Newspaper of Evening Star, January 19, 1858, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated January 19, 1858 Page 2
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KVKMNG STAR. Washington city: TUESDAY January )0, IS**. Adrrrlitrmriil* should br irnt in bf 1 z n'cleck in.; othfrwi?f Ihry may ap pear until the next day. SflKITUtTMM MORNING PKHF* The iHteltigenrrr i.? to-daj devoted to neu? and Congressional proceeding The Union di*cu.'.?e? the Kansas documents a.? recently printed by ?>r<ler of the contending that they prove that theTopckaitc.* arc bent on revolutionary purjioscs only. The Pennsylvania!!, that old and reliable Democratic paper In Philadelphia, conies out in a new dress. and seems as vigorous and as young as ever The Nebraska Legislature have enlivened their proceeding* by expelling Mr. Rol>ertson, of the Omaha Nebraskiou, from the hall, where he was acting as a reporter. He had, it seem*, re viewed the political history of some of the mem bers. One of the gravest charges against him was calling one of the member* *'a small potato.'* HIT" The 1 tah correspon dent of the New York Tribune writes from Fort Scott, Nov. 30. that the health of the army continue* good, and large quantities of vegetables have been taken from caches discovered near Fort Supply, and are de posited for the use of the hospitals in cases of scurvy Beside what was found in caches, more than two hundred bushels of turnips were dug f.om a single held. Soicittk at LaHcastkk ?Jacob Herzog, of Lancaster. P* , Committed suicide by hanging himself about four o'clock Sunday morning. His wife, missing hiin. got up. when she discovered ? note lying on the table stating his intention to commit snirid<\ and that his body would be found in Haldy's m.trbleyard, adjoining bis own store. His wife called some of the neighbors, and on going to the place described, found him. *u?pended to an apple tree, dead The deceased was under heavy bond* on a charge of receiving goods, knowing them to have been stolen from the freight car* on the Pennsylvania railroad The trial was to take place during the present week. "IxUEPESPKNT * OX THK CABINET.?The pop ular and talented Washington correspondent of the Philadelphia North American doe* no more than justice in what he writes concerning the share of the different member* of the Cabinet in contributing to make the current season in Wash ington as agreeable to strangers and residents here as possible Thus he writes, as follows: "However much the opponents of the Admin jstrafion may charge it with polit ?-aI short-com ing?, there i* no difference of opinion as to the .liberal and hos. itaMe disposition manifested by every member of the Cabinet to cirnt'ibnte to wards those social amenities, t?v which the as ritv of party is so properlv tempered It would invidious to discriminate among those who are thus desirous of cultivating friendly inter course on all sides, but it mavoe said without impropriety, that no former Cabinet ever dis pensed its official eivilities with more courteous consideration to strangers and citizens, or suc ceeded better in winning the good opinion of the large circle to which both public and private evidences of hospitality have l?eeii so freely opened." Tni Robertson Poisonix.. Cask at Rm lit ter ?On Saturday, the mother of IIob-rtson, charged with attempting to poison liN* wife, swore that *he ha?l liv?-d with her sou more or less since he had been married. She had livfil with him for the past two years,'and nothing but harmony had existed between him and his wife. The Surgeon who attended Mrs Robertson was then called lie testified to the uniform kind at tention of the defendant to his wife, and des cription of the effects of the various medicines which the prosecution claims were procured of Biejjler by the defendant to poison h;s wife, of which some. he said, were very simple and harm less . One witness testified that young Biegler had naid that .Mr. Rolwrtson had pressed him lor the money due from his father, but that he had cords ?o tight around Robertson's ne. k thai the moiier would come from the other way; also, that Bieg ler had said that if he couid but have his own wai he would l>e the only witness against thed? - fendant Mr Dunklee. the cashier of the Zimmerman Bank, was sworn He Mid that the defendant was negotiating to raise money and take the pres idency of the said Bank; and that th<- nlnetv, eighty and seventy days which appeared in the evidence of the prosecution doubtless, referred to the time in which the defendant must raise the money*. In the afternoon session the conversation of young B? igler, about ' having cords around de fendant's n??ck."' was corroborated by two wit nesses By another witness it was proven that the defendant was out of the city at a time when Biegler swears he was at his office for medicine to poison his wife. PbKSUNAL Mr J B Roberts, the Amerieaii tragedian. is well spoken of by the Dublin press. ....Hon Nathan Clifford.of Maine, and Col. Huser and Major Da?hie||. I s A are at VVil lards hotel ... Hon Percy \\ alker ha* come out as an ear nest ??!.p|xjiter of the Nicaragua!! filibuster move ment .... Mr J H Taylor, the well known actor, we see. is Stage manager of the Augusta ??a i Theatre. ... It is stated that fjen Walker has t)o<>ded the South with iionds of one hundred dollars tw r,. issued in hi? (Walker s) name, running twenty year-, payable in Nicaragua lands. Rather p. or stock Professor Henry, of the Smithsonian Insti tution, was present at the annual meeting of the Albauv Institute, at Albany. New York, on Wed nesday last, and was publicly welcomed to his native city .... M'ss .Matilda Heron, who recently married Rol<ert Stoepel, the -'head tiddler" of the or chestra at Wallack theatre, is now sal I to have tasted of connubial bliss once before She first made her appearance in the character of a 4? wife ' in California, the part of the hush.tud lieing then enacted by the Distric t Attorney of San Fran cisco I he marriage was not a felicitous one, and do'ibtlewi long since resulted in a divorce Thi AktA op I rAM ?It may be a matter of ?ome interest to our reader* to know something of the comparative extent of that T? rrito.y of the I uited Stat?-?. whose chief offii er is bidding de tainee to our Government According to Coltou, the area of I (ah Is 2M),ITU square mile*. To en gineers, and a few others, this w ill give a just ?'dea of its vast extent, but the majority of the people will form a better estimate by being told that it i* as large as the whole of the New Fng land Slates. New York. New Jersey. Pennsylva nia. Delaware. Maryland. Kentucky and IVimes. see nr. to compare it with Knropean countries, it is equal in extent to (ireat Britain and Ireland, Switzerland- Prussia and Denmark, with the Islands of Ouerusey, Jersey, and Man. and the Ionian Islands add?d Wr Kx-Governor Powell, of Kentucky, i* the first Democrat that has represented that State In the Senate of the I'niied .-tatcs for the past quar ter of a century. r 1 !T7" invested in the hide leather business in Philadelphia, a capital of not le?, than *-'.(**>.(<*>. and In the manufacture of rocco and sheep skins at least ?.',110,1**1 fUT I.ast week, at Dover, Me , some persons charged with plat ing obstructions upou the track of the Boston and Maine Railroad, were ( 0u victed and sentenced to the Stale prison for lif. JJ7" Some of the people of Bristol, R | , art losing their hair, without any known cause Several have lost all the hair from their heads and bodies, the whole disappearing within two weeks, leaving not even an eye-lisii The deb tor* cannot account for if 117" The police of Cincinnati, Ohio, recently made a descent upon a groggery in that city, where thev found nVer *g,IMl ill beautifully exe cuted counterfeit notes on several bank* of Ohio. Kenlui ky and Pennsylvania, as well as a consid erable amount of Imi^us .Hi a..d gold piece*, with a quantity of coining apparatus. 117* Rogers is at work upon the bronze door for the extension of the I'nited State* Capitol It is composed of eight square panels and a sur rouuding arch, in which are pl.u ed alto relievo representations of the most prominent seen s ill the life of Columbus Over other parts of the door are d'sr rihmed I,,,-,. nl statuettes of dixtia guished eontemporariescf Columbus, nlb-gn-i/-..; figures. I.*-; ,!-i f American nniritls arm*, h"I inet*. banner*. Ire. imm photographs of ih de^igns w 11 ir h have arrived heie, it is evident that this |S the most thoughtful as well as el.iho iste work yet attempted l?y Mr Rogers. The other door was assigned to Crawford, and is now Jn progress at Home WASHINGTON NHWS AND GOSSIP. Gov. Wise's Ij?tteh to Tavmajit Ham,.? The late letter of Gov. Wise to the Tammany Society is one of the iuost unaccountable occur rences of the day. It has filled his enemies with exultation, the Democratic party with amazement, and the friends of the Administra tion, of which he was regarded as one of the warmest and most able supporters, with un speakable chagrin. The baneful agitation of the three past years, which has convulsed the country nnd shaken the Democratic organization to its foundations, hud arrived at its final crisis. A settlement of the Kansas question by Congress, and dismissal of it, in some form, from the national delibera tions. had become absolutely necessary to the public safety, and was about to be finally effected. The united South, and almost entire Northern Democracy in Congress, had settled upon tho proper action to be taken?not a course of action, perhaps entirely free from objection, or squaring in every particular with abstract theories of politics; but the best which the manifold complications of the ease practi cally admitted of. Fx-Governor W alker, who had lost the con* fideuce of the Democracy in the same degree in which he had won that of the Republican party, had raised his voice against this action, amid the applauses of the Abolitionists and the execrations of the Democracy. Senator Doug las, following in his wake and echoing his sen timents. had excited tho same manifestations of joy from the opposition and disappointment and mortification in his own party. The De mocracy had resented the conduct of Messrs. Douglas and Walker, not so much for the ab stract doctrines and arguments they advanced in support of it, as tor the conduct itself, which, in the pending emergency, was precisely that to entail the greatest amount of mischief upon their own causc, and to contribute the most elective aid and comfort to their enemies?con duct which, however patriotically inteutioned. was calculated to have all the rffcrt of vindic tive treason to their organization. Hut not even (lie defection of these Northern men had availed to endanger tho policy of the democratic party. Their appeals to their own section were so u>! ruptaihlKm, so repulsive to the sound sentiment of its conservative men. so acceptable to its factionists and abolitionists; and their motives were so open to question and imputation, that no difficulty was appre hended by tho conservative party in Congress in consummating the policy they had contem plated for the final dismissal of the Kansas question lroui the national councils. It was just as the difficulties that had thus been thrown into the path of the party by W alker and Douglas, had been trodden down under its heavy tramp, and as unex peetedly as a clap of thunder trom a clear sky, that this Tammany letter of Governor Wise, came to astound the Democracy and to extort exultations from their enemies. Coming from a profes-ed friend of the Administration, and not from a mere unfriendly coadjutor in the Democratic organization- coming from a Southern man in opposition to the unanimous sentiment of the Southern representatives in Congress and to the policy t?r which u North ern I resident and a laige Democratic repre sentation trom the North had incurred so much reproach and obloquy in their own section and not from a Northern man hard pres ed by abo litiondom at home and bending before a florin l;e dared not defy -c>.iuiiig from the Kxecutivc head of the mother State of the South as a gratuitous act called tor by no official duty and impelled by i,.. official oath binding u,h,? the conscience ; this letter, under all thecir .?um-t.mce under which it appears, i< one of 'lie most unfortunate occurrences that has hap pened since the advent ot the present Admin istration As a blow t., the brave National Democrat* ??t the North from a Southern coad jutor- as an assault n|MI? tho policy of the Aduiinistratien tr<.ui one of it? most valued and cherished friends, it is the, / t? ?t letters We shall not enter into any painstaking ex a mutation of the doctrines and arguments of this singular production, easy as it w uld be to re lute them; for it-evil and mischief are not in its theories and reasonings, but jn the fact that such a letter should have come fr?'*n Gov ernor Wise?an evil and mischief which the most conclusive refutation would not cure in the least No excellency of doctrine or cogency of argument can aflcet the issue now joined and closed between the Democracy and its enemies, one way or the other, and tho misfortune of the letter lies iu the fact that, at tho very mo ment of action, after the order of battle is de cided on. and the hostile forces arc arrayed [ lor the final and decisive struggle, an imjtor tant of! cer refuses to fight, files vff in a vain parade on m itral ground, and enters upon an elaborate harangue to the advantage o! the enemy. We repeat, we will not argue patiently with such a disputant in such an emergency. Gov ernor Wise plunges in the .dough ol abstrac tions and contradictions into which every one involves himself who espouses the absurdity of popular sovereignty in a Territory The ah surdity of his assumption, that individuals are sovereign before the S'.ate is sovereign where the population is yet incohesive ; where there is no family, or neighborhood, or consist ent community; where there is not a single fixed institution, or the first clement of stable serene sovereignty , where every public func tion ia performed by Federal agency, or under Federal authority and popilagr t? Co),cress is stamped uj?on every circumstam o and pro cedure, is too manifest to need giavc refuta tion. II such fine spun theories as these of Messrs. Wise. Walker and Douglas needed any answer, it would be easy to show that their whole ar gument agaiu-t the President'* |*?Iicy. predi cated upon the idea of squatter sovereignty, is fallacious and untenable*. How came the cit izens of Virginia, Carolina, Massachusetts, I ennsylvania, hngland. Ireland, France, Ger many, who live lor the moment in Kansas Territory, "sovereign people What poten tial efficacy is there in that happy region that constitutes the accidental and discordant as semblage of adventurers congregated there from all quarters of the jy?rth, a sovereign power, like those of \ irginiaor Pennsylvania or New ^ork?great commonwealths which won the high franchise at the end of seven years of war and indescribable suffering' The sover eignty of these gentlemen is a myth, a will o' the wi-p. calculated only to involve its follow ers, the wirie men and giauts. in inextricable quagmires. There ure but two door- through which a people .-an pus* jroIn H 8tate t)f p?pjiaj,c tfcftt ?.\ere.igMy the door of revolution or ot a ?institution Within the domain of our Con r ?? y, the only means by which sovereignty Ic " inI m'T"11 Ljf !lUy *wrUonof "ur people th c v Tr lT ?r tUe ,,n;*ent *? tbc F ll ,"!?* y a" ' '",rtic,lIarly down in the Federal Constitution ,Uving to these conditions, a p??,,|c are U||J ca l" tJiMh?v ^ "T*" \>y C?n^Mio??l fi?t. I Mill the> are admitted into the I nion by Congress. State, they are not sovereign and it is a violation of reason and ? ujcre ,buse of terr?:? to call tbcra sovereign The prarti-Ll assertion of a contrary principle leads t> trea son and ihe gibbet; however harmlessly a the oretical refinement U|?.n the subject may be indulged in. Jim Lane may yet find that the practice of the theories of Messrs Doti"las Walker and Wine will cost him his neck. The renowned ISrigham Young claims the rights of sovereignty as belonging inherently to the in hnbitantsof I'tah ; and the chances are that for oirrying his theory into practice Hrigham will hang. The position of Governor Wise on the subject Is not uiore strange and deplorable in a public point of view than it is inconsistent with his own previously declared opinions. He de nounces the Leeompton schedule as a fraud upon ?he sovereigns of Kansas, from the fact of its hnving failed to submit the whole Constitution to the voters of the Territory; although he hituself hnd. in a letter of November Kith last, declared that it was optional with the Leeomp ton Convention to submit the instrument or not. We quote from hirf letter of that date : 4> But, if upon precedent, the Convention of Kansas adopts a republican form of government, and reports it to Congress, without submitting it to thr people. I agree with Mr Hunter in ac cepting it and voting to rettive Kansas asn State ?slave or fret?into the Union. And why? Be cause, first, of precedent; and secondly, whether it l?e accepted or rejected, it has to be submitted, or is rejected at last, in either event, to the popu* lar will If a majority do not approve of the constitution, they n.ay organise another Conven tion immediately, mid adopt any republican form, after th?y arc once a {State, without submitting it at all to Congress " .Such was Governor Wise's opiuion in No vember; and it not only shows that the action of the Leeompton Constitution, which he now denounces as a fraud, had his previous sanc tion. but in it he states the conclusive reasons why the action, if taken, could not effect a fraud. Contrast these sound and conservative utter ances of Governor Wise on the ltith of Novem ber with the following expressions of Decem ber 30th. We quote from his Tammany letter ; " That [I.ecompton] Convention was, tie jure, legitimate It formed a constitution, and had a right to form it. That was its function, and there its power ended, except to submit it. as a proposed organic law. to the fair and free elec tion of the sovereign people, to h adopted or to be rejected bv them They, in their organized being of legal voters, are alone sovereign The entire constitution ought to have been submitted to their lawful voices at the polls. " The power tray not delegated to thei Conven tion to proclaim and establish a State constitu tion ; it had to be approved by Congress, and much lll'?r* had it to he approvtd hi/ the sovereign principals tor whom the mere agent?the Conn n t ion?acted.'" * * # " What ! tell us that an instrument of this' dignity, that republican government itself, was not to be submitted, in its form and plan proposed, to the onlv lawful sovereigns, the organized people ?" # i # # "There wa* a usurpations Withholding from them of a fair, free, full, and equal election to eboose or not to c hoose their own constitution of self-government " * # # ?This was but the unveiled treachery and shameless fraud of a so called schedule."' Uu{ the Leeompton Convention did not abso lutely withhold the Constitution from the peo ple, as Governor Wise had conceded it the right to do. in advance, but submitted the very gist and pith of controversy?the slavery question? to popular vote. Nay, this clause was not only submitted, but was carried by a legal and con stitutional affirmative vote. The question of accepting the action of the Convention, has thus become more than one of formal proprie ty?has become a question of Congressional fair dealing with the South J ho whole Kansas issue is thuc resolved into the question whether the admi'sion of Kan -"as under the Leeompton Constitution shall be refused by Congress because the instrument embodies slavery?a -l ivery clause merely in the letter, although, in fact it i<. notorious that the clause can be voted out by the new State it it sees lit to do so. in the first month after admi-vion. It is a question simply of honor and principle with the South, and not of any substantial advantage. True. Messrs. Walker, Douglas ami -Wise, attempt to elude this issue by trying to create another based on the fiction ot popular sovereignty in a territory but the i-sue before the country between the Republican party and the Democracy is solely whether Kansa-' shall be denied admission on account of slavery m the letter of her consti tution. ihus the Kansas question has assumed pre cisely the form indicated by .Mr Hunter in one of his recent Virginia letters when. allu<ling to the Leeompton Convention, he said : I vv.lt not conclude, however, without .ven turing the prediction, tli.it if any serious attempt should made in Congress to reject the appli cation of Kansas for admission as a State into the I iiion, because the convent ion did not submit the const it ut I on for a farther ratification by the I pie. it will only occur in the event of the adop tion of a pro-slavery organic l;iw. Is Virginia, then, prepared to reject the application of agister slave State to be received into the t nion. merely because its convention has exercised its undoubt ed powers in the same way with manvother States, which have act^d similarly, without prejudice to their claims for admission into the Confederacy' I do not doubt it for a moment." Notwithstanding Mr. Hunter's incredulity. Governor Wise has put himself in a position, if not intentionally and literally such as Mr. Hunter protested against, yet. wherein all bis personal. |?olitical and official influence enures to the benefit of the party opjmsing the admis sion of Kansas under its regular constitution, on account of the slavery clauso. We rejoice to sco that the Virginia Legislature without a dissenting voice, has relieved that great com monwealth from the imputation of occupying a position, antagonistic to the whole South antagonistic to the national democracy, antag onistic to the Administration Thf $*7,000 Cask.?Really, it is likely to appear to the uninitiated at a distance, that the House will have little opportunity to accom plish aught this winter but the vindication of its own honor. Its numerous select committees to investigate charges of corruption must look to them as if the great task of the National Legislature at present is to keep itself and those employed by it, straight We are quite sceptical as to the wisdom of so much fuss over irresponsible allegations, as nearly all of them are that are being investigated. The last com mittee raised seems to us to have been pre maturely authorized. The only basis for rais ing it is the allegation of a failing firm admitted to have conducted its affairs dishonestly, that $*7,000 of its missing funds went to compass the passage of a certain bill through Congress. The investigation into the affnirs of the firm by the creditor's committee do not show, as we understand the case, the discovery of the scratch of a pen going to prove the truth of the allegation. At the rate of $H7,000 expended in lobbying the bill through Congress by a single firm not more interested in its passage than a thousand others equally as active for its enact ment, what must have been the expenditure, or rather waste of money, to that end ' Js it not impossible that any such sum as $S7,000 could have been so disbursed here without at tracting * Mention at the time, with so many eyes and busy-pens upon nil persons who in these times es.-ay to get bills through by im proper influences' Not a whisper escaped concerning this affair at the time, which to our mind, with the other facts mentioned above proves clearly that the *87.000 story was man ufaelured of whole cloth, as the most conve nient way to avoid accounting for a fraudulent use of the money by some one counected with the failing house. Two or three legitimate legislative attorneys were understood at the time to lie employed in endeavoring to induce the enactment of the bill. There was nothing either concealed or improper in their connec tion with the business; but their pay could not have amounted in the aggregate to a tenth ol the sum which Lawrence. Stone A Co. profess *o to have expended. SrNATons Hr>reR ami> H.o.mond ?The New \ ork Jlrm/U promptly contnulicts a fool ish "Washington Correspondence'' story, at tributing to these two distinguished gentlemen view? with reference to the acceptance of the Leeoinpton constitution, at Tnriance with those of th? Administration and the Democracy of Congress. The Herald, we assure it. is correct in its idea that there i? no foundation what ever for the story. Senator Hunter ha* made a record upon the question, every line of which goes to disprove it, without the pc si tire contra diction he so freely accords to it. As for Sena tor Hammond, though not previously called on lo express his sentiments on the question, he belong* to the school of statesmanship slowest to give aid and comfort to the direct foes of the interests it represents. The public may put in its pipe and smoke all such stories concerning any Southern member of cither branch of Congress. Kcnt*cEi? Kates or Postage to Austria, Ac., via Frabcb.?We arc requested to give notice that a new Postal Convention was con cluded between the Governments of France and Austria on the 3d of September last, by which ccrt iin changes have resulted in the rates of postage upon correspondence, exchanged by the way of France, between the Inited States and Austria, and the countries to which Austria serves ns an intermediate point. The rates to be levied in the United States on and after the 1st of February, 1858, upon let ters addressed to the following countries and places, by 1'renr/i mail, will be as follows, viz: Ttrenty-one cuts, the single rate of % ounre or under, prepayment optional, being in full to tie* tination?Austria and its States, and city of Bel grade. Tnirty rents, the single rate of % ounce or un der, pre pay wmt optional, being in full to de sa nation?Moldavia, Ionian Island*, Adrianople, Seres, Sophia. Rustchuck, Antivari, Scio. Rour ghas. Canea. Durazzo, Janina, I.arnica, Prevesa, Si nope. Tenedos, and Valona Twenty-one rents, the single rate of ounre or under, prepayment required, being in full to the Austrian Turkish frontier only ? Montenegro Servia. (except Helgrade,) and cities in European lurkey, other than those enumerated above, or in the -'Table of Postages to Foreign Countries.'? Postmasters should note these changes of rates upon their tables of postages to foreign countries. The Paofic Railroad ?Perhaps the most important bill so far before the present Con gress, is the Pacific Railroad bill this morning reported by Mr. (twin, from the Senate's select committee of nine on the subject. It is evi dently prepared with great care, so as to make the measure Infinitely stronger than ever be fore in the ilalls of Congress. Its distinguished author, the veteran Califor nia Senator, and indeed the whole committee, deserve the thanks of all the friends of the measure for tho energy, and earnestness, and perspicacity with which they have labored to perfect it in so short a time. It will very soon come to engross the almost undivided attention of both the Senate and House.

The i.atk Sen ator Ri sk ?The occasion-of the announcement of the death of this distin guished gentleman and stateman. in the Sen ate this morning, was one of more than usual imprcssiveness, striking nil present with a sen timent of unusual ?oleinnity mid grief In addition to the eulogies delivered up to the time the ?.//- went to pre", it wa- understood that Senator* Seward nnd <?win. if not other proposed to address the Senate in behalf of the resolutions of .Mr Houston. 1 hk \\ father ?1 he billowing report of the weather for this morning is made from the Morse Telegraph line to the Smithsonian Institution The time of observation is aboutK o'clock a. in : J > m a k v !<#. ls> New \ ork, N. \ ? ????????clear. pleasant Philadelphia. Pa. cloudy Italilmore, At it *?????????. .c tear, pleasant Washington. |> C clear, cool It ichmond, Va if.tr, < ,.'0 Petersburg, Va clear pleasant \oifoIK. Va clear. ? <M?I Raleigh. M f lear. cool Wilmington \ C .? .rleai. pleasant Colombia, S r i tear, cool. Charleston, S. C cool Augusta, lia clear, i ool -a vannali, lia cool. Ma* on. lii..,,,,,.,,,, cli'ar, cool Columbus, lia clear, cool. Montgomery, Ala i lear and cool. pRoVf the \Vk.?t. Buffalo, \ \ cloudy, cool Lynchburg, Va lear, cool Kri*tol, Teim clcar,cold Cumberland. Md clear, cold. Wheeling. Va clear, cool. Har urieter at the Smithsonian. 30 tiju. I h-'riuometer, on the Smithsonian tower, min imum last night, near the ground, 31'. CONGRESS ION A L. Thirty-fifth Congress?First Sriticn. I v i iir Skn \t r. shortly after we closed our report yesterday, Mr. Hale announced his inten tion to review the decision of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case. He. however, yielded the Hour, and the Senate went into executive ses sion. In the Hocsc, the only business transacted after our report closed, was that a number of in ternal improvement bills were reported. Amongst them was one to establish a railroad and tele graph between the Atlantic States and California Mr. <-Jiiitman introduced a resolution directiii" the Committee o?i Naval Affairs to inquire as to the expediency of establishing a navy yard at Ship Inland, Mississippi. Mr. Keitt ottered a resolution calling upon the i resident for the correspondence with France upon the abolition of privateering. A special committee was directed to Investi Bate the accounts of the Doorkeeper of the last louse of Representatives. A bill was also introduced toamend the l>ounty land acts; one to provide hoin-steads for actual settlers; and one to continue half pay for live years more to certain widows Proceeding* of To-day. In the Senate, to-day, a message from the President, transmitting the convention between the United States and Denmark, on the sub|ect of the Sound Dues, was laid before them, read and referred. Mr liwiu reported, from the Pacific Railroad Committee, a bill to authorize the President to contract for the transportation of the mails troops munitions of war, Ac. over a lailroad from the Missouri river to San Fiancisco; made ncvTC ? f?r ttrSt AIondi,y 1,1 February Mr. ( lay reported back from the Commerce ,?fTlnt\ t '? witbo,,t amendment, a bill to repeal all fishing bounties to vessels engaj-ed on the banks or elsewhere, in fishing for cod Mr Wilson introduced a bill to amend an ad entitled an act to continue half pay lo certain widows and orphans, approved Feb. 3, IjnW. re ferred to Pensions Committee. A number of private bills were reported Mr Houston then annoi need the death of his late colleague, Mr Rusk, In an eloquent eulogy upon th- public life and services of rtiedeceased and ottered resolutions appropriate to the occa sion. Pending the question on them ? Mr. Col lamer also deli vered un eloquent tribute to ||,c memory of the deceased. He |,ad not can clnded his remarks when the star's repoitwent t?i press. In tiik Hoisk. after the reading of the journal, Ihe following named gentlemen were appointed by the Speaker a select committee to examine the accounts ami official conduct of Nathaniel Darling. the Doorkeeper of Ihe last House ?j Representatives Viz Messrs Hughes, of Ind Jenkins, ot Va ; Purviauce. ot Pa.; John Thorn- - ??on. of N \ ; and Hryan. of Tex ?s I'he question then arose on Ihe pending mo tion. to lay ou the table the bill of \lr Smith, oi 111 , fo divide rh?* clerkship*and iu?**M>n?pr*hip* in the Depaitments. pio rata, amon^> the seveial I l"j'***' ",e table?yeas 43, nays The question recurred on the pending motion to refer lo the Committee on the Judiciary, when Mr. Smith withdrew that motion, and moved to refer lo a selrct committee of seven. Mr. IIranch renewed the motion lo refer to Ihe ?ludiciary Committee; not agreed to?ayes .111 noes III 1 The bill was then referred to a select commit tee of seven Mr. Kellogg Introduced a bill authorizing the deposit of bullion, kc., at the mint of the United States and its branches, and directing these tn sfitntioi's to issue coin for the same; referred to Way* and Means Committee. iO* The number of pe(sons employed on the Pans l'resse, lately suspended?editors, report ers, correspondents, compositors, folders, car riers, Ac ?was 771 ; a little army in theuuM v. s ?v^ AN ADJOTRNRD MEETING of ih* sJ < Jackson Democratic AmiciMinn will h? hfM on Tl'ESDA Y .???' ???*.. ? 7 o'clock, at tli* office adjoining Kirk s I "int Shop, on L misuiua .itrnlie. bet6tl? ami 7th *tre?t*. rrksipknt SMITHSONIAN LECTURES.-On WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, by Rev. T. L. Crri.iii,?r Nfi \ark,ot"LiMN The p'i*ii? are invited. )*n 'H rrS^TlIK PUPII.S ok I'ME M NM?" l*'\ i L_5 Street .M?thodi*t Epianopw'Sabbath School, Georgetown, D. will give a t.ONCKB ? *??' THI RSDAY EVENING. January 21st l*M?.nom iiienciiig at 7'? precisely. Mr. lluntcr will preside at the I inito. There will al*ol?e several Solo* ami Ouartette- l.v celebrated vocalists ol thu nty. Adtn>R*ion 15 cents; Children cent*. Inn Ifi-M *_ nrg=-TIIK I.AdTk.s* i mon bbnkvih.knt Society, liavlnr completed their orgs ligation make their appeal to the public through their ap pointed agencies, ai.il hope for a lilieral response, ro insure a discriminate ami jndicton* application of the fund* entrusted to them, lhe> have en?ag*d the service* of the Rev. J. A. Ilarrold, .M. D, * missionary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, to assist the Society in visiting the p<?<>ran?l distril'U t me their charities. He will attend froin 12 m. to I p ni. daily, except Sundays, at the room of the Com imssiouer of Health. City Hall, to attend applicants for help from t he Society, and to receive <* mmuni cationn from all who are interested in the work of chanty. The S>oiety will ?'old a meeting for the adjust ment of account*, and for the transaction of other busine**, on the first Friday in every month, at 12 ill , at t.h?> Room* of the Voting Men'sChristian As donation, corner of IVnnsyIv&i.ia avenue ami loth street. The meml*ers are requested to attend punc tually. Mrs. K. It. MII.I.S. Directress, Jfcu It!-St Mrs. J. WEBB, Secretary. nrS^OFFICKMUTI'AL KIRK INSFRANCK Ljj COMPANY OK THE DISTRICT OF COl.l'M III A. Washisutos, December 28, 1857.? In accordance with the provisions of the charter, the Managers publish the condition of the Company, as follows: Amount of premium notes $7H.3I9 tK? Amount of cash on hand ...... 8.IS" ?*> Amount of losses during past vear . I ."73 21 Notice is alao given that the annual meeting of the members o the Company will be held at this office on Monday, Jaiu.tr> 1?i 1HSR. at 1? o'clock a. m., when an efection will l?e held for seven managers, to serve f<>r the ensiling 5 ear. By order of the mannger*. jan4-e.*>t CHAS. WILSON. See'y. Yy* ICK CREAM! ICE CREAM! ICE L 7 CREAM!?The verr l<est Ice Cream and W ater Ices, Roman Punch. Ao..at ?l-6#ger gallon. Small and lar*e Cakes of all varieties. Jellies, Charlotte de Husse, Blanc Mange. Pies of all kinds, and & large collection of Fruits, at SCH A F FIELD'S Baltimore Confectionery and Ice Cream Depot, No. r.th street, lietween G and tl. P S.?Parties, Balls, and Weddings furni?hed with all kinds Confectionery and Pyramids of differ ent kinds. tan 9 I in l)R. POPE. 1 ? Unmrornthir r*ir<i>tA* nsrf Surtron, De Menou or Chain Buildings, No. 37* H afreet, north side. Itetween 13th and 14th sta. d I'.t eo3m 1WEW MUSIC received semi-wecklv at JOHN I ' F. ELLIS' Piano Store, near H?th stree'. No. J fi Pa avenue. lan 19 \CCOR DEON'S, VIOLINS. F L I T E S. Strin<s, Banjos. Violincellos, Tsmltorme*. Music Paper. Ac., always on hind, wholesale and retail, at our Piano Store. JOHN F. ELLIS, jan 19 3H6 Pa. a v.. bet. <>th and Wth sts. JOHN F. ELLIS, So>e Agent for Hailet, I'nvi* 4 Co.'sand Mnnn A Clarke'# Pianos. No. f>n6 Pa. MTWHS, nenr luth street inn 19 OCEAN Sl> a M NAVIGATION AND THE Ocean Post, by Thomas Rain?y, I volume, 8vo. Two doilara. _jan 19 FRANCE TAYLOR. NOTICE ! NI ITKIE I!?The lialance of stock re maining on hand, such as Oak. Cherry and Pin* Lumber,Shingles. LaAs.and Paling*. will be sold very cheap for cash, if applied for soon. II. C. PI'RDY, A CO.. ian 19-lw \ ard 1st si., war Capitol. nDKNTAI. SI HliK.RN . R. W. A. FRANKLIN continue.'* to perform all 0per.1tions on the Teeth 111 the Iwst in.-in ner and "ii the most reasonable terms. !!?? p-opojes,f.>r a iimiti'd peri<Ml, to reduce his ishaiijes ju per cent. l?e|"W his usual rates. Allope Mtion^ warranted. Ofheeat No. Hi North a street, Capitol Hill. jaw 19-eoat* I N E O V S T E R S. I have ww on hand a lot of tine COVE OVS TERS, such as I can recommend t-? my ousf.>iii-is. A 1 so PICKKI.EU <"*? - ? ? ,1 TERS, put up t., in v self, ami wan anted ^ 1 superior to any in this city. In*t ir'viv ed, a fex cases ' I F. AST INDIA 1il\GF.R, which I A* l*-ert so ?rirve tliii season. ? Also, Ctunoo, Anisette. Novaw. M uaechir.o, Kir sch-nwasaer, Ali"iuthe, arid other cordials always on iisiid. sAM'l.. T. DKl K \ . It* corner I'a.ave. and Uth *r. NI v\ KNISI.HB KmiiKS The Mad ol ??r leans; lr\ theauthoi of " \\ lutrfriars." price .'ill Cr-||f s. 1'iie \ otiur Fx lies 01 the \\ lid tnlies of the North at:i!?'?d Advent 111 en, l? Anne Kowiuan. *1. Me!?ioirs o| lireat 1 'oinmandei?: li? li. P. R. ?niif , E'w i'illustrations by Phiz, $1.?% I'ornHs.a Mask , by John Milton, with thirty ilins - I rat ions t?v H'lk.-Mrill, Buslet. Foster, Harrison \\ eir. J1 . l.W Many Thoiulitson Many Tnumh: being a Treasury ol M ??l?,reiic?-. ????ii-istnig ? ?f SH?H'?r>ii? from ttie ? rit iiikh ottin'Kik-wii tireat nnd tlo* liieat I nknowu. Compiled and an il?: ?a;iy arranged, l?y ll?-iir) South 1 at?-; pi ice The Pla? * af Slink pear<- edite.l t<* Howard Stan ton: the illiiatittions (?% lohu liilbert ; volume I 5? J 11st received at TAYLOR A MAI'RY'S Bookstore, j.an M 3t near "Hii slreet._ | AST WEEK IN WASHINGTON. t'OR NS AND III NIONS r < n k it WITIIOI r CI ITIM. OR CAI SIN?? THE LEAST PAIN. BV DR. SCH ? .OSSER. Surgeon Chirop.nlist to the principal Sovereigns in Europe. 111 returning Ins thanks to the Ladies and Gentlemen of W nnhiugtoo. I'or their liberal patro lane liestowed on h 1111 during Ins stay here, takes this opportunity of apprising them that he leaves thisci*> next Saturday 2fcl JaxuarT, and ma> l?? ramsulted until that time only, at ins olhr?. No. 224 F stree'. tietwecn Uth and 15th streets, near Treas ury Department, from l?a. 111. to 5 o'clock p.m. WHAT IS A CORN? Corns arc a tuliu ar exo.eseiic * similar to a wart's winch develop themselves on the toes. Itetween the toes (soft corns ton the soles of the feet..and at the joint of the bis toe. BF NIONS. T/iry nr? i?ra<lurn1 bv many rnu*ts.?1st. The oom press ion <-aused by narrow, and particu!a*ly b\ a short shoe. >omeiim>'s th# oaus?> is the opposite ; a shoe too large, in which the foot slip?. 3d. Stock lug ill fitting and form ng piai's or inetiualities also are aciuscof i". rus. esp??-i 11 ? 111 walkinx upon sti.irp. unev en, or hroken pavements: the . ontinual iiiblung o| the stioo or tsHit, an l stocking upon the tor^k. the soles of the feet, nr at t he joint, determines a point of irritation, thence from which remits large and p iiiifnl Corns. Htiuions.and Soft Corns. Manv who are thus Mlticted have resouroe to a razor or scis s'ir* and cut of| the superhcies of the Corn, and ob tain relief for a short tmi^. BUT WHAT IS THE RESULT.' By reasoa of cutting the excresence has the op portunity of expending. bordering, and r<K>tmg it self. aud on the tame place, by cutting, you make grow a nutul?erof Corns, after which it is 111 vain tint it is cut or plastered WHAT Ml "ST BE PONE.' THE CORNS Ml "ST BE EXTRACTED. Dr. S< hlosskr. by a system l<astd upon long ex permce, aud approved of by the lnghe*t medical me Jf and w hich can only lie carried out by himst lf, has succeeded in extr*ct>n< t <e Corus, no matter what their natures, without cutting or causing the slightest pain. 111 a f?w inmut**. so tliat the patient ina> at ouc*;, after operation, resume Ins bouts with out inconvenience. Thousand* ofte-timonia's can I* seen at his ??ffie? until th-s 23d January next. No. ^4 t 1 re.t, b?j tweeii 14th a< d Ijtti streets near Treasury, jan 19 HV*LAST WEEK HKRE.^11 TVT E W C( >N F ECTION F.K Y. i ^ So. 447 7tA %t . oh< rfoor north rf G f. 'I Se sul'forit?er reapeottully ftiinouuoes t<? the citi zens and the public that he has fitted up h s estat> isnmein in the |N-*t style, and has ou hand the choicest COXFKC rit) S ERY ofali kinds. D'E CREAM always to he had. and of the very b?st quality, which he wi I furnish to rider, in any part id the city.at * ISO per gallon. Fresh PIES and CAKES, of ail kinds, every day at 12 o clock, made of the best material the market c in afford. All kinds off- ANCV t'AKES that is i>suslly kept in a p ace of this kind. Hall*. 1 arties. Weddings. A e.. furnished to order 111 the shortest notice and on the most reasonable term'-. J* 11 ?-lui* WM. P. FOR D. I AP' '"'*1', SKIRT REEDS, fancy Hair Pin*. ? j I ortc Mouaies, Curses, Calms. Leather Satch els, Ac.. ver> cheap lor c^sh. at jan 16-St * I.A MMON D"S.7th st. V'lEWS AND OPINIONS ??F AMERICAN Statesmen of a'l times on Foreign Immigration, c'illecte?l into one volume, with *tati*tics, Ac., A c. ?lie volume octavo ; price 7.*?t>t*. jau FRANCK TAYLOR. IVLOHR. MOLASSES. A u. I barrels extra superhne Flour, 125 " farm y " 4" *? New Orleans and Cub% Molasses, I2r<choice Hams, .usipour.aa breast piecr^, .1**1 ?? Joies Just received, and for *n'e at reduced prices by jan 16 eo3f Ml MR AY A SEMMES. Harper s magazine for febrfa ty received aud for sals at SillLl.lNGTON'S ll<Mikstore, Where uh-ciiptions Will l,e taken at publisher s prices, 10 In* delivered at any part 01 the city , or seni ?er mail to any part ol the country. |or hat or any Magazine published. American Almanac Tor Ut/iH received and for sale M Kb. .^OS ?H I ISLINGTON'S . ... J! ' 'Kleon Building, corner 4J, st. >fltl and Penn. av. I,',Vn'{\:V)N A SI RGEON. 4S7 I4th street. 2.1 Wlllards' Hotel. in C<* fro,n fo 2 to X and 7 to 8 *?/?.> jrrt -Drs. J. F. Gray. J. C. Peters and E. Paynrd. New \ork: Dr. A. H. Okie. Providenoe, *? umi-snSt* TO THE CITIZENS OF WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA. . '1eE"/'nSt desirous of purchasing ths SEWING ylAclllNES of the undeisigned will apply 10 Messrs. Wall, Stephen* A Co., who lias been duly appointed < tin* day 1 our only agent for Washington and Alexandria. janS lw J, M. SINGER A CO, A c Pa. A vi For thk benf> it ok the library. Tli# ? FOURTH COTILLON Of the Urw-d Intent Abbo^im!,.* at Munder'si Hall, on TH IRS DAY KVKMiVi. J?.?h I I ickets can b* obtained it Jneeph C. C dw't S*ger Store. K atrret. beta eta litkud 11th >*?. J on H it* "< R A N D CO N C F. K T ' ??r VCN'AI. AM) INSTRI MEN TA I. MUSIC. * j.Mi.I Concert will l<e given at I'hiltarmomc Hall, ?fl the 1st of Krl.imr). I.? ihe Cttnirof M. Ohnrch. udM by *<>mf of the liaol am* tearaand prolansicnal talent of Washington. Haiti moiMimtl Philadelphia. The MiMit Heron, the e#:ebrated vocalist* of the last mentioned city, will take pari ?? the per I or ma a - C -a. Fhe programine will appear ta a lew day a. It _ (I HOD&Mtti'l t M J. \V. LAN DIS'CELEBR ATFl) Bl R l.ksijl 1. OPKKA thohim:. CoaraiMK Twn vr Stab PcBrnaifu?. Perform EVERY EVENING THIS* WEEK. aa al?ove. with NEW SONGS. NEW SAYINGS. NEW HI RLFSorF.S. _ NEW DANCER. inil moat LAI'GHABLF COMIC PANTONINE*. Chance of Programme nightly. Admission 2'?cente. Orclieatra aeafa are reserved for ladies arid gentlemen areompany >i>( them floor* open at 6?? ; o<inrnicnt* at 7 V jan IK LEE M ALLOW V. Him wean Atfwt. SUBSCRIPTION S O I R K Er ^ On FRIDAY. Jan. 24th. At PhilHakmomc Hall. Lief now open at M?ti?ott ? Muaic St??re. jg IB 4t __ Fmrstgrand anni al bai.i of thk HOW M A N ill AR IIS. The mmlifrv of the Itowrnan Guards moat r* - apec'fuily announce to their nutneroue friends ~ and the puMie in general. that the* will give their First Grand Hall, at Columbia Hall, Capitol Hill,on MONDAY. Kelt. IS, IX.Y1. Particulara m future advertiaement. Bv order of the Gourde. jan Ift-St* J. r. LI PITC, Sec oat r* - A WAHT8. WANTKD.-A settled English Woman wishes ?* to obtain a Situation aa Housekeeper in a re spectuMe f ?mily. put lie or private, in town or cotir try. Can t?e found at the corner of is?h ami M ate. north. i\o 4i4. It* INFORMATION WANTED OK DANIEL HKI SNA.N, who left hia home on the lith ff? atant. a?ed nine years; o.tra f>rowu hair: W >? ? '* tie freck'ed in the face ; fat a* d plump. He had ot when he left rray jacket and Uown pan's ; biue < loiii cap. Any information reapecting kiai will be thank luiiy received l?y hia diatresaid parent*, at <>9 M street. l>e*ween Ala**, aveuue and G street, jan 19-2t* FlMPI.OYMK.NT W ANTED-M* an honest .? j dust iou? V tncrican man - haa a cher ? of nnrpe> - ter's tool* and known ho*- to use th< rn- is wiling to make til ma** it utcful at an* kind of wora. Beat ?< re<?>rrit'iendat ion furnished. ? ow wees will he ta ken. Call on or addrese A. W. H., No. 187 5th at., njar N at. ' " SITUATION WANThll???ya pracira frm ter, aan Keporter mi a City Daily, or Ldi?or of a country Newspaper. The advertiser haa a tho rouch kiiowiedae of the Print.nt buainaaa. and would l?e Willi nc to take charge of la.t h the Mechan ical and ? dil?>rial department a of a country paper. Addresa "Printer," Star Office, \Va?hinKton. D. C. jan I* 2t * COPYIST.?A Yunof Man deairea a Situation aa aa Amnnuensia ?>r Cop>t?t. Addresa T. H . throuRfi the Piini OiTioe jan IVeo*' W ANT Kl) I M M K. DIA T FLY ?A fnrniahed HOL'SK, wi'ti five or ai* chamftera. parlora. and dimiik room. Apply to No. 161 Brown* Hotel, d iR-tf LOST AffD FOUKD. ItlST?On Mondsv, a smnil Silver MATCH j BOX, contmninc some fuaee?, and marked . B. Kr?>tn kittle Nieco." The lull value of t wtM (k> pa>d t^t>e hndcr ?.n ita beinr returne*! to tl.e offace of tin- National Hotel, lor r?>f?in 26t. It* \JOTICF.?The i we young men in oompany wilh I "aaUNT >? unr in;<n at Diver m.? lata mm llal Kri'l.ii' eveiaiug will p.eaa* return the w.ifch ami etiain to li"* I'onn avenue and nu >|Ueationa will l?e a-ked-as tiie p.artien are known, jan J. B. MOOR F. IlWT.-fln H'tli afreet. t?etw.vn M and ?*t. Pat rick a Church, while aoini; to ? r returiuiic Irimi the II o'clock Masa, am Sunday, the l?th iratant. n plain litil.ll BRACFl.F.T 'I'ne tunier will b? i hanked aa well a? auitatdy rewarded by returning it to the ??wner. at N>>. X'?l l?th at reef. t>et ween l.an?' M >treeia. ian M * ItlST.?On Saturday even i nr. the Hit h. f>et ween a 9th aired. I'a. avenue and ? it? H*l ,*iiHI V Kl'R ilAl.K CAPE. The bnder wi I Ite suitably rewiuled on leaving it at the Star ?illice. jan lK-.*>t It 1ST.? tin Sundi* nmlif. I?efween the |)ni( * Store of H. H.i-larke and I2fh afreet, a FI R CAPF. for which a Mutable reward will lie given by leavin* it at WM. COOPFR'S, 12th and I) afreet.. R>land Chapel. jan i:t tf* Lm?I ND. A Moaaic B K FASTI'! N.-The owner r can get the same by cn'luiK at ttie Stat Office. pa>iri? for ttun vlvertiseiiient and a small reward to the liinter. jan bi-.H C^A M K A STB A \ to my place, in N?ive?itier iaat. / a Bed Buffalo t?OW , with one ?:?g^?U| cropt and aslit in ttie other : a awiall while spot in the forehead, -tnd whre on the t?el l>. The owner will come forward, prove property , and pat charges, and fake her awat. ln?|Uireat the Artnj Magazine of KI.I.FN McKADDt.N. jan hi 8t* ?SMH).0(Mf s,, r ?100,000 aSU FANCY D K F S S GOODS. At Retail For t ash. FO R THIRTY It AYS OXLY' S P F C I A L N UTICE To Till L A D I F. S or Washington. Ve?r{riown. and Alexandria. Meaara. HOOF BROTHER A C??. reapectlully announce that they have juat reueivcd Ox Co*?i?.xmiyr. from New York a magnificent assortment of S ? L K S AND WINTER FANCY DRESS GOODS, compnaiuf All the Latest Par;* Novai.TiKa m the followiri? descriptiona of goiNla : Superb printed, all aool, Mousaeiinede Lainea. l>o. C.aahmcrea anil Merinos, Do. Delaine Robea, a'Quille, Plain Black Silks in all qualities. Plain light colored Taffetas and Poult de *voe. Magnihcent Si'k Kotxr& a'Volants ai d a'? ia.Ue. Do. Velvet <lo. M Two flounced and double skirt Silk Ri>bes. FANCY SILKS. nrw and elegant design*. Grenadine Roftea a'Volatita. Evening Dreasea, in great variety, Ac. Ac. A 8 in atyles and designa entirel* new to the Washing ton market, and all of which will be offered posi tively FOR THIRTY DAYS ONLY. EXCLUSIVELY FOR CASH. and at prices leas than ONE-HALF THE COST OF IMPORTATION Inorder to give due effect to this 1-cautiful atock. and to afford the ladies an opportunity for a thor ough exammat ion ami satisfactory select ion fr? m tins unappr?>achable assortment of BARE AND Dl-SIR ABLF DRFSS GOODS we have determined t o throw open our MXTIR E S ECO St) FLOOR to the pu'.ihc for the exhibition and aale of this in voice. BAJOK'S KID GLOVES for Misses. I.adies. ai.d (tents, in all colore an I sizes. N?> mixed lots. F.verj pair aarrauted gen uine. The eubacnf?era reapectfully aolicit the attention nl purchaaera to this announcement and feel aatis tied that the attract one offered will l>e sufficient to induce ever? iadv loapp eciate this rare and valaa ble opportunity for eecuriiig unprecedeuted l*rgaiti< in new and deairable goods. The sale will commence on TUESDAY, January 19.at 9o'clock a. m. and will he continued for THIRTY DAYS ONLY. HOOF BROTHER A CO. Pennsylvania Avenue. ian Ifl-lw between ftth and 9th streets. OCEAN STEAM N A VlGTlON and the t'osan Post; by Tnoniaa Bame*. Pri?e A new and important work. Juat puhliahed, and for sale at I A \ LOR A MAI K \ *S B-H.kefore, jan 1* St Bear 9th a tree!. pi'RS! FURS!! FIRS"! Whv.Miae Joeephine. wfiere did *oa purebate tha* elegant aet of t- uis you l.ave *t the New Philadelphia I ur Store, to fie eure, .S25 7tti etreet, uuder the Aveuue llmiae. where th?re are a few more of the same lelt, which oan be had at the ?aiue price if you ."all eoon. Ladiee wishing then I-ure altered, enlarged, or renovate.) <?ui get them done if they nail aoou. iaulH-B* yyASHINGToN AND ALEXANDRIA. I he Steamer GEORGE PAGE mid THOMAS COLI.YER will ruu regular!* and punctually l?efwecr Ifie above plaeea, at the following houre : ? l.eave Waahiugtoii at 6, 8, ll>a,a. m., IV. 4. and SS p.m. l.eave Alexandr a at tH. 7>?,9,1?\ a. m , l?'S. i, 4'? p. Ml. ?Vhaley'a line of Omnibuaee mwnecting with the Boata will leave the Capitol and the ooruer of Uth afreet and Pa. avenue, punctually, as follows : v., % NAt, 12,3, and 4\o'cioek. ELI.IS L. PRICF. SAMUEL UAKFR. RiM Oj patine. . v- oni.i.r n i are sa.ti to be tqua' to any taken in the city.a id inuoh eheaper. They ? mbine daralu.ity and tiuthlu aess. I!j" fame early in the day. Pa. avenae, tietweaa Ma and 9th streets. jan 4-t| R. RANDS