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

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 9, 1856 Page 1
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VOL. VIII. WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 1856. NO. 1,066. THE EVENING STAB, rrHLI9l!KD EVERT A FT ICR NOON, (BXCKPT SUNDAY,) 41 Ik4 Star Bn*Ui?gt,eorntr ?/ Puuuflmmmta ?vN?i mmd Fitmtntk tiriii, By W. D. WALLACH, Will be served to subscribers by carriers at MX AND A CilARTEK CBNTS, piytblt weekly to the Agents; paper* served In package# at 3T# cent* per month. To mail subscribers th? sub scription price Is THRBK DOLLARS AND PIP. TV0BNT9ayear<ao<feai?f?,TV. O DOLLARS (tor sU months, and ONE DOL AR for three months; for leas thaa thiee moot s at the rate of tf K cents a weak. SINGLE COPIES ONE TBNT. in sun. miiiis BUY AND SELL FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGE; FURNISH DRAFTS On all Parti of United State* and Earope; COLLECT DRAFTS On aU parti of United States and Europe: DRAW BILLS ON IRELAND FOR XI OR UPWARDS BUY AND SKLL BONUS. STOCKS, * OTHER SECURITIES NEGOTIATE TIME PAPKR. ' l aMitajat paying 10 v and ever, far aale. LAUD WAREAITB. We are at all times Purchasing snd have for ^e LAND WAR RANTS of ,U linSLiSSSJ? Land Warrants located In Iowa, Wisconsin, or Minnesota. CHUBB BROTHERS. Jan 23-tf Bankers, opposite the Treasury. J. CONNELLY* Undertaker, N? m Stvtntk strtst. west sidt, ft. G and H WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and ? the adjoining counties that he Is^^^m^^ prepared to attend to s?ll orders at the shortest notice and on the most liberal terms, He will spare no pains to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. He guarantees to preserve the d^d in the warmest weather for any length of A large supply of ready made COFFINS of all sixes and qualities, always on hand. Shrouds, Carriages, Hearses, and every other article furnished of the test quality. A share of the public patronage is respectfully r)!lclh*1- mar 34-tf SI NOKR'S Improved Sowing Machine?. To which was granted the Higheat Award of t^e Paru Exhibition, thereby receiving the World s Verdict of Superiority. THM I vII,R,OVMa15NTS ,N THIS MA~ X chine La* simplified them in many respect*, and tbev arecapableof executing twice the amount of work they did formerly In any vlven time They are without question the only Machines ca pable cf sewing every variety of goods perfect: a shirt bosom or heavy trace for harness can be sewn by any of these machines by a simple change of needle and thread in such a manner that the closest scrutiny cannot detect a fault. Manufacturers, planters and families will find tueic the only safe Machines to purchase, as thev are built strong and durable, and not likely to g?t out of order. 3 machlQcs with guages attached, for i gaiters, Ao. SlIh Thread Cott?n, 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., V U U7 1M Baltimore street, Baltimore. N B ?We are prepared to exchange these ma chinesi for old machines of any kind Terms lib *ra Persons who have been induced to purchase Inferior machine* under the pretext of bein^ cheap, will find this a benefit Indeed. mar 10?tf ANTHONY BViULT, UNDERTAKER, . 8hoP and Regidence No. 303 Penn'a avenue ?outh side, bstwaen 9th and 10th its. IIAVIN6 PROVIDED HIMSELF WITH ? I ?n ELEGANT and ail necessarv conveniences for^J^^^9 properly conducting ale busVness, would respectfully inform the public that he is fully p.vpartd to dll all Oiders entrusted to him at the shorten' notice, and in the oest manner 1 orli^iV?Ur?iy of ^EADY-MADE COFFINS Ol aii SlXW , Al Wa?0 via liu a- ?? totwM mm ua w a uj* nishel on the most reasonable terms As heretofore. no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction ou all occasions. N. B?Kesldng on the premises, orders will be promptly attended to at all hour*. feb 7-ly IRON HALL BOOT, SHOE, fc TRUNK ? ESTABLISH MENT.-I have this day received a large assort ment of Ladles' and Gentlemen's lr->n and Wood. frame Trunks;' also, Bonnet Box es, Hat Caaes, Carpet Bags, of all styles. Ladles' new style Gaiters, all colors: and black, bronze, and colored 6aiters, with and without tips,at SI Misses', Children's, and In fant's Shoes, all styles Gents, Boys, and Youths Patent Leather and French Calf Boots and Shoes from SI to S3. ''all and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere. S. P. HOOVER, Iron Hall, je 13-tr Pa. av., bet'n 9th and 10th sts. 32tl TRUNKS. 32* WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A GOOD assortment of Sole Leather Traveling Trunks, Ladies' Dress and Packing Trunks, Hat Boxes, Valises, Carpet Bags, Satchels,' Ac , which we will dispose of at very low prices. WALL A STEPHENS. Je ll-tf 322 Pa avenue, next to Iron Hall. CHAUNCY WARR1NER, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER. AND DIALIK * Fine Watches, Jewelry, and Silver Ware. /^OLD SEALS, FOB AND VEST CHAINS, VI FINE JEWELRY, SIL- ? VKR SPOONS, FORKS, GOBLETS, CUPS. Ac., for sale at New York prices. I REPAIRING. ? The Chronometer, Duplex, Lever, Cylinder, Repeating, Musical, and otuer WATCHES repaired Also, JEWELRY, Ac. No.370 Prnhstlvanta Avkxci, betw'n Sixth and Seventh street*. Browns' Hotel building, sign of the Golden watches, aP J? ff Washington. great reduction IN THE PRICE OF BOOTS AND GAITERS I have on COMMISSION, for a PHIL A adelphla manu facturer, a fi st rate Sewed or Pegged Calf-Skin BOOT at S3 8*2. full as good as those usually sold at or *6; aid a French Calf Patent leather GAITER at S3 50, as good as any at ?5; a first rate Calf Gaiter at ? > 50,the-e are the best goods that is (or ever were) sold in the District f?r the price; for the proof, come and see for yourself. Terras positively cash. No extra p-ofit charged to orset bad aebts. Call at the NEW YORK HAT STORE, Seventu street, near Pennsylvania avenue. m24-tf ANTHONY, Agent. CorriN WAKKROOS, tee. J WILLIAM PLANT A CO., IfMDEKTA ? KEKS?resldsacell* Seventh street, between U and H sir jets Interment* procured laaaygronnd er cemetery. Coftas, Caps, Shrouds. Carriages, Hearse, and every article for interments of the beet quality furnished at short notice, oa the most reasonable terms, and at all hours of the night. Having the exclusive right of Cramp's Patent Corpse Preserver, we guaraatee to keep Ins fiead for any leagta of tlas. Jy 11?ly MRS. M. K. HARVEY, (Svccns'oa To Jambs F. Habvby, dscsasbd,) UNDERTAKER, No. 410 Serentk strut, g and H, Begs l,eave to inform the public that she has in her ewiploy the? same persons that were formerly In the establishment, who are fully competent tecouduct the Undertaking Business; and that every attention will be given to call*, day or night, as heretofore. m JONAS P. LEVY, :xrviTia am iialh is WIRES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, AID IIN? GROCERIES, Generate am alias ion A Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKER, No 474 Pa. av., two doors below U. S. Hotel, WashinsTON Citt,D. C. h i-iy official. N??T\,A"ir*T U"A,T"!", Mav 88, 1896. .t?? !* reby gW*n t0 th* ho,der? 01 ll>? ?tock Issued pursuant to the act of Congress of if V y' that *nch *tock ,s "^d^mable by s terms, and will be paid at the Treasury on tbe surrender of the certificates thereof, on the 12th of November next, when Interest thereon will cease. This department will continue to purchase such "ork prior to said day of redemption, and will pay therefor the following premium, In addition wi!ieftiatT,t, l? the *** of P""*ue, with one day's Interest for the money to reach tbe vendor: ?f "oc*""l"*?' the Tram,b?,wwn lie tat day of Jane and the 3l?t day of July |n elusive, one-half of one ner wnt /?. #k ?twi. .v ^ cent- 011 tbe amounts specified In the certlfloates; "tOCk rece,"?* ^tween the 1st and 31st days of August, one-fourth of one per cent; And on such stock received after the3lst'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 Julv tbe current half year's Interest mu t also be as signed by the 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, cniess the sum of f 1,500,000shaH be previously obialned and will pay for the same, in addition to the In terest accrued from the day of the last dividend of Interest, and on* day's additional Interest for the money to reach the vendor, the following rates ?f premium: On stock of the loan of l??, a premium of 10 per cent.; On stock of the loans of 1147 and 1848 a premium <* l# per cent.; And on stock issued under the act of?th Sep tember, 1350, commonly called Texan Indemnity stock, a premium of ? per cent. Certificates transmitted under this notice should be duly assigned to the United States by the par ty entitled to receive the money; 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 th* parties entit:ed to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, m ?2?-dtl2N*v Secretary of the Treasury. PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY FROM LOSS BY FIRE! Subscribed Capital and Surplus 91,339,151 13. FAEMEBS A WD MECHANICS' INSUB ntr ANCE CO., OF PHILADELPHIA. 'Jffice nankwtU corner Pennsylvania ai cnue and 17/A t'.reet, Washington City, D. C. .1-4 IKtt: Am .iint received in marine premiums. .$69,34*2 31 IK* fire premiums 39,908 8*2 Total premiums for five months 108.151 13 Capital 1,250,000 00 1,338,151 13 Invested ajfollows: lion-Is of Allegheny county, Pituburg, and Philadelphia City 6'.- $78,7*21 KG Kail road bond*, cost 33,400 00 Loans on first mortgage of r?al estate.. .VJ,9.jO 00 Do stocks, collateral 30,384 00 Cash in bank and on hand 11,094 22 Capital subscribed 1,047,700 00 Premium notes, not matured 66,387 31 Due from agents (secured by bond*)... 18,853 61 Expenses and commissions 11,66*2 33 1,358,151 13 Total amount of losses reported to 1st January, 1856: Pire $1,666 (36 Marine 3,000 00 4,666 CO DIRECTORS. Hon. Thos. B. Florence, Charles Dingee, George fl. Armstrong, Thomas Manderfield, Charles A Rub cam, Edward R. Helmbold,* George Helmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall, L&ac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. HELMBOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. 'Charles Waiter, No. 397 I) street. Jno. M. Thornton,corner First street and Virginia av<-nue. James William*, No. 33 Four-and-a-half street. MARINE SUKVEYOR. Capt. J. P. Levy, No. 474 Pennsylvania avenue. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Tho mason. The business of this Company will compare fa vorably with th* nvHt successful of similar institu tions In the United States. From tbe 1st day of August, 1855, in five months, up t ? 1st January, 1856, the premiums received amounted to the large rum of one hundred and eight thousand, one liuutred and lifty-oue dollars, with only forty six hundred ami sixty six dollars losses reported. With these evidences of success and good man agement,* the directors feel justified in soliciting a ?hare of public patronage, believing that the secu rity offered is ain,>Ie, and that all fair claim < will be adjusted more according to equity han legal techni calities. With a view of affording ample indemnity to the public, the company have deposited with MESSRS. DUNCAN, SHERMAN, Jfc CO., OF NKW YORK, THKIR BANKERS, Cash and premium notes to provide an accruing Trust f\ind of One Hundred Thousand Dollar*, To be Ucld by tiiem as a lditional security to policy holders for tbe payment of looses. The company is prepared to issue policies against loss or damage by fire on DWELLINGS, FURNI TURE, MILLS, MANUFACTORIES, WARE HOUSES, all descriptions of BUILDINGS, and their content", or all kinds of MERCHANDISE, transported by VESSELS, ST* AM BOATS, CA NAL Boats, RAIL (toADS, and th<: iii<ual con veyances to or from any portion of E CROP is and AMERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS i.av.gating the western waters. The iates of premium will be as l;>w ai other companies, and in fixing them eveiy improvement iu conduction and arrangement will b* taken into consideration. All losses speedily a fjusted and promptly paid. Office northwest c rner Psnusjlvania avenue and Seventeenth street, Washington city, D. C. Insurance may also be effected at the llome Office, Sorthwest corner Walnut and Second Streets, Phila delphia. Alt?o, at the Company's offices: New York? A W. Th mpson, No. 10 Wall btreet- Bostoa? Oliver Brewster, No 4 State street Baltimore? B. H. Richardson. No 73 Ra'timore street. Cincin nati?Taylor A Anthony. Charleston?J. II. Tay lor, No. 121 ?. Bay street New*man D< ane. Montgomery?Albert W Iliams. Mobile? A. C. Waugh. Pitieburg?T. J Hunter, No. 90 Water street. Savannah- A. Wlibur, No. Ill Bay street. Augusta?Girardey, Whyte A Co. Atlanta? Marcus A. Bell. Trenton?Narr A Cocks. Fond du Lac?Robert A Baker. Vieksb jrg?J Putnam. Buffalo?A Barker. Memphis -W. E Mnlou. Detroit?Thomas Palmer A don Milwaukie?A. Wellington Hart. Wellsburg, Virginia-Danforth Brown, jr. Erie, Pennsylvania?Allen A. Ciaig. Wyomiiig, Pennsylvania R. C. Smith. Loais vilio? H. il.TSmberlaku. Nashvill*? JcsepbNasb. Port and?D. Robinson, jr. Chicago? E P.Ward Saa F ancisco? Wil.'iam Biggs. St. Louis?Thos K. Court--' ay, general agent lor the southeru and western States. And in other principal cities of the United States by authorized oflheis of the mm peny. Je 14-lyt L. J. Mi DDL ETON, DEALER IN ICE, Office and Dfot?Southwest oorner of F and Twelfth streets. feb *T-tf 1.MSHINU TACM.LE, a largssupply; Hooka Keels, Rods, Sinkers, and FUb'ntf Hasket at 490 Seventh street. <j*9) FRANCIS. excursions, &c. Excursion and Pic Nic. The ninth street and navy yard M. P. Sabbath Schools have ? chartered ihe large and commodl-??jgg?S^)L ous s'.eamer ALICE C. PRICE rant Samuel Baker, which will leave the wharf at Georgetown on THWRSDAY, the 10th instant, at 6){ o'clock ; 7th st , Washington, at : Na vy Y ard and Blagden'n at , and Alexandria at 9 a m., and will proceed down the river as far as Marbnry's, and return to Fort Washington, and spend the day. and return by sundown. Refreshments and Ice Cream will be furnished on board, bv Mr H Nater. Tickets 50 cents?children half price. Jy 7 3t* PLEASURE EXCURSION TOK THE BSHK7IT 07 THI YOUNG CATHOLIC'S FRIEND SOCIETY OF. 6EORGITOWN, D C. The sake and commodious steam er POWHATAN, Captain Mitchell, having twen chartered hVi&V4iiVS ^ the above Socletv, will make an excursion dowu the Potomac on WEDNESDAY, July 16th The steamer will leave Georgetown at 8 o'clock a m ; Washington at 9, and Alexandria at 10, and proceed down the river, stopping at Fort Washington a sufficient time to view the pla e, from thence to Pye's Landing, Charles county, where there win be sufficient accommodation for those wishing to dance, and thence returning to Georgetown about sunset The Committee promise to spare no pains or expense to make this the most pleasant excursion of the season A tine Cotillon Band has been engaged for the occasion. Tickets FIFTY CENTS each; Children ac companied by parents or guardians half price. Refreshments and Dinner will be served up by an experienced caterer at clt< prices. Tickets can be procured at John L. Kidwell's Drug Store, Georgetown ; Kldwe'l A Laurence and John F. Kills', Pennsylvania avenue, Wash ington, and at the boat o i the day of excursion. Committee. John J. McQuillan, Jatnes O'Donoghue, James Riley, Francis Harper, John J. Bogue, John Stakes, VVmSJcnes, John l.ove, Wm Pettlt, Jacob Kingley. je 3,5,7,9,11,12,14,15-8t (Intel) FIRST GRAND EXCURSION OF LOGAN TRIBE Improved Order of Red Men, TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, On WEDNESDAY, J?ly 16, 1?50. THE COMMITTEE HAVING COMPLK ted their arrangements take r t N great pleasure in announcing to^^?. their friend* and the public generally, that thin being their ftrst Excursion they will endeavor to make it the best of the season. A fine band of Music has been engaged for the occasion. Tiie steamer "George Washington" will leave Georgetown at7X ; WashingtonNavy Yard at 9. and Alexandria at 9# o'clock. Dinner and Refreshments furnished by an ex perlenced caterer LH7* No intoxicating liquors allowed on the boat or at the Pavilion. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gentle man and two ladles; to be hed from any of the Committee or at the boat on the morning of the excursion. Committee of Arrangements. Jacob F Straub, J Shoemaker, W A Yates, Geo Collins, jy 7,9,11,12,14,15* (Organ) NEW MATTRESS FACTORY. At Fairview Cotton Works. Alexandria,Va. HAVING ADDED THE MATTRESS Busi ness to our other manufactures we are now prepared to supply the trade with a superior arti cle of Cotton or Snuck MATTRESS We have a new patent shuck picker in use, which splits and curls the shucks In the most perfect manner. Mattresses tilled with these are superior to the old kind, being more elastic and durable This, with other facilities and arrangements.enable us to compete in price and quality with Baltimore and other Northern manufacturers. Orders for any particular size or kind fil 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 12-1 m WILLIAM A. DATCHELOR'S LIQUID HAIR DYE SKILFULLY APPLIED. AND SOLD Whole sale and Retallat GIBBS'S HairDresslng Es tablisnmenton Pennsylvania avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, and under Wiilards' Hotel, m 9-eo3m J HAT3! HATS' UST RECEIVED A FULL SUPPLY OF v hne drab Beaver ventlla- ^?r^rrTTr ted HATS, which I offer at 93 50; they are the best i >. Hats for the price in the !fe*K,vN I *5 United States. The best 55^,^ black dress Hats got up in JSfc the latest style for 93 50. as ?''?* goed as those usually sold at 95: and a good fashion able Hi'.t at 9 ?, worth 94 ; and a first-rate Hat, 92 50. Thibet materials and the best workmanship is employed to produce a 95 Hat, which Is sold for 93 50. We do a cish business, meet with no los ses, but give each customer full value for his money, b elt and Straw Hats unusually low. N. B Agent for Drlscoll's Halts of a Thousand Flowers. Price 25 cents per bottle. ANTHONY, 7:h street, near Pa. avenue, Agent for a New York Hat Company. m 21-tf MARBJUE AND BROWN STONE WORKS, Fa avenue, between 19*A and 19t* streets. The undersigned keeps on hand and makes to order on the most reasonable terms ?MONUMENTS, TOMBS, GRAVE STONES, MANTELS, TABLE TOPS, 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 prices as can be had elsewhere. ap 10-eoly H. PARRY. OAUZE MERINO AND SILK UNDER SHIRTS AND DR % WEKS. Another and very large supply of Gentlemen's Underdress this day opened, of every variety of size and quality, such Gauze Silk SHIRTS and DRAWERS Do Merino Do Do Do Cotton Do Do Do Thread Do Do Do Shaker Do Do Also, a full supply of Linen and Jean DRAW ERS, of gold quality and styles. It will be recollected that we buy exclusively for cash, and that we otter the best goods at the lowest and uniform prices, at STEVENS'S m 16-tf Salesroom, Browns' Hotel. Refrigerators.?just received, a few rtore of those excellent plain Refrige rators. When all the patent Refrigerators have been tried and laid aside, these will continue to be used, as they long have been, ann give uni versa 1 satisfaction. Prices are low. jy 1 G. FRANCIS, 49J Seventh st. MEDICAL CARD. DR H. PERABEAU, GERMAN HOMEO pathlc physician, has the honor to offer his services to the Inhabitants of Washington and vicinity. Office on D street, two doors west of 9th, where he will be found from 9 to 12 a. ra , and from 4 to 5pm Residence on I street, No. 188, between 20th and 21st streets. N. B?Homeophathlc medicines for sale, which the Doctor prepares himself with the great*, st care, for Fever and Ague, for Bllous and Bowel complaints^ Ac., Ac. 111 16-3m G~EKARD, THE LION KILLER Rachel and the New World Tangletown Letters Camp Fires of the Red Men, at FERGUSON'S, Je 30- next to Laminond, 498 7th street.

[CORPORATION STOCK.?-**,000 Oorpo 1/ ration of Washington Stock for sale at feb?5~4f CHUBB BROTHKK!?. Houses, dec., for Rent and Sale. POR *ENT_A BRICK HOUSE, SITCa". . ?n 8th stre?t, near the comer of M. in ? litre of F. M. MAGRUDER, I)ry Good and oboe Store, corner 7th and 1 street. Sl-tf POR SALE-A TRACT OK LAND, CON JL tuning about 45 acres, on the Ueicbts of Georgetown, being a nart of the Valley View Farm, the residrnce of the late John H. Kim;, decease!. This is one of the most desirable sites in the District for a fine private residence; about 20 acres of this tract Is a beautiful prove of tim ber, the balance cleared and In a hlga state of cul tivation The summit of this tract is from 35(1 to u ' a,K)Ve water, and has a fine view of Washington, Georgetown, and the adjacent val ley of the Pctomac. It will be sold entire or in lots Also, a large Frame Dwelling-house and Lot on the corner of Fifth and 11 streeis 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] E. J. KING. ATPRIVATESALE?EIGHTEEN SMALL building lota for sale, corner of L street and New Hampshire Avenue, near tbecircle, First Ward, ranging In nrice from 80 to 160 dollars each. Terms from 5 to '5 dollars per month Par ties purchasing with t? e viewoi building thereon, lumoer or bricks (at market prices) to the amount of 150 dollars will be advanced thereon, secured by deed of trust on the property. Title indispu table. For any other information apply to H. PARRY, Marble Yard, Pa. av.,bet. lBthA l?th sts. ap 1 ll?3ni For rent, with or without steam POWER.?The large, airy, convenient, and well finished Hall next door to the Star Build ings. it is 50 by 60 feet in the clear, with high ceilfn?, and Is capitally lighted. Also. the sto;? immediately under the west half of said hpll, 20 by 60 feit, fronting directly on Pennsylvania aver .'e i i tbe heart of the business portion there of, (roooer such desirable bu?ine?s stands are nr.w beirej oBered 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 towi or at the Star Office counter. N B.?If renters desire to carry on *ny business requiring sfe?m power, they can be accommo dated with shaftinsr attached to the new and pow erful engine of the Star Newspaper and Job Printing Office, manufactured by the Messrs. Ellis, and arranged so ?sto furnish ample power, if required, to renters of the premises advertised above. J? 20-tf LC7" The leate on the above property will be sold. FOR RENT?SEVERAL HANDSOME Par lors and Chambers, with beard. Also, table and transient board Inquire at Mrs. SMITH'S, F street nov 27?tf WITH THE VIEW OF CLOSING OUR business, we offer for salt, on accommoda ting terms, the following property in Washing ton city: Pait of Lot 2, square 51rt. on which Is a three story Frame House, (No. 588) fronting on north side of I street, between 4th and 5th, having a bark building attached, with stable, and email frame house on rear of lot Part of Lot 18. square 2fc8, on which is a two ntory Brick. (No. 411,) with back building end cellar, fronting on south sideef H street, between 12th and 13th. Part of Lot 27, square 100, with two two-story Frame Houses, on the west side of 20th street, between L and M. Three three story Brick House*, fronting 50 ft. >n 9th street west, in Square No 399, commenc ing at corner of N street north, and running north )n the east side of 9th street. These houses I ave jack buildings, and they are on ground rent bv easeof ninety-nine years, renewable, with priv lege of pu.-cise at any time :losed with a good fence, and having a two-story Fratre Building on rear of it. Lots?, square 447, fronting on west side of 6th itreet, commencing at the corner cf O street and ?unning southerly 300 feet. They can be leased f desired And in Georgetown, the following: A twontorv Frame Hons# and Lot on Mont romery street, opposite the Public School. And a two-story Brick House and Lot on Wa er street, near Congress On tbe rear of this lot s a good stable, sufficiently large for 4 horse*: DICKSON A KING, je 26-eo'Jw Georgetown. SE>1I-ANNUAL NOTICE. Hutchinson a munro would take this method cf returning thanks to their cus :oiners for the liberal patronage with which they favored them during the past sea-on, and hone, t?y fair dealing and oy keening a constant supply it ail the new and desirable goods in their line, [o merit a continuance of past flavors We would also say to those of them having un settled accounts on our books that we will nave them made off by the 27th Instant, and would bs Ulad to have them call and settle the same, either oy casa or notes at abort dates. Those not set tled bv the 1st of July will then be p esented for settlement. HUTCHINSON A MUNRO. Je 21-tf BAJOU'S KID AND OTHEK GLOVES. J NO H . SMOOT, No. 119 UR1DGESTREET, Geo'getown, has received, from New^-?-< York, ladies Bajou's KID GLOVES,/.! white, black and colored; {rents. do do .JI ladles and gents Jafl?ta Silk and Lisle W W Thread Glomes. Also, a first rate assortment of bleached and brown Cctton Hose, all qualities; bleacbed, brown and fancy Half Hose; misses md boys' Hose and Half Hose Particular attention being paid to keeping a eood assortment of the very best makes of the ibove goods, purchasers may depend upon get ting a good article as cheap as the same quality :??b? bought john h gMOOT AGENCY OF THE Mliance lusuraaee Co. of Philadelphia, Capital Annual report for the year ending January 1, 1656. t.aeu of the Oompauy. conaleilag of Bond. sud on unencumbered real eeUte $110.??* 00 Stock* of other Corporations, worth par 00 OMhoalimnd . w Biim receivable, conatating of Marine notes and Stock BOM ?! ?'.W? 0U lig >219,420 00 Whole receipts for premiums dnrtnt the year " Paid lor loe??3 aud axpensea during the year ' " " p. M MORIARTY, President. J.MORRIS THOMPSON. Secretary. THE GREAT WESTERN EIRE IN8UR ANCE CO. OF PHILADELPHIA. Capital ?500,000. CKarttr Perpttual DIBKCTOSS. Charles C. Lathrop, 532 Spruce street. Alexander Whilden, merchant, 14 North t ront John C. Hunter, firm of Wright, Hunter A Co E. Tracey, firm of Tracey A Baker. John R McCurdy, Ann of Jones, YShite McCurdy. Isaac Hazlehurst, attorney and couasellor. James ff Smith, firm of Jas B Smith A Co. Theo W Baker, firm of Tracy A Baker. R. S. Walton, 360 Market street Thomas K. Limerick, 534 Spruce street. John J Baker, Goldsmith's Hall. CHARLESC LATHROP, President. THOMAS K. LIMERICK, Secretary. Risks changed from other companies to this no charge for policy fee. Enquire at the office of J. E Kendall, over R . Morrow's Exchange Office Unit door Weit of W. B. Todd's Hat Store, c P m?y am'3 aVenDAVID MYERLK. Agent. D DENTAL SUROKR*. R. WILLIAM A. FRANKLIN HAV1N taken rooms at No. 44b Pennsyl vania avenue, will be happy to serve^ all who may stand In need of the ser ? vices of a Dentist. His prices will be moderate and all work warranted. je S-eoti WHAT WOULD BEAN APPROPRIATE present to take or send home to your wives and daughters ? Four, five, or a doien pieces new and fashionable music, selected from the lot just received at the great Establishment of JOHN F. ELLIS, je 30 3UC Pa. *v., bet. 8th and 10th sta. WIRE DISH COVERS, round and oblong all sixes, for sale low by _ ^ je f_tr G. FRANCIS, 480 7th street BARCLAY'S NEW DICTIONARY, con talning an epitome of History Biogrmphy and the useful Sciences F E Rb'U. oN. je 30- next to Lammond; 4t? / tlx st EVENING STAR. GOING A SHOPPING. Did you ever go a shopping? I suppos? n^t. Gentlemen hare no genius for shopping They arc not equal to it. Nature has left their faculties iinpcrfect in that particular fhoy can write books and make speeches, and al! that sort of thing, but they are not up tc shopping It takes the ladies for that. Men go to a store and select what they want and ouy it. But that is not shopping?that re quires no genius. Men pretend they don't liko to go shopping with the ladies. I wonder whoever asked them ? What lady would have such an en cumbrance on such occasions? Men are well enough in their nlaces. Young gentlemen are convenient to ta<e us to concert!, and see us home from church, and bring us boqueta and music ; and husbands are useful, I suppose, to pay the bills, Ac , but for a shopping ex oanton they are quite out of place. Do not understand me to insinuaiv tii?t x hare any distinguished ability that way. Not at oil?I only speak for my sex. In fact I ac knowledge a poor hand at it But my friend Sallie Z. is a model shopper. I am taking lessons of her, and hope to be peifected by the time I am married. A few days since she in vited me with her. " I wish to look at the new style silks,'' said she. " Why, do you want a dress ?" said I. " Really," said Sallie, 44 if it was not im polite, I should say you were a verdant. I don't want a dress?but there's no reason I should'nt see the materials." So Sallie and I sallied out. The first store we entered, she asked whether the merchant had r jeived his spring goods. lie said he had, and inquired what she would liko to see 41 Show me your new style dress good*," said she; '? such as baregw robes and lawn robes, handsome striped and plaid silks ; brocades and changeable silks are not much worn this spring, but I'll look at your solid colors." The merchant soon had his counter spread with goods. She examined and tossed the pieces about, making various ugly creases in them to tee whether they would come out again by rubbing. 44 W hat stylo is worn ?" said Sallie. ''Well, wo sell probably mo.o plaids and gtrines than any other " "Have you any with the chene stripes?" "Oh yes, some very fine," and a variety of I iecei were produced. 44 Well,* I can't say, after all, that I like the chene stripe ; it looks 'ike the old style revived. I prefer the plsid*; the green is very pretty.' So Sallie held it in various lights, rub bing and creasing it. " Well, it don't crease much," said she, "I wonder whether it will cut?" "No, it is a boiled silk, and we find the plaids and stripes usually wear well." 44 Your silks are ouite pretty, and you may cut me off samples, continued Sallie. This the merchant was forced to do, though with rather a bad grace, as most of his gwo is were in patterns, and he feared spoiling the picce. 44 Will you be kind enough to give me sam ples of tho solid colors " These were als^ furnished. " This plaid, you say, i? one dollar thirty. Eeven cenLs that the lowest?" " Fourteen." 44 I'd rather have eighteen; perhaps I might conclude to have flounces. Hell, X 11 take tho samples and show my mother, and then make up my mind. Have you any Coates' cotton? Give me a spool, No. This was handed her; she paid five cents, and wo left 1 looked at my watch. ? e had been there cxactly a full hour. "What a cheat! I can buy these spools for four cents," said Sallie, when we were fairly out, "and be: ides, we forgot their shawls. So we went to another store. '?Have you Stella shawls'" "Yes, some beautiful ones just opened? Would you see the broche borders, or the printed?" "Both." ??>? "Any particular color? "No?I'll look at all of them,' said Sallie. j Different colors, qualities and patterns were accordingly produced. "What is tho price of this green centre brocho border7" inquired Sallie. "We can afford you that at nine dollars? j same style sold for fifteen two months ago ? 1 Some printed borders we can put at four dol- i lars and fifty cents." j "No; 1 prefer brocho, but can't you tako : loss?" I saw a twinkle in the merchant's eye, which mado mo think he knew she was only shopping "Now," said he, " if you won't mention it, I'll let you have it for six." Sallie looked surprised. She knew that style of article was selling at nine. 44 Six do"ars?is that your lowest ?" *' Well?to oblige you, I'll say four." A pause. " Then you think that four dol lars is your very lowest?" 44 Ahem ! We have a large lot, and I want to dispose of them. I'll say two dollars and fiftv cents!" Still longer pause. " Are you suro it is a first rate piece of goods?" 44 I'll warrant it al' silk and wool " My friend was caught Turning to me sho whinnered : 441 do wish I had brought some money!' and then, addressing the merchant, she ssid : 44 I'll call again." " I never was so glad to get out of a store before, for the clerks had gathered arounl us seeming to understand the joke. But Sallie went home, got the money, and insisted ou my iviuruliig n 1 t-U Dvr to iliv store tor tfce shawl. The trader said he was sorry, very? but the shawl bad just been sold. And was Sallie, too, I thought We went shop ping no more that afternoon. IIow to Bshave is Church.?Our readers ?ball have the benefit of, and may reflect up< u the following bints on churoh etiquette : For Gentlemen ? Fancy upon opening rbo door everybody will look at you, and boar yourself bravely until you get your seat. Then pass your hand over your hair to see if the hour's labor you spent on it has n:>t been in vain; then take a good long stare over the congregation to see who is there If you chew tobacco blaze away into the seat behind you, if unoccupied, or else let drive at your neigh bor's patent leathers. Scratch your name on the back of the front seat, with the likeness of a cne-eyed hippogriff, stare'frequently at the pretiy looking girl behind you. and if possible send her a note assuring her that she has the orettiest hand, or the most exquisite eye of olue this side of Paradise. After having ex hausted all reasonable amusements you may shut your eyes, open your mouth, and favor the congregation with an extempore snore. Alter the service is over, do the agreeable, ;f possible, to some divinity, and thereafter write yourself a brick. For Voting Ladies?Spend four hours in fixing out before starting, for it u ?ver7 J??ng lady s duty to look pretty, bearing in mind that ladies were created for the especial pur poses of being worshiped by the gentlemen, and attracting their unqualified admiration Step gracefully and damtly up the aisle, seat yourself again, and repeat six consecutive times. Pull the outer garment a little way over tha left shouldor, then back on tho right, and after doing this a few times, leave it wuere you found it. Straighten down your collar, and then straighten it up again, pull out a highly perfumed handkerchief, pass it over your Hps, and then return it; smooth down both ?idesoi your dross, and thrust tho too of>our THE WEEKLY 8TAR. This excellent Family aad New* Jeamal?eoa tainlngs greater variety* laterestiag reed tag ttaa cu be found In an? ether?Is published *a i*auw day merulng TMNI. single oopy, per ana um 91 M TO AVW. Fire copies. o ?????? ?????? ????? ?W 00 Ten copies S no Twenty copies. 18 ID IT7" CasB, imiUHT Til AUVABCC. ITT'^lBRlecoples (la wrappers | caa be pntrured at tbe coanter. Immediately after the Iseue ot Uir paper. Price?Thuse Cb*ts Po?TVA?Tiaa who art as afreets will be all owed a commission of twenty per coat. exquisite foot just a little oat, and then, after rising op and setting once, it would do well to repeat it. If the gentleman in front sends you a note, hide it nnder yoor prayer book <t fan, and read it when ha is not looking You mod pay no ^articular attention to the preach ? Qg?that will be for the benefit of siaaers If you have lilup eyes turn them upwards once in a while?if black, partly close the lidsard look dreamy If there is a gentleman at church who you particularly fancy, don't look but once at him, and then drop you glsnce immediately. After church don t accent a gentleman s comj.any unless he proffer* it? and let your judgment guide you thereafter HOW OUR FATHERS LIVED We dropped into the Auditor General's of fis? recently, (?J? the narrisburg Patriot ard Union.) and while there were shown by the gentlemanly clerks some curious papers rela ting to tho early history of Pennsylvania Among the rest was a bill for a J inner which the members ?f the " Honorable House of Uenerai Assembly" ana ?? enjoyed in Philadelphia in 1779, of which we made a copy, whicn we present to our read ers. Tbe origin of the dinner we found in the minutes of the Council, which are well ^reserved in the Secretary's office. It ia as allows: On the 30th of November, 1773, the Council met and it was arranged " that on to-morrow (the 1st December) the Honorable House of General Assembly should meet in the Council Chamber for tho purpose of electing a Prexi dent and Vice President, agreeably to the constitution; an 1 that after tbe election is finished, the C<>uucil and Assembly procee 1 to the C*urt House and there make a procla mation of the President and Vice President so chosen ; and that after proclamation being made, the Council and Assembly do dine to gether at the city tavern '* I11 pursuance of this arrangement, tbe Hon* orable House proceeded to the Council Cham ber on the 1st day of December, 1778, and Jo seph Reed was elected President, and George Bryan was elected Vice President The two bodies then proceeded to the Court House, where proclamation of the election was made, after which tbe members adjourned to tbe city tavern and partook of a dinner, of which tbe following bill of items is rendered : The General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania, To GtFroRD Dally, Dr 1-t Dec. 1778 To providing a dinner for 270 Gent. ? 500 00 522 bottles Madeira wine a 15s.. 122W 00 116 large bowls punch a60s...? 348 00 g .< ?t toddy a30s.... 13 10 j) 44 " sangaree a 60s. 18 00 24 bottles port wine a30.? 36 00 2 tubs of grog for artillery sol diers 36 00 I gallon spirits for bell-ringers. 6 00 W6 wine glasses (broke) 1(1. 6d. 36 00 2v jelly 44 (broke) a7s. 6d. 10 17 6 9 glass dessert plates (broke) al5s 6 15 II china plates (broke) a 20s .. 11 00 3 44 dishes (broke) a67s. 6d 10 02 6 5 decanters (broke) a30s 7 10 1 large inkstand (broke) 6 0ft 14 1b. spermicetta candles a30s. 21 00 ?229$ 15 It will be Fcen by the above bill that the tliCU lliCii B B ?U1>. WCIO UVbj pw ?vu^ o|ru?? iug, total ubstinenco men, and it i* fair t > pre sume that if the question of prohibition had been agitated in their day, they would have given it a decided negative. That the 44 fui; grew fast and furious" at the above-mei, tioned dinner, cannot be doubtel. There is no other way of amounting for the tremendou* smash of crockery that is set down in the bill, aod lor which the Commonwealth had to pay We append another bill, also on file in the Auditor General's office, which, it would seem, was paid by one in the employ ot the otat*. in this bill the items are charged in dollars, and tbe amount seems truly enormous, but it must be remembered that Continental cur.e. cy was then very considerably below par . EastuJi, Pa., 1781. Mar-h 17. To nip of toddy 1J dollars. Cahh..eeeeaeeeee?eeeeee*eeea O 77 12 M I bowl of punch ? ??? ^0 << ? 30 49 wa^hm-' ? 1 bowl of punch 1 grog ...*? ? ??? " 1 hjwl of punch 21 quarts of cats 6 hay.. *> 44 ?? ?i it << <? C< 12 meals of victuals. 260 " lodging 40 il 667 " lieccived tho contents of the above. Jacob Orr. Tbe Sound Di es ?A British Parliament committee are occupied in obtaining informa tion iu relation to the Sound dues exacted by Denmark At a recent meeting of this com* mittee, Mr. Pearson, a partner in a Hull mer cantile house, gave evidence against the con tinuance of tbe dues. He stated that the El sinore roads were very narrow, shallow, and intricate; some shipa are compelled to remain there all night, others longer; it was fraught with inconvenience and danger to all who had to stop here and pay the imposts. The charges attached to tho collection were extortionate and vexatious. The only return Denmtrk makes for the tribute is the keeping up of lights and bu >ys, and providing now and then pilots to run the ship from Elsinore to Copcn hagen. a distance of about ten miles. Ho thought neither the lights ru.r i.ilota necessary. It seems that the payment of the dues by the captain of the ^arah S. Bryant, under protest, created much ex -iteui?:nt among the officials, who lodged a counter protest with the American consul. Some surprise was manifested that the Sarah S Bryant chould have been charged only the dues paid by privileged nations, as the treaty between Den mark and the United States had ceased, but this was explained by the news announcing the new arrangement to continue the lull for a prescribed term. Battle Between a Shake and Weasel On Saturday last, a gentleman visiting * spring, in Rochester, heard a slight squeal ing, and on searching for tbe cause, saw a black snake and a weasul in a sharp content When discovered, the snake was coiled around the weasel, giviog the animal rather a hard squeeze, but finally the weasel clipped through taa snake's coil, and then turned and took the '?varmint" by the throat and killed it aim >it instantly?New Bedford Standard. Baptist Pchlicatio* Society._We biro received from an officer of the Society ?>uie information which will be intere-tiog to a large bodyof our readers FttWripth nshave been made to its funds in the States of Qeor gia, Alabama and Virginia, amounting alto either to over twenty-one thousand dollar*. With this increase of its business means tha Society will be able very greatly to enlarga tbe sphere of its operations and its usefulness. Charleston Mercury. Lj/ A gentleman who, by stern decree of fate, has been fortunately?no, we mean un fortunately?made a widower, was soon after uocosted by a friend with the remark that "he did not seem to have lost much flesh " 4<I do not know what you call much flesh," re* plied the widower, with true 1'alstaffian c m placency, "but my wife weighed two hundred ?which is something of a loss, I rvekon !"