Newspaper of Evening Star, May 2, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 2, 1857 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR _ M PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) AT THK STAR BUILDINGS, Comtt oj Pe??sylea?ia ?nmw, nmd 111* Urt4t, Br W. D. WALLACH, m?I ?? eecved to sutwcribers by carriers at SIX AND A W' AKTKR CENTS, payaHe w?wkly to the Aseats; papers served in package* at 37J, cents per month. To inatl suhMoriiierstliesutwcription price is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a, year *a advamce, TWO DOLLARS for six months.and ONE DOLLAR (or three months;for lees than ihree months at the rate of 12}? ceuts a week. ? * \ZT SINGLE COPIES ONF. CENT. VOL. IX. WASHINGTON, D. C. THE WEEKLY STAR. _____ This exoelleut Family and N?w? Journal ??on tiUBins a (rasler var.oty of utterwtUK readvo* than can t? found in any other?is pnbhsfeed on Saturday morning mm. i oupy, per annum . .... .91 TO CLIM. Kiveoopies S?w IVn Copies JlV1* oopi??.. r LAall ? v - J contains th? niKton News" lUftl t<M uuMle th? ? lute so ccueraUj throughout U?e country. fTT^initte copies (in wrappers\ can be wowrew ibf counter, immediate*} lUiei the issaeol the 1 aper price?Tuna* Cksts. _ - Pootm <stk*< who net as scents will be allowed a oonuui?sio?i ot twent* THREE TIMES A DAY. " Adela, mj darling ! Adela!" '? She has gone out, grandpa." " 4 rone oat! with whom f Has she left me here alone with you. Julietta7" ?? Little Mary is here, grandpa, playing with the dog; and Marianne is in the kitchen. get ting dinner ready.'* This conversation was held between a little girl, about nine years old. and the Baron St. Andrew, an old man of eighty. He was a knight of the order of St. Louis, and had received his knighthood and in>ignia from the hands of Louis the Sixteenth, king of France, llo was now. however, quite blind, and consequently almost helpless. Little Mary, a child of six years of age. made the third one of the party. '?Julietta"' resumed the old man. after a *bort silence, 44 did your sutcr say anything to yoa when she swent out"' '? Yes. grandpa," replied Julietta ; 44 she said to me?"Take care that little Mary doesn't trouble grandpa, and if he wishes to go into the garden, gtve him your hand, and take care not to let him stumble over anything, because he can't see. poor grandpa ! and God has given him to us. his children, to tako care of him and toobey him. and make him a* happy as wean.' Oh. I know it all by heart, grandpa, because Adela tells it u? me three tinier a day; every time before she goes out." ? H??w! every time before she goes out! I>?C3 she often go out?" asked the old man, whose venerable brow seemed ruffled by some painful theught. ?? Three times every day !" answered Julictta, in s<>iue surprise; ?' three times everyday; onco in the morning, before you como down, from 7 to ? o'clock; another, tfr>nn 11 till I; and the the third from it to*i, when you are asleep. You sec ! three times a day. Did you think 1 nul ln't reckon?" " What o'clock is it now'" asked tho Baron, rather sharply, doubtless with tho hope of find ing some discrepancy in Julietta's reckoning. " It struck one just now," Julietta answered " And here c-nnes Adela; I hear tho garden g?te opening; and .-he is speaking to Mary and the dog. They have gone to meet her." In a few moment^ Adela entered. She was a young and lovely girl; young, ;-he seemed as if she had scarcely emerged from childhood, and yet, so serious and so thoughtful was the expression of her countenance, that the pre mature cares of life had. aj it were, blighted the flower of youth. 44 Adela" said the old man. in a tone so sad and serious that it brought the quic? color to the young girl's face, ?* whence c >ino you?" and stretching forth his hand, he seized that of Adela s, which she had extended towards him. took it between both his own. gently stroked it. and at last said, in a mournful manner, '? You are agitated, my child ! you are troubled' you tremble ! Whence como yuu?" The young girl did not reply. Obtaining no answer, the Baron St. An lres continued, and the slow, solemn accent with which ho uttered each word showed the sad feeling* of his heart. "In 1814 I was a wid ower. Adela, and, of all my numerous family, only one was left mo, my sainted daughter Henrietta, your mother. * * * Your lather fell at Waterlno; you were then only twelve Adela ' Adela ' what can I say? By all my past miseries?by my unceasing grief?by my gray hairs?I entreat you. tell me. whence ome you' Whither p> you three times everyday?'' '? Mj father,' said Adela, " I am only sev enteea years old. it is true, and yet, young as I am. sorrow and care have already left their imprest on my brow. Three years ago my mother died, yet that sail scene is still ever !?re*ent to my mind, as vividly as if it had been ?ut ye.-ierday. I still hear the weak voice, resainiog momentary strength, address me: * Adela she said. 41 leave you two daughter1; bo a in ither to them. And" my poor father?I intrust hi:u to you. Guide the two first in their course though life, show them its thorns and its dangers. Hide from the second every thing that would pain him ' Such were her words, I and 1 have tried toobey them. 1 go out three times a day. and that troubles you; but you do not consider that I am the mistress of a family? the housekeeper?and yet more, I have to take care of you all Are not these duties enough to call me out three times a day? Have confi dence in your Adela, my dear grandfather? Iru-t in her!" ??That is all I desire; it is nil my heart wishes my daughter' Well, well' you have keen out to-day?yf?u will not go out again ' Am I right * You do not answer. Adela! Adela, as if -he had uot heard his last words, turned to Julietta, and questioned her concern ing the studies which ?he h?d to recite to her in the evening, and thus adroitly changed the conversationShe then remained for some time with the little ]<arty on the puzza, until M trianne -unimoned them to the (lmner-table Notwithstanding her exertions to pleaso and eutertain her grandfather, she observed with pain thai his mind was still troubled, and fear ing that he would resnme his attempts to dis suade her from again venturing out. she con trolled her feelings, and chatted incessantly with the little ones?all tho time, however, earefully ministering to the old mau's wants. A- soon as the meal was fini-hed, she directed Julietta to lead her grandfather back to his seat on the (liaiu, while she herself remained, a> if to attend to h^r household do tie?. At the end of half an hour Julietta saw her with her bonnet on her head, ami her gloves on her hand. ? walk qni^kly through the garden and pas* out i of the gate, which she closed behind her. with ! the least possible noi.-e The old man's fine ?*nse of hearing, however, hal instantly de tected. and. if we may .v? .?|*-ak. had followed all the m'jveineQto of his granddaughter, and when the ga'e clo?ed behind her he said, with a deep sigh, and as if speaking to himself, " She ha< gone out again ' * Then, probably to divert the solicitude which wa? tormenting him, he directing Julietta to go and tell the servant girl to take little Mary out for a walk, and added, " Bring with you, when you come back, the new.paper that you will find on the table in the saloon, and coine and re \ 1 to me the article upon the public rejoic ing of last week That will amuse both you an i me ' Julietta obeyed. A short time afterwards M irianne and M iry went Out for their walk, an 1 Julietta returned, and seating herself upon a stool near her grandfather's feet, to re11 the articlc which ho had mentioned. It waj a very loog one. and as she had to stop no? and then to spell some of the longer and ia>re difficult words, she had not quite finished ? t. when several knocks oa the garden tcnie was heard. 44 There is no one to open it, grandpa," said the little girl, interrupting her reading. " You mu*t go. then, ' said the baron The garden gate wa< not far enough from the piazza to prevent the old man from bearing the fallowing dialogue, which took place between hi- niece and a lady?a stranger : Does not a young lady, a teacher of the pi v'Te here'" asked the latter, i ' Julietta replied. , lt be here, certainly, my dear ? I hiid tne ex*ct direction to this hou*c given me. She * '?oarder, whom you do not know, my little one. ' ' J In the whole house there is no one but my grandpa, who u blind.'' answered Julietta, in the impatient t?>ne of a liule girl who liked not her word to be doubted, and Adela. my oldest sister and Marianne the cook and her hus a K*riT,r Mary, and the dog. and I; and no one else But some e< ? ytong lady comes hen. who teaches the piano, and perhaps -he u the one you want to '? I wi-h to see Mis* Adela St Andres who taa^hes the piano in the family of M '? I never tell ibs. m? amf" mi* Julietta impatiently interrupting her, " m y sister Adela w not a teacher of the piano Don't voa think that I ought to know u Does the Baron St. Andres live here1"' ask ed* young man. stopping also at the half open g?*e 44 Ye*, sir." "Then, certainly, the youfifc lady for whom you are inquiring, lives here, madam," he said to the lady who was questioning Julie tta; "and doubtless, the Baron St. Audrey, whoui I seek, is her grandfather." And to the intense sur prise. and even anger, of Julietta, who still in sis ted that her sister was not a teacher of music, tho young man made his way to the piatza. ap proached the blind grandfather, and. after hav ing assured himself that he was speaking to the Baron St. Andres, said?" Baron ! I have tho pleasure of announcing to you that your pension is restored." " Sir, sir; you must certainly have taken mo for some one else," the Baron answered, his surprise almost as great as thatof Julietta, "for my pension has never been taken from me How then can you say, ' it is restored V " The young man resumed, and it was evident that he was also greatly astonished : " Are you not the Baron St. Andres, who served in the reign of Louis XV.. and Louis XVI., in tho Vcndean wars ; who has lost flvo sons in the wnrs of the Empire?" " Yes, sir," the Baron answered. "Your granddaughter?the young lady? Adela St. Andres?does sho not give lessons on tho piano in the house of the Minister of War ?in fact, to my sisters ?" "Explain yourself, sir! explain yourself!" the old man exclaimed. " My pension lost * Adela!' Three times a day! Oh ! 1 entreat you, explain !" " It is a very simple matter," the young man said; "but how can you be ignorant of all this ? It is a fact that I have two sisters, and about a year ago, when they were seeking a teacher of music, your grand-daughter, tho young lady Adela. offered Tier services; sho was reeontmended by the Countess de Bricourt, whose daughters she was also teaching. After some months had passed, knowing that I was in the war-office, and that I am tho minister's nephew, she told me that your pension had been discontinued for two years, and that no cause had been assigned for it, and. sho added, ? Neither a blind old man, nor a young girl like me, can take the necessary steps to learn the reason.' ? Make your mind easy upon that point.' I said to her; 41 will take charge of tho matter.' I have fulfilled my promise, and now 1 have the pleasure of communicating to you the pleasing intelligence that orders have been giveu. not only for the restoration of your pen sion. but also for the payment of nil arrears." "Oh, Adela! noble and worthy girl!" ex claimed the old man, raising his sightless eyes t? Heaven; "Oh, my daughter' so unjustly accused?you have concealed all this from me ; all?even the labor which your filial love in- I duced you to uudertake. Oh. where is she? why does she not come 7 (Jo, go and seek her." Julietta went out, as if for that purpose, ami the Baron, gradually overcoming his emotion, related to the young man and to tho stranger lady all that had passed that morning?his fears and his anxieties for his grand-daughter. The praises and blessings which the old man lav ished upon the absent Adela met full sympathy from at least one of her hearers. "Oh, Baron, my dear sir!" the young man said; " you do not know me yet; I am a stran ger to you. but I will give you ample satisfac tion concerning my family; I have long loved your grand-daughter; sho does not reject me ; give her to me, I implore you, for my wife!" At this moment a cry of joy from Julietta an nounced the return of Adela. When tho latter saw the two persons who were standing near grandfather, she blushed deeply, and hesitated in her approach ; but the old man callod her to him. ana fondly embracing her. said : Everything is discovered, you darling, you little rogue; and here is one who claims the right to be your husband, and to separate you from me." " He who claims that right," the still blush ing girl answered, with a strange mingling of timidity and of firmness, "must also take upon him the charge of an old mnn. and of two little ones, for whose welfare ami happiness I am re sponsible in the eyes of God." " All, all that you love, shall be most dearly welcomed, dearest lady." Adela educated her two sisters, and saw them happily married?a? happily as herself, and none could wish a happier lot. The blind old Baron lived to an extreme old age. nnd at length died in her arms, bequeathing her his last fond blessing. Tiie Arrival or Morm<>x* at Bostojs ?It ha* already b*en stated thata ?>hip arrived at Bo,, ton last week from Liverpool, with MM Mormons. The Courier say* : Many of the families were possessed of consid erable property. The captain estimated the amount of British gold upon the passengers at XliM"", and said that he knew of more than one person who had XI, 000 for his own use and that of his family. Se veral had left relatives and friends behind them. One woman hud left her husband thai she might eo to the land of the saint and there was another beautiful, dark eved young woman, Vrith a voung infant, whose Story, ai told by the captain, was quite touching;. The < aptairi noticed her when they started, as posseised of great beauty. but lost sight of her in a (lay or two, and supposing she had changed her O'larters. did not inquire for her in eight or ten days lie was then told that she had oeen very sick, and was still quite feeble. He had her b'ought from between the deek*. where she was. upon the deck, and laid on a mattress, got her f>ot?? |?ort wine and cake, and tried to tiring her bark to hnallh I rider thin treatment she Im proved mneh. and in reply to hi* questions, told him that 'h?- had left a pleasant home, in a quiet village in England, and a hu*band to whom she bad i?ee? married but a vear or I wo, for this jour ney lie a?k'*d her reason*. She replied that she had done so for Christ's sake, who had p.oni i-cd that if one forsook father ami mother and husband for him, sh?- should receive more abund antly in this life, and in the world to come ever lasting life. The conduct of these Mormons on Itoard the vessel waa exemplary. In their i>ersonal habits Ih^y were cleanly, only four u?ing tobacco. An <onn a* the immigrants had left Liverpool they formed themselves into eightdivisions, with ab >ut one hundred in each division, and chose a bishop and an elder to preside over each company. They had morning ana evening service, prayer, and sini;:ng. and in the evening, generally, a ser mon. On Sundays a sermon was preached to tach section Rkaimxq thf Whirlwind.?The Young Men's Christian Association, of New York, is about to reap the result of mingling religion with politics. l*ast fall they had, unfortunately, too many "freedom shriekers" amongst them, whose conduct gav? ureal offence to a number of their as sociates. The con eqnence was that an ill-feeling and contention we e engendered, which have been k?-pt up uutil now, no le*s than one hundred and seventy-nine ?members, including a number of Srominent clergyman have signed a card of with rawal from the society, with the view, probably of forming a new one, from which polities will be excluded. The card was laid before a meet ing of the society last evening, and upon the ta ble. Among the names attaebed to it are those of Chancellor Ferris, Rev. Dr. Spring, and 12 oth er clergymen. ' Feet Washkrs."?This denomination of Christians has created considerable excitement in Annapolis. Street preaching a nd street argument, together with their public baptism, has attracted to them much attention. They are under the lead of a Mr. gtausbury, who is a native of An napolis. 117* Dr. Smith, who w.m held to ball In the sum of ftiu.onti for the murder of Dr. Blackburn at Cairo, III., has escaped, and his bail are said not to be worth 9600, all told, lie is about thirty years old, six feet two inches high, with light hair and fair complexion, low forehead and sharp features. UjT Miss Sally Martin, daughter of the late Dr Martin, who is worth 97U.UU0 in her own right, and had been brought up by two old maid aunts in seclusion from ?? the world," eloped last week from Xenia, Ohio, with a bad fellow named Boyd, with whom she had been acquainted but two or three weeks, by means of stolen interviews. ID* On Wednesday last, a robber of a so>ty compleilon attempted to enter the house of old Widow Hardwood, in Brandford, Va., by de scending a chimney He stuck fast midway, however, and the old widow heard him. Hhe heaped straw in the fireplace, and lightrd it. The robber, half suffocated, roared. Persons were col lected by his cries; he was drawn up with ropes to the top of the chimney, more dead than sllve, ?ad sent to the mercies of the law. OFFICIAL. " " Trkasukt Department, March 12,1857. Notice is hereby given to holders of stock of the loans of the Uniteil States, t liat this department will purchase the same until the 1st day of June next, unifess the sum of $i,ym,nnn shall he previously ob tained, and will pay, in addition to the interest ac crued from the date of t he last semi annual dividend of interest thereon, together with one day's addi tiofjal interest for the money to rcaeh the vender, the following rates of premium on said stocks: For the stock of 1842, a premium of 10 per cent. For the stock of 1817 and 1848, a premium of 16 per cent.; and lor the stock of 1850, commonly called Texas Indemnity Stock,a premium oftiperoent. Certificates of stock transmitted to the depart ments. under this notice, must l>e assigned to the United States, l>y the party duly entitled to receive the proceeds. Payment for the stocks so assigned ami transmit ted will be made by drafts on the Assistant Treas urers at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, at the option of the parties entitled to receive the money, which should Iks expressed in the letters accompa nying the certificates. HOWELL COBB, mar 13-dttstJune Secretary of the Treasury. FOR RENT AND SALE. SALE.?A DESIRABLE FARM, in the District ol Columbia, one and-a-hnlf miles from the city limits, containing I2? acres of Land, with first-rate improvements, including a Grist-Mill. It adjoins the well known farm of " Gisboro," belong ing to G. Washington Young, Ksq. For further par ticulars inquire of 11 U(>H B. SWEENY. Washing ton, or GEO. D. LIVINGSTON, on the premises, ap 24 DRUG STORE FOR SALK.-It is an old and well cstaMi*hed stand, doing an excellent busi ness, and is as eligibly located as any hi Washington. Address " Henry Otho," over real name, through the City Post Office, ap 23-lm f^OR SALE.?Two BRICK HOIJSES,contain ing eight rooms each, situated on C street, he tween 4>? ami 6th streets. Also, three FRAME HOUSES ami hno BUILDING LOTS, on accoin dating terms. Apply to GEO. W. GARRETT, corner of 7th ami t, streets south. No. MSw ap g-tm 14* O R SAL E.?The three THREE-STORY BR ICK HOUSES situated on south side of L street, Ujtweed 4th and5th, will he offered at private sale. If not sold lieforo the tith of Mav, they will !>e offered at public auction on that day. For terms,Ac., apply to JAMF.S 11. B<>SS,ti28 11 and 4lh streets, a p 21-dtMayti* I^OR RENT.?That commodious and well fin ished HOUSE on the corner of Massachusetts avenue and 9th street, is now for rent at Ij4'*?a year, payable monthly. Apply, bv letter or ui person, to WM.STICKNEY. (1>U|) a? tS F^OR SALE.?A VERY DESIRABLE RESI dence, Itcmg at hree story and Inscmcnt BRICK DWELLING, containing seven Rooms, with l?rick Back Building attached tor the kitchen and servants, and situated on the south side of F street north, be tween 6th and 7th. Terms accommodating. Apply at No. 512 (2d story ) 7th street, Itetwecu D and L. POLLARD WEBB, ap 7-1 m Real Estate Agent. I4*OR RENT.-TIIE LARGE Ft)I R STORY BRICK DWELLING, with all the modern im provements, situated on E street, north side, be tween 8th and loth streets. To a good and perma nent tenant the rent will bo moderate. Inquire at No. 3H E street. mar 7-tf I7?OR SALE OR RENT.-TIIE DESIRABLE RESIDENCE on the corner of F and 21st sts. together with the Grounds surrounding it. The House contains sixteen rooms, has gas throughout, ami furnace. The stable will bo sold or rentod with the house if desired. The lot the house stands on is 5" by 136 feet, hut tho purchaser caii have utore land if desired. Also, for Sale-Thc LOT OF GROUND on tho corner of F and 10th streets, ami LOTS on 19th,near F street. Apply to CHUBB BROTHERS, ap #-tf_ AVALUALE FARM FOR SALE?512^acre, of good FARMING LAND, situated in the County of Fauquier, Virginia, on the Alexandria and Orange Railroad, a tew yards from Warrenton Junction; within nine miles by Railroad from the County Seat, and only two hours travel from the cities of Washington and Alexandria. Tiie Farm is in a liieli state of cultivation, and is abundantly sup plied with water ami lunlter, and lias much excellent meadow land. Churches, Mills, and good neighbors within a short distance. For further information apply to JAMES MORROW, Esq., on the place, or to tho subscril>er at his Broker's Office, near Brown's Hotel, Washington City, mar24 ROBERT MORROW. ICR LJ. MI DDL ETON, ICE DEALER. Otfiocand Depot?Southwest oorner of F and 12th Streets, Washington. ap II-tIT ICK"! ICE!! ICE!!!?The undersigned respectful ly inform his friends and the public generally, that he is now prepared to furnish families and others) through the season) with the host quality of 1CF., delivered in any part of Washington and George town, and guarantees to givo cutire sattstuctioii. Orders to be left with Kidwkll A Lacrknck, oorner Htli street and Pennsylvania avenue; Geo. F. Kiowkm. A Co., 14thstreet; J. B. Moore. Drug gist, I'eima. avenue, Iwtween l!Hh and'JfHh siieets; GtoitfiBStKrz. New York avenue, between loth and tltli streets; Rout. A. I'aynk. Druggist, corner tth and Mas*, avenue; ami with tlie subscriber. No. 3 First street, Georgetown, where Ice can be had at all tunes. _ . up 7-tf T.N. KIDWELL. 1 CE?ICE?ICE.?For sale 2//W to 3,"no tons of . PURE ICE at the Hockley Mill, near the Relay House, on rhe Washington Railroad. It can lie sent in cars either to Baltimore or Washing Urn. Apply to ROBT. C. WRIGHT, Pattersons!, ap 23 '2m Baltimore. NOTICE.?C. R. L. CROWN fc CO.,are re 1^1 rpiviiic (iadv sghia o| th? hitRst I* I KNI TIRE ever ottered hi this market, which weVA. invite the attention of those in want, as we assure them they can save at least 10 per cent. I 1 I Handsome carved marble top Bureaus and Tables Rosewood and walnut Tete a-Tctes, Sofas Wardrobes, Chairs of all kinds. Cherry and poplar Tables. Mat treses, hair, corn-top. and hu: k; Comforts. Blankets, Bedsteads, lilgli and low-post. Rocking Chairs, cane and wood seats. Cushions for Chairs.Settees, Clocks ol all kimls, Extension Tables, Sidclsjards, What-not. Glasses of all kinds, some extra fine Carpets. Cottage Sets. Rugs, Waiters. Glass Ware, Crockery Ware of all kinds. Feather and Fancy Goodsof all kiuds. And other Goods too numerous to mention to which we invite the attention of housekeepers and others, as wc are determined to sell for cash or to punctual customers. Q R , CRnwN co., oor. of 6th street and Pcnn. ave. |?. S.?We shall still continue our regular sales on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, I *?th morning ami evcniiig, in front of our store. Consignments soli cited, and in all cases advauce.s made when required. C. K. L. t. ? tw., ap 25 tf (Intel) Auetionoers. Fishing" tackle.?limerick, virgin ia. Kirby, Chestertown, and Gravitation r.ISll HOOKS of all sizes; Silk. Chinese Grass, Linen, and Cotton FISH LINES; Hollow, Swivel, ami Ringed SINKERS; CORK FLOATS; REELS, and everything in the Fishing Tackle line, at greatly reduced prices, just received and lor ap 13 No. 123 Bridge street, Georgetown. Rectifying establishment.?Theun dersigned takos tths method ofinfonninK Liquor Dealers that he has fitted up a REC flF \ INb Es TABLISHM ENT in this city, and is now prepared to supply all those who may favor him with tfietr custom. He ha* on liaivl a large stork of Brandies. Gin, Wines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as they can be purchased for ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The subscriber has also on hand a large lot of roraica ??d ?*???<'? F A OA N. ian 14-?m* No. 95 Louisiana av.e. near Hth st. JOSEPH GAWLER,CABINET MAKER AN1> Undertaker.?Ready made Col fins constantly on hand. Funerals at-| tended to, and interments procured in the different Cemeteries. Furniture of every de scription made to order. Old Furniture Repaired and Varnished. Ware-Rooms 182 Penn.avcnue, l?e tween 17th and 18th streets. mar 23 Jin C^ARRIAGES, CAR RIAGKS.CARR1AGES. J The ?ubscril>ers have on hand. f"!>.<Sni sale at low prices, a good assortment ofYCfF'? new ROCKAWAYS,BUGGIES, Light?E=; W AGONS, Ac., Ac., to which they respectfully in vite the attention of those wishing to purchase good aud durable Vehicles. N. B. Particular attention paid to Repairing. GARDNER A PLACE, apft-lm S6312th street. Even the gods were amazed, and cried out what great book is this Inquire With in, or 3,7?? Facts for tho People. Only ft. Buy l at FERGUSON'S, ap 4-TH Seventh street. 17?ANS. FANS?wholesale ami retail?in any quan * tnv,at Mclaughlin a co.-s, between nth ami ?th streets. ap 3-> HARPER'S MAGAZINE FOR MAY.-Also HARPER'S PAPER, in monthly parts. ap 7S FERGUSON. 4iiK7th street. OHO WHEELBARROWS OF EVERY iUU size and prioe, for children's use, at H. J. McLAUGHLIN A CO.'S, ap 23- 2?. bet. 8th and 9th sts. C'ENTLKMENS DRESS SHIRTS OF FINE I quality. Shirts made to order, warranted to fit. WALL it STEPHENS, ap 8-tf 922 P?, av? bet, 9th ainj lotij sts. AUCTION SALES. ?_ By JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Three very valuable building Lots on north L, between 14th street and Vermont AVESCE.-On TUESDAY AFTER NOON, May 5th, at 5Yi o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell sulidi visions H, C, D, and E, ofsquare No. 215. fronting 22 feet each on north L street, l>etwecn 14th street and Vermont nvonuc, and riinimu (mck alH<ut lftEl feet to a ten-fcet wide alley. Subdivision B is improved by a two-story Frame House, containing four.rooms. These Lotsare l>eau(ifuily located on high ground falling well to the roar, ami command a hue view of the city. Terms: One-third cash; tlio residue in six and twelve months, with interest, scoured by a deed ol' trust on the property. Title indisputable, ap 30-d J AS. C? McGUIRE. Auet. By J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. VALUABLE BUILDING LOTS AT PUBLIC Salk.?Under direction of Hon. David Stew art, of Baltimore, as attorney in fact of the devisno of Miss Eleanor Davidson, late of Baltimore, 1 will ofler at public auction, on the respective premises, on YY EDNESDAY, May 6th, at 6J?o'clock, the fol lowing Lots of Ground, in the order in which tliey are named, viz : Lot No. 7, in Davidson's subdivision of Square No. 211, fronting 27 feet l?> inches on 15th street west between north L and M streets, runniup Iwck 117 feet ft inches, to a 2??-feet alley, containing square feet.

Lot No. 14, same, suuare, from 30 feet 10 inches on 15th street, iKStwecn L and M streets, running l?auk 2lu leet i> inches to a 3"-feet alley, and containing 6,190 square feet. Lots 27. 28,29, arid 3^, in Davidson's subdivision of Square No. 3S7, fronting 26 feet each on loth street west, at the corner of north O street, and running l?ack I2it feet to a 9)-feot alley, and containing caeh 3,12" s<|iiare feet. Also, Lot No. 33, in Davidson's subdivision of square No. 31'>, (routing 2> feet 9 inches on f)tli street west, between north M and N streets, and running linck 92 feet to a 15 feetalley, and containing square feet of ground. I'heso Lots are all beautifully located, and the sale otters great inducements to persons who desire fine budding sites. Terms of sale : One-fourth oftlic purchase tnonej to be paid in cash, and the residue in three equal in stalments at six, twelve, and eighteen mouths, with interest, to tie secured bv approved notes. On the purchaser's failure to comply with Che terms of sale within ten days after sale the property will be resold nt Ins risk and cost. Those Lots will be sold without reserve. For title, which is indisputable, reference may l>c m ido to W. S. (Jox, of Georgetown. <1 JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auct. Bv JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auetionoer. VALUABLE BUILDING LOT, ON THIR TEENTH. BETWEEN M 1\D \ STREETS NORTil.? On TUESDAY AFTERNOON, May 5th, at oli n clock, on the premises, I shall sell Lot No. 8, 111 Davidson's subdivision of Square No. 281. fronting 28 feet 6 inches on Thirteenth street west, between M and X streets north, and running back 155 feet inch to a 3l-foct alley, with a small dwelling thereon. This Lot is situated in a desirable, healtliy, and rapidly-improving part of the city. Title perfect. Terms: One-third cash; the residue in Hand 12 months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust oil the premises. JAS. C. McGUIRE, ap 28 d Auctioneer. By JAS. (J. McGUIRE. Auctioneer. VTERY EXTENSIVE SALE OF VALUABLE Blh.Dixi; Lots 1N"PR1NT!N<; Office"Solare. On MONDAY AFTERNOON, Mav 4th, at four o clock, on the premises, I shall sell fifty-eight val uable Building Lots in Square No. 624, situated as follows: Twenty-six Lots fronting 21 feet each on north G, betwoen north Capitol street and First street west, and running back 175 feet 3 inches to a3>-leet alley. Sixteen I/Ots (routine a!>out 23 feet on First street west, l?etwecn G and H streets north, and running l>ack 13<i feet 4 inches to a20-feet alley. Sixteen Lots fronting 24 feet each on north H St., Iietween First street west and north Capitol street, and running l?ck 175 feet 3 inches to a 3" feet alley. This valuablo Square has been recently subdivid ed, forming the al>ove described valuable lots. The H and First streets fronts have been graded and paved, and the whole has l>een surrounded with beautiful shade trees, securely boxed ; and the sale otlars rare inducements to persons desirous of secu ring property hi that rapidly improving part of the cit*. The extensive Government printing office recently crccted on the northeast corner of this square affords constant employment to at>out five hundred persons; and to indues immediate building, with a view of al fording accommodations to those who wish to reside in that locality, the owners will make a discount of live perccnt. on the purchase money to any purcha ser who will erect a dwelling to cost not less than $800 within one year from the day of sale. Terms: 20 per cent, ol the purchase money in cash; the residue in annual payments of 29 per cent, each, until the whole is paid for; the deferred payments to bear interest, secured by a deed ol trust on the pro perty. Flats of the property will l>e exhibited at the sale. Every lot put up will be positively soid with out regard to price. ap 24-d JAS. C. McGUIRE; Auctioneer. By JAS. C. McG 1"IRE, Auctioneer. rpRUSTEES' SALE OF Till'. ENTIRE FUR I iiTrni: am) Effect* of " Dexteu's Hotel." On TUESDAY MORNING, May '2, commencing at 10 o'clock, (and continuing from day to day until the whole is disposed of.) I shall sell, bv virtue of a decdof trust (lilted October 24, ami recorded in Liber J. A. S., No. 123, folios 235, ct seq., the supc rior Furniture and Effects, and stock of Liqnorsand Wines contained in the Hotel at the corner of Lou isiana avenue and Seventh .street, and known as "Doxter's Hotel," comprising in part? Superior rosewood Piauo-fbrtn, stools, and cover Double suit of superior Rosewood and Parlor Pur nituro Three largo French plate J'ier Glasses, with slabs and Brackets Walnut aiul Mahogany Marble-top Centre, Sofa, and Side Tables Sixty-five Velvet and Brussels Carpets. Rugs, hall, stair, and passage Carpets, A Oil cloth through out the house Eight dozen mahogany hair-spring Chair* Twenty four mahogany Solas and Lounges Maple and oak cane-sent Chairs. Rockers One hundred and four Brocatelle and Damask Cur tains. Cornices, A: c. One hundred gilt and buff Window Shades Sixty live mahogany and walnut Bedsteads of varr ous patterns Sixty-five superior curled Hair Mattresses Seventy five Husk find Cotton Mattresses One hundred pairs superior Bolsters and Pillows Sixty five marble-top Dressing and plain Bureaus Sixty-live marble-lop Washstands and Toilet ware Chamber M irrors. Clocks, Stoves, and Fire Irons ? ?no hundred pairs line Wool Blankets Sjxty-hve Marseilles Quills', sixty Comforts " Eighty pairs Linen Sheets,Bolster and I'tllow Slips Mahogany, Walnut, and painted Wardroties Twelve dozen each silver plated Table Forks and Sp. tons, and Tea Spoons Twenty silver-plated Castors Lot of Table Linen Sixteen dozen Table and Dessert Knives Block-tin Ware, Clialiug Dishes, Glasses, and Crockery ware Fine Sideboards, six Dining Tables Eight dozen Dining Chairs Office Desks, Reading Tables, Revolving Chairs Gas Chandeliers and fixtures Steam Boiler, pipes, and fixtures Coil ?f pipe with pedestals for heating. BAR Marble-top Bar Counter, Liquors and Wines l<argeaud superior French-plate Mirror A Unit 'J<*? feet marble tiling on Iwr floor Kitchen Range and hxtures, coppers. See. The above articles are nil in good order, having been purcliascd new within the last eighteen months Terms: $50and under, cash: over that suin and under ,*|on a credit of two and three months ; over that suin a credit of two, four, and six months, for npproved endorsed notes, bearing interest. P. S. Catalogues will be fumislied at the sale. CI1AS. S. WA LI.ACIl, Trustee, ap 28-d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Bv A. GREEN, Auctioneer. THE SUBSCRIBERS, EXECUTORS or the latk Gen. James Thompson, at the request of his heirs and devisees, will sell, at public salo. on Si ON DAY, the 4th day of May next, at 5 o'clock p. m? all his real estate in the city of Washington, to wit: His spacious brick dwelling House on square No. 25, and the following lots : No. 19,20,21, 22,23, 24,25,26. ami 27, in square No. 25 No. 12, 13, and 14, in square No. 28 No. 2,5, and 7, in squaro No. J7 No. I. in square No. 51 No. 13, in square No. 55 No. 21, in square No. 77 No. 6, in square No. 80 No. 24, in square No. 88 No. 23, in square No. 100 No. Hi, in square No. 12?3 No. 8, in square 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-tliiras in three equal instalments at six, twelve, and eighteen months, for which the purchasers will lie required to give their several notes, (tearing interest from the day of sale; the same to be secured by a decdof trust, to be approved by the subscribers. The subscribers will convey all the title and es tate of the late Gen. Thompson to the lots sold. All convoyancingftt the cost or the purchasers. If tne terms of salo be not coin plied with within three days from the day of sale, the subscribers re serve the right of reselling on such terms as they may deem proper, at the risk and oost of the purcha sers. W. II. T. TAY LOR, J. B. H.SMITII, ap 17-d _ Executors. WOOD AND COAL DEPOT.-Always on hand the best qualities of Wood and C<?al that can be obtained in the market. Fair weight and mea sure mav be relied on in all oases, and the price as low as the best article will admit. Coal kept under oover?2.JM0 lbs. to the ton. T. J. & W. M. GAI.T, N. W. oor. of 12th and C street. No. 5<7, ap7-tf one square south of the Avenue. WD. EICIILErT" * r? j o No Sfn SEVENTH STREET. noiween D and E streets, west side PRAC TICAL WATCHMAKER, keens instantly JEWELRY "*?rlment ol WA rCHKi%^ Dentistry, &c. DR. VILLARD, DENTIST, l.A'I'K OF CHI CAGO, would respect lulU inform the cil- /? izens of the District and vicinity, that n?K located hmisell in Washington. he is^- -' 'P now prepared to perform al\ operations in his profes sion. in In" most approved st> le. < llTics. No. ?50, l'cnn. avenue, adjoining Gautier's. jan 20 ty rjMIE IMPROVED SETS OP TEETH. DR. LOOM IS, the inventor and patentee of "Loomis' Mint ral Plate Teeth" having, successfully introdttccd his improvement n various cities, has now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth consists chief ly in making a set of hut one piece of material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is used in their construction, ai.d they are therefore free from galvanic action and moialic taste. There aro no joints to l"ecome lillod with moisture or of food, hence tliey are pure and clean. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far more durable, and natural in their appoarance. 1 will give a reward of One Thousand liollnrs to any one who will produce a similar work of art to equal mine in purity, l>cauty, durability, artistic cxcclnnoo or any other requisite quality. All work responsibly warranted. l'enna. avenue, between lltli aud 12th street*. ap 13-1 y DR. C. S. GOODMAN, SUKGEOy DE\TIST.*n<l M AMFACTrRER OF A R Tl FICIA I. TEETH.?* His complete arrangements enabling him tof t present the following reasonable prices: Entire Upper Sett Teeth, on Gold . .^WtoS'i Do do do on Sliver 12 to 25 Oneor more,on Gold 2to 5 Do on Silver I to 3 Filling, Extracting, Removing Tarter; also. Re pairing at the same reasonable rates. Alloperatious executed m such a manner as to give every satisfac tion. Office corner Utli street aud avenue. ap S b ENT1STRY. DR. STEPHEN BAILY, Office No. 198. Pe\.\?vlvama Avenue, Three doors from 14<A birttl. Dr. BAILY begs leave to inform the publicthat lie ean bo seen at all hours, at iusoffice. loeated as above. He feels assured that an expeiienccof fifteen years' practice, with the large numlierof patienls,au<rgreat variety of difficult cases that he has treated success fully, will enable him to surmount any difficulty, scientific or otherwise, rotating to the Teeth. His own experience confirming the opinion of many men eminent in the profession, and especially Drs- Harris and J. and E. I'armly, Iftis led him, long since, lodis onrd all mercurial preparations for filling Teeth.also all Enamels, Gutt* Pereiia, India RuMtcr, and Ce ments for the construction of Continuous <?um Teeth, and that Porcelian, mounted on Gold Plate, is the only reliable substance that can be worn in the inouth. as was most conclusively shown by the last American Dental Convention. Although ho flatters himself from his Ions resi dence and practice in Washington, he is favorably known to his numerous friends and patrons, lio begs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: I' rotn the late Rector of the Church of Epiphany of this city. Dr. Stetiikn Daily: Dear Sir?I desire to ex press my esteem for you personally, and my coulidcnce in you as a superior dentist. The operations executed for me have been highly satisfactory. I hope that you may receive the patronage from my friends and the public that your skill so well deserves. Yours very truly, Washington, Aug. 26,13.58. J. W. FRENCH. From one of theoldost firms in Baltimore, Messrs. Boggs, Cot man & Co. Having employed Dr. Stephen itai.y. Surgeon Den tist, of Washington city, to execute for me an im portant and difficult piece of work, which he did to my entire satisfaction, atul in view of the fact that one of tho most distinguished tneinlicrsof the Dental College of Baltimore, failed, alter repeated trials, to perform the same work satisfactorily, it gives me great pleasure to express my entire confidence and high estimation of his professional skill. Baltimore, Jan. 12,18j7. HARM ANN BOGGS. Extract fromanote received from the late Hon. John M. Clayton. L". S. SEXATE. Aug. 19,185fi. The teeth you made for me work aduurabl) ; noth ing could be belter. Very gratefully, JOHN .M.CLAYTON. To those that seek relief from the maladies of the teeth, I can cheerfully recommend Dr. S. Daily as a superior Dentist: he made a set of poroelian teeth for one of my fmillv, aud plugged several teeth for myself, and the work lias all sto?id well formor??than ten years. ROBERT T. NIXON, of the Va. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19, I85t>. \Ve, the undersigned,having had occasion to avail ourselves of the professional skill of Dr. S. Baity, Surgeon Dentist of this city, or tiaviug lieen cogniz ant of his operations oil our families or friends, take pleasure iu ''Xpressing our admiration of his artistic skill, ns well a.s of the uniformly satisfactory manner m which lie performs the most delicate and difficult operations in Denfa! Surgery, and wo respectfully re commend him to tho confidence and patronage of the public, of which wc consider him eminently worthy. fuojiA* f . Walter. Architect I". S. Capitol. iio".?as Miller, M. D.,o! Washington. I). C. II. S. I ioll K K R, M. II. of Georgetown, D. C. N.S. Lim oln, M. D.. of Washington, D. C. Jos. H. Bn aoley, of Washington, D. C. t ? KoKu k Waltos, Ex-Governor of Florida. Walter Lenox, Ex Mayor of Washington. Hknky Bauiwin, I . S. Patent Office, O.C. Wiciix,Principal KitUuhouse Academy. fe'< 2M tf ^PRING AND SFMMER GOODS.-JOHII. ^ Smoiit, No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown. D. C., has received from New York and Philadelphia, and now offering at very* low prices, to cash ana prompt customer#, a largo au<l general assortment of St \ pi.k and Fancy Goons?comprising m part as follows, viz: New style Silk Rol>es and fanev Silks Best make Mack Silks, huh lustred Blaek Challies. Lustres and Mous Delaines Rich printed (all wool) Moiik Delaines Challies arid Rar^ge Delaines, in great variety Rn'li Organdie, Barege,and Jaconet Rol*es Bnght colors and mode plain Bareges aud De laines Plain Frcnch Brilliants and Percales Plain colors Ciavellas and Spring-style Poplins DiichI?, a light seasonable fabric Best French printed Jaconets and Brilliauls White Brilliants, from 12^ to 31 '4 cents Best makes new styles Ginghams Delvige*. Chambrays and plain Lustres English Prints of new styles, in great variety, at cents Rieh Chintz oolors best French Oigandics White Goons, in great variety. Plain Swiss, Viusook and Jacouct Muslins Plaid and striped Muslins Small-figuredami rich Brocade Swiss Muslins Plaid and striped Jacouct, Nausook aud Swiss M uslins W lute Tarlefons, Illusions, anil Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the l>cst makes) very cheap Liuen Cambric, and Bishop I.awns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for Ladies' use New York, Bates, At wood, and other good makes Shirtings White Cambrics (of Jonas's celebrated make) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Marseilles for Basques and Bonnet Card Shirt Bosoms and shirt Collars. Embroideries. French worked Muslin Collars and Sets Swiss Cambric Collars aud Sets Swiss and Lace Sleeves and Sets lloniton and Maltese Lace Collars Swiss Cambric and Dimity Bands Embroidered Linen Cambric Hdkfs. Also, new st\les I .ace and Silk Mantillas Stella ?nd White Crape Shawls Plain and rich figured Uonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring, Neapolitan, aud other Skeleton Skirts Spring assortment of Bajon's Kid Glores Taffeta Silk, black laccand Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for ladies and children Gents !>est English Half-hose, riblied and plain do Lisle thread and fancy cotton do. A good assortment rf Silk Cravats and Ties Suspenders, Silk and l.inen 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-furnishing Dry Goods. Domostio Goods for servants wear of the heaviest makes. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable goods at low prices. . _ ap8-tr . JOHN H. SMOOT. NEW FOREIGN SPRING GOODS.-The subscribers respectfully 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 theirspecial trade. They also keep constantly on hand the best quali ties of Army and Navy Goods?Epaulettes, Swords, SNishes, ttold Laces. Ac. They sJso invite attention to their Foreign and Do raefii?C burnishing Go<>ds, of the best manufacture and latest style. H. F. LOCDON A CO., r-unm j.r Arm' an<1 Nav* Tailors. ?. feh27->dtf under Brown's Hotel. A CAR B"? Ladies' Crape or Merino Shawls . B LE AC H E D or DYE D AN Y CO LOR. A Iso, all lundsof Dross Goods, Neapolitan or Straw B?n ifvoi. J?. ^Gentlemen's Clothing RL Dy ED or CLEANSED rtt the shortest notice. Hie subscriber, thankful for past favors, assures all who patronise hiin that no expense shall be spared to ploase them. , , 219 south side of Pennsylvaniaavenue,between 12th ami ISth streets, opposite Gautier's K* ap20-lm* L. J. DEMI AM. pLOCKS! CLOCKS!! CLOCKS!!-Jnst .vpened this day, a gr?*at many uew *'B CliOCKS. Good Timepiooes, warranted, asF1 IOAlt5*CIOCK MATERIALS, such as Oils,| sZSi.'Sc"obI^Son-s p 8 ? great Clock Emporium, 349 op?<>-it# *p3-2m Browns Hotol. I74SHING TACKLE.?HOOKS, LINES, RODS, t Reels. Ac., a complete outfit just received at the Housefurnishmg Store, 490 7th ftrcef. r KAINvIS* Pianos. &r. WO. MKTZRRC 'T'l' II AS J i st RKri^ii rn . a new stipplt of Baeon ?P.KCKIN ??'> \ i:w sca i. k pr \ \ (?s. wh,* ceived the first premium (i.nbl Me<fal> ,|lTe 1 (* many Fairs over the best makers m \ i Bosron, Philadelphia,and Baltimore. ??>rk. Thtir name has been established for many reir* ever> town in this^country as the l.est P,?IM, man., facturers. (. all a?w1 see th^m nt thr Mnmc tVp?t corner ?>f |lth and Pcnn. avenue, where the* will i? sold at the most reasonable terms. np >? ]>L\NO FORTE INSTRUCTION. Mr. W. II. PALMKR continues to add new mem \Vr.V' ? Apply to Mr. PAL-w* a?I nt Rooms over Farnhain'.f^"?yVf Tuesday. Wednesday. Fn" ? I I ? ?i'Lro. betwccu2aud b p. in. l rr"^ per_guartcr. ap 2Vtf V of Mn.^lV{*,C-~Mr"- FK AN KLIN. Tether <rl.Ml irl ^?.,..h8y,n.lVaaV't>'ur? ,<vr * tew IlK.o ..f i1uyty thone ]<adies wiio are desirous to fTV? L !? , ,n Ba l!W1 *'??"*. or f?i>era Music. know.VariVrms made ami Tmh a.-7J. rh xr"' *? K *treet. between 9th Metilprou! 8 Mu,l? 8tor?? Mr. Davis. and iptj >111 ( J.OLD MEDAL PREMIUM ? WILLIAM KsW?? F?fir?S (Senior partner in the late farm of Kxabe. Gaehlr & Co.. Continue*i the manufacture and sale of rrnurf and Tr. 'I Ai? fortes, u^rthe ?2L?^l?: of \\ ill tain Knabe A Co.. at the old stand Nos. J. 3, 5 and 7 North Eutaw street op- III I posite the Eutaw House, Baltimore. v 'L7 !??? al#? "Pf n,*d a "*w R'H.m at No Jin La. ti more street, between Charles and Lisht afreets, on the premises partly occupied by Mr. Henry AloCa fiery as a music store, where tin** wnl keep constantly on IniKi a iarge assortment of plant and highly-finished grand and square Piano Fortes ? also. Milvdcous, from the I .est makers, from 4 to i fictave, some with double key-hoards, dooblo reed and stops to suit small churches. Ileitis extensively encaged in the manufacture of Pianos, we will soil wliolcsaJeand retail, on the most literal terms. Our Pianos were awarded the highest premium (?nld medaltat the Fairs of the .Man land Institute two successive yenrs?Octofier. 1R55, and K*>?in op position to fourteen nnd eighteen pianos from s.iiio of the l?cst makers from New York, lioston and Hal timoro. \\ e were also awarded the first premium at tna Industrial Exhibition held 4n Richmond, Vir ginia, 1K55 and IR56. They have also I teen awarded the highest premium (silver medal) at the Metro polit.-in Mechanics' I- air lor 1877. In addition to tms we are in possession of test i mo uut.s from the most di8tniEui.?hed professors nml amateurs in the country, winch can lie seen .it our warerooms. speaking for themselves and others ot the high appreciation iu which our instruments aie every where held. All instruments are guaranteed for five years, and a privilege ?d exchange is granted within the first six months from the day of sale if the instruments do nut give entire satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their advance to give us a ca. Iicforc purchasing. Pianos exchanged, hired, and tuned. mar Ifi-lv WM. KNABE 1 CO. I^HUAP SECOND-HAND PIANOS.-We have in More six PIANOS, some of which have In-en used only a few months by mciu \ tiers ol Congress' families, and are now f.<i? ??ile very low, fwmg great Istrgainn: ^ Pianos, ver> prett> cimcs. at $IW cacli 2 do common, at each 2 do lieautiful rosewood cases, scarcely soiled Oie few months use they received, at $2nn each 2 do at $175 each. These Pianos are really great bargains.and all per sons in quest of a reliable Piano and a great bargain sli? ??ild uali and see th^m. Also.alwajs on hand, the largest, most oomplefe. and reliable st-ck of NEW PIANOS of any estab lishment in tnia city. 0t ,aS,<iOHNMF*x*i>,"1" *8 Pa. ar^ bet. 9th arnl |f>th sts. pROPOSALS FOR WOOD AND COAL. Office Secretary or Sexat* Exited States.* April 27,1*57. \ Sealed proposals will he received at this office un til 12o'clock m. on Momtav, the 4th of May next. f..r furnishing and delivering in the vauits of the Capi to|t on or liofor? the first day of November Bfzt. oik vvViV-rL-'V"-"..*f ?41 11,'K-1 ot Anthracite HI I E - A > 11 i.OAIi. in lumps not less tlian thr?-o nor more than six inches in diameter, and entire ; free of slnteor other foreign substances. *?P;/or,w?humIredandlift* er>rdsof Imt III^K tlll> \\ OOD. to lie measured at the rxixmse <d in? contractor in the Capitol yard, sawml in two piece.', and properly packed away in the vaults; the w!ml< to ba subject to the inspection and approval of th S?*< retary of the Senate. S<*curii* for tin fnithfnl performance of the con tract lor liiriiishing lue above articles to th?? satis faction of the Secretary of the Senate will be in quired. Proposals may l? separate, and should be eudorsc I I rormsals for \\o<?d,** ainl "Proposals forCoa!." aud diroete?l -To the Secretary of the Senate, at ?> tlllllugtott." Ap ^.|w / i HI. 1IRI.D PHV >I('I A \ wiii'je Un'i: i if j I lie have nearly run out, di*co\ cred while in /the East Indies, a certain cure for Consmnp'mn, I Asthma, LriinchitiK, Coughs, Colds, and General I lability. I he remedy was discovered b> faint J when Ins only child, a daughter, was given up t-? ".??hintdo as raueii g<?id a? possililt>, ho will f*nd to such of his afflicted fellow lieings as request it. tins recipe, wiiiifull and explicit diree tions for mafcincc it up and successfully using il. He requires each applicant to eneloso him on? shilling?three rents to Ik? returne<l as postage on the Jecipc. and th? remainder to l>e applied to t'ifsj ptjm-ti1 o| this ? K-ertiseinent. Address |?r. If.l JAMES, No. l'J Oiaud st., Jerse) City, N.J. npK Im /JREAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF HOOTS AND GAITERS. ? - I have oncomnusiMoa, for a Phila delphia manuf-ieturer, a first nte "?L Peggwl CALF-SKIN BOffTtl full *s cikhI as llidw ? "; ?'dly sold at *5 or ft,; and a Frenwh Calf PAT ^ H GAITER at ?3.v?. as g.-nl any at $r?: a first rate CALF GAITER at fAVi: these are the lM>st go??ls tliat is tor ever was) solri in the District for t he price: for the priK?f. o?.ine and see for vourself. Terms positively cash. No extra prohr charged to eff?>ct Ind debts. Call at the NEW VOHK H AT STORE. Seventh sTreet and Pent s> l vama avenue. Rest R1CHERS for gentlemen Jtl. ??-? ANTHONY. Agent. ?2:U?Pennsylvania avenue. *yf ntar romtr ? f\3tk Strcd. H. STINi:MKTZ having made arrangements wit h a Company of Hatters to t?e fur nished with the most ponnlnr styles '.'/.^V'-ElSKIN ,v\D HEAVER HA rS. will hereafter mak-? a dis count of 12)* per oent upon the actual mnrke* price, making tlieHat sold lor ."?4(aiid not unfreqneatly for ^5t the low price of a slight varia Hon m quality 93. and for $2.3>'a su- ^-13^ perior quality for the money. To make this system eflectual. he will keep no books, but sell exclusive ly for Cash ox Deli veky, which cannot fail l?eing advantageous to the purchaser, thereby eneNing him to buy for cash and sell at a small profit, meeting with no losses by Imd debts. r ?wwVle\rK,'.T UAlrf5- CAPS, and STR AW GOODS, for Men. Itoys. Misses and Infants' wear Persons are invited to aall and examine our stock, at 236 reiins) .vama Avenue, near ooruer of 13th Street. apll-tf GENTLEMEN'S READY-MADE " .. CLOTHING. _ ^ OF I- IJtE OCALITT. d ii? extensive variety of READ i -M ADE GARMENTS, of ail grades, for Spring and Summer wear, offers great inducements to citizens and strangers wish ins an immediate out ht at moderate prices. Also, SHIRTS and UNDER GARMENTS in gnvtf 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 10th sts. *P 24 (Intel*News) SP. HOOVER'S IRON HALL BOOT. SHOE ? ANDTRUNK ESTABIJSHMENT.griTtO 32n north side or Pennsylvania avenue, be ?rl tween 9th and bth streets.?I have this day^"a??* received of J. W. MoCurdy A Son. HI Chestnut st., Philadelphia, Pa., a splendid assortment oI Ladies , Misses' and Children's G AIT E R S , BOOTS, SLIPPERS and BL SKIN TIEs,all colon, shapes and styles, all for the spring trade. Those wishing a g?>od and cheap article will do well to call and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere, as I am determined to sell cheap for the CM^"to4^fTRyUNKS and BAGS i* the latest in this city. <apS> S. t. HOOVER. NOTICE OF I MPOR T A NC E .-WINES. Bran oiks, fixk Segars, Ac.?The sulworiber begs to inform the public that he will sell his fine stock of Wines, Brandies, Liquors. Segars and fine Groceries at very reduoed prices. They are not to I* equalled by any other stook in this city. The trad- is respectfully solicited to call and examine my stock. I^me invoices are now on their way here, which will be sold low for cash. All good* guaran tied. JONAS P. LEVY, ap 21-tf No.SCT Ps. av. op. National Hotel. Mantels, NEW AND BEAUTIFUL STYLE. manufactured from Slate Stone, by the West Castls ton Slate Company, Vt. These Mantels are enamel ed in imitatiou of the richest and most expensive EGYPTIAN. LISBON, VERD AN Till IT ? PtIRPHERV, PYRENF.ES. BROCATELLAj AGATE. SPANISH GALWAY. and other rara aed desiraWe MARRIVES. The imitations are so perfect that thejr challenge the closest scrutiny, rhey are so highly soli shed that they retain their lieauty much longer tnan marble ; are not injured smoke, c.?al gas. or acids, and can be sold ssacb cheaper than any others m market. Pnee ranting from 1125 to fl?. * Architects, Builders, and others are invited to aall and examine samples at No. 512 Seventh street. 3 doors below Odd Fellows' Hail, up stairs. sept 12?ly T.M. HANSON, Aient.