Newspaper of Evening Star, September 16, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 16, 1856 Page 1
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VOL. VIII. WASHINGTON, 1). C., TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1856. NO. 1,125. THE EVENING STAR, rtHLI*H?l? fcVRHT AFTKKNOUII, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At lk4 31*' iffMr ?/ ftnntpJ?m<? ???%?? ?wi Llftmtk strut, By W. D. WALLACH, Will be ?erred to suborrlbers by camera at 81X AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*; papers nerved in packages at J7# cent* per month. To mall subscriber* the sub pcTlp'l"n price i* THREE DOLLARSANDFIF TY CENTS a jminidmnct, TWO DOLLARS tm ?1* month*, and ONE DOLLAR for three month*; for lee* than three months at the rate of If % rent* * wrek. Ur- SINGLE COPIES ONH TENT. OFFICIAL. TaitAsoar DarasTMi^T, May ?, 1?M. Notice 1* hereby given to the holders of the ?teck Issued pursuant to the act of Congress of Md July, 181?, that such atock la redeemable by It* term*, and will be paid at the Treasury on tbe surrender of the certlflcates thereof, on the lath of November next, when intent thereon will cease. This department will continue to purchase such stork prior to said day of redemption, and will piy therefor the following premium, In addition to the interest accrued to the day of purchase, with one day's Interest for the money to reach the vendor: f On 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 oertlloates; Oa such stock received between the lataad 31st day* of August, one-fourth of one per cent; And on auch stock received after the31st day of A'i;;n*t, the interest accrued thereon, and one day'* additional Interest only, will be paid. Oert.rtcates of auch stock transmitted under ttU notice must be duly assigned to the United Bute* by the party entitled to receive the pur chase money; and when sent prior to the 1st July the current half year's Interest mu t also be as ?lgned by the present stockholder, otherwise suoh Interest will be payable as heretofore. And notice 1* further given to holders of other storks of the United States that this department vriil purchase the same between the 1st day of J m? and the 1st day of December next, unless the sum of ? 1,500,000 shall be previously ob'alned, and will pay for the same, in addition to the in terest accrued from he day of the last dividend of Interest, and on? day's additional interest for the money to reach the vendor, the following rates of p real urn: On stock of the loan of 1812, a premium of 10 per cent ; Oa st <ck of the loans of 1347 and 1849 a premium of 1# per cent.; And on stock Issued under the act offtth Sep tember, 1?50, commonly called Texan indemnity stock, a premium of G per cent. Certificate* transmitted under this notice should be du!y assigned to the United States by the par ty entitle.! to receive the money; and if sent pre vlou* to the 1st July, the current half-year's In terest must al*o be aligned by the present stock kolder, otherwise the Interest for the half year to that day will be payable to him as heretofore. Pay me it for all the foregoing stocks will be nude by drifts on the assistant treasurers at Bos ton, New 'i ork, or Philadelphia, as the parties entitle 1 to receive the money may direct. JAMES GUTHRIE, mJtt-rt'.UNov Secretary of the Treasury. OFFICIAL. TaEtSPBY Dcpartmeht, Aug 1st 5i0, 1806. Wher? a' th* following joint resolution of L'ongrca* has b ?com1- a law: Joist Btsotrrto* extending ih<- time f-n the credi tor* ot Teas'* if? pres* nt 'heir < la rrn RfUih hxf t\> Senate and Home of fOpruenta t** of I fie C firtci Statei of a iti (Jongrea <u *mhUJ, Tha a<, a<re?ab y to the p-r vi-ion of the twth *ec;ion f?t the a-t ol the 28 h of Pebrna y, l"?5>, ?? to provtiefjr the payment of sueh creditor of ta? 'a'e r^pub'ic of Te*a* a< a'e romp ehended in tit-a?', of Congress or 3rptrmb:r 9i?>, I83?," no tier, by pub ic aivertisement, was duly giv-n for the *pe-e of ninety days by me 8e reia y of the Trea U'y, of the urn- a wbich raynimt of the am >unt appr(>pna ed by the fifth section of ?aid a :t w >ul l be male,pro rata, on a y b >nd, certirira e, or ? vid^ncc of <i*b? of ?aid 4ia wbiru should b i pr ?>niej a'. ih?* Treamry D?-|?rim nt thirty rfayi p. ceding the 13m cay ?i June, ittjS, the |,m t of -a J notee; and ai u i? represented by the said 8 wta-y ot tus Treasury, that of ?ai J b ?nd<, cer ti i a t?s, and evilence* oi deb", which fcav* bjen r-s.^ai*ed by the 8rat-? of Texa*, the ?, eq?al to th i "uni ?;! three hundred a i?l eighty aine thou - a id mx hundred ail ninety three dolla ? and *ev n ee*u were not pre.enied wthe Trt a >ury Depa ?iu ml p.'ior to the ra'd 13.h of Juu**, therefore, in or W-r to do full justice to the h??t1er< of a d deb , the 8ecre u y ot th' Trea ury i* hereby a i boozed to pay to the holderi of a .y of the ?aid b nd*. certificate*, or evi len-e*, of deb', not presented before ih"! 13ih day of Jim; la?t, whn may nresent a d prove ths sn ue a* th*! Tren?ury Heps'm nt, b tween the 13 h day f June Ian a*d the 1st day of Ja itia y next, a id *xecut* tl?e propsr releases to the Unlt-a Sta e* a id the 8ta'e of Texa?, their pro rcta ?bare of the '?"? m Hi"'" seven hundred a id fifty thousand dolls'*; a u after pav.nent thereof, the ta'd Secre taryot the Trea<ury is a ithorised and required to disiribite and pay tbe re*idue of the raid *ev?n mil lions seven bun ir?d and fifty thou and doilam, then reini ning in tbe trea?ury, pro rata, ain^agst all tbe d aoMers who may have proved toeir cla m , and et."*ut*d th* p-nper releases on or b?fore the 1st day ot Janus y next. Approv d August 18th, I8jd Noncin axaxar arru to the holfers of bonds, cert'llca'en, and ev d*nce* of debt of the late repub lis '?f Texas wikh were not pre?ented at this do partm ;nt on sr b'fjre the l^tb day of Jans la ?, that the rid ? wUi bj settled a id thrs pro rata amnnnt tLsreoa will b: pa-1 to the la vful holders thereof if pre?eotod bsfor* the ftr.'t day of January aext, ao compamod with the nece* a*y ev>d^nee of their jen uia-aew, with a?i$nm rot* to the United States, re quired to glv s thi- de, itm :at tbe custody of ?uoh b Mid*, so uflcs'.cs, and evi len;es of dtbi, and with relea*es to tbe United S a'e* a iJ Tnu, lu acoord aise wrh tl?e p ovitions of tUe act of CmgreiW of '^th Ftb-aa-y, l?j6 Tuu department will not require i vidciicc of g, n amesess to be present ed with the certificate.! issued by the a Hit^r and oomp'r dler of Texai under the la *4 of tha 8 a e. But upos ersesno mannsof ver ify>ng ihe certlfl'-ate*, bind* and promissory astee i<<u':4 Oy ths republic of I?xa?, and not presented t", nor a idl.ed by, the o?cers of th* State. The sr^na'y a d proper proof of the gennin ness of th* latter is the cerufl ate of the eomptr jller ol the K ate of Texa\ who has the olh-iai charge of the original a-iNiv:? renting to tbe debt of the late rcj pub'ic of Texa* Th * a* <ifnin*at and releases may bo cxccuted and a~kno?>djr4 in the presence of the As'istani Secretary of the Treasury, or the chief clerk therco", ia ib? pri *ence of a nouuy public, and bo witnessed by ths Asnwant dears'a y, or chief clerk a d aora iy, and b! certified by the nota y ui>d?r hi* no'a iia ?miI ; b it when toe holders da*ire to uialte ths a-s*gum*nt aid raeeute the roleaie. out of the city of VVa hin^ton, it may b: J?ne in the presesce of a i asauiant u?a?urer, or c?llcelor, or eurv. y:?r of the eustoini,in the presence of a n<Ha y public, aid bn w.tnesv d by the collector or suiveyor and the no u y pub ic, aai bj oerufitd by the nota y under hij no'a ia! sra ; and if tVere be no collector or surv. y or of ihe cmituii at the p!a;e where the parly re ?id' i, tb assign lu1-m aid relia?cs may be exeouted b f>re any court of rca>rd, in ths presenee of the ju>lge asd el r* there >f a*id be witnessed by thciu, a d certified by the cl.rk uad f his s< ai of offl<> ; a id if the hcld**r be out of th': United S* a es, the a? ?i^iiin Mil a si releases may b: e* cuted b fore any United 8ta rtwssai, and bd w.tacsjcd and ceruflcd by linn aader hi* conau'ar s*a'. All persoas exe cuting #ueh a^ijcnm jnts a H re|ras?s ni jst alio d-: cla e, under oaUi, before tha no'a y, clerk, or con sul, as tbe rase may bs, thai tbsy are the real own ers of the certificates or other evidences cf d b*, ? r that Vie rain* have biea a -igned to ib< in, 6owa fiie, fir collection ; and the nota<y, clerk, or consul m ist iaclud* th< faet of tbatde(Ha suns ia their ce* nfi ate of acknowledgment. If aMigued lor e WUetion, or in pledge, ths nam* of ths pany holding ih-j b nefielal or re*tdua?y in mm If Um oiatm must be ?mi in the aAdavit and a rsltase to the United States and release to Texaimast hi daly eseeutrd by suoh r?fty. to gether with the alignment and releases from the person in whose favor settlement and payment is requested One or more audited certificate?, or one or more evidence of the ?amn character of debt, may he in cluded in the wmf alignment, relraies. and atiria vit of ownership, if tach ccrtifka'.e is correctly de scrib d by number, date, amount, a id ram? of the original |>ayee. It should ml so apptar whether the cmifica es were Issued by the authoritim of the State of Texa?, on amount of the dtbt of the repub lic, or were issued by the republic Of Texa*, accord ing to the harts of each ca?e. The as^ignm^nt to the United Stages may be made in common foim ; the releases should bi drawn ac cording to the fo:m.i subjoined?A and B. JAME8 GUTHRIE. Secreiary of the Treasury. Farm Jt. Know a'l persons by these presents tnat liairel?-a?d,anu h reby relcai??, the United 8 a'es of Am 'rica from a'l furtiier liability or c^m for the payment of certificate or ?vwencc of d-bt number , for the sum of f , iMied by the late republic of Texas (or by the authorities of ihe State of Texai, a; tiio case may b:,) a id re derm-id by the United Sfa es iu accordance with the provisions of ai act o( Congress entitled "An act to p*pvi e tor tlie payment of such cjeditor.< of the late repub'tc of Texa* a< are comprehended in the actof Con/rese of September nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," approved the 28th day of Fedruary, 1853, and an act of the tate of Tt.tai, approved the 1st of Fibrua-y. 18o6. As witness ray Laid and seal. Form B. Know all persons by these presents that ? ha* released, aid hereby releases, the Sla eof Texas from all further liab.liiy or claim for the pay in-nt of certificate or evidence of H bt numb-r , f<?r the sum of $ - , iasaen by the late re public of Texa?,(or by the authorities of the 8 ate of T? xa<, a? the rase may be,) and redeemed by the United States in a?cor>ia ice with the provisions of an act of ConxrcH*, entiiled "An act to provide for the payment of such creditors of the late n-pulilicoi Texas a? are comprehended in the act of Con cress of Septrmb.-r nine, euhtecn hundred and fifty," approved the 23th of February, 1855, and an act of thp State of Texa', approved the 1st of Februa y, 1856 As witness my hand and ma\ The fallowing is a list or the audited cerii States still ou'sta ding: -Vo Lsuel to. ]6;?9 O.^car Engledow -Vo Lined to. 8 T D Tompkins 18 Rukma-i Canftcld 31 John A Clifton ?<* H K Wine 53 R G H abb i 84 J De Cord - va 92 John Burning! ain 1675 T-u-ttecs ef Austin Cnllcgo 1?82 G II Montana*. & Co 16 *0 John Ka-ner 1701 Daniel Ca'l 1735) 'js jonn Burningt ain 1739) ? . 135 Phinra?DcCordova 1733 ( " N Wa,co,t 1 ~J n |] _ I J ?_ - a m mm ? 176 E Pa'dwin I'll Jaina? Tilflima l 192 Mathias Clark | Etha > Carle 3M O Rlinrau 814 J E Wa le 368 Peter* k Booth 39.) I.ott lluned 404 8 Kmgsley 427 J Pa k?*r. for Eliza b"th Pa ker, ex'x 437 Benedict Bayley 445 I.eander R<a?on 466 Wm ' >dlin 467 John W King 503 T B VV? bb 510 A 8 Thu m >nd 518 TIhw \V'Marsla" 625 David 8 Kaiifman 613 Georg* W I'd k*r 1716 John W Portts 1770 I K Elliott 1807 Harriet George 1816 Mile* 3 Bennett 1829 Nathaniel Rudder 1831 i L? vi Tyler, adm'r 1833 { nfWII Kelly IKtft famuel Wildey 1839 George Sutherland 1811 J P ilenmnga Jp}5}JCEccles 1814 IXmiintl BaMinp'r IK51 J 1) Loinn IR-VS C P Green 1865 David Ayrea 1869 Thoines F J?m s 18<8 C Sehiedlr inantd 1881 J F Jewt u 1897 F Emma J899 Par il'a Lee r ?ir?? 611 Crutcher&McRavenl920 9 W Gros?m>:yer 1922 Gilbert Johnson 1928 Koh^rt Lusk l?*29 E W C'awttiern 1910 WinCochiao 1932 Fia ici Moore jr 2071 An<1rew Da'ey 2072 Laa: stewa:t SSJeWVickery Taul Bremond ?8?0 ( ? Burnet R P McMaster j8?irpCpnl'y j 8 W Fisher ?UM ) 1501 < kouisia'd Davis 2303 R Front 23''6 Thoma> Reed 2316 HaniMin C Bryant 2330 J 8 McDorald i340 Arthur Ganier 23il J r March- tt 2341 Aadrews h. Grov .r S145J P GMe ritt ?3I9 W Pinkney 23V) J D Gidding^ 2354 J Crawford jr 2358 A P Elgerton 23.?9 Thomas Wa ner jr 2-''63 George K 8istare 2161 Fiancis Brichia 23^2 Eluabnh Carter* 2381 Wm Davis \ H87 Joseph Tomlin?n 2 W) Hneed 8i Turuer' 652 } ^',n f'ower 6i;t J A 8imr*aon 6 >9 Wm II Belcher 677 II II Williams 701 Felix Rieder 719 } rl Da'c 773 Wm Jonen 779 Wm Wa'ker 793 Dyer P?arl 8 2 Uaac L Hill 863 f&rmoean Brown 874 Jritn IV Rower 879 Jara?s McMa4er 914 Dyer P a I 915 Ma-y K len Ilcdai 9:? JbE?1s ?3i Mrs Mary Belville 1010 Anson Craoson 1012 R M Porb-? 1025 James N Hornn 101J Thoma* Lindeay 104? James L Green 1017 Jmmc Daniel 1048 J B Daniel 1050 Charles Vmccnt 1057 | 8 0 Gcrva'se 105? Willis Millican 1059 J D Millican 1062 John Davis 1065 Wm Barton 1079 W A Lockha-t 1080 R Morton 1185 James Kil'am 1196 C II Taylor 1241 Yoangs Coleman 1-248 Rob 'rt McNuit 1219 John W Cloud, per 2390 Win Kunbro atfy I II Raym >nd 2400 H H llaynie 1261 E De Pon 01s 1269 C P Green 1275 G W Sinks k J Shaw 1297 John Kendrick 1298 Samuel Hid en 1300 John Johnson 1301 Hu*ai Ma?tex 8401 R W Mil hank 2402 Catherine Allen B 2445 llenry Kring 2413 J W Lawrence 24 8 StepVn Smith 2434 A C Horton 2438 Elapha'et Ea ton 2442 litmucl B Dickenson l.'W2 Thomas H Forrester 2450 Wm II Thompson 1385 B R Warner 1423 William Frets 1424 G W Osborne 1125 John A Ralherford 1427 Cornelius Vannoy 1128 Joseph Hates 1473 Ann B Reese 1515 Lumbard Minis 1521 J C M oors 1523 John James 1554 K H Douglas 1570 E M Fish 1572 Wm Kerr 1580 James A Moody 158f P Bickford 1612 John Lamer 1615 John Cameron 1623 John D Taylnr 1624 Levi Mercer 1625 Eii Mercer 2452 Z Wm Eddy 2471 j E Heiron 2474 A B Hemphill >477 Aaron Haughton 2479 Heirs of John Jones 84e0 " J.*l Hi 1 2481 " Warren Aburn 2182 " John L Monks 248:1 " Peter Aldrich 2190 M A Dooly 2500 George C Day cashier 2501 F Kennett ti Co 2503 John W Schrimpf 8501 W C Blair 2512 M Korberttaille 2513 llenry B Brooks 2514 Gabriel Trumwclt 252S II 8 Morgan 2529 Furbur h. B*au 2531 Sarah Newman The outstanding evidences of other classes of li e d^bt of the republic of Texas cannot be specified by thii Department. aa 22-dtl UanJ P. HOOVER'# BOOT, SHOE, AVID TRUNK EST A13 S, LISHMENT? I have on hand the largest and nost extensive asuort m*nt o Sentlemens' and Ladles' Bole Leath er Trawling Trunk,Iron and Wood Frame Packing Trunks* Vail ces Bonnet Boxes, new style; Carpet Bags of all styles and qualities Also, a general assortment of Ladles', Gents', Boys', and Mlssea Shoes, all olors and stiles. All wishing to purchase any of the above articles will tndit to tkelr advan tage to examine my atock before purchasing else where Call at 8. P. BOOVER'S, Iron Ball Peon, a**, bet. 9th and lDth Jy? | streets. TRAVCL1N6 TRUNKS AT LOW PRICKS ATo22 PA AVSNUE. WALL A STEPHENS ARE IN RECEIPT of another large and fine as sortment of beat sole leather travel ing TRUNKS, LADIES' DRESS TRUNKS, BAT BOXES, < L1CES, CARPET BAGS, SATCHELS. Ac., embracing all onallties of fine and low priced traveling reqaMiea WALL A STEPHENS, aa33-tf Fa. ava , bet. 9th and 10th streets. CfflAUNCST WARKINIR, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER, *NS OBALBE IN Fine Witches, Jewelry, and Silver Ware. Billing at m ttrp liberal rtductxon from cut tommrf prieti. H 1NTHONY BUCHLY, UNDERTAKER, Shop and Residence N?. 303 Penn'a avenue, ?outh side, between 9th and 10th ate. AVING PROVIDED HIMSELF WITH an ELEGANT HEARSE, and all necessary conveniences fort properly condncti"g bis business, would respectfulVy Inform the public that he la fully prepared to All all orders entrusted to him, at the shortest notice, and In the beat manner. A large supply of READY-MADE COFFINS of all sues, always on hand, which will be fur nished on t*he most reasonable terms. As heretofore, no palnawlll be spared to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. N. B.?Residing on the premises, orders wfll be promptly attended to at all houra. feb 7-ly J. CONNELLY* Undertaker. y?. V2H Stv*ntk strut, wttt sid?, bit. O nnd W, WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM the cltliensof Washington and the adjoining counties that be 1st prepared to attend to all orders at the shortest notice and on the most liberal terms' He will spare no pains to give entire satisfaction on all occasions. He guarantees to preserve the dead In the warmest weather for any length of time. A large supply of ready-made COFFINS of all sixes and qualities, always on hand. Shrouds, Carriages, Hearses, and every other article furnished of the best quality. A share of the public patronage la respectfully aol letted. mar i1-tf MRS. at. E. HARVEY, (Svccsssoa to Jaxis F. Harvit, dkciasid,) UNDERTAKER, No. 410 SeventA strut, bttwttn G 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&OTECTIO* AND INDEMNITY FROM LOSS BY FIRE! Su/>siTilcd Capital and Surplus Sl,3dS,13i 13. FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSUR ANCE CO.. OF PHILADELPHIA Office northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. STATEMENT OF BUSINESS FROM THE 1ST day of August to the Jlst day of December, 1055: Am 'uutrccuvcd in marine premiums..$68,'242 31 Do tire premium* 3*J,908 82 Total prcmiumi for five months 108,151 1M Capital 1,250,000 00 1,358,151 13 Invested as follows: Bond!* of Allegheny county, Pittsburg, and Philadelphia Cny6'.? $7^,721 GG Railroad boi-d<, cost 33,-100 00 Loans on first mortgage of real estate.. 50.050 00 Do stock*, collateial 30 3*4 00 Ca?h in bank ami on hand 11,09.! 22 Capital subscribed 1,017,700 00 Premium not?, not matured 06.387 :;i Du^ from agrnt* (?'cured by bonds)... ly.tjifcl Gl Expenses and cMiiitiisMons 11,602 33 B 1,358,151 13 Total amount ot loam a n ported to 1st January, 1856: Fire Si,066 66 Marine J.000 00 4,6G6 66 DIRECTORS. Hon. Thus. H. I'l ?rencfv, I hartcs Dingee, Qeoigc II AriTi-ilrong, Ttooma* Mandrrlield, Charles A Kubu am, Edward R. Helmbolu * George Hclmbold, F. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall, l.aac Leech, Jr. THOMAS B. FLMRKNCF, President. EDWARD R IIBLMBOLD, SecrHaiy. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 397 D street Jno. M. Tmrnton,corner First s'reel and Virginia avenue. James Wtliiam*, No. 22 Pour-and a liall street. MARINE SURVEYOR. Capt J. P. Levy, No. 367 Pennsylvania aveuue. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Tbomason. The bu?irtes? of this Compa-iy will compare la vorab'y with the moM successful of similar int*litu ti?>n? in the United Plates. ' Kr?m the l?l day ot August, 1855, in five months, h? ti i? January, 1856 the premiums received Kffl'fintcd to the large sum of one hundred anrt eight thousand, one liunlred and fifty-one dollars, with only forty sii hundred and sixty six dollars losses reported. VVith tl?e?o evidences of success and good man agement, the directors feel justified hi aolicitirg a share o*" public patronaje, believing that the w-ci rity off-red is am,ile and that all fair claims will be adjusted more according to equity than l^gal techni calities. With a view of affording ample indemnity to the public, the company have depoMtrd with MESSRS. DUNCAN, SHERMAN, t CO.. OF NEW YORK, THEIR BANKERS, Cash and premium notes to provide an accruing Trust fiind of One Hundrfd Thousand Dollars, To b? held by titem as a Idttional security to policy holders f?r the payment of losres. The company is prepared to is-ue policiee against loa< or damage by fire on DWELLINGS, FL'RNI TU?K, MILLS, M ANUFACTi -k 1KS, WARE HOUSES, all descriptions of BUILDINGS, and tneircontent*, or all kinds ?f MERCHANDISE, transported by VKS8KLS. STEAM ROATS, CA NAL BJATS, RAILSOADS, and the usual car veyances to or from any portion of RUROPiS and AMERICA, aud on the hulls of STEAMBOATS navigating the western waters The tales of premium will be a* low as other companies, and in fixing them every improvement

in construction and arrangement will be lakeu into consideration. All lueses speedily adjusted and promptly (aid. Office northwest c rner Pennsylvania avenue and Seventeenth street, Washington city, D. C. Insurance inay aho he effected at the- Home Office, Northwest corner Walnut and Second Streets, Phila delphia. Also, at the Company's offices: New York? A. VV. Th mpwn, No. 10 Wall street. Bom on? Oliver Brewster, No 4 State street. Baltimore? B II. Richardson, No 72 Baltimore street. Cincin nati?Taylor A Anthony. Chariest on?J. H.Tay lor, No. 121 K. Bay street New Orleans?Ha ma:> Doane. Montgomery?Albert W.IIiami. Mobile? A. C. Waugh. Pittsburg?'T. J Hunter, No. 00 Water street. Savannah- A. Wilbur, No. Ill Fay street. Augusta?Guardey, Whyte a Co. Atlanta? Marcua A. Bell. Trenton?Narr A Cccks. Fond du La??Robert A Baker. Vicksbura?J Putnam. Buffalo?A Barker. Memphis ?W. E Milton. Detroit?'Thomaa Pa'in-r A Son Milwaukie?A. Wellington Hart. Wells burg, Virginia?Danforth Brown, jr. Erie, Pennsylvania?Allen A Craig. Wyoming, Penn-y:vania R. C. Smith. Louis viito? ll. H.Tlmburlake. Nashville? JcgephNa<b. Port'and?D Robinson, jr. Chicago?E P. Ward Pan F ancisco? Wll.iam Biggs. St. Louis?Thoe. R. Courteray, general agent lor the south'rn and Western State ?. And fri oth'-r principal cities of the United Slates by authorized officers of the com pany^ JeI4-lyt DR. MUNBON. AT.T38 PENN'A AVENUE. Is still making those beautiful continuous GUM TEETH, called/MQs* Allen's Patent, for the excellency nf^/TrTWr which over all other styles of teeth, many now wearing them In this city, will chcerfullv vouch There is one Dentist in this city who has been Infringing the potent, and made a bad Imitation of it, against whom I hereby caution the public N. D Whenever a Dentist speaks against Allen's Patent Continuous Gum Teeth, when properly constructed, it is because he la Ignorant of the process, Incompetent to make the work, or a unwilling to pay for the patent. je 16-tf JU11N W. MYERS fc CO. DBALEES Ilf Whi e and Red Ash, Egg, stove, Transition, Nut, Cumb- Lump, A Blacksmith's Coals. Alto, HICKORY. OAK. AND PINE WOOD PERSONS LAYING IN FUEL FOR THE winter will ftnd it to their advantage by send ing ua their ordcra, or leaving them at P. J. Steera' store, No. 4887th -trcet, between D and E.aa they will be promptly Sued with the best article and at low prices. 2,240 lbs given to ton ' JOHN W. MYERS A CO., Oliceand Yard corner of G and 22d streets, sc2-lm First Ward*. SCHOOL BOORS AND SCHOOL REQUI. SIT ES. A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ALL THE School Books used In the District, and a very thing waated by Schools in the Stationery line, kept constantly on hand aad offered at greatly reduced prieaa ny E K.LUNDY, ee 3- Ne. 191 Bridge street, Georgetown. Educational. SCHOOL NOTICE. SELECT SCHOOL, THE NUMBER OF 1\ pupll? limited, will be commenced at the hotise, now In course of erection, on the corner of 10th and G street*, on Monday, the 11th ef Sep ' terober Particular attention will be paid to 1 Mathematics Those who wish to study Survey i lng will have a good opportunity, as 1 hare a fine instrument, and will give field practl<^e weekly. For terms apply to SAMUEL KELLY, at Mr John Sessfora's, on I'enn. avenue, between 11th 12th streets. an 29 - ? HAM L KELLY, Printipil. YOt'NO LADIFS'C'LASICAL INSTITUTE mHP i-v,??H90E5""'. T will be rei1!Si5E8 n.?F THIS SCHOOL A few boirdS vSfl h^nr; r,n.l!iV' thJ I5th lnstant purlls is limifoH k nf i p<'' The number of "" *?" ?? ?" Pre -^igl__?TKPBEN H. MIBim A. M iMi n ?,R8, ?* M* "niTH, that she is pr-IKed i?SOTet?Wn' anrt Tlcln?(r and private lemons Ml ln < ?**?<?* FLOWER^nS VAsKtrV?MWA\ Ornamental Leather w^' ' ** FrJ,t and "?on * 'ow'e",Pluses, pet Ifnn of 12 Ics. V^?rr- if :;5I Private 1 p??/!n Per term of b lessons $3 i nvaie lessons fi each?Vases ifio .and Vases, Wreaths, Single Flowers Ac , for sale, or made to order ' K ...'.ff gff"' EAir. 111LL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR T"lo'n^lil Jomm * *"th'8INSTITU inontl, on *e 8th of the ninth '^formation ln re Monljiomfry 'ZjgP MRS. BURR, NO. 391 H STREET in. rwitr 'ns ^*r PUP'^ l^at their studies' wl'l ?e"S^?" ''on4?y' SeptextHrSid U ?T. JOSEPH S SCHOOL FOR BOYS. 'THE SISTERS OF THE HOLY CROSS * r*'rr t/ully announce that they will ?in a ;DX"r"' ??': ""m ?? *? or about the 15th of Septeml>er, at Kt Joseph's H Vtreets 80 A8ylum? corn<r of 13th and rerms for tuition exceeding moderate, the maximum charge bring ?.'i per quarter I nls school Is for the support rf tfc* ornhan SK3c.^' """IK"C- -?*4" ?'S Refer to Rev. Mr O'Tode, paitorof St Pat SHKr ChUrChi Rev Mr* "y?" Pastor of St ' ii iWc?lw ,hC Cathol,c cltr?y Kcncraily. T..... COLUMBIAN COLLLHK. wiAl,*'1>lM^Ii#I::8S'UN <Ji'' PHIS IN3TI ?Mth o# ?n 7 ,!Jro,nnDonr^ o?> Wednesday, the *Uh of September. Student* will be examined for entrance on the Monday and f iicsdav nri vt J?, Application should Item" dit^he* fteS loiKf ?i^Fa,d/?'y ^f^'tment will open en the j ^ f , Apply for adirdt'aure to Mr. ? r prlnc,pnl 3- PHENTISS, au29-2a?4w Registrar ?-(iril!U MISS HliWITI 8 ENGLISH ANI? FKK.X II BUARUI HO AND l?AY SCHOOL, ?ro. 397% corner of N w Yo)k avian* and 13tk st '?MIL SCHOLASTIC YEAR COMMENCES tfa, l-ij r"tIM1Dd'iy ,n s"P??n?b? r, *nd ends the slons ' Un"; and ,M dlvlded ,n'? lW3 8^8 The Principal will 1k> assist*! by the most corn petent fcnirllsh and French resident tra?"b? rs ?nd every f^ciRty offered for pursuing Music and all the various branches of modem accomplish hi' n t". 1.^.?//^^ 'crms, A?* , Sfe Circu lars at booketores, or at the residence of the l'rin cl''al- an W-3tAcotf CENTRAL ACADE!*fV. SILAS MERCHANT, ) ? REV. (i. W DORRANCE, < 1 r'Ncipals. ^JMIE NEXT ANNUAL SESSION OF THIS . ?^C . "?? win commence on Monday, S^n. v ?.F?r termB 8ee clrculars'alTfe principal Dock Stores au j.t[ ? ? THE union academy. Richards^ ^ Mrs. Z Richards, T^HE NEXT ANNUAL SESSION OF TtUS Ar a Al-l?v0n,.Mnd of the UN,ON FEMALE ACADEMY,willcemmenceon MONDAY Seo teinber 1, 1856. Jy 23-3m VOCAL INSTRK TION. MR. F. NICH0LL8 CROUCH, COMPOSER AND SINGING MASTEK AT THE INSTANCE AND RECOMMEN f datlou of teveral or his Influential friends, has determined to establish himself at the citv of a Vo(?ALIST and SINGlhiU MAS TER. His reputation iu these branches, as well as composer of many of the most popular songs, such as "Kathleen Mavourneen," "Der mot Astore," Ac . he trusts, will entitle him to the patron ise of the 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 15th Sep tember next, for the development and study of singing in classes, commencing from the ele mentary principles up to the accomplished sin??> *'? H'8 circulars will be pre. ared as soon as pos sible, and, In the meantlu.e, he would suetre-it that early application be made either for private or class tuition, at Mr. Richard Davis's, or at George Hllbus's Music Store, Pennsylvania ave nue, who will give every necessary information, and where Mr. CROUCH'S latest compositolns can be seen. a(i 19-eolin The steamer oeorhe wTsiTiftu. TON wllldepart at the follow Ing hours: Leave Alexandria 7j^, 9, 11, 1#, 3v, 5^ Leave Washington...8, 10, 12, 2U, 4?, OK Je ifrj-d JOH CORSON, Captaia CHANGE OF HOURS. ON AND AFTER MONDAY. THE 30th of June, the Steamer GEORGE PAGE will run at the following hours: Leave Alexandria at 10,12, 2#, 4#, and 6K o'clock. Leave Washington6, 9, VI, 1% 3X, 5%, and 7 o'clock. Je29-tf ELLIS L. PRICE, Captain. COR MOUNT VERNON. ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS-FARE, ROUND TBI P. SI, FROM * A LEX AN J) KIA 75 C EN TS.-The Jfi23P&9U steamer THOMAS COLLYER leaves Washing ion at 9 and Alexandria at o'clock. Coaches leave the Capitol for theLoatatSJf o'clock. Coach fare 10 cents. Persons wishing the coaches will leave their residence with George A Thomas Parker. Refreshments on tre boert. ap 2-tf SAM'L GEDNEY, Captaia OSSAR BE*SAU, PROFESSOR OF DRAWING AND PAINT ING IN OIL AND WATER COLORS, begs to announce to his friends and patrons that be will resume his classes about the 15th Instant. Mr Dessaa will likewise give lemons ln the French language to a few select pupils of cither ?ex. Residence No.404 16th st, between 1 and K. se ll-lw? | PLATFORM AND COUNTER SCALFS. MURDOCH'S PATENT PLATFORM AND Counter Scales, of all sixes for raleat manu facturers prices by ROGUE A O'NEILL, m 3 Agents, No. 106 Water St., Georgetown PIANOS ?LAST WEEK WE RECEIVED two new PIANOS, which with oufgfiL~lKI usual well assorted stock makes our as rTTvfi sortment the larzest and mott cotni lete ln this city. JOHN F. ELLIS, se6 306 Penn. ave.. near 10th ?<rtet ^CORPORATION STOCK.?OOO Corpo V rat lorn of Washlaftoo Stock for sale at MB-tf CHVBB BROTHERS Spntuaiirji at Saratoga-Gen Webb and Professor Hare [From the New York Courier and Enquirer J Saratoga, Sept. 5, 185fl. W a had a strange scene here yetterdav in the ladies parlor. Protestor Hare is here and mad as a March liar* on the Ufaject of hIii'Tw'h' ll* ,ectarc(1 at Metropolitan ?Wednesday evemng epon what he fans tbe evidences of immortality and I saw among tbe audience Mr Joseph GriaLell and Gen. \V ebb evidently listening attentively and yet laughing at the exhibition 1 esterday afternoon the Professor, who is scventy-f veyears cf ago, and has, all his life, been mi open and avowed skeptic, ridiculing and batthng against all religion and revela tion, proposed to give a lecture on spiritual ism m the ladies parlor. Nobody objected : and old and young?christian and atheist? ? t down to listen. The age and high stand ing of the Professor, and respect for his pa*t i character, commanded the respect of all pres ent; and when he solemnly assured ihe au dience that be embarked in the investigation of the subject simply to expos? and destroy wba* ho considered an absurdity, but that the spirits ef his father, brother, sister and friends . a entreated him to listen to them whilo thoy gave him evidence of its trutb. he evidently made a deep impression upon all present, especially the youthful and those wh? did not know that he is, and ever has been the open scoffer at all revealed religion. At this stage of tho proceeding, lien. Webb arose acd inquired of the Profossor, whether la his lecture the evening previous, in his pub.isned booK, and his conversations on the piazza of the hotel, he had not proclaimed, that spiritualism as understood by nim, neces sarily involved a renunciation of all hclief in tnc lit hie and in revealed Rihgion ' At this the Professor flow into a passion, declared the interruption impertinent, and said ho would not be catechized (Jen. Webb aid that in his own lecture-room on tho prcceain,; evening, ho bad not presumed to interrupt him ; but that here, in tho par'or of a joit l common to all, it was his right so to do, and to put the unsuspecting and tho youDg per sons present upon their guard. The Professor was very angry, but finally promised that when through with his lecture he would an ucstions Gen. Webb replied, that as tho Professor had proclaimed it to be the duty of every honest man, to inquiro after and elicit truth, eo in his judgment, was it tho duty of every Christian man, to exp'-*o and correct error ; and that having given tho cau tion, he was content to wait until the Proles sor had finished. Upon tho Professor's closing, (ion. Webb xo5o, when immediately the Professor insisted that he should not be heard because he had interrupted him but finally was compelled to be quiet Gen. Webb then said?d<? not intend to a.-k any qucetionsof Pr<>fe.sor Hare, whoso ago and position eutitlehim to our pro found respect; but I desire t'> make a st it? inent to you 1 heard tho Professor lecture l ist night. On that occasion, on tho piazxt ot this llotcl. and in bis book now lying on that tablo, he has proclaimed on the author ity of the spirits of Washington, Franklir, Adams, Chalmers, Clay, Jackson, his own lather and a host of others, that there i3 not <?no particle of truth in the Bible or revealed Religion ; but that the whole fabric of Chris tianity is an imp'.-ition upon the credulity of mankind It I misrepresent tfao Protestor 1 hopo ho will correct mo." The Professor rdm ply bowed. Gen. Webb then contiuael, " Early in life I was in tho same law office with Judge Edmonds, who is the head and Iront of this offending " Profes>or Hare?I deny that Gen Wkbb?I yield the point My brother married Judge Edmond s sister, and i have known and respected him from boyhood I mention these facts to show that I speak ad visedly when I siy that Judge Edmonds, who is at least an older convert to Spiritualism than 1 rofessor llare, and who is considered by the public as the chief of the sect, has always assured his friends and relations that be too has consulted the spirits of Washington' rranklin, Clay, Kent, and, in short, all tho worthies named by Professor Hare, and thnt they, one and all, assure hint that there is nothing in Spiritualism which conflict- di rectly or indirectly, with ike religion oj ike hihle. Now, I have the gre.ite-t possible respect for the veracity of both Judge Ed monds and Professor Hare, but, -when I ficd them differing so widely in regard to what the opiritd declare, I have no alternative but to believe them acting under some strange delu sion or to supposo them guilty of falsehood and deception, or to assume that the spirits with whom they commune are lying spirits whose testimony is not to be relied on, and' more particularly, when all their teachings aro at war with the teachings of the Saviour oj the world. I have nothing more to say and leave the Professor to make any exnl mo tion he pleases * Professor Hare then proceeded to explain that the spirits with which Edmonds cc.nversos' are lying spirits ; and that they had tried to deceive him also, but that he was too much lor tLem He had told Edmonds so, and tried to convince him that Spiritualism proved the falsehood of what we call revelation ! Duelling.?The South Side Democrat has some sensible reflections ia regard to " public sentiment in Virginia on the subject of duel ing. The inconsistencies of that public sen timent are happily pointed out. If. for exam pie, a challenge is declined, it is regarded as evidence of want of courage, no matter whether the party challenged has the imperi 3us claims of family pressing upon him, and an acceptance would wring the devoted heart* of loved ones dependant upon him for subsistence md happiness. If the challenge is accepted and the parties figtit, but do not wouud or kill' the public considers itself swindled; if one falls, the survivor is eternally damned aj a murderer. The wuger of battle in theso dayj is about is reasonable as the old modeof trying witches The accused was thrown into a pond, and if she sunk she was innocent; if the came to the top, she was guilty, and forthwith hung If wen decline to fight, or fight and do not kill Lhey are pronounced guilty or oowardico ; it Lhoy kill, guilty of murder. Woman.?Tho obstinato woman goes to sea in a band-box. The patient woman roasts an ox with u burning glass. The curious woman would like to turn a rainbow over, to see what thero was on tho jther side The vulgar woman is a spider attempting to spin milk. The cautious woman writes hor rromisc: on i slate The envious woman kills herself in endea voring to lace tighter than her neighbors. The extravagant woman burns a wax can dle in looking for a lucifer match. Tho foolish woman loves golden dress better than sparkling diamonds of the heart. Ho, for Nicaragua !-0n Tuesday evenin there was quite a display of the new company raising fur Walker's Empiro. The line *i' march was formed on north Cumberland street, no. ill, preceded by a violin with a long bott; each membor was smoking three segars at the timo. We admire their boldnesa, considering only eight persons composed the company No doubt many fell in the ranks ere they reached their quarters Having a oauseway of pipe stems to cross before reaching their ul timate destination, some of the party will call on the Insurance Companies to-day to guard against pedal extremities.?Norfolk (Va.) Argue. THE WEEKLY STAR This excellent Family u4 News Joaraal ?eoa slnla* ? urea tot variety of latereatlac rm*\mg tfcaa <*" he fount lo ur other?la pefctihe* oa Bator - day nx?ralB* ? - tnii. elafie wpy, p<* aaaem... $j M Flrr rrirl *0 CtO?. TeTSSl? ?* i? c?pw* _ Twenty co pi? . u> <1 IT7"^*?h, intAtuaiT in aoraiirB. paper Prlce_THa.? Cnwrs A Benedict ? Lament. A correspondent of the Richmond Whir writing from Newtown, King and Queen "ounty. thus annoencer the advent of his firn born; " inch of jov ha* an ell ef annoy." Tho deed is accomplished M* got a i.ihy ' And now a fond and sad farewell to my peaceful hour* of twilight, when 1 was wont to wend my way homeward to meet the smiling welcome of a loving wife, to sip my tea in quiet enjoyment with her, and then, pass, in^ ??y Mm around her, stroll into the gardeo, thus holding sweet converge with one who is '-he delight of my existence, my beautifal, my ~ . ^ul *ho can keep his thoughts happily flowing on when that "cherub voice is squalling in the double octave falaetto ' Bat ae I was going to say. farewell to those re freshing siestas so delightful after dinner on the lounge in the cool and silent chamber ? Ah, well I remember quietly reposing there, sometimes with a headache, fatigued by the heat and labor of the morning?often I have felt a kiss upon my brvw, and cool, soft fin gers gently pressing my throbbing temples, and by their mesmeric influence dispelling the pain and giving balmy sleep. Now I must go down to the store to lie on the coaater, or take ray nap on the bench in the back porch, wharo between the heat, the hard beach and the llies, 1 get a few minutes broken sleep, and then have to hurry < ff to business unrefreshed Don t blame me for being irritable attach times. And then I have to pat up with baby's nurse, an old hag that raised madam all her brothers and sisters?who must have supremo authority, besides sleeping in our room, and thus totally destroying all privacy Let there be any noise in the house at night, and I get up to soe about it, most undoubtedly 1 shall stumble over 14 mammy" on the floor, wake up the darling little and iu mother, and then there s '? a devil of a time generally V Now, Sidney Smith says that the u*ual ei tabhshment of the eldest infant if '? two wet nurses, two dry ditto, two aunts, two physi cian?, lwo apothecaries, three female friends of the family, unmarried, advanced in life, and otten in the nursery, one clenryman, six flatterers, and a grandpapa ' Lew than that would not be decent!" I don't like to dissent from such high authority, yet, nevertheless, until the time comcs when I with to go crsry, my dear wife and child must strive to get along with one nurse, and as little doctoring as pos sible As to the rest of the '? usual establish ment, " I shall not employ them, but should they become fixtures, 1 shall endeavor to ren der them useful in some way ; at least, they'lf have to atwist my wife, for I see already that one baby could exhaust the sympathies and strength of half a dosen Bothers Suppose again, I invite a friend tst two to take a family dir.ner with me. Ten chances to one but what l aby wakes ip and commences trotting and jcreamiug just as madam is ready to jo n us it dinner Ihen everything has to wait and get cool, except our tempers, which are af 1 acted inversely as to the state of the viands , alter mother and " mammy' have succeeded ?n calming the "little angels" apprehen Eious, my wife comes in flurried and worried, (although sho puts on the best face about it,> to be called away again, probably, before the Lueal i? finished " A babe in the house is a well spring/ who?e water.- are both aiveet and shoald say, notwithstanding what Mr fupper says to the contrary.) A perfect f+ouiaiy, contrary to the BiMe [James ui. 111 and to nature. But hold on, say I to myself, J*"u forget that to .-peak thus absnt " the oW?et little cherub, " the pretty wee thing.'' ?gran' mas darling," "mamas pat," beautiful rosebud." Jtc , is htttrudouy. and that the laliej would much rather put up with '' tho scarlet woman'' than allow any one to "'eery babydom ' S ?, fearing my wife or aunt Pa'sy might find me out, I think I II stop and do as my wifo does, lay the baby in bed and cover it with kisses, saying " Bies* it. mud dcr's sweetest 'ittle darlin' baby." fcjo, lj m re 'til death. llaL. P. S I must aid, is wondrous tv ? /?rising things ' Teach and Honey a Gentlemanly Drink Old Judge Cole, of Texas, was character ized by his attachment to that soductive be verage called peach and hnney, and by bis hatred of whisky and whisky drinkers Whi!? holding a court at Austin, two oes were brought up on a charge of a drunken affray. It was a plain case , the row had oocurred in the public street, in open day, and there were fifty witnes.-es to the whole transaction. S> the ?wn delinquents pleaded guilty, by the alvico of their counsel, and threw themselves on the mercy of the court They were then brought up for sentenoe separately " You are guilty of an affray," growled the Judge. "res. your Honor," whined the offender, thoroughly frightened. ' i>runk, I suppose," granted the Judge. " Yes, your Honor." murmured the priso ner, with some faint hope that having been drunk would mitigate the punishment. " Drunk on rye whisky, too, I'll warrant," roared the Judge in a voice of thun-ler " Ye?, your Honor, drunk on rye whisky." il Mr. Clerk, record a fine of fifty dollars against this man," cried the Judge, "send him to jail for sixty days. I shall fine the next one who is guilty under such aggravating circumstances, a hundred dollars, and send him to jail for six months '' This was poor comfort for the unfortunate fellow who was waiting his turn, and now came forward with fear and trembling. As he passed along by his lawyer, that thought ful gentleman whimpered in his ear : *? When the Judge asks you what you got drank on, tell him on peach and honey " He took his stand. "You, too, are up here for an affray," growled the old Judge, gnashing his teeth, as if he would like to bite tne culprit at the bar. '? Yes, your Honor " " Drunk, too, 1 suppose." " Yes, your Honor; sorry to say it?drank? very drunk." " Drunk on rye whisky, too, I suppose?" 44 Oh, no, your Honor , 1 never drink whis ky. Ig ot drunk on peach and honey " The Judge's featuros relaxed in an instant. Leaning forward and raising his spectacles, he contemplated the offender with interest, and then with something like tendernoss. "Ah! sir," siid the Judge, blandly; " peach and honey, eh ! that's a gentlemanly drink, sir The oourt sympathises with you, sir, and does not rogard your offenoe as very serious. Mr. Clerk," he continued in a soft ening tone, " enter a fine of one dollar against this gentleman, and discharge him on pay ment of cost." ty* The following quotation from De Wuin cey e " Literary Reminiscences," miy admit of a moral signifisation : "The native Dale<man. well aware of the fury with which the wind gathers and eddies abwut any eminence, however trifling its ele? vation, never thinks of planting his hou*e there ; whereas, the stranger, singly solicit oni about tho prospcct or the range of lake which his gilt saloons are to command, chooees his site too often upon points better fitted for a temple of EMn? thsn a human dwelling plaoe; and he belts his house with balconies and verandas that a mountain gale often tears aw ay in mockery." The King of Naples has become &o strict with regard to outward signs of rerubli. can ism. that he will not allow the ladies of that city to wear plaid with red, white atd blue stripes, nor ribbons ot the same colors; and he has even ordered all the turkeys, bens, and chickens, which have trio? lo red feathers, to beaaiaad and slaughtered."