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_ EVENING STAR
\%FI>M>DAT Auicnot A, 1971.
Bonnl of School Tnnlw.
T\f Kl'ttinn if Ttnc**r?
The regular meeting ot the Board of Trn=tees
Of Puldic School* iv held last evening at tlie
Franklin School Building; Wm. J. Murtagh in
Arri.T<"AT10*!? TOR TKArTtKR'HirS
were i? ffiriiti1*! fr<>ni Alice A. Col^ Mirtoti
PvU?, Fr?nci? II. B.ti'.ey, Paul Gerard, Ella O.
Bcllv. Elirabetb Clnakey, .Tames K. Harn and
Ella" 11. Fields, all of which were referred to
the committee on the examination of candi
The resienMiot.s of Maria Y. Davis, Sallie
J>alton ami Mary M. Chapin, teachers in the
second district, and Annie M. Bailey, of the
fourth i1'?trict, were received and accepted.
FRIZZ* F<?R f>< HOLAR*.
A communicaiion from Angntt Schmedtie,
offering eight gold medals for proficiency in
German studies daring the ensuing year, was
referred to the on mm tee on German studies.
Also, one trim A. CI use, offering eight silver
Bidi'i ftr tlif in i liitr Also, one from H.
C. Spencer, ofiering similar prizes in the busi
ness college t j those given l>y him last year.
The Chair stated that he had been notified
that the Socicty for the Prevention of Cruelty to
AnimaN had in th**ir j*?ss?' *i?-ii certain moneys
belonging t"? the . chool find, which will be paid
over on the first of >? pt< mber.
Mr Hart, frem the committee on accounts,
presented an i s*1mateof e*]>er?es fur the coming
year, as follows: Salaries. SIH.'II'; incidental,
Sl?.A*i; rmt ot .-ehool-imu-e.", stove fix
tures and fuel, ?*,< care of scboot-rooass,
fb.i 00; general supplies, contingent ex
# ,? JO; tortiagent expen.es ol l>oard,
* tO.UO; |*nnar.cnt imptov. incuts. 911,'"**. Total,
?1>5,33A. He al<?? Stated that provisions must oe
made for *l.>0,0?i?. which will become due during
the yenr tor school buiblings.
Mr. Champlin moved that the hoard proceed
IIECTIOS9 OF TfcACH ER3
for the unfiling year.
Mr. Faust objected, is he had not been eon
mind about the apjointments for h"s district.
Mr. E vans, of me fonnh ('Strict, s^id that
lie had not l*.en cor-Miltedeither.
Mr. Bichards, of the second district, made a
Mr. Hart expl >ine I that he had called upon
Mi. Faust, but did not find him in, *i\d hail
left word for hiin to meet h;m at the Franklin
School bulbing. The list was com(>o. ed of tlio
old teachers, who had t>een in the service for
years, and he had beard of no objection f.orn his
colleagues ontil n w.
Mr. Wcwlward said he had been out of the
e?ty, and that the list of teachers tor his distric*.
with one or two e-?ce,-tious, w -s the same >s last
Mr. Frans felt sore npon the subject, and
thought it a deliberate attempt on the part of
the old m? mbers to slight the new ones.
Mr. 'Woodward said as far as that remark was
intended foi liim, it na.<
A OKLtr.RRATK FAt'EROOD,
and he hurled it back into the teeth of the one
?)M> UtteTl d it. ?
The Chair demanded order, and notified the
centleiue-n that jicrsonalities must not be in
Major Richard* did not desire to enter into
thex* personal allusions, but he was surprised
that be bau not been consulted in regard to the
list of teachers, though he did not believe that
Mr Woodward in*, mud any slight t >war<ls him.
The whole subject was then postponed until
Fridav evening next.
M r."M urta^h ws?, on motion of Mr. Champlin,
elected Presnlent/w. t m. ot the hoard.
Mr. Fvans objected tj one member of the
board in his district employ ing a carpenter with
t>nt consulting his colleagues. The Cha!r replied
that the ctiti* nter ref> rred to was tlie same one
employed by him a year ago. and Mr. Champlin,
who recently employed b:m again, was acting in
accordance with the views of the speaker. Alter
some further ilebate in relation to consultation
between the sub-l>oards, the board adjourned.
THE BOJTPH BOYS I?FFEAT THK OLYMPICS.
The fifth game between the Boston Club and
the Olympics, of this city, for the championship,
took piace at the ground* of the Olympic Club
?est?rdaT afternoon, and was witne^-ed by a
large interested tlirong of spectators. The game
is regarded as one of the finest ever played in
th's city The fo"owing >s the score :
BO-TO*. a. B. OLTariC. R. B
G Wrigbt.s. s 0 o Force,?b 1 0
Ba-nes. 2 b 0 2 Leonard, s. s 0 1
ttirdsall. r. f I 1 Waterman. e 3 3
?cTey, c 1 2 Hramard. p 0 1
hpaM'Tiff. p 1 2 Mills. ll> J) 0
tj' old. it. ?..S 1' Kurr<>ochs, l.f ?....o 1
Schaf-r.3 h_ 1 1;H?U, c. f., JO J
Burrow??. I. f_ 1 1
II WriTht, f 0 1
Total .7 ii
<;i-fci> r f. 1
Tbitnr*.?,2b .0 1
Total .4 11
Inuincs "..1 2 3 4 3 5 7 8 9
B-st. n .? 2 0 10 0 10 3?7
Oljn.pic - J 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0-1
Fljrcatchei?Bi-dsall, 3, Barrows.5; H. Wright,
T?iV. Fi-rre.l, Leonard. 2; Bot r"Ughs. 4; Hall. 3;
<i|eim. 1; In ma*. 1?'2 Foul ooun.l catch-**?
P?rne?.l: W ?tfrma'? l. Base piaj?Put out by G.
Wright,2; Barnes,1; M'-Y>*v,l: Gould, 10; Scliaf.-r,
2?1* 1 1-y G M*ri*ht. 4: B-irnes.6; GouM,
I S-haf?T. 2. Put out t?y F..r<"e, 1; Wntertnan. 1;
Mill*. 1"?14. A?ift.d by Fores, 2: Leonard, 3;
Braiuard 3; Hall. 1; Tlr mas, 4. Kuns earned?
B. ston. 4: Oltmpic. 1. Tune of g:iiue?2 hours.
Taipin ?J. J Beards!*-v, Arliugtou Lase Ball Club,
^corsrs?t\.?e and Allen.
On>PU? YRRsrS OtY*Virs?Baitimori
AOAISSV Wakbisutoi?T. <lay the name
sak s of our blue le^s. the crack nine from the
Monum* ntil Cdy. w .11 meet our bovs on their
own g/our.ds. 11 cmtend for a ball, when it to
t>e hoped the tide of battle w 111 lteiuincd against
? My Mar>land;" they bavii.g. it will be remem
bered. w oii the f st game by a .-co**- of 16 to 10.
The *,Va>fcintf >n t'Unities will mu?ter in stiong
??Forte," wuile the Msryiantlers will a'^o be
fsll handed. Alt igether there is no doubt but
that it will be a stubborn and ho''y contested
Torn or TitETVHtTK Stoi Ki*n<s._Th^Wb:.te
Stocking Bs?p-ball Club, who will start from
Chicago on ibe'r ?-cond east -m t >ur on the 24th
instant, w ill play the ?'lj mpics, of Philadelphia,
on the "Jfcfh: the Mutual*, in New York, on Mon
day, the 2L*th: the Athletics, in Philadelphia, on
Wednesday. theS^th: the Naiioaa'i, in Wash
ing* >n. on Friday, ??pt. 1; the tMympics, in
Ws?hingt n. (an exhibition game.)on" Satunlav,
the 2d; the Bostons, in Bn-t jn. on Wedni ?Jay,
the t>tb; the Eckfonls. in llroukUu. on Thurs
day. the Tth, and then home. The trip involves
seven gam.s, three of them for the champion
ship, and it ;s expected that the series w:tli the
Bo tors and Muiua's w.U have been einled.
while another game will have t j be played with
the Athletics in Chicago. This programme is
liable to alteration, ro as to emorace a game
with the Ha\makeis, in Troy.
As Ufsafs Bnii)i>o.?Mr. Adolf Clo s. Su
perintendent of BrlU' nj*. j tefday % isitvd the
building at the not ? lie..>t corner of iitli and F
streets, ar.-l found w ln a vt-y urs?fe comliiion,
b? ing t j the fact tLa; the laborers employed in
digg.ng a ce"ar bad dug .4iveral I; et below the
foundation. A j or.ion of the cellar wall had
already fallen in coi - <juence, and the whole
building w?? in a dai;g> rous condition. Mr.
tin* immediately ordered the people in the
adjoining Lou-e t ? vac?'_- the prem;-? and Mr.
Haiinan, *be owner ot the ui ->.tfe building, was
directed ta <mploy a competent builder, which
be did, t "cui ii.g the serx ic. s of Baldwins Bro.
A substantial fence wa.s then erected around the
P'em'sc-, and the propenv placetl in charge of
?he Metropo'itan i-olice. The builders are at
wo.k to-day vuderpirmng the nnsai? building.
Paikhts to WasHisi.TOjriA*^ The fol
low ing pate nts were ?. - ued bv the Patent Office
last week to citizens of W ashingt >n : For hoist
iug aptmratus, to Jo? ,-ph Hoffman, Tewksbtiry,
Mew Jersey, as?ignor of one half of his right to
8. H. Swtetland, of Washington; apparatus for
generating carbonic acid gas, t> James D.
O lH?nnell. card enveloj* to Charles Uowland,
assignor to .lames A. McCica, Augustus L.
MeOreaatMl Harry C?i; fog al-trm. to Samuel
<1. Cabell, V'incy. Illinois, aesignor t-? himself
and George P. EMe; rro?|uet arcn. to Frederick
M. Clarke; sboe fastenn ^ to Franklin D. Ford,
New Bedford. Mars., and Flmer I>. Mcintosh,
Washington. I>. C.; hreeeh looting lit* arm, to
Ja?ne~M. Mtm: barrel-pitching machiuc-, to
Arthur l?e Witzet?en.
Statu s BcRurn bt a CHtLD^-Th^ morning
at nine o'clock an alarm was turned in irons box
b'?. 1. comer of 11th and I s.reets -Mtutheast,
cass- d by t??e burnlrg of a hay stable belonging
to Thomas E. Clark, on the corner of I andUta
streets: damage ?3Cft_no insurance. The flr~
wien were prompt in attendance and extin
rDished the fiames. Th? stable is supposed t>
are been set on fire by Mr. Clark's liule child.
Tbi Cowwittb* os R ah.boatvs of the Hon.-*
?t Delegat ?? to-dar had under eonsideratios the
bill to aid the Wsshingt in anJ Ohio railroad by
sul>sa-ribin;?to >1 .iMW.Ouo worth of the stock. Mr.
McKensu-. president of the road, appeared be
fore the committee and urged the passage of the
IssaBC?Officer Aiden, of the eighth precinct,
jester<tay took to the ?taiW>n-hou^e a man who
gives hwMUBe as E Igar Sherman, who appeared
to be insane. He was exansmed by l>rs. M>-Kiat
and .lohssAia, and afterward sent to the insaao
Two DtTflVEs?In the court In special term
-^? r?lav . < aroline Heintxler ws? divorced front
iilward HeiatxVer, cooxie*'d of blg.vmy, and
Emily Cbobbuck from H oil is Chubbtu-k,"on the
ground of cruel treatment and desertion.
Fro* the anther we have a copy of Towers'
Premium TabK'a. It Is hijb'y endorsed by sll
the finance aathoriuc in the city, and . setr*
to us a mot t rse'ul publication to ail person*
4ka!mg in gold, bonth, stocks. Ac.
From the National News Company 328 Penn
t} Irania arenue, we hare the illustrated ru??
Jv?art for August 10, the Dig's for August
and the 6'Ai??<> Co ?/i r tor August Mb
TIIE WASIIIXGTOX CAXAL.
ITS PAST AXD PRLKEAT CONDITION
Finn for IlsThoroiiKh Improvement.
It (? Btint .V?rro?r#4 from Sixth to
Strtnlttnlh f*trr*lB- Stj- Fr't of Wnt'r
ty Blttr Hunt a- fmiu
mblr It'harf frtiprrty I'ormtd?
Land Hrdmtmtd Tht Jmmei
?rttk (mmml? Other //><
Satisfactory ProyroM of the Work.
All to be I>?>ne fcy December 1st.
The ditch and common sower, knovm as tb?
Washington Canal, which hss boen % by-word
and rcprrach to this city, is at last about to be
subjected to a system of thorough improvement,
which. If le.t tree lrom injunctions and other
?lire calamities. will change it? character ma
Tenallv. n ith its foal condition for many rears
past the public are only too familiar. es|tecialiv
those who are Obliged to paw over it daily.
1 hat j.art between ITtli and 7th streets is in a
high state of nauseous fermentation al>ont eight
months of the twelve, and myriads of bubbles
c ntinually ooze up dur'ngthoae months through
a thick coating of green ?cum. diffusing through
out the atmosphere in its neigh'ooihood jwison
ons gnsses. which are wat ted in every direction
b^ the winds,spreading disease throughout the
that part between 7th and streets, for some
time familiarly known as "the meadows," from
its wild and swampy character, is perhaps less
dangerous, as there b not so much unwholesome
water for evaporation; portions of it being almost
dry land, except in cases of high tide or freshet.
when it is neariy ail submerged, small mud
islands totted with w ild gracs and weeds cropoinir
out here and there only.
That port'on t rom street to Maryland ave
nue was known as the "Cow Pasture'* until the
rect nt raids of the poundmaster in that direc
tion. At the present time it is covered with a
dens-growth ot \?ild o;.is and rank weeds, the
lurking place of hybrid ducks, polly-won and
South of Maryland avenue, as far down as
?irgima avenue, little is now known of it-? con
dition, as tew ]>cr ons at this season of the vear
venture very near it. The name it goes by iu
this neighborhood is the "Long Old Fields.-'
It will be remembered that about a year ago
the long-talked of
COSTBACT FOR CIEAMXO THE CAS Kb
TfSmr?U.J\a?*ara'''1 ,t0 Teemver Jfc Co.,
of i hiladelphia. and that later in t';e season
three dredging machines were brought here ard
?"'1? at the eastern t: rminusof the ditch.
At that time the mnd was thrown out on the
* hanks, to b? carted a^ray. but the weight was
too much tor the sustaining walls, which com
menced tumbling in. The next plan resorted to
was to float it away on scow? to a cove between
, the mouth of .he canal and Buzzard's Point.
This was afterwards stopjied on account of its
hiiing up the channel of the Eastern Branch,
! ainl the contractors soon afterw ards hauled up
for the s. asm, t rst, ho vever dredging a narrow
diteh up to the bridge for sewerage purp??\n
that neighborhood. Considerable trouble was
experienced, it will be seen, in finding a suita
ok place for the dei^its. The contractors ob
j tamed a tugboat and tiwed the scows down be
low Alexandria, to dump them tor a while, but
were prevented by the authorities.
I PEU31PT AITIOX OK THE BOAKI> OP PUBLIC
* . r:heP ,he Board of Public Works of the Dis
trietot Columbia entered upon their duties one
of the first things Uiey did was to order the
work t j be commenced at the western terminus
2 ?? ? ctn^? in<} **ie dredging-machines were
| around tothatpoint,and aspacewestofthe
; old Hood-gate# cut through the dvke sufficiently
to admit the machines into the basin. The
mud had formed here so that it was impossible
to get a flat-boat over this basin except at high
tide, and the machines had to cut their wa , I
tu t b> foot. A,id here, again, the same diffi
culties wire encountered at. in the Fast.-?
Branch?;he finding of a suitable place for de
iwfwi.il plan was the tilling up of
the hite Lot; also, the low grounds went ot
17th street and north of the canal up as lar as
the Skating Park; but as this would involve a
heavy expense for carting, tar beyond the ???
abnndoned thC aWruJ,riaUo11 bil>. >t was
KE.*T ,ASI> MORE ?A?im.E TLAJt
or the board, which was finally adopted, was to
dispose of the (hedged matter at a point ne*er
the ?cene of ?l-erations. and at the same time to
utilize it; and. through the advice of competent
ei.gineers, a wall is now being constructed each
side of the channel, commencing at the noint of
er trance to the basin of the o'd dike on the west
side, and extending due rorth to the southeast
coriHTot Gait's wharf, and running in a d'rect
.ire with it. making a continuous line of wall
1 lw the dike which connect*
*"h ,he Monument Lot. This wall is to be of
stone, sej on rows of piles cut orf below low
water mark, and w hen completed, and the space
between it And the old causeway filled in, w ill
a coKTmrorB i.i?te op wharp
a., the way down to the river channel, making a
most valuable wharf property tor the District.
.' J? ,1.'e ***??* Ot the channel (which is to be
1< l? feet w.de) a similar wall is now nearly com
pleted, running on a parallel line with the west
* !?,aI-omt near the northwest part of Eldo
rado Island. Here an angle of about fortv-five
degrees is made northeast rly a distance of
about <>ne hundred teet. when a cour-e is tlvn
taken due east, and continued to the uoin'
where the south wall of the canal terminate*
tM? i? t V *?eet The w !",,e ' "" -r-h of
this is to Ik- of wood, and is made with the view
or answering i.resent nun>oses. and at the same
time to form tne foundation for a more perma
nent wall at some lutureday.
The manner of constructing it ia bvdrivine
two rows of piles, the piles in the front rows
being five feet ai art. and driven down to a .-olid
foundation. Behind this is another row, for the
purpose ot tying, which is .U?ie by means of
ndled iron rods seven-eighths of an inch in
diameter, whichpass through from tlie iiont to
the rear piles. The front row are cut oft" about
on a le'Vtl with the north wall, and a terant
I ?"d.e ?? the end of e*ch, which tits iu a mortice
! V Jr'^h bridge Umbers, which run longi.
1 T?e?.t:"t.lrrv-e,1>;tl1: forminK a capping
cr plate. Behind this, and close together, are
then dr.ven sheet piles, which run about twentv
feet to a solid clay bottom. Those are all spiked
? to the capping at the top. Heavy logs are then
placed in the rear of the piling, and die iron
L roe's are run through a skirting of oak plank on
the face of the sheet piles, and o on through the
y timbers laying on the ground in the rear
of the ties. The mud when thrown over presses
the timber down deep behind the ties, and the
whole terms a firm wall.
THE PESTG* IS
to fill trt> the whole of this low marsh between
?"d the Monument grounds. This it
w.ll be remembered, was the plan pr??oscd
| years ago by Mr. Wm. Wise, former caual com
n"*sioner; and an area of seme
SEVESTEEH ACKE3 OP GROISD WILL EE BE
.. . . CLAIMED
thn'.and added to Uncle Sara's domain, at the
same time artordmg a most convenient place of
? [ 1 mU'V. A* belore stated, this wall
i >s not made so much with reference to a tierir>a
Luvt M an ' ^pedient, and mnv at
any luture time be replaced by a stone wall,
simply bv driving a row of pile? in front, and
cutting oft both the new and old piles b?iow
w ater, ot^the tops of which the plank mavbe
I iiv a foundation for a jiermanent wall.
The mett important featr-e, however, of the
whole work is the plan adopted of
| SAKBOWIXG THE CAMAL
I !^m. n-var'Kle JTth stre''t a11 tiie way to 6th
???? i^IulWttfk^Malre?dy been cominenced,
y rlnklnK a ,ro?t row of piles 70feet
I rlw.... l^urth..w ?'1' I'migmg the row near the
I Vt ti tana'' and is to continue to
of th' w pUe? are about four fe?t apart,
? J *l,ruct' are driven home to
frtm Vhi.'w"' ?,l?11' k^'d. an.l about tour feet
1.M J.V* ' ** ""ther at the same d stanee.
1 ?he tonsofwh"h'* ^^ cut ?." ",,der water, on
th*s timber there will be laid a i.Ui k rt.joi- a? ?
? joun^tion for the wall, which L to be tXn up
the north atde, and reUidon Uiis new fonn
fltt * rU.ip wl vaJ?**l???' ground 70
teet in wultli, lrom 6tb to ITtli Ntrect>, to the
, ^rporation property. A third row ot heavv
pdes. ten feet ai*rt, and in the rear will be
i driven, as Ues, exactly like that before described
on the opposite side, and to be tied with iron
^,^,-7.^' UU.U' A<r; The canal, between
J l,th streets, will then be 75 feet wide
?t k> now 1? feet wide. Ue'
are to be cnt off to suit, and arranged to snlns
tree passage to v.^ls ^S
I . This can be verv easily done
wd! The P1"1'*01 bridges
Uider, tlie geutlsman who
it as bis ooitiion. that this change can ea>ilv be
^ pl*n gglMUI>? u to construct a
i T * *nPP?rt- and swing them rn>ra
^Thv .hiBhTnt Wal1- Appliances are d"
i vised by which a man can swmg them around
almost as qoick a* a gate is opened and shut.
But m order to get the mud dredges through the
brvlges are to be floated around on one side by
m^n?..f propria* them up on ?cow?, which can
jery readily be done after the mud is removed
f""* ?ne sxle by the dredges.
j . The basin, from 7th to 17th streets, will be
dredged si* teet <ieep, and made
K AVlOABl* ron all SIZB KIT KB BOATS.
tfcvll T'^mvCT pn*bing this work, and has
* '^edging machines now employed, two
small ones and one of very large si J. which
fillip the scoop full of mud M)ne lortv feet
time. He has ab? the pile drWe? at work .-?
T' *n,y a?"a'ler one (Or
pHefc He has also a blacksmith*hop on
the g^JOTid. where all repair* are ma-l -. a,, | u,e
iivn bulto and spikes are fitted to suit th-ix
p aces. He has also plenty of wharf and bridge
timber on the ground, and th.? ^
work will all ik doxi by tbi first op
He is fortunate in bar ng the services a? ?up<?r
intendent, of Mr. Oge Rhinehf a praciic il
man and thorough mechanic.
THE KASTEKH HALF.
F.nti of 7th street the work of improvement
will be as thorough. The Tiber archaad
4? street sewer *ill V extendi, an.! a Urge
adliticn ma Je to the contemplated park. ami th"
.lames creek caral has been contracted lor a?i>l
I will probably be openet! before lite time above
COrJiCIL.-Bill. making sppr . '
chase a -ite f'>r a market h n?? o'latfu to pnr
cit> east of the Capital; for m th-r rtion ? f th.
saii^hni others; iu rcl ? ' pr-tttcii in of *m
cerUin bird*; fort* *" hilling and sal- of
Kidirly, K B F -* of J"hn O Connor. D. L
I Ornhan Aarl- "? D. P Hick ling. St. Anns
J R Cas Joseph oirirti, E.\ B B ?swell.
' T Wor.i Lineweaver, Joseph A. Daw, J.
H Jlnntr''' Henry K"lb. Caroline S'evens. Wm
Mr i? ? s Lovejoy; w-re all referred.
t'L , mith.frota the Committee on Health. A'v
'<?" and Charities, reports back the bill t.. p
ent and punish abortion. with uuienhn-nis, r-c .111
mending ita passage. Lai*! over and ordered to be
Council bill to equalize the salari s of police r.ffl
eers was t?k?-n np, land the House amendments
equalizing the pay of laborer* at the sta'i n-hvujoa
w ere concurred in. and the hill was pas*- .1
Mr. Pmlth, from the Committee on Health. A<r
lumsand t hanties. reported back the bill toer-ct
public:ur;nking fountains, recommending its pa=s
ft'i'w' / was then pi*ted II. use amendment
to bill f. r furnishing ?tati< n-li 'ii^?.,? concurred
in. and the bill pas- .I. Bill in relation to farmers'
ami butch-r? n.arke was. on mod. n of Mr. Hall,
recommitted to the Committee on Market*
Concurrent resolution for ad . ni wnent on the 16tli
instant w?.? taken up and paw.ni).
Sir. (iulick.fr. m the Committee on Finance, re
ported back the Mil providing f t whit w nhing th?
Police station-houses, withainendm-nts; which were
adopted. and the bill paired.
Mr. Unlick reporte.1 back the bill to pvr the Wash
ington and Rockv ille and Colombia Tin unite Coiu
punies for the value of their roads, declared free by
recent act ol Congress; which was road a third time
r. Sin ith, frorj th** Committer on Drai Micro, rc
btck the Mil trawferrin? th<? p w* r? ? f th ?
rtabr B- ardtothe B ard..f Public tforks, recin
mending its tamfe. Laidovrr.
Mr. Browne, Ir.'tn the c? nmiitteo of conference on
the disagreeing votes of the two II -I-,? ..n the bill
appointing police magistrates, submitted a renort
recemmetding that the words "Council .i.d' lj u*.'
(>r Delegates 1.-stricken out ?.f the bill, s>. is t .
leave the jm sti. n of appointment entirely with the
Governor. The rep-Tt was agreed to.
Mr. Gray called up the bill in relation to certifi
cate* of iut?rment. with amendment*; which were
agreed te>, and the bill parsed.
Mr. Browne submitted a re?.dution that the Ip>nse
of Delegate* be respectfully rtsju-.f l to trariMiiit
t" the I opncil voucher H.f a larg- number of pending
relief bills now bef r-tli?Council. Adopted
The House bill authorizing the Go\ern<>r to an
ticij ate the revenue to the extent of t,,r
purposes of us.provenietita in the I>i~trict of Co
lombia was read a tlist time and laid over A 1
HOUSE OF DELEGATES.?The Chair appointed
Messrs. Surges*, Brown ami Mchnightasa confer
.nee c. mmittee on th< nart of t!ie House on the disa
greepient npon the bill providing for .the app .int
ment of justices I t the peace. *
M r. Hall submitted a resolution that the Chief of
Ponce detail ;iu ad>li;ional number <>f the n ijr..
force to do auty iu the county, both day and ?ight ?
rjii-rnd Also, joint t,?- 'uti.n emo .wering the
Sir. Duk-on Introduced a bill that each or the
steam hiec mpa.; s <>t the fir-department of t*iis
District be h- rea ter known by the nam .>f ?M. tro
r Iran, a; d be num. rically arranged from No. 1 to
Mr Bosw. ll intr.slnce.1 a bill to provide forlayine
a sewer iu square No. JU. releired. A. i n ?ol i
tion providing I. r the printing in psniphlet form, of
f 1 L,h? rt'"y ?"*'rnor and Board
v ii r he application for an injunction
Mi M. ore ? ? I toHinend !.> adding th- ar- uni-nts
of counsel on 1 til side; rejected. Mr. B -.wen s res
olution was adopted.
Mr. Burgess introduced a bill authorizing the
Governor to contract with A. Webster, the present
Recorder of Deeds, f.?r the pi. p. r recerding of all
<r,i w;iU- onrec-rded by Jiui-s u.
U h''r,,v' 1 ?' contract m ice of the
jvork ?hall not ?iceed theamouiit .l ?he tee< allowed
by law tor smulsr serv ices. Referred to th- c. ni
mittee .>n the Judic'ary.
Mr ^c b'mons preat-uted a memorial fr .m property
holders on N strcei against the ra.lroad passing
through that str; et B^rerred s
Mr Llmd submitted ? re-olntlon to provide for
th- pr:rt:rg ol the argument of counsel jn the
iniuiictioii. ma^ uch as tiie <TOM'rner's reiilr which
rH|>er'ir'" |,e rented at thsVxpeude
\ Jr'ee.V to^ 11 ni tu lu> illCUlot'ou on 'he table.
Jlr Murray introduced bill to lav a water-main in
?ii A "" '' " streets. Keterr- .l.
Mr.Cox.fr m the Committee on National Bela
tions rep. rud favorably a bill ,n relation toth*
eatabh-hment f the American Printing House and
L Diversity for the Blind. Road and laid over
,, ? . M< KK i>krs?.\alit:es
Mr. Mc Knight, from the c. nCiaims. re
ported lavorably a bill f. r the relief of W A
r iHctn r.
Mr. Moore snored that it be recommitted to the
Mr. Moore said in view of this action h? must say
he nnstrnstrtl th- member fr m the ftftwnth (lis
fnot, aii*' t^'lt !i#* wax iut?*?! in th'1 ranaqure It
was. nly in accordance with the gentl man'o busi
a PBorEi.siosAL lobbyist.
as he cr.nld show.
The breaker called the gentleman to order.
Mr McKnight said " It 's a lie
be^ndr/g-ilVn" h"r""' ,l"'t ^' h language would not
h<' kr,"w if ? *tM>der Point, but
? ill I p.;sse-si ?1 .| miientsto pr .??? what ho
rai ; j hail tlio ?i-atl?-u*.4ii ? own reo-ipts, which
fr? Pr,A e that he wai interested in jobs
The >r? a!:^r a^ain . all^l meruher to'oHer
. ; i 1 11 :mK a that it waa
outol ?>rder for h iiu inU-r to make false. infa
rn \:; rhrirs?* s -*tiv*up* another ni^nih.-r. which he
(Mr. Woori ) cni.f! r"rf*.ni? with more assurance
?t-ml?er of any legislative b* dy in the
31 r Moore ?Well, I can prove all I say from the
records of the city.
Mr. Mc Knight.?I repeat, it is
ax :>famoc* lie.
?r .1? v '"i 111 tij^c*'nfu-i''H*<s ^-r -at, th ? rapping
of the ak.r and th-calls to order mingling witn
th> ex. it. d \ ._-ie. s of th- t wo m- nibers, but th- gavel
final.;, prevailed, and comparative .|niet ensu<d
when Mr.Cap pte.il m-ved to su.-p-ud the rules to
consider the bill appropriating
S.rUO.li;> FOB IMPROVEMENTS
In the I>i?trict of Colunibia. w hich w as agreed to
The anittli.imelit proposed b> Mr M e.re was reject
fd. Mr. Cauiple-U aaid that while he agreed iu the
jentim.nts of thepr amble to the substitute offered
l>5 Mr. B< swell, he moved, as it was nnneces..ary,
that it be ctrickcn from the bin. fhe motion was
aareedt.?vens9; nay? '_Me.srs Bos well. Brown,
lattiniy. M< kii.ffht Llo\d. voting no. Tne nub
s. lute reported by toe committee w as then adopted?
yens 16; nay l.i Mr Lloyd:)and the bill was ?**s~,i?
yeas 17; nay 1, Mr Lloyd voting no. Absent, Messrs.
Ca?nn, Pa\ m. Kimin aii<l llat kne<*g.
fr"ln ,lie committee of conference on
the bill in relatf- n to justice* of the peace, made a
report, rec. mm. uding that all relating to contiriua
ti. n be stricken out. On motion of Mr. Casein, the
report was laid over.
Council bill imposing
TAXES TOR THS TEAR 1ST1
was tak^n from the table and riferre-d to the Com
mittee on Laws and Jndit iary.
On motion of Mr. B .swell, the roles were suspend
ea, and the House proceeded to the consideration of
tlie < onncil Hmerdments to the aFsessnient bill.
The Couneil ane-tiuuients w-re all concurred in.
and the bill passed.
The bill authorizing the National Junction Rail
r. ad t in,| uy to tunnel N street wh- taken up a-id
several amendments pr .posed, which were ordered
to 1 e printed ami the bill 'aid over informally
Council resolution in relation to the Gee.rgetown
market ws? concurred in.
Mr. Campbell, from the Committee on Appropria
t. ii?. re port. 1 favorably a bill appropriating So.u *)
"r tne contingent exp uses or th- House and S5.UU0
tor the Council. Also, bill appropriating $lJxw? for
c'eai.njg Pennsylvania avenue. Also, bill aprr.pri
aling 5 jJ j for theexpense? of the Board of Ue.tlth
%? a t'me and laid over.
Mr. Davis introduced a resolution instructing th"
Committee on Lav.s and Judiciary to inquire into
and report y. hat charges are necessary iu the pras
tice aud jurisdiction ot the District Courts. Adopted.
AsMHKuienta nutl Taxo?.
AS IMPOKTANT BILL PASSED.
Taxable I'roprity under the yew Government.
The bill j.roviiVng for the appointment of go
per.nteiielent of a.-~e^-me-iits and taxes and U
H.sKirs. and lor the immediate a>ses.?ment and
valuation ot r<.?l. mixed and )*T.-s>nal prot>erty
in the D'strictof Columbia, which linally passed
both house* of the Le gislature yesterday evening,
au.b" ?-.ze-e the Governor to appoint a superiutendent
or asseM-ments and taxes auua Mssessurs therebir,
w hi ?e duty it pball be lorthuith to assess, or came
to be assessed, all the piopertv mentioned in the bill
as subject to taxation, and said assessors shall per
fcouall) ir.sp. ct all real est ite. and ttv its valae, and
nnike a return then ot to the sunerintendent Th?y
shall also ascertain from each individual w hat pro
perty other tbau i al he may be the owner of or may
hold ui ttu-t. and value the same as nearly as possi
ble at the public or marketatle value thereof. They
shall rio.k,- returus of t.ie assessment and valuation
or real, personal, and mixed property, without uu
necessary delay, and at such time or times ad the
superintendent may pre-cribe.
section i provides that all real, mixed and per
?onal property in the District of Columbia, winch
may be owned or held by auy inhabitant thereof,
"Uner in his own right or as the agent, attorney
trustee, guardian, or administrator or executor of
any and all ether persons or estates, be, and the
same is hereby. maue and declared taxable property,
mimI liable to at?eemum?lit and valuation: Provided,
That nothing contained in the act shall be construed
to authorue the assessment and valuation of, or the
levying of anyuxupen any beds, bedding, house
hold furniture , stoves and cooking utensils, not ex
ceeding three hundred dollars in value; on any mo
cbanics tooto and unpletn?nts of trade or business,
of the value of t?s hum I red dollars; stock for carry
|n? tutuwM, to the value of three hundred dol
lars; on the library and implements of a professional
man or artist, of U*- value of three hundred dollars
on ahorse, mule,orvoke of oxen, a cart, wagon, or
dray , ami harness for such team, and used in the
regular busings of the owner or owaera lor such
team; on 1 anting utensils aa l t.xds, the value of
i fhree hundred dullars; on lauily pictures and faiu
l Uy libraries, of the value of four hundred dollars
on one cow, one nunne, six sheep; ou houses of pub-'
j Be worship; hospitals, orphan and other asyhims
for the aid '4 the po^r and destitute; burying
grounds belonging to the L'uited State*, g *k1s
wares, and utereijatKlise. or other article of foreign
ord.imeatie growth, production, or manufacture in
the lianas of licensed wholesale and retail dealers'
articles manufa< tared in this District iu the hands
of the manufacturer, or his agent or agents; st.ieks
in any banking, insarauce, or other incorptrated
or uninc^p-iial si c.?pany. bicated or establish-d
beyond the liaittH of this District, upou which tax is
laid and cdlectdd, on which, by law. is exempted
front taxation by the ???te or power withiu whose
jurisdiction socb b inking. insurance, or other incor
porated or unincorporated c<?ip*ny mar bs located
or estMblishtd. stocks or public securities of the
Cun .i Mat ? ami >f th* District of Colombia, of
an\ htate, city, or town upon which a tax is laid and
collected by the (N?veniMent or jurisdiction by which
or withiu which suab stocks and public securities
may have been Issued; hackney carriages, carts,
drays. *r.d wagons running under license by this
District; the horse* used for the sam?; promissory
notes, drafts, bills of exchauge, and other evidences
of d*bt in the ordinary business or occupation of the
peowe. and not held for pr. fit or as investments; or
on the pe r?u.nn lor mixed property of persons residing
'5 KWto of Columbia in the .fflial discharge
eif legislative or judicial duties under the National
actions provides that the assessment of all prop
ertjr fha.l be made iu tl.e Lame of the owners? hereof,
or in the names uf the trustees or guardians thereof,
. Ws'hingtcn and Georgetown, on real estate,
.?rding to tL. number of the niiare* ami b>ts
. a; ' the nnruber of square or sinsrficial feet
in each .-luare or K>t, or parts of a lot. Tin* improve
in < at* on p?ch MjMrr or lot shall be assess-d and
separately trim the squares oc lots on which
iite\ majr ik- erec!>-d, and :he char* ter thereof shall
).<' B'HtiiiKHi u D' vis as p?sibh ?e?arate lists
I of tin Mi ssedai.'! vsin.d pr perty shall (k> made,
rtif t real property and >ne wl personal and mixed
fir* nons 4.5 and <' pre?-r:be the oaths to be tnk' U
, by the snpet .nter 'tit and assessors, aiid by the
111 owners of pr perty
Jv-rti.>n < rescrii-s th' <inti? s of owners In regard
t turr dung lir-t- of tiit-ir t>r- peity, according to
pi d lofM, and tin tlie penalty at a fine of
i not less than ?? i,;i ro re than 9Mi for neglect or
I ri tucal of property owner* to make such true lists
Bee S That n r??c hit iktwti at whme rwirt-nc*
* blank r??trr. ?hsll bare been left shall n"?!"-! or
refuse to till tip the name and return it to the asses
sor a* r? <iuired, each assessor shall, within five days
after the i>erio I d*oiifiiated for a return, call at the
residence of the person where the f tbi of return
may have l-een left, and ascertain whether the per
son for who* it was l?*tt wa? at 11>" i itn? ?rfhtv*'
atter in snid district, and at his resideuce, ami if so.
he shall, on his ewn knowb-dge, or on the l>est infor
mation tie may obtain. assess with such prop-rty.
mixed and personal, as he may d<-t m jnst. and such
HUH io-nit nt shall, in all r?-p'*cts, be regarded .w cor
rect ; and in every case of refusal to make the required
return, the assess. >r shall report the same under oalh
ti the sui' lintendont of ?-"-*?n!ents and t?T"?. who
shall transmit the *ame to the Attorney ,.f the l?is
trict i>f Columbia; thereupon th- party against whom
the c niplrunt ? hall be made shall be proceeded
against in the Police Court, us was provided for in
Section y makes It inewnbent on each assessor to
reiul-r returns to the superintendent of assessments
and taxes within five davs after the reception of re
Si-ction It' makes the superintendent of a?sessm< nt
and taxes, with four of the UMeasors, to be designated
by the Governor, a board of api>ea1s. wh < shall, iin
n:odiafely ait-Tth* rec?j)ti->ii of the returns of the
assessors, hold ?-e?si' ns for the pnrp??c of correcting
an- errors which may be brought to their attention.
Action U provides that the ?upei iutendi nt shall,
imnit liately aft. r his appointment and qnalitieatiou.
prepare a form f"r returns of mix'-d and p?rs >nal
property. which shall contain an enumeration sched
ule id' such property tnade taxable by this bill. clas>
ified accordtr>r to the several kind": and that he shall
hav e a sufficient l umber of said fornix printed for
distribnt' n by the assessors to enable them to
furnish eat h taxable inhabitant- with a cony thereof.
Se tion 12 gives the superintendent ami assessors
power to administer oaths.
B' ction 13 and last provide* that in view of the
emergency arising from the necessity of an immedi
ate nvf-ni' iit hi d valuation of the taxable proper
t> in said District, this act shall take ellect >mni< di
:it< 1, upon its parage and approval.
Sercrant Franklin killed a mad dog on 13th,
near 1 street northwest, last night.
Gen. Chipman will be serenaded tn-ui^lit by
tht Ordvav Guards, Col. Wm. Bo wen.
The students of the medical department of
Georgetown College " excurse" down the river
to-morrow afternoon on the steamor Express.
The raee tor a purse of ?j-200 between the vachU
Cuilew and AViteh 11 the Wave, on Monday
next, is exciting a gr? it d??al of interest.
The hackmeii say that twelve of the principal
lively stable men only pay j^-to.1? annually for li
censes; not sirJ.ooo, 'published.
A camp meeting com menoes at Good Hope,
about one mile from the Eastern Branch bridge,
on the ltitli instant.
The statement that the German daily paper of
th's city had suspended isonly half true. A half
sheet will be issued for a few days, when the
paper will resume it* full size.
Howard I>ivision, S. of T., paid a visit to the
T*. S. M. A. Temperance Society at the Sol
diers' llcmc lai-t evening, and had a pleasant
.Mr. C. IT. Ilolilenhas commenced the erection
of ten of a block of twenty fonr-story brick
houses on the w est side of 11th, between (J and
P streets northwest.
A colored laborer r.am d .Tollnson was killed
at llyattsville, Aid., yesterday, by tlie falling of
a 1 uilding in process'of erection. Several other
men were severely injured.
The Cooke Kifle.s held a meeting last evening;
after whic h, they were drilled by Capt. Tyler.
This company now numbers about ninety niem
The Board of Public Works have directed that
Carroll Spring, east of New Jersey avenue and
north of Virginia avenue, on Capitol Hill.be
put in good repair, as far as regards its surround
Kikorought to improve the shining hours while
the aqueduct bridge is undergoing repairs, by
taking up and resetting his abominable cobble
stone arrange merit on the Georgetown side of
that bridge; but will he ?
Mr. Geo. A. T.ane. who advertised four houses
for sale in The Star recently, sold three of
them to persons who saw the' advertisement
within three days afVr it appeared. Who says
adrertWac don't pav
A hav mare, attached to a no-top buggy, the
property of John Bligh, was stolen yesterday
from the corner of 12tli and C street. ' Another
horse, the property of Mr. 11. Greer, was stolen
trom the corner *th andM streets last evening.
At a meeting of the Fourth Ward Working
men's Republican Club last night, several ad
dresses on the subject of improvements were
trade, and a series of resolutions adopted en
dorsing the action of the citizens' meeting held
at Lincoln llall on Monday night.
Tlic Injunction Bn<ifnr^ Not Yet
Poilprn*?'nt I'ntil the S'pt'irihrr T*rm.
The Injunction case came up again yesterday
before Judge VVylie, for the puri>osc of making
the formal injunction on the Board of Public
Works not to issue the *4,0oo,tmo improvement
bonds. The injunction was about to be issued,
when the complainants' counsel stated that
ow ing to the absence of some of the injunction
ists from the District it would not be possible to
complete and file the engagement of indemnity
for all damages resulting from the injunction, as
required by the court. Time was granted them
until the first Tuesday in September for this
purpose, and the court,"after continuing in force
the preliminary restricting order of July 25th,
aijiourmd until its Sept* mt>er term.
Those who have so far signed the Stipulation
are Geortre W. Biggs. H. S. Davis, James B.
Dodson, J. B. Mohun, George H. Plant, Thomas
li. Hume, James B. Bryan. John Purdy, A.
Grant, J. Van Kiswlck, and W. G. Metzerott.
A Cape Undf.k the Fiftenth Amendment.
Henry Muxon, charged with refusing ti serve
Martellus West with eatables and drinables at
his restaurant?West being a black man?was
arraigned before Judg <iray to-day. Marcellus
testified that he applies at "the bar for drinks,
and was refused; that he asked for his reason,
which he refused to give; that lie (West) charged
t:t>on him that it was by reason of his being a
black man; that several white men came in at
that time and got drinks. Mr. Cahill, corpora
tion attorney; Henry Himber, and other gentle
men w ere w ith him ut the time. His object was
to see whether or not Moxon would refuse him.
At this point the court ruled that the warrant
w as defective, and Mr. Cahill asked leave to
This was granted, and that portion relating
to .-ace and color was stricken out.
Witnesses for defence testified to the disor
derly conduct of West on the occasion, and that
he threatened to make it cost Moxon ?50.
Mr. Hine, counsel for defence, argued that it
had not been proved that Moxon is the proprie
tor of the place. The Court ruled that it is in
cumbent on the prosecution to prove that the
place is kept by Moxon, w hich not being done,
he dismissed the case.
lie a r.n of Health?The committee of the
Bourd of Health on deodorizing night soil by
the earth system submitted a favorable report
at the meeting of the board last night. The re
l>ort was adopted. The appointment of officers
tor the new bureau of inspection was discussed
at some length, when finally the further consid
eration of the subject was iK)8ti>oncd. I>r. Bliss,
from the committee to investigate a sewer near
Howard University, and also Trobriner's bone
factory, reported that they were nuisances, and
sliouhl be abated. His report was referred to
the sanitary officers for immediate remedy. A
number of communications were read and re
ferred. I)r. Verdi ottered a resolution, which
was adopted, that the commissioners of the
Washington Asylum be informed that it is the
desire of this board that they should make a
permanent rule providing that small-]K>x pa
tients be supplied with a new suit of clothing
when leaving said hospital, for the pur[K>se of
w hich they should enter an Item in return bill of
appropriation for the support of the small-pox
TheWarhuotok Rifles held a meeting
last evening at the office of the Grand Army
Journal, John L. Clem, president pro tern in the
chair; Messrs. T. J. Newton and C.T.Davis
secretaries. This organization is composed of
young men from the ages of 18 to 22 years. A
constitution was adopted and the rolls were
signed by 44 members. The following were then
elicted: ^>t. Wm. T. Collins, presiuent of the
civil organization; Hon. H. D. Cooke, Gen. N.
P. Chipman, Col. T. Lubey, Col. H. G. Otis,
Col. W . F. Morse, W. W. Carter, Esq., of Balti
more, Gen. O. O. Howard, and Caj>t. A. Grant,
vice presidents; treasurer, E. N. Water; corre
sponding secretary, W. C. Duval; reoordine sec
retary, A. M. Stout. Military organization?
Captain, John L. Clem; 1st lieutenant, H. H.
Arnold; 2d lieutenant, T. John Kewton, brevet
second, C. T. Davis.
Akothkr Svddx* Death.?Mr. George A.
Burch, an old and well-known citizen, residing
at No. 306 10th street northweat, died suddenly
at about 9 o'clock last night. He had been com
plaining of feeling unwetl for several days past,
and just before his death drank about a quart
of ice water. In a few minutes after, he was
seized with convulsions, and died almost imme
diately. Tlie coroner viewed the body but
defined an inquest unnecessary. The deceased
was aliout fifty-three years old, and a plasterer
by trade. Dn?. Reilly and Gardner were in at
ten< lance, but could not avert a fatal termination
of his illness.
Th* fcweral of tlie late A. H. Thompson,
took place from the East Washington M. E.
Church yesterday afternoon, and was largely at
tended. The service* were ootid acted by the
I>a*tor, Rev. Joseph P. Wilson. The procession
marched to the Congressional Cemetery (where
the remains were Interred) in the following order:
Junior Tent of Rechabites, Eagle Tent, senior;
members of the Sabbath school, member.* of the
I congregation and lrietids of the deceased. The
services at the grounds were conducted by lJigh
Chief Ruler Thomas B. Marche, of the I. O. K ,
of which the diet ased w as a prominent member.
G EORGMETO ffN.
Another Break in the Canal.?Collector
Blunt received a telegram last night from Sandy
Hook. Md., stating that another break had
occurred about eighty miles up the canal, on
Federal Level, MercerTille, near the Burnt
W:ir, house A subsequent dispatch brought the
intelligence uiat the pres- nt break is just below
the last break near Sharp-burg. and is consider
ably larger. It occurred at5.3(> yesterday morn
ing" Nothing further lias been" received at the
Collector's office to indicate the length of time
which will b?' required to repair the damage.
Mr. George Waters has received advices from
the break, dated yesterday morning, which state
that at that time it wa? one hundred and fifty
yards wide, and that it *ae hourly becoming
Receipts of Grain?Mr. George Waters has
received,per canal boat, 3,100 bushels of wheat:
Hartley <v Brother have received, per canal
boat t"-. B. Hartlev. a.xot bushels of wheat; per
schooner Hazard, from Alexandria, l.ion bu*h
el* of w heat; and i>er schooner Margaret Ella,
from the tame place, 1,200 bushels of wheat
and corn: B. Talbott has received by canal, 750
bushels of w heat.
The Bridoe Street Bridoe?Workmen are
engr.ged to-day In removing a portion ot the
flooring of this'structure and replacing it trith
new material. Travel is not interreupted by
these repairs, which will be completed to-dav.
The Boat Race on the 19th inst Three
>>oats have been entered for the race on the
river between the Three Sisters and Analostan
L-lai d on the 19th inst. The different crews are
practising over the course every evening, and
considerable interest in the result is exhibited.
Merchants' Exchange?Offerings to-day,
7,Tit' bushels of wheat; sales, 80 bushels at SI -31 w,
3.100 bushels at S 1.33,3,800 bushels at $1.40, 130
bushels at ?1.41, 150 bushels at ?1.45, 275 bushels
at *1.4IS)j, and 100 bushels at SI.50.
Mayfield & Hieston arc in receiptor coal
ptr canal boats An tie tain and George Washing
More Snakes?The killing of a mocasin
snake on Washington street was mentioned a
few days ago. One morning since then a snake
of the" same species crawled out of a log of
wood that a wood sawyer was sawing in the
yard of a gentleman residing on Cameron
street, and a short time afterwards, while the
wife of the same gentleman was arranging some
fern that she bad purchased from a market man,
she was very much alarmed at the sight of the
head of another ot the same sort of reptiles pro
truding from the leaves she was handling?and
it wasn't a snakv morning either.
Railroad Stock Bins??35,500 was bid
by the B. & O. R. R. for the 2<?00 shares of
common stock and the ?5000 of dividend scrip of
the O, & A. 11. R., offerred for sale by the
eorioration. The Pennsylvania Central, it is
said, made an offer for the same interest, and
also lor the looo shares of preferred stock adver
tised, but it is not known how much they offered.
Application for an Inunction.?Argu
ments in the case of an application for an in
junction restraining the \\ estern Union Tele
graph Company from removing the lino ot the
Southern Atlantic Company from the route of
the O., A. & M. R. R.. were heard to-day by
Judge Underwood at Chambers. Judge Wil
loughby appeared for the Southern Atlantic,
amlF. L. Smith for the Western Union. The
decision was postponed until the 5th of Septem
ber Gazette, last evening.
Vessels Wanted Vessels are now scarce
at this port, and coal ami other freight plentiful
in supply. Treigbts are consequently good
particularly for light draft vewmsls.?Standard <&
The Teas. Coffees and Spices to be found
at the American Tea Store, corner 7th and I
streets, are always of the Ireshest and purest
description, and the prices at which they are
sold arc such as to entitle the enterprising pro
prietor to the distinguished title of "the joor
man's friend." Buy of Dowling, and save your
Lewis Rice for more than a generation has
catered to the public, (a most exacting critic,)
as proprietor of the American Hoife, Boston.
To-day, as ever during that long test, the house
of which he is the head stands at the head of the
New England hotels.
Dtpteppia Deptrovs the Teeth, unless its
effects are counteracted by that pure vegetable
tonic and antiseptic Sotudont. No bodily disease
can impair them if this antidote to all corrosive
elements that act upon the enamel is regularly
There is no excuse for those who drag their
weary and diseased bodies into our company,
when a few doses of Ayr's Sarsaparilla would
cleanse their murkv fofood and restore their
health and vigor. Ye muddy victims of bilious
disease, have some regard for your neighbors, if
not for yourselves.
Weak hair is strengthened by the use of
Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer.
Dr. White, Chiropodist, extracts Corn
relieves and cures Bunions, Bad Nails, &c.,
without pain. Rooms No. 535 15th street, oppo
site Treasury, Washington, and 7, North
Charles street, Baltimore.
Icb Cream.?Harvey & Holden, comer 11th
street and Pennsylvania avenue, deliver the
finest quality of Ice Cream to all parts of the
city, in quantities to suit the purchaser. tf
During the Prevailing Hard Timet
It becomes every one to economize in their ex
penditures. In the article of clothing alone, a
sufficient saving can be effected to mitigate in a
measure the prevailing scarcity of money, at
P. Wallach'b, corner 4% st. and Pa. ave.
He offers this opjxjrtunity to the public by
selling the best articles of clothing that can be
obtained, at from 15 to 20 per cent, cheaper than
anv other house.
thn'tfail to give me a (.all.
631 Penn. avenue, comer 4>4 st
Ladies' Undergarments of all descriptions,
on hand and made to order, at very reasonable
prices, at C. Baum's Undergarment Faatory,
7th street, Intelligencer Building.
Ora Dollar Kid Gloves are the best im
ported, and always the largest assortment of
sizes and colors, at C. Baith's Kid Glove Depot,
7th street, Intelligencer Building.
Ever since tne sewing macnine was invented
many attempts have been made to construct a
fcrst-class machine that could be sold at a rea
sonable price. To the McLean Hi Hooper and to
the Wilson Sewing Machine companies belongs
the credit of having succeeded in attaining this
object. The McLean Hooper-Company has pro
duced a machine which sews directly from two
F}*ools, forms the elastic lock-stitch, and runs
lighter than any other machine using two
threads. The Wilson Shuttle Machine bears the
palm of excellence as a first-class tailoring ma
chine, being more durable in construction and
better in the arrangement of its working parts,
thereby producing a lighter running and more
easily managed shuttle machine than anv ot its
comi?etitors. Price list;?McLean Hooper
machines, *40, ?45, ?55 and ?75; Wilsen'sJ?40,
?45, ?50, ?75, ?105 and ?125. A. & I. Rosen
thal, No. 404 7th street, are the agents, and sell
these machines on very accommodating terms.
Two show cases lor sale at Prince's Bazar,
1006 Pennsylvania avenue.
Hoof Skirts of the best material, made to
order, and always a good assortment on hand;
sold at reasonable prices, at C. Baum's H^op
Skirt Factory, 7thstreet, Intelligencer Building
Caution?Be\oare of impottortl?As some un
scrupulous parties are in the habit of stating
that their places of business are branch stores of
the Original Franc, I hereby notify the public
that I have nob ranch stores, and that 1 have no
connection with any similar institution in this
city. The Original Franc, dealer in Gent's
Furnishing Goo<ta, 431 7th St., between D and E.
Cowling's Patented Necktie Fastener.
for sale wholesale and retail, at the Original
Franc's, 4317th street, between D and K. No
Great Variktt in White Shirts?one,
two or three pleate?eyelets, buttons or studs?
Oi>en in front or in back?all sites?at the Origi
nal Franc's Gent's Furnishing Store, 431 7th
street, at Popular Prices. No branch stores.
BctThi Celebrated " Frano" Collars,
the best Paper Collar in the market, for sale
only at the Original Franc's, 4317 th street. Look
for 1 the name. No branch stores. 4,4
Ladik* will please call and see our Improved
styles of Corsets, all made of the best materials,
and every pair warranted to fit. C. Back, Cor
set Manufacturer, 7th st, Intelligencer Build
Hexpler has all kinds thermometers and
AT COST! AT COST ! 1
A FOR THIRTY DAYS,
The entire stock of the Georgetown Dollar Store,
MUm 73 High Street.
Our stock of BOOKS. 8TATIQNXRY. MTJ8ICH
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, CHILDREN'S CAR
RIAGES, and all kinds of FANCY ARTICLES, is
very large, and will be sold at priooa to suit the
Several Parlor Organs and fine Piaaos very low.
? second-hand Piano at f
PO? * gELIGSON,
el4-w,s,1f Georgetown. D. C,
P'AgH PAID FOR LADIES', GENT'S AND
V; CHILDREN'S CAST - OFF CLOTHING.
SOOTS, SHOES, etc., at L. GRADWOHL'S, 173)4
ridge street, Georgetown. Note by mall frtsi
Georgetown or Waahhwrton attended to. ocfUy
A LEXANDRIA HIGH SCHOOL ? Boarding
IX Sekool for Boys? The Third Annual fcessiou
will commence September 30tb. Pupil* pr pareJ
for college or bus'neas. For Catalogue, giving ample
reference* and full particulars, address either <>f the
Principal* at Alexandria. CHARLES 8. TAYLOR
and JOHN 8. BLACKBl'RN, Associate Princi
FAMILY SUrrLIES, &c.
FLOI R DOWJin
FLOCK DOW* in
DO HOT RE DECEIVED,
FLOUR HAS DECLINED. AND THOSE WHO
PATRONIZE r? WILL RECEIVE THE
BENEFIT OF THE DECLINE.
PRICE REDUCED FROM 50c. TO 81 PER BBL ,
ACCORDING TO BRAND.
HAMS AND BACON.
Wp h*Tc jnst received several very heavy invoice ,
BREASTS?Extra Cured lie
HAMS-Sugar Cur 1*1 l*c
HAMS " " .... ITc
HAMS?Extra Sugar Cured l?c
(Best New Tork Brandt.)
"A" COFFEE.jClari ??!.>..
DEMERARA, Very Light Brown.
" Good 7 tc
" Choice lOOc
" Extra Fine 140c
JAPAN,Good ? 75c
" Choice 100c
" Extra Fine Silver Leaf. l?Oe
OOLONG, Good. 50c
" Better 7 5c
" Choice J 00c
" Extra Fine ?. I '2fic
ENGLISH BREAKFAST, Choice. tOOc
" " Extra Fine 185c
" Choice i 50c
" Extra Fine lTfic
Aa will be seeu by the above lint our stock com
prise* sixteen different varieties, of which we have
a large supply now on hand, and are constantly re
ceiving fresh inToicea, and oar facilities for obtain
ing and receiving the same are snch aa that we haTe
no hesitancy in asserting that we are able to compete
fnlly with any house this side of New Tork.
Our stock In this line is a!?o Large and Complete.
JAVA?Old Government Roasted.. 30e
JAVA? " " Green ~ *5e
JAVa?Choicest Old Government Roasted 35c
JAVA?Choicest Old Government Green SOc
M A RACAIBO?Roasted SOc
MABACAI BO?Green. _ii5c
RIO?B<-ft Roasted JJ 5c
RIO?Best Green...?. iiOc
RIO?Good Green.?. ,17c
In abort, we make a specialty of the
and make it our study to fnmlsh the very 6tit of
everything in the way of family
Our facilities for baying and freighting are unsur
passed. and we gmarantee to sell aa low as any
other house in the city, as also to give
the article?and r*an
Uiv?as represented, or
ELPHOKZO TOrXGS * CO.
OPPOSITE PATENT OFFICE.
ELPHONZO YOUNGS. 1
WM. HJKAEB. < jy!4-tf
&T SMALL PROFITS.
We respectfully call the attention of purchases to
ovr stock of
which we are selling at a very small advanco.
TO OVR IHOICE BRANDS OF
WINES, BR AS DIES,
AT VERT LOW FIGCRES.
METZUER * BTEE9,
417 SEVENTH ST REEl,
mhM-tr _____ Next to Odd Fellows's Ha
DROWK1SG dk HIDDLETOH
*-* would respectfully axk a trial o their
fine OOLONG TF. A. at Jl per pound, as it liu^M
been pronounced by connoisseurs Uw finest inlm
the market. L*
FINEST TOl'NO HT80N,
FINEST ENGLISH BREAKFAST,
all new crop, and at grestly reduced prices, at
BROWNING A MIDDLE TON'S,
614 Pennsylvania avenue.
MOCHA, OLD GOVERNMENT JAVA,
CEYLON. LAGCAYKA. MA RACAIBO. RIO,
ROASTED COFFEE ALL GRADES.
For sale low, by
BROWNING A MIDDLETON,
614 Pennsylvania avenue,
No. 1 MESS MACKEREL.
No. 1 GEORGE 8 BANK MACKEREL,
No. & FAT MACKEREL,
No. 1 ECONOMY SHAD,
ST. JOHN ALE WIVES,
PORTSMOUTH SPLIT HERRING,
CODFISH and 8CA.LED HERRING.
For sale low, bv
BROWNING A MIDDLETON,
614 Pennsylvania av enue,
Depot for Prmtl'f Non Erwlotir* AttrmMCHl.
J n?t received, J.UUU gallons Pratt's ASTRAL OIL,
warranted not to explode. Trade supplied at New
York prices, by BEQWH1H0 4 MIDDLETON,
614 Pennsylvania avenue.
Our stock of WINES and LIQUORS is very com
plete ,iu>d cannot be surpassed by any this side of
New Tork. It comprises the best brands of Cham
pagne, among which can be found?
" t. Roederer'e "Carte Blanche1' Champagne,
?re. CDeauot is.
Moett A Oiandar,(Green Seal,) do.
G. H. Mumm's"Dry Verseuay" do.
Chae. Hexisieck do.
Pleasant Valley "Carte Blanche" do.
Pleasant Valley ''Paris Exposition" do.
Hennessy A Co. Cognac Brandy, _
Otard, Dupy A Go. Cognac Beandy,
California Brandy, Madeira Wine,
Muscat, Pure Malagl,
For sale lo?, b|e0w?ihq k miDDLETOE,
614 Pennsylvania a\ eut?,
SHERRY WINE IN BOND.
We have a few Qr. casks very pale and delicate
flavored SilEhKYln the Custom House ia George
town, D, C., which we will eell at a very small ad
vance. It U wine of our own importation (ram the
celetrated homee of Ysaet, Cadis, and has been pro
nounced br judges the finest wine this side the
Atlantic. Bern pies can be seen at o?r Stere.
We are Bole Agents for the District, for J. H.
Martin A Co.'s world renowned PURE WHEAT
WHISKT, dist*!l,-d fran the beet grain expressly
for medicinal uses. The tradx supplied at distiller4
prices, hy BROWNING A tuDDLETON,
fe4 <14 Pennsylvania avenue.
PURE WHISKIES.?Keller, Baker, Grey, Gaff,
BRAND Y.-Vintage of 1MB.
GIN, SHERRY WINE, Ac
Special attention psiid to Wines and Ujiontor
Medicinal and Family use.
A Genera} Assortment <>f FINE GROCERIES,
HAMS and BACON, BUTTER CHEESE, CANNED
CHAS. A. APPEL,
je2#-)y corner lXh and f,
FAMILY SrPPLIES, Etc._
JX PROTECT THE PI BLIC AUaINST BIUB
ASD ALL IMP* SITIOS I
C. B. O'HIBE * BOJS.
FLOUB STILL L"WrB'
Superior F*?ilr Floor. n?*1 to MV in th* ciif.
92.15 per )i btrrrl ??. k??"rj t-arr.1
and sack warranted
Welch's Brrt Family F! nr. #2-VpT V barrel sark.
SUGAR POWS !
Best WMte rinni'-'l >n?r. IS rent* P*r lb.
CrasbM. Powdered and Grantilate.1 14 eta.
GREEN GINGER GREKV
GREEN GINGER GREEN GINGER
FRENCH WHIT* WINK VINEGAR
PI'RK CIDER VINEGAR.
Large Arrival of _
SPARKLING CATAWBA. ANGELICA.
An.l oth?-r B ISBS
HAMS. HAMS. HAMS, HAM?.
!W-?t uuality Cum oir-d,
17. n. 17 II IT. IT.
Buyers will take notice that we sell our Ham* bv
their Actual Weight. Other dealers mark th'-ir
ham on arrival. and a* they luaeo.nilmblr lis
weight. consumer* will seethe advantage of buying
?UV5 tr C. S. O n\R* * SON^
n|T'S ALL BO. I'VE BEEN TO SEE I"
BRAT A HRO.
PELL Tnr TEST GOODS IX TIIEMARKE.
3il PESNA. AVENl R ? North Side.)
Light Brown Sugar. .lellS <"ts per p- m* 1
est IMnfrvr? Sugar. 15*?c. per lb
rot fi? bif>r. i? hltc,I Uc prr lb.
V Urrol Flour. (IA<
? Tioice Extra Flour. ? J.
BeautituI F*milt Flour. ?C 25.
Best in the world;
I'awwrd t B"?t Cincinnati brand Sagar enred Han*
I*, per lb.
Cassard a heat Breakfast Bac.<? j ?u*ar cared. M 1 >hC
('assart a b *t Sh 'iM'n-. ( plain.i 9r. p- r lb.
Old G. J"ra,(gr-en.l>7c. per lb
Old G. Java.iroasted.iSSr. per lb.
Mocha. i green.' S6c p rib.
Mngnavra?green. IV.; masted. JTe per R>.
Best *li??gr?-en. *?<?., n?<t<4,Mc. p?i lb.
Deet OolongT'-a #?c. per lb.
Bet-* Engl.sh Breakfast Tea. ?1 P>r lb.
Green Teas?go,*l. *>< ,prinn #1; lww?t. ?! 2S?*1 ?
peril". Gunpowder Tea?foo4.01.b~ct oolv *1 *>
per lb. Prints Japan Tea.SSc. per lb. But iu
the market, #1 p-r ll?
N> w Patent of Preeerv log Jar* at a ch'-ap price
Also, just received, Salm >u in oil, aud Sugar cure 1
BEST FAMILY FLOUR,
Made byW. H. TENNEY A SONS.fr.nn KkWJ
wheat. Eoual in quality to any in the District.
For sale in Wash inert on by
BROWNING * MIDDLETON,
POOLEAHIME, B F MORSELL.
HALL A HUME. ? M dK*K i Si)I,
BFALL * BAKER. GCLICK * BRo .
GE<' M . CISSFL, C S O'H ARE .1 "?oNB,
W II. H CISSEL. W ILL'S* * S? HCLTZ.
P. P. LITTLE A CO. F. E * LITE,
RIGGLES A GAD?BY.
In Georgetown, bjr
W T. HEREON, A GAEGLER.
GEO. W OKMK, M R GoDDARP,
C. A. UPPERMAN, TBOS. KNuM LE.
j> M il
I^LOL'R. MEAL, MILL FEED,
AT VERT LOW RATES.
some of the finest ever bronght to thl* market,
AT VERY LOW RATE?.
WM M. GALT A OO.,
Indiana avenue and lat atr?et,
JeSO N??ar Balto and Ohio RH\lr'-ad l??p?t
UREAK FAST BACON?Bon. |.-??.
H AM^?Sagir cuT'-J?i>ld and D' w.
Rf fim-d, and
COFFEE?Old (Aorermn^nt Java.
Alao. ?am?'r'>a?tod and ground.
Thw goodaat the LOWEST ADVERTISED rates
of otbwhawiea. N W. BI'IfHELL.
an" eolOt 13M F atreet.
1VJEW WHEAT FLOI'R. T5 CENTS PER BAR
11 RI.LLOWEB TO DAY.
IIFRR A W KLCII '8 CHOICEST BR \SP OF
FAMILY FLo|"R am g>-ttifig iu c..n-t*ntlv, I
guarautee it to give perfect aattafac-tion, will dfli\er
promptly without charge.
B. W. BI"BrHELL.
auT eolOt 1314 K?tr"l.
up IONEER LINE."
STEAMER AKR'?W l.-ar~ EVERY MORNING
at 10 o'clock. fr"m ii<t aiiarf.f'MH of
7tb??r. t,t. Sti TNT V KRN"N and,
MARsHALI HALL ?t ; i ? k-at h ,?
the int<Tnu-.liate laudinga. K inc and coming.
For freight or pa??age apply on board to Captain
TH08. STACKPOLE. or to
jy23 General Sup? rintend?-nt. Willard a Hotel.
?VEW EXPRESS LINE. VIA CANAL,
PHILADELPHIA. ALEX\NDRIA. VA., WASH
INGTON AND GEORGETOWN, D. C.
Rcgnlar aail'ng day fr ,m 14 N -cth Wharrea
Philadelphia. SATl'RDA Y. at 12 m.
From 63 Water atreet, Georgetown, WEDNES
DAY.at S p.m.
Freight receive' at anv time.
Apply to HYDE A tYLVR. 63 Water gtreH
Beorftown. D. C.:M KL1>UU*(iE ft CO.. Alexin
iria,\a.; M M. CLYDE A CO., 14 North Whtrrr*
8. MAIL ROUTE TO NORFOLK.
Steemrr Lad* nf thr Lnk?. rn**trti** iu
trttk tkr Sri*ioartt and H 'am-kt K?itrond fur iU
partt of th> South, att^ with the ttrfimrr* of ,\f
g yi. Trnntportatton Onmpnmp for RnUon.
On ancl after Monday. Mav lat. the Steamer L ADT
OF THE LAKE carr? iugthe I'ntied *
Statesman, will lea?e)?.T wliH'f f . r_
of 7th street,even Monday. WeJnea
day and Frilajr.at 4 p. m . for Norfolk. R'-turning
leave Norfolk Tuesday, Thura-lay and Saturday, at
Sp.m. Stopping at Alexandria. Fort Waablngtoa
Gbniont. P'Ti'vP.iDt. Point Lookout and Fortreas
Monroe. For freight or pa"?age apply on b<Mird. or
to V. D. Grmer. Norfolk. Aa . M tldrnlge A Oo.
Alexandria. Va.: J. G. Water*. Georgetown. D. C
?it to e. P. BP.OWN A SON. General Agents,
Cor. lftth street and New York avenue.
No frei/tht received at 7tb-atr*et wharf after 2 3D
i m. Firxt-claaa fare to Norfolk, 54; round trip,
6. Second cUm fare to Norfolk, 43, round trip*
* ap2> ly
AKB'HMR lime NTEAMERB
sail A' yen r wkdsesda r axd sa t
VUPA r TO AND FROM
NEW YORK AND GLASGOW,
Calling at Londonderry to land Mails and Pa*a*nger?.
The steam* r? of this favorite line are built vapreaa
It for the Atlantic peas*tig*r trade, ai>d
fitted up in every respect with all the
modern improvement* calculated to inJ
sure the safety, comfort, and convenience of passen
Pdffiif' Rat>?, PayA^lt tn Cvrjmry.
TO GLASGOW, LIVERPOOL AND LoNDOS
First Cabin. and #75. according to loc*tV>n;
Cabin Return Tickets, f I.V. securing best accommo
dations; Intermediate, JB; Ste?-rage. #39. Partie
sending for their friends in .be Obi C.-uutry can pur
chaae tickets at reduced rat*s. For further_partlc
ulars apply to HENDERSt>N BRoTHEES, TBowW
ing Green, N. Y ? or to E 8 SM ITH. Pennsyl
vania avenue, WILLIAMSON * CO., 1449 lUfc
street, M'aebington, D. C. mh4 te*
ERCILANT 8 LINE OF STEAMSHIPS
WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK.
Hereafter the Fine Steamships E. C. KNIGHT
and JOHN GIBSON, will make regular
weekly trips between NEW YORK. AL
EXANDRIA. WASHINGTON and'
GEORGETOWN, as follows r-Leave NEW YORK
from Pier 39. East River, every 8ATCRDAY at 4
p m Leave GEORGETOWN every FRIDAY
T a.m..and ALEXANDRIA th? same day at 13 :
For lull Information apply tn R P A DEN HAM,
Agent. i.flSce and wharf f>>?t of High street. George
town. er at the corner of 17th street a ad New Yurk
jell tf J W THOMPSON. President.
SHORTEST AND QUICKEST LINK BOCTB,
(3 ri?U< Jitr*si?*i,Fr?lrrvi?hir|
amd Ptommt L*mt.?Steamers I'ave p
Seventh street Wharf, twice daily
(Sunday p. m. excepted. I at 7 ft. m. and 7 p. m. < >fl)c?C
609 Pennsylvania aveaue mvW tf
^AEOV WASHINGTON LOAN OffFlCB
914 Panna. ave., bet. 9th and 10th sta., aootb side.
The most private Loan Offlce la this citv. Boner
loaned on Gold. Silver. Diamonds. Je* rv XX
and Goods of all deecriptioas, at the lowest XwJL
rates in the towa. The ahove g^ods bought B 0
for CA8bTOpen from 7 a. at. ti 9 p p.
fnrajt tntrunrt from the hall and Cat. a pi I
CHOUND LOAM OFFICE, Itll SEVENTH
STOEET. near L.makea liberaladvaaces
on Geld and Silver Watches, DiaaaooA*. Be- X X
volvers. aiKl Ladiss' and GaaUsnen'a Wear |# Q
ing Apparel. dsl^l
? B?.M IBS.M,
OODBrFFU IBPEOVED PATENT.
INDISPENSABLE TO EVERT
ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT ODOR.
BULLS A CO.. Bole Agsats
For Maware. Maryland. Virginia ATM. Columbi
609 Louisiana avsaaa, WaeLmgu*.. D. O.
Ooanty Bight far r*'
^EW LUMBER YARD.
WILLIAM B. REDGRAVE,
Oorasr of fteventh and Q streets N W.,
.Has on hand a laife stock ot LIMBER, LATH?,
SHINGLES. PI? KFT? and CEDAR POS+S Abo,
DRESSED LUMBER of various kinds, which ha
offers for sale at lowest market prices. jtJB-tf