Newspaper of Evening Star, March 20, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 20, 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAB. Many of oar readers will remember the |M Csn.ats, ?' The Power of Song," neexeen ted by tte M asktngton Philharmonic Society la He palmy days These ere the words: THE POWER OF SOHG. A TRANSLATION FROM SCB1LLER. ST JOH!? e ?WI8HT From rocky cleft the torrent dashes, Down, down it comes with thnndsr shook, The sturdy oek benesth It crashes. And after rolla tbe loosen?d rock. Amazed, o'erjoyed with awe and wonder, The traveller atops and gazes round, Be hears the all-pervading thunder, Bat cannot tell from whence the sound. So rolls the tide of song for ever, W here mortal footbath wandered never. Leagued with the dreaded Powers above us, Who darkly SDln life's slender thread, Who can resist his power to move us ? w ho can tbe singer's spell evade ? He Hermes' magic wand Inherits, And charms ihe mind with Influence soft, Down to tbe realm of tortured spirits, Or bears It heavenward aloft, On fancy's airy ladder reeling, Swayed to and fro by giddy fueling. As when Into a scene of plessure, Some dreed disaster stilks along, With glant-Uke, unearthly measure, And scatters terror through the throng, He strips at once the gay delusion, This ?tranger fW?m tbe other world, The masks fill cff In dire confusion, Earth's greatness to the ground la hurl'd, And before tru.h's all-conquering mirror, \Y liters each work of aln and error. So every earthly burden spurning, Man's thoughts at music's bidding rise. And with immortal ardor burning, With tied like tread he walkathe skies. The gods, as one of theirs, emorace him, There must his dally troubles sleep, ?? destiny can chane him, Thltber n0 e*rt*1y tbing can creep, Pis brow Is a7'0'nh no frar alarms him. He knows no care while music charms him. And as the child with >opeleas longing, When stolen freedom ?*t, But home thoughts to his hea.1 keeptbronglng, Flies to Its Injured mrther's b^a^t; go mu>ic ha- the power to chaim uS, When turn'd to nature's simple truth. From cold and foreign ways to warm us, With the old feelings of ouryouth In nature's arms, ah ! there we rest us, Where fret zing forms can ne'er molest us. ARRIVALS AT THE PR I NCI PAL HO TELf . Willsrdi' Metel?J. 0 k n. a. WILLAED WLeRov, NY Mr Eve, Ga Capt Huater, USN H 6 Yeatman, Eng N J RoMtter. NY i K Cox^o W H Sigcurney. do G W Bissell, lervt, Cal J W Damont do Col Uavl?. Md J M Tborn, do W Datcb, Pa S Osgood, do J W Thome, NY 8 Br?dhurat, do S P Russell, ly, do Hon W Butier, do J Dickinson, Pa . J B dense!, do O Mills, MA W V Lynch. L'SN K %| s?h*nk?, do j Dc lonng, Pn T Ralncy, NY P Grattan, NY J Contee. Yd W P Scbell, Pa W L Smith Mass 0 Clark, O W Torney, Md W Mitchell, Md Hon C Adraln, NJ 1 M Robinson, do H H How. po J \? Buchanan, Md Com N??wton, USN R S Archer, Va W D Watklns, N Y Mr Brent, Md Capt Goldsborough, Md Mrs Lyons, P W Forr?.?t, NY Mrs gtockbrldge, Md Mis* Forr^it, do Miss Biker, NY M P Norton, WT H Wendell, Va D Ell'ott, dr, NY A Hotchins, NY Capt Murray, do W tug*, do l)r Cooper, do Rrsws?? Hotel.?r. r.ku. Blew*. R E Jordan, Va J P Eltberry, Ala J E Owen A S Rsmsav, N Y W H Lrsh, ly, NC R G Banks; Va W II Hood C T Myers, Pa M fcyers, SO W J Eve Ga W H Hope, Pa G T Fltzhngh, Va R M Young. Ga W H Flunall C A Kel'te, la J H Cox W ? Benson, Ta S L Scuthard, Pa G \\ Rush, SC W B Culwell, Va D W Saowden. My W T Munds. Ma 1 D Davien, Minn J ChrlsMt Pa N fc Crittenden, O F C Green. Md E S Smith J P Shamp. Del J S B-vcber. NY J Rod*-?, Md F Powell, Md M W. od, Pa W Wiley W McCrotty, zY J M Bcs.?v, _ C Mitchell T Fcatalne, M P Norton J L Oiboo Neb J A Us ton, SC H Fitzaugh, Va FkoTcCTlU.1 AND i.lUrnNiTt w nan LOSS BY F1EK I FIRS, MARINE, AND INLAND INSURANCE. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL 91,30^,OOC FAEMEES AffD MECHANICS' IH8TJ*. A1CCE CO., OF PHILADELPHIA. OfUs ncrt\vest corner Pennrylvanui avenue and 17ti itreet. Washington City, D. C. DIRECTORS. Hon. Thos. B. Florence, Charles Dingee, Becrge U. Armstrong, Thomas Manderteld, Lcarles A Rubicam, Edward K. tirimbold ?corge nelmbold. F. Carroll Brewster, James E. TVeaii, I*aac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. BDWARDR H ELM BOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 397 D street, opposite Cit] BJUl ? Jno. M ? Thornton,corner First itreetand Vlriin 1j aveane Island. James Williams, No 33 Poar-aad-e-bal fstreet. John Rifles, Nc S41 Thirteenth street, beion renasylvan.s aveoae. MARINE 3UBVBYOR. Capt.J. P. Levy. No. 3C7 Pennsylvania arenas, opposite National Hotel. 1 GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thomasoa. AvOurrised CavilalanH 1,473,037 07. AFBKTS 07. Inverted in Bonds, Mortgage*, ana Good Securities. The banncss of this Company will compare fli T7ttJ.the mo*t *ncoeseful of similar matiti* lions in ihe Lnited States. Prom the 1st day of August, 1855, in Ave months, JJi?n 'i 1836, ,h* premiums received amoented to tbe largo mm ofone hundred acdeieht fifty-one dollars, wTui tenoned fcan<l"d and sixty-siz dollars losses With theee evidences of snceessard cood man aeement, the diiectors feel jusUfled in soticiUng a believing that the seco " an,?>Je-'lud fcir claims will be ealltles according to equity than lejal techni .?Za? ia prepared to isene policies arain.t Trnl DWELLINGS, FDRNI nO C H milA MANUFACTORIES WARE R?r .? ?" d*?"Pt?ons of HUILDlVos, and theireontsuts, or all kinds of MIECHAVi^iqp iiA.'/aSV^?v^"r-s; rr An^^ ' *^IijEfJADS, and the u.^uaJ con Ainlim^ or f'?m ?nr Portion of EUROP* and -i-i ? 4X1,1 00 t!ie of S"i EAMB0AT8 aavigaimg the western waters. U 1 8 sssss? "" Iarurr.rut mav alio 6e J ./? .7 ffortAwat c-ornrr Wal, /i Hoint OJict, anTrn o^^ne^?;"1 Stl^> "Z" i 'I'HE STEAMER GEOReK Wiamuno JLr1 d"" *? ? l8^ JOByORSON.'ta^uln C?AL f2rr* D|,DBR COYEK. Also, Hickory. Oak and Pine WOOD DAB.NEV, AND u w*>lch .hi mP m* fr0ln liability for nerrby no, that . ,be public at Ian?* .. ? may contract Mther ia her^J debt w??lch ahe LrncHsra., Va f(SL8VVkLLDabnkv frb^dlm ' t,PebR!*rvM,lh#7 hY* f)N eold"""**,tv?kan ? JOgJt KOIIMtON h. . ^ mmm WASHINGTON AQCKBCOT. I Ovnca or t?? Wa?hi*?toii A???k?ot, Washihotow, March b, 1?>T.! Proposals are invited foe if atbsi ala and wo.k for the Washington Aq*?a??'^ Iropostls received up to 7th May *Bl be epen at cty n of that day. ^ b(ij Mipi, profile*, and spec.ficstioos mate^s ??* worn to be let wi 1 be ready for ?*?"?* uon office cn and after the SOth Aprd n#x i ? The work to be let will ??*??^S^STS! ? 5??P"^ connected with 5?f2?S<Sin, 12-inch iJon ma.nlfat? bouses,bricks, -ftiSS ?dC aud materials refer ^^SSSffSS not yet aeon ire J by ihe United States, tbeie may be wae dmut in commencing the work therein; but for su h u" avoidable de ay* due allowance will b3 made in the tina? of completion. Fo lions only of some ot the works can be com pleted under the present appropriation; but all con ' tracts for unfinished wotk will bs subjrcbtfo future appropriations by Congress. The engineer reservej the rm'u to prescribe the amount of work to bedot>e an I rate of progress under each cont.act for cacti appropriation; and in cn-e ol the appropriation not hoioiug out sufficiently, to dtici e when and wh?t work* shall be stopped until fundi b.ccme aail ab e. in case of the entire stoppage of acy particular work frr want of funds, the reserved ten per con*, w II be paid, if, in the judgment of the engineer, th work has been properly executed so far as it ha? gone. Payments will be made In specie checks upon the United fttites treasury upon the wonthiy estimate* of the engineer, resetving ten per ceit.; and it will b? a condition of all contracts that the workmen shall te paid their full wages monthly, and in tpe cie. All bid* should be sealed and endorsed "Propo sals for work or materials on the Washington Aque duct " The Uui ed Statu re*-:rvei the right to reject a iy or a<l the bid* should they rot be deemed a tvania geoas. and to make eucii nr a .ge-rtnts as in y be considered most conducive to the progress of the work. ? fcvoty off r must be accompanied Ly a writtm giiaiam* e, sigued by one or more responsible per son* to the t fleet tnat he or they undertake thai th? bidder or bidders will, if his or their b d he accept' edi writer into an obligation, within ten flays, will good and securities, for the completion of Hie work undertaken ; said gua'aniee to be acc m^ani-d by the certificate of the United States c'ntr:ct judge United States district attorney. navy agent, rr soiui olTker of the jteiieia1 government or individua known to the Engineer or D-|-ar'.m nt of War, tli i the guarantors arc able to mike gwJ their guaran IN. Bids will be opened in presence cf b idcrs, il a r cf them choose to ba present. M. C MEI6S. Capt. of Engineers, in charge. FORM OF GUARANTEE. To Cwp? M.C veig-, U.? Engineer*. VV'e, the under* gned, resident* of , in thi State of . Ueiefcv, jointly and ?everally, cove nant with the United ^ ate*, and guaranty, in cas< the torrgoinf kid of ?? be a ce;>jel, t? a', he c.i they will, wi Ian ten days after t h? accept-nee cf th< said, bid exeeuto the cont act for the sain ;, witl good aad ?ufficienl sureties to pcrfiom or furnish tli. articles proposed in conformity to ihe terms of tin iJv.rtis nient under winch it was made. Aid ii ra*e the s-a d -? ?? *hal! fail to enter into contia" a aforesaid, we guaranty to nuke good the diff-r ence bat ween the offer by the taid and th< neit lowe-t bidder. (S gned) A- B. V? I '? I hereby certify that, to the best of myknow'edgi and belist.thc abjvt-nained guarantors arc good am sufficient. (Signed) E. P. mar 7-eodtTihMayfclawift PropocaU for Erecting Marine Barrack* al Feniacola. Florida Navy DinmixT. I Washington, March 3, 1857./ Sealed proposals, endorsed "pbopo sals foi Building Marine Barrack* at Pensacnla Plorma," will be received at this d>-pirini-:iit unt: the 7th day of April, 1857, at 3 o'clook p. m., for th? construction of the Marine Barracks authorized u be erected at Pensacoia, Plorkla, a-cord ng to tin plans en1 specification prrparel by thad.rec ion o the Navy Depart? ent, copies of wulch mar be s#ei at the office of th< e >mm*uds of ths Navy a BcstoQ, New Ycrk, PhiUde'phia, and Pen ?c"la,aui ?t the office ef the Quarter .master ai the Manni Corps at Washington. Toe work i?to bsdivia^c into five parts, f-r each of which a tepara e propo sal mast Irs submi'ted : 1st Proposal! Lr bulling men', quarters and out buildings. 21. Propo-al) for builling cffi:en' qur?iters and outboi'dlngo. Jd. Propos*l ior bu'l 'ing eommandants' quarteri and outbuildings. 41b. Proposals for but ding enclosicg wall. 5th Propoesl for buildicg entrance iodee The pro(K?als must be for furnbhlng all the in\ ten*1* ?d unpir in* the woik arfUT each head il a msnner satisfactory to the psrsoa who may b? ap pointed by its S%vy Dt?pirtm?nt to superintend th? ?ame ; and the Department reserves t. e right to re ject or aeo-pt'he propoaalf berei. invited, or any partthfreof, when it deems the interested tin Unitec States requires -t. Ninety percent, of the amount of work done ant material* deiiv red, a^cc rduig ta contract pr ce will be paid from urae to ime, as the worn pro grease*, upon estimate* made end certified to by th< ?uperintendent cn the part of the United Statei aid ten per cent, retained until the romple tion of the contract, and acceptance of the work by the ra d cuperintendeut and department, and b< forfeited in the event of non-talfiltnent of contract provided that no bill sha'l be maie for an aa^UL m tl an fiv? thousand dollars. ? Each proposal must b" accompanied byawrittn g a aniee, signed by cwo responsible persons, (cer tiffed to be s> by a navy agent, postmaster, dis met judge, or so-re ouie ? offcer of the Unitec States, in the sum of fivi thousand dollar* tbat flit bidder will, whfn required,if his propocals, > r anj tlu m. b- accepted, enter into a contract and bond, wi?h pr^p^rand sufficient securities for lis faithful perf rmance. Bidders are invited to exsmine t?e flans andapecl fications at fte offi es here nbtfore nentionej Th*? proposals must be sealed and addressed to this d^par mint, aid plainly endorsed " Propotuli for Building Murine Barrucks at Ptntucola, Fl nda ?? Those oidy whose eff rs mav b^ accepted will be no'ifiel, and fhe contr ct will be forwa'ded as so >n thereafter as pra"?ical>'e, which they w.H be reqair ci to sxecnte within te dsvs aflt-r aft r its i63eipt|at the post < ffice named by th< ui J. C DOBBIN, Secretary of the Navy. mar52avvtApl7ih$ TO OUR CUSTOMElt?. E DECLINED DOINS BUSINESS TUB second time and forever for a certain com pany; more than paid all indebtedness. After which they published that the agency was dis cintinued The object was so apparent that the effect has been to increase our buslnera We have within a few months ceased to act for two others, for which w? have done some little, and paid them in full. We hope they will not publish it until we have had time to find a good additional clerk, for we have now our hands quite full, the premiums for life and Ire insurance having exceeded one thousand dollars the preaent w.ek. You wisely Infer that companies that would quarrel with us wou d be more likely to quarrel with you, as you have long known we were peace, ablv inclined,having paid towldowsand orphans, and fcr fl e losses, without any lawsuits, over 9140,000 since we have been in business Annual statements of our Life Company are ready for delivery, and show that It isrqual to aay, if not superior to all, affording S35 dividend for every hsndred paid In. We nave also a Fire Insurance Company among others, with a very large capital, that dis stribntes among its customers thre : fourths of all lt< profits. W e shall continue to watch your Interest with ceueless vigilance. J C LEWIS, _ Superintendent. Office49i Seventh street, below the General Poet Office. P S All losses that have become due have been promptly paid, either by ourselves or the companies. feb V3 eolm izr real estate orricc -ei FULL DESCRIPTION OF ALL PROP wty left with me for sale, will be entered on my Sales Book, and receive my personal atten tion, and If a sale is effected, a reasonable com mitslon will be charg -d on the amount of sale I will also personal attention to the Kent abfe?fees ?ther Property> for f?"on i Jh?e Publlc?*F *?e assured that aU business left in my charge, will be attended to with promptness and fidelity; and that It ~my InTei. ??? u firs?.-,/-of *????" ^Melted. Office at No. figen. er uS-e 1 Oppo*lt* l*M jan ^-eo3m POLLARD WEBB. LIME?L IMC?LIME, f TAN ALWAYS BE OBTAINED IN QUAN ' titles to snlt and on the most reasonable terms, at the Washington Lime Kilns, No 1, between Upper and Lower Bridges, the most superior ar ticles of * 1 Fresh Wood Burnt Lime Plasterer's Hair Calcined Plaster Cement. Orders leff ?t Grubb A Lo?aao, Merchant Tall ors. No 4?3 8?u steeet, Waahlngton, will be punctually a?tj^ded to. ma eotf W.H. OODEY h Co W' A ?ft, BMMctnw. ?TOP THAT CO COM 1 The great remedy for coughs, Colds, Caovr and Whoofiko Coven DR. ROSE'S COUOH SYRUP Cures Coughs of the worst kind, it also cares ?"Llhro2ti weakness of the chest, .?-? br?"t ?*d inn J affections Where 27 P*,n mix with the Coach Syrup 10 ShS ?* Cum, and yon wUlin?immediate Rose's Cough Syrup relieves and frequently cures a consumptive cough, and fortl 1m the system against further attacks. LL/"" In bottles at 50 cents and 91. TO CURE CROUP. The lives of thousand of children have bean saved, by using Dr. HOSE'S Croup Syrup. It Rives Instant relief. 25 cents a bottle. TO CURB WHOOP INQ COUGH Dr. ROSE'S Whooping Cough Syrup is the only certain cure for whooping cough. It cures In a short time, and sllays all irritation of the Lungs 50 cents a bottle The above valuable medicines are recommsad ? ed by Physicians who have tried them in their practice To be had of all Druggists in Washington. Georgetown and Alexandria. dec lU-4m COUGHS?COLDS?HOARSEICKSS DR. TYLER'S COMPOUND SYRUP OF GUM ARABIC: The most Pleasant, Safe and Spoedy Cure for Whooping Cough, Croup, Asthma, Diseased Lungs, and Consumption. Enttrti mrcording to Act ?fCougrtst,A. D. 18S7. IN A6AIN PRESENTING TO THE NOTICE of the public the above remedy, we feel that little apology is needed Vast numbers la all sections of the Union are obliged to have recourse to other sources of relief th*n the Immediate pre script on of their family physician, and an each return of the winter season brings out a host of professedly new specifics, some good, others use less, and many decidedly dangerous. It becomes as much a matter of duty as interest, believing this to be a remedy, combining the greatest ad vantages, with the least objections a? any other In use, to make It as extensively known as prac ticable. That such is Its character, lsabundantly proved by the fact, that It has been extensively used the last twenty years with unparalleled sue cess: that its reputation has continued to spread and its sale Increase, with little aid from adver tising or published lists of certificates, (which all know can a? easily be bad for a worthless preparation as for a meritorious one,) that bv Its own Intrinsic merit, with the recommendat on of persons benefitted by its use, it has gained Its present popularity; It Is not trumpeted to the world as a specific or cure all, but as a valuable and scientific auxiliary in pulmonary rases ready at hand, and one that has been generally found to afford relief where most others have been tried without matcrlai benefit As such, it is recog. nlsed by numbers of our leading physicians, whe know its composition, and have been eye wit nesses of Its superior efllca v, as well as by thou sands of our most respectable citizens, to most ol whom reference Is cheerfully permitted f.s wasas: sra ."twisr8''"''' m4 *"fctl fti'UJ-JJL'8 ***** ARABIC COUQh CANDY DROPS." the same composition In a portable form, much patronised by public speak ers, singers, frequenters of public assemblies^ . as they remove all husklness from the throat an<i J"'0*' ?d act like a charm on a troublesome oough. Price 13)f and 25 cents a box, dec 0-ly HOW TO CURE ALL PAllf. UAIIV IS THE FORERUNNER OF MOS1 *? diseases?cure the Pain and cheek the dlseace DA R0SE'S PAIN-CURER will cure Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Pains in the Limbs, 8ides or Bark, Sprains and BrulaM tai and Tooth Ache, Pain or Cramp in the Stomach or Bowels, Sore Vbroat, Burns, Scalds,Sf! Lumps in the Breast, dhllls. Spinal Affections ap. _ ,B thr Indeei, ft cures all Pain ' IET 18*, fis, and 50 cents a botUe ? i T?" >Pe Bilious and have a bad Cold, taks ??t?Q?.S'8 RAILROAD OR ANTI-BIL IOUS PILLSTfcey cany off all bile and re C,tf? R0 ataed of all nthei Pills In their good effects. ITT Boxes 12 w and 25 cents. Sold by all ln Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria. deel0-4m A.YESCS CHERRY PECTORAL, ths rapid Care of COUGHS, COLDS, HOARSENESS, BRONCHITIS,WHOOPING-COUGH, CBOtFP, ASTHMA, AND consumption. rr,f^n^K,he numer( u? discoveries Science has S m?. ? generation to facilitate the business the term of h'nm* " '"J0??*"1. and ^ven prolong 1 , man exlstence, none can be named ?5 ZESX"? \0,mtak\"d fhan this contribution or Ch^mlstrv to the Healing Art A vast trial of Droven Sf* i??fhout tbI" broad country, has proven beyond a doubt, that no medicine orisom. con^n????i """^ines yet known, can so surely n?? hi ca,? the numerous varieties of pulmo ^hlch have hitherto swept from our ,_h?u^d8andthousandsevery Fear 1 ndeed dvTai ?M^^KUvn^f reason t0 bfllev? ? Kerne ay has at length been found which can be relied lun? CU/?* most d?ngerous affections of the longs. Our space here will not permit us to pub ! any proMrtlon of the cures effected by its use W0Ul.d Prewnt the Allowing:?and refer th?*Jaent'SSoL'0 American Almanac, which fh^*TQt beiow named, will always be p'eased to SdKSitfiSf8'. W?e?,n are ful1 P?rtic?r.7and indisputable proof of theee statements. 0"ici or Transportation, i 'Laurens,R. R.,8 C.,Aug 4, 1853.{ ve?i? om i T"? Dear 8,ri?Mylittleson,four years old, has just recovered from a severe attack of magilguant Scarlet Fever, his throat^is^sf T1 K?a that *???!* him?pr^ot?5; ed him a dead child Having used your CHianv Pectoral, in California, in the winter of 18M cess* 1emLre<Sl?ClL2f Bronchitis, with entire suc |nduced to try It on my little boy l gave him a tea-spoon-fnll every three hours com. swsm&sr -.?? ~ Its use la the above named disease wtn ^tude, prompts me in addressing yo^K Ti.?. Rocrt Hill, Somerset Co , n J > Da J C avi. _?.? July*,? ?854. ' 'f oom? knoSnAhe"it"hJ2? any other courh remedy we8eskT??2JJ ^ ?poken of in terms of unmeasured praise bvthoM s?wf,ne*d ,l'Md 1 know of ?mecawwh ere Lo!Jf^ i, ^Can ra7 ot " not too much for the pood it has done. 1 tcXe pleasure In selltnl ?? Please send me a further supnlv an4 kAiu.. n?e Yours, with resoectfP 7' * bel,eTe n> ? n a ^ril,D80"? C W., June 90,165B shovfiH^Iiv ! ray ,in?*re bell?rth?t I hsrf n^r T?K ave ew thl? time If l Mob of ?k Ji cared me of a dangerous affec* Hon of the lungs, and I do not overrate my con vlctlons when V tell you It Is a priceless re Jed y Yours very respectfully, 7 D. A. HcCLURE, Attorney at Law. Dm jWoLa?.VB!a Pi ? S^pt^mber ae, 1850 is much approved of ?y tSonwho hivS'^Sidlt maTnta?n U mend It for pulmonary affbctlons V^Hn^. "; our principal phpMinn *' " d? ot I am your friend, p crfA? stre'atkr.m d. bv DR '? ?, Uw. ?0 000 PE4CH TABES. IfTSUIT ALLOWED OV 0IPM111I* MONEYf LOANm STOCK SECURITIES. arum Opposite the Tmnrj. VII HOUSB OP 0SVB1 BB0TH1BI. WuMugtOn, to composed of CHAB. St J. CHUBB, JOHN D. BARROW. HENRY HOLMES. THB HOUSB OF GHTJBB BROTHER, BABBOW k CO , Davkkfobt, Iowa. leoomposel of CHA8 StJ CHUBB. ALEX'S H BARROW, Jan87-tf WM. H. DOUGAL. MANTELS. NBW AND BEAUTIFUL STYLE. Huafactai*4 from Slat* Sub*, Iv Hi Weal Cutltua Slat# Ctapui, ??. rpHESB MANTELS ARE ENAMELLED IN

X Imitation of the richest and most expensive EGYPTIAN, LISBON, VERD ANTIUUE, PORPHYRY, PYRENEES, BROCATELLA, AGATE, SPANISH ?ALWAY, and other raw and desirable MARBLES. The Imitations are so perfect that they chalenge the cloeest scrutiny They are so highly polished that they retain theli beanty much longer than marhle; are not Injured by smoke, ooal gas, or acids, and can be sold much cheaper than any othera In market. Price ranging from f 115 to SIS Architects, B inders and ethers are Invited to call and examine sample* at No. $13 Seventh street, 3 door* below Odd Fellows' Hall, up stairs! T. M HANSON, so 18-ly Agent BOOB. BINDING. CirHtr E'tvtnth ttritt and Maryland Missi, ?Mar IAs SflltlAiffSis* Institution EDWARD LYCETT RESPECTFULLY IN forms the subscribers to Brown's Bible and Shakspeare, now Just completed, that he Is pre pared to bind those works In a superior style of elegance, strength and solidity, and upon much more reasonable terms than can be done in Baltl more, Philadelphia, or New York. A letter ad dressed to him (per post) will enable him to ex hlblt to the subscribers specimens of his style of binding. Every kind of Book Binding neatly ex ecuted. se*7-4m Rectifying Establishment. TH E UNDERSIGNED TAKES THIS method of Informing liquor dealers that he has fitted up a RECTIFYING ESTABLISH MENT In this city, and Is now prepart-d to sup ply all those wh* mav favor him with their cus tom. He has on hand a large stock of Brandies, Gin, Wines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as they can be purchased for either in Baltimore or Philadelphia N B The subscriber has also on hand, a large lot of Foreign and Domestic Cigars PETER FEGAN, No. 06 Louisiana avenue, near 10th at. Jan 14-Sme ? TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR S1UH1 WISHES TO CALL THE ATTENTION to all that suffer with defective sight, cased by age. sickness, and particularly from glasses injudiciously selected, to his auperiot SPECTACLES and GLASSES carefully ground by himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brll llant transparency, suited precisely and benefi cially to the wearer according to the concavity or convexity of the eye. Very numerous are the 111 effects caused to tne precious organ of aight from the commencement of using classes in not being precisely suited, by the use of an Optomtttr ; and the practice of many years enables nlm to meas are the focal disease of the eyes, and such glass ea that are absolately required will be furnished with precision and satisfaction JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very libe ral encouragement already obtained, and furthei solicits the patronage of those that have not yet availed themselves of his aid Persons that cannot conveniently call, by send ing the glasses in use, and state how many Inch es they can read this print with their spectaclea, can be supplied with sad aa will Improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to be seen ; and ref erences given to many who have derived the greateet ease and comfort from his glasses. Cirqplars to be had gratis, at his ofloe, No ?l!l SEVENTH STREET, IAr?? d?rt /raw Odd Ftllows' Hall, ir staixs. Noriolx, September 7, 1854. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit ver> well, and seem to have Improved my aight more than any other 1 have lately tried. LITT. W. TAZEWELL I have tried a pair of Spectaclea obtained frenr tfr. Tobias, and find them of great asslatanoe to ay aight, and corresponding with his description of the focus. 1 recommend him as a skillful op tician. HENRY A. WISE. Having been Induced by a friend to vtoitthe sklULm?.? -S at. ' m .i . _ht!y ( . me more relief and gratification than any I I ever tried. M y sight, originally very good, Injured by writing end reading at night, fre quently to a very late hour; but with the aid of these glasses I can study almost aa late as ever and that too without the pain 1 have previously (offered. JOHN WILSON, Late Commissioner Gen'l Land Oflto*. Oec 11,1855. ? 1 have used Mr. Tcblas's Spectacles fer thro sr four montha, and take great pleasure In say lag that 1 am much pleased wltn them. 1 hav. been mnch benefitted by them. May 5ti,,l?5S. GEOK. P. SOAKBVRSB. I was recommended to Mr. John Toblaa aa * skillful optician: and as 1 have eyes of remark able peculiarity, 1 was gratified to find that Mr Tobias seemed to comprehend them by inspec tion and some slight measurement, and he has made me a pair of Spectacles that aulta me ad mirably. A. P. B1TLEX July 11,18M. -? Wilkimston, N. C., Jan.27,1854 Mr. J.Tsbias: Dear Sir?1 am happy to aay that the Spectacles which 1 obtained from you las: week are entirely satisfactory. From an Inequal ity in the visual ranee of my eyes, 1 have bereto fonnd great difficulty in getting glasses of the proper focal distance. It affords me pleasure to etate that, by the aid of your optometer, this dlM onlty has been happily obviated so that the glasses you furnished me are decidedly the beat adapted to my eyes of any 1 have ever yet used. Very respectfully, yours, K B. DRANE, Rector of St James' Pariah. Dsfastkbut or (amnion, May 7, IBM. Prom natural defecta and the unequal range of my eyea, 1 hav* been compelled to use glasses for several years. 1 have tried different optlclana without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my eyes. Four months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, which I have found to serve me perfectly. By the uae of his optometer he Is enabled to adapt Blesses minutely to the eye. I most cheerfully recommend Mr. Tobias to all having oeeaslon to use glasses and beer my testi mony as to his skill as an optician. HENRY E. BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warranto. P. B.?OPERA GLASSES of greet variety, TELESCOPES A MICROSCOPES, WATCH MAKER GLASSES, and many other articles Is thla line at very low prlcea constantly on haad. JT 18-ly GREAT REDUCTION IV THB PBICB 07 BOOH ABD 0AITBBI 1HAVE ON COMMISSION, FOE A Phil adelphia manu facturer, a I rat rate r> Sewed or Pegged w x Calf-Skin BOOT at ?3.75. fall as good as those usually sold et S5 or SS: a ad a French Calf Patent Leather 8 AI TEE at ?3 .SO, as good as any at $5; a first rate Calf Gaiter at S3 50, these are the best goods thntlsror ever were) ?old la the Dlstrlet for the prloe; for the ? Rroof, come and see ^ >r yourself. Terms posltivel profit charred to oftuii had > c. r cash. Ne extra proit charged to offset bad debts. Cell at the NEW YOKE HAT STOEE, Seventh street, aear Pennsylvania avenue. Beat RUBBERS for gentlemen 91. m 34-tf ANTHONY, A re at MATS I MATS I CONSTANTLY ON HAND A FWLl aupply of BEEBE'S ? ? NEW YORK STYLES, I together with T A Y LOR'8 1 H ATS , of BALTI *4* an ?? ? MORE. The best black dress HATS got up in the latest style for S3 50. aa good aa thoae usually aold _ J at S3 : and a good fasulon able Hat at S3, worth 84; ^ _ ? .S ? M * - Pi ' - vArfv* -*? ^ ?*?"- ?? * ? and a first-rate Hat, *4 ?0. The best materlaLuwd the beat workmawhln i? employed to produce a S5 Hat, which is sold fo S3.50. We do a cash bu?inet*. meet with no los ?ea, but give eaoh customer full value for hl? money. Pelt Hats uauaoally low. N . B Agent for DrtoceU's Balm of ? Thousand . DDPKiri IKKKDIll in tkiuh flbctoal ear* fbr Exterael or 1 eternal Piles, SoltrheruB, Ring-Worm, *e. They art uartvel-* lot for ponfyleg the blood NoelUM boi UflMUNtMadMLIlM York. Will to wat fry mil. ^For aele by FORD 4 BtO., w of litb at. PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE om rmn PHYSIOLOGICAL VIIW OF MARR'AGE ?T H. B. Li CEOIX, W. D, Albany, R. V. 350 pages a^d 130 fine Plain aad Colored Lithographs and Plates. 49?PRICB ONLY S5 CENTS-? Mf'Sent ;rt* of yotiagt to ail parti of IK* Union "T6fi DR M B LA CROIX'S PHYSIOLOGICAL VIEW OF MARRI AGE. , A new and revi*ed editi >n of 950 pages and 1H0 plates. Price 85 ceau a copy, A popular and cwnprtbeusive ttean,^ on thejduties and ca?ualue* of single and married life hap py and fruitful a'liancrj.,mode ot securing them -Infrlii i'cn I and* ones - their ob viauon and n mival?mit niui debility, iu cigre?a:d cure, by a ptocess at once wo simple, safe, and efFrctuil, that failure u impowibt.'-iules for dally manage, mem an ewiy o.i Sperma<orrhoea, with practical observations on a rarer ai.d more successful mode of treatment?pr< cautionary hints on the evil results from empirical practice; to which it added coei m-'iitarms on the dis? ases of female.?from infancy to old age-each ca.? araphically illustrated bv toautiful plates It p. iau om u?e remedies for tbosr wlf inflicted mi eiiet and divai pointed bopet so unfortunately prevalent in the young It isa tra hful adviser to the married and those contenT plating marriage. Its perusal is particularly rm m mended to persona entertaining secret doubts of iheir physical eondi'ion, and who are conari us of bavin* h;ixarc*d the b alth,happiness and privileges to which every I tmm btii g is entitled to. Price 85 cents per copy, or fiv? copies for fl, muled free ot pottage to any part of the United Htates, bv addrewing l?r. LA rfeoiX, (postpaid,) Aibanv, New York, encl *infa5 cents. _ -1* ?"ThoM? wbo prefer may consult Dr. LA CROIX tipou any of the diseases upon which hie book tieats, either personally or by mail. His med icin- * often cure in iho ?bounce of six days, and completely and entirely ? radicate all tnires of those disorders which c pa va and cub?bs have so l?ng bnen thought an anndde, to the ru n of the health rf the p-<tient. His "French Secr-t" is the great continental remedy for that class of dwordrr* which unfortunately, phy-icians tr? at with trier tiry, to the irretrievable de .ructioj ofth?? patient's constitution, and which all the samparilla in the world canaot cure. Sl4 dkw'ljt31 MaiJPQ LU>9y AJbMy''W- T* PERUVIAN" SYRUP, Having successfully passed the ordeal to wblch new dl,Coverle. In the Materia Med lea are eutjacted, must now be received as an , established medicine ITS EFFICACY, IN CURING . D VS P E P S TA. Affections of tk? Liver, Dropsy, Neuralgia, Bronchitis and Consumptive Tendencies Disordered state of the Blood, Dot Is, Gen eral Debility, and all Diteasti which re quire a Tonic and Alterative medicine is beyond question. The proofs of Its efficacy are no numerous, so well authenticated, and of such peculiar charac ter, that sufferers cannot reasonably hesitate te re ceive the proffered aid. The Peruvian Syrup does not profeaa to be a curt-all, but its range Is extensive, because man? I unllhe, are intimately re ' *nd, proceeding from one cause, may be | eured by one remedy. I .< Jhe ?f diae*stm for which the Syrup pro ' tafid tKi JlLT!ZT17 whlch ?> often baffled the highest order of medical skill. Tb? '?.? tbe witnesses accessible, and thjsafety and efleaey of the Syrup lncontrovert Those who mav wish for an opinion from dls SiSr? Persona respecting the character of the Syrup, cannot fall to fce satisfied with the follow. l2g.varrLon* na??o'J? te-timonials, In be hands of the Agents The slgr atu'eg are those rf o?n u* c<"m'u,u''"4 ?f ?? _v CARD. 1?ir*,genf? oBg the bene 5 .. . . r he Peruvi?n *yrup," do not pubi c reconDir?D<I it to the attention o| the 0l", ' xperlence aa well as from the tentlmon? of others, whose inte licence and in tegrlty are al oge her unquestionable, we have no JriSi? <fflc*cy 'a cases of incipient lilMases OI the Lua^& and RrnnrV,Ul ra_. _ . . r\j i,g taviuieni u of the Luags and Bronchial P?^aKCs,Dv^rcD^ia OropBy.SewMlgfn itc. frfcrj ?.'5 " ???. JOHN PIER PONT. THOMAS A DEXTER. 8. H KEiNDALL, M D SAMUEL MAV. THOMAS C.AMORY. ^2 0 ?1LMAN. Spccial Agent, 350 Pennsylvania avenue, an^ at the Gecersi Agency, ccrner of L an feb 26 ?treeu, Navy Yard. W FILES?P1LFB-FILKS. rE CALL ATTENTION TO ALL WHO ??'cted with this dreadfu complaint to the following sworn certificate from one of our most respecUible cltixens, the father-in-law of the proprietor of the ^'Courier des Etas Unls," and formerly gnnmaker in Philadelphia: _ ^ Nxw Yori, Aug *th. 1830 . Da Drraii?Dear Sir1 hereby certify that 1 w?th the Pile, for neaTfv sixty RTLSri. fas forU,y414 good. > bout two months since, 1 commenced miracle, foMim eighty years of age I sincere ly recommend them to all afflicted with the above oomplaint. p. VALLEE, 73 Franklin at State of New Yorh, > Naw York City and County, f I. Joseph C. Lawrence, do hereby eerttlV that ob the day of the date hereof, before me perwmal ly came P. Vailee, to me well known, who, be ing by me duly sworn, did depose and aav that jJj^ooitents of the foregoing certificate signed by In witness whereof I have subscribed n>? name, as Commissioner of Deeds and ** ? um,,! Public of the State of New T" and SffaajMSSfS'V.S; "sss'sir State of New York, 07 Wall street, New York. ted'liiSS1^8^ Medlcal p*cultr of the Dnl Produce a certificate equal to the 1,1 Puprie'* Remedies are the only of. fcetual euro for external and Internal Piles. Onlv 50 cents per bo* BI" Offlce?78 Nassau street, New York. Wiliba aentby mail to anv part of the United 8tatea * BKO, corner 3 uu, street and Pa ave. Washington, b. C. or a ' III***WlOTT, A?at ?! arl'01 *? Oloitl HtLBVa.) 41,11 9t * Bace', aal WIJ a 9 F ? ? _ ?illler?a Hfm*f ? AT B D PIANOS. -? A^YS ON HAND THE LARGEST ,to9f ?f PIANOS from 9175 op to S1,000. oni*i^Q tnm 949 ?*? M?S"fAR8, VIOLINS, BRASS IN8TRW. pouter, banjoes, accord. EONS, and 8HEET MUSIC, cheaper Hua la "" w Nov Yotk. la formation for TnttUii, WW EOUn TO THE IQUTHWlit . Fill* A CHARLRRTON liattoAB com* actios Clitua*?ft with mtapkU, f?? rpHE LAST CONNECTING LINK op 1 RAILROAD knmm the Nettbewt tU Natkwnt.formtof an entire RaUrood ?nm?. Una between NBWTOII AND THE Ml ?81*. SIPPI R1VRR. Via AUGUSTA, Re This read will ha completed and opened tn the regular transfortattoa af Pa*Marcn iu Freight by the let of April, and will aff<*d Expedition, aad le?e K* pease, thaa ear tun rcutobahsssu the Nortbeau aad Sam hops! pu ?ogeie aid t*hlpperswiLtake deeaaOoethereof, and govern the.*>?eves MOMdlagljr The Freights In charge of the Adam Kip m Com xay Is carried over this road dalle by tha Passenger trains. F C.ARNS msr B-tf Gen*mlFeperiDtoodrn: OAANU1 h ALRX ANDR1A R. R. BOAR. CkMt Southern Mall LSdr r TWOD'ILY TRAINS (SUNDAY NI8HTS ex rpted) leave Alexandria for Richmond? At 7 h a m , aad 6? p m Fare *5 00. JAMES A EVANS, feb 14 * WASHINGTON BtAll^H ^AILhO&J), Trains leave warri.^oton ror BALTIMORE at 6 and a. m , aad 3 aad p ? Ob Sunday at 4k p. m Leave JAI.Tl.MOKt for WASHINGTON at' 4 if and ty a m .and 3 aad f. m. Oa Suaflav at 4 * a m. Passengers for Philadelphia and New York wilt take Tralna ate, 6k, and 4#. For Annapolis will take I rales at P# and 4* For Norfolk will take Tralaa at 8k aid 3 For the West wll take Trainsst 4 and 4Ri eeo nee ting at the Waahlngton J auction iaa 14-lT t. M. PARftONS. Ageat FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. >ALTinvhK5KUOMI?l HAILK4>AD. JYtur and Improved Annngeminilt. THREE TKAIMS DAILY FROM BALT1 more, for Cumberland, Wheeling, and all parts of the West Hist The ACCOMMODATION TRAIN will leave, (except Sunday) at 6 4$ a en connoting with trains from Philadelphia, first train from Washington (at Junction) -wil? stop at way ? a tioas a:.d arrive at Camberland at 4 e*. iocs p m. ?id The MAIL TKA1N leaves Camden Sta tion daily (except Sunday) at 8 30 a. m , and reaches Wheeling by 4 a m , conr.?rting at Ben wood with trains for Columbus. Cincinnati, l>ay. ton Indianapolis, Louisville. Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, Chicago, St Louis, Cairo, and Interme diate points. ad. I he EXPRESS TRAIN leavee daily at 7 p. m.,connecting with exprees train* for Cln clanati, St. Louis, Culro, Chicago, and lnierrne dlate places Tlie distance to Cincinnati and other central and southern plaors in the West. is nearly 100 miles shorter than by anv other route The time to these p!:.ees is alee unequalled Bsrgaee checked through io Co'nmVrs, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, a- 4 et Louis 1?7~ Passengers aud Bigga^e transfsired at all points free 1'HROUGH TICKETS will be sold to all the large towns in the W est, at the lowest possible rates, at the Ticket OBce, Camden Station, aad at Waahingtoa city. 4V A second-claes car is attached to the Mall Train. Passengers fromJBaltl more or Waaklcgtoa may ei?te tht tuitre read bf dMf light, by taklDg Ac commodation or Mail Trala, and lylag over at Cumberland or Oakland They resume next morning by the Kxpteaa Train, which eaves Cumberland at 2 50a.m.; an4 reaches Wheel ing at 2 p ir. Passer.per* from Washington have ample time for meals at Washington Junction. This is the only route by which Through Tick ets and Baggage Chech* can be obtained la Washington FOR WAY PASSENGERS The Accommodation Train at 6 45. will atop at all stations ea?t of Cumberland, and the Express at sta Ions between Piedmont, gol g west East wardly the Mail Train leaves Wheeling at 7 15 m , and Accommodation leaves Cumberland at 8.lfl, reaching Baltimore at 5 45 p m. The FREOLRIcg TRAIM start* at 4 p m , (except Sunday} stopping at way atations Leaves Frederick at 9 a m , arriving at Baltimore at li. 30 noon. The ELLICOTT'S MILLS TRAIN leaves Camden Station at ? a m and 3 90 p m. Leaves hlllcott'a Mills at 7 30 a m , and 7 3n p m , ex ceptSundaya. W g WOODSIDR, J an 14-tf Master of Transportation. THE IEW YORK A*D LITkRPOOL UNITED STATES MALL ITKAHKHI Tkt Shift cestprirtisg Uts Liu art: Tha ATLANTIC Capt Oliver Eidrtdge. The BALTIC Cap: Joeepfa Cemstock. The ADRIATIC Capt Jamea W>st These shlpe having been trallt by contract ex pressly for 6oven m-nt service, eve>y care has been taken in their construction, as also in hair engines, to Insure strength and speed- and tbe:r accommodations for passengers are areqvalled for ei< gance and comf it. Price o? pnsssg frcm New York to Llverpoo', in first cabin. >13 ; in second do , (75; eaciu-lv? use of extra sixe sute oms 996 FrvmLver pool to New Yoik 30 and to guineas Aaexpe rienced Surgeon attached toeachsfi-t. No brrths can be secured until psid for Theshlre of this line have Improve i water-tight bulh b ed*, and to avoid danger from ice will art cross tke Banks north of 43 decrees, until after '.be lit of Augaai. PROPOSED DATES OP SAILING raoM ssw tobk. | ra<>H uvaaroou B?turd?T Juitrf ?, 1M* S*nrd?y, Jtuut; 17, IS-." 6%lnr<1*T, Janaary SI, 1IS7 S?ior<1?7, February 14, 1M7 S?iu'd?y. H*r.-b l?, 1U~ a?t?rd?T, Spr'.l ll, 1U71 WaduMdaj, April 1, lot' BatarAsj. H.j S. 1UT WtitttMir April N. 1*47 B?lurd?y, IS, 1M7* B? ur<l?T, Jsb? S, in: ?stsrdST, J?u? as, 1S4: 8?lurd.y, Julj ?. lu: 8atar<2?7, Js y IS, 1IS7 jr. Juiurr t, ltst Janasry n. I * ' t?brm*Tj ? lust W?4tM?<lar, r?bru>f IS. l"*t Wa4u??<tay, Mftrcli 4, W v?4M?i.r m r," ml W?kJ H^af Jar* IS, 1M7 ??4Mi4ir, Jam SA, 1?* Jul; I, l?*t W*dii?adar, Jalj XX, ISA! For freight or pessa a spply to EDW'D K CtfLUNS, No 54 Wall et ,N. Y. BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO , Liverpo ol STEPHEN KENNARD A CO , No ?7 Aoe tln Frla s, London B 6 W AIN WRIGHT A CO , Parla The owners of the?e ships will not be aoeono ? table for geld, liver, bullion, specie, Jewe ry, precious atones or n?etals, unless bii.a cf lading are signed therefor ard the value thereof express ed therein fe?3> ? EAIOI4ABLE SFRIMO MOODR. JOHN H SMOOT, No 119 BR1DHE ST, Georgetown, n C., has received and 1? now rRering to customers, an ae?ertment of SPRIN6 GOODS, to which large additions will ? oon he made the New \ oik auctions, and of the latert Importations He has now received and is offering toe following Goods, via: Blk Gro de Rhine Silks ? Cbailie Robes and Goatshair Plaids Moualln, Cballie and Berage Delaines Plain Mousiin Dela*ns (modes and bright color*! Plain link, Blue. Bud and Gieen French Brit Hants and Cambrics White aud BuR ChJntxes and BrillUnts, (neat Igusi Bnglisn snd American Prints, new etvias and ft#t colors, W)(c Striped Calicos and Sattlens. for children India Dlmltry and White BrlillaaU, cheap Plaid and striped Mu<-llns. from lSjfc to i&c 0*4 White Cambrics (of Jones' celcoraled make) Beat English Loig 0l>ths, (for ladles,) eame make Jaconets, Nainsook and Swiss Maslles 3 and 6 4 Blk Mousiin Delaines (Lupin's) Bombaxlaes, Alapacas and Eag'Uh Crapes Blk Love aad Crape Veile and Crape Collars Embroideries and Llaea Cambric Haadk n Dunbar, Dickson, anl Klehard?oa Irlah Llnees Linen and Cotton Sheetings (bo?t nr.a?ea) Shirting Cottona (of aU tke most approved m ?kos) Table Damasks, Table Cloths and Mapk aa Bird Eye, Hn-:kahaek ard Scotch Diapers Colored bordered Towelllags, Rneala and Amrr ican Crash White Msrsellles (guilts Gents' and Boys' Carslmeree Cottonades. De^ima aed Nankeena Velvet and Bonnet Ribbons Le*le?' and Gents' Kid 6loves (all etam and lumbers) Urown Kaglish % Hoae, beat makes Ladles and Misses' Cotton Hoae With many other seasonable Goods, to which he lavites the attention of ^remst r>*y?*g ?a4 t*?h cu?tomera. J. k. SMOOT mar 6-tf STOCK in the old dominion COAL COMPANY, KANAWHA COINTY, V1B4UNIA. Subscriptions will be received at tha Banking Houae of Chabb Brothers for the remaining stock of the above com pa ay, be* Ing three hundred shares The capital stock is $100 00? (dollars ) of which R70 000 baa been subscribed The mlnee are now prepared for active operations, aad ? per cent latere* will be fuaraateed a poo the stock now offered lor sale, y the original stockholders, for tha period of two yaara Particulars la regard to tha stock, and Its proa* essrfUft&U""1 ,wu"u"" jmw ?' r.Tbawsisss,a?mi. ? A t \