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crepares herself to Irad In a ff nfederacy byuf-
(he ywinpt lead , tb ,Cyn,'ede.r fW! thlrljTf four
M fc&Mrnl to loilow in one or (even ot eigii
Ht)d will liv berou way, and nulwilhstaiilif g
1114 tba prtse nt polity In conceal II, one of lh-se
wAyi Ij a blghwitv to Afncrf, over wboso bloody
trade men and women shall bo torn Own their
boiaen.andioinidgnert to bondapi. rirlhtexpe
dlllon I see tbeir sails spiead, with the Palmetto
boldly emblaiouod on tho escutcheon) while irt
It' corocr, scarce legible, "S-e ttmpef tyrannii"
will tell y .u hoar Virginia will hare (alien.
Bir, ii .beller there Is too much home-bred
sense la the border Etatei to give up the ad'
vantage of our fathers' Union; and your ac
tlou, one way or tbe other, with regard to New
Mexico, will tcarcely be thought of by them.
So far as our territorial policy Ii the occasion
of thli strife, I sec its removal without a resort
to tbe legislation proposed, 1 seo It la tbo
ordinary 'legislation for the Territories. All
those which, we bav.yet to organize will un
doubtedly be free, and we will consent to or
gapizelbem without any provision respecting
slavery; J would .not Introduce, needlessly, a
cause it,. complaint, however groundless, into,
tfiose territorial bills. Without standing on a
cerproon), we have already organized Colorado
lq that wny. Let us do likewise with tbe rest;
and. then every community within our juris
diction will be organized, so that we may
hope to be at peace, so long as tbe Federal
Government Hoes not, by its officials, seek to
force It on the people. And dauger from that
sonr'co has been averted by the election of Mr.
'Jfr Speaker, 1 have necessarily omitted many
reasons which constrain me to vote against
these measures ; und In so acting, t am sensi
ble of po Influence, except from a sincere desire
for the welfare of all, the States of this Union. A
different course might secure the approval of
frtends whose favor 1 esteem, but 1 could not
seenr'e boy own approval. It might shield me
against , reproaches f om others, which, while I
might regret them, 1 know, nevertheless, bow
to bear them; bjt 1 could not fly from self
reproach, which no man can bear.
I fannot tell what troubles may be In store
for ou; couutry If we, by tli lid couuse's, j leld to
IheHaadncss of the times. We cannut see far
out Into tbe future ; for Heaven, in mercy, has
vetted It from our view, und when we try u
pierce It, tbe imagination is apt to rove and con
jecture, to forget all bounds. But I believe his
tory w 11 write or tnee things In the roll or her
dook, sne wui spreaa ii uerore me unriuns, anu
they will read therein our lamentations uud our
woes. Out let us bare a mild, just, et brio, ad
minlstratiun of the Government, unit this chaos
will give place to order, till wilduess of anarchy
will Ce subdued by tbe pressure of law, aud tbe
peOpl , unburdened of their tears, will be glad as
Is one awakened from a dream full ul dangers U
the assurance that it was but a drciiu.
THE BONAPARTE FAMILY SUIT.
Judgment was dtlivcred by tho tribunal of
the Seine iu tbe Bjnaparte-P.nteraon case on
Friday, February 15. The Court declared that
as the object cf the demand made by Madame
Elisabeth Pulterson and Jerome Bonaparte, her
son, was the liquidation und the divi-ion of the
succession of the Prince Jerome, who died on
the 24th ot June, 18(10; mid, inasmuch rn
among the grounds oi opposition to the demand
is one that tbe claim has bceu already judged
by two decisions of theroiiseif c!aauii,iaicil
tbe 4th of Jnlv, 1850, aud thu 7th ul' July, 18G0,
which proclaimed the nullity of thu marriage
of the 24th ot December, lb03, and its inval
idity even as regards property, the Court added :
''It is expedteut above all to exumine the
validity ol'this ground of opposition, inasmuch
ns if, it be well founded, it would establish a
peremptory exception to the present demand,
and It would no longer belong to the tribunal
to examine the other grounds of opposition, or
to decide whether the marriage is not null for
having been contracted in a clandestine man
ner, ur whether Mine. Pattctson could rely on
her good faith in the legal acceptation ot the
term, or what efficacy should be attributed to
the decrees of the 11th and 30th Vtuloso of the
year 13 ; and, in tine, whether the possession of
a position claimed by the parties represented by
M. Borryer does not meet an energetic, ince
santrnna manifest contradiction in the simple
fuctof the teebnd marriage contracted in 1807
by Pride JeTbmo and tho Princess Cathariue,
of Wnrtembcrg, on the faith of tbe legal nou
existence of the first marriage; and whether,
consequently, the title of relative given to Jer
ome Patterson be according to the habitual re
lations of life, particularly wheu it must bo rec
ollected that, to admit a clear light by blood,
would, on the part of the children born of the
second marriage, he a denial of tbeir own legit
imacy.'' The Court then referred to the 1,350th and
l,3Jlst articles of the Code Kapolton, and hav
ing recapitulated nil the (acts of the caso as
stated by counsel, it declared that the demands
of Madame Elizabeth Patterson mid her son,
Jerome Bonaparte, nro not admissible, and
must be rejected, and ordered that the present
judgment shall be mentioned on tho margin of
tbe aeea aatca me I'Jin oi iuiy, iouu, contain
ing a declaration of tho acceptance by Jerome
Bonaparte of the succession of Princo Jerome.
The Court further sentenced the claimants to
pay tb.e costs.
WHO IS RESPECTABLE?
By the law of Maryland, negroes are not al
lowed to assemble without some "respectable
white person " is present, duly authorized. A
religious meeting was held by the negroes un
der the direction of a person who voted for Mr.
Lincoln for President. The State's attorney,
Mr. Bouic, contended that n man who had
voted for Mr. Lincoln was not a respectable
person, within the meaning of tbe law. After
Mr. B. had concluded, Judge Brewer delivered
the opiuiou of the court, mid commented very
severely upon the conduct of Mr. Bouic, eajing
that he had practiced law and presided on the
bench lor more than thirty j ears, and it was
tho first time m his experience that any lawyer
had attempted to test tho respectability of u
person by bis politics. Il this puiitiuu was bus
tained, ho taw no reason why a man's religion
should not also be made tho testol his respect
ability, and be hoped it would be thu last time
that any lawyer would raise the point.
Tho Judge's remarks wero so pointed and se
vere, that Mr. Bouic was said to have turned
pale. I learn that several owners of slaves
who were present upproved tho Judge's re
marks, and eoudemued the conduct of Mr.
Bouiv as calculated to injure the cause he pre
tended to sustain.
It wai luetevrr'st rebuke I ever heard from
the Bench, fti.il uue, I duubt nut, Mr. Bouic will
remember during tbe remainder ot his profes
sional lite, aud may serve pihups to modify
his iuteuso slavery views, at lt-ast in the prac
tice of the law. It may therefore be suupo-ed
to be settled, that a man who votid fur Mr,
Lincoln is nrespectublu cit'Zin in the Hint ol
Mart lard. Ucsrtcr-ULiTv.
VtttT SlsouLAii. A lawyer, named Ham,
in Lowndes county, Ala, was punished and
sent ofi'lust wetk, lur luuLiug secret piopi sals
to non slaveholders fur thu establishment ol an
'Abolition society, and thu publication of a pa
per to be called the " Nou Slaveholder." lie
was for a lime a law pailnrr of lion, W. L.
Yancey. It is believed he is deranged. Bo
Bays tbo Cihabn QmcUi.
Kfl" Our publication office Is on Seventh
strrctpin'JolnlnAdamson's Periodical Dcpor;
and opposllo b-G-ei'al Post Office.
We'ariwaS li&h 1801.
A word ro -aoamfess men.
ThisWper has now a circulation iu this city
larger tmuj all the city papers combined, with
the cxceptiolrof one, bud therefore affords a
most excellent advertising medium.
Copies' of tho Inaugural address, in pamphlet
form, can be had at this office. Price, fifty
cents per hundred.
jeST" Tho only confirmations by the Senate
to-day wero those of Mr. Dole, to be Commis
sioner of Indian Affairs, and Archibald Wil
liams, as District Judge for Kansas.
Among the nominations were those of the
Hon. Thomas Corwiu, ns Minister to Mexico,
mid Captain Cassius M. Clay, as Minister to
Spain. These were referred to the appropriate
SS" Inquiry nt the proper source warrants
the assertion that no order has as yet been is
sued in relation to the question of withdrawing
the troops from Fort Sumter.
Oaf About sixty army officers, in full uni
form, met at tho War Department to day, and,
in company with Lieufenant General Scott and
the Secretary of War, proceeded to the White
House, where they paid their respects to the
President of the United States.
Iu addition to so largo a Lumber of army
officers, it is also noticeable that there are also
twelve captains in the navy here, sitting as a
court, lor the trial of Captain Armstrong. They
are tbe oldest and most experienced, and at their
head is the veuerable and popular Commodore
We record with great satisfaction the ap
pointment of Archibald Willi tins, of Illinois, as
District Judge of Kansas. Mr. Williams is one
of the ablest lawyers of his State, and a sound,
clear headed, honest and reliable man. We
have every confidence that justice will be ably
mid impartially administered ill the Federal
court of the new State, to whose people the
change in this respect will be most welcome
" The Secretory of the Treasury, it is said,
finds no difficulty in negotiating as much of
ih" tiltecn million loan at p.ir as is needed at
So says the telegraph, in regard to the oper
ations of the Government of the Confederate
States at Montgomery. " We apprehend that if
the new loan is so successful, it is simply be
cause so little " is needed at present." Per
haps some benevolent individual has contribu
ted a few dollars to pay the board of the offi
cial), and accepted therefor, instead of a vote
of thanks, Government securities, if they can
be called such, as a matter of courtesy. The
idea that the loan stands at par as a regular
moneyed investment, is preposterous. Tbe
whole thing, Government and all, is a paper
concern, nnd pretty bad paper at that. The
promise to pay those who embark either in the
Government or the loan, will not in either
ease be redeemed ; and we can hardly tell
which will prove the lenst'losing investment.
Titc District ArroiSTMCSis. There are a
few Federal offices in this District of a strict
ly local character, which havo always been
filled by the citizens of the District. We pre.
sumo this usage will not be departed from by
the present Administration. We understand
that a few interested parties nro endeavoring to
create the impression in certain quarters that
tbe selection of Republicans to fill these offices
would prove unsatisfactory to the great body of
our citizens. We know that such is not tho
case. Wo know the sentiment to be a very
general ono in this city, that tho Republicans
of th'i3 District aro as much entitled to the lo
cal appointments, as are tho members of the
successful purty in any other city or locality.
Aud why should they uot be ? The Republi
can party of the District embraces nearly, if
not quite, as largo a proportion of our perma
nent citizens, as any other political organiza
tion in our midst. The party has been increas
ing very rapidly of late, and its exact numeri
cal strength is not known. We think, however,
that we hazard nothing in saying, that tbe Re
publican party of this city is quite as strong,
in proportion to the. entire, population, as tho
Republican party of the city of New York.
We have never heard it claimed that the Fed
eral offices in the last named city should be
given to our political opponents, in deference
to local public sentiment. And yet, there are
just as strong reasons for applying such a rule
there as here.
There is no doubt of the fact, that the gen
eral sentiment among our political opponents
iu this District, who are not themselves seeking
offices, is, that the Republicans are entitled to
the local appointments. This has been expect
ed, aud no considerable number of our citizens
ever thought of complaining about it.
Harry Uarson , or, taa ujuavoleul Bachelor. By John T.
In lug 12uio.
We have received a volume bearing the
above title. The author, a nephew of the im
mortal Washington Irving, presents us an in
geniously plotted tale, incomparably superior to
many others, not only iu exquisitely charming
pasmges, but also in the high moral character
istics which pervade the entire volume. Crime
is made to appear hateful, virtue fuscinating,
The publisher, R. M. Do Witt, 13 Frankfort
street, New York, has fully sustained an euvia
able reputation ; and, what isof vastly more con
sequence, cfUr friend, D. J. Bishop, 210 Penn
sylvania avenue, (Willurds',) has just what you
desire iu news, literature, and stationery.
The regular ntmy of the Southern Confede
racy will consist of eleven regiments, contain
ing 1 1,000 men, commanded by four brigadier
generals, and tho navy will have four com
manders, four captains, and (00 marines.
In a chargo recently delivered lo the grand
jury of Morgan county, Georgia, Judge Harris
said, among olhor thing!:
" Our Government it now permanent, stable,
and fixed, and it is the duty of all good citizen
to maintain and support it. There must be no
looking back, no working for a reconstruction,
for in the nature of things this could not be.
Men who reside among us must work for us,
and with us. If they take any part, directly or
indirectly, against us, it is plotting treason, and
they must suffer the consequences. Incendia
ries and incendiarism must be crashed out."
A Union man of one of tho Confederated
States, who does not rccoguise the right of se
cession, and who consequently believes that he
iststill a citi7en of the United States, must be
sorely puzzled in reconciling the conflicting
claims to his allegiance, lie is really under
three Governments State, Confederate, and
United States. Two of these are concurrent,
but they both conflict with the third. Now, it
is pretty evident, from the charge of Judge Har
ris, and other indications of public sentiment,
that no difTerenco of opinion upon this subject
is likely to bo tolorated ; the advocacy of the
Union will be "incendiary," aud "working for
a reconstruction " rank " treason." It would be,
however, very easy to do indirectly that in ref
erence to which direct action would be treason
able A disaffected citizen of one of the Con
federate States could advocate the secession of
his own State from the new Confederacy, nnd,
when this was accomplished, then argue a re
turn to the old Union.
This doctrine of "peaceable secession" will
be almost sure to return to plague the inventors
of it, and it makes their present Government a
mere rope of saud. In all other respects, it has
not ore element of stability or strength. Origin
ated by political gamblers, in revenge for loss
of power, and under tbe sway of a mad ambi
tion, and adopted by a frenzied mob, it is a
manifest political abortion. It had its birth in
no calm and deliberate judgment of tho peo
ple ; it was called into being by no great na
tional exigency, as tho result of an universal
uprising from intolerable oppression. There
was not the slightest need of it ; it had no mis
sion. It has worked no change in the political
condition of the citizens of those States, except
to transfer their allegiance from Washington to
Montgomery. It has not advanced a single
material interest; and the only way they will
know the difference between their present and
former Government will bo by the vastly in
creased burden of taxation. Born of a mere
popular impulse, when the impulse dies out, the
Government dies with it. It has the sympathies
of no other people on the face of the earth. It
is utterly without resources and without credit,
and could not negotiate a dollar of its loan iu
any stock market of Europe. There aro almost
insuperable difficulties in the way of the adop
tion of any system of taxation, and the resort
to voluntary contributions and forced loans
must be in its nature a mere temporary expe
dient. Wo can see, then, nothing in tho moral
sentiment iu which it had its origin, in the po
litical changes it effects, or iu the material ben
efits it confers, which gives the least promise of
Already the murmurs of diisatisfaction begin
to be heard in the Confederate States, as the
charge of Judge Harris is a significant indication-
The cost of revolution is beginuing to be
counted, and in the secret heart of the people,
if not openly, the question arises, whether it is
worth all the vast expenditure of money which
has been made, and to incur the danger of civil
war, merely for tbo gratification of calling Jef
ferson Davis President, rather than Abraham
Lincoln. Let time bo given fur the subsidence
of passion, the return of cool reflection, and for
the ripening of the fruit of experience, and the
work of preservation of the American Union
may be safely left to the people of tho South
" Occasional," the Washington correspond
ent of tho Philadelphia Pi ess, is responsible for
" Two of tho three Commissioners appointed
by the Southern Confederacy, to treat with the
Federal Government, are now in this city. The
third, Mr. Roman, of Louisiana, according to
the New Orleans True Delta, has declined to
accept, having become utterly disgusted with
tho whole disunion experiment; and one of
thoso now here is reported to havo admitted,
since his arrival, that he and his friends have
made u grand mistake."
TriE New Secketauy or tiik Treasury.
We venture to say, that a brief term in the
Cabinet will work a revolution of feeling
with respect to Mr. Chase, and that many of
the prejudices which are now entertained to
wards him will disappear. Mr. Chase served
two terms as Governor of this State, and made
one of the ablest, most efficient, and popular
Governors Ohio ever had.
This his bitterest enemies will concede. The
charge of radicalism against him, as far at
least ns its present application is concerned,
we know to bo unjust. Whatever radical views
ho may have formerly possessed, time and ex
perience have softened down, and in tho prac
tical administration of the Government, we
have no fears in predicting that, like Mr. Sew
ard, he will bo found emineutly uatioual and
conservative, while his admirable qualities for
a leading position on the Blip of Stute, during
the perilous storm which she is now weather
ing, will very soon manifest themselves. Cin
Ono communion Sunday, an old Kentucky
soldier, who had fought under Gen. Jackson at
New Orleans, and knew well what manner of
man he had bean, attended the Hermitage
Church, and saw tho aged warrior knee! rever
ently before tho altar. Ho was transfixed with
astonishment. Afur tho servite was over, he
was observed to bo unusuallv silent and thought
ful, and, upon being qutsttoned, relate 1 what
be had seen. He concluded his narrative thus:
" When I saw tint man who had fought uiniies,
parties, cabinets, and had iiover fought without
conquering, get down on bis kiees in that
church, I said to myself: ' Well, when Gen.
Juckaon kneels, I tell you, boys, I think it's
about time for me to knock under.' " Four
weeks ufier, he joined the church, aud lived
aud died uu exemplary member.
Tho Palmetto flag, which was raised in Rich
mond on Friday, wns blown down on Saturday
morning by a violent gale, or rather, tho pole
snapped in twain, aud the upper portion, with
the flag attached, toppled over upon the neigh
EXTJU PE33J0N,0IWHE-SEKATB. -
The Senate took np the resolution of Mr.
Foster, proposing to expel Mr. Wigfall ; when,
on motion of Mr. Simmons, it, together with
Mr. Clingmun's substitute thcrelur, was re
ferred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Trumbull, from the Committeo on the
Judiciary, reported back the resolution intro
duced by Mr. Mason, last week, to pay certain
expenses iuenrred in the courts of Massachu
setts, ic, and, on his motion, its further consid
eration was postponed till the third Monday iu
The Senate then went into Executive ses
sion, and afterward adjourned.
Assistant Secretary or the Treasury.
Mr. George Harrington, formerly Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury under Mr. Fillmore's
administration, yesterday, at the request of the
Secretary, entered upon tho discharge of the
duties of that office.
Mr. Rodman, who hai been acting as the
Assistant Secretary, has returned to the duties
of the Chief Clerkship.
Rlmovav Edward Stubbs, Jan., disbursing
clerk, StaU, Department, was removed yester
day. Atpointmexts. George E. Baker, of New
York, has been appointed disbursing clerk of
the State Department in place of Mr. Stubbs,
removed. The salary is $2,000 per annum.
Warren Corwin.of Ohio, has been appointed
to a first class ($1,200) clerkship in the interior
Resignations. W. W. Gaines, of Louisiana,
a $1,200 clerk, and U. C. MeNulty, of Connec
ticut, and W. E.G. Keene, of California, $1,400
clerks, of the Sixth Auditor's- Office, have ten
dered their resignations.
General Land Orric'R. The Commissioner
of the General Land Office has lately trans
mitted to the Executives of the States of Mich
igan and Minnesota tbe following lists of lands
enuring to those States under the railroad
A list embracing 190,579 acres in the St.
Cloud district enuring to Minnesota, for the
Pacific and Minnesota railroad.
Three lists, embracing 140,109 acres, in the
Iowa and Saganaw district enuring lo Michi
gan, for the Flint and Pere Marguette and the
Am boy Landing and Traverse Bay railroads.
On Saturday morning, at daybreak, a Pal
metto flag was discovered waving from the
staff upou tho top of the Jeffirstnim newspa
per office at West Chester. The journal in
question is of Breckinridge proclivities, and
much excitement was caused by tho circum
stance. At seven o'clock, the obnoxious bunt
ing wns removed, the proprietor of the paper
declaring that it had been placed upou the
building without his knowledge or consent.
Some young women were badly poisoned
lately at Nevers, in France, by inhaling the
dust which aroso from tearing green silk into
strips. The coloring material of the silk was
largely composed of arsenic, and it is likely the
manufacturers win do prosocutea.
A Queer Froo. Oa the Island of False
river is found a frog whose peculiarities, we
believe, have hitherto escaped tbe atteution of
naturalists, it is called tbe " egg trog," Irom
its great hankering after " hen fruit," and is a
great nuisance to farmers in consequence. Be
ing unable to break the shell of the egg, it is
swallowed whole, after which the frog climbs a
tree, and then precipitates itself to the ground.
The fall breaks tbe shell, and the frog spits it
out piece by piece. Queer frog that. Baton
ltovge (La.) augar Planter.
Spurgeon's new tabernacle in London will
cost about .10,000, contributed, it is estimated,
by about one million persons.
Locomotives to be driven by American an
thracite coal are being constructed at Ivy, in
France, under tho direction of a Philadelpbian
The Latest Steam Engine. A new kind
of steam engine, called " Pendulous," working
with great economy, has been invented iu Eng
land. An English company is negotiating in Egypt
for the purchaso ot the lunds belonging to the
company for cutting the canal to Suez, for the
cultivation of cotton.
The weather in Hayti is singularly even and
genial. Tbe range of temperature during De
cember was from 77 to 83 . During Jauuary
it was from 80 to 84.
President Davis sent sealed dispatches to
Fort Pickens yesterday, and we have the best
reasons for saying that he regards war as cer
tain. Atlanta (Oa.) Southern Confederacy,
Canada exports annually about 30,000,000
cubic feet of timber in a rough state, and about
400,000,000 feet, board measure, of sawed lum
ber. The revenue derived by the Province
during the year 18C0 fur timber cut in the pub
lic forests amounted to about $500,000.
Gov. Pickens issued on Friday a proclama
tion establishing martial law over that part of
James island known as " Fort Johnson," and
extending a half mile on all sides, from the
wharf at that point.
Characteristic. The Charleston Courier
of Friday says: " We would not ruthlessly dis
turb the quiet and repose of Lieut.-Gen. Scott
and his wurd, Lincoln, but we seriously believe
that Washington city and some places not
very far from it, and in the Middle States, are
in more danger now than at the time of the
The same paper also says: "The military
dictator and high constable of the Washington
despotism is puzzled what to do with his myr
midons. Let them be armed with John Brown
pikes, and retained in Washington ; they will
be needed there."
An unfortunate shoeless donkey lately walked
into a blacksmith's shop in Devonshire, Eng
land, and was shod by the smith, who sup
posed bis master was in attendance. But Mas
ter Long Ears, as soon as he was shod, seceded,
and has not since been heard from.
Murders are as numerous as ever in Spain.
According to an official returu, just published,
no fewer than 1,415 homicides were committed
iu that benighted couutry duriug thoyear 1859
a sufficient evidence that they aro the saino
haughty, revengeful people they were five hun
dred years ago.
Tho planting of new oyster beds near New
Rochelfe, in 1' ranee, is turning out admirably
well. M. Coste, who was the projector of the
svstem, savs, that where there was uot a single
mollusc of the kind, there are now beds ready
for market worth 00,000,000 francs, giving
employment to thousands of persuns.
One morning last week, in the Fulton street
(New York) Meeting, a lotter was read from
Mujor Anderson, asking prayers of the meeting
for himself and couutry ; exprossing great con
fidence in his ability to take care of himself;
aud indicating that tho good Providence of
God has besu bis guide thus fur.
-LIBT-OF -PATENTS- -
Issued from the 'XTiiiled Slates Patent Office
jvr me wcck enuing marcn a, 1601, eacn
bearing that date.
James II. BH, of Chelsea, Mass. ; for im
nrnvpd stove nine connection.
Isaac A. Benedict and G. W. Cummings, of
Uonneaut, Ubio; lor improvea aliening ma
chine. Lyman D. Burch, of Sherburne, N. Y. for
improvement in ploughs.
Joseph Corduan, of Brooklyn, N. Y. ; for
improvement in lining journal boxes.
Jonathan Creager, of Cincinnati, Ohio ; for
improvement in machines for turning irregular
J. A. Cutting, of Boston, Mass.; for im
provement in aquariums.
Reuben Daniels and G. P. Cobb, of Wood
stock, Vt. ; fur improvement in bee hives.
F. P. Dimple), of Philadelphia, Pa.; for im
provement iu friction gearing for machinery.
Levi Dodge, of Watcrford, N. Y. ; for im
provement in forming and punching articles of
A. 8. Eastham, of Wharton, Texas; for im
provement in cotton cleaners.
W. B. Goodrich, of Ashley, Ohio; for im
provement in npparatus for evaporating sngar
Wuller Hart, of Philadelphia, Pa. ; for im
proved egg beater.
Levi W. Hayden, of Wilkesbarre, Pa. ; for
improved machine for crimping boots.
(J. W. S Heatou, of Salem, III. ; for improve
ment in cultivators.
Charles H. Helms, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y. ;
for improved machine for trimming beds of
boots and shoes.
Isaiah G. Inskeep, of Wost Middlebnrgh,
Ohio; for improvement in field fences.
George W. Jennings, of Bostou, Mass. j for
improvement in mowing machines.
Jacob H. Landis, of Eden, Pa. ; for improved
Herman J. Lombaert, of Philadelphia, Pa :
for improvement in draught bars for railroad
M. B. Lord and S. J. Lord, of Ellsworth,
Me. ; for improvement iu brakes for sleighs.
John Loudon aud Ham Ivcrsen, of New
York, N. Y. ; for improvement in ventilators
George A. Mitchell, of Turner, Me. ; for im
proved tips fur boots and shoes.
P. C. Perkins, of Waterford, N. Y. ; for im
proved punching aud shearing machine.
Byrou Rice, of Schuyler, N. Y. ; for improve
ment iu grain separators.
Marcus M. Round, of New Haven, Conn. ;
for improvement iu furnace grates.
Isaac Rulofson and Daniel De Garmo, of
ivocncster, n. a.; lor improvement in ploughs.
Alfred T. Serrcll, of New York, N. Y. ; for
improved feeding rollers for rotary planers.
Jonathan P. Simmons, of Fulton, N. Y. ;
for improvement in packing fur barometers.
James 8. Smith, of Brooklyn, N. Y. ; for
improvement in cartridge boxes.
David Sprogue, of Elizabethport, N. J. ; for
improved punching machine.
J. B. Turner, of Jacksonville, 111. ; for im
provement in cultivators.
William Strieby, of Wagontown, Pa.; for
improvement in cultivators.
George A. Walker, of Annville, Pa. ; for im
provement in ploughs.
P. P. Warriner, of Holland Patent, N. Y.;
for improved table.
Cyrenus Wheeler, jun., of Poplar Ridge, N.
Y. ; for improvement in reaping and mowing
Ethan S. Willson, of Saratoga Springs, N.
Y. ; for improvement in safety ships.
Stephen W. Brown, of Syracuse, N. Y., as
signor to himself and Joel McComber, of Water
town, N. Y. ; for improvement in the method
of locking type galleys.
Ezra fctprague Hulmes, of Wilson, N. Y., as
signor to O. E. Holmes and William Perrigo,
of same place; for iinprovemeut iu machine
for pressing fruit in barrels, Ac
Jacob Jenkins, of Lynn, Mass., assignor to
J. C. Stimpsun, W. D. Waters, and M. W.
Sheperd, of 8alem, Mass., nnd G. W. Keene,
of said Lynn ; for improved machine for ap
plying heels to boots aud shoes.
Gcorgo Jucngst, of New York, N. Y., ns
signor to J. Mellrossan and T. J. McArthur, of
same place ; for improvement iu sewing ma
chines. Edwin R. Pease, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., as
signor to Richard P. Pease, ot Brooklyn, N.
Y. ; for improvement in mowing machines.
George B. Phillips, of Newark, N. J., as
signor to J. S. LHtell, of same place ; for im
proved wagon wrench.
Arcalous Wyckoff and Lafayette Stevens, of
Elmira, N. Y.,assignor lo Arcalous Wyckoff,
aforesaid ; for improvement iu hollow augers.
Daniel W. Shares, of Hamden, Conn. ; for
improvement in harrows. Patented January
Douglas Bly, ol Rochester, N. Y. ; for im
provement iu attaching thills to vehicles.
Patented April 12, 1859.
Samuel 11. H. Vance, of New York, N. Y. ;
for improved electrical apparatus for lighting
gas. Patented February 5, 1801.
E. B. Bigelow, of Boston, Mass.; for im
provement in Brussel looms. Patented March
20, 1847. Reissued September 11, 1849.
The New Haven Clock Company makes 088
clocks per day 250,000 per year. The paint
ing of the glass doors is a secret.
Tho Richmond Whig says that the stars and
stripoi, raised by the Bell und Everett men, in
Jefferson wnrd, last October, were hauled down
on Friday from the lolly pole erected by them,
aud " a white flag, upon which was painted a
Palmetto tree, encircled by a rattlesnake,"
raised instead, Several speeches were delivered
to tho crowd which had assembled on the occa
sion. A Ilion Compliment. An English writer
in Blackwood's Magazine, on iron clad ships of
war, says to the British Government : " Call
in the mechanical and engineering skill of
Great Britain and America openly in the face
ot ull nations, and let others match us if they
The Anti-Slavery Standard denounces the
President's Inaugural with a degree of vigor
ous vehemence which will be eminently con
soling to those who have feared its radical
tendencies. It denounces him fur not being
sectional in his sentiments aud his policy : for
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nut ctuf;Mi9iij uinuiuuu utf uu UCCUUipilsUeU
fact;" and fur trying still to preserve the
Uuion. These nre precisely the reasons why
sensible men approve it. Ilalt. Patriot.
Tho two great fortifications of Florida, Fort
Pickens and Fort Tajlor, aro now in regular
"siege trim," aud could hold out for eight
months, were all tho soldiers in the South sur
rounding them. The sixty tremendous guns
added to the. latter, and the reinforcement) of
nrtillery added lo the firnt named, have render
ed them, in tbe estimation of able engineers,
perfectly impiegnable to all probable means of
attack. Tho garrisons nre fed ou the usual
barrack allowance; but wusto is prohibited.
Fort Jefferson will soou bo ou a war footing.
There are about oue hundred and tea men in
To'wtut'Stranoi! Uses may we" Come ?
The New York Adetrtiser says tho Polytechnic
Association is, at its next meeting, Co be feast
ed with suiar made by chemical transforma
tion from old rags, and niih n pudding made
from the gelatin of old shurs. Leather being
composed of tanuin mid gelatine, tho tannic
acid is extracted, and the gelatine is then puri
fied from the discoloring tauiiite of iron, after
which it is fit for culinary purposes.
The Cambridge (Md.) Herald printing es
lishment. with all its fixtures and appurtenances
is offered at privuto sale on accommodating
In full bench of the Supreme Judicial Court
of Massachusetts, last week, the Court decided
that money appropriated by a City Council for
an exhibition of breworks on the 4lh of July
was not a purpose which came within the
power or authority of a city or town, under tho
statutes of thut CummouwesUh granting cities
and towns tho power to appropriate money.
The decision was given in the case of the city
of Lynn, tho City Cuuncil of which, in 1857,
appropriated $500 fur nn exhibition of fire
works ou thu 4(h of July, and in which some
of the citizens, believing it to be illegal, applied
to tho Supreme Cuurt lor an injunction. The
case was commenced merely to test the legal
ity of tho action of the City Council.
SEVENTH WARD REPUBLICAN AS3O0IA
TION. A meeting of the Association will be held at
Island Ball, corner of Virginia avenue and Sixth
street, this (Wednesday) evening, nt 7 o'clock.
mar 13 It W. J. UURTAan, Sec.
FOR SAIE OR RENT.
AFOUR-Story Brown Front Brick Bouse, on
Thirteenth street, between L street and
Massachusetts avenue. Tbe House is furnished
with Gas, Water, etc. Possession given on the
1st of April. The gentleman about to decline
housekeeping would have no objection to selling
the Parlor, Chamber, and Hall Carpets, (all re
cently purchased,) together with many other
desirable articles of Furniture, at very reason
able prices, If early application be made.
Apply on the prrmites, between three and
four o'clock, or at T. W. DOWNING'S, No. 647
L street, between Seventh aud Eighth streets.
mar 13 2 w
PURE COUNTRY MILK.
THE subscriber delivers Pure Conntry Milk,
morning and evening, as usual, to his cus
tomer). Strangers commencing housekeeping in
this City, who de-Ire Milk, can have tbeir ordeia
promptly atteuded to by applying at this office,
mar 13 tf DAVID MILLER.
A GENTLEMAN nd wife, or two gentlemen,
can obtain Board in a Private Family, with
in one square of the Patent Office. Applv at
References given and required,
mar 13 3 1
FOR RENT OR SALE,
THE two five-story Brick Dwelling Houses,
situated on and adjoining tbe corner ef
Fourth and D streets, cut of the City Hall.
Apply to JOSEPH FUG ITT,
mar 0 tf No. 90 Louisiana avenue.
BOARD AND LODGING.
SEVERAL Gentlemen can be accommodated
with board and lodging by applying at No. 8
Louisiana avenu. bttrin Fmti..tiH..l.-ir -J
Sixth streets, nearly opposite the City Hall.
war w Ul
A FINE PARLOR, on the first Boor, and three
Chambers oa the floor above, at No. 278
Pennsylvania avenue, two doors eait of " Kirk
wood House." deo 1 tf
A handsome furnished parlor and chamber,
with gas, in a quiet neighborhood, near Patent
and Post Offices. Inquire at 432 Seventh street
between G and II. feb 25 tf
ATWO-STORY Brick House, No. 327 O
street, between Twelfth nnd Tl.l-iu-ntv.
streets, containing seven rooms. Possession
given immediately. Apply at this office.
APPLICATION will be made to the Commis
sioner of the General Land Office of the
United States for the renewal or duplicates of
tbo following pieces of Land 8crlp, which have
been lost through the mall, to wit : No. 7,307, for
20 acres, Issued for the Revolutionary service of
CHARLES COPES, a Private; No. 12,157, for
02J acres, Issued lor the service of Cant. JOHN
Caveats have been filed In the General Land
Office, and all persons are cautioned not to pur
chase the said Scrip. GEORGE GAQBV.
mar 12 lawGw
GOSHEN BUTTER AND CHEESE.
I WILL have In store In a day or two Choice
GOSHEN MJITKR anri nilKKatt f .. ..
quality as can be had, to which I Invite the at
tention of purchasers.
JKSSE B. WILSON,
327 Pa. av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 28 streets, sou h side.
Now No. 1 Mess Mackerel
For sale low by
BROWNING & KEATING,
368 Penn. avenue, near Sixth street.
Fresh Fruits and
Olives Stuffed In Oil.
For sale low by
Capers and Olives,
353 Penn. avenue
i, near Sixth street.
I AM receiving a lot of Green and Black TEAS,
among which are some of as fine grades as
can bo had, to which 1 Invite the attention of all
lovers o( choice Green and Black 1'eas.
JESSE B. WILSON,
827 Pa av., between Sixth and Seventh
nov 20 streets, south side.
THE ONLY GOOD PORTRAIT OF
Ever published, just out, aud lent by mall free
on receipt of 25 cents.
The trade and clubs of twenty supplied at low
prices by FRENCH & IllUHSTEIN.
mar 0 If
STOP AT THE right place, and buy your
Ulothlug, Furnishing liuuds, Hats, and Caps,
at No. 4C0 Seventh street, Opposite the Post
Office. feb 28 0m
DR. JOHN G. F. HOLSTON, Surgeon, Pbysl.
clan, and Accoucheur, No. 373 E st. north,
between Ninth and Tenth sts. west, jan 3 3rn