Newspaper of Evening Star, May 8, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 8, 1857 Page 1
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? ? . , , . i * " ? ? *1 * it ? ? in i ? ? ? VOL. IX. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1857. NO. 1,343. , ' ? ? i the evening star IS pfBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EICEPT SUSD1T.) AT THE STAR BIT1LDINGS, Ccrm*r *f Ptmmjvlrami* avtmw, and lit* tintt, Br W. D. WALLACH. ami >? served to snbsorihers by earner* at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agfa-*. papers served id package* at 31% cents per mooth. To n*ul subscribers the subscriptioa pnoe is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year t? adtamce, TWO DOLLARS for aiz m<>eths, and ONE DOLLAR for three month*; for lf?? than three month* at the rate of 12X oenta a week. CJ*' SINGLE COPIBS ONE CENT. WHO IS HE? A XE W YORK BROADWAY SELL BT JACK BRAi'h " Who is your friend, Jack?*' ?? Capuin Knight." " And who is Captain Knight ?" ' A well-dressed gentleman, win/' " ^P0^* a magnificent beard, and has irre pr'whahle manners,'" added Charles. ,l I know ail that. But tell me something more. I ain satisfied you can, for I hare seen you talk to bun. and noticed a look of inquiry and intelli fence in his deep. black eyes that puzzled me. n fact, tho man ha* an air of mystery beneath bis easy and rather winning address, which has *0 provoked my intense enriosity." " He is a sailor. I knew him some yeirs ago in New Orleans, since when he has been va riously engaged in his profession. For two J ears lie has been absent on a venture in the acific. and has. I believe, made money.*' 1 -h<?uld think an, by tho way he spends it," said Charley, " why, he wears a single diamond worth fire thousand. Yet, they say he was poor enough when he left New York/' ?4Ours is the day of sudden fortunes, you know." '? Come none of your mysteries with me. Mas ter Jack. I want the story, and something tell# me you know all about it. I havo seen that man's eye upon yo? more than once, and you are cither possessed of some secret, the f tfnty of which tic doubts, or he suspects you know more than he would have you. ' " And is that your conclusion, most saga cious Teller, of othor men's thoughts* Must every well dressed gentleman, with a dark beard, who had followed the sea. be a Corsair' ,\nd must every attorney to whom he may have .-untitled a suit, bo the rei>usitory of his dread secret?' " Badinage won't answer your turn. Jack, nor is Sue dress and a gentlemanly appearance on Broadway a certificate ol moral character 1 Why, if the pedestrians of that thoroughfare were compelled to carry a window in their b->aoins. or to yublish their biographies, we should have a record ot romance and rascality, farcical, melo-dramatic. and tragical, which would begger all the creations ol novolists from Eugene Sue and Bulwer to Ned Buntline." Well. Charley, if it is a story you want, eoone along to Florence's, and let us have 3ome oyster* and hot stuff to make it palatable." We were soon stowed away in comfortable quarters, and Charley, proposing to play the i host, ordered a plentiful supply of those good things which Sherman knows so woll how to provide. "Now, go on. Jack," said my friend, when the waiter had left us. '? Well, once upon a time " 44<Jo to thunder''* " I accept the amendment. Seriously, then about si* months ago, a clipper brig wap moving along under easy sail in the neighborhood of the Bahamas fcho was armed, and a number ol her crew, who were lounging idly on deck, would have bespoken her a man-of-war, but for the want of apparent order and discipline 1 among thein They wero nevertheless a fierce hardy set. Over the taflra.il. gazing apparent ly at the ships's wake, was the liHie, athlet ic, and elegant form of her captain. In his dark eyes, waose smothered fire still glowed visibly, was a world of speculation; no lines of thought had wrinkled his hard, marble brow; but about the firm m<<uth played occasionally these pas?ions which find there an index, and ' which even the steruest iron will cannot always curb?an habitual sneer, however?hypocrisy'* favorite veil?instmtly hid the record. " A true portrait'" exclaimed Charley " Well, we will leave our captain to his con templations, and glance at his less polished crew, where, perchance we shall glean more imformation There was an animated group near the mainmast, whose conversation may enlighten us. ' It 's slap up in the skipper to give us a jolly good blow out, before we part, boys. I mind parting with our tight little eraft more nor I thought, though," "'Why can't we lay her up, until oar cruise ashore is over, and then hoist again"' said one of the younger sailors. "Cause you know* nuthin about it, Johnny Raw." aaid a rough old salt. '' No barkey ever krospered the second cruise. We jist scuttle ner. and down she goes to Davy's locker, and not a stick to tell a tale agin us " You may say that. Toiu .Scupper. We've mule clean worli ??T it; there ain't a stick or a bale that fl >ats on the sea to tell where five gallant ships with their crews have gone to." ,-'>ur captain'a Davy's own boy, with his ct?ld face, and red hot eyes, and devilish smile," added another. ?' I hadn't a doubt he'd Send his brother over the side with a couple of thirty twos to his feet, and keel-baul his father." "Avast' led ay there!" exclaimed ho who ?i< der-i^nated m Tom Scupper. " llo's made uur wha>-k (or 11s and. by ?d, there shan't b? any mutiny while wo re under orders." ? llaul in your \lrtrk. Tom."' said a bolt). re? k- , less young sailor. " We've been bloody pirates, I ku<>w but I should feel easier if some things hsdn t been done I mind how that old man arid his two daughter begged on hoard on th** II id iaiuan. They swore ou a bible never to tell ??n us, and offered more money than the ship was worth to put them ashore. " Twould?i't do, Will, to make any Veptioiu*. They'll all l,eg and swear, and then peach, and bang us," sai l Tom Scupper '? Ves' but Tom, we might at least have drown- i ed them together, as they asked, when they ?aw we hadn't any mercy in us. 'Twas too ; bad to use them girls a* we did, and then pitch em over to bunt for the old man." Wknr ' Mr Parson, 'snoae we pitch you over to rrea<*h to the sharks, ek ! " Tina wit said with an emphasis of dark and tnreatemng looks that made even the reckless sailor blant'h. ' Iu a word, Charley, you will understand that I have carried you In imagination on l->ard a pirate craft, where, after a successful cruise, they were preparing to sink their ship. | an I scatter over the world to riot on their blood- ' gotten gains. I ou will also understand that their career had been one of retention and all deatxuymg cruelly. While tne conversation was going on among his men, the captain still maintained his listless ? attitude, yet not a word had escaped hi* acute , hearing; and when the concluding threat was j mile, a cold, sardonic smile played for an | instant around his mouth It had scarcely ] passed away, when an individual, who emerged tnjfla the force part of the brig, approached. 1 His step was soft and noiseless a.- a cat s, and an ' observer would have said, when he paused ' within two feet of the captain, that bis presence I was unknown, yet, e'er lie could utter a sylla- J hie. his superior, without changing position, ?aid in a low. quiet distinct tone: '* W'ell. i* it done. Antonio ?" " Si, fiigMur*,'' replied the other. " And are you sure there is no mistake?" '? None. Capttano mio. I swear it by the noly Virgin." said the Italian. ' And l.y the holy devil, you shall havsyour reward Hutone word more; you can steer, Antonio, though in the breeze, the brig steers herself. Wh?m dinner is piped, you will relieve I th- man at helm Keep her on her course, and 1 don t leave your station under any circum stance*. unless you hear my bell ring." '? ???. *iqnor* i'upttumt. ' *ow K'>and hurry the boys with the grub " j On the l?erth deck of the brig, the bulk-bead which separated the cabin having been knock ed away, stretched f??re tt0d aft a long tabic with "eats enough for the whole crew The ~rvice was rich though ill-matched Most abundant were the driuking vessels of every ???hai*. size aud material, from Bohemian alan to honest English r^wu-r. while beakers flasks and .lev.inters fllleil with the most p?it^?t spir its, the most choice wines, and rarest cordials w*re abundant. Even iu the viaotU, which wer- "ub-r.inti*l and plenty, there was an un Wfu'el display of taste. * Jew minutes after the et>uversation bc ?w??-n the captain ani bu Italian ooJl, which aj yoq aiay sufawe, to th? preparation of the repwt be was about to offer to hie crow on the conclusion of their cruiKe, the loud shrill note* of the boatswain's whistle were heard might bcTexpeeted thai mignt dc expected, the crew went below and ranged themselves in something like order SR? I? f?Vef^anJ". ? Notauian? however, twk hi- ^at ,?r ? If?,1|,llD6 "m?n? cSaii whi h , Uch^d an articlc until, the ?be he^:nh^dK?reV,?US,{ Placed himiieIf ?t head of the table. gave the word to " fall to." tn A commenced a scene I shall not attempt to describe the rude, wild, savage jests and kSIS I07' j110 biMsts of lawless joedJ, the bln-Hlj legends and fearful oaths. With hi* ao'nelt,ul?s ,lmw!" chilled their ruffian blood, and hi? demon-like eyes that S'- 0-h, ??J IZ'i now glared with cruel speculation, their captain rCVe.'- Yet *r? il reaoheait? i height, he rone, and in a clear calm voice, do mandod attention. In an instant all was hushed. and every eye win fixed upon him. (ientlemen Rovers, our cruise is up. and we are about to part. There is not a wreck on .e ?*oan to tell our deuds. and thoir evidence bw,M N?om do?bti " Hunewas the reply of all. ;; ' continued he, "I propose oath." i U*ref.- . w*s ,he Kener?l response. Rise ! he exclaimed. Kvery man wad to this feet in a moment Draw your knives!" The weapons glittered in each hand 44 The point* to your hearts !" Each one held the steel to his bottom, a;i if about to drive it home. M Wo swear, by wind and wave, by blo.nl and steel, never to betray a .hip-mate, or to reveal a deed, we have seen sinco the cruise began; we will be swung up without a word or shot down without a sign that can injure him; we will not even claim his acquan tanee, though wo be in extremity, unless he throw out a signal; and we will pursue to death wherever he can be found and slay, on land or water, tho man who turns traitor. We s1wear . andwe seal wit/tour heart's hlood ?Strike exclaimed the leader; and each man drove the blade deep enough to puncture his bosom, and kissing its blood Gained point returned it to its sheath ? Now. gentlemen. our arrangements are all made, said the captain. ? the treasure is divi ded and each man's share will be handed over m tho morning ; we shall be near land, if this weather holds, everything will go well. YoU are all marked down for the different boats and officers appointed to oach, with instructions how to steer, and what to do. The bri* we will sink in a thousand fathoms, where resur rections won't find her- And now, my lad< are you satisfied'" * ' A unanimous shout of approval was the reply, i mate-"> one bumper before we part. Here, ' said he, " is a runlet of the old rum we took from the red nosed Bishop who was so foolish as to trust himself and his treas ures afloat, and here," drawing cover troin a basket " are the golden goblets he said were dedicated to the Virgin?they have been allot ted to my share; but take one of them, each of you. and keep it in remembrance of your captain." J Hi? generosity was hailed with applause, and two men arose at his signal, one distributing the goblets and the other filling them with rich strong, fragrant old Jamaica rum, the captain helping himself from a flask at his side Every man rose to the captain s toast: Ilcre b a Rover's life ! Gold to him who has the courage to win it and the soul to spend Here's to th* sea that tell no tale*: The breeze that fills the rover's sails." Every bumper was quaffed to the bottom and wild and long was the shout with which this congenial sentiment was hailed. Excusing him?elf by alleging the necessity of watching the brig'i course, the captain now went on deck, an I ?ommending them to that fre* indulgence which he well knew required no p -essing. *? Well, Antonio, they have drank vour tamper." " I saw it,' said the Italian, his eyes (Flitter ing like a snake's. "No doubt, manure Capita/to. Listen how they shout. In five minutos not a tongue will wag But I shall have one-half. you promised." " One-th >/. Antonio; but don't trouble you r solf man, it will be enough. There is iuoro than you think." " Antonio is satisfied, Capita no mio," said thf man. Tho two proceeded to converse some time asi to the details of their anticipated cseiiiie while the revellers in the cabin grew more !iuief_ There was a rattling of plate, a crack ing.of furniture, a few deep moans, and heavy tails as of drunken men. and and all fxlov, was still ns death ' The Italian grew pale, and crossed himself nervously. A wild light of demoniac triumph gleamed for an instant in the captain s eyes j arid a hitter smile passed over his countenance. ?V htle Antonio was still trembling be felt his companion's hand placed lightly aud calmly on his shoulder 44 See jj^>u yonder cloud, Antonio ?" he a-k ed, punting to tho horizon " Wo are nearer land than you thought That is the shore, and we will rcach it to-night. Go below and gather the gold goblets; butlet everything else alone? we have enough here." And he touched an iron-hound chest, placed between the binnacles. The Italian complied, with evident reluc tance. and in a few minutes returned with the articles, but pale and livid ao a ghost, his knees smiting each other. - Courage, man ! we shall soon be clear of her,, said the captain, who had turned the brig s bead to the shore which he had pointed out. In less than an hour the shore became clearly defined and preparations were made for leaving the vessel. The chest, by means of a whip or pulley, was got into the stern boat, which was one of Francis's life boats, and the tackles were made all clear. Taking an axe. the cap tain went down into the fore nold, where large holes bad been already made in the bottom A few blow* knocked out the temporary stop pers, and the water rushed in furiously. The boat was now quickly lowered, and the two survivors, pulling off some distance, watched the late of their abandoned bark and her poi soned crew. In half an hour she had settled until the water ran in at her ports ; in a few minutes she keeled over, and, with a plunge and a groan, sank forever beneath the blue | waters, never to rise a witnoss until the sea gives up its dead ! ? ? ? * * The next morning a coasting vessel picked up a life boat with one seeming half drowned passenger. He was TH* Captain ! Where was Antonio? " And do you mean this as the history of Captain Knight?' asked Charley ' suht}. as the Spaoiad says. I know Knight reappeared a few weeks alter I saw tho announcement about the boat in a Southern PaP*r- ?e was flush, and paid me very liber ally a fee of some years standing.% And pray how did you learn all this Mas ter Jack.' professionally, eh?" '' J erjuM>:* the "host of Antonio revealed it." Look here Master Jack, that sell won't go." Not quite so well as your punch and oys ter s, ijiarley. But I will give you a good piece of advioe, old boy, Take ears how you dnuk rum trith Captain Knielu." 44 Out of a golden roblct. eh! Jaek?" I New York Suuday Jhspateh Coxkt 9fKIJCK.?A lady In Owen country, lowj. ha? ItfrcMiv derangftt from dwelling with morbid apprehea?lon? upon the predicted colli sion with the comet. Iu Aadover. last year, *.*> premium were olT*??d to tlie boy who would destroy the largest niinH?* r of caterpillar'* ae?ta. Tbe ronvquenrp wa-c-iO.fltiO ae*U were de*troyed. This year, fl5 are ottered Ui similar premiums. T^ls IS a good plan. OFFICIAL. Treascrt Department, March 12,1MT. Notice is hereby given to holder* of stock of the lotos of the United Suites, that this department will purchase the same until the 1st day of June next, unicss the sum of $l,S*M>00 shall l>e previously ob tained, and wiU pay, in addition to the interest ac crued froin the date of the last semi annual dividend of interest thereon, together with one day's addi tional interest for the money to reach 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 1847 and 1B48, a premium of 16 per cent.; and for the stock of 1850, commonly called Texas Indemnity Stock, a premium of ti per cent. Certificates of stock transmitted to the depart ments, under this notice, must bo assigned to the United States, by the party duly entitled to receive the proceeds. Payment for the stocks so assirned and 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, whioh should be expressed in the letters accompa nying the certificates. HOWELL COBR, mar 13-dtlstJnne Secretary ofthe Treasury. FOE EENT AND SALE. Ha N PSO.M K WELL-SITU ATE P A N 1> COM MODIOIS KRtCK DWELLING, WITH OK WITHOUT THK FURNITURK, AT PRI VATE SALF.?I have for sale, near the <'ity Hall, a fi'iir-storv BRICK DWELLING HOUSE.about 2fi feet front and ?0 feot deep, with lack building and basement or cellar, nearly new and in good condition, which I am authorized to sell at private sale, at such price and on such terms a* will ensure a great l*?r gain in a rapidly-improving part of the city. An ar rangement can be m-ulo for the purchase ol the Furniture, which is first class, from the tenant now in the house. Gas and water, with laith room and other conveniences, fronting as it. does a public square, render this property most desirable. For further particulars call on the subscriber, st his Auolion ami Commission House, oorner of 7th andPstreets. A.GREEN, ma* 4 fit Auctioneer. l/OR SALE.? Yu OK NAM ENTA L COTTAGE I in the thriving village of Blooinington, Allegha nv county, Maryland, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, within a stone's throw ofthe station at which four trains stop dailv. This desirsMe ronntr> residence contains n rooms, 4 on a floor, a kitehon, and out-houses, is newlv built, and will lie sold low or exchanged for Washington City property. I he location at the junction of the Potomac and Savage Rivers, in the romantic and wild region ol the .Vte ghanr. recommends this property to the attention k>f such as mav desire to purchase a pleasant, resort fc>r health and recreation for the Summer months. Bloooimgton is distant thirl> miles from Cumlier land and two miles from Piedmont, the principal sta tion of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. For further information,address S. L. GOt \ KR NEUR, Jr., Washington City, 1). C. may ? fit* F^OR SALE, at a Itfirgain, a new and desirable I?rick DWELLING HOUSE, together with a Lot adjoining it on the south, and richly set with shrubbery, fruit trees, vines, flowers, \e.. situated on the northeast corner of 4th street west and M st. north,and in a rapidly improving part of the city. The view i* commanding, and has made the location very desirable. Price, $2.??: one-tlurd in cash, the Imlance in two years with interest. . Also for sale, a large and convenient Brick Dwell ing. No. 4.77. and situated on the west side of Itjth street, between E and F streets north. Applv at No, 512(2d story)7th street. POLLARD WEBB, may fi tf Real Estate Agent. Building lots for sale?in squared, LOTS 1, 2.3, 4. i. and south half 17. I hesu Lots front on G street south, and tth andStli streets east, and are a par' of the square on which the Elienezer Methodist Church stands. They lie midway be tween the Capitol and Navy Yard, convenient to Market, and are but one square from the Baptist Church and Christ Church. . Thoy will lie snl>divi ded to suit purchasers. This is a rare opportunity lor persons to secure a handsome Lot at alow price and on vory easv terms. Terms l?t dollars cash in hand; a liberal credit for the deferred payments. JOHN G. ADAMS, Grooer, cor. nth and L sts., Northern Liberties, may 2 colt* LMIR SALE.?A DESIRABLE FARM, in the r District of Columbia, one-and-a-half miles from the city limits, containing 1*1 acres of Land, with first-rate improvements, including a Grist-Miii. It adjoins the well known farm of " Guborp, belong ing to G. Washington Young, Esq. }? or furt her par ticulars inquire of II l*G II H. S\V KEN^ , \\ ashing - ton, or GEO. D. LIVINGSTON, on the premises. ap24-e<?2w 17*OR S ALE?On accommodating terms, three now and comfortable BRICK |)\\ ELLINGS, Nor. 2!?1,2'ii, and 2<5, situated on the west side of New Jersey avenue. Is'twecn F and G streets mTth. Prine for each $1.and wiU bo ?old separately to different persons, oral 1 to one person, if wanted. Mso, for sale at low prices, two comfortable FRAME DWELLINGS, Nog. llfi and H?, situated on north side of East Capitol street, and near the <*"**? No- ""BJ JfSJ k'iV1 ? kb'b, ap30 1m Real Estate Agent. URI ti STORE FOR SALE.?It is an old and well established stand, doing an excellent busi ness, and is as eligibly located as any in Washington. Address " IlenryOtho," over reai name, through the City Post Office. ap 23-1 in I7M>R SALE.?Two BRICK HOUSES,contain ing cizht rooms each, situated on C street, be tween 4S and ?>th streets. Also, three FRAME HOUSES and lino BUILDING LOTS.mi a?;<i-om dHting terms. Apply to G EO. W. GAR Rl*< I I. comer of 7th and 0 streets south. No. SB. np 22 lin I^OR RENT.?That commodious and well fin islicd HOUSE on the comer of Massachusetts avnuo and '?tb street, is now for rent at J?4nn? year, payable monthly. Apply, by letter or m person, to WM. STICK NEY. (Into!) ?P 15 I.VlR S\LE OK RENT.-THE DESIRABLE I R ESI HEM' E *?ii the corner of I- and 21st sis., together with the Grounds surrounding it. I he House contains sixteen rooms, has gas throughout, aisl lurnaoe. The stable will le? sold or rented with the house if desired. The lot the house stands on is Vi by t-W'-et, but the purchaser can have more 'a aI'so!f"rsiie-The LOT OF G R< ?UN D on t he corner of F and I'Jth streets,mid I.O I Son I mil,near F street. Apply to CI1UBB BROIHERS. ap3-tf_ AV A LU A LE FA R M FO R S AI. E-.S12V acres of g.ssl FARMING LAND, situated in the County of Fauquier, Virginia, on tho Alexandria and Orange Railroad, a few yards Iroin Warrenton Junction: within nine milos by Railroad from the Count? Seat, ami only two hours travel from tho cities of Washington and Alexandria. The I- arm is in a high state of enltiv*tion, and is abundantly sup plied with water and timber, and has much excellent meadow land. Churches. Mills, and good neiehbors within a short distance. For lurther information apply to JAMES MORROW, Esq., on the place, or to the subscriber at his Broker s Office, noar Bsr,'a W""""ROBl'iiT MOB ROW. FARM FOR SALE.-A I ARM, containing 1?> acres, of land, more or less, situated immediately upon the Washington and Brookville Tnrnpike,about 1/miles from Washington, together wit h stock, con sisting of 20 head of Hogs, Cows. Heifers. Horses. Wagon. Hay, Carriage, Harness, Plows. Harrows, and Farming Utensils generally, the Crop in the ground, Straw. Hay. Ac. It is well watered,having a spring in every field. An unfailing stream of water runs through the premises. There is a good frame dwelling-honse and outhouses necessary to farm ing purposes. There is also an Orchard on the place, altout one third ofthe huid is in timber, o?k, hickory, A For further information inquire of BENJAMIN ROllKKR, onrner of Bealt nnd Montgomery sts.; (iEO. W. liOHRER, or. of HiRh?nd Gay streets, Georgetown, D. C.,orMf? HARI , on the prem ises. . ? " ICE. LJ. MIDDLETON, ICE D E ALE R, Office and Depot?Soutliwest corner of F and 12th Streets. Washington. apll-tf ICR! ICE!! ICE!!!?'The undersignod respectful ly inform his friends and the public generally, that he is now prepared to furnish .ainiliea and others) through the season) with tho best qualitv of ICE, delivered in any part of Washington ami George town, ami guarantees to give entire satisfaction. Orders to be left with Kidweli k Lavrknce, corner 14th street and Poun*)Ivania avenue; Geo. F. Kidwell it Co., 14th street; J. B. Moork, Drug gist, Peuna. avenue, Itetwoen 19th and $?th streets ; Georok SiBTZ.New York avenue, tietweeu l?th and llth streets; Robt. A. Fay.k. Druggist, oomer 4th and Mass. avenue; and with the sulwcrioer, No. 3 First street, Georgetown, where Ice can be had at all times. *p7tf T.N. KI DWELL. ICE?ICE?ICE.?For sale 2,yw? to 3,<*m tons of PURE ICE at the Hockley Mill, near tlie Relay House, on the Washington Railroad. It can be sent in oars either to Baltimore or Washington. Apply to ROBT. C. WRIGHT, Patterson st. ap 23 2m ? Baltimore. WOOD AND COAL DK POT. ? AI way ? on hand the bent qualities of Wood and Cos] tliftt can be obtained in the maxket. Fair weight and inon sure may l>e relied on in all oases, and the prioe as low as the best article will admit. Coal kept under oover?2,24? lbs. to the ton. T. J. A. W. M. GALT, N. W. eor. of 12th and G street. No. M7, ap 7-tf one square aouth of the Avenne. OCK9! CLOCKS!! CLOCKS!!?Just opened ftJ.OCKS! CLOCKS!! CLOCKS!!-Justo| V/ this day, a great many new styles ni CLOCKS. Good Timepieces, warranted, as low a*? l so. Also, CLOCK MATERIALS,such as Oils, i AUCTION SALES. TBy JAS. C. McGlTI RE, Auctioneer. SALKOK THK KNTIRE FIR Oi, ti-lxiu v " l>MT?R*a Hotel." Rt lOnVi,L,L ^ j ? ! L ,12' commencing 7LI-! cl,ock' ?Bnd oontinai'J* from day to diy until V?!Li *l'? 13 ?J'?Po??d of.) I "iiail sell, by virtue ol a f gof tr,,rt^ured October ? K aWreJJXl iS ru>r I', A" ' /* ?-*??' folios 285, et se?? tiie supe WiW Ji" R'.m1 "",I ??ck of liquor* and . c",ntR,netl 'I1 <?'? Hotel .it the corner of l.on "Dcxter^H^ri'V? Sover1"' ?treet, end known as ? s Hotel," oomprising in part? P.?no-forte, stools, and oover niture ? BUpenor Rosewoid and Parlor Fur Thl2SilBMc&uCh"^ate i,,er GUuse8' w,lh WaindSkin^riblesKany Marble t?P Ce?tro' Sofa SlXl?*?rV!~iCIrPt and Brussels Carpet*, Rugs, hall, omi tChoSli ** Carpet"' * Oil cloth through Kightdor.en mahogany hair-sprins Ciiairs ,r >nahonany Sofas and Lounges Maple and oak cane-seat Chairs. Rockers One hundred and four Brocatclle and Dnmask Cur tains, Cornices, A c. One hundred silt and huff Window Shades ' R,Rl W>UnUl Uod*tcmi? ?f vari ?^\hv*""Pr7m,r cur'od-Hair Mat ires.sea ifL*i!y ihv<! fT,,sk nrui Offo? Mattresses i;Yl?. i r pT',r8 8"P?r"'r Holsters ami 1'iltows .ixtj hve marble-top Dressing and plain Hnrcans Sixty-five jnarMe-top Washstands ami T..,let^re Chamber M irrors, Clocks, Stoves, and Fire Irons One h.iii.lro.1 pairs fine Wool Blanket. _ Marseilles Quilt*. sixu Comforts M-M^.,Wlr?x'',.nen ^'ie,flts?B"lster and |',||?w Slips Mahogany, Walnut, and painted Wardrobes ^n????n,f T&. L"verplatetl Table Forks and npooijs, ana I *.i >po<>ns F^vr VTHausd Castors l?ot of Table i?inttn ni^ir'.",u3t?' T*1,1""?! Hes-erl Knives

" c,,xCh-'",n': {?Ine Si'leiHMpiri. SIX Pining Tables <?!? V"*"n HininK Chairs Reading Tables, Revolving Chairs ? ?as Chandeliers and fixtures Steam Boiler, pipes, and fixtures Cod of pipe with pedestals lor heating. Marble-top Bar Counter, Liquors and Wines J?l,pcr,or French plate Mirror u.I"'/! T}fr'M nwirl.le tiling on bar floor Kitchen Range and hxturos. coppors. Ac. The above articles are all in good orilrr Tenn^hsV)'LnrfW Wi"h,n th>T nchton months und er"|nn^r^.^r?* Ca^: ?ver thfl' KU?" *??' tinner J$inna credit of two and three montli* ? ?>v<?r c!i*d't of two, four, and six months, for apt roved endorsed notes, bearing interest. I. S. Catalogues will lie famished at the sale. ap 2f? d J AS.' C. McfiVi R E.' Auctioneer! Ds,?:?W^LL* BARNARD, Auctioneers. KSIRABF.K I,<ITS ON* TilK ISLAM) AT p'"f ii,fr TnTte,part?,?; m square \c. ? r 'roitrng 21 feet seven inches on the east side of Tenth street, nnd ruunine l?ck 97 feet eleven in.-lies to a twelve feet alley. Title perfect. I Ins is one of the In'st locations on the Island, and is in a very fast improving part of the eitv. Also, Cot No.8, in square 414, lieine the lot at the comer of Kth and II street south. This, which i* into fo,w j"ti'.eS V <Jl 1C?l 8iJt *'dl '?? divided The iocation is bea?til\il, overlooking the river ?>nntr^.ne v,ewof Alexandria and the surrounding Terms hbiral,an;} ma<le known at the sale. may fa ts n AI.L it BARNARD. Anets. H. ..Hv A. CRKKN. Auetione^r. ANDsoMK Bl ll.niNG O.N TIIK ISLWl) shaHA.H|Aa'; ?!A'Wn KRIDAY, the Hth instant. 1 h?Lii f i nM ' r< !";? or "??'uediatelr nfter rllfn?^irVi House and l,ot in Sqare No. 4U*. m front of the premises, a handsome IJuildinz Lot l>e PK t .il'V'V11 Squaro No. r,42. Iron ting on south F street 2t feet, at the intersection of VireiniaavV is iie, bet ween Half street and Delaware avenue run ning I nek |?f. feet rr.ntainins 2.v- sq?are feet. Terms: One-third, cashriiaiancA hi six months for notes bearing mternst from the dar of salo n fab'eKIV\\\ n * **e<l "f trl!Ht ,nken- Title indispu mav 4^1 C?UVe>tU1CO *lAthr ^^th.e purct""' r. inay? q A. faRhEN. Auctioneer. By A. CRKKN, Auctioneer. I>rRF.TC SACK OF IMPROVED I'ROpKR. at *ZV\ZJ*FL'L*yr,;-?.a W HAY,th?8th inst.. ar -jo flock p. m., in front of the premises, I shall "tl>-r for sale, at public auction, a valuable lot of 'rr ll02.um,Ml "de of Maryland av.-nue, ? *rnf o S ? K'roe^*? iu suunro 402, beine a w-iri/ihl'? Bradley's sulidivisjoii, together n ""P^-^nts, consisting of a two-story I nme Dwelling, mljoinmg th* store of |?. M |var tV?"V^lnln.lr,in,Ci n r,M,lnH'* hnishwl garret, and a i 1? 1 , riie'lwe'lmg rents lor Jf |o per month. The Lots contain al?>iit 2,(Nm l>*t>t of ground, i ? ' ""?' third oosh, 925 of which to of sale; the Infanceof cash pay nioiits within five days from the day or sale; the r sidue in fi. in .and 14 months, for notes l?'nring mte rest. secured by doe.| of trust given. Title good. A.i conveyancing at the expense of the purchaser A. GK.KKN. Awct. Barnard a bi cketi ceorgetown. p] XKCI.TOR'S 8A LK O F VALUAlfl, E \VH' )\TMi\v i?iWSf i;"TS AT Aire Tioji.?o n li ' ii?rMny' wo Wl" sell, at our Auction Roems. on Bridge street, at 4ff o'clock n in., a valuablei tract ??f land in Alexandria comit\", \ irginia, containing seventy acrcs. rtU.m one mile ,7,!V ll!." Aq"?i|iiet, adj.iiiiinu snd ininie<liatn|y wr-st id the fariu ?d itol?crt Cniil. Esq. Tins land is very '??ts? of improvement, is watered with several line streams: the greater part is m wood. This tract will Iks divided into lots of live or ten acres if do fc i r ft<i ? Also, at the same time, a five sere I,ot in the Dis trict. one mile from Georgetown, <>n the Kidi-o roa<l a>huiitfiix and south of the faun of Capt. M:ui>l..x. lmme<liHtely after tho sale of the abovo, in i'ront of the premises, we will sell the following deacrilcd I own Cots, viz : J!1!.'.1!"' P"? "f ,'".t ?n Boatty A Hawkin's s'ldition to (icorgetowu, Ironting inn feet on Favette Ki.IT'it'iW'',.Hl run,,,ng back feet; will Ik; ?lividcd into three lots. Also, tho middle PJ?rtof saul l<?t.77 feet, and run ning lack l*i feet. This also will Ire divided to suit porchaaers. Atso, parts ?f Lots Nos. fi9 hihI 7n. in Beattv A Hawkins s .-utdition to tieorgetown. (northwest corner of First and I< redenck streets.) fronting M feet on First street and f!7 feet on Frcderiek street. These will lie divided into two lots of 3Ui foot on r ir^t street. The above described property (bein? the real es tate in part of the late Win. Jewell, deceased I will be sold to the highest bidders, without reserve. lerms: One fourth cash : the residue in equal payments at 6,12, and 18 mouths, s<itii<iactorily so cured, and bearing interest. ^^All conveyancing at tho expense of the purchaa If the terms are nut complied with in one week from day of sale, the property will be resold, at tho expense andrisk of thedefauft ing purchaser. TllOS. J I,U KLL, |-or tno Executors. tnayl BARNARD A BUCKEV. Auets. CHINA, GLASS AND UL'EENSWARE. R. H. MILLER. SON A CO.. importers direct from Liverpool to Alexan mi J ?-"??'???Miiiwuji iii inc r<n?ioru CII1HS. 1 ne connexion of their senior partner with the manufacturers of Europe and the I nited Slates for upwards of thirty years, has given him advamages in Uie purchase or goods equal, if not superior, to any nousein the trade. An inspection or goods and prices will satisfy all parties that purchases can be made of them upon the most favorable terms. r rench China Dinner Sets, gilt and decorated French China Dinner Sets, gold hand and plain white French China >ases, Pitchers, Toilet Sets, Ac. French China Tea Sets, Cups and Saucers, and other articles of Teaware Ami Dinner Ware, separate from sets India China Dinner Sets, and separate articles always on hand White Uraiute Ware in every variety, in sets, and separate from sets, as may l>e desired Blue Printed or Liverpool Ware, the same Common^Edged, White and Rockingham Ware, in Plain,and Moulded Class Ware from -Ktakl,"hnn2?U ^tern and Western . tates, which will be sold by tlie pack?f e or other W1H0# Experienced packers employed. Goods put up by us can be transported by any mode without breakage. rare bv theste?m!>oats from Wastiington to Alex andria, almost hourly, 12S cents eaen wav. A ouar dec * "pent "Wy Mve """"J d0""* rjKNTLEMEN'S READY-MADE ? r CLOTHING, ? . *7 Fixk HrAMTv o *1", extensive variety of READY-MADE GARMENTS, of all grades, for . pring and Summer wenr, offers great inducements to citizens and strangers wishing an immediate out fit at moderate prices. Also, SHIRTS and UNDER GARMENTS in great varieties. CLOTHIN G made to order in an perior manner, at short notioe, muoh cheaper than the usual cit* pri ces. WALL A STEPHENS, 322 Penn. avenue, bet. 9th aod lftth sts. ap a OntelANews) A CARD.-Ladies' Crape or Merino Shawls H L RA>C n ED or D VED A NCOL< >R. A Iso nets'nvpn hB 4??aVN^pol,t*a ?f Stra,r R,?n ?Vi?\rr. k?vli. ifcn.h-mkn Cl.oth">? RE I '. ANSKDat the shortest notice. Tke suliseriber, thankfnl for past favors, assures to r?eaiS"them"a ?? expen,e ",,atl l? spared 2i9.5?.uth "^of Pennsylvania arenue.lieiwsnc 19th ?PP,MMle G,Ut'er'? <"onfeeWr> L. J. DEN IIaM! NyV \ ORK LEDGER, Ibr 9th \l>v %v 11 Knight concluded. A new storv bv lir ii*r? oaile<I '"The Widow of Tol^ln^? "rooson, ?"> 7?) W?t, pentiatry,Ac. DR. VILI,aRU, DENTIST, LATE OF CHI *Go,w<>iild respectfully inform thecit- .ars izens of the District and viciaity, that hav- TifTl "7 nig located himself in Washington, lie now prepared to perform an operations in lira profes r\A-ln ti?5 ,nu,t ?#Prov?d st> Ic. Office, No. 250, penn. avenue, adjoining Gautier's. j?? n J?' I v rJVHE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. DR. LOOM IS, the inventor and patentee of Loomt* Mtntrml Piatt Teeth* liavir.g. successfully introduced Jus improvement u , varions cities, has now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. f rhis improvement for Sets of Teeth consists chief ly.1?/"*! I1* a "ft of but 0,l? P,<>ce "f material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is used in their construction, and thev are therefore free from galvanic action and motalic taste. There are no joints to become filled with moisture or particles of KxkJ, hence they are pure and clean. They are I !-.!.lrr 8tr"n*". s clumsy, far more dnrnble, and I?nl the,,f"pPl'*?r?,><^- 1 will five a reward of One Thousand Dollars toasyone who will prodtioen similar work of art to equal mine in purity, l>eauty, quality &r'18*iC excefionce or any other requisite All work responsibly warranted. !*???"??? ?ven?e, between 11th and 12tto streets. Rp y nR- c. S. GOODMAN, ift SURGEOJf DEKTIST.?n6 yAltcPA<rT**?? '?f Artificial Tefth.-^-*^ Mm? oomplet<* arrangements enabling initi present the following reasonable prices* Entire Upper Sett Teeth, on Gold $9itoVt Do do do on Silver 12 to 2S One or more, on Gold 2 to S w .. on Silver 1 to a Removing Tarter; also. Re pairing at the same reasonable rates. All operations executed in such a manner as to Rive every satisfac Hon. Qgioe oorncr Ktk street and avenue. ao 3 Dentistry. I)R. STEPHEN BAILY, Urric-R %O.I9B PENNSYLVANIA AvrfflCK, Three doors /rom HlA Mre it. Dh. BAILY begs leave to informthcpuMietbat be n r* ?ern "f a'| ?'"?irs.at his office, located asalmve. tie feels assured that an experience of fifteen years* fSS:r*-.Wli& the large nuinlterof patients.and treat fniu L II <lll},,l'Vlt r*f*,U!Xt ,,e l?a treated success lully,will enable hiiu to snrmount any difficulty scientific or otherwise, relating i? ij,e Teeth in* own ex perience confirming I lie opinion of many men eminent in thei profession, and especially Drs. Harris r-? l"1 ' ? ,,r,"v'l,as M l?n<"si nee, todis car. all mercurial preparations for filling Teeth.also all Enamels.Outta 1 erclia, India Rul>l>cr, au<! Ce Tel'iil -i ?i. n^'ion of Connrmona Gum leeth.aid thai Porceiian, mounted on Gold Plate, is 'he only reliable substance that can he worn in the Ami1 iV"*."?',"? conclusively shown by the last American Dental Convention. Although he flatters himself from his long rest. &"?"?* Praut,ce 1,1 Washington, he is favorably Li,? . Vs l;V',ner",,s .friends and patrons, he bees leave to refer them to the followine .. , , TESTIMONIALS: t rom the late Rector of the Church of Epiphany of rv o .. this city. rtrTocrfo781^ rKX ?A,LV; DearHir?I desire to express my esteem for you personal I v.nnd my confidence in f a superior dentist. The operations execute,! lor me have !>een highly satisfactory. I hope that you UHR.IffTJr* ,h?P*t?>na?e from my frieirfs and the public that jour skill so well deserves. vir_ , ? . V'ours ven- truly, asluncton, Aug. 28,1855. J. \V. FRENCH. From one of the oldest finns in Baltimore, Messrs Cotinan It Co. tist orn^-?T^i.0,S11>r; Str',1,en ?-?Ij. fargeon Den tist or ? ashiinctoii city, to execute for me nil im portant and difficult piece of work, which he uid to mj entire satisfaction, and in view < f the fnct that oneol the most distinguished literal >era of the Dental College of BaJtimore, faile<|, after repeated trials, to perform the snine work satisfactorily. i? rives me Kieat pleasure to express my entire confidenceaud i> ?st,mation of his professional skill. Baltimore, Jan. 12,18&T. HARM ANN BOGUS. Extract Trom a note received from the late Hon. John M.Clayton. The teeth von made for me work admirably *; 'noth in* oouid be better. Very gratefully, JOHN M. CLAYTON. f-ftk11!103? th,Rt rel,ef from the maladies of the teeth, I can cheerfully recommend Dr. S. Bailr as a superior Dentist: he made a set of porcelian teeth for one of my family , and pIu^K.^I several teeth for myself, and the work has nil stood well form..re than tenyears. ROHERTT. NIXON April 19 lllvj S' ^on^' M. E. Church South. .... 5 the u?If,raig?#d, having lia<l occasion to avail oiiraeives of the professional skill of Dr. S. Baiii Surgeon Dentist of this city, or having l?>en cotrn.z ant o| Ins operations on our families or Inends, take Pleasure in expressing our admiration of Ins artistic skill, as well sh of the uniformly satisfactory manner in winch he perforins the most delicate anil difficult operations in l?entn! Sureery.and \rerespectfully re commend him to tiio coufi'liviice and pntroimife of the public, of which we consider him emiuentjv worthy. I Nomas II. \\ altrr. Architect 1. S. Capitol. Thomas Miller, M. D.,of WashuiKton, 1).C. H. >>. Boiirkr, M. D. of Georeetown, D. C. i ' ? ^Vasliington. D. C. Jos. II. Hraw.lv, of UachiuKton, D. <>rorgr Wai.to^ Ex-Governor of Florida, yy alter Lenox, Ex-May or of W ashington. IIk\kv Baluwv, l\ S. Pstent Office, feb2n tr ? Pr,,,c'pal Rittenhouso Academy. rJ*0 ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. JOHN TOBIAS. . practical opticT I wishes to call *Hio attention of ail tlua?t-'7wv"^ sutler With defective si^ht, c.~iuse<l by ase, so-k ness, and particularly from rlaHs?K injudiciously sr 1 eole<t. to his superior SPECTACLES and GLASS 1.3 carefulIvcround by himself to a truo snherxTtl accuracy, a nil brilliant transparency, suited precisc I) and Ircucitcially to the wearer, according to the ? ??kVI fi "Lc""v,>x,,y ??f I he eye. Very numerous are the ill edcets cnuseil to the precious orcan of siKlit l.rom the coiiimeiicemeiil of usinc ftlssses in not beniff precisely suited, by the use of an Optome ter; and the practice of many years enables linn to measure the focal disease of the eyes, and such classes that are absolutely required will iiefurnish .^i/VfrPcisionand satislaction. JOHN I OBI AS acknowledges the very literal ciicouraRcment already obtained, and furtherElicits the patronage of those *'lio have not yet availed themselves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by scndirw the glasses in use, and state how many inches they can read this print with their spectacles. <s?n be sup plied with such as will improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to l?e seen ; and referen ces Riven to many who have derived the Greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No. 512 Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows' Ha!l upstairs. ? ??? Ti.c . , Norfolk, SepteinberT. 1RS4. -illhe Jspectaclcs you made for me suit very wei.. a no seem to have i mproved my sight more t lis u any other I have lately UiVd. ' R re M,a" L1TT. W. TAZEWELL. I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained Trom Mr. I ohias, and to ml them of great assistance to my sight, and corresponding with his description of the focus. 1 recommend htinas a skilful optician. HENRY A. WISE. Having been induced by a friend to visit the estab lishment of Air. Tobias for the purpose of try in* his glasses, I was furnished by him with a pair slightly oolored bine, which have afiorded me more relief and gratification than anv I have ever tried. Mv sight, originally very good, wns injured by writ ing aud reading at nigtif. frequently to a very 'ate hour; but with the aid of these glasies I can study almost as late as ever, and that too without the pain I have previously suflered. , ^ ? JOHN WILSON, r?? ,, ,V^e Commissioner Gen'l Land Office. AJCC? sly 1 cav), i 1 have used Mr. Tobias's Spec^ncles for three or four months, and take great pleasure in saying that 1 am much pleased with them. I have been much benefited by them. G EO. P. SCARBURGH. May 5th. 1856. 1 was recommended to Mr. John Tobias as a skil ful optician ; and as I have eyes of remarkable pecu liarity, I yyas gratified to find that Mr. Tobias seem ed to comprehend them by inspection and some slight measurement, and he has made me a pair of Specta cles that suits me admirably. A. F. BUTLER. July 11, 1856. St , ? . Wiuiiwoto.1. N. C., Jan. 17,18M. Mr. J. Tobias. Dear Sir: I am happy to say that the Spectacles which 1 obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequality in the visual range of iny eyes, I have heretofore found great difficulty in getting glasses of the proper focal distance. It aliords me pleasure to state that by the aid of jour optometer, this difficulty has been happi Iw obviated, so that the glasses you furnished ine are eve rye t 'u sed. a4apled to ",y e>es 1 have Very respectfully, vnurs, R. B. DRANK Rector of St. James's Parish. Kears^'l lllZ XV*V%Vilv7 ra.1 years. I iiave tried different opticians without ob^.nins glasses perfectly fated to" ,,y ej?%. Fonr flrmr Sil' fobias maile two pairs elrpeeiajly Itv ti?* iTao r I found to serve me perfsctly. iin. Jit UfJT-V optometer he is enable*? to adapt 10 the ey e. I most uheerlully llL ? r* Tobias to all having oc?M"on to use glasses, and bear my testimony as to hie ?kib as an optician. HENRY7 E. BALDWIN. Ass't Sec'y to sign Land Warrants. P. S. OPER \ GLASSES of great variety. TEL KSCOPESand MICKOSCOP^S, WATCH MA KER GLASSES, and many other articles in this line at very low prices constantly on hauu. i* 1ft?ly ' CA R RI AO i?S,CAR ft lAGES.f ARRIAGKS.? The rulwcrilwrs have on hsihI. g> mIa at Imv nriiiM. ft jiRKortni^nt o 1 r*^U.^cvV new ROChPAWAYs!BL'tHHKS. Ufht.*?=&? WAGONS, Ac., Ac., tu which they respectfully in vite the attention of those wishing to purchase good and durable Vehicles. I nd durable Vehicles. B. Veul" * M.?b"E. THE WUE KLY STAR. This exoellene Family and Nf*? Journal????r, taming a greater variety uf interestingreadme than ow be found m any other?ts published on ^atuids* morn inc. _. TKRHS. fe.ngle onpy, peransnni..... .$ 1 TS _ _ to CLCM. fPiveooptee.._.. '?Con?? ? ?? went) curie* 15 W 0-?"CASH. ISVaHIaBLT I* AVVASCI. ,_f?7 snbsori hm* ,n ciul? nueed amtvig neignix** he mt^n ention ??f a mm, axer-t. ?> w ill !*? wumII*?; t^en,7 ernt. of the'WvrkLY Star inrtun V* >'? .l4 invariably 0"itUuna lite " \> M?i late ?" -nZ'iii i1 tuk? made 'he Da(lt J*ta* cirou "neraliy *''rom?h??t the oountrj. the oounw<u? wrapper?) ova lie procured at Pnee?Th r?? cVsTa* *r lh? l",ue ?*th* P?P"? oomn J * ?n ?f ?m*Wl11 ** * Pianos, Ac. WG.ME rZKROTT UASJl's r RKCtlVKl) ? a new supp.) of Bam.n A Hm r *. - . ,.? N K\V Si A Lh f 1A .SOS. which have -r ceived the first premium i?jold Me<ta'? r.11 B T I * manv Pair* orer the !**?? irmk?-r? tn \n*k Buston. Philadelphia.atsl Baltimore. Their name has Ixvn established for m*nv tyn IH ever* town in this country a* the l>cst l'ia??.m?ui lecturers. Call and acc them at th? Munn- l?ff. t, corncr of Itth ?nrf Penn. avenue, where the> will t?? ?old at the most reasonable tertna. ap 3* pIANO FORTE INSTRUCTION. Mr. W. H. PALMER continues to add new mem bers to hia classes. Appi* lo Mr. HAL MK K. at his Rooms over Fariihsm'iM"iTff>? Bookstore. TueadaT. Wednesday, Frt-* ' e ' ? ilar. tuid Satur<lay. I*t ween Jitndti p. m. _ Terms ?5 per quarter. ap 2S-tf r()CAl M Vs?c-M^rrR A NKLIN. Teacher of Musie. having vacant hours for a few mo-* Scholars, requests those lilies ?no are desirous of liemg perfected in Ballad Singing. or < *pera M usir, to favor iter witli an ear!) application. Tertna nwl* known at her residence, ? 5 L street. l?e**eei. 9th and loth, and at the Masic Store? of Mr. Davis. ai.d Metxerott. ap *-9n ? 'OLD M LDAL PREM1I M *1 ^ JjtlASO FOKTES. Wtl^AM^T* \ BK, (Senior partne* in the late hrin of Knabk, OariiLK A Co., Continnea the inannfartnre ami aale of icran-f an<" square PIANO FORTIES, undertlie iiini''.?ppt <>t WilUm Knahe A Co., at the old *tjui?1 .?E' , S'os. 1. S. ?? and 7 North Eutaw street op "T1 Til ? pon?e the Kutaw Baltimore. The? have a I an jaat i>pened a new S?ilea R-K?nia N-> 3?7 Baltimore b'reet. f<etween Chat !es and Lui atreeta. ??n tl?e premises parti* occupied t?* al lleur* NlcCaflrtO ak a mubi : store. wi?eretl?e* w keep constant!* "n hand a larte assortment of p'.n.' awl kKhlT-kauhMl *ran?l and square I'tano Porte also, M clod eons, from the l?est makers, from 4 lo s oetave. some with >b<ul>(e ksr-lmtnli. double rew.a, an J atop* to ?uit unail clmrrhe#. Bciiik rxtensivrtv enna^cd in the mannfsctnre o: Pianos, we will t>ell whc '-saie and retail,ou tif im^ litwrnl terms. <?nr Pian??a were a ward e?| the huhest pr'*mnMi ((old meilal) at the f-'aiia ot the Maryland lostiUite two successive tcars?(>ct<d>er, Itoi, and 1K5?.? in op? position to fourteen and eichteen pianos from ??nw o| tlie best makers from New York, Boston and Bal timore. We wert- alsoawarde.1 the first premium at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond. Vir ginia, IHi^ and lb-iii. 1 he> liave also l>et n awarded the luch^at preimum isiiver medal > at tlie Metro politan Mech.'uiics' Fair for 185(7. In addition to this we are ic fxtaseanon of testnno niala from the mo-t distincuished pn feasi.rs and amateurs in the country, which can be seen at our wan-rooms, speaking for themselves and othera ol the high appreciatiou iu which our instrument* are cvcr\ wh*re held. All instruments are cuaranteed for five ?ears. and a privilege of cxcliatiKe is granted w .tain the first six months from the dav of sale if the instruments do not Eive entire satisfaction. Wholesale denlcra will find it to their advantage to cive us a call hefire purcliasinc. Pianos exchanged, hired, and tuned. marlfi-H WM. KNARK A CO. (iJIIIAP SECOND .HAND PIANOS - We l<a\a J in store six PIANOS. s?>rne <?( winch. ffin have Iteen used only a tow iiKniths by mem hera of Congress* families, and are now foi sale very low. being great tiargsins: 2 Pianos, very pretty cases, at |ISn each 2 do common, at !J25 each 2 do beautiful roaewood oases, saarcely son el bv the few nioutha use they reoeived, at 52i*? each 2 do at 6? 175 each. These Pianos are really great l?rgaina.and all per sona in quest ol a reliable Piano and a great hargatn should call and see them. Also, alwara on hand, the larreat. m"*' complete, aud reliable slwck of NEW PIANOS of any eatab lishment in this city. _ _ AI mo. *11 kifds of Ml'SIC and MI SICAI/ IN STIII A1ENTS. JOHN P. KhI.IS, n? 3 3Hfi Pa. ar.. Iwt. ?Hh and loth sta. C1B I: \T RKPIXTION IN THE PRICE OF J BO(?TS ANDGAITKRS. I have on commission, for a Phila delplua manufacturer, a firat-rate / w V. Sewed or Pegged CALFSKIN BOOT at ?3.75, full as cood as those nsnall* a?ld at or : and a Freneh Calf P VI ENT I.EATHkK GAITER at ija.v. as g.vwl ?.? nn\ at ?5; a first rate CA1.F GAlTER at these are the l?**t go?wla that is (or erer wraa* sod in the District lor the price; for the proof, txaneand see for \onrself. Terma positively csah. No extra proht charge*! to *#i?t law debt a. Call at the N K\V V<?RK IIATSTO|4E, Seventh street and l'enu aylvama avenue. Best Rl BBERS for gentlemen #1. mar 34?tf ANTHONY. Agent. SP. IIOOVF.R S IRON HAI.I. BOOT. SIIOE . AND TRUNK EST A B1.1SH M F NT.ff*yrj 3Jn north side of Pennsylvania avenue. I* t ween ?*tii and 10th streeta.?I have this day^1***'* receired of J. W. McCurdy A Son. Ill Cheatnut Ft., Phila<lelnhia, l'a.. a splendid assortment ol l^?<tos'. Misses', and Children's (I AITER9. BOOTS. SI.IPI'KRSand BLSKI.N TIES,all colors,sbapt? and styles, all for the spring trade. Those wishing a got?d and cheap article will do well to call and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere, as I am determined to ae!l cheap for the CASH. Call early M> Mock of TRUNKS and BAGS is the largest 111 this etty. (apS> S. P. HOOVF.R. Mantei.s. NEW A\D BEAUTIFVL STYLF. manufactured froiuSlate Stone, bv the West Castle ton Slate Company. Vt. T!n??e Mantels are enamel ed 111 imitation of the richest and most exp-nsiv? EGYPTIAN. I. IS RON. YFRD INTIQI F. POKPHEKY. PYRENEES. RROCATEI.EA. AGATE, SPANISH (iAI.WAY, and other rare and ib*siraMe M A R BI .ES. The imitations nr? so pt rfect th.it tliev challenge the cioavst sciutiny. Thev are so hiirnlv polished that the* ret.nn their lieauty much longer tlian mart>le; are n??t iniured bv smoke, coal katt> <>r acids, and can l?* s>ild inu< 11 cheaper than any others in market. Puce ranging from ! i't to jf 12. Architects, Builders, and others are invited to'?all and examine sample* at No. V2 i^vnih street. 3 doors below Odd Fellows* llall, up stairs. sept 12?Iv T. M. HANSON. Agent. NOTICE?NOTICE.?I have a few of th?>se clieitp TOl I.ET SETS on hand, which I w ishl to close out. and will sell a' <~,,.st. Also 1 GOBLETS and other ?. I. WAR E. that! murt l>e sold preparatory to a change in ay business. AH that want to buy cheap, please ca at No. 3i?9. Iietwecn 'Mb and l??tl> streets. Penn avenue, feb 17?f>m JOIIX McDEVITT I IWWi BI SI1ELS PRIME W_HITE MFH I ,IHNI CER POTATOES daily expe. ted Iron New Jersev, awl will l>e sold in lots to suit pnrehas crs. PETER BERRY, may l-tf R5 Wa'er street. Georgetowr, I). C. ECTIF YING EST A BUSH M E NT.?The nn ileratgnad takes tlfis method of informing Lioi^r Dealers that lie Ins fitted up a R ECTIFN INlt I w . dcrsignad takes ( ,,ralers that lie lias t TABI.ISHM ENT in thtseit\.and is now prepsr^l to supply all those who may lavor him with tneir custom. He has on hand a large stork af Brandies. Gin. Wines, and Old Whiskevs. w hich he can se'l at as low a figure as the* can I* purchased for ei ther 111 Baltimore or Philadelphia. ... , N B. The sul?scrihei has also on hand a large lot of Foreign and Domestic <jjgf!fcR FAr,ANf ian 14-Cm* No. 96 Louisianaav.e. near Ifnhst. pLl'MBING AND GAS FIXING. MILLER A CI'NNINGHAN. Penn. avenue, south side, between Uth snd I3fh streets, lis* e iu--t received a complete assoi tuient of goods in their line, CHANDELIERS. BRACKETS, PENDANT^. DROP LIGHTS. FORCE and I.jfFT PI MPS B\THING TI BS.SHOWER BATHS. BASl\Si and SINKS. EATHERN and IRON PIPES. A .. Ac.; all of which are of the newest and most ap proved patterns. Builders and others purchasing (or cash, will find their establishment anequall?d in th? District of Columbia for moderate prioes and dis patch, neatness and efficiency of work. They respectfully solicit a share of the busine** ia their line from all; and. heing Washington train men Isith by Inrth and apprenticeship, will take p'op er pride in proving by their work that Plumbing aii-i tias Fixtures can be done Uy Washington meehan ics as cheaply and as well as by auy others in the United States. "p 77 " XtOTICE.-C. R. L. CROWN fcI.t<?Lla2sr* 1^1 oeiving daily some of the finest Fl K>i ffl TL'RE ever t>ffered in this market. MS3* invite the attention of those in . |T| assure them they oan save at Icaat H> per cent. 1 Handsome carved s^das^' Rosewood and walnut Tetf-a-Te . Wardrolies. Chairsofall kinds. Rocking 9'fV?h^S*4?eTs?C!?5t-of all kinds. Cushions for Chwrs^ti^ What-not. C**"s'or all kind's, some extra fine Carpets. ?rs^'c*n?s-.S ?s- ?? o ?nd Fancy Gi>ods of all kinds. Fr^Mr Goods too numerous to mention to win. Ii we !m telhe attention of housekeepers and .rtheis Zl are determined to sell for oasli or to punctual customers. c R r CROWN A CO.. cor. of ?th street and Penn. are. p ?We shall still oontinue our regular aales oti Tnesda*, Thursday. and Saturdjw,both morning evening. ?n front of onr store. Consignments soli cued. aud in ail oases advance rn^Je when r^uireo. ap 8S-tf (Intel! Auctioneers. 1VTEW FOREIGN SPRING GOODS.-Tie* l\su^?scribers respectfully invite their ?a'r',"s * the public generally to call and "aniine Oiei * large aod select assortment^FOREION SPKi^ ^ (iOODS, which they hare themselves, w?tn ?P care, selected (or their special ti^de. I ^*The* also invJe'ttteatioB to \heir^ o'eigaand 1^ me?-t,c Fnmishing Gp |,oLI>ON A CO.. and latest style. N.v, T^,r. ^