Newspaper of Evening Star, April 30, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 30, 1857 Page 1
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^evening star mm prBLlSHEU EVERY AFTERNOON, <EXCEPT SUNDAY,) AT TIIK STAR RI'ILDINOS, r?nur af Pr***ilrania ar?nm*, a?d I1M strut Br W D. WALLACH, I a>l in ?arre-J to subscriber* by oarners at 81X AND : A Ul'ARTKR CENTS, payabi/ weekly to the j Agents; pap<*s ?erred in packages at 37* cents per ' ahwU. To mad suheorthers thesubecriptioa price ia THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS , year ?? arHmmet, TWO DOLLARS for six ruoeth*. aa.1 ONE DOLLAR ivr three months; for leu than three months at the rate of 12J* oeais a week. fET SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. ^??hmm Qfbciuuft VOL. IX. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 1857. NO. 1,836. THE WEfc J* ^V 8^Af' '? e vernal Thia exoelieat Family and New* tainuig a greater variety of intereeting tv. oan be found in any other?is published oa Satu morning. mas. Single oopy, per annum..... . ?>? ?!' *> TO CLtTM. Fiveoopiea..M? ????? ?. ?..........? ? ? ? > *5 Ten Copies ? ?? Twenty copies ?-. 15 W ID"C??h, invariably in advance. R* su'moribinc in olube raised among neighbors without the intervention of a mail agent, a* will be peioeiveri. twenty per oent. of the Wkkklt Star will be saved. It invariably oontains the "Wash ington News" that has iniwle the Daily Stan etrcu la.f T *eo*r*llJr throughout the country. Hj^Smgle o>pies (in wrappers) can be procured at the counter, immerlwtely alter the issue of the Paper. Price?1 hrfe Ck<st*. Post* <*tkk? * Uo act ns agents will be allowed a commission ol twenty per oent. THE LAWYER'S BRIDE. ^ A THRILLING SKETCH. Ju<lXf Rfiu?fn'? First Client. Old Judge Return of Cowan nu fond of tell ing his early experience at the bar. My first r ise, he would say. came upon ine unexpect edly, after I had waited a considerable tiuie f??r h client. The way I came to get it was this : A young girl, ilclen Montressor, was to be tried at our County Court for stealing a breast p n. valued at four dollars, and twenty dollars in gold, from the trunk of her employer. James Wesley, merchant in the town ut Bedlord The theft, which was detected fire weeks before, occasioned quite ft talk at the time, as the girl was beautiful, and Wesley ami his wile Eunice were anything but that, besides being generally detested. People said Helen had been shame tully treated by her mistress, who was jealous of her, and it was even hinted that there bad b?en foul pl.iy in the prosecution for theft. The subsequent trial of a gang of counter feiters and horse thieves had so absorbed public attention, that the case of llolen Montressor was forgotten, and no one seemed to care for her fate, But when she was placed in the prisoner's box. her beauty rivelcd every eye, And when the Judge asked her who was her counsel, and she modestly replied that she had uooe and no money to nay a lawyer, there was not a member of the oar who would not hare willingly undertaken her ease. The Judge after looking round for a moment, fixed his eye upon mo, and said, " Mr. Hemsen. will you please act as this young lady's counsel." I started as though I had been shot. Luckily, ajuror had been takan ill. and the Court ad journed till ten next morning, or I am afraid I should have made sad work with my client's case. As I left the court-room I looked at my wateh; is was eleven, so I had but twenty-three hours to prepare. I called upon the district Attorney and asked to sec tho indictment and the evidence taken before the Justice of the l'eace. As he tumbled over a pile of docu ments in search of the papers, he said : '? The Judge must have a spite against you, llemsen, to put you in such a tight place. and you a green band. No offense," he added, as ho ob served the rising color of my cheek?'* no offense; I simply meant that you are inexperienced. There are the documents; take them home with you?only bo sure to bring them to court to morrow morning. You will see that your client has not a chance." I was annoyed at this light reference to my client, for whom I already entertained deep re soect and believed innocent; but I said nothing. Hastening to my office I locked myself in and commencikl the analysis of my case The evi dence consisted of the testimony of James and Eunice Wesley, Sanh Brown. a seamstress, Charlotte Boyce, a domestic, and Thomas llan iKgan. a man of all work employed by the W esleys Hannegin's evidence seemed straight forward and truthful, and so did the servant girl's. I made up ray ra-nd that they were not unfriendly to my client, and that I would seek an interview with them, although it would necessitate a journey to Bedford. In Miss Brown's testimony I at once detected intense malice, and determined to harrow her unmer cifully in cross-examination. Wesley's evi dence was similar in style and matter to that of Ifannegan; but Mrs. Wesley's was full, dis eursive and acrimonious?such as, that t4 She had always believed Helen to be a viper, but her husband upheld the trollop." To my mind the ease Soeiued dear Mrs Wesley herself had put those things in Helen's trunk I next went to the Court House, an l request- j el Mr Mace, the Sheriff, who lived in tho j wing of the building, to introduce me to the ; prisoner He conducted me to her cell. Al- j though the bolts clanged heavily as they sprang j from hicks, our entrance did not seem to at tract her attention She was standing with clasped hands before her grated window, ga ting at the sky The Sheriff touched her arm. and said. - Miss Montressor. Mr Kemsen is the lawyer who is to manage your case, and he wants to see you She started. turned quickly ar-und. and wade an inclination of her head, to indicate her readiness to listen, but she said not a word Tho Sheriff left the cell and we were alone Conscious that every moment was precious. I said: " Mis.- Montressor. we must throw acido cere mony. and communicate frankly uj?oii this painfully business. I believe you are inno cent. Ihe thing is to prove you so. This promise* to 1* difficult, but I am not without flope If you will tell me frankly, what your experience has been with the Wesleys, my "task may be lightened " I then put a series of questions, and learned she was fifteen years old ; that she had lived with Mrs Wesley, who had been married about eight years ; that she had lived with a kind old gentleman mimed tiregory. \rho hal taught her to call him grandpa: that Mrs Wesley, who was then called Miss Naesmitb. lived with Mr. j ?iregory. also; that he seemed afraid of Miss Naesmith that Miss Naesmith inherited all his property, and married Mr. Wesley about a month after he died ; that she told her never to j call him grandpa any m^rc, for he wasn't any ' relation to her: that the day on which o!d Mr. ' Gregory died he g.tve her a sealed package, and told her not to let Eunice see it. but to give it : to a certain lawyer when he returned ^town, ! ! >r it would make her a rich voung lady; and then he cried, and said he had let Eunice have her own way too much; that she fell asleep with the packet in her lap. and whon she awoke it was gone; and she never dare ask anv ques tions about it; that Mrs Wesley hated tier and beat her. and treated her like a slave, and that she sometimes thought of drowning herself. <ne was s? miserable, that Mr Wesley said im proper things to her ; that ho was a" bad man. but weak and under his wife's control; that tho day on which her trunk was searched, she was sent on an errand to the minister's; wa^ gone about aa hour and a half, and on her return w*' taken up stairs to see her trunk opened, n.lore -he had pulled off her bonnet and shawl; tuen she was sure Mrs Wesley had put things in her trunk while she was out, because she illdeU) had overhauled it that morning, and they were not in it theu ; but whether Mr.W'es k knew about it jhe could not sav. although -he rather thought he did. because he looked t n opening her trunk. felling the poor girl to cheer up. I went to the M,eriti * sitting r.*,m. where I lound Mrs. M ? UMCU 1 "formed her that in my ?pin urn Mi.?< Montressor was a persecuted girl, and , hoped she would try to cheer her up. *?that -he *ould cuter the court room with a good heart on ih. morrow; this the kind-hearted woman prora ted to do. and I hastened to my office My ' ? ram was m a whirl Gregory-grandpa-the . H t. wh,cfl ? ??> "lake her a rich yo.nz mJ'.T mJ *U T!?U*. ,'l,sa|>I'??ru?ce ' \fu ?,(1 Mr Gregory really Helen s grandfather' Was the packet his last will and testament, l.e- , queatliiiig his property to her ' And had Eu- ! nice Nae-mith. now Mrs Wesley, stolen it from t!u child a- she *lept that .-Jt, might clutch the Property by virtue of a former will which had ! ,n f?"om the old man ' " He cried I fcrt Kunicu have her own way ?<?' "" ,r"'k "f vil- j L ' ,U*11 l the rva Lr H.K.. -??' Atter spending . Ltf J f plans. lord'-red a^' }orj carriage and drove to Bed It was two when I r...?.i^i .i ... wished find to Hann^^e l* "?***'- 1 1iy making ? K i;i k'p,t'rVlll?: the OVern, and disbu^^^T JTT" ? ?? a:iz*?2"? *** please I to find I was ,|e|e||.J ^ "J L,Ul ??' let what he JSd tv Mrs Wesley s ear. he told ,?e 9hc h ,d treated the poor girl like a dog, that h? W reen her strike Heicn and heard her threaten to hit b?r and ruin her reputation ; and that he believed tho breastpin and money had be?.n put Into the trunk by the old cstamaran her self lie Stated what Helen < behavior ww when the articles were funnel in her trnnk. ami de scribed the breastpin and money. The latter consisting of four half eagles, one of which had a hole in it, that had been made by Murch the jeweler, so Mrr Wesley could string on a rib bon tor a birthday present for the minister's little boy . and that was one way Mrs. Wesley knew the money was hers. He also gave me a letter signed 44 Eunice Gregory," that he had found in the yard that day, and which he main ThUti! ,ln. Mr" Wes,ey's hand-writing, lhat had made him suspect that her name wasn't * acsmith before she was married to Wesley ? he had thought that she might have been some relation ti> old Mr. Gregory, who died, and there must have been something bad to iuuke her change her name. This information made a deep impression on my mind, taken in connection with what Helen had told me; besides the name Kunice Gregory seemed floating in my memory as though I had seeu it connected with some event which had taded from recollection and was dimly recalled I dismissed Hanncgan, and paid a visit to Mr. Murch, the jeweler, told him who I was. and for what I called. He remembered the half eagle business?in fact it was on his record lie turned to see on what day the hole was made in the half eagle. It was Wednesday, the 17th ot March?the very day Helen a trunk was searched I asked at what hour the coin was ,Ho repl'ed that she called for it about 11 in the forenoon, and that MissMontressor s trunk was searched about 1 in the afternoon of the same day. " That looks very strange," said I. ? Would you have any objections to attend the trial to morrow, with your books, and testify "' " None at all," ho replied. I turned to depart. At that moment Wosley entered the shop and was accosted by the jew eler, who gave me a wink to indicate who he was. N e had never before mot. so I regarded him at my leisure. He was an evil looking man. her his left eyo was a quoer shaped *ar. which ran crookedly across his forehead. The instant I saw the sear I felt as though the whole thing was clear. The scar, the descrip tion of which I so well remembered, brought the whole story freshly to my mind. I rernera bcred now the name of Eunice Gregory?the child murderess-and there stood her accom plice under an assumed name. Giving the jeweler a warning glance, I hastened to m v car riage and drove turiously home, shut myself in my ro..m, and determined to pass tho entire night, if necessary, in preparing for tho contest. I wished to clear my client on the charge made against her, expose the Wesley?, and oblige them to make restitution to the wronged and pillaged ornhan. I ransacked my memory to find something tangible concerning the past career of Eunicc V Wy a"'1 her ?*-eompliee, butfound nothing. 1 had read the story many years ago before in a newspaper, the name of which I could not re member. I could not prove that the Wesleys were the same parties; and should I mention my suspicions in court the District Attornev Houkl scout at them a.s ridiculous and malicious inventions of my own. and tho Judge would charge the jury to pay no heed to them. I must sap the characters of the Wesleys in my cros* eiaminations of their witnesses and thus try to eflect a breach sufficient to justify a direct as sault, on a churge of conspiracy against Helen, and crush Jauies Wesley on the witness stand And 1 wove my meshes for the victim until the morning sun rays streamed through my win [TO BE CONTINUED IX OUK .NEXT J Po.TTL.S IN SLEF.PINO._It is better to go fo sleep on the right side, for then the stomarh is very much in the position of a bottle turned nn snle down. and the contents are aided in passing Ten '?L^aV,ta,ion. ,f one <>" the left side the operation of emptying the stomach Cu"'f,,ts ls more like drawing water from a well. After going to sleep let the body take its own position^ If you sleep on vour har k, espe cially soon after a hearty meal the weight of the digestive organ* and that of the food, revting ou the great vein of the body, near the hack bone comprises it and arrests the tlow of the blood a!0?r?>L!r" arre,t 1s Partial 'be sleep is disturbed, and there are unpleasant dreams. If the meal has been recent or hearty, the arrest is -?I'VTip aod var?ous sensations, such lL-f ? g OVtf a PreciPire? or the pursuit of a wild I bea* , or other impending danger, and the des perate effort to get rid of it. arouses us, and sends on the stagnating blood, and we wake in art' i^ht or trembling, or perspiration, or feeling of "ex-' haustion, according to the degree of stagnation and the length and strength oAhe effort made " escape danger. But when we are not able to escape the danger when we do fall over the pre, i pice, when "the sde' t'h^ Th !"X Z"'}" "V what then ? That de.ith That is the death of those of whom it i* said, when found lifeless in their bed in the morning : ' that they were as well as Iher over 511,41 ?ftt*n u is ad,le??and ate heartier than Common! This iast, as a fre K,?rW,d"lh-t0,,^wh? ?iave gone to bed to wake no more, we give merely as a pri vate opinion The possibility of Its truth is heartl n ei"te'ml,y raliV"al ,,iai' fr""? a ??te and II I ?fal- This we do know, with certainty "f tlir n,|jLt wi,u a painful dia'r dea?h in *. ?* ?r !'il,lous colic> ending in t Li a very short time, is properly traceable to a late large meal. The truly wise will tak< dav^t'is ? i F?rJ??r!,ons who f'at three times a lay. it is amply sufficient to make the last ru.*al drink v1 :U,d ,,,,,ter- amla C,,P of warm ..?n^ca'1 starvp it- while a perse tit?foCr Witr .ab,t S??n a vigorous appe fo-t //,//? r ? promising of a day of coin lo.t ?Hill 5 Journal of Health. ,. 1'^oeu Hekr Row.?A few davs a-'o the waVrnei b?fiier tw,7 V0"0? Germanic hea-ts. wasrekbrated in the I-.leventTi Ward, Phtladel widrh rV1 w"T! at a la2er ***' saloon, drunk 1 i.i" ? P',rtit*s getting gloriously ion of ,I pUn,1,"tiS ; which attracted the at ten rested ,K> !te ? ?,le of ,he I,,en< who was ar re te<l. (say, ti,e Pennsylvanian,) stated the cir VuUed tl '* "f I'"* atfjIr a *1>,C which con fer ?"?,strale and all present with laugh ir?viJ ii , 'ike the account so graphically p<?r t'r.tliain, of ' Hans Breitmaun's Ilarty." buJK fB[p.l",a"?.K'f?' ? ??arty_dey had biaao U)iu_I hij in loie mit a Merican frau Her name vas Madilda N'ane. She hat haar as prt.iin as a pretzel bun. de eyes were himtnel blue and iii two et inl? sbplit mine heart inii ',r*"lt,,,;il,ngifea barty?I vent daryou'll v'l . va 1"t l"it ,|pr Madilda Vane?und P "J"*? rol,nd ",,d round l)e rHjoti.-st ls?und n bouse?she vayed po.it dee hundret costll!lm^I:r''i,,Vit"" a barty?I dells you. it l*y rulIt more as sevenkeks de Ti, 1tet V"".and venefer dey knocks dinks dat s I" ^cut?< hers gifes a ch?>er. 1 }ear C 3 l,, fer c^'? to a *** iwiisLlaailB|fCitma"nJ?,fe a bar,y- U:,r a11 was goinivtny did Se d^V^rons;0^.^^ as it?*, B*"Tnu ?ife a ,jarty' all cot troonk ,no;,t toa parr,?i i,r ?'^r a?<? Wissed uTi u. vK'P ,,,,t a schwigs?und den I kon ami i ' und she schlap ine on de d"?-;?, > ,d:,,?eomlf'V fought mit tabl j leeks dill .. J!,nstaI'lt' "??de <H>s srhtop I'artv i'iI'.w , 'v.,,u"n Kift* a barty?vhere is dat 11 K it on I here ij de lofely golteu cloudt dat melstrai ! . r,ni,U ,H '>row ' Vhere Is de him trahle.Hlcsleri.-deschtar of de spirits light ' Kv ikeT- ,uU d** l':x*" W'*r?afay in der i.vi^'k. it ll'aased into Kteriiity.j 4i*ak ^ '":o,r kts -The countess i 'giione ii Kid e a sensation at one of Kmperor r 11,"" *1rerei1' 'ey,e?-s, liy appea'ing with her ' 'l|ed up at the sides, ho as to expose her I.V "? i'4al ,'ln,m almost to the kn^K and di * h . ."*? u*'atly turned ankles, which were ? | d with magnitii'ent bracelets. The rolie or Tert' '""'th or silver, the latter iierfectly g 1 .?!??? considerably decollette with extremely * iort sleeves, and no ornaments or trimming w i.itever. but a large diamond heart, the former >splaying an under skirt, lottpe^lp at one side. '!? *, ad "Vt" diamond hearts were held to gether by an arrow traiismerciug them, and a Bowing veil completed the costume. It seems as ttiough the fret- and easy days of the Napoleonic dynasty were returning. The Virginian says it Is with difficulty Jhat dwelling bouses can l?? had in l.ynchburg at II* present tfme, 7 OFFICIAL. \J Thkasukt DErABTMEM, March 12,1B37. Notice is hereby given to holders of stuck of the loans of the United Suites, that this department will purchase the same until the 1st day of June next, umess the sum of $lrVtP,000 shall l>e previously ob taiued, and will pay, in addition to the interest ac crued from the date of the last semi-annual dividend of interest thereon, together with one day's addi tioual interest for the money to reach the vender, the following rnres of premium on taid stocks: For the stock of 1842, a premium of 10 per ccnt. For the stock of 1847 and 1848, a premium of 16 per cent.; and tor the stock of 1850, commonly called Texas Indemnity Stock, a premium of G per cent. Certificates of stock transmitted to the depart ments, under this noticc, must l?e assigned to the United States, by the party duly entitled to receive the proceeds. Payment for tho stocks so assigned and transmit ted will l>e made l>y drafts on the Assistant Treaa urers at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, at the option of the parties entitled to reccive the money, which should be expressed in the letters ncoompa nying the certificates. HOWELL COBB, mar 13-dtlstJune Secretary of the Treasury. FOR RENT ASP SALE. F>OU SALK.?A UESIRABLK FARM,in tt.n District ot Columbia, one-and-a-half miles from the city limits, containing 120 acres of I^nd. with lirst-rate improvements, including a Grist-.Mill. It adjoins the well known Ihrm of ""Gislwro," belong ing to G. Washington Young. Esq. For further par ticulars inquire of HUGH R. SW KIINY, Washing ton.or GEO. D. LIVINGSTON, on the premises, ap 24 FOIl SALK.?The BRICK HOUSE, corner of 7th and G streets, Island, containing 7 rooms well finished. The corner is now occupied for a store and is a good stand. This is the best opportunity for investment. It is rented for $16 a in< nth. I nsk $1,600 cash, or .?l.ooo cash and ?'<on secured, credit one year. Apply to THOS. B. THURSTON, No. 353d floor Treasury Building. apit-dtMa^l DRUG STORE FOR SALK.-It isTnTihl and well established stand, doin^ an excellent busi ness, and is as eligibly located as any in Washington. Address " Ilenry Otno," over reai name, through the City Post Office. ap 23-ltn IjH>R SALE.?Two BKICK IIOUSESreotitain ing eight rooms each, situated <>ti C street, l?e tween 41A ami 6th streets. Also, three FRAMK HOUSKSami fine BUILDING LOTS, on arcom dating terms. Apply to GEO. W. GARRETT, corner of 7th and C streets south. No. v>s. ap 22-1 m If OR S /T7. E.?The three THREE-STORY BRICK HOUSES situated on south side of L street, l>etweed 4th and5th. will l?e offered at private sale. If not sold before the6th of May. they will lie offerer! at public auction on that day. For terms. Ac., aoply to JAMKS H. BOSS. 628 If and 4th streets. a p 2Ud t May 6^ I^OK RENT.?That commodious and well fin ished HOUSE on the corner of Massachusetts avenue and 9th street, is now lor rent at $4?>oa year, pavable monthly. Apply , bv letter or in person, to W M .STICK NE V. (Intel) ap 15 FfOR RENT.?Mrs. G. ANDEKSON has seve ral COMFORTABLE ROOMSIor rent, which are all comfortably Furnished, either as Parlors or Chambers, situated on I'enn. avenue, No. 2Mf>, 2d door from the Kirkwood House. inar 31?1m Rooms for rent.-rooms suTtable for a family, can Ik; had at No. 3J*4 4th street, l>etween Indiana avenue and E street. Apply to JO NAS Gl.ICK, 422 Pennsylvania avenue, 1>etween 4y* and 6th streets. _ mar 21?tl" I^OR SALE.?A VERY DESIRABLE RF.SI dence, l>eing a three-story and Imseinent BRICK DWELLING, containing seven Rooms, with brick Baek Building attached lor the kitchen and servants, ami situated on the south side of F street north, be tween 6th and 7th. Terms :iccommodat nig. Apply at No. 512 (2d story ) 7th street, l?et ween D and E. POLLARD WEBB, ap 7-1 tn Real EstateA gent. FM?R RENT.-THE LARGE FOUR-STORY BRICK DWELLING^ witli all the modern im provements, situated on K street, north side. f>e tween. 8th and l<?th streets. To a good and perma nent tenant the rent will be moderate. Inquire at No. MM F. street. mar7-tf FV>R SALE OR RENT.-THE DESIRABLE RESIDENCE en the corner of F and 21st sts., together with ttie Grounds surrounding it. The House contains sixteen rooms, has tas throughout, and furnace. The stable will l>e sold or rented with the house it desired. The lot the house stands on is 50 by T36 feet, but the purchaser can have more land if desired. Ai.so, for Sale?The LOT OF GROUND on the oorner of F and l:uh streets, and LO TS on I'Jth.ntar F street. Apply to CHI BB BROTHERS. ap 8-tf AVAI.UALE FARM FOR SA I.E?512?? acres ot good FARMING LAND, situated in the County of Fau.|nier, Virginia, on the Alexandria anil Orange Railroad, a lew yards troin Warrenton Junction: within niiio miles t>> Railroad from the County Seat, and only two hours travel from the cities of Washington and Alexandria. The Farm is in a high state of cultivation, and is abundantly sup plied with water and timber, and has much excellent meadow land. Churches. Mills, and K<?>d neighbors within a short distance. For further information apply to JAMKS MORROW, E?q., on the place, or to the subscriber at his Broker's Office, near Brown's Hotel, Washington < 'it t. mar 24 ROBERT MORROW. ICE. I J. MI DDL ETON, ICE DEALER, office and Depot?Southwest corner of F and 12th Streets. Washington. apll-tf ICfc! ICE!! ICE !!!?The undersigned respectful ly inform Ins friends and the public generally, that he is now prepared to furnish families and others) through the season) with the l>est quality of ICE, delivered in any part of Washington ami George town, and guarantees to eive entire satisfaction. Orders to be left w:th Kimvri.t. A Lacrencf, corner 14th stre-t ami Pennsylvania avenue; Geo. F. Kidwei.L ft Co., 14th street; J. B. Mookk. Drug ?ist, Penna. avenue, between 10th aiul 20th streets ; ? korgkSietz, New Yorkavenue, b 'twocn 10th and llth streets; Robt. A. Payne, Druggist, comer 4th and Mass. avenue; and with tho subscriber. No. 3 First street, Georgetown, whore Ice can be had at all times. ap7-tf T. N. KIDWELL. ICE?ICE?ICE.?For sale 2.50 to 3,000 tons of PURE ICE at the Hockley Mill, near the Relay House, on tho Washington Railroad. It can !<esent in cars either to Baltimore or Washington. Apply to ROBT. C. WRIGHT, Patt erson st. ap 23-2m Baltimore. ?WISHING TACKLE.?LIMERICK, VIRGIN I la. Kirbv. Chestertown. ami Gravitation FISH HOOKS of all sizes: Silk. Chinese Grass, Linen, and Cotton F1SII LINES; Hollow. Swivel, ami Ruined SINKERS; CORK FLOATS; REELS, and everything in the Fishing Tackle line, at greatly reduced prices,just received and for sale bv E. K. LUNDY, ap 13 No. 128 Bridge street, Georgetown. i < ENTLEMEN'S READY-MADE CLOTHING, of Fine Quality. Our present large and extensive variety of READY-MADE GARMENTS, of all grados, for Spring and Summer wear, offers great inducements to citizens and strangers wishing an immediate out fit at moderate prices. Also. SHIRTS and UNDER GARMENTS in great varieties. CLOTHING made to order in superior manner.at short notice, much cheaper than the usual city pri ces. WALL A STEPHENS. 322 Penn. avenue, bet. 9th and l?th ?ts. Ho24 (IntelANewsl OQt: PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, - ?Ol) nmr turner Street. B. H. STINEMETZ having made arrangements with a Company of Hatters to lie fur lushed with the most popular styles of MOLESKIN AND BEAVER HATS, will hereafter make a dis count of UX per oent iiihhi the actual market price, making tfiellat sold for 94(and uot unfrequently for ?'*5)fciir( the low price of .$3.50, a slight varia tion in quality 93. and for $2.5<?a su perior quality for the money. To make this system effectual, lie will keep no books, but sell exclusive ly for Cash ox Delivery, which cannot fail being advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him to buy for cash and sell at a small profit, meeting with no losses by l?ad debts. ... New Styles FELT IIATS, CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Men, Boys, Misses and Infants' wear. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. Call at 236 Pennsylvania Avenue, near corner of 13th Street. ap ll-tf JOSEPH GAWLER,CABIN ET MAKERAND Undertaker.? Ready made Col- . ; fins constantly on hand. Funerals tended to,and interments procured in the different Cemeteries. Furniture of every de scription made to order. Old Furniture Repaired uud Varnished. Ware- Rooms 182 Penn.avenue, l>e tween 17th and 18th streets. mar23-3tn WOOD AND COAL DEPOT.? Alwaya Tin hand the best qualities of Wood and Con I that can be obtained in the market. Fair weight and mea sure may lie relied on in all cases, aud the price as low as the l>eat article will admit. Coal kept under cover ?2,24a lbs. to the ton. T. J. A W. M. GALT, N. W. oor. ot 12th and C street, No. .547, ap 7-tf one square south of the Avenue. Notice of i M Po R T a n c e.-wines, Brandiks, kink Skuars, Ac.?Tho subscriber begs to inform the public that he will sell his tine stock of Wines, Brandies, Liquors, Segars and tine Groceries at very reduced prices. Tfiey are uot to be equalled by any other stock in this city. The trade is respectfully solicited to call and examine my stock. Large luvoices are now on their way here, which will be sold low for cash. Ail goods guaran tied. JONAS P. LEVY, ap 21 -tf No.X7 P?. av, op. National Hotel, AUCTION SALES. By C. W. BOTELER, Auctioneer. SALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AT Auction.?On FRIDAY, .May 1st. at 10o'clock, a. in.. I oliall sell, at No.375 F. street, between i*t It ami loth streets, south side, the effects of a family de clining housekeeping, consisting m part of? Mahogany Chairs, mahogany Sofa Do Rockers, oak anil walnut cane-sent Arin Ciiairs Mahogany Centre Tables Superior Brussels and ingnin Carpets Dining and side Tables Walnut Etegere, mahogany Hatrack China Vases, mahogany Sitlel>oard Work Table, mahogany and walnut Bedsteads Superior hnir and shuck Mattresses Feather Pillows, Lounge, Window-shades Wardrobes, mahogany Dressing Bureaus Mahogany and cherry Washstands Toilet nets, maple cane-seat Chairs Clocks, Chaffing Dishes. Cutlery Castors, Chii.a. Crockery and Glass Ware Refrigerator, Radiator, and Chamber Stoves Kitchen Furniture, Cooking Requisites, Cooking Stoves. Terms: #25 and under, cash: over $25 a credit of 60and 90 days, for approved endorsed notes, bearing interest. ap 28-3t C. W. BOTKLF.R, Auct. By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. ?Tfc ESI R ABLE DWELLING HOUSE ON 12th U STREET, BETWEEN M AND N STREETS NORTH.?

On THURSDAY AFTERNOON, April 3*h, at 5 o'clock, on the premises, 1 shall sell a valuable Lot iu squaro No. 2k1, fronting 25 feet on 12th street, be twoeu M and N streets north, running lack l.Vi feet fi inches to a avfeet alley, with the improvements, consisting of a handsome and well-built three-story Frame Dwelling house, with liaek buildings, con taining eight rooms, dressing rooms, clothes presses, a hall, and other conveniences, together with a good wood shed, stable, and other necessary out-build injrs. Tliis property is delightfully situated in a healthy and rapidly-improving part of the city, and is a very desirable property for a private residence. Terms: One-third oash; the residue in 6 and 12 months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the property. ap lb d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. The subscribers, executors of the i.ate Gev. James Thompson, at the request of his heirs fuid devisees, will sell, at pultlic sale, on MON DAY. the 4tii day of May next, at 5o'clock p. m . all his real estate hi the city ol Washington, to wit: ilis spacious brick dwelling House on square No. 25, and the following lots : No. is, 3?, 21, 2i, 2a. 24. 2% 2fi. and 27. in square No. 25 No. 12, 13, and 14, in square No. 28 No. 2,5, and 7, in square No. .77 No. I. in square No. 51 No. 13, in square No. ro No. 21. in squaro No. 77 No. 6, in square No. 80 No. 24, in square No. 83 No. 23. iu square No. Wirt No. 16, in square No. 126 No. 3, in squaro No. 196. The sale will commence at the dwelling-house. The terms of sale will be: One-third of the pur chase money in cash ; the remaining two thirds in three equal instalments at six, twelve,and eighteen mouths, for which the purchasers will he required to give their several notes, bearing interest from the day of sale; tho same to lie secured by a deed of trust, to be approved by the subscribers. The subscribers will convey ail the title and es tate of tho late Gen. Thompson to the lots sold. All conveyancing at tho cost or the purchasers. If the terms of sale l>e not complied with within three days from the dav of sale, the suhscriliers re serve the right of reselling on such terms as they may deem proper, at the risk and cost of the purcha sers. W. II. T. TAYLOR, J. B. H.SMITH, ap 17-d Executors. By JAMES C. McGUIRE. Auctioneer. VfALUARLE BUSINESS STAND OPPOSITE Centre Market Spack at Public Auction.? On THURSDAY AFTERNOON. April 3Hh.at 5 o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell parts of Lots No. 2 and 12, in square No. 432, fronting 17 feet Ibi inches, more or less, on Louisiana avenue, |>etweeii 7th and 8th streets west, running hack 90 feet to a paved alley, with the improvements, consisting of a three-storv brick Warehouse, recently occupied by Edward Hall, Esq. asa grocery store. This property is very desirable for business purpo ses from its cential location and l?eing immediately opposite the Centre Market. Title indisputable. Terms: One fourth cash ; the residue in 6.12. 13, and 24 months,with interest, secured by deed of trust on the property. ap 16-td JAS. C. McGl IRE. Auctioneer. TVTEW AN D EXTENSIVE SUPPLY OF FUR 11 NITURE DRY GOODS. Just received and on sale an immense variety of SUPERB GOODS, in great variety, in new styles and novelties, adapted to the comfort and conveni ence of housekeepers. We name the following arti cles, which will be found the cheapest and U>st ol their kind ever ottered iu this market. In TABLE LINENS, wo have? 12 4 by 12-4 to 12-4 by 16 4 Belgian double Satin Dam ask Table Cloths. This make nt Linen is very uncommon in this Country. The designs are quite novel. 8-4 bv 8 4 to a 4 by 10-10 Breakfast Cloths 10-4 by 10-4 to 10-4 by 10-16 double Damask Dinner, Irish manufacture 3-4 double Satin Damask, for overlays, to match the attove. This is a now article of Furniture, and a great improvement in the saving of tune and trouble at the dinner table 4-4 by 4-4 to 5-8 by 5-3 Table Napkins to match,some as low as SI>23 per dozen TOILET GOODS. Russia, Barnslev, Scotch, and Irish 13-4, 12 4, 11-4. 10-4, and 9 4 Linen Sheetings, some as low as 62>i cents All widths and qualities Pillow and Bolster-case Linens An immense variety of Toilet Toweling, for all pur poses Elegant Marseilles, Turkish, Dimity, Lancaster, and Allendale Toilet (.fuilts, in 14-4 down to 9-4 sizes Crib and Toilet Covers to match French Canopies, for suspending nets or draperies of anv kind over beds Three-yard wide pink and white Bobincts, for Bed fly-nets English and French furniture Chintzes Do do twilled Eugene Stripes, for summer Coverings for Chairs, Divans, Sofas, Ac. All colors Cotton Damasks for ditto. PARLOR FURNITURE. Elegant Piano and Table Covers, in Burgundy, Crimson, Green and Blue Cloths, in rich Satin and Embroidered Borders. These goods are en tirely new and superb Tapestry and Embossed ditto, in all oolors And many other goods, tho slyles of which have never before lieen seen iu this city before the present time. The attention of the housekeepers of Washington, Georgetown, Alexandria,ami environs is particular ly invited to our stock. ap 13 oo4w CLAMETT, DODSON tc CO. HJ. McLAlHL1N A CO., ? No. 20, between Rth and 9th streets, are now in full receipt of their new stvles SPRING GOODS, consisting of every sHle, cfass. and finish of goods usual to be found lii a first-class Fancy and Variety Store.?to ail ol which they invite the atten tion ol the pultlic. ap 22 SP. HOOVER'S IRON HALL HOOT. SHOE . AND TRUNK ESTABLISHMENT, 320 north side of Pennsylvania avenue, lie-, tween'Jth and HHh streets.?I have this day received of J. W. McCurdy A Son. Ill Chestnut st., Philadelphia, Pa., a splendid assortment of Ladies', Misses', and Children's GAITERS, BOOTS, SLIPPERS and Bl'SKlN 'l'l ES, all colors, shapes and styles, all for the spring trade. Those wishing a good and cheap article will do well to call anil examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere, as I am determined to sell clicap for the CASH. Call early. My stock of TR UNKS and BAGS is the largest in this city. (ap3) S. P. HOOVER. f^HEAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF * ? BOOTS AN D GAITERS. I have on commission, for a Phila delplua manufacturer, a first-rate / ^ X. Sowed or Pegged CALF-SKIN ^^3? BOOT at $3.75, full as good as those usually sold at A5or #6; and a Freneh Calf PAT ENT LEATHER GAITER at S3.50, as good as any at )$5; a lirst rate CALF GAITER at $2,50: these are the l>ost goods that is (or ever was) sold in the District for the price; for the proof, come end see for yourself. Terms positively cash. No extra profit charged to ctfect l>ad debts. Call at the N EW YORK HAT STORE, Seventh street and Penn sylvania avenue. Best RUBBERS for gentlemen $1. mar 24?tf ANTHONY. Agent. CARRIAGES, CARRIAGES,CARRIAGES.? The subscribers have on hand. for. sale at low prices, a g?otl assortment on new ROCKAWAYS, BUGGIES, Light' W AGON Si Ac., Ac., to which they respectfully in vite the attention of those wishing to purchase good and durable Vehicles. N. B. Particular attention pud to Repairing. GARDNER A PLACE, ap8-1m VS312th street. |"1|BB'S HAIR MANUFACTORY, PENN'A Avenue, between 9th and IOtu Sts.?Wigs, half Wigs. Braids, Curls, Bandeaus, Frizzed Roll ers, Ac., always on hand, and made to order at a few hours notice. I cubes' Hair Dyed. Shampooed. Ac., in the most ooinplete manner. All sorts of Toilet Articles from the best French and English houses. No. 3m, Pa. avenue, up stairs, over Davis' Music Store. N. 11.?Hair work repaired or taken in exohange. feb 11 -3in NEW YORK POLICE GAZETTE, giving au account of the fatal assassiuatiou of Stephen P. Ilardeubrook. ap25 FERGUSON. 4:167th street. WD. E1CHLER. ? Xo.SHI SEVENTH STR F FT between D and E streets, west s de PR AC- " TICAL WATCHMAKER, keeps constat It JEWELRY RS,ort,"ent WATCHF.S andjj^ Dentistry, &c. DR. VILLARD, DENTIST. LATE OF CMI CAGo, would respect fully inform the cit irens of the District and vicinitv. that liav-mJfcay in* located himself in Washington. he is^ " now prepared to perforin al\ operations iu Ins profes sion, in the most approved style. Office, No. 250, Peun. avenue, adjoining Gautier's. jan 2" ly rjMIE IMPROVEDSETSOF TEETH. DR. LOOMIiS tl?? inventor and patenioe of "Loomi.?* Mineral Plate Teeth," having, successfully introduced his improvement n.? various cities, has now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth oonsists chief ly in making a set of but one piece of material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is uked in their construction, and they arc therefore free from palvanic action and inetaiic taste. There are no joints to become tilled with moisture or particles of food, hence they are pure and clean. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far more durable, and natural in their appearance. I will give a reward of One Thousand Dollars to any one who will produced similar work of art to eauai mine iu purity, beauty, durability, artistic excellence or any other requisite quality. All work responsibly warranted. * 276 Penna. avenue, between 11th and 12th streets, ap 13-ly DR. C. S. GOODMAN, SUKGEOy DENTIST, and MANUFACTURER OF ARTIFICIAL TCETH.?. His complete arrangements enabling linn toj present the following reasonable prices: Entire Upper Sett Teeth, on Gold S3" tn an Do do do on Silver 12 to 25 One or more, on Gold 2 to 5 Do on Silver I to 3 Filling, Extracting, Removing Tarter; also. Re pairing at the same reasonable rates. Alt operations executed in mioli a manner as to give every satisfac tion. (>ffice corner 8th street and avenue. ap 3 D KNT1STRY. DR. STEPHEN BAILY, Office No. 198, Pennsylvania Avenue, Three doors from Wth Street. Dr. BA1 LY begs leave to inform the public that he can be seen at all hours,at his office, located nsaUive. He feels assured that an experienceof htlot-ii tears' practice, with the largo number of patients.ami great variety of difficult cases that he has treated success-, fully, will enable hnn to surmount any difficult, scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth, ills own experience confirming the opinion of many men eminent hi the profession, and especially Drs. fl.rng and .l.and K. Parmly, lias led him. long since.todis card all mcrcurial preparations for filling Teeth.also all Enamels, Gutta Perciia, India Rubber, and Ce ments for the construction of Continuous (tutu Teeth,andllal Poienlian, mountt-d on Gold Plate, is the only reliable substance that can t>e worn in the mouth, as was most conclusively riwTC by the last American D?*ntal Convention. Although he liatters himself from his long resi dence and practice in Washington, he is f&vorably known to his numerous friends and patrons, he begs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From the late Rector of the Church of Epiphany of this city. Dr. Stephen Baily: Dear Sir?1 desire to express my esteem for you personally, ami my confidence in \oiiasa superior dentist. The operations executed for me have been highly satisfactory. I hope that you may receive the patronage from my friends arid the public that your skill so well deserves. Yours very truly. Washington, Aug. 2G, 1350. J. \V. FRENCH. From one of the oldest firms in Baltimore, Messrs. Boggs, Cotman A Co. Having employed Dr. Stephen Baily, Surgeon Den tist, of Washington city, to execute for me an im portant and difficult piece of work, which he did to ny entire satisfaction, and in view of the fact that one of the moat distinguished members of the Dental College of Baltimore, failed, after repeated trials, to perform the same work satisfactorily, it gives me great pleasure to express my entire coiihdence and Ineli estimation of his professional skill. Baltimore,Jan. 12, W57. HAltMANN BOGGS. Extract from a note received from the late H<m. John M. Clayton. U. S. Senate, Aug. 19,IJtfG. The teeth yon made for me work admirably ; noth ing could be tatter. Very gratef ully, ' JOHN M.CLAYTON. To those that seek relief from the maladies of the teeth, I can cheerfully recommend Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist; lie made a set of porcelian teeth for one of my familv.and plugged several teeth for iii\ sell, and the work has all stood well formorethan ten years. ROBERT T. NIXON. of the Va. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19.1896. We. the undersigned, having had occasion to avail ourselves of the professional skill of Dr. S. Baily, Surgeon Denti.it of tins city, or having Iteen cogniz ant of his operations on our families or friends, take pleasure in expressing our admiration of his artistic skill, as well as of the uniformly satisfactory manner in which he performs the most delicate and difficult operations m Dental Surgery ,aud we respectful!} re commend film to the confidence and patronage of the public, of which we consider Inui eminently worthy. Thomas I*. Wai.ter, Architect I'. S. Capitol. Thomas Miller,M. D..of Washington, 1>.C. B. S. Boiikkk, M. I), of Georgetown. 1>. C. VS. Lincoln, M. D.. of Washington, D. C. Jos. ll. Bradley, of Washington. D. C. George Walton. Ex-Governor of Florida. Walter Lenox. Ex-Ma\orof Washington. Henry Baldwin, U.S. Patent Office, (>. C. Wiuiir, Principal Rittenhouse Academy. fe!.20 tf SPRING AND.SUMMER GOODS.?JOHN IL Smoot, No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown. D. C., has received from New York and Philadelphia, and now offering at very low prices, to cash and prompt customers, a large and general assortment of Staple and Fancy Goods? comprising in part as loilows, vii : New style Silk Robes and fancy Silks Best make black Silks, high lustred Black Challies. Lustres and Mous Delaines Rich printed tall wool) Mous Delaines Challies and Barege Delaines, in great variety Rich Organdie, Barege.and Jaconet Robes Bright colors and mode plain Bareges and De laines Plain French Brilliants and Percales Plain colors Cravellas and Spring-style Poplins Ducals. a light seasonable fabric Best French printed Jaconets and Brilliants White Brilliants, from 12% to 31 *? cents Best makes new styles Giiigliams Deltages. Chanibray s and plain Lustres English Prints of hew styles, in great variety, at 12Jj cents Rich Chintz colors best French Organdies White Goods, in great variety. Plain Swiss, Nansook and Jaconet Muslins Plaid and striped Muslins Small-liguredand rich Brocade Swiss Mnslins Plaid and striped Jaconet, Nansook and Swiss Muslins White Tarlelons, Illusions, and Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the best makes) very cheap Linen Cambric, Lmcu and Bishop Lawns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for Laities' use New York, Bates, Atwood,and other good makes Shirtings White Cambrics (of Jonas's celebrated nnke) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Marseilles for Basques and Bonnet Card Shirt Bosoms and Shirt Collars. Embroideries. French worked Musliu Collars and Sets Swiss Cambric Cnll?rsand Sets Swiss and Lace Sleeves and S?'ts 11 oil I toil and Maltese Lace Collars Swiss Cambric and Dimity Bands Embroidered Linen Cambrie Hdkfs. Also, new styles Lace and Silk Mantillas Stella and White Crape Snawls Piam and rich figured Bonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring, Neapolitan, and other Skeleton Skirts Spring assortment of Bajou's Kid Gloves Taffeta Silk, black lace and Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for ladies nnd children Gents best English Half-hose, ribbed and plain do Lisle thread ami fancv cotton do. A good assortment of Silk Cravats and Ties Suspenders, Silk ami Linen Cambric Hdkfs Gossamer and Lisle-thread Shirts and Drawers New style Parasols. Also, Gentlemen and Boys' wear of every descrip tion. with every variety of House-furiushiug Dry Goods. Domestic Goods for servants wear of the heaviest makes. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable goods at low prices. ap8-tr JOHN 11. SMOOT. T\TEW FOREIGN SPRING GOODS.? Ihe lsl subscribers res pectin I ly invite their patrons and the public generally to call and examine their very large and select assortment of FOREIGN SPRING GOODS, which they have themselves, with special care, selected lor their special trade. t Si "The* also keep constantly on hand thelicst qnali ies of Army ami Navy Goods?Epaulettes, Swords, .hashes. Gold Laces, Ac. They also invite attention to their Foreign and Do mes tic Furnishing Goods,ol the Ix-st manufacture and latest style. II. F. LOUDON A CO.. Army and Navy Tailors, &>2, fef<27?dtf under Brown's Hotel. AC A R D.? Ladies' Crape <>r Merino Shawls BLEACHEDor DYED AN Y COLOR. Also, all kinds of Dress Goods, Neapolitan or Straw Bon nets DYED DRAB. Gentlemen's Clothing K r. DYED or CLEANSED at the shortest notice. The subscrilier, thankful for past favors, assure all who patronise him that no expense shall 1*-' spirtu to please them. . 19th 249 sout h side of I'eunsy 1 vama nvenue,bet t*' ? ' and l^th streets,oppositeGautier s C??nfle<^^^^j Hp Jl* 1 III ( <LOCKS! CLOCKS!! CLICKS wy this day, a gr.?at many CLOCKS, tiood Timepieces, warianteu, g^jjl tow as.91 5?>. A'rFRlALS,such as Oils.^W Cor.""'uAl. Kc.;.. NVMhtj. ciuck ap 3-2m cwat,on sxmi?omiv Pianos, 6c. piANO FORTE INSTRUCTION. Mr. . II* P AI #MPR continues ti) sdi) ncv mum. here to his cisoMs. Apply to Mr. ?? ?y ?' MKR. at his R'wms over K*rnhsin'4^yS6l Bookstore, Tuesday. Wednesday, Kri-*1 off* dav.and Saturday. I?etwecn2and6 p. ni. Terms jjS per quarter. *p 2S-?f \JOCALMISIC.-Mrs. KRANKI.IN. TmcIut of Music, having vaeant hours lor a few mora Scholars, requests those l.adie* who are desirous of being perfected in Bailao Singing, or (jpera Music, to favor her with an car!) application. Terms nUe known at her restdenoe. 4?o E street, between Vth and lwh.aud&t the Music Stores of Mr. Davis, and Metxerott. ap6-%n G'OLD MEDAL PREMIUM I PIA NO FORTES. WILLIAM KNABE, (Senior partner in the late firm of Kxabk, Gakhlk * Co., Continues the manufacture and sale of grar.d and square PIANO FORTES, under the name, of William Kant A Co., at the old stand,! Nos. I, 3, 5 and 7 North Eutaw street op-' posite the Eutaw House, Baltimore. They have also jnst opened a new Saleg Room at N'o 2m Baltimore street, Itetween Charles and Light streets, on the premises partly occupied by" Mr. Heury McCaHery as a music store, where they will keep constantly on hand a lame assortment of plam and highly finished grand and square Piano Fortes - also, Melodeons, from the best makers, from 4 to V ootave. some with doitble ke? -hoards, douNe ree.is, and stops to suit small churches. Being extensively engaged in the manufacture or Pianos, we will sell wholesale and retail, oa the moat lilieml terms. Our Pianos were awarded the highest rrerrtnm (gold inedaDat the Fiurs of the Maryland Institute two successive years?October, 1855, and IR3R?m op position to fourteen and eighteen pianos from some o| the l>est makers from New York, Boston and Bal timore. We were also awarded the hrst premium at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond, Vir ginia, 1K55 and IK5H. They have also l>een awarded (lie highest premium (silver medal I at the Metro politan Mechanics' Fair for HiCT. In addition to fins we are in possession of fesfimo nials from the most distinguished professors and amateurs in the eountrv, which can be se?*n at our warerooms, speaking for themselves and others of the high appreciation in w Inch our instruments are ever\ whwii baM. All instruments are guaranteed for five venra. and a pnvilege of exchange is granted within the first six months from the day of sale if the instruments do not give entire satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will hnd it to their advantage to give us a call liefore purchasing. Pianos exchanged, lined, and tuned. mar ifi-lv WM. KNABE A CO. 11EAI1'SEC ON p-HAN D PI A\OS.-We have V in store six PIANOS, some of which. have U>en used only a feu months t>y mem L bers of Congress' families, and are now foi' sale very low, lieing great tiargains : 2 Pianos, very prett* cases, at S15i' each 2 do common, at $25 eaeh 2 do l>eautiful rosewood cases, scarcely soiled bv the few mouths use they reoeived, at ?2f?n each 2 do at $175 each. These Pianos are really great largains.and all per sons in quest of a reliable Piano and a great t*rgain should call and see them. Also. Si \**a> s on ha nil, the largest, most complete, anil reliable stock of NEW PIANOS of an* estab lishment in this city. Also, all kinds of MUSIC and MUSICAL IN STRUMENTS. JOHN F. ELLIS, ap 3 SHfi Pa. av., bet. 9th and loth sts. Wli. METZEROT1', (successor to George ? Hi lius.l agent of Raven A Bacon's. arid William Miller's rrirbratrd PIA \'() S ,| ST R U ........... > ?. v ? ij.'i a' -i,. j ,' i.i A C CO R BE - ONS, and SHEET MUSIC, cheaper than in any house south of New York. Music published and received every day. Pianos for rent. nor 4?tr / A RETIRED PHYSICIAN whose Mod*of / .1 hie have near.) run out, discovered while la /the East Indies, a certain cure for Consumption. m Asthina, Bronchitis, Coughs, Colds, and Geneisl f !>*' ' * I wl I dlt ec rit. I ittie I > on M the f 7 ?? ?"? vi'Kiv, anu .11 LM?llit). The remedy wns tlibcoveretl Inr In in when his only child, a daughter, was given up to die. Wishing to do as much good as possible, he will send to such of Ins afflicted fellow-Items* as request It. this recipe, with lull and explicit direc tions for inakincg it up and successfully using it. lie requires each applicant to enclose him one shilling?three cents to f>e returned as postage on the Jecipe. and the remaiuder to be applied to th? p:i) uient of tins a lveitisemeiit. Address Dr. II. JAM ES. No. 19 Grand st., Jersey City, N. J. ap 6-1 in r|M) ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT, John tobias. PRACTICAL OPTIC wishes to call "the attention of all that"?r* ? sutler with defective sight, caused by age, sick ness, and particularly frt?m glasses injudicious!* se lected, to fin suporn>r SPEL I'AC1.ES and G1. ASS ES carefully * round f>y hunself to a true spherical accuracy, and tirilfiant transparency, suited precise ly and Iteuebcially to the wearer, according to the coneavitv or convexity of the eye. Very numerous are the ill effects caused to the precious or^au of sight from the commencement of using glasses iit not Item? precisely suited, by the use of an Optom? trr; and the practice of many rears enables him to measure the focal disease of the eves, arid such glasses that are absolutely requited will lie furnish ed with precision and satisfaction. JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very literal encouragement already obtained, and further solicits the patronage of those who have not yet availed themselves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by sending the glasses in use. and state how many inches they can read this print with their spectacles, can be sup plied with such as will iiupiove their sight. Innumerable testimonials to !>e seen ; and referen ces given to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to t*e had gratis, at his office. No. 512 Seventh street, three di?ors froin Odd Fellows' Hall, upstairs. Norfolk, Septemlter 7,1354. Sib : The Spectacles you made for me suit very well, and seem to have unproved my sight more than any other I have lately tri<*d. LITT. W. TAZEWELL. I have tried a pair of Spectacles ol?taincd from Mr. Tobias, and find thein of great assistance to my sight, and corresponding with his descriptiou of the focus. 1 recommend lum as a sktlfu! optician. HENRY A. WISE. Having l>een induced by a friend to visit the estab lishment of Mr. Tobias for the purpose of trying Ins glasses, I was furnished by Iniu with a pair slightly colored blue, which have atiorded me more relief and gratification than any 1 have ever tried. My sight, originally very c?M>d, was injured by writ ing and reading at night, frequently to a very late hour; but with the aid of these classes I can study almost :ts late as ever, and that t??o without tue pwin I have previously sutfered. JOHN WILSON. I .ate Comin'ssioner Gen'l Land othee. Dec. II, ia>5. I have used Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleasure in saying that I am much pleased with them. I have l>een much lienefited l>? them. GEO. P. SCARBURGH. May 5th. lS3t?. I was recommended to Mr. John Tob:ss as a skil ful optician ; and as I have eyes of remarkable peou liarity, I was gratified to hud that Mr. Tobias seem ed to comprehend them b) inspection and some alight measurement, and he hns made me a pair of Specta cles that suits me admirably. A. P. BUTLER. July II, 135b. Wilmingtox. N. C., Jan. 17.1854. Mr. J. Tobias. Dear Sir: I am happy to sa* that the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week arc entirely satisfactory. From an inequality in tho visual range of my eyes. I have heretofore found great difficulty in getting glasses of the proper focal distance. It affords me nleasureto state that.bv the aid of your optometer, this difficulty has lieen happi ly obviated, so that the glasses \ou furnished me are decidedly the Ue?t adapted to my eyes of any 1 have ever yet used. Very respectfully, vours, R. B. DRANK. Rector of St. James's Paiuh. DEPARTMKTfT OF IXTKRtOH. May 8. IKS, From natural defects and the unequal range of my eyes, I have lieen compelled to use glasses for seve ral years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly lifted to my eyes, r our months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, which I have found to serve me perfect ly. By the use of his optometer he is enabled to adapt glasses most minutely to the eye. I most cheerfully recommend Mr. Tobias to all l*ving oeeaaioa to us? glasses, and l?car my testmionj as to hia skill as an II r, NIC 1 t** Ass't Sec'y to sign 1*iuk1 W arrants. n c nnrp i I \SSKS of irrPit vnriPtj'.TKIi KHI uPyl?d MicR1 >^COPfts, WATCH M A - KHI I U*iES, and maay other articles in this hile M veVj low prices constantly on hana. jy 18?lv ? n --pi F YING ES I'A BLISHM EN T.?The un R de. signed takes t It;* ..Hrth.J ?orinfo^.ag IL,??r Dealers that he has fitted upiKM 1 If ) l>b k> TA BUSH M ENT m this city, and is m.w prepared to supply all those Who mar lavor him with their custom He has on han-l a large stock ol Bntitdies. fiin Wines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as they can I* purchased lor ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The subscrilier lias also on hand a large lot of Foreign and Domestic Cigars. 1 PETER FAGAN. ian 14-Cm* No. *5 Louisiana av.e. near lnth st^ Stock in the old dominion coau COMPANY, KAN AW A COUNTY, VA. Subscriptions will he received at the Banking Bouse of Chubb Brothers, for the remaining stock of the al>ove cuinpany, fieing three hundred shares. The capital stock is %l?*i.?*) (dollars.) of whion ,f"M,ioi lirui l?cen suf>scrified. The mines are now prepared for active operations, aud 6 per cent, in terest will lie guaranteed upon the stock now oiierea for sale, by the original stockholders, for tae penou ' ''prrncCTa?. in regard to the stock, j?^?Sf?f|| will be made known npon applK*'*00 tl fijl P, P. Agent,