Newspaper of Evening Star, August 19, 1856, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 19, 1856 Page 2
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KVENING STAR. was hixg t oft c it j;. TlUUAl AifMt 19, 1S46. Advertisement* should be handed in ky 12 o'clock, m., otherwise they may not appear until the ne?it day. SPIRIT OF TH* MOE1INO P&K8I The Inttlltgrnctr discusses the train of cir cumstances leading to the termination of the session yesterday without providing for the cost of the Armj of the United States for the next fiscal year. The editor pays : 44 It ia the first time in our history that such a thing haa happened, end in permitting it to happen now Congress has incurred a very we ghty responsibility. We shall aa aoon as poesible publish the able debate on the sub ject, that both aides may be heard, and the public be enabled to form Its own judgment aa to which of the two Houses the blame of the failure should rest upon The loss of the bill must occasion great embarrassment to the Executive, for the appropriations amounted to some twelve millions of dollars, and how sup J>liee are to be provided without authority of aw we cannot imagine. The army cannot be disbanded, and yet without money cannot long be kept together. Wo greatly regret that the difficulty was not forseen early enough to have given time for a short extension of the session, as was attempted by the Senate, but too late. A little time more, we cannot doubt, would have brought the two Houses to such an agree ment as would have passed the bill. But the inexorable hour of twelve arrived before the proposition could receive the sanction of the other House, and the session was ended. The editor falls into grave and important errors in this statement of the circumstances involving the loss of the bill. Thus it was clearly 14 foreseen early enough to have given time for a shoit extension of the session." M ore than a majority of the House voted to suspend the rules to that end. But the Re publican patty managers, who bad decreed the defeat of the appropriation bill to keep up the excitement in the Northern popular mind by insisting on the yeas and nays, first on the motion to suspend the rules to admit a resolu tion to extend the session for two hours, and then on the question of concurring in the Senate's resolution so extending the session, brought the House to a moment of time, (12 m. by their clock) when the Speaker sym pathising with their revolutionary purpose, might seem to the uninitiated to have an ex* cuse for usurping authority to terminate the session by his simple fiat?which in such a case was really of no more legally binding force than that? f the humblest member on the floor as we explain elsewhere to-day. The Vmon says of the circumstances obli ging the President to call an extra session of Congress, with great force and justice, indeed : 44 It will be seen from the foregoing procla mation that the President has felt it to be his duty, in view of the failure of Congress to make the necessary appropriations for the army, to convene Congress to meet again on Thursday next. No one who thinks of the disastrous consequences of disbanding the army under existing circumstances can fail to see the necessity for this measure. The con stitution imposes upon the President the solemn duty of seeing that the laws are executed, and to this end provides him with a military force for the common defence and security of the country. But Congress has failed to provide the means of supporting the men who compose the army. The constitution does, however, authorise the President, on extraordinary oc casions. to convene Congress; and as this is the only remedy in his hands for securing the means of maintaining the army, and, through that branch of the service, of preventing dis astrous consequences, he has promptly and wisely resorted to it. "A resort to this extraordinary remedy has been forced upon the Executive by the per sistans of a portion of one House of Congress in a measure whicn we have again and again characterised as factious and revolutionary. It has been persisted in with a full knowledge that it would defeat all appropriations for the atmy. and thus leave the public peace unpro tected, or of requiring an extra session of Congress The revolutionary measure had no legitimate connection with an appropria tion bill. The two Houses agreed on the ap propriation bill proper, but the House insisted on annexing an unusual and unconstitutional cocditi^n to the bill, and persisted in it until, finally, a factious minority resorted to the means of defeating the bill which we detail in another article. "We have now a practical illustration of the spirit which actuates the Republican leaders. It can no longer be question i that they are resolved to rule or to ruin the government. It is net necessary to conjecture whether the same spirit will not produce the same result at the extra session That is a matter lor Congress. The President has his duties to perform under the constitution, and he has resorted to the only power that he possesses to 6ee the laws executed and the peace of the country preserved. If the House of Repre sentatives chocse to persevere in their effort to coerce the Senate and the President, and by that means prevent the execution of the laws and the maintenance of peaco, the responsi ble W,1J Whcr? il PrrP?Iy belongs The President has done his duty ; the Senate has done its duty, end will do it again; the House has taken one perilous step in revolu tion, and it remains to be seen whether it will be repeated ." PERSONAL. .... Lieut. Mixwell Woodhull, U. S. N., Rev R J Richards. Rev Jose Vasques, Mr and Mrs. David Leavitt, and Mr ind Mrs. Rodnca, are among the passengers from Liver pool per Baltic. .... ^ na- A. Pratt,of Richmond, is in Lon don, exhibing the painting of the " School of Athens, mtended for the University of Vir gil'* accompanied by lectures from himself. The London Herald says the lecturer received a liberal round of applause." . ... Luch Stone recently made a speech, in HSU.* that ,h. election of -omen a. ,.i| ? Congresswould improvo the character of that body We suspect that the habit of .... The John Bull says : 14 Of cur own posi tive knowledge in the London residence of Mr. Matthews, the comedian, which is closely barricaded against hostile creditors, his rifted wife lies in a slpte which leaves very little hope of her recovery." ? Crampton, the late British Minis fa i. 71 States, is now on a visit to He will r?- J'P Crampton. in Dublin, le will, it i- gtated. be employed in a diolo oMhe^ ear" ^ th? contiDent the close wealtUMt'oMhn'h shrewdest and jr.?rs of .*e?that ho ha? ne'vlr f a railroad car, a steamboat or ? L foot \n and that he has never been ? ington as the city of Baltimore ? m h" ? ??? The Churchman warmiv . city rectors of faehionable churcheT who" ?f into the country at this sea.^n of th^l^ , leaving their parishes to take care of them ' je'vee-^heep without a shepherd " If the fashionables of the congregations must uo to the watering places let them, but that is no reaeon why the clergy should follow them to e neglect of the unfashionable poor, the unfashionable lick. nlav-'.^** lMt b"trd from' th? ^ aadM?**!* ecetacies respecting re-enira*ed *, Williams, who had been .M'Hi'i,. Th? ? w a protracted season nf Haymarket, after nights Sir Wm D^ |.ui* ?^ "d ft1 at Manchester, in ' TJiu/."?1? ! hit cidedly as "Aminadab S|*ek' " Thl*tlfd ?*" ral and operatic season, were ^nl. quite a number of eminent yocali.ti ? pr.p.riog tod.part hr Amori' WA1HIHGT0F K1W8 AHD GOSSIP ? How it Tti Done ?The following is the olauW inserted in the anny.ppropri.tion bill by the Republican party and the o ern Fillmore men acting with them, w c the failure to enact the so necewary measure : " Provided, hovwer, and it is hereby de clared, that no part of the the United States for ^he support of which appropriations are made by this act shall be employed in aid of the enforcement of any en actment of the body claiming to be the terri torial legislature of Kansas, until such enact ment* shall have been affirmed and approved by Congress : but this proviso shall not be so construed as to prevent the President from employing an adequate military force ; but it shall bo his duty to employ suoh force to pre vent the invasion of said Territory bj armed bands of non-residents, acting or claiming to act as a posse comitatus of any officer in said Territory in the enforcement of any such en actment, and to protect the persons and prop erty therein, and upon the national highways leading to said Territory, from all unlawful searches and seitures ; and it shall be his fur ther duty to take efficient measures to compel the return of and withhold all arms of the United States distributed in or to said Terri tory in pursuanoe of any law authorising the distribution of arms to the States and Terri tories." ' Three Committees of Conference reported upon the disagreement of the two Houses with reference to it?the House insisting on contin uing it in the bill, and the Senate insisting that it involved unconstitutional action on the part of Congress, and was, indeed, wholly out of place in a general appropriation bill. The last Committee of Conference upon it reported the Senate as early as 10J a. m , recom mending the body (Senate) to insist on striking out the above provision. The Senate, after able debate, did insist, and so notified -the House. In the House, it was moved to insist, and the question being put, a majority voted in the negative. At that moment it wanted half an hour of 12 m. It was manifested clearly by that vote that a majority were ready to recede. Mr. Millson, to save the bill, which could not otherwise have been accomplished, moved to extend the session two hours. Then fol lowed factious motions and votes on the part of the Republicans, as well as a factious ruling on the part of the Speaker, that the onsideration of Mr. Millaon's motion or reso lution required a two-third vote?which were all designed to kill time. A few more than a third of the House-all Republican mem bers?voted against considering the resolution of extension. While the vote in the House last above re ferred to was being taken by yeas and nays, the Senate passed a resolution extending the session two hours, and at five minutes before 12 m. it was taken up by the House. When the hands of the House clock arrived at 12 m. the Speaker arose to arrest the Clerk in call ing the yeas and nays that had been moved and ordered by the Republicans to defeat the consideration of the Senate's resolution. Here Mr. Millson rose to a point of order, and made his call on the attention of the Speaker heard by all in the hall, though the Speaker himself disregarded it and instantly pronounced the House adjourned sine die. Mr Millson's point of order, we learn, would have been, that as the Senate had rescinded thefadjourning resolution, and the House was engnged in considering whether it would also rescind, it was not competent for the Speaker to interpose arbitrarily to arrest the progess of the vote, Thus was the revolutionary policy of the majority of the House commenced in the adoption of the proviso presented above, con sumated by the Speaker and his managing political friends. % Oregon.?It will be seen that the President in his proclamation points at the existing state of affairs in Oregon. In the whole his tory of civilization we question whether the indifference manifested by the present Con gress to the sufferings of the people in Oregon and the prospective dangers surrounding them, has been paralleled by the authorities of any nation having within their reaeh the means, as the American Congress have, of promptly giving the necessary relief and assuring to the menaced safety for the future. W e have nar rowly watched the bearing as well as the im mediate action of tho House upon the affairs of Oregon throughout the protracted session that terminated yesterday, and it has really seemed to us as though cach suocecding sue .cess of the Indians over the whites, as it was reported at this point, seemed to render them (tho House) more callous to the demands of coinmcn humanity. In their utter indifference to their duty with reference to the existing State of affairs in Oregon, appeared to us that instead of tak ing common sense views of what might be in cumbent on them in the premises, they seemed day by day to bo more anxious to ignore the existence of persons in that far-off region who are as clearly entitled to the solicitous care of the General Government, as any citizen of any Atlantic State. The wailings of one runaway negro doubtless went nearer to the heart of the Republican party majority, or, rather plurality of tho body, than the cries of the remnants of the massacred settlements of the far off Territory. This fact illustrates most forcibly the dangerous tendency of the pres ent condition of American politics. Commodore Forrcat ?On the 15th inst. Com* modore Valette succeeded Commodore French Forrest in command of the Washington Navy Yard, tho latter having been ordered to the command of the United States squadron on the coast of Brazil, as we announced some weeks since. Ere he retired from his late command, the following correspondence, highly complimentary to him, passed between Com modore F. and the civil officers employed in the Washington Navy Yard, wherein the for mer acted virtually as a committee on the part of the fifteen or sixteen hundred of our fellow citizens employed by the Government in that establishment: Navy Yard, Washington, ) August 15, 1856. ) Sir : Understanding that you are about to retire from the command of this Yard, to as sume more important duties on a foreign sta tion, the undersigned, who have been so inti mately associated with you on duty here, can not permit the opportunity to pass without ex pressing the high estimation they entertain [?'7?U " ??c*r and a gentleman. Wish to^our f*m *ani Sruise> and bappj return join, 7 and friend,> ?? "???&> truly L. M Poo*, jso. p Do * F. McNrrhant, Prancis Barry n?MArDBARRY' J Wals?> 1) MrCo*B, Jro. Shoo;, <Jao. Hkrrold, Edw'd Foster Edward Evars. ' Coram dore P. Forrsst. Commandant's Office, i Washington Navt Yard, Aug 18. } Gbstlrmbn : I take much pleasure in ac knowledging the receipt of your letter of yes terday's date, and while I appreciate, as I ought, the kind expressions it contains toward me, let me tssare you that I shall carry with me the remembrance of the able and efficient cooperation I have experienced at your hands in tho fulfillment of the general duties of the i ard connected with jour several departments, for which service, gentlemen, be pleaded to accept my thanks ani acknowledgments. I had hoped to have remained in command here until the improvements recommended by me could be completed, not the least import ant of which was the purchase of some adja cent land for the enlargement of the Yard But my official duties call me hence; I am soon to be engaged on foreign service, and let me bo where I may it will ever be a source of pleasure to me to revert to the harmoneous and kind feeling which has been so uninter rupted between us. Accept, gentlemen, assurances of my high regard and esteem, with best wishes for your health and happiness. F. Forbest. To Messrs. Poox, Sanokr. McNkrhahv, and other civil officers of the Navy Yard. It has been long indeed since a more popu lar commander graced that station. Born and reared in this immediate vicinity, Commodore Forrest is more nearly identified with the civilians who were under him in the Wash ington Navy Yard than any other officer of his grade in the United States naval service. It is not remarkable, therefore, that being a gentleman of great urbanity and infinite tact, the employees there part with him with great regret, rigid disciplinarian though he is. The Speaker Revolutionising ? Hundreds in the House Hall yesterday were struck with the eagerness displayed by Speaker Banks to carry out the purpose of tho Republican par ty leaders of bringing the session to an end without the enactment of the Army Appropri ation bill, with or without their Republican party proviso. His assumption of authority te declare tho session at an end was a gross and palpable usurpation. That was the func tion of the House only, who alone had au thority to doclare that tho time for it had arrived. It was bis business only to an nounce that 12 m. had arrived by the clock of tho House, and it was the business of the House to determine whether they would then adjourn, or continue in session to any hour of the day. It . has repeatedly been decided that the adoption of a resolution fixing a particular hour of a day for the termination of a session involves no legal obligation to adjourn atthat hour of the particular day, and that the House (considering the subject) alone has tho power to determine at what precise moment of the particular day they will adjourn. The elabo rate speech of John Quincy Adams upon this particular point is regarded as standard au thority upon it by all parliamentarians, and is in direct and glaring contradiction to the usurpation of Speaker Banks to which we re fer above. In the Senate, Mr. Vice-President Bright, who was not administering the functions of bis position for political ends, usurped no such authority. He awaited a vote of the Senate that they were ready to adjourn somo time after the hands of the clook in their chamber signified that 12 m. had arrived ; and then he adjourned the Senate only after the announce ment that the House had dispersed under the revolutionary order to that end fulminated by Speaker Banks. The United States War Brig Bainbridge. Some of the newspapers having intimated fears of the loss of this ship, we have great pleasure in announcing her return to Montevideo on the 12th of June last, from her cruise to the Straits of Magellan, on which she set out in March last. Her errand was to relieve the crew of the American ship Manchester, wrecked in those Straits. On arriving at the scene of her disaster it was found that the only two survi vors of the Manchester's crew had been res cued by another ship. The Bainbridge, how ever, was so fortunate as to rescue the crew of the ship Western Bride, of Liverpool, Eng land, from the Chincha Islands, bound for Queenstown, Ireland, with a cargo of guano, also wrecked in the same Straits, and carried them-thirty-one souls in all?to Montovide<. All were well on the Bainbridge. Terribly Disappointed.?The Republican party members were furious last night over the President's proclamation calling Congress to meet on the day after to-morrow. The law had been over-ridden to compass their ends of defeating the army appropriation bill in order to keep up the excitement about Kansas until after tho first Monday in No vember. They trembled in their shoes least the country might comprehend their purpose of setting constitution, law, and every thing else at defiance that should be regarded in order to effect a political objeot. On hearing of tho proclamation thoy comprehended at once that they had caught themselves only in their trap, and were thereupon very indignant indeed. Ere midnight many others were curs ing the folly of the counsels under which they havo been trying of late to revolutionise. Appointments Confirmed by the Sen*te. John F. Miller, agent for the Indians in Oregon. Robert B. Metcalf, agent for the Indians in Oregon. John J. Gage, receiver of public moneys at Orenada, Miss. William N. Whitehurst, rocsiver of public moneys at Washington, Miss James Ray, receiver of publio moneys at Opelousas, La. Charlos E. Flandraw, agent for the Sioux in Mississippi. I'eter C. Rust, receiver of publw moneys at Marysville, California. [ 8. Oarfield, receiver of puWie moneys at Olympia, Oregon. Illinois.?Extract from a letter from an i^ntelhgentgentleman, dated Bellvill*, August , Pro?pecta i? southern Illinois are ex counties tha * * namo ?om* l 7h,ch have ^en can vassed by Logan, Snyder, and, that will beyond any sort of doubt average more than one thousand maiority each forBu chanan and Brevkmridge. Our oldest and b est ex Penned friends tell us that the majoi ity for our wLt;toi ttcjcet in this section of th?\) State will reach nearly if not quite 25,000. Wil l,^a Franklin Perry,4johng0n, kson, ( nifco, Pulaski, Alexander, and HardL i will be almost unanimous. The opposition of all sorts and shades will not average fiftv vot es in any of these counties. Therf was I ,n iVu meeting in Jefferson on Friday last and on t of ??r 2 000 voter* on tb. j,rouVd ' i ?I m ?%'!? frem01" ? Fiitaar. man. If tho Middle does its datv wenha.1! have nothing to fear from the "North " but even we are gaining thousands'every The Proclamation.?The President's call on the two Houses of Congress to reassemble on Thursday next, to do that which they left undone in the matter of providing for the de fence of the eountry, will be found in our ad vertising columns this afternoon. It was is sue. l an hour after we commenced working off yesterday ', edition of the Star. We stopped the press to announce the fact. It *11 there- | fore mentioned only in a portion of our issue of yesterday. Resignation of Amy Officers?The resig nation of Brevet M?jor Hamilton W. Merrill, captain second dragoons, has been accepted by the President?to take effect Feb. 28, 1857. The resignation of Second Lieut. Henry A. Sargent, 9eoond infantry, has been accepted by the President?to take effect Sept. 30,1856. Not Acted On.?We hear, accidentally, to day, that the Senate failed to act on the President'! nomination of Daniel Ratcliffe, Esq , of this city, to be Assistant Solicitor of the Treasury, ere the termination of the ses sion^ Ratified.?The Senate, on Saturday or Monday last, ratified the reeently made treaty with the Creek Indians. lh? Current Operation* of th? Treasury De> artment.?On Saturday, 16th of August, there were qf Treasury warrants entered on the books of the Department? For the Treasury Department. ?? $1,915 12 For the Interior Department 8,299 33 For Customs 3,030 00 War warrants received and en tered... 36,387 59 From miscellaneous sources.....* 1,975 22 On account of the Navy 81,649 00 Monday, August 18. For the Treasury Department... 92,274 69 For the Interior Department .... 20.867 98 For Customs 17,203 40 War warrants received and en tered 681 80 War repay warrantsreceived and entered. 981 43 From miscellaneous sources 2,250 00 OFFICIAL. By the President of the United States of America. A PROCLAMATION. Whkrbas, whilst hostilities exist with va rious Indian tribes on the remote frontiers of the United States, and whilst in other respec'8 the public peace is seriously threatened, Con gress has adjourned without granting necessa ry supplies for the Army, depriving the Execu tive of the power to perform his duty in re lation to the common defence and security, and an extraordinary occasion has thus arisen for assembling the two Houses of Congress : I do therefore, by this my proclamation, con vene the said Houses to meet at the Capitol, in the city of Wrshington, on Thursday, the 21st day of August, instant; hereby requir ing the respective Senators and Represent*,

tires then and there to assemble, to consult and determine on such measures as the state of the Union may seem to require. In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the United States to be here [l 8. | unto affixed and signed the same with my hand. Done at the city of Washington, '.the 18th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and the independence of the United States the eighty first. Fraskli* Pierce. By order: W. L Marct, Secretary of State. >THE LADIES OF MOUNT ZION Church Intend giving. In the woods of Evan Lyons, Esq., a GRAND DINNER, on MONDAY, An^uit 25th, at 3o'clock p m The proceeds are to be applied to the liquidation of the debt contracted in rebuilding said Church. No pains will be spared by the Managers to make it a time of real enjoyment, and we hope our col ored friends geneiitlly will accompany us on the occasion. If the day should prove unfavorable it will come oft" the next day. au 19-eoU; ATTENTION, SCOTT GUARDS?You art-hereby requested to attend a mtetlng and drill of the Company on WEDNES DAY EVENING, the 20th instant, at 7% o'clock precisely. Punctual atten iance Is earnestly requested as business of great Importance will be laid before the meeting. Dy order of the Commanding Officer: au 19-2t T. WITHERS, 1st Sgt. -.THE BUCHANAN AND BRECKIN ? rldee Club of Georgetown will meet on everyTUESDAY EVENING, at7% o'clock, at Forrest Hall. All persons over 17 years of age, who wish to join are Invited to attend. JOHN W. DAWSON, Pres. JAMES A. WHITE, S<?c. au 19 2t? ISLAND HALL ?AN ADJOURNED meeting of tue stockholders of Island Hall wiU be held In the haUon TUESDAY EVE NING next, the 19th Instant, at 6 o'clock. It Is desirable ail of the atcckho'ders should be pres ent, as matters of importance will be laid before them. By order: P M. PEARSON, Sec. Beard Trus. aul#-3t* (Organ) ATTENTION ! YOUNG JACKSON DEMOCRATIC ASSOCIATION ? The regular semi-monthly meeting will be ht-ld on TUESDAY EVENING, August 19th, at 8 o'clock, at the hall, south side Pa. avenue, be tween 9th and 10th streets. Full attendance Is desired as distinguished speakers have been re quested to attend. All friends of the cause are cordially Invited. By order: B A. JAMISON,Pres. B. R. RIORDAN, Rec Sec au lfl-3t? ^NOTICE ?THE SUBSCRIBER begs leave to call the attention of the public to his stock of GLASS and (QUEENSWARE before purchailng elsewhere, as by so doing they will save from 14 to 25 per cent. Toilet ami Dinner Sets lower than the lowest at 309 Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets. Je9-flra JOHN McDEVITT. ?un toe -EC OLD HAMS! OLD HANS ! WE HAVE RECEIVED A LOT OF MAG nolla Hams two years old. a rare aad very scarce article. KING A BURCHELL, au 19 cor. Vermont ave.,and 1 street. PRESERVING SUGAR, Ice. Double refined loaf, crushed. Granulated and powdered, Soft Crushed ana YeUow, with prime and common Porto Rico and New Orleans Sugars. A'l nt lowest prices, by KING A BURCHLL, au 19 corner of Vt. ave., and I street. STRAYED AWAY OR STOLEN?On the i2th Instant, a small white BuffUoi COW, with small red spots over her' neck, with rod ears. A reward of five' dollars will be paid to any one who will deliver the cow to the corner of 6th and P streets, au 19-tt* GEORGETOW N CLASSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL ACADEMY. THE DUTIES OF THIS INSTITUTION will be resumed on Mondav, September 1st V. A. BOWEN, aul0-eod2w Principal. EMERSON INSTITUTE, H street, between 12f* and 13tA streets. SELECT CLASSICAL A MATHEMATICAL SCHOOL FOR BOYS. The exercises of this institute will be resumed on Monday, September 1st. Ttofough Instructions will be given in the vari ous branches of an English and Classical Educa tion. The number of pupils Is limited. Students prepared to enter College, and those especially who wish to qualify themselves for admission into advanced classes, will have the benefit of a particular and careful training. Terms per quarter, for the English branches $12,50: for the full course, fl5. For further particulars address au 19-tf CHARLES B. YOUNG, Prln. ST. JOHN'S At/bEMT, No. 67 South Royal street, corner of Duke, ALEXANDRIA, VA. THE EIGHTEENTH SESSION WILL commence on the 1st of September, and con clude with the usual public exercises about the 1st of July following. The course of study embraces the Greek, Latin, French and English languages, Mathematics, Natural Science, Ac., Ac. Time*. B* ^ard and Tuition per session often months,pay a ble semi annually In advance S125,00 Tul tlon per quarter of 11 weeks 5,00 Ai 'Clent Languages, Stationery, Ac , form extra chart to all who are not entered for the seesion. Foi further particulars see circular, which can l? had ?n application to RICHARD L. CARNE.Jr au 19^ *o3t Principal 0 MR. BTSHNELI 'S SCHOOL, N*. 411 T irteentk street, luttceen Fund O its. rlK DUTIES OF THIS SCHOOL WILL be resumed on the first Monday la September, rhe course of InatroetloD evbruei ill the brtach ;? of a corop'ete academical adoration The number of pupils is limited to so many an san be carefully aad thoroughly taught by the Principal himself, aided aaly In the department it Modern Languages For circulars apply at the school-room an l?-w3w OBiVD EXCURSION roa TH? aaaariT or St. Mary's Church, ALEXANDRIA, fA. N THURSDAY NEXT, AUGUST Mat, In the Steamer Thomas Col Iyer, r fA " to the W bite Hoase. tti3R Boat leaves Washington at 8 a m.; Alexandria it 9 a. m and t p m. Returning, leave White House for Alexandria at 6 p m , and for Alexan dria and Washington at 10 p. m Dinner, Supper, Ac., at city prices, aad good Music engaged for the trips. Tickets to be had at R H. Sfabler's, 166 Slag street; S Wools'. 113 Queen street; H Jacobs^ 6*2 Prince street: and A Moran's, 06 ling street, Alexandria w. A. Keanedy's, Waihiagtan; and J. L. KldwelTs, High at.. Georgetown. Prices: For a lady and gentleman. or gentle man only, fl; for a lady only, SO cents; for chlkl or servant 2Se?nta. Exerutxte Commttfe. Harrison Jacobs, A Moraa, John T. Hill an 19_W GRAND EXCURSION OF Central Lodge, No. 1, L 0.0. F. The members of this lodge tare pleasure la announcing to the citizens of Washington and vlcla-i ity, that they have chartered the swift slearner GEOKGK WASHINGTON,and will give their FIRST EXCURSION U> the WHITE HOUSE PAVILION, on MONDAY* Angast 2*tB, 1846. . . The members of this Lodge pledge themselves that no pains or expense will be spared to sake tills th* Excursion of the season, and that exertion will be made to render the tripsgreeeble to all who may honor them with their company The Boat will leave her wharf at 8K o'clock; Navy Yard at 9; Alexandria at 9* ? aecond Boat at a o'clock. Returning, first boat will leave the Pavilion at 5 o'clock, and the second boat at <?innibuses will be in readiness at the corner of 7th and L streets, and Nineteenth street and Penn sylvania avenue, to convey passengers to the boat, and also to convey passengers on their return to Georgetown and the Navy Yard No Liquor will be allowed on board the Boat or at the Pavilion. Dinner and Supper will be furaished by an ex perienced caterer at city prices. A Bath House has been fitted up at the Pavll ion. and is in charge of an experienced chamber maid. for the accommodation of the ladles Ksputa's Band has been engaged for the occa sion. Tickets ONE DOLLAR?admitting a gentle man and two ladies; to be had at the principal Drug Stoies. at the Boat, or of any of the Com mittee of Arrangements. Committee of Arrangements A J Borland, J T Walker, J H McCheaney G Sylvester, J Boyd, W S Hlltz, N H Topping, R Barneclo, Wm Scott. an 19-TTh*83t VOCAL INSTRUCTION. MB. F. NICHOLLS CROUCH, COMPOSER AND SINGING MASTER. AT THE INSTANCE AND RECO.MMKN datiou of leveral of his influential friends, has determined to establish himself at the elty of Washington, as a VOCALIST and SINGING MASTER His reputation in these branches, as well as composer of many of the most popular tongs, such as "Kathleen Mavonrneen," *'Der mot Astore," Ac . he trusts, will entitle him to the patronage of tne community. He will be glad to take charge of a limited number of Private Scholars, and proposes open ing a Musical Vocal Academy on the 16th Sep tembernext, for the development and study of singing in classes, commencing from the ele mentary principles up to the accomplished sing er. His circulars will be pre; ared as soon as pos sible, and. in the meantime, he would suggest that early application be made either for private or class tuition, at Mr Richard Davis's, or at George Hllhus's Music Store, Pennsylvania ave nue, who will give every necessary information, and where Mr CROUCH'S latest comDosltolns can be seen. an 19-eolm LIST OF UNCLAIMED PACKAGES Remaining in the office of the Adams' Express Company, Pennsylvania avenue, Washington, D. C , which, If not called for cn or before 12th September next, will be sold at public auction In Baltimore to pay chargea: Adams, T O Lowe, 8 A Ackerman, C Littleton, J K Bond. G W Loo in Is, 8 Blrdsell. A Lowber, B Barchus, Tton Lyman, C D Brum well. M Levi. H Batnett, E Lundy, E K Bowie, D II Loveless, B Birch. S C Lfccouise. Mona Burton, E L Laurie, E Biown, Rev G I^ovltte, T A Birch, W Long, J 8 Baldwin, ii Metropolitan M Inst Brady, B H Maynard. R E Boteler, S Miller. T Bailey, J Mitchell, Col D D Bowie, J O Maury, Miss Brown, A H Mills, J Bart. L Morten, J H Bartholomew, J Meade, C T Baylor, C G Mitchell, Col D D Bennv, J J Matuska, J A Brown, H S Mobley, i H Ball man, J VV Marsh, J F Buck, J A Martin, C Brown, M W,care> Miller, T Brewer, M H J Miles, O Browns Hotel Meirno.B Burgan, P Meeker, G Boone, J B McGwire, J Brcket, C M Mehaffy, W R Brush, F Mobley, C W Bowie, K J Martini, J L Comd't Navy Yard .Moffltt, D CbiistiaaA Claakey MyseU, J G Carlisle, J Manning, Cath'n Cox, F L McHugb, Mrs Cary, J H Mardlts, J Chapman. W Myers, T Cock, J B Ma**ey, G T Cory, Dr Maloney, M J Ca*ey, J N Miller, E F Carter, J Marshall. W Cantln, J J C Martin, J Chew, B W Miller J J Co einan, H Marsh, G W Cory re, 8 N orris, B B Derby, R C Nor boy 8, Mrs DeCamp, J L Nimmo, J T Dodd, J B Oshorn, J W Douglass, S E Ogden. M L Dabigreen, C A Ofiutt, H J De Leon, T Publisher City Directory Duer, Lt J Parker, 8 Du Bois. Mons ? Porter, R Evans, Mrs E Paru'ter, P ERG Phe ps, D T Fanner, M J Plan, H Frasb, D Pinny, Miss A Furse, J Pearson, W 6 Franciser, T Reading, J R Frenoh, E B Reynolds, J C French, J Republican Aaaoclatlon Farley, Miss Rbees. W F Fralev, Miss L Rlngcld, T Goslin, Ann Rodger* Mrs C Griffith, J C Ringgold, C Gregson, John Sangstock, Chaa Garder, M Smith, A Holbrok, Mlsa Smith, John Herman, M Secourle, Mons Heath, 8 P Sage, Hon R Heighe. D J Seargeant, R Bindea, J Spsuldlng, C D ervey, H Sibbern, O Harvey, A T Smith, T Huntaberger, I Schmidt, Fdk Harper, Dr J Shepheid, W D Harnett, J ^ Stetson, T 8 Heard, T Bcbmlt, T Hopping, M Sleever, J P Hunter, R M J Seaman, A G Hughes, Evan Bnayth, Ann Hough, Miss GO St John, Sam'1 Heaton, 8 Toppan, E 8 Hersh, 8 " Taylor, Z Harris, Mrs N O Toppon, M T Houghton, L Tyler, W Helss, J P Tyswaskl, J Hackett. J Thomas, J H Jones, R Thomas, 8 N Johnson, W C Train, Q T Jones, T W Tenley, Mlas N O Johnson, C A Voas, 8 M Jackson, O Whitman, 6 J W T Wilson, o E x Ring, J Williams, Mlas J Kelly, S J Wit Hams, E Kidder, B A Weaver, Z Kuhl, Henry White, G Kahlser, R 8 Wood, J Keehler, G Wells, D Kean, John Woodruff, J King, Miss A Worcester, J R Klrby, W A Walker, Capt N M Kimmel, Col Wallace. J Kennaid, Dr \\ iUett E W Kennedy, Rev G W Welland, H Kennedy, Q W Zelgler, G W N. B ?Persona calling for abo>e moat pro duce receipts for same aug 19 ec3j A. JA?> FALLS, Agent. f ATROBE'I JUSTICE?New edition, re vised, enlarged, and lmpioved. Just published au 19 FRANCE TAYLOB. . Wants. WANTED ?BY A WET NURBE A PLACE ff la ? respectable family A dAres* Box No. 10, Star OMcr _ 11 WANTKD-TWO SHOEMAKERS TO work on p?lTged work To geed hand* stead v work and good wages gi*eh Atplfat W?1, 8"""" B W VUKM HOUSE WANTED?a SMALL HOBSK, with la tea mlnuios walk of tbo svaaae Tbe teat not ovor ?*K> Addre.. ?T L D," throagb City Pott Olce. * 19 Wanted-on or before the iht of September, a servaat womn to ?o the cooking. washing mnd ironing of a fhmlly tt'?? y twoorthrff pmooi. One who rait* may a i ermanrnt home tad liberal Wijjt. AfP'T 81 No. 5ifi. B street, between Otb end <tb atreetar au 10 3f WANTED?TO SELL OR BENT THK whole or part of my farm lying ne ?r Ria densburg dei>ot, adjoisiag tbe land of C B. Cal vert To a persoa who wiabes to engage la a aaarket gardes, or to open a boarding h<??ee for those visiting the Spa Spring*. thl* present* a rare opportunity. For particulars spply tbe rfwi seeto D.JONES. au ?** WANTED-A WET NURSE'S WW* tion br a woman who ha* lost h?r eblW Apply at No. 31 Oregon alley, between M and N stnete. __ Wanted?an experienced nursf, to take charge of chlldrea and >'? sewing None need apply unless with good re commeadstlon* Apply ?? ? Montgomery at ., Georgetown. . Wanted-for an active w B 1 * E Boy, 1* years of age, a waiter a place, or some such business. AdXe~ ?H.?'Geow?own J DC. anlo-tt# COO* WANTED ?A FIRST RATE white fetnu'e Cook. None other need apply ?< I street, between 18th and 1Kb. an lfr-f A GERMAN LADY OF INTELLIGENCE and education 1* desirous to obtain a *ltua tlon as housekeeper or ocmpaaloa to a respeetabie family coin* Sooth for the winter or Went tft. Louis would be preferred Address to "Madame German," City ro*t OBco * * INFORMATION WANTED. ? N IN I AN F. KNOTT, a youth of 17, left bis father's real denee No 164, 4* street Island, on Wednesdi y monlng. the 13th lnst.afer breakfast and baa not since been beard ftom Ills parents are In great distress st his unaccountable absence, and beg tbat any one knowing of hi* whenehouts may Inform them at once. Of address No 18, R. H GALLAHEK. Todd's Marble Bulldinp, Waahlngton. Nlnlan Is about 4 feet * or ? tocbe* high, red hair, and ilghtcomplexlon, and consid erably ftecked. Baltimore end Aleiandrla papers will do an a*t of kindness by copying the above. au 19 AWBITE SERVENT GIRL OF TBI?* city Is desirous of obtaining a situation In some respectable family as a chambermaid ?r nurse. Addren* Box No.8,StarOfflce au 16 it* WANTED?AT THE U. ?? TREASURY Extension, Washington city, thirty good Granite Cutter*, to whom liberal wages will be given. Apply on the work. * ah bowman, Superintendent Treasury Exteaslofi. au 14-lw (Baltimore Sun and Argus on? week and stnd bill to this office.) WANT K D ?WANTED?WAN TED-TO lad persons in want of the following ar tides: French or Germaa Looking Classes Portrait or Picture Frames, round, oval or a^uaid Oil Paintings, large end 'mail Marble-top Brackett Tables, In bronse or gold Ail kinds of Pictures framed, and any site Looking Glasses, or omer work la the gliding line done to order with dls natch. Also, a lot of cast-Iron Brarkctts. ml table for ahelvlng, Ac , on hand. Terms moderate to an It the times, for cash. NU?Old Wcrk Regllt.aad Looking G a s Plates Inserted. ?55 Penaa. avenue, opposite Klrkwood How. dec 19 JOHN WAG NEK For Sale and Rent. [s?? riasT taca foa oTaiTwoTicas ] P>R SALE?THE STOCK. GOOD WILt . and Flat a res of tbe small Grocery nnd Li quor Store at the corner of 14tb and D strvet*. It laconaldered one of the beet positions In the citv for a store of tbe kind. For particulars enquire oa tbe premises au lfi-3f JAB 61NNATY. "EK>R RENT?A LARGE AND COMPORT x able House with tbe Furniture. No 35 Gav street, between Montgomery and Green streets Apply on tbe premlsts. au 18 3t* CHJR SALE OR TO LET?TWO WEI.L 1/ arranged Cottage Frame Houses on N street north, between 14th and 15th str*eia west kc quire at 210 F street, near Chubb Brothers' Bank ing House. Rent B1V per month. JNO. P HILTON, au 19-lw Agent a=d Collector. r^OR RENT ?INTENDING TO REMOVE r to No 368 Penn. avenue, south side opposite th* National Hotel, by the 1st of September n?xt, 1 wl*h to rent tbe store 1 now occupy, suitable for a Grocery, Restaurant, Furnishing Store. Druggist, or Jewelry Store, having all the fixture* and gts complete. Kent very imd?Tate. Apply on the p emlse* JONAS P. LEVY. No 474, Penn avenue, Wine, Liquor. Giocery. and Seifar More au ld-3t House for bent?the commodi ous frame House situated on L street, be tween ttth and 10th, containing 11 rooms, with a passage. It has a pump of pood water In tbe yard. Also, a stable attached, capable of con taining three horses and carriage Rent S3U0 per annum. Enquire on the rremlsea. No 504 au 14-lw* GEO. T. LANGLEV. FOR RENT ?FOUR NEW SMALlVrICK Houses just finished, immediately northu?*>t of the Capitol, l>et wee a B street and tne Railroad Depot. Apply at the Capitol extenalon toKKAN CIS J. BROOKS rn lS-eotf FOR RENT ?THAT BEAUTIFUL FOUR - story Brl- k Hcusr. on G street, between 4tb and 5th streets, with ten gocd and conveniently arranged rooms, wide passage, bath room and a large cistern In tbe yard, and gas fixture* To a good and respectah> te ant the rent will be ?VMi. Apply to ANDREW SMALL, Wl,C *tre?t b?-t. 9th and 10th streets. It Boarding. BOARDING ?GOOD BOARD AND PINK airy Bedrooms can be obtained at 387 Thir teenth street, at tbe verv lowest termi. A pentle man and his wife c n"be accommodated. Every effort will be made to make those comfortable who may favor tbe above p'ace with their pa'roi. au lVct* Mrs. bannerman, corner of tTit and E streets, baa several good Room.- vn cant, which she offer* with board on reasonable terms. She can accommodate several table bo?rd en Jy 10-tf Board,Ac ?mrs.bates,on tbe s vv. corner of Pennsylvania and ?tk atrert Is prepared toaccom modt t ege ntlemer. wltb room ?, with or without board Every effor. will be made to reader those comfortable who Vay favor Lt t with their patronage. ap?_tf /^LI NTO!*'S ( LLEUH ATEO ALlOHOij v/ cook, for sale by *Q 18~3t LAMMOND NOTICE. RB. DONALDSON DENTIST, HAS RE * turned to the city and mav be found at his cfice. No 3<X? Pa avenue [ on and after Tuesday, the 19th instant au 18-3C f>Bl?1E*IBER the CHILDREN at home tV and carry them a beautiful Tov or a Political Flag, cr some Curiou* Notion from tlie Great Toy Emporium of LAMMOND, 4S4 Seventh st. au 16 3t LVST?ON PENN. AVENUE, BETtVEEN 15th street and tbe Centre Mar-et. on Friday evening, a large Morocco PORTK MONNA1E, containing tickets In the Maryland and Delaware lotteries Tbe finder will receive fio reward by leaving the Porte Mounale and its ccntenUst the Star office. au is-3to BALLOON AKINIION IN ALE1A N DHIA. Li r A S. CARRIE WILL ASCEND IN HIS "1 Aerial Ship POCAHONTAS, from Peyton's Orova, Alexandria, aext Wednesday afternoon at 4# o'clock. Ia this ascension Mr Carrie will dispense with the nsual ear or baaket and i erform tbo wonderful and daring feat of making a torn tneraet la the air. Tickets to be had gratis at all the Washington Hotels and Restaurants. tn is^o LIBERTY HALL, Pen*, areata, bttttteu 13/4 and 14tk ttrnt$. The proprietors respectfully aaaounce that they have added a aumbor of prlv?te rooms to their eaubliahaneat and they are p ep?red to feralth parties with all reaeoaable Meals furnished at all hour*, and their Wlaes, Liquors, Segars, Ae , are of the very best quality au 18-1w HAMMACH A tux.