Newspaper of Evening Star, 11 Temmuz 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated 11 Temmuz 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. THE SABBATH DAY. BT WILLIAM HOWITT. What ?pell has o'er the populous city past ? The wonted outreat or it* life is stay d: It* sports, its gainful schemes are earthward cast. As though their vileness were at once display'd; The roar of trade has coased, and on the air Come holy songs, and solemn sounds of prayer. Far spreads the charm ; from every hamlet spire A note of rest and heavenward thought is peal'd : By his calm hearth reclines the peaaant sire ; The toil-worn steed hasks in tne breezy held. Within, without, through farm and cottage blest, 'Tis one bright day of gladness nnd of rest. Down from the mountain dwellings, whilst the dew Shines on the heath-bellsf and tne fern is bending, In the fresh breese, in festive garbs 1 view Childhood, and age, the buoyant youth descending. <<od! who has piled thy wonders round their home, 'Tis in their love they to thy temple some. A stately ship speeds o'er the mighty main? Oh ! many a league from our own happy land ! Vet from its heart ascends the choral stra:n; For there its little isolated hand. Amid the ocean desert's awful roar. Praise him whose love link? shore to distant shore. O'er palmv woods where summer radiance falls, In the glad islands of the Indian main. What thronging crowds the missionary calls To raise to heaven the Christian's glorious strain! L? ! where, engnt by children of the sun, Htauds the white man, and counts his vidtories won. In the fierce deserts of a distant zone, 'Mid savage nations, terrible and stern, A lonely a^om, sever'd from his own. The traveller wends.death or renown to enrn. Parch'd. fasting, wearied, verging to despair. He kneels, he prays; hope ki?nl!ess in his prayer. O'er the wide world, blest day, thine influence flies; Rest o'er the sufferer spreads l?er talmy wings ; Love wakes, joy dawns, praise tills the listening skies; The expanding heart from earths enchantment springs; Heaven, for one day. withdraws its nneient ban, I nbars its gates, ana dwells once more with mnn. lO"" The Boston Courier announces the fol lowing : '?It is stated that Messrs. Phillips. Sampson \ Co.. have made arrangements to commence the rublication of an original American Magazine, n which, however, they propose to secure also the assistance of some English authors." fO~ Advices received from Fort Randnll state that the hand of Sioux Indians?the same that committed the outrages and murders at Spirit Lake?are now at the headwaters of the James river, about sixtv miles front Fort Pierre. It is firobable United' States troops will lie sent after hem. Mtssorst Marble ?A western paper makes mention of a block of marble taken from a quarry opposite Caradean, Mo., fifty miles above Cairo on the Mississippi. The marble is described as of a browning color, beautifully variegated, of a very .^pe grain, susceptible of a high polish, and eicelleri* /of building and ornamental purposes. A SkaSa.*M<?n i'P TUB Cot'NTKY.?The Lan singburg Gaze'teaays: Monday morning, about four o'clock, whife King, the renowned Lan singburg fisherman. '**as fishing below the dam, he caught a sea salmon Weighing over 12 pounds, in his net. Joe says " he iuade as much fuss as fifty shad.*' It is the first flsh of the kind ever taught in this vicinity. A father shot by his son.?One night, last week. Col. D. H. Witcher. propriety of the At lanta house, Ga., reprimanded his *?n. a youth aged lw or *20 years, for drinking, when the youth drew a pistol and tired- The ball unfcntanately took effect in the abdomen of the father, pssssing through the left lobe of the liver and lodging in the spine, causing his death on the following day. The parricide immediately made his escape. A Military Suggestion.?We learn that at the recent gathering at Lexington, it wab sug gested by several military officers that a gratid^ re view of all the volunteer companies in the I'ni ted States be held at some suitable time on the {irairies of Illinois, and be reviewed by the Presi dent of the I'nited States and General Scott ;*Jid Staff. A grand suggestion. jp* The cause of Rev. Or Ross and his sup porters in seceding from the New School Assem bly at Cleveland, meets the marked disapproba tion of the majority of the Presbyterian Church in the South. The Southern Presbvtcrian. pub lished at Charleston, as the organ of the Church In the South, has a sharp article oil Dr. Ross, de clining to accept his leadership. niT" Henry Winter,an American. Is at the head of the ship-building establishment of the Dan ube Navigaticr** Company, one of tlie largest and most successful In ?he world, whose invest?fl capital amounts to S?17.?MMS??. They have at pres ent In constant employ 9t> side-trbeel steamers," propellors, 450 barges, and 1.5M landing bridges, roads, and coal tenders, all of iron, and they are constantly adding to their number. {JT It has remained for the present generation to witness the practical demonstration of the fact that Niagara river is navigable for steamers from tbe city of Buffalo to the village of Niagara Falls, and on Monday navigation was formally opened between the two places, with ceremonies appro priate to the occasion. Three steamers, loaded with people, traversed the distance from the Great Hydraulic Canal to Buffdo, and were received by an immense concourse of people, with cheering and the firing of cannon. An amusing incident occurred recently in rega d to Powers' Fisher Boy. A gentleman wh# set a high value on his copy of this graceful work before embarking for Europe, bad it care fully shrouded in cotton and deposited in a Ih>x. A gang of juvenile burglars invaded his premi ses. broke oj?en bis case, and thought, from its weight, to find plate within ; but. when the white visage of the marble sleeper caught their eyes, by tne dim light of a lantern, thinking they had disturbed a corpse, tbev dropped their thieving tools and incontinently fled, without a particle of spoil. Tibbino a Man.?This is the latest crime in New Orleans?or rather the newest stvle ot amusement of certain municipalities of that re markable city. A gentleman is walking along the street?is suddenly seized, and in front of one of the public pumps is ducked in the pool of wa ter. The more splendid his clothes, and the more elegant his appearance, the more anxious are tbe mobs to give their subject hydropathic treatment. We notice no attention ?>eing paid to this matter bv the New Orleans Police They, doubtless, think the whole population deserve the applica tion of water. Anomalijc* of Trade?The marine list In Saturday's Whig, chronicled the arrival at this port, of a cargo of lime from Maine, a cargo of oyster shells from Baltimore, to used, no doubt, in the manufacture of lime; a cargo of lumber from Albany, N. Y.; a cargo of herrings from Halifax, and a cargo of coal from Poit De posit. while the list of clearances embraced a vessel for Alexandria, and another for the city of New York, with cargoes of bituminous coal. This paragraph will atlord aliment for thought to those who are disposed to meditation.? Kick m9nd H'Ai*. ARRIVALS AT THE HOTELS BROWNS' HOTEL ?A J McGill. Miss; Miss M< Gill, do, J M Watson, do; Mrs Watson, do; Miss Watson, do; A McLaughlin and lady, Md; W S Barord, Miss; J W ^nod grass. do; W B Vinceritand lady, Mass; J Johnson, do; N Rivi-.s Va; E L Parker. Md: A T Steele. La; Win D Cooke. NC: C Helm, L'SN': J II B'-nuers, lad v. Ala; K M Haines and son, 111; 1' H McBrlde. Mo H C Frazitl. Md. A W Baker and lady, NY; R R L Tee) and family, Kan; A R Foremen, do; G Forrest, Capt G W" Hoover, WBRR; Capt G A Rawlings. do; Capt P Dukehart, do; Capt A G Hopping, NYAPRR; Capt J Shaiker, laav, Md; E T Sykes. Miss; Mrs R Sykes, do; Airs Drink ard. Va; Mr Barnwell, do; T W Pierc?, A11; S G Gray, J Weinman, Pa; W Griffith. Md. W1LLARI 8' HOTEL --R S Hitchcock, Md; Dr Wederstandt. La; Hon J E Morse; R Scjggin. Va; C S West Cal Mr. T-l ~ . f uv, * - m? m w in, r Galpin, lv. Pa; W S Johmon. La; F Lamed. Md; C Knap. Va; E W St well, NY; B Bcckin id -e. Pa; Com Gessenger, L'SN; W 11 l'ark*r, do; H s Morgan. Wis; D Sherwood, lv, Pa; Miss Magwon. Ill, R W Doiiwells, Jy, ly. Mo; C W Gould. O; Ur Pealburg, Me; A C Morton, NY;Mlas M I'ca vy, SO; Miss M E Peavy. do. R S Lamar. NY; A Hitchcock, do; J Langdon, Mass; G Leaiy, NY. WASHINGTON HOl'SE?G M Simmons. Ga; M Bell, J Parwood. F S Findlav, Virginia; It M and 11 (j Bradlev. F N Reynolds, S A Hall. B.il ; D S Scott. N York; Col A M Dawson, Ga; Miss a N Wilkinson. NOrleans; John Doe and lady, Rd Doe and son, Ind; E A Wheeler. N Yk; James S Green and son, Philad; W H Wigg, S C; Alex E Baker. Boston; M J Miller, Pa: Jno F Anderson, NY; John Dnvall and lady. Md; Rd Sheckalana. 5A; Marcus |. Gordon, Dickinson College; Miss Annie Campltell. Miss Agness Sturrett, Pa. M S Snyder, o H Voorhees. Nebraska. KIRKWOOD HOUSE ? G Kinchlow. La; Dr J H Bovle. Md; J II Boyle, jr , do; A Boyle, do; Mr and Mrs. Lewis. Pa; E B Prettvman, Md; H t? Smith. Pa; G B Tl.emp.vm, K I'; II M C Brown. Cal; G C Jones. Tesas; p Michel. NY; J C Carter L'SN; R I. Mcllurian. Va; J Hyde, faiu. do; R Z Kinney, lv; L M Clow, NT MOVEMENTS OF OCkAX STEAMERS. From thk V nit id States. SUaintrt. Leave. For. Dty*. Edinburg New York..Glasgow....July || North Star New York.. Bremen July II Niagsra Boston Liverpool...July 15 Constitution ....New York..Antwerp ...July 16 Lebanon New York..Liverpool...July 16 Columbia New York..Liverpool...July It Arab a New York..Liverpool...July *2 A rag o ..........New York. .Havre July tt From Eviopi. America Liverpool...Boston July 4 Vanderbllt Southa'pton.New York..July fr Atlantic Liverpool. .New York. .July Glasgow Glasgow....New York July ? Asia Liverpool ...New Yoik..July 11 Washington....Southa'pton.New York..July 15 The California Mail Steamers leave New York on tbe 5th and 20th of each month. Miscellaneous WATCHES, JEWELRY, AND SILVER WARE. I have jvit received n new sapniy of FINE WATCHES. GOLD CHAINS, and a large assort ment ol RICH JEWELRY of everT description, which make* my stock at the present time oue of the m<?*t complete in the eitv. I hare just finished (on the premises) a very large assortment of PURE SILVER WARE. arogM which may hefoundaSOLIDSlLVER TEA .KET TLE superior to anything before exhibited in this city,?the weight of which is 125 ounces, capacity 9 quarts. Both citizens and stringers are i?vited to call and examine. H. O. HOOD, jefO- 338 Paoive., near 9th street. I^HINA, GLASS AND QVEENSWARE. ^ R. H. All LLER, SON A CO., Importers direct from Liverpool toAleaan- IMT) dria. beg .eaveto call the attention ofdealers. hotel-keepers, and others of Washingtonand Georgetown, to their stocks of GOODS, which, for extent and variety, will oompare favorably with any establishment in the Eastern cities. The connexion of their senior partner with the manufacturers <>f Europe and the I nited States for upwards of thirty years, has given him advantages in the purchase of goods equal, if not superior, to any house in the trade. An inspect ion of goods and prices will satisfy all parties that purchases can be made of them upon the inost favorable terms. French China Dinner Sets, gilt and decorated French China D'uner Sets, gold Iwndand plain white French China Vases, Pitchers, Toilet Sets, ire. French China Tea Set*. Cups and Sauoers,and other articles of Teawaje And Dinner Ware, separate from sett India Cnma Dinner Sets, and separate art icles always on hand White Granite Ware in every variety, in sets, and separate from sets, a? may be desired Rlue Printed or Liverpool Ware, the same Common Edged. White and Rockingham Ware, in luil supply. Cut, Pressed, Plain, and Moulded Glass Ware from the l<est establishments in the Eastern and Western States, which will be sold by the package or other wise. Experienced packers employed. Goods put up by us can be transported by any mode without breakage. Fare by the steainl>oats frein Washington to Alex andria, almost lM>urly, 12>? cents eacn way. A quar ter of a dollar thus spent may save many dollar* dec 1 New grocery, wine, and LIQUOR STORE. The subscriber begs to inform his friends and the public, that tie has opened a NE W STOK E, corner of nth street and Louisiana avenue, where he in tends t?? keep constantly on hand a large and varied assortment of Foreign and Domestic WlNEs, LI QUORS, CIGARS, and FINE GROCERIES*, consisting of Fine Teas, Sugar,Coffee, Flour.Soap, Olives, Raisins, Figs. Sardines, Anchovies, Otard, Marrett A Co,, Pinet & Co., and Col. Cnaliard's Brandies in crises, demijohns, and casks. Old Ja maica Kutn, Sherries, .Madeira. Port of various de scriptions, St. Jnlien Claret, Chateaux Margaux in cases. Champagne Cider. Brandy Fruits, Reynold's Edinburgh Ale, Annisette, Maraschino, Curacoa. Absy nthe. Champagne, and a large and varied de scription of Havana Cigars. Also, Stoughton Bitters, and Fever and Ague Bitters. Porter. Ale,and Cider. Families arc particnlarlv invited to call and exam ine the stock before purchasing elsewhere. Mem bers of Congress are also informed that their orders will be promptly attended to, and delivered at their residences at the shortest notice. A general assortment of fine Havana Cigars, im ported direct by the subscriber, at wholesale and rc tai, ?Canal Boars supplied on reasonable terms, and produce taken in exchange. Levy's Old Whiskey, constantly on hand, of lfUfi. Country orders punctually attended to, and coun try produce of ail descriptions received on consign ment. JONAS P. LEVY, je 3-tf No. V>4 Twelfth street. I AW BOOKS.?Digest of Maryland Reports, Li comprising Gill's Rpnorts, 9 vols., Maryland Report s. 3 vols., and Mary land Chancery Decis ions, 4 vols., by Stockett, Merrick, and Miller, 1 vol.. fivo. Clutty on the l?iw of Carriers.w.th American Notes, 1 vol. Hill on Trustees, with American Notes; new edi tion ; 1 vol. Olcott's Admiralty Reports, for the Southern Dis trict of New York : I vol. Grccnleafs Overruled Cases; revised edition;! vol. Digest of English I.aw and Equity Reports ; 1 vol. Abbott's I'raetice Reports ; 2 vols. Hillard on Real Property ; 2 vos4s., new edition. Addison on Contracts, with American Notes ; 1 vol. new edition. ! Index to English Common Law Reports; 2 vol | iune II FRANCK TAYLC OR. U' ALL A STEPHENS, Wholesale Dealers and Jobbers in CIO T H S, C A SSIM K RES, AS D VES TING S mar IMm Home-made carriages. We have on hand, of our own manufacture, a fine assortment of all kinds of CARRI-. jpmn AGES of the very best, latest, and mostVJKjH?HK approved styles, ami warranted in point of workmanship and material, to be equal to any made in the city of Washington or any other city in the I.nited States. We respectiuIly solicit a call from the citizens and strangers to examine our work ; as wo are determined to let none surpass us either in quality of work or in low prices. We also do every kind ofR EPA IRING in a work man ike manner, and at reasonable prices. Old Carnages taken in part payment for new and at a fair price. SIMON FLYNN A CO. may 12-Gin THE AUTHOR OF "JOHN HALIFAX, Gen I t oman. -.Nothing New, Tales. By thisdiscin guisiKd author; Vi cents. Boat Life lit Egypt and Nubia. By William C. Prune: *1.2%. .?Th.? ^"dents' r"l?bon. By William Smith, LL. D. Illustrated with one hundred engravings; SI. Just published and for sale at TAYLOR Ac MAURY'S 1*^1 Bookstore, near *?* h street. INTERESTING TO FAMILIES. The following extract from a New York paper cannot fii: to bo interesting. In referring to^g^n* the receipts o|'Toas in this country for oner^T?' year up to3?th ultimo, it says they will tie 12,-LJ-Jp iMMi.nOU pounds short of the imports of the year end ing June;?i, Ifiofi,and that ? The advauce hi black teas. Oolongs, since last December, has I wen tilteen cents per pound; and > oung Hyson I'oas, of .low and medium grades, have experienced an advance of one hundred per cent, over last season's closing prices. "It wi>l thus be soon that th? strong and rapid advance in the tea market has beon the result of* short supply ami nelive demand ; but when it is con sidered that we may hear at any moment of the en tir- suspension of shipments at Shanghai, and. in fact, that, as soon as a sufficient force from England arrives at the seat of war. all five ports of entry in China, will probably lie placed under strict blockade, it would not lw surprising to see Teas at a much higher tigure than they have yet attained." In view of these facts, we hold out very great in ?mcements for Um:!ics to lay in their supplies of rr\V.T- ^ KING A BURCHELL, lo 11 -t t C orner V erniont ave. and 15th street. ivL\\ goods-h. j. Mclaughlin a co7. i have tl'is week received a large lot of FA NS, of every *:yle. fr< sli Perfumery. Baskets, porte Monnaoa, &c.,at No. ?i,between8tli and 9th streets. In p r I .PIT ELOQUENCE O |~T HE~N 1N L _ teenlh < outtiry, containing the best discourses or the most eminent living Ministers in Europe and America, v.ith Hioaiaphieal Sketches, by Rev. Hen ry L. 1-ish. Complete in one volume, large octavo with portrait of D'Aubigne; price ,??*?. ocuuo' '*? 1;> FRANCK TAYLOR. Humphries & junniman. On 1 ourih street east, between E and F, Capitol Hill, have fitted up their place, which will be open daily to visitors, and every Monday afternoon for those en"E??? ?he English Quadrilles or ur wj i '1 *n opportunity to do so there. \\ e..er >? Band has l?een engaged for the sea son, and will l?e in attendance. N??rf ASU C.SCHNEIDER wishes to inform the public that of IIk'm' ?r; ^.rpd ?o manufacture and hang all kinds of BKLLS in the neatestaud most substantial man lier. with or without Tulies. i vV,rnril'Y.?.ri' n,f l,Ml F*11*11" arrangement of SPEAK 1 > 1? I I 1? r4>, a ?5. ?1 ? fc*i?!i!!ihl,5Es,ti"1 f>enn-ave?ue, between loth and 11th streets,2d story. je2n-lm" PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, " comer ofVitk Street. H.ST1NEMETZ having made arrangements with a Company of Hatters to b* fur- ' UlriVi'i Popular stylos ? Vi * '-r? 'i^ beaver HATS, will hereafter innk? a dis count of 1^ per cent upon the actual market price, making tlieHat sold for jM<a:id not anfrequently for SSjfor the low prirre of a sliehr varia tioii in quality Hnd for $2.y?a RU .To make this system en actual, lie mill keep no lxM?kst hut Hell exclusive i!i^.LASH ?7 Dklivkry, which cannot fail being n k? I thereby enabling him f ,r ?*sh and sell at a small profit, meeting with HO iosKt fi hy liad GnmXt,.l,,\li'K,u HATS, CA PS, and STRAW I'itl M"y*' Misses and Infants' wear. 1 ersoiiB are iiivited to call and examine our stock. 13th Street Avenue, near e^.rner of - JID ll-tf JV| O rit^E.?C. R. L. CROWN Jc CO. are re ti u t ""1 iy some of the finest FlIRNI -f^ .'i er,l 70'1 'n>h'? market, which weUL invite the ittientii>n of those in want, as we Ivamely?111 "'eV 0411 *ave at le>ast 10 per cent* ' Handsome onrved marble-top Hureaus and Table# Rosewood and walnut Tete-s-Tetes, Sofas \\ ardrobes. Chairs of all kinds. Lherry and poplar Tables. l Ank'^Y ir; oom-ti'p ar.d hBsk; Comforts. ii>aiikets^, Li^lsteails, high and low-post. Kockuu l hairs, cane and wood-seats. Cushions for Chairs, Settees Cl<?cks of all kinds. Extension fables, Sidetioards, What-not. Glasses of a,! kinds, some extra fine Carpets. Cottage >ets, Russ, Waiters. Mass W are Crockery Ware of all kinds. * ? ?no* Goods of all kinds. And other Good* too numerous to mention to which we invite the attention of housekeepers and others, as w e are (.eteriuiaud to sell for cash or to punctual customers. v C. R. L. CROWN A CO., oor. of 6th street and Penn. ave. shall still continue our regular sales on eveu,'^' arwl Saturday,Is,th morningand oitill YLi"1 ^'l11 ouf "tore. Consiitiiiiients soli "i al! cases advances made when required. _ (Intel) C"; U&?j2m. ??UM" Oe..l?o ' '? " U*?fl0." h, Lavengro, by <ifH.ree'Barr<?w ? SOets Ross on Slavery ; m\ "Jr"w ? 3,1 clB Di'u'irar\VH^nd H 'V'1'/ ''!??t?ted ; #1 JO. iniJMraMU vlHi if] of An!#?rirjiii Tr?v?l ? ^9 Demosthenes on the Crown. traisCtii *7Slif Miscellaneous. Proposals for screwpropeller SLOOP OF-WAR. Navy Departmsst, f Burtnu af Comstrmction. June 27.1857.< The Bureau will receive Sealed Proposal*. Speci fications and Plan* until the 24th day of August next, endorsed "for the Comttrnttion of a Steam Propellit Sloop-oJ- War." authorized by the act of Congress, approved 3d March. 1R57. The proposals must lie for the hull, spars and spare spars, rigging and blocks, sails and spare sails; aw nings, A c., boats, anchors and cables, tanks, casks, furniture and oooking utensils, the steam machin ery and spare work, with all the equipments and out fits of a ship-of-war ; to be complete and ready in all respects to receive her ofhoers and inen, provisions, stores, and armament. The armament, stores, and provisions will be fur nished by the government. The specifications must fully descrit>e the mate rials to be used, the method and bizcs of fastenings, the detail of sizes and arrrnngement of the machin ery. th* various fixtures ol equipment and outfit, the cabin for captain, wardroom for 12 officers, steerage for 14 officers, apartments for 4 forward offi cers. the store, sail, bread, clothing, issuing-rooms. Arc., sick liay. 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. ITpon application to the commandant of anv navy yanf, the bidder can see the list of stores and provi- I sions with which the government will furnish the ship, and for which, also, the contractor in his plans must provide capacity and convenient stowage. The plans must bo workidg drawings, from which the ship can be built, showing the mlioard 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 be accompanied by a model, which, with the drawings of the hull, must l>e on a scale of 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 feet 2 inches from centre to centre. The port sill to |>e 20 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 he 160 tof?? of 2,240 pounds. The total complement of Officers and men will be persons, and the ship must stow provisions for 120 da* s. and water for 9? da/s, with a condenser for distilling fresh wafer. Fuel to be carried for 13days 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 water, when armed and fully equipped with men, provisions, and stores of all kind, and readv for sea, not to ex ceed 16 feet, and the lowest port sill to be 8 feet al>ove the load line. The propeller to l?e fitted to hoist up; and the boil ers to have a telescope chimncy, so that the ship may not be impaired as a cruiser under sail, for which she is intended. The bidder will state the time considered neces sary to complete the shin for sea, together with the price, fully equipped as before named. The object of the department in inviting proposals is to obtain the very l>est ship-of-war Ciat the mer cantile marine can produce, and proposals will lie received from ship builders only. The proposals, specifications, and drawings which conform to the conditions now presented, and com bine the greatest number of advantages, will !>e se lected, and the price must receive the approval of the department before a contract will !>e made. The reputation of bidders as successful constructors will have due weight. The specifications, drawings, and models of parties not obtaining the contract can be withdrawn by thein. je29-law4w UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE, Washington, July 4th, 1857. On the petition of Henry Burden, of Troy, New York, praying for tho extension of a patent granted to him on the I4th of September, 1843. for an im provementin " machinery for making horseshoes'' for seven >ears frem the. expiration of said patent, which takes place on the 14th day of September, 1857. It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the Patent Office on Mondav, the 7th of September next, at 12 o'clock, in.; and all persons are notified to ap pear and show cause, if any they have, why said pe tition ought not toh? granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the Patent Office their objections, specially set fort h in writing, at least twenty days Iwforc the day of hearing; all testimony hied by either party to be used at the said hearing must b? taken and transmit ted in accordance with the rules of the office, which will lie furnished on application. The testimony in the case will he closed on the 27th of August; depositions and other papers relied upon as testimony inust lie filed in the office on or before the morning of that day; tho arguments, if any, within ten days thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notice be published in the Union. Intelligencer, anil Evening Star, Washing ton, 1). C-; Republican. Baltimore. Md.; Union and Patriot. Harrisburgli, Pa.; Daily .News, New York, N.Y.;and Post, Boston. Mass.; once a week for three successive weeks previous to the "tii of Sep tember next, the dav of hearing. CHARI.ES mason. Commissioner of Patents. P. S. Editors of the above papers will please copy, anil send their bills to the Patent Office,with a paper containing this notice. jy 7-law3w ITNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. Washington. .1 line25,1857. On the petition of Henry Burt, of Newark, New Jersey, praying for the extension of a patent granted to him the 2od of September, 1843, for an improve ment in " knitting machines." for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which takes place on the 23d day of September, lto7? It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the Patent < iffice on Monday, the I4th of September next, at 12 o'clock m.; and all persons are notified to appear ami show cause, if any they have, why said petition ought not to tie 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 dav of hearing; all testimony filed by either party to be used at the siid hearing inust l>e taken ami transmit ted in accordance with the rules of the office, which will l?e furnnh' d on application. The testimony in the case will be closed on the 4th of Septeiulier; depi sitiousand other papers relied upon as testimony must be filed in the Office on or before the morning of that day; the arguiueuts, if anv. within ten ilavs thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notice be published in the National Intelligencer, Union, ami Evening Star, Washington, IJ. C.; Republican. Baltimore, Mary land; Patriot and Union, llarrisburg, Pa.; Daily News, New York, N. Y.; and Post. Boston, Mass.: once a week for three successive weeks previous to thel4th day of Scptciiilter next, the day of hearing. ciiarles Mason, Com'r of Patents. P. S. Editors of the above papers will please copy, and send their bills to the Patent Office, with a paper containing this notice. je2ti law:>w RYE AND BARLEY MALT, for sale at the CITS MALT HOUSE, corner of West Falls avenue and Block street, Baltimore, Md. may 6-1 y ECTIFYING ESTABLISHMENT.?The un dersigned takes tllis method of informing Liuuor R Dealers that he has fitted up a RECTlF\ i\G "ES TABLISHMENT in this city, and is now prepared to supply all those who may favor him with their custom. He has on hand a large stock of Brandies. Gin, Wines, and Old Whiskey s, which lie can sell at as low a figure as they can be purchased for ei ther in Baltimore or Philadelphia. N. B. The subscriber has also on hand a large lot of Foreign and Domestic Cigars. PETER FAGAN, Ian 14-?m* No. fiS Louisiana av.e. near lith at. CHILL1NOTON 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 York 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 line kept constantly on hand, and for sale at JOS. SHILLINGTON'S, Bookstore, Odeon Building, jo 17 eorncr Hi street and Penn. avenue. BOOKS F.RO.M LONDON.?Finden's Beauties of Moore. 1 vol., folio, richlv bound in Turkey morocco, and illustrated with 49 steel engravings; #14 on. Flowers of Loveliness, 1 vol., folio, bound in Tur key morocco, and illustrated with 4'? croups of Fe male Figures, finely executed in steel; $13. The Pictorial Sunday Book, I vol..folio, half-hound in Turkey morocco, illustrated with numerous en gravings on wood and steel, and with maps; J$i?. History and Description of the Worlds Fair in IR5I, illuMtratcd by beautiful steel engravings, 3vol.,4to, finely bound in Turkey morocco; #22. Hogarth's Works in a series of 150 steel engra vings, by the first artists, 2 vols., 4to, Turkey moroc co ; #16. Shakspeare, 3 vols., royal 8vo, Turkey morooco, illustrated from daguerreotypes of t he greatest and most intellectual actors of the age ; ?21. J??? FRANK TAYLOR. WINDOW i; LASS.?300 boxes M b] 15 French ?v Window Glass. Will be sold at one ddlar and seventy-five per Ik.x for cash, lu lots of 14 lioxes. Also, a full supply of large size French Glass, 1st, 2d,and 3d qualities, 4 by 8 Glass for hot-houses, 8 by 10, 8 by 12, I) by 12, and 10 by 12 cheap. ,, II. II. MILLER, SON St CO. Alexandria, Va. je 22 SiK''F SEALING CANS.?Self Sealing Cans and Jars of fin. Glass, and fire and acid proof Stone W are, in pints, quart*. and two quarts. F.xcellent for Strawlierries, green Peas,or any other fruit or vegetaUes. No trouble, and perfectly reliable. G. FRANCIS. 490 7th street. ]YfV STOCK OF BOOTS"ANL) SHOES being 1*1 about the largest in this city at this?jfe<m time, and having l?een purchased before the] rise in Leather, can l>e sold at al?out 15 to .stl per cent, less than goods pui chased at this time. Call and examine for yourselves, at S. P. HOOVER'S, je 11 Iron Hall, Pa. ave. I?et. 9th and loth sta. fft Table cltlery and plated ware Ivory Handle Table and Dessert Knives Knives and forks, and Carvers of the finest quality. Al I*1* r orks and Spoons, Cups, Goblets, Castors,Tea Sets,(.ake Baskets. \\ aiters, Butter Coolers, Doub le Ice Pitchers, extra plated. Prices low. G. FRANCIS. 490 7th aL_

|\U PONT'S GUNPOWDER. ii w * ?FP.'.'f' l.TJltV1" the various kinds of Dl I ON T S GUN l ()\\ DER, and ain prepared to supply the same many quantity to parties wauling, on the most favorable terms. , W. ALBERT KING, A*ent for the District of Columbia, may 12 tf < lutel.AStates) ^ Geouetow'n'D.^C. IV tSPJbW"?* Milward & Son's exhibition .u k . .l ' aharpsaod betweens.all uumbera; the best in the market. ^wH.rre"r" Telegraphic NEEDLES, put up in oaskets of one hundred. Mattress, Sail. Harneaa. Darning, Chenille, Net ting, and Knitting NEEDLES, for sale by E- LUNDY, ** No. 12R Rriilg* Gforg^fown. Refrigerators.?Soma of the best in the oity, and at the loweatprioee. J? 9 6. FEANCIS, |M Tt* ? treat* Inturanoe, Ac. ASHING TON INSURANCE COMPANY. W CHARTBHED BY CONGRESS. Cafital. ?? ? ?? ?? $OT,onn!?! CHANMsKi Ac., Rt the usual Cttyrates. without any chaVge for Policy. at their Office, corner of , T?atli9frMt and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Win. Orme, ?"dJ<>n Ta,lor. Francis Mohun, M- ". van. Benj. B^'jaME8 c. McGUIRE, President. Grafton D. Himo?. Secretary- *f *?-?y p??^/k%^fti3g?WirErRoM the r**>tf?r/r>tfLtffl4g.D FARMERS AND MECHANICS* INSURANCE COMPANY, OF PHILADELPHIA. Fir*, Maris*, and Inland iNstrrANcm. Authorized Capital. $1,250,000!!! Office, No*thwk?t corner of Pennsylvania AVENUE AND 17th strkkt, W ASH1NGTOII. DIRECTORS. _ Hon. Thoi. B. Florence, Charles Din**". George H. Armstrong, Thomas \lnnderfield. Charles A. Rubicnm, Edwafid R. Helmbold, George Helmbold, P. Carroll Brewster, JAinAR K \oaII, Ihmc 1 <66clii Jr. THOAiAS*B. FLORENCE, 1'xesident. EDWARD 11. HELM BOLD, Secretary. LOCAL SURVEYORS. Charles Walter, No. 3TJ D street, oppoiite City Hnll John M. Thornton, oornar 1st street and Virginia avenue, Island. James Williams, No. 22 4% street. John Riggles, No. 501 13th street, below Pennsyl vania avenue. MARINE SURVEYOR. . Captain J. P. Levy, No. 367 Pennsylvania avenne, opposite National Hotel. GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT. John Thomason. Authorized Capital and Assets... ?1,473,057 (H Assets * #53.057 07 Invested in Bonds, Mortgagee, and Good Securities. The following statement exhibits the businessand condition of the Company to November 1, '856* Premium received ou marine and inland risks to No vember 1,1856...... - ??I4,6R4 S' Fire premium ??- 176.TJ6 bi Interest on loan 8,7?4 47 Total receipts ...? . . $410,185 68 Paid marine losses $64,427 04 Paid fire losses SB,731 39 Expenses, salaries,and commis sions .. ? 45,489 00 Reinsurance, return premiums, and agency charges...?, ??- 27.474 68 $177,12*1 61 Balance remaining with the Company. $223,057 07 The Assets of the Company are as folloirs : Philadelphia city and oounty bonds $16,848 18 Railroad I Hinds -? 11,<**? 00 First mortgages, real estate......-.- 143J>*> 00 Stocks, collaterals, on call 32,400 00 Gtrard and consolidation bank stock........ 5,125 00 Deposited with Duncan, Sherman A Co., New York 3f\000 00 Deferred payment on stock not yet due.;.. 97/W0 i?i Notes for marine premiums 108,000 Due from agents, secured by lionda........ 35,376 18 Premiums on policies recently issued, and debtstlue the company 26,470 38 Balance in bank ?-. ?..... ? 16.456 74 $523,<?7 "7 The business of this Company will compare favor ably with the most successful similar institutions id the United States. . F rom the 1st day of August, lftjfi, in fifteen months, up to the 1st day of November. 1856. the premiums and interest received amounted to the large sum of four hundred thvusand one hundred and eieiity-hve 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 sucoess and good man agement, the Directors feel justified in soliciting a share of public patronaee. I>elieving that the security ottered 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 t>y fire on DWELLINGS, VURNITUIIE, MILLS, MAN UFACTORIES. WAREHOUSES, All descriptions of BUI L 1)1 N<iS and their contents; or all kinds of MERCHANDISE, transported by Vrsskla.Steamboats. Canal Boats. Railroads. and the usual conveyances to or from any portion of EUROPE AND AMERICA, and on the hulls of STEAMBOATS navigating th? Western Waters. The rates of premium will be as low as other com panies, and in fixing them every improvement in construction and arrangement will be taken into con sideration. All losses 6needily adjusted and promptly paid. Office, northwest corner Pennsylvania avenue and 17th street, Washington City, D. C. In* urn nee may also be efiected nt the Home Ofice, north'cttt corner Walnut and Second streets, P hilndrlvhia. And mother principal cities of the United States by authorized officers of the Company. ap 3 B AN KING HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. Deposit*.? Deposits received and Checks paid without charge. IJralts on the northern sealtonrd cities received on Deposit at par. and Exchange on said Cities furnished to deposi'ors without charge. Interest on Deposits.?Interest will l>e allowed on Deposits at such rates as may lie agreed upon. Deiuisits in Virginia and Ish rkist Monky. Deposits in Virginia and other Uncurrent Money re ceived to be checked for, payable in same funds, or in specie, we charring Ihe regular Exchange. Discounts.?Notes. Drafts, and Bills of Exchange will bedisoounted.and Loans madeon Stooks, Bonus, and Securities, at the market rate. Letters ok Crkdit.? Letters of Credit will b? furnished. negotialJe in the different Cities of the L nited States, on Deposit of Money or Collaterals, and interest allowed if Money is deposited, ami charged if Collaterals,on such termsas may be agreed upon. Traveling Bills o? Exchange.?Travelers will be furnished with drafts in such sums as may be de sired negotiable in the different Cities of the Union. Bills and Letter*or Credit onEngland,Ire land and Eirope.?Bills of Exchange and Letters of Credit ou England, Ireland and Europe.furnished at the market rate for Exchange, in 6ums to suit. Bonds, Stocks, A c.?Bonds, Stooks, and Securi ties paying from 6 to 12 pr. cent., always for salo, or bought in the different Cities at a commission of a \ pr. ocnt. Where Stocks are Ixuight upon orders, we reserve tlio right to call for a deposit of l't pr. cent on the cost. Bonds or Stocks will be ordered by tele graph. Railroad, Citt, and State Bonds.?Railroad, City, and State Bonds cen be placed in our hands for negotiation, either in this country or Knropo. Kail rood Iron purchased for cash or w ith Bon is. Land Warrants.?Land Warrants bought at the market rate*;. All Warrants sold Ly us are guaran teed in every respect. Land Warrants located on commission. Land Warrant quotations regularly lurniahed if re quested. Warrants will be forwarded to Western Houses on orders, or sent for sale on ooinmissiou to responsible parties. Real Estate and Insurance*.?Real Estate bought and sold, and Insurances effected. Claims on United States, Court of Claims, Congrkss.?Claims on 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. |NTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITES. MONEY to LOAN onSTOCK SECURITIES CHUBB BROTHERS, BANKERS, Opposite the Treasury. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHERS. Washington, is composed of CHAS.St. J. CHUBB, JOHN JD. BARROW, HENRY HOLMES. THE HOUSE OF CHUBB BROTHER, BARROW A CO., Davenport. Iowa, is composed of CHAS. St. J. CHUBB. ALEX'R H. BARRO\V, jan 27?tf WM. H. DOUGAL. STOCK IN THE OLD DOMINION COAL COMPANY, KANAWA COUNTY, VA. Subscriptions will t?e received at the Banking House of Chubb Brothers, for the remaining stock of the altove company, twiug three hundred snares. Tho capital stock is $luo,nno (dollars.) of which $70,0011 has been suhscril>ed. The mines are now prepared for active operations, and 6 per oent. in terest will t>e guaranteed upon the stock now offered for sale, by the original stockholders, for the period of two years. Particulars in regard to the stock, and its prospects, wilt l?e made known npon application to CHUBB BROTHERS. ian 77 P. P. DANDRIDGE. Aren . Books from London. Chapman's Homer's Iliad, 2 vol.: $3. Francis Qtiarle's Enchiridion. 1 vol.: 87 cts. Seidell's Table Talk, I vol.; $1,25. Wither's Hymns and Songs, 1 vol.; $1.25. Aubrey's Miscellanies, 1 vol.: $1. Mather's Providences in New England ; S1 -25. Southwell's Poetical Works; $1. Tales of Ihe Geneu.l vol., illustrated; $1.25. Ral>elai's Works, 2 vols.; $2. The Heptaineron of Margaret of Navarre. 1 vol.: $1 i?'" K RANCK TAYLOR. I? El O T T'S HISTORY OF NEW ENG A lan(lt2vo|iM avo; i4. Irving's Sketch Hook. 1 vol., 16 mo; 60 cts. Irving s Tales of a Traveller, 1 vol., 16 mo, 00 eta. Salmagundi, I vol,, 16 m?sfi" cts. Rousseau's Confessions Translated, second period. 1 vol.; $1.25. ? Ruskin's Modern Painters.4 vol.; $1.25. Marriage As It Is and Should Be,l)y Rev. John Biyley. 1 vol.; 75 cts. 1 iadd's.M<>dern Horse Doctor. 1 vol.: $1. Dadd s Anatomy and 1'hj Biology of the Horse, 1 large volume with plates; $2. > r'RANCK TAYLOR. **A^KIKTS.?A large quantity of Fancy I Baskets, which were sent to our address from Paris by mistake, will be sold at half-price to cover the doty advances for two weeks only,at the Music Depot, corner ot Pennsylvania avenue. 111K and D ?T~tn. W. r,. M F.T7.K R OTT. ie 2 Ht? W A R D'SSU PR EM E COURT RE PORTS Volume 19th, session of 1836-'5?. This day publish*!. u 7 J?16 1 FEANCK TAYLOJl. pRIVATE MEDICAL TTREATISK PH1SIOLOG1CALTIM.W OF MARRIAGE. By M. B. La CROIX, M. D.. Albany. V t . 300 hum and 13P in* Plus and Colored Lit hotraphe and Plates. , . IETPR1CE ONLY?CENTS.^3I ifpitfn 10 all Mf" *f if* Dr. M. B. La Cioti's Physiological View of Mar riage. A new and revised edition of 250 paces ant. lto plates. Prioe 25 oenta a oopy. A popalar aad comprehensive treatise oa the duties and casualties of single and married life? happy nod fruitful alltaa oes. mode of securing them?infelicitoas and infer tile ones?their oheiatinn and remoral?nerrows de bility, its onuses and core, by a process at onee so simple, safe. snd effectual. that fhilare is impossible ?rules for daily management?an essay oa Sferma torrlKra, with practioal observations on a aster and more successful mode of treatment?precautionary hints on the enl results from empirical practisej to which is added commentaries t>n the diseases of fe males?from infancy to old a?e?each oase graphioaJ ly illustrated by lieautifel states. It'points oot the remedies for those seif-inflioted 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 is partic ularly recommended to persons entertaining secret doubts of their physioal condition, and who are con scious o( tin viae hazarded the health, happiness and privileges to wluch every human being is entitled to. Price 25 cents per copy, or five copies lor t l. mail ed free of postage to au* part of the Fnited States, by addressing l>r. I.A CROIX, (post paid.) Albany, New York, enclosing ? cents. N. B. Those who prefer mar consult Doctor ILA CROIX.upon any of the diswises upon which his book treats, cither personally or by mail. His medi cines oflen cure in the short space of six days, and completely and entirely eradioate all traces of those disorder* which oopaiva and ouliebs have so lone been thought an antidote, to the rum of the health ot the patient. His " French Seeret" is the great con tinental remed* for that class of disorders which un fortunately, physicians treat with mercury, to the irretrievable destruction to the patient's constitu tion. and which all the sarsapariila in the world oaa not cure. lelfb ^ ^Offioe No. SI Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. THE GREATEST cu _ , OF TtfE AGE. 1sas< v? s? i ?n a I>C A AI K D 1 C A L DISCOVERY ~ THE Mr. Kijutkdy, of Roxburr, has discovered in one of our common paxture weeds a remedy that ouree KVKKT KIND 0# HCMOl, from Tht ?eor.?f Scrofula dcitn to a common Pimpl*. He has tried it in over eleven hundred oases, and never foiled exoept in two oases, ln?th Thunder Hu mor. He has now in his possession over one hundred certificates of its value, ail within twenty milae of Boston. Two bottles are warranted to cure a nursing Sore Mouth. One to three bottles will oure the worst kind of Pimples on the Face. Two or three bottles will clear the srstem of Riles. Two Utttles are warranted to cure the worst Canker in the Mouth and Stomach. Three to five bottles are warranted to core the worst kind of Kn sipelas. One or two bottles are warranted to oure all Hu mor in the F.yes. Two bottles are warranted to cure Running of the r.ars and Blotches among the Hair. I* our to six l??tt!es are warranted to cure corrupt and rummig L leers. One bottle will cure Scaly Eruptions of the Skin. I wo or three bottles are warranted to oure the worst kind of Ringworm. Two or three bottles are warranted to oure the most most desperate case of Rheumatism. 1 hre? to four bottles are warranted to cure Salt rheum. Scrofula* will enre the worst oaae of A benefit is always experienced from the first bot tle, and a ported cure is warranted when the above quantify is taken. Nothing looks so improhable to those who have in vain tried all the wonderful medicines of the day. as that a common weed growing ou the pastures, and a.ong old stone walls, should cure every huinorinthe system ; yet it is a hxed fact. If you have a humor, it has to start. There are no IFS nor ANDS, hums nor ha s aliout it suiting some cases, butlnot Tours. I peddled over a thousand bottles of it in the vicinity of Boston. I know the effects of it in every case. It has already done some of the greatest cures ever done in Massachusetts. I gave it to children a t ear oid. Jo oid Deopie of sixty. I have seen poor, puny, wormy-looking children, whose flesh was soft and . ottle' re6tor to a Perfeot tl4te health by one i T.V tho?? 7ho ar? "">??<* to * ai<?k headache, one bottlewill always cure it. It give. treat relief m catarrh and dizziness. Some who have taken it had been costive for years, and have l^en regulated l?y r. Where the body is sound it works quitceasy, hut where there is any derangement of the functions of nature, it wnl cause very singular feelings, but you inust not lie alarmed; they always disappear in from four days to a week. There is never a f?r?d re sult Iroin it; on the oontrary. when that feeling is gone, you will feel yourself like a new person. I heard some of the most extravagant encomium* of it that ever man listened to. In inr own practice I always kept it strictly for hu .!! >ut Blnc*introduction as a general familv medicine, great ami wonderful virtues have been found in it that I never suspected. Several irises of epileptic fits?a disease which waa aia ay s considered incurable, have l*een cured by a few bottles. O, what a merer if it will prove effec tual in a!! cases of that awful malady?there are but few who have seen more of it fhan I have. ft**?1 C2S" ?J B" al! of them aged people cured by it. hor the rarioU. diseases ofthe Liver. Sick Headache, Dyspepsia, Asttima, Fever ;V"e- ,u J '? Diseases of the Spine, and particularly in Diseases of th?* K idnej A c., t he ever know m?rr *?ud tUan mediciue No change of diet ever necessary-eat the beat you can get and enough of it. ^ Yer"V,SA^or Uif ~Adulta one table-spoonful per day?children over ten years dessert spoonful? children from five to eight years, tea-spoonful. As no directions i?n be applicable to all constitutions, take sunioient to operate on the bowels twice o day. _ ? ^ M A M-FACTCK KP BT v- DONALD K E N N E DY. ISo. IJn n arrta Street. Rorbury, Mat sac kusetts. rn^.!nt*i/?r ^>?hington.-Chas. Stott A Co., Z. G ilman. Kid well & l.awrince. J. B. liardner. Hurry Martin v 9- ^ alsh, J. P. Stone, martin King, Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz A Co fi B?o?<,"t<^,i:il|H-C1rk' ill'Urn, I)unl<ar Uyson, Ford A Hro. Agents for Georgetown.?R. my 5-1 i^entham, J. L. Kidwell. 'po ALL THATVALFE THEIR SIGHT. JOHN TOBIAS, PRACTICAL OPTIC I Ay of all n,at'O^Ql suffer with defective sight, on used by are sick Particularly from glasses iniudioious|T se lected. to his superior SPKCT\CI FS*.iHr;i h * carrfully ground bv hfrnsilf Vo a truV ^pbenJai accuracy, and brilliant transparency, suited precise ly and lienehcially to the wearer, according m the ?rethe ,7| 'etlZVT*7 f }b? Verr numerout .1.i? r ?i wiused to the precious orran of f, t iL m ? ^""""aiceinent of using glasses in ^rt^?CT0,'e T s u i led, by the use of an them^elve?f,fh7.ra,d"e Wtl? h*V? not yet t,Mlt ?*nno* oonreniently ?||| setidins the glasses m use. and state how manr inches ttief can read this print with their speotacies, can be iuJ P'jed with such aa will improve their sight lnnumerablu teatin,onia!i to be seen ; and referen who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from his glasses. ?reateat Circulara to l>e had gratis, at his offioe No *12 up stairs" l'Uiree doon> from ?dd Eellows' Hall, S.R : The SpeotaoJes*?y<>u*''made*^for^me tol't^ven ^'ot^rT^v^l^ry teV6d mT ^ LITT. W. TAZEWELL. ^l# ^Mwiytiot of the Axnis* I recommond turn as a akilful opticiau. HENRY A. WISE. li/Hmenf l!feMindT^ril^yr" fri?nd to Yu,t ^e eeUb u 1 *7'* TOiMW ff?r til? PurpoM of ?rnnt i18 i!*i*Mei8* was furnished hy him with a ^isjr alightly oolored blue, which have afl<>H?wi My,es,g],t. orTSX^ISl'rXZ Sft *CV'"J',,a."rS3.,h*' to? Deo. II. ife" 0?"--21WliSPSiu. I am much pleased with Thl-f i k ,n "?*??? ^at ?;,"lschdIti1"? liarity. I was gratified to find that \tr t 1 01 j'uly'U :sa admirmMy- A^BUTL^r Mr. J. Tobias WI>JfrSrTO!,f ^"9- I?M. the Specraeies which ! oiAa'.ned V> PP? *V "*y ,hat are eiitireU sat7sfae?oL fro,n *ou '"*1 week visual range of my rtsi |r<h?? hn'q.U*fl,jr in "" SSn^lSr" r""" f'>*?*"<??S^r S3 1^: Very respectfully, roura, R. H. DRANE, Rector of St. James's Pariah. n DbPAKTIIKJIT OF IltTIRIOR. Ms* a llu From natural defects and the unequal range of m? eyes, I have been compelled to use glasses'for se^I ml years. I have tried different option, wi?hont obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to mv e*i? months aim? Mr.Tobias mads two p^r^2sLZS7J u'r ' have found to serve me Bcrf?oti? By the use of hia optometer he is emSwUfTo IdLZt' glasses most minutely to the eye. | most^ e\ mmrh.Ti reo<?mmend Mr. Tobias to all havint oc^I.w ^ ll glasses, and bear my testimony as lir.K GI?ASSES, and many other artieies in thi> Pno?* oan,t*nt|y on hand. 111 AN OS.?The largest stock of PIANOS in the Distriot aiwavs on hanil at tl,a extensive ?.? room.of John f. &lk.?TK! hear aorner lot t, ptBA HONEY. " ?* , h# auhscrther has jnst reoeived. and f?u sal* Untwoesof chilled CI"BA HONEY, at hu Om eery and Provision Store, No. 53? 12th street VT.i Lou 1 v tana avenue. aireet and - JONAS p 1 fvv M?7^ tTgHLl N'? No. 30. hetweea ?th I'^i Jr Trmreltrt' Directory. o RANGE AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. 9 REATSOUTH EH M M AIL LINE . T*i(* Daily, (Sunday mrhts excepted/ WASHINGTON CITS snd the SOTTlTV* A LEX ANDRI A. UOR DONSVII.LE a*i> R K'H MONO Lmvm WukiKtoa atI ?'clock a. m. Washington at 7 o'clock p m Fare from \\ a?hiagiot> to Itiaaaond. fs an. For LYNCH BIRG a^d"tl?e SOl'TIIWFRT. Leave Washington at 6 o'ciotfc s. *m.. arrive n I.VNl'HHI R(i next morning at 4a. m..conwc*mi With the train* on the Virginia at <1 T#tin?n? R?,i Eoed for M KM PHIS*. Mail Sttcn from Cher ttssville to I.) nokliuri a diatancc of ?? nil**. Fare front W ashingtoa to 1.) nchburi, (^.7^ ** " M cm r tu a, MA The moa< expeditious root# to the Virginia Springs?onlr aix hours' stage travel to the Gree< briar While Sulphur. I.m\? WMhimtiMkl ? a. in., arrive at WHITE SULPHUR theaame night. Far* from Alexandria to Whtta Sulphur. ? lijr. The steamer GEORGE PAGE, foot ofVvMi'h atreet, being owned h? the Railroad Company, ran* in connect ion with the train*. Tickets lor Richmond and Lynchburg procured <<n the Boat. lH^Omnibuaeannd Wagons will tie at the D*?ot of the Washington Rn'road. to convey pa? aenger* and taggate to the Steamboat, for Alexen dria. a distance of six miles, allowing ample time for maaia. JAMES A. EVANS. A teat. A 'xaixin*, Jul*, lasrj. jy t-tf pOK OLD POINT AND NORFOLK. The Steamer MARYLAND will, on the tth of July. oontineno* running regularly tn thealsive p.aoes, leaving Washti (Eleventh at. wharf* every WED NKSDAV and SATt''RI?AV?t?oVl?*k* in. Re turning, will leave Norfolk every MONDAY an t THI'RSDAY at 4o'clock p m. She will touch, going and returning, at OLD POINT, PINKY POINT. BLACK lSTONE'S ISLAN D. and the uaual landings on the Pot iw - folk, FIVE DOLLARS. MITCHELL. jear?-tf ? U SITED STATKS MAIL LINE. OXLY REGULAR LISE AND WITHOCT PAILIBK FOR IHiRT TKAES, r<)g CALIFORNIA AND OREGON VIA PANAMA RAILROAD. Rftulnr Satling Dnps.Stk t t'tk a/ emek meal*. CarTio*.?So many frauds and imposi ";inds Pirpetrated imtravellera bound toCAl.l ' ORN'IA.that the *iiberri!>er. the onW authorized Agent for yiiMite bv the I". S. Mail Line, via l'*m - niK. in the city ol New York. feels it hi* ditty ?.? caution all peraons seeking passage to Califoiiun. that, to avoid imposition, they mum be careful t.. find the true office of the Steamslupa of the I. J?. Mail Line, via Panama Railroad, a* no oti r r off, ? lu New YoHt la authorized to engage passage. The Com panic* have only oneolfi.ee in New York, which la at 177 West street, comer of W arren at fee-. fronting on the Noitli River,at the head of the Coin pajiv's Wharf. fO" Observe my sign over the door. I. W. RAYMOND. Agent, je I#- New \ ork. w ALDINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. TRAINS RUN AS FOLLOWS: From WASHINGTON at 6 a. m.. connecting at Relay with trains lor the West. and at Baltimore with tlioae fur Philadelphia and New York at I'^i a. m.. for Annapolia, Baltimore. Phi New York : at 3 p. m. for Baltimore and Norfolk, and at Relav with Frederick tram. EXPRESS at 4J? a. in. at Relay for the West, and lOr Annapolia, Baltimore, Philadelphia, ami New York. On Sundav at 7 a. m., and 4.2" p. in. From BALTIMORE for WASHINGTON at 4.1S and 9.15 a. m., 3an<l 5.15 p. m. On Sunday at 4.15 a. in. ana 5.15 p. m. ie 12-tf T. H. PAR SONS, j THK , Agent. NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL OKITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. Tkt Shirs composing this Lint ar? f The ATLANTIC Capt. Oliver F.ldndre. The KA I.TIC. Capt. Joaeph Comstock he ADRIATIC .Capt.Jan.es Weat. These ahips having been liuiltby contract express y for the Government service.ever) oare has t>eer, Uk?s in their construction, a* also in their engines. to in jure strength and apeed. and their ac<*>minodatiora for passengers are unequalled for elegance and com fort. Price of passage from New York to Liverpool, in first cabin. 9"); !? second do., R75; exclusive useof extra size state room*. 9325. From Liverpool to New York, S" and 2" guineas. An experienced Sur geon attached to each ship. No t?ert h?? can l>e secured until paid for. The *tnp* of thi* line liave improved water-tight bulk heads. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. FROM >EW YORK. FROM LVRKPooL. Saturday, June 2"' 18.V7 Wednesday, June J* 11157 Saturday, July 4 1R.S7 Wednesdsv, July 1857 Saturday , July 18 1KS7 Wednesday . J uly 2J 1*57 Saturday, Aug. 1 IR37 Wednesday, Aug. 5 IWT Saturdny. A ug. 15. . Wednesday, A u g. 19 Saturday . Sept. 1.2 .. 1857 Wednesday, S?-pt. 2 laVT Saturday, Sept. JA... 1?57 Wednewlay . Sept. Saturday, Oct. I? 1857 Wedneaday, Oct. 14. 1?7 Saturday, Oct.2? 1K57 Wclnesday, ?lot. a. ,T*S7 Saturdav. Nov. 7 1KS7 Wedneadar, N<?v. ll l?57 Saturday. Nov. 21 1K5T, Wednesday, \?r. 19 1R*7 Saturdai, Dec.5 1857 Wednesdny. Dec. ?. ti*7 1 Wedacadaj, Dea. H.IW For freight or pasaase. apoly to EDWARD K. COLLINS. No. ST-, Wall straat. New York. _ ? . . BROW N. SHIPLEY A CO.. Liverpool. STEPHEN KENNARD A CO., t>, Aattra Friars, London. B. G. WAIN WRIGHT A CO^ Paris. The owners of these ships will not be ecoountaMe for gold, silver, bullion, specie, jewelry, precieaa stones or metal*, utile** bills of lading ar? sicnec therefor and the value thereof exproased thereik. '* ,, W ASHINGTON AM) ALEXANDRIA. AND MOI NT VERNON. Cha56K or H?ira*.?The Steamera GEORGE WASHINGTON or THOMAS COLLVER will depart at the ktHnw-^^nnff inac hours, on awl after 3d May next: l.save Alexandi 1a. at 7, ?,H. !?"*. ??? 2V?, ?'?, and o'clock. Le?ve Washington.at Ills. I.SS. Mi- anil, The pultlic may oouhdently rely ou the Boat start ing at the tune advertised. One ol the B<>ats w.ll make a trip to MOl NT VERNON on Ti*K?i?av and Kriiiat of each week, leaving Washington at 9 o'clock a. m. JOB CORSON. I rMujni GEO. T. HOWARD. \ Either Boat mav lie chartered for Kxcuraiors at any time, ou application to J OS K PH BRYAN, President of the t'ouipany. at hia office, I'ana. avenue, or to the Captains ou Uiard. ap Sl tf STEAMER GEORGE PAGE. HO U K S (i t I) E P A H TL' KF Leave A.*-xaudria at 4>t. 7V 9.1'V* 12S.3, 4V.6J,. Leave Washington at 6, 8. f%. 11W. 1W. 4. 5S. ap 2?-d ELLIS lT PR U E. Captain. UAILY LINE FOR EDWARDS' KERRY AND LEESIII RG, Ya? via * he^peake and Ohio Canal.?The Packet Boats AR -a r -*? GO and M.C. MEltiS.willeomninoe^^pws mak.Mg dai.* lr|p^ ?.. the nlwive points."?*1**^? on Monday, March 23, leaving the wtiarf of W. II. and H. G. Ritter. <?eorget??wn. D. C. sver? moriuric at 7 o'oloek, Sundays exoepted; thn>nc(i in eicht hours; leaving Gcorxetowu at tseven o'clock in the morninc. the float* will arrive at the Great Falls.or Washington Aqueduct, at 1ft a. m.. Seneca at !2in.. Edwards' Ferry at 3 p. m.. where a sta?e will lie in readiness to oonve* passeiiger* to l.cesburc. Va. Returning, leave Edwards' I try every d*y at nine o'clock id the morning, and arriving in Georcetowa at sunset. Through Tickets. 81.'75. Intermediate points as follows: Great Falls or Washington Aqueduct. V> cents; Seneca. 75 eents; Edwards' Ferrv, 9-12. I<ee*burg. Virginia, including coach, f 1.7V Mea.s served on the Boats at moderate pnoes. w>"r25 \\\ H. A H.G. RITTER. J^EW ROLTE TO THE SOI TH WEST. MEMPHIS t CHA KLESTOM RAILROAD Co M PLITKI>?COX RETT 1^1? Chattnnootn. Ckarltston, S. C.; Sarin fink, tin.: anrl nil tkt iYoiUiaihr* ctlui, u-xih Mtmrkts, Ttun. The last connectinr link of Railroad Ketween NEW YORK ANDTHE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Tli's r?>ad is now completed aim) opriiei lor the ret ular transportation of Passengers nud Freight, and wHI aHord more Kxpedition and less Expense liisn any other route between the Northcaat and South we>it. Passengera and Shippers will take due uotica thereof, and govern themselve* aoo.rdingi*. Passenger Trains leave Stevennon daily at 2i% o'clock, a. in., (after the arrival of the inun* fro?n Chattanooga and Nashville.land arrive at Memphis same da* at 7 p. m., connecting with First Class Steam Packets to New Orleans, and all other impor tant points upon the Western Rivers.* Good* con signed to Railroad Agents at Chaiieaton or Sa\-an nah, will lie forwarded to Memphis and other points, by Express Freight Trains. Freight in charge of the Ada.ms Express Com* pan* is carried over this route ?*?il? bv ?*-?sen ger trains. F. C. ARM!* Genera Suparinletiuent. HrjtTsviLLE. (Ala. I Jpmi I si, lurr. 'Through Tickets to Memphis, A 4., sold at Wil mington, N. C,; ClinrlestiHi, S. C.; Augusta. Savar nah. Macon. Atlanta, and Columl>us.Ga : Montg'*n. ery. Ala.; Chattan<Miga. and Nashville, Trnn. To??Hinect with the Western Tram* on I hi* road, passengers will take the mtkt trains from WiIwm ton. N.C.; Augusta, Ga.;Ch?ttanooga and Nashville, Tenn.; and the dtp trains Irota Charleston and Kmgsville, S. C.: and Atlanta. Ga. ap 7 tf FRENCH not>KS.?Rousseau; Les C?niles stons.2 vols., illustrated, 75 cents. Rousseau ; I .a Nouvelle Heloise.2 v?.ls^iliu*trate?l; 75 cents. Voltaire; LeSieciede l?nis XV,I vol., ills*ra ted ; ST cents. Voltaire; Dictionnaire Philosophique,5 vol*., lllu? traled ; Al.15. . V'oltaire; La Heuriad*. 1 v??!., illuatrated. 37 cent*. Mmede Sevigne ; l.ettre*, 1 vol.; 75oent*. I<ouis Reyland : Jerome Paturot: cents. Scrd?e; Comedies- Vaudeville* ; S'oent*. Buinas Fil* ; Antonine ; S* cent*. ?lxae; I^> Cousin Pons : S'oents. ien fr antk Ta^ tr>R _ Bird cases, door mats, carriagls. Coabs, Brushes. Ac..just cpeuing at ?? K? MoLAVGHLINIB. No.an,&?i.lA??ta.