Newspaper of Evening Star, September 12, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 12, 1856 Page 1
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lflfc EVIiNING STAB, EVERY AKTEK .lOOA, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At tu Su? ?/ Ptmuflv+i* c???*i ttritt, 2 t W. D. WALIACH, Will Mtenred to tntoicrtbera by camera at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable wteMy I? ti? ; P*P?*? ?errea la rachagea at 37jf tenia p*r month. To mail rabeclibera tbe ?ab tcrlptlos prtoe U THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year iatimMa, TWO DOLLARS f* sis montha, and ONE DOLL1R fbr three month*; for leaa than three months at the rate of liij woti a week. ?T SINGLE COPIES ONB TENT. VOL. VHI. WASHINGTON, l>. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, IS56. NO. 1,122. THE WELKLS Si A FamllTaa4 Neva J alalajta ?? be *na4 ta aay ??? mocalif. ? i m MAVM. it 5 ? ?t if w trr Caa?, imiUILT IB ilTiRCI ?f (AB wr*PI*?) Caa be proevrei ?U"**i*ly after tbe laene at tbe paper. Prtoe?Taaaa Caart Po"T "t41VB:"who??"1? areBto will bee 11 owe* a oommlulon of tweaty per ceet. OFFICIAL. Tas*?CRT OiritriMT, M?v 88,180B. Notice is hereby given to the holder* of the ?took Issued pursuant to the act of Congress of ttd July, 19W, that ?uch stock is redeemable by lto t-rms, and will be paid at the Treasury on the surrender of the certificate# thereof, on the 13th of November next, when Interest thereon will cease. Thle department will continue to purekast rash ?t(vk prior to said day of redemption, and will pay therefor the fallowing premium, In addition to the Interest accrued to the day of purchase, with one day's interest for the money to reach the vendor: l Ob 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 la the certificates; On such stock received between the let and Slat days of Augnst, one-fourth of one per cent; And on such stock received after the 31st day of Angus*, the Interest accrued thereon, and one day s additional Interest only, will be paid. Certificate of such stock transmitted under tfcls notice must be duly assigned to the United Bute* by the party entitled to receive the pur chase -noney; and wben sent prior to the let July theeurrent half year's Interest inu -t also be as ?Uari ky the present stockholder, otherwise such iaterest will be payable as heretofore. And notice is further given to holders of other stocks of the United States that this department wlU purchase the same between the 1st day of June an-J tae 1st day of December next, unless the sum of #1,.WO ,000 shall be previously obtained, aad will pay for the same, In addition to the in ter*: ascr led from he day of the last dividend of Interest, and on- day's additional interest for the .?floney to rc*ch the vendor, flbe following rates of premium: On stock of the loan of 1342, a premium of 10 per cent ; On st ak of the loans of 1947 and 1948 a premium of 1# per cent.; And on stork Issued under the act of 9th Sep tember, 1950. commonly called Texan indemnity stock, a premium of# per cent. Certificates transmitted under this notice should be dily assigned to the United States by the par ty entitled to r<?ce!ve the money ; and If sent pre vious to the 1st July, the current half-year's in terest mast diss be assigned by the preaent stock holder, otherwise the interest for the half year to that day will be payable to him as heretofore. Paymett for all the foregoing stocks will be mide by drafts oi the assistant treasurers at Bos ton, New York, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitled to receive the money may direct. JAMK3 GUTHRIE, a *9-dtl2N or Secretary of the Treasury. OFFICIAL. Tieismt DaraaTMBrr, August 20, iari6. Wher?a? the following joint resolution of Congress ha? b 'Com ? a law: Joist Kksoi ption extending the tim* for the credi tor i of T?-\a< to present <heir da ms RevAved fcy the Smote anA Hou.*e of Rspretenti tivet o f the Ln'tel States of .liwritj in Uongrrts at Mrnhled, Teat a . ajreeab'y t.? the prcvi?ioo of the fairth section ot' t ae a-t of the 28 h of Pebrua y, 113'?, ?' to pro/ile f ?r the payment of such credwous of the !a'.? repub'ic of Texa< at are eomp'ehended in the art of Congress of S\?temb:r 9:b, 1850," no tice, by pub i? a Iv rii?em *nt, <loly given for the *pa:e of ninety 4ays by the gcreta y of tne Trea-uiy, of toe tim- at worh jayni-m of the am junt a,?p.'opna td by the tiflh *ecu?n of tnid a?t would be mate, jrro rata, on a y b nd, certilica e, or evidenes i?f deb*. of *a- i "<ra which should b i prta<i.:ed a*, the T..a.ury D?|anm-nt thirty days preceding ihj 13.h . ay of Jim, the limit of | ra .1 notice; a id as u is represented by tie said Saerera-y ol the Treasury, that of said b >nd*, cer u ica ?*?, an J evidences ot deb , winch have bien r -cognized by the Slat- of Teja>, ths ?m>, -qaal to th : sum l ihre* hundred a id eizbty nine ibou - aid ?ix hundred aii ninety ihree dollars and sev n cents were not predated to the Trr a ury Oepa im*nl prior to the hi .J 13:h of June, therefor*, in or ,tr to do full ju-ue* to .tie hd ters of a d deb , the decre ta y ot the i'ren ury hereby a l horixei to pay to the holder* of a y of the - a.J b nd*, certificates, or evi <en<-e-, of deb , not presented b -fore the 13th day >;f Jua > !a >t, vvh > may present a d prove the sauta' theTrea ury !>?"pa m nf, b'tween the 13 h day f Jii ie lau a ?d the 1st day of Ja >ua y rext, a td Hecate the Proper rel-a?ta io the Unit u dia ?s a 11 tiis ^la e ot Texaj, their pro rata i-La'e of the ?a 1 sev-?n m llion *? v .n hundred aid fi'ty .h<>u?arid doila's, a u a'ler t-ay neiit thereof, th* ta d Secre tary of ta" Trea ury is authorised aid req lired to dumb ite aad pay the re-i lue of th* ?a d sr vjn mil boas seven naasril a i t fifty th'>u a i<i do la s, in*-n reraa :unf in tae trra?ury, pro rata, ain jnz.-t aJ tb^ sa i nold^rs wh ? may aav^ prov d t'.e.r cla m ,aid n wufd ih? prup x relea<es un or b .lore ibv 1st tiay ot Jajua y uext. Approved *usu4tld.h, Ittjft NjtiCtu auui 8I1B to the hoiiera of bonJ.<-, cert fl;a:es, aii ev.deace* of debt of oie late repub Hoof Texas wbi wtre not presented at this de partment oa wb f >re the 13th dajr of June la <t, that the sa/n ? wJi b; settle J a id lb: yro rata amount there n wi! b ja 1 t?tli S holders thereof it'| pr?M<-ui.)d b -fore ths flr-t c?y of Ja^iuary next, ae coui^aii J with the nice*- a y eTid^nce of their fen Uio- nes->, wuii auburn :iU to the United States, re quired to jive this de, a im :at the oustody of such bmis, (is, aaJ eviien^esof dtb;, and with relea+ja io toe Unite! S a es aad Texas, iu accord a i-e wi h the p oViiious of t-'ic aat of Ctingre;>* of t^ih Ftbnwy, I3u6. Thu d*;?rtmeut will not require ?sridence of geu uinese?s to be predent?*d with the certificatej issued by the a jait r a id c< mp'.r.'ller of Texa* under the la*? of the 8;a:e. But itpo? e sesno m^nsof ver if>?n<.he certifies es,b>nds aid prom.ssory notes issued by the republic jI a.iJ not presented to, uor a idi.ed by, the oil :ers of tin* State. The ne;e*4i-y aid proper proof u! tiie genutn ness of | the Utter is tne o?*u3 at: of the comptroller ot the Hta.e of rcTa -, who has the olfl ml charge of the orifina. ar: iv,;s reia::ug t? lite debt of ths late re^ pub ie of Teaas Th^ a??:$.jm .-at a id relra?'s may be executed and a:ki>o*le tg.-d in tne p/eseuoe of the Jkrtstanl Secretary of the Treasury, or the chief clerk thereof in the pr -sence of a notary public, and be witness d by the A sis a u oecr? a y, or chief clerk a d no'a ry, ao J bt certified by the nota y urder hig nofa na. , b it wjea iae holders Ussire t? make ths a ?ignm nt a id ? u*eute th<j rotra^ei out of the city ofWa hiajtiia,it may b ? don ? in the presence nfai nansta it tr?a urer, or edlcetor, or surv y >r of the east mi 4,ii the presence of a nota y public, a d be witn?ss<>d by tne frillectir or suiveyor aad the nr> ta y pub ic, ai l b; certified by the nota y und?*r hit not* .a at at; and if t* ere b ? no collect r or survey or of the at the paw where the pan y re s>des, th> a^ifiuu 'St aid releases may be executed b?tore any court of rtx?rd, in the praeeiice of the jud^e and cl rk thereof and be witnessed by tbt-iu, and certified l>y the cisrk undejr his s>fti Of offlo*; and if the hoJiT b > out of the Unifd sl-aces, the a*> Bignin nt <% id r*teft?ea may b i e? -cuted b fjre a iy United Sta es consul, a i J be witnessed a id certified by him under bis ^onsu ar stal. All persons exe euung sua* aatgunkmu axi reiraiss ui u( also da rla.-e, under tai'Ji, brfore the nota/y, elerk, cr oon sul, ai the <*ie may b .?, that thay are the rea' own era of the cerufi^tes or other evidence* rf deb', tr that the same have b.-en awigned to them, 6o?a for colieetioa , an?l the noia y, clerk, or oonsaJ must indBde thefa-t of that dec la ation in their eer* tifi ate of asknowledgnicnL if awtgnod lor colleotion, or in pledge, ths namj of the I aiy holding the b-nefioial or reaidua*y in tn*edn m nu4 bs U ul ia the aiYllavit and a rebate to the United Slates aad release to T?iu rn'iit b) duly execut-d by roch party, to g-ther with ibe alignment and releasee from ih-j person in wbo<e fcvor eettlement and payment i* requested. One or rrnre audited certificates, or one or mo:e tvl lerce of the nm-' character of debt, may be in cluded in the *emea<agnment, release a id a.flda vit of ownership, if rach certitba'e is correctly de? scribed by numb :r, date, amount, a d ram j of ths original payee. It should als ? appear whether the crilflcwcs were issued by the authorities of the Siaie of Texas, on aco >unt of the d- b*. of the repub lic, or were issued by the republic of Texas, accord i::g to the ta:t? of each ca<e. I'll* nt to the United States may be made i:i cr.mra.n foim ; the releases should b? drawn ac aording to the faun? subjoined?A and B. JAMES GUTHRIE, Secretary of the Tree <u?jr. Form Jt. Know a'l prr-ons by these presents that ?? ha< relea ed.and h reby rel. as*?, the United H ? C9 of Am^riea from a'l further liability or c'a m :i?r the payrn ml of certificate or iv-i.ence of rt-bt i;umb;r , for the sum off , issued by she late republic of Texa-, (or by the authorities of ?he Stite of Texas, a< the case may b*,) and re de< m^d by the Uuited States inacc*rta see with the provisions ofai an of Co grew entitled "An act to provi e lor the payment of such editors of the late republic of Texat a< ar^ comprehended in the a<Hof Con/rcss of September nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," approved the 28th day of Pcdruary, 1855,and a 1 act of tiie tale of Texas, app'uved the 1st of February 1856 As witne^ my ha id and seal. Form B. Know all perjnms by tli<?e presents that has released, a.iitireby reltases, tlis ? a eof Texas f < m all f ur her l ab Iry or <:la;m (>>r the pay rn-nt of certifi a e or fcvil?*iictj of H b'. uiimb r ,fur t'ies ,m of , issu<a by the late >e t? o of Texa -,(or by th?* auilioiiiies of the State ?f T xas. a< the case may b;,) a id redee wed by the United ^titr- in a cor. a ics with the provisions of aia't of Congress, entitled " An act to provide for rh - paym nt of such cr? ditori of th- lae r: publico! T -xas'as comprehended in the an of Co gress ofS?pt?mb?r nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," a iprove.l th"23?h of February, 1855, aid an act of ????? S.a'.c of Texa*, approved the 1st of Februa v. 1836 ' As witness my band and s al. The following is a l;st of the audited certifieates still ou sia ding: So. htued to. 1639 0*car Cngledow So Iisutd to. 8 T D Tompkins 18 Uukman Ca ifiekl 31 John A Clifton ?il 11 K Muse 53 R G flobbi 84 J T>e C<?rd >va 1? ill 135 Phineai De Cordova 1733 j 92 John Hurningtiam 1 *1 ? Pinna!! J riu i 1 /\ m . kir 176 E Ka'dwia 191 Jam-s Til?hma i ! y2 Mathias Clark 20' } ^'',a Eaile 3V8 O Blineau 344 I E WaJe r?>8 Peters H. Booth :cJo Loll (lusted I'M S Kmgsley 427 J Fa k- r,for Eliza bnh Pa'kcr, ex'x 437 Bern diet Bayley 445 Leand?*r B>a?oti 466 Wm Odlin 467 John W King 509 TBW bb 510 A S Thu m >nd 5?8 Ttios \V Ma-shall 625 David S Kaufmai 613 George W Pa-kt-r 1675 Ti list* He ?f Austin C-dlegn r?8J G H Moncariat k Co 16 >0 John Karner 1704 Daniel CaM \ Walcott 1746 John VV Poru.s 1770 IK Elliott 1807 Ha-riet G. orge 1816 Miies H Bennett 1829 NatlatjiH Kudder 1831 i Ltvi Tyler, a'lin'r 1H33 S ofVV H Kelly 1838 Wildey 1839 Georga Sutherland 1841 J P (Jennings 1843 } J ^ Ecc,ei 1844 Kdmund Baltinger 1852 J I) l.ogan 1856 C P Green 1865 David Avres 1S69 Thomes'F James 18T8 C flchn-dii mantd 188 J J F Jew. tt 1897 F Emma 1899 Par.ilia Lte Wm Flower 641 CruicherfcMcRavenl920 t \ Gro*,m?>yer 192*2 Gilb rt Johnson 1928 Uoh^rt F-usk 1929 E W Cawthern 19 '0 Wm Cochran 1932 Fiaici- M >ore jr 2071 Andrew Daley 2072 laaa; ^twart ^}c\VVickery | f aul Bre?n >nd ?>51) 652/ 6 j3 J A Sim-son 6S9 Wm 11 Belcher 677 (I ll Williams 701 Felix Rieder I}g J R bert Dale 773 Wm Jones 779 Wm Wa'ker 793 Dyer Prarl 8 2 Isaa? L HI'I 863 Hermngan Brown 874 John W Bower 879 Jam *s McMa-ter 210^ | David Q Burnet 1910 2108) V93 / R P Mc Master 9!4Dy-rPal 2135>___ 915 Ma y B len Hedcn-1858 J F p Genuy b^-rg 9*-) J Ellis 932 Mrs Ma y Helville ltilO Auson Craison 1012 R M Forb-s 1023 .'ames N Ho^an '013 Th ma< l.indray 1045 Jam-;s L Green 1017 Je>Me I) iniel 1048 J B Da uel lO'.o Charles Vinceat li57 j 8 OGerva'se lo50 vVillis Milllcan 1059 J D Hilliran 1062 John Davis 1065 Wm Baiton 1079 W \ Lokhat lOsO K M rt.n 1135 Jami-!i Kir am 1196 i; II Taylor 1241 Youngs Coleman 1248 Robert McNutt ^62? j 3 W F,s,,er 2104) ... ? . 15011 Dav.s 2303 B Frost ?23 ?? Thomas R?*ed 2316 (la-rixon C Bryant '2.J30 J S McDonald ?3M) Arthur Ga'ner 23il J F March tt 2341 Andrews Bt Grover 3^51 P G Merritt 2349 W Pinkney 2350 J D Giddmgs 2354 J Crawford jr 2358 A P E lg rt in 33.r>9 Thoma. Wa ner jr 2"*63 Gi-orge K Si.jtare 2?6I< ii Brico'a 2332 Elizabeth Carter 2383 Wm Davis 2J87 Joseph T^mlinson 2.J9J flncd & Turner 1249 John W Cloud, pir 2390 Wm Kimbro a-.t'y I H Faym >nd 2-100 H II Hayme 1261 E De Pon ois 2401 R W Milnank 1269 C P GiHei, 1275 G W S.uks ?l J 8haw 1297 J-.tin K^nurick 12*J8 Ham-i-l (lid en noo Joh-i Johnson 1301 Su*an Ma siex 2402 i aiheriue Allen B 24U5 ib niy Kring 2413 J W I^a wrenoe 24-8 ^tep'ii-n Smith 2434 A C Korton 24 8 Ela*>ha et Ka ton 244*2 Lemuel BDickenson 13 >2 TlioinatH Forrrster 2450 Wm II Th'>ni[won l.<85 B R Warner 1423 William Frels 1424 G W (ubtrne 1 *25 John A lltithrrford 1427 Cornrlms Vanimy 1428 Jimcpti >'a'.?*s 1473 Ann B Rem 1515 l.umba'd Mims 1521 J C Moore 15*23 John limn 1551 K (1 Douglas 1570 E M Fish 1572 Wm Kerr 1580 Jam?>i A Moody 1581 P Bi?kf?rd 1612 John LamT 1615 Jnhn Cam ;ron I62J John (> i'ayl >r 1624 Levi Mercer 16'2o Eii Mercer 2452 Z Wm Eddy 2171 J E Matron 2474 \ B Hemphill 2177 Aa on Haughton 2479 l(. irs of John Joues 24es0 ?? Joel (li I 2481 " Warren Abum 248*2 ** J^hn L Monks 2483 " I'eter Aldrich 249fJ M A lk?n|y 2501 G< orge C Day cashier 2501 F Kwnnt-tt Al Co 2503 Jnfin VV Sehrimpf 2504 W C Blair 2512 M Rorb rttaille 2513 II. nry It Bro >ks 2514 Gabriel Trumwclt 252-t H S Morga i 2529 Furiiur & H*an 2534 ^arah Newman The ouuta almg evidenc-e of other cla-ses of tha d?-bt of the republic of Texan cannot be i.p^c*fied l?y this Dei arimeiit. a l >22 -dtl tJauJ Jj P. HiiOVCK'S HOOT, SHOE, APIO % TRUNK K8TAB LISHMENT? I hav* on hand the largest and most extensive assort ment o ttentlcmens' and Ladles' Sole I eath er Travllng Trunk,Iron] and Wood Frame! Packing Trunks* Vail c?s. Bonnet Uoxem, new styles Carpet styles and qualities Also, a general assortment of Ladles', Gents', Boys', ana Misses Shoes, all colors and stiles. All wishing to purchase auy of the above articles will find It to their advan tage to examine my stock before purchasing else where Call at 8 P. HOOVfcK'S, Iron Hall Penn. ave , bee. 9th and MKh Jy ? ? streets. thavklinu thinks at low prices ATiWPA AVENUE WALL A STEPHENS ARE IN RECEIPT of another large and fine as sort men t of best sole leather travel aTRUNKS, LADIK*' DRUSS UNKS, HAT BOXES, " ' ' LICES, CARPET BAUrt, SATCHELS, Ac., embracing all qaalitles of fine and low priced traveling reqataliee WALL A STEPHENS, aa 28-tf Pa. ava., bet. 9th and 10th streets. CHlDfltEf W ARK I N EK, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER, ? N? DBALBK IN n Pine Watches, Jewelry, and Silver Ware. Stllimg at a fry liberal reduction from cut tomarf prices. No 370 Pa avanne, betweed 0th and 7th streets, au 9 3m (in Browns' Hotel bulldtag ) 1NTHOJIY SUCULT, dertakeh ??'{"?* *>J03 Pec?'? ?outh side, batweea 9th and 10th its. HPm'r? ?f'?2JiD?? himself with V. ELEGANT UKAKf; g and all necessary conveniences forUr?R^ properly conduct'"g hi? business, wonld respectfully Inform the public that he la fully prepared to fill all orders entrusted to him, at the shortest notlca, and In the best manner * ,i4Tf?e SUPP^' ot READY-MADE COFFINS of all sizes .always on hand, which will be fur nished on the most reasonable terms. As heretofore, no pains will be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. :n5 ?Ln tbe Premi???, orders wil! be prompt1 y attended to at all hoars fob 7-ly '* ?OJIFIELLTt Undertaker, 3 Ssvtnth strut, utst side, r>tt. G and H. W^m?R^rECJFULLY INFORM the ikJ-Jii . 1 Washington and the adjoining connties that he fnfr .i^li ??> m prepared to attend to all orders at ^?irte,,tnotlceand on tbe most liberal terms' S Zi Ji!Salr* no P?,1"*to *lvc ent}?e satisfaction e guarantees to preserve the time w?me*t weather fcr any length of A large supply of ready made COFFINS of ail sizes and qualities, always on hand. ?rtiriTfs ^.'iCi?rL,a5ef' Hear,e85 and every other article furnished o? the best quality. ?f the publlc Patronage Is respectfully "cited roar v4?tf MRS. M. E. HARVEY, (Svccbssor to Jamis F. Habvit, dicbabid,) UNDERTAKER, No. 410 Stvtntk strut, betwrt* (f and H, i^AVK TO INFORM THE PUBLIC that ehe h*i> in her employ the 1 same persons that were formerly In theeatubllshment, whoarefully^*^ 1 " competent to conduct the Undertaking Business: and that every attention will be given to calls day or night, as heretofore m 19 6m PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY FrtO>l LOSS BY FIRE ! Subscribed Capital and Surplus 91,35*, 1S1 13. FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSUR ANCE CO.. OF PHILADELPHIA Office northwest corner Pennsylvania amine and 17th street, Washington City, D C. STATEMENT OF BUSINESS FROM THE HT ^ day ot Augu.?t to the 3ia day of Decemb r. Am .iint received ia marine premiums..?6H,94-2 31 fire premiums Hi Total premiums for tive months lo8,15l i;< Capital Od 1,358,151 13 Invested as follow*: 3rinds nf Mlegio-iy county, Pltu>burg, and Philadelphia City 6'.- $78.7->l 6fi Railroad bonds, cost "jj.400 oo Loans on first moruajp- of real e?>ate.. 59,'JiO uO Do st.R-ks, ?0 3H4 00 La-h in bank and ou ha:.d 1 1,09J 21 Capital subscribed 1,047.700 0') Premium notes, not maturert 6C :%7 31 Hue from agents (secured by bonds)... 18 853 61 expenses and commission** 11,66-2 33 _ 1,358,151 13 Total amount oi losses reported to l*t Januay, 18^6: Fire..... $1,665 61 Marine 3 n?wi no 4,606 66 DIRECTORS. Hon. Tlios. B. Florence, Charles Dingee, (Jeoree II. A;m*tron<r, Thomas V. at.dn field. Charles A Rub cam, Edward K. tie rub >lu ' George lielmboid, F. Carroll Brewster, lames E. .Wall, [,aac L?>e< h, Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R HELM BOLD, Hecrrtaiy. LOCAL r'T'RVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 397 I) street Jno. M. Thornton,corner First street and Virginia avenue. James William*, No. 2*2 Four-anda half street. MARINE SURVEYOR. Capt. J. P. Levy, No. 367 Pennsylvania avenue. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thomason. The business of this Company will compare :a vorably with the m"-!t successful of * milar institu tions In the Unwed States. From the 1st day of August, 11:55, in five months, up t ? 1st Janua-y, 1856 the premiums received amounted to the iar?e uum of owe hundred arm euht thousand, one hundred and fifiy-one dollars, with only forty six hundred and six y six d?l!a<s losses reported. Willi the<e evi ieiice? of success and good man agement, the directors f*H justified in *oiic:t'i<g a shaie of public patronage, b'li 'Vinj t!ia4 the s? ee rily offered i* am/e and tba' aM fair e'a rns wi'l be aijusted more according to equity tl.a.i le^al techni calities. With a view oraffording am;?la indemnity to the public, the company have deposited with M88SR8. DUNCAN, SlIKRfri AN, a CO., OF NKW YOiii, Til Alii BA.VKEli.S, Cash and premium notes to provide an aecruinc Trust Fund of One llundrtd Thousand Dollars, To tw nc11 by u*m as a security to policy hosiers f.?r the payment of losses. The company is prepared to u-ue policies apjain't los-! or damagi.* by fire on DWELLINGS, FURNI TURK, Mil LSI, MANUFAC''PoklKH, WARE fiOUSKS, all descripnons of BUlLHINOf, and their content-!, or all kinds of MKRCIIANDISE, transported by VK^SKLS, HTiCAMBOATS, CA NAL B )ATt?, KAILROADS, and thn usual cci veyances to or from any portion o' Ef'Ri ?pb and AMERICA, and on the hull* of STEAMBOATS navigating the western wat"rs

Tlie rates of premium will be as low as oiher compari?ei<, and in fixiu? them every improvement in construction and a iangi ment will be taken into consideration. All losses-peedily adjusted and promptly jaid. Office northwest e r'ier Pennsylvania avenue and Seventeenth career, Washington tity, I). C. Insurance may also be effected at the Home Office, Northwest corne* Walnut an.1 Seconal Streets, Phila delphia. AlcO.atlhe Coinpatiy'fMifhces: New York? W Th mpson, No. 10 Wall street. Boston? f liver Brewster, No 4 S.'aie street Baltimore? B II. Ricl ardson, No 7i2 Ba'timirn ?treet. Oinrm nati?Taylor k Anthony. Charleston?J. II. Tay lor, Mo. 1*21 *. Bay street New Cleans?Ha nian Doaae. Moutgt mery?Albert W lliams. Mobile? A. C. Wa i^ii. Pm-burg?'i'. J Hunter, No. 9o V\aterstrett Havannali- A Wilbur. No. Ill Pay street. Aui(ii-;a?Cirardey, Whyte a Co. Atla ita ? Marcus A. Bell. Trenton?Narr A Cocks. Fond du La-!?Robert A Baker Viek-biire?J Putram. Buffalo? * Ba ker. Mcmphis-W. E Milton -Tuoinas Pa in -.r a Hon. MiUaukie?A. Wellington Hart. WelUburs, Virginia ? Danforth Brown, jr. Erie, Pennsylvatiia?Alien A Ciai/. Wyoming, Pennsy vania R C. Smith. Lon-s viii^?H. tl.Timbe.lake Na-livllle? Joseph N"u4i. Portland? I) Robinson, jr. Chicago?K P Ward ^an F ancisco Wil.ram Big?s. St li??uis?Thos. H. Courtenay, g?u..:al a^cnt lor the sou.hern and western S'ate?. And in other principal citieu of the United S.aies by authorized officers of the com ^"y- j" 14-1 yt nR. MH^SO?; PENN'A AVENUE. ? still making those beautiful continuous 6LM TEETH, called, Aliens Patent, for the excellency of which over all other styles of teeth, manVhow wiring them in this city, will cheerfully vouch There is one Dentist in this city who has been infringing the patent, and made a bad lniltatien i ' 1 hereby caution the publlc N. B Wnenever a Dentist -speaks against Allen's Patent Continuous Bum Teeth when proverly constructed, It is because he i? Ignorant of the process, incompetent to make the work nr ? unwilling u> pay for the patent^ Je 16 if Fancy and staple dry ouods. 1 have Just opened a well-selected assortment or the above Roods at No Market ^ b(J_ tweea 7th and8 h streets, (tnree doori from 8th ) 1 will endeaver to give my undivided attei tlon to all who will favor me with their cslls ?U D /? ? W . ^ C 6IBSON, N.B. Quick sales and small pr.iits will be mv motto (au30-3w) j c. 6. Rsniv an t ?-vbkyTimkai'TIbIird Uagea, Scissors, Knives, Engravings, Gift Hooks, Umbrellas, Canes, China Goods" Chess Back Gammon, Games, Cibas. Ac , *c.,at:M? Penn avenue, between 9th and 10;h ^tre ts ?e3 JOHN F ELLIS. SCHOOL BOOKS and SCHOOL KEUU1 SITES. A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ALL THE School Books usedJ^the District, and every thing wanted by Sc^aAgL^ie Jiutionery lipe, kept constantly oir%i|MR offered at greatly reduced prices by ~r E K. LUNDY, ** I- No 188 Bridge street, Beorgetowa. Educational. MKS. BURR, no. 391 H STREET, in forms b?r pnpfls that their studies will reconcmence on Monday, September22d. se 8-eoflt* YOUNO LAU1FS' CLA81UL INSTITUTE No. 4W) E street. THK (EXERCISES OF THIS SCHOOL will be resumed on Mondav, tie 15th Instant A few boarders will be re elved. The number of pupils is llmltrd, bolh In the h'gfcer and tbe pre paratory departments g-8 2w? STEPHEN H. M1R1CK, A. M. UKORbKTUWN FK.nALL SEMINAR*, D. I'., REV. JNO. W. MAJOE, Principal. MHHE NEXT SRSSION OF THIS WhLL l known Institution will commence on loth of September None but the best Instructors will be employed and the Prtnclnal will spare no pains fully to snstaln tbe high position this {semi nary has hitherto enjoyed Circulars, containing more complete informa tion, references, Ac , may be ob'afntd by appli cation 'o the Principal, at the Seminary. au3lMiw* SCHOOL NOTICE. A SELECT SCHOOL, THE NUMBER OF pupils limited, will be commenced at tbe hou*e, now in course of erection, on tbe corner of | 10th and G streets, on Monday, the 14th of Sep tember Pirticular attention will be naid to Mathematics Tbote who wish to study Survey ing will have a good opportunity, as 1 have a fine instrument, and will give field practice weekly For terms apply to S A M U EL K E LLY, at Mr. John Sessford's, on Penn. avenue, between 11th I'ith streets. au 29 MRS. ?. if. SMITH, 420 D street north, betrotenCuk and 7tk, BEGS LEAVE TO INFORM THE LAD IKS of Washington, Georgetown, an 1 vicinity that she is pr pared to give Induction, in clashes and private lessons, in the ait of MAKING WAX F LOWERS ?nd VASES. Also, Wax Fruit and Ornamental Leather work Ladies wishing to avail themselves of this op portunity of Fequlrlng a most beautiful accom pilshment will please call as early as pcssible, as Mrs ? does not contemplate remaining long in TBRMS! Wax Flowers In Classes, per term of 12 les sons Wax t-ruit in Classes-, per term of 12 lessons.. Leather W ork In Classes, p:-r term of 8 lessors S3 Private Lessons SI each?Vas*-s S10. Boque's and Vases, Wreaths, tingle Flowers, Ac , for *ale, or made to order. au 26-6m FAIR HILL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR SIR LS. TMIK TENTH TERM OF THiSlNSTITU tion will commence on the 8th of the ninth month (September) next Circulars containing furthf-r information In re gard to tbe School will v>? furnished to persons who desire them on application to R S KIRK, or WM H FARQUHAR,at Olney Post Ofilce, Montgomery county, Maryland au 7-ttw ST. JOSEPH'S SCHOOL FOR BOYS. rpHE SISTERS OF THE HOLY CROSS X respe tfully announce that they will open a School for Boys rf asres from four to'ten years, on or abrut the 15th of September, at St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum, S. W corner of 13th and H streets Terms for tuition exceedingly moderate, tbe maximum charge being S3 per quarter This school is for the support of the orphan boys who will be received and provided for in the Institution, for whose support also charitable dilutions of clothing, furniture, money,&c., will be pratefully accepted Refer to Rev. Mr O'Torle, pastor of St Pat rick's church. Rev Mr. Byrne, pastor of St. Mathew s, and the Catholic clergy generally . au 29-eo3w COLUMBIA* COLLEHK. THE ANNUAL SESSION OF THIS INSTI tutlon win coiuo.enc?j on Wednesday, the 24th of September. Students wi 1 be examined for entrance on the Monday and Tuesday previ ous Application should he made to the Presl dent. The P.epaiatory Department will open on the 10th of September. Apply for admittance to Mr. Quinche, the principal S PRENTISS, au 29-2av, 4w Registrar MISS HEWITT'S ENGLISH A*l? FRENCH BOARDING A Nil DAY S< HOOL, No. 215 Fftreet, btticin HfJk and 15<A The scholastic year commences tbe firs? Monday in September, and ends tbe last Friday in J une, and Is divided Into two ses sions The Principal will be as*lst?d by the most com petent English and French resident tea< here, and every f -cXity offered for pursuing M>;sicandall the various branches of modein accomplish ments. For further particulars, terms, Ac , see Circu lars at bookstores, or at tne residence of the Prin cipal. au 26-3tAeotf YOUNU LADIES' SEMINARY, Comer of Dumbarton and Montgomery streets, Otorgftown, D C. MRS. GEN'L WHEELER, Principal. THE DUTIES OF THIS INSTITUTION will be resumed on Monday, September 1st, with renewed exertions on the part of the Princi pal for the intellectual, moral, and religious Im provement of pupil* committed to her care. Mrs W. tenders her thanks to her friends and Eatrons for the liberal amount of patronage she as received and respectfully solicits a continua tion of the same. Circulars obtained on application to the Princi pal. au 7-tSepl5 CENTRAL ACADEMY. SILAS MERCHANT, ) ,.RINf.IPALf5 REV. G. W. DORRANCE,S 1 11HE NEXT ANNUAL SESSION OF THIS Academy will commence on Mondav, Sep tember Ifct. 18?fl. For terms see circulars at the prln lpal Book Stores. au 1-tf THE UNION ACADEMY. Z. Richards, Mrs. Z. Riciiard6, Prin.r A. Prill. U. F. A. rpUE NEXT ANNUAL SESSION OF THIS A Institution, and of the UNION FEMALE ACADEMY,willcommenceon MONDA> ,Sep tember 1, 1856. Jy 23-3m NEWS FROM THE ARCTIC REGIONS. JUST RECEIVED AND rOR SALE AT the Union Bottling Depot, a supply of BLACK BERRY BRANDY, an Infallible remedy for summer complaints, both among children and adults. Also, SUMMER BEVERAGE- of al most every kind and chdracter, such as Mead, American Champagne, Porter, Ale, Cider, all of superior quality; Stomach Bitters, carefully pre pared by sclntltic men A great variety of M rups, and any quantity of our unsurpassed pre mium Mineral Waters, prepared in our new sil ver-lined apparatus Also, that excellent tonic for Invalids?Ginger Wine. Leave your orders elihfr with our wagons or at the Depot, ccrner Green andJOlive streets, Georgetown. D O. jy28-tf ARNV A SHINN TOFliAM fe NORFLET'S NEW AND CHEAT 9 ADDLE, HA EKES b AND TEUHK STOEX, 4VB Seventh st , opposite Odd Fellows'Hall A MESSRS. TOP HAM, fW&VTiJ fcjSfwk.,ate ?r Philadelphia, and &C?=^r?'. tJgPJfcNORPLET of this city, * respectfully announce their friends and the public, that they have com menced the Saddling Business at the above stand, wheru they will make and keep constantly on hand a large and superior assortment of?Mens', Ladles', and Boys' SADDLES, BRIDLES, MARTINGALES.and WHIPS HARNESS of every description, ooth for city and country use All kinds of TRUNKS, VALISES, and CAR PET BAGS Ladles'SATCHELS, TRAVEL ING BASKETS,and FANCY WORK BOXES HORSE BLANKETS, COVERS, COLLARS, and HAM ES. Horse,Spoke, and Dust BRUSH ES. CARDS, CURRV-COMBS, SPONGES, *0.,*0. All material used will be the best that oan be obtained; and both of us having been practical workmen for several years, we feel confident that our work cannot be surpassed, either for style or durability. By unremitting efforts to give satis faction we hope to merit, ana respectfully solicit, ? share of public patronage Pastloulsr attention paid to cover lag Frank* and repairing all kinds of work. Saddlers:tuolaconstaatlv on hand, Rev 7? tf f^tlRFOUATION STOCK.?000 CotM ration of Washington Stock for sale at fsb 25?tf CHUBB BKOl HFBS, EVENING STAR. HOW MR ISAACS BURWED HIS OWN FINGERS. A Stery ?f Fifty Express companies, in the coarse of their business, alway. bare a number of unclaimed or unredeemed packages left upon their hands. Jchn Smith, f >r whom there is a trunk which goes by express, cannot be found, and the isckage is returned to the office : and John brown, who is suspicious that the contents of a certain bundle will not pay costs and chargcs, refuses to receive the same, and the bund'.e goes hack to headquarters, while John Johnson is unable to pay freight and charge* on the bundlo sent to bim, and it is returned t> awa't an impiovement in Mr. Johnson's finances These unclaimed goods are known to tho express folks as "old hogs'' packages. The phrase 4 ? old hoss ' signifying that tney are cot productive, and that all the animal ever will be g?>od for?to carry out the fig ure?is his hido and shoes, for these packages do not often yield more than that proportion of their valuo. After these ancient equine? are kept a reasonable time, they are adver tised as being ior sale, " unsigbt unseen," and they are shipped off, bag and baggage, to be sold to the highest bidder, after haviDg been duly advertised in the newspapers. As these '?old boss" packages aresjld without ' break ing bulk," the sale is much in the nature of a lottery, tbe purchaser of a package not know ing whether he is bidding for a trunk full of silks, with a few diamond bracelets and neck laces interspersed through the goods, cr whether he is bay ii.g in the patched corduroys and hob nailed brogues of a gentleman en gaged in excavating on the railroad. Not a hundred years since, an express company, lo cated not a hundred miles from tbe city of Phi iadelphia, hy done of these ' pig in-a-poke*' kind of sales, where a very large stud of "old busses" was to be disposed of. There were bundles large and small; trunks heavy and ligiit, and packages of every cor.ceivab'e 8bape and style. The sale came off, somebody got the prises, if there were any, and some body got the blanks, of which there cer tainly were tome, and the express company pocketed the profit or the loss, as the case may have been Shortly after the sale?and after the "old hos tb" had been scattered and forgotten by everybody except the purchasers?the agent of tbe express company was hailed one day by a stranger, who expressed a great anxiety to communicate something to him. The stran ger was a little, sharp looking German, not over cleanly in his person, or prepossessing in his general appearance. "Mr S ," 8 ?ys the little man, " I wants to shjr.eak mit you : someting for your own goot. Mind .' Tdon t rare for der fifty t-o-l-l-e-r-s ; but it a for your own goot!" The stranger said he did not care for the sum be named, but the manner in which he ] drawled out the word "dollars," tbe unction with which he dwelt upon it, and rolled it like 1 a sweet morsel upon nis tongue, abundantly proved that tbe dollar was his god Besides, ' the manner in which he introduced the dol lars without any explanation to his meaning, showed what was uppermost in hi8 mind 41 Well, ' responded Mr S. to this strange salutation of tbe avaricious German, " and what is for my own good'" '?I will tell you, Mr. S , but mini! I don't care Jor dtr Jifty t-o-l-l-e r-s I can afford to be sheated. for I is in de auction business myselfs. Ok ' I will give yon my card The card was produced from the breeches pocket of the little man. and Mr S read upon its greasy surface, that Mr Isaacs (as we will call the stranger) was a general dealer in sec ond hand goods, and that he moreover sold ( such articles as have parted from first hands ( at auuion Next to the " t-o-l-l-e-r-i," Mr Isaacs paid special attention to the circula tion of his cards, and his hand went to his pocket in search of the bit of pasteboard, as j though it was so used to it that the operation j had become purely mechanical. Mr. 15. could not glean from the card what j was " for his own goot,' and so he told the , littlo man. ( " W ait awhile,'.'continued the latter, " and I will tell you; but you see 1 don't nund der j fifty t o I l-t-r-s > "So I perceive," responded the express man, dryly. ?'No. tor I do goot business myselfs; I will?Ok .' I did give you my card From sheer force of habit tho little m^n plunged his hand into bin pocket in search of a card at the allusion to his business; but le collecting that he had already handed a "document" to Mr S., he finished the sen tcnco he was uttering in the manner we havj described " Well, you see, Mr. S , your Express Com- j pany is large, and make a goot deal of mon- | l.-b, and I links it wrong you go to people who ; sheato; but mi tid ' I don't care fur der jifty to-l-lers " But what about the fitly doiiars ? inter posed hstf tLo express, becoming somewhat wearied with his in noy-loviug friend "Ah! I will came to that soan You sea it is lor your own goot to employ hones; au : tioneers I am in dat business. I will give OA.' 1 did give you my card ."' The inevitable right hand went into the : breeches again, but it was again w.thirawn j empty, as usual. " De auctioneer who sell your goots have ] sheats in his store. But luind, it's for your I own goot I say so, for I don't cure for der fifty t-o-l-l-e-r-s I can lose de iuonish, for I do j^ot business I will?OA ' I did give you my card I' Mr S was becoming tired of the everlast ing preamble, and he gavo Mr Isaacs a hint to t'aat effect Tho latter promised to cut the matter short, and alter repoated assurances cf how entirely indifferent he was respecting 11 der fifty t o l-l e r-.?," and frequent offers 0f a frtt^h tender oi his pocket advertisements, which offers invariably ended with " Oh- I did give you my card. he proceeded to tell the story ot tUe event that na 1 exerted bun so much We givo it in his own words, re gretting that we caLnot portray his manner with his language. " You sees, Mr. S., I see de advertisement in de paper that you will soli big lot of what you call unclaimed packages, unsight, un seen. Now, tinks I, uio make some nionish ; here is a goot chance. You see I deals in second-hand tings. I will give? Ot' I did give nou my card ! Mind, dia is ?:.? for your own goot, lor / doiCt care for der nfty t-o-l I e r-s ! ^ " Well, I goes down to de auction store whero deso ' unsight, unseen1 packages was to be seen, and sees dere a black man, der bor ter of der sthore-Mr. S. dis is all for your own goot; I'don t care for ter fifty l-e-r-s ' I do'goot business ; I sells goots by auction myself, I will-OA.' I did givz you my card!1 . , _ , . " Well, I says to dis black borter, here is half a t-o 1-1-e-r for you ; shust open some oi dese drunks what * unsight, unseen,' and no bodys know any ting about it De borter he gets a bunch of keys, and he takes my half a t-o-l-l-e-r, and he opens some of der drunks; you see Mr- S., / doii't care for der fifty t-o-l l-e-r-s ! but I don't like to be sheated Dis borter sheats, shes.ts me who is auctioneer myself, Ok ! I did give you my card " Der first drunk dis borter opens was full of olothes ; goot o^oth coat, velvet vest, fine shirts, hair brush, all fuss rate Dat drunk worth dirty t-o-l-V-e-r-s if I had him .in my auction sntore. I will?OA .' 1 did give you my card, " Well I shust. put, my brivate marx on der end of dis drunk, so I know it again, and < borter he opexu more drunks, for much, and ?lem X don't mark, bu |=j& ??&*???? on der drunk/l'h.vfpat my bri?a*?!**?!? On one I bid fifteen t o I l-e-r s ; two I V?e ten t-a l-l-? r f a-biece for. and I burs home *7 bill was fifty t-o-l-l-e-rs: bat mind Mr 8 , I don't care for dtr fifty /-<>./. Well I goes borne and I telIs iny wife 1 make good speculation, and dat we have nioe lot second band clothes and ting* to put in 4ar .tore I will?Ok ' / did Jve Ju mv h\mm ? i C" der *n<^ der obesu cornea Dit^i t / "art. and I tinks dey feel light. ttr j.r tr, ' <<?- t lar, "? If" m old keys and open der trunks and der cheets and *":ler* wm* in dem all was * ragged shX and dree pairs old drawers* tiuTmind1 ?on i rate for der fifty t-o-14-ers When I find me sheated, deu me tinks me saw der ? ack borter buy all der bundle, *b.?p whit K - ?L.P?V,1"7 *** *l??the8 and tines in wh ie I buy der empty drunks that hal? my' brivate mark on ' but, mind, Mr 6 th?o?b 7 don tc%r*fOT dfT fif'f t-o l. Mr. Isaacs concluded the ftory of hiswronn by repeated assurances that be was entirely indifferent to the loss of his ?' fifty t-o-f. l-e-r-s, ' and wound up by reeommendiu* his own establishment as the place where the public would have justice done it The last words Mr ft beard as be walked away from t .e overreached German, was a reminder that ne. Mr Isaacs, had given him "kit card/" flow many Isaacs there are in thia world who in their stories of their imagined wr>nrs b! n tCKXPi"? tbie f#?1 that be wh0 would h?" been the biter has been bitten himself How many of y?ur keen thorns prick their own fin gers with their sharp practice and how many an individual gives the lie to his pretended ^.difference about a matter by talk.n* incea. sin.lj concerning that which he in anxious the world should believe he never thinks of. r.iSTRrcTioiii for Savixg (Jardbk Seeds.? When the weds are ripe, gather them without unnecessary delay ^otherwise the pods will sp ?POD an<i their contents be scattered upon the ground. Do not gather india-rimi natcly, bui take only the finest looking heads. By th:.' selection of the beat plants and the best saed.good varieties may be even improved and they certainly will not deteriorate In this way many of our choice vegetables have been obtained The practical stockbreeder's mott> lii th*t "like produces like," and he breeds from those animals only which posse s tne points he wishes perpetuated. Thus if y;-u select the earliest peas, from the etrliest vines, tor a number of seasons, you can obtain a Viin**7 r'Pen?ng several days earlier than that which you commenced It has been done once, and may be done again. Place the seed vessels, as soon as gathered upon a cloth in the shade, so that they mav become perfectly dry, at whieh time thresh out the seed, by means of a small stick. Win now ouL the chaff end small or defective seed, and put the ren..binder in drawers or small p*per bngs Every kind should be labelled with its name and the year when raiw>d. in this manner : 41 Larly salmon radish, 1856 " Ihig will prevent all possibility of the inexpe rienced cultivator mistaking beet for cabbage seed, or sowing that which by the lapseof time has lost its powers of germination. Koep these drawers or bags in a cool dry apartment, where no injury may be appre hended from moisture or the attacks of tnioe. With caro seed* may be preserved for several years itT The following good na'ured paragraph js g ,ing the round : '? Speaking of olive oil let me tell you an anecdote of my friend (i-Miey. of Philadelphia, of the Ledy'a Book, sir, the best hearted man of that name in the world Well, sir, tiodey had a new servant Sir.; I never knew anybody that did'nt have * new servant girl. Well, sir, Qodey had a dinner party in early spring, with lettuce He is a capital hand at salad, so he dressed it The guest* ate it; and?sir?well, sir, I must ha-ten to the end of my story. Said Uodey to the new girl next morning. ' What has be jome of that bottle of castor oil I gave you to put away yesterday morning!' 'Sure ' said *he, 'you said it was castor oil, and I put it it in the castor.' 'Well,' said Gody, 'I thought A rem;i-kable case ia on trial in Tioga county, New York A man named Ruluff, who has just served out a ten years term in Auburn Stat? prison for the abduction of his wiie nud child some twelve years since, is now indicted for their murder. He says that he knows waere his wile and child are, but that be will suffer the muscles of his arms to be burned off with a bot iron before be will open hi* mouth, on the subject. A few days sinoe an uuknotrn man, claiming to be the brother of Kuloff, was allowed to visit him; the prisoner at first refused ta acknowledge him, but afterwards owned the relationship and re ceived from Lis brother over a thou and dol lars to pay the expense of his trial. The case causes much excitement. Ijjr It lia.- been ascertained, by good au thority, that it takes less yards of goods for a dress pattern for a large sited lady, than it does for the dear little creatures who trip along our streets. A few days since, a lady in this city, of more than ordinary mind, while examining gome goods, was told by the clerk that kc thought the pattern rather scant for her, replied that there was plenty for Kcr but not enough for a small woman. The clerk ap peared surprised at the idea She accord ingly explained thu-: the larger ones want to appear small as they can conveniently, while tiie smaller ones want to show off as big as pos-ible! The last we saw of the astonished clerk he was making tracks for the elate to S9t it do An Der Vidder ?Zat pooty little vidder, vat vc doshent vish to name, is stbill leiben on aat leetle sdreet, a doing shuss te tame. D*# ?;erk" npoudt der korners, sometimes goes down to see how der tarlin leetle vitchy ess, ?nd a-k'cr how she pe Dais loves her v<?r' goot laker, duis loves her leet'e tthore, dais loves her leetle paby. but dais loves der vid uar more. To dalk mit tat tw^et vidder. ven the hand* der lager round, vill make das >hap tat tlous it, pe happy, we'll pe pound?dat i-h, it vo can veil polifre dasglerks vat trinki uer peer?who coes iu dare for nothin elah. put timply >ur to tee her. A genuine down easter was lately es 6 lying to appropriate a square of exceedingly t ugh beef at dinner in a Wisconsin hotel His cout u!sive effort with a knife and fork at tracted the .miles of the rest in the same pre dicament as himself At last Jonathan's j a ttenco vanished under *11 success, when laying down his utensils, he burst out with : ''Stran gers, jua ceedn t laff?if you haint got any regard for the landlord s feelings, you ought t) have some respect for the old bull." This saily brought down the house. little boy while writhing under the toriuiesofan agua wis told to rise up and take a powder which bad been prepared for him " PJ?r?ier ' powder," said he, raising hiu.s<ilf on one elbow, and putting on a Smile ?' mother, I jnn't a gun." A kiss on the forehead denotea respect and admiration ; on the cheek, friendship. on the eyelids, tender sentiment; and on the lips, love. The young men of our acquaint ance have not much 'respect" for young la dies 1 The youth who wad nearly frowned a few days ago in a " flood of tender recollec tions," was slowly recovering, but yaatardaj he fell from the sublime to the ridiculous, and was fatally injured.