Newspaper of Evening Star, June 30, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 30, 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. rhino. it;oi5?. mii. ttoMtrtoini invsntsd slstp i Panaa aaid, and w ay I; iiu, also, tltfft hs did*'t keep .ivsry to himself; or try Ira lucky iitiinw night? t by - patent riffctr' ma who first invented sleep (1 realty ?u': v. .J the iteration: But r,sat the man with corsesload end deep, W aate'er the rosoiU'a oams.oeage, or atati g ? ? - ? , _ . IWVVM a HWUVi VT uf lf*t I OB I Who first invontsd.and went round advising, Tbaiartifteiai out-otf?fcariy R iaing! " Rim with the lark, and with the lark to bed Observes amne solemn sentimental owl. Maxima like theeeare very chea?lr said; But, ere you make yourself a tool oc low!. Pray just inquire about the rise?and fall, Asa whether larks hare any beds at all The '* time for honest folks to be abed," la in the morning, if 1 reason right: And he who cannot keep hta precious head I'eon his pillow till it a fairly light. find eo enjoy hia forty morning-winka, s up to knavery ; or else?he drinks ! Thomson, who anoz about the "Seasons." aaid It was a glerioua thing to rtte in season. Bat then he said it?lying?in his bed At ten o'clock a. m.?the very reason He wrote so oharmmgly. The simple tact is, His preaching wasn't sanctioned by his practice. 'Tis. doubtless, well to be sometimes awake Awake to duty, and awake to truth? But when, alas! a moe review we take Of our best deeds and days, we hnd, in sootb. The hours that leave the ((lightest cnuse to weep Are those who passed in childhood, or?aaleep! 'Tie beautiful to leave the world awhile For the soft visions of the gentle night; And free, at last, from mortal care <>r guile. To Uve, aa only in the angles' sight. In aleep's sweet realm so cosily snut in, Where, at the worst, we only dream of ain ! Ho, let us sleep. and give the maker praiae. 1 like the lad who, whon bia father thought To dip lna morning nap by hackneyed phraae Of vagrant worm by early songater caught, Criad. 'raerred him right!?it'a not at all surprising? The worm was punished, air. for sarly riaing !" [Putnmm'a Monthly for July. Tub Spiritual Experiments. Invoked by the recent sharp criticisms of the Boston Courier, were commenced in a room in the Albion build ing. on Tremont street, yesterday afternoon, and are to be continued for several days, or until some satisfactory conclusions may be reached.. We have a sketch of the session 'this morning?from what we will term a " clairvoyant " source?it being entirely independent of all persons present ?but which we know to be perfertly reliable. The spiritualiats formed a 41 circle " compris ing thirteen members, including the celebrated Fox girls, Mr. Allen Putnam of Roxhury, Mr. Robert Carter, late of the Atlas and Traveller, a representative of Judge Edmonds of New York, Mr. 0. A. Redman, and others. The "skeptics" present were Profs. Pierce. Agaasiz, Wyman, Horsford and Gould, and Hon. George Lunt. who represented the Courier, hav ing (according to our correspondent) a check in his pocket for &5t4), payable to the spirits in case tbey fairly triumph in the contest. It will be seen that the " circle " have the nu merical advantage over their opponents by more than two to one After some *' tappings'" ha?l been heard, one of the Profess4^ asaed how they were produced, and the answer was that the spi rits could not account for them. Prof. Pierce then called In oue of his students, who, without pretending to be a spiritualist, also firoduced the "rappings" quite as successfully as he other side. 1 Some attempts at moving a table withont visi ble agency were made, but failed?as did also some attempts at gettlflg written communications from spirits?the excuse being that the latter were overawed by tbeopposing elements present. From all the doings this forenoon our "clair voyant1" was not specially Impressed that any re markable feats were performed, and has very nearly already come to the conclusion that ??the spirits" are ha.dlyupto the standard of Blitx and Alexander for marvels. He is free to say, however, that the Cambridge Committee act with the utmost fairness towards the performers, allowing them every facility ask ed in any form for the sake of arriving at the tiuth. Barton Transcript, June 26. Dosoiso a Pistol Ball.?In the Mayor's court, an the -23d, George Booth, quite an old inan, was charged with shooting a pistol at James Thayer, on Mondav evening. Thayer bad ad ? ministered a whipping to one of Booth's child ren that morning, and was met on ??Turnip Al ley, (West Ward) in the afternoon by Mm Booth woo in revenge for the damage done to Bobby's breeches. became pugnacious, broke an umbrella over his head, ana struck him with that favorite warlike instrument, a brick. Her husband then came up. and when within a few steps of Thay er. fired a pistol at his head, the contents of wnicb, honor tohis agility, he dodged. Thecase was committed to the Grand Jury, and Booth re quired to enter cognizance in the sum of 3200 Thayer was bound over in the sum of *11)0.? Petersburg Correspond? nre of the Ritkmond Des patch. ID" A large iron jail is being built at Cincin nati for Carrollton. Aiississippi. rrr The State Bank of Troy has declared a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent. (ff? New York adds about 2.500 houses annu ally to its extent, at an estimated cost of of S30, WjW. {[T Within a few weeks the Rev B Hutch Ins, of Albion. 111.; lias lost eight children, all of tnem Laving died from scarlet fever. The steamboat General McDonald has commenced her trips between Philadelphia and Cape May. irr A genuine salt water Mackerel was caught "with a hook and line in Lake Ontario, near Os wego, on Saturday last rrr The hotels of Saratoga begin to fill up. The arrivals there on Thursday were over oue hun dred. irr Dispatches from Stockholm state that the health or tLe king of Sweden was causing great uneasiness.?Exchange. His sickness, we suppose, would cause lots of satisfaction ? Bostom Pott. fTT" Estates in the environs of Boston have been sotd at a very low figure, and in a great many cases at a ruinous loss to the owners. The causes of this decline are manifest, the principal cause being the dullness and almost complete stagnation of business, then the rise of fares on the railroads, the severity of our last winters, and the great buildiug operations at the south part of the city, which have supplied the new demands fur houses. A LI of these causes operate to lessen the demand for suburban property, and forced sales at the present lime are at low rates .? Boston Traveller. U7~ Sir John Bowring. the British Ambassa dor to China, who, by the way, wrote ''Watch man, tell us of the night,'- as well a* many other eharming pleiees of church psalmody, ls'said to be not oxuv a very eccentric, nut a very opinion ated man.' On one occasion he wu animadvert ing upon the -'wickedness," as be expressed it, of the marriage service as prescribed by the Chorch of England. "Look at it," said he? ??with this ring 1 thee wed?that's sorcery ; with my body I thee worship?that's idolatry, and with all my worldly goods 1 thee endow?that's a lie." ARRIVALS AT THE HOTELS. BROWNS' HOTEL ?J V Winston. O; Miss L Taylor, O: E H Jackson. Md; T 11 Jackson, do: J A Janvier, Va: Miss M Janvier, do; Mis* J Janvier, do; J L Grav and ladv. Pa; B Whitney snddaughter. NY; G D Tewksburg, Md. F Cil )oo. NT; H M Moore. BT: W Overton, Ky; II Murphy. Vs: J D Murphy, do; S D llaslip. do: W Hartlev. do: P A Strickland. Tenn; Miss P M Forbes. Md; Miss A G Harris. do; Miss Harris. J H Stwnestreet. do; J G Harris, do; G W Cull, Fla; J P Sanderson, do; J E Stevenson, NY; R M Bimonsand lady, SC; W King, Ga; F King, 4c: MissKln^.do- Mi? ? J? * xia j u Kalney, I'SN; W Beit, Md; J Starr, N; J; B W Parkhurst, NY; A MacWilliains, SC; WILLARD3' HOTEL ? Maj T Sparks. Md; R Campbell, do; L Dyne, fy, La. Miss Lastrases. do; J B Buchanan, Pa, F Peters, do; J Aleston. SC; A Dupre. La; M;?s C Mixton, Va; Miss J Mixon, do; G II Ives. Pa, W Sinclair, L'SN; Miss Wells. NY; Mrs Parsell. do; H Dellews, Md; II Legray. Pa; J B fiarine, NY; J Holbrook, do; P Weed', ly. Mo; J II Ferguson, Md; W A Seely, N V; T M Taylor, do; Col Monroe,ao; J F Porte otw. SC; E B March, DC; H C Nesmitb, VY; J T Scbenck, I'SN; A C:tse. do; Purser Gibson do; S N Constock, NY; J Cederson, ly. do; J as Smith, do. KIRK WOOD HOUSE.?S Falsom, CN; D F Dulaav, Va; J Veston. Mo; Dr. J R Coleman. Miss; B R llai.d. I'SN; J Falklnburgh, NJ; W H Dulany. Va; J C Gunriell, do; D Hages, Md; A Muss, Ya: A F Rice, do; W F Traverse. Mdi J S French. Va; R C D Mann NC; S M McGraw Dl, TFC i'iplete. do; W Stoddard. Pa; G W Mason. NY; I. Lawreiic**, Dr. Brownvllle. NY; KB Brown. MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. F Ho* THE 1" -SITED STATES, Sl'dMir}. l.eare. For. Dnft. Hansa New York,.Bremen.....June29 Earops Boston Liverpool... .July 1 Ericsson New Vuik..l.iver|MK>l.. ..July 4 North Star. New York. .Bremen,ke .. Jnly 4 Hermann New York..Bremen,Ac..July 11 Ebinburg New York..Glasgow....July 11 Fbox Ecbopb. Constitution.... Antwerp ...New York..June 18 Clay Baltimore . Liverpool.. New York..June Edinburg Glasgow....New York..June 17 Niagara Liverpool. ..Bo?ton June2l Columbia Liverpool...New York ..June24 qjrtu of Souih.Souttid'pton New York..Jnne24 Arabia Liverpool. ..New York..June27 The California Mall Steamers leave New York Ob tfcr 5(h and 9Xh of rr.cb month. MaoelUuteotti. PROPOSALS PO* STATIONERY.W" JU?MM DirAKTMKKT, Mav 4. 1857. BSfLCD PaorosALS far furnishing the Stationery required by this Department during the fiscal year _ _ . ? . _j received until IS o'clock, tae?th day of Juno aext. Those unaooorn tejued by satisfactory testimonials of ability to ful fill the oontraot will not be considered,and contract* *? ?oly be awarded to eetabtished manufacturers of or dealers in the articles. ..All the articles most he of the very best quality of their kind, and samples as hereinafter specified .must accompany each bid. The of the party to whom the contract may be awarded, will be paia lor hy the Department; the others will be returned to the respective bidders. Ao bid will be considered unlets tke articles a-rompnnyini it art of ike very best quality, and suited to the wants of the Department. Kach propoeal must be signed by the individual or hrra making it, and must specify a prioe, and but one prtee. for each and every artiole contained in tha iche<j uie. All the artieles furnished will be required to be like the samplea submitted, which will be retained for oomparieon, and delivered without delay whan ordered to the satiafaction of the head of the office for which they are required. The Department reserves the right ef ordering a greater or less quantity of each and every artiole contracted for, as the public servioe may require. Supplying an inferior artiole at any time will be deemed suAoient cause forthwith to annul the oon trsot? Bonds, with approved security, to be given by the persons contracting ; and in case of a failure to sup ''I'Lii u lh? contraqtor and sureties shall be liable for the forfeiture specified in such bond as liquidated damages. The subjoined list specifies, as nearly as can now r ?i,n''.th? amount, quality, and description of each of the kinds of articles required. i. i Ci.ass No. 1.?Paper. Item 1. 100 reams lolio post. satin tinish, faint-lined, tnmmed, of the very first quality V. 1?J reams white-cap paper, hand-made, aatin finish, faint-lined, and trimmed, of the very best quality 3. 50 reams white-cap paper, hand-made, satin finished, of the very best quality 4. 30 reams white cap paper, machine mode, iaint-lined, and trimmed, of the best qual Ity 5. 10 reams white oap paper, plain, hand made, famt-hned, ana trimmed, of the best qual 6. 10 reams Plain oap paper, white, machine made, faint -luted, and trimmed.of the best quality 7. a> reams oap paper, bfUe laid, hand made, faint-luied. garden pattern, commonly known as deepatoh or consular paper, of the very best quality S. SO reams white law oap paper, satin finish, heavy, hand made, faint-lined, and tnm . u? the ver> h*"1 quality 9. 500 reams quarto post, nand made, white, highly glazed, and hard calendered, faint lined on three sides, and of the very best quality 10. 100 reams quarto post, machine made, white, plain, faint-lined on three aides, of the best quality 11. 20 reams quarto post, liand-made, white, highly glazed, and hard calendered, fnint lined four sides,and of the very best qual ity 12.30 reams quarto post, French, faint-lined three sides, of the very best quality 13. 50 reams white vellum note paper, nighly glazed, hard calendered, faint-lined, gilt edzed on three sides, of the very best quality 14. 50 reams white-laid note pnper, gilt-edjed, highly glazed, and hard calendered, of the very best quality 15. 30 reams heavy hand-iuade .white medium paper, for books, of the very beat quality 16. 30 reams heavy haml-made white royal paper, for books, of the very beat quality 17. 20 reams heavy hand-inade white super royal paper, for books, of the very best quality 13. 100 reams copying paper of the very best quality, color, and style 19. 50 reanis heavy highly glazed and hard-cal endered envelope paper, royal, yellow, or buff, of the very be^t quality 30. 50 reams heavy envelope paper, super-royal. Lard-calendered and highly glazed, yellow or buff, of the very best quality 21. 50 reanu large brown envelope paper of the l*est quantv. strong and well made 22. 30 reams royal blotting pnper of the very best quality, style, and color. Finch item of the aUive class must be accompanied with a sample of half a ream, <?r one package, when not packed in half reams, and the bids must state the price per ream delivered at the Department. Clam 2.?Knrelopes. item 1. 500 adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, or bufi-oolored, heavy, smoth, and thick, with full pockets, official sizes, of the three following sizes: 8H by 3??. 9 by 4,and 10 by 4 inches ; price to e named for each size of the best quality that is made. 2. 100 lull-pocket adhesive envelopes, of the proper size for quarto post, white, yel low, or buff, heavy, smooth, and thick, of the very l>est quality. S. 100 full-pocket adhesive envelopes, of the proper size for the note paper, white, yel low, or buff, heavy, smooth Jand thick, of the very best quality. Each color of each item of the above class must l?e accompanied by a sample of one package. \ price must be stated for each size and color, l'hey must all be made adhesive, and gummed a proper dis tance each side of the centre lappels, with full pock ets. and the lower lappeis well and securely gummed to the pocket. Class 3.?Pent. Item). 10 dozen gold pens of the best kind and qual ity manufactured. 2. 10 dozen gold pens in silver cases, with ever-pointedp.'ncels ol the best kindjand quality manufactured. 3. 300 dozen cards ferry's l>eat metalio pens, price to t>e per dozen cards. 4. SO dozen steel pens of the l?*t makers and quality. 5. 50 dozen piatina pens. 7. 50 dozen aiat>ata pens. b. a) m quills of the very best quality. !?. 2li dozen bronze imitation quill pens. For all the irema ot class 3. except item 3, in the above class, the bidder is not restricted to a particu lar manufacture, but samples of different makers, with the price ot each, ma> he snbmitted. and the de partment will select which it deems the best, the price, quality, and fitness lor the service Leutg all considered. ? ClAMNo. 4.-Pl?ri'||i Itein 1. 300 dozen Faher'a tiest black lead pencils, Nua. 1,2, and 3 2. 300 d?Wen of the l>est quality of black lead pencils, without refureace to the inaker'a name S. 30 dozen red and blue lead pencils of tha best quality 4. 28 dczen ivory propolling pencils, of Mears, or others ol like quality, with bo* of lead for each. One dozen of eaoh kind of class 4 must be submit ted as samples. Class 5.?Ink, Ink Stands, and Wafm. Iteml. 12dozen Fry's improved patent American inkstands 2. 12 dozen cast-iron inkstands 3. 12 dozen red inkstands with ground gloss stoppers 4. 20 rations best ink, the department to have the choice of the maker 5. 300 quart bottles of the best copying ink, sample bottle to be submitted, of the best quality made 6. 300 quart bottles of the best black ink 7. 5 gallons best red ink, the department to have the choice of the market 8. 100 bottles best lilue ink, sample to be sub mitted 9. 300 bottles carmine ink, French small size, in glass bottles, with ground-glass stop pers 10. 1 j00" Large red wafers for department seal 11. loo pounds wafers, common size, best quality, red 12. 100 pounds best extra superfine scarlet seal ing-wax. . For all the articles in class h suitable and oonven ie it samples must be submitted, with price attached to each. Class 6?Cutlery and Miscellaneous Articles. Item 1. 20dozen Rodxers's A Sons, ?r equal, genu _ jne spnnrferasers with ivory handler 2. 50 dozen Rodxers's & Sons, or equal, four Haded knives, with Mae and pearl handles 3. 12 dozen ivory-handled wafer stamps 4. 6 do large office shears of the very >>est quality 5. 6 dozen office scissors of the very l*ist qual ?ty , 6. ion gpoois of the best quality of red linen tape 7. loo dozen of the best quality of red linen tape 8. 50 dozen silk tape of assorted colors, in hanks ?. 6 dozen ivory pounce lioxes 1??. 8 dozen ligntimvit* pounce boxes 11. 6 dozen cocoa or l>ox and sand boxes of the >>est shape and quality 12. 6 dozen c??coa or box and wafer boxes of the best shape and uuality 13k 50 pounds prepared India rubber, of suitable sizes 14. 200 quarts black sand 15. 5rt ounces pounce 16. 2oo pounds strong linen twine 17. 12 dozen round rulers, as toned 18. 12 dozen flat rulera, assorted 19. 2" doseu 9-mch ivory folders 20. 50 dozen rosewood pen-holders 21. 50 dozen elastic pen-holders 22. 5o dozen lerrel pen-holders 23. 50 dozen pen-holders, assorted 24. 5n boxes small erlets, French 25. 25 boxes large ejrlets, French 2B. 10 dozen steel-lipped pen handles may b-lawtSith^June JNTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOBITEsT MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES CHUBR BROTHERS, BANKERS, Opposite tke Trtasury. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. Washington, is oomposed of CHAS.Sr. J. CHUBB, rt p THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHER, BARROW A CO., Davenport, Iowa, is oomposed of CH AS. St. J. CHUBB, ALEX'R II. BARROVV, Jan 27?tf WM. IL DOUGAL. Table cutlery and plated ware Ivory Handle Tableand Dessert Knives Knives and Forks, awl fervors of the finest quality. A1 hata Forks and Spoons, Cups, Goblets, Castors,Tea Sets.Cake Baskets, Waiters, Butter Coolers, Doub le Ioe Pitchers, extra plated. Prices low. je3 G. FRANCIS. 4907th St. iU FONT'S GUNPOWDER. DiU FONT'S GUNPOWDER. ' I am all times supplied with all the various kinds of DU PONTS GUNPOWDER, and am prepared Jtity topurtiea wan .BERT KINO, triot or Columbia, No.36 H'gh street . I am prepared to snppiy the same in any quantity topurtiea wanting, on the most favorable terms. W. ALI Agent for the Distr . - ? No. 36 H'gh street, my lt-tf (Tntel.AStates) Georgetown. D. C. 17ANCY BASKETS.?A large quantity of Fancy r Baskets, which were aent to our address from Paris by mistake, will be sold at haif-prioe to oover the duty advanoes. for two weeks only .at the Muaio Depot, corner o!'Pennsylvania avenue, nth and D streets. W, 0. METZEKOTT, j?3 Miscellaneous. SHILLINGTON HAS RECEIVED PIT nam'i Magnzir.e for July. Graham's Magazine for July. Ladies' .National Magazine for July. Ballou's Dollar Monthly tor July. New Vork Journal for July. The great Pictorial Brother Jonathan for the 4th of July, full of illustrations. All the Newspapers. Magazines, and everything in the Stationery fmo kept constant It on hand. auil for sale at JOS. SHILLINGTON'S, Bookstore, Odeoo Building, je 17 corner street and Penn. avenue. NOTICE?NOT ICR.?1 have a few of those ch<-M TOI LET SETS on hand, which I wuh^p?T to olose out. and will sell at ooit. AIso.j GOBLETS and other GLASS WARE, that! sSSmTC'gMnf f'Sr0? - C^frees, approvod 3d March. I8S7 'V *k* ?? of Bfefcttaasteat Ssnsspi s& t?. nftlT" Wrork?wUki 4Sw!2S nXu niS?i*bTs;s.';ffi!air',rori,ioM*'11 ?? '?? ,m.'to'ff i'i&'iK'Jl"i?,f?!6 "i, mt. in the pmposaL al1 the ?"?er objects included to th* commandant of nny mvr ! liZt the 1,81 ofataSeaa!* {?& 1 .^^,r^ws?T^nvl,rafrn*',,ch j 'W8ht of armament to be provided fnr ?* >k> diss[ aoemont will ho m tons ol 2? iSM? ,n th? a?n?r a "^P'wnpnt of officers and men will he ????ToWo",iS fcraSSnt nh?,ve^ hel<i?ul"me. 'OTre8t port 8,11 to >" ? '??? Ors*to tl?P-<>1-'eLt,o b*Ctte(l to hoist up; and the boil SJ* nS L ch,mDer? *> that the ship whfd^she^a intended. * CrU"er Um,er ",l' f,,r s?Tyhfob?,mDrirTelhL,''t,e tbS ,,me considered neces ..T?hSb?,'?1h.f ?K""' tunc t he greatest numlier of advantages will l>e se ected.and the prico must the approval f,f I SS& .T!?,S!&.13? \ IJMTED STATES PATENT OFFICE; n ?u . -. ashiicctox. Jwie22,1&S7. On the petition of Joseph Battin, of Philadelphia ?n "vi'anri.'r ;,s;K;.%r ? w'"cht,Us nnnir . J k 1 'and"all persons are notified to ta,<' used at the said hearing must ho taken awVffransmit ted in accordance with the rules of the Oihrp ?hi/>i> w.U be furnished on application 'wh!ch nfS?nlltl|nKMir.,n the cane wiirbe closed on the 11th s& wa,ws;z sa vSfeft 8'?<\ that this notice ho published in the tnn T r 1 nue,irr' andiitar. Washing PK.^?fi?i?k" ??PU%J5*^ Baltimore. Md.; Argus sssrsytTrf'bssi0? "? ",e ??' <* *wo-b? CHARLES MASON. I? a t* i*. r. Commissioner of Patents. ?" ^?~?<,?or? of the above papers will rltinemnv TJNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ? . ashingtox, June25. law. On the petition of Henry Burt, of Newark, New Jeraey, praying for the extension of a patent granted neitn!Bl5,k??,:i,,Snep,^lk,rJ. '"?? 'or an lmprov? ment in knitting machines,'' tor seven \ears from th? *rV ?M"ltP"t8,lt? * hich take's place on the 2f? daj of September, IHfi7? Pat?.%nIwiir~ *'hat the s.nil petition be hoard at the '"I Monday. tl.o Hih of September next, at o clock m.: and all persons are northed to appearand kIiow cause, if a,,T theyhave w triad petition ought not to |? granted. ' * 1 * ^r>ons opposing the extension are required to hie n the Patent Olfice their o^ech?T,,s?;uec^lU ?et lorth in writine. at least twenty days before tho day uueTatTi* ' ? I f,"t"non> hied t?y either party to t,e used at the said hearing must Iks taken and rran^init "f00'^"WBwith tlie rules oi the oihoe whirt. '!<l lurnisheil ori aiipiicntion. ^.i'1 hp testimony in tho ca^e will l.e closed on the 4th ol Stptemhor; depositions and other papers relud up"ii n.i teitimony must be filed in tne Othee on ur before th.-? morning of that day; the aris if any, withm ten davs thereafter., .i Ordered, also, that tins notic* be published in the National Iiitelhgencer, fnion. an.f kvenir.s Star! Washington, D. C.; Republican, Baltitnoro, Mnr> v?ll v-,<l1? J 'i'^n- Harrishurg, Pa.: Daily #^nA? ?'? eT ) ?r,k' 80,1 ''0!,t. Boston. Mass.; 1 for three successive weeks previous to the 14th day ol September next, the day ol hearing charles Mason, u o ?*j. , . Com'r of Patents. r. >. f.ditors of the almve papers will ciease con* and send their bills to the Patent Office, with a pap^ containing this notice. je2G-law3w RVmT^'^V/aV'V^'i'r^rwr-1 A''or sale at the CI I > MALT HOLSL. oorncr of Weat Falls avenue and Block street, Baltimore, Md. may o-ly Rectifying establishmentT dersigne4l takes this method of inform nmUuiH-w hftcd up a K ECT1F \ fNu ES 'I1 h,li c,tJ? and is now prepared to supply all those who may favor him with their custom. He has on hand a Targe stock of Braadiei ('in. \\ ines. and Old Whiskeys, whieh he can self at as low a figure as they can l>e purchased for ei ther in Baltimore or PhiJadelplua. > ? "? The subscnl^r ha? also on hand a large lot of I* oreign and Domestio Ci?ars. s fan qf , i'ETER FAGAN, tan 14-fim No. ftfi Louisiana av.e. near inrn st. ^TAMPED ENVELOPES. H#i?l?HPn,rJ~PrriCKnM*PAt?"T' ,,IaT 3n, 1R57. ?i proposals will l>e received until 3. n. in of fJrmi v'fl?*'* . ?f"lyr?lBXt ^"r fiirniKhiii^ all tkeslainf riod of foS^Vearsf?^'1"18"1 ",a> re<lu,ro for " No. 1, or note size, by 4*^ inches, or white pa w^eLri 'ettf 8iz5' 3'4' ,,y inches, of buff or ai inay b^ ordered"U? proP4'rtlou" of butf a,ilJ white w^r? 3,??r ??*?? Vi by 8\ inches, bufTor quireJ. "" Pf0I"Jrtl0",' either as may be re hoLr.'|,?r.'raJi rre a's? ,nv'?ed for furnishing straw I^V*i ^M? .J[7rPacklli5 Parcel* of envelopes of inn of 1ft to ajV5i. * ooden cases for packing parcels ?Ji,5ernvelo'>"^ "> the l^nt manner, of ^Tt[,?LHp?rOV I?lial'ty. maiiiiiactured specially for the purpose, and such water nia*ks as the Post master General niav direct. They mu't lw gummed for soaliiif, at least 2,^ inches on the point, Imnded in Parcels of 25. packed without chargePfor pick,ng jin furnished complete and ready f.,r use m such o.wn iSSTe?.".''"a5r r6<,U,red ,0 SU 1 he orders of (K)?t w'" furnish the ad aress lor each parcel, which is to be pasted on the 'ri,?y/i "'auufacturer without charge, "f w?njboiiin({ tho postaKe stamps on fh# envelopes are to !>e executed in the I^sf si vie a,,H they are to tie provided, renewed, and kept m order at the expense of the contractor. P w?h t hV.'r?to furnish samples of paper. With their bids, of the quality they intend to use in furnwh?U '* 11,8 enveIoP6s th?y propose to Bond and security will be required for the faithful performance of the contract, and payments under it will be made quarterly. Price. onaVrv and the sufficiency of the bidder will fx* considered ogether in awarding the contract: and the Po.tSS wKoV?!?!!^! reBkrne5 lo himself tAe right to annul it whenever he shall discover that the same or ?n? part of it is offered for sale in the market for th^ ??nf.?pecr^,0n : aml he wU1 ln no ense sa!ic lil .? transfer of the contract to any party who shall be. in hia opinion, less able and qualified than the Xi'v'Sf VnSf::,:?. "ShfJ" a;?ra sffioSr. * to i"rf",m rh? uuml-er of envelopes issued to postmaRtera in the *?%r?y<ui7 varoh ,w-?-ffiwn 61,7(4) " 2, " ia 7r<>i0 ? 3 m *fi .. Postmaster Genetal, Poat Office D^nrn^S"J',Uiit je 1-dtjyG AARON V. BROWN, j i-hujp Postmaster General. M w ?* 2* n ri| WIM W inusT*be sold preparatory to a change in my 1 business. All that want to buy cheap, please c No. S?. between 9th and 10fh ?trce?s. Venn, av f?h17?am JOHN WeDKVT "OEFRIGEBATORS.?Sitme of the best in the K ?.... atrMi. - 'enue. ITT Inmrtace, to pt NN M^,^A/^8URanc- COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA. Capital #700.000?Charter Perpetual. All the profits divided amongst the Policy Holder* year. tiooa, and every ir formation on the eabiwt of Mu tual Life Insurance furniaied on application, with out charge, personally or by man. Agent lor >*ton, JOHN RIGGLK8, Northwest corner of Penn, evsaae )*10-2?w3W animh etreet. W?X?T C0NG&F88. Capital ~ raw/me !li This Company is now prepared to receive applica tions for IN^RANCE ONBUILDINGS. MER C HAN DISK, it, at the usual City rate#, without any charge for Policy, at their Office, corner of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Waahwcton City Savings Bank. Dibbctobs. Wb. F. Bayly, Samuel Baoon, <tobert Faruhain, James F. Haliday, Vm. Orme, Hudson Taylor, granois Mohun, M. W. ?alt. tflU' JaMES C. MeGUlRE, President. Gbapton D. Hanson. Secretary-. ayll-ly_ PROTECTION AND INDKMMTY FROM LOSS AND DAMAGE BV FIRF., THE PERILS OFTHE SEA. AND INLAND TRANSPORTATION. FARMERS AND~>li:< 11ANI4 ?' INSURANCE ( O M P 4 fl f | OF P111LADF.LPHIA. Fib*, Mabin*, an-d Inland Inscrancb. Authorized Capitals? #1,2JO,?10!I! 0FF1C*. NOBTHWKST corn** 0? P*NN*VLVA!ftA AVBNU* AND 17th STKKBT, \VASIUNtfTON. DIRECTORS. Hon. Thos. B. Florence, Charles Dingee, George 11. Armstrong, rhoinas Mnnderneld. Charfe* A. Rubicam, EdwaOd R. Helmlold, George Helmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, Jaines E. Neall, Isaac Leech, Jr.

THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President. EDWARD R. HELMBOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 3M7 D street, opposite City Hall John M. Thornton, corner 1st street and Virginia avenue. Island. James Williams. No. 22 4X street. John Riggles, No. 501 lath street, below Pennsyl vania avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Captain J. P. Levy, No. 367 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Natienal Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John 1'bomaaon. Authorized Capital and Assets 91,473,!V57 07 Assets - #523,OCT07 Invested in Bonds, Mortgages, and Good Securities. The following statement exhibits the business and ooudition of the Company to November 1, 1856 : Premium received on marine and inland risks to No vember 1, 1856 $214,084 6" Fire premium . 176.796 61 Interest on loaii.._ . . ? 8,704 47 Total receipts #400,185 68 Paid marine losses $64,427 04 Paid hre losses 99,737 39 Expenses, salaries,and commis sions *45,489 00 Reinsurance, return premiums, and agenoy charges.. 27,474 68 #177,128 61 Balance remaining with the Company. .#223,057 07 The Assets of the Company are as follows: Philadelphia city and oounty bonds #16,848 18 Railroad bonds ? 11,000 I*) First mortgages, real estate ? 143,500 00 Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,4<*? 00 Girard an consolidation l?nk stock 5,125 00 Deposited with Duncan, Sherman A Co., New York . 30,000 00 Deferred payment on stock not yet due 97,71*1 ofl Notes for marine premiums lf?.?W 5B Due from agents, secured by bonds 35,376 18 Premiums 011 policies recently issued, and debts due the ocmpany........... ?. 26,470 38 Balance in IiauX 16,456 74 ? #523,057 07 The business of this Company will <y?mpare favor ably with the most successful similar institutions in the United States. From the 1st day of August. 1355, in fifteen months, up to the 1st day of November. 1856, the premiums and interest received amounted to the large sum of four hundred rhwusand one hundred and eighty-live dollars and sixty-eight cents, with the payment of losses and expenses of one hundred and seventy seven thousand one hundred and twenty-eight dol lars ami sixty-one cents. With these evidences of sucoess and good man agement, the Directors feel justified in soliciting a snaie of public patronage, lielieving that the seounty offured is ample, and that all fair claims will be ad justed more according to equity than legal technical ities. The Company is prepared to issue poticies against loss or damage by fire on D WELL T\(fS, FURNITUR F, MILLS, MAN U FACTO RIFS. WA R F. HOUSES, All descriptions <>f BUlLDINGSand their oonteuts; or ail kinds of MERCHANDISE, transported l?y Vkssei*,Steamboats, Canai. Boats, Railhoada, and the usual conveyances to or from any portion of EUROPE AND AMERICA. and on the hulls of STF.A MBOATS navigating the Western Waters. The rates of premium will t?e as low as other com panies, and in fixing them every improvement in construction and arrangement will be taken into con sideration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly paid. >lvania avi Orfice, northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. Insurance r>ic.<j also he effected at the Home Ofice, northwest turntr Walnut and Second streets, Philadelphia, And in other prinaipal cities of the United States by authorized officers of the Company. ap 3 B AN KING HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. Dkpobits.? Deposits received and Checks paid without charge. Drafts 011 the noithqpn sealtoard cities received on Deposit at par, and Exchange on said Cities furnished to depositors without charge. Interest on Deposits.?Interest will be allowed 011 Deposits at suoh rates as may agreed upon. Deposits in Vikuinia and Unccrrent Monet. Deposits in Virginia and other Uuourrent Money re ceived to be ciiccked for. payable 111 same funds, or 111 specie, we charging the regular Exchange. Discount*.?Notes, Drafts, and Bills of Exchange will l>ediscounted, and Loans made on Stocks, Bonds, and Securities, at the market rate. * Letters o? 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, anu charged if Collaterals, ou suoh terms as may lie agreed upon. Traveling Bill* op Fjchanok.?Travelerswill be furnished witii drafts in such sums as may be de sired negotiable m the different Cities of the Union. Bills and LettersopCrkditon England, Ir* lanh and Europe.?Bills of Exchange and Letters of Credit on England, Ireland and Europe, furnished at the market rate for Exchange, iu sums to suit. Bonds, Stock*, Ac.?Bond;;, Stocks, and Securi ties paying from 6 to 12 pr. oeut.. always for sale, or bouglit in the different Cities at a commfesion of a if pr. oent. Where Stocks are bought upon orders, we reserve the right to call for a dopositof 10 pr. oent on the a>-at. Bonds or Stocks will bo ordered by tele graph. Railroad, Citt, and Stat* Bond*.?Railroad, City, and State Bonis can be plaoed iu our hands for negotiation, either in this country or Europe. Rail road Iror purchased for casn or with Bonds. Land Warrants.?Land Warrants bought at the market rates. All Warrant* sold by u* are guaran teed in every respect. Land Warrants located on oommrsion. Laud Warrant quotation* icgularly furnished if re quested. Warrant* will be forwarded to Western Houses on orders, or sent for aale on oomnuasion to responsible parlies. Real Estat* and Insfrance*.? Real Eatato bought and s?ild, and Insnrances effected. Claims on United Stater, Cocrt of Claims, Conor***.?Claims 011 the United States, before the Court of Claims or Congress, intrusted to us, will be prosecuted by prompt and able attorneys. CHUBB BROTHERS, jan 27 Opposite the Treasury. PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, near corner of 13*A Street. are re % 236 B. H. STINEMETZ having made arrangement* with a Company of Hatters to be fur niBhed with the most popular style* of MOLESKIN AND BEAVER HATS. Will hereafter make a dis count of 12* per oent upon the aotual market pnoe, making tneHat sold for SI (and not unfrequently for #5)for( e low prioe of ?3.50. a slight varia tion in quality #3. and for #2.50 a su perior quality for the money. To make tbi* system effectual, he will keep no hooks, hut sell exclusive ly for Cash on Delivery, which cannot fail bem* advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him to buy for oash and sell at a small profit, meeting with no losses by t*d debts. New Stylo* FELT HAT?, CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Men, Boys, Misses and Infants' wenr. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. Call at 236 Pennsylvania Avenue, near corner of 13th Street. ap 11-tf OTICE.?C. R. L. CROWN fc CO. 1 oeiving daily some of the finest FURNI TURE ever offered in this market, which we invite the attention of those in want, as we assure them they can save at least lb per oent. Namely Handsome carved mnrble-top Bureaus and Tablet Rosewood and walnut Tete a 'fetes, Sola* Wardrobes, Chairs of all kind*. Cherry and poplar Tables. Mat treses, hair, corn-top and husk; Comfort*. Blanket*, Bedsteads, high and low -poat. Rocking Chairs, eane and wood-seats. Cushions for Chairs. S-ttees. Blocks of all kind*. Extension Tables, Side board i<fW hat-not. Glasses of all Linda, some extra tine Carpet*. Cottage Sets, Rues, Waiters. Glass Ware, Crockery Ware of all kind*. Feather and Fancy Goods of all kinds. And other Goods too numerous to mention to which we invite the attention of housekeepers and others. B* we are determined to sell for cash or to punctual customer*. C. R. L. CROWN A CO., oor. of 6th street and Penn. ave. P. 8.?We shall still oontiuue our recular sm?* on Tnesday, Thursday, and Saturday, both morning and evening, in front of our store. Consignment* soli cited, and in all o&ae* advance* made when required. .. . C. R. L. C. A CO., ?_ *P __ (Intel) Auctioneers. iX7Ar'I<* STEPHENS, J.*?" holeaale Dealer* and Jobber* in c!i?T.t!S'C'AS8IMI:/lKS,AND VKSTIX1IS may 14-1*1 Ktdioinet. pRIVATt MEDICAL TREATISE KO pt|N and 130 Im PtMMd Colored Lithograph ?fTF??CgOWLr5ciINW/Tl nZT"5*iiT/r?* *fr?ttmgr te mil rris tfjkTVuim, Dr. M. B. La Croix't FkwmoUdml View ?f Mar hag*. A mv and revised edition of am mm and 180 pates. Price 25 wnti a cvipy. A p<-puuvr mind iwiiwwm tTMtiw on the dutiee and oaaualttaa of tins If arul named ltf??hapn *? d fruitful allian ce?. mode of tecunag the*?ikfeiicuoiis and infer tile oats?their ob v ;at i < >n and ramomi?eerroue de | bility, its a* uses and cure, by a proeees at ono* eo buhl e. safe, and effectual, that failure it impossible ?rules for dally management?an etsajr on sperma torrlxra, with praetioa! obeervationa on a safer and more tnceoMfnl mode of treatment?precautionary hints on the ertl results from emprnoaj practioe: to which it added commentaries on the dmeases of fe males?from infancy to oid age?each oaae g raphieai ly illustrated by beautiful plates. It'points out the remedies for those self-inflicted miseries and disap pointed hopes so unfortunately prevalent in the young. It is a trnthful adviser to the marned, and those contemplating marriage. Its perusal is partic ularly recommended to persons entertaining secret doubts of their ph) steal condition, and who are oon scious of having haxarded the health, happiness and privileges to wluch every human being is entitled lo. Price ? oents per copy, or five copies for SI. mail ed free of postage to any. part of the United States, Iwr addressing Dr. LA CKOlX, (post paid,) Alhany, New York, enclosing 25 cents. e. B. Those vho prefer may consult Doctor (LA OIX.upoo any of the disease* upon whioh his book treats, either personally or by mail. IIis medi cines often cure in the short space of six days, and completely awl entirely emdioate all traces oT those disorders which oopaiva and cubebs hare to long been thought an antidote, to the ruin of the health or the patient. Hie " French Secret" is the great ooa ? tinental remedy for that oiass of disorders which un fortunately, Physicians treat with meroury, to the irretrievable destruction to the patient's constitu tion, and which all the sarsapanlla in the world can not oure. I[7? Oftoe No. SI Maiden I.ane, Albany, N. V. feb 14?1y THR GREATEST ME D IV A L DISCOVERT OF THE AOR. Mr. Kb&widy, of Roxburr. haa discovered in one of our euuiiuon pasture weeds a remedy that curat KVKRY XI!*D Of HCMOB, from The vortt Srrttfula doic* to a totrmen Pimple. He has tried it in over eleven hundred oases, and never failed exoept in two cases, both Thunder Hu mor. He has now id his possession over one hundred Btificates of iuvalue.all within tweuty rimes of stoii. Two bottles are warranted to cure a nursing Sore Mouth. One to three bottles wi!l cure the worst kind of Pimpletonthe Face. Twoor throe boitlet will dear the tytfem of Biles. Two bottlet are warranted to cure the worst Canker in the Mouth and Stomach. Three to five bottles are warranted to oure the worst kind of En sipela*. One or two bottlet are warranted to cure all Hu mor in the Ryes. Two bottle's sre warranted to oure R unmng of the Ears and Blotches among the Hair. Four to six liottles are warranted to cure oorrupt and running Ulcers. One liottie will oure Soely Eruptions of the Skin. Twoor three bottles are warranted to cure the worst kind of Ringworm. Twoor three bottles are warranted to cure the most most desperate case of Rheumatism. Three to four bottles are warranted to cure Salt rheum. Five to eight bottlet will cure the worst case of Scrofula, A benefit is alwayt experienced from the firtt bot tle, and a perfect cure is warranted when the above quantity is taken. Nothing looks so improbable to thoae who have in vain tried all tht wonderful medicines of the day, as that a common weed growing on the pastures, and along old stone walls, sheii Id cu re every humor in the system ; yet it is a fixed fact. If *ou nave a humor, it has to start. There are no IFJ* nor ANDS, hums nor ha's alnmt it sniting some case*, Imtinot yours. I peddled over a thousand bottles of It in the vicinity of Boston. I know the effects of it in ever* case. I t has already done some of the great???* cures ever done in Massachusetts. I gave it to children a year oid, to <^d peopie of sixty. I have seen poor, puny, wormy-loo*mg ohildren, whose flesh was soft ana flabby, restored to a perfect state of health by one iottia To those who are tnbjeet to a sick headache, one bottle will always cure it. It rives great reusf in catarrh and dizziness. Some who have taken it had been costive for years, and have been regulated by it. Where the body it sound it works quite easy, but where there is any derangetnont of the functions of nature, it will cause very singular feelings, Init you must not l?e aiarmed; th?-v always disappear in from four days to a week. There is never a find re sult from it; on the contrary, when that feeling is gone. you will feel yourself like a new person. | heard some of the most extravagant encomiums of it that ever man listened to. In my own practice I always kept it strictly for hu mors?out since its mt reduction as a geneial family mndicine, great and wonderful virtues have l?eu found in it that I never suspected. Several casesof epileptic fits?a disease which wat aiwars considered inourable, have been cured by a few l>ottles. O, what a m?rcv if it will prove effec tual in all cases of that awful malady?there are but few who have seen more of it fhan 1 have. ! know of several cases of Dropsy, all of them aged people cured by it. For the various diseases < f the Liver, Sick Headache. Dyspasia, Asttima, fever and Ague, Pain in the Side, Ih^u.d of the Spine, ami particularly in Diseases of the Kidneys. A e.. the discovery hat done more good than any medicine ever known. No charge of diet ever necessary?eat thebett you can get and enough of it. Direction* for Use.?Adults one table spoonful per day?children over ten years dessert spoonful children from five to eight years, tea spoonful. As no directions can be applicable to all constitutions, lake iu?ci(3Dt to operate on the bowels t wtoe o day. manufactured by DONALD KENNEDY. No. 130 narren Street. Korbury, Mas>arkit*ettt. Aren't for Washington.?Chat. Stott A Co.. 7. Gilman. Kid well A Lawrence, J. R. Gardner, Biirry A Co., D. U filsh A Co., F. S. VV alsn, J. I\ Stone, 3tr*rtin King, Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz A Co., O Kotwell, Daniel B. Clark, J. P. Mil burn, Dunfiar Dyson, Ford A Bro. Agents for Georgotowu.?R. S. Cissell, O M Leutham, J. L. Kidwell. my 6-1 y 'JO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. JOHN TOBIAS, PRACTICAL OP TIC I AX. wishes to call the attention of all thxt*^*^t^ tud'er with defective sight, caused by age, sick ness, and particularly from glasses injudiciously ?e lected, to his su perior SPEirr A C L ES tnd U L ASS fc.S carefully eround by hunteif to a true spherical aocuracy, aud Lrilliant traiu parenoy , suite*! precise ly and beneficially to the wearer, according to the concavity or convexity of the eje. Very numerous sre the ill effects caused to ih? ? _ ,a<vjv *rry uumerout are the ifl effects caused to the precious organ of sight from the oomm<mcemeiit of usm?c g!ast;?i in not being precisely suited, by tho use of an Optom? ter; and trie praotioe of many years enables h:m to measure the fosel disease of the ejeo, and such glntses that are absolutely required will be furbish ed witn oreciaion i.-r-? uvtij irumrcu wui tie lur.aah e<l with precision and satisfaction. JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very liberal encouragement already obtained, and further eolicit* the patronage of those who have uot yet availed themselves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently oa!!t by tending the giaeseE in U6e, and state how many inches they can read this print vith their spectacles, can be sup plied with such as will improve their eight. Innumerable testimonials to be seen ; and referen ces given to many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from hit classes. Circulars to be had gratis, at hia ofljoe. No. &12 Seventh street, three doora from Odd Fellowt* Hail, up ttairs. Nobfolk, September!, 1854. Sib : The Spectacles you inad? for me tuit very well, and teem to have improved my tight more than any other I nave lately tried. Lin. W.TAZEWELL I have tried a pair of Spectaolet obtained Irom Mr. Tobias, and find them of rrest assistance to iny tight, and oorretpondjLg with hit description of the focus. I recommend him at a tki.ful optioiui. HENRY A. WISE. Having been induood by a friend to visit the estab lishment of Mr. Tobias for the purpose of trying his glasses, I wat furnished by hun with a pair slightly colored blue, which have afforded me moie relief and gratification than any I have ever tried. My tight, originally very good, was injured by writ ing and reading at nigr.t, frequently to a very late hour; but with the aid of these glasses I can study almost as late &a ever, and that too without the pain I h.v. pr.vioual)r JOH>| ,VIWON. Late Commissioner Gen'l Land Omo*. Peo.ll.18U. . have uted Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleasure in saying ti-at 1 am much pleased with them. I have l*?en much benefited by them. GEO. P. SCARBl'RGH. May Mh. 1&6. 1 was recommended to Mr. John Tobias at a tkil ful optician ; and as I have eyet of remarkable pecu- ! Iiarity, I was gratified to find tiiat Mr. ToUaa seem ed to comprehend them by inspection and tome tlight measurement, aud he has made me apair of Seecta oles that suits me admirably. A. P. BUTLER. July 11, 18M>. Wjl*ik?to!i. N. C., Jan. 17,1854. Mr. J. Tobiat. Dear Sir: I am happy to say that the Spectacles which I obtained from you laat week 1 are entirely tatisfactory. From an inequality in the visual range of my eyet, I have heretofore found Srcat difficulty in getting glasses of the proper f<?cal istance. It affords me pleasure to state that, by the aid of your optometer, this difficulty has been happi ly obviated, so that the glasses you furnished me are decidedly the best adapted to my eyet of any 1 have ever yet uted. Very respectfully,yourt, R. B. DRANE, Reofor of St. James't Parish. Drr abtmk^t or I*txriob. May 8,1RM. From natural defectt and the unequal range of my eyet, I have been compelled to ute glastes for seve ral yean. I have triod different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my eyet. Four moutht since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, which 1 have found to serve me perfect l? Rv th? 11?* Af ? * * By the use. glastet most reoominend ?to na naving t**casion to use glavsesi and bear my testimonj as to his ski'i at an optician. HhNK i h. UAlil)\> II^? Ats't Sec'y to tign Land \\ arrante. >no,, 5?,^." " "" PIANOS.?The largest stock of PIANOS in District alwavt on hand at the extensive ws rooms of JOHN F. ELLIS, Pa~ ave, mi? V the wart near norner of |<h I. at. .??nrr ??? nirn mi. CUBA HONEY. The tubtcriber hat Jutt raoeived. and for tale, ten tieroet of chilletl Cl^A HONEY, at his Gro oery and Provision Store, No. 561 lith ttreet and Loni^iana avenue. je 18 tf JONAS P. LEVY. ' S No. ?, between ?h and**th, GOOIm, TOILIT AHTl NOTlON^?*c, itbJ TraTtlart' Directory. U nited State# m \il link. ONLY RKUULAR LI HE am) witvovt rAiLrp.t rot kioht ixarb, ro* CAUrORMA AND OKKT.ON VIA PANAMA R All. ROAD. Rttmlar Da**, if A & JUK ?/ tmrk mm<4. Cactioji.?So ra*nj frauds and imposi tions of rarioua km n tare been lately perpetrated <?t revellers hound toCALl FORNIA.rBa: ttM ivhtenM. (h* <?>tuthnnt*<l Acvnl for >???!? hi tk* l. S. Mui Lin*, va Paua DUi in the ?iIt ol New York. f**.s it ku duly to caution ail ptrioM aaekiag paaea?e to California, that, to avoid imposition. they ir.uat m careful to find the true office of tlie Steamships or the l*. S. Mail Line, via Panama Rai.noul.BaQo other office in New York u authorised in moir puuir " * ctmoe 1 The Cwmpaaies have <?i? one office in New York, which is at 177 IVeat street, corner of Warren etreet, ftoutnia oa the North River, at the head of the Com pauj"? Wharf. !0" ObMrrc my ai?n over the door. I. W. RAN MONO. A gen*, je tt?- New 1 iwk. yyA?UINoTON BRANCH RAILROAD. TRAINS RCS AS PnLt.OWS: From \V ASHINGTON at 6 a. m., emmMltni at Relay with trains for the West. tu*l at Ba.umo'e with those <?.?? Philadelphia and New York: at 8.s< a. ni.. for Annapolis, Baltiav re, Philadelphia, and New Yv>rk ; at 3 p. m. for Baltimore and Norfolk, and at Reinr with Frederick tram. EXPRESS at P. tn. At Kelay for the Weet, and for Annapolis, Baltimore,, ar.J New York. On Sunday at7 a. in , and 4 p. m. From BA 1.T1 M< ?R K. lor WASHINGTON at 4.1$ and ?.15a. m., Sand .'.15 d m. On Sunday at 4.15 a. m. and 5 15 a. m. ft W-?f i. ll.P\RSON!?,A{??. 1>HKNEW VOKK AND LIVERPOOL IfyiTKb ST A TES MAIL SttA ME R S. Thf Shtpt r?mpo*imt (kit Lime are HHV IJ* uTlJTf!n'1'^ ?.Ciyt. Oliver K! lndge. The BAI, riC... Capt. Joseph Comstork Tk< ADRIATIC .Capt. Jarnaa A'ssi. These ahipa harms t?een builtby oentraot y for the Government service,every care haa been takm in their oonatruction, a* also in their engines. to in aura strength and epeed. and their i lUliain for paaaet?er* are nnequaded for ele?aaoe and ooui ^rioe of passage from New Y??rk to Liverpool. in first oninn, f IS ; in srcoi.ddo., ???.; exclusive u*e of extra sixe state rooms, fi?. From Liverpool to New y ork,??and 2?- guinea*. An exporterSur geon attached to.each ahip. Norths ejtn WserureJ until paid for. The ships of this liue have improved water-tight bulk-heads. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. TKO* XKW T< RK. FROM LlVRKPoOL. Saturda*, June ?? IRVJ Wednesday, Jure 24 IS9T Saturday, July 4 litST Wednesday, July ? 1S8? Saturday, July 1*.... IttSV Wedneadny, July S lavf Satutday, Au*. I lte7 WV.incjwInj, Auc. 5 Ik57 <MV \HS1 1?S7 , 13.V7 ,\Ve>dheada?, Dee. 25 1607 For frei-ht or pa*wire, ej>p!y to F.DWAltD K. COLLINS, No. #, Wall itrwt, New York. BROWN'. SHIPLEY * CO., Ijverp<v>l. STEPHEN KKNNARD A CO., *1, F nars, ^jndon. Aaatia b.O. WAIN WRIGHT A CO? Pana. The ownera of t hece ahipa will not be acoountah.e for sold, ailver, bullion, specie, jewelry, precioua stones or metala, unless talis of ladti.e ?ra aiitned therefor and the vaJue thereof expre?ae>c 'herein. )" t < WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA, AND MOI'NT VERNON. CNArfrnit or Hocita.?The S'winsers GEORGE WASHINGTON or TIIOMa* COLLI ER will depart at the f >; * inc henra. on and after Sd Mny n-'X': *&"? Leave Alexandria, at 7, ?>*, 12,2^. 4v?. and o'cioc*. Leave Washington, at 11V. 1.SS. and7. The public may ccnbdently rely on the Boat atart int at tne time adrartiaad. One of the Bc>ata a-ill make a trip to MOL'N T VERNON on Tiksd*v and Fmr>A* of eacn veek. leaving Washinet?n at ^o'clock a. m. JOB CORSON, / r.Br?M GEO. T. HOWARD, < Either Boat may lie chartere<l for Excuraiona at any time, on application to JOSEPH BR\AN, President o| the Company, at h.a othoe, JJ> Perm, avenue, or to the Captains on Isiard. ap 3*- tl j^TEAMKR GEORtJF. PAGE. 7^ HOURS OF ItKfARTL'RF.. Leave Aloxaudria at 4>a, 12H,S.4f' Lear ap ,3. 4%. 6*. eave A'ashin^ton at fi. P. ?\, 11U I w, 4, 5H, 7. 2n-d ELLIti L. PRICE, I apui.n. Daily line for edwards* ferry AND LLESRT'RG, \ a., via Chesapeake at.d t>hioCanal.?The Packet H^Hta AR l?0 and M. C. M LIOS.* o.n,:n^!.-??: making dait^ trips to t.:'- ?!>iv? r"inti.? oa Monday. March 23, leaving |l.u wtiarf of W. H. and H. G. Hitter, Ceorg?'towa, p. C. ever* moraine at 7 o'clock, Sundays excepted; througli in eial-t houra; leaving lieoreetoan at nerm o'clock in the morning, the B<iats will arrive at the ?ireat I aila,or Waahiiigtim Aqueduct, at l? a. in., Sene.-* at I An., Edwards' Ferry at S p. in., where a aiage w?l! tie in teadineM to convey pa<..,^ne<>rs to l^eei.bure, V*. Returning, leave Edwards* l-t?iry every ijji) u nine o'clock 11. the moruinf,and arriving in Ueorgetuwn at sunset. Through Tieketa. *1 7r.. Intermediata poirta aa follows: ijreat Falls or W*?hir.*t?n Aqycduct, ocnts; Seneca, 7j c^n^; l.tlwards' Kerry. SI.IS; Leea'^urg, Virginia, includinc ooaoh, ?1.74. Mea.? served on the Boats at in'Ki?-rate nrioes. mar25 W. H. A 11. G. RITTER. QRANGE AND ALEXANDRIA K All.ROA D. GREAT SUVTHERX MAIL LI>E Twice Daily. <" iiithfs^fxccpted.l between WASH IS (iT< )N arni the SOurH. via A (.1! \ ^ N - KRIA, GORDONSVILLE ANIi Rm'HMuND, ANVll.LEaud GREENSBOROL'GH. Leaves \\ ashmctou at Oo'olock a. m. Alexandria i?t 7'* o'clook a. uu 44 \v ashineton at 7 o'clock p. in. M Alexan iria at Hti o'oiock p. n. Fare from Washington ai.d Alexandria to Rich mond. AS if. d7"Otrnil>usesand Ba^rare Waeona wi ! beat the Depot of the Washington Rm.rohd. to cntivey pas sengera and Uii;g?gp to the Steamer ?iEo. PAGE, for AlexandriH, a distance of six unlet, aUoeing ample tim? for meals. mar27-tl JAMES A. EVANS. Aeeaf. N EW ROUTE TO THE SOLTIiWEST. MEMPHIS 4- CHARLESTON HA1LKOAO COVPLKTX'i?COSRECTI>a Ckittnnoora, Tt*?.; Charleston, S. C.; Fnvnm aaA, (/?.; and all tkt AcrU?an<rs ctiisa, iril4 Mttnpkis, Tm? Shelaatconnectint link of Railroad I ?iweenNLW RK AND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Th'a road is nnw completed and opened for the reg ular transportation of PHvserieers arid Freight, *nd will aflord more F.xpeilition a>id less Expense thru any other route between the Northeast and South west. Patsencers an i Slupf ers will take due notice thereof, and govern theiiist ; ves accordingty. Passenger Treina leave Stevenson daily at o'oiock, a. in., (after the arrival of the trains from Chattanoop* and Nashville.>andarriveat M^mphia same dnv at 7 p. m., oonneotinr with First Clssa Stiwni Packets to New Or leans r.nd all other impor tant points upou tlie Western Rivers.* Goods oor. auned to Railroad Agents at'on or Savan nah, will l? forwai di d to Memphis and other poiata, hy Expreaa Freight Trains. Freight in charge of the Adair.a Express Com? pany is oarried over this route dsily by ti e Passen ger trains. F. C. ARMS General Superintendent. Huktsv:l^b, (Ala.) April 1st, luj7. ?Through Ticketa to Memphia, Ac., sold at Wil ungton, N. C,: Charleston. S. C.; Atiga?ti. Sf mington, N. C,: Charleston.S. C.; Atigu*ta. Savan nah, Macon. Atlanta, and Columbus.Gaj Montgom ery. Ala.; Chattaiutoga, anJ Naahvnle. Tenn. To connect with the Wvatern Trains on this road, paskepgrrs wMl take the *nrht trams from Wilmtag ton. N. C.; Augusta, Ga.;Cl.vttanoogaand Nashvi.le. Tenn.; and the Jny trains from Charleston and Kingsviile. S. C.: and Atlanta. ?ia. ap 7 tl VLrE HAVE Jl'ST RECEIVED THE FdL " r lowing Goods a-hich we are prej?ared t<< aell at a small advance of <v>st for eaiili : A very large variety of Turner Bros, celebrated Liquors,viz: Turner'a Ginger Wine, an excellent remedy for Dispep.-ia Blackbetyy Brandy,a ?ertaia cure for Diarrhea and Dysentery Claret. Madeira. Sherry, and Sweet Malaga Wines, all of superior quality Rasplterry, Strtwlierry, Ginger, and Cherrr Bran dies, all of tine li.tvors, prepanM liom tue puie juice of the fru.l Rose, Cinnamon. Annia.and Pepperment Cordials Curaooa, Abeinthe, Essence of Fepperuieut P'.xtmct of Sarsaparilla, Stou?htou Hitters Foreat Wine Buters. We have aluo on hand, a supply of Dr. Wheeler's Celebrated Sherry Wine Bitters, a t>pien?lid article. In additiou to the atiove, we have at all tunes a large supply of the following named stock o| Malt Liquors, being the only Liquors of the kind in the District,ami which cannot fan m giving satisfaction to all who use ibein : Philadelphia X Burton a&d XXX Pa.e Ale.Philadelphia Br..wn \ Por ter, and a tine article of I.nger Beer. A a usual, a supply of Mineral Water, Cider, A c. on hand, ARNY A SHlNN, je 8 57 < i reen street. Georgetown. I AW Bt?OliS.?Digest of Maryland Reports. ^ compnaiug Gill's Rejx.rts,0 vols., Nlarylamt Report s, 8 vols.,nnd Mnry iaml Chancer* Decis ions, 4 vols., by Stockett, Merrick, anu Miller, I vol., 8vo. | Chittv oa the law of Carriera.with American Notes, 1 vol. Hill on Truateea, with American Notes: new edi tion; 1 vol. Oloott's Admiraltr Reports, for the Southern Dis trict of New York ? 1 vol. GreeuleaPs Overruled Cases; revised edition; I vol. Digeat of English I aw and F.qn'ty R^p^rta : 1 r?l. Ahoot/a Prac ioe Reporta: 2v?4<. Hillard on Real Property : . vosis., new a4ition. Addison on Contract a, with American Notes ; 1 vol. new edition. Index to EnicUah Common Law Reports; Jrol June U FRANCK TAYI OR. (V.JPOKATION