Newspaper of Evening Star, May 22, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 22, 1855 Page 1
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-i. VOL. V. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY. MAY 22. 1855. NO. 743. 't??aa???? - (*IC*PT ?OWDAV.) ' Al *4 Star mrmr Fmt^, T ****** <r*d E'ewuA Hmt, ?7 w. ?, WAtllcn, wiu be W*nr*4 to auhecriben ta the el tie. nf w?*>. AlH"nd?< Baltimore and P uledelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS piyable w^kly u> the Agent.. To mail subscribed T"EEE ?*?"?? **n FIPTY CENTS a year to admnc*. TWO DOT to "hrkh moH?ST8; and OVE w^llar tor THREE MONTHS. Ofr-Swau conu 0*i ullT. . A CARD?LOOK HERE! A we LTvont-h,00d thinfS ?f thi" ,ffr "d ?me ofTh^ ^K, W^e;VOU obuln "{>*>?? siLSsr^ for pMt faror-- * t^. ^n?iV ^u nt,naance of the tame dur nc ali whn ??!! 8ummor 1 *m prepared to furnish *!, R ? *' fnr* me ? c?" with til* sweet and cool ,** T^erares in my Una at sbor notice. Such a* ??-rena|m*' Waler lC"> <* ?" P charlotte Keuaa, Blancmange, kc Cak's of a'l kind*. Also, foreign and dome?ti* Priiita and Confectionery. gen ?njljy kept la well regulated establishments of the Fameolar attention win b* paid to furnihlng Wedding or Bride*a Cakes. Also, Partita. Ball a, ?Lf1cu,r*loa*? *>m: Nice, Ac.f Ac., and upon reason ?Die term*. Can at the old eland, Masmchwetis avenue, be Wjea Otfc and Will street*, Northern Lib*rtiee fqtt*,i|y ICB CREAM seld at *1 M ?ay 7-eo3m JOHN W RIGHTSTTN*. U. S MARINE band! FT*.IE underlined would respectfully i-form the ??u * ,t'u''r? Pjferoen, Clubs. and the pub ic gene W? , that by applying to him at the Manne Barracks or at his resid.hce, on E, between Oth and tO*h sts. e"*,or by note at Hi.bus h. Hiu's Mi-ic Depot. ?ey can obtain the services of the Manne Band, or ?J 11 c^ber as a bra* ? ree?l or cotillon ' whi^n will embrace Louis Weber's unrivalled piity. pt 8CAL?A Conductor aod Leader of Marine Band. np JU^-I m* m A CARD. q Ee+nomnf u the read to wa/tk." Great Reda:tion in the price of Hat* & Ca^ Ml HE undersigned, havin; made R'nnmK-ntf JL with a Now York Hit Company to be con witl1 lhe VB,y best Male-kin o, IMIBSS HATS, got up in the latest style, offer* Ui?ra at the unprecedented low price of *3 50 worth from f nr to (Irt d ii!ar*; ?*ctjri'f quality M Worth from yi 50 to ?|; and a very rv)J fashiia aWe Hat at f w ?rth from *3 to *350 Also, Be-? Co'.'* Hits, at a nm?ti leM advanct tha^ they have b-en n?*r.? t??r re sold in this city. First rate braver Hat!* $3,5 >. AH kinds i?f HATS a;id CAPS very low. In order to sell at the ab >ve low prices the cash eysiem must be adopted ; consequently those who purchase wdl not be charred fr vn t.rreu'n to twenty ftve per cent, as an Tff??ct for bad debt^. . , ANTHONY, (ft* many year* in the employ of To^ k Co.) No. 3.C< ' tmbta place, 7th su, ap 13?tf 9.1 door north of Penn. av?nti?. IMPORTANT TO PERSONS BREAK ING UP HOUSEKEEPING "rjERSON^ removinz from the city, and wi hine JL *? di?fh>?e ot their Furniture and Uousekopins Lten?ili?, ki, with >ut the trouble o( sending th?*in to public auction, can do so bv calling on u* at our ?tore, 317 Pennsylvania avenue, corner oT Nin:h mreet, as we are prepared to buy all such good, a* may he offered Housekeepers and others will do well by callire on us, as we % ill pav the highest ca?h prices lor all each two Is WALL, BARNAKD CO. *P 20?lm 317 Pennsylvania avenne. PALMER S PATENtTbGL This amekican invention stands unrivailed tx?th in thisrountry and in Europe It i* worn by 1,000 ftersens, and with most ast'iniHuiug succ <s. in ct?p?*:tK>n with 30 other eubsutu:e8 ol trt h, En5l.?;i, and German i.ianufactur-,n 1 c-. -ed the award of the GuliT IIDiL al L'<" U'etLD'g ExHIBi Tto* m Londom as the be>t artificial Umb known, in his country it has been thirty umes exhilHieJ, in com,"tition with all others, at the annaal Fai rs in the principal cities, aud has,in every instance, received the award of the highest or f.-st premium. And a* a cmwniu^ hr>nor, by tne unanimous approval of an interna tional council, tfcr "First Prfinuin" ?>nly Silver Ma-ial given for Liaat?s?w?ts avmrdod the Inventor, at the New York Crystal I'alace. Pamphlets ginnjt full inform ition, seat fraus te ?very applicant. B. FRANX PAL.MER, 873 Chtaaut sueet, Philadelphia. ftb 2^?3m TAKU NOTICJC. NBW SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. PW. RROW,VINO, Merchant Tailor, untfer ? the United Stales Hotel, tria Just received a larfe supply of Spring and Humtner Goods, aid is jiow prepar d to off.-r great bargains to all in want ?of foo?1 and fasiiion ible ? His " R.-ady oiade Clothiag " will be sotd at the foUowuig low prices: Waoi* sum. Coat, P\nti!oons, and Veal, oC thin cloth or cashmere, for $ 12. Fine Black Frock and Dress Coats, from f 10 ti Good Basinew Ooats for f7 Black and Fancy Pants, worn $3 to $7. MarseU'es nJ Sdk Vests, from to J3. II? kesjps alwiys oq hand a lar^e a-?>runent n| Ikn -y aiticles, sucn as Shirts, Gloves. Cravats, Um brel as, fee. "Sole Afeiit tor the sate ol Scott's Fashions.' mar 19?tj. LOOK HERE!!! 'ORE BOUNTY LAND TO ALL who served in aur w?? since 1790, wat tne/ as Officers Mdiers, S iilors, Marufs, Clerks, Indians, Chap lata*, W lifm M utttt, TeamjWrs, Landsm n, (or ?bw widows or minor children) who tiuvt not yet recMVitd full 160 acres, and hire been in service It well t?. write to us.pottpoid, and their Land Warrants will be forwarded to them for the aieve quantity, and no charge if they do not set it. LLOYD & CO., t-Sann Ag?nt?r Offlc?, oppoMte U. S. Treasury, wasnmgton Cuy, D. C mar 6 -3m OARRIAG^ 8?CARRIAGES. J HAVE now ou hand, and constantly finishing, a ?*T l*rge aas .rtment of Pleasure and(N?aBjr. unity CARRIAGES, of the latest fasti kons, whieh I will aeb a. low as tlie same quaiu. ui work can be sola in aay of the piiccipal m<>rkeu 01 tt' Uaited State*. The subscriber is sow dealing exclusively in Car riages ot m? own manufacture, and all work sold i?y him will be warranted, and compare favorably with amy work ui tflw market. As I a. ways keep a large assorimont, I invite purchasers and others to ex amine my stock befl>re purch i-in< elsewhere. Larrtages built to o'der Old Uarri^gfs taken in exchange, or repaired at toe siiortH.- n tice. THOMAS YOUNG, .'ifnof the Golden Horee, No 400 Pa. avecue and 4A street. may l?eo3m L> a. it ? o N 1 Willi DkiPwriVK vuion sre invited to examine my sui' k ? a'l kinds 01 SPECT \ ' CLLS and KYB-tiLA.?*??.-?. Cilaw*^1 <if aay kind, rucl. as Oatara- t, Parabola, ' ? ?. ? J*'**0'?;:' Concave, Doable Convex, and -^tored Ola^s, put in at short aotica, w 1U1 groat a .d per*..,? in wa:.t of glasses may be sure g?i iliiMr wli.cli beu*>fit the eye. Cucuiars "Dclective Vi*.on," gratis at ?.,/?? H. SrlMKEN'S, w jj330 "a- avenue, betw. Shu and lCih sts. GREAT BARGAINS I ASD C|,IL ROOTS AND SHOES.?The ?uDs-r>be,? l^ittgeoo.peli d to remove fromSE#] .tore h- now occupies, ?ljv-rs h.s tires f Ll 1 ?toc* of BOOTS AND mmrn. J frwJy reduced pice-. All ^raons in ? eroele will fiad k to their advaoUge to seiure purchasing elsewhere Vn ,ftl ? A. H. SLOAN, sm Lf? #??near lotb kt^??BorUi uiidr SIaK1WAs,k?platbi> WaHK ?ij,* K ''A id OOi)OS.?Silver ^ul*r Bowls, Cream Jugs, nr!?w Also, a real t>M prej.nj*** c"at Paucy Silver Ware, suitable VWfta.M grA^.C"^. R^kcts, Spoons and vRL?? Ue w*rr?ited as repreeentad, and ^ ai a small advance. aan p 11 SEMKEN, aiar ZTY*- 9th and 10th sueeU. K'o d A Pair of BAY MAKES, 7 >ear? gcatte w,'!1 br,d^ ur?l.''i)li?h, ?ell kms ^ d ' aP,ul S^rs. Th^y are P rile^il, fre- fron tricks, Wwlh drivins *r *U ,n3r f'^'^oian who ia tond ol km rnini **"' w,Ul tii,fBi only becHuse b ? ^-*0 , .?5cUvncb his expense. Thsy caa ?tf^-t s. IS'U^"U * kUi* HtaWs, cm 14th isiT. . P* avenae. For t^r.n., or an op ?<*r omJe l!ie e,HlnUir ?r ^ I ^ r&*y *?U bs? *.ld a ba gain. %*WU b |;?V!H|. r itatsTornaa raoLe. HAT1. l^VIDGE a ingle law IB 0 "P ?"? prectiM may 17^i aud M PLEASURE TRIPS TO THE VVFIfTE IIOU8E PAVILION. ^ , ^T**? ih. The Steamers GEO. WASB ?fiSflK?lXaTON or THOS. COLLTER can be chartered for public cr select panics to visit the While House Pavilion, Vernon, Fort Washington, or other f lac en on the liver. The White House Pavilion is now open Ibr rul tors It is a beautiful place for pleasure trips; it ha? a line Bali and Dialog room , also, a new Ten Pin Alley. ' Or?" P?r Particulars app'y to the President of the Cotnpenv, or the Captains of the. Boats. Mr WILLIAM COKE is furnishing refreshments on ' he boats, and is prepared to furnish parties on the bert turns. an 90?Sm REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBINQ~AND GAJ-FITTING DEPOT. THE sub-criber re?pectfnl:y announces to his friends and the public in general that be has re ce?v<?d the fl st lot of le celebrated DODGE'S DOUBLE ACTING SUCTION AN') FOHCE PU ?IP, which received the SILVER MEDJif, at the late Fair of the Metro oliian Mechanics' Instt lute, and is now prepared to furnuh all who may favor him with a call. ? His s:ock of GA.4 VIXTUBCS ere unsur passed in the District. With his corps of competent workmen he prides him-elf to fill any orders in tiie PLUMBING AND GAS-PITTING line with promptness and despatch. 4&?A11 work doue warraned to give complete satisfaction JOHN REESE, may 3?tf rnr Bijthst and Pa av nue. THE MUTUAL FIBS IflSURANCI CJKPA ST OF THE t ISIBiCT OF COLUMBIA, (1HARTCRKD by CongTess, offers to the property j owners of the District safer and cheaper means jf insurance than any other Company. ULYSSES WARD, President. OHA*. WILSON, S-crrtarv. MATHEW G. EMERY, Treasurer. lARiaiu. Uly-we* Ward John Van Riswiok Thomas B'agdcn P. W. Browning P. Ilow.ird, Mathew G. Emery. J. C. McKelden. Office, Columbia Place, comer LouIsUb.i arenar and 7th street. / Office hours from 3 to C o'clock p.m. feb '-ifr-***' ORGANS FOR SALE. A SUPERIOR toned CHAPEL ORGAN; ard a /\ fine Rosewood PARLOR ORG AN, b? th now on exhibition at the Metropolitan Mech?ni< ?' Fair. I hey are troru the mrnufactory of HENRY ERBEN of New York. For terms, fcc , apply to Prof. 8CIIEEL, on 14th street, north of P. HENRY ERBEN. let 8ft Mr7wThENRY PALMER, IIITUKRTO K10WM AS ROBHiliV HttbLlCR, HAS much pleasure in informing his friends and (he public in ?-*n<ral that be ha3 det rmined >n locating himself in this city, and i* prepared to receive pupiis for instniction on the PIANO FORTE riARMoNY and COMPOSITION. He is permitted to rsler to Mr Georg- Rig::*, Jr., and Mr A. T Kie?kh<>?frr, and any communication addressed to turn at ILibus 4t liiu's muMt wise, Pennsylvania ?venue, will have immediate attention ap IS?tf BIT BAILUDAU DIRECT TSI3 WEST. rim? between Washington and Wheeling but 17* honra! Running tims betwn Washington and Cincinnati 27 hourt !! Through Tickets and Baggage Checks to be had in Washington !!! THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD HAVING greatty improved its Western connec tions now off- rs the fullest inducements to travelers between Washington, Baltimore, nnd all portions of Utc West, the North west and the South west The coonrction between the trains from Wash injton and the trains bound west from Baliimo e is always promptly made at the Washington Junction (lately called the Relay Hou-e) 9 miie? from Balti more. Tnis i? the only cbanrv of cars required be tweec Washington and the Ohio river. Baggage is I checked through to Wheeling at the Washington stauon, end recbecked and transferred there, (with the pass* liters) without charge, lor those holding I through tickets for points beyond. The conm cting train j Uave Washington daily at 6 a. m. and p. in. On Sundays at the latter hour only. At Vrheeling dire t contusion is male with the trains of the CENTRAL OHIO RAILROAD, run ning from Bcllaire on the Ohio, near Wheeling through Cambridge, Znnesville and Newark, to COLUMBUS. The-e train- connect at Newark with ihe cars of the Newark, Mansfi' Id and Sandus ky Railroad for Sandusky, Toledo, Detroit, Cbicagr St. Louts, etc. At Columbus the C. O. Railroad trains connect with the fa-tt trains of the LUll* Miami Railroad to X-nia, CINCINNATI, LOUISVILLE, etc. Ai Xenia (on Little Miami Rail'oad) conn- ction L torrund with the trains through Dayton, Ht INDIAN AfOLIS, Texre Haute, I^al'ayette, Chicago, Rock Island, St Louis, etc. m^r Passen,fcr? holding through tickets for Afcnv pkiM Viu^sbwrg, b'aidu*, New OrUant etc., which are also sold at Washington ere transferred at (Jin cinnau to the Mail Steamers on the Ohio. I ickei* lor Evansville, Cairo, and St- Louis ar.i .old by this route. 4^FOR CLEVELAND, and via Cleveland t< Tnied Detroit, Chicag's etc., tickeu are solJ when the Ohio is navigable between Wheeling and Wellsville (forty miles) where a connection with the Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad is made. Travellers are requcs e l to notice thv wkile this ts the only route affording through ticket/ ch ekt In Washington, it is also the snortest, most spce y. and direct to nearly all the leading po.uts in 'he great West. The distance fr ra Wa??>n.g tin to Cin cinnati is but ft63 miles, being about 100 mile* short er than by any other rout*:! PARE BY THROUGH TICKET FROM WASH INGTON: To Wheeling, ?9 50; Columbus $13 65; Dayton, 415 50; Cincinnati, $16 ; Louisvil s, by railroad $18 65, by steamer from ? incinnati,f 18; In dianapolis, $17 5o; Cleveland, f 19 15; Toledo. $15 80; D troit, <{15 90; Chicago. ?9u 65 and $19 SO; St. Louis, 9*28 50 and fr.3, Memphis, $26, New Or leans, 431, etc. MJT i OR FREDERICK an t II ARPER'S FERRY MARTINS BURG, BERKELEY SPRINGS. CU vl BERLAND, BEDFORD SPRINGS, Piedmont, Oak land, and Pair.nount, passengers may leave Wash ington it t I u or 4 ^ 0- ni. For the n inor wav stations between i altuuore and Wheeling, take 6 a ta tram from W-ishit gton For tmins to anl from Baltimore, A&napolis, etc., see special advertisem- nU. 4b#*For further information, through tickets, he., apply to THOS. II. PARS iNS; Ag nt, at Washing ton Station. JOHN 11. DONE, Master of Tranf portauon Balilmore and Ohio Railroad, Baltimore. may 3?tf NEW" AND CLD PIANOS. WE have cow in store Uie largest asu >rtmeat ol PI AN S ever otlere . In this city from HhI let, I>avn k Co., Bacon *? Raven, ?nd Knabe, Gathle kCo'n celebrated manufactories. Th P.anos we gunrantee, and s< li up<?n veiy ea?y ter ns Alsr>, a new Pi no u-e l only a few months, which we offer at the low price of $"^00 - ash ; a secoud band Piano, Wy Anrlrs Stien, for $75. A very floe second hand Chicktring Tiaoo for sale or rent at a barg tin. Old Pianos taken in exchang* for new. Always on hand, Siools, Cover*, Violins, Guitars, Flutes, accordeous, Mueic. Ac kc. JOHN F. ELLIS, 306 Pennsylvania aver.ue, may 10 bet. ihh and lOih streets. djcntistryT^ RB. DONALDSON, Dentist, late of t!ie Cr:n ol . Hun' fc. Dimaldson, continues to ^ ^ manufacture and insert those beautiful porcelain te#th, with or without gums, tor specimens of which (made ai <1 de posited by the late Arm) was awarded the first premium at the Mechanics' I institute Fair, recently held in this city TJifse teeth are carved and shaded to stttt each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is so perfect as W deceive the most prac U*ParUcu!ar attention also paid to filling a ad pre serving the natural teeth. Charges moderate and all operations warrnntf a. Office southwest corner Seventh end D s'l.?en tranee on D. mar 21?im CAMPBELL'S DICTIONARY of Military Scl eneej Cuvalrv. lu History and Tactics by Lap uin Nolan on the Training of Cavalry Bonus, nef orations for Ytuottbry ffcvahv. _ ? a9* x fftANOK TAYlsCR. Auction Bales. By J. C HcGVIRtt) Auctioneer. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF A VERY VALUABLE Building Lot in U-e First Ward.?On TUES DAY afternoon, May 22d, H 5Jf o'clock, on tbe premises, tbe subscriber, by virtuo of a deed of trust dated Mav6 1854, and d ly recorded in Liber J. A 8 , N<>. 79, folios '253, Slc , one of the land re cords for Washington county. District of Columbia, will sell that valuable btiiMing Lot known as Lot No 18, in Equate No. 102. flouting 50 feet 11 inch es on north If. between 20 h and 31st su., running back 140 feet 10 inches Terms of sale: One-half cash ; tbe reriiue in tlx and twelve month*, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the premises. If lb term* or sale are not complied with within five ? avs thereafter, the Trustee reserve* the right to resell at tbe risk and expense of the defaoluug purchaser. All conveyances at cost of purchaser. II. C SPALDING. Trustee. JAS. C. McGCIRE, may 7?eod Auctioneer. By JAS. C. HcQUlUE, Auctioneer*. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE and eli gibly situated House and Lot on Maryland ave nue, between 4X ?nd 6th streets we<>t.? By virtue of a deed of trust bearing date on the 5 h day of Feb ruary, 18f> and recorded in Liber J. A. 8 . No 52, folios 63. tic., the subscriber will sell, at public tile on THURSDAY, the 31st day of May, 1855. at 5J* o'clock, p m , on the premises, all that piece or par cel of ground lyin? and being situate in the citv of Wa?hingtcn and Known ?i.d disiingui?hcd as Lo; ft. in the subdivision of Lots Nos.7, 8, 9, 10, ami II in square No. 492, fronting 23 feet 5 inches on Ma ryland avenue, between 4'4 atkl 6th streets west, an 1 running b*^k to a 20 feet alley, with tbe build ings and improvements, which consist of? well and subrtautiRlly built two etory and attic brick dwelling hou-e, wiui two story frume back building and ne cessary outbuildings. The above property ii situated in n hepJthy and desirable location, and rap dl' etibancing in value, and offers a favorable opportunity to p rsons Ucsi rous of o'?iaining a convenient ?nJ comfortable res idence, or making an inve *ni?*nt. The terms of the snle will be one-half ra-h, and the balance in G, 12, and 18 months, for no;es hear ing interest from diy of sale, secured by a deed of inii-t on the property If the t?;rni8 of sale are not complied with in six riays after the sale, the property will be resr> d at the risk and expense of tbe purchaser upon one week's noli *e. AH conveyancing at cost of purchaser. Title indisputable. CU A3. 9. WALLACH Tmstce. JAS. C. McGUlRE, * may 9?eoStds Auctioneer. By J. C. HcGUIlliP, Auctioneer. CHANCERY SALE OF VALUABLE AND EL igibly situated improved and unimproved Real E tate, consisting of |jw lling Houses and Lots, va cant Lo ?, and Wharf.? Ity v.rtue of a decree of she Circuit Couri of the District of Columbia lor Wash ington county, made in the cause v herein John A. j Eraser is com pi.n nant, and John Waiker, 1 Ten 8. | Fraser, and others, ht?irs at law of Simon Fraser, deceased, are defendants, No. P9J,in Chancery, the subscriber'!, trustees appointed by raid d?cree, will sell at public auction all those pieces or parcels of ground lying and being wituat d in he city of Wash ington. and kn <wn ami iiisiini>uisbed as bein < Lots N.>?. 1. 2, 3. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, .2, 3, 14, 15 16, 17, 18. 19, 20, 2 , 22, 23, fcnd 24, in tite subdivision made by said trustee* of Square No 41-2, (renting respectively and variously rrtim 18 fort 1 inch to 30 feet 8 inches on 8th and O h streets west, and E and F streets south, by various depth* t. an a!le?, with the improvements and appurtmanees, which con sist nf a commodious nnd well nni substantially built 3% story Brick Dwelling House on Lnt 8 and a comf<<rtabl? and well built 2 story Brick Drilling House on each of Lots Nos. 18 and 16. in said sub division ; lot No. 4, in Squa-e No 3r!8, fronting 25 oil F street sr.ulh, between 0:h and 10th 8t?. west, by 125 feet deep, wuli the improvements and appur tenances, which consist of story Frame Dwel ling House; pa.t of Lot No. 3, in Square No 730, fronting 40 feet on Pennsvlvania avenue, running ack to "A" street south, with a width on said ?'A" street of 4^1 feet 7 inches ; and part of Square No. 472, fronting 44 feet on Water street, at the termi nation of 7th street west, with tlie valuable Whaif thereto attached and ^longing, extending to the channel of the Potomac river, and n >w occupied by George i'age and used as a steamboat wharf The sale of tiie several Lots in the subdivision of Square No 41 J, w tti the improvements and appnr tenanos, will take place on ThuiMuy, the 24th day of May, 1855, at 5 o'clock p m., on the prem ises. Tbe sale of Lot No. 4. in Square No. ?"'83, with the improvements am appurtenances, will take place on ?aid Thursday, the adtlj day ol May, 1855, at 6 o'clock p. in , on the premises The sale of part of Lot No 3. in Square No. 730 will ake place on Friday, the 25th day of May, at o'clock p. in., on premises. And the sale of part of Square No 472, with the valuable Wharf thereto attached and belonging, will take place on Tuesdav, the 29:h d iy of May, 1855, it o'clock p. m . on the premises. The above property is all situated in desirable lo cation ?, rapid y enhancing in value, and r ffers to capitalists arid others a most favorable opportunity for investments or procuring a de;irab!e residence. The t? rms of bale, as prescribed by said decree, will be one fourth of the purchase money in rash, and the balance in six, twelve, eighteen, and twin ty four months, lo b<< serured by the purchaser's bonds, bea ing interest from day-of sale, with secu rity, to be approved by the Trustees. Upon the full payment of the pui chase money and interest, and the ratification of the sale or sale* by th>i Court, the Trustees will conve; the propery to the respective purchasers in fee. If the terms of sate are not complied with in six days after tbe sale, tbe property the terms of the sale o< which are not so complied with wiil be resold at the risk and expense of the purchasers upon one week's notice. All conveyancing at the expense of the purchas er*. CH \B. S. WALI.ACU, i EDW'D SWANN, f JAS. C. MoGUiRE, mav 3?eefcd* Auctioneer. By J. C. MeOriRK, Auct'oneer. VALUABLE IMPROVED PROPERTY AT Public Sale?On FRIDAY afternoon, June 1, it 5^ o'clo! k, on the premises, I sell, by o der of tbe Orphans' Court, that valuable pieorf ot property si unted at the corner of lOih and E street. *na *eaeraly known as the Me tical Co'lege. The lot trout* 61 u-et 1 inch on E street by 58 feet on 10th street, containing ^,543 square feet. The buiidicg consists of a substantial and well built three su.ry brick Buil liug which is admirably adapted for a warehouse, for manufacturing or xcliool purpose* Portions of this bui:ding are now under very satisfactory rent. Title perfect Teims: One thir l cuh; the ie*idue in 6, 19,18, ?>nd 24 tnonihs, with interest, .toured by a deed J truston the premises. 8. H NO 'RSE, Administratrix, By WM. NOUKSE, Attorney, JAW. C. McGUiRE, may S^eokds Auctioneer. By J. C. NcGUlltE, Auetlonaer. PLREMPTORY SALE OF THE STEAMER UNIOV ?On FRIDAY afternoon, June 1st, at 5o'c.ock,at Pace's Wharf, at the font of Seventh stu>et, I sh ill sell, without reserve, the nearly new steadier called the ''Union," &i present rui-uinc as a ferry boat etv/cf n this city atid Al 'Xandrin. This Htr. mer was buiit in Washington citv in the year 18.r?2; is 1S2 feet ir< length, breadth of beam 24 feet 6 inc es istie measures 411 40 "5 t< ns cusif m house in asurement, as per enrollin nt. Her en g>ne is a flr?t clns seventy live horse p wer engine built b? Smith a.i.i Pe kins, Alexandria, Va. She ruus either end fori moat, and is very convenient for I lading and unloading freigti^ Terms: One halfca?h, the reridue in 6 month*, wilb interest, satisfactorily secure*!. JAS. C. McGUIRE, may??eokds Auctmneet. L CANAL PAC?Er Llllfi T ) POINT HOCKS r-I!B Canal Packet CONGRESS hiving bee; _ ihorougl-ly repaired, and put in fir*t order, will commence running on MOVnw .iah? the 30tl? instant, for the transportation ol pas*4114. t. and light frughl between Georgetown anuthe abov< nam d point, on the most pleasing terms. The Boat will leave th'i wha f of W. II. Bitter foi the Point of Rocks on every MONDAY, WEDNES DAY, and FRIDAY 7 o'clock, and th? Point of Rocks for Georgetown on TUESDAY. THURSDAY,and SATURDAYS, at the sains hour, stopping at the different landings along the line 61 tlie reception and (?Hiding of passengers and freight, going and returning Passage thmugh either wny f9, shorter distances at the same ra es. That is to say,from Georgetown to Great Falls 50 cents; Seneca 75 cents ; Edwards Ferry f 1.25; Manocrcy $1.60. Meals ssrved regularly on board the Boat ct mod er&ti ratals JOHN CBOMBAUCH, Proprietor, CHARLEf >JEBRKLL, ap 99-lH Cspwln, Amusements. GRAND MILITARY AND C1VI0 MO Oil LIGHT EXCURSION OP TH* BOONE RIFLE CORPS. IHE BOONE RIFLE COUPS ino.i respectfully announce to the citixensof Wa>hington, Geo.f town and Alexandria, that they have chartered th<s swift And splendid steamer GEORGE WASHING TON Tor aii excursion on WEDNK:*D4Y afternoon the 93J Miy, to tho WHITE HOUSE PAVIL ION The boat wi'l leave Washington at 9 o'clk, Na*y Yard at 9jtf, and Alexandna a< 3V^. Reluming, she will le*v?the White House at a sea^onab e hour, ar>d touch at all of the above place*. The Committee have made th i most extensive arrangement* tn render this excursion one of tlx most pleasan*. of the season. The Ketrerhir ent department will be conducted by a competent and accommodating cater*'. A Br<isa and Suing Band are engaged for tftx oc casion. Should tbe dny prove unfavorable the excursion will be pos'poned until further notice. Ticket* f I?admittiag a gentleman and two ladies Tickets to be had of any 01 the Committee, or at the boat on the day ol the excursion. C immilte* oj Jlrrar Capt M E Uright, VV B O'Donnd, Lt H N Ober, W J Woods, Lt C M Sanderson, W G Sinoot, Ensign W B D ib'um, J W Noites, Sgt T ?l Robiosun, John RusjcI, Sgt B B S-iit. James Mahonay. Sgt J A Simmons, may l.',l6,'il ,2i?4t Gil AND PIO NIC or ihx 'IV1E N< ?K rHEUN LlrtERTlES' FIRE COM 1- PAN V respectfully make anown to their friend* and ihe public generally that they will ihuir first PIC NIC, on THURSDAY, June 7th, l(Co, to ihe WHITE HOUSE The Company wi:l spare no paiss or expense to insure satisfaction J he Ref eshments will br. served by an r*ps ricneed ca ere , \1r A Columbus Vis ting Companies wiH arpear in uniform The b<>at will leave Gi rgetown at 1 o'clock; Wa-I.inaton at 2; Navy Yard at 3.%'; avd AI?-xki? di U at 3 p. m Tickets ON? DOLLAR?admitting a g ntlimac and la-lies?to be had of any of tbe Commii'.ee vi Arrangement*. Comn.ittea E G Evans, II Kiucbt, 3 C:;lvnwcll, H p R -bertson, II K< 'nan, R Wa*ren, J T Hallerk, C Matlock, A C-dumbuj, J II G>ddard,jr T Dawson, J Slaiford, Mid Birkhuad, L Newmf r, J King. S Tayl ?r. may 12?eotd FISCHER'S BAND FULLY ORGAN IZED. HAVING now competed ail mv rrrangencm* for a first rate B^A.-^S and COTILLON B \Nb, I am again at the sf rvice of the public t<? attend Excursion Partie-, Exhibit ors, Parades. Tic Nics, Balis, and Vtitiiades. All tbo*e in ihvir of a citizen's bind ate respectfully invitrd to encourage our en erprisc, here in Wa?bingt n City. P k l-CHLK, Leader. P 9-?This Band,under aty direction, i^reculariv uniformed, and from a practice over iwen.y ye<u* I can give satisfaction to every one. Re?idence, f*a. aveitu?, n< rth side, bet. 9.h urd 10 h streets first tlx r west < f Iron Hall. Order* left with Messrs Hiibu.-i & Il-ts ptmctua ly attended to. may 14?lm* FIRST PREMIUM PIANOS. JUST received, several Piani s from ill* celebrated factory of Strinway it Sors, New V?,rk ; oi e in Louis XIV style These P an? s are in e.ery re spect the best now wade in tho U: i <?d States; hey received at the late Metropolitan Mechanics' Fair the first prennu'n (a silver medal) for each of their 1'ianos eihbited. Every person ad t.iret the volun e of tone, as '.vtll as thj workmanship of their iu-tru mi nts. These, in addition to my other stoik o<" Pianos, form* the hvsi and largest collection south of Mason's tnd Dixon's li' e. The p iblic are tetpecffully invited to call and ex amine before they purchase elsewhere, th?y w;il find moderate prices and revonable terms PIANOS to rent always on hand, and second hand Piano* taken in part pavmeni for new ones, at my Piano Wareroom, No. 4 08 Elewn'h *t, aU.vt Pa. avenue. FR. C. h El CHEN BACH, may 14? eolm* IF YOU READ ADVERTISEMENTS PLEASE notice that I have, frekh irorn h*? es tabiishTnent in New York, linker's ^elf Ra?s ing Fiour Hecker'n Grits Hecker'* Maccan ni and VermacelU, Hacker's Farina, one paper of which, at 14 cents, w ill maae a ouprrior dish sufficiuut for fiffen or twenty persons. Also, Owwego Corn Starch and Cornpna, a great variety of M iH.:rd's pi< parations of ClHK-o'ate for eating ; nd drinking B tier's superior Cocoa pist?* from whicb, in a few minute*, bv pourin; boiling water on it a vtry superior cup of Chocolate can b? made. When dollars nnd eent* er.? made a stsdv and at the same time sup?rior article for health and fon omyis reqmrrd, you world do well to call at KING'S Grocery and Variety Store_ corner Vermont avf nue and I streets, a lew *teps norih' ast r f Jacksnn S-atne. may II? wtf For sale?a very fine saddle and B"tfgy H' ?RSE. The horse is young, ry g ntle and sound, and of fine 6to< k ; would make enh r a vtry fine carriage hone, or a very plea-ant riding norse. Also, ftir sale an excellent work horse, perfect'y aound. Apply to No. 43 Duiibarton at, G?otget'n. mar 1?lawtf SEWING BYIIACIIINE. MISS Rl?OU?LD, at Miss Pi lings'. 15ih street, between Pa. avenue and P ttrect, No. 447 . is prepared to execute with despatch, and in the neatest manner, all kinds of plain sewing lor families, hotel keepers, and the trade generally v.x: Ladies' Skirts, Bo.Urs, tec , Gentlemen's Shirts Bosoms, Wristbands, Collars, Drawers, Pocket Handkerchiefs. Furniture Linens, vis: Table Cloths, Sheets, Pillow and Bolster Cases, Towels, Napkins and Curtains. Also, Tailor *nd Mantua makers' work of all kinds. Missli wnu!J ir,form the public thai shs has se cured the services of Miss UOONEV, from Balti more. wiio has been woikinu "n the machine for 18 month?, cud understands her business tUcroujhly. All work warranted to stand tqual to any otter, and done on the most reasonable terms, may 17?eo2w* MAD. FAVIER RESPECTFULLY informs the public of Wash ington that she ha? taken a h use on Pennsyl vania avenue, aoiith siue, next the comer of Mth street, which she his fitted u;t for the nccomrnoda tiou of a tew boarders, or those desiring furnished apartments without board. Mad. F. hopes that her friends will continue to her the pair, nag: so liberally bestowed on her late bu'band. Having a few leirure hours she would give lessons in French u .^?. The French Lan>;iia;e being exclusively spoken ii her bt use, she atroriis a rare opportunity to those wishing a constant practice, may 18?eo3t* [So. 6S8.] Notice of tin estab't.ihmtnt of ail additional Lane Office in the Territory of Oregon. IN pu of the act of Ccrgr'SS npprovei Feb rusry 17, 185 , entitled MAn aat to eftabli^h an vldl'ion&l land d'otnet in the T#rritory of Oregon," to b* cil ed tiis t'mpqua district, emb>ac ng a 1 the 'an 1 lyinr south of tha :oarth standard t arallel, It is hereby dtelared ard made kxown that the :snd oTce tor saiJ diair'ct ha-t Uen 1< cat<*d by the P:e-i Jent of the Cn t d fcrat S at ihe town o %Vinch?st?r in ga'd Terr tory, until o-her'i>e orde-e4. ? iv-n under my hand, at the city of Washiogtcn tbD 17. h day of Alar, a. b. 1K& JOnN VVILSOI', ComiriiBioLer of<Jeue~al Land Otflce. II a v 18 ? ltwl/w STRAW MATTING. JUST reciived 4, 5, and 6 4 White and colored Mattings, which I am selling at the Ijwesl pri ces for cash or to pr >mpt customers. J. II. SMOOT, S. side Bridge sc., near High, Georgetown. may 13? ALL 8TB ASTOk KS viai'ing tl.e City should see Hunter'* Cata logue of the Cariosities of the Patent OfBoe. Also, bis Description of PowsU's Great Picture. f#*h?~am? IkliOWN'SPORErtrir.R, 1 vol, Tul liburg, buiuc D directions for tie plajdng and m >nagament of An* Vom. flLI.NCK TAYLO*. EVENING STAR. LIVI1I0 BY OJfE'3 WIC. FROM Till GSRMAN, Br MBS. ST. SIMON. Nine person, sailed from Basle down the Rhine, A Jew who wished to go Schalamp,. was allowed to come on toard and nuraej with them on condi tion that he would conduct himself with propriety and give the captain eighteen kreutzers for hn passage. xNo w.i t is true, something jingled in the Jews pocket when he struck his his hand against it: but the only money thera was tuerein was a twelve kreutzer piece, for the other was a brass button i ^withstanding this he accepted the offer with gratiti de : for he thought to himself, ?? something may be earned, even upon the water. There is many a Rhine ? Sr<>wn rich upon the Dur ng .he first part of the voyage, the passengers were very talkative and merry, and the Jew, with his wallet under the arm?for he did not lay it ande was the object of much mirth and mockery, as, alas ! is often the case wi h those of his nation. But as the vessel sailed onward, and passed Ihurriugtrn and Saint \ eit, the passengers, one after the other, grew silent and gaz*i down the r.vrr, until one spoke out: Come, Jew, do ycu not know any pastime that will amuse us ? Your fa thers must have contrived many a on* 'luring their Ion* stay in the wilderness." '? no* is the time," thought the Jew, "to shear try sheep!" Aud he pro posed that they should sit round in a circle, and propound very curious ques tions to each other, ani he, with their permission, would sit down with them, rhose who could not ansW the ques tions, should pay the one who propound ed them a twelve-kreutzer piece : an a those who answered them pertinentlv, should receive a twelve kreutzer piece/ The proposal pleased the company; and hoping to dirert themselves with the Jew s wit or stupidity, each one asked, at random, whatever entered his head. Thus, for example, the first one asked '' lJow many soft-boiled eggs could the S1*11* ca' an empty stoiu ach?" All gaid that it was impossible to an swer that question, and each paid hi.s twelve kreu'zers. But th? Jew said, ?? One ; for he who has eaten one egg c: nnot eat a second on an empty stomach." And the other pa;u him twelve kreutzers. The second thought, Wait, J:w. and i will try you out of the New Testament. ^ ttiiuk 1 shall win my piece. "Win* did the Apostle Paul write the second epistle to the Corinthians ?" The Jew said : " Because he was not m Corinth, otherwise he would have spoken to them." So he won another twelve kreutz-r piece. W hen the the third Paw that the Jew was so well versed in the Bible, he tried him m a different way. "Who pro longs his work to as great a length as possible, and yet completes it in time?" The rope-maker, if he is industrious," said the Jew. In the meanwhile they drew near to a village, and one said to the other, "That is Bimlach." Then the fourth a*ktd: ? In what month do the people cf Bam lach eat the least ?" I he Jew said: In February, for that has only twenty.eight days." i i fa;fth ?a'^? " There are two natu ral brothers, aud still only one of them is my uncle. lW faitl" "The uncle is your father s brother, and your father is not your uncle." A fish now jumped out of the water, and the sixth asked, "What tish have tb?r eyes nearest together lhe Jew said ; ?? The smallest."" lhe seventh asked: - How can a man rue from Basle to Bern in the shade, 8hines?"8Ummer wLen the su" The Jew said: ?? When he comes to a p.ace where there is no shade, he must dismount and go on foot." 1 he eighth asked: When a man rid * nm,K*'Dl4r ^e from Bern to Baale and has forgotten his gloves, how mu~t fre<T??"ge 80 his hands khall not ?mXtmS'iJ: "U? muS' mike fists nflkif.\h was the ,ast- Thi" ?ne naked. How can five persons divide ve eacl* man shall receive one and still oue remain in the dish ?" : must take the dish with the e?g, and can let it lay there as long as he pleases." But now it came to his turn, and he determined to make a good sweep. After many preliminary compliments he asked, with an air of mischievous friendliness, w can a man fry two trouts in thi ?e pan8?"60 U tr?UL lie iD e*ch No one can answer this, and one after e other gave him a twelve kreutzer piece. But when the ninth desired that he shculd answer it himself, he frankly ac knowledged that be knew not how the *rout be fned in ^ch away ? Then it was maintained that this "was unfair in the Jew; but he stoutly affirmed that there was no provision for it in the agreement, save that he who could not answer the question should pay tbe kreut zers, and he fulfilled the agreement b\' paying that ;:um to the ninth of bis com i ades \> ho had asked him to solve it him self. IJjt they all being rich merchants, and grateful for the amusement which had passed an hour or two very pleas antly for them, laughed hear'ily o\ei their loss and at the Jew's cunning. (?7* A young thief, who was chargcc with picking pockets, demurred to th< indictment, because he had " nwei picked pockets, but had always taker them as they came, '< THE WEEKLY STAR. tofte onpf, pur TO OVM. ?" ?"P?r ? t ?n ifa TwrWf ^C"?? UVitU?lT B itvun 8.oeU copt<* (la wrapper.) Ml ** co':nt*ri umedlataly after Km I"!**- l^-Tiui cum. rn*r*4?TiM who ?ct M tfuck optti be i ft-jiuntnn of tw?Bty W1L Gold Cows of rim Ao. or Alex ax PJl* *5* 0*?at?Yesterday, we had ex hibited to us two gold coins which were louiy) last year by some workmen who were excarating earth for some purpose or other on the site of the ancient Sidon. One of these coins bears the likeness of Philip of Maoedon, crowned with laure's, on the side; and on the other side a rep resentation of his horses winning ths race, under which is his name in Grssk perfectly legible. The other coin bears the likeness of Alexander the Great, wearing his helmet; and on the reverse side is a standing figure with wingj, holding a bow and ar row ; t so the name cf Alexander iu ?ireek, sufficiently distinct to be legible, but not so plain as in ilie case of Philip. These coins are just as fresh in ap pearance as the recent gold coinoire of the United States. Their value is about *' ?*ch. About three thousand of the^e coins were found on the oecasioo re ferred to, hermetically sealed up in boxes of copper. These two were procured by our fellow-citizen. Dr. Deforrest who has been engaged in missionary labors in Syria for some twelve or fifteen years, and who has within the last fcw months returned to his former home. These little pieces of geld are invested with rare interest. Alter lying buried for more than two thousand years, they turn up in all the frohness of youth, and gire us. in all probability, correct likenesses of the wonderful men whose name ttey bear. It is worthy of re mark that, judging from their phyoiog noiny, we should take Philip to be tho greater m:n of the two; though it may be our judgment was insensibly swtved hy opinions of long standing.?J? oeAes/er Union. A Mixed Fooi? Neckssaey.?If I only bend my arm, or more my linger, ther? is a certain portion of the tissues de stroyed. w?nch must be supplied bv my food; the more work a man perforin's, the more of those myogenous subsiances he requires. So far as supplying the w aste of the tisscee, it is a matter of indifl'sr ence whether we give an animal food containing gluten or albumen; but it ex cretes a considerable influence on the character of :he animal. Take f>r ex ample a hunt, at which we have on om nivo ous animal, man, riding on a gram inivorous animal, a horse, accompanied by a carnivorous animal, a dog, follow ing a herbivorous animal, a hare. Even the character of nations is Vv-ry matenail y affected indeed by their food. The oihtr class of food serves a very important bat totally different purpose?namely, that of supplying animal heat. The temper ature of our bodies is, in tempi ratc^.i naates at least, higher than the surround ing air. Now in order to keep up ti ls temperature, a combustion goes on simi lar to that of an ordinary fi.e. The same products?carbonic acid, water, aud am monia?are evolved from tho mouth of he furnace of the body and the mouth of a common chimney. In cold weather, a certain portion of heat is gradually ab stracted from our body, which must be supplied by the combustion of our food, or of the ma ter of our bodies; the bolder the climate, therefore, the more heat giv ing materials must b.- supplied iu ths food.?Fro'. Pla\jjair. An Amusing Scene.?The iiule steam er M??hawk, says a Detreit paper, vai lying in St. Ciair river a few days since, surrounded by ice, and immoveable. It occur red to her captain that he could res cue thecrai. from her icy chains by blow ing up the frost n mass with gun-powder. Accordingly he prepared his torpedo by tilling a bottle with gun-powder, attach ing a long piece of water-proof fuse and sinking the contrnance through ?hole m the ice. All beir.g prepared, the gallant engineer tired his train. Now, everyone who has seen the safety-fuse used, knows that it bums quite 6lowly under waier, though as quick as powder in the open air. The explosion not foiliwir.g imme diately on the caj tain's application of his cigar, he became anxious, stepped for ward. and applied his nose to the ice. and "look ye what betel." There was a tumbling explosion; ice, water,Laptain and spray ascended in a halo of glory towards the ae^ith. The captain, hav ing "gone up like a rocket." followed out the metaphor, and 44 came down like the stick," lerunately floating like it, taid struck out for thore. WLen it was discovered that be was not injured the crowd who had witnessed his pyro technics. gave three cheers for the cap lain and his petard, which the former gracefully acknowledged. amning incidents oscur at tho Ki;l way Suspei^ha Bridge. We h*ard of one that took place a short time since, which reminded us forcibly of hu man inconsistency. A large, two-fisted, brawny fellow who had come down from Detroit by the Great Western, on the stoppage of the train on the other side of the bridge, openel a window to take a survey of the last "won ler of the world." His eyes rested on the awful c'na-m. and the apparently frail bridge over which he wts soon to pass. It was t-?o much for him. D>wn went the window, and cur hero sprang from his seat, made a con vu'sive grab for his carpet-bag, umbiilla, and other paraphernalia necessaty to a traveller, with an ejaculation?'"Look h*re? 1 'I be if I'm going over that thing in those 'ere cars. < *utbe bolted, and started to "foot it" across the lower bridge. As the train reached the middle the individual was observed pleading along bcueath. doubtless muttering to himself, *4if this tmng breaks I am all right." On reaching the other side, he was the source of a great deal of fun, but concluded by settling the matter, bj "treating alfaround."'?Buffalo Commer cial Advertiser. (n7*Gra?ity is the *ery essence of im posture ; it does not only mistake otner things, but is apt perpetually almost uj mistake itself ~-Shaftsburyt ?

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