13 o'cloci, April 30.
THE ATOCJ1A MISSION.
Since Mr. P6lk restored Santa Anna to head
the Mexican army, to rouse the dormant ener
gies of the nation, to unite her factions ,_io con
centrate her hostilities against the United Skates,
and to sacrifice the lives of thousands of our
patriotic people, the administration has hesita
ted *t no step, however reckless or extreme.?
Encouraged by the hosannahs of a subsidized
press, which, with one accord, applauded this
a<?t of bold and barefaced treason in time o^
"war, they have gone on in a career of outrage
?pon the constitution, of violation to the laws,
^and of insult to the country, These excesses
iave been continued until the current has turn
ed, and the divine justice of retribution seems
now to have begun its progress. Deliberate
treachery entails punishment upon the traitor.
There is no probability of escaping it, even in
the highest position to which the consent of
society can exalt the worst and meanest of men.
The recent popular elections have demonstrsi
led that the administration has not only forleit
ted the confidence and respect of the country,
but that its political quackery, and its Presi
dent's war, has been repudiated from one end
of the Union to the other. Even Virginia,
the Gibraltar of locofocoism, which withstood
the tornado of 1840, has abandoned her idols
and proven that "the way of the transgressor
Next to the treasonable restoration of Santa
Anna, the employment of his pimp and prote
gee, Atocha, on a semi-official mission to Mex
ico, is one of the most daring indignities ever
offered to the American people. The official
paper of Mexico informs us ol the terms, that
ibis person is represented to have tendered on
behalf of the United Slates, as a basis of peace.
The parallel ol 26 degrees to the Pacific fif
teen millions in cash?no indemnity for the
war, and an army of ten thousand men to main
lain the boundary.
While the administration has directed its min
ions abroad to deny the authority of Atocha to
propose these terms of accommodation, the
President's paper lure has not yet dared to affirm
that he was not instructed verbally to make
such representations to one of the parties in'
Mexico. It has attempted to be sure, to ex
tricate the government by averring that he was
Jiot appointed an "American Plenipotentiary,"
though it is candid enough to admit, he was
the "bearer of a despatch." Now, we under
take ts assert, that he.was possessed of the views
of our gov't, afiiTWai Sent to Mexico wren mr
other view than to bring over by bribery or oth
erwise, the most formidable interest into paci
fication, promising our support to maintain its
authority. The despatch which he bore was
only a disguise,to his errand and the means by
which his services were requited out of the
Secret Service fund of the Department of State.
Now that the experiment has failed, and the
confidential agent of Mr. Polk has been pub
licly disgraced, it may suit the purposes of the
administration to put off the responsibility, and
disown the connection. It shall not succeed in
this contemptible trick. We intend to nail the
base coia to tke counter, and to hold them and
their confederate up to the indignation and
scorn of the country.
And who is this Atocha that has so engross
ed the favor and -the confidence of the Execu
tive 7 We know of him in Mexico as one of
the brokers or inferior agents of Santa Anna,
and in the United States, according to the Del
ta, a journal friendly to the administration, as
a member of the night watch ol one of the
These are the sort of characters who are en
trusted wilh the confidential missions of our
diplomacy?who bring with them no reputation
for honor and integrity,and who appear under
circumstances of the gravest suspicion. There
was no "Democrat" or citizen in our country,
it appears, in whom the administration could
sufficiently confide to bear a despatch to Mex
ico, or rather to bear terms for the adjustment
of a treaty. A Mexican and one too, notori
ously the ally, if not now the secret agent of
Santa Anna, must be preferred over all their
beads, and have showered upon him the favors
and the confidence of those in power. Loco
focoism may submit to such outrages, but
thank God there is a party identified with the
interests and the reputation of the country, that
.will resist such treacherous collusion, cost what
it may. The administration in the course of
this war hat done every thing for Mexico, and
everything against the United States. Its poli
cy and its principles are Mexican, and its sym
pathies as well as its' services, are entirely with
Santa Anna. We cannot express our opinion of
lhe present administration more exactly than in
ibe words of Sir Rich. Steele, "that we are gov
erned by a set of drivellers, whose folly takes
away aU dignity from distress, and makes even
NOMINATING CONVENTION. ? The
Boston Whig considers the nomination of
General Taylor a Southern movement, and
made wilh a determination to dispense with
the interposition of a Convention. Our con
temporary may not be far from right in the
latter supposition. The PEOPLE will nomi
nate General Taylor without the medium of
any Convention. Such a body may meet to
confirm the nomination if necessary.
While Nicholas Carr, of Howard
District, and lady, were absent from home on
the 12th inst, about 1 o'clock, his dwelling took
lire and both house and furniture were entirely
ORDER OF ARRANGEMENTS',
For the Ceremony of laying the Corner Stone
of the Smithsonian Institution.
Saturday, Mat 1, 1847.
The Marshal in Chief, appointed by the
Building Committee to conduct the ceremoniet
ol the day, announces the following order ol
THE MILITARY ESCORT. *
President of the United States and Cabinet.
The Chancellor and Sectary of the Institution.
Regents and Building Committee.
Architect, Superintendent, and Builders.
Members of the Senate and House of Repre
Mayor aud Corporation of Washington.
Band of Music.
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FEL
Band of Music.
The Grand and Subordinate Lodges
OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS.
Citizens and Strangers.
The procession will be formed at half-past
10 o'clock, in front of the City Hall, its right
resting on 6th street, and, after being formed,
will counter march to centre (4}) street, and
proceed thence by Pennsylvania avenue, 7th
street, E street. 11th street, and F street, to
the Presidential mansion, where the Presideoi
and Cabinet will be received in their assigned
place, when the whole.will move by Pennsyl
vania avenue and 12ih street to the Public
Mall and the site of the Building, where the
Marshals will arrange the various bodies in
their respective places.
The ceremonies oa the ground will be as
1. A prayer by the Grand Chaplain.
2. Music by the.band
3. Masonic Ceremonies of laying the stone.
4. Music by the band.
5. Address by the Chancellor.
2. Music and National Salute.
The following gentlemen have been appoint
ed Assistant Marshals, and will each be dis*
tinguished by a baton and white scarf, with
blue rosettes, viz :
Messrs. S. Humes Porter, Wm. Van Voor
hies, R. S. Patterson, G. S. Gideon, Charles
A--H- Lawrence. J. Carroll Brent.
WM. BEVERLY RANDOLPH,
At a meeting of the Committee of Arrange
ments, appointed by the Grand Lodge of the
District of Columbia, to take order in relation
to the Freemasons invited to be present at the
laying of the corner stone of the Smithsonian
Institution, on the 1st day of May next, the
following arrangements were agreed upon :
1st. That the President of the United States
be respectfully requested to direct that the Ex
ecutive Departments of the General Govern
ment, in Washington, be closed for the day, so
far as the same can be done without detriment
to the public interests.
The Grand Lodge ol the District of Colum
bia will meet at Masonic Hall, corner of E and
Tenth streets, at halt past 9 o'clock A. M., on'
the day appointed for the ceremonies, when a
procession will be formed in the following or
der. and proceeed to the City Hall, there to join
the general procession.
Thl several Lodges of the District, arranged
in Masonic order, as follows :
National Lodge, No. 12? -
St. John's Lodge, No. 11.
Hiram Lodge, No. 10.
New Jerusalem Lodge, No. 9.*
Lebanon Lodge, No. 7.
Potomac LoJge, No. 5.
Naval Lodge, No- 4.
Federal Lodge, No. 1.
All resident sojourning brethren, uot members
of any Lodge named in the order
Washington Lodge, No. 22, of Alexandria.
Mount Vernon Chapter, of Alexandria.
The Grand Lodges pf Pennsylvania, Maryland,
? and Virginia, arranged according to
The Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia.
AaaARacifEirTs or the Odd Fellows.
The Committee of Arrangements appointed
by the Grande Lodge bave.agreed that the va
rious Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows assemble at their respective places of
meeting on Saturday morning, at an hour suf
ficiently early to enable them to organize and
report by 10 o'clock to the Grand Marshal, at
the Hall on 7th street, under whose directkin
the procession will be formed and conducted
according to the forms usual with this Order
on public occasions.
I. O. O. F.?
Proceuion for lnuing the Corner-stone of the
^ Those Subordinate Lodges which purpose
uniting with the Grand Lodge in the proces
sion for laying the corner-stone of. the Smith
sonian Institute will be organized under iheir
respective marshals on foot, and report to the
Grand Marshal at Odd Fellows' Hall, punctu
ally at ten o'clock on Saturday morning next.
J Bros. Johii A. Blake and James T. Kikg have
tetn appointed Assistant Marshals, und will
be respected accordingly.
W. B. MAGRUDER, ,
or THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD JELLOW3
Oriental Lodge, No. 19.
Mechanics' Lodge, No. 18.
Excelsior Lodge, No. 17.
Metropolis Lodge, No. 16. .
Beacon Lodge, No. 15.
Covenant Lodge, No. 13.
Friendship Lodge, No. 12.
Union Lodge, No. 11.
Columbia Lodge, No. 10.
Harmony Lodge, No. ?. f
Eastern Lodge, No. 7.
Washington Lodge, No. 6.
Central Lodge, No. 1.
Visiters and Lodges from a distance.
Mount Nebo Encampment, No. 6.
Ridgely Encampment, No. 5.
Magenenu Encampment, No. 4.
Mount Pisgah Encampment, No. 3.
Columbian Encampment, No. 1.
Visiters and Camps from a distauce.
Grand Encampment of the District of Colum
Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia.
A PATENT RIGHT QUESTION?A
curious question under the law of patents has
recently been argued before the U. S. Circuit
Court in New Jersey. The patentee of a cer
tain improvement applied for an injunction
against a party who was using the impiove
ment without leave, which application ,was
resisted by the latter on the ground lha| the
improvement was in part a piracy fropa
tent of his own. That is, he had a patent for
a certain machine; the applicant took this
machine without leave, made a partial im
provement on it, aud obtained-a patent for the
whole; and he contended that, as the applicant
had stolen his invention in the first place, he
could not come before the Qourt with an equi;
table claim for redress when that which was
honestly his own was stolen in return.
The decision of the Court on this novel
question will be looked for with interest.
GEN. TAYLOR ON THE FIELD OF
Lieut. Corwine writes to the Cincinnati
Chronicle, and gives the following interesting
sketch of General Taylor on the battle field of
"By way of illustrating an important cha
racteristic of General Taylor, to wit, determi
nation, i will briefly relate" a scene that occur
esd nn tha-battle ground of Vista, dur
ing the battle of the 23d. At a time when the
fortunes of the day seemed extremely proble
matical?when many on our side even de
j spaired of success?old Rough and Ready, as
he is not .inaptly styled, whom, you must
know is short, fat and dumpy in person, with
remarkable short leg$s-took his position on a
commanding height, overlooking the two ar
mies. This was perhaps about three, or, may
be, four o'clock in the afternoon. The ene
my, who had succeeded in gaining an advan
tageous position, made a tierce charge upon
our column, and fought with a desperation
that seemed for a time to insure success to
their arms. The struggle lasted for some timr.
All the v/hile, General Taylor was a silent
spectator, his countenance exhibiting the most
anxious solicitude, alternating betweeu hope
and despondency. His stali", perceiving his
perilous situation, (for he was exposed to the
fire ot the enemy) approached him and im
plored him to retire. He heeded them not. His
thoughts were intent upon victory or deleat.
He knew not at this moment what Uie- result
would be. He felt that that engagement was to
decide his fate. He had given all his orders
and selected his position. If the clay went
against him he was irretrievably lost; if for
Rim, he could rejoice in common with his
countrymen, at the triumphant success of our
arms. - . ,
"Such seemed to be his thoughts?his deter
mination. And when he saw the enemy give
way and retreat in the utmost confusion, he
gave free vent to his pent up feelings. His
rightleg was quickly disengaged from the pum
mel of the saddle, where it had remained dur
ing the whole of the fierce encounter?his
arms, which were calmly folded over his breast,
.relaxed their hold?his feet faiily danced in
the stirrups, and his whole body was in mo
tiou. It was a moment of the most exciting
and intense interest. His face was suffused
with tears. The day was won?the victory
complete?his little army saved from the dis
grace of a defeat, and he could not refrain from
weeping for joy at what had seemed to so
many, but a moment before, as an impossible
result. Long may the noble and kiud-hearted
old hero live to enjoy the honors of his nume
rous brilliant victories, and mafly other honora
that a grateful country will ere long besto*.v
A Wonderful Negro. The Richmond" Chro
nicle gives an account of a negro boy about
21 years of age, belonging to Mr. McLernine,
of Alexandria, whose jpower in collecting
numWrs is remarkable. His intellect b^ing of
the lowest order in every thing except where
the power of computing numbers, -which is
unlimited by figures. The most difficult sums
in any of the grand divisions of arithmetic,
and even those involving the nicest calcula
tions of mathematics, are solved by him with
perfect accuracy, and in an incredible short
space of time. His performances in this re
spect are really wonderful.
To give a keen sharp edge to a Razor or any fine
In one minute, or the Money returned
Washington City, D. C.
It M very seldom that I have ever recommended
any new invention, because I know that recommen
dations are so frequent and ea?ily obtained, that they
are in general of little value. But I consider it
j nothing more than an act of justice to the inventor
to hear testimony to the good qualities of Harper's
Metalic Compound for sharpening Razors, and to
say it is the very best material for the purpose that
has come to my notice. I have made a fair trial of
it, and have never found any thing equal to it for
giving a keen edge to a Razor.
J. L. EDWARD8.
Washington City, D. C.,
January 24, 1846.
I have for the past two years sold Harper's
Metalic Powder, and here, in every instance, it has
given the utmost satisfaction. I consider it the very
'?est article in use for giving a fine keen edge to a
JOHN F. CALLAN,
Druggist, corner of E. and 1th streets.
Washington City, D. C.f
January 24, 1846.
I have Ufed Harper's Razor Powder myself for
several years, and from my own experience can
recommend it as the very best article for putting a
fine edge on a Razor.
Druggist and Apothecary, Washington.
Alexandria, D. C., April 1, 1846.
We, the subscribers, have in use Harper's Me
talic Compound Powder for Razors, and take
pleasure in saying, we find it superior to anything
we have overused, and coming up fully to his re
commendations. We highly recommend it to the
B. Hooe, ?
John M.. Johnson,
John C. Vowell,
Wm, N. Berkley,
Dr. E. J. Lee,
W. B. Alexander,
J. H. McVeigh,
Dr. F. J. Murphy,
H. D. Wright,
Wm. M. McCarty,
Rev. E. R. Uppitt, | Wm. Gregory.
Washington City, D. C.
April 1, 1846.
I have for several years used Harper's Metallic
Powder for Razor Streps, and take great pleasure in
recommending it to the public as the best succeda
neum for the Hone ever discovered.
W. 3. COLQUHOUN.
The subscribers, in Washington, from their own
experience, fully concur in the above recommenda
Judge Wm. Cranch,
Gen. Walter Jones,
J. W. Bronaugh,
Loudon County, Va.
I have now in use a box of Mr. Wm. Harpar's
Metalic Powder for ?harperfing Razors; and, I can
truly say, it is the greatest improvement to a Razor
Strop I 'nave ever experienced, and I would not be
without it it the cost was ?10 a box. >
Philadelphia, , 1846.
I have used Harpei's Metalic Compound Powder
for Razors, and find it to be so gopd an article that I
would noj be willing to be without it. It surpasses
any thing of the kind ever used. Send me five dozen
bo^es JOHN MONTAGUE.
Mr. Wm. Harper: 8ir?-After trying your Meta
lic Compound, I feel satisfied that it may be sold.?
Xou will please therefore send the, by return boat,
fourteen dozen boxes, and oblige, yours, raspeetfully.
D. O. FA'NING,
East Pratt st. Baltimore.
Baltimore, March 26, 1846.
We, the subscribers, have used Harper's Razor
Powder, for several years, and from our own experi
ence find it to be the very best material we have ever
used for giving a fine keen edge to a Razor. N o
mau who shaves himself, should, in our opiniou, be
without ir. One box will last any gentleman for his
own use, four -or five years.
Rev. Wm. H. Coffin,
" R. Cadd en,
" Divid Steel,
?? E. R. Veitch,
" Wm. Hank,
?' G. G. Brookf
Rev. Joseph Plotner,
p " James Sanks,
" Daniel ^lawman,
" Wm. Week,
dj" Manufactured, and for sale, wholesale and re
WILLIAM a EVANS, Alexandria, Va.
And at the Fountain Book Store, east of tho Rail
road, Washington City.
Price 25,cents per box. A liberal deduction'made
in favor of those who buy tc eell again.
Alexandria, Va., January 13, 1847.
JOHN CONNELLY, Cabinet Maker and Un
dertaker, 7 th street, between H and I.
Georor Collard, Dealer in Lumber, Coal,
Wood, Lime, Sand and Cement, corner of 6th
street and Missouri avenue.
Ferdinand F. Stuck. GROCER, PennsvK
vania avenue, north side, between First and Se
cond streets, a few doors east ol the Fountain Build
ings, lias always on hand a complete variety of family
groceries, wliidi he ofl'ers on the most accommodating
terms. dec 2?ly*
T)arscoE & Clarke, Dealers in Cloths, Cas
JL) simeres, Vestings, &tc., Pennsylvania Avenue, n
few doors west of Br. wn'i Hotel.
CIHARLES PASCOE. Boot and Shoe Manufac
- turer, West side 7th street, between D and
F?, nearly opposite tkje Odd Fellows' Hall.
T\ McClei.lawd , Engraver. Pennsylva
I /, nia Avenue, ea ot of Third street^ Washingtoi
city, dec 1?6rn
AGr.ADMos, House Carpenter and Joiner
JShop, corner of 9th and"M streets, Washing
ton. Where, at all tim es, Sash, Blinds, Doers, kc.
can be had. All manner of wi>rk in his line will bi
exijcuted at the shortest notice.
WASHINGTON AND ALEXANDRIA
Passage Five Cents?Freight, at Reduced rates
_ The departure of the steamer JO
SmSESBBtSEPH JOHNSOW, will be, nigl
a* practicable, at the following b ours, until furthe
Leave Alexandria at 7J, 10, 12], and 4j o'clock
Leave Washington at 8$, 11, I j, 3?. and 5;
o'clock. WM. H. NOW ELL, Captain.
^ april 30?dtf
THE UNDERSIGNED having examined a wt
of Cuchran'a Mapa of Sacrad Geography,
submitted to their inspection by Mr. Wo. Robert
Munroe, take pleaaufo in certifying that, in their
judgment, they cannot fail to be greatly uaeful to
Sabbath Schools, and highly interesting aa well as
useful in families. They would therefore highly
recommend them to the favorable notice of all Sab
bath Schools and others.
Alexandria, July 28th, 1846.
S?V?Blake j Pasters M. E. Church.
John McCormick, Supt. M. E. S. School.
Elias Harrison, Pastor 1st Pres. Church.
James McKenzie, Supt. " S. School.
John S llqgse, Pastor Jtf. P. Church. -
Thomas JtfcCormick, Supt. " S. School.
Jtf. S. Eliason, Principal Female Boarding
N. J. B. -Morgan, Pastor, Foundry Congrega
J. W. French, Rector Prot. E. Church.
Geo. W. Samson, Pastor E street Baptist
Septimus Tustin, Chaplain U. S Senate.
Wm. H.^filburn, Chaplain house Reps.
Almira H. Lincoln Phelps, Principle ofPatapsco
W. B. Edwards, Preacher in charge Charles st.
Jtf. E. Church, Baltimore, ^fd.
W. Robert Monroe has submitted to our inspec
tion a Sft of Cochran's Maps of Sacred Geography,
and we have determined to use them in theia Insti
CALEB 8. HALLOW ELL & BRO.
Alexandria Boarding School. 7th month 28th, '46.
W. R. MONROE, 96, Fayette st. Baltim>re,
is the principal agent south of N. Y.
march 13?;ff -
BROWI% & HYATT,"
DEALERS in Fancy and Staple Dry Goods
Bi>ots and Shoes, (wholesale and -retail.) ?
Pennsylvania Avenue; between 8th and 9th streets,
Washington. A good assortment of ladies and
children's shoes, very cheap.
ERAN.CI9 Y. Naylor, Copper, Tin, Sheet
Iron and Stove Manufacturer. Roofing, Gut
tering, Spouting, tic. South side Pennsylvania ave
nue, near Third street, Washington, D. C.
Earthenware, China, and Glass. T. Pur
sei.L, importer and dealer in K. Ware, China
and Glass, wholesale and retail, at his store, opposite
Brown's Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue Washington
NATIONAL. PUBLISHING COMPANY.
DAILY LIST OF NEW WORKS.
The National Pluuibeotype Portrait
Containing thirty Original Portraits of distinguished
Americans; Plumbeotyped from life.
Nkuropatht, or the true principles of the art ot
Healing the Sick. By F. Hollick, M. D. 25 cts.
Outlines op Anatomt and Physiology, for
popular use. Illustrated l>y a new dissected plate of
the Human Organization. By F. Hollick, M. D
Price $1.25 ct?. 1
The Wandering Christian, or, Lost and Found;
a romance of the Western Continent.
"nUTTER, CHEESE, Ac.?The subscriber
jJ has received a full supply of the xery best
family groceries of every description in his line,
which he otters on as reasonable terms as they can
be bought in the city?such as
Java, Rio Laguyra and St. Domingo coffee
Gunpowder, Imperial, Old Hyson, Young
Hyson, and Black Teas
Loafr Crushed, White, Havana, and Brown
Molasses, ground and bnground Spices
Salad oils in flaskes and bottles
t Butter, Cheese, Flour, &c. &. .
12000 Cigars of different kinds.
E. W. SMALL WOOD,
Richard Vansant, Merchant Tailor, and
Gentlemen's Furnishing Store, Pennsylvania
Avenue, between 14 and l'5th streets, and adjoining
BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD
WASHINGTON BRANCH.?On and after
Monday, the 12th instant, until further notice, an
Extra Train of Cars will leave this Depot for Balti
more, at 12$ o'clock, P. M. daily, except Sundays.
The regular Trains will continue as heretofore,
viz: at 6, A. M. and 5$, P. M.
By order : T. H. PARSONS,
april 14-dt Agent.
171R ESI I FRUITS, PRESERVES, &c.
J 60 boxes (halves and quarters) Rasins
6 drums Turjcey do
200 lbs Currants and Citron
60 drums Figs
2 cases Prunes, in jai's and fanry boxes
25 barrels Cranberries, (Eastern)
Almonds, Filberts, Pea Nuts, &c.
Preserved (linger, Peaches, Pine Ap es
Guava and other j Hies
Olives, Capers, Surdities
In addition to bis choice stock of Family Groce
ries. by ? ? - SYLNANUS HOLME8,
W ORTHIN GTON G.SNETHES
(Late Solicitor of the General Land Office,)
Attorney and Counsellor at LAW,
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Practices in the Supreme Court of the United
States, and in the courts of Maryland, Virginia, and
the District of Columbia, and
ACTS AS AGENT
for persons having buainess with Congress, the
War, Treasury. Navy, arj;l General Post Office De
partments, the General Land Office, Pension Office
Office of Indian Affairs, Patent Office, Ac. &c.
- Missouri Avenue, between 3d arid 4] streets,
BOARDING.?Mrs. Tilley, Missouri Avenue
two doors west of 4$ Street, is prepared to ac
commodote families or single gentlemen?and day
A REAMS PRIT1NG PAPER foi
t:? sale, 24 by 38. Orders can be fur
nished for any size, by giving a few days notice
O. M. LINTHICUM,
______ Georgetown, D. C.
h. Van Pattkn, m. d., Dentist, perfprms
J% forms all operations upon the teeth, gums and
mouth, with the greatest care and skill. Office neat
Brown's Hotel, and next door to Todd's liat store. ^
POEM8 OF AMELIA, ice. A few copies ol
this truly beautiful collection of Poems may
be found for sale at the Fountain Book Store, neat
the Railroad Depot where a general assortment ol
Miscellaneous and 8choo| Books are kept con'
stantly for sale. Citizens and all persons who maj
be visiting the. city are requested to call at the
Fountain Book Store,
TM. M1LBURN desires to iafori|
, friends and the public generally, that he/ .
moved his Furniture Store to the RjMT SIDE OF
SEVENTH H.TREET, immediately opposite to
Messrs. Gales & Seaton's Printing Office, where ha
n 5?^' SUC^ M ?"^e'K)*re'a) bureaus, Solas, Feather
Beds, Bedsteads, Mattrasses, hair and shuck, as well
as nearly every important article in this line. He has
? ,1*nd at this time a considerable lot of FEATHEH
BEDS and about sixty STOVES, and being deter
mined to sell goods low for cash or negotiable paper,
he teels assured that persons who need goods of the
kind will find it to their interest to give nim a call be
fore they purchase elsewhere.
OTICE to Owners of Real Estate. The
?' *"l*cribers keep a Register in their General
gency Office, in which all,persons having Real Es
tate Ipr sale or rent, have the privilege, without charge,
of entering a description of their property,- free to the
inspection ol such as desire to purchase or rent,
only in the event of being employed as agent* in any
negotiation in relation thereto, will a commission be
charged. Non-residents as well as citizens m?y find
this a convenience, also, as a general Intelligence or
We have now for sale several houses and lota, and
a *Tact ?' in Fauquier county, Va.
Office on 14th street, opposite the E. corner of
JOHN H SMITH. .
"ITissK8 Holoiian, solicit the patronage of
JjJL their friends and the public generally, in the
MuRuery business, on Seventh street, between G and
H, where they are prepared to execute all orders in
the neatest manner and on the most reasonable terms.
Ctt ^ STEWART, GROCER, corner of
'? 'Twelfth and H sts., keeps constantly on hand
a complete stock .pf the best Groceries which the mar
ket allotds and s^Jls on the most reasonable terms. '
, He excludes all ardent and vinous spirits from
Philadelphia and Havana Segar, Tobacco
and Snuff Store, north side of Pennsylvania ave
nue, between 3d street and Railroad Depot, where
can always be found a fine assortment of imported and
domestic Segars, JVlorgan's and Thomas' and all other
ol the best Virginia brands of Tobacco. Demuth,
(garret's, foulard's and Woodward's fine Snuffs.?
1 hey can be sold w. olesale and retail at Philadelphia
prices, far cash.,
Edward Schml, Professor of Music, re
spectfully announces to the citizens of Washing
ton, that he still continues to give lessons upon the
riano and in \ ocal music. Orders may at any time
be left at Mr. Fischer's Music Store, or with Mr.
i Vs' at ,lis rasidence, 13th street, between H
anal. 1 erms moderate.
A CARD?The undersigned begs leave to ten
der his thanks to the citizens of this com
munity for the liberal patronage which they have
bestowed upon him during the past year, and very
respectfully informs them that he still continues
the Auction and Commission business at Concert
Hall, near Brown's hotel, where he will promptly
and with dispatch discharge all business in his
line, to the satisfaction of any and all persons who
may favor him with it.
lie would also inform those who are in arrears
with him to call and settle their accounts as soon
as possible, the Mectful, being at all times accepta
ble, and at this time peculiarly inavpensable.
Auction and Commission Merchant
Charles W. Heydon, dealer in tine Gold
and Silver WATCHES, Jewelry, Fancy Goods.
&c., between Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets, Penn
sylvania avenue, Washington city, D. C.
Fine Watches carefully repaired, 8uj,
Thomas B. Griffin keeps always on hand
a ?eneral assortment of ladies and gen
uemen's BOOTS AND SHOES of all kinds. Also,
miwes, boys, and children's boots and shoes, next door
to Messrs. Walter Harper &. Co.'s Dry Goods Store,
Pennsylvania avenue, between Ninth and Tenth sts.,
Washington city, D. C.
A JOYCE, Horse Shoeiqg..gtw< *'
il smithing Establishment, successor-to John
Daley, corner of 14 th and E streets, near Fuller's
Hotel.* Tliankful for the patronage he has receiv
ed from a liberal public, he solicits a continuance
of the same.
J Robinson 8uCo., Auctioneers and Com
llrlis1;,,ir0n Merchants, Louisiana Avenue, opposite
Hank of Washington Regular sale days (ophite
Centre market) Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
All sales ol Real Estate, Furniture and personal pro
perty attended to on the most reasonable terms.
A Green, Auction and Commission Mer
i chant, Concert Hall, over Todd's Hat store,
near Brown s Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue. A con
stant supply of Furniture on hand, wliich will be sold
low, and out door sales attended to, and prompt re
turns made Always ready to receive consignment*.
oa Sale. All kinds of Confectionary are
> J11^UlaiCture.d by Hl Barne") comer of 9th and I
streets, Northern Liberties, as cheap and as good as at.
any establishment in this city.
Those who wish to purchase at wholesale, will
find it greatly to their advantage to call and examine
lor themselves, as I am determined to sell- cheap for
CMh- H. BARNES.
V 17m. Mm, Venitian Hlind Maker, south
VV side Pennsylvania Avenue, between 9th and
h?!%r ? J ? Mzes and colors, furnished
to order. Old blinds retrimmed and painted.
CAPPING, LEECHING, AND BLEEDING. A large
supply of best Sweedish Leeches always on hand,
to be applied or lor sale by 3 ?
SAM'-L. "DEVAUGHN. 9th st
"Denjamin homans. Auctioneer and Comrais
l) sion merchant, between 10th and 11th streets
fronting Pennsylvania Avenue. Sales of Real Estate'
Furniture new and second hand, daily re
ceived. !? or sale on reasonable terms by
between 10 and 11th streets
y added to his facilities for manufacturing parts of
batches that may be required, by instruments for that
purpose ; and having obtained a knowledge of Watch
| Repairing, by practice in Boston, New York, Phila
delphia, and elsewhere, will be able to attend to what
eVnZnyn^? n ? thi? dePartment of mechanics.
? (ll?"or"etcr> DuPIex> Lever, Lepine, and Repeat
ii^ Watches, accurately repaired; also, ConE^n
Watches and Mantle and Eight-daL Clocks miTin
order, north side of Pennsylvania avenue, between
Fourand-a^fapd Sixth streets, on the'comer of
the alley east of Coleman's Hotel, sign of the Watch
with Guard-Key and Chain, and Models representing
a sclf reSi?tering Meteorological OlS
servatory. dec 25?Iff
|A H. THROOP, Engraver in generaJ
' H.Vj o } Avenuc> ne*t door to Homan'ai
Auction Rooms, between 10th and 11th sts.
n FIxNCH. ? House Painting, Glazing, and4
I n/n Itn,tat,ons of Marbles, Wood, and all kinds
ofOrnamental Painting done. Also, Chair Paint
| Z.h D """??r?t,
N. B?Rush seats put in old chairs. ^
MEMOIRS OF GEN. TAYLOR. '
TO THE PUBLIC.
In press and will speedily be published at thp IV?
??<?"?*? K, w
al octavo, 100 pages, with a neat cover,
to'PcriLUi C,enU Pef c?py- To the trade and
to Clubs, a discount of $3 per cent, will be mad?
* nejnUm ,of 00.Pie8 o^ered exceeds fifty.
Orders, post-paid, respectfully solicited.
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