Newspaper of Evening Star, July 9, 1856, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 9, 1856 Page 2
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EVENING STAR. W A BHIWPTOIT CI T T: WEDXEIDAT July 9, 1Mb. (fT* AdvartUco^uts should be banded In by 1* o'clock, m., otherwise they may not appear until the nex day. To Political Club*.?Political clubs will led the arrangements of the Star office for printing their circulars, addressee, arguments, pamphleti, Ac., as complete as those of any ether printing office in the United States. They may rely upon baying such work done at the Ntar ? ffice in a satisfactory manner as to style and price, and in the shortest possible time. Be sere to gire us a call before making arrangements elsewhere. SPIRIT 0? THE MOHHIH0 PEE88 The Unton, di?cussing the plans of the Re publican paity for the campaign, says with much force: " They do not want the country to know that Mr. Senator Sumner was never seriously Injured, or that he is now in the enjoyment of hie customary health. They do not want the pending difficulties in Kansas settled ^in an equitable and amicable manner. Without the bleeding Senator or the bleeding Terri tory, they feel persuaded that it would be worse than folly to solicit the suffrages of the people, even in the northern States, in behalf of a candidate who, it is shrewdly suspected, owes his nomination as much to successful litigation as to successful exploration. Ac cordingly, intifnutinw i? aiven thai the i-o in*raa* le brain of the distinguished Massa chusetts Senator has softened, or is about te acften, and that it is absolutely necessary? and We what purpose wo need not add?that he should not be produced to his mourning and sympathetic friends until after the first Tues day in NovemLer next Until after the ex piration of this day, Black Republicanism cannot and will not consent for Kansas to repose in peace and security. Kansas paci fied. and the people iu the full enjoyment of the rights which alone can be secured by the enforcement of the great principle imbodied in the act which created the Territory, and there would be an end to the manufacture of Kansas horrors and Kansas outrages?the great staple of abolition speeches and abolition editorials would be withdrawn from the market?the demand for Sbarpe * rifles would cease?the purses of very rich and very fanatical old gentlemen would close with a convulsive clasp?elderly ladies might re turn to their knitting with decency and com fort?their spiritual guides might be peisuaded to remember their sacred calling?and thou sands and tens of thousands of wretched dupes might recover their reason in time to cast their ballots at the presidential election in accord ance with the dictates of good sense and sound patriotism. " Under no circumstances will the Black Republican leaders consent to the pacification of Kansas before the presidential election takes place. The bill which they recently foroed through the House was forced with a knowl edge that its manifest injustice and absurdi ties would insure its deleat in the Senate. The kind of reception which will be extended to Mr Toombs's bill?conceived as it is in the largest spirit of justice, liberality, and conces sion?need not be foretold." We knew, of <ur own knowledge, that their leaders have staked their all on the desperate game cf defeating any and every proposition to quiet the Kansas matter. They design moving heaven and earth, as it were, to pre ?ent Congress from consummating anything intended to restore the Territory to its proper oondition, in the belief that the only possible chance existing for Fremont's election is locked up in the success of their design to keep up the excitement about the slavery question until November next. They will vote to a man to-day, in the House, to ameud the Senate's substitute fcr the Topeka-adopted constitution by adding to it a clause restoring the Missouri restriction, though more than half of them, in private conversation, scout the idea of its restoration, as involving the de feat of their ultimate schemes against slavery In the States. The question of their success depends on the northern friends of Fillmore lu the House. If they fail to keep the prom ise of Mr. Fillmore's Albany and Rochester ?peeches? thus proving that the sentiments then and there uttured by him were designed only for political effect in Maryland, Ken tucky, Tennessee, and Louisiana?the action of the Senate will te defeated, not otherwise. The Intelligencer says cf the result of the Brooks trial yesterday : ?However decided our own feeling? may have been in the political and personal bear ings of the case, we could not, with our fixed conceptions of propriety and our habitual rev erenoe for the sanctity of the place which was the scene of the violence, fail to partake deeply of the sentiment common to this whole oommunity. Yet, unwilling to add even the weight of our humble opionion to the inflamed state of the public mind, we contented our selves with tie simple expression of our pro found regrtt at bo painful an occurrence, and thenceforth maintained a studied silence in regard to it. But the minister of the law having now spoken, sentence been pronounced, and the case remitted to the public judgment, we think it due to ourselves and our readers that we should express, with lens restraint than we imposed on ourselves in the first tempest of the excitement, our opinion of the transaction. And touching the judgment of the Court, we are bound to say that it has cer tainly fallen short of the public anticipation? not the anticipation, still less the wish, of partisans or sealots, but of the calm and judi cious?men who are capable of respecting the wounded sensibilities of a high spirited gen tleman. not less than public decorum and the dignity and immunity of the Senator and the Senate house " PERSONAL. .... Mr. J. 1'ierce, a brotaer of tbo dent, is at Willards'. ....Judge Frost, of Louisiana, is at Wil lards bote!. .... Gen. Gadsden has returned to Charles ton, #n route for Mexico. .... B. Taylor, Esq., nephew of the late President Taylor; Hon. Win. Huntington, of Connecticut; and Hon. J. L Carew, of Mich igan, are at Willards'. Daniel Judd, ex member of the Cin cinnati City Council, who was appointed po lice officer some three or four weeks ago. has resigned his appointment to the hands of the Mayor, for the reason "that if he honestly did bis duty, he should have the whole police force of the city down upon him." ....A correspondent of the Manchester (Ingland; Guardian thus decribes Mr Dallas, the American Minister, as he appeared at the Queen s Drawing R<x?m, June 2U : "Mr. Dal las moved in the gay crowd l/ien distingue as was said of Lord Castleragh. at the Congress of Vienna, by the simplicity ot bis entire. Mr. Dallas is the most venerable of all the American ministers that I remember. If you saw him setting upon the platform of the W es leyan conference, you would indistinctively turn to him and dtclare that ho was the fittest man to preside ovar their deliberations. In deeed, bis long hair of silvery white, his rage yet amiable expression, bis white neckcloth and blach clerical looking dress, completely realited une s idea ot' the president of a relig ious conclave. Mr Dallas paid his respects to her Majesty in a black coat of Quaker-like cut, white waistcoat buttoned almost up to his throat, white neckcloth and black knee breeches, and black silk stockings ; and as his tall jet venerable figure was secu in the diplo matic circle, closely followed by two young attaches similarity attired, the Americans might have been proud of their miniver; for a more gentlemanly man, or one whose bear ing waa indicative of more aimple dignity and self-respect, waa not present at the drawing joom." Washington itiwb and gossip. Stuck.?The New York Tribune squeals like a 'tuck pig over the passage of the Toombs Kansae bill by the Senate. Less than a week ago, " H. G." (Horace Greely) wrote to his journal from this point an elaborate exposition of what he (" we") demanded and required in the settlement of the Kansas affair. Never did planter lord it in his demands and orders more dogmatically over his gang of tasked cctton-picking hands, than did Hor ace in that letter over his forces in the House. We demand this, and we require that, to bo done by the Congress of the United States? was the style in which he announced his ulti matum If be bad held a bill of sale on every mother's son in Congress, and a fee simple title for every acre of land in Kansas, he could not have essayed more coolly to ex plain precisely how he had determined the thing should be done, under pain of bis dis pleasure and instant vengeance if not so done in all particulars. But the closeness of the vote by which the House passed his Topeka constitution?for it is understood to have been framed principally by himself and a dosen just such politicians' and sent out from this city to be swallowed by the Kansas abolition convention as nearly whole as would comport with the purpose of di?guising its paternity?and the now evident fact that half a dozen of those who voted for it will eleo vote for the Senate's Kansas-paci fication bill, have had tho effect of changing the tone of the Tribune on the subject, not a little. That journal now begs hard. It, in effect, beseeches the northern members for God's sake not to deprive Fremont and Day ton of the political capital involved in keep ing open the Kansas question until after tho Presidential election! Admitting that the provisions of tho Senate's bill are all wise, fair and proper, it vehemently insists that those to be called on to execute them, will be, to a man, perjurers, ballot-box stuffers, ruf fians and traitors to their obligations. Yes* every man of them !?and will be aided by a conspiracy, to which everybody on the Mis souri river, in Missouri, will be parties! The President, aocording to the Tribune, will de liberately seek to nullify the intent of the law, and every man to bo appointed to carry it into effect will of course follow his example ! Or, in other words, it argues that everybody but its own immaculate coterio are perjurers, traitors, cut-throats and eeoundrels?not fit to be trusted in any way. It plumply 1?b in affirming that it ha^ news that tho Missourians are already again pouring into Kansas. This story is of a piece with its last from its great manufactory of Kansas-affairs roorback, which avers that tho border Missonrians had forcibly broken up a Methodist conference, and tarred and feath ered its venerable president; and also with its last Washington roorback,saying tfcat some southern member had threatened the Hon. Mr. Brcnton of Indiana, (a gentleman who is paralised in part,) with personal violence, if daring to deliver his prepared speech on tho Kansas question. But it will require longer and louder "shrieks for freedom" than the mild and gentlo Tribune can squeal from this hour until doomsday, we fancy, to prevent the enactment of the Senate's bill by the House; or the sign* are deceptive. The only serious doubt arises from tho un mistakable disinclination towards it enter tained by the delegate from Kansas and some of the Missouri members, to whom, so far, it appears to be almost as distasteful as the To peka-adopted constitution itself 44 Taken Water."?The absquatulation of Senator Sumner, on the day before the trial of Mr. Brooks came off before the Criminal Court, has generated a hearty luugh over Washington. The truth is, it would never have done for the Republican cause to have submitted him to a cross examination upon the witness stand; as it was well understood ar>;usd the court-house that such an event would as surely have exploded the peculiar statements of hi* remarkable testimony given before the iiou^ellnvestigating Committee, as his appearance under the gaze of the public would have exploded the trick of making him out, for political effect, a dreadfully injured man Gentlemen who saw him on the morn ing of the day before yesterday, as he was abvut leaving Washington in the cars, con ceive that he never looked in oetter condition. Yet, as it seems that those who have him in custody are determined to play out to tho end the game of public deception with reference to his condition, we shall not be surprised to learn that he enters Boston on crutches, with head shaved and bound up, and limbs trembling as though bending under the weight of a half a century of premature years. The distant reader may rely on it, that if hii appearance in the court house at the recent trial would not have exploded the humbug, he would surely have been there to confront his assailant. The act of running him off at such a time, pretty much as the thing is done on the under-ground railroad, involves posi tive proof of the false pretences and hum bug gery of the current Republican-party repre sentations conceming his condition ; and it is so appreciated in this city. Internal improvements.?in consumma ting the action of the Senate upon the vetoed internal improvement bills, the House have not surprised us, as distasteful as that action is to us. Had the chamber been full, about two thirds of the Democratic members would have been recorded against the bills?the usual proportion of the party against such legisla tion. When the Democrats have the major ity in the House, the steady adherence of that two-thirds to the party's principle on the In ternal Improvement question is always suffi cient to prevent the consummation of such legislation over tho President's negative. In the present House, however, the democracy are in a hopeless minority ; and their two thirds against indiscriminate internal im provements, are not sufficient to hold in check the one-third representing districts interested in obtaining such favors from the General Government and an unanimous opposition. I here are about ono hundred and forty such bills behind, which will doubtless be pressed with forty-horie power We even expect to find the Sumner und Brooks huuibug kicked aeide by the Republicans themselves, sunt certmonie, for the balance of the session, to make way for this species of special legis lation. To thpse one hundred and forty bille the majority of the House Committee on Com merce will gladly add twice as many more, if they think they can engineer them through over vetoes, under the presure of the previous question. The only question which will be taken into consideration in connection with the subject, will be?how much and how many will the Demoorata who yesterday voted to paw the three bills orer the vetoes, stand, withomt winking, flinching, or at least bolting. Those bent on driving through the New fire bill and a dosen other very nice little af fairs to somewhat the same end, will, of course, endeavor to make their enactment necessary to secure that of many of these internal im provements bills. So there is to be a very high time of it indeed, in Washington, for the balance of the session. It is not wonderful with such " rare chances" ahead, that the joint resolution fixing a day for the termina tion of the session is just now being voted a bore by the House. Bless us, what a lobby will be on hand by the opening of next week! The promulga tion, by telegraph, of the news of the action of yestorday on the vetoed bills has, doubt less, started hundreds of solicitous public spirited and patriotic gentlemen who take pe culiar interest in legislation on money bills, to packing up in great haste for a visit to Wash, ington. So they go. In the mean while, the enactment of these bills by two-third votes will create, as they should, wide-spread dis satisfaction among the real democracy of the South and the Atlantic coast States generally. The only answer to their upbraidings will be to point to tho fact that the only possibility of stemming the rushing current of latitudina rianism lies in the triumph of the Democratic party in November, by such a majority as will make it certain that its usual two-thirds, op posed to wild schemes of internal improve ment by the Ueneral Government, will here after prevent tho enactment of such bills over Executive vetoes by a clear two-thirds' vote of tho whole House. The Usual Book Donating Resolution. ? The action of the House, on Monday upon the resolution providing for tho expenditure of something like S170 000 from tho treasury in tho way of donating certain books to the new members, is worthy of noto. It was first pro posed (by way of amendment) to let tho new members take any books they pleased, each to the amount of his sharo of the aggregate appropriation. That was voted dtwn. Most of the Republican members voted for it; and then, like a flock of sheep jumping a fence gap, followed each other in single file, hopping demurely over on to 'tother side, amid the laughter of their opponents. Thui they de feated this amendment, which should have been passed, if this custom of book donating is to be kept up through all time. Our plan is to do away with all such u per quisites" in paying members of Congieas for their services, and forthwith to place them on fair salaries If they were paid each five thou sand dollars per annum, the national treas ury would bo an enormous gainer in the end Their present pay is insufficient to allow them to lay up a dollar, if they have f.imilies st home, and, as a consequence, establishments to keep up there, as nine-tenths of them have Most of them are at tho period of life when it is their duty to be laying up property. They cannot fulfill that duty to those depending on them as at present paid, except by specula ting directly or indirectly on the action of some branch or other of tho government. We refer to thoso of them who enter Congress poor. It is our sincere belief that if they had courage to pay themselves a fair compensation bylaw, public opinion would applaud them for eo doing; if, but because it would not be long ere all realized that the change we here pro pose bade fair to lave many millions In tbe ag gregate of the yea'rs appropriations of public lands, money directly from the national treas ury, and money from the pockets of classes of the people who bear the brunt of special leg islation such as Congress at times enacts. The Wheel Within the Wheel.?A gentle man of Gainsborough, who uses only the ini tial D.,but has inclosed his card to the editor of the London Star, writes to that paper, stating that he is a near relative of Mr. Crampton, and thus terminates his letter : " I have most strongly felt, and firmly be lieve, that the public interest have been over looked for private considerations. Sir Philip Crampton, baronet, (of whom the late Ameri can minister is the only son,) and the Earl of Clarendon, during the Earl's vice-royalty in Ireland, as well as in former times, when his lordship (then Mr Villiers) occupied a situa tion in the Customs in Dublin, were on terms of the most cordial and intimate friendship; through bis lordships'* interest Mr. Crampton first entered on the diplomatic service, through his lordship s influence Mr. Crampton was romoted to that exalted position which he as recently filled, and in which, through his lordship's exertions, he has been retained until the President of tho United States has been compelled to dismiss him, although the voice of our country and the honorable feel ing of tbe majority of our countrymen felt that Lord Clarendon ought at onco to have recalled him. I repeat, sir, and I fully be lievo, that the public good has been sacrificed to Lord Clarendon's private friendship, and, therefore, although personally I shall feel in clined to spare Mr. Crampton on the ground ot our relationship, I put you in possession of these facts " A Point in th9 Testimony ?Yesterday. in his testimony before the Criminal Court, in the trial of Mr. Brooks, of S. C., Senator Toombs stated explicitly that Mr. Sumner's desk was in its place after Mr. S. had arisen and wa3 standing erect. No witness for the prosecution contradicted this statement from Mr. T. Now, the Republicans have been en deavoring to create tho impression that Mr. fluumcr wao pinioned hy hi* desk, and over turned it from its fastenings in his effort to riso. This misrepresentation of tho fact in that particular, which is an important one, is thus set at rest by the uncontradicted testi mony of Senator Toombs. Independent Support ?We have seen a letter from a respectable gentleman residing at Jefferson City, Mo , from which we extract the following, showing the manner in which Col. Benton is aiding the election?over the left ? of Mr. Buohanan: "Col. Benton spoke here yesterday. His speech was mainly a laudation of Fremont and Benton, and contained only a mere allusion to Buchanan, representing him as favorablo to the central route for the Pacific road." The Current Operations of tho Treasury Department.?On yesterday, the 8th of July, there were of Treasury warrants entered on the books of the Department? For the redemption of Stocks.... 527,875 20 For the Treasury Department... 744 93 For the Interior Department....* 7,549 41 For Customs 118 227 10 War warrants received and en tered 6,790 91 On account of the Navy 46,532 63 From miscellaneous sources 3,559 85 A London Journal says : On Thursday week as Mario was preforming at the Lyceum the rope from the flies, containing a heavy iron candelabra, weighing upwards of ten pounds, suddenly snapped, and the machine descending like a shot from a cannon, fell on the stage, glancing along the person of Signor Mario, and breaking into a thousand fragments at his feet, with a report like thunder, that completely electrified the house. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDING!. In the Senate, yesterday, after we went to press, the substitute for the Topeka-adopUd constitution of Kansaa, reported from the Ter ritories Committee by Mr. Douglas, was fur ther debate i by that gentleman end Messrs Oollamer, Pearoe, Hale and Trumbull, ere being adopted as an amendment to the House Kansas State-constitution bill. In the course of this debate Messrs Coll a mor, Trumbull and Hale offered amendments which were severally voted down. As amended, the said bill passed, ere they adjourned In the House, the bill for the enlargement of the Milwaukio and Detroit customs and court houses and for the construction of a build ing for those purposes at Dabuque, with the Commerce Committee'? pending amendment thereto, was committed, on motion of Mr Letcher, to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. ? The bills for the improvement of the South west pass (mouth) of the Mississippi river, of the St Clair fiats, and of the St. Mary's river, (the first in Louisiana and the others in Michi gan) having been returned from the Senate, which body had passed them over the vetoes of the President, they were duly taken up. The question being on the passage of the first mentioned of the said bills; it was duly passed by a vote of more than two-thirds of iho members present?yeas 143, nays 55?a? follows: Yeas?Alt ?sr*. Albright, Allison, Ball, Barbour, Bennett of N. Y , Ben?o?, Bllllnghurst. Bing ham, Bliss, Bowie, Bradahaw, Brenton, Broom, Butllngton, Campbell of Pa , Camnbell of Ohio, Campbell of Ky , Caruthere, Chaffee, Clarke of N. Y , Clawson, Colfax. Comlns, Covode, Cox, Cragln, Cullec, Cumback, Damrell, Davis of Md , Day, Dean, Denver, De Witt, Dick. Dickaon, Dodd, Dunn, DurW. Edte, Edward*, hmrle, English, Etheridge, Eustls, Evans. Flagler, Ful ler of Pa., Galloway, Giddings, Gilbert. Gran Ser, Greenwood. Grow, Hall of M*?s , Harlan, larris of Md . Ha'rls of 111 , Harrison, Haven. Hoffman, Holloway, Hotton of N. Y , Horton of Ohio. Hughston. Kelsey, Kennett, King, Knapp, Knight, Knowlton, Knox. Lake, Leiter, Mndley, H. Marshall of Ky., Marshal of 111., MaMeson, McCarty, Meacham, Miller of N. Y.. MilW cf Ind., Mlllward, Moore, Morgan, Morrill. Mott, Murray, Nichols, Norton, Parker. Peck, I'elton, Pennington, Perry, Pettlt, Pike, Porter, Prlngle, Pnrviance, Puryear, Quitman, Ready, Ricaud, Ritchie, Rivers, Robbinn, Koberts, Robison, Itust Sibln, Sage, Sandidge, Sapp, Scott, Sew ard, Sherman, Simmons, Sneed, sj,lnner. Mrar; ahan, Tappan, Taylor, Thurston, Todd, Trafton, Tyson, Valk, Wade, Wakeman, Wai bridge, Waldron, Walker. VVashburne of Wis., Wash burnt* of 111 , Washburn of Me , Watson, Wells, Welch. Williams, Woodruff Woodwcrth and Zolllccffer?143. Nays?Messrs. Aiken, Allen, Uark?da!e, Ben nett of Miss , Bccock, Branch, Brooks, Burnett,

Cadwalader, Carllle, Caskie, Clingrnui, Cobb of Ga , Cobb of Ala , ( ralge, Crawford, Dow dell, Edmundson, Elliot', Faulkner, Foster, Goode, Harris of Ala., Hickman, Houston. Jew tt, Jonps of Tenn., Jones of Ha, Keltt. Kelly, Kidwell, Letcher, Lumpkin, Maxwell, McMul lin, McQueen, Mlllson, Oliver of N. Y , Orr, Paker, Powell, Ruflin, Shorter, Smith of fenn., Smith of Va , Stephens, Stewa-t, Talbott. Vail. Warner, Wat Sins, Wheeier, Window, Wright of Miss., and Wright of Tenn ,? 65. The remaining two of the said vetoed inter nal improvement bills were subsequently pass ed by about the same votes, ere they adjourn ed. Frecsedings ef Te-Day. In the Senate, to-lay, on motion of Mr. Benjamin, a resolution was adopted directing the Secretary of the Senate to convey to the State Department the three vetoed internal improvement bills just passed. Mr Johnson reported from the Printing Committee a resolution for printing 20.000 extra copies of the Kansas State constitution bill as passed by the Senate; which was ad vocated by Mr J., and opposed by Messrs. Fessendca and Trumbull, ere the Star went to press. In the House, Mr. Campbell, of Ohio, asked leave to introduce a resolution fixing the time of meeting of the House hereafter at 11 a. m. Mr. Jones, of Tennesseo, and others, ob jected, because Mr. C. and his political friends refused to permit the joint resolution fixing a day for the termination of the aeNioo, to be taken up Mr. Cragin reported from the Printing Com mittee a resolution for the printing of 100,00U extra copies of the majority and minority re ports of the Kansas Investigating Committoe. Mr. Cobb, of Ga., moved to amend it by striking out 100,000 and inserting in lieu thereof 10 000 ; amendment adopted?yeas 9?, nayaHtf. ? - ? - ? ? ? POLITICAL ITEMS. Senator Jones, of Tennessee, has declared for Buchanan. Rufus Choate and George Ashman, of Ma*!., will support Buchauan. The Maine Republ ican Stato Convention which met at Bangor on the 8th, nominated Hannibal Ilamilin for Governor. The Springfield American run up the Fill more flag on the 21 inst., and died the next day. The Albany Statesman estimates the num ber of Fillmore papers in the State at over fifty. Not one of them, it adds, has deserted Ex-Presi lent Martin Van Buren has written a strong letter, in favor of Mr. Buchanan's election, to the Tammany Society. The Detroit Free Press states that three of the Whig candidates for Governor in Michigan since 1843 are now supporters of Buchanan and Breckinridge, and the coalition candidate for the sauie oflico, F. J. Littlejohn, supports the Democratic nominees. The Free Soilers of Vermont hava adopted the nomination of the American party in State Convention, and have conceded to the same party the organisation of the State govern ment They have formed an electoral ticket, however, in which they recognize the nomi nation of Fremont and Dayton. The St. Louis Republican says : Events now transpiring in Missouri, muke it exoeedingly desirable that the people should know the ex act relation between the Know Nothings and the Benton party?not so much with reference to the election of Governor?for that, we take it, so fas as Mr. Benton is concerned, is al ready settled?ho will bo beaten by a large mwjority?but moro particularly with refer ence to the election of two Senators next win ter. Mr. Wines, the Know Nothingcandidate for Congress in Major Phelps' district, has de clined in favor of Emerson, the Benton candi dote?and it is sail that an arrangement will be made in due time, between Messrs. Perry man and Stevenson, running against Sam Caruthcrs, with reference to the Senatorial election next winter. Tin Ahfbat between Pleasants aj*d Governor Wise ?Hugh R Pleasants, a brother of the late John Hampden Pleasants, atid formerly editor of the Richmond Penny Post, on Monday morning went into the Exec utive Chamber of the Mate Capitol, where Governor Wise was engaged writing, and, takiug a seat by invitation of the Governor, said, after a brief period, " I thought Giz zard-Foot was here." Gov. Wise smilingly replied, " I am the man Pleasants, rising from his scat, and approaching the table where the Governor sat, said " By God, I did not know you ; and so you are Ebo Shin and Gis zard-Foot?" "I am," remarked Gov. Wise, with a smile, " and you are ilugh Pleasants. Pleasants thereupon commenced abusing the Governor without any provocation whatever, when the Governor ordered him to leave the room but be refused to do so. The Governor then rose from his seat, approaching Pleas ants, and taking hold of him, endeavored to push him out. Pleasants resisted, squared off, and placed himself in an attitude to strike, when the Governor struck him with his fist under the left eye. and cut him pretty severe ly. He then seized Pleasants by the arm, turned him round, and kicked him. At this time the messenger of the Executive came up and had Pleasauts removed by order of the Governor. It is said that Pleasants was in toxicated. Ly Considerable excitement prevails in Hampton, Va., in consequence of the shooting of the town sergeant, Lively, on Saturday night last, by a man named Mahone. The officer was engaged in dispersing a gang of | slaves on the premises of Mahone, with whom the latter was carrying on an illicit traffio, when Mahone aeixed a gun and shot the officer dead. ??^^NOTICK-AN ADJOURNED Me? Mk Ing of the Board of Director* of the Washington SniWllng AswlaMon will b? held on FRIDAY EVENING tbe 11th Instant, In the room of the Franklln Fire Company. A punc tual attendance of member* |g requested, as busi ness of Importance will be transacted. Jj 9-X J P DICKINSON. Se retary MONTGOMERY GUARD;*, ATTEN TION .?You are hereby notified to attend a meeting of the Corps THURSDAY EVE NING. the* I nth Instant, to make prepara tions for the F.xcu aton which will take place on the 4th day of August next, at the White House By order of Capt. Kky : Jy 9-2t THUS McENIRV, Fe* ^ Q^WUil!?Look at t*i? amd smilb. Attention, Journeymen Confsetionort ' You are hereby requested to attend a called meet ing oa THURSDAY EVENING, at 8 o'clock, in Temperance Hall, as bnsinee* of Importance must be transacted for the welfare of the Society, ar.d also an election of oflrers will take place. Every one who considers himself a Journeyman Confectioner, Is most respectfully tavlted to at tend. Hy order of tbe President: jyt3-2t* CHARLES LEHMAN, Sec am r^GKAND PIC NIC OF ST. PETER'S ?CSSUNDAY SC BOO L?Tbe teachers of St. Peter's Sunday School most respectfully announce to their numerous patron* and tbe pub lic In general tbat they will glee a Grand Pic NIc to the AVhlte House on WEDNESDAY, July 23, 185?. Particulars In future advertisement. By order of the jy 7-3t? EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ?-ria?NOTICE ALL GERMAN C1TI zena favorable to forming a Buchanan and Breckinridge Association are hereby notified to attend a meeting at Conccrdla Hall, B street, between 6th and 7th, In tbe rear of Cbarles Wer ner's Hotel,at o'clock ?n WEDNESDAY EVE NING, July 9tb. All friends of the Democratic cause are most respectfully Invited to attend Jy 3-5f THE COMMITTEE. m ^ia?NOTlCE ?THE SUBSCR I PER beg* PvJa leave to call the attention of tbe public to his stock of GLASS and QUEENS WARE before purclmlng elsewhere, as by so doing "hey will save from 15 to 25 per cent. Toilet and Dinner Sets lower th*n the lowest at 309 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets, je 9-<Jir. JOHN McDEVlTT. Lost?on the day before yester day, a pair of EYE GLASSES, gold frame, between the Senate chamber and Gth street. The tinder will be suitably rewarded by handing them to the Secretary of the Senate. jy >-tf I7HJK BOSTON ?THE PACKET BRIG ' ANN ELIZABETH TAYLOR his arrived and will sail the la?t of the weekj^ju for the above port. For freight apply to HARTLEY A f*RO , jy 9-31 101 Water street. Georgetown FOR LIGHT LITERATI HE, Periodicals, Staticneiy, Standard Works, Balm of 1,OOU Flowers, Ac. Call at FERGUSON'S, 7th at , jy 9 next to Ltmmond'i. STR 4 NOERS, REMEMBER VOIR children at bome, and don't return to them without something from LAMMOND'S Great Toy Emporium, 4& Seventh st. jy 8 3t For economy, utility, and con venlence there Is nothing that equals Clin ton's Alcohol Cook. Forsalebv Jy 9-3t LAMMOND, 7th at. BOYS' SUMMER CLOTHING?IN CON sequence of the advanced sta'e of the season we have concluded to offer our full stock of Boys' Clothing at very reduced price*, consl?tlng'of Linen Coats, Roundabouts, Jackets, Pantiloons, Shirts, Drawers, Vests, Ac. WALL A STEPHENS, je 9 322 Pa avenue, next to Iron Hall. GERHARD'S GARDEN, No. &*? Maryland auntie, Island. IS SITUATED A SHORT DISTANCE from the Capitol grounds, a d is a flae place of re sort On every MONDAY night It Is lighted with gas and a flee Band playing some ctolce pieces of music. The Saloon is open for tho?e who wl*h to trip the light fantastic toe, while In tbe garden, under fine trees, the visitors can re gale themselves either by smoking or drinking Els excellent Lager Beer. Jy >-3t? FRENCH CHINA. I HAVE RECENTLY IMPORTED, PFR ship Consul, direct from Vie France, twenty-five casks of plain white, eold band .and richly decorated t- RF.NCHVV CHINA, which, together with my former stock, renders my assortment complete, and en ables me to sell as low as any house la the Unittd States Having on band a vrry large acock. I ani pre Kred to sell to the trade at the lowest New Vork t price* At my present reduced ra'es families will find it decided economy to use French China. C. W. BOTELER. Auctioneer jy 9-ecd and Importer, Iron Hall. SILKS, SILKS FOR CASH. Ladies who want a silk dress should not fail to call and look through our Immense assortment. We have Juat; one through the stock and marked on each piece Just the price we paid for them at auction, which in many in stances was less than tbey cost to Import. We propose to sell off at cost for cash only the entire balance of our Silks and all kinds of sum mer dress goods. We will not charge more than cost nor take less. Good bargains may be expected CLAGETT, NEWTON, MAY A CO. jy 9 lOt corner Penn. avenue and 9th street. PROPOSALS FOR WOOD AND COAL. Otfici Secretary o? Sb*atr U. S., > July S, 1SJ6 ] SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE Re ceived at this office until 12 o'clock m on Sat urday. the 2<Jtb initant. for furnishing acd deliv ering In the vaults of the Capitol, on or before tbe first day of November next, one hundred tons (of 2,240 lbs ,) of best anthracite white ash coal. In lumps not less than three nor more than six Inch es In diameter and entirely free of slate or other foreign substance Also, for one hundred ?nd twenty-five cordi of be*t hickory wood, to be measured at the expense of the contractor In the Capitol yard, sawed In two pieces, and properly packed away in tke vaults: the whole to be subject to the Inspection and approval of the Secretary of the Senate Security for the faithful' performance of the contract for furnishing the above article*, to tbe satisfaction of the Secretary of the Senate will be required Proposals may be separate, and shou'd been dor?ed "Proposals for Wood." and 'Proposals for Coal," and directed "To the Secretary < f the Senate, at Washington " jy ?-law3w WE WILL COMMENCE FROM THE date of this advertisement to mn off the en tire balance of our stock of Summer Silks, Silk and Berege Robes. Organdy and Lawn Kobes. Twisted Silk Robes, Figured and Plain Be eges. French Lawns. Printed Organdies, rich Figured Challie?, Foulard ?llks, Chally de Lalnes. Llgbt Figured Mouslalnes, ar d o her kinds of Summer Dress Goods at prime rost for cash. Our assortment of the above goods Is perhaps much larger than that of any otter house in this city; consequently the inducements we offer to purchasers at this season by putting our goods down at cost are very great, and should be taken advantage of by all who buy far cash and who wUh to dispose of their money to the best advan tage Now is the time to get great bargains for cash, and our house is the place Every one is invited to call Those who wish to get the best bargalna should come Immediately. We have a great manyother goods not mention ed above which we will eell equally cheap for eish. CLAGETT, NEWTON, MAY A CO jy 9-10t corner Penn ave , and Oih street. United States Patent Office, ? Wabhihotom, July 8, 18W J ON THE PETITION OF JEPTHA A WIL KINSON, of Suffolk county, N Y , praying for the extension of a patent granted to bim cn the 4th day of January, 1953, for an Improve ment in " Printing Presses," for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which takes place on the 2"*d day cf September, 18? : It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the Patent Ofllce on Monday, the '5th day of Sep tember next, at 12 o'clock m ; and all persons are notified to appear and show cause, if any they have, why said petition ought not to be granted Persons opposing the extension are required to lie In the Patent Ofllce their objections, specially ?et forth In writing, at least twenty days before the day of hearing; all testimony filed by either party to be used at the said hearing must be taken md transmitted in accordance with the rules of the office, which will be furnished on application The testimony in the case will be closet! on the 3th Septemberdepositions and other papers re lied upon as testimony must be filed in the oflce un or before the morning of that day; the argu ments, if any, within seven days thereafter Ordered, also, that this notice be pnbllshed In the Union, Intelligencer, and Star, Washington, D. C.; Republican, Baltimore, Md: Eienlng Argut, Philadelphia, Pa ; Day Book, New York, iad Post, Boston, once a week for three succes sive weeks previous to the 15th day of September next, the day of hearing. CHARLES MASON, Commissioner of Patents. P. 8.?Editors of the above papers will pWaae iend their bills to tbe Patent OAce, with a paper containing this notice. jy 9?uwiw FISHING TACKLE, a large supply; Hooka Keels, Rod?, Slnkera, and Fishing Basket U 490 Seventh street. Qe9) G. FRANCIS. MAD'LLE SOPHIE HERSCU 1UST ARRIVED FROM PAR 19 Wii , J ifcWdtfi, ?pen a fine Millinery and ^ Dresarraklng Eatablishment, opposite the4j^ Ccotrf Mirkft Ladle* wishing to be furnished with ? fit st cheap prices will do well to e?n ln<1 f.? _ SOPHIE HIR Ken Warned, at the above place, a few Vo nY.. diet, to learn the Millinery and Dreiun^,^" GOC-TO ARC HITEt tiTaSTd Artl.|,~ The above nrerelom will he p?i<i f " ~ bout proportioned outlines for an obelisk or'rw mid. whose base shall eorre?pond ??4k or sL its height, baae line not to exceed Its fs*? i Wfret, the four simple lines are all that i? quired To be derided by sclenttic gentiei. as soon as the deslgr* are In, which tin.* wT? expire Augu-t 1st, 1856 !v*l s" BHIRTI :-SHIRTS'! * WE CONSTANTLY KEEP ON HAMi a superior assortment of Gent's Dres. ?., * of Idoen and Cotton, with plain ard f -rruL Hoeoma and Wtlstbaads, of tbe very he*' rut' * make, and of every quality and piice SHIRTS made to order, and we guaranty good it la all cine* * "* 1 Our prices are very low as we are detenu s to be beaten by none. Call at GEO H B WHITE * CO Gent's Furnishing Store, 3T* Pa av? Jy?-1? bei fth and icq JUST RKtKIVKU. 10 BBLs7T*tr? fine OLD MONONGAHELA WHISkA which 1 will be pleased to furnish my custom-, and thooe who are in want of something r?n superior, at wholeaale and retail, at the well ?? tabllsLed house. No. JrtM corner 14th street Penn avenue JULIUS DE SAULEs ? N. B?Also, a superior article of IIAVaNa CIGARS always on nand. jy . CO REWARD.?STB A VED FROM v" residence of the subscriber a d trk, brown Buffalo Milch COW, raher] ?mall alze, a few d.sbea of i.r1nd> on her sides. good show for milk. loth e*rs about half way down, and one cf the splits of it left ear cut off I will (five the above reward tn anyone who will return her to tbe corner offcr and B streets, Island, near the Smithsonian Inst . &rte WM DOUGLAS Jy 8-3t? UMBRELLAS ?OFFERING THEM AT great bargains at (Jy e tr)_ ELLIS'S. Beautiful engravings selling cff at a sacrifice, at ELLIS "S Jy 8-tr ?**. between 9th and 10th strn-t.. PEN AND POCKET KNIVES. SCISSOR* Razors, Strops, Shaving Soap and Cre-r,,* selling t ff to discontinue the busings at JOHN F ELLIS'S jy-tr Pa avenue, bet ?t. oeoroktown classical and MATHEMATICAL At'ADKMl The duties of this institution will be resumed the first Mondav in S?p>n - **r? _ P. A. BOWEN, I JY 8-31 Prln-lpal. ....... Poro*4c Pavilioh, irtr? \OTICE .?EXCURSIONS BY STKAV lv boat between tbe <Uh of July and 15f'i of ?. . t ?mber Velng c.ffen ive to my patrnij,, | dn|r yive Bailee that they will no longer be perm ire d to Und W. W DIX, Jy Proprietor. &!T REWARD-STRAYED FROM THi subscriber on the fourth Instant, a Cv_ SORRKL MARE, well made, 7 vear? Jej? old 15 bands high, fp%e*s under th* saddle ard also has a s^ar on Ms right ear.) Ar y n^^rn who de iven her at SHREVE'S Livery Stah'e v I reoelve the above reward. jy 7_3ta NOTICE?ALL PERSONS HAVING bil s against either of tbe ctBees of the first and secoud Comptrollers of the Treasury, tbe Con - mtssioner of Cu?toms. the first. tl ird. fourth a- d lifth Auditors of the Treasury, the 'I re surer < f the United States, the Register and Solicitor of the Treasury. and tbe Light House Beard for Stationery, Blank Books, binding or other cor tlngent expenses, are hereby notified and r ques*. ed i>roirptiy to present the same for pavm.nt in duplicate proper!? receipted, four davs befor- the end of every month, In order tbat tb??v mav be included In the disbursing agent's account for tbe month In which they may b?- returned oth erwise pivmerts mav be delayed to the end of the next succeeding month. I D COLMISNIL. jy 2w Disbursing Clerk. LOST-ON THURSDAY MORNING, ma the corner of (i and 3d streets, in tbe negh borhood of the sale, a Bead PUKSE, cental nit* about *70. tbe largest portion of it In gold. A reward of $*2.0 will b* given for the retarn of t ?? same at THOMAS BENSON S, on tbe coTrr of 2d and G sts Jy7-^t* riRCBOARD PHI JITS* | HAVE YET REMAINING A HANDSOME k a?sortment of EIR EBOARD PRINTS, from to ceiita to 92 541 a piece. Pap^r-hanglng of every de?crlptlon exeru;"l with skill and punctuality. <?ith?>.- In the city or countrv. ? j MARKRITER, Jy 7-3:* 7th St next to Odd Fellows' Hail. ARRIVAL OF NKW (tOODM. I HAVE RECEIVED DIRECTLY FROM Perls some verv tine Ladies' DKFSS BONNETS, which i will s??U at cost ce< as the sraaon is advanced Alao, a fine assortment of fine RIBBONS a? coat price* D HERSICH, Louisiana av , opp Centre Market. jy?-3t near Sth street. TOILET ARTICLE*. WE HAVE A LARCE AND SUPEKIOK stock of English Hair Brushes. Sbel Buf falo. Eng'lsh Horn and Gutta Percha T?lle-. Tuck, Fhie-tooth, and Locg Combs; English Tooth, Shaving, and Clothes Brushes;** Hair Oils, Washes. Extracts, Hair Dve. Ac 4 which we will wdl at unprecedented low price*, to clos* bjslness #**Thfre Is a few chances to dispose of In the B atfi* of Splendid Dreuiag Case>, Papier Mache Goods, Ac. T GAI.LIGAN A CO , No 370 Penna arrnif, nndrr Jy 7-3t Browns' Hotel coal on tiik way. WILL BE READV FOR DELIVERY IN a few days? I cargo of \\ hlte Aah Broken Coal, for furnace 1 do do do Kgg do, for Radlaur* I do Red Ash Coal, for Grates and Ranges Those who lay In their coal for winter durirg the summer months can now do so to mncb ad vantage by leaving their orders at the Wood acd Coul Derot. N W corner 12th and C strte:s, N 44". *,*401ba t?"the ton. Coal kept under cover Wood of the best quality aiwavs on hand. jy7 tf T. J A \\ M 4?A LT MUST BE SOLD. Ol'R ENTIRE STOt h of fancy and Plain Benneta.? ?open worked worked l^ace and Hair Bonne'>. with curtains ?26 Fancy Hair ard Clinp Bonrets 45 Misses' Hair and Lace Bonne's 1 Case slightly dacaged Straw sultab'e for com mon wear, travelling. Ac , will be offer*d a great bargain Call at Mrs R G ETCH I SON'S. Our f tistomer* who have recei\>d their lill> ar^ respectfully requet-ted to make an early )?et'.l< ro?*n" either by cash cr notes at short date, and thneor greatly oblige jy 3-lw Mrs. R. G. ETCB1SON G NOTICE. EN. WALTER JONES AND CHARLKf LEE JONES have removed their othie to JjJ- IE; E street, be.wee'i 3d acd 4;h >i:eets Chatles Lee Jonea will practice lu the Supieme Court of the United States and all other courts held In the District of Cclumbla Gen a.'er Jones, though mostly retired from general prac tice, will unite with him and do his be.?t to ad vance the success of client* by written staten.e ts and argumfnt*, and by all other n&dful and proper exertions. jy 4-3ni DOR SALE ?A PORTABLE STE4M F> l G1NE, three horse power.Jocomotive boiler It has be^n in use at this otllcs^ and Is offered for *ale because It is replaced with en engine of much greater power It will be found extremely *er i vieeable, ard will be sold low for cash je iM-tf | FLY BUUHEIA.1D W IRK DlsH CO VKKH. ABKAU'IIKUL ASSORTMENT OF THE above named articles so necessarv at ttls season, just received and for sale cheap at ibf depot for all kinds of useful articles JOS L SAVAGE, Sign of Gilt Saw, jn.y J-lit Ph. a*., bet. loth and llth strerts R. W. IMOOT, Nt 140 Hortk tidt Bttdgr tt.. Utorgttovn i hN MONDAY. THE 7th C?F JULY, I Will. coiiimence selling out my large stock of l?r\ Goods at a reduced price for cash Mv obie?' Is to change my business Those In wa itofgtea' bargains will do well by giving me a call All persons Indebted to me will please call and m*r.f settlements to July 1st, 1*5? Jy3-*w R. w SMOOT. /^AS HEATER ??"AN OTHER SIPPL^ of those Gas Heaters so ccnvenlect for the nursery, or for cooking ? meal U r a su.all family Also, GAS STOV ES, for cooalng and baking' complete. G. FRANCIS, je SI 4W Seventh st. - I SLEEVE BUTTON* AND ST I Dk. WE OPEN TO DAY A LARGE ASS(?RT ment of plain gold and fancy Sleeve But ions and Studa, to which we invite attentloB. ^ ? M W GALT A WHO., Je*73i4 Penn av., bet Wth ar.d ltih streett PREftKKVEDUINGER.?A BEAUTIFtL article juat mcelved and for sa'e by iJ * Z M. P KING.