Newspaper of Evening Star, 18 Eylül 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated 18 Eylül 1857 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR is PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (SUNDAY EXCEPTED,) AT THE STAR BlILDISGI, Corner of Pa. avenite and Eleventh strtet, By W. D. WALLA CH, ud is aerved to subscribers by etrritriit SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; papers served in packages ?t 37* cent* per month. To mail aubecribera the aubeonptiOB price is THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS n year t* aJramet, TWO DOLLARS for slx montha. and ON E DOLLAR for three montha; for ieaa than three months at the rate of 12H oents a week. CO-SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. i i. ? i VOL. X. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1857. NO. 1,456. THE WEEKLY STAR. Tkia as salient Family and News ./ourna,?con taining a creatsr variety of mtereating readme than be found in any other?is psUiahed oa Saturday fi n . f ? .. t m .16 ns nun. Single oopy. per an nam ,... rive oopies_. - , _ Ten oopiM..^ Twenty oopies Catk. incar,<uw? t? mdtmmtt. Bt subscribing in Clabe raised among neighbors without the intervention of a mail agent, aa wil' be ? far eent.of Thb Wiult ?tai wii. *2 \ 11 invariably contains the " Wmiktntten N?wf" that haa made Ths Evbkiiw Stab iron late ao generally throughout the oonntry. ??P1** wrappers) can be procured sr HjT Poatmaatera who act as agenta will be allowed a commission of an nwit THE S EL F-IMPRISONED TOLK1ST. ADVESTTRE Or A TRAVELER 0* THE RHINE. Not many years ago. a traveler from some part of England. who waA making the tour of the continent of Europe, wandered up the river Rhine to the most interesting portion of that celebrated river, which is the few miles between Ht Goar and Bacharach- These places are midway between the important towns of Cob lents. at the mouth of the Moselle, and Bingen. at the mouth of the Nahe. This section of the Rhine winds between high and jagged basaltie mountains, which pressiug together, form the narrow and deep channel of the river. All along these mountain shores scattered thickly on the nariow causeway, or hanging on its rocky ?hles, are the ruins of ancient castle* or towers and towns which had their origin earlier than the earliest records of European history. 1 This locality is a vine growing and wine making couutry So in j of the most delicious wines used in the higher circles of European society, are made from the grapes grown on these hills and mountain sides A picturesque sight in the season of vegetation. are the fields and slopes of the vine groves spread over their sunny side.*. Our traveler was without companions, wander ing, observing. and studying tho historic les ?ous. which the antiquities and cugtoms of the people opened to him. Ho rambled among the hamlets and visited the people in their employ ment* He wandered on the mountains, and took pleasure in theiufinite variety of landscape which they presented. In thecool of the morn ing, he would stroll along the graded carriage way from St. Goar to Oberwesel, from Ober wesot to Bueharareh. which followed the course ot the rivor, and part of the way dugout of the mountain side. Over this carriage way hung threatening projecting ledges, which have held for ages past the stern threatening finger to every traveler that dared to pass uuder tneir frowns. On one of the finest summer days, when the atmosphere was clear, mild and balmy, and when ripening fruits and flowers scattered their odors everywhere?he wandered away alone upon one of the more distant hills, to visit the ruins of an old castle, which by its strange sombre look, had long invited him to a more familiar acquaintance. It was one of those ruins which had been utterly despoiled and abandoned to the habitations of bats, owls, and lisards; its silence being rarely disturbed by the footstep* of the traveler. Oar tourist pursued the main road for a dis tance, meeting with peasants on their way to their daily toil followed by barefooted laughing koys and girls, lie turned into leas frequented paths, roads only made for tho accommodation of the grape culturalists upon the mountain side. Inquiring the way as well as he could of the laborers in the vineyards and of the farms, he makes his way towards the ruins which stand on the mountain side, as the most promi nent object of observation. Into bye-paths he turna, which soem to lead in the direction; and less and less distinct becomes the path as he clambered on. He lifts himself up by the roots and trunks of the trees, resting himself on a foot-hold of a rock, until at length be gains the plateau on which the castle stands. There are no guides here, tor a few kreutzers, to show him through the ruins. This is not a favorite resort of visitors, though the ruins are some times visited. for the path through the ancient portcullis is a trodden one. and all over the in terior are marks of foot-prints and hand-prints and pencil and knife drawings and sculpture ? 4 those who occasionally coine here to mu*c on tti? solitude ot those ruins, and in dreams with the spirits of the past. He enters into the court which is surrounded by walls that once enclosed splendid halls?but now yawn with rough open spaces from which have fallen the doors and windows. Colonnades are broken off, cornices have fallen down, and balustrades hang threateningly over immense precipices below. Brambles and briars have woven net-works across the entrances to the balls and vaults; moss has grown upon the facades; vines have trailed up the broken columns and over tbe shattered balconies; and grass grows upon the turrets. Towers have tumbled down in heaps ot ruins at their te?*t, which are covered with earth, giving root to vines and nettles The wiuds howl through spaces in the walls in which were once doors and windows; and the sun pours its rays upon the head of the traveler, in halls without roots Ilero are flights of stairs adhering to the walls with no chambers above them, and chambers to which no stairs afford an entrance A circular flight leads through a dark winding passage--foot-steps have worn the stone to_ an insecure foothold?winding up to an elevation surmounted by crumbling rockj, intermingled with earth, iu which grass and flowers have been planted and nurtured by time alone In the vaults below tho work of ruin has progressed more slowly; and there are apartmeuts aud cells here nearly as complete as when last emptied of their wine stores. He passes outside of tbe main wall, through a port-bole, from the edge of which fragment after fragment has crumbled, until no form or Comeliness is loft to the opening, which is now simply a "hole through the wall." There he s:auds upon a narrow promenade. From this point he overlooks tho Rhine, and the little tow us that nestlod down by the waterside, and oastles that stand on rival elevations?stern competitors for pre-eminence. Every object in range of tho sight is presented with a distinct > lvidness. 1 rom tins position he discovers the laborers in tho vineyards on the adjoining hill tides, women carrying their fruit in baskets upon their heads, the people moving about in the streets of the villages, and all the activities of life incident to that rural district. Below, the steamers ply their way against the current, rolling up the sparkling waters, leaving a path of silvery foam behind. Every sound rover bjratrs with a clear distinctness. Then he dosceuded U> tbe hitherto unexplored recessee of the subterranean vaults and passa ges under tbe ruins. The castle stood upon the side ot the mountain; a tier of its underground rooms were lighted and ventilated by apertures and windows from its elevated sides, l)own many a win-ling staircase, and through arched Eass ages and vaults partly in ruins, be explored l? *ay?*oinetimes hesitating and shuddering lest be should be lost in an under-ground labyrinth. \ et his curiosity and interest in tbeee lighted repositories of olden mysteries led him on and into caves opening back into tbe bowels of the earth, the end of which was only darkneM. unto which he could not pene trate. Below these were deeper vaults still, entered by desreudiug spiral stairways, to which impenetrable darkness was a barrier. luto one of these rooms, under the main ^wer, with opening on two sides, he entered. There was but one way of acccss to this oell, and that was through the opeuing of a stone door which was yet hanging upon its rusty hinges, thrown back against the wall. There it had probably stood on its massive hinges for generations without being closed. This door was made of a large flag-stone, and bevelled to fit the opening, so that when it closed it formed the continuation of a perfect wall?tbe stone casement to the unfortunate victim enclosed within. It had in former times unquestionably been used as a prisoner's cell, aud perhaps had been the scene of the lingering death by star vation ot many a criminal, or unfortunate Wight who had offended the lord of the castle. W ith tool hardy recklessness our castle-ex plorer laid his hands upon this hug* door, and attempted to turn it upon its rusty binges. At first his strength could not overcome the re nounce ot iu immense weight and the corroded adhesion of it* biuges At length it breaks the rusty cementation, and grinding and creaking on its joints, it moves upon its turning point. Nowlj 14 It swung forward from iu place back folita ifiioit tho will, moving tlife eAiier ai it swings out. At right angles it stands vibrating u;>on a balance point; theu it inclines forward with a lealen force. It slipped from his hands aud closed into iu place like a clap of distant thunder, reverberating through those vaulted subterranean chambers?the closed stone d >or. which no man having shut could open?enclo sing within, the entrapped and thuuder-strioken Warut m4 ?-Mektr va Ute btofcf ol Uf% Rhine. From the consternation of the moment, he rallied to a consciousness of his appalling sit uation. He was entombed alive in a vault 01 one of the unfrequented ruins of the Rhine He had been the executioner of his own doom. The stone door had been artfully contrived like the springing of a trap, to fall into its place with the force of its own weight. So heavy was it, that it defied any force of a man from within to open it. There was neither locks nor bolts, or handle to bang upon, to draw it back Its joints fitted closely, and no crevice was left for the fingers, or instrument to be inserted as a pry to force it back. A period of terrible and stunning reflection followed. The apertures through which the obstructed light peered would not admit the passage of a man. Above was the stone ceiling?underneath was the stone floor?on either side were the impenetra ble stone walls, around were the rocky encase ments. which held him as inflexible as the iron shroud. No human ear could be reaohed by appeals for help, though he might hear the dis tant murmurs of the life and joys of liberty without. Few visitors camo to the castle, and they rarely descended into those lower vaults. Days of repining, of torture by hunger, of har rowing tears of lingering butcertain death, wore stalking before him; while mocked with the sight of sun-light, aud joy, and gladness, and liberty, and lifo, outside bis prison walls. So must he perish, as brother men without uuuiber had perchance, perished in that same tottth of thehving. Tht? day was now drawing to a closc. The shadows of the mountains, behind which the sun had already gono down, cast a deathly gloom over the eastern slope of the mountain and the side of the prison through which he looked out on life. Across the Rhine, on the distant hills, tho light of the sun still shone clearly and beautifully; it was hope in the distauce. No stone could ho find that he could remove, and so pick a way through the wall. No flag could he raise from the floor, for an outlet below. Halloing for help from the little window brought back no response; the hills and woods around, more merciless than the rocky embankment of the river at Lurlei, gave back no answering echo to his calls. [to bb continued.] Mtstert at Moosehead Lake.?We learn from the Bangor Union that the usual quietude of the Moosenead Lake region has been dis turbed by a "mysterious'' affair which recently took place at the Evelcth House. About a fort night since two young men arrived at that hotel and registered themselves as from Lowell, Mass. The next morning they purchased a batteau, giving twice as much for it as it was worth, had their trunks placed in it and said they were go ing on a lake and foresting tour of six or seven weeks. They set out from the foot of tho lake, but only proceeded a mile or two, to a point out of sight of the houso, where they were observed by some laboring men to land their trunks. They remained at this point all day, and returned to the Evelcth House at 11 o'clock that night, with one less trunk than they carried away. They carried the remaining trunk to their room them selves, and left next morning in the five o'clock stage. These movements were regarded so suspi ciously 'hat the spot where the young men passed the previous day was visited, whera were found the fragments of a trunk, several pounds of bullets, a blacksmith's pincers, a cold chisel, a tin tube, such as is used in cotton factories, a little silver whistle, a piece of trace chaiu, an augur, a phial labeled strychnine, one or two shirta with bosom* torn out. and several little trinkets. The quid ttunrs of the locality are greatly befogged by the eccurrence, and "some thing unlawful" is suspected. A Man in a Cnistur.?On Friday night one of the members of the Hope Engine Company was on the lookout on the top of the Engine house on Sixth street looking for fires. Near the top of the lookout is a tall chimney, which belongs to a two-story house adjoining. After the young man had done looking he started to go down ; but, instead of striking tho trap door, he stepped into the chimney, and fell nearly to the socond story, when he was stopped by tho narrowness of the flue. He imme diately commenced to cry murder, fire, Ac., which aroused a German woman sleeping iu the house. She got up and ran into the yard, thinking the noise wan outride of the house. She then aroused hor husband, but he also failed to ascertain from whence the sound proceeded. The cry of distie<s was still heard, and, after a number of persons had been attracted to the spot, oue of tho iaeml/ers of the Hope Engine went upon tho roof and discovered the wheroabouts ot his comrade. The man in the chimney, in a choking voice called for water, and while an at tempt was made to satisfy his tbirst two buckets containing water was over turned in the chimney, nearly drowning the imprisoned fireman. On making an examination it was found that the unfortunate man was wedged so tight in the flue that the mantel-piece nad to be knocked away and a hole made in tho wall before he could be extricated. When removed he was nearly exhausted.?Philadtlphia Press. The Niagara Falls Siicide?It ha3 been ascertained that the person who committed sui cide at Niagara Falls on the 11th instant, by jemping from Table Rook, was a Mr. Allen, froiu Montreal. He was a traveling agent or collector fjr a house in that city, aud came to the Falls on business of the f rm. The Lufla!o Commercial gives the following particulars of the transaction : "The man came from Montreal, nnd while crossing the Suspension Bridge inquired of the driver if anyone had ever been Known to go over the Falls and live. The Jehu replied that no such case had come within his knowledge, and that tho probabilities were very strongly <j>posed to the occurrences of such an event. The passenger assured tho driver that he should accomplish the feat. Arriving at tho Clifton House, the man registered his name, called for a room and a bottle of champagne, and, after imbibing the wine, addressed a letter?a mere scrawl?to his sister, and another to a firm in Montreal. He then went to the Table Rock, walked into the water near the edge of the pre cipice. threw his hat over, and immediately made a similar disposition of himself. Of course, the body of the iufatuated man has uot been recovered.'* The Bravest Man at Waterloo.?A be Iuest, similar to tho "Jackson Gold Snuff lox," was once made in England by a gentle man, who left a sword, to be given to the " bravest man at Waterloo." It was referrod to the Duke of Wellington to decide to whom the sword should be given. Tho Duke would not say who was the bravest when all were brave, but said that the men who wore the most severely tried on that memorable day were thoso who defended the position at the chateau Hougoumont, and that inquiry should be made regarding those who fought at that point. This was done, and the award was finally made to a British serger.nt, who. at a critical moment, when the French had unexpectedly forced open the gate of the chateau and were about to en ter, rushed forward, aud by the exertion of great ! strength and determination succeeded, alone, in 1 shutting tho gate iu the face of the French I troop*, and holding it till his comrades cutue to i his assistance. Useful Cuemical Process ?The Loudon Chemist states that, by the following cheap and simple process, old files and rasps may be m^le nearly equal to new ones :?First boil them in soap lyes, or a mixture of slackened lime and soda in water; this done, wash them in water, and directly throw them into a tub full of di luted sulphuric acid, formed of one part acid aud six parts water; let them remain thero for some time, the exact period being easily found by taking out a file and observing whether the ? icks appear sharp or not; as soon as the desired sharpening is effected the file must be taken out and washed ia another tub containing a solution of soda, aboat an ounoe of soda to ft pftil of nfe FOR RENT AND SALE. FOR RENT.-The three-story BRICK HOUSE situated on '5th street, opposite the new exten sion of the Treasury department, and within a step of Penn. avenue aria Willards' Hotel. The hooso oontains lo good rooms, besides store room and vaults for fuel. The location is one of the best in the city for a professional gcntlemrn or a business stand. Apply on the premises, No. 474. au H-tOcti* _ FARM FOR SA LK.-A piece of tine LAN Don Rock Creek, in Montgomery county, Md., six miles fVom the heights of Georgetown, adjoining the lands of Messrs. Perry, Wood, Bestor, Nowlos, Bohrer,and Hawkins. II2Xacres. A beautiful loca tion: partially improved; new house; 13acres rich oreek bottom, and some fine yellow-pine timber. It can be divided, if desired. Call and see the premi ses those who desire to purohase. je 4-tf FUR RKNT.-A modern built HOUSE, contain ing 1? rooms, comfortably furnished, in a delight* fill and airy location, fronting one of the public res ervations, and oommanding an extensive view ef the oitr, the river, and Georcetown. It has gas through out ; water and Lath-room. To a careful tenant the rent will be moderate. Inquire at 404 1 street, sec ond door from 12th street. je 24-tf Arny's cu.nkkctionekv for" saI.K. This well known and popular establishment is now offered for Sale, thus presenting a rare oppoitu mty for a good Confectioner to enter into a safe and profitable nusineM. Possession can be had 1st No vember. The threo-siory ltrick Houxe. now occu pied as above, is ottered at private sale, or will be rented or leased as may he desired. For particulars inquire ou the premises, No.fU Bridge street, Georgetown, IJ. O., or to WM. BR I DOES, 313 West Baltimore street, Baltimore, au 27-tf FI'OR SALE.?A FARM of about Its) acres, in Montgomery county, Md.,ten miles from Wash ington. on the Colesville road, improved with a Brick Dwelling, a log tiaruand stable, and a hue orch ard of choice fruit. A part is set with clover, and the whole well fenced. A l>argr.in mny be obtained if early applied for, or would exchange for city prop erty. U. N. LANSDALE, Agent, No. 564 M street, an 25-1m* or through the City Post F^OR SALE.?My R ESIDENCE od the oorner ot New Jersey avenue and C street south, Capitol Hill, fronting on the avenue 162 feet 9 inches, and on C street soutli 206 feet 11 inches, and oontaimng nearly M.Ofti square feet. may U-tf _ W. F. PHILLIPS. I^OR SALE.?Three three story BRICK H*?U I SES. within a quarter of a mile of the City Hall, one two story BKICK, with bsck building, near the Circle, and one FRAME COTTAGE,on Cepitol Hill, with smaller Houses, and vacant Lots, in different portions of the Citv. Inquire ovor Washington City Savings Bank, of se 10-eotf ?,R \FTMN D. HANSON. ?FURNITURE AND HOUSE-FURNISHING F GOODS AT REDUCED PRICES.-The sub scril>er, intemling to devote his attention exclusive ly to the Auction and Commission and Real Estate business. offers for sale his extensive slock of Furn iture and House Furnishing Goods at greatly re duced prices, for cash t>r satilacto'ily endorsed notes. JAS. C. MeGUIRE, ?? 24-eolm Auction and Commission Merchant. I7H)R R ENT?The two comfortable and conveni ent BRICK HOUSES on Favette street, ad joining the Convent^.re now undergoius oomplete re pair, and will be for rent on the 4th of August. The House* are very desirable, particularly to parents having children to educate. Apply to JOHN L. KI DWELL. High street. Georgetown. jy 27 A VALUABLE FARM FOR SA I.E.-For sale A FARM of 543 acres, in Cnlpeper Coun tr. Virginia, one mile from Mitchell's Station on the Alexandria and Orange Railroad. The soil is natu ral ly excellent, and mav economically and easily be improved, so that it will prrwiuce as fine crops as are grown anywhere in the United Slates ; 115 acres in heavy timber, much of it suitable for ship tiralter, for which there are markets to be reached by means of the railroad ; also. a large quantity of cord wood that may be sold to the Railroad Company at remu nerative iirices. The buildings are ail on a hill, and, with small repairs, may be made comfc>rt*ble for the residence of a family The place is well watered, and 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 liargain.on very accommodating terms. Persons disposed to purchase may inquire for fur ther particulars to W. D. WALLACH, editor of the Star, Washington City, who knows the prem ises. Jy8-tf Wood and Coal. Ali< kinds and sizes of coal. Now on hand, and to arr.ve? BED ASII. WHITE ASH, and GRAY ASH ANTHRACITE COAL. Cumberland Lump, Run of Mine, and fine. Charcoal, in any quantity, from one bushel to one thousand. Together with a well selected stock of WOOD. Jpr 2.24U lbs. of ot.ai to the ton in all cases. For sale on the most accommodating t<-rm?.andat the lowest market prices, by F. L. MOOR E. No.431 9th Rtreet, west side, sel2-eo6t fcttim Dsnd 6. OOD AND COAL. We are now ready to supply all orders for WOOD and COAL that ioh? bo entrusted to our care, and will guarantee satisfaction in the same. Vossels arriving wetfkl*. L/^Coal kept iu floored and roofed yards. 17-2 240 lbs. to the ton. 17" Prompt personal attention given lo every order T. J. .V W. M. (.ALT, N. W. oorner 12tii and C streets. No, M7, se 5 2w One square south of Pa. avenue. JOHN T. GIVEN A CO.. W'HOl.KSALii AMU R KTAtL DRAT.KRS IS COAL AND WOOD, S. IV. for. of Can't 14fA %ts.,*ear Canal Rridir. Alwavson hand, (of prime quality.) a large stock of WOOD, and the various sizes and kinds of COAL. Fair dealing may be relied on in all cases. Orders solicited. au 22-eoiin ??OAL! COAL!! COAL!!! The subscribers are now prepared to furnish their oustomers, and all who may favor them with their orders for Coals of any size or kind they may want, of as good quality as eoiries to this market. Also, a good supply of WOOD, at No. 475 l?th street, betweeu D and E streets, and Potomac Bridge. Coat 2.240 lbs. to the ton. au ll-Vawfiw _ J. S. H \BVFV .* CM. CUMBERLAND COAL. Orders will lie received for cargoes, half <*argoe?, and ijuarter cargoes of the best quality CUM BE R - LAND COA L. in lump, or the run of the mines, at the very lowest cash prices. JONAS P. LEVY, Wine, Liquor, and 'irocery Store, an y>-tf No. 551 i2th street. oorner of B street CLUMBER I.AND COAL.?Now discharging,KM) j tons Cumberland Coal. CASTLEMAN A BRO? It TT Mnwr Pth and B sfs.. opp. National hotel ^ O A L~! COAL !! COA L !!! We are now prepared to furnish our customers and others who may lavor us with their orders, with RED and WHITE ASH COAL, of either of the various sizes they may desire, of as good quality as oonr>es to this market. A discount of 25 cents per ton when delivered from the vessels. J[y"2^4'? pounds to the ton. Also on hand, HICKORY, OAK, and PINE WOOD. WARDER it KILLMON, se 9-eo6t (Intel!.] 12th and C street. OM E M A DE CAR RI AGES. H We have now on hand, of our own manufacture, a fine assoitnieut of LIGHT CAR ^ RI AGES of iatest and most approved styles, and warranted, in point of work- ^ ~ mL-L manstiipand material, to lie equal to any made in the United States. We repectfully solicit a call from cilizeus and strainers to examine our work, as we are determined to let none surpass us. cither in quality of oar work or in low pnccs. We also do every kind of REPAIR 1NG 111 a workman like manner and at reasonable prices. A good assortment of second hand Carriages, which will be sold low for cssh. GARDNER* PLACE. *53 12' h at., south of Pa. ave? near the canal. ?e8 Sw* tlAHS,AIDES,SHOULDERS, AND LARD. Just received. Hams, Sides, and Shoulders, and l.ard and fresh Butter; extra supeifiue Flour: brown and white Sugars; Coffee, Rice, Sonp. anil Candles, and Syrup; and a general assortment of Family Grooeries, W ines, and Liquors by JONAS P. LEVY, It 9* tf No. V4 1?th street, oorner of H street. w. P. M Y ERS k CO., ? Coa.NKK G AJID TwEHTT-SICOND STHKKTS, First Ward, Have now on the way, and will be ready for deliv ery in a few days ? 87 tons of each White and Red Ash Egg COAL. 63 do do do do do Stove do. n5 do Range COAL. 75 do Grate dti. Coal kept upon plank floors. A deduction of 26 cents per ton made if taken from the vessel. 3.24U pound* given to the ton. The best quality of Oak. Hiokory.and Pine Wood oonstantly 011 hand, all of which we will sell cheap for oa?h, or to prompt customers. All orders left at our office, or at P. J. Steer s Store, "th street, betweeu D and E, will receive our personal attention. . se 12 tit J. W. P. MYERS k. CO._ rjRKEN Q I N G E R ?GREEN GINGER.? GREEN GINUER^Miy^ipd^wU^y Is * Vermont avenue and 16th street. SCHOOL BOOKS?Of the latest editions and strongly bound. Such as are used in the City EDUCATIONAL. Rmr w. henry palmer ESPECTFULLY intimatN to hi* pupils, frienda, and the public generally tbat the PIANO FORTH CLASSES will resume their duties On MONDAY, September 7th. 1857. Prospectuses nnd all information may I* obtained upon application to Mr. Palmer at bis residence 2?i0 F street, near 13ilk. Terms as before?Five and T?."? Dollars per quarter of2u lessons. Mr. Palmer's Class Instruction for the Piano Fort? having been demanded in Baltimore, the days of meeting in Washington will be only on Mouday, Tu-sday, Thursday, and Friday. The Georgetown Piano Forte Classes will com mence as soon as arrangements can be mado. to which end the residents of (ieorgetowu are respect fully requested to communicate with Mr. Palmer forthwith. Arrangements have been made with the larrest publishing establishments in New York and Phila delphia for anahundaut supply of the best and new est music for the pupils. ae3-lw NOTICE TO THE GEORGETOWN PIANO CLASSES. Mr. \Y. Henry Palmer liega to acquaint his Pu

pils in Georgetown ihat he has completed arrange ments to give las lessons as Itefore, fit the Georgetown Fonale Seminary, now conducted by Miss 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. se 7 SCHOOL BOOKS AND STATIONER V. MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS, CHEAP PUB LIGATION'S. PERIODICALS,and NEWSPA ? PEK9, at the lowest cash prices, at the NORTH ERN LIBERTIES CHEAP BOOKSTORE, Seventh street, above the Northern Market. aug 29 lm* Pianos, &c. _ _ WITH BY THOSE WHO WlSH^v?-a^a A PIANO FORTE.?I havenow i"Btor?(-jTjyJ^ C A R D?A CHANCE RARELY MET API the following great bargains : Two superb Pianoa, four round oorners. rosewood cages, aevon octaves, used only a few montha. I will sell them at 9125 less than their price seven months since. A beautiful seven octave Rosewood Piano, iron frame, round corners, for 32nn. The al>ove Pianos are sold for no fault, but be longed to lammes who have removed to the west, and left them with ua to be rold- They are really and truly great tiargains. We are prepared to give a written guarantee with them, and will, at auy fu ture day, exchange, if parties are not satisfied. Alao, a fine second-hand Piano of Hailet & Davjs' mike, for $3*), used but eighteeu mouths, and cost $325. Also, two second-hand Chickerir.g'e for $175each, at the Great Piano Warerooms of JOHN F. ELLIS, au 19 306 Penn. ave.. I?et. 9th and 10th streets. WG. METZEHOTT has now on baud a large ? assornnent of PIANOFORTES,. !?? Roaenkranz. Bacon A Raven .and Wm.fc Miller. A'so. several second hand Pianos' Which he will sell for cash, or on monthly payments. Pianos and Melodeons from i-V> to ?150. One sec ond-hand Melodeon for $;&>. Pioanofortes for rent. Tuning by Mr. Rebine. au 12 VAT G. ME1ZEROTT, of the Music Depot, " ? corner of llth street and Penn.. avenue, wdl shortly open his new W are-* r<M>ins, under Carusi's Saloon, where he' will keep on hand the largest stock of Pianos and Melodeons in the District. Pianofortes for rent. A large assortment of aec>:id hand Fianos lor sale at the most reasonable terms. ae 12 OLD MEDAL PREMIUM Vl PIANO FORTES. WILLIAM KNABE, (Senior partner iu the late lirm of Knabx, Gaehle A Co., Continues the manntacture and aale of grand and aauare PIANO FORTES, under Mie name, of William Knabe A Co., at the old atand. Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 7 North Eutaw street op posite the Eutaw House, Baltimore. They have also just opened a new Salea Room at No 2"*7 Baltimore street, between Charles and Light fnW ill streets, on the premises partly occupied by Mr Iftjnry McCatfery as a music store, where they * keep constantly on hand a large assortment of plain and highly-finished grand aud square Piano Fortea* also, Melodeons. from the best makers, from 4 to 5 octave, some with double key-ltoarda, double reeda, an! stops to suit small churches. Being extensively engaged in the manufacture o Pianos, we will sell wholesale and retail, ou the moi Literal terma. Our Pianos were awarded the highest premium (gold medal) at the Fairs of the Maryland institute two successive years?Octjilwr, 1855, and 1356?in op position to fourteen and eighteen pianos from some ol the best makers from New York, Boston and Bal timore. We wore alsoawarded the first premium at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond, Vir ginia, 1H55 and 1856. They have also bti?-n awarded the highest premium (silver medal) at the Metro politan Mechanics' Fair for 1857. In addition to this we are in posaesaion of testimo nials from the most distinguished professors and amateurs in the country, which can l>e at our warerooms, speaking (or themselves and others of the high appreciation in whiuli our instruments are every where held. All instruments are guaranteed for five year*, and a privilege of exohanre is granted within the hrst six months from the d.iy of sale if the instruments do not give entire satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their ad van tag* to give us a call before purchasing. Piano* exchanged, hired, and tuned. mar 16-lj WM. KNABE A CO. IVTEW PARLOR HEATER OR IMPROVED IX F KINO I R STOVE. This is the best stove lor heating two or rooms extant, and for l?e?u*y and style of finish canimt be surpassed. It is soconstruc- , ted that the fire pot can be changed from onej holding half a peck ot ooal to one holding hall' a bushel, thereby inoreaaing the capacity for heating to any required degree. These stoves will be put up by experienced work men, aud guaranteed to work well Send in your orders before the eold weather seta in, to avoid confusion and hurry, as the demand is increasing, particularly for the enlarged fire pot. Alao, improved Portable Furnaces just received, for heating halls, parlors, Ac. W. H. HARROVF.R. aelO-eolm 7th st.. opposite Patriotic Bank. K O S T K I N G. I have just received a supply at the Metropolian Store unit lira' Factory, Penn. avenue, ^l bot ween 10th and lirh > treets. 318 nnd 322, the <*. latest improved l.atrobe Parlor Companions. Also, the latest unproved Fine Parlor Coin-A^iV^ pamous. U?t h the latest improvement out for 1*97. They set hack in the parlor fire-phco like a grate, heat the parlor, aud as many chambers as you may have one over the other, with one small lire, and set by Mr. Kwd. Rowe, who is the best and mo?t experienced for setting them that can be found in the District. aell-leol2t ? C. WOODWARD. W SEA SHELL. y? E would respectfully announce to the citizens of Washington and the surrounding country that we have just received another supply ot that oolebrateu Cook Stove called the SEA SHELL. We can confidently reoominend this Stove as l>e ing superior to any Stove in this or any other mar ket. The liking (in wmaequence of tiie improved flues and fluted oven) is done to perfection: the aummer arrangement for charcoal being also a great convenience. , ..... . The above Stove ia suited to any kind of fuel?hard or bituminous ooai, wood, or coke. We have, also, Hayxvard's Light Street, or Double-Oven Cook, a venr superior Stove : the Blue Ridge. Wm. Penn. Crystal, Royal Cook, for wood.PAYTON Air Tight. Bay State, Em pire City, Pekeect Complete, Triumph Com plete, Ac. . ? . . I Also, a complete assortment of Parlor. Dining Room, Hall, Office, Church, and other STOV ES. We have scrupulously endeavored in ah our selec tions to get auch Stoves as will be useful as well as | ornamental. Furuacea, Rangea, Ac., put up at the shorteat notioe. SHEET-IRON and TIN WORK done with dia patchby experienced workmen. We have also just received a lot of handsome New York MANTEL GRATES, for hard and bituimn ^HARDWARE and HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS of all descriptions. SIBLEY A GUY. ae ll-eo2w 32" Pa. av., bet. 10th and llth ata. WINDOW GLASS.?3MU boxea 10 by 15 French Window Glaaa, will he aold at one dollar and aeventy-five per box for caah, 111 lota of 14 boxea. Alao, a full aupply of large aize French Glaas, lat, td, and 3d qualities, 4 by 8 Glass for hot-houaea, 8 by 10,8 by 12, ? by 12,andlu ? ? oheae. Il? 11a mlliLLRi Ouli a v>u. Alexandria. Va. ie22 Y STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES being about the largeat in thia city at this^^U-? time, and having Iteen purchased before theB^HI rise in Leather, oan lie sold at about 15 to 20 j per cent, less than goods purchased at this time. Cali and examine for youraelvea, at 8. P. HOOVER'S, |e 11 Iron Hall. Pa. ave. h*i. nth and inth ate. ERU vFa NG11A No! TIMELY NOTICE TO FARMERS. I am now prepare*! to make engagements for a strictly prime article of A No. I PERUVIAN GUANO. Baltimore inspection, at Baltimore ratea, freight added. Having but a limited aupply, farm era will conault their intereat by engaging before any advauoe in price. I have it in store at my National Agricultural and Guano Depot, 519 7th atreet, or oan del|ver it from other poiuta, as may be arranged. Thia Guano oau be relied upon aa auperior la quality a id oondtlion. EDWARD P. SIMPSON. (Sueoeeaor of FiUhugh Coyre,? ??19 tw 9i|n of Mm gulden ftoarf?a>a?'?t EDUCATIONAL. QEORGF.TOWN COLLEGE. Studies inII be resumed ui this Institution on Monday, the 7th of September next. ?lm B. A. MAGl.'lRE.Pres. GEORGETOWN CLASSICAL AND math ematical ACADEMY. The dnties of this Institution will be resumed September 7th. jr 7-2awtf P. A. BOWF.N. Principal. \1 kS. BELL'S SEMINARY FOR YOUNG !?! LADIES. Cor*4r of L and Wffc ttrettt. The next session of this Institution will commence on the 1st of September. 1857. Competent and efficient Professors will, as hereto fore, be engaged in every department. K urtner particulars can be obtained by apply in* at theStMmnary. au21-dtAeoSw FFEMALE ENGLISH AND FRENCH COL 1 LEGIATE INSTITUTE. Xo. 182 1 rtrett. Gadtby's Row, near timer fenn. at-eatr* ana 21 it street, Wajfcinrto*, D. C. Hiram Coasos. Principal, in charge of English arid Classical Departments. M'm. C. Roll.s Corson, Teacher of Frenoh, Spanish.and German. Drawing and Painting. M*11. Mathii.uk Emuik Rollin, Assistant Teach - erof Frciicli. The Duties <?f this Institute will be resumed on Monday, tho7th of Septeml>er, 18.7*. The course of stud* embraces all the branches of a liberal English and French Education. In the English Department.which is under the im mediate direction of the Principal, special attention is given to the Mathematics, English Grammar. El<?oution,and the critical reading of classical authors in English Literature. Elocution is tausht both as a science and an art. The Principal having devoted a number of years to a careful study of the philosophy of the voioe'and its physical mechanism, is enabled to impart definite and intelligible instruction upon the subject. The advantages aflorued for acquiring a practical knowledge o| tne Frcneh language are not aarpaxaed by those of any oilier lnstitutiou in the country. Vl'me. Corson and her sister, M'lle. Rollic, are Parisians by birth, and their instructions and general intercourse with the pupil? are carried on exclusive ly through the medium of French. There are alao connected with the Institution a large number of yonng ladies who speak the language with fluency. For Terms, References. Ac., see circulars, whioh can be obtained at the Hook and Muaio Stores, aud of the Principal. A ciasa of little girls will be formed, who will re ceive ca'eful instruction in English Reading and Spelling, and the elements of French. I'erins, per session of5 months $15. Without Frensh 10. au Zfi-lm SELECT FAMILY SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. ENGLISH AND FRENCH. iYo. 309 F street, Wnskinrton, D. C. Principal. DONALD MACLOED. A. M.. Univer sity of Glasgow, formerly Head Masterof Ravens croft College and Ashwood School. and Professor of Rhetoric aud Belles Lettrea m the Columbia Institute. Tina School will be opened on the second Monday of Septeml>er next, for the reception of a limited number of Boarding Pupils and Day Scholara, who will iie treated, mall respects, as meml?ers of the Principal's family. The design la to otter to young ladies from a distance all that is included in the name of "Home," and to extend to the Day Scholars the advantages of Home influence. The Sessions will begin on the aecond M or day of Septeinl?er and first Monday of February, in each year. The vacations will extend through themoctha of July and August. Circnlara containing full information may be ob tained at the principal bookstores, and will be for warded by mail, to any address, on application, au 3-tf gELECT SCHOOL FOR BOYS. GEO. \Y. DORRANCE. formerly one of the Prinoipala of the Central Academy, has opened a Seiect Schools for Boya, on C street, between 6th an<) 4>?. No. 361. Number limited to twentr-five. For terms inquire at the School Room. aeBeolm C'ULPEPER MILITARY INSTITUTE, Near Cclpeper Cocrt Hotse. Va. The aeoond seasion of this school will oommenoe on the 1 at day of September, 1857. A graduateofthe University of Virginia, adopting the mode of in struction pursued in that institution, will have charge of the departments of Ancient and Modern lAiuua^es; while a graduate of the V. M. Institute, who has hail considerable experience in teaohing, will give instruction in Mathematica. Natural Phi losophy, Chemistry, and lower English branches. The course of atudiea will lie as follows : Preparatory Class. Spelling, Reading, Writing, Arithmetio. *?eogra phv, Grammar, History, Algebra, Latin Grammar, Gr<*ek Grammar. Third Class. Mathematics, English Grammar, Arithmetic, Hia toiy, Latin, Greek. French. Second Class. Mathematics. Natural Philosophy. Chemistry, History, l?atm. Greek. French, Spauisn. FIRST Class. Mathematica, Natural and Moral Philosophy, Chemistry. tieology, English Literature, English Grammar. Rhetoric, Logic, Infantry and Artillery Tactic*. Geography,History, l.atit>,Greek. French. Spanish. Every Student on entering will l?e subjected to a careful examination, and will thenlie assigned to that clans to wnicli his prohcuncy entitles him ; aud no one will tie allowed to pass toa higher class un less he gives evidence of a thorough knowledge of the subjects contained in the preceding. The discipline will be necessarily rigid, but the oomfort and conveuienoe of each meml?er of the school will l?e duly respected There will l>edaiiy military exercises, but care will be taken that they do not interfere with the Academic duties. Tekms: Board, Tution. Washing, Fuel, Lights, for tan months. % 18". Payments semi annually in advano^ For reooinmendationa aud further particulars, seA circulars. CHARLES E. LIGHTFOOT. V.M. I.f Superintendent and Instructor in Mathematica and Natural SoianoM. J. W. GILLESPIE, University of Va., Instruotor in Ancient and Modern Languages. References. We have the prtvil-ge of referringto the following: Faculty of Virginia Military Institute. Gen. William H. Richardson. Richmond City, Prof. Maupin, University of Virginia. Prof. Harrison, do Prof. Gilderaleeve, do Prof. Scheie le Vera, do Prof. McOutly, do Prol. Lucian Minor, Williamard Mary Collet** Rev. John Beradus. Charlottesville. Mr. John Hart, A.M., do John Hunter, Esq., Louisa county. Col. John Wool folk. Orange county. Rev*. Wm. S. White, D. D., Lexington. Rev. \Vtn. N. Pendleton, do Jntnes BaiUiur, Esq., Culpeper. Col. Wm. B. Taliaferro, Gloucester. W.D Wallach. Esq., Waalua* ton City, Gen. Geo.Cooke, do A. Bell, Esq.. do Mai. Heury Hill, U. S. A., New York. R. s. Voss. Esq., Rappk. oounty. Capt. James Stark, do The Citi*?ns of Culpeper. I? 15-eotf C 'ENTRAL ACADEMY. > Corner of E and Tenth atreeta. The exercises of this Institution will <u.mmenoe September 1st, The number of students is limited and each will receive particular attention. au3u-lm* SILAS MERCH ANT.Prin. A CADEMY OF MUSIC. Washing tow, D. C. Corner of Wth street and Pennsylvania arentu, (over Farnharn's Book Store, t The duties of this Institution will resume their accustomed activity, regularity, and punctuality, on and after Tuesday next. September 1st, 1857. Classes 1. 2, and 3, wili, as heretofore, meet on Monday and Thursday, at 2 o'clock p. m. Junior Classes, Tuesday and Friday, at 9 o'clock a. in. Gentlemen's Classes. Tuesday and Friday even ings. from 6 till in o'clock. Elementary Classes for Beginners, Tuesday and Thursday, from 2 till 6 o'clock. Terms (these classes onlv) Five Dollars for3t? leRsona. The principles upon which this Institution are founded are precisely those of the Royal Academy, London, and the Conservatoires of Paris and Milan. Public Weekly Lectures are given in which the pupils take part. Principal..... F. NICHOLLS CROUCH, Tne Composer. Houra of Buatneaa and Conanltation at the Hall of the Academy daily, from C to 1 o'clock, or through the post and music atores. au 29-tf Marion iiarlands new koiik. " Moaa Side." by Marion H at land, author of " Alone." " Tie Hiduen Path." Ac. Price f 1.25. Nothing need be aaid to awaken an interest in a new liook by this charming authoress. Forty seven thousand copies of her "Alone ' and " Hidden Path" have fieen sold by her American publishers, and the demand at present as ooustant and regular as ever. In Europe they have uiet with still greater success. No other Amertcau authoress lias yet U*en honored by republication in the Leipsic editions! atandard American authors. Those who have seen the advance aheeta of *' Moss Side" unite in the opinion that it ta superior to both of Marion Har_ laud's former production* in interest, atyie, ana popular tact, ft is full of incident of an exoiting nature, while the plot is better and more ayateniati cally arranged. J ust received, and for sale at TAYl.OR A MAIRVS Bookstore. Ml near 9th street. own UNDER BROWNS* HOTEL. O / U Juat opening a splendid assortment of Spring and Semmer RKA D^ -M A DE CI ,OTH ING aud Kent's FURNISHING GOODS of the finest style and make, at the Emporium of Faaiuon, No. SW Browaa' Hotel, next to private entrance, mu (Intel* States) C~ UBA HONEY. The suhaoril>er has jnat received. and for aale, ten tiercea of ohilled CUBA HONEY, at hia Gro oery and Provision Store, No. M 12!ta street and WNASr.LSVT. Dentistry, ftc. DENTI8RR8fEPHKN BAILY, OF? r? No. 1M ftHR>1LVi)ll4AVtm, Thru doors from Htk Strut. D*. BAILY bees leave to inform the psblic that be can be seen Mall hour*, at his offioe, located as above, He feels assured that an experience of fcfteen Tears' practice, with the large number of patient*, and grsat variety of difficult oa*esthat he has treated suoeees fully, wul enable him to surmount ant 0 rtos.ty, scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth. Hie own experience oot farming the opinion ol man* mei eminent iu the profession, and especially Dra. Harris and J. snd K. Parmly, has led him. king since, to dis card all merouriai preparations lix filling Teeth, a.so all F.namels, Gutta P ere ha. India Rulioer, and Ce ments f<tr the construction ot fontmuoas Qua Teeth, and that Forcelian. mounted on Gold Plate, is the only reliable substance that can he worn in tha mouth, as was most oooclusivsiy shown by the last American Dental Convention. Although he Hatters htmseif from hi* long resi dence and praolioe in Washington, he is favorably known to his pnm?mn? fri*?de ard patrons, he begs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From the late Rector of the Church of Epiptany of this oity. Dr. STEntx* Baily : Dear r*ir?I desire to express m* esteem for you personally, and my confidence ta you as a superior dentist. The operations executed for me have l-een highly satisfactory. I hope that yoa mar receive the piirir*re from mv friends and the pubiie that your skill so well deeerves. Yours vert truly. Washington. Aug. 26,1856. J. W. FRENCH. From one of the eldest firms tn Baltimore, Messrs. Bogrs, Cotman A Co. Having employed l?r.Stephen Baily. Surgeon Den tist. of Washington city, to execute for me an im portant and difficult piece of work, which be did to my entire satisfaction, and in view of the fact that one of the most distinguished members of the Dental College of Baltimore, faiied, niter repeated trials, to perform the saine work satisfactorily, it gives me great pleasure to express my entire confidence and high estimation of his professional skill. Baltimore,Jan. 12,1857. HARMANX BOGG9. Extract from a note received from the late Hon. John M; Clayton. U. S. Sesat*, Ang. 19,IMS. for The teeth von made for me work admirably ; noth ing could be better. Very gratefully, JOHN M. CLAYTON. To those that seek relief from the ma'adies of tha teeth, 1 can cheerfully recommend Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist: he made a set of poroeiia? teeth for one of myfamilv.and plugged several teeth for mraelf. and the work has ail stood well for morethan ten years. ROBKRT T. NIXON, of the V a. Conf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19,1856. We, the undersigned, having had occasion to avail ourselves of the professional skill of Dr. S. Baily, Surgeon Dentist of this city, or naving been oogmz ant of his operations on our families or friends, take pleasure in expressing our admiration of his artistio xkill, as wf II as of the uniformly satisfactory manner in which he performs the most delicate and difficult operations in Dental Surgsry.aiftl we respectful!* re Commend him to the confidence and patronage of tha public, of winch we consider him eminently worthy. Thomas U. Walter, Architect U. 8. Capitol. Thomas Miller, M. D.,of Washington, D.C. B. S. Bohrer, M. D. of Georgetown, D. C. N.S. LtwcoL*. M. I>.. of Washington. D. C. Jos. H. Bradley, of Washington, D. C. George Waltos, F.x-Governor of Florida. Walteh Le*ox, Ex-Mayor of Washington. Hknrt Baldwis, U.S. Patent Office, O.C. W;cht, Fruicipa! Rittenhouse Aaademy. feban tf DR. VILLARD, DENTI9T, LATE OF CH1 CASO,w<<u.d respecttu'ly inform the cit- . liens of the District and vicinity, that hav-| ing located himself in Washington, he is now prepared to perform all operations in hit profes sion, in the most approved style. office, No. 2S0, penn. avenue, adjoining Gaatiar'a janaoiy 'pHE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. M. LOOMTS, M. D..the inventor and patentee of "ioomt.'' Mineral Plmt? Teetk," having, successfully miroduced his improvement uf various cities, has now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth oonsistsehief Iv in making a set of but one pieoe of material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is used ta their construction, and they are therefore free from galvanic action and metalic taste. There are so joints to liecome filled with moiatare or particles of food, hence they are f urt and cltan. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy. far more durable, and natural in their appearance. 1 will rive a reward o One Thousand Dollars to any one who will produce a similar work of art to equal mine in purity, beauty, durability, artistio excellence or any other requisite quality. All work responsibly warranted. 27H Penna. avenue, between 11th and 12th streets. aplS-ly Watches, Jewelry, Ac. ?LOCKS: CLOCKS!! CLOCK* " A good BRASS CLOCK lor SI- I have just re ceived and opened ail the new style Clock*^^^ from $1 up to ?25. The trade supplied it?| ' usual) at wholesale prices. Also.Clock Ma E9 tenals, Mich as Cords, Keys, Balls. Hands.wv 1 Wires. Oils, Ac., at the ("lock and \N atch*^* Store of J. ROBINSON, S49, opposite Browns' *otel, an 21 2m Sign Larre Gilt Watch. ( 'OLD AND SILVER WATCHES. J I WEL ? RY, AND FANCY A RTICLKS. I have just received another addition to n y large stock of Gold and Silver WATCH KS, of the best makers in Furope. Also, Gold Chains of j every ktj le and price. Jewelry in sets and sir f gle pieoes. Perfumery and Fancy Artioles, Si plated Baskets, Spoons, Castors. Ac., at J. ROBINSON'S. 249,opposite Browns* hotel. Sign l<arge Gilt Watoh. N. B.-WATCH RF.PAIKI.NG done in the beet manner by a skilful Watchmaker,and warranted, au 21-2m WD. E1CHLER, No. 507 SEVENTH STREET. between D and F. streets west side, PRAC TICAL WATCHMAKER, keeps oonstanti' on hand a fine assortment of WATCHES an. JEW'F.LRV. ae to WATCHES, jewelry, ?? AND SILVER WARE I have just received a new supply of F1NR WATCHES, GOLD CHAINS, and a large assort ment of RICH JEWELRY of everv description, whioh makes my stock at the present time one of the most complete in the city. I have just finished (on the premises) a very larga assortment of PI'RF. SILVER WaRF, among which may he found a SOLID SILVER TEA KET TLE superior to anything before exhibited in thie city,?the weight of which is 125 ounces, capacity ?? quarts. Both citizens and strangers are invited to call and examine. H. O. HOOD, je 23- 3Y Pa.ave.. near &th street. <TKMKT, B 10-Cm" N EW JEWELRY AND WATCHES. Li unn% & H. O. HOOD has jnst returned from the North, and has brought on a fine lot of Fashionable Cameo, Coral, Mo?aie. Brilliants, and Plain GOLD J E\V ELRY. A i?o, a g(K?d assortment of fine GOLD and SILVF.R WATCHES.TEni very superior time keepers for ladies and gem'emeiie uue. He has also on hand a great variety ofSTAVD ARD SILVERWARE of his own make, warran ted the best quality and will be sold very low. Pieasa oall and examine goods and prices at No. &8 Penn. A v.. sign of the Large Spread Eagle. jy 10 ICE. f J. MIDDLLTON. ICE DEALER, Offioe and Depot?Southweat oorner of F and 12th Streets. Washington. spll -tf ?<HINA, GLASS, AND EARTHEN WARE. R. H. MILLER, SONA CO.. IMPORTERS. ALCXAlttRIA. Vs.. ^?pTNtlave received two instalments of theirf^ ^i^^/fall supplies fro.n the English Potteries, and willoontinue to receive accessions to J Vr their stock till the business s?as?n sets in."* RT H. Miller. So* A Co. can assure their friends ? nd customers that their stock shall he of the most desirsMe description, and that their prices will com pare fevorably with those of any dealers in their Una in any other market in the I nited States. R.H. Mian. So* k Co. have prepared them selves to oiler to merchants every inducement to make their purchases in their line. WINDOW GLASS. Thev have just received via Antwerp and New Vork. from the great manufactory of "Roux." New Hrussells.lMnl>oxes F rench W mdow Glass of supe rior Quality and of diHerent thicknesses, which they have imported under sneh cireumstanoes as to enable them to oiler a superior article at very moderate prioea a*21 tf 30(10 hf.st ik-a lit v Italian OUUU MARBLE SLABS KOR SALF.-Will be mannfactnred into TaMe Slabs, Washstar.d Tops and (.oiinter Slabs, at New Vork priees. ? per oeet. below former prioes. Cab.net Makers. Pluaibers, and others please oall tiefore sending order* to tha no th. ALEX Rl TffFRKlRD, Marble Yard oppo. the t'nion Offioe, Penn avs. an 22-1 m (Int A States' ^PECIAL NOTICE TO SPORTSMEN. I would mil yoor partienlsrattentHnito Da Pont'a No. 4 GUN POWDER, which for strength, oieaa I mess, onlor. gtssmg. and evenness of grain is aa sureassed br any l'owd?r ever intrnduoed. ^ W. ALBERT KING, Sole Agent for the District of Columbia. au25-tf No > High street. Georgetown. D. C. A L.K. ana always nave a supply on bsikj; sn giw them a trial. Leave your orders with the drivers, or their I uon Bottltag Daaot, No. ?7 Green street. D.0, Jl?