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evening star. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE Twt Health of Wasbixgtok was never, in iay previous yea;r, during the summer season, better than it ie now. We havo no epidemics at any kind. Children, however, m heretofore, are, for the greater part, (offerers b? fie knees, especially those who are undergoing, we mav say, the trial of their first or aeoond year of life. Parents know better than other people the descriptions of ailment to which they are subjected. The mortality, too, amon? that class of human beings is greater by far lhaa among adults. But this has always been, and doubtless ever will be, the ease, without to circumstances which cannot J* to well known to our citiiens, that since fhe appearance of the yellow ffcverin Ports mouth, Goeport, and Norfolk, several hundreds of the inhabitants of those places hare come hither to escape the effects of the pestilence ; but their presence in the midst of us occasions ? alarm that we can discover, nor should it. for before they left they were duly examined by physicians, and, too, underwent a similar process by officer? ef quarantine, and on each eeeasion received, severally, certificates of their healthy condition. If any deaths have ?centred among the visitors they are attributable to causes other than yellow fever. After ?are/ul inquiry, we cannot discover that fatal ulte axe traceable to that source. Excrusioirs.?The first grand excursion and pie nic of the George Washington Club will take place to morrow?the scene of their festivities the White House. Scott's cotillon baud b?s been engaged, an announcement equivalent to saying, " Ladies and gentlemen, , you will have the best of musi-j ftr the erj'?y ment of danciag." The Club pledge themselves that no pains nor expense shall be spared to make this one of the best excursions of the season?a pledge which we believe they have the ability to redeem. And, en Thursday next, there is to be an excursion to Fort Washington and the White House, for the benefit of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Capitol Hill. A band of good music will be in attendance, but wo cannot promise there will be dancing, for the entertainment is gotten up by church folks, whoso disciple does not sanction such diversions; but, oa the oontrary, forbids them to the membors of that denomination of Christians. We doubt not the excursion will bu of the most pleasant character, gratifying its patrons, while they will, in return for their enjoyment, be indirectly contributing to a laudable religious en. tanrisa. The next on the list is that of the Franklin Fire Company, which will take plaoe to-morrow week (the 22i of August.) Tney, toe. will Mop at the White House pavilion to enjoy their pienie; and they ''pledge themselves that no trouble nor expense will be spaied to make this one of the m<?st plea-ant, gay, and recherche exsunions of the season."' A celebrated cotillon band has been engaged for the occasion. The Franklin members always enter heart and soul into everything they undertake, whether a ball, a fire, or a picnic. They belong to the "go-ahead" independent order, of which all who are acquainted with their history know. Success to them in this their enterprise. The last, though not least, in the programme of pleasure excursions, is that of the American Riflemen to Piuey Point, on Thursday, tho 23d instant, the fine steamer Baltimore having been chartered to convey the party down; and to prevent a large crowd being in attendaitpe, the number of tickets has been limited. Good music has been engaged for the occasion; und, indeed, every arrangement has been entered into to make the trip both comfortable and pleasant. _____ A Good Examplx.?It is stated, and without doubt truthfully, that 44 s^co the appearance of yellow fever in Portsmouth, the Council of that town has expended five thousand dollars for the sufferers, and their funds and reseuices are well nigh out." The citizons of iuchmond. and of other plaoes, we are gratified to perceive, arc contributing of their substance for the relief of sufferers by the yellow fever in Portsmouth and Norfolk. In the languago of the Dispatch, " it is all-important ?hat which is to be done should bedonequickI'dthe lick are 3ufferiagfor the necessaries ot life, as well as for nurses, which can only be h "I at exorbitant prices." tv^r followin6 communication appeared in the National Intelligencer of this morning, ?etting a good example, which should find many imitators : To the Editors?Gentlemen : One whose experience has taught him the worth of friendship m the hour of trial, sends you ten dollars tor the relief of those who suffer privation in the 41 infected region" of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Tours, with great respect, C. Washington, August 13, 1855. ? Sunn** Revebsb ? Last night, a party of tour young gentlemen, who were determined Mn *** mme fun?" Pnt on the habiliments of Cift. Whisky's army," and passed through the city in a carriage drawn by a aingio horse, laeir sport consisted in hallooing at different pla;es and persons. They moved along safely enough till on Thirteenth street, near C, where a new building is in process of erection. Thev commenced their shouts at the residents about there, but were checked suddenly by driving Into a large pile of bricks lying in the street. The horse was thrown and considerably injured. The young gentlemen escapod with whole bones, but were awfully 44 cut down" by having to obtain assistance from the very persons they were trying to tantalise. I vTEatSTi.No Addbbss.?Last night, a fellow, 44 pretty well in for it," w..s found in the market making a speech to a whisky flask, which he had placed on the bcnch in front of bun. He argued, that the fla--k waa ungrateful. because, during the heat of the day, he had provided for it, and kept it lull, and then, at that late hour of the night, when he most wanted a drink, the flask refused to yield a single drop. He declared, with an oatti, that the flask deserved to have its neck broken and was about to inflict that punishment on the ungrateful bottle when he was seised by Officer Wollard, and confined in the guardhouse. He was disehargod this morning with a lecture from tho officer in charge. The little aeticlb used by the Auxiliary Guard to secure disorderly und dangerous persons, excites aotne curiosity among those who have never seen it. T?* a quiet k>^ker-on it is strange that desperate rowdies go to prison willingly with men whom they bate, and only making threats which are seldom notieed bv tae guard. It is all in that 44 little article;'' a small cord about twelve inches in lergth with a stick about two inches long at each end As soon as the guard finds that his prisoner is about to resist, hu seizes his arm, and I putting the cord around nis wrist turns the slicks until the cord is closely twisted to the skin The prisoner will go quietly then, as ?verr attempt at resistance causcs a sensation Mmilar to pulling the arm from the body. Tu* Cb.>tbk Market, thi.1 morning, was I superabundantly supplied with all the vegetable and animal good things of life. In many of the articles there waj a reduction of pnoea. as compered with those of the former m irket day. The average 44 asking" for twenty-five cents a peclL, and Irish potatoes the same. The array of cabbage was gratifyiug to the lovers of that de- i acription of vegetable, boiled, as well as the devatees of saur-kraut. The market uccomo- 1 datious are entirely too contracted. The wagons of dealers extended as far westward as Eleventh street. ? PiLrebi.no.?Some person stole a pair of window shades recently from the establishment of Mr. D. Moore, upholsterer. They were valued at five dollars. A lady went into Mr. Moore's establishment to purchase the articles necessary to hang the shades, aad Mr. Mjore at once identified bis property. Upon tae case being examined into before Justice Goddard, it appeared that the shades Bad been purchased from a colored person for seventyfive cents. The case was dismissed, Mr. Moore retaining his goods, and the purchaser losing the money the paid for the article*. A* Example.?The old tailor, who is daily engaged near the public reservation, opposite _he Centre market, knitting cotton covers for !!??"?V*?U ? good example of industry to ^ro.CuU8t*ntly employed in the unotabie business of spinning street yuro! A 8roe*?TTow.?A correspondent asks. * Is it not t necessary, and would it not be a proper precaution for the city authorities here, to order quarantine regulation?, in relation to all vessels coming from Norfolk, New Orleans, and St. Thomas r' and rdds, "The security of the health of our city against the pestilence that is desolating Norfolk and Portsmouth, is the duty of thoee in authority, as far as they hare the means. The temporary interruption to business would be no consideration, compared with the risk of introducing the fever by negldbt of all proper precautions?' We remark, that persons coming hither from the infected cities are quarantined at either Baltimore or Alexandria; and henoe there does not acem to be a necessity for smeh sanitary regulations as applicable to Washington. It would be proper, however, for the board of health and the ward physicians to pay especial attention to the subject to whieh reference is made, and, in conjunction with the city authorities, to devise means for the removal of the cauaet?such as filthy streets and alleys? which never fail to invite the yellow fever, and other pestilences. Confidencb iv THi Coubt.?On Sunday night a female was taken to the guard house for keeping a disorderly house. She was ordered to give security for appcannoe at Court. She sent for her frionds, ana they oame, when she tried to induce them to "go her security." They were afraid to venture. Her last argument with one was that "if the jury finds me guilty, I know by experience that the Court will only sentence me to pay a small fine and I can go right out of Court." The argument was uo( strong enough, and the unfortunate madam was sent to jail. The corner stone of a now German Reformed Church, on Four-and-a-half street, between Maryland and Virginia avenues, in the Seventh Ward, was la:d yesterday afternoon. The Masonic fraternity performed the ceremonies usual on such occasions Several addresses, in German and English, were delivered ; and the services generally were of an interesting character. T?b Black Swab will bo performed by the Kunkel Opera Troupe to-night, at Odd Fellows' Hall. In addition to the usual variety of fun, burlesque, and melody, the song of Hans and Katarina, as sung by S. W. Glenn thirty nights in succession, in ?altiaore, will be tendered ou this occasion. The talented and popular Wells children will sing several songs Not a Candidate.?Mr. Editor: I have understood that the Star has announced me as a c indidatc for the Board of Aldermen of this town, at the election for a member of said Board, to come off on Thursday next. I hog leave to state that such is not the fact; ana that you will please state that I am no candi date for that or any other office under our Corporation. Judson Mitchell. Georgetown, August 13, 1855? It. Cobpobatio5 Cases.?Dennis Reardon, Jeremiah Connell, Catharine Reardon and Ellen Connell, fighting ; security for peace. Catharine Mitchell. John Hogan, John Brown and Elizabeth Brtwn, threats; do. Geo. Siminee and Tyler Simmes, profanity; fine and ooeta. Dennis Reardon and Jeremiah Ccnnell, profanity ; fine and costs. Disposed of by Justice Bates. ? ?? Alalx of Fibb.?Last night an alarm of lire was created in the northern part of the Fourth Ward. It was caused by the accidental burning of a bed in that vioinity. The fire was soon extinguished. Watch Returns.?Hugh Scott, vagTant; work house 30 days. Ann Cox, do.; do. Jas. Weaver, drund and disorderly ; do. Ira Wilkes, drunk ; dismissed- The Man with a white hat; do,; do. GEORGETOWN CORRESPONDENCE. Georgetown, August 14,1855. To-morrow morning, at fi o'clock, the Reva B. A. Maquire, President of Georgetown College, Daniel Lynch, James Clark, and Shelly, will take (at Trinity Church) the last vows preparatory to becoming full member* of the order of Jesuits. Tho ccremonies will doubtless be not only solemn and impressive, but of a very interesting nature. Since the closing out of their stock of old wheat, Messrs. Boyce A Taylor have been actively engaged supplying their extensive flouring mills with new machinery. The old water wheels have been substituted by new ones on a larger scale, and many other portions of the old machinery has been removed to make way for new of the most approved order. About the first of the ensuing week, they expect to cominenoe operations again. Our election, which comes off on Thursday, for one member of the Board of Aldermen, begins to aUract considerable attention. From the present st ite of feeling, we think that the vote pulled will be quite Urge. It is suffi ciently settled that. G. W. Beall will be the anti, and Judson Mitchell the Know Nothing candidates. (See Mr. Mitchell's card contra diotory of this statement.] From a notice in the Georgetown Advooate wo discover that Mr. Edward D. Tippett lectures in the chamber of the Board of Common Council this evening upon the subjeot of his cold, water engine. Wo learn that Mr. Tippett eays that he has succeeded, after many years of study and hard toil, in bringing this (his) very important invention to a state of perfection which will insure it success beyond all doubt . No change in the markets. Sfbctatob. ALEXANDRIA CORRESPONDENCE. Alexandria. Aug. 13, 1855. The Young Bachelors' Association, with their friends, spent yesterday at Arlington most pleasantly, dancing, swinging, ringing, and strolling. The whole party enjoyed themselves to the utmost. For awhile the rain operated as a damper upon the festivity, but soon the sun smiled out again and the temporary discomfiture was forgotten. Abe police authorities and some of our pea* pie seeui to be at loggerheads about the management of town affairs, and the morning papers teem with suggestions and raphes. The objectors think?in the papers?that there is I negitot, and the officials set out through the ' same organ, that the negleclPis on the part of those who do not inform the authorities of such matters as they desire to see attended to. The inoendiary attempts, on Satuiday night latt, which were unsuccessful, have created considerable excitement here. M0Gouneg.1l'* ' restaurant, on Cameron street; the oarpentershop of Man kins Fadely, on Fairfax street, and a dwelling on Cameron street, were all tired; but by the vigilance of our night-watch every attempt whs toiled. This shows the fine working of our new district sy?tem. The camp-meeting of the Methodist ? Church, at Union camp-ground, eommences next Thursday. A large number of river craft came up yesterday, which, added to tho large vessels al ready here, give our harbor a fine appear unce. Ami. t'yRusgia averages about eight souls to a square mile, Fracce 170, and England 230. py Notices have been given of Intended application to the next Legislature of Pennsylvania for an increase of the banking capital of that State of over twenty-tight millions of tkllars.}. . A Sign.?Tho New York Courier and Enquirer sjys: We learn that one cf the most prominent shipbuilders of this city was engaged, about two weeks ago, in looking about lor timber to use in building a man-of-war for the Russian Government. Since that tiin-j he has suspsuded operations, and declines purchasing timber tnat is offered to him. The contract under which the frigate was to be built required that the should be delivered at a Kussiju port. We are not informed whether the design has been abandoned by direction of i the Russian Government, or whether the contractor, despairing of his ability to perform the clause in the contract above mentioned, has adopted this course to save himself from the loss resulting from having th& ship lying idle ; but iu either case, the fast that the worit has been suspended, aud perhaps altogether Abandoned, Is rifoifloant. Tmc Y*ttow Fever?Tha NorfolVBe'aofrt?. of has (he following upon tha treatment of the siok at the hospital at Portsmouth " The U. 8. Naral Hospital has not only the anal number of patients, who, from having paid hospital money under the prot^ffoas of the aets of Congrats upon which it i? founded, are entitled to it? use, bnt the siok from Gosport-and Portsmouth, who are sent there, by the sanitary committee of Portsmouth, bv the permission of the Secretary of the Nary. These patients are put into well ventilated rooms, on clean beds and mattresses, and have the skill and unremitting' attention of Dr. Minor, the surgeon at the hospital, and his assistants, Passed Assistant Surgeon Harrison a?d Assistant Surgeon Steele, of the nary.' Three of the Sisters of Charity, from St. Joseph's. Md.| and from this city, are also in attendance on the sick, rendering tbeir valuable aid in the cause of humanity. We are glad to learn that Dr. John N Schoolfleld, chairman of the Portsmouth sanitary committee, who has been undor treatment at the hospiial is getting better." The report for the 24 hours ending at 2 p. m. on the lOlh shows 17 new cases and 4 deaths In the city, and 2 new cases and 7 deaths in the hospital. From Portsmouth we hare no official report, owing, no doubt, to the faot that the chairman of the sanitary committee is down with the fever. Flour ?The Richmond (Va.) American learns that 300 bbls. of flour were sold for shipment on Saturday, at prices ranging from $9 to 59 12i. Keeping a " Past Horse."?Tho New Orleans Delta tells of a young man who stole $11,000 from his employer, and then fled to Havana, and concludes the statement with th's significant remark: " He went often to the Lake with, a Fast Horse." What a sermon might be written from that text! |y The number of snake stories in the papers this year is quite unparalleled The last we saw was in tho Trumbull Democrat, of the 28th nit., which said: " On last Tuesday morning Mrs. Edwards, wife of William Edwards, living near Mercer, while making the bed in which her children had slept the previous night, found coiled up at the foot of it a very large black snake. He looked up a* though he had had a good night's rest, and when awakened showed some anxiety to get up. He was dispatched immediately. Real Life.?A letter from Paris says:? '? An individual, condemned some time ago to ten years' hard labor for robbing a church, having served out his time, and having, by good conduot, recovered his reputation, was last week married, at tho ago of sixty, to a girl of eightoen. Hardly had they retired fbr ihe night, when a scream was heard and the bride fainted. She had seen upon her husband's shoulder, in deeply branded letter?, the horrible words "sacrilege." When she recovered her senses, it was found she had lost her- reason." CT Letter from Hen. Jehn Miser Botts, ef Virginia. Rtchkoho, July 9,1855. Messrs. Wm. S. Beers A Co : Gents?Considerations of duty to the afflicted alone pompt me to send you this voluntary testimonial to the great value of ''Carter's Spanish ^fixture," for that almost Incurable disease, Scrofula. * Without being disposed or deeming it necessary to go into the particulars of the case, I can say that the astonishing results that have been produced by the use of that medicine on a member of my own family, and under my own observation and superintendence, after the skill of thebe*t physicians had been exhausted and all the usual remedies had fciiled. fully justify me in recommending its use to all who may be suffering from that dreadful malady. I do not mean to say that it is adapted to all constitutions, or that it will afford the same relief In all cases; for, of course, 1 can know nothing about that?but of what 1 have seen of the effect*, I would not hesitate to use it, In any and every case of Scrofula, with persons for whom I felt an Interest, or over whom 1 could exercise Influence or control. Respectfully, ycurs, Jsro. M. Botts. rr? Ayer's Cathartic Pills.?Pills that are Ptlis!?Prof. Hates, State Chemist of Massa chnsetts, says they are the best of all Pills, and an nexed are the persons who certify that Dr. Hayes knows, vis: l.KxckL Shaw, Chief Justice of the Supreaoe Court of Mass. Exory Washburn, Governor of Mass. W. C. Plonkstt, Lieut. Gov. Mass. EnwAkD Everett, Ex-Sec. of State and Sena torU. 8. Robert C. WxnTuaor, Ex-Speaker House of Reps., U. S. A. Abbott Lawrence, Minister Plenlpo. to Greet Britain. tJouaB. Fitzfateice, Catholic Bishop of Boston. T1RN THAT ARK M1N ! Amony the diseases this Pill has cured with a*tonishlng rabidity, we may mention Costlveness, Bilious Complai nts. Rheumatism. Dropsy. Heartburn, flcadacne arising from a foul Stomach, Nausea, Indigestion, Morbid inaction of the Bowels and paia arising therefrom, Flatulency, Loss of Appetite, all Ulcerous and Cutaueous Diseases, which require an evacuant medicine, Scrofula or King's Evil. They also by purifying the blood and stimulating the system, cure many complaints which it would not be supposed they could reach j such as Deafness, Partial Blindness. Neuralgia and Nervous Irritability, Derangement of the Liver and Kidneys, Gout, and other kindred complaints arising from a low state of the body or obstructions or its functions. They are the best Purgative Medicine ever discovered, and you will but need to use them once to know it. Prepared by DR. J. C. AYER, Lowell, Mass., and sold by every respectable druggist. Sold by Z. D. GILMAN, Washington, O. M. LI NTH I CUM, Georgetown; JA.^ES COOK & CO., Fredericksburg. Je 17?2m liy Z. B. Oilman, Drnggist, has removed to 528 Seventh street, opposite the Patriotic Bank, and is now prepared to nil all orders for Medicine Paints, Oil and Glass on accommodating terms. Strict attention will be paid to physician's pro* scriptlons at all hours of the day and night. The niflrht bell is on the right of the store door, ap 14 - lE^The Marble Hall Clothing Emporium Browns' Hotel Building, offer unusual inducements to purchasers of Ready-made Clothing for Gentlemen anl Boys' wear. In order to present our customers with a stock of Goods not to be 3uailed for the coining seasons,our present stock Coats, Vests and Pantaloons will be sold at prices that cannot tail to please. Cashmerett, Drap l>e Eta, Cassimeres, Alpaca, Drillings, Linens, Marseilles, Ac., of superior cut and workmanship, au 9 NOA11 WALKER A CO. fry Premiums at the Fairs?Whltehurst's still in the ascendant.?The Juries of each of the late fairs at Baltimore, Richmond, and New York, awarded their hightest premiums to J. H. W. for their superiority of Photographs, Stereoscopes and Daguereotypes exhibited Mr. W. also received two medals at the World's Fair, London, and a premium at Crystal Palace, New York. Also, the first awards of the Maryland Institute for three years past. Whltehuret's Gallery in this city is on Pa. avenue, betweeen Four-und-a-half and Sixth street*, feb 17 ____ Q7* Dr. Heeflaad'e Celebrated German Bliters.?Weak, nervous, depressed in spirits, and a prey to innumerable mental, as well as physical evils, the victim to dyspepsia, is Indeed an object of commisseratlon. vet it is sbhurd for him to despair. We care not how weak, low, nervous, ana iiritable he may be, the cordial properties o/ HOOF LAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, prepared by Dr. C. M. Jacksou, Philadelphia, are itronger than the many-headed monster, which is preying upon his body and mind; and if he chooses to try them, we will insure a speedy cure. See advertisement. je 7?3m DIKD.. On the 13th instant, Mn. ELIZABETH McCAFFERTY, aged 73 years tin the 13th instent, after a long and severe illness, FREDERICK, sou of Frederick and Josephine S. ICoOnes, aged 1-year 2 months and 18 ? Oa the 12thInst.. WILLIAM THOMAS, aged 13 months and 24 days, only son of Isaac and Roberta Barrett. ______________ THE HAT E1TABL1SUMEKT OF ANTHONY, on Seventh street second door north of Pa avenue, is the place where HATS and CAPS are retailed at wholesale prices for cash only Consequently 20 per cent extra proiit will not be charged in order to off set bad debts. The vary beat Dress Hats, got up in the latest stvie. 93 aO, usually sold for *1 and 85. 4 tjuiok ?ales and small pro tits," is the raotta. au 11??*3m BASKETS.?Work, card, Traveling, Knife, Key. Cigar, Office, whet and Clothes Baskets. II you waat a good basket, at a low price, call at 490 Seventh street. &. FRAN CIS. au8? ^ WANTS. TO'AiqfEbi-X B6t (FITHER WHITE OR " colored) from 14 to 10 )mti of aire, to run errands, and make himself generally useful about a store. Apply at tbe CASH STORE, Louisiana avenue. Sd door wast of 7th street. an tt?lt? CHAS A. LIOOET 117"AN TED?BY A MARRIED MAN, WHO "" bas no children, a situation ss farmer and vegetable gardener. He is capable ot performing duties attached to said occupation. Address M. RENEHAN, 20th st., between G and H. au l3-3t? *.-? WAN TED-BY A RESPECTABLE Woman a situation to do chamberwork. Apply at JOHN McDONaLD'S, No 211 F street, between Third and 4# streets, Island. an 13?3t? WANTED?A GOOD NURSE WHO CAN come well recommended. Al?o, a good Cook. Apply at No. 415 Tenth street between G and H _ au 9-eo3t? WANTED?EVERYBODY TO KNOW that they can get a lot M feet front by 130 feet deep, for the low price of #78?payable S3 a month ' bout Interest. Apply at the Unioa Land ? i i ? a rf-v Jk 4 V* Si ?_? ? ?? ?? - J without interest. Apply at theUnion Land Office 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Hall. ap38?6m JOHN FOR, Sea. BOARDING. BOARDING?MRS. DUVAI.Ii, No. 331 Pransylvaniaavenue,opposite Brown's Hotel, has several large and desirable rooms, suitable fur families or single gentlemen, which she will real with board at moderate prices. She can also accommodate els or eight table boarders. Jy 30?tf Board, Ac ?mrs. bates, on the s. w corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 9th street, is prepared to accommodate gentlemen with rooms with or without board. Every effort will be made to render those comfortable who may favor bet with their patronage. - ap <1?tf FOR SALE AND RENT. Rooms for rent.?a parlor and several very pleasant furnished Chambers for rent. In a new brick bouse. Also, a small frame House for rent or for sale. Title good. Apply to E K. LUNDY, au 8 No. 46 Louisiana aveuue. FOR SALE?A VERY DESIRABLE Business stand ?That three-story brick building containing a store, and coavenientlv arranged dwelling, with large lot, situated in the central part of the city, a few doors north of Pa. avenue, on 11th street To persons desirous of obtaining a valuable and permanent business location, or to capitalists seeking profitable investment in property which is yearly increasing in value, it offers a rare Induce ment to purchase. For terms, which will be accommo lating. apply to J. C. HcGUIRE, aug 7?lw? Auctioneers. For sale?two hundred lots Price $75 each. Two years' credit, or to pei cent, discount for cash. Apply at the Union Land Office. 7th street, above Odd Fellows' Hall, jy 88?3m Lots for sal b ?two or three good Building Lots in a rapidly Improving neighborhood for tale on ten years' credit. Apply to J. H. DRURY. Jy 21-tf For sale?a small frame house and Lot, No. 50 Louisiana avenue, Washington. It presents a rare opportunity to a person wishing to make a good iu/estment. Also, a three-story Brick Houdl and Lot, No. 57 High street, Georgetown, Let 2B feet front by 160 feet deep; will be sold low and on a long credit. Apply at 46 Louisiana avenue. jy 20?tf FO R R E N T?A TWO-STORY FRAME House, with basement, situated on Prospect Hill, Georgetown, commanding a beautiful view of the Potomac river. Apply to T. O. Donnoghue near the Catholic Church, or II. H. Trunnel, No. 73 Frederick street, Georgetown, D. C. jj 1* FlOR RENT?SEVERAL HANDSOME FARlore and Chambers, with Board. Also, Table and Transient Board. Inquire at Mrs. SMITH'S, 233 F street. ap??tf SCHOONER "OLIVE" FOR SALE. THE subscribers having no use for said vessel, which V een thoroughly repaiied, jp will sell a t?rgniu to any one wishing purchase by calling on C. Myers it Sou, at tueir Wood and Coal Yard, No 27 Water st , Georgetown, D C. C MYERS A SON. au 7?tf W' GENTLEMEN'S UNDERGARMENTS. E have a large and ilne assortment of Silk, Gauze, Merino aud Coiton Undershirts, linen and cotton Draweis, White and colored Starts, Hosiery, Ac., which we are now offering at very low prices. WALL A STEPHENS. 3K2 Pa. ave., next door to Iron Hall. Jy 11?tf (N?ws) C. WARRINER, WATCHMAKER, 2Ve. 330 Pa. avenue, be tuned 9 tk and 10(A struts, WASHINGTON, D. C. Pivoting, Jeweling, and every kind of repairs to Watches. jy 17 - 5m FENCES BREAKING DOWN. THE fences around our Yard, on Ninth street, having given away, we shall be obliged to sell oil 75 ions White Ash Ei'g Coal, to make the necessary repairs. Persons wishing tolay in thwir winter supplies will do well lo give us a call, as the Coal wul be sold for less thaii market price. 2,210 pounds to the ton. Terms ca^h YOUNG A MOORE, 0th St., bet. D and E. A 12th and Canal sts. au 11?eo3t* Bacon? 23,000 lbs. Shoulders 5,0(0 do Sides feOO very choice *ugar-corcd Hams Just received and for sale by au 11?eo3t MURRAY A SbMMES. WALL, BARNARD A CO., Auction A Commission Merchants, Cornerof lUh street and Fa avenue.(south sldO to them, on the most reasonable terms, and will give their personal attention. All sales entrusted to them will be attended to with promptitude and dispatch Liberal cash advances made cn consignment. WALL, BARNARD A CO, eu 7?eolm (Intel) Auctioneers. MAJ.'JAMES'S MILITARY DICTIONary. 1,000 pages, scarce, S3 450 CaptsDuckett's Technological Military Dictionary, German, English and French, 1 vol., octavo. 4 50 Campbell's Naval History of Great Britain, 8 vol, octavo, S7 50 Memoirs of Admiral Sidney Smith, bv Sir John Barrow. F R 8.. 2 vols, octavo, $l 75 The Military Force of Great Britain, by Baron C. Dupin, a vols, octavo, 1 75 McArthur on Courts Martial, 2 vols, octavo, finely bound, 3 75 Tytler on Military law and Courts Martial, 1 vol, octavo, finely bound, 1*75 Aye on Courts Martial, 1 vol. 50c Tne Military Acts and Articles of War, by Major Hough, Judge Advocate, Ac, 1 vol, octavo, 1 50 Qlennie's Memoirs of Campaigns, Battles, Ac , 1 vol, octavo, 2 25 Drinkwater's Siege of Gibraltar, 1 vol, CJc 3cblmmer's Sieges of Vienna, 1 vol, l)Jc Hcale's Manual of Military Geography, I volume, SI British Military Biography from Alfred to Wellington, 1 vol, 75 cents Lieut. Col. J ebb, linyal Engineers, on strengthening and defending Military Posts, Houses Hedges, Woods, Walls, Ac , 1 vol, many engravings, 75 cents, au8? FRANCE TAYLOR. FOR HALE*?The subscriber has for sale a four horse Steam Engine, in good working order, as he has no farther use for it. It will be sold a bargain if called for at an early date He also wishes to employ a boy in bis shop as helper at the black and whitesmith business. One who has been at the business would be preferred. Apply on C street, between 10th and lltti, Washington. C. BUCKINGHAMau 7?w3w ONE HUNDRED MORS OF those superior Magnolia Hams, and probably all that will be received this season, they kre cured in Maryland according to the old homestead receipt, the quality of which is unsurpassed If equalled, by any other ever introduced here. To be had only at my store. Also, a flesh lot of that peculiarly fine selected ind standard Black TeaataOcenfta pound, which I have introduced, it is'sold only by myself and is now extensively known in the District. New comers and others who have not yet used It are referred to the leading members of the Faculty of Washington and Georgetown. Samples fiuuished gratuitously. Bay Water at 35 cents per bottle, or f2 75 per iosen. For bathing purposes It la as aheap as common spirits. v Mint. Lavender, and Blackberry Cordials, tbe very arti&Ss for the prevailing epidemic. Maple Sugar, Fresh Prunes, Ac., with unsurpassed varieties of choice family Groceries. Z. M. P. KINO, Few steps northeast Jackson Mitue. attMion sales. ? ?'?>? %mig i i ^4 ByBAIlNARl) A UL'CKEY. Georgetown. Household furniture and er. feet* at Aactloe?On WEDNESDAY, the 18th instant, at 10 o'clock a. m , we shall sell, at the residence of Mrs K. Cropley, an Tbirdfc., iBtwru? High aad Market, all bar h onsets* ping effects, as Mahogany Sofa, 4a. Card Tardea Do dining and other Tables Parlor and other Oarprts aad Mattlafa ? Do do Chair*. Rocker* Good Fea'her Bed*. PUlowa, Ac. i Hair aad shrek Maltiesms Wardrobe*. Bureaus, Glasses Wa*h?taads. Chamber Seta Stoves, Blinds, Glassware, Ac. Terms All swrus of and ander ?25 Ciah ; ovet that amount a credit of 60 days, far notes secured satisfactorily, bearing interest. BARNARD A BUCKFY. ao 13?td Auctioneer. a ? Br JAS. C. MeGUlRE, Auctioneer. CJUPERIOR ROSEWOOD GRAND PIANO ^ Ferte, liaadatmr faralttre and leasehold Effects at Public Sale.^-Un TUESDAY morning, August HUt, at 10 o'clock, at the residence of J C. Fremont, Esq, cn C ?t, bet wee a 3d and 4# streets. I shall sell all of his excellent Furniture ard Household Effeos, comprising"? Superior Rosewood case tir. nd Piano, made to order ia Vienna Suite of Cam d Walnut Parlor Furniture, covered with green and gold Brocaiaiis, consisting of 9ou?, Arm, Sewing, Reception aad Parlor CLairs Rosewood Morocco covered Spring Sofa aad ChaLa to match Two handsome carved Walnut glass-front Book* Walnut aud Mahogany Secretaries. Whatnots Marble top centre a-<d Sofa Tables Eiegant French Plate M?nul and Oval Pier tilsa ses, in rich gilt frv mea Pair of Oiit Gas Cbandell-rs. China Vases Gothic Armchairs, Ru?h seat Fancy Chairs Cove cd wainut eiU?>sioa Tables Ma ble-top Sideboards Walnut Rout Tables Brussels Parlor, Hall, Stair, aad Chamber Car p**ts Mahogany hall Cbairs, Hatrark Walnut marble-top Dressing and PI*In Bureaus Do Wardrobes, marble-t??p Washstands Iron, French, Cottage and other Bedstead*, with handsome damask and lace canopies Superior eurlei Hair and husk Mattr^^ses Bolsters and Pillows, Counterpanes. Blinkers Psyche Glasses, two walnut cane neat Lounges Walr ut Crib and Redding. Toilet Sets Window Curtains. Shades. Rugs. Oilcloth Superior Registrator, Hall and other Stoves Silver-plated Castors China, t?lass and crockery Wa*e Together with a general assortment of Kitchen Utensils. Terms: ?30 and urder cash ; over that amount a credit of 60 and !K) dars. for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing interest. JAS. C. McGUIRE, uu 13?d Auctioneer. ByOREEN A SCOTT. Auctioneers. Extensive sale of valuable Building Lets en Capitol (till at Auction.?On THURSDAY, the 16th instant, we shall sell, in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock p (m., Lots A, B, C, D, E. F, G. H, I, and K, in Crotchet's subdivisioj of Square No. 751. These Lo?t front on north E. bet *wn ad and 3d stre ts east, averaging from 16 to '20 f*ct front each, running back 12(? fe;t to an alley. They are band somely located, and present man? inducements 10 persons wishing to purchase goxl building lots Terms: One fourth cash ; balance in 6, 12 and 18 months, for notes bearing interest. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. Title indisputable. GREEN A SCOTT, au 10?4 Auctioneer!. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. VALUABLE BUILDING LOT At AUCtien.?On TUKSDa V. the 14th Inrtant, we 6hall sell, in front of the pretnines, at 6 o'clock p. m , Lot No 31, in Squ ire No. 367, fronting 35 rt. on D street smith, b^twe.'n 9tb and 10th Kts. wev, lunning bark 120 feet to a thirty feet allev.con'alning 3.UU) square feet. Thi< lot is ha dsomely located, and off. rs an excellent opportunity to any Kr-on wanting a building 1? tin a pleasant nHghrh? od and almost in the immediate viclnitv <:f th? Methodist Episcopal Church. The street is graded and paved Terms: One-third cash; balance in 6, 12 and 15 months, for notes Waring interest. A deed given and a de?*d of trust taken. GREEN A SCOTT, au ??d Auctioneers. By GREEN A SCOTT, Auctioneers. BUILDING LOT nt Auction?On FRIDAY, 17th Inst., at 0 o'cl'k we shall sell, in front of the premises. Let No. '27 in Cabot's subdivide* of Square No. f>25, having a front on G street rOrth, be tween New Jppscv avenue and N. Capitol street, running back 125 feet. Terms: One third cash; balance In 6 and 12 months, for notes bearing interest from the day of the sale S2U of the ca*h payment to be paid down wfeen the property Is sold. . GREEN A SCOTT, au 11?eod Auctioneers^ MARSHALL'S SALE. P virtue of writ of Fiere Farias isa^d from the Clerk's oflLe of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the county of W ashington, and to me directed, I shall expose to public sale forcath, oa MONDAY, the 27th of August nei?, at the front of the Court House doo- at U o elocB M., .fce failoving property, viz: All that piece or parcel ft ground lying aud being in the city of Washington, said known ou the piat of satd city as the west half of square No. 753, l>ein? lot* No. 4, 5,6, 7,?, 9. 10, 11, 12, 13,14, and 15 in said square No. 753, together wltn all and singular the improvements thereon ; wtized and levied upon as the property of James CrutcheU, and sold to satisfy Judicial No 58 to October term Ife-M, in favor of Charles N. Noel! aad Henry Decoursev } J. D HOOVER, Marshal for the District of Columbia, au 8?diot MARSHAL'S SALE. IN virtue of a writ of Fiere Facias IssNed from the Clerk's if&re of rhe Circuit Cot.rt of the District of Colombia for the county of Wai-hin^lon and'o medire??fd. 1 shall expose to public sale for ca-h on MONDAY, the Klh dav of August next, at the front of the Court House door at 12 o'clock M . tb*- following prop rtv, viz: AU that part of lot No. 13 in square No 702. beginning for the said pert of said lot at the northeast corner of Baid square, and running thence north west was1 JJy with the line of Pennsylvania Avenue 20 fcet, thence couth westwardly b; f?*et, together witha.1 and singular the improvement* thert on, seized and levied upon as the proj?erty of Horatia R. Merry man, and sold to satisfy J ndiclal No. 70. to October term le51, in favor of Peter H Hooe A Co. J. D HOOVER, Marshal for the District of Columbia, an 3?d?tt Te the Fumllies ef the District. Johnson's Metropolitan W&shizg Machine!:: Jtiw INVKSTIOa.?(PATENT JC.T ISSUED.) SEVERAL already sold, giving entire satisfaction to the purchasers, triceonlyS 10. Timk! Muiiit!! Liiox!!! The METROPOLITAN WASHING MACHIN E does not and <aasot (from the arrangemect of its parts) iajure ilothes in the leaM, though they be of the mo-t lelicate texture, whilst the dirt is entirely ana theriuuhly removed. Experienced and competent | idges prouounce it the l?est thin^ of the kind i-et out. A boy or girl can operate it with the greatest ease. Call ;tnd get information. Presen' i^encies: 11AUPTMAN'S Furninhmg Store, Otli dreet, near the Avenue; and WEBB'S hteani;uming Factory. G street, between 6th and 7th L>ther depots will be established so soon as arrangements are perfec ted. ALBERT p. DOUGLAS, (cc -nor of 0th |f>d B streets. Island,) Sole Proprietor for the District of Columbia. au 4?tf GREAT BARGAINS IN DRY 300DS. [N order to make room for oat extensive fall sup-1 plies we shall commence to-day and continue intil the last day of August, selling off our entire ?tock of Fancy colored plaid, striped and tt?tm >1 Silks. Bareges, Tissues, Lawns. Scarfs. s?h*wl? md Silk Mantillas, all at coil f*r eath, and jther Summer tioods at ^rtatly reduced prices, to losr them out this season We have also in store very many desirable s?apl lrticles, viz: Superfine Linen and Cotton Sb?*H Sm , Taole Dia^rs, Napkins, Towelinir, Fin medium Shirting Linens and Cottons, all oi the best brands, fine White Flannels, plaid ar-d plain Cambric. Dotted and plain Swiss Muslins A large lot of Hosiery. Gloves and Embroideries, Ladies and Gentlemen's Gauze \urino Vests, suitable for the present hot weather , IT!" Purchasers are cordially invited to call ai.d examine for themselves, as we will offer all arti* sr-ARf., No 523 Seventh aerth Pa. avenue Jy 30?eo2w FANCY GOODS, TOILET ARTICLES^ Ac. WE invite attention to our large stock of Combs, ? Brushes, Foniades, Extracts, Cologne. Bay Water, Ac., which we are prepared to offer at neatly reduced nricea. . . Also constantly on hand a general assortment cf Fancy'Goods, Fans, Gloves, Hosiery. Ac., together with a fashionable stock of millinery, to which additions are constantly being made of the newest and moat desirable styles., The attention Lkf the ladies Is particularly invited to this department of our business, which-is under the charge of Miss Thompson. IIUTCR1NSON A MUNROjy 88?If |10 Penn ave , between ?th A lwh tta. ED FOR THE EVENING STAJU Naw Oblbabs, isptt II.?Letter* from Mexico to the Dtil; Delia fl| thai arreot* to the number of liztj art daily swh. Among the prisoner* are two Aanricm A fmi conspiracy to uM to hove been dieoorertsd, and the police art actively engaged in mrehinS tor criminal*. Tbe eonventa, in MM instance*, hare boon oabjeeted to faaapeotion. Bad several priests arcuated Zapatlaa Bad JEl Qraade are aud to hare boon taken by the Rerolatkmtota, aad the garriaons, conaiaUng of 400, joined AKam It ia rumored that Jaaa AJaato la alao In poaaesaien of the rebel* Gen. Blanco haa gone to Boot Cosaoafort Latest.?It was ramored at Vera Craa that a eon due ta, which left the City of Mexico oa the 18th altiaao with SI.600 000. had been taken by the Revolatioaiats, 40 of the Governlent troupe were kiliod and 300 joined the rebels. Arrival of the Orkeba?Mexican Aflain New Obleabb, Aug 11 ?Tbo ateaastr Oriaaba, from Vera Orot, with Mextoo datea oI Uia fifth haa arrived. It ia reported that the raroladoniate are within foar leaguea of Vara CraB. A conducts from the city of Mexico, to oonvey government troops, stopped at Paarto National and bad fortified themselves there fur the purpose of fighting the revnlationista. Accounts arc given of the march of General Blanco in pursuit of the robala, and his triumphal return to the capital. Comoafort to reported to bo in Tamstula. Michoacan ia reported aa in a atnte of quiet. A band of revolutionista are aaid to have been destroyed near Mt>relia. A severe tornado had paaaad over Tampleo, doing great damage to property; several lives and many veosels were loot. The deek toad of the achooncr J. H. Dickson, of New Haven, waa washed overboard. Arrival of tha Creeeant City. New Yobk, Aug. 14.?The steamer Creaoent City, from Havana, has arrived at the quarantine ground. Tbe Crescent City left Havana on the 6th All the Creoles who have become eitiaens of the United States have been ordered to leave the island forthwith. The vomito is raging among the troops in Porto Ricc. Fifteen hundred have died of that disease. Bank Bobbery and Arreat of Suppoaad Robbere Gilwaxtojt, N. H., August 14 ?Two men have been arrested, charged with having robbed tbe Concord Savings Bank. They belong to tbe Rand family, who some months ajo robbed tho Virginia bank at Portsmouth. Death of a Midshipman. New Yute, Aug. 14.?Midshipman John Cain, jr., of Indiana, died of the yellow fever on board the Falmouth, during her paara^e from Key Weat to New Tork. He was graduated at the naval school at Annapolis laat year. 0 ? Baltimore Markets. Baltimobe. Aug. 14 ?Flour?Salae of *50 bbls. Howard street, this morning, at S8.75, and 100 bbls. City Mills at *8 50. Wnoat ia firmer; sales of white at |1.90a$l 95?red at Sl.8S.iSl SO. There was a bri*k bu?n?<s in com; ?ale* of whi'e at 83aOOc., ?ellow 01a# Jj. Rye?Sales of 1,000 bufehcla Maryland at $1.00. OaU were brisk at 4oa52d New York Markets. Nbw Yobe, Aug. 14 ?Cotton ia unchanged, with a limited basineas at prcrioas rates. Flour is a trifle higher; sales of 5 500 bbls gV>d to straight at 08 62<tS9; good Ohio W? I2i; Southern S9.37|. Wheat is firm; sales of 10,000 bushels at previous rat?a Corii ia a trifle higher; sales of mixed at bia87c. Pork is a trifle higher; ralea of 450 bble. mess at S19.75 per bbl. B.t f ia firm and unchanged. Whisky is uuchange 1. Stock Market. Nbw Yoke. Aug. 14 ?Stocks nre lowsr sad money ia e?ay. Virginia 5'a, 0ikxfEU vTALTZ.?Jus: published by the snbscritiera, he 'Mult)flora Walts.'* tompoeed and dedicated lo Mla? Sallle Drlach, U Loasburg, Va., by Prof J A. ^ owu. ' 3 HlLBUS A IllTZ jy 21 Mu*k Depot. NATIONAL MEUIIAL tOLLtftfc, wassihotos, v. c. THE thirty-fourth annual course of Lectures will commence on MONDAY, the 2?d of October, isji, and end on the 1st March, 1650, VaCfLTV. Thomas Millbe, M. D., l'rofeeeor of Anatomy end Physiology . . Wm P Jobsitoi. M D., Profeaeor et Obstetrics. and Diseases of women and children joiBCi Rilet, M. D., Profeesor of Materia Medica. Therapeutice and Hygiene J mo . Fkis Mai. M D . Prufeaeor of the principle* ?a*d practice of auryen . Gua r to* Ttlse. M D . Profeeeor of Pathology and practice of medicine, and of clinical meo iclne. Lewis H. Steih**, M D., Profeeeor of Chemistry and Pherniary. Edward M Scott, M. D., Proeector and DomcuHtrator. _ _ _ THOMAS MILLER, M D , Deab. Like mo*! aimilar institutions ia Europe. the desk* from which the regular lectures are given, aud the words for clinical instruction are uadar the same roof, The entire ex pea re for full course lecture*, .f 00 CO Practical Anatomy by the Demonstrator.... It) 00 Matriculating fee. payable only once ...... 8 Graduating expenses ??--- ?? J*j Admission to the medical and surgical clinic with ? out charge. The lecture* will be given In the afternoon and evening, thereby enabling thoee engaged in business during the morning nours to attend For further information address THOMAS MILLF.R, M. D.. Dean of the Faculty* N B ?Medical studenU desiring situations as resident student in the Washington Infirmary, (which is the clinical department of the National Medical College ) are reaue*ted to make application by letter to joahna ftiley. M_D ,.Curator of the Wtaahlngaoa Infirmary who will give any Information that may be deaired It is unnecessary to state tbe gtet advantages or a residence in a Wpital for cliaieel instruction. Those making early application will have precedence. 81* are to be chosen before the 1st of October. 0?oaCiawl ICE?ll'E?ICK ! CHARLES WERNER, on Pa. avenue, oppo / site Brown*' Hotel, will keep, throughoat the <t-a?ou, an ample supply of PettiLone a be^t ICE. jrbich he will sell, oa rail. In any quantities, at ibe lowmt pmwiWf r*t.^ 'TO ' VP?**" ULVLK MARL. HSEMKKN, 3*1 ??a avenue, between Srti and ? 10th streets, offers his larve *tock of puis iLiver Ware, consisting of Coflee and Tea Set*, jiaplete. Sugar BowTh, Creann Goblei.. tup? ^p<>on* end Forks, and a magntflrent a*?octnwtn J richly chased fancy Oliver ware .ultabie fargtlT*. it reduced prices. . . Persons iu want of any of the above arikiae era Invited to call ? - lining iuotUi of our own manufacture, WO Wit rant it sterling . . ? in- Sllvei ware of any de*ign ?hort noti?e. Particular attention is paid ,n getting up Testimonials, I'remlumo, Ac au 1?tr .?HOI FOR THE SPRINGS'.?Pemone Who contemplate a Jo irney to tbe ?prlMra, sea-eMe mouaiaias, or tbe eeoafrv, *bould not acvleet w call at ?h. avenue aad got their stock ef heir, tooth, nail, bathing and cloTuea Bniehre. lng, side, puff, neek, fine aad pocket Pomatum, Hair Oil, Bay Waaer, ( tracts fpr the Handkerchief, Soap, To and Powder, traveling, pic nle, work, sad caM Basketa, Ac , at the Pmai, Muaic, Variety Store of JNO. F. > ? 3W Pu. avonue, botw. 0th end lOtfc ?a. iyio-<

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