Newspaper of Evening Star, August 3, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated August 3, 1857 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR ?f 'J PUBLISHED ITCHY AfTElBIOOR, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) AT THE STAR BUILDINGS, Co*Mf P**msylvm*im m??M. and lllA ffrsst, Br W. D. WALLACH, lad is NrTfd to iibMntari by o?m?ri at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to he ArnU: papers served m peokacea at JT% cents por moatk. To laail ??becriberathesabeenption priee'a THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year is odrane*, TWO DOLLARS for A months. and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for lees than three month* at the rata of 12ft oente a VOL. X. flT-SINSLE COPIES ONE CENT.' WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 1857. THE WEEKLY STAB. Tkia Anflwl Family and Neva r i tmim wi6tr of n be foand at any othar-u paNiahed oa teataroay 41 TO CLVSa. ?? ? at* NO. 1,416. i!?T*Tiir??y"a aptaktb. Ry aaheenfcsnc ia eiaba nueed aasr ^ witUoui u?? mtcrvoatioii <>f a mail %cent. u w&U ** perofrived, twenty aw o^ut. of the WaKiLt Stab wili ba snreri. It invariably <*>ntiuna tiie ** wa?h inctor. News'' that has made the Dailt StaI curv lateeo generally thrmirhovt the oountry. fH^Sinjrla copies ftn wrappers' aan ba aroearerf at the counter, immediately after Lhe issue <>{ the Paper. Pr o^Thui Cknts. PosTMAsms who act as scents aril! be allowed a commission <4 twenty per oent. aeiaM' >re TO MT ELDERLY FRIENDS* There are two extremes. my reverend into which we aro tempted to fall when we nna ourselves upon the wane. Declining l*die*. es pecially married ladiss. are more given. I think, than men. to neglect their personal appearance, when they are conscious that the bloom of thoir youth is gone. I do not speak of state occa sion?, of set dinner parties and full dress ball?, butof the daily meetings of domestic lite. Now, however, is the time, above all others, when the wife mutt detemine to remain the pleasing wire, and retain her J"bn Anderson's affections to the last, by neatness, taste, and appropriate variety of dress. That a lady has fast growing daugh ters. strapping sons, and a husband hard at worlt at his offioe all day long, is no reason why she should ever enter tho family circle with rum pled hair, soiled cap, or unfastened gown. The prettiest woman in the world would be spoiled by such sins in her toilette. The morning s duties, even in storeroom and kitchen, may be per formed in fitting,tiny costume, and then changed for parlor habiliments, equally tidy and fit tingj The fashion of the day should always be reflected in a woman's dress, according to her position and age, the eye craves for variety as keenly as the palate; and then, I honestly protest, what ever Her age, a naturally good-lookin* worn mi is always handsome. For, happily, there ^exists more than one kind of b?auty. There is the beauty of infancy, tho beauty ot youth, the be iu ty of raatnritv. and, believe me, ladies and gen tlemen, the beauty of age. if you do not spoil it by your own want of judgment. At any age a woman may bo becomingly and pleasingly droned. The other error?the more pardonable of the two, because it shows an amiable lovo of ap probation and a desire to please, though it im plies weakness?is a continuation of thecostuiao and decoraiious of youth after they have cea.-e<l to bo fitting ornaments for the wearer s age. I must say that ladies in general are less ?d dicted to the mistake thau men. Tho number of quinquagenarian females who display them selves in society in white muslin frocks, with thoir locks in ringlets, and a girl's pink snsh tied behind, is considerably less than that of old bucks, with their padded substitute for muscular grace, their wigs, their jewelry, their perfumes, and even thoir rouge. Baldness, in men, is neither a disfigurement nor a disgrace To soothe your personal vanity, you may call to mind that many young and handsome men are bald; to console your intellectual dignity, remember that u valvi, prompti, ' ready are the bald?an invaluable quality in the affairs of life. As a rule, the harder we foeies try to convert ourselvos into boyish cupi<L>, the leao do wo succeed. There is a groat truth in Alphon*e Kan s re marks that modern men are ugly, because they don't wear their beards. Tak? a fine man of forty, with a handsome round Medician beard, not a pointed Jew's beard, look at him well. soj as to retain his portrait in your mind s eyef and then shave nim close, leaving him, per haps. out of charity, a couple of mutton chop whiskers, one on each check, and you will see the humiliating difference. And if you select an old man of seventy for your experiment, and convey a snowy-bearded head that might sit for a portrait in a historical picture, into a close sc raped. weazen-faced visage, like an avaricious French peasant on his way to haggle for swine at a monthly franc-man;be. the descent frotn the sublime to the ridiculous is still more pain fully apoarent. Beard or no beard, must re main at present an open question in England ; there are social difficulties of a practical nature in tho way, however we may decide as to the theory. A servant would hardly be allowed to consider his beard as bis own. A bearded tradesman might be thought by many custom ers to be giving himself airs and to be assuming undue consequence. Many find fault with bea*ds, as too aristocratic, too vulgar, too for eign. too phiktsophic, too symptomatic Social i?m. in short, too, they don't quite know what; forgetting all tho while that the board was planted on the chin of man by the same Power that adorned the lion with his mane, and the peacock with his plumes. But, certainly, it is the artistic interest of us eldorlies, as far as our own personal appearance is concerned, that beards should at least be tolerated. Perfumes are better altogether discarded by well dreseed gontlemen who are past the age of dandihood. Extreme personal cleanliness is the most judicious cosmetic wc can use. Our money is more wisely laid out on Windsor soap and huckaback towels than on eau de Cologne and essence of milleflcurs False teeth are permissible or uot, ,according to their objcct and their animus An accidental deserter from an otherwise even and goodly set ipay have a substitute bought for him without reasonable blame. Teeth that really and truly help either to eat or to artioulate, are uo more than the natural tools to carry on the business of life. But if you cause your two or three rcmainiag stumps to be extraoted, in order to make ro^cn for a complete set of pearly ivories, both top and bottom, with patent spring hinges, which you want to display at the opera while you suiile at the girls in the boxes, or ogle the dan cers on the stage through your binocular glass, ?then, you are no better than a foolish old fel low , and do not forget the true proverb, '"There is no fool like an old fool/' I take it for granted that you have made your will. Many elderlies (who grow old and older every day. whether thoy know it and like it or not.) look upon will-making as an unpleasant or painful operation, of the same class as bleed ing or tooth-drawing. They will submit to it under the influence of chloroform, not other wise I assure you they are mistaken, having triod it myself and found it a very comfortable anodyne against several unca?y sensations; of course, to have that healing virtue, the last will and testament must be a tair and just one, with nothing set down in malice or caprice People will sometimes avenge themselves in their wills of affronts, little or great, real or fancied, that have been put on them People also ? flen re pent of the harsh resolutions they may hare mad*. Now. if personal reconciliation has taken place, or even if the offending party is only forgiven in the secret chamber of the com Elainant s heart, the record of estrangement in I act and white < u ht not to remain uncanceled a *ingle hour. Death may step in, without pre viously sending in his card, and may convert a free pardon into a vindictive sentence, thus biffling the dilatory testator, who thought and m?ant have made his peace with all men be fore deputing hence. Merciful change of mind may come too late *> be carried into execution?a strong reason for not fixing on parchment any unmerciful resolution in black and white. At the last deethbt-d at which I was present others had retired, and I was left alone with the sinking patient. Consciousness and intellect remained clear to the last; but, as strength ebbed away, tho eyes alone remtined eloquent, while the line continued to move in the attempt to speak, without the faculty of utteriug a sound. 1 guessed pretty nearly what the moribund per son was wishing to say. at least I felt sure of the tenor of it, because the previous conversa tion, while speech whs possible, had been an expression of thanks and blessings, with good advice and judicious observations. But, I thought, hud those unutterable last words been, instead of wbal they were, an unavailing ex pression of furgiveneas. a desire to restore s^iue young offender to his suspended rights, now forf-ited for ever?what an awful struggle must take p'.a -e in the miud of him who feeis himseli quitti^ earthly things under such condition*, toe i^ult J his own hasty harshness or bis taruy tenderness.? llonsthol l Words. Tukkb aid thrib Uses?Th? value of the forest tree is beginning to be appreciated, not only in a physical but eoon<*nieal point of view, and each new treatise serving to show the ne ces?;ty which exists for preserving and cultiva ting tree* 11 to be welcomed as a contribution V> ilia Public weal. An article on this subject in the Julv number of the North American Re view u cat 'ulate l to disseminate much whole s ine truth bearing on the subject. Alreadj the rapid deetruotoo of tbe forest bu been in a measure arrested, partly in consideration of the prospective wants of the railroad and ship builder. and the process of restoration has been commenced, by replanting many acres with young trees. After speaking of trees as an or nament, and the many classical memories which the^r sorvo to perpetuate, as the "rugged yew-trees'' whore liray lies buried?to "Mil ton's mulberry" and the "Avon willows''?the reviewer speaks oi trees as productive property, as follows: It can be demonstrated that the best use for the larger pari of the cleared land of New Eng land would be to plant forests upon it. There is?except in the rich gardens close around the oities?no land so profitable, no land which J>ay* so good an interest on its cost, as wood and. In some parte of Massachusetts, a man who owns a hundred acres of pasture is little better than a bankrupt, while he who owns a hundred acres of forest is independently rich. The first must pay taxos on what does not pay for its culture, while the second can cut off enough to meet the annual interest, yet have more at the end than at the beginning. Weonoeho&id an eccentric genius maintain that hi3 woodland, about fifty acres in all. though he had bought it and paid for it a good round sum some thirty years before, baa in reality never oost him a cent; "for," said he, " I have cut off wood enough to pay not only the original outlay, but to meet all the worth of the money at compound interest, and to cover all charges, and now I have more wood than I found there at the beginning " It was a rational logic enough. We are confident that, at the present prices of timber and fuel, the profits of wo<>d-lund to our New England farmers are at least three times as great hs the profits of the land which they cultivato with so much labor. The ex perimout of planting locusts on L?ng Island has proved that lands, before considered value less, may becomo the moat precious possession of their owners. Thousands of acres now lying waste might, with a very small outlay, be made to yield very groat returns. The length of time that uiust pass before the profit of these artificial forests can be tested undoubtedly de fers many from planting them. Very few men like to make an investment of which the re turns begin to come only after twenty or thirty years. But every man knows that whatever raises the value of his land ia as sure profit as that which actually puts cash into his pocket. There seems to be less promise in an acre of young locusts than |in an acre of thriving tur nips ; but in twenty years the value of all the annual turnip* will not begin to reach the value of the trees. The longer tne planter is willing to wait, the greater will be his ratio of gain. /Married is Spite or Themselves.?Old tfov. Sal tons tall, of Connecticut, who flourished /fome fifty years since, was a man of some hu mor, as well as perseverance in effecting the ends he desired. Among other anecdotes told of him by New London people, the place where he resided, is the following: Of the various sects which havo flourished for their day and then ceased to exist, was one one known as the Rogersites, so called from their founder?a John or Tom or some other Rogers?who settled not far from tho goodly town aforesaid. The distinguished tenet of the sect was the denial of the propriety and scripturality of the form of marringe. " It is not good for man to be alone." This they believed, and also that one wife only should " cleave to her husband," but then this should be a matter of agreement merely, and the couple should come together and live man and wife, dispensing with all forms of the marriage covenant. The old gov ernor used frequently to call upon Rogers and talk tho matter over with him, and endeavor to convince him of the impropriety of living with Sarah as he did. Rut neither John nor Sarah would g ve up the argument. It was a matter of conscience with them? they were very happy together as they were? of what use then could a more matter of form be ? Suppose thoy would thereby escape scan dal ; were they not bound " to take up tho cross," and live according to the rules they professed ? The governor's logic was powerless. He was in the neighborhood of John one day, and meeting with him, accepted an invitation to dine with him. The conversation, as usual, turned upon the old subject. "Now, John,"' says the governor, after a long pause, " why will you noi. marry Sarah ? Ilave you not taken her to be your wedded wife ?" " Yes, fertainly," replied John, " but my conscience will not permit mo to marry me, in the form of the world's people." " Very well. But you love her." Yes." " And cherish her, as bone of your bone, and flesh of your flesh ? " Yes, certainly I do." " And you, Sarah, love him. and obey him, and respoct him. and cherish him ? " Then,'" cried the Governor, rising. " in the name of the laws of God and of the Common wealth of Connecticut I pr.'Bounce you to be husband and wife." The ravings and rage of John and Sarah were of no avail?the knot was tied by the higher authority in the State. The Best Time to Take a Photograi'ii. At present no observation or experience has sufficed to determine the state of atmosphere in which the photographic spirits are most propi tious ; no rule or order seems to guide their pro ceedings You go out on a beautifully clear day. not a breath stirring, chemicals in order, and lights and shadows iu perfection ; but some thing in the air is absent, or present, or indo lent. or restless, and yoa return in the evening only to develop a set of blanks. The next day is cloudy and broexy, your chemicals are ne glected, yourself disheartened, hope is gone, and with it the needful care ; but here again something in the air is favorable, and in the si lence and darkness of your chambcr pictures are summoned from the vasty d?ep which at onco obliterate all thought of failure. Happy tho photographer who knows what is his enemy, or what is his friend ; but in either case it is too often ' something," he can't tell what; and all the ccrtainty that the best of experience attains is, that you are dealing with one of those subtle agencies which, though wrial-like, it will servo you bravely, will never be taught implicitly to obey. As rcspects the time of the day, however, ono law seems to be thoroughly established It has been observed by Daguerre, and subsequent photographers, that the sun is far more active, in a photographic sense, for the two hours be fore, than for the two hours after it has passed the meridian. As a general rule, too, however numerous the exceptions, the cloudy day is better than the sunny one. Contrary, indeed, to all preconceived ideas, experience proves that the brighter the sky that shines above tho ctmera. the more tardy the action within it. Italy and Malta do their work slower than i Pans. I ndor the brilliant light of a Mexican , sun, half an hour is required to produce effects ?? hich in England would occupy but amiuute. In the burning atmosphere of India, though photographically the year round, the process is comparatively slow and difficult to manage; while in the clear, beautiful, and, moreover, c >ol light of the higher Alps of Europe, it has been proved that the production of a picture rejuires many more minutes, even with the m ?at sensitive preparations, than in the murky i atmosphere of London.?-tjuartrriy licvitw. 1 _ TU* Shed.?a little urchin some two o th ee yems old, being a little distance fiom the | ujuse, w?* suddenly startled l>y u loud clap of ' t Kinder. He was very much frightened, ami ! in ide rapid tracks toward* the hoiiit, but as Ihe shed was the iieareat shelter he entered it and ! easting a defiant look at the clouds, eielainird? | "Thunder away, I'm under the shed !'? . Au. for Loire.?a young ifian named Francis M Spencer was sentenced last Satmday to two vearn imprisonment at Clinton, N. Y., for steal | lug a horse. His motive for the theft wa* to r?j-e i ',lon*y to pay his expenses to Connecticut, where i -OY? ^'ded, whom he was anxious to 1 visit but bad Bottbsmeaas. B! V FOE RENT AKD SALE. V ? OR SALE.-A very comfortable three-story BRICK DWELLING. situated on the went ide offith street west, Itetwoen G and H north, rioe 52 000: half in cash, balauoe in 6, 12, and 18 month*; or if all shonld be paid in cash, a deduction will be made in the prioe. Apply at No. 512 (2d story) 7th street. Jt 23 POLLAR D WKBB. Ar?nt. FOR SALE.?A Building LOT m the First Ward (near the Circle) can be purchased without a cash payment and on alone credit. Apply to H. N. LANSDALE. Jy 3-lm 564 M st.. or throuzh the Post Office. FOR SALE.-A valuabteBT'ILDING LOT.No. 13. in Square No. 81, containing 9,202 square feet, situated on south side F street north, between 21st and 22(1 streets west. Apply to POLLARD WKBB, No. 512 7th street. % jjr IOFFFR FOR SALE. MY FARM. "Rosen vick," \ miles distant from the town of Culpeper and a depot of the Orange and Alexandria R. R. This Farm oontains 15? acres of land oqual to any in this section of Virginia. Forty acres are in timber, the balanoe open land in fine order. On it is a large and valuable young Orchard now just coming into bearing, oomprismr all the most desireble varieties of Apples. Pears, Plums, Peaches, Apricots. Nacta rines. Grapes, Ac., ito., suited to our climate, a Spring of never failing pure wafer near the dwelling. Out-houses, Ac. The Dwelling is plain, but amply sufficient to acoomtrodate a small family. The situation for health and boanty is second to none in this region. An extensive range of mountain scenery, the beautiful Village of Cnlpeper. with in a few minutes walk. ofTer facilities for attend ing Church, and as fine Schools as our State af fords, while the Orange and Alexandria R. Road puts it within a few hours ride of either Washington, Alexandria, or Richmond. It is seldom a farm,wilh a* many advantages, is offered to the notice of the public. Persons desiring to purchase are respeotful ly invited to call and view the premises. It is for sale privately, but if not sold before Saturday, the 1st August, on that day it will lie off ered at public auc tion. on the premises, without reserve. Terms made known at sale. For any information address R. G. BOWEN, Culpcper Court House. Va. ie 4 P A R M FOR SALK.-A pieceof fine LAN Don Rook Creek, in Montgomery ouunty, Md., six miles from the heiehts of Georgetown, adjoining the lands of M?ssrs. Perry, Wood, Bostor, Nowl?s, Bohrer. and Hawkins. 1I2&acres. A beautiful loca tion ; partially improved; new house; 13acres rich oreek bottom, and some fine yllow-pine timber. It can 1?e divided, if desired. Call and see the premi ses those who desire to purchase. je 4-tf FOR-SA LR-My~ R ESIDKNCE on the corner of New Jersey avenue and C street wnuth, Capitol Hrtl. fronting on th" avenue fret 9 inches, and on C street soutn 206 feet 11 inches, and containing nearly Si,?<*) square feet. 1 may 8-tf W.P.PHILLIPS. AVAILABLE FARM FOB SALK.- For sale A FARM of 543 acres, in Culpeper Coun ty. Virginia, one mile from Mitchell'* Station on the Alexandria and Orange Railroad. The soil is ratn .ally excellent.and mav economically and easily be improved, so that it will produce as fine crops as are grown any whero in the United States ; 115 seres in heavy timber, much of it suitable for ship timber, for whioh there are markets to be reached by means of the railroad ; also, a large quantity of cord wood that may he sold to the Railroad Company at remu nerative prices. The buildings areall on a hill, and, with small repairs, may be made coinfortsble for the residence of a family The place is well watered, and embraces every desirab'e convenience. As ono of the joint owners of this Farm now resides in the West, and is determined to sell it, it will be sold a great liargain.on very accommodating terms. Persons disposed to purchase may inquire for fur ther particulars to W. D. WALLACH, editor of the Star, Washington City, who knows the prem ises. jy 8-tf I^OR RKNT.-A modern built HOUSE, contain ing 12 rooms, comfortably furnished, in a delight ful and airy location, fronting one of the public res ervations, and oommnndmg an extpnsiveview of the citr, the river, and Georgetown. It has eas through out; water and bath-room. To a careful tenant the rent will be moderate. Inquire at 4*4l street, sec ond door from 12th street. je 24-tf FOX A VAN HOOK, Rkal Estatk Aoents, 490>4 Seventh street, below K street, have for sale a number of Building Lots 21 feet front by !3<i feet deep, at the very low prioe of from ?75 to %I25 each?payable in smail monthly instalments of $3 per month. These Lots are situated at Union Town, on the south side of the Anacostia river, adjoining the Na vy-yard Bridge, and are in every way desirable for perwoas wishing * aheap, pleasant, and healthy loca tion for a dwelling. lAit-holders in arrears are requested to oomplete their pnrohase, and get their deeds; the title to these Lots is guaranteed free and clear from every possible incumbrance. may 25-3m VERY DESIRABLE COUNTRY SEAT FOR SALE NEAR W\SHINGTON.?The sub scribers will sefl the valuable farm on which he now resides, in the District of Columbia, containing nl?out one hundred and ten acres, one-baif cleared and the remainder well wooded. The improvements oonsist of a new frame dwelling, containing eight rooms, with all the neoess.iry out houses, lucludmg an ice house filled with io?. If desired, he will divide it into lots of from fifteen to twenty acres. ril'i view" inland scenery, "with scvnml Thl? VY"1*8 i th<* P,,r?"t water. . rue property hes alwut two mjlcs from I** Navy Yard bridge,and, being proverlnally healthy, presents peculiar advantages to those who intend to bmld and desire to possess a healthy retreat near the city. For particulars apply to Mr. T. M. Hakso*, No. 512 Seventh street, Mr. Jamks E. Thomi?so:*, No. ? Pennsylvania avenue, or to the subscriber on the premises. ANTHONY ADDISON, may 29?eotf For sale or rent?the desirable RESIDENCE onthe corner of F and 21st sts., together with the Grounds surrounding it. The Bouse oontains sixteen rooms, has gas throughout, and furnace. The stable will b* sold or rented with the house if desired. Tho lot tho house stands on is 5ft by 136 feet, but the purchaser can hove more land it desired. Also, for Sale-The LOT OF GROUNDonth# oorner of F and 19th streets, and LOTS on ;9th,near F street. Apply to CHUBB BROTHERS. as n-tf - Watches, Jewelry, &c. WD. EICHLER, No. 5<i7 SE V E NTH STH E ET, between Dand E streets, west side, PRAC TICAL WATCHMAKKR, keeps oonsiantly on hand a fine assortment of WATCHES and JF.WKLRV. aoio ATCHES, JEWELRY, AND SILVER WARE. VV I have just received a new supply of FINK W ATCHES, GOLD CHAINS, and a large assort ment of RICH JEWELRY of every description, which makes my 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 SOLIDSILVER TEA KET TLE superior to anything before exhibited in this city,?the weight of which is 125 ounoes, capacity 9 quarts. Both citizens and strangers are invited to call and ?xamina. H. O. HOOD, jfl .5- 33ft Pajive.. near 9th street. WATCHES. CLOCKS, JEWELRY, AND Yj FANCY ARTICLES. I have on hand a g?n>d stock of GOLDi and SILVER WATCHES of the liest .makers in Europe. GOLD CHAINS WE :y mil KKY. K.VI'K ACTs.Ac. tJt.oUK!* in evenr shape and price; also, CLOCK MATERIALS, in groat variety: J F.WELRY. in sets and sin gle pieces; FANCY ARTICLF.S, PER FUMERY. EXTRACTS,Ac. CI.OCKSinever Hands. Balis, Keys, Cords, Wires, fills, kc. Call and examine at the Sign of the Large Gilt Watch. J. ROBINSON, S49, opposite Browns' hotel. N. B.?Having stopped the auction business since last winter, my Goods are selected expressly for th* best retail trade, and the prices shall suit tho times. _jy 18-1m J. R. N H. f>. HOOD has just returned from the North, ii ' r _ . i *. i? n . i i i rw EW JEWELRY AND WATCHES. and has brought on a fine lot of Fashionable Cameo, Coral, Mosaic, Brilliants, and Plain t GO'.D J E WELRY. Also, a good aswortmnntss of fine GOLD and SILVER WATCHES, *7me ??"v v ? i i?o<? i< w ? ? ? v ? ? is a aa to.", b< 111 iv very superior time keepers for ladinsand gentleinens use. He has also on hand a ereat variety of STA.N D ARD SILVERWARE of his own make, warrsn ted the bast quality and will be sold very low. Please call and examine goods and prions at No. 338 Penn. A v., sign of the Larue Spread Kagls. jy 1(k JJREECII-LOADING RIFLES. A Board of Armv Officers will l?e assemUed at West Point, New Yors, for the purpose of making trials of Breech-load ins Rifles, with a view to as certain whioh arm, of this description, is best suited to the military service. The trials will ooinincuce oil tho 17th of August, 1857. All persons intendiuic to offer arms for trial will please notify th? Colonel of Ordnance, giving a general description of the arm each may intend to present, and spfoifying tlieoali bre, weight^sii'i Imsthof barrel. Cartridges or oth er ammunition suitable for the arm should lie brought with it. H. A. CRAIG, Colonel of Ordnance. ORMMaMct Office, Washington, July 29, IU57. To l>e published daily till 17th August in the Penn sylvanian, Philadelphia; National Democrat and Irish News. New York; Morning Post, Boston. Each of which papers will send their bills and a copy ofthe paper containing the advertisement to the Ord nanoe Omoe. jy 77-dtl7A ug FRENCH ROOKS. Callet Tables de Logari DaDrert's (Euvres Militain rithmas.l vol.,?vo. ires de Napoleon ill, 1 ThesUe T. Corneille, 2 \ols.,12mo. AUCTION SALES. Br A. GREEN. Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF IMPROVED PRO rEKTY ON THE ISLAND AT AOCTtON.?On F RI - DAY, the 21 st day of August, 1657, I shall sell fit auction, in front of the promises, at 6 o'elock p. in., by virtue of a deed of trust from William S. Fort, to the subscriber, bearfVig date the seventeenthday of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and reeortf cd in Liber J. A.S., No. 104, folios 71 to 7? inclusive, one of the l^and Records for the County of Wash ington, in tke District of Columbia, the following named property, to wit : Part of Lot numltered two I (2) in Sonare numbered foor hundred ami thirty-sev en (4W) lying and being in the City of Washington. IJistriot aforesaid, together with the improvements

thereon, which consist of two two-story Frame Houses. This property fronts 29 feet on south G street, with a depth of 86 feet 2 inches between 7th and Hth streets west. Terms: One-third,cash; baIanoe in six and twelve months, the purnftasAr to give notes for the deferred payments, bearing interest from dav of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. All conveyance at the cost of the piirchneer. If the purchaser should fail to oompiy with the terms in five days, the trus tee reserves the right to resell the property st the risk and expense of the delinquent, by advertising such resale three times in the Star. M. THOMPSON. Trustee. jy IB 2awftds A- OR KEN. Auct. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. ^TRUSTEE'S SALE OF IMPROVED PROP .f. .KRT*<>* the Island at Auction.?On FRI DAY , the 21 st day of Augnst, 1?57, I shall sell *t ruolic Auction?in front of the premises,at 6J? o'e!k, '?m- '?> virtue of n deed of trust from William S. ,-ort to the subscriber, bearing date the Ifith day of August, IMS5, and reoorded in Liber J. A. S. No. 104, folios IU2 to 105, one of the land reoords for Wash ington county in the District of Columbia, the fol KfM named property Ijing and being in the City of W ashington. District aforesaid, to wit: The north part of Lot numbered twelve. (12,) in Square num l?ered lour hundred and mnetr six, (?9h.) together with the improvements thereon. This property fronts on 6th street west, between south F and G st reets, and runs Iwck to a30 fo*t alley. I ortns: One-third cash; balance in6 and I2mnnths, the purchaser to give notes for tha deferred pay ments. tearing interest from the day of sale. A deod given and a deed of trust taken. All con veyance at the c<ist of the pnrchaier. If tb* purchaser should fail to comphr with tli^ tflrm* rn five day?, the pronerty will lie resold *t the risk and expense of the first purchaser, by adver tising such re sale three times in the Star. ? i?t. .j M* THOMPSON. Trustee. jy 18 2awftds A. GR^EN. A net. By A. GREEN', Auctioneer. HPR US TEE'S SALE OF VA I.FABLE IM * rfoviD I RoriBty ox the I*iam>.-Bv virtue Oi a deed of trust bearing date on the 13th da? of Deoember, tfi.56. and reoorded in Liber J, A. S.. No. 1 V>. folio 15!) et seq. among the Land Records of VV ashing ton county, in the District of Columbia, the undersigned truste?will sell at public auction to Ani!1K?h?0l?,dl1?r<?n,Tl4';RSDA^ ? the 13t* day of A Uffiisr, 1357, at 6 o clock p. m., on the premises. a certain iMt of Ground, in the City of Washington, known as Lot No. 16 in Square No. 267. which lot is now divided in two parts, and improved by two frame dwellings. Terms, ca*h. Unlets the terms are complied with in hve days from the sale, the trustee reserves the right to resell at the risk and cost of the defaulting purchaser or purchasers. All conveyances at the oost of the purchaser or purchasers. RICHARD H. CLAKKE, Trustee. . ,_ , ... A. GREEN, Auctioneer. jy I3-Uw4wftds By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF IMPROVED I'ROP AttTl0*,?* IsLAXl. AT ArCTION. (In !?n nl 'rd"T of ABOT,t- 1857- 1 Bh&M sell in front of the premises, at 7 o'clock p. m., at virtue of a deed of trust from ic.u i fort to the sub*cnl>er. bearing date the 16th day of August. 1355, and recorded in Lil>er J. A. ? ? No. 104, folios 173 to 117, one of the land records for the County of Washington in th* District of Columbia, the following named property Iving and being in the city of Washington, District aforesaid, to wit: ? Lot numbered sixteen (16) in Square numbered five hundred and eighty four, together with the improve ments thereon. This property fronts 31 feet Nin eties on V irgimaavenue, lwtween 1st and 2d streets *g*1' runnit>g back to an average depth of about i!7 Terms: One-third cash; the halance in six and tweive months, the purchaser to give notes for the jWerred payments, bearing interest from tho day of A deed given and a deed of trust taken. All con veyance at the ?ost of the purchaser. Should the terms not be complied with in five day a the property will be resold at the risk ami cost of tha hrstpnrehftser, by advertising such r?s*!e 3 times in M. THOMPSON. Trustee. jt ).< 2awftds A. GREENY A net. By A. GREEN. Auctioneer. HPRUSTEF/S SALE OF VALUABLE RF.AL n .. . r v,rtu<: I'S a decree of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia approved f?\ the Circuit Court of said District, sitting in Chancery, I w> i tDNLsDAY, the atli of August, ltt37.at <iici P" P1," ln 'ro?t ?f ^e premises, procoed to sen i*ots of Ground numbered seventeen (17) and eighteen (13/ in Square nuiulierari live hundred and three (OT) sittiafe in the City of Washington. 1 he abovc-deeeri bed property is located on Sixth street west, between N and 0 at rents south, ami wha#L * ?a th? 1<5U> streetJ "teamboat . Terms of sale: One-third, cash: and the residue in two e^na payments, at 6 and 12 montns, with m torest, the deferred payments to be secured by the endorsed purc'1'lser OT purchasers, satisfactorily l.'pon the full payment of tiie purchase money and interest, and the ratificationnfthe sale b* the Court, the trustee will convey said lots of grourtd to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, at his or their I the purchaser] costs and expense. If the terms are not complied with with n five days from the day of sale, the trustee reserves the ngnt to resell said lots or either or an* portion of them, upon ten days' previous notice,at the risk and co3ts of the default lag purchaser. I O, R H.LASKEY. Trustee A. GR KEN. Auctioneer. ITNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE^ V, .. .... , Washington. July 20. lavr. On the petition of James Millholland. of Read ing, Pennsylvania. praying for the extension of a patent granted to him on the 23-1 of Saptenil^r, 1843, for an improvement in "railroad car springs." for seven years from the expiration of said patent, which takes place on the 23d day of September, 1&V7? ! It is ordered, that the said petition be heard at the Patem Office on Monday, the 21st of September next, at 12 o'clock in.: and all persons are notified to appearand show cause, if any they have, why said pet it ion ought not to bo granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the I stent Omoe their olyeotious. specially art forth in writing, at least twenty davs liefore the day or hearing ; all testimony filed by either party to be used at the said hearing must be taken and transmit ted m accordance with the rules of the office, which will be furnished on application. o.Lrh?J#,!lra^ny '? the case will be closed on the 3th orseptember; depositions and other papers relied upon aa testimony must l?e filed in the Office on or Iftore the morning of that day; the argunjents, if any, within ten days thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notice be published in the Linon, Intelligencer, and Evening Star, Washing tf?p, D. C.; Republican, Baltimore: Pcnnsvlvanian, Philadelphia; Daily News, New Vork; and Post! Host on, Miss.; once a week Tor throe successive weoks previous tothe2lst day of Sopteinlwr next, the day of hearing. ' CHARLES MASON, Coin'r of Patents. P. S. Editors of the above papers will please cory. and send their bills to the Patent Offioe*, with a paper containing this notioe. jy 2n-iaw3w GWAf iM"vrw,R-G,U?'N GINOe'r"^ uKLL.N GINGER received, and for sale bv v KING ft BFRCHELL, J> 311 v ermont avenne and 15th street. r;KEAT INDUCEMENT OFFERED FOR _ ASH Preparatory to erecting a new building, we will sell out our entire sto?>k of " Men and Bovs " R EA DY-M A LE CLOTHING, at 20 pToent &s than New York prioes. As our stock is large and well selected, we oan offer such imlueement as will save time and expense ; to those favoring us with a call do not purchase, it shall not be our fault. ^ . WALL ft STEPHENS, jy 23?lot 325 Penn. ar.. bet. Wh and 10th sts. 'I^AKE NOTICE. GIBBS'S WIG, HALF WlofS'l?AllfAN D CI RL M ANUFAC'TOllV'' removed to 242 Penn sylvania avenue. betWWnl2th and 13th streets, near GauUer s. Hair U ork Repaired, or taken in ex change. h ine Toilet Articles, Combs, Brushes. 4 c. iv 3-1 m ' f^OMBS, BRUSHES. PERFFMERY, Ac ,at ^ i^89 Mclaughlin ft co.'s. ( s Pen"- avenue, bet. Vs yth and 10th sts., for Notions. jy 29 10 LOTH! N G. SADIES AND GENTLEMEN having any to ?lispose Ol can receive a fair uitsh prioe for the same, by sending or addressing II. All!LA, No. tw) Loiiiyana avenue, between fchand 10th streets, wckt end Centre Market. N. B. Business suspended on Saturday. jy 20-2m* IL MKLA. NOW IS THE TIME TO DRINK MaIT l,^'<'R^-ArNY ft SHINN are theonlT ones in the District who have stock PORTER and ALE, and always have a supply on linnd; so give them a trial. Leave yoar orders with the drivers, or SffSioSffgc"""* JJAMS, SIDES, SHOULDERS, AND LARD,~" Sides, and Shoulders, and , rd and fresh Butter; extra supe.fius Flour: C*Z?*?nLZ*te Coffee, fiici, Soap, an<I sa.v-oss.rt^'was, or n? n?.??.k AT TH8 l\f A RT1N A 8CH ATZE'S G UITA R S I ROTT. Bummer Retreat*, Ac. U YGEIA HOTEL. ??'NT COMFORT. Va. _.T,- dimmer report?ih# 44 bncht particular locality of all the sunny South"?A . . A is dow the tola property of the under signed, and will be opened on tkc l?t ofHijmI June noil, and each successive June for?T\??M5?| engage to make it to the seekers for health, recres tion, gaiety and good living, supreme]* attractive. For health, no mountain retreat can We safer ?( *?? season of ik* y>mr. It is as exempt from disease in August and Septeniber and October as in April. May or June. lade** the first three are infinitely the most pleasaut of the season. The weather is nuidrr, the sea oreexe halmier, and the laxuries of the uUt wator are to be had of iner quality and in greater profusion. There is no more inviting spot on the whole Atlantic seaboard. It la strictly true of it what the poet hath aaid : '* ?h ? 1,6 *? Elyaium on earth, it ia thia, i\ la this. Drs. Archer. 'JftfTis, and other army sure eons at the post, Hon. I?r. Francis MaHory/Drs. Semple, Simkina, Sbwild. Hope. and Vaurlian.and indeed the WM? medical Faculty resident in the vicinity of Fort Monroe, all certify that they ?? hare ntvr knoxen a ease ofbillions or orue and fever to ori trnnte th-re, and that at all seasons it is the healthiest snot oh the fate of the earth." (Hoe their certificate* in Dc bow's Review, Southern I lanter, and American Fsrmer.) may 22-df,wAlaw2m J OK. 8KG A R. Proprietor. PINKY POINT PAVILION Is now open for the accommodatioo of the pub lic. In consoqupnoe of the Ion* of 73 rooms nra last winter, the proprietor eannot acooinmo-Cs dftte more than W or 7<i p-rson*. Oil. He ha* a Ff'RMSHFI) COTTAGE for rent Pit nared about five hundred yard* from the Pavilion suitable for a family who wish to enjoy during the season the advantagesof the Sen brepgeandnqnatic < sports, having all the conveniences lor cooking, ate. Terms : .?.?> for the season of 3 months. Th? strainers Columbia and Maryland touch at the Point every trip. W. \Y. DIX, jy R-fo4w (Alex.Ga*.Int?IASI?tearr0PnetOr' lb WADDLE HOUSE * 4 . AT CAPON SPRINGS, V*. Harm* rented my interest in the " .Mountsin ii^'iiKo and taken the ahove property, am ix prepared to entertain my friends, and visitors.flSa with cojifortable accommortauona. ?ii _ . , TERMS: ?K Third do _ ". ?'(*> One month of2* days < **" 3S.*io Children aad colored servants half price. jy 7-eolm T. S. BLAK EA1 ORE. Proprietor. |^LAKISTONE'S PAVILION. i place of resort will l<e opened on the T ?"e *coommodation of visitors, The proprietor has engaged a hne Cotillon*.: Hand Tor the seiuson, and with his splendid Halloa Koom offers great inducements to the lovers of the dance, while those of more qmet humor ma* find I different amusements at the Bowling Alley or is Fishing, tic. The Luxuries of the Potomac and good Liqooia will be constantly on hand. t This ia known to lie one of the healthiest placoa on the river, near Blskistone's Island. There will be a celebration on the Fourth of July and Hall at night. CotiLon ou the 3d of July, 13th and 27th of August. The steamers Columbia and Maryland leaves pas sengers on avery Wednesday ruid Saturday's, and nonfiling on every Sunday, Tuesday, and Fridays. Ifte steamer Kent leaves Baltimore at 8o'olock every Monday evenings, and returns on Wednesday mornings. . ' Post Office-Miiestown, St. Mary's county, Md. Board??1.25 per day for a week or longer:?I ,y> for shorter time. GEO. \V. BLAKIStAne. je>t-un Proprietor. EDUCATIONAL. wmraajsA?1' mat" The dutiea of thia Institution will be resumed September 1st. iv 7 3>wtf P^A .BOW EN. Principal. VI KS. HI RR'S SCHOOL FOR VOKNG LA iji HIKS.-No.3Wl H street, between lMh a?Jd l?h streets west, will re-open on MONUAV, Septem l*r*'lt' jy ?-law.l6w* CULPKPER MILITARY INSTITT'TK, Neak Culpepk* Court Hoc?k, Va. .?T.ve r.C<^ IM*rK'u>n of this school will commence an the 1st day of September. 1RS7. A graduate of the Lutveraitjr of Yirguiia, adopting the mode of in utrnetion pursued in that institution, will have charge of the departments of Anc:*nt and Modern I Amjuages : while a graduate of the V. M. Institute, who has had considerable experience in teaching will give instruction in Mathematics, Natural Phi losophy. Chemistry, and lower Knglish bnuichea. The course of studies will be as follows: c ... ? Preparatory Class. Spefimg, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic. *?eogra phy, J.rainiuar. History, Algebra, Latin Grammar, br'elt Grammar. mr . , Tm*n Clah, .Mathematics, Knglish Orammor, Arithmetic, His tory, Latin, Greek, French. . S*coxo Class. Mathematics, Natural Philoaophy. Chemiatry. History, Latin, Greek, French, Spatuan. ? First Class. Mathematics. Natural and Moral Piuioeopbr. Chemistry? geology, Knglish Literature, Knglish ijrammar^Rhetoric, Logic, Infantry and Artillery lactic*, Oeography,History, Latin,Greek,French, 'pftn ifiiii Krenr Student on entering will be snltjected to a careful examination, and will then !?? assigned to that class to wiiich his proficiency entitles him ; and no one will !<? allowed to pass to a higher class un "V*?Lhe ?,vc* <?v'<,rnoe Of a thorough knowledge ul the snbjccta contained in the preceding The diaoipiine will lie aeo^asarily rtRid, Wut the comfort and convenience of each meml>er of the MAkmiI will be duly respected There will l?e daily military rjieroises, but oare will taken that they do not interfere with the Academic duties. ? . _ . Termb: B<jard, Tution. Washing, Fuel, Lights. {<* ten months, $l?\ I aymenta semi annuallv in advance. I or reooinniendatioua and further particolara, aee aircuJ.vs. CHARLES E. LIGHTFOOT. V. M. I., Superintei;dont and Instructor in Mathematics and Natural Sciences. J. W. GILLESPIE, University of Va., Instructor in Auoient and M<?dern Languages. . , Rf:rEREXtE?. \Vn have tho privilege of relcrringto the following: Faculty of Virginia Military Institute, ?jen. William II. Riehardsf>!t. Richmond City, Prof. Maupiu, University of Virgima. I'rof. Harns<in, do Prof. Gildersleere. do Prof. Schels le Vere, do Prof. McGufly, do Prof. I.ucian Minor, William and Mary College. Rev. John Reradus. Charlottesville. Mr. John Hart, A. M.. do John Hunter, Ksq., Louisa oounty. f ol. John \]loolfollr. Orange oounty. $?v* ?? O., Lexington. Rev. \\ in. N. Pendleton, do James Barltour. Feq., Culpeper. M Taljaferr??LGrloucoater. W. D^\ allach. Esq., Washington City, Gen. Geo. Cooke, do A. Bell, Esq.. do Mai. Henry Hill, V. S. A., New York. K. s. \ oaa. Ksq., Rappk. oounty. l.apt. James Stark, do The Citiienaof Culpeper. jy 15-eotf PROGRESS IN THE FINE ARTS. I AiNTiNG xxv Photography Combined. P HO TOG RAP hTc PORTRAITS, In Oil Colora, on Canvas, Mixiatcrr or Size op Lipe. S. WALKER'S PORTRAIT AND PICTUR E GALL E RY, Odeon Hall, oorner at. and Pennsylvania avenue, S.WALKER has fitted up the ahove apaoona apartments at a v?mt great outlay of capital, thereby rendering bia establishment one of the moat oom plete and handsome in the whole country. He has Z ar?w"1(i?"erjr for fr'< fkibitiom of upward of Jim ano Oil Paintings, by some of the !>eat ancient and m<*lern masters, to which he intends to add fresh importations. S. Walk* hnsalso fitted npa iTm fle'e suit of rooms, with private robing apartaeaU for ladies, and purchased the finest possible instru ments, nnd euca*ed a first ciaas operative artist to asxifct him ir. the denartmeut for taking all kinri. .,f PHOTOGRAPHIC; AMBROTYPlf A\lV |?A GUERRKOTYPE Vo RTR A I TS, fVoVn the smallest miniature to stz* of life. lrw,u *' 'l' conibining the I'hotographio Pro cess with the art of Painting of whiclThe hL had 2*> years experienoe, and who** ppecinienf of Iif*? size portraits may be aeen lu kuiuc of the first faun lies of the city, as well as those exhibited in his Gallery, he will be able, by the combustion of the IriV^i'rpr?!^'"o?.^"rtratta that have never l^en ex V*? I fidelity andtife^^likeexprenaion. Can thepuTjoae pr?I>af#d himself expressly R.r . F*rtiouJar attention paid to the pninting of Por traits. Miniature or life-size, from small picturea of aereased friend*. Photographs taken from corpsea, or aick persons their own residences, on immediate uo ? Committees and classes taken in any number in groups, nnd any quantity of copies from tae same sold at reasonable charges. Likenesses painted on Copper for Tomb Stones. Valuable Oil Paintings, and Old Family Portraits oarefully back lined aud restored to their original freahnesa. iwuiies and gentlemen are respectfully aolicitnH to call at the Gallery, over SfciUingUw'a hook atore? entranceatreet, two doors from Pennsylvania avenue. iyll-r.m JJALT1MORK CITYJflALT HOUSE. MALT FOR SALE.?'ma undersigned hivir>? recently Purchased the CITY lUALT Horsf oorner of est Faila avenue and Bk>ck stree't" mj6-3m FRANCIS DENMEAD. Pi a not, 6c. f^OLD MEDAL PREMIUM _ U rIANO FORTES. WILLIAM KNABK, (Senior partner lb the late firm of Knave, Oauli 4 Co., Continaes fhe m.\nnfacture and sale of timed and Iuare PI ANO FORTKS. underlie SBar* PIANO FORTES. underlie William Ku.il* A Co-at ttooMiUad kHB r?os. 1, S. 5 and 7 North Vutaw street of - ?n 1* ? posite the Futaw House. Baltimore. They hare also juat opened a new Sates R<<ow at No '*1 biUtimort street, between Cheriea and Lisht# streets. on the premises partly oeoepted l?y Mr Henry NcCaMery as a musio store. where they w.ll keep constantly on hand a large assortment of p.-un and highly finished rmrxi and square PiajKvPortca also, Melodeotia, from the beat makers, from ? to t octave, sorsc with d.Hit-le key-boards. doubia reads, and stops to suit small churches. Being extensively en raced ta the manufacture o f Pianos, we will sell wholesale and retail, <u the m i t liberal terma. Our Pianne were awarded the higbeet premium (gold meiiai t at the Fairs o| the Maryland Institute two successive years?Ootober, 1856, and IMS in op position to fourteen and eighteen piano* frrrn soma of the beat makers front New York, Boat on and Bal timore. We were al?o awarded tba firat premium at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond, Vir ginia, IttS and IU8. They have alao beea awarded the higheat premium (silver medsJiat tbe Metro politan Mechanics Fair for 1MJ. In addition to this we are in poneaieii of teetimo nials from the moat distinguished profeaeors and amateurs in the country, which can be ssen at uur warerooms, speaking fur themselves and others of the high appreciation in which our instruments are everv where held. All instruments are guaranteed for five rears, and a privilege of exchange la granted wnhiu the first s x m n? ha from the day of sale if the instruments do i?< t give entire sa?i?faction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their advantage to give us a call Iwfore purchasing. Pianos exchanged, hired, and tuned. rear l?-ly WM. KNABK A CO. T HREF. BEAUTIFUL PIANOS received tki day from Boston. Also. three very t second hand Pianos. but little used. ?ev"llirSl octa verbose wood cases will be sold at great'*' * ? ' Imrcains.at our Piano Forte. Mel?4eon.and Music \\ arerooma, between 9th and l'?th streets. No. +%. Jet JOHN F. F.I.I.(S piANO FORTE INSTKACTION. Mr. W. H. PAI.MF.R continues to add new metn bers to his c!a?se?e. Apply to Mr. PAL MER, at his Rooms over FaxuhamV Bookstore, Tueeday. Wednesday. Frt-* dav. and Saturday, between 2and 6 p. sa. Terms $'-> per quarter. ap 25 tf Three new and beautiful pianos AT GREAT Piano* have beea used but a abort time 1 ,S s > , | carefui persoi.i, we will warrant them,' * ? * ? take old Pianos in exchange. Ac. Two of tbcm are full seven octaves. finely brushed rosewood cases, and of exquisite tone and touch,one (? only a six octave. These Piaroa. purchasers may aafely rely npoe ?? being truly great bargains, an a they will do wel! to call ami eee them, at mir extensive Piaoo Ware rooms, No. 3w>, between 'Jth and l<nh. Jeio JOHN F. ELLIS. ICR LJ. MlDDLETON, ICS DEALER, Office and Depot?Southwest oorner of F and 13th Streets. Washington. ap 11-tf ICE! ICE.'! ICE!!!?The undersigned respectfuU 1 ly inform his friends and the public generally, that he is now prepared to furnish families and others! through the reason) with the berft qunlit* of ICE, delivered in any part of Washington aua George town, and guarantees to give entire satisfaction. Orders to be left wiUi Kidwell A Lsobencb oorner 14th street ar.d Pennsylvania avenue; Gbo. F. Kitiwell A Co., 14th street; J. B. Moore. Dru giat, Penna. avenue, between 19th and Jnth stre^Pj GKoRaESiETZ.New York avenue, between 10th and llth streets; Robt. A. Pstkb, Druggist, oorner 4th and Mass. avenue; ami with the saleonber. No. S First street, Georgetown, wnereloeoan be had at all timea. ap7-tf T. W.K1DWELL. Dentistry, &c. , ? DENTISTRY. U DR. STEPHEN BAILY, Office No. 19* Pexnstlvakia Avbotb, Tkrte duori from 14(4 Strut. Dm. BAILY begs leave to inform tbepabliothat he can be Been at al1 hours,at his office, located aaabove. He feels assured that an experience of fifteen rears' practioe. with tbe large number of patients, and great variety o( difficult cases t hat be has treated i fully, will enaltle him to surmount am difficulty, scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth. H .s own expenence oonfirmiug tbe opinion ofinani men eminent in the profession, and e?pecia!.'v Drs USrr is and J.-and E. Parinlr, has led him. long since todis (*n! ail mercurial preparations for filliiwr Teath,alao all Enamels, Gutta Pcrcha, India Rubber, and Ce *cnta for the construction ol Contmuoaa Gum eeth, and that Poroehau, mounted on Gold Plate, is the only reliable substance that aau lie worn in the mouth, as was most conclusively shown by ths last American Dental Convention. Although be flatters himself from hia long reai denoe arid practioe in Washington, he la ffirorabiy known to his numerous friends and patrons, he bag a leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS! From the late Rector of the Churoh of Epiphaay of thia city Dr. Stephe* Baily: Dear Sir?1 desire to expraas my esteem for you personal It, and my oonhdence in you as a superior dentist. The operations executed Tor me have been highfy satisfactory. I hope that v<>a may reoeive the patronage from my friends and the public that your ahill so well deaervea. Youra rfrr truly. Washington, Aug. 3b, la?. J.W.FRENCH. From one of the oldest firms ib Baltimore, Meaars. Borrs, Cot man A Co. Having employed Dr. Stephen Baily, Surgeon Den tut, of Wasnington city, to execute for me an im portant ami difficult piece of work, which he did to my entire satibfactioB. and ib view of the fact that one o| the m<?st distinguished members of the Dental College of Baltimore, failed, after repeated trials, to perforin the same work aatisfactorily, it gives n.? great pleasure to express my entire confidence and huh estimation of his pr<>feesu>naJ skill. Baltimore,Jan. 12, 1857. HARMANN BOGGS. Extract fromanotereoeived from the late Hob. John M. Clavton. U. S. Senate, Aug. 19,1M6. The teeth tou made for me work admirably , noth ing oould l?e belter. Very gratef'allv, JOHN M.CLAYTON. To those that seek relief from the maiadiee of the teeth. 1 can cheerfully recommend Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist; he made a set of porcelian teeth for one of iny familv.and plugged several teeth for mvseJf. and the work has all stood well for more than ten years. ROBERT T. NIXON, of the Va. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19.1U6. We, the undersigned, having had ooobsiob to avail ourselves of the professlonaTskill of Dr. S. Baiiy, Surgeon Dentist of this city, or naving l<een oognu ant of his operations on our families or friends, take Pleasure in expressing our admiration of his artistio skill, as well as of the unilormly satisfactory manner in which he performs the most del;aate and difficult operations in Dental Su rjery,and we respect ftiilj re oommend him to the confidence and patronage of the public, of which we consider him eminently worthy. Thomas U. Wai.tee, Architect U.S.Capitol. Thoxas Miller, M.D.,of Washington, D. C. B. S. Bomreb, M. p. of Georgetown, D. C. N.S. Lisroisi, M.D.. of Washington,!). C? Jos. H. Headlet, of Washington, D. C. Geo rue Waiios. Ex-Governor of Florida. Walter Lenox, Ex Mavor of Washingum, Hrnrt Baldwin, U.S. Patent Olfioe. O.C. Whit, Principal Rittenhouse Academy, feb? tf DR. VILLARD, DENTIST. LATE OF CHI CASO.would respect fully inform the cit tiens of tne District and vioinity, that hav , ing located himself in Waahingt<?n. he is now prepared to perform all operations m his profes sion, in the most approved style. . ^ Oios, No. 26P, Peun. avenue, adjoining Gaatier's, jan y lv 'pHE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH, DR. LOOMIS, tbe inventor and pa antae of "Leomi*' Mtttral Pl*tt Tut4, havuu^M^ snceessfully introduced his improvement n, vanons cities, has now permanently estab lished himself ib Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth oonaists chief ly in making a set of but one pieoe of material, and that indestruetible mineral. No metal is used in their oonstruotion. and they are therefore free from galranic action and metalic taste. There are bo joints to become failed with moisture or particles of rood, hence they are pars and eleam. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far mors durable, and natural in their appearaaoe. I will rive a reward of Ota Thossand IMIhrs to any one who will produce a similar work of art to equal mine ib purity, beaaty. durability, artistio excellence er any other ra?aialM quality. All work responsibly warranted. 2W Penna. avenue, between llth and Uth ap It-ly r|R. C. 8. GOODMAN. 1/ SCRbEOX DKNTIMT.?d MANtrrACTrBEB or ABTiriciAL Teetb.?, His complete arrei.cemei.ts en*'> mg him preeeat the foilowinc reaeouable pnoes: KatireUpper Sett Teeth,oa Go dL....??.f?te?fl Do do lie on Stiver UtoSS One or more, ob Goid ?_ She Do on *Tver? ... l te Filling, Extracting, Kemoring Tartar; also. R * pairing at the asise reasonable rates. All caseations ? xeosted in such a manner aa to give every eeUefec tion. Offioe corner tth street and arenae. ap ? e'MBBR I.AND COAL.-Now discharging, 100 tons Cumberland Coal. CASTLEMAN A BRO., jy 27 oorner tth and B sta., opp. Nat oaal hoUl.