Newspaper of Evening Star, April 24, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 24, 1856 Page 1
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the evening stab, flBLlSHKD EVERT AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) tit St+* Bn^'it^gt.eomtr Ptnmtfimami* M?M ?nd Bltrtnth By W. C. WALLACE, U*U br vrred to subaciibrs by carriers at BIX 4VD A qUARTKR CRNT8, payable weekly u fte Agents; paper* served la packages at 37X itat* r*T month. To mall subscribers the sub rfpi.on prleeis THREE DOLLARS AND FIF fYCBM T8 ayeartnadranM, TWO DOLLARS pr p't months, and ONE DOLLAR for thtee ^wtbs; for less than three months at the rata af |l^ o*11^ * week. XX PINOLE COPIH8 ONE CBNT. VOL. VII. WASHINGTON, D. C., . APRIL 24, 1856. NO. 1,002. the weekly STAR. ?an be found tn u> ?aTmemin? T '?""imtuwmiiH II FtTf aaplaa. Td cf P^l?? ??...??? ? Twenty copies*.... fj^ Cask, muiimi m ut ? m ot lET1 Single copies (la wrappers) aaa w woes red at the oonntrr, '.mni?dlauly after the tam stf tfc paper. Price?Tnaaa C*J**s. PosrXAiTitf who art asagants will be allows a ootnmlwloa of twenty per cent. orriciu. Dif&btmint, Dec. 1, 1896. Notice 1* hereby given to holder* of stocks of United State* that this Department will p ur ease to the amount of 91,500 000 of said stock* ,t anv time when the same may be ofibred prior to ipt day of June next, and will pay therefor the Rowing price*, to wit: f of stock <?f the loan of i?48, a premium of ten parent; for stock of the loans of 1947 and IMS, i premium of sixteen per cent.; for stock Issued under the act of 1990, commonly called Texaa-ln demr.lty stock, a premium of six per cent.; and tor stock of the loan of 1-46, redeemable on the Wh .November, 1SW, If received at the Treasury to the 1st day of January next, a premium of 2* percent.; if received between the 1st Jan ?ry and the 31st of March next, a premium of i per cent; and if received after the 31st of March tad prler to said 1st of June next, ? premium of 1* per oent. Interest will aleo be allowed on na!d stocks at the ratee specified In the certificates, from the 1st jily last, IX as?lgr*>d with the principal of the cert'.Jlcates received prior to the 1st of January next. After that date the interest will be allowed ia addition u? the premium from 1st of January to the date of their receipt. In both ^asee one day's will be allowed In addition for the money to reach the seller. Certlflcntes transmltied to this Department un '.h" present notice should be duly assigned to the United Sute? (with the current half year's in if seat prior to the 1st of January next) by tfcs party entitled to receive ths purchase money. Payment for these stocks will be made by drafts opes the assistant treasurer* at Boston, New York, e? Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive ?he money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, 4w 3?dtJu:iel Secretary of the Treasury LADIES! Tour Immediate Attention is most respect fully Solicited!! rTTTTs tevens, CKALKR 171 FRENCH MILLINERY & FANCY GOODS I EMBRACE THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY 1 of the s'asons to Inform my friends andjcg^^ the public that my stork of Straw HON >KTS Boys' HATS and FLATS, StrawM^ Trimming, beet French and American Ar- ** tiftclal Flowers. Ribbons, Silks. Illusions. Erg HVn and Italian Crapes. Neapolitan. Tuscan S*iss, French Lace, Sutoa, Florence and Eng lish Bonnet', white and black Ribbons, full a* *ortment, all of which will be sold at the lowest iraiket prices for cash. P. S?Just receive 100 Shakers, 50 blk Bon ne's. 50 boxes double and single Ruche, green Ribbon and Silk to trim Shakers. ap 16-tf REDUCTION IN GAS-FITTING, ?l 369 ? J Pa. btlvett* 10l4 and lltA it. OWlNtf TO RECENT reductions IN prises of Gas Fitting mate-ials we now offer to fit up BUILDINGS WITH GAS TUBING AT LOWER RATES than ever befor* done in this city, and in a thorough workmanlike rcan aer Also, on hand, the most complete assortment of GAS FIXTURES ever offered, from the fnctory of Cornelius A Baker, comprising several new French patterns ap 10 zw J. \V. THOMPSON A BRO. A ( AHD. THE undersigned (LATE OF THE firm of D Finch A Son ) still continues to cam ?a the Painting business in all Its various branches H- respectfully solicits of former patron and the public gen-rally a continuance of their fhvors. All work contracted for by him will be execu ted with promptness and fidelity. Orders to be left as usual, at the old stand, cor r.? 1-Jth and E streets. JNO. SUMMER FIELD FINCH, ap ll-lm The rising star game?this is a beautiful and Instructive tiarne for Children It learns them to commit to memory all the luci d-fits and celebrated battles that were fought^ u rlnir the American Revolution For sale by the agent, ALEX. ADAMSON, inar ?i-3m 7th straet, opposite P*st Office. ILEA'S REGISTER.?First 40 volumes, .rrp,Me' "rffijaWgioa 10 \*D EXAMINE THE BOSTON Pl I ANOSat ELLIS'S Music Store, 30?, betw. ?h aad 10th ttreeU ?P& NEW FIRM AXD SEW ARRASOEMESTS ' The undersigned, t potentinia S Z1TKLL, having formed a copartne *hlp for the purpose of carrying on the CONFEC TIONER* and RESTAUKANT busineae, at *73 Pennsylvania a enue, under the style of POTENT1N1 A ZITELL, be-r Wave to call the attention of the patrons of the o (fttriu. an? the public generally, to the increased ftri ltiea which they now offer for sap pi ring WEDDINtt, BALL and SUPPE" PARTIES, at the shortest possible notice, with all the deli cacies both In and out of season. Rooms furnished for BRKAKP AST,DINNER and >U PPER, for private parties, at all tlm-s. We have als^connected with our establishment a Ine SALOON fitted up expressly for th* ladies. wh?re they can be furnished with GAME and OYSTERS of a'l kinds, served up in every stvie, t* th- shortest notice Ladles favoring us with a call can always be famished with every delicacy that the appetite desires. Lad es and gentlemen can hore their MEALS sent to them at tneir private rooms by leaving or ders We will also pay particular attention to the manufacturing of plain and ornamental CON FECTIONERY In all th*ir branches, and will a.wdvs keep on hand asele?fi assortment of French CONFECTIONS. HON BONS. PRESERVES ic POTENT1NI A ZITELL, 27?s s Pa av . between 10th and 11th sts. j ap 12-2m (IntAOrgan) _ TABLE CUTLERY. SMLVER-PLATED TABLE AND DESSERT > Ktilvw ; Ivory Handle Knives ; Knlvea and Forks ; Carvers, Forks, and Steels ; Game Car *sr?, B ef Sheers; Biead Knives. Ae. Remember, pricea are low on 7th st , especially at 4JK). ap 14- G FRANCIS. CAST OFF CLOTH INO Bought and sold at 7? Louisiana aveaue, opposite Holmead's Grocery, near Semmee'. Addraaa, through Post Ofllce, to "Mr. Tiuort' ap7-lm? N a (, VV OR S ED COLLARS AND SLEEVES la sets ?J list opeaed from the Importer a fill assort meu'. cf? Couara and Sie*ve# In sets Cunurie and Muslin Collars at very low pricea Aiso, White Cambrics P.ain aid Figured Swiss Muslins P;a:4 Cambrics and While Brilliants at l*tf cts. per yard With many other Goods very cheap. ' VVM R RILEY, ap i~ 1 m Coi. 5th at , opp Centre Market. MR WILLIAM FALMER, Profetsor of Sinking and the Plnte, Begs to inform the inhabitants of Washington that he proposes establishing SlNtflNO CLASSES for two, three or four pu pils, whereby eac'a voice wKl be properly ex aaila-?d. aud separately cultivated, according to it* ^j*;itv, which could not be done, consistent *J. with simultaneous teaching?as Sopranos. Sopranos, and Contralto v oloea require a *id?.y different training The same care la ne ?e*??ry with male voices, viz: Tenor, Baritone, aad his? When the p-jplls are sufllelently ad 1 losing by themsel-es they will then be toJtfht :o ta^e their respective parts In Duets, Tr'.os, of (^uartetts. Terms p?r Qusrtsr: S10 for each pupil, If only two pup'.u one nour will be devoted, and an extra -*-f L'*ir for every additional p ipil; f<0 per 1'Jarter for separate pnptls. ?p 4-tf -is7 Pennsylvania avenue Lm?r iale or excha*oe.? several * * ven octave rosewood PlANO-^^3^B Forte, ^ieganUy finished, wlU bci f X f fU MM . f - good paper. orwllloeex Chai^ed for building uiaterlal and work These i*struin<>ata may be seen at my Saloon, and any person disposed to purchase or trade will pleas ^Jake early application ?nax*' LEWIS CARU81. CUMBERLAND COAL. 'flHE SUBSCRIBER HAS A GOOD ARTI -I cle of CUMBERLAND COAL on band at present which be will sell cheap for cash., OAK and PIN fc, WOOD of a good oual lty. IHO.MA8H WORTHINGTO.N, 0.1 ^or **** an<* C sts., near Canal. *1* eotw (lnt,UnionAOrgan) ^ 000 BBW- foddrette. JVJ. y ib* Ue B'irsh'a No. I AMMO. ? n - SL PER-PHOSPHATE, annalyzed Chemist to Maryland Agricultu ral Society. 300 tons of MEXICAN GUANO, at 8. F. SPA U LDI^Wi'S, _ Varaum Buildings, ap 13-eotf No. 59 Louisiana avenue. J OUR m BOOTS AND SHOES. QUICK SALES AND SMALL PROFITS. VMrE ARE DAILY AODING TO OUR v? large assortment of Spring BOOTS, and SHOESfor ladles. Misses, Children,] Gentlemen, Boys,and Youths. You wili| save time and money by calling early and examining our stock. Another supply of those rvsw style Gaiters reoeiv#d to-day. A HOOVER A SON. South side Pa a*., bet. 6th and 7th st. apa-TThASlm SPRING MILLINERY. THB SUBSCRIBER HAS JUST OPENED HER SRING STOCK OF SILKi and STRAW BONNETS, RIBBONS,! FLOWERS, Ac . and respectfully Invite! my old customers and the public to pay me ? a visit, If they desire to see a very beautiful, fash ionable, and Us eful lot of Millinery; all of which is for s*le at extraordinary low prices My latest selections of the newstytes of PARIS BONN ETS of the fashion in that city for this Spring are un surpassed In the United States MISS WALLACH, Pa. av., over Mr. Wall's shoe *tore, m mar ?4-2awlm between 7th and 8th sts. SPRING OPENING OF 1936. THE SUBSCRIBER HAS JUST RE tumed from the Eastern Markets with one of the largest and mcst varied assort meats of FRENCH BONN ETS. adapted to the season, ever offered In this market. Also a large stork of French FLOWERS, EMBROIDERIES, RIBBONS, STRAW GOODS, and COR SETTS Ladies DRESS TRIMMINGS In grrit profu sion Pa-ticular attention paid to Dress making In the latest French styles Neatness and despatch may be relied on In all cases. M WILLIAN, Market Space, between 7th and 0th streets, mar It?eo6w Copper-Plate & Wocd Engraving, and Lith ographic Drawing and Printing Ornci SrrERiNT* dent Public Pkintino. ) Washisoto*, April 10, 1936. J DUPLICATE PROPOSALS WILL BE RE ceived at this office until the 35th day of April Instant, at 12 o'clock, m , for Engraving upon Copper, for the use of the Senate and Hou*e of Representatives, In the beat mariner, fifteen Charts of Harbors, Ac , to accompany the report of Commodore Perry of the recent expedition to Japan. Also, for transferring and printing from stone, eighteen thousand four hundred and twenty Im pressions of each chart. Also, for drawing on stone, and printing in pne or more colors, the same number of impressions o( certain plates of Natural Hi-torvand Conchot omy. to accompany the same report Also, for transferring and cutting on wood, in the very best style, one hundred or trore pages of machinery (4 51-6 by 7# inchas) to Illustrate the report of tbe Commis-loner of Patents on Me chanics. Aiso. for transferring from copper, and printing in the best manner on stone, twenty-two thousand nlna hundred and twenty impressions of sixty charts, to accompany the annual report of the Su perintendent of the Coast Survey. Aiso, for engraving on stone, or drawing In crayon, and printing, twenty-three thousand nine hundred and twenty impression* each of certain quarto plates (6 by 9 inches) of Botany, Natural History, Conchology, and Geology, to accompany the reports of surreys of route for railroad to Pacific ocean. * The illustrations will be open at this office, for the Inspection of those persons desirous of bid ding for the same, until the closing of the bids, and any iufortnaflondealred will also bef irnlshed. Also, for drawing and engraving on stone, and printing and oolorlng, for the use of the House of Representatives, lo.OiW copies of a map or Cen tral America. The paper required for printing the lithographs will be furnished by this office* Contracts will be entered Into with, and bonds with security will berequiredfrom the successful bidders for the falthftu execution of their con tracts. It Is to be distinctly understood that no bids will bo entertained from any parties not directly angag^d in, and practically acquainted with the style of work bid for. The bids will state separately the price, and but one price, for each class of work bid for: and in the lituograpy, the price for engraving or draw ing ; and the price for printing, either transfer in crayon or colors, the prloe per hundred and one thoasand copies for each tint er color, and the time required for the execution of the work, or portions of the same ; and must be addressed, one to th * chiirmanof the Committee on Engrav ihg, House of Representatives, United Stat**, aui one to A G Seaman, Superintendent cf Public I Printing, Washington D. C., and be endorsed " Propo.aU for Copper-plate 'or" WoodEugrav | lng?? or 4' Lithographing '? ^ A G. SEAMAN, aP 10 eodtSflth Superintendent. MILLER It CUNNINHIIA22, PLUMBERS, GAI AND STEAM FITTERS, 213 Pa. avenue. beiw H/A and 13th sts. Lift and force pumps,hydraulic Rams. Fouu'atas, Bathing Tubs Shower Bath Fixtures, Marble Wah Ba sins. Wa'er Closets Lead, iron and copper SINKS. Dwellings, Stores and Public BuiHings fitted forGas. ?pllVaw DR SCHWARTZES Worm Destroying Syrup. The only known remedy which never falls to destroy Worms without Injury to the patier;. It Is warranted to be a purely vege table compound, and compared with other prepa rations Is pleasant to take, and innocent in Its operation It needs but a trial to prove Its effi cacy. Price; a cents a bottle For sale at JOHN SCHWARTZE'S, Drug and Chemical Store, No 468 Pa. avenue, next to U. S Hotel. P B.?A liberal deductlou will be made to the trade. mar 20?eotf [No 554 J NOTICE OF THE DISCONTINUANCE OFTHE LAND OFFICE AT IOWA CITY IN '1 HE STATE OF IOWA. Notice Is hereby given that In pursuance of law, and in view of the rep rt of the register and re T W i ?.T'a l?wa< 'bat {be vacant land In that district is reduced below one h'inired thou sand acres, the Secretary of the Interior has direc t dthat the land off :e at Iowa city be dlscontln rt5"iai''ing unsold at the time ? , discontinuance be made subject to sale and entry at 1- ort Des Moines, in said State Lands remaining unsold and unappropriated bylaw, and suoject to private entry at the land office now discontinued, will cea>e to be subject to entrv at said office from the date of the rec. int of notice to that effect bv tbe register and receiver I thereof, aad the land officers at Fort Des Moines will give public notice of the day on which thev will be prepared to receive applica'lcns for entilei of sny such lands at their office. 6iven under my hand, at the city of Washing ton, this 15th day of April, A. D IM6 a8n,nt> THOS. A. HENDRICKS, Commissioner of the General Land Offloe ap 17-law<Jw [No. 561] ~ 1 Notic4 of t/u removal of the land ojtlr* from Bkow.nsvillb to Chatkijcld, in the Terri tory of MI5HB80TA. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVIS lons of the act of Congress entitled "An act authorizing changes In the location of land of flees," approved March 3d. 1953. it is hereby de clared ana made known that the land office for the sal-of the public lands In the "Root-river district," in the Territory of Minnesota, will be removed from 'he town or Brownsville, Its pres ent location. to Chttflfld, In said Territory, on and af er tbe 31st day of May neat. Given under my bind, at the Cltv of Washing ton. this 3d day of April, A. D 1896. By ord??c of the President: THOS. A HENDRICKS. Commissioner General Land Office. ap5-lawflw A L LJl Kf & OAS LIGHT!?OAS LIGHT!! Always surt, aui undtr your own tontrol! r^ALLAHER ft; SMITH HAVING PER V* fecled their FOR I ABLE GAS GKNERA .T off?r It to the public, assuring them that It Is fret* from all the objections whlcn hire been urged against other inventions for accom pushirg artificial Illumination It will generate more lias, at less expense, than any othf r Appa ratus, take up less space, and Is free from all noxioos odors, while its original cost It fifty per ??nt- }e8*- ^or P^llc Buildings or Private Dwellings this Gixkrato* will be found pecu iiar.y applicable, and in the country highly ad vantageous. ag the ca3 ije manufactured from any kind of grease that is now considered valueless and thrown away. It is very simple in its eonstrnct'.on, net liable to pet out of order, and can be tended with entlro ssfety by an igno*ant servant, or child, without the least danger. The patentees do not think it necessary, in an 'dv^rt'sem-nt, 10 K,ve any lonlf description of their Gas Ok?iiato?, thoee desrous of Lelng supplied will examine for themselves, they would, therrfore, respectfully refe- the public to the bus Fitting and Plumbing Establishment of K, J*1,?,LER * CUNNINGHAM, *"<>? **3 Pennsylvania avenue, iom h side, V* the sole and General Agents, whe:e the Gas can be seen burning, and all particulars as certained relative to the Generator, Ike. ap 14-lm UNION BOTTLING AND M1XBRAL T WATER DEPOT. HE UNDERSIGNED RESPECTFULLY Inform their customers and the public gen- ? erally, that they now have their new Silver X Ltntd A;paratus in operation, and are pre-S GwmTA W^lgS" VUh tU" F'en,rUraB In addltien to the above, they have made ar rangmer.ts with the most extensive Brewers in the United State*, for a constant supply of the be?t stork of PORTER and ALE, such as wa. never oflered before in the District, and guaran t*es to have constantly on hand a stock sufficient to enable them to fill all orders at the shortest notice. We return our most sincere thanks for the pat ronage which has bem so liberally bestowed on us, and hope that by sirict attention to busineee we will ui?rit a continuancc of the same As usual a supply of their superior CHA1I PAGNE C1DSK, MEAD, ftc , on hand. Orders given to our drivers or by mall promptly dispatched ARNY A SHINN, ; Union Bcttling Depot, Georgetown. ap 17-dlm ALNWICK FRENCH AMD ENGLISH FE MALE SEMINARY, [ FOR BOJiRDIXQ PUPILS I SITUATED SIXTEEN MILES ON THE Y Baltimore and Washington Railroad and I urnpil.e, and two ml'.es south of the village of laurel. * M. A TV SON ft SISTERS respectfully in form their patrons and others that It is their in tention to closp, permanently, their day school in the city on the 21>t April, and that the summer m??n i. 1 hJpL'A1"w:'ck Institution will open on MONDAY, May5th Applications may he mile at their city resi dence, until 1st May, or by letter addreesed to the Laurel Post Office, Md N B.?Every facility is afforded for the acqul i tlon of the French Language and Music. ap 11-dt.MaylO F,rKLE8? SPANISH OLIVES. | HAVE JUST RECEIVED TWO CASES I of thos* choice French Pickles. Also, very fin* Spanish Olives. Freeh Towatoee, Green Corn, \\ oreester? hi romance, Sardines, Anchovies Cat?n;8, Jellies, Pickles, Ac. For sale by Z. M P. KING. 2fl5 Vermont avenue, corner 15th aP and 1 streets. LADIES' DRESS GOODS JOHN H SMOOT, NO. 110 SOUTH SIDE of Bridge stseet, Oeofgetown, D. C , has re ceived? Silk R obes and Rich Dress Silks, spring styles Rich Printed and pla'n ground Barege Robe* Rich Organdie and Lawn Robes Rich beet French Organdie Lawns and Jaconets Plain and striped Bareves, all colors Black and col'd Crape de Spange and bl'k Gren adine* Lupin's blk Bareges, very cheap Bolored and white hgurtd Brilliants, very neat Small ehecked and rich new style Chenl Ging ham* Black and white Organdie and Plain bl'k Lawns ar.d Ginghams Plain mixed Ginghams for travelling drersee Plain bright and mode colors Aloas de Lalnes Rich printed Challey and Barege de Laines Striped Ginghams, Lawns, and plain oolored French Cambrics A large assortment of good quality and styles fast colors Lawns at 12# Scotch aud Lancaster Ginghams at l?u Plain and Plaid Nainsook Muslins Plain Mull, Swiss and India do Plaid and striped Swiss and Jaconet do. Rich.figured and dotted do. J *c Cambric and Cambric do. Plain corded and India Dimity 3C) pairs beet English, Hoyles, Prints, at 13#c. also? Black Silk and Lose Mantillas, new styles Stella and Printed Cashmere Shawls ft Scarfs Grass, manilia corded, whalebone and mohair Skirts 10cartons rich Bonnet Ribbons, cheap fl pieces Ulsohotfs ft Semper Idean blk Silks EMBROIDERIES in collars, tetts, sleeves, and cambric and msslin strips, very cheap Cash and prompt paying customers will find It to their advabtagr to give us a call. aP 17 J 11. SMOOT. CH'HCK FRUIT TREES FOR SALE. 10 000 A"PLE TREKS, OF EXTRA 1 j "V/v/ growth and well assorted. 5,000 PEACH TREES, forming a com-vnjv plete assortment and wed grown. A few very choice Dwarf PEAR TREES, cf extra size. ' The above comprising a very choice assortment of 1 reef were raised bv the late John II. King, they will be guaranteed to be what they are rep resented. * Apply 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. d?du ? ,*' 8 If* thousand very choice ROSES. Apply as above. M. J K mar II?tf SINGER'S Improved Sewing Machines. Te which was granted the highest Award ei the Paris Exhibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict of Superiority. fllR IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA A chine has simplified them in many respects, and they arecapnbleof executing twice tlft amount of work they did formerly In any given time They are without question the only Machines ca pable of sewing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for harness can be

sewn bv any of these machines by a simple change of needle and thread In such a manner that the closest scrutiny cennot 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 get out of order. We have machines with guages attached, for binding hats, cap fronts, gaiters, ftc. Silk, Thread, Cotton, Needles, ftc., constantly on hand, at the lowe?t rates. Persons desirous of information regarding Sew ing Machines will riease address I M. SINGER ft CO., 105 Baltimore street, Baltimore. N B.-We are prepared to exchange theee ma chines for old machines of any kind Terms lib eral Persons who have !>een Induced to purchase Inferior machine-* under the pretext of being oheap, will find this a benefit indeed. mar 10?tf NEW SPRING MILLINERY. M | kN T^HURBDAY NEXT, APRIL THIRD, MlB* THOMPSON will open our stoek ~ of SPRING MILLINERY, and we re 4*1 "C?0tfuDy solicit a call from Ladles onthejWr above named day , it) HUTCHINSON A MUNRO, P J~tT No-310, Pa nv^ bet 0th and 10th sts R' W? HKNKY PALMER'S /1FiI,ANO FORTE CLASSES, ^ D oll&rs Per Quarter Pen?Ei???aK^?n0E H1LB^8'? Music Depot, SemttG WAHT1LLAS# ?THF I a ni l>'tt are resp?;tfully Informed that we are now Dret pared to exhibit a beauttful assortment of thl hteet siyles of Silk and Lace MantiSl CLAGETT, NEWTON. MAY ft CO *p IB-fit corner Penn. av and 9th st (BLOCKS! CLOCKS !!?JUST KKCKIVeL J another lot of No. I Clocks some entirely new patterns. They will be sold at astonishingly low price?. Remember, every Clock la warranted ?pu G. FRANOIS, 400 Seventh street. Houses, &c., for Rent and Sale 70R SALE-ONE BUILDING LOT ON the ?orner of Virginia avenue and B street soutb, l>etween 12tb and 13th stretts For further Infor mation apply on the premise*. ap 22-lw* FORRENT.?A LARGE BRICK HOUSE on 7th street, near Dorsey's Hotel, containing twelve rooms, besides two parlors, kitchen atd cellar, with gas through the bouse. Rent low, and Immediate possession given. Apply to L. GASSENHEIMER'S Clothing Store. No. 389 7th street, between H aid F. ap 21-1 w MH'Jt ??fal'> corn, OATS, AND HAY AT PUBLIC AUCTION.?Being about to close business, we will offer our entire stock of fred at public auction, on Monday, the 53th. at 10 o'clock, consisting of Corn, Oats. Hay, Shorts, Shlpstuffi. middling and Brown Stuff WHEATL\ A BALL, Water Street, ap 19-dts* Geo'getown, D. C. For bent ?on capitol hill, a suite of Furnished Rooms, (parlor, chamber, dining room, kitchen, pantry and servant's room > suitable fr?r a member of C org res; with a small family. Enquire at the house No. 281 South B street, or address R. H. W . at this office, mp 18-lw# VALUABLE PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE.?I will sell, on accommodating terms the following described property: The new three-story Brick Dwelling House, on Missouri avenue, near the corner of Four-and-a hslf street. This house is sltuat'd in cne of the most healthy and pleasant locations in the city, fronting the public grounds, and commanding a view from the Capitol to the Washington Monu ment, with all the surrounding country, which can nev?>r be obstructed. The house is admirably arranged, having been built under my own direr tion, witii an eye to the comfort and convenience of my own family. It contains sixteen rooms, with all the modern improvements of eas and heating apparatus, hot and coid water, bate room, Ac. There is also a cistern In the yard capable of containing 15,WO gallons t f water, and a sewer leading to the main sewer of Four-and-a-half stre#s, for the purpose of carrying off all the slops. There is also in the rear a large brick sta ble and carriage-house, covered with tin. The lot fronts 24 feet 6 inches and runs bock 126 feet to a 30 feet paved alley. I will also lease thevfeant lot adjoining the above property, lot same size ap IS-2w E. WHEELER. For s*le?that very pleasant and desirable residence, corner of 10th an>1 N streets. The bouse is new, and well furnished, containing thirteen comfortable rooms, beside bath room, kitchen and good dry cellar. A well of the best water at the kitchen' door, and lot 50 feet bv 100, with choice fruit and flower garden planted Anyone desirous of purchasing will please cell and examine the premises Also, four or live lots adjoining tfw above, oa lttth and N streets. ^ ap 17-et For rent?the brick house on the North corner of Vermont avenue and L street, between nth and 15th, furnished or unfur nished, containing 9 rooms. The situation Is airy and beathful; fbur squares Nor b of the State Department Enquire of J P. HILTON, tb*ee doors East of Chubb's bank, F etreet, or at the house. apH-tf For rent.?the large house, com furnished, situated on the corner of Pa. avenue and the President's Square Posses sion given immediately. Enquire on the prem ises, No. 2*<M Pa avenue. ap 5?tf \N OPPORTUNITY FOR A GOOD IN V1"3TMENT ?For sale, 17 or IS acres of Land, on the Heights of Georgetown, adjoining the property formerly occupied by Cclon 1 Cox. (railed tne Cedars,) poss. ssfng rare r.dvantages as a building site, and market garden. It has a fine gTowth of young cedars and oak mess 011 the great er part < t ft?the elevation is such as to command the most extensive v'.ew of Georgetown, Wash ington and Alexandria. The fact of this property beinjrjint outside of the Corporation limits rai ders It m*>re desirable, being free from the Corpo ration taxes. For terms, Ac., apply to J. L. KIDWF.LL, Georgetown. Jan22?wtl BRICK YARD FOR SALE ?THE UNDER, signed will dispose of their Upper or Eastern Brick yard, situated on the corner of N and South Capitol streets, (20 building hill) with an abund ance of the best quality clay. The improvements are?011c steam engine of 20 horse power Im ?rovsd Clay Mixers, three large substantially uiltl2 arch kilns, and suitable shedding. Ac . and all the improvements necessary to mike 23 or 30 thousand orick dally { will be sold on libe ral terms. Application can be made to Richard Wallach, or John Van Riswick mar U-eotf SAMUEL BY1NGTON A CO. FOR RENT ?IN GEORGETOWN, A TWO story and attic brick house In Green street, near the residence cf Judge Dunlop Also, a three story brick house with large ?garden, on High street, between Bridge and Prospect street. Possession will be given on the 1st Mav For terms, Ac , apply 0:1 the premises, or to Messrs. C. M. LI NTH CUM A CO , Georgetown, ap l8-eo8i# Apollo hall? apollohall;?for sale or lease, the lot on which the Apollo Hall formerly stood, fronting 48 feet 4 Inches on Pennsylvania Avenue, south side opposite the Natlonal Theatre, by a depth of 85 feet This lot Is gener illy considered about the best vacant lrt on Pennsylvania Avenue for a safe investment. Terms?one-third cash, the balance in ore, two, and three years. Apply at No. 3*1 G street, or of E. C. Dver, Esq . Pennsyl?ania Avence. between 12th A 13th streets, north side. ap 10?eo2w pARM FOR SALE?THE SUBSCRIBER a win seLl a valuable Market Farm, containing sixteen acres more or less situsted five m'ies from Warhlngton, and from Tenallytown. D. C., at the Junction of the i-ew milk house ford road, and the road from Tenallytown to Baltimore, which make* It a most desirable situation fcr a summer retreat The society cannot be excelled by any in the State The improvements are a com fortable Block House, and out ho sea, andalar^e Apple and Peash orchards: the whole being in a high state of cultivation Price low and irame diate possesion given. For particulars enquire of JAS. COLEGATE, Esq , or tothe subscriber on the premises, J. PAR KER. ap 17-eo6t? IjVJR SALE OR RENT ?A SMALL FARM situated near the Old Fields, Prince George's county, Md., on the stage road from Upper Marl boro' to \N ashington, only seven miles to Wash ington. On the place is a good Dwelling House, go?d fruit, a young growing woods, ar rt the soil easily improved. For particulars Inquire cn D at , between6th and 7th, No. 424. tp4-lm* For rent?several HANDSOME Par lors and Chambers, with board. Also, table and transient board. lequlre at Mrs. SMITH'S, 23J F street. nov27?tf FOR RENT?A HANDSOME THREE story frame House on 11th street, between New York avenue and K Mre<t north, confining nine good and conveniently-arranged rooms, with wide passage. II li<ts a large cistern iu the yard Appl^ toAL SNYDER A SON, Bankers r*OR SALE?A TRACT OF LAND CON JF taining 170 aores, 4n of which Is cleared, 15 cr 20 well set in clover and timothy, and the balance In oak and hickory, some of which Is very heavy It is handsomely localed, In a thickly settled ai'd rapidly Improving neighborhood, near Bayly's Corners, 6# miles southwest of Washington .'and about the same distance from Alexandria and Georgetown; well watered ; soil of the beat qual ity; buildings, a small frame House and stable: contains a valuable stone quarry, <ind will be sold In whole or in part, at a great bargain. Title un questionable, and terms made easy. For further particulars apply to F H BMITH, at House of Representative*, or to J. H. CLEVE LAND, on the premises. feb 29?tf AT PRIVATE SALE ?EIGHTEEN SMALL building lots for sale, oorner of L street and New Hampshire Avenue, near the circle, First Ward, ranging In price from SO to 160 dollars each. Terms from 5 to 15 dollars per month Par ties purchaslug with the view of building thereon, lumber or bricks (at market prices) to the amount of 150 dollars will be advanced thereon, secured by deed of trust on the property. Title lndispn table. For any other information apply to H. PARRY, Marble Yard, Pa. av.,bet. 18th A 19th ap 1U?Mm Rare chance?the undersigned oilfers for side those beautiful Lots situated on 3d street, a few feet south of Pa avenue. Their situation cannot be excelled for either business or residence sites, and will be sold at a great sacil flee. H.C HARKOVER. Terms : A small cash payment, and the bal ance In 1, S, S, and 4 years. Rceldence, No. 8, north A ??aet, Capitol HIM. feb ?-tf EVENING STAR. Interview with Washington and hit Family. From ?? Men and Times of the Revolution," or Memories of Elkanah Watson, we clip the following account of an interview with Wash ington and hid family : 441 had feasted my imagination for several day? is the near prospect of a visit to Mount Vernon, the seat of Washington. No pilgrim evor appronohed Mecca with deeper enthu siasm. 1 arriver there in the afternoon of January 23, 1785. I was the bearer of the letter from General Green with another from Col. Fitzgerald, on* of the former aids of Washington; and also the books from Gran ville Sharp. Although assured that these credentials would secure me a respectful re ception. I felt an unaccountable diffidence as I came into the presence of this great man I found him at table, with Mrs. Washington and his private family, and was received in the native dignity, with that urbanity so pe culiarly combined in the character of a'soldier and eminent private gentleman lie soon put me at ease, by unbending in a free and affable conversation. The cautious reserve which wisdom and policy dictated whilst en gaged in rearing the fabric of our indepen dence, was evidently the result of consum mate prudence, and not characteristic of hid nature Although I had frequently seen him in the progress of the Revolution, and had corresponded with him from France in 'til and 82, this was the first occasion on which I had contemplated him in his private relations. 1 observed a peculiarity in his smile which seemed to illuminate his eje ; his whole coun tenance beamed with intelligence, while it commanded confidcnce and respect The gen tleman who accompanied me from Alexandria left in the evening, and I remained alone in the enjoyment of the society of Washington, for two of the richest days of my life. I saw him reaping the reward of his illustrious deeds, in the quiet shade of bis beloved re tirement Ho w*s at the matured age of fifty-three. Alexander and Caesar both died bef^ro they bad reached that period of life, and both had immortalized their names How much stronger and nobler the claims of Wash ington to immortality! Iu the impulses of mad aud selfish ambition they acquired fame by wading to the conquests of the world through seas of blood Washington, on the contrary, was parsimonious of tho blood of his countrymen, and stoc.d forth the pure and vir tuous champion of their rights, and formed for thorn (n<>t himself; a mighty republic. To have cotuiuui'vd with such a man in the bosom of his family, I shall always regard a* one of the highest privileges and cherished inci dents of my life. I found hiiu kind and be nignant in the domestic circle, rovcrcd and beloved by all around him ; agreeably social without ostentation; delighting in anecdote and adventures, without assumption ; his do mestic Arrangements harmonious and system atic. His servants seemed to watch his eye, and to anticipate his every wish ; hence a look was equivalent to a command. His ser vant Lilly, tho faithful companion of his mili tary carecr, was always at nis side. Smiling content animated and beamed rn every coun tenance in hi? presence The fir?t evening I spout un j' r the wing of his hospitality, we sat 3 full hour at tabic by ourselves, without the lcost interruption, after the family had retired I was extremely oppressed by a se vere cold and excessive coughing, contracted by tho exposure of a harsh winter journey lie pressed me to use some remedies; but I declined doing so. As u?ual, after retiring my coughing increased When some tiiae had elapsed, the door ef my room was gentiy opened, and on drawing my bed curtains to my utter astonishment I beheld Washington himself standing at my beside with a bowl of tea in his hand. This little incident, occur ring in common life, with an ordinary man would not have been noticed, but as a trait of the benevolence and private virtue of Washington, deserves to be recorded." A Million-ani>a-Half or Charitt ?We notice by the reports of what are termed "The Religious Societies,which are about toholdiheir annual glorifications in this city, that during the past year over sixteen hun dred thousand dollars have been collectod by the various associations, for converting the heathen, abolishing slavery, spreading the Jospel, distributing tracts, ameliorating the ews, "healing rotten morals, Ac , <tc. Now, if all this vast sum. sucked from the religious ly charitable in email driblets, or drawn from the pockets of the piously ostentatious in larger lump?, hat' really been appropriated to the alleviation of human want, offering and sin, it would be a matter of public rejoicing and commeudation. Rut wc fear that a larj:e per centagc of this magnificent "collection " has been expended upon rents, salaries, mileage, <tc., Ac , of tho sleek and compla cent ? fliciais?the sclf-constituted beggars and almoners ot the ch;irii:cs of the community : and that but a small portion of the funds re Jiorted has over reached the mouths of the ungry, the backs of thenaked, or tho wounds and bruises of the dying. Real charity?the charity urged by Jesus Christ, begins at home ?exteuds first to the neediest next neighbor ; and then widens as means allow, to the wants and necessities of those who appeal to our eyes, as well as to cur hearts, as the bleeding wounds of the way side sufferer appealed to the passing Samaritan.?New Yuri Mirror Interesting to Flour Speculators ?The Detroit Advertiser makes the followiug state ments, which may be. a word in season to those who are holding on to their flour and grain in the expectation of getting higher p:ice3 for it: " A firm in this city, whose name we could casily^ive, have shipped to New Vork since last harvest, about 30,000 barrels of dour, all of which was bought for and shipped to the English marketi. This flour is still undisposed of in England, and letters were received by the steamer Persia, from the English huuse which holds it to the New York house by whom it was purchased (in connection with which the house in this city operates,) stating that much of the flour is unfit for human food, that they dare not placo it upon the market, and cannot do so except at a very great loss The letter also states that the loss which will be sustained in this unfortunate business will ex ceed S2 per barrel, besides the relinquishment of all interest and commissions, and asks the New York house to sustain a portion of the loss. We give the facts exactly as they come to us, for the truth of which so far as the Ut ters are concerned, we are able to vouch. Those who are holding flour and wheat for higher prices can draw their ownconclusions " Singular Development of Intuitive Per ception ?A lady of this city, sajs the Ros ton Ree, who is well and favorably known, both in this country and Europe, as possessing some remarkable powers, has recently discov ered, by mere accident, the singular faculty of perceiving, by the simple contact e>f tl>e hand, the locality and nature of a person's disease, and by the same curious power is en dowed 'with the faculty of prescribing the remedy. The accuracy of her descriptions and prescriptions has created no little sensa tion among the few who have been so fortunate as to test her rare powers. A Mother's Lov* ?The intensity of ma ternal affection was wellilh 'rated in thfc ob servation . f a sweet little boy, who, after reading " Pilgrim's Progress," asked bis mother which of the characters she liked best She replied, '? Christian, of course ; he is the hero of the story." He responded : 411 like Christiana best, because when Christian set out on his pilgrimage be went alone, but when Christiana started she took her children with her." It Made me feel Independent A man named Porter sat* he onoe had a clerical friend between whom end himself there existed great intimacy. Every Satur day night. as Porter wu tilting balancing his cash, a note woald come, requesting " the loan of a fivt dollar kill V* The mon?*y wae al way- returned punctually at eight o'etoek oa the Monday morning. But what puttied the lender was, the Parson always returned the ?ery identical note he borrowed Since he had diseovered this fact he had made private mark.* on the note ; ttill the same was Landed back on Monday morning. One Saturday evening Porter sent back a live dollar fold piece, instead of a note, and marked it Still the very same coin waa returned on the Mon day Porter got nervous and bilious about it ; he could not aleep at night for thinking <4 it; he would wake his wile in the middle of the night and ask her what she thought of such a strange occurrence. lie was fast boil ing over with cariosity, when a note ram* from the reverend berrover, one Christmaa eve, asking for the loau of ten dollars. A brilliant thought struck our friend He put on his great coat, resolving to eall, and de? mand an explanation of the mystery When be was shown into his friend's study he found him plunged in the profoundeet melancholy " Mr ???,'* said our friend, " if you will answer one question I will let you have the ten dollars. " How does it happea that you always re pay me the money you borrow on the Saturday night in the very same coin or note on Men* day f" The parson raised his head, and after a violent struggle, as though he were about to unveil the hoarded mystery of his soul, said, in faltering tones, ?? Porter, you are a gentle man, a scholar, a christian, and a Sew York er I know I can rely on your inviolable ae crccy. Listen to to the secret of my elo quence. You know that I am poor, and when 1 have bought my Sunday dinner I hare sel dom a red cent in my pocket. Now, 1 main tain that no mau can preach the Gospel and blow up his congregation properly without he has got something in his pocket to inspire him with confidence. I have therefore borrowed five dollars of you every Snnday that I might feel it occasionally as i preached on Sunday. You know Low independently I do preach? how I make the rich shake in their shoes; well, it if all owing to my knowing that I have a five dollar bill in my pocket! Of course, never having to use it for any other purjfete, it is not changed, but invariably returned to you the next morning. Mow, aa Mr. George Law is coming to hear me preach to-morrow, i thought I would try the effect of a ten-dellar bill sermon on him!" Col Fbbmokt.?The Montgomery (Aia ) Mail, speaking of Col Fremont, sc^s ? Ue was the prottgt of the Ladies' Benev olent Society of Charleston, some members of which found the family in great need, and aided them Young J. C. Fremont wai dis covered to have talent, and by the interest of these sauio ladies became the beneficiary of ? charity scholarship in Charleston College. He was graduated there with distinction, having shown, as we always heard, deoidei mathe matical talent. Subsequently, through the influence already mentioned, Mr. Poinsett was induced to get him an appoiutmeut aa a teacher of mathematics on board a national ? thence he wfs transferred to the corps uf To pographical Engineers?not very long after warde married a daughter of Hon Thomas H Benton, and began his brilliant and rapid rise. Every one knows his subsequent his <M3ol. Fremont had a brother, Frank, a year or two yonnger, who went on the etage very owly. lie wm a bluff looking? hearty fellow, seeming very much more like a man destined to military leadership than his brother. For some little time Frank made a sensation and got to be called the ' Charleston Koscius?but gradually came to be coiuid crcd merely a tolerable stock actor. Iros Bedsteads?The Florence corres pondent of the Newark Advertiser thus writes in praise of the iron bedsteads of that place : The bedsteads of this oountry are, by-the bye, the cleanliest and comliest m the world ?A iron Extensive manufactories abound for making them in every conceivable shape of beauty and grace which are never forgotten in utility, and these articles are ae yet con venient and oomfortable, as they are tasteful. Notwithstanding the heavy material of which they arc made, they look aii light a? gossa mer?-wrought out and polished so finely, fl wered and festooned inaulating curves, aud with their snowy la?e or muslin cr :?ms seem tempting one to fairy dreams. But their chief claim to notice is freedom from insects ; w^en the bars whioh support the mattrases are also of iron instead of wood, they are in deed insect proof. It is to be hoped that they are ero this introduced tenerallv in the United States If not, they ought to be. American housekeepers, be persauJed te throw your vials of bug-bane to the rats, and furnish your bedrooms with these ornaments . And tbero are other articles of chamber furn i-uie. which are here deemed indispencable, that should also be adopted by other countries. A Stranger at Hour ?A gentleman from Australia, for Salem, his native place, says the Newbnryport Herald, came down in the cars from Boston to South Reading, on Satur day evening, who had been so long absent that he was a stranger to his kindred and his homo He bad been gone twenty-two years ; and at one period, for seven successive yeare, did not receive a letter from this country. Twenty-two years is a large pieoe of a man s life, an l in that time great changes not only came to himself, but likewise to such coun tries as the United States and Australia He arrived at New York one week ago, but it was not tie New York he had left: the young city in the mean time has attained a monster growth. He started upon his land tacks in the cars; but never had he seen tttlroade be fore except a little niece of one. hardly de ServinTtho name, .t :Bo*- :b.d EES h?me of father.- ^ lhem. Ster. Tweotj^two your. i. twothird. * a p.n.r?ti<-; .?d in thi. country Mch generation almost makes the world ewer anew. Murder or a Father ?t a Sob !?Thos. R Borden, Esq , one of the moet reepeotabla and esteemed citixens in Greene eounty, Ala bama, was shot and killed by hu own son, while lying in his bed, on the morning of the 28th ultimo. Hii mother had gotten up and come out of her room, leaving his father .yinj in bed, the young wretch walked deliberate 7 ,?u, the room ?od bl.w out hi. br.- ?? lnv asleep He then escaped, and got as iar as Lauderdale Springs in i^fJfSjnbama. he was arrettedandcarn from Young Borden bad been aoe ^ his childhood, to th u the mere va but hi. thf?t.1 Xh. j~d, M penngs of a den committed from meroe wo learn';*!f_the young fiend thinking by nary , hia father to get poaseMion of the "J11?*** xhe criminal recordsLof the hl* Pt*ri mav be searched in vain for * mora ^liU-blooded, nunatural, and devilish act. Oct or dL^er -The tyjx> who kit countenance while setting up. unintelligible pronounced out of daneer y f J who attended him immediately alter tne fne nomenon oocuxred.