Newspaper of Evening Star, January 8, 1862, Page 3

Newspaper of Evening Star dated January 8, 1862 Page 3
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< ' r* LOCAL NEWS.~1 None*.?AfWr having for mmay yean printed the llata of letters remaining uncalled for in the poet office of this city, (under the lav authoring their puhUcatloa la tha ae*?paper having the lareect circulation within the oeual delivery of tbe of&ce,) tbe proprietor of the Star has at length felt compelled to decline their further Insertion, because of the great (pace they have come to occupy, and of the fact that for moatha past he has been forced to lay over on each occasion, when printing tbe lists, advertisements the Insertion of which would have paid at least double as much as tLe law allowed him for the letter list: In addition to this positive pecuniary loss by inortinn linm thoM lists have come to be as large as the New York city letter lists, they bare entirely?on tbe day on which they w?re printed -defeated his purpose of asking the Star always a iww>psf<r-orwi being Its well-known speciality. Anrs?BitTs To-Nibht. Thiatkb ?1' Tb? Heir at Law" and a rich ffcrce to-night. John E. Owens In both. Odd Fellows' Hall ? Alleganlans and Swlaa Bell Ringers. Tbe entire company?Miss Carrie Hiffert, Miss Maria Bonlard, and Messrs. J. M. Boulard, A Bedgewlck and G Galloway?appear In their choicest aelafiions of ballads, songs, mel^ "'I ?1 errand mndral untprUln. meat All muaTc-lovore should improve this the last opportunity of bearing the Alleganlans cixtuivit Hall.?The crowded booses of the Canterbury nigbtlv attest the popularity of this ? favorite company To-night, an original programme of oddities, with Harrison, Ward, Parker, Miss Emma Miles, Frank Lafoll* and all the old favorites Kim'* Ampithiatii?Tbe rush to see Dan Rice aad the other celebrities at this favorite place of amusement continue* unabated, and hundreds are turned away nightly, unable to find seats or even standing room. This afternoon and to-night a splendid bill of equestrian, acrobatic and rib-tickling performance*. Roskktual's Academy or Music continues to be thronged day and night. The house is open for visitors from early in the morning until halfKt p m., and at 3 o'clock In the afternoon a free concert Is commenced, led off by soch performers as Messrs. Brandeis and Hehl, on the violin and piano Pretty and tidy walterssses dispense Rosenthal's excellent refreshments to the customers; and officers are always in attendance insuring perfect order. Chbistt's ?The New Opera House, still tkt rnnrt of th? ftin.lrnrlnu nuhllr.. la rrsmmcH pvurv night with the largest and moat fashionableaudiences, largely composed of Indies and families. Go see the rich skating acene in "New Year's Calls," to-night. omrhahs' Cor*t, ybstkxdat.?Thr Barest Case, asaix.?Daring the examination of witnesses in the Barney ease before the Orphans' Court (Judge Parcel!), It will be recollected that Mr. Roach, then Register of Wills, was ill, and unable to attend the sittings of the court, which was thus without a clerk. This being the case, it was agreed that the counsel should keep a record of the evidence in the case. The testimony of each witness was accordingly written down by Mr. Fendall, of counsel for petitioner, and Mr. DaTldge, of counsel for respondent. The record kept by Mr. Dsvidge was read over to each witness, for correction, and was thus considered the .1.1 ? ..J WWT*. AS a M _ _ ? onciai recoru vv oen me cvmrnce was cioaea and tbe arguments concluded in November last, the Court requested counsel to fnrnisb for Its examination a list of tbe authorities cited, and a certified copy of the record. The record was not brought into court until yesterday Yesterday morning there appeared in court Messr* Fendall and Blount, counsel for petitioner, and Messrs. Davldge and Winder, counsel for respondent Judge Pureell stated that he bad been called on by counsel several times, to know If he had made a decision In tbe case; but it was Impossible for him to decide without an examination of the evidence. and a certtfird copy of the record had not been furnished him, according to agreement He waa anxious to elcse tbe case, but the Court w&a not responsible for tbe delay Mr. rtnwltUttd that be had examined a copy of the original record kept by Mr Davidge. which copy wm? prepared for the coart by Mr Winder, and that he found therein several omiaaions. He found that the evidence of one witness (Dr. John on) waa omitted entirely. He could not therefore certify to the copy. He had Interlined the omissions, and If thee jrrectlona were made would cerr'ff to It. After tome discission, in which the counsel on each side disclaimed any intention to delay the case, It was agreed to compare the records at once and come to an understanding If possible. Counsel then engaged in the work of correction, and after aome time an agreement wasfcrrlved at. No objection was of courae made to the addition of ?K? rv. * a I i . ja * IIK CTIUCIRCUI VI. JUUUWII lUIttTCIieOUV ICIIOUI. Mmri Davldge and Winder then certified to the correctness of the copy with the addition, and without other corrections. Mr. Fendall certified to its correctors* ten A his imUrlmtations. [The discrepancies. It la stated, are merely verbal, and do not materially effect the evidence.] Mr Fendall then stated that be bad received from France, and now presented for the consideration of the Court, the French record, properly authenticated. [This is the record of the proceedings for a separation of Mr and Mrs Barney before the French tribunals, objected to and ruled out during the progress of the case because it was not properly authenticated ] Mr. Davldge objected to re-opening the caae, and aald that If the door was again opened he would call to the stand Dr. Blgelow, of Paris, Mr. Barney's family physician, who was now * *- St Jit - a ? - urre 10 aocrcoii uw enaence 01 Aiexanarine Parfalt Mr. Fendall said If tbe gentleman would a lata what be expected to prove by Or. Blgelow, be would not perbape object to tbe Introduction of bta testimony Mr. Dav.d^e said be objected to any reopening of tbe eaae. Tbe Court aald It would bold tbe matter of tbe French record under advisement until Saturday next, wblcb cloeed tbe proceedinga. [Whilethe counsel in tbls caae were compering notee, counsel In another long con tea ted caae?all about a hair trunk?were examining witneaaes at tbe right of tbe Judge, wbo was at tbe seme time deciding ordinary easrs of administration, Ac., u tbey were presented } cnmtaal Cocbt?Yesterday, Peter O' i>?y, Tboi. Monoghue. Dennis O'Keefe, Thca Saundera and Merris Quintan, indicted for participating in a riot at 8 warn poodle on tbe 3d alt , were tried and tbe case given to tbe jary. Wm Dent, free negro, indicted for tbe larceny of various article* of clothing, valued at S30, from Kdwd Bebb, on tbe 24tb of September laat, was foand guilty, snd sentenced to one year and alx month# imprisonment in tbe penitentiary. Tbe grand Jury brought into court a number of pr?entmenta, tbe reenlT of tbe day'a deliberations, wHivu "viv ??w ?wi luuma A uc grana jury was then discharged until Monday next for tk? rcnom stated below. The jury la the Swam poodle riot case had not NtnrMd a verdict at the usual hour of sdjournmeat, and It was therefore ordered that when they agreed they should seal up their Terdlet, to be opened at the next meeting of the court. Judge Crawford addressed the petit jurors In court, stating that he was In hourly expectation of hearing of the death ef one of hi* *rs ad-children, who was very til, and that two tthers were sick- Under these circumstances, they (the jurym?a) were dismissed until Monday next, [it will be recollected that court was adjourned orer a abort time since oa account of the death of one of the Judge's grandchildren, and the ffcmlly has been aStcted with eeottaoed Ulaeas amongst IU ?- ' 11 I. I.IJ ? 1 < - rtol . Court *w tdjou'Dfd until Monday morning a?xt at II o'clock. T?a Wbmit Wi??Amotker Coup.?TboM who are familiar with the criminal docket daring the last veer know well that the crimes of murder, rape, amolt and battery, k,c., now so com too la this locality, are, la ninety-aloe cases oat el a hundred, the result of excessive Indulgence la latoxlcatlag drinks, especially after night-fall, when the darkness affords a cover fsr the perpetration of eell deeds Judge Crawford, In passing sestsnes asss eftnlwli this u?i? ?r b?i had oecaaloa to allude to the matter repeatedly, aad baa enunciated aaatlment* which ahow hi* conYlctlooa of the need of reform la thl* ea?till pot at. The facta aU ted apply particularly to aetdiera, aa hardly one haa been arrairaed before the court wboaa mtacoodnct could aot be tracad to Intemperance The military author!tie* have taken the matter la haad, and the Pro root Guard, with cemme adable promptneaa aad rigilaaea, are aaforclng the general order* la relation to drlaklatf aaloona N ht bofore laat, at a late hoar, a detachment of the guard paid a elatt to Sprtacnu'i leataiiraat, oa the aw***, near Third t-rert * nd eontarated from SI ,300 to tl.OM worth of liquor* which, altogether, rood, bad and Indtflbmt, waa poured upon taa ground. The proprietor, u. A SpnagaMa, wee taken Into custody, u4 we brlieee la etill uudrr arreet The mm algkt, inothr restaurant oa the aquare below, kep> by Jco Plats, was visited, and a libation of all the aidotit ta be hoooe poured out as a aeerttee la tbe canoe of good order. <'eitsal Qtabdhoc*! ? No eaae* docketed at tbls atatsou lest ui*bt, which Is coaetdered sa a good alga of ret oral af qalet. May It eoatlaae. Mivttkg o? thi Uhitid Statu Aoiicultukal Society?This rooming the tenth snnnal meeting of the United States Aerlcultaral Society was held at the Smithsonian. This Society was founded In Jnne, 1832. by a National Agricultural Convention, (nailed by the direction of twelve State Agricultural Associations.)at which there were present 139 delegates, representing 93 States and Territories, and was Incorporated by Congress April 15th, 1360. Since Its organisation it has been in active oDeratlon. fnrnlshlilff yearly gratifying evidence of growing prosperity and usefulness Annual exhlbitlona bare been held at Springfield, Masa : Springfield, Ohio; Boston, Mass ; Philadelphia, Pa ; Louisville, Ky ; Richmond, Kv ; and Chicago, III., each proving self-sustaining, the recelpta meeting the dliburaementa of a p war da of S4S0 U00 for prem*ums and expenses In connection with this Society there have been establlahed a Secretary's office, library and read, lng room on Pennsylvania avenue, the latter well supplied with Interesting and Important agricultural newspapers, periodicals, and statistics. *T?1 - ah. i J a V J1.4 At 41 i lie ponucai aiHcrencrs now umracwiij; mc country have not affected the membership of the Society, th? Secretary having received letters from membera in the acceded States expressing con tinned interest in the success and welfare of the organization, and regret at their inability to attend its annual meeting. The Society waa called to order to-dar by the President, Mr. W B. Hubbard, of Columbus. Ohio, and in the absence of a quorum adjourned until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. Among those present were Hon. Mr. Lovejoy, of 111.: Mr. Bvlngton, of Iowa; Mr. Arny, of New Mexico; Mr. Calvert, of Md ; Mr Smyth, nf V H Mr nf Pa \fr Rnlllvnn nf t ? M f t ? V T? ?vu I 1 a | 1'AI -> ? ? * 7 Ohio; and the Commissioner of Public Buildings, B. B. French, Esq., of this city. Mbitins or thi Boaxd or T*b*ti*? or Pralic Schools.?At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of Public Schools, held In the Aldermen's chamber yesterday afternoon, the Mayor presiding, the committee appointed at the last meeting to examino the accounts of the Mr. Harbaugh, the late treasurer of the board, reported that they had found the said accounts correct, and that they found In his hands a balance of S40 68, which had been transferred to J Sessford, jr., the present treasurer, with the books and paper* belonging to the office. Mr. Walsh presented a letter from Mr. Anthony Hyde, of Gorgetown, In reference to physical development, accompanied by a copv of Lewis' New Gymnastics, a Boston journal, and moved that It be referred to a committee of one from each school district, to report on the subject of physical education at the next meeting of the board. The Chair appointed on said committee Messrs. Miller, Wilson. Ellis and Wight A resolution that no extension of the regular holidays, as prescribed by the rules, shall be allowed without the sanction of the board was debated, and rejected by a vote of 5 to 5. Adjourned. Rv* Urn.?Yesterday afternoon, a hack passed along Pennsylvania avenue, in the Fourth wsrd, driven at an unlawful rate by a colored man named W. O. Thomas Two gay young females w?re seated in the coach enjoying the speed of the team. One of the sentlnsls on the avenue started to stop the driver, but before he could do so. the horses came In contact with Mr. H. A. Olcutt and knocked him down, bruising but not seriously Injuring him. The driver was arrested, and this morning It was shown before Justice Walter that he was driving furiously, drunk, and his coach was without a number. Mr. Olcctt did n?t desire to send the case to court, and Justice Walter ordered Thomas to pay a line and costs of S1'2 17. and Imued a warrant for the nurn?r of the coach for running the same without a number. Thxiblk Accisxnt from Camfhknb ?Last night, Elizabeth Moulton, a colored servant in the family of Mr. Barrow Frere, on D near Tenth st. south, whilst engaged In filling a lamp, near a stove, from a can ofcamphene, accidentally spiUed a few drop* on the fire, which caused an explosion of the liquid in the can, and In an Instant the woman was enveloped in flame*, in h?r terror, she ran to her mistress for aid, and the flames communicated to the clothing of Mrs Frere, who tried but did not succeed in extinguishing the flames, and was badly burned In the attempt. A son of Mrs. F , trying to rescue his mother, had his hands and arm* badly burned. The colored woman ran Into the street, and fell; a gentleman near came to her relief, and wrapping bis shawl | about her, carried her back into the house. It is feared that her injuries will prove fatal. Till NZW YORK TWENTY-SIXTH. Fokt Ellsworth, Va , Jan 7, 1NV2?E liter Star: The officers of the 26th regiment of New York ?ave a hall at lh? Mull t la?t night Sevenl ladies and tjenilemen of Washington and Utica, N. V., were present, and several officers of General Franklin's division. Everything passed off finely, and the dancing | was kept up until the early hours of morning. Music by the regiment band The weather is cold here, with some two inche* of snow oa the ground. Richard*;. Charge or Horse Stealis?.?Last nigh', a young man named Thou Rock wan arrested by tho CAnrth W?rH P?t?A> man nvutn ?? - ? ? - - - " "J""1' " "(iH.IUII U1 being concerned in the larceny of a borae belonging to Surgeon Laughran. The borae waa taken from the front of J 3 Topham'a atore, on Seventh street and the partlea were traced aa far aa the 11 rat toll gate. Rock waa taken before Juttlce Donn and committed to jail for further bearing; bat subsequently gave bail for hia appearance for a hearing. Fourth Ward Station Casks? Be/ore Justice Walter.?Thomas lMscoll, drunk and disorderly: 8L1. C. W. CamDta*ll. A\oa\na a onli?> contrary to law; dismissed Mrs Mary Perkins, profanity; fined S3 56 John Galloway, drank and disorderly; dismissed Henry Fisher, do ; dismissed Bridget McCsllagatt, profanity; fined f 1 58. Henry Midderman, charged with swindling; dismissed W. G. Thomas, fast driving, fined ?l-2 17. Ds. Laughras's Horse Recovered?This morning two small boys carried Dr. Laughran's horse to the Central Guardhouse, and delivered the animal to Sergeant Glttings. They nay they saw the advertisement in yesterday's Star, and In accordance with the directions in the paper, brought them to the station The officers are close upon the trail of the thief, though he has not been arrested Trial o? Fire Pl?t?s ?We are Informed that on to-morrow at 2 o'clock p. m, there will be an exhibition and trial of the efficiency of the Meigs #PA nl nor whlrh hm hMin vUnalvolv K?? the Corporation. The Intersection of Twelfth and E s'reets, just in rear of the Klrkwood House, it the point selected for the experiments, which we have no doubt will be very interesting and useful. Covtvtikxaxdxd?Since Monday last quite a number of coats of the military cut and color, which were worn by persons not in the service, have changed color and shed buttons Yesterday the mnde of disrobing the unauthorized wearers of military clothe* cauaed some mirth on the avenue The order for the disrobing of such persons by the sentinels has been countermanded, we hear. W m r At v (h* A tl?n t i rtrt tsf nur ra?siovi /> tka A vertlsement of the Overland Oyster Express Company. ThU enterprising company baa undoubtedly tome of the finest and fattest oysters tbat come to tbis market. Private families will find It to their Interest to try them. A Niw Stack Lis*.?We are glad to learn tbat a line of stages Is to be put upon tbe route between tbls city and Fall's Church, to leave the Franklin Hoase (corner of Eight snd D streets) every afternoon at three o'clock Returning, leave Fall'* Church at eight o'clock. t Diakkhcra asd Dtsbstket will decimate the Voluntaer* far more than the bullets of the enemy; therefore, let every man see to It, that he carries with him a full supply of Hollowav >s Pills. Their use In India and th? Crimea saved thousands of the British soldier*. Only 45 cents per box. 213 MARTHA K. HITCHCOCK, both of WMhingtoo, D. C. * [Baltimore. New York ud Fradeneksbvrf ptperi plMtaoopy.) ? <?! Mlfi 1b this oity. January 7th. Rer. HENRY H. DtTVI L'D . .^1 CI A. A Kd devoted ; u a Christian, oonsistest; M a huind and fat' er, kind and affnotionate ; as a man. t>oneet and prompt with hi< follow man. H? lived to adorn his Christian profession, aad hit death is lamented by all who knsw him. His fanaral will take piaoe from the First Co'orfd Basnet Chnrok, oorner 19th and 1 streets, on Tharsday at 2 o'oloek ?. m. His friends and tela ti ree are invited to attend, witho at farther notioe. On the morning of the Ttn instant. Est. H fcN B Y H BU l'LER, aged 63, in the hope of a blissful immortality beyond the grave. Asleep in Je*us! O. h?w sweet To be for saah a Barer meet. Wita holy oonfidane* to ting That Death tuu lo?t hia rtoonM tine ! Tha ftianda of <h? d?o?*aad *r? re?MOlfnlly in nt a to attend hta funeral, from tka 19 h itiMt Baptist Cbaroh, to moriow (TharadAy> u 2 o'ol'k. Nnkw millinery. UW On hand and constantly receiving new lupfiiNof WirxTbR BONINKI ?,eonpri>-^K mgtkorewoat ana moat d*air?ble niiw ol^Kp th* HUTCHINSON * MUNRO'S^C Kanoy Store, 310 Paqn. avenue, tetween Mb and l''th aUMto, wi.ere Mih Tboiupaoo la prepared to MNib prawptly all order* left with bar. Alao. iuat rr?eived,a new supply of HMd Dressaa, Artihcial flowers, Pettliera, *.o., to wkioh wa invite the attention of tko ladiee. aa It LADIKK', GKNTLPSMF.N'S AND CHIL UKb.X'8 FURNISHING GO<>DS, UNOKK fABMKNTS.Gl.OVKSL HOSIfcRl*. HAND fcR< HiEFS, SCARPS TIfe.8, CRAVAT*, LINEN COLLARS, SHIRTS, Ac , ko. . THOMPSON, nuder Brown i, 49 m ?. A. Lata 4 Co.'t M?rbl? H?U 8uui. j WANTS. WANTED?Tv> CHAMBERMAIDS. Apply at the Ebtitt Howe. It* A RESPECTABLE MIDDLE AOKD LADY dMirea a itMtion m 9 *t? MtnutrNi or WAut?lrMM* AAnr**m Pnat UoT f ifi. H* WANTED?At 399 L etreet. between 14th and 15th. two WOMEN?o e a* oook. the other aa general hot*an>aidi s'areeor German preferred. BOY w ANTED, ahoat 16 rears of ace, aa liouae eenrant, and occasionally to drirs a car tage. A poly at 133 Washington street, Georgetown ; or at this offioo. ja 8-3 * C'Onrk WILL BE PAID by the advertiser te C>?UUany person of mfluer.oe who will assist him to seoure an appointraest as assistant piymas... .. .V. *1- .'fO?w Vnrfc ? StJir Of. IU 1119 i^DTJl AUUICB* ? ?-- - . fios. It* WANTED TO RENT-A mall HOU9E wit* ?? f^ur or aix rooms. Any one having iwli a one will h?ar of agood tenant by addressing H. J. D the Btar Oflf'a. . J* ? ft* ASETTf.ED AMERICAN WOMAN With* a >it?aMcn in a amsl' family ae oook and toai iatin general hoaaework, without w?ahing ; can give good reoommf nda'iona. Address Box No- 12, at Star Offioe. It* WANTED?A GIRL to oook, waah and iron for a family of two persona. None nMd Apply who <*annot o"me well reoommended : aooh an one will have the o<>mforta of a home and fair wacee. Apply at 421 Eleventh atreet, between G And H. j> 8 nuMTun lUHcniiTirv ?uul 1/1/ 11 1 Li 1/ J 1U 111 LJl'lO * I w ? ?' ?VW?? PaNTAI,0<>N HANDfe. Nod? other* need apply. E. OWKN, 966 Pa.av. ja7 8t* ll/ANTED-A uioo middle ace ottoupb WO" MEN, ?o do the work ofa ama.l family. Apply at No. 491 6'h street, between K and D street ja 7_2t* WANTED?A l*Tf handsome famished ornnm furnished HOUSE in the western part of the city, for a desirable tenant. Address "Honse " Star Office. ja 7 3'.* f^OOK WANTfcU ?A firat-rat* Cook oan find v-/ a situation hy applying immediately at S29 New York avenue. between 0*h and 10th at? ?10 per month will be pMd. ja7 3t* \\T ANTED? By a respectable ci'l, a permanent ' * HOME, to do ehamberwori and plai" Bowing. Can hnn -good references. Apply to 399 H street, between 9th and V'th. ja 7-2t* A gentleman of neat anu quiet h*bitg, wwhes permanent board in a senteel private lamily, where ho o*n enjoy the comforts of a home. A New Eiulaad family prefered- Address Pogt Offioe Bo? No. ja7 3t? WANTED?A younc and hea'thv WET NURSE for a ohild 2 mnn'bs old. None need apoiy without beinj well reoominended. App y to 454 Sixth at. ja6 3t* %VANTEI>?An energetic BUSINESS vv MAN may he\r of employment by applying to JOHNSON, FRY A CO.. 4T6 Seventh ft. j?6 6t? II7ANTED-A BOY. Wanted, Books. Old " Doonments. Old Papers, old Coins. Libraries purchased. Letters. Autocraph*. Ac. Over the Ban* of Waahin<?on, where I hav? removed mr stock of Booke and will '.are them for sale. IP.OHO Government Book*, Reports, Ac. Cheap Book* for ?edlar?. Ja6-flt? ALFRED HUNTER. A YOU NO MAN of good eduoation. enter piling; and induatriou*, desirea EMPLOYMENT at tome reapeotable busineas, in any oap?oitr that he oould ma<? himee'f useful. Hm a praotioal koowledf" of architecture and f nildinc, and would therefore prefer a situation %a draunhtaman or olerk of works. Address "J. M. S oare of \V. Stewart, Post Oilioe. j a 6-3t* 1*7AN TED.?A WOMAN to oook. wash and ? iron for a small family. 6?nd references or recommendation* required; onn? need applv without ihem. Inquire at No. 494 Est, bet. 5th and 6th. ja 4 tf WANTED TO R KNT?< Unfnrnish'd) either a small, *enteei HOUSE of five or six rooms, or four Rooms of a hou*e, with convenience for cooking, and two rooms for servants.?location to be between C and H a reets and 14th and 8th sts by a pnrotua) tenant. Please address notes to "W.,1'Star Office. j\4 lw II7ANTED-In a drnc store, a YOUTH between '* lb and 20 years of aee. Candidates must give satisfactory referenc s as to qualifications and character. The preference will be fives to one who lias been eneajed in the drnr business six or twelve months. Address "A B C,' \Vaehin*ton City Post uttice. js 1 lm* WANTED IMMEDIATELY, at the U. S. Navy Yard, Washington, a number of LANDSMEN. de36 Im W ANTED?Every person to know that i am in th? market, ready to p&y cash for all articles in tt:e hnuspfuruiRnint line. Those leaving trie city, or having a surplus, will do well to call. K. BUOHLY, 428 Seventh ?t.,between 6 and H ?t?., ( -ast side,) Dealer in New ?nd Second-hand FurmtnrA. rtr? 1C WANTED? TAILOKS, 7Vt/Z.OKS.-50 Tailors competent to work on military goods. Apply G. Wail.St^phmi ft Oo.'i. ae25 WANTED?We are now bnyinr SECOnTT HAND FURNITURE, STOVES and bedding, for whioli we are paying the highest cash prices. Families (leclicinj, housekeep.. ;, or having a surplus of furniture, will find it to tbeir adt&n>age to give us a nail. II/1MT7 V CU I L'V'TU VI * ft 04 (V UI%*f III JLft | Je 13-tf Mo. 3b9 7th st.. betw. 1 ana K its. BOARDING. TWO OR FOUR PKRSONS CAN BIS AOconsmodated with Board in a private family, on Capitol Hiil. Inquire at McPHERSON'S droj tore, Capitol Hill. ja8 St* 4 8. WERTHEIMER k. CO.. ACA tO& No. 462 and 464 Skvxhth St., tcO-x Opposite the Post Offer their a took of WINES, BRANDIES, GINS, CORDIALS,eto..also their large assortment of SE6ARS, TOBACCO, t ANCY GOODS, etc., for sale at Wholesale Prioes. They keep ooustautlr on hand fine PHILADELPHIA CREAM ALE, in kefs and bottles, for bars or family use The publio in general are requested to give them a oall and examine their splendid stock of g<v>ds. _ 8 WERTHEIMER & CO, 463 and 464 Seventh street. de 21-3m oppo. Post Offioe |MPORTAN T T O LADIES. The subscribers have opened the store No. 16

Market Space. Pa av. bet. 8th and Mh at*, aaafirat olaaa Laoe and Fanoy Dreaa Cap Depot. oonosting in part of Point d'Alenoon. Applique Meoklen ana Valencienne* Laos, suon as Collars, Sleevea, Handkerchiefs, Capes Flouncing, Caps, Caps, Coiffures, and made up gooda of the finest quality, and at New York price*. COHEN & DU8SF.LDORP, from New York. N. B.?All aorta of Laoc* washed, mended, and done up equal to snort notioe. deSS-lm* Hi Military Boots ?it 111 AT W H OLE SALE. FBI We hare bow in stre? U> oases Calf Stitohed Enamel Leg Boota, 2? " Grain " *2 inoh 4" M " Quilted Bot. L. L. *' SO " ' Cavalr/ at inoli " ISO * ? heavyaoab.Bole 16al8 mob" ? " Calf " 16 inoh " A A ?? >4- v.. n ?_ r? ..I aw, m TariotT 01 uwi viu rv19 duuib, n J? mu Vouthe' Boots, and Ladies' Balmorals J. T. WHITEHOU9E, No. 16 Market Hpaoe, de 28 lm* Penn. & .. between 8th and 3th ?? OLD MADEIRA. SHERRY AND PORT WINKS. Import ?d and Bolt ltd by W, S. Corvrin t Co., N- Y Wanderer Madeira, bottied 1832. K eeerve M " 1840, Boat* Bide " 1844, Imperial Sherry. " 184", Burmerster Port, " 1840, Harmon v " " 1844, * ImjM White - " 1840 For aale by WM. CORWIN BUR6Y, S*T Pennsylvaniaavenne, de 30 Entranoe on Sixth at. CLOSING OUT BALE OF FIRST QUALITY (No. 1?NEW YORK BUTTER.?The uu dersigned have on hand, in kegs of different aiiea, 2,m<0 pounds of beet New York Batte', whieh they will sell extremely low. to nlnsa it out. It will m to the interMtof all purohaser? to call prompt!? at the store of F. B. HASTINGS & CO., under Phiiharmonio Hail, Penn. avenue, near oorner ol Elev?stb at., next aoor adjoining the Star Office. dea lot rjLOVKB BUCKSKIN0 OL OVES, MILITARY AUNTLETS, AWL RUBBER HATS. A large assortment for Hie at _ defc-Tro wfeVMOITR'S. flunrntowa. I WATCHES-WATCHES' HERESY Take pleaeure la informing tbe publio of my return to my old stand at W. Von', Iv Pa. aronne, between 13th and 13th streets g7sJ Having enjoyed the reputation of being an ?x mkm. perienoed European Watobmaker. Iam now picpared to repair Chronometers and fine Watches at short notioe, warranted to five enure satisfaoion. JOS. KULINSK1 Persons desirous of obtaining Jewelry and Wa'ches, will find it to their aaYantace to examibe my exoeilent stoo?. All kinds of Hair Jewelry neatly and promptly exeeuted. de 31 8w W. VOM. 486 D oni. 486 ehoiee eeleotion of Ps?srhaiui*f s, Wiiantod liuiiiaafl Imitation Gold Bawd Window 8haie?, a;?o, Bnff, ^reen.snd Blae Holland, try the yard or Bd? into Window Shade.. Picture Cord bb<1 Tuaaa, different visas and oolora; Piotura Naila. Rioii, Bo ; a!?<> tha hai.cliiomeet a*aortm?nt if Oval ricure Frames is tha city, from IBs boat iiinoufactory n? tha oosutry; Blao, Psaseyartoata .VI Brtiolaa war i an tad aa represented, or no aate. Psrohaaing for sash, all good* will be sold at tha lowaat remunerative prices Allowing do old at<>ck to sseamaists, person* needing the above cooda will find new and dsairab?e si tioi*?. A o*U acbeiUtf. <U3fr-frrif? tdootVaboT* odd^Koij. w?' H?!il. 100 L.BS. of41rfc!urtfmrortSTon. ud of ^ B0ECH.LL. I J?? OOtMT IMh M. MM VMVIOftt ?T, LOST ANT* POOTP. Icder oijl^bg suitably rewarded by waTia# C5TR AYKD?A BORSEand WAGON.LMtm. C7 nine, from No. SOX Fern, avenue. Oarv_ the etlrtaiae of the wagon was painted T.TJ T. Mw'i #trre oondensod nilk, tec Bmall^^-*" bay Horae, b'ac* oovered Wagoa, with buffalo robe and horse blanket. Any information would hemitablv rewarded by ANTHONY BUCHl.Y, No- 303 Penn avenue It* LOST-Two MEMORANDUM BOOKS, ontaimnc Sutler's accounts and paaa, on tie war fr<?n Falls Churoh to Waah'srios. The icder will be suitabl* rewarded br learin* the same at the Franklin Bouse, ooraer of Eighth and Dito., or at the Qua'tornaster'e of the 21st rojiment New York volunteers, Upton Hill. ja8-3t* _ Kf.I FKRSUSON. District of Columbia, copwtt o? Washington, To-ie?<;?I hereby oer cv tify that Weifn B.Turner brought before me.asan e?tr?y.a bay HORSt- .aboat 14 hards high) a boot IS years old: blind in left ere; a little white on left kind ief; thin in flesh; considerably scarred by working in harnees Witness my hand a~d seal this Sth day of Jaaaajj, 18C2. THOMAS C. DONN, J. P. for Waahififton oounty, D. C The owner of the above described horse will oome forward, pro re property. pay oharces and take him away. WE8TON B. TURNER, Ja 3 at* Metropolitan Po ioe. fV^TRICT OF COLUMBIA, Cochty o? 1 " w a shi kg ton . To wit . ?I hereby per- cv tify that Henrietta Buete broncht before jLLA wwtA fKa snKrAriKar nna nf thft T mtinm OfkJa^-A I1IW. uv ?UI'r?| | I/VI f VM" *'l w www W? the Peace in and for Mid county, this 8:fi day of January, IMS, as a strvr. trespassing upon her enclosures, a Mf ht hay IIOR8E, about 14 hands high; having a white spot on his forehead; white fetlock cn the left hind leg. Given -jnder mr band. W. THOMPSON, J P. The owner of the above described horse te requested to provs property, pay oharges, and take him away. )*< ** \ AKEN UP AHTRAY?On Saturday morning, * a sorrel HORSE about six years old CV The owner is requested to 'ome forward, provs property, pay oharges, ar<i away. J. BKfcNNAN, ja 7 3t* Corner fc^oond act. H sts. ??TR*YED OR BTOLEN-From the City Hall on Mondyy evening,9th lnatant, aboat 7H o'olook. a amall My HORSE: white vL^Bk mark in h'a face, interfere in front Ha>1 ***-L on & new MeCleflan paddle, atirrupa oo^ered with enamelied leather. The bridle waa new and made of white leather. A cuitable reward will be if returned to the iu>>Boriber, or for auoh information ai will lead to their r ecu very. T EDW. CLARK, ia '-St* Va. av? bet. 9th and loth >ta eaat. ?<TOLEN-A fine black HORSE. 15>* handa C5 high; year* old; entirely biaok except fcv one bind foot, whioh waa white op to ank'e; T-.A the property ol Su'geon Looghran.of the^*^-*2ith Regiment N. V. S. M7. looat*d at Upton Hill, V*. Wag rto en while tied in front of the harnea* iitore of Jame<t S. Topham. on Seventh at., on yeaterday afternoon. He va* traced by hia owner np Seventh atreet aa far aa the firat toll fate, turning on the firat road to the right, after which a" trace a oou'd be had of him He had on when taken a military bridle leather halter atd aair of martinga'ea harrier l?Oie from hie neck. Any peraon having information of the bor?e will be amp'y rewarded by leaving it at the Polioe Headquartera, or at the ffioe 01 Brown'a Hotel. ja7 3t* r()*T OR STOLEN?From the Waahinrton j Depot. Saturday. January 4th,1962, aole leather TRUNK,medium aixa, marked with oard on one end, Geo. A. Parker; and also, a tag witb S. M Feltor. A lib3ral reward will be given by returnlng the game to Willard'a Hotel. jaS-3t LOST?On the Rockville turnpike, about two miles north of Georgetown, a GOLD PENCIL set intirquoi**, in the shape of a key. with a ?old wat"h key and small ohain attached. If IeA at JACKSON, BROTHER A Co's, opposite Browns' Hotel, a miitable reward will be given. ja 4 tf ? ^ REWARD.-'The store of th"?ubscrib*rs, on Seventh street, near Odd Fellows' Hall, having b*en robbed on the night of the 1st January. 1862. and Watches anr Jewelry to a large amount stolen, they will give $250 for the rieovery of the good*. and 95"> for the conviction of the thief or thieves. G. W. BKAY A Co , 516 Seventh street. j% ? 1 w* I OST-A SsEAL ?1NG. and a FOX-HEAD I i SKA L,, attached to a riae, withoorneahan set. #5 reward will be niven to whoever retnrnathe ai ticlea to thia office. de 2-tf FOB SALE AND KENT. TO LF.T?Very deairable ROOMS, well furnished, at No. 24 Lou'?'.aua avenue, between 4>% and 6th ate., near City HaH Square. ja 8 3t* FMR^T CLASS HOUSE FOR RENT, (furii'hed,)No 311Fatreet. between 11th and '2th pta. Inquire at the office corner of Iftth atr?et and Canal. jaa 3 * OFFICE FOR RF.NT, auitab'e for paymaster, on a?oond floor of building No. 210 K atreet, opposite Paymaster 6enera!'a office. Apply to C. A WOOD & CO., on the premises. ja8-lw* l^OR KENT?A HOUPE containing 8 ronmr. I with large atab'e attach d.aitu&t imSeventJi Ward, near Smithsonian Inatitnte. For particular. in*r.i'? at FEN WICK t STUAKT'C Wood and Coal Yard, corner Scvanth at. and Cansi 11^ I^O Ri NT?FURNISHED ROOMS, with or without Board, to let at No. 399 Eighteenth treet, between K and 6 atreeta, rear the Treasury and War Departmenta. ja8 3t* WANTED-A DWELLING HOUSE of 4 or 6 ro >ma, at s mcderate pric?. for whioh half oaah and half in low priced bmldinr lota will be ?aid. Preferenoe will be given for a home between nthard 15 h atreeta, no^th of Pennsylvania avenue. JOHN D. CLAK K, No 5-27 Twelfth atreet. Agent for the purohaae and aale of Real Property and for Soldiera' Claima. ja 8 FOR RENT?Two large furniahed ROOMS on the a*o<nd Ooor. Inquire at 460 Eleventh at, between F and G ja 7-8'.* PEW IN EPIPHANY CHURCH FOR SALE, b*iog No. 100, central looat on. Inquire of J \MEH F. HALIDAY. 391 New York avenue.or of the Janitor of the Church. ja 6 6t*_ FOR RENT?With or without Board, a neatly furnished an<l comfortable SITTING ROOM and a fine BED ROOM at'ached. at No 450 Twelfth street, east side, between G and H su. The lo-iation is one of the moat pleasant and oonv*nient in Washington. Also, the rooms are vary denrahle. No children in the house. jafr-lw Handsome furnished rooms, nut door to Willard Hotel?214 Pennsylvania avenue. jaS-iw* FOR SALE?From 4.000 to 5 000 oorda of WOOD standinc vithin 2K mile* of HelUrille. Insuire of J. R. STEVENS, Wood and Coal Defter, No. 469 Pint at Ja? 1W P)K SALE?An old eotabltahed RESTAURANT, well ookcd and provided, situated on Ponnaylvania avenue, is an eligible buaineaa locality. Thia reetaurant laon the firat floor of a large and oommodioua three-8tory brick dwelling, on which there ia & three rear le*?e and which will be include*., in the a?le of the above. For farther pertioalara apply between the hoore of 9 and S o'o ock at No. 3^ LoniaiaaaaT., near 6th ?t ja 3-1 w* LP OR bALP. OR EXCH AN6E-1 . <> aorea r of selected timber LAN D, in the Nortn Weet, will be sold or exchanged for property in the City of Washington. The land ia well timbered, ooataina water power, and ia a anre investment. Addreaa "Exchange," box No. 30 Waahinrton Poat Office. de 19 fro 170R RENT-Two pleasant ROOMS, neatly 1. furnished, in ? first-class residenoe in Seorgetown. vitb boa d. To a permanent tenant terrus will b# moderate. Apply ?t 161 West at, George town. de 17 if UANDSOMELY FURNISHED ROOMS.? K1 Four handsomely Enrniahed Rooms, anaplied with caa and water, and convenient to the Pateit and Poat Offioe Departmenta, for rent. Appljr at BO>( Maaaachuaetta avenue, north aida, between ?th and tth nts. maSS EDUCATIONAL. /^HEGARAY INSTITUTE, v> laar and 1329 Sfrcck St., Philadelphia. Thia Inatitute, conducted for two year a paatm the citr of Philadelphia by Mictxi Chkgabat and her nieoe Madams D'Hervillt, upon *h* aame principles aa the one in New York, ?stab luhfd there inl8U, will reopen,after the Chriatamaa holidaya, on Monday. January 6th, with its uanal ample and complete provision for the rduoation of, Young Ladie?. under the direction of Macame D Hervuljr. Ciroulara. and all reaaisit* informa uon, oan be obtained on application to the Prinaip a^ jO-lm Jm VIOUN AND VIOLONCELLO. OHN K. GOODALL, Professor sr.d Teacher of he above, tenders his s?rvioes to thepsbiio. Terms 91 per lesson. References to auy muiioiac in tha oity. Several of his pnpils %re nov the beet violin ists In the world. Via: Le Petit Ole Bu Fred Bnokley, Ao Ac. Address Rulliaan's Hotel, Pa. avenne, near strett- de? lm* PH EDUCATIONAL. KOF. C. F. BYRNES' Dancmc School at Temperance Hall, E street, b*twean 9th and loth, vill oommenoe TUESDAY, Deoenber J# 34th, and continue every Tuesday and * ri day-afternoon ci*s?es at So'o ock, and eve-MB nine olasses at <K o'olook All of the fhshi? >cable uanaas win do taught during IBM teaeou. i be t>e?t mutie will bo in attendanoe under the direction of Prof. George Artb. Call for a oiroular, dell lm j^fADAME LK ON TINE BLANCHE!*. Will 61ti D* Pane , PRIVATE FRENCH LESSONS. QEORGETOWN ADVEBT'MTB rrV ONION LKASUE. OB'RGhTOWNJJ5 There will be a meeting < fthe Union League TmiltSDAY EVKN1>G, January 9U?, aTVj, o'olook. bj order of the Preaiiient j?7St ISAAC ENTWISLE.Seo. Y%F?NOTlCK LICENSES.-Ail peraon. I H vhuM hoetiMi from U? Corporation of Georcetowo expire on tb<> 3l>t inatant are herabj oolifioti pronptlj to rana# ilia Mine, otliorariaa tt'ey lul'joct thamaaivaa to a faaa. and lt>? lav ta c m?ul?ory on U?a proper cfeoeta to anioioa aaid law acaiuot all dalinq mU. da t> nawUaaW WM. LAIRD. Clark. POI BALE ?An moallaot light ?orar*dWA9*** tionai Intaliitaooar Qgoa, JnKK \ % Agency fcr Lilienth&Tc Tpb&eco. ' UUBRTSAL'8 TOBACCO? 1 ULIENTHALV TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHXL'S TOBACCO! "STANDARD" BRAN D ?A very rtcb, mel low and fuU-fl?Tored Tobacco, pat up In tin foil, with bloc paper wrapper*, printed In fold broae and packed la qoartar and balf-f roaa bom, wit*, illumlBated labcla. LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTH A L'S TOBACCO ! LILIENTHALtS TOI1ACCO LILIENTILAL'S TOBACCO : f ? YOUNG AMERICA" BRAND?This bread U an entirely new article, far surpasslag In sty le and quality anything of the kind heretoiste Intreduced. The Tobeeco Is of a bright color, very mild, with a delicate laror. It is pet up la tia foil, with trl-colored paper, la qnnrter and halfgross boxes, besutlfulty labnlnd; alee la 8 and Ml ounce foil packages, same price aa " Maadard" brand. LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO ! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! FINE CUT CAVENDISH CHEWING. Tin Foil NONPAREIL (embceeed ) ? SAVORY (bronxe ) < MEDALLION (blue ) Theee exceedingly choice Tobaccoe are of the beet stock, rery handeomelv put up and labelled, and are for competition with the beet branda In the market, and at half the price. LILIENTHAL'8 TOBACCO' LILIE.NTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! aii me auove put up in iin ion in ?s oz. ana \ lb. packets LILIENTHAL'8 TOBACCO* LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! LILIENTHAL'S TOBACCO! SMOKING TOBACCO. GENUINE TURKISH SMOKING 9 In half-size square tin foil, handsome labels. SPANISH CUT In half-size square tin foil, handsome labels. BRAZILIAN SMOKING In half-size square tin foil, handsome labels. And a great variety of other brands manufactured from the best VIRGINIA LEAF. A LIBERAL DISCOUNT MADE TO THE TRADE. FREDERIC 8. COZZENS, WINE MERCHANT, CONSTITUTION BUILDING, E STREET, E*i*e**m EUrentk and Twl/tk strut*, WASHINGTON, D C. BRANCH OF 73 WARREN STREET, HEW YORE. f AGENCY FOR 4 _ ? _ V. LOJT0WORTHU OHIO W1HES, AND AHIfCY FOR C. H. LILIIXYEAL'8 TOBACCO. IMFOKTBB OV FOREIGN WINES PROM THE BEST HOUSES. . i) - > JULES MUMM 4k CO.* CHAMPAGNE .. . ?* *\ ' # . RHINE AND MOSBLLE WINES BRANDIES, LIVIUOR8, LIQUEURS, Ac. Of the choicat qiulity. HAVANA CIOAKS. he., ha. ( SECOND EDITION THKKX O'CLOCK, P. M. OUR MILITARY BUDGET. m i*m roinoi W? tN attlated ttet UM nnl pwttM at mm BaracJd* ezptdltita wRS tabnei tally ?wt| will of w?r-KMt of tbra tk nod Ae(ln hips la thcoarrloe. LtTIlT rtOM ?IZTI We kin before oa tbe NerMk Day Joe* (rwfHAoi) of the 4ijr beiere ytHntoy <fce M tost. Oo tbe prerioue teult enr-aiU ? tbo Norfolk mtt nr4 *ei M h> m" was, however, wU?flifci4 wMh IIMfte 4hm(?. Tbe mldnot ud outbouaee of PiyfVi MeMul len?blether* kytele* Fey?*tp--la Wythe eouaty. V* , ware destroyed bj Ira oa Wtdoadif wrolog last Judge Hemphill,ax-Seaater la tha CMfiwi ef the Ualted Statee?alaoe Masher ef the "Coaled Coagreee, d'.ad ta Rlcbanood, at tha Eaahaag Hotel, oa Saturday Morning leet, tha 4th taat Nobody will ooew forward la tahe the eSce Or collector of the war tax le the N?Mk <MrtA, aoiH T Garnett, ''Chief OeAe*or oT CeafWerate War Tax for Va 1a a formal alde the dMrtat to perform that duty, which ta bla proclamation he ad ml u to he edleoa ta the people there. There have been aeeeral Area la Chai later, ft. C.,ta the peat frw da ye Omieoua Ella Warley. CapC. Bwaaey, raa the MeahaAe a* I Cbatteetea, from Naaaau, N. P. me ww cnaeefl and Bred at br the btocMlii aquadroo, without harm to her H?r pMM -era were all Knglleh and Scotch, except B.T Bieble, l?te Confederate barer at dnptlcMa to Baiape., The Naaaau authorlUea forced the FliabM out ef the harbor to coal, which gave the EUa W ardley the opportunity to eecape. Important from South Carolina. -? - 8ECEAH ACCOUNT OF THE LATEST OPERATIONS OF THE UNION fOICK* IX SOUTH CAROLINA We take from the Norfolk 0?jr Book of the day before yesterday, tbatfollowing TBI WAR OR THB SRACOSST. The long agony of saspeaee la over, tad we have now every reason to Wile** tfeat the onMny haa begnn the active operations of the invasion l^afe* In tbe forenoon of Wednesday, the lat Inst , the Ysnkees approached the mainland la tbelr boats at Chlaholm's and Page'a Points Those places are on opposite sides of Port Royal Ferry, and about four miles spart One of tbese attempts to land appears to heve been a feint, aa we hear ofaharp Hunting only at one of the pointa named Here the enemy, 3.500 Strong, wan met bv Col Jones' Sooth Carolina regiment, tnd a abarp aklraaUh earned, during wbtch Col Jonea waa reinforced by a Tenneaae* regiment Oar troopa, though *t111 inferior in nam bera, determined to try the tfllcaey of cold ateel, and advanced with the bayonet. Tha enemy Immediately Ml back A portion of Col. JoneiT regiment, In tbe bent of pursuit, ventured within range of tbe boat bowltzera of tbe Yankee*, wblch poured a eudden re into our ranks. killing ? and wonndlng 12 of men The enemy rallied und-r cover of their guaa, and again preaned forward But tbta time they were met by a still more Impetuous charge, our brave boy* pursuing them to tbetr very boats So precipitate waa tbe flight of tbe Vankeea that thf?v (nrnnti nantlv (Kmw their guns and whatever else encumbered the r valuable peraona It la aaid that In the aeeond charge of our troopa not a musket waa fired. But the ConnecMcutltea did not fancy the porVutous tramp of our companies and the allent glitter of ourbavoneta; ao tLey broke and run in the true Bull Bun at vie. Our loss, beyond thoee killed and wounded by the shells of the boat how I tiers waa but trifling Of 'he enemy's lorn we hare no definite account When they finally departed in their boats, they left four killed and man v wounded up.n the field: but it is known that, oealdea these, tbey carried cil with them nutu Urn both of killed anaw untied Early yesterday morning, the enemy again approached the main in much heavier force thaaw tbe preceding day. Oen Gregg's brigade. which waa stationed In tbe neighborhood. Ml beck a abort distance to aecure as advantageous battle ground, and, a* laat accounts, the Yankee forces were advancing up tbe Combabee road, tbe sklrmiahlng between tbe pickets bring beary and continuous Of tbe results of tbe action yesterday we have no news whatever, but the ftrtng waa steadily maintained until quite late la tbe afternoou. We have given tbe above accounts brought by passengers from tbe s?eae of sction. Up to s late hour last nlgbt no ofllcial dispatches had been received in relation to the events which we have mentioned At 5 o'clock p m yesterday, oflci U dispatches were received, announcing tbat the enemy's gun uuais du agun opened a enarp are or imiji upon White Point, but for what purpose waa not known. We have advices that on Tueadayflast a Yankee gunboat entered Bull's Bav.nod chased a schooner that waa coming from San tee by the inland paasage The ateamer was crowded with armad am on deck. 8be ran the achooaer ap s creek, but finding the water too shallow, ceased the pursuit. TUB LATEST BY TELEGRAPH. LATER FROM THE UPPER PPTOMAC. FaiDBBiCK, Jan ? ?There Is no new movements here or up the river. It is believed here that Gen. Jackson has bean joined by Anderson and Lorlng's brigades, and that tbey have gone to attack Kelly. All eyea are now turned towards Romnev Jackson's force will probably exceed 10,MO. Gen Hamilton. of oor second brigade, la recovering from a severe bilious attack. Last night was the coldest night of the season but the troops are all comfortable, aad there are no complatnti of hardshlpa. ARRIVAL FROM EUROPE. Halifax, Jan 8 ? Canada, with Liverpool dates to the 29th alt., baa arrived, with three hundred troops. Great anxiety prevailed In Europe psndlnf the arrlrai of the Africa with the response of the American Government There was no cotton market on Saturday. Manchester.?Firm. Breadstuff* easier. Provisions steady. Consols . FROM rORTRUI MONROE. SalTiMOBi, Jan. e? The Old Point boat, which arrived hers this Korntng, brings no news of any Importance whatever, nor has any tener oeen rtoeifM by the general pna VM any of It* correapondenta CONGRESSIONAL. Wimwiut, Januarys. Senate.? In the Senate to-day, aflrr the premutation and leferoMoc of abolition and eondry other petitions, the House bill making m appro prlatlon (or the construction of twenty Iroo-clnd KunboaU. when the pending Btaak amendment thereto proposing to substitute the President for the Secretary of the Navy an Ike pareen to bo chnrired with the duty eff making the contract thrrefor waa debated bj Mr Hal* Its mover) tor it. until the rxplratlon of the'mewing heer"* The Mnrt at tlx Jailitkt* OmIMh i> ik? Ob motion of Mr fiwiw ft ?m poatpeoed, ud the Houm bill to irnnd the act UkhmIii the duties on tea. coffee, and sugar was tahea ap, and Its prompt passage was advocated by Mr. PeeeeMkn, and sppo?d by Mr. Hate Hocsa?Reeolatlons. reqaoeOaf the Secretary of War to lafora the lone what sayMBta, U aay, have beea made for trsr.spctatlea of treopa. to railroads to wheat public lands have baas da nstod oa coadlUon of trans porting trssps aad mmnltloas of ww free ofcharee; aad aulbortatag the Committee oa the Judiciary to ?d tm sad papers. to take peaeeaslaa afaad enatse ad tetof raphic 4l?|*ir do aataad kaat year, aad tor other purpoeea, to todUtato the laweeto*sttoa lato the aMwor.blp ef the telegraph. laatltatod aoaw Um4ics,wm adopted A asdIuUm Iattii Hag the Cs?ltot ea Mil Itasy Affairs to laqalre lato the expsdtoty ef VU'cbwtAt ?ks ?iliu ha??s so the Oawlas oo 1 atTMt la tkla elty ?u referred AUo, ft toll mklac ? appro?? to carry tato (Sect tfaa Mat MMluttoa of Jul* *7tft, iMI, raliUn Uthelatoraattoaal EihAWeatafcw4ee la MM. 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