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From the Philad?li?hU Gasattc, ttUi iiuUut.
Robberies,?About 6 o'clock on Sunday
evening, the boot store of Mr. Young, on Ninth
Mreet, above tilbert, u u? euterrd by a daring
thief, and the bulk window stripped of it* contents,
consisting of handsome aud fashionable boots.
1 he thiel also took from a show case a fancy tin
box, which contained a lease, and other valuable
papers. The front door of the house wit shut, but
not locked, aud the family, who were sitting in
the back room, heard a heavy footstep. Mr Young
went into the store, and discovered that he had
been robbed. He thought he saw a man going
out of the front doorway, and immediately gave
chase, but the darkness prevented him from seeing
which way the thief had gone.
He returned to the house, and while searching
around the store to ascertain what had been taken,
the door bell rang violently. He hurried to answer
the call, and stumbled over the tin box, which was
on the step. It was forced open, but the thief find
ing nothing in it besides papers valuable only
to the owner, must have brought it back, and
placed it there, and (hen took a hasty retreat.
One pair of the boot* stolen, made in the best
manner, and exhibited in the Franklin Institute,
are valued highly.
'he entrance into the store was effected
through a door leading from the private eutry of
the house, and the thief is believed to have been
some one well acquainted with the arrangement
of the premises. A few nights ago, either the
same rogue, or some other daring fellow, smashed
a pane ol glass in the show window of Mr. Young,
but was compelled to flee without taking any
On Sunday afternoon, about four o'clock, a bold
fellow eutered a private boarding-house, a few
doors north ol Mr. Young's place of business, as
cended the stairs, aud walked into a room. A lady
boarder heard liiin walking about, and going down
stairs, told the persou who occupied the apart
ment that a man must be in her room. She sup
posed not, but went up to see.
On openipg the door the fellow was (iscovered.
He exhibited remarkable coolness under the cir
cumstances, and said lie wished to see a lady
boarder named Williams. On being told that no
person ol that name lived there, he excused him
self, and took his departure. A lady who suspected
him caught him by the arm and detaiued him, but
he gave her such assurances that all was right,
she was thrown off her guard, and allowed him to
depart without making any alarm. On making an
examination, a number of articles of ladies' wear
ing apparel were found gathered and tied up in a
merino shawl, ready to be carried away.
A bottle of jelly and a quantity of cakes intend
ed for supper were taken from a closet in the
diiiing-room, from which it may be inferred that
the darifig thief had been there first. The only
articles taken from up stairs were a hair brush
and a book. A clothes press in an entry had been
About half-past four o'clock, as the keeper of
the boarding-house was standing in company with
a lady on the iront door step, a young man was
observed peeping out of an alley close by, and
presently he made a hasty retreat, and ran down
Filbert street. He was the same person who had
paid the boarding-house a visit.
At an earlier hour in the day, the residence of a
wealthy family in the same neighborhood was en
tered by a young man, who succeeded in making
quite a haul. The family were at ehurch, aud the
only one about the house was a colored servant
girl, who was in the kitchen. The thief had
scaled the fence, and the noise attracting the at
tention of the domestic, she went into the yard
and met him.
On being accosted, he replied that he wished to
see his brother, who told him to get over the fence
and come into the kitchen. He found that he had
made a mistake in the house, and asked the way
to get out^ The girl, not even suspecting him to
be a thief, showed him the gate and then returned
to the kitchen. The daring fellow, instead of go
ing out, went into the house and stole a solid
silver tea-pot, several silk and velvet dresses and
mantillas, couts, &o., with which he escaped.
From all accounts, he must have been the same
thief who afterwards paid a visit to the boarding
house, and perhaps the very one who robbed the
Loot store.
This is the season of the year when depreda
tions, like the above, generally commence. House
keepers cannot be too guarded, and the police
should be particularly vigilant.
Obstructions of the Telegraph.?Several
weeks since the telegraphic operators were not
able to communicate with Mobile, although the
contractors engaged to keep the line in order re
ported the wires up throughout the whole course.
This led to an examination, when it was found
that below Peach Tree, m Wilcox county, the
wires had been cut, and a piece of leather sub
stituted, which sustained the wires, but effectually
destroyed the communication?for several days
pnst the same difficulty has occurred, no communi
cation could be made with Mobile, though the
wires were reported up, and in order. An ope
rator commenced testing the wire with a magnet,
und about five miles below this city, found that
he could "get ' Mobile, but not Montgomery?
further testing back, he discovered the point where
the wire had been insulated, and where communi
cation could be made within a few yards?south
with Mobile, and north with Montgomery. On
taking down the wire, an ingenious apparatus was
discovered, which sustained the wire, and com
pletely insulated it, without increasing its bulk,
( or changing its appearance, so as to be observed
from the ground. This was effected by removing
a section of the wire, (about six inches,) and sub
stituting a silk cord, sufficient to sustain the ends,
and covered with a non-conducting preparation
which resembled the wire in appearance.
The deception wns complete, and could only be
be detected by the magnet. Whether this wns
done by persons speculating in foreign cotton ac
counts, or by agents of conflicting lines, has not
yet been ascertained. The skill and care however
with which it is effected, indicates an important
purpose of some nature.
We believe these outrages are, by the present
laws of the State, classed merely as trespasses.
Th?? ahmild be made felonious, with heavv oen
allies.?Montgomery (Ala.) Journal, SSov. ^0.
Cotton Factories.?The cotton factories in
Alleghany have all recommenced operations, and
are now in full headway, under the eleven hour
system. The proprietors of Anchor, Penn. Eagle,
tind Banner Works, (nil that are now in operation)
reduced the hours of labor to the same time that
was agreed upon between the proprietors and op
erators at the recent strike in Lancaster, Pa., and
Lowell, Mass. The number of hands that are
employed in these mills is more than one thou
sand, and the whole number of persons depending
upon them for a subsistence, is about five thou
sand. There are also over three thousand dollars
a week distributed among them, which makes a
total ot some hundred and fifty thousand dollars
during the year.
The Peun Mill has commenced operations with
two new and splendid engines of two hundred
horse power, which have been recently put up in
their engine-room. Their former engines, which
were only half this power, were found to be too
small to run all their machinery, and they had
these mammoth ones built to supply their place.
They are good engines, and work admirably, and
have great power.
The proprietors of the Eagle Cotton "Works are
negotiating for the erection of an additional large
four-story building on their premises, with a front
ol'217feeton Sandusky street.?Pittsburg Amer.
Broke Jail*?Johnson Jones, who was con
fined in the Kanawha jail under sentence to the
penitentiary for horse stealing, broke out a few
nights ago, and decamped. A man named Rob
erts, confined in the same apartment, intended
to have escaped through the same hole, and
threw his boots, coat, and pocket-book;
but when he tried to throw his mortal body out,
he found, to his sorrow, it was too big, and there
lie stuck fast, unable to move either way. Jones
then picked up Roberts's property and fled, while
R., becoming weary of his unpleasant position,
jives the alarm, but Jones was non rut.
The Charleston Republican says of Jones:
He is a young man of education?has proved
lilt he has considerable talent for writing. His
trospectus for a paper to be called the "Soeldolo
r<f,' written last summer, while in jail, was by
he Messrs. Harper & Brothers, of New York,
ieemed worthy of a place in their magazine.
par Last Saturday a man presented himself to
ae officers of the Jeffrrsonville (Ind.) penitentiary,
nd demanded the privilege (?) of being put to
'ork, saying that he owed the State five years' la
Dr, and he was determined to pay it. Ppon being
oestioned as to his right of admission, he stated
iat he had been convicted at a recent term of the
rcuit court held at Lawrenceburgh, of man
lughter, and had broken jail. Although a reward
as offered for his arrest, he had baffled pursuit
> to that time. His singular request was com
ied with.
Accident fVom Burning Fluid.?On Sunday
ening a fluid lamp exploded at a house on Cal
vhill street, Philadelphia, between 20th and 21st
pet Articles in the room were set on fire
I little damage, however, was done.
The Central Route? Additional Testimony.
We copy from the Missouri Democrat of the
2&tb, the following letter which, besides its gen
eral bearing on the great question of the most
eligible route for the railroad, is interesting to
those who may design emigrating to the regions
west of the mountaius:
Dox Fek.na.ndkz dkTaos, Nkw Mexico,
OcuAxr 22, 1853.
Editors Missouri Dtntocmt:
Having passed several years in the mountains
and iu this country, and having some kuowledge
of the same, I propose giving through your valua
ble columns to the emigrants some information as
regards the central route to California. During
the last year, I have taken a drove of sheep lrom
this place to California, over the route Col. Fre
mont intended to have gone in the winter of 46,
'?19, at the time of his disaster. 1 made the trip
through to California in ninety days, arriving there
with my sheep in good order, having passed
through some of the finest country I ever ?uwj
had good camps and plenty of wood, water and
grass every night during the whole trip. This j
route is at least four hundred and fifty miles
nearer than the route by Fort Laramie and South
1 recommend to emigrants, by all means, to take
this route in preference to any other. Start from
Kansas or any other town on the western Irontier
of Missouri, come up the north side ot the Ar
kansas river to the mouth of the Huerlano river,
about forty-five miles alx>ve Bents' fort, up the
Huerfano river to Roubidoux pass, or the pass
El Sangre de Christo, either of them practicable
for wagons, the asceut and descent being narrow
valleys nlade by small mountain streams, and so
gradual as to offer no obstructions to wagons.
Both these passes lead into the Valley of San
Louis, one of the finest valleya in the world; fol
low up the valley to the Coochatope pass, in the
Grand river mountain; down the Coochatope
river, to the valleys of Grand and Green "ver,
until you strike the Great Spanish trail: then fol
low tne trail to the Liule Salt Lake-and to the bt.
Clara springs; at both of these places there are
flourishing towns built by the Mormons, where
emigrants can procur? such things as they want
at fair prices. I was ottered flour at $2 oO per one
hundred pounds, and groceries at fair prices.
From St. Clara springs to San Francisco, by
Walker's Pass, there is a good wagon road and
settlements all the way. Captain Gunnison with
his party left the pass El Sangre de Christo about
the 16th August, and made the journey through to
Green river in twenty-four days, with twenty
wagons. A few days behind Captain Gunnison
was a party ol' emigrants, who had made up their
minds to pass the winter at Salt Lake, in conse
quence ot being so late in the season; after being
informed of this route they determined to try the
road. The party was conducted by Capt. McCleli
han, of Virginia. With the party was Col. Ross
and bis brother, from Iowa, with their families,
with several other gentlemen. They had two
thousand sheep, and from three to four hundred
head of cattle. Mr. Leroux, the guide ol Captain
Gunnison, met the emigrants on his return to this
place, on Grand river, and reports that they were
very much pleased with the route, their stock
being in excellent condition. Capt. McClelihan, j
who has been several times to California with
stock by the South Pass route, says there is no
comparison between the routes; that he would
sooner pass five times from the Arkansas to Grand
river, than pass through the black hills on the La
ramie rouie once.
There is now being commenced a settlement on
the Arkansas river, at the mouth of the Huerfano,
at which place emigrants can also procure sucb
necessaries as they may be in want of; also as to
the information as to-the route, or guides il they
wish. There is also a good ferry at the mouth of
the Huerfano, and femes will also be established
during the coming summer on Grand and Greeu
rivers. There is also another great advantage
that this route has over a more northern one, as
emigrants can leave Missouri as late as the 1st
August, and be in no danger of being stopped by
snow. After reaching the Great Spanish trail, in
the valley of Green river, from thence to California
there is never any snow, and the months of Octo
ber and November are more pleasant to travelers,
and better for stock, than the summer months. 1
enclose with this letter, a list of some of the
jitreainft and distance? from the moulh of thi Hu
erfano to the Santa Clara springs. After pa&?ing
the mountains into the valley of San Louis, to t he
Santa Clara springs, there is an innumerable
quantity of small mountain streams that have no
names. I have only mentioned such as I know
the names of.
Cross the Arkansas river at the mouth ot
the Huerfano, to mouth of Apacha creek 20 miles.
To foot of Wet mountain 15
i To left branch of Huerfano ? ? 1*
Through Roubidoux pass to Mosca creek,
in valley San Louis ......23
To Chowwach (small streams and good ^ ?
camps every few miles) ^2 "
To Right Hand fork 15 '
Up same fork to Coochatope J u
To Beete creek 20 ^
To Willow creek ir>
To Elk Horn creek (small streams and
good camps) "
To Swin river IU
To Lake creek (small streams and good
camps) ;;
To Saboyo ? ((
To Cempagnry ? ? ? ?? 10
Down Compagary to Roubidoux lort on ^
Grand river 2.) "
To Big Blue or Bcnikera 2'
To Big Salt creek 20
To Little Salt creek '?>
To Little Springs or Hole in the Rock... 10 "
To Green river (small streams and good
camps).. 35
To Green river springs jo
To Wh ite river 10
To Pass in Chowwach mountains (small
streams and good camps every few
miles) '."".In
To Sevier river (Mormon settlement).... 20
To Little Lake '?
To Cow Spring ; JjJ
To Little Salt Lake 17
To Santa Clara springs (small streams
and good camps) 4?
56-1 "
I I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,
Horrible Suicide.?We copy the following ac
count of a dreadful suicide, from the Cassville
(Geo.) Standard, of the 24th ult.:
Early on the morning of the 19th ultimo, the
sleepers of Mr. Burris's hotel, of this place were
aroused by the report of a gun. Some young men,
sleeping immediately over the room of the deceas
ed, when the report was a second time heard, it
being yet dark, went down nnd succeeded in rais
ing a window, rushed to the room in question,
where they found deceased about breathing his
last. His name is said to he Jeremiah King, per
haps at one time of Charleston, which inference
is drawn, we believe, from his having a draft in
his possession on one of the Charleston banks.
Mr. King came to this place eight or ten days
previous to his death, ana was observed to be of
very singular manners; so much so, he was sup
posed at least partially deranged. More than one
circumstance led Mr. Burris to the opinion that it
would be proper to confine him, but he abandoned
that opinion at the suggestion of others. He said
he was not guilty of any crime to cause his de
jection and deranged state of mind; but yet he
had done enough to make him miserable beyond
Mr. King was, perhaps, thirty-five years of age,
rather fair conlplexion, black hair, inclined to
curl, five feet, six or eight inches in height, with
rather a peculiar eve, having a glassy appearance.
He bore the marks of previous violence upon
himself; his throat being considerably scared.
Before shooting himself he seems to have taken
his knife and ripped open his bowels, severing an
intestine. He then seems to have taken the same
knife and dropped it into an already loaded gun,
which he had hv some means contrived to get
hold of, and placingthe muzzle to his temple, with
his toot and handkerchief fired it off*. The shot
took effect in the back of his head, tearing a terri
ble hole, while the knife was found buried to the
jaws in his temple.
No doubt this dreadful suicide was caused by
liquor; the deceased being a dissipated character,
and had just come ofi* a long "spree."
Penn. avenue, between Cth and 7th sta., next to
Todd's Hst Store. Sep
New goods for gentlemen?
Our stock at present is full, and of the best
and newest styles, ooth of goods to make to order
and of garments already made.
It is our purpose to keep none but the best
quality of goods, of the various kinds and most
fashionable styles. Garments ready made as good
aa bespoke work, and at less prices.
Also a constant and good supply of fine Shirts,
ol good cut and make: woollen, cotton and silk
Undershirts and Drawers, and many other pretty
and good articles for gentlemen's use.
Merchant Tailors and Clothiers, Brown's Hotel.
Nov 3?2wif (It)
Jforeign Intelligent*.
XT The long lookeJ-for steamer Europu arrived at
JNew \ork on Tuesday morning, about 10 o'clock
bringing Liverpool dates lo the l<Jth ult.
The Turk* have re-crossed the Danube, and are
said to have attacked Braila and Galatz.
France has formally announced to Austria that
if she gives refuge to armed Russians, retreating
from the Turks, trance will regard the act as a
declaration of war.
M. Drouyn de I'Huys has replied lo the circular
of Count Nesselrode. He retorts that if. as the
hmperor Nicholas says, he has no wish to sub
vert the integrity of Turkey, or the sovereignty of
the Sultan, then the peace of Europe cannot be
hazarded by French interference, inasmuch as
f ranee only interferes on behalf of the said inter
ritv and sovereign rights.
If the season will permit, operations of magni
tude by both parties will soon be in a positiori to
carry them out.
A general a't?ck is to be made immediately on
the Rusaian ariny, which being much extended,
are quite vulnerable.
. Th?uPar'.8 ^respondents of the London papers
?tale that the French government has b?en (fath
ering as troops between Strausburg aud Mar
seilles, so as to be enabled to send off 100,000 in
live day's notice.
Frauce^?Ii is stated that the French govern
ment intends to demand what course the Austrian
government intends to pursue during the cominr
struggle, as she will not be permitted to assume
a neutrality.
I'arih, Nov. 16.?The verdiet in the trial of the
conspirators against the emperor's life, has been
pronounced this evening. It is " not guilty," in
the case of six of the prisoners, and 22 were
found guilty, with attenuating circumstances. Of
the latter, seven have been sentenced to transpor
tation, three to eight years' exile, and the rest to
terms of imprisonment varying from five to ten
Switzerland.?A Berne newspaper of the 12th
"ays that an emissary who has been arrested in
iicino, has made important revelations which
have been confirmed, to a certain extent, by his
papers. The council of State has ordered the ar
rest of an apothecary and of a canon at Lugano :
and of two other priests and of the printer of the
Patriot, at Lucerno. This has caused some agi
tation. The Ticino Gazette states that the author
ities, both iu Switzerland and Piedmont, are turn
ing their attention to the movements of the refu
gees, since they have learned that M. Mazzini
has left London, and that great agitation is per
ceptible among the refugees iu Paris and London.
ItaJy.?Arrests continue at Breaica; several
persons have been imprisoned. The rigor of the
police increases since the state of aiege has been
j mitigated. The gates of the city are now closed
at ten o clock, P.M. Passports are strictly re
quired. The troops, so far from being reduced,
are increased, particularly along the frontiers of
Switzerland and Piedmont.
A letter from Florence, of the 7th, says: Lord
Minto is here, and I hear from the best authority
that not many days ago the police set spies to
watch who went to call upon him at bis hotel,
such is the suspicion of this miserable govern
ment. ?
I Turin, Nov. 14.?The legislative session has
b*fn resumed this day. The Milan official jour
nal publishes a decree containing the names of 72
trated emigrants whose property is seques
Russia and Turkey.?A letter from Paris
Mates that a report was current in political circles
that the Turks had been compelled to recross the
Danube, with immense loss, having been defeated
under the walls of Bucharest, by Gortschakoff.
with whom Dannenberg had formed a junction.
Un inquiring in a quarter generally well-informed,
the writer was told that a private telegraphic dis
patch was said to have been received, and that no
Sl'?j? news had been received in official quarters.
J he trench government has received a tele
graphic dispatch from its consul at Bucharest an
nouncing a serious engagement in the neighbor
?.i p ce.' In wh,ch> snV8 the dispatch,
the Russians attribute to themselves the victory "
On the 3d Prince GortschakolT received orders
to assume the offensive.
The Nuremberg Correspoutlent publishes the fol
lowing from Constantinople. 27th ultimo: "The
news is confirmed that a rencontre has taken place
between the Russians and Turks in the Caucasus,
rhe Russians were driven three leagues from
their positions. The Turks now occupy the Rus
sian homier. The Sultan has sent one thousand
purses (135,000f.) as a reward to his victorious
The position at Oltenitza is very strong. The left
wing of the Turks is protected by the river Ard
nsch, the n^ht by the swampy ground, and the
rear by the fortress of Silistria and the fort ofTirr
The Vienna IJoyrfs says the foundries of St.
Petersburg and the arsenals are occupied day and
night. Every day immense quantities of ammuni
tion are sent off. It is believed that the Emperor
will make a journey to Bucharest, accompanied
by the Grand Duke Alexander.
The following startling dispatch has been for
warded by a correspondent at Vienna, who states
that the source whence it is derived is excellent ?
but, at the same time, the intelligence is of so ex
traordinary a character, that it must be received
with caution:
Vienna, WedHM&f morning.?.The Turks have
already passed through Bucharest, which is in
names in three nlnces. The Russians are retreat
ing on Cronstadt. Fifteen thousand Turks have
been dispatched to intercept them through the
principality of S.-rvia. The Austrian government
have ordered an army corps to be immediately
concentrated in Crotia. Cronstadt, in Transylva
nia, is situated in the direct line of retreat from
Bucharest, supposing the Russians to have been
cut ofl from their communications with Moldavia.
Paris, Aov. 16.?Official telegraphic dispatches
from Vienna announce that the Turk# have been
attacked on the island between Rustschuk and
Giurgevo. The Russians for a moment obtained
possession of the island, but Were immediately
driven off with great loss. At Oltenitza, on the
11th the fighting was begun by the Russians, the
1 urks repulsed them, and in turn attacked the
Russian entrenchments. Prince Gortschakoffs
headquarters were, on the 11th, at Budeschti
twelve miles from Oltenitza. It was rumored at'
V lenna that the Turks had crossed at Hirssowa
10000 rcached S1?bodseja, to the number of
The Russian government has appointed a gov
ernor for the two Danubian principalities
The emperor of Austria and king of Prus.ia
have formally declared to the German Diet that
they do not intend to take part in the hostilities
between Turkey and Russia.
Fifty thousand Turks crossed the Danube at
Ka^rx^bet^'een 27th ami November 3d.
i 25 reeks had offered to advance nionev to
the Porte, by way ofloan.
A dispatch has been received at Taris, statin*
that the Russians lost 3,000 men in the battle of
the Ith instant. From that day to the 11th there
was no military event of importance. Hostilities
were confined to some skirmishing on the out
Important reinforcement, have been sent to
lrebizonde for Abdi Pacha's corns. The Rus
sians have from 1.5,000 to 20,000 men posted be
tween Lamgan and Agara,on the road to Batoiim
Dshala^Dagh0 *** 8lren&th ttt ?he foot of the
The Turkish government is sending large num.
J*.'? ?f re*.nlar 'roops, redifs. and riflemen, to act
iil %yolunteer and irregular forces,
n., I,. j7i,rCar*IRD8 baNi'e gained possession of the
onl> good military road across the Caucasus
Letters from Batoum state that Selim Bey has
ed an into the Russian territory and
defeated .VMH) Russians. The Russians lost 230
105nmen *h?'T"rk*' il ,s 9aid> lo??
10.) men. The attack is said to have been organ
ized in connection with Schamyl, who operated at
the same tune on the left flHnk of the principle
Russian corps. According to the same report
conflicts between tho Russians and Caucasus
are of daily occurrence.
I J?/.** ,,.~Thc enthusiasm of the pond
ation of Constantinople has been still more stVong
ly excited by the publication of a manifesto of the
n, which Has read on the 31st of October in
a nntional assembly, presided over by the Sultan
himself. The Sultan announced that it was his
intention to buckle on the sword, proceed to Ad
nanople, and march at the head of the troops
The arrival at Sh.raz of the deputation from
Afghanistan which came to induce the shah of
1 ersia to declare against Russia, has produced a
Cr " *|en8*I},on ,hp Persian court. The
Shah did all in hi. power to delay the decision
and to suppress an ami-Russian movement
Bkyroit, Oct. 29.?M. Bas.li, the Russian con
snl-general in Syria, has sailed for Leghorrr 8 Oofl
Druses and Naplousians, under Emir Enim 'are
preparing to proceed to Constantinople. '
? NoV 14?The Turks, after destroy
ing the fortifications at Oltenitza. have recrosYed
the Danube without being molested. The Ru*
sian force concentrated round Oltenit.a amounted
to forty-five thousand men. On the 13th the Russian
niahifesto was read in all the churches of Bucha
rest. &hots are continually exchanged near Giur
gevo. The 1 urks and Russians are both tryinn
jo get possession of tlia island of Mokanon. Gen
eral Engelbardt ia advancing from Brailow on
Gourna Jalomnitza with a brigade of the 5th corps
He has been replaced by a part of the reserve of
the 1th corps, which have latterly entered Molda
via. The reserves are estimated at twelve thou
sand lueu.
Bucuarjcht, Nov. 8.?A transport of 80 wounded
Rusaiaus have arrived here from Giurgevo. The
merchants and the corporation of Bucharest have
petitioned against the incorporation of the Wulla
chian militia with the llnssian troop*. Martial
law, though not proclaimed, prevails <U farto.
Young Phillipesco, the son of the Minister of Fi
uauoe, has been ordered to leave the country.
Letters from the Rosso-Polish frontier of* the Ufli
inst. state that reinforcements have been ordered
to proceed at once, and by forced marches, to the
Russian army in the principalities.
Letters from St. Petersburgh of the 3d instant
unnouuee that a new levy of troops, in ihe propor
tion of seven men to every thousand inhabitants,
had been commenced throughout the entire of the
eastern part of the Russian empire.
Paris, Nov. 17.?The French government ha*
this day received a telegraphic dispatch from its
cousul at Bucharest, but the intelligence which he
transmits is, lie states, furnished him by the Rus
sian authorities, a*id. therefore, may not be alto
gether trustworthy. He states that subsequent to
the affair of the 11th, Prince Gortschnkod' attacked
the Turks with 40,000 men?he remarks that this
number is certainly a great exaggeration?and
succeeded in defeating them, and that the Turks
retreated across the Danube without any moles
tation. He further stales that a series of combats
had taken place at Giurgevo, and that a large island
in the Danube, opposite that place, had been the
scene of sanguinary conflicts, bavin# been lost and
won several times. 12,000 men were coming from
Moldavia bv forced marches, to reinforce Prince
Gortschakon, and intelligence had been received
that a eorju tf arm** had left Ismail, in Bessarabia,
and was on its march via Galatz to Wallachia
The consul adds that, as the dispatch left Buch
arest, a continuous cannonade was hoard from
the direction of the Danube.
A dispatch from Vienna says :
" Fifty thousand Russian troops, under Gen. Os
ten Sac ken, have crossed the Pruth. The report
of a great defeat of the Russians at Bucharest,
proves to be without foundation. There had only
been some skirmishes."
Accounts from St. Petersburg of the 8th state
that orders had been given for the commis
sariat department, with provisions for the troops
around that capital, to be ready to march at a mo
ment's notice. The emperor set out after the re
view of the 3d.
Letters from Constantinople of the 7th, mention
n great concentration ot troops on the Asiatic
frontier. The Turkish squadron bad sailed for the
Black sea. Servia had been summoned to declare
itself; the Servian fortresses are to receive Turk
ish garrisons. ?
Intelligence has been received at Constantino
ple. dated Batoum, the 4th, that a Turkish corps
Lad taken by assault Fort Krapousgw, (called by
the Turks Chekvetill,) a thousand Russians were
killed and eight prisoners taken, including a gen
eral officer. The 3,000 men who defended the
fort, set fire to the barracks, which were entirely
destroyed. 2,000 carbines were found, similar to
those of the Chasseurs de Vincennes, ol the man
ufactory of Liege, and bearing the Prussian eagle.
; Three pieces of cannon were also taken; The
storm was very sanguinary, and a battalion of the
Turkish guards highly distinguished themselves.
Egypt?The present condition and prospects
of Egypt are far from satisfactory. The late ex*
inordinary rise of the Nile had damaged a large
portion of the Indian corn crops, on which the na
tives depend for their sustenance at this season
of tne year; prices for all articles were exceed
ingly high, and the constant seizure of men for the
artny depopulates the towns and villages, not only
of those wno were actually taken, but also of those
who abandoned their homes and concealed them
selves, in order to escape being made into soldiers,
so that the cultivation of the land was not attended
to. and the next year's crop will be short.
For a lew days all trade in corn in Cairo and
its vicinity was stopped, and no one was allowed
to make purchases, the government alone taking
possession of all that came down the river from
the upper country.
It appears that the French cousul had expressed
his determination to prevent the prohibition on
the plea that France wants corn, and that she
must have it without reference to the wants of
It was by some supposed that there was no fear
of actual scarcity of corn in Egypt, and that the
recent measures had been taken merely to put ob
stacles in the way of free trade, in order that the
i viceroy might have a monopoly; while others be
lieved that, if the exportation was allowed, there
would not remain a sufficiency for the mainte
nance of the population.
The viceroy was preparing nl>out 15,000 troops
to send to the sultan, beside the 18,000 sent some
time ago to assist in fighting against the Russians,
and he had ordered his steamers down from Con
stantinople to convey them, besides inducing the
Bedouins to send Some irregular cavalry towards
the Black Sea.
Nearly fifty consecutive miles of railway from
Alexandria were in working condition.
On the arrival of the last steamer from Constan
tinople with the confirmation of the declaration of
war between Turkey and Russia, the Russian
cousul general at Alexandria struck his flag, re
moved the Russian arms from over the entrance
to his residence, and placed the archives and Rus
sian subjects in Egypt under the protection of the
Swedish consul general.
Latest from the Continent.
Vienna, Thursday Morning.?Telegraphic ad
vices from Prince GortschakofT, received last
night, state that the Turks have quitted all their
positions on the left bank of the Danube, except
Kalafat, without battle, simply on uccouut of the
concentration and development of the Russian
The Turkish intrenchments Imve beon razed.
" This is authentic."
Vienna, Thursday\Ev+ning<?The report of the
Turks having abandoned their positions on the left
bank, except Kalafat, is officially confirmed from
The Turks quilted Oltenitza on the 12th, de
stroying their own intrenchments.
The Turks attempted n passage near Kalarnsh,
and from an island opposite Giurgevo, but the Rus
sians repulsed them at both places, with consider
able loss.
Vienna, Thursday.?The Austrian Corrr.tpoti
drnz says: On the 13th the Turks blew up their
works at Oltenitza, and retired to Bulgaria.
It is officially declared that the Corps of Obser
vation, which is to he concentrnten at Temesvar.
is for the purpose of securing the Austrian fron
tier, as well as to maintain the principle of neu
Private letters from Vienna, dated the evening
of the 14th, mention that it was positively asserted
that Galatz and Braila had been attacked by the
Turks. The former town is in Moldavia, on the
left bank of the Danube; the Intter in Walln<.-lua,
on the sains side of the river.
Private letters from Jassv, of the Gth, announce
that the Russians were sending their sick and
wounded to Kirchencau, a town in Bessarabia.
The number of sick was increasing every day, so
much so, that the hospitals of Wallnchia and Mol
davia were insufficient to contain them.
An extract has been published from a Russian
paper, stating that the emperor would not again
entertain negotiations until the Turks would have
recrossedthe Danube.
Letters from Constantinople slate that a general
attack was about to be made on the Russian line
in Asia, whioh, being of great extent, is vulnera
i ble on severalpoints.
France.?The Bank of France, contrary to ex
pectation, has not raised its rate of discount, but
it has determined to limit its loans on railway
shares from 60 millions of francs to HO millions.
Switzerland.?Private advices from Geneva,
of the 15th inst., announce the fall of the govern
ment of M. James Fazy, who was defeated at the
elections of the 14th by a small majority, compos
ed, it is said, of conservatives, discontented radi
cals, and Protestant clergymen.
Halifax. Drc. 0.?The steamship Humboldt, of
the New York and Havre line, whilst attempting
to put in here for coal, las*t night, went ashore
north of the harb?r, with !)0 passenger* and 450
tons of freight. The passengers were all landed
safely, but the steamer lies in a critical position,
and probably will be lost. She brings London
dales to the 23d ult., four day* later than by the
From the Seat of War.?The retreat of the
Turks across the Danube is officially confirmed.
TJje passage was effected without interruption.
The Turlcs still hold Kalal'st. on the north side
of the ^Danube, opposite Widdin, with 25,000
The lateness of the season is the reason assigned
by Omer Pasha for retiring across the river.
It is reported that the Russians have evacuated
I^easer Wallachis.
Advices from 8t. Petersburg confirm the report
that the Russian fleet had been dismantled and
sent into winter quarters in the Baltic.
It is reported from the frontier of Bosnia, (the
most westerly pachalic of Turkey,)that a corps of
12,000 men were preparing to join the Turkish
forces on the Danube, and that they would cross
the intervening Servian territories with or with
out {he leave of that government.
PortBgal.?Donna Maria, the queen of Portu
gal, died on the lflth of November, in childbed.
The king was immediately declared regent, till the
majority of the young prince, now in his fifteenth
year. <
Lisbon was perfectly tranquil.
Vienna, Nov. 22.?It is reported that the Rus
?um force had been beaten back by the Turks in
The editors of Vienna have received warning
not to publish any tiling calculated to provoke
The Russians are reported to be marching to the
attack of Kalafat. The Turks are receiving strong
reinforcements, and a desperate fight is shortly
The Turks are sending succors to the Circassi
The Czar is reported to be ill.
The London Mornittg Chronicle contains a dis
patch stating that the Turks have erected a camp
on the Servian frontiers, and had commenced
ihrowiug a bridge across the river Driva, and the
Servians had offered a determined resistance.
Sardinia.?The Surdinian chambers have dis
Commercial Intelligence.?London, Novem
ber 23.?Flour is in good demand, and has ad
vanced Is. 0d. for fresh qualities. Barley has
declined 2s., and peas Is.
Foreign wheat was in fair request, at a shilling
advance, which had checked business.
The demand for goods at Manchester is below
the existing rates of production.
The Birmingham iron market exhibits increased
animation, stimulated by anticipated changes of
the tariff in France and the United Stales.
London Money Markets?November 23.?The
market is easier. Stocks and shares show an
improving tendency. Consols are quoted at 954.
Cotton Market.?Liverpool, November 23.?
The sales of cotton on Monday were 6,000 bales,
and on Tuesday 4,000. The market was rather
heavy, but no change had occurred in prices.
Flour was more freely offered, with less inquiry.
The improvement noticed on the 18th had been
lost. For grain there was a consumptive demand,
The only speculative inquiry is from Greek houses,
which sustained prices pretty firmly.
The Humboldt is fast ashore, and will be a to
tal wreck, but the cargo will be saved, partially
49- Grace Church Fair?The ladle* of Grace
Churcli. Island, the Rot. Alfred Holmead, Rector, will open
a Fair for the dale of uttefbl and fancy article*, on Monday
next, Dec. 12, in the large and splendid building recently
erected on the corner of Penn?yl vnui* avenue and Eleventh
?t. The Fair will l>e continued during the week. Each
night a handsome and bountiful aupper will be provided.
Thin benevolent and christian enterprise will commend
itself to our citizen*, generally, when It Is stated that the
proceed* of the Fair are to be appropriated toward* the pay
meut of the debt due on Orace Church.
Donation* are respectfully solicited, and may be <ent
during thi* week to the house of the Rector, on B it. be
tween 9th and 10th *ts. south, and to the fair-room after
Monday next.
The Great Industrial Exhibition, with Literary Lecture*
and Concert*, will open on Thursday night. December 8,
in the new building on 13th street, above G street. The
Rev. Dr. Dowling, of Philadelphia, will deliver the first
lecture of the series, on the night of the opening.
dvajtcr.?'-Maria Antoluet, the heroic and beautiful,
though unfortunate mother of the dauphin of France."
During the evening, Mr. L. V. H. Cro*by, the celebrated
ballad singer and composer, assisted by hi* lady, will In
troduce *ome of their choicest piece*.
Doors open at 6 o'clock. Bxercies commence at 7 o'clock.
Ticket* 20 cents, to be had at the door, aud at the book
lift.Metropolitan Mechanic*' Institute.?
The School of Design of the Metropolitan Mechanics' In
stitute wQI be opened about the 12th or 15th Instant, In
the third story of Parker's Building, on Pennsylvania ave
nue, between 6th and 7th streets.
The school being limited to one hundred ami twenty
scholars, those desirous of becoming attached thereto will
plvaxe hand in their name* to auy of the officers of the
Institution. New member*, over twenty-one year* of age,
will have to pay three dollar*; those under twenty-one,
and not less than fourteen years, pay two dollars. Present
*enior member* will pay two dollars, and junior member*
one dollar. Upon paying a* above, which must be done
before entering the school, they will receive a ticket of
membership in the Institute, entitling them to all the
privileges of the School of Design, Lectures, and Exhibi
tion. if anv shall be held.
By order of Board of Management.
P. M. PEARSON, Ree. Sec'y.
Dec 7?Geo*
GUman's Hair Dye has made its appearance
in our city, very much to the gratification of our
young beaux who wear red whiskers or musta
c.hios. Geutlonien are now seen going into our
hair-dressing saloons with hair, whiskers, musta
chios. and eyebrows of all imaginable colors, and
i^ live minutes they will appear on the street hav
ing them entirely changed and decidedly improved
by a lustrous black, obtained by using Oilman's
L) yk.?Norfolk Herald.
For sale by Z. D. Gilman, Chemist,
Washington. City.
For Hats or Caps, rail at HENDLEY'S, se
cond door east of the United States Hotel, Penn
sylvania avenue; where also may be be found a
great variety of undcr-shirta, drawers, dress-shirts,
gloves, hosiery, cravats, and other goods lor gen
For gracefulness, durability, and cheapness,
HENDLEY'S hats are not to be surpassed.
Hobby horses for children,
just received, nnd for sale low at
Dec S?3t. (in) Seventh street.
rpOYS In abundance, and for sale wholesale
I and retail at LAMMOND'S,
Dec 8?3t. (ni) Seventh street.
Cases. Leather Reticules, <kc., for sale at
Seventh street, second door below E.
Dec 8?3t. (m)
USICAL instruments^?All ^er
sons in want of Musical Instruments will
do well to call nnd examine otir very select as
sortment of Guitars, Violins, Flutes, Acordeons,
Banjos and Tambourines.
Also, Tuning Forks, Pegs, Bows, Rosin, Italian
Strings, Arc., all of which we will sell at remark
ably low prices. J. F. ELLIS,
Pa. uv., between 9th and 10th streets.
dec 8?lni (m)
NOTICE.?The printing business hereto
fore conducted by John T. Tower*, and re
cently by Lemuel Towers, will hereafter lie con
ducted under the firm of John T. and Lemuel
Towers, they having formed a partnership for
that purpose. JNO. T. TOWERS.
Washington, December 6th, IB53.
Dec S?3t.
Agency for the sale of Loug
worth & Zimmerman's Pure, Sparkling and
Dry Catawba, the Isabella Sweet Wines and
Brandy. I have also received direct, by the pack
et South America, from Havre, 100 baskets of
PURE CHAMPAGNE, pints and quarts, of my
former brands. Also in store, Heidsieck, Gordon's
Sherry, and other wines; all of the best brands,
with a large choice of the finest BRANDIES,
Scotch and Rye Whiskey, Jamaica Rum, Arrac,
Maraschino, Curacao, and other Cordials, Prime
Havana Segars. Sic. B. JOST.
dec b-3tco (m) Pa.av., btw. 17th Sc 18th str.
E have this week published the " Star
. , Schottische," by G'Schwend, and dedicated
to Messrs. Wallach Sc. Hope, .of the " Evening
This is very pretty Schottische, and our friends
should' not fail to secure a copy. We have also
recently opened five new Pianos, from the estab
lishment of Knabe, Gaelde & Co, and one froin
Firth, Pond, Sc Co., N Y., to all of which we in
vite the attention of those in want of a first-rate
instrument, as we are determined to sell at very
low rate's.
Pa. avenue, between 9th and 10th streets.
Dec 8?lm. (m)
scriber would most respectfully inform the_
citizens of Washington and vicinity, that he hfcs"
just opened a very choice and sclect assortment
of fine Gold Jewelry, rich Silver Ware, best qual
ity of Gold and Silver Watches, Gold and Silver
Spectacles, (told Chains, Seals. Keys, Gold and
Silver Thimbles, Gold Locket*, Tens, Pencils, Sec.,
tcc. All of which he now offers for sale by the
single article as cheap as goods of the same qual
ity can be purchased for in any other city in Amer
ica ; so that purchasers can be supplied here as
well and as cheap as in any other city. Please
cqll at the store (formerly occupied by Mr. Steven
Eddy) between IJ and Cth streets, north sida
Pennsylvania avenue.
P. S. All kinds of Watches carefully and nestly
repaired by
V. W. ROLLINGS WORTH, Watchmaker.
Dec 8? ly (m)
YWUR furnished ROOMS TO LET,
r and servants for hire. Apply to Dr R. T.
Dec eolni
By the House Line, expreuly for the Sentinel.
Great Riot at Brie.
Erie. Pa., Dec. 7.?The railroad company com
menced opening their guage at the State line ibis
morning. Simultaneously cttnuonwere tired, call
ing out the citizens to tear down the bridges, &c.
Erik, Dec. 7.?The excitement in increasing. A
mob of 700 it now tearing up the rails. The depot
master was mobbed and only escaped with his life.
The express train was unable to pass, and the de
pot is in the hands of the mob.
Heavy Robbery.
St. Louis, Dec. 7.?Sir George Oreen, en ro >te
for Texas, ou a hunting excursion, was robbed of
his portmanteau near Alton, containing a drift on
New York and $5,300 in gold.
Mailing of the Canada.
Boston, Dec. 7.?The Hteamer Canada, for Liver
pool, sailed to-day with $740,.r>00, principally in
American gold, and 82 passengers.
Eatx, 2, P. M.?The work of demolishing the
railroad bridges proceeds. The bridge across
French and State streets is torn down, and the
mob are now taking the rails out of the street at
the depot. The passengers from the lightning
train were taken areund the city to the line on the
other side. Police officer, Furgeson, who is en
gaged by the railroad company, while taking down
the names of the rioters was taken before a ma
gistrate, and made to give bail to keep the peace.
New Orleans, Dec. 7.?The Eldorado is below
from Aspinwall. The Pampero has arrived from
Nicaragua, and brings $400,000 in gold. The Geo.
Law left Aspinwall for New York on the 1st inst.,
with 600 passengers, and a million and a half in
The Star of the West left San Juan lor New
York on the 1st iustant, with a million and a half
of dollars, and 400 passengers. The Golden Gate
arrived at San Francisco on the 10th of Novem
Baltimore, Dec. 7.?The Italian opera company
are very successful here. They have a brilliant
house to-night. Madame De Vries, as Lucretia,
excited great enthusiasm.
Will be performed the comedy of
Zapateado, by Miss G. DAWES.
Song by Miss DE FORREST.
To conclude with
Mr. GOODALL, the young American actor, will
shortly appear.
Prices of admission, orchestra chairs, 75 cents;
dress circle, 50 cents ; family circle, 25 cents.
A gentleman accompanied by two ladies ad
mitted for $1 to the dress circle.
Doors open at i past G?curtain will rise at quar
ter past 7.
The performance will commence with the farce of
To be followed by the pantomime of
To conclude with the pantomime of
Panjuette, 60 cents; Reserved seats, 76 cents; Orchestra
seats, 76 cents; Family Circle, 26 cents; Tblnl Tier, 60
cents; Colored Gallery, 26 cents.
Doors open at a quarter to seven, to commence at seven
Madame blare, iu announcing to the
citizens of Washington and Georgeiown,
that she has retired from her profession, as in
structress of dancing, tenders to them her warm
est thanks for the patronage she has so long and
so liberally received. She begs leave to recom
mend to the favorable notice of her friends and
patrons, and of the public generally, as her suc
cessor, M. John Cocheu, in whom all confidence
may be placed, both as a gentleman, and as a
fully competent instructor.
Mona. J. Cocheu has the honor to announce to
the citizens of Washington and Georgetown, that
having been honored by Made Blake, by being se
lected as her successor, in teaching the art of danc
ing, he will commence his lessons in the Choro
graphic art, in the new room of Carusi's saloon, on
Wednesday the 7th of December.
Mons. C. is a pupil of the celebrated Mons.
Achille, and flatters himself that he is a credit to
his famous instructor; and refers with pride to his
many pupils in the State of Virginia, as proofs of
his success.
Mons. C. has pleasure in stating, that, through
I the kind interference of Madame Blake, he has
been appointed teacher of dancing in the convent,
and in the school of the Rev. Wm. J. Clark,
Days of Tuition: For Misses and Masters, on
Wednesdays from 3 to 5, P. M., and on Saturdays
fiom 11, A. M.. to 2 P. M. For Gentlemen, on Wed
nesdays and Fridays from 7 to 10. P. M.
Dec 4?2awlra [Int. und Star.]
LAND SCRIP.?Purchasers of land scrip
can generally tind some for sale on applica
tion at my office on 12th street, between E and F
streets, irom 0, A. M., to 12, M.
Doc 0?diftk
Shirts i shirts i i shirts i i !?centie
men in want of a superior article and good
titling shirts, will lind a first-rate assortment of all
styles at LANE'S
Gentlemen's Furnishing Establishment.
Dec 3?d2wif
CHILDREN'S and Intents' Hats, Caps,
and Flats of all colors, styles, qualities, and
Erices, a large and superior assortment now on
and, cheap lor cash, at LANE'S
Fashionable Hat nnd Cap Store,
Pennsylvania av., near 4} st.
Dec 3?d2wif
HATS! HATS!! HATS!!! of the latest
fashion and most approved styles; a full as
sortment now on hand at LANE'S tashionable hat
and cap store, Pennsylvania avenue, near 44 st.
Dec 3?d2wif
"VTEW STORE. An excelleut stock of
Xi gents' furnishing good, recently opened by
C. B1R.GE, under Willard'a Hotel, where he in
tends keeping every article called for in his line;
among which may be found Leary's hats, caps,
shawls, robede chambre, shirts ami collars, under
garments of every description, silk and cotton um
brellas, canes, glove*, hosiery, ire., Arc.
Dec 6?Oteod.*
Gautier's Saloons will tind, unon examina
tion of the present revised Bill of tare, that the
prices of many articles have been reduced.
Nov 30?eo3t (m)
DRESSING ROBES*? Another large and
varied supply of fine and low-pnced Robes
de Chambre, some all wool. Also, a small lot of
French robes, at STEVENS'S
Sales Room, Brown's Hotel.
Doc 3?3tif
and German Hose of superior and ordinary
qualities. Also, Merino and all-wool goods, in
various qualities and sises. Our assortment ol
hosiery ia complete and prices moderate, at
STEVEN'S Sales Room,
Dec 1?3uf Brown's Hotel
Sole Manager* and Contractor* of the Ma
ryland .state lotteries.
Managers' Office, No. 4 North Calvert at., next
door to Barn urn's City Hotel,
Baltimore, Mil.
PERSONS at a distance, addressing the Man
agers, can confidently rely on having their
orders for tickets in the Maryland Lotteries
promptly tilled.
Bank notes on any solvent bank in the United
States received at par lor tickets.
Bonda, to a heavy amount, are deposited with
the State to secure the payment of prizes*. Draw
ings conducted in public, under the superintend
ence of the State Lottery Commissioner.
We would call your attention to the following
splendid Lotteries, to be drawn under our man
agement, during the month of December. Any
orders you may favor us with will receive prompt
attention, and be considered strictly confidential.
The Managers' Official Scheme is always sent
from the Managers' Office, with all the tickets or
dered, and the priuted official drawing certified u>
by the State Lottery Commiattioner, will be sent
same day. after the drawing of the lottery is over.
All prizes sold.at the Managers' Office are
cashed immediately after the drawing.
These Lotteries will be drawn each Saturday
of the month, and we would suggest lo correspon
dents the propriety of sending their favors in the
early part of the week. Should an order be re
ceived too late for the Lottery of one week the
amount enclosed will either be invested in that ol'
the succeeding week, or returned to the corres
pondents, according to their wish.
Capital *30,000.
Class 2.
To be drawn In Baltimore, Md., Saturday. Dec. 10, 1858.
75 Numbers?13 Ballots
1 prize of. .$30,000
1 20,000
1 10,000
1 5,000
1 3,655
25 prizes of... 1,000
25 550
25 300
Certificate of 25 whole tickets $130 00
do 25 half do 65 00
do 25 quarter do 32 50
do 25 eighth do 16 25
Single tickets $10; Halves $5; Quarters (2 50.
Capital $55,366*
40 prizes of $5,000 each.
$#97,6% to be distributed.
Class A.
To be drawn in Baltimore, Md., Saturday, Dec. IT, 1853.
203 prizes of.... .200
62 100
62 80
124 50
124 30
4,464 20
24,563 10
66 prizes of..... .75
132 do .. 50
4,026 do .. 30
25,740 do .. 15
1 prize of..$55,366
40 prizes of. .$5,000
179 do .. 600
66 do .. 150
66 do ... 100
Certificate of 26 whole tickets $230 00
do 26 half do 115 00
do 26 quarter do 57 50
do 26 eighth do 28 75
Single tickets $15; Halves $7 50 ; Quarters $3 75.
Capital $10,000.
Olio 3.
To be drawn In Baltimore. Md.. .Saturday, Der. 124, 1853.
78 Nuinlwrs?19 Ballots.
1 prize of. .$40,000
1 15^000
1 7,500
1 0,756
4 prizes of... .4,000
4 2.500
4 1,500
800 prizes of.... .200
60 75
60 50
60 40
60 30
8,810 15
31,860 5
Certificate of 26 whole tickets $160 00
do 26 half do 30 00
do 26 quarter do 40 00
do 26 eighth do 20 00
Single tickets $10; Halves $5; Quarters $2 50.
Capital $60,000*
$31,535 prizes, amounting to $1,080,400.
For the Benefit of the Consolidated Lotteries
o f Maryland.
Class B.
To be drawn lu Baltimore. Md.. Saturday, Der. 81, 1853.
14 drawn ballots in each package of 25 tickets.
I prize of. . $?K).000 250 prizes of..... 300
1 do .. 40,000 61 do .. 200
1 do .. 20.000 61 do .. 100
1 do .. 8,270 122 do .. 75
10 prizes of. .$5,000 5,307 do .. 40
50 prizes of. 1,000 25,620 do .. 20
50 do .. 500
Certificate of25 whole tickets $250 00
do 25 half <lo 125 00
do 25 quarter do 62 50
do 25 eighth do 31 25
Single tickets $20; Hhlves $10; Quarters, $5;
Eighths $2 50.
'&SU Prizo Tickets must be returned before they
can be renewed or cashed.
All orders from a distance for Tickets in
the above Splendid Schemes will be promptly and
faithfully tilled, and official drawings sent to all
who order Tickets. Address.
R. FRANCE iV CO., Managers,
Nov. 27?dvVtw Baltimore, Md.
Furnished rooms for rent, on
Four-and-a-half street, three doors north of
Pennsylvania avenue. Apply to Dr. Holrnead.
Dec 3?6t
f mond, 7th street, has received a supply of
Crowley Ar Son's Gold Inlaid Needle#, a very su
Erior article ; also, a large assortment of Porta
onaies, three ply Shirt Collars. Dominoes, Back
Gammon Board, xc., and for sale low.
Dec G?3t (m)
riHAHLEH E. WEAVER, Attorney at
V7 L<aw and General Agent for the prosecution
of claims against the government, Washington,
D. C. Oct 19?lyd&cp
RUPPU restaurant AND HOTEL.
The proprietor is always prepared to furnish
ordinary or extra meals at short notice, including
all the delicacies of the season
He has two suites of furnished rooms suitable
for messes or single gentlemen. Also rooms for
private parties or business transactions. His lo
cation is convenient to the Capitol and the Ex
ecutive departments.
Pennsylvania avenue, next to Gadsby's Hotel.
Dec 7?if. if
Wkst sjdr 11th, threr doors arovk E strkt,
Card cutting and nrinting at shortest notice.
T. P. Brown. M. Brown.
Sep 21?dtf
Thomas Brown, T. D. Winter,
ri^HE UNDERSIGN ED ofler their services
I to prosecute claims of every description be
fore Congress and the different departments oi the
Office on 14th street, opposite Willard's Hotel.
Sep 29?tf BROWN & WINTER.
this article are large and our assortment is
new and complete. Persons will fiud it cheaper
to buy the bosoms than make them.
Also, a select assortment of Embroidered Bo
soms, of tine quality and elegant styles. Fo?saIe
Sales Room, Brown's Hotel.
Dec 4?3tif.
rpOYSl TOYS IS TOYS! 11?Lam mono, 7th
X street, second door below E, has just received
a large assortment of Toys, amongst which can
be found almost every article that will pleaso
children, end for sale wholesale and retail at low
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