THE EVENING STAR.
trior "Auction Sum" advertisements
cm fosrth pace of to-day's St Ait.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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,
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
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*
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
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
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
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 ^
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
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
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?,
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
Cox agt. Cox; order of publication.
Fells act. liawling, order tor delinquent
purchasers to comply witn sale and sale con
State of Ohio agt. Jas. C. Wetmore; motion
filed for preventing writ of mandamus dis
Wagner against Mack; leave granted to file
Terrett against Terrett et al.; guardian ad
Townsend aginst Hilton; rule to show cause
why application shall not be allowed.
Schneider against Jones 11 al.; order of pub
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
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!
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
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
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.
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. *
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
COLLEGE AND SCHOOL
Mid School Requisites of every description, for
sale at tbe
BLAN( HARD & MOHUN',
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
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.
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*
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
Beard. Washing, and Tuition. ?260; Entrance
fe- 55; Physician's fee. $t>. Music aud Drawing
eXaii'*i-5w BRO. BETTELIN. President.
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.
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
References:?S. A. Elliott, Esq.. Gen. Thomas
Ewing-S. A II. Marks. Esq., Thos. II. Parsons,
Esq..Jos. Saxton.E^-q. aul6-eolui*
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.
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.
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
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.
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*
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
Great "saving" to"Udie? having clothes, "for chll
Jren to ma^u,. Vo brald. Jio,.ewing; btit ths
can be attached
(same as they
cost of braid.
ot any pattern Stamped' Goods im rennMnted.or
the money returned. WM. PRINCE,
nhiz-tf 439 9th street, opposite Patent OflM,
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
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
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
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,
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
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
Pennies can be bad in any quantities at the
Star office counter.
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>. *
se l-e<.3t* K. L. CROPLEY.
THOMAS DOWLINO, Auct.; Georgetown.
EXCELLENT HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AT
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
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
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
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
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.
an 9-lm* 101 Bridge street. Georgetown.
j^EW BOOKS ! NEW 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; $10.
Mailed free on receipt of above price.
Address HUDSON TAYLOR
BOOK AND STATIONERY STORE.
FRENCH ft RICHARDSON,
sep2-tr 334 Pennsylvania avenue.
KEW BOOT AND SHOE 8TOBB.
GEO. B. WIL80N,
Late of the firm of Bnrns ft Wilson,
No. 60S 8EYENTH STREET,
Under Odd Fellows' Hall.
rirepared by J. W. Hucklns who as chef de cnis
ne for 1J years at the Parker House, Boston, gave
and other elegant and nutritious preparations
which have received the highest commendations
from many ef the most distinguished of the Medi
cal Faculty throughout the country.
Tor sale by _ ? _
Z. M. P. KINO ft SON,
je % rner lft scd Vermont avenue.
|^EAL ESTATE AQENCy!
The subscribers take this method of informing
their friends and tbe public that they have opened
*Nbf$l LOUISIANA AVENUE.(UP STAIRS,)
where they will jjjf|x a^E;0^18* *** ***e of ?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"|
Corner Vermont ave. and 15>? st
J^IQUID BENNE? CTmDg
jytt At King Place.
JELLY GLASSES, FRUIT JARS, PRESER
VING KITTLES and SPOONS,
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,
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
_ .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,
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*
SPALDING k RAPLEY. Proprietor* and Mana
THF. SEASON WILL OPKN
MONDAY. SEPTF.MRER lttTM, f H6T,
with the c?lebrs?t<vt
KICHINGS ENGLISH OPERA TROUPE,
The Box Sheet will be opened oa Moal.tr, Sept ?.
MR EDWIN BOOTH.
The Distinguished American Tragedian,
Will appear on the evenings of the week chi
mencing September 9. at
HOLIDAY STREET THEATER. BALTIMORE.
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
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
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 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
Tickets of admission nnlv 23 cent*.
se2-.tt By order of COMMITTEE.
GRAND COMBINATION PIC NIC ft*
OF THE JfM.
Following well known Clubs : UjjL
MONUMENTAL < LI B.
YOUNG UNITED CLUB,
LONE >T A It CLUB.
GOOD INTENT ASSOCIAT'V.
HONG KONG ASS?M"IATION,
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
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.
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*
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
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.
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.
Call and examine our large and beautful assort
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.
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
In large variety^?
H KING rW-'Ki
?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 ?
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