Newspaper of Evening Star, July 28, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 28, 1856 Page 1
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1Kb ?V?ffING STAR, fV JLISH KU EVKRT AKfEKIOftS (EXCEPT 8LN1)AY,) Jt Ikt SMr Buildi*{l,t0rntr #/ fwu|ii?Mii fW?M Mi F!????lli drill, By W. D. WALLACE, Will be served to subscribers by carriers at BIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; papers served in packages at 37% cats per month. To mall subscribers the tab* srriptlon price Is THREE DOLLARS AND PIP TV CENTS ayeertaadeamr, TV. O DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOL AR for three months; for less thaa three moat s at the rate of 1* , cents a week. Cy SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VIII. WASHINGTON, I). C, MONDAY, JULY 28, 1856. * NO. 1,082. THE WtUi-LY MA K This excellent Pamlly and Newt Journal?con talnlng a greater variety of Interesting reading than can be found In aay other?Is published on Satur day morning TIIII. Single copy, per annum * 9\ U _ to clto*. Five copies 00 Ten copies.... H wt Twenty copies IS ??i fTT Casa, mvaataaLT ta anvaaca. C^Slngleeoirtes (in wrappers) can beprocured at the counter. I m mediately aftrr the lest* of the paper. Price?Taaia CaaTs Po s t xa ? r a as who act as agents wl U be all owed a commission of twenty per cent OFFICIAL. TaxasvaY i>ir&mTMv?T, May 38,19M. Notice is hereby given to the holders of the utock issued pursuant to the act of Congrew of Ju'y, 1946, that such stock Is rtde?mable by Its trnw, and will be paid at the Treasury on the surrender of the certificates thereof, on the 12th of November next, when interest thereoa will cea?e. This department will eontlaue to purchasesack stock prior to said day of redemption, and will p*y therefor the fallowing premium, in addition to the Interest aocrued to the day of purchase, wfth one day's Interest for the money to reach the vendor: Oa 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 stook received between the 1st and 31st days of August, one-fourth of one per cent; And on such stock received after the31st day of August, the Interest accrued thereoa, and one day's additional Interest only, win be paid. Certificates of such stock transmitted under this notice must be duly assigned to the United States by the part? entitled to receive the pur chase money j and when sent prior to the 1st July the current half year's interest mu t also be as signed by the present stockholder, otherwise such Interest will be payable as heretofore. And notice is further given to holders of other stocks of tbe 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 SI,500,000shall be previously obtained, ard will pav for the same, In addttion to the In terest accrued from the day of the last dividend of interaat, and one day's additional interest for the m?n*y to reach the vendor, the following rates of pretrlum: On stock of the loan of 1819, a premium of 10 percent; On st *jk of the loans of 1347 and 1848 a premium of 18 per cent.; And on stock Issued under the act of 9th Sep tember. 1850, commonly called Texan indemnity ?tock, e premium of# per cent. Certificates transmitted under this notice should be duly assigned to the United Statea 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 alss be assigned by the present stock holder, otherwise the Interest for the half year to that day will be payable to him as heretofore. Paymeat for ail the foregoing stocks will be mide by drafts oa the assistant treasurers at Bos ton, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, m29-dtl2Nov Secretary of the Treasury. hats: hats: IUST RECEIVED A FULL SUPPLY OF line drab Beaver ventila te! HATS, which 1 offer at #3 50; they are the best H*ts for the price in the United States. The best biles dress Hats got up in the latest style for $3 30. as ty>od as those usually so'd at S5 ; and a good fashion- i able Hat at S3, worth SI; and a first-rate Hat, ?2 50. The be?t materials and tae best workmanship Is employed to produce a 15 Hat, which is sold for S3 50. We do a cub business, meet with no los ses, but give each customer full value for his moaey. Felt aad Straw Hats unusually low. N. B Agent for Drlscoll's Balm of a Thousand Flowers. Price 25 ceata per bottle. ANTHONY, 7th street, near Pa. ayenne, Agent for a New York Hat Compan/. m 24-tf JONAS P. LEFT, ' U?OlT II i m a * I 4 T. 11 TV W1KXS, LIQUORS, CIGABS, AMD T1Z1 GROCERIES. 6 en sralCommiaaion * Forwarding Merchant INSURANCE AND BILL BROKER, Mo. 474 Pa. av., two doors below U. S. Hotel, WasHisisTON ClTT, D. C. ? 2-ly ^I'MVeu AN O OAUZE I'SDIR OAR ?3 meats for gentlemen.?We invite attention of Gmtleraen in want of Sislk, Lisle Thread, Merino, or Cotton Under Garments, for the pres ent season, to our superior stock. We are deter mined to sell them from this day forth at reduced prices, as we wNh to prepare for the fall trade Give us a call and buy cheap. GEO H B. WHITE CU.,Gent's Furnishing Store. 332 Pa. av , bet. 0 h and 10th sts. jy 12 CHANGE OF HOURS. AND AFTER MONDAY, THE 30tb of une, the Steamer GEORGE PAGE will run at tbe following hours: Leave Alexandria at 4jf, 8, 10, 12, 2#, 4#, and 6 % o'clock. Leave Washington 6, 9, 11, . 3#. 5jf, and 7 o'clock. je '29-tf ELLIS L PRICE, Captain. rPHC STEAMER GEORGE WASHING X ton willdcpartat the follow ing houra: Leave Alexandria 7jtf, t, 11, IK, 3)<, IS Leave Washington...8. 10. 12, 2#, 4#, 8# J?2a-d JOB CORSON, Captala. CAPON SPRINBS. Route ?orange and Alexandria Railroad at 7 a. m , to the HC Manas?as Junction ; Manassas Gap Railroad to Strasburg ; J H Kemp'* Hue of Stages to Capon Springs, arriving at the Springs bv 5 o'clock la the aflern >on. jy 2-lin MAN ASSES GAP RAILROAD. f OR MOUNT VERNON. ON tuesdays and FRIDAYS ?FARE. ROUND TRIP, SI; FROM ^ ?JT? A LE \ A N D RIA 75 C EN TS.-The jBtaSHHB steamer THOMAS COLLYEK leaves vVaaning toa at 9 aad Alexandria at 9)f o'clock. Coaches leave the Capitol for the boat at 6 o'clock. Coach fare 10 cents. Persoas wishing the coaches will leave their residence with George A Thomas Parker. Refreshments on the boat. ap 2-tf SAM'L GEDNEY, Captala. DR. J. TUOHNE, HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAS ft SURGEON, orriciaiiB assisnjica, Comer 13th at and Ifew York avenue, W ASHINGTON; D. C. jfice tours?t to 10, i to 4, ? to 10. m7?Inn* & Hands on four pot kkt-roo ks, /HE WHITE HATS AKE ABOU f - We have a ve'yflne a??ortmeat of Fa-blou able White Beaver aad Felt Hats, of all ?lualltle? and prlc-s, to which we respect- _ ally invite the attention of all 1 if want. We of ter them at reduced prices. Call at GEO H B WHITE A CO.*9 Fashionable Hat, Cap, and Gent's Furnnhlilg Establishment, 3J2 Peiinsvl vanla avenue. btKween 9:h and 10th sts. Jjr 12 Beautiful engravings selling off at a sacrifice, at ELLIS'S, jy ?j-tr 3U6, between 9th and lOta ltreets. IX/III* DISH COVERS. FLY BRUSHES, v? Feather Dusters, Ba*kets, Satchels, Carpet Bags, Ac , at the House-lurntshing Store. 490 < th treel. jyJ7 G FRANCIS. nAl'ZK MERINO SHIRTS?FOR GEN " Jf tlemc-n, with long and short sleeve, of all sizes. ranging in price from 75 cents up. A fu'.l assortment will be found at LANE'S Gent's Furnishing Store, jy 15 424 Pa. avenue. rpHE PRISON OF WELTEVREDEN, X and the East Indian Archipelago, by Capt Gibson, 1 volume of 495 pages, and many engra vings, one dollar. jy 15 FRANCE TAYLOR. SLEEVE BUTTONS AND STUDS. WE OPEN TO-DAY A LARGE ASSORT rnent of plain gold and fancy Sleeve But tons and Studs, to w lch we invite attention. M W GALT A URO., Je 17 3M Pen a av , bet 9th and loth streets. PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY PROM LOSS BY fire: % Suhoaribti Capital and Surplus 11,359,161 13. FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSUR ANCE CO.. OF PHILADELPHIA. Office nirthicest comer Pennsylvania armue and 17M street, JVashi-i'ton City, D. C. STATEMENT OF BUSINESS FROM THE 1ST day of Augiui to ibe 31>l Jay or December, l?5: Am ?unt received in marine prrmiunn..f6S,942 31 Do fira premiums 39,908 82 Total premiums for Ave month* 108.151 13 Capita! 1,350,000 00 1,356,151 13 Invested ai follows: Bonds of Allegheny eonnty, Pittsburg, and Philadelphia City 6's $78,7*21 66 Railroad bind*, coat 33,400 00 Leans or first mortgage of real estate.. 58,950 00 Do stocks, collateial 30,384 00 Ca?h in bank and on band 11,092 i2 Capital MikscnbrtA 1,047,700 00 Premium notes, not matured.......... 66,3c 31 Due from a;enU (secured by bondr)... 18.853 61 Bipeniesand commissions l',G#2 3D ?ef-' 1,358,151 13 Total amount of losses reported to lit January, j Kirp ?i,6oo 66 Mann;::: 3,000 00 4,666 66 DIRECTOR8. Don. Tftos. B. Fhrence, Charles Diniee, Oeorft H. Arm?trong, Thoma* Manderneld, Charles A Rubicam, Edward R. Helmbold, George Hflmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall, I?aac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. HELM BOLD, Secretaiy. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Oharles VVa'ter. No. 397 D strct. Jno. M. Tnornton,corner First street and Virginia avenue. James William*, No. 22 Four-an4 a hall street. MARINE SURVEYOR. Capt. J. P. Levy, No. 474 Pennsylvania avenue. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thomson. Th?* business or this Company will compare fa vorably with the m;.?: successful of similar institu Lions in >h? United States From the l*t day of August, 1855, in five months, up 11 1st January, 1856, the premium* received amounted to the large sum of owe buiiured and eight thousand, one liunlred and fifty-one dollars, with only forty six hundred and six'y-six dollars losses reported. With tbe? evidences of success and good man a;em"nt," the directors feel justified in soliciting a share of public patronage, believing that the secu rity offered is ample and that all lair claim* will be j adjusted moie according to equity than legal tcchni | calities. With a view of affording ample indemnity to the public, the company have deposited with MKSSRS DUNCAN, 8HKRMAN, * CO., OF NEW YORK, TUKIR BANKERS, Cash and premium notes To provide an accruing Trust Fund of One Hundred Thousand Dollars, To be held by tn?m a-? a Mitional security to policy holders f?r the payment of losses. The company is prepared to is^ue policies against loss or damare by fire on DWELLINGS, FL'RNI TURK, MILLS, M AN U FACTOR IKS, WARE uOUSKS, all descriptions of BUILDINGS, and iheir content-, or all kinds of MKRCIIANDIrtE, transported by VliSSKLS, STIC AM BOATS, CA NAL B .iATS, jiAlLROADS, and th". u*iial con veyances to or from any portion of El'ROPK and j AMERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS ' navigating the western waters Th?* ta'es of pr'-mmm will be as low as other companies, and in flx'.ac them eveiy improvement in construction and anaugemeut wiil be taken into consideration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. Office northwest c rner Pennsylvania avrnue and Seventeenth street, Washington city, D. C. Insurance may also be effected at the Home Office, Northwest corner IVu'.nut and Second Streets, Phila delphia. Also, at the Company'snffises: New York? a W. Th m;won, No 10 Wall street. Boston Oliver Brewster, No 4 State street. Baltimore? B II. Richardson, No. 7*2 Baltimore street. Cii'cin nati?Taylor * Anthony. Charleston?J. H.Tay lor, No. 121 M. Bay street Nt-w Origan?Harman Doane. Morugomery?Albert W Iliams. Mobile? A. C. Waagn. Pittsburg?T. J. Hunter, No. 90 Water street Savannah- A. Wilbur, No. Ill Bay street. Augusta?Girardey, Whyte k Co. Atlanta? Marcus A. Bell. Trenton?Narr k Cocks. Pond du Laj?Robert A Baker. Vicksburz?J. Putnam. Buffalo?A Barker. Memphis?W. E. Milton. Detroit?Thr.mas Palnv-r A Son Milwankie?A. Wellington Hart. VVellsb irg, Virginia?Danfortb Brown, jr. Erie, Pennsylvania?Allen A. Craig. Wyoming, Pennsylvania - R. O. Smith. Louis viHe ? II. H. Timbe.lak*. Na'hville- Jceepb Nash. Port'and?D Rolw son, jr. Chicago?E P. Ward Pan F.ancisco?Wiliiam Birgg. St. Loum?Thos. g. Oourt^nay, general arent lor the southern and western Slates. And in other principal cities of the United States by authorized officers of the eom pany. je 14-lyt AGENCY OF THE Alliance Iasnraiice Co. of Philadelphia, Capital $300,000! Annual report for the year ending January 1, 1856. of tli* Onmpany, conn'at lug of Bonde and Mortgage# on oneucnabered real etui* $110,604 OS Stuck* "f other Corporation*, worth par JS,620 00 Caali on haud >1,868 30 Bills receivable, consUtlng of Marine notes and abort loan* l?,WI 7# Stock notes $14,(86 09 tl.M* TO $119,420 00 Whole receipt* for prenilame <1nrlng the year $113,811 06 Paid for loeaes and **;.*i.*c? darln< tlie ye*r 71,111 04 P M. MORIARTY, President. J . MORRIS THOMPSON, Secretary. THE GREAT WESTER!! FIRE INSUR ANCE CO OF PHILADELPHIA. Capital ?500,000. Charter Perpetual. simvcTomt. Charles C. l^athrop, 5W Spruce street. Alexander Whllden, merchant, 14 North Front street. John C. Hunter, firm of Wright, Hunter & Co. K. Tracey, firm of Tracey Jfc Baaer. John R McCnrdy, firm of Jones, White 4 McCurdy. Isaac Hazlehurst, attorney and counsellor. James 0. Smith, firm of Jas 11 Smith & Co. Theo W Baker, firm of Tracy Jt Baker. R. S. Walton. 380 Market street Thomas K. Limerick, 544 Spruce street. John J. Baker, Goldsmith's Hall. CHARLES C LATHROP, President. THOMAS K. LIMERICK, Secretary. first door West of W. B. Todd's Hat Store, on Pennsylvania avenue. rnrrsnf DAVID MYERLE, Agent. ANTHONY BUCHLY, UNDERTAKER, Shop and Residence No. SOS Penn'a avenue, ?oath side, bttween 9th and 10th iti. Having provided himself with an ELEGANT HEARSE, and all necessary conveniences fori properly conducting hU business, would respectfully inform the public that he 1$ fully prepared to fill all orders entrusted to him, at the shortest notice, and In the best manner. A large supply of READY-MADE COFFINS of all sizes, always on hand, which will be fur* nlshed on the most reasonable terms. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N. B.?Resld ng on the premises, order* will be promptly attended to at all houra. feb 7-ly j. CONNELLY, Uadertaker, No 423 Ssttnth strut, wut side, bit. G and H, WOULD RKSPKCTFULLY INFORM the citizens of Washington and the adjoining counties that he is( prepared to attend *? all orders at (he 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?ad la the warmest weather for any length of time. A large eupply of ready made COPFlNBof all sixes and qualities, always on hand. ithroods, Carriages, Hearses, and every other article furnished of the best quality A share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited. mar?4-tt BARCLAY'S NEW DICTIONARY, con taining an epKome of History. Biography, and the useful Sciences. ferguson je 90- next to Lammond, 480 7th st. TO ALL THA T VALUE THEIR SIGHT /Itobias? 5 * W1?81;? T? ca^l the attention ?" to all that suffer with defective night, caused by age, sickness, and particalarly fr?m Soi^ir,ilKvLl0u#1y elected, to his superior SPECTACLES and CLASSES carefully ground by himself to a true sp: erlcal accuracy, and brtl ? ?i ?ulted precisely and benefi cially to the wearer according to the concavity or convexity of the eye. Very iiumarous a e the 111 f?*cts caused to the precious organ of sight from the commencement of using glasses In not being precisely suited, by the use or an O/ tometer: ana the practice of many years enables him to mess are the focal disease of the eyes, and each glass w that are absolately reaulred will by furnished with precision and aati?factlon. JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very libe ral encouragement already obtained, and further solicits the patronage of those that have not yet availed themselves of his aid Persons that cannot conveniently call, by send lng the glasses in use, and state how many inch es they can read this priut with their spectacles, can be supplied with such as will improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to be seen; and ref erences given to many who have derived the greatest.ease and comfort from his glasses. k? had gratis, st his office, No nV,/ r >Ttr ?TRKb,t> doors from Odd Fellows' Hall, rp stairs. at. tv.? Norfolk, September 7, 1?I4. "" Th? Spectacles you made for mi suit verv well, and seem to have improved my sight more than any other I hate lntely tried. LITT. W. TAZEWELL. ' *l*ve tried * pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr. I obias, and tind them of great assistance to my sight and corresponding with hisdescriulon of the focus. I recommend him as a skillful op tlc,an- HENRY A. WISE. . be,n lnducpd v>y a friend to visit the es tablishment of Mr. Tobias for the purpose of try ing b s glasses, I was furnished by blm with a pair slightly colored blue, which have afforded me more relief and gratification than any I have ?V?er *'8^t, originally very good, was Injured by writing and reading at nigbt, fre auently to a very late hour; but with the aid of these glasses I can study almost as late as *ver, and that too without the pain I have previously suttered. JOHN WILSON. Late Commissioner Gen'l Land Office. December 11, it55. I bave usM Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleasure In say lng that I am much pleased with them I have been much benefitted by them May 5th, 1856. GEOR. P. SCAR BU UGH. I was recommended to Mr. John Tobias as a skillful optician ; ard as I have eyes of remark able peculiarity, I was gratified to find that Mr Tobias seemed to comprehend them hy Inspec tion and some slight measurement, and he has made me a pair of Spectacles that suits me ad mirably. July II, 1856. A. P. BUTLER. r N. C., Jan.27, 1854 th?t??, : r ^ir?I am bappy to say \.he Spec.tac.lea w,llch 1 obtainedfrom you last iTT6! *ie 8at,8fa' tory. From an lnequal I y *1 l^e visual range of my eyes, 1 have hereto found great difficulty In getting glasses of the proper focal distance It affords me pleasure to state that, by the aid of your optometer, this diffi culty has been happily obviated so that the glasses you furnished me are decidedly the best adapted ?JT^y *ves of any I have ever yet used. Very respectfully, yours, R. 11 DRANK, Rector of St James' Pa.ish DarARTMiJfT or Interior. May7, 1555. t rom natural defects and the unequal range of my eyes, 1 have been compelled to use glasses for several years. I itave tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfe tly fitted to my eyes, h our months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, which I have found to serve me perfectly. By the use of his optometer he is enab.ed to adapt Glasses minutely to the eye I most cheerfully recommend Mr Tobias to all having occasion to use glasses and bear my testi mony as to his skill as an optician. HENRY E. BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warrants. P- S.?OPERA GLASSES of great variety, TELESCOPES A MICROSCOPES, WATCH . GLASSES, and many other articles In this line at very low prices constantly on hard, jy 18-ly SI ^ "OOV*R,# BODT, SHOE, and TRUNK EST A B LISHMENT? I hav? on hand the largest and most extensive assort ment o' Gentlemens' and Ladles'Sole I.eath-. er Travling Trunk,Iron! and VVood Framel Packing Trunks, Vail T ces Bonnet Boxes, new style; Carpet ?*gs of ell styles and qualities Also, a general assortment of Ladie* , Gents', Boys', and Misses Shoes, all colors and stilus. All wishing to purchase any of the above articles will find It to their advan tage to examine my stock before purchasing else where Callat 8. p HOOVER 'sf Iron Hall Penn. ave., bet. oth and loth ^ ** streets. NEW NOVEL?MARTINS OF Cro Martin, by Charles Lever; 6'2^ cents. Helen Lincoln, a tale, by Carrie Capron; 75c. History of ti,e American Bible Society, by W. P. Strickland, D D , with an introduction bv Dr. Rice, of Cincinnati: gi.so Just published and for Rale at TAYLOR A MAURY'S jy l-l-tr Bookstore, near ?th street. MEDICAL CARD. D* ? ^HABEAU, GERMAN HOMEO f pathic physic an, has the honor to ofier hi* "clnlty l? iull*Wi*ints of Washington and Ufflce and Residence on I street, No. 188. be tween '20th and 21st streets. , N ? B?Homeophathlc medicines for sale, which the Doctor prepares himself with the greatest care, for * ever and Ague, for Bilous and Bowel complaints, Ac., Ac. m ift-3m MRS. M. E. HAHV KIT, ~" (Sjccrssor TO Jaxrs F. Harvrt, drcrasrd,) UNDERTAKER, B No. 410 Seventh street, bettorsn (f and H, EGS LEAVE TO INFORM THE PUBLIC that she has in her employ the same persons that were formerly< In the establishment, who are fully competent to conduct the Undertaking Business; and that every attention will be given to calls day or night, as heretofore. m 19 6m p * A PI O S.-WE HAVE NOW IN ^ Store the largest and most rellable^wCEatel assortment of PIANOS ever offered Infi I ?T? this city, consisting of every styl? and finish and ra??'?infe prlce 'rom ?150 10 Old Pianos taken In part payment for new. year Fent by even,D?' m?ntb, quarter, or io^l?l;,^l0A<le0u",' (iulUr8; Violins, Viollacel los, r lutes, Accozdeons, Strings, Ac lfTRCmt and Musical Instru ment Establishment In the District, No 30? Pa. EiSti&Si&gLS? ne?'Wa,b jy.1? JOHN F ELLIS. HKA1EDT FOR WARM VVKATHKR. JUST RECEIVED AT THE UNION BOT

tllng Depot, a large supply of that Un.? pwsedloiUc for invaTlds, GINGER WINE. Also XXX Pa.e and Burton s Ales and I'or-l ter of very superior quality, together with aL large assortment of syrup, of aTmost every kind ; all of which, together with our premium Minp ral Waters will te furnished to cf/st^meS la m part of Washing ton or Georgetown. aD^ All orders left at the Depot In Georgetown or with the drivers of our Wagons, will meet with prorrp^attentlon. arnV A SHINN WILLIAM A. BATCHKLOK'S "" LIQUID HAIR DYE CJKILFULLY APPLIED, AND SOLD Whole, p salaand Retailat GIBBS'S Hair Dressing eH tabiistment on Pennsylvaniaavenu- betwo*n <hk an* 10th streeto, and under Willards^ Ho el m V-eo'lin WfR* l>l?H CO V ICR*, round aad oblong all sixes, for sale low by K j??-W 6. FRANCIS, 4M) 7th street J m i UMBRELLAS.?OF PBR1N6 THEM AT great bargains at (jy d-tr) ELLIS'9. EXCURSIONS, &c. GRAND CIVIC f MILITARY EXCURSION THE FOURTH ANNUAL EXCURSION MONTGOMERY GUARDS, TO THE WRITE HOUSE PAVILION, On MONDAY, Aagnst 4th. THE MONTSOMKRY GUARDS beg leave to announce to their friend*, _ _ A Civic and Military, (bat tliey give their Fourth Annual Excursion to the White Home, on MON PAY, Au^mt 4th, 1S53. The first boat will leave Georgetown at ? o'clk a m., vviuhlngton at 9, and the Navy Yard at 9%, and will touch at Alexardrla. and th*nee to the White Hnaw. Returning, will leave at 6 o'clk The second boat will leave Washington at 2o'elk, p.m,and proceed direct to the White House Returning, will leave -it 10 o'clk. The Montgomery Guards pledge themselves to spare no pains to make this Excursion as agret ble as any they have heretofore given .^Refreshments will be provided by an expert fenced caterer. Es, uta's excellent Cotillon Music Is engaged for the occasion Tickets ONE DOLLAR; to be ?ad of the Committee of Arrangements, at the Eldora House, and at the wharf on the day of the excursion. Committer of Arrangements. Capt Key, I.leut Callan, Lieut Kellehan, Quartermaster Maher, Sergt burke, private Molone. jy*-7t FIRST GRAND EXCURSION OF THE FIRST WARD Pioneer Constitutional Association. The members of the pioneer con stltutlonal Association respect- Jl fully announce to their friends or^SSSy* Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, that they will give their first grand excursion to the White House Pavllllon oa WEDNESDAY, July 30th. The Committee of Arrangements pledge themselves that no effnrt will be spared to make this one of the most pleasant Excursions of the season. Scott's Brass and String Band is engaged for occasion The Refreshment department is In the hands of an exRllent caterer The stenraer GEORGE WASHINGTON will leave Georgetown at 3 o'clock, a. m.. Washing ton at 9, Navy Yard at 10.ax.d Alexandria at lU#. The second boat will leave Washington at 2 o'clock p. m , Navy Yard '2%, and Alexandria at 2 The last boat will leave the White House at 11 o'clock, p. m. Tickets?ONE DOLLAR, admltlng a gentle man and ladles?to be had of any of the Commit tee or meml>ers of the association. Committee of Arrang'm'nts. W E Spalding, B Random, W T Dove, K T Wilson, D C l?ee, W Fletcher, W Riggles, A Carrol, WKOreble, R C Booth, J McDermott, S C Mlckum, C. Williams. jy 2'2-fo4t? If O F II A 31 fe KOKFLKT'I NEW AND CHEAP i ADDLE, HARNESS AND TRUNK STORJ, 49V Seventh st , opposite Odd Fellows' Hall. A MESSRS. TOPHAM, $fc^^late of Philadelphia, and MBi ' M S^Wnorflet of this ritv, JUUfr) ? respectfully announce their friends and the public, that they have com menced the Saddling Business at the above stand, where thev will make and keep constantly on hand a large r.nd superior assortment of?Mens', Ladies' and Boys' SADDLES, BRIDLES, MARTINGA LKS.and WHIPS. IIARNESScf every description, both for city and country use. All kinds of TRUNKS, VAL.ISES, and CAR PET BAGS l.adltV SATCHELS, TRAVEL ING BASKETS.and FANCY WORK BOXES. HORSE BLANKETS, COVERS, COLLARS, and HAMES. Horse. Si."Fc, ar.i* Dust BRUSH ES. CARDS, CUKKY-COMBS, SPONGES, Ac.. Ac. All material used will Of. the best thut can be obtained; and both of us having been practical workmen for several years, wo ieel confident that our work cannot be surpassed, either for style or durability By unremitting efforts to elve satis faction we hope to merit, and respectfully solicit, a sbare of public patronap?. Pasticular attention paid to covering Vraaks and repairing all kinds of wvric. Sadale:s" tools ccnrUm'dv ou h, n<S. msv 7?-tf BAJOU'S KID AND OTHER. GLOVES. J NO H 8.MOOT, No. 119 BRID6ESTREET, Georgetown, has received, from NVw-mm York, ladles Baiou's R l D G LO V ES,/|fl\\f) \ white, black sr.d colored; uents. do do ;|llll 1|1U ladles and gents Jaff'ta Mlk and Lisle (Ml1 HF Thread Gloves. Also, a first rate assortment of bleached and brown Cotton Hose, all qualities; bleached, brown and fancv Half Hose; misses and boys' Hose and Half Hose. Particular attention being paid to keeping a good assortment of the very best makes of the above goods, purchasers may depend upon get ting a good aitlcle as cheap as the same quality can be bought elsewhere. at 1-tr JOHN H. BMOOT. REMOVAL. Dr. munson has taken and fitted up the house formerly occupied by Major Robert Keyworth, No. Pennsylvania avenue, and is now ready to fulfil his old engagements and make new ones Dr M Is still mating those beautiful continuous Gum Teeth, called Allen s Patent, for the excel ency of which over all other styles of teeth, many now wearing them In this city, will cheerfully vouch. There is one Dentist la this city who has been infringing the patent, and made a bad Imitation of it, against whom 1 here by caution the public N. B. Whenever a Dentist speaks against Allen's Patent Continuous Gum Teeth, when properly constructed, it is because he is ignorant of the process, incompetent to make the work, or is unwilling to pay !or the patent. Dr M. is now extracting teeth without pain by a new and perfectly safe process. References as in former advertisement. jel6-tf GAUZE MEK1KU AND SILK UNDER SHIRTS AND DR1WEKS. Another and very large supply of Gentlemen's Underdress this day opened, of every variety of size and quality, such as? 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 q iailty and styles. It will be recollected that we buy exclusively for cash, and that we offer the best goods at the lowest and uniform prices, at STEVENS*S in 16?tf Salesroom, Browns' Hotel. H CABAS, WORK CASES, RETTICl'LES, PORTFOLIOS, Ac. UTCHINSON A MUNRO HAVE received direct from the manufactures a fine assortment of the above, embracing many rewand desirable styles, and which they are enabled to sell at greatly reduced prices Also, constantly on hand a large assortment of Porte Monies, Card Cases Portfolios, Writing Cases, Ac HUTCHINSON A MONRO, july5 310 Pa. av., bet. 9th and 10th streets. Bernard gille; an historical Romar.ce, embracing the periods of the Tex as Revolution and the Mexican War, by the Hon Jeremiah Clemens, of Alabama; price one dollar jy22 FRANCE TAYLOR. pistoi?. ClOLT'S AND ALLEN'S REVOLVERS; J Single Barrel Pistols of every size, quality, and price; Percussion Cap.', Shot Poucnes, Pow der Klesks, Gun Wadding, Gun Nipples, Hani mers, Screws, Ram Roa Heads, Gun Worms, Watfd Cutters, Nipple Wrenches, Main Springs, and a good assortment of Gunsmiths' materials, for sale low by E. K. LUNDY, jy 23-tr No. 128 Bridge street, Georgetown. THE SPLENDID SCHOONER JULIA ANNA, Harding master, has arrived and will have quick dispatch for the above port. For freight or passage apply to HARTLEY A BROTHER, Agents, jy 84-4t No. 101 Water street, Georgetown. BLACKBERRY, LAVENDER, AND WILD CHERRY BRANDY, and Lewis Blttlng's celebrated STOMACH BITTERS, for sale by J AS. H. SHEKELL, j?2l-lw 279 F street, corner 13th. EVENING STAR. LOVE SCENE Mr. Popps r.aid bis two hundred sixty-sev cnth visit to Miss Clarissa Cooler the other evening lie fcand her in a rocker, alone in the parlor; stole his arm around her alabas ter neck, and pipped the nectar of her cherry lips?a proceeding there was not the least hnrm in, considering that they had come to an agreement, and were generally reported to be on the high road to matrimony The lady took all quietly?even indifferently, to judge from the lassitude of her attitude in the rocker, her laiy use of her fan, and her exclamation of something between a heigh ho and a ya hum. Cum mon pi aces were disposed of. Then fol lowed a silence, broken only by Mr. Popps slapping at the mosquitees, and Miae Clarissa fanning herself unceasingly. At length Poppa proposed a promenade and ice cream Clarissa declined both, adding : "1 wish to stay at home ; for I have some thing particular to tell you " " Indeed," said Popps; " what is it, dear ?" "You expect our wedding to take place in three weeks, don't you?" 44 To be sure I do!" 44 Well, I am sorry to disappoint you, but I must do it. ? cannot marry"? " Good heavens, Clarissa, what are you saying?" 14 Don't interrupt me. I mean I can't marry i just yet awhile?not for some months to come." 44 Why, Clarissa, what's the meaning of all this ? You gave me your positive promise, and said nothing stood in the way. I am all ready and worried with waiting Why do you put it off, dear?" %i That you wil! have to excuse my telling you. I have a good reason for it?I have thought the matter over well?and my mind is made up Will that satisfy you ?" I Popps mused awhile. Clarissa kept her fan going Finally, Popps spoke. 44 No, Clarissa, it wun't satisfy me. You postpone our wedding, and refuse to tell me why. If you have a reason for it you ought I to let me know it, and maybe it would satisfy ina. But I won't be satisfied without the I reason." " Well, then, you'll have to remain utsat I is (led. I tell yuu I have a reason, aud a good I one?what more do you want?" 44 I see how it is ?I've courted you too long I ?I did'nt strike while iron was hot?you are tired of me, and wish to get rid of me Well, if that is vour wish, go ahead." "Mr. Popps, you re a dunce?you're a fool!" 4 Maybe I am. and maybe I ain't," said Popps, risii.g with bis temper, 44 but this I'll say, Miss Clarissa, if you don't tell me why I you postpone the wedding for a few months, I you may postpone it forever, ho far as I am I concerned. Tell me, Clarissa; else 1 swear I that when I leave this house to-night, I will I never set foot in it aguin !" ! 41 Well, then, you'd bettergo'." 44 Very well Good night. Miss Cooler." | Popps rcached the door, Clarissa followed I him; aBd seeing that he was in earnest, cried I to him to stay. Popps came back. Clarissa I put her head on his shoulder and cried. Popps J melted. Popps spoke first 41 Well, dear, what's the matter?" "Oh, I think you're so unreasonable and I cruel! indeed, indeed, I have a good cause I for putting off oar marriage?but I cannot, 1 I must not tell you what it is. Oh, dear Mr I Popps, do excuse me !" Aud she cried a 1 it | tie more. I "Well, Clarissa, tell me this Do you put I it off to please your father or any cf your re I 1 at ions ? ' 1 4 No?they know nothing of my determina tion. ' ! " Do you put it off on account of anything I concerning me ?** I 44 No." 44 Do you want to go any where, or do any I thing particular, that will keep you from mar rying?" I 44 No " 44 In God's name then, Clarissa, what do I you want ? Why keep me in this suspense'" 44 Oh, Mr Popps, you're so cruel! May I be I ought to tell you the obstacle?butl can't, I indeed I cant!" I 41 Just as you please, Miss Cooler." And I Popps again picked up his bat. 44 Oh. Mr. Popps, pray don't go?don't go I yet awhile !" 44 Then, Miss Clarissa, tell me the obsta cle." I Popps was evidently determined. Clarissa I put her head on his shoulder, laboring under I a strange agitation. Several times she es I sayed to speak. At length she breathed into I his.ear these fearful words : 44 The weather's too hot.'" Popps wilted. When our spirit left he was I advocating a trip to the White Mountains. A Second Angel Gabriel ?Yesterday af ternoon, the innabitauts of the city of Pough keepsie were visited bv a second Angel Ga briel, who, after collecting together in Market street some of the most respectable cititens, prepared to give them a lecture upon free dom, end its rights, lie first introduced him self as the inventor of steamboats and barges, and also stated that most of the publio roads were worked by him, but he merely told this for the good of the community at large Whilst in the middle of the oration, a horse and wagon was quietly driven behind him. a rope produced, and one end tied to a leg of the chair upon which he was standing, and the ether fastened to the wagon; the whip was then applied to the hone, and the inven tor of steamboats and bridge*, and worker of the public roads, was suddenly hurled from his high position to the level of the commu nity at large Green Gooseberry Jam.?We believe green gooseberry jam is not very frequently made for family use, but it is one that we cau rec ommend, especially when the gooseberries aro home-grown, a* thai decreases the expense, and it is essential taat they should be used fresh. To every quarts of gooseberries allow six poun<?a cf a*?fcr ; put into the stew pan half a pou?& <X t.i$ar and enough goose berries to cor#; bottom; keep moving these about until ti-iiVf is juice enough to keep the pan from burning, and continue to add fruit and sugar little by little, still stirring, as it will be more likely to burn than a ripe, juicy fruit. When the whole boils up, let it j continue to do so, slowly but thoroughly, f??r an hour and and a quarter; aud a beautiful, well-keeping preserve is produced ?huii* t Magazine. Power op Instinct?The sluggish sea tur tle loves her home. A huge crcature of this kind was caught by English sailors near the island of Ascension, and burnt a name and date into its upper shell On the way to England it fell sick, and from sheer pity it I was thrown overboard in the English chan I nel. Two years later the same turtle was I captured once more, now quite well near ita old home, A?cension. What strange and in I explicable home sickness carried the slow I heartless creature 4,000 miles back through 144 the ocean where this no track and no high roada?"?Putnam. Curb for Dysentery.?The following is said to be an execellent and almo?t certain remedy for dysentery. Take 16 grains rhubard, 32 grains salts tar tar, 48 grains prepared chalk, A drops oil spearmint, 20 drops laudanum, 2ouucesf?cft water?put iutoa phial, and shake it well be fore using. Dote : For a child from 1 to 4 jears old, one teaapoonful; for a grown per son, one tablespoonful?either three or lour times a day ; each dose to be sweetened with i loaf sugar, and kept in a cool place to preveut ' it from souring THE GREAT ORGAN AT FRTBTJRG. A lady correspondent of the N Y Indepen dent^wriung from Fry burg, . gire? tb? following graphic account of tb? great organ in that place, which has long been considered one of tne most famous of the splendid instru> menta on the continent: As usual in a Dew city. we wandered around in the crooked, up and-down-hill streets of Kryturg, and just at erening went to the eaihedral to bear the great organ. The streets were dusky in the twilight u we walked along, and when we entered the church it was so dark that we could cot distinguish the faces of those that were assembled A man with a lantern met us at the door and took our tick ets, and we passed up the sombre isle towards the altar. Funeral services were to be per formed on the morrow, and a coffin covered with a pall stood on a bier at the upper er.d of the aisle. The white embroidery of a skull and cross bonea shone out strangely in tbo twilight. We were hardly Mated when the organ pealed forth At first it was loo powerful; its fall swell pained the ear and seemed to overwhelm the oathedral. Anon, the sound died away, and a sweet song, as of human voices, rose from the heart of the organ Now the chant swept into the far distance, so that the ear strained in listening, yet still one clear female voice came distinct and tender, sustained by other voices in a harmony, bo faint that it seemed like the anthem of a dis tant angelic choir. Anon it broke forth full and strong as though the singing company bad come to the hither side of some mountain which before kept their voices from us Again it swept away and again returned, the notes so sweet and unearthly that the organist had power, not only over the keys of his instru ment, but over the emotions of his hearers, and moved them to involuntary tears There was a pause : and then the triumphant hal lelujah in the "Messiah" burst from the or gan. The instrument seemed to speak tho words ; the music rolled through the churh in a sea of sound and throbbed and broke against the arches of the roof The whole building seemed to pul?ate, and then agun tho sound died away and al! was still. The sweet notes of a pastoral next arose, ar.l tho pipe of the shepherd called to the Alpine echoes which answered him in tones of irrial melody. Again and again he piped, and again and again the voice replied, till be threw aside nis instrument and shouted to the echo a song of tho mountains which it re turned with the same sweetness and precision It was like standing again in the Alpine pass and bearing the notes shouted close beside us mount far above end cling in wierd, unearth ly and oft-repeated tones around the jagged peaks of the Wettenhorn. Everything about us made the music im pressive; the vast cathedral with its dim col umns and arches, lighted here and there where the pale moonbeams struggled in; the heavy ahadows couching in the distant aisle?, and trembling anear tne organ, where tho faint light of a lamp made the gloom oniy more manifest ; the slow vibrations of tho holy oil, burning before the altar; the still ness of the assembled listeners; crd the deeper stillness and moro utter darkness of the velvet pall whose folds rested motionless on the cold pavement and told of a house where the ligbt of day comes not, where mu sic, whether of gayety or worship, sounds not. where no ear listens where no eye weep-, where no heart throbs in emotion and in life And yet that eloquent hallelujah bursting forth in faith and certainty above this symbol of the grave, aroused the soul to holy enthu siasm and to a rejoiciug cense of Him who is resurrection and the life; and it seemed as it in far-off notes we beard a voice chanting: 441 know that my Redeemer liveth and th.t lie shall stand at the latter day upon the earth; and though after my skin worms de stroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I ace God." Cnoosiso Papbr hugiwcs ?We are in clined to think that it could be predicted that (what may be found from experience) the proprietor of the house will invariably reject any pattern selected and laid before him. Nothing will satisfy but the overhauling of some hundred pieces. 4* Why. sir." said an intelligent paper hanger to an architect, about one of these selections. "I have uoticel over and over again that gentlemen get u bewildered with the lot of patterns that pass before them, that sometimes they end by choosing actually the very worst of the lot Instead of surprise at such a result, it would not be consistent with ascertained facts in physics if it were not so. It has been conclu sively shown by M. Chevreal that the eye. in looking at Color after color, is gradually un dergoing change, so that the character ot eaeh color is altered; in short, the color is vitiated. An analogous result is unquestionably pro duced in form and proportion; indeed, the recognition of it constitutes the wh<>lu art of design. Marriage ?44 Marr.age is the mother of the world; it preserves nations, fills the citics and churche?, and peoples heavens. An un married man. like a fly in the heart of a sweet apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but alone and cannot enj >y it for want of com any " Marriage, like the industrious bee, uilds houses, forms societies and republics, sends out ooloLics, and blesses the world. It is one of tho good institutions which God at first gave us Even in Eden it was not good far man to be alone. Man was too complete, as at first mado, to be entirely happy. He was independent without having any depend ing upon bim He was not to be happy with out having some other to care for, so the Lord God took from him one of his own ribs, and out of it made him a wife. Thus it needs a wife to restore man to completeness as such, and more especially to complete his happiness by having a wife to depend on him. A Dutchman had made a handsome fortune in Philadelphia by sellirg milk, lie started for Hollana, hi? home, with two bag' of gold pieces. When on shipboard he counted one bag of his dear treasure. A mischievous monkey chanced to watch his operations. As soon as the counted bag had been replaced and tied up, Jocko seiied it, and soon found his way to the masthead He opened the hac, and after eyeing the brilliant gold, proceeded to drop one piece on the deck and another in the water, until lie had empted the bag. Wben he had finished, the Dutchman threw up his arms, exclaiming : 44 Pie jinkos, he must to de dyvel, for vat come from the vater he dors gibe to de vater. and vat come from de milk he does gibe to me." Bees a.md Quail ?Two remarkable facts are to be noted in respect to the advancemei.t of the whites. The first is that the quail, un known to the Indian, makes its fir?t appear ance?from whence no uiau kpows?when the white mm plows aud plants his fields, afford ing an abundance of delicious food to the pio neers The second fact is, the honey bee is not found in the country while in the powc* ?ion of the Indians. It keeps just in advance of the advancing wave of civilization When the Indians see swarms of these new visitors, their wise men sadly acknowledge that it is time for them to abandon their pleasant hunt ing grounds and the graves of their father-, and seek new homes. Distinct aid Satisfactory?" llnnse where were you born?" 4,On de Halderbar rack " 44What always?" 4'Yaw?and pe fore too " 4lHow old arc you. then '" "Vy, when the old school was pilt I vas two weeks more nor t year, That is painted ret as you g ? home mit your back penind you, on do rite hand side, py de plack^-hnnt s sb -p, vh it shtands where it whs psrnt down next year will pe two weeks "