Newspaper of Evening Star, May 29, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 29, 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAK. (For the Evk.m.w Star. THE (>K I EK SONG. ?T P A C L JirilltOTOS. There ia r son* ?o mourrful and so ?*???(, TbRt, thoiifh it b* no' uttered by the tongue. Hath yet a mnladf that tlosts through Hesven.? Aui Hod's glad sn*eis weep when it ia sun* ; It ia a song tuo sacred to impart? It breaths* the inuaic of a stricken heart! The aou! hath strength to suffer much of pain And leave no can* on the placid brow,? And after years of misery, a smile As full ol jov may wreathe the lips as now: ?ut to some nearta there ootnea to sore a grief, imt dotii distil no halm that bring* relief. The mated pair thet enve thee life mar die? Thy sister, fair and young, fad* in her bloom? A dear good brother follow quickly on. And then be left a mourner ar their tomb ? Though dark the sky.and sad tho tears that How The aun may shine. and dry the atreaui of wo. ' But when tho maiden thou hast deified BeoRuse of some sweet charm she hath for thee. ?rh:?l,nrf*' 'V? 8nd nl*ht- hat I. worshipped heen rhrough hopeful years with fond idolitry . Hath. not J'si f hint, waked a subtle lire Of lore within thee, never to expire,? Then, forth* rn<s>o*. giveth friendship's gift, A sacred. insufficient oif-m^: I othee,as ever, gentle, kind, sincere.? An an^et without he a! in* <?* iter u-tnr? I here sinketh on the soul suoii uttor wo, it may or borne, not so.aced uere below. The chosen one! for worship set apart: The faireat of her sea in mind and n >art r Becoming daily dearer to thy sight? Pure as a maiden can he, ami as tiri^ht: In every prayer, Hie first that He may bieas ! To love, to live for, never to possess? Ood'a merry ! let the heart-atrinfs l-e of glass, 80 fraeile that their hr aku,~ may be brief ? But give them not capnc.t\ to bear The Jon* continued strain of such a jtrief ?roud son I. high-atmng! w ith torn.w thiis 111 tunc, hy song 1*, V'eai?, rAcami not comt too ?oo#i. Washington, Majr.lttS7. Cj/~The Boston Courier states that Donald ?McKay, the eminent ship-builder of that citv has within the Inst ten v? as. l.uilf and equipped ves sels to the extent of HXMNJO tons. CT" A voting gentleman of twenty-three years loRt #1. .t**> at a roulette table in New Orleans a v *??' a,,d !,aid il ,0 cent ?>ef.,re be left the city. ID-Some enterprising ?,ov* were hawking bit* ?V.0p* ".V0"* ,he *tr"'? on Wi?lay U?t. at Louis ville, selling them to the ignorant and foolish, at exorbitant lates. as the same material used in hanging the negroes on the 15th. Quite Natural?A writer of travels, in giv ing an Recount of some Indians of Australia. sa\s that, though thev are fond of ornaments, they -naturally go naked.'' Very likely-that , the case with most people. Lr Mr Warring g:ve? a table in h!s ?? Notes on the Disease, of India." which te.ids to show * teetotaler is more liable to fever 'here than a mod?rate or even an immoderate drinker; but that, on the other hand, the teetotaler has the ad d?2?'" U'lr*K m"r'* ?*XP',?Pt f "?> most other P- M - Allterlon, In St I.oui*. became wrath !,;ba"1,e|ne>,t inflirfed upon one of the p Albertsons. by the school ma'am, Mrs Ktebardson. the other day. Tosatisfy her ven-'e !-7v; f lndignant dame look Mrs R jehad-'" .7J5eJtl,rW,,b.hrr 'eft h2nd" while with her rfght sh?* pounded that ladv'a be:?l with a bi-? stone, injuring her very l?adlv. One of the male ff> ,h* bowev?r, in time to prevent fatal consequences. Ey A pet sh.-ep m the flock of a farmer in IV \y lr"'t w^-was nosing about * co?? han?i"X on the fence, when he succeede,! in nulling from .1 pocket a roll of l>aiik 1 n,ii awarp it was ?? nithy lucre." fie swall ,Wed the roil, and soon louDd thar it was iiulrt d tb** *voot of all evil" fm tai? ?h<*pslilp, for hi.H thr?Ktf wan forthwith rut. and hi? stomach w:?s ojh-u.u, wh.-n thr- roll 01 o.lls was t j.ind safely de,>?>-i!te?l there. Sl.JN ? r'?* American Peace Society's meetino i:i this c:tv. ve>terdav afternoon. pass,Hl off without general dispute, private quarrel, or ill-tempered personal allusion. Harmony and mutual forbearance leijrned in their midst ' Now that tbeso worthy gentlemen, j/ooj Christians and devoted philanthropists have subdued the combat:ve f-e^in^s that harliored in tlieir own breast, they cm, devote their abundant energies t.i the r*-forn^ation of the world about them ? bcton HerolJ. . Most of the Brass MiUa in our S'tnte are i^'fV I*" ',rass. bo->p-. wbich ladies wear tn tnelr skirts The \> insted ; -raid savn that the uew Bras* Mill at Plymouth is engaged upon an order for l.m*i 001,r:d- of tbe,e -trips ?f ? Rnd that an average of T(M pound, llaiiu is re eeiyed at the Ansonia depot, and snippetl to New \ ork b\ railroad The Uate bury Mills are als4, running on bras* hoops. Old Connecticut k?-?, ^Ttr?Pi i5f rl8h,/'de up. readv to catrh whatever rains ?Hartford Courant The accounts of s^tT-rlng and threatened fain necontinue to reach us i.or only f.omoneo ' b"tfrom a number?West. s?uti, and Northwest. Actual starvation in some localities <1'?P?fken of; and ^-y great b.>s. , of ra!tk. aiitl other farm stork. This is ceitaiuly a very unu sual state ofaflui rs 111 this country, and. of course. Is only possible for a ve.y liniite,! periiKl and in districts remote f,om the highways of communi cation. The Ion:; and severe winter, the back wa.d spring, and in some instances the prodiiral "V-seq lent upon j>rof:is,on, are tLe causes ?s , ID* The UtRMexcit.atopic, in New Vi.ik. i-, the hydrophobia, and a War a/ainsj all <1.>?- 00 ? ng at large is to i<e dictated imme?liately r?nd prosecuted with ene^v A man named' john j. ,se. d vd of hydrophobia on Tuesday. He wx b.tten by a dog a month or m* weeks sin. e, and died within a week from the time the paroavsms were fl. st manifested. A r oachinan in the employ f Alvord. als4> di.wl >11 Monday .rom thn same cause. Others have bitten' and of course are fearfully apprehensive of the re ETThe Kingston Wh?g says; ?? Heannonnce it as a posit, ve fa? t. ti.M l)r Kae. the Arctic trav T it'J* "J ,bf> ron,ributloiisoi" kind friend*., is bu..ding in Kingston dock-yn dan Arc-ic sboon r, to be reedy in May. to jjo down to <iue|>ec theijce to the Arctic legions to make o?e more search for Captain h ranklin's pn-ty. dead or nlive UT Kae is to command the sehooner. anil the party of hardv adventurers to accompany him and man his vessel arc selected and en -a -ed Wesav to search for Captain Kr inklin an?l his m-n i>? cause. as for the ships Terror and Krebus tt.ey were most unquestionably seen in 1-51. attached to an iceberg ddKm-,0 the south, in the same wb\ as was the Resoliite '' ARRIVALS A T THE HOTELS. A\ 11.LARDS IIOTKL.?J Taylor Alas*- IV n Phillips NY; I. Joal, do; J a O'eswold i>.>- p Oreely, do; \ AS., it on. Md; F H Kinn \j'; H xr . ^/ b a;,1 L J". M ? ?i Reed. Md, Miss; MissHuri?er. do: T IVvemln do; Mr \\ eimore. lv. NV; i, ]/;, kin-ou lla-* \ M,v ^V; Miss Palmer iX't a? n dV U?.? K"*"r Mi?**?> 11 CB isJ vAV li^i l v'; '' Arsons, do; II ? n ' o I ; C:>PtConover.LM\; j ? Torre. Pa. R D Nfast<; \V Tilford. MY ** ? vens. do, l\ Edwai ds do; Miss Kdwi d*. do; J R I.?L Mar, R \\ c don, lv. Md; Miss \Vor don; Miss IVordon. do; VV J Hatter \'a; A Davis do; Mi<* "?gsfiM.' \v r p W 'r L *r' Me; D N Ba rv.NY; H M Tv .t?: r*1"av". 1>*. Pa; Mi** Beaver \Viuirl! ido-11 B Irons,do; H Wallace' N^ , t \\ Kelly, do; R C Moise. ly do" J Sti.-k ?''Mei HcFoof. Conn: OA Crocker Jir F * M K H#|fU d"; v VV Kennard. S"M>- '? - is. Mr\'?f W.00<1 ,Va; J"o D liepr- I . ' ? ^ Keith, Aid r (. CVjwii an \\"* i c ^ Oregon G P Kane* M<i J' K Cinnamond do; \\ I. Vanderwo??d. N \ IV D Morifai, O; Mr Pui?ley. Lk-1; j a B.*ilty Md M ??1.7S ,'"" k K i'"rvian<e |\ \f ' K^d. II A .M iddlKoii. ?|cr J \| vi , i , . a , ?" i NY: Miss Made, dr.; ( Jyer M . r . ve ? 11, .1 ti . 1 * ? ??iss Ooodal; J S >t .le . do, Thn* Reed; do; T II bixon \1 . 1 K Dixon, do; J C Thorpson (1 \v \i i? SV U M I... X, u ?"\l clfSA; WASHINGTON IH>I SF -Win H,fll<1? ? TH^'r I "tte*. Md J N Murray and !ad?' era' '""'VTV '' J ???'? a?d 'wodauvfbt-' 1. J."1 U ^ t'i 'Vton Ma?s; Jno \V Turner, do, 1 Michil Khlii i,,,nl"P-^PaJas I .and v. do Al cha. l ch.Mles d?. Ja< J(>l^s do; t; ,, Sl A Fim'.l v v'c ?hi " H Fi,z ,l"-*"'- Va; ^ mVpVL001' II Foib-S. NY: M O Kwe^ki'; I.J d?: J A IV illt . bum Iowa ' N i'k,,nr11' du; K " 1 1 ??n, sl t V c ,PV Ul ,l;' 4i N Key,.?id; an.l I Ind J . do; Or \V F Sherr<-1 "HI; J Ki.^rVand f'"1 |!''<,V" K,,": AI Nfr(o" 1 Cothron. Miss >:. ShiiMiian, O; J B W: N R. U.; I'SVi J !-??,. j Arago N>w Vo.. Unys. New Yo;k New York l i^' ** May #1 Kinw v'r. ,jUHK<'W....jUJ,e o .r-mon. ? ????????? s^outhn Lton \f\jLm Va?v tr Arabia Liverp,^! .y, " i-S-Majr 16 ?Washington Southa'pton New York" v*' 'G i Glaa^ow Glasgow.... \.-w York 20 The California Mail Steamers ie.Ve s'rw ; on the itb and JUth of eacb uioutb, : Miscellaneous. i STILL live." ? And m il! not be outdone by anv intbe Paintin* Line. Hiving secured the services of an ex perineal ?i*i' ''"I Ornamental Pander, 1 a in prepared to da ?igns. banners, transparencies, ac.,in the latest styles. AUo, pcjiihnue to do HOUSE PAINTING, OLA/IN G, nnd GRAINING in a superior manner at No. 53 Louisiana avenue, iietween 6th and 7th streets. may 13-eolm M. T. PARKER. jVOTICE, NOTICE, NOTICE!?Persona in want of SHINGLES, LATHS, and PICKETS, CALCINED PLASTER. CEMENT, and LIME of the best quality, will find thein l?y calling on the subscribers at their yard. Having taken the yard lately occupied by John Purdy. we intend to keep a line stock of the above named articles. COA I. of all kinds and sizes always on hand. As we will l>e receiving Coal regularly, consumers will do wnl to give us a call. Bv strict attention to busi ness we expect to merit a snare of the public patron age. Yard on First street, near Pennsylvania avenue, inay 2o-eolin II. C. Fl'RDY & CO. I'OSALS FOR FUEL." pROP Quartermaster's Ovficf. Marine Corps,{ Washington, Ma* 16, itf" ir *t rt> Propo* a i.s will he received at tl uvtil Mondaj. the 1Mb June, IK57, for supply quantities of Wool) and COA I. as may be i from 1st July, 1H57j to *tth June, 1858. for SraI ri> Proposals will be received at this office uvtil Mondav, the 15th June, 1K57, for supplying such required , the Ma rines stationed at Washington city. D. C. The \V oo<l to be liest oak sapling, and the Coal tiest anthracite. The Wood to lie delivered, piled, and measured, and the Coal weighed and delivered at such points as the commanding officers o| the sta tionsjnay direct.freeofcxpensetothe United States; the Coal to weigh 2.24" pounds to the ton. Further information can l?e had on application at tins otfice. Proposals to be addressed to Major G. F. Lindsay, Q. M. M. C.. and endorsed " Proposals for Fuel lor Marines at Washington, D. C." may W-2awtl5June ^1'RING AXDM'MMER GOODS.-JOHN IL k Smoot. No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C.. has reoeived from New \ ork and Philadelphia, and now oiroritig at very low prices, to cash and prompt customers, a large and general assortment of Siapi.k and Fancy Goons?comprising in part as fo lows, viz: New style Silk Roltes and fancy Silks Best make black Silks, high lustred Black ('hallies. Lustres and Mous Delaines Rich printed (all wool) Mous Delaines Challiesand Barege Delaines, in great variety Rich Organdie, Barege,and Jaconet Rotn-s Bright colors and mode plain Baroges and De laines Plain French Brilliants and Peroale* Plain oolors Cravellns and Spring-style Poplin* Ducals. a lijrht seasonable fabric Best French printed Jaconets and Brilliant* White Brilliants, from 12^ to3IA$ cents Best makes new stylos Cinghams Deliages, Charnhrays and plain Lustres English Prints of new styles, in great variety, at 12>i cents Rich Chintz oolors best French Organdies White Goons. in great variety. Plain Swiss, Nansook and Jaconet Muslins Plaid and striped Muslins Sinai I-figured and rich Brocade Swiss Muslins Piaid and striped Jaconet, Nansook and Swiss M uslins White Tarletons. Illusions, and Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the best makes) very cheap Cambric, Linen and Bishop Lawns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for Ladies' use New York, Bares. At wood, and other good makes Shirtings W hite Cambrios (of Jonas'* celebrated make) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Maiseiiles for liasuues and Bonuot Card Shirt Bosoms and Shirt Collars. Kmbroii>ekik?. Frenoh worked Muslin Collars and Set! Swiss Cambric'Collars and Sets Swiss and Lace Sleeves and Sets Homton and Maltese Lace Collars Swi<k Cambric and Dimity Bands Embroidered ' men Cambyc ildkfs. Also, new styles Lace and .?v'k Mantillas Stella and White Crape Si.swls Plain and r^h figured Bonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring Neapolitan, and other Skeleton Sk.rts Spring assortment of Rajou's Kid Gloves Tallele Si k. black lace and Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for iadies and children Gents I est English Half-hose, ribbed and plain do Lisle t tweed and fa;:cy cotton do. A good assortment <| Siik Cravats and Ties Suspenders, Siik and Linen Cambric Hdkfs Gossamer and Lisle-thread Shirts and Drawers New style Parasols. Also, (ientlemen and Boys' wear of every descrip tion, with wvery variety of House-furnishing Dry Goods. Domestic Goods for servants wear of the heaviest makes. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable goods at low pnoes. ap8-tr JOHN H. SMOOT. ASHING TON AQU E D U C T. Office of the Washington A<jrKnrcT./ Washington. March 5,18.17. \ Proposals are mvitod materials and Work for the \\ ashmgton Aqueduct. Proposals received up to 7th .May will be opened at noon of that day. Maps, profile*, and specifications of materials and work to be let will tx; ready lor examination at this onice on and alter the ? th ol Aprii n~xt. I ne work to be let will embrace Masonry of notne of the Bridges, Graduation, Excavation, and Ein '?atikiin'nf "I Reservoirs, Iron Pipes connected with the Reservoirs. IC-inch iron main, (Jate Houses, Bricks. Sand, Kubh:.-.and Cut Stone. Ac. For tne particular works and uir.tei iiiis reference is made to tfoj specification* and plans. As upon a portion of the In o the titles are not yet acquired by the I iu'ed Star ??", there may be some delay in commencing t:.e w >rk thereon; but for such unavoidable delay s due allowance will be made m t he time ol completion. Portions only of some of the works can he comple te.. uruler t tie present appropriation ; but all oontracts i"" unfinished work wi:I t. ? sutaect to future appro priations by t 'ongiess. The Engineer reserves the right to prescribe the amount of work tol?j done and rate o| progress under each contract for each appro pruitmn; anil in easer-t the appropriation not holding out sufficient,;., to decide when and what works stiafl be stopped until funds become available. In case < f the entire stoppage of any particular work for wfciJ ol fiit-ds. the reserved ten p--r oent, Wul be paid, if, in the judgment o|" tint engineer, the work has t>een properly executed so far a* it has gone. Payments will I ? made in ?p"cie cUei-ks upon th?* I nitwl States Tr'-atury. upon the monthly c-?iinat?js of tli* Engineer, reserving ten per oent.; and if wid a eon,l,i ion of ail contracts t hat the workniuii stiall be paid tneir lull wages nion'hly, and hi speein. All bids should lie seaieo and endorsed " l'r' poaals "r materialsonthe Washington Aqueduct." I he I nit'.d States r?*ntrve* the luht to icj^et any or ail the bii.s should tht y not t?? dt-em<*I advanta geous. and to make such arrangements aM may be considered ruont conducive to the progress ol' tha work. Every offer must L?eaccompanied by a written guar antee, sirned by one or more responsible persons, to the etlfct that ne or they undertaka tnat the bidder or bidders will, il Ins or thoir bid be accepted, enter into an obligation, within t*n d;>vs. withriMsl and re sponsib.e securities, for the c .inpletion of ttie woik undet taken : said guarantee fo be accompanied by the certificate of the I mted States district judge. Lulled S'ates district attorr.ej. navy a^erit, or some *>tficer o| the Oeneral Government or indi . idual known to the Engineer or Department r.| W ar, that the^nHi fiiirorm ure nr>|p t?? r.i^*e pxid th^ir Bids will l?? openeil in presence <d bidders, if any ol them choose to be present. , M.C.MEIGS, Captain of Engineers, iu ciiarge. FORM OF GUARANTEE, ro Capt. M. C. M nus, U. S. Engineer. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the Stateof , her?by. jointly and severally, cove nant with the United States, and guarantee, in <ase the foregoing bid of t.e acccepted, that h ? oi the* will, within ten d?ys aft ? r the acceptance o: I to said bid. execute the contract for the same. Willi good and sutiicient sureties to p.-rlormor I'urmsh tbeai ti des preposed in conformity to the terms of tiieadver tisement under which it was made. And in case the said shail fail to enter into contract as afore said, we guarantee to nnke good the iblference be tween the otfer by the wild ?and the next lowest bidder. (Signed,) A. B. ! hereby certify that, to the l?est of n,i know':, lie and l??lief, the aliove-named guarantors are good and sufficient. (Signed.) E. F. mar 7-eodt7.MvJc!awtf PAINTS AND OILS. Linseed Oil, White Lead. Boded Oil, French /me, Patent Dryer, Jemer Zinc, turpentine, Ochres, Chromes, Varnishes, Litharge. Bristol, lifulger, camel's hair, and sable Brushes. Liberal discount on current prices made fur cash or good paper. J. R. Met; KI IGOR _ mar 24 WA Sl.n 7th street. ^TAIR RODS AN D PLATES. Just received and on sale? 2>> dozen superior STAIR RODS, in all widths, from inch to 1some of which are m entirely new Shapes and very pretty, of course very cln>ap. Also, I cmp fi|{ AS? I'IiATIIS for Mt* ph. Thin jg a most economical article in the saving of carpets,us well as very ornamental. Also. BR ASS CORNICES. A R C II F. S , and RI\(#S, for suspending Nets and Curtains over Ixxls, an ludispensable article m fly and mosquito lime. CLAGETT, DODSON ic CO. may 18 e??3w pROPOSAI.S FOR WOODAND COAL. I/juse of K'prexrnlatifs U. S. May 1H, 1857. SkAl.Kt? Proposai.s wi.1 tie received at this otfice until 12 o'clock in. on Wednesday, the loth day of June next, for furnishing and delivering in the vaults oi rlie ( apitol. |t,r the use of the House of Repre sentatives. on or iMl'orw the 15th day of October next'two huriilred tons (of 2^4<> pounds to the ton) il* ?"?i ^ hite-Ash Coal, in lumps of not L i ?'I n'?r ""'re than six niches in diameter, crs * 'rvv from slate or other foreign sulistan Also for two hundred cords of first quality s- a \ nr f ri^nfiri ? ?",l? ?*? measured in the Capitol 'it I 11, ' ? ** r"r '"i three pieces , ,be '????e sawed in two pier-'s and prop arly,picked ?? l,"" v"?lt?at the expense o| the contractor; the whole i., ^ sut.ject to the in spec ion and approval ol a ys, ? l>e appo.ntcd by the l it rk oi t h<' I Joust* <?f fi4*|H? MMitfttive* Socurit? tor the faithful performance'of the con tact for furnishing articles ro the Katis laction of the! lerk of the Hotisu of Reprosenta live*, will lie reqniretl. Proposals inay be separate, and should lie endorsed 'Proposals for \Vood" and " Proposals f?ir Coal " iwl directed " to the Clerk of the House of Itepre icutatives U. S. at Washington, D. WILLIAM Cl'LI.OM, Clerk House Representatives U.S. may 1<>-!awt fune l? pA R RIAOR8?C AREIAGE8?CA RRIAR ES. The undersigned has now on hand a> AnBk.0. rery *???! assortment of SL'MM II R : A R RI A<, ES, BUGG1 ES. Ac.,to which ie very respectfully invites the public generally Prices moderate. J.NO. P. DENNIS. , ap 24 eo3m 6th St., bet. I.a. ave. and C at, * Miscellaneous. PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Treasury DerARTMXsr. May 4.1&37. Sealkd Proposals for furnishing tlie Stationery required by this Department during the fiscal year euding June ?>, 185B, will Ihj received until 11 o'clock in., on the 3oth day of June next. Those unaccom panied by satisfactory te?tuuoiual? of ability t.? ful fill the oontrnct will not l>e considered, and oontrac*s will only r>e awarded to established manufacturers of or dealers in the articles. All the articles must be of the very best quality of their kind, and samples as hereinafter speoined.inust acoompany each bid. The samples of the party to whom the contraot may 1* awarded, will be paid for b? the Department; the others will be returned to the respective bidders. A'o bid will b? considered units* the artielts accompanying it are of the pery best quality, and suited to the ?????/* of the Department. Kach proposal must be sigued by the individual or firm making it. and must specify a price, and but one prioe. for each and every article contained in the schedule. All the articles furnished will be required to be like the samples submitted, which will be retained for comparison, and delivered without delay when ordered to the satisfaction of the head of the office for which they arts required. The Department reserves the right ?f ordering a greater or less quantity of each and every article contracted for,as the public service may require. Supplying an inferior article at any time w ill bo deemed sufficient cause forthwith to annul the con tract. Bonds, with approved security, to bo given by the persons contracting ; and in case of a failure to sup ply the artioies required, the contractor and sureties shall l?e liable for the loiteiture specified in such bond as liquidated damages. The subjoined list specifies, as nearly as can now bo done, the amount, quality. and description of each of tho kinds ot articles required. Class No. I .? Paper. Item 1. 100 reams folio post, liatin trnish, faint-lined, and trimmed, of the very first quality 2. 15J reams w hite-cap paper, hand-made, satm finish, faint-lined, airJ trimmed, ol the very best quality 3. 5'J reams white-cap paper, hand-made, satin finished, of the very best quality 4. 20 reams white cap paper, machine made, laint-lined, and trimmed, of the best qual ity 3. 10 roams white cap paper, plain, handmade, faint-lined, ami ti im med, ol the best qua! ity 6. 10 reams plain cap paper, white, machine made. laiiit-liucU.aiid tnmmed.of the best quality 7. reams rap pnp?r, blue laid, hand made, faint-lined, garden pattern, commonly known as despatch oi consular paper, of the very best quality 8. 2?> reams w hite law cap paper, satin finish, heavy, hand made, taint-lined, and trim med, of the very best quality 9. fiiO rjains quarto post, hand made, white, highly glazed, and hard calendered, faint lined on three suK?s, and of the very best quality 10. ion ioam? quarto post, machine made, w hite, plain, laint-liued on three sides, of the best quality 11.20 reams quarto po^t, handmade, w hi'e, highly glazed, and hard calendered, (mut inied four sides,and of the very best qual ity 12. 20 r>vims quarto post, Fronch. faint-lined thnw* sides, of the very best quality 13. 51 reams white vellum note paper, highly glazed, hard calendered, faint-lined, gilt - edged on three sides, of the very t>est quality 14. 50 r'am* white-laid note paper, gilt-edged, huh1* *!azed md hard calendered, of the very best quality 15. 30 reams heav) hand-made jV-'hite medium i paper, for books, of the very best quality 16. 20 r ams heavy hand-made white royal paper, for books, of the vi ry best quality 17. CO r -ams heavy bard -made white >uper royal paper, for Isioks, of the very best quality 1?. 106 reams copying paper of the very best quality, color, and style 19. 00 r inns iiea\> highly ginzed and hard-cal endered envelope paper, royal, yellow, or buff, of the very best qualit y ??'. 50 reams heavy envelope paper, super-royal, hard-calendered and highly elazed, yellow or buff, of the very best quality 21. 50 reams lar^e brown envelope paper of the best quality, strong and well made 22. Streams royal blotting paper of the vory best quality, sty le, and ooior. Kneh item of the aliore class niii.-t l>o accompanied with a sample of half a ream, or one package, when not piloted in halt reams, and the bids must state the price per ream delivered at the Department. Class 2.? En pelope j. Item 1. 5??> adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, or bull-colored, heavy, sinoth. and thick, with full pockets, official >:ize*. of the three following sizes : by oli, 9 bj 4,and l'J by 4 inches ; price to e named for each size of the best quality that is made. 2. 1ft) lull-pocket adhesive envelopes, of the proper size for quarto p<>st, white, yel low. or buff, heavy, smooth,and thick, of the very best quality. 3. 1<*> full-pocket adhesive envelop**, of the proper size for the r.ote paper, white, yel low, or buff, heavy, smoothjand thick, of the very best qnslity. Each color of each item of the above class must bo accompanied by a sample of one package, and the prioe must l?e stated for each size and coloi. They must all lie made adhesive, and guMmed a proper dis tance each side of the centre lappeU. with full pock ets. and the lower lappels w ell and securely gummed to the pocket. Class P'n ?. Item]. 10 dozen gold pons of the I est kind and qual ity manufactured. 8. 10dozen yold pens in silver c"*es, with over pointed ponoeisol the best kimljtnd quality manufactured. 5. niJO dozen cards Perry's best metalic pens. price to be per dozen cards. 4. 5tv dozen steel pens ol the best makers and quullty. 5. V dozen p'atina pens. 7. 50 dozen alaliat.'i pun<<. H. 2" in quills of the very best quality. 9. dozen bronze imitation quill pens. For all the items of class it. except item 3. in the above c.ttKS, the bidder is not lestncted to a particu lar manufacture, but simples i f different makers, v. :th the pi ice of each, mav be submitted, and the de partment will select which it deems th>s tiest, the prioe, quality, and btness for the service being all considered. Class No. 4.?Pencils, I'cm 1. 3"> dozen Fnbcr's best black lead pencils, \o?. 1,2. and 3 2. 3m dozen of the best quality of black lead pencils, without reference to the maker's name 8. J'l dozen red and blue lead pencils of the best quality 4. 2H dozen ivory propelling pencils, of Mears. or others of like quality . with l?>x of load for each. Ono dozen of each kind of class 4 must l?e submit ted as samples. Class 5.? Ink, Ink Stands,and Wafers. Item I. !2dozen Fry's improved patent American inkstands 2. 12 dozen cast-iron inkstands 3. 12 dozen red inkstands with ground glass stoppers 4. 2t? gallons best ink. the department to have the choice of the maker 5. 3to quart bottles of the best copying ink, sample Is.ttle to be submitted, of the be?t quality made fi. 3no quart bottles of the best black ink 7. 6 gallons best red ink. the department to have the choice of the market U. 100 bottles best blue ink, sample to be sub mitted 9. 310 bottles carmine ink, French small size, in glass bottles, with ground-<lii*s stop pers 10. l,l*si inrge red wafers for department sea) 11. Hiu pounds waiers, common size, best quality, r 1 12. lOti pounds best extra superfine scarlet soal ing-wnx. For a!1 tlit* articles in cIajh 5 miifaKie and cotiven lent samples must be submitted, with price attached to each. Class B?Cutlery nnd Miscellaneous Articles. Item I. 2fi dozen Rodgors's & Sons, ?r equal, genu ine springferasers with ivory handles 2. 60 dozen Kongers's Si Sons, or equal, four bladed knives, with stag and pearl handles 3. 12dozen ivory-handled wafer stamps 4. 0 do large office shears of the very best quality 5. 6 dozen office aousora of the very best qual ity^ C. 100 spools of the liest quality of red linen tape 7. loo dozen of the best quality of red linen tape 8. 5i> dozen silk tape of assorted colors, in hanks 9. ft dozen ivory pounoe boxes 10. e dozen lignumvitiF pounce boxes 11. 6 dozeu cocoa or Imix and saud boxes of the U'st shape and quality 12. C dozen cocua or box and wafer boxes of the best shape arid uuslity 13. 3D pounds prepared luJia rubber, of suitable sizes 14. 200 quarts black sand 15. 50 ounces pounce lii. ?>o pounds strong linen twine 17. 12 dozen round rulers, assorted 1H. 12 dozen flat rulers, assorted 19. 2n dozen 9-inch i vory folders 20. *1 dozen rosewood peri-holders 21. .sndozeu elastic pen-holdcnt 22. 50 dozen liarrel pen-holders 23. 3U dozen pen-holders, assorted 24. 5o Isixes small eylets, French 25. 25 Im>xus large eylets, French 2il. In dozen steel-lipped pen haudlos; mav ti Ibw13'th J une HKRRINt'. HERrTnc.. 2i*? bbls. prune No. 1 Fast or n ilKRitl.Nliex pectml daily to arrive. Will be sold low by MARTI.I1Y A BROTHER, may 23 lot |n| Water street, tieorgetown. P^RKNCH .\OVKl.S.?Teverino, par Lieo. Sand' 20 cents. Jeanne, par (Jeorge Sand; 40cents. isidora, par tieorge Sand; 25 cents. Alauprat, par tieorge Sand: 4? cents. (iahriel, par George Sand: 2U cents. Jacques, par George Sand: cents. Horace, par George Sand: 45 cents. Mndeste Kiguon, oar Halzac: 2r? cents. t'honans, par Halsac; cents J.a Fannlle Alain, par Alphonse Karr;25cants. I.'l'scoque, par Ge<?rgo Sand: 25 cuts. Deux Histoires, par F.ugene Sue;37 cents. Alizia I'au i, par Feval:3f? cents. Theatre Couiplet, par Halzac. 5o cents. I .a Creole, par Feval; 20 cents. Don Alartiude Freytas, par Dumas;20centa. Hlanche de Menulieii, par Dumas; 25 cents. Jacques leret Jaoques II. par Dumas; 2<icents. And many others at the same low range of prices, may ? FRA.NCK TAYLOR. f^AKKl AGK FOR SALK.-A tine family CAR V/ KlAGK.l French Phaeton Ifor one orA jiinvvo. t wo horses, made to order by Mr. Il?Mik,YStc^5^K of this city, at a cost of ?650: is as good-SBcrnsfci as new: will be sold at a sacrifice, ami on accommo dating terms. Can be seen at Mr. HOOK'S Coaoh r actory, on D street, between 9th and loth ats. __niay lfi-eo2w* * batton!' '? Insurance, &c. WASHINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY. CHARTERED BY CONGRESS. Capital ? . ?1BOJWO!!! This Company u now prepared to receive applica tion. Tor INSURANCE ON BUILDING!*, MER CHANDISE. Ac.,at the usual Citv rates, without any charge for Policy, at their Oflio?, corner of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Washington City Savings Bank. Directors.

Wm. F. Bayly, Samuel Bacon. Roliert Famhain, Jainea F. Haliday, Wm. Orme, Hudson Taylor, Francia Mohun, M. W. Gait. Beoj. Beail, JAMES C. MoGUIRE. President. G. D. Has*ox, Secretary. apll-ly ROTECTION AND INDEMNITY FROM LOSS AND DAMAGE BY fire. THE PERILS OFTHE SEA. AND ISLAND TRA NSPO RTA TION. P _ FARMERS AND MECHANICS' INSURANCE C O M P A N OF PHILADELPHIA. Fire, Marine, and Inland Insurance. Authorized Capital ? 1,25o.O?*i?!!! Pennsylvania N J TON. DIRECTORS. Hon. Thos. II. Florence, Charlos Dm^ee, Office, Northwest corner of Penn AVSM'E AND 171H SrRMvr, WasHINi (ieoree 11. Armstrong, Thomas .\tanderfield. Charles A. Ruhicam, Edwaud R. Helrntiold, (joorge Heltnbold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall, Isaac Leecti, Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. HELM BOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 3tf7 D street, opposite City Hull. John M. Thornton, comer 1st street and Virginia avenue. Island. James Williams, No. 22 4S' street. John Higgles, No. 501 13th street, below Pannsyl vauia avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Captain J. P. Levy, No. Ui7 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite National Hotel. GENERAL SI PERINTENDEN I\ John Thomason. Authorized Capital and Assets # 1 ,47?M)57 07 Assets $523.e,57 07 Invested in Bonds, Mortgages, and G ?>k1 Securities. The following statement exhibits the businessand condition ot the Company to .Novemlier I, laio: ? Premium reo< ivedon marine and inland risks to No vember 1. liSM. i#2i4.liH4 (|l) Fire premium 176.7*? 61 , Interest on loan....... ........ ~........ 8,704 47 Total receipts i|4H),ltf5 G3 Paid marine losses ?64,427 04 Paid fcre losses 3 J Expenses, salines, and oominis sions 45,489 00 ; Reinsurance, return premiums, and agtsuc) ciiarKes 27,474 68 $577,128 61 Balanoe remaining with the Company ..$228,057 ??7 The A nets of the Company are as follow* : Philadelphia city and county liouds .3'hi,;i4J< 13 Riulroau t*?nds lt,???i no First mortgages, real estate 14-<<l Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,4^' 00 iiirard and ?^?n^ohdatinu liank stock 5,1*5 00 Deposited with Dunuiui, Sticriuaii A Co., New York SO/TO AO Deterred payment oil stock not yet due.... 97,7<*M?i Notes for marine premiums !<<!.< Due from agents, secured by bonds 36^76 13 Premiums on policies recently issued, and debt* due thn company 2n.470 38 Balance in l?ank ...... I6,45?> 74 $523,157 < 7 The business of this Company will compare favor ably with tho most successful similar liistitutions in the United Stares. From the 1st day of A ugust, 1355, in fifteen months, up to the 1st day of November, 1856, the premiums and interest received amounted to the large sum of four hundred thousand one hundred and euhty-tive dollars and sixty-eight cents, with the payment of losses and expenses of one hundred and sevei.ry seven thousand one hundred and twenty-eight dol lars and sixty-one cents. With these evidences of success and good man agement, th* Directors feel justified in soliciting a share of public patronage, liehevuu that the security ottered is ample, and that all fair claims will he ad justed more according to equity than legal technical ities. The Company is prepared to issue policies against loss or da.iiage r>y fire on DWELLINGS. FURNITURE, MILLS, MAN L FA < ? TO KI FS. 11' A R K HO US ES. All descriptions of ISi'l 1,1)1 N<iS ai d their contents; . or ail kinds of MERCHANDISE, transported by Vksskls,Steamboats, Canal Koats. R aii.roads. and the usual conveyances to or from anv portion of EUROPE AX/' AMERICA, and on the bulla of STEAMBOATS navigating the Western Waters. , The rates of premium will lx? as low as other fom punier, and in fixing them every improvement lu construction and arrangement will be tsken into cou . aiderntion. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. < Mfice, northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. Insurance m-iy alio be effected at the Home O&et, . nor 'nicest corner H'atnut and Second streets, Pit iladelphia, i And in other principal cities of the United States j bv authorized officers uftlw CaggMw. ap i INKING HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. B Deposits. ? Deposits reoeived ami Checks paid without charge. DraJts on the northern seal-oard cities received on Deposit at par, and Exchange on said Cities furnished to depositors without chargc. I.ntkkest on Dthosits.?Intert st will lie allowed on Deposits at sych rates as may be agreed upon. Deposits in \ hiuinia and I ncikklnt Monet. Deposits in Virginia and other Uncurrent Money re ceived to be checkud for. pa> able m same luuds, or in Bpecie, we charting the regular Exchange. Disrorsi s.?Notes, Drafts, and Bills of Exchange will bedisestinted.and Loans mndeouStocka, Bonds, and Securities, at tho market rate. Letiers ok Credit.? Letters of Credrt will he furnished, negotiable in the different Cities of the United States, on Deposit of Money or Collaterals, and interest allowed if Money is deposited, and charged if Collaterals, on such terms as may t eagieed upon. 1'kavki.ino Bills of Exchange.?'Travelers will lie lui lushed with drafts hi suoh sums a* may lie de sired negotiable in the dilierent Cities of tne Union. Bills and LrttkraofCrediton Enolasd.Irk Land and Europe.?Bills of Exchange and Letters of Credit on England, Ireland and Europe.furnished at the market rate for Exchange, in sums to suit. Bonds, Stock*. Ac.?Bonds. Stocks, and Securi ties pay ing from 6 to 12pr. cent., always for sale, or liought in the different Cities at a commission of a J* pr. cent. Where Stocks are bought upon orders, we reserve the right to call lor a deposit of 10 pr. cent on the cost. Bonds or Stocks will be ordered by tele i graph. Railroad. Citt, and State Ronds.?Railroad, City, and State Bonds ean tie placed in our hai.ds for negotiation, either in this country or Europe. Rail road Iron purchased for cash or Willi Bonds. Land Wakrants.?IjiiuI Warrants bought at the market rates. All Warrants sold by us are gfcuran tetd in every respect. Land Warrants located on oommi^gion. Laud Warrant quotations regular!/^furnished if re quested. Warrants will be forwarded to Western Houses on orders, or sent for sale ou commission to responsible parties. Real E?tate and Inscrancps.?Real Estate bought and sold, and Insumnees eriected. Claims on United States, Cotht of Claims, CoNiiREs*.?Claims on the United States, licforethe Court of Claims or Congress, intrusted to us.wi.l lie prosecuted by prompt and abLe attorneys. CHUBB BROTHERS, jan 27 ()pposi'e the Treasury. OQC PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, n'ur corner o/lSth Street. H. H- STINEMETZ having made arrangements with a Company of Hatters to fx? fur nished with the most popular styles of MOLESKIN AND BEAVER HA'fS, will horeafter make a dia oouut of 12* per cent upon the actual market pnoe, making tneliat sold for $4 (and not uufrequently for $5) for the low pnoe of fJL5?. a alight varia tion in quality $3, and for 5'2Joa su kiuu tii 14 ur?i ivj aiiu l"i n ou purior quality for the money. To make this system etf ectual, he will keep no liooks, but sell exclusive I) for Cash on Deli vert, winch cannot fail being advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him to buy for cash and sell at a small profit, meeting with no losses bv l*d debts. New Styles FELT HATS, CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Men, Boys, Misses and Infants' wear. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. Cnll at 2ul> Pennsylvania Avenue, near corner of 13th Street. ap ll-tf INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOS1TES. MONEY to LOAN onSTOCK SECURITIES CHUBB BROTHERS, BANKERS, Opposite the Treasury, THE HOUSE OF CHl'BB BROTHERS. Washington, is composed of CHAS.St. J. CHUBB, JOHN J). BARROW, HENRY HOLMES. THE HOUSE OF CHI BB BROTHER, BARROW A CO., Davenport, Iowa, is composed of CHAS. St. J. CHUBB, ALEX'R II. BARROW, _fanJ77?tf WM. H. DOUGAL. MEW BOOKS received ud for :>ale at SHIL I.INGTON'S Bookstore, Odeon iiuiUliug, cor ner 4street. I,ife of Charlotte Bronte, author of'Jane Efre. Adam (?raemo of Massgray, by the author o| Zaidee Ivors, by the author of Amy Herbert Scandal, by Mrs. Heck ford Tue Border Rover, by Emerson Bennett Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book Magdalen Hepburn, by the author of Zaidee Violet,or the Cross and the Crown, by Miss Mcin tosh The Doomed Ship, or the Wreck of the Arctic Re gions Charles Lever's Complete Works, Library edition, 111 4 volumes. Every thing in the Newspaperand Stationery line, for sale at SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore, may 23 Odeon Building, oor. 4.S st. A Pa. ave. Rectifying es/tablishment.?Theun dersirued takes trfis method of mformiM Ei^uor Dealers tliat he has fitted upaREC TIF \ iNG ES TABLISHMENT in this city, and la now prepared to supply all those who may favor him with their custom. He has on hand a large stock of Brandies. Gin, Wines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as thev can he purchased for ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The subsorilier has also on hand a large lot of Kormoud Dom....oC,gr...R pAOAN tan 14-61U* No. 95 Louist&oa av.e, near loth at. Medicines. (\ A RETIRED PHYSICIAN wh'?o MIKI? of life have nearly run out, discovered while in the East Indies. a certain cure for Consumption, Asthma. Bronchitis. CoOfhs, Colds. and Gewral Debility. The remedy was discovered t?r nun when ina only cnild.a daughter, wm guru up to _ die. He had heaid much of the wonderlul rsstor stive and tiealnui aualities of preparations mad* from the East India Hemp. and the tbought occurred to him that he might make a remedy for hia child.? He studied hard and succeeded in realising his wish es. His child was cured, and is now alive and well. He has since administered the wondertul remedy to thousands of sufferers in all parts oi the world, and he has never failed in making them oompletely heal th* and happy. Wishing to Do as much good as pos sible, he will send to sucn of his afflicted fellow-be ings as request it. this recipe, with full and explicit directions tor making it up, and successfully using it. He requires each applicant to enclose him one shilling?three conts to lie returned as pontage on the recipe.and the remainder to l?e applied to the pay ment ul' tins advertisement. Address l>r. H. JAM El*, No. ttt Grand street. Jersey City, N.J. P. S. There are persona who pretend to prepare for 4At.k the " Extract ??f Cannabis Indie*" from Dr. II. James's Recipe, and who profess to be his aoexts. All such persous are impostors. Dr. If. James's sole object is to Item tit the world, and not to make m<>n*y. He has no at, nts who prepme his medicines from the reetpe, and never will nave ! 'I he impostors 'laser make up the medicine from the recipe so as lo sell it at a profit, t ho oost of import ing the East India H*inp alone being too groat to admit of a pecuniary speculation in the me reined?. The imitations are prolAtily coin pounded of molasses k:h1 a pernicious diuj o t wo cost in* a lew cents. may 2?i-3m PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATISE 03. THE P HIS lOLOti 1CAL VIEW OF MARRIAGE, By M. B. La CROIX, M. !?., Altnni, N. Y. 2u0 pages and 13* Plain and Colored Lithographs and Plates. Uy-PRICE ONLY 25CENTS .?1) IZ^Stntfree of postage to ai! parts of T\t Union. Dr. M. B. La Croix's Physiological View of Mar ria;c. A nev. and revised edition of Jc>o pa^es and 180 plates. Price 25 cents a oopy. A pof.iuur and comprehcnsive treatise on the Uuii<m -sitJ casualties el single and married life?nappy at d fruitful ai 1 tan - ces, modo of securing I hem?intWioitou* and infer tile ones?their ohviatton and removal?nervous de lulity, its causes and cure, hy n pr ocess at one,, mi simple, safe, and effectual, that failure is impossible ?rules for daily management? an essay on Soerina torrhu-a, with practical observation* uu * asfer and more successful mode of treatment?pie or. utmiiary hints on the evil results from empiric*! practice; to wliich is added comment-tries on the <to>? ares of fe males?from infancy to old age?each case graphical ly illustrated by Itosutifui plates. It 'points out the remedies for those self-inflicted miRCf i?*s anJ disap pointed hopes so niifortinintely prevalent in the young. 11 is a tiuthful adviser to the married, and t'iose contemplating marriage. Its perusal is partio u/ irly recommended to persons g sccret doubts of their ph> sioai condition, and who are con scious of navin* hazarded tue health, happiness and privileges to which every human tieiug is entitled to. Pnoe 25 cents per copy, or live copies for $1, mull ed free of positive to any part of the United States, by addressing Dr. LA CROIX, (post paid.) Albany, New York, enclosing 25 cents. N. B. Those wtio prefer may oonsuit Doctor fLA CROIX .upon any of the diseases upon which his book treats, eiiher personally or by mail. His medi cines ofteu enre 111 the short space of mix days, and completely and entirely eradicate all traces of those disorders winch copaiva and cubilsi have so long lieen thought *r. antidote, to the ruin of the health oT the patient. His " French Secret" is the gr?nt con t mental remedy for that class of disorders which un fortunately, physicians treat with mercur*. to the irretrievable destruction to the patient's constitu tion, and which ail the sarsapanlla in the world can not cure. Offioe No. 31 Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. fen 14?ly I M1K GREATEST MEDICAL DISCOVERY OF THE AGE. Mr. Kkn>f.i>t, of R ox burr, has discovered in one ol our common pasture weeds a remedy that euros EVERY XINt) Of HCXOR, from Th' irorst Scrofula dvtrn to a rpmtnon Pimple. He has tried it in over eleven h.ndiod cases, and never failed except in two cases, both Thunder Hu mor. He has now in his possession over one hundred certificates of its value,all within twenty uules of Boston. Two bottles are wnrrantod to cure a nursing Sore Mouth* One to three littles will cure the worst kind of Pimples on th?s Fa?-e. Two or three bottles will clear the system of iiile?. Two Isittles are wnrran'eil to cure the worst Canker in the Mouth and Stomach. Three to five bottles arc wan anted to cure the worst kind of Erj sipelas. One or two liottle* are warranted to cure ad Hu mor 111 tiie E? es. Two little* are warranted to.cure Running of the Ears ami Blotches anion: the Hair. Four to six tsitties are warranted to oure oorrupt ai:d running ( leers. < >ne Uittie w;l! enso Scaly Eruptions of the Skin. Two or three hotties are warranted to cure the worst kind of Ringworm. Two or three bottles are warranted to core the most most desperate case of R neuinetism. Three to four buttles are warranted to cure Salt rheum. Five to eight Lotties will cure the worst case of Scrofula. A l?eiiefit is always experienced from the first liot tle, and a perfect cure u warranted * hen the above quantity is taken. Nothing looks so improvable to those who have in vain tried all the wonderful of the day, as that a common weed growing on the pastures, and along old stone wails, should cu-e evert hnmor 111 the s\ sl.'in ; yet it is a fixed fact. If you nave a humor, it has to start. There are no 1 PS nor AN*i<S, huius nor ha's aliout it nuiting some oases, tiutfiiot yours. I peildlinl over n thousand Lotties of it 111 the vicinity of Boston. I know the effects ol it in every case, it has already don-' some of the ?rente?t xurus ever done in Mn.,s(i<.'hu?etts. 1 gav. it to chUd.en a year old. to old peopie of sixty. I have seen poor. puny. Hormy-looking children, whose flesh was volt r.nd tli.bby, restored to a peiloct st tte of nealtti Ly one lottle. To those who are s:i! j ^ct to a sick hea Inohe, one bottle will nnrays enre it. It fives gieaf relj?f in catarrh and dizziness. Some a ho have taken it had been costive for years, and have i?een regulated by it. Where the body is sound it voiks quite eas), but where there is any derangement of the functions of nature, it Will cause very singular feelings, l-ut vim must not be alarmed; th?v aiways disafiiear 111 from four days to a week. 1 here is never a tsnl re sult from it; on the ooutrarv, when that feeling is gone, you will leei yourself like a new person. I Ik aid some ol the most extravagant encomiums of it tliat ever man listened to. In mv own prnotice I always kept i? strictly for h.i mors?nut since its introdnctio-i as a general fanoly meiliciiio, Kr,at and wondertul virtues tiave lieen found in it that I never suspected. Several casesof epileptic fits?a disease which was always considered incurable, Lave lieen cured by a few bottles. O, what a mere* if it will prove effec tual 111 all cases of that awful malady ?there are but few who have seen more of it fhan 1 have. I know of several onses of" Drops? , nil of them aped people cured by it. For the various diseases the Liver, Sick Headache, Dyspepsia, Asthma. Fever and Ague. Pain in the Side, Diseases of the Spine, and particularly 111 Diseases of the Kidneys, Ac., the discovery has done more good than any uiodicin# ever known. No change of die' ever necessary?eat the best you can *et and enough of it. Direction? for Us*.?Adults one table-spoonful per day?children over ten years dessert-spoonful? children from five to eight years, tea-spoonful. As 110 directions can l<e applicable to all constitutions, take sufficient to operate on the bowels twice o day. MANCPACTCHFDMV DONALD KENNEDY. No. 130 Warren Street. Rojrt>wry, Maksarkusetts. Agents fnr Washington.?Chas. Stott A Co.. Z. Gilnian, Kidwell A Lawrence, J. 15. (isrduer, Burry At Co., D. Walsh Ac Co., F. S. Walsh. J. P. Stone, Martin King, Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz A Co.. O Boswell. Danie4 B. Clark, J. P. Milburu, Dunbar Dy s?'U, Ford A Bro. A tents for lieoigetowu.?R. S.'Cissell, O M Leutliam, J. L. K.dwell. m> 5-ly TMIE PERUVIAN SYRFP having sueccssfBlly passed the ordeal to winch man? discoveries in the Materia Medina are subjected, must now be re ceived as an established medicine. ITS EFFICACY IN CURING DYSPEPSIA. Af"-tu>n* of the Licer, Dropsy, S't uraleia, Fron chitu un-f Consumptive T'n.ltncie*, Disorder ed statu of the R lood, if oils, (irneral Debility, and all Diseases rchirh rrquire a Tontc una Alterative mtdicine is beyond question. The proofs of its eflicacv are so numerous, so well authenticated, and id such peculiar character, that sufferers cannot reasonably hesitate to receive the pmllered aid. The Peruvian Syrup does not profess to lie a cure all, but its range is extensive, because many disea ses, apparently uulike, are intimateiy re ared, and, proceeding from one cause, may lie cured by one remedy. The class of diseases for whioh the Syrup promi ses a cure, is precisely that which has so often t?f ffed the highest order of medical skill. The facts are tangible, the witnesses accessible,and the safety and elficacv of the Syrup incontrovertible. Those who may wish for an opinion from disinter ested persons respecting the oharacter of the Syrufc, cannot f:ul to lie satisfied with the following among numerous testimonials, 111 the hands of the Agents. The signatures are those of centlemen well known in the community, and of thenighest respectability. CARD. The undersigned having experienced the beneneial effects of the Peruvian Syrup,do not l.e*itats to recommend it to the attention of the public. From our own experience, as weli as fium the tes timony of others, whoge intelligence and integrity are altogether unquestionable, we have no doubt of its efiioacy in cases ?d inoipieut Diseases of the Lungs and Bronchial Passages, Dyspepsia. Liver Complaint, Dropsy, Neuralgia, Ac. Ltn.-ed its ef fects would lie incredible, but from the character of those who have witne?sod them, and have volunteer ed their testimony,as we do 'Jirs. to its restorative ooto&r* JOHN rlhKrONT. P THOMAS A. DEXTER, S. 11. KENDALL, M. D. SAMUEL MAY. Thomas c. amory. For ?ale by D. GILMAN, Special Afnt, Pennsylvania svenye, and at the (jeneial Agerscy, o?>riicr of L and 8ih streets. Navy Yard. feb J6 pLUMBING AND OAS FIXING. MILLER A CUNNINGIIAN. Penn. svenne, south side, lietweeu 12th atvl 13th streets, have just ra<o. i roil ? A/\ni nlato uoBAr?.? 1- ? Ac.; all of which are ol the newest and most ap proved patterns. Builders and others purchasing for cash, will find their establishment unequalled in the District of Columbia for moderate prices and dis patch, neatness and efficiency of work. They respectfully soucit a share of the business in their line from all ; and, Iteing Washington trades- | men both by birth and apprenticeship, will lak? prop- 1 er pride in proving by their work that Plumbing and Gas Fixtures can be done by Washington mechan ics as cheaply and as well MM by any others in th? . United States. tf I Travelers' Directory. WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA, V? ANDMOI Nf VKRNOK. or Hotl?-Thf fctenioers OKORijJt W AMI I Nti TON or THOMAS COLLY ER will depart at the lot low iik hours, on ami after Sd May n?it: i .esve Alexandria, at 7, ?S, u> *'V 4J?,and b* o'oioofc. Washington, at 7\.9S.llVit LS*k. M?. and7. puUic ina> oonhdentiy rely on tbe Boat start ing at the tirae advertised. One of the H<?ti will make* trip to MOFNT Vl'.KNON on Tvk*i?*t and Ft'im of Mob ?Ni, leaving Washington at <* o'clock a. m. JOH CORSON, I p. UKO. T. HOWARD. \ Eithar H<?t may t>e chartered tor Lxouratons at any tune, on app icatiou to JOSEPH MR VAN, Presideut of the Company, at his oftce, ?? Penn. a\ ?nue, or to the Capt*ii? on Uiard. aj> Si-tf STEAMER GEoRGE PAUL. HO i R S o F DEPARTURE. Leav? Alexandria at "TV. 9, li%,' Leave W aahington at fi, ?, 9V, 1JK. 1V. ?. 5*?. *? ?p3? d ELLIS L. PRICE. Captain. WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. 1) >?? Trains leave WASHINGTON for UALT1MOKK at 6 awl oS a. m., ai.J a ai.?l ?is p. in. On Suixlay, at 4>? p. m. L*\e HA I.TIMOR E for WASHINGTON at 4_S? and yV, a. rn.. and 3 and 5% p. nu On Sunday rt 4*? a. m. !*assenre?-* for Phiiadi-prua and N?v Yoik WiU tako train* at 6, sl?. and 4 V t or Annapoiis ? i.i u.k? irains at IS and For Norfo k ariJ! take iri:na at and 3. For tbe H rtl will take trains at 6and4fc,oonn*ct rw at the W aehtiiglou Junction. inn If fT T. II. PARDONS. Ag?t. iAIL\ LINK TOR EDWARDS Y LR K Y ' AN D I. 111'. SB I KG. Va., ria ? hesapeaks and Ohio Canal.?Tbe Packet Boats AR GO and M.C. .M FIGS, will oommenc* making da,?,) u.p? to tb? aUive punt* on Monday, Mann _>. toavins the a harf of \V. H. and H. G. Kittor. lieurtchttii, D. C. ever* morranf at 7 o'clock, Sundats ixcepud; i1 rouifi in eight hour*; leavitii: Georgetown nt v?-n o*alt>fek in the morning, the Ro?.t* wi'! arrive at tbe Great Falls,or W ashington Aqueduct, at in a. m.. Seneca at iVm.. Edwards' Ferry at 3 p. in., v here a stage will t<e in readiness to conve* paesenfer? to l.eeaourg, Va. Returning. leave Edwards' I erry every day at nine o'clock lit the moiumg, and arriving tu Georgetown at ?iuiset. Through Tickets^ ?I.7S. Intermediate points as follow*: Great Fads or Washington Aqueduct, W cents; SflBiia, Tt cents; Kuwaitis' Ferry, ? '.t*; Lcenbnrg. Vireinia. including e.t*ch. $l.7i. Meaia served <>u the Boats at modern!* prices. mar y> W. II. A 11. G. RITTF.R. ^ ^RANGL AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. U R K A T SOUTHER .V MAIL L ! S K . Twice Daily. iSun<l';y iiu'bts exr?#pteJ,i Iiotween \\ ASHINGTON airl theSOCTH.eta ALEXAN DRIA. ?.0l(D0N>VILLK AND RICHMOND. DANVILLE and i.REENSItOROl GH. I??aves \Vaahinct??i: at < o'clock a. m. AklSMni at t'j o'clock a. m. M W'aohin^toi, at 7 o'cio?*k p. m. " Alex:ux(ria at o'eittcg p. in. Fare fr -in Uukiuituu ai d Alexandiia to Rich mond. S>?. . {T7-o iiii il.u?eft?. .| ftarirnce Wasor.a will t>eat the Depot of tii-* \Va?iiir.^tr?n Kailron.l, to ctmrcy pao Keusers and lftvra<e f?> the S'eamer'?KO. I'A (IK, for Alexa:idria. a < of six nuies, allowing anip.MtKine |.?r meals. nuir?-tf JAMES A. EVANS. Agent. N :EW ROL'TK TO THE SOUTHWEST. MEMPHIS t CHARLESTON- RA 1LR0AJ) COMPLETED?COSSBCTtMO CAtffianega. T'nn.; Ckarl* \ton. S. C.: Saren nnh.tlm., and all t f Xur:k'a*ttr* (iiui, ui<% M'tnfiiu, T- ha. The lA.t connect >rr imk <?f Railroe !(??'wffl N F.W YORK ANDTIIE MISSISSIPPI hIVF.K. This road ia n.>w conip'.eted hnd openetl ft.rrherec ular trniiKportntion of J'asxer.fiers a:id Freight, ai.d will aflortl more Expedition and leio? Expcm.- tnnn any oiuer route lx?:we?t. the Nurtlimsi an-1 Sotitli west. Passengers and Shippers wi.i take due ii<?lioe thereof, and govern tii?Niisc'vea aeeordiagty. Passenger Trmus leave Sieveitaon uaoy rit -S o'c'ock. a. m., (alter tne arrival of the trains front Cnn'taiKK'^a and Nashville, arrive at Memphis samerfnv at 7 p. ni., connecting * .th I'irst Claae Sterm Packets t-? N?-w Orleans, and kit other impitf tfcnt swats upon the Western Rivers.* Good* eon sizi.eJj lo Railroad A?ents at Cnariesfon or Savau nah. will 1>? forwarded to Memplkisaiid other pon.te, by Express Freight Trains. Freight in ciiarKe of the Adams F.xpress Com pany is oarried over this route daily \ % trie I'asseo gertrams. F. C. ARMS firnera. Superiiiteudent. Hl'MTSVlLLB, (Ala.) April l?l, 1*57. 'Thronrh Tieketa to Memphis. Ao . ?otd W*il imngTon. N. C,; Charleston. >. 4^.; Ai^us'i. Saven imli, Maooi', Atian'a. and Ci.iuniLvi. t-it : Moiitr??iii erv. Al?.; Chattanooga, r.nd Nashville, Term. To connect with ihe W est era Trains on this r?^?d. passengers will t!ike tiie mifkt U'ains from Wtimo-e toii.N.C.; Augusta. Ga.;Cc?tta!KM?gaand Nashviile. Tenn.; and the </iy trains froiu Cbailestun and Kuiifs??i.le. S. C.: and Atlanta. Hsn ap 7 tf J^OR ALL~'AUTS OF TU E W EST. * s gjiiwy | BALTIMORE A X U OHIO RAILROAD. New anl> lirKovn AcKtN\>LSKXT(. Thre? Trains dai.) f'toiu P.n.ii:r.oie l'->r t'umher Land. Wheeluc. arid all jm., ta t.f th" W est. 1st. The ACCOMMODATION TRAIN will leave i except Sunt** I at a. in., connecting with tra? s Jfoin Philadelphia, hi ?-t tiaui from \\ 4? rung ton tat JunctMiiiK-WL.1 stop r.t Way Stations. auJ arrive at CumU*rlaiid at 4 o'clock i?. in. 2d. .The MAIL 1'ltAi.N i-avee l'?uiiden Stntion drn'y (except Sunday) at b.*' a. in., and r-acties Wheeling l>y 4 a. m.. ocnnse'isc at P.enw<*?d w.tli trams lor Col.tml'iis. t'lnen ns!i. Ds> ???. Indiane.po !is, I<ouisville. i*!ev??iand. To'.-if. Detroit. C luces", St. Losus,Cairo,and intermedi it.*pointe. 3d. The EXPRESS TRAIN leaves at 7 t?. ni.. eobiieefm: with expie** trains ft<rC.noia?ati, St. Louis, Cairo, Chicago.and intern: <l.aie plf ees. Tl ? di^'.anue to Cincu.iia'.i Mid other cent ial and -ou'li'-ia ri.aces in the West. i"> neaily l?s? miles shorter tL.'.a >> any otner route. The tm.e to lh <se p.aoce is also unequalled. \[j" Ka-;t.ese checked through to Coiunil>us, Cin cinnati, htdianapoiis, and Sr. Louis. (J j" Pss?eiigers aiul liat^ige traasferred at al points free. THROI GIl TICKETS will tieeold toal! the lar-e to*-ii? in the West, at the lowest possible int-s. .u the '1 icket OtLoo, Camden Station, and hi Wasfcuu Iss Ci') . fTT" A sccond-c'.ass car is attached to the MAIL TRAIN. Pr.ssemers from Baltimore or Washington irtiy rific tit tariff red / t,y t.iku.$ Aoousi. modation <>r Mail Trwu, anu lyme over at Cumber land or Oakland. They revjjnie the next tJ the Express Train, wiucti leavi % Cumt^r.arid at . a. rn., and reaches Wheeling at 2 p. in. Passengers from Washington bare ample time lor meats at W ashington Junction. This is the only route In a itich Through Tickets and Ba^i.i^e Check* can l^> o!,raire<{ in \V ashiugtou. FO R H' A \ P A S S E VG E R S. The AcconimodHtiori Train at tl.;5? ill stop a' s.l stations east of Ciinilterixi d.sud the llxpres? a' fta tious l?etwe? n Piedinoi.^, going We*-*. V.astaar*! j the Mail Tie.ui !e-?v>*s Wht-e'n.j at 7.!Sa. in..and Ac oornmodatioii leaves Curnlteriand at reaching Ba'tiuiir" at S.4'. p. ni. The FREDERICK TRAIN starts at 4 p. m.. (ex cept Sunday) stopping at Way S*atioNS. Leaves Frederick at 9 a. ni., arr.vuu at Itn.tiiuore at UJ1! WML The ELI.ICOTT'S MIU. TRAIN leaves deri Station at 6 a. in. and a.) p.m. l.e-.v*-> E. icott'i M..l? at 7.9 a. in. tAi.d 7^?'u. in., excepr Sundnte. V*. S. WooDslDK. ja:i 16 tf Mnsrer of,atn?e. ''HE NEW YORK AND LIVERP<?OI. U SITED ST A TES MA IL STE A M F K S. I Tkt Ski,>t crmptinint tkit y Lisf art : *"* 1 The ATLANTIC Capt. Oliver K <! d?e 'l*he BALTIC Chpt. Joseeii Coin st> v-k. Ttie A L)R IATIC Capt. Jumsi West These ships having l?een liailt by ?>?iitract express.y far CovsnsMst tsnritt,every bus has lets tskea in their osmstruction, as also ir their ef: ? e?,toin sure strength and speed, and their accommot a!ions fur passengers a:e unequalled lor' sud ooiu fort. Price of passage from New York to Liverpool, in first celun, 5 lit; in second do., g-?c.; exclusive use of extra size state rooms, ^375. From Liverpool to Nnjr York,#' and $> guineas. An ex peri Sur geon attached to each ?hip. No Iterths tan l e secu. ed until paid for. The ship* of this line have improved warer-iight hulk-heads, and to avoid danger Iron i < e will not cross the Banks uorth of 4* decrees i.ti* alter the 1st of Auxust. PROPOSE!) DATES OF SAILING. from nsw Turk. ' prom livkki-ocC . Saturday, Jan. S irW? Wednesday, Jsn T la-rf Saturday, Jan. 17 l"A7 Wednesday, Ja*-U Saturday, Jan. SI 1H.V7 W ednes.taj , l\rt 4 .1 J?? Sat unlay, Fe!?. 14 ..l"W7 Wodaesdav, Fef?. 1H HiAT Saturday, Maroli 14 . !8.57 W'e,liteeUny, Mar. 4 lv?7 Saturday, Apiil II... .Iu57 Wednes-lay, \pril I 1 v>7 Saturday, May 9 t?57 Wednesday. Aptt'T< ItW Saturday, May 'J3 1K.'>? We.1ne<Mtay . .Nlay l\'7 Saturday, June t? 1>C7 We.lues 'a.. June In 1H5.7 Saturday, J vn.e SiV .. .1 o7 \Ve luesday. June-4 ihot Siturilay, July 4 ,...lit57 Wednesday, Ju,? K Ik'.T Saturdny, J rly :8 ...1857 Wednes.l i>. Ju'y ^i.laSF For freight <?r na-sanc. appi* tt? EDWARD K. COLLINS, N<?. Wall street. New Voik. BROW N. SI1IPI.EV A CO., !jverp.>o'. STEPHEN KENNARD A CO.. No. 11, Aus Friars, I.< ndon. _ B. G. WAIN WRIGHT A C??., Pans. The owners of the?e ship* wil! lit.1 t?e ac<x>untati.n for gold, silver, bullion. np> c.a, jewelry, preenms stone* or metais. nnl?ss talis ot laduig are sicned therefor aud the va*ue tbc.eol expret.scd ihereiu. HBNN, WII.MAMCR t Co s UliiK SI.1 tional Map of Iowa; urioe f Farmer's large Sectional Map ol Michigan, m ta' ? sheets; Colton's Sectioral Map of Indiana; !?'.Si?, Edd\'s Map of California ; S'i. Colton's Map of the Fluted Statet-, Mcxi o, Ac.; S\SK Ream s Section*' Map of N -t>raska ; JJL Sectional Ma<> of Kansas: fl. Map of Minnesota ; S7 cts. Township Ma^ t>f Wisoousin; 75c's. Map of Delaware ami Mar> land ; 37 o??. Map of V ir*iitia; S7 cts. Cordova's Map of T? xas: %2. Colt? hi's Sectional Map of lilino.s; S' Colton's Township Map of Missouri; 7"< it?. Illinois at it is, with a Prame arsl W<hsI Vlap.aGeo logical Map, a Population Map, an<l oihei II lustrations; I vol., b* F. tierhard ; tf !-**? The aliove Maps are in pocket fonu. mJ tan ut ??nt by mail. ... _ ? way H FRANCK TA^ LORy