Newspaper of Evening Star, December 5, 1856, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated December 5, 1856 Page 1
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VOL. VIII. WASHINGTON, D. Cm FRIDAY. DECEMBER 5, 1856. NO. 1,193. FBLE iSVJiifHK* HTA&, ro HU??rO EVE I?T avtkhnuur. (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) 41 ft<Sl?f #/ x m By W. D. WALLACE, vVrtl be m . *ed to m-, e*e?tbera oy Tamers at 81K AND A yUAKTBR CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents ; papers served In packages at 37 imN? Per inootti. To mall subscribers the sub Kjriptlon prtae Is FHR HE DOhLARS AND F1F f Y CBN IS afW?? ad**n*4, TWO DOLLARS fyt six months, and ON H DOLLAR for three soothe; far less than three months ai the rale of cents a week. \?T S1NGLB OOPIHtf ONK CUNT. FASHION ABLE DANCING. H.' A/A IN V-r? il HDCiR n AI EilVOl> 1 EaU a ?table on bth street, mwh for ever fifty hor Carriage House of 17 HMl establishment la now?j|^2JU W. MUNDER, PROFESSOR OF DANC lng at Georgetowj College and Coo t, and principal teacher of Washing ton, DC. and Baltimore, Md , has tne honor to anaounee to the citlaens and pwblle geoerally, 'hat his *choot is open evsry TSESDAY and THURSDAY AFTERNOON for Young Ladles, Misses, aad Masters, from 1 until 0 o'cock, and on the aame evenings at i for gentlemen. Owing to the unssual large number of pnptls In his classes this season, and the greet suecess of his class la the flint society of Baltimore, com pells blm to limit the number of pnplis taken for the balance of the season The publio are well aware that Prof M spares neither time nor patience to reader the most un skilful pupil perwet. He invitee ladles sod gentleman generally of respectability end standing, to rlslt bis class and } witness the improvement of his pupils la the few pleasaat lessons that has past. 11 Is deelrable that all who wish to participate In hla May Exhibition should ente-- early this yea', as the dances in pre CUan are mora complicated than any hereto Introduced nov2l-tf NEW LIVBRT STABLE, Eighth Sir it, Whmm D amd S. THE SUBSCRIBER HA* ERECTED commodious stable on 8th street, taring room enon, ses, asd a oepltal by Ml feet. This open fbr the reception of Horse* on llveiy, ani for the htflog and selling of horses. He has alsi for rent a fine large Room Immedi ately over his carriage house, *7 by 9w fleet, suita ble for almost any purpose There is also sleeping brinks for parsons bringing servants, and the whole establishment Is lighted with gas. He would also call the attention of peteom* bringing produce to market, to the tine yard ad joining the stable, where wagous can be safely seamen during the night The whole establish insat Is under the charge of Wm Hicks, well known to stable men In this city. novJ8 U JOHN O. COOK. SOKIKBS DANSANTK. PROF. H W. Ml'NDER TAKES GREAT pleas are in announcing to his friends, patrons, and public generally, that the abore social and delightful entertain ments will commence at Munder's Metro politan Hall, corner ?tb and D street*, on WEDNESDAY EVEN 1NB, November 'Jtflh, at 9 o'clo k, and continue every Wednesday throughout the season Gentlemen wishing to subscribe for the season can do m> upon very favorable terms, by applying at the Hall on Tues day and Thursday sveuing from 9 till 10 o'clock, nov 91?tf rpAVLOR A MACKY'S KEt ENT 191. I psrtatless ?Th? following valuable and interesting works will be found amongst a variety of English Booka recently received from England, many of which are at considerably reduced pri ces and especially suited for the approaching fes tive season: Book of Celebrated Poems; the beet poems In the Esgllsh language; one beautifully printed ?vo volume, with eighty liustratlons by the first artists, cloth, gilt eaves, g4 CruUshanks Three Courses and a Desert, fifty humorous illustrations, SI 25 Book of Family Crest*. 2 volumes, over four thousand cuts of crests, S5.50 Furniture and House Decoration, 4to , six hun dred illustrations. SO Gallery of the Braces, or Beauties of British Poets. 36 beautiful plates, morocco, richly gilt, Gleanings of Natnre, by Mudle, 57 colored plates by Landse?r. Ir ,S-"1 Puss in Boots, 12 fine Illustrations, fhncy covers, 50 eta Junius'* f/etters. complete In two volumes. S2 Kohl's Russia?St. Petersburg, Moscow, and the Crimea, ?J 75 Moore's Irish Melodies, Illustrated edition, beautifully printed and embellished with splendia line engravings flrom pictures painted expressly for the w??rk by Mu'ready, Jr , S7 Nicholson's Operative Mechanic and British Machinist, 150 plates, S4 50 Nicholson's Builder and Workman's New Di rectory, 4te , 150 plates, W Percy's Rellques of Ancient English Poetry, cloth, extra gilt, S2 '45 Pictorial Book of Ancient Ballads, Illustrated, antique gilt edges, ft 75 Robinson Crusoe, with26 illustrations,on wood and steel, SI 2* Sauntering about London, 75oents Sculpture. Specimens of Ancient and Modern, 4to., US p.ate*, m 50 Sketches of Young l^adles, Young Gentlemen, and Young Couples, 19 illustrations, by Phli, Si Stuart's Antiquities of Athens, and other Mon uments of Greece, 70 beautiful plates, with the measurements, details. Ac., f*2 75 Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered. Si engravings on wood and 6 on steel. SI 25 Walker'a Analysis of Beauty In Women and Critical View of Hypo the* ses respecting Beauty, nsw editions,? drawings from life, ?? Bon tiaultler's Book of Ballads. Illustrated by Crowquill, Leech, and Doyle. S"<i 25 A Cracker Bon Bon for Christmas Parties, by Brough, illustrated, 91 Round Gaines for all Parties, for Old and Young, gilt edges, S'.50 Boswaii's Lire of Johnson, 10 vols ., 50 plates, S10 Julian's Studies of Heads,flnely drawn on stone, Mo.. S4 Lardner's Popular Astronomy, HOcuts, l Jmo , 97 Rets. Punch's Pictures?Pictures from the Portfolio of Mr. Punch, ?00 Illustrations by Leech, 1 vol , S3 90 Book of Costnme, or Annals of Fashion, by a Lady of Rank ; 9vo., numerous illustrations, gilt edges. S2 50 Hood's Comic Annual, U) Illustrations by Leech, ? 1 30 DraW ng Book of the Government School of De sign. S' 50 chamber's Histery of the Russian War. splen didly illa*trated with maps and plates, S3 50 The work of Canova in Sculpture and Model ling. engraved In outline by Henry Mo?es, with description* ind a biographical memoir: 3 splen did volumes, $12 For aale at TAYLOR A MAURY'S nov 2b- Bookstore, near Wh st. DR MUNbON. AT J3U PKNN'A AVENUE, la still making those beautiful ?QOtlnuous GUM TEETH, called, Allen's Patent, for the exoellency of which over ail other styles of teeth, many now wearing them in this city, will cheerfully vouch. There is one Dentiet in this city who ha? been infringing tne patent, and made a bad imitation of it, against whom I hereby caution the public N B Whenever a Dentist speak* agaln?t Allen's Patent Contlnco is Gum Teeth, when pro??riy construettd. it is because he Is ignorant of tMMoctsi', inraui <etent to make the work, or a unwiBlug to p<% for the patent. Je 16-a IIO hi EH V?HOSIERY. JOHN H SMOOT, NO. 119 BRIDGE Street. Georgetown, D C , bas received a large assort ment of Woolen and Cotton Hoee, and half Hose for L*d!e*. Gents, Boys and t?Iris, of all size* and qualltiee. and of the bent makes Pureha*#?rs will plea*e call nov ? JAMES S. WELCH'S FIKST PHEY1ILM KA.niLY FLOl'R. WE ARE NOW RECEIVING THIS Justly ceUbrated brand of Flour, and wlllcontinue to receive * full suo ply during the winter We warrant It superior to anything In the market We are also agtnts for the sale of the following brands, viz: Richard B. Welch, Family Charl?e L Wood, do Daniel J Wood, do Island Mills. do K:iaabeth Mills, do All of walch we offer la quantities to suit pur chasese, at the lowe*c market prices. HARTLEY A BROTHER, nor'AMm 101 Water St , Georgetown. DH. THKOD. 11 tilSMA.lN Has removed his office some house* above his old rooms, to No 4W1 7th scree* wtst. bntweeu I) and E sueets north, near Che General Post Ot&^e OlBns ttours as befsre, from 8 to 10 o'clock a m. nov7-dw? 20 WO PKM H TREES DOLLARS PER HUNDRti ;at my Nursery, near Washington. aale at my Nursery, near Washington The above trees are all of Ine growth, and^^F of the best select fruit ^TTKN DOLLARS PER HUNDRlit)?FOR The a bo of the best select fruit Also, a general assortment of O R N A M BN TA L, EVERGREEN, SHADE, and PRWIT TREES. 0022 tX JOSHUA PEIRCB. LESLIE'S PICTORIAL. ONLY 6* Cents, and a beautiful Engraving given in the bar gain This is no humbug, any The paper aad l U ft* PloSuje, at FERGUSON'S, aov $ Seventh st. L. J. 9IIDDLBTOR, n DEALER IH ICS, OjfittmndDft?Southwest corner of F aid Twelfth streets f*b?7-tf JOHN H. McCDTCHEN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, TTA8 REMOVED HIS OFFICE AND RKSI IJL to No. 94 Missouri avenue, between and 8th street* nov 18-lm* A CARD. IYf K9. franklin, tbacher of vocal ,T* Millie, No. 400 E street, between #th and 10thstreet*. References: Mr. R. Davis, and Mr. Hllbns, Music atoree. se 17-3m O CA?T OF CLOT HI NO F ALL KINDS PURCHASED AT NO.76 Louisiana avsoue,opposite the Hay Market. N. B.?AUo, wanted, a person at Repairing, no* 10-lm* PIANOS. f?f=?fi PIANOS. A LARGE COLLECTION OF NBW AND SECOND HAND PiANOS for Sale and to Rent. cheaper than at any other place, at No. 41W KUventh street, a lew doors above Pennsylvania i avenue. nov ll-lm* J Thirty day ci.oum._for churches Hanks, Hotels, Offices, Ac. TheseMi Clocks run thirty two days with once wlnd-Edl lnj*. and the power of the spring Is so equal-taM ls?d. that the foroe Is applied stall times llkeESI a weight They have anti friction rolling pinion < and tte pendulum rod Is like tho?e on astronomi cal clocks by which the expansion and contrac tion of heat and cold are avoided, and aocuracy of time secured. Also, a fresh prime lot of Eight Day and Thirty Hour Clocks All warranted Prices low. G. FRANCIS, nov 2V- 490 Seveeith st T' THE I'NION. IHK "MNION HOTEL" IN GEORGE ? town, D. C.. has been leased by the ^ subscriber, who is bow prepared and would b^ pleased to receive permanent and tran-JCil sient boarders. now 14-lm JACOB FOl'KK. INTKKN AT<*?NA*j HOTEL, WASHINGTON CITY. 'pHIS HOUSE (KNOWN OK LATE AS A the United States Hotel,) having under- 1?^ gonethoiou. h repair and been haudMomely ISI r-fuinlxhed, is now opgn for the reception ofX?. guests. From Its favorable location, (being nearer toe Capitol than any other Hotel In this city,) and tbe arcoomadatlons, the proprietor Is prepared to afford a!l who wish a coinpfortable h'me during their sojourn in Washington, he feels assured of a liberal patronage from the traveling public, dec 1-tf DELTA SALOON, D street, between Stkand 9t\ streets. 'PHIS ELEGANT SALOON WAS OPENED 1 on Saturday evening, November 9th, and the proprietor, in soliciting patronage, begs leave to assure the public ttat he has spared no pains or expense In making this the mo*t elegant EATING and DRINKING SA LOON In Washington city. Its central and prtr vate locality, and the admirable adaptation of the house to the business, aided by the best of cooks and servants, and his unremitting endeavors to obtain the finest OYSTERS and other delicacies which the market affords, will, he hopes, merit and receive the patronage of his friends and tbe community generally. nov 12 lm ASA R1CKETTS. CHINA, GLASS AND QUEENS WARE. 9r. h miller, son a co.,Mnr> Importers direct from Liverpool to Alexandria, beg leave to call the at tentlon of dealers, hotel keepers and others of Washington and Georgetown to their stock of GOODS, which, for extent and variety will compare favorably with any establishment In the Eastern cities The connexion of their senior partner with the manufacturers of Europe and the United States for upwards of 30 years, has given him advan tages In the purchase of goods, equal, if not supe rior, to any house In the trade. An inspection of goods and prices will satisfy all parties that pur chases can be made cf thcin upon the most favor able terms French China Dinner Sets, gilt and decorated French China Dinner Bets, gold band and plain white French China Vaees, Pitchers, Toilet Sets, Ac French China Tea Sets, Cups and Saucers, and other articles of Teaware And Dinner Ware, separate from sets India China Dinner Sets,and separate articles al ways on hand White Granite Ware in every variety, In sets, and separate from sets, as may be desired Ulue Printed or Liverpool Ware, the same Common fcdged. White and Rockingham Ware, in full supply. ? Cat, Pressed. Plain and Moulded Glass Ware from the best establishments In the Eastern and Western States, which will be sold by the pack age or otherwise. Experienced peekees employed. Goods put up by us can be transported by any mode without breakage Faie by the steamboats from Washington to Alexandria, almost hourly, 12){ cents each way A quarter of a dollar thus spent may save many doiiars. dec 1 OFFICIAL. Taztsrav DxrARmzsT, August20, 1S56. Whereas the follo wing joint resolution of Congress has become a law: Join r Resolution extending the time for the credi tors <?l Texas to present their claim* Resolved Me Senate and Home 0/ RtjrrMenta titct oj the United State* of ?Amerua in Gongren as ttmbLed, That, a*, agreeab:y to tbe provision of the fourth section of the act of the ac.h of February, l^Si, ?' to provi.le for the payment of ?uch creditors o? lh* late republic of Texas a* are rommebended hi tbe act of ('o.iirejs of September ?Uj, IH^y," no tice, by public alvertueinent, was duiy ;ivkq for the i.f uim ty -lays by the Secretary of the Trea-ury, ol toe time at which payment of the aiii?>uuiappiopjut:eil by the tilth seem,!, of.said art would be ma ie,;Tw rata, on my b >:id, cerufitate, or evidence ??! uebt of ?aid ^la e, which should be pres-nted at the Treasury Department thirty days preceding Uie 13th ?.ay ol" June, IH56. the limit of said; a^d as it is represented by tbu said 8eare<a/y of "tue T:??sury, that of said bonds, cer tiiiia e<, ami evidenrn* ot debt, wiucb have been recoil, a by tn? rtiate of Tnan, the seme, equaJ to the sum oi tnree hundred and eighty nine thou and six hundred and ninety three dollars and seven c?nUwwr not prems>t?dtotheTreasury Detriment prior to the saiJ 13ib of June, therefore, in order to do lull justice to the holders of ?eid debt, the Secre tary ot the Treasury id hereby au homed to pay to the holders of any of the said bonds, certificates, or evidences, of debt, not presented before the 13th day of June la?t, who may present and prove the name at the Treasury Department, between the 13th day of June la?t and the 1st day of Juuuaiy next, cxecuts the proper releases to the United States and the State of Texa*, their yro rata ?hare of the .-aid seven millionseven hundred and tilty thousand dollars ; and after payment thereof, the buul Secre tary of the Tresisury is authorized and required to distribute and i?y the residue of the raid seven mil boas ."even hundred and fifty thousand dollars, then remaining in the treasury, pro rata, amongst all the holders who may have proved their claim*,and executed tbs proper releases on or before the 1st day bt January next. Approved Augusllblh, IbSC. Notichs HizzbT oivi* to the hoUeM of bonds, certifirateti, and evidences of debtof the late repub 1 c of Teaas, which were not presinttd at this de partment on or b< fore the lStii day of June last,that the pame wttl be settled and the jto rut a amount hereon will b*- paid to the lawful holdi rsthereof if presented before the first day of January next, ac compemed with theueces^ary evidence of thelrgen* uinenesw, w;ib ar^i^ninentsto the United 8lates,re quired i > .{ive this department the custody ofsuck bouds, eeiUflcaies, and evidences of debt, and with .-elease&io the United Siatesand Texas, iu accord ance with the provisions of the actof Congiesto ->!Lh February, 18.16. 1 nisd4;?runent will not require? vldence of gen viineaess to be presented wuh the certifioatesissucd by the a illtorand comptroller of Teaas uuderthe laws of the State, ilut ,t pos.eMesnomeansof ver -ymijlhe certificates,bonds and promissory notes ?sue 1 by the republic of Texas, and not presented to, nor audited by, the ofllcers of ths State. Th? necessary and properproof of the genuintnc?,?| th?sittcristhecertifioate ofthe comptroller oi the .?State >1 Texas, who has the official charge of the jrigtaaitrs lives relating tothe debt ofths late re puiJicot I'exas. ?Vi' a*>i{ameni aud reieast-s may be exi cated an 1 a :kn rwieJge.l in the presenee ot tn?. Assibtaiil Secretary of the Treasury, or the chief olerk thereof; In the presence of a notary public, and be witnessed by the A?at?tant Secretary, or ohief clerk and nota ry, and be certified by the notary under his nota rial seal; but when the holders desire to make the assignment andeceoulethe roleasos out of the city of Washington, it maybe done In the presence efaa aseDtanttreasurer, or collector, or surveyor of the customs, in the presence of a notary public,and be witnessed by the collector or surveyor and Che no tary public, and besertifled by the notary under his notarial seal; andlftkere be no collector orsurvey or of the customs at the place where the party re sides, th* assignment and releases may beexeeuted before any court of reoord, in the presence of the judge and clerk thereof, and be witnessed by them, and certified by the clerk under his seal of ofBoe; and if the holder bs out of the United States, the as signment and releases may be executed before any United States consul, and be witnessed aud certified by him under his lonsnlar seal. All personsexe outing suoh assignments and releases must also de clare, under oath, before the notary, olerk, or ooo tul, as the case may be, that they are the real own ers ofihe certificates or other evidences of debt, or that the same have been assigned to them, bona file, for collection ; and th" notary, clerk, or consul must include the fhot of tbatdeclaration in theircer* tifDate ofacknowledgment. If assigned tor collection, or in pledge, ths t.ame ??f the party holding the benefi?i?l or rt riiiliia-y In iii the ntairo mm* b?- ?tat?*d in ?h? affidavit a'id a release to the United Slates and release to Texas must be duly executed l?y such party, to g'tiler witli the a?*i foment end reb ates Iroin tlie person in whose fcv.?r settlement and |?yinent is requested* One or more audited certificates, or one or more evidence of the ?ame character of debt, may b? in cluded in the same assignment, releases, and affida vit of ownership, If each certificate is correctly de scribed by number, date, amount, and name of the original jmyee. It should also appear whether the certificates were issued by the authorities of the State of Texas, on acoouut of the debt of the repub lic, or were usued by the republic of Texas, accord | itig to the tacts of each case. The assignment to the United States may be made in comm ?ti form ; the releases should be diawu ac cording to (lie formi subjoined?A and M. JAMES GUTHRIE. Secretary of the Treasury. Fvrm Jt, Know ail persons by these presents that ?? lias released, and hereby release, the United ri a'es of America from all further liability or claim lor the (?ayment of certificate or t-vnience of debt number , for the sum of , issued by tlie late repuMic of Texas, (or by the authorities of the Slate of Texas, as the case may be,) and re deemed oy the United States iuaccwrdancewiththe provisions of an act of Congress entitled "An actio provi ,e tor The payment of such cjeditors of the late republic of Texas a? are comprehended in the actof Congress of September nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," approved the 28th day of Fedruary, 1855, and an act of the "tate of Texas, approTra the let of February. 1856. As witness my hand and soal. _ Form B> Know all persons by these presents that ?? ? has released, and hereby releamni, ihe State of Tf-xas from nil further liability or claim foi the pay m*nt of certificate t?r evidence of debt number ,for tlie sum of - , issued by ilie late re public of Texa?,(or by the authorities of the State of Texas, a* the case may be,) and redeemed by the United States in accordance with the provisions of an actof Congress, entitled " An act to provide for the payment of such creditors of tlie lato republic o1 Texas as are coinprehsiidsd in the actof Congress of September nine, eighteen hundred and fifty," approved the 28th of February, 1855, and an act of the Siate of Texas, approved the 1st of February, 1856. . Ab witness my hand and seaL. Tlie following id a list of the audited certificates! still outstanding: No. Ittued to. (! Tl) Tompkins 18 Bukinau Lanfirld John A Clifton 32 II K Muse 53 R G Hobbs 84 J I)e Cordova 92 John Hurnui|ham No. Ixiued to. 16.19 Oscar Englcdow 1675 Trustees tf Austin College 16S2 G H Monsarrat h Co 16 *0 John Karntr 1704 Daniel Carl, 17J2 ) H N VValcott 1 35 Phineas lie Co,dova 1733 $ 176 E Baldwin 1746 John \V Torus 191 Jam*-* TiJxhman 1W Mathias Clark *]V}Eihan Earle 328 O Blineau 814 J E Wade 368 Psters & Booth 395 Lott Husted 404 8 Kingsley 1770 j K Elliott 1807 Harriet George 1816 MUes S Bennett 1820 Natlianiel Kudfler 1831 i Levi Tyler, adm'r 1833 \ ot W H Kelly 1838 Samuel Wildey 183V Georg.i Sutherland 1841 J T Hennuigs 427 J Parker, for Etiaa- 1842J , c Ecc,ej| beth Tar be r, ex'x 437 Benedict Rayley 445 Leander Benson 406 Wm Odlin 467 John W King 509 T 15 Webb 510 A S Thu mond 548 TLo? W .'VJarsLail Lav;J S Kaufman 643 George VV l'ark*r 1844 Edmund Bat linger 1852 J 11 Logan 186C C T Green 1865 David Avres IfcbH Thomes FJ antes 1878 C Scliierileinautd 1880 J F Jewett 1W7 F Emma 1890 Tar illa Lee* VV m Flower 64 i CrutcherA.McRavenl920 V \V Groa.mey* r 1 ttUi? Gilbert Johnson 1928 Robert Lusk 1929 E W Cawthern IUl>o Wm Cochran Franci .M oore jr 9071 Andrew Daley 207J isaac otewart *** C W Vicfeery ri?! \ 6t.i J 6j3 f A "*?ni.s ?u f?S9 Win M Hel.-her f>77 M ti Witi.airw 701 Felix Kied?sr 'j? i Kub ri Dale 77j Wm Jones 779 Wm Walker 793 Dyer 1'tarl 8.2 fsaac L Hill ?&i Hermogan Brown 874 John VV Bower 879 James McMa*t?r 914 Dyer Pearl 1504 2088 1749 2106 1610 9108 293 2136 915 Mary E len Hedoo-1868 beri 930 J Ellis 932 M rs Mary BeJville 1010 Anson Cranson 1012 R M Forbes 1025 James N lloean 1043 Thomas Lindsny 1045 James L Green 1047 Jesse Daniel 1048 J B Dauiel 1050 Charles Vincent 1056 r 1057 $ 1058 Wiilis Millican 1059 J D Mil 11 can 1062 John Davis 1065 Wm Barton 1079 VV A Lockhart 1000 K Morton 1135 James Killam 1196 C 11 'Taylor 1241 Yuungs Coleman Paul Bremond David G Barnel R P McMastor F T Gentry S W Fiaher Loukiaika Davus S D G? rvaise E Frost 9306 Thomas Re>^l 2316 Harrison C Bryant 2330 J S McDonald 2340 Arthur Garner 231! J F Martch.-tt 2341 Andrews At GioTe.r 2*1/4 P O Merrill 2349 W Pinknoy 2350 J D Giddir>g9

2354 J t'auvi'i.rd jr 235b a T Edgertoo 2359 Thomas Warner jr *<63 Ge/Oige K Si^tare 2.164 Francis Bricbta 2382 Elizabeth Carter 2383 Win Davis 2387 Joseph Tomlinson 2390 fA?ieed fc Turner 1248 lb>bert McNutt 1249 John VV Cloud, per 2390 Will Kitnbro aii'y I 11 Haywoud 2400 fj |j Haynie 1263 E De Poirois 126U C T Green 1275 G VV Sinks & J Shaw 1297 John Kendrick 1298 Samuel Hldsen 1300 Jobn Johnson 1301 Susan Ma*siex 2401 R VV Mnhank 2402 Catherine Allen B 24#5 Henry Kriug 2413 J VV Lawrence 24J8 Stephen Smith 2434 A C Horton 2438 Klaphalet Easton 244'i Lemuel RDidieiisou 1362 ThomaxH Forreeter2450 Wm H Thoiup.-oii 24.V2 z Wm Eddy 2471 J E Herron 2474 A B Hemphill 2477 Aaiou Haughton 2479 Heir* of John Jones 8400 " Joel Hid 2481 ? Warren Aburn 248W *< John L Monks W?3 " Peter Aldiich 2490 M A Dooly 2500 George C I>aycashier SA01 F Kennett k Co 2fj03 John W Schrimpi 2504 W C Blair 2512 M Korberttaiile 2513 Henry B Brooks 2514 Gabriel Trumweit 2528 H S Morgan 2529 Furbur k Bean 2534 Sarah Nuwrnan 1385 B R Warner 1423 William Frels 1*24 G W Osborne 1425 John A Rutherford 1427 Cornelius Vannoy 1428 Joseph Bates 1473 Ann B Reese 1515 Lumbard Minis 1521 J C Moore 1523 John James 1554 K H Douglas 1570 E M Fish 1572 Wm Kerr 1580 James A Moody 1581 P Bickford 1612 Jobn Lamer 1615 John Cameron 1623 John D 'Taylor 1024 LeYi Mercer 1625 Eli Mercer The outstanding eVidencae of other clause* of t!u d?:b. of the republic ol TeiaAannot b?* specified by (his DcneruneiH. au 22?du?tJi:.J OFFICIAL. TRatSl-RY DsPiRTMECT, Nov. 28, 1866. Notice la hereby given to holders of stork of the loans of the United States. that thin deiartment will purchase the ram? until the 3d of March next, unless the sum of $1,500 000 shall I* previously ob ained, and will pay, in addition to the Interest accrued from the date of the la?t s? m anaual divi dend of interest thereon, tog.-ther with one day's additional interest for the money to ria-h the Ten dor. tlie following ?a?es of premium on ?aid stocks: F>>r the stock of 1842, a premium of 10 per cent. Fur the stock of 18t7 and 1M8, a premium of 16 per onnt; and for the stock of 18.10, commonly i a'led 'i'exai Indemnity Stock, a pit mit.m of 6 per cent. Certificates of Mock transmitted to ihc de^art ment, under this notice, mu?t be a?8ijnied to the United 8'ates, by the; party duly entitled to receive the proceeds. It ?nt between date hereof and the 1st day of January next, the current half y?ar's in tercet must be aliened by the present stockholder, or it wiil be payab'e a* heretofore, and a corres ponding deduction b-- maJ? from the amount fay ab!e for the stock. 1'avBi nt f.?r the stocks go assigned and timnnit ted will be mado by drafts on the Assistant Tr< a-m r< rs at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, at the option of the | artieg entitled to receive the ininey, which thould be expressed In the letters accomjra nyii??5 the c. rtiflrate*. JAMES (1UTHRTF, Secretary of the Tr?a*ury. d-c l--dt3,; March* AUCTION SALES. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. ?pRUSTE*'S SALE OF KK1L ESTATE. J By virtue of a deed of trust bearing date Midday of January, 1856, and recorded In Liber J A S , No 111. folios 421, etsrq , among the l<md records cf Washingtrn county, In the Dis trict rf Columbia, the urdersigmd will sell on MONDAY, the 15th dav of December, 1^56, on the premises, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, to the highest bidder, at pubilc. auction, all t1 at piece or parcel of ground situated In the city of Washing ton. In said District, and known and distinguish ed upon the ground plan or plat of wild city as ? art of Lot No 4, In square No. S<W, and hound ?d as follows: commencing at the southeast cor ner of said lot No 4 ; ttience northwardly, along the dividing line between said lot No. 4 and lot numbered ;J, to a public alley; thenct- along west wardly seventeen feet; thence southwardly on a Kne parallel with the said dividing line to south C street seventeen feet to the pl?ce of beginning, with the improvements thereon, which a?e a good two-story Frame House. Thi* property fronts on south C, between 13th and 13)tf streets west Terms: One-third cash ; the residue in 6 and 11 months, for which the purchaser's notes will be taken, bearing interest from the day of sale, 2 id alien on the preini?es. If the terms of sale be not oomplied with with in three days from the day of sale the premises will be resold, on five days pubilc notice, at the risk and cost of the purcnaser All conveyance* at he purchaser's cost. C. C. CALVERT. Trust-e. nov 19-ecdAds A. GREEN, Auct'r. Bv J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer fllRUSTBES' SALE OF FRAME HOUSE I and Lot.-On MONDAY AFTERNOON, December 22, at 4 o'clock, on the premises, by virtue of a deed of trust from Samuel Curson ana wife, dated June 9, 185'?, and recorded in Liber J. A S , No 30, folios 321, :j22. 321, and 3*24, one of the land records for Washington county, in the District of Columbia, we shall sell parts of lots Nos 7 and 8 In square lift, beginning for the ?ame at the distance if ttf.y feet from the north east corner of the Squire on Seventh street north, aad running thence west SCO feet to Eighth street, thenceroutn by and with Eighth street twenty flve feet; thence east two hundred feet to Seventh street; thence North by and with Seventh street twenty-lve feet to the beginning, together with the improvement*, consisting of a neat Two-story Frame Dwelling-house with back buildings. Terms: One-third cash; the residue in six and twelve months, with interest, termed by a deed o/ tru-?t on the premises JOHN W MeKIM, ) T . RICH. H. CLARK, 5 lruelce" novl3-1awAds J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auct ByJAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE Building Lot an 3d street west, between Pennsylvania aven? and t street.?Bv vir tue of two deieds in trust, duly executed and re corded, the subscriber will sell at public sale, on WEDNESDAY, the 17th day of December, 185?, on the premises, at 4 o'clock p. m , Lot No. 11, in reservation No. 11, fronting 25 feet on 3d street west, between Pennsylvania avenue and C street, by 150 feet to a 35 feet alley. The above property is situated in one of the most desirable parts of the city, near Trinity Church, and oilers a rare opportunity to persons desirous to build or invest. Terms f sale: One-third cash; the balance In ft, 13, 18, and 24 months, for notes bearing interest from day cf sale, secured bv a deed of trust on the property ; ana If not compiled with in one wee* after the sale the property will be resold, upon one week's notice, at the risk andexpenseof the purchaser. All conveyancing at the expense of the purchaser Title indisputable. CHAS S WALLACH, Trustee, nov 21-3UW&ds JAS C. McGUIRE, Auct ByJ.C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. rrUiUSTEE'S SALE OF HOUS^ AND I Lot on 6th street west, between K street north and New York avenue. ?By virtue of a deed in trust, bearing dita on the 27th day of March, 196?S, and recorded in Liber J A. S , No i 14, folios 1 *t seq , and a decree cf tie Circuit Crurt of the DSstnct of Columbia, made in the cause pending in said Court, No. llin. in Chan cery, the subscriber will sell at public sale, rn MONDAY, the 15th day of December lb5fl, at 4 o'clock p m., on the premises. Lot N<v 28. In Callan's subdivision of Square No 451, fronting VO feet on Sixth street west, between K street north and New York avenue, by 100 feet deep, to a ten-feet alley, with the buildings and iinprove ir.eiits, which consist of a substantially built and comfortable two-story fraiae dwelling house, with back building, Ac The above p operty is eligibly situated in a rap idly improving part af the city, and offers a most favorable opportunity to pertons desiring a resi dence or to invest. The terms of sale will be: One-third of the purchase money in cosh, and the balance in six aad twelve months, for cotes bearing Interest from the day of sale, secured by deed In trust upon the property; and if not complied with in live days after the sale, the property will be re sold, upon one week's notice, at the risk and ex pause of the purchaser. All conveyancing at the expense of the purchaser CHAS S. WALLACH, Trustee nov27-eoA<ls JAS C. McfUIRE, Auct. By WALL. BARNARD A CO , Auctioneers. rpRUSTEE'B KALE. ? BY AUTHORITY A of a deed of tpist from George B Armstrong and Julia H. W , his wife, dated the 13th Do cember, 1864, and by direction of the party whose debt is secured thereby, the subscribe wilt sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, on the 22a December next, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, on the premises, the following lots in the city of Washington namely: Lots No 13 and 24, in Square No 584, lot No M being at the intersec tion of Virginia avenue and First street west, fronting 56 feet 4 Inches on First street and '2ft feet ft inches on Virginia avenue, with a rear front of 48 feet on a 20-foot alley; tuid Lot No <3 adjoin ing west, with a front of 5? feet 2 inches on Vir ginia avenue, and rear front of 22 feet on a 20 foot alley. Aad on the ISd Utc*mb?r, at 4 o'clock, on th? premises, commencing at the first lot, and then proceeding to the tecond. the following namely : Part of Lot No. 10, in Square No 481, fronting 17 feet on Fifth street west, and 93 feet 4# inches deep, commencing on Fifth street 119 feet south of N street north, coatalnlng 1587 square feet; Lot No. 6, In Square No. 777, said Lot being centrally situated between 6 and H streets north, having a frent on Third street east of 00 feet 2 inches, with a depth of 1C4 feet Sjf inches, con taining 9000 square feet. Terms: One-third cash ; and the residue at ft, It and 18 months, for whicn the purchaser's bonds will be taken, bearing Interest with a lien on the property. If the terms are not complied with within five days from the day of sale, the property will be resold at the purchaser's risk and cost on a notice of seven days. CHAS. MYERS, Trustee. WALL, BARNARD A CO., ntv27-eoftds Auctioneers. EVENING STAB. A SCENE AT MALMAISON From an interesting article on the assooia tiofcs connected with Malmaison, where Jo sephine held her Court in her palmy and happy days?which articls we find |in the London New Monthly?we lake the following graphic ally related anecdote : Sometimes things did not go on quite no fmoothly, however, at Malmaison, when any of tho Bonaparte family visited Josephine, for a most cordial hatred seems to have existed between her and the ladies of the imperial family, partaking somewhat of female rivalry and jealousy. One evening in particular?when the beau tiful Pauline was to be formally presented to Josephine, on her marriage with the Prince Borgbese?must be noted in the annuls of Malinaison. Pauline, clever, witty, and most lovely, had acoepted the hand of the Borghese, almost a fool in intellect, solely on account of his money and his title, Sacrificing her heart to her ambition, she determined to make the first use cf her new honor? by endeavoring to humiliate poor Josephine; and in order to carrv out tnis amiable resolution, announced her intention of visiting heron a certain even ing shortly after her marriage. Days were passed in preparing the splendid toilette which was to crush her sister-in-law. At length the memorable evening arrived Josephine, fully aware of the intentions of Pauline, took her own measures accordingly She arrayed herself for this trying ordeal, of a graceful against a beautiful wom?M. with consummate tact and a perfect knowledge of that peculiar style of dress well catculatod to display her faultless shape, which she has al most immortalized 6he wore a white muslin dresi edged and trimmed with a narrow bor der of gold; the short sleeves, which displayed a finely turned arm, were looped up at the shoulder by large cameos; an enameled str- I pent encircled her throat; on har head was a kind of a diadem formed of cameos and en amel, confining her hair somewhat in the style ot' the antique busts of the Roman empresses | She looked so extremely graceful and classical in this attire, that wh*n Napoleon entered the a a I on he was delighted, and saluted her with a kiss on the shoulder?a somewhat lourgnut caress by the wny. On his expressing his sur prise at the care with which she was dressed, she remindel him of the expected visit ui Pauline. The evening wo;o on and yet th? Prineesa did not appear. Napoleon having remained beyond his usual, retired at last to his cabinet. Shortly afterwards the Princess made her appearand, looking transcendently lovely hut cn this occasion she had not tiustei to the charm j of unadorned beauty, a? she liter ally was resplendent with jewels. Her dress, Composed of groen velvet, was embroidered in the front with masses of diamonds; her arms, her neck, her head were also enrrc'.ed with splendid jewels. As she advanced across the room towards Josephine, who, as the wile of the First Consul, did not rise until she cp proached, Pauline gated around full of pride and gratified vanity, conscious of the effect created by her beauty, her youth and her daz zling splendor. The salutations were cold between the rival ladies. Pauline seated herself, and to break the stiffness of the reception, began conversing in a low tone withM iau Junot, who was placed near her Well, Louise, how do I look to-night ? What do you think of the Borghefe jewels 7' Think! why, you aro wonderful- actually thloitttiante" returned M me Jnno*. ' But do you really, now?flattory apart? tbir-k this dress becomes me?'' *? Vain Pauline ! why you knew pe.fectiy before asking me that question ycu never looked better in your life.*' " Well, it is not exactly vanity that makes me ask you so particularly," replied Pauline; (i but it is because I want to astonish M me Bonapart\ aud you know I have spared no pains to mortify her by this display of my new jewels. Yet how eiegant she looks in that simple India muslin dress, with those camecs, too, like a Grecian statue ; she certainly does understand, to perfection, the style that suits her- That white dress contrasts so well, too, with the blue satin of the furniture?it is per fect Good heavens ! what shall I do?" she suddenly exclaimed in an agonized whisper, and turned quite pale. " What is it! What can be the matter *' asked M'me Junot, quite alarmed. " 0, Louise, why did you not tell me 7 how cruel not to remind me! To let me coilo here in this room, dressed in green velvet, when the furniture is blue satin. Oh, this ?. too much. I shall never forgive you ! How dreadful I must look by the side of Josephine ! This is in'Te than I can bear I mu^t go away at once " Pauline was conquered. Elegancc had won the day against beauty. She took a hasty iarewell of Josephine, and hurried out of the room, consoling herself a little ia iur retreat, by displaying her jewels before the whole es tablishment assembled to do her honor She passed down the alloy formed by the house hold, preceded by lighted torches, andfjll iw ed L>y her husband, whom she early taught to aspire no higher thau to the honor of being her chamberlain ; and thus ended in ab-olute failure, this notable wedding v sit of the P;in cotes Pauline Borghese. Opinions of the Attorxrt Usiibal.? Tho New York correspondent ot the Uuioa says : The legal profession havo received with great favor the new contributions to legal learning in the new work entitled " Official Opinions ot the Hon Caleb Cuthing," Attor ney General of tho United States, 'ihc editor, C. C Andrews, Esq , is well known in this vicinity as an advocate of great talent and promise; and he has discharged his important trust in this matter with great delicacy and abili y. Mi*. Cushing is one of the besc-rcad scholars in this country. His mind ia emi nently judicial; his industry is indefatigable; aud trom an opinion of his, caretully formed, an appeal is useless He exhausts his subject, and tne foundation on which he plants his opinion is impregnable, lio was on the bench of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts tut a short time?long enough, however, to uiako the whole bar of the State wish his presence to abide with them. Prompt, learned, amia ble, decided, he became at once one of the most popular and reliable judges The old judges on the bench looked on with wonder and not a little alarm at the speed with which their ''juBior associate"' took the popular favor and disposed of cases, lhe opinion of Mr Attorney General Cushing, now published, on the ?'Office and Duties of the Attorney General," is cue of the ablest papers that have ever emanated from that department ot the government. The ablest members of the bar in New York pronounce it one of the most conclusive opinions they ever read. Tne style ia admirable, tne array of authorities over whelming, aud tho whole calculated to reflect great credit on the distinguished gentleman sind author whose pen adorns wnatever it touches. The Aurora Bureaus a*d the Tele graph ?The effect of the aurora oa the eleo trio telegraph is generally to iccrease or di minish the electric current used in workitg the wires. Sometime* it entirely neutralizes them, so that, in fact, no fluid '8 disooverable in them. The aurora borealis seems to be comi>osed of a vast mass of electric matter, resembling in every respect that generated by the electro-galvanic battery. Tne currents from it change coming on the wires, and then disappear as the mass of the aurora ro. s iron the horizon to the zenith. ? Knowledge is PoW9T>''*a J J1? 't?J said when bis master floorer him dictionary. THE WKKKl.Y h'JAf. V* CLBBS. M FineMia *| M Ten Twenty oop*. l# *? CTCiii, mitimiT ib anvaBCB. JBZS2S$?!SS^S?SZ2 paper Prto?-Tmi Cants Post Hast ia* who art as agents Wlllb?*llcwp* a oommlwlon of twenty per oeat. tipeech from Mr Buchanan-Vi ait from OtU lege Students?Advioe to Young Men The student* of Franklin end Marshall Col lege. Pennsylvania, numbering about a baa dred, paid Mr Buchanan a congratulatery visit at Wheatland a few days in roe They were received at his residence, and Mr W?. B Duncan made a brief and felicitous con gratulatory address, to which Mr Bachanan replied at some length. The following sketch of his remarks is given by the Lancaster Ki press: ME BCCHUTAK'S BBPLV. Mr Buchanan said, in reply, that he felt greatly Indebted to his young friends for their visit, lie* bad the assnranco that, at least their congratulations were sinoere, as thay sprung from the warm hearts of youth, which had not yet had time to become corrupted and r.ardenad in the ways of the world. The boeom ol youth was the abode of sinoerity and truth, and it was indeed a pleasure and an honor to receive the warm out pourings of their hearta lie said he had always fait a great eolkitade lor the interests of Franklin and Marshall Collegei, it WAS a noble institution and he was proud to be the President of its Board of Di rectors He was extremely gratified to learn that it had fair proepests. not only of a large number of students, but of great usefulness. It was gratifying to see *o large a number of worthy young men already enrolled on its liet of students lie referred te their responsibil iiy, reminding them that when the present generation had parsed away, and been gath ered to their fathers, on theui, the young men of to-day, w iuld rest the responsibility of forming and administering the future govern ment of the country ana of preserving intact ? ur glorioui Union and Constitution There was not, he said, a young man a-nong them, however humble his position, who inigbt not aspire with an honorable ambition, to ill the bigheot office within the gift of the poop'c but iu order to attain to positions of honor aoi useful; ess and distinction, they mnst remeta that every thing depends upon themselves They must carve out tbeir own future from the opportunities of the present Kind parenta and friends have afforded them rare opportu nities of acquiring that knowledge whica eon stitutel power. It they neglec? or abu?e these opportunities?if they idle away the golden j Louts allotted for the improvement of the mind-if they are not obedient to their p.-o ! fossors in all that relates to the good interest . and success of tjie Institution?then, they i might be assured, they would have cau?e t? repent of their folly through Jong honrs of bitter sorrow in After life?for 'hey could net er retrieve the pax Mr. Buchanan- said he had been a College boy himself, and none of the best of ooys either, being find of fun like thomseives There were many little eooentricities in toe hie ot a College student that might be par doned or overlooked; but there was one habit which, if formed at College or in early youth would cling to tbem in after life and bhgbl the fairest prospects. He referred to the use of intoxicating liquors, and declared it would be better for that youth who contracted an appetite for strong drink that be were dead or had never been born; for when he saw a young man entering upon such a career, a fondness of liquor becoming with him a gov erning passion, he could see nothing before him but a life of sorrow and a dishonored grave in his old i.go. Many lads, he w*.? a ware, considered this practice a mark of smartness, but he regarded it as an o.fienoe thut cannot be pardoned, especially in a stu dent at College ; and he concluded this earn est appeal by expressing the hope and belief none of thy young men of Franklin and Marshall were addicted to this dao?eroue , piacuce. 6 The speaker then alluded to the course and habits ot study nocessary to insure success in a student s life. Mauy young men prided themselves in running over a great many bx?ks and gaining a superficial knowledge U many branches of science. This was of no practical use. He would urge them to learn thoroughly all they undertook to learn acquire knowledge distinctly?and then they would be able to use it to some practical ad vantage in after life They should apply themselves with diligence to their allotted *u ?* refl#ct ttt night np?n what they had thus acquired, and appropriate it as their best capital with which to in the struggleof life. He had met with many men of prominence who had looked at the indexes of a great many books, and hsd a general smattering of knowledge, but it was all sur face work, and of no practical use He hoped his young friends here present would avoid failing into this error. Mr. Buchanan remarked that his eleotion aai been alluded to, and he might be expect ed to say something on that p,.int. He had been elected to the nigh and responsible office i 1 resident, and he thanked them most sin cerely for their congratulation*; but whether the evont would prove to be a matter of con gratulation time alone ouuld determine.? I " 'thout saying which party was right or which wa< wrong, the fears of the " Father of I '*'-3 Country ^ad at last been realised, and | v.e now heboid a sectional party?un* portion of oar Lnion arrayed in political hostility against the other. I he object of his ad mi ti tration would it to dttiroy any party?North or South?and Aurtnomimo ?/? s'CtmHt of the Union under a national and Cjus*! vattoc govt rum* tit, a* it tat fifty ugu. I nless this be done, the time ujay come when there sectional animosities which now unhappily exist may break up the fairest and most perfect form of government the sun ever shone upon But be trusted that the same Power which had watched over and pre - served us in the past will continue to smile upon us, and make us a prosperous, united and huppy people. in conclusion, he said that if he could in any degree be the honored instrument of al laying this sectional excitement and restoring the Government to the principles and poliav ot the fathers, he would then feel that he hvi not assumed the arduous duties of the office in vain. At the conclusion of Mr Buchanan's re marks, of which we have given but a rapid outline,this guests retired ei?ch one reoeivin,; m cordial shake of the hand. Alter th?y hid re formed iu the order of proceciion, "three cheers were proposed and given for the Presi dent of the B^ard of franklin and Marshall College and the President e.eet of the United States. Franklin had a capital method of de ciding difficult questions He took a sheet of paper, ruled a line down the middle in red ink, and then entered ou either side the argu meats, pro and con. This paper he kept on his writing talde for several (lays. and when any new argument presented itself to him. ho wrote it immediately in its appropriate pla-e. When he tound that no more reasons sug gested themselves; that the subject, so far a" his capacity and facts wen', appeared to be exhausted, he be^an the labor of sifting this mass If he found an argument iu one ool. u on, balanced by another, in the opposite, he struck both off "If he foond one that it to- k two to balanae it, he erased two on one side, and one on the other. By this preceai he finally found himself with no argument# left iu one oolumn, or with but a few. and these greatly ^proportioned to those in the other IJv aiopting this method, on all diffiealt aid important occasions, he acquired that repu a tion f>r soundness and judgment, in which he has no rival, either among our revolutionary feges or their successors, except in Washing ton aloae. Louoorn Coubty.?The total value of eal estate in Lou loun, under the late Hssesmnent. ia f 11,7V4 202, that being an increase of near thraa millions in six years. 17* " Uncle Tom's Cabin is be ng pla ?i at the theatre ia Wheeling. Va.