Newspaper of Evening Star, June 16, 1860, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 16, 1860 Page 3
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f LOCAL NEWS. CT Til StfublUkn tk* Lxslt of Lotttrt umAtntng m tk* Wn%kmfton Citf Poit OJfUt wU?r tk' ^r*rt.<iM> of tk* law direction tk?m to t? nimttd tm fit biiiu i?< Uf?ii cWaftw vtfkm tk? iiliffrf t/ fAi Offif* It3 total daily rxrcnlation u mart than doublt Met ?f aajr *4?t Daily yriMttd in tkt District ?f Columbia. The Examiatio* or Bkkxakd Do***lit? B'f**' Iwr^eClark ?Yesterday at 3 o'clock p m Bernard Donnelly appeared before Justice John 0 Clark, to answer to a rhartre of asaanlt and battery with intent to kill Daniel Stewart, on Wednesday night last Charles IV I ttermehle. Esq . appeared for the 1 n.ted States, and Daniel Ratcl.ffe. Esq , for the defendant The first witness called to the stand was Gtorgr S Otdion. F.<f , who testified that on Wednesday night last h*> was st Mr Berry's house In F. street, between V. nth and Tento, on the occasion of a serenade Witness had been in* de the house and on coating out, the crowd had all left excepteight or ten persons. The parties who left the house with witness were the last to leave the house Whea witness flrst came out, noticed Donnelly and two other watchmen there to wbom witness spoke Donnelly said there must be order kept, and witness spoke saving that we would do no thing to disturb the peace, and requited them not to My anything to disturb us We walked along up to the corner of Ninth and K streets, and were followed by the three watchmen, and when we g<* to the corner Donnelly spoke to tome one in tEr faying that he wanted him to tell hiia Ims ?ame He Mid that he had saved the man a iiTe a few nights previously, and desired to get bis name, as he wanted him as a witness *Vitn?M Mid that be would find out the man's "name to-night and communicate it to Donnelly to-morrow J u?t then Stewart got to the corner ?nd said to the man (whose name witness soon ascertained was Smith) "Come along, be don't want your name." Donnelly replied to Stewart saving 'Y#?>e a white-livered coward." Witness mer. w?nt instantly up to Stewart and took hiin by both arms, saying to him. "Come. Stewart, let's go home.'' Witness remonstrated with Donnelly, promising that there should be iw> disturbance > b?t Donnelly continued, saying to Stewart "YHi'rs a d?d louse." or "\ou re a louse," Stewart replied. 44 Well, if Pm a louse, you'r* n d?d thief " Donnelly said "You call me a thief, and I'll take you to the watch-liouee."' He then went up to Stewart and struck him with hla ?pontoon Witnt?i had his arm around Stew rt the ti II hi? l??ft ha??H rr?<mm r>ln? ' , ... ,v*? ^lospillg kj?c W OI ? left arm and hi* right arm grasping Stewart'* right arm. tnd holding both arma down to hi* body Witness felt Stewart'? knees give way, assd'satd to Donnelly "There now. you nave done this; take him. 1 can't held him.M Stewart went tnto strong convulsions, aud remained *o about an hour on tne pavement It 1* due to Donnelly for witness to state that when be found what ne had done, he evinced con*iderahie contrition, and Btid he would get a carriage to take him home He went and got a carriage, and when the driver refused to take him In because of the blood which V-,. _ ? !! - ? ><?iu iuiu ms carriage, Donnelly said be would pay all the expense if it did Donuelly's manner at the corner was enough to irritate any man; and Stewart waa as quiet &a a man need be When Donnelly threatened to take him to the watch-house, he instantly advanced and seiied Stewart by the collar ana struck him Cross-examined ?Witness heard no one in the crowd say, ' There comes one of Goddard s greybacks ' Stewart had been drinking, and was a little und?*r the influence of what he bad drank, but was quietly passing along, with no si^ns of making a disturbance. When he was knocked down he went into violent convulsions, and Heaipler (watchman) had hold of his arm, but .witness saw no one attempt to t*ke his * pontoon from under his arm. Stewart didn't put bis bands behind him when Donnelly approached and struck him He could not do it, for witness had hold of his arms He didn't put a hand on Donnelly at all. Damitl Steicart, sworn?Testified that he was at Mr. Berry's house; that he left there with several others, and proceeded up to the corner of ,iinia ana t. s;s : that when he got to the corner, Donnelly talking to Smith, asking him his uuna. Witness says to Smith. "Come along; he don't want no name." Donnelly replied to witness, "You ain't nobody; you're a coward.'1 He then came up to witness and said. "You're a louse." Witness replied, "If I'm a louse, you're ? thief." He then said, "I'll take you to the watch-house?I arrest you." As he said this, he came up and struck witness on the head with his spoil too 11. and witness recollects nothing beyond that for a long time. Cross-examined.?Witness has occasionally had epileptic flts; had had them as many as three t:mes before this time; has bad them after having been on a spree for a week Had been on no spree that day; had had two or three drinks during the day, but was not excited by what witness bad I taken. Don't remember anything from tbe time witness was struck till t o'clock next morning Don't remember telling Donnelly If be would put his spontoon down witness could whip him Didn't grab hold of Donnelly at all; couldn't do it. because witness's bands were down by his side Had no weapons, that night; don't carry anv weapons at any Ursa. Dr Borrows, iwora ?Was called to s**e Stewart. Hid retired to bed, and some one came and aroused witness, ?ylng that a man tad been knocked down When wirness got to the spot, saw a man lyin-^ on the pavement with a crowd around him \nttantlv told them to apply cold water to his head. Witness's flrst impression was that he was dead, from the appearance of his fice; but when witness felt his pulse, he soon discover ^ that he had life in him Witness made j0 examination of the wound, thinking at the \ime that he was either too far g?>ne to be res^red by im-djcai aid, or that he was slightly I jjured. and would soon recover. Donnelly did *11 be could to assist the wounded man; went for a carriage In which Stewart was taken home Witness is of the impression that the seventy of the convulsions was otving to the fact that Stewart bad been Imbibing, as well as to the blow Epileptic fits are easily superinduced in a man subject to them, by the use of stimulating liquors Witness felt b&dlv both for Stewart ana Donnelly Has known 1). live or tlx years, acd never knew of his own knowledge that he was a quarrelsome man Dr. Wm. B. Butt, sworn ?Was called during V. ? ' iuc uiftui w w*yr fnwaii. carriage came for w.tnnw, and when witness got thr-re and went into the room, found Stewart lying on a lounge, surrounded )>y fight or ten persona, and in convulsions Witness examined him, and found a wound about an Inch and a half in length, extending through the scalp to the skuil bone. I'robed the wound, and found that the bone was not fractured Examined hit pulse afterward-, and found that the wound was not serious It * must have been inflicted with some dull instrument. The blow was the direct cause of the convulsions without a doubt Witness knows Donnelly some three or four years, but has never seen "iucb of him. as his beat is not in the neighborly >d of witness's residence. Henry S- Dartt. sworn.?Saw nothing till afUr the striking Don't know either Donnelly or CI*-?? *- ? ' owwart, uui odvf aeeu tbem both frequently. Had retired to bed Heard something in the street. and witness's wife went to the window and said that there was tome row In front of witness's bouse. J umped up and went to the window, and uw a man filling. It waa ao light that wltneaa could see Mr. tildeoa and othera standing round whom witness knew Dreaaed hlmaelf and went down on the pavement, and aaked Mr. Gideon what waa the matter, and ascertained that the man bad been knocked down by a pal iceman. Heard considerable talk, and aome in the crowd accusing Donnelly of doing it. D. replied, "Yes, 1 struck him, I don't deny it " Wltneaa stood and watched Stewart for Mint time, and he had six or eight of the worst convulsions witness had ever seen Witness examined Stewart's person, to s*e if he had any weapon about him, ana found nothiug save about half a plug of tobacco in any of his pockets XobU D Lamer, sworn ?Didn't see the blow struck, but saw what took place before and after the striking After the crowd left Berry's, witness and a few others came out of the house, and witness bad this man Smith by the arm. He bad been drinking, and witness took him by the arm. being determined that there should oe no disturbance by any one. When witness c*<ne out, taw Doouelly and two other watchmen. Witness aid to Smith tha* we mutt go home quietly, and till holdinz him by the arm, walked upthestreet, Donnelly following. He was immediately behind witness, and volunteered in reply to ? ?<?-? ? ? * ? . - " ti?? W 1 M1CW naa saia to smith, -that we better had uo home quietly; that we were pretty fellow* to !jo out " Presently be got up to Smith and began to ask him hla name- In a few second* Stewart cunt up and said to Smith. "go along; be don't want no name " Wltneaa took Smith with him and walked up Ninth street to Lyou'a door, when, bearing a blow, be left Smith standing there and went back Seeing what bad taken place, witness Immediately went for Dr. Borrow* W W Dob)on, sworn ?The ttrst that witness saw of the matter was at tbe corner of .Ninth and K streets, where OoBnelly aaked Smith to tell bim bis name Smith seemed disinclined to reply, and witness told blm to tell Donnelly bis name, and then wltneaa himself told Donnelly tbat tbe man's name was Smith Stewart then came up. ltd remarked tint Donnelly wanted so name, and tokl Smith to come oa. Several words then DOMed. when Doss*))* * -* - and Stewart replied that Donnelly was a thief Donnelly then struck Stewart with his spontnoa, and at the time Gld?*o? had Stewart by the arms holding them dowa The testimony of the United States closed here, and Mr. Rate 11 Be for defense, called? J O Htmplrr (Watchman) sworn.?Witness waa there at the time. Was with Fitzgerald and Donnelly on Thirteenth street, and heard load ?^?ak! j.' and screaming, and went down to the r .r.vr o f K. wlff'm e hc-ard that the nets* came from the street In front of Temperance Hall. Went down to Berry's bouse, and so soon as we came opposite the doot some flftern or twenty gentle- J men came out in In ana, and were t pea king load. Donnelly went up to them and aafd "gentlemen, don't make any nolae here; go home qal't "Mr Gideon replied that they would make no disturbance, and Immediately coaxed the men who were In company with him to remain quiet. W itneaa observed that Donnelly now got Into a conversation with Mr. Smith. ?nH hwird i)onn#li? t*k his name, saying be bad saved bit (Smith'?) life a few nights previously At the tame time witness beard vofcea in the crowd, saying "let them go, them light grey coata " Soon we came to tae comer of E and .Ninth streets, and Donnelly passed Stewart and another man walking together. and said to Stewart, -better you go home now. you louse.'" Stewart turned reund and aaid, "you'r a d?d thief." Mr Gideon had hold of Siewart's arm Donnelly aaid, "you call me that'"' Stewart replied "yet." Donnelly then aaid. "I arrest you,''and Mr Gideon remonstrated. As Stewart turned about be got one arm looae. and thrnst It oot towards Donnelly, who instantly truck him; and Watchman Fitzgerald went round and took Stewart by the arm. He walked about twenty-five feet ana fell to the pavement Before Donnelly struck Stewart, Stewart had got bia left band looae and grasped Donnelly by tbe , clothing about his breast. Witneaa and alt CBraCanions were about twenty-five feet from Berret's ouse. in 1 street, when they first beard the serenade, and the screaming, and the loud speaking. Donnelly's partner was sick that night, and witness and his partner got orders (aa is usual In such cases) to Join the two beats together and all go on l>oth beats Witness Is sure Mewart got an arm In.^. >.4 1 ? 1? V. ' r. ... ... ?-v -?u uivru it urxore wonneuy struck Dim, as witness was quit* near at the time. Mr. Uttermehle ?'-Do you know Mr. Gideon"' Witness?"I Lave often beard of him, but never knew him till that night." Mr. Uttermehls?"Did you not tell Mr. Gideon that night, in answer to a question as to whether you knew Anything of the transaction, that \o\y saw nothing of it and washed your bands of it allr" Witness.?"Not as I remember of " Mr. Uttermehle.?"Did you not say that night to Mr Gideon, In answer to an Interrogatory, that you saw nothing of it, because a tree was between you and the parties*" Witness?"Never! never!" Mr Katcliffe desired to know what the counsel intended by this cross-examination. Whether it was the intention of the prosecution to endeavor to contradict the testimony of this witness? Mr. Uttermehle.?"1 am questioning him for the direct purpose of contradicting Lim, and mean to show that he did say what he now denies having said" Mr Uttermehle again put the question, as to whether the witness did not, on that night, in replv to s question from Mr. Gideon, say that he never saw anything of it, because he was behind a tree at the time, and that he washed bis hands of it The witness, sharply?"Never, sir. I never got behind * tree I am an officer, and know my duty and when Stewart was on the ground, two or three tried to take my spontoon from under my ci.iii, uui iury couiaii i ao 11 s>tewart called Donnelly a d d thief, In reply to a remark from D , that he (S.) wu a d d louse " [J/r. Gidron here de?ired to make one explanation of his testimony, a point he had l>efore overI looked: When Donnelly called Stewart a whitej lirered coward, Stewart replied to him, "Take oil your uniform and I'll show you whether I'm a coward." J Mick**I Fitzgerald, sworn ?Witness is a night wat< bman, and was present with Donnelly and Hempler on the occasion referred to When witness and his partners got In front of Mr Berry's house, the seveial gentlemen referred to came out of the door, and walked up towards the corner. They were walking and talking, and possibly some one swore an oath or two, and Donnelly walked ahead of witness, and up to them, and when witness got to the corner Donnelly whs talking to Smith Messrs (iideon and Stewart were together, and Donnelly stepped up to the side of Stewart, and witness went up to DonnelI Iv Witness heard Stewart sav in reply to something Donnelly had Mid to "liim, "Lay dcwn your stick, ana lean whip you." More words followed, and Donnelly said. '-You had belter go along about your business " Donnelly then called Stewart a louse, and Stewart called him in return, a thief Witness went immediately up to them, but did not see St?w?rt tAk? tmiH Donnelly. When witness got up to them, Donnelly had Stewart by the collar Then Stewart was struck. Taey were not clinched at all beyond this. Georgt S. Gideon, recalled, stated that he knows Hempler. That soon after tbe blow w<i struck, witness said to him, "Hempler, did you see this?" and Hempler replied "No, sir; I saw nothing of it 1 wash my hands of it all I was some distance behind them." The case closed here, the counsel on both sides expressing themselves satisfied, without making nny remarks upon tbe evidence ^'ji'he Justice remarked that he always felt it a pleasure when an officer was attacked' to defend and protect him. If a man molests an officer in tbe discharge of bis duty, he does it at bis own peril and must take the consequences, be they what Ih*y may. Rut When an Offl'" '*'">? what Mr Donnelly has done, he, as a Justice of the Peace, had nothing to do but to hold him to bail to answer for his conduct before a petit jury An officer is bound to do his duty in a dltWent manner from what this officer is shown to have done, and he should hold him to bail in bis own recognizance for #3sw. and #2<Xj beside for his appearance to answer the charge at the Criminal Court. Mr. J K. Dunawln came forward nnd oflend himself as security, and took the oath as to hi* possessing sufllcient property over aiid above his just debts to pay ttm ball should it be necessary. The recognizance was duly entered Into, and the case was closed. Thi District i* Cosohk?? -7V Water-irork*. Jail, fr ?In the Houk las! evening, the i>o<1y returned the consideration of the Senate's amendment appropriating 8jOO,tUO for the completion of the \V asniugtou Aqueduct according to the plan and estimate* of Capt. Meit;s. the duties to be discharged by the chief engineer of the aqueduct. Mr. Uarr moved that the sum he reduced to >3.50.WO. the work to be superintended by a civil superintendent to lie appointed by the Secretary of War. He argued that ranlaln M?i?? - _ p. ? f- ? .? v a military oiflcer, is unlit for the business, Mr Hughes replied, saying that Captain Meigs hid shown great skill In the erection of the bridge over Cabin John Cr?ek. .Mr \\ hiteley opposed the recommendation of the Committee of Wave and Means to non-concur In this amendment, and spoke unfavorably of the Senate's discrimination an to who should superintend the work. It was folly for Government to crts** appropriations for uutlnished works on which millions of dollars have been expendtd Mr Morris, of 111., recollected Mr. J. G. Jones, during the last session, aaid that *"*00.000 would complete the aqueduct, and the statement was made on the authority of Captain Meigs. Now the latter came here and asked $500,000 more. The gentlemau from New York [Mr Karr] was right when he said 31.000,000 will not finish the work This Captain Melga had coat the Government millions upon millions of dollars. No military ofiieer ought to expend the Government money Mr. Barr's amendment was disagreed to; and the Senate's amendment for the water-work* was non-concurred la. Next Senate amendment?appropriating 82.V),000 for a new jail In the city of Washington?was read; when Mr. Harris, or Aid , opposed it. aaying that a former report of the s*ecretary of the Interior hovra a new jail can be built for ?100,000 leas thau that amount Mr Btevena aaid if a new jail waa neceaaary, it would coat at leaat ?200,000 They ahould have one to accommodate all who ought to be there next seasion. Congreaa aet thecurba and made the aewers of the people here; and these paupers come here at the opening of the session to Diss when freedom la named, and applaud when slavery is mentioned. He did not want to starve them; Dut If they are made leau and lank, they will have the leaa capacity to howl; and this will be for the better. Mr Peyton offered an amendment appropriating ? 150.U0U for a new jail, to b? erected under the dlrectiou of the Secretary of the Interior, ou some suitable site on the border of the city, belonging to the United states, according to tne plan submitted November'29, 1356; the old materials to be used as far as practicable He confeaaed that after the remarks of the gentleman from Pennsylvania, [Mr Stevens ] he had little hope ef success. He had submitted this amendment by direction of the Committee on Public Building* and Grounds; and stated many f .eta to show the necessity of a new jail. Mr Peyton's amendment waa rejected?ayes 21, noes nut counted; and the Senate's amendment was nou-coucurred in. Tbe House concurred In the amendment appropriating 53 J17 for taking down and rebuilding the southermoat span of the bridge across the Potomac, known as the '* Long Bridge " wl. ?? ? '? * * i ue vsuuuimtcc ui inc v* noie non-concurre<I in the Senate's amendment/or ihe enlargement o/ U>c grounds around the Capitol. Having acted ou all the amendment*, the committee rose, when? Mr Sherman moved an amendment appropriat n? fl5 (Xj)i /or the preservation o/ the unfinished work upon the Treasury extension, and to pay fur material* already /urnlshed. Mr Phelpa raised a point o/ order that this amendment was not In order, /or reasons stated The Speaker overruled the polat, but no quorum voted. The House, at halZ-pact 10 o'clock, adjourned. Scllim Orr at RtsceiD Pnic*s?R Brice Hall, Noa 373 and 375 Seventh street. Is selling bnre^a and laws robes, barege snglalse, summer silks, gray goods, Lare polnU, silk mantillas, bonnets. JoeKev bata, Daraaola, aod spring extension skirts at greatly reduced prices. Give him a call, and secure some of the bargains. at Sas TBK ADvSKTisKXkMT of C. W. CunningI bam A. bro . in another column, for Shaw's celebrated gaa ranges, steak broilers, flat-iron heaters, an: aery kettle boilers, and other Indispensable housekeeping article* v? i c^'uiiu rviu^ui i>i nonor; Andrew J. Gwvnn, of Prine-e lieorjje'* county, Knight of Marlboro', Third Knight of Honor. Miaa Amelia F.delln. of Prince Oeorge'a county, was crowned Queen of Lore and Beauty; MIm Alice Latham, of Alexandria. Flrnt Maid of Honor; Mica Roaa Bowling, of Prince George'* county, Second do ; Miu Helen Edelln, of Prince George'* county, Third do The ceremony of crowning the Queen wai performed by \V . D. Maaaey, Eaq , of Alexandria, who delivered an elegant and appropriate addreaa The Knlghta of Honor then placed the coroneta upon the heada of their ladle*, and the Queen'* liail immediately opened The dancing wa* kept up until II o'clock, and everything paaaed off to the manifp?t .11 . i ?-?. f- . . ?Alkxandbu Mattixi ?The miid tournament which came off at Columbn spring* oa Thursday, (a report of which woslri have appeared in yesterday's Star, but for the Indisp* Ition of our reporter who was present.) wag certainly a moat successful affair, and reflects much credit upoa the partita who conducted it A fine track had been prepared. an t every convenience arranged for the arcominodatiou of the via!tor* by Mr Fahey, the gentlemanly proprietor of Columbia Spring*, and at half-past three o'clock the riding commenced, nine knight* having entered the list to compete for the honors The following were the successful knights: ? B B Bryan, of Prince George's county, Md., Knight of Prince George's, Champion; Robert Croeon, of Alexandria Knightof Alexandria, FirstKnight of Honor; James C Roacb, of Alexandria county, Knii/hl q??i -? ut oil prr>cui. in mc morning. Withers'Band, seated In one of Latham's fine four-horse coaches, beautifully d**<-orated. paraded through the streets discoursing some excellent music. A white woman named Julia Rush, committed suicide on Monday uight last, by jumping Into the Fotwirmc river Her body waj found yesterday, floating in the dock at Janney's wharf, and an Inquest held by Justice Price, acting as coroner. The jury returned the following verdict:? "That Julia R usb, In a deranged state of mind, drowned herself in the Potomac river before day on Tuesday, the 12th of June. The foilowtag odlcers were chose? by WashI ington Lodge (Masonic) at a meeting held on Thursday night:?W H I,ambert. Master; E $. Hough, Senior Warden; W S Peach. Junior Waraen; G. E French, Treasurer; J. T. Gordon, Secretary, J E Towsen. Senior Deacon; E. H Delahay, Junior Deacon; J. Shakes, Tyler. Examination at Miss Wood's Semixa This examination took place on Monday last, and mesKiuor the teachers employed to instruct in English, French, German, drawing, and music was fully evinced by the exercises of the voting ladies, which were of a high order of excellence. We may mention as deserving of mark* d notice the talented Miss Bennett's Knglish composition; the beautiful and spirituelle Miss Mllson's recitation of German poetry, her Englibh composition, and drawing in crayon?by no means decreasing the former admiration of her friends; and the cultivated and dignified Miss Wood's execution upon the piano forte, and her English composition. A little girl who played upon the piano and sing, but whose name is unknown to us, executed a piece of music with singular skill and correctness I'pon the whole, the performances of all the young ladiea were highly creditable to their talents and industry, and spoke volumes In praise of the unwearied assiduity of their accomplished teachers and their enlightened direction Mrs Young, the celebrated pianist and one of the teachers, gratified the audience with a few of her best performances, which added much to the interest and brilliancy of the occasion. Rev Dr Hill and Prof Whitaker. having been politely called upon to do so, made addresses, after which the whole party partook of elegant refreshments, liberally provided for the occasion. Sale or Vegetable Stands is the Northern, Easter.n. Western, and Center Markets ?For the benefit of the many of our thousands of readers who never see any of the papers of limited circulation in which the Municipal powers that be see tit, in their patriotic wisdom, to do their Corporation advertising, we conv the _ O' I J following advertisement gratis. Mayor's Office, ) Washington, June 15, !*6o. { All persons desirous of securing Vegetable Stands in the several Markets throughout the city are hereby notified that they will be sold to the highest bidder, for cash, (as per act regulating Markets, &.c ) on the following days: Northern Market, Monday, July 2 Kasteru Market, Wednesday, July 4 Western Market. Friday, Julv 6 Center Market, Saturday. July 7. X B.?All persons now holding Stands can retain them by paving, prior to the day of sale, the appraisement price of such stands, and returning the certificates of deposit of such sale to the Clerks of the difierent markets previous to day of sale. By order of the Mayor. Serenade by thi National ?Last night that spirited and well-drilled corps, the National Rifles, left the armory in company with the Marine Band, for the purine ? ' '"""'"f. with a serenade those lady friends who had so kindly interested themselves in procuring the two beautiful flags used by the '-markers" of that company. AfUr visiting these fair ones, the serenading party repaired to the boarding-house of ttieir captain, (Uapt. Schaetfer.) wh? re the band executed several of its most stirring and pleasant airs We understand this company is to act as an escort to tbe Zouave Cadet*, of Chicago, on their visit to this city In tbe early part of next month. The soldierly appearance and masteily drill of this company render it every way proper that they should act as an escort to ?he Zouaves, than which it is said there 1* no better disciplined company In the United states Crntrk Market ?This morning market spar-e was thronged with wagons and horst-s which had been employed in bring! 14; to the market a supply of provisions equal to anv oflVred this season, in quality and quantity The gangways were frequently crowded, and among the vititors we recognized the faces of many ladies and gentlemen from distant sections of tbe countay, who ;>re merely sojourners in Washington. The stands cf the regular dealers were neatly arranged, and their stock was displayed to advantage Tbe country dealers were not behind In the quality of the produce they oflVred, and we think our market made a favorable Impression upon the minds of visitors. The prices of many articles, now becoming scarce,were a little advanced.while others bit uecreasing as tney Increase tn quantity. [commcxicatfw. Tkk Promenade Concerts. ? Mr. Editor: Why can't we bave the Promenade Concert* which are held at the Capitol grounds every Saturday afternoon, on Sunday afternoon. Instead of Saturday? the same as they do in London. Paris, and soine of the German capitals?so that the laboring classes, while at leisure aud in their holiday attire, can attend them, as well as the idle and flite of the city? There can certainly be no objection to t'ae arrangement in a relisjtous point of view, as every intelligent and liberal mind must admit that the time of the populace would be better spent under the humanizing nud refining Influences of these Concerts than it generally ia, on Sabbath afternoons, without them. Americamik. Another of the Libel Suits.?Yesterday Mr John T. Haron was arrested by police officers of the Fifth Ward 011 a warrant issued upon the oath of John R. Queen, charging Huron with false swearing and libel, in making a certain affidavit relative to his (Haron's) confinement in the workhouse about the time of the late election. The complainant is the Intendant of the Asylum. Mr Harmi t?V?n 1 ? ubvi?<c 1.1)1111 aim chose to give bail for hit appearance at Court rather tbau enter upon a tedious examination, after which be woula probably have to give bail. I The ball was fixed at SoOU, and was immediately bonded for by Messrs John Forrest and John H . | Wiae. Odd Fellows'Hall.?It is with pleasure we speak of the unexampled success of Thlodon's Art Museum. We have never Lad an exhibition of the same kind in the city, and may. perhaps, never again have It behooves our readers to be on the alert, and not allow the exhibition to leave the city without a vlst We can cordially recommend It as a moral exhibition, interspersed with enough ludicrous Incidents to make It a popular entertainment. A special performance will be given this (Saturday) afternoon, at 3 o'clock Fiats.?This morning, about six o'clock, a fire was discovered issuing from two frame dwellings opposite Wendell's printing oltlce. The tire companies were out with their apparatus, but could not succeed in saving the property. It belonged, we are Informed, to an attache of the U. 8. Coast Survey Yesterday morning, a two-storv frame houae. known aa tLe Cross-Keys, at the corner of Seventh and Boundary streets, was burned to the ground. It was unoccupied at the time,'and owned br Aire curies .MUler, residing at the Navy Yard.' Extra Train roi Baltimore To-Morrow Morning ?It will be seen by a notice in another column, that the Washington Branch Railroad Company have, for the convenience of visitors to Baltimore, made arrangements to send a special train to that city to-morrow (Sunday) morning, t 8 o'clock. A Magistrates Resignation ? Editor Star: Please announc* in this evening's Star that 1 have resigned my com mission as Justice of the Peace, and oblige yours, John S HoLLinasiiiAD. I v\? ..... ' " | havatitviun^ ?# uue ioou. 8KB ths iDviiTiitMiRT of an excursion to the White House Pavilion on Monday evening, the 26th Instant, In compliment to Mr John W Thompson. Secure your ticket, and go; as a delightful time may be expected. R Baict Hall, Noe 373 and 375 Seventh at., la selling carpeting, matting, floor otl clotha and window shades, at greatly reduced prices It Proposals, we lwasn,are Invited at the Mayor's office for trimming and graveling H street north, ! In sections. t 0 a OvtmoR ?a wiuim movbk-1 i>g Afheil -In hii morning sermon on Sun- I day last the Rev Dr Butler, of Trinity Church, I treating on this aubiect. aaid ' Our life la sorrowful mooch In our sorrowi as they pass without bringing them and holding them up in the world and erecting conspicuous monuments over them in the 11 vt* of others tc perpetuate them after they are dead and buried it i* a Christian doty to trouble others aa little a* we can with our griefs. We may be sure the world has enough for its own discipline. And It Is from this view I object to a custom which to my mind Is never good, but which in the excess to w htch It it carried seems to me to be an absolute wrong to society, throwing over It an element of gloom, which no persons, and Christians least of all. have a right to cast Into this already too shadowed light. 1 fear that I shall ofl'end the sacred sentiment and feeling of many who cherish tt aa a Christian ceremony when 1 announce my most decided objection to the practice of putting on mourning for the dead You will permit me. with all respect to the sentiment* or other*, to utter my very long and matured convictions upon it Its evils seem to me to be manifold. It looks like a uniform of organized rebellion against the providence of God It ?h?J? ?i" * - - row* KIWIII UHI IUC streets, through the churches, and in the houws It creates an impression in the world of tbe abaence of comfort and of conaolattou. It helps to perpetuate sorrow, when the Christian duty ia to cultivate peace and joy Children or Christian friends die and they go to Heaven, and we very properly lay them amid fragrant flowers, wlut whfte lilies upon their breast All around them la the light of Christian hope and consolation, and then we come in a dark cloud shedding night over tbe acene. This is not a Christian but a heathen custom The early Christians forbid cries sf agonies, tbe rending of garments, and the black emblems of despair which the heathen practised and adopted, and deposited their dead with sorrowing gratitude; for they sorrowed not without hope. Indeed, evidence is not wanting to prove that they adopted first tbe opposite custom to that of mourning; that they w ore white and bright colors, emblematical of their Christian joy. when the dead was buried out of their sight. I have sometimes thought whether the haoit, which will be in the memory of some of you, of wearing white scarfs at funerals was not arrived from this primitive custom. It is not. I think, a Christian sentiment which prompts this gloomy habiliment. It converts women, and. saddtst of all, little children into walking emblems of despair. black! Why it is the symbol of sin, of woe, of wrath, and of despair, not of the comfort and the gladdened sorrow of the Christian It is, moreover, too often h mere fashion. And then, to see it elaborately iuterwoveti, coquetish in Its adjust ments, going to places of amusement, covering the l?ay and giddy, as it has a sort of fantasquc masquerade appearance, and stems incongruous to the gloom. 1 respect the sentiment which leads thost who are bereaved to put away gay colors, and wear those which are gloomier. But let not the fancied respect for the dead, or fear that one may not seem to mourn enough, lead us into the most mistaken conviction that sorrow is a dutv When it i? a duty, let grace convert it into'a peaceful joy Let it not lead us into the egotism of obtruding our sorrow into the world, and a wrong against Christianity by making it wear a livery of despair, and a wrong to the world by being object* of gloominess, when our present peace should be a perpetual testimony to the high joys, and the sufficient consolations to a Christian faith Black ! What is it? It is that into which the light cannot come It ia the absence of light. Why should it drape the children of ligbt and of hope? Why should it be used in the case of those, the memory of who?e departure and peaceful rrst is a sacred joy' I may run counter to your feelings and prejudices upon this subject You may say it corresponds to your own feelings to wear this gloomy material; but is that feeling such as corresponds to the credit of God. and to the mercies of redeeming love? If the custom is in harmony with just conception, then have our green, sweet cemeteries, so full of joyful reflection, whose embtems are all in conflict with it, altered. Our graves should be placed in rugged pi ices, and have no trees but the Cyprus and the nightshade; no monuments but those of black marble. If our religion is joyful, it does seem to me that this objectionable uniform *f woe would be soon discarded. Lecture by Pro* Hesrt?This morning, at 10 o'clock, a large audience assembled in the chemical-apparatus room! to hear a I'rof. Henry", before the Teachers' Association of Washington city. He proceeded to consider the general properties of magnetism?attraction, repulsion, induction and theory; action of magnetics upon each other; method of developing magnetism; change in state of bodies by magnetism; action of magnets on all bodies, dio-magnetism and terrestri il magnetism A number of experiments were made by way of illustration, ana the lecture was very interesting and instructive throughout The second of the course will be delivered next Saturday morning, at the same time ud place Real Estate Sales.?a. Green, auctioneer, made tL?t following sales: Lots 1*2, 13, 14, and 15 in square 4fi9, situated on H and I streets south, and seventh street went, to J. M. Springman, for 7^ cents per foot; lot iil, in same square, to John oriuiey. for "! % cents; lot '20, in same square, to Wm. Collins, fur 7^ cents; frame house and lot on M street, between Twenty-second and Twentythird, to Patrick Curran. for part of lot 13, (adjoining,) to John Hardy, for f 152. ' ' Usitkd Status Casks for Trial ?Several eaaes of important character aa involving trial* at the Criminal Court, were ruled for a hearing before Justice Johnson this afternoon The results ar?* not known a* we go to press. In the adjoining office (Donn's) a few petty cavs, mostly of violations of Corporation law. were tried and di?pos?*d of in the usual way. Monolithic Colpmx??The contractors on hel' S Treasury eTt??:ision have been receiving monolithic columns for the )>ast year, and have set up. without accident of any kind, oversev?-ntyiive of them weighing UK.OUi pounds each. They were safely ana quickly landed by the head rtggfr, Mr. Harton. without a derrick, and with four men only. Donnelly Scspendkd?"Mercury," one of the Mayor's officialorgaus, aaya: ''On the information communicated to the Mayor of an aaaault committed by watchman Donnelly on Daniel Stewart, (in thf* nit/hl <r?f lh#? lfttK l . ~ i/viiucti j w as immediately suspended from duty, to await a tlnal hearing." Nimktv-Fivk Dfgkeks is thk Shade.?Call for a glass of ice water. The neur ttylt patent tee pitcher, sold by Mr H Semken, :$3l? Pennsylvania avenue, are the greatest luxury of the season. One cent's worth of Ice will supply you all day with Ice water as cold as you knvic Buy one, and enjoy comfort. Thk Census Taking.?We are authorized to state, for the information of such of our citizens as may desire to anticipate the questions of the census-taker, bv being prepared with a ready response, that they may obtain blanks for this purpose by application at the Census Office, Department of the Interior. The Assuajl Ghand Festival of the Washington Turner Society Is to come ott on Monday next at the Park, north end of Seventh street. See advertisement in another column. Those in want of cheat) boots, shoes. hat* tr'iuks and umbrellas, will lliid a complete itwk at R . Brlce Hairs, Not 373 and 375 Seventh si It To roxi>(!MrTivxs. Quern's Cod Liver Oil Jelly. This great specific fur Consumption in fast *up?r oetiicgall others in its curative etTecls upon those afflicted with tuherouiar diseases. Prepared upon high y eoiontiho principles "f the pur* oil, and ruubed of the nauseous taste ol the plain artioie. it is received into the stoinaoh in its jellified form, without lnasuoatioii, and is gradually dissolved and digested, pacing into th* small int?stine? droo t>jr drop, ?iippiying the wattes of the tnwly by its nutrioious properties, and ttias assisting ana sustauiuc nature in overcoming the disease Approved by tiie New York Academy 01 Medicine, and reoommendod b? the faculty everywhere, thia preparation ia confidently offered aa a remedy for Consumption and a 1 Scrofulous adections Sold by Charles Stott, Washington, and by all reapectable druggists. Price $1 per bottle PxxroLD, Parker A Muw?, No. 1# Beekman street. New York, mar 16-3m Wholesale Afents. DUEOf In this city, on the 15th instant, fell asleep in Jesus, Mm. susanna HOI.MEaD. wife of Mr. James H Hoi mead, in the 63d year of her a*e. Her family and mends are requested to follow her to tiie grave on Sunday next, the 17th instant, at 3 o'clock p. in., from the residence of her atflietea husband, N<>. A33 Thirteenth street, betweeen B aud C sts. south. Island. On the 15th instant, J. C. FINK- only son of Jacob and Marcaret Ann Fink. aged 6 weeks. i His iun?ral will take place at 2K o'clock to mor! ntw. 1 Slitiilav 4 from ? * 1 -* . , ..v,... . vmj-rviiiui Ik, Iimwren M and N sts. * Ou the morning of the 14th instant, EMMA the only anil beloved daughter of John and Luciiula Atwell, aged 9 inontlis and ?2 day*. * On the 15th inxtant, at half-paxt 2 o'clock p. m , ; HARMON YERKES, in the ttftli yoar of his age. His funeral will take plaoe from hi* lata resi! dence, on Tenth >t. betw*en II and I sts., on Pitnyay afternoon, at 4 o'clock. The friends of the faintly are invited to attend. * On the 14th instant, JOS. HEARD, in the <7th year of his age. ; The friends and acquaintance* are respectfully in v. tod to attend his fuueral, from bis late reel- 1 deneA, No. 30 St., on Sunday, 17tto, at 3 o elock p.m. IN. Y. Herald copy.) In Geo-gelown, Mrs HENRIETTA BARKER, i?> the 30th hear of her age. ^ Tl^e friends of the Jlamily^re^tnyited^ to attend "u"? iw?iuouwf ii?r nuvoaoa, wo. i Til Fourth ?tr??t,>tw?n Frederick ami FaVitto ate., to-morrow, (Sunday,) at 4 o'clock p m. Nor funeral will ake place from har !at? r*a?dolus-, onBridie at, ae\r the M ay. r'f oftoe. on tW???. the Itfl, uutut, at 4 o'clock p. m. th? fn-'iitl* of th? lannlt are requested to attend, wih1 outfuitnor aotio*. p LIST or LBTTMS liSMAlNINS ia th? Poat oSm. Wukiiftoa City, D. C., Jul is. 1MB. [Ordered to be meertad in the Eras:** Stab, it being the ftewtpaper harinj the largest oircu.atioo ofari daily paper published in WMbinfton.] C3T All person* Applying for letter* in the follow iofTiat, will please ut the* are adt?*ii?ed. LADIES' LIST. JUhtM, Mill C C Prase*, Mr* Annt 0??n<u.,Mr? R./1?-* All?n, Mr* Pra'l* inch, Mr> Marv PjbI, Mr* RiNcu Bruoke, Mr* M G Puif?rtld,Mr*tri Park*r, Mia* Chir't Broom. Mim M Out, Miu G*org't Ricnbard, Mr* C B ??, Mr* K P Ureco, MnM<r; B Rofciaaou, Mr* Jtnt B*ai?, Mr* Geo N Uotridg*,Mr*ti'?A Radclift. Mr* M K Brtnham, Mr, S'h (Jinr*trt,Mi?M'T Robfj, Miu A P P. Tboa R Hot* M* ?? ? Er>an, Mr* Martha Hobba, Mrs Ann H Ridchft, Mm Con Blackwood, Mr* J Harru, Sophi* JUiodci. Jolit Baldwin. Mr* M M?rjr Steele, Mim Paaaate B' i' n, Mim H^r't H^ffri^Mi^Miry Simmon*. Re t ec r a J Bfnurii, Miry F H\* In. ,.Mr?En,, U 8<* r?. Mr? Kr?. ?? H Jwifi, Mr? J J Men tk, Mr* E E Cooke. Mr*Marj A Jone*, Mim M'rf le Hnrotdfr, mn cm C*rut Mra Cuh f Johnson , Mrs P.ultp HP Cooollr, Mr? Robt Joriao, Mr* Virf t 8<on-1er?, Mi** Chat am, Mrs I. JtfM?,MriBK (knbt Jtri Aiif'i M Qorriogioa, Mr* J*a Kniflit, Mr* H M lttt??*, Miu K4t? Collin*. Margaret kendie, Mr* Ellen 8teve?s, M?m Koae Crawford,MrsFCM R*ilfjr,Mr? M*ry J T?y tor, Mr* Col K C%mpbell,mim F H Lawrence, M.m A Tarnm, Mr* E A H Coltiu*. Mi** M\ry Leur jr. Mi** Abb Tucker. Mi* MA Ciit;oo,Mi?* Miudc L?vr?r.MiuH*bbt Tvritr, Mim L R Dent, Mt? Amanda May, Mim Lillent Tillaafftaat, Mrs R P Douri\*. North Moore.MrtLtKtieM Taylor, Mr* E? flint Davis, Miu Elu'th Mutisoti. Mim C W ?iker, >lr* C H D* iiioiner, Mim L Murr.ij, Mr* Ellen Wa;l, Mra E L)ern>oi,Mi*? Aub K Maddci, Mrs Jaut Welch, Mr* Anna Daltv, Mr* Arn>i? Maugum. MutJant Wilham*,MiM Crt'a Detryk, Mr* A F Murphy, Mr* D F Wlikin*. Eiutna J D<vi J(0ii, Mr* M A Mu.iuon, Mr* M J Willi*, Mim Abbey Dauder, Mr* Wrn Nialf, Mra ArretA Walter, Mana I>4*i*, Mim Krauk Ne*itt. Mra L i Young, Mim M ii Eakic, Mra Mary F Ortoai.MraJoae *hme GENTLEMEN'S LIST. Albright, Win ? Fackler, J G Neall. H C Additou, Wm Fischer, F Noonm.Cbu?3 Andrewt,_Thoe T Foley, Dennis? % Nud*ll,Dr AltOetcr, I' teldtaaua, C P Nelaoti, A Aiiki, Ro A H Kloreckler, C OiJ*?y,0 W Brvut. Wm M titilun, W 8 Otr, L Buster. W J" V?:?*, W .rreu A Piatell, W R Baits, W H Grasper, Pau.?i Pl.ulip., Wm P Bayne.W B Ore?r, Mfuri Fti.neld.T H Biake.WmP li*rjr, J M Porter, B II Bleucock, I lioe t?o? en, James ftielpa, Oli?sr Biittee.TP Goodrich. JotiB % PeonimM, K O Burke, Thom Guicld, i C Payton, Michael Bell, Kniinel G?no?r. James Pool, James Bu/che.KW?* liilberi, J N P.trick, Joo Brown, P W Gates, Geo Pay tor, Joo Reims, A P Grotf. Geo B Ptrlum, Ji?lu-t Brown, Re? V Gorio m, t Petersen, Henry Btcoii. M J Garriso?, C E?i Puriot.G W Bliihiw. L H Gage, Aaron Pic k , ? "f? K 1 Bo.?ick, Lewie How ard, W P Prentice, < bat Briggs, >r, L R Hutil aid, W H ? i Pirptrk, I'lias Brvwu. Isaac W?3 HvriuD ft Co Kuesell, W m Br.ip.JH H irriiigtoii,Tim Roleusw. W A Bayite.jQoH Hti.dricka,T X Roberts, H Botil, Di J Hitch.TBR KkI-iummi. W Be 1, Juo Helii.ath,Tti?i R mJt.TR Buck. J G H Hufbci.T F Retve.N Beedna, Jo? Hurler, Rod R'.igrjse, M M Bui iiogaine, J Hetnck, R Reed, Isaac Brayley, James Halsey, Pat Reid, j?mi> W Brvau.JD Hamilton, Mr Riy, Joseph Bernard, J W Higrius. Lloyd R.idle, J Biown. K G Hurd. Jno K.m. ! .? Barth. Henry * H^le. JainM Rmeharl. * P Bryiut, Guy M Herman, Jacob?% Rt'tri.CW Bo?toii, Darnel Heu JerMo, Jai Y RofUud, A Birrett, Columba* Juc R<?d. Byron Bailiaa, C L Hinililoii, J R Sberril. W K Buckley,Comehtu Howard, 3 B K ick, H a Bjn?i'.k. Ami* Hei.Jeraou, J & W ttuwart, W B Bookwaiter, A Hilatene, H J Steuaou, Thee D Ball, Autooj Huituu.Oes be well, W B Croaa, R?? w (i Holly, Eawm be&ret.. Richd Come'o^k, W V Hu|;i.e?, D W ^gg< PJB. Charter, Wett lr?i?e,jaa Bot?oi , O P?c CUeek, N K JoIiiik-ii, W W buiith, Jiuci W Clark, Thoa Johfiaon,W R &mith,Juo Crowley, Sun] T Jct.e*. M H , Jto Cleineuia, S N Jamieon, Juo M ciiuub, J M Cj??. dr Peier Justice, F M Buyder, Jacob Corcoran, Pal Jouan. A S ddor., Jnc Carter, Mr Jordan. A J chield., John V Carter, L C Jannaon, A B BtiiUmi, Joo L Chew, John Keeshuj.Wra &iroo**. Jit* Ctan, Jno *? ?, R S Scholia, H P Cotiuer, Jne Ki f, Mr biaith, Tc? 3 Cooke, H I) Kip S W himth, |* uocir, n n f\ing. Jonn ci'! arri, L f r .H R Itka ^ Clarke, G W Kebiiey, John bweei I) P Cooke, C? T Ke-iUi<g, Juo?8 Snow, C H L ram ford, Geo W KelN.HH Coriiiujr, E Lloyd, Wm?4 TaIIt. W R Cos, U^dI Ln.dft?;, Wrn Taylor, W W Canfie.d, U B Lent. II ? Trier, P ? CleveltAd, Dr L>?3 L"* jU ile, Thompson. Mr /'I t T\ l I .1? ? %-*- " > ? v_ . .1 i biutj .nr illutll, j Mill Coombs, C C?2 L?nk-.n, L Tliota.s, O W Cooks, CG LiatUley, Dr J B Triplet, C F C Cunningham, Chin L aioertck, J R Van B.tibin, A Culver, C Leonard, Andrew Tan Buret,, F B Clement, CC Ln Colin, A Vickeis A Co, R H CroM, A Lear;, Alfred Wilburs, W h Cook, Abrah .111 Moore, W A Ward, Win Dickey. R?V Saml Miller, A W Wcerus, W M Doyle, Richd MurySy, Thos Webster, S Doyle, Peter Miller,Thos Wbitock.RK Dukrd, PL Merrill, UC W aod, Ro' i Dri.ik.rd t Co, L Miller, M K W eir, Robt?3 Doughty,J J Miner, LL W eil, >i Dm ml, JnE Moiid.JL Washmg'on, L G Dodsna,, J .ir.ct Myers, J W W lies, Janice Dowse, Gideon Morliuior*, I H W est, Jauise Dixon, Edward Mitchell, H C W eaver. J H Dyson, DS Mallory.G W huiock. H P?i Dei.smote, B Moore, David Wyman, H A Davidson, J W?5 Morris, D C, Hei.ry Edwtrds. Tlios X Mfrrum, D B-i Whitrmn.G Elliot, J M Met fey, Chris y Woniley, DrGW, J vines B McCook, Daul?5 W hite, Geo Evolett, J no McCouwev, Henry Winrfield.O Everett, Edward McChestn'ey. W Warrtu.EJ Egerton.AP McCorroack, J*s Wilson, Ch-s, A A OTCUInns, Jno W. t r^i.klin.Tho* W MeClaufhto-..Peter W ilder. A C Fletcher, B F McCard, R H W'lutsly, A Flana4an, Pat McClme, R H Younr, Jno Ft ?b. Mi ton McCouey. W.n Yemell.JW Fowler, Jno D Nol le, I' g- 1 MI HC ELL A VF. OL'S ?President oi the Executive C?m N.tional I nion P.rtyj-To the Publishers ..fthe Lnion Gnard Commander-.n-Cli.el f the K G i. ?t W ssr.i ctou; Ctnuai BBreia?1 IC^Lfttesp Mt?T IS ALL CA?K? Br Prepaid. JunelG WM. JONES, P. M. fT COLjOSRO STAMPINoi 1 PON Note Paper and Envelop'*!, artistically executed by ftKJMPSEY At 0*T< OLE, Engraver* and Kancv Stationers, je !.V2t Pa. av.. between 9th ard lith ?t?. '|? STAMPING IN COLORS. I HE N'ent and la h onahle niann-r of stamping not- pap?T and envelope*. Examine our latest prrimeui. DEMPtfEY A 0*T00Lfc, C*-d Engravers, je 1r> 2t Pn. av.. between f?th and 1' th ?t?. SELLING OFF TO CHANCE RI'SI N ESS. All LEATHER on hand will l>e sold at redused prices. All those iihoe-dealer# indebted to nie will make iinin diate settlement ?-tthci cit*h or fthort i otea. JNO C. SHAFER, Agent, je 15-2t* Leather dealer, P* avenue. T ilTST PI BLISHED. I HE GOVERNING RACE?A Book for the Time and ail Tian: by II. 0. R.; 8vo.. I'M pp. Part 1. la Slaver) Sanctioned by the Old Testament ' Pa. t 2. Is *!avery Sanctioned by the NewTestanient Pait3. 'I've Republics ol the World. Part 4. Tiie Do;mt a>d itj Results. l or sale at all the book?tore*. Price 3> cents. _je 13Jlt_ TllOj. >tcGILL. Publisher. ON THE WATCH! ATTEXTIOy ALL M'm'ters of Comtresf in ami Citi t*?# and HMMtri in ttmeral. Just received, direct from Geneva. over one hundred WATCHES, manufactured b* the most skillful arti?an?, and whicii will be sold ?t fAl great bargains. War;anted to keepth** bek'&aJf time. Also, a fine *Kkiirtin?nt <>f iPH'i'i " *.^^1 ? v? ? *j ?? a 9 >it to l>e cold chca?.and sure of giving general -atis faction. j no. kulinski k CO.. je 15 lot* 303 Pa av.. bftw. 9th and 10th i?ts. 4p5s /<~n the only place ^J^fsUIT THE TIMES HARVEY'S Fi?h and O^ter Exprega, arriving dai.y from the North and South with the following delicacies: FRE*H SAi.MON. CODFISH, m ac k kr el. sheep h e a d. halibut. trout, sea bass. hog fish, spots. black fi-h, Tailors, blue fish. lobsters, HARD and SOFT crab", CLAMS. 4c. Am! a constant supply of Florida Reef GREEN TURTLE, and those tin < ltr^e L>nnna\eii Uay SPICED OYsTERS <*11 persona will find it to their advantage togivem* aca.'l before going to market, as I hare ever* facility to sel! lower than can be had ill the city. All orders thankfully received and promptly de li vered to anj part of the city fr?*e of charge. Store. beweon 12th aud l*h atroou. north aide. His atay wilTbe abe^uUly Hmit*d to rim tw i dat? only. He out b? ctmaulUd for the trr?tno<?nt of ?!1 di*?**e* of THROAT, Ll'NGs, j?g iiwitThi' rf'Ly.'yt1*,' ?r **? ? *? ? of k.\LAROED TONSILS, hy iDlMtioaud *XtirytioB. Th?M operatioB* are performed without Ma or ineoDTemano*, and are nadily uhtniUmi to by vfy y?nn< children. j* i?-3t PH NOTICE. KR90N8 Deal roue of h* vi &| thatr children ?dOB G t. fcbore Mr. Kyoa'a jrooery TVrm ft Sir month. The term* ud the mMB*r la waiH I ey loach the ohildren, Blkl )t OM of the ?Mt d*. i *; rab.e aohootam the eity. j* ytw* u?mk-W1 C street, hetweeu loth *n?1 11th. je 16 lm T. >1. HAR VEV. Anient. Moore **s patent picket fence. Something Worthy the Attmiio* rf the Public i* Ei try State of the Union. Having perfect <1 the patent of the Ferce, %h ch we b*-lievo that we can demonstrate to the world of mankind to tte the most economical, desirable and substantial of any Fence ever invented, which Fencing we propose to exhimt with the workiug model on Monday. the ltth i<ist, and will lie eontinucd ten Hays, at the Auction Rooms of A. Gieii No. 326 Seventh street, corner of D. at from 4 to 7 o'clock p. m. M?Miit>er8 of Coneress.sentlemen v*i?iH???k? and the public in finer*! are verjr respectfully in vited t attend the exhibition. We are pr-rared to Mil Patent! to an\ State, Territory, county, or fractional pa ta of States. and we tiatter ourtelv-e* that ?fricultnri?t?. machinist*, and all acicntific nenKeuien will concur with na that the Patent Picket Fenoe ia the one thing needed. Coine and ?ae. MOORE * KELLY, Patent***. i OltCEN? je 15-3t Agent for the aale ot Patent*. CARD" DR ROBERT HUNTER. <Or New Yo?i.| Pkvsicimmfor and Operator on all Aftctumm nf tkt Throat, Lrnmgt and Htart. DR. HUNTER will n*wt hit pat:en*a in Wa*h infton on riiday and gatnwU? uaxt, 15th a*id iM June, at Mr*. Vom ?. Pa. avanue.over the Jaw?ir? THE LATEST NEWS TELEGRAPHIC. CmtsmUi ?f Ibf NttUial Qurntlif kaaitarr AmrUtlw Bo?tok, June 14 ?The fourth annual ??*? tlon of the National Quarantine and Sw ttry Ae aoclatlon coiiwnrt here to-day About 900 dele gatee, Including many of tbe meet prominent Bhya'clans of thia country, were preee ?t D' IcLaren. of the t'. 9 Am y, la present by Aire tion of th<- Secretary of War The Convention organised by the election of Dr Jacob Bigelow. or Boston. president, thirteen vice presidents, and four secretaries l/pon taking the chair. Or Bigelow made e brief address speaking of the f rent benefit that had been derived from previous conventions In their having shown that yellow fever waa net rnnt*n </\ne etvJ ? ' ? ^ aua Uiruwing mum llgBI upon other diseases Thl? afternoon, bualness eoantttN vu appointed, with Dr Jno H ttrlscom, of New Y?'k. a> chairman The subject of the cattle diaeear la this and other States waa brought before the convention, ind referred to the business committee A resolution waa presented by Df Ssvre. of New York. recommending the State Legislatures to paaa lawa regulating the tale of poiaoaoua drugs. adopted, after dlacuaaion Illlaeta DraaaeraUc laarratiaa Chicago. June 14.?The Democratic State Coavention for the nomination of State officers and Presidential elector* met at Spriagfteld yesterday. The ConTentlon waa large aad harmonious Fverv county but Calhoun waa represented The following nominations were made h or Governor, James C Allen; Lieut Governor. Lewis C. Ross, Secretary of State. H C Cambell, Auditor. Bernard Arienzeln; Treaaurer. Hugh M.the ; ?nper intendeut of Public Instruction, Dr Roe; Elat tora at I*arge, J L 1) Morrison aud tv H Cuahman Revolutions endorsing the action of tt>? llllnola delegates to the Charleston Convent*. n and repeating tbe expression of the unanimous wish of tbe Democracy of llllnola for tbe aonlnation of Mr Donglaa at Baltimore, were adopted < eaaectlcat Politics Niw H a vi.\ ,Jur.e 14 ?An entbualaatlc Douglaa meeting waa held In thl* city this eeenTnc Thos Lawton. editor of the Dally News, was . v .4 - - u - " * ^ ? . L-u I UI.11I. nun Jir MV1MU2D, H MlnOCMtt. Hon Tboinas C Field*, of >ew Ycrk. D M. Mead Ksa , of Greenwich, and Jamee Gallon*, Fsq , of New Haven were the speakers Thi? latter waa very severe upon Hon C M Ingeraoll for bis course n the Charleston Convention The meeting pasted resolution*, thanking the delegates from this State who bed supported Mr. Douglas at Charleston, and requesting the* to render the same support to him at Baltimore The Hew Yerk State tiiterlal tad Typegraphical Association Bctfalo,June 15 ?This body is now holding its annual convention here The literary eaer rises at 9t James Hall, last evening, were of an interesting character The address was delivered by Samuel Williams, of Utlca Samuel Williams of the Utlca Herald, was elected President of the sasoclatlon for the ensuing year The members take a pleasure trip oe the river this afternoon. Ajd far the Sufferers Chica&o, June 14 ?A concert was given last nlgbt st the Republican Wigwam, for tbs benefit of the sufferers by the late tornado In Iowa It was a splendid affair. The hall was crowded to its utmost capacity, probably not less tban le.000 persons being (n attendance Tbe subacrlptlons I thili far tO0?th#r urlth (h? tAr^inla cert, amount to about 95,000 r Drath ( H*n J?ha Galbralth. Eats. Pa .June 15?Hon John Galbralth. an timnnbfr of Congreaa. and prealdia? Judge of th? Sixth Judicial District of Pennsylvania, died suddenly at bit residence In tbia city this morn 'ng . i*rl?n Arndeat Sasdi-skv. Ohio, Jose 14 ?Tbe balcony to West i Hotel fell tbls morning, while crowded with people to witness tbe firemen's parade. Injuring a dozen persons Nobodv waa BtUed The Case of (sriisai ti Shaw. St. Louis, June 14.?Judge Reber. in tbe Court of Common Pleas, this afternoon, overruled tbe motion for a new trial of tbe caM of CarsOng Shaw Departure ef tbe Great Latter a Probably Postponed Niw Yoik, June lfl.?A reliable autbor?Jvoav? taat tbe Oreat Laatern would not leave Europe until tbe 21at. MeTrmtnti ef the Japaaeee. Philadelphia, June 18.?The Japanese left for New York thia morning Alexandria Market*. Al*xahd*ia, June 18?Flour?Family M SOa 7 75: extra #5 75*0 12: auper &5 50*5 82 Wheat ?white, fair to good. *1.33a*l 44; red 91 Ua *134. Corn?white 6?a7)ic.; yellow 7<Ua?*e. Rye *Jah3e. Oat* 3b?46c Corn Meal TOaPOc per huah?l Ttn.nthv ?v sitekt .VI- rUvo 4a> *5 50; Fl*iif?d SI 3uai 46. Prov.sioaa? Butter, roll. 18&20e ; Baron l(tc ; Pork t?s7 SO ; Lara Ittal 2c. W hlsky 24a3oc. A?w York Market* New Yoke. June 1? ?Flour it heavy; price? are unchanged Wheat it heavy; white western SI "?a*l 40 Cora is drooping; m:*ed (tt?C4^c Provision* are quiet. Wfciaky is drooping at *?*c JW heeler X Wilsons UNRIVALED FAMILY SEWING MACHINES! Decidedly the most Popular And most Perfact Machine* in the market! Making the "Look SUtoh" Alike on both side* AT ALL PR ICES? FROM $40 TO #100. With Full Inmcrmni, Both Printed an J Vert*;, Gtren Free of Charge. At tha Home of the Purchaser. n m o w* m r. J. BlEEn, AGMNT, je7-eo2w No. S?vkwt? St???T. JMPORTANT TO HOU^EREErERB. E. K DURREE k CO.'t* ELECT SFICBB. SutruM Mtjalr ABSOLUTELY AND PERFECTLY PURE, but (round from fresh Spioee, tnd ceaned by n? exp'euly for the pnrpoee withoet reference to oo?t. They are beautifully paoked is tinfoil, (lined with paper,! to prevent injury b* keeping, and ar? tall weirht, while tte ordinary croana Spices are airaoat invariably short. '.V? warrant ttiein. in pou t of itrercth aud richneea at flaror. BEYOND ALL COMPARISON, ae a eincle t/ia: will abundantly prora. Manufactured onJy t* E. R. DL'RKEE A CO., f?? 1?1 Vwrfc. SILVER PLATED BUTTER COOLERS? The oh?apest in thi? oit*. I have iu?t r*oeiv*4 a large lot, wluoh 1 wi.l ? !! off at rarr iow pnoe?. je4 H. O. h(K)D.1S8 Pa. av. A WM. T. DOVE 4 CO. /IRE Now preaaiel W> ex route any ortiara with which the* be favored m the PLUMBING, GAR OJI SjEAM FITTING fI3- Store on 9th atreot. (kw doora north of Pa. avenue, where mar be fcuo'l a o??i?i?te a?*ortv?er( of CH aN DELI KRS and other GAS. STEAM a?d WATER FIXTURES >a?T It PLAIN ANI^(VNA^E$4AL?O? imt j W??VLAj3Cfl^Aa?J3 tT?S _ -al j . > _ ?ml - A -a * - BTt'liUe. ?' UU luur, ltn?w?w IWW1 nie etrwue ;rMiw n?w. IB o >mp]?tt? ordtr. and '??J *w?.rri m d true ud ouoip ft? wall 4 barnard. jf & Asot'ritnd ConmiMiori Mrrotontt Wood! wood!! woods! stove mm! kindling tiw loww* ""* t. j. ? w m. gai t *sa Pa av., b?vMii nth tad mi ?u.. m* rr tf north GILVEE PLATED O ICE PITCHSUb I bara JO?t rwfu-?<lft tare* MoT<rmry Iiu'-oim (new tyleet ICE PITCH ?Vs. Uiat I wiUmglS k"I1 at inch lover price* tl*<i tHay eto bo?jht for at Mir ot>.#r *-rsWiiekwe<is 5STCall and m*. at MS Pa areas*. W ia? ' OlOOP. w ? ?? *XK.c ?4 L 889 Pa. A*., B rrw. lira at l*r? Mr*.. North m<m. _ MUlag. W?rf T*tEa&if84lut,J? * w"' SCM.MFR FIATSMd CAPS u ftiwadftoM, at , 3S8SW&&s"T"',' N-tr

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