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Ligkl-Hoxue JVytww?The subjoined light-bouse notices j
lisve been received at the State Department :
The Minister of Marine at Lisbon has given notice that I
on and after the 1st day of August, 1867, a fixed bright
light, placed at an elevation of 300 feet above the level of
the sea, will be exhibited from the light-house recently
erected on Cape Mondego, at the entrance to Figueira, on
the coast of Portugal. This light should be visible from
the deck of a ship in clear weather at a distance of twenty
miles. The coast between Cape Mondego and Aviero
is more dangerous than it is generally understood to be.
At some distance from the sandy beach bunks of sand
form at intervals, caused by the influence of the winds or
the currents, aud disperse and form again at other points
along that coast, on which vessels in fine weather have
'lire Superintendent of Marine at Calcutta has given notice
that a light-ship has been stationed temporarily at
the entrance of the Mutlah channel, in the Bay of Bengal,
at about seven miles southeast uf tiie Outer or Bulcherry
reef buoy, from which a clear white light will be
exhibited at an elevation of about thirty feet above the
level of the sea, which should be visible from the deck of
a ship in ordinary weather at a distance of seveu miles.
The vessel will carry a red fiag at the main-mast head by
day, and, if she continues in her position, will fire a
rocket at 8 p. in., at midnight, and ut 4 a. in., from the
15th of March to the 16th of October. For the present u
pilot brig will show the light.
The Milliliter of MArlue at Madrid has given notice
that on and after the 1 at duy of April, 1857, a fixed
white light will lie exhibited from a light-tower recently
built on Cajie Oreposa, in the province of Castellan, Valencia.
The light will bo varied by a flash once every
three minute*.
I'ft-empliom.?Application having been umdc to tho
Ueneral Land Office to enter certain tuun late in iiurlington,
Iowa, by pre-emption, under the acta of Congress of
2d July, 1836, and 3d March, 1837, it has been decided
that, oh the functions of the board of commissions appointed
under tho latter act to adjust such claims have
erased, no pre-emptions to any of the lots in question
t'uu be entertained without further legislation by Congress.
Latui Office Band* Approved. ?The bonds of Edmund M.
Hastings as receiver and disbursing agent at Montgomery,
Alabama, in the penalty of $55,000, were yesterday approved
by the Acting Commissioner of the Qenerul Land
AppAnlment in the Patent Office.?Mr. Edward Shaw, assistant
examiner of patents. Salary, $1,600 a year.
General Denver, the popidar Commissioner of Indian
Affairs, may shortly be expected to arrive in this city.
The Miuisrippi. ?The United States steamer Mississippi
arrived at Madeira on the 6th and left on the 10th of
September. She found at that port the Gcrmantown.
The Plymouth was at Amsterdam on the 17th ult.
TUU l'Aft ur J^AUtlAiiua.
The principle on which American merchants and
hankers calculate exchange on England is thus clearly
set forth by a correspondent of the New York
Mirror :
"The par of exchange is determined by the relative
proportion of pure metal in the coined pieoe which forms
the unit of price in the different comuierciul countries of
the world. The alloy is reckoned of no value.
" To simplify the matter us much as possible, we will
waive all consideration of the different standards of fineness,
and state that our American dollar contains
23.22.100 grains of pure gold, and the British sovereign
113 gniins of the same. Every reader may not know that
I the sovereign is the coined piece of which the i>ound stcrl
ing is the money of account. A simple calculation in the
Sj rule of three, therefore, determines that the equivalent of
: tlie pound sterling is $4 86, 65.100 of our currency.
" Thus as 23.22.100 is to one so is 113 to $4 86
65.100. But the English, through all the variations of
the mint laws, here and elsewhere?indeed forages?
r have liecn accustomed to value their pound sterling by
the old Spanish carolus pillar dotlarB, now entirely out of
circulation in Europe and America, having all been sent
to China, or gone into the melting pot. Of these (4 44
4.100 were equivalent to the pound sterling. It will tie
seen that it requires the addition of 9} per cent., with a
scarcely appreciable fraction, to make the present value of
the pound sterling iu our currency. Thus : $4 44 44-100
Add 9$ per cent, premium of exchange 42 22-100
4 86 66-100
"It m.iy be well to explain that, when nothing is said
to the contrary, the quotations of sterling exchange are
by custom for bills at 60 days' sight; which, at the legal
rate of interest here, involves a loss of one per cent., besides
the time of transmission. But, on the other hand,
at the most favorable rate of shipping specie, one per
cent, is the cost, including insurance, of laying it down
in Liverpool, the time lost in transmission being the same
in either case. Thus, oh one of these items balances
the other, the true par of exchange is 9 J per cent, on
F.nclnml at which rate generally it is as well to remit
good (iO-day btllo oh specie."
A stockholder of tho Bank of Commerce of Georgetown
thinks that we have been wrongly informed as
to the facts concerning their suspension, and desires
to make a correction. Our article of yesterday, so
fur us it related to tho Bank of Commerce, was based
upon information which wo deemed correct. We
certainly had no intention to do injustice to either
bunks or individuals. We, therofore, publish the
communication of stockholder with a great deal of
plousuro :
1\> thf Editor of the Union :
Sik : Your well-established reputation for fair and correct
dealing towards the moneyed concerns of this District
induces me to appeal to your sense of justice to cor.
reel the observations which your article in tho Union of
to-day, on the banks of the District, contains, in refer,njce
to the Bank of Commerce of Georgetown. That
ban k has not inflicted upon the public or its customers
any such loss ah you allege. It has, on the contrary, redeemed
n "*rly all of its issue, and paid a large share of
its deposites it specie, and its stockholders and officers
have assured public that no creditor shall lose one
cent of what may bo due to him.
'Hie stockholders have large and ample means to meet
more than fivo times iV liabilities of this hank. Their
! names have already beerf announced to the public, and
your own advertising column* exhibit the fact that they
have j/uarantietl the payment of all the liabilities of the
I will add, further, the Bank of Commerce would have
coutinued to redeem its issue in specie had not tho other
hanks of the District suspended specie ps^Bfit, and it
was deemed proper to suspend also, and hold themselves
ready to resume whenever the banks here or in
Ilultimore and Philadelphia resumed.
Credit is always, but especially at this time of pecuniary
distress, of too inestimable value to be suffered to
Ik* dragged down by false clamor and misconception ; and
1 mn Rurc that your own sense of justice will hasten to
repair the evil effect which you have, no doubt unintentionally,
generated against that bank.
By consulting tho business portion of the community,
you will find that public confidence lias not been shaken
in its ability to pay ; and that its course during the present
money crisis has indicated anything but isinkruptcy
or pecuniary destruction. A STOCKHOLDER.
In Shelby, New York, Henry Possnn, a man forty-five
years of age, has boon confined to his bed, and helpless,
since he was nineteen twenty-six years ! His knees are
dislocated by rheumatism, and so drawn under as to form
u i s Thn ancle inlnta are also dislocated and
shockingly displaced. Ilix feet (ire drawn round to one
Ride, and the toes twisted into all shapes. Scarcely a
limb, or a Joint, or a member of the body in left underrated
? and, added to thin, the poor man han been rendered
perfectly Hind by the name disease. He lien upon
bin hack, his arm* folded arroen his breast, and is only
able to move his fingers. His pain is severe and almost
constant Yet, strange to say, the afflicted man retains
the vigor M his intellect, in intelligent and well posted In
the passing eventa of tha day, and in renigned and cheerful.
He has a patient dntwr who administers to hia few
uaitin, rea*is to him and cheers hjj/i on in his desolate
Journey of fjjfe
The following letter appears ia the New York
Herald of yesterday morning :
Calcitta, August 10, 1857.
The overland mail for England cloned on Saturday, the
8th inst. 1 write this to send by the alter packet, which
goes down the river thin morning, and will overtake the
mail steamer (the Beutinck) off Bangor inland. We received
very had new* from the interior on Saturday ; bul
as the government ha* kept it back from the uews|>apen
you will not prolmbly hear of it in the ordinary course
| of intelligence until the nest mail.
Lucknow, the capital city of Ovule, hat fallen ; all the EuroI
jieam have been vuueacred by Ncuajee Sahib; and the reltej
| force Wider (Jen. Ilavcloek hat been obliyed to fall back upci
(Xiwnport, terribly decimated by the cholera. There is ever)
i reason to believe that thin news, discouraging as it is, ii
i true. It is not stated ou what day the garrison of Luck
now surrendered, or was overcome by the rebels ; but ii
: must liave lieen about the 1st of the present month
I That city contains a population of about 300,000 Moharu
meilans. who probably fraternised with the besiegers, anc
rendered the destruction of the Kurojieans speedy am
certain. We have intelligence this morning that Gen
Havelock, at Cownpore on the 4th inst , liad received i
reinforcement and had moved on again towards Luck no*
in pursuit of the rebel army. The rebellion and coruagi
are now getting nearer and nearer to Calcutta. Dina
pore and Bcrhampore have mutinied, and a large num
ber of the rebels are coming down the Ganges in boats
But the Dinapore rebels liave been defeated, and live o
the I touts containing them have been sunk by our artii
lery, and live hundred of the rascals killed. Arrah ha
been relieved.
last Wednesday a native was seized in Fort William
in the act of hauling down the English ensign, which al
ways llies fiont the flag-staff, und hoisting a green flag?
the Mohammedan ensign. The fellow was hung oi
Thursday. Two others, caught in some similar act o
treason, were hung at the same time.
The volunteer force enlisted by the Governor-Genera
for tho protection of this city has been under armB and o?
picket duty for more than a week, every day and night
The company to which I lrelong, which comprises tei
Americans anil fifty-live Englishmen, were on duty fron
! 6 o'clock on Friday night to 6 o'clock this morning, tuu
we go on duty again to-morrow. Bo, you sec, we havi
I little time to utteml to business. There are severu
American ships here now loading ; but what are we to d<
in the full for goods to till the ships that are now on thci
way here? I can't say. For this rebellion will not Is
quelled speedily ; and when it is quelled, and peace ii
restored, Indiu will be thrown back in her corumcrcla
progress fifty years.
We are now living in a state of alarm and terror In thl
city which cannot be described. By night and day oui
arms are ready and our powder dry, and we wait with in
tense anxiety for the arrival of European troops fron
England. There are about 800 Americans residing ii
this city, and among them many women and children
For ourselves we feel no fear ; we are prepared to mee
any foe ; but for the safety of our women and childrei
wu uiu ouAiuun. nc unru nut uuet un ui muuc win
their native servants, and wo Bhall protiubly send some o
them home by the. ship Daniel WebBter, which is not
loading hero for Boston.
Lord Elgin is here, and 2,000 troops from China ar
close at hand. The French government at Pondicherr;
have sent orders to Singapore to stop two regiments o
French troops, now on their way to China, and send then
up here for the service of the governor-general, win
lias asked for their assistance. Some of the Madras troops
just arrived, have been sent up to Roncegange, the ter
minus of the railway, to protect that station. The cavair
body-guard of the governor-general were disarmed on tli
5th inst.; and what precautionary measures will next b
taken by Lord Canning?which ought to have been takei
years ago?I cannot tell. The English here are astonish
ingly stupid. It is u wonder that the governor-genera
is alive to-day. What the mercantile community of Cal
cutta think of our government you may judge from thei
petition to Parliament, which I enclose herewith. Thi
community, which represents all the wealth and all th
intelligence of the city, has been considered by the Eas
India Company as interlopers and adventurers, lit onl;
to be snubbed. They have appointed Mr. Mead, edito
of the Friend of India, (which has been gagged by Lori
Canning,) to take the petition to England, and support i
by his personal exertions. Mr. Mead goes home hi thi
steamer; surd, as the Englishman newspaper says, "h
is charged with the well-founder! discontent of ever
British subject in India.''
From the New York Herald of yesterday morning.
We have had an interview with the Rev. L. G. Hay
who lias latelv returned to this countrv from India, wher
hi; ban been residing for the last seven years as n mission
ary of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. Mi
Hay was long resident at Allahabad, one of the principti
centres of the Bengal mutiny, and is the first jrerson wh
has returned from the scene of disaster. The narrativ
of his escape from the massacre, and his views general!
in regard to the mutiny, have been already published ii
our columns, from the London papers, in which city h
received great consideration, and his opinions were eager
ly sought for by the members of the government, in coil
sequence of his high standing and long personal acquaint
ance with affairs of IndiaWe
loam from him that the causes of the mutiny ar
more wldc-rcochlng in the Bengal presidency than in eith
er of the other two?Bombay and Madras. The principti
of thiwe is to be found in the policy pursued by the gov
eminent in tho construction of the army. While in Bom
bay and Madrus the native forces are constituted of mor
heterogeneous materials, in Bengal caste has been recog
nir,cd, and the entire force drawn from a homogeneou
set of men, who have always looked upon themselves a
a superior class, and who never have and never wil
work. To be soldiers, and as bucIi superior to othe
men, is their social condition and pride. In thus attach
ing to itself the military caste, the government believe
that it was securing the strength of the country, and tha
Ib wum ptlji UU UWIO n^muoi/ www mvii nwuuij,
It in this pampered pride that has now turned upoi
those who fostered it. Mussulman ambition lias joinei
with the Brahminical teachers, and they have used ever
means to stimulate the pride of the Sepoys, and thei
hatred for anything that might tend to deprive them c
their social superiority. So far as regards the great mas
of the other inhabitants, Mr. Hay does not think the
are deeply imbued with the spirit of disaffection. Hi
administration of justice by the British officials has beei
dilutable ; and though some of the native officers of th
government have abused their power, and ill-treated th
native population subject to them, the mass of the peo
pie recognise in the British rule a far better administra
tion than has ever been experienced under native gov
crnment. They are, therefore, not deeply interested ii
the success of the mutineers, except so far as the excitci
fanaticism of some may lead them to participate in it.
Mr. llay docs pot anticipate that the mutiny will em
brace Central and Southern India to any considcrabl
extent, for the reason aliove stated ; and ho thinks tha
Delhi cannot be retaken much before the close of th
year, if no mion. 'I he reeonquest of the northern pies
idtmcy has to 1* effected, and it will probably lie a sloi
, operation ; hut of the ultimate success of the lirltis
i troops there can lie no doubt. The destruction of veste
j interests, however, wijl lie great, and everything i
I the shajie of enterprise must he commenced anew
] As an instance, he states that the entire establish
t inent of the mission at Allahabad has been destroyc
| and the Preslivtorian Board of Foreign Missions lias tr
eurrcd a loss of fully two hundred thousand dollars. 11
I will arrange soon to give public addresses on India, 1
the hope to bring back to the lioard from the contrlbi:
tions of those interested in the subject in this muntr
some portion of the great loss It lias sustained. His ow
)iersonnI losses have lieen so great as to deprive him <
all the means he possessed, and it was almost a miracl
that he and his family escaped with their lives. It is hi
intention to proceed shortly to Washington to place th
information in his possession before the government.
Thi Cms* Cosoasss. ?1The American ChesH Congroi
met in New York on Tuesday, embracing many of th
most prominent chess men in the country, and the cor
grcss and tournament will probably l>o not only a hri
liant but moot useful affair. Among the contestants fc
the palm of success In the tourney arc Mr. Louis Paulso
of Iowa, the Hon. A. M. Meek of Alabama, Paul Morph
of New Orleans, llirani Kendicott of Illinois, W. 8. Al
lubono of Minnesota, George Hammond of Boston, C. P
Stanley, C. D. Mead, W. A. J. Fuller, and Jaines Thou
| son of New York, and other distinguished players. B?
sides those trials of strength and skill on the mimic flel
of battle, the congress will take up the revision of th
chess code for the decision of all points of difference as t
the game?a matter much desired by players.
The Nashville Union of lost Sunday says : "A genth
man writing us from Knoxville says that John Mltche
assaulted Mr. Fleming, the editor of the Knoxville R<
gister, a few dnys since, for an article that appeared 1
that paper reflecting upon the honor of Mr. Mltchel
i No serious injury was inflicted."
L'kitko Btaibi Fkioatk Niauaka,
Plymouth, England, Sept. 22, 1867.
Tu tin filter </ tkt WuMnglcn Union:
Having seen several erroneous accounts of the small
trial of speed between this ship and her associates, the
I Agamemnon, line-of-battle-ship, and the United States
i frigate Kuaquehauna, (side-wheel steamer,) on their re>
turn to this port, I have sent the following as something
more to be relied on :
f At eight o'clock in the morniug the Busqueiianna was
, out of sight ahead, having pressed on during the night
r | while we were laying to for the Agamemnon. This latl
tor vessel at the same hour was several miles on our
weather how, under steam, with her courses, topsails,
and topgallant sails set. When the order was given to
\ make the same sail on this ship and to increase the revo1
lutions of her engines to forty per minute, we soon
1 j found we were overhauling and jtassing the Agamemnon,
and at three o'clock, p. in., she was hull down astern,
k beating her best speed at least throe miles per hour. It
is well here to say that the Agamemnon is one of their
fastest screw steamers; and u noble vessel she is. At ten
. o'clock made the Susquehanna ahead ; at three, p. in.,
overhauled her and crossed her bows as easy as a dolphin
f would have done it?and tliat, too, while she wus making
' over twelve miles per hour. Since then I have conversed
with the officers of both of these ships, and they acknowledge
they were doing their best; while the Niagara had
. four of her fires shut off, besides dragging through the
- water an immense iron frame to protect the cable from
1 coining in contact with the propeller. We are just tind1
1 ing out what this >hlp cun do : under steam alone 13
j | knots ; under steam aud canvas, with a good topgallant
i | breeae, 17 knots and over. And no finer sea l>oat ever
crossed the ocean.
? We are now laying in one of the government basins at
j the Deronport navy-yard waiting the action of the Telegraph
Compuny to take the cable out of us, and to pass
j it through some preparation to preserve it from rust un)
til it is reshipped in the spring. Whether this vessel will
r be engaged in this work next year again is not known ;
u uui 1 would suppose, Aiier me uucmuuuh, etc., uiaue aim
I fitted in her for thin Important work, that the government
would not recall her until the enterprise was accomH
plished, which I think can certainly be done next June,
r All aro well on board.
Yours, Ac., F.
On Tue?daj evening, October 8th, at Brooklyn, New York, by the
1 Rev. Jonks, U. S. N., THOMAS BLACKEN, of Washington, D.
1 C., to LAURA, daughter of Gold S. Silumak, esq., of Brooklyn.
f Regimental Headquarter* Volunteers,
Y Washington, October 4, 1857.
THE regiment will assemble for the annual parade,
as proscribed by law, at tho usual parade ground at the City
y Ilall, at 10 o'clock, a. in., ou Monday, the 10th inst., (being the autila
versary of lite buttlo and victory of Yorktown.)
All officers of the regiment aro required to bo punctuul iu their at1
tendance ; and Umno having command of compunles will give each
[> member of them the proper notice previous to that time, and have
thexn in line precisely at that hour.
1 By order oT Colonel Hickcy:
Oct tt H. N. ODER. Adjutant.
| 1" itrovt, between 13lh and XAUi atreeta,
r rpilis popular and fashionable hotel lias been thorg
_?_ otigbly repaired and furnished with new and superior furuitura.
P It contains over one hundred rooms, and has all the requisites of a
, lirst class house.
The proprietor hi s provided a coach, which will be at the railroad
Y depot and steamboat lauding at every arrival for the conveyance of
r pwwengcrs and baggage to the hotel.
1 Oct 0?
/\ day many stylish autumn and wiuter cloak* for Jadies.
Also, u very largo lino of modern shawls adapted for the present and
Y approaching season.
A largo line of mourning shawls, all sizes, of the very best grades.
New supplies froip the North und Fist daily.
One prlco only, marked in plain liguros by one of tho firm, and no
deviation allowed therofrom.
K Mourning goods only allowed out of tho store on approiiation. (loads
will also be sent for the lupp action of invalids; in all other coses purchasers
must decide what they w ant, (loods will not be allowed
out of tho store on approbation, nor will they bo exchanged or
' taken back. Wo are serious In tbis matter, for many and to us costly
C reasons.
i- Good articles, low prices, and lair dealing may be relied on in all
"Central Store*," west building,
1 Oct 0?lOtdlf opposite Centre Market.
e rpo LET?FURNISHED ROOMS.?Four parlors,
y with bod-rooms adjoining, with gas, fcr.,ou Pennsylvania avc.
[i nue, No. 225, opposite Willarda' Hotel, between 14lh and loth streets.
, Also, a STORK at the same place.
Modern Languages.
"PROF. pANIEL E, GROUX, a native of France,
I teacher of modern lunguuges, especially Eronch, Spanish, and
0 Ucriuan. Translations made with correctness and punctuality, at
r moderate prices.
,] Pennsylvania avenue, No. 225, south side, between 14th and 15tb
streets, opposite Wlllards1 Hotel, Washington, I). C.
Oct 9?3aw8W&Flm
0 Cfty Steam Fire-wood Mill.
a "TTTE are now ready to deliver wood sawed and
j Y V split at 20 per cent, less than tho usual rates, and better
prepared than It can ho by hand.
Knots and wood of Inconvenient size not gent.
All orders for legs than half a cord will be delivered In crates to any
J part of the bouso at no further expense to tho purchaser.
. Pine wood in oralox 35 cents.
Oak wood do 40 cents.
In this part of our business wo will open no accounts, as we havo
n come to the conclusion to make it exclusively a cash business,
j Also, on hand hickory, oak, and pine wood, ami coal of all kinds,
which will he disposed of on tho usual accommodating terms.
' Now on the way?
* i'no cargo wmic-ann oroacn com jor lurimcu.
if One cargo white null agg coul for radiators.
H Coal 2,240 lbs. to the ton.
All undor cover. Orders promptly filled,
y T.J.k W. M. GALT,
B northweaf corner of 12th and C atrecta,
? No, 647, one wpmre aoutU of Penn. avenuo.
e Oct 8?our
C 1\/1"A BEVaUGHAN.?a novel by tho author of
I y I 'The Iauip lighter." Just received, and for sale by
Oct 8 Corner 11th street and Penn avenue.
MRS. M. A. HILLS respectfully calls the attention
of tho ladlos to her opening of FAIX MIIJJNKKY on
e THURSDAY, October 8, at 295 Pennsylvania avenuo, south aldo.
t Oct 5?3tlf
Blankets, comforts, sheetings, &c?
300 pairs blankets, all sizos, qualities, and prices, soino extra
h Une.
. Bed comforts, assorted.
10 cases cotton sheetings in all widths, of the best grades,
n 3 cuses pillow case cottons, from medium hp to extra Une.
r. 130 pieces select styles furniture chintzes for lounges, chairs, and
* spreads.
" 7b pieces table diapers and damasks, from medium and narrow up
(* to extra wide and Une; all stylish patterns.
t- linen sheetings and pillow linctiB, of tho proper qualities and widths,
c at our proverbially low prices.
Towels, napkins, towellings, and Doylies in endless profusion of
choice styles and prices.
I- Scotch diapers, all widths, in tho lot many "double weight" of Uie
y "old fashioned pattern "
1. With all other dry goods of the best class for family consumption.
New supplies from the North and East dally.
n One price only, marked in plain figures by ono of the Urm, from
le which no deviation is allowed.
j8 We are not opening new bills.
The present is regarded a most opportuno time for all persons in- j
j aeniea in us 10 pay au or pari 01 meir duis.
Strangers and residents cordially solicited to examine our atock, If
j but for their own gratiflcnlion.
I Good articles, low prices, and fair dealing may be rolled en In all
18 | cases. FERRY fc BROTHER,
ie | "Central Stores," west building,
^ ' Oct #?lOtdlf opposite Centre Market.
|r Fall and Winter Millinery.
n 1VTISS E. E. McDONALD would respectfully inv
ifl form her customers, and the public generally, that she will
I open on Thursday, October 8th, a neat assortment of fall and winter
" millinery, to which ahe Invites the attontlon of hor customers, and
l. the public generally.
I. Cards omitted for the proscut opening.
Oct r?stir
c ' rrunCK FLANNELS.?10 pieces famous Western
O : JL Virginia-made white twilled flannel, fbr warm skirts and under]
shirts and drawers
3 pieces extra wide and heavy thick Shaker flannel for skirts :
2 pieces extra wide and heavy Welch flannel for skirts
, ' 40 pieces flne American and Welch flannel of ordinary thick
ii n#M
I 200 plecee all other kinds of flannels, all at our nsnal rates.
?- 1 One prlco only ; no deviation permitted.
n | New supplies dally
' | "Central Stores," west building,
i Oct??totdir opposite Centre Market I
Tn* Ai.k\ankkia, Lou do its, am) Hammuiiux Uajlbo;
Coiwaxt.? We have received the ttfth annual report
the board of directors of this railroad company. 'II
graduation and masonry of the fintt forty-one mile*
road, extending from Alexandria to Clark's Gap, fo
milt* west of Leesburg, are in such a elate of forwardne
that that portion may be ready for use during 1858. A
rangement* have been made for two thousand tone
roils. A considerable part of the crow-ties have alrea*
been secured, and track-laying will probably be oot
menced this lull, tuid continued through the wiuter,
Uranesvillo, so as to have the road in uae as fur as tl
new village of Thornton early in the spring of 1868.
The committee appointed to examine the work sta
that the masonry, for the most part, seems to be of tl
best kind, and the material generally excellent.
The receipts of the company from the commencemc
of the work, and for the year ending September 18, 185
are $1,033,361 12 ; the expenditures for the same perio
$1,033,361 12.
The president, near the close of his report, says :
"Commencing with an original capital of $100,000,
has steadily increased to $1,200,000, without any su
scription on the part of the city of Alexandria, wiiicli i
have refrained from asking, because of the depressed sta
of money matters. As, however, the city is deeply intc
eoted in pressing on our road to its great ultimate objtx
it is believed that she will extend to it the same aid ai
favor which she has bestowed upon the other ruilwa
leading to tier. It is hoped that we will be able to pr
sent on application in such form, and in such a shap
as will render it acceptable to the tax-payers of tl
New Jewklrt, Watchm, etc.?Messrs. M. W. Gait
Brother, 324 Pennsylvania avenue, between Ninth ai
Tenth streets, have recently received a large stock
watches, jewelry, silverware, and all other articles to
procured in their line of business, for either use or orn
incut. Their new assortment has been selected with th(
usual discrimination, while valuable* of their own man
facture ore fit accompaniments to their brilliant displa
A more enterprising and worthy firm nowhere exists,
the public are aware. It seems that they have an eye
tire happiness of young married folks, as they theinselv
say in their advertisement that they have for sale su
goods as are suitable for "wedding presents;" an ii
portant fact to the friends of matrimony.
Tiik Revised Code.?The Revised Code of the Distri
of Columbia is now all in the hands of the printer, iu
it is expected that it will be out and ready for circulate
among the citizens in about three weeks, twenty-fi
hundred copies being ordered for that purpose. 1"
book will lie an ordinary-sized law book, of about t
hundred i>agcs. This Code is to be voted on by the pc
pic of the District before the meeting of Congress, an
as the laws under which they are hereafter to live depei
upon their action on this occasion, it is to be hoped th
they will prepare themselves to vote intelligently.
Ths Presbytery or tub District or Columbia met
Lisbon, Howard county, Maryland, on Tuesday last, Re
Andrew Carothers, of this city, presiding. Regular t
sessments were ordered to be paid to the synod of V:
ginia, and the stated clerk was directed to prepare t
statistical report and forward it to the synod. The repc
of the committee on missions was ndopted. Rev. E
Carothers and Major B. L. Bogan, elder, were appoint
a committee on pulpit supplies. The Presbytery w
meet again in Poolesville Church on the last Tuesday
May, 1858.
A Meeting or tub Presidents and Cashiers of t
banks of the District of Columbia was held in this ci
yesterday afternoon. Resolutions were adopted, (in rel
tion to the present financial difficulties,) and these are to
laid before the board of directors of each bank for co
sideration. The officers first mentioned will hold an a
journed meeting next Thursday, witli a view to defi
itive action in relation to the present monetary crisis. \
were unable to learn what particular measures are pi
Sionor Blitz has made Odd Fellows' Hall quite a f
vorite place of resort with our citizens. The large n
dience last night testified their appreciation of the Si
nor's inimitable performance by frequent interruptions
hearty applause. To-morrow an afternoon performan
will be given for the benefit of the little folks.
Return or Firemen.?The Perseverance Fire Compai
returned yesterday morning from their trip to Fhiladi
phia ; and marched through the streets, displaying thi
beautiful engine, tastefully ornamented with wreaths
flowers, such as it appeared in the grand procession
A Puhlic Meeting will be held in Georgetown this e\
uing at Forrest Hall for the purpose of discussing the pi
priety of making a subscription of $200,000 to the sto
of the Alexandria, Loudoun, and Hampshire railroad,
is proposed that this money shall be expended in co
structing a branch to connect with that city.
Tnfc Work upon the Post Office Extension is goii
forward quite briskly. The progress made has been
rapid that it is noticed by persons who paBS and repass
every day.
An Accident happened to the schooner Mott Bedell <
Wednesday night, while passing the Long Bridge,
which her jib-boom was sprung and most of her bow rf
ging carried away.
Wnrtiu WiT.T.iAVK who wan wntpiiml for riot at, t
June election at tho last term of tho criminal court, ma
his escape from tho county jail on Tuesday last.
Corporation Appointment.?The mayor has appoint
George Donelson, of the Second ward, member of t
Auxiliary Guard, in place of Jeremiah Toumey.
'1*11 k District Rboiment has been ordered out for para
on Monday, the 19th Inst., the anniversary of the bati
of Yorktown.
Forkkst Hai.l, Georgetown, will l>e offered at pub
sale on Saturday next.
Balk or Corporation Stock.?J. C. McGulre yesterd
sold $1,000 of corporation stock at $1 02.
IVrfurnutnecs EVKRV EVENING at Si V> 8 o'clock, and on WEDN1
DAY ami SATURDAY AFTERNOONS at o'clock; embracing
Ventriloquism, Spirit Rapping, and Natural Magic
Admission 25 cents. Children, 13 cents.
Water-color Drawing*.
TAYLOR Sl MAURY bog to announce that,
accordance with tho wishes of numerous persons interested
the line arts, they Intend milling a portion of tho exquisite water CO
drawings now In their possession.
Subjects i Val'
Austey's Cove, near Torquay, Devonshire C'oast, England SI
An English Farm
North Coast of Cornwall
Dismantled Ships
Holy Isle, from the Isle of Arran
Ftvs I'Riias : Sixty three chances, at 85 each. Chances to be p
for when taken.
The plrtursa on view at Taylor k Maury's bookstore, nnd Mess
Gait A Brother s jewelry establishment.
The rallle to take place October Slat
Oct 8?31
Black and white plaid flannels, ?
othor black anil whtli' plaid fabrics for ladles' wear.
JOO tlor.cn ladles' super. I'nrls kid gloves, all colors sud sic
' Bajou'a best make," to our order.
I Hi# price only no deviation.
New supplies or all flrstclnss fancy and staple dry goods recall
" Central 8tores," west building,
Ort 8- 10.111 Opposite Centre Mark, t
u> from New Orleans
uf Nsw Okcbans, Oct. 8. ?Money to-day in very tight,
le First-class paper is worth 2} per cent, a month, but there -1
of have yet been no failure* in consequence. No inovemeut j
u, in possible until sterling exchange can bring cash in New x
York. The bauk* are extending every facility in their h
m power, and the cotton factor* are all cheerful.
r" The Tennessee hm arrived from New York, and ia adof
vertised to run to Vera Crus. <1
iy Cotton ia irregular and unquotable. 4
The Fivtr.?Mm me Disaster.
t,e Norjolk, Oct. 8.?The schooner Vapor, from Savannah,
bound for New York, arrived here to-day. Five of
the crew are sick with the fever. t
The schooner Jane, lngrahain, from Rockland, bound
lle for City Point, was lost on the 4th on the Sand shoals.
Tire crew were saved. ,
nt *
1 financial Meeting.
d, PmLADKLraiA, Oct. 8.?A mass meeting of the business
men of the city, relative to the financial difficulties, "
is to be held this afternoon. A call, signed by the most
prominent business firms, has just been posted, and great
it preparations are being made for a general expression of
b- opinion.
ve i
>te Suspension in Alexandria.
Ajjlxandkja, Oot. 8.?The large banking house of
t Fowle, Snowden, & Co. suspended to-day.
The loug-established mercantile bouse of Fowle A Co. "
y are in no way connected with the firm of Fowle, Snow- ^
e" den, & Co., and are not affected by its sus]jeusion. c
Seizure of the Books and Tapers oj a Railroad Company. ?
Nxw York, Oct. 8.?The sheriff this morning seised [
& the books and papers of the Milwaukie and Mississippi '
j Railroad Company, at the instance of the president of the |
Milwaukie Bank,
I** Earthquake.
A" St. Louis, Oct. 8.?Several violent shocks of an earthdr
quake were felt here at 4 o'clock this morning. They
u- also were felt at Springfield and at Centralis, (111.) In
y. the latter place chimneys were demolished.
as ~~??
k, Heavy failures.
t.g Nsw Youk, Oct. 8.-?The firm of Messrs. Bo wen,
^ McNamee, A Co., one of the lurgest silk houses in the t
city, have failed, but their assets largely exceed their lian"
bilities. 1
George Bliss & Co., dry-goods merchants, have failed. t
ict Steamer Thoma* Swan.
Norfolk, Oct. 8.?Tho steamer Thomas Swan, from
?n Charleston for New York, put in liere this morning for a
ve supply of cool.
,jx Thi Ohio River.
<t. Whkkli.no, (Va.,) Oct. 8.?Tire river here to-day is <
di rising"'
Finance! in New York.
Nkw York, Oct. 8.?Money it* scarce and is eagerly
sought for at all sorts of rates. Stocks are very much
at depressed.
* Bank Thrown Out. a
(?" Nkw York, Oct. 8.?The Central Bank of Brooklyn ?
lr" was discredited here to-day. The day closed gloomily. (
he , , ? i
>rt OFFICIAL). "
r. ? j
TmusrRv Hkfirtukst, c
_ September 23, 1857.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the holders of stocks of the United J
in Stales that this department will purchase such certlflcatcu us shall be
received here, duly assigned to the United States, previous to the 1st ,
day of November next, at the rates horctolore oftered and paid, viz:
|1C 10 per cent, premium on the loan of 1842; *
, 18 per cent, premium on loans of 1847 and 1848; and
- 6 per cent. premium ou Texas indemnity 5 per cent, stock, together j,
'a" with tho interest accrued in each caae from lat July. i
be Certlflcatea of stock received here on or after tlio 1st day of Novcrn- c
n. her, until further notice ahail be given, will bo purchased at the folj
lowing rates, viz: t
8 per cent, premium on the loan of 1843;
n" 14 per cent, premium on the loans of 1847 and 1848 ; and I:
Ve & per cent, premium on Texan indemnity 6 per cent, stock, with the I *
q. accrued Interest payable thereon, respectively.
Whore certlflcatea of atock inscribed and transferable on the books .
of the treasury shall be received here, assigned to the United States.
. between the 1st December, when the transfer books will be closed,
and tiie 1st January, when the half-yearly interest is payable, the ac
erued interest for the lialf-ycar must bo expressly assigned to the
g- United States by the stockholder, as no interest for the current half
?f year can be included in the settlement, but the same will be payable '
by the Assistant Treasurer on the interest schedules as heretofore.
X f In all casos the purchase sums will bo settled in favor of the lawful
holder of tho stock, who shall assign It to tlio United Status in the
mode prescribed by the regulations of assignments of stock; and reQy
mlllaucc will bo made of tlic amount by draft on tho uaslatanl treasur
el- era at Boston, New York, or Philadelphia, at the option of the party in '
L,jr whose favor the settlement shall bo made. One day's additional in
f terest will lie added from the day of receipt here for ihc draft to be
. sent by mall. HOWKLl. COBll,
111 Secretary of tho Treasury.
Sep 34?dtf [Intel.]
,e. "VTEW JEWELRY, WATCHES, Ac., just openJ3|
ed.?In addition to our unusually large stock of elegant
"O- watches and jew elry recently selected, we open this day a very large
ck assortment of raucy silver ware, sc., suivamo lor wcuning una ouicr
present!. n
It We Invite particular attention to our present stock, embracing as It 4
,n 'Iocs everything new and elegant in our line. t
m. w. <;.\i/r& imo., t
324 Pennsylvania aveuue,
Oct 8?St between Otli and 10th streets.
, /A 8vo., London.
" Political and Military EvtnU in India, by Major Hough, Bengal 1
army, 2 vols., London.
Japon Indo Chlne, par M. I)ubol? de Jancigny, 1 vol., Pari*.
Martin's Statistics of tho British Colonics, 1 vol., 8vo., London.
"I Th? Private Ufa of an Eastern King, by William Knighton, 1vol.,
l,y Loudon.
Tho Kingdom and People of Siam, by Sir John Bowrlng, 2 vols.,
8~ I.ondon.
Our Anglo-Indian Army, by Captain Rafter, 1 vol , London. '
Momoir of tho Bengal Artillery, by Captain Buckle. Bengal artillery,
. 1 vol., 8vo., Loudon.
no Memoirs and Correspondence of the Marquis Wcllesley, successively
de governor general and captnin general of India, 8 vi>ls., 8vo. lamdon.
Military Operations ut Cabul, and tho Ketroat and Dcatruction of the
British Army in 1842, by IJeut. Eyre, Bengal artillery, 1 vol.
ed Oots
TTTHMRD'S HOTEL.?J. C. & H. A. Willard,
V V Pennsylvania avenue and Fourteenth street, Washington, D. C.
Jan 20?dlft ,
tie By A. GREEN, Auctioneer.
BRICK HOUSE AND LOT, at the corner of E
and 8th street*, at auction.?On Tuesday, the 3d day of NoII
voinbor, I shall sell In front of tho premises, at 4 o'clock, p. m., that
valuable property, situated at the southeast corner of 6th street west (
and E street north, having a front of 22 feet 2 Inches on E ami 75 foet ^
on 6th street, containing 1,002), foot, being part of lot No. 0, in 4
^ HipiarcXo. 480, with the improvement, which is a good two story and ,
attic brick house. This property is handsomely located in a neigh
borhood of the host society, and near JudiclAry square, Patent and ^
Post Offices, and but a short walk from the Capitol. Persons wishing
? to purchase a handsome site for a private residence, or make a good
investment, will do well to attend the sale.
Tkrmn : One fourth cash ; balance in 0,12, 18, and 24 months, the .
purchaser to give notes for the deferred payments, bearing interest
from Uie day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. Title
indisputable. All conveyancing at the cost of tho purchaser.
? f A. 0KEEN,
^ ' Oct 8?law3w4tooda Auctioneer.
| received a flresh supply of the new and improved Rising Star
cooking stove*. They are cast of the host Pennsylvania malleable iron,
and made very heavy and strong to stand hard knocks and
'* rough usage. For salo only at
Metropolitan move and (Irate Worker,
Peon, avenue, between lOtli and 11th eta.
? Oct 8?eo4w ' Noe. 818 and 522.
Attention, housekeepers!?! respectfully
call the attention of housekeepers to Spenoe'a
that heat* the parlor above and chamber* like the Parlor Companion
ue. For eale only at C. Woodward'* Metropolitan Stove anil Grate Fac
176 tory, No*. 318 and 322 Pennsylvania avenue, between 10th and 11th
60 street*.
46 N. B.?Hot air Furnaces of the latest improvement put up at the
80 j shortest notice. C. WOODWARD.
26 | Oct 8?co4w
I I a new supply of tho improved celebrated Sundae air light flat
lop cooking uteres, tour else*. For aale only at C. Woodward'* Metro
polttan Stove and Grate Factory, Noe. 318 and 322 Pennsylvania are 0
nue, between lOtli and 11th street*. u
Oct 8?eo4w
ment.?Just out, and for sale only at C. Woodward's Motropol
es, Itan Stove and Grate Factory, the Parlor Companion Furnace, made heavy
and strong of cast Iron. The Improvement is the letting in of
| the cold air through the bottom or the furnace, and throwing it against
red the hot Are-chamber and heating it, and throwing the hot-air from It
to the parlors
Perm, avenue, between lOl'i and 11th streets, h
| Oct 8?eodw No*. 318 and 322.
Proposals for Furutshiucthe Paper tor th? Public
< mcl HrrwmineinwjrT ot in Pvmjo PinniMi,
Washington, October 1st, 1M7.
[N pursuance of the provisions of the " Act to
provide fur executing the public printing," Sc., approved August
S, 1 bats, sealed propueala will be received at thU olfice, in lite Cap!
>1 until the Orel Monday (Tib day) of Iteoember next, at twelve
'clock, m , for furniebiug tbv paper that may be required for the pub
e printing for the year ending on Ibe let day of I'eoentber, 1861
The antyuined Hat specifies, aa nearly aa can be aacertatnad, tbe
uantity, quality and description of each kind of paper tbat will be re
Clou I
10,000 reame One printing paper, uncalendered, to measure 14 by
8 tncbee, and to weigh forty five pounds wrne roam of 480 abaeta.
Clou 11.
4,000 reams flue prlnUng paper, calendered, to measure S4 by SS
ncltea, and to weigh fifty-six pounds to tba ream of 480 sheets
Clou 111
8,000 reams auperOne sited and calendered printing paper, I* men
urc 14 by S8 inches, and to weigh flfty-two pounds to the ream af
80 sheets
ciau rr. ?
300 reams aupcrtlne hard sited nnd calendered printing |iapar, to
neaanre 24 by 82 inches, and to weigh forty-eight |a>uuds to the reset
f 480 abeats.
ciau r.
1,000 reams superUnu sited and calendered map paper, of tosh
ites as may he required, corresponding In weight with paper meat
irlng 19 by 24 luches, and weighing twenty pounds per renin af 480
Ciau n.
200 roams superOno plate paper, (calendered or uncalendered, ae
may be required,) 19 by 24 inches, and of etch weight per ream ae
uuy be required.
Tbe fibre of tbe paper of each of tbe above classes le be of Unea
,ud cotton, free from all adulteration with mineral or other substances,
if a fair whiteness, and put up In qulrea of twenty (bur sheets each,
nd in bundles of two reams each, each ream to contain 480 perfact
beets. Uniformity In color, thickness and weight will be required,
nd no bundle (exclusive of wrappers) vsrylng over or under five
icr cent, from the standard weight will be received, and the gross
reight will, in all caaes, ba required. Mixing of various tbickneaaes
n tbe same bundle to make up the woight will be considered a viola
ton of the contract.
Clow VII.
No. 1?1,800 reams quarto post writing paper,
So. 2?2,000 reams ttatnap writing paper;
Mo. 8? 800 reams dernl writing {taper;
Mo. 4?2,000 reams folio post writing paper,
Mo. 8? 800 reams medium writing paper,
No. 0? 80 reams royul writing paper;
No. T? 80 reams super-royal writing pa|ier;
No. 8? 80 roams imperial writing paper;
No. 9? 100 reams colored medium (assorted. )
Class VIII.
No. 1?8,000 reams writing paper, 19 by 20 inched, to weigb twany
eight pounds per ream.
No. 2?1,600 reams writing paper, 19 by 28 inches, to weigh tweu.
ythree pounds per ream.
No. 3?3,100 reams writing paper, 18 by 28 inches, to weigh tweny-six
pounds per ream.
No. 4?100 reams writing paper, 18 by 22 inches, to weigb twenty,
our pounds per ream.
No. 5?340 reams writing paper, 18 by 18 Inches, to weigh twentywo
{wunds per roam.
No. 6?400 reams writing paper, 12 by 18 inches, to weigb twolve
Kiuuds jier ream.
All tbe papers designated in classes 7 and 8 are to be of the beat
natcrlals, free from adulteration, and finished In the best manner.
'be papers in class 7 are to be white or blue, of the regular atandard
lies of the respective kinds, and of anch weights us may be re[Hired
by this nfllce; those iu class 8 are to bo white, and of tbe sizes
jul weight specified In tho schedule.
The right is reserved of ordering a greater or loss quantity of each
.ud every kind contracted for, at such times and in such quantities a*
ho public service may require.
Each class will be oonsldurod separately, and be subjoct to a sepaate
contract; but bidders may offer for one or more of the classes In
ho same proposal; and tho privilege is reserved of requiring a bidder
?ho may have more than one class assigned him to take all tnrh
lasses, or forfeit his right to any class.
Samples (not less than one quire) of each kind of paper bid fbr,
nut but one sample of each kind, must accompany each bid; and, lu
lasses 7 and 8, bo numbered to correspond with the number of the
ispor proposed for in that schedule; and, in the Urst six classes, to ba
iroperiy designated on the sample, or it will not be considered. All
iroposuls and Hamples must be transmitted to this office free of post go
or other expense.
Each proposal must be signed by the individual or firm making it,
jul must specify the price per pound (and hut ono prico for each) of
very kind of paper contained in the class proposed for.
All the paper in the sevoral classes must be delivered at such placo
r places as may bo designated in Washington City, In good order,free
f all and every extra charge or expense, and subjoct to the Inapeckm,
count, weight and measurement of the 3u|>erinlebdent, and be in
.11 respects satisfactory.
Blank forms for proposals will be furnished at this office to par- *
ons applying for them; and none will be token into consideration uu
ess substantially agreeing therewith.
Bonds, witli approved securities, will be required; and the supply ug
of an inferior article In any of the classes, or u failure to supply
lie quantity required at any time, will be considered a violation of the
f u ll bidder is required to furnish with his proposals satisfactory
rtdencc of his ability to execute tbcm; and pru)>osals unaccompanied
>y such evidence will be rejected.
The proposals (which must be sent separate from tho samples) will
si opened in the manner required by law " on the Ural Tuesday
tier the first Monday in Dcoember" next, (8tb,) at 10 o'clock a. in.,
1 the office of the Superintendent.
Proposals will be addressed to the " Superintendent of the Public
Timing, Capitol of the United States, Washington," and endorsed
Proposals for Supplying Paper."
Oct 1?2awtDecl Superintendent of Public Printing.
Magnificent Grain and Stock. Farm for Sale.
rHE subscriber having iixed his reaidenoe in
Washington for a fow years, wishes to sell his ferm, stock, be.,
ipoii such terms, as cannot fail to bo satisfactory to any one who is
lustrous of farming and stock-raising. The farm which I will sell,
ontaini 800 ncro* of first ouulit v land, lvintr ill the countv of Piko.
itatc of Missouri, and a Utile over a mile from tfco town of Bowling
Ireen, the county scat of Pike. There are about aeven hundred acres
f rich and gently rolling prairie, the balance in timber. Upwards oi
uur hundred acres arc in a tine state or cultlvattoo; ouo hundred
ores in meadow; sixty acies In wheat; ton acres In orchard of tho
ant selected fruit, now bearing linely, and t nclosod by an Osage orange
ledge. It is the best watered farm in the neighborhood. Besides
iever-fulliug ponds of stock water, there is a small eresk running
tirough the tract, allbrdlng an inexhaustible supply of watar at all
eusous of tho year. The farm Is twelve miles from the flourishing
>nd rapidly growing city of Ioulslana, our market town on the Missis.
Ippi river, with a plunk road complete to Bowling Green, by which
ve can take a load of produco in wagons to Ioulslana, and return tba
aine day.
Tho buildings are a cottage dwelling house In good repair, contain,
rig eight rooms; also kitchen, pantry, smoke-house, negro bouses,
tables, corn-cribs. Ice-bouse, and other outhouses. Besides the stock
valor, there is a never-failing spring within two hundred yards ot
he house, two cisterns, one of which Is thirty foet deep, and ten feet
u diameter, arched over at top with brick, and plastorod inside with
lydraullc cement, and otherwise finished in the completes! manner.
rhere <1 not a >nore healthful farm in the State of Mutourt; nor Is
here, In general estimation, a moro beautiful and valuable one?acordlng
to Its sixo?in the county.- I wish to sell It, simply because
vbilsl engaged In my present enterprise, as the editor and proprietor
>f tho Washington Union, I cannot conveniently manago and oarry it
>n to proper advantage.
Tho terms will bo mndo very accommodating. By paying one-third
[i rash, the purchaser can havo four yearn to pay the balance In, by
laying Internet and securing the deferred payments In the usual *
Any inquiry addressed to tho subscriber, Washington city, or to my
on Blackford Harris, or Samuel F. Murray, esq., Bowling Green,
'ike county, Mo., will bo promptly attended to.
Sept 110 WM. A. HARRIS.
Sioux City, Iowa,
Enter lauds with laud warrants or cash, or on time, and loan money
it western rates, pay taxes, and furnish ahstraot to titles.
Sep 26?dAswly
St'TWt, IjLi, A CO., \ / TUOKAS R. Ht'TW,
Hankers, j J Lcxs Iju,
Wahjiinoton Crrr. ) (I.tuus R. Shoot.
MOOT, RUSSELL, Si CO., Bankers, Leavenworth
^ City, K. T., dealers in exchange, uncurrent bank notos, and land
varranta. Agents for the purchase and sale of lands and city lota,
>nd all busluess appertaining to & first class land agency.
Collections made on all accessible points in the United States and
(Of Majors, Russell, A Co.,)
Corner Main and Shawnee streets, opposite Planters' Hotel,
Ap 18?dAcp0m Leavenworth City, K. T.
[1IAVE this day received at the Metropolitan
Stove, Grate, Hot air Furnace, and Cooking Range Factory a
ew of the Sponcc elevated ovou hot air cooking ranges. They will
lo all the rooking, washing, Ironing, Ac., and heat the parlor and
hambers above, with one small coal tire
Also, the best and latest Improved |N>rlor Are places, which also
teat the rooms shove like the range.
I Invite all those in want ot the above to call at my dwelling, No.
143, 11th street, between Q and H, where you can see them both in
ull operation and examine for yourselves. Tbey are oertalaly the
.est rooking range and furnace ever before offered In this market,
rhere were put up In nalttmoro last fall over 1A0 of the ranges, all of
vhlch have given perfect satisfaction, and 1 can produce refereooaa to
hnt effect. I nm the sole agent for the above for this citv.
Please call at the Metropolitan Stove and Orate Factory, Nos. 118
ind 322, where you can purchase a good and cheap stove, range, or
urnace, and also furnish your house from the kitchen to the attic with
til kinds of bouse furnishing articles cheap for cash.
c woonwARn,
Metropolitan Stove and Orate Factory,
Prnn. avenue, between 10th and 11th ata.
Hep 23?Otco
Mir The Rev. AVm. Pinkney, D. I)., having acepted
the call of the vestry of the Church of the Ascension, wtR enter
ipon the duties of bis rectorship on Sunday, October 11.
Persona desiring pews in tho church will please apply to
Register of Ascension Church,
Room No. 11, west wing Patent Ofttoa.
Sept &?TuWkStff
Keller and McKenney, Bankers,
HAVE removed their office to the northeaat corner
of lAulslana avenue and 8eventh street, where they will
onUnue to attend to the bank note exchange and collection, and all
inslneaa of a financial character generally
Oct 2?eodit

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