Newspaper of Evening Star, December 24, 1857, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated December 24, 1857 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. THI VANDERBILT HEWS. This is the title of ? sheet of which two copies have come to us, purporting to have been Issued on board the Vanderbilt during her last voyage to Europe, but wdirh were evidently printed upon her arrival. Tb? contents probably con tributed to the amusement of the passengers upon the way. We find among them the following by an American lady, more distinguished hitherto in a different art: To the lien that laid the egg the poet had for breakfast, on board the V.iuderbilt, Monday morning, Nov. 2, 1WS7. BY Ml** HAXKIKT <?. BO'MFR . ae. Hail lay inc l>ird! ard thrice all h il! Thou'st raise?l an egg; m? voice 1*11 rai For will aliall not, it flesh shall tail To greet thy lays, with other la> a. Tli? yo'k was easy, but for me. Though with materia, moreample. How idly vain the hope would he. Like thee to set as c<mm! egg sample. In vain, tho' e'en heart'ablood I spilt. And yet than now. what time more ht. While I upon the Vandtrb>lt, Or brooding o'er the hatch-way sit? Hut no! myselfl could not plume In pluoking all thy (emtiers rare From out thy cup. or Imefc. or d<N>m Thy nature to a Biped Bear. For laying claims to lay in* egya Would l>e i?m> tike < my way of rending) The last hen on her hnal legs, 'Twould t>e theiast lowi proceeding. I'm not in-grate, nor yet in email. Or smaller things would do thee wrong; Thou sheilest out thy lutl* all. Like Shelly. I'll give thee a song. A song and words of comfort too. Pr? gresston still kind uature sings. And keeping this advice in view. Lay thyseifout for greater things. For greater things, and thou shalf shin". Confessed t>y savage and by sage; If other voices are like mine. The only Nestor of the age. |iY. Y.Ttmf*. KANSAS AFFAIRS. [Correspondence of the St. Louis Republican ] Lawre*? r. K. T.. Dcc 8. 1Sj7. The Convention came off yesterday, as an nounced in my letter of yesterday The num bers upon the groun?4was variously estimated from one thousand to fifteen hundred, and sotne here even estimate it at two thousand, though I think it did not exceed twelve hun dred They were mostly from Lawrence, Rig Springs. Tecuinseh. Topeka and Leavenworth, though I noticed quite a nuuil>er Iroin localities as remote as Burlingame. Emporia. Centropo lis, Ac. It was designed as a mass convention, and it was passed off very well as such. Con sidering the inclement weather and bad roads. 1 was disappointed to see so many there. As usual. Gen Lane was the principal man ager, though I>r. Robinson presided. The reso lutions re-endorsed those of the Delegate Con vention, and agreed to abide by and carry out, U? the letter, the laws which should be enacted by the Legislature about convening. I was not a hie to procure a copy of them As the procession entered Lecompton, from Lawrence, preceded by a brass band and a na tional flag, they were met by the Topeka and Tecumseh Delegation, led by martial music and a national nag. on which was inscribed, in large letters, "The old Banner, the Free Con stitution " As the two delegations met, they exchanged cheers and entered town, where, on arriving, three cheers were given for the Tope ka Constitution, three groans for the "Le eompton Swindle,'' (as they branded the Le compton Constitution) and three chcers for Got. Stanton. Gen Lane read from letters written to Gov. Stanton. showing that the Free-state party was pledged to submit no question to the peo ple rut the Lecompton Constitution ; that Got Stanton would not have convened an ex tra session session of the Legislature, but in consequence of the positive agreement to limit the legislation to that act; and that any move mentbeyond that was an act of bad faith to the Acting GoTernor. Let me say here, that this is the first pledge ever given by Lane which he ever showed any intention to fill, and in this instance I am sorry to say that his quibbling shows that he is anything else than an honest man. ? Robinson did not show a willingness to stand up to his pledge, as in fact but few of the speakers did. I think. howcTer. that they will be compelled to do so, as a majority of the Council and a large number in the House seem inclined to go slow. C. Hoaglaud. Esq., of Tecumseh. who was standing near a tree, was run against by some spirited horse, and was very dangerously in jured, though hopes are entertained of his recovery. Jl's skull is supposed to be frac tured No Tiolenee occurred G. W. Brown was upon the ground, and Jones wt? heard repeat edly to threaten that be would cow-hide him. but his friends led Jones repeatedly from the ground. It was well, for hundreds went there turning with a desire to wipe out old scores against Jones, and the first improper move ment on his part would have been the signal for an attack?not on him only, but on those friends who have co operated with him ia the pasf ARRIVAL* AT PRINCIPAL HOTELS BROWNS' HOTEL J (3 Reynolds. Md ; G D Neal, Va; W Miller. Mo Tho* A MrJilton, Md. J B Mayo, Va. T G Whitfield, do; F .Milt, Md, J T Sa*acer. do; F Sasscer, do; F Marbury and lady, do; J C Foulk?, N V; D Byington. la E B Faulkner, Va; J W Pomeroy, N'S*; C L Ed mo rid ton. Mo; W H Hujfhes, NC; J B Robert ?od, Neb; D P Waldo, jr. do; A K William* and lady, Mat*; R J* Anderson and ladv, Md ; T D Ce?rber. Iowa; J M Parke. >ld : J B Bovle, do; C S Middleton do; W R Jones, NY. KIRKWOOD HOUSE ?J X liowser, O; J C Hall and ly. Ma**: P W (iodbery, La; O I. Dufersat. do; 11 P Roman, do; J Barbour. Va; T T Fauntleroy, do; W S Dabney. Kv; E Gacliet, Ala; T J Cox. do: J C McCarty, Teuu; S D Rey nold*, do: B S White, Md. Sam Houston. Tex; T >teer*. Pa; 11 Shackelford, Va; C Gibson. d>>; J M Mazraw Md: J D Webster, Va; J F Rey nold*. ISA; C E Sinclair. Va; UN Neal. do; J Likin.t and lv, Md: \V II Mu:tnak<*r, Pa; W Bol lingbrake. 111; J Mc Hemic. CW. L'. S HOTEL, <L O Smith a )?S W Hay ward. Pa, Hon James Harlan, Iowa; H<n A liar lan. Ohio; W C Hill and sons. Term: Mi.*s M A Hill, Va. C B Pettlt and fam. Ohio: J Rist, Md; J Greeley. \ V; A B Sherman. C?; W E Arnold. Va, B M Feltwell. Pa: D P Hi*ert. Ua; Judge C F. Sinclair. Ltah. James Kerr. S F Leake, A R Maupin. Va; J W Borden, Inn: J E Young, Md; Mr* and Miss Condit, Va: Col W B Goulden and lam:ly. (ia; Mrs Brown, NC. WILLARDS' HOTEL ?Jame* Cams.bell, N J; J W Siiffle and lady. Pa; W P Van Deusen, Ohio; George Irving,'N Yk, J C Butler and lady, do OCEAN aTEAMERS' SAILING DA YS From thi Units&Statis Sitisun. Ltavt. For D?yi Edinbur^ New York...t?lasgo\v, ...Dec '?*> Flos Kcropk Per*ia Liverpool...New York...Dee 1*2 Arngo !*outham'n..N'ew York...Dee Hi City Baltimore. Liverpool...New- York...Dec Hi The California mall steamers leave New York ?? the Vb an?t '??h of eairb month MoLAUtiHLIN'S MeLAI'G II LIN'S Fsoct l*auey Store. Htor*. Store. d 21 Tn A R R I A U F S . HE Sub?criber having made additions to hia Factory, making it now one of the largest, in the District, wnere hie facihtie* furVjRjJgoe manufacturing a I kinds rf C A K ?r ~ W RIAGESard LIGHT W'AOONS c\nnot ba aur pasred. and from hia long experienoe in the buai ne*s. he hopes to give general satisfsction. Ai1 kinds o! Carriages and Light Wagons kept on band. _ All R F.PA IR9 neat:y done.and all orders prompt ly attended to. Seood hand Carriages tsken in exchange for new ooaa. ANDREW J. JOYCE, d ie-tf comer of Uth and E ate. CHI NESE Sl'UAH CANE SYR I P.-An art - ele much improved in the inanu.acturefrom tt.st brs! rrisde, is just receiveil fr?.m R.-eves' Mill, ar.d fcraaleby J. H. WILSON,Groeei. No. 3^7 Pennsylvania avenue. The puhlieare requested not to take the various Syrups in the market, as specimens <>r this now of fered ; or even that hrst made, whmh we are now selling at half prioe. J. H. WILSON, And. also, a full assortment of choioe Groeeriea for sale by d ;.y/w JESSE B. WILSON. ? ON DON Jl'VEVILE HO(?Kr*~ I j Hans Anderson's Tales and hairy Stories, L<>u:s's Sch?N>l Days, Sanford and Merton, Kvenrngs at Home. , ... Edgar Clifton, or Right and W rong. Esperaiiza. or the Home of the \>'anderera, fir:nun's Home Stories. The Castaw**s or Adventurea in Africa, Saxeiford, a Mory for the \ oung. t very Kojr'a H'M.k, Fairy Ta <?s of the Coun'.eas D'Aulaoy, A raixai. N ishta. Rot iri?"n riu*??e. Jn?t receiv nd l>y die FRAVCK TAYf.OR t shIKNTAl NAIL Pt?I.IHH.givim Plano?, 4e, QM?, HTW nflUvw, iron frame, ?old ?y ubbb^^m for #380 bat a abort time ago, ie now tor"' *V Ml* at our atore for fan oaab.or date bearing interest, with good endorser, tneowner being oompelled from private oirouraataaeea to loroe ?aid Piano oi. I am prepared to warrant and |U*r antee mi<I Piano as ti??i?!y ?n?l *trun*l* as any riano I ever sold. Tina ? * ?l^rgain in reality. . Also, a large ?tuck of new Piano#. I iano? for reut hy evening, mouth, quarter, or \ear. JOHN t\ FA A A*, a* Penn. avenM, n 27-tf near lUth street. lmvk'mokk of RAVKN. BACON A CO.'S r superior PI ANOS, just arrivednt the^J. JW W arcrooms of^ Q METZEROTT. Seoond hand Pianos for sale cheap. n 20-tf JWUNNS A CLARKE'S ^ hallf.TT, DAvVs A CO/S^T * TI ? CELEB RATED PIANO FORTES, Constantly receiving and for sale only by john r. Pa. av., between 9tli and HHh sta. Purchaaera will find it to their interest to examine for themselves the supwnor qualities of the above Pianos. Stools, Covera, Melodeona, Ao., 4o., also on band. _ (JOLDMKOAL I-REM|0m/4wo WILLIAM KNABE, (Senior partnex in the late brm of Knabe. Gaehlb A Co., Continue! the manutactuie and sale of grand and ??uare PIANO FORTES, underlie name, ? . of William Knabe ft Co., at the old stand. K^Kl No?. 1, 3, 5 and 7 North F.utaw street op *' ? pusita the Kntaw House, Baltimore. Thsy have also just opened a new Salea Koom at No M7 Baltimore street, lietween Charles and Light streets, on the premises partly occupied by Mr Henry McCatferya? a inusio store, where they will keep coiiHj*ntly on hand a large assortment of plain and highly finished grand and square Piano Fortea also. Melodeons, from the beat makers, from 4 to 5 octave, some with doable key boards, double resda, and stops to auit small churches. B?ng extensively engaged in the manufacture? f Planus, we will ae'.l wholeaaleand retail,on the mint [literal terma. Our Pianos were awarded the higheat premium (gold medal > at th-; Fair* ol the Mary land Institute two successive yenra?Octi>!>er, 1856, and 1*56?in op position to fourteen and eighteen piano* from some ol the l>e*t makers from New York, Boston and Bal timore. We were nlsoawarded the first premiums! the Industrial Exhibition held in Richmond, Vir ginia, IPS6 and IH56. They have also l*en awarded th? highest premium (silver medal) at the Metro politan Mechanics' Fair for I&Y7. In addition to this we are in posseasion of test imo mala from the most distinguished professors and amateurs in the country, which can !<e Men at our warerooina, apeaking for themselves and others of the higu appreciation in whioh out instruments are every where held. AM instrument a are guaranteed for hve years, \nd a privilege of exchange is granted within the <irat jib months from the day or sale if the inatrumentadonot give entire satiafaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their advantage to give ua a call before purohaamg. Pianos exchanged, hired, ard tuned. mar 16-lp WM. KNABE A CO. The mi sic depot of w. n. mi;t/.e ROTT, corner of Eleventh street Pennsylvania avenue, is th? larnest andj^' jpf onl) complete Musical Establishment in* the District of Columbia. Bacon, Rav??n A* Co *s and Rosonkranxe's cele brated PI ANOS are always on band in *reit vane ty: also. Prince's superior M ELOI>EO\S Together with an immense stock of Musical In strnments and Sheet M n*ic of every description. Pian?forte tuning executed by Mr. Rehine. d 9-tf Inturano?, ao. G OLD AND SILVER PURCHASED ATTHE BEST RATES. FOREIGN BILLS OF EXCHANGE SOLD, ON THU PK INC I PAL POINTS IN EU ROPE, IN SUMS TO SUIT. GOLD CURRENCY, AND VIRGINIA MO NEY ACCOUNTS, WILL BE OPENED FflK D FPOSITORS, PAYABLE INSAME FUNDS, OR IN GOLD, CHARGING THE CURRENT RATES.-CHECKS MUST BE MARKED ACCORDINGLY. SIGHT DRAFTS ON ALL THE PRINCI PAL CITIES OF THE UNION, SOLD IN SUMS TO SUIT. BONDS AND STOCKS SOLD ON COM MISSION. UNCUKRENT MONEY BOUGHT AND SOLD. LAND WAR RANTS PURCHASED ATTHE HIGHEST RATES. SWEENY, R1TTEN HOUSE, FANTA CO., d 4 3m Baukers._ 'j^EN PER CENT. INVESTMENT. W Corporation Bonds of the City of Davenport, Iowa, paying l? per cent, interest by Coupon in New York. Bonds of ?ii>o each. The growing oity o| Davenport has uow al?>ut inhabitants, and is rapidly increasing in wealth anil popnlatiou. Its municipal del?t la only ijl.W.MD. and it* railroad debt only eiiS.i*'-'. and canuot uow be mcr?wined. The statistics of the cilj were published in ttm Intelli gencer of the J?tb September. We recomincntl these UjHiU. believing them to be as sate a* any State or aity liotida. ocb CHUBB BROTHERS ASHlNttTON INSURANCE COMPANY. CHARTERED BY CONGRESS Capital TI fanc.ooor!! Tbia Coinpan? ta now prepared to receive applica tions for insurance ON BUILDINGS. MKR CHANDISE. Ac., at the usual City rates, without any charue for Policy, at their Otfice, corner ol Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, over the Washington City Savinga Bank. DtBSCToma. Wm. F. Bayly, Samuel Baoon, Joseph Bryan, Jamea F. Haliday, Wm.Orme, Hudson Taylor, Francis Mohan, M. W. ti&lt. Benj. Bea!l. JAMES C. MoGUIRE, Preaident. 6eaptoi* P. Hanson. Secretary. ap U-1y |>ANK1NU HOUSE OF IJ CHUBB BROTHERS, DxrouiT*. ? Deposits received and Cheoka paid without cnarge. Oralis on the northern aeal-oard cities received on Deposit at pnr, and Exchange on said Cities furnished to depositors without charge. Intxkkst on Dkposits.?Interest will lie allowed on Depoaita at such rates as may t>e agreed upon. Dkcosits in Virginia and ynruBRKNT Monbt. Deposits in Virginia and other Uncurrent Money re ceived to l>e checked for, payable in same funds, or in specie, we charging the regular Exchange. Discount#.?Notes, Drafts,and Bills of Kxohance will Iteuiscouuted.and l.oans madeon Stocks, Hu.uls, and Securities, at the market rate. Lktteks or Obkoit.?Letter* of Credit will be furnished, negotiable in the different Cities of the United Slates, on Deposit ol Money or Collaterals. a;-d interest allowed if Money ta depositel, nno charged if Collaterals, on such terms aa may 1-e igreed upon. Tkavklino Bills op Exchansb.?Travel^ra will tie furnished with drafts in such sums a* may be de aired negotiable in the different Cities of the Union. Bixlb ano LbttersopChbditon Enslan;), Ikb Land and Ecbopb.?Bills of Fxciiar.ge and Letter* of Credit on England. Ireland and Europe, furnished at the market rate for Exchange, in sums to suit. Bond*, STocgs, Ac.?Bonds. Stocks, and Seouri ties paying from 6 to 12 pr. oent.. always for sale, or bought in the different Titles at a commission of a pr. oent. Where Stock* arc Imught upon ordera, we reserve the right to call for a deposit of l? pr. oent on the ooat. Bouda or Stooka will be ordered by tele graph. Railbosd, City, and Stat* Bomm.? Rai road. City, and State Bond* nan be placed in onr hau-la for negotiation, either in tins oountry or Europe. Rail road Iron purchased for oash or with Bonds. Land Wambant*.? Ijind Warrants bought at the market rates. All Warrants told by ua are gmtran it*d in every respeot. ^d Warrants located on oommisaion. d Warrant ?notations regularly turmahed if re eoeated. Warrants will be forwarded to Weatern Hon^ea on ordera, or aent for aaie on oommiaaion to reapo iaibie parties. Real E*tatb and Insubancw.? Real Ea'ate bought and aold^ and lusuranoea efleoted. Claims on Unitrd Htatks, Copbt op Claims, 8onabbss.?Claims on the Uiuted States, beforethe ourt of Claims or Congress, intrusted to ua, will be prosecuted by prompt and able attornera. CHUBB BROTHERS, jan Ti Opposite the Treasury, RANKING HOUS E CHUBB BROTHERS. Depositois depositing Bank Notes will ple&se mark their Checks payalile in currency. Depo?ites of Gold will be paid in Gold. Accounts wi II he opened with depositors allowing them to deposit Gold and Check for currency, the depositor being credited wi'h the difTerene^. *e? tf CIIUBB BROTHERS. |NTLREST ALLOWED ON DEPOS1TE8. MONEY to LOAN on STOCK SECURITIES CHUBB BROTHERS, BANKERS, jaa 21?tf Oppoftte tk* 7Visi?ry. T\T [No. Vjn J 1 notice of the rkmoval of the LAND OFFICE FROM MINNEAPOLIS TO FOREST CITY, IN THE TERRITORY OF MINNESOTA. In aocordano* with the provisions of t*e act of Cobcrecs, entitled ' An aot authorizing ohanges in th? l??caiion of land offices." aporoved March 3, iftSl, it is herehv declared and made known that the office for the sale of the public land* at MiNEAroi.ia hi the Territory of Minneaota, will be removed to Potest Citt, in **id Territory, at aj early a period a.? prattirablt. Further notioe as to the precise time of removal will be issued tor the register and receiver forth*? laud district. Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, this 8th dty of December, A. D. itV. By order of the President: TIIOS A. HENDRICKS, Commissioner ofthe General Ijtnd Ofhee. d l> lawfiw |>EAI'TIFIJL WOOLEN GOODS. SOCKS, 1p Mita. Comfort*. Ac., A e., at _d It MCLAUGHLIN'S. Fashionable per h meries, from the best houses, at GIBP^'S, near the ooraev of 13th etreet, Pa ave. r n 10 ??m fki tkit ?he ATLANTIC Capt. Oliver Eldridf* he BALTIC C?fC Joseph Coma took he ADRIATIC-? Capt. James Wait, ThM? ships having bean built by oontraot exp.esely for Government service, every care has been takes in their oonstrnotioo, aa also in their engines. to in aore strength and speed, and their aooomniodationa Tor passengers are unequalled Tor elegaaoe and oom fort* The steameraoftliia line have improved water tight compartments, ami no expense lias been spared to make them all as good a* new, the thorough exam ination given them proves their mode ol conMiuc tion yet unequalled. Prioeol psisaage from New Ydrk to Liverpool, in first cabin, #13"; in ssoond do., 975; From Liver pool t< New York, Si and 2u guineas. An experi ment-need Sui geon attached to each alnp. No berths can b? secure^ until paid for. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. rtoM niw toik. | raoM livrbfool. Saturday, Jan. IK 1*9: Wednesday, Teh 3. 'AW Saturday, Feb. 13 law Saturday. March 13 law Saturday, April 10 IHC8 Saturday, April 24 law Saiuid-?y, May it law Wednesday, M'oh 3 1851 Wednesday, M'ch 3 law Wednesday. April 28 law Wednesday, May 12 law Wednesday, May a; law Saturday, May 22 lUSBi Wednesday, June 9 law Saturday, Junes ..lav. Wednesday, June in. K Saturday, June !'? ...1*8 Saturday, July 3 . ? .Klin Saturday, July 17 . ..Mf Saturday, AugOi 1358 Saturday, Aug.28 1J58 baturday, Sept. II ...1358 Wednesday, July 7 . .la* Wednesday, July 21 la H Wednesday, Aug. 4 la'8 Wednesday, rept. I 18.V. Wednesday, Sept. Ift.la'.x Wednesday. Sept. ii?.l8f8 Saturday, Sept. 25 1SJ8I Wednesday, Oct. 13 l&W Saturday, (Jet 9 law1 Wednesday, (Jot. 2?. .law Saturday, Oct. .U 1358 Saturday, Nov. ? I8W Saturday, Nov. 20. ...law Saturday, i/ec.4.?.. law Wednesday, Nov. ID.law Wednesday, Nov. 24.1858 Wednesday, Dec. 8 18 8 ! Wednesday, Dec. 22 la'8 For freisht or passage, apply to EDWARD K. COLLINS, No, *>, Wall ?tr??tt New Vorg. BKOW N, SHIPLEY A CO., Liverpool. B. a. WAIN WKIUHT A CO., fans. The owners of these ships will not be acoonntabl* for gold, silver, bullion, specie, jeweiry, precious stones or metals, unless bills of lading cr? siened therefor and the value thereof expressed therein, d Hi W A-HINUION liKAiNLiti KAILKUAK, TRAINS RUN AS FOLLOWS: From WASHINGTON at 6 a. in., oonneoting a? Relay With trains for the West, and at Kaltitnort With those for Philadelphia and New York;at a. m? for Annapoiis, Baltimore, Philadelphia, mw1 New S'ork ; at ;> p m. for Baltimore and Norfolk and at Belay with Frederick train. EXPRESS at 4.20 c. m. at Belay for the West and for Anaapilii, Baltimore, Philadelphia, anc New York, On Sunday at 4.20 p. m. From BALTIMORE for WASHINGTON at 4.15 and 9.15 a. in., 3and 5.15 p. in. On Sunday at 4.15 a. in. je 13-tr T. H. PARSONS. Agent. (JRANGE AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD GREAT SOUTHERN MAIL LINE Twice Daily, (Sunday nights excepted.) betweet WASHINGTON CITY and the SOI Til, vis A LEX ANDRIA, GOR DONS VI Ll.E and RICH MOND. Leaves Washington at 6 o'clock a. m. " Washington at 7 o'clock p m. For LYNCHBURG an?T the SOUTH WF.ST. Leave Washington at 6 o'clock a. 'm? arrive il LYNCH UI'Rg next morning at 4 a. in., connecting with the trains on the Virginia and Tennessee Rail Road for S.' KM PHIS. Mail Stages from Char ottesviile to Lynchburg a distance of 00 miles. Fare from Washington to Lynchburg, $7.75. The steamer GEORGE PAGE, loot of Seventh street, being owned by the Railroad Company, runs in connection with the trains. Tickets for Lynchburg procured on the Boat. fr7"0*nnihusesaml Hastate Wagons will bebtth* Depot of the Washington Railroad, to convey pas sengers and baggace to the Ste?iml>oat, for Alexan dria, a distance of six miles, allowing ample time for meais. JAMES A. EVANS. Agent. Alexandria, July, 1857. ir 8-tf J^EW AND IMPORTANT SCHEDULE. FOR ALL PARTS'OF THE WEST. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. The recent exter.s'.onand improvement of its lead mg connecting lines at the West has required an en ?11 e revision of the rnuning arrangements ofthis road bv which htghlv important advantages to the trav elerare secrred. On and alter .MONDAY, June 15. law. THREE DAILY TRAINS wiil be run in both directum* for through raasi ngers. First?The ACCOM MOIJaTION TB .* IN starts from Camden Station, Baltimore,at 7 A.M.,<exceft Sunday,) stoj>? at way stations and arrives at Cum berland at 4 P. M. Second?The Si AIL TRAIN starts (Sunday ex cepted ) at R K> A. M.. and arrives at Wheeling at 4 Vft A. M., connecting at Kenwood with Central Ohio trams lor Coiumbus. Cincinnati. Indiaiiapoiia, Lou isville, Chinago.St. Louis, Ao., and at h.ini: place with traiuM for Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, Ac., f>y Cleveland Road,and also a' Parkersburg with Ma rietta Ri.iid. Third ?The ST. LOUIS and CINCINNATI E X PR ESS TR A IN leaven daily at 5.U5 P. M., con nectiiignt Kenwood at 9 A. M. with express trains Iroin Keilaire to Cincinnati, {without chum' oj Curt at Colntntiu*,) and reaohing there in but 2S hours from Kaltimore and hours from \Ya.-.li.ug ton. It also connectH directly, hi ln?tli directions, at Grafton with oars bv l'arl.er?burg and Marietta roads for ('hillicottie. Cincinnati, etc. Tho*e trains coi.iieot at Xenia for liMliauapoiis, Cli'oago and St. l.ouia, and at Cineiminti witii the Grt-nt Ohio and Mississippi Express for L<*iiBville t'airo and St. Louis through to St. Louis in less than 4. hours from Baltimore. By tins train Hie hmr laall tinSMrtrtl and southern planes in the West is much less, while the |S (roin 4U to 100 miles shorter than hy the. shortest of other routes. From the Wrst these ootinecHons are equai'y close and satisfactory, ar nvint at lialtimoreat 8.3H A. M. icr liagsage checked through to all points. THROUGH TICKETS sold at lowest rates at Camden Station and at Washington, D. C. Passengers from Kaltimore or Washington may ritw th' enlirt roarl by daylight, l>y taking morn ing trains, and lying over at Cumlierland or Oak lard, and resuming aext morning by Wheeling Ac coinmodation train, leaving Cumberland at ii ar.d Oakland at H.&. FOR WAY PASSENdEHS. The Cumberland Accommodation Train at 7 A.M.. will stop at all Stations east of Cumberland, and the Wheeling Aonommodntion at ail Stat.one beyond Cumberland going West. Eastwardly, the M*i) Train leaves W heeling at R.3? A. Al.,and Accommo dation leaves Cumbcr.aiiu at 'J, reaching Baltimore at 5 5' I*. M. ON THE NORTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BRA NCI!, between Grafton and Parkeraburg, passengers will take the Express westwardly r.nd the Kliil uani wnrdiy. The FREDERICK TRAIN starts it 4 P. M.. ?topping at way stations. Leaves Frederick at 9.16 A. VI.. arriving at Kaltimore 12 noon. The EI.LICnTT S MILL TR AIN' leaves at 5.4A A. M., snd 5.15 P. M. Leaves Eliioott's Mills at7 A. M. and 7 P. M., except Sunday. FOR WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH. Leiive Kaltimore (or Washington at 1.15 and v.1ft A. M., 3 and 5.15 P.M. On Sundays at 4.15 A. M? and 5.15 I*. M.only. Leave Washington for Baltimore at 6 and 8jn A. M. and 3and 4.20 P. M. On Sundays at 7 A. M., and 4 P. M. only, The first and fourth trains from KaltMnore, and the second and fourth trains Irom Washington, will be express mail trains, stopping only at Washington Junction and Annapolis Junction. The <?.|5 *nd o. 15 trains from Kaltunore and theft.SO and 4 2ii Wains from Washington connect with the trains from Annapolis. For tickets, information, fare, Ac., apply toJ.T. ENGLAND, Agent, at the Ticket office. Caindeii Station. WM.S. WOODSIDE, it 13-tf Maater of Transportation. Kaltimore. ?TME PACIFIC MAIL STEAMSHIP COM 1 PANY. One of the Steamships of this Company, oarrylnj the United States Mails for ACA Pl'LO. fTT^I CALIFORNIA, and OR KGON, leaves Panamatwiee each month, on the arri vaiol the United States Mail S. S. Company's steam ers, which leave New Orleans and New S'ork recu larly on 5th and 2bth of eac'i month with the mails, and passengers connecting via PANAMA RAIL ROADS. These steamships have been inspeoted and ap proved by the Navy Department, and guaranty and snjtty. The Panama Railroad (47 miles long) is now oom pleted from ooean to ocean, and is oroased in 3 or 4 noura. The Isiggageof passengers is checked in New York througn to Snn Francisoo, and passengers are emliarked at Panama by steamer at the oompauy's expense. The money paid in New York covera all expenses of the trip. Reserve steamers are kept in port in Panama and San Francisoo. to prevent detention in case of acci dent. so that the route is entirely r?/iaft.'??no fail are having oocurred in eight years. Passengers leave Panama the same day they ar rive at Aspiriwall. Conductors go through by eaoh steamer, and take charge of women and omldren without other protso tors. For throuch tickets at the lowest rates apply at the agency, 177 West street, New York, to I. W. RAYMOND,-or to ARMSTRONG, HARRIS A CO., New Orleans,- or Jy *-tf C. L. BA RTI.KTT. Boston. JJN1TED STATES Ma<L LINk ONLY REGULAR LINK AND WITHOUT VAILUXS TOR SIGHT TlA AS, TOB CALIFORNIA AND OREGON VIA PANAMA RAILROAD. Rttulnr Sailing Dayt.btk #30(4 of ??c4 month. Cactiow.?So many frauds and ?r?? f?#<L tions of various kinds have Men lately perpetrated on travellers bound to C A LI FOR NJ A, that the sul>seri)>er. the only authorized Agent for passage bv the U. S. Mail Line, via Pana ma. in the oity of New York, feeia it his duty to oaution all persons seekiu;; passage to California, that, to a voin imposition, tliey must be careful to find the true office of the Steamships of the U. 8. Mail Line, via Panama Railroad, as no other office in New York is authorized to engage passage. The Coinpsrues have only one offioe in New York, which is at If7 West street, oorner of Warren street, fronting on the Nmth River, at the bead of Uie Com panies Wharf. irr OhstvTfl my ?ign over the door. I. W. RAYMOND. Agent, la If- N*w York. Mfdioinn. T"VW^;a.Ao ft Mr. lamn, of ftoxtmrr, has dlewverei t* ?m ?fovanuM putiri vmu i remedy Itai ram ???bt un or avHo?, from Tk, wtril Fero/nl* dotrn to m (Mimn PimpU. He k>a triad it in orer eleven hundred aasea, and never fki led exoept in two oases. both Thunder Ha mor. Hehasnowin liT* r ssaaaion over one hundred oertifioataa of ita value, all within twenty miiee of Boston. Two bottlea are warimntad to oara a nartinc Bora Month. One to three bottlea will cure the worat kind of rimpiaa on the Paoe. fwoor three bottlea will olear the system of Bilee. wo bottlea are warranted to oure the Worst Canker in the Mouth and Stomaoh. Three to fere bottles are warranted to oara the worst kiad of Krysipelas. One or two bottles are warrafcted to eure all Ha mor in the Kyea. Two bottles are warranted to oure Running of the (Cars and Blotches among Uie Hair. Four to six bottles are warranted to oure oorrupt and running L'loers. One bottle will cure Scaly Kruptions of the Skin. Two or three liottles are warranted to oara the worst kind of Ringworm. Two or three bottles are warranted to eure tka most most desperate cnr.e of Rheumatism. Three to four bottles are warranted to oure Salt rheum. Fire to eight bottles will oure the worst oase of Scrofula.

A benefit is always experienced from the first bot tle, and a perfect cure is warranted when the above Quantity m taken. Not lung looks so improbable to those who have la vain tri nT all the wonderful medicines of the day, ss that a common weed growing on the pastures, and along old stone walls, should cure ever? num<?r in the system; yet it is a hxed fact. If you nave a humor, it has to start. There are no IFS nor AN 1)8, hums por lia's alK)ut it suiting some cases, butlnut j >urs. I reddled over a thousand bottles of it in the vicinity of Boston. I know the effects of it m every oase. It has already done some of the greatest cures ever done in Massachusetts. I gave it to children a year oid, to oid peopie of sixty. 1 have seen poor, puny, wormy-looKing children, whose Uesh was soft arid flabby, restored to a pcilect state of health b? ona .ctti> To those who art eubjeot to a tick hcadaohe, one bottle will always oure it. It gives great relief in catarrh and dizziness. Some who have taken it had l>een costive for years, ai.d have been regulated by it. Where the lM>dy is sound it work* quite easy, but where there is any derangement of the functions of nature, it will oaus* very singular feelings, but you must not l*> alarmed; tbeT always disappear in from four days to a week. There is never a fw?d re sult from it; on the contrary, when Hint feeling is gone, you will feel yourself like a new person. I heard some of the mostexlravagant enoointmns of it that ever man listened to. In mi own practice 1 si ways kept it striotly for ho* mors?but since its introductpin as a general family medicine, great and wonderful virtues have been found in it that I never suspected. Several cases of epileptic ht ??a disease whieh waa always considered incurable, hsvc been cured liy a few hottles. O, what ? mere* if it will prove effec tual pi ail cases of ihat awful malady ? there are bat iew who liavo seen more of it than 1 have. I know of several oases of Dropsy, all of them aged reop'e cured ity it. For the various diseases of the .ivpt. Sick Headache, Dyspepsia, Asthma, Fever and Ague, Pain in the Side, Diseases of theSp'ne, and particularly in Diseases of the Kidneys, A c., the discovery has done more good tlxA.n any medicine ever known. No change of diet ever necessary?eat the beat you oen get and enough of it. lltreettons for lr5*.?Adults one table spoonful per day?children over ten years dessert spoonful? ohildren from five to eight years, t?a-spooi;fnl. As w? directions can l>e applicable to all constitutions, take sufficient to operate on the bowels twioe a day. MANPFArTCREI) By DONALD KKN N E !> Y. No. 120 fVarrtn Slrttt, Ro7*ur)t, Agents for Washington.?Chas. Stott h Co., Z. Gilman, Kid well A lAwrenoe, J. B. Gardner. Burry A Co.. D. Walsh A Co.. F. S. Walsh, J. I*. Ston/ Martin King, Nairn A Palmer, Schwartz St Co., O Boswell, Daniel B. Clark. J. P. MiH>urn, Dunuar Dyson, Ford A Bro. Agents for Georgetown.?R. S. Cisscil. O M Lent ham. J. I.. Kidwell. my 5-ly AY E K ' ? Cathartic Pills, (SUGAR COATED.) The following remedies are of fered to the public as the best, mott W perfect, which medical science can afford. A YER S CATHARTIC PILLS nave been prepa'ed with the utmost skill which the medi cal profession of this age possesses, and their effects show they have virtue* which surpass any combi nation of medicines hitherto known. Other preps rations do more or less good ; but this cures such dangerous complaints, so quick anrt so surely, as to prove an efficacy anil a power to uproot disease l>e yond any thing winch men have known before. By removing the obstructions ol the internal orransand stimulating thrin into hmithy action, ther renovate the fountains of life and vigor,?health courses anew through the body, and the sick man is well again. Th?y are adapted to disease, and disnase only, for when taken by one in health they produce bill little effect. This is the peifection of medicine. It is antagonistic to diseaae, and no more Tender children may tako th^m with impunity. If they are *i"k they will cure them, if they are well they wifl do 1 hem no harm. Give th?m to some patient who has heen pros trated with bilious come am'; see his bent-up, tot tering form straighten with strength agaiu: ?ee his loin-lost a e pet lie return: see his cu-iininy features bloMnii, into health, Give them to some guilerer whose foul blood has burst out in scrofula till his skin is covered with sores; who stands, or sits, or lies in anguish, lie lias been drenched in?ide aid out with every potion which ingenuity couid sug gest. Give hnn these Pit.ls. and mark the effect; ae,- the senbs f ill from his tmdy ; see the new. fair -km that has grown und-r tk.?in: see the late leper Ihrit is clean. Give them to him whose snrr* humors tiave panted rheumatism in his joints and bones ; mo?e him. and ho screeches with pains; lie too has fieen soaked through every muscleof Ins body with liniments and sal* as; give him these Pill* to purifv his bloo<i ; they may not cure inm. for.aa?! there are oases winch no mortal puw*r o*n re-.ch ; hut mark, he wail?s with crutches now. and now he walks alone; they have cured him. liive them to the lean, sour, haggard dyspeptic, whose gnawing stomach bss long ago eaten ? very smi.e from his face and every uuscle from his body. See his appetite return, and with it bis health; see the new man. See her that was radiant with health and loveliness h aited and too early wit tiering nw.it: want of oxercineor mental at guish. or some 111 rk 1 r.g disease, ha* deranged the internal organs of di'es tion. assimilation or secretion.till thev do t he.r ofli-e if. Her blo?'d is vitiatvd, her health is gone. t.ive her these 1'n.n to stimulate the vital principle into renewed vigor, to cast out the obstructions, and in fuse a new vitality into tlie Mood. Now look ajam ? the ro?p*' blossom 011 her cheek, anil where lat'-ly son ww sat. joy bursts fimn every feature. Seethe sweet infant wasted with worms. Its wan, sickly fcetures tell you without disguise, an?l pan fiil'y dis tinct, thai they are entmg its life a way. Its Pinched up nose and ears, and restless sleepmgs, te|| th dreadfu! tiuth 111 language which every mother knows (jive it the I'ills in large dones toswocp these vile porarites from the Ixxly. Now tiiinagain and *ee the ruddy bloom ol childhood. Is it nothing to do these things.' Nay. are the* not the marvel of this age? And yet they are done ati-uud jou cveiv dav. Have yon the less serious symptoms of ?hese dis tempers, they are 1 lie easier cured. Janndice, ?'os tiveness. Headache. Sideaelie. Heartotirn Koul Stomach. ^ ausea. Tain in the IJowels, Flatulency. I oxs ol A ppetite, K leg's F.vil. Neu.ale in. Gout ,ai d k 1 ndled corupiaiiits all arise Irom the deraiigemcnts which these Fills rapid'y cute. Take theni p^rse veringly, and under the counsel of a good I'lnsician if you can: it not, take them judiciously by stieh advice as we five you, and the Oistre* snii. danger ous d.senses they cure, which atHict so many mil lions of the hiiinau lace, are cast out tike the devils of n'd-they must burrow 111 the briitesai.il 111 the sea. I'ricecents per Ihix-5 lM>xes for .*1. I), Gil.MAN, Washington: and by H. COOK A CO.. Alexandria, and t* 11 dealers 111 Medicme everywhere. ,1llTt OKI VATK MKDfCAI. TKKATISK ? on Tim PHISWLOfflCAL Vlh W OF MARKIAUE, By M. B. I.a CKOIX, .M. D., Aitvuiy, N. V. p?ccs and I3i? luie Plain and Colored Lithographa and Flatea. ^ irTFRICK (iNLV 25 CF.NT8.-/3I 1Lr of pcsimt$ to nil pmrts of 1 As Uni*n. Dr, M. B. La Croix's Physiological View of Mar riage. A new and revised edition of pages and 180 plates. PrictVS cents a oopy. A popular and oiim prehensive treatise on th/? duties and aasualties of single and married life -happy and fruitful alliances, mode of securing theivr? infelicitous and infertile ones?their obviation and removal?nervous dalulity, its OKttses pud cure, by a process at once so simple, safe, and effectual, that failure is impossible?rules for daily management?an essay on 8per mitorrhtra, witti practical observations on a safer and more successful mode o f treatment?preoautiomrv hints on the evil results from empirioal practice: to which is added commentaries no the diseases of fe miles?from infancy to old sge?each case graphical ly illustrated by beautiful p'ates. It'points out the remedies lor those seif-inflioted miseries ami disap pointed hopes so unfortunately prevalent in the young. It is a truthful adviser to the married, end those contemplating marriage. Its perusal is partic ularly recommended to persons entertaining secret doubts of their physical condition, and who are con scious of having hazarded the health, happiness and privileges to wlnsh every human l>eing is entitled to. I rice V\ oents per oopy. or five oopies for SI, mail ed free of postage to any part of the Unitert States, fey addressing Dr. LA CROIX, (post paid.) Albauy, New \ ork. enclosing 25 oents. N- B. Those wno prefer may oonsult Doctor fLA CROIX upon any of the diseases upon which hia book treats, either personally or by mail. His medi etnes often cure in the short spaoe of six days, and completely and entirely eradioateall trace* of those disorders which o^pniva and cubebs have so lonr t>een thought an antidote, to the ruin of the health of the patient. His" F rench Seoret" is the great con tinental remedy for that olass of disorders whioh un fortunately, physioians treat with meroury, to the* irretrievable destruction to the patient's constitu tion, and which all the sarsa.panlla in tha world a not cure. ICT" Offica No. Sl Maiden Lane, Albany, N. Y. feu U?Ir NoTICK OF tIiF. RK^loVAL OF THE LAND OFFICK FR'?M DUNCAN TO MACK INAC. IN MICHIGAN. , , Inacoordanoe with the provisions of the act of Congress eutitled "An aoi authorizing changes in the location of land offices," approved M?rch SI, ia*fl, it is herebv declared and made known that the office for the sale of public lands at f'rnra 1. in the State of M ichigan. will lie removed to the Island of Maokuiac at as tatly a perto/i at rrartxcmbl*. Further noiio* to the precise time of removal will lie issued by the register and reoaiver for that land district. Given under my band, at tha city of Waahingtau. this Sd day of December, A. D. 1857. By order of tba President. . THOS. A. HFNDRICKS. Commissioner of tha General Land Olfioa. d 4 law?w XitMlUMtatjHm 5J4 MYWmtlMT 514 o/?M* i?. __ BmonHnlfiJ and GlMIN lOltH tO 9Y9TJ Sight. oKTSSdfflf. 2!TJ^*kj"X Glasses; Tel<*oopea, AT, ulaiaei; ? wwoopw, miwiwr- ? ~7#w great variety ; Coamoianuc " ^rV.Tir^ of superior and otaoice pictareaon hand. *?c*'**? tuemeut in Nitionll Intel Uf*BO?r. TKSTlMOlllAXa. Norfolb. September 7 ttS4. Sim: Tha Spectacles yoa made for me suit ?? very well, ami leem to have improved my si*kt ?or. ito otMr 1 ftp,!*'*; '^KWKL|. I have tried a pair of Speetables obtained fmm Mr. Tobias. and bnd them of great assistanoe to my sight,and corresponding with his descriptioaof their hmi. 1 recommend him as a skillful optician. Hh.NR\ A. WISE. P*TK*"BC*e, October 21,1154. A boot five years ago, I obtained from Mr. Tobias, in Washington. a pair of (ilasses for ih? spectacles which I used, and found them <>f great a*si?tanoe to my decay ins vision : and my opinion of him is, that he is skillful in the preparation of (.lasses for eyes not too tar gone to lie benefitted by suoii aid. J ? ? ? ?*I A ? ? LT!?CH?c*&,November1,Itot. From an examination of Mr. Tobias' G asses, sod from bis observations and remarks, sin oonvu.ced " *,k,l!f'" TTbi-ackfor d. m. d. LTXdtBrita, November !??. 1894. Mr. John Tobias, having famished mc with Giaa ses, by which I have l>ern greatly aided, imy vision bhvint suffered greatly from Tending at night in my earlier !ife,( it affords me the highest p.ea?ure to say that I oonsider him a skillful practioal optician, and well prepared to aid those who mayueed his professional services. \\ M. B. Rot 561 h. Eider ot the Methodist Corif-renoe. AViLMimTOH, N. C.. June 27, 1854. Me. J.Tobias?Z>tar Sir : f am l.appy tosaj that the Spectacles which I obtained from y??u last week are entirely satisfactory. Froin an inequality in the visual range of my eyes, I have heretofore found great difficulty in getting g I asses of the proper IWsal dis tances. It affords me pleasure to state, tnat l?y the aid of your optometer this difficult; has Iwen happily obviated, so that the Glasses y ou furnished me are decidedly the l?est adapted to my eyes of any I have ever yet used. _ _ _ Very respectfully yours, R. B. DRANK. Rector of St. James Parish. Having l>een indued bjr a friend to visit theestab lishinent of Mr. Tobias Tor the pinpose ?.f trying his glasses I was furnished with a pair slightly colored blue, whice have atf?>ri|ed nie more relief and gratifi cation than any I have ever tried. My sight, origin all* very good, was injured Iry writing and reading at night, frequently to a verv late hour: but with the aid of these glasses I can study almost as 'ate as ever, and ?hat too without the fain I have previous ly sutfereil. !, M . I ' Late Commiasioneer Uea 1 Land Olhce. Pee. 11. Tk.V>. I have used Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleasure in saying that I am much pleased with them. I have beeri much benefited liy I n?*m. OKO. 1'. SuARBL'RGH. May Atk. 1836. I was recommended to M r. John Tobias as a skilful optician ; and as f have ey es of remarkable pecnlian If, I wns gratifi fld to linn thit M r. Tflnns to comprehend them by inspection and some slight measurement, and he has made me a pair of Seecta o!es that suits me admirably. A. r. Bl'TLKR. July 11, 1*56. Washikotos, Ang.8, 1RV?. Having been for veers under the necessity of hav two sets of glasses -one for use in dayltsht. and one for lamp Sic lit?I procured one set from Mr. Tobias which answered laitli purposes. 1 have used his for several months, and find tliein excellent. KDWAMII STFRBS, Of Department of State. Mr. J. Tobias. Sir: The pair of ??pcctanles *n? furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me. Thev arc very decidedly the beit I possess, anri |ai>i the owner of eight or nine pairs, carefully selected in different placs and from optiemns rco onimended to me on aooount of their professional standing in Franee, England, and the I'nited States. I have been also pleased with your remarks and di rections on 'he treatment of the eyes, for the pur pose of pr? serving and improving the sicht Re?pectfully yonrs, CHS. CALi)? EL'-i Professor of M. C.. Louisville, Ky. 0BOOKLTN ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTION, April, 1864. After most cvreful examination ol Mr. J. Tobias's Glasses. 1 am enabled to testify that their hardness, clearness, polishing, and exaot optical shape render them particularly reoommendab'e to those whose merely optical impairment of the eyes are in want of such auxiliaries. I oor.sider. moreover. Mr. Tobias fully qualified to determine the focus of the eye.both by his optical knowledge and experience, and try means of his optometer. In addition, I can further state that Mr. Tobias has supplied some of my pa tieots ?.h Uiu,,.. .o UgMygJ Physician and Surgeon, Berlin: Member of the Hoya! College otSurgeons, Lnsland; Member of the Meuical Society of London. and of the Pathological Society of New York; late Sur geonofthe Roya.! Orthopaedio Institution of N'arctiester, Knglacd, and Surgeon of the B. O. Institution. Norfolk, Va., July 27, 1854. In the experience of even two years, I have found great difficulty in obtaining Spectacles that wjere ex actly adapted to the weakness of my sight. Iris in convenience Mr. Tobias seems to have removed for the present by the substitution for me of b-tter and '-.lore suitable Glasses. They are clear, ohry stal-like and comfortable to m* eyes. I would oomm?>nd him to those wlio from age or other infirmity require ar tificia! aid in this way. J.i.SlMK(NS,M. D. WtLmmTO!i, N. June 16, To person* who have had the sight ci their eyes so ? inpsim! as to require the une ?>f<Jlasses, I would recommend Mr. J?hi Tobian as a suitetiie person from wliom to obtain such Glasses as they may re ?iuire, .is he has suited me wi',h a pair of Speotaolei; or a far and near sight. Mv si<ht has been impaired very much by a servioe of years in the Post Ofiioe Department, which lierth required me to !>e <.n dut> from It o'clock at night till after dny.durine which time f used but one light. W. A. \N ALKIt.ll. I>KPAKTMEXT OF ITKRtoK, May 8, From r.ruural defects and the unequal ranee of my eyes, I have been oompeiled to u?e glasses for seve nl years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining plasses perfectly fitted to my eyes. Four months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especiilly for m^. whioh I have found to a*vve m#' perfectly. By the use of his optometer he is enabled to ad.npt eiasses most minutely to the eve. I inosI c!i"erfwl !y recommend Mr. Tobias to all having occasu^i to elnnce*, and bear my testnn<iny as to in* itki'l as an optician. HKNRY K. BALDWIN, B(> Ass't Sec'y to sign Land \V arra^ts. PROURKSS IN THK FINF. ARTS. |-AI5Tt.NG AMI PHOTMRAfai CoMBISKP. PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS In Oil Colors, on Canvas, Min:atlrk or Pizx or Lin, S. WALK FITS ro RT RAIT AX L) VU'TURF GAl I FRY, Odeon ilall.o< rnei st.and Pennrylvamaavenue *. WALK MR t.aa fitted up 'be above spacious apartmeiit*! .it a very gr^o?-fir.-, of cnp!?nl. th-retiy rcndcrinr Ins ektabli*-! ':.* nt o: ?? of tl.e most Ci>in piecer.ivf hardaoine in th'? t li>?> ewnntry. H? has a large Gali?*>/ fmfrrr rrkilifn'M of upward of 2*** fine Oil Paintings, by soh o of the l>est aueient ami in?Nlern n^isters. to wlitck Ita intends to and fro? ti importations. S. Walkrr hasa!*o fitte?l epa win >!??!?? r.uit of rooine, with private rolMtig apartments .'or ladies, and purchased the finest poK?ii?ie ins'ru inents, and enrage ! a first cI?rk operative artist to nssist him in the department lor tekme all kinds o| PHOTOGRAPHIC, AMBROTN PK A\!> l?.\ (illF.RR KOTVPK FOR I R A I TS, fnin the amnllryt miniaturt to s?e? of life. S. Wai.kkr. tiy combining the Photographic Pro cess with the art of Painting, of which lie hns bad iS years' experience and whose spenimetis of life size portraits mi<? be seen in some of the hrr.: fami lies of tbe city, as well as those exhilnt*d hi his tiaMery, he will l>e aide, by the combination of the t^n, ?o pn^duce portraits that liave never be^n ex celled for their fidelity and life like expression. Can vas and l"oerds prepared b? himself expressly for the purpose. 1'articiiir.r attention raid to the painting of Por tra.tr,. Miniature or life-size, from small pictures of Aereamd ftiendf. Photogiaphc taken from oorpses. or sick persons taksu at their own residences, t?n imniedtate notice. Committees and oiasses taken in any number in groups, and any quantity of oopiea from tue same sold At reasonable oharres. Likenesses naiiiled on Copper for Tomb Stones. Valuable Oil Paintings, and Old Family Portraits, carefully liaok hiied and restored to their ori-inal freshness. l<adies and gentlemen are respectfully solicited to oall at the Gallery, over Shillintton's l>ook store entrance 4X street, two doors from Pennsylvania ?venne. Ivlt-Rni I7NITKD STATF.S PATF.NT OFFICE, U \Vasui?s<?TO?I, Deceml)er 9th. IR.S7. On the petition ofStlaaC Durgin. of flolyoke, Ma?aachu*etts, pravir: tor the extension of a patent gra- ted to In m on the 9th of March, 18*4. for an im provement in "Machine for Measuring and Folding Cloth." for seven years from the expiration of said fstent, which takes place ou the 9tli day of March. (Ml: It is ordored, that the aaid petition f?e heard at the Patent Offioe on Monday, the 1st day of March, at 12 o'clock, in.; and all persons are notified to ap near and show eauhe.ifany they have, why said pe tition ought not to he granted. Persons opposing the extension are required to file in the Patent Omoe their olijections.specially set forth in writing, at least twenty day? l>efore the day of hearmK;all testimony filed by either party to be used at the said hearing must l>e taken and tr . nsmit ted in accordance with the rulesef the oifice, which will lie furnished on application. The tentunonv in the oase will l>e closed on the iRth of February; depositions and otheg papers relied upon as testimony must be filed in the offioe on or I* fore the morning of that day ; the arguments, if any, within ten day s thereafter. Ordered, also, that this notice be published in the I'mon. Intelligenoer, and F.vemng Star, \Va>lnng ton, I). C.; Arms, Philadelphia, Penn.; l?aily News, New York; Post, Boston: and Inquirer Cincinnati, Ohio, onoe a week for lhre??uccessive weeks previous to the 1st of March next, the day of hearing. JOSKPH HOLT. Commisaioner of Patents. P. S. Editors of the above papers will please copy, and send their bills to the Patent Office.with a psper oontainine this notioe. d I0-Ia?3w P O R M O UN T V L R N~0 N'T The Steamboat THOMAS COLLYER. having been thoroughly repaired, will make regular tripa to Mount Vernon, leav ? ng her wharf, in this city, 'very' TUESDAY and FRIDAY MORNING,at 9o'clk. During the intervening time she will run regular trips to Alexandria, as usual. oc? tf THOMAS RAKER.Csptai SfF.AMF.K tiKOHUK CAGK. HOPRS . F DEPARTURE. Leave Alexandria at 4X, 7i?. 9. H^,1 UHi 1.4J Leave wV <1 UBIN'8 EXTRACTS,all odors, at GIBBS'S j Hair Store, near 13th St., and at his Sales Room under Winards> botel. n!?1n? I un. va\VaJ?him ton at 4, t, mi, IIH.lk 4,?>i.?. Ki.Lfft L. rvirvra??? ?. I Watt Din ? oinea. we ami, or Juurr. 1**. for tt.i wiVl.iZ construction of the .Iran, machincr* ??V-*' ? ***?? and pacing It M l?*r(J % irrrv hhw IuVl. Lulled SutaslT? t^i h The offer* mast he for a ?pecific inn for Mtlinr the whole in successful operation : must mc ?d.H*l patent fe?* lor an? arrangement* ti?at n.ai posed: state t?,? t.?,e Wl(1?li thr completed, and he accompanied l.y the usual .g,, antee require.] by lav. The name of the eatal. ?nl ?tared'" w'u tbe work i? to lie executed must lie The detaila of the design and arrangement ?f the machinery >wili he left with the pert) who*, m posit ion may J# accepted as romlitmng the crmi??t number of advantage*, keepiiig m view simplioi'v of construction, readiness of acoeaa for adiust meat when .a operation, and not be n( sub/ecC to de rangement in ihe working pan* ; it ben* tbcotaect ol the l>eparimeiit to obtain Ihe moat speed and power with the moat economical consumption of fuoi, and the greatest stowage of coel which thw apaoe available for that purpoee will admit. The hollers to be of iron, with teievmpie smoke Eipe. which muat he plaecd at the greatest pmct.wi is distance from ihr mainmast ? the Bropefier. w.'h the connexions for hoisting. to be of composition. the machinery for hoisting, for pnmps,apparatus for venti at inc. and appertenanca of all kind* ry for the perfect working of the whole to l>e of the moat approved kinda. The c?<a. tankers. shaft pes sage, two atiiwartships iron bulkheads. a .'istillir.g apparatus for fresh water from which can l<e mad? nor leaa than :t fl gallons per day ; all the tools and duplicate pieces necessary and eatisfactorv for an effio.rnt orutsirg s?aam ship-of war muat be in eluded in the proposition,and a list oftham muat b?* furnished. The wood and carpenter work texoept the twine: out the dead wood for the shaft I necessary to adspr the vessel for the reception of the machinery, boil ?r?va??l appendages, will tie provided at the expense of Ihe !\avy Department. and it will pern.it the us* of such facilities as it mar havefor hoisting the hea vy machinerv on tx>ard. For the accommodation of I ha entire steam ma chiner* and the f.iel there will be allowed in the bods o( the ship the entire spare under the b-rth deck. commenc:ng at 2" (ect aim ft the main mast, ami thence extending forwa-d a distance of 36 feet. Within this space it ;s expected to carry ooal f..r || days full Rteam:iig. the daily consumption of which the bidder will state in hia specifications; and in* weight of the machinery, water in boilers. ?haP. propeller, and appendarea. with the t,M.i* and spar* work, must not exoeed S.O tons, of ?'.2?n pounds. 'Ihediat"nce from the afl aide of the nuin maav to the a ft side of Ihe forward stern post will I* el out ftsfeet. and the diatanoe lietween the forward and the alter stern post witl lie 7 fert; the depth from the load water line to the top of the keel under tho propeller will be l?H feet. Steam-engine maim lecturers whodesire to bid ran ot.tain a copy of the ecction ol the vessel ufon making appln ation to the department. The propose. niu?i lie accompanicd l>y full epecifi rations and general drawu.ga. having Ihe poeA.on of the centre "f gravity of the inarhinerv. boilers. Ac . marked on them; giving also the capacity of th?? steam ci linden. and area of foot ami delivery valves ? and of air pnmp and ontlmard delivering valves _ space for str*m above the wat er line in U.iiers. tho fire and grate surfaoe; also the diameter, pitch. sur fare, and kind of propel ler.attd other principal points, that comparisons ran rradil* lie made. Iherewil' also be given the c?f"riate of the weight of engin* Unlers, water, bnnkers.appendages, tools.and ?par' work, in ton* of 2,240 pounds. The terms of payment will lie that when one fourth of the materipls and letior provided for in the contract ?hal| have licen completed to the satisfer tlonofthe 1?< nartiaent. there will lie made a pa? - inent of one fifth part of the whole pmonntof fh? eootiact ; when one half the work >hnll in nk? manner be oomp<et?a there will l<e a further peymi ni of one-fifth: when three fourths Ihe work etia.l have lieen completed, a further pe* ment of one-fifth, when the whole shall have lieen completed,and have made a satisfactorv trial of one week, then a further pavment of one fifth: and when Ihe .hip shell have performed satisfactorily at sea for a eeriod of thrra months, then the remaining runt shall I* paid. The repairs necessary during this period from de fective workmanship or materials will be at the ex pense of the contractor. The proposals mnst be explicit, and no qualihed or conditional offer will be considered. ISAAC Ttll CKT. d In-Sawtjanjc Secretary of the Navv. OrKtcg or Army Ci.othiso ami h <jrir*r;r.,/ rHit.APEt.PHiA. December4. .R57. < SF'AI.KD TROPO!* * l.g are inviteil. and will I* reoeived at this office, until to o'c'ock a m. of the 4t li dav of January next, for furnishing by con tractthe follow.ng Armv Mippliea and Materials, deliverable at the 1'nited States Clothing and Kqui page Depot, (ScliU) ikill Arset.al.l in quantities as required, vig: 6,<M)0)r.rda 6-4 dark bine (indigo wool d?ed*ol?*li for caps and hands, weighing about 14 ounces per yard. 63,?vi0 yards fi-4 .lark blue (indigo w.iol dved i twi led cloth, weighing ?l ounces per jard. ISO.nnnyncd^ g 4 sky blue (indigo w<>o| dyedi twi"e<l cloth, weighing X2 ounces per yard. lo.rtai yards^t dark b-ua (ndigo djed i cotton end wool flannel, weighing ounces per yard. 2i0.nnn *nrc.s 7-x white flannel (c?>tton ard wooll to waigh ounces p?r ?ar.l, yards B 4 dark blue riannel. wool (indigo dj cd l ^ards 17 inch alpaca .black ? c?VTio jard* \ canton tlamiel. to weigh 7 onncea per yard. 17S.0 0 yards ni.Neached dnliiog, to weigh ii>4 ounces per yard. 2.V*w jar.'s unhlmohed drilling, to|weigh7le ounces per yard* jards Tu inch'cottondurk.to weighCTSonncea per j ard. \ar?J? S1! inch cotton duck, to weigh 1SS uunoes per yard. csgooa >ards ?"'l? inch cdlon duck, to weigh H3a ounces per iard. 25JMB jards invh cotton du-.k, to weigh lOouncea per yard. 3,<ltti yards 22 inch cotton duck, to w eii h II ounces per yard. 3 5?K'yaid??? inch cotton dark, to weigh 9 ounces per yard. I6.t?*? yen's 24 inch cotton duck, lo weigh I2l? ounces per\ard. yards Xi nu b cotton dock, to weigh 9% owares per yard. 12,000 army Nnnkets. wool. gray. (with the letters U.S. in biack. 4 inrhes in lengtn. in tlie cert re) to l-e 7 feet long, arnl S feet ? iucIh e wide, each lilanket to wnuh 5 pounds. 7J0Pdozen pr.irs half stocking*. 5 sizes. prope<ly mnda. of good sound fleece w.ml, and *-|th double end t wi*ted > ern, to weigti S p? ur-'s per dozen. jo.jnr pompons for eiignieere. ordnance, mediae I de partment, dragiKiua, rifles, artilicrj, and in ftin-ry. 3".?"iOoap bodies. \ards glazed ei'k. for oovers. I4'i N. C. S. Lrass scales, pairs. f.'*' aergeaui's do do do 8,<mi corporal s and privates' brass scales, pairs. 5 .N. C. S. bronzed do do 3* aersa iDt a do do do .Vat coi poral's and privates" l^onzed do do 7t"..i?*i; ards in worsted iace.l vellow. scarlet. rk? ft.wt do. S in do. do. \ blue, orange.greeu 6.700 do. red bnnting, ?i.tot do. wlnte d?i. 2 !**' do. Mllf io. 2..r??i gross coat buli< n>. do. vest do. 3/? ? d i. ruspenr,cr buttons, while metal. 4.V,o do. slort do. do. 4'i.uo lent buttons, wood small. l^.i??Mmt ilipt, do. do. 5?(ifCBl iHiiloaf, do. I'.rge. l,l?*l tent silts, do. do. l<o hospital tent poles,sets. Hi' wall do. do. U"u common do. do. * 4 ??*' g.-tl\aui*ed mm wire tods, lor tcnta. I",4**1 do. do. eta plea, do. a.'**' m?-as nan?. iron. I.**?? camp kettles, iron, three sixes. UV1"" tin canteens,(3 pints, ?ei?l.t ll>e ounces,! wuh stoppers. l,i*io pick axes, tao sige*. 2,ooo do. tuindlcs. l,0i? ramp hatchets. 40 trumpet cord* and tassela.orange. 40 trumpet <x>rdaaud tassels, vellow. 30 do. do., green. 4n drums. Artillery, complete. 7" do. Infantry, do. l,l*n do. heada, hatter. 700 do. do., snare. M-0 do. snares, aete. do. eticka, pairs. 2no do. do., narriagea* All the ahore-me;it|oned article* mnst cotifoim fa "li. to acaled standard patterns in this office, where they o n lie examim>d ; and sample par tern# wjll l>e sent by mail, with any ad.liti.inal infor mat ion in regard to (hf m, which he rMuniYod by iiianulrvctiircrK or oth#rt wislunc"to afl^r ?rn?n sals. It is desirable that all the articles lie of do mestic manufacture. Deliveries to comma re on the ISth day of Feb ruary next, and one half of the quantitv contracted for to be delivered in canal monthly p oportions. bv or liefore the Tah A prtl. 1K5II; the remainder witlua four monlht from that date, in mouthlv or irrnitrr proportions, m th? coutraclor may find it ooovf* mrat. The privilege is reserved by the I'mted States A increasing from one-third to one-ha.f the enanlitv of ail the supplies almve mrntioned. 1^ gi^ng the contractor one month's notice of tuch desired in 01 ease Paymenta will be made on each de'iverv, should (.ongross have made an appropriatKiu to meet them or aa aooa thereafter as au appropriation shall lie made for that purpose. Ten p?-r cent. <?f the an'oiint of e*eh deliver* will lie r? tan.cd. until th? c?intrrct "[?all be completed, which will lie f.irfet'ed to the I nited States in case ?if d?(aleal ion on the pert of the contraetor in fulfilling the contract. Hide will l? receive<l from manufacturer* or regn lar dealers, only. in tl>e arti^U ? proposed to tie fur nmheit: and none will lie considered in a-toch the tnat:iifActiircr's mill or dealers p ace of business is not specificalU set forth. Contract* will be Uas-d oti accepted proposals, f?ir the fulfilment of a'hicli two or more suttieient aecu titles a"ill lie reuiiircd. Tl.c i.imen, address, and the responsibility of Ihe peis?>n* proposed as securities, with the acknowl edgment o! said persons that they wilt lie such seen nty. or will ace that g?s>d apd sufficient Bcctirit* l? furnished in case a contract is obtained, will tie transmitted with the propi-nals. It 1 a to lie distinctly understood liy every person obtaining a contract that aaid contract 1* not trans frrable without the consent of proper authority . and that any sale, assignment, or transfer of it. wiihoui such consent having !>cen ob'amed.texcept under a process of laa .l will he regarded as an alBsdnssmt of the contract.and the contractor ami his eecuritiea will be held responsible for all lose or damage to the I'nited States which may arise from said alandoa ment. Proposals will lie addressed to the nndersigB*.', ami will lie endorsed M Pioposa's for furnishing army supplies and matenala." II KM H Y C. WAY N K, d VSawtJan4 Rt. Vaior. ?.Q Mr. \| I.AI GIILIN'S STORK, between i"l and \tuth streets. 1* the place for Chnstu.rs ? ?< ods Huy ?o?ir piesents in sd\ance of >he Mob d'?*from Mu* 41'liHi IM. d 15 tf Pa avenue, lietween !*th ami n>tk afa. _ RHFMKMRKK*Mcl.Al UH LIN'S f?TO?K. No & P*. avena*. bet. ittli and *th sta. a