Newspaper of Evening Star, November 4, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated November 4, 1856 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAB, rVBLISHKD BVKRT AFrBRHUOR, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) it lis ?*?' BniUtngitsvasr #; ftnmsflvmmU Eltmtutk itrnt, By W. D WiLLACH, Will be served to aubscriben by carriers at 81* and A l(U VRTKR CBNTS, payable weekl) to the Amenta; papers served la packages at 37% eerrts per month. To mall subscribers the rub scrlptionprk* Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CEN TS a year ta adrancs. TWO DOLLARS for aL* months, and ONK DOLLAR for three ?oaths; for less than three months at the rate of cents a week. IZT SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. orrioiAL. Tkkasbrt DiPAaTMBHT, Maf t?, 1866. Notice la hereby given to the holders of the stock lM ied pursuant to the act of Congress of SSd Jaly, 19W, that such stock Is redeemable by It* terms, and will be paid at the Treasury on the sorrender of the certificates thereof, on the lath of November next, when Interest thereon wll] csase. This department will continueto purchaserock stock prior to said day of redemption, and will psy therefor the following premium, In addttloa 13 the interest accrued to the day of purchase, with one day's Interest for the money to reach the vendor: On such stock reset v?d at the Treasury between the 1st day of June and the 31st day of Ju,y, la elusive, one-half of one per cent on the amounts specified In the certificates; "a rich stock received between the 1staad31st days of August, one-fourth of one per cent; Aad on such slock reoelved after the31st day of August, the Interest accrued thereon, and one day's additional Interest only, will be paid. certificates of suah stock transmitted under thl? notlee must be duly assigned to the United States by the party entitled to receive the pur chase money; and when sent prior to the 1st July the CHTrtnt half year's Interest mn>t also be as. signed by the present stockholder, otherwise such intent will be payable as heretofore. And notice Is further given to holders of other stocks of the United States that this department will purchase the same between the 1st day of June and the 1st day of December neit, unless the wraofii. smmmni shall be previously obtained, and will pay for the same, in addition to the ln erest accrued from be day of the last dividend ?f Interest, and on* day's additional Interest for the money to reach the vendor, the following rates ef premium: On stock o{ the loan of 1912, a premium of 10 per cent.; On st >ch of the loans of 1^47 and 1048a premium of 1# per cent.; And on stock issued under the act of 9th Sep tember. 1-50, commonly called Teaan Indemnity stock, a premium of? percent. Certificates transmitted under this notice should b- duly a?*lgaed to the United States by the par ty entitled to receive the money; and if sent pre vious to the 1st July, the current half-year's in tent must also be assigned by the present stock holder, otherwise the Interest for the half year to that dav will be payable to him as heretofore. * Payment for all the foregoing stocks will be in-?de b/ drifts oa the assistant treasurers at Bos ton, New ^ ork, or Philadelphia, as the parties eadtied to receive the money may direct. JAMES 6UTHKIB, _ta*?-dt!<Nov Secretary of the Treasury. OFFICIAL. TVnamr DcraaTMBTr, August 90, IK36. ?her-nithe fallowing joint resolution of Congress b%? b-ona ? a law: Joivt HE-mmo* extendtoi* th? "m>- fir the credi t'Ti^f IVxai to prcs-'iit 'hi*ir ??>???? Rmlred the Senate an4 Home of K'prr>~?'<i ' ' ' J. L'?''*! >' i'ei of +1--*eri. o in L'mgrtu a. " r34 ?*> *4'"^ y to the i.roviinn of tb i' i -< -i n <-.1 tv a t of the. 2* h or P?bruary if ,w . pn",J' fjr the i*ym -nt of such creditor h i a e rep.ib tc of T ra- as are rnmp.. bended in Q at nf Conn-em of r4?pt?-tnb-r 9th, 1*50," BO 'i-e, bv r?ub ic aiv-rusem m, was duly ?tve? for tne !?;>??? of ninety days by ibe ^crt-ia-v of the Treaury, of the um? at which payment of the a:n i .t appropriated by the fifth secu >n of said act w >uld b ma la, pro rata, on anyb nd, cerudcate, or evid-iic- o: debtor wn.j -tta r, wti -.a should be preeintaiWIBC rrea->ury Deparim nt thirty dav 2*5 -'ay of June, ifiM th(, ,,^lt 'ol *a. 1 notice; a id as it is represented bv the said Heorita-y :>t the Trea-ury, tha: of *n, | bind*, cer . a - a-i-l evidences ol deb', winch l.av;; been ?#jrnz--d by the State of Texa-, ihs I to -hi SUM <>| t!-.ree hundred a id eighty nine thous * ?x nuu.ired aril ninety thrie dolla'? and *rven ? .tprr-Mntedt.?iheTrfa ury D parim-nt J* ' !3kh of June, therefore, in or ler to I uo f.i.i ju-ti;. to tt^ hoi lers ol a d deb', the Secre * J the I rea nry is hereby au hor:*ed to pay to tv of M of the aid b .ods, certificates, or e?i lences, of deb:, not prcaaaaafi b-jfore the lJth I 31 " J '"wbo may m-e-*ent a d prove the I ?a uea''h-^ Trea<ury fiepa tm nt, between the 13th *y < f June Ian a<ia th?) 1st day of January ne*t, I gfop*r "???*? lo 'b? Mm States a id t..e !4ta'e of Teta*. their pro rata ^bare of the I ?aia ?ev-n m liion ?v -n hundr-d and fifty thousand 1' ia-s; a?Jat'ur payment thereof, the -aid Secre uryorme i reaiury is a ithona?l aad required to ute lt?e residue of tb.; ,a<d s^v n mil weesewe t.m .1-1 mm i fifty Mm then rem* aiax trie treawy, pro rata, am .nK-t all th. yi11..1 "5 ' "fbW* proved ti^.r (MaSaM ?^cute?l th^ pr >p. r releaw^ on BfhcfclB the let day ot Jauua y ueit. ,uay| A.apr ?v-d A i^ust 18th, 18S6. i?*?t etvaa to the hollers of bonds, rt J i:.<, ail evidences of debt of the late repub ? f r ii', whieh wre not presented at this de I??* " ?? b fore the 13th day of June last, that tV ?am- w.ii be settled and the pro rata amount I "roa W,M b? paid to tiic lawful holders thereof if ? -ii: 1 b.: >f. the flr.t Jay of Jau-iary neit, ao ci^ipaa.- i with ;?ie ac?-,-ary evidence of their gen in-aes.4, with u^nmcuu to the United States, re-1 ,l ' " i'1'' this d<i;a*tm jnt the oustody of such I b"i-L, oe Matosml?MWMaf debt, and with rel^*., , li9 Uni;cd 8tWM aj|d T,Wt ,u aceofd. " ^ A ik ? provisionj of the a^t of Congress of *th Pn^-uary, l?j6. Thu d?|?rtna?at will not require # vidence of gen- J ?iaeae* M be prwan with the ceruficat?;j is-ued ?f fi- a rtit >rand jamptr .iler of Tesas under the 14 ** *f the 4tale. But it po*.cMMnomiansof ver-1 ?j '4e c?rtiflaau)i, b )udj and promissory notes I by :he republic of Teaas, and a n presented I to, aora tdlted by, the eScers of the State. The ?ee-Jeriry and proper proof of the genuineness of 'beIBMV is tke certificate of cbe comptroller of the State of Tcraj, who has the :it!Wal charge of the '*Htn?al archives relating to the debt of ths late re JJbte ?.f Teras Ths asd^ameot and releases may be executed ? ?! a itn mledgedin the presence of the Aristant f" rrtary >f the Treasury, or the ehiefclerk thereof; pr-senceofa notary public, and be wunewed ^ ^M,s'aat deare'a-y, or chief clerk a id nota- I d il b- -orufied by the notary andwr his uota I rial emt, b it when toe holders desire to make the I ? -*ninrnt and -i^cute the rol*-ase? out of the olty ?f ?? sihingt ?b,ii may b : done ib the presence of an I a?<i?Uit trensarer, or eolle?tor, or surveyor of the axioms m the presence of a nota y public, and be * d by the colle.-tor or sU,veyor and the ao ? J ic, and beeerHfied by the notary underhi* B'jta-ial sea ; andif t:,ers be no collector oriurve>w "f the CKMI at the place where the party re M. s, tb- a ? jlgnmeM and releases may ke executed 7**m of re??>rd, ia the pre^nee of the J?<l<e and cl rk thereof and he witnessed by them certified by the d#fk uad.r his seal of o?ca' I ?id if the holder be out of the United tfiates,the as^ i T" may be executed b;lbre any I Uiaud Hta:rsconsul,and be wiineseed andeertiflcd t>y '"in under bis :onsalar seal. Ail persons exe ' " inn* auch ?<si^Biu?nu aai releases inastaUo <1?. I dare, Unler ?ath, before the aotary, oierk, or con ?il, as th- ?a.e may be, that they are the real own ? 'ftis '-ertiflantes or otlius evidences of debt, tr I t h4V# bM(l aisigned to them, 6oi*fl | '<*, fr cotlection; and the notary, clerk,or oonsul i aclu ? hefhet ofthatdecSaraUonln thelreer. t?n ?'eof4ianowied1rment. <? 'B 'he nam* ?*i'y ii iiu.iij ia<s beneficial or residuary la 1B Ule ?ust be stated ia the aOdertt VOL. VIII. WASHINGTON, D. C? TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 4. 1856. NO. 1.167. and a release to the United States and release to T?m mait be duly executed by such party, to gether with the alignment and releasea trom the person in whose fhvor settlement and payment is requested. One or more audited certiAratei, or one or more evidence of the Mine character of debt, may be in cluded in the same alignment, releases, and affida vitof ownership, if each certificate is correctly de scribed by number, date, amount, and name of the original payee. It should also appear whether the certificates were issued by the authorities of the *tateof Texas, on account of the debt of the repub lic, or were issued by the republic of Texas,accord mg to the tacts of cash case. The assignment to the United States may be made in common form ; the releases should be drawn ac cording to the form* subjoined?A and B. JAMES GUTHRIE. Secretary of the Treasury. Form A. Know aU persona by the?e presents that ? r ??/ iMWV }'? ' UV 1 I lO I I ?<X 1 ?? ? has relfa ;ed. and litreby rel< as-s, the United Sta'es of America from aM further liability or claim for the payment of certiGca'e or eViut-nce of debt aumb?v , for the sum of jj , intoied by the late republic of Texas, (or by ihe authorities o( the State of Texas a< the case may b-,) and re d'-eined by the United S?a*.eH maccordance with the provisions of an act of (.'unfrt'wi entitled "An act to provi e tor the payment of such cjeditors of the late rr public of Texas as are comprehended in ih?- act of Congress of Sept?nb -r nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," approved t:ie 2Hth day of Fedruary, 1855, and an act of the -tale of Texa;, approved Ike 1st of February. 1856. As witness my hand and seal. Fvm B. Know all persons by these presents that ?? has r? leased, aid hereby releases, tbe State of Texas from all further liability or claim fix the pay m 'nt of certificate or evidence of d-bt numb, r , for the sum of 9 _f issuea by the la-e re public of Texas,(or by the autlioiities of the Sta'e >f T- xas, a* the case may be,) and redee 1 ed by the United States in accordance with tlie pro>i*i? of an act of Congress, entitled " An act to provide for ?h. payment of such creditors of the late republic o T? xas as are comprehended in the a~t of Congress ot September nine, eicbr??en hundied and fifty,'' approved tin- 58th of February, 1855, and an act of the State of Texas approved the 1st of February. 1856. 1 As witness my hand and Bcal. The following is a list ot the audited certifn-ateg still ou'sta iding: So. I*tued to. .Vo. Itrueit to. 8 T D Tompkins 1639 Oscar Engledow 18 Bukman CanfiHd J675 Trustees cf Austin 31 John A Clifton College 39 II K Muse 1?82 G ii Mon*arrat St Co 53 R G Hobbi 18 K) John Karner 84 J De Cordova 1704 Daniel Carl ,? S&SftSS!* I? |?* "-.I?.. 176 E Ba'dwio 1746 John VV Portia 111 Jam*?s Tflthman 1770 J K Elliott 192 Mathias Clark 1807 Harriet Georgef *J? \ Elba 1 Earle J?!? v'Ih" 8 ^ o""^1 20 ) 18-^9 Nathaniel Rudder 328 O Rlineau 1831 > Levi Tyler, adm'r 344 J E Wade 1833 { of \V I! Kelly 368 Peters Sl Booth 1838 Samuel Wildey 395 Lott Hunted 1839 Georga Sutherland 4<>4 S Kingsley 1841 J P Henninga 427 J Parker, for Elira- 1842) , n beth Parker, ex x 1841/J C Eccles 437 Benedict Bay>y 1?14 Edmund Hal linger 445 l.eander Biasou 1 J D Logan 466 Wm Odlin IHT>6 C P Green 467 John W King 1865 David Ayrea 509 T B W?-bb 1?69 Thomes FJamr* 510 A 8 Thu-m ?nd 1878 C Sehiedlemantd 548 Tbos VV Mar "ha 11 1880 J F Jewett 025 David S Kaufman 1897 F Emma 613 George W l'ark?r 1899 Par.illa Leo* 611 CrutcherSi vieRavenlftiO t ?V Grnst-m?-yer 451 i Wm Plowet lwa Gilbert Johnson; jjgjWmrioftM 1928 Robert Loak 653 J A Sfmoaon 19-29 E W Cawtliern 6i3 Wm H Belcher 1910 Wm Cochran 677 H II Williams 1932 Franci- Moore jr 701 Felix Rieder 2071 Andrew Daley l\l} Robert Dale ?072 Isaac Stewart 773 Wm Jones 58}'C W v?ckery 779 Wm Walker 2088) - nrmmrmA 793 Dyer P?*rl 1749/ Pmul Rr??TXload 8 2 Imac L Hill 2106 ) . n Ptlwi?t 863 He nil Man Brown 1610 \ 0?Tl<l G Barnei 874 John W Bower 8108) _ _ ... . 879 Jwn-n McMaster ^93 j K v "cMaiter 914 liv^r P?a I il36(.pnfnf? 915 Mary Blen Heden- 1858 J F F naoj'eK. ^{swfw... 932 Mra Mary Belville 210-1 > 1010 Anaon Crans^Mi 1501 \ l**18 1012 R M Forbea 2303 E Frost 1025 Jam? N Hopai 23''6 Thomas Reed 1043 Thomas Lindeay 2316 Harrison C Bryant 1045 James L Green 2339 J S McDonald 1047 Jhmh Daniel 2340 Arthur Garner 1048 J B Daniel 2311 J F Martchett 1050 Charles Vinceat 2341 Andrews k. Urover 1056 > ? Q Gervalae 2i4.*^ P G Merritt 1037 ^ S U Genraue ^ w f lnkn(,y 1058 Willis Milliean 2350 J D Giddinga 1059 J D Milliean 2354 J Crawford Jr 1062 John Davis 2358 A P Edgerton 1065 W111 Barton U3.r>9 Thoman Warner jr 1079 W A Lockhart 2363 George K Si.-tare 1080 R Morton 2301 Francis Brtchia 1135 James Killam 2382 Elixabeth Carter 1196 V 11 Taylor 2383 Wm Davis 1*41 Youngs Ooiemaa 2.J67 Joseph To mil nson 1248 Rob-vt McNutt 2390 Sneed k Turner 1249 John W Cloud, per 2390 Wm Kimbro ait'y I H Raymond 2400 II II Haynie 1261 E De Pon ou 2401 R W Milhank 1-269 C P Green 2402 Catherine Allen 1275 O W Sinks fcJ R 2405 Henry Kring Shaw 2113 J W Lawn-noe 1297 Ji?lin Kendrick 2418 Stephen Smith 1298 Samuel Hid 'en 2434 A C Horton 1300 John Johnson 2438 Elaphalet Las ion 1301 Hu-an Ma-xtiex 2442 Lemuel BDickenson 1362 Thomas H Forrexter2450 Wm H Thompson 1385 B K Warner 2452 Z Wm Eddy 14443 William Prela 2471 J E Herron 1424 G W (>?born? 2474 A B Hemphill 1425 John A Rstherford 2477 Aaron Ilaughton 1427 Cornelius Vannoy 2479 Heir* of John Jonea 1428 Joseph Rates 24*0 ?? Joel Hid 1473 Ann B Rei* 2481 " Warren A bum 1515 Lumbard Mima 2482 " John L Morika 1521 J G Moore 2483 ?' Peter Aldrksb 1523 John James 2490 M A Dooly 1554 K 11 Douglas 2S0t George C Day cashier 1570 E M Fish 2501 F Kennett fc Co 1572 Wm Kerr 2503 John W Schrimpf 1580 Jam** A Moody 2504 W C Blair 1581 P Bickford 2512 M Rorberttaille 1612 John learner 2513 Henry B Brooks 1615 John Cameron 2514 Gabriel Tnimwelt 1623 John D Taylor 2528 H S Morgan 1624 Levi Mcrcer 2520 Furbur 81 Bnan lfi-26 Eli Mercer 2534 Sarah Newman The outstanding evidences of other claaues of tht d^bt of the republic of Texas cannot be specified by this Department. au 22?dt lit Jan J BOOK. BINDING. Corntr E erenth streit and Maryland, avenue, ntar tke Smttktoman Institution. Ij*DWARD LYCETT RK8PECTFULLY IN i forms the aubscrlbera to Brown's Bible and Shakspeare, now Just completed, that he Is pre pared to bind those works In a superior style of elegance, strength and solidity, and upon much more reasonable terms than oan be done in Balti more, Philadelphia, or New York. A letter ad dressed to him (per post) will enable him to ex hibit to the subscribers specimens of his style of binding. Every kind of Book Binding neatly ex ecuted^ se97-6m NILE! RBOISTBK?A COMPLETE sett, 70 volumes, will be sold at a bargain. Also, Duagllson's Medical Dlctlenary Dungllson s Therapeutics and Materia Med lea United States Dispensatory Dewee's Midwifery Apply to !&? K. LUNDY, oc ft No. 128 Dridge street, Qeorgetow. WAR-WAR?WAR. There must be war, for oottons, and all kinds of Domestic Goods, are on the advance 1 mention thla in order to let people know how to save their money:?It is by calling at the PEOPLES' STORE, and get Cottons, Dress Goods, Pant Stuff, Embroideries, Hosiery, fce., at less than old prloes I will mention 40 pieces Irish Linen that Is very cheap, at oc28-2w W.R HURDLE'S, ?eorgctown. 1 aHH bushkli or prime white It9\)\J MERCER POTATO EScx pec ted dal ly For sals on or before arrival, la lots to suit purrhaeen. Fifty bushels Golden Skin ONIONS, which will be sold low on or before arrival Apply to HARTLY * BORTHER, oc 'tt-tw Ml Water Miscellaneous. PROTECTION AND I1DEMN1TT FKOM LOSS KY FIRE! FIRE, MARINE, AND INLAND INSURANCE Authorized Capitalard Surplus.. .S1,3ft**, 1#1 13? FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSUR ANCE CO , OF PHILADELPHIA. Office northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17fA street, Washington City, D. C. DIRECTORS. ilon. Thos. D. Florence, Charles Dingee, Georg* H. Armi?trorg, Thomas MtnilerCfId, Charles A Rubicam, Edward R Helmbold, George llclmboid, F. Carroll Brewster, lames E Neull, Isanc Leech. Jr. THOMA* B. FLORENCE. President. EDWARD R HELM BOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Cbarlca Walter, No. 397 D street, oppose City HaM. Jiio. M. Thornton,corner First sircet and Virginia avenue, J;-!and. Jame? Williams, No. 22 Four-ar l-a-half street. Ji'hrt Riirles, No 501 TbirteeMh street, below Pennsylvania avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Capt J. P. Levy, No. 367 Founty vania avenue, opposite Naiioi al Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thomaeon. The burners of this Company will compare fa vorably with the most sucL-e^rul of similar institu tions in the United Slates. From the 1st day of August, 1855, in five months, up t > !*t January, 18?6, the premiums received amount* d to the large sum of one hundred and eight ?.housan-.l, onu hundred and fifty-one dollars, with only r>rty six hundred and sixiy-six dollais losses reported. ,? hi, tlie-e of succespand good man a^ement, the directors feel justified in soliciting a -hare o:'public patronage, believing that ihe secu rity offered is am^lc and that all fair claims will be adjusted more according to equity than legal techni calities. The company l?rrcpared to issue policies aramst less or damage by fire on DWELLINGS, FURNI i'UUK.. MILLS, MANUFACT: RIBS, WARE aOUSES, all descriptions of BUILDINGS, and seircontents, or ali kinds cf MERCHANDISE, transported by VESSELS. BTFAMBOM'S, CA V.AL BJATS, RAILROADS, and the usual con* 7eya:jcc<? to or from any portion of EUROPR and \MERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS oavigating the western w&'srs The rates of premium will be as low as other :omranles. and in flx:n* them every improvement u construction and arrangement will be taken into ?virsidt ration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. Office northwest c- mer Pennsylvania avenue and Seventeenth street, Washington city, I). C. Insurance may also he effected at the Howe Office, Xort'ncest Walnut and Second Streets, Pkila ?'clphi-a, a'ol io other principal cities of the United 3ian s by authorized officers of the company. Je 14-lyt 7 s I BUY AND SELL FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGE FURNISH DRAFTS Ob all Parti cf United States and Xnrspe; COLLECT liRAFTS On all parts of United States and XartM, DRAW BILLS OM IA ELAN D FOR ?1 OK HPWX1I)?( B VI AND SELL BONDS. S70CKS, <t O'FH fc'.R SECURITIES, NEtiOTMTK TIME PAFKRe lavsstmsat p-sying 10 Y and ever, fer sal*. LAND WARRANTS. We are at all times Purchasing, and bavefoi :*ale, LAND W AR R A NTS of all denominations. Land Warrant* located In lovra. Wisconsin, or Minnesota. CHUBB BROTHERS, Jan 23-tf Hankers, opposite the Treasury rOPH AM * NURFLIT'I NEW AND CHEAP ? ADDLE. HARNE38 AND TRUNK STORE, IW Seventhst .oppositeOdd Fellows'Hall. MESSRS TOP HAM, late of Philadelphia, and BH^NOKFLET of this city,. ? respectfully announce to* their friends and the public, that they have com menced the Saddling Business at the above stand, where they will make and keep constantly on hand a large and superior assortment of?Mens', Ladles', and Boys' SADDLES, BRIDLES, MARTfM6ALES.and WHIPS. HARNESS of every description. Doth for city and country use. All kinds of TRUNKS, VALISES, and CAR. PKT BAGS. Ladies'SATCHELS, TRAVEL ING BASKETS.and FANCY WORK BOXES. HORSK BLANKETS, COVERS, COLLARS, and HAMES. Horse, Spoke, and Dust BRUSH ES. CARDS, CURRY-COMBS, SPONGES, kc.,*e Ail material used will be the best that ocn be obtained; and both of us having been practical workmen for several years, we feel confident thai oar work cannot be surpassed, either for atyle or durability. By unremitting efforts to glvesatU fictlon we hope to merit, and respectfully c o'lott, a share of public patronage. Pastlculsr attention paid to covering Tritki tad repairing all kinds of work. 8addlers:toolscons?antlv on haad. eev 7?ly IRON HALL BOOT SHOE AND TRUNK ESTAULISHUE5IT, Pennsylvania avtnvt, bet. 9th and Kith its. (HAVE ON HAND FOR LADIES, MISSES, and Children a large stock of? (Quilted Silk Gaiters, Buckskin Lined and Flannel lined Gaiters for the winter Heeled. Double Soles and Water Proof Gaiters Black, Bronseand Colored Single and Double Sole Gaiters Congress Gaiters heeled ; thick and thia sole Moroco heeled Gaiters; Coagrees Button and Moroco and Kid heeled Slippers, English Kid Gaiters Congress White Satin heeled and Kid and Gllce> reous Slippers Also, Misses :nd Children's Shoes of all styles Gent's, Boy's, and Youths do do do Gent's Patent Leather Long and Congress Boots Oxford Boo'.s and Gaiters Short Leg Calfskin Boots and P. L. Boots Calfskin English Boots Oxford High Cut same style Ali sixes or Calf Shoes from Si 25 to f I 75 Boya and Youths Calf Bocts and Shoes all prices just received. Also, a large and woll selected assortment of Gents and Ladies Travelling TRUNKS. aU of which will be sold clieap for cash. Call early, at S P. HOOVER'S, oc IB- Iron Hall Boot and Shoe Store. IINttEK'l Improved Sewing Machines. To which was granted the Highest Award of the Paris Exhibition, thereby receiving the World's Verdict of Superiority. 'f*HE IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA A chine has simplified them in many respects, pable of sewing every variety of goods perfect; a shirt bosom or heavy trace for narness can be sewn by any of these machines by a simple change ?f needle and thread In such a manner that the closest scrutiny cannot detect a fault. Manufacturers, planters and families will find them the only safe Machines to purchase, as they ire built strong and durable, and not likely to ^?t out of order. We have machines with guages attached, for binding hats, cap-fronts, gaiters, Ac. Silk, Thread, Cotton, Nsedlee,&c., constantly on hand, at the lowest rates. Persons desirous of Information regarding Sew ing Machines will please address 1. M SINGER M CO , 105 Baltimore street, Baltimore. N. B.?We are prepared to exchange these ma shlnes for old machines of any kind Terms lib eral. Persons who have been Induced to purchase nferlor machines under the pretext of being sheap, will and this a benefit indeed mar IB?tf MRS. 1?1. K. HAKVET. (Sweonssoa to Jambs F. Harvky, dbciasbd,) UNDERTAKER, No. 410 Stvntk strut, 6<rwet? G and Ht BEGt* LEAVE TO INFORM THE PUBLIC that she has In her employ the? same persons that were formerly in the establishment, who are fully oompctent to conduct the U ndertaklng Business; and that every attention will be given to calls, day or nlgfct, as heretofore. m 19 8m L. J. niDOLKTO.I, DIALER I N ICS, OMct mnd Dnot?Southwest corner of ? and V weLfUistxeeO feb?7-tf

Educational. YOUNG MEM OF WASHI!f6TO!l Fr?e Lectures every Monday night, for four week*, commencing October 20th, AT THE UNION ACADEMY. Such Young Men of this < ity as wlih to obtain a thorough ana practical knowledge of Surveying, Civil Engineering, [took Keeping, and of such branches as will fit them for successful business, will find a good opportunity In 'he DAY or KVKINING SCHOOL, at the Union Aoademy. ?C18 Z RICHARDS, Principal ENGLISH AND CLARIICAL ROARD1NW SCHOOL. FOR BUYX, Mount Joy, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. E. L MOORE, A M. Principal. The winter session will com msnce on Tuesday, the 4th of November. Terms #75 per st-fslon, of 5 months, Including board, washing, tuition, Ac. Circulars containing particulars mav be bad on application to the Priuclp&l. oc 14-lm* A CAKU. \f RS. FRANKLIN. TEACHER OF VOCAL 1*1 Music, No. 4U3 E rtreet, between 9th and 10th streets References : Mr R . Davis, and Mr. Hilbns, Music stores. se 17-3m MISS HEWITT'S ENGLISH AND FRENCH BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL, iVo. 397, corver of AT te York avenue and 13?A *1 rilHE SCHOLASTIC YEAR COMMENCES 1 the first Monday in September, and ends tbe last Friday in June, ar.d Is divided Into two ses sion!. The Principal will be assisted by the most com petent English and French resident teachers, and everyf c:lity offered for pursuing Music and all the various branches of modem accomplish ments. For further particulars, term*. Ac., we Circu lars at bookstore*, o; at the residence of tbe Prln cif>al. au 2tt-3tJteotf MRS. ?. H. SMITH, 4'2o D utreet north, bettrtenfith and 7(4, Begs leavf. to inform the ladies of Washington, Georgetown, and vicinity that she is prepared to give inst'tiction, in classes and private lessons, in the art of MAKING WAX FLOWERS and VASES. Also, Wax Fruit and Ornamental Leather work Ladle* wishing to avail themselves of this op portunity of acquiring a most beautiful accom Siisbment will please call as early as prsslble, as Irs S does not contemplate remaining long in the city. TBRMS: Waz Flowers In Classes, per term of 1'2 les sons 15 Wax t ruit in Classes, per term of 12 lessons. .?5 Leather Work In Classes, per term of 9 lessons 83 Private Lessons *1 each?Vases *10. Honuets and Vases, Wreaths, Single Flowers, Ac , for sale, or made to order. au 26-6m CENTRAL ACADEMY. SILAS MERCHANT, ) |.ai-CIP.L RKV G. W DORRANCE,S 1 rpHE NEXT ANNUAL SESSION OF THIS 1. Academy will commence on Monday, Sep tember 1st. 1P56. For terms see circulars at the prln ipal Rook Stores. au 1-tf #200 REWARD. RANAWAY FROM THE SUBSCRIBER living in the village of Nottln^liam, Prince George'scountv,Maryland.or. Won- j/L day nigiit, the ?th Instant, N EG RO GIRL MARIA, who calls herself .Maria ('hew JBLm. She is about eighteen years of age, about lout feet ten or eleven inches high. She is very like ly, and has a pleasant smiting ftice. She has a remarkably fine suit <?* hair for oae of her color, and is. altogether, a fine looking girl. I will give ihe above reward of one hundred dollars for her apprehension?no ma ter where taken?provided she is brought home to me or se cured in Jail, so that I get her .igain THOMAS G TtJRTON. Nottingham, Sept. 10,185A?se 11-tf DR MUNSON, AT 338 PENN'A AVENUE, is still making those beautiful continuous SUM TEETH, called J Allen s Patent, for the excellency ?r? ? u ?? which over all other styles of teeth, many now wearlug them in this city, will cheerfully vouch There is one Dentist in this city who has been infringing the patent, and made a bad Imitation of it, against whom I hereby caution the public N. B Whenever a Dentist speaks against Allen's Patent Continuous Gum Teeth, when proverly constructed, it la because he is ignorant of the process, incompetent to make the work, o s unwilling to pay for the patent. Je 1*1-tf NOTICE OF COPARTNERSHIP. THE UNDERSIGNED have Associ ated themselves for the purpose of conduct ing a General Wholesale Grocery and Commis sion Business In Georgetown, under the firm of GETTY A WILLIAMS, and have taken the warehouse No 5, northwest corner of High and Water streets. VERNON GETTY. EDWARD WILLIAMS. Georgetown, October 13, 1?56 oc 28-lm A FULL SUi PLY OF FALL A AID WIN TER OCODS. JOHN H SMOOT, No 119 SOUTH SIDE OF Bridge street, Georgetown, D C , has recently received from the large Importing, Commission, and Auction Houses, of New Yort, ageneral as sortment of Fall and Winter Goods embracing every kind of? Ladies Dress Goods Brocade, Striped, Plaid and Black Silks Printed Striped, and Piain Alouslln Delaines French Merinos and Alapacas Argentine and Striped Pop>ln* Bright small figured Mouslin Delaines for child ren Rich (*11 wool) Merino Plaids, beat quality Do Ombre shaded striped Mouslins Doable and single width Leepan's Black Mouslin Delaines 2C0 pleccs En. lish and American Prints White Cambri s, Muslin and Nainsooks Plaid, striped and figured Hooped and Manilla Co;ded Skirts Tarletans, worked and silk Illusions Black Crape Falls and Veils English Crapes and Mourning Collars Black Lace Collars and Setts Ejnbrolderles of every kind Ste lla and Brocha Shawls and Scarfs Long and Square Black Ihlbet Shawls, very cheap Heavy bray and Black Woollen Shawls Ladles superior French Kid Gloves of (all Nos ) Da'K colors, Modes, White, and Black, at 87X cent* Gents Kid, best Fancy and other Gloves Ladies, Misses, and Gents Hosernd \ Hose in Cotton, Merino, and Saxony Wool, all sizes Ladles Merino and Silk Vests Gents heavy Merino and Saxony Wooldo Real Welch and every other make Flannels Real French Plaid and plain Josey do With a general assortment of Cloths, Cassimere* Tweeds, Jeans, Satinets, Silk and Merino Vest lngs, Canton Flannels, Shirtings, Sheetings Linen and Cotton; Irish Linens, Richardson and Dunbar Dickson's ; Blankets of every kind. Ta hie Damasks and Table Cloths, all size"; Damask Napkins, Huckaback and Board Towles, with every kind of tto>ds usually kept in a well as lortedstock, which prompt paying and cash cus tomers may always rely upon buying as cheap as the same qua lties and styles can tc had In the District A cell Is solid.ed oc 11-tr JOHN H. 8MOOT. T IHE STEAMIER UEORUE WASHING. TON wllldepart at the follow- r - ^lk lng hours: Leave Alexandria , 9.11, Ifc, 3K, 5K Leave Washington...8,10, 12. 5 w, ? je28-d JOB CORSON,_Captela IOR MOUNT VERNON. ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS.--FARE, ROUND TRIP. SI; FROM ALEXANDRIA75CENTS.?The| steamer THOMAS COLLYER leaves Washing ton at 9 and Alexandria at 9% o'clock. Coaches leave the Capitol for the boat at 8)f o'clock. Coach fare 10 cents. Persons wishing the coaches will leave their residence with George St Thomas Parker. Refreshments on the boat. ap 2-tf SAM'L GFDNEY. Captain CHANCE OF HOURS. ON AND AFTER MONDAY. THE 30th of June, the Steamer GEORGE PAGE will run at the following, hours: Leave Alexandria at 4*, 8,10, IS, , 4#, and <5M o*clock. Leave Washington*, 9, 11,1* 3*, 3*, and 7 o'clock. Je29-tf ELLIS L. PRICE, Captain. HO CRACKERS OR CRACKNELLS, and Fancy Crackers, a rplendld article fo ltd, lust received by t> 00 90 1ING * BURCHELL. E EVENING STAR. A trianoulaii beide. *? Troth > lrtii|er than Flcllin." fKrom the Cincinnati Times of October 2# J We bare recently became acquainted with the facts of one of the m?>et extraordinary druuiis in rocinl life of which we have know- ! ledge The material, which will gradually unfold itself in the following narrative, com bined with the requisite machinery and inter woven with the fictitious characters necessary to the artistic development of the plot, would complete a profoundly interesting, if not an absolute thrilling romance. Our sketch, how ever, is an unficT?h(d daguerreotype of facts which recently transpired in one of the mont attiactive citics of the ?? dark and bloody ground, ' and situated not a hundred miles from '/a belle. Riviere. " We submit the skeleton, leaving the elaboration and finishing touehes to be woven into dramatic texture, to artists enjoying more time and possessing mere skill and imagination than we can comtnnnd A lady, youthful, lovely, accomplished, and the daughter of a distinguished Keotuckian. enjoying independent competence, imperiously commanded the admiration of the gallants of the vicinage, and attracted zealous suitors from abroad. She was a belle of almost un rivalled chnrms. and received numerous de clarations of attachment, many of them ar- ' dent and sincere. Like most queenly damsels enjoying fortunate positions in the social world, she was un apt mistress of coquetry, j and wielded her resistless sceptre unmerciful ly upon all who ventured within the charmed radii of her matchless fascination*. She reigned ruthlessly during a long and brilliant career, and her reputation for come liness and social skill neither waned with ttre lapse of time or her cruel exercise of power, but seemed to be promoted without apparent ly approaching culmination, and splendidly illustrated the remorseless tyranny of capn- , cious passionless beauty. Fatigued at last, and sated with the common-place triumphs of ordinary coquetry, she introduced, by way of episode, the expedient of engagements to marry. Not satisfied, however, with the usual termination of happy courtship, she be trothed herself to two lovers, whom she adroit- i ly managed to keep profoundly ignorant of 1 their mutual pretensions and expectations. One suitor was a talented young minister, of fair possessions. The other a gentleman of '? elegant leisure,'' and lord of many broad acr*a Both were tilting for the whimsical beauty, each conscious of the other s devo- > tion. but, as we have said, mutually unaware of their mutual success. The young minister wss favored by the damsel's father, and was accepted by him for tho future son-in-law. Acquainted with the mother's hostility to himself, and conscious of her preference for his rival, as well as conceiving the father's consent adequate for tbo accomplishment of | his purpose, and trusting to time and circuia- i stances to mitigate her prejudice* the young minister forbore applicatl >n to her ! ilis rival, meantime, had been accepted by the mother?who, like him*elf, was ignorant of the young minis'er's successful cegotia- i tions?and deeming himself sufficiently justi fied to proceed, anil appreciating the father's objection to himself, he, on the other hand, as i his rival had refrained from submitting his petition to the mother, neglected his obliga tions to the father. Jhe artful complications of the daughter were, thus far, attended with happ'est success, and it is presumable sho hugely enjoyed the extraordinary and per plexing contretemy$. The rivals now became importunate, and solicited the speedy consummation of the con templaied alliance Their betrothed, how ever, capriciously vexed and tantalized them to her heart's content, deluding th-rn with al ternate hopes and promises, like M icheath's " asides to his two sweathearts," but finally concurred with their ardent petitions, and ap pointed the tame kour, and pi axe. 1?> the irjlemnizatton of the triangular bridal I Arrangements were subsequently made that added richer space to the culminating drama The minister and his betrothed agreed to eel ebrate their nuptials quietly, a tew of their mutual friends only being advised On the other hand ostentatious preparations were made for a magnificent display. Cards were dispatched far and near by cur heroine and the mother's choice, and all tho gallantry and beauty of the country were informed of the approach of the bridal period The absence of the minister, meantime, facilitated opera tions, and gripping rumor, strange to say. failed for once to mar the execution of a bril liant design, llow the parents remained in ignorance in the midst of such active prepa rations has not beeu developed, but those la miliar with the inventive wit of sprightly woman will rcudiiy imagine the keen diplo macy of our heroine, who so successfully man aged her double intrigue into the crisis of eon summation. Suffice it, that at the denoument the parents were the most completely con founded of all. The nuptial eve rolled round Guests as sembled in glittering concourse, exuberant in joyous anticipations, and splendidly decora ted The most brilliant vivacity and gayes: confusion prevailed The officiating minister appeared, and there were bright indications of the fullest realization of all happy antici pations. Moment? were fritted in pleusant in terchange of compliments Beautiful women vivaciously responded to happy devoirs cf gal lant gentlemen, antf the buz and musical hum of pleasant voices agreeably confused the senses, till the minute band of the parlor olock pointed the hour. Expectation now oommanded silence. Curiosity on tip-toe sus pended merriment, and only suppressed mur murs were heard in intervals of anticipation The sonorous bell sounded the hour, and ex pectation became intense Scircely had the last echo of the clanging clock died away in silence, when every cheek paled, and every pulsation of hearts suspended A heavy sound as of a falling human body, sunken with fearful suddenness to the floor, and ac companied by wild shrieks of terror, resound ing from an adjoining room. A rush as of hurrying feet, and a mingled echo of fearful exclamations, terrified every heart, a moment before so joyous. There was instinctive push forward ; the llimsy barrierintercepting the progress of the hastening throng gave w*y, and a spectacle was presented beggaring de scription. A frightened group of beautiful women, pale as the snowy robes of the bride, cowered in dismay over the fallen form of a stricken man, dressed as for a nuptial night, death<y pallid, and lying apparently lifeless in the centre of the floor. Several gentlemen were chnfiDg the temples of the fallen man, while a fair woman, agitated, but self-possessed, kneeling at his side, with his head in her lap, administered powerful restoratives. The bride, arrayed in all her transcendent lovelines<, stood on one side, the lustre of her brilliant countenance alternately deepening to carna tion, and paling to fleecy whiteness, while in all other respects she seemed calm and un moved as an idle spectatress of a dramatic scene. Opposite her stood a gentleman dressed like the fallen man, trembling and le&rfully agi tated, alternately rcanning the beautiful but passionless vision, before him, and the lifeless form at her feet. Outside the circle and hall bidden from view, sunken into the deep em brace of an arm chair, with her face buried in the folds of her garments, reclined the half paralysed mother of the bride, speecblees aud immovable as a statue. Near her, and trying to soothe her, stood the dismayed father as tounded and overcome by the apparent calam ity that had befallen his house. At the mo ment appointed for the nuptials, two bride grooms claimed the hand of the btide ' li jcq had come with glowing anticipations of hap THE WEEKLY 8TAJL Tkii nMQal Fudlr u4 N( ?| ifurtiiy at !?>?tl?y iw4U| ttu eaa be fouad la ur ether?la piWlikiloa *erur Ait mora lag. Mumm Pla*le oopy, per aim mm ?1 ?? to ttm. Five copies ..????!> Ten copies.... 8 ?? Ywenty copies 1* M UT-Ca.h. imtum IH ABVABCB. IXZ^Slnclecoplea (In wrapper*1 can be pror u/?-4 at tbe counter, Immediately after the l?ue of tbe paper. Price? Thkii Cbhts Po?TMasTBK?wboact as areata will be allowed a commission of twenty per ceat. piness. mutually congratulating themselves upon the approach of tbe moment that would hi>e toe in united to the object of adoration. K ?ch was unconscious of the other's claims, and tbe effect, when the dread fact burst up< n them was tteDienduui. It was too overwhelm ing for tho young minister. With a heart rending gasp Le struggled for a moment and fell headlong and heart-stricken to tbe tloor It wa* th it appalling sound, mingled with the ?-hrieLs of the bridesmaids, which so stsrtled the guests in the midst of their j >yous antici pations and joyous hilarity. The spectacle presented to the rushing and terrified throng of beautiful women and gay gentlemen whs terrifying Tbe tableaux of tne fallen groom ; the calm and unmoved bride; the agitated groom searching bar will glaring eyes and livid features ; the paralysed tno'-her ; the astonished and humbled father, the kneeling forms of lovely and sympathetic women ; sod tbo giave and ominous silence of their attendant groom smen. was one perhaps never before witnessed ou a nuptial night After a while the ministrations of kind nurses began to produce reaction in tbe pros trated system of tbe fallen groom Signs of returning animation became visible. Ine ac tors and witnesses of the tragic scene regained c >mposure. The father's self-posoeasion re turned Advancing to this beautiful but heartless author of the painful drama, he sternly couj warded her instant choice between the contesting suitors Tbe mother, still true to her partial ties advocated her favorite. The father maintained neutrality, bat repeat el bis commands The daughter, standing iu awe of her father, plead for a moment's re flection It was granted, but a flying messen ger was immediately despatched for the of ficiating minister, who, it was now discovered, had escaped in tbe confusion, unperceived, and had repaired, thoughtful and sorrowful toward his home. After much persuasion he returned, and the company, whose early gaiety now gave place to sadness and silence, again repaired to the parlors to await tbe final development of the clos:ng act. The broad doors were now flunjr open A stream of brilliant light, succeeded l>y a flood of beauty, irradiated the scene. Tbe bridal train swept in. Tbe nuptial cere mony bound indissoiubly the heartless but magnificent bride to the devoted but suffering young minister, who at the la?t moment abe had chosen. Header, you will imsgine the decision of the mother's favorite His sgony, if he loved her truly, most have been intense, yet withal it must have been mingled with emotions ot gratification in the consciousness of having escaped the misfortune of marriage with a passionless and marble hearted flirt. Tou will likewise judge if the deep affection of the young minister received its just deserts. We will not decide for you Our sketch is a true narrative and its moral is profound. The Mistress or Louis Napolboh -The In ternes? (Scotland) Advertiser says :?Amongst the gay equipages which may be seen flaunt ing thr ugh Mratbpeffer at present is one con taining a visitor ol some celebrity?pcrhapa re should say of e?me cot >riety. That fair lady with the clear and beautiful English jotnplexion, wLo is sitting in the carriage tlong with the .*inart looking gentleman, has i history of her own; 6he is?or was?no less & personage than Miss Howard, ei-dfvant mistress and should have been wife of L"ui? Napoleon, emperor of the French Her name is now changed to thatof Mr* Trelawney, and ber companion, who is said to be allied to a aoble Engli.-h family, is her husband The pair reside at a mansion house in the imme iiate vicinity of Strathpeffer. of wbioh tbey jave a lease for some years Days have chan ged since the roue and special constable of London took a fancy to 'he clever and beau iful girl, who accompanied him to Paris, and ivho, according to report, acted as his "guide, philosopher and friend," amidst the perilous ihancesof the presidentship and the coup l" rtat. The man about town is now an emper >r, a husband, and the father of a legitimate irince, whilst his former bosom oomp?nion is >uriedin Highland soliiade. separated from her hildren and all the splendors of the Tuille ies Louis Napoleon or Mrs Trelawney?we vonder which is tbe happier of the two?or ather, might we not aek, which is the more nise ruble7 '* I Don't Dajm e "?A plain, unlettered nan came from tbe back country in tbe State of Alabama, to Tuscaloosa, and on the Sabbath vent early to church He had been accus cmed to attend meeting in school-hooses and >iivate dwellings, where each one appro mated to himself the first seat he found un coupled He selected there a convenient lip, r.nd awaited patiently the assembling of he congregation The services commenced. Presently the music of a full toned organ >urst upon his astonished ear; he had never leari one before. At the same time the gen leman who owned the slip came up tbe ^isle vith a lady hanging upon his arm Ashe ap >roached the door of the slip.(he motioned the :ountryman to oome out, in order to give dace to the lady. This movement the coun ryman did not understand ; and from th* it nation of the gentleman and lady, ess. dated as it was in bis mind with the music, le immediately concluded that a cotillon, or French contra dance, was intended Rising ;artly from his seat, he said to tbe gentle nan who was still beckoning to him "Excuse ne, sir?excuse me, if you please?/ doit' lanes"' Ambcdoib of tbb late Kino or Bavaria rhe ex King Louis of Bavaria, who recently attained bis seventieth year, was a few day* igo waited on at his chateau at Ludwigshwbe. n the Palatinate, by a deputation from Stras >ourg, in which place be was born, who paid heir respects to him on this occasion. The iing received them most kindly, promised to isit their city, and related to them a curious ircuinetarce At the time of his birth in lugutt, 17*6. his father, who was then only *rince des Deux Pants, commanded tbe Alsaoe egiment in tbe service of France, which wa* n the garrison ut Strasbourg A few days tfter the birth of his child, he was astonished o see that all bis grenadiers had cut off their >eards and mustaches Ou inquiring why hey had done so, one of the men stepped for ward and said that they had determined to >eg his acceptance of a velvet mattress for he newly born prince, and that they had tufi'ed it with their beards and mustaches. 41 have the mattress still," said the king, 'and I will show it to you!" The mattrets ras produced, and the King added **I do lot think that there is in the world a bed that an be called more strictly military than hat!" ItATTLBSRAKB CCBB FOR TBB BlTB ? laving heard that rattlesnakes and otherven >mous reptiles exist in numbers in this conn ry. and that several persons have been bitten >y them, I am induced to make kneyrn a vary imple cure. If the person bitten will, as you as possible, make a strong common ley, aturate a rag with it and lay it upon the round, renewing the application every ten or ifteen minutes, or as often as the rag dries, .t rill perform a perfect cure in a short tima. . have tried this remedy in several cases wheio >ers As were bit by oopper snakes, and nevtr new it to fail. Among others who were curt d 7 me, I would name Mr Nelson Stewart's rife, who was bitten by a copper head. Mr. 'ornelius Long was also cured oy this remedy, t will also oure the sting or bite of any pot an sa insect Dr Gbo. P'safcr A lady in Oregon, in writing to friri d Q this city, says that cattle in that rer ->u ivetofu:ha great age. their owners b>vj j Listen long poles to the end of their b -t -j, or tit wrinkUt to rtm out oh'