Newspaper of Evening Star, April 7, 1856, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 7, 1856 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. THE POET'S POWER. BT LOU m. I would the poet's power were mine, From mental ore to mould the thought, That glows in every flowing line, With mslodv an * feeling fraught. 1 woo Id mine warn the skill to wake The silent melodies which sleep In every soul?as others break The slumbers of my spirit deep; To pour from poesy's breathing lyre, Strains of wild music on the ear; To kindle coldest hearts to Are, And make, at will, a smile or tear. Then rri^h: 1 hope, when, cold and lone, Within the silent grave I lie, To leave, revered ts well as known, A memory that could not die. Then might I hope to leave a name Inwoven with tne spe'l of song. And echoing from the elitfi offline, Borne on the tide of time along. But to a destiny so high, No kindly star my path doth light; And soon must I forgotten lie, In ccld oblivion's silent night. Yet, no ! tho' to the trorli unknown, To some my memory will be dear; There's one, at least, his friend will mourn And at my tomb weep many a tear. Thus be it?better for a name Enshrined In one fond, faithful breast Than that the favored few of fame. Leave with the world, unknown, unblest! You DIB A.1D ARE FOEOOTTBX.?Ile'i de*<f dead. What, Ned Nolten dead! Well he was a good fellow and a warm friend of mine ; but, I say boys what are you going to baye to drink. Can't expect to live always, you know, and we might as well enjoy life while we do live. Or, she s dead! No; Mrs. Morgan no more? Really you don't say so! What will become of her poor ohildron? But what a love of a bonnet that is of yours ; do pray tell me all about that party last night. Wasitaycry brilliant affair? Husband is quite sick, but I should surely have been there had I not been obliged to stay at home to keep him com pany. though I'm sure 1 didn't do him any g'^d. Pray what did Mrs. Morgan die of? chc always professed a deal of friendship for me, ani I believo I reciprocated it though I haven't been to see her for a month, and hardly knew that she was at all sick. So wags the world. You live; and as your eager lungs drink in tho breath of life and frundt crowd around to grasp your hand, you fondly imagine yourself tho sum of existence, nor think the time would soon come when thufe who know you now shall know you no more for ever, not even in memory. See you that hearse. iU black plumes fluttering in the breeze ' lie whose body it bears to the last resting plaoe. was aa noble and as popular as you. To-day his name may be mentioned casually among his acquaintances, but to morrow he is forgotten even by his friend*. Do you rail at friendship' Think whether you are more true to the memory of the do ceased?whether your thoughts revert oflener than once in a month to those of your friends who died only a year, or two years, since. Think and may you profit by the reflection. 13** Mrs Fantadliiig is dying of grief. Iler pet canary is down with inflammation of kid neys, and nothing affords it relief. Mrs Fan tailing deserves cur sympathies. Till they arrive, she should resort to burn) feathers ' Catch the rooster, Dan, and :inge his tail." MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. VaOM TBI WHITBD STATU A'swi Ltavts For Day. Ospray New York.... Cart t agena.. A pi. 6 Rmeu New York.... Liverpool... Apl 8 Canada Boston Liver pool... A pi. 0 Atlantic N- w York.... Liverpool.. .Apl. 18 Hrenda New York....London Apl 15 Asia New York Liverpool... A pi. 16 aehlnjjtoa. .New York....Biemen Apl. lw Almi (Fr ).. .New York ....Havre Apl 19 George Law. .New York Aspinwa 1. .Apl 20 America Boston Liverpool.. Apl 23 Baltic. New V'oik.... Liverpool...Apl 25 New York....Liverpool...Apl. 30 FROM BUROPB Aala..., Liverpool.. ..New York...Mar. 22 Washington..Bremen New York...Mar. 26 Cambria Liverpool.... Boston M ar 29 B-ltlc Liverpool New York...Apl. 2 Afrlea Liverpool....New York...Apl. 5 Arsgo Havre New Ycrk...Apl 9 Arabia Li verp ool.... Boston Apl. 12 Ericsson Liverpool....New York...Apl 16 Persia Liverpool.. ...New York...Apl. 19 Herirann Southam'n...New York...Apl 21 Canada Llveipool.../>Bo ton Apl. 26 Atlantic Liverpool...,New York...Apl 30 The California steamers leave New York on the 5<b and stt'th of each montn. ARRIVALS AT PRINCIPAL i70TXIJ. Wlllardt' Metal?i. ?. * b. a. wii; a?? C M Wilcox, USA T P Code, Pa ti I) Powna1, NY T D Philamount, Tex 8 J Thornley, do G M Birch, N Y W B Holmes, DC 8 J Mercer, do H A Larkin, Va J 11 Withers, Me D Sanger A ly, NY D D Sterrett, Va J Sanger, do W P Ephralm, NY M B Folara. Ala J Ragsaale, La C J Talbot, 8C K B F riend, Pa TTGrler, do LDWindon.NJ J Masterson. Pa J Fletcher, SC D E tiavlt, NY Com Mayo USN J H McCorkle, do H B Parhnm, N Y 8 Hallett. do D Hlites A ly, do Mrs Maxwell, daut'r ? C M Tazewell, O son, O W J Fowler, Va J F Poor, Md 8 Berwick A ly, Pa E T Dunn, Va H Higglns A nvt, do G W Gurmanv, Pa W Coltlnson. NC J ftlayuard.N Y J Srdgewick. O Dr Newbury, ly, 2 chil- P P I-ink A ly, Va dren A svl, Ohio Miss 1 ink. do Mrs Rcut>en, Va 8 G Spalford, Va T H i'dvis. Pa T Broome. Tenn L H Davie, do C Harford. Md C E Smith A ly, NY R W Cosg'ave. Pa Cart J A C.ark. Cal Maj G H 1 Loinas. USA A A Selever A ly, do G Beefce, Del Mrs Ames, NY J J Randclph. Va Miss Hoyea, do C M Forsyth, Ga W T Rice, Pa B F Angel, NY J T Walker A ly, NY T H Gardener, Mass H Kendrick. do Satienal Hetal?williax ?bt. J Pott, Md G B Imr ent. SC W Hensbaw. Mass J P White, ly, NY 8 Darkamp, NY T M Conradt, Md D A baker, Minn 8 Woods. USA J C Loci wood, low a Miss Barde, Pa H Llebuian. NY E B Williams, Ct Dr Pratt. Md Miss Bobbins, do C D Webb, ly, N Y W Silvery, N Y W H Brlggs, Md E S Acre, Va Miss F Morant, do W Harry, NY A P Brawner, do R Martin, N J A Maekauly, ly, NC E Lewis, Md J G Bainbrldge. NY C Coe, do T 8 Duncan, SC W W Hubert, Va iS Shaw, Mo J A Clusmsn, N Y Capt F Keller, NY J J Habelch. do J b Gould fam, Mass J Grant, do M Crors, N Y W C Ashe, ly, Ala M Thompson, do Miss Wattsrs, do RTpaon.do Dr J B Barueb, 111 G ?pencr, do J R Garland, fsm. NY J D Miller, Md V B ILimmon, Va F Cfcurlb. SC W 8 Rowan J L Mott, NT E W Marjenkofl* M H Rogers, do J M Rowan, ly, Va T F Bowie. Md Mrs do *i D Neal, Va J Janrey, do F Aver, Mass A 8 Wilson. DC G W ??e:iirg. Tenn llrewus'llel?l-T t Ag.mvi K A Marye, Va G J Adde, Cal G H*rdiui, Pa Mrs Paul, child, Pa Capt Brevoct, USMC J B Pierce, DC r.V ? c G K Md ATM Y aion Pa A WUllamsVCl C fR WD ionrs, Tei W J Crt-sson, Pa E McGavock. Va ) f Coxel. do J H Pepper, ly, do H D Gird, Va HCScott.Md R s Beivin, ly, NY J B Ander*on, Va R S Brown Va D C Andrew, do J Howard, 111 A I. Bankfcead, family, T J Gardner, Md NC VV T Scott, Va W Tkomaa, do J E Brcugbten, do Miss 8 Thomas, do 8 E Warner. 8C J Brownley, Va H W Cox, Va W a Brownly, do J G Dangertteld, do A B Hat ton. son, Pa R Taylor, do E R Sheiriirue, ly, NY D H t*tslmaSer, do T H MotseU, do H B Blsklstoo, Md J T Colton. Md J VV Bunk, do R 1? V* at son. do ft B Graham, N Y W H Higglns, do ? ">*??< Mum-,. * a. i iiiiwmi J W lon-s, Va T P Chisman, Va J H Mtfingly, DC W Arandel, NY T K Prtn-j,fio J R Jones, ir, do J Peane W FMcc<n?.hi.Va H M urfby, O W A \V barton. DC E G Alien, Va G H Bell, Va F X K Uy ft!d B A Bell, do i JJ Pt Ill'ps, NY 8 M Luckett, Mass 8 E J* Miian, do T M Cros^fr, Ken A de Mot J |? Towsoa, jr, ftld W DBBAlag, RC M V SoitffiaaB, Cal THV FIRST AMERICA* CONVENTION OF CIRCUS PERFORMERS AND GRAND EQUESTRIAN CONGRESS WILL BE HELD AT WASHINGTON, un der a capacious Canvas Marque to be erected CENTRE MARKET SPACE, FOR SIX DAYS, COMMENCING MONDAY, April 7th, in pirMW cf a project which ha? been matur to thi? means of se lect ng the best artists In every department of the circle, foi Spalding & Rogers' NEW RAIL ROAD CIRCUS, for the transportation of the Persons, Hor e*. and Properties of which Messrs. S. A R. are new building NINE ESPECIAL RAILROAD CARS at the car factory of Messrs Goold A Co., in Al bany, N Y. And in carrying out tte original intention of which, of seuring a troupe of ar tists for a project Involving so much expense, who shall be each confessedly and by common consent the *ery first In his or her department of the profession," Insurmountable difficulties are found in the pretensions of the claimants to the honor of superiority which can be decided only by their contesting with each other at the same time In the same ring. The prizes are: First. The sum of one hundred dollars In cash. Second. A season's engagement with the new Railroad Circus, and an advance of salary of .0 per cent, over the highest salary the successful competitor may have received at any previous season. And Third. The great eclat that wi 1 naturally at tend the victor in this equestrian tournament. All the competitors are required to gl re security before their names are entered, that they will an pear at every performance during the week, so as not to disappoint the pub lc, and to si?n ceitaln stipulations considered necessary to the proper management cf the contests A large proportion of the most celebrated Per formers extant have notified Messrs. 8. A R of their lrtention to compete; and the following distinguished artistes have already entered nnd w.ll appear, each claiming supremacy in their respect've departments: James Robinson. of S C.. asthebest Equestrian.with or without saddle; The Motley Bro thers, of La , as the bestj Gymnastic*; The Levator Lee Troupe 'rem Paris A Lon don, consisting of six Ladies and Gen tlemen, as the best Pantomlmlsts and Posturers, .. To ??cure method and order In the estab Uomeats, the orchestra has been confided to Mr. fine ? Mr <>' the pwSsFAc ,urther Part?cola?s m? small bills, jjejod..* ill ,??? ,?i0l? SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore Odeon Building, cor. Pa. av and 4# ?t a p 3-5t (1UTO ELLIS'S I Utl FOE Ml MAP 990DS. A 1 tnn? ? SPRING GOODS. J .5?LHn 8Mu^?vTVNo 119 Bridge . neai High, Georgetown, D. G . hu re ceived his First Instalment of SPRING GOODS ?ul ed to the early demand UUWB' Plain cols ali wool Mous de Lai nee. Plain Black Silks, all grade*, Plain French Procolesor Cambrics, White and colored Igured Briiliantm 100 pieces English and American Calicoes ? pieces Manchester and Domestic Oinphams 25 pieces White Cambrics and Jaconets ' 50 pieces Checked and Plain Muslins ' 25 pieces Richardson and Barklte's Irish Lln?n> 300 pieces soft-finished Shirting Cotton 12 We New \ ork, Bates*ad Wamasutta Willi do , " Ifuvv i)lw"hed and brown Sheeting Cottons, Towelln?, Table Damasks, and Napkins Ladi s and Gents Linen Cambric Band kerchieft Heavv Osnaburg Prints and S'riped Osnaburis Mixed Denims and twilled and plain do * ' A1m \\ halebone and Manilla (forded 8kirts W hlte and slate colored do., with other seasonable goods, to which laro* *<t ditions will soon be made from thT *, * in New York and Philadelphia ^ arrlvals (oSi?M?iyPr0m[" P"&5?)"?mW""J TO coi ,TRru?rnc^,Ti AND y<PSiZ tlon to a great Family Meiicine-ore thatu^" valuable In all climates and all setsonV. wi BI T T ER3, a VrfwVcur^wn^ntetdhereRl s '7om of SCOTCI^aS i^elVedJ ,a.. assortment of miia sl, 4<4 Pa. avenue. PRinE ITALIAN MACtARUNI. fcc. HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF prime ITALIAN MACCARONI of latest m SSS-Si, p-xii? AibolS?' aeiux oil, Smoked Betf, Bu<'kwhnt h*-?n ?Z;TomatOM' tcVic'toiSv -Eaf 18 Z. M. P KING. TWFHAM It NO R F LET'S ? NEW AND CHEAP ? HAEITESS AND TBZTNX 8T0BE 199 Sever.Lh st , opposite Odd Fellows1 Hall TO p11A m. Philadelphia, and ?fl^^^(NORF LET of this city, thr.?r e?i r^Pect{u!1y announce to' their Wends and the public, that thev have com She/he? wf-f11" v USll7" at the above 8tand. hi. J- wiil make and keep constantly on .XTSAoKK^BHTDLFa' ,^?3C?JVII^S """^sacJ every description, both for city and countrv rse PET BATS T,Rn^N ?2 vXA' Ws, iid?A ? ING BASKETS and FANCv" VVtfliK BOXEs" HORSE BLANkETS, COVERS CO?V??S' and HAM ES. Horse, Spoke andliiiKt rpiwm' ate.' ftc ARD3> CUHR^^AIBS, SPONGES, Ail material used will be the best that rjn k? obtained; ar.d both of us hai^^n ?r?Ke5 workmen for several years we ftL) , .5 ! our work cannot be surged, Shor for "styli c durability. By unremitting efforts to rive satis* far :lon we hope to merit, and rc#pectfufly solicit a share of public patronag# t^-MUiiy solicit, Pasticular attention paid t? covering Truaks and repairing*!! kinds of work * *ru*ks constantly on hard r.ov 7 if COXFIN WARSROtJJi, j,e. J WILLIAM I'LANT 4k CO.. DNDKIVi ? KERS?res!dence41S Seventh' street, between G and H streets. Interments prorured In anv 21 our.<2 H. Co*as, caps, Shroud?, Carriages, and every article for interments of the oeu qudllty furnish-d at short notice, on the SreBHa^e,ie;mS',an{1 at 111 to"?.'o0? al . .,HaTJa^ the exclusive right of Crunm'? ' Gorr** Preserver, we guarantee to keep [te lead for any length of time. )y n?ly Vn *-ONNl?LLY, Undertaker. No. 423 Seventh street, itest side, let. G and H WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM t>,e elt iensof Washington and M <be ?ne adjoining counties that he ls( prepared to attend to all orders at h? lM?irlC4tnct,ceand on the most Hberal terms, on aU occas^ons? P?,ln8 to P,ve entire satisfaction de^ * K'Jarantees to preserve the fime warmest weather for any length of ?iA.}?!?e "uPP'y of ready made COFFINS of all Mzf?s and qualities, always on hand. arti/JiT#Carriages, Hearses, and every other article furnished of the best quality. loHtitol6 ?f ttC publlc Patronage is respectfully toucue<l- mary4-tf OUTTA PERCHA TEETH. THthLeh^Dh/RS^NED HAVE "KKN n ?J sendi?i? patrons to Or. COSBV , formerly of Richmond,/ Va.. for Dental operations for a num hTm' tZThlV*Md take,P1A7sure ^ recommending him to the citizens of Washington as the be?t Tooth Extractor and Dental Operator that we ??Ve ^er. !net wlth He Inserts Teeth apon everi plan that is practised in the United Stages SKI llth^m?nd Pa^a *enue?''8' *N?no?VTm?0f' OUTTA PERCHA TEETH. nR, ? MUNSON, AT 310 PA. AVENUE v v ,"10l,n:lrift Teeth on a Gutta ' Percha Base. Also, with Allen's pat-j entcontinuous Gum, combiningbeau strength and cleanliness. Dr. M. is determined to k?ep pace wl'h ever? ? _ RBTKaKJICE: P. D Gurley, D D. Hon R I! Billet, n ? BJn"ey, D D. Hon. S A Dcu^la S RUUieh^d' 2 v i,r R P Petteraon, Son 1 rafl' Es<l Dr R 11 Uoolld^e, Hoi A O r NictM,,,. Th?"'" M'U". And the Medical Faculty of Georgetown Col ^ nov 'Z3?t.* 1 U. BUY AND .SELL FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGE; FURNISH DRAFTS On all Parts of United Statos and Earopi; COLLECT DRAFTS On all parts of Unitod States and Earop&; DRAW BILLS ON IRELAND KOR XI OR UPWARDS: BUY AND SELL BONDS, STOCKS, A OTHER SECURITIH8; NEGOTIATE TIME PAPER. Investment paying 10 V and over, for sale. LAND WAREANT8. We are at all times Purchasing, and ha7e for Sale, LAND WARRANTS of a!l denominations. Land Warrants located in Iowa, Wisconsin, or Minnesota CHUBB BROTHERS, jan S3-tf Bankers, opposite the Treasury. AGENCY OF THE Keystone Insurance Co. or Philadelphia. Gap it al ?#???????????????? $300,000! Annual report for the year ending Assets of the Company, consisting of Bonds and Mortgages on unencumbered rial es tate Sll0,A"4 (X) Stocts of other Corporations, worth par 25,620 (Hi Cash on hand 31 30 Bills receivable, consisting of Marine notes and short loans (36.!>43 70 Stock notes S11.3S6 00 51,339 70 *219,420 00 Whole receipts for premiums during the year 8112,812 05 Paid for losses and expeuses during the year,... 71,133 01 P M MORIARTY, President. J. MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. Risks changed from other companies to this No charge for policy fee. Enquire at the office of J. E. Kendall, over R. Morrow's Exchange Office, first door West of W. B. Todd's hat store on Pennsylvania avenue. feb7?"Jrn DAVID MVERLE, Agent. GLEN WOOD CEMETERY* Office No. US'J Pa. an., corner 10th street, fOVCK TUI SAVINO'S BAM.) 11HIS CEMETERY Is laid oat on the plan o! the celebrated G reen wood, of N ew Y ork, and situated on the high ground distant one and a quarter miles north of tne Capitol?North Capitol ?treet leading directly to the gateway. This Company have secured a charter from Coa gress, appropriating their ground forever to burial purposes, making a fee title to the purchaser, and prohibiting all encroachments from legislation or otherwise, which Is of vast Importance to tho?e who wish their dead to repose where they have placed thejn, for It has become a custom in all other cities when the burial gTound becomes valu ?ble for other purposes, to nell it, and throw th? lead prom'.scously Into one large pit, and legal mvasires cannot prevsat It, as no titles aie give* to the ground. N. B.?Office opea from 10 to 19 o'clock a. na., where Pamphlets, containing the Charter, By Laws, and a map of tho ground, and all othsr 1b fr.rmatlon, can bo obtained. A ii left with Mr. James P. flvvey. No. arm?^i-th ?lr?eiior uy othor undertaker^irlll b? Information for Trailer* FOR HARPER'S FERRY, , Via CKttaptakt THROUGH IN TWELVE HOURS ' The new and splendid packet boat AROO, Capt. Can H. Mmiu, will commence making Regular Trips between GEORGETOWN and the above Point, on Mon day, March '27th, 1856 The Boat will leave the wharf of W.H.&H.6 Hitter. Georgetown, D. C , e*ery Monday, Wed nesday, and Friday morning, at 6 o'clock Returning, she will leave Harper's Feny every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning, at ft o'clock. Throngh Tickets, $3.93. To Leesbvrg 91 frl%, tn-ludtng the Stage from Edwards' Ferry Families intending to visit the Virginia Springs the coming season will And this by far the most safe, pleasant, and cheapest route to Berkeley, Capon, Shanondale, White Sulphur and Wanen. Meals served on board at moderate rates. A ceach will always l>e In readiness in George town to convey passengers to and from the Boat. For further particulars Inquire at the store of W. II. A H.G R1TTER, Georgetown, aud G. W. CUTSHAW, Harper's Ferry, Va. mar 18?tf _ BT RAILROAD DIRECT TO THI WEST. Time between Washington and Wheeling kit IT% hoars! Running Time between Washington and Cincinnati 27 hoare!! KA1 IM WilHIXtTOX. TI1? BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAIL ROAD having greatly improved Its Western connections, now offers the fullest Inducements to Travellers between WASHINGTON, BALTI MORE, and all portions of the WEST, NORTH W EST, and the SOUTHWEST. The connection between the Trains from Wash ington and the Trains bound West from Balti more Is always promptly made at the Washington Junction (lately called the Relay House) 9 milta from Baltimore. This is the only change of care required between Washington and the Ohio river. the trans Ba^age Is checked through to Wheeling at Washington Station, and rechecked ana tn ferred there, (with the passengers) without charge, for those holding Through Tickets for points be yond. The conncctlng Trains leave Washington daily at 6 a. m. and 4* p. a. On Sundays at the latter hour only. At BEN WOOD, 4 miles from Wheeling, dirttt to%nietto% Is made with the trains of CENTRAL OHIO RAILROAD, running from Bellslre, on the Ohio, through Cambridge, ZanesvlUe, and Newark, to COLUMBUS. Th ?e trait s correct at Newark wl'.h theenrsof the Newark, Man: Held and Sandusky Railroad tor Sandusky, To!f*So, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, etc. At COLUMBUS the C. O. Railroad trtias con nect with the fast trains of theLtlii* Slixmi llatl ra?d to Xenla, Cincinnati, Loulsvlllr, etc At XF.NIA fon Little Mlair.l Railroad) cornertlon Is formed with ;he fralna through Dayton, to Indian apolis, Ter:e Haute, L&fayetL-, Chicago, Rock Island, St. 2Vou;?, Cairo, etc U3T Prxst?agers lidding Through Tickets f?r Ttchibnrg, Natektn, Win Orleans, etc ,wfclca arc also sold at W ash 1 net nr.?are trans ferred at Ciaclnaatl to the Mall Steamers on the Ohio. Tickets for Evansvllle, Cairo, and St. Louis are sold by the river route. Ifor CLEVELAND, aad via Cleveland to Toledo, Detioit, Chicago, etc., tlckeU nre sold, when tec Ohio V* navigable between Wheeling and WelUville (ft)rty r?llea) where a connection with the Cltve'and and Fittsbvrg Rallroed I* made TraTfe''ra are r<y?'U?ted t* *etl*e 'h?1 while this la the a sly route attordiag Through Tickets and Checks la Washlsgtoa, It la alto the shortest, wost ap^eJ'y, and dfroct to aeasly all the leading points la i'ae fi?*at Wr-t. The dlakiace from Waslila^-tcn to ClncLtaatl Is bat MB miles, being about 136 at'les shorter than by any other route! FARE, HY THROW flH TICKET, FROM WAlSHINf TON To Wheeling, *S> Colum bus, 813 65; Dayton, 815 56; Cincinnati, $15 60j Louisville, ny railroad. Sic) 96. by steamer from

Cincinnati, 818 60; Indian a tolls, ?17 56; Cleve land. SUM; Toledo, *15 &?; Detroit, 815 20: Chicago. 65 and 11? 50: St. Loo's, 822 50 aed 9'i5: Memphis. 81-*; New Orleaas. 831: etc. ftr FOK FREDERICK AND HARt'ERS FK^RY.MARTINSIIURG, CUMBERLAND, BERKLEY SPlUNdS, HEJ'FORD SPRINGS, FIEDMONT,OAKLAND,end FAIKMOUNT, MunrngTa ~viy i'tve Washington at 8 a. an. o: 4U p. i*. l>r the mi>?r?r vr*y rta tiers betwrea UaltiJtrrt ?;dTVheslln*,tale Sa n. train fioa Washing *.??. fiJ-i cr tralin :? and fren Baltimore, Anxpcils, eto , ??? special sivj/tlrsnca't. t^fTor fuuher '."ifo/aTkro*** Tiakrta, fce.tppW t!? THOMAS *. 1'ARflORS, Agent, at Wa?Mar:e* Wil S. WOODSIDE, *g?atar of Transpcrtatlsa, B&ltlmere and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore. march 1?tf QRANGX ft ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. f>S xm 6*r @ Great Southern Mail Line! ?r T W I C K DAILY (SUNDAY NIGHTS EXCEPTED) Between Washington City and the South! VIA: ALEXANDRIA. GORDONSVILLE, AND RICHMOND. Leave Washington at 6 am. and 7p.m. Fare from Washington to Richmond.......85 50 OMNIBUSES and BAGGAGE WAGONS will b<> at the Washington Railroad Depot to con voy PASSENGERS and BAGGAGE, Frtt of Charge, to STEAMER GEORGE ^ ft PAG E, for ALEX A N DR1 A. a dis- ^^9Bb tance ofs'x nillcf, allowing ample time for Meals. Tickets procured on the boat. Expedition and Comfort are secured by this Route. asltlsacoKTiNTiors liukof viasrcLAss railroad fro* ALEXANDRIA TO RICH MOND. THROUGH PASSENGERS and BAGGAGE ccrrled without cost to the Depot of the Petersburg RaiL-cad. Information of Rout* and Lost Baggago ob [ talned of JAMES A. EVA5.S, j febll Agent, Alexandria, Va. THE KEW YGKX A^D LIVERPOOL UNITED STATES "I'fcjEgg.M A 1 L STEAMERS. T^HE SHIPS COMPRISING THIS LINE . are the ATLANTIC Capt. West: PACIFIC Capt. Nye BALTIC Capt. Comatock. ADRIATIC Those shi ps have been built by contract expressly for Government servica. Every care has been taken In their construction?as In the engines?to Insure strength and speed; and their accommo dations for pasHengers arc unequaled for elegance and comfort. DATS OF FAILING . From New York. From Liverpool. 185C. 1B56. Saturday Jan. 5 Wednesday.... J an. Saturday Jan 13 Wednesday....Feb. ft Saturday Feb. 2 Wednesday....Feb. SO Saturday Feb. 16 Wednesday....Mar. 5 Saturday Mar. 1 Wednesday....Mar. 19 Saturday Mar. 15 Wodnesday....Apr. 2 Saturday Mar.29 Wedneoday....Apr. 1C Saturday Apr. 12 Wednesday....Apr. 30 Saturday ..Apr. 26 Wednesday... .May 14 Saturday May 10 Wednesday....May 28 Saturday May 24 Wednesday....June 11 raicB of PASsAen. Prom New York to Liverpool, first cabin... .8130 ?? <? " second cabin. 75 Exclusive use of extra size state rooms 325 From Liverpool to New York....30 A 20 guineas No berth can be secured until paid for. An expe/iencedtSuryijon attached to each sblp. Shippers please take not ce that the ships of ti?is line cannot cc?ry any goods contraband of war. All letters must [was through the?{>oit odice? any other will be returned. The owners of tbese ships will not be account able for gold, silver, bullion, specie,Jewelry, pre cious stones, or inetals, unless bills of lading are signed therefor, and the value thereof therein ex pressed. For freight or passage apply to EDWARD K. c6lLINS ft CO., 56 Wall street, New York. BROWN, SHIPLEY ft CO.. Liverpool. STEPHEN KENNARD ft CO., 27 Austin FrlarJ, London B. G. WAIN WRIGHT ft CO., Paris. GEORGE H. DRAPER, Havre. Notice ?The day of departure of this line from New York, for i?56, wifl be Saturday, com mencing January 5, and every alternate Saturday; from Liverpool, Wednesday, commencing Janu ary 53, and every alternate Wednesday. Jan 30-y WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. tiHANUE OF HOURS.?On and after Moa ' day, the 23d Instant, the Trains will Leave Washington at 6 and &K a. m., and 3 and P m. <>n Sar >nday at 4X p ? Leave Baltimore at 4fc and ig a. m , and 3 and 1 OnSji laday at4if a. m. ap*l?u T. H. PARSONS, Agent. OIUESr OF LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, with references to the acts re pen led, supplied, or modified, and notes, of the decisions and dicta of the Snpremo Court of the Uni.tn upon their construction; by Jas. Dunlop of th^ l'r?nsylvan!a Har; one volume of 1,647 pages, 1656, priee 87.60. 'merM-ir FRAN fit TAYLOR, TO ALL THAT VALV1 TZXI1 SIGHT. "ISHES to call the attention to an that tufcf W' with defect]tp sight, canted by age. tick* and particularly from glsate* IntudlclooMv selected, to hit superior sPECTACLKS and GLASsks carefully pound by himself to a true apherlcal accuracy, and brUllaat transparency, tultod precisely and beneficially to the wearer ac cording to the concavity or convexity of the eye. Very numerous are the Ui effects caused to the precious organ of tight from th? commencement of using glasses In not being precisely suited, bv the use of an Offmtttr; and the practice of man v > measure the foral disease cff years, enables him tt? measure the focal < the eyes, and tuch glasses that are absolutely re Slred will be furnished with precision and tails* tlon. J. T. acknowledges the very liberal encourage ment already obtained, and further solicit* the pa tronage of tnose that have not yet availed them* selves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by tend ing the glasses In use, and stating how many Inches they can read this print with their specta cles, can be supplied with tuch that will improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to be seen; and refer ences given to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his oAee No 511 Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows' Hall, up stain. NoxroLi, September7,18M. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit very well, and seem to have improved my sight more than aay ether 1 have lately tried L17T. W. TAZEWELL. j I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained trcm Mr. Tobias, and tad them of great assistance ts Sf sight, and corresponding with hit descrlptlci the focat. 1 recommend him as a skillful ^r:i HENRY A. WISE. Mr. J. Tama : Sir?The pslrol Spectacles yea furnished me yesterday are particularly catis'as tory to me. Tney are very dcciAcdly the beat I possess, and I am the ewaer of eight or nine pair, carefully selected la different place* and from ?p ticlaas recommended to me on account of theu Erofeeslonal standing In England, France and th? nltod States. 1 have been also pleated with your remarks and directions on the treatment el the eyes, for the purpose cf preserving and lmprev* lag tnc sight. Respectfully, yours. CHAS CALDWKLfc, PitfetenrofM G., Louisville, If. LTTtCHltae, Nov. It, 1944. Mr. Joaa Tobias having furnished me with ? lasses, by which I have been greatly aided (my vision having suffered greatly from reading at night in my earlier life) it xfforas roc the-highest pleasure to say that I consider Lltn a sklflf.ri prac tical optician, and well prepared to aid those whs liay need his profefplonal services. \\M B. ROVZIB, Eider of Methodist Confer east. WiL*t*STOH. N. C., Jaa 2T, 1954. Mr J Tobias: Dear Sir?1 am happy to eay tk%t the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequal ity in the visual range of my eyei, I hive hereto fore found great dlaculty In yt-U'.ng glasses of the proper focal distance. It afford* me pleasure t? state that, by the aid of your optometer, this dlffi ?ulty has Wen happllv obviated to that theglasses you furnished me are decidedly the beat adapted | te sav eves aay 1 have ever yet uaed. Vary reepeotfully , yourt, K U. DRAKE, Rector of St. Jamet' Parish Department of I nterior, May 7,1858. From natural defects and the uaequal range of ly eyes, 1 have been compelled to use glasses for several year*. I have tried different optician* without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my ?yes. Four months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, which 1 have found to terre me perfectly. By the use of his optometer ke is enabled to adapt Glasses mlnutedy to the eye. 1 most cheerfutly recommend Mr. Tobias to aJi having occasion to useglag.?cs. and bear my testl loay rs to his t>klll as an optician. HENRY E. BALDWIN, Assist. Bea'y to sign Land Warrants trii-u PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE on THl PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF MARRIAGE, BY M. B. LA CROII, M. D ?, ALBANY, N. Y., I 360 Fagt i atid 130 Fxnt, Plain, and C tier id Lith ograph* and Plaits. PftlCI OIILT TWXMTT-FlVl CSTtTI. Sect Free of Po&tage to all parts of the Union. HEAPEST BOOK EVER PUBLISHED? ' and containing nearly double the quantity of read ing matter in that of the FIFTY CIS NT OR DOL L\R PUBLICATIONS It treats on the I'H YSltM, OUY OF MARRIAGE, and the Secret Infirmities and Disorder of Youth and Maturity, resulting from ex cesses, which destroy the physical and mental pow ers, with Observations on Marriage, its duties and disqualification!!, and thslr remedies: with Lithographs, illustrating the Anatomvand Physiology, and Disease?of the Re productive Organs of both sexes, their structure, uses, and functions. A popular and comprehen sive Treatise on the Duties and Causaltles of sin gle and married life?happv and fruitful alliances, mode of securing them?infelicitous and infertile ones?their obvlatlon and removal ?Important hints to those contemplating matrimony, that will overcome objections to it; none, however, should take this Important step without first consulting its pages?commentaries on tb? disease*and medical treatment of females from infancy to eld age. each case graphically illustrated Ly beautiful llthogra Ehlc plates?nervous debility, Its cause* and sure, y a process at once so simple, safe, and effectual that failure is impossible?rules fur daily manage ment?an essay on Spermatorrhea, with practical obeefvatlons on the safer and more tucMNful mode of treatment?precautionary hints on the evils re sulting from emnlrlcal practice?an essay on all diseases arising from indiscretion, with plain and simple rules by which all persons can cure them selves without mercury ?remedies for those self lnfiit ted miseries and disappointed hopes so un forttma'cly prevalent in the young. It is a truth ful adviser to the married and those contemplating marriage; Its porusal is particularly recommend ed to persons entertaining secret doubts of their Physical condition, and wno are contclout of hav ing hazarded the health, happiness, and privilege* to which every human l>elng is entitled. Price TWENTY-FIVE CENTS per copy, or Five Copies for One Dollar. Mailed, free of post age. to all parts of the United States N. B.?'I hose who prefer may consult Dr. LA CROIX upon any of tnc diseases upon which this book treats, either personally or by mail. Medi cine sera to any part af the Union according to di rections, safely packed and carefully secured from all observation. Address Dr.M .B LA CROIX, No 31 Maid** Lane, or Post OCceBoxSTD Albany, N. Y. Iu7" OSce open dally, from fi a m to 9 p m and cn Sunday from 3 untlf sp. m. [FT Office REMOVED from No. 56 Beaver st. to 31 Maidtn Latu, A.'iaujr, Kiw York. dec W?ly TYLER'S COMPOUND STKUP oFttlM ARABIC AS A REMEDY FOR COSOHS. COLDS HOARSENESS, ASTHMA, WHOOPING COUGH,CROUP. Ao., possesses the greatefctad vantage, with the least objections of any other In uae, having been extensively used the last twenty yean with unpaialleled success, not trumpeted te ?he world as a specific or cure all, but racom mended as a valuable and scientific auxiliary in pvt.mora.it cash, ready at hand, and one that has been generally found to afford relief where most otheia hav6 been tried without material ben efit. As such It Is recogr.l7ed by numbers of our leading physicians, vvSv k-ow Its composition, and have been eye witnesses of its uperlor effl' cacy, as well as by thousands of our most respec table citizens, wno all endorse Its ci^im to beinr safe, palatable, economical and efficacious. Price ?<ii cents, or three bottles In one 'At cents. Wholesale Agents, PATTERSON A NAIRN, and STOTT A CO , Penna. avenue: PX.EL 6 STEVENS, Alexandria; CISSEL, Georgetown Retailed by Druggists generally. Also. TYLER'S GUM ARABIC COUGH CANDY DROPS, the same composition In lozenge form, 12x cents a box jy6?ly COUGHS. COLDS, HOARSENESS, fcf, PERSONS predlspo?ed to Pulmonary Affcc lions find tilt the xnjst trying season, owing to the sudden changes In temperature; yet by a little care, adopting wurm clothing and supply ing themselves with a good prescription or cougk remedy they may easily ward cff what may efst Erove a dangerous winter companion TV ER'S COMPOUND GUM ARABIC SYRUP has been so long knov-nand highly appreciated at one of our most Innocent, yet t-Ocacfuus, plea sant, and (since the reduction in price,) economi cal remedies, that It may be recommended and used with the utmost confidence. It is sold at 28 cents, or three bottles In one, 30 cents. Wholesale by PATTERSON A NAIRN and STOTT A CO.; and retail by nt"st Druggists. In Alexan dria by PEEL A STEVENS; Georgetown by Mr. CI8SV.L1.. jyG_ly WATCH REPAIRING * ENGRAVINC*. WATCHES, CHRONOMETERS, AND Pocket Timekeepers of efsry dstcrlption skillfully repaired by competent wcrkmen. A'so Engraviag ofevr ry description, Including arms, crests, mottoes and initials on stoue. Particular attention paid to Card Engraving and Printing. M. W. GALT A BRO , Jewelers, mar iM 3*4 Pa. av. bet. D.h and 10th sts. B 1KU CAGKIt Bird Seed, Flth Bone, ke., at the Uous^eeper^E urqlshj?g Store, 490 Carter1* Spanish lflxtrxr* THE GREAT PURIFIER OFTHE BLOOD? Best Aiterativ* * ?*??:: ? or a rtifiai ov nirrif m it?;? Aji Infallible raMlv for AeMtbls. lin?'a Rni R heumatism. Obstinate Cutaneous Kn:pt1on? Pimple* or Postules on the Pm. BUtrh?? Bolls, Agoe and Prwr, Chroate Bora Km - ,-n- 4i ? -M mm?. a m ? ? _ Ringworm or Scald HeaML Eaiarc*. "* e Boom ud Jolata, &!, t ud pala ot (he Rheum. Stubborn Ulcers, Syphilitic Diaordm and all dlmm arising from an injadlclous ua or Mercury, Imprudence In Life, or Imporltv of the Blood. T^HIS great remedy, which haa become ao ran. 1 idJr and ao Justly celebrated for iU aximr..,? . nary ettcaey In relieving and curing maay of ths moat obstinate and terrible forma of dlasam with which mankind la afllcted, la now offered to tbe public, with theconfident assurancethat no Mia. icat t> :scoviar ever made haa been ao etniaenu* ?uocessfnl ineurtngScaorvLADieiAsta or *?? Blood,aa CARTER'S SPANISH MIX. TURK. The proprletora are receiving by every mail ?o?t latter:ng and astonishing detail* of err** made In all pans of the country, and la mo*: where the skill of the beat Physicians had been rled In vain. It* power over the Blood la truly remarkable and aQ diseases arising from impurity of tbe great Sbat or Lavs have been relieved and cured with out a singie failure, out at the thousands who have used it. Carter's Spanish Mixture contains no Mercury, Opium, Arsenic, or any dangerous drugs, out la composed of Roots and Herb*, coir Dined with other ingredients of known virtue, ar.d may be ?*1ven to the youngest infant or most d> - bllltatcd invalid, without the least poaalbie heal, tatloa. W? have only room for abort extracta from th? volumes of testimony In our possession and all from gentlemen of the highest reepectablltty, we 1 known In their various localities. Please read fo yourselves We take great Pleasure In calling the attention of our readers to tbe merits of Carter's Spanish Mixture aa a remedy for disease* of the blood It enjoys a reputation In this city unequalled by any other preparatlca ?Daily D\?f mttk, Kttkm?d. Tm. The Boa Joha M Botts of Va.,ssys hcconsil era It a matter of duty to add his testimony to the virtues of Carter's Spanish Mixture, rao* actval personal oaanavATion of Its remarkablecura live powers for the diseasee in which It la used We have txvn cured of a violent and prairactH Liver disease by Carter's Spanish Mixture. We know It to be all It profe**oe ? Editor BovtkiuU Dtmoertl, Pittrsimrg, Tm. We have found from personal trial, that Ccr (er'a Spahlsh Mixture la a truly valuable me4l. Blue?Ed. Tirgtnnts Indtptndtnt, Fl. ft RE AT CURE O P SC RO FULA ?A prc-s man In our employ was cured of Scrofula of a vir ulent character by'a few bottle* of Carer's ??'pai lsL Mixture, after everything eiae had failed Ota er cures which have come under our own obscrvs. tlod, proves to us fcnelnslvely, that Is really a val uable medicinal agent. We u*e gre-tt pleasure In calling the attention of the afllcted to its mer its ?Richmond Riftltemn. 8 TP HILlS.?\ have seen a number of eure? r.f Syphtlls perforata by Carter's Spanish Mixture I believe it to be a tcrfoct antidote for that honl bledisease E. BURTON, Com of Revenue fcr citv cf Klchmoti LITER DISEASE.?Samuel M Urlaker. of the firm of Drinker h Morris, Bork*cUers. R'.eh ?noad, Va . was emred ot Liver disease of ??rri years standi is by caly three bottlea of Carter's Spanish Mixture. OLD SORES. WLCERS AND OBST'\ATS ERUPTIONS ON THE SKIN ?See th*ci-e of Mr. Harwood, and others, detailed la our Al manac The number of such case* cured bv C?r ter'a Spanish Mixture, preclude* the pcss'.blilif of Inserting th*m In an advertisement. EFFECTS 0F MERC UR T.?See the care nf Mr. Elwore He was eaten up with Mercury and could obtain a? relief, until he tosh six bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, which perfectly rest.t?sI him to health and vigor. NEURALGIA ?Mr P. Boyden, formerly f the Astor House, N. Y.,brt more recently propri etor of the Exchange Hotel. Richmond, was cured of Neuralgia by Carter's Spanish Mixture Slnoa that time, ne says he bas seen It cure more than a hundred cases of the disease In whlcb It Is need. He never foil* to recommend It to the attlcted. RHEUMATISM ?Mr. John P. liarrlaoi, Druggist, of Marti nab ur?, Va., writes of the sin gular cure of a violent cao* of Rheumatism The patient could not vr-li. A few bottles entirely cured him SCROFULA ? Mr. Ke'iisoa also writ?* of ? great cure of Scrofula, In the person of a young lndy, (of three yetvra standing.) which all the doe tors could not rei.ch. Six bottles rr - le a cure of her. SYPHILIS ? Dr K T Hesdle. of Washing ten. D. C , who curod an obstinate case of Syphi lis by Carter's Spenl?h Mixture, says "it acts spe cially on the Bl*?d. Ltrer iud Skin and le prompt and e&clent In Its results." Dr John MInge, formerly of the City Hotel, Richmond, now of Alabama, says he haa ae?B Carter's Spanish Mixture administered In a num ber of cases with astonishingly good effect. He recommends it as ''the most eflclent alterative la SALT RHEUM AND SCROFULA ?Mr Jos. Robinson, of Wooetcr, Ohio, was cured of Scrofula and Salt Rht^m of three years stsndlr.t; by only three bottles of Carter'a Spanish Mixture WM. S BEERS 4 CO., Proprietors, No 304 Broadway, New York. IET Price tl per bottle, or six bottles for S5. For sale by CHAS STOTT, Washlrgton. V. C., and Dnigglau generally oct 1?1v THE (KEATkST MEDICAL DISCOVERY OF THE AGE. Dr. KENNEDY, of Rexbary, Has discovered In one of onr con won rAtrvai wiiss a remedy that cures B/EKY KIND OF HUMOR; VKOK TBI W0BST SCBorTLA DOWH TO A COM moiv rixrL>. HE HAS TRIED IT IN OVFR ELEVEN hundred case*, and never failed except In two case*, (both thunder humor ) He has now In his possession ever two hundred certiicates of Its vli 1 tue, all within twenty miles of Boston. Two boutoe are warranted to cure r n;:rslrg sore mouth One to three bottles will cure the weeet hind of pimples on the face. Two to three bottles will clea; the sptem of biles. Two bottles are warranted to eurr the wo?s canker in the mouth and stomach. Three to five bottles are warranted le eure tie worst case of Erysipelas. One to two bottles are warranted to cere all humcr tnthe eve* Two bottles are warranted to cure rannlng of the ears and blotches among the hair. Four to six bottles are warranted to ears corrupt and running ulcers One bottle will cure scaly eruption of the skin. Two to three bottles are warranted to cure tt? Worst case of ringworm Two to three bottles are warranted to core the Most desperate case of rheumatism. Three to four bottles are warranted le cor? the salt rheum. Five to eight hottlss will crre the worvt eeses at sarofula. A benefit Is always Tperlenced from the Srst bottle, and a perfect cure Is warranted when the a\>ove quantify U taken. Reader, I peddled over a thousand bottles of this In the vicinity of Boston. I know the effect of It In every oase So nre as water will extin guish fire, so sure will this cure humor. I ce?er sold a bcttle of It but that sold another; aftsr ? trial It always speaks for itself There are two things about this herb that appears to me surpris ing ; first that it rrews In our pastures. In some Cces quite plentiful, and yet lie VAlue has never n known until 1 discovered It In 1*46?secoad, that it should cure all kinds of hemor la order to give some idea of the sT:ddei rise lad great popularity of the discovery, I will rate that In A^rll, 1BS3, 1 peddlod It, nni soil sbooit bottles per dzy?lri April, 1S54,1 sold over l.WJl bottles per day of It. Seme of the wholesale DruggUts who haTel^x la business twenty and thirty years, v.y that no thing in the annals of patent rr.ed^ire* was tm* like it. There Is a universal praise of It fTcm all quarters. In my own practice 1 always kept It strtctle fo' humors?but since Its Introduction as a general family medicine, great and wonderful vlitues have been found In It that I never suepected Several ease* of epileptic fits?a dl:-r*Ke which was always considered Incurable, have beer cured by a few oottles O, what a mcrcy If It will prove effectual In all case* of thnt awful malady?it"** ars but few who have seen more of It than 1 ha?? I know of several casce of Dropsy, all of the? Sed people cured by It For the vurlou* d'seases the Liver, Sick Headache Dyspepsia, A?th?s, Fever and Ague, Pain In the Side. Diseases of tae Spine, and particularly in diseases of the Mo neys, *c., the discovery has done more good thas any medicine ever known No change of diet ever necessxry?eat the be?? you can get and enough of it. Direction* for Us*?Adults one table spoonful Ct day?Children over ten years dessert spooa I?Children from five to eight vr*r?, tea spoon ful. As no directions can be a pplicable to all coa stltutlona. take sufficient to operate on the bowels twloe a day. MATIVyACTDRBD BT DONALD KENNEDY. No. VJU nrtrt. Rorbmrjr, M*"? Pant, Oxi Dollas. ? w Wholesale Agents -Ntw York City, C- *? CLICKNKK, 81 Barclay suoet: C. H 1? Broadway; A B ft D ?iANDJ*, 1?> K"'1"* street. Philadelphia, T. W. DYOlT A Baltimore, BROWN A BROTH UR, CA> * HATCH. Alexandria. PEEL A STEVENS. At Retail by all respectdble Druggist* l*~ United Slates and Brltlah Proviaoes, aud also ?f the Diagatsts at W? City. rnctm-lf