Newspaper of Evening Star, June 13, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 13, 1857 Page 4
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-.EVENING STAJL BR [|<L1 AN Tft< ' A PRAYER. 'vr q, that mine sy?s might closed he To w?it concerns me not Co see? Tut desJsess might possess ray oar To what concern* me not to hear; That troth my tongue may always tie From ever speaking toolishly ; That no rain thought would evfcr rest, Or he conceived within my Ik east ; Thai by each word and deed and thought. Glory inaj to my God be brought. Hut what are wishesLord, mine eye On Thee is fixed, to Thee I err ; Wash, Lord, and purify my heart. And snake it cleau in sverv part ; Aad when 'tie clean. Lord, keep it so. For that is more than I can do. IB* Tkomas E'uruod?A Quaktr oj I6i0. WE KNEW IT WOl'LD RAIN. Weku'w it would rain, for all the morr, , A spirit on slender ropes of mist, Was lowering its golden buckets down Into the vapory amethyst. Of marsiies and swamps and dismal fens? Scoping the dew that lay in the flowers. Dipping the jewels out of the sea. To sprinkle them over the land in showers : W>knew it weuid rain.for tbe poplars showed The white of their loaves?the amber grain Shrunk in the wind?and tbe lightning now la tangled in tremulous skem? of rain: [T. ?. Aldrich. AS OR Y W OR Df. Poison drops of care and sorrow. Uet er poison drops are they ; Weaving for tne coming morrow SaJ memorial* of to day. Angry words ! Oh, let them never From the tongue unhidden slip; May tbe heart's best impulse ever Caeck tneiu ere they soil the lip. Gbievixg toe lost Furls.?It would be hard to tell whether most ioy or sorrow has been caused at Notch Brock. N. J., by the discovery of the pearls. Dozens are bemoaning fortunes that, in days past, they carelessly flung away One matron unavailingly sighs over some ** little white thing*" that she once gave her boys for marbles. A schoolmaster lugubriously remem bers that he had chopped up eight or*ten thou sand dollars worth. with his penknife, "to see what was inside." Another genius rammed a t?earl bullet down his rifle and shot away his for fnn?. An old lady who chuckled six months over her good bargain with the pedler," now dis covers that she paid him. in pearls, about seven thousand dolla's for a catico dress It is needless t? say she hadn't laughed since. The unfortunate man who hid the cooked for his breakfast has taken to bed. in utter despair, and refuses to be- comforted.?Exthang? paper. Dasoiiocj Advice?Tbe Ledger lately stated that house*-ep?-is ?uouid tnuW lUe acMi in rhubarb, gojseberrie*. and currants may be neu tralized by putting a third of a teaspoonful of ?oua in tbe fruit without alfectin^ the flavor. All experience shows this information to be worse than useless, for, as the Pittsburg Post says, fruit prepared in this way should be carefully thrown out of the window It is net flt for the table. The immense quantlies of soda already used in tbe culinary department of our households is a seri ous detriment to the health, and we are sorry that any new use of this already too popular alkali should have been suggested. FIx!?Hixr, the Washisgto* Moscxext ? We learn from the Republican offing Sinn that Dr. Brandreth has resolved to appropriate the proceeds of his business, which are stated to b< %?0.'4JU a year to the completion of the Washing ton Monument. The Republican says: 41 Th< boldness of the undertaking is equaled only b> Its disinterestedness, but the energy and the lib erality of Dr. Brar.dreth furnish snfflkieni KU*V*" tee?>_thatji^ v.mlM>e corned yijjorou'^yT^ttfy,HW) K fL>"" A world's temperance convention is toll held in Chicago this summer. ?Lr" Pa is is cleaned every night, and the cits is pa^;d a large bonus fo." the privilege of sweep ?7" A Revolutionary relic, in the shape of ar iron bayonet, was Jug up while excavating or Bunkex Hill, a few days since. C7" The fteopie of St. Paul. Minn., offer a bo nu> of 830.( io to any one who will build a first class hotel in that flourishing young city. ILr H G. Uuiuess, tbe sensation preacher who is regards as a rival of the celebrated Spur geon, is a son of Mrs D'Esterre. whose husband fell in the famous duel with O'Connell. IET The Cba'lestown. Mass., navy yard in full ofbusloesn There are l.?tt5 men employed at present, more than at any any one time tjefore in ten years C7" The crew of tbe sioop of war Jamestown, \'?r ajI;vcd at Philadelphia, were to be paidnfl on \v edaesday The sum due them, exclusive ol officers, is ?If,0(Jb. IZ7" The great tunnel on the Iron Monntair Railroad in Missouri has just incompleted It is **J0 feet in length, 1; feet in width, and 15 ft )Q height. KZT Lately a wocd chopper, while chopping co d Wood on an island in the Mississippi, oppo site Calhoun count y. Mo . found a large pot of sil ver co.n. which is supposed to have contained several thou?and dollars, with which he hastened to leave the vicinity. CT" Spiritualism claims two more suicides. ?K^rgeK ?f Milfnra- Wis., shot hlmsell through the heait last week: aad a day or two A X\m Stlles' ?ubbed him self \* :th tb? shank of a hay foik. Both of thein frith arK* alike died martyrs to their LJ~ suit was lately tried before Jud^** Cul ver. of Brooklyn, on a claim for services as lobby agent at H ashington. The defendant took the gcound that th* service* were of a nature ajrnlnst public policy, and wo? his case Lobby agents must theiefoie hereaiter gel r heir pay in advance or run the risk of losing it. 117" Miss Andrews, of Syracuse, the Yellow . r^'TJ.k "e\i* Pr<Tanng a work on the rav a^esof the pestilence at Norfolk, for the benefit eC'he w dow of the Mayor of that city; and it having been aanounced that this noble-hearted voung lady .utend- d lo publish th?; book at her vV" or>e of the '? merchant princes " of ^tw * ork >eut her a check for one hundred dol AKRIVALS AT THE HOTELS wVLVAR1vV MpTEL -Hon O Jones. Pa; R rsvirii * i- ^ E *1?; J Steele, L"*\ tvuv" aLl) lv*Tnrr- Mass; b F Flo!!, ^ W Hi'; A H Raney, Va; R Har xT"' x i m Kv; Miss Cbilds. do; a b j r I1/htfrr' ^ NJ- C Sfphenl ^pn. Eng. A Burton, do; T Meryweatber, Pa* P L>?jnRo?r, ^t",p;d-?V,B Crowinsbeild. Mass; Va 5 .U N\i J C Maur> <lo; T Lvons. lv Pa' f p te ?^,J ^an' N Vi J C Mvers' 1 v Vr J \ Baines, do; G J Purdv. V'k ^,u1r ' U G Roiilns. O; PM Atkins, do, B Atkin*. ao; L C Russell \id n. Pendleton. De,, G J llavden, N Y: J Br van. S do, Mr Con^he. do. h B Owen, WT; A J' Jesse rum lv. A M Vedder, I^.N, L 8 Muady; {j Bray. d ff dot " Newman, ly. do; ull r vav V K?rtz'l>,<S; Rtv K >' Lraae, NY; Ktv r > Nabreska. do. BROWNS' HOTEL _H K Harvey. Va; W C 'f?' ^,9 Adam, Mo; W M Kinton,-Ind; Geffwm ivliVf Avlf0<1?c*' ?: H ?Olcott, NY; Gen W m V\alker. Nicanigua; C J Favssoux. do; AWrthi te d,?: J?hn P Waters, do. Gov Joi H n ? r? i J ' , ' 1>"nrr' d"; W D Dalton. O; i * k- do- 81 Groplev, DC: L I. Lo?v Md R A Tv"lV Jm4/ Woo?alL >1 Du Val, A LltTjL do'; Pa JViwr' J llamer, O, K C Wilson. R w? Coi Gw> Eor?*s. Md, C Miss 1 uifn' i urPr0n J R Howison, WvviH \S nik [ ^pauldliiK, NY; EH BelZild D^?8b,do A Low. NY; KD HOVl* -7? B ^ilHosand ' ? V '? * ^ u hetmore. HI; J C Sellers \ Yk wfl^n'Sc *Z!'1 VS H Wil*?'a> "C n,W^' h?l I Meuiager. J McWillianis,.Mrs ^ Mrs K \ Stoker C S Tvl^r Bait. J Mely iwan. J p Ivey. \c- J J* Boston, Dr Win II Tvler and ladv Misc C DM ' Pheison. Md S R sVo.t. N Van Hon. \ Y A i McCannand lady. Wis; C H St 'ohlo-' M J Ha iiion. P G Miller. Phila; R T French Alex Va; L N Bailey. Tenn; B S Miller, Ala ' KIRKWOOD HOUSE?J J Haddiw^v m^. R S Thornton, Mas>: P A Cassan and ladv'\*v' Llet Rouey and ly. USN; M W Iso d, ,\T J w Parker, Pa, H B ReiUy, do; M A Duke. Md, R Morris. Pa, N B H aynen and lady; L S Eddvws ^ J Mu'lon, La; Air Carr, Cai; W Nooman' Mlse MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. Faojt thi L'miid States. Fteamzrs, Leave, For. Days, Arabia New York..Liverpool. .Jnne 10 Indlaua New York..Bremen June 10 A^?l New York..Bremen June 13 Washington....New York..Breuu:a ....June 13 iTrf,;; Boston Li verpool... J une 17 % ande'bllt N-w \oik..Havre June JO ? ? iJ'*w York. Glasgow ... June *J0 New York.. Li verpool... June 'JO ? .ic* Vork..Liverpool...Jnne 'Jt ?>w Vork-- Havre Jane VTT ***"? New York..Bremen June'jy Af , Feo* Ecbopb. KkstT;.;;:; .^>wYerk..Msy 30 Liverpool...M Johns .. May 3>? Vsnde MH ""nibarg...New York..June I Knlfon *" N'rw York..June 3 A tr^-- J^uths'pton New York..June 3 , 'r i JW-" Beston June 6 Worth Star Southampton New York..June 10 i JST't Liverpool.. New York. June 13 Ediaburg Glasgow....N?w York..Juee 17 ^ Tke Callloraim Mail Steaincn leave n?w York m tte Mi m* m of (Ml tmmtk. Miscellaneous. ? ^TATlbNEBY. """ N'AVt DkpabtMSST, Mar 36, 1857. Sbi?abate Sbaled i'lorotALi will be reoeivad m the omce of the Secretary of the Navy, until three o clock, p. m., of Mooday, the 30th of June next, f.?r furnishing all the Stationery that may be required by the Navy Department awl the several Bureaus for the year oomtnenciag the let of July, 1857, and end in* on the ?>th of Jnne, IMft. L . , All the articles furnished muit be of the beet qual ity. delivered without delay when ordered^od to the aatiafartion of the head ol the office for which they ^FfTt'be'required, each bidder for Stationery muat furnish with his proposal a sample of each artioie bid for To insure uniformity in the proposals, blank forms will be furnished to those disposed to bid ; and no bid will be considered which does not fully conform to the advertisement, and in which each and every arti cle is not bid for, and in which more than one price is named for any one article. Bonds in sufficient amount, with two or more ap proved sureties, for the faithful t-xecutionof the con tract. will be required of the person or persona con tracting. The authorised names of thesureties that will lie given. a* also satisfactory testimonials to ful fil the contract, must accompany the bid ; otherwise it will uot be considered. The Department reserves to itaelf the right of or dering a greater or less quantity of eaoh and every article ooutracted for, as the pulilio service may re quire. Should any article be required not enumerated m the oonlract, it is to be furnished at the lowest mar ket price, aocording to ita quality. STATIONERY. Writing Paptr of Lintn Stock. 5 reams folio poat, blue or white, satin-finuh, faint-lined, trimmed, weighing 17 pounds per ream, par react 6 reams heavy white laid, despatch cap hand made, atop-ruled, weighing 16 pounda per ream, per ream 15 reams laid hand-made fools-oap. ruled, blue or white, weighing 19 lbs. per ream, per ream 10 reams Owen A llurlburt a wove foolscap, blue or white, ruled, weighing 12 pounda per ream, or ol any other manufacture of equal quality, per ream 10 reaina first-class, hand-made quarto post,wove or laid, blue or white, weighing pounds per ream, per ream 40 reams extra superfine, blue or white, laid or wove, 4to post, ruled, weighing 8>? pounds per ream, per re ?m 20 rebuts best ?ellow or buff envelope paper, roy - al, fiat, weighing 24 lbs. por ream, per ream 4 reams l>est sup. toy. writing paper do 6 reams best Krench 4to post-ruled do 5 renin* note paper, gilt-edged do 2u reams oopy ing or tissue paper, 4to post do l<> roams copying or tissue paper, foolscap do 1W sheets best tracing paper, 40 by *7 inches, per sheet 100 yards tracing cloth, per square yard l'X) sheets liest prepared parchment, 14 by 18 inches, pur sheet 8 reams blotting-paper, royal, per ream 60 quires patent blotting-paper, medium, per quire 13(> sheets drawing-paper. "Whatman's Turkey Mills," from medium to autiquariau, por sheet . 5,100 cream-laid envelopes, letter size, per 1,000 1,5?X> d? do note size do 510 do do card sizo. per 5"0 1,000 patent cloth lined envelopes, h& by 4 inches, per 1,000 250 patent cloth-lined envelopes, 5>? by inches, per 250 250 patent clw!h-lmed envelopes, 5)4 by 3>? inches, per 25"i 10,000 best buff envelopes, government pattern, offi cial size, per 1.W0 5,000best bull envelopes, government pattern, let ter size, per 1,000 6,000 best heavT white envelopes, hand made,official size, per 20 gross steel pens, on cards or in box?s.<the de partment to have the liberty of selecting from all the different kinds manufactured.) per gross lO" cards Perry'a pen*, assorted, per card 6 do engineer a pens do 5 do lithographic pens do !4 gold pens, large size, with silver holder, beat manufacture, per pen ... . 40 quarts Mavnard A Noyea a blaok ink. in bot ties per quart 3> quarts boat London copying ink. Arnold s or _ ?j._ per au?rt iupSrW^;;^. Pemne. Ouyot, ACo.'s 2W swan quills, best quality 1,1*10 quills, No. Hn.ope.iue or clarified du ,,K fro crow or brandt quills do 75 dozen red tape. No. 15 to 25 per dozer t do ailk taste do 4 do penknives. Rogers'beat, pearl handles, large size, 4 blades do 4 do erasers, large aize. ivory handles, ui oases, Rogers's best ?to 5 do pairs of aheara do 2 do 9-inch ivory folders do 1 do pairs of scissors do 1 do Carrington's parallel rulers do 2 do sand boxes cocoa wood ?lo 2 do wafer-st.tnds do do 1 do pounee-boxes do do 1 do do ivory do 2 do waf.-r stamps, ivory handles do 10 do black lead pencils, ruber's beat, assort ed, per dozen 4 do beat American drawing pencils, assort ed, per dozen 1 do Cohen's red-lead pencils per dozen 2 do aaiile brushes, assorted do 2 do camel's hair brnshea, asaorted do 2 do white French pump instanda, large size per dozen 2 do Drnper'a patent air-tight inkstands, per dozen 2 do Hatcher A Fry'a patent inkstands, per dozen 2 do sticks best India ink per stick 30 pounds extra superfine sonrlet sealing wax. per pound 30 do second quality sealing wax perpound 15 do beat quality wafers do 10 do best white gum arable do 5 do best pounce do 10 do best hemp twine do 10 do best linen twine do 1,0"? large office wafers for department seal, per M 24 paper weights of brass, composition, or lead. per weight in quarts liest Mack sand par quart 4 pound* l?est prepared India rubber, per pound 2 do unprepared do do may 26-law4w SPRING AND SI MMKK GOODS.-JOHN H. SkooT, No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C., has received from New York and Philadelphia, and now offering at very low prices, to cash and prompt customers, a large and general assortment of Staple and Fasct Goods?oomprising in part as follows, viz: New style Silk Robes and fancy Silks test make black Silks, high lustrei lack Challies, Lustres and Mous Delainea tch printed i al I wool) Mous Delaines Challies and Barege Delames, in great variety Eich Organdie, Barege, and Jaconet Robes right colors and mode plain Bareges and De laines Plain French Brilliants and Percales Blain color* Cravella3 and Spring-style Poplina ucals, a light seaaonable fabric Best French printed Jnconets and Brilliants White Brilliants, from ISJjtoS!1^ cents Best makes new styles Ginghams Debages. Cliambraya and plain Luatrea Encash Prints of new at) lea, in great variety, at 12H cents Rich Chintz oolora best French Organdies White Goons, in great variety. Plain Swiss, Nansook and Jaconet Muslim laid and atriped Mualina Small-figured and rich Brocade Swiss Muslins Plaid and striped Jaoonct, Nansook and Swiss Muslins White Tarletons. Illusions, and Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the best makes) very cheap Linen Cambrie, Linen and Bishop Lawns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for l^adiea' use New York, Bates. Atwood,and other good makes Shirtings White Cambnos (of Jonas's oelebrated make) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Marseilles for Basoues and Bonuet Card Smrt Bosoms and Shirt Collars. Embboipbribs. French worked Muslin Collars and Seta Swiss Cambric Collars and Sets Swiss and Lace Sleeves and Sets Honitou and Maltese I>aoe Collars Sw^ss Cambric and Dimity Bands Embroidered Linen Cambgc Hdkfs. Also, new styles lJtoeand Siik Mantillas Stella and White Crape Snawls Plain and rich figured Bonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring, Neapolitan, and other Skeleton Skirts Spring assortment of Bajou's Kid Gloves Tsfleta Silk, black luce and Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for ladies and children Gents l>est English Half-hose, ribbed and plaia do Lisle thread and fancy cotton do. A good assortment cf Silk Cravats and Ties Suspenders, Silk and Linen Cambrio Hdkfs Gossamer and Lisle-thread Shirts aud Drawers New style Parasols. Also, Gentlemen and Boys' wear of every descrip tion, with every variety of House-furnishing Dry I Goods. Domestio Goods for servants wear of the heaviest makes. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable goods at low prices. apt-tr JOHN H. SMOOT. pROPOSALS FOR FUElT QrAETKEMASTKU's Orrics Maxims Corps,/ Washington, May 16, 1857. { SbaLXD PboposaLs will lie received at this office until Mondajr, the 15th June. I?S7, for suppl>mg such ?uantities of WOOD and COAL as may be required rom 1st July, 1857. to 3)th June, 1856. for the Ma rines stationed at Washington city, D. C. The Wood to be best oak sapling, and the Coal best anthracite. The Wood to ne delivered, piled, and measured, and the Coal weighed and deli vered at such points as the commanding officers of the sta tions'mav direct, free of expense to the United States; the Coal to weigh 2.240 pounds to the ton. Further information can l>e had on application at this office. Proposals to be addressed to Major G. F. Lindsay, Q. M. M. C., and endorsed " Proposals for Fuel for j Marines at Washington, D. C." i tnny 18-2awtl5Jnne PAJNTS AM) OILS. Liuseed Oil. White Lead. fi'VlTl V'1' French '/mo. Patent Dryer, Jerser Zino. Turpentine, Ochres, Chromes, Varnishes. Litharge Bristol, lad*", oamel's hair, and sable Brushes. Liberal discount ou current price* made for cash or good pfper. J. R. McGRKGOR mar 24-WAS3m 7tf, gtreet. Notice, notice. NoTu;j:!-p;r,ons,n wsVt of SHINGLES, LATHS, ami PICKETS, CALCINED PLASTER. CEMENT, and rfjhlU of the l*?st quality, will find them by calling on the subscriliers at their yard. Having taken the yard lately occupied by John Purdy. we intend to keep a hue stock of the above named articles. COA L of all kinds and sixes alwaya on hand. Aa we will l?e receiving Coal regularly, cousuniers will do well to give u> a call. By stnot attention to busi neae we expect to merit ft siiare of the puulio patron m 4 Miscellaneous. ITCWJESmSBK&S ?WUB trenu4 and Block It root, Baltimore, AH. may 8-ly ??_ S ^TAMPED ENVELOPES. Post Omcm DxPAmTMMiT, May 30, 1WT. Sealed propo?ai? will be received until a, p. m., of the 6th day of July next for furnishing all the stamp ad envelope# this Department may require for a pe riod of four years, viz : No. 1, or note size, P/i by 4\ incites, of white pa ?No. 2, or letter size, by 5H inches, of buff or white paper, or in such proportions of bun aad white as may l?e ordered. No. 3, or official sixn, 3Jj by 8?? inches, buff or white. or in such proportions of either as may be re quired. Proposals are also invited for furnishing straw board boxes for packing parcels of envelopes of )<"> to 5U0 each, and for woo<len cases for packing parcels of 10 to 25.000. The envelopes to l?e made in the best manner, of gaper of approved quality, manufactured specially Tor the purpose, and such water marks as the Post niaster General mar direct. They must be gummed for sealing, at leaat'2>a inches on tne point, bandod in parcels of 25, packed without charge for packing,and furnished complete and.ready for use. in snch qunn titles as may be required to fill the orders of post masters. , ..... An agent of the Department will furnish the ad dress for eaoii parcel, which is to be pasted on the box 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 be provided, renewed, and kept in order at the expense of the contractor. Bidders 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. . ..... Bond and security wilt bo required for the faithful performance of the contract, and payments under it will be made quarterly. Price, quality of samples, and the sufficiency of the bidder will be considered together in awarding the contract; and the Postmas ter General reserves, to himself the r.ght to annul it whenever he shalT discover that the same, or any part of it is otfered 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 lus opinion, less able and qualified than the original bidder or contractor. The right is also re served to annul theoontract for a'tailure to perforin faithful, v any of its stipulations. The number of envelopes issued to postmasters in the quarter ending March 31 1RS7, is stated below : 407,850 No. 1, stamped 3cents. 8,741.250 " 2, 61,7<>0 " 2, " 10 " 7 rW " 3, " 6 " The bids should be marked "Proposals for Stamp ed Envelopes," and addressed " Third Assistant Postmaster General, Post Office Department." AARON V. BROWN, je l-dtjy6 Postmaster General. R * ECT1FYING ESTABLISHMENT.?The ua Idersigned takes this met hod of informing Liquoi eaters tnat he has fitted up a RECTIFYING ES _ ABLISHMENT in this city, and is now prepared to supply all those who may favor him with then custom. He has on hand a Targe stock of Brandies. Gin. Wines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as they can be purchased for ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The subscriber has also on hand a large lol of Foreign and Domestio Cigars. PETER FAGAN. (an 14-flm* No. 95 Louisiana av.e. near Wth at. PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Department of tiik Interior. May 23,1857. Sealed proposals lor furnishing such stating,j as inay be required by this department during Uh fiscal "year ending June 39,185B, will be receive<ynlti 12 o'clock m., on the 30th day of June next. ?nos< unaccompanied by satisfactory testimonials of abili ty to fulfil the contract will not lie considered, ant contracts will only ho awarded to established mauu facturers of or dealers in the articles. All the articles required must b* of the rcrr be* quality of their kind, and in no case inferior to tin sampies which will be exhibited at the department )>ch proposal must he signed by the individual o firm making it, aad mu?t specify but one price fo each and every article contained in the schedule. AH the articles furnished must b-? equal in all re spects to the samples,and must l>e delivered withou delar when ordered to the satisfaction of the head o the office for which they arc required, and a failuri 'y^o s* will bo deemed cause for the abrogation o gr'?^"er?tv.q^,rr.??rr^ as the public service may require. Articles not named in the contract to be furnithe. at the option of the departmint at the lowest niarke prices. Bonds with approved security must be given h the person or persons contracting; and in the even of the refusal or neglect of the contractor to fumisi any article or articles named in the contract, npo the order of the department ornnr ofits bureaux, th same may be purchased in <>p?.n market; and the dif Terence between the price pmd therefor and the con tract pneo shall be charged to the contractor and de ducted in the settlement of Ins account for the quar t?r dunn* which such refusal or neglect may occui The subjoined list specifies as nearly as can n?>v be done the amount, qnality. and description of eacl of the kinds of articles required: Item. Class I.?Paper. 1. 9o naams folio post, heavy, satin or plain-fin ished, ruled and trimmed, per ream 2. jn reams folio post, light, plain, unruled, for of hcia! seal, per ream 3. 397 re*ms cap. white or blue, ruled wide, me dium or close, and trimmed, per ream 4. 40 reams consular cap, white or blue, trimmer and ruled, ^er ream 5. 10 reams legai rap, white or blue, trimmed am ruled, per ream 8. ff?n reams quarto post, white or blue, ruled va rious widths, per ream 7. ?> reams quarto post, extra superfine, thicl cream-la id, ruled, per ream 8. 25reains white vellum note paper.highW glazed hard calendered, lined and gilt, per ream 9. 15 reams Alhambra laid note paper, gilt edged lined, per ream 10. 10 reams buff note paper, lined, per ream 11. 15 reams flat cap, white or blue, unruled, pe ream 12. 75r"ams envelope, yellow or buff, royal, pe; ream 13. 170 ream* large brown envelope, per ream 14. 35 reams pink blotting, ner ream 15. 40dozen sheets patent blotting, perdozen sheeti 16. 12 sheets drawing paper, antiquarian, per sh?ei 17. 12 sheets drawing paper, double elephant, pei sheet 18. 25 sheets drawing pap?r, elephant, per sheet 19. 75 sheets drawing paper, royal, per sheet 20. 20<i sheets tracing paper, French, large size.pei sheet 21. ano y?r(jfl tracing cambric, per yard 22. 5,I0u binders' boards, 6'i by M*? inches, per C. Item. Class A'o. 2.?Knvelow^s. 1. 49^.000 adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, 01 huff, heavy. :i\ by 3*i inches, prr M 2. 6,000 adhesive envelopes, white, heavy, 10J? In 5 inches, per M 3. 36,Oiio adhesive envelopes, white or yellow, hea vy, letter, 6 hy 3>?, per M 4. 5.0U? a lheM ve uiivelup^s, card, per M 5. 8,0tJ0 adhesive envelopes, note, per M. Item. Class No. 3.?Pens. 1. 100 dozen cards Perry's pens, and of other man ufacturers, assorted, per dozen cards 2. 1,000 gross Perry's, Gillott's, or other good me tallic pens, per gross 3. 6,000 quills. No. 80, per M 4. 33 dozen gold pens, silver cases, and pencils, best quality, per dozen 5. 30 dozen gold pens, without cases, best quality, perdozen. Item. Class A'o. 4.? Pencils. 1. 14dozen ivory evur-poiiited penoils, large or small, with leads, per dozen 2. 425 dozen Faber's, or other good No. 1 to 4, or graduated, per dozen 3. 25 case, Faber's, Ac., polygnulos, graduated, per case 4. 62 dozen Faber's, Ac., red and blue pencils, per dozen r 5. 44 gross leads, beat quality, assorted, per grots. Class A'o. S.?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 ft Noyes ink, quarts, per dozen 4. 8fidozen Maynard & Noyes ink, pints, perdozen 5. 25 dozen copying 111k, quarts, perdozen 6. 5dozen best blue ink, quarts, per dozen Z* r???11 best French carmine ink,?>z., perdozen 8. 105 M seal wafers, Ust quality, red, No. 3, for office seal per M 9. 100 pounds West red wafers, oommon size, per miiihI 10. 2U)p?unds best extra super scarlet sealing wax, per pound. Class Ko.^.?Cutlery and Miscellaneous Articles. Item. 1. 40 dozen Rwdgers'sorother knives, four Mades, buck or pearl handle, per dozen 2. 15 dozen Rodger*'# ivory handle erasers, per dozen 3. 10 dozen Rodger*'* spring erasers, ivory han dles. per dozen 4. 6 dozen ivory wafer stamps, per dozen 5. 4 dozen office shears, extra, perdozen 6. 4 dozen office scissors, per dozen 1' i.00 dozen silk taste, in hanks, per dozen 8. 9<io dozen red tape, assorted, per dozen 9. 5 doznn paper weights, assorted, perdozen 10. 3" p. unds unprep-ired India rubber. per pound ii* prepared India rubber, per pound ! iL quarts best black sand, per quart 13. 20 pounds pounce, per pound U- ? dozen best Chinese India iuk, per dozen !?' 9,i^*UCA,.ni<,U h*11;Pencil#,assorted,perdozen lb. 2dozen saNe pencil*, assorted, per dozen 17. 4 dozen Osborne a or Newman's best water ool ors, per dozen 12' J0,,ru** bnen twine, per pound 19. 12 dozen mahogany rulers, round or Mat, 30 rn ehea long, per dozen * 20. 6 dozen lignumvitse rulers, round or flat, 30 in ot ?nche< dozen iV 2 P0"'"}* ''"?t quality sponge, per pound ? P.u,,"ds gum arable, per pound hrV.mhVT kIms jars, with ia in metallic tops, per dozen

< ,Y? T miJeilage in earthen or glass jars, with out brush or tops, perdozen ?>. l?i dozen pen-holclers, assorted per dozen A. b dozen wafer stand* or boxe*, cocoa, per dozen 2' sa,Ml ^^es, per dozen Sky 29-?d*tJune?1* ? ,Vory fo,Ueri' doxen' Pump making niiv iwmnu VVEL.L DIGOING. HOBBSfOn Hth etrnet, hetwaen I an<! K Sir??,1*-?? Prepared to cxecuto all orders for Pumps, yells. Cistern*, Ac., with promptnessand dispatch. All persons wishing *uch work done would do well to give him a call. All new work is insured for nine months, except leather boxes. je 9-eoSt * fTVICY BASKETS.?A large quantity of Fancy . Is, which were sent to our address from Paris by mistake, will b? sold at half-pri?? to cMiver the duty advances, for two weeks only,at the Music Uepot, ooruer of Pennsylvania aveuue. llth and 1) W. G. METZEROTT. je 2 IVOPHING NEW.?By author of John Halifax, rJ, C4ii "d get all the u?w Books tast as published, at FERGUgON'S, 486 Tth street. Insurance, &c. vmmmimm? FARMERS AND MECHANICS* INSURANCE COMPANY. OF PHILADELPHIA. Fiu,, abb Inland Inscrascb. Authorized Capital #1,150,000!!! Omn, Northwest coun or PnrainTAiiu Avenue and 17th Street, Washington. DIRECTORS. Hon. Ttoe. B. Floreuoe, Charles Dingee, George H. Armstrong, Thomas Manderfield. Charles A. Kubicam, Kdwnbd R. Helinbold, George Helmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. N'eall. Isaac Leeeh, Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, 1'resident. EDWARD R. HELMBOl.D, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 337 D street, opposite City Hall. John M. Thornton, corner 1st street and Virginia avenne, Island. Jaines Williams, No. 22 4X street. John Riggles, No. 501 IXh street, below Peons yl ?ama avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Captain J. P. Levy, No. 987 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Natieuai Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Tbomasoa. Authorized Capital and Assets.. 91,473,057 07 Assets ; ?523, W 07 ? Invested in Bonds, Mortgages, and Good Securities. The following statement exhibits the business and oondition oi the Company to November 1, 1856: Premium received on marine and inland risks to No | vember 1,1856 #2U,fi84 60 , Fire premium..... . 17R.7W 61 Interest on loan .... 8,704 47 I Total receipts f 400,186 6? Paid marine losses....? ..#64,427 04 Eaid fare losses - 38,737 39 xpenaes, salaries, and commis sions 45,489 00 ! Reinsurance, return premiums, and agency charges. 27,474 68 #177,138 61 Balance remaining with the Company. .#223,057 07 The Assets of the Company are as follows : Philadelphia city and oounty bonds #16,ft4ft 18 Railrnao bonds 11,000 00 I First mortgagee, real estate 143,500 00 i Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,40> no ! Girard and consolidation bunk stock 6,125 00 Deposited with Duncan, Sherman A Co., New York . 30,000 OQ Deterred payment on stock not yet due.... 97,700 no ! Notes for marine premiums 1W,<*)<> 58 Due from agents, secured by bonds 35,376 18 Premiums on policies recently issued, and debts itue the eoinpany... 36,470 38 Balance in bank 16,456 74 #523,057 07 The business of this Company will oompare favor ably with the most succeaaful similar institutions in the United States. From the 1st day of Augnst.1895, in fifteen months, up to the 1st day of November. 1856, the premiums aud interest received amounted to the large sum of four hundred thousand one hundred and eighty-five dollars and sixty-eight centt>, with the payment of losses and expenses of ooe hundred and seventy seven thousand one hundred and twenty-eight dol lars and sixty-one cent*. With these evidences of sueoess and good man agement, the Directors feel justified 111 soliciting a share of public patronage, believing that the security offered is ample, and that all fair claims will be ad justed more according to equity than legal technical ities. The Company is prepared to isane policies agahist loss or damage by fire on D WELL ISGS, FUKyiTURE, MILLS, MAN UFACTORIES. VTA RE HO US J?&, A" descriptions of BL lLDlNGSand their centcnta; or all kmos of MERCHANDISE, transported by Vessri*. Steamboats, Canal Boats, Railroads. aud the usual conveyances to or from any portion of EUROPE A\D AMERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS navigating the ? I Western Waters. j T?e rates of premium will be as low as other com 1 panies, and in fixing them every improvement in j j construction and arrangement will be taken iato oon t I sideratiun. 1 All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. f . * n.orx..w 18t corner Pennsylvania avenue and - 1 17th street, Washington City, D. C. Insurance may also b? eferted at ik* Home OJkre, northwest corner Walnut and Second streets, Philadelphia, And in other principal cities of the United Stafee by authorized n/fioers of the Company. ap 3 WASHINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY. CHARTERED BY COXURESS. Capital 771 #200,000 !H This Company is now prepared to reeeive appltaa f'-iP! fekliS8LJlANCJ? buildings, mer CMA.> UISK, Ac., at the usual City rates, without aiiy charge for Policy, at their Office, corner of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Washington City Savings Bank. _ . Directors, d Samuel Baoon, Robert Farnliam, James F. Haliday, in. Orine, Hudson Taylor, Francis Mohan, M. W. Gait. Beuj. Beall, J A MES C. McOLIRE, President. Grafton D. Hanson, Secretary. apll-ly U AN JUNGHOUSE OP ** CHUB# BROTHERS. Dxposits.?Deposite received and Checks paid without charge. Drafts on the northern seaboard citiesreceived on Deposit at par, and Exchange on ?aid titles furnished to depositors without cJuirge. Interest on Deposits.?Interest will allowed on Deposits at such ratos as may be agreed upon. Deposits is Virginia and I ncikkknt Monet. Deposits in \ lrginia and other Uncurrfent Money re ceived to be checked for, payable in samefuuds, or in specie, we charring the regular Exchange. Discounts.?Notes, DraTts.and Bills of Exohange will tadiscounted.nnri l^oans madeon Stocks, Bonds. an<l >ecurit;cs, at the market rate. / Letters of Credit.?Letters of Credit will be furnished, negotiable in the different Cities of the United States, on Deposit of Money or Collaterals, and interest allowed if Money is deposited, an<f charged if Collaterals, on such torms as may be agreed I'ravrliwo "Bills or ExmANOR.?Travelers will be furnished with drafts in such sums as may l>e de sired negotiable in the different Cities of the Union. MILLS AND LftTEKSOPCkeDIT0NES0LAND,Ikk ftRAW'l11'jiI of Exchange and Letters ar th? til* a!.w ' [,rel?nd and Europe,furnished at the market rate for Exohange, in sums to suit. Bonds, Stocxs, Ac.?Bonds, Stocks, and Securi ties paying from ? to !2 pr. cent., always for sale, or bought in the different Cities at a oommfcsion of a V pr. cent. \\ here stocks are Ixtught upon orders, we reserve the right to call for a deposit of 10 pr. cent on the cost. Bonds or Stocks will be ordered by tele graph. n$A'.LKfaP\c,Jr'JAni> ?TAT* Bonds.?Railroad, City, and State Bonds can be placed in our hands for negotiation, either in this oonntry or Europe. Rail road Iron purchased for cash or with Bonds. Land YV arrants.?Land Warrants bonghtat the market rates. All Warrants sold by us are guaran teed in every respect. Warrtats loaated on onmmission. I,and\\\ arrant quotations regularly firrmshed if re qnestea. Warrants will be forwarded to Western House* on orders, or sent for sale on oommission to responsible parties. Real Estate impanels.?Reel Estate bought and sold, and Insurances effected. Claims on United States. Court o? Claims. Congress.?Claimsion the United States, before the Court of Claims or Congress, intrusted to us, will be prosecuted bj prompt and able attorneys. ^ CHUBB BROTHERS, J*0 ? Opposite the Treasury. [YOTICE.-C. R. L. CROWN fc CO. are^I ir-oV1"* daiiy ,(]me "r the finest FURN1-|7\ Tl H h ever offered in this inarkit. which vtUL invite the attention of those in want, as we V'OI assure them they can save at least 10 per oent. / Tl Namely? ? Handsome carved marbie-top Bureaus and Tables Rosewood and walnut Tete-a-Tetea, Sofaa ardrobes. Chairs of all kinds. Cherry and poplar Tables. Mattreses. hair, oorn-top. and husk; ComforU. Blankets, Bedsteads, high and low-post. Rooking Chairs, cane and wood-seats. Cushions for Chairs Settees. Clocks of all kinds. Extension Tables, Sideboards, What-not. (.lasses of all kinds, some extra fiue Carpets. Cottage >ets. Rues, Waiters. Glass \\ are. Crockery Ware of all kinds Feather and Fancy Goodsof all kinds. we inv^ti th? S?l>f??nUfn5r""V? mention to which we 111 v ite the attention of housekeepers and others customers^6 l? ,el1 for ^ " topun5t?l | C. R. L. CROWN & CO., P S ~\\'a ?h?n??ri'i . ",r*et Rnd Penn. ave. Tuesdar I1 ^'2t,.nu^ our regular sales on evs^mr nd ^a,urday.botn morning and oui 'tor#* Consignments soli 01 ted, and in ail oa?es ad\Tuices made when required. *# .. , 0? R. L. C. St CO*, ap to-tf (Intel) A notion#*?. PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. ' near corner of 13rA Street. HATS, will hereafter make a dis count of I2)? per oent uj f count of 12X per oent upon the aotual market price, making theHat sold for 94 (and not unfrequently for #5)for( the low pnoe of fsJO. a slight varia tion in enality #3, ana for $2.50 a su- - perior quality for the money. To make this system effectual, he will keep no books, hut sell exclusive ly for Cash on Dili vert, which cannot flul being advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him to buy for oash aod sell at a small profit, meeting With no losses by bad debts. New Styles FELT HATS, CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Men, Boys, Misses and Infknts' wear. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. Call at 296 Pennsylvania Avenue, near eorner of 13th Street. ap 11-tf JOSEPH G A WLER, CABINETMAKER AND Undertaxer.?Ready made Cof-,?75 ? fins oonstantly on hand. Funerals at tended to, and interments procured in the different Cemeteries. Fnrnitnre of every de scription made to order. Old Furniture Repaired and Varnished. Ware-Rooms 182 Penn.avenee, be? tween 17th and Itth streets. marZVSm THE AUTHOR OF "JOHN HALIFAX. Gen tleinfn."?Nothing New, Tales. By this distin guished sathor; 5 > cents. Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia. By W Nliam C. Prime; 91.2S. The Students' Gibbon. Bjr William Smith. LL. D. Illustrated with one hundred engravings; $1. Just published and for sale at l?H WV*IWI T,.,'n on? nuoorfn rn^ra\ mrg- ^ Medicine*. '"iw.vziu&W&'LXif.y.v* 90 ptfM and 130 Cm Plain Mid Colored Lithogr??lu and Plata*. CTPRICK ONLY tk CENTS?pi \ZT &omtfrtt of r?MK I* mii ptu tk* Mm. Dr. M. B. La Croix's Physiological Visw of Mar riage. A new and rented edition of 290 pun aad ISO platen. Prioe tS cents a oopr. A popular aad oomareheneiTe treatise on the dutie* and casualties of single and married life?happy and froitfel ailisn oee, mode u( securing them? lufeiicKoa* and infer* Ule ones?their obviauon and removal?nervoas de bility, ita oauaea and care, by a prooess at uooe eo simple, safe, and effectual, that failure la impossible ?rules for daily management?an esaay on Seerma torrtea, with practical observations on asaflsrand more successful mode of treatmaat?sreeaationary hints on the evil results from empirical practice; to which is added commentaries on the diseases of fe males?from infancy to old age?each ease graphical ly illustrated by beautiful p.ates. It'poiats out the remediea for those self-inflicted miseries and disap pointed hopes so unfortunately prevalent in the young. It is a truthful adviser to the married, and those contemplating marriage, its perusal la parti o nlarly recommended to persons entertaining secret doubts of their ph>sicaJ condition, and who are eon bf addressing Dr. LA CROIX, (post paid.) Albany, New \ org, enolosing SsenU. ^N.B. Those who prsfer may ooaselt Doctor JLA CROIX.upon any of the diseases upon which his book trsats, either personally or by mail. His medi cines often cure in the snor^ space of six days, and completely and entirely eradicate all traces of those disorders which eopaiva and oubabe have so long been thought an antidote, to the rain of tfce health or the patient. His " French Secret" is Uis great oon tinental remedy for that class of disorder* which un fortunately, physicians treat with meroury, to the irretrievable destruction to the patient's constito tion, and whioh all the aarsaparilia i> the world can not cure, j?j7M)ffioe No. a Maiden Lane. Albany, N. Y. Thegreatest MEDICAL DISCOVERY OF THE AGE. Mr. Kk5>kdt, of Roxburv, has disoovered in one of our oommon pasture weeds a remedy that cure* IVgKT KIND or HUMOR, from Th*te?r$t Sero/ul* do ten to a common Pimple. He has tried it in over eleven hundred eases, and never failed exoept in two cases, both Thunder Hu mor. He has now in his possession over one hundred certificates of its value, all within twenty miles of Boston. IVlTuth warrantedto e?re a nursing Sore One to three bottles will cure the worst kind of Pimples on the Face. Two or three bottles will clear the system of Biles. Two bottles are warranted to oure fee worst Canker in the Mouth and Stomach. .T VY? bottles are warranted to cure the worst kind of Kryaipelas. One or two boitles are warranted to oareall Hu mor in the Eyes. Two bottles are warranted to cure Running of the Kara and Blotches amoug the Hair. Y our to six bottles are warranted to cure oorrupt and running Heers. One I Kittle will cur* Scaly Eruptions of the Skin. Twt> firthree botties are warranted to oure the worst kind of Ringworm. Two or th ree bottle* are warranted to oure the m2fi ">ost desperate ease of Rheumatism. Three to four bottle* are aarranted to oure Salt rnrum. ScrofSla* bottle* will oure the worst ease of benefit is always experienced from the first bot tle, and a perfect cure is warranted when the above quantity is taken. Not lung looks so improbable to thoee who have in vam tried all the wonderful medicines of the day. as innt a oommon weed growing on the pastures, and along old stone walls, should cure every humorintbe system ; yet it is a fcxod fact. If you nave a humor, it has to start. There are no IKS nor ANDS, huma ?or 55." 11 suiting some oases, bnCnot yours. I peddled over a thousand bottles of it in the vicinity i. w-0*fi0n" j ' know the effects of it in every case, it nas a.ready done some of the greatest etires ever done in .Massachusetts, i gave it to ch&iren a tear oid. oid peopie of tixty. 1 have seen poor, puny, wormy-looking ohildron. whose flesh was soft and I ottle' re,tored lo * **r*?ot of health by one ^ ??V 'n* who are subject to a sick headache, one J' cure ^ fives great relief in oizxinea*. Some who have taken it had a,M*''?v? been regulated Ujr },?. bar? the body is sound it works quit* easy, Tj,?* there is any derangeineut of the functiona oj na.ure, it will cause very singular frelinrs but you must not be alarmed; the* aiwaja disappear in Jterfts: dV? to " w<*k- ^bcr. |.:ne^C?Vo mit irom it; on the coutranr. w ien that f?elinr is none. you will feel yourself7!,ke a newpV.on* f t^t l ?'rnm.0 rt extravagant encomiums of it liiAt over man listened to. m?,nT own practioe I always kept it atrictly for ha mors?but since ita introduction as a genera, family medicine, great and wonderful virtues have been found in it that I never suspected. _)^tveral ^''"of epilcptic fits?a disease which was r?i.??r8,!l?redk ,rcura',le? h?v* c,jrwl 'T * in ?' ^haLl * ,ne':cJr lf "t will prove effeo ?i kCaaCB ewful malady?there are but JVhave seen more of it than 1 have. I know of several catses of Dropsy, all of them aged Liver6 iZ.1J t ?r r%L* var,?u* diseases offhe ^,?rJ,sia' Asthma. Fever V , ,n y*? Side, Diseases of the Spine, particularly m Disease* of the Kidney*. Ac., the eveTknuwn"8 * raorp lto?> *ny medioine oen geCft;^ugho7" ^ JO u X)?r?e/to*t/or Use.?Adult* one tab|e-*poonfu! children ov*r ten years dessert-sDoonful? children from five to eight y*ars, tea-spoof^I. As m _P O D y. No. 130 JTurrtn Street. Roxbury, Mastackusitts, Jr t i ' ? *1 Len,ha">, J. L. Ridwell. rnr ?>-jy THE PERUVIAN SYRUP havui* su?r*.\ri,!fw ^lat'erla' \f 0,rde,l, to which many S-scoverie* in l,,c Materia Meuicaars subjected, must now he rm~ ceived M stabli.hed medicine. W ^ r#* I T 8 E F F'CACV 1.^ CURING Ltvtrf prom, keuraltia, Bron It*? LHSB,mpitvS. Ttndtneitt, Disorder and ill "Jii./* ? Debility, jfitsfll P 3'*?w*'e? Tf1*'re a Tonic and Alterative medtetne ts beyond question aaThent?in '?emc,T Rr? "? numerous, *o well wtaenucatod,and of sucn peculiar charecter iiut JS.73 Zr* ^2J.?rSS?i'!iS fl/Thhnf?frDUL'an STruP not profess to be a r*re~ ?i.' - range is extensive, because man? due* "I he class of diseases for which the H?mn .rAmi i** n cure, is precisely that winch has soTVten bafl fled the highest order of medical skill. The fa<?tn ?Lnrl rffim the witnesses accessible, and the safety Th^r^.??Lt.he uncontrovertible. ^ w''? mft5r wish for an opinion from disinter ested persons respecting the eharacter of the ?*vru; tesffligasi"; C JL It D gmggaagt&SB. imwni those who have witnessed th*m L?e jH^ofeASApfeXTER. Samuel Mav," m d' THOMAS C. AMORY. ??n>?r ox_l ??d w N(TO 1CL FtNsi- TS ha,vf ? fe w of t hose cheap ??\iiM :r shJT8.o? hand, which I wish%aii^B( Sus? ?th"G '<*** KA?h.otQ? N?h??ii?""? ""i;,'.TyMfevV^ JNTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITES. MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES TRE^SSors^. Uoompunwtof S5dS' Pr' ?Ch"2b'"BsSfaER. BARROW t CO. U Cm,B. J- r-.; " DU POXTMI OUNPOVVDHR. I am all times supplied withall thevarions kinds of DU PONT'8 CUNPOWDER, and am prepared to supply the same many quantity to parties wanting, ?" "" m?" fc,u?Ue^Tl.?KRT KINO. Agent for the District of Columbia. No. ab High atraet, may 12-tf (Intel-AState*> Georgetown. D. C. gALTlMORE CITY MALT HOUSE. MALT FOR SALE.?The undersigned having recently Burcbaaed the CITY MALT HOUSE, oorner of \\ eat Fall* avenue and Block street, i would announce to his friends and the pulilio, that he ' baa it JH>w in full operation, with a large supply of M A LT for sale on uberal terms. my6-?n FRANCIS DENMEAD. Stock in the old dominion coal COMPANY. KANAWA COLNTV. TA. Subscriptions will he reoeirwl at the Bankiae i Hon** of Cbuhb Brother*, for the remaining atoek of the above company, being three hundred share*. The capital Block i* #lonJSo#_ldollarB.> of whioh > #70,001) haa been subscribed. The mines are nr>w preps red for aotive operations, and 6 per oent. in terest will be guaranteed upon the stock now offered for sale, by Uie original stockholders, for tbe period of two year*. in regaed to tbe*t?>ck,end iU prospers. known ifoa applieatioa to CHUBS t, t? pAWPSiPf s. am* Traveler!' Directory. "w*aH,"*To!' rnwmv. a.'^: COLLV ER will depart at the lollow-^^AK|v-? inc hours, on and after 3d May next s Ls*>e Alexandria, at 7, #S, 1W*. I*.*S,44*.and o'clock. Leave Washington,at 7tf.*X,U*, 1.?4.S*.aad7. The public ma) confidently rely on the U<*t Man lug at the lime advertised. One of the Boata will make a trip to MOUNT VERNON on Trtitn and Friday of eaak week, leaving Waetiinrfen at?o'clock a. ai. JOB CORSON, I UKO. T. HOWARD. \ Either Boat iuay lie chartered for ticBrit?ni ?t aaj time, on application to JOSKPH BRYAN, President of the Company, at his < ?toe, ? Paec. avenue. or to the Cattauia on hoard. ap ?-tf STEAMERURORtifi PAGE. JT*" ^ HOURS OF PEP AkTU RE. C-VW?^ I ,eave Alexandria at Ot. 7*,?, "hfvJWfckm.too at?. ft. 1 IK I V. 4,5S. 7. apan d EI.1.1^ L. PR/eft, (Sptaia DHAILY LINK FOR EDWARD*1' PERRY AND LEESBl KG, Vs.. Tia ibeespeaks and Ohio Canal ?The Packet Boats h R ^ . fc GO andSLC. MEIGS, will oomme,?~SE*Sffl| making dau* trips to the sbuve poinls,?^?^^** on Monday. March 35, leaving the and H. G. Ritter. (?sor|fto*n. D. C. sr?n m*>rn.i.f at7 o'clock, Sundaye excepted; through in eight hours: leaving Georgetown at .seven o'eloek la the moruinc. tha B??ats will arrive at the Great I-alls.of Washington Aqueduct, at Ma. m.. Seueea at Itm.. {?^wards' Ferr) at S p. m., where a sta?e will l? ,o readiness to couvet payseiigera to l^cai-arc. Vs. R-turning, leave Edwards' Ferry every day at r.ns o'clock in the moraine, and arriving in 6eorgetcwu |t lUDHt. Tlirougk Tick eta, #1.75. 1 ntermed at s points ?s follows > Great Falls or U ssbington Aeaaduet ? Ja of \N sefiinfton Aqueduct. v? Cints; Seneca. 76 oents; Edwarda* Ferry, #L12 eesburg, Virginia, inc.uding ooash. #1.75. JUea s served on the Boat* at moderate prioea. mar 3 W. H. A M. C RITTER QRANGE AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. Twioc Daily. (Sunda* nights excepted.) between WASHINGTON and the SOUTH, via ALEXAN DRIA, GORDONSVILI.E AND RICHMOND, DAN VILLI: and G R E EN SBO ROUGH. Laavaa Washington at a o'clock a. m. " Alexandria at 7>% o'clock a. ro. ?* Washington at 7 o'clock p. m. 14 Alexandria at ?>s o'clock p. m. Fare from Washington and A'exandna to Rich mond. $$ an. Itasgare Wagons will heat the Depot of the Washington 11 an road. to convey pas sengers and l*gg!tge to the Steamer GEO. PA'iK, for Alexandria, a distanoe of aix tunes, allowing ample time for meals. mar 7T-tf JAMES A. EVANS. Agent. NK 5\V ROUTE TO THE SOUTHWEST. MEMPHIS #? CHARLESTON RAILROAD COMPLETED?C0?l?rrCTl*0 Cknttaneo??, 7V?a.; Charleston. 9. C.: S?t am nah. Urn.; and all tk< XortAeastrrn eitits, srvig Memphis, less. The last oonnectinx link of Railroad bet wep MEW YORK ANDTHEMISSISSIPPI RIVER. This road -a now completed and opened fortherer ular transportation of Passengers and Freight, aid will afford more Expedition and leas Expense tha* an} other route between tha Northeast and Seutl - wast. Passengers an<l Shippers will take due not. -e thereof, and govern themsolves accordingly. Passenger Trains leave Stevenson daily at 2* o'clock, a. m.,(after the arrival of the tiains from Chattanooga and Memsh.s same day at 7 p. m.. connecting with First Ci?.?s Steam Packets to New Orleans, and all other iiapor tant points upon the Western Rivers.* Goods e>>n aigaed to Railroad Agents at Charleston cr Sa -an nah, will be forwarded to Memphis aad other points, by Express Freight Trains. Freight in charga of the Adams Expreae Com pany la carried over this route daily by tna I'ascea gertrains. F. C. ARMS .. Gaaaral Suparictai.ierit. HcKTsriu.*, (Ala.) April lit, ian. 'Throuch Ticket* to Memphis, Ac., sold at Wil mington, N. C,: Charleston.S. C.; Ancusta. Savan nah, Macon. Atlanta, and Columbus, Gaj Moatgoin err, Ala.; Cliattanooga. and Nashville. Tenn. To c^mnrot with the Western Trains on this n*d, passengers will take theercAl trains from Wilrnuy ton. N. C.; Augusta. Ga.;Cbwttanoofa and Nasliv.iis. Tenn.; and the day trains fmm Charleston *r><| Ktngaville. S. C.: and Atlanta. Ga. ap 7-tf I^HE NEW VOKK AND LIVERPOOL UNITED STATES MAIL STEALERS, The Shirt romprisint this Lin' are : - Tha ATLANTIC Capt. Oliver E'drid.a Tha BALTIC-.,-.-? Caft. Joseph Coins' r*. The ADRIATIC. Capt. James We?! Theac sinps having Iwen built Ity oont ract axpresi y for Government service, every care has been tak'ri in their construction, as also in their engines, to in sure strength and speed, and their accommodations for passengers are unequalled for elegance nad d ir. fort. Pnoe of peasage from New York to Liverpool, is first anbin. #I9Q; inseoonddo.. $75; exclusive uspuf extra sue state rooms, $Sib. From Liverpool t > N?w York, 3 and >? guineas. An experienced S?r geon attached to each ahip. No berths can liesecurH antil paid for. The ships of this hae have improved water-tight buik-heads. and to avoid danger fron ite will not croas the Banks eorth of 42 degreea lU aAer the 1st of August. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. FXOM MW YORK. rink LIVERPOOL. Saturday, Jan. 3..... 1SS7 Wednesday. Jan. 7 iWf Saturday, Jan. 17 1RS7 Wednesday , Jan.21 1X37 Saturday, Jan. SI Ifi57 Wednesday, Feb. 4 1**7 Saturday, Feb. 14... 1R57 J Wednesday. Feb. It t?Of Saturday. March 14.. 1R57 i Wedneaday, Mar. 4 1857 Saturday, April 11... 1R57 Wodnestda), Apnil :??fl Saturday, >Iay 9 1A57 WedneHday, AprilZk.cFI Saturday, MayS Ib57 Wednesday, >f.(y 27 IW Saturday. June S 11.97 Weilnesdav, Juuelu U0I Saturday, June an... Ii67 Wednesday. June*? 18f7 Saturday, July 4 .... 1857 Wednesday, July I IK.'* Saturday, July It 1857 I Wednesday. July 23 IftSI Eor freight or passage, apply to DWARD K. CCMLLIVS, No. *, Wall atreat. 'Vcw York ' BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO.. Lireryool. STEPHEN KEN'NARD A CO., No. JT. Ana F riars. London. B. G. WAIN WRIGHT A CO., Pane. The owners of these ships will i.ot be jieeoor.taba for gold, ailver, bullion, specie, jewelry, precious atonca or metals, unless lulls of lading arc signed therefor and tha vaiue there*! expressed thereiu fob S ?po ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. JOHN TOBIAS. PRACTICAL OPTICIAN, wishes to call "tha at tent.on of all tkstiw sufler with defective sight, aaused ly agt. sick ness, and rartioulariy from cissses miidiw??if ?J his superior SPECTACLES and GLASS ES carefully ground by himself to a true spheru-ai accuracy, andbri 11 lant transparency, sui'd preci** ly and beneficially to the wearer, aoeordmg t<> the donmvitv or oonvexity of the eye. Very nnm?"ou? are the ill effecta caused to the precious or?aii of sight from the oominancement of asing giasse* id not being precisely suited, by the use of aa Optom> ? ter; and the practice of many tears enables hunt?? measure the focal disease of the eyes, and suck glasses that are absolute!? required will W furnuh ed with precision and aatislactioa. JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very liherv aneouragemant already obtained, and further ao.iect the patrouage of those wuo have not yet availed themsolves of his aid. Peraons that oaanot conveniently oall,by sending the glasses in use, and state how many inches they can read this print with their spectacles, can be sup plied with such as will improve their aicht. Innumerable testimonials to be acen ; and referen oea given to many who have derived the greatest ease and oomfort frovi hia glaaaes. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No 512 Seventh street, three doorafrom Odd Fallows' Ha.*, up stairs. ? Norfolk, September 7.1*54. Sir: Tha Speotacles you made for me suit very wall, and seem to have improved my sight mora than any other I liave lately tried. LITT. W. TAZEWELL. I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr. Tobias, and find them of greatassistanoe to my sight, and corresponding with his description of the fooua. I recommend kim as a skilful optieian. HENRY A. WISE. Having been induoed by a friend to viait the estab liahment of Mr. Tobias for the pnrpose oftryir** kia glasses. I waa furnished by him with a pair slightly eolored blue, which ha'-e afiorded me mora relief and gratification than any I have ever tried. My eight, originally very good, waa injured b) writ ing and reading at night, frequently to a very late hour; but with the aid of rh??e glMses I ca.\ stu<1y almost aa late as ever, and that too withoat the psm 1 have previously sutlered. JOHN WILSON, _ ? IeU Commissioner Gen'l Laud Olr.oa. Dee. 11, 1&56. I have nsed Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleasure iu eayiot: that I am mnoh pleased with them. I have l?eeo much benefited by them. GEO. P. SCARBI RGH. Ma* 5th. ISM. KI waa reoommended to Mr. John Tobias as a skn l optician ; and as I have eyes of remarkable pecu inty, I was gratified to find that Mr. ToUae ?eetn ed to comprehend tham by inspection andaoine slight measurement, and he has mada me a aair of Specta eles that suits ma admirably. A. T. BUtLeR. July 11, 1856. ,, . Wilhimotor. N. C.. Jan. 17,1R54. Mr. J. Tolnaa. De?r Sir: I am happy to sav that the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequality in the viiual range of my eyea. I have heretofore found great difficult* in cettinc glaeses of the proper foeal distance. It affords me pleasure to slats that.b? the aid of your optometer, this diffioalty has been bapp< ly obviated, no that the * lasses you furnished me are aeoidcdly the best adapted to my eyeaofaity 1 have ?ver yet used. Very respectfully,youra. R. B. DRAWS. Rector of St. James's Parish. Department or Irtrkior. May t, 1M6. From natural defects and the unequal range of my eyas, I have been compelled to use glasses for seve ral years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my eyes. Four months since Mr.Tobias made two pairs especially for aae, which I Itave foaad to aerve me perfectly. By the uae of hia optometer he ia enabled te adapt glaaaea moat minutely te the eye. I moat cheerfully r*o?miReBdI Mr. Tohiaa to all having oooaaion te use glassea, and bear m> testimony as to his skill as m optician. HFNRV ft. BALDWIN. Aaa't Sec'y to atgn Land Wananta. KLR GLASSES, and many othsa articles in iU> line at very low prioea eoaatantly on uaod. to MtLAl'WiUHr FOR NOTION*