Newspaper of Evening Star, July 5, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 5, 1856 Page 1
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the evening stab, rrBLIHHKD EVKKT AFTEKNOOB, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At its Stmr Bn%Utnft.?erm4w e/ * ntimmt ??* Elwntk ttrut. By W. D. WALLACH, 9 Will be served to ?ubecribers by earrlees at MX AND A QUARTER CBNTS, payable weakly to the Agents; papers serred In package* at 3T* 1 Wnt? per month. To mall subscribers tha sub 1 acrlptloaprice Is THREE DOLLARSAND FIF XV CBN TS a year iaulriMrt, TWO DOLLARS !for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of cents a wfak. f-JT SINOLH COPIRS ONE CBNT. BUY AND SELL FO&SIOV AND DOMESTIC EXCHAH8S; FURNISH DRAFTS On til Parts of United State* and Europe; COLLECT DRAFTS On all parts of United States and Europe; DRAW BILLS ON IRELAND FOR ?\ OR UPWARDS; BUY AND SELL BONDS. STOCKS. A OTHKR SECURITIES; NEGOTIATE TINK PAPIER. Investment paying 10 V aad ever, fer sale* LAID W A RE ARTS. We are at all times Purchasing, and have for Sale, LAND W AR RANTS of all denominations. I .and Warrants located in Iowa, Wisconsin, or Minnesota. CHUBB BROTHERS, Jau 23-tf Bankers, opposite the Treasury. J. CONNELLY, Undertaker, y9 123 Strentk slrttt. ???*! ?tdt, btt. O and H, WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and the adjoining counties that he 1st prepared to attend to all orders at the shortest notice and on the most liberal terms, Be will spare no pains to give entire satisfaction on ill occasions. He guarantees to preserve the dud In the warmest weather for any length of time A large supplv of ready made COFFINS of alt 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 solicited. mar'M-tf SINGER'S Improved Sewing Machines. To which was granted the Highest Award of the Paris Exhibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict of Superiority. THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA chlne has simplified them in many respect*, and they are capableof executing twice the amount of work th*y did formerly In any given time They are wltnout question the only Machines ca pable of sewing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for narness can be sewn bv any of these machines by a simple change of needle and thread !n 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 g?t out of order. We have machines with guage* attached, for binding hats, rap-fronts, gaiters, Ac. Silk, Thread, Cotton, Needles, Ac., constantly on hand, at the lowest rates. Persons desirous of Information regarding Sew ing Machines 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 Person* who have t>een Induced to purchase Inferior machine-' under the pretext of being cheap, will find this a benefit Indeed. mar 10?tf ANTHONY HIGHLY, UNDERTAKER, Shop and Residence No. 303 Penn'a avenue, south side, between 9th and 10th sU Having provided himself with %n ELEGANT HEARSE, and all ntvessarT conveniences fori properly conducting hl> business, woald re3pectluliy inform the public that he Is folly prepared to fill all orders entrusted to him, at th** shortes; notice, and In the best manner. A large supply of READY-MADE COFFINS of all sizes, always on hand, which will be fur nished on tne most reasonable terms. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N. B ?Resld n<r on the premises, orders will be njromjj'ly attended to at all hours IRON HALL BOOT, SHOE, fc TRUNK ESTABLISH MKNT-1 have this day received a large a** rt ment of Ladles' and Gentlemen's lr>n and Wood, frame Trunks ;' also, Bonnet Box es, Hat Cases, Carpet Bags, of ?ll itvles Ladien' new style Gaiters, all oolors: and Uack, bronze, and colored Gaiters, with and tips, at SI Muses', Children's, and In fant's Shoe*, all styit-s tients, Boys,and Youths Patent Leather and French Calf Boots and Shoes from ?l to *5. Tali and examine my s'ock be/ore purchasing eU-wh?ie. S. P. HOOVKR, Iron Hall, J* 13-tr l'a. av., bet'n S*h and 10th sts 332 TRUNKS. 324 WE HAVE JUSt RECEIVED A GOOD assortm-nt of Sole Leather Traveling Trunks, Ladies' Dress and Packing Trunks, Hat Boxes, Valises, Carpet Bags Satchels/ *<: , which we will din pose of at verv law prices. WALL A STEPHENS. Je ll-tf $H l'a avenue, next to Iron Hall. ( HAUNC'Y WARRINKR, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER, AND DliLia IK 1 Pine Watches, Jewelry, and Silver Ware. f^OLD SEALS, FOB AND VEST CHAINS, VY FINE JEWELRY, SIL- - _ ' VfcR SPOONS, FORKS, GOBLETS, CUPS. Ac., for sale at New York prices. < REPAIRING. ? The Chronometer, Dnplex Lever. Cylinder. Repeating, Musical, and other WATCHES repaired Also, JEWELRY. Ae No. i70 Fbnnstlvania Avesob, betw n Sixth and Seventh streets, Browns' Hotel knlMing, sljrn of the GOLDEN WATCHES* _*P tf Washington, GREAT REDUCTION IJ THE PRICE OF BOOTS AND GAITERS I H*iYEvyN com*1**ION,FOR A PHIL A adsiphla manu facturer, a fi st rate 8ewed or Pegged Caif-Skln BOOT At 91 62. full as ifood as those usually sold at S5 or a^d t French Calf Patent L^atner G AITER at Sn. as good as any f' #5: a ttrst rate Calf ttatt-ratft 50,the-e are the best goods that is (oir ever were) sold in the District for the price; for the f'roof, et>me and see or yourself. Terms positive y cash. No extra P oflt charged to ofset bad debts. Call at the NEW YORK HAT STORE. Seventh street near Penney.vanla avenue. tf ANTHONY, Arent. ? orriN wareroom, a?. I ??*** * CO., VN0EEYA ??? KERS?residence< 18 Seveath street, between S aad H streets ^?^^3 Interments procured la aay ground #r cemetery. CoEas, Cape, Shreuds, Carriages. Hearse, aad every article for later meats of <he best quality fnralshed at short aetioe, oa the ?oet reasonable terms, and at all hours of the ai*ht Havlac the exclusive right of Cramp's ra;cnt Corpse Preserver, we guarantee to keep the ?*** for aa7 lea*th of tlaw. Jy 11?ly MRS. VI. E. HARVEY, fotccassoa to Jaicas F. Hiavar, diciaiid,) UNDERTAKER, I No 110 St^tntk Unit. bttW'rn t# and H, LEAVK TO INFORM THE PUBLIC * that she has in her employ the sim*? per*ous that were formerly 'The -s'.?hll*hinent. who are fully roiapru-nt teconduct tne Undertaking Bustnesr; aad 'hat every attention will be given to calls, day or night, as heretofore. m 19 #m A *PK< IAL NOTICE ALL PERSONS ln XA de) ted to us on oprn accounts or otherwise are r. aj^rtfiiliy Informed that their amounts are tnadprif ??nd will be rendertil to 1st July i,, *" ^' esTttestly request an early settlement, as * is all iinportant to as that our uoofes should r>? c?'jsei 1 uo*e who do not wish th lr bills srnt In il? oblige us by calling for them durl g this COLLKY A SEAKS, M3 Sevtnth s.rect, 3 doors ab^vo avenas. t VOL. VIII WASHINGTON, D. C Auction Sales. By A. GREEN. Auctioneer HHRUSTEES' SALE.?ON MONDAY,THE -I- 2$th of July 1856, by virtue of a deed of trust to us, dated the 4th day of September, A. D. 1941, and dulv records In Llbar J A. 8 , No. 33. follous 44, 43, 44, 44, and 4#, one of the lana records for Washington county, in the District of Columbia, we shall sell at nubile auction, in front of the preml ca. at 8 o'cloea p. m , the west half of Lot numbered twenty-throe, ln?quare num bered four hundred and ninety six, In '.he city of Washington Terms of sale: One-half in cash, and the re mainder in six months, with Interest, and to be secured by deed of trust If the terms are nrt not compiled with in five days from the day of sale the trustees re erve the right to resell the premises at the risk and cost of the first purchaser. An conveyancing at the cost of the purchaser. E. C MORGAN, ) Tn.mtMm HUGH B. SWEENY ] rru,?*? je??eoAds A GREEN, AuctV. By J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Trustee*' sale or beautiful Country Seat .?By virtue of a deed of trust from Geo. T. Massey, as trustee,and Ann Brown, bearing date on the thirteenth day of December, I8>3, and recorded In Liber J. A S . No. 68 folios SOj, 506, 507 , 50*, 508, and 510,one of the Land Re cord* for W ashlnstrn county. In the District of Col lmbia, the undersigned will sail at public auc tion at the auction store of J C. McGulre, to the highest bidder.on THURSDAY AFTERNOON, June 26th, 1856, at 6 o'clock p. m , the following highly improved and beautiful country property, viz: All that piece or parcel of ground lying in the county of Washington and Dls rlct aforesaid, be ing a part of the land whereof Anthony Holmead. senior, died seized, and part of the tract called " Pleasant Plains." and part of the land which Anthony Holmeaa, Jr., conveyed to Boltzell and Mayhew, which they conveyed to John Plckrell, the piece or parcel of land aforesaid, lying on the east of the Washington and Rockvllle turnpike road, containing 5 acres and one sixteenth <f an acre, more or less, being Lot No. 2 of Geo. Taylor's subdivision, and beginning for the same on the east aide of the said turnpike road, at the end of 76.42 perches measured southerly from the Inter section of said road with the Rock Creek church road, to a road or private way called Taylor's road, leading from the cald turnpike road to an other part of the said tract of land owned by said George Taylor, and running thence with the said Washington and Rockvllle turnpike road north three degrees, west 28 46 perches to the l,ot sold to J C. Lewis, thence at light angles with the said turnpike road 26 46 perches, thence at right angles with the said last llae, and parallel with the sa'd first line 2* 46 perches, and thence at right angles with the said last mentioned line and parallel with the said second line 28.46 perches to the line of the said turnpike roid.and the place of beginning, being the same land and premises which was conveyed to the said Ann Brown by John F. Shanetts by deed dated April 19'h 1853, and duly recorded ' Together with the improve ment aud appurtenances, which may be seen by visiting the premises Terms: One-fourth cash; the residue In 6, 12, 18, and 24 months ; to be secured by deeds of truM oa the premises. U nless the terms of sale be com piled within days from day of sale the Tru? - tee3 reserve the right to resell at the cost and risk of the defaulting purchaser All conveyances at tte purchaser's expense. ERASMUS J. MIDltLETON.) . KICHARD H. CLARKL, Jirusiees. m*l-2awts JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auct'r. d^The above sale it unavoidably post r>ont d until SATURDAY, July 26th, same hour aid Diare. ERASMUS J. MIDDLETON, > - hi CHARD H. CLARKE, < trustees. je 27-2awts J. C. McGU IRK, Auct'r. AOENCY op the Alliance Insurance Co. of i'hilndrlpliia. Capital 9300,000! Annual report for tub year ending January 1, 1856 IimU of the Company, rqadttlog of Bool* aud Mortfacee ud Bnencniohered r?al ??tat? $110.04 on Stocks of other Corporations, worth per ?,*?? 00 OMh oa band Sl,.j? 30 Bi;ta receivable, consisting of Xarlne Bote* er. 1 ?<>ort loan* |M,M1 7# Stock B^>tM tlt.a^fi *0 51,139 10 $119,410 00 Whole r?HpU for premium* dnrlng th? year $111,(11 05 Paid for Iomm and erpenaei daring the year 71,1M 04 P M. M'?RIARTY, President. J. MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. THE GREAT WESTERN FIRE INSUR ANCE CO OF PHILADELPHIA Capital 9500,<>00. Charter Perpetual. DiaBCTOK*. Charles C. Lathrop 51* Spruce street. Alexander Whllden, merchant, 14 North Front street. John C Hunter, firm of Wright, Hunter A Co. E Tracey, firm of Tracey A Uaaer. John R. McCurdy, fl'in of Jones, White A Mc Curdv. Isaac Hazlehnrst, attorney and couaaellor. James B Smith, Arm of Jas B Smith A Co. Theo W Baker, firm of Tracy A Baker R. S Walton, 360 \larket street Tbomas K. Llinerlrk, 5 >4 Spruce street. John J Baker, Goldsmith's Hall CHAKLKXC LATHROP, President. THOMAS K LIMERICK, Secretary. Risks changed from other companies to this, no chnrge for policy fee Enquire at the offloe of J. E. Kendal1. o?er R Morrow's Exchange Otflee first door West of W. B Todd's Hat Store, on Pennsylvania avenue. m 87 3m DAVID MYER LE. Agent. HATS! HATS! JUST RECEIVED A FULL SUPPLY fine drab Beaver ventila ted HATS, which 1 offer at S3 50; they are the best Hats lor the price In the United States. The best black dress irats got up in the latest style for #3 60 as go?d as those usually sold at S5: and a good fashion able Hat at SI, worth 94 ; and a first-rate Hat, 82 50. The be?t materials and the best workmanship Is employed to produce a 95 Hat, which Is sold for 93 50. We do a cssh business, meet with no los ses, but ijlve each customer full value for his money. Felt and Straw Hats unusually low. N. B Agent for Drlscoll's Halm of a Thousand Flowers Pries 25 cents per bottle. ANTHONY, 7th str?et, near Pa. ayenue, Agent for a New York Hat Compaiy. m 24-tf J. F. CALDWELL, Deatist, IS LOCATED ON ELEVENTH STREET, the second house from Pennsylva nia avenue, next to Farnham's book/ store, where he is ready tu OPERA TE ON THE TEETH He would respectfully in timate that teeth, though muchdlseavd, however they may ache, canbesived without destroying the nerve; the drstructlon of the nerve Is the cause of mors deep-seated pains about the face and head. His mode of extracting teeth is greatly more safe, and is attended with muck less ftrtt and the Infliction of less pain, than by methods dependent on keyed Instruments, pulllcans or for ceps. Those who are suffering pain In the fore head, face and Jaws, would do well to submit to his remedial treatment. The most satisfactory certiflcat- s and references can be seen as testimo nials of his skill in his operation mlO-Stf NEW MATTRESS FACTORY. At Fairview Cotton Works Alexandria,Va. HAVING ADDED THE MATTRESS Busi ness to our ether manufactures we are now prepared to supply the trade with a superior ar 1 cle of Cotton cr Shuck MATTRESS. We have anew patent shuck picker In use, which splits and curls the shucks la the most perfect marner. Mattresses filled with these are superior to the old kind, being more elastic and durable This, with other facilities and arrangements.ensb!e us to compete In price and q' ality with Baltimore and other Northern mamifacturera. Orders for any particular s-'zs or kind fll ed Immediately. Also, a supply of Cotton Warp, Wrapping Twine, and Batting always on hand, at manufac turer's prices FITZPATRICK A BURNS. Proprietors. Alexandria. JOHN J BOGUE, Agent, No 38 East Market Space, Georgetown. Je 18. im JOHNSTON'S PHILOSOPHICAL Charts, complete with Key, raid to be the b?st design ever gotten up for schools and seminaries. FERGUSON. 20 next to Lamraoad's, 486 7tn at. SOFT CRAHS AND OREKN TURTLE SO UP are served every day atC. GAUTlER'B Saloon. ^ EXCURSIONS, See. FIRST GRAND EXCURSION or THI Western Hose Company, No. 1, TO PINEY POINT. The western hose company hav ing completed their arrange ment*, now take pleasure in an nouuclng to their friends and the pu ??lic general! that they have chartered the irwlft and splendid Steamer PO WHAT AN, for the purpose or giving one of their Excursions to that favorite watering place, PINEY POINT, on TUESDAY, July tth, 19'8. The boat will leave her wharf at the foot of Eleventh street at 7 o'clock p m ; will stop at Alexandria at 1% o'clock; arriving at the Point by day light next morning, whereshe will remain until 10 o'clock on Wedneaday night, at which hour she will leave for home, arriving at Wash ington at 7 a. m, on Thursday, thus allowing passengers all day to enjoy the luxury of salt wa ter Bathing, together with an abundance of Oys ters, Crabs, Sheepheads, Drums, and the varieties of fish and fowl with which that place abounds. On this occasion, there will be a Oxakb Ball on Wednesday evening Being desirous c f giving satisfaction to our patrons, we have (postirelv) limited the number of our tickets to be sold, and the Committee have determined on no account to premlt no improper persons on board of the boat. The Company have fixed the price of tickets for the round trip at the low rate ofS2.30, admitting a Gentleman and Lady; each additional Lady SI. Children and Servant's tickets SI ; to be had of the Committee, or at the boat on the evening of the Excursion. A fine Band is engaged forth* Excursion. Refreshments will be provided by an experi enced caterer, at city price*. IP- Having rorde arrangements with Mr. I.atuamfor his coaches, they will leave as fol lows: From High street, Georgetown, at o'clock; from the corner of 20th street and Penu Ivanla avenue at 5% and o'clock: from the orttern Liberties Market House at 4>< o'clock; from the Navy Yard at 6^ o'clock. Commxtttc oj Arrangements. Wm Rlgglee, F T Wilton R E Booth, A F Beadle je 27-eo6t GRAND CIVIC & MILITARY EXCUR8I0N or THI WASHINGTON YAGERS, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, On MONDAY, July 7th, ISM. The undersigned committee of Arrangements in making the above announcement beg leave. In, behalf of the Company, to return their sincere thanks to their friends for the patronage extended to them on former occasions, and can only promise to do all that can be done to merit the continuance of the same. Tbe steamer Georgs Washington, commanded by the well-known ('apt. Corson, will lenve her whatf at 8 a. m. and 2 p. rn , and leave the Pa vilion at 6 and 9pm L. W Weber's Brass and Cotillon Band is en gaged, and .he services of an experienced caterer secured. Tickets, admitting a centleman and two ladies, ONE DOLLAR. Committee of Arrangements. Lieut M. Hopp. J.Angermann, Ord Sergt M. Kuppel, H. Busher, Ser^t \V. SchtnilJ, A E. LeKeese, Ccro'l J. Wahl, G H. Lorch. je30-6t PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY FROM LOSS BY FIRE Sui* rihed CajUal and Surplus #1,359,131 13. FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSUR ANCE CO., OF PHILADELPHIA Offv-e norlhweit corner Pennsyltama arenue anil 17th t'rert, If'aiAin.fori City, D. C. STATEMENT OF BUSINESS FROM THE 1ST ?'ay of August to the 31st day of December, If" 55: Am >tmt received in marine premium*.. %6*.242 31 Do fire premium* 39,9J8 S3 Total |>r< miiiuis tor five months 118 151 13 Capital 1,2?u,000 00 1,358,151 13 Invested a? folio wo: Honda of Alleghery county, P.tttburg, and Philateiphia Ci?y6'* $<3 731 6(1 Katitcal bo id?, ccsi 33.400 00 Loans on flrat in jri^aju of r? al e?;ate.. o'J.'JjO 00 D<j stocks, collateia'.... 3o,3e4 00 la-b ii baik and on ha id 11,09; 22 rapi'a' ?ut>scrib *d 1,047,700 00 Pr> mitim notes, not manirerf 6f? :iH7 31 Due from a?ent? (secured by bmds)... 18 8.>3 til Expenses and commission? 11,662 .;3 1,358 151 13 T.ital am ?unt of losses reported to 1st Ja sua y. 1856: Fire .$1,666 66 Marine 3 0;H) 00 4 666 66 DIRECTORS. Hon. Thos. B. Florence, Charles Dincee, George H Arm-trong, Thr ina- Manderfield, riitrlci A Rub i am, Edwa'd It. Heimbdd,* G?o-ge H? imb dd, F Ca-roll Brewster, Jam ?* E. Neil i, I.aac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. HELMBOt.D, Secreiaty. LOCAL 8UR VETOES. CI arl*s Wa'ter, Wo. 397 D stre? t. Jno. M. Tbornton. corncr First street and Virg n>a avenue. Jnui -i William', No. 52*2 Four-and-a-half street. MARINE SURVEYOR. Ca >t. J. P. Levy, No. 474 Pennsylvania arenue. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thoniason. The business of this C< mpaiy will compare fa voraVy with th* m^t succe'!-ful of sim-lar institu Hons in the United States. From the 1st day of August, 1855, in five imnths, up t? let Jauua y, 1856, the premiums received am Jtinted to the large sum of owe hundred auu eight thou and, one hun ;red aid fifiy-one dollars, with ??niy forty six hundred and sixty six dollas losses reported Willi these evidences of success and good man ajem?nt,t the directors frel justified in soliciting a share of public patronage, believing that the s?>cu rny offered h ain/e, and that all fair cla ms will be adjusted more acc ording to equity han lejial techni calities. With a view of aff >rding ample indemnity to the | pubtie, the company have deported with MKS8RS DUNCAN, SHERMAN, Jk CO., OF NEW YORK, THKIR BANKERS, Ca*h and premium notes to provide an accruing Trunt Piiuti of One Hundred Thotmand Dollars, To be held by them a* additional security to policy holders for the payment of losses. The company is prepared to is-;ue policies against loss or ilaiiiaje'by fire on DWELLINGS, FURN1 TURB, MlLLM, MANUFACTORY, WARE Souses, a11 descriptions or BUILDINGS, and eir content', or all Kind * of MERCHANDISE, transported by VkfSKLS, 8TJ>:AMB0ATS, CA NAL BJATS, RAILROADS, and the unial con veyances to or from any portion of Europe and AMERICA, and on tbe hulls of STEAMBOATS navigating the western waters. The tales of premium will be as low as other companies, and in fixing them ev<fiy i in pro v. ment in construction and a-rangement will b; taken into oonsidt ration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. Office northwest c rner Pennsylvania av nue and Seventeenth street, \N a^htngton city, D. C. Insurance may altMe effected at the Home Offae, Northwest comrr HjJsnul urul Second Streets, Phila delphia. Also, at tliMtom; a'ly'srfficts: New York? A W Th mpson,^lo 10 Wall street. Boston? Oliver Brewster, No 4 State street. PaUiin irr? B. H. Richardson. No. 7*2 Ba'tim ?re street. Cincin nati?Taylor A Anthony. Charleston?J. H.Tay

lor, No. 131 *. Bay street New Orleans? Ha man Doane. Montfom ry?Albert XV Itiams. Mobile? A. C. Waugh. Pituburg?T. J Hunter, No. 90 Water street Favanrah- A Wilbur, No. Ill Bay street. Augusta?Girar ley, Whyte A Co. Atlania ? Marcus A. Bell. Trenton?Narr A Cccks. Fond du Lao?Robert A Baker Vicktburg?J Putt-am. Buffalo?A Barker. Memphis- W. E Milton. Detroit?1Thomas Fa'mer A Son Milwaukie?A Wellington llart. WelLburg, Virginia ?Eanfu'tli Brown, jr. Erie, Penu? ua?Alton A Ciaig. Wyomn g, Penn?y vania R C Smith. L<u s vilte?H.M.Tlnibe lake. Na hvUle? JosephNa?to. Poit and?D Robi tson, jr. Chicago?E P. Ward San F atcisco - Wil.iam Biggs. St. Louis?Thos R. Courtenay, geif'al arent tor the southern and western Stater. And hi other principal cities of the United States by authorized officers of ihe com pany. je 14-lyt POCKET H.FI1VE9, CHINA GOODS, Port Monnales ahd Perfumery closing out at low rates. JOHN F. ELLIS, w-\t 304 Pa. avsuuo. Houses, &c.,for Rent and Sale. For rent?a brick house, situa ted on 6th street, near the corner of M In quire of f. M MaGRIJDKR. Dry Good and Shoe Store, corner 7th and 1 street. je Sl-tf For sale ?a tract of land, con talnlng about 45 acres, on the Heights of Georgetown, being a part of the Valley Vl?w Farm, the residence of the late John H King, deceased This Is one of the most desirable sites In the District for a line private residence; about 20 acre* of this tract Is a beautiful grove of tim ber, the balance cleared and In a high state of cul tivation The summit of this tract is from 330 to 4tH) feet, above tide water, and has a fine view of Washington, Georgetown, and the adjacent val ley of the Potomac. It will be sold entire or in lots Also, a large Frame Dwelling-house and Lot on the corner of Fifth and H streets west. Wash ington city. Apply at Valley View Farm, or to Dr. H. King, No 60 Prospect street, Georgetown. D. C. je 18-tf [Intel] K. J. KING. ATPRIVATLSALE ? EIGHTEEN SMALL building lots for sal*, corner of L street and New Hampshire Avenue, near the circle, First Ward, ranging In price from 80 to Ifio dollars each. Termsfrom 5 to 15 dollars per month Par ties purchasing with the view of building theTeon, lumber or bricks (at market prices) to the amount of I'M) dollars will be advanced thereon, secured by deed of trust on the property. Title lndlspn table. For any other information apply to H. PARRY, Marble Yard, Pa. av.,bet. ISth A lfth its. ap 10?3m FOR RENT, WITH OR WITHOUT STEAM POWER.?The large, airy, convenient, and well finished Hall next door to the Star Build ing*. It Is 50 by 60 feet In the clear, with high ceiling, and iff capitally lighted. Alst. tfcs store immediately under the west half of said hall. 25 by 60 feet, fronting directly on Pennsylvania avenue, in the heart of the bu?lne^s portion there of, (no othnr such desirable business stands are now being offered to the public ) They will be rented separately or together. For terms apply to GEORGE HILL, Papermaker, Bridge street, a few doors west of the omnibus stand, George town, or at the Star Office counter. N. B.?If renters desire to carry on any business requiring steam power, they can be accommo dated with shafting attacked to the new and pow erful engine of the Star Newspaper and Job Printing Office, manufactured oy the Messrs. Ellis, and arranged so a<to furnish'ample power, if required, to renters of the premises advertifed above. Je 20-tf CZT* The leatf on the above propeity will be sold. FOR (RENT?SEVERAL HANDSOME Par lors and Chambers, with board. Also, table and transient board Inquire at Mra. SMITH'S, 233 F street. cov27?tf FOR SALE OR RENT ?LOT NO 1, IN Square No. ?53, corner of E street south and 10th street west, near the Steamboat Wharf, con taining about 10.000 square feet , recently occupied by J no. W Martin's blacksmith and wheelwright shops. Also, for rent, Square No. 5GS, between 2d and 3d streets west, and H and 1 streets north, con tainlng 2# acres; now occupied by Mr. H N Lansdale On the square, which will be enclosed with a good fence, Is a stable and carriage house, and the land in excellent order and well situated for cultivation. Possession given on the first of April. An abundance of excellent gravel and sand, on the premises, for sale Inquire of mar0?eolw&Stf JOSEPH INGLE. Building lots for sale?a va rletv of Building Lots in all parts of the city, at reasonable prices and on accommodating terms, Enquire of tho subscriber at John E Kendall's office, next door to W. II. Todd's, Hat Stcre, Pennsylvania avenue, third floor, front room. ap2l-eo3m DAVID MYERLE. For sale or rent?a t i^t ee-story biick House, No 253. on F street standing on a very deep lot rnnning back to a wide alley, on which are extensive back buildings For termn apply at 462 Sixth street, hetween D and E. Je 7-eolm* yALUABLE BUILDING LOTS FORSALE ? I have for sale a large number of Buldlng Lots In different parts of the cltv. very favorably located either for residences or business. Ap ply to WILLIAM H PHILIP. Attor:eyat Law, No. 40, Louisiana avenue, near Mb street. m5 eo OFFICIAL. Treasury Department, May 26,165?. Notice Is hereby given to the holders of the stock issued pursuant to the act of Congress of 22d July, 1810, that such stock is redeemable by Its terms, and will be paid at the Treasury on the surrender of the certificates thereof, on the 12th of November next, when Interest thereon will cease. This department will continue to purchase such stock prior to said day of redemption, and will pay therefor the following premium, in addition to the Interest accrued to the day of purchase, with one day's interest for the money to reach the vendor: On such stock received at the Treasury between the 1st day of June and the 31st day of July, In elusive, one-half of one per cent, on the amounts specified in the certificates; On such stock received between the 1st and 31st days of August, one-fourth of on* per cent; And on snch stock received after the 31st day of August, the interest accrued thereon, and one day's additional Interest only, will be paid. Certificates of such stock transmitted under this notice must be duly assigned to the United States by the party entitled to receive the pur chase money; and when sent prior to the 1st J uly the current half year's Interest mu t also be as signed by ths present stockholder, otherwise such Interest wHl be payable as heretofore. And notice Is further given to holders of other stocks of the United States that this department will purchase the same between the 1st day of June and the 1st day of December next, unless the sum of 81,500,000 shall be previously ob'alned, and will pay for the same, in addition to the in terest accrued from the day of the last dividend of interest, and one day's additional Interest for the money to reach the vendor, the following rates of premium: On stock of the loan of 1812, a premium of it) per cent.; Oft stoek of the loans of 1847 and 1548 a premium at 16 per cent.; And on stock issued under the act of 9th Sep tember, 1^50, commonly called Texan Indemnity stock, ? premium of 6 per cent. Certificates transmitted under this notice should be duly assigned to the United States by the per ty entitled to reoelve the meney; and If sent pre vious to the 1st July, the current half-year's in terest must also be assigned by the present stock holder, otherwise the Interest for the half year to that day will be payable to him as heretofore. Payment for all the foregoing stocks will be made by drafts on the assistant treasurers at Bos ton, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. , JAMES GUTHRIE, m29-dt!2Nev Secretary of the Treasury. NE DIC ALC A RD. DR H PERABEAU, GERMAN HOMEO pathlc physic an, has the honor to offer his services to the Inhabitants of Washington and vicinity. Office on D street, two doors west of tttb, where he will be found from 9 to 12 a m., and from 1 to 8pm Residence on I street, No. 188, between 20th and 21st streets. N B?Homeophathlc medicines for sale, which the Doctor prepares himself with the greatest care, for Fever and Ague, for Bilous and Bowel complaints, Ac., Ac. m 16-3m L. J. M1DDLETON, DEALER IN ICE, OjUct and Dtpot?Southwest corner of F and Twelfth streets feb 27- tf JUST RECEIVED, LONDON ART JOUR NAL and other Books, Periodicals ard Pa pers FBRGUSON. je 20 next to Lteunond's, 488 7th at. evening star. A TALE OF TRUE LOVE. Jane Harwood was the Toungest and an* questionably the prettiest of three sisters, who all had considerable pretensions to beauty. A peculiar charm, of truly feminine character, presided orer her feature*, and more especial ly in her dark ejes, 11 That teemed to love whatever tliey looked u pon '' W e were cousins; wc might have been con nected by a nearer tic, but I did not think so then. At the period to which I am alluding, Jane was almost eighteen. Business had de tained me for several months at Kdingburg, and I knew nothing of what was passing in London, except through the medium of the post; and every body knows-how little infor mation an occasional letter affords My sur prise. therefore, may be conjectured, when on calling at my Aunt Harwood $, the morning af ter my return to London I learned that Jane was just off on a continental t nr. Her mother informed me that auut Mary was going to travel on the continent, and nad kindly re quested Jano to accompany her " ?' I sup poso Jane is delighted at the invitation V' "Why, nu,"_ replied my aunt, " I cannot say she is ; she is not at all in the spirits you im agine." In a few minutes aunt Mary's car riage drove to the door, the only one by the way in the family, and alter a low minutes had elapsed, occupicd by my aunt Mary's expres sions of pleasure at seeing me. and my regrets at our being so soon to seperate. poor Jane en tered the apartment She indeed did nut ap pear in the spirits I had imagined; her face was pale, her air dejected, and her eyes bore the evident te.Uim< ny of much weeping For an instant a smile played on her beautiful features, as I sprung to salute her ; but it was merely for an instant, ati l then she looked more like an exile about to take her last fare well of her kindred, then a young and beau tiful girl ju^t commencing a tour of pleasure From the observations I made. I was perfectly convinced that my two aunts were as anxious for this journey, as Jane was reluctant.?all this was a perfect mystery, and so it remained; for my aunt coutrived some pretence for cal ling Jane away, just as I was on the point of questioning her on the subject. When everything was adjusted for their departure, and Jane had kissed her mother and sisters. I approached to take my farewell salutation. The poor girl burst into tears and hid her faco on my shoulder; I felt a strong inclination myself to shed a tear. After catching the last glimpse of the carriage as it rooled rapidly away, I returned to my lodg ings, out of spirits, and very much disposed 10 quarrel with the hrstperson who should gpeak to :ue. Jane had promised to write to me, hut more than two months elapsed ere I received a let tcr. It was dated from Paris, and contained some general ob-ervations en tho country, with a slight intimation that she w is indis posed. But it was not this intimation that so much alarmed me. as the tone of dejecti >n visible in every line, and I instantly resolved to follow them, and ascertain from Jane's own lips what thus could oppress her r atural buoy ant spirit. An engagement of some import ance detained me for several days; indeed, it was more than a fortnight ere I quitted Lon don. On enquiring at the Hotel from which the letter was dated. I was disappointed ; they had left Paris a few days previous After ascertaining their route, I immediately com menced a pursuit, and sometimes sleeping at the inn at which they had rested, and some times losing all trace of them, I entered Brussels. As it was late in the afternoon, and I knew do one to whom I could apply for information, I though it as well to defer my random search till the following day After dinner I strolled mt, unconsciously, in the direction of the thea tre, I entered it; the performance was going jb, and after gazing at the stage till the act war concluded, I proceeded to survey he au iience My attention was immediately direct 8 J by beholding my Aunt Mary in the next box ?Surely that is not Jane by her side V Be fore my t>entence was finished I had discovered that it was indeed Jane, but so altered ' I had heard that sorrow or continued excitement of any kind h?s a tendency to change the com plexion, but I never saw it illustrated till then. VV'hat an altered beiug w is my sweet cousin ; her person was attenuated, her skin darkened, Her eyes hollow though bright, and her faco looked healthy, though there was afaiuttinge >n the cheek. The surprise and sorrow I ex pressed evidently dipleased my aunt; and when I hinted that a theatre was an improper place for an invalid I was informed by her that in eminent physician had advisod J aue to take 13 much exercise and amusement as possible. I ittended them to their Hotel, and took my eave, with the premise to call the next niorn ng, I did so, and found my aunt breakfasting ilone, Jane not having yet risen I had been onversing about an hour with my aunt when ler attended entered with a message from 'anc. requesting permission to remain iu her ipartmeut, as she felt much indisposed. Mu tant declared she could not comply with her equest. and rising, left the room with the ser ant In about half an hour she returned, ending the poor invalid. Her face was pale, rery pale; but her eyes still retained a dat ;ling brightness; she slightly pressed my land as I led her to the sofa on which she unk quite exhausted. A gentleman t j whom ny aunt had a recommendatory letter was announced and as Jano was unable to bear he presence, my aunt was compelled to leav ? is, and receive the gentleman in another .palment. The instant my aunt left the room >oor Jane seemed as it were re-animated Ste ose from her reclining posture, and I wzs oolish enough to imagine she was better, rhen I saw a bright Cush suffuse her deathly ountenance- " Oh, no," said she, as I ven ured to express my hopes; "Oh. no, I shall ever be better ; but, my dear Charles I have . favor to ask, and I feel confident you will ;rant it"?she hesitated?'? I wi:h you to de iver this," said, drawing a wedding riDg from >er bosom, and placing it in my hand, "tufthe ierson who I shall name;?had I baa the lightest idea of seeing you, I would have en eavored to have explained everything by rriting: but I know not how it would have een possible, for I never have been an in tant alone This morning I endeavored with , pencil to write his name on a leaf of a pocket 00k, but could not?my hand so trembled. Iharles," said she, grasping my hand with a jrce of which I thought her incapable, '* I hall never return to England, I shall never ee him myself, but I conjure you to tell him was not unfaithful?tell him that I was ept a prisoner in my room from the moment f my entering it after our last meeting till 1 ras compelled to accompany my aunt; that I 'as denied the means of writing, and had not creature in whom I could confide; do con Ince him Charles, that I was not faithless? le idea that he would *0 think of me, has ontiuually prayed on me, and has broken my eart; tell him not soon to forget, and to re lember one whose best affections were devo }dly his." The rapidity and energy with hich she spoke alarmed me; Iinterru{f*d er by asking of whom she was speuking. before the eager girl could reply, my aunt ntered, and poor Jane was awed into silence, he glow of high wrought feeling* instantly ied away, her cheeks assumed the hue of eath, her lips grew livid, her bosom heaved j bursting, her hands were clenched, and her hole frame was convulsed I supported her 1 my arms, and endeavored to soothe her gony ; I took one of her hands?its coldness tartled me. I strove to unclasp it, but vainly trove; the next instant the fingers fell, her cad sunk on my shoulder, the convulsive reathlng ceased?she was too near death to letain such agitation and live,?the gentle ifferer sleeps in a foreign grave Two ox three days after my return to Ltn THE WEEKLY STAR. This excellent Family and Neva Joeraal ?-eon tain 1 ng a greater eartsty of latereattag reed ln? than can be found la ht otber?la pub l.beder. fetor. day mernlng. I , Tilm. Single oopjr, per anaum ? _ roctcaa rive copies *? ?? Ten copies p u, Twenty coplaa uo Cab?, IBVAK1A?LV I* iDTilci. atVfiT?ln*l#C0Ple* iin ^rappees) can be procured at the counter, fn:m?dlateh after the laaue of t6t p?per. Price?Taisi Cx*ts ? arta? a*?nta wlU be all owed a coacmlaaion of twenty per cent. don Ica'W oa my aunt Harwood. rredeter turned to upbraid her for her crnelty to Jane td T if/ShC kDew * "fcom BbeallJd! ? ,? !rf,t,Bdlt*??nHyahoaa.ofnin?ni. tig that after ?tajing much longer than I LiudiSr th t??k rmj ^*T* w,,h->ut even 5?*- purpose of my visit My auo' re K* ^ kVk C/1*ingtoB- *n<1 ^ rtrolled . n through I hi?.!bnd??. and Hyde Park Corner, and ?gh the *ate 11 th* toP of astitutiou Hill, when I waa aorosted by or old schoolfellow and iuvenile friend, Frank - or timer. It was with difficulty I recorniscd "> tke ' r?? 1IT* ??? I h~i firvlj ? f ,#luc? h* 1-ft ?cbool, and I knew ?> till then that he had embraced the profes ? n of arm? Though I was not in the high ,P'?t?- y?t this rencontre gave me plea ure. Mortimer informed me that he had only i* afHllDS arrived in town from Ireland where his regiment had been for aome time statu.ncd : and that as he had merely ouae ?n h V ' b# WM at liberty to devote an hour to me tK^S.he WM .* "'ranger to my family, I thought ^here was a little need of troubling him with ?f 0"J FeC'nt mi^rture ; so, w we wa ked down the foutpufc, thet leads to the Mall, I made inquiries after several of our Jd co^r,anions I fancied that Mortimer ans wered with impatience; and as I was berin S.eghlDa!iT {** then to 1 ab?P!'j, ^ough rather hesita ting y, ? I hope you are not in mourning for a relative-! trust your aunt Harwood', family are well. ' Yea, they are very well?at fir tbl r? t haT? JU" P'rted from ; Lut il >? for the sweetest flower of them all I am wear in,, sable.." -Not Jan. - thundered'it M>rtimer "Alas, yes" An exclamation ot horror, uttered in a sound between a* uppres* ed shriek and a groan, burst from my com panion He caught the railings with *no hind, and covered his eyes with the other Stood mttionleas Aware that his singular agitation would be observed, I stroye to per sunde him to walk on; without answering ho suflerei me to lead him to the Mall and 'sent Lim on the first bench unoccupied. Thousli it was nearly dark I could distinctly observe the agony that was rending his heart; 1 c^ul 1 sec his expansive chest heave like the bna- m T l?ar>T?Ta k' anid blg teari 4rol> from be r.oath the hand that covered his face. As I gazed on my friend in silence and astonish nient, the truth suddenly flushed on my mind, it was to Mortimer I was to deliver the rin* ? t0 coavince him of P<x>r Jane's fidelitv Arter remaining for more than half an h..Gr in a rtate of the bitterest anguish. M .rtimer allowed me to support him into St James s street, wnere I lifted him into a coach, for his strength appeared to be completely prostrated and accompanied him to his lodgings. I de livered to him the ring which Jane had en trusted to iov care and told him all she had s*iJ to me. The poor young man became ut terly frantic I immediately sent for a phy sician, for I became apprehensive that ho might endeavor to destroy himself For five weeks he remained in ahigh state of delirium, calling incessantly on his beloved Jane, and uttering the most horrid imprecations again?t the un!eeling wretches who had separated them After the fever had abated I accom panted hirn by the advice of his physician in to Devonshire, where his strength gradually returned, although he remained in a lamenta ble state of mental dejectment In about three months from the time of our leaving Lmdon, his regimem waa ordered to the Ionian Islands ; he talked of reUrmg from the army, but being convinced that change of scene and the balmy climate of the Mediter ranean. would be beneficial to him, I stroijrly urged him not to resrxn his commission lie followed my advice, and I have since constantly corresponded with him. He is now perfectly restored to health ; but has resolee-i never to marry. All his affections he buried in the tomb of his first and only love. High Pricks amoso thx Awciest Mark ers.?The following yarn, which was related by an old friend, about the proclivities of an cient marine? in the city of New Bedford to draw on their imaginations, is good : A dozen of old captains were seated around old L nele Johnny Coggshill'g grocery store one winters day. days old Ciptain Ben Na?h "I guess I got more in West Indies for herrin' than any other man about this placa " How much did you get, Uncle Ben T" 44 Well, you see. I was bound to the Wind ward Islands and a market, and just as I had got all my cargo aboard, I wascypherin' on my log slate how long I should p*,ibly be frjm h me, when I found I should, with luck reach Kitt * about lent Think s I. I'll take acburrel of herrin' on speculation I had a g kh! passage, and got there just ia the nick of time, and sold em off well.' 44 How much did you get, Uncle Ben ?" said some of the ol 1 salts, who, with pencil in ban 1 were making notes to try to catch Uncle Ben foul; "how much did you get Well, I can t say exactly how much, but I put the money ba. k into the barrel after th? herrin' was out, and I could acarcely crowd the head in." What did you getfapiece for the herrin ?" 44 Sold em for a dollar apiece 1 '? 44 Ah, yes. Well now I nele Ben at a dol lar a piece for your herrin', you could'nt have half-filled the barrel." 44 Well," says Uncle Ben, 4 that's all very ?rue ; but I fold the pickle at five dollars a spoonful!" A hard boy?that same "Ancient Mariner." An Eaglk i.i the Hex Yard ?A few weeks pince an Ohio gentleman discovered the nest )f a bald eagle upon a high sycamore tree, ind, by dint of adventurous climbing, suc :eeded in making a prize of two eggs, both of which were at once deposited under a setting jen?and within two weeks a fine, lusty eaglet; iinerged from one of them. ACincionati pa per says : 41 One of the eggs proved a failure, aiid this vith tne eggs of the hen, were thrown away, t being considered that the barnyard fowl vould have quite enough to atrend to in the ?erson of the leathered "prince imperial;" ind the chicken and eaglet are both, we are tleascd to learn, doing as well as could be ex acted. Ihe plebeian nurse-fowl is, we are nformed by Mr Cameron, apparently at imes, very much astonished at the eccentri ites of his royal highuess, the infant bird of rove, whose keen, unflinching eyes, and tout, sharp, crooked beak and appetite ( >r ish and flesh are slightly terrible, and beyond ier apprehension. Still she attempts to re ievo hjs wants with true motherly devotion ; md in trying to induce him to take a prom made, cluck* at him vainly by the hour. His egs are not serviceable, and disdaining to rawl after her. he looks with eager aspira ions, as becomes nis illustrious race, skyward. le is very fond of fish, and luxuriates in rats .nd snake?, though he is not strong enough to kin them for himself The quantity of skin ied garter snakes that he consumes is queer, eing competent to dispose of almost his reigbt in that article of prepared snake " Cy Young man, a private word. When ou go courting, find out as soon as possible whether your affections are being planted tore in a bundle of dry-goods and things enerally, than a pulsating heart, hemmed a by warm ribs and all that Many a fellow as laid himself out for a full made woman, nd only found a very extensive assortment of otton, whalebone and similar delusive insti iitions Just look over the goods before go Dg to the parson. ty One thousand pounds of wafers ara sed by the United States House of Repre sntatives in a single session. tW1' Charity covereth a multitude of sic.'j o does calico.