Newspaper of Evening Star, June 9, 1857, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 9, 1857 Page 3
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local intelligence. A Vhit to ClaKK Mill*' Stcdio?A day or two alnee we indulged a long cherished deaire to p?T a visit to the pleasant rural retreat, (some four miles out on the Bladensburg road.) where Mills is pursuing bis second great national work, the statue of Washington. Mills has here pur chased some 12U acres of land picturesquely loca ted. with a clear stream of water running through it. invaluable for his artistic purposes, and which be bas made of further use a* an artificial lake, serving as an ice and fish pond. On a commanding eminence stands a cluster of buildings, composing tbe artist's establishment, consisting of dwelling bouses, studio, foundry, blacksmith and carpenter shop, stables. Ac.; but to reach this 44 Palace Beautiful" it is necesaary to pas* the kennels of some ferocious bull-dogs, of great site, whom, however, we found securely rhaiofd. elm- this article might have remained unwritten. In the stable yard to the right an odd looking customer was seen ^ rubbing bis horns against th? gate) in the shape of an American elk, tbe de scendant of one which escaped from Mills two or three years ago. and was snot while swimming I be Potomac Abut tbe same time a bison, pro cured also by Mills as a model, got away one night, and was found dead tbe next morning, having perished like tbe unfortunate elk by the bands of some thoughtless marksman. Tbe studio, which was erected in placs of one blown down by ^?e wind, towers above the coun try like a stately castle, being a large octagonal building some eighty f?et through by forty feet In bright The explanation given by tbe aitist uhy he bas had this building constructed of such sixe, ia Interesting. He says that in the execution of the Jackson statue, be wa.* so craiujied for room in the small shed-like structure, which our readeis will re member as having stood south of the Treasury building, that be d:d not onceduring its progress have an opportunity to view it at the proper focal distance, and that when the statue was unveiled in Lafayette square, it was as new to bim as to anv spectator. The malhtude received it with acclamations, but bis artisti- eye detected defect* at once, which be wonld have avoided with bis model sufficiently elA-ated to judg?* of the eff?*et at the height it was to take on its open-air pedestal. These defects he quietly remedied in the duplicate statue or dered by tbe city of New Orleans, and he has now taken the precaution to secure himself ample room and verge. By throwing open the lar?ie doors of the octagonal sides of the studio the model is displayed in any required light, or at any angle of depression or elevation fcnteTing the studio, we pass through a room occupied with ingenious mechanical appliances invented by Mills to facilitate his art opeiations, among which isa simple but admirably working contrivance for copying busts on a reduced or en larged scale. Passing into the great central room, tbe eye is arrested by the colossal plaster model of the hoise for the Washington statue, and which, though roughly outlined as yet, is marked by all that intense vitality and spirit which the Everest critic of this artist must concede to his productions .Mills has, we think, with good judgment se lected for illustration that striking historical inci dent of the battle of Princeton?tl.e point of time when,on the precipitous retreat of Mercer's troops. Washington putting spurs to hi.* horse, dashed j.ast the nesjtating militia full upon the advanc ing foe. his commanding figure ami white horse, making him a conspicuous object for the enemy's marksmen. Washington, in this terrible emergen cy. maintains the sublime tranquility of the Chris tian hero, wbo feels that be is in tbe bands of an overruling Providence, whose instrument he is; but tbe hoisehx* no such su*taining power, and re roils terror struck at tbe peril upon which hoi* thrust. Tue figure of Washington is not yet modeled ; and to the achievement of this we look forward uith no little interest, for to Mills fulls the sin ?;ular good fortune of having it in hi* power to Itrnisb what alone will give his work ;u? inesti mable valu**. tbe onlf alsoluttly rorrret likeness nnd lust cf Washington lh? world has yet seen! Mills bas now in his possession the lloudon bead, taken from the face of Washington, and the only one ever taken. This was obtained bv Hoiidon it* a model for his celebrated Richmond statue of Washington (a copy of which is now in tbe rotunda oft he cupitof ) But now comes out the most singular fact of all. Wbo bas not felt a sense of dissatisfaction at the narrow, re treating forehead, and perked up chin of the Houdon statue; all criticism and questioning being debarred by the a.-*ertion that the bead was an > xact copy from life. Such is not the fact. Houdon. following the wretched taste of his time, inu*t need* alter b;s divine model; " A combination and form indeed, W here every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man.'' and gave his Wa*hington the features and port of the effeminate sensual royalty of that day. viz : the narrow receding forehead, wide heavy jowls a.r?d thrown up chin and no*e. Providentially, the original head from the cast, though overlooked. Las l>een preserved intact, and is now in the band* of an artist tremblingly alive to Its priceless value a* the only true repre sentation of Washington in existence. It is a grand bead, showing, in its balanced proj?ortion* that perfuct equilibrium and har mony of qualities exhibited oy the Father of his Country, but which no other representation of bim. pictorial or statuesque, has yet adequately *baduwed fxitb. Mills iuu*t not alter a line of bis model. *o much as a hair's breadth No ideal head, however noble, can equal this taken from Wa*hington's own features. Mills spoke with much yratification of an in terview held by h!m with President Buchanan a few days *mce, In regard to a site for tbe VVash in;-t^n statue wuen completed, it being left to the President of tbe United States, by the act of Con tress, to designate such site. On bis attention t>eing called to tbe matter by Mr Mills, the Pres ident express??d a purpose to obtain the advice of aitists as to a proper location, evincing by bis manner of saving it. that be was fully aware how much injustice may be done to a work of art through being placed in an unfavorable position In the studio we noticed the spirited outline of the model of a tiger, execut'-d by a son of Mills, s jnie sixteen yeai* of age, who exhibits no small tlejji>-e of ta>nt in bis father's walk Kmerging f.oni the studio we noticed, in a store-room to the left, some hundreds of barrels of planter of Paris, enormous quantie.* of which are i-onsumed in modeling these colossal statues. Next in interest to the studio is the large foun dry. built of brick, and which replaces one that was burnt in tbe course of Mills' "rhaiitrr of ac ? ldetits." shortly after his studio was blown d> wn High overhead impend two ponderous ? ianes. designed to lift the flasks containing the moulds?fiom thirty to forty tons in weight?at the tim" of casting Here are two cno> inou* vats, one designed for sulphuric acid iu which tb< casting, .ifle^ being lilted and filed, is lowered for a couple of davs for a bath. Tha second is tbe nitric acid bnth. In which the casting is immersed but a moment, and then water is dashed upon It, else the acid, which changes the metal at once to ubulliaut golden hue. would eat deep into its surface. Here is Mills' wonderful furnace, to the inven tion of which be wis driven by imperative ne '?ensity. which, without chimney, bellows, or u.aft, and with pine wood for fiel. atfo ds heat *utfi< ient for fusing the immense mass of metal required in hi* castings. One of tbe most g-apbic narratives we ever lis tened to, is tbe mist's description of the difflcul ties through which be struggled. >u executing the castings u? his Jackson statue; how. after having permission to use the Navy Yard furnaces, he found at tbe last moment that to make the requi ? ite excavation near the tire, would in tbe opinion ??f the Navv Yard authorities endanger the safety of tue tall chimney tine and be was forced to look iu some other quarter; how the first moulders in the country refused to undertake the work except -?i hi* n?k', bow. when at 11* wit* end. be recol le. t.-d having N?en in bis boyhood a piece of ox ? bam taken fom a coal pit. which with pieces of brick wa* completely filled bv the inten*e heat of tLe p,t; bow l*e cried " Eureka !" and started to (onatni't hi* furnace upon the principle of the i oai pit; bow ail the scientific savaris of the day i diculed the idea of a furnace without draft, aud i.vw h.* neatest friends and patron* apalled by tue dictum of the savans.entreated him to aban don bis vtsinuary project, how fl'in in hi* beiief tuat ??some thing*can Is* done as well as others, be persevered and triumphed, and all the inert d idott* savans came and examined the turnace in ? de and outside, and admitted that it was au ?icb:eve?nent *4 not dreamed of in their pbilo?.o pbv.*' A* we left tbe foundry a b arse of exquisite pro portions came bounding tuwaids Its master it w.i* one of bis models, a Mexican horse, and the jerf^ciion of grace and spirit. Another fine an:mal in bin possess on. the horse Boston, Is bis in -del for p?>we* and muscular action. With real regret we terminated our interview with the brave vouug American artist, wbo has distinguished bints* If almost as remarkably by Lis heroic perseverance in conqiiering difficulties outside the line of his profession as in bis trium phant success within It Rsai. Kstai e ?Jas. C. McGuire. auctioneer. ?old l??t No T, in square l-*<, fronting on H street, ? >efw?-t-ii 17th and Wh street*, to F A A. Schnel Urr, at %C> cent* prr square f<>of. A Ureen. auctioneer, sold lot D, in subdivision of original lot No, 7, iu square :My, south side of Pennsylvaniaavenue between loth and llth sts , wlt'i the improvements, a g.*.d brick bouse con taining twelve rooms and collar, to C. Alexander lor Lot No tM, in square 1*?, on Fifth, l?et*een <j and H street*, to G. I Keuferly, Ksq., for 5T ceuts per foot. A Swallow of Musical Tastss ?On Sun day last, at tbe new Western Piesbyterlan Church dedication, during the singing of a beautiful an them by tbe choir, entitled "O, bow lovely is Zion.?> a swallow, attracted by the exquisite har mony. came through a window of the church, and. after fiitting around for a few moments over the heads of the congregation, alighted on tbe iron curtain-f,ame i?ea- tbe organ, and quietly jeinaiued there up to the end of the strain PI" p "^A?,ired ,l Harrey't wharf, schr. .,"1,' C?P^Hawlnn?, from Philadelphia, with ^ lwenty "ix ton? rpd uh coal, hntt?**! T G,Ti,w; *hr- F?*ncis H. Ab I^ndI^PL |mith' .fr?m Phil*delphia, with two OW^ns m r'wneiy v"? ,<m" coal for J T VI1W rA? o i/ ^ T,n? ^ wb*rf- ,chr- T L ? C*Pt- Paddock, from Middle!own. Conn., itn one hundred and twenty-live ton* red free ?tone for Messrs. John k William Rutherford and Mat. G. Emery. At Riley's wharf. ?chr. Montezuma, Capt. Penny, from Port Walthal, with 4.2UJ bushels coal for the Washington Gas Company. At Magruder k Stone's wharf, schr. T. K. Burns, from Philadelphia, with coal for R. R. Barr; schr. Method, same port, coal for Messrs Magruder & atone. ^ A schooner was towing fifty pile* of green oak timber forthe new slip at Page's wharf yesterdav and when off Craney Island, the raft got water logged, and thirty of the piles sunk and were lost. ?? Crxtre Market prices morning : Beef, per lb 15a?2c ~~ * Pork 12al5 Mutton 12al8 Lamb, pr qr 87a 1.25 Sausage. pr lb.... 12U Lard i(j Veal 12a In Beef tongues 76aSI Calves heads,each 25 Bacon 15a 16 Shoulders 12al4 M**1 95afl Shorts 3d Shipstutfs 60a?0 Roll butter 25a3l Phll'a print 37 Kggs, per doz.... IGalN Lettuce, pr head.. 4a12 Spinnach, pr peck 25 Asparagus, bunch 8 Onions, bunch.,.. 3 D . , Tomatoes, doz.... 25a37 v pieces .... Ha 16 Bermuda Potatoes SI lined beer 17al8 Lemons, per doz.. 12a25 tliifkeDi, pr pair. 75 Cabbage spits, pk 25 Red terrapin, each 25a75 Radishes, bunch. 2a4 Corned salmon... 15 Turkeys SI 75a2 25 Herring, per doz.. 2tta31 Terrapins, each .. 37at*7 Irish potatoes, pk 50 Dried Apples, pk SI Green peas, pr pk 37a50 Strawberries. qt. 6a25 Cherries, per qt.. lNa25 Shad, per pair .... 37a50 Herring, bunch.. 20a25 Rock, bunch 25 Corn, pr bush.... 90a?I Rock.each 50a$2.U) <.orn,ear. pr bush. 60!Sturgeon, cuts.... 12a50 Beans, pr bush.... S2jTrout, per bunch. 25 Kye, pr bush 75; Taylors, pr bunch 25 ?at* 65a75|Sheephead flagl 25 Infanticide.?Yesterday morning while some boys were playing In the Monume.t grounds, near the city canal, they discovered the dead body of a whit?* male infant in the water near the wall Coroner Woodward heldan inquest over the hod v yesterday evening, and the jury found that the said infant came to its death by some malicious means unknown to the jury. They find upon its head and face the marks of a blow or blows in flicted. apparently, by some instrument unknown to the jury, as well as the hand of the person or persons who inflicted the blow. Near the place was found some clothes belonging, apparently, to a young girl of sixteen years of age; two chintz t ocks and under clothing: but there were no marks upon them which would indicate that they were fn any way connected with the infant which had been found. If Ma. George W. Bknnet Is a bona fid* per sonage. and will favor us with his address, we will attend to his case. We have received a com munication. purporting to come from such an in dividual, in which he represents that he was one of the Baltimore party hired by persons in this city to assist in '?regulating" the election, that he got shot in the shoulder, and didn't get his nav and that he is now disposed to give his employ The communication evidently comes from some on* accustomed to writing for the press?an ac complishment not generally attributed to our Plug Lgly visitor*?and has altogether the look of an article concocted in some lawyer's sanc tum \Se think we detect, under this pilo of meal, a cat, of gigantic dimensions. Threatening Letter.?The Mayor has re ceived the following portentous communication, which, however, has not, we believe, seriously disturbed his digestion : Mil' D ?% r '^VA,H,X?TO!l? JUT,e 1S5" . ? "? Alagruder, Esq.: You must l?*ave the city immediately; delay not! A Friend.*' 1^ ire Alarms.? About nine o'clock last night, a li^ht appearing suddenly in the northern part of the city, caused an alarm of lire. About half past eleven a very brilliant light was seen in the direction of the river, and the firemen were ayaiu brought out. The fire appeared to be on the Vir ginia shore, and as there were no means of ren dering assistance, the companies returned to their quarters. __ Another Arrest.?Isaac I.ambert was arrest ed yesterday by Police Offirer Lloyd, on a charge of riot in the Seventh Ward on the first instant. He was taken before Justice D. Smith and held to ba.1 for his appearance at court. About a dozen recognizance for court, growing out of the late election riots, have been Returned 1 **e ?l*r.k ? ?lHce of the Criminal Court, by Justice Smith, up to the preseul time. For Court.?William Hyde was arrested this morning by police ottlcer Barret, for an assault and battery on a colored hackman. nafned Thos. Bush. He called upon Bush, to engage his car riagc* but Bush refuted, hence the assault Jus tier Guddard held him to bail to appear at tLe next term ol the Crimiual Court. Criminal Court.?This court will begiu its June term next Monday. All persons held to bail for trial at that term are required to appear. and not d.'part "without license." Coi rt or Llaims ? l'o-day. Mr. Baxter opened the argument for the claimant, in the ca?e of Lo gan Hunton, and was still speaking when we closed this report. 1 jie Western IIo?k Company are making preparations to give their second grand excursion to the White House (and a delightful one it is sure to be,) ou the Uttu of July next. I- cneral.?At 5 o'clock, this afternoon the fu neral of Maj Win. B Scott will take place from his late residence, 185 H street. Watch Retpbns.-?The only case in the cells this morning was James Hainey, who happened to take a wee drap" too much yesterday. Upon his promise to migrate forthwith he wa.s permit ted to depart. r o fu0?,'" Magnetic Powier, for the extermination WiS Al,n P ('"f M- Moths, Ants, and Mo? ' 1 ? r"r, 1,18 destruction of Rats and Mice, for sale, wholesale and retail, at Shilluir ton's ZSStSXSSP ??r?" ? '* Fits and Fever asd Agce.?To Those who lore their Felloir C*tHgs.-l have a roniedy <purely vog euHelfor Feverand Aguo.Fitaand Falling Sickness ?id as oUMDir.tT" lh""W"10 1'* lr "* a" 1 >H ^t^cftcioUM. Any poraon who will ? nd rne tli? uanies. and directions to the residences 2Ltfn,'n.KiVl^al" of .Consumption, or an, d?s-* ease ol the Chest oFLuriss. or sutlerui^ from a bro ken down and shattered Constitnuon, will receive as a reward tins Recipe. It emhod.es full instruction! n.nJ &ud adnnnisteririE this wonderful Medi P.??t ' r*ACY New Vork jo 6 Fxferience is the hest evidenoe of Madame Mount s Consumption Destroyer. . M,,unt?Madam; lam happy to inform von Lm uL? under which I labored, r curei1 *nd eradicated by the use of onelM.ttleof your medicine. And I can with ctmfi d? nee rfOominend it to ever) body sufi'trine with couichs or consumption. P. Mahan, Xo. lati Chesnut street, Philad. I have used rn my family Mrs. Mount's Consump tion Destroyer, and can testily to its efficacy 111 caso of severe colds. It is equal, it not superior, to mtv rsmed.e. Of the kind I have ever u?d Tor such a " Rev. James Robb. M-i'^fot,t,at 1 J'e11 ?ot|uaiBt?d with ? Iim'nt. In f ^ " "heLwa? suflerin* with the con k"?w thl* SAruP to *?? remedy that etlected her cure. dev. James Hanson. Residence, G street, between 11th and 12th, No. stor7 No 1 iarTr^el?W,n at F A Newman's shoe A^xni^Trit."!, ViT,'- IVRini Kve?u?. |n MARRIED, On the7th instant, b* the Rev. Mr \Tr t Baliimore papers please copy.) ? i?^,! SA Patrick's Cliureh, on the7th instant, bv the M,.- i l- V; ,l?l"^l lr?l'?, |S s- ' aHlLLl:. t,, i. n 1 ?? ^ RCll,all?>f thin city. ? At L<io| Spring Farm, neur WMhmjcton, on the th insiant, by the Rov. W.J. Purrinjtou, Dr. J .C. hiu'A l Missouri, and Miss Jl'Lf.A R. ;?? aduPte<j, daughter of Mn. Martha Isher i? \*'?9"M"yi!lfl.Mo., Advertiser pioase copy.' At 1 hapel.nn the 3d instant, by 1 he Rev. r w .' ? 'a v\ i NV P* MVKRil, of George Mc.w,or this citV,,oon*"t ,lHU*ll,er ?r Uet'r?0 'earof her a/e. Mrs. Hsvr? d?<1 ,nf John Dunn, of liftv re hf Rce, M&ry la ; , anU for the ast 27 % ears ft resident ??f tnm city. jmis Her funeral will take place from the re-i 'enoe of her ann-in-law, Mr. Win. Thompson" on Ma??fa3 avenue, between 4S, and 6th streets, on to-morrow i U edoeaday) at lu a m. The fneudi of the fcmilT and of her sons and daughters are respectfully mn ted to attend. r ' On the 7th instant, Maior WILLIAM B. SCOTT, in the bsth year of his age. * H.s funeral will take plaoe on This (Thursday) Altern??on, at 5 o clock, from his residence on II street. No. 1H3. His friends are invited to attend. * IVAXC\ BASKKTS.?A large quantity of Fancy ? Baskets, which were sent t?? our address from \aris Ity mistake, will be sold at half-price to cover the duty advanoes. for two weeks only,at the Music L"*pot, corner of'Pennsylvania avenue, 11th and D streets. W. <i. METZEROTT. joX ' 370 UNDER BROWNS' HOTEL. , _ Just opening a splendid assortment of Spring and Summer READY-MADE CLOTHING and Gent's FURNISHING GOODS of the finest style and make, at the Emporium of Fashion, No. 570 Browns' Hotel, next to private entrance, may 30 (Intel AS tat e?) jy|ACHlNE SEWING. All kinds of sewing executed at short nvtioe MRS. TYSSOWSKI'S SEWING ROOMS, So. 433 Seventh, between G and H A fine assortment of l.adies' ready-made LINEN and UNDER GARMENTS, in tbe latest style, kept constantly on hand. may 29-1 m PIECES RICH AND GLOSSY BL'KSILK ? J from 91 up Black Crape Mitts Plain Bereges and Berege Robes \V M. R. RILEY, oorner 8th St., may 29?2w oppi>site Centre Market. ^UPERIOR READING LAGER BEER The subscriber takes this method to inform the citizens of Washington and vicinity, that he con stantly keeps on hand Lauer's superior READ1NO LAGER BEER, PORTER, and ALE, which he is read* to serve at any time, in Bottles or Casks, to Hotel Keepers or private families. Also, ICE at all hours, in quantities to suit. H. rCrlALI* may 26-3w > Southwest cor. 3d st. and Pa. av?. 2rn PARASOLS, ALL SIZES# ANDQUAL ?iUities , ,, 3,000 yards choice styles and fast colored I.awns,?Mi at 12 cents ^ Figured and Swiss Muslins Plaid Muslins and Cambrics. WM. R. RILEY, cor. 8th street may 29-2w opposite Centre Market. c OAL!?COAL !!-COAL!!! Now on hand one cargo Range COAL. One do. for Cooking Stoves. Also, Cumberland and all other kinds ol COAL?. WOOD! WOOD!! Pine. Oak, and Hickory WOOD. Coal kept under cover. 2,240 lbs. to the ton. T. J. A W. M. GALT. eoruerl2th and C streets, No. 549, may 30-tf one square south Penn. avenue. A CADEMY OF MUSIC. Cor. of lit* st. and Pa. are., over Fariihum's B ookstore. v^onunues (irm; , ?>ucm no ??. m? Pupils Classes, every Monday. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, at the above Institution. Members enrolled every day, as no vacations oc cur during the Summer months?THIS SEASON, being the proper time, for Vocalists to studv. Apply to Mr. Crouch, at the Academy of Music, every morning from 8 to 10 o'clock. Musical Lectures delivered every Thursday even ing?illustrated by the Pupils of the Institution. 1 -e* Vim ^yASHINGTON SEWING ROOMS. The proprietor has to day added two more ma chines to hi* foroot irmkinfc seven in all. This was renderod indispensibie fcy the oonitantly mcroasm* business offering for execution. He J?1't,e a/r to observe greater promptitude in the fulfilment ol orders. Shirts made entire, 75 cents; plain sewing, 3 eonts per yard; Collars, small. 3 oents each: \N rist liands, small, 3 cents per pair; stiching Basques, 25 cents, and other work in proportion. Families and others can have any amount of sewing done at a few hours'notice. Rooms in Clagett's new building, on 9th street, seven doors from Penn. avenue, opposite Gideon s printing office. , ? , . Ladies and others are invited to call and examine the work. ? _ Terms, cash invariably. may 13-eolm dt.nnA REWAR I).?Ran away from the snl.sen *5*SUU ber on Thursday, April9th,N EGRO JbM MAN ISAAC WOOD. He is thirty years of age, black complexion, nbout hve feet and a ir\ half high, and has very large lips. The above reward will be paid for his appre- " hension and delivery to me if taken in a free State, or 9100 if taken in tue State of Maryland or District of Columbia. t> ODEN BOW IE, Buena Vista Post Omce, ap-21-tf Prince Georges county, Md. 1 -o BLACK tea. Chests o our standard BLACK TEA.?Tbjs Tea is well known to tlio citizens of \\ ash - ingtonard in the vicinity. This '1 ea was lin-trpi ported pn..r to the ?r,^V Vg'"*' U?" C11F. I. I.T may 15 oorner Vermont aveuue and 15th st. selling of/heap auctiox goods. Fine Colored Brilliants, 12>$c. Fancy Colored Berge Delaines, 12>?c. Superior White Brilliants, inc. Fine White Cut ain Musi n L>*e. Colored Lawns litid Ginghams, 6\,c. Fine white Swiss Muslin, 10c. Fine Kid Gloves, 2.">c. Black Silk Mitts, 12,'aC. _ Fine White Linen Table Diapers, 37c., worth White Linen Napkin.6\c., Linen Towels, G^c. Plaid and Shaped Curtain Muslins. 8c. Black Lace Veils, 37Hc., Handkerchiefs, 3c. Gloves, 6*4? Bosoms, b1*, Muslin Collars, 3c. Silk Berege and Lawn Kol?es. at reduced prices. Parasols and Umbrellas, at half price. ( 3i? pieces Bonnet Kibands. Selling off to close. GEO. F. ALLEN, jet-It" Penn. wa.neat to lOth aireet. jlEAT SABOAINS. M Y GOOM. Selling off at cost to close business. Our whole .lock MOO.L ?.rlj.XON 4 SON 321 Pa. ave., south side, n?ar 7th street may 23-TuThAS,tf _ W.?- K'CHhr&.mSEVESTH STnCET. between D and E streets, west side, PRAC TICA1. WATCHMAKER, keeps constantly on hand a fine assortment of WATCHES audi JEWELRY*. ap in ton* I\TEW GROCERY, WINE, AND 1\ LIQUOR STORE. The subscriber begs to inform his friendsand the public, that he has opened a N E W STOR E, corner of 12th street and Louisiana avenue, where ho in tends to keep constantly on hand a large and varied assortment ol Foreign and Domestic \\ INKS. 1.1 tfl'ORS, CIGARS, and FINE GROCER|ES, consisting ol Fine Teas. Sugar, Cotfe*, Flour,iSoan, Olives, Raisins, Figs. Sardines, Anchovies. Otard. Marrett A Co,, Pinet A Co., and Col. Chabard's Brandies in cases, demijohns, and casks. Old Ja maica Rum, Sherries, Madeira. Port of various de scriptions, St. Julien Claret, chateaux Margaux in cases. Champagne Cider, Brandy Fruits, Reynold's Edinburgh Ale, Annisette, Maraschino, Curacoa. Absynthe, Champagne, am) a large and varied de scription of Havana Cigars. Also, Stoughton Bitters, and Fevor and Ague Bitters, Porter, Ale,and Cider. Families are particularly invited to call and exam ine the stock l*efore purchasing elsewhere. Mem bers ol' Congress, are also informed that their orders will l>e promptly attended to, and delivored at their residences at the shortest notice. A general assortment of line Havana Clears, im ported direct by the subscriber, at wholesale and re Canal Boats supplied on reasonable terms, and produce taken in exchange. Levy's Old Whiskey, constantly on hand, of 184^. Country orders punctually attended to, and coun try produce of all descriptions received on consign ment. JONAS P. LEVY, je 8-tf No.554 Twelfth street. / A RETIRED PHYSICI AN whose sands of / life have neaiiy run out, discovered while in the /East Indies, a certain cure for Consumption. / Asthma, Bronchitis. Conzns, Colds, and General I Debility. The remedy was discovered by him I when his only child, a daughter, was given up to ' die. lie had heard much of the wonderful restor ative and healing qualities of preparations made from the East India Hemp, and the thought occurred to him that he might make a remedy for his child.? He studied hard and succeeded in realizing his wish es. His child was cured, and is now alive and well. He has since administered the wonderlul remedy to thousands of sufferers in all parts of the world, and he has never failed in making thein completely heal th* and happy. Wishing to do as much *ood as pos sible, he will send to such of his afflicted fellow-b? ings as request it. this recipe, with lull and explicit directions for making it up. and successfully using it. He reuuires each applicant to enclose him one shilling?tnree cents to l>e returned as postage on the recipe, and the remainder to l?e applied to the pay ment of this advertisement. Address Dr. H. JAMES, No. 19 Grand street, | Jersey City, N. J. I N. II. Dr. H. James has neither office nor agent J in New York as some have pretended and adver- I tised. Thereeipois sent from nop lace but No' 19 Grand street, Jersey City, New Jersey. J may 2fi-3m OEl'VRES DE IIEDNARD, lllustrees de 62 vignettes; 62 cents. Oeuvres de Racine, lllustrees de 85 vignettes; 75 cents. Ueuvres de Corneille, lllustrees de 85 vignettes; 75 cents. Oeuvres de Boileau. lllustrees par Bertall;25 cts. Oeuvres de Moliere, lllustrees de I4*> vignettes; 91.25. Fables de la Fontaine, lllustrees pnr Bertall; 25 cents. Fables de Florian, edition illustree par Cham; 18 oents. I.es Fabulistes Populaires. lllustroPs par Bertall; 20 cents. FRA.N'CK TaS'LOR. jeB Received, and on the way, one . hundred cas?s Rockbridze ALUM WATER, in hall-gallon bottles, direct from the spring. The immense popularity of this water has induced the subscriber to buy it in very large quantities, and is now prepared to fill all orders either from consumers or dealers at the proprietor's lowest prices, with the addition of the freight. W. H. GIL.MAN, Pharmaceutist. jejl 3t Sole Agent. CJLEEV E BUTTONS. STI DS, Ac.?We invite Nttentiou toour very large stock of Stone Cameo, Omx, Enamelled, and plain Gold Sleeve Buttons, St uds, A c. M. W. GALT A BRO.. Jewellers, JeC 3t 324 Penn. aveuue. CORPORATION STOCKS FOR SALE BV ? MW i'Hi'HR HhoTjIKKS MA NTH LAB, MA WILL A S, M A A'T11. L A S, M A\TILL A S, M A STILL AS, MA STILL AS. M A S Tl L1. A S, M A X Tl I. LAS. M A STILL A S, M A XTIL1. A S, M A S TI LI. A S, M A S TILL AS, MANTILLAS of every description at the Mantilla Emporium of MAXWELL A BRO., Je6-o<>3t 32: P> in. avenue. FaANS!-FANS!!at Mcl.AUGHLIN A CO.'S, No. 2". between 8th and 9th sts. je 4_ rpo THi: PUBLIC AND PARTICULARLY I TO MILLINERS-STRAW HON-^V NETS, HATS, and FLATS for ladies, gen CKj) tleinen, and children, will We Bleached and Pressed lu the newest French stjrles, and nt the shortest notice, at the new Grand Bleaching and P"""" K?""..hn..nt. M WI| UAN may 111m 32 Market Space, bet. 7th and 8th. RASS WIRE liOOPtt lor Ladies' Skirts, at LAMMOND'S. B AUCTION BALES. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. tXOUSEHOLD axd KITCHEN FURNITURE jn. AT Auction.?Oil FRIDAY, the 12th nist., I shall sell,at 10 o'clock a. m., at the residence of a gentleman declining housekeeping, on north O street, between 17th and 18th streets, being No. 232, a good assortment, ef Parlor, Cha<nl>er, and Kitchen Furoi ture. We deem it unnecessary to enumerate. The gentleman is about to leave the city, and all rill be sold to the highest bidder. Terms cash. je 9- A. GREEN. Auctioneer. By JA9. C. McGUlRE. Auctioneer. VALUABLE BUILDING LOTow 17th street, T BETWEEN L AXD M strkets.?On MONDAY AFTERNOON, June 15th, at 6>i o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell Lot No. 5, in Davidson's sub division of square No. 133, fronting 27 fxct 9 inchcs on 17th street west, between L and N streets north, running back 198 feet 1 inch to a 3n feet alley, with a Id feet alley running back the full depth on the south side. Terms: One-fourth cash; the residue in6. U,\nd 18 months, with tuterest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. je 9-d JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auct.

By JAMES C. McGl'lRE, Auctioneer. PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE BUILDING Lots.?The subscriber will sell, at public sale.on MONDAY, the 15th day of June, 1857, at 6 o'clock p. in., on the premises. Lot No. 3. in the subdivision inadc between Nicholas ^ oung's lieirs of square No. 4U, fronting 91 feet 6S .aches on 8th street west, by 99 teet t?n H street south. The above property is eligibly situated on the Is land and rapidly enhancing in value, and will be sold as a whole or divided into building lots to suit pur chasers. All oonveyancing at the expense of the purchas ers. CHAS. S. WALLACH, Attorney. je 9-eod&d* JAS. C. McGUlRE, Auct. By BARNARD Jk BUCKEY; Georgetown. \VALUABLE FARM IN MONTGOMERY County, at Auction.?On WEDNESDAY, 17th inst. at 2 o'clock p. m., we will sell on the prem ises, that small and highly unproved property be longing to Mr. Edward Shoemaker, about one and a-halfmilo from Tenaly Town, adjoining the farms of Samuel and Charles Shoemaker, containing Zi acres, in a high state of cultivation, and improved with a Hood two-story Frame Dwelling. Stables, Sheds, kc. There is tirst-rate water and fine fruit trees on the place. For a Market Farm, a more de sirable one oannot lie obtained. Terms liberal, nnd made known at sale. je 9-d BARNARD A BUCK FY. Auct*. Bt A. GREEN, Auctioneer VALUABLE LOTS ON SEVENTH STREET at Auction.?On WEDNESDAY, the 17th in stant, 1 shall sell, in front of the premises, at C o'cl'k p. m., ten beautiful Building Lots, of 2! bv 95 feet each, situate on the west side of Seventh M. west, between M and N streeth north, hern? a sultdivision of Lots numbered 12,13. and 14, and part of Lot 11. in Square 424, on the plat of the city of Washington. These Lots run back to an alley, are in a most ini pioving part of the street, and atlord au opportunity for investment not exceeded by any in the city. Terms: One-fourth, cash ; balance in six, twelve, eighteen and twenty-four months, for notes bearing interest, payablo semi-snnually, from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. Title indisputable. All conveyancing at the cost of the purchaser. je9-d A. GREEN, Auctioneer. By C. W. BOTELER, Auctioneer. CALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITFRE ON ip Capitol Hill at Auction.?On TUESDAY, June 16th, at in o'clock a. in., I shall sell, at the resi dence of C. Laurie, Esq., No. 314 Delaware avenue, north of the north Capitol Gate, a collection of Household Furniture, consisting m part of? Superior rosewood Piauoforto Parlor and chnmlier Carpeting Arm. reception, and rocker Cliairs, Sideboard Dining and other Tables China, Glass, and Crockery Wardrobes. Spring Mattress and Bedstead \V ashstands. Toilet Sets, cane-seat Chairs Dressing Bureaus, haira-id shuck Mattresses Bedsteads, coal and wood Stoves Kjtchen Furniture, Cooking Utensils, &c. Terms : ?25 and under, cash : over ?25, thirty and sixty days credit, for approved endorsed notes, bear ing interest. 9-eod C. W. BOTELER. Auct. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. Three-story brick house, with Basemknt. amj Lot on Penn. avenue. near the Capitol, at Auction.?Oh THURSDAY, the 4th of June, I shall sell, in front of the premises, at 5 o clock p. in., part of Lot No. 3, in square No. 730, with the improvements, which are a good three-story Brick House, with Iwsement and a new brick stable. This property is handsomely situated on Penn. ave nue. of 25 feet, running l?ek to A street, l?etween 1st and 2d streets east, nnd near tfie Capitol. Terms : One-third cash : Iwlance in six and twelve months, for notes bearing interest from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. Title indisputable. may 29-d A. GREEN, Auct. iO" THE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED in consequence of the rain until MONDAY, the 8tn instant, same hour. je5-d A. GREEN, Auctioneer. IE7*TIIE ABOVE SALE IS STILL FUR ther postponed until MONDAY, the 15th instant, same hour. je 9-d A. GREEN, Auctioneer. By J AS. C. McGUlR E, Auctioneer. PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE BUILDING Lot on Pens, avesi e, between 6th ano7th streets ea^t. I'ne suhscrit>er will sell at public sale on FRIDAY, the 12th day of June, 1.157, at 6>f o clock p. in., on the premises, part of Lot No. 14, in square No. U74, fronting 40 feet 3 inches on Penn. avenue, lietween 6th and 7th streets east, by about H<9 feet deep, t^ing in a desirable neighborhood for a residence, Torins: One-hllf cash; and lialance in 6 and 12 months, fur notes Injuring interest, secured by deed in trust upon the property. , CHAS. S. WALLACH. Attorney. je5 eoAds JAS. C. M.-GI I K F. A net. By JAS. C. MeGl IRE, Auctioneer. VALUABLE FARM AND QUARRY LAND ? for Sale.?On FRIDAY, June 12.at 4S o'cl'k p.m., will be sold that portion of Rich Point Farm north of Pi immett's R un, containing 1<?0 acres, more or less. This property is most eligibly situated on the l.eeshuig turnpike road, four miles from Washing ton etiy. well wooded in oak and ciiesnut. Pimmett s nun (the southern Itotttiilarv ) is a never-tailing stream of water. The cleared land is easv of culti vation. The quarries on the Potomac are highly valuable, having the finest curb and flag stone on the river. It desirable, the property can be divided into two portions to suit purchasers, the object of the pro prifctor l^ine to mcreiisft the neigM???ihood, ** is alwnit to build on the adjoining portion for Ins own residence. Terms: One-third cash; the l?a!ance in 6 and 12 months notes, bearing interest from day of sale. Deed of trust taken to securo the payments. Sale positive. JAS. C. McGUIRE, je H?d Auctioneer. T-.,_ By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. WO-STORY FRA.uti HOUSE AND LOT ON 13TU, bktweex H and 1 streets, at Auc TION.?Oil FRIDAY, the 12th instant, I shall sell, "'i1?1 ?f ,he Pre,l"s*s. at 5 o'clock p. in., part of Lot No.<Aj, in square No. 250, with the improvements, which are a good two-story and basement Frame House, containing 9 conveniently arranged rooms and necessary out-housds. This property is handsomelv situated on the west side of 13th, between north H and 1 streets. 1 erms liberal and made known at sale. *e 6 d A. GREEN, Auoh _rtl Br JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. Y ALT ABLE LOT ON NORTH G STREET, .".BETWEEN 20t? AXD 2lsT STKEETS WEST.?On FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Juno 12tfi, at 5 o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell the whole of Lot No. 5, in Square No. 102, fronting 51 feet I inch on north G street, between 2nth and 21st streets west, and run ninr liack Inn feet. This lot is beautifully located in a fashionable and d^siiable p?rt of (i street, and will be divided into two lots of 25 feot 63* inches each. Terms: One-fourth, cash ; the balance in6. 12, and 11! months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. j'id JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auct. By WALL <Sc BARNARD. Auctioneers, f ARGE STOCK OF FANCY GOODS. PER E.l*.iV:S.Y:.JKiVv; CiOARs.&c.. at Auction. On IHLRMJAS MORNING, 11th instant.at In 0 clock, at the store ?-f Messrs. Samtag A Brother, No. t?i Penn. avenue, smith side, l>eiweeii 6th and 7th streets, we will sell their entire stock of Fancv Goods, Perfumery, Jewelry, &?.. viz: White and oolored Hob ery, women's and chi'dren's \V hite and colored Half Hose, men's and boy's \\ ool and cotton Undershirts and Drawers Buttons. Tapes, Cords, Needles, Pins Braids, Riliands, Tapes, Hooks and Eyes 1 ocket, Drefi'ing, Tuck, and fine Combs Hair-cloth, Tooth and Nail Brushes Fans, Perfumery, and Fancv Soaps Sewinz Cottons, Silk, and Thread Toys, Vases, China Cups and Saucers Large stock of Gold and Silver Watches, Jewel ry, tic. Beads, Purses. Portemonnaies, Cigar Cases Work Boxes,SatchelsLCabas.&c. Looking Glasses, Ink, Pens, Stationery, Cigars, See. With many other Goods in the fancy line. Also, Glass Cases, Measures, Scales, Fixturas, Shelving, Arc. The trade is invited to theabove sale, as the whole stock will be sold without reserve. 5+(I an(! und<y. ; over that amount a credit of3ii and 60 days, for notes satisfactorily en dorsed. bearing interest. Je WALL & BARNARD. Auct. H. By. A. GREEN. Auctioneer. ANDSOME BUILDING LOT ON Capitol Hill, fronting on 4th street east,between ?OUT H A AND B STKEETS,AT AtJt TION.-OiiTIIUR? DA^.tiie llth instant, I shall sell, in front oi t ho premises, at C>? o'clock p. m.. a l>eautiful Buildup I.ot, fronting 5^ leet 2 inches on 4th street east, run ning back 97 feet to a 3U-feetalley, between south A and B streets, being Lot No. 17, lu square No. 785. Terms : One-fourth cash; Utlanceon a credit of 6,12, and 18 months.for notes bearing interest from day of nale. A deed given and a daed of trust taken. 1 itle indisputable. All conveyance at the cost of the purchaser. jaS-d A. GR EEN, Auet. B ARGAINS IN FURNITURE. Very large Mahogany DINING TABLES at ?0. Marble top WASHSTA \ DSat worth Double Shuck MATTRESSES, Cane-s?-at CHAIRS ft a sett. CARPETS. F E A T II ER BEDS, PIL LOWS, \ e. SOFAS. LOl'NGES, BUREAUS, Ac.,cheap. BEDSTEADS. TABLES, WASHSTANDS, Ac. AIso, 5000 good CIGARS as low as Persons wishing to dispose of Household Furni ture without the expense of an suction cau receive the cash, by applying at the corner of 7th and I sts., Northern Liberties. T. B. BROWN, je 4-eo3t Agent. 1~mTe AUTHOR OF" JOHN.HALIFAX. Gen tleman."?Nothing New, Tales. By thisdisnn glushed author; 5)ceuts. Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia. By WilliamflC. Prune; ?1.25. The Students' GilJ>on. By William Smith, I.L. D. Illustrated with one hundred engravings; f 1. Just published and for sale at TAYLOR 6i MAURY'S Book store, near 9th street, je4-d (lnioq3tj AUCTION'?gALB-', THIS AFTERNOON \ TO-MtjKROW. By J? C. McGL 1 RE, Auctioneer. Valuable bu i lding lot in the first Ward.-On TLESDAY AFTERNOON. June 9th, at? o'clock, on the premises. I shall sell Lot No. K. in Square 79. fronting ?> feet 3V inches on north G, between 21st aud 22d streets, running beck 183 feel. This lot is beautifully located for a first olass resi dence, and the sale should command attention. Terms : One-fourth eash ; tiie residae in 6, is, and 18 months, for satisftctorily secured notes, bearing '"jeaffi' JA9. C. McGUIRE. Ad?. By JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auctioneer, PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE BUILDING Lot ox north N stkeet, -iitwies 12tu and 13th streets.?The subscriber will sell,at public sale, on TUESDAY, the 9th day of June, I8y7. at 6 o'clock p. hi., on the premises, the west half of Lot No. II, in square No. 2UI. fronting 35 feet \ of an inch on north N street. bet?-een ;2tn and 13th streets west, by feet deep to a thirty feet alley. The above property is situated in one of the most improving and desirable parts of the city, and offers to persons desiring either to build or invest a favor able opportunity. Terms: One third, aasli: and balance in 6 and 12 months, tor notes bearing interest, secured by deed in trust upon the property. CIIAS. S. WALLACH, Attorney. je 5-dfcds JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auet. By J.C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. \r ALU ABLE LOT AT THE CORNER OF 22d *TR EKT AND VlROIMA AVENUE.?On TUES DAY AFTERNOON. June 9th,at6^? o'clock, on the premises, I shall sell Lot No. 8, in square No.81. fronting HS feet 4 inches on Virginia avenue, and 54 feet *? inch on22d street. Terms: One-third cash ; the residue in 6 and 12 months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. je2-d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Anct. By J AS. C. McGUIRE. Auctioneer. DESIRABLE DWELLING HOUSE AND Lot near the Navt Yard.?In pursuance of an order from the Orphan's Court of Washington County. District of Columbia, confirmed by theCir cuit Court, setting as a court of Chancery, the anti gen Iter will sell.at public auction. oa TUESDAY AFTERNOON, J una 9th. ait.?t o'clock, on the premises, north half of Lot No. 8, in square No. <**4, (save and excepting the most northern S feet and 4 inches of said lot in said suunre. winch was sold and conveyed bv said Mary Kelly to one Thomas Bayne.) beginning for the boundaries of the same 3 f?et 4 in ches from the northwest corner of said lot. No.3. in square No. iVM. and runnins-vthenee south along the line of Seventh street east.W feet, thence eest 109 feet I inch to a 3>i-fect alley, thence north along said alley 21 feet, thence west ifl feet and I inch to the place of beginning,withtho mipioveiiiyrf g.consisting of a neat and well built two-story Frame Dwelling House containiu^ six rooms. Terms :" One-third cash; tho residue in 6 and 12 months, for notes with approved security, bearing interest. Upon the pa> inent of the purchase money and final ratification of the sale, a deed will be executed at the cost of the purchaser. ZEBEDEE KIR WAN, Guardian, may 29 d J AS. C. McGUIRE. Auct. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. TWO TWO-STORY FRAME HOUSES and Lots on Washinuton street, between 4th axd5th streets west, at Auction.?On TUES DAY. the 9th lust.. I shall sell, in front of the prem ises, Lot No. 7, in subdivision of original Lot No. 7. in Square No. 518, having a front on Washington street 21 feet, running hack 90 feet, bounded by a 14 feet alley on the side, and a H>-feet alley on the rear, with the improvements, which are two two-storv Frame Houses, containing (our good rooms each. This property is situated in the centre of the square tietween G and H streets north. Terms: One-third, cash; liaiance in six. twelve, and eighteen months, for iiftes (tearing interest. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. je5-d A. GREEN, Auctioneer. By BONTZ & COOMBS, Auctioneers. Household and kitchen furni tvi.k at Auction.?On WEDNESDAY MORNING. 10th inst., at 9o'clock a. m., we shall sell, in frout of our Auction Rooms,a large assort ment of excellent i nearly new) second-hand Fi r u ture, lieing the effects of a gentleman leaving the city; such *?? Mahogany Sofas, Chairs, Gilt Mirre-s Marble-top Card. Dining and Toilet Tables Cane aud wood-seat Chairs. Mahoz&nv Kureaus A lar^e lot of nearly new Carpeting, Matting, Oil cloth. Stoves. One excellent Writing Desk and Bookcase A laree assortment of China, Glass, and Crockery NVare, ic c. Additions solicited. Je? *t BONTZ A COOMBS. Aucts. By J AS. C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. VALUABLE IMPROVED PROPERTY AT ,?}l$ ,^J'R:VER OF ANU Htii street*.?On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. June 1-th, at 6 o clock, on the premises. I shall sell Lot No. 1, in square No. 32". fronting 50 feet on north F street, by 75 feet on llth street west, with the improvements, consisting of two llrick Dwelling Houses and a Frame House ou the corner, which has been used successfully many > ears as a groeerj. Sale positive. Terms: One-third cash; tho residue in G, 12. and 18 months, with interest, secured by a deed of tiust on the premises. je4-d J AS. C. McGUIRE, Anct. B> J.C. McGUIRE, Auctioneer. PEREMPTORY SALE OF BE AI'TIF U L Builuino Lots in thk Nobthekn Liberties. On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, June lUh.at 6>* o clock, on the premises. I shall sell the north tin If of Square No. 122. which has lieen suUli vid'-d into fourteen beautiful i:uildm< Lots fr..n*in< on7th street, between O an*( P wtieets north, and the same number on nth street. Is-tween the streets. The7th street lots run l?ack 1<?> feet to a ten feet alley, ami the 8th street lots run l>ack nuiet) leet to the same alley. These lots are admirably located, with pavements in tiont.and the sale tiiiers great inducements to per sons desirous ot making a profitable investment. Terms: One fourth cash: the residue in G. 12. and 18 mouths, with interest, secured by deed of trust ou the premises. J?44 JAS. C. McGUIRE. Auet. Bj A.GREEN. Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SA LE OF CITY LOTS.-By vir tueofadeed of trust bearing date onth-.'Ust day of October, Ih.54. and recorded in Lilier J. A. S., No. HS, folio 4o!i, et. see.. the subscriber will sell at public sale, on SATURDAY, the 13th day of Jure, 1H57, at 6 o'clock p. in., at tiie Auction Room of A. Green, turner of 7th and D streets, the following described Lots in Washington city, D. C.; viz: Lots Nos. 13,14, and 15, in square No. I<45. This f roperty frouts ou Peim. avenue, between 13th and 4th streets east. Also, Lots Nos. 1 and 4 in square south of square No. I?il9. This property fronts on Penn. avenue, be tween 12th street ea?t and pubic space. Terms of sale will l>e one-third cash ; the balance in 6 and 12 months, for notes bearing interest from the day sale, secured by deed of trust ou the prcm ses so sold. J. T. STEVENS. Trustee, unel ts A. GREEN. Auct. By JAS. C. McGUIR E, Auctioneer. VrERY VALUABLE LOT ON 14tii street, between Canal and north C streets, at Auction? Ou THURSDAY AFTERNOON, Ju!v llth, at 6 o'clock' on t.'ie premises. I shall sell Lot No. 4, in square 259. fronting 69 feet2>* inches on 14th street west, between Canal and north C streets, run ning back 120 feet 10 inches. Terms: One-fourth cash; the l>a!a:ice in 6,12, and 18 months, with interest secured bjr deed of trust on the premises. je 5-d JAS. C. McGUIRE, Auet. By JAS. C. McGL IRE, Auctioneer, '?p RUST EE'S SALE or DESIRABLE DWEL 1 1.1\u House and Lor on Htii street, near Penn.avenue?On THURSDAY AFTERNOON June II, at o'clock, on the premises.by virtue of a deed of trust. dated J uly 6, U155, and duly recorded in Liber J. _A. S., No. 101, folios. 2! .A e., one of the 1 <tnd records for Washington couuty, D. C., the ?ub.*ori ber will sell, at public auction, to the highest bidder, part of Lot No. 13. in square No. 323. fronting 23 feet five and a half inches ou llth street west, between north C street and Penn. avenue, and running back l'Ki feet one inch, w ith the improvements, consisting of a comfortable Brick Dwelling House. Terms: One-fourth cash; the residue in 6. >2. and 18 months, with interest, secured by deed of trust on the property. All conveyancing at the cost of purchaser. THOMAS J. FISHER, Trustee, jel eo&ds JAS. C. McGUIRE,Auct, By C. W. BOTELER, Auctioneer. CALE OF ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE Building Lots on Pennsylvania avenue at Auction.?On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, J une 17th, at 6,'a o'clock, 1 shall sell, on the premises, th-.s whole of Lot No. 11. in square No. 25s5, fronting ?18 feet 4 inches on Pennsj Ivatua avenue, between 13th and 13>? streets, and also having a front of 20 feet 3 inches on 13th street, generally known as the Apollo 11 all lot. As there are but few unimproved lotsremaining on the avenue.a rare opportunity is now presented to capitalist and those desirous of making a safe and profitable in vest ment to obtain decidedly the most de sirable vacant lot on this lieautifiul public thorough fare. Its close proximity to the various Departments aud its central position render it peculiaily valuable as a site on which to erect a theatre or public hall. It is also deemed an admirable location for offices or stores. Terms : One-third cash : liaiance on a credit of 1, 2, and 3 years, notes tiearing interest, satisfactorily secured. All conveyancing at purchaser's cost. je8 d C. W. BOTELER. Auct._ MARSHAL'S SALE.?In virtue of a writ of fieri facias, issued from the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, for the County of Washington, and to me directed. 1 shall expose to public sale, for cash, in front of the Ware room of Stanislaus .Murray & Co.,on Louisianaave nue, between6th and 7th streets, on FRIDAY, the 12th of June instant, commencing at 10 o'clock a. iu the following goods and chatties, m part, to wit; " English, Brussels, and Ingrain Carpets J-'rench and German gilt-fnune Mirrors, Pier Tables Mahogany Bureaus, \\ ardrobes. Bedsteads Stoves, Mattresses, Feather Beds and Bedding Lamps, Girandoles. Washstands, marble-top Tables Mahogany Plush Chair, Arm ditto Mahogany Hair and Plush Sofas Spy tilassos, Thermometers Saddle, Sidetioards And a large collection of Books: seized ami levied upon as the property of Gilbert I.. Thompson. a?d will be sold to satisfy judicials No. 139, to October term, 1857, Corcoran Sc Risks, use of NY m. A. Brad ley rj. Gilbert L. Thompson. ? *,?_l-i T. D. HOOVER. Marshal. ALSO, ON SATUrI^', the 13th of June instant, at 10 o'clock a. m., 1 "h*11 h?"' residence of Gilbert L. Thompson, " Meridian Hill," for cash, being the Ulance of the goods aiid chattels levied on to satisfy the al^re-nauaed judi cials No. 13H, to October terin. !P ''i' .P."* cornn it Rigg**,,8e ^ w,# Bradley?the follow clot fi s1"'* rr e*C h e r ry Wardrobe* I'lrge Pme 'I^Wes. Wagons, Planes, Grindstones Hallows Anvil, lot of old Iron, lot of Machinery One Steam Grist-Mill, with Machinery thereto Rake^one*lofol turning lalhes je 3 d*d? Marshal for D.'C, TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. JPROM THE ASSOCIA TED PK SSS. Thr StrtmiklpCItT ol XfW Tork. Bostos, Jum n?The steamship City of Nrw York irrlffd berf to-dav in tow Capt INwi ? reports that when fourteen miles?# Block Inland, In fog^y wnihfr, he^ood to go brtwr?n Great and Fishing Rips, ana at half pant 7 o'clock, p. m . supposing be bad passed the south point of Great Rip. the vessel struck upon It. tbe steam pip*"* Hiving way by the concussion He remained with tbe vessel thirty-live boors, when, the leaks increasing, be abandoned her to ?ave toe lives of all on board A steam pump has been put aboard tbe New York to keep her free of water. * A Legislative Pardon. IIsKTroao, June 7?The Connecticut Houso ha> i^assed a resolution releasing Herman Harn, a (.erman, from the State prison, where he has already been confined for two rears for passing counteifeit bills The interference of the legis lature in bis behalf was in consequence of the fact that the crime wi? done innocently, tbe ac cused being simplv the instrument of a notorious knave, who palmed the bills off npon him as gen uine. ? The Great Railroad Exrarsiea.. St Loria, June 7.?The guests who came by the Baltimore route held a meeting here yesterday. and resolutions were passed, returning thanks to the company and tbe cltixen* of St Louis for courtesies extended to tbem The Independent Blues' Band, from Baltimore, serenaded the mem ber* of the committee of arrangements last even ing. Flra la Alexoadrio. ALUimti, Juno 9 ? Last night, about eleven o'clock, a small frame dwelliag, belonging 'o Sinootaud L'hler, was destroyed uy lire There was no insurance, and the loss to tbe owners Is about There was no other m.teiial dam age. . Uestractive Fire. Bn?Tox. June 9?At midnight list nlirht a ??* broke o it in Chelsea. consuming nineteen bouses, mostly occupied by private families The build ings were valued at ff3.'20>) encb and ware nearly all owned by Geo. \V. Gerrisb, Esq. Another Line of Steamers. Toaovro, Jtine 7.?Contracts have been.con cluded for a new weekly line of steamers to Liv erpool. which are tosail from Portland in the win ter, and from the St. Lawrence in the summer. The Steamship t aaadian. CJrKBicr, June 7.?The latest accounts from the steamer Canadian, which recently ran ashore be low (his port, are more favorable. Hopes are now entertained that she will be rescued from her dangerous position in a few days. Fire. Bostox. J nne8.?Carter's cabinet manufactur ing establishment, at Reading, in this Stata, was burnt last night. Involving a lo?o of 985.000, which is met only by an insurance of ?10,000. Baltimore Markets. Baltimouk, June 8?The markets are dull, and generally unchanged Flour is firm at ?7.50 for all kind*. Wheat is onlet; red Si ?0nSl white SI ??a SI 9 ? for gooa to prime, and S2 for choice. Corn is heavv; white . yellow Whisky is drooping: City35Xc., OLlo3G)f37c. Hew York Markets. New York, June 9.?Flour is quiet; sales of T O*" btysi State. S* 5"a?? Hi; Ohio, t7.10af7.80; Southern. S7 50a7 75. Wheat is firm; sales of 8,000bushels; red SI 79 Corn is buoyant; sales of 1.200 bushels at SMabSc Pork i< firm; mess f'?) 60. Beef Is unchanged Lard is d'oopin:; at 14\al4^ . Whiskv is easier; Ohio iir. AUCTION SALES. TRUSTEE'S SaLE.?Bt virtue of O deed ol trust from David Jones and wife tome. I wilt ex pose to public sale, on THLRSDAY, the 25th day of June next,at 12 o'clook m., of fair, if not, the next lair day thereafter.* on the premises, all that part or parcel of land whereon the said David Jones uow resides, containing aliout ninety-' wo aores, and n ?noh prope-rv formerly belonged to tha iate 1*. ug l&ss Voss. This property is most eligibly situated lor a boruding establishment or female seminary .be ing immediately on the Baltimore and Washington railroad, distant about one hundred yards from the Bladeusburg depot. The improvements oonsist of a large and commodious Frame Dwelling, in oomplete repair, and every necessary out building. Tbe land is admirably adapted to the usual productions of the country, and at an inconsiderable outlay might bo rpiHeriMl Mat product.ve. a greater portion being tine meadow land. In point of health it wili oompare with any situation in this eountry, and rarely is it that property possessing so many advantages is of feree! for sa:e. The terms will be liberal, and made known on the day of sale. N. C. STEPHEN, Trustee, ma> 2f> "ttawts Bladensburg, Md. Bv C. \V. BOTELER, Auctioneer. Thi stles* sale of valuable real Estatk i> his Cm* of VV*?Ritsroii.-|H virtue of a decn-e ol the Circuit Court ol the Dts trie*, of i'oltiniaia. passed m a cause in which Sarah U. French ai d others are coiup taiants. and Junius French and Rose French are defendants, the un ler ?iened witl sell at pu!?l io auction, to the highest Nd ? d-r. on SATURDAY, the 57th day of December, 185H, at 4 o'clock p. m., upon the premises, part oi l.ot No. It', hi tquare So. 457, in the city ol Wnah ington, fioutiug on the south side of E street noith, I>et ween til and 7th street* west, aud comprised b> the following metes and boundaries: l<egiuning for the same at the northwest corner of said lot. and running thence south 100 feet G inches to a public ai - ley 25 feel wide; thence east 33 feet II inche*: t .ence north 1#M feet ti inches ; and thence in a straight line to the point of l>eginiiing. The improvements con sist of a large and commodious. Dwelling House, ic c. Terms of sale: One-third of the purchase mn^ev to lie raid in cash ; the residue in two euual instal ments, j?a> able respectively in six and twelvemonths from tho day of sale; the payment of said inata! mentsto l?e secured by the notes of the purchaser, with a surety or sureties to be approved by the trus tees. and tieanng interest from the day of sale. Should the purchaser fail tooomply with the terms of sale within six days after the day of sale, the pro perty will bo resold at his risk and expenae, after five dars' r.otioe. All oonve>auoes at the cost of the purchaser. SAMUEL CHILTON, CHR1STOHER INGLE, Trustees. C. W. BOTELER. dec S-S: nwSwAds Auctioneer. J?7" The purchasers of the above property having failed to to oompty with the terms of sale, it will be sold on the same terms, at the risk and expeuse of said purchaser, on MONDAY AFTERNOON, Juue22d,at half-past 6 o'clock. ?AMI'EI. CHJNTON, CHRISTOPHER INGLE, je 4-eo.lAda C. W. BOTELER. Auct m c. v\. bOTKLKK,AaotMBnr. 1 RARE CHANCE FOR A GOOD IN VEST /X ment i* SiBcaOA* Villas, D*:*t Fa**", and Market Gakdkns.?Oh WEDNESDAY AF TERNOON, 'une i?.th. at 5 o'clock. I si all sell, on the premises, the track of land known as " \ nscas ta." adjoining the farms of Col. William llickeyand \\ . W. Corcoran, Esq.. distant abou: two nines from Washington, :tn<1 als-ut a quarter <.f a i.i. s iroin tho Baltimore and Washington turnpike. This tract ha* l?eendivided into five lots, varyinc frx?m 11 to v> a^^es each, to sio* ?<^s o*" securing sites for supurhan villaa or dairy and market garden farms. On Lot No. 2 there is a dwelling-house and tho usual outbuildings for farm purposes. A part of them have been reoently erected. The soil is admirably adapted for gardening and dairy farms,and eligible and very desirable buildiug sites are to found on the property. The proximity of these lots to town, the exoollont qu*?!iry of the soil, the abundance of good and un failing sprmis of wator, and the advantages as to health and beauty of location, oombine to make this property one of the most attractive opportuni ties for safe and profitable investment wnich has been presented for a long period to this community. Plats of the division of the ground can be seen at inv store, and. if d->sired, the whole will be disposed of at private ante, if application is made to the aub seriber three days before the day of sale. Terms : One-rhird cash; the residue on a crodit of 1,2. ami a years, for notes bearing interest, socured by deed on the property. may a-coa C. W. BOTELER, Auot. TAYLOR tt MAURY'S FORTY CENT PR A VERS.?Episcopal Prayer Rooks, English edition, handsomely bound in aral^sque gilt, price 40 oeuts. Just imported by Taylor a maury, R St ^ Bookstore. near9ih street. Fink f amii/v cakkiage f<>r sale Has had very little nse ; can be seen at Mr. HOOK'S Coach Shop. It will .ui.ni/un r? cmcn !?nop. ?> w ?? sold at a great bargain, as the owner ha_ no use for it. J* * SECOND-HAND PIANO FOR RENT AT SI per month : two for pe rr >n. h. and hne new Pianos for rent at various or; -es. Five very A iew ? lOIIWB IUI ? vim ?. ? good second hand Pianos forsa.elow upon ble terms. ... .. New Mune received semi-weekly. Pianos exchanged, tuned, packed, carefully move.*. Sole agent m District and State of Maryland for Ha'let Imvis ic Co.'s world renowned Pianos, and Mason * Hamlin's Melodeons. All kiuds of Musical .Merchandise at No. 3M6 Penn. avenue, near corner of 10th street. may ? JOHN F. ELLIS. rpHE KINGDOM AND PEOPLE OF MIA.M. 1 by Sir John Howring, with a narrative of hia mission in 1855. 2 vols.. 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