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The Commander of our Naval forces in the
Gulf is hereby directed not to obstruct the pas
aage of Gen. Antonia Lopez de Santa Anna
and suite to Mexico should he desire 10 return
thither. JAMES K. POLK.
May 15,1846.
Polk's admission of having granted lite pass,
"When orders were issued to the Comman
?r of our Naval forces in the Gull', on the 15th
y of May last, ouly two days after the exis
tence of the war had been recognized by Con
gress, to place the coa9t ot Mexico under
blockade, he was directed not to obstruct the pas
3t of Santa Anna to Mexico should he return.
'oik's Annual Message to Congress, Dec. 7, '*6.
It remains to be seen whe?her his return may
not yet-prove favorable to a pacific adjustment
of existing difficulties.?Ibid.
What has been seen.
Battle of Mo ntbbet.?September 21, 22,
23, 1846.?three days hard fighting between
Gen. Zachary Taylor with three thousand men,
and Gen. Ampudia with twelve thousand
men, resulting in the capitulation of the City
?loss of the Americans in killed and wound
ed?Fine Hundred \
Battle of Buena Vista.?February 22d
23d, between Gen. Zachary Taylor with five
thousand volunteers, and Santu Anna com
manding a Mexican force of twenty thousand
men?resulting in the total overthrow of the '
enemy?loss of the Americans in killed and
wounded?Seven Hundred!
Fall of Vcba Cruz, and the Castle of Ui
loa, March 29th, 1847, alter several days bom
bardment of the town by Gen. Scott with four
teen thousand men?loss of the Americans in
killed and wounded?One Hundred!
Battle of Cbbbo Gokdo?April 17th and
18th, two days hard fighting, between Gen.
Scott with twelve thousand men, and Santa
JSnna commanding a picked Mexican force of\
twenty thousand, resulting in the overthrow of
the enemy?loss of the Americans in killed
and wounded?Two Hundred and Fifty.
1000 libs, of Epsom Salts?
For sale by CHAS. STOTT,
Drag St Apoth comer 7th & Pa av.
may 91 tf
WILLIAM SPEARING, having commenced!
business in ths shove line, immediately in
front of Coleman's Hotel, respectfully informs the J
citixens of Wsi-hingtonsnd its vicinity, that he man
ufactures Looking Glass and Picture Frames, Plain
and Ornamental Cornices, as well as every other
kind of work in his line of business. William Spear
ing's charges for all work done at his establishment
will be quite reasonable: he tespecifully solicits a j
shsre of the public patronage.
N. B. Old Frames regitu may 14 tf
rpHE SUBSCRIBER has just received
I 10 packages Fresh Butter
10 ' " Choice Cheese
A lot ot Maple Sugar In small cakes.
may 7?3t 8. HOLMES, Seventh 8t.
Mb. H. has made arrangements to be supplied with
the same kind of Butter as long as the market will
mmot it.
(Concert Hall.)
Assizes, a Romance of the Poor. This is 0,1 e
ol the moat thrilling and painfully interesting stories
ver published in America. Price 124 cU. Neuro
pathy, hy Dr. Hoilick. 25 cts.
Outlines of Anatomy for popular use, containing
an illustrative plate, allowing the whole human or.
ganization. By Dr. Hoilick. Price $1 25.
Plumbeotype PortraiU of Rev. OrvilleDewey, D.
D; Kev. H. B. Coskery ; Riijht Rev. Bishop White;
Rev. J. Breckenridge, D. D.; Col. W. W. Saaton,
Mayor of Washington ; Col. J. G. Davies, Mayor ol
Baltimore; W. C. Bourk, E*-Govcnior ol New
York; F. R. Shunk, Governor of Pennsylvania;
Lealie Coombs; Lieut. Col. W. H. Watson; Gen.
Tench Tilghman; Alderman John Binn*. of Phila
delphia; Professor J. J. Mapes. of New York; Sir
Richard Packenham, Briii-h Minister; Hon. Louif
Mcl.ane. Price25 cents each.
The Daily National Plumbeotype Portrait Gallery
containing correct likenesses of distinguished Amer
icans. 313 portraits are furniahed to subscribers lor
the low price of #15 per annum.
For the Permanent Removal of all such Dis
eases as take their rise in an Impure Blood,
Impaired Digestion, Morbiil state of
the Liver and Stomach, Weakness
of the Nervous System, and a
disordered Habit of
Constitution Gen
circulation, strengthening the syatein and
litating digestion, Dr. Wood's Sarsaparilla and
Wild Cherry Kilters will restore Ihe most confirm
ed invalid to health. Where either these effects
are necessary to the restora'tion, the " Bitters "
will be found to possess every quality desired.
They have been used already wilh the greatest
success, in many obstinate cases of impurity of the
blood, nervous irritation, Dyspepsia, low^ spirits,
Scrofula, palpitation of the heart, chronic Head
ache and Rheumatism. They are indeed a happy
combination of powerful, yet safe and salutary
vegetable remedies, of a sterling and unimpeach
able reputation. They have won their popularity
solely by their intrinsic merits, and that they have
been successful, numerous certificates in the
hands of the proprietor, and the greatly increasing
sales fully attest. Those desirous of an agreeable
yet efficient tonic or alternative medicine, need
seek no further, for in this preparation they will
find all that is desired. ?
Sold Wholesale and Retail by Wyatt & Kktck
aw 181 Fulton Sreet, N. Y. CHARLL.8 8TOTT
Washington, and by Druggists generally through
out the U. 8. Price $1. Large bottles
? triumphant success:
/CONSUMPTIVES, remember that it i3 Thom
1/ son's Compound Syrup of Tar and
Wood Naphtha, which is daily effecting such
remarkable cures in pulmonary consumption,
asthma, bronchitis, spitting blood, pain in the side
and breast, sore throat, hoarseness, palpitation of
the heart, whooping cough, croup, nervous tre
mors, hives, liver complaint, diseased kidneys,
kc. . .
Therefore beware of all spurious mixtures of
Tar or Naphtha, and purchase of the advertised
agents only.
Philahklphia, April 9, 1846
Last August a year, I caught a violent cold,
consequence of getting wet in a shower of ram.
A circumstance 30 common gave me no immediate
I concern, supposing that I should soon get rid of it.
On the contrary, however, 1 daily grew worse; a
violent cough set in, then pain in my breast and
between my shoulders. I now suffered great op
pression from the great secretion of purulent mat
ter in luy lungs. 1 became greatly alarmed ; and
my friends considered my situation extremely
critical, the more so as loss of appetite, hectic
fever, and night sweats rendered me as weak as
a child, and at night the sweat literally poured oil
me ! This was my condition vhen 1 commencccl
using " Thomson's Compound Syrup of Tar and
Wood Naphtha." I procured one bottle, and ex
perienced so much beneGt that I resolved to con
tinue it. It is now six mouths since I ceased using
the medicine, and the cure remains perfect. 1
firmly'believe this medicine is far superior to
everv other remedy for Consumption of the Lungs.
J. j; CHAMBERLAIN, No. 8, Carberry street.
Affirmed and subscribed this 9th day of April,
1846, before mc. j , u
John Swift, Mayor of Philadelphia.
This invaluable remedy is prepared only
by Angney & Dickinson, (successor of S. P.
Thomson) Philadelphia. .
Sold also by Charles Stolt, Washington, B.
Rush Roberts, corner Baltimore and Hanover
streets, Baltimore ; Duval & Purcell, Richmond,
Virginia. Price 50 cents, or six bottles, #2 50.
Avoid all pretended imitations
(Late Fish ?fe Co.)
Hatters?Brown's Motel.
? a 7INTER STYLES.? We would an
VV nounoe to members of Congress and strangers
arriving in the city, that our shelves are now tilled
with a beautiful stock of beaver and moleskin Hats,
manufactured with an unusual degree ol care, and
which, in point of fabric and style, will cl.alleflge
all competition. We would direct cspecal attention
to the style and mode of shaping the brims of our hats,
by which we secure appropriateness to the size and
features of the wearer. , .
! Those members of Congress having their sizes re
gistered with us, by sending their orders, will be tur
nished at their quarters.
In this department we have our usual full supply ol
wardrobe, toilet, and fancy good ', of t he best qualities
We sohcit an inspection of our stoek, feeling confi
dent in being able to oiler great inducements to pur
chasers. ^ ^ STEVENS k EMMONS,
at his old stand, the Emporium ol Fashion, on
Sixth street, opposite Coleman's Hotel.
N. B. Razors honed and sot in the best manner.
Superior Madeira Wine, ?fcc
JAMES FITZGERALD respectfully Invites
Members of Congress, cttixensand others, who
may desire to have superior Madeira Wine, fine
Cognac Biandy, and other first-rate spiritous liquors,
to call at bis Confectionary and Fruit Store, on the
north side of Pennsylvania avenue?next door to
the United States Hotel.
James Fitzgerald keeps constantly for sale the
very best wine, liquors, fruit and confectionary art
icles, which can be procured at the most respectable
houees in the country. His Madeira Wine was
imported by himadf in 1840, and cannot be excel
led at any wine or liquor store in this city. His
Brandy, Holland Gin, and old Monongahela whis
ky, are of the very first quality. Call, ta?te, and
judge for yourselves.
QCj* The Fine Brown Stout, and good Philadel
phia Ale constantly on hand.
J, FONTAIN, jr., partner of the firm of
r entain &. Son, Chemist* and Prescription
"t8^? V'.e Ryyal University, Paris, has established
at Washington city, D. C., a depot for the sale of
the above celebrated compound, at Wm. Adam's
Bookstore, No. 3. Elliott's Buildings Pennsylvania
Avenue, near Jackson Hall, which they offer
to the American public as a sure antidote for Con
sumption, in its advanced as well as incipient stages.
Acting directly upon the LUNGS, and arresting
their decay, it not only soothes and quiets at once
the distress and pain attendant upon this hereto
tore regarded fataJ disease, but restores the lungs
and their sympathising organs, to natural and heal
thy action. Accompanying each package are gen
eral instructions and directions (translated) for its
use, adapted to all cases, and if strictly followed,
will not fail, in every instance?If the lungs are
not wholly consumed?of restoring to health
which iniv be permanently secured by future care
and avoiding too much exposure to atmospheric
Price, eight Francs.
the information of persons residing in
the interior; any part of the government?he would
state that the remedy is prepared and imported di
rect (roiu their Laboratorie, Paris, and that the
same can be transported through mail, as he is ad
vised by officers of the Post Office Department, to
any post office in the country, at the same charge
as lor a double letter. Any persons, therefore,
residing distant from this city, who any wish to
avail themselves of the remedy, c&n do so by ad
dressing him through the mail, post paid. Two
dollars accompanying an order, will entitle a per
son to one whole and one third package.
^IIHESE Bitters are purely a vegetable com
pound, and are offered to the public from
principle of benevolence, under the fullest convic
tion that they will be found a safe and sovereign
emcdy for Dyspepsia. They have been trium
ihantly tested, not only by some of the moat re
pectable families and physicians in the State of
iouth Carolina, who have furnished ample teati
nouy as to their decided excellence, but also by the
jroprietor, who, for ten years, suffered all the gloom
incident to that stubborn and distressing disease.
They possess the peculiar excellence, denied to
most other Bitters, of not proving injurious by con
tinued use. They contain not a single deleterious
ingredient, and, as seen from the directions which
accompany each bottle, may be given with entire
safety to an infant in the month.
With pleasure, and for the benefit of mankind, I
send you a certificate relative to the Colleton Bit
In the year 1838, when the cholera was in
Charleston, S. C., I was compelled to send a servant
to the city. On his return, he wasauddenly attack
ed with most violent pain in his bowels, so much so
as to cauee apprehension that he would expire in a
short time, if medical aid could not lie procured. I
immediately resorted to the Colleton Bitters, by giv
ing a wine gla*s full at a dose. In the course of a
very short time it acted as an emetic, and throwing
him at the same time into a profuse perspiration. I
then continued to give it in small doses, from two to
three tea -spoonsfull, which in a happy re
oovery. Since then I have b?>u using it constantly
in my family, in cases or cholertPfnoibus, cholera
infantum, diarrliaa and general debility, and in
every instance found it highly beneficial. Some
constitutions, however, require larger doses
than others.
Bluff-ton, S. G., 1846.
It is with feelings of gratitude a* well aa pleasure
that I take this method of giving my testimony of
the great estimation which I entertain f..r your in
valuable compound. In justice not only to the me
dicine, but lor the benefit of others who may be suf
fering from the same malady, Dyspepsia, with which
I was for years afflicted, I feel it a duty incumbent
on me to slate that I am now restored to perfect
health. When I commenced taking the Colleton
Bitters it was as a last resort. My debility from in
digestion was so great that a cure was looked upon
as almost hopeless. After taking it regularly and
perwjveruigly for some time, my strength and di
gestive powers were entirely restored. I have never
taken a (.ingle doee of any other medicine for more
than five years past. I can now eat the richest food
without any unpleasant feelings whatever. I have
also used Colleton Bitters freely in my family for
cholera t nfuntum, cholera morbus, general debility,
and as a tonic after lever, with great success As a
family medicine I deem it invaluable, and do con
scientiously recommend it.
0 r , , A. M. IT.
at. Johns Colleton, S. C., December, 1845.
For sale by the only Agent for the District of
Columbia, B. HOMANS,
Between 10th and 11th streets, Washington.
WE are receiving from New York our full
supply of Groceries, Teas, Wines, Liquors,
Sic., which will be sold low for cash, or short cre
dit, to punctual customers, viz :
40 chests Gunpowder, Imperial, Young Hyson, and
Black Teas, which will be sold low by the box
50 bags Java, Laguyra, Rio, & St Domingo Coffee
'25 whole and half barrels Buckwheat
15 bags Buckwheat
*J0 boxes Colgate's Starch
J5 whole and half bbls. Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Mackerel
5 quintals Codfish
5i5 boxes Scotch Herrings, large size
10 dozen Nos 1 and 2 Alicante Mats
35 kegs superior Goshen Butter
30 do do Glades do
50 boxes Sperm Candles
20 nests flour and painted Pails
30 dozen Brooms
(i do Whisks
10 nests Market Baskets
3 bales Almon*!s
'10 whole and half boxes Raisins
10 boxes Verraicclli and Macaroni
5 cases Canton Ginger
2000 pounds loaf, crushed, and pulverized Stu?ars
5 barrels Steam Syrup
10 boxes Capers and Olives
5 do Citron and Jellies
4 do Mushroom and Walnut Catsup
10 baskets Salad Oil *
500 gallons winter-strained and Lard Oil
20000 Cigars, of our own importation
opposite the Baptist Church, (Rev. Mr. Brown's,)
Washington, D. C. dec 5 lyf
N. B.?Special attention to fitting, as this is ap
ill important matter.
I PARMELE, firm of Dodge and Parmele,
Li Surgical, Operative, and Mechanical DEN
riST, may be se? n professionally from 9 a. m. to 5
>. m., at hia office, where he has been located for the 1
ast three years. Orncs and Rmibbncs Penn
ivenue, between 9th and 10th sta.
april 14-4 rn
Dr. Christie's Galvanic Kings and Mag
netic Fluid.
THIS remarkable invention, which has received
the almost, universal approbation of the medical
profession of Great Britain, comprisea an entirely
new application of Galvanism, a? a remedial agent
by meana of which the ordinary Galvanic Batteries,
Electric and Magnetic Machines, See. are entirely,
dispensed with, and the mysterious power of Galvan
ism applied without any ?f the objections which art
inseparable from the general mode now ia use.
The Galvanic Rings have been ucsd with entire
succeaa in ull easea ef rheumatism, acute or chronic,
applying to the head, face, or limbe ; gout, tic-dolo
reux, toothache, bronchitis, vertigo, nervous or sick
headache, indigestion, paralysis, palsy, epilepsy, fits,
cramp, palpitation of the heart, apoplexy, stillness of
the joints, spinal complaints, lumbago, neuralgia,
nervous tremors, dizxiness of the head, pains in thr
chest and side, general debility, deficiency of ner
vous and physical energy, and all nervous disorders.
In cases of confirmed dyspepsia, which is simply a
nervous derangement of the digestive organs, they
have been been found equally successful. Their ex
traordinary effects upon the system must be witnessed
to be be belived, and as a certain preventive for the
preceding complaints they are equally recommended.
The rings are of different prices, being made of all
Bizes, and of various ornamental patterns, and can
be worn by the most delicate female without the
slightest inconvenience. In fact, the sensation is ra
her agreeable than otherwise.
The Galvanic Brltb, Brac*i/rtb, Bands,Gab
txhb, Nkcklacks, &c. &c. These articles are
adapted to ihe waist, arms, wrists, limbs, ankles, or
any part of the body with perfect convenience. The
Galvanic Necklaces are used with greater benefit in
cases of bronchitis or affections of the throat gener
ally ; also, in cases of nervous deafness; and wilh
almost uniform success as a preventive for appOplexy,
epileptic fits, and similar complaints. /
Christie's Magnetic Fluid is used in connexion
with the Galvanic Rings, and all their modifications.
This composition has been pronounced by the
French Chemists to be one of the most extraordi
nary discoveries of modern science. ^ Full explana
tions and directions accompany it. The combined
inventions are in every way perfectly harmless; they
are at prices within reach of all, and the discoverer
only requests a fair trial, as a test of their surprising
efficacy and permanent benefit.
Ciiuistik's Gaiyanic Strbnothrnino PlAS
TEMB^-These articles form another valuable applica
tion of the mysterious influence of Galvanism. I hey
are an important adjunct to the genuine Galvanic
Rings and their .modifications, acting upon the same
principle, but having the advantage of more local ap
plication- They are confidently recomended as a
valuable addition in the speedy cure of rheumatism,
acute or chronic; in all nervous complaints, and as a
positive remedy in cases of pain aud weakness in the
chest or back, pain in the side, in asthmatic affections,
and in weakness or oppression of the pulmonary or
gans. In spinal complaints their effects are of the
most decided, character, and they have often been
used with complete success. They are also of the
silin pains and weakness tlic
breast, and are highly recommended for many of
thoM complaints to which females aTe especially li
able. As an effectual means for strengthening the
system when debilitated with disease and other cau
ses, as a certain aid in constitutional weakness, as
a preventive for colds, and in all affections of the
chest generally, ffia cr*t???.~ PW?
ters will be found of great and permanent advan
U tfV CAUTION. The celebrity and success of
thesi articles have caused them to be counterfeited
by unprincipled persons. Dr. Christie cautions the
public against spurious imitations. He has but one
authorised agency in each city of the Union, where
the genuine articles can be procured. The only
agents for Washington are?
Nos. I and 2 Brown's Hotel, Penn. avenue.
Explanatory pamphlets, &c. may be had gratis,
with the strongest testimonials of success aud bene
CHAUNCEY WARRINER has recently added
to his facilities for manufacturing parts of
Watrhcsthat maybe required, by instruments for
that purpose; and having obtained knowledge of
Watch Repairing by practice in Boston, New York,
Philadelphia and elsewhere, will be able to attend to
whatever may be offered in this department of me
ChChr0B0meter, Duplex, Lever, Lepine, and Re
peating Watches, accurately repaired; also. Common
Watches and Mantel and Eight-day Clocks put in
order, north side Pennsylvania avenue, between
Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets, on the corner ot
the alley east of Coleman's Hotel, sign of the
Watch with Guard-Key and Chain and Models rep
resenting the exterior of a self-registering Meteorolo
gical Observatory. .
TL? above location is in part occupied by Slli
PHEN EDDY, who deals in the American manu
factured Patent improved Perifocal Spectacle Lens,
an instrument evidently destinrd to supersede all
other aid to the human vision; judging from testi
monials of their superior properties over other lens,
it wilt only be necessary to refer to observation and
facts to establish for them a far higher character for
usefulness than has hitherto been attained by the
efforts of art and sciencc.
8. Eddy also deals in Jewely. fine Watches, Sil
ver Ware, Biown's and other Gold Pens.
The public are respectfully invited to call, particu
larly those afUictcd with defective sight;?nothing
so desirable as its preservation and improvement;?a
little attention in the selection ef glasses will ?c0,n"
plish the one, in some instance both. It is highly
important to see clearly. .... , r, . 1 1
(Tr* Jewelry repaired, and all kinds of Gold and
8ilver Work made to order. Old gold and silver
n^HlS interesting and popular Temperance and
1 Family newspaper, edited by Rav. J. 1 s
Ward. & Co., is now in its second volume, and has
an extensive and increasing circulation throughout
the United States. It is published every Saturday
morning, and maybe obtained at the Fountain
Book Store, near the Rail Road D?P?t
Terms: One copy, one year, fl; ,six conies,
one year, $5 ; fifteen copies, one year, f 10. Sub
scriptions for six months at the same rate. By the
month, 12J cents. All payments required in ad
vancc. . ?
-"To subscribers in Washington the Fountain is
ilelivered by a carrier. .....
Subscribers in Georgetown obtain their papers
at the store of Mr. J. T. Banes, on Bridgestreet;
and those in Alexandria, at the stojc of Mr. John
Howell, on King street. ... .
?3?A limited uumber of advertisements will be
received on reasonable terms.
may4?3oa ?__
C- HARLES PA8C0E. Boot and Shoe Manufac
turer, West ?ide 7th at*et between D and
E, nearly oppoeite the Odd Fellowa Hall.
Neatly printed at the Office ol the Nai. Whig.
TO sail from Philadelphia the 36th of every
month, and from Liverpool the 12th of every
TJuts. P. Cope, Capt.
H. F. Miereken
Sarank, (new) Capt.
E. Turley
Susquehanna, Capt.
A. Turley
Wyoming, (new) Capt
J. W. Miereken
Feb. 25
Max. 25
April 25
June 25
July 25
Aug. 25
Sept 25
Oct. 25
Nov. 25
Dec. 25
Jan. 25
r. .May 25 . ,
Sarank, (new) Capt
E. Turley
Susquehanna, Capt.
A. Turley
Wyoming, (new) Capt.
J. W. Miereken
'Vhos. P. Cope, Capt
H. F. Miereken
>Jan. 12
Feb. 12
Mar. 12
{May 12
June 12
July 12
Aug. 12
[Sept 12
Oct. 12
Nov. 12
Dec. 12.
April 12
These are firsUclass Philadelphia-built Ships
having rpacious and elegant cabins, and combin
ing every quality to render them safe and expedi
tions conveyances. They are abundantly supplied
with stores of the best kind, and sail punctually,
taking advantage of the tow and ice-boats on the
Passage to Liverpool, $80; to Philadelphia, ?20,
without wines.
H. & A. COPE & CO., Philadelphia.
BROWN, SHIPLEY & CO.,Liverpool.
Earthenware, china, & glass, ]
Thus. Pursell has just imported, per ships Lib
erty and Ohio, from Liverpool, and other sources,
eighty-four packages of the above articles, amongst
which are? . _ _ ,
French, English, India, Bluestone, W. G. and
Ironstone dinner, dessert, tea, coflbe, and toilet
Rich gold-band white and figured China Tea sets,
or pieces detached
Cut and plain liall lamps
Solar, side, Liverpool and stand lamps and wicks
Lamp glasses, girandoles, &c.
Ivory handle and other knives and forks in sets ol
fifty-one pairs or separate
Real silver and imitation table, tea and dessert
Plated and German silver castors
Brass and plated candlesticks
Plated cake-baskvts, waiters, in sets or detached
English and American tea and coffee sets
Conee biggins and urns
Looking glasses, shovel and tongs, kc.
All of which will be sold wholesale and retail at
very low prices for cash
First quality stone and Britannia ware at the fac
tory prices
Ajt extensive and good assortment of common ware,
suitable for retail groceries
The subscriber solicits a call from his friends and
the public generally, at his store, opposite Brown's
Hotel, Penn. Avenue, assuring thnm that he is deter
mined to sell as cheap as the ver^ chea^cst^for cash.
TUST RECEIVED, and lor sale at the
J Book Store of A. ADAM, on Pennsylvania
Avenue, the following late and attraetive literary pro
ductions, viz:
By James. The Ancient Regime, 25 cents; Chas.
mj '? w/xml 4?ctsi The Robbw, 2o
Bts; Corse de Leon, 25cts; Yafee rte??, ?,
berg, 25; Step Mother, 2 vols. 50; the Smuggler 25.
Bc&uch&mp) __ , ? ,?
By Miss Pickering. The Quiet Husband; the
Expectant; the Squire; the Prince and Pedler; the
Secret Foe; Agnes Serl; Nandarrel; Ceusm Hinton;
tke Fright, each 25 cents; the Heiress, 25; Who shall
By Chari.es Lever. Tom Burke of Ours, 50 cts;
,he Nevilles of Garretstown, 25 cts; Jack Hinton, 50;
Charles O'Malley, 50; Arthur O'Leary, 25 cento;
Knight of Gwynne, 25.
Br Alexander DuMas. Genevieve, 50 cts, Che
valier de Harmental, 25; Lady of Monsoreau, 2 vols
$1, the Three Guardsmen, 25; the Counte of Monte
Christo, 2 vols $1; Duke of Burgundy, 25, Joan, the
Heroic Maiden, 25
By George LippaRD. The Quaker City, 2 vols
ftl; Blanche of Brandywine, 3 vols 75 cts
' Bv Samuel Lover. Handy Andy, 50 cts; Legends
and Stories of Ireland, 50 cts; Rory O'Moore, 50 cts;
Songs and Ballads ,25
By W. H. Ainsworth. The Tower ot London, 5U,
Chrichton, 25; Diana of Mcridor, $1 for the 2 vol.
The Dutchman's Fireside, 25 cts
Young Kate, or the Rescue, 25 ?
The Young Prima Donna, by Messrs Grey, zj
Kruitzner, or the German's Tale, 25
Will illness of Woman, 25
Evelina, by Miss Burncy, 25
The Daguerreotype Miniature, 124
Lives of Statesmen, by Hon J Q Adams, 25
Confessions of a Pretty Woman, by Miss Pardoe lb
Amelia Wyndham, 25 Father Darcy, 25
The Prairie Bird, by Murrav, 25
Love and Mesmerism, by Horace Smith, In
The Female Minister, 25
Rose Marie, or the Gogo Family, 25
Archibald Werner, 50
Sylvester Sound, the Somiwmbulist, 371
Stories of Waterloo, by Maxwell, 25
Guy Rivers, a Tale of Georgia, 25
My Own Home and Fireside, 50
History of the Bastile, by Davenport, 50
The Protege, by J E T 25 The Tartar Chief, 25
The Venice Orange Girl, 124
Freaks of Cupid, in three parts, each 12J
Leontine, 25 Ormond, or the Secret Tf ltness, 25
The Chronicles ol Clover Nook, 12jcts
Charmed Sea by H. Martineau, 25
Groves of Blarney by Mrs. Hall, 25
Siege of Vienna, 25
Eucretia by Bulwer, 25
Leila, 12A
MONTHLY magazines.
New York Illustrated, for February
The Columbian d?
Graham's American Monthly do
National *1?
Godey's Lady's Book do
1 T the suggestion of many of the most respec
A table citizens of Washington, and in accor
dance with a general wish expressed by visiters at
the seat of Government, that a commodious and
genteel place of resort for general refreshments
might be established on the plan of some of the
mewt celebrated Northern and Eastern Restaura
teurs, the extensive establishment known as the
Fronting the Unitarian Church, and in rear of
Coleman's Hotel, has been refitted and furnished
for the purpose, and the Saloons are now an
nounced is being ready for the reception of com
pany, with a full supply of choice Game, Oysters,
and every delicacy of the season.
A separate entrance to the establishment will
introduce ladies and gentlemen to reserved Sa
loons, where they will meet with the most respect
ful attention, and parties may depend at all times
on being served with promptitude and at moder
ate charges.
The style in which these Saloons are fitted up,
and the manner in which the friends of the estab
lishment and the public will be served, it is con
fidently believed, will be satisfactory.
Late of New York, Manager.
N. B. Families supplied to order.
Cask TMM ter A
1 square 1 insertion, |0 50
1 do 2 do 0 75
1 do 3 do 1 00
I do 1 week, 1 75
1 do 2 weeks, 2 75
1 square 1 month, |4 00
1 do t months, 7 00
1 do 3 do 10 00
1 do 6 do 16 00
1 do 1 year, 30 00
QjJ'Ttn line* or less make a square: payment al
ways in advance. Advertisements ordered in only
once or twice a week, will be charged 50 cents for
the first insertion, and 37f cents for each subsequent
Magnetic Telegraph.
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For a message of CU.
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The same rates will be charged for every suc
ceeding hundred, and part of a hundred words,
except upon communications for the press, which
will be charged at half the rates for every hundred
and part of a hundred, after the first hundred. ?
Numerals and initials will be charged as if the
words they represent were written in full.
Telegraph Offices open evenr day from eight
o'clock, A. M. to seven P. M., Sundays excepted.
N. B.?Persons availing themselves of the Bal
timore and Washington U. S. Line of Telegraph,
have their messages delivered immediately, if within
the limits of either city. A brief business letter,
or inquiry in regard to friends, will not cost over
twenty ccnts.
It is hoped the public will sustain the reduced
rates, made by authority of the Postmaster Gen
eral, the object being to test folly the capacity of
the Government line of Telegraph.
By order of the Superintendent,
ALFRED VAIL, Assist. Svpt.
Washington TeL Office,
in 2d story City Post Office.
A "Ml. THE commodious steamer Coivk
JkOSk bia, Captain Geo. Guyfher, having
tesumed her regular trips, will leave Riley's wharf,
in Washington, at 6, and Alexandria at 7 o'clock,
in the morning of Wednesday, the 25tn inst, and
of every succeeding Wednesday, for Baltimore; and,
returning, will leave Commerce street wharf, in
that city, for the District of Columbia, at A o'clock
in the afternoon of every 8sturday, taking eff and
! landing passengers and light freight at all the usual
landings on the Potomac river.
Freights will be taken at low rates and without
any charge for wharfage at Baltimore.
WM. GUNTON, President
pHAUNCEY WARRINER has recently
\J added to his facilities for manufacturing parts of
Watches that may be required, by instruments tar 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
ever may be offered in this department of mechanics.
Chronometer, Duplex, Lever, Lepine. and Repeat
ing Watches, accurately repaired; also, Common
Vy itches and Mantle and Slight-day Cloaks put in
order, north side of Pennsylvania avenue, between
Feur-and-a-half and Sixth streets, on the corner of
the alley east of Coleman's Hotel, sign of'the Watch,
with Guard-Key and Chain, and Models representing
the exterior of a self-registering Meteorological Ob
servatory. dec 35?ltf
" A palpably true saying, for what is the ass of
advertising the truth, when the public are loth to
appreciate tha difference." This Is in the mouth of
almost every one now-a^ays, as welt as
And com^d 7M
ents, which WILL NOT cure the consumption,
1 but will cur* a cold?
Which WILL NOT cure the liver complaint, bat
will cure a dry hacking cough?*
Which WILL NOT cure one half the catalogue
ills that flesh is heir to?
But will cure a
And all the EARLY effects of
MRS. JERVI8, Proprietress, 388,
Broadwsy, New York.
Sold wholesale and retail by the Principal Agent
Z. D. GILMAN, five doors east of Centre Market,
Washington, D. C.
But up in packages of 12$ cts. 25 cts. 60 els. and
$1.00 each.
Each wrapper is invariably SIGNED MBS. W.
JERVIS. _______
THE UNDERSIGNED having examined a set
of Cochran's Maps of Sacred Geography,
submitted to their inspection by Mr. Wm. Robert
Munroe, take pleasure in certifying that, in their
judgment, they csnnot fail to be greatly useful to
Sabbath Schools, and highly interesting as 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?B&, J Pastors M. E. Church.
' John McCormick, Supt. M. E. S. School.
Elias Harrison, Pastor 1st Pres. Church.
James McKenzie, Supt. " S. School.
John S Reese, Pastor Jlf. P. Church.
Thomas JtfcCormick, Supt. " S. School.
Jlf. S. Eliason, Principal Female Boarding
Washington City.
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. Jtfilburn, Chaplain House Reps.
Almira H. Lincoln Phelps, Principle of Patapsco
Female Institute. *
W. B. Edwards, Preacher in charge Charles st.
Jlf. E. Church, Baltimore, Jtfd.
W. Robert Monroe hss submitted to our inspec
tion a set of Cochran's Maps of Sacred Geography,
and we have determined to use them in theis Insti
Alexandria Boarding School, 7th month 28th, '40.
W. R. MONROE, 96, Fayette st Baltimore,
is the principal agent south of N. Y.
march 13?Iff
In press and will speedily be published at the Na
tional Whiff Office, by Charles W. Fenton, in roy
al octavo, 100 pages, with a neat cover,
Pnoe 12| ccnts per single copy. To the trade and
to Clubs, a discount of 33 per cent, will be made
where the number of copies ordered exceeds fifty.
Orders, post-paid, respectfully solicited.
THREE stories of the Fountain Buildings, corner
of Second street and Pennsylvania avenue. Enr
mire at the Fountain Bookstoie.
msy 4-tf U. WARD.

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