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^(HEetof the "Diily Erasing Star," 6th
street lonth of Fenn. avenue.
fg-Mr. ^ ^ ^
titM* at he may employ, ? authorized to re
crnt mbscribert and advertuemente for the
Daly Etening Star." Mr. BraN8 vU wait
01he citaeiu of Georgetown.
a-Ptrvm mthmg to be Krred via, the ???.
? HOT witt leave their ?-mut and addreu ^ j, ''
lift Ut ward, BMop; periodical ttore adjoint*,
KUrih A. Tate's Ylthtreet, J. MUU, BrowJ,
** "W' ** or at Joe ShiUington',
i titan Building.
AdtcrtUemenU can be left at the above place,.
The weather continues favorable
for those who have buildings in course of
erection, and many mechanics and laborers
are kept employed much ionger than usual
juring the winter. Good wages and a plen
ty of work are what industrious men want
jad deserve, and we hope they may always
ctain both in Washington.
Extensive preparations are making
\-,T the inauguration of the equestrian statue
Jackson, to-morrow, by the various as
jociations of our city, civic and military.
We expect the procession will be a large
cue, and' the occasion such as will not
quickly pass from the nemory of partici
It is expected that one or two volun
teer companies from Baltimore will arrive
OA to-morrow morning, and we learn that a
company of light artillery arrived to-day for
purpose of participating in the ceremo
nies of the inauguration of the statue.
We were much pleased the other
veiling, while in the Theatre a short time,
hrlth the playing of Kate and Ellen Bate
tn. We have seldom seen an audience
re delighted than all present appeared
be with Kate and Ellen Bateman in the
lay of "The Young Couple." Richard the
nird is played to-night, and we deubt not
he parts will be well sustained.
Notice has beea taken of the im
provement of our city by many of the letter
writers now in Washington. We are glad
they take no notice of those places where
improvement is so much needed; but we
hope they will not say a word about the
market-house on the avenue until it looks
a little better than at present; as to the
improvements in progress there however we
o not wish to say a word.
"The Deluge " was visited yester
Itiay by many of our citizens and the stran
gers n?w here, and expressions of delight
ire frequent; no one appeared dissattis
iel. It is certainly well worth a visit.
fcaf'Late last evening ve stopped into
:on Hall, to see the little Aztecs, and were
rprised to see a large crowd around the
able, appearently delighted with these
snderful little creatures, as they danced
the sound of the violin. It was really
musing to see the people lingering so late
itching every movement of this strange
' king race of beings. Le Petit Ole Bull?
:holas Goodall?is also a grea^ favorite,
U deservedly so. Take the whole exhibi
a together and it is certainly worth the
ill price of admission.
In Criminal Court, Thomas Fitz
*rald, Cornelius Hawks, and John Raridon
p* tried for riot and found not guilty,
sro Thomas Magruder was found guilty
irceny. Thomas Cahan, J. McNamara,
tack, Patrick Cunningham, J. Halpin,
Mears, T. McCarty, and Connor
foen were put upon trial for being con
ned in the riot on English hill, when
fchnen Grant and Nalley were knocked
and the last named severely injured.
Atrial had not been finished when the
-atbeYTatch house a few lodgers and a
m brought from the Island for safe keep
were all that appeared upon the Journal
^ Take Notice.?Are you dry or hungry?
*hj call it Uncle Jemmy where the best fried
Vn txn be had as well as oyster soap. His oyster
:*hff pies ar* hard to beat, and the manner in
M hu beefsteak?, chops, Ac. are cooked i* a caution
l> hungry. IILs ale la of superior kind. Our
pl "Akes lodgers, furnishes meals at short noiice at
1 ** from 7 o'clock A. M. until 11 P. M. Suppers
| * had for respectable ladies and gentlemen. He
f4 * civil, quiet, and genteel house.'
lw Unco Jemmy's Friexd.
NcH, GERMAN, AND AMERICAN BA^
1'of every description, very C^XP Yinvrf
t Hobby Horses, Propellors, Carnag
?*? Small Billiard Tables, Back Gammon Boaros,
K Chew Men, Die, Jri for
|?< *nd mauy other new goods, receiveu
l-Vtari, .ndr,UU,.t la.MMOND'S
\ "th street Fancy Store, 2d door below E*
FAHVOH'S if AH.~g
AM INCIDENT OF THE REVOLUTION
The exploits of Fannon, the famous tory
partizan of North Carolina, would make a
body of facts more interesting than any
tale of fiction.' He was a reckless fellow?
bloody-minded as the hounds of Hayti. He
sometimes slew the helpless and innocent
in cold blood?the coward! But he had an
instinctive tone and bearing of authority
that kept his people within the metes and
bounds of his will. He and his party were
one day resting themselves by a spring,
lounging here and there on the green grass
in the shade of the trees. One of his sub
ordinates, a big strong man, had got mad
at him. His rage had been boiling in him
for several days, and some fresh affront
caused his rage to become ungovernable?
he drew his sword, and was resting with his
elbow on the ground and his hand under
his head. His devoted followers were
around him, and he heard the click of their
locks as they cocked their rifles. "Let
him aloneI" cried Fannon, in his sharp
tone. He laid still, clam and self-possessed,
with his keen, dark eyes fixed on the raging
lieutenant, as he made a tremendous plunge
at his breast. But when the stroke came,
its object swerved away like a snake, and
the baffled man plunged his sword into the
ground. Quick as lightning Fannon's sharp
blade passed through his gigantic form.
"Thus and thus, I punish those who dis
regard my authority!"?and his eyes glowed
and sparkled like a serpent's. The man in
stantly sunk to the earth forever. But Fan
non's mare is written at the head of this
sheet, and she is the heroine of the present
writing. Achilles had his Xanthus, and
Bains his Podargaj; Alexander had his Bu
cephalus; McDonald had his Selim. Fan
non was a man of blood, like them, and like
them he had his favorite charger, and Fan
non's mare was worthy of her owner, " or
even a better man." He called her the Red
Doe, from her resemblance in color to a deer.
She was a rare animal?fleet, powerful, in
telligent, docile as a lamb?and her owner
valued her, I dare say, above king or coun
try, or the life of his fellow-man. She bore
him proudly and fearlessly in the bloody
skirmish or quick retreat. When he stood
in the noisy council of his partizans, or in
the silent ambush, the faithful brute was by
'his side, ever ready to bear him whitherso
ever he would. But Fannon lost his mare.
Down on the east of the Little River, the
partizan and some four or five of his follow
ers, one day captured a man by the name
of Hunter?a Whig from the country about
Salisbury, North Carolina. This was suffi
cient cause for death, and Fannen told the
man he should hang him. Hunter was evi
dently a man of the time, but what could
he do, alone and defenceless, with a dozen
bitter enemies! It was a complete despera
tion. The rope was ready, and a strong
oak threw out its convenient branches.
Fannon told him he might pray, for his
time was come. The poor man kneeled
down, and seemed absorbed in his last peti
tion to the throne of mercy. Fannon and
his men stood by, and the trusty mare
stood among them, with the reins on her
neck. They began to be impatient for their
victim to close his devotional exercises.
But they soon discovered more of earth than
Heaven in Hunter's thought; for he sprang
on Fannon's mare, bowed his head down
on her powerful neck passed his heels on
her flanks, and darted away like the wind.
The tory rifles were leveled in a moment
?"shoot high ! shoot!"?cried Fannon?
save my mare!"
The slugs all whistled over Hunter's back,
save one that told with unerring aim, which
tore and battered up his shoulder dreadfully.
He reeled on the saddle and felt sick at
heart; but hope was before him and death
behind him, and he nerved himself for the
race. .On he sped?through wood and ra
vines, and brambles, did that powerful
mare carry him safely and swiftly. His
enemies were in hot pursuit.
They followed him by the trail of blood
from his wounded shoulder. He came to
Little River, there was no ford; the bank
was high, and a deep place in the stream
before. But the foe came; he drew the
rein, and clapped his heels on her sides,
and the gallant mare plunged recklessly in
to the stream. She snorted in the spray,
as she pawed the yielding wave, and arched
her beautiful mane above the surface, and
skimmed along like a white swan.
Hunter turned her down the stream, in
the hope of evading her pursuers, and she
reared and dashed through the flashing
water of the shoal, like lightning in the
But Fanoon was on the trail, and rushed
down the brink with all the rough energy
that the loss of his favorite could inspire.
Hunter turned the mare to the opposite
bank, it was steep?several feet of perpen
diculpr rock?but she planted herself on
the shore at a bound; and then away she
flew over the in terminable forest of pines
straight and swift as an arrow?that admi
On and on did the generous brute bear
her master's foeman, till the pursuers were
left hopeless behind. Late in the waning
Hunter rode into Salisbury, had the slug
extracted from his shoulder, and after lin
gering some time with the wound and ex
citement, finally got well. And that gal
lant mare that had done him so much good
service, he kept and cherished till she died
of old age.
SCISSORS AND PASTE.
Mrs. Sourby says she has nothing
to object to her late husband, except that
he was "tediously long in his last sickness."
The wives along the Mississippi
River hardly ever "blow up" their hus
bands. They always leave that to the
steamboats to do.
If you would not be forgotten as
soon as you are dead, either write some
thing worth reading, or do something worth
Why are an hundred and sixty
square rods like a decayed tooth ?
Because it is an aker. "Let go my hair,
83?? Starch up, brush your whiskers,
dress fashionable, and lay in a plentiful
supply of soft nonsense, and the girls will
call you a nice young man.
J6^** Mrs. Chisholm says the best time
to choose a wife is early in the morning.
If a young lady is at all is inclined to sulks
and slatterliness, it is just before break
fast. As a general thing, a woman don't
"get on her temper" till after 10 A.M.
"Say, Joe, when you served in Mexico,
wasn't you very ambitious ?"
" Well, yes?rather so! why ?"
"Because when your company had to
kill those Donkeys for provisions, I thought
you indulged in great ass-pie-rations !"
A young lady?a sensible girl?
gives the following catalogue of different
kinds of love:?"The sweetest?a mother's
love; the longest?a brother's love; the
strongest?a woman's love; the dearest?a
man's love; and the sweetest, longest,
strongest, and dearest love?"a love of a
JgsiP8* There is one advantage in marrying
a widow, and that is, you commonly get a
ready made family along with her. It is a
great thing to be called "Pa," under any
circumstances; but to be thus honored on
the first day of your marriage, is to taste
in spring the full fruition of the autumnal
"Madame," said old Roger to his
boarding-house keeper, "inprimitive coun
tries beef is often a legal tender; but mad
am," said he emphatically thrusting his fork
into the steak, "all the law in Christendom
couldn't make this beef tender." He looked
around the board for encouragement, and
found that all the boarders who ate the beef
held their jaws.
A long nose affords a good handle
for ridicule. The man that's "up to snuff,"
therefore, will avoid them. By the way,
talking of noses, what a queer one that must
have been which Solomon informs us was
like " the tower of Lebanon, looking towards
Damascus." To have blown such a nose
must have required a gale of wind, and no
jgg^MVhy is a woman hunting for the
bellows like a man "shinning" around after
Because she is trying to "raise the wind."
The young man who perpetrated this, was
last seen when his friends lost sight of him.
If any person has seen him since, they will
please buy a blunderbuss and report.
A huge bunch of whiskers and mous
tache, entirely concealing the mouth from
light, never appear to greater disadvantage
than at a table where their owner seems to
be probing among t^e hair with a fork to
find the orifice with which nature provided
him for the receptacle of food. These for
ests of hair upon the face are prone to give
one an idea that their growth is more culti
vated than the contents of their upper stories.
AST*Dr. Johnson once dined with a Scot
tish lady, who had a hotch for dinner. Af
ter the doctor had tasted it, she asked him
if it was good.
" It is geod for hegs, ma'am," said the
" Then pray," said the lady, " let me
help you to a little,more."
A Barber-ous Act.?A man in Cincin
nati had the tip of his nose cut off on
Thursday, by a barber, who, while engaged
in shaving him, fell asleep, and the blade of
the razor which he held decended upon the
proboscis, shortening it about the sixteenth
of an inch. The outraged customer imme
diately knocked the darkey down, and
might have beaten him to death had he not
IHATJ 0TJBATIOH OF THE EQUESTRIAN
STATUE OF ANDREW JACKSON.
The Equestrian Statue of General Jack
son will be inaugurated on the eighth day
of January next, when the arrangements
will be as follows :
All those either specially or generally in
vited, will assemble in front of the City Hall
at 10 o'clock a. m., on the eighth of January
Colonel Gsoaos W. Hughes, a member
of the Jackson Monument Committee,
been selected as chief marshal, and will ap
point his own aids.
The military escort, consisting of the
Regiment of Volunteers of the Militia of
the District of Columbia, with such detach
ments from the Army and Marine Corps as
may be within convenient distance, and the
Military Companies from other cities who
may attend, will be under the command of
ColoDel William Hickey.
The procession will be formed as follows:
The Jackson Monument Committee.
Clark Mills, Artist.
Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, Orator.
Chaplains of Congress.
President of the United States and Cabinet.
Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States, with their officers.
Judges of the Supreme Court.
Judges of other Courts.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Army, and
oldest ^Commodore in the Navy of the
Officers of the Army and Navy.
Corporate Authorities of Washington,
Georgetown, and Alexandria.
The Jackson Democratic Association.
Other organized Societies.
Citizens of Washington and other places.
The procession will move at as early an
hour as possible, down Four-and-a-half
street to Pennsylvania avenue, thence up
said avenue, on the most direct route, to
At the Monument the ceremonies will be
Prayer by the Chaplain of the Senate.
Address by the Hon. S. A. Douglas.
Unveiling the Statue.
Military present Arms.
Benediction by Chaplain of the House.
The Jackson Democratic Association,
fraternities of Free and Accepted Masons,
Odd-Fellows, and Red Men, Temperance
Societies, and all other organized societies
in^the District, and the citizens generally,
are earnestly and respectfully invited to be
be present at the ceremonies of the occasion.
B. B. FRENCH,
JOHN C. RIVES,
JOHN W. MAURY,
Committee of Arrangements.
Washington, December 30, 1852.
Regimental Headquarters of Volunteers,
Washington, Dec. 30,1852.
In accordance with an invitation received
from the Committee of Arrangements for
the " Inauguration of the Equestrian Sta
tue of General Andrew Jackson" on the 8th
day of January next, the Regiment of Vol
unteers will assemble on the usual parade
ground, in front of the City Hall, at nine
o'clock A. M. on that day, for which the
officers commanding companies will give
the necessary orders.
The occasion in an especial manner in
vites the cheerful co-operation of the mili
tary, since it directs the attention of the
American people to the erection of a statue
to endure for ages commemorative of the
genius and valor of a soldier whose extra
ordinary deeds in arms were even surpassed
by his ardent love of the country, so well
illustrated by his memorable declaration,
which is now, and will ever remain a watch
word with every friend of his country:
" The Union must be preserved!"
By order of the Colonel Commanding:
JAMES A. TAIT, adjutaut.
Root's Wonderful Daguerreotypes*
Go to Root's! No matter whether
It be clear or cloudy weather.
Still, with equal truth he traces
Multitudes of lovely faces!
Root's Gallery, Pennsylvania avenue, near Seventh
street. dec 30?
MASON'S PATENT PURIFIED
This oil, for brilliancy, durability, and purity as a
light, and for lubricating purposes, whether applied
to the delicate works of a watch or the most ponde
rous machinery, surpasses any oil now known.
It is warranted not to gum, being entirely deprived
of that substance, which so seriously impedes the ra
pid movement of all kinds of machinery; and for
burning it is cheaper and better than any oleaginous
substance now in use.
While it affords a light superior to gasorcamphine,
it is also free from the dangerous explosive quality
of the latter, being solely sperm oil purified.
So pure is this oil that it will not freeze at any de
gree of cold known within the limits of the United
States; having thereby in this, as in every other par
ticular, an advantage over the best sperm oil as now
After devoting many years in experimenting with
the various oils, for the purpose of overcoming their
impurities as at present fabricated, the undersigned
assures the public that he has succeeded in producing
the " ne plus ultra " of oils. He offers it as superior
to any known oil in tne world, for the purposes of
burning and lubricating, and invokes the scientific
of all countries to test it and pronounce their opinion
satisfied that all will agree that it Is the finest oil
ever offered for sale
WILLIAM D. TOWNSKND, Philadelphia.
For sale by A. HATCH, jr., in the rear of Browns
Hotel; and also by wholesale at the corner of 15th
tod streets, by H. D. WALBRLWili.
I MPORTKRS roods,
1 of for to families, eluS, ^
passed variety of? ? ? ~
Vdw?Madeiras, Clarets, CknnipinM, Porta.
Sherries, Hocks, jT^driSht,toSmSE
Liquoks?Brandies, Rum, Whisker, Gin, 4c,
Liquxbs?Curacao, Maraschino, A?w?ii Noyeau,
Malt Liquxbs?London Brown Stout, Scotch sad
Cigaxs?A variety of brands.
Pickles?Best quality of English and Preach.
Sauces?For Fish, Carrie, Game, Meats, 4c.
Teas?Breakfast Teas, Souchong, Pouchong, Pekoe,
Oolong, Hyson, Young Hyson, 4c. iu *b+tts,
chests, and boxes.
Scgiks?Brown, Loaf, Crushed, Pulverised, Gran
Oorrss?Mocha, Jara.|Maraicabo, Rio, 4c.
Chee8k?Stilton,Chedder ,Sap4ago,Pannesan, Dutch,
Hams?Beet American and ^ estpbalia.
49*Lxa 4 Pkeum's Wobcbtebshiu Saccx.^*
ELEGANT FURNITURE AND house-fur
THE SUBSCRIBER has constantly on at his
Furnishing Ware Rooms a large ""j well sslnrt
ed assortment of Furniture, China, Glassware, Ac
Rosewood, Walnut, and Mahogany Sofas
Arm Chairs, and Parlor Chairs finiwhofl in Broaa
telle, Plash, and Hair Cloth
Elegant Rosewood, Walnut, and Mahogany full
Slab Dressing Bureaus,Wardrobes, Washstands,
Bedsteads, Feather Beds, Hair and Shuck M??
Gold Band Dinner and Dessert Setts, richly de
French China Teaware, Flower Vases, Coffee Caps
Silver Plated Castor*, Spoons, Ladles, Forks, 4c.
In short, bis stock embraces ALL that is usefal or
ornamental in the HOUSE-FURNI8HING line, and
at prices that cannot fail to please.
A liberal credit will be extended far good notes or
dec 16? JAMKS C. McGUIRE.
IGNATIUS F. MUDD, MERCHANT TAILOR.
D street between 7th and Sthst'ii
HAS just received a choice assortment of all the
makes of cloths, consisting of:
Cassimers, Vestingg, Silks, Cashmeres and fancy
Gent's. Cravats, Glcves, -Suspenders, Shirts, 4c.,
to which he invites the attention of his customer's,
end the public generally. He will offer goods so low
that they can't fail to please those who wish to pur
chase a good article. He is determined to spare no
pains in endeavoring to please.
made at his establishment are warranted to rive
entire satisfaction. To those who purchase their
goods from stores, he would say that they can have
ihem made in the best manner and at the shortest
notice. All work entrusted to him will be done
promptly and in the best manner.
Punctuality being the life of trade, he is deter
mined to stand by that motto, trusting to his
friends and the public to sustain him.
P. 8. A lot of Over-coats for sale low. [dec 16
A SUPPLY of all kinds of feed of the best quality,
kept oonstantly on hand at
L. J. DENH AM'S,
dec 30?6t corner of fBand 10th streets.
ERMUDA ARROW ROOT?A very i?
perior article, just received. W. T. EVANS.
JOHN M. DONN 4 BROTHER have just opened
and arranged a handsome assortment of Good/
suitable for the season, viz :
Parian Marble Goods
Papier Mache and French painted do.
French China and Berlin Iron Goods, as Cup
and Saucers, Mugs, Card stands, and Matoh
Boxes, Dresden China, very handsome, Bas
kets and Work Boxes, Portable Desks, 4c.
Handsome Castors, Mugs Tea Sets
Card and Cake Baskets, Goblets, Forks an"
Mustards, Salts, and Napkin Rings.
Solar, Etherial, Hall, 4c.
Fenders, Dogs, Shovel and Tongs, Spittoons
Candlesticks, Candelabra*. Hatracks, Looking
Very larse gilt frame, mahogany, and walnut
Looking Glasses, Bracket Tables.
Several handsome painted Chamber Sets, very
cheap and good
Bureaus, Sofas, Extension Tables
Chairs of many patterns and shapes and mate
Bedstead, Beds, Mattresses, and Feathers in
China, glass, stone, and crockery Ware to
quantities, a large stock, well assorted, and
Toilet Sets, Candlesticks, Cake Boxes
Brushes, Wood ware, Iron Ware
Clocks of several varieties and patterns, &'
hour and 8 day. Our stock is certainly the
most complete of any kept in the District or
perhaps at any other place.
We invite a call from persons in want of articles io
the line of housekeeping, and we flatter ourselves
they can be accommodated at our establishment
promptly and at as reasonable prioes for the quality
as at any ether place.
JOHN M. DONN 4 BROTHER,
Pennsylvania avenue, bet. 10th and 11th sts.
ALL TASTES SUITED.
THE#DBSCRIBER would respectfully call the at
tention of members of Congress, strangers visi
ting the city, and the public generally, to his large
assortment of BOOTS AND SHOES on hand of his
own manufacture, also from the most celebrated boot
makers of New York, Newark, Philadelphia and Bal
timore, consisting of quilted bottom, cork-sole, and
double-sole Boots for winter wear; also Opera and
Dress Boots, Buttoned Gaitors, patent Congress boots,
Detached waiters, Glaze Shoes, French Walking
Shoes, Paris Pumps, Toilet Slippers, Calfskin and
Gum Shoes; also youths and servant's Boots and
Shoes, and Slippers of every description.
To my old customers I would say, that I am folly
prepared to make work of every kind to order at the
shortest notice of the very best material and by
the best workmen fin a style which cannot be sur
passed by any similar establishment in this or any
other city in the Union. All measured work war
ranted tofit. Please call and examine for yourselves
at the Fashionable Boot and Shoe Store, Brown's
dec 1ft Fashinable Boot Maker.
RICH FURS FOR LADIES.
TODD 4l CO. particularly invite the attention
of the ladies of the. Metropolis and vicinity, to
their rich and valuable stock of FUR GOODS. The
assortment comprises the richest and finest descrip
HUDSON'S BAY SABLE8,
BACM AND STONE MARTIN,
FITCH MARTIN, CHINCHILLA,
CANADIAN MINK, BLACK LYNX;
In fact every article in the trade recognised by
taste and fashion, are beautifully represented at
their Sales Rooms, and sold at satlActncy prices, at
Brown's Marble Building, Pennsylvania avenue.
TO THE AFFLICTED.
R. GRAKFFMBL'S GERMAN CTPEI
L A- . A A ^.
nal remedy ever discovered for the cure of G honor
rhoea, Gleet, Stricture of the Urethra, Ac. Pries $1
Just received and for sals by
8. R. fYLVH
and Apothecary, cor. 6th and H
EAN J ULAP, the safest, most speedy^and
?-? of G honor