Newspaper of Evening Star, March 5, 1858, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated March 5, 1858 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR It FUBU8HED MfERT AFTMMJfOOlt, (89N DAY BXOKrPTEO,) WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1858 hop-frog. BT BDUAB A. FOB. I never know any one so keenly alive to b Joke as the king was. He seemed to lire only for joking. To tell a good story of the joke kind, and to tell it well, was the surest road to his faror. Thus it happened that his seven ministers were all noted for their accomplish ments as joktrs. They all took after the king, too, in being large, corpulent, oily men, as well as inimitable jokers. Whether people grow f*t by joking, or whether there is some thing in fat itself which predisposes to a joke, i never have been quite able to determine; but certain it is that a lean joker it a rara avis tit tfirris. About the refinement*, or, as he called them, the - ghost* ' of wit the king troubled himself very little, lie had an especial admiration for breadth in jest, and would often put up with length, for the sake of it. Over nijeties wea ried him He would have preferred Kabelais's ?? Uargantua," to the " Zadig" of Voltaire; and. upon the whole, practical jokes suited his taste far better than verbal ones. At the date of my narrative, professing jest ers had not altogether gone out of fashion at eourt. Several great continental "powers ' ?till retained their "fools," who wero motley, with caps and bells, aud who were expocted to be alwaprs ready with witticisms, at a moment's notice, in consideration of the crumbs that fell from the royal table. Our king, as a matter of course, retainod his "fool. The fact is. he required something in the way of folly?if only to counterbalance toe heavy seven wise men who were his ministers?not to mention himself. His fool, or bis professional jester, was not only a fool, however. His value was trebled in the eyes of the king, by the fact of his being also a dwarf and a cripple. Dwarfs were as common at court, in those davs. as fools; and many mwnarchs would have found it difficult to get through their days (days are rather longer at court than elsewhere) without both a jester to laugh tritk. and a dwarf to laugh at. Bntj as I have already observed, your jesters in ninety-nine eases out of a hundred, are fat, round and unwieldy?so that it was no small source of self-eratulation with our king that, in H.?p-Frog (this was the fool s name,) he pos sessed a triplicate treasure in one person. I believe the name "Hop-Frog' was not that given to the dwarf by the sponsors at baptism, but it was conferred upon him, by general consent of the seven ministers, on account of his inability to walk as other me do. In fact Hop-Frog oould only get along by a sort of interjeouonal gait?something between a leap and a wriggle?a movement that afforded illim itable amusement, and of course consolation to the king, for (notwithstanding the protuber ance of his stomach and a constitutional swell ing of the head) the king, by his whole court, was accounted a rood figure. But although Hop-Frog, through the distor tion of his legs, oould move only with great pain and difficulty along a road or floor, the K-ii^ious muscular power which nature seem ed to have bestowed upon his arms, by way of compensation for deficiency in the lower limbs, enabled him to perform many feats of dexteri ty, where trees or ropes were in question, or any thing else to climb. At such exercises he certainly much more resembled a squirrel, or a small monkey, than a frog. I am not able to say, with precision, from what country Hop-Frog originally came. It was from some barbarous region, however, that no person ever heard of?a vast distanoe from the eourt of our kinc Hop-Frog^and a young girl very little less dwarfish thau himself (al though of exquisite proportions, and a marv el lout dancer.1 had been forcibly carried off from their respective homes in a<^oining provinces' and sent as presents to the king, by one of his ever-victorious generals. Under these circumstances, it is not to be wondered at that a close intimacy arose be tween the two little captives. Indeed, they soon became sworn friends Hop-Frog, who, although he made a great deal of sport, was by no means popular, had it not in his power to render Irippetta many servioes; but she on account of her grace and exquisite beauty <although a dwarf,; was universally admired and petted; to she p.-w?ses3?d much influence and never failed to use it, whenever she could, tor the benefit of Hop-Frog. On some grand state occasion?I forget what the king determined to have a masquerade ; and whenever a masquerade, or any thing of that kind occurred at the court, then the talents both of H^p-Frog and Trippetta were sure to be called in play. Hop-Frog, in espe cial, was so inventive in the way of getting up pageants, suggesting novel characters, and arranging costume, for masked balls, that nothing oould be done, it seems, without his assistance. The n%;ht appointed fur the frte had arrived A gorgeous u?ll had been fitted up. under Xnppetta ? eye, with every knd of device which could possibly give trlat to a masquerade The whole court was in a fever of expectation As for costumes and characters, it might well be supposed that everybody had come to a deci sion on such points. Many had made up their minds (as to what r9tfs they should assume) a weekHer even a month in advance; and, in fact, there was not a particle of indecision anywhere ? except in the case of the king and his seven ministers. Why they hesitated I never could tell, unless they did it by way of a joke More probably, they found it difficult, on account of being so fat, to make up their minds. At all event*, time flew; and. as a last resource, they tent for Trippetta and Hop Frog. W hen the two little friends obeyed the sum mons of the king, they found him sitting at his wine with the seven members of his cabinet council; but the monarch appeared to be in a very ill humor. He knew that JIop-Frec was not fond of wine; for it exoited the poor cripple almost to madness; and madness is no comfort able feeling But the king loved his practical jokes, and took pleasure in forcing Hop-Fro* to drink and (as the king callcd it) " to be xnerry.'' "Come here. Hop-Frog." said he, as the jester and bis friend entered the room, " swal low this bumper the health of your absent friends, (here Hop Frog sighed,) and let us have the beuefit ot your iuvenUon We want char acters? rhuracttn, man?something novel? eut of the way. We are wearied with this ever lasting sameness Come, drink f the wine will brizbten your wits '' Hop-Frog endeavored, as usual, to get up a jest in reply to these advances from the king; but the effort was too much. It happened to be the poor dwarfs birth-day. and the com mand to drink to his ? absent friends" forced the tears to his eyes Many large, bitter drop* fell into the goblet as he took it, humbly. from t ie hand of the tyrant. "Ah' ha' ha. ha!" roared the latter, aa the dwarf reluctantly drained the beaker. "See4 what a glass of good wine can do! Why vour eye* shine already!" Poor fellow hi? large eyes gleamrj, rather than shone; for the effect of wine on his ex citable brain was not more powerful than in stantaneous. He placed the goblet nervously on the table, and looked around upon the corn any with a half insane stare They all seemed ighly amused at the success of the kings joke. " And now to business,' said the prim'1 min ister, a very fat man. " ^ es. said the king; "come. Hop-Frog, lend us your assistance Characters, my fine fellow; we stand in need of characters?all of ?e-ha ! ha' ha!" and as this was seriously meant for a joke, his laugh was chorused by the seven. Hop-Frog also laughed, althoagh feebly and somewhat vacantly. " Come, come, ' said the king, impatiently; " hare you nothing to suggest V' "I am endeavoring to think of something ?ovel, replied the dwarf, abstractedly, for he was quae bewildered by the wine. " Endeavoring!" cried the tyrant, fiercely; "what do yoa mean by that? Ah, I perceive. You are sulky, and want more wine Here. 4riuk this ?" and he poured 9?t another gob* let fall and offered it the cripple, who merely gated at it, gasping for breath. "Drink. I say .shouted the monster. " or by the fiends? ' The dwarf hesitated. The king grew purple with rage. The oourtiera smirked. Trippetta, pale a* a corpse, advanced to the monarch's seat, and falling on her knees before him, im plored him to spare her friend. The tyrant regarded her, for some moments, in evident wonder at her audacity. He seemed quite at a loss what to door say?how most be comingly to express his indignation. Atlast, without uttering a syllable, he pushed her vio lently from him. and threw the oontentsof the brimming goblet in her face. The poor girl got up as best she oould. and, not daring even to sigh, resumed her position at the foot of the table. There was a dead silence for about a half a minute, during whieh the falling of a leaf, or a feather, might have been heard. It was inter rupted by a low, but harsh and protracted grated sound which seemed to come at once from every corner of the room. 44 What?what?what are yuu making that noise for ?" demanded the king, turning furi ously to the dwarf. 'I he latter soemed to have recovered, in great { measure, from bis iutoxication, and looking fixedly but quietly into the tyrant s face, mere ly ejaculated : '? I?I* How could it have been me ?" "The sound appeared to come from without,'' observed one of the oourtiers. 411 fancy it was the parrot at the window, whetting his bill upon his cage-wires." 44 True," replied the monarch, as if much re lieved by the suggestion ; 44 but, on the honor of a knight. I could have sworu that it was the gritting of this vagabond's teeth *' {TO BE CONTINUED.] A SOLD lO.XDOCTOR. A few nights since a laughable affair occurred on the Niagara Falls railroad, between Buffalo and Tonawanda. It was late in the evening, when the cars stopped at Tonawanda for wood and water. Some passengers got on there, and after the train started Winn, the conductor, started around to colloct fares, and take up tickets. About the middle of the rear car, he came across a heavy looking personage in a wool hat, who was apparently asleep. Winn put his hand on the sleeper's shoulder, and said "ticket." The sleeper stirred not nor intermitted his regular snore, which waa very much like the bark of an asthmatic dog, min gled with a clam pedler's peculiar cry. Wiun gave the sleeper a heavy punch in the aide, but the sleeper awoke not, and his snoring be came positively terrific. Aa a last resort Winn Jtulled him back and forth in the seat until be ell between the seats, when he awoke, and looking up with a grin, wanted to know what was wuifeed. Winn said "ticket" as irascibly as he oould. The stranger got up without say ing a word, reseated himself, and commenced a general search of his person, while Winn passed on to colleot tickets from the seat be yond. When he returned, lo! the sleeper waa asleep again. Winn went at it again like a trooper and after going tkrough the same operation, he finally awakened him aga;n. The same con- , v rsation occurred, and the same search fol lowed, Winn all the while standing by in a | , frame of mind, which might be likened to a cat dealing with a dog?back up and clawa ex Eanded. The stranger finally told Winn he I , ad no ticket, and dropped right back into a | i heavy sleep again. Winn waa now fairly en raged, and jerking the stranger about, awoke him again, and demanded t-h-i-r-t-y c-e-n-t-s ?quick. Stranger yawned frightfully, and said he guessed not, and went to searching for his ticket again. Winn gave the bell rope a savage pull, and went to the door and called the breakman in. The cara atoppe d?the two approached the atranger, when he rose up six feet and a half in his boots, and broad in pro portion, and asked Winn what be was going to do. 44 Pat you out. you villian!" hissed Winn, quivering all over; "men can't ride for nothing on railroads, especially auch sleepy rascals as vou." 44 W-a n-t a sleep a 'tall" said the Yankee ; tho't I'd have a little fun; no use in getten riled abeout it; how much'a to pay.'" said he pulling from one pocket a handful of doubl< 1 # ? *-? < _ r vra UUUVIC I eagles, and from the other a role of banknotes, | almost as thick as his leg. "how much'a ter pay'" thumbing the crisp 5s, and 10s, and 20s, in his fingers. 44 Thirty cents," said Winn, with his eyes standing wide open, which, re ceiving, he hastened from the cur. and atarted i - the train again, amid one of the wildeat yolls | 1 of laughter that ever shook the pannelling of a passenger coach The sleepy man provod to oe the superintendent of a New England road, and had not beon asleep at all. Winn has felt lout, ever since. Jddoe Doolt and the Landlord.?Har per's Magaziue has a correspondent in Georgia who overflows with good things. He gets off the following anecdote: Judge Dooly, an eminent jurist in Georgia torty years ago, was a great wag as well as a great judge?witty as well as wise. His grav ity gave effect even to his jokes, and these were more frequent than bia decisions. One ?f bis fancies was to "take people down" who were in the habit of exaggeration. The way he used up Austin Edwards, keeper of the hotel at Elberton, is a caution to all story tellers, of whom Austin was the prince He always told the whole truth, and more. "It was nateral," he said, "he liked oneoinmon things better than common ones?'twas a heap more arnusin' any how." One morning at breakfast, this long bow landlord had been relating one of his ex traordinary yarns, and Judge Dooly being at the hotel and listening to the story, in aolenin silence until it was over, and then remarked that he had an awful dream in the night, and was very much depressed this morning. Tbe landlord was awake in a moment, and beggod the judge, if it would be no violence to histoel ings, to relate the dream, as all would like to hear it. Tbe judge still declined, as it might hurt tbe feelings of others. "Ob. do tell it, Judge?we must have it," urged tbe landlord ; and tbe company joining in. the Judge proceeded as if he were about to sentence a criminal to be hung: 44Well, I dreamed last night two lawyers and myself bad retired to a private room to divide among us a fee received from a hard case, which had been earned through with a mighty deal of lying on all hands. While we were settling the divixion in ste;*e the devil, who,Jwithout any formality, said he had eome for us?we had told lies enough, and if be left us any longer we migbt repent, and so he'd lose us. We did our beat to persuade him to let us off, but be waa inexorable, till at last I ven tured to ask if be would take a substitute 44 'Whom do you offer7' he aaked. " Austin Edwards,' I aaid, 'keeper of the Elberton Hotel ' 44 -Good ! he'll do,' said he, 4aend him down. I'll take him for all three of you ?' '' Tbe table was in a roar, and tbe landlord was cured for a time at least, of his habit of overdrawing. He passed away years since, and Judge l>ooly is gone too, so there is no harm done telling tbe story. John Kandolph, of Roanoke, Is said to have visited bis farm once for the purpose of ascertaining whether he had oorn enough to answer until the gathering of the next erop. 41 Oh, yes.'" was tbe prompt reply of tbe over seer, 44 here are the notcn stieks, yon will see that will have some fur sale." Before the next erop was even laid by, the overaeer wrote to Mr. Randolph that the rata had taken a good deal of tbe oorn. and that there were more rot ten nubbins than he expected, and Ibat he would have to buy corn. When Mr. Randolph went down tbe next year, and pnt tbe same question aa to the quantity of eorn that bad been stored, the overseer again produeed tbe notsh stieks to show that be had plenty. 44 D?n year notch stieks," said Mr. R.t "showme the ?ora!'' Special Yotieet. OrirvniA akd Fiw.-Dr. Traoy Deiorrae, pM o?r?r of Coasumptioa. *u for several year* to badly afflicted by dyspepsia that for a part of the time ha ni oonfined to hia bad. He vu eventually cured by a prescription furnished him by a youiig oiairvoraat girt. Thia prescription, givea by ? Biere ohild while in a atate of tranoe. baa oured every body who haa taken it, never haviBf failed once. It it equally aa aura in oa?ea of fits aa of dyapepaia. The ingredients may be fonnd m any drag atora. I will send t-nia valaaMe prescription to any peraon on the reoeipt of one postage ataaip t* pay postage. Addreaa Dr. Tbact Dblobmb, New York Poat .'pj jan 38 2m* j I A* in possxaaion of soma valuable oertificatet in favor of the Consumption Destroyer; also of itf efficacy in relievrag bronchial disease attended witt aavare oough, ThsSimk it ... i ,.i, ?* severe oough. The Syrup ia pleaaaat and sale, aad la oonipnsed of routs and barbs procured froaaj^a Blue Ridfr, it ia no oommoo article. They atv nicely enveloped in my oirculara, where my place of residence is seen. The extract of a flower called the Alpha Ointment for the Pilea, can. with the Syrup, be found at Mr. C. Stott'a; the Syrup ia at several other places on ennsy Ivauia avenue, as well as Georgetown, at JyeWTnan " on Brid?? "treet. In Alexandria at Ladbattar'a. In ilaltimora, at Haiioe'a, loo Balti more street. Spxcial Noticb.?For Perfumed Breath, White teeth, and Beautiful Complexion, use "Balm 01 !???) Flowers." For dressing Ladies' hair uaa Woodland Cream," a new pomade ; it oauaea gen tlemeu'a hair to ourl beautifully. Price 50 conta #JM5b' W. P. Fktridgx A Co., . Proprietora. New York. Wholesale and Retail Agents for Waahington, Taylor A Macrt, Booksellers, between Wh and ioth at.. Pa. avenue. D 17 Dancing. pASHlONABLK DANCING. M DKR respectfully annonncea to his friends and the public generally, that J 'ILT ?7?e.r'oa T nesday jk (3m 1 ?: ? win vMiiiiiuciioa un 1 aeiflAT sfternoou, F eb. 2d, 1858. All those who desirei Co be prepared.for the exhibition are earnestly! ?olioited to jam as soon as possible, as the arran*^ Tn1 0 Dauoes will take place immediately. The programme for this season will be eatirefy new, and tar excel any ever oflered to the pnblio. rrmiirni *|joda,,,r? to their childrcn easy and EaE wy ?arr'a*e' "hoUld not fail to m,ter Gentlemen's Classes on Tueaday and Thuraday jan tffdtf* ?"ual,,rom 7* untl1 o'clook. |) A N C 1 N G ACADEMY] iJZlJ. K' GASZYNSKTand DAUGHTER have r \?rWiuour'?? to tfJe Ladies Slid Gen- ft* tleii^n of \\ aahington and Georgetown that SI vv?T? . ? open his Clauses for Danomg iu/nwk Washington oa Friday, the 9th of October, ntUA IVom * 'n'lS* ^ ' ,tr?et? for Miaaea and Maatera, p' ,n v- for ?"d Gentlemen, .P."1-. Georgetown?on Wedneaday, the 7th of October, at Miss Harrover's Ladiea Sem inary, from 3 o olook p. m? t?r7,,1 ~d.p*rtl0?J?W application can be made IlfLt. r,"ldeHO?'407 'feet, between 9th and nth atreeta. ga ^.gn, Dentntry, fto. D R. R. FIN LEY HUNT, D , DENTIST, iv;n ? r?- p*nn?jlvania avenue, win perfoin all operations belonging to hia ?? ? "d ^"tf01* at ??t?bliabed office, a* above. yHE IMPROVED SETS OF TEETH. ?.V ?S18, M? tbe inventor and pat Loomxu Mineral Plate Terth 99 hnvinp njopeaafully introdaeed hi. impr^ement fj mrious cities, has now permaaently eatab><nny ished himself in WashidgtorT lvin'i!LiU',^,reT^ Cor of Teeth consists chief ly in making a sot of but one pieoe of material s.nd that indestruotiole mineral. No metal is used it ia"d thf-T therefore free from puvanic acMon and metalic taste. There a.ra nr Ibi^ hen^?thAfill8U Wlth ino"'.ture particlea ol rood, henoe they are ssrt and clean. Thev are ?tuS[l'hl?l?"' olumay. Jar more durably, and One Thoaiii^l l^?itRni.,1Ce' Wl" glvw a rewrtrd o une i hoamnd Oollara to any one who will erodacA s 5'rniinrork.of.,irt to inlne in punty ,Teaut? *uaiityl exoeflence or any other requiaitr All work responsibly warranted. . *** "*? *v" between 11th an<i iit> ste. ac 18-1 y P'tAJfi,TrIKRY r,lEAP-I ?>ave now ,n .tore a the following great inrga na: Hn r * iano ?f Hallet. Davis ? ,,, ? 4U0 ^n? r"8^wood; original priceEBb P??. it has r?een rented out m a careful!11 1ft * i n wl" 8"'d for ?tOn. Also, a similar Hiano. same makers.oofav>> >r?ftJna Prioc t3D0, Will be sold for ' ruara'tM Vhl!^! \ * ren"y t4arj!l'n"; w* warrant and tuara .tee them as willingly as wo do our new one? u1!??h T?.DI.'i? w j"1 ^K?0'' reiiabla Finno are so-' a i to call and see these instruments. sent^lm "id-hand Piano, which we have ac septedin part payment for a nt;w one, for 8 loo? one for 94* one for #15: and ote for #10. * ' ne si^UrT*h'^^rWlly,t,1r.1'V;Ke,,lKtoo^?'f Pianos in thia i?<?~ ?k -!S2- JOHN F. |\ENTISTRV. Til- DR. STEPHEN BAILY, - He feela assured that an exper.enwof fifte? Te??! praotice, with the large nuinlierof patients,aacfgreat ffui WU1 ' ^?VhRt he 1 reate'jXKS! mn h,m to, "urmoont any diffioultv. scientific or otherwise, reiatuif to the Te^th Hia own experience confirming the opinion of manv mer T ail"F ParmT?"h?' ^?ms all Enamels, Gutta Perclia, India Rubber an J f*? TeSth and tVlf, oonatructidn ol Continuous G? ia '''^onTy r e! taWe1 au lis uul oe *t hat^an1 be wo ni G Vi ?<5^a.va1',hywu sr Jt'sassv.'i'sjjai; sssyxwr?? ?jstg^mnn- ?? ^ TESTIMONIALS: Prom the late Reotor^onhe Chnroh of Eplyhaci of P'1 SrifgiH Bailt : Dear Sir?I desire toexareaa my eateem for jou peraonaily, and my oonhdeuve n SKirau^i; ? K: Washington, An, *, \j3?anf.ij$!Fjj^NOS. Bey .^?fS!SJKll0fn^& ZFZ bfto?th2 Cotleje of b'^Jtiior^'nJTifd 'i{?,nb6r" of the DentaJ perform tlie^atni work saiisftujtorfiT1'^ trial'?t0 f? ??timation of hia profesaional skill Ba.timure,Jaa.l2, IW7. HARMANN BU688, Eztrect from a Bote reoeived from the lata Hon. Joha M.Clayton. JOHN y. CLAYTON. " ?tJ" " ''Vo At fci f&x*6" ?' '?? V?. C<mf. .f >1. mI? SijcTSIi, 1*1 April It. iiiu. W o?ra ?. the ttndsraif Bed, having had oooaaloB to avail ...jsIvn of th# profesaional skill of Dr S Bail* smssi:': oommnnd him U? the oonndenoe and patronage of the MbU-of which we oonaider him em^nen^worth , faoiiAa U. Waltxr. Arohitea?!^ [HOMAB ,8. Bo ? B. LIB^? ?. H. Bbadll ., bob Walton, IP"?* v "w^M-wovsra ?sSe Waahingtoa.* PKLLISSIRR PORTMANTEAUS^ . A ffew Article of Otitis' Hand Ram -Thiar splendid artiole is the iw plus ultra'af Traveli g Equipment*. r>m* M,ir* ?? Jan w?T;^v"s,ln?s?;M thi< a- - m WALL, STEPHENS A CO . ?i bmm aBSKi* lutitr4 luU ,4rMU' QOLI> Fian?, *0. MEDAL PREMIUM p/jato fuaurs. WILLIAM EN A BE, (Senior MrtMr m the late firm of Kit ABE, 8iUll ft Co., Continues the manniaoture and sale of grand and HW? PIANO F0RTE8, underMie uame? of William Knabe ft Co., at the old atand.|EaKi Nob. I. 3, & aud 7 North Eutaw street op- '?* *' ' poaite the KdUt Houae, Baltimore. Th?y have alao jest opeued a new Sale* Room at No 207 Baltimore street, between Charles and Light by *r streets. on the premises partly ooospied by Mr Henry McCaffery aa a multo atore, where they will keep oonatantly on hand a targe assortment of plait and hignly finished grand and square Piano Fortes* also, Melodvoos, from the best makers. from 4 to 5 oetave, some with dooUe key -boards, doable reeds, and stops to suit emsII ohuroties. . BHng extensively eugaged in the maonfaetvre < f Pianos, we will sell Whelesnleand retail, ob the meet ^Our pfnno't were awarded the highest rrenuunu (gold medal > at the Pairs ojjjke Alary land Institute two suooeasive years?Octooec. 1856, and 185G? in op position to fourteen aadMChteee pianos from eom? ot the beat makera troru New York, Boatun and Bal timore. We were also awarded the irat premium&t the tuduatrmi Exhibition held ta Richmond, Vir ginia, I?5A and MSB. They have also been awarded thw hi*heat premium (silver medal) at the Metro ponlan Mechanics' Fair lor 1857. lu addition to tbia we are in posaeaaion of teatimo niala from the moat diatiuguiaked professors aao amateura m the ooantry, wlnoh can be seen at out warerooins, speaking for themselves and others ol the high appreciation m which oer inatramenta are everr where held. Alt inatrumenta are gaaranteed for five years, and i a privilege ot exchange la granted within the ftrat six montha from the day of sale if the inatrumenta do not ' give entire satisfaction. Wholesale dealers will find it to their advaatagf to give us a call before purchasing. Pianos exchanged, hired, ard tuned. ?ar !>-ly WM. KNABE ft CO. Five more of raven, bacon ft co.'s superior PIANOS, just arrived at tbe4 Ware rooms of W. G. METZEROTT. Second hand Pianos for sale cheap. n 2ft-tf f^UNNS ft CLARKE'S w ? HALLETT. DAvTs ft CO.'?n * Tl1 CELEBRATED PIANO FORTES, Constantly reoeiviug and for sale only by JOHN r. ELLIS, 3P6 Pa. av., between 9th and Wth sts. Purohaaers will find it to their interest to examine

for themaeivea the auperior qualities of the above r&aos. Stools, Covers, Melodeona, ftc., ftc., also on hand. n l&-tr_ THE MUSIC DEPOT OF W. G. METZE ROTT, c?rner of Eleventh street and. Pennsylvania avenue, is the largest audi only complete Musical Establishment in* the District ol Coluiulua. Bac n. Raven ft Co'a and Rosenkr&nze'a cele brated PI AN OS are always ou hand in great vane ty; also, Prince's superior MELODEONS. Together with an immense stock of Musical In* atruruenta aud Sheet Muaio of every description. Pianoforte tuning executed by Mr. Keluno. d 9-tf SEVENTHJ9TREET g|j TOBIAS, OPTICIAN. Offioe Seooad Story, three doors from Odd Pillows' Hall. Spectacles and Glaaaes suited to every sight; Opera, Reading, and Watchmaker's^sw^^ G, asses; Teleaoopea, Microaoopea great variety; Cosmoramic Stereoscopes with views of superior and choice pictures on hand. See adver tisement in National Intelligenoer. Testimonials. Noxvolk, September 7,1IM. Six: The Spectacles you made for me aait ms ?sry well, and aeem to have improved my aighl more than any other I have lately tried. LITT. W. TAZEWELL. I have tried a pair of Speotablea obtained from Mr. Tobias, and find them of great assistance to my sight.and corresponding with his descriptionof their fooua. 1 reoommeod him as a sfitlfol optician. HENRY A. WISE. PlTiB?BCRe, October 21. 1854. About five years ago, 1 olrtamed from Mr. Tobias, in Washington, a pair of Glasses for the spectacles which I used, and found them of great assistance to my decaying vision; and my opinion of him is, that he is skillful in the preparation of Glasses for eye* not too Car gone to be benefitted by suob aid. J. F. MAY. LTNCHVtrxe, November7, i?54. From an examination of Mr. Tobiaa' Glasses, and from his observations and remarks, am oouviuced that he ia a skillful optician. J. J. BLACKFORD, M. D. Lynchburg, November 10. 1854. Mr. John Tobias, having furnished me with Clas ses, by whioh 1 have been greatly aided,(my vision having suffered greatly from reading at mrnt in iny earlier life,) it affords me the highest pleasure to say that 1 oonsider him a skillful practical optician, and well ptepared to aid those who ma* ne>*d hit professional servioes. WM. B. ROUZIE, Elder ol the Methodist Conference. STilmingto*, N. C., June 27, 1854. kD?ar Sir : 1 am happy to say that the Spcctaclc* whioh I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequality in the visual range of my eyes, 1 have heretofore fou ud great difficulty in setting glasses of the proper fooal dis tances. It affords me pleasure to state, that by the iud ofyour optometer this difficulty has been happily obviated, so that the Glasses you furnished me we decidedly the best adapted to my eyes of any 1 have ever yet used. Very respeotftilly yours, R. B. DRANE. Rector of St. James' Pariah. Having been induced bv a fi lend to viait the estab lishment of Mr. Tobias lor the purp<?e of try ing tna classes I was furnished with a pair slightly colored Blue, whice have ailorded me mora relief and gratifi cation than any 1 have ever tried. My sirht, origm allv very good, was injured by writing and reading af night, frequently to a very laU hour: but with the aid of them glasses I oan study almost as late as ever, and that too without the pain I have previous ly suffered. JOHN WILSON, I Ate Commissioneer Geu'l Land Office. Dec. 11. 1856. I have used Mr. Tobias's Spectacles for three or four months, and take great pleaa'ure in saying that I am much pleased with them. 1 have been much benefited by tnem. UKO. P.SCAKBlRGH. May 5th. 1856. 1 was recommended to Mr. John Tobias as a skilful optician; and as f have eves of remarkable peculiari ty, 1 was gratified to find that Mr. Tobias *eme<1 to comprehend them by inspection and some alight meaaurement. and he has made ms a pair of Specta oles that suite me admirably. A. r. BUTLER. July 11, 1856. WAsniNSTON, Aug. 8, >855. Having been for years under the necessity of hav two sets of glasses?one lor use in daylight, ard one lor lamp-lit Tit?I procured one act froin Mr. Tobias whioh answered both purpoaea. I have uaed his for sevei&l mouths, and find them excellent. EDWARD STUBB8, Of Department of State. Mr. J. Tobias. Sir: The pair of Spectacles yon furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me. They are very decidedly the best 1 possess, and 1 am the owner of eight or nine pairs, carefully selected in different plaoes and'from opticians reo omiuended to me on aooount of Uieir professional standing in Franoe, England, and the United States, I havo been alao pleased with vour remarks and di rections on the treatment of tne eyes, for the pur pose of preserving and improving tne sirht. Respectfully yours, CHS. CALDWELL. Professor of M. C.. Louisville, Ky. Brooklyn Okthopaidic Institution, April, 1864. After most oareful examination of Mr. J. Tobiaa's Glaaaea, 1 am enabled to testify that their hardness, olearness, polishing, and exact optical shape render them particularly reooin mend able to those whose merely optical impairment of the eyes are in want of ssoh auxiliaries. 1 oonsider. moreover, Mr. Tobias fully qualified to determine the foous of the eye,both by nis optical knowledge and experience, and by means of his optometer. In addition, I oan further state that Mr. Tobias has anpphed some of my pa tienta with Glasses, to their and my satiafaotion. LEWIS BAUER, M. D.. Phvsioian and Surgeon, Berlin: Member of the Royal College of Sargeona, Kngland; Mender of the Mediae! Society of London, and of the Pathological Society of New York; late Sur geon of the Royal Orthopaedic Inatitutioa of Mancbeater, England, and Sargeon of the B. O. Inetitstion. Nofpolx, Va., July tT, 1854, ^ In the experience of even two years, I have found great difficulty in obtaining Speotacles that were ex actly adapted to the wealrneaa of ray aight. This in convenience Mr. Tobias aeema to have removed for the present by the subatitution for me of better aud more auitable Glaaaea. They are olear, ohryatal-like and ejmfortable to my eyea. I would oommend him a those who from age or other infirmity require ar cial aid in this way. J. J. S1MKINS, M. D. Wilminoton, N. C., Jans 16, 1864. 1 To persons who have had the sight of their eyes so impaired as to require the use or Glasses, I would reoominend Mr. John Tobias as a suitable person from whom to obtain suoh Glaeses as they may re Kire, as he has suited me wit;h a pair of Spectacles a far and near sight. My sight has been impaired very much by a service of years in the Post Office Pap*rtment, whioh berth required me to be on duty from 11 o'clock at night till after day, during which time I used but one Tight. W. A. WALKER. DiPABTMiirr or Irtcbiob, May t, 1858. From natural defeots and the unequal range of my eyes, I have been oompelled to use glasses for seve ral years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my eyes. F?,Vr months sinoe Mr. Tobias mads two pairs especially for me, whioh I have found to serve me By the sse of his optometer he is enabled to adapt etas sea most minutely to the eye. I most cheerful ly reoommend Mr. Tobias to all having opcaaion te DVB AND BAULKY ^ city str TraYtUrs* Directory. yyA8HlNUTON BRANCH RAILROAD. Trains ma as fellows: Laave Washing tea at? a. m. Do. do. at 8 a. hi. Do. do. at 3 p m. do. at am p JSo. do. atS.L5p. m. The Trains at 6 and ? a. m affd 4 Jit a. in. ooaned directly at Baltimore for the East aad at Relay fot the West. Those at V a. m. aid 5 16 p. at- for A nap "Its. and at 3 p in. for Frederick and Norfolk. Tli* 6 a. m. and 4.30 p. in. trains sre Express, and stop only at Annapolis and Washington junctions. The Eastern train of Saturday at 4.20 p. m. goes only to Philadelphia. On Sunday only one train?at 4Ji> p. m. Ian 30 d TH. H. LARSONS. A sent. J^KW AND IMPORTANT SCHEDULE. FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. I The recent extension and improvement of its iead ing oonnactiug lines at the West has required an en tire revision of the running arrangements of this roac a which highly important advantages to the trav #r are secured. On and after MONDAY. Jane 15, 1867. THREE DAILY TRAINS will La rat in both directions for through passengers. First?The ACCOMMODATION TRAlNt from Camden Station, Baltimore,at 7 A.M.,(exoept C?? V ? A ? A A ? " - * ' - ' laUrta Sunday,) stops at way stations and arrives at Cam berlana at 4 P. M. Second?The MAIL TRAIN starts iSanday ex oepted) at 8 30 A. M .. and arriveaat Wheeling at 4 2 A. M., oonneoting at Benwood with Central Ohu trains for Coiambus. Cincinnati. InUiautpolis, Lou isville, Chicago, St. Louis, Ac., and at same p'ao* with trains for Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, Ac.. bj Cleveland Road, and also at Parkersbarg with Ma netta Road. Third?The ST. LOUIS and CINCINNATI tX PRESS TRAIN leaves dany at 5.H5 P. M., oon uecting at Benwood at 9 A. M. with express trains from Bellaire to Cincinnati, (without ckangt ?. Cart at Celumbnr,) and reaching there in but X hours from Baltimore and 36 hours from Washing ton. It al*o connects directly, in both directions, at Grafton with cars by Parkersbarg and Manetts roads for Chillioothe. Cincinnati, eto. These train* oor.nectat Xenia for Indianapolis, Chiang o and St Louis, and at Cincinnati with the Great Ohio and Mississippi Express for Louisville, Cairo and St. Loats through to St. Louis in (ess than 43 hours fro* Baltimore. Br this tram the timi to all the centra and southern places in the Went is much less, while the diitanct is from 40 to IW miles shorter than by the shortest of other routes. F rum the West thee* connections are equally close sod satisfactory, ar riving at Baltimore at 8.3" A. M. Hjr" Baggage checked through to all point*. THROUGH TICKETS son] at lowest rates at Camden station and at Washington. D. C. Passengers from Baltimore or Waahinctou maj ei?t? tk* tntirt road 6p daylight, by taking morn ing trains, and lying over at Cimtienand or Oak laud, and resuming next morning by Wheeling Ac oommodation train, leaving Cumberland at 8 aim! Oakland at 10 JO. FOR WAY PASSENGERS. The Cumberland Accommodation Tram at 7 A.M. will stop at all Stations east of Cumberland, and the Wheeling Aooommodation at all Stations beyond Camberland going West. Eastwardl*. the Mail Train learee Wheeling at 13) A. M ..and Aooommo dation leaves Cumberland at 9, reacmng Baltimore at ft 30 P. M. ON THE NORTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BRANCH, between Grafton and Parkersburg, way passengers will take the Express westwaidly and the Mail eastwardly. The FREDERICK TRAIN starts at 4 P. M.. stopping at way stations. Leaves Frederiok at 9.14 A. M.. arriving at Baltimore f3 noon. The ELLICOTT'S MILL TRAIN leavMatS.4l A.M., and 6.15 P. M. I.eaves Eliioott'a Mills at7 A. M. and 7 P. M., except Sunday. For tickets, information, fare. Ao., apply to J. T. ENGLAND, Agent, at the Ticket offioe, Camdex Station. *VM. 8. WOODS^DE, Jt i y t f _ Master of Transportation. Baltimore. QRANGE AND ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD .lly, (Sunday metits excepted.) betweet iTON CITS and the SOUTH, rvt DRIA. GORDONSVILLE annRfcH 9REAT SOUTHERN MAIL LINE Twice Daily WASHING! ALKXANDI MOND. Leavee Washington at 6 o'olock a. m. " Washington at 7 o'clock p m. For LYNCHBURG awTthe SOUTHWEST. Leave Washington at 6 o'clock a.'m., arrive in LYNCIIUl'RG next morning at 4 a. in., r inneoting with th" trains on the Virginia and Tennessee Ran Roul for MEMPHIS. Mail Stages from Char ottesville R> Lyuofcburg a distance ot en milee. Fare lro?u W aahinglou to Lynohbnrg, #7.76. The steamer GEORGE PAGE, foot ofSevantk street, being owned by the Railroad Company, runs inoonneution with the trains. Tickets for Lynchburg procured on the Boat. WJ- (utTinihuees and Bacga?e W scons will beat the Depot of tr.e Washington Railroad, to convey pas eeugers and baagase to the Steamboat, for Alexan dria, a distanoe of six miles, allowing ample time for meala, JAMES A. EVANS. A rent, Alexandria, July, 1857. it 8 u IVJEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL il UNITED STATES MAIL ST. EAMERS. Tki <SAt*? temposim this Lint sri .* The ATLANTIC .Capt. Oliver Eldndga, The BALTIC?...i . Capt. Joseph Comstock The ADRIATIC^. Capt. Jamas W osL These ehips having been built by ooutract expreesiy for Government service, every c*ire has been taken in their construction, as also in their engines, to in sure strength and speed, and their aooommodatiuns for paas?ngers are unequalled for eleganoe and oom fort. The steamers of this line have improved water tight compartments, and no expense htm been spared lo make them all as good as new, the thorough exam mation given them proves their mode of oonsti no tion yet unequalled. Prioe ol p&ssacefrom New York to [.rvarpool, in first cabin, 9130; in seoond do., #75; From Liver pool t<New York, 3t' and 30 guineas. An axpon penenced Suigaon attached to each slap. No berths can be seourao until paid for. PROPOSED DATES OF SAILING. VKOM nsw TOP.K. I TXOM T.lVXXfOOL. Saturday, Jan. 16 ICS Wednesday, Feb.3...1858 Saturday, Feb. 13 1856i Wednesday, M'ch 3..1U58 Saturday, Maroh 13 . l<i5H: Wednesday, M'ch 3i .1058 Saturdny, Apr I 10....IWednesday, April 38 1858 Saturday, April Wednesday, May 12 l&5h Saturday, May 8 I85RI Wednesda), May 36. .IBM Saturday, May 22 Ii58] Wednesday, June 9 . .1853 Saturday, June 5 185ft Saturday, June 19? Saturday, July 3 1858 Saturday, July 17 1358 Saturday, Aug. 14 1X58 Saturday, Aug.2* 1858 Wednesday, June 33 lus8 Wednesday, July 7.. 1858 Wednesday, July 31?1858 Wednesday, Aug. 4.. 1858 Wednesday, Pept.l. .185B Wednesday, Sept, IS.1858 Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, Sept. 11 ...18581 Wednesday, Sept. 39 i856 Saturday, Sept. 35 . ..lisn Wednesday. Oot. 13 1&58 Saturday, Oot. 9 18.:4| W'ednestlay, Oot. 27. .1858 Saturday, Oot. 23 1H58; Wednesday, Nov. 10.1856 Saturday, Nov. 6 lS5b Wednesday, Nov. 34 18.^8 , Nov. 30 1858 . Wednesdn*. Dec. 8 lS.^ Dec.4 1858 . Wednesd .y, Deo. 33 lt?8 For freight or passage, apply to EDWARD K. COLLINS. No. M, Wall itrift, New Yore. BROW N.SHIPLEY 4 fO., Liverpool. B. G. WAINWRIUHT A CO., Paris. The owners ol these ships will not be aoooontabia for gold, silver, bullion, speoie, jewelry, precious stones or metals, unless bills of lading ars signed therefor and the value thereof expressed therein. d 16 JJNITED STATES MAIL LINE ONLY REGULAR LINE am without ranvxt rox bisht txaxs, pel CALIFORNIA AND OREGON VIA PANAMA RAILROAD. R?gnlmr Smiling Days.btk # Mi ?/ stk mmU. CaTTiOH.?So many frauds and imposi tions of various kinas have been nrol> perpetrated on travellers bound to C A LI ' FOR NI A, that the subscrit?er, the only ant hcrtxed Agent for passage bjr the U. S. .Mail Line, via Pana ma, in the dty of New York, feels it his duty to caution all persons aeekiux passage to California, that, to Avoin imposition, they must ?? ?jarelul U> Sd the true olfioe of the Steamships of the U. B. ail Line, via Panama Railroad, as no other odm in New York is anthonxed to enrace passage. The Comp^n:es have only one ollee in !New > ore, which is at 177 West street, corner of_Warren st|eet, fronting on the North River, at the head of the Cobb sWharf. my'a wnari. ObMT,. lfcffli?aiswM88IK? A N D Passenger trains for Philadelphia leave President street depot, Baltunoie, daily, exoept Sundays, as follows, vi*: Express Train at g^40 a. m.; Way Ma.1 Train at 11 o'clock a. m ; Evening Mail at 6.25 p m On Sa d*T? at 6.25 p. m. only. All train* oonneot with Naw York trains exoept 6 25 p. m. Saturdays. FOK HATRE DE GRACE ONLY. ^ve Baltimore at 4.'4 o'clock p. m. . _ as Philadelphia ai 8 a. m.. 1 p. m.. and lip*. FOR SKAFORD, UKL. Paasengtrs leaving Baltimore M 8.40 a. m^oaaec at Wilmington with p. m. tra a and from Baltimore with a. m. tm ~ara from Baltimore to ftafoii,**; RT A Traveler?^ LEX AN DIM A AND WASHINGTON. ???*0E PAOEud THOMAS Pl'I'V KK will rua. haraaftar. ra? aiftfty at mo lo owing hoara . Liatf ALKxaanai* at Gtortt Pan??s.?. Wa m.; l*H. 1, aac w m. Tk*tna* Collvrr?l, 9.11 a. n.; 2 and 4 m.m Lurt WA?ini0To? it iifrtr Para?H a. m.; <y 4. aod ? p. ?n. TAemoa f#Hrir-4,l?n | Wtaltr'i trnmiNiHi (ommiii with ife? ud Colly er. will Imt? Um Capitol m4 ooraar a(itu ?treat tMi ra. itmmw follows: "tttkiMViSBbm.**. POM MOOHT rEMNON. ^^1 The COLLYER w?IU??v? for Moant V? TUK*DAY*and FRIDAYS.from Wwbii ? um Alexandria at S?S o'clock. whan bm morning tn^ betwaoa WaiMivto* aad Alexandria WUl be intermitted. _ . _... _ far SAM'L BAKER, Capt. J 4K PACIFIC lytlIj^BTE AM S HIP COM J ^MSSKTSi?*?? ""T,n* CALIFi >R NI A, and OKKOON. iearea^5 PtIW ir rr Mat nouth. oc lha arri-^B rai of the I'mtad States Mail SS.Conpaay'eet era, which I ware New Orleans and New N org rata larly on Mh and Jhth of eaah month with ihs ma*.a, and passengera connecting via I'aNAMA RAIL ROADS. Theae steamships have proved by Ue Navy Dopartmeot, and guaraaty *P?*A a?H sa/arp. The Panama Rail mad (?T at la* low) la mvsodi e?tad from ooeau toooaaa. and la sroeeed ii lor 4 ? ra. Tha baggage of aaseeugers la checked is Now York throagb to San F ranoieoo, and paeaeogers ara embarked at Panama by ateamor at tha oompaay 'a expenae. The money paid in New York oorers alt expenses of tha trip. Reserve at earners ara kapt m port la Paaasaaaad San Francuaoo. to pravaut detention la case of aooi iem, so that tha roata la entirely rtltabit?ao faal ?ra having oocurrod in eight y ears. Paucnceri aara Panama tha aau.e day tl?y ar rive at AapinwaJI. Condaotora to through by each ateamor, aad taka sharge of woman and oaiUlren witboat oCkar protoo tore. . ? For throngh tickets at tha lowest rataa apfk at :he agency, 177 Weet street, Near I. \V. RAYMOND .-or to ARMSTRONG, Harris** CO.. Jy M-tf C. L. B ARTLETT. KofcST*"*' * pOR NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH. V* Tha steamer LOUISIANA learas tha Cwoa [>ock, foot of Conoord atraat. Baiti- . nnre. every Tueadar. Thursday. and_^^2*?^ 'aturdnv.and the atewi*' CAROLINA avary Monday,Wodneeday,aad Fri lar, at 5o'clock p. m. M. N. FALLS, '? ^-tf ftairtmnr* Hteamboat na. rO WESTERN TRAVELERS. FilLL and winter arkanoe ments. NORTHERN CENTRAL RAILWAY. On and after Jacaary ?th. ??M, Two Daily Traina ru, ienve I'alvert Station. Btitimora. for Pittaburx, Ckioaco, Cleveland, Ciaaanata, lt. l<oaia. and alt o<t taa and towaa m tha Waat and Viortii and Southwaat. THE MOKNING MAIL TRAIN Laavaa Baltimore daily (Hunday exoeptadlat 1.15a. n? for Pittabarg and ali Waatara Towaa aod 3itiea. THE ACCOMMODATION TRAIN [,?ave* B*ltimora daily (Bnnday axaaptadiall p. iu, for Park too. thk ?ight#ipre*s trais >? Baltimore evfTr Ni?ht at1 P;!VrZa?i - B, with the i< Expraaa ovar tha Panaay ?(in a Railroad lor Pr.taburg. arriving at 1 p. m. The 8.15 a. m. and in p. m. traina connect eloaalv at 'ittaburg with traina over the Pittabarg, Fort lYa>ne and Chioato Railroad and ita Northern. Southern and V\ eaterc oounaotioaa. 117" Paaaengera for Chicago, Rock lalMd, Bur inftoa. Iowa City, Milwaukee. Dnbutiue. St. Pan!, Vladiaon. and other lead ng oitiea in the Northweat. rill aave oni arxtMiaD milk* or tkivbl and ti> ioraa in tune, wilfe roca Liaa chaugaa of oarv by aJriag thia roata. \\r~ Paaaengera for Cleraland, Stnduaky, Tatado ui?l Detroit go by thia route, and Lha uate la u? raualed. being 43 mi lea ahorter than any other rnyte. Paaaengera tor St. Lovia, Indianapolis. Terra Hni.te,Cairo, and ail points oa tha l.ow?r at>d l p ?-r Miaaiaaippi. n.ake leaa ohanxea of c-ra andarriva n advance of any othar roata:and toCmcinnatiCo unibva, Dayton. Louiavilla aad othar pronuaent utiec as quick *? by any other roata. All Weatarn checked throng hand hand >*d nth aare. P&saengera for Wiliiamaport, N iarara Falls, blmira, BaOalo, And oitiea arid towaa in WESTERN NEW YORK aod CANADA, rill find tins the n.orteat, eh^apeat and moat ax pe ll tioua route, arid leavaby tram at ? 16a rn. Paaa?-ng?ra lor Hanover, Gattyabarg. Emaitti urc. WriahtaviUle. Columb a aud l^anoaetar leave n the morning train at 11.16 a. in. l'Asa^r,*r,? t-aviug W aahinrton at 6 a. m., ooaaect nth tht- 1.15a. m. tmin, and thoae by the trajiia at I 4 * ?.nd 5.20 with the 10 p. m. train lor all parte of he Watt. For fart her oo'rect nnd reliable infonaation plaaea ipp'v at the Tidtat Otfoe of the Nor h<?rn CeLtral Knuway, Calvert station, corner ol Calvert an 1 FmiikHu alreeta, Baltimore. C. C. ADRFON.^np't. I. M WARM F.R . TMm Arw \1 A R B L E WORKS. WM. RUTHF.RFORD. A R i'l PIV h K li\ MAKHLE, E Street, l*t?wn l?th and lSth Htreeta North, WatHUiaTOX Citt, Invites public attention to hia extent ire etoek of teautiful dfairned aud Kiaborately Carrad MAN rF.L8 in a variety of Marttiea, together With a ihoice aaaortm<*ut of STaTUaR Y, whiohrbrde ucn and fimah cannot be aurpaaaed, and are well idtipted for the harden or Tomb. A large asaort uent of Plain Mantela. Monamenta, and Tomb itoneaat very low prioca. Monument* of any decign executed to order vitk iun?>tuality and diapatch. Kaumatoa civen for Brownatona or Marble work >r North River Fiaging.aud avary other work m ? ur line. Pie ae call and make an mapeotion of oar etoek. N. B.?Make a note of the addrvea. fa 17-6m IMiK BF.LLK OF WA9HINGTON-A tme atory of the affections; by Mrs. N. P. Lae trile. Tl?e Three Beauties; by Mra. Emma D. E. N. ^outhworth. J uat publiahed and for aale by fe27 FRANCR TAYLOR. f^HE BKLLK OF WASHINGTON, a Trua I Htory of the Afeotions, by Mrs. N. P^l; Slo'h, Si 25; p"per. f 1.U0. The 'I'hree Beiutiea, by Mra. Soutbworth; aloth, 11.25; paper $!.?>. J uat out, and for axle at TAYLOR & MAFRV'S Book a tore, SV? Pennay 1 vania &\-?tone. fe?7-4t (Intel., and I niont A TLANT1C MONTHLY FOR MARCH ra .Y oaived and for sale at ShUaiucton'a Bookstor#. Knickerbocker Magaxine for March. Appieton a Railway Gnid*. do. Trie Threw Beauties, by Mrs. Sonthworth. The Bella of Waahington, (formerly published under the name of "Anuie Graaen,' ) bj Mrs. N. P, Laaaeile. Beatrioe Cenci.the aenaation novel. ^oenea of Clerioal I ife, by Georte Elliot. The Reaaou why, by theauiboroflnquira With in." Alao. a choice aelection of Stationary eonatavtlf in hand and for aale at JOS. SHILLINGTOPTS Rookato>a. Odaon Bailding, fe Tl_ corner *>% at. and Pa. ar. VEW STOCK OF PIANOS.?Wa kara,dnnnr 1^ the iaat week, received fire nt?re new and beau tiful Pisnoa. to winch we mvite the attaation of those mtereated. Our stock is alwava. h* lar, tha arrest, most varied, and reirW* ??< this ??i?y, JOHN P. ElXlS. fey V6 Pa.ave^ bet.^th and 10th sts. SAMUEL P. HOOVER'S BOOT,SHOE, AN? ^ TRIaK bM'AHl.lbHMr.M. I hare on band a large uronmaat of l^dies'% Lientlemen'a, M aaea', Boya' \oaths', ai^af a i Uhildren'a K ulibera, Overahoea, BrtVn lioaemera, Boota, Slippeis. Buakina hailed^*171-* ltd without, Waterproof Boots and Shoes, Which I will sell cheap for caah. Alao, a splendid stock of Sola Leather Tranka a reduoed pricea. Call and examine for yourselves, at SA.M'L. P. HiK)VE?. Iron Hail, Pa. avenue. ?*twean fan 14 a>k and *?? eaa. _ IT IS Ol- NO USE. IT_CAN'NOT RE BEAT. LEVY'S OLD WRECK *VH1?KY. of 1B7. olinlienceathe worlds a big word, bat too tru. a to Ih> a b?ke>?)?dgoe frosa all aarta aay ao. A ? little left Alao. ?rin bo I? A ahoioe lot of o'her Whiak^a. VV ipe. Bratdaea ^ Run.a Old J slue. W orniword Cord isle, fcpe Groceriea. Teaa, Enalieh. Sootch Ala,ai.i^Fioww tttont. wkol6itlt ud relajl. , lu ' JONAS P. LEVY. No.654 12th aad B atraota aorth, ft ivtf near the Ca??l. HK BENCH AND BAR OF GEORGIA, Memoirs and Skotchoa. with aa apaaMiJ. containing a Coart Roll from IK* lo 1197, Ae.; br *WT* *"*"??VSiifr* TAT|.na._ ?>?? ???. ** _ _!_ A'sECOND-liANb MELODEON *?' ??? cheap at ?? i a?> fa* HLUt