Newspaper of Evening Star, October 24, 1857, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated October 24, 1857 Page 2
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EVENING' STAR i WASsHIKOTON CITY: SATI EAAT ? OrU^r 94, INf. THE WEEKLY STAR Furnish** a perfect compendium of All of in terest that ha* transpired in Washington and elsewhere for the htm day* preceding, and af fords also a great variety of interesting miscel laneous matter?Tales, Sketches, Poetry, Fun and Sentiment. Price as usual, 3 cents only, for single num bers. with or without wrappers for mailing; or, 91 25 per year m SPIRIT OF THE MORNING PRESS The Union, in view of the secessions from the Republican ranks in New York, thinks the pros pee ta hopeful for a Democratic victory at the election next month. The Inflhzennr gives the first of a series of papers by Hon. George Robertson, formerly Chief Justice of Kentucky, upon the Dred Scott Case and the Missouri Compromise He vin dicates the policy of the Compromise, and the impolicy of its repeal, and proposes, in his next communication, to defend its constitutionality. We devote a considerable portion of our ?pace to-dav to Senator Hunter's able exposition ?f his position upon the Kansas question. The Gothamites have a new mares' nest, just now, In the supposed discovery of an unac counted-for deficit of eight millions of dollars in the finances of New York city. Rirn ?The Baltimore Argus deprecate* the visit of Washington rowdies to that city and arl<l? ?? It would be sad, indeed, if the intrusion of ?nrh/ereigmfrs were to disturb the peace and of the best governed city in Christen dom." 1C7" From the publisher* we hive Arthur's Home Magazine, for November, filled with ad mirable reading matter and with engravings of a higher order than we have lately seen in'maga xine* of this class. Excellent, indeed, is that of the old mathematician in his tit of abstraction ??er the pages of Euclid. 5*ni:?ri..ASTaas.?Alexandria Corporation one dollar notes, quite crisp and new, but baring the date 1>?4o (to dodge the law) are bring offered for circulation in this city. We opine that the par ties concerned in their circulation here, will be brought up with a round turn presently, by the law of Congress, bearing upon this sort of cur reucy in the District of Columbia W?'T1 Has Elkctid by Black Mrn's ?The Democratic papers prcdace statis tic* to show that :b? Ohio Governor (Chase) owe* his election to the negro votes. The Cincinnati Enquirer says: '' -J' Oberlin over on* hundred such vote* were cast for Chase & Co. In Ashtabula many such votes were also cast, as al?o in Trumbull. ' There nave been poLltd a sufficient uumber of veuro rotes throughout the State to more than make up Chase a majority. His advocacy of the social and Coin ical equal iry of the negro with the wbite race as been of vital service to him They have saved his bacon for him this time, sure Faosi It*n.?The correspondent of the St. Louis Republican mentions having recently seen I Cape \ aa Ytiet, the confidential agent of the J government, at Palmetto, Kansas, returning from t^lt Lake He reports that the Mormons refuse to let the Cnited States troops enter the city. Governor Young publicly declares that he will barn the prairies, and thus deprive the animals ?f the expedition of subsistence, and bum his owi, city if ne.;easary. before he will submit to the demand of the government. The forts along the mute are represented as in bad repair, aud do not afford sufficient protection to the troops. J C. Stuek. the I nited States surveyor, contra dicts the report recently published in the New ork Tribane that several companies of survey ors had been murdered by the Cheyenne and Sioux Indians. Smasem Disorsaasaa.?A bench warrant was heard at Pittsburg, Pa , on TLursday, issued at the instance of Mr. Scott, President of the Mer chants and Manufacturers' Bank, against James and Hercuics O'Couner, brokers of the firm of O Conner. Brother. A Co , charging them with obtaining fraudulently, and by the complicity of the book-keeper of the bank. 9lea,WW. O'Con ne;, in his defence, made grave a! legations against the i ank. denying the indebtedness to the firm, and claiming to be the agents of the bank for the pu pose of diawing specie from the other banks ?a their notes to replenish its vaults; that large amounts of the distant banks of a le*s denomina ttan five dollars, and aiso counterfeit money was drawn from the bank ou their checks; that their dealings with the bank ,ince Febuary last, amouuted to over three millions, a large portion of which was uot on the private account of the Irm. that the respondents in vain attempted to effect a settlement with the bank, and had placed securities in the hands of a disinterested party to cover any indebtedness Further investigation was waived for the pre sent, the Messrs. O'Conner having made an as signment f.,r the benefit of their creditors. Notwithstanding these developemeats the notes of the bank are still taken by the other banks In payment of note* due them, aud also by the pub lic. It is Mid that its *tock will not be depre ciated. ,.AnU'1,1 ' rELL"> *" CcTTiat* orT ITS??K? nl!. ?I'-cf.ion was given by J d . .r J Dndton, ui the Prerogative Court London, vu the 1st instant, in regaid to the ran W,Ll! Tb- ??^'i75"?tedawill ..I . .it. bequeathing the bulk of te- property to ?Si? a "i A ? ' dictl wns^dn ce?t Uattd Aug i, aad duly aUesi?*I >? ymgibe p<opeft)E,io the event of fcej- surviving n,v '? "Urtlv*" 114 Amei ica. and !????,* K&tLFT""" *?' behalf of tho** relat, ve* J A. ^?tK , 'nt 7'" L,*r p,?""tare ?o the will of iMLk?.#be meanttme one of Ler sisters had ditd. In behalf uf the survivor jr wan moved the Court !L*t tTe ,PrV ,h< wU1 of 1650. on the ground that tLe testamentary j.aper of ln?l had be*!, writ !i.t/nnon^Mr" ?f l*W' m<r*ly toderla.eb-r a'd ?r her her sisters, ana not will the purpose of revoking the will ?l ready made ltt their favor 1 a1' of!wiJ?rwiV'u,li,,5 out ,h" ??K??ure " at ST ,m !Kr,r ?f inteiirional u .i w..'?w j?.1;',"' t ??I' to coaatcd nine difftr-i:t mort. s ?r ^ He ??" o? tL, U? CourUi Sf&.'Li'ZXl! I ?""? ???. .. T ,A, ^,w Nam* roa a SruciAinni _Th* paity formerly once known as the Native Amen. iM k t ^!1 Know-.Nothu.gs, then as the 'r *',d ???'hsequentlv as the Hindoos Poys. have fouad it necessary in o*der to to tike^ nU an'1 "f opinion, ?tat il Iti and wear., happy to s^y i *?(*-? t w here t lie re have l?een any win grow Ah! h*Yr h,t "f0" ??e which It ia the "rr "PP^P'^e every daj. ? ?he Miaority pa,ty._jV>M> y?l p0UJ } aiJ "actisiiga the fol aware that the ia* u' ,*'n?a,-king that he Is he says i? not his f4ult L* to? loDfii which T And1;'!'1 *7* V"T-?e*Wrd, ** * biubv File He *umt:mes *lt. Opoa , Uln Arid si.mtlni** on irale, ' hi* winter St^ck w^'tfaiP tU* So that Hiitoit ov org AnrsKD tiirn r w U^uutory of our .bused c edit during tK Monday, I start**! nay bank operations : ?WMHl calculations ? r , mf b-?Wf??fa-aepalace ?*K,n ; ' F ida^T OVe ?at a bay span / ^ ,1/' m.:gn'dcVm btll; ^ ? JYdar sffiHshed?w?th ju.-l r.uthing at all. >'"vZt-VZ'JZz" '-Z? >?'<< " ? tW U If" 4mlmnn* lba opu.lon d .r^-c^^11 V^^aeada should forthwith .us tr^nafer of m i P*.rm"H*i I" order to orevwnt the u~..uZvisssss**"** ",n past WASHINGTON IfBWB AND OOMBIT. Tat Arrrst or Col. Scmsrr?It ia very elear that imprudent persona, in the mistaken hop* of tbaa subserving th$ interest of Colonel Samn?r, U. S A., (agauist whom Asaialant Adjutant General Deaa haa reeently brought charges, on which a court-martial haa bean or dered.) ire busy in maligning the latter through the preaa?a course whioh the gallant and re apected Sumner will doubtless be the laat one to sanction. In various Northern papera ar ticles bars appeared representing Major Deas as young, inexperienced, knowing little of his duties. Ac., Ac., and intimating that the eharges be has preferred against Col. Sumner are without a shadow of foundation. While we should be tha last to soak to do injury to CuL Sumner by essaying to obtain a prejudgment of his case by public opinion, we hare to say that | such publications conoerning Major Deas are wholly unfounded. He ia an officer of nineteen years' standing in the service, which he entered, as did Col. Sumner himself. from civil life. No one of hia compecrs has served with more gal lantry and more to the satisfaction of his supe riors in rank than Major Deas. He was brc I veted (on tho 20th August. 1347.) a Major for gallant conduct on the fields of Contreras and Churubaaco, after having aerved with distinc tion on Taylor's line in the Mexican war. The fact that he holds the position of an Aa sistant Adjutant General in the army of the United States, after having been the adjutant I of hia regiment, will satisfy all familiar with i the service that he is among the most compe tent officers iu the army of his length of service ?nineteen years?as before remarked. The law requires the Assistants Adjutant General to discharge the duties of Assistants Inspector General also. In his discharge of the functions of the latter position occurred the circumstances that led to( his preferment of the pending charges against Col. Sumner. It is not our province, nor is it by any menns our desire, to pronounce an opinion upon them. We may, however, say with truth that the ac cuser and the accused, are equally gallant, distinguished and efficient officers, who posse.*** I hosts of friends like ourself. common to them both, who, with us. sincerely hope that the re sult of the Court Martial to try Col. Sumner, may be not only his complete exoneration, but the entire re-establishment of their former cor dial association. The only fear wo entertain that such a result may not be consummated, arises from such newspaper representations as those on which we comment above. Invfstmksts. ? The era for investing in wild cat securities t'other side of sunset?land warrants included?having passed, at least for the time being, it will be well for those among us with money in hand laying idle, to turn their attention to boaie investments, which all know from experience to be sure and regular in their value and results, past peradventore. Thus, we may suggest Corporation of Washing ton stock, which has not varied three per cent, in ten years past, amid all the fluctuations in all other similar securities. So, too, with stock in the Washington (faa Company, as safe, prof itable and regular for an investment as any similar stock in the country. They may both be relied on, first, to pay well and regular; and next, to be available at any moment it may be necessary to turn them into cash, at any price they may sell for in these times. Hundreds around us should invest in them as soon as pos sible, for there is much capital in comparative ly small sums in Washington, now unproductive for want of the opportunity to invest satistacto I rily. A Fat* Begirrixg ?We commend the fol ing brief letter, addressed by the new Poatmaa I ter of Boston, Mass . to the principal patrons of the office, as a fair exemplification of what a gentleman in bis position should not hesitate to do on taking office. A Postmaster is equal ly the agent of society and the Government and while conserving the rights and interest | of the latter, he should be as solicitous for those I of the former : Post Offick, Bostoh, Ma? , ) | October *Nb, 1857. f I 1 embrace the earliest practicable moment*, on as?unnng the duties of Ibid ofli e. to ask or all I who have occasion to aerk its accommodation*, to make Mich auggeations of improveineut In the administration of Its dntie*, as may be deemed I important. Although I cannot hopeJo excel the poodjudg 1 meats and promptitude or my predecesaoi *, yet I it will Im? my endeavor ao to ayateinize the tmsi I ocas of the office as fully to meet the wants of all J clauses As tbe Post Office is established by Govcrn I meat literally for the public convenience, and as | the prompt and careful administration of its du I tie* Is a matter of apecial importance to the peo ple. ail are invited freely to make known their particular wi-shea, that they may be met. if [??? I aibie, or their complaints, that abuses may be I corrected. Nahcm Caten, Postmaster. The Utah ExrEnmo*.?A letter has beon recoived at the War Department stating that the 5th and lOUi regiments of infantry and Phillips' battery left Port Laramie on the 9th I of September, on their way to Utah. Lieut. Alexander, commanding the 10th regiment, I -riys thai the imirch across the prairlo country | fn>rn Fort Leavenworth to Platte river was I within the time alloVrcd by "Gen. Harney's or ders. ami was. perhap*. tho most exempt from I loss and accident ever known. No serious sick ness has prevailed, though four cases of bilious I fever, produced by the great alterations of temperature and miasma of tbe Platte bottom, have occurred He confidently expresses the belief that unless some very unforeseen acci dent occurs, his regiment will roach Utah in a condition of perfect efficiency and discipline. | A False Beport.?We have satisfied our I selves that the statement going the rounds of I the preas. alluded to in yesterday's paper, to I the effect that Gov. Ligon of Maryland, has made application to President Buchanan for the use of the military power of the Federal I Government to aid in preserving the peace in Baltimore at tbe coming election, (Nov. 4,) and that tbe President had declined the request, has not a word of truth in it. No such appli cation has been made, and no communication whatever in relation to the subject has passed i tetween tbe Governor of Maryland and the President. Oui>r.Rf.i>.?Capt. George N. Hollins, U. S. Navy, has been ordered to suoceed Capt. Tat ? nail in the command of the U. S Naval Sta tion at Kackett a Harbor, New York, where, it , will be remembered, there continues to be on , the stocks, the U S. 80-gun ship New Orleana ?unfinished?her completion having been ar , rested by tbe treaty by which England and the I United States stipulated not to place in com i mission on the greut lakes any ship of war over | a certain sire. Capt. Tatnall sailed a few days I since from Boston for hia new atation aa flag officer of the East India squadron. I.vdia* Prisoners.?The Indian Bureau haa ?d rices frooa auperviaing agent B. S. Neigh I bors. reporting that he has entered upon an 1 agreement with the several tribesof Indiana on tbe reserve in Texas, by whjch all prisoners now in their poaseaaion should be given up, J they receiving a preaent of $50 for eacffprjponer ] until the 2mh day of October ; after whioh time I all captive* are to be taken from the tribe hold ib| them, without eoinpenaation ; and all the I Indians on the reserves in Texas are prohibited from capturing or holding any prisoners in fu tute In accordance with this agreement, ten Mexican priaonera were given up, and turned over to the military authorities to he aent to Mexico, aj}d it U confidently bolieved that within the month, nil the prUonert on th? rt Nrre would bo turned ortr. ? The wholo frontier is reported quiet at pres ent. f There wu intelligence from El Peeo, that from two to foar haadred Comanche end other Indians had bean aeen west of Pecos river, e* routs for a foraj in Mexico. They appeared friendly to the Americans. Public Srarari in Minnesota a*d Wis consin.?Returns of the tubdivisional sunreya have been received at the Oeneral Land Office of township 121 north range 36 west, township 122 north range 35 west, and townships 124 north ranges 35 and 36 weat, of the fifth prin cipal meridian, embracing S8.000 aorn of load, situated on the west side of. tho ^Mississippi river. Also, the subdivlsional purveys of townships 52 north of ranges 11 and 12 west, and town ships 53 north of ranges 9 and 10 west, of the fourth principal meridian, embracing 54,000 acres, bordering on the northweat shore of Lake Superior and upon which the towns of Buch anan, Burlington, Marmata and Encampment are located. Knife river, after traversing townships 52 north ranges H and 12 west, and passing through the town of Buchanan, disem bogues itself into Lake Superior, in township 52 north range 11 west. Also, the 8ubdivision.il surveys of township 41 and 42 north of range 10 west, of the fourth principal meridian, containing 45.000 acres, and lying in the State of Wisconsin. Naval CornTS or Inquiry.?Court No. 1 was occupicd to-day with the case of Master R. Clarendon Jones, (furlonghed.) and Lt. Della ven and Commanders Mason, Ilnnter. and Yard were examined in his behalf. A Board of Sur geons consisting of Surgeon Duvall. Passed As sistant Surgeons Lansdalo and Lowbcr wore or dered to survey him. In Court No. 2, Surgeons Lowber, Jeffrey and Lansdale. testified to havjng cnreftilly ex amined Lieut. Morgan, and report that he is at this time physically lit for the Navy. In Court No. 3, the case of Capt. Ritchie was continued. Mr. Cooper objected to some evidence offered on the part of Government. Objection overruled, and Mr. Cooper filed a protest. Minnesota.?The Journal of (Jovimercc says of the recent election in Minnesota : "There in a telegraphic report that R*msav (Republican) is elected Governor; l?ut this is probablylhe bare opinion of some sanguine Re publican. a* not stitllclent returns have l>een re ceived to determine the result. The Boston Ad vertiser has private dispatches which go to sub stantiate the above report, but indicate that the Democrats have carried the rest of the State tick et ari'l the Congressmen. ??Later t-legraphic advices show that the re port of Ramsay's election was unfounded So far as returns are in, Sibley, (Dcm ,) for Govern or, is considerably ahead. Cause or Mail Failure ?A. H. Davis, ex press mail agent, writes to the Post Office De partment explaining the cause of the reeent failure of the express mail just established be tween Baltimore and Cincinnati, wbieh was m consequence of lost time on account of slow speed. The mall left Cincinnati on Thursday, 22<1 inst, at 6 o clock a. m., and arrived at Bellair at 6 p. m., instead of 3.30 p. m , there by losing tho connection at Benwood. The connection was made, howeter. at the Relay House with the 5.40 p. m. train going south. The Weather ?The following report of the weather for this morning is made from the Morse Telegraph line ty the Smithsonian Institution. The time of observation is about 7 o'clock a m : OcTOBxa '.44. 1857. New York, N. V cloudy. Philadelphia, Pa raining. Baltimore, Md raining. Washington. D. C ??.cloudy, damp. Richmond, Va cloudy, damn Petersburg, Va cloudy, wet Wilmington, N. C cluudv, warm Columbia, S. C cloudy. Charleston. 8. C..........cloudy, cool. Angusfa. ?ra.????.........cloudy, cold. Savannah cloudy, pleasant. Macon.?a...cool, raining. Columbus, Ga raining. Montgomery, Ala very wet. At Washington yesterday, 9 p.m .the barnme ter wa?30r?0, thermometer A*P. This morning, at 7 o'clock, the barometer was 30.296, thermom eter [From the Charlottesville Jcfferaonian, Oct. 2J.] Letter from Hon. R. HI. T. Ilnnter. Charlottesvillk, Oct. 20, le$7 To the Editor of the Je ffersonian : Dkak Si*: 1 received last niKbt the enclosed letter from Bon. R M T. Hunter, which 1 ask vou to publish. I kept no copy of mv letter to Mr. Hunter, to which bis is a reply. The inter rogatories propounded will be xeadily gathered from the answers. \ri 'iiV,*!)U1,V tbat 1 nevcr doubted. myself, Mr. Hunter s attachment to the principles of the * rTty?f VtTrinia,or his friendship j: **uehanan ? Admiuistiation: and it whs no distrust on my part that led me to address him with a view to elicit his views for publication. I never doubted that Mr. ILunter condemned the course of (iov. Walker in Kansas, and 1 have b'-en (and am now) equally confident that nine ten h? of the \ iririnla Democracy concurred in that condemnation At the same time. I have never lwlJeved that either he or they had the slightest idea of making war upon Mr. Buchanan on that or any other probable ground. Very ha?t,iy, your friend, S. F. I.kake I.i.ovd's Es?ex Co., Va., Oct., 16, 1?7. I?r\a >tk : I received on yesterday your letter propounding to me certain interrogatories, to w hu h, without further delay, 1 proceed to reply. rh?r\ are in substance nearly the s.ime, with the questions upon wbi? h th- ?? Bnqutrer" for some time past has been demanding mv answers Hut to these last I have not replied, because thev were either aceoinpau ed with threats, or what were so considered, which made an answer on my part inconsistent with self-iespect, or else thpy were founded upon my presumed responsi bility for which the editorials of certain news papers within and without the Htate of Virginia W w ??}r not au,horited to speik for me but which claimed no such authority. I was to i>e held responsible for the courne of new?na pera unless 1 came before the public with a crfti- 1 cism of their course and a disclaimer of all sym pathy with them?a responsibility which J shall never acknowledge, expressly or' impliedly, by nny .?rt of mine. To admit such a responsibility would place it in the power of any third person ' who chose to impute to me a sympathy with the course of any newspaper, within or without the State, to call me out in a ptibile, criticism of its course upon any question of morals or politics which might be In discussion, or else lix upon me the charge of concurring in the views of that paper No power could force upou me the office of censor of the public pr??s. I ceitainly shall not assume it voluntarily When any paper claims autlionty to speak for me. then it maybe (be foe* toq,"'l,tion n,e ,D retfar<l to it, but not bc ? IJut to proceed with the answers to vour inter rogatories. I have to say, first, that the imputa Hon of hostility, on my part, towards the admia istration of Mr. Buchanan, la fonnded upon no thing that 1 have either said or done. I voted for him as President, and not only entertain no feel ing of hostility towards him, but 1 wish him success He has only to carry out the principles of the Democratic party, as we understand them '?v "Kinia, to conuuand my cordial support ? 1 hese, ?o far as applicable, Will afford the test by which 1 shall judge bis administration, and sup port or oppose its acts as they conform to or depart from these principles Nor shall I be disposed to apply that test In any captious or nnkind spirit, but as justly and fairly as I can. More I could not say for am administration or man. I never would commit myself to support unconditional ly the future acts of any man, but 1 will judge them as they arise, to sustain them when I te lle*'; they are right, and to oppose them when I think they are wrong. Mv opinions upon all the gieat political issues may be known through my votes and speeches to those who feel enough of Interest In them to look at inv past course: and these will afford the best evidence of the tests whirli | ahull be likely to apply in judging of ne?CO,!iUf 1 ?f a,ralrx Whilst I remain In the Senate of ibe United States, I shall stand there a* the representative of the principles and in eresta of my State, so far as I can imd?r*ta?d lli?#ii?, and in pursuit of these objects I should rrii.Uf"? o|lR,|r. if necessary, with any ad U r X i i?nik !n, Vy'ny thl"'11 "'?* Perhaps i irnoi^i' l hoj-e and exj>ect to be able to ^ippoit M. Buchanan*. administration in the coneurienee in the views of any ?i4ii it would be too much to hop* or expert In answer to the other interrogatory which von propose as to the conduct of Gov Walker In Kan sas, 1 have little hesitation in saviifc/ tiiai. 1 d >?m Improve it The 1" ^^TtSSS under th* hope that this, the last of the territorial qowUttu. Involving the tubjsct of ?Uwy, might be settled upon some common ground where ? Krtv could wilied from the North and South, i East and West. strong enough to defend the constitution against tho assaults of Ita enemies and to administer the government juatlr upon Other than purely sectional ideas. To ralLir s party which mtght be able to maintain the Union upon constitutional principles wan as shiflet of high political i nportsirf, and Justified soins sac rifice of feeling, and oven of Intercut. Accord ingly, the bill waft not such as Would have been framed by delegates of either section, If it had been submitted to them alone. Many, perhaps most of the Southern men, (of whom 1 was one ) believed that property In slaves was as much en titled to the protection of law in the Territories of the United States as property In anything else ? but whilst the Northern friends of the Kansas act wonid not concede this, they agreed to unite In repealing the Missouri restriction so a* to remove the fan undtr which the domestic Institutions of the South have been placed by federal legisla tion. Accordingly, a bill was panned upon the principle of non-intervention, in regard to stsvsry, so far an the general government was concerned, and which left that Whole subject within the control of the people of these Territories, when they should apply for admission a* States This although not all we thought the South entitled to, wns a great advance upon the old order of things, so far a* she wan concerned, because it removed an unjust and odious discrimination against her domestic institutions from the statute book?a moral triumph which was of vast Im portance to the South and to the institution of slavery itself. Ner could the North object to a bill which merely carried out a principle by which it had so recently gained so largely in the series of acts denominated as the compromise measure. To all it ought to have been a subject of congratula tion that a common ground had l*-en found where a party might be rallied from all sections of the country to administer the Government justly UBd without sacrificing the constitutional rights of any portion of the Union. The sole hope of ac complishing so happy a result depended upon submitting this question of slavery to the people of these Territories, when they came to form tiieir constitutions an States, without interference ?'""y ??rton the part of the general government. \\ ith the decision of th? people themselves; so far as tbe character of the new States was con cerned, the democratic party of ail sections de clared they would be satisfied To fulfil, then, the conditions of this agreement, it was all im portant that there should be no Interference on I the i?art of the general government, either through its legislative or executive influence. Any such interference was calculated to dissatisfy the one section or the other. I'nder such circumstances I H was. in my opinion, improper for the highest 1 executive officer in the Territory, the Governor of Kansas, to attempt to influence the decision of the |>eople of the Territory upon this question of slavery. Such au interference on the part of any I branch of the federal government was iuconsist ent with the principle of the Kansas-Nebraska act. Neither do I recognise bis authority to de clare ihnt ??if they (the convention) do not ap point a fair and impaitial mode by which a ma jority of I he actual bona fide resident settlers of Kansas, shall vote, through the instrumentality JU^eS4 1 wl1'j?lu V?? l? all lawfi.l opposition to their doings, and the President and UongTess will reject their constitution." I If the convention Itself was legally constituted and clected, the question of submitting thetr W2i people for ratification was one of which that i?ody had jurisdiction alone, unless indeed, the act which oslled them into being had required a final ratification by the people The practice of States applying for admission, as 1 understand, has been In both ways. Nor has the x>wer of the convention to determine this ones- J tn?n for itself ever Iwen controverted heietofore. I so far as I am info m-d. The convention of Kan sas, If legally constituted, has all the powers of an>? "if/ conv^ntion to form a Stateconstitvition. and if Congress can limit this power iu one re spect, it may in all. If Congress can reject a Mate constitution for the manner iu which the convention has eiereised its undoubted powers why not for the matter also of that constitution, even though it may be republican in its form of government? Or if the Governor of a Territory may attempt to overawe a convention of its people in the exercise of Its powers in one respect, whv not in another* With regard to the abstract pro priety of the particular recommendations cf Gov y\ alker, I do not feel called upon to speak. That !? Vna"?r tor the d<?ri?ion of the convention itself, with which I ought not to interfere The abstract propriety of these recommendations de pends upon circumstances, of which the people ot Kansas, through their conventions, are the best I judges. To them 1 leave it, as their own affair As to which course would conduce mo?t to their peace and a fair settlemfpt of the question, 1 should require a greater knowledge or the actual state of affairs in that Territory to enable me to decide. t With these answers to vour interrogatories, I might here close this letfer, except tnat 1 infer you desire to know how far my opinion in regard Governor \\ alker's conduct may affect my course towards the Administration. What are the pre- I tise views of the President upon these questions I I ^now not; I await their development in the r?*ular course. But should he differ with rne upon these matters, I do not see how any practi cal issue can arise lietwet u him and those of bis I friends who entertain other opinions in regard to Governor Walker's course. I say, I do not see how any practical issue could arise out of this matter between the President and those who might d.tfor with him in regard to these things Ik-cause I do not believe, for a moment that "he I I would aid in an attempt to reject the rotate, if Kansas should apply for admission, merely be- I [ cause its convention did not choose to submit the constitution to the people for ratification Upon [ such a question as this. In regard to the right of Congress to limit the power of a people to'form I tneir State constitution according to their own pleasure, provided it be republican in Its chaiac j ter. I should think there could be no division of opinion amongst the inemlwrs of the democratic party in any section of the Union. There could not be if they remain true to what I understand to tw their profession of faith. To establish the t great principles of the equal rights of the States to the enjoyment of the territories of the United States, which no act of federal legislation can constitutionally abridge or destroy, or of the people of each State to determine the character of their own domestic institutions without preju dice to their claim of admission into the Union, the democratic party has submitted to losses and sacrifices which could only have been justified by the successful accomplishment of a great ol ject. To obtain a common ground upon which all might rally for the defence of the constitution and the peace of the country against the enemies of both, did constitute such an object. And now that the position has been conquered, I after so arduous a struggle, who supposes that the Democratic party would volunteer a retrograde movement, and renounce the fruits of a hardwon victory * To abandon either ot these positions now. by a retrogade movement, would be au act of/Wo d> se In the party, and hot merely a folly but a crime for which posterity would never for- I give it. For these reasons. I do not believe that I the Democratic party, or Hie President whom it I ha* chosen, will aid in unv attempt to restrict the powvr of the people of Kar^as, acting fhroii"h their convention, to form a constitution according to their own pleasure, both in manner and sub stance. provided it be republican iu ltscharacter. Having now answered fully your interiogato rics. 1 need proceed no further; but as you are sine enough to say that you question me not be- I cause you doubted me yourself, but to xav? me from misconstruction by others, I feel that I ought not to conclude without thauking you for your generous motives. To those who are din posed to misconstrue me 1 have only to sav that If the past course of one who has sesved the State

in a public capacity so long as I have ?tto'd? no fttitlicient guarantee a* to Ills future condnct, it is I idle to seek for further security in professions of faith My past course affords the best evidence! of my principles of public action, and these are the testa by which, as an honest man, I am Imund to judge every administration. If, therefore, 1 should difler from au administration becausv it I dissented from these principles, 1 should be blamed, if blamahle at all, not for the act of dlf I fering with a President, but because of the false principles by which I am to judge him; so that it is by these that I am to be tried, after all. ' It is true, that when new questions arise, one may be faiily and properly questioned as to his "opinions. But what is there now here? The I principles of the Kansas-Nebraska act, by which I I have been just testing Gov. Walker's conduct, and the right of the people, acting through their convention, to form a constitution of republican character, according to their own pleasure, with out prejudice^ to their claim of admission as a State in the Union, have all been discussed here- I tofore by myself and others, far more fully than would be consistent with the limits of this letter Nor have I expressed any opinion here in regard to those questions to whfch I have not been com mitted long since. If, then, I repeat sentiments which I have before declared, you will excuse me as 1 do it in deference to your request Very respectfully and truly, yoflrs, To the Hon. Shelton F. Leake. T GEORGETO\VN AFFAIRS. Corrttfondtue* s/ Tk* Star. Giosqktowx, Oct. 24, 1957 We tske pleasure in giving place to the very polite note, received last night, from the young gentleman whose name was mentioned in con nection with the hoax noticed in the Star of yes terday , Informing him, at tbe same time, that we had no iotention in our notice of tbe matter to wound his feelings, or Injure him in any other manoer. but to simply caution (tie lovers of the wondeHW, bow they, in future, give currency to ssch miraculous stories * "Diss Hta : Your letter to this eveniug;? Star w'll, unless corrected, result much to my injury whl h, i tru?t, is aai your wish Being out gun i?M;r yesterday I was much surprised, before r? turning to town, tob* met with the intelligence thst the Coroner was on hi* way to hold iTn in JueiU ovmr my remains, the reuoti haying reached iwa ttnd I had shot myself My f fiKSS informed of it, and my object la writing this is to aay that t vu irlthtr abort, aor at af ttoM under tbe Influence of the aplrlte, hiring been, far several months a B4>a-bel lever In twry way, lohru they or It araaMkarmcd. I feel too eea? alhly tbe advaotagee 4?1c?d fa again take up with it. You wfM rellew much, aad at tbe same time remove any *rroa?.ln?preeeioa malf "poa im friend, by laying la your mt that It was I who bad roa??Uod the ap irlts, or in any way had doing* with tbeai '' Ouryouag friends of the Javenile Missionary Society contemplate bavins a aplrltod and inter estlag time of it at the bridge street Presbyterian Church to-morrow afternoon at tbeee o'clock ? They are to have a public meeda? to be address ed by th* Rev. B N . Brown of tbe M E. Church, tbe Rev Dr. Murray of tbe M. P. Church, and the Rev Henderson Sitter of the Episcopal. All tbe Sabbath School* of the town are to be invited. Officer Gross, assisted by some of the night watch, made a de?cent upon some of the wood thieves la*t night, and captured sevrlSl, whom *lbey conveyed to the watrh house. Business'upon tbe C 4 O. Canal for the week to-dav, so far as IhCkrrTrals are concern ed, falls considerably behind that of last wwk. , There have been 55arrivals?17 from Cnmtierlsnd With coal, ami tbe remainder from different polats, with limestone, fte Tbe receipts for tolls at the Georgetown ofliee will amount to I about SKIM**. The petition to tbe President and Director* of the Canal Company, praying them to suppress traveling upon the canal on tne Sabbath, is being very generally signed by the owners and captains of boats. The offerings of beef cattle at Drover's Rest and Fossit's yards yesterday amounted to ??? bead, 35<lof which were purchased by District Imtcbers at $2.7.>a$3.75 ou the hoof, equal to *5 5Ud$T 5<l net, which shows a decline from last week's prices of about 54*. per 100 lb*. The remaining 250 he d were driven on to Baltimore. Sheep aad per head. No bojj* ottered There im no material change in the flour mar ket. There being no transactions of moment for shipping purpose* causes the trade in tbe article to be unusually light for this season of the year: held at S5.12aS5.25. Wheat Sl.06aftl.20 for red and white of really <jood qualities. Corn very scarce and in demand; a good article of white would command 7??a75c ; yellow G?a7Dc. B RELIGIOUS NOTICE-TheDiscipleswjII SS have Divine Service on TO MORROW MORNING,at 11 o'clock, as usual, tn tka West Room of Temperance Hall. The public are luvited. Seats free. It* TEMPh ILA NCE M EE TING.? A n asT __ jour nod meeting of the Catholic Beneficial Jo'al Abstinence Society will be held on l'O MOKROW (Sunday ) KV EM N G, at 5 o'clock. Punctual attendance is e*rne?tly requested. It* JAM K8 N. CALLAN. Sec. fy"3-*MR. EDITOR ?1 would ask tha favor of 1 i 7 you to contradict the *t*tement that oertain ladies, in eonnecuon wi'h mysrlf, having been in suited on atreet, as the statement is totally en true, for I was not on 4H street that day, and the ladies alluded to were not in the city. It* D. ROWLAND. rf-y^ NOTICE.?The members of tbe Washmg iL < ton Sav.ncs Fund Haildinc Association arc herewith notihed to meet on MONDAY uext.2Kth (>ctohcr. at 7 o'clock, in tha German Hall. ro make the final arrangement f??r closing and association. All tnemliers are expected to he there without ful, and pay up their dues in full, othcrwi?e the laws and regu ations will be enforced on them, s coord in* to the constitution. By order of the Board -of Direo tors. CHARLES WALTER, oc >4-2t * Secretary. fVy?THE DISCIPLES; BELIEVERS hi the 'Jof coming and personal reicn of Meaaiah on the eauh. will meet every LORD S DA Y, at Temper ance Hall. E st.. between 9th and loth, at 2>? o'ci'g. Subjects which will ha presented are the ouvanants of pr><mi?e made of God unto tbe Father,the Restor ation of Israel, the setting up of God's Kingdom, and the Personal Reign of thelMessiah on the fhrune of his Father David in Jerusalem. AH seekers after truth are invited to attend.bible in nand. on 23 2t* CARD?The Waahincton Light lnfaut-y I < Ihjk leave to announce to their friends and the ptmlic, that they will Rive a Grand Ball in Novem ber, and that they *re now making the eeoessary arrangements for that purpoae, and will open the Ball with a Company Drill as dore at their very suc cessful Hall of the 22d February last. oe9-2t? WAStf (States.) rr3=?KEtiISTER'S OFFICE. L? October 17.1W7. ^TO ALL WHOM IT Af AY COAC E A -No tice is here y given that licenses issued to taverns, retsiiera of spirituous and fermented lienors, Winee, cordials, Ac , groceries, dry goods, hardware, medi cines. perfumery, watches and jewelry; lumber, wood, c<*l, and commission merchants; also, to keepers of hackney carriages and oinmNise*. brlmrd tables, ten-pin alleys, ami eonfestionery, and for hawking and peddling, and dealers in old iron, bra* s. opper. Ac., will expire on Monday, the 2d day of Novemlier next, and that said licen?es must be re newed at this ofhoe within ten days after that tinse. oc 19 dtNovl WH. MORGAN, Register. THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY?Devoted to Literature. Art, and Politica. Number 1; price 23 ce.its. Subscriptions received at TAYLOR A MAURY'S oe24-3t Bookstore, near Ninth atreet. J~ADIES, PLEASE rIead! T* Inatead of selling the remnant of my st?ck of FANCY GOODS at auction, I have raored it into my new Store, W Pa. avenue, lietween iHhand 10th strectn, where I intend giving my customers aolthe public generally, a chancs tn get great ha-gamsat HiictioT prices. Call before you buy, and examine for yourselves. Very respectfully. R. C. STEVENS. Dealer in French Millinery and Fancy Goods, oc .'4 MB Pa. ave.. bet. 9th and intn ?ts. Books from London. Jesse's Memorials of London. 2 vols. Jnsae's i.ondon ami its Celebrities. 2 vols. The Obstructives and the Man. 1 vol. Lord Brougham's Colonial Policy. 2 vols. Mills' Colonist Constitution*, 1 vol. Denni's Ciu?*h and Cemeteries of Etnma,2 vola. Mrs. Gray's Historv ot Etnma. 2 vols. Fro: d*'s Historv of Erglsnd, 2 vols. Hertslet's Commereialfuid Slave Trade Treaties# volume 9. Roebuck on the Colonies. 1 vol. Lewis ou the Government of Dependencies, 1 vol. Kiaksv's Historv of Political Literature, 2 vols. Kenriek's Phani'cta. 1 vol Lord Palmeraton's Opinions aad Poliey, 1 vol. Imported by oc24 FRANCK TAYLOR. N OKMAL MLS1C SCHOOL. C. L. IRVING will open a Mnsic School for La dies and Gentlemen, at Temperance Ha'l. on E atreet. between 9th and 10th, on Monday afternoon. Noveml>er 2?l, at 4 o'clock. The obiecr of this School is to make ladies aad gentlemen thorough!* acquainted witb Music from the Elementary principles to Composition and Hat m<aiy. Claxses will be fortned for the afternoon and even- I ing of Moiidaya, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 4 o'clock and 7. The Georgetown Class meets at Miss Harrover'a Seminary on the afternoons of Tuesdays and Thurs day*, at 4 o'clock. Terms?Per quarter. 22 lessons, in class. ; pri vate iiLatructloii ?Vocal, Piano, or Orsin. S?^? Application may be made to Mr.Invtxo *t the Hall at fh? timeal?ove named,at Ellis's Music Store, or though tha Poat Office. oc 24 tf FOLEY'# GOLD PENS?Rank Pen. Engrossing Pen. Medium Pen. and others, a'e just received in variety from the maker of unusual workmanship and finish, and to be sold at extreme low prices. oc?-' FRANCK TAYKtR. 1M1E HISTORY OK FIVE LITTLE P1GS ^liewmg the adventure* cf one little pif who w?nt to market^ofa second pig who?ta?ed at home, ofa third pie who got rhisr beef, ofafourth pig who got none, ao<l ol abfth little pig who en?d " wee, wee, woe.' all the waj borne, beautifully illustrated, price 13 c?ntr, A Hero. Philia'a Rook, by the author of" Olive," "Joan Hnbfax,' Ac., 38oents. Voices from the Cr Crowd, by Charles Mackay, 25 oents. Yoiue* from tKe Mountains by do.: 23 cents. ,So>er'sCu'inary < a<npaign,t>ein( Historical Retr iniMeimce* of the late War. with the Plain Art of CiM'kerv for military and civil institutions, the army, navv, peblio. Ac . by Alexis Soyer. The Vioomte rte Brnpelonne, bj the aathor of " Monte Christo," 2 vols., $1^5. Ju.*t publiahed, and for *ate at TAYLOR A MAURY'S Bookstore, Pa. av., between 9th A loth ata. oo 23 3t THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE?That the sub scrilier hath obtaino<l from the Orphans' Court of Washington oonnty. in the District of Columbia, letter* of a<lininistration on the personal estate of SAM IJ EL W A R DELL, late of Washington coun ty. deceased. All persons having olaims against the said deceased are hereby warned to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, to the subecrtber on or lief ire the 13' h day of October next: they may other wise by law be excluded from all beoeitt of the said estate. Given under my hand this 13th day of October. 1857. B. H. ST1NEMETZ. oo 14-w3w Administrator. A "I STILL LIVE," _ /lND will not be outdune by any la the Painting Line. Having secured the service* of an expe rienced Sign and Ornamental Painter, I am prepared to do SIGNS. BANNERS, TKAN&PAREN C! ES, Ao., ?? the latest aty lea. Also, oontinue to do HOUSE PAINTING, G LAZING, and GRAINING in asuperior manner, at No. 63 Louisiana aveuue, between 6th and 7th se4 eotf M. T. PARKER. Remember tpe young folks at imaa, and aelect their TO\S from the mammoth stock at oc 23 LA MM ON D'S, 7th atreet. AN KING HOUSE "HERS. , lease B or CHUBB BROTHERS. Depositor* depositing Bank Notes will sl< aiark their Checks payatile in currency. Deposites of (iold will he paid ia Gold. Acaoonts will be opeaed with depositors allowing them to deposit Gold and Check for currency, the depositor being credited Wi? h the diflerenee. , -J1" ?-?f CHI1RB HROTHERS. yoiiaEKEEPERS. ATTKNTION! 2a nnd-Mr n&dif f?.p CO( ?KI N G ST? fVES. four sise? For sals only at C. Woodward's Metrn^olitaa t*w?ve aad Grate Pas tnry, Noa. 9 8 and 322 Pennsylvania avenue, bet wcea '? Q. WOODWAKD. xhv.ru??~fnm ?airrwgg.*' i3uaa Pa, ava.< near eoraer l"tk at, My daily p ^ Ir^i. it eirsaiMCMMOT ? SHa*l?5 .Hlsr rss s ssar "?" *l*C. KnlM *'???. "r. P bA.Y' II", MS* o Mh te. IM lata B>.l-<a*rB.MtM Ilia Qatar. M r* Bell* Oi>al?o, MIm CMk ()? bar^ (1irM| Dole*. Mra* B Dorr*!I, Mlea J A 1>?*?I.. Mr* R T Mr* II B Ke*a?. MU* CCS Far4. Mr* R?rr1? Alctoa A TUapwa Ferguaan j ildae, C'um'r Jai Fantta U kliealrai Ua* K (in F I **<*?>?.?. K k.mry F<*H*. Ha* uat. Apod*. Ila* C B l.aklaa, Bt*a A 0'0*y, Mta* Marft Aa?*raua. MIm B Mallaa, Mr* Jaaa B rat a, KM* larM A Set., Bt?* ? L Baailla, BU* 4 IWc*. HIM K ? r*r*. I'.aa KM! Sa.nak, Ila f *1, M r* I ? Baal*. Mm* F M?*i*t,W1*a tirltu r>?n. MM* A L Browa. JnaasHa* t Maautaa, Mr* B Tmwm+krmj. B iarrlH Hailtr. Mr* Mary ram*. Ml**i B Brown, Mr* I P Baa*. MIm Am firrj, MM ? A Soyuioa. MIm ? L Hal aa, Wm B'Im Maigty, Marpr | B?*a*y, MIm L Klb{. MIm jallaaa laat. Mr* Br**J *. EU-a "" " Baly, MM* M I Bra?u. Mr* M A B Bally, Mr* M? r* Bt4**D"k. Ml * AM leaahBrs. MM* B.rr* t. Ml** R U*r>i<*. Mm ? 0? *4f*. Mr* M L<?cMtar. Mr* C OI*rk, MIM Joa'a* Laaa.Mra Jaarpt'* K* **r*. MIm tl Clark. Mr* Jaaa W Mtiaa, MIm M C K*ffarty. Mia* A O-OM*-, Mr* M A Moor*. Mr* B M 1 Bal4y, Mr*M*rl4 Cl+'A, Mr* C B Marray. Mi* t-ieh B?P?r. Ml** Au C Clark.MIm Sarah F Melrla. Mr* Bt'ea Bal bit. MIm M B Ctow*. Mr- A Mai <oa* M*a M M Malth. Mia* l**ry Oele M'a Sarah ? Blltnn. Mia? B L Shi ***at*?, Mm 1 CtiaOab*'*. Mla* I Molsaf. Mkaa EJe* Ultea. MIM E Moor-, MIm M ?atbar4, Mlaa TBI MI<14IM<<*,Mr* C B Tk?w. Mr* B V Murphy, Mim J Taraar. Ml * Matt* Iprt. I'lF I Tar ar.Kr* lam* Miry**. HIM A Thawaa. Mr* O Millar. Mm Hla?? Hwm, Mr* J*Ua McCarthy, Mr* t W Mra M M>?*tf, Mlaa A Walla. Mr* Mary McKaaa.l'i M.ry Waahtaftaa MImAB ? ?cO*rlhy.Mr*MaryW*?ee*, Mr* r A Fe-te. Mra JallaS Naah. Ml*. J I Wltoan. Mae A ? rail, MIm Mailt KercoM, MIm HI Wl ll%a?<M>** Ball* ?atAia, Mra eaaaa Hrvnaa, Mr* P I Tan g, B ra I I. Ulckajr, Ml** Sarah urr. MtWUIIam*. D.Jt MrBalaata, Jaroaa MeClaac ? W Mckx-k.o J B McDowell, J M McCallaa, Jam Mr t? **?!*(, Jaw Mr MM* tt. B Mill*. Wai Bolt. WH fraeh.tt. kalhaa BaaH B B*4a?*. *Mra Uaaar,Oa|)l Jaaa* Oliver, W? W Oliver, Mi WO tr Brian. T> oa rattle*. W W r?a. w e railM'B, Ba* M Piac*y, Mai la* rflu??r. J ,c? b ram wka. Jaa ? r*K*. Obm'i B J Baal.. Wm H Baa<1l*j. Tho* H BrIJua, S i Blr*. i.adfurd HJnke. S P Br> aria, >tia'l L Fiur?atil?k, C r trier, r A Finmrat, A Toraau. Dr B Graham. Wat Mwliar, Baker. Ca| I Row 11b Oat*ta(*r, J?ha "" ? ' Gl-.ter, Tcwaaa4 0<Mn.f* B * Gn* Mlcl.aal 0-?ratl<-y. ra'riek Oaaaaay, M ?r***ry. Jofca Cray, J?tia O'Dil'T, Jawiaa Onadh.lna Ja* War rait, W W Oallar, W Gwyaaa. faray Ha U. W H Braofe*. BUli*r4 Halnnck Oirln Brltt. J C Ctah p, Jaan Bairn, J T ? Brawiajr, 4 t Barkar, Jaa M Brma ii, KMC Berkn t, O U. ooka, D M Byron, D B Brady B BannHt. A lax Bora.M Caray, Bra t tVI* ?'aa, Tbo* fV>oj?r. B M A Co I'aona*. Bam'l Can*. BaMart Cr* c, Knhart ? lark, llofcart B rka|>r*an I.t B T Ctaik. Kn??rt t Ora??h. r*:*r C-Kjway, mar Oiark, MmIi-oI <"*I.IM>Dl?, Jt tYo-ka. I, J B S ('..Can. J oh a ('???(j, 4. ha Oolt, J ?ci>!i Cl*r><?<), Jno H Ca t:*, Jno B I Call'.?u, Jama* W HD Carter. Ilaa H Ch?pn. Lt O Cook, ?i*o F T Cliapah, F A Co?te!lx, K J ' ?lllii*, Dai'iel Cuait*. n W Cam; hell. CharlM J'Uaa May ha?4, W ka*i.t:. W H Ky*n. Ol a B)an ri Ku*la*d, JAI Kat:41ar|, (tao W ^ - ? a ? k J J l>l>*M. B M flark, Arthur Craw ford, Br S W s Jaa*araa', B n>li ?, Fiodrrlrk Ka*ai>ei,Tti (<*ir**t. Tlaoa J Moilvn, <) U D*t1*, Bafn* K ley, J. ha Dncat. Mr Kol n. laaar Dellwlg. L A A Oo Klac, Jna Perhard, L r 2 Hera*worth, W V t fa-ma, k O Ball. W a Hal*, W Hl| hiaa, Wm Harr.DctAB. Tlr'y Mo. " I a, TV.". B Bow, Tho* p H*r<1*y, B*t B B Ma brrt, T t Mar.au LP Uarbutt, Lawranc* Bn.iah. Wbu Manning Jama* Pi ?aa* Tha* Hiorir.Bn J * Ir.rrMl*, lliMll Ha ?allien. Je. klb* 8 lac luo,.*. 5 BojIm, Jaaaoa L f Ftr*Uoa, Wm B Htraan, Jacab Ktaraan. I, It HIikaaaa, Ju-> (thaw i^-uiual Hvcklac. J * uia* SaLtlaia. M N Hatli, ("apt Heuiy > B ark, Lt F M Hare. Ilaairy akrimw, f W H.wkina, t'lw?rd Staphan*. K B Halrl'k, I'arld HarraN. Capt MnattB. Unl A la.lei!. Xela<>i Iarla, Oan r JODM. 1 h?. J Jon.*, Tun* Jama, I W Joae*. J J ? Jotiueen, AUr*l C Daly, Jian Itoiaay, Jolm T?attr i, J Mae t Itoooboa, Johll Drake, Imk I tat la, H O Dariaon. H 1. a Pnmrarr. Cl>M Ilegranga, Clay Doaaalaon. A J Da i, A J Drank, AlfrM E?erett, Joua Bap*J. Wm Avail*, Wm B Kdnv'B'laon, V B K* ? W B K^wiuf, jra Id*., K A Kiel.la, Km Bdcar, Jno Klj, JotrB K tie. E M Brai k, B^Wkrd Pnller. B?r W J Pry*. Or Tho* Fu. h, TivoUiy Fahey, Tbo* Kirkpatrirk, J H K? ler. ban K*o?tlc. Ma* B Lewi*. K C l?vele?., Jr.a H I lairci'felter, J D l.yutii, John Lyoaa. Henry I^iya'l Sen Loa*<loa, U*e UH.U B>o Morrt etl, Thn* ?. C pt C P Ni'ltu, C*aa South, (Ma* IT M-Cia, A P Burma. A 0 Be I lit. Anaania* *?*,' apt A H B Mew* 11. A | Brtith I M Ti He M altar A Ti ompaor, W M TbOMM, Wll'a *a Thu* paoa. Than, a* Taylor, 8 F T ?pkt.?,B*TBU d T i pay. Jfha Tailiy, J a* C Tale*, hoary Tbo* paoa, Mao C Ta?kar, Dae-4 Trlplei, AueM* Tla iwaa, A W Toe-Id, Alias Tllar. Jairea ri4**r. a4 Iph Ca4.ri.IU, Ua.rja Vaofban. Piauk Vie. J?MM Markball, Ma-hart a Valeatlaa. U>M* Morrlc*, P'ler Marpl>y, Patrick Ml < re Lewi* A My*r*. J*o M a Malord, J*l.a Morre. J Mei.eer, J a lie* Miller. Jio A Mldd et- ?. J H Minor. 0*[>t Oao Mafaar. Oao W Murg.a, Ot- M Mat ew?, E4war4 Mall ti BmiI* Moboaey, I an'l Mlu-ae.', CfcM W Parreli, Philip B jr Miller, A B Piaarh, Mr _ Mcltaulal, A B Farrell. Jno P Pra?rh. JaBM Plak* J W Oct a? MrCa'l. m. A T McC lorn, Atcfcy McU.ll, a M JAB. Waht. W H Wtleoa Bar WBk Wab'tortli. B WoU Paiar Wheal* r N K Wolfe, Maarlo* Walker, Jaha W> eka, Jo* Willi*, J W Wal.aii. Oafi H D W bite. Oarlaa.4 B William*. Of A Wtultlak, O P Ward. Gao W tMDali. P W kelaa. D*ti4 WairA. Dari4 W M*aU. DwaaM W*t**, ' -? Wbii*. C W Walaoa. A I*<n* 0. BEBBBT. P P. AAUttiUti^lXb. OQREAT attraction. DD FEl-LOWS' HALL* NAVY VARD. Foe Ose Aftbebuon' awd Two Evebibgi. THK LEARNED CANARY BIRDS. VENTRlLOqUSM. SPIRIT RAPPINGS AND MAU1C. The World Renowned SKJNOlt BLITZ Will give hi* auiuaiuc Performance* at tie above plnoe on MONDAY ANl> TUESDAY EVENINGS, at 7^ o'clock, and <m tuesday IN THE AFTERNOON, oommencinc at S. Admikkir?n 85 ct?. Children l.rt- oc??-3t QUD FELLOWS' HALL. N A G~L K * S American Juyenile Comedians Will appear Every Kvcninc and SATURDAY AFTERNOON. In i variety of DRAMAS. comedies. BURLESQUES* HALl.ET AND OPERATIC PIECES. Tlie Performance! of the?e Child-wonder* have Seen endorsed by ?he entire Pre** of the Country n? ? equalled for thair artistic excellence. Ah a .Monti. Instructive, aim Aiiiuauic EjUiiUIumi it is i-artiou arly adapted for famuies. Admissiog <*n s. No haif price. Front Seats reaerved for Ijadiea. oeil s SECOND GRAND ASSEMBLY OF THE National Olee Club. The menlters of the National G ee Club moat respectfui'y announce to their lrieod< and lite ptiMic in ceneral. that th??y will /ire their ajf Sbco*m <*RA*n A*?imm.v oa MONDAY OcioImt 3blh. at Harmony Hail, oil D " ?1 'r between !2ih and 13th, to which incy are inosi ro speotfu.ly invited. Wacner'a Fine Cotillon B?r?d ha* enr?*??<1. ocl!i-?? COM. OF ARRANGEMENTS 4 CADEMY OF MUSIC. Corner IItt it. nnd Pa. mt. TnREF. sotrvTfs musicalks. wednesday. THURSDAY, & SATURDAY. October 21t>:,2kl, and iMth. signora PARAVALLI. Prima Don ti a, fmm the C)neer's Coooert Rooms. London, sad recently fmm <? rand Opera, Mexico, MR. F. nicholls CROUCH* The Composer. Reserved Seats If!. Tickets sn cent*?to be had of Mr. Crouch, at the Aendemy of Music,the M u?ks Stores, and the H<<?li. m IS LOST AND FOUND. IOST.?This nor inc.nenr the t'eatrc Markut* a in 7th *trert. a PORTE MdNNAlE, e.?B*ain iai in Bank t>itls. sod and nherirowi, The loac oflera a rew nrd of T?>u l)ollera to the Ber??M who found it, ua its lieinit restored, intju.re at ike StM KMC*. oc24-3t* ?Ma^psaSM?MMaaaaMBMaM*?* * ??MB ' ? " REW AR I).?Strayed or Stolna?Oa iaet Sat %??) urday mcht. fnmi near the oorner ??( r\ Virfima avenue and 4>* street, two black HORSES. One nliout 14 hand* hub. It rT^^-* 13 year* old. with wlnte hind feet, aud the o'her about 12 hands hikh, with verj full etes, and a white sp<>t on hi* hack. The above reward wi>l lie paid for tneir return to me at Iks oorner of Virginia avenue aa 1 *H street*. Is'.and. oo.M 3?? JOHN DALTON. Sr REWAK U.?Strayed or sitticn from the r?om ?* inous.lbetwceD i6th and 17th streets, rjy ntwr L. on Tne?d*?, the 1*th, a dark BAY J_? HOR^E. supposed to be IS aenrk old. akowt^CZX >S liand* liixh. I will riva ike above reward for the ra cover) <?T the liorsa, or f>r au> information tkat lead* to his reoovery. IOS. EDWARDS, oc 22-St* Corner of ?*!h and L *treM* C^OLD WATCH LOf*T.?Lost on Third afreet. 1 or Pena. avenue, between ie?h *treet and fhe Capitol, a IjuIi'* huntinn-cese t?OLl) *VATCIi and CHAIN. The hnder will be auiUtbly renarded upon return of the article* totkis omce. mi1 U BOABDINO* BOARD.?A oomfortaMe ROOM, with BOARD, oan be obtained at 4<113Ui street, between <* and |M. *r-3t' PERSONS wishing BOARD are reeueited to Crtll at No. aai Pa. aveiina. iMtween 4fc and 6ik streets, *outh *tde, (formerly **ccupied by Mr. Bastianelh.) where they eap be aoonnnnodated wirk Furnished Rooms witk or withont Board. A(*o, Table Boarder* eaa be MocoauB* dated. oc2l -4t* pq? MOVNT_Vk.INON. The Strsmboat THOMAS COI.LYER, kevinf been tfettmushly repaired, will make Jtmma t*. regular trips to Mount Vernon, leap ,?c her wharf, m tins eir*. . very^ TUESDAY fad friday MORMNG.atto'elk. During tksiMtervenins lime eke will run regular -r.'y^'-'r'S^a t?m.cea. LM>H MALE -A HOHSK taMe seennd nnndltfU | f ROCK-AWaY. Will be sotd ob-ai-.JAB. \ for om, togetker or *#a.-vr?te1y. HorarkQMl IM* wot, **n I* IAII.FU. ocaest^t* J, I lib street.