Newspaper of Evening Star, September 14, 1857, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 14, 1857 Page 2
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EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON CITY: 510>P\V Sfptnnbfr II, 1*157, SPIKi r Oh THE MOtiNING PRESS The Inttilt sen re r, replying to an article in the Wr-trm (North Carolina) Democrat upon the subject of the Mecklcnburg Declaration of In<lcj<en lence. omtinues to insist that the gen uineness set up for its alleged dates is unfound ed The I'juoji notices the eagerness with which the opposition prc?s is already engaged in ma king calculations concerniug advantages tJ them to grow out of Democratic divisions that must result from intrigues for the succession? raying, in the course of its remarks: '?All thev now expect t*. not an ascendancy of th? ir print lples. but they hope to occasion a di vision of the democracy, through which to secure a plural it v election,. and a cbauce at the lederal o3i.-e> They antit i pate consequences from dem ocratic division which they can never expect from a consideration of the merits of their prin ciples It rests with the Democratic party to de termine whttlier they will invite defeat by divis ion* upon a question to l?e decided three years l.cnce, which tnav involve issues yet to be formed It is our deliberate opinion that no sagacious and true friend of the Democracy will lend himself, or j>ermit his friends, so far to become the in strument 01 our enemn s as now to devote those energies to the question of succession which should be directed to the overthrow of our old and untiring enemy." The Union nlso publishes a notice from the Boston P?<t that Caleb Cushing and Sidney Webster. Esq., have commenced the practice of the law in partnership in Boston. fJeneral C. a -cording to their programme, designing also ty attend to causcs in the Supreme Court of the Vnited States. Of thi3 uew law firm, by the by the Boston Courier very appropriately says, as follows : *? We learn that Mr. Caleb Cushing proposes to engage in tbe ptaeuce of the law in this city, in connection with .Mr Sidnty Webster, formerly piivate Secretary to President Pierce Sir. Cush 'ng. in Ui* prokss onal and judicial life, ai.d es p-ci.tllv by the able manner in which he dis < barbed the duties of Attorney General of the I n;led States, has given such proof of fitness for tbe duties of the bar and the claims of clients, it wonld li" superfluous in us to add anything to the announcement of his intention Mr. W?b -ter is a graduate of Vale College, and also of the J :w School at Cambridge. He is a young man w? 11 qualified by tact, industry. g<x>d sense. and practical knowledge of men, for the practice of ? be law, and to act as junior to bis distinguished a-sociate " 117" President Buchanan ha* declined an invi tation of the Marine Asssciation of St. Louis to visit that city. LV~ From J. shilliugUm, Odeon Building, wc have " Bella Trelawney.'' the latest work of J. F Muith, the English sensation novelist, who is abused by everybody, and read bv everybody. ITT" Andrew Jackson having accepted the in flation to be prese nt at the presentation of the Jackson gold bo* to Captain Dvckman. arrived in N*w York on Saturday. He was waited upon bv the special ? "mm it tee of the Common Coon ' 1 who extended to him the hospitalities of the 1. t y. iIT'~ l'-tssinore \\ illiamsou has brought a suit i.i the Supreme Court of Pennsvlvani* against ? hief Justice L"wis. it is a civil action, to re aver the penalty of thr??e hundred pounds. under an old act of Assembly, for the refusal of the ? hief JusMce to issue a writ of habeas corpus to c i;eve Williamson from prison, where he had Wen cominitt- d by Judge Kane for contempt of court in the matter of the Wheeler slave case, in the summer of last vear. Lattr * bom HinxA-Th? steamship Phila d* lphia has arrived at New Orieans, with live days later news from Havan a. The cops were quite flattering. Speculators were endeavoring to keep up sugar, with but lit tle prospect of success. Money was stringent. Exch.uige nominal. Freights quiet. The ,-panish fleet was awaiting further orders, bat no serious apprehensions were entertained of anything beyond a diplomatic rupture. The health of Havana was improving in a i?reat measure. I rom Miiico?Tne Mexican mails receivd at New Orleans show that the troubles between the civil and ecclesiastical authorities are still in existence. l urtber Insults to the American consul at Ma zatlan. had been perpetrated. A l> w d thculty ietwecn the (iovernm'*"it p'ltl the Br itish charge hail arisen c-n account of in sets to the British Cog during the absence ofthe < barge. The \ u* atan revolutionists arc daily gaining ground. Crime 1* Cur is.xati ?There aie nin''ty-ei^ht prisooeis now confined in the county jail at Cin cinnati. Among them aie?three on the charge of murder, one for arson, one stabbing with In tent to k:i!, four shooting, seventeen assaults a.;d batteries Quite a calendar for so quiet a place as Ciucinnat: ' Among the crime* repotted in the Cincinnati papers of Friday la*t is one of the ? windling, one of drug$,-",< a stranger and roo Lii?i at a public Louse, the arrest of a party for pas*.u? counterfeit money, and a charge against a man named Theodore Skinner for bin tally outraging two little girls? one only nine and the other ten years of age Themoials uf Cincin nati are evidently improving Later mo* Utah ?Late news from Fait Lake has been received by the arrival in New Vo>k of Llde. s Samuel W Richaid* and <ieorge C. Si.y der. direct from Salt Lake, ou their way to fulfil a m ?sion in England. The Mormons were in a hopeful condition, not at ail dismayed ; and in a s ale of profound wonder as to the purpose of the Oovernuit kl in sending troops against them. 1 he harvest has been extraordinarily plentiful this season. U o! k was progressing on the new Temple, and business was reviving. Elder Kichaids reports having passed on the Pl.ina a *.:o.raou immigration of 4.0-0 pe-n?on?, ?m? their v u to l ull All were In good t ondl t.on and Uie aar:d carts were iu high favor. feksuivaL ??ov W; m on a visit to Acoinar. .. J Knox Walker. E-*q , is at Brown's Hotel, in ih?* citv Crawfyd's Bronz* Equestrian Statue of ashing'oti is to irjj it Richmond on the 1st of October, fiom Amsterdam. S r Edward Bu'.wr Lvtton draws ?if?? per mouth for h.s storv in Blackwood's Magazine entitled '? W hai will he do with it."' .... Rev L. W ? See ley, for several years pastor vt the High Street Baptist Churcfc, Balliuiore, has resigned his pastoral relation*. .... K'-v K S. Cooke, formerly one of the Sec r?ta.i;s of the American Tract Society, arrived Tom .-swiUcriarid, last week, iu the steamer Van tier bill. .... A.bert Siuitb. the London wit and exhib itor of fwnornnias,closed his summer season with the one thousand seven hundied and lort\-fourth iepre?eatatioa*r his Moot Blase entertainment. The Charleston Courier says: 41 We learn that Rich d Veadon. Esq , will leave his country res dener, at Kalnia, Iku morning, for the North. l"r the p .iiose of bringing the remains of Hugh ^ Lega:e I 'mi Boston to his native state.'' Commodore* >rtlter arid S!oat; Captains !??ci,in K .Montague, Bailey. W K Whittle, > ? ^ nam plan km! ladv , Lieuteuaiils W. Sunih, A 1 O.ay.W II Itall, W. C. V\ hittle. and Drs. J > ynitynn an<1 On,lH.r?, 1 S. N : and Major 1. J B< a. I and family. I s A , are at Willaids'. ..""J * .V l',<r b'bif of the admirers of Mr Speaker Banks tocall him ? the iron man ' , ' 11 ' " ' sajs tliat. cwaMai)H| the plia L.lity of the *" little joker'- of Waltham, it h: s ?. a -u-uested to amend his political soOn imt t to tli** ** w?//f?6<f iron In I Ik suit of Mnnson J L'?ekwoo<l I he rd tor of the New York Laily Times"fat' a 1 :bcl alleged to have l>eeii published iu the letter <>1 a r.jrre-j oi.dent some three years since. * Ver ?1 < t was re??|ered Friday, iu favor of the plaint-ft tif six cents damages. ' ....Rev. E B. O mislead, of Caledon.a Illi nois. gives ;in account >4 preaching in a railr?*-d ? a.. ami i. iviog for two of his bearers the Pr?>?l d- *?: -?I M?o Illinois Central and Illinois So tit he n Rail.ihjs The eongrega'ion was callid lo tner by lit i>ell of the locomotive. AN Henry Cbanumg is to be the iur- i ?.ssor of Mr at Liverpool lie has . upfeil heretofore the pulpit of Mr Thom, who will sum return to his former pastorate It will I- em?.iibe .,1 it..,, there was *0me diseuss: n H .1 la d ftie i-. - |it? ,,f er - gag.- g M. CLuuuius. for the L'uiUrlan church. . t). WASHINGTON NEWS AND GOSSIP. SrsrENDtn Payment.?The long-established banking house of Pairo A Nourse, in this city, suspended this morning, owing, wo hear, to a difficulty in realizing in these tight times at the West, on their heavy investments in that quarter. Their assets are regarded among the bankers of Washington as being much larger than their liabilities. Indeed, we are informed by a barker in no way connected with them that they are at this moment worth three times theif liabilities. _ They have assigned all their property, per sonal and real, to Mr. S. C. Edes, a wealthy gentleman of Baltimore, as trustee, for the ben efit of all their creditors alike. Their circula tion will be instantly paid by the trustee on presentation at their office. The house of Pairo A Nourse has long en joyed the confidcnce of this community, which will be glad to learn that their suspension bids fair to be but for a very brief period. There is nothing in it to alarm any one as to the condi tion of any other Washington bank?public or private?or as to that of this community at large, which never was easier in money matters than at this time The San Fkancisco Vigilance Committee. A merchant of San Francisco wrote (says the New York Tim ft) by the last steamer, as fol lows : 4> In consequence of the reform brought about by the Vigilance Committee, this city nas been governed during the past year at an expense of about ,(?(*>, against an average expense the previous years of over on* million Jive hundred tkoHsand dollars, fix time* as much as it now rusts. Aside from the great benefits arising from the repression of outrage, tumult, violence and robbeiv, the saving of one and a quarter million of dollars per year to our city, is worth all its has cost to bring about the desirable results, and speaks loudly for the necessity of such a reform. ' If half this story be true, something or other ha.* wrought a very remarkable change for the better in the municipal affairs of our Pacific sido commercial capital. Three years ago it was the very sink of municipal iniquity. Its panacea should be universally known through out the United States, that all the large cities of the Atlantic side might avail themselves of it. Wo, however, expect that something moro than tho terror among evil-doers inspired by the act* of the late Vigilance Committee is at tho bottom of this wonderful improvement. The components of the community of San Fran cisco four years ago knew nothing of each other, having been drop]?ed down from the clouds, as il were, in a day. Since then, society has been sifted there, and the chaff is no longer so inti mately mixed with the wheat as that few know one from the other. Our theory is, that though men aspiring to rulo or lead any American community may cheat the people once or twice into favoring them above and bejond their dc - crts, in the long run common sense and common honesty asserts and surely re-establishes its right to control public affairs everywhere in the United State*, except in communities essen tially befogged with ncw-Iightism. American Progress.?Not one in a thou sand of our people comprehend the giant stride1 of our great country on the march of national progress, wherein the United States are des tined to stride, stride, stride ahead, as no other people ever increased in wealth, numbers, and national power. At the rato at which we have progressed for the last half century, in another half century we will be ae far ahead of every other nation of the globe, as England is at this moment ahead of Spain. Russia, but for the general prevalence of ignorance among her peo ple?the necessity of her peculiar government? might be our rival at that time, but the intel lectual darkness overshadowing most of the Czar's subjects forbids the idea of such a possi bility. But a quarter of a century or so ago, Ohio was deemed almost as far off from us, practi cally, as Oregon and Washington Territories are now. and she was by uo means as well devel oped as Iowa i- at thi - moment. We well rec ollect when Ohio was regarded a* the '-farWest." Already, however, she Is in the very van of development. \~nlr the following brief para graph. which we clip from an exchange : Ohio.?The Cincinnati Gazette ?ay?, that iu addition toan abundant r of valuable timber, ore third of the whole Ptate of Ohio is underlaid wth bituminous coal, forming the l>est and cheapest fuel. wliile her i'nti ore is equal in quantity and quality to that of Great Britain. Her population is 2,'XM>,W)0. The value of her agricultural pro ductions, according to data based on the census of l-jj, is ?ll?3.900,00. The value of exports in Ohio exceeds the value of exports in N**w York, a- to agriculture and mining, by $31 ,(JbJ,OOJ. The Gal* tte says that Ohio is now worth one thousand millions of dollars, and three-fourths of it have been mad** out of the prolits of labor, applitd to agriculture, mining and manufactures. The Fort Snelling Sai.e.?We commend to those Northern journals who make it a rule to find fault with everything done by a Demo cratic official, and who have of late been pre tending to cry out their eyes e'en a'most over the sale of Fort Snelling to Mr. Francis Steele, tho following brief comments on that transac tion. which we extract from a communication in the Bo.,ton Vn*t It spoils a well-laid scheme to scare up a mare's nest, most essentially em bracing as it does a conclusive reply to all the objections that have been started against the sale in question. It evidently comes from some one who is familiar with transactions in Western lands, concerning which the mass of the community east of the Alleghanies are almost as profoundly ignorant as of the trans actions of the London stock market: 44 I consider tne sale a wise one?as do most Western men of any experience?and believe land, had it offered at public .sale, would not have biought to tlie government an advance over t!ie minimum pine. $1 *?!j j* acre. My reason* for this belief are easily stated, and sustained by numerous precedent*. Had the land t>een duly advertised. as recommended by the New Vork Tribune, allowing three months intervention l>e tween the public notice and time of sale, every forty acre tract of the acres would have re c ived to its friendly l>o?om a squatter, placed tlieie by a combination of s|>eculato<*s possessed of sutJi'-ient power and influence to secure the land, no matter what forces wete brought to bear against them, and 1 i in cite the history of eveiy public sale of valuable lauds in the West to sup put me iu the supposition 1 will, from haste, mention but two similar cases of recent transpira tion '?At Osage, Iowa, at the sales ordered to be held in May, IK>7, l5.VtNNi acres were to be ei posi-d at public sale, of which 2o,UJ0 acres laid eut of the lied Cedar river, and considered valu aMe tin ir contiguity to the thickly settled country near the Mississippi A Ithough the squat ters were irreatly oqtnumltered by the speculator*, they defeated the object of the sale and secured to tliemselve* the most valuable of the lands at tlie minimum price, which Immediately passed into tlie hands of a few speculator*, notwithstanding p.*. ties w? re present desirous of the land for im rnedi te settlement,and willing to pay for it from thr e to live dollars tier acre. ??The other is, although less widely known. DiOie |?ertinent to the subject in question The Fort Crawfo d It' rve, situated but a short dis tance from Prairie Du Chien, and extremely val uable. was lately ordered to be sold, of which Ifetieial notice was had in the northwest He fore tlie time of sale it was literally covered with squatters, in many instance* presenting adverse claims, and all combined to restrict the otters to the minimum standaid. 44 It is, then, to western men, at Irast, ve;y evl d?u! that, had the Government pursued the same course hitherto held In regard to sales of Govern ment lands, in the disposal of the Kort Snelling mop? rty, instead of the sum of S*T'1,0(>0 Iwt would have been received, allowing 9J0,U'JU for the baildiugs, their highest value." The Pre-emptions allohed to Mail Con tractors thhoi'uh Territories wust or the Mlssis.siri>i.?An important circular on this subject has ju.?; been issued from the General L?i;J Wice. The right I) these prc-emp ions arises under the acts of Congress of March 3d, ]M5i, and the special post office pre-emption aot of t^e 3d March, 1807. According to this circular, the Uencr;! Land Office holds that to constitute a right of pre emption under the law, the mail route on which the claim is based matt form a part of a system stretching laterally across the Territory, being a link in, or part of, a connected route from tho lino of tho States west of the Mississippi to tho Pacific Second. The party preferring tho claim must furnish a map, showing the " stations," with a certificate sworn to fcy the postmaster at each ''station," setting forth that the said "stations'" are between the points designated in the con tract. The map is required to be duly filed in tho district land office, and to be accompsr.'ed by evidence from tho Tost Office Department that tho claimant is a contractor on the route . designated. Third. The mail contractor claiming must file in the district office his declaration of in tent to claim the benefit of the law within three months from the selection of his "stations" if on surveyed lands ; if not on lands surveyed at the time when selected, then the said declarc tion may be filed at any time within three I months after the return of the township plat to ( the district office. Fourth. Proof satisfactory to tho local land offices must bo adduced, exhibiting tho extent of the improve meat at each " station," and that it fully sabserves the purpose of the "station. ' Fifth. To be but one "station" for each twenty miles?the distance between the pre empted tracts may exceed, but cannot be less I than twenty miles. Sixth. If on unoffercd land, the claim must be proved up and paid for during the existence of the contract, and before the day fixed by the President for the sale of the land ; if not, all rights of the party are forfeited. If on offered lands and subject to private entry, the proof and payment arc to be made in a year from the dote of the commencement of the improvement. Seventh. Ea?h contractor bringing himself within the law, is entitled to a pre-emption not exceeding 610 acrcs. in continuous tracts, to in clude his improvements, according to the lines ot the public surveys, and not extending to any pass in a mountain or other defilo; ami, of coursc, not including mineral or other re served lands. Eighth. Noticc to adverse claimants to any portion of tho land selected as a station must be given in writing, and should be served in time to allow at leitft a day for every twenty miles the party must havo to travel in going to the place of takiag testimony. The principles laid down above arc applied also to the pre-emption rights of the contractors I for the transportation of the mail (overland) from the Mississippi to San Francisco. Promoted and Appointed.?Mr. Thomas J. Wallace has been promoted to fill the third class clerkship in the Third Auditor's office made vacani, by tho recent romoval of Mr. Nevius. Mr W. A. I). Carroll, of Mississippi, has been appointed to fill the vacancy mado in the offico of the Register of the Treasury (firstclass clcrkship) by the promotion of Mr. Wallace. Mr. John. E. Holland has been promoted to fill the clerical vacancy (third class) in the office of the Fourth Auditor's office occasioned by Mr. Rickctt's removal. Mr. J. D. Anderson promoted to fill the (sec ond class) va *ancy occasioned by Mr. Holland s promotion. Mr. Samuel Melvin has been appointed to the first class clerkship vacant through Mr. Ander son's promotion. Tiif. Overland Mail.?It seems to bo un derstood that the Hon. Mr. Phelps of Missouri, who has been in Washington for some time past, has succccdcd in obtaining a modification of the route of the St. Lou is-branch of the great over land to California, that having been the business that brought him hither on this occa sion. Thus, we hear, the President consents that the branch in question shall intersect the Memphis branch at Preston, Texas, instead of at Little Rock. Arkansas, a? now provided. To intersect at Prcst m. this mail will pass through Springfield, Missouri, and Fayetteville, Van Burcn, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. This change i-< of course to be dependent on obtaining the consent of the contractors for poiforming the scrvice, whose refusal is not anticipated. Fiiom the Steamship Niagara ?The Navy Department have advices from Capt. Hudson, of the Niagara, at Plymouth, Eng., to the 27th ultimo. It was not then determined whether to recommence laying tho trans-Atlantic cable before July first next; the probability being that no previous effort will be made. The pending proposition to transfer the re* maining (torlion of the cable on the vessels of the late expedition (2,528 statute miles in 1 length) to the Great India Telegraph line now so particularly required, seemed likely to pre vail; as by the 1st of May next it was easily I possible to make another lot of 3.000 miles, the quantity required to renew tho Atlantic ex periment. Massachusetts.?The American party of Massachusetts are making a very vigorous cam paign apparently, against cx-Spcaker Banks, tho Republican nominee for Governor. They have renominated Governor Gardiner, and arc I electioneering for him with great enthusiasm. From the manner in which their canvass is bt-ing conducted, we judge that they entertain high hopes of defeating Ranks, though on what grounds we know not. The State is steeped so deeply in Abolitionism, and the disease there I is so essentially chronic, that we can perceive no hoj*e of its eradication to a point sufficient to admit of the overthrow of the Republican party at this time. [ The Naval Courts or Inquiry.?Before I Court No. 1, the caso of Mr. March being still under consideration, Lt. Brasher and tho Rev (Naval Chaplain) Geo. Jones were cxamided to-day in Mr. M.;s behalf. Before Court No. 2 the case of Lt. Charles Hunter (furloughed) was taken up this morn ing, and Commodores McCauley and Perry and Commander Glisson were examined in it on the Government's behalf. The defence of Lieut. Williamson was then read by Mr. Blount, his I counsel. Before Court No. 3 no business was done to day, owing to the sickness of Coinmodoro Storer, a member thereof. Prepayment or Postage.?The Post Office Department have issued instructions that when a distributing officc detects large quantities of unpaid transieut*printed matter passing through it uupaid, it shall return the same to the mail ing officc for prepayment; and also that at any office to which said matter is sent, which, al though addressed to, is not for the delivery of such office, the smne rule shall be observed. A Direction to Postmasters.?Tho Post Office Department rules that it is illegal to car ry letters not enclosed in a stamped envelopo over a railroad transporting the mails, unless it relates exclusively to the business of the said road It is the duty of Postmasters, if thoy obtain sufficient evidence to sustain a prosecu tion, t? report any and all such caaes to tho U. S. District Attorney. The Syracuse Convention.? Tho Demo cratic State Convention, recently in session at Syracuse, New York, exhibited much more har mony between the wings or "shells" than usual in such gatherings for the last eight or ten years. The Softs were largely in the ascendant in the body, and managed matters with prudence and I in a coocM'iitory manner. RKSiGrATio* or ax Armt Officer ?The resignation of Capt. Andrew G. Miller, 1st In fancy, has been ascepted by the President, to take effect October 31, 1867. ArroiKTsn.?The PnafipRit has appointed Henry 8 Potter Postmaster at Hnron, Michi gan ; Sherwood S. Mcrritt Postmaster at Nor wioh, New York. Thk Plakkts.?According to a scientific arti cle in the New York Herald, the planets will ap pear on to-morrow morning, at about 4 o'lclock, in relative positions that very rarely occur. They j will all, (the asteroids excepted) occupy a pos' tion but little exceeding one-fourth of th? gre^t circle of the heavens. Thus, the Sun, the Mooa, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and Her schel (or Uranus) will all be within the plane of the ecliptic ; and within the space of a little more than a quadrant?from the Sun's few degrees be low the eastern horizon to the planet Jupiter, a little west of the meridian, So brilliant a celes tial display is well worth viewing, even at the inconveniencc of rising at an unusually early hour It may be added that Mercury will be in visible, owing to its proximity to the Son, while Herschel, at that hour, a little west of the merid ian, Is never visible to the unassisted eye. Jupi ter will pass the meridian at 22 minutes after 3 o'clock. Saturn at that time will be about 55? above its point of risini: from the horizon, Wn is about 35?, Mars about 26?, and Mercury about 25 above. Arrest of a Confidence Man?His Extraordi nary Adventures. [From the Rochester Advertiser, 9th.] On Saturday last a young man, aged about 18 yea its. and of good address, called at the resi dence of Hon. John Williams, and asked that gentleman. He was admitted, and stretch ing out his hand, asked Mr. VV. , with au insinu ating smile if he did uot recollect him. Major Williams replied that he did not, when the young man assured him that he had often met niin at Washington during the last Congress. He said he was a brother of Hon. Galusha Grow, of Pennsylvania, and readily entered into con versation Dinne* having been announced, Maj \V. asked Mr. Grow to dine, but he declined pos itively, saying he would entertain himself until Mr. W. was at leisure. After dinner Mr. Grow wan reluctantly obliged to reveal the fact that his money hud run shoit, and asked the loan of S3 to take him to Carlisle, Pa , which he received and left, protl'ering many thanks, and promising to remit the amount on his arrival home. Shortly after the occurrence of what we have lelated, a young man very like Mr. Grow, called upon Postmaster Allis, to whom he was intro duced by a third party as Mr. Marlon, a son of the Third Assistant Postmaster General at Wash ington. Marion stated that he had just dined with his friend, Hon. John Williams, whose ac quaintance he had the good fortune to make while that gentleman represented this district in Con i;re?s. Mr. Marion requested a letter of introduc tion to Postmaster Dickie, of Buffalo, which was furnished him and he left, handsomely acknowl edging his obligation. A few hour* after Mr. Marion parted with the Postmaster, the latter gentleman met Major Wil liams, and inquired of him in relation to the son of the third assistatrt P. M. G , who had called to pay his respects to him: Major XV. saw at a glance what he had half suspect* d before, that nis "friend" was an imposter, and replied that the young man's name was Grow?a brother of Congressman Grow?when at his house. A com parison of notes convinced both gentlemen that they had made the acquaintance of a veritable confidence-man. Postmaster Allis immediately telegraphed to P. At. Dickie, of BnflMo. informing him of the character of the rascal. Hut it seems the dis putrh did not arrive in season. Mr. "Marion" called upon the Buffalo Postmaster, presented his lti'er of introduction, was well entertained, it is safe to assume, and took bis departure, bearing a letter from Mr. Dickie to the Postmaster of De

troit. Mr. 44 Marion" took the train from Buffalo for Nia ;aru Falls, where he spent the Sabbath. We hav?- not full particulars of his sojourn at that delightful resort, understand that he made th * acqua.inL.ace of fcrnamber of gentlemen there and had a very good time. Yesterday he invited a f-'vv of hi* fi icids to ride, aud they most gladly accept'd. He eoy^ed a hackman for the day at $i5,, in order to h^ve tliirgs nice In the after noon. Insisted that the owrer Oi the establish ment should keen his hor es in the st.ble during the early p?rt of the day so thai they might l?e fresh ?iid full of spirit. The ride wen taken. Kv'ery object of inte.est was visited, and the party had just returned to the Fa'ls, and the hackman Wis about to take fiueu dollan' worth of saiis factiyn out of the body of Mr. Marion, who was dead broke.*' when officer 1'ierce. of our detec tive police, who h?d b?en put upon the track, made his appea'ance on the ground, and took the brother of Don. Gal'isha tirow and the son of Assistant P. M. General Marion into custody. He immediately corducted his prisoner to this city and lodged him iu jail A.ier uis departu e ?7on the :e lde ice of Major Williams it w s dt:covered that .cveral silver f ult knives were mi..-ii g. That they were stolen by Mr. ?' tirow" toere is no doubt, thop-jh they weie not found nnon him. From letters found in li's ?k?. . e siou uated Detroit, eddre sed to his relatives in Wr?hiugton,; nd lie. ring the frank of Hon. O. B. Maile on. it is supposed that the r -me of the confiderce gentleman Is Amos Kendall Davis, cd we understand he represents th..t he wrs fo-merly a pu^o in one of the Horses of Congress, and that his father is now a watch man in the Post < >ttioc Department at Washington. In these letters he re,eesented that he Wi-s suf fering from an attack of bilious fever, and oked for remittances. The letter from Postmaster Dickie to the Detroit Postmaster was also found in his possession We presume it may now be called a "dead letter." GEO HUE TO WN AtfAltiS. CortefpuH'hnce of The Star. Georgetown, Sept. II, 1957. An old man. by the name of William Turner, who was in the habit of drinking to excess, fell into one of the caiial locks on Saturday night, about nine o'clock, and was drowned before he could be rescued. Coroner Woodward held an inquest over the body yesterday morning, when the jury returned a verdict of accidental drown ing We learn that th" verv best order prevailed in every pari of our city yesterday. Kven those hec tiotis where riot and disorder have made ttieir ap pearance nearly every Sabbath were quiet during the entire diy. This, we presume. Is one of the Pood results of the temporary inciease of the po ice force, and foreshadows the good which we might expect to result from proper and efficient police ret;ulations. One of the stone piers at the Little Falls bridge was topped out on Satuiduy. Several others ?ne pietty far advanced, and, if no accident occurs to letard the progress of the work, the whole are expect* J to be cornpl? ted by the close of autumn. Most if not all of the materials for th'- superstruc ture have already been prepared, and no time will 1m-lost after the completion of the piers in putting it in its proper place. Our harbor, this morning, looks quite lively. The number of vessels, large and small, receiving and discharging cargoes, is considerable. We learn that Ililliary Hutching* has been ap pointed one of the night watch, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of lleury Gross. Arrivals?Schr. Brave, Marshal, Philadel phia, coal to D. O'Neale; brig Orison Adams, York, Portland, plaster and lumlter, to George Waters; schr. Pattie Martin. Tatuin, Wilming ton. N. C., shingles to Lib:?ev A Son ; Tropic, Ilooper, Salisbury, lumber to Wheat ley; jracket schooner Kinbark. Donoho. Philadelphia, to Ilyde it Davidson, and merchandize to the two cities. Flour is held this morning at 8 > 25 for stand ard brands?new. No very material change in the price of grain has occurred since our report of Saturday. The. market, however, exhibits p. downward tendency. S. An India:* Fight.?The St. Louis ltepubllean of the loth inst., says: The Inde|>endence Messenger, of Saturday last, under a flaming head, speaks of the arrival of a gentleman from the Plains, on the previous day, who renoited that he saw an express man with dispatches from Fort Kearney to Fort Leaven worth. He sti'ted that Col. Sumner had overtaken the Cheyenne Indians, retreating rapidly towards the Arkansas; that a severe battle ensued, imme diately after Col. Snmne.*came upon them; that the i-ctlon resulted "in the indiscriminate mas sacre of four or five hundred of the Indians, men, women and children." And when ;-ll this was done, it was gravely added that Sumner and his men we.e"sui?sistinge.itiiely upon bufialo meat." We must bt? |>erinitUd to doubt the correctnes:; of thlr news. It is hardly po slble that Col. Stun ner, who h. d really several very hard accounts to seLle with the Cheyenne*, would ye. so far forget liiirself ?s to make war upon women and children, es^tat^d. Wedoubt veiy much whether the bat tle w: s fought at all, but if it was. no olflcer of the American annv would have authorized or per mitted any slai'guter of women and children to uke pli'ce. ITT" Alitthf girl named Lyncl^ on Saturday, at Ne*'uik, fell into a well forty feetjdeep. She was immediately got out, and wondstful as it may ap pear, escaped Injury, except two or three scalp wounds. A New Silk Wobm.? Baron Muller writes Lorn Mexico that he has found a new silk wor?r, subsisting on many kinds of leaves, yielding a libre about half-way Iwtween silk and cotton, and is of au abundant product. A party out sailing near Newport a few iveuings since, heard a cry from a man in the water. On looking rouud, they found a man nearly exhausted and took him on shore. He Is supposed to be a deserter from some vessel. THF.PrONFER LOAN ANDflAVfST.P N I? G ^T H1S' M , E V E ? CHARGES WERNER. u Prudent pro-tem.^ [CrT"K 'iV&VtoW* ,N ? T" members of the National Club take great pleas ure in announcing to their friends and the public that 'he\wi'l giv? their MRST OKAM)\'OT.LLO.N .__Of the on Monday, ocmW i*h. At Thorn g Bo:.ding, Seventh Street. Br order of the _ii! COMMITTF jT -ST"^ '' ?? Anv pf rsnn wishing to adopt a . !!^r 'l1,0 RoS ? *ge from four to ten years, on? m y?*r?- H?wuuW he usaful io an* nSeH .^ui'ro,ontr7 wnminc an active bov. None l PP > ?>ut luch as are ahie to do a ^h<1 Mrt by ? ?e 1? St% THE I.AWASft' i,i thm a .. ' *re requested to attend a meeting 2L5f*,- AitKH|>AY KVENINW, ^ k'to ** h<dd In Masonic Hail, corner of E and With streets. The propriety of more frequent sessions of the Moot-touri will b' con sidered. Young members at the her and students of law are cordially un ited. ae 12 tt TT* m"p ,>IJ.rSI? N' F AI R -The Fa>r of the Rev J u ^tfLhUr " i'r ,he 8uper.nte?dericy of Rev. J. R. Nichols, now hei g held at Temperance H .11 on t street, between Ninth and Tenth streets wi be open every evening this week. Serin's Hand will be present each evening tr> enliven the scene As this t air is to aid in paying o(T ihe debt of the CHirch property, an appev is made to the lienevo lent to assist The cause is one of deserved merit, and wo shn.ll hope to a^e the Hall crowded nightly! I here is much to interest and gratify. Interesting j.f- '"??resting Edibles! Interesting Music! and Iota of fanoy fixings. Follow the " Star light" and all will he right. sc 14-4tMWThA F nrf*PJ'KASANT KYKNINC JsT-The Ladiesoif 'Utho Assembly's Church (Rev. A.O.Caroth e,r,"*,,Pa*tnCl5'1.1."P"" a FAIR at Odd fellow*' Hall, on MONDAY EVENING. Sept. 2'st. for Vuf 1?J!."*"!fh.,n7,t of;tir <J-I>t of their Church. The Hall * ill lie beautifully fitted up and adorned; a great variety of articles oi taste and utility will be exposed for Kale; the music of Withers' land will he provided: special entertainments will be gotten np on each evening; and ever? think., in fine, shall be 5!Lattended to that can insure success. The Ladies will lie glad to welcome their friends and tho public to the pleasant scene prepared for their reception. r K Doors open at 6Ja' o'clock in the evening. ,,7"*'? admission, Twelve Ceuti; Season tickets, rifty Cents. se 14-lw rr^PHILADEU'HIA ICE CREAM at Jfljn per tallou; PHILADELPHIA CAKES of %%' V<V^rnAr v;!' b*\ ^ PH't AD ELP HI A If k CUE AM DbPuT, corner of 12th and F **?<?? ee 12-lm* rr^THE.LAST CHANCE.-A meeting of the /i. . {\r'l"k"n, 1 hiladelpi.ia Association will l>e gpl,l the u in a I place, on WON DA Y EVENINti, Sept. 14th, when gentlemen, who desire, will have r.n opportunity t?> enrol themselves as members. The arrangement*ofthe association make it imperatively necessary thnt the list of members lie closed on that evenine. and the number of men transmitted to > 1.11ndelphia. J herefore those who design pa*"tioi p-.tiiig With the association <?n their visit to Phila delphia, and have not scoured their membership, are earnestly reqnesten to punctually attend the mH ine, and avail themselves of the last opportunity ofl"rf^ R. E. DoyEk, ." President. F A I R.?The Ladies of the Lewinsville Prosbyfriau Church will hold a Fair on the 17th and irtth jnst . at Lewmsville. miles above l.ntKlev, for the purpose of pnvtn? the debt due on the parsonage of said ('hurch. A and Re I.eshmeiits will l>e provided each dav. and a collec lection of useful and Fancy Articles oflered for sale, r air open8 at |ti o'clock a. m. Lewinsvilln is in Fairfax r-ountv. Va.. ?? miles Trom Georgetown, D. C., via Little Fails bridge and Lenjjey. ^nd 12 mjieg from Alexandria, \'a. se 12 St* COLLECTOR'S OFFICK. riTvllaTll.( ~ TT-N^'TICK TO TAX PAY'KKS??y<EPLC 1.7 TION FOR P HOMPT P A\?.!E\T-'So t co is hereby given th?t the Taxes for the year 1R57 are now due and payables this offioe, and that a deduction of Id per cent, is allowed by law for the y??r paid on or before the loth day of Sep teiuber ucxt. r J AS. F. HA LID AY", y ootf Coi lector. rr^=*xOTICE -Having l?eej informed that cer \L 5 tain in the habit of collecting and gathering to ;etner the Hottles wlich contain or have contained our beverages,and putting therein an aiti cle made by ot'ie.-s than ourselve-, an-* then dispos ing of such article on t! e faith and credit of our name stamped o.i said Bottle?, ail persons are hereby notified that such Uotrlc ; are our own property, and nut snb'ect to fa'e.anu that they .-redelivered toour customers onl* to b? returned, and vhat it is our hrm intention to prosecute to the utmost extent of the iaw, any itjfriii&inezit '*f our right ?. on the premises. .. ? , \RNY A SHINN, I nion Bottling Depot. 57 tireen street. **'' ^ieo-jetown D. C. E*OR SALE.?A wel! '?rck's Ml.'I.E, four years a. o d, gentle and sound. \V1I1 make a^. good cirt M ule. Can l>e seen at JaL R^kvn^?i'A\VNEV: OR TI ME \YWRKS 1 c .u~VC^uel rn Harrold Traev. bv J. I- . Smith, author of Vtmine <?rey, Harry Ashton, Ac., just received, and for sa'e by JOS. SHI f.LINGTON, Odeon Bnildinc, 14 Corner 4S street ard Penn ave. .. . WRIGHTS .. . I nion Hotel Stables, a* I'-'g Georgetown. 1M' ?,rR f 11 1 KN *>8.-Notwithstanding the a great rush at our store during the past weetc, we WW. yet an immense collection of <iOODt?, to winch we invite your attention, if you want great (?argains. We shall continue selling out at great sa crifices for a few weeks longer. h.j. Mclaughlin a co. se 14 2" I a. avenue betw. ;?th and loth *t?. 1 i.s R 1 S 1 N G 8 T A R. I HAN L just received Ironi I'luUI -.phia a fei tlie new RfMNtj STAR, or Doubled oven t eok in ? Stoves, a decided improvement on tjr- old Morning Star. Patented HW. I Ind I tlieni ^ot up 1:1 I'in'i.lclpliia tins la.-t sum-1 !l? r. ?^d the, arc lul'y suited to this mar I u ? hey are heavy and strong c-tst. of the very l?est 1 Min?ylvaii;a malable iron; the cooking utensils are made extra heavy, and ate manulactured by F. tliein Esq. I hiladelpbia. Please call ana see A lso, the largest varietv of Stoves of all kinds that can behxui 1111 the District ot Co unibia. Rang~s Minuet. I# robe Fire Pl icesor Parlor Compaq io n, Par'or Cumberland .Coal Urates, and other ?Mew 1 ork lafi,st patt? ri s. All thcalxtvo are for sale at ... ... . C. WOODWARDS Metropolitan Sfovc ar?<1 Facforv. Jfos. 3m and i.2 Fa. a v.. bet wtten l?th and llth streets; balcony in lronl full of Stoves. <>e 14 eotiw Q I L C L O T II S. _ Having eflocted nu arrangement by which we will now Ije enabled to store a much larger snd more var.ejl stock of OILCLOTHS than hitherto, w no*' have tl>e pleasure ot announcing that we are su^pueU with an assortment cf Odolofhs, from which t ie most fastidious la t may Imj suited. Wei,av? have mat be. n recei ved. Sasheets, in widtiis frovn to ^4 leAt vide,Hil the and colors in tUe iatost proiluclioiu and highest et> i? *rit 10 wit 1 lu elegant ilcsigns, representing rich velvet Car petiegs Inelegant designs, represent 1 n* oak and maple panels fi?* antique and ItaJiau fresco J;0- do. encaustic tileing Jj". do. mosaic pave do. fiowerod face, called ? ? , . I chiuts colors. L? W VCM we Rrc PreP*f??l to furnish for any sized room, hall, or parage. Jo save troub'e w^ have a m?n who will l?e sent at any hour in the City or Leorgetewn snd take accurate diagrams bv winch.the oilcloths aoid will fit. ^.V'..7efJe"s 1 e 1 ?ot stock of Table and Stair Oilclotas, and tlilcloth Table Covers, in cen tros and borders; the colors of which are entirelr Of-w and in great variety, all at unusually low prices. Also, an extensive stock of elegant Transparent t*l!Bdes, lor windows, some in green and gold, crim son and gold, Muq and gold, and ruby and gold. J'he colorsju th; se lepresent velvet most accurately ?reat v""?fy in all rilt Iwrders, and some i?:i. i1 ind Pretty mellow colors, for darkening ti'e light 111 chaiuiK'r<<. With ad the necessary fix tures for haus inlaid working shades. '? CLAtiKTT A DOD8ON. JJ L E U A N T C A R P E T I N G S. , have the pleasure of anihiuiiein* to the citisens ol \\ ashing ton, beorgetown. A.exandria, and envi '<??*' J*''" are housekeeping, and wiki intend tolur nish, that we have 1 ust receive t. direct from Kurope. ii^.lnJM,t e*I?*"8,v? variety of superbrun|.m the alw\ t line c\er seen in tins part of tlieeouutry. At teutiou is pamcuhrly iflv,t?nl to the following ? ore^..?.^' iM(NUet he?vy Velvet, in tnedall ons I oi*2 \ | V '* KI1S aiMl wlor". the style of Elegant English Tourney heavy Velvet, in modal , li< us, rul.y, ground, centre medallion, and l>or ders wl it 'groni d, superbly deoorated in (lowers. Do. in white ground, medallion and border in rich! deep bright oolors in ' I>o. crimson ground, medailio.i and border in white ground, green and bright (lowers in contrast. Also, same quality in doul.le breadths, medallions el egantly hguied in Crimson and *>.>id Ctdors pre dtnninant on white ground, with others, which "iu?t t?o seen to he appreciated. Also, i?ii pieces ricli and superior Velvet Carpetinrs Which we purchased at the late auction* so low that we are now enabled to sell thein for the same P"2V8 *' common TapcsUy Brussels. The goods are warranted, in new styles, and of guoe rior quality. |.( these bir,-ains may be had. Also, elegant Tapestry Brussels Carpetiugs in th? same patterns an<T color, with the ab."i? w,d same manufhetory. ' w,a Also, rich Med allion Rues, Oriental ditto. This is an entire new article from Smyrna, composed en tirely of skins m various coloi's. They are cur . ous and ele;ant. Also, Moquet Rugs in new designs, elegant enouch to beitungou the wails of (^rawio; rooms. Rugs 1 or lapestry, and Mrussels, Three-ply, and In t?illatah.rpe ?* groat variety. Also, Mats 51 ThIe.VP!jr CarPet?ig?, in rich eolors e 1 entirely new designs. j 1 aba he<n y double Ingrain ditto, all entirely new k 1 -1 **1-"' w>lo.?" a,,J v#ry cheap. ? lVtch Carp ;liu;,? superior ar ticle (or offices, dining-rooms, itc. fcxtra heavy aud neh Twilled and Plain Venetian ... 1^arpjtiuKs f??r passaiesand steps all widths, r.legaiit CruiuL-Cioths in tuedallions and borders. Druggets iu all widths, from H' ?>fa yard wide, for ?teps, to 6 4, lo 4, 12 4, aud 16-4 for tloors, very Also, heavy Felt Carpelings, for cltaml?ers, dining rooms, halls, Ac. iu elegant P.?rsi m colors. In fact, all the latent novelties which are desira ble in the Carpet business will be found at our rooms iNO. 4 Market Space, and will be sold at less figures than in any other city. ?e 14 3weo CLAGETT A DODSON. ?pOtS!-TOY8!! TOYS!!!-In endless vn 1 riety, at LAM.MON D'S, Seventh street. Axussmom. CARUSUS SALOON. Sl?*CKIPTIOS SOIREES. Subscribers are informed that the first Soiree wi*1 taka place on Tl'K^DAV KVLMXM, Sep*. 15th, IP57. Persons who wish to snlmcril^ wi'l find a List at Mr. J. RichaniCrockweU's.adjoinmf the Kirk wood Hou-e. ? . N. I*.?L. ? r>n?r*nt Ar*4'wtv will N? opentid at hi* Sa?oon l??r the reoept ion ?>f Pupils Oe Int. 1.157. Apr''Option ami l<e n?de "I ft o Mimic Stores of lhivia <?r Metxerott, also at 'he Sa loon. Mll-I* ( )i>D FELLOWS' IIALL. FUN, JOLLITY, MUSIC AND DANCING. MONDAY EVENING, Sept. Ulh, Last r'sht but three of The ETHIOI'IAN SKliKNAI)KKS under the personal supervision of M r. J Bo. Wells. . Nisk First-Class Aktuti. In a variety of Mamcaland Comic Performance*. CHANGE OF PROGRAMME EVERY NIGHT In which the? will iBtntduce PET ELEPHANTS. in their wonderful feats. Admission Twenty-five Cent*. Doors open at 7. commencing at 8, and ooncluding the perlormanoeat 10o'clock. ae7-|Pt JUSTICE TO ALL! F1KST FIREMKK7* FALL OF THE , SEASOS. The Member* of the WESTERN HOSE COM PCNY inont respectfully friends ami the public reneraii*_ rive their Sixth Grand Bal1 ~ September 17th, 1557. it V..-., Street. between Land M street. Soott's unri va'led Cotillon B.v.d has been encared for the occasion. Supper will be furnished by an experienced caterer. The Committee pledge t hernial ve* to spare neither pains or expense to make this the Kail o| the sen-.on. T.ekets ONE DOLLA R?admitt-i* a Gentleman and;ca. Committ** of Arrnnttmemt*. W. Ri?les J.F.Edwards. S.J. Parker. F.N. h<>|tzman. W. G^H.Thorn. S. K. Finlrt-r. se Il.lg.l4.lfi.l7 I (XiK OUT FOR Tif E COLUMBIA BOYS. iVESTERN HOSE COM lly announce to their eneraii* tltat tbey will SflI :ial on THL RSDAY.^* it Western Hall, 2Cdw Ti*e Columbia Olnbt?ke crert pleasure inanronnc mr :<> thsir f. lend* and th* thrt they will rive thci lox P ? ktt rt Co.uinl'i1 rid the public in fener."!, #>X ?ir First Gr.AMi Cotil- HX l>i ? Hall, Capitoi Ui'l.un/ P Mt)N DAY, Sept. Wlh.irvr. L-A? Tickets FIFTY CENTS?admittinc a Gentle man ar^ L'^ic ?to be had at the door, or any mem b-r of the Club. Erpntft's Celebrated Strinr Bard has been en gaged for ;nc occasion. Committee of Arrant'm'nrf. Cwar'es T. D >y, John I??>o!ey, AU>clrabee. Henry T. Eaton, Adolehus E.b, P. E. Barry. . e ft-*..' IVOT1CE.?The members of the Wentem llose i x Company re?pec tally announce to their frie.ids and the public gene, ally, that they will rive their Sixth Grasp Ball oh THFRSDAY.Sept. 17th, 1?7. For particulars *ee futuieadverti?ement. se 5 THE COMMITTEE. Bk WAHT8. A BOY W A NT ED.?Apply at J. W.THOMP SON A BRO.'S, 1 * Penn. avenue, between H'th and 11th streets. M>nth side. se U-2t_ WANTED.?A neatly tUfcNIStlltD DWRL DlNG, situated between Penn avenue (| and 1 Ofh end fith streets. Orto with water On he premises, and yard of convenient s-re. prei .ed, and will (>e taken on rent or lease. Addrer* B.. Star office. se 14 iw* WANTED.?A Situation. I?y two VOI NIi Gl R LS. as Nnr*e and to assist in Pia<n Sew in* and Chamberwcrk. Address Box No. 4. nt this offioc. fe u y ANTED?By a M ARRIED MAN,a situati<? W m any respectable Mc-rcsutile Knsiucss ?? Salesman or Assistant llook-keep<T. He ha? cot. sideiaMeexperienoe in the various branches of hit cantiie uiimlpss. The l<est of refr-reneea can t>e fiven. Address W. J., care of Noel & Boyd. Wash ington eity^ be 14-eo.w uTaNTED.-A YOUNG MAN Wrts s litna ? v tion in a <ir?>cerv Store, or anv where e' " where he can make himself useful. laquire at the Star Ottice. sc IJ 3t' WANTED TO BORROW?#1,?? for one year. A libera! interest wiU lie given, and a deed of trust on three bou*es and lot* for security. Address D. R. II., StarOffic-. se l?-4f W ANTED ?A rood CO(?K. at 315 Penn. ave v* nue. Ld> Ts-ages will l<e|Wid to one coming well re<omme?ded. se 11 .tt AYOFNO LA DY. who ha* been takme lesa from the bert teachers in the city.end u h?? feels haraelf competent to teach Musio and Sinzimt. is de Tons of ohtaininc a f? w priva e Schola'*. o' a Class-n a school orfitmily. Has no objec'ion t<i c> to the country. Terms per auarter. Apply rt 40H H street, or address a cote to Misa L. P . tr-roiish the Post Office. Ml-ttftr* WANTED?In tne family of a tentleman reaidirjc two mile3 from the city, acoodpisin COOK. One who can brinr recommendations for skill, hoi. esty. and e'eanitness will hn<i ar--Ml situation and recu ar wares. Appl> to J. P. CRUTCHETT. cor ner of 6th and D streets. iy 15-tf LOST AHD FOUND, CJTRAYED or was STOLEN, on Saturday, from k^the comer of F and Fourteenth streets. adeicatei* f.-riri-d !? ?i k and tflfe-ooloreds* ? female TERRIER DOG.lor whica ?, re *ard will l>e paid, if brought I" street. It RAN AWAY FROM the *ub;onl>er,o.i Al<.r.?!a\, the 7th in?taiit ah urcd SI'K V A NT v" BOY, named J-din Klih.s'iw. lie whk in the l^th ?ear of h;s a;e. ard was of copptf color. This is to forc-\n;<rii an Mrma fnwn empiojinc "r ic?rl*>rin< him, a* I will enforce? the law .-t^einet aiiT perso i or a'l p"-son* ?o iIt. se !2-3t? >A MVEL Di >' A F<.H AN._ v|n REWAR D.?Sl'Ol.EN ?Between Vitur 0* ? " s day mrht last and Sunday muriini?. a li(ll.l) LEPINE W A It'll, hiintii c c^ full ><?we.le?I, havinsontne surface of the ease tke iiiitials A. E. C. The siiid Watch ass out of repair, havinc oi.e hsthI off, and the < rvsta; broken. Ten dollars reward will be pa d on i?* delivery at the Stir Office. se* TRAY ED FROM A CA R R I AO E. ah .utllitr* ;ks since, nour the Columbia <'ol-^s^ le;e.asira'| ye'l.>wi*h l.rovrr. IMM?, s round bodv. very sh? rt le??s. a*>d enried- ^ tail tip ol which and feet are whirr, some ulu's spoti on l>odv at)d head, some Miick aleo on the .al ter, and answers to the raine of Fido. A libera' re - waid will be Kiveti on delivery to th* aebserilier.N". New Jersey avenue. ,,r at the t flioe ol the I- irst Audiror, Core rail's BuiidiuK. se 11-St* JOSEPH INGLE. [OST.?Aa I have l?een le*a'ly uotihcfl b\ fie -A Coil mifsioner of IViiSioiiM that a BOUNTY LAND VVARKANT f??r one hundi -d ai d t?-er ty acres. No. 9",nai was issued on tne b'th ?if Jann-i*, 1P5<, in the name of James Privj.te in Cep tain Picice'ecomprny. Virgin.a ..'lima. Wtr UK, and sent to mv ed in ~s "f Ber'in. \ f -.tuia. As in* such I,ami \\ arrantlias e^vere,.tn? to my lmixi?.iH?r io tbe owner, and as ever> reason ext.t that said warrant has l>een lost, ii: Kaent, or ituleu from tiio ma;1 on transient fr ?m Wa*hintton city, l>. C., to Berlin. Vtr* inia ; and the \ l<jeet of th't advert i?e - ment isto Kive due r.oticf tlm: I s'inII mitkespr>iea tton at the Pens oo Office of the Uui*ml State* |-?r a dralicate after rive'the roto? teen d by !rt. pit13-wow EDWIN BHARSHAW, A?torne>, C-Oiin REWARD.?Ranawav Iro n Kal<.ra?n\ near Wasftnirton city. D. C..on >at I'rday iiirht, the ^.'<1 o| Aurnst IfijT, nit N EG RO M AN .GEOR<iE JUIINSON aisiiit 25 ve.irs. hfi|;lit aix.ut fi feet. o( a dark oopper clor, busily hair, very ercct. and p ?'m in his address. I wiil rive the above reward if taken iu a free StatP, .f taken within the Districtof Colaa bia.or if taken in the Stateof Man laud,in either Gisc he nmst t>e re ured so thai I ret mm Mi*s ELEANOR J. CONNEWAY, Baltimore, Md..or OLIVER DFFOI'R. an 31 eo2w* Wa.hineton ?-.ity. R E W A R D.? Ranawa* fr<<mthe*u Bo - ? ber. living i;ear l p|.er MarHatroiiK!i, nnoe Georre's county. Md., on the ^?th <?f bW April, NEGRO MaN. DAVY GRF.F.N. aliout 27 year3 of are. 5 fee.. ? inches high?a Jk dark mulatto?has a iar^e bushy head. ith whiskers round his face, oiedium sixe r>mi d<>? o look. He may hire himself hi the D:str;ct. whore he has relatives, or make his win to some frep Siatn. as he left without any provooetion. I will rive T*"* Hu.nlred Doiiara. if iakej out of the State? 91 no if takeuinthe District, or anv other part of Mar; laud, and $V>if taken in this c?>unty. In e.ther c.iae he must he aeoured so that I ret him. ie?-tf WlM.lA.M J. BERRY. 1 e ? BOARDING. BtlARDING ?Onelai^e PARLOR, with* large Ctiainlier attac'icl for re it on very moderai-* teriua. They are hatfbo i.e y fnrnisl <~l and b bted With caa; al lar*e I'Otil Cliand cr and oik 1 iff# mxed single H?k>iu. tojether or sepsrati- r. siiiii?l>-? fora fami y or a single ueutlemau. No. tbi l-'th at., between D *nd E. ae ?4-!w JET CLASPS FOR BELTS. HORN AND Ruhlier Long Combs, a' se 12-st I. A M MON l>'S. Wti. NKT/GKOTT. of the Musie ^,-ot. ? ol I Ith stieet and Pei>nM ?venue, vi I aborUy open kmmw \\ are-. r?>om*. under Carusi's Saloon, vhsn (MP will keep on hand the larxest stock of Pisnoaand Melodcoiis nil he Distnct. Pianofortes for rent. A larte assortment of accord haud Pianoa for sale at the moat rra*onable terms. ae ? I IE A T H E R 4 Leather of tk* best qmnlitv. I have inst received another larre lot of French CALF SKINS and MOROCCO >M\S. winch I will sell at Phils lelphia and New \ ork pr.coa* I invite the trade to examine my stock, aa I nm deter mined to aell at a very amal' p Al.??. 7"Si bnsht.s PLASTERER'S HAIR at reduc J pr.oe. JOHN C. SIIAFER, acl2-St* Pa. rv., be.ween 13th snd IS>? sis. . rpilE"DE BURtTEXCELSlOR. The aubacrilter, for the first time, wonld <?ITer tlus favo.My known forti!iser as a desideratum to the Farmers.ami u aole to supply the present demand with a supori T article, prepared especially for the wheat crop. This la Mr. De Burl's l*es(,aixl can l<e relied on as po&scasiu< all the merita claimed for it. Kariuera who have not used it are invited to make ? trial: as also of Gi'man's Ammouiated Guano, whieh I sell at Ais price at my Central Guaoo Dr^ot, 519 7th street, Washington. oi? EuWARD F. SIMPSON, se 10-2vr Successor of Fitzhugh Cojle,