Newspaper of Evening Star, December 28, 1857, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated December 28, 1857 Page 2
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EVENING STAE. WASHINGTON OITY: MONDAY...... ? ? |P? .% J vrrtisenie?ts sbsald kf ***' '* li ?'dark m.; ?tli?w?w ?k'T "?T ?* rar until the ?ext day. aPIKITOt' THK MOHNINO PKHSP. Tba Union contains a letter from the Chiaf Justice of Kansas Territory, explanatory of the acts of outrage and brutality of the Tope kaites against peaceable settlers, and calls on Congress to put a stop to such doings in the Territory by admitting it as a State into the Union with as little delay as possible. The editor, in his comments, forcibly illustrates the impropriety of the position occupied by the few nominal Democrats who are virtually aid ing and abetting the perpetration of such acts by opposing the Kausa^ policy ot President Buchanan. The Tfitflliiffiicrr Is devoted to news to-day. fi-7- The paper* announce a fire at Marion, Al abama. which destroyed a whole block, Includ ing the Perrr House. printing and law office*, driiv. book and merchant*' store*. The loss Is about kan?a? News. Through the St Louis paper* we have news from Lecompton, Lansa*, up to the 16th instant. The telegraph ha* announced the adjournment of the Legislature, but the day of adjournment 1* not mentioned: it probably adjourned on the 17th Its action may be Hummed up as follows : The repeal of the law by which the Constitu tional Convention at l.ecompton was created ; the enactment of a militia law which was vetoed by Acting Governor Stanton and passed over his veto; provision for the submission of the Le ronipton Constitution to a vote of the people on the 4th of January, USB, approved by Stanton ; a law to punish election frauds, also approved. The Constitution will be submitted to the peo ple In three forms: First. Constitution with slavery; second. Constitution without slavery: third, ayainst the Constitution. The day fixed for taking the vote?the 4th of January?la the ume as that designated by the I?ecompton Con stitution for holding a State election, when a governor, {secretary of State, auditor of State, State treasurer, members of the Legislature, and a member of Congress will be chosen The lat ter will be held by the officers designated by the president of the late Convention ; the other, under the Territorial authority. The militia law repeals all the laws on the same subject heretofore enacted. A board of offi cers is created, consisting of one major general, eight brigadier generals, one adjutant, one in spector, one quartermaster, one commissary and one surgeon general, all elected by the Legisla ture "Phe Governor of the Territory is a mem ber of the board, and nominally commander-in chief This t>oard has the whole su(>eriuteiid enoe of the m: lit la. and a majority of Us member* can call it out in any emergency, and act inde pendent of the commander-in-chief The veto of Governor Stanton otter* several objo tious, the principal one t#ing that the law was in direct conflict with the organic act of^the Territorial government. Lane was cht?sen major general. The St. Louis Republican of Friday says: "A gentleman arrived in this city ye-trday evening, who left Leavenworth city on Monday last at II o'clock t'p to that time the contest was proceeding quietly, but. as the election was by ballot, nothing was known of the character of the vote. There was a good deal of excitement, but no disorder of any kind- We hope it may have been *0 throughout the Teiritory." The Missouri Republican gives the following account of the murder of Mr. Lathitn. at Doni phan : Sir The following is the statement of a gen tleman from Kickapoo, who affirms it to be a true and unbiassed account: McVay, who shot Lathim at Doniphan, had selected a claim within six or eight miles of At chison. This claim he had improved to the amount of two or three thousaud dollars He had worked hard, and greatly increased it in value About the IGth. Lathim, who is said to be an insolent and unruly man, one of Jim Lane's old body-guard, appeared upon McVay's claim, arid in the language, there used, '? jumped it." He deeply exasperated McVay. who is a man of very excitable temperament, and high and fierce pas?ioii* McVay felt himself insulted and in jured, and well knowing there was little author ity thereabout to interpose in his behalf, he took his gun, went to Doniphan, and shot Lathim iu the ?tr?rt It was altogether a claim light? party feeling bsd nothing to do with it?but be cause McVay was pro-s!aveiy and Lathim fier State, ttje fie?-dom sbriekers wish, no doubt, to make poll11, al capital out of it Of the < ause of the trouble at Fort Scott, the St. Louis Republican of the '2-id of December says : By the cars last uight we received information f:em I ort Leavenwoith to the lf?th instant On the previous day Gen Harney ordered two com panies of tioops. under command of Capt Stur gis. to proceed, by forced marches, lo Fort tkoll, toqueli disturbances which had Hfofcenout Iheif. It seems that H?> Black Republicans had collect ed with a view to obtain possession of ceitain records in tl.e charge of the C!erk of the County, being nothing el?e than indictments against some ?f fhe number, and it was reported that tiuee per sons had been killed The telegraph furnishes the following addi tional intelligence : St Lot is. Ue?-.*j|?The Missonrians are said to 1* assembled in -trong force along the border, and more fighting is apprel.euded. The territorial executive committee has issued a call for reassembling of the Delegate Conven tion. held at l^twrence on the '2d instant, to take place on the ild, for the purpose of considering the be-?t ?ourse to pursue iu consequence of the legislature having failed to submit the Topeka (Oiistitut,on along with the l*ecomptou consti tution, to a vote of the people. <"i*< l>-c 'ij ?The G.izette has advices fro in Kansas to the 17th. The Legislature had passed '? an act repealing an act entitled an ar t to provide for taking a census and election for dele gate* to a convention," over the veto of Governor Stanton. In the House, tl.e vote stood 29 to 1; in the den ate, the vate for it was unanimous. ( A rumor that both Messrs Walker and Stanton have been removed by the President,was received from Lexington 011 the 17th, and had lieen gener ally accredited at Lecompton through the day. It Las caused little excitement, almost every one *a\ ing, " Just as I expected " The Gazette'* correspondent adds: The Presi den> s message was not received at l<e?-omptoii until to-nl^ht. Gov Stanton immediately had that portion of it relating to Kansas afi'airs printed and circulated in the Legislature. During a re cess of the Hause a meeting was organized and it was read aloud. It elicited hisses. groans, and Uiauy expressions of ridicule. PERSONAL. .... Hon Henry W Hilliard of Alat>ama, is at Brown's Hotel. ....Philip 8. White, the eminent Western temperance lecturer has relapsed into intemper ate habits. .... II Fuller. F.squire of New Vork, Charles .Mackay, K*q of Ut.iimi, and Col M M Payne, I 0 A., are at W illarrls'. .... James A Partridge. F.?q , of Baltimore, ha* been tendered bv Gov lin ks the office of Secretary of State of Maryland, and ha* accepted the trust. Samuel Lover, author of '? Bory O'More," Ac., has a new work in the press upon the lyric* of Ireland His time of late years h?s )>eeii al most exclusive devoted to its compilation au3 annotation. .... It is stated that Mr. Lumley, the famous imprenrif ra of Iler Majesty's theatre. London, has nome intention of coming over to this country during tbe neat year, and bringing with him his fascinating rnw'arr??-?. the beautiful Pk?oloaiiui. ....The Prince Sulkowsky writes to a friend in Albany denying the report that he is to marry Lola Montez. lie is living upon his farm on tbe Black river, near Lowville, with hi* wife and little family, husbanding his fortune, and occa sionally the pleasures of the chase ; but with no disposition to hunt or hnshaud the ad venturess with whom the pa|>ers have assoclaUd bis nam** .... Among the late arrivals in Washington i* a trio of literary celebrities : Dr C ha lies Mackaf, the Burnt widely-read poet of the IlKh century; Col Hiram Puller, the most brilliant and versa tile of journalists; and Geo Francis Train, au thor of that readable book 11 Young America In WTall street Dr. Mackay, everybody will be glad to Jearn. is to deliver a lecture in this city on (probably) Saturday night next Thv Haul Mranti?In relation to the extraor dinary developments in the Sage r ase, the .N'or walk Gazette leant* from Jud^e Butler, before whom the examination was held, that the sailor ha* confess* d thut he picked up the facts about the town, and then concocted the whole atory for the sole purpose of obtaining the f'.tJU reward offered if r~ Mr Isaac Buchanan the Parilamentary candidate, who raised a hornet's nest abont his ears by the express 011 of his lirlkefthat the Amer ican form of government is b?st suited to the lati tude of Canada, has distanced bis competitors, and is returned fiom Hamilton by 1 majority of *v*r W WASHINGTON NE*Ts AND GOSSIP. The Chairmanship or the Senate's Tkr ritorial Committee?Jiary of o?r seuthern and other democratio ootemporaries are ?pecu lating over the fact that Se??ior I>o?glaj has been re-elected to the Chrfrmanshlp of the Senate Committee on TerriUfial Alairs, ?ot withstanding hit avewed Mrtagonis* lo the po sition of the Democratic majority of the Senate upon the great Territorial question that now divides parties in this country. A word of explanation in this connection may not be amiss Thus we have to say that the Demo cratic Senatorial caucus nominating Sena tor Douglas for the chairmanship of their o^mmittee. took place before the delivery of bia speech of the Vth inst., wherein he tx>k occasion first to take ground definitely against the Kansas policy of President Buchan an and the Democracy. Up to th* delivery of that speech, his friends were protesting that he would be found acting, as ever before, in entire affiliation with the Democratic party Though great doubts were entertained by bis fellow Democratic Senators as to his probable course, all realized that to refuse, upon a mere suspi cion, to accord to him his old place on the com. mittee, would appear to the country as though the Democracy of the Senate had taken especial piins to go out of their way to strike an unde served blow at him. To have ?' shelved" him under such circumstances, would have been such a blow. Yet the Democracy of the Senate were not caught napping in this matter. Though they were careful not to invite the hostility of Mr. Douglas to the Democratic party?to justify hisjsubsequent tergiversation, in advance, ass it were?yet anticipating that the then notorious uncertainty with reference to his future course on the Kansas question, might result in his be coming an ally of the Republican part^r. they took due care to give him for fellow committee men a working majority of sound and able Democratic Senators. An inspection of the list of the Senate's Territorial Committee which we published some time since, will satisfy the most skeptical of the truth of this statement. While the l>bmocratic majority of the Senate saved its reputation for courtesy and evinced its indisposition to do aught manifesting its want of respect for and confidence in Senator Douglas in advance of an overt act of hostility to the policy of the Democratic party ou his part, it took due care, as we explain above, that its due consideration of what Senator Douglas had a right to expect from the Democ racy under the circumstances, should not work any harm to the future of the party The New House Hall?Our friends of the distant press, having expended their ire upon the determination of the House to consign them to the portions of the gallery of their new Hall, now known as the reporters' quarters, each, in a letter levelled at the Hall as an entirety, it may not be amiss for us to say that, with very few exceptions indeed, even they hare come to the conclusion shared in by all others here, that for all the legitimate purposes of legisla tion. the new Hall is as much superior to the old one as light to darkness. Its accoustic properties are inconceivably fine. In or over any part of it, every member speaking in oratorical tones can be heard distinctly The iuduccments of the old Hall for members to be temporarily out of their proper places are all of them absent in the new one; and, indeed, all on the floor are so under the eyes of all constantly, as that a hundred causes conspiring in the old ball to delay the prompt transaction of the legitimate business of their sessions, are now obviated We have watched the sittings of the House daily since the winter of 1R42-3, know its rules of order thoroughly, its methods and model, and what have be?n the drawbacks to its proper and prompt transaction of business Many a time and oft have we essayed to draw the attention of honorable Members, through the Star, to them. The maleonstruction of the old Hal!, however, has always proved more potent than our pen editorial?and we have consequently cried out against them in vain. We have now. however, every reason to hope that the advantages gained in the plan of the new Hall will at once cure most of the evils ; showing that they are not, as we once irnag ined. the result of chronic propensities of hon orable Members of Congress, ax much as of the circumstances of locality by which they weie surrounded. So far the amount ot actual bus iness transacted in the new Hall and the gene ral desire of members?as all see and all hear everything going on distinctly?to push legiti mately ahead in business style, has really as tonished the veteran members of the press sit ting over the House. All things argue well in this connection for a more thorough business session than baa occurred in ten years past. The advantages referred to above can hardly tail to result in the saving of millions on mil lions to the United States Treasury The Instructions to Acting Governor Denver.?Among the documents bearing on Kansas affairs, recently sent to the Senate by the President, in answer to a call for informa tion by resolution, wc find th? following cap ital instructions, under which Acting Governor Denver is now conducting the nffuirs of his new office They are the theme of unstinted praise among all public men in Washington not allied in their feelings with the To|*eka Consti tution politician.- of the Territory : Dkpartmkm o? Xtatk. ) XVasminotoH, Drtrinlirr II, lfv>7 ( Jaw* W I)r ##r?r, S*rr< tnry and Acting Uovcr aoro/ K"n*n? T'tritory Si a : You have already brr# inform* d that Mr. SUnton has been removed from ttie office of Sec retary of the Territory of Kaio-as, and that you have l?een appointed in his place I desire now to state to yon distinctly the reason of tblschange. The ('(invention which met at l.ecompton on the 1st of Septemljer. had f amed a Constitution, and had authorized its President to submit the question to the people on the 21st of Decemlier, who are to deride whether this Constitution should l>e adopted without slavery. The Impor tance of the issue could not well be questioned It Involved the complete and authoritative settle m*i t of the only subject of difference which bad seriously agitated Kansas or interfered with its prixjifMlv The qualified electors, therefore, to whom this settlement wax referred, were unques tionably ri-.'ht to attend the polls and give their votes on the day appointed ; they wete lequired to do so by the highest considerations of public duty In the exercise of this right, moreover, they were entitled to an adequate protection by the Territoiial Government, and the Acting Gov ernor w is Ixuind to employ all the le^al means at his < niiuiiaisi to give semritv and fairness to the election With the conflicting opinions which prevailed in the Territory on the question sub mitted ki? had nc right to interfere. They had their appropriate issue at the ballot box, aud to that peaceful arbitrament they might safely lie referred The grea! ohjeets to be accomplished, in the opinion of the President, were to preserve the peace of the Territory, and secure the free dom of election. r.iitertaiuing these views, he was surprised to learn that the Secretary and Acting Governor had. on the l*t of Ibrember, issued a proclamation for a special session of the Territorial Legislature on the ?th inst , only a few weeks in advance of the regular time of meeting, and only fourteen day* liefore a decision was to be made on Ibequestion submitted, by the Convention. This coursc of Mr Stanton, the President seriously believes has thrown a new element of discord among the excited people tn Kims is. and it is directly at war therefore with the peaceful policy of the Administration. For this reason he has felt It his duty to remove him Krom these views you wiU readily understand what the Pie?ident regards as the chief doty which devolves upon you as Mr. Htanton'a suc cessor. This duty Is to preserve the peace of Kansas. Kvery tierson entitled to a vote on the <'on?titutlon ought to have safe access to the |h>IIs and l>e fiee from any restraints whatever, tn the exerclt* of the elective franchise. If the civil power is found InsuScieut for this purpose, the troops of the I'nited Mates should be employed in aid of it, and it may be wise precaution tn have them stationed, in advance, within reach of those places where, ia your judgment, their ser vires are likely to be required. It to earnestly hoped that the use of military power may be j wholly avoided Violence fa always less likely lo occur when the means are known to lie at hand far its prompt anppression Should the military farce become aWlutely necessary, to keep the peace, von will find full Instructions with refer ee to theprofM* node of employing it, in mr eeiiimuaicatloae fa Governor Walker, of March fWh, JelyHStb. and September '2d, IH57, and in tbow buTjiii ilnaMf written to Mr. Stanton. Of fje*? last, that Of November JlOth was take# to ?an?* by you, and vou bad a copy of It. All of them will dontitWaa be found in the archives of the Governor, ?t Lenompton; they refer promt* nently to the preservation of the peace at certain important elections But I need hardly inform ?011 that your duty ie not Intended to be confined > these special urcaaiona; It extends, of course, to the protection of all the citizens In the exercise of their just rights, and applies to one legal elec tion. as well aa another. The Territorial l.egla lature doubtless convened on the 7th instant. and while it remains in session its memtiers are enti tled to besemreand free In their deliberations Its rightful action must also be respected. Should It authorixe an election by the people, for anv purpose, tbis election should be held without interruption, no less than those authorized by the Convention. While the peace of the Territory is preserved, and the freedom of election secured, there need be no fear of disastrous consequence* The public journals contain reports ot an in* tended movement, by a portion of the residents or Kansas, to organize a Revolutionary Govern ment, under the Topeka Constitution It is hard ly possible that this report can be well founded but should the attempt be made and lead to a practical collision with the Territorial antbori ties, the authority of the Government must ne cessarily be maintained, and whatever quarter it lis attempted to interfere by violence with the election authorized by the Constitution al Convention, or which may be authorized by the Legislature, the attempt must lie resisted and the security of the election maintained. The peaceable progress of these elections can obvi ously occasion no injury to any citizen of any party, because their results can only have their due weight under the Constitution and the laws. It is to be expected, therefore, that no good citi zen will endeavor to interfere with them, but that all the |>eople will lie contented to see the woik of the Convention peacefully carried out to its legitimate results, and fairly presented to the consideration of Congress The President relies upon your firmness and discretion to yive effect to these instructions. It is vitally impor tant that the |M<ople of Kansas should have the full deteriiiinatioit of the question now before them for decision It is iui|>ortaiit also that in securing to them the protection to which they are entitled. <;reat care should be taken not to or ganize any illegal authority On this point I atrain refer you to my instructions to Governor Walker and Secretary Stanton, which you will regard as directed to yourself It is proper to add that no action of the Territorial Legislature, about to meet, can interfere with the elections of the Vlst of Deceruiier and the "ifiih of January in the mode and manner prescribed by the Consti tutional Convention. 1 am. sir, respectfully, your obedient scivant. Lewis Cits.' | The Retirx or the Fimbistek Walker, has spread consternation in the camp of the filibusters here. The filibuster council in this city is composed of gentlemen of character and deserved position in society, against whom naught can be alleged except that their ideas of right and wrong in dealing with weak neigh boring nations, are baaed upon the fillibuster s code of morals and propriety. They are per sons of talonts. and cultivate an extensive ac quaintance with the hundreds hero who are connected with the distant press, through whom they get before the public nearly all the just ifications of Walker's career that have been published. They are the real authors of the published inueadoes against the integrity of the President's course upon filibustering no signally refuted in the aunual Message, and quite as emphatically set at rest by the prompt and efficient action of Commodore Paulding in rescuing the property?steamships?of Ameri can citizens which Walker had seized in Nica ragua. and sending him to the United States to answer for hia last violation of the law of this land. An effort ia, doubtless, to be made at once from this point to create the impression that the South, in and out of Congress, is boiling over with indignation because Commodore Paulding has so signally vindicated the integ rity of the purpose of this Government in its dealings with weak and unoffending neighbor ing nations ; which has no foundation in fact. As, here and at the North, a certain alass of per sons in large citics are sympathisers with the filibusters, and wherever there are such persons, the fast press of coarse express their sen timents The New Orleans Dtlta and Mobile Tribune, for instance, are examples of the latter, which, upon the smallest possible amount of capital in the way of the sympathy of citi zens engaged in legitimate industrial callings, make noise enough to seem to represent the opinion of empires of men Such howling as we shull have from them over Walker's forced return was never yet heard. In the mean time the course of the Government of the Uni ted States on this subject will continue to meet the emphatic approval of the country at large, as in all thing" else since James Buchannn be came the President of the United States. I>R Chas. Mackat, the popular and talent ed editor of the London llln*tratnl JVrv*, and the author of most of the songs which have of late years become nationalities, as it were, throughout England, has reached this city, ac companied by Charlea'Francia Train. Esq., the author of " Young America in Wall street, and other popular recent American publica tions. and also Col. Hiram Fuller, the never to-be-forgotten " IJelle Crittain of the New \ ork Mirror. They have apartments at Wil lards'. Dr. Maekay. we hear, proposes to de liver a lecture io this city, on Saturday even ing next, the arrangements for which will be announced in duo time, ilia career as a lectu rer, since reaching the UnitecTstates, has been eminently successful. Independent of his rep utation as one of the most popular filtratem % I ot the day on the other side of the Atlantic, his well-known extraordinary talent as a lecturer must insure him a full house in the Federal Metropolis, where true genius is surer of uni- I verbal appreciation than any where else in the Lnited States. . I.tniA.v CotrjiciLM.?The council between tho I Ponoahs delegation of Indians, now in Wash- I ington. and the Acting Commissioner of In- I dian Affairs, that was to have taken place at I noon to-day, wa<s unavoidably postponed on I account of the indis|Misition of one of the I chiefs. It ia to come ofl at 10 a. in. to morrow ; I at the ludian Bureau of course. j At noon te-morrow a similar council is to be I held at the same place with the Pottawottamie delegation now here. The former, without their attendant*, are six in number; tho latter nine. ."strangers in Washington, who have never I seeu North American Indians in council, will I be very much interested on attending. The W bateek ? The following report of the I weather for thia morning ia made from the Mors* Telegraph line to the Smithaouian Institution I The time of obeervation ia about 8 o'clock a. m DiCKMBka 28, 1847. ! !J'"r Votk.N.V cloudy, mild.' I Philadelphia, Pft cloudy, cool Baltimore, Md.... cloudy mild. Washington. D C cloudy, cool. Richmond, Va c lear, cool. Petersburg, Va clear, cool Risleigh, N. C.. cloudy, cool. Wilmington, N. C clear, cool Columbia, S. C cloudy, cool. Charleston, S. C...?.......clear, pleasant. I Ai*o?ta,Ga c lear, cool. Savannah, Ga cool. Macon. Ga. clear, cool. Columbus, Ga clear, cool. Barometer at the Smithsonian, 30 17#. thermometer, on the Smithsonian tower, ml e- I .',.n"ro ?? F'?day night,since Friday eight, ' mUu,nmm **turd*y night, The Aruv in Utah.?We take from the last issue of the Washington Union the following gratifying official news : ''N,VtJ?r,n thafJh" War Department yesterday received information by telegraph from Lt Gen. I ?*k*rri despatches from the Utah expedition. The news ia very favorable I Oft the 71 h November Colonels JakuiM itf Smith and the traina had overtaken Col. Alexan- | der, and all were marching upon Fort Bridger, which wm onljr sixteen-mile* distant. The troops were in Ane spirits, and there was just enough unow on the plain* to protect the gran* twm fire. F?rt Bjid^er, we believe, ia located 'IS wiles from Grtfc. Salt t*ke Ci*jfV' "A Tm? KaMl Cotrts at Inqv ? -*> <?* nesa wa9 traasaetod before either of (keae tri bunals to-day Ho. 2 wm disaotvad mme days ftiaw. To-*oir?w, No. * la to tal? up fte casa of ^x-Captain William Ramsey (dropped ) Oa Monday next No. 1 ia to take op the case of Commander William Armstrong?retired on leave. With the conclusion of these cases all the business of said Courts will be over. ? ? -?? e? ? ????? f ? Th* Rprnt?Tii Mfrdii?Confkssiox or THI Grouts ?The Rochester Union of December ?24 says : We are able to announce that enough ban )teen obtained to lis the murder of Charles W. Littles upon Ira Stout, by a confession. \ esterdaf, Mrs. Stout, the mother of Ira and Mrs Littles, confessed to Chief of Police Oviatt, that Ira told her when be came home on Satur day night that she would never see Charley again?that he had knocked him on the head with his cane Mrs. Little was consulted about the matter, and said that If Ira was a man be would tell all about it. Ira revealed enough to show that others were concerned in the murder, and partly promised to give the names of the persons this morning. At this point the independent police stepped in and blocked the game, or in other words took possession of the prisoners and excluded the reg ular city police, who had managed the matter so far. from further participation But for this interference the whole facts reiatin" to this murder would have been made public ere this. Enough has been obtained to implicate Ira Stout and Mrs. Littles. The others, two young men who were concerned in the murder, may now escape for a time Coroner Qulii was admitted to see l a Stout, 11 Ul,<*er S,M h circunrifitaiire* a* would rn able him to obtain a full confession. Ira said that Mr Ke?nev. another of the independent po ? ?**! him an interview with Mm Littles This is what Ira wants l?efore matin" a full confession. ITT* The New York Dhv Rook has Wn *.11, of i,s Stimson, for #.,.M*i. to two of it* printers, who ate to pay in in instalment* of fill per week It is said that only a few weeks since a brother of Mayor Wo< d ottered * I #? ,f mmi for one-half the concern. rr*-AN ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE .S-? "*en ? Christian Association will lie h^f THIS , Monday) EVENING, Dec! a! iTV a* 7 o r'nck. p.m. ilnil!-. ''"f T'J1 irrc' *1,he Rooms on SAT J ^ I^A\ , Jaii, ^1, ih,i3, nt 3 o clock, p. id. Subject fr?r consideration "The Deluge " \ oung men cen Class lnVU K "r* IU r?i??4i'TI*"J2 ',f ti,e "* . K. I. MORSELL, Secretary. It nfT*'l WASHINGTON HIGH ? ?r? ^ u ?!i 5' Hrm hpr"hj' notified to attend HO adjourned meeting of th^ Company. t?h? lie rt at \our Armor* on W EDN KSDAY FVFM I \(i next, the .Utii Dec., 1?">7, at 7 o'clock. As sev eral new members will have to he elected, *nd oth*r

business of 11,1 p. to the interests ui the Com pany will be submitted, a full and punctual attend ance is earnestly requested. Jo,,* ?u?V^er? ? JOIiN WATT, Captain John McKay, O. 5. ,j tji 37 TTl'kn.vr^1^ l>CTrRES.-PROF. i?r , JJ ' will continue his course on the 1 nysiee of Meteorology on M?ND \ V. TI'F** DA\. and WEDNESDAY EVENINGS The last lecture will l?- delivered on Wednesday. I ec Hzrjzx?-?1toto'oiock. Th-mi,-c d 28 3t A n" mech anicsTTv. '? S ? I I 11. I K.?Members are requeued to pav their annua dues to the undersigned, or to Lfwis Wrioht, Esq. They are mow on their tem of ?_ H- Janney. d ?-eo2w financial Secretary. fff* ATTENTION. UNION GUARDS.-A U-? meeting of the Company will I*. he'd st ti e i vKVl vr':.1?? * avenue. "u THIS (Monday ? r.\ at 7,4 o ol#ck. f??r the election i#f no - commissioned othoers. ai d other unfinished busi it'V >t 6r* ,ne,nf>#r '? requested to be present. IT r"THE MAGNIFICENT STOCK OF I 1.5 WATCHES and JEWELRY. whiJh l,av. ?eu almost Kivenawav durine the past week, will [ he continued on sale Jora few days longer at No Seventh stree:. under the Avenue House. Re member they nre not auetion coods hut from* first c'y*r?fa|l establishment in a Northern city. ? ?0b'3t |Y^=? N OTIC E-Thc Ladies of the JOHN \\ ES fY,A ? HI'KCHloiiloreill inform their lilends and the public senerally that their K"AIR will open TH IS EVEN I NO. at 4 o?cl?"lf. and^" ?V"Vve"r two weeks in the lwsem*,,t r\?. till! T/l,l,,Jr Church, on 5ih street, near the City Hall, where a yar,ety of Useful and Fancy Ar ticles will l?e ofTered for sale. They h<-pe to lie III - of "the Church ** fh' pro,,ee,u ?re ii,r r??e benefit A Permit has been secured. d Jfi st* rc**.. .dr. pope." ifumeopathir>l Smrtron, De Menou or chain Huihdimea, No. 3K H street, north side, between I .St h and Uth sts. d m eoSm nr?"WASHINGTON ART ASSOCIATION. ? I J J he neoord annual exhibition of the Wash iiiKton Art Association in n??w open at the (iallerv on II street, between ISth and Uth streets, from 10 a. in to in p. rn. Admittance 25cents. Season Tiokets one dollar, to h- had at the prmoipsl Bookstores and Hotels. an<l at the door. d 24 tf rf** ?J A R l>.- J N o W. N AIK N would re i cpicilullj inform the puh'ic that he lias re turned to the city alter a shoit abseaoe, and re sumed the L>ru< business at hir old sUnd, corner of New \ ork avenue nnd l'?th street, where he was so I it* rally patronized lor the last ten years, and that he has greatly improved it. Ulterior, and titled it out with a complete nnd enlire new stock ?>f ever* tlnn? in the medicine line, all of which he selected with xreat cstre. n-.1 suarantees to 1m? as pure and fresh ** can he lound any where, to the dispenses of w hich he will live his striot personal attention as her^tolore, and his residence lieine on the premises, w.i enable him to devote his whole ti ne to the business. He has also added a 'arse and elecant as sortment oT Perlumery and Toilet Aiticfes. and every thiux in the faucy line that is usually kept mi hrst class Drus Store, and hsving no reot or debts to pay he (uarant?e? t?? sell as low as similar goods tan be bou*"t al ai.y retail establishment .. it h o" ,>ew / ork. d ,, 1>w ASSESSORS' NOTICE.?The voters of ,thH "'vera wards will please take nnticcthat the Assessors will attend at the placcs designated below Irom 10 o clock a. hi. to 3 o'clock p. in every "AfT ?"nd"> *'??1 Christmssday, l?om the 15th to the 3'st of this mouth, inclusive, for the purpose of revising and correcting the poll lists: First H ard?Samuel Redfern's. corner of Penn syIvania avenne and Nineteenth street. and^^TIItreet* Ua<>r*e T' 8te,r,lrt,,? <?nier of 12th Fourth Ward-City Hall. Sevenih W ard?Joiiu II. Bird, corner of 7'h street Jj m.yyl^avenue.aU.veO. Bosweb'sdiu* store. [1^5=*GOLLEC I t ?Tl *S~O F FIC E, " . . UlTV Ham., Novemlier % lilS7. ??Yrf il^r r ",.V,"n tu ?" P"r?0',fl who have ik.I Lm , .,,.. , V" present year, and to ail w ho P/*v,0,'? >ears, thatat the expira ?L7.L ,JL i5 ,U?' ffoln ,hl" ?"? "? ?"?.n thereaf ter sk the ad\ ertisnment can l?e prepared, all proper ly on which the taxes may remain if paid will liead ThaiM wkl.'ll t .*Z"' ** U" lnW ? hoee who <lo not wish to be ?ut to the heavy ex peuse attendant on the adveitisement and sale are requested to pay in season. >? fi eot Inn % J AS* F* HAI.IDAY, *"tJin5 Collecto r. [T 3 "H"/' iiA M. of the purest Cream, at 'L? per gallon; Water Ices, Cakes of ever* v* mUZJI" i"1t "r: ?'?"'?s, Charlotte de Rnsse. Blanc iI, ?ufkinds ; and everything moe I tVh mTr^ u 'L9, M 'h* f "1 *'A DE I. PHIA d 9 Vm* STORE, corner 12th and F str.ets. B CHEAP Lift HT. RDiHTEK AND CLEANER THAN ANY LIGHT NOW IN USF SUPERIOR HAS FLUID. ?r.. , . ID-W Cents Per Gallon. I he continued success and Kreat demand (or this article has induced the proprietor to reduoe the ?"?oe the oheapeM, safest M *ht lo ** de,,red. Sold only at ?v7 Pennsylvania avenue. I d M~at* V. J. MONER. NOTICE?I respectfully give notioe to all per sons indebted to m? for the purchase of roods or o lie.wise. to cell and settle their amount* in lull, b* easii or note* m short dates. l?efore the tenth d-y of| January issn. Sh.Kild this notice l-e disie ?? "?"j* ?f?" '* M itt* SAMUEL R. TURNER. L^ROM I*ARI8.? Fiiie editions, in iae biu^uues, I R?cme, 1^ Fontaine, Sevism. Duel. Rshe Delavigne, Moote* quieu?|Vb[?: yere, Saint Pierre, Rousseau. Chateaubriand. Cou rier, Rotrou, Balzac. Marmier, Voltmre Capehcne nViMo "knT,hier?! Bochsloiicsauld. Malherbe, 6or' neille. Scribe, Recnard, Guizot, Froissart Mon strelet, Buohon. Moliere. Koch, Barthlenir and other standard French authors, nneorted iT *M< - "J? FRANCk tav m?r. S,seera^i*!<riijirUiK*TT"e of oonnois w.. f ? i . d??*'*a superior article .U' iLYvarti^Ia t?'^kUr"iLa P*r,,?uln''ly oalled to the sale ailvertised to take placcon Tuesdsy mon.iiiK, lt*c. Irl.n Hall ' Botel**? ""etioneer, at hia sales room, .A a1001n.,i?r1n'nent from one of ihe moat extensive and reliable houses in the oity of New York, an 1 emhtaoes deoided y the purest and most Th?y r "?wd0gart David ? haTVvI"0^' ?. iM?r a-'AVI U A. HALL, Esq , havins made a Couve* - aiice and general Assignment of all his Real aud Pers u?i haute to ths undersigned in trust n?r oer tun purposes, alt persons having claims asamstTh sud David A. Hall are requested to same as s??.n aa may be convenient at th eoltica a? one of the Trusteej No 4u I ouisisna avenu?- a^d all persons indebted to the said e.tate ue ri.L^ to pay the same Without delay. re??eated ^ RETIRED PHYSICIAN,^ ? up to | m- J J .. .75 Yemtt of li', W hose sands of Hfcfcave neariy run oat, discov ered while m the fcast Indioa, a oortain core for Consumption, Astl/ir*. vBltochttis. Coatki. r-~ . remedy wm child, a duck rd muoh of tha lllties of fTPf [Hemp. and the jht make i rem ind seoot-eded in is oured. and ia j administered the __ of sufferers in ?ll parts of (lie world. and Im was never failed in niak ing them completely healthy and happy. Wishing to do aa mu oli food aa possible. he will eend to auoh of his afflicted fHlow neinr a aa request it. thia re ctpe with full end explicit directions for making it up and suooessfully using it. He requires each ap plicant to ?nolose him ona shilling?three cents to fee returned aa postage on tne recipe. And I he re mainder to l>e applied to the payment of Uuo ai vertisemer.t. Address Dr. H. JAMES, No^ 119^irand sUeej, d 29-2W * ' ' ID GASTON A rl.AKK. 4* LOI'ISIANA AVENUE, seoond door froui 7th atreet, under the Avenue Hoaae, DSSLXR? IN CLOTHlNii AND GKNT.'S FURNISHING GOOUS. The subscriber* c II attention ton deanatile Stock of CLOTHING which they n->w hare on exhibi tion at their Store. No. 48 Louisiana avenue, aeoond il'H?r from 7th atreet, and aa they are determined to uloaeol the lot if possible, every edort necessary on their part shall he ueed in order to pleas* thnr customers In tlie Clothixu DipaXtmxxt we can guarantee the at >ck io he perfect in poi t of curability. fit and style, because we make every thine oe reel re-. a??d have no hesitation in sayine our tuo<l? will ba found equal to the liest order work in the country. Watching the variou? changes of faahion. parties rray rest aa ured of hnding the I At eat cat and n ale in store subject to their insp'ction and approval. ?l.5.otrf) worth of Goods for Meu's. Boys' and Ser vant'! Wear, will be sold at auotion prioes. ai d pur chasers would do well to examine tne lot. This la n> humbug, as our assertions oan be proved on aa amn at ion. Call aud s?e ua i.t the above Store. da-am GASTON A CI.A R K^_ Nl No. Tf?l I OTICE FOR THE RESTORATION OF CKKTAIN LANDS TO MARKET IN THE STATE OF IOWA. The ?rant of lan<l mvi* by the net of Coug'ess. approved Uxt 15,18*, to the Stale of IO VV A . to aid hi the aonstruction of certain rail oads therein men tion, d, having been so I'-tr adjusted *? to amhorixe th ? releaso from withdrawal ?.| the landf herein after desc lb-id, motif? is kerehu gfrm that a!l the vacant ojfrfd lamia heretofore withdrawn from sal* or entry alotix the routeaof aaid railroads which I e outun'e of aix mil** ou each aide of the said road*, situated in the under mention.d townships, which have not lieen selected in virtu- of aaid grant or mn other irant made l?r 4??.nzr*?s. ??r let.lly claimed by pre einption, and which * ere ?u'-ject to private entry at the date of? itlidrawal. will l?e re stored to private entry on the da%? and at the planea liereinaner spec hed at Hie ordiii;?ry iiniiimum of on* dollnr and twenty hve centhan aci e. to wit: At the land oilioe at lll'lil (jl'bon .M<xida\. the IHtli day of Fehuary next, viz: yoith of tnt host lin* nmf mst t f tkt Ji/lk prind pal wt' rut mm Townahipa K>,M,X7 JTi.WaodDt of ranxe |, Townships 8-i.?>, 87, !Bt, and 90,of ringe TownahipH H4, R5, XH, ai <1 >7, o| rar>xM H. Tom n-hi?s 81 and 15, of rauKea 4,5, and t>. Township 8|. of ranee 7. Xorth oj th' 6?i>? /(?? nn<i irtst <*f tk' Ji/lk prir. rtpnl nifriilimm Townxhipa 85, 87. 8M. Sit, and 91 of rante I. Towo?h pias.ab. 87. iM. 'Jti, 9i. r?^.aed Wi. ol image 2. Towu?l.ips US. 86. 67, 88, !>', 91, tK and 93. of mneea 3 4, and 5 Tow I ships R4, R5. ?K. 87, 88, 90, 91, 9J, and 90, of ranxe ? Towiibhipa 8>. n?>, TJ, ilt.90, 91, 9lJ, and 93. of ranges 7, 8.9. lo, if. 12 13 and U. Townships 86. W>. K7, 88, m, 91, 92. and 9?, ol ranxes 15 ai d l?j. Townships 3fi. 87, 88, 39, 91,92, and 93, of ranges 17 and 18. At the l,?nd office at FORT I>ES MOINES on Monday, the I Vh dar of t- ehrnar? next, vix: Korth of the base Urn* amd emit nf the fifth ptin npml nteridiam Townships 77,79,8H, 81, W, and 83, of ranges 1 and Townships 79. 8". 81, and *2, of range 3. Townships 81 a-d *2. of ranees 4, 5, ?>, and 7. Xorth of th' base Imt am/1 west of the fifth prtm etpal ineriilmm. Townships 77, R'i. 81. K2, and 83, of range I. Townships 76,77, 79, 3?,8l, 8W, and 8a, of ranges * and 3 Townships 76. 77, 8". 81, 82. and 83. of range 4. Townships 76, 77. 78. an. 81, m, and ia, of ran<as 5 ai*l 6. Townships 76, 77 78, 79, 81, 82, and R3, of ranges 7 and 8. Townships 76, 77, 78. 7^, 82, and f-3, of range 9. Townships 76.77. 78. 79. *1, 82, ami 83, of range 10. Townsb>ps 76, 77, 78, 79, 81, and 83, of ranges II, 12, 13, 14. 15. and 16. Townships 71., 77,78. 79, 81,82.83. and 85. of ranges 17. U. 19, and *1. Townships 76. 77. 78. 81. It2. 83, and R5, of range 21. Townships 76, 77 , 78, 8n. 81, 82, 83. and 85. of rang** 22 and 23. Townships 76,77,79, 80, 81. 82,83, and 85. of ranges 24, 25. ai d .6. Township* 76.77, 79, 80. 81. 82. R4 and 85. of rante27. Towi ships 76. 77. 79, 89, 81,82, JS. ami 85. ol ranges 5), 29, 30. sin) SI. Townships 76,77, 79, 80. Bl.82.aml 83 oi'raii|e 32 Townships 76,77, 79, 80, 81, 82, K3. and 84. of range 83. At the land office at CHARITON on r?tli day o| February next, via: North of the Late line um.i west of the fifth prim ripal th*i iJtam. Township 73, of iaiigu I. Townships 72, 73, 74, and 75. of range ?. Townships M, Gu.7t, 72.73.74. and 75, of range i. Town-ti p* 67.&,?*?, 7I,72.7J,74. an.l ;5 ol nuu?4. Townships o7, 68, 69, 70. 72, 73. 74. and 75, of ranges 5. 6. and T. Townships 67,6H, 69 70, 71, 73, 74, and 75, of risngea 8.9. I", II, 12, 18, and 14 Townships 67, G8. 69, 70. 71, 72,74, ai.d 75, of range Townships 67, 68, 69,7n. 71,74, and 75. of rang* 16. Tow uships 67,6i!, 69, 7o, 71,73, 74. and 75. of raitaea 17. 18, 19, and 3?. Townships C7, &>, 69. 70, 73 74 and 75, of ranre 71. Townships iI7.6J.6u, 70,71, 73. 74. and 75. of ranges 22. ^1, 24 , 25, 26, 23, 28, 29, Jo, 3l, X'. and At the land oBioe at FORT UOlitiEou Tuesday, the 2Sd day of February next, v.x: Xorth of the Luse lin* am d ic?*t of th* fifth J>r*n rtpul tntrirftnm Township* 86 87, 8H.9I. md H2. of ranre 19. Tow usnipa 8., 87. !M. MO. <?l, and 92. ol nuiges 30, 51, 22, and J3. Tounalnps M6. 87 , 88.and 9C. of rsn^e 24. Townships 81".. \T,. U8, 9?, 91, and 92. of ranges 25. 26, 27. and Of.. Townships ??. 87, aud 88, of ranges 29.31,31,32, and 33. At the land ottoe at SIOUX CITV on Tuesday, the23Jol Fnhruary n xt, viz: iVorfA of the base line tin,I irestof the fifth prm i pal meridian Townships K, 87. and ?8. of range 34. Townships *7 and 88. .f ranges 35 a. d 37. Townships 86 and 88. of ran4es 38, JH and 4?. Township 9t. of range 41. Townxhip ??. of range 42. Towmhips 86. S7. and 88.of rangaa 43,44, ami 45. 1 ownshi p H6,of range 46. At the l.and Office at COI'NCIL UI.FFFS. on Tuesday, the t wenty-third day of February next, viz: Xorth of the base, hue and trest of the fifth prin ri/Mil mt rattan Townships 67,68. til. 7", 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79,80, 81 j 8.'. 8.S, and 84. of ranee 34. Townships 67, tW.n*. 70, 72, 7M. 71, 75. 7?i. 77. 80, 81, 82; !?3. and f.4, of range 35. 'Townships 68, 64. 70, 72, 73. 74.75, 76 77, 78, 80. 81, 82. kj and 84* of r:inge 36. Townships 1.7, 68 . 69 7?. 73. 71. 75, 76, 77, 78, ?>. 81, 82. V3. Xi. nmlK5. of rrtnge 37. ' Townships 67. Wt. 6'i. 70, 71. 73,74. 75. 76.77,78, 80,H, U. 83,84, and a5, of raii(c:<8. Townships 67. 6S, b9, 7o,7l, 73. 74, 75. 76, 77. 7,!, 83, 84, and Jft, of r.?nee *? Townships 1.7.68, H9, 70. 71. 7a 74, 75,7?, 77,79,30.81. 82. 83. K| and 65, <?! range 4**. Townships 67.6.1. 69. 70, 71,73, 74, 75. 76, 7P,79,8?, 81. and 82. of range 41. Townships S7.ti8.?9. 70,71,73,74,75,77 . 78. 7?, M, 81 j and K2. of range 42. Townahip. 67. 68. 71, 73, 76, 77, 78,79. 80. HI, 82, and 83. of ranee 43. Townships 68.73.7??. 81.82. and 85. or range 44. Townships T?, 8?i. hi . iu, and ?5, of taiige 45. Township R5.t?f range ?6. Given under my hand, at the citv of Washington this twenty lourth day of December, anno |?omiiu oue thousand eight hundred and fifty se\cn. THOS. A. HENDRICKS. I oinimssiouer of the Geueiai Laud uihoj. d 28-'aw6w JVjOTICE.?Our custoiners are heieby uotihed I N that their respective aooouuts will I* ready for delivery and settlement 011 the tat January . prox We earnestly l^g that there may be no delay 111 uloMiig'bill*, mi the usual nnwlel as we will reouire 8V6!t diiil?r due lib to eu^hle us to ineel our preNi. in? obligations. To those or our patrons who. by their promptness have enabled us to withstand the pre?aur0 0f past quarter, we are sincerely grateful, and assure them or our deterniinalion to study their intereits as purchasers 10 the same spirit in which they have promoted .>nrs as merchants. Of those who, although willing, have Uen unable to pay us on account of delay to themselves, we must now ask a settlement try note at short date, if cish cannot be obtained. VV ith regard o the very few who have rtfmsed to f'v.^ u" ?*tisiaoiioii, when we h ?ve fr#*ly stated to them the diftcuhics under which we 1a bonnl, we hare only to say M,o?r Nil* are acaia rwidjr ami must be pat4 or put in j?u?w? u&u MUhlllit to IK? further delay " To all who have acoouuts with as we again sub rnit the actus) neoessily of prompt, punctual and immediate action. In ordinary seasons we arn will ing to wait, but until d>so?uuta bec ine more plenti ful in U ashiogton we will be ootnpellnd to relv entirely npon onr own resoareex. ' M v ELVAN8 A THOMPSON. L T^? new opaned antil the old ona d 2b 1w JMI'ORTANT TO THE TRAVELING PUB bunker'scpatent Fi?k I keskk\i>o asi> Bsthikc Shixts. Theunder signed having taken the Agensy fur the ?ale of those (jariMuts, would call particular at ten d ?-l. MilKw tad Niy.Vm.'V^.* TWor,. BIB 1^9 ANiTph aYKR BOOIcV ia rarity, bound in vehret, fane calf, and Turkey mm*000, wiili cases and illua(rntiuns. French Pori/olios, Album*, English and I- renoh Drawing Booxs. Gold Pens, Rodgera'e Penknives, faae editions, is Cne btndinyt, of English and Atneneaa etnwlard authors in Pontry and Prwna. and Franofa, English and "Ti ti.M I nfthe W ashtnrtno ?in^dnfi'' wiKtake pace THIS (Mo,*,, ? CYKMNtT 1 "J;?*-*"*-"**??? *M RSItT !*. II.-No Mti or en** *ImJi l* rnil.. ' rorn m the *r**m h arraiire** rraf JOHN H . LANDIS. Winter season with LANDIS' OPEKA TKol j.p Comprising twelve talon tod rerUnirti, ' STAB9 IN THE FROFFSSioN. who will cive their ininitaM* kHWimmv, tlc^, composing new Sot!?s. buriemues. |;ce r metttoa. mm. Admission W oents: Dooi* open at 6\ l cow *.?mm at m +'ci*ck. M . K. CCMIM Bit, rr?*i?uf?-r MaLLQ?t, Business A?ent. .Ks \v Com* omr, row nil. T"*k' Fill. TilK YOUNG KM Mki nnsiite mt pir*.. ure ia announctt K to their fro i d? and mr M. puWie !? general, that their First A; tuil Ita ; 1 , _ i ? _ _ _ _ ? / -A L* ? 1 I ? i * ill take place it (Nld Fallows' If ill. \*v> IX^orn.* a Yard on December 31st. Prof. Witheri' Ceebrated Band i? ei*a<riTlor the nccujun. No hata or ?pi allowed ta the room excrpt ? ... w<?rn by the respective Clnhs. Tickets ONE i>? >1 I. A K ? to l?e bad oTain it., m l?r of the Club, and at the ?l?M?r mi tlir evrt k . ,.f the Bail. Committer ?/ Arrmnt'mt * ??. John Nokes, " James I'mrca'er, Joseph Pent, W illiam Milia, d i6-.*4* /w'lKwy Tlwawywa. \\ WASHINGTON Til EATKE Leasee ^.W SmiT. The maraeemen* l?egs to announce that the New Tk'h!re trill l>e hnistied on the i:*.h Decern' er, at i will b? opened t/n JANUARY let. ltd. The Company will mclud* Mr. Blake, Mrs. Blake. Mr. ester, Mr*. V anion. Mrs. Hiiev, Mr. Sloon. Mi** Gancon, Mr. T. It. J?l;nsr.?e, Mr. N< rton, .Mr*. Cooke. M?s Al'e-i. Mi W'h tin*. Mr. A M Davenp rt, Mr. tiroavenor. with the <*ntire company of W sllsct'i 'I hen t re. Net n K bet York, aa required York. alteruat mc U-iaren W ashiiictou aud New unci in & Mademoiselle TERESA ROf.L 4. Mr. Pau linliant, M lie Julia Lehman. Vl!!? l.'llm'B. Mr.#disk?tf, and tl>e f.ill Corp* rfe Rmllrt of Xiblo'*. are like. wiae encased to iiiatiKurate the ope nine perforin. ????? The colelnwted " Fairv Sta'." MISS AGNFS BOBERT?ON. will appear on Monday, January litth. The Eminent C?mk<Ims, MR.CHAKL.TS MATHKNVS. will appear on Monday, Sth Pebruary. fr7" Parties desirous of retaining Seats for the first two performance* will please laavetneir iaaie? tt Metzerott'a Mumc Store, Star Haildmga. d?t 'PHE SIXTH ANNUAL HA 1,1. 1 or tH( Montgomery Guards, IV 4 SHIXO TO IS * 4 SS EMFL V K OO MS, l.on?MK? Avkii k, On MONUA\ KVKNIN??, Jat.uary ?th. lt\ . The MONTBOM KB Y t? I* A R l>S, in a iiuounciax this their Sixth Anwnal Ra.l,^ them helve* to spare i>o pnma in makiiic it tk' Ball of (Imimmhi. j K^puta'a calel-ratedTiend s ensaced f<?r ti e' WH'K*. Refreshments ami Supper will li? served W? an ex perieiM-ed and popular <-at>?r*r. Tickets, ONV; IIOI.I.AK. hiIii;iIIiii( * pent eniti! and ladies. N<> hats a ill be worn in the Ita ! K<h>n except l?y the miluart. CoHiHittlttufArffK'tn ml'. Capt. Ke?. I .ieut. OloheiJ, l.ieiit. Kelleher, S-?rc. Murray I'rivtte Knruht. Private J. <?. t|r Ma*t. MaliT, th ^ ol iTe e d a n s ant k . * PROP. H. W. MI nTTkR tnkes *reat p ea*ere in annonucinc to his fri?nd? and patron* that hia next SOI R EE wil take piaoe ?? his Hetl. corner fwh and L> atrtefs. on "I HI RSUAVi E v ?? N I N<?. I>*' emlier SI si. la?7. I This ItentK New \ eaia' Eve. vouac !ados ai><i ? entlemen who have fremn-ml? eijoyed tl ese <1e lichtful ?ntertainweiits will hive tne pleasure <W dancing the " t >td \ ear out ami the New Vea?-in *' I p<. i 'Ins occiaion the celebrated lancer's t/i s.1 ri!lewi!ll*e introduced, th s lieine the first reprc sentation in pnMie in tt>is city. It was hrst intro duced at the Stare Kaila in Europe and has be maw tha moat r?vo.'ed of all the la?-hioiiat>.t' dancen, conducive t?? trace, adding ea?e and el?xaiice tot lie oaniace. The new Polkaand Maxourka Ouadrt Irs will also lie introduced, makinc one ?>f the most varied procrammea ever ollerid at ai.y soiree (iven in Wa?hinctoa. All persons wiahinc to take leaaona ir the I sneer's QMadrid* onty. ean do ao upon reasoraMe term* applying to Prof. M. d 18 S.Tu.Thfct RAND MILITARY AND CIVIC CALL vl or th? Washington Yagers. Mr# 1 l??KRS l>ef leare to the ??utiliccen fr\ >eir Kail, ai the JH KVKMN(i,ri The WASHINGTON YAGERS ler lear? to announce to their frienda and the erally. that they wilt cive their Asa. ml) y Rooms ohMONUa' i)eceml>er 3tth, IhST. - ? The Comnnt'ee p'edce themselves to make thi* -? of the beat Balls of the immni. .he Bar aad Supp#r Will l?e turumhed '?! 0. Schaler. Weher'a Celebrated Bxnd hat hvii engaged f< rrho oo? lsi on. Tickets ON E DOLL A R, adnutliux a Gent eau and Ladiea. Committee of Arramn mt a'*. O.S. E. Loefler, S. t. G. Seim Set John \V a hi. Corp. *?*. Stinr.n*. Private C. Just. d ?5 T.Th.S. ? ,'l'n.S.W Annivew?arv ok the bait ? *v NEW OR LEANS.-Ti ? I'niou Gi ards ?% take xr?at pleasure hi anwuucm? to their jfl frieu-ls. m.litKiy and civic, t?i*t Hie r Tr.'i?l/^P Annual Uati witl tike place at'he ^areinl'1* LJ* Kooius. I ouiaiana avenue, .?n t|.e*th of jauuar?. Further pniticu ars in future indioe. d ? cWMaal WAKT8. Cmrwrren wantb? 411:.? ' ton Theatre Good haieti only need sfp ' ?' Mr. DL' Oaru?i'a Saloon, ooraer t* ai .l U*a stre?*ta. 11 - A RESPECTABLE. MIDDLE AGED ?<t man wiaht-h a SITt' A Tit )N as a < V<4 . She * one tliat can U depended on. F or *u:iiiii ?nt..?i?. Ac., apply to 383 Penn. avenue. d .'t '< * WANTS A SITUATION.?A reaprc al. e f *" liah w oman wiahea to cat aSITI'A'l It'V at kewiMz and hit nix tuany res|M*ciatilc family . VV.'tJ aUoaot chambermaid, and n? wiltina to assist " caneral lioua* wink. App ? at W. C. t?MKA H A> Fancy and Van?-ty Store, No. ^4 1'ti.r. a\en", ttetween Sit aai Sif streets. <1 Jt at^_ WATEI)? By a ?ei t1em?n. t is wile and daut' t^r,TWO RtKIMS. fiirnikhed or unt?n?ishe^. with Ntard, with a private family and in a lesfeci ah'e iicitlilciiio mI. I.ocmIc '. Net wren Sth and '*? street a west, awl E and I streets north. Addr.*s?J M. (>..City Post Ottoa. or Star < tthoe. d 2n f \lrANTKH-A MOVANT WOMAN, wr _ ?" recoil 1 in?<nd<'>f, to do the cookinc. w:?-hinc ?;l' liounewoik lor a lamily of three person*. Aim ? il 17? lOtli ktrect, tictwaeu D and E streets, d-t ;t WAMTKO.-I uuli to rent, lor a te!in ol *ear? ' ? a an.ali F A R M . uear the city. for the purp^*1 of cultivatinc a Market xerden. Anj p? r*on wi?u* me to rent ench a place will p!ei?e ?< ike it kn v io me at Mr. D. Cl.-igett'a I arm, <>u 1 tie fisal K?ai. near the city. ENOS Ul'N. d ?-?tt _ A LADY perl??ctly competent to teach Musie n?' French, with the KucHali l rwnchi*s, doirr- * SITUATION in a fiin:'y. eitfier in town?.r?? n tiv. She can ec e excel ent references. A.!dre?$ MRS. E. HARDING. \Va?hiii?tou I'.at tittio*. D. C. An interview oan Ik* had at oori. r Itth ?treit an I Pa. Mrs. Beta'e. d 2? e< S * WANTED-A ateady WOMAN to do*! housework for a small Tamil). Appl) 01 the corner of tSth and I. street a. <1 ft tl \JUANTKI) I M M E D I A TKU A fmm 1 " HOUSE, with Sve or fix chamltera. eari.'r*. ami diHiiic room. Apply to No. It^l Hrowns' Motel. d l? tf WANTED ?SIX to EIGHT THOISAM' DOLL a RS, for three or live irsra lor whi 'ti security will lie given in Rrhl Estate Mtusted Penn avenue, bet ween 8th and tilth sts. lnM"ir^>: this offioe. d r" I I S tf ANTED TO HIKE. $.;.<?* . f..r ihc rin . vv yenra. aecuied on an miprovrd f:irm, of aorea .by adeeil ol truat. situated near ttiecilv Is l.ra.l ?.-1 w ?. as una. attaniru li?*nr Mis t il? ?: tereal paid annua ly. Ant one wishinc to invest is that war, will please %ddr*?s J. It. S.. K x W aahtneton oily,atatint whr-n and whcie mi mlrr view nan be had. lutersat paid scmtanin.silt it frr let r?L n il-if (VIOTIttE ?The siittkcn ii?r ha vine hist :*petied si IN OFFICE o? GENERAL INTELI.D.EN--* No. 319 C street, between Cth and 7th. and i* xt Todd a Hat Store, and opposite Bank of Wasinw ton. reaueets the eitizena of W ssliict'oii to*i*' him enooi:ra?e?uettt The sun?crit?er'a olne<-t i?^. se?nre klxmI aervauta to our citiz ne, ai.d t>? h? auitable places for Servants who omiie a-ell rernie mended. Such as desire emplo* merit, and sueti ?* are iu neeJ of proper tenants, should |i?? me a<s as aoon aa oonveuieut. d7 1m* JEROME Gil.I l*S_ LOST AMD FOUVB. 10 r?? ClQ .T RKWAR D?W'lll be paid ami m> ?i?es'i asked, if the person who enteri-d W hite t.urst's Dacuerreaa lialleey and stole therefrom his aree CAMERA LENSK will return the same, d 2B 3t* J. H. WHITEHl KSl'^ A WHITE AND RED CffW found ast-*. ? d tresspassing. The owner oan have h-, by prtkvinx properly ami pa?in? chet^^ Apply at I^KMi>t Hill Fa<w, 7th streal n ad.JBLe nea the irat Toll Gate. a St" Losr-M. the 2ti instant, near the ?"i aer of . f...M atro'ls. or?ili st>?otar.d * ai tre Marke'. ADAGt KR REOTV PL of a\, sn* .|eee?se rb* finder wtil confer s (real f-vor". ami will als?-1* ''^p^h^^tawarded, l.| laa? uu it at this oSioa. f\EW YKARH it LA li'h^ON D's! _ PK F.SEMTS.?I adies' Caha?. aac) Hair Pius, Work Boxea. A*. S, 7th street. d"3l *