EVENING STAR. TO [roft THE STAR. Dost thou remember, years age, My arm wit round thy form, The Are vrax burning on the hrtith. And outside beat the storm * Thy mother smiled upon us the?, Warm, though 'twa* wintry weather, And wished that you and I might go Thus,on through life, together. That mother is in Heaven now, And I, an exile, driven Away from thee?oh * think you not She seee us still from Heaven. She hoped tv.at, though the storm might beat, Our bean*, had homed each other; The llrr of 1- v our souls would warm In this world, and another. A ir jth? r'? wis'u ~ 1? er's prayer? A promise ma?le with Hearen, AN u los;?w..s treated like a dream? Oh! had It ne'er been given COHSTASCT Women of Jai aj*.?As nii M bo imagined from the charnci&r of the government, woman plays no part in the history of Japan, tlscagh, allowing for oriental usages, sho is treated, cn the whole, with tolerable leniency. Sh? occu pies a better position in the family, from not en tailing any cnargo at her marriage, ad a bride receives do dowry, but. on the contrary, is 5resented by her huabaud with a hands>me onution, w i.ich is invariabiy appropriated by her lather. In Japan, therefore, it is consid ered more fortun.itc to have daughters than sons, as the former ultimately prove a very handsome investment. On the birth of a son, the event is commemorated by planting a tree. which, if the little stranger lives, is care fully ten I h1 to the day of his marriage when it is cat down, and furnishes material for a chest, designed expre*?ly to hold the wardrobe of the newly married conple. The marriage, as in China and Tartary, is an affair between the parent.*; and the wishes of the young peo ple themselves are never consulted. The bride is usually in her fifteenth year; but ma turity being early developed, wedlock maybe contracted at a gTeatdeal younger age, and the mother i?often a child herself. Marriage is a religious ccremony, and is celebrated with great po.np and many forms, in a public tem ple, in presence of the priests and idols, and the friends' and kindred of both parties. The priest blaokens the pearly teeth of the bride, using for this purpose the same indellible li }uer applied to o >al -9outtles and other similar apan ware, and this serves, frnui that time to her death, to notify, like the ring of Europe, that she has entered the marriage state. Steeui.w b> the North Star.?A year or two since, an ebony individual, rnswering to the name (4 "Hob." (in fact no one knew whether ho had any other name,) was em ployed by a skipper to assist him in sailing a small schooner on the waters of the Chesa peake bay. Bob didn't understand, and couldn't be made to learn, the compass; so the sldpper never dared to trust him to man Rgv the craft, except during a very light night, when he could point out to him some headland to steer for. On one occasion, however, the capt?in. who had been up two nights pre viously. concluded he would trust the schooner to Bob. and take a little nap on deck , so he pointed out the north star to his jet companion, and told him to continue fleering for it until he waked up. After watching him a short time. and linding that he could keep the ves sel headed ri"ht, the skipper stretchwl himself upon the deck, and was soon asleep. Shortly afterward a squall arose from the north, and blew the craft completely away from her course. After it had cleared away somewhat. Dob looked around aud found the north star at his back lie sailed along an hour or so, do ing tie best he could, and cogiUuing over how he should get out of his difficulty. But at la?t he guve it up and shoving his slumbering master int<> wakefulness with his foot, shouted, "Cap'n' Cap'n! give me another star to steer by ; I*se g<,t clcan Ly that one."?California fioHttr. CoxjrNCTioss.?A conjunction means, liter ally. a union of meeting together. An ill sorted marriage is a comical conjunction. But onr conjunctions are used to connect words and scnUnee*. and have romething to do with the joining of hands. The Siamese twins from a singular conjunction A tin pot fastened to a dog's tail is a disagreeable conjunction to the animal. A hnppy pair may be regarded as an uncommon conjunction. Conjunction* connect similar moods and tences of verbs, and oases of nouns and pronoun;, a?: "A coat of arms suspended on a wall is like an executed traitor; it is handed, drawn and quartered." "If you continue thus to drink brandy and water, and to tmoi? cigars, you will be like Boreas, the north wind, who takes 'eold without' wherever he goes, and always 'bitxes a cloud' when it comes in hi* way."' k,I>o yoa think there is anything between him and her V "Yes; he and she are engage ones."?Comit English Grammar. Arrk.nt of Fecit Vkxdees roE Short "VVeioht.?During yesterday the police arres ted eleven peach pedlers for giving short measure. Some of the measures had false bottoms, others Lad the bottoms pushed up, while others were so shallow as not to contain half the amount pretended. The prisoners were tnken before Justice Brennan and each fined ^2 In default some were locked cp ? JV Y. Tribune. IP. RIVAL 4 A? fRLlCVAL HOTELS. Willards* Hotel?h. a. A s. c. will*.** Capt Kllnkosstialn,NY A C Peachy A lady, Tex H Kin^sbnry, do Ml** hlg^burv, do J Olard, Me Miss l'eachy. do D Ribble, SC J P Ribble, do I* C Pea?ey Ac lady, Ala C II Tllllnghast, Va W D Wadey, Va C P .Maury, NY Capt McCormick, Va A K Warren and lady, Ala Mi*? Warren, do P Smith A lady, Md Miss Smith, do W Bradford A lady, Cal M * Moon W F Smith, do J D Thompson, Md J A Kancolph, do W J Davie*, do Miss C Davies, do Mrs XI White, Pa P Sale* A lady, NY T H Hay ward, Miss B C Simpson, Pa J Dudley, do Hon K Johnson, Md J A Prentiss, do 8 P 1-ant.don, Pa H B Koblnacc. Va .. ^ J McUougal A lady, La A Davis, NY A H Wlliie, Tex J M Kerr, do W P Balliugcr, do W C Mandron, Md J 3 Langdon, NC Brto-m* Hotel?r r. A*, brown J Williams, Mass Miss Williams, do W P Sar.ford. NY W J Clarke A lady, NC J Munson, Fla K D Gordon, do O Hussey, Md ? V Glover, jr, Ta J M Reed, N V J G W ill lams, Md J H Walker, Teuu J Evans. SC W Glaze, do C G TLosmmou, Va W S Kobtrt* and lady, Ga W Schley A lady, do W W Hallies, do C Ha&.>on. Mex C Gnnda, do K J Picon, G% J F Wi'sou, do T H WUaoa, do Miss M I' Bruce, do Miss A Le: on, do W Mi 11 Waitdel. do B C Flanagan, Va J C Patterson, do E \N aldron. Pa J Karlgan, do CjK CLi.dress, Va C C Hazard, Ala J WillLs A family. Ml Mrs W Phillips, do J Paton, Pa A Simpson. Va G Campbell. Ky Col J M Anderson, Md Col C C Egerton, do Capt (i P Kane, do Capt S Harris, jr, do Capt N Montgomery, do J H Luckell, wo K H Lord, do W Smlthson. NY P Vaidenar. Md I> B Ponton, Eng K C Ilall, Md F F Palius, La W F Hardy A family, do D Blue, O K J Scott A sou, Md W S Armlsread, Va t'aited States J Boughton, NY B P Pratt. Ill O Lln?on A Udy, O J M Linson. do K Watkins, do B F Herring, Ml 1> O Clarke. SO J M Klnlock. do J J Huntsman. Va B Woclford NY C Sparks, do KirkVNd lleEi T Scboojwr, I .a A Llpperia, do A M Bowican, O B Biokswortu, Pa C St John,NY O P Beell and family, Mass E Tbieliiere, France P B Grunawalt A Udy, Pa ' Mr Brent, Md f B TempEine, Ga Hotel?a. c. hackset J T Carhart. Md D Spear. Pa H W Miller A lady, Va E Hamilton, 1U E K Parke, do W Broos, Pa J H Scott, Md C Lafferty, NJ T Sli'fford, do M E West-meld. Ala C K Shay, Pa I. H. A A. EIEEWOOS. Mrs L R Tempi?. Va Miss Tompkins, do Miss Daboey, do Miss M R Law, do J A Harnett, Ky Mrs Baraett, do S Casey A lady C P Montague, Md J George, SC Miss Mr Fall, do 8 Hamilton, jr, Mass A K Barker, do Miscellaneous. ?ALE OF CHOCTAW OKFHA!) LANDS in Mississippi. DEPARTMENT or I5TRRIOR, ) Office of Indian Affairs, August 13, 1356. > PUBLIC NOTICE Is hereby given, that the several piece* or parcels of land hereinafter described, lying in the counties of Talahalichie, Yalobusha. HoIum-m. Lowndes, and Bolivar, in the State of Mississippi, will, at the times and placett designated, be exposed for sale ti? separate quarter tf r it on *, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, by commissioner* to be appointed on behalf of the Choctaw orphans by the govern, ment, as their trustee, under the provision of the 6th clause of the lMh artlcleof the Choctaw treaty of leOO, viz: On Monday, the 3d day of December, 1856, at the court house door in Coffeeville, the following tracts In Yalobusha county: All in towns kip twenty-ikrte (23) of rang* tight (8) last. All of section thirty three (33) 1 he west half and southeast quarter of section twenty-eight f26) The east half of section twenty-nine (29) The northeast quarter section thirty-one (31) The north half of section thirty-two (32) The whole of section thirty-three (33,) and The west half of section thirty-four (34) And, at the same time and place, the following described tract in the adjoining range In Bolivar count y. vix: The south half of section thirteen, township twen ty-six (26) range seven (7) west. On Monday, the 10th day of December. 1955, at the court house door in Charleston, Tallahatchie aunty, the following described tracts of land in said county, viz: In township twenty-four (24) range two (2) <aaf. All of sections three (3,) ten (10,) and thirty- I three (33) * . The east half of section four (4) The southwest quarter of section nine (9) The north half and southwest quarter of section twenty-two (22) The west half of section twenty-five (25) The north half of section twenty-six (26) The west half of section twenty-seven (27) The northwest quarter of section thirty-four (34) and The north half of the northwest quarter and west half of the northeast quarter of section thir ty six (36) In township twenty-Jive (25,) range two (2) east. All of section twenty-seven (27.) twenty-eight (St-1) and twenty-nine (20) The northeast quarter of section four (4) The southwest quarter of section twenty-two (28) The southwest quarter of section twenty-three (23,) and The east half of section thirty (30.)' In township twenty-four (M) range three (3) cast. All of section three (3) The east half o? the northeast quarter of section two (2,) and The northeast quarter of section four (4) In township twtnty-five (25,) range three (3) east. The southwest quarter of section fourteen (14) The-southeast quarter of section fifteen (15) ^The southwest quarter of section twenty five The southeast quarter of section twenty six (23) The southeast quarter of section thirty-three (33.) and The southwest quarter of section thirty-four (31) On Monday, the 17th day of December, 1855. at the court-house door in the town of Lexiugton, Holmes county, the following described tract.* of land in said county, viz: In township sixteen (16.) range one (1) west. rhe west half of section fif'een (15) and The west half and southeast quarter of section twenty-two (22) I* township fifteen (15,) range one (1) west. fhe southeast quarter of section twenty (20) On Saturday, the 22d of December, 1S55, at the court house door In the town of Columbus, the following described quarter section of and in Loicndes county, viz : The northwest quarter of section twenty-two (??) township nineteen (19,) range seventeen (17) Of the above described lands, seventy-twoquar ter sections were selected in ISM, at a time when ?ome of the best lands in the State were unoccu pied and unappropriated ; and the other five quar ter sections and oue-eighttt acre lot. or eighth of i section, have been acquired In settlement from lebtors to the orphan rund The Lite commis sioner to settle With debtors to that fund describes he lands abo?e ottered for sale as being " almost without an exception rich and fertile, well andad vantageously located, many of them considerably improved, ' and as being "largely enhanenl in ^alue by the settlement, improvement, prosperity, ind excellent population of the section in which they lie,'' and "eminently adapted > for planting purposes. " An appraisement of these reserves, showing their value, and the minimum price at which tach tract, respectively, may be sold, will be made prior to the date* of sale. In cases where the purchaser or purchasers of any tract shall fall to comply with the terms of sale, the land purchased will be resold at his or their ex pense and risk. Th* title to these lands is believed to be lndis P? ? ie' in anX case, an adverse claim shall be set up, the eight of the orphans will be defended by the government, as their guardian. TLe above sales will commence at the places named at 12 o clock of e;*"h day, and continue un til the lands are all offered. CHARLES E. MIX, Acting Commissioner. a j 14?dStAlawtDecl UKD1CAL DEPARTMENT OF GEORGE. TOWN COLLEGE, TCorner of Fand Twelfth sts., Washington. HE next Annual Course of Lectures will com mence on Monday, the 5th of November, and end in March following. facultyi Noblr Vomb m. D., Professor of Institutes and Practice of Medicine. Flodoardo Howard, M. D.. Professor of Ob stetrics and the Diseases of Women and Chil dren. Johnson Eliot, M. D., Professor of Anatomy Jaaiss E Morgan, M D., Professor of Medical Jurlsprudence and Hygiene. J. M. Sntdkr, M . D , Professor of Surgery. Craio, M. D., Professor of Medical Chemistry and Physiology. tiK0?Cj ScHAEriaR, M. D , l'rofesaor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics. Johnson V D. Midolrton, M. D.,Demonstrator of Anatomy. _ For a full course 00 Matriculation, paid only once * * 5 1111 Graduation 25 00 Demonstrator's ticket !..!!!!! 10 00 The Preliminary course will commence Octo ber 1st and continue until November 6th Lectures free to Medical Students. The Lectures will be delivered during the af ternoon and evening. This time of lecturing has been customary In the College since its establish ment, and is found to be advantageous to the stu dent. FLODOARDO HOWARD, M. D. Dean, No. 322 F street north. aa 4?lawtNov5 ONE HUNDRED MORE F those superior Magnolia Hams, and proba bly all that will be received this season, they are cured in Maryland according to the old home s'.eed receipt, the quality of which Is unsurpassed If equalled, by any other ever Introduced here. To be had only at my store. Also, a fresh lot of that peculiarly fine selected k*jd standard Black Tea at 50 cents a pound, which I have introduced. It is sold only by myself and Is now extensively known In the District. New comers and others who have not yet used It are re ferred to the leading members of the Faculty of W ashington and Georgetown. Samples furnished gratuitously. Bay Water at 25 cents j*?r bottle, or *2 75 per dozen. For bathing purposes it is as cheap as common spirits. Mint, Lavender, and Blackberry CordlaLs, the very articles for the prevailing epidemic. Maple Sugar, Fresh Prunes, Ac., with unsur passed varieties of choice family Groceries. Z. M P. KING, r ew steps northeast Jackson Statue. if 25?tf HIRTS?SHIRTS?We have lust received a large and fine assortment of Gentlemen's bwt Quality white and colored Shirts, which we will dispose of at the lowest New York prices. WALL A STEPHENS. 322 Pa. avenue, next door to Iron Hall, au 2?tf CLOCKS! CLOCKS! f F you want a good honest Clock?ope that will 1 always give you the correct time, chop In at C. FRANCIS, 490 Seventh street. He has Clocks that cannot be excelled?handsome and good tine keepers. He sells low, and every Clock Is war ranted Jy 21 SYDNEY SMITH'S MEMOIRS, by his ^ daughter, Lady Holland, with a selection from his letters, edited by Mrs. Austin, 2 volumes cloth, #2 The Jealous Wife, by Miss Pardoe, paper, 50c. Confessions of a Pretty Woman, by iulss Par doe, paper, 50 cents. TAYLOR A MAURY, sw? near 9th st. RAZORS AS IS RAZORS. * GEO. Wostenholm A SoiWs doubly carbonized 1 XL, Frederick Penny's Tally-ho, and Wade * Butcher's chemically perfected Razors, and oih?w, from 20 ceuts to 60. Gentleman who like a comfortable shave should secure one of * he*e Razors. Also. Razor Strops, Shaving Cream, Brushes, Soap. Ac.,at the Housekeeper s Furnishing Store 490 Seventh street. 0. FRANCIS, ?a 17? O Information for Travelers. ALEXANDRIA ft WASHINGTON UOAVf WHE Steamer GEORGE WASHINGTON: I leavp at the following hour*. Fare law rents The THOMAS CULLYER, wheunototheT ways engaged, will make trip? oa the route at al ternate hours. Leave Washington at6, 8, #?, 11 #,2#, 4,5*, and 7. fi Leave Alexandria at 7,#, 1?*. 1*, 3*. 4*, and P. 8.?The Boat will leave Alexandria at IX P* ra , or immediately on the arrival of the can. )r7?d job corson captaia. UKAH6K ft ALEXANDRIA RAILROAD. GREAT SOUTHERN MAIL LINE I TWICE daily between WASHINGTON ud A the SOUTH, via ALEXANDRIA, GOR DONSVILLE and RICHMOND?no night line en Sunday. Leave Washington X before 8 o'clock a m Leave Alexandria % 11 7 " am Leave Washington jf " 7 " pm Leave Alexandria a 44 8 " p m 7 A BBS BT NIGHT LIN*. From Washington and Alexandria, to Goi donsvllie S3 25 From Gordonsvllie to Richmond ? rvi ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2 is Travelers will find the morning line the cheap ejt, moat pleasant and expeditious route to tne Greenbrier White Sulphur, Fauquier White Sul phur, Warm. Hot, Alum and Capon Springs, Warrenton, Charlottsville, Staunton. Strasburg, Winchester, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Weir's Cave, Natural Bridge, Luray, New Market, Mld dleburg, Ac. T4BX3 BT MOBNINO LIMB : From Alexandria to Warrenton, ? - *2 00 44 " Gordonsviilo, - 3 50 44 44 Charlottesville, ? 4 SO ?? ?? Staunton, ? ? ? 00 44 44 Strasburg, - - 3 60 44 44 Winchester, - - 3 50 ? 44 Lnray, - - ? 4 25 " 44 New Market, - 5 00 M ?? Middleburg, - - 1 25 OMNIBUSES and BAGGAGE WAGONS will be at the Depot of the Washington Railroad, to convey passengers and baggage to the Steamboat, for ALEXANDRIA, a distance of 6 miles, allow ing ample time for meals. H. W. VANDEGRIFT, JyJ4 Gen. Bupt. BY RAILROAD DIRECT TO THE WEST. TIm between Washington and Wheeling bnt 17X hours! Fanning Time between Washington and Cincinnati 27 hoars!! TUBOCSH TICKBTS AND BAGGAGE CHBCIS TO BB HAD IN WABHIN6TON. rnHE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAIL JL ROAD having greatly improved its Western connections, now oiler* the fullest inducements to Travellers between washington, BALTI M ORE, and all portions of the WEST, N ORTH WEST, and the SOUTHWEST. The connection betweflp^he Trains from Wash ington and the Train* bound West from Balti more is always promptly made at the Washington Junction (lately called the Relay House) 9 miles from Baltimore. This is the only change of cars required between Washington and the Ohio river. Baggage is checked through to Wheeling at the Washington Station, and rechecked and trans ferred there. (with the passengers) without charge, for those holaing Through Tickets for points be yond. The connecting Trains leave Washington daily at 6 a. m. and 4# p. m. On Sundays at the latter hour only. ? At WHEELING direct connection is made with the trains of the CENTRAL OHIO RA1 L ROAI>. running from Bellaire, on the Ohio, near Wheeling, through Cambridge, Zanesvllle. and Newark,'to COLUMBUS. These trains connect at Newark with the cars of the Newark, Mansfield and Sandusky Railroad for Sandusky, Toledo, Detroit, Chicago. St. Louis, etc. _ At COLUMBUS the C. O. Railroad trains con nect with the fast trains of the Little Miami Rail road to Xenia, Cincinnati, Louisville, etc. At XENIA (on Little Miami Railroad) connection is formed with the trains through Dayton, to Indian apolis, Terre Haute, Lafayette, Chicago, Rock Island, St. Loul?, etc. -rSe. f. Passengers holding - ugh Tickets for Memphis* Virksburg, ya.tcn.ex. New Orleans, etc . whicn are also sold at Washington?are trans ferr-d at Cincinnati to the Mall Steamers on the Ohio. Tickets for Evansville, Cairo, and St. Louis are sold by this route. For CLEVELAND, antf via Cleveland to Tol?*do, Detroit, Chicago, etc., tickets are sold, when the Ohio is navigable between Wheeling and Wellsville (forty intles) where a connection with the Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad is made. Travelers are requested to notice that while this is the only route affording Through Tickets and Checks in Washington, it is also the shortest, most speedy, and direct to nearly all the leading points in the great West. The distance from Washington to Cincinnati is but 633 miles, being about 100 miles shorter tban by any other route! FARE, BY THROUGH TICKET, FROM WASHINGTON To Wheeling, *0 50; Colum bus, 913 65; Dayton, ?15 50; Cincinnati, fit (JO; Louisville, by railroad. *18 65, by steamer fro* Cincinnati, $18 00; Indianapolis, *17 50; Cleve land, *12 50; Toledo, *15 B0; Detroit. *15 20: Chicago, *t? ?5 and *19 50: St. Louis, $2b SO and *25; Memphis, 8<Jb; New Orleans, $31: etc. JO* FOR FREDERICK AND HARPER'S FERRY,MARTINSBUKG, CUMBERLAND, BERKLEY SPRINGS, BEDFORD SPRINGS, PIEDMONT, OAKLAND, and FAIRMOUNT, passengers may lvave Washington at 6 a. m. or p. m. For the minor way stations between Baltimore and Wheeling, take 6 a. m. train from Washington. d7"For trains to and from Baltimore, Anapolls, etc . see special advertisements. \ZT For further information. Through Tickets, Ac .apply to THOMAS H. PARSONS, Agent, at Washington Station. JOHN H. DONE, Master of Transportation, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore. tcay 3?tf TliiE NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL UNITED STATES .MAIL STEAMERS. The ships comprising this link are the ATLANTIC, Captain West, PACIFIC, Captain Nye, BALTIC, Captain Comstock, ADRIATIC, Captain Grafton. These Ships have been built by contract. express ly for Government service; every care has been taken In their construction, as in the engines, ta insure strength and speed, and their accommoda tions for passengers are unequalled for eltganoe and comfort. FBICB OT TASSASB. From New York to Liverpool, in firstcabla, $12f Second cabin, 7# Exclusive use of extra slxe state rooms. - 300 From Liverpool to New York, ? JL'JO and ?20 An experienced Surgeon attached to each ship. No berth can be secured until paid for. For freight or passage apply to EDWARD*. COLLINS ft CO., 56 Wall street, New York. BROWN, SHIPLEY A CO., Liverpool* E. O. ROBERTS 4; CO.. 13 King's Arms Yard, London. JOHN MUNROE ft CO.. 28 Rue Notre Dame des Victolres, Paris. GEORGE H DRAPER, Havre. The owners of these ships will not be accounta ble fcr gold, silver, bullion, specie, Jewelry, pro clous atones, or metals, unless bills of lading are signed therefor, and the value thereof therein ex pressed. nov 16?ly THE POTOMAC RIVER STEAMBOAT COMPANY'S STEAMER ALICE C. PRICE, CAPT. SAMUEL BAKER, WILL LEAVE washington AT SIX o'clock a. m.,and ALEXAN DRIA at 7 o'clock, a. m.? , On TUESDAY MORNINGS ?For Mattox, J Curriomaa, L. Machodoc, Plney Point, Klnsale, and Cone. On FRIDAY MORNINGS-For Chapel Point, Wicomico, Leonardtown, Plney Point, St. Mary's, and Cone. On WEDNESDAY, /returning)?Leave Cone at 4 o'clock, a. m , for St. Mary's, Plney Point, Leonardtown, Wicomico, and Chapel Point. On SATURDAY, ireturning)?Leave Cone at 4 o'clock, a. m., for Klnsale, Piney Point, L. Ma chodoc, Currloman, and Mattox. The A. C. Price will call at the usual landings on the river when signals are made. By order of the Board: JAMES F. SMITH, President. Alexandria, Va., June 1,1856.
Je IS?tf STEAMBOATS CONNECTING WITH EACH TRAIN OF CARS ARRIVE lag in Washington or Alexan dria.?The Steamers THOS. COL-g YER or GEORGE WA>fIINGT< the above connections, leaving Washington at 6 a. m., for the Orange and Alexandria Cars, and con nect with the same train cm their arrival. iT7" MEALS furnished on the boats. The Boats connect with all the trains from Bal timore. SAM'L GEDNEY, Captain, may 17?tf FOR MOUNT VERNON. TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS ?FARE, ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDA round trip, $1; from Alexandria 75 cents ?The steamer THOMAS, COLLYER leaves Washington at V, dria at o'clock. Coaches leave the Capitol tot the boat at o'clock. Coach fare 10 cents. Per sons wishing the coaches will leave their residenae With George ft Thomas Parker. Refreshments en the boat. ??Hfr-tf SAM'L iEDNKT, OapCaM. Information for Travelers. CANAL PACKET LINE TO rOIIVT OF ROCKS. rpHK Canal Packet CONGRESS having bean A thoroughly repaired and pu?ah>^?rnTrV in first rate order (the niacb;uerv?ggtf?&9fiH being removed and horse power substituted) oon tlnues making her regular tripe between George town and the above place. The Boat wiU leave the wharf of W H A H O Kitter for Point of Rock* on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS and FRIDAYS at7 o'clock a. in; and the Point of Rocks for Georgetown on TUES DAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at the name hour, stopping at the different landings along the line for the reception and landing of passengers and freight, going and returning. The Boat will leave Georgetown at 7 o'clock a. m, and arrive at '.he head of the Great Falls at 11, Seneca at 1, Edward's Ferry 3K, Monoracy 5k:, Know Ian'? Ferry 6, and Point of Rocks at 7 o'el'k p.m. Returning, leave Point at 1 a. m., Know Ian's Ferry at 7J|, MonocacyS, Edward's Ferry 11, Seneca 1, Great Falls 3#, and arrive at George town at 7 p. m. Passage through either way S3. Meals served regularly on board the boat at mod erate prices CHARLES MERRILL, Capt. Jeas-dtf WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. pHANGE OF HOURS.?On and after Moo day, the 23d instant, the Trains will Leave Washington ut 6 and 8# a. m , and 3 and Sunday at 4# p. m. Leave Baltimore at 1# and 9# a. m., and 3 and Sunday at 4jf a. m. ap 23?tr T H PARSONS, Agent TO ALL THAT VALUE THE IB 8IOHT. W 1SHES to call the attention to all that suffer with defective sight, caused by age, sick ness and particularly from glasses injudiciously selected, to his superior SPECTACLES ana GLASSES carefully ground by himself to a true spherical accuracy, and brilliant transparency, suited precisely and beneficially to the wearer ac cording to the concavity or convexity of the eye. Very numerous are the ill effects caused to the precious organ of sight from the commencement of using glasses In not being precisely suited, by the use of an Optomt tt.r; ana the practice of many vears, enables him to measure the focal disease of the eyes, and such glass** that are absolutely re quired will be furnished with precision and satis faction. J. T. acknowledges the vrry liberal encourage ment already obtained, and further solicits the pa tronage of those that have not yet availed them selves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by send ing the glasses in use. and stating how many 1 iches they can read this print with their specta cles, can l>e supplied with such that will improve their sight. I nnumerable testimonials to be seen; and iefer eaces given to many who have derived the greatest eise and comfort from his glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his office. No. 512 Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows' Hall, up stairs. Norfolk, September?, 1854. Sir?The Spectacles yon made for me suit very well, and seem to have improved my sight more than any other 1 have lately tried. L1TT. W. TAZEWELL. 1 have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr. Tobias, and Und them of great assistance to mv sight, and corresponding with his description of the flbcus. 1 recommend nim as a skillful opti cian. HENRY A. WISE. Mr. J. Tobias : Sir?The pair of Spectacles you furnished tne yesterday are particularly satisfac tory to me. Tney are very decidedly the best 1 possess, and I am the owner of eight or nine pair, carefully selected in different places and from op ticians recommended to me on account of their Erofeeslonal standing in England, France and the itlted States. I have been also pleased with your remarks and directions on the treatment oi the eyes, for the purpose of preserving and Improv ing the sight. Respectfully, yours, CHAS. CALDWELL, Professor of M. C., Louisville. Kv. Ltschbukg, Nov. 10, 1B54. Mr. John Tobias having furnished me with Glasses, by which 1 have been greatly aided (my vision having suffered greatly from reading at n!ght in my earlier life) it affords me the highest ftleasnre to say that 1 consider him a skillful prac lcal optician, and well prepared to aid those who may need his professional services. WW. B ROUZ1E, Elder of Methodist Conference. Wilmington. N. C., Jan. 27, 1S54. Mr. J. Tobias: Dear Sir?I am happy to say that the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an Inequal ity in the visual ranjje of my eyes, I have hereto fore found great difficulty Id getting glasses of the proper focal distance. It affords me pleasure to state that, by the aid of your optometer, this dlfii cuUy has been happily obviated so that the glasses Iou furnished me are decidedly the best adapted i ay cyi?* of any 1 have ever yet used. V^re^tfuUv.youg^ Rector of St. James' Parish. Dei/iirtment of Interior, May 7,1855. From natural defects and the unequal range ol my eyes, I have been compelled to use glasses for several years. I have tried different opticians without obtaining glasses perfectly fitted to my ey >s. Four months since Mr. Tonics made two pairs especially fbr me, which I have found to serve me perfectly. By the use of his optometer he is enabled to adapt Glasses minutely to the eye. I most cheerfjtly recommend Mr. Tobias to all kaV.ng occasion to useglasses, and bear my testi mony ah to his skill as an optician. HENRY E. BALDWIN, Assist. Sec'y to sign Land Warrants. i yis-tf DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S r?TTAILING "SCBOFtfLOUS ANTIDOTE," Ftr tki remanent Cur$ ?/ CONSUMPTION and a11 other forms of SCRO FULOUS DISEASES. THIS Medicine is prepared by an eminent phy sician of eighteen years practice in New York city, during which time he nas constantly used it with the most unbounded success, and created for it a reputation in private practice, unequalled in the history of ined'eine. ltacts immediately upon the blood, cleaning it from all scrofulous humors or Impurities, renovating and, by its magic pow ers, INVIGORATE THE WHOLE SYSTEM, in proof of which, hundreds of resogctable wit nesses from the doctor's private psociVhave giv en in their testimony, and er.BrcatJtboee suffering from any scrofjlcus affbedau, to call upon tktm and latisfy tkcmttlres. A Treatise on Scrofulous Diseases c&n be had giutls at PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 409 Broadway, and at Drug Stores generally. CHARLES STOTT A CO., Agents fbr Washington DR. L. B. WRIGHT'S TASTELESS " LIQUID CATHARTIC," OR, FAMILY PHYSIC. THIS Is the BEST, CHEAPEST, and MOST EFFICIENT CATHARTIC EVER OF FERED TO THE PUBLIC. It is TASTELESS, (thereby avoiding the nau seating effect of Pills, Oil, Senna, Ac.,) and pro ducing no griping or other painful effects. Unlike all other purgatives, It searches to the bottom of the disease, thoroughly cleanses the stomach, and Leaves the bowels entirely free from costiveness. NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT. Children drink It readily and without forcing, and NO MEDICINE IS AlORE HIGHLY RE COMMENDED bv the MEDICAL FACULTY. Give It a trial ana then Judge for yourselves. It can be had wholesale and retail at E. H. STA BLERA CO.'S, Baltimore, or CHAS. STOTT A CO., W ashington, D C. DR. WRIGHT'S PRINCIPAL DEPOT, 408 Broadway, where the doctor can be consulted daily on diseases generally, from 12 to 2 p. m., without charge Je 13?6m PEEL'S LONDON GREEN GINGER WINE Manufactured from French GRAPES, GREEN JAMAICA GINGER, SE VILLE ORAN G ES, Ac.?This delicious bev erage becomes the greatest favorite wherever it is introduced. It is equally palatable, more whole some, and not half tne price of other foreign wines. Many physicians use it exclusively, and recom mend it to all troubled with Flatulency, Dyspep sia. Debility, Cramps. Diarrhea and Dysentery. Persons subject to Chills, or living in districts where Ague or Cholera prevails, find its occasion al use a pleasant and admirable preventive. Mixed with a little iced-water, it forms the most refresh ing and wholesome cooling drink In warm wealhet that can be taken. Price 50 cents per bottle, S5 per dozen. N. B. Country Druggists, Grocers, Ac.,find thla Wine an advantageous addition to their stock, it's a first rate allele, sells well, and gives great satis faction Agents, STOTT A CO., Washington; PEEL A STEVENS,Alexandria; CISSEL,Georgetown; J. BALMER, Baltimore. jy 6?tf LAND WARRANTS LOCATED* rpHE subscribers will locate l-?nri Warrants JL either In Ohio, Indiana, Illinois or Iowa, and and give a correct description of the i?nH located. If, upon examination, this description proves in correct, they will themselves take the land, glvlug for it another warrant for the same quantity. One of the firm resides In the West, and will give the business his personal superlntendance. MILLER A BROWN, 7th st ., opposite Post Office, Washington. )y 13?eo3m BLANK BOOKS of all kinds and sixes for sale at unusually low prices. Jy 28 FRANCH TAYLOR. Medical. INHALATION lot tie cvu or 4ITHIA AND COKSUMPTIOI. NEW AND fBR\ WONDEM.PVL1 9 9 tinaiht U !k? 4?r ef Ue NUUmT 4 WONDERFUL Avowry baa recently been A made by Dr Curtis, of this city. In the treat GEANA, or INHALING HYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY t>YKUP. With this (hod, Dr C. fans rertored many affile ted otw to health. is u evidence of which be bas Innumera ble certificate* Speaking of the treatment, a phy sician remarks, "It is evident that Inhaling?con stantly breathing an agreeable,healing vapor?the nr.Vicinal properties must come In direct contac t with the whole *rtal cavitle* of the lungs, and thus escape the many and varied changes produced upon them when introduced into the stomach, and subject to the process of digestion." The Hvge ana is for sale at all the Druggists throughout the country.?N. Y Dutcktnon Jam. II. The Inhaler Is worn on the breast uafter the lin en, without the least Inconvenience?tbe beat of the body being sufficient to evaporate tbe fluid Hundreds of cases of cures, like tbe following, might be named. One package of tbe Hygtana has cured me of the Asthma of six years rU'id '.ng. I. F KEE&BERRY, P. M. of Dnncannoo, Pa. I am cured of tbe Asthma of ten years' standing by Dr. Cart Is'* Hygeana MARGARET EASTON, Brooklyn, N. Y. MRS. PAUL, of No. S Hammond street, N. Y , was cured of a severe eaae of Bronchitis by tbe Hygeana. My sister has been eared of a distressing tough of * veral years' standing, and decided to be In curable by the physicians. She was cared in one month by the Hygeana. J. H GAUDERT, P. M. Richmond, Me. The Rev. Dr CHEEVER. of New York, testt fles of oar medicine In the following language: Nxw York, Nov. 15,1854. Dear Sir: I think highly of Dr. Curtis's Hyge ana as a remedy in diseases of the throat and lungs. Having had some opportunity to testify its effica cy, I am convinced tnat it is a most excellent rem edy, both the Syrup and tbe inhaling application to the chest. Prof. 8. CENTER writes ns as follows: Gentlemen?I have recently had occasion to test your Cherry Syrup and Hygean Vapor, In a case of chronic sore throat, that had refused to yield to other forms of treatment, and the result has satis fled me that, whatever may be the composition of your preparation, it is no iniposMea.Vit an excel lent remedy. 1 wish, for tbe saia *t tfcr afflicted, that it might be brought within tVe wah of all. DR. JOHNS, one of tbe Fbrsi cians in New York writes as fcUMMt Dr. Cnans?Dear Sir?Haviag witnessed the excellent effects of your Hygeana ar Inhaling Hy S'an Vapor and Cherry Syrup, la eaae of Chronic roncbitis, and being much in faver of counter ir ritation in affections of the throat. Bronchial tubes and lungs, I can therefore cheerfully recommend your Medicated Aparatus as being the most con venient and effectual mode of applying anything of tbe kind I have ever men. No 4oubt thousands of persons may be relieved, and many cured, by Using your medicines. 1 must here be allowed to confess that lam op posed to prescribing or using secret com; oand?, out this little neatly contrived article, and its ef fects in tbe case above alluded to. have induced me to speak in its favor. You are at liberty to use this In any way you may think proper. Respectfully, yours. Ae., C.JOHNS, M. D.j No. 809 Houston street, N. Y. Price three dollars a package. Sold by CURTIS A PERKINS and BOYD A PAUL, 149 Chambers st., N. Y. Four packages sert free to any part of the Wai ted States for ten dollars. N. B.?Dr. Curtls's Hygeana is tbe ORIGINAL and ONLY GENUINE ARTICLE; all others are base imitations, or vile and inivriois counter feits. Shun them as you would POISON. For sale in Washington by CH.OT. STOTT, Pa. avenue, near 7th street, and J. B. MOORE, in the First Ward. may 2^?0m CARTER'S SPANISH MIXTURE. THE GREAT PURIFIER OF THE BLOOD! HOT A TA.KTICLX OF YXXCCET IW IT. AN INFALLIBLE REMEDY for Scrofula, King's Evil, Rheumatism. Obstinate Cutane ous Eruptions, Pimples or Pustules on the face, Blotches, Boiln, Chronic Sore Eyes. King Worm or Tetter, Scald Head. Enlargement and Pain of the Bones and Joints, Stubborn Ulcers. Sy philitic Disorders, Lumbago. Spinal Com plaints, and all the diseases arising frc m an In judicious use of Mercury, Imprudence la Life, or Impurity of the Blood. This valuable medicine, which has become celebrated for the number of extraor dinary cures, effected through its agency, has in duced the proprietors, at the urgent request of their friends, to offer it to the public, which they do with the utmost confidence in its virtues and won derful curative properties. The following certlfl cates. selected from a large number, are, however, stronger testimony than the mere word of the pro prietors : and are all from gentlemen well known in their localities, and of the hlghvt respectabili ty, many of them residing In the el'y of Rich mond, V a. F. BOYDEN, Esq., of the Exchange Hotel, Richmond, known everywhere, says he has seen tbe Medicine called CAXTsn's Spanish Mix tvxs, administered In over a hundred cases, in nearly all the diseases for .vhlch it Is recommend ed, with the most astonishingly good results. He aaya it is the most extraordinary medicine he has ever seen. AGUE AND FEVER?GREAT CURE ?I hereby certify that for three years 1 had Ague utd Fever of the most violent description. I had sev eral Physicians, took large quantities of Quinine, Mercury, and I believe all the Tonics advertised, but all without permanent relief. At last 1 tried Carter's Spanish Mixture, two bottles of which afffectually cured me, and I am happy to sar I have had neither chills or fevers since. I con sider It the best Tonic in this world, and the only medicine that ever ranched my case JOHN LONGDEN. Bzavxa Ditch, near Richmond, Va. C. B. LUCK, Esq , now in tbe city of Rich mond, and lbr many years in the Post Office, has such confidence in the astonishing efficacy of Car ter's Spanish Mixture, that he has bought up wards of 5f bottles, which he has given away to the afiiicted. Mr. Luck savs he has never known it to fall when taken according to directions. Dr. MINGE, a practising Physician, and for merly of the City Hotel, in the city of Richmond, ?ays he has witnessed In a number of instance* the effects of Carter's Spanish Mixture, whi. t were most truly surprising. He says in a case of Consumption, dependent on the Liver, the good effects were wonderful indeed SAMUEL M DRINKER, of the flrm of Drin ker A Morris, Richmond, was cured of Liver Complaint of three years standing, by the use of two bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture. GREATCURE OP SCROFULA ? The Edi tors of tbe Richmond Republican had a servant employed in their press room, cured of violent Scrofula, combined with Rheumatism, which en tirely disabled him from work. Two bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture made a perfect cure of him, and tne Editors, in a public notice, say they "cheerfully recommend it to all who are aii: c tod with any disease of the blood.'' ^ STILL ANOTHER CURE O&CROFULA I had a very valuable boy cured of Scrofula by Carter's Spanish Mixture 1 consider it truly a valuable medicine. JAMES M TAYLOR. Con doctor on the R. F.and P. R. R. Co., Ri< Liriui.d SALT RHEUM OF TWENTY YEARS STANDING CURED ? Mr. JOHN THOMP SON , residing in the city of Richmond, was cured by three bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, of Salt Rheum, which he had for nearly twenty years, and which all the physicians of the city could not cure. Mr. Thompson is a well known merchant in the city of Richmond, and his cure is most remarkable. WM. A. MATTHEWS, of Richmond, had a servant cured of Syphilis, in the worst form, by Carter's Spanish Mixture He says he cheerfully recommends it, and considers It a very Invaluable medicine. EDWIN BURTON, commissioner of the i nne, says he has seen the good effects of C alter'a Spanish Mixture in a number of Syphilitic caeca, and says it is a perfect cure for that horrible dis ease WM. G. HARWOOD, of Richmond, cored sf old Sores and Ulcers, which disabled him from walking. Took a few bottles of Carter's Spanish Mixture, and was enabled to walk without a crutch, In a short time permanently cured. Principal Depots at M WARD, CLOSE A CO.. No. W Maiden Lane. New York. ' T. W. DYOTT A SONS,No. 18i North Second street, Philadelphia. BENNETT & BEERS, No. 13$ Main itifst Richmond, Va. ' And for salebv CHARLES STOTT, Washing ton, D. C.; HENRY PEEL, Alexandria, aSlfc? Druggists everywhere. ' V) Price tl per bottle, or tlx bottles fbr 15 sep si?iy _ ? C. WARR1NER, WATCHMAKER, No. 339 Pa. ae?a??, betwid 9tk and 10<4 rtriili, M WASHlBBTOH, D. c. to Watebfc ?** klBd of rejalrs Medical PBIVATK MEPH AL TBKATIII ... OH TM HILOTOPHICAL VIEW OY MiUU?X, Wf U. B. LA CROIX, m. !>., ALBANY, If. T, IZTV&Pft* ui m Flae, Plain, i Lithographs uid Plates rrlci ralf ?waa?T-rivn SflU ?#? ?/ ftlMfl M ?li 9f tk4 Fmm (^HKAPCTT BOOK EYER PWBLlBHKD? V> ud containing BMrlf . doable (be quantity of read- ey In* matter la that of the ** FIFTY CENT OR DOL LAR PUBLICATIONS. It treat* on the PHYSIOL 0#Y OP MARRIAGE, ? at the Seoret InArmlOes, and Disorder of Youth and *.vy v< t -v | Maturity, resulting from ex cesses, which d??troy the s,^ physical aad mental pow- ^5% cm, with Observadoas en ? .Manias, Its duties and ClMuallficaOMM, aad their remedies :wlth Li.l or n ,-t- . Anatomj and Physiolrgy. ar.d D iseases of the Re predoetm Organ* of both srxe*, their structure, 1*1, and fhsfflfru A popular and rornpt?he?i ?ire Treatise oo 'be Duties aad Catmalttaa of g'enad married life? happt aad frnltfni , mode of securing them? Infelicitous aad Isdenin' <:.es?their obviatloe aid removal.?Import*..-, t L'nts to those contemplat e matrimony, tfcai w.U overcome objection* tr It; none, htm-eeer. should take this Important step without first consulting it* I ugas?<ammeatart?s on the dlseaae* and madmsl treatment of females from itJhaty tm aid ace. each rase graphically Illustrated by beautiful lYihogra i lilc plates?eereout debility. Us caoaes aad cure. ?' s process at ooce so simple, safe, and eflbrtual Iu at mil u re Is Impossible? rules for daily macaco treat?an essay on Spormatorrhaa, with practical < Innervations on a saJW and more soocesrfal mode of treatment?precautionary hlats am the evils re. suiting from empirical practice?an essay oa all C iseases arising from indiscretion, with plain aad a mple rules by which all persons can cure them solve* without mercury?remedies for those self inflicted miseries and disappointed hopes so on fortunately prevalent In the voting It 1st truth fwl adviser to the married and thoee centennial lav cootempUllh* numiage. Its perusal is particularly reoomrnend ed to persons entertaining secret doubt* at their physical condition, and who art ooasclous at hav ing hazarded the health, happlne**. and privileges t which every human being Is entitled. Price TWENTY-FIYECENTS per eopr. or Five Copies for One Dollar Mailed free of pest nge to all parts of the United States j|. B.?Those who prefer msv consult Dr. LA CROIX upon aay of the diseases epos which this b <>k treats, either personally or by mail Medi cine sent to any part of the Union according to di rt* tlons, safely packed and carefully aecured from all obscuration Address Dr. M B l.A CROIX. No 31 Maiden Lane, or Post Oflce Box 57?. Albany. N. Y. IT^ Office open dally ftom 9 a m to V p m an i on Sunday from i until ip m jryOfliceftEMOVF.Pfrom No S6 Beaver st to '<1 Maiden Laae, Albany, !i. Y. dee??> DOCTOR HOOFLAIID'I CELEBRATED GERMAN BITTERS, pacrsRan Br Dr. C. M. JA? Kb?V Philadelphia, Pa., will arracrr*LLV ceaa LIYK* COMPLAINT, DYSPIPSIA, r i?tiUte<, Ckramir or ?rr??i D?M?ty, I)??? * MM.< of tkt Ktdmrp*. amd ail D ?rutsy from s Dtto*d*rt4 Ltrtr at Stomach Stu h as Constipation, Inward Plies. Fullnefv or 2<lood to tbe Head. Acidity of the Htomach. Nau ~ea. Heartburn. Disgust for food. Fullness. or Weight in the StomarL.Sour Eructations. Sink ing or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stoma, h, Swimmiiifr of the Head. Hurried aad Difib?ul'. HreatLiag. Fluttering ot tbe Heart. C bo king or Suffocating Sensations when in a lctin? Posture, timnon of Vision. Dots of Wpos iwfore th? Sight, Fever and Dull Pain in the Head, L>efi cicncy of Persplration. Yellownei* of the Skia and Eves. Pain in tbe Side. Itack. Chest. I.lmbo Ac., Sudden Flushes of Heat Burning in the Flesh. Constant Imaginings of Evil, and great Depression of Spirits. FTHE PROPRIKTOR, In calling the attention -I of tbe public to this preparation, does so vrtth a ft-eling at tbe utmost conhdenoe in Its viitutn ai.d adaptation of it to the diseases for which it Is recommended. It Is no new and untried article, but one that ha* stood tbe test oft ten years' trial bef-?re the Amer ican people, and Its reputation and sale Is unrl vslieo by any similar preparations extant. Tbe U?>iintony in its ftvor given by the most promi nent and well-known Physicians and Individuals, iu all parts of the country is immense. Tbe fol lowing from North Carolina is n-*pectfnlly sub mitted, referring any who may still doubt, to the ?'Memorabilia, or Practical Receipt Book fai Farmers and Families, to be bad grails of all tbs Agents for the German Bittern Principal O&ce and Manufactory, 1M ARCB STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA. TESTIMONY PROM NORTH CAROLINA Ct'ttjieati of Dr. W ffiat lk,of ftm* Hill, Ritk vtend r oasis y. C Pin* tliLL, March4,1^ Da. C. M . Jacxeoit, Philadelphia?Dear Sir: 1 ha /* been a subioct at Dyspepsia, in Its wnr? form, for the last ave years Such was my condi tion for twelve morJi* tku: the ph'VKiclans and all wlo saw roe said I must die. *Vhl> In thit con ttir>n I was carried to th* watering places ta Vlr f Tennessee and North Carolina, but was not benefitted by *r,y water to wul< h I was tak? a. While on my way home 1 stopped ? week at Ruth erfurdton. a small village in North Carolina to try the eflect of some Chalybeate water in thai place. About the last of the week I went : tea ' fir-g store to get some medicine for my child and myself There were several of the village pbvsl - clans in tbe store, and one of thean sewined to take _ t u, j ksi^ asi tJtW* W some interest in mv case, and after asking me roi'i" questions, said he bad been a dv?peptlc and had been greatly benefitted by tbe use at HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTER*, prepared by *?0.1, and he insisted that I world try t^e Bitter* He also called the next day at my room, and In piv'ed so much that I would try tbeaa that I asked him to get roe oae bottle. He did it. and 1 cem mcuoed taking it as directed, and 1 wax more ben eli'ied by It than all the water aad medicine 1 had ev??r taken After reaching home one of mv neighbors camf to rn?> for a prescription and medicine. (b?- a dys peptic.) and I gave him aearly ail the Hitters I fci.d left, which effected much good in h.? case He has often called on me for more of the same kind of medicine, saying he was more beneflrud by it than any other be had taken. but I have w* ber-n able to get any more fbr him or myself since, will you. therefore, please ship me a docca ? more as M>on as posalhk*. Respectfully, yours, W.8MITB D R. HOORFR. Roget't Shire, Wake Co., N. C. October sU, lt>53, says: '?Having exueiit-nced very great benefit from tht uie? of HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTERN in Chronic l>ywntery and functional dimngem-iut of the Liver, and its concomitant evils, I au> dt*?.ir?u? of oblaining a Quantity of It for the benefit of n;y community. You will, therefore, please tends lot, Ac., Ac. CERTIFICATE OP WM J, ATWOOD. Hvmtsvillb, Yadkin Co , N C 1 November 1st, ls55 > Dr. C. M . Jackson?Dear bir : Allow me toex? pru- > to you my sincere thank* for your discovery of a medicine which, to say the leart of it, has ef k* Vd a cure that all other medicines, that 1 have taken, have entirely failed todo HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS have cured me of tht most stubborn and aggravated case of the rtLX? that, perhaps, ever fell to the lot of m^n My care Is not a stranger in this community, as I im we.i known In this and the surround lug counties, an"4 can truly say that my recovery has astounded i my friends and relations, as 1 bad tried everythl reci mmended, aad nothing did rnc any ^<*4 c til I was prevailed upon to try the Bitter*. Y are at liberty to rnahe any use of this con.mu'.^A tion for tbe benefit at tbe aftlctud, you stay think propu. Truly, yours, v\M. i. ATWOOB. These bltiers are tnurtif ngttabU, they invig orate and strengthen the systemf never } - .' -.raU it, and can be ustd for Irrfinu as well as adults MI For sale by respectable dealers everym here, and ? by 7. D- OILMAN, Washington; J. L RJU WELL, Georgetown, aad J. &. PIER PONT, Alexandria. mar 1 ly RLUKE'S EAGLE PLl'MRUIH AND ?AB UTTING DEPOT. 'TWIE subscriber respectfully announces to his A mends and the public la general that be ha recelved the first lot of the celebrated DO IMiE'S DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AND FORCE PUMP, which received tbeSlLYEU MFUAl. at the late Fair of the Metropolitan Mechaaics' Insti tute, and is now prepared to furnish all who may favor him with a call H is stock of GAS FIXTU R ES are unsurpassed la the District. W ith his corps of competent workaea be prides himself to fill any orders in the PLUMBING AND GAS-FlTTlNG line with promptness and , despatch LL^" Ail work done warranted to give ceropiets satisfaction. JOHN RF.ESF, nuiy 3?tf comer th st. and Pa. swane LETTERS TO THE PEOPLE on Health and Happiness, by Catherine E Beet her la paper J7*, cloth 50c. H Istory of the Council of Treat, from the F reach by John McCllntock, D D., f 1 T tke " J*"( i New volume of Harper's Story Book, tl TAYLOR A MAURY'S Ml* near tth tuoet. J