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OONTTNTTBD rMM Vim FAOB. XJ|7 ANTED ? BY A PROTESTANT CIRL, A STUATIOII VT U) d0 cbamberwork and plain sewing, or wait ing f an be wo at 30 Bleecker street, for two day*. ANTED ? A SITUATION, BY A NEAT YOUN# w girl of 10, a* chambermaid and child'" nurse, D*I ~ can do light housework in a small family, or with a lady who board*. Has good city reference from her laal plaee In an excellent chambermaid. Will take ?.i tu 94 a month in a permanent rituation. Call for two d ay* at 323 First avenue, first floor, bark room. ~%Jkf A > TE1 ?- BY A VKltY RH>PE TABLE YOUNG W Protectant Kirl, a situation t 1 do chamberwork and sewing. Be?t of city reference ca > be given, Please ?all at 'M Dean street, Brooklyn, and .sk lor Charlotte w 'ANTED ? A SITUATION, BY A RESPECTABLE ? T Protest an. woman, with a fr. -h brtvasl of milk, M wet nurse, wages not no much >u ot.ject as a <oo<i home (it on ieierence. Can be se> n. tor two days, at No 1X1 East Eleventh street, corner of First avenue. WANTED? A SITUATION, BY A RESPECTABLE Protectant girl, to do chamber ?ork, or take care of children and do plain sewing. The best of city re ference. Please call at No. 10A West Nineteenth nfreet. Can be seen for two day* WANTED? AT 173 HUDSON STREET, A COOK AND a waitress, accustemed to a boarding house. None need apply, unless with good city reference. WANTED- BY A RESPECT A HI.K PROTESTANT WO uiau, who has just lost her ch.lit, three weeks old, ? situation as wet nurse. Pletse call or address, A. 11. ? , 14b liowery . "\K[ ANTED ? BY A RESPECTABLE YOUNG MARRIED f T woman, with a fresh breast of milk, a situation M wet nurse. Please call Houston street The best reference giveu. Han jed?by a young woman, a situation in a suiall genteel fain ly ; is a good cook, washer anil irri er. Has lived lour years iir her iast plac. Can give icootl city relerence Can be ieen for two days at 'JStl Elizabeth s'.reet, corner of lloibrfon, second lloor, bach room. 1*/ ANTE1? BY A RESPECTABLE (iIRL, A SITUATION jfj as ii time ami seamstress, or as chambermaid and waiter. The best of city references given fiom her last ) laee. Can be seen or two (lays, if not suited, at ..i8 i ecoed avenue, lourth floor. WANTED? IN A RETAIL GROCERY, A SMAtf\ active young uiaa, well acquainted w'itu the city tiade. Address, with reference, an. I where last oni pluyeil, U. (j? Herald office. WANTED- TEN OR TWELVE SMART, ACTIVE MEN", to sell a newly invented article (never before in trod uoed in this city) of inoispeusable utility to laun dresses and families. 1 his article will command an ex tensive sale Apply to C. H. Ca pen. Bay Stats Hotel. ?m A/ ANTED? FOUR OR SIX MEN, A3 AGENTS, TO fl sell new publications; also agents to canvass for ? new weekly paper? The Broadway Belle? to whom great inducements are ottered; also one man witli $100 to $MM, in an i-IBce, on a salary. P. F. HARRIS, Publisher, 10*2 Nassau street. WANTED? BY A RESPECTABLE YOUNG MAN. FROM the old country, a situation as groom and valet, or groom and coachman. Would preler the country. Has the highest reference. Address .1. C., Herald office, tor two days. WANTED? A SIT CATION, BY A BASS SINGER, OF of superior voice and first order of talent Ad dress box 4SH, Post Office. WANTE1*? A GENTLEMAN TEACHER OF THE PIA noiorte, for a beginner: lessons to be taken from 8 to 9 P. M. Address G. H. B., Herald office, statin; terms, which must be very moderate. WANTED? A FIRST RATE PRIVATE WAITER FOR a family in Philadelphia. Must give good ci'y reference, and thoroughly understaaii his business. Ap fdy at HENDERSON'S office, 7o and 77 Nassau street. WANTED? SIX MEN- BUSINESS PERMANENT, light and agreeable; a capital of $10 required; ?alary $h per week. Apply t j T. Joyce & Co., 7S Nate aau stieet. lirst floor, back room. Also, uuuey to l>au ?a watches, jewelry ami cigars. Apply as above. WANTED? A SMART ERRAND BOY. FROM 13 TO lb years ol age. N. B. ? Wages only <2 per week. Apply at 8 j Anthony strset, during this day, Friday, Dec. 29. WANTED? AT THE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, 341 Broadway (basement), clerks, porters, conduc tors, men on steamers and in hotels, boys for trades, ooaulimen, ostlers, Ac., housekeepers and laundresses, Ac. Charges moderate. 1'HOS. SPINK, Agent. T H16M1X.1'I' A KY. rrUlK ARTIFICIAL bangers, ok f actor yville, JL Mai en l*l*i>d, made their lirat annual parade on Christmas day, at that place. Taey numbered thirty ei^it muskets, under 'Jhe cuwuimJ of Col. James T. White ami (.apt. Stephen Huntua They were accom panied liy Robertson's bras* band, which discoursed eloquent music throughout the day. Leaving the White He uw, tlu-y marrh>->t through the principal streets of Vactoryville and Port Richmond, pre.neutin/ a Hue ap pearance. Their uniforms were of every imaginable de scription, varying from a newly arrived iinm grant to a Mv? Yankee. Alter the oi.tribution of prills, they marched back to the starting point, where a s.m ptuous repast was provided, and to which the Hanger- did am pie justice, allowing that the brace and hit were thrown in the shade by the knife and fork, which latter iinple Bienta "conquered Turkey." THK ARTIFICIAL RANGERS OF KACrORYVILLE, S I., hereby tender their rincere thanks to Robertson's Bran* Hand, for the able manner in which they psrforui ?4 their duties. contributing in do small measure to the Miasementof the day; and, aUo, to the judges and in vited guests (whose arduous duties were ably and agree ably perform? i) ; and, lastly but U"t least, to the don jr* ef the many pmea on their parade >>n Christmas day teat. J AS. T. WHITE, Colonel. SncriiEK Mi'n?on, Captain. ? ..TERANS OF THE WAR OF 1812.? AN* ADJOURN ed meeting at the "Star," on Friday, the '.Ztfth iu*t., at 7 P. M. By order. A. W. JOXKS, Com'dt RKWA?IM. S200 REWARD? ON THE NIGHT OF THE _ _ 36th laii the houitKo 33 Went Nineteenth street, was lorcibly entered and the loliowins; articles stolen therefroak: ? One silver coffee pot, marked F, in old English. Oae silver teapot, marked F, do. One silver sugar dish, marked F, do. Two cream pitchers, marked F, do. < me slop bowl, marked F, do. One silver cheese scoop, marked F, do. Two round silver salt cellars, gold Inside, no mark Two silver salt spoons, no mark. doten silver teaspoons, marked Fisher Hail das. silver dinner forks, do. Kigbt breakfast forks, do. Ooe seup ladle, do. One gravy ladle, do. One sugar sitter, do. One sugar tongs, do. One butter knife, do. One tablespoon, dessert spoon, fork and knife, marked J B F. from H B. B ; five napkin rings, marked J G y., 8. A. F , J. B. F., Mary Agnes. Clara. One fork and spoon marked C. A. F , in old English. The above reward (*200.) will be given for the rtcov cry of said property and detection of the thief. Apply to 1). FISHER, 544 Pearl street. REWARD.? LOST ON THE 27TH OF ItECEMBEPJ __ _ 18.f>4, between Chatham and Hester streets, one amd and two assignments of same.. By returning them to Mil HAKL SIXTON, 51 Mulberry street, will receive the above reward. ? Q REWARD? LOOT, A FEW DAYS AGO. A BOND BO and mortgage for $6(M. given by Simeon Van Winkle and wife to Matilda H. Hiitbard. on a lot on Ser pen Heights, Hudson county. N. J. The above reward will be paid by REYNOLDS ii VAN 8CHAICK. 51 Liber ty slrett. " Cost and vovhb. T OOT ? CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON, OR EVENING, A 1 A pocketbook, containing a check for $380 on a west am N Y. State Bank, payable January 10, and several other papers of no value to an v but the owner, payments having been stopped. The tinder will I>e suitably re warded, on handing the same into the office at thu St Nicholas Hotel. T OsT? AT THE WALL STREET FERRY. A PACE AGE 1 i of small books, containing money aDd marked Jo m ph B. Hall. Fifty dollar* reward wilt be paid for thr restoration of the property to PETER HOOPER. No. IT Btirl'ng slip. T OOT-IN ONE OK THE EIGHTH STREET STAGES, 1 J ingoing from 98 ht. Marks place to Water street, er In Water street, this morning, a lady'* old fashions t Knglinh geld watch, (manufactured tor Teuton, Cork. Ireland,) with a gold chatelaine; ornament* ? a 'log's brad, seal in the form of a deer with the initials H. H., bey, a rabbit attached. Any person bringing the same to 1W St. Marks place will receive a reward equal to its value, as the above was a present very much valued. SOOT OR STOLEN? EROM THE SUBSCRIBER, AT Ring's Bridge, on Christmas day, a Newfoundland Answers to the name of Watch A liberal reward be paid on his return to L Pawling. Ring's Bridge MATKOMMLAJU M ATRIMONIAI, OFFICE, 59 (JRF.AT JONFH STREW. _ corner of the Bowery. ? Those wishing to form a matrimonial alliance will find it to their advantage, by calling on or addressing, post paid, Mrs, Prewster, who has opened a matrimonial register, whereby any ladv or gentleman may secure to themselves a partner for life, wtthont resorting to the unpleasant alternative of ad icrtisingto express their wishes. Parties must send iaai name, residence, business, reference, eircumstan <?s, requisites, Ac , wbiih will be exchanged Every concerning letters or interviews strictly confl ljf ATRIMONIAI- ? A YOUNG OENTMEMAN, JV8T RE /?l turned front California, having no female friends In this eitv, Is desirous of forming an ac.quantsnce wit i ? young lady, in view of marriage. Wealth of no et, as the advertiser has enough to support a wife ,p a genteel manner. Good looks indispensable. None , ?e<l answer that are over 24 years or age. Addraes iu.tnce. jjrnid offloe WWW W?J BlWBWfc ] ASPLKHDID NUMHBl or harper s new monih fy MagMiif tar Y*~"j nmm: ^ Andrew Jackson. Illustrated by seventeen mtgnr N&[ni[?on Btuputo. By John 8. C. Abbott. Illus trated by sleven engravings. The Dead 8m, Sodom and Oomomh. With Map, after De Hnnley. Captain Obstinate. Personal Memoirs of the House of Romanoff. A Tragedy in Married life. The Newcoiues. By W. M. Thackeray. With Keren illustrations, by Doyle. Chapter XL1I. Iajare<i lano cence. Chapter XLlil. Return* to some Old Friend*. Chapter XUV. In which Mr. Char lea Honey man appear* in an ainiabie light. The lady's Revenge. My Son, Sir ! The Singer'* Dream. Monthly Record o( Current Events. Editor'* Table. Editor's Easy Cha it, Editor'* Drawer. Literary Notice*. HOOKS or TUB XO*Tll . The Village School. Illustrations.? The Smile ? The Frown. Fashion* for January. Illustration* (furnished by Broilie in advance of their appearance). ? Home Dress and Child'* Costume. ? Cape. ? Victor. ne. ? Mulf. ? 1 Cuff*. The Publisher* of Harper'a New Monthly Magazine respectfully announce that among the Article* now in preparation for publication, during the present year, are the tollowing brilliant and attractive lerie* of paper- : ? I . Biographies of distinguished American*, illustrated from original drawing* by our most eminent artists. The biography of Andrew Jackson, in the presont number, is the lirnt of the Heriea, which will iaclude the principal heroes of our two war^ with Ureat Britain. Among the articles already prepared are biographies of Putnam and Marion. II. Illustrations of American Scenery, Life, and Man ners. The article -'Virginia Illustrated," in the Decem ber number, will give an idea of the acope and deaign of lbi*aeii?s. Papeisaml illustrations have been eugaged from our most accomplished authors and artists . The,) will pre-i nt in success!) n delineatis.-i* of the scenery and local peculiarities of every section of our country. III. The Agricultural 1'roduci* of the United State*. Thi* series will be prepared by the author of the paper* already published upon "Migar" and "Cottju." The illustrations will comprise the moat interesting features in the cultivation und preparation of our principal agri cultural staple*. IV. Narrative* of Governmental Expeditions This se ries will embrace account* of tbe principal exploring ex pedition* wni out from thi* couulry. They will, iu all rases, be prepared from paper*, and illustrated by draw ? ings, I ui ni -lied by those wiio have tinea part in the en terprises The first article ol this series, which will ap pear in the number tor March, will contain a detailed narrative of the "Darien Expedition," under charge of I.ieu'enant Strain, whose suffering* from >tarvation and thrilling adventure* have already been mentioned in our record. This will be followed iy accounts of various other expeditions in different parts of Central and South ern America. V. Voyage*, Travel*, and Sketches in various parts of the world. In this department papers have been en gaged, and are now prepared, and in coursii of prepara tion by different authors, relating to China, Madras, Java, the Malay countries, Russia and Brazil. No ex pense will be spared to produce for the articles a series of superb illiiHtrations, in mo*t cases after drawings by the authors themselves. VI. Social, Political and Religious Sketches in Europe, by the accomplished anil spirited author of ''Sight* and Principles Abroad." These will be accompauied by numerous chsracteristic illustration*. The opening article ol this scries will appear in the February num ber, and will present a graphic view of life and moral* in Italy, showing tbe effects of Romanism on society. VII. The Holy l.and and tbe Adjacent Countries. Thi* series of elaborately illustrated articles, by Jacob Abbott, will be still further continued. VIII. Illustrations of Natnral History. The article upon Alligators, in tbe December number, i* a specimen of the style and manner of illustration in which a large nuiniier ol subjects belonging to this department will be treated. IX. Consular Experiences ? A series of paper* by our Consuls abroad. The first of these sketcues by Donald (i. Mitchell, author of "Reveries ol a Bachelor, " giving an account of his Consulship at Venice, will appear in an early number. X. Memoir* of the Reigning Dynasties of Europe. The brilliant paper in the present number, upon the "House of liomanotl" will be followed by others upon the vari ous European dynasties. These memoir* present a vivid picture ol the characters of those monarchs who claim to rei^n by "divine right." XI. In addition to tbe different series of illustrated arti cles enumerated above, the publisher* have made ample arrangement* for papers upou subjects of general aud current interest. Illustration* will be profusely furnish ed wherever the valuo of the paper will be at all en hanced by them. Besides the foregoing series of arti cles, the pages of tbe Magazine will afford abumlaut space for it* usual variety of literary and miscellaneous matter, furnished by American writers or selected from the whole field of foreign literature. The editorial de partment will preserve the *ame distinguishing features that hare beietofore characterised it. fhe publishers are confident that thi* programme of a portion of their arrangements for the preaeut year will be accepted by the public as evidence of tbeir determination ml ability o make their magazine the mu*t interesting and valu i ble, as well a* the most widely circulated jieriocllcal iu the world. Tkkmk. ? The Magazine may belpblained of booksellers, I eriodical agent*, or from the publishers, at three dollar ? a year, or twenty-live cent* a number. The semi animal volumes, as completed, neatly bouud in cloth, are sold at two dollars each, and muslin covers are furnished to tliote who wish to have their back numbers uniformly hound, at taeuty-hve cents ?ach. Niue volumes are now ready, hound. The publisher* will supply specimen number* gratui oufly to agents and postmasters, and will make liberal rrangeiueut* with them for circulating the Magazine. They will also supply cluba of two per.-ion* at five dot ar? a j ear, er live (arsons at ten dollars. Clergymen supplied at two dollars a year. '? HARI'EK At BROTHERS, Publishers. MORRIS* WILLIS'S HOME JOURNAL FOR 1865 ? Subscribe at once if you <lf?ire the numbers from January. Term a $2 a year in advauce. Publication cilice 107 Fulton itnwt. Magnificent ubkakv? the finest book* EVER bOI.D LN NEW YORK. David Robert*' " Views in Ejtypt and the Holy Land." " Audubon's Birds and Quadruped*.'' " Illustrated Loudon News," complete, '23 vol*. " Sir Walter Scott's Works, " 100 vols. "Chailes Knight's Pictorial Shakspere," 8 vol* "Wyatt's Industrial ?Art* of Nineteenth Century," 2 Vol*. " I axton's Botanical Magazine." 16 vols. " Pictorial History of KiutUnd," 11 vol*. Beautitul copies in calf and morocco, igilt,) of Byron, Moore, Wordsworth, Milton, DeFot, Bulwer, Minx Edge worth, Mrs. Hemans, Crabbe, l*ope, Robertson, Lord Clarendon, Burns, The Aldine Poets, sc., JtC.; WHICH WILL KK BOLD HY AUCTION BY BANGS, BROTHER A COMPANY, At their sales room, 13 Park row, New York, this day, Friday, December 29, 1864. Commencing punctually at four o'clock, P. M. The looks will be on view on the morning of sale. Cata logues now ready. The war? mirror of sebastopol, Crimea and the Black Sea. The only correct views yet given to the public, with full information, are just pub lished in one large and beautifully colored sheet. Sent by mail to all parts of the country, postage paid. 1'rice 26 cents. A. H. JOCELYN, Publisher, 60 Fulton street. Agents wanted. pmRBoaAL. CAPTAIN HENRY POWELL PRYCE.? IF THE Wi dow of the late Captain Henry Powell Pryce. or his son, will call at 66 South street, they will hear of some thing to their advantage. Should tiiis notice be seen by any person who can give information regarding either, it will be suitably acknowledged by FOSTER, ELLIOTT k CO., 66 Soutii ?treet. IF THIS SHOULD MEET THE NOTICE OF MRS. MAR garet Pendleton, who arrived from California on the steamer Northern Light, Nov. 16, she wiU lind a letter with her address at the Broadway Post Office. 1NM>RMATION WANTED OK ALBERT DHARNS. aged about sixteen years, of fair complexion, bort in Berlin. He is supposed to have been apprenticed to a jeweler, engraver, or some similar business, at the cor ner of Fulton street and Broadway. Any information of his whereabouts will be received for his friend* at Charles Willmer's English and Foreign Newspaper Oflioi , 10V Fulton street, second floor. INFORMATION WANTED? OF JAMES MILIGAN. twelve years ef age, when last heard Irom was goin< to Pliilatelpbia: he has lair hair, black "eyes, an 1 round lace. Any information that can he given of hi>< will be thankfully received by his father, Charles Muii gan. at 223 West Thirty sixth street. Philadelphia papers please copy. If uno wax mm to an ms rauxo, ottcor in# to the Post Office of the city in which lie resides, an answer will be sent. INO. LIQ.I OR8, Am-. A 8CPCUOR QUALITY OF BRANDISH, WIN?!. A Seotoh and Irish whiskeys, rums, gins, lyraps a ad eordiala, Scotch ales, Load on and Dublin porter, Phil adelphia ale aad porter, in bottles, for family use) For sale at WM. H. UNDERH1U.S, 430 Broome street, of Ooefey Choice old wines, brandies, ac., for hhe holidays, sickness, and family use. ? MR. ACKER MAN, Importer, will continue to deliver, in quantities to suit, until 12 o'clock New Year's morning, some of bis choice old brandies, pure juice, port, madeira, sherry, and other wines, segars, Ac., very low for cash. All goods paid for delivered free. 38 Broadway, up stair* Elderberry wine -just received an impor tat ion expressly for the holiday*? an article which onr English residents have not heretofore had an oppor tunity of procuring, can now be had at the whole sale and family grocery store, 61 Fult'in street. MC'LOUGHLIN St MC'SHANE Genuine old wines and liquors? viz old I ' odon dock brandies, pale and brown sherries. South Side and East India made.ras, London port and Sure juice, Holland gin, Scotch and Irish whiskey, siraica rum. Havana cigar*, Ac., at very low prices, at the Fulton wine vault*, t?t? Fulton street. _ R- K- iHBmwmi A CO. "1IT INES. BRANDIES. IRISH AND SCOTCH WHISKEYS, f T *f 'tipenor quality; London >m! I'hiUdelphia pat tar, Scotch, Burton and I'liiladelphia ales, of most popu Jar brands, ehampagne cider, in quantities to suit pur chasers, at moderate prices. Terms cash. N.B. ? Tham pagne winee, cordials, liquor*, segars. Ac JOHN J. STAFF, 333 Bn ad way, eor &fr of Ant body street EOR UVERPOOL ? UNITED IttATES kail stbam ship ATLANTIC, Cut. Jmmi Wort M rteua i will depart with the United States mail* for Burop? Bwhivelv oo Wednesday, Jon. 10, ot 12 o'clock, M., from ?r berth, ot the foot of Cfcaal "treet. mar freight or passage, having unequalled accommodations (or elegance Md comfort, apply to KDW ARP K. COLLINS, 5? Wall it root. Passenger* arc request#*! to be on board ot 11 U A. M. The Baltic will succeed the Atlantic, and tail Jan. 544. Shipper* will please toko notice that the ships of this line cannot carry anjr good* contraband of war. THE BRITISH AND NORTH AMERICAN ROYAL Mail Steamships. FROM NSW TOKK TO LI V** FOOL Chief cabin pannage $130 Second cabin passage 76 moM hooton *o Liverpool. Chief cabin passage $110 8econd cabin passage o0 T e ships front Boston call at Halifax. AR.s lilA, (apt. Judkins. AMERICA, Capt. Lang, PEBSIA, Capt Ryrie. EUROPA, Capt. Shannon. ASIA. Capt. E. O. Lott, CANADA, f'ipt. Stone. AFRICA, Capt. Harrison. NIAGARA) ''apt. Ltitcli. Tlieee vessels carry a clear white ligb i at mast bead; green on starboard bow; red on port to,*. America, Lang, leave Boston, Wednesday, 3d Jan., 1845. Ahia, I.ott, 14 Boston, Wedneiday, 17th " Canada, Stone, " Boston, Wednesday, 31at " Berths not secured until paid for. An exp?rien?ed Hurgton on board. The owners of thenoj^AS will not be accountable for gold, silver, bullion, 4JKcie, jewelry, precious atone* or metal*, unless bills of lading are signed therefor aod the value thereof therein expressed. For freight or passage apply to E. CUNARD, No. 4 Bowling green. There wi'l be no steamships of this line from New York until further notice. LIVERPOOL AND PHILADELPHIA STEAMSHIP _ ' intend soiling tueir favorite steamship*? 1TY OK "MANCHESTER. . . . ^,1*. tOus..Capt. Wyhe. CITY OP BALTIMORE, (new)2,.W8 " ..Capt. CITY OW WASHINGTON, do..'i,700 " ..Capt. R. Leitcfe. KANGAROO 1,874 " ..Capt. ? 40M niiuuiiniu. CITY 0> MANCHE 'rt-Tt ...Thursday, January lb, lS.*>t>. KANGAROO About Thursday FROM LlYKkTOOL. CITY OP MANCHESTER. . Wednesday, December JO, 1864. KANGAROO About Wednesday,??? Saloon $Uo, $46 and $66. according to state room. A limited number of third class passenger* will be taken IVoui i'liiladelyhia and Liverpool, and found in provisisns From Philadelphia $30 j From Liverpool. $45 Parties wisiung to bring out their friends can obtain 3ei tilkates of passage, and drafts on Liverpool, in sums of J&l sterling and upwards. Apply to SAMUEL SMITH, Ageitt, 17 Walnut street, Philadelphia, aud No. 7 Broad way, New York. Glasgow andnkw York steamshi i'ooM"ANY. ? The new and powerful steamships NEW YORK, 2,400 tons and 600 horse power (R. Craig. Commander,) ami GLASGOW, 1,962 ton*, and 400 horse power, (W Com ining.Coinmanaer,) built expressly for the trade between New York and Glasgow, will Kail an uuder. From New York, G1.ASG0W, Saturday, 20th January, at 12, noon: ? First cabiu, saloon state-rooms (steward's fee in cluded.) $90 First cabin, midship do do do do 75 Third Clans . ? A limited number of third clan* passen gers will be taken, supplied with provisions of good quali ty, properly cooked, at $30 each. Carries a surgeon. For treight or naHsage, apply to J. MrSYMON, 33 Broad way, New York. New York city bill* or gold only re reived for passage.' US. MA1I, UNB FOR CALIFORNIA, VU ASPIN. a wall and fanatna Railroad. ? On Friday, January f>, at 2 o'clock, P. M., trom pier foot of Warren street, North river, will be deHpatched the fleet steamship GEORGE I4AW, Capt. G. Y. Fox, IT. 9 . N , to connect at Panama with the new and superior steamship Golden Age. A spare boat always kept at Panama, to prevent detention in case of accident. No express freight re ceived after ) o'clock on the day of nailing. For part sage apply at the company's office, 177 West street, to J. W. RAYMOND. US. MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY.? FOR HAVANA 0 aud New Orleaus ? Ou Tuesday, January 2, at 2 P. M., from pier foot of Warren st.. North river, by the well known aud favorite steamship EMPIRE CITY, Capt. H. Wiudle. Passage can be secured at the company's office. Freight to New Orleaas, 30 cents per cubic foot. ?>hip|H'rs will be supplied with blank bills ol lading 01 the loriu signed by llie company, on application at their office. No other form* signed, and no bills of lading will be signed after the hour of sailing. For freight or passage apply at the office of the compauy, 177 West I street, corner of Warren. M. O. ROBERTS. UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMER FOR SOUTH aiupton and Havre. ? The United States mail stoamer ST. LOl IS will leave New York on Saturday, January the 13th, at 12 M., from pier No. 37 Nortn river, foot of Beach street. Price of passage, first caoin, 9130; second cabin, $75. Luggage not wanted during the voyage slioulu be sent ou board the day before, marked ?? below." No treight taken after Thursday, Jauuary the 11th. For freight or passage apply to kOK'l IMER LIVINGSTON, Agent, 63 Broadway. "V EW YORK AND CALIFORNIA STEAMSHIP LINE, 11 via Nicaragua, the Accessory Transit Company ol Nicaragua proprietors. ? The splendid double eugim steamship STAR OF THE Wfc>T. 2,500 tons burthen, Capt. E. W. 'turner, will leave trom pier No. 3 Nortn river, at 3 o'clock P. M. precisely, for Punta Arenas, ou liinay, January 12, 186a, connecting with the favorit* steamship Incle Sam, 2,000 tons burthen, over the Nicaragua transit route, having but twelve miles of Uu<] trt.nspi rlatiin by tfrst class carriages. These steamer* are unstirpaas<*d in their ventilation and accoinmoUa tion. For information or passage apply only to CHAS. MORGAN, Agent, No. 6 Bowling Greeu. letter bags made up at the office letter* 26 ten's j>er half ounce. XTEW YORK AND NEW ORLEANS STEAM -HIP COM pauy. ? For INew Orl*an?, stopping at Havana, rarrying the I'nited States mail. ? The steamship BLACK WARRIOR, J. D. Bullock, Commander, will sail for ttie above ports on Tuesday, January Mb, at 12 o'clock, from pier at foot of Boacb street, North river. Freight for the interior and for Mobile, consigned to our agents in New Orleans, James Oonnoly & Co., will be forwarded tree of commissions. Passengers for Havana must pro cure passports belore leaving port. For freight or pas sage, apply to LIVINGSTON, CROCHEKON & 00., Agent*. No. 31 Broadway. N. B. ? The Cahawba, R. W Schufeldt, Commander, will succeed the Black Warrior, aud sail Thursday, January 25th. Bills of lacing must be sent in for signing the evening previous to the ship sailing. TA1KPATCH LINK FOR SAN FRANCISCO? FIRST I 9 clipper. ? Shippers per clipper ship ELIZABETH F. VMLI.ETS, Capt. Sissou, at pier 27, East river, will please hand in their bills of lading for signature. Fifty tonii of light freight can be taken, on imnediate application. The E. F. Willets is the sharpest and smallest clippei now loading for San Francisco, and a most desirable coa veyaute. Apply to SUTTON k CO., 84 Wall street. A L'STKALIA INDEPENDENT LINE? SIXTY DAYS A passage? Only eighty dollars Tor a passage to Mel bourne. ? The splendid A 1 clipper ship BASTERN Si ATE, 1,600 tons burthen, Simon Ross, comm'r, will have iinme diate despatch for Melbourne. The accommodations of this One ship for passenger*, both in first aud seen ad cabins, are superior to those of any other vessel now up. As but a limited number of passengers are taken, early ap E" cation is ueeesaary. The proprietors of this popmar e, aware that a number of mechanics and others hi. v ing families have been unable to engage passage, o* nig to the high rates hitherto charged, have deter mine<i to carry a limited number of passengers at the unprecedentedly low price of eighty dollars, which will include provisions, water, attendance, and all other ne cessaries for the voyage, with the sole exception of bed ding. Having a great portion of her cargo and passen gers already engaged, she will have quick despatch. For rreight or passage apply on board, at pier No. 7, E. R., or to ARKELL, A ELUOTT, 140 Pearl street, or K. RICH ARIfeON k CO., 62 South street. Australian pioneer line, carrying the l nited States mails. ? The A 1 clipper ship OCEAN tjlEEN will have quick despatch for Sydney, uuder the arrangement with the government, giving pu*?eugers the privilege of paying part of their money in work, which is guaranteed to them, at very high rates. R. W. CAMERON, 116 Wall street. A1 l>'l KA1.IA PIONEER LINK, CARRYING THE I'nited .-tstes mail ? One Hist cabin berth lor sal in ship Windward, now in the stream ready for sea i Price or berth, 9li<0. Apply at R. W. CAMERON'S office, lit; Wall street. For savannah and Florida? c. s. mail une? The new and spleudid steamship Al'GUSTA, 1 (.apt. Hioe. Lyon, will leave New York for Savaunali , on Saturday, Dec. 30, from pier No. ^ North river, at 3 o'clock P. M. Bills of lading signed on board. For freight apply ou board, or l?r passage iosaML'KL L. Ml It 1I1LI., 13 Broadway. For Florida, through tickets 'rum New York to Jacksonville, 931; to Pilatka, 933. I[>OR CHAkLJteTON, 8. C? THE SUPERIOR SIDE 1 wheel steamship (Jl AkKIt i'ITY, J. H. Hodgdon. eommauder, will leave Philadelphia for Charleston, S. C., ou Saturday, Dec. 30, at 10 o'clock A. M. Cabin pas sage 920. Apply to HI RON * MARTIN, 37 X North Wharves, Philadelphia. FOR CHARLESTON AND FLORIDA? SKMI-WKKKLY I'nited States Mail Lin*. ? The steamship SOUTH MtNKK, T. Kwan, eommauder, will Dave pier No. 4 .North river, c u Saturday. IH-cember 30. at 3 o'clock P. M. precisely. Fcr freight apply on board, where all bills of lading are signed; and for passage at the office of tPOFFORD, TII.FMON Ac CO., 3v Broadway. Through tickets to Moritia a* follows : ? Te Jacksonville, 931; to Pilatka, 933. The Nashville will succeed, and leave on Wednesday, January 3. fM)K NORFOLK, PETERSBURG AND RICHMOND.? The I uitcd State* mail steamship ROANOKE, Tho*. skinner, commander, will leave pier 13 North river, on Saturday, Iiec. 30, at 3 o'clock P. M. ; will arrive in Nor folk the next afternoon, and Petersburg and Richmond the following morning. From Norfolk, passengers for the south proceed by railroad direct, with through tick ?l* ftom Weh'ee to Wilmington, Augusta, kr. Passage ?nd tare to Norfolk, 98; to Pe eraburg and Klchmoud, 910. steerage ball price. Apply to I.UIiIaAM k PI.KAsANTS, 32 Broadway ?VJOTK K TO MASTERS AND SHIPPING MERCHANTS. J3I ?1 be undersigned, having been appointed agents at New York for Boston Marine Insurance Companies, hereby notify masters of vessel* owned at the East, and insured or likely to be Insured at Boston, fti the'svent of shipwreck or disaster in the vicinity of New York, on the Jersey and Virginia eeasta, to telegraph or other wise advise the undersig ned Immediately, that assist ance My be dispatched to them. Aleo, in all claims for damage to vemele and cargo, to eonfer with the agents, that (Mir claim* may be settled amicably aad with mu 9*1 e(rUsfae#?? JOHNS' Uf * HJLLlNS, ?4,t I enn SPUBfDm DUMB KB DUU Vte Holiday presents, It 91, $1 60, U W th* original price, t* cloee oat tho winter "took. AWc, 300 Shawls, in wool and brocne, from $2 to $0. O. B. WILLIAMS *00., 269 Greenwich street, between Robineon and Murray A HANDSOME NEW TSAR'S PRESENT IS A SET J\. of Jacob's California diamond* ? they are equal t<> the real diamond*, and the cost it trilling, pin and ear- < rings set, in box, $17 60? real diamond* would ?out WOo gent.'* pin*, in every variety. L k J. JACOBS, 407 Braadway. Beautiful and appropriate hbiibay pre eenta. ? A large assortment of rich gel 1 and silver mounted cane*, wholesale and retail, by WILLIAM K HOSE, 37 Reade street, next to Stewart's store, near Broadway. OOKS. ? GIFT BOOKS FROM LONDON, JUM OPENKD at the grand fancy baiaar of H. 3 Roger*, No. 410 Broadway, written by the must popular author*, (Mary Howitt, Ac.,) beautifully bound, splend.dly illmtratc I, selected for children and youth at ihts season. N. B. ? To be sold at auction prices, (together wi h every variety of toys and faaey goods,) in connequcnee of extensive repairs, made nsoesnary by tbe late tire in the rear. . H. S. ROGERS, 449 Broadway. COLORS AND COLOR BOXE.-- ? FROM THE WORL!> renowned establishment of James Newman, 8oho square, Ixindon Rogers. 449 Broadway, is uow pre pared to meet tbe demand for theoe anrivalle<l articles, having just received a large invoice, which he will Mil at the manufacturer'* price* in London. Also, a great variety of English landscape paintings, and a few large French raised picture* of vegetable*, fruits ani gainex. H. S. RJGERS, 449 Broadway. F.OWKRS.? WILLIAM F1TZPATRICK, FLORIBT, Twenty-ninth ? treat and Broadway, will supply bouquets and basket* in*be neatest style, for New Year's preMenta. Order* are respectfully solicited. B rj.lM'S KOK TUB HOLIDAYS? THE SUBSCRIBES having imported moat extensively in anticipation of the approaching baUdaya. NOT AT ALL EXPECTING rut; PRESENT HARD TUUH, baa resolved upon mtlnun to immense reduction ia Use prices of hu present mag nificent atoek of CLOAKS, SHAWLS AND FURS, commencing on Monday, tlu 18th of Dec?mb?r? prefer ring thin courae to carrying oyer a Urge stock to another season. l'arii?a, therefore, deetrour of making pur chase for presents, have now aa oppoafcinitv of select ing from eae of the ne&eet and mmtexleaaini stocks in the city, at anpreoederited bargain*. FURS. Beautiful *eta of aable mink, at 916 to 920 Do. do. atone martea 14 to W Splendid do. Hudaon'a Bar aable 40 to HO Do. do. very rich and dark 76 to 100 Do. do. mountain marten 8 to 10 Do. do. Siberian aquirrel 6 to 8 Do. do. Canadian aable 10 to 12 Do. do. Itch marten 12 to 14 Magnifloaat aeta of real ermine 26 to 40 Do. do. chinchilla 22 to 38 Do. do. kolinaki 20 to 36 Exquiaite real ermine cape* (very large) 75 to 100 Do. chinchilla 70 to 86 Do. atone martan 70 to 100 Do. Hudaon'a Bay aahle 120 to 176 Do. Rnaaian aable 460 to nna CLOAKS. Very good and flaa ladiea' cloth 910 and $12 Saperior do. do 14 and 10 Splendid do. do 18 and 18 Very rich imported and embroidered do 20 to 25 Velvet cloaka (verv beat Lyona) 25 to 30 Superb do. 33 and 36 Magnificent do. (the richeat of the aeaaon) . . ? 38 Very rich aatin cloaka 18 and 18 Do. maira antique 20 to 30 SHAWLS. Being determined if poaaible to effect a total clearance of our preaent atoek of shawls, the pricea are aa fol io ws: ? Excellent all wool broche square ahawla $10 and 912 Do- do. lo aft do 16 and 16 Superb chain.- laine aq uare ahawla 12and 14 I*o. do. long do 20 and 22 Magciticent&uJ very fine) 26 and 2>i _ ? W^tWy choice apeciaaena of India camel a hair Delhi, Deccan and Peraian needle work ahawla, imported expressly for the oecaaion, at a similar redaction. A single inspection of the above named articlea, and a comparison of the quality and pricea, ia respectfully so licited. GEO. BULPIN, Proprietor of the Pari* Mantilla Emporium, 381 Broadway. G01D SLEEVE BUTTONS OF ALL STYLES, FOR GEN' tlemen, for ?ale very law, via.:? Gold and chaaed, pair 92 60 to 912 00 Gold and engraved, pair 3 00 to II oo Gold and scroll, pair 4 50 to 8 00 Gold and enamel, pair 4 00 to 10 00 Wold and garnet, pair 6 60 to 9 60 Gold and mourning, pair 8 50 to 10 00 Cold and agate, pair 3 00 to 4 50 Gold and cornelian, pair 3 Oo to 5 00 GEO. C. ALLEN, wholesale on 1 retail, 11 Wall *treet, second floor, Gold vest chains:? Gold curb veat chains 90 00 to 945 0.1 Gold wo\e vent cams 10 00 to 28 01 Golt Adelaide vent chain*.* 13 00 to 28 00 Gold Jenny Lind veat chains 13 0(1 to +6 00 Gold chafed and plain veat cbaina 15 00 to 35 00 Gold hexagon vent chain* 17 00 to 42 00 <Joid Warsaw ve*t chains 10 00 to 38 00 Gold square veat chain* 11 00 to 45 00 Gold engraved ve*t chains 18 0(1 to 36 00 Gold chased vest chain* 24 00 to 58 00 Gold fronted vest chains 27 00 to 70 00 And other styles for aale at less than the usual prices, by ? g. C. ALLE.V, Importer of watches and jewelry, wholesale and retail, 11 Wall street, near Broadway, second floor. Holiday presents. ? reduced prices.? Watches, Diamonds and Jewelry. ? The subscriber is selling all descriptions of the following article, at re tail, much lower than any other houae in the city :? Jl'I.KH' JCKUKK8IW WATCH SB, Warranted perfect time keep*-*, from 9150 to 9250 COOPKR WATTHW. Duplex and levers, from 9125 to 9276 INDKPKNIIK.VT HBCOND And quarter Se:ond Watches, for timing ho, *?* 9125 to 9250 CnRONOMETKRft. Splendid Gold Pocket Chronometers, perfect time keepeia 9125 to 9250 XJOHT DAT WATCHn, Which run eight day* with one winding.... 9140 to 9185 ?UVAMKt WATCHJ0 For ladies, some in bunting cases 9^., lo 9100 DIAMOND WATCH? For ladies, some in magic cases 955 to 9300 MAGIC WATCHH, Which change into three different watches. .9100 to 9175 WATCHK8 WHICH WI.1D CP And turn the hands without a key 986 to 9140 all Ktnrm or watchf9 at low pkicb. Fine Cold Lepine Watches, four holea 925 } ine Gold Itetaclied I -ever* 30 Gold Eaawelied Watches for the ladiea ."!!!** 35 Gold English Patent Levers 35 Gold English Patent Levers, hunting rase .' 50 Silver Patent Levers aa low aa IS Silver Detached Levers as low aa 14 Ladies' Gold Sets, Earrings, Pins and Bracelets.^ to 75 Earring*, 92 to 926; plna, 92 to 926; Bracelet* 500to 80 00 Gold Lockets, one, two and four glasses 3 00 to 25 00 Gold Guard Chain* 10 00 to 60 00 Gold Chatelaine Chains 10 00 to 110 00 Gold Vest Chains 80 00 to 85 00 Gold Fob Chains 0 00 to 26 00 Fine Gold Wedding Ring* 3 60 to 7 00 Gold Guard Keys 1 00 to 6 00 Gold Fob Keya 2 00 to 800 Gold Fob Seals 3 00 to 12 00 Gold Thimbles 2 50 to 5 00 Gold Pencils 1 25 to 7 On Gold pens and Pencils 3 60 to 18 00 Diamond Ring* 7 00 to 250 00 Diamond Earrings 100 00 to 300 00 Diamond Pins 15 00 to 300 00 Gold Crosse* 2 00 to 12 00 Gold Finger Kings, with stone* 2 00 to 15 00 (.old Sleeve Buttons, per set 2 50 to 12 Ou Gold Studs, per set 1 50 to 10 00 Cold Spectacles, per |>air 5 00 to 0 00 Gold Kve Glasses 1 75 to 8 00 Silvir teaspoons, per set 6 00 to 0 00 Silver Tablespoons, per set 12 00 to 21 00 Silver Tsbleforks, per set 13 00 to 23 00 Silver Cups for children 5 00 to 15 00 -liver Napkin Rings, each 1 50 to 3 60 Gold Armlets for children, per pair *2 50 to 8 00 Plain l.old Rings... 75 to 3 00 Chased Gold Rings 1 00 to 6 Oo Silver Thimbles, silver tops 37 Gold Scarf Pins 1 00 to 7 00 GTORGE C. AIJ.KN, Importer, Wholesale and retail, 11 Wall street. second floor, near Broadway. Holiday prebkntb.? the .subscriber in virus the attention of the public to his splendid and new stock of jewelry, watches and diamonds at tha low eat pricea. PHILIP l!M BACH, (Succaaaor to David Rait), No. 381 Broadway, Corner of Whita street, up stair*. OUDAY PRESENTS ? GENT'S CLUSTER CAM fornla diamond sin*, 95 a 94; single stone, 95 to 910; ladies' earringa, 96 to 918: plna, 93 to 910; ring*, 96 to 912; they are so near tin real diamond that the best judges are deceived. L. k J. JACOBS, 407 Broad ly Holiday presents ? canes, beautifully mounted with gold, silver, ivory and agate, of ebon* and ebony; also, ladies' and gentlemen'* uin brella*, of the moat tasty finish, at 0t? Maiden lane, near William street. Presents for the holidays.? as christma* ana New Years are close at hand, and tha season* for g.rta fast approaching, the subscriber would respect ally recommend his elegant stock of cloaks and furs to he present giving public, a* gifts ia which both the a se ll 1 snc crn? mental are combined. Having a rich as sortment of velvst, satin and moire antique clues a, mad* ri the most fashionable style and of the very bast mate rial, he thinks he hasarda aothlng ia aay<ng key eaanoi oe excelled In any of the larger establishment * ia the city. Among his furs may be found the sable, mink ? tone marten, fitch and mountain saarten, m ported ei prsssly for bis establishment, and at price* to suit th. present depression of tha money market, aad the meam of all. As th* Winter stock Is fast disappearing, an< preparation* being made for tha 8pring and Summer trade, tboee de airing cloaks aad fan would do wall U rail and examine bia goad* quickly, at bis cloak and fu> ?etablisbment, No. 47 Canal street, ftrsndrrtb Building lout dew* boa Broadway. WM. & McUNBB. H' OPHPOBTU HOLIDAYS. H" OUDAY PRJBSIWIH.? FLRS OF ALL NATIONS.? r?U fashion* rwlr it BOOS & J ACUBOWIZS, 397 Broadway. between Walker and While atreeU. The finest articles for holiday pm?Gt?, at immensely re duced price*. Splendid 'too* marten set*, formerly sold at $30, are now to be had for 91&. Rich aable mink for fit, and every article IB proportion. Don't lose thin opportunity. ~VT AlLRAL flowers for new year s day.? J^l ^Mt can be handsomer for the table on Now Year's day , or what more suitable for a present to a lady, than a basket of beautiful natural flowers, put up in Keui's 'unequalled style/ U Untie men of taste, please call at R KID'S, 807 Broal way. mOYS AND FANCY GOODS FOR THE HOLIDAYS.? X The underlined has just received bum ma agents In Europe a complete and varied assortment of toy*, for which he defies com petition. Those who are desirous of mntrfny holiday presents will find it to tbeir advantage to five him a eaU. Wholesale dealers will And here a very iboiee and beautiful selection of goods, suitable for the approaching holidays The utxioraigned beg* leave to invite his cuatomers, and the public (enerally, to in spect his stock of toya and fancy goods, and most re spectfully solicits a ontinuauie of their patronuge Remember the old stand, 18 Division street, nearCti.it ham square. C OOETZ (lata Haas fc Uoets.) USEFTL SOLID AY f RESENTS. ? A HANDSOME velvet cloak (or *25. A handeome rich satin cloak, from 916 to 820. M?ire antiques, richly trimmed with velvet and fringe, for $.'<3. Cloth cloaks, from $9 to 910, reduced to nearly half their original price*. MOLYNEt'X BE! J., No. 68 Canal street. JftlAl MNNHh A*. ? ?>rs tn?7o7KsErs, cor rr~tO sets.? Mr*. STONE begs to inform the lit '-lie a she has just received per steamer Pacific, a choice selec tion of French and English wot* corsets, from the tirst makers in Pari* and London, which she oiler* at pi , cos which ciefys competition. Please call at 4-4 d i'eail street and examine, before purchasing elsewhere. a SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF THE RICHEST EU /\ broideries imported this season, and adapted for tbs holidays, will be sold lor this week only at cost price, consisting of Pari* chemisette* and alseves, aud collars and sleeves. in sets; point, Honiton and Brusne'..* lace capes. acarU, chemisettes, collars, sleeves, collar et ies ?ud barbvs, new designs. Three cases of em:>roi dared and plaio .handkerchief a, just received a. PETER ROBERT k CO. % 376 Bwriwjr. A HATHAWAY, 883 BROADWAY, HAS RECEIVED a reul French embroidered handkerchiefs, great bar gains, rich sets in Honiton, Guipure, Valenciennes and embroidered rich collars, in lace and muslin, jet brace let* and necklace*, portemonnaiea, Alexandre's kid gloves, silk apron*, Paris made drea- cap ?, die., em broidered skirts, ribbon* and trimmings, at price* to suit the times. BRUSSELS 1*0 INT LACES. ?MILLER A GRANT, 371 Broadway, are selling point a I' Aiguille Valencien nes, Honiton and Cbantilly laces, at prices much below former seasons; their stock of black to reed veils are un equalled in style and prloee; also Paris, St. Gaul, and Glasgow embroideries of every description. N. B ? Se veral articles in a new description of lace just invented, M. & 0. being the exclusive agent* for it. CH. SUCKAU, COMMISSION MERCHANT, IM 0 porter of embroideries and fancy goods, suca >.* sofa cushions, slippers, segar cases, bassets, cnairs, fancy china ware, workstanas and all kinds of reticule*, No. 307 Broadway, first floor. Embroideries, silks, etc., for the holidays ? LE BOUTILLIER, BROTHERS, have still a large assortment of goods, and being determined to clear them out, the prices are greatly reduced. Embroidered collars and handkerchiefs decided bargains. Ribbons, scarfs, shawl*, hi Iks, merinos, delaines, prints, and all kind* of fancy and domestic dry goood*. LK BOUT1LLIER BROTHERS, 60 Canal street, four doors from Broadway. C-1 REAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF CLOAKS Jf and mantillas. ? A. T. STEWART & CO. now offer for sale the balance of their immense stock of cloaks and mantillas, at greatly reduced prices. Their stock comprises the most fashionable and popular style/) of the day, all of which hare been manutactured and im ported expressly for the city trade. Broadway, Cham bers and Keade streets. IMPORTED WOVE CORSETS AND EMBROIDERIES ? MRS. GAYNoR has just received a splendid lot of col lars, under handkerchiefs, fee., suitable far present*; also three cases of her elegant fitting French wove cor sets, which she w 11 sell at about half the prices usually charged. 45 Third avenue, near Tenth street. PERSONAL? A REAL THRBAD LACE SHAWL, (black,) nearly new, which cost in Paris oOo franc*, ($100,) will be fold at half its original cos!, by a lady who is in great need. Address Francs, Herald office. T> EAL INDIA CAMEL'S HAIR SHAWLS AND SCARFS IV ? Just received per snip Syren, from Calcutta. These desirable goods nave been marked at the lowest cash prices, to suit the times, and are now ready* for ex hibition. A. T. MEW ART A CO., Broadway. K EVOLUTION IN CHATHAM STREET? NO KILLED nor wounded, but a peaceable chauge in the man ner of doing business. Ever since the opening of my store I have made it a jioint, ano with great success, to establish a difference lietweeu myself aud the majority of n.y neighbors, by celling good articles instead ol rub bish , and, above all, by strictly achering to the one piice system. Well made shirts, of my own manufac ture; collars, cravats, sk>ci>b, Ac , Ac., equalling in quality anything sold in Broadway, but at much inlerior prices, best quality ol l*aris kid gloves, of all sixes and colors. OTTO ERNST, 36)? Chatuam street, one door I from corner of Tryon row. SPECIAL HOLIDAY NOTICE.? TRKMDiDOt'B Rot CTKM FROM FORMER PRICES, TO Cton thk Bi'binim or tux Ykar. LORD A TAYLOR Will continue the closing sales of their immense stock AT Both Stork* UNTIL SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30. EXTRAORDINARY BaUAU) Will be offered in Rich striped and plaid silks, cheap and beautiful. Very rich dress silks, (latest Pans styles.) Superb white, pink and blue brocades and satins, (suitable for evening dresses.) French merinos and cashmeres, (every color and quality.) l'aris and Manchester prints. Brilliant cashmere and Scotch woollen plaids. English merinos, moua de lalnes and printed cash meres. English, Welsh, and printed flannels. Linens of every description, table cloths, napkins, Ac. Also, Cloaks and mantillas of cloth, velvet and other mate rials, (superbly trimmed and or the most approved de signs.) Black and colored satins and Lyons silk velvets, every width and quality for cloaks. Lyons and Vienna broche, long and square shawls, a great variety of beautiful patterns. Merino, cashmere, and every other description of shawls, together with a large assortment of hosiery, gloves, ribbons, embroideries, laces, Ac., Ac. LORD A TAYLOR, No*, 256, *67, 2 ftu and 201 Grand street, and new Nos. 47 and 49 Catharine street. I 6JELLJNG OfT. ) El -EG ANT VELVET AND CLOTH CLOAKS, 20 per cent below cost. Brochk a wd Wool Shawls. TREMENDOUS BARGAINS. All Wool Plaida, oklt 4a. a Yard. LYONS A JONES, 277 Hudson street, Between Canal and Spring streets. CORPORATION NOTICE ?DEPARTMENT OF REPAIRS and Supplies. December 33. ISM. ? To Contractors.? Sealed proposals will be received at the office of Couiinis sitner of Repairs aud Supplies, No. 3 City Hall, (base ment,) until Thursday, January 4, 1666, at 12 o clock M., at which time they will be opened in accordance with the amended charter of 1863, for the paving of Chat ham street. Bowery, Fourth avenue, around I a ton suusre, to connect with the Russ pavement, with granite block pavement, better known as the Belgian pavement. All Intormation in regard thereto can be liad at the of fice of the Oommissirner of Repairs and Supplies, No. 3 City Hall, (basement.) Blank esti mute* can be na?l at the above office. N. B. ? The Commissioner reserve-, the right to reject all or any of the e*timates, if deemed for the interest of the corporation. BARTHOLOMEW B. PT RDY, Commissioner of Repair* and Supplies. RoPOSaI.- HiR REPAIR OF TERRACES AND FOR water works at the University of Virginia'-s-Pro posals *ill be received at the proctor's office until the l'.'th day of January. 1866, for the renewal of the ter races ou the east and west lawns of the University buildings, as per plan in the possession of the proe tor. At the same time and place proposals will also be received for Introducing a supply of water for th? Uni versity, and constructing the necessary works for the same. Proposals for the water works are invited, both for iron and cement pipes. The plans, bill of materials, and quantities and speci Ications for both works csn be seen by application to the proctor. Those at a distance who may desire to contract, can obtain specification* and bill of materials and quantities by letter address-d to the undersigned. For. the terraces cash will be paid, and for the water works two fifths cash, and for the re maining three- fifths bonds of the University will be given, payable on the 1st dsv of July. 1850. Robert r. prentis, Proctor of University of Virginia. POST OFFICE NOTICES. E0OT OFFICE, NEW YORK, DECEMBER 23, 1854 ? There being dispute as to the circnlanon of papers ming the advertisement by this office of uncalled -for letters, notice is hereby given that the Postmaster will receive evidence and decide upon the fact, under and pursuant to the regulation* of the Post Office Depart ment. A printed statement, for the information ol per sons drsinbg to compete for the advertisement, fi ting and defining the limits and boundaries of the territory deemed by the Postmaster to be embraced within tbe range of the delivery of this office, the time within which evidence must be submitted, and the particulars of the evidence required, ami blank affidavits in which every detail to be shown is properly and definitely embraced, will be furnished on application at this office. ISAAC V. FOWLER. Postmaster. CO A!., *C. WHITE ASH STOVE COAL, DISCHARGING, THIS >7. from boat, at $7 per ton. Weighed on the wharf, and delivered to any Dart of the city. Orders received at scales oa tbe wharf, foot of King street, North rim. JACOB WOKS. fOAMUL. flhogr AAA TO L0AN. ON dumowds, CDOO'W" * wateVs, jewelry, w(in, piano fortes, ke. , or boufht for Nih. Good eitf stoeka, iotM, b< nd* end mortage*, fcc. , negotiant , business conti dertial, and executed promptly, at 78 Nmm street, first floor, back i flice. Al*o, six u??n wanted, with rami! capital, in a light business. Apply u above. A j ? J I a ki kj wTOLuaN ON DIAMONDS, WATCHsa. BOl'eVJV/Vf Jewelry,*?., or bouftit tor auk. vot?-?, s'ocka, honds and mortgages negotiated; real ?? mi* boi.^bt, aoul and e*cbanjr?>d Ad binMM strictly ?onedontiaL CULKStMAN, BiUlSTKD * CO., Brukera, St Join street, corner of Natias. I A A f I 10 lX)kii 014 JXAMOMIJB.WATCHM, I ?v\'?l/Vv j??*l*y. hc.,tu rxju^bt for cm*. , j7'C4 city dock*, notei, bonds and B>ortga^ea, M!la of ?s i cb?nf?, *tc , oegociatxd. Business n nftilntlil and i prt>mi>tlj ss*cnted, at So. 102 Nassau s'reat, roes* No X HOMPUON k CO.. broker* and oomnusatoa merchant* CO AAA WANTKD-ON BOND AND MORT K?(Jp, for Brut rate property Dear tha city. A good bonus will be given. Address B. M., Her alil office. AGENCt OF THE STATS OF ILLINOIS.? NOTICE U3 hiTf by given, tint aa inet&'uii ut of fifteen dolUn wiB be pail fa each one thoutaud dollars of the Stock of the Slate of Illinois, at the office of the sobeeribera, os? ; and altar Monday the first day of January out. The I pnynwut on Old Canal Bond a will be stasaned oa the ; Coupon of January, lb47. The payment on New Canal Bonds, or Bond* of 1847. will be stamped oa the Coupon, ; of July, 1M9. WADSWORTH * SHELDON, Interest agents, 29 Wall St. AGREEABLY TO THE ARTICLED OK A830(aATK>N of the Tradesman's Bank of the City of Now York, I t bo subscribers to the .stock are required to pay their re spective KabKCiiption* of the 2d ot Jauuary nest, at the banking bouse, vis: $40 on each full share, aad $20 om each scrip share. KICHAK1) BERRY, UMbier. Dec. 27, 1664. CASH ADVANCED AND LOANKP TO AM Y AMOUNT?* Oa diamonds, watches, joweiry piate. valuable and persons.1 property, or bought for htgneet o ?ah prtoae. R. WOOD 99 Fulton street, sseond lour, front ?ooB, from V A. ML to 4 P. M. T\RY DOCK SAVINGS BANK? 019 FOURTH STREET JLJ near aveuue C.? Deposits made on or before tb* loth of January nest, will receive interest from the lat of January. Interest, as usual, at s*s per cent per an num on sums of on* thousand dollar* and under. By order. ANDREW MUJLK, Pteeident. Jakb L. Btvwakt, Secretary. Emigrant industrial savings bank. no. &i Chambers street. ? Notice. ? Depositor* arv inform* k that depohits made on or before Saturday, Jan. 6, 18">5, will bear interest from 1st January. Dnuk open daily from 10 A. M to 2 P. M. aud from 5 to 7 I*. M. JOSEPH STUAKT, President. John Ma.vnp?o, Comptroller. IRVING SAVINGS INSTITUTION, 99 WARKWt STREET, one d<-or from Une awioh ? Open daily from 10 A. H. : to 1 P. M-. and 4 to 7 P. M. Inherent at the rate of & per cent allowed on all sum* from $1 to $500. Depositee made on or bsl< re the 10th day of January nest will re ceive interest from the Int. CALEB S. WOODHULL, President. } v'?? Presidents. Vakdbrbilt L. Button, Secretary IRVING SAVINGS INSTITUTION, 9* WARREN HTRKKT, have declared their stmt annual dividend oo all de posits ?-p tilled thereto, at the rate of six per cent, pay able on and alter the 16th day of January next, lhvi dends not called for will draw interest tit* name w principal. CALEB S. WOODHULL, President. , Vaj>i)KRBIlt L. Burros, Secretary. Money? cash liberally advanced ox watches, plate, pianofortes, dry goods, or any other property, at the ageney and loan office, 304 Broad I way, cornor of Duane street, seoond floor, room No. 9. I The strictest confidence and honor may be relied upon. I Branch office 84 West Sixteenth street. ! McLOUGHIJN A O'NEILL. TkTONEY TO LOAN AT THE EMPIRE LOAN ANI> | JtI Agency office, No. 321 Broadway (removed from | l5g Nassau street) , on diamonds, plate, watches, jewelry, i wines, spirits in bond, and every other description ot : available property, or purchased for cash, Apply to ! CASEY A CONLY. 321 Broadway, seoond floor. PAHQUIOQUE BANK, I) AN BURY, OONN., REDEEMED at * per cent by CHAS. a GRANNISS, 66 Wall i street. SAVINGS BANK? THE INSTITUTION FOR THE SAV ings of merchants'clerks and others, No. 516 Broadway. 1 Deposits made in this Savings Bank, on or before Janua* ry 10, will receive interest from the 1st January. Bank open daily, from 10 to 2 o'clock, and on Tuesday, Thursday ana Saturday evenings, from 6 to 7. Per order. BKNJ. R. WIN MKOP, Secretary. Stockholders of the parker vein coal com- * pany can subscribe for an interest la th? pur ! chase of the Jackron, Totton and Westernport coal | lands, sold st auction on the 26th December, instant, I late the property o i ihe Parker Vein 0o?l Company, at tbe office of ,H. <s J.gt'Bnen, 33 Wall street. Ten per 1 cent ot tlio amount subscribed to b? paid at tbe time of ! making the subscription. Those wishing to avail them : selves of the oppoftunity must make application, on or before the 30th instant, as above. New York, Lite. 26, 1854. TAPSCOTT & CO.'S FOREIGN EXCHANGE Ol'FlCE.? Sight Drafts on England, Ireland. Scotland, Wales, ; France and Germany, for large or small sums, can at alt , times be obtained, on application to ? TAPSCOrr A CO., 80 South street. rLADESMEN'S BANK ? NEW YORK, DECEMBER 27, 1804. ? The President sad Directors of the Trade* i | men's Bank w ill pay. on the second day of January nex .. i to the stockholders, the par of their stock; also, a flaal dividend of the profits, amounting to forty two (42) per cent. By order, RICHARD BERRY, Cashier. Agreeably to the articles of association of the Trades men's Bank of the city of New York, the subscribers to the stock ai e required to pay their respective subscrip tions on the second January next, at the banking house, vii. : ? $40 on each full shars, and 920 on each scrip share. RICHARD BERRY, Chattier. rpO TH0?E WHO WANT MONEY.? CASH IN SUMS 1 from $5 to $5,000 advanced on dia mends, gold watches, jewelry, Ac. The most liberal terms are offer* ed at HARCOlRT BRADLEY A CO.'S. 38 Ann street. The strictest confidence may be relied on. Old gold and diamonds bought at best prices for cash. MwouLmmtiMe. Dry dock, grand street, bowery and south ' Ferry Stsge Company, Dec. 28, 1854. ? The annual election for directors of this company will be held at their office, 402 Tenth street, near avenue C, on Satur day, the cOth initant, between the hours of 3 and 4 o'clock, P. M. By order of the board. GEO. W. RIBLET, Secretary. JUSTICE NOW IS ONLY SOUGHT FOR IN THIS CASE, and I trust that the troth will oome to light, if the gentleman that waa driving his horse and wagon along the Cypress Hills and Williamsburg plank road, ia a westerly direction, on the evening of the 26th of Septem ber last, and that saw or was present at the time or about the time the collision took place, between Mr. Mellon Murphy and Thos. Cash, will come forward and unfold the truth of the matter: he will do honor to him self and incur a favor that will for ever bu appreciated. Call and see Dan Marvin, 25 Wall street, second floor. Your truly, THOS. CASH. Mercantile library ?the friends of doug las Lefflngwtll will attend the meeting at CUntoa ball, this evening, at 8 o'clock. Magnificent diamond jewelry at auction. ? We call attention to the splendid stock ot dia monds, jewelry, Ac., to be sold without reserve this day, by order of the assignees of David Rait, Esq., by EDW. SCHENCK, General Auctioneer, 10 Wall street. > ?VTEW YORK FLOATING DRY DOCK COMPANY, December 21, lbM. ? The annual election for moo directors of this company will be held on Mondav, tbe 1st day of January next, at the East Broadway douse, corner nf Pike street and East Broadway. Tbe poll will jpen at 6 o'clock P. M., and remain open one hour. By brder. H V. MASON, Secretary. aOTICE? BUTCHERS AND DROVKRS. ? MONDAY next. Janu try 1, 1865, being observed as a geaeral ?lay, the regular cash sales day for cattle at tbe Washington Drote Yards will be on Tuesday, 2d. T^rOTICE.? I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE TO ALL OH J^l any persons having baggage, luggage, or any ef fects whatever, that it same h not removed on or iwfore tbe 31st January, 1855, with sll ei|>enses dne thereon, tliev will be sohi bv public auction ou the 1st day ot February, 1865, to pay all dues and demands against them. RuBKKT WALKER, 26 (ireeowich street. OFFICE NEW YORK GAS LIGHT COMPANY, D?f:. ~0, 1864 ? The annual election for thirteen direc tors ef this company will lie held on Monday, the 8th day ot Jaauarv next, at the office No. 174 Oeatie street, from 11 to 12 o'clock A. M. The traasfer book will be closed from the 23d inst. until after the elsctlon By order. C. L EVKRITT, Secretary. THE FLORENCE AND KEYPOfff JOINT COMPANIES ? The stated annual meeting will be held at the offioe of the company, at Union, near Kevport, on Tueeday, the 2d day of January next, at 8 R M., when officers an# directors will be elected for the ensuing year. Steam boats leave foot of Robinsoa street at IP. M. A state ment of tbe aflairs of the company may be bad at the office In New York and Philadelphia. T. LOYD, Treasurer. TH DISTRIBUTION OF MR. C. E. HERMANN'S Porcelain Exhibition, takes place on Friday, tha 20th of December inst., at 7 o'clock P. M., at D.Pol, lock's Mansion House, Hudson street, Hoboken. The subscribers are hereby politely invited to attend. WJ. HANN1NGT0N, FIRST PREMIUM GLAi* ? a stainer, (humt out 442 Broadway,) has re moved to 2S Canal street, where he will bs happy to re ceive orders, which will be executed with promptness and economy. TKAVRLLBM' UUIDE. ?EW JERSEY RAILROAD.? FOR PHILADELPHIA and the South and West, via Jersey City Mail and express lines ? Leave New York at 8 and 10 A. M.. and 4 aad 6 P. M. Fare, ?2 76 ia 4, aad $3 la ? aad 10 A. M., and A P. M.; seeoad class, $2 26 ia 10, at 12 M., at W stopping at ell way staMoaa. Through ties eta sold for Cincinnati and the West, and for BatUmare, Washington^ Norfolk, Ac., aad through baggage checked to Waahiaa tea is 9 *a? 1$ A> *, and $ TH,