Newspaper of Evening Star, July 9, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 9, 1857 Page 4
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THE VIOLETS. BT HARRlgT ll'tWH KIMBALL. With ft oool, delicious sound. Silver-blue the river voun4 Dreamily through wood and wild ; At the curve a village stands. Like a little, timid ftuld; Clinging with its baby hands. While the water-pulses beat Softly round his naked feet! In a purple hare of thought. Watching where the river shone, Sweetest odors round my head By a fresher breeze were Nswn. In mj nnnd thiswise I said:? Tender perfumes haunt ttoe air ! Souls or blue forget-me-nots. Heliotropes and lilies dead ! Ghosts of last year's roses rare Thiswise said ; then, unaware. Pre?t a tuft of grass aside: Never thinking in such nests Knots of violets often hide! There they nestled : meekest flowers Ever woed by April showers. As a maiden in her bosom Will co n do si Lome's t>eauteous blossom. While sweet words and ways unbidden. Half reveal with it is hidden,4 rhus the maiden Spring doth hoW Treasures in her mantle's fold : Thus, mayhap, some wind wul tell Where the fragrant secrets hide: Push the emerald scarf aside? There the tremulous violets dwell! CncftcH Music is England.?The Rev Dr. Tyng. the " Low Church" rector of St. George's. New York, who is now travelling In Europe, gives the following account of rhoral service at St. Paul's, in London, In contrast with church music in America: 44 The Anthem." he says, "was exquisitely beautiful and effective It was impossible not to feel the power of the expression, and as the tenor solo brought out the first verse, ' The Lord is my light,' Ac., with the temlerest sweetness; and the bass solo, the final verse, ' Set my feet upon a rock of stone," it was impossible to restrain the emo tion which was produced. Never befote did I bear such music. It was commentary, and it was preaching, and both of the highest order Could we hear such music, I should rejoice to encourage it among us. But for sacred song, whether In solos or in chorus, the English are as much be yond us or any other nation as can be conceived. The afternoon service at St. Paul's was equally fine in the execution. There the Anthem was the t*th Psalm, from the 7th Terse. It was a very animated and joyous one The verse, ' Tell it out among the heathen,' Ac., was executed in a mas terly-style, and the rejoicing of the fields and Woods was highly dramatic; but the whole was effective, as a religious instrument. It became an act of united worship, by carrying on the mind and bfeirt of the congregation with it. Its influ ence was solemn, spiritual A new exhibition of the choral service has been given to me. in the seriousness, propriety, and effect of it; and while I do not wonder at the interest which is taken in it by the people. 1 am delighted at the seriousness of worship with which it is received and per formed." Artificial Diamonds and Pearls.?One of the most curious sights in Pari*, or, indeed, iu the world, is afforded by a visit to the vast atelier of M. Bourguingnon, situated at Barriere de Trone, where the whole process of transforming a few grains of dirty, heaving looking sand into a diamond of the purest water is going or, with the avowed purpose of deceiving everybody but the buyer. The sand employed, and upon which everything depends, is found in the forest of Fontainebleau. and enjoys so great a reputation In the trade, that largequantites areexported. The coloring matter for emeralds, rubies and sao f>hires is entirely mineral, and has been brougut o high perfection by M. Bourguingnon. He man tains in constant employment about a hundred Workmen, besides a number of women and young girls, whose business it is to polish the colored stones and line the false pearls with fish scales and wax. The stales of roach and dace arc chief ly employed for the purpose, and are a considera- ' b'le source of profit to the fishermen of the Seine. | in the environs of Corbeil, who brini> them in large quantities during the season. Tney must be stripped from the fish while living, or the glistening which we admire so much iu the real pearl cannot be imitated. - I JUT" The official count of the votes for Appel late Judge in Kentucky gives Wheat, the Allien- ' can candidate. 37 unjority. |?7" In the Minnesota Constitutional Conven tion the Republicans have two majority clear over ?11 the disputed seats. ILr A Vermont mechanic has invented a ma chine, by means of which writing may be done in the cars. The machine is worked by a set of keys. |?7* Cincinnati, on Friday, was devastated by a series of disastrous fires, throwing nearly three hundred operatives out of employment, and in volving a loss of nearly a quarter of a million of dollars. HIT ';Thou sbalt not covet," saith Holy Writ. Yet there are two things a man may seek for and most earnestly covet without wrong to the com mandment ; the love of a pure-hearted, intelli gent woman, and a good library. ILr The Rol*?na. an American freight ship, arrived at Woolwich arsenal on the 13th ultimo, having on board six breech-loading guns, manu factured in New York by order of the British Government. In consequence of the enormous weight of these guns?seventeen tons each?the vessel was ordered to discharge in the East India Docks. Another awful poisoning case has occurred In Massachusetts' Tue entire family of Mr. Jiio. Jones, living at Randolph, were made very sick with arsenic. but by the intervention of prompt measure** of relief their lives were saved. Miss Lucinda Ann Hunt, twenty-two years of age, was arrested on the charge of administering the poison CJ" The managers of the American Bible So ciety on the 2d instant appropriated 99,(Ml for printing the Armeno-Turkish Scriptures at Con stantinople, by American missionaries; and *'J. <**? to tue Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal church for printing and circulating the Scripttlres in Germany. ARRIVALS AT THE HOTELS. BROWNS' HOTEL ?G S Hebb, Iowa; Com Perry. I'SN; DrR K Osbourn. and family, Md; M T Gosnell. do; Capt John Braddock. do: E L Ellsworth. Ala; R S Thorn, jr. do; L P Nelson and family, Va; M Sauer. do; S G Turnbull, d<>; J T Leith. Pa; T E Armstrong; A Mitchell, Pa; J F Chur. do; J P Donaldson, do; Ed Lawrence, do; A H Robb. do; J B De Young do; A Ander son. Md, Hon C J Faulkner. Va; C J Faulkner, ir. do, T D W or rail. Mass; J W Rice, Md; S S Bishop. Pa; J Begs, France; A H McKeunon, Dondou, Mrs Wilson, Pa; Miss Houston, do; Miss Wilson, do; F Wilson, do; E C Branihall, N V; L B Corbin. do; Mrs Harding. Pa; Miss Harding do, T F Bank*, do; Miss Banks, do; B Lush bough, Md; J E Turton, do, Miss E Levy. NC; Mars John Levy, do; Lt M C Mavin, UrfN, J F Bryce. Va, R K Meade. Va. L D Hopkins, do; J Morton and lady, do, J E McClery. Pa; C Moore NY; G H Howison, O; Miss Withers, Ala; Geo Carringtou, Va. KIKKW OOD HOUSE.? Hon J S Pendleton. Va, A W Black, Pa; E A Faben, do; Mis* J Springer, O; E Robinson. Va; \V W Dahbins. Cftl; H C Maemah. Md; J A Parker. NT: J Frl edsburg, SC; W W Fayette, do; L Schroeder. O; G Chorpenrv. Cal; R C Matterson. do; J H S Fisher Va; P Pulgion. k Hro, N*, J R pulgton do; Col \\ ondwort. danghter. Mo; I) C Dii^s. faill - Mft linn I I- I... l>-. ?? - - - ?, in. viiimniiaw, l?er .M K Ames, M T; W II Merriss, NY; Ool. Ampersand d>; G E Hassan. WASHINGTON HOUSE.?W C Worthing ton. J Henderson and 3 ladies, T W Taw I y, Bait: T W Phipp*. N York; Gen C F Mercer, do; C W Rlcketson. Pa, N G Gomez,SI Rizo A lady. Miss Bizo and servant, Mr Calvado. Mr Caltello, Mr Mendoza. lady and 3 children. Mr Zuago, Mr. Hernandez, daughter and son. Havana; S Hornet rv 111- * '< * ? " .......... j minison. va; W G Williams, do: J A Smith and lady, Md; J R Catlet. Ky WILLARDs)' HOTEL ? F French, Mo, S M King, do; KM Magraw. Md; J Gulleii; SBN Cubing. Mo; o Andrews, do; W W Martindal, do; J R Roberts, do; E B Fjencb, DC; N 11 Dec ker. NY: J I. W?idi-il. do; P Forties, do; 1) Coop er. do: t: K All? ?' ? UOYEMF.STS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. From thr United Statu. Steamers. Leave. For. Day*. Persia New York..Liverpool...July * Jason New York..Breinen.&c..July w City Baltimore. .New York. Liverpool.. July 0 Edinburg N?-w York..Glasgow....July II North Star New York..Bremen ....July 11 Niagara Boston Liverpool. ..July 15 Constitution New York..Antwerp ...July I ?e banon .\?w York..Liverpool...July Jtf Columbia New York..Liverpool...July li Arab a New York..Liverpool...Julyv*2 Arago New York..Havre July 25 From Etropr. America Liverpool.. .Boston July 1 Vanderbllt .... Soutba'ptou.New York..July 8 Atlantic Liverpool. .New York..July * <?U?^ow Glasgow New York..July S A*'* Liverpool. ..New York. . July II Wa-hingti.n....Southa'pton. New York..July 15 The California Mall Steamer* leave New York CD the 5th and ;ARh of each month)* Miicellaneous. WALL A STEPHENS, Wholeeale Dealers and Jobbers in CLOTHS. CASSIMERBS, AND VESTINUS may 15-3? Building hardware.?The attention of Buildore is called to our stock of BUILD- jm ING HARDWARE, comprising the largest and best selected of any in the city : Locks,, Knobs, Ac., from the celobrated factory of Da-| venprot, Mai lory A Co.,and Russell A Erwin's Manufacturing Company: Hinges of all kinds; Screws, Brads. Nails, Sash, Weights and C?rd,Sash Pulleys; Window Sbringsand Sasli Fastenings.Wall Stars, Bolts ami Shutter Fastenings. In fact, every thing wanted in the Hardware line for* house, and sold cheap, cheaper, cheapest for cash. HARVEY A ADAMS. jeG-lm S2S Pa. ave.. bet. 6th and 7te sts. HOME-MADE CARRIAGES. We have on h.vad. of our own manufacture, a fine assortment of all kinds of CAliRl,. jraaa AGES of the very l>est. latest, and most^gC^^^^ ii'JUiT' i?i uir *ciy Irc-ok, if?n oil auu iiiubii approved styles,and warranted in point ofS workmanship and material, to be equal to any made in the city of Washington or any other city in the United States. We respectfully solicit a call from the citizens and sfraagcrs to examine our work ; as we are determined to let none surpass us either in quality of work or m low prices. We also do every kind or R EPAIRING mawork manli ke manner, and at reasonable puces. Old Carriages takes in part payment for new and at a fair price. SIMON FLYNN A CO. may !2-6m The author of-john Halifax. Gen tleman."?Nothing New, Tales. By this distin guished author: 5"! cents. Boat Life ia Egypt and Nubia. By WilliamC. Prim*; .*1.25. The Students' Gibbon. Br William Smith, LL. D. Illustrated with one hundred engravings; $1. Just published and for sale at TAYLOR A MAURY'S ie 4?d Bookstore, near *>th street. tjPRING AND SUMMER GOODS.-JOHN H. O Smoot, No. 119 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C., has reoeived from New York and Philadelphia, and now offering at very low prices, to cash ana prompt customers, a large and general assortment of Staple and Fancy Goods?oompnsing in part as follows, via: New style Silk Robes and fancy Silks Best make black Silks, fetgh lustred Slack Challies, Lustres and Mous Delaines ich printed (all wool) Mooa Delaines Challies and Barege Delaiaes, in great variety Rich Organdie, Barege, and Jjiconet Robes Bright colors and mode p'mm Bareges and D* lainea ?lain French Brilliants and Pereales lsin colors Cravellas and Spring-style Poplins Bucals. a light seasonable far*io est French printed Jaconets and Brilliant* White Brilliants, from 12Si toSI.\ cents Best makes new styles Ginghams Delages.Chambrays and plain Lustres English Prints of new styles, in great variety, at 12H cents Rich Chintz colors best French Organdies Whitk Goods, in great variety. Plain Swiss, Nansoofc and Jaconet Mnslins Plaid and striped Muslins Small-figured and rich Brocade Swiss Mnslin? Plaid ana striped Jaoonet, Nansook and Swiss Muslins White Tarletons. Illusions, and Wash Nets Irish Linens (of the best makes) very cheap Linen Cambric, Linen and Bishop Lawns Super English Long Cloths, suitable for Ladies' use New York, Bates, Atwood, and other good makes Shirtings White Cambrics (of Jonas's celebrated make) White Brilliants and striped India Dimity Marseilles for Basques and Bonnet Card Shirt Bosoms and Shirt Collars. Embroideries. Frenoh worked Muslin Collars and Sets Swiss Cambric Collars and Sets Swiss and I<ace Sleeves and Sets Honitonand Maltese Lace Collars Swiss Cambric and Dimity Bands Embroidered Linen Cambr.ic Hdkfe. Also, new styles Lace and Silk Mantillas Stella and White Crape Shawls Plain and rich figured Bonnet and Sash Ribbons Steel-spring, Neapolitan, and other Skeleton Skirts Spring assortment of Bajon's Kid Gloves Taffeta Silk, black lace and Lisle thread do. Cotton Hosiery of every kind for ladies 8nd children Gents best English Half-hose, ribbed and plain do Lisle thread ami fancy cotton do. A good assortment <-f Silk Cravats and Tieg Suspenders, Silk and Linen Cambric Ildkfs Gossamer and Lisle-thread Shirts and Drawers New sty le Parasols. Also, Gentlemen and Boys' wear of every descrip tion, with every variety of House-furnibhing Dry Goods. Domestic Goods for servants wear of the heaviest makes. Purchasers may rely upon getting desirable goods at low prices. apMir JOHN H. SMOOT. YKW GOODS#.?H. J. MeLAUGHLIN .V CO., is have this we?-k received a large lot of FANS, of every style, fresh Perfumery. Baskets, Porte Monnaes, Ac.,at No. 21), between 8th and 9th streets. jeJ6 PULPIT ELOQUENCE OF THE NINE teenth Century, containing the best discourses of the most eminent living Ministers in Europe and America, with Biographical Sketches, by Rev. Hen ry C. Fish. Complete in one volume, large octavo, with portrait of D'Aubigne : price $3.5n. je 19- FKANCK TAYLOR. UMPHRIES A JUNNIMAN, On Fourth street east, l>etween E and F, Capitol Hill, have fitted tip their place, which will be open daily to visitors, and every .Monday afternoon for those who wish to engage in the English Quadrilles or German Waltzes, will find an opportunity to do so there. Weber's Band has l?een engaged for the sea son. and will l?e in attendance. Tliey have on hand and constantly making the purest Larger to be obtained in the city, je 17-3m ^RENCH BOOKS.?Rousseau; Les Confes sions. 2 vole., illustrated. 75 cents. Rousseau ; La Nouvelle Heloise,2 vols..illustrated; 75 cents. Voltaire; Le Siecle ds Lonis XV, 1 vol., illustra ted ; 37 cents. Voltaire: Dictior.naire Plulogophinue,5 vols., illus trated ; .* 1.75. Voltaire: La Henriade. | vol., illustrated, 37 cents. Mmede Sevigne : Lettre*, 1 vol.; 75 cents. Louis Reyland ; Jeroine Paturot; 30 cents. Scnlte; Comedies- Vaudevilles ; 30 cents. Dumas Fils : Antonme ; 3n cents. Balzac; Le Cousin-Pons ; 3D cents. J* 23 FRANCK TAYLOR. AXU ow""' C. SCHN EIDER wishes to inform the publicthat he is now prepared to manufacture and hang all kinds of BELLS in the neatestand most substantial man ner. with or without Tulies. Particlar attention paid to arrangement of SPEAK ING TUBES, Ac. Establishment 271 Penn. avenue, l?etween 10th and Uth streets,2d story. je20-lm* PENNSYLVANIA AVENI'K, ?near corner ojllith Street. B. H. STINEMETZ having made arrangements with a Company of Halters to be fur Biskedwith the m<>stpopuiar styles of MOLESKIN AND HEAVKR HATS, will hereafter make a dis count of I2>$ per cent upon the actual market price, making tfieHat sold for R4 (and not unfrequently for 95) for I the low price of $3.50, a slight varia tion in quality 93,and for .?2^na su penor quality lor the money. To make this system effectual, he will keep no books, but sell exclusive ly for Cash on Delivery, which cannot fail being advantageous to the purchaser, thereby enabling him to buy for cash and sell at a small profit, meeting with no losses by Imd debts. HAT9, CAPS, and STRAW GOODS, for Men, Boys, Misses and Infants' wear. Persons are invited to call and examine our stock. Call at 2K Pennsylvania Avenue, near eorner of 13th Street. apll-tf JVjOTICE.?C. R. L. CROWN It CO. are re TitDvv,ng y so,ne wf tllB fi"e8t UURNI f?\ H' I % TI RE ever offered in this market, which we' invite the attention of those in want, as we assure them they can save at least 10 per cent. Namely Handsome carved marble-top Bureaus and Tablet Rosewood and walnut Tete-a-Tetes, Solas Wardrobes, Chairs of all kinde. Cherry and poplar Tables. Mattresos. nair, corn-top. and husk; Comforts, Blankets, Bedsteads, high and low-poet. Rocking Chairs, cane and wowd-seats. Cushions for Chairs. Settees, Clocks of all kinds, Extension Tables, Sidetxtards, What-not. (>!asses of all kinds, sotne extra fine Carpets. Cottage Sets, Rugs, Waiters. Glass Ware, Crockery Ware of all kinds. Feather and Fancy Goods of all kinds. And other Goods tin) numerous to mention to which we invite the attention of housekeepers and others, as we are determined to sell for cash or to punctual customers. C. R. L. CROWN A CO., cor. of 6th street and Penn. ave. P. S.?We shall still continue our regular sales on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, l?oth morning and evening, in front of our store. Consignments soli cited, and ill all caees advances made when required. C. R. L. C. A CO., ap2S-tf (Intel) Auctioneers. rf*IIE PROFESSOR, a tale by the author of 1 " Jane Eyre;" 75cts. The Romany Rye, a sequel to " I.avengro," by George Barrow ;.9>cts. I*ivengro,hy George Barrow; 5#> cts. Ross on Slavery ; 91. American Anglers Guide, illustrated : $IJil. Illustrated Hand Book of American Tiavel; ii2. Demosthenee on the Crown, translated ; 75 cts. Demosthenes' Olynthiac*. Philippics, Ar c.; 75 cts. je 29 FRANCK T AYLOR. VV-VTCHES. JEWELRY, VT AND SILVER WARE. I have jnst received a new supply of FINE WATCH ES, GOLD CHAINS, and a large assort ment of RICH JEWELRY of every description, which makes iny stock at the present time one of the most complete in the city, I have just finished (on the premises) a very large assortment of PURE SILVER WARE, among which may be found a SOL ID SILVER TEA K ET TLE superior to anything before exhibited in this city,?the weight of which is 125 ounces, capacity 9 quarts. i Both citizcna and atrangere are invited to call and i examine. II. 0. HOOD, je23- 338 I'a.ave., near 9th street. NOTICE?NOTICE.?I haveafewof those cheap TOILET SETS on hand, which 1 wisIi^VBTS to cloee out. and will sell at cost. AIso.^A/ GOBI.ETS aud other G LASS W A R E, t liatmjV must l?e eold preparatory to a change in iny business. All that want to buy cheap, please call at No. .**>9. l-etween 9th and 10th streets, Penn. avenue, j feb 17-fim JOHN MoDEVITT AP A R R CHANCE FOR BARGAINS IN BONNETS.?We have just received a : Urge lot of elegant BONNETS too late forQ^) ! the season, which we will positively ?i?!l for haif^^T I their value. M. WILLI ANT 1 je3"-2w Centre Market Spac* BIRD CAGES. DOOR MATS, CARRIAGES. Combe, Brushee, & c.. lust opening at je is MoLAUGHLLVS. No. 20, bet, 8 X 9 atl. MiAcell&neouft. Proposals for screw-propeller SLOOP OF-WAR. Navy Department, J Bureau tj Construction, ire., June /7.1RS7.\ The Bureau will receive Sealed Proposals. Speci fications and Plans until the 24th day of August next, endorsed "for the C onstruction of a Steam Propeller Sloop-of- W'flr." authorized by the aot of Congress, approved 3d March, 1&57. The proposals must lie for the hull, spars and spare spars, rigging and blocks, saiIs and spare sail*; aw nings. A c., boats, anchors and cables, tanks, casks, iurniture and cooking utensils, the steam machin ery and spare work, with all the equipments and out fits of a ship-of-war; to l?e complete and ready in all respects to receive her officers and men, provisions, stores, and armament. The armament, stores, and provisions will be fur nished by the government. The specifications must fully describe the mate rials to be used, the method ana sizes of fastenings, the detail of sizes and arrrangement of the machin ery, the various fixtures or equipment and outfit, the cabin for captain, wardroom for 12 officers, steerage for 14 officers, apartments for4 forward offi cers, the store, sail, bread, clothing, issumg-rooins. Ac., sick l*?y, magazines, shell-rooms, spirit-rooms, holds, chain and other lockers; also, the dimensions of the spars, boats, and all the other objects included in the proposal. I"pon application to the commandant of any navy yard, the bidder can see the list of stores and provi sions with which the government will furnish the ship, and for which, also, the contractor in his plans nrnst provide capacity and convenient stowage. The plans must be workidg drawings, from which the ship can l>e built, showing the lnlxsird arrange ments, the allotments of space for accommodations for store rooms, for the stowage of the various ob jects of equipment, outfits, provisions, and stores, the arrangement of the machinery and the disposi tion of the coal. There must also be a plan of the sails, showing the courses, top sails, top-gallant sails, jib, and spanker. The plans will l>e accompanied by a model, which, with the drawings of the hull, must be on a scale ol one-quarter of an inch to a foot. The ship to be pierced for chase, stern, and broad side ports, the latter not less than twelve in numl>er on each side, and to be 14 leet 2 inches from centre to centre. The port sill to be 2n inches above the deck ; the ports 44 inches fore and aft, and 38 inches in depth. The weight of armament to be provided for in the displacement will be 160 tons of 2,24<? pounds. I he total complement of officers and men will be 2K5 persons, and the ship must stow provisions far 120 days, and water for 9"days, with a condenser for distilling fresh water. Fuel to I e carried for 13daya full steaming, and the vessel to make under steam alone at her deep-load draught of water ten knots in a smooth sea. The deep-load draught of wafer, when armed and fully equipped with men, provisions, and stores of all kind, and ready for sea, not to ex ceed 16 feet, and the lowest port sill to be 8 feet above the load line. The propeller to l?e fitted to hoist up; and the fil ers to have a telescope chimney, so that the ship may not l>e impaired as a cruiser under sail, for which she is intended. The bidder will state the time considered neces sary to complete the ship for sea. together with the price, fully equipped as before named. The object of the department in inviting proposals is to obtain the very liest ship-of-war that the mer cantile marine can produce, and proposals will bo received from ship builders only. The proposals, specifications.and drawings which conform to the conditions now presented, and com bine the greatest numl>er of advantages, will be se lected, and the prioe must receive the approval of the department l>efore a contract will l?e made. The reputation of bidder* as successful constructors will have due weight. The specifications, drawings, and models of parties not obtaining the contract can be withdrawn by them. je 29-law4w ITN1TED STATES PATENT OFFICE, Washington. June22,1557. On the petition of Joseph Baffin, of Philadelphia, I a., praying for the extension of a patent granted to him on the 6th of October, 1H43, for an improvement in "machines for breaking coal," for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which takes place on the6th day of October, 1857: It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the latent Office on .Monday, the 21st of September next, at 12 o'clock m.; and all persons are notified to appear an.l show cause, if any tlicy have, why said petition ought not to l>e granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the Patent Office their objections, specially set forth in writing, at least twenty days before the day of hearing ; all testimony filed by either party to be used at the said hearing must l?e taken and transmit ted in accordance with the rules of the Officc, which will l?e furnished on application. The testimony in the ease willlie closed on the 11th of September; depositions and other j ipprs relioij upon s testimony must be hied in the Office on or before the morning of that day; the arguments,if any, within ten days thereafjpr. Ordered, also that this notice be published in the National Intelligencer. Union, and Star, W'ashing mn,i V'i V": R^piiblu-an, Baltimore, Ml.: Argus, Philadelphia. Pa.; Daily News, New York. X. V.; and I o.;t, Boston, Mass.; once a week for thr^e successive weeks, previous to the 21st of September next, the day of hearing. CHARLES MASON'. Commissioner of Patents. P. S.?-Editors of thealiove ptpers will please copv. an-l send tfieir bills to the Patent Office, with a paper containing tins notice. ie?J-law3w ITN1TED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ^ Washington. June25,1857. On the petition ofFIenry Burt, of Newark, New Jersey, praying for the extension of a patent granted to hull the 23d ol September. 1843. for an improve ment in "knitting machines, for seven years from 5. ??5*Jrati,i1,0' Ha"1 patent, which takes place on the 2kl day of September, 18.57? It is ordered, that the mid petition lie heard at the 1 atent Office on Monday, the 14th of Sepfpinlw-r next, at 12 o'clock in.: and all persons are notified to appearand show cause, if any they have, why said petition ought not to l>e granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to hie in the Intent Otfice their objection*, specially *et forth in writing, at least twenfv day* li-f(.r?> the day ol hearing; all testimony filed bv either party to Ih* iish.1 at the said hearing inust b? taken and transmit ted m accordance with the rules of the office, which will be furmsh"d on application. The testimony in the case will be closed on the 4th ol Septeml>er; depositions and other pap?r* relied upon as testimony must be filed m fhe Office on or Itefore the morning of that day; the arguments, if any, within ten da% s thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notice be published in the National Intelligenoer, Fnion, antf Evening Star Washington, I). C.; Republican, Baltimore. Mary land; Patriot and I uion, llarrisburg, Fa.; News, New York, N. Y.; and Post. Boston, Mass.; onceaweek for three successive weeks previous to the llth day of Septemlier next, the day ofl>?armr CHARLES MASON. Coin'r of Patents. P. S. Editors of the above papers will pkase copv, and send their bills to the Patent Office, with a paper containing this notice. je2K-law3w . W'vKY V ALT. for sale at the CI rS MALT HOI SE. corner of Weat Falls avenue and Blook street, Baltimore, Md. may 6-ly Rectifying establishment.?Theun dersigned takes this method of informing Liquor Dealers that he ha? fitted i.p a RECTIFY ING ES I'ABLISH MENT in tins city, and is now prepared to supply nil those who may favor bun with their custom. He has on liand a large stock of Brandies, Gin, \\ ines, and Old Whiskeys, which he can sell at as low a figure as they can be purchased lor ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The Bubscril>er has also on hand a large lot of r oreign and Domestic Cigars. ? a ? . PETER FAG AN, Ian i4-6m* No. 95 Louisiana av.e. near inth at. CHILUN6TON HAS RECEIVED PUT. nam s Magazine for July. Graham's Magazine for July. Ladies' National .Magazine for July. Ballou's Dollar Monthly for July. New \ ork Journal for July. The great Pictorial Brother Jonatlian for the 4th of J u!>, lull of illustrations. All the Newspapers. Magazines, and everything in the Stationery line kept constantly on hand, and for wie&t JOS. SHILLINGTON's, . Bookstore, Odeon Building. J? I' corner 4}? street and Penu. avenue. BOOKS from LONDON.?Finden's Beauties of Moore. 1 vol., lolio, richlv bound in Turkey and illustrated with 1!) steel engravings; Flowers of Loveliness, 1 vol., folio, bound in Tur key morocco, and illustrated with 4 i groups of Fo "'iif ?"finely executed in steel: ,?I3. f he Pictorial Sunday Boon, 1 vol..folio, half bound in I urkey morocco, illustrated with numerous en gravings on wood and steel, and with maps ; ? i?. History and Description of the W'orlds Fair in l?5l. illustrated by beautiful steel engravings, 3 vol., 4to, finely ImiiiimI in Turkey morocco; .*.2. Hogarth s W orks hi a series of 150 steel engra vingsby the first artists,2vols.,4to,Turkey moroc co; 5'!ii. Shakspeare, 3 vols., royal 8vo, Turkey morocco, illustrated from daguerreoty pes of the greatest and most intellectual actors of the age ; .*21 FRATAYLOR. YV'?<>W"LASS.^ift boxes li? by 15 Trench v* Window (.lass, will be sold at one dollar and seventy-five pur liox for cash, in lots of M hoxes. Also, a full supply of large size French tJlas*. 1st, r! 'o . '"M <V.,!lllt.lT8' 4 if {i ]HSH ,or hot-houses, 8 by 10,8 by 12, 9 by 12, and lft by 12 cheap. .. ... K. 11. MILLER, SON & CO. Alexandria. Va. j?22 SJ'i'*'' SLA LING CANS.?Self Sealing Cans and t/. J?rsol I in. Glass, and fire and acid proof Stone Ware, in pints, quarts, ajid two quarts. Excellent for St raw I terries, green l'eas, or any other fruit or vegetables. 1S0 trouble, and perfectly reliable. G. FRANCIS. 490 7th street. MY STOCK OF BOOTS ANI)_SHOES being alio lit the largest in this city at tlns^ife. time, and having !>een purchased brlorethej rise in Leather, can l?e sold at alsxit 15 to 2?| per cent, less than goods purchased at tins' time. Call and examine for yourselves, at

i-.. . ii .. .. *.P' HOOVER'S, je 11 Iron Hall, Pa. nve. bet. 9th and loth sts. TABLE CUTLERY AND PLATED WARF I Ivory Handle Table and Dessert Knives Knives and r orks, and Carvers of the finest quality. \l hata ? orks and Spoons, Cups, Goblets, Castors.T ea Sets,Cake Baskets. Walters, Butter Coolers, Doub le Ice Pitchers, extra plated. Prices low. _,e? 6- FRANCIS.49117th st. r\C FONT'S GUNPOWDER. !;^:re,c.n 1"",o pa^,",? a - >V. ALBERT KING, Agent for the District of Columbia, may 12 tf (Intel.&States) NGe^rge&J!?l^ N NFFIM^f- Mllw,a,rd & Son's exhibition the I>est m tlie rnarke't^* a"U betwwn?-?? "umbers; ?.lt2.rreir" NEEDLES, put up in caskets of one hundred. ^ p Mattress. Sail, Harness. Darning, Chenille Net ting, and Knitting NEEDLES, f./wle by No. I3B Bridge street^ GeorlreS^i. oity, oqq at the lowest prices. I 6. FRANC 18, <80 7tU itreeU Insurance, Ac. Capital. ? ?- ?aro.WO!!! This ComMni i? now prepMed to receive ?Pfj?? fions Tor IxSTkANCKON BLII.DINGS, MfcE CHA.N DISK. Ac- at the usual City rate., without any charge for Policy, at tlieir Office, corner of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Washington City Savings Bank. DIRECTOR*. , ? Wm. F. Bayly, Samuel Robert ParaMi Jf1** r. Huliduft Wm. Orme, H"^n.,T*'rlor? Francis Mohun, M. W. Gait. ei*i*BeailjAME8 c McoUIRE. President. Grafton D. Hanson. Secretary. PROTECTION AND INDEMNITY FROM I LOSS AND DAMAGE B^ FIRE, THE PERILS OFTHB SEA. AND INLAND TRANSPORTA TlON. FARMERS AMD MECHANIC?* INSURANCE COMPANY* OF PHILADELPHIA. FlRB, MaRINB, AND INLAND INSURANCE. Authorized C*pii*l ?? 81,260,000!!! Office. Northwest corner of Pennsylvania Avksck and 17th Strut, \\ asuisbior. DIRECTORS. _ Hon. Thos. B. Florenoe, Charles Dingee, George H. Armstrong, Thomas Manderfield. Charles A. Rubicain, Edwafid R. He.mbold, George Helmhold, P. Carroll Brewster, James E. Neall, Isaac Leech. Jr. THOMAS B. FLORENCE, President, EDWARD R. HELM BOLD. Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 3H7 D street, opposite City Hall. J . . John M.Thornton, corner 1st street and Virginia avenue. Island. James Williams, No. 22 street. John Riggles, No. 501 13th street, below Penniyl vania aveuue. MARINE SURVEYOR. Captain J. P. Lev*, No. 367 Pennsjlvaoiaavenue, opposite National Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, John Thomason. Authorized Capital and $1,473,05707 As*et9 .$523,057 07 Invested in Bonds, Mortgages, and Good Securities. The following statement exhibits the businessand condition of the Company to November 1, 1856: Premium received oiriiiarine and inland risks to No vember 1,1356 ... . $2u,iR84 60 Fire premium .. 176.796 61 Interest on loan......??. ? ?. 8.7i*4 47 Total receipts 8400,185 68 Paul marine losses $64,427 04 Paid fire losses. .. 3S,737 3S Expenses, salaries,and commis sions 45,489 00 Reinsurance, return premiums, and &genoy charges...? 27,474 68 3177,128 61 Balance remaining with the Company. .$223,057 07 The Assets of the Company art as follows: Philadelphia city and county bonds^ $'6,848 ia Railroad bonds 11,000 00 First mortgages, real estate.. ?. 143.5'|0 00 Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,400 00 Girard and consolidation bank stock. 5,128 00 Deposited with Duncan, Sherman A. Co., New York 30,000 00 Delerre<l payment on stock not > et due.... 97,700 oft Notes for marine premiums 108,0W 59 Due from agents, secured by bonds - - 35,376 18 Premiums on policies recently issued, and debts due the company.... ? 26,470 38 Balance in bank 16,456 74 9523,057 07 The business of this Company will oompare favor ably with the most successful similar institutions ui the United States. . Frum the 1st day of August. 1855, in fifteen months, up to the tst day of November, 1856, the premiums and interest received amounted to the large sum of four hundred thousand one hundred and eighty-five 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 and sixty-one cents. With these evidences of success and good man agement, the Directors feel justified in 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 issue policies against loss or damage by hre on DWELLIXtiS. FURNITURE, MILLS, MAX U FA CTOli IK S. H\f HE HO U S E S, All descriptions of Bl'l LDINGSand their contents; or all kinds ol MERCHANDISE, transported Uy Vessels,Steamboat*, Canal Boats. Railroads. and the usual conveyances to or from any portion of EUROPE A XI> AMERICA. and on the hulls of STEAM BOATS navigating the Western Waters. The rates of premium will be as low as other com panies. and in fixing them ever* improvement in construction and arrangement will be taken luto con sideration. All losses speedily adjusted and promptly pain. Office, northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. Ins urance may also be effected at the Home Ofire, northwest corner Walnut and Second streets, Philadelphia, And mother principal cities of the United States by authorized officers of the Company. ap 3 B ANKING HOUSE OF ? CHUBB BROTHERS. Deposits.?Deposits reoeived and Checks paid without charge. Drafts on the northern seaboard cities received on Deposit at par, and Exchange on said<Ci!ies furnished to depositors without charge. Interest on Deposits.?Interest will be allowed on Deposits at such rates as may t?e agreed upon. Deposits in Virginia and I ncurkent Monet. Deposits m Virginia and other Uncurreut Money re ceived to be cheeked for, payable m same funds, or in specie, we charging tiie regular Exchange. Discounts.?Notes, Drafts.and Bills of Exchange will be discounted, and Loans inadcou Stocks, Bonds, und Securities,at the market rate. Letters of Credit.?Letters of Credit will be furnished, negotiable in the different Cities of the I nited Slate*, on Deposit of Money or Collaterals, and interest allowed if Money is deposited, and charged if Collaterals, on such terms as may be agreed upon. Traveling Bills of Exchange.?Travelers will be furnished with drafts in such sums as may Imb de sired negotiable in the different Cities of the Union. Bills and Letters of Credit on England, Ire land and Europe.?Bills of Exchange and Letters of Credit on England, Ireland and Europe,furnished at the market rate for Exchange, in sums to suit. Bonds, Stock*, Ac.?Bonds, Stocks, and Securi ties paying from 6 to 12 pr. cent., alwa;s for sale, or bought in the different Cities at a comintksion of a V pr. cent. Where Stocks are bought upon orders, we reserve the right to call for a deposit of 1<> pr. cent on the cost. Bonds or Stocks will l>e ordered by tele graph. Railroad, City, and State Bonds.?Railroad, City, and State Bonds can be placed in our hands for negotiation, either in this country or Europe. Rail road Iron purchased for cash or with Bonds. Land Warrants.?Land Warrants bought at the maiket rates. All Warrants sold by us are tuaran Utd in every respect. Land Warrants located on commission. Land Warrant quotations regularly lurmshed if re quested. Warrants will be forwarded to Western Houses on orders, or sent for sala on oommiBBion to responsible parties. Real Estate and Insurances.? Real Estate bought end soid. and Insurances effected. Claims on United States, Court of Claims, Congress.?Claims on the United States, before t he Court of Claims or Congress, intrusted to us, wiil be prosecuted by prompt and able attorneys. CHUBB BROTHERS, jan 77 Opposite the Treasury. INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITES. MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES CHUBB BROTHERS. BANKERS, Opposite the Treasury, THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS, Washington, is oomposed of CIIAS. St. J. CHUBB, JOHN D. BARROW, HENRY HOLMES. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHER, BARROW A CO., Davenport, Iowa, Is oomposed of CHAS. St. J. CHUBB, ALEX'R H. BARROW, Jan *7?tf WM. H. DOUGAL. STOCK IN THE OLD DOMINION COAL COMPANY, KAN AW A COUNTY, VA. Subscriptions will l>e reoeived at the Banking House of Chubb Brothers, for the remaining stock of the alwive company, lieing three hundred shares The cnpital stock is #100,(100 (dollars.) of which $7<!,ooti has been subscribed. The mines are now prepared for active operations, and 6 per cent, in terest will l?e guaranteed upon the stock now offered for sale, by ttie original stockholders, for the period of two years. Particulars in regard to the stock, and its prosneots. will be made known npon application to CHUBB BROTHERS. ian 27 P. P. DANDRIDGF.. Agen Books from London. Chapman's Homer's Iliad, 2 vol.: $3. Francis Uuarle's Enchiridion, 1 vol.: 87 cts. Seldeu's Table Talk. 1 vol.; is!lt25. Wither's Hymns and Songs, 1 vol.; $1.25. Aubrey's Miscellanies. I vol.: ?1. Mather's Providences in New England ; $1.25. Southwell's poetical Works: $1. Tales of theGeneu.l vol., illustrated; ?1.25. Rabelai's Works, 2 vols.; $2. The Heptameron of Margaret of Navarre, I vol.: ,%i je 18 f RANCK TAYLOR. , I. L I O T T 'S HISTORY OF NEW ENG J land, 2 vols., 3vo; At. Irving's Sketch B?m>e, 1 vol., 16 mo; 60 ots. Irving's Tales of a Traveller, 1 vol., 16 ino, 60 cts. Salmagundi, I vol,, 16 mo;60 cts. Rousseau's Confessions Translated, second period 1 vol.: $ 1.25. Buskin's Modern Painters.4 vol.; ?1.25. Marriage As It Is and Shmild Be, by Rev. John Bay ley, 1 vol.: 75 cts. Iladd's Modern Horse Doctor, 1 vol.: St. DaddVAnatomy and Physiology of the Horse, large volume with plates; $2. je 2u FRANCK TAYLOR. F^ANCY BASKETS.?A lar?:e quantity of Fancy Baskets, which were sent to our address from Paris by mistake, will l>e sold at half price to cover the duty advances, for two weeks only,at the Music Depot, oorner of'Pennsv Ivama avenue. 11th and D ntr*+m. W. B. MKT/KROTT. je 8 E H PH (> WA R D'SSU PR EM E COURT R EPC)RTs Volume 19th, session of 1856 '57. Tins day ubllaj^d. IB FRANCK TAYLOR, Medicines. pRIVATE MEDICAL TKUAT1BK PHISIQLOGJCAL?Vlifr OF MARRIAGE. By M. B. La CROIX. M. D.. Albauy.N. Y. 8D0 paces tod 130 fine Plain and Colored Lithographs and Plates. IETPRICK UNLYSCENTS.^0 lLr~ Sent fret pot tat t to all parts %f tke F?i#?. Dr. M. B. La Croix*. Physiological View of Mar riage. A new and revised edition of 25o pa^es and 19' plates. Price & oenta a copy. A popuiar and comprehensive treatise on the duties and casualties of single and nuirried life?happy and frmtful allian oes, mode of securing them?nilel citous arid infer tile ones?their obviation and removal?oervous de bility, its causes and cure, by a process at onoe so simple, safe, and effectual, that failure is impossible ?rules for daily management?an essay on Sperma torrhcra, with practical observation* on a safer and more successful mode of treatment?precautionary 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 aase graph ic*l ly illustrated by lieautiful plates. It'points out the remedies 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 partic ularly recommended to person* entertaining aecret doubta of their pht meal condition, and who are con scious of having hazarded the health, happiness and privileges to which every human being is entitled to. Price 25 oents per copy, or five copies for A) mail ed free of postage to any part of the United States, by addressing Dr. LA CROIX, (post paid.) Albany, New ^ ork. enclosing 2S oents. N.B.Those who prefer may oonsult Doctor |LA CROIX .upon any of the diseases upon which his book treats, either personally or by mail. His medi cines often cure in the short apace o| six da)*, and completely and entirely eradicate all traoes of those disorders winch copaiva and oubeU have so Ion* been thought an antidote, to the ruin of Ihe health of the patient. His " French Secret" la the great con tinental remed* for that class of disorders which un fortunately, physicians treat with mercury , to the irretrievable deatruction to the patient'a constitu tion, and whioh all the aaraaparilla m the world aaa not cure. JX7" Offioe No. 31 Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. feb 14?ly The greatest "" MEDICAL DISCOVERY OF THE AGE. Mr. Ken^kdt. of Roxbury, has discovered in one of our oomuion pasture we?da a remedy that cares fcVKRT KIND or HCMOK, _ . from worst Scrofula down to a rem mom Pimple. He has tried it in over eleven hundred oases, and never failed except in two cases, Is-th Thunder Hu mor. He has now m his possession over one hundred eertifioatcs of ita value,all within twenty luiles of B<?a ton. .Two Ixittle. are warranted to cure a nursing Sore Mouth. One to three bottlea will cure the worst kind cf Pimplea on the Face. Twoor three liottlea will clear the system of Biles. Two (Kittles are warranted to cure the worat Canker in the Mouth and Stomach. three to hve bottles are warranted to cure the worst kind ol Ery sipelas. One or two Unties are warranted to cure all Hu mor in the Eyes. Two !m it ties are warranted to cure Running of the Ears ami Blotches among the Hair. I-our to six Utttlea are warranted to cure corrupt and running Llcers. One bottle will cure Scaly Eruptions of the Skin. I wo or three bottles are warranted to cure the worst kind of R ingworm. Twoor three bottles are warranted to cure the mos* desperate cage of Rheumatism. 1 hreo to four bottles are warranted to cure Salt rheum. F ivc to eight bottlea will cure the worat caae of Scrofula. A benefit is always experienced from the first bot tle, and a perfect cure is warranted wiieu the above quantity i* taken. Nothing looks so improlAble to those who have in vain tried all the wonderful medicines of the day, as that a common weod growing ou the pastures, and along old stoue waila. should cure everv humor in the ay stem ; yet it is a hxed fact. I f you have a humor, it has to start. There are no IFS nor A\DS, hums ?or *?out it suiting some cases, butlnot youra. I noddled over a thousand bottlea of it in the vicinity o? Boston. I know the effects of it in evenr case. It has already done some of the greatest curea ever done in Massachusetts. I gave it to children a year onl. in o(d peop,e of sixty. I have seen poor, puny, wormy-looking children, whose flesh was soft and nattiiy, restored to a perfect state of health by one i ottie. i T.V tho?f Tho are ?????ct to a sick headache, one bottle will always cure it. It sives great relief in catarrh and dizziness. Som* who have taken it Inid '?eeri costive for years, and have been regulated by it. Iiere the iHMly is sound it works quite easv. nut where there is any derangement of the functions ol na'iire. it will cause very singular feelings, but >.ou must iiot be alarmed; they always disappear in from four day a to a week. There is never a had 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 mv own practice I always kept it strictly for hu mors?but since its introduction as a general family medicine, great and wonderful virtues have t>een found hi it that I never suspected. Several casesof epileptic fits?a disease which was always considered incurable, have been cured by a few O. what a inercy if it will prove etfec tual in all cases of that awful malady?there are but lew w ho have seen more of it fhan I have. I know of several cases of Dropsy, nil of them aged people cared bv .t. For the various diseases of the Liver, Sick Hendache. Dyspepsia, Aftamia. Fever and Ague. | ain in the Side, Diseases of the Spine, and particularly in Diseases of the Kidneys. Ac, the discovery has done more good than any medicine ever knovru. No change of diet ever necessary?oat the best you can i;et and enough of it. Diffrtions for U*e.?Adulta one table spoonful per day-children over ten \ears dessert sp?ioiiful? children from five to eight years, tea-spellful. Aa no direct lona can be applicable to all constitutions, take sufficient to operate on the bowela t wioe o day. MASrFACTl'RKD BT *r ?rDO N ? L D K K N N E D Y. lYo. 120 Warren Street. Rorbury, Massachusetts. Agents for Washington.?Chas. Stott A Co.. Z. t? 11 man. Kid w ell A I.awrerice, J. B. (tardner, flurry \iJh?* u N"vh & 9' vJ' - J. p. Stone. Martin King. Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz A Co., d efr Daniel B. Clark. J. P. Milburn. DunUr Dyson, Ford A Bro. Agents for <>eorgetown.?R. . ( issell, O M Leiithain. J. L, Kidwell. my 5-ly r|M? ALL THAT VALTE THEIR SIGHT. JOHN TOBIAS, PRACTICAL OPTIC TAX wishes to call-the attention of all thai^J^ TSSl sutler with defective sight, caused by age. sick Un'tmi t Prtlcu'?r'y (r?m f lassea miudiciously so lecred. to h * superior >PECTACLES and GLASS ,u 'W'i'i y ,!,,nse;f to a true spherical o .a'it transparency, suited preoise. ly and l>enehoially to the wearer, according to the are^1 71 ,ty 5f 'he V* v"y nimerou" ?. i ? r iXiuPr?oious or^&n of sight from the commencement of using g,asses ii not beiy precisely su,?e<l. by the use of an Opfomi ter, and the practice of many rears enables him to measure the focal disease of the eves ami snnh glasses that are absolutely required wiil'bc furiush ed.r'.,.1,.Pr5.cl810n satisfaction. JOHN TOBIAS acknowledges the very 'literal fr'rrrne,lt and furthe?sol^lS thenfsclve^of his aid*** Wh? **** not yet availed ihoe.u?US that c,inno^ oonveniently oali, by sending the *lns-es in use. ami state how many inohes tl -t D?ied*wjrh ??i ''h'nt Wl^ thc,r "P^ctacles. can l>e sup plied with such as will improve their siirht. Innumerable testimonials to he seen ; and referen ces given to many who have denvei the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to tie had gratis, at his office No 512 up staira.8treet' 60 do<>r8 from ^ Fellows' H?h. s..: The s ir i^Ysv^iiKi; zt" """"" LJTT. W.TAZEWELL. T'.ih^ve tr!rd V^11- Spectacles obtained from Mr. Tobias, and find them of great assistance to my sight and corresponding with his description of the foous I recommend him as a skilful opt.cian. HENRY A. WISE. beenindnood by a friend to visit the estab L.? i i ' f?T the purpose of trying his glasses, I was furnished by hint with a JTr slightly colored blue, which have aflorded me ml?re relief and gratification than anv I have ever tried In/ f *'i?d. was injured by writ K,,r. rtS?.&"" "" JOHN WILSON, Dec. 11. lei. Co"itniBsioner Gen'l I^ind O^ioe. I have used '.Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months,and tnke great pleasure in saviiiK that I am much pleased with them. I have n ?c*s4?^a^r,, banty, I was gratified to find that Mr. Tobias seem od to oomprehend them by inspection and some slfrTt ^?^,hr.7"en.t,nad h? ,"1" M air of Spe -ta cles that suits me admirably. a. P BL'TI vh July 11, 185b. ar,DLiLfcK. Mr J Tobias W|IWr^*TOJ,/N ?M Jnt" ,7-,8S4 ^he Spectacles which I ohtainir from^ula^Veek visuV r" t,>nr- '?'/om n? inequality in the Very respectfully, youra, R. b DRAW Rcatorof St. J^es'splrVsh. From neuralVefecusnd tK un'e"."^^ *' eyes. 1 have lieen compelled to use e!a&K? 1 ' ral years. I have tr^dffferent ojfeiM. w,?^; obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to iiir iJI. p ' months since Mr Vobiss made two for me, which I have found to serve ml By the use of his optometer he is enab'eff to ? glasses most muiutefy to the eve. I most ? iP recommend Mr. Tobias to ill havm??^wh'V,u"y glasses, and boar in) te.t.nionj as to hu^llb ? ''j? loW c""?taiitiyhon haad.*" 10 ttu* PIANOS.-The largest stock of PIANOS m District alwavs on hand at the extensive wsr? room, of J()HN F KM.IS. corner often, it pUBA HONEY. ,V . * Bubscrdier has just rooeived. and for s>i? ten tierces of chilled CUBA HON'KY eery and Provision Store. N" ?? ih itriet .7,H Loui^isuaavenue. street and je,8tf JONAS P. LEVV EiEiS^l an Traveleri' Directory. ? TNITED STATES M AIL LINE. ONLY REGVLAR LINE AND WITHOUT FAItrll FOR KlOHT TEAKS rni CALIFORNIA AND OREGON VIA PANAMA RAILROAD. Rtgmlmr Sail tut Days. Stk # **uk meat*. Cattiox.?80 mwii frauds and imposi tions of various kinds have l>een lately1 Ft pet rated on travellers l?ound toC A I.I ' OK \ I A. that the sut<eoril>er. the only authorised Agent for passage Inr the I . Mail Line. via !?*?? ma. in the city of \?w York. fe*n it his duty to caution ail persona seeking pasaage to California, that, to avoid imposition, the) must Iw careful to find the true office of the Steamships of the I". S. Mail Line, via Panama Railnrnd. aa no other oftea in New York is authorised to engage passage. _ The Companies liave only <mr iwc in New York, which is at 177 West street, oorner of U arren street, fronting ?>? the North River, at ttiebead of tiie Una pam'? Wharf. ?fT"/*- Observe my sign over the door. I. W. RAYMOND. Agent. je l>- New York. VyAtfHINUTON BRANCH RAILROAD. TR A INS RUN AS FOLLOWS: Fn?m WASHINGTON at ?> a. m..eoassctim at Relay with trains for the West. rihI at Baltimore with those lor Philadelphia an<l New York; at IJn a. in., lor Annapolis, Baltimore. Phi iad?lplna. and New York ; at :> p. in. for Baltimore and Norfolk, and at Remy witn Frederick train. EXPRESS at 4^'p.m. at Relay for the West, and for AnnRpolia, Baltimore. 1'hiladelpliia, and New \ ork. On Sunday at 7 a. m . and ?.?> p. m. From BALTIMORE i>? WASHINGTON at 4.15 and 9.15 a. 111.. 3 and 5.15 p. m. On Sunday at 4.15 a. in. and 5.15 p. m. je 12-1 f T. H. r ARSONS. Agent. THE NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL ~~ ON IT ED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. Tk* Shift rcmrrunt (Ail Lint arc. he ATLANTIC Capt. Oliver Kldndga. Capt. Joseph Corns: .? k 1 ha ADRIATIC ? Capt. James West. These ships having l-een <>u 111 l?y contract ex press y for the Govermiiant aervioe.every oere has !?een takes in th?r construction, as also in their engines. to in sure strenKthand speed,and their aocommodatioua fcr passengers aie unequalled for elegatioe and cum fort. Price of passage from New York to Liverpool, in first cabin, $!??; in mcikI do . jfTs . exolusive use i?f ajtra size state rooms. ?A?S. From Liverpool to New \ ork, 3" and guineas. An experienced Sur Kaon attached to each ship. No lierths aan t?e secured until paid for. The ships of this line have unproved water tight bulk heads. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. FROM MIW YORK. FROM LIVKRToOL. Saturday, June IRS7 Wednesday, J une IRS7 Saturday, July 4 1RW Wednesday, July ft 1KTF Saturday, July 18 1*57 Wednesday, J uly 22 1&57 Saturday , Au?. 1 IK57 Wednesday, Aug. 5 1*57 Saturday. Aug. 15 1*57 Wednesday. An*. 19 IM7 Saturday. Sept. 12 .. 1H37, \Vednesday, Sept. 2 1857 Saturday, S?-pt. 26 1857 Wednesday. Sept. 9* Ik57 Saturday, Oct. I?? I.i57 Wednesday . Oct. 14 l?57 Saturday, Oct. 2? 1K57 Wednesday , Oct. # ikS7 Saturday, Nov. ? 1H57 Wednesday, Nov. 11 1k57 Saturday, Nov. 21 1*57 Wednesday, Nov. 25 1857 Saturday, Dec.5 18571 Wednesday, lw?c. 9 lsvr ? Wednesday. Dee. J3 1*57 For freight or passage. apply to EDWARD K. COLLINS, No. 36, Wall street. New ^ ork. BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO., Liverpool. STEPHEN KENNARD A. CO., 27, A or tin r riars, London. B. G. WAIN WRIGHT A CO.. Pans. The owners of these ships will not be accountable for gold, sil'-er, bullion, specie, jewelry, precious stones or inetais, unless bnls of lading are signed therefor and the value thereof expressed therein. je IS WASHINGTON AND ALEX A N DKI A, AND MOINT VERNON. Chaks* of Hours.?The Steamers UKORliK WASHINGTON or THOMAS COLLI ER will depart at the followi^ UK hours, on ami after 3d May uext: Leave Alexandria, at 7, 8>?, 1<%, 12,2S. 4*, and 6K o c!'>clt. Leave 7\,9?.11V. 1.3k. 5*. and7. I he public may confidently rely ou the Boat start tne at the time advertised. ..V'Jf Boats will make r trip to MOI NT \ KK.NON on Ttesdat end Friday of each week, leaviu* \\ ashinrton at 9o'clock a. m. JOB CORSON. I ^ _ GEO. T. HOWARD. < Captains. Either Lf*at may lie chartered for ^.xcursions at any tune, on application to JOSEPH BR^AN President of the Company , at his office, 3? Penn! avenue, or t?? the Captains on Isiard. ap *? tf WTEAMER GEORGE PAGE. rp? HO r K S OF UEPAR TV K F. ^> i9U%Vfv^r'LX,iudr,a at 4>?* l ^Va"h,n?t<"i ?? <?*; >'?. 1V. 4. 5H. 7. apan-d ELLIS L. PR ICE. Captain. I)AANn l4?<?rD.R ^WARDS' FERRY via I'iieKtpMke and J?*1'0 ?The Packer Ib.ats AR ^ G<> and M.C. MEIGS, will unniinencJ^^S^k making dail> trips to the al?n*e points on Nlimday, March 23, leavinc the wharf of W. H. at"? oV^'^J^'towii.D. C. every moraitw r ' pxcepieo; tiirouch id eictit hoars; letvini Oeor^eCowu at Hevevi fi*eiock in the rS; Boats will arrive at the Great \> ashmgtow Aque?iuct. at l? a. in.. Seueca at lim.. r^ \ errT 3 p- m" Wl,',re a sfa?e will !<* ib R^nr' r ??nr?7 P*f""n^ers to |^ast>urc, Va, Returnin*. leave Edwards' Fern every d*% at nuii at sunse't! ""'""'if, and arriving in Gcrgetown r:,T,'w>U*?'*7V Intermediate points a? io.,owh : Great Falls or \\ asluncton \gueduct V) cents ; Seneca. 75 ^n?; Edwards' Fe?r, #7.i2 Leeilturjc, \ irKima, inoludinc coach <91 7S Maa. ?* IItAf ^ vv.h.ah. g. ritter. J^EW ROUTE TO THE SOUTH WEST. MEMPHIS 4? CHARLESTON RAILROAD COMFLETBt.?COSXcrTlMO ink ?;?**J-"7 IIS. C.; Sffrea u< A#r,44*"'rm Y?R1KXUTHg\iisVlts'm bTvTT"EW 1 h's rued is now completed and opened for there* ? ular transportation of Passenrers ;?nd Freieht, and wi.l atford more Expedition and less Expense than yther route l>etwcei: the Northeast and South m nrll ar,d Shippers will take due notica thereof, and eovern themaefves aocordinrly. T?["? 'f*v* Stevenson dmfy at 2* C-HLitt. f 1? *,rr,x'*1 ,,r trains from sanedt^? 7" Nashville, ?and arrive Rt Memphis Sii tZ ? P" L1!-' connecting with First Cinss Steam Packet, to New Orleans, and all other 1 moor * bM^ fB^rn 1 vers.* G,? cm ^ i\ r ?r""^.Ace|,ts at Charleston or Savan ger trains. p. c. A R MS' Hp?Tiini, . , j General Superintendent, tl t NTS . ILLK, ( Ala.) At*iI 1st, 1&57. 'Through Tickets to Memphis, Ac., sold at Wil mington. N. C,; Charleston,S. C.; Auxusta. Savan nah, Maoon. Atlanta, and Co!uml>us, Gaj Montcom ery^ Aia.; Chat tar. ooga. and Nashville, T^enn. T. oofinact with the Western Trams on this road. ,ake Wains from Wi'ni i.g Te,m : ^A,Ui'U1a-G? :( ?'?tan.H*a and Na.hv.lTa, lenn., and the day trams from Charleston and Kingsvi.le, S. C.: and Atlanta. Ga. ap 7-tf I TMTED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ,, . " ASHI*?Tosr. July 4th. 1*57. On the petition of Henry Burden, of Troy. New N oik, pray nit for the extension of a patent crntit"! to hi in ori the 14th of Septemlier, lti4S. f??r an nn proveinent 111 ? machinery for making horseshoes" for sexrn years frem the'expiratnmVlSIS * iTls order?fl*rr V! .U,e UV' 0a> ol ^'ml-'r.! P-ltent * *fl *>'? V"d petition I- he^rd at the It Sl f. NT^.iKlHjr the 7th ofSepteaib-r next. * r Per*ons *""0 notified to ap pear and show cNu?e. if any they have why said ne tit ion ought not to lie granted. "aie'*,Mr f hie mThe*ParentS*tel!mtom ?? required to ?if in iiif 1 .< ent * th??ir forth III writing, at least twenty d*wm bitT?K us idZI't'2: "" !2L"???r h iw efthS rirty To ri us. <1 at the said hearing must lie taken and tr .neinit - ?.'ViLafC< .,Kjf *1"1 rules of the ortice which *[?' furnished on spplic*ati'>n. The testimony 111 the case w.ll t>ee!osed on the 27th of August; depositMMM and other pap.-rs\eVed ^emon;;::: "ti:\ ftr' in?,"^oe,?r?;:rtx .on. II : K5r?l,l,c?. B.I, m"VI, '' Patriot. Harr,sl.ur$h. Pa.; Daily nVw, New Vork jr't ess* "?"" CHARLES MASON. n ? . Commissioner of Patents. HOOKS.?Digest of Maryland Reports Gill's Reports.9 vols^ Msnlml Reports, 8 vols.,and Maryland Chancer* f?ceis i'voLavo'- h> 5tOCkett' Merr,ck.nW jKu^; Chitt j on the Law of American Nates, H,ll?tn..lTxT' W',h An'^?" Notes; new ?|, Greenlear. Overruled Casei ; revised edition ; 1 fsr B"?=? ?<? Hiilanl on l^t^ai PrD&crf? . _i.. ' . Tile ^ A ins worth; Wc. 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