Newspaper of Evening Star, November 6, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated November 6, 1857 Page 1
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VOL. X. WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER fi, 1857. NO. 1,498. i THE EVENING STAR rUVUSHKD EVERY AFTERNOON, (8L"NDAY EXCEPTED,) AT TUB STAR BUILDINGS, t Corner of Pa. av+nus and Elevcr-tk strut, Papert served in packages by carriers at $4 a year, .17 oents per month. To mail auhecribera the sub scription pnoe it #3J0a year, m ?dvanet; $2 for ?.x month*; .*! for three moatha; and for ieaa than *h roe month a at the rate of 12 oenta a week. Single oopiea, one cent; in wrappers. two cents. Advrrtkkmkits (of eight lines to the square) inserted three tim?*s for #1; every other day or ?emt-wrtwkly. Z? per oent. advance; once a week. 5" per cut. advanoe. the ti> >ini:s or < orswall. Through many an oH town we pa&te<l on our war to Truro, the inhabitants of which live in the primitive stjle?dressing neatly hut very oddly; the buildings haro thatchcd roofs, dia mond shape; the panes of glass are set in lead. The street* were very narrow and the spelling on the signs in the old-fashioned style; but everywhere I found the people open hearted and handed. We arrived at last at Truro, after baring en joyed a delightful ride through 90 miles of ever varying country. I was too tired te do much, so locking about the town a little. I retired to my room to be ready on the following morning to see the smeltiag of tin. The tin is not smelted at the mine; it is only prepared for it and then sent to different places ?Truro and Penzance, chiefly. It is found to be chen|>er to send the tin to the coals than to bring the coals to the tin. I was first shown the ore as it is received from the mine. It looked like shining black sand, of no great value. This is put in the furnace, a large fire made up underneath and the process of smelt ing begins. The heat and draft are very much increased by a lnrgechimney which is built up ward of a hundred feet in height. The beat passes all around the ore. After the melting process is carried on a sufficent length of time to separate tit* tin from the slag, the former is drawn off into a large iron tank; as it pas?cs out you notice large quantities of arscnic es caping in a blue flame. The liquid tin is then ladled into large inouldsholding some four hun dred pounds each. The blocks are about three feet long, one and a halt broad, and eight or nine inches thick. The value is to ?10 ster ling. per block, according to quality. I should have added?the stamp of the work is put upon each block before it is cold. The tin is also put up in blocks of fifty to one hundred pounds, and aiso in small rods, about the size of a man's little finger. The rod* are a foot and a half long and are packed in kegs. Many manufacturers of tin ware prefer the tin in this shape as being more easily worked up. IVhat I have above stated is all done after the tin leaves the mine. Another beautitul pro ce-< is that of chrystalization. Many blocks when taken from the mould are found to be im perfect and have to be remoulded. Each one i? snbjected to a great heat and when almost ready to run into a fluid state, it is struck by a l.trge weight and falls into ten thousand pieces ??[ all sizes and forms. One of them I have, looking as bright as silver. I hope to keep it ?o until my return. From the smelting house I went to the station and took the cars for one of the mining towns. As we passed along on either side huge piles of earth?taken down from the innermost parts of the earth?tall, brick chimneys, old mines once worked but now deserted?in many plnces fields of wheat growing over ground which had been disemboweled?were presented to our no tice Leaving the cars, in a few moments we were in the midst of the mining district of Eng land. Everywhere about us were signs of lite and activity, while hundreds of feet oelow the surface, tbou^and-t of miners with shovel, spade and pick-axc, were busy digging away at the earth, breaking the rvks in pieces?preparing them to be raided to the surface in the large iron skebbles. holding about two bushels each. The leads run in different directions; the ore is dag out. taken to the mouth of the shaft and the skebbles filled with it. A long iron chain running over rollers fora considerable distance ? making a peculiar rattling noi?e in passing over them?is attached to these, of which there are usually two?one descending while the other is rising The ore once raised to the sur face is taken to the stamping mill; but before g >ing into this the large pieces are br?ken up by hand aD-i then the mass is ready to be crushed into powder; h?avy iron weights oJ several hundred pounds, attached to long beams, are made by water power to strike on the ore? crushing it to pieces. The finer purls are wa-hed away into receptacle for them, by wa ter. which is kept constantly running through ? he mass. Thus the pounding?for I can call it nothing else, g<>es on till the whole is iu powder. Much of the work above ground is done by women and girls, dressed neatly and cleanly an I perfect pictures of health. This is the first process. But the ore is not yet ready to be sent away. Of course the powder contains muoh tin It is put in a box upon the top of which a -rream of water strikes, this washt-n the sand into a passage way where the mass passesalong in -mall quantities. I should add there is a Flight fall from the box and also at the end of the passage midway over this, a woman stands with a coarse limb brooin in hand, which she ke<-ps constantly passing slowly across. This and the weight of the tin, makes it fall at the bottom of the box and the passage way. This washing is done several tim*s. each time with a finer broom and more slowly than the preceding t ou will say alter all this washing the ore n now ready to be sent away. I!at look about you. Wh.it is that blue flauie you see coming from yonder chimney Are they engaged be low in a revel * Nothing ot th<? kind. Thi? dry powder washed so clean as you saw it a few minutes ago. is being burnt to extract the ar<enio from it. The |>ers<>ns employed in this work suffer very much and in addition their lives are shortened many years by iuhaling as they must, unavoidably, the fumes of the arsenic with which the ore is filled After the bumiug. the ore is pat in piles; part." taken from eaeh to the a**aycr, who from these parts de tartr.lnes the value of the piles, and they arc thus sold. according to the per centage of tin which they contain This makes up the dif ferent processes and will. I trust, give you some idea of mining. The miner*. a? a class, are a very intelligent l?eople, exposed, as as they constantly are, to danger?to death from an explosion taking place in a different manner from what was ex pected. which will send many from time to ??ternity. by a living death, buried in the rock*?their trust s in a Higher Power and we find the religious elements strong among them. <>r? Sunday you will see thousands of them neat ly dre-Mod. on their way to the Wesleyan Chap els. (this being their prevailing faith.) Wesley I reached among them while living, with good ?access Chapels are iiv?* standing indifferent parts of Cornwall, in which be preached to thaui His name is dear to them and they cherish it with the de?*p?*-?t reverence In all the mine- in the world. Corni?h miners will be f .and Noted for their steadiness sedatenes* and temperance <for they do not drink ardent spirits ) and their thorough knowledge of the different parts of mining, their services are in deed valuable The underground life which they lead ?full of vicissitu lea and dangers? wake* great changes in their character, de veloping the letter trails of their natures. They remain below ground seven or eight hours. Children are not allowed to work below. Miners are not win*, an American would call paid. Three to four hundred dollars a year is considered good pay for an experienced miner. This sum is certainly none too tuuch with which to support a lauiily Many young men have goue to Australia, and withiu twoor three years the miners have been better paid and their con ditions improved. 1 might a l l the miner's life is a short one Working in water many times with the ther mometer at HO deg . he is in a constant perspi ratiou. and then the descent and a*cent of I.HIM) and 'J <xx) feet is no easy matter. Millioas of gallon* ot water are daily pumped up to the sea level and then carried away ?Foreign Corrrs J ? ,,t !>,* A'iror ?tr A I?RSPER*TB KTRLGCIC FOR LlRRRTV.? Two prisoners recently made an attempt to break jail at Chambcrsburg, Pa., and the fol lowing account of the effort is given by the Valley spirit of that place : '? Barns, by the aid of a case-knife converted into a saw. severed the iron bar of bis hobble*, and freed himself from bis fetters. The wall of the room in which they were lodged is con structed of brick, and is about three feet and a half in thickness : bars of iron are built into the is By W. D. WALLACH. will nt such a distance apart as not to allow the passage of a man'i body between them. Through tnis wall they succeeded in tearing nn immense hole, rending asunder the bars of iron and filling their room with a huge pile of brick and mortar. By moan* of ropes manufactured out of their bed olothing, they descended into the prison yard, and passed the greater part of the night in fruitier attempts to scale the wall by aid of their ropes. Morning beginning to dawn, and their grapples obstinately refusing to take hold on the top of the wall, and with the energy of desperation they attacked the wall itselL In order to do this, they were necessi tated to re-enter the prison and obtain the piece of a broken shovel which had done them such good service in tearing down the wall of the house. The re-entranee into the prison was effected by means of the plank of which the steps are constructed that lead from the build ing into the yard. Having obtained their im plement. they set to work on the solid masonry of that massive wall. A small chink was dis covered, in which the point of the shovel would barely enter. A little mortar was loosened ; a small particle of stono gavo way; and then another and another, larger and larger, follow ed. Some workmen employed about the depot, passing the prison at an oarly hour, discovered what wasgoing on, and gave the alarm to the sheriff On entering the prison yard, no one was to be found. After searching for some time. Barnes was discovered concealed under the steps, and Kelly had re-entered his room, and was apparently in a very sound sleep, wholly unoonscious of what had occurred during the night. They are now lodged in other quar ters. and are properly secured and guarded." lIoftRiRi.K ' Most IIokkiri.k !?At the West minster |Nt|iee court, a young girl between six teen and seventeen years of age, of very prepos sessing appearance, whs brought before the magistrate under circumstances of a very jsin ful description Mr. lieorge Humphreys, an inspector of pol )" ice. said that at a quarter past eleven on Thurs l day night the girl was hrought in, and shortly afterwards became very ill. and had a succession of fits, during which she was attended by Mr. Pearce. the divisional surgeon. She was not locked up iu acell, but kept in the reserve room, and between one and two in the morning, when she had partially recovered, she asked permis sion to walk in the large yard which separates the station-house from tho court. It was gran ted, and she went out, but as witness was de termined to keep a watchful eye over her. he followed her in two or three minutes' time, but to his surprise could not at first discover her. He then went to a dark corner of the yard, where he found her partially strangled, and turning black in the face. Mr. T'aynter.?How had she done it? Mr Humphreys.?By tying a piece of tape as tightly as possible round her throat. Mr. l'aynter.?Did she say anything when she had sufficiently recovered to speak ' Mr. Humphreys.?Yes. she expresscdher firm determination todestroy herself at the very first opportunity : and I have had to keep a sharp watch upon her all night. Mr. Humphreys?.She refuses to give her real name, or any account of herself, but that she is upon the street. She is much depressed, and upou my endeavoring to soothe her she told me that she had been seduced by her own father, and that she had then abandoned her home in disgust and horror. 0* thr Ix'rfask.?The passion for snicide is on the increase in this country. If a young lady gets the - sulks," she takes strychnine and makes ' a body" of herself. If a young gentleman gets crossed in love or can't pay his board bill, he don't fly by night, as formerly, but he just g'>es to the druggist, takes an ounce of Itudanum. stretches out his legs, and ' dies handsome The Evening Mirror says that there are more suicides committed in the I'ni ted States than in France. It also says that something should be done to check this folly. The Romans attempted to stop the progress of the crime ot self-destruction by making the un successful offender liable to capital punishment and the forfeiture of his property, though these punishments appear to have been limited in their application. When suicides, however, i became common among females at one |**riod, 1 a special law exposing their naked persons to the public gaze put an end to the practice. The Spartans disgraced the suicide by cutting ofl the right arm and burying it in a grave by it self. The corpsc of a suicide in England is no longer buried in the highway with a stake , driven through it, but its interment takes i place between 9 ond 12 o'clock at night, with out performance of the usual Christian rites 1 The Prussian provides that if one has mur dered himself to escape legal punishment, the sentence shall be carried out as far sis practi- 1 cable and dccent on the lifeless corpse. The Austrian law excludes the corpse of a murderer from sepulture in a churchyard. \ jf It is reported on good authority that ' Mr Ton Broeck won $300,000 on the New Mar- j ket race, by Prioress winning the Cesarewitcsh i Handicap. The betting was low to I against Prioress, so that Mr. T B. was required to risk only $6.00? to win this immense amount. This winning must make him good for his compara tively ainsll losses at the previous races?cover all his expenses in Englaud?and leave hira as clear profit of the operation, at least a quarter of million of dollars. He need not even have risked a cent, under the English system of ?* hedging thus, say that the odds were h to 1 against El Hakim. X.'i to 1 against t^ueen Bess, and loft to 1 against Prioress?the three best? small risks on ihe two English horses would hive insured him against any loss at all by the failure of Prioress, though he had bet enough ou her to take a half a million in the event of her success It has been suspected on this side, for some time, that the American horses would win. as soon as the (wlds got to be long enough to suit Mr. Ten Broeck. Ameri cans will show the Yankee, occasionally, even though they happen to be Albany Dutchmen. The Cambridgeshire races were to come off on the 27th. Prioress was a leading faxorite. The tide being changed. Mr. Ten Broeck may have changed his course of betting I<ook out for a little more 44 Yankee." and expect to hear that Prioress has been beaten by a head or so.? 7\ o y Budget. 14s It is a regulation made by canonic il law in the Catholic church, that a priest cann it keep a female servant to manage his household, unless she be of the assigned ago of at least 40 years. It once happened that a certain bishop dined with a curate, and they were waited up?n at dinner by two quite pretty female at tendants. of some 20 years each. After dinner, the bishop remarked to the curate upon this fact, and asked him if he were not aware that by a rule of the church, he could maintain but one female servant, who must have attained at least 40 years of age. " I am quite aware of it, inonteigneur," said the jolly priest, 44 but, as you see. I prefer having my housekeeper in two volume*." Av Hkik in the Air.?During the terrible storm, day before yesterday, an Irish tenant of a house in East l'welftb street. New York, readied out of a third story window to shut a blind which the wind was slamming with much violence. She held a nursing child at her breast; but, either from being slightly intoxi cated. or from the force of the gale, her hold upon it was not strong enough; the little fellow was blown out of her arms! Providentially, the child was carried by the wind into a tree, on the other side of the street, where it was found, by a member of the Metropolitan Po lice. hanging by its shirt to a twig, and scream iug lustily. j?7" Mr. Smith, agrocerin Boston, wrnt to his ?torv for aorne purpose on !*undav, and there found a iii-iii making very fiwwitb hi* good* Thefcl low put* pistol to Mr. S's head and threatened to about htin if he Mid a word. He then back* d fu? and escaped her For Rent and Sale. TO RENT.?That new three story Brick House with Imck building, with hath room, gas, and all the modern conveniences, situated on h street, l>e tween Second and Third streets. Inquire of J. W. A R NOLD. C street.between Third and Four and a-half. oc M-tf f^OR KKNT.-My HOUSE on F street, between 1 12th and 13th. \V. F. PHIM.IPS. L'OK RENT,?A three story Frame House and I Furniture, No. 511), north side Massachusetts avenue, between 4th and Mh streets, containing twelve r< oms with passage, side aliev and b.ick al ley. and a large flower garden. The house is neatly furnished and in the neighborhood ol the Northern liberties Market and convenient to several church es For particulars apply at the premises before 8 o'clock a in. or after 3 o'clock p. m. oe33-tf FOR RFNT-A i andsomely PtrmM HOUSE. ( No. 446. northeast oornerof H and 10th streets) containing thirteen rooms, with gas fixtures, bathing room, Jtc For particulars apply on the premises,or address Box M3, City Post Office. se 22 tf 17*0R R EN T.?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'lVERNOIS'S Hotel, Pa.avenue,between I7ih and 18th sts. _____ oc22 ARNV'S CONFECTIONERY FOR SALE. This well known and popular establishment is now offered for Sale, thus presenting a rare opportu nity for a good Confectioner to enter into a safe and profitable business. Possession can be had 1st No vember. Tho three story Brick House, now occu pied as above, is offered at private sale, or will be rented or teased as ma* be desired. For particulars inquire on the premises, No. 84 Bridge street, Georgetown, I). C., or to \VI\I. BR I D(? KS, 313 West Baltimore street, Baltimore, au 27-tf |<V>R R KNT.?Prof. H. W. Ml'NDKR having I fitted up his Hall in au elegant manner, which renders it one of fhe prettiest rooms in this citv, will be rented upon moderate terms for Soirees. Suppers, Dinners, or Promenade Concerts Apply at the Hall on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday even ings from 7S until 9S o'clock. His School is now open for the reception of pupils on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon and evening, oe i2-tf Stoves, Ac, Ml C . \V O O I) WARD'S ETROPOLITAN STOVE AND GRATE FACTORY. The Greatest Cooking stoves in the United States. I have just reoeived from Philadelphia a few of the new Rising Star, or double Oven Cooking Stove; a decided improvement on the old Morning Star; patented IH.V7. I had tliem tot up in Philadel phia this last summer, exclusively for this market. They are very heavy and strong, and cast of the very best Pennsylvania Malleable Iron. All the Cooking Utensils are made extra heavy. F. H. Church, Esq., manufacturer. I have also, Thk Libhrtt Star, made by Messrs. Abbott 3r Laurence of the same place. The Light Street Double Oves Cook, made by Messrs. Haivan Bartlett A Co.. Baltimore, together with the very best Air Tight Flat-Top Cookixo Stover that, can be found in this oranv other market. some of which are the celebrated Smaisu, Improver Gi.obr, Flora Cook, Nobi.k Cook, ano the Blur Rinr.g Air Tight Cook. If any man can produce a better Cf>okmg St?ive, to excel the al>ova Stoves, for roasting, l>aking, Ac., I will give him $Mon each on?. Please call and examine them, it will cost you nothing, and you will see all kinds and sorts of Stoves, Ac. For sale at C. WOODWARD'S, Metropolitan Stove and (irate Factory, No 318 and 322 Pa. ave., bet. lOti. and 11th sts. Balconv in Front full of Stoves. N. B. As to the Ska Shrll plat top Cooking Stove I have examined it thoroughly, and think it has a very appropriate name?Shell. Yes, shells will burnout m a few fires. It is a good nam* for them?good for the makers. And as to the old Morn ing Star. I sold them last fall, but will not sell them again. The* are as thin as pasteboard. 1 can proye that the maker's agent urged me, for almost a day. last summer in my counting room to sell theiri this Fall: saying that if I would take twenty five of them he would give me theexc!u?iveagenc) ofthem for five years. I told him I would not nave them at inv price, they are so thinly made. Tbev are hand hilled over town by one th?t said last fall that they were uot worth having. All ttie al?>ve I can prove. _s? 17 tf \~ TTENTION, HorSEKKFPF.RS! LATE IM PKOVEMENT. Just out. and for sale onlv at C. Woodward'* Me tropolitan Stove and tirate Factory, the PA R LOR COMPANION FI'RNACE. made heavy and strong of cast iron. The improvement is the letting in of the coid air t h rough t he b? it torn oft he F urraec ind throwing it a*ainst the hot lire chamlter and heating it, and throwing the hot air from it to the parlors. C. WOODWAR D. Pa. av., between 10th and 11th street*, oc 7 eo4w N'os. Ml8 and 22. P|?l SEKEEPERS, ATTENTION ! I have just received a fresh supply of new and im proved R I SI N (i STAR COOK IMG STOVK.S. They are cast of the best Pennsylvania mala ble iron, ?nd made very heavy and strong to stand hard knocks \lid rough usage. For sale only at C. WOODWARD'S Metropolitan Stove and lirate Worker, Pa av., between I nth ?V llth sts.. oc7-eo4w No*. 318 A 1?9. II OL'SEKEEPERS, ATTENTION I have this day reoeived another supply oftlie COAL GAS BURNERS. Tins Stove burns the gas and smoke from the coal, thereby making a sav ing of one half the fuel from the common coal stoves; suitable to all apartments. See.. For sale only at C. Woodward's Stove, Grate. Furnace. an;l Cooking Ranee Factory, Nos. 318and 122 Pennsylvania avenue, between mth and llth streets. oc 7 eotw C. WHODWA R M. II OUSEKEE PEHS. A ITENTIO,\ J list received, a new supply of the improved cele brated SUNRISE AIRTIGHT FLATTOP COOKI \G SToVES. four sizes. For sale only at 0. W?mkIward's Metropolitan Stove and Grate Fac tory. N'os 3 8 and .122 Pennsylvania avenue, bet ween lotIi and llth streets. oc7 eotw C. WQQDWA R I). P R O 8 T K I N G~! C. WOODWARD'S METROPOLITAN STOVE AND grate factory, iVo.318 Pa.avenue, between 10/A and ?o3-eo3m 11 th streets. Hooks from London. Jesse's Memorials of London. 2vols. Jes?e's London and its Celebrities, 2 vols. The Obstructives and the Man. t vol. Lord Brougham's Colonial Policy. 2 vols. Mills' Colonial Constitutions. I vol. Denni's Cities and Cemeteries of Etmna, 2 vols, Mrs. Gray's History of Etmna,2 vols. Fronde's History of England, 2 vols. Hertslet's Commercial jand Slave Trade Treaties, volume!?. Roebuck on the Colonies, 1 vol. Lewis on the Government of Dependencies, 1 vol. Blakey's History of Political Literature, 2 vols. Kenrick's Phanioia, I vol Lord Palmerston's Opinions and Policy, 1 vol. Imported by oe 24 FRANCK TA VLOR. 'pEN PER CENT. 1NVESTMEN I'. Corporation Bonds of the City of Davenport, Iowa, paving 10 per cent, interest by Coupon in New York. Honda of ijvm each. The growing city of Davenport has now a!>out 2u,0?o inhabitants, and is rapidly increasing in wealth and population. Its municipal debt is only 9I.W.W0,and its railroad debt ?inly anil cannot now lie increased. Tho statistics of the city were published in the Intelli gencer of the 3nth September. We reoommend these bonds, believing them to be as safe as any ^tateorcity bonds. ocR CHUBB BROTHERS, TU SECRET INFIRMITIES OF YOUTH 1 AND MATURIT., Just Published. Uratir, the 25th Thousand. A few words of the Rational Treatment, without Medicine, of Spermatorrhea or Local mfWYWX Weakness, Nocturnal Emissions, fiElm! fiemtal, and Nervous Debility, Pre t mature Decay of the System, Impo ?ncy.sml Impediments to Marriage generally, by B. 1)E LANEY.M. D. The important fact that the many alarming com plaints, originating in the imprudence and solitudo of youth, may 1>e easily removed without Medicine, is in this small tract, olearly demonstrated ; and the eirtirely new anil highly successful treatment, as adopted by the author, fully explained, by means of which every one is enabled to cure Himself perfectly and at the least possible cost, thereby avoiding ail the advertised rostrums of the day. Sent to any address, gratis and post free, in a sealed envelope, by remitting two postage stamps to DR. I)E LANKY, ie28-dA wtf 17 Lispenard street. New York. ^OODS FOR VIRGINIA BANK NOTES. R. H MILLER. PON k CO.. will sell all descriptions of crfl!^A, i QUEENS WARE, GAS FIXTURES, Ac., fto , at their usnal regular low prioes.m^P with s discount of five per oent. for cash as heretofore, and receive in pay ments notes of of the Virginia Banks (except the Bank of Kananwa) at par. Any and all debts due them, can l?e paid in the same currency, with thanks to such of their debtors as ohoote to avail themselves of this prop osltion Alexandria. Sept. 39. IMT. se2?-tl GENUINE ITALIAN MACCA?*ONI. *1 Just imported, a supply of Italian Maoearoni of the very best quality. KING A BtJRCHELL, oc 1.5 Cor. Vermont ave. and I.Hh st. Georgetown Advftrtmpmpntff A''AR(iK ASCJOODSENT ()F F At very Low Prices to Cmsk Customers. ? JOHN H. 8MOOT, No. 119 South Sii>e or Kkiin.k Stkkit. . , Georgetown, D. C., 1 i, ! jIVe a n,JW UPerinK at very low prices to oabli and prompt customers, a large assortment of FA 1*1.1 AND WINTER GOODS, P"?hased m Philadelphia and New York at thn if? ? A"ct,on Sales, and from the importers nL\fi? W pr,p<*"; which will enable him tootfer to theirvain I' mf"T, KlrM'le Considerably l>eloW H .VI < IL U . tl,e "??o'tment will be found ? Rich *,lk Robe, and Uayadere Silk* Best make of Black Silks Bayadere Valentias and Valenh* Robes Rich Printed, all wool, Delaines *nd Robes atin !? anconiex. plain eolors, ail wool, a very snne nor goods, double width,:*t 75c. Leepm sand other makes French Merinos, of all the Black oolors, including \Vhite and Plain Detains, hlack. white and colored. H-4 mack * rench Merinos, for Shawls .. ri".,."n } lald Merinos, at 31 >4 cts. Do. all \\ ?ol do. snot*. r" cen'f pood styles, at 1B\ and 25 '?st Knclith Prints at 12* cts. Rich style Bonnet and Sasn Ribbons nam colors do., very cheap \ ?lvet Kil>lionsand Fringe Trimmings ? tella.Brocha Shawls, in great variety . Super double Brocha do. Chenille and Cashmere Scarfs Kid Gloves, all colors and Nos. Sack h laimels, all colors

\V hite American. Welch, and Saxony do. B?ck Bombazines and fi 4 Delaines ?olorsard black Cobur< Merinos Black Crape V eils and English Crapes Kest black anil brown and white Knglish Prints ^Shawls'1""9 H,)lC,C Thi,,et a,ld Ba* yt**e I>adie* and Children's plaid woolen Shawls, mall styles and prices Hosiery of every description {.adies Saxony and Merino Vests With a full >npply of housekeeping nnd domestic woods, or the best makers. _2?_9 JOHN II. SMOOT. IV O TICK .? Having been informed that cer "l,n persons are m the habit of collecting and coMampil '?.f hler the Kottlf* which contain or have I .1 VerlKe"'nml P",r"'* 'herein an arti cle made by others than ourselves, and then dispos er ?m'nnrf art,cl? ?{lth^ faith "n<l creditofour name n #h?nr."aih u!,.7leg' Hl1 Per",,nif are hereby .. I ? . ! ^ H"''1''* are our own property, and not subject to sa s and tliat they are delivered toour customers on!* to he returned.and that it is our firm intention to prosecute to the utm<.sl extent or the law, any infringmcnt of our rights on the premises. ARM' A shiSn, Lnion Hottling Depot, 57 timet) ntreet, Georgetown, 1). C. I)i; PONT'S gunpowder" ?r With all the various kmda of Dl FONT'S GI YPOWDER.and am prepared *1 PP'y the same in any quantity to parties wanting, on the most favorable terms. t, W. ALBERT KINO. Agent for the District of Columbia, ? ,r No. 3S H:gh street, ar 13-tf lintel.AHtafws Georretown. |).C. Dentistry, Ac. I^R. VILLARD, DENTIST, LATE OF CHI cago would respectfully informthecit f , izeris or the Distriot and vicinity, that hav-M5iaS ing located himself in Washington, he is ***?' " i a now prepared to perform all operations in his profes sion in the most approved style. Office, No. 250, penn. avenue, adjoining Gautier'a jftn 2ft it ^UIK IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. M. LOOMIS, M. D , the inventor and patentee of l.oomty Mtn'rnl Plate Teeth," having buccpssIu[I> introduced his improvement ml various cities, has now permanently estab lished himself in Washington. 1 his improvement for Sets of Teeth consisfschief LT'P a set of but one pieo? of material, and that indestructible mineral. No metal is used in their oonstrustion, and tl.ey are therefore free from galvanic action and metalic taste. There nre no loints to become filled with moisture or particles of r?x.d. hence they are fire and rl*an. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far more durable, and natural m their appearance. I will give a reward o line I hoii>and Dollars to?ny one who will produces ?umlar work ??{ art toeuual mine m purity, beauty, iiiianility, artistic enoeHence or any other resuisite tuality. * 1 All work responsibly warranted. CTt> I eurm. avenue, between lith and 17th streets. RP I3-I? I MENTIS I K V. ?' DR. STEPHEN BAILY, OrVUMB No. 1SW Pk.VvI.VANlA A VU.HI, 7 krt* door % from Ura Street. A '.Tr" lnavrt to inform the public that he rtan be seen at all fioui s.at his office, located as above. He leel? assured I .at an experience..! fifteen years' ^n!0*'iW!'!fcl:,rKC nundierof patients.amlgreat variety of difficult cases that he tias ireate.i suooess lully, will enable him to surmount any difficulty scientific or otherwise, relating to the Teeth His )wn experience confirming the opinion of many men ^dTnnll'p^i,P^r'dession.and espec.ally |>rs. Harrn Mid J-and E. 1 arinly, has led him, long since, lodis oard all mercurial preparations for fillir..- Teeth,also ill Enamels, I.utta Peroha, India Kubber. an<i Ce ments for the construction ot C ntiniious lium I eeth, anil that Poroelian, mounted on Hold Plate is I he on;y KiitiHtAiioe thst can f?e worn in tie mouth, as was most conclusively shown by the last American Dental Convention. Although he flatters himself from his long resi dence and practice in Washington, he is fKvorahly Known to his numsrous friends and patrons, ho beg* eave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From the late Reotor of the Churoh of Epiphiny of _ ? this city. Dr. Stsphe* Bailt: DearSir-I desiretoexprest my esteem for you persoiialljr, and my confidence ic rou as a superior dentist. The operations exeouted for me have been highly satisfactory. I hope that you WMhingtoa, Aqc. 36, luF"j.\I.VZkltCU. Prom one of the oldest firms in Baltimore, Mesara ? . lioggs, Cotman A Cn. Having employed Dr.Stephen Btuly, Surgeon Den tist, of \\ nshington city, t?? execute for me an im portantand diffioult piece of work, which he did to my entire satisfaction, and in view of the fact that one or the most distinguished membersof the Dental Lollege of Baltimore, failed, after repented trials, to perform the same work satisfactorily, it gives me great pleasure to exprsss my entire confidence and hith estimation of his proressmnal skill Baltimore,Jan. 12,1R57. HARMANN BOGGS. Ex traot rromanotereoeived from the late Hon. John M. Clayton. . .. . U. S. Senat*, Aug. 19,1836. The teeth too made for me work admirably ; noth mg oould be better. Very gratefully, _J()HN M. CLAYTON. To those that seek relier from the maladies of the teeth, I oan cheerfully reoommend Dr. S. Baily as a superior Dentist: he made a set of porcelian teeth for one of my famil*, and plugged several teeth for myself, and the work has all stoml well for more thai ten years. ROBERT T.NIXON, of the Va. Oonf. of the M. E. Church South. April 19. ia?. We, the undersigned, having had ocoasion to avail ourselves or the professionaJ skill of Dr. S. Baily, Surgeon Dentist of thisctty.or having been cogniz ant of his operations on our families or friends, take pleasure in expressing our admiration of his artistic skill, as wel' as of the uniformly satisfactory manner in which he perforins the most dtdioate and difficult operations in Dental Surgery, andwe respectfully ro oommend him to the confidence and patronage of the public, of whioh we consider him eminently worth* Thomas U. Waltkr, Architect IT. S. Capitol. Thomas Millkr, M. D..of Washington. D. C. B. S. Bohrkr, M. D. or Georgetown, D. C. N. S. Lincoln, M. I).. or Washington. D. C. Jos. H. Bradlry, or Washington, D. C. 6korck Walton, Ex Governor of Florida. Waltrr I.knox. Ex-Mayor <d Washington. Hknrv Baldwin, IT. S. Patent Office, . P^C.Wisiit, Prinoipal Rittenhouse Academy. feb2n tf PROPOSALS FOR RATIONS FOR law. OtTARTRR-MI STER's OFFICE MARINE CORPS,> Washington. Ootolier 10. 18.7?. \ Separate Seale<l Proposals will be received at this office until Tusvday, the loth of Novemlier next, at ?1 o'clock p. m , Tor lumishiut,' rations to tho Ilnited States marine corps, at the following stations, for the year ia5?, viz: C-harlestown, Massachusetts ; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Brooklyn. I.ong Island, New \ ork ; Philadelphia, Peiinsy Ivsnia: Gosport, near Norfolk, Virginia; Warrington, Florida; and Washington, District of Columbia. Each ration to consist of one pound and a quarter of fresh beef, or three quarters or a pound of mess pork ; eighteen ounces or bread, made or l>est su perhne flour, or best superfine flour at the option of the government; and at the rate of six pounds ?r good ooflee, twelve pounds of best New Orleans sugar, eight quarts of best white beans, four quarts or vinegar, two quarts orsalt, Tour pounds of good hard brown soap, and one and a half pound of good hard dipped tallow candles to one hundred rations. The beef required shall tte delivered on the order or the commanding officer or each station, either in bulk or by the single ration, and shall oousist of the best and most choice pieces of the carcass ; the pork tube No I prime mess pork, and the groceries to I* or the l|est quality of kinds named. All subiect to inspection. ' N? bid will be entertained unless accompanied by the namesoT two sureties known to this office, or certified to by some official person. To be endorsed P'A*0**.1* for Ration.i for 1MB," and addressed to the Ouartermaster of the Marine Corps. Washing ?rn'Pn-C',? ,n D. J.SUTHERLAND, oe 10 eotNovlo Quartermaster, Vocal and Instrumental Music. !\| R.W. HKNRY PAI.MKR'S PIANOFURTK 1*1 CI.ASSKSare daily adding new memliers Fm sons desirous of availing themselves of Mr. Palm er's services are requested t? enroll their names as early ax possible. 'I his Class system is more advantageous for the advancement of Children, than any other system of instruction. It is equally advantageous for the perfecting of the most brilliant performeis. Tkrms i* Apvance. Primary Class ?5 per quarter. Advance Classes Sin. All applications to f?e made to Mr \V. H. PALMER.at his residence.26o F street, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth. HIT" Georgetown (".asses meet every Monday and Thursday at 1/ o'clock, at Miss H&rrover's Geor*e town Female Seminary. ae 24 tf ^ORMAl7.Mi:SIC SrTl(KM.. C. L. IRVING will open a Music School for La dies and Gentlemen, at Temperance Ha", on F, street, lietween 9th and 10th, on .Monday afternoon. Nftvemlx-r 2d, at 4 o'clock. The object of this School is to make ladies and gentlemen thoroughly acquniiited with Music from the Elementary principles to Composition and Har mony . Classes will be formed for the afternoon and even ing of Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 4 o'clock and 7. The Georgetown Class meets at Miss Harrwver's Seminary on the afternoons of Tuesday s asd Thurs days, at 4 o'clock. Terms?Per quarter. 52 lessons, in class. .*5; pri vate instruction?Vocal, Piano, or Organ. ?22. Application may be made to Mr. Irving at the Hall at the timeabove named, at Flint's Music Store, or though t lie Post I >fiice. oc ?4 11 \f MI'MCAI. CARD. itlR .GF.ORG F. M. A RTH begs leave to announce to his triends of Washington. Georgetown, tefa and Alexandria, that he is now prepared t< A furnish MI'SIC for Balls. Private Panic*. an?l7zi* Soirees. From ore to any numl*er of Musicians to be had at the shortest notice. Orders can l? left at the Musical Depots of John F. Kills or \\ . G. Metzerott, or at his residence, corner 6th and G streets. Navy Yard. oc Ji-3 n* Dancing. |) A N C I N G A C A D E M Y . Mr. T F. GASZYNSKI and DAUGHTF.R have the honor to announce to the l.adies and Gen- fl tlem? of Washington and Georgetown that ifil he will re open his Classes for Dancing in^"? Washington on Fridav. the 9th of Octolier. at Mr. Crouch's Hall, corner of'11th it. ami Pa. a v., over Farnhain'k Bookstore, for .Missesand Masters, from 3 o'clock p. in.; for l.adies and Gentlemen, from7o'clock p.m. Georgetown?oa Wednesday, the 7th of Octolier. at Miss Harrover's Ladies Sem inary , from 3 o'clock p. m. For terms and particular^ application can be made at Mr. G.'a residence, 407 E street, between 9th and loth streets. se 12 6m 514 SEVENTH 8TREET. TO bTa ?, OPTICIAN, Office Second Story, three doora from Odd Fellows' Hall. Spectacles and Glasses suited to every sight; Opera, Reading, and Watchmaker'* .?- ~ Grasses; relescopes, Mioroscopes great variety ; Cosmoramic Stereoscopes with views of superior and choice pictures on haiid. See adver tisement iu National Intelligencer. Testimonials. Norfolk, Septemlter 7 7M4. Si*: The Spectacles you made for me suit me very well, and seem to have improved my sight more than any other I have lately tried. LITT. W. TAZEWELL. 1 have tried a pair wf Speotabies obtained from Mr. Tobias, and hud tnem of great assistance to my sight.and corresponding with bis descriptionof their focus. 1 recommend him as a skillful optician. HENRY A. WISE. Petersburg. October 2l,iaS4. About five years ago. I obtained from Mr. Tobias, in \\ ashinglon. a pair ol <,lasses for tne spectacles winch I used, and found tlieni of great assistance to my decay nig vision ; and my opinion of him is. thai he is skillful in the preparation o| Glasses lor eyes not too far gone to I** benefitted by such aid. J. F. MAY. LvNrifBrRo. Noveml^r7.1R.S4. r rorn an examination of \|r. Tobias' Glasses, and from bis observations and remarks, am conviuced that lie is a skillful optician. J. J. BLACKFORD, M. D. Ly.-hchbciig, November 10. Il?4. Mr. John Tobias. ha\in< Inrnished me with clas ses, !>y winch I have been greatly aided,(my vision having suffered gieatly Ironi re.iding at night in my earlier life,I it afforils me the highest pleasure to say that I consider him a skillful practical optician, and well prepared to aid those who may need his professional services. VVM. B. R<*1 ZIK, Elder o| the Methodist Conlerence. Wilmington. N. C., June 27.1?.>4. Mr. J. ToKiak? litar Sir . I am happy to say thai the Spectacles u inch I obtained Iroiu you last week arc entirely satisfactory. From aa inequality in the visual range oTmy eyes, I have heretofore loui.d great difficulty in getting glasses ol the proper local dis tances. It affords ine pleasure to state, that by the aid of y our optometer this d.fticully has t>eeii happily obviated, so tlial the Glasses you furnished me are decidedly the best adapted to my ey es of any I have ever y et used. Very respectfully yours, R. B. DRANK. Rector of St. James' Pariah. Having been induced by a friend to visit the estab lishment at Mr. Tobias lor the purpose ol trying hi* glasses I wax furnished with a pair slightly colored blue, wince have adorded me more relief and grar.fi cation than any I have ever tried. My sight, ongin all% very good. was injured by writing and reading at night, liequently to a very late hour: but with the ai?J of the?e glasses I can study almost as late as ever, and that too without the pain I have previous ly autlered. . JOHN WILSON, Late Commissioner Gen'l Land Office. Dec. 11,1H55. I have used Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months,and take great pleasure in aaying that I am much pleased with tlieni. I have been much benefited by them. OKO. 1\ SCARBl'RGH. May 5th, IU.%. I was reootntnended to M r. John Tobias as a skilful optician : and as I have ey ??* of remarkable peculiari ty, I was gratified to find that Mr. Tobias soemed to comprehend them by inspection and some slight measurement, and he has made ine a pair of Specta cles that suits me admirably. A. P. BL TLER. July II, iH-jb. W*?HTtflTOS, Aug.R. law. Having liecn lor years under the necessity ol hav two sets of glasses?one tor use in day light, ind one for lamp-iight?I procured one set from Mr. Tobias winch answered Itolh purposes. I have used his lor several im-uths, and hnd fhetn excellent. KDWAK D STFBBS, Of Department of State. Mr. J. T obi a a. Sir: The pair of Spectacles yon furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me. They are ver> decidedly the l>e?t I possess, aiwt I ain the'owner of eight or nine pairs, carefully selected in different places and 'from opticians rec ommended to me on acoount of their professional standing in France. Kngland.and the I'nitcd States. I have been also pleased with your remarks and di rections on the treatment of the eyes, for the pur pose of preserving and improving In* snrht Respectfully yours, CHS. CALDWKLL. Professor ofM. C.. Louisville, Ky. Brooklyn Orthopakdic Institution, April, 1R.S4. After most careful examination of Mr. J. Tobias's Glasses, I ain enabled to testify that their hardness, clearness, polishing, and exact optical shape render them particularly reooininendable to those whose merely optical impairmeut of the eyes are in want of such auxiliaries. I consider, moreover. Mr. Tolnaa fully qualified to determine the focus of the eye,l?oth by his optical knowledge and experience, and by means of Ins optometer. In audition, I can further state that Mr. Tobias has supplied some of my pa tieuts with Glasses, to their ami mv satisfaction LEWIS BAl'KR. M. D.. Physician and Surgeon, Berlin} Meinl?er of the Royal College ol Surgeons, England; Meml>er of the Medical Society of London, and of tne Pathological Society of New York; late fvir reon of the Royal Orthopaedio Institution of Manchester, Kngl&ud, and Surgeon of the B. O. Institution. . . , __ No&roi *, Va., July ?7, I&S4. In the experience of even two years, I I nave found great difficulty in obtaining Spectacles that were ex actly adapt ed to the weakness of my sight. This in convenience Mr. Tobias seems to have removed for the present by the substitution for me of !>etter and more suitable Glasses. They are clear, chryatal-like and eomfortalde to my eyes. 1 would commend him to those who from age or other infirmity require ar tificial aid id this way. J. J. SIM KI N'S, M. D. Wilmington. N. C., June 16. 1854. To persons who have had the sight of their ey ea so impaired as to require the use of Glasses, I would recommend Mr. John Tobias as a suitable person from whom to obtain such Glasses as they may re quire. as he haa suited me with a pair of Spectacles for a far and near sight. Mv sight has been impaired very much by a servioe of years in the Poet Office Department. which berth required me to be on dut* from II o'clock at night till after day, during *1','?'' time I used but one light. W. A. WALKi- K. Department or Interior, May 8, ItW5. From natural defects and the unequal ranee of my eyes. I have been compelled to use glasses for jeve ral years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted t* my eyes, rour months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, whtoh I have found to serve me By the use of hie "P'onieter ho is etwbled to^??Dt glasses mast minutely to the ere. I tn fy reoommend Mr. Tobias to all hav.ng r.c^wion to BfeKUT?.'b" 1?uwis, " se 25 Ass't Sec'y to sign l^uid E^VKNING CLASSES are now forming ?t the j Central Aeailem*. corner of K and streets. The exercises will oomnience \\ ednesday evening, Ootober 14th. .. A eomple'e system of Figures la taught in a new. concise, and limply method. oo 9 1 m S M E RC H A NT Princi pat. G~ RKEN GINGER-GREEN GINGER.? GREEN GINGER reoeived. and for sale by RING k BURCHELL. It ? Vennott avenue and 1Mb street. THE WEEKLY STAR. . mm, ?'? Ten onpTir. * ? oosiaa* **' ??-???? ? <W Cask. wrtri?il| ia erfrear*. ?'w> thtt hu _^r' 1 " i at R. .yg1' !>? ,rr*,t.4 paper. Prire-VHR?:i^J;'i:Nl>? lil* '*"** <>f U# a act M Msnts wiU be allowed Pianot, *c. (jJOLD MEDAL PREMIUM WILLIAM KNAbV:V? f Senior tarti.er in the .ate firm of Kxabi, Gakhlk A Co., Oontinnee the manufacture and aa.e of grand HiANO FORTES. under ?i. nam J Noi i a "1 "J^T ^ ^ th# o!d ?Un<1l^i^ .5- * and 7 North hntaw street op ?I11T1 ^ri 2 t Eutaw House. Baltimore. No JirT ? JU,t ?P?D?<' ? new Sales Room at streets ? 7kI* ref>t- hetlr,,?'n Charies and Light Hen?* fcl?<-.ar premises partly oocupied by Mr keeB^Jn.fV^' n *? a music store, where they will amgL'S hand a large assortment of plain also. ^&^T.^it^r!i:f5:wbrrdB'doBW iHSwSS^S the 1 ndnstrial Exhibition M ,S rELES'"? "* rinia, IKS5 and IW. They have alJ? ' Vli the inchest premium Jailer medil? J?3? BSSli poll tan Mechanic#* Fair for 1857 Metro In addition to this we are in possession of teat imc n.a.s from the most distinguished professors smI amateurs in the oountry. which ?K*?nnc f??r thenm*; v#?* and otWi of ^"ASSESSf""'? ? ? Al[.!"*tr,,nJ*,,ll? are guaranteed for five years, and mP.nthi7r?m^*CJ"U,Kf 'airranted within the first six JLLar,i^B e<l. hired, and tuned. ,6-f* WM. KNABE A CO. T"ki/rtm.8T assortmkntof pi an. * ''r OR Tr,S is to be fotind at the Mamn D*. pot of looir.i w.ti. MK I ZI ROTT Watchei, Jewelry, drc. old and Silver ""'A \VATCHEtft JKWKI.R v. and fancy a r \J somcef the liest Gold ? A ICHI.S, hue i.<.|(| JKU'KLRV rr/V^i-^1? neoes. FANCY Al v/l*? n C. Call an<l examine, at __ .em*? ? ? J. ROBINSON S. 349 | a. av.. oppo. Browns'Hoiel. ("'LOCKS!?CLOCKS!'?CLOCKS"' i . nc^>^KS:-CL()CKs::-cLOCK?" A good BASS CLOCK for Si Fve?r.?% ?"?r Clocks at J. ROBINSON'S. ' r> Also. Clock Materials, Bueh aa Kevs. Balls.I Wires. Oils, Haa4e.R?. ' "" " | ( locks so the trade at who'eaale rrioea. Call ano examine, at v,?n J. ROBINSON'S. ?o<* 3" 2m 3fl Pa. av.. oppo. Browns' Hotel. Baltimore. Washington, and vir" gmia Bank .Notes taken at ear for all kinds of ricii and fashionable GOLD JEWELRY fins G O L I) and SI L V E R WATCHFs <;'oi n CHAINS. SEALS. KEYS, LOCKETS", s^'afl other choice good*, for a few days. 1 have just received a fine assortment of i.ew Goods, which I am prepared to aell at very low prices. ' at 338 Penn- *T?nne, aign of the large t.acle. H. O. HOOD. PROGRESS IN THE FINE ARTS. 1 ?AINTIJtO A5D PnOTOOXAPHT COMBINXD. photographic portraits, In Oil Colors, on Canvas, MmiATCRx or Sizx or Liri. S \V A F KKR'Q U(U? Rh" ait a n? p ic ? re gallery. l>oe<m Hall, corner lb st. and Pennsylvania avenue, S. 'NVALKKR has fitted up the above spaoious ipartinenta at a vrv treat outlay of capital, therein renderinc his establishment one of the most com pete and handsome in the whole oountry. He has i ,aree (.a ery for (ft rrkibittnn of upward of ar<* line Oil | aintmgs, bv mme of the best ancient and modern masters, to which he intends to add fresh importations. S. Wai ukr has also fitted up a oom plete vuit ol rooms, with privats robing apartmenta tor Iailies, and purchased the finest possible instru ments. and eneaeed a first class operative artist to jssist him in the department for taking all kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC, AMBROTYPtf AND DA Ul FR R K.?i I N PE i'OKTKAl TS, from the irtinll' si tnmniturr to sizf of lift. S. Wai.kkk. by combining the Photorraphie Pro ^kk with the art of Pamtine. of whtch he has had ..S years experience and whose specimens of life size portrait* may !*? seen in some of the first fami the citv, as well as those exhibited in hia t.illei), he will l>e t?l>le, Ly the oombination of the :w... to produoe portraits that have never been ex ?e !nd f?.r their Iidelit) and life like expression. Can ,aa and Uards prepared by himself expressly for :iie purpose. Particula. attention paid to the painting of Por :rait&. Miniature or life-size, from small pictures of it <?? nted friend*. I'ti.>t.,graphs taken from corpses, or sick persons tak?-u at their own residences, on immediate notioe. Committees and classes taken in any number in troups, and anv quantity of oopies from the same so,d It reasonable chances. Likenesses painted on Copper for Tomb Stones. Valuable Oil Paintings, and Old Family Portraits, aarefully back lined aud restored to their original Ireshncsa. Ladies and aentiemen are respectfully solioited to oa l at the Gallery, over Shillington's book store? Mitracce434 street, two doors from Pennsylvania ivsnns. Ull-aiw ^?HINA, GLASS, AND EARTHEN WARE." R. H.MILLER. SON & CO., IMPORTERS. Alcxasdhix, Vs.. VpaT\Have received two mstalinents of theirf^ P^/fah supplies from the Knglish Pofteries.W and wii. oontinue to receive accessions t?> T their stock till the business season sets in."** R. H. Miller. Son A Co. can assure their friends ind customers that their stock shall be of the most lesiraMe description, and that their prioes will oom ?are favorably with those of any deaiers in their line n J!n> of h*r market in the I nited S'ates. R.H. Milt.kr. Son A Co. have prepared them lelves to offer to merchants every inducement to nike their purchases in their line. ^ WINDOW GLASS. They havejust received via Antwerp and New k ork. from tne sreat manufactory of "Roux." New ftri-sse Is, 114" boxes French Window Glass of supe rior qualiM and of different thicknesses, which tney lave imported under such circumstances as to enable hem to otter a superior article at very moderate ?riee? as 21 -tf \b\V GROCERY, WINE, AND 1 \ LIWLOR STORE. The sul?criber bees to inform his friends and the public, that he has opened a NEW STOR E, corner jf 12th street and Louisiana avenue, where he in tends to keep constantly on hand a large and varied issortment of Foreicn and Domestic WlNF.S. Ll UrOHS, CIGARS, and FINE GROCERIES, sonsistinit of Fine Teas. Sugar,Coffee, Flour,Soap. I .'lives. Raisins, Figs. Sardines, Aucbeviee. Otard, Marrett A Co,, Pinet A Co., and Col. Chabani'e Brandies in cases, demijohns, and caska. Old Ja maica Rum, Sherries. Madeira. Port of various de scriptions. St. Jnlien Claret, Chateaux Margaux in oases, Champarne Cider. Brandy Fruits. Reynoid'a Edinburgh Ale, Anniaette, Maraschino, Curaooa. AliS) ntiie, t'hanipagne, and a large and varied de scription of Havana Cigars. Also. Stoughton Bitters, and Fever and Agne Bitters. PortPr. Ale.and Cider. Families are particularly inxitec to oal land exam ine the stock liefore purchasing elsewhere. Mem l?ers of Congress areelso informed that tlieir orders will l?e promptly attended to, and delivered at their residence* at the shortest notioe. A general assortment of fine Havana Cigars, im ? ported direct by the subscriber.at wholesale and re tai.. Canal Boats supplied on reasonable terms, and produce taken in exchange. Levy's Old Whiskey. constantly on hand.ofl?4?. Country orders punotually attended to, and ooun trv produce of all descriptions reoeivedon consign men?. JONAS P. LEVY, iea-tf No. y* Twelfth street. Bi ffin s principles of perspec TtvF, London; 37 cents Moore's Per?pective, principles and praotioe, t vols. London. ?2.75 . ? _ ? Locock'* Perspective ami Drawing from Natnre, London. 91 an Bolton h Ornwing fr<?m Objects. London. #2 Williams- Mode! Drawing. London. $5^n Krusi's Pr??gressiveC??urseof Inventive Drawing. London. 7.5 oe lit s Girarilon ; Coiir s Elementaire de PerspeoMve Lineare. 2 vols.. Paris. Drawing B??ok, landscape. Paris.cents Drawing Book, flowers, Paris, 62>. oents Drawing Book,animals , Paris.??.'S cents Diawnig Books, human figures. Paris,(3^ oents Clievreu! i>n Colors. Hay en Symetriaal Beauty, Pauonthe F.xtemal Forms of Man, Joplm's Iso metrical Drawing. Jopliug's Isoinetricel Perspec tive. Phillip's Lectures?n Painting. MerimeeonOil Painting, llaxlitt and Havdon on Painting. Ruskm'a Modern Painters. Philips on Color. Clej's Arehitee tiiral and Machine Drawing, Burn's Isoinefioal Drawing, IIili s F lower Painting, Coe's Drawing, Progressive Drawing B?*>k, Pyne's Architectural Drawing. Imi oe 1 CARD.?Those of our customers who are indel?t ed to us for acoounts rendered 1st July and amc*. and for notes past due. will greatly oblige ua ifthey will call at once and pay. It ia well known to every one in the community, that these are " trying times" with the merchants, and is it not the dut? of every one during a financial crisis like th? prdse.1t to pay promptly their just debts, and perhaps savs the credit of the merchants who have aiwsrs heretofore shown a willingness to wait the convenience of their customers. We confident * hope that they will not put us to further inconvenienoe. hut will, without delay, pay U* W*C|!aOUETT, NEWTON, may. k CO. oc 2* ><H corner of Penn. ave. and ?th ^eet. iported, with olhera, from London and Paris by '1? FRANCK TAYLOR.