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I THE EVENING STAR. trior "Auction Sum" advertisements cm fosrth pace of to-day's St Ait. LOCAL NEWS. A>othir ^ isitino Bapi Ball Clitb.?The 1 uioti Base Ball Club of Lansingburg N Y iatniliarly kuown as the "Haymakers.'arrived Sere lss< evening, and were escorted to Wil Isrds'. and this afternoon they will play a iratch game with the National, of this city. 1 be visitor?, with their friends, number about fify, ana are headed by Dr. Welch, the Pres. idect. i he nine of the unions is composed ol <':aver, catcher: McKeon, right field; Abrams, pitcher; rlinn, aecond base; Leavenworth, first base; "Ward, shortstop; M. King, center field; S. King, left Held; Penfleld, third base. The Nationals will play the same nine with which they played the Mutuals, with the exception that Studley takes the place of E. Smith in the left field. The following are the cine: Parker, Wright. Norton, Berthrong, .vudley, Pledger. Hodges. Williams, and ?unto. The Nationals met the strangers yesterday evening and conducted them to their quarters and this forenoon took their guests to visit aonie ol the public buildings. They called at the hxecutive mansion but did not see the President, but will pay another visit there to morrow morning. The following are the names of the visitors registered at Wlllards l?r S. P. Welch, president; W. C. Groesbeck .i^mes Mcciuide, Wb, M. Lee, Thos. S. Ma sun, W. H. \ anKleck, Thomas Abrams, Wm. . raLe^' i>onny Dovinsworth, Jas. Ward, C Wm v?' S' **? McCune, w" lJJnn* Jobn Schofield. J. H. D. King, ( . li. Sessions, Henry Porlton, Thomas Gro nan, John H. Campbell. Wm. Hant, John H. Allen, Joshua Mors, A. Batchelor, O. L. Mc Arthur, Hon. James McKeon, Hon. Thomas ? Ulomy. Jas. F. Cle&ry, Wm. N.Sleary, J. W Churchill, George W. Lasso n, O. A. Alexan. der. and Geo. H. Pierce. The Unions will leave to-morrow evening for Philadelphia, where, on Friday, they will ergage with the Athletics, and on Saturday wrh the Quaker C ty Base Ball Club, both of Philadelphia. THE GAMB THI8 APTBRNOON. About 2.20 the visiting club arrived on the grounds of the National, 16th and S streets, and about the same hour the public began to v end their way thitherward, taking the street cirs ano on foot. The crowd at the commencement of the game was not, however, as large as at the lormer match between the Nationals and Dlntuals. The Union Club are a remarkably fine look ire s^t of young men, uniformed similarly to tte .Nationals, excep iug that they wear red taps and white belts At 2 45 game was called, John Scofield being the scorer of the Union, and John T. Potter if ihe National; Robert Drinkark.of the Wash' melon Union Club, was chosen umpire The Uutobs went to bat. and Craver sent a heavy ball to riarht flfld and made a run; McKean lollowrd with one to short stop, thrown to second base by short stop and muffed by Parker. Abrahams went i ext. bait d a foul, and was caught nu by Fletcher. Flinu followed bv one to tbe right field, tnrown to the first base and wa.- put out Leavenworth went to bat ana sent to first base when it was taken bv Hetcher. The Unions therefore in the flr^t .nnmgs made one run: McCune being left on :;d base. The Nationals th<n went to bat, and Wright sent one to short stop, on wuich he made his f r-t base. Norton followed, making a BP to the centre field, oa which Wright came in. and b> a wild throw be came in also amid applause ?t spectaiors. Berthrong took the bat and srn; one to the third base, which was thrown to first, and ae was caught out. Studley, the favorite, took the ba?. and sent a ball to thir.l, on which he made bis first. Par. k. uer tollowed. making three strikes, going out. Hetcher got ont on a foul, Stud ley being lett 1 ^ the 2d, ttw Nationals making two runs. lM!'ROYEMKHTs.-M*ssrs Moses Kellv. A. K. sheptiard, and others, have recently pur chased from tbe trustees ol Gonzaga College the half square of ground bordering on North Uapitol street, between H and I streets, for > !5 000, and intend to erect this season 1C first class three stors brick houses with marble tTimmings, and to erect the same number of dwellings next season. (Jen. Williams has recently greatly improved the Douglas property at tbe corner ef New Jersey avenue and 1 street. Mr. Entwisle being ?.tie contractor. A handsome addition has been erected with French roof, and the old residence is now having the same style of roof being placed on it. & dir. Jacob Bool has completed this season a handsome four story press brick front store a id dwelling house on 7th street, between G ar.dH, which, with the lot, cost 81?,0jO. Mr <- P. t leming was the carpenter and contract^ ?r,? Davis, bricklayer: A. Whelan, painter J. Kiiosell, plasterer, and McLmton &, Ecklofl. plumbers. ' The Hoc ok Cakpbmtbb's Association. The regular semi-annual meeting of the House t arpenter's Association, t?ok place last night in German Hall, Eleventh street?the Presi dent, Mr. James H. Reed, in the chair, with Mr. William H. Champion, Secretary. After the admission of several new members, the meeting proceeded to the election of offi. cers. with the lollowing result: President, .lames H. Keed; Vice President. O. B. Green weli; Recording Secretary, B. L. Nevins * inancial Secretary, Charles M. O'Bold: Treas ?ob.1- W- LatJSdale; Sergeant-at-Arms. M. *. Snelling; Standing Committee, Messrs 2 B. Oreenwell, J. E. Davis, J. Kersey, and B. L. Nevins. As delegates to the Working men's Assembly, Messrs. James H. Reed T Keisey, and Charles M O'Bold, were elected! The Association theienpon adjourned tilt next Tuesday night Tub Escape ok John Bbiab.?The young man John Brian, arrested as a parti 'ipant in the late robbery of the store of Blacklock Jc Co.. and who escaped from custody yesterday t>v leaping from a window in the court house, is still at large, though the sheriff, accompanl V y pother officer, are in pursuit of him. Notwithstanding the efforts of the police, who were on his track last night in the southern part of the city, he managed to successfully elude them, and made his way safely out of th i corporation limits by taking a skiff belonging 'o a young man named Sisson, at the light, house, on Jones'Point, and paddling to a lo cality on the southern shore of Hunting Creek. Known as ?? Hell Hole," where it was sent for this morning. It is supposed he is on his way to > redericksbnrg. If so, however. It is thought h* will be recaptured?Alex. Gazette, yester. m Thbbats to Shoot an Opvicbr.?Ob Mon *7?Vi?"2?n: ? ?n? ?f the Deputy Collect ors of Internal Revenue, nnder Mr. Olephane. v as m the discbarge of his duties, on a gener al examination of all places of business, he -topped into the restaurant kept by Mr. Jas. B?jie, corner of 2d and B streets. The ia ?ear!? ko*w tile and or. uered him ont. He refused to go. A pistol was presented before him and threats were niade that if he (the officer) did not leave h* would get shot. The penalty for restating an h . Revenue officer in the discharge of f'dut'es h ^0? An? and imprisonment for 1 o years. A Moobl Yacht.-At the boat yard of whaV#8 ? ! A Evans, loot of llth street wharf, a handsome sail lug yacht is being built for the neat regatta, which Is to come off on <he 12th instant. The boat, which has notyat b^en named, Is to be built alter the pattera of Dagar, the little fast sailer from Phila delphia, which won tbe first prize with such ease at the late race to Fort Washington and back, on tbe 23d instant. Some improvements are to be made, which, it is believed, will give her a sailing capacity .tiperior to that of any boat of her size whieh has yet entered these Homb Aoaih.?Tbe "Odd Five,*' "Fly Can" James McDevitt; Hash Reed, Captain andln. factor of Police: M. Y. HoUey, of Poi2i reiegTaph: L. P. Seibold. of Fire Alarm Tele! grapB; and E. B. Wheeler, who ^d^JulV. term aster, have arrived home after spending a week at Yuba Dam (below Potomac creeki ?r. hunting, fishing, Ac., during whichTmi they managed to eat such a quantity ol fish as 'o make it difficult to change a shirt on ac count, it is reported, of the fich bones proisrt! from their skins. ??Ynba Dam," ia the A"Ove, should not be pronounced profanely. ? , . Dkath.?Mr. David Wiber, who for a long time pnstnus occupied the Assistant Foreman's position In (be press room of the Government Printing Office, died yeek-rdaj after an illness of two mouths of consumption. Mr. Wlber was a native of Washington, and a young man of such correct habits as to m.- ke every ac quaintance a friend. He was a member of Ueittral l?odge and Mount Nebo Encampment ot Odd Fellows, who will attend bis funeral to-morrow afternoon. Kbi.ikvbo?Hospital* Steward J. W. Os. borne, U.s Army, for more than two years ou duty m clerk in tbe Surgeon General's Of fice, under Dr. J. J. Woodward. V. S. Army, wa. yesterday relieved from duty, and of^ tb# commanding officer and medical direetor of the Department of Dakota fcr assignment to duty. Mr. Osborne leaveJ hosts of friends. Who wish him prosperltv in bis new Held of operations. 1B Thb K Stbbbt Bbidob.?At noon to-day, proposals were opened m the Mayor's office tor the iem?val of the wooden bridge at K ?treet north, across Rock Creek, the work to be done in ten davs. H O. Heebnm Owynn Harris. 9355; and Peter Hepbu?n, ?So' T he coutraet was awarded to the last-named. Sab itaey Wobk -T wo arrests were made of persons creating a nuisance, and sk in. ? mpoeed; seven dead horses and sig dead dors were reported and removed yesterday Dead,?Mr. Oeerge O. Vlittai, for may years past in charge o( lb?btr?M for the sup pression of the African slave trade, interior Department, died this morning about 1 o'clock at his retilenceon 1 street, after a abort Ul. new. Mr. Whiting haa been in the Depart ments of the Oovernaent for the past thirty years, and was highly esteemed by a large number of friends. He was a prominent Ma son, and will be buried with Masonic honors. He has filled seTeral important positions un der the Government, and always proved a faithful and valuable officer. ???? Orfhahp' CocRTSudoc Purcell ?After our report closed yesterday, the last will and testa ment of Wm a Bradley^eceased, was fully proven. He bequeathes all of his real or per sonal estate to nis eon, William A. Bradley, ? ? and his cousin, A. Thomas Bradley, wao are to set apart tho house in which he lived, together with all the household goods, to his wife; and oat of the net income of the estate to pay his wife one equal third part annually or quarterly. The trustees are to divide all of his estate immediately after hie death into lour equal parts, which, if they cannot agree upon, they must call in a third uninterested party to aid them; one of the parts to go to his son Wil liam A. Bradley, Jr ; one part to the children of his son. now or hereafter born in lawful wedlock; one part to his daughter, Jeanette H. Linton; and one part to his daughter, Sid ney T. Edeiin. whose portion shall embrace the property owned by him in New York; and if eitnerof his daughters should die without issue, their por ions shall go to the children of his son, William A. Bradley, Jr., now or here, alter born. The last will and testament of Mrs. Anna P. Harvey, deceased, was filed and partially proveu. She directed that the sum of S573 50 be equally divided betweeh Catharine Harvey and Ruth Benson, and all other money to Auna R. McGregory. aad some minor things which belonged to deceased: also, the sura of #500, which was the amount of the deceased's title in the bequest of her lather, (Edward Key,) in his last will and testament to Auaa R. Mc Gregory. ? ? Real Estate Sales ?Messrs Cooper k Latimer, auctioneers, yesterday 6oId part of lot 12, in square 177. containing 2.1(0 square feet, corner of 16th and P streets, to Thomas Frisby, at IS cts per foot, and part oi the same lot, same number of feet, was sold to Thomas N. Adams, at 15 cts. per foot. Messrs. Green & Williams, yesteraay sold a lot on 1st street east, between C and D streets north, IS teet front by 70 feet in depth, to Anna Hartrecb. at 83 cents per foot: on Monday, a two story brick house on 2d street north, be tween 7th and sth streets we3t, be)n<? part of lot 3. in square 427, having 2U feet front by Su feet m depth, to Pierce Shoemaker, tor S3,473 last week, a two story Irame house 011 o street north, between 12th street and Vermont ave nue. in square to Thos. Herlihv. tor Sl.r.00: and part of lot No. 13. in sqnare 499. with a frame building, fronting on 6th street west, r.ear South 1 street, to Jesse A. Shinn, for S~3C: and he east part of lot No. 10. in square on Maryland avenue, between 5th and 6th streets east, to t rank Courtney, ai 22 cis. per loot: also, lot No. 23, in square *20, on North Oapitol and M streets, with improvements, to D. C. Cone, for S2.-IX>. Police Aebests.?Cha;. E. Williams, a small white boy, was arrested this morning by officer Wallingsford, on complaint of Al exander M. Anderson, charging him wira tijivmg stoien a lot of ]?welrv. weannz ap parel, 6cc. The accused was taken before Jus uce Morseli. and the case partially estab lished: but on account of his y >uth he wa* discharged. George W. Drew, arrested by officer Wal lingsford. on the charge 0; disorderly conduat and using abusive language towards fVLrs An nie Straus, was lined Dy Justice Morsell *,>. 1 he difficulty arose in consequence vf a diffi culty be: ween the children ot the two fami lies. John Ready, wht;e. charged with having stolen money from Rosa Vyte, was dismissed. Itoea \ yfe \ras fined 12 for committing an as* sHuii upon Thes. Adams, a youth, whom she charged with having robbed her money draw er ol >!6. The arrests were made b\ officer Kearney and cases disposed of by Justice Morsell. - ? Chaboed with Gajiblim,.?George Brad ford. John James and W. p. James, were ttr raigned be lore Justice Hazard on vesterday. charged -'with keeping a gambling house and gaming table, and swindling Edward Lilly out of $15. by means of a tin box, out of which cards are drawu. Upon calling the case, it turned out that Lilly, the plaintiff, entered the aloresaid alleged gambling house ou Sunday last, and pawned his watch for ^.5, with which he obtained permission to open a little game of faro, he dealing the cards himself. The game progressed with fluctuating results for some time: but finally Lilly was beaten out of nis money, and thereupon he entered com plaint of swindling against the winners. These facts necessitated tbe discharge of the parties, because of the inability of tne plaintiff to testify without Implicating bimselt. ? Bi. TLEB8 Association.?The regular week Ij meeting of the Butlers' Association was held at the ball of the association, on be tween 12 th and 13th streets, ?ast ever in g R A. Buchanan, president, in the chair,'and 1 nomas A. Nichols acting as secretary. The meeting was opened by prayer bv Mr. which a hymn was sang. Mr. Hubbard moved tDat members ad dressing the association without rising make them liable to a fine: which was carried Mr. Evans moved that every member uot attending the meetings of the association, should be fined in accordance with the consti tution, except when they presented a reason able excuse. TEMP*BANcB.-Columbia Division, I\o. 13. Sons of Temperance, organized about a vear sgo in theeastern part of the city, is now oneol tne most prosperous divisions in the District, numbering, as it does, about 2S0 mem bers. to which the lady visitors added make a membership of over 4UU, and many of those new temperance men are those who were for merly aadicted to drinking to excess. This division has. like others, made its weekly meet ings attractive by an entertainment, and con sequently the meetings are well attended. On Monday night, this entertainment consisted of a charade, a tableaux representing the Dying Child, with tne mother's spirit awaiting to re reive if. and singing by Messrs. Mundell. Wtbster, i orsyth and Sinclair. ? The Jambstou-n Weed.?We have in this section a poisonous weed, the well-known da. tura stramonium, otherwise called Jamestown weed, jimson weed, and erroneously, night shade. poison weed, and a dozen other names Cbemists extract from it a virulent poison, and it has certain medical uses. But where a single plant is applied to any good, acres of It grow. Not a year passes but we have to tell the stcry of a iiomoer of children poisoned to death by eating of the seed-pods of this harm ful plant. As it thrives best near dwelling, houses, parties having It about would do well to have it pulled up by the roots and destroyed, aa 11 is now most dangerous. Washington National Motmbut As rociation.?A meeting of this Association w?s held yesterday at the office of Joho Car 1 Brent, Esq., in the west basement of the ?lly *?.*!] Mayor Wallach presided, and J. ?* secretary. The death of William A. Bradley, Esq., was announced, and a committee appointed to prepare a tnb nte of respect to his memory, which will be published officially. Hen. Vohn M. Broad! bead. Second Comptroller of the Treaaurv was elected unanimously to fill the vacancV occasioned by the death ot Mr. Bradley. The Missing Pilot?Mr. Robert Boswei, pilot of the steamer Winnlsimmet. whose sin gular disappearance was noUced in yester day S .v <<,??. has been heard from. He was seen this morning in Baltimore, with a carpet sack in his hand, in tbe neighborhood of the steam, er Hi Livingston's landing, aud as it is report, ed tbet the commanding officer of that boat hv made Mr. Boswell an offer of a position at a higher salary. In all probability his object of going mere is to secure the place. Last night Mrs Boswell came up to this city in search of her hue band, and was very mncb distressed. Hvmenial?Mr John F. Parsons, a clerk in the Pension Office, was joined la the holy bonds of wedlock to Mise Mary Elizabeth Morland, yesterday afternoon, at three o'cloca, at St. Matthew's Church, by the Rev. Father white. The happy couple have started 011 their wedding tonr. Mr Parsons is well known throughout the District as a fine voca hoped his change of condition win not deprive the communttv oi tbe plea sure ot Hearing him occasionally. N ic?On Monday night, a number of opoliian Hook Ladder Company, left^tbe11 eu^?f 0f of the neighborhood. will >nnnH.Jn for Brigbtwood, well supplied with provisions, nm&tc* 52,dp*Dt a moet del&WulpiMfSBrifht: ??. HABVKT8 EmroniI'm ?Mr. T. M Harvey has already moved the wholesaleVaichithi establishment to hi. Bne buildK, owner of 11th street and the avenue.?nd is tTd 'y busy In sending 001 therefrom oysters aad other shell-fish to hotels and families. Bale op Monet.?At the second meetinr of the New Provident Building Association h?i<i last evening, additional shares were u?!? snd the money collected, 93J26, sold at se ^ HO#. ? Assault and Battebt.?Isaiah Stewart and Msrk Prlnlat were yesterday arraigned before Justice Walter npoa the charge of assault and battery, aad fined 93 each. Poliob Scmmabt?The whole number of arreete made by the police yesterday, were 41; while the amoaut of fines Impossd was Tub River Fkowt, Sirrnm ?.?Ar rived?Sabr. Kit*. Cos. Ha?re-ds-Graca, 70 tans of coal for H. Ban* k Go. Carters Wharf .?Amred?Schr. Jacob Birdsall, Haghton, Philadelphia. MO too* or coal tor Wilson E. Brow a. Sailed?Scar. Jane (J. McShaw, Gibbs, a cargo of manure for Bristol, Pa. Rtley't Wharf.?Arrived, schr. S. L.. Percy, Poouou, Philadelphia, coal for Major Brit* call; sloop Empire. Hamilton, month of Poto mac river, with 1,000 bunches of ftae troat for market. Crouch's Wharf? Arrived? Schr. Debant, Fluebeart, oak wood for J. 11. Halley. Sailed, Brig. Charles Miller, Brewer, to Georgetown to load with coal for the Gosport Navy Yard. Sixth Street Wharf.?Arrived?Scbrs. D. W. Saunders. Wicks, N Y., 900 tons of stone for Acker; A. F. Kingsburg, Thomas, Molden, N. Y., 29s* tons of stone for Acker. Sailed,steam er Kennebec. Talbot, for lower river, light. The following arrivals. from the 1st to the Id instant, have been reported at Eastern Branch. GvinantTt Wharf.?Arrived?schrs. Isabella, wood for market: E. V. Glover, 3*0 ton* coal toGninand: Harvest, Butler, pine wood, Sarah Lavinia. Mnrdock. pine wood. William* d: Jolly's Wharf?Arrived?eebrs. Enterprise, Simmons, wood for market; Elite, Wool lord, 13t? tons coal from Havre-de-Grace, for Wbb. Barbour. Sailed?schr. Enterprise, Simmons,down river, light. Green's Wharf.?Arrived?schra. Terrade, wood for market; Benj. Cox, wood for market; Coral, Myers, pine wood. Clarices Wharf.?Arrived?'Tropic, Bank?, with spiles. Equity Court, Judge Wylie.?This morning it was decided not to entertain a motion to admit members of the bar, having no power to admit snch except in general term. lT. S. agt. John F. Clark: role to show cause discharged. Cox agt. Cox; order of publication. Fells act. liawling, order tor delinquent purchasers to comply witn sale and sale con fessed nisi. State of Ohio agt. Jas. C. Wetmore; motion filed for preventing writ of mandamus dis charged. Wagner against Mack; leave granted to file amended declaration. Terrett against Terrett et al.; guardian ad litem appointed. Townsend aginst Hilton; rule to show cause why application shall not be allowed. Schneider against Jones 11 al.; order of pub lication. Heap ft al. against Heap e! al.; liual confir mation ot sale. White et al. against Johnson: order of ?ale. Ball against Ldchau eI ai.; order to sell real estate. Owen ct al. oqriiinst Henderson et al .? order appointing J. J. Johnson guardian a t litem. L.. C. Baker agt. E. P. Doherty et at ; order extending time for defendants *.o take testi mony. This case is brought that the court may apportion the award offered by the city lor the capture of the assassins It is probable that the September term will be closed to-morrow. ? A New Office.?'The Corporation Police, of which Mr. .lames Lynch has been the chief lor a number of year#, having been legislated out of existence, the room occupied by the Chief, in the basemen* of the west wing of th? City Hs.ll. has been assigned to the use of the Board ot Health, and Dr. Dove, the Secretary, took charge to-day. ? A New Colored Chcrch.?We hear that the frame school house, corner 1st and K streets, is about to be converted into a church, lor the accommodation of the colored Catholics, who now attend St. Aloysius Church, aud tha' Kev. Father Wigett will cause the erection of a new school house to accommodate the pupils The Fire Commissioner*.?'At the meeting of the Fire Commissioners, on, Monday night, the resignation of Wm. Murray, extraman of No. 3 stetimer, to take effect from the -'.iih of last month, was received and accepted. Walter Cox andOnarles Mead were appointed super numeraries of No. 3. and Geo. Harrison o! No. 1. ? The Weather.?The heat of to-day was quite oppressive, which rendered out-door lo comotion very uncomfortable. At Messrs. Franklin &. Co.'s optician establishment the thermometer ranged as follows :?Ten o'clock, ?<i degrees: 'welvo o'clock, 89 degrees: three o'clock. c7 degrees, with a slight breeze blow ing from the southeast. SBLi-iwo os Sunday ?A confectioner doine business in the 7th precinct, named Daniel O Burne, wm yesterday evening arrested and arraigned before Justice Walter upon the charge of keeping his place of business open on Sunday. lie was lined ?10, and required to pay ?1 cost. Hastardy.?A colored man named Isaac Carv, a barber, was vesterday arrested by officer Kelly, of the Sixth Precinct, charged with baatady by Charlotte Howard. The case was tried before Justice Walter, who required the accused to give security for the support of the child. ? KeTUENED?Mr. John P. Brophy, who went out four months since to the Pacific Sqi adron as secretary to Admiral Dahlgren, has resigned, and returned to this city on Mon day. National Theatre.?Last night of the Sam (Joliyer combination under the manage ment of Messrs. Skiff and Sharpley. No I>icew?e ?Moses Minson came up before Justice Tucker yesterday, charged with ped dling without license, and wa- lined "W. ? Alexandria Items ?The Gazette of yester day evening says A shad? out of season and out of time, lean and lank, but nevertheless a veritable shad?wa^ caught In the river, near town, yesterday, by the fishermen who were looking for sturgeon. The shad, of course, iu bis condition, made but a feeble effort to escape from the seine, and being captured.was exhib ited in market this morning as quite a curi osity Reed birds and sora b?gin to make their appearance in this neighborhood. Tbe gunners have killed and brought to market a few of them, mostly bought by the restaurant keepers. They are expected to be very plenti ful until frost com3? The J'/vmal of this morning says: J.W. How ling. formerly of Alexandria, died in Charles county. Md., a few days since Three hun dred bands are now employed on the Manas sas Gap railroad, and the track laid between Piedmcnt and Markham On Monday, the county court ordered S. N. Cnipley, constable, to renew his bonds; failing to do so, it declared bis office vacant Certain practical jokers have been "cleaning out" a colored man iu this city with crotou oil There are two Divisions of Sons of Temperance and one of Becbabites in Alexandria The warm days and cool nights nere are inducing considerable fever and ague. .MARRIED. BEIGES?RAUB. In Washington. 1). C., on September 3d. 1W. by the Rev Charles Hull. D. D.. rector of the Church of the Epiphan). Mr. DAVID C. HCUiES. of Lutheraburg, IN?.. t?> Mis* HE LENA A. RAUB. of Washington. D. O. PARSON?MOREL AND. September 3. 1857. by the Kev Father White JOHN T. PARSON. Esu., lof the Interior Department ) and Miss MARY E. MORELAND. both of Washington. D. C. * DIED. W1BER. On the morning of the 3 1 instant, of consumption, with a full hope of a l>li-sful immor tality beyond the grave, DAYID WIDER, iu the 34th year of hit age. The friend* ami relatives of the family are fariieatlv requested to attend hi* funeral, on Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, from his late residence. north K street. tn-twuen 4th and 5th streets. [Baltimore Suit plea?ecopy.) * WALKER. On th* morning of the 3d of Sep teuiber BENNTE PRES<'Ut. youngest sou of .1 n?>. C. and Margaret W alker. asred 15 rnoutlu. Our care and fond paternal ai ms Could not onr darling save; Our lovely infant must be laid To moulder in the grave. Tiie funeral will take place from the resident" of his parents. No. 100 I> street, between 12th and 13th streets. Island, on Thursday, at 3 o'clock p. m. The friends of the family are respectfully invited t? attend ' WHITING. On the morning of the 4tli instant. GEORGE C. WHITING, iu his Met year. The funerHl will take place from his late resi lience. No. ti09 I street, on Vrldav. the Uth instant nt 3 o'clock. The friends of the family are respect full* invited to attend. It B_OAT SAILING ON THE POTOMAC-Those f<>nd of flte above delightful amusement ean be accommodated v ith flrst-clanw Hail or Row Boats mi reasonable terms, by ?ppl> ing to B. W. COX or MAJOR WATT, 6th street vrhhrf. au31 eolw J^JCSOLITO CANOPIES AT COST. MUSQOT? CANOPlKg and NETTING at cost to close out the loti ? L. J. ROTHROCK. 44'J Seventh street, nn ap-eoSt Opposite the Patent Office. SCHOOL BOOKS! SCHOOL BOOKS I A Large sud Complete A?sortu?ut of COLLEGE AND SCHOOL TEXT BOOKS. Mid School Requisites of every description, for sale at tbe LOWEST PRICES, by BLAN( HARD & MOHUN', School-Book Depot, au V) St Cor. Pa. ar. and llth street. f?fcOM .PARIS DIRECT?Paul Maurice" Les r Tyraus de Village; ? cents. 8ouiie : Le Port 4e CreteiU 45 cents. Boulle; Huit Jours an Cha teau; 46 cents. Roger de Ban voir: Bistolres Cava tieres; 45 cents. Lamartlne: Les Confidences, 43 cents. Gozlan: Ladernfere Koeur Oriee: 4A?eats. Pontaartin' Couta* d'up Planteur de Choux; 45 eent*. 8aa<toau? et Parchealns; 46 ceats. Band ; Tererisu; 45 cents, au 14 EBANCK TATL0R. The MttMut C*m> n??U>|. (Special Correspondence of Ue Star.] Camp is Smith's Woods, uu Huoth Switch, Anne Arundel county. Md., Sept. 2d? 1967?Dtar Sir: On Sunday afternoon, Bev D. E. Reeee preached aa able sermon from Romans, 1st chapter aad 16th Terse, to quite a large coD|N(ttioi>. At night, Est. w. Bt. Poisal, of Baltimore, preached from Revets, tloaa, 2lst chapter and 10th Terse. After preaching, both afternoon and evening, very Interesting prayer meetings were held, and before the services of the day closed at 10 o'clock at night, several penitent* were at the altar, and there were other cheering signs that the meeting would be productive of good re sults. This morning the ground was dampened by the rain, and affairs looked gloomy generally, but an excellent meeting was held in the meet ing tent, and at )l o'clock an effective sermon was preached by Rev. Jeremiah Ulay. in the afternoon the skies were again clear, aad an excellent prayer meeting was held at the otand. At 3 o'clock quite a large congregTatlon, under the circumstances, assembled at the sound of the trumpet, when Rev. W. W. Reese preached from 2d Timothy, 4th chapter and St a verse, ?'For godliness is profitable unto all things." The meeting is evidently grewing iu interest and a spirit at seriousness overspreads the congregations. Sinners are now at the altar seeking the forgiveness of sins, while the people ol (J-od are giving him tne glory. Revs.S. B. Southerland, John R. Nichols, and J. B. Jones arrived to-day, and Rev. Mr. Nichols preached to-night, when seekers of salvation presented themselves, and the glory of the Lord was displayed in the conversion of souls and the rejoicing of saints. The meeting was kept up until 11 o'clock- R. EDUCATIONAL. TMIE MISSES BURGESS. 47K H. betweenntli and 10th streets, will re-open their School for Young Ladies ou Mondaj, September l'itb. w 2 Iwteolw* 'i^HK BORROMEOCOLLEGIATE INSTITUTE, A Baltimore County, Mil., opens its ISth session ou MONDAY. Sept loth. For circulars or other information applj to Rev. E. Q- S. WALDRON, !'? I -.\ille. M?l. ail 31 Ht* I COLLEGE, VI F, BETWEEN OTH AND 10TH STS. Studies will be resumed at this institution on Monday. September 2, on which day the classes will l>e open for the admission of students. Tne course ol studies is substantially the same in form as prevails in the Jesuit Colleges of Europe, and as it has existed since 1790 in our own country; and this course is now complete by the establishment of the class of Philosophy. Logic, Metaphysics and Kthics, Natural Philosophy. Chemistry and the higher Mathematics will constitute the subject mat ter for this class. Additional professors have beeu secured, and new apparatus lias been added for scientific experiments. The course ef Mathematics is complete and includes Arithmetic in all its branches. Booking and Banking Business. Alse bra, Geometry, Trigonometry. Calculus. Survey ing and Astronomy. In the Commercial Depart ment particular attention will be paid to all the loarches ofa sound. practical English education. In the Classical Course, English Composition and the English branches will be proportioned to the standard of the class. French ivud German will be taught without extra charge. For catalogues or further information applv at the College. au 30-1 w B. F. WIGET.S. J.. Pre-ident. R~0( K HILL COLLEGE. ELL1COTT < ITY. MD. Studies will be resumed iu this Institution on MONDAY, Septeml>er2. Terms: Beard. Washing, and Tuition. ?260; Entrance fe- 55; Physician's fee. $t>. Music aud Drawing eXaii'*i-5w BRO. BETTELIN. President. r eurgetown-college7d7c. Studies will be resumed in this Institution on the FIRST MONDAY of September. Fur Catalogues <>r further information apply to Rev B. A. M AGI IRE, S. J., au 23-10t Presileut. \'OUNG LADIES' SEMINARY, A Boarding aiid Daj School. 4 11 13th street, Washington. The duties of this Institution w ill be resumed Sep tember fith. For circulars apply to the Principal. nu27-lm" MISS SC. J. llARROVEK. ,\I RS~ K FILET'S "BOAR DING AND DAY 1*1 SCHOOL. FOR YOUNG LADIES, will be op'-ii for the reception of pupils on MONDAY. Sep tember 2d. at No. 369. corner of 13tli and 11 sts. Evening < lasses for ladies and gentlemen in the modern languages will be resumed about the 15th of September. au iff-lm !\|ISSES CHAPIN AND K ING will reopen their i'l school on Monday. September 2d. at No. 15 In diana avenue.between Thud and Four-and a Half streets. All English branches tausht. Applica tion can be made at 3*>1 < street, between Third and Four-and-a Half streets. aii 19-lm* LT.EDERiCK FEMALE SEMINARY. ~~~~ r FREDERK K. MARYLAND. POSSESSING FULL COLLEGIATE POWERS, Will commence its twenty-fifth scholastic year ou the first Monday in September. For catalogues. 4c.. address KEY. THOMAS M. CANN. A. M , au 15-6w President. jTTmerson INSTITUTE, SELECT CLASSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCHOOL FOR BOYS. Fourteenth street, between I and K. The fifteenth annual session of this School will begin the first MONDAY iu September. For Cir culars. 4c., address CHARLES B. YOUNG, Principal, an 17-eotf 3->0 Franklin Bow. K street. M~ KS. VERNON DORSEY'S SELECT SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. No. 4* East Capitol street. Capitol Hill. Mr-. DORSEY will re-uiue the duties of her S. hool.ou MONDAY. 2-1 September. Instru> tiou in French, Italian, Drawing. Painting and all the English branches. References:?S. A. Elliott, Esq.. Gen. Thomas Ewing-S. A II. Marks. Esq., Thos. II. Parsons, Esq..Jos. Saxton.E^-q. aul6-eolui* STOVES! STOVES P!r use take notice that we are prepared to repair u th>- best manner, all kinds ot HEATING AP PARATUS. and suggest that it is not safe to delay tbi- work until late in the fall. We are also prepared to put up new LATEOBES and other HEATERS, and are now recei ving our fresh s t< 'ck of COOKING and HEATING STO * ES in treat variety, and r-sp. ctfully invite au exam ination of our stock. Call at SIBLEY 4 GUY'S Stove Warerootns. 3"24 Pennsylvania avenue. sti 2#>-dtf between 10th and 11th stieets. G IRAPFS ' GRAPES! GRAPES! of all choice ^rleties. FRESH EVERY DAY, from Kendall Green Vineyard. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, at I. PEARSON'S Fruit Depot. 4?1 8th street near Ptnna. avenue. au 27-10t JOSEPH L. PEARSON, BOOK AND JOB PRINTER, HAS REMOVED TO CORNER OF NINTH AND D STREETS, au Q-lmiT (Second Story. Masonic Hall.) J^ENNEBEC ICE COMPANY. The Kennebec Ice Company are now prepared to furnish the BEST QUALITY OF ICE to the citi Kens of W ashington. Orders left with our drivers or at the office, foot of Seventh street, will be promptly attended to. All communications should be aduressed to STACKPoLE 4 HALL. an38-tf James guild, dealer in new and seo OND-HAND FURNITURE. Old Furniture repaired, Beupholstered and Varnished. ISth and B streets, < near the canal.) Highest price paid for Second-hand Furniture. ja 1-17 OOLCMBIA HOSPITAL FOB WOMEN LYING-IN ASYLUM, ? ( fourteenth street, (circle.) corner of M street, Washington, D. 0. This Institution has been established for the re ception of patif lite who may be suffering from dis esses peculiar to their sex, and for the admission of sucn females as may require the comforts of the lying-in chamber. ... . t ... The building is situated in the most healthy por tiou of the District, surrounded by its own grounds Cars paas the door even* live minutes. Terms of admission: From $6 to 810 per week, in accordance with the room required, payable In ad vauce. This includes Board, Medicines, Medical and Surgical attendance. MEDICAL ST A J SURGEON IN CHIEF? J. H. THOMPSON, M J>; _ . street, between 3uth a CONSULTING i?HYSIOIANS 184 I street,between Juthand 21 s t?trts. v^SULTING tHYSIOJANS AND SURGEONS JOS. K. BARNES, M. D., Burgeon General, Uni ted States Army. JOS. RILEY. M.B., Georgetown. OS. MILLER. M. D.,/street,Washington. r. P. GARNETT.M.D , New York aveuue. P. JOHNSTON, M7D., Washington. THOS. AY. W P _ GRAFTON* TYLER, M D., Georgetown. F. HOWARD,M. D.,Fstreet. Orders for admission to the fres heds ln this hos pltal. (of which there are 30J ?an^ obtained ofth* ^n.'HaU Wires and"widowaof soldiers desiring admission lv to the Surgeon General, United States pltal. (of which there are S0J can^be obtain Surgeon in chief at this office,184 I yre any of the Medical staff, and of the Bevs. D Gurley, Gillette, and Coombs. will apply to the Surgeon "patients living at a distance who desire to coma to this Institution for treatment can secure private ra<?' 'ViTo&Ws; #?,"? an tt-eoly President* DRIDAL AND FUJSERAL WREATHS, BOU t> QUETS, CROSSES, ANCHORS, AND^ja^ STARS, preserved in natural form. NewandBMg Beautiful Ornamental Hair Work on glass^HH or pearl. All kinds of Hair Bradlng done by Mrs FRIES, 38? Eighth street. jy M-faa THE F.UREKA PRESERVING /AR-A foil supply on hand, and ottered reasonable eli-d 388 Pa.ave..bet. 10thandllthsta. IMPORTANT TO THE LADIES.-INDELIBL1 I STAMPING. Warranted fast colors. W1U } 1 nia* W* ? ?**will w?ih and boil. Done by a French composition, the receipt of which has t>een purchased at a high It. Ladies'white or colored Underskirts. Balmo rals. Aprons, Ac., Stamped oa Imitation or braid h?g,i~ Great "saving" to"Udie? having clothes, "for chll Jren to ma^u,. Vo brald. Jio,.ewing; btit ths can be attached (same as they stamped, and cost of braid. ot any pattern Stamped' Goods im rennMnted.or the money returned. WM. PRINCE, nhiz-tf 439 9th street, opposite Patent OflM, CITY IT] RBMAHKABLB StJOCMS ? Darin* the past week Morse A. Co., bare been unable to supply the demand far the favorite Gold Medal Sew ing Machines, and the more the Machtnea be come known, tbe greater the demand for them. They are undoubted)? the beet Machine in use. Bot's Whit* and Colobid Shirts, all sizes; men's white and colored shirts; men's shirts, from 13 to 18 inches neck: mea's shirts with and without collars, and all kiads of shirts, at Henning's one price store, No. 595 7th street, near Maryland avenue. . ? Jbwblbt.?Hoop Bog Setts, Spangle Jet Drops, Jet Ubains, Silver-plated Spoons and Forks, received this morning, at Prigg's One Dollar Jewelry Store, No. 438 Pennsylvania avenue, near 4# atreet. Cobsbt Stbbla at 5 cents a pair, at Oharle? Hnum's celebrated Hoop Skirt and (Jorset man ufactory, 49 Louisiana avenue, near Seventh street. 9 A Great Novbltv.?Just received, Seam less Kid Gloves, superior to Alexandre's, at Oscar Kleinberger's. 512 Seventh atreet. 3 Wb would advisb our lady readers, who will ahortly have to put on Balmorals, to have them stamped in imitation of braid, now so fashionable in New York, giving the skirt a neat appearance, and not half the cost of oraidlng. Wm. Prince, Ninth street, is the only one here who stamps in fast colors. Tor children's clothing ladies will find this a great saving. 7,30,2: ? - The Fbbt?ut. White, Uhiropodist, 424 Pennsylvania avenue, between Fonr-and-a half and Sixth streets, removes Corns, Bunions, Bad Nails, Sec., without pain. Office hours from S a. m. to ? p. m ? Mabttrs to Cabblbbsnbss ?if all the teeth that have been ruined by neglect could be strung together, they would reach thrice round the wuTld. There may have been some excuse for this havoc in days gone by, when there was no absolute safeguard against den tal decay in existence, but there is no apology for it now. Fragrant Sozodont, the world-re nowned antiseptic dentifrice, as certainly pro tects tbe teeth against decay, as oil prevents steel from rusting, or water arrests the pro gress of fire. eo , ? Price list of Franc's Gent's Furnishing Goods, 494 7th street, between D and ?, three doors above Odd Fellow's Hall: Gray's Collars, 1? cents per box; Imitation Linen Collars, 18 cents per box; Goldsmith Byron's Collars, IS cents per box; good Cot ton half hose, 10 cents per pair: Best English half hose, 51) cents per pair; good heavy Meri no Undershirts, 75c.. 90c. and 91; good heavy Merino Drawers, 75c., 9uc. and 91: good White Shirts, ?1.25 and $1-50; a No. 1 White Shirt, 82.50. 7,26,1: ? Warts, Moles, Vascular Excbbsexcb*, &c., cured by Dr. White, Chiropodist, 421 Pennsylvania avenue, between Four-and-a half and Sixth streets. ? Question?How can Franc afFcfrd to sell Gent's Furnishing Goods cheaper than any store of this city J Answer.?He buys all his good? for cash? sell? more of them?and is satisfied with smaller profits. Call at 494 7th street, between D and E, three doors above Odd Fellow's Hall. 7,26,1: ? Wrapping Papeb fob Sale ?Apply at the Star office. Pennies can be bad in any quantities at the Star office counter. GEORGETOWN ADVER'MTS. D ISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP. The Copartnership Of BAKER \ CRUPLEY is tin? <la> dissolved by mutual consent, to take place l'roin September 1st. A 1 indebted to the late firm will plea-"' call and nmke settlement, at the Old Stand, with K. L. CROPLEY,61 Water St., Georgetown. I>. * Z. 15AKER. se l-e<.3t* K. L. CROPLEY. THOMAS DOWLINO, Auct.; Georgetown. EXCELLENT HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AT AUCTION. On MONDAY MORNING. September 9th, at 10 o'clock a. in.. 1 will sell, at the residence of the Rev. N. P. Tillingba-t. No. 59 1st street.an excel lent assortment of Household Furniture, consist ins "f? Mahogany Spring Seat Chairs and Sofa Mahogany Mirror Front and other Bookcases Brussels. Three-ply and Ingrain Carpets Walnut Extension and other Tables Bedsteads. Wash-stands, and Bureaus Mattresses. Feather Beds, and Bedding Lounge. Whatnot, Chairs. 4c Crockery and Glass Ware Oil <'loth. Cooking and other Stores With many other articles too numerous to men tion. THOMAS DOWLING. se 2 ?1 I Intel!.] Auctioneer. J^Y THOMAS DOWLING, Auct.; Georgetown. YERY VALUABLE ANDDESIRABLE CORNER PROPERTY. AT AUCTION. On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, September 4, atSo'clock, I will sell, in front of the premises, on the corner of Market and 2d streets, two valua ble Building Lots, each fronting 28 feet 7 inches on 2d street, with a depth of 125 feet on Market street. The corner lot it> improved by a good Frame Build ing. Also. Two Lots, each fronting 17 feet 6 inches on 2d street. adjoining the above, with a depth of 125 feet each, improved by a good Frame Dwelling House. Terms: One third cash; balance in six aud twelve months, with interest, secured by a deed of trust on the property. Conveyancing and stamps at the cost of the purchaser. THOMAS DOWLING, an 2S-i>t I Intel. & Courier. J Auctioneer. M. H. WHEATLEY'S PREMIUM STEAM DYEING AND CLEANSING ESTABLISHMENT. vv Office. No. 49 Jefferson St., Georgetown, D.O., Established in 1331; premium awarded by the Metro politan Institute, 1857 ; rebuilt 1366, and is now by far the largest and most complete establishment of the kind in this section of country. Dyeing and Scouring of all kinds dene in the best manner. Truly thankful for past favors, the subscriber solicits the continued custom of the community. Goods received and returned by express with the utmost promptness and despatch. Post Office address. Lock Box No. 80. Office closes daily at sunset except Saturday, when it is closed at SK P. m. anl7-6m A FAVORABLE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY CHEAP DRY GOODS.?We are now selling off our Summer Goods at a sacrifice to make room for Fall Stock. We Lave also just opened 7,000 yards 4-4 Bleached Muslin, to sell at 1234, 15.18, 20, and 25. 1,000 yards3-4 do., at 9 and 10; 4-4 Brown do.. 1234 and 15. 5,000 yards Fall Calicoes at 10,1234, 15. 17, aud 18 cts. Ginghams. Canton Flannels, Tickings. Sheetings, Ac.. Ac. Great bargainsmay be expected by all who favor us with a call. BENJAMIN MILLER, an 9-lm* 101 Bridge street. Georgetown. j^EW BOOKS ! NEW BOOKS !! SCHOOL BOOKS. Under Two Flags. By Oneida, author of Stratli more; $2. Queen Victoria's Memoirs??f the Prince fousort; $2. Art and Scenery in Europe, with other papers; $2. On the Boulevards; in 2 volumes, cloth; 83.75. The Confessions of Gerald Estcourt. By Florence Marryat, paper; 75 cents. Baffled Sic hemes; 75 cts. Curious History of Insects. By Frank Cownu; $2. N icholas Nickleby; the Charles Dickens edition; $1.53. David Copperfield; in 2 vols., library, #4. Non-Officinal Formule in Local use in the District of Columbia. Every doctor and druggist t-liould have it; $1. An Arctic Boat Jour ney. B> Dr. J. J. Hayes; $2.80. Wool Gathering. By Gail Hamilton; 82 The Sayings of Dr. Bush whacker. By Fred. S. Cozzens, author of Spar, rowgrass Papers; 81.50. Randolph Gordon. By Oniua; 81-75. No Man's Friend; 75 cents. Alec Forbes of Howglen; 75 cts. Mr^WynjranTa Ward. By Holme Lee; so cts. Good English. By E. S Gould; $1.10. A Romance of the Republic; 82 What is Free Trade: 81. Treatise on the Mule . Harvey Riley; $l.f0. Louisa of Prussia. By uhlbach; 82. Melpomene Dirina. By C. L. Pindar; 81.60. The Caxtons. By Bulwer, (Glebe edition;) #1.50. Pelham. By Bulwer, (Globe edi tion;) $1.50. Last of the Barons; $1.50. Eugene Aram. By Bnlwer.(Globe edition;) 81.00. Old Curiosity Shop. Dickens, (Diamond edition;) 81.50. Old Curiosity Shop. Dickens, (Globe edi tion:) $1-80. The Meven Weeks'War. By H. M. Hosier, in 2 vols., with maps; $10. Mailed free on receipt of above price. Address HUDSON TAYLOR BOOK AND STATIONERY STORE. FRENCH ft RICHARDSON, sep2-tr 334 Pennsylvania avenue. KEW BOOT AND SHOE 8TOBB. GEO. B. WIL80N, Late of the firm of Bnrns ft Wilson, No. 60S 8EYENTH STREET, Under Odd Fellows' Hall. Kino place. SALAD DBESS1NO. rirepared by J. W. Hucklns who as chef de cnis ne for 1J years at the Parker House, Boston, gave urn, and other elegant and nutritious preparations which have received the highest commendations from many ef the most distinguished of the Medi cal Faculty throughout the country. Tor sale by _ ? _ Z. M. P. KINO ft SON, je % rner lft scd Vermont avenue. |^EAL ESTATE AQENCy! The subscribers take this method of informing their friends and tbe public that they have opened *Nbf$l LOUISIANA AVENUE.(UP STAIRS,) where they will jjjf|x a^E;0^18* *** ***e of ? axd also THE PAYMENT OF TAXES EXAMINATION^OF TAX TITLES. Having had a number of years' experience in till above business, in connection with real eataty they are prepared to otter their patrons tbe eeeeB ^^TO?<Sr5 eu f-8m 91 Louisiana avenue. AHun in Owr|rt?w?. Hnraio of tub Board or Ociiwiw - A mwtiai of tu Board of Ontrdinnof Pub lic Schools vu ktld at the clerk's omce last evening, Mr. Anthony Hyde, president, to the chnir; Mr. Vn>. L. Dunlop, secretary. Mr. Dunlop submitted his report a? secre tary. which gave a statement of the condition of the school* at present, and spoke flatter ingly of tbeir futureprospects,of their useful ness, if properly fostered; bat said the ex penses of the schools during th?? put year were in excess ot the school fnnd by ?150; that there was a want of fnnds to enable the schools to be enlarged so that the community might be accommodated, there being more applicants to the schools than the present amount of room and number of teachers could accommodate. A communication was then drawn ur and passed, asking of the Corporation an appro priation of $1,000, in addition to the present school fund, for the expenses of the schools for the ensuing year. The acceptance of Mis3 Laura L.?wis of the position of teacher of the third primary school was received. Each member of the board reported rela tive to the opening of the several schools on Monday, tbeir reports showing ttat each school-room was crowded with applicants, many of whom could not obtain admission A bill of Mr. Ballantyne for premiums fur nished was ordered to be paid. The Committee on Improvements reported progress in relation to the repairs of the I*lont gomery street school-house; after which, the board adjourned. Police Items.?The whole number of ar rests made by the police yesterday, were nine, four lor intoxication, one upon suspicion ot being a fugitive, one for prostitution, and three for disorderly conduct; the amonnt of fines imposed was sis. Officer Harper yester day arrested a man named Chas. Davis upon suspicion of hie being the Jacob Davis, who is said to have broke out of the Washington County, Maryland, jail, on Wednesday night last. Davis is a boatman as he says, and has been living in Hagerstown, Md. He ib held for identification. John Pomeroy was up before Justice Buckey again yester day afternoon, arrested by officer Green for intoxication, and fined in the sum of $2.50, as was Chas. B. Douglas, ar rested by the same officer for the same offence. Margaret Campbell, well known as one disre garding public morals, was yesterday arrest ed by officer Harper, charged by Cecelia Smith with prostitution. She was arraigned before the Justice and fined 92 50, and not having the wherewith to liquidate the amonnt, she was committed to the workhouse. A colored man, named Isaac Smith, was arrested by officer White, yesterday, for disorderly conduct, and fined si 50 by Justice Buckey. A carpenter, named Geo. Yates, was yesterday arrested by officer Harper, for intoxication aad disorder ly conduct, and fined f2.50 by Justice Buckey. A Fin Improvement.?Our versatile fel low-citizen. Mr. Wm. H.Tennsy, who can pen a piquant paragraph or make ?good stump speech, as well as manage a first-class grocery, has recently greatly improved his store, cor ner of Highland Bridge streets, and it is now one of the finest establishments iu the District. The ceiling is of dark pine, beautifully var nished, and presents a very handsome appear ance, wbile the fitting up of the store embraces many tastefu' decorations, and all the modern improvements. Mr. Tenney has business ca pacity enough to appreciate the benefits of ad vertising, and housekeepers will do well to call and examine his stock of teas and other articles recently advertised in the Star. Bask Ball.?The nameless Base Ball Club ot Georgetown having been re-organ iz?d on Monday, the following wereelected as officers: President, John Corson: vice president, Alex ander MagruSer; secretary, Bennett R Bates; treasurer, Arthur T. Brice; directors, J. Hos well Gordon, John Corson, and W. Brenton Boggs-; captain first nine, Alexander Magru der. Tub Strike of1 thb Coopers ?The coopers now on a strike, numbering about 40, still hold ont, and say they will not go to work again until their demand is complied with. They say that tbeir wages range from to .>12 pei week at the rate tbey have been paid, and that the average pay ot workmen will not exceed $10 per month. S^me of the millers seem wil ling to pay an advance price for their barrels, but the employing coopers still reluse the de mand. Shipments OF Coal.?From the Cumber land Company to-day ISO tons; from the B->r don, 290 tons; from the Hampshire and BilU more Company. 800 tons; from Ray's docks, 1.750 tons; and from the Consolidated Compa ny, 42e tons. Playing for the Lagek.?A match game of base ball was played yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock on Dill's lot, corner of High and Frederick streets, between the Central base ball club and Robinson's nine, the contest being for a keg of lager bear, and the contestants all of Georgetown. James Mackle acted as umpire, and Messrs. Godey and Sims as scorers. The game was brought to a close on the 8th inn Inge, when the score stood: Central, 56: Rob inson's nliie. 14. The Tictorlous club, ot course, expected to have a fine time with their achiev ed keg of lager, but to their surprise, found the beer non est-*'Petty" has the credit of ta king care of It. The boys, however, were not to be cheated out of their lager and procured it elsewhere. Another Drowsing Casb.?A sailor named Clark Austin, of the schooner Hazleton, from Staunton, Mass., was last night visiting some friends on board the schooner Sarah J. Fort, lying at the coal wharf near the aqueduct bridge. As he was taking his leave, and get ting from the schooner Fort to the schooner L. A. Bay less, his foot slipped, and he fell be tween the two boats, going, as it is thought, under one of the boats. He did not rise again. Search was made for the body this morning, but up to 12 o'clock it had not been found. BriLDiaa association Mbeting.?The Sixth Building Association, of Georgetown, held their sixth monthly meeting last night, having been organized on the first Tuesday ot April, 1667, and made the first payment. The maximum value of shares was started at 120, with an increase of fifty cents each month on each share. It is worth now, having run six months, 133. There were thirty-two shares ?f stock sold last night at an average of about 94*. Fcnebal?The Coopers' Union yf3terday afternoon attended in a body the funeral of one of their deceased members, Herman Kepner, a young man twenty-four years old, who was for a long time employed at his trade in Georgetown. The funeral took place from the house of the brother of the deceased, on 19th street, Washington, and the remains were in terred in the German Lutheran burying ground. Thb Canal.?Eleven boats have come down the canal since our last report, 9 of them bring ing an average of 110 tons of coal each, and the boats being consigned to the different coal com panies. One boat brought peaches, and anotb - er limestone. 38 boats have gone out, the most of them light. Laying the Foundatiob.?Workmen com menced yesterday morning to lay the founda tion ol St. Ann's Catholic Churcn, at Tennally town, with gray stone. The corner-stone will be laid in a week or two. Whbat.?The canal boat " Ironsides" brought #00 bushels of wheat to Welch k Herr's mills to-day. A Niw Roof.?Mr. Geo. W. Shroud, butter, cheese and egg dealer, at No. 61 Bridge street, is naving his house reslungled, which adds much to the appearance of the property. Mbbchabtb' Exc hange. ? Offerings, 7,600 bnsbels of red wheat. Sales, 800 bushels of rsd wheat at >2 30. SCHOOL BOOKS AND STATIONERY FOB the public and private Schools and Colleges. The best assortment and the LOWEST PRICES. Wholesale and retail ROBERTS, s 2-3t* 337 7th street, above New York avenue Tycoon japan tea. So much admired by the recent Japan-, ese Commissioners, from whom we have a| letter of compliment a so"| King Place, Corner Vermont ave. and 15>? st J^IQUID BENNE? CTmDg jytt At King Place. JELLY GLASSES, FRUIT JARS, PRESER VING KITTLES and SPOONS, 1(tP diTt CLES and SPOONS, for sale by CHARLES ULLRICH, Jk., )3X 9th st., between D and E, 493* ?u ..., r jy One and half squares north Pa. ave. n EMOTED?P. H. WELCH has removed his ftl stock of TOBACCO and OIGAR81? hie new store, 154 Pennsylvania avenue, between 17th ai 18th streets, wh?;re be will be clad to see his friem and old customers. He has added to Ms stock some ef the choicest brands of Tebawo and Cigars, and will sell at Baltimore and New York prices, an 3-tf HOKMORRHOID; OB, PILE OINTMENT. Warranted to Cmt aay Can of Piltt. This preparation has for a number sf years been regarded as the very best remedy for the cure of that distressing malady, the PILES. Tbousandsof bothsexee have ased it, and the proprietors have, for the first time to know that it has railed, ho matter how long the standing of the case, we war rant a cure; and, if no cure or give general satis faction, the moae^wil^b^retarned.^ VTiwo ?roprietors, Westi _ .told by all Drnggii Coufiicta; by*. E. Mercy. A Story of Doom, and other Poems; by Jeaa Ingelow. The Sayiagsoi Dr Bnshuhacker, and other learned Men; by F. ? w; br L, , Sacerdotal icyTa~the Christian Chdrch; by Henry O. Partisan Life with Mosby; by Major Jobs . of Fauquier. iFs1 FRABCK TAYLOR. OT ICE.-J AC OB BOOL has REMOVED his BOOT and 8H0B store to No. 41# eath street* betwtsa Q and H. near dM the Patent Office. auM-Im* Jaria Celibacy AMUSEMENTS. NATIONAL TAEATRB. SPALDING k RAPLEY. Proprietor* and Mana gers. THF. SEASON WILL OPKN MONDAY. SEPTF.MRER lttTM, f H6T, with the c?lebrs?t<vt KICHINGS ENGLISH OPERA TROUPE, in Bulf-'s BOHEMIAN GIRL. The Box Sheet will be opened oa Moal.tr, Sept ?. ?el 4t s FECIAL NOTICE. MR EDWIN BOOTH. The Distinguished American Tragedian, Will appear on the evenings of the week chi mencing September 9. at HOLIDAY STREET THEATER. BALTIMORE. COMMENCISG WITH ONE OF HIS FINEST CHARACTERS. A- Mr. B has declined most extravagant indnc* menta to appear iu Washington, this will be tb? most convenient opportunity for the friend* of Ui? drama in the District to w itnegs his far fani^d per sonations of Shaksperean and other characters. CHOICE SE ATS can now lw secured by adrtresn in? Mr. JAS. R. FORI). No. 1 Holiday street. - Si JB ..$1 ?>? Orchestra Chairs (each) Ores* Circle , Admission Tickets ? Family Circle -.? Met* Tlie sale of seats to citizens or Baltimore will ne begin until Monday. September 2 se .5 tt NATIONAL THEATER. OPEN FOR THREE NIGHTS ONLY MONDAY EVENING, Sept. 2. and 3 and I, SAM COLLYER S COMBINATION ' Thf Most Pleasing Entertainment Errant' So great Is the universal desire to see thi? W*i derful Athlete that the managers have add**! new em 1 prominent performers in order to mak-> the entertainment, if possible. more attractive. SAM COLLYER and his wonderful sons. STONE aii4 EDDIE. JENNIE LACY. HARRY BLOOl>UOOI>, HARRY ST AN WOOD, and a host of others Ai>mi?sion.?Dress Circle, SO Cents: Par^nette, 50 Cents; orchestra Chairs. tU Cents SAM SHARPLEY A M. T. SKIFF. Manage**, an 29 6t G. W. PIKE. Agent. PICNICS, EXCURSIONS, &C. 1 ? 1 RAND AFTERNOON AND VI EVENING PIC NIC, For the benefit of ST. DOMINION'S CORNET BAND, SEVENTH STREET PARK, On WEDNESDAY, September 4th, Hit. There will be an INSTRU MENTAL CONCERT on the grounds during the afternoon and evening, and ? GRAND DISPLAY OF FIRE WORKS at night. Tickets of admission nnlv 23 cent*. se2-.tt By order of COMMITTEE. THE THIRD GRAND COMBINATION PIC NIC ft* OF THE JfM. Following well known Clubs : UjjL WASHINGTON SOCIALS, INDEPENDENT SOCIALS, ISLAND SOCIALS, MONUMENTAL < LI B. YOUNG UNITED CLUB, LONE >T A It CLUB. GOOD INTENT ASSOCIAT'V. HONG KONG ASS?M"IATION, FRIENDSHIPCLUB.Na. I, Will take place at the WASHINGTON CITY GARDENS. On New York a venae, between lit and 2d streets. On MONDAY. SEPT. 9th. 1*67. The members of each separate 1 Inb pledge th <is selves to make this one of the grandest artaits ever ottered to the Washington and Georgetown public. Dancing to commence at 23, o'clock. Tickets: FIFTY CENTS, admitting a Gr-ntl'*m*a and Ladies. anS^-PK* J RUSSEL S DANCING ACADEMY will open on WEDNE>1?AY, S.-ptemb 18th. and continue during the season. Days of tuition, Wedreaduvs mid Friday* Ladies. Misses, and Masters ill Hie after- 1 noon; gentlemen at night; on the N.E.coru*r of Htli street and Pa. avenue. s ? 2 tf ARINI'S DANCING ACADEMY?Profess* MARLNI'S Classes will commenee on _A Monday, September 'Sid. For particular* JJC see Circulars, to be had at the Music Stores, or at the Academy, E street, between 9ti? and 10tli. au31 lm PROF. KREIS DANCING ACADEMY. P -nan . ave., opposite Metropolitan Hotel. Ladi**, Misses and Masters, Tuesday and Saturday after noon from 3 to5 o'clock. Gentlemen, Tuesday an* Friday evenings. from 8 to 1U o'clock. Tha hall can be rented for Balls. Soirees. Ac. my 10-ly H. M II win A PERSONAL. 1 WILLIAM M. STIMPSON,of England, havo , received good FIGHTING DOGS and KOO> 'J't.ltS, and will fight them against an> Doit or Rooster for from $5(0 to ?1,000. Applj at G street, near Baltimore depot. It' \T~OU CAN NEVER MAKE THE TRIP ON A Buchu or Samaritan humbugs. See Dr D \R BY, opposite Odd Fellows' Hall, on 7 th st..an<1 l?? cured permanently. se 4-lrn' NOTICE.?All persons having claims against i balance due from the United States to GE<>. WILLIAMS, late seaman United States Nary, de ceased, are hereby notified to present such claims, with proper vouchers, to S. J. W. TABOR, Fourth Auditor, within four (I) months from this date. September 2,18'>7. STEPHEN J. W. TABoR, se 4-3t Fourth Auditor. DOUGLASS & BR0..503 9th street, have th? latest styles and the largest and be?t assort - ment of HOOP SKIRTS, CORSETS, FURNISH ING GOODS, &c., iu the city. Twenty Spria Skirts 65 cents. au 29-6t* Doctor schuman, of Baltimore, mar be consulted by ladies in ne?d of the Mr vice* of a skillful and reliable physician at his office, No. 499 7th street, Washington, D. C.,daily, from T o'clock In the morning until 1 o'clock, and at his office in Baltimore, Ma., 31>? North street, from 4 to 10 p.m. Consultations, which are strictly con fidential, must be limited to the above hour* in Washington. Appointments by letter left at mr office will be faithfully attended to. an 21-lm* DR.G W.SONNEN3CHMIDT.1IOM<EOPATH IC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, No. 4 45 Mass. arenne, between 6th auWthsts., offers his professional services to the citizens of Washington. Office hoars from d to 11 a. m and 2 toti p. m. au 13-lm' Ladies please read this.-william PRINCE, 439 9th street, has about six hun dred (600) well-made stamps of elegant designs far Embroidery, Braid, dtc., that he will sell ch'ap, the w hole or part, and teach the buyer the Composi tion, furnish Cushions and Brushes, and explain how to ase them, gratis. Being part of a duplicate set lately used iu Baltimore any lady wishing to engage in this profitable business and having a small capital should call at once. jes Married and single ladies-aii in trouble call. Business private and strictly confidential. Success guaranteed in all cases or no charge. MADAM NELSON. Ladies' Doctress, Penn. avenue, an2-lm* between 2d and 3d streets. CONFIDENTIAL.?Yonng men who havo la jnred themselves by certain secret habits, which unfit them for business, pleasure, or the duties of married life: also, middle-aged and old men, wbo, from the follies of youth, or other caaaes, feel a de bility in advance of their years, before placing themselves under the treatment of any one. should first read 41 The Secret Friend." Married ladiea will learn something of importance by perusing " The Secret Friend." Sent to any address, in m sealed envelope, on receipt of 21 cents. Address Dr. CHAS. B. WARREN, Boston,Mas*. ao?-ly PAWNBROKERS. THE OLD ESTABLISHED FIRM OF 1 8. GOLDSTEIN A CO., LICENSED PAWNBROKERS. _ 34 FOUR AND-A-HALF STREET WEST, near Pennsylvania avenue. Offer the highest cash advances on all kinds Merchandise, to any amount and for any " time desired at reasonable rates Interest on large sums greatly reduced. Business strictly confidential. Goods bought for cash and sold at pri vate sals. fett-ly EW BOOKS. Queen Victoria's Memoirs of the Prince Con sort. Thackeray's Early and Late Papers. Cod man's Ten Months in Brazil. Randolph Gordon and other stories, by *' Onida."' O-Kee-Pa. ?n l Other Customs of the Mandans, by Catlin. R-li gious Lift' in England, by Alphonse Esquiro. On the Boulevards, by W. Blanchard Jerrold. au 29 FRANCE TAYLOR. ^J.AS FIXTURES. Call and examine our large and beautful assort ment of CHANDELIERS. PENDANTS, BRACKETS, and PILLAR LIGHTS, Just received from the establishment of CORNELIUS & BAKER, PHILADELPHIA, which we sell at manufacturers' prices. A'o cJiarf for rutting vp Fixtures. Also, FANCY FRENCH SHADES. We are agents for HAYES' PATENT REVER SIBLE FILTER, which cleanses itself without being taken apart, and readers Potomac water .*? clear a* crystal. It should be in every house. ALEX.R. SHEPHERD A BROS., __ 269 Penn a avenuos south side, ?*u 34-eotm near cornet ot Uth street. m ton, of How Jersey, will make Mia mmm ^ of IM7, commencing April M and ending Nowmb* U, (at "Glen Ellen" farm, about two miles north ? Mana?r JAPASISE In large variety^? H KING rW-'Ki ?a?' T"-'Ti'ra;'rio> ?y, watches, and SILTE* Hraoh hand and sin constantly rs fcjtort stylss of JeweW,^. ? cheat genuine articles can hs ?mi as caeap a* genuine articles can ba C >. ?pop. assortment of Gold Pen ?