Newspaper of Evening Star, May 9, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 9, 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. GOD I* SPRI*?. BT **V. T. HEWrSTEA*. Hn?innii!< to Thy Deity fw '? . (iirer of twratinc l?vM ?nd song anfl Noom, And 'he (t"!d opul??noe of flowwi, which la \ tjpeof men'a anre triumph o'er the tnmn! ??, g."idly are tlieee ranks of aunay day * Which the warm breath of budding woodlanda bring; TV* fling our cure away one hour to gase 'Neath the aoA eyelids of Thy angel. Spring, And lift hia silver wing. We will tow down before hia fkoe aa one Who ooine* with tidinga from the only King Yea, he 1a Thine; Thy lianda did weave thia orown, Thase golden garlands round hia temple* fling; All mute things knows hia presence and give praise, The wo?>dl?ine yearns around hia arma to oltng, Morn weave* his palace iroin her id moat raya, And sweet birds noatie in hia hair sing, ?? God of the purple Spring. We thank Thee for the mori lug's vestal I laze. And evening with her locks of sob'r brown ; A\ a thank Thee for the emerald Summ? r days And Autumn with her nights of weary moan; We thank 1 hee for the quiet SeMath hours, \\ bich speak for man a fairer bloasoinmg : We thank Thee for the sunset's burnished towers. Cut more, more than for these, with all they bring, We thauk Thee for the Spring ! Angel. thy splendors never oould have ahone I pon the Orient t'a as here they shine. Else her immortal bard from thee had known A softer music for his glorious line; He would have seen th?? burstine of tlie graves. He would have heard their mouldy ailenoe ruig With peana like the noise of niauv waves, And ocean'soozy charnela throband sing Through the'green gates of Spring. What ia so sweet aa clover by the way. So fresh mm violets lifting the dead leaves ? W hat ia so downy as a l>eecben spray, So uiuaicai as swallows round the eaves ? W hat is so queenly aa the jasmine belts between whoao walla the bee forgeta his sting ? Yet theae are ttime.all these, the apioy dells. The balm, the glorious tinta, the caroling, O, roar-footed Spring ! Lover of moasy tanks, we welcome thee Back to the orchard paths And yearning hills Come, hang thy mantle on the crownles* tree; An<l scatter dappled pinks and daffadils; And we will wreathe thy brow and clasp thy knees With Mooms prefer our fresh tliank-ottering Of gentle mood*. new hopes, while glossy bees Hum through the delicate urns that roll and swing Around thy liaiba, O Spring ! The royal blue-bird whose soft vest was dipped l,ong in the August hrmaneut's rich wave. And the fine robin of thy dews have sipped. And league to aiug the blossoms from their grave; All spirits of the aml>er budded boughs Call thee sweet names. Bridegroom of Flowers and ? Kin*; The distant valleys and the near hedge rows. The silvery vault and gluuincriug mountains sing lo, delicious Spring! Great Tan reclined in odorous shades and woke The ochoes of the lulls, long, long ago. And while-artned Drjads daueed beneath the oak Nor marked th*rapid seasons o'er them How ; The (treads t ripped along the mountain way a : But all the past gone is the Satyr king, A purer breath the grove and the woodland sways. And with a better Name the flute notes ring Of lily bosomed Spring. Hosani as for the birda and flowers, O God ! I see Thee in the bloom and mellow beams. Yet 1 am sari even where so lately trod Thy radiant feet and woke the sleeping streams; Our bosoms for a purer region yearn We feel the flutter of the i tnmn rial trim 'Gainst its clay walla: unsatisfied we turn From Summer's crown and the fresh tints that fling A glory round the Spring. A Novel Wat to Effect Sales ?The Balti more Weekly Dispatch sava some of the clothing dealers on Centre Market Space have a way of se curing sale* occasionally, which savors strongly ??f rascality and the drop game. Theyplace in the coat pocket an old portemonnaie stuff.-d with paper; a customer comes along inquiring forsuch a vestment The dealer, if he judges his custom er to be of the right stripe, after essaying several coats, at last says : '? Here is a coat we made for a gentleman, he wore it one dav and sent it back; It was too small for him?try ft on. Ah ! it fits first rate?like it was made for you. It is well made, buttons sewed on strong, with strong pockets " The customer puts his hand into the porkets to try them, when his lingers come in contact with the pocket book. His imagination is kindled with the idea of appropriating the supposed treasure. ' Hi>w much dla vou say the coat was' ' he eagerly asks. The dealer names a good round price It suits me?I'll take it," is the quick reply The money ia paid, the self duped customer walks off Hurriedly with his supposed prize, not stopping to bear the sup pressed chuckle of the dealer as be looks after him out of the corner of his eye. The issue can be guessed?the covetous buyer finds out there is a difference oetween paper arid paper money, and ?? bothenraged and mortified to find that his own dishonest avarice has led him to pay an extrava gant price for a Mirthless article that fits him so i>adlv that he is ashamed to wear It. Unless, however, his greenness is of a deeper -.hade than ordinary, he is careful not to mention it, even to his most intimate friends. ILr In an important case in New York City, a few days since, one of the jurymen during the progress of the case, devoted his attention to read Jag a newspaper. The evidence didn't seem to interest him. L/~ An individual, wearing a bright scarlet uniform, and carrying a long sword, has been per ambulating the streets of Newport. Ky.. for the past few davs. He states that he is Elijah, the prophet, and predicts the destruction of the world speedily. iLr The birthday of Henry Clay was appro priately celebrated' bv the Clav Assaciation, at Houston, Texas, on Monday, by a splendid sup per. Letters were read from RoT>ert C Winthrop and Edward Everett, of Massachusetts, In reply toinvitations to be present. KA lump of gold was taken out of the old 'aton" claim, in Holden'a Garden, says a California paper of the 6th inst . on Saturday last, worth one thousand dollars. This is the claim fVom which a thirty-five pound lump was taken in the fall of IbSI. CT7" Mrs. Nicholson savs : ??Clandestine mar* riage* seldom bring happiness ; the woman who sacrifices home ahd father's and mother's affec tion for a lover, unless the parents are unusually unreasonable, generally reaps that reward which follows in thefuotsteps of ingratitude and diso bedience." CT7* A large family of colored persons, manu mitted by the will of their late master, a gentle man of Montgomery. Ala., have been provided with a home a:id m^ans of support in that city. Their maMer left al>out 912.WHI to them, with their I'ffdom, on condition they should remove to a f.ee State. fl-r -An extraordinary feature of reccnt medical experience is, that consumption prevails along the Southern st-aroaot of the 1 nited States, Cuba, and other \\esi India Islands, as inuch as it does at the North. This is known to physicians in the West Indies. The St Paul. Minn . Advertiser says the landlords of that place have this season advanced their iates for stotes and dwellings from twenty to thirty percent, ovtr the prices demanded for the same buildinu* last year, and think them ?elvea justified in doing so by the increase of bus ines? and immigration in prospect. A ^Mrirn Dead head ?In churches sleepy, bead* have always been numerous, but. until re cently, we never heard of any one claiming dead head exemption when the plate went around I.a*t Sunday, in a Western village, when the ? plate" was being passed In ? church, a gentleman said to the -'collector"?- Go on : I'm a dead-head? I've got a pass !?* . HmiiU!! Death?A son of Mr. James An drews. of Saratoga, met with his death in a sin vular manner. Saturday morning last. He had a rleaning out the barrel of his gun by either wiping ?r washing, and. after having, as he sup posed. removed all tbe powder, took a candle ami ptaeefl jt in proximity to the hole in the butt 'J* , f/'1*'1 **?ile he covered the muzzle with .h? "M,u'h'aml proceeded to blow through it, but the 'k " ?f 'he candle, and LiTin? v r?'*rge was driven down his throat, killing him almost instantly ' ARRIVALS AT THE HOTELS r S AJii^.RHo ?OTp G B I I'll, V, * *'r?" do; W c H tears. Mas; VH\- v h'Twi/1' v't- f.rry- NJ; CaPl Ba,'v PnA?'r t!iv^ /"if , ' Lnaver, do. DD Porter. TSN; s A Walsh, NY: W Hmlih, du; J M^C K Ri?'; y ^il,",art.h lad^ dauiiter rowiir , li 'v. -"v f/" ,*aflin l.afiin, Mrs r ' an<* -^'r Schillow. NY 'W J Wright V? f0f V!J Ri' h"arfl^n- J V Wei! uT'iL J J' H',n:1,lcy and Va: Miss Hund ? 1 ai?1** Cstllrn. Ark; E M Patterson A ly, J JnhU v/'u*00: Md; Co,n 8a,t<!r- l Hon ? Jmith. Vt; Hon L A Srnalley. do; J FJdridge. hVT*. v, , Barto?. Vt; W P Russell, do; Col M K Hea^ NJ. F Worn . I C VrV"J,.V M"'? J H Chotard. NY: W B lufe i05 t . l5rrr"- do> s J Newefl. mA: F A IloMon vr uS"r ?Voi U R Carter, do; D II I \i._ j J * Vi )'? C Fay. do; nir do >! dw; W " NY; J D <6rea ii2awS,JiS2FL ~9 ? Ta>lwr- N Y w p l~lT^iL ? i? Jordan; C R Cone. NY; J fher P Byrne' Pa Esfwhu!' * Co1 ter, Pa M W *C; Ben II D Poa Yancev ,iri FJ>rDrT', do- V H Bailey, Va: R H Col Sol H.lln,mSBrN' I"' R C/OW,</' NY; gtrnnu i. /? *? ' ' ^ Hart man. it A a Minnou, do; J FUlTii. W . ? WATE8 HOTEL -o R wi,w. 4^?ka, ^ W C Carter, Me; HC o ^r1 T W Turpin, Va; Q L WhJte, PH. Miscellaneous. FjMNE GOODS, GOOD GOODS. t. ? , , . chi-Jap goods. The attention of the ladiea. and the publio geaer Uly ia invited to my well selected assortment^^ft New G oods; ??ehas Hair. Cloth, Nail.aort{Jfc|> Tooth BRl SHES: Shell India-rubber/ and^^ Horn COMBS: H i.)N N ETS and RIBBONS;: FLOWKRS, f.ACES. and EMBRJMDERIES i }\ hale-bone and Bras* HOOP SKIRTS. Also. Black, White, and Steel BUGLE BEADS, FANS. Ac. J. KICJffeY, ap ?-eo6t 4S? 7th afreet. w. w. hackxkt. . ?. ?? dattos HACKNEY A DAYTON, Rkal F.statk ajid Gnnu I.ajid Aoiwct, feb 14-TnF4m O ma ha City. jV. T. SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS.?JOHN H. g Shoot, No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown. D. C., ha* received from New lork and Philadelphia,, and now offering at very low prioea, to oaah and prompt customers, a large and general assortment of Stapls and Fascy Goods?comprising in part aa follows, viz: New style Silk Robes and fancy Silki Best make black Silka, high luatred Black Challies, Lnatrea and Mous Delaines Rich printed (all wool) Mous Delaines Challies and Barege Delaines, in great variety Rieh Organdie, Barege, and Jaoonet R baa Bright oolora and mode plain Bareges and De laines Plain French Brilliants and Peroalea Plain oolora Cravellas and Spring-atyls Poplins Dneala, a light seasonable fabric Beat French printed Jaconeta and Brilliants White Brilliants, from 12S to 313^ oerjts Boat make* new atylea Ginghama pehagea, Chambraya and plain Lustres English Prints of new styles, in great variety, at 12* gents Rich Chintz oolors L?st French Organdies White Goons, in great variety. Plain Swiaa, Nanaook and Jaoonet Muslins laid and stuped Muslina Small-fipured and rich Brocade Swias Mnalii_ Plaid and striped Jaoonet, Nansoot and Swiss Muslina White Tarletons. Illusions, and Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the best makes) very cheap I.men Cambric, Linen and Bishop Lawns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for I^dias* use New York, Bates, Atwood, and other good makes i Shirtings White Cnmbries (of Jonaa'a celebrated make) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Marseilles for Basques and Bonnet Card Shirt Bosoms and Shirt Collars. Embroivzkiks. Freneh worked Mualm Collara and Sets Swiaa Cambric Collara and Seta Swiaa and Lace Sleeves and Sets llomton and Maltese Lace Collars Swiss Cambrto and Dimity Bands Embroidered Linen Cambrio Hdkfs. Alan, new styles Laoe and Silk Mantillas Stella and White Crape Shawls Plain and rich figured Bonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring, Neapolitan, and other Skeleton Skirts Spring assortment of Bajou's Kid Gloves Taffeta Silk. t>lsok laoe and Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for ladies and children Gents l>est English Half hose, nbl>ed and plain do Lisle thread arid fancy cotton do. A good assortment ?T Silk Cravats and Tiea Su?penders, Silk and Linen Carnl>ric Hdkfs Gossamer and Lisle-thread Shirts and Drawers New atvle Pnrasols. Also. Gentlemen and Boys' wear of every descrip tion. with every variety of House-furnishing Dry Goods. Domestic Gooda for aervanta wear of the heaviest makee. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable gooda at low prices. ap8 tV JOHN H. SMOOT. SPRING AND SUMMER. Black Silk MANTILLAS Do Silk and Lace do. R ich bla Ms French Lace SH A WI .S. Ki do do do SCARFS. > do do do MANTILLAS. Mat he found in every variety at the Store of the anbscriber, 244 Penn. avenue, between 12th and 13th streets. sow-eolm FRANK A. McGEE. CA K RIA G F. S -C A R RIA G E S-C A R RIA G E S. The undersigned has now on hand IaiKSB. very good assortment of S 1* M M ERwRfflra? CA RR IAGES. Bl'GGIES. Ac..to winch-Mr " he very respectfully invites thej>ul>lic generally Price* moderate. JNO. P. DENNIS, ap 24-eo3m 6th St.. bet. I,a. ave. and C *f. SUGAR. MOLASSES. Ac., Ac. " 3n hhds. BROWN SUGAR 15 do. MOLASSES. fin boxes CHEESE. 15 kegs GOSHEN BUTTER. 50 barrels WELCH FLOUR. 200 reams STRAW PAPER. 250 boxes ORANGES and LEMONS. Just received and for sale by may 2-eo6t MURRAY A SEMMES. PAINTS AND OILS. Linseed Oil, White Lead, goiled Oil, French Zinc, Patent Dryer, Jerser Zinc. Turpentine, Ochres, Chromes, Varnishes. Litharge. Bristol, badger, camel's hair, and sable Brushes. Liberal discount on current prices made for oaah or good paper. J. R. McGREGOR mar ^4-WAS3m 534 7th street. CiANTON MATTINGS. * Just received and on sale sne rolls superior 6-4, 5-4. and 4 4, CANTON MATTINGS, in colors ami white, of the inake of Gowqua, Vouhing, and extra contract Manhing makes. These Mattings have been selected with great care, and will be found very superior and oheap. From the appearance of the present state of things in China it is probable that no more Mattings will be imported for several years. Also, just received 50 pieces of unusually cheap and beautiful ENGLISH BRUSSELS CARPETINGS bought at late auctions in Now York, and will be sold in proportion. Also, Rl GSand MATS to match. ap 15-eo4w GLAGETT. DODSON A CO. pURNITURE, FURNITURE, FURNITURB Our Ware Rooms contain now the fineat assort ment of CABINET WARE,and other Fur-I niture, that we hava ever hod ; and we can aa-* sure allwho deaire to make purchaaes that they will save time and money by giving us a cell instead of going to auction sales. We have those wood inarble-topCENTR F. TABLES at 320. which we m selling at auction for 924 and and many other articles in proportion. A full assortment of HOUSEKEEPING GOODS always on hand. ALSO, Stearns and Marvin's SALAMANDER SAFES, Wilder s patent, the best in use. at manufacturers prices. McGREGOR A CO. ap 25-eo4w -on. S2R, and 521 7th street. WHE SU BSCRIBER HAS JUST RECEIVED 1 from the importers, a large and complete stock of the following articles, viz : Beat English and French Lisle Thread HOSE, D' do do Open-worked do do. I)o do do Cotton do do, Alexander s Silk GLOVES. Do Thread do. Jouvin's and Beaudin's KID GLOVES. Also, a large stock of PARASOLS, of all quali ties ami price*, with a great variety of articles of taste aiKi faaihion, ail of which he will sell cheap for <*?*>? FRANK A. McGEE, ap2S-eolm 244 Pa. av.. hot. 12th and 13th sts. Real estate.?the undersigned . ,*n<1 "?I!" RKAL ESTATE, and ItKAI. ESTATE SECURITIES. Wonted lor cash, two medium sized HOUSES. JOS. C. G. KENNEDY, Pa. av.. 2 doorw north of I'nion Office. New jewelry, superior watches, STANDARD and SILVER PLATED Jfcy ^ AKE.?I am just receiving some very rich frtj and choice new styles of JEWELRY. ra?2e Also, have on hand, a large and well-selected as sort ment ofGOLDand SILVER WATCHES. finished fin mi own afroptaverv S5. . E? TEA SET and a large lot of other ? ^A.SpARD S1L\ ER WARE ; and as the warm and dull season is fast approaching. I will from this tune forward offer the whole stock at greatly redu ced prices ; so that those who wish to purchase will hnd it to their advantage to oall soon, at 33R Penn svlvania avenue, between ?th and 10th streets, sign of the large spread eagle. ap n eofit H. O. HOOD. _ I No. 979.1 IMOTICE of THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ADDITIONAL LAND DISTRICT IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN. In pursuance of the act of Congress approved March 3. IM7, entitled "An act to establish an addi tional {.and District in the State of Wisconsin," to l?e called the "Chippewa District." which district emltraces that portion of the old I .a Crosse and Hud son Districts, situated " north Qf the line dividing townships Iwrnty-four and twenty-Jlvt north, south of the ltn? dividing townships forty ana forty-on* northwest of the line dividing range* onr and two east, and east of the line dividing ranges eleven and twelve west," it is hereby decla red and made known that the office for said district has been established at the town of "Eac Clairk." in said State. Given under my hand, at the eitv of Washington, this eleventh day of April, A. D. 18S7. By order of the President: JOS. 8. WILSON, Acting Commissioner of the General ap 13-lawtiw Uaj Office. TVIOTICE.?1Ths following Land Warranta were mailed to the underaigned at Superioi\ Wiacon ain, by Sweeny, Rittenhouaa, Fant A Co. on the 17th day of Oetolier, 1856. in a registered latter, and it ia supposed that th<> same went down with the steamer Superior, which was lost on Lake Superior on the 27th October, 1856, viz : Number. Size. Name. yjHH lAUaorea Ruth Brocket. 34,966 ISO acres John Hammond. 38,212 ISO acres David T. Lewis, (minor child.* 43.332 160 acres Wm. H. Jarvia 42Jfi? 160 wr*s Mary G. Morrison 43,141 Iti i acres Jane Spear. Application will be made at tho expiration of mi weeks to the Pension Office for duplicates thereof, and this is to caution the public not to purchase the ?a""i,/Sve#t" having been entered in the General Land Office to arrest the issuance of Patents. WM. H. NEWTON. ap 20-lawfiw B^NJ. THOMPSON. tasMSas? assort % - . ? - ? ? ? - ? ?? u?nu Ull .... Dakota Lajid Distsict," it is hereby declared aisl made known that the offices for asd districts have been established aa follows, viz: For the "Nemaha La.id Distsict" at Browns vOle. For tha " South Platt* Distsict" at Nebraska City. For'he" Dakota District" at Dakota City, in aa d Territory. Given under my liand.at the city of Washington, this thirteenth day of A aril. iW7. By order of she President: JOS. S. WILSON, . . Miscellaneous. PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Dbpartxrnt, May 4.1837. Sealed P>ofOfiH for furnishing the Stationer* required by this Department during the fiscal year m im tImj&U?'j if?8*7r11 ** rec?>ved unlil 12o'clock, in-? on the 39th nay of June next. Thone nnjioonm panted by satisfactory testimonials of ability to ful wt I ldif.r. 'and ??ntracts of " ^ "Mur"""ar' sEF^sC.76; nsste/i a No bid Kill be considered unless the articles accompanying it are ?/ the very best quality and sutted to the irants of the Department. ' ? "SLEW1 ln,u,t "lined by the individual or firm making it, and must specify a price, and but one Eiule! ?*Ch n"d 6Very artlcl? w'ntAined la the i.wi'iuthe Rrt1ic'?* furnished will l?e required to be like the samples submitted, which will I>e retained for comparison, and delivered without delay when ordered to the satisfaction of tho hoad of the office fokf h,.c.h tl,ejr ar" required. ,rri?f-r^pArtment re"?rves the right ef ordering a r 1"*ntity pf ?w?h and every article contracted for, as the public service may require. >upplyingan inferior article at any time will bo tract* 8U?*c,ent cause forthwith to annul the con w'.th "PFroved security, to be given by the Ei Jt h!l contracting ; and in case of a failure to sup JLlii* &rtl?l,M required, tho contractor and sureties M!SiipJSir^S.fce,,ure ??'0C'6'J in ???* The subjoined list specifies, as nearly as can now ? frt''11!? ?mount, quality, and description of each the kinds of articles required. i?___ , t#wv Class No.\.?Paper. Item 1. 100 reams lolio post, satin finish, faint-lined, o in trimmed, of the very first quality 1W reams white-cap paper, hand-made, satin brush. faint-lined, and trimmed, ol the very bost quality 3. 30 reams white-cap paper, hand-made, satin nnished, of the very best quality 4. 3) reams white cap paper, machine made, jajut-Iined, and trimmed, of the best qual 5. 10 reams white oap paper, plain, hand made, taint-lined, and trimmed, oftlie best qual 6. 10 reams slain cap paper, white, machine made, faint lined, and triminod.of tho best quality 7. *> reams cap paper, blue laid, hand made, taint-lined, garden pattern, commonly known as despatch or consular paper, of the very hest quality 20 reams white law cap paper, satin finish, heavy, hand made, faint lined, and triin n k/wime('? ?'f the very best quality ? **? reams quarto post, hand made, white, highly glazed, and hard calendered, faint lined on threo sides, and c?i the very best quality 10. ion reams quarto post, machine made, white, plain, faint-lined on three sides, of tho best quality 11. 30 reams auafto post, hand-made, white, highly glazed, and hard calendered, faint lined four sides, and of the very best qual 12. 20 renins quarto post, French, faint-lined ? n ^ three sides, of the very b"?t quality id. 50 reams white vellum note paper, highly glazed, hard calendered, faint-lined, tilt edged on three sides, of the very best quality 14. 50reams white-laid note paper, gilt-edged, highly glazed, and hard calendered,of the very best quality 15. 30 reams heavy hand made .white medium ic <? paper, for books, of the very best quality it). reams heavy hand-made white royal paper mr books, of I he very Iwst quality 17. 30 reams heavy hand-made white super royal <o i?APapcr' f"r ,HK?ks, of the very hest quality in. I'm reams copying paper of tho very liest quality. color, and style 19. 50 reams heavy highly glazed awl hard cal enderwl envelope paper, royal, yellow, or buff. of the very best quality 8'. 50 reams heavy envelope paper, super royal, hard-calendared and highly glazed, yellow ?r buff, of the very best quality ?1. 50 i earns large brown envelope paper of the ? "?#t quality, strong and well made ?l. J) reams royal blotting paper of the very best .. . quality, style, and oolor. h,acti item of the above class must l>e accompanied with a sample of l?Hf a ream, or one package, when not packed in half reams, and the bids must state the price per ream delivered at the Department. i. , i Class 2.?Envelopes. Item 1. 500 adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, or bufl-colored, heavy, smoth, and thick, with full pockets, official sizes, of the three following sizes: efc by 3\, 9 by 4.and 10 by 4 inches ; price to e named for each ? *'*?,of t^f? best quality that is made. B. 100 lull-pocket adhesive envelopes, of the Proper size for quarto post, white, yel low, or buff, heavy, smooth, and thiek, of the very l>est quality. 3. 100 full-pocket adhesive envelopes, of the proper size for the note paper, white, yel low, or buff, heavy, smooth.^iiid thick, of the very best quality. Laoh color ol eech item of the above class must be accompanied by a sample of one package, and the price must l*? stated for each size and color. They must all be made adhesive, and gummed a proper dis tance each side of the centre lappels, with full pock ets, and the lower lappels well and securely gummed to the pocket. , Class 3.?Pens. Item 1. 10 dozen go| I pens of the best kind and qual ity manufactured. 2. 10 dozen gold pens in silver cases, with ever-pointed pencelsofthe best kindfrnd quality manufactured. 3. 3nodozen cards Perry's host metalio pens price to he per dozen cards. 4. 500 dozen steel pens of the best makers and quality. 6. dozen platma pens.1 7. 50 dozen ahtliata pens. 8. 2>J m qnills of the very best quality. 9- f0dozen bronze imitation quill pens. ? r all the items o| class 3, except it?*m 3, in the anove class, the bidder is not restricted to a particu .iin.,L.llu ^ '",.t samples of different makers, wit h tho price of each, ma> lie submitted, and the de partment will select which it deems tho best, the considered fitne?? for the servioe being all it. , ^ . Clam No. A.?Pencils. Item 1. 300 dozen * aher's best black lead pCTioils, IS os. 1,2, and 3 2. JfiO dozen of the hest quality of black lead pencils, without reference to tho maker's name 3. 3) dozen red and blue lead pencils of the best quality 4. a dozen ivory propelling penoils.of Mears. or others of likequaliiy, with box of lead for *Ach. On- dozen of each kind of class 4 must be submit ted t\8 Mini pins. Ink Stands, and Wafers. item I. iiVkstands' 8 in,provc<, Pale,,t American o' '^dozencast iron inkstands 3. 12 dozen red inksUnds with ground glass stoppers 4. gallons best ink, the department to have tne choice of the maker a. 3t? quart bottles of the liest copying ink. sample bott le to be submitted, of the bost quality mado fi. 3no quart bottles of the hest black ink 7. o gai lons best_ red ink, tho department to o ??? I? i choice of the market 8. 100 bottles hest blue ink, sample to be sub mittou 9. 3T0 botties carmine ink, French small size, in glass bottles, with ground-glass stop pen Jft. 1/1*1 large red wafers for department seal 11. impounds wafers, common ?ize, (?ist quality, 12. loo pounds best extra superfine scarlet seal For all the articles in class 5 suitable and conven to"each 68 mUB *"bmitte<l, with price attached (.lass IS Cutlery and Miscellaneous Articles. Item I. 30 dozen Rodgers's A Sons, er equal, genu ine springlerasers with ivory handles 2. AO dozen Rodgers's & Sons, or equal, four nladed knives, with stag and pearl handles 3. U dozen ivory-handled wafer stamps 4. 6 do large offico shears of the very best quality 6 dozen office scissors of the very best qual 6. 100 spools of the best quality of red linen tape 100 dozen of the best quality of red linen tape 8. 50 dozen silk tape of assorted colors, in hanks 9. fi dozen ivory pounce boxes 10. 6 dozen lignumvitoe pounce boxes 11.6 dozen cocoa or box and sand boxes of the %a best shape and quality 12. 6 dozen cocoa or box and wafer boxes of tho best shape and quality 13. 50 pounds prepared India rubber, of suitable sizes 14. 200 quarts black sand 15. 50 ounces pounce 16. 200 pounds strong linen twine ' 7. 12 dozen round rulers, assorted 18. 12 dozen flat rulers, assorted 19. 3D dozen 9-inch ivory folders 30. ao dozen rosewi?od pen-holders 21. 50 dozen elastic pen-holders 22. 50 dozen barrel pen-holders 23. 50 dozen pen-holders, assorted 24. 50 boxes small eylets, French ?. 25 boxes large eyleta, French 2G. 10 dozen steel lipped pen handles iy 6-lawt.THh June niav 1XIOTICK ESTABLISHMENT OF 1^1 TIIREF. ADDITIONAL LAND OFFICES IN THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS. In pursuance of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1897. entitled "An act to establish three ad ditional I*aiid Districts in the Territory of Kansas," to tie called respectively the "Delaware Land Dis triot," the "Osage I,and District," and the "West ern I.and District," it is hereby declared and made known that the offices for said districts have been established as follows, viz : For the " Dklawake District" at Do.xiphan. For the "Osagk District" at Fort Scott. For the "Writer* District" at Oodk.i, in said P?ri>itAv?r Territory Given under my hand, at the city of Washington us eleventh day ef April, A. D. 1857. * order of the President: u "s J08. 8. WILSON. Acting Commissioner of the General ap 13-lawtiw IJind Offioe. Notice of tAe?'reIioval of the Land OrricR fro* Rro Who t?> IIrndkr so*, in Minnesota Territory.?In accordance with the provisions of the act of Congress entitled "An act authorizing changes in the loaation of land offices," approved March 3,1853, it is hereby declar ed and made known that the offioe for tae sale of sublie lands at RED WING, in MINNESOTA TERRITORY will be removed to the town of HENDERSON, in said Territory,/rom and after the first day of June next. ^ijanunder my hand, at the city of Washington, this anth da* of A nr.i a rt .?? this mh day of A p ,1 A D .in bt o*i.r 5< iw ? ivviunni ; * 'I

Insurance, &c. pro;^8t,a?nnd m is e wwe." eo,< THK FBR^OFTfftSEA^D Wti.J. FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSURANCE COMPANY. OF PHILADELPHIA. Fire, Marini, and Inlasd Ibscbabcb. ? Authorized Capital #Ira&f*vnno!!! OmcB, Nobtiwht cobneb of Pbbnsyltabia Aveace abo 17th Stebbt, Wasubotob. DIRECTORS. Hon. Thoe. B. Florence, Charles DingM, George H. Armstrong, Thomas Manderfield. Charles A. RuUcam, Edwn6d R. Helmbold, Geo me Helmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall. Isaac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. I1ELM BOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 3B7 D street, opposite City Hall. John M. Thornton, corner 1st street and Virginia avenue. Island. James Williams, No. 22 JK street. John Riggles, No. j01 12th street, below Pennsyl vania avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Captain J. P. Levy, No. 367 Pennsylvaniaavenne, opposite National Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thnmason. Authorized Capital and As fit....... # 1,473,097 07 Assets ... #523.057 07 Invested in Bonds, Mortgages, and Good SeouriUee. The following statement exhibits the bnsinessand condition of the Company to November 1, IRSfi: Premium received on marine and inland risks to No vember 1,1R56 #214,8*4 fin f^ire premium 176.7% 61 ntereston loan?..? ?. 8,704 47 Total receipts 0400,185 68 Paid marine losses 064,477 04 Paid lire losses 39,737 39 Expenses, salaries, and commis sions. 45,489 00 Reinsurance, return premiums, and agency charges. 27,474 68 #177.128 61 Balance remaining with the Company #223,<i.?r7 07 The Assets 0/ the Company are as follows: Philadelphia city and county bonds #16,846 18 Railroad bends 11,000 00 First mortgages, real estate 143*5<J0 00 Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,400 on Girard and nonsoliaatien hank stock 5,125 00 Deposited with Duncan, Sherman A Co., " New York ?.o? on Deterred parment on stock not yet due.... 97.700 on Notes for marine premiums WR.'WO Due from agents, secured by bonds ?>,376 18 Premiums on policies reoently issued, and debt* Hue the company 28,470 3R Balance iu bank .. ? 16,466 74 #?823.0*7 07 The business of this Company will compare favor ably with the most successful similar institutions in the United States. From t ho 1st day of Aug list ,1855, in fifteen months, up to the 1st day of November. 1356, the premiums and interest received amounted to the lar^e sum of four hundred thousand one hundred and eiehty-five dollars ami sixty-eight cents, with the payment of losses and expenses of one hundred and seventy - seven thousand one hundred and twenty-eight dol lars and sixty-one cents. With these evidences of success and good man apement, the Directors feel justified in soliciting a snare of public patronaee, helievintc that the security ofTered is ample, ami tnntall fair claims will be ad justed more aocording to equity than legal technical ities. Ths Company is prepared to issue policies against loss or damage by fire on DWELLINGS. FURNITURE, MILLS, MAN UFACTORIES, WAREHOUSES, All descriptions i?f BUlLDlN'GSnnd their contents; or all kinds of MERCHANDISE, transported by Vessels.Steamboats, Canal Boats. Railroads. and the usual conveyances to or from anv portion of m EUROPE AND AMERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS navigating the Western Waters. The rates of premium will be as low as other com panies, and in fixing them every improvement in construction and arrangement will be taken mto con sideration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. Office, northwest oomer Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. Insurance may also be effected at the Home Office, northwest corner Walnut and Second streets, Philadelphia, And mother prinoipal eitiesof the United States bT authorized officers of the Company. ap 3 WASHINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY. CHARTERED BY CONGRESS. Capital #200,000!!! This Company is now prepared to receive applica tions for INSURANCE ON BUILDINGS, MER CI1A> DISK, Ace., at the usual City rates, without any charge for Policy, at their Office, corner of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Washington City Savings Bank. Dieector*., m. F. Barly, Samuel Bacon. Robert Farnhain, James F. Haliday, Win. Orrne, Hudson Taylor, Francis Mohun, M. W. Gait. Benj. Deal I. JAMES C. McGUIRE, President. G. D. Hanson, Secretary. _ ap 11-ly BANKING HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. Deposits.? Deposits received and Ctiecks paid without charre. Drafts on the northern seaboard cities received on Deposit at par, and Exchange on said Cities furnished to depositors without charge. Interest on Deposits.?Interest will l?e allowed on Deposits at such rates as may be agreed upon. Deposits in Virginia and Incurrsnt Monet. Deposits in Virginia and other Uncurrent Money re ceived to be checked for, payable in same funds, or in specie, wo charting the regular Exchange. Discounts.?Notes. Drafts,and Billsof Exchange wiu be discounted, and Loans made on Stooks, Bonds, and Securities, at the market rate. Letters or Credit.? Letters of Credit will be furnished, negotiable 111 the ditferent Cities of the I nited States, on Deposit of Money or Collaterals, and interest allowed if Money is deposited, ana charged if Collaterals, 011 such terms as may l>e agreed upon. ? Traveling Bills or Exchange.?Travelers will be furnished with drafts in such sums as may be de sired negotiable in the ditferent Cities of the Union. IJlLLS AND I-ETTERSOFCREniTON E.NO LA ND. Ir E land and KrRorE.-Billsof Kxchange and Letters of Gredit on England. Iroland and Europe, furnished at the market rate for Exchange, in sums to suit. Bonds, Stoces, Ac.?Bonds. Stocks, and Securi ties paring from 6 to 12 pr. oent.. always for sale, or iMiught in the different Cities at a commission of a ^ pr. oent. Where Stooks are bought upon orders, w e reserve the right to call for a deposit of in pr. cent on the cost. Bonds or Stooks will be ordered by tele graph. Railroab. City, and State BoNDs.-Railroad, City, and State Bonds can be placed in onr hands for negotiation, cither in this country or Europe. Rail road Iron purchased f??r cash or with Bonds. 1..AND \> areants.?Land Warrants bought at the market rates. All Warrants sold by us are gMaraa teed in every respect. Laud Warrants located on commission. I^ind Warrant quotations regularly furnished if re 9 u 011 f ed. Warrants will be forwarded to Western Houses on orders, or sent for sale on oommisnon to responsible part i9Ai ^,STAiIE A2*P l*?*BAircBs.-Real Estate bought and sold, and Insurances affected. Cocrt or Claims, Co nor ess .-C laims on the I nited States, before the Court ?f Claims or Congress, intrusted to us, will be prosecuted by prompt and abte attorneys. . _ CHUBB BROTHERS, J*"*7 _ Opposite the Treasury. OQfi PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. " uear corner of\3th Street. ?: H. STINEMETZ having made arrangements wit h a Company of Hatters to be fur nished with the most popular styles of MOLESKIN A.\bPBftAVl-:R HATS, will hereafter make a dis count of 12K per cent upon the actual market prioe. making theHat sold for #4 (and not unfreuuontly for 95) for4 the low prioe of $3.50. a slight varia tion 111 quality #3, and for #2.50a su penor quality for the money. To make this system effectual, he will keep no books, but sell exclusive ly for Cash on Delivery, which cannot fail being advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him wilH f?.r ?nd sell at a small profit, meeting With no losses by bed debts. r n?H?2,yr *yT Ha7*. CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Alcn, Boys, Misses and Infants' wear. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. i?h. a. ? * ?,l"8Tlvania Avenue, near comer of 13th Street. ap 11-tf JNTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOS1TES. MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES CnUBB BROTHERS, BANKERS, Opposite the Treasury. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS, Washinfton, is 00inposed of s arrangements M. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHER, BARROW A CO.. is oomposed S? St.* J. CHUBB. ? ?? .r ALEi'R H. BARRcrvV, ?7-t f WM.Il, DOUG A L. ana a nut sup HATS! HATS!?Constantly on hand a full sup ply of BEEBE'S NEW YORK STYLES, together with TAYLOR'S HATS, of Baltimore. The best black dress H ATS, got up in the latest style for #3JO, as good as thoee usually sold at #5; and a good fashionable Hat ati #3, worth #4; and a first rate Hat, #2^n. Tho best materials and the best ? workmauslup is employed to produce a #5 Hat, which is sold for #3J0. We do a cash business, meet with no losses, but give each oustoroer fall value for his'money. Felt Hats unusually low. N. B. Agent for Drisooll's Balm of a Thousand Flowers. Price 25 cents per bottle. ANTHONY,7th street, near Pa. avenue, Agent for a New York Hat Company. sept 36?tf OTICE OF I M P O R T aVcJR .-WINKS. Brandies, fine Seoaes, Ac.?The subecrihei begs to inform thepuhiio that he will sell his fine stock of Wines, Brandies, Liquors, Segars and fine Groceries at very reduced prieee. They are not to be equalled by auy other stock m this oity. The trade is respectfully solicited to call ai>d examine my stock. iArge invoicee are now on their way here, which will be sold low for <*sh- AU goods cuaraa tied. . _ JOSfAS P. I.EVY, ap 21-tf No. aw Pb. ar. op. National Hotel. CJOJJPOIATIP* r Medicine*. T? Mr. Knnvr. of Roxbarr. hne ???ae of our common pasture wwU?i^ that .or.. IVtlT MHO OF KHO*, fro? . TJkr versl Srrd/uln dotem to ?Ptmpl*. He lis* tried it in over eleven never failed except wtrot*?, hrthThwgffi^Ha mnr lie has tow !? hi* >o?im?ob over one nunarea S^ifi^es^f lUvalae.all withia iw.nl* ".'I- of BT? bottles we warranted to cure a narsing 8oca ^On?to three bottles will care the wont kind of "fw^hSSlKBt w,llole.rth. -Mt^ofBUe. Two bottle* are warranted to oure the woret Canker in the Mouth and Stoinach. .u. Three to five bottles are warranted to oure ina worst kind or Erysipela*. ... Hn One or two bottles are warranted to cure m na mor hi the Eye*. . , ,t - Two bottle* are warranted to cure Running of the Kara and Blotchca among the Hair. Four to aix bottle* are warranted to aara corrupt and running I ots. ? One bottle will cure Scaly Eruptions af the Skin Two or throe bottle* are warranted to eure ina worst kind of Ringworm. ,. Two or three bottle* are warranted to cure the most mnet desperate eaae of R heumatiem. Three to four bottle# are warranted to cure nalt fhFiive'to eight bottlee will oure the worat oaae of *" A benefit is alwavs experienced from the first bot tle, and a perfect cure i* warranted when the above quantity l* taken. , . . . Nothing look* so improbable to tho*e who have in vain tried all the wonderful medicines of the nay. a* that a oominon weed growing on the pasture*. ana along old stone walla, should cure every humor in the system ; yet it is a fixed fact. .If you have a humor, it has to start. There are no II- S nor AN DM. numi nor ha'* about it suiting some case*, butinot yours. 1 peddled over a thousand bottlesofit in the vicinity ot Boston. I know the effect* of it in every oaae. It ha* already done some of the greatest cure* ever done in Ma**achusett*. 1 gfcve it to children a year old, to old people of *ixty. I have seeu poor, puny, wormy-looking children, whoee (ImJiwiu wfl ?na flabby, restored to a perfect *tate of health by one battle. , ? , . . To those who are suhject to a aiok ho?ache,one bottle will always cure it. It give* great relief in catarrh and dizziness. Some who have taken it had been costive for years, and have l>eesi regulated by it. Where the b??dy is sound it work*> quiteJ*a*y, but where there i* an* derangement of the function* of nature.it will cniise very singular feelinga. but you must not be alarmed; thy always disappear in from four da v* to a week. There i* never a had re sult from it; on the contrary. when tliat feeling i* gone, you will feel your*e|flike a new per*on. I hoard *ome of the most extravagant eucomiums ol it tluit ever man listened to. .... In my own practioo I always kept it strictly for hu mors?out sinoe it* introduction a* a general family medicine, great and wonderful virtuaa have been found in it that I never suspected. Several case* of epileptic tits?a disease which was nlwnrK considerwi incnrnbK hnv? l?^n cur#*l l?? * few bottle*. O, what a mercjr if it will prove e(P*e tual III all cases o| thst swtul malady ? th?re are but few who have seen inore of it than I have. 1 know of several ca*es of Dropsy, all of them ageo ?eople cured l?y it. For the vanou* di*ea*e? of the .iver, Sick llead.ieho, Ds*f|?i*, Asthma, Fever and Ague, pain in the Side, Diaease* of thoSpnje. arid particular!* in Disease* of the Kidueys, ?e.,tne discover* has done more got*l than any medicine ever known. . , No change of diet ever neoessarv ?ealthel?e*t you can get and enough of it. Directi*m* for Une.?Adults one taWe-apoonTnl per da*?children over ten years dessert pp?*?nlol? children from five to eight years, tea-spoonful. A* no direction* can be applicable to all constitution*, take sufficient to operate on the bowel* twice o day. MANCrxCTCRXD BT DONALD KENNEDY. A'o. 12" Warren Street. Rorbury, Massachusetts. Agent* for Washington.?Chae. Stott A Co.. Z. Oilman. Kidwell A Ijiwrenee, J. B. Oardner, Burry A Co.. D. Walsli A Co., F. S. Walsh. J. P. St?>n*t Martin King, Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz A Co.. O Boswell, Daniel B.Clark, J. P. Milburn, Dun'sir Dvsen. Ford A Bro. Agent* for* Georgetown.?B. S. Ci**HI, O M Lent ham, J. L. Kidwell. my *-ly __ THE PERUVIAN SYRUP having sueoessfully passed the ordeal to which many discoveries in the Materia Medica are subjected, inu*t now be ra oeived aa an established medicine. ITSEFFICACY IN CURING DYSPEPSIA. . . _ Afections of the Liver, Dropsy, ATsnraigta. Br?a chitis and Consumptive T*nd*ncies, Disorder ed slate of ike Blood, Boit%, General Debility, and all Diseases tekick require a Tonic and Alterative medicine is beyond question. The proofs of it* efficacy are *o numerous, ao well authenticated, and of suon peculiar character, that sufferers cannot reasonably hesitate to reoeive the prottered aid. The Peruvian Syrup does not profess to be a rtire all, but its range is extensive, because many dises ses, apparently unlike, are intimately related, and, proceoding from on* cause, inay be oured by one remedy. The class of diseases for which the Svrup promi ses a cure, is precisely that which has so often baf fled the highest order of medical skill. The facta are tangible, the witnesses accessible,and the safety and efficacy of the Syrup incontrovertible. Tho*e who may wish for an opinion from disinter ested persons respecting the character of the Syrup, cannot fail to be satisfied with the following amoug numerous testimonials, in the hands of the Agent*. The signature* rvre those of gentlemen well known in the community, and of the highest respectability. CARD. The undersigned having ex pen enoed the beneficial effects of the Peruvian Syrup,'* do not hesitate to recommend it to the attention of the publio. From our own experience, aa well as from the tes timony of others, whoae intelligence and integrity are altogether unquestionable, we have no douot of its efficacy m cases of inoipient Disease* of the Lung* and Bronchial Paaaages, Dyspepsia. Liver Complaint, Dropsy, Neuralgia. Ac. Indeed it* ef fect* would be incredible, but from the character of those who have witnessed thein, and have volunteer ed their testimony, aa we do our*, to it* restorative power. JOHN PlERPONT. THOMAS A. DEXTER, S.H.KENDALL. M. D. SAMUEL MAY. THOMAS C. AMORY. For sale bv Z- D. OILMAN, Special Agent, 360 Pennsylvania avenue, and at the General Agency, corner of L and 8th street*. Navy Yard. fob S I)RIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE 1 OK THf_ PHISIOLOG1CAL VIEW OF MARRIAGE, By M. B. La CROIX, M. D., Albany. N. Y. ann pages and 130 fine Plain and Colored Lith??graphs and Plates. irrPRICE ONLY?CENTS -n| . \U~ Sent free oj postage to all parts oj tie Union-. Dr. M. B. I*a Croix's Physiolngioal View of Mar nag*. A new and revised edition of 2SA pages and tfln plates. Pnoe 25 oents a copy. A popular and comprehensive treatise on the duties ami (?i*ualties of single and married life?happy and fruitful allian ces, mode of securing them?infelicitous sad infer tile ones?their obviation and removal?nervoua de bility, its cause* and cure, by a process at oiicc so simple. *afe. and eff ectual, that failure is impossible ?rules for daily management -an esaay on Sperma torrhepa, with practical observations on aaaferand more successful mode of treatment?precautionary hints on the evil results from empirical practioe; to Which is added commentaries on the diseases of h malos?from infancy to old age?each case graphical ly illustrated by beautiful plates. It'points out the remedies for thoae self-innieted miseries and disap pointed hopes so unfortunately prevalent in ttia young. It is a truthful adviser to the married, and those contemplating marriage. Its perusal is partic ularly recommended to persons entertaining secret doubts of their pb> sical condition, and who are oon scioiis of having hazarded the health, happiness and privileges to which every human being is entitled to. Pnoe 25 cents per oopy, or five copie* for ?!, mail ed free of postage to any part of the United States, b* addressing Dr. LA CROIX, tpost paid.) Albany, New York, enclosing 25 cents. N. B. Thoso who prefer ma* consult Doctor |LA CROIX.upon any of the diseases upoa which his book treats, either personally or by mail. His modi cines often cure in the short apace of six da**, and completely ami entirely eradicate all traces of those disorder* which oopaiva and cubeb* have so long been thought an antidote, to the ruin of the health of the patient. His " French Secret" i* the groat con tineiital remedy for that class of disorders which un fortunatel*, physicians treat with merourv, to tha irretrievable destruction to the patient's constitu tion, and which all the sarsaparilla in the world can not oure. irT- Office No. 31 Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. fen n?ly ?OUGH?COLDS-HOARSENESS. DR. TYLER'S CoJTpOUXD SYRUP OF GUN ARRABIC: The most Pleasant, Safe and Speedy Cure J6r Whooping Cough, Croup, Asthma, Dis * eased Lungs and Consumption. Entered according to Act oj Congress, A. D. 1837. In again presenting to the notioe of Hie public the aliove remedy, we feel that little apology is needed. Vast numbers in all sections of the Union are obliged to have reoourse to other souroes of relief than the immediate prescription of their family physioian, and as each return of the winter season brings out a host of professedly new specifics, some good, others use less, and many decidedly dangerous, it becomes as much a matter of duty as interest, believing this to be a remedy, oumbining the greatest advantage*, with the least objections of any other in use. to make it a* extensively known a* practicable. That such I* its character, i* abundantly proved by the tiict, that 4t has been extensively used the laat twenty years with unparalleled suooe** ; that it* reputation haa continued to apread aud its sale increase, with little aid from advertising or published lists of cer tificates, (which all know can as easily be had for a worthless preparation as for a meritorious one.) that Sits own intrinsic merit, with the recommendation persons benefited by its use, it has gained its pre sent popularity ; it is not trumpatad to the world aa a specific or curs all, but as a valuabls and soientifio auxiliary in pulmonary oases, ready at hand, and one that has been geiwirally found to afford relief whera most others have been tried without material benefit As such, it is reoogmsed by numbers of ourTeadinx phy*ici?ns, who know Us composition, and have been eye witnesses of its superior eftcaqy, as wall aa by thousands of oar most res pee table eitixens, to Meat I?f?r?DO? '? cheerfully permitted: ?NAIR* 2 P*L'MER^l^ASl^SMiT^ cilffivB&IS? &yM ARABIC COl'OH UKOpS. the same aompoattion in a portable form, much patronised by euulie speakers, singers, frequenters ol puhile aesembljee, Ac., as Q?kiness from the throat and voioe, rSu charm on a troublesome oough. Price 1 and ? pants a bo?. dec 3-1* F1 S"J,N 0 T A C K LEv-H OO KS, UNBS. RODS, *? ??ala, Aa.,aoomplete outfit just reoeived at the Housefurnishing Store, 4M 7th street. '* O. Fit ANCIR. ? * ' ? Tr*velw?' Directory. w^vtjfs^sr^tt.wrar CO!.l.\ LR wHI dfpmrt at U* Mlow ? hours. on and itlwr -*1 Mm next : !<??*? Alexandria. at 7, W\, IS. 2S. **?. and <>*? o'cloc^. Leave Washington, at IIV. 1, JK. ?*. and 7. The public may confident Ijr rely ?o the B?*t1 X at the time advertised. pnMic may confidently rely od the B<*t start the time advertised. .One of the Boats will make a trip to MOUNT VKRNON on Tt md?t and Fuipat of each weak, leaving W ashingten at 9 o'clock a. m. JOB COKSON. < Ourfun. GEO. T. HOW ARD. { **?*????? Either Boat mi be chartered for Kacnrsions at ?iy time, on applicative to JU8KPH BR VAN, resident of the I'ompany.at his oAce, 3S) Penn. avenne, or to the Captain* on hoard. ap *Mf STEAMER OKORGR PAGE. HOURS OF DEPARTURE Leave Alexandria at O*. 1%, 9, 12*. 3, 4* ?*. l.aere Waahington at a. 8. f\, I IK. IV, 4. ?*. 7. ap an d KLLI* I? rft icF., Captain. yyTASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. Train* leave WASHINGTON for BALTIMOB K at 6 and 8H a. m., and S and 4>? p. m. On Snnaar, at O* p. nr LTIMORK l Leave BALTIMORK for WASHINGTON at 8i and 9% a. m.. and 3 and 5*? p. m. u Sunday at 4Jt a. m. Passenger* for Philadelphia and New York vilt take train* at t, 8S', and 4V For Annapolis will take trains at 8X and <K. For Norfolk wdl take trains at *H snd J. For the Wast viil take trains at iand lH,connect ing at the Waehiugton Junction. Jan 16 tf T. H. PARSONS. A|iat. A1LY LINE FOR EDWARDS' FERRV AND LEESBURG. Va., via Chesapeake and ? bio Canal.?The Packet Boats AR O and ,M.C. M EIGS. will commence making daily trip* to the aUtve points.' on Monday. March 23, leaving the wharf of W. H. ami H. G.Ritter. Georgetown, D. C. every morning at 7 o'clock, Sundays excepted; through ib etfht hours; leaving Georgetown attseven o'clock in the morning, the Boats will arrire at the Great Fall*.or Washington Aqnednct. at 1? a. m., Seneca at I?wv, Edward*' Ferry at 3 p. in., where a stage will be in readiness to e??nvejr passengers to l/ee?biirg, Va. Returning. leave Edwards' Ferr* ever) dar at nine o'Hook in the morning, aud arriving in Georgetown at sunset. Throngh Tickets. #!.TV Intermediate point* as follow*: Great Fall* or Washington Aqueduct Vi cents; Seneca. 7* e?nt?; Kdwards' Ferry, 4I.T7; Leesburg. Virginia, including coach. 0I.7.V Men served on the Boats at moderate prices, mar 25 W. H. ft 11. G. R ITTER () RANGE AND ALEXANDRIA R AILROAiX. GREAT SOUTHERN MAIL LINE. Twice Unity, (Snwfay niclit* exceptel.) between WASIII N'iTON and the SOI TH. via At.FXAN t>K I A. GORDONSVII.LE AND Rl? HMOMl), ? AN VI LI.E and GH KENSBOROUGH. Leaves Washington at R "'Hurt a. m. " Alexandria at 7)? o'nlocfc a. ni. " Washington si 7 o'clock p. in. ** Alexandria at 8)? o'clock p. m. Fare from Washingtot aud Alexandria to Rich mond. #5 5a. U7~Onipilm*es and Haccage W'axons will heal the Depot of the Washington Railroad, to couve* na* aen?em and baggage to the Steamer GFO. PA?*F, for Alexandria, a distance of six miles, allowing ample time for maai*. mar 27 tf J AMES A. EVANS. Agent. J^eVv route to the southw est. MEMPHIS # CHARLESTON RAILROAD CO M P L1TBD?TO * X Kt XI *0 Cknttanoogn, Ttnm.; Cha'lnton. h. C.; Smram nak, (?a., and a11 ike Noriktaturm cum, u-tia M'mpkts, Tenn. The last connecting link of Railroad between NEW YORK ANDTHK MISSISSIPPI RIVF.R. This road is new completed and opened forth*reg ular transportation of Passengers and Freight, and will ajforu more I.xpedition and leas Expeaee than any other route between the Northeast and South west. Passengers and Shippers will take due notioa thereof, and govern themselves according!*. Passenger Trains leave Stevenson daily at o'clock, a. m., (after the arrival of the trains fn>m Chattanooga and Nashville. >and arrive at Memphis Sime dav at 7 p. m.. oonncctiug with First C.ass loam Packets to New Orleans, aud all other impor tant points upon the Western R ivers.* Goods con signed tu Railroad Agents at Charleston or Savan ?ah, will be forwarded to Memphis and other points, l?y Express Freight Trains. Freight in charge of the Adams Express Const pany i* earned over this route daily by the Paasen ger traina. F. C. ARMS General Superintendent. Hcktsville, (Ala.) April ist, 1857. 'Through Tickets to Memphis, fte.. sold at Wil mington, N. C,: Charleston.S. C.; Augusta. Savan nah, Macon, Atlanta, and Colfirabus. Ga : Montgoni erv, Ala.; Chatunooga. awl Nashville, Tenn. To oonnect with the Wastern Trains on this road, passengers will take the nigh t trains from Wilmin- - ton.N.C.; Augoeta.Ga.;Chvttanoogaaitd Nashville Tenn.; and the day trajt* from Charleston and Kingaville, 9. C.: and AtlanU, Ga. ap 7-tf I?OR ALL PART* OF THE WEST. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. Xiw ami Improvfd Arrangement*. Three Traina daily from Baltimore for Cuml<er land, Wheeling, and all part* of the West, 1st. The ACCOMMODATION TR AIN will leave (except Sundar ) at 6.iS a. m., connecting with trams from Philadelphia, first train from W'aahmgton tat Junctionwill atop at Way Statious. and arrive at Cumberland at 4 o'clock p. m. 2d. .The MAIL TRAiN leaves Camden Station daily (except Sunday) at 8 J" a. ni.. and reache* Wheeling by 4 a. m., connectinc at lle??wf?od w.th Hams for Columbus. Cincinnati. Osyton. ladianapa lis, I<oui*ville. Cleveland. Toledo, Detroit. Chios*-, St. I.OMIS. Cain>, and intermediate points. 3d. The EXPRESS TRAIN leave* daily at 7 p. m.. connecting with express traias for Cincinnati. I4'. Loin*. Cairo. Chicago.and intermediate places. The distance to Cineimiati ami other central awl s?>*th?Hn place* in the West, I* nearly lot mite* *h??rt*r lhaii nv any other mute. The time to liieae piace* is ai*>i a aae nailed. ItT* Baggage checked throngh to Columbus. Cm cunat i, Indianapoli*. and St. l?oui*. C r Passengers awl Baggage transferred at ai points free. THROUGH TICKETS will he eobl toall thel*r*e town* in the Wast, at the k<w*tl possible rate*, at the Ticket Ofiioe, Camden Station, aud at W^a*hnu: tog city. _fLr A seoond-class oar is attached to the MAIL TRAIN. Paaseiigere fn>m Baltimore or Washington >ssr riew tk? entire reed hy daylight.by taking Aee-4n mixlation or Mail Train, and lying over at CumkeT land or Oakland. They resume the next morning (?? the Expraaa Train, which leave* Cumberland at t>' a. m., and reaches W'hecliug at 2 p. in. Passensers from Washington have ample tune fee meal* at Washington Junction. ? Tin* is the only route by which Thronth Tirgets and Baggage Check* can be ?Main?vJ in W ashingtoo. FOR WA Y PASSENGERS. The Accommodation Train at f.ts will *t?*p a's ] stations east of Cumberland.and the F.xpres* at *'* Uons between Piedmont, going West. V'Astwat^l* the Mail Train leaves W'hecling st 7.15a. m..acH Ac commodation leaves Cumberland at CJh. reacinat BaJtnnore at 5.46j>. m. The FREDERICK TRAIN start* at 4p.m . ? cept Sunday) stopping at Way Stations. I-eav-W Fredsnok at 9 a. m., arriving at Eteltimore at lt-3? noon. Tlie ELLICOTTS MILL TRAIN leaves t>m ayn Station at6 a.m. and p.m. Leaves Ellicotts Mills at 7 JO a. m. and 7J* p. m.. except Sundae s. W. S. WOODS IDF. jan IB tf Master of Tran*w>rtati<*e. THE,NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMEKf. Tkt Skip* comptiting tk is fLittt art: ' W ' h* ATLANTIC .Capt. Oliver EJdridgs Baltic".. c?pt. jo*eph comst.>xk he ADRIATIC Capt. Jame* W est These ships having been bnilt by contract express!* K>r Government service, every care has been taken la tbe?r construction, as also in their engine*. t<> in sura strength awl speed, and their aoc>miii<?iati<,s* for passengers are unequalled for clegance and fort. Prioe of passage fn>m New York to I.ivcrp-wl.'? first cabin, #1S>; in second do., $75 ; excln*rv ? ii*e?4 extra sixe state room*. From Liverpo"! t?? New York, at* and gninee*. An axperience?l geoMttnahed to each ship. No berths can I* secured until paid for. The ships of this line have improved water-tight balk-heads, and to avoid danger fro?i?* will not cross the Banks north of 42 degrees i.t?? after the 1st or Augaat. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. ?, ??om kiw Toax. raoH Lir?art?oi.. tnrday, Jan. X 1SCT Wednesday, Jan. 7 tnrday, Jan. T7 1M7 Weflneeday, Jan.21 1^" tnrday. Jan. 31 IW7 Wednesday. Feb. 4 ttfj Feh. 14.... 18S7 Wednesday, Feb. 18 if] Satnrday, March 14 .1897 W ednesday. Mar. 4 1 Saturday, April 1L...1RS7 Wednesday. Aprii I 1*^ Saturday, Afay 9 1&S7 Wednesday, .\sril 29.1"^ Saturday, May 28 HWT Wednesday, May 77 Saturday, June C. ....1897 Wednesday, J una ia Saturday, June ?....1857 Wednesday, Jane24 gatnrday, Jnly 4..... 18ff7 Wednesday, Jnl* 8 Saturday, July lg |gS7 ? Weilaesday. July 23 Eor freight or passage, apply to DWAgD K. cSlLINS, No. SA, Wall ?ti*?. new i ork )\VN. SHI PI FY ft CO., Uveraool. ^.^PHEN KENNARD 4 CO., No. Tt, AM K ^oIWahS'WRIGHT ft CO., Paris. The owners of these ships will not lie *eeo?u,lAr' for goid, silver, bullion, specie, jewelry. stones or metals, un.eaa hills of ladiag are sa"** therefor and the value thereof expressed therein. fsb 3 JOSEPH 6AWTL|k&,CABINET MAKF.R ANA* UsDERTAXg*.? Ready made Cof-.?-7. a fin* constantly on hand. Fanerals tended to, and interments procured 1a , _ ^ the different Cemeteries. Furniture of ?a script ion made to order. Old Furniture Repai and Varnished. Ware Rooms ?? Penn-svenuejw- a tweea 17th and ltth streeta. f the l>est qualities of Wood sad CcalJ*^ aan he obtained in the market. Fair m aura tmr be relied on in all ease*, and the pr>? low as the best article will admit. Coal kept enter oover-p? Ihs- t?.thJT *?.n r?i?ih?. mi inr U'D. w ?T T. J. ft W. M. GAI.T. ' N. W. oor. of uth aad C street, No.** ) pontk tfMwAro* ... ""