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ftOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Cri*!*m. C?>rrt ?When our report cloned yesterday, the Court was occupied with the cases j Will lain Warnach, (of Philadelphia,) Jesse ff-jlliatns, John Webster, William Wilson, I?aac ^ .itcsidard and William Williams, charged with Jiornir atthe fln,t P?*lnct of the Seventh Ward on the 1st of June last, election day, and David 0?Ti?. witness for Government, was on the stand. Cf0**^iam'*4d.?Webster came up with liis mrty. and said he had been trying to keep the f Pare all day, and now It was necessary and hlzh I |W to take of the polls; there was no J person to interfere with the party, they having It ? ill their own way. and the people In the ranks ! had all gone oft; there was upwards of one hun dred men and boys id the party led by Webster, ?uni the? I?ad no opposition at all; the leaders of the party appeared to be acting in concert; they were giving various orders and in conference witn the persons who followed them to keep certain voters away; Stoddard was pointing to man sav ing. '-Thil man lathe blue vest, lie can't vote nary time;" this he repeated a great many times; Cro*<- Wm W ilson and Taylor were ?lis(rttis?d by having their faces painted, and their hal7 dyed various colors; did not see Webster, Stoddard, nor J. W , son art.na: d rectly with those parties nrqnainted with \\ elmter and Wilson; they are very gentlemanly and orderly persons; never saw anything against them except on this occasion know* Stoddard also, who is a quiet citizcn a id orderl), isith the exception of tnese occurrences they have always been good and quiet men; they did not seem to tie acting in concert with War iiarh when br made the challenge to the AntiV ,hey were joking with him. and their manner wai u.directly that of encouragement to Warnach to proceeti with his drunken lasting; they hugged r .r h other, and Derformed the usual arts of drunk en men; Taylor hu^ed Warnach around the neck; *w W llliams and Stoddard in the crowd when Johnson was pulled over the pen; Warnach left iheui aud came up near witness inside the pen; Cross and Taylor were concerned in pulling Grinder away from the polls; the party walked right up to the polls, and the voters seeing this quietly left; don't remember what time in the day saw " jn. W ilson: the pen was full of the rioter's when they attempted to pull Johnson away; the man Hartlett was beaten by several of them, among whom was J. Wilson and others of the same party; saw XV ilson off and on during the day; Taylor was painted around the head; also | Cross, several colors; Wilson's head had lately been shaved close, which is an uuusual circum stance with him; haw Wilson there pretty much ail the time; the party was going backwards and | forwards from one precinct to the other as if thev I were on guard. ' Woodeillt Latham, sworn?Was a jud^eof the elections; there was a riot; did not know the names of the rioters, but could remember their laces if he saw them; they came and pulled down the |>en. and said -No d-d Irishman should vote there that day;5' they jumped in at the win dow; the leader, Warnach. was in the window a id the proceedings were obstructed for some time; the timbers were pulled down and carried off; so fiir as the Antics were concerned thev were kept away from the polls; for an hour or more: pistols w,1re tired and the disturbance was gen eral; the leaders were following some Irishman and tiring at them; a man named Smith came ov? r ti oiii the Fourth Ward and told lleiishaw one of the judges, that the foreign^ were all driven away from the Fourth Ward polls; then the excitement became greater among the rioters a man was badly beaten and retreated to an apo thecary shop followed by Warnach and Cross; this was at the time the news came that the Irish were driven away from the Fourth Ward polls John M Tkornron. sworn?Was at the first pre cinct of the Seventh ward polls; saw Rolicrt Cross driving a man away from the polls; this was about eleven o'clock a ni ; witness was ?o ing up to vote at the time; Warnach and Taylor were the leaders of the rioters, and were together pretty much all day; they prevented several men f.om voting; saw j. Wilson and J. Stoddard,? also Wm. Williams; heard Williams say. "come boys, let's go to the Fifth-waul polls and drive the Irish sons of b?s away ;" a man was driven away and beaten badly ; siw Cro?s, W ilson. and 1 aylor all there; saw Stoddard drive a man away from the polls, together with several others; wit ness said to Stoddard " the man has a ri-ht to vote Stoddard made answer, '? he can'T vote nr\ lime;' Stoddard said ho had been a peace maker all day, and now he would be a peace bieaker; said frequently that the man '-should not vote. The rioters took possession of the polls, and foreigners were not permitted to vote after that time; up to that time they L:id voted after the news came about the calling out of the the crowd was very much excited ; saw J- W ilson, but didn't see him do anything; saw " ebster; heard him express himself; he was very much excited; he staited to the other pre ? met; heard him say to the ? fleet that it was time to put these things down; they ail ai<i>eared to want to go up to the Fourth-ward polls and at tack the marines; they b:id possession of the uolts. and it seemed to lie distinctly under stood among t bem that no foreigners could vote; they were certainly acting iu concert with each other; wit in ss knew the fares of some, but did not know them by name. Cro<< ey /?Saw Stoddard at the time "*?' said "? the liisb should not Vote; that it Was no use to talk, they Uvuld not vote;" at that time the rioters apj*-ared to be acting in concert throughout; didn't see any riotous proceeding on the i*,ft uf the antics; it was all by the mem bers of the so-called American party; Webster had always been a |>ea<eabieman opto that time; also J. W ilson; witness knew of nothing against Sioddaid's previous character; William Wilson was encouraging the party on, saying when Johu >->u was pulled over the pen, ?? poll him ^t; I'll tlx htm; hthI cheering the rioters, tellm-' them to go ahead, aud hurrahing, etc.; there was more riot in;' than Witness bad ever S's-n at any p'evioiis election; no policeman could have safely mtdean arrest; several men were driven away from the poils liefore the news came about the marines. Janus E. Johasf/H. sworn.?Was at the Seventh Ward, 1-ir.st Precinct, at Island ilali, on election day. at *: o clock, a. m.; walked about some time voting; finally took bis place in line, and it Was some time before he got through ; soon as he Kot the judges asked witness to go to the City Hall and obtain Air. 11 i ad leys opinion* did so; got back; it wa< then tolerably quiet; James Harriett came to witness and said he wanted to vote; he had previously l*-en turned away on ac count ?>f some deficiency in his papers; witness told Hartlett to go bark to the end of the line; Martlet said very well and went off towards the line ot voters, to take his place in the line at the nar; witness heard commotion, anil immediately turned round, and saw Ilartlet running f.om sev eral me,^ who were pursuing him; Air. Uird went to Hartlet's assistance ; witness started to go too. when some friends siezed and restrained witness. pulling him back; saw Warnach run ning after ilartlet; al?o stve;al others; did not know who the other parties were; does not know \ V . I SOU; Cross took hold of witness; .saw Cross arive an old m;ui away from thelitis in the eve ning. s.,yi,ig- go away, old man. I don't want to bear your wife and child'en crying to-morrow " went to the window at polls after that and act*'d as challenger; did not hear Webster say that no foreigner should vote; heard Stoddaid say so L 'Oj'-y1"''""! ?Saw Webster, but did not see Williams in the riots; heard Stoddaid sav. several times, that no foreigner should vote; St? d ntrd was passing up and down, and appeared to directing the naity; some few Anti votes were east after tnis, bid n^t many; Hartlett did not vote; Mr AIcLaiii came up to vote, when some one kuocked him down; foreigners were kept ? a ay freni the polls alter t hat. for onetime- th? y were beaten away; after witness was attacked, and liud w^hed the iiiud from his clothes, he went I? ,lif P"11"- a?d saw Stoddard, together v. t j th** othpf ineii. 2ctin^ in concert to prevent foreigners f.om voting; heard Stoddard, b\?ih be fjreaiid ,-fter the attack on biin (witness.) declare i that no fo-signers should vote; didn t see Sto?l- I daid ?tnke anyone; bea.d him say that "the 1 mannes are called out to shoot our brethren, and it is now time f.>r us Ame.icans to do our duty ' Ltnmrl Jiavrlnnd, sworn?Was at second pre riiut Seventh W a.'d election day; saw very dis 0 derly proceedings there; went to the polls to vote and found that bis name had not been trans ferred to the second precinct; voted in first pre en. t last year; saw much disturbance; did not know toe rioting parties; saw ilartlet coming up th* alley to Vote; Lea d Stoddard tell him to ?? <'o away fiom here;-' Jobi.-sou also advised H to go aw.,y and take bis place at the end of the line; Ilartlet did so without objecting; W arnach fol lowed him and stun k him. as also did Cross Stoddaid and W.I I, a.us; Cross kicked him and * l**11 > d'd not see \\ iison strike bini; Johnson tfi.d to lie! over the |>en to save liartle'; someone pushed hi III back, J Wilson said, "let him come. 1 11 bx him, saw l iter in the evening two Irish men . ..Iiiiii^ up io the polls; saw Cross go up to I hem ai.d older them away; the men made no ao-wer; < ,o s again said > go away or 1 11 knock I. II out of you , w.t- absent alter that for some tiiite. .-.nd when he came ba. k the rioters had pos session of the polls. ( rv** mimtntJ? Ilartlet wanted to go In near tli?- windows, but was told logo back; he did so without a word, ami almost instantly witness turned towaids him and saw him running, |>ui - sued l?y W arnach and Cross; Cross kicked him: Stoddard and Williams ue ein the crowd; it was the same time that Cross came up and colla:ed Johnson; W ilson sa.J to Cross *? I,el me have the d -d ras4-al, I II fix him. hamurl Htimfhtrf, sworn?Ilis testimony cor re>lM>rat?ti that of the preceding witnesses; he saw Cross attack Uyan and push hiiu away from the polls seve.al tinu-s; J.^epb Van liurgen stood near by, and t ros? caught him by the arm and pulled him away, saving "Mo foreigner should vote there that day;'1 witness asked C. if they l..-d established such a rule there; Cross said \ en;" witness told Cioss if he had known that he should not have brought Van Mermen there; witness was not a challenger; Van liergen d>d not vote, witness felt ceitain. Jumr? sworn?Kvidence same as those who had preceded him; saw the parties indicated there; heard Stodd trd say ?? No foreigner should Vote. The evidence for the L'uitid States dored With this Witness. Air Cart Hilton here -tated to the jury what the ronn??l for the defeat expcc*d to elicit from the ii ! . 5 which they proposed to offer. He *tat<3 to the Jury the grrtd difficulty of coming IV t tl^,on *? fact* which go to prove a thepolnt cxpla,nea lhe ProP?" law Tn relation to Trfe wltne^e* for the defencc were then sworn. Wtlham Cmwunaek was called to the *tand for i 'hat he was at the poll* on the wHik!LfU; tha* he MWStoddard and William III !^I?i .r**? theT thf>re a,! d?y; had ht* 1 P*v^' hi* faintly lived quite near, and he had them to protect; was about lLK V 10 oclock a- ?" "il the poll* were < ?o*ed; saw boys and men rome up, at various time*, and cheer and hurrah for their candidate*; when there wa* anything of an excitement going on, witness was in the midst of It; ?aw Stoddard: he was under great excitement, passing to ana fro; heard him declare that some mau who had come up to the polls " should not voledid not see him tn any riot; lielieves that he did not try to make any disturbance; his demeanor was peaceable; he was very much excltcd about the news that the marines had been called out to shoot American citizen*; if he had been engaged in a riot, witne** would have seen him Cross-trammed.? Did not hear him say that no foreigner should vote. Geor'f Heider, sworn.?Resides in view of the First Precinct Seventh Ward ; went early in the morning to the noils; saw no commotion; all wa* quietness; had i?een prevented from voting at previous elections, but had no trouble this time ; among the numtier of individual regulators wit ness recount zed Stoddard; while in the line no ticed Stoddard's courtesy, kindness, respectful and nrooer behavior, especially as directed to wards elderly voters; was in rear of half a dozen voters who were, by their accent, natives of Ire land; they voted in peace and quietness; after witness voted was on the ground for sometime; heard that the "Ping Uglies" were about to make ! a visit to the Seventh Ward; thought that the people of that Ward were able to take care of t heinsclves without any assistance from the Plugs; 1 when the news about the Marines came down the excitement then became very great; knows no one of the parties said to be riotiig except Stoddard, | and was struck with his courtesy and urbane de meanor towards all; heard him cry out to some riotous tnen to l?e quiet and act like peaceable men; saw him shake off a man who was solicit ou ; to embrace him. Cross'tzatniii'il.?Saw Stoddard disadvantage no one iu the ISac; this was between 10 and 11 o'clock a. m. John F. Tovlson, sworn?Wa* present at the first precinct of the Seventh Ward all day until 5_p. in.; saw no disturbance ou the part or Wil liam':, Stoddard or Webster; every thing was peaceable until after the news came about the | calling out of the marines ; this was about I or ?J o'clock; \\ ehster Mated that he had seen the marines coming down Capitol Hill, and a great many people mad' light ot the story; they weie told earnestly by Welwter that it was true, and then Stoddaid became very much excited and said that it was time for the American party to see themselves righted; up to that time Stoddard had been acting a* a pacificator, more like an or dinary policeman on duty than any thing else; Williams, having voted previously, was trying to go up again; Capt. Thornton told him that he had already voted; Williams said " Yes. and you look out or I will vote again;-' Taylor was rather wild, but seemed to tie friendly and in a good humor; saw no men acting in coiiccrt with n view to create a disturbance. Cross-examined?Did not notice Webster. WU sou and Stoddard particularly any more than the rest of theciowd; heard Stoddard soy that no d?d foreigner should rot*; did not see any people run away from the polls; kept a refreshment table within a few feet of the polls; did not consider it necessary to close it at any time on account of the disturbance; the voting was stopped for a while; knows Wilson, Williams, Webster and Cross; never heard anything against them in his life; did not see any one excited until after the news came about the marines tiring on the citizens. Antoine Gfinder, sworn ?Is not a foreigner; when witness went to vote Jesse Williams ap peared to be making peace; witness was milled away from the window by Warnach; Williams and "Webster told the men not to trouble witness, and thev let him alone. Dr. iVillet, sworn.?Was at the polls; knows Stoddaid and Williams; they are quiet citizens; did not see Williams at all; Stoddaid was quiet when witness saw him; witness saw nothing to ; justify the charge of rioting; some man came up ami said the Mrst irishman that came up to vote he would kill him; Stoddaid told the man to keep quiet; was at the polls half a dozen times that day; did not see any disturbance. - | Tltoniav Fanny testified to the same general effect a* the preceding witness for defence; did not see any voters driven from the polls; after the news about the marines came Stoddard was much excited, and said no foreigner* should vote, it was time the Americans did something ; saw Warnach, who was drunk, beating some Irishmen. Grinder. recalled.?Understood that those as saulting him thought lie was a foreigner. Josiah liny, sworn.- Did not see any lighting; I men voted the .same as on other election days; I witness was there nearly all day; saw William Williams; he was very quiet, more so than usual. Jdcks^n PuHii'hf'y was sworn, and testified to the I'ootl character of the accused. There did not appear t?> l>e any conceit of action to create a riot; no voters were rejected, except such as were not entitled to vote; the polls weie not taken [m-.s'-s sion of; six or eight drunken men were there, who had some little lighting; the only thing done by Stoddard was to try to keep Waimu h quiet Charles Hrnm testitied to the good character of J Williams.Stoddaid and Webster; was at the polls when the ncw? came about the marines; didn't see anything like closing the jMili- ; was i within twenty feet of the j>olls. and should have ! seen such au occurrence had it hapftened. (i??org' Mr Kith test i tied that Williams advised witness to j?o home on account of the excitement. Charles A. I'u'tim testified to the good charac ter of Webster. Williams and Stoddard; they w? re honest, peaceful, high-minded, uncompro mising Americans. L a). S. Kinsttj also testified to thrir good character; saw Stoddaid separating two men and tiying to keep the peace; Stoddaid appeared to act moreevidently ;u>a policeman than the police themselves; saw no obstruction of the polls; tho polls were only closed while the commissioners were at dinner, al>out an hour; a good miny for eigners were voted In the evening; if Webster and party had come down to take possession of the polls, witness would certainly have seen them; there was much less disturbance at this election than on previous occasions. The facts elicited from the evidence of George Thomas, J no. Van Reswick, II T. Pratlier, Geo. Drockerton, and William Cox were mainly cor roborative of that of the preceding witnesses for the defence. The evidence for the defence closed here, and the Couit then adjourned. To-pay. the Court met at 10 o'clock a. in. M \ Da-is Was calltd to the stand again antl examined further by the District Attorney in re lation to his evidence of yesterday, in regard to Webster's coming down to the polls. There was nothing elicited iu addition to yesterday's evidence. Mr. Espty was also recalled and questioned, but his answers in relation to the taking posses sion of the polls l>y the rioters wa* the same a* "iven ycste.day. 11<: stated that Webster, with his crowd, rushed up to the polls in a threatening manner, and broke up the ranks in the voting line, the voters generally retiring before the ri oters; did not hear Webster's words at that pie cise time; witness was driven away himself with the rest of the voter*, and went home; there was a great deal of threatening and fighting, knocking down of voters and other violence committed by the rioters; the riot was general, the rioters taking possession and the voters abandoning the polls. Mr. Moss was called for the U nlted State*? was at the polls when the news came about the marines; this was at the first precinct; Stoddard then said that no foreigner should vote and ran up towards the poll* at the same time; Warnach came up to witness and asked him if he (wit ness) was a tl^hting man; tol^l him no, but was prepared to defend himself if attacked. Cross-examined?Was ak>ont one hundred yards from the polls at the time; witnesses attention was upon Warnach at that time; was afraid he would be killed. The evidence closed here. Mr. Key then proceeded to address the jury. He alluded to the ingenuity manifested by the counsel for the defence.in endeavoring to smother absolute facts given in evidence by the United States. In rases of riots witnesses may swear they d.du't see what other witnesses swear they saw; they may not see. but that is no evidence that these fact. did not occur; the witnesses for the United States have sworn to seeing transac tions which are a disgrace to our country. Here are a parcel of individuals at ting in concert to prevent the citizens of a ward from exercising their rit'hts of sutl.age; their legal rights. War nach of Philadelphia, comes, this StiifflT-ho?e man. and calls lor the A nti fighting men ; and en couraging bv this bravado the riot. Tin *e men, liarliet. Guilder, and others, are dragged bom the polls and beaten brutally and prevented from voting. The declaration of Webster that fo.el^r. er* slioiild not vote there was commouted on with great force by the District Attorney. The facts of the case, he urged, plainly show a conce.t of action. If the act shows this concert, itiey are guilty, in every sense of the wo d, of the charge made against them, of rioting. .Mr. Key preced ed to sum up the evidence, commenting with se verity iijion the certificates of good character given by the witm s ;esfor defence, to the men who vvere |m:iforming tliese disgraceful deeds. Mr. Key was speaking when our rejiott closed. John Hady terribly misliebavcd himself yes terday, and came near |myin" the penalty of bis 1 if,- theiehy. He enteied the house of Mrs Greene in the First Waul, knocked down a young woman there, and said he would kill lie/. The young woman took refuge in a iieighl>oring house, and John billowed her there and battered the d-wr* and shutters. He was arrested and sent to jail by Justice Drury. When Rady made hi* attack upon the young woman Mrs. Greene snapped a revolver at him tive times in succession, but fortunately for him the pistol had b?-en loaded so long that the caps were spoiled aud would uol explode Thk Cit* Cocjccils ? Board Of AHtrtr.'n ? This Board met at the usual hour yeshrday af ternoon ; the president, Mr W. F. Bayly in the chair. A communication was received from tbe Mayor containing his nomination* of Corporation offi cers; which, on motion of Mr. Clark, waa laid over for the time being. Several petitions were presented and referred. Mr. Miller, from the health committee, pre sented* bill aathortzing the grading of an alley in square 600. Mr. Barry ottered a* a substitute one authoriz ing an appropriation of *50 to be paid out of tbe fnnds or the Fifth Ward, for inserting a truak under C street south between New Jersey avenue and Find street east; passed. Mr. Donoho presented a bill for the relief of Nicholas Vedaer; which was referred to the finance committee. A bill for the relief of Joseph Radclitfe was read, and referred to tlW* finance committee. A bill for theextension of tbe aheds in the Cen tre market was passed. Also, a bill authorizing the Mayor to have the brick pavement laid in the Centre Market Space under new sheds. Mr. Miller presented a joint resolution direct ing repairs in tbe alley in square No. 317, and making an appropriation to pay for the same; passed. Mr. Riggs presented a bill authorizing the Mayor to pay such interest as might l?e found upon settlement to be due the Bank of Washing ton on over drafts, to be paid out of any moneys put to the credit of tbe general fund ; referred to tinarfre committee. Mr. Miller reported a bill authorizing an ap propriation to pay for repairing Seventh street west, from Rhode Island Avenue to Boundary street; passed. Mr. Miller, from the health committee, pre sented a resolution asking the Mayor to hiie a house for the inception of persons affected with contagious disease; parsed. Mr. Moore introduced a bill authorizing tbe erection of an asylum for the indigent poor of Washington, and a workhouse for the accommo dation of persons who may be found in the com mission of various |>etty crimes ; referred to the asylum committee, and ordered to be printed,. Mr. Dove, from police committee, reported a bill granting permission to Norton & Columbus to occupy the stand on Ninth stieet near the Cen tie Market. Mr. Houston moved to amend the bill so as to read " under such restrictions as may be made by tbe Commissioners of the market ;'5 the amend ment was Adopted and the hill was passed. Mr. Houston reported a bill for the relief of Messrs. Beers A Brother, and for the relief of H. 11 Mcl'herson; passed. Mr. Donoho. from the committee on unfinished business, reported a bill for the relief of K. II. Bates; referred to claims committee. Mr. Rigi;s. from tire department commlttec, reported a bill for the relief of N. Vedder; passed. Mr. Ruff presented a bill authorizing the Mayor to have a wooden trunk laid under Eleventh street, in the Sixth Ward; passed. Mr. Dove now moved to take up the nomina tions from the Mayor; carried. The Board then proceeded to confirm the fol lowing nominations, being reuominations of the present officers: Corporation Attorney?J. M. Carlisle. Tax Clerk?Win. J Donoho. Book Keeper? Edwin Klopfer. Messenger?Walter (J. Locke. Commissioners of Improvements?First Dis trict. Jos. E Rawlings; Second District, Rich'd B.Owens; Fourth District. James Espey. Intendent of the Asylum?Jno. R. Queen Physician of the Asvluin?\V. M. Berry, M.D. Commissioners of the Canal?Eastern Section, Joseph Cross: Western Section, William Wise. Sealer of Weights and Measures?II. Richey. Inspector of Fire Apparatus?John W. Martin. Clerksof Markets?Centre Market, Jno. Waters: assistant, Joseph Lyons; Eastern MarkelfMichael Conner; Wester n Market, Wm D. Serrin; North ern Matket, (ieo. D. Spencer. Wood and Coal Measurers?Thomas W. Os godby, Jos Williams, Samuel C. Mickuin, Ri.hard'Wimsatt, and John Cumberland. Measurers of Grain, Bran Ac.?First District. John Wilson; Second District, Joseph Z. Wil liams. Apothecaries to furnish Medicine* to the Poor First Ward. David (J. Ridgely; Second \\ard,l?. S. Dyson; Thiid Ward, Valentine Harbaus/h; Fourth Ward, Jas. N Ca.lan ; Fifth Ward; J. B. Gaidiner; Sixth Ward, Jas! O'Donnell: Sev enth Ward, D. B. Cla'ke. Physicians to the Poor?First Ward, Philip C. Davis, M.D.; Second Ward, J. W. II. Lovejox M D ; Third Ward, Geo. M. Dale, M.D.; Fourth Ward, J. M. Toner, M.D.; Fifth Ward, J. M. Grvines. M.D ; Sixth Watd, John M. Kol>erts, AI D ; Seventh \\ aid. J. E. \\ illett, M.D. Commissioner of Health?Chas S Force. M .D. Mr. Donoho, from unfinished business commit tee, reported the petition of Win. Linkius; re ferred to improvements committee. The Chair read a hill from the lower Board, imposing taxes for the year 1-57. This bill au thorizes the raising of the |ht rentage from 05 to 75 cents on each hundred dollars of taxable pi op eity. Kef.Tied to finance committee. And then the Boaid adjourned. Comnu.a Council?The Board was called to order at the usual hour. Mr. Fisher preseuted a petition from the pro prietors of the National Hotel in relation todiain atre in the vicinity of that building; referred to drainage committee. Also, a |>?'titioii from William Or me and others in relation to drainage in the Second Ward; same reference. Mr. Tiiiton pr?-s? nted the petition of T. P. Morgan for the privilege of closing tbe dock at the foot of G street north. A:c ; referred to wharves committee. Mr, Brown introduced a bill to divide the Third Ward into three election precincts; referred to police committee. He also presented the petition of Geo. Parker and others asking the extension of the new Centre Mat ki t sheds over Eighth street, with a bill tor that purpose, which was passed. Mr. Kennedy introduced a bill to divide the Fourth Ward into three election precincts; re ferred to police committee Mr. Wallace presented a petition for a footway in the Fifth Wa:d; referred to improvements committee. Mr. French presented the petition of John Grinder for certain improvements ; also, a bill for improvements in the Fifth Waid; referred to improvements committee. Mr. Mulloy introduceda bill to grade arid grav el Third street east; leferred to improvements committee. Mr. Wallace presented a petition that the city printing he given to Win. Thompson; referred to ways and means committee. Mr. Kennedy, from claims committee, reported a hill for the relief of Joseph Radeliffe; passed. Mr. Brown, from the ways and means commit tee. reported a bill imposing taxes, for the year ending June'JO, lr-5?. [This bill fixes the taxes at 75 cents per S1U0 on property, and the same on the capital of private bankers, money lenders, or brokers.} Mr. Knigut moved to strike out 75, and insert 05. Mr. Lloyd mo\td to stiike out 75, and insert 60. Mr Orme moved to strike out 75, and insert 70. Mr. Orine's motion was lost?yeas 0, nays 11. Mr Knight's motion was lost?yeas 5, nays 15, Mr. Lloyd withdrew his motion and moved the bill be printed and made the special order for Monday next; lost. The bill was then passed. Mr. Brown from the same committee, reported a bill making appropriations to def.ay the gene ral expenses of the Corporation for the year end ing June 30. 1^56 ; ordered to be printed in bill foiin and made the special oider for Mondav next. Mr.Turton. from improvements committee, re port* d adversely on the Aldermen's bill to im prove Thirteenth street east; the hill was rejected. Also, reported a bill authorizing the curbstone to be set and the footway paved on First st. west, from Pennsylvania avenue to C st. north; passed. Also, a hill to gravel First street east, from Peniisj Ivan.a to Maryland avenue, passed. Mr. Jefferson, from unfinished business com mittee, reported back a series of bills; referred to the improvements committee; another series to the claims committee; another series to the police committee; another to the ways and means com mittee; a petition of the L'nion Fire Company, to the fire department committee; a communication, referred to the asylum committee; and a statement of the Canal Commissioner to canal committee. Mr. Clark, from police committee, reported a bill to pay rent expenses of the rommis.vluneis of election, with an amendment. Mr. Kennedy moved to strike out the first pre cinct of the Fourth Ward; lost?ayes 3, in.es 17. The hill, as reported, was passed Mr. Mulloy offered a joint resolution to repeal section '1 ot the act to defray the general expenses of the Coipoiatioii for 1_57; referred to ways and means committee. Mr. Brown called up a bill from the Aldeimen for the relief ??f Messrs. Norton and Columbus; referred to police committee Mr. Gordon introdur ed a bill to repair the trunk under Eleventh street east l?etweeii G and I sis. south; passed. Air. I'reneh < ailed up a bill from the Aldermen f??r inserting a trunk under C street south bet wet n New Jersey avenue and E sti?*et east; passed. Air Kennedy introduced a bill authorizing the Mayor to employ iderical assistance in the office of the fax Clerk. ? Mr. Lloyd moved to refer to the wayu and means committee; hist. Mr. Knight mo/ed to postpone the bill until Monday' next; lost Mr. k. moved to amend by limiting the per diem to #3; adopted; mid the bill as amended was pass* d. Air. Itrowii introduced ? hill to remunerate G. II.J allies and James F. Devine for superintend ing Hhe improvement of the Northern market; referred to claims committee. A communication (enclosing one received from J. L. Smith, Esq.) was received from the Mayor declining to comply with the reouest of the joint committee on a new asylum building, to enter into a contract with E. Bl*d A Brother for the erection of said building, for the reason that the proceedings of said.committee hud been Irregu lar. Inasmuch iu the Joint resolution creating It had not been signed hv the Mayor; that uo appro ftriation had been maae for raid institution, and hat the Mayor had not been furnished with a copv of the specification*, in accordance with whfch he was lequired to art. The communi cation recommends the councils to proceed At noro, and make an appropriation for toe asylum. The communication was referred to the asylum committee, and ordered to be printed. The Board then adjourned. Thk At*xasd*IA Cocxtt Hoxictd*.?We find in the Alexandria Sentinel the following ac count of the circumstances resulting in the recent killing of James Birch, which we presume are true. We are gratified, indeed, thus to find that the affair in no way identified the unfortunate young man who lost nis life in it with the so well known gang of rowdy ruffians who have long in fested that vicinity. While under our observa tion (for having Ions? resided near him we saw much of him) we regarded him as an industrious young man, promising in all things to make a good and useful citizen. Austen, it seems, was not a student in the Theological Seminary, as we mentioned yesterday, but a teacher in the Sunday school of tnat institution : 14 A fatal rencontre took place near Mount Car mel meeting-house, Alexandria county, yesterday morning, in which a man named J allies Birch was shot by a lad named Mel vail Austen. " Wc have been unable to obtain further partic ulars of the sad affair than those which we give below and which we have from the lips of Mr. James G. Austen, the father of the lad. "ltseeltks that in connection with a church at Mt. Carmel. which is served from the P. K. Theological Seminary, a Sabtath School has been recently estabHsh?-d. in which young AuRten was employed as a teacher. At a pic-iiic given bv the scuool some time since a difficulty occurred in which Birch and Austen fought. Hi nee that time, a feud has existed, and on yesterday J\utt before the opening of the exercises of the Sabbath School, Austen was set upon by several persons, among whom was Birch, and severely bruised ; to release himself he fired three shots f.-oin a re volver, with which, since the feud, he had armed himself. One of the shots took effect on Birch, terminating his life In a few minutes. " Austen was arrested, brought to town, and is now in jail. So far as we can ascertain no in queat has been held upon the body of Birch, as up to noon to-day the Coroner hud not been noti fied of the occurrence. " We are desired to say that the Star of lhi? evening is in error, in stating that the youth who shot Burch was a student cf the Theological Seminary." The pistol used by Austin, we learn, was not loaned to him by Mr. Brown, but by a young man in Brown's employ. Centre Market.?The supply this morning in the butchers and vegetable departments was good, considering the unfavorable weather. Beef, per lb l2al9cjShipstufis 40a00 Pork 12al5jRoll butter 25a3l Mutton V2alWiPhil'a print 37 Lamb.prqr 75aI 251 Kggs, per doz.... 8U Sausage, pr lb.... 12# Honey, per lb.... 25 Lard Hi|Cyiiilings, per doz 25 Veal 12alw 'Lettuce, pr head.. 2aG Beef tongues 75aSI |Spinitach, pr peck :i5 1 L J ?- .??? ? ? - Calves heads,each 25 Bacon 15alf Shoulders 12a 11 Breast pieces .... Haiti Dried beef 17alf* Chickens, p: pair. 75 As;>aragus, bunch 6 Onions, bunch.,.. 2 Tomatoes.doz.... 25a37 Bermuda Potatoes SI Snap Beans, pk... 25 Lemons, per doz.. I2ai5 Turtles, each.. .12a8l.25 Cabbage, prhead. lOa'A) Coined salmon... 15 Radishes, bunch. 2al Herring, per doz.. 20*31 Terrapins, each... 37aS7 Irish potatoes, pk. 50 New Potatoes, pk. 50a75 Corn, pr bush.... SHkifel Corn, ear,pr bush. 6;i Beans, pr bush.... Rye, pr bush SI i)iits,.lal.tl.,t,t, iQ,iijj Meal <J5aSl Green peas, pr pk 25 Strawberries, qt. 15a25 Cherries, per qt.. balO Gooseberries 10 Currants 1G Pine Apples,earh 12al? Beets, per bun*h. 5a-< Turnips, per b'ch. Hi Cucumbers, each. 2al <had. per pair .... 50 Sboits 35iSturgeon,"cuts ... 12a50 The fish inaiketwas almost deserted by pur chasers, and the supply consisted of a few shad and sturgeon. River News.?At the mouth of the canal ar rived yesterday schrs Palo Alto, Sebastopol, Spry, Pearl. Hurry Smith, and Louisiana, from Port Deposite, with lumber for the canal mer chants. Some fifteen long Ixxits lail^n with wood also went up the canal. At Harvey's wharf ar rived schr Rol>ert Knowles. Scott, from Phila delphia. with 5 tons furnace coal for Harvey & Co At same wharf schr Kclipse. Ilitchius from Philadelphia, with 2t*> tons of coal, partly for Keys, and part consignineiit to Willard. At Gait & Voting's wharf sclir Mary Tmverse, Rolie.ts, from Ilavre-de-Grace, with fc5 tons of coal for Moore. At Riley's wharf?schr S. A. Faiconer, Terror, from New Vork. with 1,013 barrc Is cement for Capt. Meigs. At Magruder A Stone's schr l'earl, fiom Port Ue|?osite, 5U,o>iOfeet of lumber for Norment. iiame wharf?schr 11. Tmver.se, from Philadelphia, with 01 tons of coal for Messrs Magruder A Stone; schr Friendship. Captain Trader, from Tangier lieach with 1,000 bushels sand for Governmeiit woiks. Arrivals at Western wharves?s< lin'rs Arctic, from New Vork, 50 tons curbing for 11. Payne; Al. K. Ileam. from Port Deposite, 135 tons gran ite for United States Treasury Extension; Prob lem, Palmer, 145 tons granite for I'nited States Treasury Extension. Tuf. Examination of the Junior male depart ment of the Second district school, under the charge of Mrs. F.mily Mye s, took place at three o'clock yesterday in the presence of T. J. Ma gruder and Josiah F. Poik, Trustees of the dis trict. We were much gratified to see the vener able and much respected John Sessford, sr., pres ent and taking interest in the proceedings. The third or junior class was first examined, and man ifested considerable and fair knowledge of the branches taught. Tii>: li:st and second tlasses passed a rigid examination. Their exercises in arithmetic, orthography and reading wercxxcel lent, and the audience were much gratified with their ready and correct replies to .ill questions put to them. Mrs. M. has h*d charge cf this sehool for the iast two years, and from one of the worst it has become, under her mild yet linn and decided government, one of the best in the city. Many teachers were present, gratified spectators of the great improvement in this school, as also I)r. Harbaugh, a form.T trustee, still manifesting by his presence his interest in the public school sys tem. Robbery asd Arrest ?Yesterday, a young fill, named Mary Miller, was arrested at the rail road depot, by Conductor Shawon and Office' Reuben Collins, on a charge of stealing jewelry' Ac., from the residence of A Hyam, Esq., in Baltimore. The articles were found in h*-r pos session, and *he was committed to jail by Justice Hollingshead for further hearing. Mr. Hyam is unwilling to prosecute, if there is any chance to reform the young girl, now about seventeen years of age. She was employed in Mr. Ilyam's family at the time, and, though other arti< les of value silver plate, money, Ace., were near by her, she passed them to take only the gold. If the prose cution is continued, she will be taken to Balti more by a requisition from the Governor of Mary land A Muss was raised in the yesterday evening train of cars from Baltimore, in this wise: Passenger No. I. who represents himself as one of the quietest persons in the world, had taken his seat in the cars, when passenger No. 2. a peaceable man when sober, but not sol?er at this time, took a seat behind No Land persisted in using that gentleman's back for a footstool No. 1 iequested No 2 to remove his feet. No. 2 signified that he considered that request au insult, and demanded saiisfaction. More words followed, and then came blows, and it required the interference cf the conductor to separate the parties. Police Reports.?The weekly report to the Chief of Police of ten officers last week, shows the report of Corporation cases to be G2; L'niUd States cases 11; total 73. First Ward, no report; Second Ward, 7 cases; Thiid Waid, 10 do; Fourth Ward, 24 do : Fifth Ward, 7 do.; Sixth Ward, 3 do ; Seventh Ward, 13 do. The remain ing officers are to report their cases this week. Pi'Bi.ic School Examinations.?'The exami nation of the male department of District Sehool No. l.S J Thomson, Principal, will take place to-moirow. The regular examination will take place at 3 o'clock p m. The Class on the Con stitution of the United States will be examined at luo'clock, a m., the examination lo be con ducted byS. Yorke Ail.ee, F.sq. Tiie Liberty Club, albeit the unpropitious weather of yesterday, had a numerous party on their down-river excursion, and managed to pass a downright pleasant day. Scott's band furnished excellent music, and Relchstein did up the cater ing In good style. We hope the Liberty boys will repeat their ex cursion some line day,' audgive their ?'ilends who missed the one of yesterday another opportunity. Caution.?We learn that, on Saturday night,a forged order In the name of Charles S. Waliach was passed upon Wall A Stevens for clothing. We have no doubt that other forgeries of this gentleman's name have been per pet rated, and it will be well for the public to be on the look out. Assault and Battery.?Yesterday, Officer Kimball artested Mary Blackslone, colored, for an assault and battery on an Irish girl about 13 years of age named Mary Donnelly. She was taken before Justice Donu and held to bail to ap peiy at Cou rt. Appoiktkd?Wehearthat Cornelius Dongher ty, of the Seventh Ward, has been appointed a letter carrier In the Washington City Post Office, vice Tucker resigned. *f>MSTtttSo Ntw In the amuyiDfnt line ia to be affbrdrd oar citizen* to-night and to-morrow ni^ht, at the Wa^hin^ton Assembly Room*, in the shape of dramatic, performances in German and English. ' Cocrt of Claim*.?The Court met this morn ing. and adjourned to the second Monday in Oc tober next. ? Watch Ritcem?.?Gilbert Cuatis, colored, disorderly and out after hours; flue and coats, 92.56. Win. Silvester, colored, drunk and disor derly; do. Wnntrd?A competent jud<?e to prove that Eni rir4'i Lngtr is not the best in the city. Madawf Mount ha* prepared t?y special request, a Salve (or the cure ol Canoers, which sever was known to fail. Also, a Cordial for Dysentery, Diar rhea. and Summer Complaint, which net* a* a per fect charm to arrest all ol these diseases. Also, a Salve for the Piles, (an extract Irotu a flower.la sov ereign remedy. Give them atrial. Like her Con sumption Destroyer, the* may be relied ob. She oflers no article hut whaOhas heen tested. To tie had at No. 3SiG street. l>etween 11th and 12th. Also at Nairn & Palmer's Drug Store, oorner street and Penn. avenue. The Consumption Destroyer also can he found'in Alexandria, at Mr. Castleman's Store, on King street, my sole agent for that place. In tieorgetown at Mr. T. A. Newman's, on Bridge street. je 17 Lyon's Magnetic Powder, for the extermination of Bedbugs. Cockroaches. Moths. Ants, aiul Mos quitoes. Also, Pills for the destruction of Rats and Mice, for sale, wholesaleaud retail, at Shillington's. Odeon Building, oorner of street, and Penn** I vanea avenue. if MAKRIED. Oh the 29th instant, by the Rev. Mr. Holmcsd, Mr. GEORGE R. KKNDR1CK to Miss EMMA C. DYSON, all of this city. OnSundav. JuneWth. by the Rev. J. C. Smith. Mr. C. K. I.ANDVOIGT to Miss ELLENOR J. THOMPSON.all of this city. DIED, On the morning of the 3Wh instant, ELLA, only ohildol Robt. V.aod Mary A. Godmm,aged2montb* and 2 dav*. The friends of the fanuiy are requested to attend the funeral on To Morrow (Wednesday,) at So'clk p. m.. without further notice. AUCTIOH 8ALES. Bv A. GREEN. Auctioneer. TWO BRICK HOUSES AND LOTS ON Pennsylvania avenue, tw tuk First Waru. at Auction ?On MONDAY, thetfth dav of July. 1 shall sell in front of the premises, at 6 o'clock P. M.. tlwt handsome new and large brick House, situated at the corner of Pennsylvania avenueand 2mh slreet and the lot on which it stands, lieing lot No. 26. in square 101. which fronts 43 feet 1 inches by 43 feet 'J inehes, and the house covers all the lot. And immediately ?fter thu saleof the above I shall sell a large three story brick House on the north suler f Pennsylvania avenue, !>etween 19th and 2?>th streets, and tee lot on which it stand*. Also, a lot immediately in the rear of the House, fronting on I street. The honse has a back building, and contains 16 con veniently arranged rooms and wide passage. Term*: One-fourth cash : lifilance in 6, It. 18. and 24 months, for notes Itearing interest from dav of sale. A deed given and a deed ol trust taken. Title mdisputa' le. je 3'-d A. GREEN. Auctioneer. By A. GREEN, \uctioneer. For sal*: at auction one of the MOST t?!"SlRATlLE P5RCF.S OF PROPERTY ITT THE city.?In pursuance of a power of sale ooutaiued in the Inst will and testaincrt of the !ftte Gottlieb C. G rammer. duly provetl and receded hi the Orphans' Court for th"? coiintr of Washington, D. C.. the sub scriber will se'l on the premises, on TUESDAY, the 7th instant, rt 6 o'clock P. M., Lot No. 15, in square No. 2i*?. in this city. This very valuable property i* situated in one of the most attractive awl rapidly improving parts of the city. It fronts V> feet on th* west side* of Vermont avenue, betwoen H and I streets north, and runs back 121 feet, containing V feet. There is on it a convenient two-story brick dwelling, occupied by Mr. A. E. Le Merle. Terms: One-third cash; (wlance in 6.12, and '8 months, for notes liearmg interest from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. Title indis putable CHRISTOPHER CRAMMER, J. E. GRAMMER, Trustees for heirs of the late ?>?t?lieb C. G rammer. jejKMl A. GREEK, u -U n -er. By C. R. L. CROWN A CO. Auctioneers. DESIRABLE PROPKRTYON 4'i STREET at Auction.?On MONDAY AFTERNOON, at 6 o'clock, we shall sell in front of the premises. Island Lot No. 27 in Square 4?7, tying on the west and paved side of 4>?. Also, a part of Lot No. 1, suUhvmon of Square No.5?n, tieginnmg at the northc-ast corner of said I.ot at the intersection of First street with the alley running in the rear of said I.ot, then west with the line of said alley *5 feet, thence with ami paral lel with said First street we.st 54 feet, thence east to said First street west 55 feet, with two Houses on said lot?frame. Terms of sale: One-fourth,'cash ; the !?Ip.nce in fi, 12, ami 18 months, for notes liearmg interest from day of sale. A deed given and a deed of trust taken. je25-d C. R. L. CROWN A CO.. Anets. ID-THE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED till Till RSDAY AFTERNOON same hour and placc. _j unc Sid C. R. L. CROWN A CO., A lifts. By A. GRKEN, Auctioneer. Household im.kitchen fi rniti re - at Auction.?On MONDA\ . ihe2.>ih instant, I shall sell, at the residence of II. Pardon, F.sq., on 4th street east. No. r?6-i, nt 12o'clock in., ago**! au sortment of Furniture, viz : .Mahogany Bureau and Tables Walnut Extension Tables Painted Cottage Chamlier Sets Collate Bedsteads, Window Curtama Hair ami Shuck Mattresses Dining-room aud Passage Oilcloth aud Carpets China, Glass, aud Crockery Waie Cluck. Lounge, ,V'\ Lot of excellent Feather Bolsters and Pillows Walnut canrt seat Chairs, Rockers,and Wn*hstanJs Cooking, Airtight, and other Stove*. With a good assortment of Kitchen Requisites, Terms cash. je 24-d A. GMREN. Auct. . ID" THE ABOVE SALE IS POSTPONED in consequence <d the lain until THURSDA\ uext, July 2d, at the same hour. jnt.e 3>-d A. GREEN, Auctioneer. Bv J AS. C. McGl'lRE. Auctioneer. Peremptory sale of lots east of the Capitol.?On WEDNESDAY AFTER NOON, July 1st, at b o'clock, at the Auction Rooms. I shall sell without reserve Lot No. 13. in Square l,"M, fronting .53 feet on East Capital street. I?etwecn '6th anil 17th street* west. Lots 3, 4, j,and !?, m Square No. 951. fronting re spectively on Last Capito! street. Ninth street east, and Massachusetts avenue. These Lots are ln?anti fully lo&ited, and will be sul-du uled to suit purchas ers. l ots 7.T,and 9, in Square 1,112, frontina togetf.er ls5^ feet on lKth street east, liotweeii south B and C streets, (on the iugh grounds in froi-.t of the Wash ington Asv ium.land containing U5.>>4 squ&re feet. Terms for Lo* m S<iuare l,'?4. cash. For the others, one-fourth cash : the residue in6.12 .and !H months, with interest, secured by deed ol trust ou the premises. je 2*) <1 J AS. C. McGUIRE. Auet. Lv BARNARD A BUCK EY. Auctioneers. \,'ALU ABLE FARM AND OI A RK Y LAND fop. Sale.?On THURSDAY. Juki, at tliree o'clock p. m., will be sold at the Little Fall* Bridge, on the Virginia sid<?, that portion of Rich Point Farm, north of Prnumelt's Run, containing one hnt'dre 1 acres, more or less. Tin* property is most eligibly situa'ed on tiie Leeshurg Turnpike Road, four miles from Wash ington C:'y. well wooded hi oak and clieslnut. Priinniett s Run.(the southern Uxntdary,) is a uerei laiiiii^ stream of water. The cleared laud is easy of cultivation. The Quarries on the Potomac are highly valuable, having the tinest curb and flag stone on the river. If desirable,the property can l>e divided into two portions to bint purchasers, the object of the pro prietor Iteini to increase the neigiiUirhood, as fie i? alsuit to build on the adjoining poition for his own residence. Terms: One-third, cash: the Iwlance in six and twelve months1 notes: i*eann^ interest from day of sale. Deed of trust taken to secure the payments. The plat of the property can be seenat the auction rooms of Barnard A Buckey. Bridge streer,George town. Sale positive. je r.-i\ BARNARD A RI CKEY. Anets. jVIA Rr?HA L'S SALE.?In virtue ot a writ ol fieri 1*1 facias on scifa lien law issued from the Clerk's otlice of the Circuit Court of the District of Colum bia for the County of Washington, and to me di rected, I shall expose to public sale for cash, in front of the Court house door of said county, on FRI DAY. the 17th day of July, 18.VJ, at 12 'clock, the following property. to wit: AII defendant right, title, claim, and interest in and to the three two-story and attic Fraihe Dwelling Houses and Back Buildings, situated ou Lot No. 2*>, in square No. K7 in the City of Washington, D. C.. fronting 4?' feet on north L street, seized ami levied upon as the property of John S. James, and will l>e sold tosa'isfy Judictals No.243to March t. rin iSt7; Francis Wheailey vs. John S. Jamos. J. I?. HOOVER. je24 d Mantel fortiie Uiit.of Col. U\ J. C. MoO( IRK, Aectiewwr. IN PI RSI ANCK t)l' THE PRO VISIONS of 1 a DeeJ <>| Tiust from W illiam H. Faulkner to the undersigned I rust ;*?, dated J.ih day of May. l?5*i, recorded tu Lil?er J. A. S., No. U\, lol,?? i;ct, Ac.. I shall,on .\lON DAY, thetitli dav of July i.exl, l<e i ween the hours ol' A and ti o'clock p. m.. proceed to sell I ot No. _S. Reservation A. Minuted on Hie Soul h side ol Pennsylvania avenue, f<etween .?l and 4th streets, frontmg on Iheaveuue^ feel,and tunnim: lack 127 5-12 leet t<? an alley, and o>i which there is erected anew and first -class brick l-uiidiug, now oc cupiI'd by said Faulkner. Title indisputable. Terms: One third cash on the day of sale, and the balance in equal payments at 6 and 12 uiontht, with interest, secured bv deed of trust on the property. Conveyancing at the expense of the purchaser. AN DR E\V W Y LI E. Tru?t*e. je23-d J AS. C. McGl'lRE. Auctioneer. Bv A. GREEN. Auctioneer. Vr ALU ABLE LOTS IN THE FIRST WARD at Auction.?On THl RSDAY, f lie 2d ol Juiy. at 6 o'clock, in front of tliepremiMes, L?-t N<?. IK, lit Square No. 71?, fronting Si feet inches on 11 st., near2lst street, depth 183. This property is in a fteautifui situation, and is deserving of attention from persons wishing to purchase. It will be equally divided into two lots ifdesin d. Also. Lot No. 3, hi Square 51, lion ting ou L street 51 Iset it inches, minting Ixtck l"e feet to a pulJic alley. Isruu hnefy situated* in the immt>di-\re vicin ity of tbe Circle. The lot will be divided il Jesired. 't itles to the alsrve lots indisputable. Terms: One-Miird cash; the residue in 6 and 12 mouths, Willi interest, secured by a died of trust ou the property. ie2C-d A. GREEN. Auctioneer. WD.EICHLLK, No. W1 SF.VK NTH STK EKT% between Dand E streets, west side, PR AC- jjv TU'AL WATCHMAhKR, keep* constantly on hand a hne assortment ol W A I'l'IIES JEWELRY, aplto.fiu^ TELEGRAPHIC NEW8. FROM THE ASSOCIATED PKE98. THREE DAYS' eater from K1ROPB. Arrival ?( the KtagarB. ? lUttrAx. June29 ?The ateamer Niagara, from Liverpool, with dates to the 30(h Instatt, arrive* here tni* evening. A spirited discussion bad occurred la tbe Hotme of Common* la regard to tbe deMrwtioa ofGrejr lown hf an American war ve**el Lord Hamlla enquired If the Government bad demanded reparation for the British property de stroyed. ? Lord Palmers ton replied It bad not, tbe >av of ficers of the Crown having given tbe oplaloa that the demand could not be sustained. A discussion ensaed, in which D'Israeli. Roe buck and others denounced the outrage and in sisted that the honor of the British flag ought to have been maintained. Lord John Rnssell and other* defended the Government, and then the subject was dropped. The British cruisers sent to the roast of Cuba am to he ineiejsed. The continental news Is unimportant. The French election excitement Is greatly In creasing The MvHEri.^Tlie sales of cotton at Liver pool for the week were 43.IUI bales, at a partial advance: Orleans ffcir<?V middling ? 15-to; Mo bile fairP^, middling?Upland* fair t?%', mid dling 7\. B read M lifts hud slightly advanced over the prices of the preceding week Tl*? weather Lad lieen favorable for the crops. Pro visions were dnll and qniet The Burniakg of the Montreal. Montreal. June 29.?Some sixty or seventy survivors of the recent steamboat disaster have reached this city. Sixteen ladies have also been brought here, and 137 toljnebee. The coroner's jury will investigate the matter to-morrow. The emigrants are under the charge of tbe SC. Andrew's Society. Yellow Fever at Montevideo. New Yoai, June'JO ?Advices from Montevi deo to May l'itb say that there had been soiue thirty or forty deaths from yellow fever daily, and there w?h no indication* of an abateinea't A strict quarantine was enforced on all vessels between Montevideo and Buenos Ayres. Baltimore Marksta. Baltimobi. June 90?Floar Is dull: bolder* ask %7 5?? l?er bbl. for Howard street, bat there are no buyers. Wheat'is scarce?very little In the market. K lot of CUD bushels red sold for 91 *3per bushel. Corn is Arm; white WV-.. yellow rtln*-~c. Whisky is dull; City 31*; Ohio 32c New York Markets. Nkw York, June 30 ?Flour Is firm sales of S.SWtbbls.; State. #ti 50; Ohio, fti.7da#7 ??, Southern. S7.9ife97.65. Wheat is steady; sales of 3.000 bushels; price* are nominal. Corn is firm; sales of 33,0U) bush els; mixed at 84c., white 9Cc. Pork is buoyant; sales of St*) bbls.; mess S20.7S a?AI.'JtJ?an advance of 13c. Beef is uuiet; west ern repacked *l("?.50af 17. Lard Is steady at 14a M^c. Whisky Is unchanged, Ohio 32c. Financial. Nkw York, June ?Stocks are firmer and active. Chicago and Rock Island Railroad 84 ; Cumberland Coal Company 15%; Illinois Central shares 13?: do. tmnds 'JB^; Michigan Southern New York Central 77. Pennsylvania Coal Company 90; Reading Railroad 69%; Missouri ti's 81 . Sterling Exchange is firmer at 109fc . AUCTIOJ 8ALES. TO DAY \ TO-MORROW MORNING \ By WALL A BARNARD. Auctioneers. ?Al.l ABLE LOTS IN THK FIRST WARD 1 at An t:?>\\?On TUESDAY A FTER NOON. MM instant.at SH o'ciook, we will sell that valuable I ,ot No. la, in Square No. 77. fronting 53 leet 1 mcit on south side of north J street, and running imati that width 143 feet H'* inches to a S'-feet alley, con taining 7.ftB square feet. This valuable property is worth> attention for building or speculation. Terms I literal, ami made known st sale. je27-dts WALL A BARNARD. Aunts. By ItUNTZ A COOM BS, Auctioneers. F'XTKNSIV K SALE OF WELL-KEPT 4 Household I'irxitcre.?On WEDNESDAY MORN iN'G. 1st instant, at !? o'clock a. in., we ahnll sell, in front of our Auction Rooms.a large ami gen ersl assortment of exoellent Funutuee. Iiemg the effects of a gentleman about to leave the city, sucu as? Mahogany Sofas. Chairs, Lounres,T*i<!es Rurcaus. Hocking Chairs, Washstnnds I'.russetls, Three ply. awl Ingrain Carpeting Oilcloth, Matting, Bedsteads Mattresses, Looking Glasses, Clocks, Sale A lot of Cigars, 7 octave Piano China, t> lass, and Crockery Ware, A c. Terms at sale. BONTZ A COOMBS, je2!> ts Auctioneers By WALLA BARNARD. Auctioneers, rpni: ATTENTION OF PERSONS WISH 1 iiik to purchase a Country Residence is called t<? the sale of that beaut ifal and Fiighiy cultivated Farm, late the Country Residence of A. Hoover, Esq.. deceased, lying hi Alexandria County, one nnlelrum (Georgetown lu an eligatile position just aU>ve tli? Aqueduct, possessing a full and romantic view ol Washington and its vicinity, and tieing pro vet 1.1 ally healthy, presents peculiar advantages tor a sum uier residence. The dwelling is nearly new and pos sesses the most modern improvements and convent anaan. In reenrd to the land we would state that it pro4u c-s for the late owner the linest Crops, Grain, \ ?ea tallies, ami Fruit. The sale will take place on the premises Tl-ES DAY, the 3-ith inst., at 5 o'clock p. in. A. P. HOOVER. jo?7- WALLA BARNARD, Auctioneers. Bv WALLA BARNARD, Auctioneers. VALUABLE FARM AND BEAUTIFUL Cot nth* Residenc e at Ptbmc Sale.?tht TUESDAY, 99th instant, at So'olock ?. mi., on the premises, we will sell thai beautiful ru.J highly cul tivated Farm..late the country residence ol A. Hoover, Esq.,deceased, lying in Alcxandriacuanty. Virginia, one mile from Georgetown, and oa the heulits just altovethe Aqueduct. This Farm contains alsiut one hundred and sixty acr^s, in a high state ol cultivation, well fenced.and enriched with the liberal use of fertilizers. Tliere is a large Orchard ol the choicest fruits now in full liea nag. The dwelling, which is nearly new, is 42 feet square, surrounded with a teu-feet wide portico, oontains large nariors, roomy hall, five iarge ohain tiers, kitchen, bath-room, water-closet, and every modern convenience; also, a reservoir on the top of the house. In fact, no expense was spared to make the dwelling comfortable nnd elegant. Ttic situation is l>eautiful, commanding an exten sive country, city, and water view, and is witlua a few minutes' walk of Georgetown. The other improvements consist of new barns, siteds. stabler, styes. Ae. There is a liberal supply of pure water close to the ?win*, nnd the fatin is well watered with several un failing streams. The terms, whicn are liberal, will be made known at time of sale. A. P. HOOVER. je22-ts WALL A BARNARD. Awct. By A. GREEN, Auctioneer. PUBLIC SALE.?By virtue of a deed of trust executed to me, and recorded hi Lit?er J. A. S. No. 1^, lolios 43H, W, <33, and 43?, one of the !^and Records ol Washington county. ?n the District ol Columbia, I shall on TUESDAY, the of June, at six o'clock p. m., in front of the premise*, oiler for sale at public tuctiou lo the highest fctdde. therefor, the following property, to wit: " Ali tl?e following piece or parcel of property, to wit, part of Lot No.Sin Square No. 343, of said city , lietimiiug tor the saute at the southwest corner of said lot ami running thence north along the line of Eleventh street west 23 feet, thence east 2H feet, thence nortt. two feet, thence east 71 feet 9 inches to the rear of said lot. thence south along the rear line of the said lot 25 feet to the southeast corner of tbe said lot. thence west along the south line of said lot feet 9 inches to the point of beginning " Terms, cash. Property to be resold at the risk and expense oft lis Purchaser unless terms are com plied with in three days from day of sale. EDWARD C. CARRINGTON, _ Trustee. jel0-2r.wAd A. GREEN. Auctioneer. By A. GREF.N, Auctioneer. Household a kitchen furniture at Avction.?On WEDNESDAY,the 1st dar of July.at o'clock a. m., I shall sell at the resi dence of A. Moise, Esq., No. Ninth St., D??oga ty's Row, next to the oomer of I. street north, a sood assortment of nearly new lumitnre. vix: Mahogany French Sofa, spring-seat Chairs, and Rockers Mahogany sofa Table, cherry dining ami side TaUe Oval gilt-frame Mirror, Mantel Vases Parlor and chamlter Window Curtains Feather Pillows and Bolsters Han and si,tick Mattresses, Cottage Bedsteads Bedding :u*t Wardruhea, W'aslthtands Cane seita.jd other Cha,rs China, if lass, ami crockery Ware. Table Cutlery Three p!y ingrain and passage Car pels Cook ills, air tight, aid other Stoves. With a cimlI UK ol Kitchen I tonsils. ^ E U Terms: All sums under cash : over ???-, a cmlil 4?t ???) Hint ?U\9,|??r M<>i mi*ctoriU Vu tieariii< iulerebt? jeSd A. (? REEN, Auotioneei. III?" The house is for rent, inquire on the i>im> taea. NtiTlCE.-LlCF.NSES. Ail persona wl???se i.icenses from the Corpora tion of Georgetown, expires on the :?>th instant. rtr?* hereby notiliod promptly lo renew the -ai-ie. othei wise they ma> sut>>ect themselves to a tine i?lher uotice will lie given. jedt-StawtJulyl WM. 1.A I ill). Clerk. ^F.MI AN N I AL N?? TH'F..?W e nre t???ly en n ga^.sl tnakiir oil'all o|?en :icc..unts on our UN.k-, ind shall as usual make mi im(i;-ci tut natc issue ot the same up to the 27th ol this month. MumHiiik ill who are aware ot having an account with ws and would a? soonautioipate it, vt, i ?i. e-reyi^: lavor t*v calling at our de.-k and p.tv inr. t' e amonet. vnd thereliy saving them the annoyauec of a call and us the trouble of sending them. je l5-tj> I Cl.AtiETT. l?t?l?S4?N A CO. piBKi-riKR ?-Flttg A general assortment ol FIRE WtillKS from a Lintbsltopper to a one pound Rocket. These work* ?ave t>eon selected with great care from the oele iratcd manufactory of G. A J. Edge. Jersey City. The snppljr is limited. Call early aud ^?oare a yortion for tne glorious 4th of July. For sale by E. M. F.VER ETT. je 34-4t No. 281 Penu. ave.. u?*r li* h at. Bird cages. imm?r mats, carriaqev. Combs, Brushes. Ac., lust openue at ieib Mclaughlin's,No.*,b<t.448 J?