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Subject to the decision of the Whig National
Disgraceful Mission of Atocha !!!
Rumor of cessation of Hostilities!
Scott's plan of Campaign.
.Fbed?BIck8bvh?, May IT, 1847.
12 o'clock, M.
The 9teamship James L. Day arrived at New
Orleans on the morning of Monday last, the
10th inst., from Vera Cruz whence she sailed
on the 5th inst. The Picayune and Delta re
ceived their regular files of Vera Cruz and Ja
lapa papers and their regular correspondence
from the seat of war.
An express had reached Vera Cruz a few
moments before the departure of the James L.
Day with information that a deputation had
come from the City of Mexico to Jalnpa with a
request that General Scott should proceed at
once to the Capital to take it under his protec
tion and save it from the horrors of civil war.
The Picayune's correspondence does not con
firm the statement. It was made verbally to
some of the passengers of the Day.
The Americans were calculating that there
would be no more fighting, but the Picayune
scouts the idea a9 fallacious.
The mission of Atocha has excited the most
intense feeling in Mexico against the United
States. It is believed that this official pimp,
this treasonable pander, this perfidious mis
creant, this concentration of baseness?so the
Mexican press call him?was sent by the
American President to insult the Mexicans, to
heap upon them mockery and scorn. This
act of the United States has deepened the feel*
ing of dislike against us into one of the most
malignant hatred.
Guerilla parties were prowling about the
mountains, but as yet they had not met with
any success in their operations. They were
not regarded with any fear by our men.
Santa Ana was near Orizaba, with a rem
nant of his host, about 3,000. It was rumored
that he 'had gone to Oajaca to recruit his
ranks. Mr. Kendall, of the Picayune, thinks
he will dash at our wagon trains in our rear,
and harass us in that way to gain favor again.
The general order of the 30th of April at
Jalapa was construed by some to mean that
Gen. Scott intended to cut himself off from V.
Cruz, upon the arrival of the wagon train that
was to leave Vera Cruz on the 6th inst., rely
upon the country for his supplies, &c., push
on to Mexico city. Mr. Kendall in his letter of
the fourth, doubts this construction and says,
that if it be the General's plan to do so, he will
be hindered from speedily adopting it because
of the determination of the twelve month vol
unteers, whose time is now nearly out, not to
re-enlist again. This was the universal feeling
among these volunteers.
Gen. Worth was gathering in supplies with
great rapidity, and had all the bakeries in Pe
rote at work.
Gen. Pillow came passenger in the Day, and
Lt. Col. Anderson of the 1st Tenn. Regiment.
Gen. Pillow's wound was doing well.
?en. Shield's wound was better at last ad
vices. It was believed he would recover.
The rumors by the Day speak of the contin
ued determination of the Mexican rulers to
"war to the knife," never to make peace with
us,?and the report of the proposed surrender
of Mexico is therefore very doubtful. The rob
beries of the industrious classes by the Mexican
Army and its officers were more fierce than
? All healthy at Vera Cruz.
In connection with this intelligence from
Jalapa, we take occasion to say, that General
Scott's orders, were originally to halt at Jala
pa until such time as Gen. Taylor could be so
far advanced on his route as to make a simul
taneous descent on the capital with Gen. Scott,
and those orders have never been changed.
Death of Senator Speight. The Hon. Jesse
Speight, late United States Senator from Mis
sissippi, died at his residence in Lowndes co.,
in that State, on the 1st inst. aged about fifty
Singular Proceeding.?In the Legislature of
Michigan, at its recent session, a petition was
presented from C. S. Dunbar and others, of N.
Buffalo, asking for the passage of a law per
mitting each of the petitioners "to marry many
wives." The petition was referred to the com
mittee on Internal Improvement t That is odd
ARMY JTBW8, 4re.
JYurder* near Vara On*-Condition the
Rio Grande?TVoojm at Matamoro?Jme
ricant driven from Tbbaeeo-MHUary prr^
?>[ ration* at Hatana~Fort{firatum of fenla
de Cordova 32 mile* from Mexico?Thing*
at JVetr OrUan*.
Our advices from Vera Cru* are to the mor
ning of the 29th of April. No direct intelli
gence had been received from the Army of In
vasion for the two previous days. Three Ame
rican soldiers had heen shot about six miles ou,
of Vera Cruz on the Jalapa road. They were
lying in the bushes with their throats cut. The
road was deemed unsafe unless passed by a
strong escort. Vera Cruz continued healthy.
No case ofvomito had yet appeared. The Bri
tish steamship Dee arrived on the 23d from
Wa have advices from Matamoros up to the
28th of April. They had nothing from Mon
terey since the 14th ult. The Rio Grande was
in a wretched condition for navigation. All
the old channels had been filled by the recent
Hood, and the sand bars changed. Several
boats were aground above Reynard, and there
was a serious obstacle to the forwarding ul
supplies. At Matamoros were the following
troops?1 Regiment U. S. infantry, Col. Da
venport commandant of the Post?2 Regi
ments U. S. Art. at Fort Brown?9 Cos. 1 Re
giment Massachusetts Infantry, Major Abbott
commanding in garrison?1 Co. Tenn. Calv.
Lt. Adams in command of Cos. Sireet?1 Co.
I Reg. Mass. Infa. Capt. Nichols command of
Fort Paredes. Capt. Webster of Mass. Inf.
had been ill but was well again.
Advices from Campeachy up to the 23d of
April have reached us. Nothing very impor
tant in them. No mention is made of the re
turn of Joseph Robira, who was recently here
on a mission of peace and neutrality for \ u
catan. An American who had resided several
years in Tobasco, has reached New Orleans
by the vessel which bring this news. He says
that all the Americans were forced to leave
Tobasco on pain of death in one hour after the
useless bombardment of the town by Com.
Perry, that the cannon which we had spiked
were unspiked and planted on a hill overlook
ing the bend below the town to receive us
should we attempt its attack again.
We are in possession of Havana intelligence
j up to the 29ih of April. The biith day of the
Queen Mother was celebrated on the 28th
with great rejoicings. The Habaneros had
given a gold medal to Alexander the Magician
?who was to give a performance on Sunday,
the 2nd instant, for the benefit of a new church
being built in Havana. Two French vessels
were in the harbor. A very great stir was ma
nifested in the Cuban army. The Cabana, the
Moro, and other forts were arming with heavy
artillery, and they exercising their guns? but
what for was not known.
Our papers from New Orleans are Sunday
morning, the 8th instant. They tell us that
Venta de Gordova, which was being fortified,
is on the main road from Vera Cruz to Mexi
co, and 32 miles from the latter city. They
also inform us that the capital was being forti
fied at last dates from that city. Gen. Mejia's
son is one of prisonersof Cerro Gordo, and has
arrived in New Orleans. He had been admit
milted to his parole and was residing with his
mother in that city. His father was an oppo
nent of Santa Ana. Two companies of the 16th
Kegiment of Infantry from Kentucky arrived
in New Orleans on the 8th instant, consisting
of 197 men, under the command of Captains
Graves and Garrard. The Kentucky Legion
was to be disbanded yesterday the l(jth inst.
The Quarter Master intended to rent the Briga
man Race Course on the Opposite side of the
river at New Orleans for a camping ground for
the discharged volunteers. Capt. Duperu's
company of Louisiana Infantry was to sail for
Brazos on Thursday last. Sergeant Maxey,
of Capt. Gathy's, Kentucky volunteers was
I killed by the accidental discharge of his pistol
on the 3d instant in New Orleans. The steam
ship New Orleans was purchased by Govern
ment on the 7th instant for $125,000.
ty3~Yankee Doodle contains a fair and laugh
able hit at the war, last week?being a full
view of the Mexican Eagle, "before and al'trr
the war." The national bird, as he appeared
bpfore the war, is a very respectable, well-to do
fowl, in fine feather?but the portrait of the
same bird " after the war" present as melan.
choly a specimen of skeleton leanness as Mrs.
General Gaines could desire to illustrate the
" horrors of war. " It is a most ludicrous
picture, yet conveying a deep moral lesson.?
The rest of the illustrations and the letter-press
of the present number are unusually rich and
sparkling. It can be had at Adams.
Troops.?The J. M. White, says the Saint
Louis Republican of the 7th inst., left W ed
nesday for New Orleans. She was to stop at
Jefferson Barracks, to take on board Captain
King's company of soldiers, destined for Mexi
co. Another company will be ready to leave
on Saturday. _
Magnetic Telegraph from Boston to Portland.
The putting up of the wires, from the office
No. 32 Exchange street, to South Berwick,
was completed on the 11th inst. It is expect,
ed that the line will be completed from Port
land, Me., to Boston by the 1st of June.
Progress of the Jge. A youne lady was ex
amining some stockings at a store in Worces
ter the other day, when, putting her hand into
one of them to see the quality, the clerk re
marked, 'that is a very fine hoe, ma'am.
Cabinet consultations?Force of U. S. Marines
ordered to Tekuantepic?Extorar Session prnba
hie?Reason* therefor?Chauqc in the charac
ter of the war?Sequestration of Church pro
perty ? Aeasons therefor?Political considera
tions for keeping up the tear?General Taylor
to be kept in the field if possible.
The consultations of the President and his
Cabinet since the battle of Cerro Gordo have
been upon matters deeply affecting the present
and future interests of our country.
It has been decided among others things to
send a large force of U. S. Marines under the
command of Gen. Henderson to accompany
the party of Engineers ordered to explore
the Isthumus of Tehuantepec. This force
when all are assembled at the mouth of the
Huasarualco river will not number less than
2000 men. It is this expedition which was
shadowed forth in the recent accounts from
Commodore Perry. All the marines on shore
have been ordered to the Home Squadron in
the Gulf forthwith, where the organization
will take place. Thia force is large enough to en
sure perfect safety to the exploring party, for
the enemy were he disposed,cannotoffer any se
rious lesistance in the section of country pro
posed to be explored, owing to the want ol
m?n, and there is no apprehension of any
great trouble from the population itself a9 it is
very ?par?e and composed chiefly of Indians.
The question of calling an Extra Session has
been debated with a good deal of acerbity by
the President and his Cabinet, and is not yet
decided. Things may take such a turn in the
further progress of the war as to make it abso
lutely necessary to issue the proclamation for
an Extra Session. It in the apprehension of
such a state of thinga that prompta the Presi
dent and one or two of hi* Cabinet to take time
by the forelock, but there is a difference of opin
ion among the rest of his council. The Presi
dent sees very clearly that the next Congresa
will be against him, if the elections take place at
their appointed time, and hence he is disposed
to precipitate the elections with a hope ol car*
rying the House. But apart from this consid
eration there is another which weighs like an
incubus upon the Administration, and, that is,
the impossibility of making a peace with the
enemy. The whole Administration ia convinced
of this fact, but while the Preeident would
seek to make the next Congreu the acape-goat I
of the further proaecution of the war, and
would call Congreas together for that principal
purpose, the Cabinet think that it will be time
enough to carry into effect this policy next
December, and hence oppoae an Extra Ses
Orders have been sent to General Scott and
to General Taylor to chaugethe whole charac
ter of the war, if the Mexicans shall persist in
refusing to make peace. They are to seques
trate the Cbur:h property of Mexico and to
wage the war upon all classes without distinc
tion. They are to destroy all public property,
which, by being recaptured or abandoned,may
be used against us again. In fine, the war is
to be one of conquest of territory, not of peace.
The considerations which have led to the adop
tion of this policy by the Administration arise
out of the condition of things. It has been
forced upo? the Administration by the obstina
cy of the enemy. It is argued, and with no
small degree of plausibility, that the war must
be made popular at home, which can only be
done by making it a war of conquest of territo
ry and the treasures of the enemy. Peace is
denied by the Mexicans on any conditions to
which we can submit,and it follows as a mat.
ter of course that we must conquer, occupy,
and make the enemy pay the cost by seizing
upon all private and corporate property, in
eluding the property of the Church, whicfi is
valued at 150,000,000 of dollars.
But independently of the action of the ene
my in lorcing us to change the character of the
war, there are political considerations at home
in favor of keeping up the war until after the
next Presidential contest. The party in power
do not intend to surrender the administration of
the Government without a terrible struggle. It
is now the disbursement of fifty millions a
year, which makes the administration so de
sirable to politicians. As a prominent mem
ber of the administration said a day or two
ago?if the party in power are turned out, it
will not be for the want of trying 'to keep in.
Hence, it is desired to keep up the war till af
ter 1848, so as to seize upon every turn in
public opinion which may benefit the Admin
istration. Besides, war itself is a powerlul
disturbing force, and the Administration hopes
to avail itself of it as an element of success in
its own aspirations. At all events, the dis
bursement of a war budget is a mighty engine
of corruption, and the party in power desire
to have the advantage of it in the ensuing con
test. In addition to these considerations, the
appearance of General Taylor in the Presiden
tial field, called thither against his will by a
grateful and admiring People, has created a
terror in the ranks of the Administration which
almost drives them to madness. To do some
thing by which the People can be turned from
him, is the grand object of the party in power,
and as it is believed that the keeping of him in
the field will have that tendency, if not abso
lute effect?(vain notion)?the President and
his Cabinet would gladly see the war continu
ed. So that, even if the Mexicans sue for
peace, there is a disposition to make the de
mands so high as to repel their advances in
order to keep up the war.
03- 'Paddy, my jewel, why don't you have
your ears cropped ? they are entirely too large
lor a man.'
'And yours,' replied Pat, 'are too short for
an ass I'
Santa Ana's Dinner.?Kendall of tke New
Orleans Picayune bat the following rich atory
about that dinner which Santa Ana left un
eaten :
I informed you the other day that I had a ?tory to
tell of Sadta Ana and his travelling carriage. In hia
great haate to leave it be went off without taking any
?f his effecia?a small writing caae only was found
broken open, for be had no time to unlock it, from
which be bad evidently taken a f?-w papers of great
importance; but the majority of hia eff. els?his silver
plate, his papers, his money?all were there in good
condition. Two of our officers entered the coach,
and what did they find, after rummaging about, but
a most excellent dinaer, together with delicious wine,
and some highly flavored segars. To say that they
did uot ait themaelvea comfortably down on his rich
ly cushioned aeata, partake ef his sumptuous dinner,
wash it down with hia delicious wine, and finish it off
with his highly flavored segars, would be dep-uiiug
further from the truth than I care about doing just
now. The names of the officers were Capta. Wil
liams and McKinstry, and the dinner was a perfect
windfall after a hard morning's work, without eating,
and with slim prospects ahead for food. I forgot to
mention that they found a woman in his carriage !
Character or Gen. Taylor.?A friend of
Senator Simon Cameron, writing from Monterey,
says that General Taylor is as simple and unos
tentatious as a thild?plain as a pike-staff?homely
and unpretending?brave as Caesar, and as deter
mined and firm as adamant. He has strong good
sense; he is unornamental, but useful. His sense
is of the cast iron kind, not shining but solid, and
altogether practical. He is the least showy, unar
tificial General, or subaltern, that is or ever was
in the American army. He has a power and an
influence over men,whether individuals or armies,
that is irresistible. All around him have a con
sciousness of security and safety while he is with
them. It is this moral power, this magie of the
mind, which made his four thousand men superior
to twenty thousand well disciplined troops. And
it is this moral power?this magic of the mind,
which will lift him to the next Presidency on the
shoulders of millions of his grateful countrymen !
fch We are indebted to the New York cor
respondent of the JVashingtou Union for the
subjoined statement of receipts for the first 3
months of the years 1846 and 1747 respective
ly :
184G. 1847
Customs, $7,360,000 $0,300,000
Lands, ' 437,225 240,000
Miscellaneous 11,645 17,000
$7,808,870 $6,557,000
Showing a decline of $1,251,870 under the
'free trade' tatiffof 1846, which we were told
would increase the revenue ! Remember this
is from the Washington Union, the organ of
Mr. Polk's administration, a paper that has
been prating and still is prating about the in
crease of the revenue under Mr. Walker's won
der-working tariff!
Last week Mr. Polk and his Cabinet held a
levee in honor Gen. Tom Thumb. National
We hope they do not have it in contempla
tion to appoint him to the chief management of
the Mexican war. Louisville Journal.
! They have abandoned that idea and they
now design to apply for a law to allow Mr.
Polk himself to take command of the armies in
Mexico in person!
CO- It is suggested that the President shall
employ the prisoners of war in digging a canal
across the Tehuantepec and that Mr. Dallas
be sent out as the Lieutenant General of this
great force and Mr. Ritchie as second in com
mand. This important work, it is thought,
could not be entrusted to abler hat)ds !
Troops from Delaware.?The company of
infantry from Delaware, under Capt. Chaytor,
arrived at Baltimore on Thursday night last in
the Philadelphia boat. They are now quarj
tered at Fort McHenry, and will embark for
the seat of war as soon as possible.
QtJ-The Church properly of Mexico is esti
mated by Gomez Farias at 160 millions of dol
lars. This is a snug little sum for Mr. Walker
to revel in. We now see what Sam Houston's
"revelling in the Halls of the Montezumas"
originally meant. By the by, it is said, that
Mr. Trist carried out the order to Gen. Scott to
seize upon this property, if the Mexicans re
fused to come to terms.
Marble Corps.?Orders were received at
Philadelphia on Friday, for six companies of
United States marines, numbering about six
hundred men, under command of Major L.
Twiggs, to repair immediately to join the army
in Mexico. Eight additional companies, under
command ol Lieut Col. Watson, have received
preparatory orders, and will shortly follow the
first battalion. Upon their arrival at Vera
Cruz they will be joined by all the disposable
force ot the marine corps now attached to the
Gulf Squadron, and the whole amounting to
about 1700 men, will he formed into two regi
ments, the first under command of Lieut. Col.
Watson, and the second of Major Twiggs, the
whole comprising the Brigade of the veteran
Brig. Gen. Henderson of the marine corps.
May 17, 1727.?Expired at St. Peters
burg, Catherine I?a inoRt extraordinary
On the same day, 1829, John Jay, LL. D.
second Preaident of the American Bible
Society, died in Westchester county, New
May 18, 979.?King Edward of Kngland
was murdered, by order of his step-mother,
Queen Elfrida. He was surnamed the
4t Martyr."
May 19, 1536.? Anne Bnleyn, Queen of
Henry VIII, was beheaded at the Tower of
The same day, 1780.?The dark day in
New England, when lamps were lighted at
noon, and many people were excessively
(0* The New York Herald's Washing
ton Correspondent Galriensen, very justly
lashes the Union for abusing the Mexicans
as "imbecile" "cowards," &c., &c. It >s
ever a proof of imbecility and cowardice
to hear a man charge ihese weaknesses on his
From the Louisville Journal of 9th inst.
All the Locofoco papers are shouting the
praises of General Scott, the victor of Vera
Cruz and Cerro Gordo. Well, if Scott is the
great and glorious commander they now repre
sent him, whst sort ol policy whs it on ?*e
part of the Administration to keep hun shut
up at Washington ciiy, like a csged eagle, tor
nearly a year alter the commencement ol tne
war, an exile lrora his country's battle-fields,
merely because he had thoughtlessly written a
letter to the Secretary of War, complaining ol
'attacks from high quarters V
Mr. Polk should now, by all means, send his
friend Santa Ana a new wooden leg to rep ace
the one lost at Cerro Gordo. W e hope that
the artist employed for the purpose, will turn
out just such a piece of work as the celebrated
cork leg of tl.e Rotterdam merchant, which,
when once set to going could never be stop
ped. Let such a leg as that be buckled to San
ta Ana's body, and then let him be started in
the direction of Gen. Scott or Old Rough and
Gen.Cushing, the last appointee of Mr. P0^*
has made himself ridiculous at Matamoros by
a prohibition of dancing. The general imprea
sion in the army is than Gen. Cashing is a lit
tle softer than Gen. Pillow.
The LocofoCo Washington correspondent ol
the Philadelphia Ledger praises Cave John
son as 'the watch-dog of the Treasury ' Is it
necessary to have such a very great dog to
guard the treasury 1
It is impossible for any man to read the
Washington Uuion's account of the late ?lec"
tion in Virginia without being reminded ol
Santa Ana's report of the battle ol Buena Vis
Mr. Polk will now be as hostile to General
Scott as to General Taylor. Both of them have
whipped his friend Timber-toes.
Old Rough and Ready has proved himself a
first rate Taylor. He always gives his Mexican
CCJ- It is the first duty of every American
citizen, says Wendell Phillips, to devote him
self to the destruction of the Union and of that
Constitution which has already shipwrecked
the experiment of civil liberty here. And the
next is, for this fool to jump into the North
River with a pair of 100 pound shot fixed to
his heels!
Ocj- If it be of any interest to our readers, we
can tell them that Lord Cathcart, late Govern
or of Canada, has gone to England!
OCJ- Hear what a Democrat can write about
old Zach to the Richmond Republican from
Little Tennessee.
And in conclusion, Mr. Editor, permit me to send
you one yell, as the precursor of that tremendous
avalanche which will pour down from your native
mountains in 1848?Huzza for Old Zsch, the Here
of Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palnia, Monterey, and
Buena Vista?he who sent terror to the hearts of tht
wire-workers about the Capital, and almost caused
the Washington hero of the Mexican war (Marcy)
to fall through the seat of those famous "breeches."
Santa Ana's Cocks. We take the following
story from one of Kendall's admirable letters
irom the seat of war. We are sure our readers
will relish it:
A party of dragoon officers, some two or
three weeks since, also had their own fun near
Santa Ana's estate of Mango de Clavo. While
hunting about the premises they stumbled up
on the building where he kept his fighting
chickens. Those well informed upon the sub
ject tell me there was a great deal of cock
fighting in that immediate section for a day or
two, and that one particular fight created great
excitement. A fierce looking rooster which
they dubbed General Taylor?not so large as
some, but with game sticking out all over him
was pitted against a long gangling chicken
that they gave his owner's name to?a heavy
but clumsy bird, with but little fight in him.
Well, Gen. Taylor and Santa Ana, as repre
sented by the chickens of the latter, were set
upon one another, and after a few heavy hits
from the former, the latter 'vamosed' out of the
fight as last as his two legs would carry him,
leaving general Taylor's representative upon
the ground crowing right lustily. Such are
some of the accidents that have befallen the
'Hero ofTampico.'
"VTOTICE.?I hereby forewarn all persons from
j\| crediting my wife Eleanor Henderson, on my
account, as I am determined to be responsible for no
future debts incurred by her.
may 17? 3t* JOHN HENDERSON.
Fauquier White Sulphur Springs.
M THIS establishment, so favorably known for
BhM the curative qualities of its water and the ele
gance and comfort of its accommodation, will be
opened for the reception of visiters on the 1st June.
It is situated 50 miles from Alexandria, 35 miles
from Fredericksburg, and 20 miles east of the Blue
R dge, in one of the most healthy and delightful cli
mates of Virginia. The direction and management
will be the same as heretofore, and the same atten
tion paid to the accommodation and comfort of their
guests. We have an abundant supply of ice.
The season, commencing the 1st of June, will end
the 1st of October, embracing 4 months.
Lovers of music will find the band unsurpassed.
Board : $10 per week, $9 per week for 2 weeks,
$30 per month, $80 for the season.
For more than one day $1 50 per day, 50 cents
for a single meal, 25 cents for lodging, children un
der 12 years of age, and servants, half price; horses
AO cents per day, per week $2 50, per month $8.
Tri-weekly stages will run from Washington un
til 1st of July, after that time daily.
There will be a line of stages from Fredericksburg
after the 1st of July, previous to which conveyances
will be furnished on accommodating terms,
may 17?tf DAN'L WARD.
rPHREE stories of the Fountain Buildings, corner
_L of 8?cond street and Pennsylvania avenue. En
quire at the Fountain Bookstoie.
may 4-tf U. WARD.
ILLIAM SPEARING, having commenced
business in the above line, immediately in
front of Colemsn's Hotel, respectfully informa the
citizens of Washington and its vicinity, that be man
noctures Looking Glass and Picture Frames, Plain
and Ornamental Cornices, as well as eveiy other
kind of work in his line of business. William 8pear
ing's charges for all work done at his establishment
will be qnite reasonable: he respectfully solicits a
share of the public patronage.
N. B. Old Frames regilt. may 14 tf
mHE SUBSCRIBER has just received
J_ 10 packages Fresh Butter
10 " Choice Cheese
A lot ol Maple Sugar in small cakes.
may 1?3t S. HOLMES, Seventh St.
Mr. H. has made arrangements to be supplied with
the same kind of Butter as long as the market will
warrant it.
Admittance free?next door to U. 8. Hotel.
Pictures taken in any kind of weather, clear,
cloudy, or rainy, from 9 o'clock, a. m. till 6 o'clock
p m. Washington, 1847.
april 14?tf
TC. FARQUHAR & CO., call the alien
, tion of the citizens and public generally, to
New Drug and Chemical Store,
corner of 16th street and New York Avenue, where
can be found all articles in their line fresh and genu
ine. april 37-3t
T S. BECK would take thia method of notifying
I J. hia friends and public generally that he has re
moved his house Furnithing Store from Pennsyl
vania avenue to E street north opposite Rev. O. B.
Brown's, one square west of the General Poet Office.
Having a larger house and a lower rent I can and
will sell any and all kinds of House-Furnishing
Goods cheaper than at any time heretofore. I will
try to prove this to any one in want of goods that
will give me a call.
N. B. Rooms for rent, furnished or unfurnished,
april 3 l-3m
jce 100 Icq*
DE VAUGHAN'S supply of pure fresh i?ond
Ice of Boston has arrived, and he is ready to
supply the public at any hour until 10 o'clock at
night. Any person wishing it can be accommo
dated at his residence, on 9th street, a few doors
north of D. Clagett's dry good store.
april 33?3teod
One hundred per cent, cheaper than the
LIKENESSES taken in the best style inferior to
none, either singly or in groups at the very re
duced price of $1 60 ! 11 each. Specimena may
be seen at the rooms over the Furnishing 8tore of
L. 3. Beck, E street near the General Post Office.
Remember the price $1 60. Groups in proportion,
april 3l-3m
Segars and Tobacco, of superior quality, con
stantly for sale by
april 37-6t T. C. FARQUHAR 6c CO.
MISS ANNA M. BECK would respectfully in*
form the Ladies of Washington that ahe is now
prepired with her Spring 8tock to execute all orders
in Millinery or Mantua Making with neatness and
despatch. Residence E street, opposite Rev. O. B.
Brown's. april 21-3m
~n Carver and Gilder,
JL enn. Avenue, between 11th and 13th sts, North
side. Makes to order all kinds of Plain and Orna
mental Gilded Frames, Cornices, Curtains, Rods,
See. Old Frrtnes regilt, and Looking Glass Plate*
inserted. Terms moderate.
april 19?tf
THOMAS C. WILSON, Auctioneer <fc
Commission Merchant, fronting on 9th and the
west end of Centre Market, between Louisiana At !
enue and C street. Regular sale days every market
day. Just received a fresh supply of Flower and
Garden Seeds from Weathersfield.
april 14?tf
LPARMELE, firm of Dodge and Parmele,
i Surgical, Operative, and Mechanical DEN
TIST, may be seen professionally from 9 a. m. to 6
p. m., at his office, where he has been located for the
last three years. Office and Residence, Penn.
avenue, between 9th and 10th sts.
april 14-4 m
Passage Five Cents?Freight at Reduced rates:
fl *>!3L . The departure of the steamer JO*
SSeSSBSCsEPH JOHNSON, will be, as nigh
as practicable, at the following hours, until further
notice, viz:
Leave Alexandria at 7J, 10, 12}, and 4} o'clock.
Leave Washington at 8?, 11, 1$, 3J, and 6|
o'clock. WM. H. NO WELL, Captain,
april 20?dtf
fllHIS interesting and popular Temperance and
JL Family newspaper, edited by Rev. J. Ta
Ward, & Co., is now in its second volume, and has
an extensive and increasing circulation throughout
the United States. It is publiahed every Saturday
morning, and may be obtained at the Fochtaik
Book Store, near the Rail Road Depot.
Terms: One copy, one year, $ 1; six copies,
one year, $5; fifteen copies, one year, $10. Sub
scriptions for six months at the same rate. By the
month, 124 cents. All payments required in ad
To subscribers in Washington the Fountain it
delivered by a carrier.
Subscribers in Georgetown obtain their papers
at the store of Mr. J. 1. Bangs, en Bridge street ;
and those in Alexandria, at the store of Mr. Joba
Howell, on King street.
(33s A limited number of advertisements will be
received on reasonable terms.
may 4?3m
BUTTER, CHEESE, Ac.?The subscriber
has received a full supply of the very best
family groceries of every description in bis line,
which he oilers 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
Loaf, Crushed, White, Havana, and Brown
Molarces, ground and unground Spices
Salad oils in flaskes and bottles
Butter, Cheese, Flour, Ac. Sc.
12000 Cigars of different kinds.

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