Newspaper of Evening Star, April 16, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 16, 1856 Page 1
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the evening stab, ,18LI?HKD kveky afternoon, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) li ikt St?r tut* 9f Ptnuiivmim ??.<??? * ?<i EU+tntk strut, If W. D. WALIACH, If '.it K>"ub*flo?r? by carriers at SIX iND A iiUAKTKF CENTS, payable weekly ic t'.e Agents; pnptr* ?erved in packages at 37^ psti per ir.nrt'b. To mzll rtrbacrlbers the rub ,crlption price It TH R EE DOLLARS AND FIF fVCKNTS JVf*ri??iMiiti)Two DOLLARS f* tlx month?, and ONE DOLLAR for three ?orths; for .?* thaa thre# wonthi at the rate ef |i^ ocatu a week. SIN9LB COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VII WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY. APRIL 16, IS56. NO. 995. THE WEEKLY STAB. talalaff ? ?? ke fou*4 la aay lap thaa pakQaket oa Sator* ?lacleeepy, per aaaui U * t? aim. rtTeeoplee VWSBty >M>f ??> ? ?>???>??? ^ CT Cae?, mvakuBLT m A?nii?i (1^ Slagleeoplee (la wrapper*) eaa bepreta e4 at the counter. '.mmMlatriy after the I* paper. Prlc*? Thebb Canrt.; PotTKAtTiat who act at areata will Mallowe a coronation of tweatt per oeat. AGENCY OF THB Kmtoue insurance Co. of Philadelphia. ' Capital ?SOO.OOO! * nnual report for the year /V ending January 1, 1S56. Assets of the Company, consisting of Bonds and Mortgages on unencumbered real es tate........... tno.fw oo ftoe*?nfrthercorporatlons, worth par as,(WO 00 Cvk on hand.......... 31 ??4 30 Bills receivable, consisting of Marin* ' notes and short loans (36 943 70 Stock notes ?14,3fc# 00 51,339 70 9219,420 00 'A hole receipts for premiums during the ???........?tll8|81i 06 Paid for looses and expenses during the year 71.133 04 P M MORIARTY, President. J. MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. RNks changed from other companies to this. No charge for policy fee. Enquire at the office of J. tv Kendall, over R. Morrow's Exchange Office, first door West of W. B. Todd's hat store on Pennsylvania avenue. frb 7?3m DAVID MYERLE, Agent MEDICAL CARD Doctor stanistas hernisz, reg nlar Practitioner of Homeopathy. Office, 231 corner F and Fourteenth streets. Consulta tions from 10 a. m . to 3 p. m. Doctor Stanislas Hernisz, having returned from Europe with Improved health, will attend to the pracuce of his profession. Le Doeteur parle Francais. Der Doctor spricht Deutsch. El Doctor haola Espanol U Dottore parla 1 tallano mar 7-3m* A.ITHO.IY BIJCHLY. UNDERTAKER, Shop and Residence If*. 303 Pean. avenas, sssth side, between 9th aid loth aU., HAVLN# PROVIDED HIMSELF WITH an ELE&ANT HEARSE, and all necessary conveniences fori properly conducting his business, would respectfully inform the public that he Is fuliy prepared to All all orders entrusted to him, at Use shortest notice, and in the best manner. A iar^e supply of READY-MADE COFFINS of all size*, always on band, which will be fur nl?hed on the most reasonable terms. Ai heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N B ? Kesid nj? on the premises, orders will be prsmptiy attended to at all hours. fob 7-1 y JONAS F. LEVY, ~~ :a?0*TStt AND DIAL** IM WIVES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, AND TUTS GROCERIES, Oensral Commission & Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKE*, No. 471 Pa. av., two doors below U.S. Hotel, Washinston City, D. C. N. 3 ?Country .Merchants are requested le give ae a call before purchasing elsewhere. oc 4-ly CHOICE yKUIT TREES FOR SALE. in OHO APPLE TREES, OF EXTRA * growth and well assorted MA S.0M) PEACH TREES, forming a com-CW plete assortment and well grown. A few very choice Dwarf PEAR TREES, of extra sire. The above comprising a very choice assortment of Tree* were raised bv the late John H. King, they wiU be guaranteed to be what they are rep reseated Apply to W. Albert King. No. 35 sonth High street, Georgetown, D. C , or at Valley View Farm, one mile northwest of Georgetown. Catalogues furnished on application E J. KING. Also, fcr sale, a few thousard very choice ROSBfc. Apply as above. E. J. K. mar 11?tf CHACNTEY Vf AKKiilER, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER. ?A ND DEALER IN FINE WATCHES JEW A ELRV and SILVER WARE, would respect f illy solicit the attention of those who desire a good article, to his choice variety of London, Ge neva and Copenhagen WATCHES, selected with tUe vi-?w of tune-keeping and durable qualities, for which a suitable guarantee will be furnished tho.;e who purchase. COLD SEALS. FOB and VEST CHAINS, FINE JEWELRY, SILVER SPOONS, GOB* LETS, CUPS, FORKS, Ac., for sale at N. York prices The Chronometer, Duplex, Lever, Cylinder, Keoeatlag, Musical and other WATCHES re paired Also JEWELRY. Ac. No 3~S> Pa. avenue, between 8th and 7th streets, Browa a Hotel Building, sign of the GOLDEN WATCH, jan 'A?3m Washington, 1). C. "THE MIRK I AGE GUIDE." ITARRIAGE GUIDE, OR NATURAL HIS 1*1 tory of Generation, for the use of married persons and those about to marry, of both sexes; price, g) "THE MALE GENER ATI VE ORGANS," in healtn and -itease, from infincy to old age, with the treatment of all their derangements; for every man's own private use; with colored plates; price. *!. A POPULAR TREATISE ON VENEREAL lilieas<w; their cure and prevention; for private u*, wlih colored plates; pilce, SI. THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MID wifery and the Diseases of Pregnancy and Chlld Mrtli, for?v?ry female's own private use; price THE DISEASES OF WOMEN?THEIR Ciiaes and Treatment Any of tae Books can be had of the agent, ALEX. ADAMSON, mar ?t-3ia 7th street, opposite Post Office. &EGAKI, TOBACCO AND SNUFF. HC. PURDY, IMPORTER OF SEGARS, ? TOBACCO. AND SNUFF, has Just re ceived a new invoice of GOODS of superior qual ity Aiso, dealer in Meerschaum and other PI PES. and other articles usually kept lna Fancy Oegar Store. Consumers are respectively Invited to give me ;t call. H.C. PURDV, Pennsylvania avenue, near 3d street, inar 1U?lrn under Washington House. SI NGEK'S Improved Sewing Machines. To which was kraated the highest Award et the Paris Exhibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict e/ Superiority* TUB IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA chlne has simplified them in many respects, and they are capabi-of executing twice the amount of worn they did formerly in any given time. I'hey are wimout question the only Machines ca pable of tewing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for narness can be bv any of these machines by a simple change t f needle and thread in such a manner that the closest scrutiny cmnot detect a fault. Manufacturers, planters and families will And them :he only safe Machines to purchase, as they are built strong a ad durable, and not likely to g?t out of order. We sive machines with guages attached, for binding Lau, cap fronts, gaiters, Ac. Silk. Thread, Cotton, Needles, Ac., constantly on hand, at the lowest rates. Person" desirous of information regarding Sew ing Machines will please address r 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 machines under the pretext of being cheap, will Had this a benefit indeed. mar 10? tf POVI' JACKETS, BOYS' FANTS, BOYS' VESTS, BOYS' SHIRTS, BOYS' COATS, BOYS'SACKS, BOYS' DRAWERS, BOVS' UNDERSHIRTS BOYS'CAPS, BOYS'SUSPENDERS, BOY;*'COLLARS, BOYS'CRAVATS, Being the largest and finest assortment of Boys' READY-MADE GARMENTS, suitable for dress ana school wear, to be found this aide of New V ork. to waich we particularly Invite the atten tion of Parents and ?iuardlaus, assuring them that all goods will be otfered at the lowest prices. WALL A STEPHENS, 321 Pa. av., between 9th and 10th sts inarjK next to I ron Hall ( 'LOlKS?I LOt k*?CLOCKS.?A GREAT variety of CLOCKS, all warranted tosssi keep good time one year, at EhI J ROBINSON'S, ran 34W Pennsylvania avenue, B5I mar SI?lm opposite Browns' Hotel ( 1LOSI NO OCT ENGRAVINGS at asacrl ^ fice,at 30b, betw. SKb and loth sts. JOHN K. ELLIS. orriciu. TaiASCKY DarinTXINT, Dec. 1, 1996. Notice Is hereby given to holders of stock* of Che United States that thi? Department will par chase to the amount of ft ,500 000 of raid stocks at any time when the same may be offered prior to the 1st day of June next, and will pay therefor the following prices, to wit: For atock of the loan of 1848, a premium of ten per cent.; for stock of the loans of 1947 and 1648, a premium of sixteen per cent.; for stock Issued under the act of 1850, commonly called Texas-In demnlty stock, a premium of six per cent.; and for stock of the loon of 18W, redeemable on the Ifth November, 184?, If received at the Treasury prior to the 1st day of January next, a premium of 8* percent.; if received between the 1st Jan uary and the 31st of March next, a premium of * per cent; and If received after the 3ist 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 theassistant treasurers at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the meney may direct. , , .... JAMES GUTHRIE, dec 3?dtJunel Secretary of the Treasury. CAST OFF CLOTHING ?r-u__n m. miumce io-*.>i TaUor <"ap 7-lm? for sale. 95,000 Extra Fine Roses, Fruit Trees, Or Inamental Shrubs, Climbing Plants, Ac. * fK E RECE,VED? FROM PARIS, 12,000 U. and celebrated KVER-^. BLOOMING ROSES known in Europe. comprising Bourbons, Hybride, perpetual "** Noisette, fea Moss, Monthly Moss, Striped Prov lns, and Climbing Roses, all fine large plants, the best collection In America. _ ALSO? #i . bJTt collection of PEARS, on Pear and (Quince Stocks, some of large size and flae form. Also, APPLES, PEACHES, APRICOTS CHERRIES, G&APE VIN&i, Ac , and Oma K??taL.tfHRUB8Jl EVERGREENS, cli.mb ?r 5W25S'^ei,B>E DAHLIAS, PAfi * L.ANTS, Ac. All warranted true to name and of first quality. ALSO? ur?WJ^lb1.0f the celebrat?d new CHINESE POTATO (Dyiscorea Batatas,) the most valu able acquisition of this oeitury. I invite the attention of all lovers ef good fruits and admirers of good roses to this collection. P1J. A. JARDIN, and Nurseryman, Connecticut avenue, corser of M street, two squares from Lafayette Square ap 3-Sw WORMED COLLARS AND SLEEVES v v la sets?Just opened from the importer a full assortment of? Collars and Sle-ves In sets Cambric and Muslin Collars at very low prices Also, White Cambrics Plain and Figured Swiss Muslins Piaid Cambrics and White Brilliants at UK cts per yard With many other Goods very cheap. WM R RILEY, ap <-lm Cor. 8th St., opp Centre Market. Mucilaoe in new and convene ent bottles, with metallic cap and brush, In dls^enMble to merchants and useful to every T^e newest styles of Envelopes and Wrlting paoers In every variety and be?t quality. Writing Inks from the best manufacturers? Maynard A Noys's, Blackwood A Co., Arnold's Fluid, and Harrison's. Always en hand? A superior assortment of Gold Fens, Blank Books Playing and Visiting Card*, Faber's Pencils Steel Pens, Quills, best Senllng-wax And every thing in the Stationery line for sale at SHlLLINGTON'S Bookstore, ap4 Odeoq Buildings, Fa. av., cor. 4* st. MR WILLIAM PALMER, B Protestor of Singing and the Flute, EGS TO INFOR M THE INHABITANTS of Washington tha. he proposes establishing SINGING CLASSES for two, three or four pu pils, whereby each voice will be properly ex amined, and separately cultivated, according to its quality, which could not be done, consistent ly, with simultaneous teaching-as Sopranos, Mezzo Sopranos, and Contralto voices require a widely different training. Ths same care 1* ac cessary with male voices, viz: Tenor, Baritone, and Bass. When the pupils are sulllciently ad vanced to sing by themselves they will then be taught to take their respective parts In Duets Trios, or Quartetts. Terms per Quarter: S10 for each pupil, If only two pupils one hour will be devoted, and an extra half hour for every additional pupil; #20 per quarter for separate pupils. j ap 5-tf 257 Pennsylvania avenue. ! COFFIN WARXROOM, fee. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., VMDERTA ? KEKS?residence lib Seventh _ street, between G and H streets. Interments procured In any ground ?r cemetery. Co Acs, Caps, 8hronds, Carriages. Hearse, and every article for Interments of tha best quality faralshed at short notice, on the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the alght. Having the exclusive right of Crump's Patent Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep (he fteaa for any length of time. jy 11?ly J. CONNELLY, Undertaker, No 423 SsreatA striet, vest t\dt, tet. G and H. WOULD RESPECTPULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and the adjoining counties that he is{ prepared to attend to all orders at the shortest notice and on the most liberal terms, He will spare no pains to give entire satisfaction on ail occasions. He guarantees to preserve the time lQ 1116 weather for any length of A large tuppiv of ready made COFFINB of I 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 toliclted. marV4-tf For hale or exchanue several seven-octave rosewood PIANO-; FORTE, elegantly finished, will bef sold low for cash or good paper, or wlll"bo ex changed for building material and work. The*e instruments may be seen at my Saloon, ami any person disposed to purchase or trade will plea-ne make early application. mar& LEWIS CARUS1. rpHREE PIANOS HECE1VED THIS week, and for sale low. at the great Piano and Music Store or JOHN F. ELL!s,?? Penn. avenae, between 0th aad 10th streets ap '2-tf BONLY l'J* CENTS. UCKLEY'S CELEBRATED SONG BOOK for the parlor, containing a collection of new and popular Songs, as sung by Buckley's New Orleans seienaders at their opera house, Broad way, New Vork. For rale by the a^ent, m.,44 ALEX ADAMSON, mar 2*2 3m _7thstre?t, opposite Post Qfflee. WATCHK* A?0 JEWELRY US per cent, cheaper than can be boughtelsewbere In Wash ington, at J. ROBINSON'S, mar'21-lm 34? Pa. av., opp Browns' Hotel. Apples and potatoes. 100 bbls. prime Boston APPLES 100 bbls prime Mercer POTATOES For sale by HARTLEY A BROTHER, Ip>ir2j treor^etowa. L. J. M1DULETON, DEALER in ICE, <>#?? ?Id Depot?Southwest corner of K and Twelfth streets. feb 27-tf TO PHYSICIANS AND OTHERS. JUST RECEIVED A SUPPLY OP TliAen's Fluid Extracts of tb6 varlouiM?41elo.'ilplanti Ac Also, a supply of fresh and pure MEM j CINES J. B. MOORE, Pharmaceutist, [ ap 9-eoJt 113 Pa. avenue, First Ward. ANTHRACITE COAL. * JUST ARRIVED. A CARGO OF RED ASH, Schuylkill CO \L, egg and nut sire, of fine qualltv. ' rally expected, cargo of White Ash, Egg. Ordon *<>1 cited for small or large quantities. On hand, a full supply of Hickory, Oak, and Pine WOOD, of good qiallty. ' Reasonable prices and folr dealing. JNO. T GIVEN A CO., Coraer 14th and C sts , near the Canal. apt?-W3T3t NOTICE TO MASONS AND BUILDERS. CTONE OF THE BEST QUALITY, THE best In the market, will be furnished this sea son from my Quarries, near the Little Palls. All kQStone' Fla8?lng> Curl>, Step and Sill, Wheel Stone, and small Building stone. The quality is well known ; the same fUrnlabed last season through the agency of Mr. Wm Col lins, of Washington. WM. D. C. MURDOCH. Georgetown, April 7, 18S6. ap 8-eo2w The fast trotting stallion MOSCOW, (believed to be the fast fi\ ejt stallion in the three adjacent States) >?>5? will be let to a LIMITED number of Mart's our? *? the month of April only For terms, pedi gree, Ac , apply to Dr. GEORGE SMITH, ap 1-dlOtAeoQt* At Birch's Stables. MARBLE AND BROWN STONEWORKS, Pa. avenue, between ISth and 19th streets. rpHE UNDERSIGNED KEEPS ON hand A and makes to order on the most reasonable terms?MONUMENTS, TOMBS, GRAVE STONES, MANTELS, TABLE TOP8, MAR BLE, and ENCAUSTIC TILES for Flooring Also, all kinds of plain and ornamental Marble and Brown Stone Work for building purposes executed with promptness, and at as low priees as can be had elsewhtre. ap 10-eoljr H. parry. 304] NEW confectionery. [304 JUST RECEIVED A FINE LOT OF Fren h CANDY of all flavors and kinds, and of the very best qualltv, such as FRENCH, WHITE NEL'GA, In tin foil, extra fine. Love HEARTS, >iarshmallow DROPS, Llqaorioe DROPS, and Strawberry DROPS, and a gene al variety to whlrh I Invite the pjbllc to call and see FKESH CAKES every day. ICE CREAM THAT IS CREAM, WATER ICES, Ac. ' And every article of the best qualit r. Famllles and parties furnished at short notice. U. H. R1DF NOLJR A CO , 304 Pa avenue, betw. 9th tnd 10th sts. ap I0-eo3t (Organ) Shirts made to order, and sure TO FIT OR NOSALE.?Gentlemen In want of new and beautiful white and fancy linen and cotton SHIRTS can nowhavethem manufactured In style snd finish, at short notice, st the gentle men's Bazaar, corner 6th street and Pennsylvania avenue HOPKINS, ap 8-eow2w T. N. KIDWELLi DEALER IN ICE. ORDERS LEFT AT THE FOLLOWING places will be promptly attended to : Kidwell A Laurence, comer Pa. ave. and 14th street. G. F. Kidwell A Co., 14th street, opp. Frank lin Engine House. J. B. Moore, Druggist, Pa. avenue, betw. 19th and 20th streets. Geo. Seltze, New York avenue, between 10th and i:th streets R.C. Dyson A Co., Druggists, corner of 9th and I streets. Rol^rt A Payne, Druggist, corner 4th st. and Mass. avenue. ap3?2awflw MASTIC WORK, PLAIN f ORNAMENTAL PLASTERER, Ne. 426 K Street north. THE UNDERSIGNED (LATE OF THE Arm of Noonan A Tlerney) respectfully In forms Owners, Builders, Architects, and others, that he is prepared to attend to orders for Plain and Ornamental PLASTERING and MASTIC WORK with promptness, and In his usual satis factory style. Orders to the above address p nrtuallyaUendrd o. (mar 20-eolm*] JOHN TIERNEY. REFRIGERATORS OF THE MOST APPROVED KIND, JUST received at the House Furnishing Store of the subecrll>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?eo6w No. 530. 7th street CASH PAID FOR FURNITURE PERSONS DECLINING HOUSEKEEPING or having a surplus of Household Effects on hand, will And 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. 369 Seventh st , bet. I and K. feb 19-god NOTICE. THE SUBSCRIBER REGS 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 save from 15 to 25 psr cent _ Toilet and Dinner Sets lower than the lowest at JOHN MoDEVITT'8, 309 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, mar 21?eolm I THE SUBSCRIBER, BOUGHT BOUN. * TY LAND WARRANT No 50.318. for 160 acres of land, issued und r the act of Feo. 11th, 1817, In the name of Jane Plckard, Stewart D. Plrkard, Rol?ert B Pickard, William Pickard, Alexander Pickard, and Mary Pickard; brothers, sisters, and heirs-at-Uw of John H Pickard. late a private In Captain Seftrlch'* Company, Third Regiment, Tennessee Volunteers, Mexican War. 1 mallei the same in a registered letter. No. 31, 1 at Columbia, Tenn., November ISth, 1866. ad dressed te Hamilton G. Fant, Washington, D.C. Said letter was eltber lost or stolen. Therefore, I hereby give notice, that I intend to apply to the Commissioner of Pensions for a duplicate of said Warrant, after giving the required notice. J. F. FIKE, Mount Pleasant, Maury county. Tenn. mar U?law6w WORK RICH DRESS 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 Col'd Brilliants Plaid Muslins, Plain and Plaid Cambrics With a full stock of all kinds of Mourning Goods MANTILLAS, SHAWLS AND SCARFS. We are now opening our Spring styles in Silk Mantillas, Shawls and Scarfs, all the newest de sign* and novelties ef the season ALSO, J OS T OPENED? S00 new style Paraso!s 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. 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?eo2w

SPRING GOODS. OHN H. SMOOT, No 119 South slJe Bridge street, near High, Georgetown, D. C., has re ceived his First Instalmentof SPRING GOODS, sul ed to the early demand. Plain cols all wool Mous de Lalnes, PJaln Black Silks, all grades. Plain French Proeolesor Cambrics, White and colored figured Brilllantes, 100 pieces English and American Calicoes, 20 pieces Manchester and Domestic Ginghams. 25 pieces White Cambrics and Jaconets, 50 pieces Checked and Plain Muslins, 26 pieces Ulckardeonand Barklle's Irish Linens, 300 pieces soft-finished Shirting Cotton, 12Kc. New York, Bates and Wainasutta Mills do.. Heavy bleached and brown Sheeting Cottons. Tewellng, Table Damasks, and Napkins, Ladies and Geuts Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs, Heavy Osnaburg Prints and S'rlped Osnaburgs, Mixed Denims and twilled andjplain do. Also, Whalebone and Manilla Corded Skirts, White and slate colored do.. with ether seasonable goods, te 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.8. J AUCTION SALES. By JAS. C. MoGUIRE, Auctioneer G'lfJ? 8ALE Or MARBLE STATl A .f/i.'./?U,u"tal Vassanai, and objects ti vi?r i !l'the ?( Signer ?e. Nr. h.h(??,,"?n THURSDAY MORN fcitni ilB?t,nt' atl0?'cloc*, at tbe Saloon avenuewSmfc Bookstore, corner Pennsylvania ?Jehn"*"d, Hth stre t, I shall tell a large invoice WSR,BS,1SttSr,1-t "y s'g"or" ?n?,hi ln EuroJ>* Among them are 5 JK?Sl?irT<!*SebeVM?' Etrurian Urns Agate Baccante Vases Pure while Grecian Vases Baccante Tazzas, for Catds, Ac. nnJTf1? tbe M*rbI? Statuary wUl be found One finely carved life-size Bast of Daniel Web ster, ln Carrara marble, the finest grain that the quarries of Italy produce Also, a superb bust of the Emperor Nicholas One beautiful Madonna of Tenerannl, by the _ veil known artist, Sig. Bachiani One beautiful groop of Bacchus and Ariadne One group, the Shepherdess One superb group, Divine Instruction. The a?sortment also contains rare and beautiful specimens of Parian China, viz : The Finding of Moses. The Return of the Prod igal, tbe Gentle Shepherdes*, Tragrdy and Comedy, 4c., all of which are mounted en marble pedestals One superb new style Landscape Tea Service, the first of the pattern imported Beautifully decorated Tea Sets, Chocolate Caps, Elegant Grecian Pedestals for vases or Busts. Pair of superb Amphora Va*es, copies from the originals in the Pltte Palace. Rich Bohemian Glass Vases. Perfume Bottle*, t ard Receivers, and Jewel Baskets Terms cash. The saloon will be open and the goods on exhi bition on the day and evening of the 15th ap 10?d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auct. By JAS. C. MoGUIRE, Auctioneer. An undivided interest in the National Hotel, Washington, at Fnbllc Auction. Trustee's Sale.-By authority of a deed of trust and by direction of the cest q trust the subscribers will sell at auction, at the auction storeof J C. McGuire. Washington,on THURS DAY, the 19th day of April next, at 12 o'clock m , eight undivided three hundred and fifteen parts the whole into three hundred and fifteen equai parts, being divided of and in all and singular the lot* of ground ln 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 said lot number 13, fronting twenty feet on north C street, and running back at right angles with said street north the full depth of said lot 14, with the irn proverrents thereon, being the establishment mown as the National Hotel, new in the occu pancyof Wm. Guy. Terms of rale: One-fourth cash; and the resi due in six, twelve, and eighteen months from the day of sale, for which notes bearing interest, with a lien on the premises, will be taken Conveyance* at tbe cost of the purchaser. The property will be resold at the purchaser's risk and cost on ten days' notice If tbe terms of sale be not complied with within three days from the day of sale. RICHARD WALLACH, ? JOHN II. SAUNDERS, J Trustees. ?p 2?eo4ds J. C. McbrUIRE, Auct. By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. SUPERIOR CABINET FURNITURE, French Plate Mirrors, Splendid French, Indiaand Saxon China Service, Silver-pla ted Ware, Elegant Gilt and Plated Table and Mantel Ornaments, Choice Old Wines and Liquors?On FRIDAY MORNING, Ap'l 18th, commencing at 10 o'clock, I shall sell, at the residence of the late Russian Minister, A. de Hodiseo, Second street, Georgetown, all his su perior Furniture and Household Effects, consist ing, in part, of? Handsome silk da mask cove red Sofas, Arm, Par lor and Fancy Chairs Rosewood Scfa and Chairs, style of Louis XIV. Velvet covered Tete-a-Tete, Arm and Reception Chairs v Pair of elegant Painted Glass Folding Screens Large French-plate Mirrors, la heavy carved mahogany frames Elegant Cabinets, Bookstands, Etsgeren .Marble top and Gilt Centre Tables Side and Fancy Tables Morocco and Damask-covered Divans and Loun ges | Splendid Mantel Timepieces, in gilt and bronze, with Candelabras and Ornaments, 4c. Porphyre Vases, Candlesticks, snd other Orna ments Magnificent French China Dinner Service, for 36 persons Elegant Dessert Service of French Chins, beau tifully decorated, each plate C3ntalnlng a view of some promlaent sctne in St. Peters burgh Beautifully decorated French, Snxon, 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 siiver f?late, with plateaus, &c. or Mahogany mirror front Wardrobes Mahogany Bookcases, Cabinets, Desks, Writing Chalis. Screens Large and Elegant Psyche Glass, inhca?y carved frame and Pillars Mahogany and Walnut Bedsteads Wardrobes and Bureaus WasLstands and Toilet Sets Valve*, Brass-Is and three-ply Carpets Silk and Damask Cui tains Shades, Cornice, 4c Mahogany Arm and Chamber Chains, Tables, 4c Large lot of superior Copper Cooking Utensils Silver plated Carriage Harness Also, at 4 o'clock? A large variety of rare and choice Wines and Liquors, comprising? Madeiras, Sherries, Champagnes, Hock Old Port, Claret, French Cognac, Brown Stout Annisette, Curracoa, Holland Gin, 4c. Some of which have been ln cellar for thirty years Terms : 830 and under cash ; over that sum a credit of #0 and 90 days, for satisfactorily en dorsed notes, bearing interest. P. S ?The house will be open for visitors on the day preceding the sale. JAS C. McGUIRE, mar 31?eo4d? Auctioneer. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. Frame house and lot on the Island at Auction?On WEDNESDAY, the 16th Instant, I shall sell, ln front of the prem ises, at 5 o'clk p m., part of Lot No. 3, ln square No &>7, having a front of 33 feet on South E, be tween 3d and 4# streets west, running back 100 feet, with the improvements, which are a goad Frame House, with three rooms and kitchen, 4c Terms at the sale. A. GREEN, Auct. ap 8-d TABLE CUTLERY. C1LVER-PLATED TABLE AND DESSERT ^ Knives ; Ivory Handle Knives ; Knives and Forks: Carvers, Forks, and Steels ; Game Car vers; Beef Slicers; Bread Knives, 4c. Remember, prices are low oa 7th st , especially ?t 490. ap 14- G. FRANCIS S. P. HOOVER, Hall Boot, Khee and Trank Establish ment. JUST RECEIVED MY STOCK OF SPRING BOOTS and SHOES for ladles, mis-, ses, and children. Alto, a large assortment of Gents, Boys{ and Youths' French Patent Leather and Calf Boots, Shoes and Pumps, all of which 1 will sell lew for cash. ? My assortment of TRAVELING TRUNKS cannot be surpassed In any city south'of New York. g, p. HOOVER, ?p 11- Iron Ball Jewelry?new styles.?we are DOW ODentncr ? Vianiiinvnp aaartrfn?ent n# Ml. \M m . ?ow opening a handsome assortment of NEW JEWELRY, consisting of Coral, Cameo, Flor entine, Mosaic, and Lava Brocches, Bracelets, and Ear tings. Also, Necklaces, Chains. Charms, Seals, Keys, Lockets, Ac. M. W. GALT 4 BRO. ap 10. 3*4 Pa. av , bet. 9th and 16th sts. APPLES! AFPLES ti ~ 1 OO BBLS RUSSET No 1 APPLES 25 do Baldwin do do Now arriving per schooner Gassabaes, and for sale by HARTLEY A BRO , ?P 11 101 Water st., Georgetown. MR* W. HENRY PALMER'S PIANO FORTE CLASSES, Five Dollars Per Quarter. Apply at GEORGE HILBUS'S Music Depot, Penasyivanla avenue. rJl mar 14-tf EVENING STAR. Lift of Patent! issued from the United States Patent Office for the week ending April 15, 185ft? each bearing *hat date : Andrew Allen, of Wilmington, Del.?For ironrovement in power-looms Edwin Allen, of Glastonburg, Conn.?For improvement in calendar clocks J. A Ayres, of Hartford. Connecticut ?For improved machine by which cattle rais* wa ter for themselves Andrew J. Barnhart, of Hartfield, N. Y ? For improvement in securing and relea*inc blocks of lasts Wm W. Binny. of Seneca Falls, N. Y ? For improvement in coal stoves Henry E Canfield, of New York, N. Y ? For improved arrangement of means for ope ratmg cut-off valves of *team engines Jacob Cohen, of New York, N. Y.?For i? Srovcment in the arrangement of grates and ampers for chimneys J. B. Creighton, of Tiffin. Ohio.?For im proved stump extraotor. Levi Comwell, of Baltimore, Md ?For im provement in omnibus register. Abram J. Gibson, of Clinton, Mass.?Fcr improvement in attaching thills and poles to vehicles. Abel H. Orennell. of Springfield, Vt.? For improvement in mode of protecting vines Samuel ? Hartwell, of New York, N Y.? For improvement in frames for mosquito nets Wm B Hatch, of Elmira. N. Y ?For im provement in straining marble saws, Nathaniel Hayward. of Colchester, Conn ? For improvement in manufacture of India rubber. J. E. Haviland, of Galveston, Texas?For improvement in machines for sawing marble in obelisk form. Jonathan J. Hillard, of Fall River, Mass.? For improvement in spreading rollers for stretching cloth. William Hinman, of Elkhart. Ind.?For improvement in bedstead fastenings. William H Hovey, of Springfield, Mass.? lor improvement in grain and grass harvest ers. John Jones, of Brooklyn, N. Y.?For im provement in candle cutting apparatus. Simon Ingersoll, of Green Point, N. Y.? For improvement in hay and cotton presses. Chas. Kirchoff, of New York, N. Y.?For improvement in electric telegraph. James Kline, jr., and Simon V. Kline, of Chicago, III ?For improvement in safety plat forms between railroad care. George W. LaBaw, of Jersey City, N. J.? For improvement iu hoisting drums Palmer Lancaster, of Burr Oak. Mich ?For improvement in fire arms. Marshall Lefferts, of New York, N. Y.?For improvement in metalic bedsteads. Wm II. Lyman, of Newark, N. J.?For im provement in whip sockets. Wm. Loyd, of Philadelphia, Pa ?For im proved etereoscope ca*e. Geo. Marty, of Pottsville, Pa.?For improve ment in apparatus for hoisting coal B T. McCreary, of New York, N. Y.?For double acting catch for reversible backs for settees. W.J. Mcintosh, of Savannah, Ga? For im proved implement for reaping rice. Alex'r. Sprague, of Mobile, Ala ?For im proved apparatus for feeding furnaces with fuel. M Newman, 2d, of Oak Hill, N. J ?For improved lock hasp. H. W. Oliver, of Whitneyville, Conn.?For improved floor clamps. Wm. Newbrough, of Mohican, O ? For im provent in churns. Jos. Summers, of Raleigh C. II., Va ?For improved wheel hub. Joel II. Tatum, of Baltimore, Md ?Fur preparation of oil ground to receive photo graphic impressions. Wm. 1). Titus, of Brooklyn, N. Y ?For im provement in vault covers. Benj. T. Trimmer, of Parma, N. Y ? For improvement in railroad brake. i Maurice Vergnes, of New Yoik, N Y ?For improvement in electromagnetic engines. DewittC. Warner, of Wilkesbarre, Pa.?For improvement in wigs. Henry H. White and Edward A. Gray, of I East Poultney, Vt.?For improved stone mar ble saw. | Geo. P. Wilcox and Wm Butler, of Little Falls, N. Y.?Fur improvement in apparatus for teaching phrenob gy j Gilbert L. Bailey, ot Portland. Me ?For im- I proved door spring. ! Wm. H. Bramble, of Cincinnati, O?Fori improvement in grain weighing machines. Antc-dated April 8, 1856. I Lobbin Brooks, of Great Falls, N. H ?For improvement in adjusting the angle in ma- I cbincs for gawing marble obelisks ! J F Downing, of Erie Pa ?For improved method of hanging and elevating, or depress ing farm gates. John Erics on, of New York, N. Y ?For I improvement in air engines. | Geo W Griswold, of Carbondale, Pa ?For I improved door spring. j R. L Hawes, of Worcester, Mass.?For iin- I proved diaphragm fluid metre. i Wm. H Hovey, cf Springfield, Mass.?For improvement in harvester raking attachments Wm A Kirby, of Buffalo, N. Y ? For im- I provement in grain and grass harvesters. j Jas McLellan, of Detroit, Mich.?For im- I provement in repairing rai'road bars ! O. W. Minard, of W aterbury, Conn.?Fori improvement in making brass kettles. i John North, of Middletown, Conn.?For | machine for folding paper i Georgo W. Pruyne, of Mexico, N. Y.? For improved machine for raising and creasing I leather straps. Ac. ! E. H Stearns, of Cincinnati, O.?For im- I proved head and tail blocks for saw mills. ! Shubael Wilder, of New Castle, Pa.?For | improved puddle ball squeezer. j R. F. Wolcott, of Claremont, N H.?For | improvement in weighing scales. j Thos A Risber, of Lancaster, 0., assignor | to himself and J. R Coopar, of same place I For improvement in seediog machines. Benj. James, of Worcester, Mass , assignor to Roswell E James, of same place.?For im- I proved awl haft. James M. Kern, of Morgantown, Va , as signor to Enoch P. Fitch and Isaao Scott, of same place.?For improved method of adjust ingcircular saws for concave on convex work. I Drstg-tw.?Albert Granger, of New York, N. Y ? For design for metallic pens. Samuel H. Ransom, of Albany, N Y ?For design for cooking stoves Edward J. Delany, of Philadelphia, Pa ? For design for gas ovens. > Jaoob Be alley, of Philadelphia, Pa.?For design for summer furnaces. Tmb Last Dog Stort ?Our exchanges are publishing a rather tough dog story just now. The point of it ia this:?In Troy, N Y , ashott time since, a fine Newfoundland dog, tUat bad been left in a store over night, was found the next morning laboring to subdue a fire burn ing through the floor. A spot three or four feet square had burned through, and the dog had poured a pail of water down the hole. How long the noble fellow had stood sentinel and fought down the advanced flames, can only be conjectured?it must have been seve ral hours. His feet, legs and mouth were badly burned, and it is feared that he is seri. ously injured internally by inhaling the hot air. Cj^"" Somebody has said, and a great many people put faith in the saying, that 44 We ought always to believe less than we are told.'' This may be a safe maxim for general use, but when a woman entrusts you, in confi dence. of course, with her age, you may al ways believe a great deal more than yon are told, Asothbr Ewslisb Toe nit m tbk Ckitbd Statu.?Lord Simmer Frank Cropley, Esq , an extensive Eugliab carpet manufacturer, and a miabir of Parliament, visited this country, and, on his return, delivered a lac tare before hisconatituente, firing an acoount of bia travels over aiz thousand milee of tbe American oontinent. lie deecribea this city aud says: " After riaitingtbe Smithsonian Institution which eontaina a good library, a museum, and a aplendid lecture room, we riaited the cap ital, remarkably well situated upon an em inence, commanding a full view of the eity and suburbs, and to which they are adding two extensive winga, all of white marble exterior. The interior, however, although affording much more accommodation to visiters an 1 stranger?, (who may go and take their seat* without asking permission,) yet aa a whole is very inferior to our palace at Westmin ater- From this plaee we want to the Preai dent's house, with a letter of introduction from one of bis relatives After pasair.g through many splendidly furnished room* wo entered the reoeption room, where the Presi dent soon joined us, when we eonversed up n various subjects for about a quarter of an hour. Amongat other things we touched upoa State fairs, American traveling, and war. U pon the latter subject the Preiident remarked that their country was a great contrast to ours ; that to keep up a large standing army and navy *?? contrary to the whole spirit of their constitution; and if, unhappily, they ahould ever hare misfortune to be at war, they would suffer muck at first, but it was the opinion of their people that by adopting this plan they were really far better prepared for peace or war than by taking the opposite course lie further said, that by having all their available labor profitably employed, in creasing the capital of the country, and kec- - ing the taxatien light, they were at any rate, as a nation, providing themaelves with the ainewsofwar; and if ever they should have the misfortune of being placed in a positl .a out of which there was no other honorable es cape, they relied upon the indomitable enter prise of tneir countrymen to defend their owu land. In this opinion I moat thoroughly coin cided as it respects America, however wise or unwise such a course may be for other coun tries differently situated." Methodist Gbreral CoKrcRExca.? Methodist General Conference, which com prises delegations from all the Annual Con ferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church, will assemble at Indianapolis on the 1st of May next The Indianapolis Sentinel furn ishes the following items relating to the na ture and objects of this powerful ecclesiastical body: The whole Church North, which include* the Baltimore Conference, the Conference of Delaware, and a part of Virginia, and all the Northern, Eastern and Northeastern State*, are within its jurisdiction. It convenes only every fourth year. The number of regular delegates will be about 230, besides irregular, or visiting dele gates from England, Canada, Ac , which will probably swell it to about 2a0. Seven Bishops are expected to be in atten denco, and probably a large number of lay visiters. The Journal adds the following The interesting question of slavery, in re lation to church membership, has already been settled by the Methodist Church. That que? tion will have no especial bearing upon tho proceedings of the approaohing Conference, any further than their slight connection with the Methodist Epiaoopal Church, Seuth, is con cerned. The division in the Church resulted in suit, for the division of the Church property in the Bx>k Concerns at New York and Cincinnati. The Soath gaining the suit in it* major points Commissioners were appointed by the two branches respectively, to arrange the mattera of division. These Commiaioners on the part of the Northern Church, are to inoet here at some time during the session of the quad rennial Conference to make a final adjustment of their acts in the disposal of the Cfcnr :h property The revision of the Discipline will be dis cussed in reference to several proposed alter ations and amendments It wiil in all likeli hood, be somewhat changed inaeveral respects from its present form These amendment.* relite only to Church government, and the character, individually, of the membership. No points of doctrine will be agitated. The last session of this body was held in Boston. That Box ?There has been considerable excitement about a box. aaid to oontiin ??munitions of war," which, it has been aileg ei, somebody attempted to smugg'e on bo?rd tho Orizaba, either to blow up the ship, Or to afford aid and comfort to one of the eonteud ing parties on the Isthmus. Having already published something on the subject, wc may as well finish the stery. We have before us the original of a letter, written by Mr. Baird. of the Smithsonian Institute, to Mr. J. W. Raymond, of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co , asking him to ship a box of '-arsenic, Ac," out to Mr. Wright, in New Granada, who ia engaged in preparing specimens of birds and insects for the collection at Washington Mr. Kaymofid applied for the shipment of the box per Orizaba, and specified it as a box of ar senic,?the "Ac." not having attraoted his attention As birds must first be killed be fore they can be "preserved," the munitions of war were added, which gave to contents of the box their contraband charaoter. It is probable that the attention of the Government tias been called to this desperate attempt to introdace a magazine into Central America, and as a matter of publis interest, we there fore subjoin a literal oopy of the '-contents of the box," from a paper which was enclosed therewith. Cmiisii of tkt Box. I M percussion cape. % lb. cbamphor. 8 lbs shot, No 9, 4 lbs arsenic In can 4 " " No 6, 1 lb inaect powder. 4 " " No. 3, 2 lbs. pow'd alum ( in I ?? powder, 1 lb saltpetre, J cans 1 lb cotton, 1 pair scissor* 1 powder flask, 9 papers of needies, 8 chot belts . k ib thread The "insect powder," we believe, was not of an explosive kind, but the scissors, we un derstand. were sharp, and mutt have proved a dangerous weapon. On the whole, notwith standing the disappointment of the Instituto at the miscarriage of their shipment, the in habitants of New Granada must breathe moro freely when they learn that this box has been detained at home. Pbettv Good?Bct Wa Don'r Bblibvb ir. An affected lady about to be married in a place not over four hundred miles off, went to look at some furniture. She wished t<> have a piece of furniture to set in a corner of tho parlor, upon which to place books and curi osities. She saw several but they did not suit. It seems she could not explain whet she wanted. Finally she said : *' Mister, have vou got any with aiudtt trowstrs in them 7 " With what In ejaculated the surprised dealer in veneered cherry, Ac., "with what ia?" " With undertrow-trow-troweera in them." " And what the deuoe, madam, would yoa do with under-trvwsers in a piece of furniture like that?" "Why, to put shells and other curiositie' in." " Ah 1 oh ! hem! Ton mean drmwrt, eh * Why didn't you say ?o? Walk up stairs, ma'am " The lady collapsed, and a footman placed her in an open chariot quicker'n iaah.