Newspaper of Evening Star, June 4, 1855, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated June 4, 1855 Page 1
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THE EVENING STAR PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAYJ At th? Star B cUding, eomsr Penrunfiv wwi av*nu* mnd Eleventh strtit, By W. D. W1LLACH, WR1 be aer^e*} to subacrlbcn in the cities of Waeto iajtsn, 6?a^>towB, Alexandria, Baltimore and Philadelphia, at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payafel* weekly tn the Agents. To mail subscribers Um subscription price if THREE DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS a year In aivanc*, TWO DOL LARS tor SIX MONTHS, and ONE DOLLAR tm THREE MONTHS. (K^Smeta conns on VOL. V. WASHINGTON, rLEBLR PATENT 1MPBQVBD EYELET MA CHINE. Firs* patents-combined on one stock S??cnn?l patent?self feedinc with eyelet Third patent? patent Improved fastener, riveting both -**? AJ! parties in want oft good Eyelet Machine, are "tT*~f?T mrn?i mil Ito u?e none but LIPMAN'rt PATENT IMPROVED, which is decidedly the best ever broaiht before the public, poisrasipg numerous advantage, via: It is strong, durable and not liable to kc out of or- , der. It punefce* the hole well, and to fit the E>elet, J in one operation clinches the Evel i on both ?Mae. It MTfj t??ne, a* the papers &c., need not be reversed or tarnc.i over to clinch the Ef let a se cood'tinM, a* is the cam with all other Machines. It is useful to the Merraani in filing iwnjr paper?, a* well as to the att<*;iey ? r Conveyancer, the Sboe maker, Tailor, Milliner, and nuaierons others, aid u a very labor tavinc Machine. Sold by all the principal Stationer* anil Fancy G*>4s Dealers throughout the United elates. Ajeau for Washington, TAYLOR k MAURY, mav 21?tf Bookstore. near iKh at JM A CARD. A Economy m th* road to walih." w*% Great Reduction in the prica of Hata & Caps '11 HE undersigned, havrij made arrangeaicnis X with a New York Hat Company to be con stantly suppliei with the very best Moleskin or w&BSS HATS, got up in the latest style, offers litem at the unprecedented low price of $3,5-', worth from four to five dollars; aeeoui quality,'$3* worth from ?3,50 to .$?*; and a very gooj fashion abie Hat at #?,50, worth from $3 to fJ.50 Also, Be?be k Co's Hata, at u uiijch letn advance than they have been here tof->rs sold in thw city. First rate beaver Hats 03,5 >. All kinds of mA H ATS and CAPS vry low. In order to sell at the above low prices the cash system must he adopted ; consequently those who purchass wdl not be charged fr fifteen to twenty Ave per cent, as an offset for bad debts. ANTHONY, (for many years in the employ of Todd k. Co.) No. 3, Columbia place, 7th sU, ap 13?If 3d door north of Pena. avenue. LOOK HEREIM 1TORE BOUNTY LAND TO JILL who served JjJL "? awt wKt. sinee 1790, whether as Officers Soldiers, Sailors. Marine, Clerks, Indians, Chap lams, Wagon Masters, Te.imsUrs, Land*m a, (or their widows or minor children) who have not yet received fall 180 acres, and hive been in service 14 days, will do well t<^ write to us. postpaid, and their Land Warrants wirt be forwarded to them for the atove quantity, and no charge if thev do not get it. LLOYf) & CO., (3ai:n Agent's Office, opposite U. 8. Treasury, Washington City, D. C mar ft? 3m* SOMETHING HEW TJ3D2B THE SUN. CHARLES WERNER, PenntyivanLi avenue. opposite Bros-ru' Hotel. TJ AS fitted u,i th? commodiou' hall over his Res f""l uurant as a first clasa 1..AGKR BEEit S LOON, having procured a supply of every luxury and comforts found in first class establishments of the kind in the Northern cities. His RHINE WINES and French White Wines, as well as bis Clarets, Messrs. Imager Beer,, Italian, and Sweitzer CHEESES, and indeed ?.f ev ery other appropriate luxury in rich an jstablish ment, is unsurpassed in this country. He solicits a call from his friends and the pablic. ?ay 13?tf DENII3TRY. RB. DONALDSON, Demur, late of the firm ol , Hun', at. Donaldson, continues to ( manufacture and insert tr.ose beaut, fui porcelain teeth, with or without guuia,*?J n?r specimens of which (made and de posited by the late firm) wis awarJr-d the fint premium at the Mechanics' Institute Fair, recently held in this city. These teeth are carved and shaded to snit each particular case, and their resemblance to the natu ral organs is so perfect as to deceive the most prac tised eye. Particular attention also paid to filling and pre serving the natural teeth Charges moderate and all operations warranted. Office southwest corner Seventh and D * a?en trance on D. mar 21?6m LAW PARTNERSHIP. EOBERT J. WALKER and LOUIS JANfN have formed a co partnership under the firm of "Wslker A Jan.n," for th? management and ar Kient of cases m the Supreme Court of the Un ted tes, and before the Court of Claitys at Washing ton Ctty. Address Washington, D. C. may 10? eo3m S. P. HOOVER'S ISO* HALL BOOT. SHO?, AND T3UNK ESTABLISHED. JTT3T received a large assortment of Boots, Shoes and Trunks, perhaps the largest stock in this city, from which to make s?lection. Ladies Clippers, 50 to 75 cents Do Gaiters, "5 to 51 *5 Gents French P. Leather and Calf Pumpa Do do do Walking Shoes Boys', MUsos' and Children's Shoes it, every va riety at.J ?t>le,wh>ch I will sell at the lowest priees. S. P HOOVER, Doe Haii Boot, Shoe and Trunk EstaUnl. Pa. aveuue, 9tii and lOih bireeti. may 19? SfcW 3t DO YOU WANT FIRST RATE ICE CBEAM? GO at once to A UN t' Bridge str set, Georgetown, he was awarded a MEDAL by the Meiwpolj ttn Mechanics'Institute, for ICECREAMS, W A TEE ICES, and CAKES. may 25?eotf PLEASURE TRIPS TO THE WHITE HOUSE PAVILION. The Stealer* GEO. WASII [NUI0N or Til (id- COLLYEK be cnartcred for pubt.c or select parties to visit ike White Huuse Pavilion, Mount Vernon, Fan Washington, or other places on the river. The VVnite House Pavilion is now open for visi tors. It ts a beautiful place for pleasure trips; it has a fine Ball and bluing roam , also, a new Ten Pin Alley. Off- Fur particulars apply Uj the President of the Company, or the Captoi is of the B oats. Mr. WILLIAM COKE is furnishing refreshments oa the boats, and is pre^iarad to t'urniaii parties on the best terms. id 26?2m n > UUlAi GRLAT BARGAINS LADIES', GENTS', M1S3ES', AND CHIL DREN a'BOOTS AND SHOES.?The isariber being compelled to remove from titt stor- he now occupies, < lT^r? !:.? pr?_= \ enl well aeairted stock of BOO IS AND SHOES at sreatly re.lured prices. All persons in want of the article will find it to their advantage to sloaNi No 304 Px av., near 10th st-, north side, may I?tf REESE'S EAGLE PLUMBING AND * GAS-FIT TING DEPOT. THE subscriber re-pfctfuliy annojoces to his trtends and the public in general tiiat bs hnsTS eelvM the ft st lot of tk.r ccls'.wstieii OUDOBfl DOUBLE ACTINU SUCTION AND FOJL-L PUMP, which received the SILVFM. Mb.DAL at tbe iauj Fair of tile Mctropoiitao IntU tut*-, and is now prepared to furuuh all who favor him with a calL His stock ot UAS KIITl lUilS aro oattf pessed ia the District. With hi* corps of cono tent workaa ^ prides bintself to fill any orders in the PLUMBING AND CAB-frr riN<i im< With prou.(HDtifl and 4^Ad wora done warran ted to give complete asairtaction JOHN ^ cor. Sixth st and Pa avenue. NEW AND OLD PIANOS. I WE have bow in rtore the largest wwntmeet of PI *N' -S ever olfere . in thl? city. fr??n? Hal let. Iinvs & Cw., u vcou m. Knabe, omitds k Co.'s celebrated mannfactoriee. Tb-se Pianos we guaranft, and atll up-m veiyeasy ter ns AJen, a new Pi no u el only a t>w months, which ?? offer at the low priee ot <-ash ; a second hand Piaa.i, fcv Andre Stier, for $75. A very fine second hand Checkering Piano for sale or rent ar a barsa.n. Old Piano* takes la eachangs for new. A'w*y's on baud, Stools, Coven, Vioiina, Guitars,, accordeu&s, Munc. ac tc. JOHN f. ELLIB, 306 Pennsylvania avenue, eray 10_ U-t mn and KKb strwets. KI* ME IP \ OU DARE 1?A new Walta, vary ski tabic tor Uegtni.ers, composed and dedicated bo Miss ?, ?,? 'ireauwu, by Prof. W. Hunter. Pubttstoed aaU for "w> at U1LHI'S * BVTV9 Music Depot, pa/ 3- v?nvet Pa. av. ?ad llib at. TO ALL THAT VALUE THEIR SIGHT. TOBIAS PRACTICAL OPtlCiAS WJ l^HES to call the attention to nil that ?ufR r f T with defective sight, caused by ago, sickness and particularly f om gl i.-ses lnjudiemu-lv selected, to hi* superior SPECTACLES and GLASSES car*; fully ground by himself tn a true spherical accuracy, and brilliant transparency, sui ed precisely and beti ?fici'lly to the wearer accr>rdin$ to th^ concavity or coavexity of the eye. Very numerous are th# ill ef tects caused to the precious ore-.n of sight from the conimenecinrnt of usicg glares in not being pre cisely suited, by the use of an Optometer; and the practice of many year*, enabl- a ftim to meaciire the focal distance or'the eyes, and such glasses that are absolutely required will be furnished with precision and satisfaction J. T acknowledges the very liberal encournje raent already obtained, ? nd further solicits tfce pa tronage of those that ha/e net yet availed themselves of his aid. Persons that cannot conveniently call, by sending tfce glasses in use, and statinz how many inched the* can read this print with their spectacles, can be supplied with such that will improve their sight. Innumerable testimonials to be sen; and refer ences given tn many who have derived the greatest ease and comfort from hi* glasses. Circulars to be had gratis, at his cffiie. No 519 Seventh street, three doors from Odd Fellows' Hall, upstairs. Norfolk, September 7,1854. Sir?The Spectacles you made for me suit very well, and seem to have improved my sight more than any other 1 have lately tried. Litt. W. Taeewell. I have tried a pair of Spectacles obtained from Mr Tobias, and And them of great assistance to my sight, and corresponding with bis description of the focus. I recommend him as a skillful optician Heart A. Wis*. Mr. J. Tobias: 8ir?The pair of Spectacles you furnished me yesterday are particularly satisfactory to me They are very decidedly the best 1 possess, and I am the o* ner of eitht or nine pairs, carefully selected in different places and fr >m opticians recommended to me on account of their professional standing in Erg land, France, and the United 8latcs I have been also plea ed with your remarks and directions on the treatment of the eyes, for the purpose of pre serving and improving the sight. Respectfully yours, Chas Caldwell, Professor of M. C., Louisville, Ky. Lynciibcro, Nov. 10, 1851 Mr. John Tobias having furnished me with Glas se-, by which I have been greatly aided, (my vision having suffered greatly from reading at night in my earlier life) it affords roe the highest pleasure in 6ay that 1 consider him a skillful practical optician, and well prepared to aid those who may need his profes sional services. W*. B. Roczie, Elder of Methodist Conference. Wilkinoton, >. C., Jan. 27, 1854. Mr. J. Tobias : Dear Sir?I am happy to say that the Spectacles which I obtained from you last week are entirely satisfactory. From an inequality in th-; visual rani;e of my eyes, I have heretofore found jreat difficulty in getting glasses of the proper focal distances. It affrds me pleasure to state, that by the aid of your optometer tin; difficulty has been happily obviated, so that the Glapses you furnished rn- are decidedly the best adapted to my eyes of any I have ever jet used. Very respect."uily yours, R. B. Drink, Rector of St. James' Parish. Department of Interior, May 7, 1855. From natural defects and the unequal range of my eyes, I bave been compelled tn use gla'ses for seve ral years, i have tii<^d different opticians without obtaining gla^se j perfectly fitted to my eyes Four months since Mr. Tobias made two pairs especially for me, wbich I have fouad to serve me perfectly. By the use of his optometer be is enabled to adapt Giasses minutely to the eve I mo<t cheerfully rec ommend Mr. Tobias to all h iving occasion to uae glasses, and bear my testimony as to his skill as an optician. Henry E Baldwin, Assistant Sect*y to sign Land Warrants. may 16?tf FOli THB CUBE OF Asthma and Consumption. NEW AND VERY WONDERFUL!!! HYGEANA Brought home to the door of the Million. A WONDERFUL discovery has recently be?-n made by Dr. Curtis of this city, in the treat ment of Con'ii'iiption, Abtluna, and a'l dista-e* of the Lung-;. We refer w UK CUUTIS'S UYGE ANA OR INHALING HYGEAN VAPOR AND CHERRY SYRUP." With tain n-w method, I?r C. bas restored many afflicted ones to he iltb, as an evidence of which he ha* innumerable certificate* Speaking of the treatment, a physician remarks, "It is evident that 1 haling?constantly brt atbing an agreeable, healing vapor?the m>dicmal properties nti<t come in direct contact with the whole sua! caviue of the lu:.g*, a id thus escape the many and varied changcs produced upon them when intro* duced into the rt?m&ch, and subject to the proces* ef digestion " The liyg- na is for ale at all the Dniggi-t's tlimughout the country.?AT. Fork DutcK man of Jan. H The Inha'ur Is worn cn the breast under the linen without the least tnconvenieuci?the heat of the body being sufficient to evaporate the fluid. Hu:i dreds of cases ol cures, like the following, might be named One package of the ilygtana has cared me of the Asthma of six yuars' standing. J F Kkksrkrry, P. U. of Uuncarr.on, Pa I am cured of th e Asthma of ten years' standing by Dr. CurtisUygeanA. Mara abet Eastom, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. Paul, of No. 6 Hammond street. N V , was cured of a severe case of Bronchitis by the Hy geana. My sister has been cured of a distressing cough of several years' standing, and decided to be incura ble b? the physicians, bhe was cured in one month by the Hygeaua. J. H. Gacbebt, P. M Richmond, Me. The Rev. Dr. Cbesvzr, of New York, testifies of our medicine in the follow inz language: New Yoaa, Nov. 15,1854 Dear Sir?I think highly of Dr. Curtii's Ilygeana as a remedy in diseases of th* throat and Lungs ? Having bad some opportunity to testify its efficacy, I am convinced that it is a most excellent medi eine, both tin Syrup and the inhaling application to the chest. Prof. 8. Center writes us as follows: Gentlemen?1 have recently had occasion to test your Cherry Syrup and Uygean Vapor, in a case of chronic sore mroat, that had refused to yield to otlt er forms of treatc eut, and tiie result has satisfied aie that, whatever may be the comp anion of your preparation, it is no imposition, but an excellent retmdy. I wisa, for ihe sake of the afflicted, that it might ?e brought within the reach of til. Dr Johns, oi.e of the most celebrated Physicians in New York writes as follows: Dr. Ccbtis?Dear Sir- Having witnessed the cx m ller.t effects of your Hy^eana ur inhaling Hygean Vap jr and Cherry Syrup, in case of Chronic bron chitis, and being much in favor of counter irritati.m tn affaetions of the throat, Bronchial tubes and luuas I can thereto/a cheerfully recommend your Mt di sated Apparatus as being the mist convenient and ejwctu il mode of app ying anything of the kind 1 have ever seen. No doubt, thousands of per ons may be relieved, and many cured, by using your medicinea. I mast here be allowed to r-onfee* that I am op posed ti> proscribing or using t ecret compounds, but this little neatly contrived article, and its tffects in the ca*e above alluded to, have induced me to speak in its favor. You are at liberty to use this in any way vou may think proper. Respectfully, yours, fee. C. JOHNS, M D., No. 609 Houston street, N. Y. Price three dollars a package. Sold by CURTIS A PEKKIN3 and BOYD fc PAUL. No 149 chambers street, N.4f. Four packages eent free to any port of the United St ates for ten dollars. N R ? Dr. Curtis'* llyg'ftn* w the ORIGINAL end (INLY (GENUINE ARTICLE; all other* are base imita1 ions, or vje end iijurious counterfeits Shun them as you would POISON. F?r sale in Washington by CflASLK^ PTOTT, Pa. av niw. near 7ih street; and J. B MOORE, in the Flret \\ yd. may 23- 6<h PERRY'S AND OlLkOTT'd 8TSEL PENS io variety, b luafct in person from the inanufactur e?e by the nnderagaed, tn this way eecuria^ genu* n.enras, as well as the beat quality and fimsn.d taeh brand. FRAflICK TAYLOR, u;K Auction Bales. By GRKBN * SCOTT, Auctioneers. 1 TRUSTEE'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL Estate.?By virue of * decree of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia, for the county ol TVashiegton, approved by the Circuit Court of said District. sitting it chancery, passed in the matter o* the petition ?>f William Whitmore. et al , children and hnrs-at-law of William W Whitmore, laie of .-?aid couniv deceased, I will, on THURSDAY. the 31st day of May, 1855. at 8*4 o'clock n. m ,In rront of the premie, proceed to sell Lota or ground num btred seventeen (17) and eighteen (18) in 8quare numbered five hundred an-l three (50G) si nate in the city of Wn?hingV n, and District aforesaid. The above described property is situated on the northwest corner of 6ih street west and N street srtut:*, and contains in the aggregate about fourtem thousand square feet of ground. Term* f sale: One-third rash, and the residue in two equal jriyment* at six and twelve months, with interest from day ol sale. The deferred payn.cut to be secured by the note* of the purchaser or pur chaser* satisfactorily endorsed. Upon the full payment of th? purchase money and interest and the ratification of the pale by the Court, tha trustee will convey said lots of eround t-i the purchaser or purchasers thereof, at his or their cost and expense. If the t- rms ol sale are not complied with within five days Irom the day of sale, the trustee reserves the rieht to resell said lots, or either of them, upon reasonable notice, at the risk and cost of the find purchaser. RICHARD H. LASKEY, Trustee. GREEN & SCOTT, may 15?eo2wfci!s Auctioneers. Lot 17 having baem sold, the sale of Lot No. 18 is postponed until THURSDAY, the 7th of June, same hour, when it will be subdivided and sold separate, one part ol which having on a good two-story frame House, the other psrt is the corner lot, having a front of 25 feet, and 102 icet deep. Terms as ah ve. RICHARD Fl. LASKEY, TrusteQ. GREEN & SCOTT, je 1?eofcds Auctioneers. By GRKKR 4 SCOTT. Auetloncere. ?1 WO VALUABLE BUILDING LOTS a: Auc J tion ?On THURSDAY, the 7ih lune next, at P o'clock p. m , we shall sell rn the premises. Lot No 2, in Square No. 515, fronting .c9 feet on K st., between 4i.ii and 5th, running back Wi feet to a 30 It ullty. Also, portii halfofLot No. 26. in Square No 5s8. fronuog 27J4 feet on Fourth street, running back 100 feet, bet wen I and K streets. Tlie ab >ve described property is about two and a half squares from the Northern Liberties' Market H"0?e. Terms: One qoarter cash ; balance in 0,12, and 18 month-, lor notes bearing interest Deed given and a deed of trust taken to secure de ferred payments. Title perfect. GREEN fc SCOTT, may 30?eokds Auctioneers. tiy J. C. 0?OU1RK. Auctioneer. TTALUABLF. RB\L ESTATE AT PUBLIC V Sole.?Tbe subscriber will sell nt public sale, on MONDAY, the 18t i day of June, 1855, at5 o'clk p in , on the premises, lot No 22, in square 387, fronting 26 feet on 10th street west, between N and O stree is north, and improvements, which consist of two sinaiI frame houses. Terms of sal>?; On? third cash, and balance in 6, 12 and 18 month notes, bearing interest from nay of sale, secured by a deed of trust up -n the propertv If the terms are not complied with in three days after the ^aie. the \ roperty will be resold at the riik and e*pe :se of the purchaser AM conveyancing at the expense of purchaser CHAS 8. WALLACH, Attorney. JAMES C. McGUIRE, m*-y 2">?tokds Auctioneer. BY J C McGUIKK, Auctioneer. T'RUSTEE'S SAf.r. OP VALUABLE build inc L- t n?-ar Railroad 1) pot By vntue of a deed ot truet bearing date on the 4th day of April, 18->4, and recorded in Lib^r J. A S., No. 38, folios 181, kc., the subscriber will sell, at public sale, on | FRIDAY, the '.5th day of lune, ia55, at 5 If o'clock it? in., on the premises, all Uiat piece or parcel of ! ground lyine nnJ being situate in the H.'v of Wash ington, and biegpnrtof square No 630. beginning at a point on New Jersey avenue 270 feet from the northwest corner of said square, and running thence ea^twardly at right angles u> New Jersey avenue 124 feet 1 % inches, Uie:ice due south 23 feet, more or less, to a parallel line 22 feet from the first de *cnbed Sine of this piece of eround, and runuirg par ade I with said line we^twardly to New Jersey ave nue 118 feet l'?inches, thence northwardly on New Jersey a^nu< 22 feet to the point of beginning. The above property is eligibly situated n*ar the Railroad Depot and adjoining Foy'a Hotel, rapidly enhancing in value, and offers a mo3t favorable op portunity for investment of sale: Half cash, and balancc in 8.12, and 18 months, for notes bearing iiit rest from th? lay of sale, secured by a deed in trust upon the property. If Uie terrrs of sale are not compiled with in fix days after tte sale, the property will be resold at the risk and expense of the purchaser. CHAS S. WALLACH. Trustee. JAS. C McGUIHE, may 15?eokrfs Auctioneer. PtJRE SILVERWARE?A MAGNIM CENT ASSORTMENT. MW. GALT k 15 KO ca I attention to their # unusually large assoitment of SUverware, ?:on? s'n.g of? Solid silver Tea Sets, complete Silv;r Pitchers, solid Silver Caston Siivor Cup-* at'.! Saucers. Goblets Oilier Kisli Carvers and Furks. Crumb Scrapers Cane Kiuv s, Frail Shovels, Sugar Sifters jelly s lOon", Cheese Scoupj Pickle Knives and Porks Olive Spoon?, Salad Tung*, Vegetable Forts Fruil Knives, Ice Tongs, Dassert Knives S?up, Cr am and Gravy Ladl. s I' e Cream Knives, Salt Cellars Napkin Hints, Bat it r Knives, Tea Strainers Tee, Table, and Deaert Spoous and Forks of evt.y variety Breakfa t and dinner Coffee Spoons, kc. Also, a very larg<? assortment of Fancy Silver war*', suitable for wedding, Lirtb day, and other present^ The above is all of our own manufacture and Is wax ranted to be pure. M. W. GALT k BRO., 394 Pa. ave., betw. Oth and liUh 8 mar 31?if E}OH SALE.?A Pair of BAY MABES.7 years ' o:d next spring, weil-bred^found, stylish, senile, spirited and capital goers. They are well broaen and perfectly free from tricks, and will (vrticuiurlv tun eny gentleman who is fond of iriving. The owner parts with them only because )tis purpose is to retrench his expenses. They can be seen at Southron's (late Birch's) Stable, on 14th .treet, se-uth of' Pa. avenue. For terms, or an op portunity to try them, enquire at the counter of the itar otTice. They will be sold a bo.gaui. j ap 3?tf Ne vvBooksRi^trv ?d~at lilllLi.IKOTOR'?, The Watrliman, will be found a fitting companion to the p pular and simple stoty of the Lamp lighter Harpers' Magazine for June?commences a new vol u mo The Missing Briiln, by Mrs. Southworth The Two Uuardiatis, by the author of Hear:cc*ie Blaii* h LorwooJ, a tale of modern l.fe Virginia, Harper's Story Book for June A B >?>k of Thoughts, Memories, and Fancies, by M rs Jaineton Peeps from a Belfry, or the Paris Sketch Book Leaves from a F?m ly Journal, by the autlr>r of At tic Philosopher in Paris Joy and Care, a friendly book fo for young mothers, by Mrs. riuihill. All ihtf new books published reci ived immediate ly fftei warJs, nn4 every tiling in 'he stationery line fcreuluat SHILLISGTON'S, Bookstore, O leon bunding, j* 1 Coiner 4% st, and Pa. av. ICECREAM. AT the old stand, corner of F an 1 9th street, can be had the be-t quality of ICE HRRAM VA WATER ICES and CONP?CTIO.^EUY all kinds. All otdsrs promptly attended to. I have op< ned my Saloon for tlio seasons, wh. re nothing but the best quality shall be kept. All wish ing a good article would do well to call. may 21-lit THOS ECKABPT. P*: R POX 1 WITH DSfuFBCTlViC vision are uivited to examine my ?mensive slock of all kinds of SPECTA-! CLES and EYE-GLASSES. Claims1 if aay kind, such as Cataract, Parabola,' Periscopic, Double Concavc, Double Convex, and Col.-red Glasses, put in at short notice, with great curt, a? d persons in want of glasses may b? sure k> gel those which benefit the oye. 49s Circulars "Detective Vision," grntis at H. 8 EM KEN'S, 330 Pt.avenue, b%tw. 8lb aad lOlli its. 30 Excursions &c GRAND PIC NIC OP TH* SUSS LIBERTIES' IE CO. The northern liberties' fire COM PANY respectfully make known to their friends and ilie pubHc genially thai they will give Their first TIC NIC, on THURSDAY, June 7th, 1855,to ihe WHITE HOUSE The Company will spare no pains or expense lo insure satisfaction. I'he Refeshm>nt? wiil b? served by an expe rienced ? a^ere-, Mr A Columbus Visiting Companies will af pear in uniform. Tbe boat will leave Georgetown at 1 o'clock; Washington at 2; Navy Y ird at 2# ; and Alexan dria at 3 p. m Tickets ON 3 DOLLAR?admitting n gentleman and ladies?to be had of any of the Committee of Arrangements. CommiUtc. E G Evan?, II Kni-ht, 8 Culver w ell, S r Rubertson, II Keenan, R Warren, J T Halleck, <' Matlock, A Columbus, J II Goddard,jr T Dawson, J Slatford, Mid B'rkhead, L Newmyer, J King. 8 Taylor. may 12?eotd GRAND MOONLIGHT EXCURSION AOfD PIC NIC or tbs NATIONAL GUARD, AT THE white house pavilion. Om inOADAV, Jum 1 If h 1855. -.rr?"j^Ihe Company take great pleat Jlba^C^JL^ro in announcing to their nu merous friends and the public that they have char tered the Steamer George Washington, and will etve a Grand Excursion and Pic on MONDAY, the lith June, 18?d. Te Company pledge themselves that no pains or expense thill be spired on their part lo give satis | taction to those who may honor them with thtir company. Tne very best brass and cotillon tnuflc lias been engased for the occasion. Refreshments an.i Supper will be burnished by nn j experienced Caterer OinuibuseM will be at tbe Wharf on the arrival of the boat to convey passengers to the Navy Yard; i fare 55 cents. (Mher parts of the city cents. Tickets ONE DOLLAR, admitting a p-ntleman and ladies ; to b^ had of any of the Company, and at the Wharf oil the day of the excursion The Boot will leave Georgetown at 1 ; Washing ingtonat2; Navy Yard at2,*f, and Alexandria at 3 o'clock. CotrmitUe cf ?irr in?cmc:Ji Lt Pumphrey, Pet Johnson, Fgt Drew, John Tucker, James J. Anderson. je 1?c*tex WEST END SODA FOUNT. THE undersigned is now prepared to supply the public with the best and purest Soda Water, with tni; most deli ious Sirups (too numerous to mention) ever offered in this city. lln M* ad can't lie excelled OrT- Persons who prefer Swan's Soda Wat?r can be accommodated with the "Foamine Powder," of all flavors, at 50 ccnts per pound, whir h is equally as good, ang^lCO per cent. cheaper than the Soda Water. J. B MOORE, DruugiHt, Pa. avmiut*, opposite Seven Building*. Je 2?Ct STEWART'S SKYLIGHT DAGUERREAN GALLERY?We _ are making splenmil pictures lor lower prices j than any orher Ga lery in the city. They are per J | fectly life-like, and satisfaction alwiv given. 1 Gallery direciiy over M. W. Gail's Jewelry Store Pa. avenue je 1 ? ln> ICE CREAM AND SODA WATER." ClREAMS of all flavors. ?uch aa Yanilia, Choco j l?te. Lemon, Strawberry, Pirn Apple and, Oi ange. Also, German Cream?, Water lc-9, Blance Mange, Chailotts, Jellies, 8tc 'l'h* Sod. is of the be*l in the city, on th' old principle of mai ufacture with Pure Fruit Syrups without the usual drug mix tnre*. CAKES and CONFECTIONERY of all kinds sent to any paitof the city. Creams p**r gallon?62# cants per qt N K.?Ladi-s Saloon up stairs Parties snpplied J G. WEAVER, Pa av., No. 347 opp. Browns' Hotel, may 24?2w* MOUNT VERNON HOTEL, Tape M*y, ??w Jersey. THE abov? House has been completely finished and furnished, nd will comfortably accominor date 1A>0 guests. The house is situated within tne city, standing by itself on probably tin: best beach for battling in the world The house is upward of 800 feet in length, the dining r> om is 4o0 feet. At together, the MOUN i' VERNON HOTEL affords ihe cool-st and most delighttul retreat in toe world Families of sir prr^oiu and upwards c*o be ac commodated with private toides, having their uicals furnished at any hour agreeable to them. An ordi nary will also be ??t at regular hours for those w ho are not in parties, and w5o may prefer a Table d'Hote. A large numbercf privatp Dining Rooms have this season been added, for parties desiring to be strictly private. An Artesian Wei! Uas been bored nearly 100 feet in depth, and lurnifhes pure soft water throughout the house. Large and commodiouj stabling have been added. The Hotel has every mod* ru itcprov oienl, in deed, every thins has been oruertd to give comfort and (deasnre lo the guerts. A full Rand of Music will be in attendance during tbe whole season. Letters addressed to the proprietors, dkeeted to Cape Island, Cape May, N. J., will be promptly answered. SAMUEL B. WOOLMAN k CO., nmy 25?2iv* Proprietors. "steamboats connecting IL I?I U7UL *- ? - ? ? - --? ? V A \Ji ^With each train of Cart arriv AMikSLJaing in Waihington or Aleran dua.? i lie creamers THOMAS f OLI.YERtr GEORGE WASHINGTON will make the above connecuons, leaving Washington at 0 a. m for it> Orange and Alexandria cars, and connect with' a same train on their airival. Meals furnished on tbe brats. The Boats connect with all me trainn from Bal timore. SAM'l. GEDNEY, Copt, may 17?d TLN DOLLARS REWARD. STRAYED or stolen from ihe commons of Wash ing t m on the 16th instant, a while and iffiaw dark colored Cow, witk norns, Wack e>es,ECEr' and a collar on, marked I. Uill. The aboveZlMKQte reward wi'l be paid on the delivery of the i,o?v at the wood yard of ISAAC HILL, near tbe Centre Market, Washington, may SO?eo3t* |TaNS PERFUMERY, TOILET AUT1CLES, Jj kc., kc.?We lie.v^ now in store a large vari ety of fine aud couimoa Fans, Harrison's tud Lu hin's celebrated Perfumery, Brushes, Ccmbs, i'ooih Powders, playing and visiting Cards, fine Portmoii naics, Cigar Case*, Card Cases, BaskfU, Canes, ks,kc., all of which we arc selling out at low prices to 6Uit the times at the Piano. Music, Sta tionery, Perfumery, and Fancy Goods Store of JOHN F. ELLIS, 300 Pa. avenue, bet. O.ii and 10th sta. _mayC3? tf_ NOTli'ki.?1 received tnls <tay a new h%~?rt m< nt of SLEEVE BL'ITONS and 3TUDS, of the latest styles. Alao, a varioty of other new Goods: as Vest Chains, Chatelains, Brace lets, Tina Barrings, Rings, etc. Great inducements offered to purrhaser?. Ii. SEV1KF.N, No. 330 Pa. avenue, bet. 9th and loth st?. Nrw Pointi put to Gold Pens at short notice. Diamonds retueunied, and Jewelry made to order. mar 29?tf NOTICfi. TIIE Undersigned can accommodate part5es with COACHES" for pleasure trip*. ' Also, to make trips to Iwab? arriving after night from the White Hoose."*-*^^** For terms apply to Mr. JOHN HOLBROOK, at ?he Sra:e S and at the Ca^i'ol, or orders left nt G. k T. Parker kCo.'s Store. WM. WHALEY. may 16?1 m* rCB-ICK?ICE! CIIA?.I.Kj WKHAliK, on Pa. avenue, opposite Brown*' Hottl, will ke*p through mt ttie season an aurnie supp! v of Feitibone's b. st ICE, which he wW *fi, on call, in any quant ties, at the lew est pumdlftayutes. may 'JO ?dtSepSO | Hit UNI'KR 1U?B1> iiru uuw wuising the Stone Quarry formerly occupied by Major Wm B. Scott, and are prepared to fu nl.-h STONE at ttw usual market rates HUMPHREYS k WILLIAMS. Goorjewwn, Mej Ib?hu* 1 Amusements. NATIONAL THEATRE. I H. 0 Jarrett Stage Manager Mr Jcffrooa The magnificent Oriental Spectacle of ALADDINy on, THB WOlfDBRFUL LAMP, Which recently had an unprecedented run of Sixty-two Conreaitive Nightt in the ci'v of I alumore, will be presented at t*e above t staWmhment POSITIVELY ONE NtGIIT ONLY! WEDRKIOAT KVKMNO, Just 6, Will be presented (for the first and only time) the Grand Fairy Spectacle (from the Arabian Knight Entertainment) of ALADDIN. In the course of the piecc Grind March an I Military EtoIoUodk nr thi FEBALK GUARD, Ann The Procojion of the Ckrildren cf L%gKl! For caste of characters (embracing over 00 per formers,) description of Scenery, dynopeut of Inci dent, &c. se- bills of ttie day. TA8 DE M ATELOT MISS 1) NORVAL The entertainment will commence with the tamous farce of THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM. Dickory \ , - - ..Mr. Jeffewn Aldwinkle..... Mr. Ellis Doors open at 7?Curtain riaea at 8 o'clock pre cieely. Admission?Dress Circle and Parquet 50 eta.; Up per Circle 25 cents ; Private Boxes and Orchestra fens ?an be secured. No eiira charge for reserved seat*. Box Office open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a. in. to 3 p. m. Je 1?5t J0H5 R. F.LVANS. WILLIAM THOMTSOH JCL.VANS A. Til MPbOn, peai.kfs in HARDWARE, COACH TRIM1NGS, &c. No 33fi P?ni??ylvsnt? ? vsnue. between X,nt\ and Tenth street), Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German S.lvcr, Albata and Silver Plated Tea, Table and Desert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with ont Forks fir as*, Hntannia, Block Tin and Plate' Candlesticks; Shovel and Tongs, Waffle Irons, S .d Irons Maslin and Bell Metal Kettles, Furnace*,Gridirons. Ovens, fee. BUILDING MATERIALS. Rural Cottage. Close1, Cupboard, Chest, 1111, Pad and Trunk Locks Shuttle, Door, and Blind Ihng's, Screws, Cut and W rought Nails, Bolts Brad's Shutter Screws and Ftuhbs, Door Springs, Handrail Screws, Door Knobs Bell Pulls, Door Sheaves and Rail, fcc. CABINET MAKERS' GOODS. Hair Cloth, Curled Hair, Moss, Gimp-, Sofa an Chair Sprinc* Vcnitnn Mind Hoots, R?._k Palleys, Roller Ends, | Bracket-, Furniture Nails Glue, C.iflln Handles and Screws, DLmonl Screw Plates, &c CARPENTERS' GOODS. Planes, Bfiws. Drawing Knives, Spokeshavea, Chis els and Gonges, Plane Irons Augers, Br iers and Bitts, Boring Machines, Ham in? is, HateheL?, DeveU Bevils, Squires, Gna^es, Axes, H.c. II..ACKSMITI1 AND COAt H MAKERS GOODS Black and Bright Springs, Axles, Felloes, Spokes, Hubs, Bows. Snatts, Poles . Sleigh Kunners, Silvered and Brass Bands, Stump | Joints, Stump Collars, Top Prop* Curtain Frames. Lamps, Inside Linings, Lining Silks Damask, Seaming Cords Tufts, Tassels, Button?, Tacks. Fringes, Laces, and Plain and Enamulled Canvass , Ru- ia Duck, En imelled Leather, Da?h leather. etc ELVANS fc THOMPSON, je 1?6:n 390 Pa. avenue. TO THE LADIES OF WASHINGTON AND VICINITY. flTTl?rA^rTiJAi.I>RIB!lAM ^ ^"iSTF.R, Jj*"* ?jfcjNo. art Pennsylvar^ H?? tween 10th and gtre,.^ retnrn^^V their regards for *,t;C kind patronage heretofore be stowed U'.iun their efforts, and tak* *he liberty of in forovng tfaeir many friends l?iat they intend open lay their Spring, Summer and Fancy BONNETS, which consist of 250 pieces, besides a rich assort ment of STRAW BONNETS, fcc. They are able to s*:tc all sizes w ho are in want of a la;hiona?le and cheap Bonnet. Cail and examine before purchasing elsewhere, may 18? lm* pafeb hangings * window shades Seventh t(, nxi to Odd FtUok-V Ilall. T^HE subscriber would respectfully inform the I public that he has on hand a good a<*ortm> ni if Papers ?uitauie for halis, parlors, kc- Firehe.ard Pints. Paper Curtains, Velvet and common B rder Paper. in imitation of Oak. Maple, Satiti ano Ro?e wood. Window Shades of every description on band or made to order. The undersigned having Item awcrded the pre mium for design and workmanship at the late fair of th* Mechanic*' Institue, will endeavor, bv pnnc u aliiy and ??{ eri >r workmanshipfm merit an acreage of the lib* rat p*tr*>uage heretofore r*- e?v? ', and for whteh li. return* his warm acknowledr n em 1 JeS?3t? JOHN MARKRIfER. MORE BARGAINS?" JOll K II. SHOOT, Bride' tired, L&uth t*u near Hiih, Gt^'rgtl^rr., HAS just received a lurther supply cf seasonable Goods, amongst wl.icli Will be found I 60 pieces good stjles ta^t fcoiored Law as at 19^ I 10 do plain black ar.d white and black do. :U do rich n'aid Ginghams and Gingham Laviu :*> do bottcd and rich emb'd Muslins &> do plain Su-iss and Nainsook ttq 40 do Jac<M?et and Cambric do vO do plaid and striped do 9S Grass Cloth Skirts 30 corded and dama^g do White fnd colo.j^,) Wintered Moreens 50 pieces ligiti pretty st>les Calico# 10 do tt?:rge de Laines 8t ii do Cuff ?liade Linen With an assortment ofKeaaonable styiegrTGI^vea. Hosiery, and many oiber very desirable Goods, to which the attention of cakli or prompt cuatooiers u inviteii, as we are constantly receiving new goods, and are selling them at prices to suit the times. may 30-tf J. H. PMQOT. GREAT BARGAINS CAN be had in the following named goods, a? we have fully determined to close out the remain der of our >pnng and summer gx ds with as little delay as possible; and ad ilie quickest and surest way'of accomplishing that object is to offer goods at u great s icrifice, we have concluded to adopt that very plan in order to dispose of our large atoek of? Plaid, stripe and plain Silks, b'&ck Bilks Rich tigered Berf gea Berage Rolws, Jaconat Robes Organdy Mutdirm, French Lawns Ucrage de Laines, Challey ue Laines Figured Cballeys, Qikghama, Chin acs French Jaconets, plain Herages, black Reragas Black Grenadines, b ack and colored Silk Mantilla Lace Mantles, Lace Points and Shawls Berage Shawls and Scftrfii Crape Shawls, Parllsols Large lot French Work Corded anil w orked Shirts Pocket Udkfs, Gloves, Lace Mits Hosiery of all kinds Men and boys' wear Gauxe Flar.nel Ladies nod gentlemen'# Gauze Menno Vests. Ladifs shopping for any of the above named goods may My upon getting great barg .ins by callint ear ly, as the enure stock niu'-t be so'd belore the 1st of July. CLAGETT, NEWTON, MAY fc CO. may 31?6t THE LAST GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL -The Missing Bride; or, Miriam, tlte Avenger, by Mrs Emma D E. N. Southworth, author of the Loet Heiress, the Wife's Victory. Curse of Clifton, the Discarded Daughter, Reiribuli' n, Lr Complete in one volume of 635 pages, bound in cloth, tor one dollar and twenty five ceots; or in two volumes, paper cover, for one dollar Just received and for sale by IAS H. BURN8, at his Cheap Bookstore, No. 150 Bridge atieet, Georgetown. Also, Agent fora'l ihe weekly newspapers, which will b- served at the dwellings of Ihe subscriber*. Send in yonr nam** may 90 - lw WASHIVGTOa CO HPO it AT ION 6 per cent. Stock for sale by may si9-2w R1GGS k CO. THE WEEKLY STAB. fMTIllTIU Who a? M l|?M a commiaBion of twnt* per eeai EVENING star. TEX STKFATHJZIIVO WOKAH If we were called upon to describa Mis. Dobbs, we should, without hesita tion, call her a sympathising woman. Nobody was troubled with any malady she hadn't suffered. She knew all aboat it by experience, and ooald sympathise with them from the bottom of her heart. Bob Turner was a wag, and when on# day he saw Mrs. Dobbs coming along the road towards his house, he knew that, in the absence of his wife, he should be called upon to entertain her, and ha resolved to play a little on the good wo man's abundant store of sympathy. Hastily procuring a large blanket, ha wrapped himself up in it, and threw him self on a sofa near by. 44 Why, good gracious! Mr. Turner are you sick ? " asked Mrs. Dobbs, at she saw his position. "Oh, dreadfully !" groaned the imag inary invalid. " What's the matter ? " 44 Oh! a great many things. First and foremost, I've got a congestion of the brain." 44 That's dreadful," sighed Mrs. Dobbs. 44 I came pretty near dying of it ten years come next spring. What else?" 44 Dropsy," again groaned Bob. *4 There I can sympathize with you. I was troubled with it, but finally got oyer it." 44 Neuralgia," continued Bob. "Noboby can tell. Mr. Turner, what I've suffered from neuralgia. It's an awful complaint." 44 Then, ajrain, I'm very much dis tressed by inflammation of the bowels." 44 If you've pot that, I pity you," com mented Mrs. D bbs; " for three years steady I was afflicted with it, and I doa't think I've fully recovered yet." 44 Rheumatism,'' added Bob. 44 Yes, that's pretty likely to go along with neuralgia. It did with me." 44 Toothache,'' suggested Bob. 44 There have been times, Mr. Turner,'* said the sympathizing woman, 44 when I thought 1 should have gone distracted with the toothache." 44 Then," said Bob, who, having tem porarily run out of his stock of medical terms, resorted to a scientific name, "I'm very much afraid that I've got the teth yasrnus." 441 shouldn't be at all surprised," said the ever-ready Mrs. Dobbs. 441 had it when I was young." Though it was with great difficulty that he could resist laughing. Bob con tinued : 441 am suffering a great deal from a sprained ankle." 441 hen you can sympathize with me, Mr. Turner. I tprainsd mine when I was comiDg along." 44 But thai isn'4t the worst of it." 44 What i*u ?? asked Mrs. Dobbs, with curiosity. 141 would'nt tell any one but you, Mrs. Dobbs,but the fact is," here Bob groaned* 4' I'm afraid, and the doctor agrees with me, that my reason is affected ; that, in short, I am a little eraay." Bob took breath and wondered what Mrs. Dobbs would say to that. "Oh, Mr. Turner, is it possible?" ex claimed the lady. 44 It's horrible! I know it is. I frequently have spells of being out of my head myself!" Bob could'nt stand it longer ; be burst into a rear of laughter, which Mrs. Dobba taking for a precursor of a violent par oxysm of insanity, she was led to take a hui ried leave. 44 Mind tour Stops" is a good rule in writing as well as in riding. So in pub lic spealemg, it is a great uticg to know when to stop and where to stop. Tha third edition of a treatise on English punctuation h*3 been recently published, with all nee'utul writers, but none for speakers. The author furnishes the fol lowing example of the unintelligible, produced by the want of pauses in the right places: 44 Every lady in this tand Hath twenty nailt upon each hand i Five Mid twenty on hand* and feet. And th:H m true without deceit" If the present points be removed, and others inserted, the true meaning of the passage will at once appear: " Every lady in the 'and Hath twenty nails ; upon each hand Five; and twenty on hands and feet. And this if true without <loceit." Mr. llcNair was a man of few words, and wrote to his nephew at Pittsburg the following laconic letter: Dear Nephew, ; To which the nephew replied by r^ turn of mail: Dear Uncle, : The long of this short was, that tha uncle wrote to his nephew, 44 See my coal on," whioh a semicolon expressed; and the youngster informed his uncle that the coal was shipped, by simply saying, 44 col-on."?Harper's Magazine. Women vs. Oxen.?A certain clergy* man once addressing his audience in tha southern part of New Jersey, had (02*% sion to quote Luke XIV, 16 ?20: 44 A cer tain man made a great supper, and bade many, and sent his servant at supper time, to say to them that were bidden, 4Come, (or all things are now readj.* And then they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto hi in, 41 have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it; I pray thee have me excused-' And another said: *1 hava bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them; 1 pray thee have me excused.* And another said, 41 have married a wife; and therefore I cannot come.' " "Now," said the venerable clergyman, "yon sea the man that had bought the land merely wished to be excused. The man that had bought five yoke of oxen merely wished to be excused; but the man had married the wife said positively^ 4theref>re,(for this reason) I cannot come.* So you see, my hearers, that a woman can draw a man further from God than five yoke of oxen."

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