?not he. Now, it strikes us that the key to the fact that he failed to re ceive a single vote alter a year and a half of Lard lagging for them?alter playing in his column* ultra anti-Abolitionist until he found that no southern member was so lost to self respect as to be willing to vote for him, and then playing the rabid anti-scuthern man until the Free Soilers he thus aimed to con ciliate, let him kuow that they would not touch any such "pig" yesterday and "puppy" to-dsy with a forty-f.>ot pole?that the key, we write to the treatment he received at the hands of every gentleman in Congress, of hi* party, is that every man of theui appreciated hi* horv>r precisely at the value be* himself Mti upon it. Knowing what he considered hot orable conduct on his part, &i per his confes fession on Saturday last, they very prudently declined trusting him. If he will calmly read over hi* attempt to justify his complieity with the effort to sell his party on the House printing question, if his common sense has not all gone he will perceive in it ample reason why we have lit tle faith indeed in his advice where a ques tion of honor may be concerned, lie should not expect U3 to set a higher estimate upon his views of honor, than his own, or that of his party in Congress. Shocking.?The New York Tribune mourns lugubriously over the conservative tendencies of the times on both sides of the Atlantic While people of property in Europe are com bining to crush out every spark of the radical fire that raged there in 1848, according to this editor, the tendency of the popular mind in the United States is decidedly against what ha regards as "progress." lie quotes, to sus tain this position, popular demonstrations in the Old World approbatory of the measures of the governments to prevent, in this age, the spread of the mania for revolution that star tled the world in 1848; or, rather, especially tho recurrence of what were the results of that general prevalence of liberalism in the sense in which tho Tribuns applies the term. He also quotes recent action by United States' Legislatures and verdicts at the polls to sus tain his position that the tendency of times in this country is decided conservative In this he is oertainly correot. Our own coun trymen, nearly to a man, sympathised with the European revolutienists in 1849. Subse quently, on coming to know them better, prin. cipally through the publications of their Amer ican organ, the Tribune itself, that sympathy has well nigh vanished. Were such another series of attempts to revolutionise Europe to commence to oc;ur to morrow, it is very cer tain that not a tithe of the American sympa thy with them that was so lately manifested would be shown So far as its wailing over tho decline of its " cause of progress" in the United States is concerned, we have to say that it may credit that to the repulsive features of its cause as Illustrated not ouly in its own ultraisms, but in the palpable truth that wherever those sympathizing with it have of late temporarily obtained pow er under any pretence whatever they have manifested a disposition to cast aside all experience, all moral and legal obli gation, all common sense and all respect for the rights of any, which may stand in the way of the instant accomplishment of their purposes usually springing from the brain* of vision ary and merely impudent deinagrgae?, and ignorant dreamers concerning the science of government. The reccnt speech of Mr. (iranger, in the House of Representatives?a fair specimen indeed, of the utter ignorance of law and history, cotemporaneous and of by gone days that marks the minds of many of those who have managed to get into American public life on the hobbies of the Tribmu?iJtords a striking illustration of the reason why the good sense and sound patriotism of the coun try is at length being awakened to the im portance of putting a stop to what the New York journal considers progres?. The Albany and Porpoise.?The bill fixing the date from which the pensions to the wid ows and orphans of the officers, seamen and marines lost in the two United States vessels named above, commences?that passed by the Senate last week, fixes, for those oi'the Alba ny, at the 18th of April, 1855, and of the Por poise, at the 29th of June, of the same year The beneficiaries under this bill owe a debt of gratitude to Senator Fish, under whose auspices the Senate acted favorably upon it so very promptly. Persons interested under this bill, should apply to the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury. Showing the Cloven Foot ?Few journals make louder professions of devotion to the constitutional rights of tho South, than tbe New York Express. Its paragraphs con demnatory of tho labors and aims of Aboli tionism are more quoted by the Know Noth ing papers of the South, than those of any other journal printed north of Mas n and Dixon's line ; all of which are by some hc cus pocus sought to be attributed, as so much political capital, to account of Mr. Fill more; the Ejp>ess being the recognized organ of that gentleman's personal party in New York city. It is equally as proper that his cause shall bear tho responsibility attached to the course of the Express with reference to the Connecticut election, in progress to day. That journal is urging its party to vote Ijt Abolitionists, wherever that policy may be necessary to eeeure the defeat of candi dates who stand by the Nebraska bill, because the latter occupy that position. There on be no mistaking its advice on this subject, as the reader will perceive from the following brief extracts from its issue of Friday last: 44 The real, practical meaning of the elec tion in Connecticut is, whether or not, the United States Senator Toucey shall be re elected to represent Connecticut for six years more;?and such being the issue, none of us. in the North, who resisted the annulment of the Missouri compact, can be indifferent to the election " * * * # ? * 44 The Express not only has a great many readers in Connecticut, but among men here, and elsewhere, who from business associations, naturally exercise there a large influence over the Conservative Public mind. Knowing as these readers well do,?that mere sectionalism is, in our opinion, the worst and most danger ous political ism of tbe day,?they mav be surprised, perhaps, to hear us talk thus. " * **?*## 44 Wo may be told, however,?that if we conservative men thus shuttle off Toucey, we m iy shuttle on some Black Republican in his stead. Well,?if this is so,?we should only exchange one very bad slavery ag.tation man for another." **###* 44 It is just as well for us Northern conserva tive men then to have in Congress Anti-Slavery agitation, as Pro Slavery agitation, though what is really wanted, is a safe, sound, consti tutional man of the school of Koger Sherman, the great shoemaker, and of Oliver Ellsworth, eminent man of tbe olden time. We hope to see Connecticut exchange oft Toucey for some sound, sensible American, who, however anti slavery he may be, will live up to his oath, to support the Constitution, in principle, in sub stance, and in spirit?with its Inevitable com promises. and concessions,?such as have ever been made from the day tbe Constitution wis formed?when Koger Sherman, in Philadel phia. in 1786, led off in the North, to make i&eiu. and James Madison led off in the South. ? ilene?, our conclusion is,?that no Con necticut man should hesitate 4'to pitch into" election, in order to oust Toucey,?and the -Xh?fn>V\*UTe. h8i?. more he should pitch in,"?tor, In 1854 pacU contract, and obligations, solemnly made in 1820, and in 1850.^ ' Senator Toucey possesses the onftdence, esteem, and gratitude of every really patriotic Southern Know Nothing, because ha did that for which this chief organ of the immediate coterie of?Mr. Fillmore urges its party in Connecticut to do their tooat to eltot an aboli tionVst in his stead, if that be necessary to eompass his defeat. There is food for reflection on the part of the Fillmoreites of the 8outh in these brief extracts from the Express?ample food for serious reflection, indeed. Senator 8oward.?It was expccted this morning that Mr Seward?Mr. Geyer firing way for the time being?would commence his speech on the Kansas question. If he does so, he will occupy the attention of the Senate until a late hour, if not through to-morrow's session also. His reputation as a reasoner and investigator will, of course, draw an im mense crowd to the Senate ehamber. Mr. Geyer's deserved oratorical fame will also insure a very large audience of the tal ent, distinction and fashion of the federal metropolis to the Senate chamber whenever ho may deliver his expected speech. There is a Complete Union between the three opposition parties running guberna torial candidates <n the Connecticut election that takes place to-daj*?that is, for candidates for tho Legislature, who are probably to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor even tually. In nearly eveTy town in the State, tho Whigs, Know Nothings, and Rspublicara have combined on the same Legislative can didates. Under such circumstances, wo con fess that we shall be surprised, indeed, if they fail, thus united, to beat the Democrats. Easiness of the General land Office - There were eleven hundred and eight letters received and registered at the Ger.eral Land Office during the week ending Saturday, the 5th instant; being the largest number ever re ceived by that office in any one week. Tho Current Operations of the Treasury Department.?On Saturday, 5th of April, there were of Treasury warrants entered on the books of the Department? For the redemption of stocks...* S3.231 92 For the Treasury Department... 23,551 71 For the Interior Department 8.340 20 For Customs.... 131,803 14 War warrant* received and en tered.?????..... 100.066 56 War repay warrants reoeived and entered 68,725 35 From miscellaneous sources 613 90 Funded, per act 28th January, 1847 100 00 CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. In the Senate, to-day, Mr. Cass presented a petition from tho self-styled Legislature of Kansas, and moved that it be printed. j On this motion a debate ensued, in which Messrs Butler and Bayard opposed it, and Mr. Cass advocated it, until tbe hour for taking up the special order arrived, when it was laid aside. The House bounty land bill?the special order for half-past 12?was then taken up, and Mr. Foot was engaged in advocating it as we went to press. In the House, Mr. Ball moved to suspend tho rule* to enable him to introduce a resolu tion according to the Committee on the Public Buildings and Public Grounds a olerk, &t four dollars per diem, as long as they may deem the services of one necessary ; rules not sus pended. Mr. Phelps moved to go into Committee of the whole ; after previously moving a resolu tion to close tbe general debate on the defi ciercy bill at 3 p. m . which was laid on the table. Mr. Mace presented a memorial (embracing a State Constitution) from the self-styled State Legislature of Kansas ; referred to the Terri tories Coinmitteo. Mr. M moved a resolution to print 10,000 extra copies of this memorial and accompany ing papers; referred to tbe Elections Com mittee Mr. Brighain reported from the Elections Committee a resolution declaring Mr. Mar shall of Illinois entitled to his present scat in tbe Hou.^e, which had been contested. Also, another declaring that the contcstan* is not entitled to tho seat in the House to which Mr. Senator Trumbull was elected. These resolutions embraced clauses accordir g mileage and per diem to tbo contestants in both these case^. Mr. McMullcn addressed the llouae again-t the practice of paying contestants for scats in the House indiscriminately. Letter prom Dr. Saver.?We aro glad to learn from the following lotter that our fair friond has rcached ber home in safety, and that her trip thither was so satisfactory. We hope, also, that ber Washington visit afforded pleasing remembrances enough to her to in duce a speedy repetition - Pine Cott, Anril 3, 1856 Editor of the Star: You said 1 must drop you a note occasionally in my wanderings; and this is the first moment of time I could call my own to give another. Home again for a few short days ; and what a contrast to my Southern life. No bustle, strife or tur moil ; no alarums to awaken me from the quiet of dream land; nought save the quiet of a most retired country home, among the snow banks and neighboring mud ruts, shutting one within doors with mock defiance as the warm sun woo? us lovingly to come forth and luxuriate beneath its smiling face Spring kisses with her warm breath the huge snow banks, which melt softly before ber ardent gaxe; suffusing the earth with torrents of tears, and wearing deep furrows into its aged, though icy cheekB. You aro, dcubtless. luxuriating amidst the spring breeses, mellowing your soil for the waiting plowshare, while we an j1 gging through the snow banks, miring in the mud, or tipping in the guttei. Yet this is a lovely spot when nature smiles her sweet est, which she will soon, throwing off her sombre dress, step forth in purer, greener, fresher robes. I bad a delightful trip home. Wherever I stopped I met such kind, noble friends, not afraid to recognize my individuality lest they should tarnish their own. In Baltimore, my reception was most kindly by the press, while it did me good to talk before such an enthu siastic audience. The hall was very large, causing the number to seem less than there really were present, as there woro several hundred out each evening, nearly double the second night, which was encouraging I was strongly urged to repeat one of my lectures, but time called me onward I also reoeived a pleasant complimentary ticket from the com mittee of the Yonng Men's Christian Associa tion to attend their festival I met a kind re ception from several old and some new frieadi in Philadelphia, especially tbe gallant, noble - hearted Col. W., of the Sun. who interested himself in my welfare, for which I retain tbe kindliest remembrance. All of this, and much more, fertilises the oasis in the desert of exist once, o'er which the rude tempest of the worla riots harshly, poisoning by its simoon breath the hopes and aspirations struggling for su premacy. L. Sayik. l)u. <iiiiUAU Pardoned.?Governor Clark, of New York, on Saturday pardoned Dr. Ura bam, of New Orleans, who was convicted in New York city some timo since of killing Co). Loring at the St. Nicholas hotel. Portsmouth Municipal Klbctiox.?Dr .las. G. Hodges, the Democratic candidate for Mayor, and the entire Democratic Council ticket were eleeted at the election held in Portsmouth on Saturday. Appointment.?Edward S. Gale, Esq., has been appointed by Gov. Wise as a general In spector, under the new law for the security of slave property, fer the District of Alexandria, including the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers. ty Majors Delafield and Mordecai and Captain McClelland, who were sent by tbe American Government on a visit of military observation in Earafe, have arrived in Paris on their way home. . ? e e PERSONAL. Gen. Houston will deliver that lecture to night at the Maryland Institute in Balti more. ...? The anniversary of Henry Clay'a birth day i? to be oelebrated in New Tork city on the 12th instant. ... ? Barney Heuness has been sent to jail in Albany, New York, for kicking folks "while their backs were turned." .... Bea. Shillabur ("Mrs. Partington") late of the Boston Post, has become connected with the Boston Evening Gazette, an excellent Literary paper. ? ??? The London Art Journal gives a very complimentary notice to the series of paintings "The ^ oyage of Life" by the lamented American artist, Cole. ... ? Some fellow advertises in the Waching ton News, that he does not attend the Presi dent Levee s. Of course not?the Auxiliary Guard looks out for thnt! .... i. A Lumsden, of the N. 0 Picayune, was examined on the 20th ult.. on the charge or attempting to kill Dennis Corcoran of the Delta The oharge was dismissed as ground less ..? It 13 authentically stated that the Princess Royal of Epglana and heir-apparent to the throne, now in the sixteenth year of her a^e, is betrothed to Prince Frederick of Prussia, a young gentleman some nine years her seniorand that they will be married probably in the course of the current year. Prince Frederick is twenty-five years of age, and the Princess Adelaide Maria Lousia six t;en. ... . At the meeting of the Presbytery of the District of Columbia held in Alexandria on Wednesday last, Rev. Andrew G. Carothers, P.istor of the Assembly's Church in this city, was elected Commissioner to the General As s mbly of the Presbyterian Church to be held in the city of New York in May next, and Elder W. G Knowles, of Baltimore, was also elected. ....A writer in the Alexandria Gasette says that Mr. Washington will sell the Mount Vernon estate to the State of Virginia, but to nine else The sale to the State of Virginia,

the writer says, was not included in the re cent letter of Mr. Washington to a South Carolina lady, in which he stated that Mount Vernon was not for sale. The writer is be lieved to be Mr. Washington himself. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE. Georgetown, April 7,1855. The work at the docks of the Swanton Coal Company is rapidly approaching completion. In about two weeks more arrangements necef imry for the reception of the black diamonds will have been completed. The work at the dock of Mr. Ray A Co. is also progressing finely. This yard will be ready by the close of Spring, if not before. Our mechanics are beginning to make a move. We notice several buildings (small size) in course of erection The frame work of tho Episcopal Mission Church and school room has been raisod. This building is situ ated on Brick-Kiln liill, and will, when com pleted, add greatly to the appearance of this section of our city. Mr. Wingate is tho builder. Business upon our canal this morning pre sents quite an encouraging appearance. Since our last a considerable number of boats have arrived, mostly from Williamsport, with flour Not less than 8.000 to 10,000 bbls are now being unloaded. No arrival as yet from the above-named point Tho millers and flour dealers west of us, who are in tfte habit of selling their tlour in our market, will doubtless be pleased to leain that W II. Clabaugh, Esq , Las been reap pointed deputy flour inspector R. Ould has been appointed one of the guardians of the public schools We understand that arrangements are now making for a grand celebration of all the Methodist Sabbath echools in the District and Alexandria, nt some point in Washington, about the last of May They will also unite with a union celebration if one should take place at any other time. Spectator. ALEXANDRIA CORRESPONDENCE. Alexandria, April 7, 1&56. Yesterday, with its sunlight and mildness, lured hundreds of our citizens from their homes into tho open air, and gave throngs of worshipers to our churches, and the streets wore a livelier appearance all day than has been their wont for some months past. At night, the Rev. Mr. Sprigg, of the Prot estant Episcopal Church, delivered the usual discourse to tho Young Men's Christian Asso ciation, at tho Lyceum ilall. Tho enterprising and polite host of the Man sion House, is refitting that well known es tablishment in the most superb and expensive style. The present furniture is to be replaced with other more elegant and rec/urc/ce, and the whole interior arrangements remodelled after the most approved fashion Our City Councils at their last meeting, de termined upon a further increase in the sala ries of some of the city officials The election for minor officers takes place at tho next meet ing. A mass meeting of the Know Nothings is called at American Hall, on the evening of of the 20th inst , to nominate candidates for the county offices. As yet but few names have been suggested to the public in connec tion with those offices M lie Teresa Parodi, we learn, wiil give one or two concerts in Alexandria, iu the couiseof next week Fishtown came out bloomingly yesterday. Fish begin to come up in larger quantities, and prices are declining Ami. PORTSMOUTH CORRESPONDENCE Portsmouth, Va., April 5, 1856. Tho ceremonies of tho presentation of a sword by the ladies of Portsmouth, to Capt Richardson of the Rifle Corps, took place this afternoon. The fair speaker was Miss Cathe rine Woodhouse, daughter of Thos. Wood house. Esq., whe acquitted herself in a highly creditable manner. There is much politioal excitement here to day, it being the day for the election of the municipal officers of the town The anti Know Nothings are in the ascendancy by a large majority and beyond doubt will be vic torious. C. M T. ,FIRST WARD PIONEER CONSTl. TUTIONAL ASSOCIATION ?Tbe inretlng of tne Association will take place on TIJESDAV EVENING, April Hth. Every member is respectfully requested to be fiuactual in hi* attendance, as uuslne*s cf mnch mportance will be brought before the Associa tion for their ronhlderatlrn. Kv order of the Acaoclatlon : JOS. P. SHILLEN, _ap 7-Jt Secretary P. C. A. MEMBERS OF THE MIL1 VsA (ary Association moat respectfully an nounce to their numerous patrons that their next Cotillon Party will take place on WEDNESDAY EVENING, April9th, 1S50 at Armory Hall, on Louisl na avenue. Tickets 50 cents? nit milting gentleman and la dles. J. JIKOINSTON, Sec. ?p7Jt* ? NORTHERN LIBERTIES' FIRE Company will meet THIS EVENING, at 8 oVlcck. at their old Home, on apr-lal bnsl uess Bv order: J T. H ALLECK, Set. ap7- _ TRINITY I A1R AT ODD 1EL iCa LOW S' H A LL.? The ladlta connected with this Fair, In returning their grateful thanks for the v?ry liberal patronage ?bey h^fe received, aiinourre tnsi they will, by solicitation, continue iton MONDAY and TUESDAY cf the coming week The iarge amount of Fancy Articles, Chil dren's clothing, Ac., they have on hand fully justify them in so doing. Pereors wishing to purchase will be admitted on Monday and Tuesday, until G o clock. free of charge. Auction on Tuesday evening, the laat night of the F air. ap5-3t |?^0 EPIIANS' FAIR ?THE LADY VvIS Managers of 8t. Vine nt's Orphan Asy lum respectfully announce that the FAIR for the benefit if that Institution will be opened at Caru ?l's Saloon on TUESDAY next. April tth, and will be eoi tinued through the week A great va rletv of useful, ornamental, and fkney articles will be offered for sale at reasonable prlcea. Al so. Confectionerv, Ices, Frulta, Flowers, Ac. Th - roimi are made comfortable, and the Inter esting tcene wil; bj enlivened every evening br a fcaad of excellent Music. ap N Iall or Fkahlir FtftB Co , > April 5th, 18?. J /THIS 18 TO NOTIFY ALL FEE son* ia inMul, that Mr R O Eca Lorr has been elec'ed Financial Secretary of this Companv ar d be la authorised to collect and re ceipt for all monies due the said Company K ROB'T E DOYLE, Pree. Oto. R. CmoM?t*iD, Rec. Sec. ap5?3*. .LAST NOTICE ?corporation TAXES ?All persons Indebted to the Corporation of Seorge?ow;i for Taxes are now no t'fied tbat tbe seme must positively be paid by the twentieth day of the present month The Property of persons who shall be delin quent on that day will be advertised Ibr sale forthwith. THOMAS JEWELL, Co lector of Taxea. Gioeoztowx. April 4th, 18* P 8.?Persona disposed to pay their taiea can do ro by calilng on my brother#* 6for|? or Ii^nry C Jewell, corner of Say and High ata , town. apfi-dtlCth U WASHINGTON LIGHT INFANTRY ? The monthly meeting of the Company will be held on MONDAY NIGHT, at 7* o'clock Every member la expected to be present. By order : B F. BEERS, See. ap 4-5t .JACKSON dkmocratic ASSOCI ATION ?Thia Association will meet at Ita head quarters on the aouth side of Pennsyl vania avenue, between 9-h and 10th streets, in ihe room* formerly occupied by Stratton, auctioneer, for the election of t Ulcers and other important business, on MONDAY NIGHT, the 7th instant. Punctual attendance la requeued DANIEL. RATCLIFFE. ap 3?d Preside t. JOHN RYAN WILL LEARN SOMETHING to his interest by calling at thia offlce. ap 7-3t Fancy goods and toys suitable for piewnts, constantly on hand and for aale at low pricrs, by ?P 7 ?t LAMMOND, Sr , 7th st. CAST OFF CLOTHING Bought and sold at 7? Louisiana avenue, opposite Holmead'a Grocery, near Semraes'. Address, through PostOBce, to 'Mr. Tailor .?? ap7-lW O T 1 C E TO OH LESS?ALL BOAT men are hereby warned not to land upon n.v Shore, as thf law will be strictly enforced agaln*t all trespasJKs. B. 8. YOUNG, ap 7-3t* I WISH TO PURCHASE A GOOD SECOND hand Scda Apparatua. Enquire at No. 479 E street 1. BEERS, ap 7-lt? a c HHDS. NEW ORLEANS SU&AH. 40bbls. New Orleans MOLASSES. Just received, and for sale by ap?-eo3t MURRAY A 8EMME8 GOSHEN BUTTER. 20 tubs GOSHEN BUTTER Jmt received. and fr sale by BARBOUR A SKMME8, No. #5 Louisiana avenue, bet ?th and 7th ata. ap 7-eo3t Found, on fa. avenue, on the s.i instant, a BREASTPIN, of considerable value, vrhich the owner can have by calliaMi on WILLIAM D TRUNNEL, at Harper A Mitch ell's Dry Gocdi Store, between ?th and 10th st*., W ash I rigton ap 7-lf PICTURE TASSELS, CORDS, Ac. IF YOU WISH TO SEE THE LARGEST, cheapest, and greatest vartetv cf PICTURE TASSkLS. PICTURE CORDS. Ae. call on L. F. CLARK'S Papsr-hanglng and Upholstering establishment, No. 318 Pa avenue, between 12th and 13th atreets ap7-3t? JUST RECEIVED. 2.0t0 lb* prime Family HAMS 3.000 lbs SHOULDERS And for sale l>y BARBOUR A SEMMES, No. ?5 La. avenue, bet. 6th and 7th sts. ap 7-eo3t MILL FEFO! MILL FEED!! npHE SUBSCRIBER HAS constantly JL on hand a supply of 8HIPSTUFF, MID DLINGS. SHORTS, and BROWN STUFF, which he will sell low ar.d la quantities to au!t purchasers. BEN J DARBY, ap7 eolm 89 Water atreet, Georgetown. BONNETFLATS AND RIBBONS. WE HAVE JLST RECEIVED OUR SEC ond supply of BONNETS, FLATS, AND RIBBONS. Infant's end Children 'a HATS AND CAPS. Also, BONNKT^ FLOWERS and TRIMMINGS, which we otter at very low prices. W. EGAN A SON, ap 7-2w 323 Pa. avenue, near 7th atreet MMe'dEVOS MILLINERY FROM PA K S. Madame devos takes pleasure in announcing the ladies from Washing ten that she will exhibit, in a few days, in Washington, a most beautiful stock of Spring and Summer Millinery. selected mm h*r e-tabl shmrnt in Paris, Rue de la Palx. and New York 491 Broadway. T e place and day of opening will be announced by the pipers. ap7-? DEVINE'? COMPOUND PITCH LOZ ear, the Wender of the WerU!?A ?ure and pleasant remedy for Coughs, Colds, Croup. Whooping Cough. Asthma, Bronchitis, and if lungs enough ars left to su-tain life, a cer tain cure for Consumption. A purely vegetable preparation, containing no Mineral Poisons, aiid perftc iy safe for the infant or Invalid, in any stage of weakness A frrsh supply ju?t received and for saie by ROB'T A.PAYNE, Drug'gls*, corner 4tli st. and Mass ave ap 7-3t* This is to give notice, that the Subscriber hath obtained from the Or phan s Court of Washington county, in the Dis trict of Columbia, letters of administration on tbe pers nil estate of James Coyle, late of Washing ton county, debased. All persons having claim* against tbe said deceased, are hereby warnei to exhibit the same, with the vouchers therefor, to the subscriber, on or before the 5th day of A pnl next; they nay otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit of the said estate. Given under mv hand this 5th day of April, 16o6. RICHARD CKUIT, ap7-M3t Administrator. JUVENILE CLASHES IN VOCAL MUSIC. **1\TO PROVISION IS MADE FOR IN iv structlon in Vocad Music in the public schools of Washington, nor in any of the ord - nary private tchoole of which we have an \ know - n 0 * I In nfereree to the above notice of the Intelli gencer and Star. Mr. SCHEEL, always wiLli g to se.velhe pub'ic upon accommodating term;-, vaill form Juvenile J-lerrentary Classes in Vocil Mu?lc at the low price of *3 Pupils who desire to join said classes will lear? their names at the rea.dence of Mr. S. No 4<52 14th stree'. between F and G, or at the Mns'c Store of Mr. Davis. ap 7?3t District of Columbia, WASHINGTON COUNTY. To-wit: This is to certify thit Charles Brown cf raid County, has this dav brought before me, the sub scriber, a Justice of the Pe^ce in and for said County, a ROAN MARE, about ten or eleven bandVhlgb, blind in the right eye. shod ail ronnd; the right hltd frot white Theia'd Mare was fcund by the said Charles Brown tied toatrea box In fr nt of hia dwelling early on Saturday morning, the 5!b Instant, basing on an old seddle a?<. bUU br,d?. .pp.?^ The owner of the above descrlUd Mare i* re quested to come forward, prove property, pay CARLES BROWN, . ap ?-3t* corner ^th st. and P *t north, 1<7 NEW fcFRINO FURNITURE DRY tiOODN. Just RECEIVED AND ON SALE THE following novelties. In Furniture Dry Gcods, vrh'cb will be found very desirable t I cass 10-4, 11-4, 12 4, acd 13-4 Wilted Quilts, very pretty, light and cheap 1 dozen Dimity ({ullts, ?atln-striped borders, quite new end cheap 1 dozen Aliendals Quilts, 11-4, 12 4, an! 13 4 sues 1 dc/?n white and colored DUnitle?. In piecea 1 doren Eugene Twilled Stripes a aud neat article for Furnituie coverings 1 dc/?n suiped ChiuLes, for furniture coverings, very cheap I dozen brown srnl lead-colored Linens for furni ture coverings 1 dozen 10-4 by J24,12 4 cud 12-IS Linen Drug get Crumb Cloths for same use, In rich bor Sera and colors 1 bale Summer Blankets, a new article, very de sirable and reasonable 1 caft Bols'er and Pillow Caee English Long Cloths, cheap ? _ Also, in lo's, a variety of elegant Piano and Ta ble Covers Covers for Dining Tables, in rich washing ro ors Toilet Towels and Towellngs in almost endisis vaiiety Irish, Barnsley. German and Russia wide Lin en Sheetings, Pi low and Bolster Ca#e Linens in all widths and many other inoveltiea tn FeraJ ture Gocds never before oFered for sale In this market, to wnlch the attention of purchasers is which were \>ought at late auction aal? at \trf low figures s?.d will be disposed of by ns ii the .^pr^ition^^TT, D0D80N * OO. AMUSEMENTS. QXASD BAIL tW TB* TERPSICHORE CLUB THK MEMBERS OP THE TK.RPtiCHORE Club most respec'fuily announce to their Bu mere us patron* that they Intend giving ? F \ll At C*lmmb*m Hall, C*p%fl MtU, On MONDAY EVEN IN?, April 7, ltsc Tickets ONE DOLLAR M Marceron, *"*/*E Ehompaoo, 8 McNamee, W E Tucker, P J Ron's, CRumcU. J T Golde*itb, 8 Townih?nd, J R Dobbvn, J Smith. jnsr31 Rat *,??*,7* MLLi. TERRS A PAROlll Begs leave to announce that on her wit to the North, the will give <B ti..' cltv one GRAND CONCERT, betwara tbe ltu and 15th April, assisted bv Madame A MALI A PATTI STRAKOSCH and Sift or LRONARDI under the direction of MAURICE STR AROSCti Mile TERESA PARODI w U tin* on tbta w cast on, for the tl**t and only time the celebrate national French Hymn. "LaMareellla'ae "whkk has been rewired with Immense enthn?u?tt wherever *ung bv her mar M~tf \? Tit I .?THR PUBLIC ARB MRRRRy 11 not'fl d not to cndlt any one on my eeoeuat without a written order from mvaetf. aa I win piy no debta of tbalr contracting ap>?tta JAMEB HrtiPPKRMAN. ten reward wi? l be given and pxJyJ no question* asktd, If returned to the owner, a GOul) OHAIN AND WATCH, wufc inl'lila M C. and crows engraved on It lw.? wetk ago on Pe n avenae. Mr Dt GRA M KR 1Mb street. No. 431 > p &-3t* OAT.?A BLACK CLOTH CAPE OF A Cloak, or returning from Waahlng. ton oa Wednesday, about S o'clock. The lr,o: will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at the Star Oflee. o; at Miss 1 homos' Book and Fanr* Store, Hi^h sttee', Georgetown. ap A-Jf A I'AHD. MR. FRANCIS COCHFU WILL BEplcasei t have the p' rents of tbe scholars of bis father, tbe late John Cecheu, Pr< fessor of Dane ing, call upon him at the parior of the Exckanva Hotel. C street, during this and the c-riuiag week ap 5-tt* MRS. A. SPEIR WILL OFBB Olf THURSDAY, APRIL I0l?, HER NEW SPRING AND SUMMER MILLINERY. MIlMnrry Rooms, No 366 D street. ap A?It LEATHER?LEATHER. This day receiving is) sides ot good white damaged Spanish SOLE LEA THER It*) sides prime SPANISH SOLES 75 sides very superior SLAUGHTER LEA THER 2,000 lba. good SHOE SKIRTING. THOS G. FORD, a? 5-3t 430 7th ?treet. near Patent Office. A CARD.?THE ATTENTION OF PER sons wishing to purchase a very vaJuaMe BUILDING LOT la penlcularlv lav'.ted to the sale which will take place on Tee day, the -,h instant, at 5 o'clock p m , on tbe premise*, of that beautiful lot situated at tbe corner of north B street and Delaware avenue, near the no:th Can liol gate The terms are liberal, and the sale nill be well worthy of tbe attention <1 person* wishing to make a good Investment. For fur her particulars see advertisement, ap 5?3t A. GREEN COAL?COAL?CO AI<. The subscriber is expecting a cargo of Red Ash cTONE COAL In a few days ThS Coal Is unlver-a'.ly noted for Its free burning and ea?y to Ignite, very desirable for cooking purpose* In the Spring and Summer Persons la want of this extra article of Coal will do well by sending In tbelr order* imri.ediateJv. and have the coal delivered from the vessel. THOMAS H WORTH IN GTON, ap 5-3t corner 1 Hb and C sts , near Canal HR. WILLIAM PALMER, ProfeMor of Singing and the Flute, BEGS TO INFORM THE INHABITANTS of Washington that he proposes e?t?h.isltlnf SINGING CLAJ'SLS for two. three or four jo pits. whereby each vcice a ill be properiy ei amined. and separately cultivated, according to its quality, whtch could not be done, consistent* ly. with' simultaneous teaclirg-a* Sopranos, Me/zo sopranos, and Contralto voice* reqaire a widely different training The same rare is i.e cessary with male voices, viz: Tenor. Baritone, and Bass When the pupils are suRrlently ad vanced to sing bv theuaetles they will then be taoght to take their respective parts In Dueo. Trios, or Quartette. Terms per Quarter: flu for each pupil. If only two pupils one bour will lw? demoted. and an eit*a half hour for every additional pupa, S*> per quarter for separate pupils apS-tf 'J67 Pennsylvania avenue HARRISON'S CELIBRATKD (REAM OF BEAUTY, for beeutlfvlng the conplex lon; BALM OF A THOUSAND FLOWERS. Ac , for sale by FORD A BRO ap4?lw fOTATOES! potatoes:: 1 AA barrels prime mercer pota Iv/U TOES now landing and for ?a"e ty HARTLEY A BRO , ap 4-lw 101 Water street, Georgetown MORSE'S invigorating cordial. SAN FORD'S Do Do LUCINE CORDIAL, For sale bv ap 4?lw FORD A BRO Fun RONTON The n"W packet schooner, SYLVAN-^?2 US ALLEN, will have quick despatch fer the above pert. For i reight *pplv to HARTLEY A BRO AgtuU, an 4-lw 101 Water street. Georgetown ROWAND'S tonic riktcre. SHAL I leaberger's ce.ebrsted Fever and Ague Pills. Rhodes' Ftver and Avue Care. " India Cholis K?gue," ' Trapper's Oregon Ague Powder* " ile by FORD A BRO sp 4-lw SELLING OFF TO 1 LOSE. From the sth day of april i will commeece selling ott mv stock of JEW ELRY and PLATED WARE at cost rrlc? Mf stock la entirely new. bavin? not one ar tloie that h a b"en on beud six months do zens and strangers are requeued to examne for themselves GEORGE KEYWORTH. Pa aveuue. be'ween f>th and 10th *t? P. S. AU persona that have Watches. Clock* or Jewelry at my establishment for repair, wU; pleare call for theui as soon as possible ap4? 3t KENNEDY'S MEDICAL DISCOVERT Carter's Spanish Mixture Hampton's Vegeubie Tincture ap 4-lw For sale by FORI) A BIO _ BONNETS, RIBBONS fc TRIMMINGS. WE are JUST RECEIVING THE sec ond instalment of tbe above named jy* desirable gooda. at prices which we think will j >silfv our calling not only cheap, but.^^ VERY CHEAP. Receiving Goods ivety Jay. A liberal deductlrn w.ll be made to Mililae-* and persons b. vir.g te sell again. Callai " Mr* R. G. ETCHISON'S. No 12 Market Spice, bet . Sth and ?th st4 P. S ?Great Bargains in COLLARS. ap 4-^t MUSKS', O. OALES', AND P. 8. CLEAR ER'S HONEY TOILET SOAPS, for*slf by (ap4-I\v) FORD A BR? MARBLE WOKE. Selling Off Without Regard t<? < ??' THE SUBSCRIBER WISQ1NG TO Al"v h.< am power te hia bus.ness, < tiers for hN entire stock, eon* sting of American ai.d lu an MARBLE MONUMENTS, TURH? HEAD STONE SLABS, STATUARY, VEIN ITALIAN and EGYPTIAN MARBLE MAV TELS, of the newest *tyle, and executed in ? beet mann r, at prices that canuot fail to P,<*'V Persons are earnestly Invl.ed to call and exa? nr his work y. The house, with larg* ?>ack building, will far reat as soon as the sto? k Is sold ALEX. KUTBLRFORD Marble Yard, l'encsjlvanla avenue, ap 4?lw opposite National Theatre _ WE PARTICLE A RL Y CALL THE At tention of tbe ladies to our tine of PERr UMERY?Lubia'a. Harrison'*, net and Caudroy's Extracts; rialr Dye; Soap* ? Veriiena W.iter, Ac. FORD * BR" ap 4-lw coal: coal:: ? 1QA TONS PRIME WHI 1 ASH b* COAL, (pwacbooner William J?** Philadelphia.) now landing and for aalejby BcGt E A O'NEIU; At Wharf No -, W^ter at ?eolKf<li,Q Also, a ?in*ll Lot of CaK and Pine w ju?t tecelvtd *P '^m SARDS* SARSAPAR1LLA Townsend's do Bull'a do Roee's do . ^-,1 Bp 4-lw Fweateby FORD E