Newspaper of Evening Star, September 14, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 14, 1857 Page 1
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VOL. X. WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1857. NO. 1,452. THE EVENING STAR rVBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (SUNDAY EXCEPTED.) AT THE STAR BUILDINGS, Corner of Pa. avrnut and hlevmth strset, By W. D. WALLACH, and is served to aubaonbers by camera At SI X AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable vraklr to the A ^ants ; pipers aerved in packages at 57H oenti p?r month. To mail subscribers the subscription inot ?? THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS ? year ?? adramct, TWO DOLLARS for eix months, ac* ONE DOLLAR for three months; fur 1 lh?u tiiree months at the rate of UJ* cents a week. tT7"SIN0LE COPIES ONE CENT. SECRET HISTORY'OF THE >1 EX HAN WAR. Letter from Gen. Gideon J. Pillow. To the PtDpfe o f Tetmt*?re. In placing myself before the country a* a candidate for United States Senator I fuel that it is not improper (V>r me briefly to refer to the motive* which have prompted my course, anil to statp the principles by which I .shall be gov erned if honored with your confidence. It is known to vou that 1 hare not heretofore sought political honors. That I have actively participated in all the great political struggles through which the country has passed for many yt irs i * not unknown to the Democracy of inv immodiate neighborhood; but my participation has been thiit ot a soldier in the ranks?neither asking aor receiving any share in the fruits of victory. incidental to the humble pnrt I have per formed was an active participation in the nom ination of Mr Polk, and the strugglo which re .-ultod in placing him in the Presidential chair. J hat event was followed by the war with Mex ico. The part I bore in that war i* known to th? country. All that I have to say of those services is. that I tried to perform my duty in the difficult and trying positions in which I'was piaced. To the bravo sons of Tennessee of my command I appeal as witnesses of my kindness an-i attention to their wants, amidst the dis eases of a pestilential climate and the hard J* 1P? of * c?mp Ijfo. To the reports of U enerai 't. inv immediate and only superior in the *nn7 w'*h which I fought, I refer for the man ner in which I bore ujrgulf in command, and ? ustained the honor of Tennessee upon tho uiany battlefields of Mexico. General Seott u*d?r no -u?P'c'on of ]>artiality for me; *nif. may therefore, without indelicacy, refer *???? reports for my bearing upon those fields whi<'h have reflected so much hontur upon our common country. By them I am willing to bo Judged. Y hiie I was thus engaged in a foreign war. endeavoring to maintain the right and defend ing the honor of the country, a malignant party prnss at home was perpetually pouring its vol umes of abuse and calumny upon me. All that ridicule, falsehood, and calumny could do to destroy my reputation wa? done " lly only an ?wer to these assaults wao tho blows I gave th< eccijy in front. I felt that in vindicating inv refutation as a soldier with my rworiJ. I bos: ?njwered the 44 tire of the enemy In th" rear." The cio*e of the brilliant campaign which re quited in the capture of the enemy's capital found me ,4 cut down.'1 In a tew days afterward*. and while prostrate upon a bed from which I did not riie for many months, I was arrested. A sword which I had not dishonored was wrested from my side?my personal staff was dismembered, and my gal lant division, which had cut its way into the city at a loss of nearly two-thirds of its mem bers. was taken from my command, an 1 or dered to remote and interior positions in Mex ico. I was confined s prisoner in the city of Mexico for ninety days, and until released' bv ?rder of the President of the United States. A long investigation of the charges preferred ?gainst we resulted in the triumphant vindica tion bi my reputation, and in overwhelming my enemies and persecutor* with shame and falsehood. But there is a mystery, a secret history in tho m otives of those who thus thought to deslroy my character, and to atrip me of the humble honor of serv ices which eost me so much suffer ing, which has never yet been understood by the country. That mystery 1 now propose to remove. It is due to my own reputation, to tho mem ory of the great and patriotic statesman who was then chief magistrate of the nation, and to the (ruth of history, that th? veil which has now. for ten years, concealed the truth Irorn the public, should be4ifted. In appointing a mission to travel with tho ?rrny aud tre?t for peace, (if an opportunity should ofkr.j the grade of diplomatic duty to oc performed, and the emoluments thereto at tached, made it im(mssible lor the President to find a statesman who would accept the place. The mau selected for that position was Mr N. P. Trist. Bat, either distrusting his ability, or judgment, or prudence, or all thc?e, Presi den* k Oik w.w not t?* plucc tii? honor of the eountry and his administration in his hands alone. By his confidential letters, now in my pos sesion. ha so far associated myself with Mr. Trist as to place me iu semi-official relations w:tn him as commissioner. The duty was en j >ined upon Mr Trist of taking me into all his conferences, aud to eousult me in all his nego tiations. I be duty was imposed upon me as a patriot and the devoted friend of the President, to guard and protect the honor of the country and of his administration against any and everything which I thought would tarnish the one ur the other. It will hence be seen that, wh'io Mr. Trial wm the ostensible couiwivion er, I was. in fast, the confidential officer of the Government. up?n whom the President relied to guard aud protect the honor of the country in the important negotiations involving the peace of the country. \Vi.e I reached the hea'lquartersof theamiv, \i " ^ w:u incited to a conference with Mr. Trial. On my arrival at his quarters, I f ound General Scott there Mr. Trist informed me that he had opened negotiations with Santa Anna, and had pretty well agreed upon the preliminaries of negotiations for peace. By these terms. Santa Anua was to be paid, cash in band, as earnest money. flU.OW, and our aruiy was to march to the valley of Mexico and fight a battle before the city. If we wou an ar mistice was to be granted, and c .inmissioners appointed to treat for peace. When peace should b*3 concluded, Santa Anna was to receive one million of dollars more. Mr Trist further informed me that these term? had been agreed to, but it whs an open question wnether Santa Auna or General Scott (aider tho battle was fought) should Uku the initial:'. and send the ting of truce, prepara tory to the armistice?Santa Anna insisting that General Scott should seuJ the flug, but General Scott insiaung. if he won the battle. Santa Anna sboald do so. lie further said General .Scott had ftirnished him the money, and that he had pa id the Jlu U00 rei^ uired to bv paid i;i advance, and that General Scott bad the mentis iu the i disburaing department of the armv, o* Could raise the means, of paying the million to be J paid at the conclusion of the negotiations. He also Said he had invite 1 me to the conference in > pursuance of theorderof the President, aud de Sired my annroval of the terms I asked Mr Trist if there wa< any law au- | th*riiing such a use of the public money ? He ? replied there was not. I then asked hitu if the I President had authorized such a use of it. lie replied he had not, but he thought it was the beit Im omiIU do. Kegarliug this :?s an improper uee of tho pub lic money and as a bribe to ihe c ?uiuiander of tne enemy's forces, and as dishonotiug the Uov eruiucnt. aud disgraceful to ourariny. I at once I protested ag.tiust the whole matter. ??en. F; ?tt justified and defended the measure, j b t t U(.0U the SO?re of morals aud as to the usa^e ot g"ovcrnmeuts. He said we were not corrupt ing >4iita Anna; for tho fact that he was found j in the market asking a bribe, was proof that he was already corrupted ' in regard to the practice of governments, he said it was a of governments to (ffeet t leir purpo#ea. when necessary, by money, and that otff Go*eminent had oauctioued the prac* tice. He said tho presents made by it to the chiefs ot Indian tribes, and to the Barlmry powers, were nothing but bribes. He further said that, in the settleuitni of the northeastern boundary question. $5oimm0 had been u?e !? no one knows bow. but the officers of the Gov ernment, unless it was used to bribe tho M tine press He mentioned other instance* in which the Government had expended l.trge rums of in .ncT in this way. K?u4?!?g General Scott clear as to the rt^hl of 'ho me i<ure, and earnest in his co-operation with Mr. Trist, and not being familiar myself with ihe usages of other governments, nor the practice of our own, I doubted what I ought to do; and in deference'to his wishes and judg ment,suspended my opposition until a dav% reflation had confirmed ray opiniou of duty to my country On tho uight after the conference t.w.k place. Gen. Scott oalled a council of gen eral officers, to whom he made known what had ";en done in the way of negotiation, and to wh..m he expressed substantially the views and opinions above detailed. Being satisfied, after reflection, that my first impressions were right, I went next day to ?ten. Scott and Mr. Trist, and protested so earnestly against the whole matter that they both said I was right, and that they would abandon the negotiations. I then thought they were sincere in their purpose to abandon it, and all idea of peace to be thus obtained. In a few days afterwards the army com menced the march for the valley of Mexico. , ' ? reached the valley?had fought the bat tjeot Contreras and Churubusco, (a continuous tight that lasted nearly two days,) when at last ?very portion of the field was won by the in domitable valor of the American army; and whilst pursuing the euerny at the head of the army, and almost within the gates of the city, reeeiv ed (Jen. ?>cott s order to halt the a*my and fall back to his position, when I learned from hiiu that it was his purpose to grant an armistice. The enemy had sent no flag of truce, nor had he asked an armistice. I at once told Gen. Scott that the city was in his power?that I thought he ought to take it, provido for the wants of hi.-* array, and then grant an armistice if the enomy desired it. Gen. Scott replied that his purpose was set tle;], and gave orders for the disposition of the array for trie night thon approaching. Next day I went to Gen. Scott's headquar ters, taking Gen. Worth with mo, and wo both earnestly protested against tho armistice, but to no purpose. Still not satisfied, the same day I addressed a written remonstrance to Oon. Scott, which I uent by Gon l'icrce?still more earnestly pro tecting against this armistice, a? likely greatly to ondanger the safety of the army in futuro operations. But all ray efforts were of no avail. I was now satisfied that Gen. Scott was acting un lor the influence and wishes of Mr. Trist. and that ho was carrying info effect tho Puehla negotiations. That in doing so. if wo got peace, it would be at tho cost of the honor of the array and of the government of the countrv. That if we got no peace. Santa Anna would avail himself of the armistice to recruit his beaten and disorganized array, to coranlctc his defen sive w<>rks, and to remove his heavy artillery from the front we had turned to the front we were ?u-sailiug. And that in the event of Santa Anna a bad taith in this negotiation, we were giving up all tho advantages gained by tho bat tle of Coutreras and Churubusco. (which had cw*t us the blood of 1,050 men.) without any thing in return, and without any guaranty of the enemy's good faith. Entertaining these views of the oLjtrt and </ ject of the armistice, and the purposes of Mr. irist, and finding that I could uo nothing to prevent tho consummation of measures so dis reputable to the Government, I at once wrote to President Polk, giving him a full account of the negotiations, and the steps adopted towards its fulfilment. Upon the reception of this in formation. the President promptly recalled Mr. Trist, withdrew from him all authority to act as commissioner, and directed Gen. Soott to *tn<t him hark to the United State*. The recall, however, was not received until General Scott had resumed offensive operations, and the array had eutered the city of Mexico. Die armstiee lasted fifteen days, during which time Santa Anna had completed his de fences?had removed his heavy artillery fr"in El Pinon and Mexicalzingo, aud had reorgan ized and recruited his array, and had 26.000 lighting raen in the field, and then reannounced tuat the arnistice was at an end. And in the after operations of the array?made necessary by the arms'.ice, and by giving up all the ad vantages gained by the first two bloody battles? we lost in killed and wounded 1.672 men ; so that the army had to atone for the error of its Commander-in-Chief, acting under the influ ence of the Government coram is.- iouer, with the bl<?xl of many of its bravest raen. Up to this time. Gen. Soft had never been otherwise than just and kind to mo. At Vera Crux, he had selected mo to lead the storming column of volunteer forccs in the con templated assault upon that city. He after wards appointed me a commissioner over the heads of ray then superiore in rank, to fix upon the terras of its capitulation. He had selected rae to attack in front the strongly fortified field of Corro Gordo, while with the main force of the army he turned the enemy's left. finding his array so ranch crippled by the operations at Vera Crux and the battle of Cerro Gorlo that he could not advance upon tho city ot Mexico, he sent me to the United States, un der sick leave of absence, but in fact to procure from the President an order to reinforce his command by the new troops previously ordered to General Taylor's line of operations; which duty being performed, I returned and overtook the army, and assumed the comraund of my di vision at l'uebla. lie placed me in command of the advanco of the army in the movements that ted to the bat tles of Contreras and Churubusco. in the mifl't of this last, long-continued and bloody battle, he sent his life-guard (commanded by Lapt. Kearney) to rae tor duty, thus leaving himself at Coyoacan without even a lite-guard Immediately on the termination of the arm stice, he threw ine forward to Piedad?almost under the walls of the city?to drive in the en emy, and to protect his army from surprise and strutagotical movement (with orders never for one moment to be absent from ray post) while he Aas coneentrating hiS foroes and settiug his plans for future operations. He moved rae iroiu this place, in the darkness of the night, to d wh upon and seize the Casa Mata aud tho Me linos del Key, preparatory to storming Cha pilllepec ; aud. having chosen mo to storm that Mfoiig and alui'*t impregnable fortification, which commanded all the approaches to the ity.) and when it had become evident that it wa^ victory or death to the whole array, he di rected mc to assail the work as 1 pleased, but that I must carry it, no matter at what cost ? that the tale of the army depended upon ray success. tieing disabled in this duty. Gonera! Scott *aid, iii his ortioial reports, ' that this gallant lea ler was cut down, while up with the front rank, by an agouixing wound *' in his official correspondence ho said : 41 From what he per sonally saw, be (1) received an agonizing wound in the able and heroic discharge of duty" iu storming Chapultepec. Again he said: "On your back as you stili are with a painful wound, I yesterday very reluctantly troubled you with a note of that date, but was obliged to do ao, before finishing my report of the recent glo ri ?us operations, in which you had a full and U:ost distinguished paitioination.'' * * * Again he said, in haste : " Permit me to repeat ttra-e more, that 1 have, from my first meeting with you, been anxious, froui a high opiniou of your head and heart, your intelligence, honor, x<.-al, aud valor, to win your esteem and confi dence. on any term.: consistent with justice aud honor." 1 refer to these high official testimonials of Gen Scott, not iu a vain glorious spirit, but to ?how how strong an influence must have been brought to bear uj??n his mind, to hive indaoed him (before the ink with which his official re p iru were written was dry) to have treated with such harshness and injustice an oftcer. of whose conduct ho had iust spoken in his report i in terras of unqualified approbation, and while '? e tnfidence and esteem he was anxious to win upon any terras consistent with honor and jus tice." That influence was the misrepresenta tions of Mr. Trist?who, availing him.-elf ot Gen Soft's known jealousy of eomraand, and el' my opposition to the armistice?coupled with ^it tetters written from the army condemnatory ?f the armistice and laudatory of myself, in fl lined Gen. Scott's feeliugs, and so maddened h>s sense of justice ae to blind hiin iu all his after conduct. a Mr Trist s object wan revenue upon the man I S? !ed. his recftI1' and t0 disgrace and discredit tho only man who had a knowledge of his corrupt negotiations. IW knew r had writ en to President Polk, (for I had shown him the loiter,) but <Jen Scott did not. Ho knew that to accomplish his purpose. he must control Uen ?cott s moral power and influence iu the army. TkTCn' . ^ never suspected his real purpose. Ine armistice had greatly affected the cone s'1^0 au f feel,ngsof the army towards Uen. scott, while my opposition to it, being known throughout the aruiy, had tended to induce an o\ er-estimate of my services. This was seen by General Scott in the many .etters written from the army to the home press: nd his seusitiveuess on this point may be aeon in the issuance of his offensive general order, intended to disgrace Gen. Worth and myself, upon the bare suspicion that wa had written such etters. It was this order that led to the arrest of Oen Worth and Col. Duncan ; and, 1 though he arrested me under a different pre rn*1,n charse wa*a tha* I) also, had writ ten similar letters. I I uder these circumstances, Mr. Trist found it an easy matter to induce Gen. Scott to believe l was endeavoring to supplant him in the eonfi i!?^ICOf^!! affections of the army, and to strip uu of the honor to which he was entitled an its commander That he did so believe, is manifest trom his charges against mo. Jlence the blindness with which he rushed uto the extremes of injustice and wrong towards me, which proved so fatal to his own reputation >.>r justice towards his subordinates in com mand and which had well nigh ruined tho bumble individual who now addresses tou. It will bo seen from this narrative of events that all my trials and persecutions?all the falsehoods and calumnies hoapod upon me iu eonsequonce of uiy runiure with Gen. Scott? an the blaekening and defamatory charges by which he sought to strip me of the humble honor of my services, and to disgraco me as a man of"honor?all tho poison infused into the mind of the nation by the party pross?that all obloquy was heaped upon me bccause I earnestly protested aganist tho corrupt Puel.U negotiations, and tho armistice, (a part of it.) which cost tho army the lives of so many brave men, and because 1 made known to the Presi dent. as I was in honor bound to do, tho ex istence of these disgraceful proceedings. ifence it will be scon that instead of having caused the xunture between the President and ?en. bcott and Mr. Trist, from an officious and lntermeddmg disposition, as I was charge! to ha\e (jono, I was engaged in a sacred duty to my country in all that I did And though I was so greatly wrongly by tho press, and by public opinion, such were my confidential rela tions to the Ooverment and to this mission, that I could neither expose the motives of tho o who sought to destroy mo, nor the seumj ot duty which controlled my conduct. in my defence of the charges against mo. I was compelled to confine myself to the charges themselves, trusting to the future fur the vindi cation of my motives, and the fidelity with which I met the responsibilities of my iiosition as the confidential officer of the laoverment. .Tho best friends I had in the army did all they could to induce mo to acquiesce in Gen. Scott s refusal to prosecuro tho charges against uie. llut conscious of my innocence, and hav ing been actuated by a high sense of duty to my country, I demanded an investigation of the charge*, and an order from the court compel ing him to prosecute them or publicly to admit that thoy were false. I chose to bravo all the consequences rather than submit to be thus calumniated, or violate the confidence rej>osod iu me by my Govern ment. In al 1 this I claim to have done but my dutv ; but the time has now arrived when I think the relation I bore to th" Government and to this mission should be made known, that my col duct may be understood aud my motives ap preciated. r I now appear before tho people of Tennessee and ask their verdict uj>on these facts. I appeal' to them for josiico ; and I state thepeif .rmanee ot these confidential services to my country, when neithor the purposes of justice nor secrets ot state require them longer to be withheldfrom the public. I could not Mate them earlier, con sistently with my sense of duty. File tacts, substantially as above given, will be found the sworn testimony of himself and other general officers, in the archives at Wash ington, taken by order of the then President of the tinted States. The great man whoso sleepless anxiety fir the honor and welfare of tho country impos *d upon mo these trying dalles, has passed away ; but not so the impress of his mind, and the im perishable aohievoments of his administration. These are seen in the glory of our arms, in the countless millions of gold with which our Pa cific steamers are freighted, and in tho rapid inarch of civilization and freedom to the distant shores of the Pacific. Jfad he lived, this appeal Countrymen to remove from my name the rcproach implied by their apparent neglect, would never have been necessary. lie would long since have made known my services, and tho motives which actuated my conduct. In regard to tho course of conduct I shall adopt if honored with your confidence, I have only to say, that I think I have given proof 1 enough of lovo of country to satisfy you tnat I will never intentionally prove faithless to tho trust reposed in mo. th* great question which now threatens the luion ot the States, I declare my attach ment to the Lnion to be second only to the rights secured by the Constitution to the States. . I-pen this question I have no further conces sions to grant, no more compromises to make. I couwider the South as already driven to tho wall. I urther she ought not, cannot, shall not retreat, with my concurrence. Respectfully, <?,n. J. p,LU)w. Wood and Coal. A I-!-. KINDS AMD SIZKS OF COAL. Now on hand arid to arrive? >\T!!HaI!ITK CIMI-A*"' ""J GKAV ASU Cumliflriaial Lump. Run of Mine, and lino. C tiarooal, in my quniitity, from one oushe! to one thousand. Toaelherwith a well selected stock ofWOOr u / 2.2-vt lbs. of coa. to the ton in a!! cases, r of sale on the mojt aooornmoi latino terms. and at the ioteit market pne**, by K. L. ,MO()|{ II. No.4sl 9th street, west ante, se 12- eotit between D and E. p IIMItK R tTa N D LUM P COA L i, IIHMt quall ty, for sale low by J. K. SHIELDS. 'I Corner of 9th anil II ?treot?. J E..SHIELDS* ? COAL AND WOOD DEPOT, Corntr of A'irtth and // ANTHRACITE COAL, KK1) and WHITE A>ll, for Stoves an 1 (.rates, oonstautly arriving. I or aalo low Iroin vessels. ii-3t \\? O O D AND COAL. We are now ready to supply all orders for WOOD and OOA L that nia? tie rnlrimti'il to our care, and Will kimrantee M.iti?laetiou in the same. lp' VhimIi arriving weekly. JO^Coh! kept iu floored and roofed yards. Uj2 2-Ml lbs. to the ton. UJ* Prompt personal attention riven to everv order VI T. J. A W. M. UALT, I N. W. corner 12th and C streets. No, 547, Be ^2w One square south of Pa. avenue. CUMBERLAND COAL. Orders will be reoatved for cargoes, half cau-nes, and quarter earpoes of the best qualify CUM 11ER- i LAND COAL, in luinp.or the run of the mums, at th? very lowest prices. . JONAS P. LEVY, \\ ine. Liquor, and Grocery Store, an 7Mf No. M4 12th street, corner ofB street CUMBERLAND COAL.-No* discliar*in?,ToO tons Cumberland Coal. CASTLEMAN A KRO., _lv 71 nnrr? Rth *mt\ H oip. Nstional hotel r o A IT; C O A L !! C (7A L !!! We are now prepared t? furnish our oustoniers sthI others who inav favor us with their orders, with RKD and WHITE ASH COAL, of either of the various sizi>s they may desire, of as g?xwl quality aj Oomes to this market. A discount of 25 cents per ton when delivered from the vnsxeU. P?nn<ls to the ton. w, nn" haud' lfip*?llVl OAK, ami PINE w?'&t iafE4 EDUCATIONAL. R- MR. W HK.N RV PALMER ESPBCTFULLY intimates to hia pupils, friends, and the public generally that the PIANO KORTK flliASSES will resume their duties On MONDAY, 7th. 1K57. Prospectuses and nil information maj bo obtained upon application t? Mr. Palmer at his residence '280 F street, near I3i*. Terms as before?Five and Tii* DoLfcAiis per quarter of y lesnons. Mr. Palmet's Class Instruction, for the Piano Forte having been demanded hi Baltimore, flic'days of meeting in Washington will lie only on Monday, Tuesday. Thursday .and Friday. The Georgetown Piano Forte Classes will oom mence as soon as arrangements oan be made, to whieh ead the residents of Geor^tt^wnare respect fully requested to oommunieatc with Mr. Palmer forthwith. . Artnngenients have been made with the largest pn ttli xhitif; establishments in New York a ad Phila delphia for ail abundant supply of the best and new est music for tlio pupils. so 3-1 w NOTICE TO THE GEORGETOWN PIANO CLASSES. JIIIvW. Uekrt Palmur bags tonequmut his Pu pils in Georgetown that he 1ms completed arrange ments to give Ins lessosw as before. at the Grorfetotrn Few ode Seminary, row eonnrtcffsl by M'Mi M. J. Harrover. All persons desirous of becoming pupils of Mr. Palmer are requested to meet at the Seminary, at 10 o'clock, on Monday, Sept. 14th. ae7 \OlJNG L A DIES SEMINARY, Corner of Montnomerv ami Vvnbarton sit., Georgetown. D. C. Mrs.Gen WHEELER. Principal. The duties of this Institution will l*e resumed on Tuesday, September 1st. when a share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited. au W-eotSeptI5 ^CriOOL HOOKS AND STATIONEKyT" MISCELLANKOFS ROOKS, CHEAP Pl'H LJ0AT1ONS, PERIODICALS.and N EWSPA PER S..a? the lowest rash prices, at the.NORTH ERN t.lBKRTlES CHEAP BOOKSTORE,Xf Seventh street, above tlie Mortlieru .Market. aug 29 lm* FOR RENT AND SALE. POR RENT-A RARE CHAVCE.-Now nn l dor construction, 12 large and airy rooms, with j all the oonvcnicncea of water and ii^Iits. The loca tion is in the principal business square of the eitr, | and the room* are well adapted for Dentists. Dagoer reotj pists, Offices. A c. Also, a convenient ana airy Basement, suitable for any light business. 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an 'ft-lm loth sts.. entrance on D st. II1 OR RENT.?TheThreYstory KRTCK HOFSE I situated on '5th street, opposite the n-we xten sion of the Treasury department, and within a step of Penn.avenue and \vi Herds' Hotel. The house contains 10 good rooms, besides store room and vairits for fuel. The location is one of the best in the city for a professional gentleman <>r a business stand. Apply on tlio promises, No. 474. au 17-tOct * IT'ARM FOR SA I.E.?A piece of tine LANDnn Rock Creek, in Montgomery county, Md., six miles from the heights of Georgetown, adjouiing the lands of Messrs. Perr*. Wood, Hestor, Nowlas, Bohrer, and Hawkins. Ii2>iacres. A beautiful loca tion ; partially improved; new house; IS acres rich oreek bottom, and some fine yellow-pin? timber. It can l>0 div.ded. if desired. Call and see the premi se* tho?e who desire to purchase. )e 4 rf (?OR RENT.?A modern built HOFSE, contam I ing 12 rooms. comfortably furnished, hi a dulight fui and airy location,, fronting one of the public res ervations. and commanding an ejtswnf view ?>f I he citr, the river, ami Georgetowu. It luis gas through out ; water and bath-room. To a careful tenant the rent will be moderate. Inquires! 4<M 1 street, sec ond door Irom 12th street. _ je24-tf_ A RNY S cVtN FECTIONER Y FOR SALE. This well known and popular establishment is now offered for Sale, thus presenting a rare opport u nit? for a good Confectioner to enter into a safe and profitable husinens. Fossesston can l>e hail 1st No veinber. The three-story Brick.Hou<e now oocu pied as al>ove. is offered at private sale, or will be rented or leased as may be desired. J- or particulars inquire on the p-emises, No. f!4 Brutqe street. Georgetown, D. 4).. or to WW, BKIlHiES.313 West Baltimore street, Halumore. an 77 tf l.Mlll SALE.?A FARM of about l<*? acres, in I .Montgomery countv. Md.,ten nub s ir.m Wash ington. on the Colesvitle road, improved with a I! rink Dwelling.a log bsrnand stable.and a fine orch ard of choice i rait. Apart is set with clover, and the whole well fenced. A l<irgain may be otitaited il early applied for, or would eichnnge forcit; prop erty. H. .N l.ANSDALE, Agent. No. .Tit M street, au or tbronah ihe 4?itv I'l^t < >ffioe. F^OR SALE.?My R ESI DENCE on the eornero New Jersey avenue and C street south, tlap'.tol Hill, fronting on the avenue 1P2 feet 9 inches, and on C street south :?*>feet 11 inches, and containing nearly 34,'4m square feet. may JVtf __ W. F. PHILLIPS. 17?OR F I'NT?The two comfortable and conveni ent BRICK HOUSES on Favette street, a.1 joiniug the Convent,are now undernoiu:? complete re psir, and will be for rer.t on the 4th of August. The H<>usea are very desirable, pariicularly to parents having children to educate. Apply to JOHN L. Kl DWELL. High utreet. Georietown. jv 7> V VALUABLE FARM FOR SA I.E.-For sale A FARM of .Vt3 acres, in Culpeper Cou-i tr. Virginia, one mile from Mitchell's Station on the Alexandria and Orange Railroad. The soil is natu ral ly excellent, aud inav economically and easily be improved, so that it will produce as fine crops as are grown anywhere in the United Stales ; ll.i acres in heavy tuulier, much of it suitable for ship timber, for which there are markets to Iks reached by means of the railroad ; also, a large quantity of cord wood that may be sold to tho Railroad Company at remu nerative prices. The buildings areab on a hill, and. with small repairs. ma> be made comfortable lor the residence ol a family The place is well watered, an<) embraces every desirable convenience. As one of the joint owners of this Farm now resides in the West, and is determined to sell it, it will be sold a great Imrgain.on very accommodating terms. Persona disposed to pnrohase mav inquire for fur ther particulars to W. D. WALLACH, editor of the 5tar. Washington City, who knows tho prem ises. Jy8-tf Pianos, &c. A CARD-A CHANCE RARELY MKT A WITH BY THOSE WHO W ISH^^^STi A PIANO FORTE.?I havenow instoreH rf.' the following great bargains: 1 * * ' * Two superb Pianos, four round corners, rosewood cases, seven octaves, used only a few months. I will sell them at $125 less tuan their pricc seven months since. A beautiful seven octave Rosewood Piano, iron frame, round corners, for ?2ihi. The above Pianos are sold for no fault, but be longed to families who have removed to the west, and left them with us to lie sold They are roally and truly great liargains. We are prepared to give a written guarantee with them, and wi!l,atnn) fu ture day, exchange, if parties are not *at istied. Also, a tine second-hand Piano of Hall^t 4 Davis make, lor ^2nd, used but eighteen niontlis, and cost " Also. twoseoond-Mnd Chiekerinf's for SI75each, at the Great Piano W arerootiisof JOHN P. ELLIS, au 19 *<6 Penn. ave.. bet. 9th and 10? h streets. WO. METZEROTT has oow on hand a large ? assortment of PIAN' >F< 'R'l'ES.j bv Kosenkranz.Bacon A. Kivenjind Wm.t Miiler. Alm?, seveial second IisikI Pianos' I which he will sell for cash, or on monthly payments. | Pianos and Melodeons from ?45 to $150, One sec ond-hand Melodeou for $20. Pioanofortes for rent. Tuning by Mr. Rebine. au t2 PULD MEDAL PREMIUM ll PIANO FORTES. WILLIAM KNABE, (Senior oartner in the late firm of Knabk. Garhls A Co., Continues the manufacture and sale of grand and asuare PIANO FORTES, underlie name of William Knabe ?V. Co., at the old stand,] Nog. I, H. 5 and 7 North Eutaw street op-1 posite the Eutaw House, Baltimore. The* have also juat opened a new Sales Room at No J07 Baltimore street, l^tween Charles *nd Lislit streets, <ui the premises partly occupied by Mr Henry McCafiery as a mtisio store, where they will keep constantly ou hand a uuge assortment of plain aud hiehU finished grand and square Piano Foites also, Melodeons, from the best makers, from 4 to V octave, some with double key ts>ards, double reeds, and stops to suit small churches. Besng extensively engaged in the manufacture o Pianos, we will sell wholesale and retail, on th? moa Lncrai terms. Our Piaooe were awarded the highest sremium (gold medal)at the Fairs ol the Maryland Institute two successive years?October, IRtS, and 185b?in op position to fourteen and eighteen pianos from some ol the l?est makers from New York, Boston and Bal timore. We were alsoawarded the first preinuiii >at the Industrial Exhibition hold in Richmond, Vir [una, IR55 and ia%. They have also l>?en awarded .be highest premium (silver medai) at the .Metro politan Mechanics' Fair for 1M7. In addition to this we are in possession of testuno male from the most distinguished professors and amateurs in the country, wnieh can be seen at our warerooms, apesking for themselves and others ol the high appreciation in which our instruments are ?verr where held. All instruments are guaranteed for ive rears, and S privilege of exohauge is granted withui the tiratsu months from the day of sale if the instmnientado not give e-ntue satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their advantage to give us a call before poroimsuiu. Pianos exchanged, hired, and tuued, msrlC-li WM. KNABK ft CO. I G O TO MfcLAUGHLLVti for Bargejns.-Tney are selling off. se 1 EDUCATIONAL. (GEORGETOWN COLLEGE. Studies will l>e resumed in this Institution on Monday, fhe ?th of September e??xt. ?u a-lin B. A. MAGU1RE, Pres. I7>ASr WASHINGTON SEMINARY, J Cvr. Va. are. an<lath st.east, Ma*omc Hall, Awry Viirrf. The duues of this School will he resumed Sept. let. The Course of study embraces all the branches us?a iv taaglit in the best stviioois of the country. For ru?ther information, terms. Ao., see circulars or apply to J. \V. P. BATES. Principal. an2*>-eo3w* (Successor to Dr. J. K. Claw?on.)_ CGEORGETOWN CLASSICAL AND MATH 1 EMATICAL ACADEMY. The duties of this Institution will be resumed ? September 7th. jy 7 atwtf P. A. BOWEN. Principal. i\l RS. BELL'S SEMINARY FOR YOU.NO 1H LADIES. Corner of L and lOtA struts. The next session of th^s Institution will commeuoe on ?hc 1st of September, 1<157. Competent and efficient Professors will, as hereto fore. lie encased in every department. Further particulars can be obtained by applying at the Seminary. au5?l-dt?en3w_ 1/ EM ALE ENGLISH AND FRENCH COL T LEiilATE INSTITUTE. A'o. 1K2 T*tr"i. Garithy's Kntr, *"trrnr*'r fenn. a>-enw am<i 2!.il street, Maiitinttcm, D. C. Hiram Coksox, Principal, in chargc of English and Classical Departments. .M'm. C. Khm n Corsox, Teacher of French, Spanish, and German, Drawing and Painting. M'll. Mathii.dr Emu.ic Rollik. Assistant Teach er of French. The Du'icsnfthi* Institute will be resumed on Monday, the 7th ef September, laV?. The course of sttid\ embraces ail the Imncbes of a liberal English aud French Kd>entimi. In tl e English Departmcnt.which is under the im mediate direction of the Principal, special attention is given to the Mat hematic*, English Grammar. Elocution .and the critical reading of Classical author? in English Literature. I .t<>< ctio.n ii? taunht both as a science and an art. Tbo Principal having devulwl a numl^-r of years '<< a careful study of the philosophy of the voieeand its pli> meal mcchauism, la enabled to impart dclii i to and intelligible instruction upon the subject. The ad vintages ntforded for acquiring a practical knowledge ol the Frouch language are not sarpassed l?j those of any other Institution in t'ie country . M'ir.e. Corson and her sister. M'll*. Koiim, are Parisians by birth, and their instructions and general intercourse with the pupils arc carried on exclusive ly through the medium of Frcnch. There are also ribnnectefi with the Institution a large nnmher of ladies who speak the language with tiuen-y. For Terms. References, A e., s^e e.renins, which cube olrfained at the Book and Music Stores, and of the Principal. A ciass of little gMs wnl 1m? formed, who will re ceive ea'cfti! lustruct,on in English Reading and Spelling, and the elements of Terms, per session of5 months. ? 815. Without Frenoii in. au 2f?-lm s 3ELECT FAMILY SCHOOL POR YOUNG LADIES. ENGLISH AND FRENCH. A'e. 3"9 Fstreet, Washington. I). C. Principal. DONALD MACI.OED, A. M.. Univer sity ol Glasgow, formerl) Head Master of Ravens croft College and Ash wood Scliooj, and Professor of Rhetoric and Be!;es Letires in the I'olvinhis 1 iixtitute. This School will be opened on the second Monday of September next, for the reception of a limited nnrnb-r of Hoarding I'upi 'sand Day Scholars, who will be tree ted, mail resper's, as members of the Principal's family. The design is to offer to young ladir., from a du >mc?" all that is included in the name of "Home," an>l to extend to tho Day Scholars the advantages of Home lufinunoe. The Sessions willlH-gin on the seeond Mornay of September and first Monday of February, in eael ye-tr. The vacations will extend through the months of July arid Ahgttst. Circulars- containing full information may l?e oh tamed at the principal bookstores, aud wib be for warded l y mail, to nnr address, on application, a i M tf ^ ULPEPER MILITARY INSTITI TE. v. Nrar Crt.frrFR Cot-rt Hoc**. Va. Th* second session ol this sehoo! wiit commence on the 1st dtt> ol Stpt ember, IR57. A graduate of the University of Virginia, adopting the mode of in struction pursued in tiiat institution, will liave clinrg- of the departments of Ancient and Modern Languages; while a graduate of the V. M. Institute, who has had aenmdeiable experience in teaching, wri il rive instruction in Mtf hematics. Natural Phi losophy. Chemistry, and lower Englisii I randies. The course of studies wil! I>e as follows : Preparatory Spelling, Reading, W riting. Arithmetic. <Sengra ph>, lirnminar, History, Algebra, l^atiu Grauunar, Greek Grammar. Thirt> Class, Mathematics, English Gruminar, Arithmetic, His tory, Latin, Greek, French. Kkcosd CT.*?a. .Mathematics. Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, History, Latin, Greek. French. Spauisn. First Cx.ars. Malheniaties. Natural anil Mora! Philosoohy, Chemistrr. Gcoloyy, English Literature, English IJrantmar" Rhetonc, I?*iri0, lrfantry ^tid Artillery Tactics. Geography,History, Latin. Greek, French, Spanish. I'.venr Student on entering will be subjected to & careful examination, and will then lie ?*<s!<ned to that c.ass to wnieh his proficiency entitles luia; aud no one will be dl'owcd to pass toa higher class un i>'ss he gives cvider.ce of n thorough knowledge of the snbj -cts oontair.ed m the preeedinc. The discipline w.ll b* nt-cessiirily rnrid. bnt tne comfort nnd conveeiene** of ea?-h memlxr of the school will be duly respeeted There will be daily military exercises, but eare will be taken that they do not interfere with the Academic duties. T*rm?: Board, Tution, Washing, Fuel, Lichts, for ten months, 31S?. Payments s^n.i-annuaily in advance. For recommendations and further particulars, see circulars. CHARLES E. LIGIITFOOT, V.M. I., Superintendent and Instructor in Mathematics aud Natural Scienoes. J. AV. GILLESPIE, University of Vs., Instructor m Ancient and Modem Languages. R EFKFENCRS. We have tho privilege of referringto thefollowing: Facility of Virginia Military Institute. lien. William It. Richardson. Richmond City, Prof. Maupin, University of Virginia. Prof. Harrison, d?? Prof. Gildersieeve, do Prof. Scheie le Vere, do i Prof. McGuflV. do Prof. Lucian Minor, William and Mary CollefS. R ev. John Beradus, Charlottesville. Mr. John Hart. A. M.. do John Hunter, Esq.. Louisa county. Col. John Woolfiilk, Orange county. Rev. Wm. S. White, D. D., Lexington. i Rev. Wm. N. Pemllfton, do James Harbour, F.s<j.. Culpsper. [ Col. Wm. B. Taliaferro, Gloucester. W . D W allaeh. Esq., Washington City, Gen. Geo. Cooke, do A. Bell. Esq.. do Maj. lienry Hill, U.S. A.. New York. R . S, Voss. Esq., Rappk. county. Capt. Jsmcs Stark, do The Citizens of Culpeper. Jy 16-eotf ( CENTRALAGADEMY, Comcr of E and Tenth streets. The exercises of this Institution will <s mmence S< ptcinl-er 1st. The number of students is limited, nnd rach will receive particular a'tention. nu 2n-lm* SILAS M ERCH A NT. Prm. A CADEMY OF MUSIC, i\ Wasuingtoi*. I). C. Corner of lltk and PtnnsylrHniu acntit, locfr Farnham's Hook Store.) The duties of this Institution will resume their accustomed activity, regularity, and punctuality, on and afler Tuesday n**xt. Septeinl>er 1st. 18.97. Classes I. 2. and S. will, as heretofore, meet on Monday ami Thursday, at 2 o'clock p. in. Junior Classes. Tuesday and Uiiday,at9 o'clock a. m. li. ntlemen's Classes, Tuesday and Friday even ings, from fi till 1? o'clock. Elementary Classes f..' Reginners. Tuesday and Thursday. from 2 till fi o'clock. T erms (t hese classes on]* > Five |K>llars for m lessons. Tl.a principles uutti which tins Institution are fnundeu are precisely those of ihe Roval Academy, London, and tliw Conservatoires of Paris and Mi'an. Public Weekly Lcctures aro given in which tl<s pupils t ik" part. Principal F. NICHOLI.S CROUCH, Tne I oinposer. in* Hours of Business and Consultation ai the Ha i of the Aettdeiuy daily, froin 12 io i o'clock,or through the post snd mnsio stores. nu tf \ULTS CELEHRATED ENGLISH CAB BA?iE SEED. Wftsre r.ov. pr- ;>.-.r si to furnifh Ault"s< 'Early 'N'ork, ^u!t'-? Eary L?rge N'ork.' A'llt's Bullocks Heart. Ault's Premium* F';nt Dutch, Drumhead. Savoy, and all other va rust lea of C \ KBAG E SEEDS. Also, Spiuacti, Kale. Leiiuce. CatiiUluwer,and nil other kiudst f GARDEN SEEDS. All the alxtve are fresh, purs and genuine; the rante superior quality ss l-r us last and former years, nn'l wtil give entire satislSctioa to those wln> purchase from us. For reeommeudations we refer to any person who has used then'. For sale whoiesaleand retail. SAM L AULT A SON, Corner Calvert and Water sts.. B-'timore. MA. |T7* Orders can l>e sent bv nail or by the Adams Express, which aflnrds a cheap, safe and quick ineMis of carriage. au IB I in WINDOW GLASS.?I" by'.5 French Window Glass, will be sold at ope dollar and seventy-hve per I-ox for cash, in lots of u hr xes. Also, a fail supply of 'fcrge ?iii? Ftench Glass. ;?t, 0>l, nnd id qualities. 4 r>> llllrs for hot houses, 8 by ic, s b) 12, ? hy 12, and In by R. H. MILLER, SON 4 CO. Alexandria. Va. }aa TJIANOS.?Six verr goorl second-hand Pianos 'of X sale or rent very low, at cur Piano Wsrero'w s. ?e7 JOHN F. ELLIS. THE WEEKLY STAR. Thw exoellett Family and Newa journal ??<?* taiaiRg a ireMrr vanetj of interesting rf?un,i than oni. w founJ in any other?la puhliafied ou S&tun ay awilf. TftMa. *<ngt# oopy. per annum. ? fl ** F ir? (vpiw ............ .. ........ 5 m Ten ..... a <*> Twoolj tipiei ? ?? 15 W Cask, invariably ta admnc*. By subscribing In C!al* rniifd rnnin.c neighlmr* withont the intervenios <4 a mail agent, aa will !>? Crcei\"ed,i* per eent.of Tm Wimli Stab wi I Mi?d. It imtrnl>i? contains the "K'otiai'"* Vnr*" that has uta>fe Thk Kvumire Stak circu m (fKriilj throughout thr counir) . J[7~Single copies (m wrapper*! can !*? procured at the onuDtfr. after im isaue ul im paper. I'rire-THRKKCKN1%. n~7~Tost masters who act aaagenta will he allowed a oummiaaion of >? cent. Denti?try, 4fcc. DENTJBRR3fEPHEN BAILY, Ornc* No. ?r*s fm?uris.4 ovmct, Tkrt? A**? Pa. HA1LY hM* i*ave t? inform ttieput lie mat ha onii tx? aeen at ail honra?at his i ii<w. louaicdae above. He feeia a??ured tJrat an MMnrnc*"! hf?et) jears* practice. wifh tiic large nuir.'?r?'f patien'r.andgrent variety of difficult oases tUnt he ha* treated success full*. will enable htm to surmount any diAcaltf. aeientifcc or otherwise, refcitiac to the Te<th. Ms own experience oo.ihnnng the opinion of n any men eminent m the i>r*-leaston,**d especially Dra. Raii.a and J aud E. I'arui'i). tia* .ul him. long nrn f. todia oard all merouruU preparations for filling T?*th.a!so ail Enamels, Gutta IV re ha. India FuMicr. and Ce ments for the construction of Contium ui <mm Teeth, and that Poroelian. mounted oa M Piute, ts the only reliable substance ti.-.t ran he worn in the mouth, a* was moat conclusively *fc? wn ty the >aat American Mental Converti??n. Although he Hatters iuimtlf from his loaf resi dence and practice in Washington, he is favorably kn wn to hi* n?mer-?* 'r.??<d? ?m! pattvoa, ha begs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS*: Fronajhe lata Rector of the Charch of Epiphany of this Oity Dr. Stkpiix:* Hail* Urn i .-Mr?I deaire to express my esteem for yon pert..ha *. a:d mr confidence in Tou as a superior deuUkl.. I he operations executed forme h-?ve been htehly satisfa-Hor*. I hope that you may reeeire the pi'r ??>*re from m* friends and th* pahlio that your skill ao W'-'l deserves. Voura eery triilv, Wuhintton, Ah.71,!^ J. VY. FRENCH. From one of theoideet firms in f-alturiore, Messrs. HockS. (>?tuiui A Co. Ha* :nje employ ed Dr. Stephen Surgeon Pen tiat.of Washington city, to exeeu'e for me an im portant and diffiru't piece of which he did to my entire sati^fietion, and ir view of the taet that ?jne nf the most diatinguishet' memt<ersof tt?e Dental Co e^e of Baltimore. tai?*d. a.'rr -epeati-d triais, t? perforin the Mine work sai.siaetinl>. it civea me sreat picabiiie to exrr%ss tnv entire couhdcuce and fiiirli estimation of h ? profensx .iai sk'll. Baltimore. Jan. 12,1?5T. UARNANN BOGOS. Extract fromanot?r*o*iv<?i frrm thelate Hon. John M. Clayton. I". !*. Ana. 19, lHjb. Tha teeth ?ou made for me work admirably ; noth in* cou.d t?e better. Vary/rateful!*, JOHN M.CLAYTON. To those that i?rk relief from the maladies of the teeth, i oar che?r!ully recommend Dr. t*. B*i!j as a superior Dentist; he n?<de a set of porcelia:; teeth for one of m* fnini?v. aid pluircad aerera! teett for myself, and the work he? all r.tood well for more tl. an ten years. ROBERT T. NIXON, of the Va. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19.13.*!. \Ve. the underairned.harinc iia?1 ., nesion to avail ounetvt* of the profc?sioiwi: pWu! o| l>r. S. Daily. Snrc!?or, l>t-[iti?t of tins city, or paving l>een pocmz ant of Ih? rtperationa on our familiea or f?-ierd? pie'Hire in expreasmc our admiration ?>f h s artistio ski.I. a> well a> <>f rh^; uuilormiy k.T:.?factory maant-r in whitii he pe-fr?rms the m?>tt delicate ard ditfica't operations in liental Surterv.and weresperstfuli* re coimnerxl him to t..e conudeucc uml fatr.'nafe of the fublio,which wrt consider him emiiientlj worthy. Thomas f". Waltfu, Architect I . S. Caeito'. Thov.a* M. H..of Washirrtoii. D. C. B? S. Ki-hkff.. M. L).of <>*iri??tn?n, D.O. N.S. I.irivu. M. D.. of \Vn*i,iriKt'.n. L). C. J >?. fl. Baam.kt,of \Vastiin?t<ia, P. f. tiKoRr:*: Waitot*. Kx-Gtirermwof Florida. Waltkh baxoi, Kx-Majorof \V<^>hiucto:w Hknky Ball'Wix, l .S I '.teatCi&oe, O.C. W oht. Principal Rittet.hoese Academy. feh an tf nK. Vlhl.ARD, DENTIST, I.ATK t'F ?'HI ri6u, wouki reit?'.'ttal!; inform thecit liciio of the l^istric' and vicinity, that hav mflRw ins locat"^! Iiiinseff in Washir-tof!, he i?^?^ n->w prepareti to perform all operatioua in li s profes sion. m the nio?t approved st) le. Office, No. iSfl, i'enn. avenue, adjoining Cautier'a jan gi It tJpHtl IMPROVED SKTS OF TEETH. M. LOOM IS, M. I) , tne inventor and patentee of "/.anw1' Jlfisfrni Fin'.' Trtlk," having *ueces:;lu'!y intrixlnced hix nnpr vemer* : | various oitiee. haa now permanently eatab liahe<l hiwae f in Wasmncton. This improvement for Sots ol'T^ethooi.Msta chief ly in irftkinea ae; of but one pieoe of ns'enal, and tnit mdestructibie mineral. No ineta! .s used in their construction, aud thej Ere therefore free from ralvamc action aed metalic t"?ste. There are no joii.ts to tM*come fiiletl with iiHMSture or particles of food, thev are r*r* and rltan. They are lighter. str??tiffer. 1- as clumsy, far more durable, and natural in their appearance. I will give a reward o O ieThousand f)??llars tosnv ore wtw will produce a similar m-ork of art lo equal mine in purity, l<eant>, durability, anistic t-xcvliduvo or any other re?uia.te qu illty. All work responsibl* warranted. 276 I'enna. avenue, between Jlth and 12th atreeta. ap 13-1 y Watches, Jewelry, &c. rtl.oCKS: CLOCES!! CLOCKS!!! A good BRASS Cl.Ot'lv for ??'. I have i> at re ceived ard op> n< d all the i.<w style Oi?>oL f'om >' up t.> T e > VRI iisiih'i at w!n?les;i!e pricen. Ais<i, i 'ih Ii M'? tensils. ki:c!i a? Key^. Halls. Hands Wir."*s. Oiis, Ac., at the Watch??? Store of J. ROBINSON, S49,opposite Broa-iis* hotel, hg g! -2m Sign I<arre tiilt Watch. / M)|,l> \NH SII.VI K WATCHI-.S Jl WEL RV. AM) FANCY ARTICI.F.S. I have lost received another add.'ioi, to im lar^e ?tuck of GoM tad >iirer WATCHES. ??f th f?est makers in Kurope. A!%o. ?io!d Chains of, ev>ry st\le and pri *?. Jeur > in set* -- * sic p eces. IVrfnmery and Fancr Articles, Silvei ? plated Baskets, Spo?ms. i"a-t??r? Ae..e J. ROB IN SON S. 349. opposite Broa-no' hotel. S;sn ljirgeGil' Watch. N'. B.?WATCH RKPAIklX<? done in the l-eat in^tmer by a akufui WatchuiKker, and marrautcd. au 21 -?m W" D.EICHLER, No.Sirj SEVKSTH STI MET. hetaeea I> and K streets, wost aide, PK At' Jts TlCAL WATCHM AKKR. keepsC.ns-ai t 1% on hand a fine a?s irtme .t of WATCH K*? a > rtjx IKWr.l.RV, aina WATCHES, JEWELRY, ? ? AN D SILVER WA H F.. I have juat received h new supply of FINK WATCHRS GOLD CHAINS, a d a |-rge assort mciit of RICH JHWKl.K Y of ever* desoript '.ou. winch makes my at ?ck al the preaei;t time one ? f the most complete in the citv. I have "list fn:?hed ion the premise* very lar?a ahsortment of PURE SIIAKK W AJK K, among wnicli may lie found a SfH.ID SILVER TEA KET i'LE superior to anything t>efore exhibited in This sity,?the weight of wmchia 126 ouncea, oapac.t> 9 ?uart a. B ?th citizens an<f atrangera are ir.vtted to oel' ar.d examine. H. O. Ht?OD. _te2S STW Paj?ve.. near ?th stre> ' 1^ E\V~IEWELR V A VD~ WATC H ES. II. O. HOOD haa ju?t returned fr??m the N?>rth, and h^s liroiifht or a fit:" lot of Fashionable Cameo. Coral. Moaaie. Brillianta. an?j Plain ?7^ GOI.I) JKWEI.R V. Aiao, a go??d asy.ortm?-..ts*Ct-g of fine GOI.P and SII.VFR WATCH F.S TTT? ver> superior tim?' keeper* f??r lad:e?and gentiemena use. He has also on hand a great variety of STA X D ARI) SILVERWARE of lua own make, wa-ra ted theliCKt quality and will lie sold ver? low. P -?t.e call and examine c??ods and pnees at No.iCBt Pern. A v.. sicnofthe l-arge Spread Eagle. j? l? ICE. r J. MlDbLf:16T^r f *> o ICE DEALKK. Olfiw and Dep-?t?SontLweat corner of I* and i2th Streets. Washington. ap Il-tf PliNAi gXaSS, AND EARTHEN \\ ARK. K. H. MILLER. SO"t* CO.. IMPOKTKKS, Alixavmua, \ a.. Have received two instalments of theit<ri fall supplies fro/n'he English Potteries. ^ and will coiitinne to receive accessions to f their at??ck till I he business season sets in.'^* H. MiM.kk. So\ A Co. can assuretheir friemla and customers that their stock shall he of the most desirable description, and t:?at their prices will com pare i.ivorabit with iii<?seof an? ?i?aiers in their line ill anv oth**r market in the Tinted State*. R.'H. MitLKB. Sox Jt Co. have prepared them ?e|vea to < tfer to ur .f hants every lUUucemont tu make their purcbaset. in their line. WINDOW GLASS. T'icy havejuKt received via Antwerp and New York. Iroin the rr?*t tnanufa< lory of "Roux." \? \r Krussells. 1140 Ixiies F ree<;h W indow Glass of stipe - nor uualitv r.n 1 of difl-rent thicknesaeK. which they have imported ut i!ci Hiichcircuniiitances as toenal le them to offer a superior article at very rm-dera'e pric.'S ^ jfl tf n:iu V Oioitri r !??>?. ai ."N ew ^ orfc pnc??. 2" per C?" '. hel w fonscr pruea. Cab net Makers, fisiiilerr, and othere please call before sen<iing orders to thtf ao-th. AI.EX RUTHEKI OR P. Marhta Yard oppo. the Union oAje, Peas ave. _an 27 'm (IntAStates! ^PECI AL NOTICE TO sportsmen. I won Id call yonr particnlaratteetion to Pn Ponf'a N'o.4GIINPOiVDER, which for strength, clean liness. enlor. giaaing. and evenness of grain ia aa surnaaaed by any Powder ever introduced. 1 W. Yi.BERT RING, ?o|.? A rent for the District of Columbia. an??>f| >o "i. Hifh street, Georretou-n. ZmuTev ii I N G U R-OREEN ginger. 'l GREEN GINGER reoeived. and lor sale by KfNO A BUKCHELU j, W Vsnsnst svfiiii* simI I VIi atr?e?. AVER, INK, rtNS, KNIVES. SCl^SORJf, auu Toy a, at mi Mclaughlins.