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

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 2, 1857 Page 1
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VOL. IX. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 18.57 NO. 1,364 THE EVENING STAR IS YTBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, <E1CSPT SUNDAY,) AT THE STAR BUILDINGS. C?rn*r 9/ fiMirltaiii* arenas. and 11 fA llriil, Br W. D. WALLACE, tad is swved to aabecribera by earners at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS. payable weekly to the Ajents; papers served in paoka?es at 37H oents per month. To mail suheenbers the subscription pnoeis THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year is a*r?*<??, TWO DOLLARS for six months, sad ONE DOLLAR for threa months; for less than three ftonthft at the rate of 12X oents a vnk. fCTSINGLE COFIES ONE CENT. fa:v,ii',ar Quotations. 1 rrom rhlngs Not Generally Known.'* by D. A. Wells.] 7 whtehT. *r??.?laQ^r. phraser and qootatione I * f^toiliar in onr mouths as house 1oriSin " ?>^er unknown >>oono?;red. and without encroaching upon 'f -ete of the work? devoted to this pur- ' P?'?, ^e may mention a few of them : ,4 There is death in the pot." is from the Bi Ms, 2 Kings, iv. 40. " Lorely and pleasant in their lives, and in death they were not divided." is spoken of haul and Jonathan. 2 Samuel i. 2.1 ?? A man after his own heart," 1 Samuel xiii. 14. "The apple of his eye." Deut. xix. 21. " A still small voice," 1 King* xix. 12. ' Reaped with the skin of my teeth," Job xix 20. 44 That mine adversary had written a book " Job xxi. .13. - Spreading himself like a green bay tree " Psalm *txvii .15. ?? Hanged our harp upon the willows." Psalm CXXXYM. 2. - Richer certainly make (not tote, as it it* often quoted) themselves wings." Proverbs xxiii. 5. ?? Heap? coal? of fire upon his head." Ibid. xxt. 22. - No new thing under the sun," Ecclesiastes i V ?Of making many books there is no end," xii. 12. 44 Peac-. pei?'-e, when there is no peace." I (made famous by Patrick Henry.) Jeremiah ! viii. 11. " My name is Legion." Mark v. V. '* To kick against the pricks." Acts ix. 5. - M:ike a virtue of necessity," Shakspeure's I Two Gentlemen of Verona. "All that glisters is not gold." u-oiallv | quoted All is not gold that glitters." Mer- I chant of Venice. ? Screw your courage to the sticking ;>/?<*," j (not point.) Macbeth. ? Make aasarance doubly sure." Ibid. ?? Hang out your banners on the outward (not cuteri walls." Ibid. " Keep the word of promise to our (not the) ear. but break it to our hope," Ibid "It is an ill wind that turns to no good." usually quoted. ? It s an ill wind that blows to one any good." Thomas Tasser. 15S0. ?' Christm-ts comes but once a year." Ibid ? Look, ere thou leap." Ibid; and "Look before you. ere you leap." Hudibras. common ly quoted. " Look before you leap." ? Out ot mind as soon as out of sight," usual ly quoted, - Out of sight, out of mind." Lord Brooke " What though the field be lost, all is not lost," Milton " Awake, arise, or be forever fallen.*' Ibid. Necessity, the tyrant's plea." Ibid. '? That old man. eloquent." Ibid. *- Peace hath her victories," Ibid. ' Though this m-iy be play to you. 'tis death to us. ' Roger L'Estrange. 1704 ? All cry and no wool," (not little wool.) Hu %?* _ ' (ii brw. '? Count their chickens ere (not before) they're hatched." Ibid. ? ? Through thick and thin." Dryden. " H hen Greeks joined Greek, then was the tag of war." usually quoted. 4? When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war," Na thaniel Lee. 1692. - Of two eviL*. I have chose the least." Prior. , '? Richard is himself again," Colley Cibbcr 4" Classic grojred.'' Addison. As clear as a whistle," Bvron. 1763. '? A good hater," Johnsoniana. ?? A fellow feeling makes one (not us) won- 1 dron* kind " ; My name is Norval." John Home. 1?W>V 44 Ask me no questions. and I'll tell you no fibs." Goldsmith. '? Not much the worse for wear." (not none the worse.) Cowper. 44 What will Mrs. Grundy fay," Thomas Morton ?4 No pent up Utica contracts your power*. Jona M. Sewell. " Hath given hostages to fortune." Bacon. 4i His (God's) image cut in ebonv," Thomas Fuller Wj^eand masterly inactivity." Mackintosh, j in 1791, though generally attributed to Ran dolph. "First in war. first in peace, and first in the hearts of his fellow-eitizens," (not countrymen,) resolutions presented to Hou?e of Repsesenta tives. Dec , 179V; Prepared by Gen Henry Lee. ! ? Millions for defence, but not one cent for tribute." Charles C. Pinknev. The almighty dollar * Washington Irving. As good as ? play," King Charles, when 111 Parliament, attending the discussion of Lord Ross's Divorce Bill. j ' Selling a bargain." is in Love's I aSor Lost 4* Fa3t and loose." Ibid. ' Pumping a man." Oteway's Yeuiee Pre served Go snacks. Pope s prologue to Satires. "In the wrong box." Fox's Martyrs. To I am in in the sense of to heal." King and no King, by Beaumont and Fletcher. The hackneyed newspaper Latin quotation, ' T'otr'tra otHtautur, not ft mntamu$ in il V?. is notfouud in any classic or Latin author. Tne nearest approach to it was, ''Omnia mu- j fimtur. ete.,' and this is found in Borbonius. a Gennan writer of the middle ages. smelling of the lamp ' is to be found in Plutarch, and is there attributed to Pytheas. A little bird told me. comes from Ecclesi a-fes x. 2*>. ?? for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wing" shall tell the matter." ?4 lie that fights and runs away, May live to light another day." Theae lines, usually ascribed to Hudibras, are really much older. They are to be found in a book published in 1656. The same idea is however expressed in a couplet published in '?>42. while one of the few fragments of Me nan- | 'ler. the l?reek writer, that have l?een preserv ed. embodies the saine idea in a single line. The couplet in Hudibras is. '? For those that fly may fight again. Which he can never do that's slain.'' There s a good time coining," is an expre.s rion used by fcir Walter Scott in Rob Roy, and has doubtless, for a long time, been a familiar rsying in Scotland h/ijfttit ni>u /hIuiih. *?'ptrumjuf t if ran ?i?, was a line upon Franklin, written l?v Tur got. the Minister of Louis XVI It is. howev er. m?rely a modification of a line by Cardinal Polignac. Eripnittptt Jori t'ulm^u.Pko'htHjur which, in turn, was taken from a line "f Marcu* Manilius. who say* of Epicurus. hripuittjHf Jori f'nl m*H rim-jut Tonanti. Vox jtoptih, Vox l)fi. The origin of this fimiliar phrase is not known, but it is quoted a-a proverb by William of Malmesbury. who lived in the early part of the 12th century. Ultittui ratto return. This motto was en graved on the French cannon by order of Louis XIV ? Whistling irirl* and crowing hens Always come to some bad end.'' In one of the curious Chinese books recently translated and published in Paris, this proverb occurs in substantially the same words. It is also an injunction of the Chinese priesthood, and a carefully observed household custom, to kill immediately every hen that crows, as a preventive against the misfortune which the circumstance is supposed to indicate. The same practice prevails throughout many portions ot the United State*. (p* A aua u-uiied Wm A Oregory died ?od driily in Tslbot county. Md , last week, f-om in temp? a*?. A Western editor and his wife were wal king out in the bright moonlight one evening. The wife was of an exceedingly nodical nature, and aaid to her mate: 44 Notice that moon; how bright, an l calm, and beautiful " " Couldn.t think of noticing it,"returned tbc editor, "for any thing lens than the usual rates?a dollar and fifty cents <or twolra line? HOW TO USE SPIRIT OAS. Most persons imagine thnt it in the fluid which explodes in case* where accidents occur. This I is not so: it is the vapor either in the lamp or can, which rising and mixing with the air, ?omes ! nnd exploding sets if l?QU?d. scattering it about. If you take alcohol, or an alcoholic liquid. ; ?n<l put It in an open vessel. where the vapors cannot collect, and light it, it will burn quietlv until the liquid contains so little alcohol tha't it will sustain flame no longer. The burning of brandy is an instance of this truth, familiar to many. It is evident then that the fluid does not explode This, in part, explains why, in trie face of such dreadful warnings, many" per ?<>ns still persist in filling lamps whila lighted; they that if they avoid bringing the liquid in contact with the light, that no bad consequences | will eu*ue, and (as they think) with experience t<> guarautce its truth?for havo they not filled lighted lamps ten, twenty, or on* hundred times before, without accident ? Let all who will still continue the practice remember that though they may for years have done so without injury and might for many future ones it is because this vapor has never communicated with the flame, but has l?ecn dissipated in the surround ing air. that they have doue so with impunity. Let them also remember, that it may com- ! municate at any time, and that no amount of knowledge, no amount of presence of mind, can save them from a fearful death, or at least a severe injury If gas is milky orcloudy, smokes in a lamp newly trimmed and cleaned, or burns ' with a pale flame, that gives but little light do not use it. In the first case, there is either too much camphene, or the alcohol is not of proper strength?111 the second, it has been kept too j long?and in the third the proportion of alcohol J is too great. In the latter case, in aldltion to i giving less light, it burns away more quickly. | The lamps should be trimine I and filled only in day time, to avoid the dangers before named, and the ends ol tul?es should be covered with a ' cap wheu the lamp is not in use. to ke?p the tops of the wicks clean, and to prevent the ? evaporation of the burning fluid through them. | These few cautions and directions being ob served, there is no greater danger in using a camphene or spirit gas lamp, than there is in ' using an oil lamp. ArooT.?To go afoot has ever been deemed the extreme of poverty or folly, and has accord- ' ingly been marked with deserved contempt. I We ourselves have drawn largely on the scorn due to such a proceeding. We have had it darted at us in glances, shot iu taunts, or poured 1 down in condolences. The calm pity expressed in the face of the Arab when he pranced by us ' on his steed of the desert, we looked upon as natural to tho man and his circumstances, and bore it. We could excuse even the scorn with 1 which an Audalusian eaballero. mounted on his club-tailed rittiru. regarded us. as we trudged ' along the wretched roads of his country, but at ; times we have suffered beyond endurance. We have been looked down upon by a fat priest on a sore-backed, spavined uiule. which could not limp as many miles in two hours as we could stride in one; and we have more than once been i oflered a lift by a costermonger in a donkey cart. Once. too. on entering a Spanish rentu, after having done a journey afoot, of which we were I rather proud, we heard our hostess explain. ajK>logetically. to a neighbor, that the English ! did not walk because they could not afford to j ride, but that it was a whim, a fancy of theirs ' ?mh eaprirho, una fantasia. But the bitter- ' est sense of degradation, from this perversity of ours, was laid upon us in Portugal We were iQ * river steamer going to Alhandra. the ter mi nation of the lines. Among the passengers was a Portugese countess, fat oily, rather gar- I licky, and adorned on lip and chin with a very sparce crop of hair, as countesses in Portugal are apt toV. The bustle of embarcation and the heat had produced a puffness and suffusion which kept tan and kerchief in constant action; and we. in pity lor her condition, made a little | seat and awning for her with the bags and cloaks on the deck. A gracious bow and a wave of the fan when she left the vessel, showed that we had thereby won consideration. On the ! shore was a vehicle which made us stare. It was an antiquated, cumbrous, dust-cov- . ered machine, built somewhat after the fashion | of a coach ; and to it was attached?what think you ? mules? asses? No! bullocks' Ay! ! bullocks, and actually yoked, too, as they would have been to a plow. Into this our countess stumbled with an evident sense of dignity and ! grandeur. The driver smote with his goad? the oxen woke up and began to creep along ?the wheels creaaed. and on went the vehicle majestically slow. Of course, we soon out stepped it, but ever and anon, as wo stopped to look at something on the road, it would pass and repass us. and were then conscious thut a glance of ineffable disdain was darted on us troui within, and that the fair inmate, swelling with a consciousness of superiority, was indig nantly regretting that she had ever condescend ed to noticc, or be noticed by, a fellow who could journey afoot.?Blade wood'' a ztue. Womax is this Gardes.?Much in these days are said about the sphere of woman. Of this vexed question we have nothing now to say. The culture of the soil, the body and soul are our themes. Rich soils, healthy bodies, pure, cultivated souls, these are what we are ; aiming at. And to this end we recommend that every country woman have a garden that she keeps and dresses with her own hand, or at least that she supervises and manages. The culture strawberr es. blackberries, gooseber ries. currants and garden vegetables are as de lightful and profitable as anything in which woman can engage. She may sprinkle her gar den with flowers. All the better for that. A snowball iu this corner, a rose in that, a dahlia bed there and a moss border here will not be out of place. Only let the substantial and use ful constitute the chief part. A touch of the ornate like a riblion on a gi*?l bonnet, is not in the least objectionable. In all the schools the* girls study Itotany. In all families the woiu in ought to practice b ?tanv It is health- ? ful, pleasing, and useful. The principle* of horticulture are the principles of botany put ' into practice. Farmers study agriculture, why j should not their wives and daughters study j horticulture? If any employment is feminine. ' it would seem that this is. If any is healthy ' this must be. If any i* pleasurable none can more so than this. A rich bed of strawber ries. a bush of blackberries or currants. aU?rder , of flowers produced by one's own hand, what can well afford a more rational satisfaction? We say to all our country sisters, have agarden. if it is only a small one. and do your best with it. Plant it with what pleases you best, with ago-xi variety, and see what you can do with it. What woman cannot raise beets, tomatoes, uiebms, onions. Icttucc and furnish her own ta ble with them! What woman cannot plant a rasberry bush or currant or gooselnrry, and tend it will? Come, g.nnl woman, study your health, your usefulness your happiness, and your children s also. Book P \it x i n ?One of the most practical eases of B<?ok Farming'' that has come to our knowledge is told us by a friend: A young Maryland farmer, a reading man. got hold of Liebig's great work on agricultural chemistry soon after its publication, and be came convinced of the propriety, notwithstand ing that his farm was limestone land, of ma king a fresh application of that fcrliliter. Af ter a good deal oi hesitation on the part of his father, the lima was tried, and after being tried, omtinued. The improvement in consequence has been such, that where five and six btrrels of corn was the outside, as much as fifteen per acre have been made, and other crops in pro portion. A debt, the interest of which they could scarcely keen down before, has beeu paid off. and they have bought field after field with ready money from neighbors who could not af ford to buy lime, or agricultural books. Naval?The Philadelphia papers of yesterday report the U. S. aloop-of-war Jamestown. froiu Africa, at anchor off Reedy Island. PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Dkpartmext or the Interior, May 23,1857. Sealed proposals for furnishing such stationery as may be required by this department (luring the fiscal year ending June Si, I8.5H. will l>e received until 12 o clock m., on the 3"th .lay of Juno next. Those unaccompanied by satisfactory testimonials ofabili ty to fulfil the contract will not he considered, an<| contracts will only Ik> awarded to established maim faeturers o| or dealers in the articles. All the articles required must be of the very liest quality of their kind, and in no case inferior to the which will be exhibited at the department. r.ach proposal must l*? signed by the individual or tirrn making it, and must specify but one price for each and every article contained in the schedule. All the articles furnished must be equal in nil re spects to the samples, and must be delivered without delay when ordered to the satisfaction of the head of the otne<? for which they are required, and a failure to do so will be deemed cause for the abrogation o! the contract. The department reserves the right of ordering a greater or less quantity of each article contracted for. as the public service nrny require. Article* not named in the contract to be furnished at the option ol the depart mint at the lowest market prices. Bond* with approved security must be given by the person or persons contracting; and m the event ol the refusal or neglect of the contractor to furnish any article or articles named in the contract, upon the order of the department oranv of its bureaux, the sam? may b? purchased in open market ; and the dif ference between the price paid therefor and the eon tract price shall lw> charged to the contractor and de ducted in the settlement of his account lor the quar ter during which such refusal or neglect may occur. The subjoined list specifies as nearly as can now b* none the amount, quality, and description of each of the kinds of articles required : Item. ('las* I.? Paptr. 1. SD reams folio post, heavy, satin or plain-fin ished, ruled and trimmed, per ream 2. 10 ream* folio post, light, plain, unruled, for of ficial seal, pei ream 3. SC reams cap, while or blue, ruled wide, me dium or close, ami trimmed, per ream 4. 40 reams consular cap, white or blue, trimmed find ruled, per ream 5. lo reams legal cap, white or blue, trimmed and ruled, per renin 6. t?w?reams quarto p>*?, white or blue, ruled va rious width#, per ream 7. an resrns quarto foat. extra superfine, thick cream-laid, rtried, per ream 8. 25 reams white veil urn note paper, highly e|nzed. hard calendered, lined and gilt, per ream 9. 15 reams Alliambra laid note paper, gilt edged, lined, per ream to. H? reams buff note paper, lined, per ream 11. IS r?im? flat cap, white or blue, unruled, per rrtMii 12. 75 reams envelope, yellow or bull, royal, per ream 13. 170 re#ms large brown envelope, per ream II. 35 reams pink lilotting. per ream 15. VMoxen sheets patent blotting, p-rdozen sheets IH. 12 sheets drawing paper, antiquarian, per sh?et 17. 12 sheets drawing pa*?r, double elephant, per sheet /? 13. 25 sh?ets drawing pager, elephant, per sheet 19. 75 sheets drawing pafer. royal, per sheet 2?. 2U" sheets tracing paper, French, large size.pej sheet -""jit 25. 3MI' yards tracing cambric, per yard 22. 5.100 binders' boards, 6', by lo*{ inches, per C. Item. Class iVo. 2.? Envelop's. 1. IDR.OflO adhesive envelope*, whife. \cllow, or butl'. heavy. Y\ by 3% inoher per .M 2. 6,0tm adhesive envelopes, white, heavy, l"J? by 5 inches, per M 3. 33,000 adhesive envelopes, white or y ellow, hea vy, letter, 6 by 3J?, per M 4. 5.'??? adhesive envelop?*, card, per M 5. 8,0J0 adhesive envelopes, note, per M. Item. Class Xo.X?Pms. 1. ion dozen cards Perry's pens, and of other man ufacturers, assorted, per dozen cards 2. l.oui gross Perry's, Gillott's, or other good me tallic pens, per gross 3. quills. No. 811, per M 4. 33 dozen gold pen*, silver cases, and pencils, best quality, per dozen 5. dozen gold pens, without cases, best quality, per dozen. Item. Class A'n. 4.? Pencils. 1. 14 dozen ivory ever-pointed pencils, large or small, with lead*, per dozen 2. 425 dozen Falwr's, or other good No. I to I, or graduated, per dozen 3. 25 cases Falier's, Ac., poly grades, graduated, per case 4. 62dozen Faber's, Ac., red and blue pencils, per , dozen 5. 41 gross ty?ada, l?est quality, assorted, per gross, j Class Xo.a.?Ink, Inkstands, Wafers, and Wax. Item. 1. 13 dozen Draper's large or small inkstands, per dozen 2. 8 dozen cast-iron double or single inkstands, per dozen 3. 200 dozen Maynard A Noyes ink, quarts, per ! dozen 4. W dozen May nard A N'oyes ink. pints, perdozen ! 5. 25 dozen copy mg ink. quarts, per dozen 6. 5dozen |*?st lilue ink. quarts. p?r dozen 7. 3 > dozen l<est French carmine ink.oz., perdozen 8. lud M seal wafers, best quality, red. No. 3, for office seal, per M 9. 100 pounds best red wafers, common size, per pound 1?. 20u pvunds liest extra super scarlet soalmg wax, per pound. CI "is No.G.?Cutlery and Miscellaneous Article?. Item. 1. 40 dozen Rodgers'sor other knives, four blades, buck or pearl handle, perdozen 2. 15 dozen Rodgers's ivory-handle erasers, per dozen 3. 10 dozen Rodgers's spring erasers, ivory han dles, per dozen 4. 6 dozen ivory water stamps, per dozen 5. 4 dozen office shears, extra, per dozen 6. 4 dozen office scissors, p?r dozen 7. I'm dozen silk taste, in hanks, per dozen a. dozen red tape, assorted, per dozen 0. 5dozen paper weights, assorted, perdozen 10. 31 pouii'ls unprepared India rubber, per pound II. 5pounds prepared India rubber, per pound 12. 1(A) quarts best black sand, per quart 13. 2*> pounds pounce, per pound 14. 1 dozen best Chinese India ink, per dozen 15. 2dozen camels' hair pencils.assorted, perdozen IK. 2dozen sable pencils, assorted, per dozen 17. 4 dozen Osliorne's or Newman s liest water col ors, per dozen 18. 3nii pounds linen twine, per pound 19. 12 dozen mahogany rulers, round or flat, 30 in ches long, per dozen 20. fi dozen lignuinvit.-e rulers, round or flat, 30 in ches long,perdozen 2!. 2o pounds best quality sponge, per pound 22. 4" pounds gnu) arable, per pound 23. 10 dozen mucilage, large-size glass jars, with brush and metallic tops, per dozen 24. HI dozen mucilage in earthen or glass jars, with out brush or tops, per dozen 25. 12" dozen pen-holders, assorted, per dozen 2K. 6 dozen wafer stands or Isixes, cocoa, per dozen 27. 6 dozen sand Ixixes, per dozen 3L 12 dozen strong 9-incli ivory folders, per dozen. Why 29-dtJune3o len s Single anu ixiuwe Marrel t'istol*. Flasks, Sfiot Pouches, Gun Nippers, Ramro Gun Worms. Eley's, Walker's, Cox's, ai Perfusion Caps, Eiey's and Baldwin's Gi ^TAMPED ENVELOPES. Post Office Department, May 30,1857. Sealed proposals will lie received until 3, p. hi., of the 6th day of J uly next for furnishing all the stamp ed envelopes this Department may require lor a pe riod of four years, viz : No. I, or note *ize, 2by PI inches, of white pa per. No. 2, or letter size, 3'4 by inches, of bun or white paper, or in such proportions of butf and white as may be ordered. No. 3, or otlicial size, 3J; by inches, buff or white, or in suoh proportions of either as may be re quired. Proposals are also invited for furnishing straw board lioxes for packing parcels of envelopes of low to 5*? each, and for wooden cases for packing parcels of 10 to 25.000. j The envelopes to l>e inade in the best manner, of paper of approved quality, manufactured specially for the purpose, and such water marks as the Post master General ina\ direct. They must be gummed for sealing, at least 2J; inches on the point, handed in parcels ol 25, packed without charge for packiug.and furnished complete and ready for use. in such quan tities as may be required to till the orders of post- I masters. An agent of the Department will furnish the ad dress for each parcel, which is to be pasted on the Is'X by the manufacturer without charge. The dies for embossing the postage stamps on the envelopes are to be executed in the best style, and they are to t>e provided, renewed, and k"pt in order at the expense of the contractor. Mulders are requested to furnish samples of paper, with their bids, of the quality they intend to use in the manufacture of the envelopes they propose to furnish. lbiiid and security yvill l?e required for the faithful performance of the contract, and payments under it will be made quarterly. Price, quality of samples, and the suliiciency of Iho bidder will ne considered together hi awarding the contract; and the postmas ter General reserves to himself the right to annul it whenever he shall discover that the same, or any part of it i* offered for sale in the market for the purpose of speculation ; and he will in no case sanc tion a transfer of the contract to any party who shall be. in hut opinion, less able and qualified than the original bidder or contractor. The right is also re served to annul the contract for a'tailure to perform faithfully any of its stipulations. The number of envelopes issued to postmasters in the quarter ending March 31 1H37, is stated below : 4<.7.KV> No. I, stamped Scents. 2,7ll,85? 44 2, 6l,7?Ht 44 2, 44 10 44 7r0ti0 44 3. 44 6 " The bids should be marked "Proposals fir Stamp ed Envelopes," and addressed " Third Assistant Postmaster General, Post Office Department." AARON V. BROWN, je l-dtjy6 Postmaster General. C*OLT'S NEW M(3DEL, WARNER S AND / Allen's Revolvers. Self Cocking Pistols, Al len's Single and Double Barrel Pistols, powder Rainrod Heads, and G. 1), . . Uuu War ding, WmI Cutter, and a good assortment of Gua Trimmings, for sale by E. K. LUNDY, mayjl^ _ No. 128 Bridge street, Georgetown. PERFUMKRY ANDTOn.KT GOODSat mar 2X MCLAUGHLIN'S. PIANOS FOR RENT AT JOHN F. ELLIS'9 between 9th aod loth au, may 7 AUCTION SALES. Hy WALL St I1ARNA Rl), Auctioneer*. | OT IN THE FIRST WARD at Auction I',?" THI RSDAV AFTERNOON, ill, mstant. fit 6 o clock, we will sell, in front of the property part of Lot No. 17. in snunre 117, fronting 25 feet on , south sine of north M street, l.ctweeii l5th and2Uth ! , 'Vr,ni: '^lrd\ cash; the In lance in six and ?eci'r?J rn? ' W ?",terest satisfactorily i AVA I.I. A RAR N A RI), Aucts. 'T'RL'SJ'hh'S SALE.?By virtue of a deed of * trust from David Jones and wife to me. I will ex pose to public sale,011 T1U KSDAV, the 23th <l?? of June next, at l* o clock m.. (if fair, if not. th' next lair day thereafter.) on the premises. nil that part or parcel ol laud whereon the said David Jones now resides, containing slsmt ninety-two acres, and which property formerly belonged to th.? late Don* lass V oss. I lim property is most eligibly situated lor a hoarding establishment or female seminary be ing immediately on the Baltimore and Washington railroad, distant aUuit one hundred yards from (lie Kladens burg depot. The improvements consist of a large and commodious Frame Dwelling, in complete repair, and every necessary out timldinir. The land is adiuiialiiy adapted to the usual production* ol the country.and at an inconsiderable ontlay might. he rendered moat productive, a greater portion l?emg hue meadow land. In point ofhealth it will compare with any situation in this countrr. and rarely U ,t that property possessing so many advantages is ..f

rhe terms will be liberal, and made Known on the day of sale. ?... or . lN* C* STEPHEN. Trustee. may 3B 3tawt? Blndensbnnr. Md. Kv A. ORKKN, Auctioneer. rpilRHK-STORV BRICK HOUSK, WITH | A Basement. AM!. I,orox Penn. avkmk. near tiik Capitoi.. at Auction.?On TillRSDaY,the 1 h ol J?ue. | shall sell m of i|,e premises, at ^o clock p. in., part of j.ot No. a. in fquareNo. Str.-i il ,,nPror*"?e?d". which area go.*! three stor* Brick House, with basement and a new hricic stable. n??\?r<>S rlJ* ,s "ituated on Penn. ave nue, of ^ |eet, running !?< k to A street, between 1st and 2d streets cast, and near the Capitol, in,i ' *u*-third cash ; Imlance in six and twelve 1 ,J"r n"te." IW? '"torei.t from day of sale. , A e,.VCM ni".1 ? doH !""?? taken. ! Title indisputable. A. GREEN, Aiict. : J AS. ( . Mclj 1.1R L. Auctioneer. 1)KR KM P TOK V S A (< K OP V A I I * A Rl !?* APTil?\M?\l{TiAT AV'TIO,ir0n thfrsdav lses ?) mtI1"*i V^'' ?ic,Vck- on tlic Prein i'f'V .khsl', ' eAL?/ 1 v*'?nW"aiMl admirably situated Lot for a businAs stand, hemic Lot 2. m square ?1, strftit^ avr nMe- between 11th and 12th , 'I J* one of the very few unimproved ots inth.s Wity.and presents rare mduc-ment* rhmJ.1 "f, a ^P'"11 *nd el"5i'?ly located stand tor Mistoess. Tt is moreover embraced within the JVIarketl d<8,*'P,ed ** ,he *?t?oftlie new Centre mT,X.%ahn?tcrStCa,h ; Ulanof> 1,1 *' 12' ?"d 13 mayJO-d J J AS. C. MeOUIKE. Anct. i R' J AS. C. Mclj I IRK. A11 ctiaaeer. wT^ESIRAHLK DWELLING HOFSK AND t an ?inVer mM*/^AVT ,Nak"-?In pursuance <>f . an order from the Orphan s Court ol Washington miVf *2 * ?l8,rJct?f Columbia, confirmed by the?"ir I f?,\ii'ourh ,eV1,nK *8 a, court of Chancery, tiie sub ' ?rri' pv/ u"Jh a ,pul)ll? on TV KSDAV r 1 LRNOO.N, June Jth. at 6^ o'clock, on flip n',rth '?*'* "f Lot No. 8, in sqiifiro N?>.9U4, L,hL f MP '"s the most northern 8 feet acd 4 inches of said lot m said square, which was sold and convey ed by said .Mary Kcllv to oneThom ts Bafne i b?Kinnnn tor the bonndnries of the mmo a feet'; ni ches from the northwest corner of said lot. No 8 in square Ao. ?T4 and runnm* thence south alone'the line of seventh street east, 21 feet, thence east HO ?ll^ ->i"rilJ0 '?\3l feet ?Hcy, thence north alone said a ley 21 feet, thence west .?i feet and I inch to the phee of b-Kinniiif .with the improvements,.-,msistine ol a neat and well built two-story Frame Dwelling House omitammar six rooms. s .n ^n<*"t'urd P*8'1: the residue in Hand 12 ? interest* w"h approved sccunty, l*-arni? Pfy'i?entiof t,'.p PVrc,ms<' 'n??ney and final j ratification of the sale, a deed will Iw executed at the I cost of the purchaser. . /KBEDKK K1RWAN. Giiardiau. ma> 23 d J AS. C. McGUIRK. Aiict. COlC r ?m FOE RENT AND SALE. ?UMJ l AL Lstxte Aoents. tW'ia Seventh Street. l>elow K street, have for sale a number of Building Lots 21 feet front by I3? feet deep, at the very low price of from $75 to * Uj each?pajable in small monthly instalments of ?3"i>er month. r Tlie8e Lots are situated at Union Town, on the sotrth side of the Anacostia river, adjoinine the Na vy-yard Bridge, and arc in everv war desirable i<<r persons wishing a cheap, pleasant, and healthy loca tion for a dwelling. Lot-holders in arrears are requested to complete their purchase, and *et their deeds ; the title to these Lots is jcunranteed free and clear from every possible incumbrance. mav 25-3m j POX A VAN HOOK. Rm BsTATV AfRTl, ! * Seventh street al?ove D street, liave for sale cheap I a, j acres of LAND, well improved, situated on Seventh street, two miles from the Centre .Mar ket. I Also, nearly opposite. 2f? acres verv highly itn i proved with modern buildings. Also. ?6 acres of unimproved LAND, seven miles from tlio citv on the Seventh-street road. Also, several desirable Lots of j to 13 acres each, one-half mile Irom the citv. Also, a line FA R.M. with first-class improvements in 1 rtuce \\ liliain county. Virginia, containing iii acres; one of 7<? acres, one of tji acres, and one of I4Macres, together w ith a number of FARMS and unimproved Lands in the adjoining counties. Also, a laree variety of Houses and Uuildie^ Lots in a*) parts of the city, some of which wiii be sold very low. Capitalists, Trustees, Widows, nnd others, hav ine money they wish safely and profitably to invest will find at their oiTico Trust notes and other un doubted securities, which can be purchased, so as to realize a clear interest of from 12 to 2" per cent, per annum. Persons having Farms, Houses, or other property they wish to sell, exchange, or obtain loans upon, or unimproved i?an<lor Huiliiing I???tsthcy wirfh torenl* iz? an income from, will find it advantageous to con suit with them, as having an extensive acquaint ance and a long, active and successful experience as dealers in Real Kstate, thev tlatter themselves that any business they mav recommend or consummate, will prove alike satisfactory to their employers and creditable to themselves. may 2*>-2w l?OR SALK.?My R F.SI DKNCK on the corner of ?? ,,'V* J"?py avenue and C street south, Capitol Hill, fronting on the avenue 1U2 feet 9 inches, and on F south 2<ifi feet 11 inches, and containing nearly 3t,??o square feet. may?-tf W. F. PHILLIPS. FOR SALK?At a Imrcain. and on very easy terms, a TRACT OF LAND, suitable for a dairy farm, or other purposes, and within 3 nules of W ashington city. For particulars apply at No. 512 (2d storv)7th street. mny lf? tl POLLARD WEBB. I?OK RLNr.?The HOI SK on (? street, between i i and 2ncn ?<reels. First War?l, formerly occu pied by Lieut. Harrison. It is nearly new. well fin isneit, and has ail the intMiern improvements, with Carriage - bouse ?ndStable. servant's room Apply to \\ M. BRO\V N, next door . may la tf KOR tAFjK;.?1.'! J?n?yn, a new and desirable I llrick D\\ J'.LLINti H < I IS K. together with a Lot adjoining it <>n the south, and richly set with shrubbery, Iruil trees, vines, tfowers. ie., situated on the northeast corner of 4th street west ami ,\| sf. north,and in a rapidly improving part of the cit>. I he view is commanding, and has made the location very desiral.le. Price, .?2..'???: one third nieash.tlie lialance in two years with interest. Also lor sale, a large and convenient Hrick Dwell ing, No. 4.>7, and situated oil the west side of luth Street, between K and F streets north. Applv at No 512(2d story)7th street. POLLAR1) \V KllB. ' " tf Real Kstate A tent. |<,(LK.2M'.E ?'K RK.NT.-THIi: DKSIR AHLK ? KKSIDLNCK on the oorner of F and 2lrt sts.. ; together with the Crounds surrounding it. The House contains sixteen rooms, has sas throughout, and furnace Hie stable will be sold or rented with the house if desired. The lot th? house stands on IS ft) bv l i. feet, but tho purchaser can have more land if desired., for Sale?The LOT OF RROUNI) on the c<>rnerof I- and 19th streets and LOTS on l"t h,near F street. Appl> toCHL'll6 BROTIIKRS. up o -11 ) A VALFALK FARM FOR SALR-5I2S*acres A of good fa k M1 no LAN D, situate^l'in the County of I-aiiumer, Virginia, on the Alexandria and Orange Railroad, a few yards from Warrenton Junction; within nine miles bv Railroad from the t ounty Seat and ?>nly two hours travel from the oities ol \\ as lung ton and Alexamlria. The Farm is in a high state of cultivation, and is at dantly sup plied with water and timber, and has much excellent , iV","'8t v,i|h- n,", newm-.? within a short distance. p?r further inforiuation apply to J A M KS MOHRO W. Ksq"? m! t he. pl.^e or to >he suhsvrilier at Ins Broker's Office, near Brown s Hotel, \\ ashington City. n'<)r^ ROBKRT MORROW. ^/^R SALE.?A FARM, containing Itin ,7? ?L <*? !??,nore or less, situated immediately r a5l'JH5f.onnnd r<M'>ut 12 miles from \\ ashinrtoo, toecther with stock, con sisting of 20 head of Hogs, Cows, Heifers. Horses \\ agon. Hay. Carriage, Harness, Plows. Harrows' and Farming Ltensils generally, the ?rop in the ground. Straw, Hay. Ac. It is well watered; having a spring in every held. An unfailing stream of water runs through the premises. There is a good frame dwelling-house and out-houses neocssarv to farm lug purposes. There is also an Orchard on the nl?ee alniut one third of the land is in timber, oak, hickory) i>Kf,Tf?u.^o'er'n^ormit'on inquire of BKNJ v\riv sam' scta" Georgetown. D. C., or of Mr. HARP, on tbe p^n-' ap ii-tf Dentistry, Ac. _ Dentistry. DR. STEPHEN BAILY, OfFICK No. 198 PENXS YLV AMA AVEJtC*, Three doors from Mr* Strttt. Dr. BAIC.Y begs leave to inform the public that he can lw? ?e?n at all hours, at his office, located asals>ve. He feeis assured that oil experience of fifteen years' practice, with the large number of patients, and great variety o| ditlionlt cases t hat he !iu treated success fully. wilt enaliie him to aurtnount any difficulty, scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth. Hit own expeuence ooiitirininK the opinion of main men eminent in the ?rofi>ti>MHi. hikI especially Drs. flams and J. and K. Parinly. has led him. lone since, todis caril all mercurial preparations lor tilling Teeth.also all Enamels, Gutta Percha, India Rublier. ami Ce ments for the construction <>l Continuous Cum 'I'eeth, and that l'??rce!ian. mounted on Gold Plate, i? the euly reliable substance that can tie worn in the mouth, an was most conclusively shown t>y the last American Dental Convention. Although he flatters himself from his Ion* resi dence and practice in Washington, he is favorably known to his numerous friends and patrons, he l>egs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From the late Rector of the Church of Epiphany of this city. Dr. Stffhfn BxtLY: DearSir?I desire to ex press nty esteem for you personally, ami hit confidence in you as a superior dentist. The operations executed for me have boon highly satisfactory. I hope that yon rna\ receive the patronace from my friends aud the public ttiat your skill so well deserves. Yours very trnlv, Washington, Aug.3!, 1H56. J. \\ . FRENCH. From one of the oldest firms in Baltimore, Messrs. Hoggs. Cot man A Co. Having employed Dr. Stephen Baily, Surgeon Den tist, of Washington city, to execute for me an im portant and difficult piece of work, which lie did to my entire satisfaction, and in view of the (act that one of the most distinguished menilwrs of the Denial College ??!' Haltnnore, failed, after repeated trials, to perforin tbe nnM work satisfactorily. it gives me great pleasure to express my entire confidence ai.d huh estimation of Iiim professional skill. Baltimore,Jan. 12, 1357. HA.RMANN BOGGS. Extract from & note received from the late Hon. John M. Clayton. IT. S. Senate. Aug. 19,1M6. The teeth you made for me work admirably ; noth ing could be better. Venr gratefully, John m.clayton. To those that seek relief from the maladies t>f the teeth, I can cheerfully recommcnd Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist: he made a set of porcelian teeth for one of inr familv, and plugged several teeth for mvsclf, and ilie work has all stood we| for more than teii rears. ROBERT T. NIXON, of the Va. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19,1356. We. the undersigned, having had occasion to avail ourselves of the professional skill of Dr. S. Baily, Surgeon Den'ist of this city, or Having l>een eogmx ant of his operations on our families or friends, take Pleasure in expressing our admiration of Ins artistic skill, as well as of the uniformly satisfactory manner in which he performs the most delicate and difficult operations in Dental Surgery,and we respectfully re e^nmend him to the confidence and patronage of the public, of winch we consider him eminently worthy. Thomas I*. Waltkr. Architect I". S. Capitol. Thomas Miller.M. D..of Washington. D. C. B. S. lionhkh, M. J), of Georgetown, D. C. .VS. Lincoln. M. I).. of Wavbmgton. D. C. Jos. H. Br adley, of Washington. D. C. Georok Walton. Ex Governor of Florida. Waltkr Lenox, Ex-Mayor of Washington. Henry Baldwin, L*. S. Patent Office, O.C. Wight, Principal Ri?teahouse Academr. feb an tf Dr. VILLARD, DENTIST, LATE OF CHI CAGO, would respectfully informthecit tzens of the District and vicinity, that hav J ing locate<f himself in Washington, he is now prepared to perform all operations in hit profes sion. in the most approved stvle. Office. No. 25o, Peun. avenue, adjoining Gautier'e. ian 2e i y rjMlE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. DR. LOOMIS, the inventor and patentee of "/.cirniii' Mm-ml Pint' T"th." having. Ml<umftilly introduced his improvement inf vanous cities, has now permanently e&tab | hsheil hmi<e|f in Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth oonsists chief ly in making a set of but one piece of material, and tliaf indestructible mineral. No metal is used in their construction, and they are therefore free from I palvanic action and metaltc taste. There are no mints to lifconie filled with moisture or particles of food, hence they are pure nnd clean. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far more durable, and nat ural in their appearance. I will give a reward of One Thousand Dollars to any one who will produce a similar work of art to equal mine in purity, licaufy, durability, artistic excellence or any other requisite qnality. All work responsibly warranted. ?7'3 I'enna. avenue, between 11th and 12th streets. ap 13?1 jr I) R. C. S. GOODMAN, 1/ SURGEON f> F \T I ST, and Manufacturer of Artificial Tekth.? His complete arrangements enabling him tornPsT^y present the following reasonable prices: > Entire Upper Sett Teeth,on Gold _.5??to.y? Do do do ou Silver 12 to *5 One or more, on Gold..... .. 2 to 5 Do on Silver 1 to 5 Filling. Extracting, Removing Tarter; also. Re pairing at the same reasonable rates. All operations executed hi such a manner :m to give every satisfac tion. Offieg corner 3th street ami avenue. ap 3 LOCKS! CLOCKS!! CLOCK* !!-Just opened j tins dav. a gr^at m-iny new stvles oil CLOCKS. Good Timepieces, warranted, as low as^I 5" Also, CLOCK MATER IALS. inch a? Oils, ] Cords, Balis, Keys, Weights, Glasses, Hands. Springs, Ac., at J. ROBINSON'S Great Clock Emporium. 343 opposite ap 3-2m Rrowns'Hotel. BALTIMORE CITY MALT ROOMS. MALT FOR SALE.?The undersigned having recently purchased the CITY MALT HOI'SE, corner of West Falls avenue and Block street, would announce to ins friends and the public, that he has it now in full operation, with a large supply of M V LT for sale on lilieral terms. mv 6-3.11 FRANCIS DENMEAD. TVTOTICE?NOTICE.?I have a few of those cheap li TOILET SETS on hand, which 1 wishieij|rt to close out, and will sell at cost. Also.^p^^/ GO B LETS a ml ot her G L ASS W A R E, t hat ? must t?e sold preparatory to a change in my WHJ business. AH that want to buy cheap, please oil! at No. 3"9, bet ween i^th and 10th streets. Perm, avenue, fel. n_fim l(IHV MeDEVITT U POM 'S GI N POWDER. I am all times supplied withall the various kinds of Dl' PONT'S GUNPOWDER,and am prepared to suppiy the same ri any quantity to parties wanting, on the most favorable terms. W. ALBERT KING, Agent for the District of Columbia, No. 55 High street, may 12-tf (Intel.A States) Georgetown, D. C^ |NTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITI.S. MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES CHUBB BROTHERS, HANKERS, Opposiit the Treasury. THE HOUSE OF CIIUBB BROTHERS, Washington, is composed of CHAS. St. J. CHUBB, JOHN II. BAR ROW, HENRV HOLMES. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHER. BARROW &. CO., DtvtsroKT, Iowa, is composed of CHAS. St. J. CHUBB, ALEX'K H. HARROW, ian 27?tf WM.II. DOUG A L. 1\JKW BOOKS received and lor sale at SHIL 1 y LIN'GTON'S Bookstore, O Icon Building, cor ner -04 street. Life of Chailotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre. Adam Gractneof Massgrajr, by the author of Xaidee Ivors, Itjr the author of Amy llerliert Scandal, bv Mrs. Beck ford The llonler Rover, bv Emerson Bennett Miss Leslie's New finikery Book Magdalen llephuru, by the author of Zaid^e Violet, or tlie Cross and the Crown, by Miss Mcin tosh The Doomed Ship,or the Wreck ofthe Arctic Re gions Charles Lever's Complete Works, Library edition, in 4 volumes. Every thing in the Newspaper ami Stationery line, for sale at SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore, may 23 Odeon Building, cor. 4^, st. A Pa. ave. 1\TOTICE.-C. R. L. CROWN k CO. are re i a ueiving daily some of the finest FURNI-fTl Ti ll E ever offered in Itus market, which weuA invite the attention of those in want, as we f0t assure them they can save at least 10 per cent. I T ? Namely ? Handsome carved marble-top Bureaus and Tables RosewojKl ami walnut Tete a-Tetes, Solas V\ ardrobes. Chairs of all kiuds. Cherry and poplar Tables. Mattreses. hair, corn-top, and husk; Comforts. Blankets, Bedsteads, huh and low-post. Rocking Chairs, cane and wood-seats. , Cushions for Chairs. Settees. Clocks of all kinds, Extension Tables, Sidet>oards, What-not. Glasses of all kinds, sotne extra fine Carpets. Cottage Sets, Rugs, Waiters. Glass \\ are. Crockery Ware of all kinds. Feather and Fancy Goods of all kinds. And other Goods too numerous to mention to which we invite the attention of housekeepers and others, as we are determined to sell for cash or to puuctual customers. c R . CROWv A C0? e??r. of 6th street and Penn. ave. p ?* ?We shall still continue our regular sales on Tuesd'ay, Thursday, and Saturday, both morning and evening, m front of our store. Consignments soli cited, aud in all cases advauces made when required. C. R. L. C. a CO., ap25-tf (Intel) _ Auctioneers. Selling ?hI R1CIJ BAREGK ROiiba at greatly reduoed prices. FRANCK A. MoGEE. may 20-eo2w iu Pa. iv.? bet. mil add 13tit ett>. THE WEEKLY STAB. This axaallaBt Family and N**i loarnal-oon UiBinr a trMiM nnit y of mter#S*?g reading than ??? be foand la Bay other?is publiafiad oa Saturday ?Mi. mil. H Siagla oop y, pt annum?. W1 ? to cxvaa. Fire oopies 9 Ten Cofin . * * Twenty i?^in .? 14 W (I^CAtH,iiiVAaiiiii is arvasca. By sul?crtbing ib clul?e nusod among BOt*hl"ora without the intervention of a m?il a*en?. m will <?b peroeivtd, twenty ?W cent. of the ? tUlT l*V?B will be saved. It invariably contains the "Wash ington Xfwn" that ha* made Ihr Dailt 3t1B circu late so generally throughout the country. 1Lr*Single copies (in wrapper*) can he procured at ^ie counter, immrdlately alter the iMueol y ' M*f ? Pnoe?Thkkk Cbkts. * ' - Po?tmastk*s who act aa agents wiM ba allowed a eommiMion of twenty per pent Summer Retreats, &c. ^yiUTE HOISE PAVILION. The undersigned respectfully inform* hi* friend* and the public generally. that lie has leased the WHITE HOISE PA VILION fur the season/. J where he will aiways l? able to furnish then with the boil LIQll'RS, LDIBLt!*, CIGARS. Ac., that the maiket afford*, at w uhingtun anoes. ? inniunr "ml Fishing Parties wnl be provided for ***' VifUnc Tackle and Boats to be procured at ?? ?CHKD. irtm "?,T.k,Vvo,nt comfort, ya. This most delightful Hummer resort?the Iright particular locality of all the sunny South '?? 4 ? ? bow the s??le property of the under- yj. m T signed, and wiil l>e opened on the 1st of^eJ^.k June next, and each successive June followm*.I engage to make it to the seekers f??r health, recrea tion. gaiety and good living, supremely attraativa. For health, no mountain retreat can he safer at a a if xraxoti of th> ?. nr. It is as exempt Irom disease in August and September and < letober as in April. Ms? or June. Indeed the hrst tlirev are infinitely tho most pleasant of the season. The weather is milder, the sea breeze tsilmier, snd the luxuries of the salt wster are to be had of tirwr quality and in greater profusion. There is no more inviting spot on tho whole Atlantic sealnard. it is strict!) true of it what tho poet hath Haul: " Oh ! if there tw an Ely sium on earth, it is this, it is this!"' I)rs. Archer. Jarvis, and other arm* surgeons at the post, Hon. l>r. Francis Maliorv. Drs. Semple. Sunk in*. Slieild Hope, and Vauglian.aud indeed th? whole medical Faculty reMdeni hi the vicinit* of Fort Monroe. :.!l certify that they " hnrr *'r?r i'Kiiirii i rnur rf hill tow* or ncit* ??</ ftrrr to en - tinntr th'Tf. and thai at nil ??s><i?? i* ?s hmlthi* *t .<(??'( oa thr fart of thr ??rfA." i Seo their certificate* in De Bow's Review. Southern Planter, and American Farmer.) nun ZJ-dAwAlaw-ni JOS. SEGAR, Proprietor. SKA BATHING. CHESAPEAKE H AM.. Hampton. V a. This"SI\M M KK R F.TR EAT."only 2 iniles Irom Old Point. willl?? re-opened on the hrst of J , t v J une. when the proprietor will lie nappy to v T see an* of las friends who mat wish to en joy SALT WATER BATIIIVi.and the luxurm. of the SeaV.oard. The Hall has lieen much improv ed and In-autihe.!, and ample preparations mad* f>r the c?infor1 and pleasure ol ail who may visit this delightful resort. Koats. Fishing Tackle, Pleasure Carriages Ac., a;ways in readiness to contribute to the enniymesrt of guests. R. G. BANKS. inay 19 lm Pianos, &c. piANO FORTE T% ST RUCTION. Mr. W. If. PALMER c??ntinucs to add new mem tiers to his classes. Apply to Mr PAIr^gi. t^j MLR, at his Rooms ?>ver Fariihani's^'j't7|i H?Kikstore. Tuesdav, Wednesday. Fri-? * ? " * day. and Saturday, lietween ^andb p. ra. Term*' Ji per ?|iiarter. a# ft 'f \?OCAL MFSIC.-Mrs. FRANKLIN. Teacher of Music, having vacant hours for a few mora Scholars, requests those Ladies wBo are de^lr:?!'? of l>eing perfected hi Ballao Sinking, or (>pera M us>c, to favor her with an early applioati<?n. Term>. madt? known at her residence, E street, betweeu 9th and l"th.aiHl at the Munc Stores of Mr. Davis, and Metzerott. ap *i-Sm i 1OLl) MEDAL PRKMII'M _ PIAKO FORTES. WILLIAM KNABE, (Senior in the late farm ol K>abe. (>aehle A Co., Continue* the manufacture and sale of grand and square PIANO FORTES, under the name, of William Knabe A: Coh at the old stand.] No?. I. 3. r> and 7 North F.u'hw street op-' posite the Eutaw House. Ualtimore. They have also just opened a new Sales Room at No Baltimore street, between Charles ami Light streets, on the premises partly occupied by Mr Henry McCaffery as a music store, where they will keep constantly on hand a large assortment of plain and hiehlv-finished grand and square Piano Fortes also, Melodeooa, from the best makers, from ? to 5 octave. some with double key boards, double reeds, an 1 stops to suit small churches. Beiuit extensively engaged in the manufacture o f Pianos, we will seil wholesale aud retail, on the most hlieral terms. Our Pianos were awarded the highest premium (gold medal)at the Fairs cd the Maryland lnstituto two successive * ears?October, 1856, and 1856?in op position to fourteen and eighteen pianos from son a of the best makers from New V??rk. Boston and Bal timore. We were alsoawarded the first premium at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond. Vir guua, IR.% and lKab. They have also lieen awarded the hi?hest premium (silver medal) at the Metro politan Mechanics* Fair for IR37. In addition to this we are in possession of teatuno nials from the most distinguished professors and amateurs in the country, which can l?e seen at our warerooms, speaking for themselves and others of the high appreciation iu whicfi our instruments are ever\ where he,?l. All instrument* are guaranteed for five vears. and a p-ivileze of exchange is granted within tne first six months fioni the day of sale if the instruments do not give entire satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their ad\village to give us a call la-fore purciiasing. Pianos exchanged, hired, and tuned. mar I6-If WM. KNABE A CO. ICE. I J. MIDDLETON, a. ICE DEALER. OflioeaBd L^epot?Southwest corner of F and IJth Streets. Washington. ap U-tf ICE! ICE!! ICE!!!?The undersigned respectful 1 ly inform his friends and the puNic generally. that he is now prepared to furnish .anulies and others) through the season I with the liest quality of ICE, delivered in any part of Washington ana George town. and guarantees to give entire satisfaction. Orders to lie left with Kidwell A LtrREVrit, corner ltth street awl Pennsvlvania avenue; ?ito. F. Kidwki.l A Co., 14th street; J. B. Moogt. Drug gist, Penna. avenue, tietween 19th and ?Hh streets ; George Sietz, New York avenue, l>etween loth and 12th streets; Robt. A. PaTKE. Druggist, corner 4th and Mass. avenue: and with the sulxcriber. No. 3 First street, Georgetown, where Ice aan be had at all times. apT-tf T. N. KIDWELL. ICE-ICE-ICE.?For aale SJ'*) to S.nmi tons of PI RE ICE at the Hockley Mill, near the Relay House, on the Washington Railroad. It can be sent in cars elth?*', to Raltinvr* or Washington. Appir to ROBT. C. WRIGHT, Patterson ?t. ap & 2m Baltimore ^TKW GOODS JUST RECEIVED. The sut>scri!>er has just received the following fresh assortment of Goods: -jperior qua, _ ders; Sperm. Adamantine, and Tallow Candies: Brown Soaps. Maccaronis, Vermacelli, scented Scrips ; Scotch, Maonhoy, American Gentleman, French Rappee, and Mrs. Miller's Snuffs ^ Corn Starch, Olive Oil, Carroway Seed, Root Ginger, F.nglish Mustard, American do.; Pepper Sauoe, Spanish Segars. Tobacco,Scotch Ales.Brown Stout. Spices. A c., wtiolesale and retail, ch-ap for cash, or appro veil city paper. JONAS P. l.EVY, J-J7 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite ap 30-tf National Hotel. ^ TOOK IN THF. OLD DOMINION COAL > COMPANY. KANAWA COLNTY, \A. Subscriptions mill l<e received at the Banking House ol Chubb Brothers, for the remaining stock of the alstve coinpanv, betng three hundred shares. The capital stock is |IHl,aH (dollars.) of which .^Tn,i*?i ha* lx*en snbscril?e<l. The mines are now prepared for active operations, and 6 per cent, in terest will lie guarantee*! upon the stock now oflrred for sale, by the original stockholders, for the period of two years. Particulars in regard to the stock, and its will In> made known upon application to CHI BB BII OTHERS. ?IM_ . inn 27 P. P. PAWimiPOg. Arent. nOMK-MADE CARRIAGES. We have on hand, of ?>ur ??wn manufacUire, a fine assortment of all kinds oft AKKI AGES of the ver? Iwst. latest, and mostyflytjttP/ ao proved styles, aiel warranted in point..f >ar~- w workmanshio and material, to he equal to any made in the city of Wa-hmgtou or any other city in the I'niled States. We respectfully solicit a oa.l from the citizens ?nd strangers to examine our work ; as we are determined to let none surpass us either in of work or in low prices. Wealsodo every kind of REPAIRING inawork inanli ke manner,and nt reasonable puces. Old Carriages taken in part payment lor new and at at air price. SIMON FLYNN A CO. may 12 6tn \\7 D. E1CHLER, >V . A>. SOT S E VENTH STREET. lietween D and E streets, west side, PRAC TICAL WATCHMAKER, keeps constantly on hand a fine assortment of WATCHES ?n. < JK.WKI.RY. ??)?> Cn1 RYE AND BARLEY MALT, for aale at the CITY M ALT HOFSE. corner of West Falls avenue and Block street, Baltimore, Md. may 6-ly Mantels. N FW A ND BEAUTIFUL STYLE. manufactured from Slate Stoue.lT the West Castle ton Slate Company. Vt. These Mantels are enamel - ed iu imitation of the riohest and most expensive EGYPTIAN. LISBON. VI RD ANTIOl'E, PORPHERY, PYRENEES. BROCATFJ.LA. AGATE, SPANISH GALWAY, and other raro and desirable MARBLES. The imitations ara so perfect that the* challenge the closest scrutiny. They are so highly polished that they retain their licauty much longer than marlwe ; are not i ton red n smoke, coal gas, or acids, and can be sold much cheaper than any others m market. Price ranging from #125 to ft IS. ..., i Areloiecia. Builders, nqjotharaumtod to ml and examinesamr'?? *t No: Sevonth street. 9 , a~.;tb-.jrsa enr, h ?.n ?