Newspaper of Evening Star, November 14, 1857, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated November 14, 1857 Page 1
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THE EVENING 8TAR PUBLISHED EtBMT AFTBBIfOON, (HUH DAY EXCEPTED,) AT THK ITAI BVILDIROt, Corner of Pa. avnu4 and JilavarUk strsst, By W. D. WALLACE. r%peca eerved in paokngee by carrier* at #4 a j?v, or 37 oenta per ?onth. To mail aubeonbera the aab aenpUoa pnoe is a jwr, ta ?dvm+ct; $i far ?M month#; #1 fnrtkrN Bootki; u4 for eea tku three inoatha at tbe rate of IS oenta a weak. Sing la ?)^h, ob? Mat; la vntp^tri, two oenta. (of eifbt lioea to the squaret inserted three Umaa for 91; every other day or aemi-weefcly, tt per oeut. advauoe; oooe a week, 50 p*r aent. admace. VOL. X. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1857. NO. 1,505. THE WEEKLY STAR. gtnrle Fire onpi Tea oopi?? Tweaty oftftee ; t w Cms 4. taMnaMr tm'mdaimcZ ;.1 tt^SmKle oopiee (la wrapperai oaa be proeared at the counter .immediately after the leeae ? Um paper. Pnoe-THRKfc CENTS. ILr Poetnaaetara wbo aat aa areata will be allowed K wnminmw a ^ THE V R O \T N JEWELS. A Tale ?{ Loudon and Paris. BY DR. HORATIO W. NELSON, annoa of -'labt fL.um.ti; 01, th? doibl* makxiaok drc., 4c., Ac. frojiTinrKn Kk'H ora last ] All wju now excitement. The alarm ball, which ww kept near by to strike on such occa sions, began to peal forth its alarm, and from a dock below, in a few moment*, a boat of the Humane Society shot out, guided by a blue light, which was sent up by a watchman sta tioned on the cupola above the dock. The unearthly wild glare of the light, as it rose with a fiery train, high in the air. was shed upon the bridge, rirer, and throngs of barges and re*mls beneath, lighting them up with the glare of noon-day. but only tor a moment. But in this moment those who looked down from the bridge saw a boat, as it shot out from under the arch adown which tho form of the suicide had descended from tha parapet, lay to an in stant, and drag on board the body of a man ? He is safe!" J ?? They're got hire in !" W ho can J?e be ' were the exclamations of the watchmen and others While they were y*t 'Peking, the blue-light descended far orer the *ater, and was suddenly extinguished in the black wares of the Thames, tearing the scene, so lately illumined and clearly visible once more wrapped in darkness Th? lluniane's barge, seeing thaf the strange boat had rescued the man. retired to its berth in the dock, and iu a f?-w minutes all its? si lent as before. save the light, pattering feet of bra?for so also was she called?as she hast ened along the bridge on her way homeward, wondering why the good gentleman should wish to drewa himself, aud rejoicing that the boat's oompany had taken him safely out of the rirer. ? ? will now transfer the reader to an old structure, partly stone and partly of old black and decayed oak, which stands on the very shore of the Thames, half a mile abore London bridge, on the right bank. It was ono of the tew dwellings which remained of the days of fcuxabeth, and had been the residence of "a no ble lord of her court; and for that day it was an edifice of dignity and importance. But houses hare their histories, and their ups and downs in life, as well as their owners ; and aP trough many queer experiences and being put to many base uses, it had. at the time of our story goj to be a sort of rirer-side taproom, or boatman s inn . peculiarly fitted for such a use. bar ing to second story built out like a piazza far ?Jk f w wat#r> *? that a score of wherries and other boats could run under and lie together h ? lu 8i0lt?ri while from the water up. through the floor of the piazia. was a stairway th<? mrn ^ honse. which had a front on Thames Alley, a rile and narrow lane, which threaded the maze* of old bouses that lined the rirer side thVSack ~by which name thu ancient inn was known?was equally accessible by the .'treat as by the rirer?it had two sets of visit ?r,?^ e tbn>?n as well as the watermen. The house had a bad name, and a villainous look? with its dark. stout ehuiters most al ways closed, exterior, and the well-known char acter of its h.>st?as a returned conrict, as well ISLSTXS*"***' ?*, his <*uosU- wh0 about the door, it endently deserred its repu In4?? u JTV * police kePl T'Si'?Qt eyes, anl probably from its doors had been taken to prison more rogues of every dye than from any other sink of sin in the heart of London town The inn was quiet. The landlord, for rea sons of his own. had closed his doors half an hour earlier than usual Yet he had not put out all his guests. Baneath the iron lamp, and partly in its descending rays, sat a man who-e appearance was striking JIe was very large in nis breadth of shoulders and had a hearv looking square head, corered by short, black hair, streaked with gray. His features were bold aud high, with eyes of singular steadiness and fire. His complexion was dark, like the sea-tan o a man who has been in foreign clime.-. He hs.i out one arm. and wore the empty sleev* of iU nautical watch-coat thrust into the brea*i of it. His hps were Compressed firmlv upon aa?all p.p. which he was smoking, not plaoidlj, but fiercely, as if his thoughtowere I wild and excited Ipon the table by his side lay a h avy pistol, wbich he had just been ex ainm n;, and placed there as if satisfied with bis scrutiny. I "r?-P'?e not far off, sat the host of ? V ? ' wh"' fr"m * w?n known chapter .f, kwt?rjr' was known as '-Botany Bay " ? , a sobriquet be affected to be proud of instead of resenting It intimated that he had seen the world, and had had - experience.'' and aIj ,f.f no longer to be caught with .And although Paul was erer ready to gire advice and counsel to less experienced rogues, and even to let conspiracies against the peace aid weal of society meet secretly beneath ins roof, yet ho was careful never to go so far ? to compromise himself. '? J|e had once seen the Bengal tiger," was his inrariable reply, and he did not care about going a second voy **?, th? gaze upon Tiis visits atil was at ease in the world, laying up money by his inn for a rainy <jay. and had grown fleshy aneath the chin and" about the abdomen, with good fare He now sat by the fire-place in a huge, oaken, tilyjooking arm chair that he swore Jack Falstaffhad otfen sat u' *nlu '.fur tb?1 naatter. and a less matter. Prince Hal too He was not smoking, for he assevered that he had ne'er a stomach for to bacco?but a can of ale rested upon bis fat knee, held firmly in his fat gripe. To hare wen Paul in this attitude, with his rubicund ?" would ncrer hare suspected his jacket covered a convict s bad heart, and that, un ? fcrneath the hanging lock of hair which he kept carefully trained orer his eyes, was burned ?/* IDt? * flesh a fiery letter R." He sat and watched his one-armed guest's faceootof the corner of bis dull, bluish eves but fining to look into the embers Sudden ly the one-armed man east his eyes upon the hands of an old time alock, which was beirin t*"'* ,tJ WarD'uS rattle preparatory to striking .V he #*c'?'uie<l. before the first stroke of the hammer upou the bell was given 1* Ul?e he WiU ber": ,f h* should turn coward, and refuse tbe venture ? Not he?not he. Captain !" answered Paul with empkasi*. ??There's no fear In that blood I know the stock well. It's a thiek, know" * * man C4n t moT9 *? Jou " ? Tb? Tery for**r venture " > 13 to aiake jour fortune, as well as ? A desperate venture?a desperate rcnture, master, sai 1 the one-armed man. rising, and looking at Paul '? But I shall be well paid ' '?Risk nothing, gain nothing." said Paul, placidly as he half-emptied his mug. "Friend! when I get my part of the spoils. I intend tore tire, and live in the country, and lead a vir tuous life. I haTe a eoascience' Some tneo think a transported mau must go to the devil at the end will ye nill ye' Let me once get five thousand that * coming to me for my part in your matter, aud I'll be as honest a mm as a chureh warden : for. havin enough, I'll have no temptation to roguery. Enough's enough. Captain, and we must remember the judgment day." ? V\ hat a sate<-hisui of morals you oould get up. Botany, if you chose to t?ke to tbeology,'' answered the caplaiu, with a devilish sneer upou his dark andcnme-cre:iaed face - Hark ! there are oars' ft is my boat !? I know the swing <?f the villain's stroke !" As be spoke he opened a door which led upon 'he gallery, and the lamp sbiuiug through it upon the water revealed a barge with six men in. just trailmgo irs to shoot in under the fl^or. Tne nezt nvunent it struck gently with its bow tbe lower stair. "All right?' demanded the captain, as be me oue ascending tbe stairs from it. ? All right, Captain," answered tbe other, m tue eiear resolute tone of a young man. jet h,MrfBnder"key M if he did 001 wi'h to u over* ?,wi ?|)In0 ln;,let.tbe ??n remain to tbeir oars, and clese under in the shadow, for the guard! boats are now and then passing up and down IJ'd you bring the chestf" *5**'! answered joang rann, as he entered the tap-room with the captain "It is in the stern-sheets." ' And all woll armed?" Each man a brace of pistols and a cutlass. As for myself. you see ?" And he threw open the tront of his nautical pea-jacket of blue pilot cloth, displaying, momentarily, a brace of pis tols and a short, bright sabre. '' t"k* a <?*"? George, said the host f the ? back, going to the triangular enclo sure in the corner of his tap-room, and draw ing a mug of beer. " It is a raw night on the water, and you must feel as if something under your jacket besides cold iron would do you good. J -? Cold and dark. The fog, at one time, was s-.heavy weoould not see a boats length; but e wind that has come up the river breaks it away; and I think we shall have some light on our way down to the town " "Hist man! wainscots hare ears! Name no names nor places." said the captain. Urine his only hand upon the shoulder of the other. "As tor light, we need none for our purpose. Once in tjc mid-stieaui I can shape our courso by the current. The thicker the fog, tho better for us all." ? . ;>>~a 8??d. Lon'?n fog for a cloak, say I, to hide any night business, mates," remarked the host. ' Ten minutes past twelve'" said the cap tain, as the clock again met his eye. "It is time he were " At this moment a sound as if a handful of grarel were tossed against ihe window was , *f'J-. 1 aul ro?? and hastily crossed the room to the door. There he_ is, ' added the oaptnin. "But sake sure before you open." ?Tpor down?" demanded Paul, in a sup pressed tone, at the window, in which was a broken pane. ? Down, was answered from without, in the same tone of caution. raan ' exclaimed Paul, with certainty, and tho next moment the heavy chain and lock were partly remored. and two persons wrapped to the eyes, one in a cloak, the other in a thick .hawl, entered, stooping beneath the loosened cham. when the door was instantly closed and I? *1 j r did not r?move a broad fat v.? bis deoply"?haded brow, nor hi. cloak from his mouth, until he had cast a rapid and assured scrutiny around him. He hx*.*ny mantle, which was heavy with the night mist, and revealed the slight, yet tall figure of an elegant and graceful young gentleman, not more than six-and-twenty. His air and bearing were of that decided mark and tone which confessedly belong to the British aristocracy; a combination of haughtiness and ease, of selt possession and courtesr, of conde scension an-f res-rre. His face wa^ singularly hand^uie. and yet pale as marble, and worJ thin a* if with anxiety ami the restlessness of a guilty conscicnce. It wore an expression of age without years Both the captain and Paul touched their foreheads with deference, and yet ZULU"''?.H i. fami,i?"?y The young i xswainof the boat made nosign of recognition of him. and endently was ignorant of his name th r:*K i ra"u h? had' ,Iis companion in !r??i. ?' .Vu?r! thick f?,,ow remained ?inding in the back-ground, still muffled to the eyes. ? I am glad to find you here. Captain." he said, nodding and speaking in that refined and thoroughbred tone of voice which oan only be educated into men; and which is ever an indi cation of high breeding "I find," he added, looking at a heavy gold watch. ' that I am a few minutes late. "In pretty good time, my lord." said the captain, with a look as if he would like to be rami liar, but knew not how to overcome his habitual deference to rank, while the pale and haughty-eyed nobleman looked as if any un due familiarity would be replied. Vet why (lid he expose himself to the danger of compro mising himself by companionship with two such rogues as these, nay. with three such, for the young boatmau looked more like a dashing and daring buccaneer than an honest sea-going sailor, tven the man who carne in with? him had a villainous, out-throat look, so far as a glimpse could be got of bis beetle brow and thick nose, lighted on each side with small glittering eyes that shone, in the cavernous darkness of the leathern visor of his huge lur cap, like the eyes of a panther. In the centre or and superior in form and bearing to them all, as if a |>emg of another caste, stood the young lord For an instant a look passed across his face as if be disdained himself for such degrading asweiations, yet compelled to hold tueni for the time for purposes of his own oither of good or evil. Can they be good ? Can anything excellent or of good report come of such a company, assembled here in this den of robbers, at midnight ? ' You hare your man. I see, my lord." nod ded the old conrict Paul, looking across to the panther. '? \es. and if you and yours hare done your Eart we have all we have planned for. Ih the oat here ?" ; And six men at the oars. It waits at the stairs, answered the captain taking up his pistol and thrusting it into his broad black belt, where it hung bv a steel hook attached to the inner aido of the barrel. " (Jeorge, get all ready. " ? In a few moments the black-looking barge. containing the captain, the young nobleman! and his short companion, with George at the helm, was silently pushed out of the little shel tered dock of the ian, the walls of which hid it from the observation, even by day, of any on *hore , so that a boat could ahoot clear out into the stroam before it would be visible from the bouse and docks on either hand of the old iBn. Se\cr wns a robber s den more conveniently constructed for the purposes of roguery In the centre of it sat Paul of the branded brow, like a sly spider in the centre of his web. As the boat gilded noiselessly out into the river, he followed it with bis eyes, and as it disappeared in the darkness, and beyond the craft, heslowly shut and locked his door, saying, solus? [ " A right merry time, my masters! This night will make us all rich as the Lord Mayor, or hang you all high as Hainan?but not me ! 1 am only a friend of the parties! innocent as an angel unborn. I am an old bird?not to be caught with chaff, or salt on my tail, or quick lime What a precious cove that young my lord is ' I believe my lord would not stop short of anything for money. Here is the nice young fellow, not five years out of his teens ! But ho robs like a lord ' Plans and manages magnifi cently. He is none of your footpads or burg | lars lie means to be a sort of rogue that won t disgrace the peerage. Well, he pays well for using my bouse, and promises me well for *eore?*y. I pray he may get what he goes for. There is no fear in his blood?his ancestors were ail dare-devils and traitors, and bled on Tower Hill' Grand rogues?too lordly to be transported! Well! the Towerowes him some thing! His father's blood has paid before hand. as he says, for what he means to take to night. Heaven seud em back, and I'll be an honest man ever after, on my share of five thousand pounds, and forswear rogaery, malt liquors, and suspicious characters, 1 11 nettle down a country squire, and take to port, and die with the gout like a duke." The door elosed and barred, Paul put ano ther mug of malt beneath his waistcoat, and after carefullpr examining bis doors and windows (having previously closed the water-gate to his doekstaiis) he entered a little inner room, which had in ancient days been the private eabtnet of the Karl of Kssex, and in which Pr pys, Eveliw, Charle* the Firat and Second, and, s>ine say, even Fhakspeare. had sat with one or the other of the noble line ol boats. Upon a settle in the corner Paul stretched himself, after feeling beneath his bolster to aeoertaia if the Money be bad taken that day, ia the way of his vocation, and his two-barreled Spanish pistolet, a foot and a half long, were in their places. The boat, in which the midnight party we hare seen secretly embark were moving down the river, had not prooeeded many rods in th? darkness when a heavy drift of fog, blown up the river, enveloped them in cimmcrian black ness. One could not distinguish the figure of his next neighbor. The tide was at the flood, and the current could not indicate their direc tion. To advance longer by the oars nan per ilous", as well as uncertain, and each moment they were striking against some vessel's side. "This darkness is more than 1 asked for," said the young nobleman, in a tone of impa tience. " We shall not reach the Tower before morning at this rate.'' For two honrs they were inextricably entan gled among the craft that lay closely anchored, either by the shore or in the stream ; and when at length they were enabled to see stars by the lifting of the fog. they ascertained that they had been moving towards Westminster Abbey, a direction opposite to the one they desired to take. At length, when it was past two o'clock, they camo in signt of London bridge, and, favored by the ebb, tuey shot rapidly beneath one of the tall, massive arches, the captain at the h lm guiding her safely through the perilous pass. Scarcely had they darted from beneath when a dark form descended lilco a thunderbolt into the water by their side, with a simultane ous skriek from the parapet above filled the air. '?It's a man !" exclaimcd the young noble, in a tone of generous humanity. " Back your oars, all! I have him by the hair ! Drag him on board.'' The young lord had seized, while speaking. Lord Conybeare. a.s he rose by his side of the barge, and, being assisted by two of the oars men, the unhappv earl was laid in the bottom of the boat, which scarcely had paused in its carecr; for the swift current had borne both the suicide and the barge onward together un til be was rescued. "Oars ! give way. men. with a will!:' called out the captain ; and the next moment the boat and its party disappeared in the thick dark ness far down the river. The above is all of this beautiful and highly interesting story that will be published in our columns. We give this as a sample. The con tinuation of it can bo found only in the New York Ledger ot November 21st, and in it you will get the continuation of the story from where it leaves off here. If you cannot get a copy at any news office, the publisher of the Ledger will mail you a copy on receipt of five cents. Fanny Fern writes only for the New York Ledger; Sylvanus Cobb, jr., writes only for it; and nearly all the eminent writers in the country, such as Mrs. Sigonrney. Mrs. Em ma D. E. N. Southworth. and Alice Carey,con tribute regularly to its columns. Mrs. South worth will write for no other paper hereafter. Geo. D. Prentice. Esq.. of the Iiouisville Jour nal. prepares the Wit and Humor Department in the Ledger. It is mailed to subscribers at $2 a year, or two copies for $3. Address Rob ert Bonner, publisher, 44 Ann street, New York. It is the handsomest and best family paper in the country, elegantly illustrated, ai>u characterized by a high moral tone. Joe Phbi-ps's "Sneezing'' Dons. ? Joe Phelps, who by virtue of a long and painful residence in Jersey, has a face sprinkled with freckles, the result of the sunlight on the sandy soil of that monopoly domain?is and ha? been, and always will be?a dog fancier. His house is a jierfect menagerie of uogs, of every variety known to man. Ilia greatest pleasure consists in teaching the youngcanine idea how to shoot: and the laziness of two brindle, crop-eared, bow-legged, big-headed, hair-lipped bull-terri ers, which he calls his favorites, is sufficient evidence that they are ndefatible '-setters."' Joe keeps a tavern, a few miles in the rear of Camden, upon a dismal sort of a bj'-road. which, by virtue of crossing the Camden and Aiaboy Railway several times in its zigzag course, is sometimes called the "Short Cut to Eternity." The sitting room of Joe's tavern was large, airy, comfortless, and there was an old-fashioned fire-place, which occupied an en tire side of the apartment. The two bull terri ers. in cold weather, were continually roasting themselves at each end of the hearth, scarcely ever stirring, unless tempted by hunger to hunt up a stray bone or two. One evening a stranger stopped for the night; and after his horje was cared for. Joe ushered his guest into the fitting room, and went out to " do up the chores. The stranger drew up a chair to the centre of the broad hearth, and then, for the first time, noticed that he was the object of an intense scrutiny from two ugly canines, one each side of him. Presently the stranger gave vent to a violent sneeze. To his astonishment, the two dogs wagged their stumpy tails, looked at each other with a solemn expression of countenance, ami then slinked away, through an open door, into another room. A moment after, Joe came in "Hello! stranger, where's them dorgs of mine?'* " I don't know, sir; I don't know; I sttrezctl just now, and it must have frightened them, for they started off instantly " "That's it! I'spected you had sneezed. I always whip them dorgs for sneezing.'' The mystery of the sudden departure of "them dorgs was now explained: each nog had thought It was the other that sneezed ; so both went out, mentally thinking of the " strapping'' in perspective. A Balloon Ascension and a Fight ?The ascension which Professor Marion promised to make at Hudson on Wednesday, ended in a row and a fight. Professor M. having a short sup ply of funds, ordered up x short supply of gas. lie got into the basket, but the basket would not ascend. The Professor then cut loose from the basket and undertook to go up aB be did in this city, seated on the ropes. He did not suc ceed ; not gas enough. Professor then pulled off his coat, vest ana boots, hoping less weight would give him more bouyancy. Another fail ure. lie then offered to pull off pantaloons and stockings, and go up in the costume of a 'Roman senator ' This so horrified an old lady from the rural districts that she allowed she'd faint and call police. Profeaeor reconsidered the Roman senator question, and resolved that he'd have more gas. More gas waa procured?6.000 feet. Api>eared to make balloon heavier. Hud son gas is made on a new principle, and can be poured from juga like molasses. A portion of the people became impatient, and iintormedtbe Profefsor that he was a "foo-foo.'' Professor talked back. This exasperated the crowd. Professor seeing exasperation tainted away, and was carried to the Hudson House His agent, Mr. Myers, then undertook to make an ascen sion on his own hook Myers also failed where upon people informed Myers that he too was a " foo too. ' Myers thinking this was personal, got out of the ropes, folded up the balloon and returned to Huuson House. At the Hudson House the feud was renewed. John Best allow ed that Marion "ought to be chawed up for cat meat." Marion retorted, and offered to fight Best for $25. Mr. Best sailed in. squared for the Professor and " put a shed over bis eye'' in aboutone and a half minutes. Marion fell? was picked up and put to bed. Thus terminated the second great balloon ascension in Hudson. To supply Marion so used up the gas at head quarters that half the city last night had to go bock to oil lamps and tallow candles. During the row the balloon was badly torn. Marion is a benefactor. He has given Hudson the first taste of " lift" that it has experienced in four teen years.?Albany Knickerbocker. ITr A sbewer, attended with heavy thunder anavivtd lightning, pa*?#d over EBaworth, Me , on Monday evening UTT*" A large gMy eagle was shot by a negro man at Montgomery. Ala., last week, while in the art of carrying otf'agoone. Uy One firm In New Raven has retailed to the ladies of that village this season, (en thousand yards ot cord fa* skirt extension. Georgttown Advertisement*. A LARGE A!W)RT.MKNT up fall At ??ry Lo%b Fricts <? dmtk CuUomtrt. no * JOH2 hTsWOOT, No# 119 South Sidb or Bbidgb Stbbbt, , . . Georgetown, D. 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ALBERT KING, Agent for the Distriot of Columbia, .? ,, No. 35 High street, may li-tf lintel.A WtAfes Georcetown. I). T. Dentistry, ftc. DK. VILLARD, DENTIST, LATE OF CHI caoo, would respeotfuily infbrm thecit iiens of the District and vioinity, that hav-f ing looated hunaelf in Washington, In is now prepared to perform all operations in hiaprofes sion, in the most approved sty le. pm?e, No. 250, Penn. avenue, adjoining Gautier's jan It r|MlE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. M. LOOMIS. M. D . the inventor and patentee of Loomtt' Mineral Plate Teeth," hum ., mccessfully introduced his improvement in; varions cities, has now permanently estab lishad himself in Washington. This improvement for Sets of Teeth oonsists chief iy in making a sef of but one pieo? of material, aiid mat indentructjl.ie .mineral. No metal is used it their construction, ai.d they are therefore free from jtalvanic action and metalio taste. There are no joints to become filied with moisture or particles of fiHjd. henoe they are pure and clean. They are lighter, stronger, less clumsy, far more durable, and natural in their appearance. 1 will give a reward o Ous I nousand dollars to any one who will produoe a similar work ,*>f art to eoual mine in purity, beauty, durability, artistio excellence or any other requisite quality. All work responsibly warranted. Peiuia. avenue. l?et?veen 11th and l.th streets, ftp IS-ljr f\ENTISTR Y. ~ VW DR. STEPHEN BAf LV, OFF1CK No. 193 PlSKHTLVANU Avk.HI, Thru doors from 14/fc Street. Db. BAILV begs leave to inform the public that he can be seen at all hours, at his office, located as above. He feels aasured thtt an experience of fifteen yeari,' practice, with the large number of patients, arn!?reat variety uf di thou it owes that he nas treated success fully, will enabli him to surmount auv difficulty, aoientifio or otherwise, relating to the Teeth. His own experience ?oi.firinniK the opinion of many mer. eminent in the profession, and especially f)rs. Harris and J. and E. P&rmiy, has led him. long sinoe, todia oardall mercurial preparations for filling Teeth,also all Enamels, Gutta Percha. India Rubber, and Ce ments for the obstruction of Continuous Gun I eeth. and that Porcolian, mounted on Gold Plate, is the only reliable substanoe that can be worn in the mou'b.BK was im-st conclusively shown by the last American Dental Convention. Although he flatters himself from his long resi dence ar.d praotioe in Washington, he ia favorably known ta his numerous filends and patrons, he begs leave to refer them to the following TESTIMONIALS: From tha lata Reotorof the Churoh of Epiphany of this oitv. Dr. Stbphb* Bailt: DearSii^-I desire to ex press my esteem foryou personally, and my confidence ic yon as a superior dentist. The operations executed for me have been highly satisfactory. I hope tiiat yos may reoeive the patronage from my friends and the publio that yonr skill so well deserves. Voura very truly. Washington, Aug.26, 1896. J. W. FRENCH. From one of the oldest firms in Baltimore, Meaara. B-ggs, fjotman A Co. . Having employed l)r. Stephen Baily, Surgeon Den tist.of H ashmgton city, to execute for me an im portant ar.d diffioalt piece of work, which he did to my entire satisfaction, and in view of the fact that one of the most distinguished rnembersof the Dental College of Baltimore, failed, after repeated trials, to perform the same work satisfactorily, it gives me great pleasure to express my entire eonSdenoe and nigh estimation of his professional skill. Baltimore, Jan. 12, 1857. HARMANN BOG68. Extraot from a note received from the late Hon. Jobs M. Clayton. . , y. 8. &KNATB. Aaf. 19, 18M. The teeth yon made for me work admirably ; noth ing oou Id be better. Very gratefully, JOHN M. CLAYTON. To those that aeek relief from the maladies of the teeth, I can oheerfully reoommend Dr. S. fatly as a superior Dentist; he made a set of porcielian teeth for one of my family, and plugged several teeth for myself, and the work has all stood well for more than tenyeara. ROBERT T. NIXON, of the Va. Co of. of the M. E. Churoh South. April 19. 1856. We. tha undersigned, having had oooaaion to avail ourselves of the professional skill of Dr. 8. Baily, Surgeon Dentist of thia cil& or naving been oognu ant of his operations on oi^families or friends, take pleasure in expressing our admiration of Ins artistic skill, as well as of the uniformly satisfactory manner in which he performs the most delicate and diffioult operations in Dental Surgery,and we respeotfuily re oommend him to the oonndence and patronage of tha pnblio. of whioh we consider him eminently worthy. 'Tbomas U. Waltbb, Arohiteot IJ. S. Capitol. TROMAa Millkr, M. D.,of Washington, b. C. I. S. Bohrkr, M. I). of Georgetown, D. C. i. 8. l.i?iroLM, M. D.t of Washington, D. C. Jos. H. Bbadlby, of Washington, D. C. Gkobgb Walton, Ex-Governor of Florida, Waltbb Lbroz, Ex-Mavor of Washinfton, Hbrrt Baldwin, U. 8. Patent Office, O. C. Wisht, Principal Rittenhouae Academy. fBb? tr Jl'ST RECEIVED, fo ty barrel a of the L'NEX PL08IVE GAS. or Ethereal Oil, whioh we will sell at the same price as the other. We have alao Lamps, suitable for burning the above. HOWELL. A MORSEL*, _n 7 tf No. 323 C street^bet? Cth and 7th. 1I*CONOMV IN FI'EL,?I have thisdav rfoeived J another supply of the PA R I.OR KL'RNACES. For sale only at C. WOODWARD'S Metropolitan Stove and (irate Faotory. Nos. SIR and 32? Pennsyl vania avenue, between 10th and lith streets. n 7-aofit C. WOODWARD. THREE PIANOS, made by Roaenkrantx of Ger many, for sale very low. We accepted. these Pianos in part aayiuent for new ones last week, and are able to sell them at very' great tnpgaina. Also, four other Pianos,?2 at ?25 each.ono at 937, and one at ?7S. For sale or hire upon very easy terms, at our great Piano establish ment, No. Pa. av., between 9th and loth sta. _ JOHN F. El. I.I J*. QCI8SORS. MIRRORS, POWDER BOXES, *7 Ac.,at GlBBS'S Hair Store, near ISth street, Pa ave., and at his Palearoon, under Wiitards'. ? 10 3m LOOK IN ATMei.AUGH LIN'S, No.so'between SI 8'h and 9th streets, at his large atoek of new liood* now opening. u in ORIENTAL NAIL POLISH, giving a beautiful lustrq to the hnger naila, at GIBBS'S Hair more, wear i3th street. Pa ave. n 10 3in Vk?li nsplutfh, accor deons. musmT, Ac., at ELLIS'S, 3t?, between Mh and loth s reels ? io fASHIONABLE PER"UMERIKS. from the Bt ^IBBS'S, near tha eonujror I3ti? akwt, P?. ave. n i?-3m For Kent and Sale. OC U-tf Fti5ajdiilurmy housk un f w. F. PHILMPW. FVv?r1^"Lz/L1 Fnrnished HOUSE. ? ( I\o. 446, north#-.at oors^r of H *d<1 10th i'roeta) ^m'ftS" ttwP^tr00r-W'th, *** fixture*, hnthirig room. ?o !? or parti ^olars app y on ttae premises or address Box SI3. city p,>,t Ottoa^_ _ ?STt'f FOR RENT.?One large PARLOR with Hed roomn attached, suitable for a family or gentle "IT o y' w or without Board. Also, several at DMvFr^Ol'U'5 ??. ?"1 "i,nKld I*"femen Apply aUirhVt.. ' Pa *venu?<'>*tween l?th FS;?, ?K\T -T,P?r- H? w? NI NDKR Imvih .Jttednp his Hail in an elegant manner, which be^inrJi1*7" PreM,*?t room* in this city, will be rented upon moderate terms for Soirees.Supper* Dinner, or Promenade Concert. Apply at t? Hall on riiesday, Wednesday, and Thursday even fi 2"! H ""''l o'clock. --U'-V?]*00' '".HS* ?P?n f?r the reception of pnpil. ocs?tf " fhur8day afternoon and evening Stoves, &C. met?o?poiM?Jg^Wo" okat, Tke Greatest Cooking starts in the United , . States. th? re<>e'v#,<1 0<>? Philadelphia a few of i^ LNj St*r. or double Oven Cooking r*tove, a decided improvement on the old Mominc nh?<* Ihl il' r 1R57' had theill got up in I'hiladei phi* this last summer, exclusively foi this market I hey are very heavy and strong, and ca.t ?<f the (r-!mk.nr,t|'r-nnrTlv,ln!a 5Ialle*^? Iron. Ail thf SlT I f 1 *rr TT1,v'a extra heavy. F. H Church, manufacturer. 4 ' r"K Star, made hy Messrs Aooott ft Laiirenoeol the same place, Thk i.ir.m ? tkf.kt D'>iai K Ovkx Cook, made hjr M easrs vJVw k2-?Y. ^ Co.. Baltimore,together wjth the h ?i f* riGHTPUT-ToP COOKING SlOVK* 'ou"? ,n '(??? or*ii? other market, norm of which are the celebrated Scjir:s?. Iwprovft tjtOKB, t LOR A Co(H(, NoBLR CooK. MRU the BlC? A,ir . ,g,'J Cook. If any man can produce a better Cooking Stove, to excel the aliovs Stores for roasting, baking, fto., J will give him #5??oneac? one. I leasfl ca.l and examine them, it will eo.t you *^..'.177.?? ?? ?? kind, and aorta of sto\es,&c. For sale at ... , C. WOODWARD'S, Metropolitan Stove and Grate Factory. No- 318 acd322 T>a.ave? bet. toti. anH 11 rh eta. Baioonr in Front full of Stoves. N. B. A. to the Sea Shell flat top Coorixg Stov*. I have examined it thoroughly. and think it has a very appropriate name?Shell. Yes. shells will barn out in a few fire.. It 1. a Rood name for them?good for the makers. And aa to the old Morn ing Star. I sold them last fill, but will not sell them They are a. thin a. pasteboard. I can prove that the innaer s ageut urged me, for almo.t a day. last summer m mv tonnting room to sell them thi? I rail: saying that if I would take twenty-five ef them he wouid give me theexclusiveagency ofthem for nv? yenr#. f told him f would not h*ve them at ?n,T Pr'?e. they are ao thinly made. Tnev are hand bi! ed over town by one th-t said last fall that they were not worth having. All the above I c*n prove, se 17-tf r P R O 8 T K 1 N G~ c- woJFward-8 MbTROPOl.ITAN STt?VE AND ORATR FACTOR V. IS 0.318 fa. art nw, be tie fen 10 tk and .e 3-eo3m WtK %treets. ( Pianos, Ac. IJOLD MEDAL PREMIUM ur,...... ?*PI4NO fortes WILLIAM KiNABE, fSenior oart..?r in the late firm of Knaek. Gaehl* 4 Co.. (.ontinue. the manufacture and sale of rracd anc I'lA.NO FOKTK?. anderHie name?M. of William Knnbe ft Co., at the old stand.lOBB No.. I, 3, 5 and 7 North Hutaw street op HI 11 1 poaite the Eutaw Hou.e, Baltimore. rhewbavaaiao just opened anew Sale. Room at No ii"7 Baltimore street, Utween Charles and I.ieht street., on the premise, partly occupied by Mr Henry McCaffery a. a music .tore, where they will keep coimt.nitly on hand a larite assortmfer.t of piaii *nd biehly-fim.he?t *raml and square Piano Forte, also, .Mekxieiui., from the l?e.t maker., fr<>m 4 to5 ouLtve, some with double ke?-boards, double reed, ami .tops to suit small churohea. BrtitR extensively en*aj:ed in the manufacture o Pianos, we will *ell wholecaleand retail, on th* moa liberal tenna. Our Piai;<m were awarded the highest premium (gold medal)at th?. Fairs of the Maryland lrutitute two suooessive years?October, 1S36, and l&V? in op position to fourteen ar>>i eif;ht??n piano, from suire t'f the l>e<?t makers from New \ ork, Hogton and Bal timore. We were alsoawar led the first premium-at the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond, Vir ginia, lfi56 and Jiiflfc. 'I hey have al.o Iteen awnrded th. inchest premnim t.ilver medal) at the .Metro po.itau MeoiMknic' Fair for 1R57. In addition to thi. we are in pocses.ion ofte.timo nials from the most distin?ii:sbed professors and amMeur. in the country, which can be seen at our warerooms. .peaking for them.elve. and other, of the high appreciation in whioh our instruments are svery where held. All in.t/uinent. are guaranteed for five year., \nd a privilege of exchange is granted within the fir.t jix months from the day of safe if the instrument, do not five entire satisfaction. Wholesale denier, will find it to their advantage to give u. a call before purchasing. Pianos exchanged, hired, ai d tuued. mar I6-1t \VM. KNABE ft CO. Thi: largest assortmentof pian OFORTES 1. to be found at the Muaic De pot of |oc 13) \V. G. M F.TZEROTT. Watches, Jewelry, Ac. WATCHES. JEWELRY. AND FANCY AR *? TICLES. I have on I and some of the l>e.t Gold and Silver WATCHKS, fine Gold JEWELRY, in fi ants and eingle pieces, FANCY AR'fl CLES, A.c. CS3 Call and examine, at ^ J. ROBINSON'S. oc3^-2m 349 Pn.av.,oppo. Brawns' Hotel. CLOCKS!?CLOCKS!!?CLOCKS!!! C LOCKS!?CLOCKS!!?CLOCKS!.! A good BASS Cl.OCK for 91, Every style of Clocks at J. ROBINSON'S. Al.o, Clock Material., .uoh a. Keys, Balla.l Wires, Oils, Hands, Ac. Cloaks to the trade at wholesale price.. Call I acd examine, at 1 J. ROBINSON'*. 00 y 2m S<9 Pa. av.. oppo. Brown.' Hotel. Baltimore^ Washington, and vir gima Bank Not., taken at par fur all kind, of rich and fashionable GOLD JEwELRY. fine GOLD and SILVER WATCHFS. GOLD CHAINS. SEALS, KEYS. LOCKETS, and all other choice good*, for a few day., 1 have ju.t received a line aa.ortment of new Goods, which 1 am prepared to aeiJ at very low price.. Plea.e oall at 338 Penn. avenue, aitn of the large Spread Eagle. ?esn-tf H.O.HOOD. yie 01 1 >151 THE SECRET INFIRMITIES OF YOUTH and MATURIT 1, Just Published. Gratie. tk*2Sth Thousand. A few woM. of the Rational Treatment, without Medicine, of Spermatorrhea or Local WeMkness, Ni>ctnrnai Fmisslons, /yf/fl Genital, and Nervons Debility, Pre mature Decay of the System. Impo-, tency.and Impediments to Marriage' generally, by B. DE LANKY. M. D. The important fact that the many alarming ooin plamts. onginating in the imprudenoe and solitude of youth, may he ea*il* removed without Medieine, 1. in thi. .mall tract, olearly demon.trated ; and the entirely new and highly .ucoe.aful treatment, a. adopted by the author, fully explained, by mean, of which everyone i. enabled to cure Himself perfectly and at the least poa.ible coat, thereby avoiding ail th. advertwed r oat rum. of the day. Sent to any address, gratis and post free, in a aealed envelope, by remitting twf postage .t.mp. to DR. DEL AN EY. s?88-dftwtf 17 Li.penard street. New York. \riRGINIA AND OTHKR PAPER MONEY TAKEN AT PAR! CLOTHING ' -CLOTHING ' ?CLOTHING ' < ukap roi cash. MONEY SAVED AND FAIR DEALING, At 322 P*>'38TLVA.\iA Avkjiik. between 9th and IOiA Ml., st the " 1 ati House. Just opened, a large stock of READY MADE CLOTHING, at the following low p'iee.: We oan offer greater liargains ChHku^ than oan beoStained elsewhere in tni. city. Owing to our building, we did not lay: in our stoek as oti er. did, aud we bought at great .wifioea, owing to the state of the ma'ket. -1.^ Heavy Winter Overcoats...- 9* 9? J? U? Heavy B"dy Coat. - 2 2!!? ,2 Black Cloth Coat. ? 2. Wiater-lined Cassimere Paats..... 2 Stt to 5 00 Winter-lined Cassimere Ve.ts.dou We breasted ' 25 to * <JJ Rmi Ovwoottl. 2 75to 6 (*0 Boy. Jackets. I Wto S no Woolen Pants............ - . ?..... 1 25 to 250 Having on* of the largest ami finest assortment, of CLOTHS and CASSIMERE" in this city, we are prepared to make Clothing to order at the short - Ml aotice. it WALL. STEPHENS ft CO.. ?2 Pa ave . bet, ftth andlftth ate. Vocal and Initromental Metric. R.W. H KN R Y PALMKR'S P1 A.NOFOR Tb CI.A^F^mowlTmMmimv Wimbn FVr sons desirous of availing i Cfmwivn of Mr ftLI ? i'k service* nre requested to enroll their dusn as early aa poiubll. . Tnis Clkes system is mon KimUfK.?i for U? advancement of Children, than any other sy *tem of ,n"t "is eiwaily advwnta?r???e ^tM ^rf#olk* of tb* m<>at brilliant performsis. Thmi in AdvaHc?. Primary Claas #5 por quarter. A?va?ee CI la Air 1 * -- ^ {EL"*, 1 applications to be made to Mr. \V. H. ALMER.at hi* residence . ?. J** F street, be?i Thir'eenth and Fourteenth. IL/*" Georgetown Ciaases meet every Monday and Tbnrsdav at IVo'clock, at Mm Harrover's George town Feinaie Seminar*. ee 3* tf J^OHMAL MUSIC"SCHOOL. C. L. f R VINO will open a Music School foe U diea and Gentlemen. at Temperanoe Ha I, on E atreet. fietween !*th and 10th, on Monday afternoon. November 2d. at 4 o'clock. The <>biect of tin* School is to make ladie* and gentlemen 'borough!? acquainted with Muaic from the Klementary principle* to Composition and Har mony. Classes will be formed for the afternoon and even ing of Mor.daya, Wedneadavs. and Fridaya, at 4 o'clock and 7. The Georgetown Class meets at Miaa HBrrover'a **eminary on the afternoons of Tuesdays aad Thurs day a, at 4 o'olock. Terms ? I'er quarter. 33 lessons. in claaa. f S; pri vate instruction ?Vocal, Piano, or Orran. ?22. Application may be made to Mr. laviym at the Hall at the timsal>nv? named,at Eliia's Nua,? Store. or thouth the Poat Uffioc. _ oc 24 tf M I'M OA I. CARD. R.6EORGK M. ART!! t<ega .eaveto anoounoe to his Iriends of Washington, Georgetown <nd A exandria, that ha la n?w prepared t< furniah Ml SIC for Balis, Private Pat tea. aad r? Soiree*. From oi.e to ar.y numler of Muaic.aua to be had at the shortest notice. Ordera ran ba ieft at the M usical Depots of Joba F. Ellis or W.li. Metxerott. or at his residence, corner fith and G streets. Navy Yard. oajn Jm* Dancing. ? A N C I N (i A C A D E M V Mr. T P. GASZYNSKI and DAt'GHTER have the honor to announce to the I^adiea and Gen over Farnhum's Bookstore, for Misaeaaod Masters, from 3 o'clock p. m.; lor 1-adiea and Gentleman, from 7 o'clock p m. Georgetown?on Wednesday. ' he 7th of (>ctober. at M iss Har rover 'a Ladies Sara ? inary, from 3 o'clock p. m. For terms and particulars application can be made %t Mr. G.'s residenoe, 4C7 E street, between 9th and l?th streets. se 1*-6m 5|4 SEVENTH STREET. TO bTa S. OPTICIAN, Offioe Seooud Story, tt.ree doors from Odd Fellows' Hall. Spectacles and Glasses saited to every eight; Opera. Reading, and W Mohawk*)'?_r?~i_ Giaaaea; Telesoopes, Miorosoopaa in^-*"~ great varwlj ; Cosmoramic Stereoscopes with views of auperior aud choice picture*on baud. See adver tisement in National Intelligencer. TesTIMOMaLB. Norfolk.. September 7.1>M. St* : The Spectacles you made for me auit me very well, and aeem to have improved my eight more titan any other 1 have lately tried. i.itt. w. Tazewell. I have tried a pair ef Spectablea obtained from Mr. Tobias, and hnd them of treat assistance to mv sight, and corresponding with his description of their focua. 1 recommend h.m aa a akillful optician. HENRY A. WISE. PxTEBsBrac. t lotoher tl.IKi About five years ago. I ol tamed from Mr. Tobias. in Washington, a pair of Giaaaea for the apectaciea which I need, and fonud them of great assistance to my decaying vision; and my opinion of him is, thai he is skillful in the preparation of Giaaaea for eyes not too far gone to be benefitted by suoh aid. J. F. MAY. Lykchbcbo. November 7?mm. From an examination of Mr. Tobias' Giaaaea. and from his obeervat lona and remarks, am oonvmowl that he is a skillful optician. J. 4. BLACKFORD. M. D. Lynchburg, Novemt>er 10. I KM. Mr. John Tobins, having furnished me with Glas aes. by which I have been greatly aided, (my vision having differed greatlv from reading at night in my earlier lifts.) it aiiorda me 'he holiest pieaaure to say that 1 consider him a ski.'Ilul praotiaa! optician, and well prepared to aid those who may need his professional services. WM. B. Rt'l'ZIE, Elder of the Methodist Conference. Wit-Mine Tom, N. c.. June 27, luM. Ma. J.T??bia??/for Sir : i am happj tosaythat the Spectacles which I outlined from you last week are entirr-I) sat sfactory. From aa inequality in the visual range of mv eyes. I have heretofore found great difticully in aettnig glasses of the proper fooal dis tances. It anoriis tue pleasure to stale, that l>y the aid of your optometei this difficult! lias beeuhapptiy obviHtid. so that ttic Glasses you luruisheJ me are decidedly the best adapted to my eyes of any 1 hare ever vet used. Very respectfully vonrs, R. B. DRANE. kectorof St. James' Parish. Having lieen induced b* a friend to visit the estab lishment of Mr. Tobias i'or the purpose of try nig his glasses I was furnished with a pairsiightly ooiored blue, wince have atlordrd me more ro.ief and gratih cation than any I have ever tried. My atght, origin ally- very g?>od. was injured by writing and reading at night, frequently to a very late hour: but with the tin of thexe glaaees 1 een study alm??st aa late as over, and that too without the win I have previous ly sutiered. JOHN WILSON. 1 Jits Commissioseer Gen'l Land Office. Dec. 11, iar?i. 1 have used Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months,and take great p!ea?ure in saying that I am much pleased with them. I have been much benefited by them. GEO. I\ 8c ARbl'ROH. May 5th, I A*. I was reoommended to Mr. John Tobias as a skilful optic.au ; and as I have e\ es of remarkalds peculiari ty, I was gratified to find that Mr. Tolnas seemed to comprehend them by inspection and some slight measurement, and lie has made me a pair of Specta oles that suits me admirably. A. 1 . BL TLLK. July 11, 1&56. Washitgto*. Aug.*. IBM. Having l?een for years under the necessity of hav two sets of classes?one for use in daylight, and <hi? f??r lamp-light?I procured one set from Mr. Tobia? which answered ls?th purposes. I have used his for several mouths, and hnd t h?-m exoelient. EDWAKDSTUBB8. Of Department of State. Mr. J. Tobias. Sir: The pair of Speotacles yon furnished mo yesterday are particular,j satisfactory to me. They are verr decided.y the beet I poss+sr. and I * m the owner of eight or mue pairs, careful.y selected in different places and from opticians ree ommended to me on aoooant of their professional standing in France. England.and the I'mted States. I have boen a'so pleased with yoar remarks and di rections on the treatment of the eyas, for the pur pose of preserving and improving the sight Respectfully ronrs, CHS. CALDWELL. Professor of M. C., Looisville, Ky. BROOKLTN OBTHOPAKDIC IlKSTtTPTlOR. April, 1KM. After most oareful examination ot Mr. J. Tobias's Glasses, I am enabled to testify thai their hardness, clearness, polishing, and exact optiaal shape render them particularly reoommendahle to those whose merely optioal impairment of the eyes are in want of suoh auxiliaries. I consider, moreover, Mr. Tobias fully qualified to determine the fooua of the eye,both by nis optioal knowledge and expeneooe, and fn means ol his optometer. In addttiou, I oan further state that Mr. Tobias has supplied sums of my pa tiecta with Giasse*. to their and my satisfaction LEWIS BACER. M. D-, Physician and Surreon. Berlin: Member of the Moral Coll?>ge of Surgeons. England; Meml>er ol the Medical Society ?if l^mJon.and of the Pathologiaal Sooset* of New York; late Sur teou of the Royal Orthopaedic Inatitution of Manchester. England, and Surgeon of ths B. O. InstitnUon. . . .. ... Nobbolk, Va., July *7, MM. In the expenenoe of even two yeara. I have found great difficulty in obtainingSpectaoles that wsrsex actly adapted to the weakness of my sight. This ut oonvemenco Mr. Tobias seems to have remoyod for the preaent by the sul>stitution for me of better and more suitable G lasses. They are clear, ohrystal-like and oomf.flrtable to my eyes. I would commend him to those who from age or other in?nMrmiirii?r tlhcilii AMI IB thl? Vty ? J ? J ? Bl W ^ ? 4^*s lla WiLMl!??TO!?. N. C., June IS. IBM. To persons who have had ths sight of their eyes so imsaired as to require the use of Glasses. 1 would reeotnmend Mr. Johu Tobias s* a su tabie person from whom to obtain suoh Glasses aa the? may re ouire, as hs has suited me with a pair of Spectacle* for a far and near sight. M* *iglit He* li^n impaired ver* much by a service of year* in the Post Once Department, wtneh berth required me to be on dutr from II o'olock at night till aAer day, during which time 1 used but one light. W. A. W A LK ER. Dxr artmbst or Ixtbriob. May t, 1846 From natural defects and the unequal range of my eves. I have lieen compelled to use glasses for sevs raJ years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fttted te my eyes. Four months sinoe Mr. Tolnaa made two pairs especially for me, which I have found to serve swe perfeoUy. By the use of his optometer he is enabled to adapt glasses m<tst minutely to the e*e. I most eheerful lon to kill as i STOCK OF BOO-TO AND ~ '? ri-"-?" ? TJjH , M'"nnipWus's. n.n Pa a** M s?w awl "??> Ul? Cor. Vermont ave sod mtk st