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THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS. FIRST 8K88IDN. Senate?Friday, February IT, I8A4. The Seriate proceeded to the consideration of the private calendar, and the following billri were disposed of: Bill for the relief of Hodges and Lansdale, aud the legal representative* of Rinaldo Johnson aud Aune E. Johnson ; debated and postponed. A bill lor the relief of Joseph Campttii; passed. A bill tor the relief of John l>evltu; passed. A bill for the relief of John P. McElderry; pass ed. On motion it was ordered that when the Senate adjourn it adjourn to Monday. NEBRASKA?SLAVERY. On motion of Mr. DOUGLAS, the Senate pro ceeded to the consideration of the hill to establish a territorial governmeut for Nebraska. The last clause in the 14th section^ now is in these words: "That the Constitution and all laws of tint United States, which are MfL locally inapplicable, ahull have the name force anil efftcl within the said Territory of Nebra?ke as elHewhero within the United Staten, except the 8th Keothiu of the act preparatory to the admisiion of Missouri Into the Union, approved March 0, 1H20, which, iieing InconiiUleut with the principle of non-interranttou by UongreM with slavery in the States and Territories, as recognised by the legislation of 18&0, commonly called the - compromise measures,' is hereby declared inoperative aud void; it heiug the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate ulavery into any Territory sir State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their donieHlic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Couitltution of the Uuited States.'' The question pending was on the uioliou of Air. Ciiass to amend the same by adding thereto the following: " Under which the people of the Territories, through their appropriats representatives, may, if they see lit, pro* hlblt slavery therein." Mr. SEWARD said he had just received from the governor of New York the resolutions of the legislature of that State, reiuoustrating against the repeal of the Missouri compromise, which he wished to be read. The resolutions were read and ordered to be printed. He said that, at the close of the revolution, the United States rested southward on the St. Mary's, westward on the Mississippi, and their extensive domain was circumscribed by those rivers and the northern lakes. The Constitution anticipated the division of this domaiu into States, but it never anticipated any enlargement of the national bound aries. The people for years remained contented with these ample territorial limits. But the want of the free navigation of the Mississippi was foreseen. He traced the history of the acquisition of Lou isiana, Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, Utah, and California. Slavery before the revolution existed in nil the thirteen colonies, and in all the European, possessions in America. But it hnd been forced by British policy on the Americau people. They had protested against it, and only ceased their resistance when they submitted all their wroiigs to the arbitrament of arms At the close ol the revolution all the colonies anticipated an early removal of the system from the nation, and the slave trade was then suppressed. Though no disposition existed to abolish slavery in the Stales by federal power, still there was a strong pur pose to prevent its introduction into new commit nities. Mr. JefTerson proposed, as early as 178-1, to exclude it from the national domain which would be contained in cessions to the United. States. New States were admitted without anyjealousy between slave-holding and non-slaveholdiiitf sec tions. All the slave States admitted were south west of the Ohio, and to have abolished it there would have been a sectional act. The case wes different northwest of the Ohio. It was free and unoccupied. There was none of that great chain of railroads connecting and bindiug it. Iu that secluded region slavery could be secluded, and there our forefathers did prevent it. They dis carded the trite terms of " voting," "enacting"' "re solving," &c., as on other occasions, and they okdainkd its freedom forever; and they further ordained that that ordinance should be a compact not to be set aside except by common consent. The ordinance was agreed to unanimously. Vir ginia afterwards ratified it, as did also the first Congress under the Constitution. Under this ordinance the several territorial gov ernments established in the northwe?t territory, were organized with an exclusion of slavery, and in due time they have all come intq the Union as free States. They are yet young; but where ore their equals ? There, are gathered the young, vigorous, the active, the enlightened and free sons of every State, and of every nation. Thence now come the productions to supply the world. It was the policy of our forefathers to prevent the introduction of slavery where it was possible* The division of States into classes of free and slave-holding States soon followed ; and a rivalry was created between them. The Louisiana ter ritory was divideo into two territories which were afterwards admitted as the States of Louisiana and Missouri. What is now Arkansas, was detached. The application of Missouri for admission led to the compromise of 1S20. Under it the south re ceived slave-holding States; the north a wilderness, a desert. He regarded a compromise not as ac tually irrepealable, but as a measure not to be re pealed without a violation of honor, justice, aiul irood faith. il was now proposed not to repeal all of that compromise, but that part of it which secured Nebraska as free territory. This was proposed, too, after the measure had been acquiesced in for thirty years, and the south had received all its equivalents. The question involved an issue of public faith, national morality, and honor. It will be a sad day ior the republic when such a ques tion shall be deemed unworthy of grave discussion and intense interest. Even if the prohibition was unnecessary, the abstraction would involve the testing of the United States on the expediency, wisdom, and morality, of human bondage. It would be a melancholy day when that decision would not command the respect of the oppressed. It was a contest between slavery and freedom, which were both now more vigorous than ever before. To adhere to the compromise, was to se cure to free men and free labor this territory in the centre of the continent, capable of sustaining forty millions of people forever. To abrogate it was to resign it perhaps to the short-lived sovereignty of such communities as Mexico and the West In dies, and to convert that region into the theatre of wars, ol races, and castes, to end in desolation. To adhere is to secure such communities and in stitutions prosperity, &c., as is now found at the north. To abrogate is to commit it to uncertainty and to social, political, and commercial jealousy. He knew the Union was safe so long as equality existed. But he knew, also, that if the slaveholding States should multiply, and could without asso ciation with the north, constitute a commercial republic, they nnd their rule would be so Jiard that the non-slaveholding States would not sub mit to it. He described the present possessions of the slave-holding States, and said if this eastern slope of the Rocky mountains and the sources of the Mississippi were surrendered to them, where can territory be found for free States? What territory would the south aid to buy or conquer to make free States of? It was no answer to say that but a few slaves would go there. He knew that it look but a few slaves to make many slave States. Delaware had but 2.000 slaves against 91,000 freemen, yet Dela ware was here to vote as a slave Slate on this question. He rend the report of the Committee on Terri tories, and said tnis report the committee had de clared their judgment thai the compromise of 1850 did not by letter or spirit abrogate the Missouri compromise, and that the Missouri compromise ought lift to be abrogated; nnd yet they report two bills actually abrogating and repealing that meas ure. He exposed the inconsistency existing be tween the report and the bills ol the committee. If the compromise of 1800, repealed the com pact of 1820, then it was void and ought so to be declared. *l4iere was no necessity for asserting in the bill that the one was inconsistent with and abrogated the other. If it was true, very well; if untrue, the assertion of it here would not make it twie. It was unusual. There was not an act on the statute-book which, like this one, comes 1k>w ing, stooping, wriggling to Ihe Senate, pleading an excuse for Us declarations. He examined critically the logic that the one compromise, being inconsistent with the other, su perseded that other. He denied that it was ever understood by its authors, that the legislation of 1850 abrogated the compromise of 1890, and he ap pealed to senators who took part therein, whether they so understood it. He referred to speeches of Webster and Clay, to show they never thought so. The waiver of the Wilmot proviso and the fu gitive slave act were all the concessions to the south by that compromise of 1830. Ho quoted the propositions then made by the south, to extend the line of 36? 30' to the Pacific, through the Ter ritories ol' New Mexico and Utah, as evidence that they did not consider that compromise re pealed by those acts. He maintained the Missou ri compromise was reaffirmed by the Texas reso lutions. There was no necessity for this measure. A proposition ao bold, so wttoolwd ft* and yet so pregnant as this, should have aome Mlea of necessity. He denied the necessity tor auv such bill, lie alluded to the condition ot ihe Indians aniLlhe righls ffuaraAied diem by the na tion in this territory, fbe Indiana must go, and where? They cannot go Westward J they eannot return. They muat remain in Nebraska. While they remained there, the Miaaouri compromise could harm no one. He contended that the Missouri line waa in tended to apply to the Louisiana territory alone. No one, then, supposed that loreign territory was 1 to be acquired out of which slave States were to i be formed. If it did extend further, he would I like to know it. It might be important hereafter when China bemame annexed to the United ' ^'lle* examined the constitutionality of tho Mis souri compromise, and held it to be indisputable. He urged that, to preserve peace and harmony, seuators ought not to wage the war of slavery against freedom. It was an error to suppose that any act of Congress could suppress slavery agna tion, or keep down the sentiment * of freedom which animated the people of the non-slavehold ing States. It could not be done, tour years ago the Wilmot proviso was buried beneath the Itoors of the Senate, and its obsequies were per formed with pomp and ceremony, and yet t - day it was stalking through the halla of Congress clad in conipletest steel. - lie continued his remarks till nearly lour ? ^Mr.^PETTIT obtained the lloor, and said he would speak on Monday. , Mr SUMNER said he desired to speak on the bill, and would I* glad to tollow the senator Irom Indiana on Tuesday next. The bill wus then postponed. And tte Senate adjourned till Monday. Houtte of Representative#. Mr. L)EAN rose and stated that he had received a letter from the governor of New York, trans mitting the joint resolutions of the general assem bly of that State, relative to tho terntorial question now pending before Congress. He asked that the uancrs be read, laid ou the table, and printed. The resolutions were read, expressing the sense of the general assembly against the repeal of the Missouri compromise, and instructing lhe ?enators and requesting the representatives from that State to oppose the measure. The motion of Mr. Dean was then agreed to. The House took up and passed the bill indem nifying the State of Indiana lor a failure ot title to a township of land granted at the tune of her ad mission into the Union, in 1810. THE HOMESTEAD BILL"-NEBRASKA. The House resolved itself into a Committee ol the Whole on the stale of the Union, Mr. Olds in the chair, and look up the homestead bill. Mr STEPHENS, of Georgia, addressed the committee in reply to the gentleman from \er mont, (Mr. Mkacham.) who, several days ago, snoke against the Nebraska bill, nnd had eon tended that the repeal of the Missouri compromise would be the violation of a solemn contract, which had been adhered to from 1820 to the present time, and that any breach of it would be attended wiih disastrous consequences to the peace and harmony of the country. These positions, Mr. Stephens maintained, wei* untenable. In the Jrit place, the clause restricting slavery north of 30 JO was never deemed in the nature of a contract. As Mr. Clay said in 1850, perhaps no question was as little understood as the Missouri compromise. The compromise with which Mr. Clay was inden tified had nothing to do with the slavery restriction. Mr. Clay neither introduced nor voted for it. It was a law simply- Subsequently, in 18-1, when Missouri had framed her constitution iu pursu ance of law, the House of Representatives re fused her admission, because of the clause in her constitution prohibiting the introduction of free negroes: aud it was on the disagreeing vote that Mr Clay ofl'ered Ins compromise for the admission of Missouri. That was a compact, because Mis souri and Congress were both parties to it. Mis souri never gave her sanction to it, so far as sla very existed outside of her limits. She had no right to do so. Congress admitted Missouri into the Union with slavery. The gentleman frouiv ermont had asked whether the south would not in honor abide by the con tract Now he (Mr. Stephens) could state that, although the majority of the south were always against that so-called contract, as unconstitutional, they acquiesced in it for the sake of peace and harmony, protesting all the time. But the north never gave her sanction to that line ol division. The great principle was like that ot Lot and Abra ham: " Let not the herdsmen disagree. Vou go to the north, and we to the south. ' The south said we will abide by it, but not so the north. The next State which applied for admission into the Union was Arkansas, when John Quincv Adams moved an anti-slavery amendment, and al most every man from the north voted for it. And when the gentleman from Vermont talked about maintaining that line, and appealed to the honor of the South, he (Mr. Stephens) would ask, did the south ever seek to disturb it"? If this contract no longer exists, the north broke it. Of late, the National hitrUigcncer spoke oi the Missouri compromise as not much less than the Constitution itself; but when, in John Quincy Adams moved to disturb it, why did not that paper then sound the alarm that the Con stitution was in danger'( When eighty men voted to disturb it, why did not that paper then speak out? He repeated, the north repudiated the com Prii?183f), 1845, 1847, 1S48, and in 1850, the south offered the principle of the Missouri compromise as applicable to territorial questions then pending, but the north would not acquiesce in it, and Sena tor Calhoun said he would abide by it for the sake of peace. Hut the north almost unanimously re jected it. These things continued until 1850, and everybody knows tho state of things then existing when the anti-slavery spirit, in all its bitterness and fury, was fairly arouse^. When the south ofl'ered the Missouri compromise to the north, the north again and again rejected it, then the south was thrown back on her original rights, under the Constitution, and the battle-cry raised, " Lay on Macduff, and damned be he who ilrst cries Hold . enough." 1 ho whole gist oi the question was, the right ol (he people to form such a constitution as they may please. The doctrine of the frcesoilers. that Congress ought to mould the people of the Territories, was the old tory doctrine of Lord North in the British Parliament. The doctrine of the south was that of the whigs of 1775 and '70, namely, no restriction on the rights of the people. Just so in 1S50. We removed the irritating cause and established-the principles of the compromise, that the Territories shall be received into the Union ns States, with or without slavery in their constitutions at the time of their application. This was the taking of the slavery question out of Congress and placing the Territories on the ground our forefathers claimed for the colonies?the right to govern themselves? and removing the irritating cause. A(ler glancing at the history ofthe compromise measures of ISfK), he said, on the occasion of their passage, patriotism rose superior to party. lie said he had heard many people speak as to which was the greatest oratorical effort of Mr. Webster; but he thought that the greatest was when that distinguished statesman from his ba rouche addressed three thousand of his fellow-cit izens before the Revere House, when Fancuil Hall was closed against him. Mr. Websterexhil> ited a tone and temper, on that occasion, which he recommended to northern men for imitation. He said to those who had disapproved of his course: "Gentlemen, you have conquered an in hospitable dimulc ; you have couquered a barren soil; you have conquered the ocean which lashes your shores, and have made yourselves the esteem of all the world; but you have another thing to do, and that is, to conquer your prejudices.'' There mignt be gentlemen who, under execu tive patronage, or other cause, have given in some sort of adho?ion to the compromise of li>f)0; but it was known that, in some eases, the adhe sion was but temporary. He never doubted that the opposition would again break out. The hy drophobia or negromania is hardly ever cured. The ndder continues to hiss, but he did not believe as great an excitement could be raised on thisques lion as heretotore. In conclusion, he eloquently and earnestly con tended for the principle that the people of the ter ritories shall frame their own institutions Let it be a republican principle, and maintained for all time to come. With it we shall go on in the bright career of honor and glory which awaits us. By the contrary course we shall have sectional broils. Let us pursue peace. Mr. CAMPBELL said that, with regard to the Constitution of his country and devotion to the Union of those States, he yielded to no one, not even to the gentleman firoin Georgia. When he looked back on the past, and recollected her close alliance with those who spilled their best blood on the battle-tields ofthe revolution, both in the north and the south, he felt that he owed it as one of the last and greatest duties devolving on him to pro tect the Constitution and stand by this glorious Union, whioh was the result of their patriotic la bors; and never, until he should be satisfied that the purposes for which tho government was formtvl have been subverted froni the purity of principle, would he^ propose that the I'nion of those Statei shall be sewed. There are timet when we should all speak plainly. He would say to the gentleman from Georgia and to others ol the south that, if they claim that one of the objects ol government ia to make a oooquestol territory from other nations, which baa been dedicated to freedom, in order that the institution ol slavery may be extended over it; and if it is to be d*1"?J one of the great purposes of government that the institution of slavery shall be propagated and per petuated in that way, when this principle is fixed, then set him down as a distinionist. He then repelled the charge tliat he was a free soil agitator, and replied to a portion ofthe re marks of Mr. Stephens. He believed that there was 110 express authority in the Constitution for the enactment of such a law as the Missouri com promise, yet he believed dccasion* might ar se which requires the enactment of extra constitu tional measures, as in the ease of the Louisiana purchase. He quoted from Thomas Jeffersou, and other eminent authorities, to show that it was the intention of the revolutionary patriots to put a check on slavery, and contended that Congress has power to exclude slavery from the territories. Mr. KEltR addressed the comniitle in support of the compromise measures of 1650. As a southern man, he felt himself specially bound to , stand by them, and under no circumstances would , he impair tbe solemn obligation. Gentlemen | might pay what they pleased about peace and , quiet, but there was no other mode to obtain peace and quiet except that proposed in the Nebraska bill?the right of the people to establish their own institutions. As a well-kown Union man, his motto was liberty and equality, or death, lie had no idea of yielding to the Union, to be op pressed. Until the north fully understand this, they will not cease to oppress the south. I he south must plant itself on the Constitution and eiiual rights, or it will never be able to make a successful resistance to those who proclaim the the principles of the " higher law," and defy all government authority when it comes in conflict with their own private purposes. Mr. GIDD1NGS made some explanations in re lation to the Lousiana purchase. Tbe conimitte rose, and The House adjourned until Monday. Supreme Court of the United States, Friday, February 17,1854. Alexander D. Fraser, est^., of Michigan, was admitted an attorney and counsellor ol this C?No. (54. John C. Yerger, appellant, vs. Robert S. Brandau et al., executors of William Bran don, deceased. The argument of this cause was continued by Mr. Badger, for the appellees, and concluded by Mr. Reverdy Johnson, for the appellant. . No. G6. F. D. Conrad, plaintiff in error, vs. David Griffey. This cause was argued by Mr. Gillet, for the defendant in error, and submitted on a printed argument by Mr. Benjamin, ior the plaintiff in error. , Adjourned until Monday, at 11 0 clock. MARRIED. On Thursday, the 16th Instant, In JU?< Epiphany, by tie Her. J. W. Vrwch. Dr. )VM" ".^J^ DER to SARAH, eldest daughter of the late Abraham Wrcx, of this city. On Tuesday evening, the 14th Instant, by tho Rev. Mr. Ptnk. HENRY D. JOHNSON to MARY, youngest daughter of Colonel J. J. Abkrt. DIED, At her residence, In Georgetown, on the evening of the 15th inst., Mrs. EMIY CORCORAN, relict of the late Col. Tuos. Corcoran, aged 44 years. *S- The Rev. "W. H. Mlltourn, Chaplain to the House of Representatives, will preach in the Cspltnl on Sunday morning next, at 11 o'clock. Subject: tho Chris tian idea of woman and har sphere. *s- Mxtli Presbyterian CUurch.--R?y. Mason Nonut, pastor, will preach In tho basement of this new edifice, corner of Sixth and C streets, south, to-mor row, at 11 o'clock, a. m. and 7, p. m. The public are invited to attend. *m~ Rev. Alexander Dnneanson, pastor. Congregational Church, on Fifth street, west of the City Hall, will preach to-morrow, at 11 o clock, a. m., and J/j,, p.m. Butpect in the morning?" The Unity of tho Church. Methodist Kplseopal ChnreU, Sonth, Eighth street, between H and 1. Tho Rev, Thomns John son, of Nobraska,' will preach in this church tomorrow, (Sabbath,) at eleven o'clock, a. m., and the pastor, Rev. James A. Duncan, at half past seven, p. m M'ft- Masonic.?A general meeting of tl*e Masonic Fraternity of the District of Colum .ia .s hereby called for Monday evening next, the 20th Instant, at 7 o'clock, to hear the report of the committee appointed at the last meeting, relative to the erucu<m^of_a Mason c Temple. chairman. JSP- Tito CMBcers off the Army, both regn lar and volunteer, who served in the war *lt* rtKiuested to meet in tho reading-room of the'United States Hotel, on Monday evening, at V/$ o'clock, to discuss a sub ject of great importance to themselves. m*. The Ladles' Fair of Ryland Chapel, Metho dist Kpiscopal Church, will he opened lalthelsl%???; mi Wadneaday eveniug. tho ldth instant. Tbj laaion, insure success in their praiseworthy o^c-ct. w'll spare no pains to make the Fair pleasant and attractive to all. Meztocraph I,llxenesses.?Thi* new art of portrait taking, lateft introduced by Mr. is M knowledged by all to surpass anylluug yet offered to the public as a substitute for Ivory mininturos.ltispurely ur American invention, and should l>e patronized bv al 1 patrons Of the line arts. Vrhlle it possesses all thei truth fulness of the daguerreotype, Okecleamessof the finest steel engraving, and surpasses, when colored, the ivory miniature in the luiitatUn of nature, and w unite a* dura ble. at a much loss expense. ... , . Mr. Whltehurst ha* some beautiful specimens on exhi biUon at his gallery in this city, and Is furnishing them, uncolored, at about the cost of the finest Though the chief excellency of this art Is the facility with which tliey can be multiplied, as many hundreds or thou sands can be made from a single sitting, with all the cor rectness of the original. Dec 24?dtf (m) Special Notlce.?IIENRY'S INVIGORATING CORDIAL.'?The merits of this purely vegetable extract for the removal and cure of physical prostration, debility, nervous affections, &c., Ac., are fully described in another column of this paper, to which the reader Is re ferred. iJ per bottle, 3 bottles tor $6, six battles for*8 *10 per dozen. Observe the marks of the penuitr. Prepared only by S. E. COHEN, No. 3 Iranklln Row, Vine street, below Eighth, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For sale by all respectable druggists and merchants ?rouBh.ut lb. co.m.rj., ?;?>?? D. 0. CAN BY 4 HATCH, Baltimore. PEEL 4 STEVENS, Alexandria, Va., Wholesale Agents for Vlrglua Gllman'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 chios. Gentlemen are now seen going into our hair-dressing saloons with hair, whiskers, inusta chios, and eyebrows of all imaginable colors, and in five minutes they will appear on the street hav ing them entirely changed and decidedly improved by a lustrous black, obtained by using Gii-man's Dyk.?Norfolk Herald. For sale by Z. D. Gii.man, Chemist, Washington City SHIRTS made ill the Best Style.?Gentle men leaving their orders with us for Shirts are sure to have them made of the best material and iu the best style, and in all cases to fit, or no sale. STEVENS'S Sales ltoom, Feb 18?3tif Browns' Hotel. Mrs. mowatt'8 autobiography. A further supply of this popular and inter esting book, which has already met with an unpre sidented sale, just received at TAYLOR & MAURY'S, kw JEWELRY AT THE NEW ll ?tore.?h. o. Hood has just received an ad ditional stock, of fine Jewelry and Watches, direct from the manufacturers, together with a variety of Spectacles and other goods, which he is selling at New York city prices, and from 15 to 25 per cent, lower than, goods of the same quality can be purchased lor elsewhere in this section ol country, and no mistake. Please call and ex amine his stock and prices, at the sign of the Large Spread Eagle, Pennsylvania avenue, be tween 4j nnd 6th streets. N. B. Watch repairing in all its branches, neat executed, and with dispatch by Jan 10?tf W. W. hollingsworth. EDWARD LYCETT, Sen., Book-Binder, Potomac Hall, corner of Eleventh street nnd Maryland avenue,over Clarke's Drug store, Wash ington, D. C. Every style of book-binding executed, either in velvet, Turkey Morocco, Russia, or fancy colors, calf. Periodicals and Music neatly half bound. Mr. ltcctt respectfully suggests to his friend* that while much has been done to transmit family records, little care has been taken to preserve pa rental likenesses. He takes thin method to inform his friends, and those desirous of perpetuating per sonal remembrances, that daguerreotype like nesses can be inlaid on the inside covers of family bibles, presentation books, or keepsakes, speci mens of which can bo #een at his bindery, or he can be addressed by letter, which will be promptly attended to. * Dec 13?3meod (m) Feb is. Book store, near 9th street. focal anb ^trsml. Additional Power* to tlie Corporation of Wa?hlugtoU.?Mr. Dawson, & member of the Committee on the District of Columbia, introduced a bill in the Senate on Wednesday, "granting cer tain additional powers to the corporation ol Wash ington." It authorizes the corporation First. To prescribe the time, places, and man ner of holding all elections, and to provide for the proper conducting ol the same, and tor the punishment of any person who may wilfully dis turb the commissioners of elections, or who may perjure himself iu case of a challenge of his vote. Secondly. The corporation is authorized to cause any streets, or the carriage-ways or foot-ways, thereof, or of any portions of the same, to be paved graded, or otherwise improved, whenever in its discretion the same may be deemed proper and necessary, any restriction or conditions heretofore existing in the premises to the contrary notwith standing j aud iu like maimer to cause to be con structed any drains and sewers which it may con sider necessary for the proper dninlgt. health, or convenience of the city. Thirdly. The corporation is to have power to cause new alleys to be opened into the squares, and from time to time to open, extend, change, or close those alrendy luid out, and to dispose of the ground occupied by any such alley or alleys as may have been, or hereafter may be, closed by the authority of the corporation. Fourthly. Power is given to create and estab lish police and municipal courts, and a house or houses of refuge or correction for juvenile or other offenders, and to provide for the support and gov ernment of the same by special tax, or out of its corporate fund, or otherwise; and to puss any and all laws, not inconsistent with the Constitution und laws of the United States, for the establish ment of an efficient police for the maintenance of order, the protection of persons and property with in the city, aud for the punishment, by fine or im prisonment, or both, of offences against the ordi nances and police regulations of the corporation? smcIi imprisonment to bo either in the county jail, or in such municipal establishments, work houses, houses of correction or of refuge, as may be provided by the corporation for that purpose. Fifthly. The corporation shall have power to provide by law for the levying and collection of all taxes which it is or may be authorized to impose, or whioh may have been heretofore lawfully im posed but are remaining unsatisfied, in such man ner tis may be deemed most etlicient and condu cive to the interest of the city. Sixthly. The corporation is empowered to or ganize a fire department, and to appoint one or more engineers, directors, or other officers, for the superintendence and direction of the firemen, fire companies, engines, hose, and .fire apparatus, at all fires or alarms of fires occurring in the said city, and also to pass all laws or police regulations, which may be deemed neccssary or expedient for the regulation, control, and management of all fire companies now existing, or hereafter to be incor porated or otherwise established in the said city, or the members thereof, anything in any existing law or charter to the contrary notwithstanding^ Seventhly. The corporation is authorized or em powered to pass all laws, ordinances, and regula tions, which may be nccessary to carry into eflect the hereinbefore granted powers and every ol them. _ A Mammoth Horn#?We have recently seen a beautiful horn, (taken from the head of an ox,) more than three feet in length. It is elegantly polished, the mouth covered with heavy silver, with the Scotch thistle in relief, and the motto, "Nrmo vie impune lacessit '?no one provokes me with impunity ? the motto ol the order ol the Thiatle, to the rough nature of which it has allu sion. Horn is the scriptural symbol of strength or power, and vulgarly is a drinking cup?horns being used anciently for clips. The horn to which we have specially referred was probably carried in some Highland clan, by the commissariat, from which was dispensed the a!coholic< stimulus, which the fatigued, bonneted, and killed warriors, it is presumed, readily imbibed, in days far anterior to the enactment of the Maine law. Battle of New Orleans.?The beautiful paint ing of the battle of New Orleans, executed by Mr. Fisher, of New Orleans, excites the general at tention and admiration of the nuinerou??visitors to the Capitol, in the rotunda of which this work of art is exhibited. It is valuable both on account of pictorial skill and the interesting chapter of our national history which it delineates, ihe press of New Orleans has pronounced it the best and truest painting of the great event ever sketched upon the canvass. Twelve or thirteen years were devoted to this Work, which probably none but a patient gentleman like Mr. Fisher would have under taken. His object is to sell it, for a pecuniary "consideration, to adorn some public hall or depart ment of the government. Strangers ? From present appearances, the number of strangers now in this city is greater than at any former period during the present session of Congress. Thousands of them daily visit the Capitol and other public places of attrac tion. Mklancuoi.y Occurrkxce and Affecting Instance ok Fidelity in' a Dots.?On Wed nesday, the 3d instant, Mr. Collinson, farmer, of Grainside Beck, in Tecsdale, left home with the intention of driving a flock of sheep over the fell to Dufton. Not having arrived at his destination the following day, and a violent snow-storm having raged the whole of W ednes day night, the greatest anxiety was felt for his safety, and a number of men started in search of him. They prosecuted their arduous task in effectually for three days, but on Monday morn ing his body was discovered in the snow by means of his faithful dog. The searchers had passed the place where the deceased was lying, when they were attracted by the actions of a dog, which started up from among the snow. The dog they recognised as having belonged to Mr. Collinson, and it by degrees led them to its master's corpse. They found, by the unfor tunate man's track through the snow, that he had several times fallen, but had battled man fully for life, until at length, having become completely exhausted, he had fallen for the last time and died. The poor dog had scraped away the snow from his master s face, and then | nestled in his breast, and had never forsaken him until he heard the voices of men in search, j The sheep, with a few exceptions, have all been ; recovered. Mr. Collinson was much esteemed 1 by his neighbors, and his untimely death has cast a gloom over the whole district. [ Durham Advertiser. Free Soil Convention.?Boston, Feb. 10. The freesoil convention is in session at Faneuil.to take action against the Nebraska bill. The leaders of the party are all present. Letters have been re ceived from .lohn P. Hale and Salmon P. Chase. J. W. Alvord. the freesoil senator from Frank lin county is presiding at the convention. Speeches were made by Anson Hurlingaflie, Hev. Joshua Leavitt, Hon. Amos Tuck, of New Hampshire, Theodore Parker, Aiwasa Walker,Henry Wilson, and others. Some of these speeches were very exciting. Mr. Tuck said that if the bill passed, the peopie must arm for a long and bitter contest, with the cry of repeal, and destroy every com Kmise. A letter from Preston King^f New k, was read. The reaoluli^nsaibpled are violent and threatening. 1KST- It is proposed by one of the most wealthy citizens of roughkecpsio to purchase Wynert point, on the Hudson river, and erect thereon a monument to the great discoverer of the stream that hears hi* name, Ilendrick Hudson. ^eligrappt. By the House Line, expressly tor the Sentinel. ADDITIONAL NEWS BY THE CANADA. Halifax, Feb. 17.?-I forward you the following additional items*, received by the Canada. Prince Napoleon had keen sent to Belgium to impress the king with the necessity of acting tlrmly with the allies of Turkey, us Belgium can not maintain neutrality without incurring the dis pleasure of France. The prince also goes on a mission to the various German courts. The French cabinet held a council on the 30th ultimo, and resolved to send 80,000 troops into Turkey. Count Orloff's mission to Vienna was for the purpose of asking permission lor a Russian force to pass through Hungary. It is reported that if Count Orloff fajled to obtain this, the czar would visit Vienna in person. The Russian vice commander at Sebastopol had been cashiered (or allowing the Retribution to to enter that port. The interview of Count Orlofl'with the Emperor of Austria was brief and unsatisfactory. Count Orlotl'was greatly dissatisfied with his reception, and it was further reported that the Emperor of Austria would consider the passage of the Danube by the Russians equivalent to u declaration of wur. Mr. Bell, the English engineer captured jin the battle of Sinopo 011 board of a Turkish steamer, ; had been released. The Russian chambers have promptly grained ? the supplies necessary for a complete state of de- I fence No change had taken place in the condiliou of. atiiiirs at Kalalat. There were rumors of a naval engagement in the Black sen, in which the Russian fleet was de- ! stroyed, but this lacks continuation. A portion of the Turkish lleet had gone to Egypt, to ship 1VJ.000 well-trained troops, including a regiment of heavy artillery and a regiment of riflemen. English steamers were engaged in examining the soundings at the entrance of the Baltic. All the allied fleets hud returned to Beicos bay, causing much astonishment. Col. Dein,sciit by the government of France to report on the condition of the Turkish army on the Dauube, pronounces it capable of keeping (he Russians in check for a long time. The Turks were deficient in cavalry. Two French officers had also been sent on a similar errand to Asia. The hostility of the Swedes to Russia was in creasing. The latest accounts from Persia stale that the English influence preponderates. Spain. Commodore Quepada had beeu appointed naval commander at Havana. Revolutionary handbills were published through out Spain, and the feeling against the queen was intense. Italy. Uneasiness prevails throughout northern Italy, and an outbreak was feared. The Canada sailed from Halifax at 8 o'clock last night, and will be due at Boston early to-morrow. The Very Latest. Despatches from Vienna state that Count Buol had drawn out a declaration of neutrality, with a strong learning towards the views of the western powers, and has given this to Count OrlofT as a final answer. OrlofT's mission has therefore failed. The czar proposed to form a defensive league with all the German powers, and if the western powers attacked any of them, Russia would assist them, and conclude no peace without consulting their interests. The German powers, through Austria, declined the proposal. The western powers are immediately to demand and compel the evacuation of the principalities. The Russian minister at London has paid a limit and formal visit to the foreign department. The Paris Bourse on Friday, after much fluctua tion, closed with a rise. New York Market. New York. Feb 17.?Flour is firm this morning, with sales of 4,2.00 barrels nt 75 (aj 89 for State and Ohio. Southern flour is easier, with sales of 350 barrels Baltimore at S8 87$ (5) $9 00$. Wheat is firm, with sales of 4.250 bushels at S2 for southern red. Corn is a shade lower, with sales of 15,000 bushels at 102 @ 10G for mixed and yellow. Whisky?sales of 200 barrels Ohio, at 33 cents per gallou. Provisions arc unchanged. Naval Movement. New York, Feb. 17.?The United States steamer Fulton sailed from Neuvitas on the 3d instant for Cardenas. Steamer Sunk and Loss of Life. St Louis, Feb. 15.?On Sunday last, the steamer Amazon, bound for Memphis, struck a rock, mid sunk in five minutes. Two of the passengers were drowned. GENERAL AGENCY.?undersigned most respectfully informs, by this notice, his friends and the public in general, here and esle where, that he has opened an Agency Office for the prosecution of claims of every description against the government, before the several depart ments or Congress; procure pensions, bounty lands, extra pay, and arrearage pay, and will ai tend to the buying and selling of real estate, the reuling of houses, and a general collecting busi ncss; he will also furnish parties at a distance with such information as they may desire from the seat of government. Charges will be mode rate. Office, at present, will be on M near 18th street. References. Hon. J. C. Dobbin, Secretary of the Navy. Hon. J. Davis, Secretary of War. N. ('allan, esq., President of th* Board of Coin vton Council. Gen. John M. McCalla, Attorney at Law. James H. Caustin, esq. W. C. Reddall, State Department. SAMUEL G. TAYLOR. Jan 17?tf New united states gazetteek. A new and complete Guzetteerof the United Stales, by Thomas Baldwin ami J. Thomas, M. 1). Just received at TAYLOR & MAURY'S, Jan. 22 Bookstore, near 9th street. Theological essayTheological Essays, by Frederick Denison Maurice, A. M., from the second London edition, Willi n new preface and other additions. For sale at TAYLOR & MAURY'S Feb 10 Bookstore near i*th street. A GOOD STEEL PEN.?The Patent Amal gam Quillspring Pen, recently imported by TAYLOR i.\c MAURY, will be found to supply the ul>ove desideratum. They are manufactured with fine, medium, and broad points, to suit the various slylcs of writing. Book ami Stationery Store, near 9th street. Feb. 17?tf NEW FIGS, Finest quality.?One rase, sixty drums, Eleuic. " Ne plus ultra.'* SllEKELL & BAILEY, Successor to Jno. B. Kibbey & Co. No. 5, opposite Centre Market. Jan 24?3tif NEW FANCY GOODS.?The subscriber has just received u new and l>eautirul as sortment of Fancy Goods, including Silver Porte monnaies, Pincushions and Card Baskets, Ladies' Work Boxes, Dressing and Cigar Cases for gen tlemen, and a fresh supply of P? rfumery. W. C. ZANTZ1NGER, Stationers' Hall, adjoining Irving Hotel. Feb 10?3tif SCHOOL BOOKS of all kinds used in the District; also drawing and painting studies, a very large and tine assortment. For sale low, at GRAY <3fc BALLANTYNE'S Jan 26 Bookstore, 7th sUeet. NEW HOOKS.?The Old and the New or The Changes of Thirty Years in the fclast. By Wm. Goodell. Haps and Mishaps or, A Tour in Europe. By Grace Greenwood. For sale at GRAY Sc BALLANTYNE'S bookstore, Jan 15 7th st., near Odd Fellows' hall. New MEDICAL BOOKS a( Taylor and Maury's.?Pneumonia,its supposed connex ion, Pathological and Etiological, with autumnal fevers; including an inquiry into the existence and morbid agenriyof Malaria; by R. La Roche, M. D. A treatise on Acute mid Chronic Diseases of the Neck of the Uterus. Illustrated witlyiumer ous plates colored and plain, by Charles D. Meigs, M. 1>. Just receivod at TAYLOR & MAURY'S, Feb 11 Bookstore, near 9th street. &m?itmtnl?. RISLEY 4 GOOD AIL'8 VABIETE. MR. W. R. GOODALL For positively the last lime, in the grand rouiantic Drama oft he CORSICAN BROTHERS; With its new and gorgeous scenery painted by Mr. Bowes. Complicated machinery,ex traordinary effects, See., ON SATURDAY EVENING, Feb. 18, Will be performed the grand romantic drama of the CORSICAN BROTHERS. M. Fab euDeiFranchi, I _>Mr w R Goodall. M. Louis Del rranehi, J To conclude with a new Petite Comedy, in one act, written by a well known literary gentle man of this city, entitled WOMAN'!) RIGHTS. u The distinguished actress, MISS DAVENPORT, Is enguged and will appear oil Monday evening Prices of Aduilsalon.?Orchestra ???U 76 c?nU ilreas circle, 60 mU; family circle, 26 cents. A gentleman accompanied by two ladies admitted for $1 to th? tlrenH circle. Doors open st ^ past ft?curtain will rise at quart* past 7. "national theatre. Twelfth night of the brilliant and successful en gagement of Mr. FORREST. ON SATURDAY EVENING, Feb. la, Will bo performed the celebrated lad inn tragedy, entitled MBTAMOHA. Metamora - Mr. FORREST. To oonclude with SKETCHKH IN INDIA. Prices of admission i Ureas circle and parquette, 60 rents; reserved noats, ".*> runts; orchestra Heats,76 cents family circle, 26 cents; third tier,60 ceuU; colored gal.ery, 26 cents; private boxes, ?>. ODD FELLOW'S HALL. S. S. SANDFOUD'S old established and origi nal New Orleans OPERA TROUPE are again before the Public. S. S. Sandford respeetfully announces that, in consequence of the loss of his Opera House, Phil adelphia, which was destroyed by fire on the 9th of December, lie has refitted with new and mag nificent Wardrobe, Instruments, 6cc. for a travel ling Tour, and that the Troupe, with all its force, will appear on MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUA RY 13th, and continue during the week. In addition to the favorite performers attached to Sandford's Troupe, he takes pleasure in an nouncing the greatest Stars in the Minstrelsy business. R. H. Slitter, the Champion Dancer. A. J. Al len, Bnnjoist. Ilerr Liebenstien, the Hungarian Vocalist. And the original Troupe, Messrs. Rainer, Collins. Sandford, Lynch, Holdin, Rudolph, Kava naugh, Lindsay, Schweet, and Master Sandford. Pofessor Scuweet will preside at the Piano Forte. Admission 25 cents; no half price, Doors open at half-past 6 o'clock, to commence at 7. feb 12?dtf rpHE HUTCHINSON FAMILY, from the I Old Granite State, are happy to announce to the citizens of Washington that they will give three of their Vocal Entertainments at Carusi's Saloon, commoacing on Friday evening, February 17, 1S5J, and positively closing Monday, the 20th, introducing their new compositions. Tickets 50 cent.", children half price ; to be had at the principal Music and Book stores. Doors open at 6J o'clock; commence at 7J. Feb 16?If J. P. DICKINSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, WASHINGTON, D. C. (Late Examiner of Claims in the Pension OJice,) Will attend to any busiuess entrusted to his care; Eirticularly to Claims lor Pensions, Bounty Land, and Patents. Scrip, Back Pay, <ko. References: lion. R. M. T. Hunter, U. S. Sen ate; Hon. Juo. W. Maury, Mayor.of Washington; Hon. Jas. E. Heath, lute Commissioner of Pen sions; Hon. Jno. Wilson, .Commissioner of Gen eral Land Office. I have duplicate pay rdis of the army from 1790 to 1810, the original of which were burnt in 1814. J. P. D. Dec 21?Gmeod T)APIER MACHB ARCHITECTURAL 1 Decorations.?The attention of Architects, Builders, and others, is iuvited to this new mate rial, which is now so extensively used at the north for house and church decoration. For beauty of finish and durability, it is equal to carved wood, and is much cheaper and in every way superior to plaster. ? We are prepared to fill orders upon the shortest notice, at the manufactory prices. ADAMS Ac HASKINS, Agents for Boston Papier Maclie Co., Pa. avenue, north side, bet 10th and 11th sts. Jan 18?eotf FENCING SCHOOL. ?1HEVAL1ER N1EDZIELSK.I. late M^jor ) in the Hungarian army, instructs in all the branches jfthe healthy and gallant accomplish ment of fencing, as taught in Europe and America, and now the fashionable accomplishment of tin American gentleman, so conducive to health, graceful attitude, aud defensive acquirement. Terms : Six lessons, S3; 12 lessons, $5, in ad vance. Near corner of Thirteenth st. nndPenn. nv. Deo IT)?d,')m* YALEN TINES.?A large Mock of Valeu tines, embracing every variety of style and price, just reoived at TAYLOR ,% MAURY'S, Feb 10?3t Book store, near Ninth strvct. ALENTINES! VALENTINES!! Comic and Sentimental Valentines. Also Envelopes, Cards, and Writers, at wholesale and retail, at LAMMOND'S. Feb 7?3t Seventh Street New volume of pereiar's ma teria MEDICA.?Pereiar's Materia Mediea and Therapeutics, Vol. 2, Edited by Joseph Carson, M. D., just received at TAYLOR ?Sc MAURY'S Bookstore, near 9th street. Jan. 15. rpHE PARIS Amber-tlntcd Pearl-laid Note I Paper and Envelopes, used in the court cir cles of Europe. Just imported and for sale at TAYLOK fc MAURY'S Feb 11 Stationery Store, near 9th st. I^IRE AND MARINE INSURANCE. _ Globe Insurance Company, of I'tica, New \ork, Capital $.'100,000.?The subscriber, agent for the aliove company, is prepared to take risks on every description of property in city or coun try. This is one of the sufest companies in the Union. The most satisfactory references givec to applicants. Bates as low as any other com pany of cuun I standing. JAMES J. MILLER, Over bank?Seidell, Withers & Co., Jan 18?eodlm CM ENERAL AGENCY. ? The Subscriber JC pays special attention to the prosecution ol claims before Congress or the Departments; col lerts debts. Also, buys and sells real estate; ne gotiates loans, having facilities by which be can generally negotiate loans on small sums on good paper, at short date. JAMES J. MILLER, Over Selden, Withers & Co.'s Hank. Jan IS?eodlm T)ENSION LAWS.?The last edition, com piled by the Commissioner of Pensions in 1&-19. In addition, the resolutions, laws, and ordi nances of the old Congress, showing the pay to of ficers of the line and the stall" of the army, the hos pital department, and medical stall', and of the quartermaster's department; half-pay of the line under the resolve of October 21st, 1780; under other resolutions, to ollicers, to officers of themed ical department and medical stall', chaplains ; and commutation pay under the resolution of March 22d, 1783; together with the names of the officers of the continental line of the army in all the States who served to the end of the war, and acquired the right of commutation pay; with the names of officers killed in battle, or who died in service. Price $1; sent postage free to any part of tho Uni ted States. For sale at TAYLOR & MAURY'S Bookstore, Feb 14 Near Ninth street. TflRGISlA ?? PAY ROLLS AND MIT9 \ ter Rolls."?Two copies of these scarce and valuable lists of soldiers (or sale at TAYLOR <Sc MAURY'S Feb 13 Bookstore, neur 9th street. , 3UsttlW*tt>s. Gborge p. fox arrived at wil LARD?S HOTEL January 26, 1834. en route from Baltimore, and respectfully announces to the world, (Washington, D. C., London and Par i., in particular,) tbe intended removal, on or be fore the 1st day of May next, of George P. to xSc Sons' Metropoliuu> Tailoring Department. The business will be transferred from the northeast lo the southwest corner of tbe same block of build ups viz: to the store, 25 feet frout 103 feet deep, No. 321 Broadway, New York city, next door to the City Hospital gate., formerly occu|mdby Messrs Seaman & Muir, and lately by Till-any & Cutting, dry goods merchants. Jan Jm DRESS SHIRTS.?We are now prepared to fit and make Dress Shirts in the best and great variety of styles, and guarantying them in all oases to fit, either plain, embroidered, milled, stitched, or the new article of French liosonis, French plain, or milled Culls; in fact, any and every style required. Persons who have l>eeu wearing bad-fitting shirts can l?o suited or no sale al ~ , STEVENS'S Sales-room, Brown s Hotel. Feb. 11?3tif ft 1)1 A RUBBER G(HHK-We keep al ways on hand a general assortment ot the above goods, such as coats, cloaks, cloths, piano Even's, Pa. avenue, between tfth and 10th streets. Dec 10?3m JOHN A. LINTON, Attorney at Law, has removed his office, to the north side ol Lou isiana avenge, between 6th and 7th streets. Jan 20?lw. 3taw 1 > EW ARE OK IMPOHITON?-The under tj signed, proprietors of hotels in Washington, advise all persons visiting said city not to deliver their checks to the baggage-master, who passes through the cars between Baltimore and Wash inirton, but to retain them until their arrival at the Washington depot, where they will find the porters of the hotels, who will take charge of their checks and conduct them lo the hotel coach. By pursu ing this course they will avoid a double tax on their pockets by having themselves and their bag gage conveyed for the same fees as are charged by this monopolizing agent for the baggaKe alone, and they will at the same time avoid the vexa tions, delays, and disappointments which con stantly occur from one individual having charge of the baggage for the whole city. J. C. Acfl. A. WILLARD, Willard'sHotel. M. A. DEXTER, National Hotel. Feb;i2?eoGt ?_ A CO-PARTNERSHIP HAVING BEEN formed on the 1st instant by the subscribers for the purpose of conducting the Tailoring ness in all its various branches in this city, they respectfully iuvite all who wish to purchase or huve made Coals, Vests, or Pantaloons of the newest and most fashionable style to call at their place of business, in Moflitt's building, east side of IA street, and uear Pennsylvauiu avenue, pledging themselves to strive earnestly, and they doubt not gra,iiy"j. r"Thompson;'"" 1 ? A. S. CARNER, Feb 15?dlw&eo3w Late of New York. SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF BTA tionery, &c., embracing De la Rue & Co. s and Rhodes & Sons finest note and letter paper, (plain and ruled,) and envelopes ; best quality r<ng lish white, (bridal.) red, and royal blue wax. All the varieties of Perry's and Gillolt s genuine pens, imported direct from the manufacturers, just received end for aa'^^c ZANTZINGER, Slatiouers' Hall, adjoining Irving Hotel. Feb 15?3tif ___ GEO. T. SWANN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANOKRY, Jackson, Miss. Practices law in the several State and Federal Courts held at Jackson, and iu the Circuit aud Probate Courts of Hinds and the neighboring Eastern Counties. ' . , ? Refers to Gov. H. S Footk, Jackson, Miss.jIIon. R. M. T. Hunter, ol Va., and Gen. John A. Quit man, Natchez, Miss. Dec. 10.?Iaw3m T ETTER ANt) FOOLSCAP PAPERS, 1 J ruled aud plain, from $1 25 to $7 50 per ream torsale by COLLINS, BOWNE & CO., lltli St., six doors north of!?ven.u?'A Branch of Stationers' Hall, 174 and 176, OqU 11?tf. (ni) Pearl street, New York. GHICKERING'S SUPERIOR PIANOS. Just received, per barque Edward Everett, from Boston, a further supply of superb seven octave Central Pianos, from the old and tamed factory of Chickeriug & Sons. Also, by the New York packet, an additional i supply of New York Pianos. . ' These again complete my large and varied as ! sortment, including Pianos of eve/yja"ety,.ol scale, style, and price, from $i00 to $*>00, from the highest factories in the United States, Chickering & Sons, Boston, Nunns & Clark, and other ap proved New York manufactories. By the Boston packet of Wednesday I shall re. ceive another supply of magnificent Louis XIV. Pianos, from Chickering & Sons. Second-hand Pianos taken in part paymeut. New Music received semi-weekly. pej> 15?eo3t RICHARD DAVIS. Boys and girls magazine for 1854.?Get the best! Let the Children de cide ! Forresters Boys' and Girl's Magazine for 1854; an illustrated monthly lor the young. Edit ed by Francis Forrester, esq., the best writer lor children in the country. One hundred beautiful engravings during llie year. To its matter the ed uor will impart increasing variety, interest, and value. It will embrace historical sketches, anec dotes of natural history, brief spicy out ines of the various sciences, biographies of the childhood and youth of remarkable men and women, moral sto ries, anecdotes, choice sayings, puzzles, <kc\, &c. Also, a series of papers on the Art of Ptucil Draw ing, illustrated with engravings. It is designed to make this magazine superior to anv in the country?a pleasant companion to its voting readers, and a rel.able auxiliary to the pa rent in the work of home education. Terms, $1 per year. Aifents for the district, GRAY & BALLANTYNE, jan 15 7th st., near Odd Fellows' hall. rpUE ART OF WAR.?Summary of the Art I of War, or a new analytical compend of the principal combinations of strategy, of grand tac tics, and of military policy; by Baron de Jpnnni, jreneral in chief, aid-de-eump general to his majes tv Emperor of the Russia*. Translated from the French b\ Major O. S. Winship, assistant adjutant general U. S. A., and Lieutenant E. E. McLean, 1st infantry, IT. S. A. History of the City of New York, by Davul T. Valentine, clerk of the common council. The Partisan, n romance of the revolution ; by \V. Gilmore Simms, esq. The Philosophy of Physics, or Process ot crea tive Development, by Andrew Brown, member ot the Amerscan association for the advancement ol science. , . The Church of Christ not an Ecclesiastic ism ; a letter to a sectarian, by Henry James. Just received at TAYLOR & MAURY'S, Jan. 24?if Bookstore, near 9th street. MUSTER ROLLS*?Muster rolls of the Virginia Militia in the wnr of 1812, being a supplement to the payrolls finished andI dopl. cated in 1851, copied from rolls in the Audtto office at Richmond. This supplement contains companies and parts of companies which wer? omitted in the printed^.^sale^ pec 29 tf. Bookstore, near 9th street. II PISCO PAL AND CATHOLIC 'j Prayer Books.?Just received, a large sup ply of the above Books, fresh, in rich velvet, Turkey morocco, calf, and j Corner of 11th street and Pennsylvania av Jan 20?tf. T j5S^STSvlS? rt be of brick*, pt ruary ne |<*t, and an elevation ot 3??W?n>arate bids for the masonry and joiners' WFor pVa^'^i^cdicanons and particulars, apply to Dr Phillips, Blacksburg, Virginia. By order of the Trustees. pio. 3Q, mrq Jan. ft?law3w&tw JqHILLINGTON'S new and splendid aa sortineu'ofVakntmes in every variety. Fan cy Envelopes, Note Paper, and everything in the Statiouery line, for sale at JOE SH1LL1NGTON S Bookstore, Odeon Building, corner of 4* street teb li?eotfil. and INjun. avenue.