Newspaper of Evening Star, April 9, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 9, 1856 Page 1
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TH K EVENING STAR, fTBLWHID ITER? AFTERNOOII, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) 41 tk* Star HmHitmfj, torntr ?/ P ??<*?? **4 Kltrtntk Urni, By W. D. W AIL Af H, ?rtu be *>r?ed to sabecribers by carriers at SIX 4>0 A ?(UAK1RR CKMT3, parable weekly lo the Agents; pa pen served 4a package at 37# into pet month. To mall suttoortbers the sab rriptlon price If TH R EE DOLLARS AND FIF f Y CRNT3 tyeart* ad?a?ti,TWO DOLLARS for six nnwths, and ONE DOLLAR for three ?ooUu ; for leu than three months at the rate of 1 *% e?ta a week. l?T SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. ViJ. WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 1856. NO. 989. THE WEEKLY STAB. ?* ?' Thla excelleat Family and WrwJwmi coa it Mag* greater variety of tateveetlaff readlaj? thaa eaa he foand la uy other?'.* pobnsbed mi Satur day moralag _ . >nn. Single eepy, peranum fl ? t? eivie Fleeeeptee 14 r* Tea eoplee - ityi ?<?w??w,,?imi mmi ? ?? ???????????????????#*?#??? 15 tie CT Case, huiuili m anranen. Single eoplee (In wrappers) eaa he proce ed at the counter, immediately after the laaur of th paper. Price?Tnnnn Cbhts. Post mas tb at who act as agents will oe allows a commission of twenty pereeat. AJITHO.IY ULCHLY, UNDERTAKER, Shop and Residence It. 303 Penn. arnnci, oath side, bftwera 9th a ad loth stsM Having provided himself with ?a ELEGANT HEARSE, and all iMCMur; conveniences fori properly conduct ng hi* businc would respectfully Inform the public that he 1* folly prepared to All all order* entrusted to him, at the shortes. notice, and In the best manner. A large supply of READY-MADE COFFINS of all sizes, alwavs on hand, which will be fur nished on the most reasonable term*. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N. S.?Resld ng on (be premises, orders will be promptly attended to at all hours. lab 7-iy ? _ I LAC KIM I Til I NO fc BOILER MAKING. The undersigned takes this method of Informing his fi lends and the pub lic that he has commenced the above named business, In all Its various branches, at the corner of Ninth street and Virginia avenue, (Island,) aljolning the machine shop of Hall A Co., where, by strlst attention to business, he hopes to receive a share of public patronage All orders addressed as above will receive prompt attention, trr Repairing dene at the shortest notice. SMITH PETTIT. F ormerly Superintendent of Boiler Department of the Eagle iron Works of Wm M. Kill* A Bro. mar 15?lm* NOW THE SNOW IS THAWING'. THb LAKBS ARE OVERFLOWING with Bouquets of Resl and Artlhclal FLOWERS. with PERFUMERY. FANCY GOODS, MUSICAL BOXES, CLOCKS, STA TIONERY, Ac., Ac. OPERA GLASSES for sale or rent. At THE LAKES, mar i Sol Pa. av., near Adam's Express. JONAS P. LEVY, IMPORTER ano CliLIt IV WIHX3, LIQUORS, CIGARS, AHD JIM GROCERIES, SaQMalCommisaion * Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKER, No. 474 Pa. av., two doors below U. 8. Hotel, Washington Citt. D. C. N. B.?Country Merchants are requested te give aae a call before purchasing elsewhere ec 2-lv CHOICE FRUIT TREES FOR SALE. APPLE TREES, OF EXTRA growth And well assorted 10,000 $,0j0 PEACH TREES, forming a com-' plete assortment and well grown ? A few very choice Dwarf PEAR TREES, of extra sixe. The above ccmprislng a very choice assortment of Tree* were raised bv the late John H. King, they will be guarantee*! to b: what they are rep roncq t&d Apply to W. Albert King, No. 35 south High street, Georgetown, D. C , or at Valley View Farm, one mile northwest of Georgetown. Qatalogues furnished on application E. J. KING. Also, for sale, a few thousand very choice ROSE** Apply as above. E. J. K. mar 11?tf CltACNCEY WARRINER, WATCHMAKER AXD JEWELER, AND DEALER IN FINE WATCHES JEW ELRV and SILVERWARE, would respect fully solicit the attention of those who desire a good article, to his choice variety cf London, Ge neva and Copenhagen W ATCHES, selected with the view of time-keeping and durable qualities, for Which a suitable guarantee will be nirnlshea those who purchase. GOLD SEALS, FOB and VEST 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 paired Also, JEWELRY. Ac. No. 979 Pa. avenue, between 6th and7th streets, Brown'* Hotel Building, sign of the GOLDEN WATCH, Jan 28?3m Washington, D C. French novels and romances; Just imported, la variety, from Paris by the undersigned, Including the best of Victor Hugp, Dumas. Sue, and other writers of note, at prices ranging from ten and fifteen cents upward*, many of tne:n with numerous illustrations. Also, a few of the mode n French Drain a, by Scribe, Balzac, and othsr*. ap I FRANCK TAYLOR. "THE MARRIAGE GUIDE." \f ARRl AGE GUIDE, OR NATURAL HIS i." tory of Generation, for the use of married persons and those about to marry, of both sexes j price. *1 ?'THE MALE GENERATIVE ORGANS," la health and nlseaae, from Infancy to old ape, with the treatment of all their derangements; for every man's own private use; with colored plates; pries. SI a Popular treatise on venereal Diseases; their curs and prevention; for private use; with colored plats*; p ice, SI. THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MID wifery and the Diseases of Pregnancy and Child blrtu. for every female'* own private use; price Si THE DISEASES OF WOMEN?THEIR Causes and Treatment Any of ths Books can be had of ths agent, ALEX ADAMSON, m?r ai-3m 7th street, oppotite Post Office. SCO IRS, TOBACCO AND SNUFF. HC Pl'RDY, IMPORTER OF SEGARS, ? TOBACCO, AND SNUFF, has Just re ceived a new invoice of GOODS of superior qual ity. Axso, dealer In Meerschaum and other PI PES, and other articles usually kent In a Fancy Segar Store. Consumer* are respectively Invited to give me a call. H.C. PURDY, Pennsylvania avenue, near 3d street, mar It?lm under Washington House. SINGER'S Improved Sewing Machines. Te which was granted ths highest Award si the Paris Kxliihittsn, thereby receiving the World's Verdicts! Saperisrity. THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA chlne has simplified them In miny respects, and they are capable of executing twice the amount of work they did formerly in any given time They are without question the only Machines ca pable of *ewing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for harness can be ?ewa bv any of these machines by a simple change of needle and thread in auch a manner that the closest scrutiny cinaot detect a fault. Manufacturers, planters and families will find them the only safe Machine* to purchase, as they are built strong and durable, and not likely to gst out of order We have machines with unages attached, for binding hats, rap fronts, gait rs, Ac. Silk, Thread, Cotton, Needles, Ac., constantly on hand, at the lowetf rates. Persons desirous of information regarding Sew ing Machines will pkuse address 1. M SINGER A CO., 106 Baltimore 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 michlne* under the pretext of being cheap, wtll find this a benefit Indeed mar 10?tf LADIES, PLEASE READ! JUST ARRIVED FROM KINGSTON, JA maiea, W. 1., and in store for sals by the sub scriber : X dux PRUNE CORDIAL, particularly for ladles' use. Also, for gentleiqan, a few dozen of PRUNE DR A\l, bo much eTteemei 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, 474, Pennsylvania avenue. Wines, Liquors, Began, aad fine Groceries, mar 7?tf BOYS' JACKETS, BOIS' PANTS, BOYS' VESTS, BOYS'SHIRTS, BOYS' COATS, BOYS'SACKS, BOYS'DRAWERS, BOYS' UNDERSHIRTS BOYS'CAPS, BOYS'SUSPENDERS, o COl.LARS, BOYS'CRAVATS, u S*tl>e l*rge?t and finest assortment of Boys' A L) i -MADE GAR M EN TS, suitable for dress *nd school wear, to l?e foii>d this side of New Vork. to walch we particularly invite tQe atten tion of Parents and Guardians, assuring them that goods will be offered at the low st price* WALL A STEPHENS, - "Wa Pa. av., between ?th and loth sta. mar tti next t? Loa Hall. L'LLIVS STORE 1s 306 Fen*sr^nia AJ avenue, ami Tenth street. mar 8 OFFICIAL* W TiBAgrar Dipartmbnt, Dec 1,1856. Notice 1* hereby given to holder* of stocks of the United States that this Department will pur chase to the amount of 11,500 000 of said stocks at any time when the same may he offered prior to the 1st day of June next, and will pay therefor the following prices, to wit s For stock of the loan of 1842, a premium of ten per cent.; for stock of the loans of 1847 and 1648, a premium of sixteen per cent.; for stock issued under the act of 1850, commonly called Texas-in demnity stock, a premium of six per cent.; and for stock of the loan of 184*5, redeemable on the iSth November, 1345, if received at the Treasury ptior to the 1st day of January neat, a premium ?f pee cent.; if received between the 1st Jan uary and the 31st of. March next, a premium of t per cent; and if received after the -list of March and prior to said 1st of J one next, a premium of 1* per cent. Interest will also be allowed on said at the rates specified In the certificates, from the 1st July last, if assigned with the principal of the certificates reoeived prior to the 1st of January next. After that date the interest will be allowed in addition to the premium from 1st of January to the date ef 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 notice 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 mgdeby drafts upon theasslstant treasurers at Boston,New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIg, dec 3 dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. for sale. 25,000 Extra Fine R?i?, Frait Trees. Or namental Shrubs, Climbing Plants, Ac. 1 SA,kE R*CEIVED, PROM PARIS, 12,000 * of the mostrew and celebrated EVER-*? BI.OOMING ROSES known In Europe, comprising Bourbons, Hybride, perpetual' Noisette, Tea Mo?s, Monthly Moss, Striped Piov P^nto, the oe?t collection in America. ^ ALSO? ?ollectlon PEARS, on Pear and ^ jince Stocks some of large size and fine form. APPLES. PEACHES, APRICOT4* cherries, GRiPB VIN^8 , and Ornt' m.n'.l SHROBS, EVERGREEN!*, CLIMB Slants, double dahlias, par ^* J^ANTB, Ac. All warranted true to name ?nd of first quality. ALSO? the c^brattd new CHINESE POTATO, (Dy score a Batatas,) the most valu able acquisition of this cectury. I Invite the attention of all lovers ef good fruits and admirers of good roses to this collection , . A. JARDIN, r lorist and Nurseryman, Connecticut avenue, corse.- of M street, two squares from Lafayette Skluare _ ap 3?2w ORKED COLLARS AND SLEEVES , ,, *n ??ts?Just opened from the importer a fuli assortment of? ' Collars and Sle?ves in sets Cambric and Muslin Collars at very low prices Also, White Cambrics Plain and Figured Swiss Muslins Plaid Cambrics and White Brilliants at 1?K cU per yard W 1th many other Goods very cheap. ? ? , ? WM R. RlLEY, ap 2-lm Cor. 8th st , opp Centre Market. ? 3 J!,?t,ce to the ladies. OOPXXING OF SPR1 NO MILLINERY. ^ THURSDAY NEXT, APRIL 3, MRS ,PI"^AM ^ DATOHTER will open ^ ai Wo. *77 Pennsylvania avenue, the largest and bands niiest assortment of SPRfNGyflW 2 JlJ^r5.Tfc*1Ier }*tZn of/erM> consisting # , o 1Lac<> Crape, and Straw Hats of the latest Parisian style Also, RISbon Flow er*, Rusehes, Blonde, Caps, and Flutes, Ac. 7*1 ? w.? W5,C?r we lnv"# the ?ttention of the Ladles of Washington and vicinity, and most respectfully solicit them to give us a call as we are determined not to be excelled bv any other hou?e In the city, having made ar SKE? y^c.THn."y*op,>lle<l "i,hFn""* m ^"?PIBRAM A DAUGHTER. "?if* *V' 2tW" 10th aad 1Uh ,ta mar ji?<iw J COFFIN WAREROOH, *e. WILLIAM PLANT A CO., BUDKIwa ? K-^KS?residence 418 Seventh ?treet, between O and H street* L TT Intencents procured In any ground w cemetery Coffins, Cape, Shrouds, Carriage*, Heme, and every article for interment? oi the best quality furr'shed at short notice, on the nost reasonable terms, and at ail honrs cf the c g. .JflaTln8L lh? exclusive right of Crump'i Pa^nt Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the lead *cr any Imgth of time. jy n_iy J. CONNELLY, Undertaker. iVo 4-J3 Seventh street, vest s det tet. G and H WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the citizens of \\ ashlngton and ?he adjoining counties tnat he is| prtfared to attend to all orders at ihe shortest notice and on the most liberal terms, nV n *pa.r* no P?1"8 to 8,ve entire saUsfactlon He K,larantees to preserve the time warmest weather for any length of ...A}"*? ?uPPly of ready made COFFINS of all sizes and qqalltles, always on hand. 'i^r?a5?f' Hearses, *nd every other article furnished of the b^at quality. tollc'ted* ?f thC public Patronag? 1" respectfully PORSALE OR EXCHANGE.?SEVERAL pn^TD00?1**6 rosewood PlANO-^f^ta FORTE, elegantly finished, will beR^^TI sold lew for cash or good paper, or will b*? ex changed for building material and work. These instruments may be seen at my Saloon, ami any person disposed to purchase or trade will please make early application. v m?ra6 LEWIS CARUSI. ONLY 12k CENTS. OUCKLEY'S CELEBRATED SONG BOOK MJ for the parlor, containing a collection of new and popular Songs, as sung by Buckley's New Orleans Serenade? at their opera house, Bioad ? N ew \ ork. For sale by the agent, ALEX ADAM80N, mar 22-3m 7th street, opposite Post Otflce. Aand every bo dV~rln lo EL.LIS'S to buy all you want. He has 18 ?eillng out at a sacrllce to change his business. mar 20 A^D jew ELK Y 25 per ?Iw ?. ,Ch*P*r than can be boughtelsewhere In Wash ington, at J. ROBINSON'S nrnai-im M9 ?*. Hn,.i A f'US A.NO FUTATORS. x*. loo bbls.prime Boston APPi,fs Forwdi byPrlme Mercar POTATOES mar35 HARTLEY A BROTHER, Georgetown. Yankee Notions, for April, Uwc. ' Harpers' Story Hook, rfo. {?, (lilfred.) 25c Ballon s Magazine, fjr April. 10c. Also, a good as?ortmuient of Faber'e PrnAJi. Giilotte's Pens, and Mayaard's 4 Noyes Ink ' Forsaleby E. K LUNDY. _ILaf tr No. 128 Bridge st., Georgetown. L. J. M1DDLETON, dealeb in ice, OJlet and Depot?Southwest corner of F and Twelfth streets. feb 27-tf M*. W. MENKY PALMER'| _ ^ PIANO FORTE CLASSES, Five Dollars Per quarter. Apply at GEORGE HILBUS'S Music Depot, Pen-sytvanla avenue. mar 14-tf f LOCKS?CLOCKS?CLOCES.?A GREAT ^ vailety of CLOCKS, all warranted toan keep good time one year, at L>1] J ROBINSON'S, fii] 349 Peonaylvanla avenue, SI mar 31?lm op poet te Browns' Hot?l, o refrigerators F THE MOST APPROVED KIND, JUST received at the Hoube Furnishing Store of the nbfcrjber. Also", a large supply of n^ FURNITURE made to order, and will be sold very low for euh or approved paper. N M McGREGOR. mar 31?e<6w No. 530. 7th street CASH PAID FOR FURNITURE. PERSON? DECLINING HOUSEKEEPING or having a surplus of Household Effects on hand, will find us prepared at all times to pur chase their entire stock, or such articles as they may wish to dispose of. Call and see BONTZ A COOMBS. | No. 969 Seventh st , bet. I and K. feb 19-eod MORE RICH DRBSS GOODS. WE ARE NOW RECEIVING VERY many Rich and beautiful Barege Robes Plain and striped Spring Silks and Robe Silks Lawn Robes, Organdie Muslins and French Lawns French Jaconets. White and Cot'd Brilliants Plaid Muslins, Plain and Plail Cambric* With a full stock of all kinds of Mourning Goods MANTILLAS, SHAWLS AND SCARFS. We are now opening our Spring styles In Silk Mantillas, Bbawls and Scarfs, all the newest de s'gm and novelties of the season. ALSO, JWST OPBJIRD? 200 new style Paraso s in all colors 150 Misses and Children's Parasols at very low pricea, in all cc lor* To which, with many other new Goods, we in vito purchasers generally to call and examine for themselves. I FT* We must request again the settlement of all bills as endorsed, without further delay. COLLEY A SEARS, 523 Seventh street, 3 doors norih Pa. a*e. ap 4?eo2w sand FOR sale. The subscriber has on hand and will continue to have e good supply of sand suitable for Brick Work and P ast-ri'ng, which he will sell cheap for CASH ONLY. TBOMAS H WORTHINGTON, Corn-rC and 14th streets, near the Canal, ap 2 eoGt T. N. K1DWELL, DEALER IN ICE. CkRDERS LEFT AT THE FOLLOWING " places wlU be promptly attended to : KIdwell A Laurence, corner Pa. ave. and 14th street. G. F. Kldwell A Co., 14th etreet, opp. Frank lin, Engine House. J. B. Moore, Druggist, Pa. avenue, fcetw. 19:h and 20th streets. Geo. Seltze, New York avenue, between 10th and 11th streets R. C. Dyson A Co , Druggists, corner of 9th and I streets. Robert A Payne, Druggist, corner <th st and Mass. avenue. ap3?2aw6w MASTIC WORK, PLAIN f ORNAMENTAL PLASTERER, N?. 426 K Street aoith. THE UNDERSIGNED (LATE OF THE firm of Noonan A Tlerney) respectfully in forms Owners, Builders, Architects, and others, that he is prepared to attend to orders for Plain and Ornamental PLASTEKIXG and MASTIC WORK with promptness, and in his usual satis factory stvle. Orders to the above address p nctu ally attended to. [mar20-eolm*] JOHN TIERNEY. NOTICE. The subscriber begs leave to call the attention of the public to his, stock of GLASS AND QUEENS WARE,] before purchasing elsewhere, as by so doing' they will savp from 15 to 25 per cent ____ Toilet and Dinner Sets lower than the lowest at JOHN McDEVlTT'S, 309 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, mar 21?eolm MEDICAL, CARD Doctor stanistas hernisz, reg ular Practitioner of Homaopathy Office, 211 corner F and Fourteenth stre&ts. Consulta tions from 10 a. m , to 3 p. m. Doctor Stanislas Hernisz, having returned from Europe with improved health, will attend to the prac'.lceof his profession. Le Docteur parle Francals. Dcr Doctor sprlcht Deutsch. El Doctor habla Escanol i fc.se U Dottore parla It&liano. mar 7?3m* AGENCY OF THE Keystone Insurance Co. of Philadelphia. Capital $300,000! Annual report for the year ending January 1, 1856. Assets of tne Company, consisting of Bonds and Mortgages on unencumbered r<ales tate 8110.6^4 00 Stocxs of other Corporations, worth par 25,620 00 Cash on hand 31,956 30 Bills receivable, consisting of Marine notes and short loans $36 943 70 Stock notes 811.366 00 51,339 70 9219,420 110 Whole receipts for premiums during the year 8112,812 06 Paid for losses and expenses during the year 71,133 04 P M MORIARTY, President. J. MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. Risks changed from other companies U this No charge for policy fee. Enaulre 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. feb 7?3in DAVID MYERLE, Agent. SPRING GOODS. JOHN H. SMOOT, No 119 South sl-le Bridge street, near High, Georgetown. D. C . has re ceived his First Instalinentof SPRING GOODS, sul ed to th? early demand. Plain cols all wool Mous de Lalnes, Plain Ulack Silks, all grades, Plain French Proeolesor Cambrics, White and colored figured Biilllantes, 100 pieces English and American Calicoes, 20 pieces Mauchester and Domestic Ginghams, 25 pieces White Cambrics and Jaconets, 50 pieces Checked and Plain Muslins, 25 pieces Richardson and Barklle's Irish Linens, 300 pieces soft-finished Shirting Cotton, 12^c. New York, Bates and Wamasutta Mills do., Heavy bleached and brown Sheeting Cottons, Towelin?, Table Damasks, and Napkins, Ladl s and Gents Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs, Heavy Osnaburg Prints and S rlped Osnaburgs, Mixed Denims and twilled and plain do. Also, Whalebone and Manilla Corded Skirts, White and slate colored do.. with other seasonable goods, to which large ad ditions will soon be made from the latest arrivals in New York and Philadelphia. Cash and prompt paying customers are solicited to call early. (mar 5) J. H. S. The rising star game this is a beautiful and instructive tiame for Children. It learns them to commit to memory all the inci- I dents and cslebrated battles that were fought|dti ring the American Revolution For sale by the agent, ALEX. ADAMSON, mar 22-3m 7th street, opposite Post Office. PRIME ITALIAN MACCARONI. Ac. 1HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF prime ITALIAN MACCARON1, of latest im Sortatlon. Also, fresh Sardines, Anchoives. Bor eiux Oil, Smoked Beef, Buckwheat. Green Corn, fresh Tomatoes, Ac., Ac , for sale oy mar 18 Z. M. P KING. Mucilage in new and uonvenn ent bottles, with metallic cap and brush, in dispensable to merchants and useful to every body. The newest styles cf Envelopes and Writing

papers in every variety and l?eu quality. Writing Inks from the best manufacturers? Maynard A Noys's, Blackwood A Co., Arnold's Fluid, and Harrison's. Always an hand? A superior assortment of Gold Pens, Blank Books ?l*ylng and Visiting Cards, Faber's Pencils Steel Pens, Quills, best Sealing-wax And every thing in the Stationery line for sale at SHILLINGTON'S Bookitore, ap 1 Odeon Buildings. Pa. av., cor. 4^ st. DEMONSTRATED bt the PLANLTS OR ASTROLOGY. PROF'R SYLVESTER CONTINUES TO Foretell all Particular Events of Human Life, such as Love, Marriage, Description of Persons, Riches, Business, Friends, Rights, Claims, and Deeds of Property; all kinds of Speculations, Law Suits, Gain or Lose; ol Sickness, all kinds of Dis tempers cured In quick time. 1 erms: Fifty Cents, male or female; People of Color, Twenty-Five Cents. No. 137 B street, opposite the Smithsonian, oa he Island. ap *-7t* auction sales. c. McGUIRE. Auctioneer. T hi 1 . SALE Of VERY DESIRA -??r ? welling-Hease en Tenth, NflOlf A ~Cn\LTUn w^liNESDAY AFTER hV jat 5 ?'clock> OB th# premises, rorrfpH Till a ^ of tnut> dttl? made and re to t? ? h seU al Pnbllc auction, w~? is i bWder, the north half of Lot num M7' having a front ? on Tenth street west, between E ??? n! w north, running back that width 100 M aUey? together with the buildings ?h?J^pr?TeTflU' consisting of a handsome tbree-etorv and basement brick dwelling, conts In lng,ln all, twelve rooms, finished In the most ? manner, with water and gas throughout L attached a stable and carriage-?ouse Ki.n^l ?Udlngs were erected bv an experienced builder for his own residence, and no expense was spared In the erection to make them comfoitable ana substantial. Terms: One-half cash; the residue In six and tveelye months, with interest, secured to the sat isfaction of the Trustee. a j> SAMUEL REDFERN, Trustee, mar22?d JAS C. McGUIRfe, Auct'r. DirTbe abm tale is postponed, in ccn ^oe2rC?fUh# ,a1n; until WEDNESDAY AF TERNOON , April 9th, same hour and place. SAMUEL REDFERN. TruMee, ap-3d JAS C. McGUiRis, Auct'r! ?-,.5viAS C- McGUIRE. Auctioneer ITANUSONE PRIVATE RESIDENCE A?ctien.?On WEDNESDAY RNOON, April 2d, at 4^ o'clock, infrort of the premises, i snail sell that valuable private residence, situated at he corner of 9th and E sts recently occupied by W . C Zantx nger, Esq being Lot No. 10, In Square 407, fronting 50 feet on E street, by 75 fett on 9th street, with the lm Srovements, consisting of a handsome and well nlshed three story and basement Brick Dwe'ling Hou?e, containing ten rooms. There is aUoa good Brick Stable In the rear, with suitable ac commodations for wood and coal. The side lot is handsomely enclosed and laid out as a flower garden. One-fourth cash: the residue in six, twelve, and eighteen months, or one, two and three years at the option of the purchaser, satisfactorily se cured and bearing interest. mar27-d J C. McGUIRE. Auct'r. ID" The above ia postponed in conse quence of the rain, un>il WEDNESDAY AF i EH NOON, April 9th, same hour and place, _ap3-? JAS. C. McGUIRE^Auct'r. By BARNARD A BUCKEY: GeorgetownT VALUABLE BUILD1NU LOT AT AUC * tien.?On TUESDAY, the 15lh ina.ant, at 4 o'clock. P. M., we will sell part of Lots 5 ami ?, fronting 30 feet on the east ide of Congress street, between Gayand Bridge streets, and running back 121 feet ? Inches. On one Bide of this lot is a 12 foot allev This is a valuable piece of property in a good location for building a private residence. Title indisputable Terms liberal and at sale. BARNARD & BUCKEY, Auctioneers. The lot is for sale till day of sale. ap 1? B. A B. By C. W. BOTELER. Auctioneer TRISTEE'SSALEOF VALUALLE IVI proved Real Estate on the Island?Bv virtue of a def d in trust bearing date the 23d of Novemb r, lf51. and recorded In Liber J. A. S., No ?9. folios 399, et seq the subscriber will fell at public sale on THURSDAY, th* 10th day of April, 1951, at 5 o'clock, P. M., on the premises, part of Square No 353, frosting 30 feet on Ilth itreet wesc, between L and E streets souih, bv 99 'eet 10% Inches deep, with the improvements, which consist of two well built frame dwelling tiouses and brick bakery. The above property Is eligibly situated In a rap idly Improving part of the?itv, and ofTers a favor able opportunity to persons desiring to secure a residence or business stand, or making an Invest ment. The terms of sale wiil be: One-thirdca*h, and the balance in six, twelve, and eighteen months, for notes beirlng interest, secured by deed o' trust upon the property, and If net complied with in six d ys after the sale, the propt-rty will be refold at the risk and expense of the purchaser. All con veyancing at the expense of the purchaser. C. P. WALLACH, Trustee. C. W. BOTELER, mar 31?eots Auctioneer. By JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auctioneer. An undivided interest in the National Hotel, Washington, at Pnblic Auction*?T res tee's Sale.?By authority of a deed of trust and by direction of the cef t. q. trust, the subscribers will sell at auction, at the auction storecf J C. McGuire, Washington, on THURS DAY, the 19th dav of April next, at 12o'clock m . eight undlvidf d three hundred and fifteen parts, the whole ir.to three hundred and fifteen equal parts, being divided of and in all and singular the lots of ground In Washington, in the District of Columbia, marked and known on the plat thereof as lots numbered 8, 9, 10, 11. 12, and 13, In square numbered 491, and all that part of lot number 14, In said square, adjoining sa'd lot number '3, fronting twenty feet on north C street, and running hack at right angles with said street north the full depth of said lot 14, with the iin proverrents thereon, being the establishment known as the National Hotel, now in the occu pancy of Win. Guy. Terimof sale: One-fourth cash; and the resi due In six, twelve, and eighteen month* from the day of sale, for which notes bearing Interest, with a lien on the premises, will be taken Oonveyanre* at the cost of the purchaser. The property will be resold at the purchaser's risk ana cost on ten days' notice if the terms of sale be not complied with within three days from the day of sale. RICHARD WALLACH. )_ . JOHN H. SAUNDERS, \ imstees. ap 2?eotds J C. McttUIRE, Auct._ Bv JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. CJUPERIOR CABINET FURNITURE, ?5 French Plate Mirrors, Splendid French, Indlannd Saxon Uhlna Service, Silver-pin? ted Ware, Elegant Gilt and Plated Table aad mantel Ornaments, < hoice Old Wines and Liqnors.?On FRIDAY MORNING, Ap'l J8th, commencing at 10 o'clock, I shall sell, at the residence of the late Russian Minisler, A. de Bodisco, Second ftreet, Georgetown, all his su I?erlor Furniture and Household Effects, consist ng, in part, of? Hacdsome silk damask covered Sofas, Arm, Par lor and Fancy Chairs Rosewood Sr fa and Chairs, style of LouisXIV. Velvit covered Tete-a-Tete, Arm and Reception Chairs Pair of elegant Painted Glass Folding Screens Larg* French-plate Mirrors, ia he-vy carved mahogany frames Elegant Cabinets, Bookstands, Etageres .Marble top and Gilt Centre Tables Side and Fancy Tables Morocco and Damask-covered Divans and Loun ges Splendid Mantel Timepieces, in gilt and br;nxe, j with Cacdelabras and Ornaments, Ac. Porphyre Vases, Candlesticks, snd other Orna ments Magnificent French China Dinner Service, for 36 persons Elegant Dessert Service of French China, beau tifully decorated, etch plate containing a view of some prominent scene In St. Peters burgh Beautifully decorated French, Saxon, and India China Teaand Bessert Sets English Plated Dinner and Tea Service Rich set of Crystal cat-glass Ware Splendid Table Ornaments, in gilt and silver plate with plateaus, Ac. Superior Mahogany mirror front Wardrobes Mahogany Bookcases, Cabinets, Desks, Writing Chairs. Screens ' B Large and Elegant Psyche Glass, lnheavy carvcd frame and Pillars Mahogany and Walnut Bedsteads Wardrobes and Bureaus Wash standi and Toilet Sets Velve , Bruss Is and three ply Carpets Silk and Damask Curtains Shades, Cornice* Ac Mahogany Arm and Chamber Cbal'S, Tables, Ac Large lot of superior Copper Cooking Utensils Sliver plated Carriage Harness Also, at 4 o'clock? A large variety of rare and choice Wines and Liquors, comprising? Madeiras, Sherries, Champagnes, Hock Old Part, Claret, French Cognac, Brown Stout Annisette, Curracoa, Hol'and Gin, Ac. Some of which have been in cellir for thirty years Terms : 950 and under cash ; over that sum a credit of 00 and 90 days, for satisfactorily en dorsed notea, bearing interest. P. S ?The house will be open for visitors on the day preceding the sale. JAS. C. McGUIRE, ur 31?eoAds Auctioneer. CLEAVER'S PRIZE MEDAL MONEY Soap, Low's Old Brown Windsor Soap, Sha ving Soap, Shaving Cream, Barry's Trlchopher ons, Balm of a Thousand Flowers, mar 12 G. FRANCIS, 490 Seventh at. evening star. THE BALL A WD BO SB GAME; Showing how the Texas Farmer wi? Swin dled. In our edition of Saturday we noticed the commitment of one Qelpi on a charge of hav i ig been concerned in a financial operation by which a Texan farmer named Caruthers was swindled out of *625. Tbe case deserves something more than a passing notice, for while the arts of the swindlers were extremely discreditable to human naturo, the innocent rerdancy of the Texan farmer was a refresh ingoasis in a desert of rascality Wo shall give the Texan's story, as he de tailed it before the Recorder, as nearly in his own wntds as possible. "You see,'' observed Mr. Caruthers," I live over in Grayson county, Texas, and have been to Tennessee te get some niggers. When I got back to Orleans I thought I'd stop awhile, for I've been sickly of late anddid'nt feel able to travel farther. Besides, I wanted to buy some groceries and other things. On Friday last, feeling a little better, I went down to the steamboat landin' to inquire the price if freights and passages, ami sec about things generally. When I got on the v.harf I saw a very kind, genteel looking man sittin' on some corn sacks, so I passed the time o day, and fcelin' kind o'tired sat down too. w The stranger asked me which way I was goin', and I told him I was goin' aboard to see the captain about a passage to Texas " Ho says, it's no use goin' for the captain is ashore, up to the agent's. I was aboard myself just now, says he, to see about a pas sage. " I then asked him if he was goin' to Tex as and te says, yes, says ho, I'm goin' over thereto buy a location to set up a big tan nory. "And so we talked on for a while about Texas and things that way. and be began to tell me about a new bomb that he had invent ed that ho expected to get a patent for, and j make a fortin out on it He said the bomb was filled with a new kind of combustible, and went off itself by percussion and would mnko tremendous slaughter among the ene my." [Great laughter, in which the Recorder joined.] ' "After he was done tellin' about tbe bomb, I he a?ked if I would nt walk up to the agent's I to see about the passage, and I mid I would So we walked up and passed by tbe buildin I just over there, (tbe City Hull) and he says to I me?that's the Lr.ion Bank ; I've got a oheek I on that bank for $1,300, but I can t draw the I money to-day for its Good Friday, and the I Catholics here are so superstitious that they I shut up the banks on Good Fridays and won t I do anything. " I told him it did seem strange that people I would bo so superstitious, and he said he I hoped that people would, by and by, get their I eyes open to sacred things aiHl do better, and I I agreed with him " After a while we came to a little dark I sort of a house, at the corner of two streets. I with a screen inside of the door. We went I in and there was a man behind a little coun- I ter, where there wcro two barrels and some I black bottles "Tbe man that was with me asked if the I agent was in, and the man behind the counter I (the prisoner at the bar) called a boy from a I little place in the back part of the room, cur- I tained tff, and tild him to go and call the I agent. "Well, the boy went out and soon after I wards returned and said the ag. nt would be I there in five minutes. I thought that the I place was a rather shabby one tor the agent I of big steamship lines to keep his office in, but I as I didn't know much about the ways of city I life I didn't say anything* " In a few minutes the man who called him- I self the agent, camc in, and seemed as free, I and pleasant, and polite as can be. lie had I a little black ball in his hand, and says he to 1 the stranger I met on the levee, says h*. old I fellow, y?-u have been inventing a bomb, but I I've got a ball here that'll pustleyou. Then I he laid the ball down on the counter, and I says he, there's a secret about that ball; it can I be opened, but there isn't one in fifty thou- I sand that could do it. "0 pshaw says the bomb man. "The ball man thon said he wanted to step I out for a moment, and while he was gone tie I bomb man took up the ball, and, after exam- I inin' it for a whilo, be says, I see how to open I this ball, and he took his knife and gave it a I little tap, and out started a little piece like a | t'iimble, which, I vc heard since, is called tbe I little joker. Oa ' says he, here is a little piece I of paper, and so he took the little piece of pa- I per out, and bad a good laugh Now, say s he, I we'll get the drinks out of the agent whsn ho I comes in, for he'll bet the paper s in the ball, I and we'll bet it isn't I told him I didn't 1 drink anything, but he said we'll have some I fun anyhow. " Woll, when the agent came in they got a I talkin about tbe ball, and a bettin', and I I didn't say nothin' for fear of gettin' into trou- I ble, though I felt like tellin1 tbe agent that I the paper had been taken out. At last the I bet ran up to a thousan dollar, and the bomb I man threw down his check and atked for I chango. The ball man, however, made some I objection, and the bomb man say to me, <juit? I familiar-like: "old fellow, can't you let's I have an advance on this check till the bank opens to-morrow ?" 1 " I thought it was all light, and as I had I had a good deal of trouble takin' care of my 1 gold, I says yes?for I'd sooner have the check 1 than the money, because it was easier to take care of [Laughter ] And so I gave him what I what money 1 had, which was $625, aud be gim me the check for security. i " Then the ball was opened- out came the little joker, and lo and behold! there was a piece of paper in it! ... ! The bomb man looked surprised, but the I agent gathered up the stakes, placed tbe I money and the little joker in his pocket, and I put! I "The bomb man then wanted to take tho check, but I says, no; I must keep that for I my security. He, however, started out with It, and began to cry, and said that half of tte check belonged to bis mother, and asked me if I wouldn't bear half of the loss. I Urtd him no?that I had nothing to do with the bettin ; didn't understand it, and could'nt bear the loss. I wasn't that kind of a man " Well, he made a very bad mouth, but at last he went back with me to tho placa where tho bet was made, and I agreed to loose I and he wrote an order on the back of the check for tiie bank to pay me the balance And so we parted. I " After that I went to the merchant where 1 was buying my things and showed him the check, but ne pronounced it a fraud, and said I had been swindled I then went and showed him the place where tho swindle was dote, and ho bad the prisoner arrested, and the boy there, who said it was tho boss that did tbo cheatin'." The remainder of the story is easily told Neither the bomb man nor the spurious agent have been arrested, but the keeper of the es tablishment where the ball and bomb perform ance camc off, has been committed for trial as an accessory. As to tbe spurious check, it was in favor of John E Minor, and purported to be signed by Wiley Fairbanks & Brother. This is but one of tho transactions by which the old Texan has been swindled sinoe his ar rival in this city, for previously a brass watch had been palmed on him by a "stuffer" as the best of gold, and a less of $100 was the re sult. W e give a history of tbe case in order that the unsuspecting may be taught to be ware of newly invented balls and bombs, n. O? Fieayutie. |y The State House at Baton was damaged by Ire on the 30th of March. THE BIRTH OF LH AMERICA* PRI5CE PBOGBABM E OF THE CBRBMOHIAL TO BE OB fBETED OB THE BIBTH OP A CHILP ffl> MB. mcoi. orb or the boterkjbbs op inbbica. When Mrs Diggs begins to feel that tie long.expected time has at last arrived eke will wake Diggs from the sound sleep he will be crjoyin^ &nd on his asking " Whet it the matter he will be informed by Mi* Diggs , 800? w D?gff? een hastily get do hit panta Ioods. to its end coat, he shall take the orders ?T Mrs. D'gzs and go immediately for the Morse, the Grand Mistress of Digga' house j x u J00? m she steps her f<*>? within his door, and after escorting the Grand Mistress to the said door, he shall inform the family l y*Jc,an' who shall immediately repair to the Diggs Castle. I>igg* ,hall also oonrej the information of what is transpiring to all who hold rank in his household His mother-in law?she shsll appear in whatever el *hes she can find handy, the state of her nerres on learning the facts, being in such a condition as to prcrent an elaborate toilet On arriving at the Digits Castle, she shall exclaim, *? Ah ' my poor, dear Emily," and look at Diggs, as if she thought him the worst of criminals Digg?, on receiving this look in silence, shall cause the head cook and the Maid of the Bed chambers to be called, and be in waiting in ?n ante room for whatever orders the Grand Mistress of the Household may send them Diggs is expected to faithfully execute all these orders in not less than ten minutes, and when they are accomplished. Diggs is at lib erty to retire to hM private apartments, and there await further orders from the Grand Mistress of the Household In the mean while his nervous system may require a little weak toddy, and in the intervals of propping his nerves, Diggs shall frequently declare that he wishes the thine was all over. In the chamber of Mrs. Diggs there shall only bo the physician, the Grand Mistress <,f the Household and the mother-in-law. The latter distinguished personage, before many days, will make an effort to outrank the Grand Mistress of the Household, and in the tilts which ensue consequent upen this effort, Diggs is cxpected to take both sides and carry water on both shoulders The 000k shall retire to the kitchen, stir up the fire, and hold herself ready for any service needed The Ma d of the Bed Chambers shall assemble herself any where within calling distance from the d'*>r of Mrs Diggs' apartment, and whoa the Grand Mistress of the Household gives her orders and tells her not to be all day about it she shall obey them. At the moment at which the signs are pro pitious, D.ggs shall be informed that it is nearly all orer Diggs will put moro ques tions than can be answered, and he will be told to wait a little while longer, that hie dear Emily is bearing up wonderfully, and fre quently calls upon her dear Tommy. Thomas Digg3 shall sigh, and wish it was all over again. In the morning, when the room is put to rights, Diggs shall be called to Mrs Diggs a apartments. atd the child shall be presented to him by the Grand Mistress of the House hold, and Diggs shall examine it first with profound astonishment, and then assuming a j iTial air shall t juch its little oheek and call it 4-the dear weeny, beeny little thing ' Diggs ehall then kiss his dear Emily about one dozen times, and express much sympathy for her sufferings. Mrs Diggs will then give him distinctly to understand that that child ia the last, and that men have no idea of the sufferings of poor woman The child's name having been long fixed, Diggs shall then pro ceed to the parlor, and, taking down the lam ily Bible shall make a minute {prom verba/) ot the birth ol the child, in accordance with the long established usages of the American sovereigns Soon after daylight the aunU, the oousins, and all the relations that are recognised by the family, including all the relatione of the mother-in-law, ehall call at the house, and be informed of ail the particulars by the mother in law. The cook and maid of the bed cham bers will convey the intelligence over the back yard fence to the cook and maid of the bed chambers next door, and they will convey it to the cook and maid of the bed chambers of the sesond yard, so that every family in the block shall receive intelligence of the joyful event by breakfast time.' Diggs will then take his breakfast without grumbling about the cookery, and proceed to his place of business By his manri?r Diggs will indicate to his sovereigns wnetntr tee child is a buy cr a girl If it is a boy, Diggs will be unusually lively?he will w.ilk with a a spring?hie face will be covered with emiles; he will, in fact, make every one be meets ex claim, 44 there goes a happy dog." If it is a girl, he will feel happy and look happy, but his haj c ness will be cubdued, quiet aud oalm When he arrives at his place of busi ness, he will there proclaim the great event, and is not expected to notice any little joke which may be perpetrated at his expense Diggs will return home at least six timea during the first day He wil! lock at the child six times, and tickling its cheek with hia finger, will sometimes exclaim?4*0h, the dear weeny, beeny littlo thing!" Digge will take all orders to the Pharmacopolist, and the Pharmacopolist ia expected to be unu sually elated with the news. The Pharma copolist will congratulate him in set terms, and will ask how they are doing. Diggs will inform him that they are doing as well as could be exptoted under the circumetaueee, aud will go into particulars, with which the Pharmacopolist will be highly delighted, and, if an opportunity is offered, is expected to air his knowledge of the whole business In four weeks after the birth of the child, the Grand Mistres* of the Household will va cate the premises. Diggs will then receive strict orders that he ia not expected to go '-at after tea. The dear weeny, beeny little th;ng will always be sick after tea, and he must help hie dear Emily to keep it quiet, aui get it ^and asleep. He must must also hold him self in readinesa to get up at lea?t six times every night. And duriug the night hia only sleep is est naps, he will be extensively in the catnip trade, that article being found very necessary for the health of the dear weeny, beeny little thing. In about six months after the event Diggs will have some experience in domestic life, and will find that it has its duties and carea as well as its ploasure8 ?Philadelphia Bul letin. As Is terbstisg Stobt.?44 Shon, mine shon," said a worthy German father to hia hopeful heir of ten yeara, whom he had over heard usiog profane language?44 Shon, mine shon, come here and I vill del you a little sto ries. Now, mine ahon, ehall it be a drue ato ries or a makes-believe?" 44 Oh, a true atory, of course," ntawerad John. 11 Ferry fell, then. Tere tss ronce a goot nice oldt ehuntleman. (ehoost like me,) **dt he had a tam tirty liddle boy (ahooat like you.) Audi Ton day he heard him shwear icg, like a young fillian aa bo T.?e So he rent to the winkle (corner) and dock out a cowhides, ehooat as I am toing now, and he took der tirty liddle blackguard by de collar, (dis way, you see!) and volloped him ehoost so ! Andt den, mine tear shon, ho bull hia ears die way, end emeck hia face datvay, and dell him to go mitout his supper, ehoost aa you vill to dia efening The latest Irish bull we road of, ia the caae of a Irish gentleman, who, in order to raiae the wind whereby to relieve himself from pecuuiary einbraasment, got hia life inaured tor an amount, and then drowned himself ! iyA gentleman travelling in Ireland, said to a very importunate beggar, 44 you have loat all your teeth." The beggar quickly an swered, 44 Bureau' its time I parted with 'em, when I'd nothing for 'em to do!"