Newspaper of Evening Star, April 11, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 11, 1856 Page 1
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TEE EVENING STAB, fl-SLUlfKD EYEKY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) it 1*1 Sta' Fuilriinft.eornsr of P$nnspl*mtim ???**< si I Pitxtmk tttft, By w. D. WALLACE, JT.U t3 wntwcrfbera by carriers at SIX A\l) A tlUAKTKR CKNTS. payable weekly ?tbeAfent?; papers ?erred la porragm at 37# fcM j per mot-th. To mall subscribers the sub (cnptlon price li THR UK DOLLARS AND FIF f V CBNTS a year ta adf<ia??, XWO DOLLARS frr six month*, and ONH DOLLAR for tbree psoths; for lew tbaa three month* at the rat* af jSjf oenU a week. [^?3?.N6LK COP1KS ON if CENT. (ffUcntii j >A VOL. VII. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1856. NO. 991. THE WEEKLY SI AIL Tkli exoaUent Family aad News Jema^-coa* lalalag a greater variety of Imiemttag readlnr tbaa aaa be found la aay etber?Is pabQshed oa Satur lay morala* Blacla aapy, par uiu1".'..^ H ? *? nns Fltreaeples |i M Tea copies 8 oo Vwenty ^...U W CJT Cash, iitiiuut i* iifian. rrr Single copies (la wrappers) eaa bepvoea ad at the counter, immediately ariar the laaaaof lb paper. Prioe-T?ai? Cants.^ PosTKAtTias who act as areata WU1 ae allow* a eommlssloB of twenty per ee?t. ANTHONY BUCHLT, UNDERTAKE R, itif and Residence Ne. 303 Pena. arena*, ??nth side. between vth and lothsts., Having provided himself with in ELEGANT HEARSE, iad ail necessary convenience? fori properly conducting bis business, troold respectfully Inform the public that be la folly prepared to fill all orders entrusted to him, at the shortest notice, and In the best manner. A large supply of READY-MADE COFFINS gt ail slzee. always on hand, which will be fur aiihtd on the most reasonable terms. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N B ?Kesld as on the premises, ordefe will b? promptly attended to at all hours. teb 7-ly BLACESMITHING fc BOILER MAK1N*. The undersigned takes this method of Informing his friends and the pub lic that he has commenced the above named business, la all Its various branches, at the corner of Ninth street and Virginia avenue, (Island,) adjoining the machine shop of Hall A Co., where, by strict attention to business, he hopes to receive a share of public patronage All order* addrersed as abeve will receive prompt attention. Repairing dene at the shortest notice. SMITH PETTIT. Formerly Superintendent of Boiler Department of the Eagle iron Works of Wm M. Elli- A Bro mar 15?lm* NOW THE SNOW IS THAWING'. THB LAKBS ARE OVERFLOWING with Bouquets of Reil and Artificial FLOWBRS, with PERFUMERY. FANCY GOODS. MUSICAL BOXES. CLOCKS, STA TIONARY, Ac., Ac OPERA GLASSES for Ml* or rent At THE LAKES, mar i 504 Pa av., near Adam's Express. JONAS P. LEVY, XXroKTIK iSD DBAZ.SK III WHK8, LIQUORS, CIGARS, AMD YIVX GR0CERIE8, 0?n?ral Commission ? Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKER, No. 474 Pa. av., two doors below U. S. Hotel, W a sums tow Citt. D. C. N. b ?Country Merchants are requested te glv? me a call before purchajlng cLsewhere ec *-ly CH >IIE IfHL'lT TREES FOR SALE. in Ann APPLE TREES, OF EXTRA lv/$V/V7\J growth and well assorted. * *,000 PEACH TREES, forming a com-' piete assortment and well grown. A few vary choice Dwarf PEAR TREES, of sxtra size The above comprising a very choice assortment of T re ?<* were raised by the late JohnH. King, thev will be guaranteed to be what they are rep ARf'.y to W. Albert King, No. 35 south High street, Georgetown. D C , or at Valley View Farm, one mile northwest of Georgetown. Catalogues furnished on application K. J. KING. Also, for sale, a few thousand very choice ROSES Apply as above. E. J. K. mar 11?tf CHAUNCEY WARRINER, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER. And dealer in fine watches jew ELRV and SILV ER WARE, would respect fully solicit the attention of those who desire a good article, to his choice variety of London, Ge neva and Copenhagen WATCHES, selected with the view of time-keeplag and durable qualities. tor which a suitable guarantee will be furnished 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 ^Also, JEWELRY. Ac. No 37d Pa. avenue, between 6th and7th streets, Brown's Hotel Building, sign of the tf OLDEN WATCH, jan 26?3m Washington, D. C. French novels and romances; Just imported, iu variety, from Paris by the undersignea, including the b?st of Victor Hugo, Dunias, Sue, and other writers of note, at prices ranging from tsa and fifteen cents upwards, many of :aem with numerous illustrations. Also, a few of the modern Frsnch Drama, Scribe, Balzac, and others ap I FRANCK TAYLOR. "THE MARRIAGE GUIDE." Marriage guide, or natural His tory of Generation, for the use of married persons and those about to marry, of both sexes; price. 91 ?'THE MALE GENERATIVE ORGANS," in health and nlsease, from Infancy to old age, with the treatment of all their derangements; for every man's own private use; with colored plates; price. SI. A POPULAR TREATISE ON VENEREAL Diseases; their cure and prevention ; for private use, with colored plates; pdee, $ I THE MATRONS MANUAL OF MID Wifery and the Diseases of Pregnancy and Child blrtii, for every female's own private use; price SI THE DISEASES OF WOMEN?THEIR Causes and Treatment Any of the Books can be had of the agent, ALEX. ADAMSON, roar ?2-3m 7th street, opposite Post Office. SEOARS, TOBACCO AND SNUFF. HC PURDY, IMPORTER OF SEGARS, ? TOBACCO, AND SNUFF, has just re ceived a new Invoice of GOODS of superior qual ity. Also, dealer In Meerschaum and other PIPES, and other articles usually kept In a Fancy Regar Store. Consumers are respectively Invited to give me a call. H. C PURDY, Pennsylvania avenue, near 3d street, mar 19?lm under Washington House. SI NGKR'S Improved Sewing Machines. Te which waa granted the highest Award el the Paris Kxnibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict ef Superiority. The improvements in this ma chlne has simplified them in many respects, and they are capableof executing twice the amount of wora they did formerly In any given time They are witnout question the oniy Machines ca pab.e of sowing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for harness can be wwabv any of these machine* by a simple change of needle and thread In such a manner that the closest scrutiny cannot detect a fault Manufacturers, planters and families will find them the only safe Machines to purchase, as they are built strong and durable, and not likely to K?t out of order. We have machines with guages attached, for binding hats, cap fronts, gaiters, Ac. Silk, Thread. Cotton, Needles, Ac., constantly on hand, at the lowest rates. Persons desirous of information regarding Sew ing Macnlues will please address I M SINGER A CO., 105 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 t?een induced to purchase Inferior invhlnei under the pretext of beiug cbeip, win bod thh a beneht Indeed mar 10? tf LADIES, PLEASE HEAD! JLST ARRIVED FROM KINGSTON, JA uiaica, W. 1 , and in store for sale by the sub * fiberi 4 doz PRUNE CORDIAL, particularly for ladle*' use. Also. t-. r gentlemen, a few dozen of PRUNE UK A>1. so much esteemed for Its virtues for the benefit of health, about eleven to one u'clock. Not to be had iu any other store but at JONAS P. LEVY'S, 471, Pennsylvania avenue. Wines, Liquors, Segars, and line Groceries, mar 7?if BOYS' JACKETS, BOXS' PA NTS, BOYS' VESTS, BOYS'SHIRTS, , BOYS' COATS, BOYS' SACKS, BOYS' DRAWERS, BOVS' UNDERSHIRTS BOYS'CAPS, BOYS' SUSPEN1>ERS, BOY*' COLLARS, BOVS' CRAVATS, Bel tie the largest and iin??st assortment of Boys' KEAU i -MADE GARMENT?*, suitable for dress aud school wear, to be foatd this s'.de of New ? ork, to wnich we particularly Invite the atten tion of Parent* and Guardians, assuring them that all goods will be oiT-red at the lowest prices WALL A STEPHENS,' 222 Pa. av., between 0th and K?th sts. mar next to Iron Hall. t'LLIS'S STORE is 306 Peaaaylvaaia 4 sv?nue, near Tenth street. mar b official. * Teeascey Dip Ik t mm t, Dec. 1,1859. Notice la hereby given to holder* of stocks of the United States that thla Department will pur chase to the amount of SI,500 000 of said atocka at any time when the same may be offered prior to the lat day of June next, and will pay therefor the following prices, to wit: For atock of the loan of 1842, a premium of ten percent.; for atock of the loans of 1947 and 1848, a premium of sixteen per cent.; for atock laaued under the act of 1850, commonly called Texas-In demnity atock, a premium of six per cent.; and for atock of the loan of 1646, redeemable on the I2th November, 1848, If received at the Treasury prior to the lat day of January next, a premium of 2# percent.; If received between the 1st Jan uary and the 31st of March next, a premium of 9 per cent; and if received after the 3lst of March and prior to said 1st of June next, a premium of 1# percent. Interest will also be allowed on said stocks at the rates specified In the certificates, from the 1st July last, if assigned with the principal of the certificates received prior to the 1st of January next. After that date the Interest will be allowed In addition to the premium from 1st of January to the date of their receipt. In both cases one day's Interest will be allowed In addition for the money to reach the seller. Certificates transmitted to this Department un der the present 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) bv the party entitled to receive the purchase money. Payment for these stocks will be made by drafts upon theasslstant treasurers at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, dec 3?dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. FOR SALE. 25,000 Extra Fine Roses, Fruit Trees, Or namental Shrubs. Climbing Plants, tec. I HAVE RECEIVED, FROM PARIS, 12.000 of the most new and celebrated KVER-^ BLOOMING ROSES known in Europe, comprising Bourbons, Hybride, perpetual Noisette, Tea Moss, Monthly Moss, Striped Prov lns,and Climbing Roses, all fine large plants, the bes"collection In America. ALSO? The best collection of PEARS, on Pear and Hnines Stocks, some of large size and fine form. Also, APPLES. PEACHES, APRICOTS, CHERRIES, GRAPE VINES. Ac , and Orna mental SHRUBS, EVERGREENS, CLIMB ING PLANTS, DOUBLE DAHLIAS, PAR LOR PLANTS. Ac. All warranted true to name and of first quality. ALSO? l.fOO bulbe of the celebrated new CHINESE POTATO, (Dy.'scorea Batatas,) the most valu able acquisition of this century. I invit* the attention of all lovers ef good fruits and admirers of good roses to this collection. A. JARDIN, Florist and Nurseryman, Connecticut avenue, coraer of M street, two squares from Lafayette Square. ap3?2w WORKED COLLARS AND SLEEVES in sets ? Just opened from the importer a full assortment of? Collars and Sle?ves in sets Cambric and Muslin Collara at very low prlcea Also, White Cambrics Plain and Figured Swiss Muslins Plaid Cambrics and White Brilliants at 12^ cts. per yard With many other 6ooda very cheap. WM R RILEY, apS-lm Cor. 8th st , opp Centre Market. NOTICE TO THE LADIES. OPENING OF SPRING MILLINERY. ON THURSDAY N EXT, APRI L 3. MRS. PRIBRAM A DATGHTER wlil open at N*.277 Pennsylvania avenue, the largestfPj and handsomest assortment of SPRlNG/l^r MIL.INERY ever before offered, consisting in part of Silk, Lace, Crape, and Straw Hats of the latest Parisian style Alao, Ribbon Flow ers, Ruschea, Blonde, Caps, and Flutes, Ac. To all of which we invite the attention of the Ladlea of Washington and vicinity, and most respectfully soliolt them to give us a call, as we are determined not to be excelled by any other house In the city, having made ar rangements to beconstantlysupplied with French and New York made Ha's. Mrs. P1BRAM A DAUGHTER. No. *77 Pa. av betw. 10th and 11th ate. mar 31?2 w COFFIN WARKKOOS1, fee. J WILLIAM PLANT Is CO., VNDERVA e KERS?rcsldence41H Seventh ^_ street, between 6 and H street*. Interments procured in any ground sr cemetery. CoHns, Caps, Shrouds, Carriages. Hearse, and every article for Interments of the best quality furnished at ahort notloe, on the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the al^ht. Having the exclusive right of Cramp's Patent Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the dead for any length of time. jy 11?ly J. CONNELLY, Undertaker. No 423 Seventh strict, tmest tide, tet. G and H, WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and r the adjoining counties that he <?^ prepared to attend to all orders at (he shortest notice and on the most liberal terms, He will spar* no pains to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. He guarantees to preserve the dead In the warmest weather for any length of time. A large supply of ready made COFFINS of all sizes and qualities, always on hand. Shrouds, Carriages, Hearses, and every other article furnished of the best quality. . A share of the public patronage Is respectfully aollclted. mar94-tf FOR SALE OR EXCHANOE.? SEVERAL Mven-octave rosewood PIANO-i^SSfe! FORTE, elegantly finished, will bej"7 Jt fl I sold low for cash or good paper, or will be ex changed for building material and work. Thete instrument may be seen at my Saloon, ami any person disposed to purchase or trade will please make early application, mar 26 LEWIS CARUSl. Three pianos received this w?r?k, and for sale low, at the great Piano and Music Store cf JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Penn. avenue, between ttth and 10th streets. ap %-tf ONLY 13* CENTS. BUCKLEY'S CELEBRATED SONG BOOK for the parlor, containing a collection of new and popular Songa, as sung by Buckley's New Orleans Serenaders at their opera houae, Broad way, New York. For aale by the agent, ALEX ADAMSON, mar 2?-3m 7th street, opposit* Post Ofire. WATCHES A*?D JEWELRY 25 per cent cheaper than can be boughtelsewhere iu Wath ingt >n, at J ROBINSON'S, in*r2i-lm Pa av.,opp Browns'Hotel. Apples and potatoes. 100 bbls. prime Boston A PPL.ES 100 bbls prime Mercer POTATOES F or sale by HARTLEY A BROTHER, inarj25 Georgetown. HARPERS' MAGAZINE, fer April, 25c. The Old Dominion, by G P R.James, 50c. Yankee Netlons, for April, l'Kc. Harpc;s' Story Boo'^, No. 17, (Elfred,) 25c. Ballou's Magazine, fir April, 10c. Alao, a good assortiument of Faber's Pencils, GUlot'.e's Pens, and Maynard'a A Moves Ink For sale by E. K LUNDY, mar M?tr No. 128 Bridge at , Georgetown. L. J. 31IDDLETON, DEALER IN ICE, OJfict and Depot? Southwest corner of F and Twelfth atr**U. feb27-tf MR. W. HENRY PALtlKR'B PIANO FORTE CLAS9ES, Five Dollars Per Quarter. Apply at GEORGE H1LBLSS Musie Depot, Pennsylvania avenue. mar 14?tf Clocks?clocks?clucks.?a great vaiiety of CLOCKS, all warranted ton keep good time one year, at BaJi J.ROBINSON'S, tar 349 Pennsylvania avenue, ESI mar 21?lm opposite Browns' Hotel. w [No. 561.1 Notice of the removal o f the land office from Brownsville to Chatfield, in tke Terri tory of Minnesota. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVIS ions of the act of Congress entitled "An act authorizing changes in the location of land of fices," approved March 3d. 1353, it la hereby de clared and made known that the land office for the sal? of the public lands In the "Root-river district," in the Territory of M innesota, will be removed from the town of Brownsville, its pres ent location, to Chitfleld, in said Territory, on and af er the 31st day of May ne* t. Given under my hand, at the Citv of Washing ton, this 3d day of April, A. D. 1856. By order of tne President: thos A hendricks Commissioner General Land Office, ap 5-lawttw MURK RICH DRESS GOODS. E 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 Col'd^rilliants Plaid Muslins, Plain and Plaid Cambrics With a full stock of all kinds of Mourning Goods MANTILLAS, SHAWLS AND SCARF9. We are now opening our Spring styles In Silk Mantillas, Shawls and Scarfs, all the newest de sign j and novelties of the season. ALSO, JVST OPENED? 800 new style Parasols in all colors 150 Misses and Children's Parasols at very low prices, In all colors To which, with many other new Goods, we In vite purchasers generally to call and examine for themselves. LC7* We must request again the settlement of all bills as endorsed, without further delay. COLLEY A SEARS, 523 Seventh street, 3 doors norih Pa ave. ap 4?eoZw SAND FOR SALE. The subscriber has on hand and will continue to have a good supply of SAN D suitable for Brick Work and Pastf-ring, which he will sell cheap for CASH ONLY. THOMAS H. WORTHINGTON, Corn rC and 14th streets, near the Canal, ap 2 eofit T. N. KID WELL, DEALER IN ICE. ORDERS LEFT AT THE FOLLOWING places will be promptly attended to : Kldwell A Laurence, corner Pa. ave. and 14th street. G. F. Kidwell A Co., 14th street, opp. Frank lin Engine House. J. B.Moore, Druggist. Pa avenue, hetw. 19th and 20th streets. Geo. Seitxe, 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 4th st. and Mass. avenue. ap3?2aw6w NEW SPRING FURNITURE DRY GOODS. JUST RECEIVED AND ON SALE THE following novelties in Furniture Dry Gcods, which will be found very desirable: 1 case 10-4, 11-4, 12 4, and 13-4 Wilted Quilts, very pretty, light and cheap 1 dozen Dimity Quilts, satin-striped borders, quite new and cheap 1 dozen Allendale Quilts, 11-4, 12-4, and 13-4 sizes 1 dozen white and colored Dimities, In pieces 1 dozen Eugene Twilled Stripes,a new and neat article for Furniture coverings 1 doren striped Chintzes, for furniture coverings, very cheap 1 dozen brown and lead-colored Linens for furni ture coverings 1 dozen 10-1 by 12 4, 12 4 and 12-16 Linen Drug get Crumb Cloths for same use, in rich bor ders and colore 1 bale Summer Blankets, a new article, very de sirable and reaKonable 1 cate Bols er and Pillow Case English Long Clotbs, cheap Also, in lo'.s, a variety of elegant Piano and Ta ble Covers Covers for Dining Tables, in rich washing colore Toilet Towels and Towellngs In almost endless variety Irish. Barnsley. German and Russia wide Lin en Sheetings. Pillow and Bolster Case Linens in all widths, and many other novelties in Furni ture Goods never before offered for sale in this market, to wnich the attention of purchasers is respectfully incited. Also, lu fctore, a full supply of superior Floor Oilcloths, and daily expected a heavy stock of superior Ma-tings and Tapestry Carpetlngs, which were bought at late auction sales at very low figures and will be disposed of by us In the same proportion ap?-eo3t CLAGETT, DODSON A CO. MASTIC WORK, PLAIN If ORNAMENTAL PLASTERER. No. 420 K Street north. The undersigned <late of the firm of Noonan A TIerney) respectfully in form* Owners, Builders, Architects, and others, that he Is prepared to attend to orders for Plain a;id Ornamental PLASTERING and MASTIC VVORK with promptness, and In his usual satis factory style. Orders to the above address p nctuallyattended o. {mar 20-eolm*] JOHN TIERNEY. NOTICE. THE SUBSCRIBER BEGS LEAVE TO call the attention of ths public to his,~-B? stock of GLASS AND QUEENS WARE.MI before purchasing elsewhere, as by so doing Btfl they will save from 15 to 25 per cent "" Toilet and Dinner Sets lower than the lowest at JOHN McDEVITT'S, 309 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, mar 21?eolm REFRIGERATORS OF THE MOST APPROVED KIND, JUST received at the House Furnishing Store of the sub?cril>er. Also, a large supply of new FURNITURE made to order, and will be sold very low for cash or approved paper. ? N . M McGREGOR, mar 31?ec6w 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 thev may wish to dispose of. Call and see BONTZ A COOMBS, No. 369 Seventh st., bet. I and K. feb 1W?cod ' E. I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS * CO., MANUFACTURERS OV WILMINGTON, DEL. 8aperfine Sporting, and all other kinds. Diamond Grain, extra fine. Eagle Gun-Powder, FINE GRAIN, for Sporting, in Canisters, pouna papers, and OK-lb kegs; COARSER GRAIN, expressly for Water-Fowl Shooting, in Canls ters,6jf and 12){-lb. kegs. PBEHIUM EXCELSIOR SAFETY FUSE, In quantities to suit purchasers. GUN-P0WDEB FOR BLASTING AND SHIPPING.

?F,PF; C, F, FF, FFF, in 100, 50, and 25-lb. G U N-P 0 W D E B FOR MILITARY AND NAVAL SERVICE. SUPERFINE SP0BTING GUN-P0WDEB, F, FF. FFF, Glazed and Rough, in 25,12#, ana 61{ pound kegs, and in Canisters Sole Agency for the District of Columbia at No 35 HIGH STREET, GEORGETOWN, D. C. mar 11 ?2awlm Mucilage in new and convkni em i>ottles, with metallic cap and brash, in dispensable to merchants and useful to every The newest styles of Envelopes and Wrltiag papers in every variety and best quality. Writing Inks from the best manufacturers? Maynard A Noys's, Blackwood A Co., Arnold's Fluid, and Harrison's. Always hand ? A superior assortment of Gold Pens, Blank Book! Playing and Visiting Cards, Faber's Pencils Steel Pens, Quills, best Sealing-wax And every thing in the Stationery line for sale at SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore, ap 4 Odeon Buildings, Pa. av., cor. st. PRIME ITALIAN MACCAKON1, Ac. I HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LOT OF prime ITALIAN MACCAK.ONI, of latest im Sortatlon. Also,fresh ?*rdlne?, Anchoives, Bor eaux Oil, Smoked Baef, Buckwheat, Graen Corn, fresh Tomatoes, Ac., Ac., for sale by mar lb Z. M. P. KING. AUCTION SALES. t/alSIb?^?own. V .1. ?E BCILD1NM lot at auc. nViilt P~Mn tue?OAY, the 15th instant, at 4 ft-Anffno to , 7 we wm sell part of Lota 5 awl 6, on theeastf ide of Congreas street, 191K inlfn B!'dK* Street*, and running back ^v."' . ?n onf 8lde of thl8 lot " a 12 K2S, w" '* "valuable piece of property, < . w? for *JuUd,ne a private resiaenoe. T Term" llberal and ?l "le. ? *BUCKKY, Auctione?r?. The lot la for sale till day of sale. *P ^ B A B. By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. ATiU01!!?^ INTEREST IN THE rm. National Hotel, Washington, at Pablic V?ei? Sale??T authority of a deed of trust and by dilution of the ce*t q. trust, ^ 31 auction, at the auction C McOuire, Washington.on THURS . i.' th*19tb da/of April next,at iao'clock m , eight undivided thiee hundred and fifteen parts, the whole Into three nnndred and fifteen equal Krti, being divided of and in all and singular ?lots of ground In Washington, in the Di-trlct or Columbia, marked and known on the plat thereof as lots numbered 8, 9, 10, 11. IS. and 13, la square numbered 491, and all that part of lot number M, In said tquare, adjoining said lot number 13, 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 im provements thereon, being the establishment known as the National Hotel, now In the occu pancy ofWm. Guy. Terms of sale: One-fourth cash ; and the resi due in six, twelve, and eighteen months from the dav of sale, for which notes bearing Interest, with a lien on the premises, will be taken Conveyan"e? at the cost of the purchaser The Property will be resold at the purchaser's risk and cost on ten days' notice if the terms of sale bp not compiled with within three days from the day of sale. RICHARD VVALLACH, > JOHN H. SAUNDERS, < Trustees. _1P J- C. McGUIRK. Aur.t_ By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. SUPERIOR CABINET FURNITURE, French Plate Mirrors, Splendid French, Indiaund Saxon China Service, Silver.pln ted Ware, Elegant Gilt and Plated Table and Mantel Ornaments, C hoice Old Wines and Liquors.?On FRIDAY MORNING, Ap'i 19th. commencing at 10 o'clock. I shall sell, at the residence of the late Russian Mlnisier, A. de Bodisco, Second Hreet, Georgetown, all his su perior Furniture and Household Effects, consist ing, in part, of? Handsome silk damask covered Sofas, Arm, Par lor and Fancy Chairs Rosewood Sf fa and Chairs, style of Louis XIV Velvet covered Tete-a-Tete. Arm and Reception Chairs r Pair of elegant Painted Glass Folding Screens Large Fiench-plate Mirrors, in hedvy carved mahogany frames Elegant Cahinets, Bookstands. Etagere* Marble top and Gilt Centre Tables Side and Fancy Tables Morocco and Damask-covered Divans and Loun ges Splendid Mantel Timepieces, in giit and bronze, with Candelabra* and Ornaments, Ac Porphyre Vases, Candlesticks, snd other Orna ments Magnificent French China Dinner Service, for 38 persons Elegant Dessert Service of French China, beau tifully dfCorated, each plate containing a view of some prominent scene in St. Peters burgh Beautifully decorated French. Saxon, and India China Tea and Dessert Sets English Plated Dinner and Tea Service Rich set of Crystal cut-glass Ware Splendid Table Ornaments, in gilt and silver plate^ with plateaus, ice. Superior Mahogany mirror front Wardrobes Mahogany Bookcases, Cabinets, Desks, Writine Chairs. Screens Large and Elegant Psyche Glass, in heavy carved frame and Pillars Mahogany and Walnut Bedsteads Wardrobes and Bureaus Withstands and Toilet Sets Venre-, Bruss-ls and three ply Carpets Silk and Damask Curtains Shades, Cornice, Ac Mahogany Arm and Chamber Chaiis, Tables, Ac Large lot of superior Copper Cooking Utensils Silver plated Carriage Harness Alto, at 4 o'clock? A large variety of rare and choice Winea and Liquors, comprising? Madeiras, Sherries, Champagnes, Hock Old Port, Claret, French Cognac, Brown Stout Annlsette, Curracoa, Holland Gin, Ac. Some of which have been in cellar for thirty years Terms: 830 and under cash; over that sum a credit of 60 and 00 days, for satisfactorily en dorsed notes, bearing Interest. P S?The house will be cpen for visitors on the day preceding the sale. JAS. C. McGUIRE, ?iar 31?eoAds Auctioneer. By JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auctimeer Furnitlre and household Ef fects at Public Auction.?On MONDAY MORNING. April 14th, at 10 o'clock, at tte res idence of Thos Ewbank, on the east side of flth streat. between E and F streets. 1 shall sail his furniture and Housekeeping Effects, consisting Exaellent rosewood case 6\ octave Pianoforte, Covers, and Stool Marble-top Centre Table, Card Tables Mahogany Sofa and Parlor Chairs, Kockers Walnut Whatnot, Fancy Chairs Three-ply and Ingrain Carpets, Rugs Extension Diaing Table, Cane seat Chairs China and Glass Ware, Clocks, Shades Cottage and other Bedsteads, Washstands Dressing and plain Bureaus, Wardrobes Cooking. Radiator, aud other Stoves Floor Oilcloth, Hall Lamp Passage and Mair Carpet;-, Rods and Ey.'s Together with a general assortment of Kitchen Requisites. Terms: 825 and under, cash; over that snm a credit of 60 and 90 days, for satisfactorily endowed notes, bearing interest. ap 7-d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. Frame house and lot on the Island at Auction ?On WEDNESDAY, the 16th instant, I shall sell In front of the prem ises, at 5 o'clk p in., part of Lot No. 3, in square No 537, having a front of 33 feet on South E, be tween 3d aud 4# streets west, running back 100 feet, with the improvements, which are a good Frame House, with three rooms and kitchen, Ac Terms at the sale. A. GREEN, Auct. ap 8-d The rising star game.?this is a beautiful and Instructive Game for Children. It learns tkem to commit to memory all the Inci dents and celebrated battles that were foughtjdu rlng the American Revolution For sale by the agent, ALEX.ADAMSON, mar 22-3m 7th street, opposite Post Office AGENCY OF THE Keystone Insurance Co. of Philadelphia. Capital $300,000! Annual report for the year ending January 1, 1856 Assets of the Company, consisting of Bonds and Mortgages on unencumbered reares tate 8110,6M 00 Stocks of other Corporations, worth par 25^620 00 Cash on hand.... 31 yy Bills receivable, consisting of Marine notes and short loans ?36 943 70 Stock notes .,814,366 00 81,339 70 8219,420 00* Whole receipt* for premiums during the year 8112,612 06 Paid for losses and expenses during the year. 71.133 04 P M MORIARTV, President. J. MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. Risks changed from other companies to this No charge for policy foe. 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. feb 7?3m DAVID MYERLE, Agent. MEDICAL CARD. Doctor stanistas hernisz, reg ular Practitioner of Homcaopathy. Office, 231 cornar F and Fourteenth streets. Consulta tions from 10 a. m . to 3 p. m. Doctor Stanislas Hernlsa, having returned from Europe with improved health, will attend to the practice of his profession. Le Docteur parle Franeais. Der Doctor spricht Deutsch. El Doctor haola Espanol. II Dottore par la Italiano. mar 7?3m* evening star. The Simons Case In pursuance of the previously declared purpose of publishing whatever we can obtain likely to aid in rescuing the reputation of Dr. Simons from the stain upon it that might arise from the unexplained action of the late court martial in his case, we publish to-day a letter from another distinguished offioer, which sheds much additional lightupon tho facts involved. It is as follows : Fort Rilet. Feb. 23, lb56. Sib : I deem it a duty that I owe to the Army as well as to Dr Simons to say, that circumstances, elicited since the adjournment of the court-martial which recently assembled at this post for his trial, have come to light, which prove that his whole conduct, during the epidemic which prevailed in July and August of last year, has been that of a high-toned gentleman, and a faithful and attentive offi cer. I would state one fact which bears with .much weight on the oonduct of Dr. Simons. Tho reverend chaplain, Mr Clarkson, the chief witness for the prosecution, is known to have admitted, before creditable witnesses, that he was with Dr. Simons on the night of the 2d of August, and that it was his opinion that Dr. Simons was ill, and that such would have been his declaration before the court had a question to that effect been put to him. He further states, that though be does not know from his own knowledge or from Major Ogden himself, that it was his desire that Dr. Sipiona should not attend or prescribe for him, yet he was convinced that such was the fact from information derived from his friend, Mr. Sawyer. Thore are other circumstances to the advan tage of Dr Simons, which were not and could not be brought out in evidence, but which, I am satisfied, would place his conduct in an entirely new light, and vindicate his hitherto untarnished name. That Dr Simons wit placed in circumstances of peculiar difficulty and embarrassment, is evident to every indi vidual at this post. That he was surrounded by persons inimical to him, and who were ready to adopt the prejudices and opinions of others, does not admit of a doubt. Without a friend upon whom he could rely for advice? worn out and exhausted by forty-eight hours continuous labor?and conscious that his every act was scrutinized through a medium which could admit of no sympathy or fellowship. I can well imagine the conflicting elements which tortured his mind during that dreadful night of the 2d of August, as in the solitude of his own home he listened to the waiiings of his dying child, the earnest entreaty of his wife to take the advice of Mr. Clarkson and others, however doublful its sincerity, and remove them beyond contagion and to seek at the same time that repose it is universally ac knowled was so necessary to a prosecution of his own labors. Under these circumstances, it would reauire a better understanding of the workings of the human heart than such witnesses as were brought forward by the prosecution to divine or describe the motives of a person of the Doctor's exalted character. Before helefthis post on the morning of the 3d of August a physician had arrived That he remained from his post for several days was admitted ; but the arrival of an officer of the line with another physician, who had been specially sent for bis relief, relieved him from the ne cessity of abandoning his own wife and child, who were suffering with the disease I have forborne to dwell upon the high char acter Dr. Simons has hitherto sustained in th* Army It would ill become me to comment upon his professional skill and reputation Upon those points there can ba no better judge than yourself. My object is to present to you his case in a point of view which ap pears not to have been made manifest before the court; and if, in doing so, I shall have re moved from your mind a false impression, if such exists and thus restore to your confi dence, and to your corps, one who has been an ornament to it, my task will have been ac complished. Scan?alous Imputation?WhatDr. Lydia Sayer intimated in her lectures here, might occur to ladies complexions at a chemical lec ture it seems has come to pass in Prussia It was lately remarked that an exceedingly brilliant auditory, amongst which were many very elegantly dressed ladies, attended, at Berlin, a lecture on chemistry, delivered by one of the most celebrated chemists of the age. After witnessing a number of beautiful experiments and hearing of the marvels of science, a young lady, grew fatigued, and requested her husband to lead her from the hall ?' My love." said the gentleman, on reach ing the landing place outside. " wipe your cheek, there's a large blue spot upon it." The lady, much surprised, turned to look at her reflection in the mirrored window of a shop they were passing, and was almost pet rified to observe that the rouge on her cheeks had become blue, in oonsequence of the chem ical decomposition occasioned by the gas the professor had used in making his experiment She quickly wiped her face, and stifled her vexation in the thought that she should find herself amply revenged upon the other ladies in the hall. In reality, the lecture closing at this moment the audience began to disperse, and the gentleman and his wife almost burst with laugher at the cheeks of yellow, blue, black, vioiet and other colors, which now made their appearance in the street. Some of tue ladies, who had manufactured for themselves ivory complexions, rosy cheeks, coral lips and ebony eye-brows, were so transformed that they would have excited the envy of a pea cock. It is whispered that a lecture from the professor would produce similar effects in oth er cities besides Berlin. More about Louis Napoleon while in this Country.?M L. Tinelli, a French po litical exile, well known for his republican opinions, gives a quietus to the tales to the discredit of Louis Napoleon by the following authoritative declaration : 14 From the day of his arrival until that of his departuro in the packet Independence, June 28, 1837, Louis Napoleon had nis apart ments in the Washington Hotel, Broad way. on the site n>w occupied by Stewart's mag nificent store. There he received, and ad mitted sometimes to his table?besides the Count Arresse who remained one of his most intimate confidants?a very limited number of friends; among them were Mr M Uenfa lonieri, Foresti, Maroncelli, Ua:kett. Poug net, Dacoste, the RjV Mr. Steward, aLd a few others He led a very retired and re tired and remarkably regular life, acceptiLg none of the invitations with which he was un ceasingly besieged. He made no exception, but for the soirees of Mme Maturin Livings ton, whose family he particularly esteemed, and those of Mme. Pannon, who once a week gathered the elite of the French society under her roof. " Far from leading the life which has been attributed to him, the Prince on the contraiy constantly busied himself with labors and 6y rious projects A short time before his de parture, he asked me to draw up the plan of a great agricultural establishment, for he in tended to purchase land, and instal a small French colony. This design remained unful filled only on account of his sudden depar ture, which was caused by the unfavorable advices he had received concerning his mo ther's health. A New Hampshire Yankeo says that no man in his State neod ever be rninua, ' a pocket full of rocks but Theodore barker says of the Granite State, that it is ? theland of poor relations and cheap tomb stones. The Miseries and Effects of Intemperance The following is the most graphic delinea tion of the miseries and effects of intemper ance that we hare ever seen?it is from tho arguments advanced bj certain citisens of Portage county, Ohio, in a memorial to the Legislature on the subject: And vet its march of ruin is onward still ! It reaches abroad to others?invades the fam ily and social circles?and spreads woe and sorrow all around. Its cuts down youth in its vigor?manhood in its strength?and age in it* weakness. It breaks the father's heart ?bereaves the doating mother?extinguishes natural effection?erases conjugal love?blots out filial Attachment?blights parental hop#? and brings down mourning age in sorrow to the grave. It produces weakness, and not strength; sickness, sot health; death, not life It makes wives widows?children or phans?fathers fiends-and all of them pau pers and beggars. It hails fevera?feeds rheumatisms?nurses gouts?welcome* epi demies?invites cholera?imparts pestilence, and embrace* consumptions It covers the land with idleness, poverty, disease and crime. It fills your jails?supplies your almshouse*? and demands your asylums. It engenders controversies?fosters quarrels?and cherishes riots. It contemns law?spurns order?and loves mobs. It crowds your penitentiaries? and furnishes the victims for your scaffolds. It is the life-blood of the gamblers?the ali ment of the counterfeiter?the prop of the highwayman, and the support of the midnight incendiary. It countsnancea the liar?respecu the thief ?and esteems the blasphemer. It violates obligation?reverences fraud?and honor* in famy. It defames benevolence?hates love? scorns virtue?and slanders innocence It incites the father to butcher his offspring? helps the husband to massacre his wife?and aids the child to grind his parricidal axe. It burns up man?consumes woman-detest* life ?curses Qod?and despises Heaven. It suborns witnesses?nurses perjury?de files the jury box?and stains the judicial er mine. It bribes votes?disqualifies voters corrupts elections?pollutes our institutions ? and endangers our government It degrades the citisen ? debases the legislator?dishonors the .statesman?and disarms the patriot. It brings shame, not honor; terror, not safety; despair, not hope: misery, not happiness And now, as with the malevolence of a fiend, it calmly surveys its frightful desolations, and insatiate with havoc, it poisons felicity?kills peace?ruins morals?blights confidence? slays reputation?and wipes out national hon or?then curse- the worla?and laughs at its ruin. Bible Lore in Missouri. A correspondent of the St Louis Republi can, writing from Jefferson City, gives an amusing description of a trial which recently came off at that place, in which all the c un ?el engaged rank high at the Missouri bar. Although lawyers were never considered re markable for their erudition in the Scriptures, urges the editor of the Republican, yet such unpardonable neglect of the holy book, as the counsel in this case exhibited, calls for prompt action upon the part of the American Bible Society, or greater Sunday school facilities, liere is the letter: A few days since, I was serving as a juror in a case of slander. Three of our most prom inent lawyers were engaged?one for the plain tiff. the others for defendant. Tbe counsel attempted to impeach the veracity of one of the witnesses?au old man named Mayhew. They failed entirely, aud when the counsel for the plaintiff came to sum up the evidence, said : " Gentlemen of tbe jury, the oouneel on the opposite side have endeavored to im peach the veracity and destroy the character of the witnesses, and particularly of my old friend Mayhew. I must confess, gentlemen, I trembled for my old friend, when the senior counsel for defendant, with his stern counte nance, demanded of the old man, whether he had not told a different story to his neigh bors, and introduced Mr. Harris to prove it. But, gentlemen, he failed ; and my old friend Mayhew came out unscathed. Yes, gentle men, like Daniel of old, out of the lion s den, without a hair of his head having been singed." This excited the risibles of ..hose familiar with the authority quoted ; but some very t road grins were seen when the senior coun sel for defendant rose, and remarked to his hearers, "That his friend, the counsel for plaintiff, had not quoted correctly the passage from the Higher Law ; that he had read and heard much of Daniel, but that was the first time he had ever heard of his being in a lion's den " All was silence, however, compared with the roar when the junior counsel made his reply. In alluding to the remarks of plain tiff's counsel, he said : '? My worthy friend on the othor side is not quite as familiar with the volume of the higher law as he ia with those of Chitty and Blackstone, or he would not have attempted to release his friond Mayhew from the lion's den without having a hair of his head singed. Unlike my senior I hav* heard of being in the lion's den; but, until to-day, I never heard that his roaring majes ty made use of fire. My worthy friend has, I suppose, mixed up the esca}*e of Daniel from the lion's den with the passage of Nebuchad ncxiar through the fiery furnace, who had not a hair singed !" A Female Abx.ndohi.no hi a Parent asd Choosisg to Live with the Shaeers?It will be recollected in the early part of the winter a young female, residing with the Shaker family at Lebanon, very mysteriously disappeared, and fears were then entertained that she had met with some violence. She was the daughter of David Lyall, of this city, who, on the 4th of February, 1637, legthy bouiid out three of his children to the Ltba non family Previous to the disappearance of Mary, two of the children, who were bound out at the eauie time with her, had voluntari ly left, and no effort was made on the part of the Shakers to retain them Immediately upon the disappearance of Mary, tbe Shakers set about making a diligent search for her, and, after a 1 >ng time, ascertained that ?he had been taken away by her father against her consent, and under circumstances that led the Shakers to believe that she had desired to remain with them, and to have them bring her back. Upon ascertaining this fact, one of the fam ily. in behalf of the society, appeared before Judge Robinson, and obtained a writ of ka/ra* corpus, demanding the father to bring hie daughter before the Judge The process wa? placed in the hands of police officer 11.tie. who served it, and caused the parties to aj J ear this morning, as commanded, before uJge Robinson. Mr Lyall, accomj anted by a legal friend and his daughter, with her sis t r, two Shakers, their Counsel, two members of the press, and a few members of the bar, were witnesses to an interesting scene which transpired in Judge Robinson s office. Alter an acknowledgment cfc tbe scrvice of the summons by Mr. Lyall, the Judge informed Mary that she was at liberty to go either with her father or the Shakers, when she promptly replied, "1 will go with the Shakers. She is rather an interesting looking girl, and wo were not surprised that her father bec-m* en raged at her decision. She left the office ac companied by tbe Shakers, with the promiso to give to her sister, before she left the city, all the clothing she then had on ?Altnny Journal, April 2. |VWilliam ftilmore Simms has been lec turing in Savannah on the "Ante-Colonial History of the South." He holds that a race whose origin was to be traoed either to the Northman, Irish, or Welsh, had inhabited Georgia and Carolina several centuries be fore the advent of Columbus