Newspaper of Evening Star, April 11, 1855, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 11, 1855 Page 4
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EVENING STAR. IS THIS EIGHT 1 Brother! co' <*oow, let's consider, Do we live our lives arifht? Fe the standard of our reasoning The simple question?Is this right? When God designed the world for man, Cacli was glorious in His sight, But now vice reigns, and with it sorrow, Man the author?Is this right: Some th*re are who? having power, Act like tyrants with their might: Crushing hearts of those who serve ;!)cm, Careless, hefrile?*->l * this rlrht? Others, chosen to he stewards Of Goal's treasures, gra?p them tight, Make them serve a selfish purpose. And wrong the poor?p-"ay, '* thi? right: ?o?ae of weak and erring nature. Make them.*' v? a hideous plight; Abuse their freedom, make themselves Degraded, brutish?Is this right? 8cme vicious, wastina p ecion* hour*, In hrawlin*, wrangling, day and night; To God's first laws no reverence paying ; iinplu* brawlers?Is this right .5 Some seem to think that they wore bom Only to swear to cu'ss and fight,. And make a fri?httul hell of earth . Oh, erring brother?Is this right? Others who bnve talents given, Meant to b?; te man a light, Easely pandering, strive to hide It, shameless panderers?Is this right ? Let us then, henceforth determine To reform these evils quite, Let each his part do in the matter, We soon shall see tint all is right! in Old Adag?, suited to Pre lent Time. What is lighter than a feather? Dost, my friend, in dryer weather. And what is lighter than the dust, I pray? The wind that watts it far away. A fid what is lighter than the wind ? The lightness of a woman's mind. To Beautiful Young Ladies.?The Cincinnati Public Ledger thus discourses to the beautiful young ladies of his town: "Why," says'he, "is it that many of our most beautiful young ladies of this city, while walking in the street are in the habit of holding up their dresses with "both hands, as though they were going to catch something in their laps?a bad practice really, and should not be car ried to such an extent as it is, or cant they tind no other use for their hands while walking. Get a fan, or a small parcel of something, but let the dress alone, unless in crossing the street, or where there is mud, but we presume it is done for show; however, we'll ask our better half when we go home." His better half will tell him that he Las nothing to do with other ladies' dresses. Iron Walls.?We have been shown a miniature specimen of an iron wall, designed a3 a substitute for brick, in the const ruction of buildings?the inven tion of Jason L. Burdick, a practical builder, and an inventor of some repu tation. The pieces of iron employed are ingeniously shaped, so as to secure light ness with great strength, apparently, and the wall thus constructed may be easily taken in pieces and re erected, with com paratively little labor or expense. The most striking peculiarity is, that the plate3 of iron used in forming the walls are connected withcutbolts?N. Y. Jmr. Com. C^Tu the suit of Kicrstcd Agt. The People, &c., and the Rector of Trini .y Church, &.I.. in which the plaint'ff, as a descendant o? Anneke Yarz, claims for himself and his co-heirs the lands and other property now held by the church, a decision was rendered on Monday mor ning by the Supreme Court in favor of the defendants, on the ground that the State cannot be sued in its own tribunals by a private individual.?X. Y. Eve. Post. ?-FaTAL Quarrel.?A lew days since, two boys, aged respectively 15 and 17 years, quarrelled about a sled at Car thage, N. Y., when the elder boy, named Bohall, kicked the other boy in the neck, killing him on the spot. Tlio sand in the hour-glass re minds us not only of the swift flight of tim?, but also of "the dust into which we are one day to crumble. MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN STEAMERS. TV'atiiC. Leu re For Day*. Uniou New York....~Havre ...Apl. 7 A-^a Boston Liverpool.. Apl 11 Washington Bremen New York..Mar & America....... Livtrpool.... Boeton .. Mar. 31 fip-Tlie California leave New York on the 5th and :M)th of each mouth. ARRIVALS AT PRINCIPAL HOTELS. Rational Uotal- a. d. wiluso J S Wright, 111 Mr Carter, Mil N P Havwari, Mi Mus Carter, do W C Campbell, NY C ii Kuliler, Nil J i* Pr< slon, do P H Brilt'iu, Ala F H UoyH, Md Mio- B?n?on, Md J Miilen, do V U Soared, Va W Catla, do L tkou, Pa I. K Blair, do II ?uniuic son, Va U B Jonts, d~> DrN U Smith, Md D II Btanchard,?!? ? Jfi Andrews, do J P Km;, Ga P B Wills & lady, Va W J Gi aert, NY W II Puryear, do A Dill?r. Pa J II Cooper, do C Mscomber, X V Dr ft K Chandler, do *J Fowler, do L Andrews, do M Raleigh. da Crown*' Hotel?T- r.&l aaovnr. L Harding, La J Van Doren, jr, Va I. Tyler, Va J Smith,do J C P. < Mark, DC II II IHnt, Pa O XcGarr do V/ E Dunn, NC J Money ^ lady, Del E Anderson. Tenn J ilaruuaii, do II T Colston, Vi J R lfeuglisui:, Ca! F II 3eol;, Md A Bencher, NO T Dennie, do W H Purycord, Va C Brawuer, do W S Morrison, NY J T Obourne, do W ftlcCltllaa, d ? J L t?t- v.-ns, NY II J Crawford, Va D D Dowser St lady, O J II Martiu, Pa B M Miller, XY J Staunton, Va W M Cooper, do T Allen, Hy J il Green, Fa An Oldham, do Wliiardt' Hotel?a. a. hj. c. willskd. ii A Mayo, Va II, NY H Meriani, do Mrs W Burri't, do T T t r^vjn. LfSN Miss Burritt, do Lt Uar.kii. ad, do F F Buit G K Griswabl, tlo R E Peierson, Jr, Ni F V. Krrbie, Cat 31rs R E Pelersoa. do P A Kelly, Mi Mrs Whiiaker, X Y l.t Col Juhuston, U3A W Whyird, do A Uuuhins, NU Mrs Jariaiae L raraiiiuuUe, L John.' tone K Ssiby, Ml Khkwooi IXomaa?i., kikkwogd. T Ha vison. M J j rrwtJ Md J U nliams, XC j r Majrncter, do A W RnWin^s, Md N P Cawa fc l?r J D E.UK r,do RK rear;, Nil D T Pope, do C T Broadu', Va United States Hotel ?t. C. KKJUT. A Patrick, Md F. Gaiv, Md . Mr r.tsch^, DC P H Guy, do J T&venftr, Va S W Worsts, do J Wysocj, do * firmioa Ilouir, Alexandria} Va. a. nawTOX, /aoraieto*. . j, II M Drane, NC J M Fn th, NJ H Ganotr, Md fl 11 Horner, do T R Lov^. Vs 0> pt J BaAer, Va \V P r'an.-h, >*.o K r taoohoccira, dc J Fife. A A Mr.r-h:.ll,dO J J AmMer, do W Bouiervilie, do A Neff, do G 8 4*een, do E C Marshall, io KO KtoJardson, da J C R.c!i*rd?< n, do J 3 Barbour, jr, d'J G B MaiiLj, do L W Youi'f; Md U T Jenkins, uo SOBLL * (JOYD, BLIND MAKERS & UPHOLSTERERS, WOULD respemftlly inform their friends and the public generally that thevf are prrpircd to attend to all orders in the'r liue of business. All kind*of UPnOLSTERINO nratly executed; such as?Cutting andj Making Carpet*. Fitting down Matting J and OH Cloth, Waking and fitting npg Bed and Window Curtains, Hair, S liuck S and other Mattresses, Pew and other ? cushions, spring B.d?, I'OWster, ^ ? I'nairs. We have in store- Window Shade*and Trimmings, Cords and Tassels, Split Blinds, W i<le Paper for Curtains. VENITIAN BLINDS made in nuy style, and old ditto repaired to look as writ as nrw. All kinds of old Work repaired, and all or der* thankfully received and promptly attended to for ca?h, or a perfcct understanding before hand. If vou.want the worth of your money just five us a call, at No 291 Fa. avenue, south ?ide,bet\v. 9th and 10th streets mar 80?tf Proposal3 for buildirg Light Houas on "Sev en foot Knoll,*' mouth of Fatapoco Biver, Maryland. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, ) OrriCK or Light Hoist Board, V Washinjton, D. C. March 27, 1855. ) PROPOSALS will be received until the JOlh of April neit, (on which day the Lids will be opened) for furnishing tlie materials, (ofwrought and ast iion) and building a light-house, upon screw pile foundations, on "Seven fool Knoll," at the mouth of Patafsco river, Md , by the 30rh of Decetn I bpr next. 1 (Detailed drawings of the plan of the ligbt-hoi*a c in te seen at this office (No. 67 Winder's Build ing.) Should any hid be accepted, a contract will be ex ecuted at once. No payment will be made until the whole work is completed: and before it is received It must be ap | proved by the agent of the Government appointed to superintend the work?said agent having power to ' reject all materials and workiranship not in accord ance with the terms of the contract. The right is reserved to reject any ard all bids that may not be deemed advantageous to the public I interest. ... . .. All bids should be ttaled and addressed to the un I demised, endorsed "Proposals for Seven-foot Knoll Light-House." _ EDMD. L. F. I1ARDCASTLE, mar28? eolm Engineer Secretary. SEWING MACHINE AGENCY. TUE undersigned, having been appointed sole agent for the sale of Wheelsf, Wilson 8t Co.'i Sewing Machines in the District ol Columbia, le specifully notifies the public that he U prepared to | furnish any number that may be ordered at short no ttce, and to guarantee the i. stmctions that may be necessary to enable purchasers to work them to [ their enure EaiisfacliQ?K.Jtnd to keep them in per 1 feet order. -r The e admirable Machines, having n? ceived the highest premiums wherever they have been exhibited, can be confidently relied on to do all the varieties ol family sewing, as well those ol tailors, clothiers, shirt makers, u?aaiua makers. &c So soon as our arrangements can be completed I we shall have an office ? pen, where the ?n:hinea can be seen running at all line* during the day, and where specimens of the .sewing may he hucl. The price for a Machine coinpicte in *11 respects has been reduced to $100. P. J. r>TEBR, t WadUasam Plata, Seventh stiect. mar 31?eo2w FINE" WATCHES. HAVING made a considerable addition to tny stock of I HOLD HUNTING PATENT IEVEP.S, and ladiss' watches Of fi/st quality, heavy 18 ca at J cast's. Also, SILVER WATCHES for boy3. I oiler tiieiu at greatly reduced prices. The movements are selected with great care, and every Watch is warranted. Persons in want of a fin* timekeeper are invited to examine my assortment. II SEMKEN, No. 330 Pa. avenue, betw. Sihand 10th sts. mar30 __ Si:ECTACLKS, EYE GLASSES, &c , Go]J, Silver, and fir.u Steel Spectacles, Eye Glas ses. he , {&7? Particular attention paid to the selection of Glasses adapted to tlie eyes of wearers. M. W. GALT k BRO., Jewelers, 334 Pennsylvania avenue, mar 23?tf JOSEPH GAWLRB) CABINET MAKER & UNDERTAKER, prNXSYLVANIA AVENUE, between 17th and lfth streets, (Fiist Ward.) Old Furi it'tre repair-d and new made to order.? Coffins made and r murals attended to at the short est notice. ijQ- A share of patronage is solicited, mar ol?eolm R. H. G1LLET, Cottnitllor at L*w? Oln aad resi^ncs iu Franklin Row, corasr of E ?cd IhlrWmth street. 08?<I6in CIURLXS UASKIJIS, Archlttct. 'i'o. at'cnue, Ictvo:en Tenth end Kitutut'i <treeU,) Washington, d. c. WILL continue to furnish Plans, detail working iMawuig*. end specMfefltiutu ol buildings ik every description,and also to Jf^crintenil their?rec SPECTACLES. /"^OLD, Silver, Light Pteel, and Silver-plated V,y Spectacle?, suitable for all ages and all kinds [ o; eyes. Also, Gold, Shell and Horn Eyeglasses. Pebbles, Perifocal, near sighted and all otlier kind of Spectacle G a^se.s kept constantly on hand, and wit' be set in old frames at short notice and at a sm <11 expense. For sale very low by E. K LUNDY, No. 138 Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. mar 21?tf BEAUTIFUL WHIT* TEETH. Healthy gums, and a sweet breath All who are desirous of obtaining these bene tiu, siiould use ZERMAN'S CELEBRATED TOOTH-WASH. TliiJ delicious article combine so many meritorious qualities, that it haa now be come a staixla/d favorite with the citizens of New Y?rk, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Dentists pre scribe it in their practice most successfully, anu from every tource the most flattering laudations ar> awarded it. IuflaineJ and bleeding gums arc immediately ben efittei by iu use; its action upon them is mild, soothing and effective. It cleanses tlie teeth sr. thoroughly, that they are made to rival p^arl in whiteness, and difluse3 through the mouth such a delightful freshness?, that the breath is rendered ex qui.*itc!y sweet. It disinfects all those impurities which tend to produce decay, and as a consequence, whnn tiiesc arc removed, the icclh mu?t always re main sound. It is used and recommended by all the ensinen' Dentist.! in NVw York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities where it has bc^n introduced. All should give it a trial. Prepared only by FHANCI3 ZRRMAN, Dnii?3bt and Cheuuu, Ninth and Catharine streets, Phila delphia, and sold by all Diarists everywhere, at '25 cenls per bottle. W. 11. GlLLMAN, jan 17?3m Agent fiir Washington City. ? A BOOK WHICH EVERY BUSINESS MAN IX.TIIE DISTRICT WANTS.?The Washington City Directory, oul* 75 ccnts a copy, half price, ?\n be had at ALEX. AD\MSON?S, on Seventh street, opposite to tlie Post Office, where he keeps con ? stantly on hand a flne .-usoKment of Blank U?-ks, Pens, Ink, Paper, Playing and YiSiung Curds,Gaiues, &c. He is agent fur all the cheap publications, Magazines and Newspapers. London lllustiated News, Bell's Life, Times and Fuuch received by every steamer. New York Ilcraid, Times, and Tribune received every night and delivered to subscribers mar So?lm 1CW BOOKS at SIIILLINGTON'S BOOKSTORE. Ths Immaculaie Conception; or, The Mother of G?d; an exptisition ty the Right Rev. Bishop Ulla tliorne G ovtli in Holiness, or the Progress of the Sfirit uil life, by tlie author of All for Jesus Th<; Metropolitan Mazazine for April. The Slave of tlie Lamr, by Win. Noitii Everyth ng in the Stationciy line Ail the r.ew looks published received immediate ly aHerwards and for tale at 8HILL1NGTO V'S Bookstore, Odon Building, corner 4^' st. and Pa. ave. apr I? WANDERINGS IN CORSICA, CORSICA; Picuiresqne, historical and social, with a sketch of the early life of Napoleon, translated from the German by Edward Joy Morrij?price i 0 Lecture on English Literature from Chancer to Tennyson, by Henrv Reed, price $1 25 Jnt-l published and for sale at TAYLOR k MAURY'S, mar 22 Bookstore, near DJi st. THE SUPERB PLAN O, MANT'FACTCREDexpresily tor the late exhi uun in this city, by Bacon k Raven, and whieli receivH a kkoaL, is now on exhibition at our store. This magnificent specimen of >uperior sk;i! will be returned to New York at an early day, ustess disposed of. We are aninotized to sell it UP?? T' rea*?a!',,5 terms. We have slsvfor saie ttiat beautiful instranient, manufsctured by llallet. Davis 4t. (,o.,Boston, which receivc^ the trfSt diploma at the recent exhibition. Yr^- Te always on band a large raid superior stock of 1 .auos from the above mmm lactones. Old Pianos taken in exclK itge. JOHN F ELLIS, 306 Penna. avenue near Tenth street, mar ii? CLOTHIHG AVD CLOT HUT G MATERIALS. >g.} Naty DrrutTMivr, Bureau of Provisions .ind C lcthing, Wafhngton, April 2,1855. SEPARATE PROPOSALS. Mbd and widorfed MPropoMtfi for Navy Clothing and Clothing lie terials," will be received at this olflae until 3 o dock "p. m , on the 1st day of May n*xt, for furnishing and delivering, (on receiving s:xty days' notice,) at each or either of tie nary yards at Charlestown, Massachusetts, Brooklyn, New York, orOofpcrt, Vir ginia, the quantities bslow *eMt?ored o" any or all of t>ie following nane 1 article* of ravy clothing and j c'othing materials, and such further quantities of the same as may fce ordered by the cbiaf of th'.a ba nyan, or by the oomaaadants of the raiJ navy-yards ' reapective'y, during the fiscal year oommeuc'ngon ?he 1st day of Joly ne\% and asdisg on the 80th cf | June, 1S55, Tia: Pea ja -kets, made of b!uo pilot cloth 2,COO Round jackcts, made of fcluu cloth 3,000 Trowssrs, made of b ut cloth 3 5W Blue flannel overshtrts 6,003 Blue flautol under hirts 6 Bio* flannel drawers 5,030 Blue flatnel jumpers 3,000 Blue flanntl, ;n the place yards 60,0C0 HarnsUy thceting frocks .........? ?? J.COO Canvas du?k trows? r3 0 Barns! ey sheeting, in the jieje yard* 18,0C0 Canvas dock, in t*e pltce yards 3 000 Blue cioth cape 4,v0 Calfskin shoes pairs 4 000 Kip Bkin dices, high cut.? I *?*? 4 000 Wrollen s cks, Nos. 1 and 2~ pairs 8,000 tfattreares. (with two covers each) 2.C00 Vaakin, blue yards 8,C00 Blacked 0 Black silk handkerchiefs....... Bite saiice* 3,000 Biro satinet, in the pie yard* o,0<v Tha cloth for the pea jackets shall ba twilled .nilot cloth of American manufac.ur*, rure inligo t lue, wool dyed. It eb&li be 64 inches wide. and woigh 2C ounces per ya d. It ihall have a list on eseb ? Ige composed of 24 white threads, of all wool. All pie es weighing le*f 'ban 85 ounces par yard wIM be r.u-'cted; and each ba'e of about300 yards, must av erage .6 ounces per yard. Tna cloth f.r round jackstr, blue cloth trowsars. ?nd blue caps shVl be twilled, ell worl, of American raanufhc'.uro. a?d pore indigo blue, wool dyed. It ?hall bnve a list en ea;h edge compored of 24 white thread, cf all wool. All jiecee under 17 A oun-es per jard wi 1 bo reacted; and each bs la of about 300 yards mnst am age IS ounce* per yard. Tee eatinet mist be Am?iiran rcarufesturcd, 27 inches wia? inside of 1 st, which list mu?t consist of not lesa than 12 wbile wocllen throais on each ?f the cloth, wovoo in the whole length of the p'ece: rust weijh not 1 -t* than PJ ouncoa pT yard to contain ia each piece about 28 yatde; th? w?rp must be cotton, pore i d'g") b1 ue, yam dye-d; a-d ?he filling wool, pur ; imluo bl ? e, wool dj ed. JSeoh bale of 400 yvue shall aterace 9# ounces to the yard, and no piece st ail be b-low OJ, v ounces to tho I yard. The satinet trowsers must be made of mat - I rial like th ? above. Tie flanntl rnuet be a'l r-col, Am*ri<wn manufac urei, wccldyetf, pure indigo Llun, and twilled; mu?t be i pieces of o0 y rls in length, 27 irchee *ide, weighing 5 ounce? per y*vd, with a li-t on acb eJge of 4 whlto woollea threats wovnn iu th?* whole length of ihe pi re To b? packed in lales o :0 pieces, the pi^cis to ba rolled scp*rat5iy ui!Jiout | iloth beards Li ch Lil ?t> contain 500 yards and l.")6Jj pounds flannel. No p??ve to h ve a less aver age weight than 4-8-10 o- tccs per yard The overshlrU, undershirt*, dravtr?, and juitp ris mu?t be male of llinu^l like th*> above The Barnsley sheet ng iiiu?t be free from rotten, 80 incben in wi-Jth; weight tvelve cuacaool-100 per .rd; texiur*. 4 ty 4 ti 1-1G iueh. The canvas duck mu?t le free from cotton. 27 In- lies in width, end about G5 yards in the jkee, douhlo thw), wrp aud fi liar. We^ht elcht ouk&s '3 100 per yarJ. Testurs by 10 to inch. The sfcoe> miut be 'tamped with the contractor's name nut h^r of shoe, a d year whei mvj?; the 'z-3 to he in the f>i!oaiEg proportion for each 50 rair-*, unle-** othsiwisa or 'cred, vis: 4 of No. 5, 9 of ^o 0 l'i of No. 7,12 cf \o. 8,0 of No. 9,3 of No. 10, of No. 11. They are to conform in ali respects to th? sr.'npl s at lha yard , end to be d-liverad in good ftro^g boxes, 63 pa!.rs in e*ch. The r.a ce cf the cont-&c tor, co:it?iiti, and the j ear whan male, maiked on earh box. Ihe ?elf "kin and the klp-:-kia uhoea to be picked ia fi'pirate br ao3 The woollen txeke muit b? tcvon or knit, and conft rm to eamp'c. The mattrrA es :nu t wei^b 10 poi*n la, inrludimt t:cking, which is to be cut 6 fee- in length and 3i HctM w?de The co*er-? mu t mea-ur- 71 inches in length and 29 i^clu* in width. The hair, ticlisg, and covcrs mu t conform ti Eamp es. Tbv nankin nmrt be the be?t blue Atrcriean na^ Sin, 2C Inches wido, texture 5 threads by 4 thr-?ds to the ldtli cf an inci, dved with j: /re 3engal in digo. The b'r.n> c.tfi murt w??gh sis pcunls per pai', and measure 5S by 78 inches ea^h. A bale cf 60 ptks mast weigh COO poantfs, a:id no pair shall wei^h >r-? thai 5 pounds 13 ou.">c*s. Tb*y ma t be ot Amtiican m^nuiartare, made of clsan wcol. and ea-h Var.ket must he marked "U. 8. Navy.'' Tbt black 851*1 hMiik( rchi-fn must le 3lJ^by31ji inrhiw. and weigh 1 onn*e asd 12 gxains Trey; tcx ture 14 by 2Z to V6 IbcL. A eebedule of the thr e s-izes for e?cli ICO p!? cei of made ap clAthinr wi'i be found with the s mples at the regjirUve t?d all tha above articles, io clurting tne nec ssary buttons, rings, 4c, ara to be fully equal In the quality, texture, c;lor, wright, acd ii'.ish of material, and conic,rm in patt rn, s:z*^, an i wurkifie.n-hip to said simples. The nnmber cr quautity wt-i^h will be reqnir'd of ?aeh of iha for*toing art'cles cannot be p.eci*?ly stated. It will not be less, howeTer, tbrn th* qcan ttty SDec'fialin the foregoing list. Tie coatr^cts 1, theref .re, be made <br the quantity of e*? h ar tie'e so sp?cifi?J, and fcr su'.h further quauiity s the bares u may require The pric? must bt uniform at all thittaticr.s All the above arlirios Bfurt be subject toiuch i-> spection at the pine* of delivery as th- chi- f of tli's bureau xuay direct; and no article will be reared ?hat iT net full? equal to the eamp?e in every re '?pect and whl^b dees nctcoofjrm to the Mipula tiorsand proxi.'onsol ?b" con rart to be Made The rhole cu't te delirorad a* the rLk and ex penio of the contrrctor. 1 ach box end b*Je to be mark?d wi'h the cintra:tor's name. The in peeling effleera to bt appciat^d by the Navy I>epartmeDt. The oflers muft distinguish th" pri-es for ?aih ar ticle mentioned, 6n) m?it Im calculi.t d to cover every exrec?* attending ttc faitilment of tha con tract, inciu iiog the nece-ury buttons. In cue of failure on the ptrt of tha contractors to lellver the .everal art'cl<rt which may bs cnl red from t"em. a' Oie prtptr iirne end ojUuprsp-rqual ity, the Chief of the i:urean of Provision? and Cloth ing sha'l he e.urho-lzed to purchase or direct pur ?has?h> to " e made of wh*t ma> be required to sup ply the deUoiency, under the penalty to be 'xprestod in the 0'ntract; th-* ncord of a requisition, r a du p'leite copy ttutrr.of et the Bur<^u of Provls:on9 ^nd Clothinr, or at either ot the navy yard^ af re -aid, sha'l te evide co that fcuch reqaislticn has be?n mrde jnd re^iv.d. Two or more approved sure ties In a sum ?qual to the estlmattd amouut of ths respecllve contracta will be required, aod 'en per c-ntum wl'l bo with ' hell from the amwat of ?1] f>avmants on sccount \ thereof as collat-ral facurlty; and n^t in any e?#nt be paid untii it Is. in all nvpeo scorn pi led with; and ninety per contom of the amoant of all de i e-les ma?le will te raid by the navy agent within tblrtv lays ater triplicate blls, :uly authenticated shall have been pr.rented to Mm. Bidders whoeo proposal a are accepted (and none others) will be forthwith notified, and &s early as practicable a contract will be transmitted to thera for execution, wliHh contract mutt be returned to the bureau within live daya, exclusive of the time required for the vesruiir truusmisMon of the mail. A record, ?r duplicate of the letter inf>rmirg a bldd r ot toe acrs^tan*e of hi>< projosal: will be dee me-J a notification thereof, witnin the meaning of the act of H16. and hla hid will be made and ae cept^d in conformity with the understtndiDg. Every offer ma' e uiust b > accciap tnled (as di rected in the act of f*ongrass making sppropri* tions for the naval swviaa f.-r 843-'4T. avp-ored 10th August, 181?) by a written g'jaranUe.eignod by one .-?r mo^ responsible persons, tJ the ct hat he or tvey unier'aho tha* tha bidder or bidders will, if his crthdr bid bo acc ptid. enter into an oMUati',n within uva daywith good aud sufficient sur^t'ea to f^rais"> the supplies propceel. The bureau will not br? ?bligal id to coiiaider suy pop^-al utxlfs- at> cotupauied by !he ^uarantre required by lrw; the competency of tlis gnir-ntaeto L eert'fie lby the uary agent, district attorie.-, or the c liect ;r ol the rastc ms. Blank- f. rm 'f may b: obtained on np pfwituKi t'l the navy agtntx at Portsmouth, Aew llamj , Totfon, Nrw York. PhQcddphia, Haiti more, H'xihiiigtu.x, Z\orftAk, lknsaada, and at this bureau. Tht at'tnli-m nf bidders is called to thi sample sand de:aipt'on of articles rrqwrti. as, ia the inspection be/vrt recejt.inn, a just but rigid comparison wi l te made be. to m the articles and the samples and o/ntruc', receiving none thatfaBbeJaw tlum; and their attrr.i(0H is "lsoparS~vlarly directed U thtanr.exal r-inl resolution, m addition to the act of (he 10th of AuguX, 1846. v Pxtract from the acl of Congress approved Au.ust 10, 1846. "Sic. 6 And. be it further enacted, Tha* from and afts: the n?ge of ^hii a:t every p:orosal for na v*l supnlias invited by the Soer t*r/of the Navy, under tha proviso to the geueral epprcpriatlot^b il for the navv, approved March third, eighteen hun deed and i^rty^hree, thall be accompanied by a written guarantee, signed b/ one or more mporri kij Mt?'u' to th? aflt*".t that he or taey uadertake h?t the bidder cr bidders will, if Lia or their bid be aooeptod, enter into an obligation in&uch time at mar bv pr?ioiibed by the Secret*ry of the Nary, with good and jsIEcwi' sureties, to furnish the sap* plies prop S!?o. No j,r)po?al aba'l be considered un less aocomp. niad by ?a guarantee. If after the a.-ctp'sjie* cf a p~opo?al and a notification thrieofio the bidder or b:dders,~he oi? they ahaii fail to ecter Into an obllgati n within the time presorfbeefby the Sectary ofth: Navv with pood a?id cufflcient sure ties, for rurci*hiar tbe supplies, then tl o Secretary of th? Navy ehall procot-d to oc-ntrsct wl.h some otbe ? person or persons far furnishing tha said sup pit**, ani e>ail forthwith ca ve th? 4lffTencib> tveen the amount contained in the propeenl ?o guarantied tod the amount tar which h* "*7 contracted for furnishing the eel* suppliee *>' whole period of the proposal to be cha-ged ?P against Mid bidder or Udders, and his or thrtr gmar an tor or guarantors; and the Mm* mav be inu?e<H? atelv recovered by the United States, fcr th? ose of the Nary Department, in an aetton of debt against either or ail of said perrons." . [TublfcTNo.7.1 Jot itt Rtsowmoi* relative to bids for provision*, clothing, and nail stores for the ore of the nary. Resolved by the Senate and House qf Represm*!* tiwes of the United Wa'ss of America in OmgrtJt a* temUedy That all bids for ruppliee of prorutocs, clothing, and smsll stores for the use of the nary may be rejected, at the option of the department, if made by one who is not known as a manufceturer of, or regular dealer in, the article proposed to be furnished, which fact, or the reverse, must be dis tinctly stated in the bids off-red; that the bids of ail persons who may hare foiled to comply with the conditions of any contracts thev mmr ously entered into with the United States shall; ?t the option of the department, be rejected; that il more than one bid be offered for the supply of an article on account of any one party, either in his own name, or in the name of his partner, clara, or any other person, the whole of such bids shall be re jected at the option of the department; and that ?>? partners of any firm shall not be received as lure ties for each other; and that, whenever it may be deemed necessary, for the interest of the govern ment and the health of the crew* of the United States veeeels, to procure particular brands of flou. which are known to keep beet on distant stations, the Bureau of Provisions and and Clothing, with the approbation of the Secretary of the Navy, be, p.nd hereby is, authorised to procure the same on the beet terms, in market overt. Approved '27 March, 1854. April I?l*w4w PROSPERI'S CORNET BAND NO. 1 MR. FREDERICK PROSPERI beg* leave to in form Itia friends and former patrons that ttiis bind has been fully re-organized and is now under his direction, and he is fully prepared w th a band of the moet Scientific Musicians in (he city, te fur nish music for Balls, Parties, Parades, Pic Nics, Ex cttrsions, flic , at the shortest notice possible, by ap plying to FREDERICK PROSPERI, Leadei^CHAS. PROSPERI, Conductor; HILBUS k HITZ'S Mu sic Depot, or at PETER TALTAVUL'S, opposite the Garrison, Garrison street, Navy Yard. fob 10?Sin* A RARE CHANCE FOR A MAGNIFICENT PI ANO.?We have on exhibition at the Fair at the Smithsonian Institute, four superb PIANOS, which were made expressly for th s fair and may be relied upon as superior instruments. We will dis pose of them upou very reasonable terms, give any reasonable time on them, divide the payments into small notes, in fact, make auy reasonable arrange ments to suit purchasers. We have also on hand in store the largest and most reliable assortment of Pianos ever offered in this city, from the renowned manuf-ctories of Mai ler, Davis, & Co., Boston,and Bacon k Riven, New York. Old Pianos taken in exchange. New Music and an assortment of every article pertaining to the music trade. JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Penna. avenue, near Tenth street, mar 13?tf - WATCHES, JEWELRY. SILVER AND PLATED WARE AT REDUCED PRICES, l* E offer our entire Mock of -lesrat.t GOLD W WATCHES, RICH JEWELRY, PUttii SILVERWARE, nc , at greatly reduced rates. Pertons would do well ?o examine our assortment, which is by far the largest, tnott fashionable, ana best selected ever offered to our customers M. W. GALT k BRO., 334 Penn avenue, between Otb and luthsts. mar 12?if $50 REWARD. RAN AWAY from the subscriber, living in Not tingliam District, PrinceG-orge'acounty, Mary land, on Friday morriina last, tha Hfch. instant, my negro man EMANUEL,who calls himselfEnWmuet Gsugh* He is about 2f? years of .r?e, dark common ion, has a full set of teeth, has a scare on lii* fore head, one on his right arm, nsar the elbow, is five feet eight inches and a <iunrter high in his boon. He had en when he went away a suit of drab cloth and a black slouch hat. I purc^nsul him of Mrs. warah II ar wood, Saratoga street, Baltimore, and she has a brother of his living with her; and his mother (a Iree woman) also lives in Baltimore. His wi e belongs to John L. Duiief, Esq., near Darnes town, Montgomery county, Maryland. 1 wi'l give a reward of twenty-five dpllars for his apprehension, If taken in Prince George's county, and fifty dolla s if taken elsewhere?in either case iic must be brought home or secured in jail, so thai I get him again. THOS. R. EARLY, mar 22? tni 1*. O Nottingham, Md. 1LVER WARK, PLATED WARS AND FISK FA"iC* GOODS.-Si!ver Coffee and Tea 8vts, Sugir Bowls, Cream Jujs, Goblets, Cups, Spoons and Forks. Also, a g:eat variety of magnificent Fancy Silver Ware, suitable for presents. Plated Coffee Sets, Castors, Baskets, Spoors and Forks, on best Aibata. The inicies are warranted as represented, aud will be scld at a ?mall advancc. H. SEMKEN, 330 Pa. avenue, bct.9ih and 10th streets, mar LJU?tf ________ REFRIGERATOFP, WATER CUOL ERS, ICE CREAM FREEZERS, kc. RECEIVED this day aM'pply of Waterman's I'ater.t Ventilated REFRIGEKATOBS, nniver sally acknowledged to be the best Refrigerator ever presented to th public. Austin's Patent Magic Ice Cream Treeter, war ranted to jroduce a superior Cream in five m mites. Hater Coolers, all sizes, together with a general assort.T.ent of House Furnishing Goods, all of which will be sold at reduced prices. C. W. BOTELER. apl?e.'Ct Iron Hall. [No 532.] I Notice of the establishment #/ the c?ce of, Surveyor General of public lands for the Territory of Utah. N virtue of the authority contained in the act tip proved February 21, 1^56, entitled "An act to establish the office of surveyor general of Utah, and to grant land lor school and universi'y purposes," the President of the United Sta'es has direct* d that the office of surveyor general of said Territory be located at Great Sa t Lake City untU otherwise or dered. Given under my hand, at the City of Washington tins twenty fourth day of March, anno Domini 1K?5. JOHN WILSON, Commissioner of General Land Office, mar ?9? 2awtiw KEHLEIIER & PY WELL'S COLIMB1AS I LIVERY ST ABIES. Eighth,.between D and E streerts, Washington, Horses taken at Livery. Horses aud Buggies fur hire. Messrs. K. k P. has on hand a fine let of Horses for sah, and fr^sh droves are constantly arriving at their Siable. mar 2fl? 2w* NOTICK ?I received this day a new assort-i incut of SLEEVE BUTTONS and STUDS, of | the latest styles. Also, a variety of other new Goods: as Vest Chains, Chalet am*, Bracelets, Pins, Earrings, Rings, etc. Great induceuieut* offered to purchasers. H. SEMKEN, No. 330 Pa. avenue, bet. Oth and 10th su. (flj- Sew Prints put to Gold Pens at short no'ico. Diamonds remounted, and Jewelry made to order. mar 28?tf LOUDON WALTZ. COMPOSED and dedicated to the oung ladies of Leesburg, Va., ? y Prof. J. A. Young. A very pleading composition, published at the Music Depot of UlLBUS k HITZ. mar 12?tf RICH KI.ACK SlLKSot every width and quality, from 75 cento up, very ch ap I'laiJ and plain Silks, Pmk, white and bl'k watered Silks for Mantillas Wbile, pink, hlue and mode col'd Shallcys White, pink, I lue, green, corn aud mole culored French Mousselines IS pieces plain B< rege, ia every shade at 25 cents, very cheap goods White, pii.k, blue, green, brown, and mode colored llereges, in fine quality 100 pitrcea Lawns and Jackonets in every quality Also, a well aborted stock of Domestic Goods All of which will be sold at very low prices. Customers will do well to give us a call. WM. R. RILEY, ? Corner 8th st. aud opp. Centre Market, mar 31?lin WATCHES AND JBWBI.RT.-I have cn hr.nd a good supply of fine ft WATCHES and JEWELRY which will be , sold very cheap to suit the times. Gold Lfr JDL ver Watches as low as $25, warranted keep good tine. Call and see for yourselves at the ttotcof J. ROBINSON, 310 Pa. ave., oppo. Browns' Hotel. mar 28?dim CUPPING AND LEECHING. JCL.1VS KHBISBRft WOULD respectfully inform the public that he Is prepare 2 to attend to the business of Cup ping and Leeching at his Barbershop, south side of Pennsylvania avenue, between 13ih and 13J( its. Calls promptly attended to ia all parts of the city, and at very reasonable charges. , mar 31?lm* Burzuro house of paiso * sovm Opposite United States 7Y*csMr-y. I BONDS, Stocks and other securities purchased and sold. luterest at the rata of six per cent pv annum al lowed on deposits wheu left for It days or leader, juu 24?^iu TRAVELERS' MBIOTORT. AS Mott BadelTa Line. ?<& mew york. alexandria, Washington CITY, AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ' PACKETS. mniS LINE OP PACKETS 8AILS WEEKLY JL from pier 14 East River, New York, and oflenrr if necessary, and are composed of the following firrt C'l^w<*cbr. A. V. Bcilell, Bedell, master. New schr. Mott BnUU, A. V. Tredwell. Schr. Ann D., VVm. Oliver, master. Schr. relent, L. A. Smith, master. Schr. Commander-in-master. Schr. Qrecnway, Wilson, master. These vessels are all fast sailers, and the master* men of experience in the trade, and the oaly regu lar line of Washington City packets. MOTT BfeDELL, Wall street, N. Y. - 8. 8. MASTERS It SONS, Alexandria. Va. THOMAS RILEY, feb 1?Cm Washington and D. C. CROM WELIi'B BALTIMORE STEAMSHIP LINE BETWEEN \ NEW YORK BALTIMORE k BOSTON, WILL dispatch a Steamer daily fmm Baltimore and NcwYork, and twice a week from Bo-ton to Baltimore and Baltimore to Boston. This line affords unequalled facilities to the besi ness men of the District of Columbia. Tlie Agent* at either point will receive freight ami give a through bill of lading to Washington at the lowest rate* o( freight and uo commissions charge!. Application? for freight promptly attended ro by the following agenu: A. C. HALL, 58 Exchange Pliee Baltimore. H. B CROM ?V ELL, Corner Washington and Albany s?l?.. N. Y. JNO. W. SCHANK, jan 14?d3m Foot of India Wharf, Boston. FOR THE WEST AND SOUTH. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAlblLOA D. IMPROVED ARRAN JEMKNT8 PGR TRAVEL! IMPORTANT CHANQtS 0 f SCHKIty'DE 11 KT r?n The late completion of thr ??i*3B53BKc*nt,*l Ohio Railroad between Wheeling and Oolumbus, uniting, as It do-e, fcv ro | short and direct a ifee, the Baltimore ai.1 Ohio Kaiimad with all portion of the West (and North and Southw#^) S>? UaiWDCle greatly increased advantages to through traveler Lo that direction. On and aCw MoNEa^Kot amber 27, 1864, tae trains will be r^ . __ lh ?aeh dlrA*1 m Nation [MPWfett to Wmmut.* 7 (esc pi t**hefl*tof?f2*?a, ix sui 4 ! |Z1(1 prompCfbdPteftikt Jcr^f^tMn Vftft ffc eif^&tthe CertraFwMRete *fcr Oaurt-rwk^, New arc, CMttortltu* Ciltetnttstfj Loois*:'^ Sandaik^r^Msta, ir.'ttarjrj'ia, Chicago, Bt Loui* P**aa?ge*e leaving Bfcltimcrf by tfce Mail Tta'-muti I jmc* lU?cis^i i*i (M^r ?exV day, whites J$e 5a;ra| Tnun.'th^ aitrv* there at li the cb?tfa'g^t. p<;ra? tspt but one nigfcton the route Passenger? I5r fbi f^aTSeve'end and all intermediate poi*te*a*t? uake a direct ocoeo tion with 'he train* ripen tta- Cleveland and Pitts burg IUilroru at alLiimee wh?r the Ohio ia naviga ble for siearatre between Whaling atd WrllsviU% by leaving D?1 :x r- in <hV Mafl Train at 7 a. B Returning, the Trains laare Wheeling as fol'ew*: The KXPRKsS TRAIN at 490 p m., reaching ral tirjaff af 9&0 a. m- The MAIL TRAIN at 11 ? p. a. reaching Baltimore at m 7 p. 49*Through tickets by b at from Wheeling for Cincinnati, Mtdieon. Louisville, St I/tuis and other River Cities, -11 bo so'd at a Mimes when the stage cf water will admit. 4^ Through tickets between Baltimore and Wasnlnpton, and all the important ci'les una towns In the West, are sold at the Ticket Offices of the Company. PGR WAT PASSENGERS. THB MAIL TRAIN, leaving Camden Station will take ptsaeugers fcr ail the nrual stopping places cn the Road Returning, this train leaves" Wheeling at 1L45 midnight, Cumberland at 10.1? a. su and arrives at Baltimore at 7 p. m. THIS FRt.Uifi 11CK ACCOMMODATION TRAIN, fcr Frederick and intermediate places, will s ari at 4 p. m, dally, (except Sundays) arriving in Freder ick at 7.40 Returning *C1 leave Frederick at 9 a. in., arrivicg at Baltimore at 12.30. coon Tilil RLLTOlT'S MILLS ACCOMMODATION will be ran daily, (except Sundays) as follows: Leave Camden Station at 0 a. m. and S p. m. Leave XUioott's Mills at 7JO a. m. and &30 p. m. WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD. TRAINS RUN AS FOLLOWS: LI AYS daily, ex<*pt Sand^y, at b and Sjf a. n. | and 3 and 6 pm. un Sunday at 9 a m and 6 p ra. Leave Paltbccre at 1% and 9 am; and i and 8 pn. On Snnday at 4? a m &nd 5 pm. The connections with Baltimore k Ohio Railroad for the West ara by trains leaving at S a o and 'J p a. For Philadelphia and New York at 6. and VX a m and 6 p m. For Ann ipelis at a m and 6 pm. Jet Noriolk at 8 p m. T. O. PARSONS, Agent Particn'tr attention is culled to the Iluie requir Ing a responsible voucher for any person ef oolor who bi j wi?h to pa*a ov^r the road. dec 13?dtf 0KAK0E AND ALEX Afl DEI A RAILEJAD. On and after Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1854, THE Cars leave Alexandria da:ly for Gordons vllle and intermediate nations at 7 o'clock, a. m., on the arrival ot the boat from Warb'rtion, giving ample time for breakft^t cn board. (Jon nectin^ at Manaa^ Jnnctiar vnh a train fcr bt:*a> borg, at Warrent n Jui.ciioc v-;l<j a train fo? War rentcn, and at Qordonsville T^lth tr <ifc? oo the Yirglcia Central Railroad fcr lti-hmond, Charlotte* vil>, and Staunton. The ears ieave Gordon vllle daily for Alexandria and intermediate station^., at '?/. b. l^-re l2, a. nt., on the arrival of the treini ct the Virginia Ceutx&l rail road from Rtohmcad, Cl;tir'otr-"Til.w, aiid Staantcn. THROUGH TlOKKTB. From Alczaclria u> Warrentcn ....$2 00 * M Qcrdonnvilie............ 3 60 " " CharioiSedVuie 4 tio u u Etaoubn 6 GO ? ? Btnwl.tirj: 3 ? ? ? Lrnshbu/g^w ...-6T6 m u W;nohruter....Mw.^..? S 60 " tt Liray 4 u u New Market..^.,....^. 6 00 ? 44 MkUUeburg 2 26 For Lynchburg, conn.xting ?.th ua etai><t at i Charlott6svllle, on Mbndaye, Wedueadayr, aud Fri* days. For Lursy and New Market, nonnecticj with the a ages at Oalpeper, on Tuesdays, Thursday^3, and Sat urday For Winebestar daily, connecUug with the stages at Piedmont Fcr Mtddleborg daiiy, oonceoting with lha sU^ea at the Plains. Per order: W. JL BK0CR.2II, Agent nov 7?dtf FOR MOUNT VERNON. On TUESDAYS ani FRIDAYS. Fare round trip $1; from Alex andria 76 centa ?The THOMAS COLLYKR leaves Washington at 9 and Alexandria at 9^C o'oiock. CticLia Uave the Capitol for tbs beat at 3 Jf o'clk Coach fore 10 e^nts. Persons elshir.g the Ocaehee will leave their resi dtnse with G*o. A Thos. Parker. Rafrenhiiiouie cu the boat Oct 28?dtf BAaPL CRDN1Y, Capt TII.-O ft &VV YURK A LIVLiltI'011L UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMERS. THB SHIPS OOMi iUBINO THIS LINE ARK TUB ATLANTIC, Capt West' PACIFIC. Cast Nye, BALTIC, Capt Cemstock, ADRIATIC, Capt. Grafton. These ships have been bailt by contract, expire - ly tor Government service; every eere has been Men in their oonitruotion, as in the Engines U inaore strength and speed, and their aooemmoda ttons for paaengers are unequalled for eieganec and e^nfort. Prfre of passage from New York to Livorpocl, In filit CAbiflu* sms?????*aaaeae aa? ??? ???? ???< .....4190 Seoond Cabin ? e e e e a ????????? 70 Exclusive use of extra siae state rooms 80b From Liverpool to Mew York ?30 and ?20. An experienced surgeon attached to each ship. No berth can be secured until paid for. lor freight or passage apply to ifiWASD1L COLLINS * CO 66 Wall street, Ne* York. BROWN, SHIPLEY k CO, B. G. ROBERTS A CO.,Ilnir,iil _ SBC* Xra? Y?Td, Lcndcn. JOHN MUNROK k OO, M*Eue Notre Dame des Ti totrea, ParM. GEO. H. DRAPWt, Ham. The owners of these ships wUl not be accountable for gold, ail vex. bullion, specie, jewelry, precious stones or metals, unless bills of lading are signed therefor, an! the vain* thereof therein expressed. ?0T16-417 GRATIS ! JUST PUBLISHED: A NEW D1SCOVEBY IK MEDICINE! A FEW wmrU on Um Treatment, whil om MnJinnf, of Hpermainrtiiea, or liocil Weakness, Nervons labili ty, Low S|hiiIk, Las^uude, Wtak ness of the Lunhs and Back. Indispo-i ?itinn and Incapacity fur Stody and! Labor. IhillnfTw of Apprehension, Low of Mcmon a vernon to *>ricty, Love of Solitude. Timidity' 8elf I>M*ro t, I Humes*, Head Ache, Invuinnurv n^ harpi", Pain in the Side, Affection of the Eye*, Pimple* on the Face, Sexual and other infirmities in man. FROM THE FRRNCn OF LB. B. DE LAWEY. Tl?a important fact that these alarming complaints amy easily be moored witlmnt Medicine ?. ta thn small tract, clearly demonstrated; and the entirely new and hirhlv ?ttcc earful treatment, u adopted bv (Jie anthor, lully explained, by mean* of wluch ev ery one ia enabled to cure himself perfectly. and xi the least poesiblc com, avoiding Uiereby all the id eenised nostrum* of the dayT^ Bent to r.ny addren*, gratia, and r<*t free ir a scaled envelope, bv remitting (pott paid) two nost S&ei'Sn1 ? UE LA*^' *?? ?* ttreet, wtw York. 17?ii PALMER'S PATENT LEG. TBI8 AMERICAN INVENTION stand* unrivalled t?ih in this country and in Europe. Iti- worn by 1.000 persona, and with most astonishing success. In competition with iW other Mibstitutes of the best French, English, and German manufacture, It received the award of the siiiTNiBiL at the Wonm'a Emrai tion in London an the best artificial limb known. In .hii country it has been thirty limes exhibited, in competition with a'l others, at the annual Pairs in the principal citics,and ha*.in*very instance, received tl?e award of the higlteat or first premium. And a# a crowning honor, by tlie unanimous approval of an internn ti'Jiir.l council, the ** Firat Premium" ?- -s r only Silver Medal riven for Limbs?wu awarded th" invriitor. at the New York Crystal Palace Pamphlet* giving full information. sent grab* to every applicant. B PRANK PALMEB, feb -28-3m 91 ? Cb*"?Ut ?treet' AN APPEAL TO COMMON SENS!. L,T TH* sice hiar ma trctu. Captain Hknjamtn.?Wherever known hia test I mony will be conclusive. But lest tho?e who t'o not know the Captain Fhonld be scepticnl, Or. Daw. son Ji Flro., with others of tb<' best known and mo?t highly re?pecta!>le citizens of Eaaton, endorse hia wonderfUl cure by Hampton's ykgktabli tiwctcee. ? ? . ? , EAaron, Oct. 4, ltJ&i. Mc^rt Mortimer f Mowbray ; * G**nt!emen? I feel it my ifutv to von and the pub lie to certify to the effects of Hampton's Veatable Tincture. I wu lor more th?n five >enr? abortna 'nder a of Chronic Rheumatism, MBl the great pan ol that time 1 was so helpless that I had n be helped from my bed and dressed ia my clotbee becarr e reduced to a mere skeleton. All'thc med icme* I touk done me no eood, and I continued *? gn.w ?qrse. [ heard of Hampton'* Tincture and 'rt^nght I would p7sit n trM. At this tune I did net expect to live one day after another. 1 M not ialuii^tfce Tincture) for the Rheumatism, but m ajjhort lime I was weil ? f that dieease. From the e!P?:*of your 1 incture and the he'p of God I am Iffrw in pood health. ' "1 ? *?"' afflicted to try Hampton's Vegetate ' Tiircfcrff, as I have done, with the sane effect tout I it haa on Your obedient servant, f ' la*ac BrNJAjrr*. We arn acquainted wiili It-aac B? hjhbi.i , sold him some of llunipton'? Vegetable Tincture.nndbw deve the fcbove statement correct. Dawson fc Bao. From our knowledge of Captain Benjamin we am confident that :he above auu-ment is true and un exageratcd. j a. Johnson, t 'itAKLBS R'JNINSO. C' il and get paarelets yatls. and see c;*re? at Couch. Bronchitis. Rbeomattsm, Nein?i?ta, Dvi E psia, N? rvousnrw and General Weakne?. As n male meihcinc or for delicate childien we bclievu it unequalled. Hold by MORTIMER k MOWBRAY, 110 Ra.ti | more street, Baltimore; and 304 Bnuulwpv, N. York CitAS. Stott &. Co., J. B. Moon*, D. B. Clares Llankk & Bowlino. W. Elliot, and H. McPbku son. Washington; also, by R. 8. F. Cisscl, George town, and C. C. Bekrt, Alexandria, and by Dnu r-su evrywhfie. Jan 8 tr COUGHS, COLDS, HOAKSENESS, ___ B*B?f In FIt* SflBiaisn. fTLES'S COMPOUND GUM ARABIC ST BUT. 'T'EE ?n. reiocg demand tor this soft nleaauxit, I eafe.ncd tor a 11 r:: m-r.?rr dtot sser, has enabled the pro^rktor to r>duc* the prtoe so as to place it within the reach of all rliiir. .tajerioriiy over most similar preparations is at tented by many eminent phytiriana who have been *;*D?'!Ses of i.? eftc?c7 when the usual rea? ^ h' 'hcasand of onr most rs eptclaii.'s eitiaens who h&Te used ft in their fnmiliee both aa pr~re?tiv# and cure with never failin* sua. f*ac f">r Use iast twenty years, dor hut which csrirsJ with very little aid Irc^idTsrh^ AT; 1^% paduaUj spread r pstatioc over the whole Union. In cases of mwet CoMs Ccr^j, Uoarmvu, rft, It g*w immecista reiW, a^d gem i*llj eures hi a day cr two, without interfering with diet or burins r. of renaer.ns the system more snsceptiUs of Onto., -n txnn, it is always very Vne&nai. and seldom fcJi^ wheii ceror-itace 1 ia time to perfect n cure. Price 36 aid 60 cents a bottle. BoM wholesale by Patterson & IIaim, Stott A 0n Bidfely k Oc. Aiaxandria by Peel * Btevena. La Oecr^to?Ti by Mr. OamL M9* TTLXKS GUM ARABIC CANDY DROIk ? similar composition to the above, but in a milder nni iter* jx;;taUe fcrm; they act lire a charm on n trocblMcme Cough, and c!oar ths throat and; tnsj oont^ln co injurious drug, are Lartiew Inrly reoommenned for children. freqnentss% of ?nfe> M*?hliea. public speakers, singers, An. Price 18^ and Si cants per box. rot sale at moat Drug and Candy Stored. Military HifcToitY Dr.iik*a;or'* Siege of Gibrnltnr 8-himmerV Sige of \ ienun bv the Turks Knotty^ P.u sian Cnmpaign o't 1812 Jon.uu's Military Hittory of the Waterloo Cam pii^Tl BuckleV Ilftnry Of the Ben*a! Artillery N lan\ Cavalry, ih hnitorv and tacbcs Glen.f h MiJ tary, Cauipiiurni. Batiks* and Sirata.? in? 01 War ^ wc*, Military History an- Details of the prtncin^l mill* ta*y events of the la.-t century, 5 vols Napier's Penin>ular War Napier's Banlesand Si?gcs in the Pemnsuln Butr. net's Him my of the Uiiush Army Btir^n Military Bu grandly Gleig'a British Military Commanders W!elUn?*?". R binson's Picton, AH ^,ar' ,, rou^h, and many others J lie Sulialtern tn (he Peninsula M ?r hal.'s Military Miscellany chiller's Tlnrtv Years' W'ai ii d*'"y oU,t 'B ^^ eam>* da**. French, Enf ma 83 Can* FRANCK TA\l6b. 3^'JI.IAN PIANOFORTES. bvT 'I beaulrful ?n?trnmenu made Also, a splendi? papier mnchc case parlor Melo deon, made by l\ a Gardner & Co, Cmn mar 26 HILBUd k HITZ, "iar A Hmr Buildincs. JEFF'S PREMIUM VIOLINS AND VI oiinecihM can seen at our Music Depot. Amateore and the profession are luvited to call anu try these excellent instruments' a . HILBDH k UITZ, Agents. A good Contrabass tor sale low for cash, it immsi dm- aiiplicatiou be Uiade as above. m mar 2H A JOHNSON ON MANURES, 1 nl, London ^ w ?UX ?n u,Ml vertiliamg land, do >iorfit on Manures, Philadelphia Dana's Muck Manual for Farmers, Lowell Drina on Manures, New York Ruain on Calcareous Manners, Richmond B own ft Ann rican Mm-k B ok, New York Practical 1 realise on Manures, by he British So cic-ij, for the diffusion of useful knowledge And> many w^rks on Agricultural Chemintrv on Fruit Culture, Bees, Cattle, l.ra.nage, TreTFtaT" ing, kii4 other branches orCardenmg and Husband- ' ry, many ol tJitm imported from abroad -mar>29 FRANCK TAYLOR. rrS^N?S 5?R SALE AND R1^T. '|^HL subscriber has always on hand aiwn A,~ ment ol Cernu?i and American n ? , ANOS, IroiEi the very best maniifacturers#j9|) which he oilers for sale at lower price? * l>urchBWNl in I>?nct of Columbia, accommodating terms. AM Pianos gjj?? fro? IM warranted to pv? mtisfac Old Pianos takenrin exchange. B- ^REISS, Professor of Mnaic, eh Fourte*?t,1 and Fifteenth streets. FOE POOR AND LABORING MEN. O MALL BUILDING LOTS of 10 R ^!yLoua ^fu 01 thnOHy, md fiwrsMova,! ?w prions, and tnrma to suit. LLOYD A 00. BU1LDIIO ITOP" Pofmle, dellverabls nt ths Onnnl, or l?th strwt, np In WATCHI?r iEWBLRY. a. ^ , ?dA'X> SILVER W'jIRK Always on hand a large assortment of ilw >tw n which wn offer at the lowelTrai^ mar id M' W CALT h R*? . * 4AA P* avenue

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