Newspaper of Evening Star, November 5, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated November 5, 1857 Page 1
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I VOL. X. WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1857. NO. 1,497. THE EVENING STAR ^ II 71" < i PUBLISHED EVERY ATTBENOOJf, (SUNDAY EXCEPTED,) AT Till STAli BDlLMNet, Co^ntr of Pa. mmm mnd Elwntk strut, , By W. D. WALLACH. Papers served in peekares by camera at $4 a jw, or 37 cents par month. To mail su^eeribsr* the sub aonption prioe is $ZJ6r> a year. m advmet; $2 for aiX month*; 51 for three moath*; and for ess than three month* at th# rate of L2 oenta a week, battle wpiea, on* cent; in wrappers, two cent*. Am kbthminti (of *?ht lines to the square) inserted three time* for f I; every other day or aemi wo?k<y.? per cent, advance; once a week, SO per cent, advance. THfc LATF AFFKAY AT ? HAMBKRV BIKU. Pm. Ai we hare published newspaper account? of this affiir. which we now hare reason to believe did injustice to one of the parties engaged in it, we herewith republish a late letter to the Phil adelphia Press on the subjcct, from that gen tleman?a member elect to the U. S. House of Representatives from California. It will be found of interest to the reader: PniLADBLPBT.4. Oet. .Id. lAi7. | Col John }V Forney:?Sir; Immediately after the difficulty at Chambersburg. I returned to our fann. and hare not. until this morning, received the newspaper versions of the affair It appears that nearly all the information upon the subject is derived from one of the parties implicated, and therefore to be falcon with much allowance. In regard to those state ments gathered from parties who could hare seen but little of the affray, or most of whom whom received it in an exaggerated form. I proj>ose. as far as my recollection will serve me a st itement of the whole affa r. My younger brother and myself first were aware of the pres ence of Craig at Chambersburg about I o'clock in the day Mr father, apprehensive of our return to town, imposed upon us the most pos itive injunction that we should not do so until after the departure of the cars, at 10 minntes after 2. Owing to the fact that our mother was coming down with some relatives at 4 o'clock, we gave him the required promise I then *tat? d to my father, that from the statements of Craig made to many parties, (that he expected to fight whenever we met,) I believed that he had come himself, instead of seuding his son, in order to irritate and provoke me, and while i would comply with my promise, yet if Craig stayed an hour after the departure of the cars, he did so at his own peril; that I would not and could not suffer the degradation of his presence around a homo that he had made desolate. When we supposed the cars had started, my brother and myself, promising to await the ar rival of my mother and her friends, started to town Wben within a short distance of the de pot. Robert remarked the cars had not started. No words passed between us; no plan of fight; no concert of any kind We walked up, pass ing the first car. ana thence to the seoond; my brother remarked "there be is." I looked in the window, discovered Craig on the opposite side, and ibout four or five feet from me. I should have ?hnt him there, but it has always been my determination to open the fight faco to face, should we come in collision. I told Robert to remain quiet, and walked back some ten or fifteen paces, to the front of the car. I entered the front door, advanced. I think, about three or four pacts, when the pound of a shot. I believe, from Robert, brought my pistol np. I do not now know who fired first. Craig or myself, but my impression is, that it was almost simu'.t-neons. I was stand ing during the Lrst three of my uwn shots, ereit in the centre <>i the cars, exposed to a fire so rapid, that I could not take aim, lest, in time of aocking and aiming, he should-take u deliberate shot, as he was armed with self c ckin? revolvers, able to fire several shots to my cno 1>uring this time he was almost entirely protected by the seats shooting in a stooping I ?s:ur< From where I stood, to the back end ot tw tar, there was but one person beside Craig and myself I may have passed others in entering the car ; if so. and I understand that it is tbe case, excitement and irritation, not wutWoaui. mad* me forget that I km perilling other lives. After the above, Craig and myself both retreated towards the doors he to uw back one, I to the front; ^tbis is tbe pursuit mentioned.) I believe we exchanged t-hoU at the >loor I am not certain, but it wa? said my last shot was fired oauide tbe car. I stood upon the platform of the car. supjosing I bad expended my last shot, and the only use I could make o: ray pistol. aM th<5 use I did make was to intimidate. When Crai<. after Having tbe back end of the car. jumped upon the platform. he and Robert exchanged shots? thr*? or four?each of them partiallv protected by the columns of the porch. Craig fired two shou along the car while I was watching his proceeding, but which did no damage, as I t<tok my head out of the way. He tbea jumped on his end of the car aiid down on tne ? ther aide, which was tbe last I saw of him. Thinking he bad run around the depot, we went a round so as to meet him and prevent him getting at us unaware!. It wa there I saw Mr. James Riley, who-e name is used to substantiate the repTrfs in the Harris burg papers, rand who does not endorse their fatements t I mistook him, from site r?nd dress and j?>inted my pistol at him, but in a second discovered my error My brother and myself walked up town to reload, not thinking Craig was hurt, or that be would be able to get ?;ff on the cars. We beard at the gunsinitn's that Craig was wounded, and we were not ar rested, but voluntarily gave ourselves up. The above, in ail essentials, is a correct state ment. I now propose to review the statements of the H-irrisburg papers, and the vernion they doubtless believed to be true First, the Her ald. froui which I extract the following: ?* When tbey arrived there, they both walked rue platform of the depot, alongside which the cars stand, until they espied the ob ject of their search, when Joseph immediately jam pel up to the door of the car. and Robert ran to the opposite end. and each fired in at Craig. The car was full of passengers, and it may well be supposed that the disturbance im mediately ereated the wildest alarm amongst them. S>me threw themselres down on the floor. otners d?Jged behind tbe eeats. others jumped out of the windows, and ageneral scene of excitement occurred The firing was con tinued by the brothers in this way for several rounds, but both seemed to be under so much excitement that they were unable to take di rect aim. and Craig remained unwoundel. As soon as be could do ao. he extracted a rerolver Irom the place where it was confined, and fired it several times. ea?h time taking aim at Jo seph He has since said that he ?fid not desire to injur* Robert, whom he might have shot with the greatest ease There were some twelre or thirteen shots fired in nil in the car. Guiding that he could do nothing in the car, I'raig made for closer action with Joseph, when th* latter starivd to run. aud was followed by ' ra?g. with the other brother in the rear. During this rare Crai? fired sereral shots at Joseph, one taking effect in the arm. and in juring him slightly. Robert also fired several shots at Craig one of which entered his back I'uriag the melee Craij was also pierced in tfce graia by a ball, but we cannot say with occu racy fr^ni whose pistol The parties were sep arated after having chased one another around tbe depot building fur lunu time, and endan gering the lives of a great many persons who were in tbe vicinity. All the parties were arm ed with two pistols apiece." Mr Craig had his weapons in his hand before a shot wa? fired ; drawing thein the moment I moved from tbe place I first saw him. some seconds be lore I reached the spot where we commenced firing It was this fact which in duced Rcbert McKibbiu to shoot, believing that he would kill me as I entered tbe ?*nrs, or before I eon'd approach him. As for his ma king fbr closer action, and pursuing me. it is ? simply a fabrication , L., ho left the back end of the eara, aud ticver at any time hred a shot at ut. x?epl iu the cars and on :be pluttorai of tbe oar, where I stood, until the cloae of the shooting and after I ceaaed firing. As to bis following me when he shot me in the arm, it is equally untrue ; be only graxed ray aim. cuttingtbe ooat. *rd that inside tbe tars K >ber' MrKibbin was not in the ear at any time and never ia the rear of Mr. Craig. The v>*?rtioa of the Herald, that Mr. Craig did not at'erap* to shoot Robert, is m?t by th* fact tb*t all parties war* armed with two pis tols W hether this is done to aatablish lb* peaceable character of Mr. Craig and justify him in a community with a revolver in each pocket, beside s*i<i-artua, I am at a loas to saj I bad but one pistol, fired five ahota, one barrel not being discharged, find 1 un aware of (he fact until the affair was over. My brother had a small five-sboother?no other arms. If the number of shot*, stated by the Herald to have been thirteen?Mr. Craig must have fired eight or nine. To close with the Heraid. its information is almost entirely incurroct. and much of it shoer invention in those who gave it to them. The Harrisburg Telegraph say? that Mr. Craig was returning to his wile. The whole community are aware that they have been separated for three years, she voluntarily leaving him ; and while her christian duty and her marriage vow would take her to him in sicknass or death, in all things else the pride and honor of woman has repelled the Leper. As to the statement of shooting me in the arm and leg. pursuing me to tha door, it is a piece of embellishment without the shadow of truth. The statements copied into one of the city papers, both in regard to the parties and fact*, are equally exaggerated. It says fifteen shots were nred by the McKibbins. and five by Craig. The facts have been stated. The closing paragraph is purely malicious in the informant, that the firing was principally at Robert, for whom Jeremiah is substituted, a* Mr. Craig's own statement gives it the lie, for he says he did not desire to shoot Robert. My own opinion of the number of shots, and immediately after the affair, can be heard from Col. McClure, of Chambersburg. as I stated to him that my impression was. that Craig had three pistols. I am probably mistaken. Iam only positive that be had two, and bis firing a much greater number of shots than myself, s >me of them after I had ceased firing. Iu conclusion, I desire to say, that I make this publication simply from misstatements that prejudice otheri than myse|f I feel no necessity for justification. Had I killed htm under any circumstances, or in any way, it would be no atonement for the past. I do not think myself justifiable in risking my life as I did in order to take his. If every son of my father bad combined to destroy him, there is not an honest heart that would not say the provocation was more than sufficient. My self respect?that is more to me than any public opinion?fully, entirely acquits me in all that I have done ; and for ray brother Robert, who. in all probability. saved my life, I kn?w be has the approval of his conscience?the respect of all who chensh the sanctity of their home. Jos. C. McKibbi*. Escav* op a Yorvo Gim, rnoM Rnx?A pretty young Irish girl, named Kilen Connery, about sixteen years old, has for some time past been living at Saratoga, Xcw York, as a <]<? me^tic in a family there, but has recently been thrown out of employment. Thrown entirely upon her own resources, Ellen went to Troy to fee if that larger town would not be a more eligible field for her to obtain employment in, than a fashionable watering place after the close of the " season. ' Knowing not a singlesoul in T roy. she thought of but one way to find work? by applying at an '? Intelligence Office."' Ac cordingly. she went to one in Congress street, and took her place among the other applicants for situations. She had not been there long be fore she seemed to attract the attention of an old lady, who was on the lookout for a girl. Old lady was pursy and short-winded : old ladv wore several pounds of chains, lockets, rings, brace let". and other cheap jewelry ; old lady had a '?jolly red nose.7' and a good many red ribbons, and red stripes in her heavy silks dress, and alto gether?what with hergew-gaws and her whim whims. and her jigamyrees, and her thingum bobs?was a very gay-looking old lady indeed Plie. the old la4y-*-wbose cognomen was ''Mr* Smith "?engaged Ellen, after having looked at ber for some time in a sort of professional man ner; and tf?ok her home at once in a carriage, to a large'hou.-e with a fancy door in Seventh street. Ilere she was allotted an extroardina rv nice chamber for a servant, and began to think that Fortune was not only smiling upon her, but even indulging in very broad grins. She was soon to be undeceived, however, for Mrs Smith.'" the gay-looking old lady, short ly made her appearance with a gentleman who wa-i very nicely dressed, and who was left by Mrs. 8., with Ellen in her chamber, with par ticular instructions from the old lady for Ellen to "treat him well and be obliging." Then f->r the flr?t time did Ellen understand that she had been iuveigled into a den of ill-fame. The " gentleman'attempted by words of persuasion, temptation, and force. to commit a foul outra^o upon her person, but failed. She escaped, and sought refuge at the nearest staMon-hou*e. Mr*. Smith was arrested upon her complaint, and lodged in jail, but owing to a flaw in the commitment, was soon liberated again, to en tice more yonng and innocent girls to her den. Some benevolent persons took charge of Ellen, and she has. doubtless, ere this, found an asylum in some respectable household. ? Not lone since a worthy pastor of one of onr city chnrches who combines divinity and hurn'tr in a woof of wit as bright and rich as a '? cloth of gold," was called upon on* evening by a nn meless gentleman and informed that his services would be required at an early hour in th? morning for a peculiar aud delightful duty, and took his leave. Bright and early the reverend gentleman was ready and waiting, when a carriage was driven up by a " sorrel" boy with 4* freckled"' horses, who rang the bell, which was answered by the dominie in propria personae. The following dialogue ensued : j>oy?" Is a pusson 'ere a?goes to the cars?'" '? No. sir; I am going to a wedding!" " The boy's face fell as he said. " get in, sir ?'But," remarked the clergyman, ?do you know where to go?" " No. sir !*' "Nor do I. Who sent you?" " Mr. , sir." '? Well, go and find Mr. , and inquire where I ain required." Off went the t>oy with his carriage, and in a short time returned and the conversation was renewed. " Have you found out the place?" asked the Minister. 11 No. sir; but I've found out what street he went on: you'd bitter get in, sir, I guess I kin And it." And in he got. After drivingsomc distance, the carriage was stopped, the driver got down, opened the door, and with the wo?t sober coun tenance, said : " There's a feller a courtin' a gal here, you might try the place." And the dominie did try it. and found the precise place v?here his services were needed by two anxious and palpitating hearts, which be quickly bound together in the indissoluble bonds of matrimony. After the services were onnclnded. the story was told, and a happier, jollier laugh has seldom been hoard. " There's a feller aoourtin* a gal here, you might try it!" I.iDiAt Naves??? Poor," or " pore,'" which is found to make the termination of so many Indian citics and settlements, signifies town Tbu9. Nagpore m?bi the town of Serpents?a definition, by the way, mifficiently appropriate when wc reflect on the treacherous character of the Sepoys by whom it w:u< m> recently garri soned ?* A bid and " patam" also signify town ; Hyderabad being Hyder's town, and Seringapatara?from Seringa, a name of the <>1 Visbnoo?being the town of Seringa. Alla abad, from *4 Allah,'* (iod, and " ahad," abode. means the abode of (Jod?that city being t! e c ipital of Agra, the ehief school of the Brahmins, and mnch resorted to by pilgrims Puniaub is the country of the Five Rivers, and I>oat? is applied to a part of a country between two rivers .A fr 7" A handsome and durable building materi al?a ttlcial granite?Is now made of a composi tion t*( MHH<t Mml lime. Thorough chemical teats h ivf ii'ovph its indestructibility, It ia moulded in blorka of five times nie site of common b'lek* an.t In convenient shape for building. Kach bio-k ha* a mortice Itmngh it, SO as to pass a correal of air through the centre of the entire wall of the building, and thus prevent froat from terlng For Rent and 8ale. T^O RENT.?That new three atory Briok Home with l>nck building, with bath room, gas, and all the modern convenmncM. situated on K street, be tween Hw:k1 and Third street*, inquire of J. W. A R NOLI). C street, between third and Four and a half. ^ oo 14-tf FOR RENT.-My House on F street, between 12th and 13th. se? t< W. F. PH1LMPS. f^OR RKNT.-A fhree-sto^y Frame House and Furniture, No. 510, north side Massachusetts avenue, between 4th and Ath street*, containing twetve r. cms with passage, side alley and Iwck al. ley. and a large (lower garden. The house is neatly furnished asd in the neighborhood ot the Northern Liberties Market and convenient to several church es For particulars apply at the premises before 8 o'clock a ni. or after 3 o'clock p. m. oo 23-tf FOR RENT?AI andsomelr Furnished HOl'SE, (No. 44?i. northeast corner of H and loth streets) containing thirteen rooms, with gss fixtures, bathing room. &o For particulars apply on the premises,or address Box 513. City Post Office. se 22 tf F^OR RKNT.?One large PARLOR, with Bed rooms attached, suitable for a family or gentle man and lady, with or without Board. Also, several other Room", suitable for single gentlemen. Apply at D'l VERNOIS'S Hotel, Pa.avenue,between 17th andlft'hsts. oc22 ARNY'S conkectionery FOR SALE*. This weli known and popular establishment is aow offered for Sale, thus preseuting a rare opportu nity for a good Confectioner to enter into a safe and profitable business. Possession can be had 1st No rember. The three-story Brick Ilnnse, now occu pied as above, is offered at private sale, or will be rented or leased as may be desired. For particulars inquire on the premises. No. B4 Bridge street. Georgetown, D. C., or to \VM. BR I DOES, 313 West Baltimore street, Baltimore. au77-tf __________________________ POR RENT-Prof. H. VV. MI NDER having I fitted up his Hall in an elegant manner, which renders it ene of the prettiest rooms in this city, will !>e rented upon moderate terms for Soirees, Suppers, Dinners, or Promenado Concerts Apply at the Hall on Tuesday. Wednesday, and Thursday even ings from 7,H until 9^ o'clock. His Hchoot is now open for the reoepflon of pupils on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon aud evening. oci2-tf Stoves, &c. \I C . WOODWARD'S Metropolitan stove and grate FACTORY. The Greatest Coolting Stoves in the United States. I have just received from Philadelphia a few of the new Rising Star, or double Oven Cooking Stove; a decided improvement on the old Morning Star; patented IH57. I had them got up in Philadel phia this last summer, exclusively for this market. They nre verv heavy and strone, and oast of the very best Pennsylvania Malleable Iron. All the Cooking 1'tensils are mniU extra heavy. F. H. Church, Esq., manufacturer. I have also, Thk Liberty Star, made by Messrs. AJilKitt A Laurence of the same place. The Lioht Strket Doible Oven Coo*, made by Messrs. Haivan Bartlett it, Co.. Baltimore,together with the very l>est Air Tight Flat-Top Cooking Stoves that can be found in this ora?iy other market, some of which are the celebrated Sinris*. Improved Globe, Fi.ora Cook, Nobi e Cook, ami the Blir Ridge Air Tight Cook. If any man nan produce a better Cooking Stove, to excel the above Stoves, for roas?mg, baking, A c., I will give him fWnn each one. Please cail and examine them, it will cost you nothing, and vuu will see all kinds and torts of Stoves, Ac. For sale at C. WOODWARD'S, Metropolitan Stove and Grate Factory, No-&18 and322 Pa. ave., bet. Ifltt. and llth sts. Balcony in Front full of Stoves. N. I!. As to the Sk\ Shell plat top Cooking Stove. I have examined it thoroughly, and think it ha? a very appropriate name?Shri.L. Yes. shells will burn out in a lew fires. It is a good name for th*m -good for the makers. A nd e? to the old Morn ing Star. I sold them last fall, but will not sell them again. They are as thio as pasteltoard. 1 oan prove that the maker's agent urged me, for almost a last summer in my counting room to sell them Fnis Fall; saying that if I would take twenty-five of them lie would give me theexcln*iveagency ofthem for five years. I told him I would not have them at any price, they are so thinly made. The? are hand billed over town by one thot said last fall that they were not worth haviug. All the almve 1 can prove. ae 17 tf |V R O S T KING. C. WOODWARD'S METROPOLITAN STOVE AND I.KATE FACTORY, iVo. 318 Pa.avenu', between 10f A and se fl e?>3m llth streets. PROGRESS IN THE FINE ARTS. Painting and Photography Combined. P II OTOO RAP iTTr PORTRAITS. l;i Oil Colors, on Cnnvas, Miniature or Size or Lirx. S. WALKER'S PORTRAIT AND PICTURE OALLKRY, Odeun Hall, oorner 4>% st. and Pennsylvania avenue, S. WALKER has fitted up the above spacions apartments it a very great outlay of capital, thereby rendering his establishment one of the most com plete and handsome in the whole eouctry. He has a large Gallery for free exhibition of upward of 2H0 fine Oil Paintings, by some of the best ancient and modern masters, to which he intends to add fresh importations. S.Walker has also fitted np a oom pietesuitof rooms, with private robing apartments for ladies, and purchased the fiuest possible instru ments, and engaged a first class operative artist to assist him in the department for taking all kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC, AMBROTYPE AND DA GUERREOTYPE PORTRAITS, from the smallest miniature to size of life. S. Walker, by combining the Photographic Pro cess with the art of Painting. of whiou he lias h?d 25 years' experienoe, and wnose specimens of life size portraits may be seen in some of the first fami lies of the oity. as well as those exhibited in his Gallery, tie will be ahle, by the combination of the two, to produce portraits that have never heeii ex celled for their fidelity and life like expression. Can vas and boards prepared by himself expressly for the purpose. . Particular attention paid to the painting of Por traits. Miniature or life-size, from sma'l pictures of deceased friends. Photographs taken from oorpses, or sick persons taken at their own residences, on immediate notjee. Committees and classes taken in any number in groups, and anr quantity of oopies from the same sold at reasonable charges. Likenesses painted oa Copper for Tomb Stones. Valuable Oil Paintings, aud Old Family Portraits, carefully beck lined and restored to their original freshness. Ladies and gentlemen are respectfully solicited to call at the Gallery, over Shillington's book store? entranoeOi street, two doors from Pennsylvania wsnis. Ivlt-Hps PROPOSALS FOR STATIONERY. Wtar Department, t Washington. October 2ist, I8S7.< Proposals will be received at this Department uatil 12 o'clock on Thorsdav, the 12th day of Novem ber next, for supplying the Statiouery described in the schedules l?e|ow. The Stationery must be of the best quality. Samples must accompany bids. The successful bidder will lie required to give bond, with approved sureties, for the fiitliful fulfil ment of his oontract. and the Department Will re serve the right to order the articles at such timea aad in sueh quantities as it mav deein proper, and to increase or dimmish the quantities tielow stated. PAPERS made or LINEN stock. 2 reams folio post, ruled, mschino made, weigh ing 17 pounds, per ream. 3* reams single cap, ruled, maclune-made, weigh ing iSpouuds, per ream. 14* reams quarto post, ruled, machine-trade, weirbing pounds, per ream. 20 reams no:e paper, per renin. 6 " oopy ing paper, per ream. 5 " blotting psper, per ream. 10 " envelope paper, buff or yellow, royal.per ream. 2hdozen cards Perry's pens, per dozen cards lno " cards other metallic pens, per dozenoards J,'** (lUills, No.Hfl, per !,<?*'. fin dozen Coatee's or Faber's lead penotls, per dozen. 2 dozen ivory folders, slain, per dozen. 2 '* erasers, ivory handles, do. I " ivory wafer stamps, do. I ** eoo?*n sand boxes, do. 8 " 4 Maded knives, Rodgers A Sons', per dozen. 3 dozen inkstands, two-inch out glass, per dozen in dozen Cooper k. Pbiiips's. Prinoe's, or other blaok inok. in quarts, per dozen. 15 dozen French carmine ink, in ounce vials, per dozen. 1 dozen copying ink, per dozen. 2"<' wafers, large, for Department seal, per 1,000. 2n pounds wafers, oommon sizo, per pound. t?? " sealing wax, scarlet, do. 10 " India rubber, prepared, in pieces, per pound. lOoances pounce, per oonoe. 2 pecks black sand, per peck. to dozen taste, assorted, per dosen. Mi ?? red tape, assorted sizes, per dozen. 2ft.?*) envelopes, (70 weighing one pound) per |,'??. _ oc 22 l s w 4 w (EVENING CLASSES are now forming at the Hi Central Academy, corner or E and 10th streets. The exeroises will ooinmenoe Wednesday evening, Ootofier 14th. A oomple'e system of Figures is taught in a new, ooiicise. acd simple method. oe?-lm 8. MERCHANT. Principal. TO THE T It A DJ5 . Just received, London Brown Stout and Scotefi ALE. of var out brands,at fi.7i per dezen by the aasks of a and 1" dosen. JONAS P. LEVY, h and B i Corner of 12th and B streets stouth, oc 13-1 m Groeery and Wine Store, Georgetown Advertisement#. A LARGE ASSORTMENT! OF FALL GOODS, ^ At vtry Love Prices to Cash Customers. JOHN hTsMOOT, No. 119 South Sidb or Bkiugk Street, Georgetown, D. C., haa received and now offering at very low prices to oash and prompt customer*, a large assortment of FALL AND WINTER GOODS, rturchased in Philadelphia and New York at the arge recent Auction Sales, nnd from the importers, at very low prices, which will enable him to otter to purchasers, many desirable Goods considerably below their value. In the assortment will be fouud? Rich Silk Holies and Bayadere Silks Best make of Black Silks Bayadere Valentia* aad Valentia Robes Kich Fruited, all wool. Delaines and Robes Satin Fanconies. plain colors, all wool, a very supe rior goods, double width, at "?5o. Leepin'sand other makes French Merinos, of all the most desirable colors, including W bite and Black Plain Delaifla, black, white and oolorcd. 8-4 black Kreuoh Merinos,for Shawls Rich Union Plail Merinos,at 3IJ? cts. Do. all Wool do. .vi cts. Printed M< usiin Delaines, good styles, at and 25 cents 3*0 pieces, best styles. English Prints at I2K cts. Rich style Bonnet and Sasi Ribbons Plain oelors do., very chcap Velvet Ribbons and Fringe Trimmings Stella, Broclia Shawls, in great variety Super double Brocha do. Chenille and rashmere Soarfs Bijou's Kid Gloves, all colors and Nos. Sack Kianaels, all oolors White American, Weloh.and Saxony do, B nek Bombazines and 6 4 De'ainea f'olors aid black Coburg Merinos Black Crape Veils and English Crapes Uost black and brown and wmt?> Fngiish Prints Long and square Black Thibet and Bay State Shawls

Ladies and Children's plaid woolen Shawls, in all styles and prices Hosiery of every description I lilies Saxony and Merino Vests With a full supply of housekeeping and domestic Goods, of t he (test makers, oc9 JOHN H. SMOOT. NOTICE.? Having been informed that cer tain persons are in the habit of collecting and gathering together the Bottles which containor have contained oar beverages, and pnttins therein an arti ole made by others than ourselves, ami then dispos ing of such article on the faitJi and credit ofour name stamped on said Bottles, ail persons are hereby notified that such Bottles are our own property, and not subject to sale, and that they are delivered toour customers only to Be returned, and that it. m onr firm 1.itention to prosecute to the utmost extent of the law. any infringmeut of our rights on the premises. ARNV A SIIINN, Union Bottling Depot. 37 Green street, se 11 Georgetown. I). C. DU FONT'S GUNPOWDER. 1 tin all times supplied withall the various kinds of DU FONT'S GUNPOWDER, and am prepared to supply the same in any quantity to parties wanting, on the most favorablo terms. W. ALBERT KING, Agent for the Distriot of Columbia. No. 3* High street, may 12-tf (Intel.AStates (ienrcetown. D. C. Dentistry, &c. DR. VI I,LAR 1), DENTIST, LATE OF CHI CA60, would respect fully inform the ci: - ( lzens of the Distriot and vicinity, that hav , ing located himself in Washington, lie is now prepaiAd to perform al\ operations in his profes sion, in the most approved style. Office, No. 25<?, Fenn. a\ ?*nue. adjoining Gautier'a jan 20 iv I^UEIMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. M. LOOM1S, M. D.. the inventor ai.d patentee of "Looffli'1 Mi*'rnl Plate Tee.tHhaving, successfully introduced his improvement in* various cities, lias now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. This improvement for Sets ofTeeth consists ohtef ly in making a set of hut one piece of material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is used 111 their construation, and they are therefore free from galvanic aotion and nietaiic taste. There are 110 joints to beoome tilled with moi tore or particles ol fluid, hence they are pur* ami titan. They are lighter, stronger, less ciumsy. far more durable, and 2atural in their app?aranoe. I will give a reward o ? ne Thousand Dollars to any one who will produce a similar work -f art to equal mine in purity, beauty, durability, artistic excellence or any other requisite quality. All work responsibly warranted. 27t> Fenna. avenue, between iith and 12th street*, ap 13-1 * DENTISTRY. DR. STEPHEN DAILY, Osrics No. 198 Pkmuhtlvan.a Avk*c>, Tkrtt doors from l<tfc Street. Da. BAILV be^s leave to inform the public thfttht oa>i be seen atall hours,at hisoffice,localedn? above. He feelB assured that an experience of fifteen years' practice, with the large number of patieuts.ftna great variety of difficult cases that he has treated success fully, will enable him to surmount any difficulty, scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth. Hit own exporience confirming tbe opinion of many met eminent 111 theprofession, and especially Drs. Harris and J. and E. Ffirmly, had led him, long since, to dis card all mercurial preparations for tilling Teeth.also ali Enamels. Gutta Percha, India Rubber, and Ce ments for the oonstnietion of Continuous Cum Teeth, and that Poroelian, mounted on Gold Plate, ta the only reliable subatanoe that can tie worn in the mouth, ea was most conclusively shown by the !aa< American Dental Convention. Although he flatters himself from b>s long resi dence and practice in Washington, he is favorably known to his numerous friends and patrons, he t?ft leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From the Ift'e Rector of the Churoh of Epiphany of thia city. Dr. BT*rn** Baily: Dear Sir?I desire to ex prest my esteem (or you personally, and my confidence in sou aa a superior dentist. The operations exeouted tor eie have been highly satisfactory. 1 hope that you mayTeoeive the patronage from my friends and the publio that your Ikill ao well deserves. Yours very truly, Washington, Aug. 26, l&Sfi. J. W. F K KNCH. From one of the oldest firms in Baltimore, Messrs Bogrs, Cotman & Co. Having employed Dr. Stephen Baily, Surgeon Den tist, of Washington otty, to execute for me an im portant and difficult piece of work, which he did to my entire aatisfaction, and in view of the fact that one of tho most diatinguished members of the Dental Cortege of Baltimore, failed, after repeated trials, to perform the same work aatisfactorily, it givea tue great pleasure to express my entire oonfidence ani' huh estimation of his professional skill. Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1857. HARM ANN BOG6S. Extract from ft note received from the late Hon. Jobs M. Clayton. U. S. Sxnatk. Ang. 19,1356. The teeth yon made for me work admirably ; noth ing oould be better. Very gratefully, ^ JOHN M. CLAYTON. To those that aeek relief from the majadiea of the teeth, I can cheerfully recoaimcnd Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist: he made a set of porcelian teeth for one of my family, and plugged several teeth for in v self, and the work has all stood well for more thai ten years. ROBERT T. N! XON, of the Vft. Conf. of the M. K. Church South. April 19. 1856. -? We, the undersigned, having had occasion to avfti: ourselves of the professimiftl skill of Dr. S. Baily, Sturgeon Dentist of this oity, or having l>eeii cognis ant of his operations on our families or friends, take pleasure 111 expressing our ndiniration of his artistic skill, as well as of the uniformly satisfactory mannei in winch he performs the moat delicate and difficult operations in Dental Surgery,and we respectfuli v re onmmond him to the oonfidence ami patronage of the public, of which we oonaider him eminently worthy. Thomas IT. Walt**, Arohitect U.S. Capitol. Thomas Miller, M. D.,of Washington, D. C. B. S. Uohkkr, M. D. of Georgetown, D. C. . S. Lihcolr, M. D., of Washington, D. C. 40*. H. BjjaDLSy, of Washington, D. C. Irorgk W altos, Ex-Governor of Florida. Wai.TSR Lekox, Ex-Mayor of Waalungtoa, Hknry Baldwin, U. S. Patent Offioe, O. C. Wibht, Prinoipal Rittenhous"* A oademy. JW>? tf C^AR D.?Those of our customers who sre indelit J ed t^ ns for accounts rendered 1st July and sine-, and for notes past due, will creatly oblige ua if they will call at once and pay. It is well known to every one in the community, that these are " trjing tunes" with the merchants, and is it not the duty of every one during a financial crisis like the praaent to pay promptly their jost debts, and perhaps save the credit of the met chants who have always heretofore shown a willingness to wait the conveuic nee of their customers. We confident y hope that they will not Put 11s to further inconvenience,but will, without delay, pay us what 48 due. CLAGETT, NEWTON, MAY. A CO. o? 23 lot corner of Penn. ave. and 9th st reef. rpEN PER CENT. INVESTMENT. Corporh.'ion Bonds of tbe City of Daver.aort, Iowa, paving 10 per cent, interest by Coupon in New York. Bonds of ttWO each. The growing city of Davenport haa now about 20,000 inhabitants, ai.d is rapidly increasing in wealth and population, lta municipal debt 1a only ?ISB,onu, and its railroad debt only 9125,000 and cannot now lie increaaed. The atatiatioaof the oity were published in the Intelli gencer of the 3*b September. We recommend these bonds, believing them to be as aafe aa any State or oity I Kinds. 006 CHUBB BROTHERS, ,|NTATURK THEOLOGY, in little vnlaiM L for the pocket, gilt edged. The Sermon on the Monnt. Parables of the Sftvtonr. Christ's last Discourse to hia Diaoiplea. The Song of Moaea. fhe Omnipotence of God. eter'a Sermon on the day of Penteoost. 009 d Tkanck M Vocal and Instrumental Music, M" R.W.HKNRY PALMKK SFlANUKiHTK - _ CLASSESaredaily adding new memt>ers Par ions desirous of availing themselves of Mr Pai.m fr's services are requested to earoli their names m early us possible. This Class ?)stem is mors advantMPom for the advancement of Children, than any other s) stem of instruct ion. It is equally adrantageous for the perfecting of the most brilliant performers. Tfrms t* Autarch. Primary Class #5 per quarter. Adranne Classes ? 10 All applications to be made to Mr. W. H. PALMER, at his residence. 2?.? F street, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth. 117- Georgetown Classes meet every Monday and Thursday at 1* o'clock, at Miaa llarrover's George town Female Seminary. se 24 tf ryORMAL MUSIC SCHUHlT~ C. L. fR VIVO will open a Maste School for In dies and Gentlemen, at Temperance Hail, on E street, between 9th and 10th, on Monday afterm>on. Noveml>er 2d. at 4 o'clock. The object of this School is to make ladies and gentlemen thoroughly acquainted with Mflsie from the Elementary principles to Composition and Har mony. Classes will be formed for the afternoon and even ing of Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fnda)s, at 4 o'clock and 7. The Georgetown Class meet sat Misa Harrover'e Seminary on the afternoons of Tuesdaj s and Thurs days, at 4 o'clock. Terms ?Per quarter. ?2 lessons, in class. pri vate instruction?Vocal, Piano, or Organ. .?k2. Application may l?e made to Mr.lRviaoat the Halt at the timeal>ove nained,at Ellis's Music Store, or though the Poat Office. oc24tf MM CMC A I. CA R a R. GEORGE M. A RTH begs leave to announce to his triends of Washington, Georgetown, )ciu and Alexandria, that he is now prepared t<A*3?J furnish MUSIC for Balls, Private Panes, and Tx*-1 Soirees. From ore to any number of Musioians to be had at the shortest notice. Orders can b? left at the Musical Depots of John F. Eli sor W.G. Metzerott, or It his residence, oornerfith nnd G atreeta. Navy Yard. oc30-3m* Dancing. i) A N C 1 X G ACADEMY Mr. T F. G ASZYNSICI and DAUGHTER hava the honor to announce to the Ladies and Gen tlcinen of Waahingtou and Georgetown that SJS he will re open his Classes for Dauemg in/~? Washington on Friday, the 9th of October, at~ Mr. Crouch's Hall, comer of llth st. and Pa. av.? over Farnham's Bookstore, for Misses and Masters, from 3 o'clock p. m.; for Ladies and Gentlemen,, from 7 o'clock p. in. Georgetown?on Wednesday, the 7th of October, at Miss Harrorer's l.adies Sem inary, from 3 o'clock p. m. For terms and particular^ application can be made at Mr. G.'a residence, 4"7 E street, between 9?h and loth atreeta. ae 12 bm ? i 1 The secret infirmities of youth AND MATURIT,, Juft Published, Uratie, the 23ta Thousand. A few worts of the Rational Treatment, without Medicine, of Spermatorrhea or I .oca Weakness, Nocturnal Emissions, Genital. and Nervous Debility, Pre mature Decay of the System, Impo t?-ncy,and Impediments to Mairiage generally, by B. DE LANKY. M. D. The important fact that the mfciy alarming com p'runts. originating iu the imprudence and aoiilude of youti , may t>e easily removed without Medicine, is in this email tract, clearly demonstrated ; end the entirely new and highly Ruccessful treatment, as adopted by the author. fit'ly explained, bv means of which evert one is enabled to cure Himself perfect!* and at the 'east possible cost, thereby avoiding all the adverti?ed rostrums of the day. Sent to any address, gratia nnd post free, in a sealed envelope, by remitting two postajre stainis to DR. DK LANKY, se38-dAwtf 17 Li*penard street. New York. pROPOSALS FOR SUPPLIES. QUARTERMASTER** OFFICE M ARTVR CORPS.I Wa ?> h i n?? ton . Octolier 10. WOT. S Sealed Proposals will l>e received at thiaoffice un til 3 o'clock, p. m., on Fr day. the 13th November, IkOT. for supply nig the Marine Corps wit n the fot ow ing articles during the fiscal >ear ending 3"th June, ISSB. vi x: jfloto 8f*0 uniform oaps. complete. 1,k?i to 2,U*> marine pompoons. 1,<m to 2,' <*1 patent -feattier stocks. *?) to 8uo privates' uniform evita, complete, of navy Wue cloth, indigo dye?to lie chemically tested. 50 to l<Wt aergranta' uniform ooata, (aame aa above.) .V) to 100 musicians' coata.scarlet cloth,cochineal dye?to be chemically tested. loo to 2<j" pairs noncommissioned officers' epau lettes. ym to B"o pairs brass centre straps. SO 50 red worsted sashes. 1,0**0 to 2.t**i pairs linen overalls. l,00"i to 2.000 lmen ahirta. j 2,**' to3,'*"0 pairs brogana, Nos.5 to 11, 5?> to marine blankets, ^ ray.) V<o to 8?o kuipsn^ks. 2,V*> to 3,'**i prurs woollen socks. Sir) to 800 marine fa'igue eapa. the cloth to be navy blue.indigo dye,and chemically tested. 500 to Ron fatigue frocks. l.orai to 1.500 flannel ahirta Vto to l,iioo pairs woollen overalls, blue kersey. V*> to 1,000 woollen jackets. do. 3>*i To 5oo watch or great coats. do. Son to 1,000 pairs Canton flannel drawers. 35 to 60 musicians' jackets, scarlet cloth, eoohi neal dye?to be chemically tested. l.OOf, to 2,000 yards 6-4 sky-blue kersey 1,0*0 to 2,ooo yard* navy-blue cloth, to be chemically tested. 300 yards scarlet cloth, coohinea! dye, to be chemi cally tested. Samples of the al>ove articles may l?e seen on appli cation at this office, or at the office of the assistant quartermaster inaruie corps, lift)Sprue# street, Phil adelphia. It is to be understood that the accepted bidder la to take all material used for manufacturing ooats, overalls, Ac., on hand at the time of entering into contract, at the contract prices thereof. Bids will be received for the whole or in parts for thearticles required,and it must becxplioitly under stood that a critical inspection will Ik; given all arti cles furnished as to ht and quality, and that articles which do not come up to the sample will l?e rejected and thrown upon the hands of the contractor The quartormaater reserves to himselfthe right to increase or diminish the quantity named above, aa the exigencies or interests of tne service may de mand. Proposals to be addresaed to the " Quartermaster of the Marine Corps," Washington, D. C., and en dorsed *? Proposals for Supplies." 00 11-eotlSthNov pROPOSALS FOR RATIONS FOR 1858. Quartermaster's Office Marine Corps,) Washington. Octolier 10.185/. ( Separate Sealed Proposals will l?e reoeived at this office until Tuesday, the loth of November next, at 3 o'clock p. m., for furnishing rations to the United States marine corps, at the following stations, for the year I8.W. vi*: Charlestown, Masaachnsetta ; Portsmouth, New HauiD>>hire; Brooklyn. Long Island, New \ork; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; (iogport. near Norfolk, Virginia; Warrington, Florida ;and Washington. Diatrict of Columbia. Each ration to censist of one pouiMl and a quarter of fresh beef, or three-uuarters of a pound of mess pork ; eighteen ounces of bread, made of l?est mi perhne flour, or best superfine Hour at the option of the government; and at the rate of six pounds ef good cotf-?e, twelve pounds of best New Orleans sugar, eight quarts of best white beans, four quarts of vinegar, two quarts of salt, four pounds o| good liard brown s<iap, aiwl on? and a hair ponnd of good Itafd dipped tallow candles to one hundred rations. The neef required shall lie delivered on the order of the comma rwl ins officer of each station, either in bulk or W the single ration, aud shall consist of the best and most choice pieces of the carcass : the pork to be No. I prime mess pork, and the groceries to be of the best quality of kinds uamed. All sul^ect to '"jjohid will be entertained unless accompanied by the namesof two sureties known to this office, or certified to by some official person. To be endorsed " Proposals for Kations.for li'AJ," and adJress?d to the Quartermaster of the Marine Corps. Washing ton, 6. C. D. J.SUTHERLAND, ocloeotNovlO Quartermaster. 11 N1TED STATES MAIL. VIRGINIA. Post Offtc* Dip art-* fit. Oct 2*. 1W7. Proposals for carrying the maiis of the I'mted States from 1 st Jan. 1858. or earlier. iTpracticable, to 3?th June. IW?. on the fn!lo?in; route in the State of Virginia, will lie received ru the oontract oth<e of tills department until 3 p. rn., of the Rth day of De oember next, to lie deci?le?l on the following day : No. 51flB?From Abingdon, by Clear Branch. Buffalo Pond, Three Mpruiga. Mili Point, Arcadia, Block Houae Eatellville, Stock Creek, Pattonavill*, Strekleyville. Rocky Station, Jouesville, Cany H.dji.w, Beech Spruu. Ros# Hill, and WaliiHt Hill- to Cumberland Gap, Team, 1)3* miles and hack, three tin.ea a week, in four horse eoach?k Lcavp XlMnritoii Tuesday, Thur?dmy and Arrive a^umberland Gap. Thursday, Patur day, and Tiiewlav, fcv * sni; Leave Cumlierlaitd Gap Tuesday, Tliuraday, and Satunlay, at R a m , Arrive at Abingdon Thursday, Saturday, aad Tuead?y by 8 am. For forma of proposal, guarantee, and certificate. also, instructions and requirements to be embracd in the contraeta.see advertisements of Jan. 12.1316 Fetmary ? 1KSH. awl Febuar* i, IKV, or either of them, in pamphlet form, in all the principal post of ices. AARON V. BROWN, 00 30-1aw4w Postmaater General. pHINESE SUGAR CANE SYKU P. from Reeve s Mill, of a superior quality, is now for sale hr J. R. WILSON, Grocw. o? a- If [ 1 at. J 377 Penosy I vania av^nus. }THE WEEKLY STAR. This 'Mfciiy sad Si of | pdilMlki om Sat&idar Ancle oofj, per F'TO OOftee._. T* eon? Twenty oopieg Ca'A- d?a?HaHt iaUMWd : tM ' ??? fee prose red . iper. Pnce?VhrkK^^nt^i *???? <Tthe a ffimlSSrffi?*!?.*01** K,aU *? mawad at ww Pianos, *q. G?LU TO?T?5. WILLIAM IN A BE, (Senior eartner id the late farm of Kia*k. Gaxrii * Co., Coatinnes the marutacture ana we of grand ana ssuare PIANO FORTES. anderlAe of William Koal? A Co.. at the old staiJ.fEKa Not. I, S. 5 and 7 North Via taw lUftt op- "11*? posite the Eutaw House, HaJttmore. Tbey have also just opeeod * new Sales Room at No Sn Bnltimorf itn^t. Mw?f? CliftflM and l?i(ht streets, oo the prrmmns partly occupied by Mr Henry McCaltery a* a tnaiic (tore, where they wiU keep oonetantly on hand a lance assortment "f plaia and highly fcutkt>?d (rand and square Piano Portea* also, Mehideotis. from the l?e*l makers, from 4 In S octave. some with double key -tmards, double reads, asd stopa toenit small churohes. Hwni extensively etigaged in the manafhetare a Pianos. we will sail wholesale and retail, ea the asoe liberal terms. Our Pianoa were awarded the hi sheet premiers (told medal I at ths Pairs ol the Maryland iMhfuta two suooe*sive years?October. ltt&. and l?sa?wi ?e pokition to fourteen and eighteen pianos from soma of the heat makers from New York. Boe?ow aed Bal timore. We were also awarded the first premium at the Industrial Exhibition held m Ri<*hmoi>d, V ir finia, 1*? and 1M*. They hare Mas >?een awarded he highest premium (silver wniliI at the Metro po'itan Mechanics' Fair for Tw>. In addition to this we areis^oeeeasion of taatimo nials from the most dietmsuished professors aad amateurs in the oooetr*, which oan be seen at oar warerooms, speaking ^*r themeelves and others of the high appreciable* in which oar instruments are trerr where he d. All instrument* are guaranteed for five rears, and a privilege of exchange la granted within the first six months frnao the day of aals if ttae instrument* do not give entire satisfaction. Who!nave dealers will find it to then advantage to give as a call before purchasing. Pmao* ex chanced, hired, aid tuned. martft-lr WM. KNABK * CO. THK LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF PIAN 1 OKORTKS la to Le found at the Msaic Da ?ot?f toe 13] W. G. M KTT.LROTT. Watche?, Jewelry, Ac. WATCHES, JEWELRY. AND FANCY AK ? T1CLE8. I have on hard se?ee ef'he l>est Gold and Silver WATCH F.J*. 'r*? (.old fi aeta and single piecea, FANCY ARTI- dP^h CLES, Ac. 1 Call and examine, at datum J. ROBINSON S. oc30-2rr. 34') Pa. av., oppo. Drowns' Hotel._ CLOCKS!?CLOCKS!!?CI,OCKS!!! CLO?',KS!-CLOCKS::-C LOCKS!.! A <ood BASS CLOCK for $1. Every stvie of Qooas at J. ROBINSON'S. psga Also, Clock Materials, such as Keys. Baj's.ETjl W:re?. Oila, Hand*. Ac. HH Clocks to the trade ai wholesale pf.ces. Call!* J and examine, at J. ROBINSON S, o?- T 2m 3fl Pa. av.^nppo. Browns* Hotel. Baltimore-"Washington "and vir giina itank Notes taken at aar for all kinds of rich and f??hinn*t>le GOLD JEWELRY. ?ns G t> L l> snd SI 1. V E R WATCHES, GOLD CHAINS. SEALS, KEYS, LOCKETS, and aW other choice g**od?. for a few days. I hive just r^oeived a fine aasortmen* of tew Gooda, wli-oh I am prepared to seH at very low prioes. Pleeae call at 338 Perm, avetpre, sign of the large Spread Eagle. se 3r>-tf H. O. HOOP. ^?HINA, GLAs5Ta.n1) EARTHEN WARfcT R. H. MILLKR. SON~A CO., IMPORTERS, Alkxskdkia. Vi.. ^?vCNHava received two instalments of their^^ ^My^fall aupplies from the Engliah Potteries.'T^ and win ooutinue to receive acoessmna to T their atock till the huaineaa aeaeon aeta in.'*' K. H. Mij.Lxa, So.f A Co. oan aaaure their friends and customers tnat their stock ?hall l>e of the most desirr.hie deaoripti??n. and tliat their pnoes wiW ecm pare favorably with thoee of any dealers m uieir itaa many other market in the I'nited States. R.H. Millr. So* A Oo. hsve preuared them selve* to offer to merchants every inducement to make their purchases in their line. W1NI*?W GLASS. They have<rrt received via Antwerp and New York, from tne tmt manufactory of "Roex." New Rrusnelia,ll-JObuxex Freoch Window Gtasaof aupe rior <|iialltv v.3 of different thick .'.esses, which they have imported under such cirrumstanoesas toenaMe them to ?41er a superior artioie at very moderate Itrieea u 21 -tf |\LV? GROCERY. WINE, AND . LIQUOR STORK. > he subscriber begs to inform his frienda and tbt Ppi lie, that he has opened a NEW STORE, oomer *>f I^th street and Lonisiana avenue, where he in tends to keep constantly on nand a Urge And varied assortment of Foreign and Domestic WINES. LI BORS, CIGARS. aad FINE GROCERIf?. oontiaticz of_F?ie Teas, Sugar,Coffee, Flour, Soap, iiii*. ea, Raiains, F'jis. Sardines, Aiiohoviea. Otar.I, Mn?rett A Co., Pinet A Co.. and Co!. Cnahard'a Brandies m ot^es, ueinijolnia, anu onsks. Old Ja m'-.ica Kurn, Sliernea, Madeira, Port of various de scriptors, St. Juliet Claret. Chateaux Margaux in Mia,CkUM|w Cider. Brandy Fruita. Re* nold'e ftfinburgh Ale, Ann'sette, Maraschino, Curacoa. Ahavnthe. Champagne, and a large and varied de scription of HhwiA Cigars. Also, Stoughton Dittern, and Fever and Ague B;ttera. Porter, Ale.and Cider. Families ire particularly invited to eall and erase - ine the stock before purchasing elsewhere. Mem ber* of Congress are also informed that their orders will tie pron ptly attended t?. and delivered at their residences : t the sborU>et notice. A general aaaoitm?M?' r?f fine Havana Cigars, im - ported direct by tw? rabecriber. at wholesale and re tail Canal Boat* ?upplt*d on reasonable terms, and produce taken in exchange. Lev>'s Old Wiiiske>, constantly on hand, of IStfl. Coue?rr orders punctually attended to. and oonn try p*r?duoe of all deecripttons received on consign meat. JONAS P. I.EVY. <e H tf No. AM Twelfth street. PROPOSALS FOR ERECTING MARINK BAKK ACKft AT PENSACOI.A. I- LORI DA. Navt Dkpartvkxt. AVaahington. Sept. T\. 1M7. Sealed l'rnpocals. endorned "Proptisais for build - ing Marine Barracks at I'eutaooia. Florida.' will lx? received at this department until the Ctb daj of Novcmiier, iaV7. at S o clock p. m., for the construe ti<?n of the Marine Barrack* authorized t? be ere< ted at S'enaneob, Florida, according te the plana and Hpeoiiicationa prepared l?y thewirection of the Navv Department, copies of a hwh may lie seen at the off.ces of the eommandaiits of the Navy Yards at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Boston. New York, Philadelphia, Norfolk, and Peneacola. and at the Navy Department. The proposals- must be for ftirnishtuK all the mate rials and completing the work in a manaer aatisfao tory lo the person who may tie appoiuted by the Navy D<-partm>'iit to superintend the name ; and the De partment reserves the right to reiect or accept any of the proposals herein invited, when it deems the in terest of the I'nited States require* it. N inety per cent, of the amount of work done and the materials delivered w>ll be paid for from time to time, as tne work progresses, upon estimates made and certified to by the superintendent (a ?he nan of the I'nited States, and teu per oeut. retained ui til the completion of the oontrac" and acceptance of the work bv the said superintendent and department, and be forfeited in the event o| non-futfilment of the oontract: provided tint no hill shall he made for an amount lets than live thousand dollars. F.aeh proposal mu*? he accompanied byawrittea guarantee, signed by two responsible persona, (cer tified to lie so bv a navv agent, postmaster, distriot judge, or some other officer of the I niled State*. I in the sum of five thousand dollars that tne bidder will, when required, if his proposal be accepted, enter in to a contract mid bond with proper and sui&eient se cu'itv for its faithful performance. Bidders are invited to examine the p'ans and sp- eihoat ions at the offices herein before ment icned. The proposals must He?sea!ed ind addressed to this department, and plainly endorsed " Proposals for buibfir *|Mar'ne Barracks at P?-n*aeoia.Fioriua. The bidder on'* whose off er mar be accepted will tie notified, and the omtniet will I* forwarded as soon thereafter as practicable, which he will oe re quired to execute within ten dajs after its receipt at the pott office named ny him. . All tne above work is to be comp eted in alt re spects according to the plaas *'?" within twelve months from and ^r*th# oontract l!?AAt> luutni , m+M 2awtMhNov ?*eretarv of t?e Navy. BirFFlN"S PRINCIPLES OF PFRSPEC tivk. Lomlon; 37 cents Moore's Per?p. etive, principles and practice. * vole. l?oDdo*. W.7S _ u ! .ocock'a Perspective and Drawing from Nat are. LHldtoa'?Drawing from Objects, London. 92 Williams' Model Drsa ing. London, Krnsi'a Progressive Course of Inventive Drawinc, London, 7V?nt? tj 11 anion ; Conr's Elemental re da Perspective Lieeare.2 vols.. Pang. tl..? Drawing Book, landscape. Pans. *2^ cents Drawinc B?xik, flowers, Paris, tift. ceuU Drawing B<H?k, animals .Paris. oents n ? ? -- ?* a? a *? ? Pan < metrit tive. Phillip s Lectures on Painting. Merimeeon O'l Painting, Haglitt and Haydon oe Painting. Riiskiti's Modern Painters.Philips on Color. CUg's Arehitee tiiral and Machine Drawing. Burn's laoioofiaa: Drawing, Hill'a Flower Painting. Coe's Dm wing. Procrenwve Drawinc Book, Pyne's ArchiteetnraJ Drawing. Imported, with others, from l<ewdea aad VWiiibr oe U FRANC! TAYLOR. ^jJOODS FOR VIRGINIA BANE NOTES. R. H. MILLER, .RON A CO.. will sell si I deneristione of CHINA, OI.AS}*. end{ QLEENS WARE, GAR FIXTIIRES.| Ac.. Ae . at their usual regular h?w prioee.I with a discount of five per oeut. for oast as heretofore, and receive in payments notes of aM of ttie Virginia Banks (except the Bank of Raaaawa) ? t per. Any and nil debts dne them, oan be paid in the same enrrency, with thaeksto such of then debtors as ohooee to avail themselves ef tAis prop osition. Alexandria, Sept.