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RiLtatocs. Rev. Thomas II. Stockton will
preach In the House of Representatives at 11
o'clock to-morrow morning, on the " Lordship
The Fourth" Presbyterian Church, Ninth
street, will be reopened for public worship to
morrow morning, when Iter. John Chambers,
of Philadelphia, will preach.
At the New York A-ienuo Church, Rev. Dr.
Spring, of New York, will-preach in the morn
ing, on " The value of the Gospel to our Amer
At the Thirteenth street Baptist Chnreli,
Rev. Dr.'Sampson, Presidentnf Columbian Col-'
lege, will preach in the morninp, aud Rev. Mr.
Senate, of the College, at night.
The Young Men's Christian Association will
have special prater meetings' at their rooms 6n
Monday next, at 9 A. M , and at 7 P.M. The
object of the meeting is to Invoke the Divine
blessing on our cquntry In it present condi
tion. , ,
Strmnnc Codkt, YcstKRnXT. On motion of
A. WHIImsJ0E'q., A. W. Arrington, Esq, of
Illinois, was 'admitted an attorney and coun
sellor of this Court.
On tuition of lion. Samuel F. Vinton, Wm.
T. Otto, Esq., of Indiana, was admitted an
attorney and counsellor of this Court
On motion of Hon. Reverdy Johnson, Miles
Reach, Esq., of New York, was admitted an
attorney ana counsellor of Oils Court.
No. 277. Henry Addison, Mayor of George
town, plaintiff in error, tv. The United Slates at
the relation of Richard It. Crawford. In error
to the Circuit Court of the United States for
the District of .Columbia. On motion of Mr.
Carlise,'of counsel, for the defendant in error,
this writ of error was docketed and dismissed,
No. 278. John Doe Houghton et. al., plain
tiffs in error, rs. Lucy R. Jones. In error to
the Circuit Court of the United States for the
northern district of California. On motion of
Mr. Benjamin, of counsel for the defendant in
error, this writ of error was docketed and dis
missed, with costs.
No. 6. Original docket ex parte. In the
matter of Allen T. Oooch et al., complainants,
vs. W. H. Bowne et al- The petition for man
damus was argued by Mr. Phillips in support
No. C. Salathiel T. Payne, plaintiff in error,
vs. Charles E. Butler, trustee, Ac. In error to
the Circuit Court of the United States for the
eastern district of Pennsylvania. This cause
having been called, and neither party appearing
to argue the same, this writ of error was dis
missed, with costs, under the 19th rule.
No. 7. John Qolbraith, plaintiff in error, vs.
Peter Fisher. h error to the Supreme Court
of the State of Pennsylvania. This cause
having been called, and neither party appearing
to argue tne same, tnis writ oi error was dis
missed, with costs, under the 19th rule.
No. 107. Benjamin Ruffuer et al, appel
lants, vs. Nathaniel B. Hogg. The motion of
Mr. Hunter (of counsel for the appellees) to
dismiss this cause was argued by Mr. Phillips
in opposition thereto.
It o.96. Robert D. Silliman, complainant, vs.
The Hudson Bridge Company at Albany: and
No. 97. Frederick W. Coleman, complainant,
vs. The Hudson Bridge Company at Albany.
The argument of this cause was concluded by
Mr. Reverdy Johnson for the complainant.
Adjourned until Monday, 11 o'clock.
Franklin Fire Company. At a recent
meeting of this company, a resolution was
adopted, that as soon as South Carolina or any
other State shall secede from the Confederacy
of the United States, all the American' flags in
the possession of the company shall be thrown
to the breeze, to signify the intention of the
membership of the old Franklin to defend, with
their lives, ia any event, that flag under which
Qeorge Washington fought and conquered, as
long as there is one star remaining to fight for.
Orphans' Court. Before Judge Purcell.
The Barney will case was up before the court
this morning. Mr. Magruder, for Mr. Barney,
was making the closing argument as our re
Elfction or Officers. At the anual com
munication of St. John's Lodge, No. 11, F. A.
A. M-, held last evening, the following named
officers were elected for the ensuing year. C
F. Stansbury, W. M. j J. It. Ashley, S. Y.; C.
B. Baker, J. W. ; W. M. Smith, Secretary ; C.
Cam mack, sr.f Treasurer, and T. Creaser, T.
Personal. N. II. Motter, of England, is at
Captain Kingsbury, of the Army, and Hon.
W. 8. Ashe, of North Carolina, are at Kirk
woods'. II. Myers, U. S. N., Hon. Samuel B. Rug-
51es, of New York, S. K. Labatt, of Cuba, and
ohn Paterson, of Canada, aro at Willards'.
Criminal Court. After our report closed
j esterday, the jury in the case of Henry Wilson
returned a verdict of not guilty. James Boylo
was then tried, and found guilty of the pious
act of stealing prayer-books from St. Matthew's
church. He was sentenced to six months im
prisonment in jail.
George Rawlings, charged with stealing a
lot of horse shoes and other articles, from John
Duvall, was found not guilty.
Michael Leuhadyg indicted for the same of
fence, was found guilty of stealing thirty horde
shoes, of the value of three dollars, and sen
tenced to ten mouths in iail.
To day, Charles Bond, negro, convicted of
assault and battery, was sentenced to pay a lino
of $10 and costs.
Francis Miller, a seaman, was then placed
on trial, for an assault and battery with intent
to kill Officer Thomas, of Georgetown, and
found not guilty.
Wm. N. Adams, negro, was then placed on
trial, for stealing a trunk and other articles
from Joseph 11. Kennedy. Ho was found
guilty, and sentenced to jailjor one year.
Snow. Everybody in this vicinity was sur
prised, on peeping out this morning, to see
tuo ground covered witn snow. AS we write.
the ground is covered to the depth of several
inches, and the cry is, "still it comes." Look
out for the sleighs 1
The lovers of good coffee, at the Patent Of
fice, will be glad to learn that their friend
Darby has nearly recovered from his injury,
and will probably serve them in person next
Another Fire on the Navv Yard. On
Wednesday night, a stable belonging to Mr.
Gates, on Bridge street, was burned to the
ground. The fire was, no doubt, tho work of
an incendiary. Onr Navy Yard friends seem
to bo particularly unfortunato in this respect.
Theft. Officer Horner last night arrested
a young man, having in his possession the fol
lowing nrticles, supposed to have been stolen:
One black and giay shawl, with black stripe
ruuning through it; one pair of red flannel
drawers, and' one cotton shirt, with linen bo
som. Both are marked, and have tho appear
ance of having been taken from a line or out
of the tub. They are at the Central Guard
House for identification.
Death or an Old and WoRTnr Citizen.
The many friends of Charles L. Coltman will
be grieved to hear that he died this morning,
at his late residence, on M street, after a lin
Orphans' Concert. The concert at the
Smithsonian, last night, for the benefit of the
Protestant Orphans" Asylum, was only mod
oratcly well attended. Everything went off in
good style, and we arc only sorry that there
was not a greater number present to have con
tributed their quota to so laudable an object.
Mr. Lassie, a French gentleman, now on n
visit to this country, will exhibit a small model
of a balloon, invented and constructed by him,
in tha hall of fhe Patent Office, on Monday
next, the 17th, at 2 o'clock. The balloon dif
fers from other constructions of this sort, in
that it enables the aeronaut to propel his ves
sel through the atmosphere in any direction,
and with certainty and safety.
Fight at tiie Kirkwood House. About
eight last night, a fight occurred at the Kirk
wood House, between a white man and au In
dian. During the row, the Utter received a
blow which brought him to the floor. Serious
results might have ensued, had not the parties
been separated by the bystanders.
Goat Allet Slandered. An Irish woman,
in a state of beastly intoxication, fell into a
guttor on Sixth street, yesterday. A country
man came to help her up, and asked her if she
lived in Goat alley. Waxing very indignant
at being asked such a (question, the replied,
" D'ye think I'm as low as that, ye spalpeen 7"
Deluoed Some time during last night, the
Potomao water was let on at Gaits' jewelry
store, on Pennsylvania avenue. The spigots
all over the house being open, the walls were
much dampened, and the floors completely del
uged all through the house.
WnAT's the News. If you desire to hear
from the whole country, through their own or
gans, call and buy a paper at French A Rich
stein's, 278 Pennsylvania avenue.
Cen'tral Guard House. Before Jusl'ue
Thompson. George Hughes was brought iu by
Officers Oorraley and Suit, on suspicion of steal
ing a variety of articles. He was committed
for a further examination.
Daniel Kurtz and George Schad werebrought
in by Guardsman Horner, charged with steal
ing eleven loaves of bread from the Centre Mar
ket, this morning, and committed for a further
Centre Market. Notwithstanding the disa
greeable weather this morning, this market
was well attended by both buyers and sellers.
The follow lug were tne ruling prices ;
bggs, per dozen, ...
Geese, each, ....
Ducks, tume, ...
Ducks, red head, per pair,
Ducks, shuffler, per pair,
Ducks, dipper, per pair,
Ducks, canvas back, per pair,
Ducks, mallard, per pair,
Rabbits, . . . .
Honey, per pound,
Beans, per quart,
Dried cherries, per pound,
Dried apples, per peck,
Apples, per barrel,
Apples, per peck,
Potatoes, Irish, per peck.
Potatoes, sweet, per peck,
Turnips, per peck,
Onions, per peck, . .
Celery, per bunch,
Spinach, per peck,
Cresses, per peck, -Turnip
Parsnips, per peck,
Hominy, per quart,
Chestnuts, per quart,
Beef) roast, per pound,
Beef, steak, per pound,
Beef, salted, per pound, -Pork,
Pork, roasting pieces, -
Veal, cutlet, ....
Dried beef, . . . .
Beef, per hundred.
Pork, per hundred,
Sausoges, per pound, -Bulogna,
per pound, -
Lard, per pound, . . " -Bucou,
Terrapin, per dozen,
Hay, bale, ....
$025 to $0.23
.1 1 .00
On Thursday, Decemder 13th, at Grace
church, by tho Rev. Mr. Holmead, Thus. C.
WnsiakK, of North Carolina, and Miss Sue B.
Sutti e, daughter of T. T. O'Dell, Esq , of
On the 12th instant, by the Rev. J. Spevcer
Kennaud, Mr. John T. Hicks to Miss Mar
oaret F. Bidb, daughter of Walter T. Bibd,
Esq., of Richmond, Va.
On Saturday morning, December 15, at 10
A. M , Mr. Charles L. Coltman, in the 60th
year of his age.
His friends and acquaintances are respect
fully invited to attend his funeral from bis lat
residence, No. 420 M, between Thirteenth and
Fourteenth streets, on Monday next, at 2 P. M.
On tho 14th instant, Jane Eiiza Mary
Siitne, daughter of the late Michael Siiyne,
aged 20 years.
The relatives nnd friends of the family are
respectfully invited to attend her funeral to
morrow (Sunday) afternoon at 2 o'clock, from
her late residence, No. 341 F street north, be
tween Ninth and Tenth streets.
On Friday morning, 1 ith instant, at the res
idence of his father, (E. L. Cun.ni,) the Rev.
Wentwortii L. Cuiliis, Rector of fat. Albau's
church, D. C, aged 3,t years.
The funeral will take place from St. John's
church on Monday, the 17th iust., at 2 o'clock
P. M. The parishioners and other friends of
tho deceased aro invited to attend without
Fine Family Groceries, Teas, &o.
Ray's, Welch', and Bond's Family I'lour.
Now Virginia and Pennsylvania Buckwheat.
Fresh Corn Meal.
Choice Goshen Butter.
Prime Leaf Lard.
Choice Green and Black Teas.
New Sugar-cured Family Hams.
Juit received and for sale low by
BROWNING A Ka'ATING,
,353 Penu. avenue, near Sixth street.
A'o. 348 Pennsylvania avenue, between Sixth and
Seventh ttrtett, Washington, D. C,
MANUFACTURER OF GENTLEMEN'S
FASHIONABLE BOOTS & SHOES,
HAS at all times a sufficient force of the most
experienced hands to mske promptly to or
der every variety of work In his line. He has on
his shelves a very good supply of work of hli own
make. Also, a gmenl suppfyof Northern work,
direct from the Manufacturers, as well as from
Auction, and assures the public that no house
In this or my other city can supply, WHOLE
SALE or RETAIL, at luwer rates. nov 26
ICE CREAM, Water Ices, Wedding Cakes,
I Pound Cakes, Mince Plei, Pastry, Crusts for
Oyster Tics, Jellies, and a general assortment of
nice things la the Confectionery line, at FUS
SELL'S, corner of Twelfth aDd F streets, t the
lowest prices. nov 30 Ira
THE BEST ASSORTMENT EVER OFFERED
IN THIS CITY.
THOSE who desire to select from new patterns,
with the advantage of a reduction In prices,
will call early and examine.
We would' also call the attention of persons
abont Introducing gas Into their dwellings to our
Increased facilities, and consequent low prices,
for this branch of onr trade.
Inviting all who desire their work done-)
promptly, and Tree from gas leakages, to call at
2b9 Pennsylvania avenue, between Tenth and
Eleventh streets, south side,
nov 2ff J. W. THOMPSON CO.
THE ROYAL TURKISH TOWELS.
Bathing Sponges, Velvet' Sponges, Bath
Brown Windsor Soap, Honey Soaps.
Labia's Soaps and Extracts.
Genuine German Cologne, all sizes, wick
ers and plain bottles.
Bazin's Soaps and Extracts.
I'haton's Soaps and Extracts.
Pomades ol all kinds.
Hair Tonics, Ac.
With a full assortment of new Perfumery.
Hair Brushes, Combs, Tooth Brushes.
Fresh Medicines, Pure Chemicals, Ac.
Just received ut OILMAN'S
New Drug Store, 350 Penn. Av.
Congress, Empire, Saratoga, Bedford, Blue
Lick, and While Sulphur Waters, always on
hand, as above. dec 3
I WISH all gentlemen to bear K
In mind tuat the plan which 1
adopted, six Tears ago, of selling
HATS and BOOTS at greatly reduced prices, for
cash, Is In successful operation. Just received,
a full snppjy of the latest New York styles of
DRESS HATS. The very finest Hat at $J 30 ;
a first-rate Hat, $3; and very good, fashionable
Hat, $2 50. AU of the latest styles of soft HATS
and CAPS, at the very lowest prices. I am
constantly supplied with a very large stock of
those fine DRESS BOUTS, at $3.75 which I
have been selling for many years as well as
the very best quality of Patent Leather GAIT
ERS, at $3 SO. Fine French Calfskin Gailers,
from $2 to $2 50.
Terms cash. No extra charge in order to off
set bad debts. ANTHONY, Agent for the Manu
facturers, Seventh street, second Hat Store from
the corner, opposite Avenue House, No 640.
TO HOUSEKEEPERS OF WASHINGTON,
GEORGETOWN, AND VICINITY.
WE Invite the attention of housekeepers to
our very large and beautiful stock of
China, Glass, and Earthen Ware,
Which is now rendered complete In every depart
ment by our recent Importations.
We deem It unnecessary to enumerate articles,
as we have everything that Is usually kept In
the China business, from rich decorated French
China Dinner and Tea Sets, to the ordinary
Earthen Ware; and, as we import the majority of
our gooas, we are prepared to lurnisn tne best
quality, either to the wholesale or retail trade,
as low as any of the Importing houses of Balti
more. English and American Cutlery of superior
Also, Horn, Buck, and Cocoa-handled Cutlery,
from the same factories.
Silver-plated Ware on fine albata, warranted.
A large stock of Coal Oil Lamps, numerous
Parlor Lamp-shades and Chimneys.
Cut Glass Qlobes.
Hyacinth Glasses, Taney Articles, Toys, Ac.
C. S. FOWLER A CO ,
dec 4-eo 504 Odd fellows' Ball, 7lh street.
Seventh Street Crockery Depot,
383 Seventh street, under Doriey's Hotel,) " Sign
of the Plates," Washington, D. C.
CROCKERY, Glass, Cutlery, Coal-Oll Lamps,
Kerosene and Coal Oil, at loivest prices,
Booms to Let, with or without Board.
A PPLY to Mrs. HARRIS, 483 Tenth, between
fi- D and E streets, who has one very fine par
lor and chamber.
Also, several small rooms. Charges moder
ate, nov 26
Praetieal Chronometer, Clock, and
437 Soventh street, bet. G and U,
informs his customers and the pub
lic In general, that be has just re
ceived a fine stock of Gold Patent
and Detached Levers, Lepine, Duplex, and other
Watches ; also, fine French Clocks, Jewelry,
Ac. Attends promptly to the Repairing of fine
Watches, Clocks, and Jewelry. nov 20 lm
THE advertiser respectfully Invites the atten
tion of his friends and the public In general
to his new stock of
Cloths, Cassimeres, and Vestings.
He has always on hand goods suitable for the
season, which he would be pleased to make up
to order on as liberal terms as any other estab
lishment In this city.
E. M. DREW, Agent,
O street, next to Bank of Washington,
4'JO Seienth street,
OU can find a complete assortment of House
keeping Hardware, Cutlery, bilver-plated
Ware, Britannia, Block Tin, and Japanned Ware,
Door Mats, Table Mats, Feather Dusters, Clocks,
and all the useful articles for Housekeeping,
together with Ladles' Satchels, Card Gases,
Purses, Fans, Combs, Brushes, Baskets, Ac,
Ac, all selected with great care, bought for
cash, and will be sold at the very lowest prices.
Purchasers will do well to remember
House-Furnlsblng Store, No. 400 Seventh street,
AQZ.1T FOR Till SAL1 OF AMERICAN AND FORIION
A'o. 07 Louisiana av., opposite Bank of Washington.
BAR, 8heet, and Hoop Iron; Horse-shoe Iron,
Norway Nail Rods, Burden's Patent Horse
8hoes, Horse-shoe Nails ; Cast, Shear, and Blis
ter Steel ; Anvils, Bellows, and Vices ; Sheet
Lead, Bar Lead, and Lead Pipe ; Leaded Roof
ing Tin j Bright Tin of all kinds ; Block Tin,
Zinc, and Copper; Iron, Brass, and Copper Wire.
Carriage Bows and Curtain Canvas, Hubs,
Spokes, Kims, and Axles, Locks, Hinges, Screws,
Nails, Brads, Sash Weights, Sasb Cord, Pulleys,
Planes, Saws, Chisels, Files, Boring and Mortice
Machines, and Grindstones, Axes,Shovels,Spades,
Rakes, Forks, Ac.
DEPOT FOR PLANT'S NEW PATENT
All at the lowest prices for Cash, or to punc
tual customers on short credit. nov 20
Wines, Brandies, &o.
Choice Old Madeira, Duff Gordon Sherry,
Old LD Port, Floe Table Madeira,
Old Carasquedo Sherry, Superior Brandies,
Fine Old India Madeira, (a very superior article,
not usually found In this market.)
Congress Water. For sale low by
BROWNING A KEATING,
353 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
I AM receiving a lot of Green and Black TEAS,
among which are some of as fine grades as
can be bad, to which I invite the attention of all
lovers of choice Green and Black Teas.
JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 26 streets, south side.
GEORGE P. GOFF,
Corner Indiana avenue and Second street,
nov 20 Washington, D. C.
THE UNION WILL STAND, NO MATTER
WHO'S PRESIDENT I
CONSEQUENTLY, I shall remain In Wash
InKton. and continue to Dursue mv occu
pation of HOUSE, SIGN, aud ORNAMENTAL
PAINTING. Gilding In all Its branches. Old
Ulazlng promptly attended to. Painting and
Ornamenting Cottage Furniture in the best
style. I also call attention to the Painting of
Roofs and Brick Walls.
All of the above I will do as cheap as the
cheapest. I therefore solicit the patronage of
my friends and fellow citizens of the District.
Punctuality strictly observed, and work done in
the best manner.
You will pie iso mind your stops, and stop at
M. T. PARKER'S Painting Establishment, No. 63 1
6311 S3 II I Louisiana avenue, north sHe, be
tween Sixth and Seventh streets.
P. S. Signs put up free of charge, as usual.
THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS.
THE Daily Qlobe, containing the proceedings
of the next session of Congress In newspa
per form, and the Congressional Qlobe and Ap
pendix, containing them In book form, revised
by the speakers, will be printed by me during
the session to commence on the third of next
For one copy of the Daily Qlobe until the first
day of next April, $3 ; for one copy of the Con
gressional Qlobe and Appendix during the ses
The Congressional Qlobe and Appendix go free
through the malls.
No attention will be paid to any order, unless
the money accompany it.
JOHN C. RIVES.
Washington City, Oct. 18, I860.
By the Day, Week, or Month, with or ictthout
'l RS. M. A. MILLS, having taken and fitted
lVJ. up, In handsome style, that large nnd
pleasant house, No. 504 Pennsylvania avenue,
third door east of Third street, between the St.
Charles Hotel and Adams's Express Office, near
the Capitol and railroad depot, is now prepared
to accommodate Transient or Permanent Guests
with pleasant rooms, with or without Board,
MEMBERS OF CONGRESS and others In
want of nicely-furnished rooms, ia suites or
single, can find them by applying at No. 30 Four-and-a-half
street, east side, between Pennsyl
vania avenue and Sixth streets, dec 10 lw
. J. J. COOMBS,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
WILL practice In the local Courts of this
District, and In the Supreme Court and
Court of Claims. Office at the corner of Indi
ana avenue and Second street.
AMERICAN AND ENOLISn PICKLES,
CHOW CHOW, 1
PICCOLILLY, I English.
White and Brown ONIONS, J
Worcestershire Sauce, Soyer's Sultana, Read
ing, Harvey, and Anchovy SAUCES.
For sale by JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Siith and Seventh
nov 26 streets, south side.
A FINE PARLOR, on the first floor, and three
Chambers on the floor above, at No. 276
Pennsylvania avenue, two doors eatt of " Kirk
wood House." dec 1 If
HAMS I HAMS 11
HAVjE In store Maryland New HAMS, sugar
I cured, prepared for family use.
JESSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 26. streets, south side.
DR. W. P. McCONNELL,
SURGEON DENTIST, continues his operations
at his old stand on Pennsylvania avenue,
one door cast of the St. Charles Hotel, where he
will be pleased to have a call from all persons
desiring anything done in bis lino of business,
THOMAS K. GRAY,
D street, between Seventh and Eighth streets,
nov 26 Washington, D. O.
Carriage Sponge and Shamois Skins,
FOR sale by
nov 26 tawlm No. 375 Penn. avenue.
"LINCOLN STOMACH BITTERS."
ONLY sold at the store of W. Gerecke, No.
493 Eighth street, below Pennsylvania
avenue. Also, a great supply just Imported of
Switz and Linburg Cheese, Sardelles, Sardines,
Holl. Herrings, Ac, tor sale,
nov 30 W. GERECKE.
WOOD AND COAL.
A COMPLETE assortment of the above now
on band, of all kinds and sites. Also a
splendid free-burning coal for cooking purposes,
a choice article.
Sawed and split wood also on hand.
All those against secession and those In favor
of it will do well to give me a call.
' East side Ninth, bet. D and E sts.
dec 10 2w
LADD, WEBSTER, A Co.'s
Are preferred above all others.
LADD, WEBSTER, A Co.'s
Are preferred above all others.
LADD, WEBSTER, Co.'s
Are preferred above all others.
ICrr'or reasons why, see advertisement In
AT JANNKY'S, 348 Pennsylvania avenue.
Young Ladies in attendance.
JOSEPH GERHARD'S, Germanla Hotel and
Restaurant, No. 346 O street, between Four-and-a-half
and Sixth, streets.
Refreshments of all kinds. Also, the finest
Oysters, In every style; French, Hungarian,
Rhein, and Moselle Wines, Champagne, Bol
linger, Mumm, and Ueidslck; with the best of
other Liquors. nov 30
A CONGRESSIONAL MESS of four orfive
can be accommodated at Mrs. GILBERT'S,
No. 548 Pennsylvania avenue, between First and
Second streets, Washington, D. O.
nov 28 tf
G. L. SHERIFF. J. B. DAWSON.
SHERIFF k DAWSON,
Dealers in Coal, Wood, Lime, and Sand.
OFFICE south side of Pennsylvania avenue,
between Third and Four-and-a-half streets.
Wharf and Mill, Four-and-a half strict and
Every variety of Coal, Wood, Lime, and Sand,
of the best qualities, Including Store and Kin
dling Wood, constantly on hand. nor 20
HALL A WHITE,
STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS,
IRON RAILING MANUFACTURERS,
No. 23 Maine avenue, between Four-and-a-half
and Sixth streets, Washington, D. C. nov 26
" ITAVE in store large and fat No. 1 MACK
- EREL. JE3SE B. WILSON,
FURS! FURS!! FURS!!!
1HAVE now ready for exhibition-and sale my
stock of FURS, so which I invite the atten
tion of the ladies. I have taken great care in
tho selection, and ftel assured they are unsur
passed In quality, style, and workmanship. The
assortment consists of all the most fashionable
Hudson's Bay Sable,
Russian Fitch, '
and many other varieties.
FUR of all kinds for trimming,
A large assortment of CHILDREN'S FURS,
A fine variety of CARRIAGE ROBES.;
I solicit a call from the ladies, and every effort
will be made to please.
All Furs sold by their real names, and war
ranted to bo as represented.
JAMES Y. DAVIS,
nov 20 late Todd k Co.
A'o. 506 Eleienth street, between Pennsylvania ate
nue and E street.
ALL kinds of Ladies' Garments, Dresses,
Cloaks, Mantelets, Sack Zouave Jackets,
Ac, Ac, cut and made to order, by every fash
ion plate, in the latest Paris and London styles,
at the shortest notice. dec J 3m
BOOT AND SHOE STORE,
No. 10S Bridge street, Georgetown, D. O.
TIIE subscriber has constantly on hand a
a large supply of BOOTS and SHOES, which
will bo sold cheap. Persons would do well to
giro him a call before purchasing elsewhere,
nov 26 GEORGE GRAY.
DR. DANIEL BREED,
Late Examiner in the Patent Office,
SOLICITOR OF PATENTS AND CONSULT
Seventh street, corner of F, opposite Patent
Office, Washington, D. O.
DR. BREED prepares Papers and Drawings,
and attends to all business relative to pro
curing Patents in America and in Europe. He
will give especial attention to rejected applications
and other difficult casts. nov 26
LADIES' MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S
BOOTS, SHOES, AND GAITERS,
OF the bestjquallly, and cheaper than can be
found elsewhere in the city.
An assortment of Ladles' Morocco Boots, from
76 cents to $1.50.
Gaiters, from 50 cents to $1.75.
Slippers, from 25 ceats to $1,
No. 522 Pennsylvania arenue, between Second
nov. 26 and Third streets.
Chartered by Congress.
THE MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COM
PANY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
offers to the Property Owners of the District tho
cheapest and as safe means of Insurance against
Loss by Fire, as any other Company, as will ap.
dear by an examination of its principles.
The fact that all of the Insurance Companies
of the District are declaring large dividends tu
their stockholders, at -once shows the great
profit on their premiums, and the consequent
saving to persons Insuring with this Company,
ULYSSES WARD, President.
CHARLES WILSON, Secretary.
MATHEW G. EMERY, Treasurer.
ULYSSES WARD, JOHN VAN RISWICK,
JOUN DICKSON, MATHEW O. EMER1,
T. J. MAGRUDER, J. O. McKELDEN,
Office adjoining (north)the Bank or Wash,
ington. nov 26
Latest by Telegraph.
SENATOR TOOMBS'S PROPOSITION.
, Augusta, Dec. 16, I860. It U understood
that Senator Toombs is about leaving for
Washington. He baa just published a letter
referring to the fifth article of the Constitu
tion ; and says, if the Constitution be amended,
the amendments should be such as could never
be evaded or resisted by abolition Slates, and
should give full and ample security to Southern
rights. Then, if the Republican party will
vote for nmendmcntd, or even a majority vote,
in good faith, they can easily be carried through
Congress; nnd then thinks it wonld be reason
able and fair to postpone the final action until
the Legislatures of Northern States could be
conveniently called together for definite action
on the amendments.
If the Northern Stales refuse, he urges Geor
gia to secedo at the latest day, say March 4th.
Miltcdgeciltr, Jc. lfi. The Legislature of
this State will adjourn tine die on Wednesday
Nothing of general interest is transpiring.
Savannah, Dee. 16. The ship Monterey ar
rived from Liverpool to day.
New York, Dee. 15. Flour firmer, business
limited. Wheat quiet and firm. Corn firmer.
Provisions doU. Whisky firmer at 19.
New York, Dee. 15. Stocks opened lower,
but after the Board, were better. Chicago and
Rock Island, 46. Illinois Central, 58. Ditto
bonds, 87). Michigan 8's, 25. New York
Central, 71. Hudson River Railroad, 37J.
Virginia 6', 71. Missouri C's, 64.
Baltimore, Dec. 15. Flour steady. Howard
street and Ohio nnd City Mills, 14.75. Wheal :
Red, $1.10 J1.20. White, $1.23 $1.45.
Corn firmer. Provisions dull and nominal.
Coffee quiet at 13 (u 14 cents. Whisky firm
at 17 (d. 18 cents.
LADD, WEBSTER, k CO.'S
IMPROVED TIGHT-STITCH SEWING
A few of the many reasons why these Sewing
Mavhmci are prejerred aliove all others
I. Tbey are remarkably simple In their con
struction. A child can operate them, and
understand the mechanism.
i. They are the strongest Sewing Machine
made. It Is almost impossible to break or get
them out of order.
3. Tbey are sure In their operation; finishing
the work in a uniformly perfect manner.
4. They make a tight lock-stitch, alike on both
rides of tbe work, which cannot be unravelled.
6. Tbey stiteh, hem, bind, fell, run, and gather,
0. They sew equally well the lightest and the
7. They sew over the heaiieit seams without
changing tbe tension or breaking the ripest
8. Tbey use any No. of Cotton, Thread, or
Silk, directly from the spool.
0. They use a straight needle; curved ones
are liable to break.
10. The needle has a perpendicular motion.
This is absolutely necessary for heavy work.
II. They have a wheel feed; none others are
In constant contact with tbe work.
12. They run easily and almost noiseless.
1 J. They are not liable to oil the dress of the
14. They do not require a screw-driver to set
13. They do not. have to be taken apart to oil
16. They do not form ridges on tbe under side
of the work, nor ravel out, nor are they waste
ful of thread, as Is the case with all chain-stitch
17. They aro capable of doing a greater range
of work, and In a more perfect manner, than any
other Sewing Machine, as Is proved by the result
of our challenge for a trial, which has never been
LADD, WEB3TER, & CO.,
348 Pennsylvania avenue,
nov 26 Janney's Store.
An adjourned meeting of the First Unirersal
ist Society of the city of Washington will be held
at Temperance Hall, on E street, on Wednesday
evening, December 12lh, at 7 o'clock, to hear
the report of the Committee on Constitution and
By-Laws, and to elect officers for the ensuing
year. The Committee appointed to procure a
place for holding public religious worship will
also be prepared to ieport. The friend) of the
cause are iutiied to attend. dec 11 21
391 iVmi or., between Four-
and-a-halt and Sixth sts.,
Importer ard wholesale dealer In
WINE, BRANDY, GIN, CORDIAL, 4c.
RUQGISTS, Grocers, and Liquor Dealers,
will lind it to their advantage to give me.a
call. I will sell the goods direct from the Cus
tom House at Saw York prices.
Old Cincinnati Rye Whisky always on hand,
with a choice issortment of Wines, Brandies,
Gins, Cordials tc. dec 3 3m
Mr. II. O. Rearer is oar authorized agent for
Georgetown. Subscriptions and advertisements
for this paper can be left at Barnard's Drug
Store, corner of Bridge and High streets.
" Now 'el llioie insurt who ne'er lasured before,
And lh04o who oare, lot lhem laiure the more."
The Potomao Fire Insurance Company
of Georgetown, D. C.,
CIIARTKItr.D UY CO.NO R ESS, 1S3I
S1VCKHOLDERS PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE!
r pil E Stockholders and Directors embrace many
JL ot tbe most wealthy and respectable citizens
of this District.
JOHN MARBURY, President.
HKS11Y KING, Secretary.
AMOS HUNT, Travelling Agent,
Office and residence No. 61 North A street,
Capitol Hill. Box 454, City Post Ofhce. Orders
attended to Immediately. Losses paid promptly.
Care for borne, and home will care for us.
Taken up by the subscriber as an estrsy, a
Biy Horsi, having a small white spot on his
forehead und white spots on his shoulder. Had
on a leather halter.
Tbe ovner ot the abore-described horse Is re
quested to prove property, pay charges, and take
him away. The horse has been put in Lang's
livery stable. JAMS 8. FR1ZZELL,
dec 12 Georgetown.
DOCTOR JOSEPH T. HOWARD.
OFFICE No. 366 Fifth street, and at Shnmaa's
Drug Store, under the Clarendon Hotel,
dec 4 sru