P. L ADRIANCE & CO.'S
Hllll. AI>ELI*tl! \ M4TTBI8.
Persons visiting Philadelphia, either 011 busi
ness or pleasure, or en route to the North,
East, or West, or having any kind of business
to transact tla-re, either iu person or by letter,
are confidently referred to the following cards
as representing some ol the principal estab
lishments there, in -their respective departments
of business, ami whose proprietors can be re
lied on for doing the haudnumc thing, whether
receiving orders in poison or by mail. Any of
them will promptly attend to all orders by mail
or other* lit, uud can be relic J on us being
governed strictly by fair market prices and the
rules of honor. Those having business in that
direction would do well to cut this department
out and preserve it for reference.
BRIT IN Ml A H AliK, Ac.
HALL A: HOAKDA1AN. ^.lanufacturers ol
liriiauuiu Ware. N'os W ite U5 Arcli street, Phila
delphia. are cousiant J pure?i lo Mipph, of the
best qual ty to an> extent, the following articles
and every article of ware manufactured from
liritutiit 1a Metal: tea sets, cottee pots, terf pot*,
cream cups, sugar bowls, slop bowls, molasses
cups, children'." cups, pitcheis. beer mugs, mini
julep cup*, plates and basins, castors, soup ladles,
gravy ladles, lable-spoous, ten-spoons, spittoons,
candlesticks, liuid lamps, lard and oil lamps, de
canter stoppers, syrup cups, bed paus, chair pans,
comiuunion service sets. A Silver Medal award
ed by the Franklin Institute. Orders by mail
promptly aiteuded to.
WM. D. ROGERS, Coach and Light Carriage
Builder. Northeast corner tilh and Master streets,
Philadelphia. Orders for every description of
Carriages fro in any part of the world executed in
the most satisfactory manner.
O. W. WATSON. Carriage Repository. Ches
uut street. ab,?ve Twelllh Medal uu arded at
the World's Fair ol lsM. Orders by uiail prompt
ly attended to.
CARRIAGE TRIMMINGS, Ac.
GOODS FOR CAItRlAGE MAKERS.?Drab
and Colored Cloths. VV'orrted and Union Damasks.
Paramattas, Cotteliiiea. Plain and Figurrd Plush,
Silks. Russia Sheetings. Buckrams. Ar<\ Shoe
Manufacturers' Goods.? Lnjili-h ami French Les
t Italian t. loths. Lucets. Galloons, Linings,
ii.i.,1- S "?*t UK*, and Irish Liueu* For ?<tle
by IsA.v TOX At Co.. Importers und Job
bers. 37 South Second .? re--t. Philadelphia. Orders
by mail promptly attended lo.
CAR ? HEELS, Ac.
A W HITN E\ i' SON. Manufacturers ot
Uerls tor Cars and Locomotives, Philadelphia.
A W. & Sou. manufacturers ot Chilled Railroad
Wheel* tor Cars aud Locomotive- Will also fur
nish Wheels tiued complete on best English and
American Kollersand Amern an Hammered Axles.
Orders bj mail promptly attended to.
N B. SELHL.1M ER. Maouiacturer of French
Tete-u-tetes. Arm and farlor Chair Frames No.
U1 Dock street, 2d story. The trace SotUh and
West supplied on reasonable ieri:js O.-de/s
.M VV. BALDWIN A C?, M W. iialdwiu
mid Mallhe* Baird.) Engineers. Croud and
Hamilton streets, Philadelphia. uou.d call" I he
nlieution of Railroad Mauagera, and tuu?e inter
??teJ in Railroad Properly, 10 their System of Lo
comotive Engine*, ill which they are adapted lo
the particular business lor which they may be re
quired ; by the use oi one, two, three, or four
pair of driving wheels ; auJ the use oil he whole,
or so much of the weight as may be desirable, tor
adhesion; and in accommodating mem to the
grades, curves, strength of *up^r?(ruction and
rail and work to be done, we also furnish to
order Wheel*, Axles, Bowi ng Tire, (to ht centres
without boring,) Composition Castings lor Hear
ing* j every description ot Copper Sheet Iron and
Boiler work, and every article appertaining to the
!. pair or renewal ot .Locomotive Engiues. Or
ucrs by mail promptly attended to.
JOHN AGNEW, Fire Engine Manufactory,
. and Bras# Foundry, No. 340 Vine street, Ptnladel
phia, Manufactures Fire Engines of every des
cription to order ; Suction and Leading Hose, and
alt other article* connected with Fire Apparatus
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
WILLIAM VAUGHAN, No. 321 Race street,
Philadelphia, would respectfully invite the atten
tion ol Merchants, Builders and others to the
beiutiful variety of work produced at his estab
lishmeni, consisting of Stained Window Glass
suitable tor Hotels, Saloons, Public and Private
Buildings Churched Ornamental Stained Glass;
Transoms aud Side Lights lor \ estibules. Balco
ny, Piazza, and Staircase Windows. Also. Lead
Sash and Stained Glass for Churches, Scriptural
Figures and Alter pieces. 1* ruit, Flowers, Orna
ments, Landscapes, Ac., accurately worked up lo
order and furnished hi any part of the United
States. Samples of White and Colored Enamels
may be seen at the store. All orders promptly
ilAKDH AMC, 6ic.
R A W. C. BIDDLE A Co. No 47 Market
street, and '?1 aud 21 Jones <iiiey, Philadelphia,
k-ep constantly on hand a large assortment oi
Foreign and Domestic Hardware, among which
will be fiMind genuine Mousehole, Win. Foster's
and Wngul's Anvils, Blacksmith * Bellows, Cot
ter Key and Wright's Solid Box Vices, Hoe's aud
Rowland's CrossCut aud Mill Saws, English and
American Wagon Boxes, Ames' Shovels Row
laud's Shovels aad Spades, Biddle s Railroad
Sbovelea ; lieatty s, Hunts, Biddie s, ami With
erfoy s Edge Tools, Butcher * Tools, and Files ;
Spencer s Files; Spear's. Disslon's. and Middle's
Saws , Uiddle's black Augers, Pugh s Auger Bills,
Rose A Son s Trowels, Wosieuhfliin s and other
Cutlery, which. with a full assortment of Hain
mered Pans, Brass Kettles, Cast fietl, Horse
Nails, Wrought Nails, Horse Shoes, Hinges,
plain and gnnblet point Screws, Bolts. Locks,
Planes, Rulers, Tacka Brads, Sparables, and
. shell-goods generally. Witt t>e sold at the !owest
market prices, either by the package or from the
shelves. Orders by mail promptly atiended to.
SAVERY Ac CO., Manufacturers of all kinds
oi Enamelled Ware, Sad Irons, Wagon Boies,
also Ploughs, Agricultural Boilers, Ac., S. Front
street, below the Navy Yard. Curtis A hand,
ageuts, Nos. 41 and 43 Commerce street, Phila
delphia. Orders by mail promptly attended to.
IIAKNEMi AND HADDLERY.
LACEY A PHILLIPS, Harness and Saddle
Manufacturers, 14 and 16 Seventh street, Phila
delphia. Messrs. L. A P., at their extensive es
tablishment Southwest corner .rHh and Minor,
keep the largest stock of ready made Harness
and Saddles of aay house in the United States.
They have reduced the business of manufactur
ing to such a perfect system that, for quality and
price, thev beyond ail competition It is ac
knowledged that lor elegance, lightness, comlorl,
and real value, the Harness and Saddles of Lacey
A Phillips surpass all others. They invite a close
examination ol their stock. Attention is called
to the following scale of prices:
' ?<>od plain serviceable Single Harness Si / to %&.
?' Fancy M ?? ?i to 1^5
Plain Double Harness, lo $^0
They have a branch ol their establishment at
New Orleans, No. SI St. Charles street. Country
Harness Makers can Ite supplied with Harness
cheaper than they can manufacture them. Prixe
Medal awarded World's Fair, London, 1851.
Prize .Medal awarded World's Fair, New York,
1*63. Orders by mail promptly atiended to.
HD.tE FACTO HI li*.
A STONE, Hemp-Hose and Lamp-Wick '
Manufactory. Quarry street, Philadelphia. A
cheap and superior Hose, lor the use ol Fire
Companies, Kailroad Locomotives. Steamboat*, '
Ships, Manufactories, House-keepers. Arc. Ii is
made without steam, is much lighter, and tar less
eipenssve to keep in order than the leather hose,
and manufactured at no other establishment in
the United Stales. Lamp-wick of every descrip
tion for Chemical, Solar, Fluid and Astral Lamp*,
of all number*. Aiso, Chair and Sofa Webbing.
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
JONES' EXCHANGE HOTEL, conducted on 1
the European Plan, 77 Dock atreet, opposite Ex
change and Post Office, Philadelphia.
ARCADE HOTEL, Chrsnul street, between
Sixth and Seventh, (one block above the Slate
Heusej Philadelphia. Thia hotel is coaducte
on the European |>lan and possesses many ad van
luges to business men. Open during the iwenty
four hours of the day. J. D. BROWN, Proprietor.
ASHLAND HOU8E, Arch street, above Sev
enth. Philadelphia. H. S. BENSON, Proprietor.
AMERICAN GALVANIZED IKON WORKS,
Oilier uud Warehouse No. 12 North Tenth street,
Philadelphia. M'CuIlough A Co., Manufacturers
of Galvanized Sheet and Routing Iron, to any
pattern up lo 30 inches wide, and 9 feet long.
From No 14 >o 25, wire gunge. All kinds of
Wrought and Cat>( Iron work galvanized. Palent
Galvanized iron Tubing, for Chain Pumps. This
new and desirable article, made of Galvanized
Iroiif i* strong, durable and neat, warranted not
to corrode; will la*t three times longer than any
other article heretofore used for Chain Pumps,
produces ona-ihird less friction, and consequently
requires less power to draw the water. M'CuI
lough Ac Co. would invite the especial attention ol
Architects and Builder* to their Patent Galvanized
Iron Cornice, which, for cheapness, lightness and
neatness, cannot lie excelled; will not corrode,
and gives to the buildiug a most beautiful appear
ance As to the style, beauty, and utility of this
Cornice, they can rvier to some of the tinesi build
ings in Philadelphia. All orders for any of the
above article* promptly attended to.
JAMES C. ADAMS, Agent,
1-1 North Tenth st., Plnla.
J. HALL ROHRMAN, Ornamental Japauner,
and Wholesale Manufacturer of Grocer's Tea
Chests, Cunu'sters, ice.. and all kinds of Plain and
Japanued Tin Ware. Tin Boxes. &cc., by machi
nery. No. Cherry street, above Gth. Philadelphia.
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
RICHARD NORKIH ii SON, (Richard and
Henry Latiiner Norris.) Norris Locomotive
Works, Bush Hill, Philadelphia, manufacture lo
order Looomotive*, exclusively, ou any plan or of
any size?of best materials and workmanship.
Their Works having been this year greaily en
larged and furnished with the most approved
Tools, they are enabled now, having a large num
ber of workmen employed, to execute order* with
TIIURLOW. HUGHES Ac LU? Dealers in
Cotton and Woo en Machinery, Machine Cards,
Lubricating Oil, Oil Soap, Leather Belting, Drugs,
Dyestntis. Arc , No. 5 North Fifth street, Phila
delphia. Orders by mail promptly attended to.
R. S. BARNES, No 6 ."South Seventh street,
Philadelphia,^Publish and sell Wall Map* 'ur
Counting Houses ami VJup of the World, Map of
Europe, Map ol Am<i. Vlap of Africa, Map ol
North and South America. Maps ol the I'nited
Staie?. trom one dollar up io ten dollars each.
Also, maps of each State and Territory m the
L* mled Mates. Orders by mall promptly executed.
PliRH MERV Ac.
I. li. PETERS Ac CO. Perfumers aiid_ Im
porter* ot French, English, and German l'erfu
in try and Fancy i?oods, 152 Chestnut streel, Phil
adelphia. rtaving lilted up a handsome Store
and large Laboratory, we are now prepared to
execute orders lor everything hi the Perfumery
line. Our assortment is unequalled by any other
house in the country, and as lo quality uud prices
we guarantee to give satisfaction. Our u?*oit
Weul comprise* i'oiiiudes, Oils, Colognes Totlel
and Verbena Water Extracts for Ihe Handker
chief, Eau Lusirale Hair Restorative, Liquid Per
sian Hair Dye, instantaneous without coloring
the sKin ; Toilet ami Intuit Po*'dtrs; Toilet and
Fancy Soaps ol every description; Transparent
S->aps ot superior quality, all of which we are
manufacturing ou a large scale and can till orders
lo any amount at short nonce. Druggists' Arti
cles.? We iui|>ori direct from the Factories in
Europe. Bougies and Catheters, Stomach Tubes,
Suspensary Bandages, Injection Apparatus,
Pocket and Stand Scales, Court Plaster, \c.
T?-eth, Hair, Nail and Shaving Brushes, Orange
Flower Water, Essential Oils, Arc. Fancy Goods.
We are constantly receiving, per European
steamers, Paper Mache, Bronze, Back Gammon
Boards, and every variety of Fancy Goods in our
line. Orders by mail promptly attended lo.
PIANO ItlKTES, ?S*c.
WILHEIM Ac SCHULER. Piano Forte Man
ufacturer*. No. 1C South Sixth street, respectfully
solicit ihe attention of a discriminating public lo
their Piano Fortes, being the lavorilcs bolk of
Professors and Amateurs. We have Grand
Square, Louis XlVih, and other style Pianos, ail
ot superior and substantial beauty, sweetness,
power, clearness, and that rich mellow volume of
lone which renders them peculiarly adapted for
accompanying the voice in singiug; also of that
delicacy and elasticity of touch winch so much
facilitate the execution of difficult passages.
Their superiority has secured them a rank above
most others, and with our very moderate puces
we hold out inducements to all in waul of excel
lent Pianos, not met Willi elsewhere. References
of the uiosi respectable character will be given.
All the iaieal improvement* introduced, and the
instruments warranted in every respect. Orders
by inail promptly attended to.
GEORGE VOGT, Manufacturer of Piano For
tes, and publisher and Dealer in Music, No. -149
Arch street, Philadelphia. The attention of per
sons desiring Piano* is particularly invited lo the
heautUiil and excellent variety at this establish
ment. For harmony of tone uud style oI linish
they cannot be surpassed. Country merchants
invited to call. Orders by mail promptly attended
C. MEYER re.?|>ectfjily informs his friend* and
the public generally, thai be has constantly on
hand Piiouk equal to those I or which lie received
the I'ii** Mnlal, in London, in iboi. All orders
piomptly attended to, and great care tnken in the
selection mid packing the saute, lie ha* received
during the last fifteen years, more medals from
the Franklin Institute than any other Piano Man
ufacturer. Also, first premium from Boston, and
premiums from New \ork and Baltimore. Ware
room No. U'i South Fourth street, Philadelphia.
JiAKES, HCALLH, 4c.
EVANS 6l WATSON, No. '?& South Fourth
street, (late S3 Dock street ) have now on aand a
Urge assortment of their Patent Salamander, Fire,
and Thief-Proof Safes. Dank Vaults and iron
Doors for Dank and Stores, Patent Slate Lined
Refrigerators, Water Filters, Seal and Letter ,
Copying Presses, Fairbank s Platform ;yid Coun
ter Scales. Reference*.? Farmers and Mechan
ics' Rank, Philadelphia, IV safes; Wui. Goodrich
& Co., corner Third and Market streets; United
States Arseuai; 5 in California; 3 in Philadel
phia; Pennsylvania Railroad Company U sales.
Hundreds of other names can be given. Sole
Agency for iiutlerworth's, Dettley's, Sale's, llall's
and Jones' Patent Powder Proof Rank Locks.
Please give us a call. Orders by mail promptly
?UOI*MAk.UH?' AKTICLb*, *vc.
JACOB FOSTER, (successor to J. Russell,)
Manufacturer of Lasts, lioot and Shoe Trees,
Crimping Boards, dec., Wholesale and Retail, No.
3Cherry street above Third, Philadelphia. Ordeis
by mail promptly attended to.
DANIEL SHOEMAKER, Manufacturer oi
Lasts, lioot and Shoe Trees, Crimping Boards,
&c., No. 69 Callowhill street, between Vd and 3d.,
Philadelphia. Orders by mail promptly attended
M. WALKER Jc SONS, Pennsylvania Wire
Railing Works, Northeast corner Otti and Market
streets, Philadelphia. At these works the follow*
mg articles are manufactured, and constantly on
hand lor sale: Patent Wire Railing, Patent
Wrought Iron Ruiiroad and Farm Fencing, Patent
Spring Wire Sacking Bedsteads; Brass, Copper,
and Iron Wove Wire Cloth, with every variety ol
Wire Work Circulars or any other information
may be obtained by addressing the proprietors.
M. WALKER Ac SONS, UU Market St., Phila
delphia. Ordera by mail promptly amended to.
J U?T KBCE1VEI) AT T.W I,ok ? M %|
ry'a Bookstore, near 9th street?
The Plurality of Worlds, with an hi io?Ju<'iiun
by Edward Hitchcock, D. D.
A Lamp to the Path; or, the Bibie in lite Heart,
the Home, and the Market Pla<*?-, i.y me R?*v. W
K. Tweedie, D. D.
The Catacombs ot Route, t?y tne Hight Kev. W.
J Kip, D. D.
Narrative of a Voyage to toe Nortuwest Com
of America, by Onbriel Franchere.
Corinne, by Madame De Staet, new euitiot..
Vathek, by Beckford, do
Female Poets of Oreat Hntam, do
Western Scenes and Adventures, illustra etl.
t1 HACK LEK, by Julia Kavauah, author
JT of Daisy Burns Madeleine, Nathalie, ,Vc.
The Summer Find; a Southern Story, by a
child of the sua. Just published and for sHle by
April 10 (Corner Pcnn. avenue and llth'at.
Jtv Illinois lo Soldiers of the Late War," giving
the name* of each soldier to whom a patent was
issued for land lying tn the military bounty land
district i'or services in the late war, (with Eng
land ;) the description of the tract of land granted
to each, with the date of the patent; the company
and regiment in which they severally served, and
by whom each patent wax received. A single
copy for sale.
Old Pensiou Rolls of Indiana and North Caro
List of Pensioners of the United Stale* under
the act of 18th of March, IHlSf, showing' the rank
and hneiu which each nerved
Virginia Muster Rolls *
Virginia Pay Rolls.
List of Rejected and suspended Pensions, with
the reasnu* lor the rejection oV suspension
r r Hide in Washington by
TAYLOR Af MAURY.
/"AWTED?A Situation a* Teacher ot
I English, Mathematics, and Laliu; also, the
liuienls of Greek, if desired. All of which will
o taught in the most approved manner.
The applicant is an experienced teacher, ol
good adilrwss. and will furnish the !>esl references
lioth in regard to character and ability.
None but a liberal salary need be offered.
For particulars, address
De<- b? tl Pittstield, Massachusetts.
ri A A lv Ll X OTIC K.?House keepers and
X others are reminded thut the foilwwing list ol
Articles are of ihe very best description, <ind can
be purchased from the stibscriberoo a- low tenuis
as any other house in the city. A Inrtre assort
ment and supply always on hand'
Oils of all kind* Queenswarc
Window <?las? Girondoles.
Eartheuware Britannia ware,
Glass. &c., dec., itec
(roods -eat to any part ot' the city free ol
charge Country dealers will do well to call
0. S. WH1TTi,ESEY:
>fll>o?ite Seidell & Withers'* Bant
Mar Jt? (Star.)
A Complimentary Curd *nil Invitation to
kkTJS7"?!K* 1 have EARNED ONE HUN
Y> L)RED DOLLARS OF MY OWN
MONEY. I will .trade on one hundred dollars,
and when I have earned one thousand dollars,
I will trade upon one thousand dollars, and
so increase my business and capital in pro|>or
tion." I wilf never taka credit or give my own
promise to pay notes, but will pay ciish for all my
goods when purchased. 1 will keep down my ex
penses, and will not pay high, enormously high
rents, nor live above my income, and will deal
fairly with all men. Maxims like tliese and for
mer experience in the wholesale und retail manu
facturing, as well as the import and export trades
during these last tive and twenty years, have en
abled GEORGE P. FOX. U. S. A., U. S. N? Tailor,
and I'lnventeur des Modes, to progressively rise
from the humble rank of selling one vest pattern
in Wall street a few years ago. to be the present
sole proprietor ol the store ('25 feet front by 105 feet
deep) opposite Pearl street, NO. 3'il BROAD
It is also cijually true thai wiih money, cash in
hand, FOX?GEORGE P. FOX?has, during the
past few months, made extensive purchases, at
ruinously low prices, of fine
CLOTHS, FASHION ABLE VKSTINUS,
and other articles connected with the Tailoring
Business, on importation, and from resectable
city merchants, who arc in want of discounted
money at any price or loss, owing lo an over
stocked market and the circumstances' of hard
times. (A. D. 1&!M.)
frOX?GEORGE P FOX?while moatthankful
to the public lor I tie liberal patronage received,
still maintains Ins reputation lor at all times sell
ing the most fashionable oi' Custom, Pattern, and
RKADY MADE GARMENTS,
Dress, Frock Coats, Overcoats, Vests, Pantaloons.
Cloths, Cassimeres, Velvet Vestinirs, Atc.,Acc., and
is determined not to be outdone'iu liberality ot
dealing, nor undersold by the lea>t nor the biggest
house in the trade. Me is also equally detertnined;
to the be-t of his ability, to employ a meritorious
laboring class of Journeymen Tailors; and others
who ure suffering dreadiul privations lor want ot
employment, and therefore offers, on and after
this date, until ihe beginning of the year 16^5, the
resoun-es ol his magnificent Tailoring Establish
ment. free of pro/it on the cost of nil his goods,
combined with Ins own gratuitous service*, to his
friends and the public* to be considered as a sort
HOLIDAY OR NEW YEAR'S GIFT!
exainpleizing wealthy gentlemen, (Jailed States
Department*, the Executive,"Officer* of the Army
and Navy. Bankers, Foreigners, Citizens, the pres
ent imperative duty of solvent tradesmen and
merchants to employ their fellow-men. aid and
assist Ihe inauguration ot a better state of trade
all over the world from the commencement of the
Sew Year, one thousand eight hundred and fifty
five. I am. fellow-citizens, (representing one of
ihe links of Commerce,; yours truly, ever grateful
GEORGE P. FOX,
Saii.t United Statr.1 Lradrr of Fcukitnu,
?jj ? uarimt. A'o. 3'21 llroadHwy,
8. ? L. ?. GEORGE P. FOX.
* Dec 19?
CI KNTLEMEN'S Dltl.SS SHIRTS, of
X beat quality. -A large assortment, at the
lowest market prices, constantly on hand.
WALL 3c STEVENS,
322, Penn avenue, next door to Iron Hall.
J*n 5 (News.)
OFFICIAL ARMY \M) NAVY HUGH.
TER for 1855.
The Navy Register for the United States for the
Official Army Register for lb&'>.
Just published and for sale at
TA Y LOR Ac M A URY'S
nook store, near 9th street.
NOV'Ki;iiM, Inventions, and Curiosities
in Arts aad Man u fact urea.?Price 50 cents
(ray's Fables, profusely illustrated.
The Ladies' and Gentlemen's Leiter Writer.
Shooting, by R. Rlakey.
Juat imported from England by
TAYLOR & MAURY,
Rookstore near 9th at.
TIIK YOUTH oi<" MADAME 1)13 J.OX
X gueville, or new Hevelation* of Court and
Convent in the seventeenth century, from the
French ot Victor Cousin, by F. W. Ricord.
Faggota for the Fireside, or Facta and Fancy
by Peter Parley.
Ju?t received and for sale by
Nov 13 R. FARNHAM.
GKWTH* SCARPA TIBS, CRAVATS, Ac
Every variety of size, style, ami shape ol
new and desirable Scarfs, Napoleon T.ea, Cra
vats, Ate., of late importation, and at moderate
Dec 7?3tif Salesroom, Rrown'a Hotel.
VT i; W VEAK's FitEsTkmX-M. W
J.1 GALT Ac BRO. will open thia day a magnifi.
cent assortment of Watches,Jewelry, Silver Ware,
and Fancy Goods, suitable lor presents, to which
they invite the attention ol purchaser*.
M W. GALT Ac BROTHER,
Jan 3?.It Penn. av., betw. 9th and 10th si.
VARIETY HOOT AND SHOE STuKI
WHITfc MATIN AND KID HOOT*
and Slipper*. Ju?t received a general
son mem of the above; workmanship and materia
of the beat,.
Also an elegant supply ol Toilet Slipper*, em
bracing the French embroided, Wilton and Ve/
ve' GEO. BURNS,
340 Pennsylvania avenue,
Adjoining Patterson's Drug Store.
rpHK l MIERWGNED would reaped
X. lolly inform hi* fnendsand citizen* gene
rally that he has resumed Ihe Grocery busine**
and is now located at the corner of Pennsylvania'
avenue and I hirteenth street, where will be
found a choice selection of Groceries, Teas
inea, Liquors, Cigars,Ate.
Special attention is invited to hia assortment ol
IMS, Liquors, and Cigars.
lie a!?ove goods are all ol (ha l>?*t quality, and
lor sale very low for cash.
, u P* D. TWEEDY,
. . ,?hrneir ennsylvania avenue and 13th atreet,
M*' Nov 3?dlwAteol w
/ tUHOWHKU* YEAR OK THE WAK._
\ J A War ot the War by Adam G. De Gou
rowski, a citizen of the United States.
J list published, and lor sale at
TAYLOR At MAURY'S,
Feb 1 Near 9th at.
HUDSON H1VEH KA1LKOAI).
nrrHOW NEW YORK TO AND FROM
inlMHBPALBANY AND TROY ?<>? and
after Monday, May 8, 1854, the trains will as
Leave New York, from the office cot. n o'
Chambers street and College Place, at
6, a. tn. Express tram lor Albany and Troj
connecting with Northern and Western traias
Through in 4 hours from Chambers street.
7, a. m. Poughkeepsie Way Passenger Tram,
stopping at all statious, and carrying way mail froi.i
New York to Poughkeepsie.
8, a. m. Mail Train lor Albany anil Troy, stop
ping at Peekskill, Garrison's, Cold Spring, Fish
kill, New Hamburg, and at all mail stations north
10, a. ui. Peekskill Way Passenger Tram, stop
ping at all stations.
12, m. Way Train for Albany and Troy, stcoping
at Yonkers,Tarrytown, Sini; Sin*, Crugers. Peeics
kill, Cold Spring, FishkillvNew Hamburg, Pougn
keepsie, Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Harrytowu Ti
voli, Oakhill, Hudson, Coxsackte, Stuyvesant, ant.
Castleton; and connecting with the Express Tram
leaving Albany at 6.30, p. m., for Bufialo, and at
Troy with Northern Trains for Montreal.
1, p. m. Poughkeepsie Way, Freight, and Pa?
senger Train, stopping at all stations.
5, p. m. Way Train for Albany and Trov, stop
ping at Dobbs's Ferry, Sing Sing, Peekskill, Cold
Spring, Fishkill, New Hamburg, Poughkeepsie,
and at all stations north.
4.10, p. m. To Poughkeepsie, stopping at all
4, p. m. Express Trains to Albany and Troy,
stopping at Peekskill, Fishkill, Poughkeepsie,
Rhinebeck, and Hudson, connecting at Albany
with the Western Express Tram at 11, p. m., for
5.30, p. m. To Peekskill, stopping at nil way
?i.30, p. in. Emigrant and Freight Train for Al
bany and Troy, stopping at all Time Table Sta
11 in To Tarryiown, stopping at all way
Leaves Troy at 4.30, a. m., and Albany at 4.45,
a. in. Express Passenger Tram for New York,
stoppiug at Hudson, Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie,
'Fisnkill, and Peekskill. ?
Leaves Troy at 4.45, a. m., and Albany ai ti a.
in. Way Mail and Passenger Train lor New York,
-topping at all mail stations.
Leaves Troy at 8.30, a. ra., and Albany at 8.45,
a. m. Express Train for New York, stopping only
at Hudson, Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill,
Leaves Troy at 10.45, a. m., and Albany at 11,
a. m. Way Train, stopping at Castltton, Stuyve
sant, Coxsackie, Hudson, Oakhill, Tivoli, Barry
town, Rhinebeck, Staatsburg, Hyde Park, Pough
keepsie, New Hamburg, Fishkill, C*ld Spring,
Garrison's, and Peekskill.
Leaves Albany at 1.45, p. ra. Way, Freight, and
Passenger Train for Pougnkeepsie, stopping at all
Leaves Troy tt 4.30, p. m., and Albany at 4.45,
Em. Express Train stopping only at Hudson,
hiuebeck, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill, and Peekskill.
Leavus Troy at 4.30, p. m., and Albany at 4.45,
p. in,, from Albany. Milk, Freight, anJ Pusscii
fer Train, stopping at all stations.
.EAVE POUGHKEEPSIE FOR NEW YORK.
At 4.30, a. m. Way Freight Train, stopping at
At 6 30, a. m. Way Passenger Train, stopping
at all Time Table stations except Manhattan.
At 4. p. m. Way Passenger Traia, stopping at
LEAVE PEEKSKILL FOR NEW YORK.
At 6.30, a. in., and 3.20, p. in., storing at all
LEAVE SING SING FOR NEW YORK
At 6, a. in., stopping at all way stations.
Passengers are requested to procure tick
ets before entering the cars. Tickets purchased
in the cars will be5ccnts extra.
Trains will stop a suti cieut time at Poughkeep
sie for refreshments.
Freight forwarded te Le west and north as ei
?editiously, safely, and neaply as l>y uny other
ine. ED \ UND FRENCH.
Nkw York, May 8, 18.' May 10?tfeo
i Rill lor Injunction. In the Circuit Court In
tlie District of Columbia, sitting in Chan
James Guthrie, 1
Isaac N. Conutock, > Defendant*.
Samuel Byington,ami I
Richard Wnllach, J
THIS bill of complaint in the above stated cause
states,that the said complainant,onorMboutthe
twenty-fifth day of November. A. D., 1651, entered
into a contract with the United States government,
agreeing to supply the government with five mil
lion of brick for the extension of the Capitol. That
?aul complainant, on or about the ]2th day of Jan
uary, A. L). 1852, assigned to one Samuel Strong,
the said contract; the said Strong agreeing and
promising to pay to said complainant the sum ol
Trie bill further states that the said Strong, oil
or about the 2d day of February, A. D. 1852. as
signed the said contract, or one inoiety thereof, to
Amos Adams and Isaac N. Comstock, of the city
ot Albany and State ol New York,and receivedfrom
the said Adams and Comstock their obligation or
promise for the payment of four thousand dollars,
or thereabout, as well as a lien of thirty per cent,
on the moneys to be paid by the government on
tald contract, until the said ?um of four thousand
dol ars should be paid ; which lien said Strong
duly assigned to the complainant in this bill. The
bill further state* that sometime in the year lf>52
the said Amos Adams and Isaac N. Comstock as
signed their right, title,and interest in the contract
to one Samuel Byington as partner and associate
ol Richard Wallach, the said Byington and Wal
lach having notice of the said lien of thirty per
cent, on the moneys to l>e paid by the government
on said contract.
The object of said Vill is to obtain an injunction
against said defendants inhibiting the said James
Guthrie, and all persons acting for him, from
paying the said moneys to airy of the defend
ants, or their representatives, and the defend
ants and their representatives from receiving
the said moneys until the sum oi thirty-six hun
dred dollars, and the intertst thereon, should be
paid tn \be comolainant or his legal representa
tives, snn such other and further decree as to this
court shall seem right and proper. The said Amos
Adams and the said Isaac N. Comstock, named
in the caption and body of the bill, still residing in
Albany as aforesaid, beyond the reach of the pro
cess of the court.
It is, therefore, by the court ordered this 1st day
of January, A. 1). 1855, that the matters and
things staled in the aforesaid bill of complaint
agpiiixt the defendants, shall be taken for con
futed against the said Amos Adams and Isaac
N. Comstock, and such decree made in the pre
mises against them, and each of them, as the
court shall deem right, unless the said defenilnnts
appear in the court on or before the second Mon
day in May next, and answer the ssid bill, and
show cause if any they have why a decree as
prayed for by the complainant should not be
pnised by the court.
Provided the complainant cause this order, and
the substance and the object of the said bill ot
complaint, to be published in some newspaper in
tl?e city of Washington, twice a week fo? six
successive weeks, the first insertion thereof to
appear at least four months before the second
Monday in May next.
Given at rules, the first Monday of January,
1855, being the first day of January, 1855.
Test: JOHN A. SMITH,
Clerkof the Circuit Court.
Washington Cot^tt, D. C.
S. SPENCER, etal. ,
Solicitor for complainant.
True popy, Test: JNO. A. SMITH,
Jan 4?2swfiw Clerk.
MAHHLE MANTI.E!<?Marble worhiu?
The subscriber begs leave to inform his
friends and the public "that he has increased his
stock of Marble ^Mantles, comprising Sienna.
Brockedelia, Spanish, Egyptian vein, Italian, and
black marble, richly carved and plain, of the best
quality, newest style, and superior fini?h, which he
offers for sale low for cash. Also, Marble Monu
ments. Tombs, and Headstone Slabs; Eastern
Marble for window sills, lintela, steps, and plat
forms; Marble tile, counter and table tops; soap
stone, calcined plaster, $2 75 f?er barrel.
Also on hand a large lot of Connecticut Brow
Stone, New York Flags and Steps, suitable for
building purposes. He invites the attention o
builders and othera to hia stock, and will ende^vo
to give satiafactioa to all who may favor him w t'
On E at., bet. 12th and 13
Oct. W?6m. (m)
TRAVEMNf] and Packing Trunks ot
?II quailtlea.?A large variety constantly on
hand, and for aale cheap by
WALL fc STEVENS,
HAKPKlt'ri NAGAZINE lor June, at
Fuuuy Fern's new book, second series of her
Reginald Lyle, by Miss Purdue.
Rival Beauties, or Love aud Diplomacy
Knickerbocker Magazine, for June.
Behind the Scenes, by Lady Bulwer.
Dickens's Household Words, lor June.
Aii the new books aud magazines received an
last a? published, aud tor sale at
JOE SHILLINGTON'S Bookstore,
Odeon Building, corner 4J street
NlilV AND 1MPOUTA NT HOOKS.?Is
rael and the Gentiles, by Dr. Isaac Da
Paley's Evidences of Christianity, with Notes
and Additions, by Charles M. Natrne.
Lectures delivered before the Young Men's
Christian Association of Ixnidon.
Words to Wiu Souls, twelve sermons by emi
nent Divines of the Church of England.
Letters aud Remains of the late Kev. W. 11
llewitson, 2 vols.
The Works of the Rev. Edward Bickersteth, 16
A ntobiography and Reminiscences ot the Rev.
Wm. Jay, of Kath.
Scripture Testimony to the Messiah, by John
Fyne Smith, D. D. For sale by
GRAY & BALLANTYNE,
IMNE JKV> ELltY.?I have Just received
.< new supply af the latest styles of ' welry
aud have just hill-lied a tine lot of pu.e silver
ware, such as Tea Sets, Goblets, Cups, Spoons,
Forks, Ladles, Butter, Fish, and Fie Knives
Nap'kiu Rings, ifcc., Acc. Ail of which 1 will sell
at much lower prices than is usually asked for the
same totality ol goods at other estublishnieuts in
litis city, and will warrant every article as repre
sented at tune of sale. 11. O. 1IUOD,
4 IS Fenn. avenue, between 44 aud 6th streets.
T^r liW HOOT AND SHOE 8TORB?
1 Samuel W. Taylor Ac Co , have opened the
spacious New Store ou Fenn. avenue, n?xt to
Messrs. Geo., Ac T. Parker's opposite Brown's
Hotel, for the sale of Ladies', Gentlemen's, M isses',
Boy's and Servant's BOOTS, SHOES, GAITERS
In opening this establishment our aim is to be
come popular by keeping good articles at veiy low
(JZi'Arrangements have been made with the best
Northern Manufacturers for a regular supply el
every article exclusively to our order.
By respectful attention to the wants of those
who will favor us with a call, we hope to merit
their future confidence and patronage.
S. W. TAYLOR Ac Co.
Peuu. avenue, opposite Brown's Hotel
Aiik W?I w
PUUE SILVEHWAKH A Magnificent
assortment.?M. W. GALT Ac BlvO. call at
teution to their uiiusually large assortment of Sil
verware, consisting of?
Solid silver Tea Sets, complete.
Silver Pitchers, solid silver Castors.
Silver Cups and Saucers, Obblets.
Silver Fish Carvers and Forks, Crumb Scraper*
Cake Knives, Fruit Shovels, Sugar Sifters
Jelly Spoons, Cheese Scoups, Pickle Knives
Olive Spoons, Salad Tongs, Vegetable Forks
Fruit Knive?, Ice Tongs, De.-ert Knives
Soup, cream, and gravy Ladles.
Ice Cream Knives, Salt Cellars
Napkin Rings, Butter Knives, Tea Strainers.
Tea, Table, and Desert Spoons, and Forks ol
Breakfast and dinner Cofl'ee Spoons, <3cc.
Also, a very large assortment of Fancy Silver
ware, suitable for wedding^ birth-day, and other
The above is by far the largest and most varied
assortment ever otfered to our customers. Being
of our own manufacture, it is warranted pure sil
ver, and offered at as low rates as similar goods
can be purchased for in any ciiy in this ceuntry.
M. W. GALT Ac BRO.,
Sign of the Golden Eagle,
Peun. av., between Uth aud 10th street*.
PEOPLE** EDITION OF CllANNING.
Works of Rev. Dr. Chanuing, in six volumes,
bound. Price 42 25.
The same six volumes bound in three. Price
Memoirs of William Ellery dimming, 3 vols.
Price $1 75, with Portrait engiaved on ntw?l.
Ware on the Formation ol the Christian Char
acter Price 50 cents.
A large supply ot' the above just received at *
TAYLOR Ac MAURY'S
March 10 Bookstore, near Ninth street
PLAYING C Alt OS.? W.C. ZANTZINGER
has just received a very large assortment ol
the best American, English, and French Playing
Cards of every description, aud at the most rea
souable prices, wholesale and retail.
Adjoining Kirkwood House.
COW DEN CLAKKI^ uch No* el.
The Iron Coumu, or Mutual Inlluence, by
Mary Cowdeu Clarke, author of "The Complete
Ooiicordnnce to Shakspeare."
'I egg'.* Dictionary of Chronology.
Lectures on the True, the Beautiful, anil (tie
? .<>U, by M. N Cousin; iiicreMed by an Appendix
? i French An; translated by U. VV. Wight.
TAYLOR to. MAURY'S
pEN81U.\ LAWN.?The last edition. Com
1 piled by the Commissioner of Pensions jn
1?19. In addition, the resolutions, laws, and ordi
nances ofthe old Congress, lowing the pay to of
ficers t?f the line and the stafl ol the army, the hos
pital department, and medical staff, and of the
quartermaster's department; half-pay of the line
under the resolve of October 21st, 17t?0; under
other resolutions, to officers, to oliicers ol 'the med
ical department and mttdical stall', chaplains; and
cominuintiou pay under the resolution of March
22d, 17:>3; together with the names of the officer*
of the continental line ef the army in nil the St&tes
who served to the end ol the war, and acquired
the right ol commutation pay; with the names of
oliicers killed lit battle, or who died in service.
Price SI j sent postage free to any part of the Uni
led States. For sale at
TAYLOll & MAURY'S Bookstore,
Feb 14 Near N nth street.
EAKJL OF CARLISLE'S iilAUY^
Diary of Turkish and Greek Writers, by the
Right Hon. the Earl of Carlisle, edited by C. C.
Fefton, Greek Professor in Harvard University.
The noble Earl is wall and favorably known in
this country, having travelled here while he t>ore
the title of Lord Morpeth, and his work will toe
read with great interest by all who have devoted
nny attention to the mighty events which are now
taking place in the Eastern World. The period
embraced in his journal is one of deep signifi
cance, being at the very commencement ol hos
tilities, slid the persons introduced have since
played eminent parts in this terrible historical
tragedy. Professor Felton has added full and co
pious notes to the American edition, and the work
is beautifully illustrated. It will hereafter be re
garded as a valuable, historical record of this in
Just published and for sale by
June 12 Cor. 11 ?t. and Peiin. av.
SEW WOHk BY IIENKY KOGEKM,
author of the "Eclipse of Faith," entitled A
Defence of the Eclipse ol Faith, by its author, be
ing a rejoinder to Professor Newman's " Reply;"
and, in order to give the American public tiie
whole matter at a glance, there is included m the
same volume the " Reply to the Eclipse of Faith,''
by F. W. Newman, witn his chapter on the "Moral
Perfection of Christ.''
For sale by GRAY te HALLANTYNE,
New edition opdickenwicom
plete Works.?The complete Works of
Charles Dickens, in five volumes; price $7 00.
The Missing Bride, or Miriain the Avenger, by
Mrs. Emma D. E. N. houthworth; paper 11,
bound SI 20.
The Pickwick Papers complete, 00 cents.
Just published, and for saleat
TAYLOR 5 MAURY'S
May 31 Bookstore, near 7th st.
MBA. Kg. E. ALEXANDER can accom
modate a few Gentlemen with Board; or a
Lady and Gentleman, on I street, between Gth
and 7th, No. 002. The House is situated a short
distance from the Patent Uflice and other Depart
ment*. "Nov 10?tf
SITUATION WANTED.?By a young
|i^ Frenchman, who comes well recommended
as a waiter in a hotel or family, or Valrt tie Cham
bre. Apply at this office.
Mar 15 _______________
MRS. A. M. MADDOX'S
B<IAI<DIM<; HOMME. No. 43? E Street,
between 0th and 7th streets, near the corner
of 7th street, Washington, 1). C., is prepared to
accommodate B'JARl'ERS by the month, week,
day, or meal. Residence within two or three
minutes' walk of the Patent. General, and City
Gentlemen cau have Board with or without
Rooms. l>eo b?eotf
W ateh-colok PICTUKE8.-Meni>
TAYLOR & MAURY tag to announce
lUdi ui tbe ?wggttstiou of several of our citizens,
the Pictures now uu exhibition ut their Store will
be Ruffled tor.
Eleven prize* ; sixty chances, at
Aj?ri! 10 Bookstore, Dear Ninth street.
I'rHfc! I.11EHAUY UFE AND COKKE
X spoudenc? of the Countess of Blessington
Hurper'a Story Book lor April.
Loomis's Practical Astronomy.
Just published and for sale by
April 10 R. FARNHAM.
Water colok PICTUHES.?Messrs.
TAYLOR ic MAURY beg to announce
that, at the suggestion ol several of our citizens,
the pictures now on exhibition at their store, will
be raffled for. lileven Prizea?60 chances at $5.
Hookstore near 9th street. April 7.
NEW CITY DIHECTOKY.-Washington
and Georgetown Directory, just published.
Congressional Directory tor the Second Session
oi the Thirty-Third Congress of the United States
For sale at TAYLOR ic MAURY'S,
Feb 22 Bookstore, near Ninth street
Moke new books at taylok a
MAURY'S.?Julia Kavanagh's new novel,
Grace Lee ; pai*;r 75 cents, cloth SI.
Lite of Sum Houston, with portrait; price 91 25
A Long Look Aheud, or the First Stroke and
the La?t, by A. S. Roe; price $1 25.
The Old Inn, or the Traveller's Enteriainment,
The Summer Laud, a Southern Story, by a
Child ol the Sun.
April 10 Bookstore, near Ninth street.
CASH MUSIC AND PIANO STORE
No 333 Broadway, New York.
OPPOSITION TO TUK COMBINATION.
MUSIC GREATLY REDUCED RATES.
Notwithstanding the combi.
hiniition of Music Dealers *o keep up the
prices of non-copyright music against the iuterests
ol Native Composers, and their refusal to exteud
to Mr Watkkb the courtesies of the trade, he is
making immense sale*?having abundant evi
dence that be has public couiiieuauce and sup
port in his opposition to the Great Mouopoly, and
in his ellbrts to aid Native Tuleut, und adopt the
National Currency. His stock of American and
European Music is immense, and the catalogue
ot his own publications is one of the largest and
best selected in the United Stales. He has also
mude a Great Reduction in the Prices of Pianos,
Melodeons, and Musical instrument* of all kinds.
Superior toned 64 Oct >ve Pianos for 9175, *200,
and $225, interior of as good quality, and instru
ments as strong and as durable as those which
cost $500. Pianos of every variety of style and
price, up to $1,000, comprising those of Ten dif
ferent manufactories; among lhem the celebrated
modern improved Horace Waters' Pianos, and
the tirst premium iEolean Pianos of T. Gilbert
ir Co s. make (owners of the. iEolean Patent.)
Second-hand Pianos at great bargains. Prices
from S40 to $150. Melodeons from live diHerent
manufactories, including the well-known S. D. ic
11. W. Smith's Melodeons, (tuned the equal tern
perament.) Tbe Best Muke in th? United States.
Prices $15, $60 $70, $100, $115, $125, $135, $150.
Smith's Double Bank Melodeons' $200. Each
Piano and Melodeon guarantied. The best terms
to the trade, schools, Arc 12} per cent, discount
to Clergymen and Churches. Ail orders promptly
uttended to. Music sent to nil parts of the coun
try, post paid, at the reduced rates. Geuural and
select Catalogues and Schedules of prices of Mu
sical Instruments forwarded to any uddress free
ol charge. Feb 10?d3m
Mrs. beecheu stowe's new
Work.?The May Flower and Miscellane
ou? Writings, by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
The Country Neighborhood, by Miss E. A. Du
puy, author ol The Couspirator, Ate., (fee.
Foster'* First Principles of Chemistiy, illus
trated. Adupted specially lor classes.
Tri-colored Sketches in Paris, during the years
Just published and 1 or sale at
TAYLOR Ac MAURY'S Bookstore,
April 17 , near 9th st.
o. 27.?This Pen, which is manufactured by
ferry ic Co., London, expressly for Messrs. Tay
lor ic Maury, will be iouiid unequalled in all the
requirements of a good steel Pen.
Sold in gross boxes, price $1, at
TAYLOR ic MAURY'S
Book and Stationery Store,
April 17 near 9th st.
rpiIE COMING STltUGGLE.?The Com
8 ing Struggle among the Nations of the Earth,
>: the Political Events ot the next Fifteen Years,
described in accordance with Prophecies in Eze
kiel, Daniel, and tbe Apocalypse.
Kepriuted from the sixtieth-thousaiid Loudon
edition. For sale at
TAYLOR ic MAURY'S
Bookstore, near Ninth street.
THE MISSISSIPPI AND ATLANTIC
UMTEU STATES MAIL ROUTE!
ONLY M HOURS FROM ST. LOUIS TO NEW
YORK! AND 36 HOURS TO CINCINNTI!!
tmicAGO Oi MISSISSIPPI KAILIOAD
' I'ke only HtiUroad Route front th* Lurwf.r
Musustypi to ike Atlantic!
TIME FROM JJT. UJliXS TO CiilCAUO ONLY JO HOURS
_ ,rr?' wThe Steamer WINCH ESTER leaves
AbSBHBC iIk*. Alton wharf boat at St. Louis,
daily (Sundays excepted) at 7 o'clock, a. m., anc
the REINDEER leaves the Alton wharf boat at
St. Louis daily at fi.30, p. ni.
The steamers connect at Alton (only '^5 miles
rom St. Louis) wr.h express trains lor
SPRINGFIELD, HLOOMINGTON, LASALLE,
CHICAGO, AND THE EASTERN CITIES.
Passengers leaving St. Louis by the steamer
Winchester at 7, a. in., take the cars at Alton at
10, a. in-, and arrive at Chicago the next morning
in tune to take the earliest* morning trains going
Passenger* saving St. l?oui? by the Reindeer
at C>.:tu, p. m., take the car* at Altona(Saiurday ex
cepte I) at W p. in., in time for the evening trains
This line via Chicago and Mississippi, llliuols'
Gontial and Chicago and Rock Island, or Chicago
and Aurora railroads, connects with all the rail
road* at Chicago, and affords the most speedy
route from St. Lou is "to points on the Mississippi
river, at and above the I'pper Rapids, as well as
to points on the Illinois river at and above Pekin.
The trains ol the C. and M. railroad connect at
Carliuville, Virdcn, Springfield, and Hiooinington,
with good Stage Lines tor Hillsboro', Waverly,
Danville, Terre-Haute, Pelun, and Piona, and also
with the Great Western Railroad at Springfield,
with the Great Western Railroad for Jacksonville,
and Decatur, and at Bloomington with the Illinois
Central Railroad lor Lasalle.
iStr THROUGH TICK LTS, and Tickets to
Cliicago, can b- had at the offices of the Michigan
Southern, the Michigan Central, and the New
York and Erie railroads, St. Louis.
fc*. TICKETS TO CHICAGO anil all the in
termed ate places, can be had at the wharf boat
uud on the railroad packets, and at the offices of
the Chicago and Missiastppi, Illinois Central, aud
Chicago aud Rock Island railroads.
E. KEATING, Sup't C. it M. R. R.
EW YORK, May ?, 1HA3?-The under
signed has this day opened an office, No. 42
William street, (Merchants' Exchange,) for the
transaction of a general brokerage business.
Bank, insurance, mining, railroad, government,
State, and city securities bought and sold.
Promissory noma, bills of exchange, and loans
Sep Ul?tl EMANUEL I*. HART.
KNEKAL A(>ENCY.?The undersigned
f niOKt respectfully informs, by this notice, his
riends and the public in general, here and esle
vhere, that he has opened an Agency Office lor
the prosecution of claims of every description
against the government, before the several depart
ment* or Congress; procure pensions, bounty
ands exira pay, and arrearage pay, and will at.
end to the buying and selling of real estate, the
renting ot houses, and a general collecting busi
iiesn j tie will also furnish parties at a distance
with such information as they may desire from
the seat of government. Charges will be mode
sate. Office, at present, will be on M near ISth
Hon. J. C. Dobbin, Secretary of the Navy
Hon. J. Davis, Secretary of War.
N. Callan, esq., PrttitUvt of th* Board of ('mm
Gen. John M- MeCalla, Attorney at /<a%,
James H. Oaustin, esq.
W. C. Reddall, Stat* Dupartmma.
SAMUEL O. TAYLOR.
Jan lT? tl
HEC*ER?> KAKINA, prepared e*.
pressly for families, * delicate and apnn
priate food for all seasons, and one of the h*>si
economical, nutrrtious, and wholesome pre nam
lions ever brought to the table, eminently com
bin log the gratification of the pakite with ample
and healthful su?>lenaiice of the body.
Strictly speaking, Heckers' Farina i? neithci
stringent nor laxative, but restorative, strengen
lug the digestive and absorbent system. lu di?
ordered bowela, diarrhae, dyaeutery, and even in
cases of cholera, when food is deemed admissible
by the physicians, Heckera' Farina canaot fail to
be salutary; and wheiever known is extensively
used in hosnitala and private praciice. Thw pres.
ervalion of health or the prevention of sickness
ia at leant us important aa the curing of disea-e
People in health ahould therefore use Heckers
Farina freely, as common food, to preserve the in
"!0 .by K">cers and druggists generally
Wholesale by Charles F. Pitta, 12 Commerce
street, Baltimore; Dtngee <5c Brother, 97 South
front street. Philadelphia; S. G. BowdlearA- Co,
I-<ong Wharf, Boston ; and by the manufartu
rers, Hecker & Brother, at the Croton Mills. 201
Cherry street, New York.
Heckers' Pa rlua Jelly, made in double
Boilers, which render burning or scorching im
possible, is now exhibited daily at the Fair of the
Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute in Washington
NEW NOVEL, by the auttier of " Mary
Barton."?North and Soulh, by the author
ol Urawford, the Moorland Cottage, die. Pru't
r ?'"?? a,,d Queens, or Life in the Palace; bv
John S. C. Abbott. Price $1.
Just published, and for sale at
M ? TAYLOR Ac MAURY'S
h ? Bookstore, near 9th si
DUuC,fI ? MG^-15 kegs, 1854, Vollsn,
Holland. For sale by
r* ? No" 40' ?PP?>?'te the Centre Market.
MADEIRA NUTS, latest growth ; 1 cask
just received by
No. 40, opposite Centre Market.
ARRIVAL of MEW ENGLISH Juvenile
aud other Books.?Odds and End* from rtn
oiu Drawer, by Werdna Retnyu, M. I)
Pippins and Pies, by Stirling Coyne
Charade Dramas, for the drawing room.lv Aon.
Pleasures, Objects, and Advantages o! Liters
ture, by the Rev. Robert Aris Willenott.
Heir of Selwood. by Mrs. Gore.
Matilda Lonsdale, or the eldest sifter, ' bv
A Tour round my Garden.
Hildrcd, the Daughter, by Mrs. Newton Cro*
Dashwood Priary, or Mortimer s College Life.
Horses and Hounds, a practical trentise on their
management, by " Scrutator."
Outline!i of Chemical Analysis, prepared lor the
Chemical Laboratory at Giessen, by Dr. Heinri. h
Will; translated from the German by Daniel Breed,
M. D., of the United States Patent Office
The Forest in Exile, by Capt. Mayne Reid.
On Sale at TAYOR Ac MAURY'S
Jan V4 Bookstore, near 9th st.
PAPER MOI8TENER.--A New Inveii
tion lor Moistening the leaves of a Copying
uook, Postage Stamps, Envelopes, and Moisten
ng the Fingers when Counting Bank Bills ; also
useful for various other purposes. It will be
found an indispensable article for every Desk. It
is perfectly simple and chenp, and must come in
to general use.
The following are a few complimentary opin
ions of the Press:
Paper Moistener.? \ new and very neut use
lul invention for moistening post offica stamps
envelopes, sheets in a copying book, counting
bank bills, Arc. This does away with the disagree
able method ol moistening stamps, Acc., with the
ongue. It i? a patent article, vary simple and
cheap, and will be universally adopted as soon as
t i* seen.?Boston' Trauseiipt, Srpt. 1S54.
Paper Moistener.?A new invention lor niois
ening postage stamps, envelopes, sheets in a
copying book, counting bank bills, Ate. The
common way of moistening stamps with the
tongue is very disagreeable and inconvenient,
also the usual way of wetting sheets in a copying
book, by using a brush which has ta be dipped in
water, is inconvenient and very difficult te give
paper an even moisture, which is very desirable
for copying letters. This article obviates these
difficulties, besides being useful for various other
purposes. It is also perfectly simple and cheap,
and must come into general use?[Boston Post,
| Sept., Ib54. '
Paper Moisti:iskk.?A newly invented and verv
useful lilile contrivance for moistening postage
stamps and envelopes, and for wetting sheets in
a copying book, drc. It costs but little, and will
save the tongue a good deal of unpleasant work
| Boston Traveller, Sept., 1&54
A*?*ot for Washington,
TAYLOR & MAURY,
n''' Bookstore jjtrar9?h?.
rpHK ART UNION OF' LONDON. PUu
1 for the current year. The lift is now open
and every subscriber of $5 50 will be entitled to
I. An impression of a Plate, by J. T. Willmore,
A. R. A., from the original picture, by J. J. Chulon,
R. A., " A Water Party."
II. A volume containing thirty Wood Engra
vings, illustrating aubjects from Lord Byron's
poem of" Child Haroldeand
III. The chance of obtaining one of the Prizes
to be allotted at the general meeting in April,
which will include?
The right to select for himself n valuable work
of art from one of the public exhibitions.
Statuettes in bronze of Her Majesty on horse
back, by T. Thorneycroft.
Copies in brome, from an original Model in re
lief by R. Jefferson, of " The entry of the Duke o
Wellington into Madrid."
Statuettes in porcelain or pnrian.
Proof impressions of a large lithograph, by T. H.
Maguire. alter the original picture by W. P. Frith,
R. A., " The Three Bows," Irom Moliere's "Bour
Honorary Secretaries for Wsshington. Messrs
TAYLOR & MAURY, Booksellers. Jan. 24
rplfis BEAUTIFUL BURIAL PLACK
I of the Dead having just been dedicated with
appropriate ceremoniea for the purpose, is now
open tor the reception of the remains of deceased
The Msusoleum has capacity for a hundred
?>odies, in which such friends ef the dead,M nmy
apply, can place the departed until they select
sites tor graves.
The plan of the incorporators is one of equality
n regard to the lots, which will not be put up
publicly for sale, (although they usually bring a
premium,) making the early selections of lots the
Trntil an office is established in the city of Wash
ngton, applications will he punctually attended to
at the present office, in the east wing nt the build
ng on entering the Cemetery.
Visiters are requested not te drive last through
he Cemetery grounds.
WM. S. HUMPHREYS.
N. B. Olenwoed is situated a short distance
due north of the Capitol. Aug 27?3ni
NEW BOOKHr-Plato on Immortality of
the Soul, translated from the Grvek by
Charles S. Stanford.
Florence Egerton ; or, Sunshine and Shadows,
by the author of Clara Stanley, &c.
Sketches ol Western Methodism, Biographic.nl,
Historical, and Miscellaneous, illustrative of Pio
neer Life, by Rev. Jas. B. Finley.
For sale by GRAY 9t BALLANTYNE.
THE NATIONAL HOTEL,
TN this elty, will be re-opened lor the re
X ception of guests on the 27th of this month.
The removal of the Kitchen from the basement to
the rear of the building, and the alterations in and
about the Dining Rooms, will add greatly to the
convenience anil comfort of its guests. The table
will be furn.shed with the best the maikets can
afford, snd served in the best style, srtd no expense
or labor will be spared to render the house, in
every respect, equal to any in the country. The
subscriber, therefore, trusts that a generous public
will continue the liberal patronage which has al
ways been extended to the house. Persons de
siring to prdcure rooms for the winter, can do so
st sny time after the 20th, by cslling st the Hotel.
E. I). W1LLARD.
Washington city, November 14, 1854.
TTNDER GARMENT* FOR THE HJSA
son*?The largest and best assortment of all
qualities, will be found at
WALL to STEVENS,
328, Penn. avenne, next door to Iron HalW
Jan S (News.
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