Newspaper of Evening Star, February 6, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated February 6, 1857 Page 1
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the evening stab ta PIBL19I1 ED EVERY AFTKKSOOl, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) AT TdK STAR BUILDINGS, ri'M? ?/ P?MJflf?uo *VI?M and 11'4 Strut, ByW.D WALLACH, and Is to subscriber* by carriers at 81X AMD A ^LAKTtK CENTS. payable weekly to tbe Areata; papers served In packages at 37^ rroti per Tio?th To mail subscriber* the tub **ip<loa price Is THREE DOLLARS AND F1F rY CEN TS a year t? airaar?,'f>VO DOLLARS far stx months. and ONE DOLLAR for tbree months, for Iras than three months at the rata of W# ceots a week. J?T SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. s? ~ ? '%#*# VOL. IX. WASHINGTON, U. C., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1857. NO. 1,266. THjS W REEL'S ?1 Ah. This aioeUeot Family and Newt Jo3ra?l t lining a greater earlety of Interesting read lag t has cm be found In any (rther?Is paNWhad <* ? eturday morning ?. . Tita? - Ingle copy. p*r .....ft 45 _. to cLraa. I-Iw copies.. %s m <i?^ ??*???????*???? ? ^ T-wnmty copies # ij #? * ash, tmtuaiT in abtahci. IE Single coplc* (in wrappers) can be proeared at iti e carter, lnim-dia?e]y ajitr the Itaue of tbe Pa:* i Prlce-TnatK Cbmts. Po STMA.ST IKS who acta* agent* will be allowed a cot iml??lon of iwentr o-r < THE tO L T >1 H I A MSTITITK, FOR YOVNQ LADIES. 446 Eleventh street, between G and H. nxoK george h:;nry s rueckrath, I Principal; Miss ELIZABETH L WIL LIAMS, Vice Principal,?A !.ady eminently qualified to take the charge of the English De partment and the government and discipline of toe School. The ocerclsee of the second term of the J as tute will commence on .MONDAY, the 4d day of Kebuary proximo Applications lor admission should be made a* early ?? possible A HIGH SCHOOL FOR YOUNG GENTLE MEN, under the direction of Prof wiorji H Stcbcerath, as principal, to be located on I street, between 6th and Ttu streets, or In the vl claetv of Trinity Church, will be opened on the 4th of Febuary, proximo. Rev Dr Cummins will deliver an a 1 dress on ihr opening of the High School Bariy application should b^ made to the Princi pal at his resld-nce, Columbia Institute, tor Young Ladles, 44? 11th street, between 6 and H. Pr>f Steuckraib Is authorise\ to refer to Rev. |>r Cummins, atul Prof. Bache, Coast Survey. Jan lt-lm* KKKU'S PATENT STEA*1 ENGINE. mUESC IMPROVED ENGINES (FOR 1 which patent* have been granted and tint firlxe medaLs awarded to the Inventor, both In he United States and Europe ) continue to give au?h satisfaction, on accoun. of their simplicity ?\nd economy, that we have now eMtabllshed an extensive minufaUory, aad are prepared to de llre* at the shortest notice engines from two horse power and upwards. These engines have been accurately tested, and have shown an economy of tweuly percent. In fuel, and about the tame In oil and repairs. This saving Is effected by letting the steam In and out both sides of the cylinder through large openings removing the pressure from the valve and allow ing no steam to esca,?e or exhaust from the pas ses except from the cylinder alone ; also by re duclag tt?e weight and friction to about half that of the ordinary engines We place the smaller sixes upon an Improved boiler with all the pipes attached, and the whole mounted with small wheels convenient to ship to any part of the country, and to avoid the necessity of an experi enced .-nglnser to start thein, they are all tested before leaving the factory. Reed's Patent Steam Pumps are also coming In to generalu se oi steimboats, In mines, and for supplying boiler*, where they are now giving great satisfaction. They are preferred to anv lu nse because of their compactness aad simplicity, f heee engines and pumps mav be seen in opera tion, or further lnformitlo i had, by calling or ad dressing REED A B.R KBECK, jsnli-lm 95 Maiden Lane, N Y SUITABLE FUR CHRIST M\S AND NEW TEARS' PRESENTS. JOHN H 9MOOT, No 119 SOUTH SIDE Brld *e street. Georgetown, 1) C, has received e great variety of usef j1 and seasonable GOOD^, >.o which he invite* the attention of both ladles and gentlemen who may wish to make a Christ mas and New Years Present. EMBROIDERIES. Rich worked Cambric Set* (Collars and Sleeves) Do do Muslin do do l?o do Muslin and Cambric Collars A great variety (low priced) do Worked Llneu Sets and Llnea do Rich worked Muslin Sleeves Black aad white Lace Sets and Collars Worked cambric aad MusMn Bands Embroidered Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs Hemstitched, tucaed and plain do BUck ChantllU and French Lace Veils Worked, quilted and hooped Skirts. aLso? Moire Antique, Embroidered, Satin and other Cloaks Double an<l single Brocha and other Shawls Ktch Fao^y and Black Silks French-Merinos, plaid Merinos Plain and printed Mous L'delalnes Best Paris Rid Gloves, all numbers kid and Back Gauntlets Ladies, gent s and children's Warm Glovea Do Hosiery, of every kind Port moon ales, and ladles' C*bis Gent* Linen,Cambric and Silk P^ekH Handkfs H?ack and fancy Silk Cravats Scarfs and Ties Wents Shawls. Merino and Woolen Scarfs Chlt&rea's Knit Tilimsand Hoods Ladle*, gents aad boys' Comforti Ac. With many oth-r desirable goods, which will be *nkd low to cash or prompt customers dec O- J H SMOOT IIHftlK'l TtnproTid Sewing fdachlnM. Ts which v&t granted :be digtest Awardol *>i3 Pans 2s5rbiUoa, thereby receiving tfcd World's Verdict of Superiority. IMPROVEMENTS IN THIS MA 1 cuiae hast.mpllhid them la many respects. . taey aiec-ipab.eof executing twice the amoual ?-f wcri tue/ did forru-rly In any ^lven time. TU?y are wl?i*ont question toe only Vachines ca t b.-iof i- .vlnge*cry variety of goods perfect, a Ctirt bosom -r aeavy trace for harness can be ?? wa by any of the*? ina:h'.aesby aslmpiechange v aeedle aad threii la such a manner that the sioaest scrutiny cannot detect a fault. uaiufaetarers, plauters aud families will aad i??m ice only saf- Machines to purchase, as they are oa'lt strot^ and durable, aad not likely to (dloslof Oltecf. We have maaalaes wlih ^a?/fs attached, for blai.ag hats.cap-froats, gaiters, *o. Si:k, fn:ead, Cotton,Needles. Ac ,soastaktly sb ntad, at the 1 owes; ratea. rexs >as A wlrvus of lalorrr,alios regtidikf Sew ,ig <T-oclses wlii pie** address * I. M. SINGER & CO., lCj liaitlmoiestreet, Baltimore. (4 b _vV. ..e \, cpa.-od to exchange these ma f.-.f old .c4cttl..ec of any kind l'ermsllb erai ?'crsoa* ?lu hivebeea ltducedto purchase itt-icalae* ualer the pretext of belaf ?hetp. tk.a a beseat Indeed. caa: It?-i/ ftTANUlRD SILVER ?# A rl K. 1 MANUFACTURING PL RE SI L I ver Spawns, Forks, L?dl?s, Butter. Flah, Pl?, race and Ice CrPam Ralves, Sugar Shovels aad ro-igs. Ntpkln Rings, Creum. Gravy, Mustard ?.ad Salt Sporms, *c , tc , on my own premises, Md do no; pi'?.i or on the publia Northern man af-iet-ired articles (which caunot always be re lied on as xonalae) foe mv own. but ev-rv artlc.e la icy esuaiishmtiai can and will be war ranted as auove. WATCHES d.VD JEWELRY I ?f every description anl la g'-at variety. con -4a^.'V on mad, aad receiving fresh arrivals al n^t ,???/ dav Fine (Id k>) Gsld Watches, from "> tlSt, ar.d warran ed correct tlme -eepers Coral, Cimeo, Mosaic and plain Gold Bracelets, r'tns and Ear-rtags, (In sets or by the slnvle ploce.T Gold Vest, Kob, Guard, Chatalaln Aad Neck Chalas. Seals, Keys, Lockets, Coarms, iod e. afc?orlmtnt of goods usaally kept In a Jewelry Store Flae Wa'ujh Re^airtagdane bv an experienced * ?d competent woram^a, and all work warranted to *lv- sa*.jf?cUon at ?- P*!:nsylvanU avenue ' dec <4- H O HOOD tsuo* U:NDIN(i. Ctrn.tr ?'?*?a?'? tirnt Maryland aitssi, mir t\t luftlsttis. | EDWARD LYCEI I respectfully 1N the subscriber! t<* JJu-w .'?* Bible and Sa*a*peare, a?w juit coikplswd, that he is pre ua/ed to biad thd?e works la a superior style of elegance strength sad solidity, and upon much MOr* re**.->nable terins than can done la Baltl- I more. Philadelphia, or New York. A ad to him (P^*r post) will enable him to ex hfbit to the subscribers speciment of bis style of bXdlSi t"ry aind of B*>ok Blndlag^eat^ ex ecu ted m L>R MUNSON. AT ?38 PENN'A AVENUE, ^ Is still mihiagthose beautiful aoiti.-aous GUM TEETH, called Aileu'. Pateat for the excellency of whlca over all other styles of teeth, many now waring t^m In this city, will cheerfully vouch. There ts one Dentist la this city who has been Infringing the r>at<mt. and made a bad imitation ??/ II, again** wVom I hereby caution the public N B W&eaevtr a Dentist speaks against Allea's Patent CaaUnuous Guca Teeth, when frofty i?siirs(U4, Jt Is because he Is Ignoraul of the process, lncomi^Auat to make the work, or ? uawilling to pay for ths patent. Je l?-tf iO OOO PEirH TREES. Atten dollars per hundred?for sale at my Nursery, near Wasningtoa The above trees are all of lne grcwth7and' of the best select fruit . Aiso, a geaeral asso:: ;nent of o R N A M K N TA L EVERGREEN, SHADE, and FRUIT TRF^I jomoa PKiaCK Wuklaitsa Veterinary Infirmary, FOR MORSES, D0G5, ff , \ D st bet ISM sad Uta sts . south of Pa. eve , JNO GRcGSON,PROPRIETOR, Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London Homes examined ?? to soundness, Ac * as 13-1 in TO ALL THA TVALUE THEIR 81GHT ~7,,*~a v "uifer with defective night, caused by age. sickness, and particularly from SHK^riW km !&T,ected? 10 h,s superior hv ? MASSES carefully grouud by himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brll l?? Jl?n*parencT. suited precisely and benefi clally to the wearer according to the ooncavity or conv?lty of the eye. Very nu^.rou Are the 1U fkt0 the Prec,OUJI organ of sight from ?lUslnK e1*"4' ln not being y of an Ootom$t$r; and >ir? fw#??/!f.many y5H" enables him to meas pJIw I disease of the eyes, and such glass es that are absolately required will be furnished with precision and satisfaction JOHN TOBI A3 acknowledges the very llbe already obtained, and further solicits the patronage of those that have not yet availed themselves of his aid Persons that cannot conveniently call by send ing the glasse. ln use. and state how many Inch eslhey can read this print with their spectacles, can be supplied with such as will improve their j innumerable testimonials to be seen; and ref maLy wh0 hlTe d?rlved the greatest easv and oomfort from his glasses. ftltf ,K**lls> at al? ?nice, No. d-?" > tTti'A ? have ,mProved my sight more than any other 1 have lately tried. Lin. W. 'f AZE WELJL, uf ^fTf1trted *P*lr of Spectacles obtained from *ir. I ob.as, and find them of great assistance to my sight, and corresponding with his description Oi tae focus. I recommend tiiin as a skillful op UcU*- HENRY A. WISE. "aviag been ind lucod by a friend to vlsltths es tablishment of Mr. Tobias for the purpose of try fa"?lshed by nlm with a pairrsllghtiy colored blue, which Lave a Jorded me more relief and gratification than any I hare ^V-ight, originally very 3*, J2 Injured by writing and reading at mght, fre quently to a very late hour; but with the aid of ^"nS!??*63 I1c?a*lu<|y almost es late as ever, w?tbout the pun i have previously lufitred. JOHN WILSON, D?.rtS5eii?u"0"'9"'1 L"4 <*"? ' ^1Te *'? Tobias's Spectacles for throi or four months, and take great pleasure la say ?g that I am much pleased with them. I havs been much benefitted by them. May5th,19?. ?e6k. P. SCARB3 R?fl . . J <TE? r Tobias as a fklUful optician: and as I have eyes of remark able peculiarity, i was gratified to find that Mr T^.n w8e?m H<>?.comprehend lhein bY Jnspec Jon and some sLght measurement, and he has a ** sP?ct^cl? that suits ;ne ul u, . N.C., Jan.37,1854 iwVvi J : Dear s,r?1 am happy to say i which I obtalnedfromyo-Jiast EE* entirely satisfactory. From an lnequal ity In the visual ran^e of my even I have hprMfn SSPaS^hJtS^- * ,tafford8 m<> pleasure to S?? wly w ald,of your optometer, this dim culty has been happily obviated so that the ^la^nes vou furnished me art- decidedly the best adapted to my eyes of any 1 have ever yet usod Very respectfully, yours, R B DRANK Rector of St Jamts' Parish. IlimTMiiT or lUTiatoi, May 7, IBM. !? rorn natural defects and the unequal range of my eyes, 1 have been compelled to use glassy for 1 have tried different?optlcl?s without obtaining classes perfectly htteito niv eyes, h cur months since Mr Tobias made two pa!;* especially for me, whicli I have found to serve me perfectly. By tne use of his optometer he Is enabled to adapts lasser minutely to the eve I mostcheerfjtly recommend Mr Tobias to ali "*vlng occasion to use glasses and hear mv testi mony as to his skill ?.s an optician. HENRY E. BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warrants. P- S.?OPERA GLASSES of great varletv TELESCOPES * MlCROdCOPflg wi?C& ih|A mER ?LA8fKS' and many other articles in ^Hneat very low prices constantly on haad. THJEItlPRoVM SETS Of TEETH. f) LOOAIia THE INVENTOR AND I Patentee of ? Loomte' MlneralPlate l^th," having successfully lnUodnced (HutSg his improvement In various cities, has JJ now peni.anentlv established himself In Wash ltt?tOQ. i ~i.Fi* Imiwoveawnt for Sou of Teeth consist Si 7n? a s9t ot but 0ae P!ec* "f '?ate [ rial and that Indestructible mineral. Noin^-tal is used ln tfatlr con?tructlon, and they aie there Tore free from g.*IvanIc action and metallc taste There are no joints to become filled with molstuie of parJc?esof f,>od, hence th?-y are pvrt at.d clt in. ft* "Xb-r.stir/nger, clumsy, and, ln M.f"r/'ltion 0 Artijietal Ttttk; not wlthstandlng c?-rt3in DenUsU speak against them, but they have nott ?e right to make them, do not know how ,f tbey h.id, ai?d therrfore do not ap preciate them. r IVnnjtylvanla avenue, U;tween Uth and l-'th btreeuj. two doors below the Klrkwood ?0,:^ dec?l-tf S. UUKLOUOT REIMS ? HAM PAWN E, ??TliKSOH UK BOU7.Y" AND "iXL." j THK UNDERSIGNED IS SOLE AGENT I * f^r this city of IJoiiodot's ?? Trwor de o Mouzy. a champagne celebrated throughout A Europe, a .d e.+teemed by concolsseurs^as of A the highest grade, and unsurpassed by anv B of U?ochampagne country, which cl^'e^ofn1? * 8 P^llion in tbe aristocraUc ?ock orlth^'v^i^^d ^ ^ Jan SH No. SB? 1'a. ave^^p ^ationa^Hotel. COAL KEPT IMDEK COVER. Ka.310 lbs to t?? Ton o\v on hand, the best qualitikm Cf wtlte A.b, Red Ash a.d LehU cSAL fTom'dnt l? *tr' 'atisfar,l0H Delivered free Also, Hickory. Oak and Pine WOOD. v ?r T J A. W. M. GALT, ? corner 12th and C streets. No 517 dec 20-tf one square south of Pa. avenue. Fdl, MILK AND CREAM. \ND crkam, butter, TAlfl r Mn ? HONEY, and vege rr?? ? ' S .? ,n y on h*Ld> 1" any quantltl?^, 2?&?oV.,i: bMt D?lry FarnuinAlarvl^nd, i .n , hLr?^t, near the avenue, by jan ?4-lm* H_N. ANDRUB. MATH HATS I CONSTANTLY ON HAND A FULL *upplv of BEEBE'S *LL NEW YORK STYLES, together with TAYLOR'S HATS, of BALTI MORE The best black dress HATS got up la the latest style for S3 ?. as good is those usually sold *t S6; and a good fashion able Hat at S3, worth SI; ?d a first-rate Hut, %i 3b. ?? emn!^*i.n?4UfrlarE aad tLe b^1 workM.anshJn Is jmpic^ed to nrcduce a S5 Hat, which Is so!<ffor se* hvt Jt. *c"1? biwlness, meet with nolos moiinc Kuea?k CU?-o^er full value for hU nT a?2i.^ ?inu;cilly low 'fe^asfS ? ''"""nd 1&57 ALMAMAC?BOS maS01 "*#ul ???w! talnlng all th?? Important StatlsUrair?al|,:P HH?ni Information of the' couiiV S L '"C."" Vjfdi" MAURY^ ?>an 14 UookNtore. near 9:h streit. OPEKA OLASSKS Mi rrA.lU nOAH" Boies, fine Goods ^or PresentsT*" ?! R H J McLAUG H LIN'M Jan 3o tf No ?*>, between8th and yth sts. IMPORTANT TO GUITAR AND FlA*l> PKKFOR?lKRS. This week received a laruesup. ply of new and fashionable MUSIC for the Guitar, Piano, Flute, Ac , at our grrat Piano Es tablishment, 3M Pennsylvania avenue, between 9tk and lota streets JOHN F. HLL19. jan?-tf oriicuL. TktiauRT Dsr&RTiiKRT, Nov. 29, 1856. Notice h hereby given to helder* of stock of the lonna ot the United State*, that this department will purchase the ??m? until the IJd of March nejit, unless the sum of $1,500 0?0 shall be previously obtained, and will pay ij addition to the iuterest accrued trom the uate oi the lau sum annual divi dend ot interest thereon, together with one day's additional interest tor the money to reach the vrn dor, the following iates of premium on ^aid flocks: For the stock of 1?4*, a premium of 10 per cent. For the slock of ltU7 aud 184e, a pr*miitm of 1(3 p?*r cent ; and for the stock of 1850, comm "ulv called l eiat Indemnity Stock, a premium 01'(i per cent. Certificatesol stock transmitted to the depart ment, under this notice, must bp aligned to the United S'ates, by ih,? party duly entitled to receive the proceeds. If sent between date hereof and the 1st day of January neit, the current half year's in terest must be assigned by the present stockholder, or it will be payable a* heretofore, and a corre*. ponding deduction be ma le trom the amount pay able for the stock. I av m?nt for the stocks so assigned and iiaucmlt ted will be mad.i by drafts on the Assistant Treasu rersat Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, at the option of the parties entitled to receive the money, wludi should be expressed in the letters accompa nysng the certificates. JAMES GUTHRIE to l-J.3dM.rch: 8CC"""V ?f "" T" BANKING HOUSE CHUBB BROTHERS. DEPOSITS -DEPOSITS received and nnrtL ?*" P?H without charge. Drafts on the northern seaboard clt!es received on DepnMt ?t noiltnrl ?i^ba!lgton 'a,d ^l^f'imi.hed 10 de positors without charge. , '^"'iV OJJ Bkposit* -Interest will be a! upon^ "cpoolts at such rates as may be agreed Deposus in yiRS1NIA and Unco&rrnt Mu ' ^P0811? in Tlrginl 1 and other Uncurrent \.m?f to be checked for. payable In chM^w^^'^J^0tM, and mils of Ex sr 7? d^ounted. and i.oans made on rate ' ' and Securltle . ^ the market Lkttbrs ?y Credit.?Letters of Credit will S/uniSfJ; "e^otla^ ,n lhe different Cities of !t . tat?*'on DePO?'t <* Money or Collat erals and Interest allowed if Money isd-po*Ited, E ajSSfSUi m,y winRKUV1,LI',!0vBiLL" of e*changb ?Travelers mliiln ? ^ed W,th drafu ln sach 8jms as S the U^on neK0,iahleln the different Cities t Jl?""* l?tt???ofCrbdit on England, ! e^D..EuROI>' ?0/ Exchange ard t I J1 on fc"nl?lan<l. Ireland and Eu *' "" m,rk" "" "" Kicban^, _ ^ * Stocks, ic.?ilonds. Stocks, and Se curities paying from 6 to 12 V cent , always for mi?inn ,he different Cities at aeon * Cent" VVhere Stocks are bought rl?u of T!*eVre the r,*ht to 0811 for a d<? posit of 10 cent, on the cost. Bonds or Stocks will be ordered by telegraph. r .?!^A,^ffOAD'i;,TT, 4 0 riTjkT* Bonds -Rail ^ itnA I ' 141816 BondH c?n be placed !n our F??^ V7 2U?n elther ,nthl9 co,,ntry or ?l"hEoi><? P""=b"^ *? or Warrants bought at the market rates a!1 Warrants tolu l,y ,,, are iranteej in every respect Land W irranu located on commission if/equL^d"ant quotatlons re2'Jlarly furnished arrante will be forwarded to Western Houses sponsible'parties' CO,,,ml88lon to '?* boujht'andVold. and in^anc^ ? r .L,tIaMV?N THK U*,T?u Court o? R K " 8 on tbe United ^ Cou,t ?' Claims or ConeTe^s. orornnt ? ?V^rn8' WlU W Pr08er"^ti by able and prompt attorneys. lin .w, CHUBB BKOT11KRS, J . Opposite the Treasury. GREAT GIFT BOOK STORE, UNDER DEXTHIVS HOTEL. Au Immense assortment of !Mew B##ut wilt /,? oumt.,1 This D,iu AND AN ENTIRE(4Y NEW 1.1ST OF PRESENTS will be distributed to our patrons hereafter. JITEVHERS OF CONGRESS, CITIZENS. 1?1 and STRANGERS will find our stock oi Book* worth their attcnt'on. It lsttie largest and rniwt valuable assortment ever opened In this city, comprising Standard and Miscellaneous Hi I? tLe JeP*umenLs of Ancient aud Modern Isclence, Literature, and Art. Also, all the latest Publications, Annuals of the Season, ? b'f'i Prayer Books, Now Editions of the Po ets, Ac., <lc , In i'urkey Morocco, Antique, Vel vet ana other ricn and eiiperb Bindings, ele gantly Illustrated. A PRESENT, worth from 25 Cents to ?Ko, wui be given (im mediately alter the sale) to every purchaser of a Book for which we receive 81 or more. IT/"5 per cent of all our net receipts will be placed in the hands of His Honor the Mayor of a-h.ngton. to be distributed for the benefit of the Poor of the city. At tbe Old Stand, under Dexter's Hotel, sign of tbe Kvd F leg. ' ? . J*u J- PH1LBR1CK, Ag?nt. No. :i07 Pa ave., apposite National Hotel. JONAS P. LEVY, IMPORTKR AND DSALER in fi.sk WINES, BRANDIK5, OKOCEKlJiS, AND Hi . CIGARS, AS IN STORK A VER\^ CHOiCE AS I 1 v , 80rt'n?nt ?' Champagne ln quarts and pints, IX L; and Tresan de Bausey, ana other desirable Brands; Brandy In cask and bottles, Vintage '' 12 VJi, Rums of ell kinds; Whiskeys 1K10 to lb56 ; Holland Gin of a'l kinds ? Claret Wines of all brands Burgundys do do Saturne do do Sherry do do Maderla do do Port do do German do do Hock do do Italian do do K ungarlan do do English Ale and Porter of all brands Cigars do d0 Cordials do do Crn<s x Black well's London Pickles and Preserves of all kinds Coffee Sugar, Teas, Ac., 4c. 367 penn avenue, opposite Vational Hotel. Jan *3-ly ^ JONAS P. LEVY. S. P HOOVkK'S Tron" hall boot" SU<Jfc,4c TKUNK. ESTABLiSii>1 KIT. ' I m*nt*of?La "AND A LAK?K A8SORT diet. , Ml <se#! and Children**' white Satin and Kid, heeled and wltb ou heeis, Gaiters and Slippers; La- < die < black.brooztl and colored cloth button, heoled Gaiters, Morocco Boots, Buckskin, Dotible-aole, Water Proof Gait ers, Quilted Silk, Alpine Boots and Gaiters For bentlemen Boys, and Youths, French imported Patent l^uther and Calf Long and short, Ooubl*

and single sole lioots and Congress Gaiters Mso, a splendid assortment No. 1 sole leather Trunks, Vallres. Vali e Carpet Bags, Ladles Hat Cases and Trunks; being a larger stock at this season tbifn usual. I will sell my bea?y goods cheap for the cash and cash only Call earlv at ' S P HOOVER'S, jan?3-<|* Ps a*e., bet S*h and 10th ?u. Q SECOND HAND MELODKUNS, BUT 9 ln use a short time, for sale or rent, very low, *t cur greet Piano Store, between Vth and 10th streets. ? JOHN F. ELLIS. IX/OOLLEN WOODS AT A SACRIFICE. ?I h j Mclaughlin * co, Jia between ath ind wtb sts. CHINA, GLASS AND QUEENS WAKF. 9R. H. MILLER, BON A CO.Mf\ Importers direct from Liverpool tcf^U Alexandria, beg leave to call the at tentlon of dealers, hotel-keepers acd ?? other* of \\ ashicgton and Georgetown to their stock of HOODS, which, for extent and variety, will compare favorably with any establishment in the Eastern cltle* The connexion of their senior partner with the manufacturers of Europe and the Unite* States for upwards of 30 years, has glvem him advan tages In lh? purchase of goods, equal, if uot supe rior, to any house In the trade An Inspection of ^rxxis and prices will satisfy all parties that pur chases can be made of them upon tbe most favor able terms French China DlnneTSets, put arid decorated French China Dinner Sets,Void band and plalti white French China Vases, Pitchers, Toilet Sets, Ac. French Cnlua Tea Sets, Cups aud Saucers, and other articles of Teaware And Dinner Ware, separate from sets India China Dinner Sets, and separate aitides al ways on hand Wblte Granite Ware In every variety,In sets,and separate from sets, as may be desired Blue Printed or Liverpool Ware, the same Common Edged, 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 packers employed, Goods put up by us can be transported by any mode without breakage. Fare by the steamboats from Washington to Alexandria, almost hourly, 12# cents each way A quarter of a dollar thus spent may save many dollars. dec I D'lVEKNUIS HOTEL. MR 6 D'lVERNOIS BEGS TO INFORM his friends and the public in general, ^ that be lias now opened his new Hotel on Pennsylvania avenue, between 17th and>^J lPth streets. This Establish mentis newl y and elegantly fum - Isfced on the most modernand Improved principle with Saloo is And Private Apartments The Bar Is supplied wlto the choicest Wines and Liquors, Cigars, Ac. Game and other delicacies In sca>on Private Dinner and Supper Parties promptly supplied and attended to in auy put of the city, i'ab'.e d'hote at Jjf o'clock, on Sundays at 2. r.ov V5-eo3m f^REAL estate office. A FULL DESCRIPTION OF ALL PROP crty left with me for s-ile, will be entered on my Sale* Book, and r??ceive my personal atten tion, anl jf a sale is ? fleeted, a reasonable com mission wfll be charg- d on the amount of sale 1 will also g.ve personal attention to the Rent ing of Dwelling? and other Property, for reason able fees The public inay be assured that all business left In my charge, will be attended to with promptness and fidelity ; and that It Is my Inten tion to miks mv officca place of great value to all Interred In Rt<?l h sfatp Pu'Ltess respectfully solicited. Offlwa'Nn. 5.2 ( d story) 7th street, opposite National Intel ligencer Utile. Jan22-ec3m POLLARD WEBB. Proposals for Coloring quarto pl&tes of Fishes and Shtlls. OVFICI SUPERINTENDENT Pl BLIC PRINTING.> Washington, February 3.1857 "f PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AT this office until the 13th Instant, etl2 o'clock, m , fcr Coloring, by hand, In the hlpbest *tyle of the art, for the use of the Senate of the United States. 6,40o copies each, of twelve quarto plaUs of '"Fishelsand Shell*," 10 illustrate the id vol ume of Commodore Perry's Expedition to Jnpan. The plates are already engraved on copper and printed In b'.ark, and will be furnished by this e<ffi.e Bidders will state the price for roiorlrg each one hundr-dcoplesjWiulch must be far until lies of the orlglnsls The original drawings can be seen at this office until the morning of the day f?r closing the bids. A coutract will be entered into with, and bends required from, the successful bidder for the faith ful execution of the same. Proposals must be addressed 10 A. G Seaman, Superintendent cf Public Printing Washington, D. C , and endorsed Proposals for color ng quarto plu'ts " A G. SEAMAN, f I# 4-rrdtl ^nperlntendenl. l uit?d states Patent Office, > Washington, January21,1857 J ON THE PETITION OF DANIEL FITZ gerald, of tie City of New York, praying for the extension of a patent granted to him on ttie 1?<: di.y of January, isn, for ae improvement 1.1 " Fire-Proof Chrsts ?nd Safes," for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which ta'cen place on the |j>t day cf June, 1857 : It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the Patent Office 011 MONDAY, the 2;th of May next, at 12 o'clock ra.; and all persons are notified to appear and show cause, If any they have, why sai<l petition ought not to be granted Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the Patent Office their objections, specially set forth In writing, at least twenty days before the day of hearing; all testimony filed by either party to bo used at the said hearing must be taken and transmitted In accordance with the riles of the office, which will be furnished on application. The testimony in the case will be closed on the 15 hof ?Iay next; depositionsaudother papers re lied upon as testimony must be filed In the office on or oefore the morning of that day; the argu ments, if any, within ten days thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notic? be published in th? Union, Intelligencer, and Star, Washington, D. C.; Republican, Baltimore, Md ; Pennsylfa nlan, Philadelphia, Pa.; Daily News, New York, and Post, Boston, once a week for three succes slve weeks previous to the 2ith of May next, the day of hearing. CHARLES MASON, Commissioner of Patents. P. S.?Editors of the above papers will please cony,aud send their bills to the Patent Office, with a paper containing this notice. Jan23-law3w CARD. ISAAC HERZBERG, LICENSED PAWNBROKER, Will loan 810,(K><? In turns to suit, on any articles of value No 429 Pennsylvania avenue, between 31 and 4){ streets. Jan 7-Po.im* CHAUNCEY WARKINfcR, WATCH MAKER. NO. 314* STREET,SIGN OF THE LARGE and small Watch with Chain, near shilling ton's Periodical Depot, corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 4# street WATCHES, JEWELRY SILVER WARE. WATCH REPAIRING. Ac Chronometers, Repeating Watches, Duplex, Mantle Clocks, Lever, Jewelry, and Hor zontal, Sliver \Vare Musical, and REPAIRED. JEWELRY ANDS1LVBR WARE made to order. IC^Removed from 370 Penn'aavenue. Browns Hotel, to tne above location novj4-eo3m C. WARR1NER. tMIKYTON ON PATENTS, 1 vol; Curtis on ^ Patents. 1 vol; Robb's Patent Cases, decidfd in the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States, 2 vols: Hlndmarch on Patent Privileges, 1 vol; Normal on Patents, 1 vol; Godton's Law of Patents, 1 vol, London; The Patent Laws of all Nations, 1 vol, Manchester, England; Record of Patent Inventions 1 vol, Londou: Ilolroyd on the L&wtf Patents, 1 vol, London; Billing and Prince's Law and Practiceof Patent', 1 vol, Lon don; Spence on tbe present State of the Law of Patents, pamphlet, London; Blaine on the Laws of ArtUtlo Copyright, pamphlet, London; Hands on the Law and Practice of Patents, 1 vol, Lon don; Carpmael on the Law of Patents. 1 volume, London; Turner on Copvrlght In D<?ign, 1 vol, London; Davles on Patents, 1 vol, London; John* son's Patentee's Manual, 1 vol, London; smith oa Patents, 1 vol, London; List of English Pat ents for Inventions, from i901 to 1845, 1 vol, Lon don For sale by feb2 FHANCK TAYLOR. PURE SILVER WARE. SOLID SILVER TEA SETS, SILVER FORKS AND SPOONS, SOLID SILVER WAITERS, PITCHERS, OOBLETS, f CVtS ALSO, FANCY SILVER WARE, suitable tor WEDDING PRESENTS, the above are all of our own manufacture, and WA a RANTED FCR*. ' M. W. GAL1 A BRO., nov lD-tf W Penn'a avenue New music, new music, new uu. sic received every week and for sale at FERGUSON'S, Jan 31- 4WJ Seventh st. IEVENING STAK PUSH! Riding the other day in a stage c*?acb, al alone with an Irish gentleman, we be<-am< quite sociable, and he gave ine this account o! bis lite : When twenty years of age, 1 was at school learning surveying and navigation "And d< you mean to travel7" said the master '-Wha think you of America 7 ' said I , for we wer? then in Dungannon, county Tyrone^Ireland "America." repeated he; "America? a grow ing country?go, John, and behave youraslf a becomes a true Iri-hman, and you may ea white bread i;i your old age " At a iittlo more thart twenty one, 1 aailet from Cork, in the good ship Queen Dido, act landed ii? fifty-seven days at Newcastle J hied me up the city in a trice, and wandered through the streets a stranger, for a day oi two, wheu on the third, who should 1 happet to meet but Ned McCloskey, an old townsman "Hallo'" said be, " if there urn't our olJ friend, John Varnam ! When did you come 1 In what ship, honey? How were all at home Why, your cheeks look as red as a potato man. You'll grow white in this country, bey ; but (running on without waiting for an an' ewer.) what's your motto?" " What's my motto!" inquired I, 41 what'i that?" " A short bit of a sentence to direct you iD life You'll have to take one. See," contic ued he. touching a flask which he carrieil, ant pointing to a buxom looking husband that wai juit passing, ?' ' a short life and a merry or.e is my motto. Wood bye. John, I'll see you agiin;" and away he flew, half-seas ot er b jund for a snort life, mothought, whether J'oi a. **ierry or sad one was a matter of doubt. fining up Chostnct street, thinks I, Doe* every one t?ke a motto on setting oat iu life7 What shall I choose ? A motto ! Let me see wheu, upon an inner door I saw, in large let ters- P II S 11 '? That -hail be my mctto," ?*ad 1 ; a'. 1 on the impulse of the moment my right hand was on the door, my foot over the threshold 1 found uiysell in the middle ot an oflice of ?omo sort. After pausing a mament. a genteel man stepped up aal inquired my business. " To tell the honest truth," said 1, " n?>no special with any mortal man in par ticular, but I am an Iri.-h lad, a perfect (Stran ger. just come t<> Amcrica torcek myfortune." " Have yen money*" said the gentleman. ?' Notair.g but live guinea?, the gift of my angel mother," said 1, ' common learning, Irish hunor, and a grateful heart to any ore that will put me in a w<?y to be useful." " Why," said the man, smiling, " I like your frankness, and really will venture to trust something to that, rice. You can write very well?then copy that paper " I did so. and found myself in a snug berth: with plenty to do for an industrious man, plenty to eat and drink for a tempoiate mac, er.d satisfactory compensation for a reason able man My employer was a scrivener, and some times dealt in the purchase of real estate, on speculation Hearing him deliberating one d.iy, doubtfully, about a purchase, "Push." whispered my good genius. " It will not fail, sir," said I, 4 and if I might be permitted, I would g'.adly tako half tho bargain " "On your luck and judgment, John,:: said my employer *Ve bought the property, aided by a loan. ai.d in ninety days realizei a thousand pounds, i was two and twenty ; the bloom of my cheek ~ad the freshness of youth and health?a p.t ur two of the small pox did not mar my good look'?my hair twisted about my forehead in clusters of curls, which, though I seemed careless nb?'Jt them, were matters of a little v:mity. and 1 did not like to part with them ; my skin, under my sleeves, was us white as ?slow, and cxcept that I was a little bow-kneed, (1 had that from my grandfather, Sir Phc lirn.^ you would not find a properer per.-oa in a summer's day. Did you ever know an irishman that bad not a warm heart to the ladies7 " Not often," said I. My good lortune, continued he, iu several bargain* began to ba rumored around, and i.s I went constantly to cbuich with my master S'Vcral damsels looked kindly on me; one more especially, the daughter ot a wealthy merchant over the way ; and hor brow, it seemed to me relaxed from the pruddish se verity of an heiress when her eyes met mine. " J'ush," said my good genius ' And blOiS ings on you, my sweet damsel," said I, half whispering, as I took an opportunity to pass l>y her side half a square >.n her way hoae from meeting one afternoon 44 And chur'h is doubly pleasant when you and the like of you atteud morniug und evening No otfeace in saying so, 1 hope, charming lady " " Me, sir replied she. but not nninvitingly or very angrily. " Push," said my good genius. I >r my teart faltered a little. " Who eLc but your bonny self, iuis.s." continued I, ' forth", -peaking eye and tell-tale lip s *y tlat it i. your mother's daughter who has a kind heart and gentle affection?and'"? "Fie. Mr Varnhain," said she?for it teems she know my name?" I'm sorry if there's anything iu my countenance so communicative as to w:.r rant a gentleman, who is almost a stranger, to address mo iu such a manner und such a pla:e. No youtg woman should listen to that sort < f address, certainly without a mother's leave." And method that she half lingered, instead of quiokeuing her pace, to hear if 1 had any toing to reply. "PmaA," said my good'ge nius. 41 In Ireland, dearest," said I, 44our fathers often make love going home from church, aud if you would give me leave to ask your mother s approbation"?here I stam mered. iu spite of my motto. 44 0. as to tbat.,; said the smiling girl, " you may say anything to mother you please " That same evening, returning from bathirg in the Delaware?for the day had been sul try?a sudden bustle und cry of distress ar rested my attention at that hour, in ac unfie quented place. The cry of a fellow man in trouble is always, you know, a command to a true Irishman to 4' Punk " My cane was my shelialah ; one villain reeled in au instant with a broken head, atjd the other, tbougn twice my size, suck beneath an arm that wa? nerved by humanity and duty. A istance 8jon gathered, and on placing my prisoners in lac hands of an officer, who ebould lie wound ?d aud bleeding before me but the honored father of ! 44 Hah' your sweetheart? tae pretty dam sel you had hali courted comicg nox meet ing?" The very same 1 took him homo, when he introduced me as the savior of his life from robbers and murderers In less time than a ship could sail to Cork aud home again 1 was junior partner in a wholesale store, and the loveliest girl that has lived for a thousand years blessed me with her heart and hand. Thank God, I havo been prosperous in my basket and my store Our children are a blessing to us, as I hope they will be an honor to their country, and we have enough for them and ourselves and somewha'. for tho poor. The stars that guide the wanderer right Are virtue fair and honor bright Be temperate, steady, juat, and kind Then Push, and fortune you shall find. Crinoline Uakbobing Hats.?Awful! It is evident that the capacious hoops aad 44 et cetcras" of the ladies have a more terrible evil to bear, than we had thought of. A rat catcher advertises in one of our up-town co temporaries: 44 Ladies and gentlemen infes ted with those destructive vermin, rats, would do well to call on him " Oh, Jehu! Itathe last place we ahoald have thought of for catching rata! But fun alive! wouldn't it be aport to aee a lively terrier at work 41 in the premitea?"? Montgowi. Mu.il. A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE We iearn fro-a an English periodical that a certai i lingual enthusiast, the Abb* Bonifacio Soto0 Ochando, Director of tba Polytechulo College at Madrid, bad invented a univerihl laoguige. and bad it reedy for qn at any moment. The Abbe believes tbe hu man rae?> to l?a still in it* infancy, destined to long ag?s of pbj?ical and intellectual life, daring wiiich, time will be given for tbe pre paced language to become universal Why not, it is ar,?ued, a unity of language as well as of money, weights and measures * But the Abbe doos cot contemplate a language to be spoken t?very where and by every body. It is to be tb<f particular property of the aru toeracy of leairing?" 1 mean, he says, " a language for *avurt*, or understood by all who have teceivotl a superior education." To have taken one of t?ie present UviDg languages, w uld not bave aa:wereJ the purpose, inas much as all its significations are arbitrary. a*ii hence tho scheme of the Abbe. Some idea of the new language may be gathered from the following particulars : "The alphabet h*- twenty letters, the t*me a? in English?h, q, w, x. c, being omitted The five vowel* remain unaltered, and all the letters are pronounoed ts in French, except a, which lias the 6ound o( our oe. These are represented by characters which remind us of tbe telegraphic alphabet formerly used in Frat.ce, and as none of tbe types have yet reached us, we cannot re-produce them here. Every letter has a special signification, ac cording to its position in the word To give an example of initials only. A initial signi fies always a material thing, unconnected with vegetable or animal life, E, a living body ; I, that which concerns mm materially ; 0, that which concerns man intellectually and intelli gently ; U, that which concern* tbe will ; B, instruction and its analogies , C, mechanical arts, and their dependencies, D, politics : tj, military arts, and ?j on " A little lartber we find . 4 Substantives are always polysyllables ending with a vowel, and are declined by fire cases, placing tbe terms la, le, li, K in before rr after tbe word. Aijsotivea are always pollysyllablee ending with n. and declined by tbe termination, a, t>, i, o u. Plurals of these two are formed by adding tbe letters Verbs are pollysyllables ending with ar, er, or. ir, ur; the five vowels determine tbe kitd of verb, and b e, f, g, j, moods All adverbs end with c , and all prep osition ars monosyllables beginning with a consonant and ending with a vowel The j conjunctions end with 1. and the interjections ? with f, and there ere four articles ? al, el. U, *1.* " The following pre a few extracts from the Dictionary ; A initial, a material thing; A? initial, materia! objects : ABA, initial simple bodies, or elements , Ababa, oxygen; Abade, bydrc gm; Ababi, azote; At>abo sulphur; Ababn, selenium; Abaca, tellurium; Abase chlorine; Abaci, bromine; Abaco, iodine; Abaca, flu orine. And thus it proceeds, with a change of the penultimate letter. Coming to n, we have ?Abana, sine; Abanc, cadmium: Abani, cop per; Abano, lead; Abana, bismuth. It is pointed out that by catting off the radical Aba, tbe final syllable would offer a simple form of chemical symbols '* A French editor assures the world that the new language is " ?asy, clear, rich, exact, eminently philosophical; at once analytical and synthetical; very varied and only child's play for the memory " Bef ?re the new language goes into cpera tion, some successful system of Mnemonic* mu-?t be invented To learn au artificial lan guage, we must first have an artificial memory. Ireec on Farms. There is no country richer in trees than America; their very superabundanceb a pro duc-d e vague impression In the public mind i that they aro supeitiuities, very good for ma ' kin^ lumber, rails, or firewood, but nothing more It seldom occurs to anybody that these cumterers of the ground fulfil an essential and important office in the economy of nature; that regions deprived of woodlands arc almost exclusively barren waste# and doserts, that tr^es exert an equalising influence" upon tho clini ite, that can only bo appreciated by those who have traveled over the burning sands of t^e de?ert, or braved the cold winds from po lar seas Ev.ry one knows, who has been upon our Western prairies, that there the sun', heat in summer is greater, and the winter's cold more intense thau i.i the wooden countries, in the same latitude, even when not influenced by altitude or bodies of waUr. Highly wooded o untries, in a low degree of latitude, are more inhabitable, as far as temperature is concerned, than many of those in higher de gree* that are divested ot trees Where arbo real vegetation is abundant there is always more or lafs moisture in the soil, louring nu period of the year i9 the ground completely dry, 8 j that it is evident that this clas;, ot plants docs not extract mora moisture from the soil than tbe smaller plan's ; while the shade which trees give hinders the evapora tion produced by tbe direct solar rays. Cleared land always suffer* first earing the prevalence of drought, where the drainage i* equal on that and wooded In the, winter, frosts do not penetrate so deep in^o the earth in tho wood* as they do in the open clearing; the soil in the former remains, $yft, while that of the latter is ice-bound fv* a foot or more? and this independent of the layer of leaver and snow. The obse*<stion is a common one, that the woods ar? warmer in winter than the clearings ; and Jo'lug the whole year tbe tem perature of tiir soil is more equal in the form er than ip tho latter. Tracts of barren land suffer the greatest extremes of temperature. In the Arabian desert, in summer, the hom ing simoon sweeps over the saudy plains ; in winter, tba cold northern winds do the same, covering the mountains and hills with snow. This is peculiarly true of that portion, once the kingdoms of Assyria aud Babylon Trees have, to a certain extent, tbe same influence as mountain ranges, in attracting showers of rain ; our own country is an exam ple of this ; in the valley of the Mississippi there aru no extensive elevation; of land , acibuag to attract showers or oondense clouds, with the exception of the trees The ltocky Mountains on the west, and the Alleghanie* on the east, dry the winds frcm both these points by condensing the moisture they con tain so that this valley has to depend almost entirely upon the south and north wind, with a lew points of variation, for the necessary amount of rain. Belts of trees running fr^m east to west would uo doubt intercept the moisture of tbesec ouis Mature has, to some extent, acted in this manner; the belts of tim ber up?q our western prairies generally have this direction. in Europe, plantations of trees are con sidered ^uite essential for protecting the land and crops from sweeping winds; bee?re.* have, in a lesser degree, the same effect. \\ hen we reflect that the inoabit?.nU of countries with a less thermal range than our own consider such protection indispensable, it becomes an absolute necessity that we should adopt meaas to produce a like result Evaporation froia the surface of tho soil must be retarded; a dry wind will, three hours, absorb more than cue run will ia ten, and roturn none ia tba form of dtW- rapid changes which the plants ccmposing our crops undergo are vary injurious ; a certain mean of temperature and m listore, with little variation, being essen tial to the most perfect development of tbo plf nt aid seei.?Ohio Farmsr, Dee. 20. Fool-Hardihess.?A man named Forn?r? living near Miltonsburg, Ohio, on the 6th alt. bet a dollar that be could walk home, a dis tance of five miles, barefooted. He won his bet and l>st both of hi3 feet, which were to badly frosen as to require aapatatioa.