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~ ? 1 ... ? =? THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION. Senate.?Friday, May 19, 185-t. Mr. COOPER laid on the table, and asked to have printed, a bill which he intends to offer as a substitute for the bill now pending before the Seuate to allow a credit for a limited time on the duties imposed op imported railroad iron. Ordered to be printed. (The proposed substitute provides that so long as the cost of railroad iron shall be forty dollars uer ton ut the place of manufacture, the duty shall be per ton ; that when the 6riginal cost shall exceed forty dollars per ton, the duty shall be reduced; and when the cost shall fall below forty dollars per ton, the duty shall be increased, so as that at all times the aggregate of the original cost and duty shall be fifty-two dollars per tou. When the price exceeds forty-two dollars per ton, the iron may be admitted free of duty.) LOUISIANA COURTS. On motion of Mr. BENJAMIN, the Senate pro ceeded to the consideration of the bill to regulate the time for holding the United States circuit and district courts of the eastern district of Louisiana; and the same was read a third time and parsed. LAND DISTRICT IN FLORIDA. Mr. DODGE, of Iowa, reported a bill to estab lish an additional land district in Florida ; and the same was considered and passed. RESCUE OF DISTRESSED MARINERS. On motion of Mr. SLIDELL, Retolved, That tho Committee od Commerce be requited to inquire into the expediency of presenting to Captain Fitch, the officers and crew of tliu American steamship Washington, some proper testimonial of the sense enter tained by Congress of their praiseworthy and gallant con duct in rescuing the crow and passengers of the American ship Winchester, wrecked on her passage from Liverpool to Boston; and that they do further inquiro into tho expe diency of provldiug by general law for compensation to be allowed to the owners, officers, and crews ot vessels aiding and rescuing the crews and passengers of American ves sels from shipwreck. THE DEBATES. Mr. BENJAMIN moved that the vote adopting the resolution authorizing tho subscription to 5,022 additional copics of the Congressional Globe and Appendix be reconsidered. Mr. WELLER gave notice that, when that vote was reconsidered, he would move to reconsider the vote rejecting the part of the resolution pro viding for the publication of the Senate debates in the Washington city papers. Laid over. PRIVATE CALENDAR. The Senate proceeded to consider bills on the private calendar. The bill for the relief of Wm. G. Ridgely was parsed. The bill to renew the patent of Iliram Moore and John Hascall, for a threshing machine, was debuted by Mr. STUART in it* favor, and Mr. WALKER in opposition, and was then postponed. Al'tei an executive session, The Senate adjourned till Monday. House of Representatives. Mr. FULLER, from the Committee on Com merce, reported a bill authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a register to a certain ves sel, and it was passed. UEI5ALS. On motion Of Mr. DAWSON, it was Rttohtd, That the Secretary of tho Treasury bo and he is hereby requested to communicate to this House copies of any reports he may have received from the director of the mint, touching the condition of dies of medals struck by authority of Congress commemorative of patriotic services and national events, and of the propriety of establishing in the mint n medal department for collecting and pre serving such dies, and authorizing impressions to bo made in bronze for distribution among the States, or otherwise, under such regulations as may be prescribed for the lame. NEBRASKA AND KANSAS BILL. The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, Mr. Olds in the chair, and resumed the consideration of the bill organizing the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. Mr. C1IURCHWELL advocated the bill, and, in the course of his remarks, said : Now when the south has an opportunity to place herself in the position of the original States, they found four or six southern men coming up with ubolitionists freesoilers and taking a stand against the repeal of the Missouri act of 1820, because, forsooth, it will throw agitation upon the country, and be cause, forsooth, it has been in existence for thirty four long years ! But he would say during that entire period the south has had nothing but trouble and turmoil, resulting from the attempt fo establish a line of latitude instead of the principle of the right of the people to govern themselves in their own way. Mr. DEAN repeated what he had often said in private, namely, that this bill ought to be de nounced rather than advocated. It was not called for by the exigency of public affairs ; it was not called forany considerable portion of the peo ple ; and it opens up afresh the sectional contro versy, which, of all others, ought to be avoided. In yielding his opposition,last week, to the reso lution to close debate, he did not yield his opposi tion to the bill. lie suggested that the House shall now abandon this bill for the session, go on wi^h the business of legislation, and then submit the question to the people. Mr. WHEELER said when the bill was lirst in troduced he was predisposed in its favor, and had so expressed himself to his friends. But, after a careful examination, he came to a full conviction that he never could give to it his support without doing violence to his judgment and conscience. He nelieved in the sanctity of compromises; he believed in their maintenance in all their length and breadth, depth and height, as the only conser vatism of the Union of the Stales. Believing this, he could never sanction the repeal of the compro mise of 1820. As to the bill under consideration, he did not believe that it carries out the doctrine of non-in tervention. He entered his solemn protest arainst the re peal of the Missouri compromise, and he should vote against h, hearttty, firmly, and with great sat isfaction. Mr. WALSH said his course had not been one of idle professions, but of performances. Every act of his life proved the sincerity of his motives. He cared not for the terms on which tho Missouri act was passed. It was enough for him to ki ow it was a gross violation of the Constitution. The constitutional convention was the place for com promise. Ihe Constitution was n compact be tween sovereign Stales, and no tacit or cowardly assent, by any action of Congress can make a violalion of any of its provisions binding. Messrs. MORRISON, BENSON, KNOX, and BENTON, spoke against the bill. The committee, at half-past four, took a recess until six o'clock. On reassembling, Mr. EVERHART obtained permission to print his speech, seeing there was i;o opportunity of obtaining the floor. Messrs. HAMILTON and GOODE respec tively spoke in favor of the bill. Other gentlemen participated in the debate. [The House was still in session when this paper was closed ] Supreme Court of tbe United States, Friday, May 19, 1834. No. 120. Cruz dervantes, appellant, vs. Tho United States. The argument of this cause was continued by William Carey Jones, esq., of California, for the appellant. Adjourned till Monday, 11 o'clock. Banks of the District.?The following are the only Banks in the District having offices of redemp tion in Washington and conducted by responsible stockholders: Corporation of Georgetown - - 4 p. c. dis. Bank of Commerce, and Furmers' and Mechanics' Bank, Georgetown par. Bauk of Metropolis - . . par. Bank of Washington - . . par. Exchange Bank. Selden,Withers&Co.J p. c. dis. Farmers' & Merchants' Bank, Statham, Smithson & Co. - - - ? 4 p. c. dis. Patriotic Bank .... pnr y-Zafr-Thc above list to be corrected from time to time. _ North and South Carolina money bought at 14 per cent. Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York at 4 per cent. Dr. VA N PATTEN, SURGEON DENTIST, Penn. avenue, between 6th and 7th sts., next to Todd's Hat Store. Sep 21 - -If VALUABLE LOTS AT PRIVATE Sale.?Lots 5 and 6 in square 38, fronting 02 feet 6 inches on Pennsylvania avenue, ana 07 feet on the circle. There is a good brick dwelling on ihe premises. Title indisputable. For terms innuire of JOS. H. HILTON, May 2?lw On the premises. ? ajsjriitgtoit geutiwel kpitxo by WM. M. OVERTON. CH. MAURICE SMITH, AND BEVERLEY TUCKER. CITY OF WASHINGTON. MAY 20, 1854 I mm frKOROK W. Meakson is our authorized agent to receive subscriptions and advertisements, m Washington, Georgetown and Alexandria. O. II. 1*. Stem, is our authorized agent for collecting accounts due this office, and for ob ing new subscribers in Virginin. CONGRESS. Iu tho Senate, yesterday, a bill regulating the time for holding the United States courts in Louisiana, and a bill establishing an addi tional land district in Florida were severally considered and passed. Mr. Slidell submitted a resolution, which was adopted, directing an inquiry into the expediency of making some suitable acknowledgment to Captain Fitch and the officers and crew of tho steamer Washing ton, for their conduct in rescuing the passen gers and crew of the American ship Winches ter ; and as to the expediency of providing by law for compensating the owners, officers, and crews of vessels rescuiug the crews and pas sengers of American vessels from shipwreck. The private calendar was then taken up, and one bill was passed, and another debated. After an executive session, tho Senate adjourned. In the House of Representatives the Nebras ka-Kansas bill was debated in Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. The Iiou*e had not adjourned when this paper went to press. BQf* We publish to-day, to the exclusion of other matter, the speech against the veto message recently delivered in the Senate by Hon. Georgo E. Badger, of North Caroli na. Our readers are aware that tho positions assumed by Mr. Badger do not coincide with our views. We differ from them entirely and thoroughly; yet we place them in our columns so that the grounds on which the friends of the Insaue bill sustain that measure may be plainly understood. THE HVPOCHI?y"oP THE OPPOSI TION TO THE NEBRASKA BILL.. We give below an extract from the Philadel phia North American and United Stales Ga zette, of tho 18th instant, ono of the most de cided opponents of the bill: u As respects the Nebraska question, it has been too generally and thoroughly debated to leave anything new to be said; nor is opinion on the subject to be changed, at this late hour, by verbal argument. It is very clear that whether the bill shall be passed or defeated, it can have little, if any, practical effect in deter mining the condition of the Territory in refer ence to the only matter for which it professes to make provision. The future settlement of the soil is manifestly destined to exclude slavery from it, independently of all legislation intend ed to legalize its adm ission with the consent of the citizens of that region. But the introduc tion of the bill is eminently censurable in re viving an agitation fearfully perilling the-peace of the country, at a moment when it was thought to be secure by virtue of a recent com promise, and because, also, it seeks to violate and annul a solemn compact against the wishes of one of the contracting parties." If anything had beeu needed to demonstrate the fact that the opposition to the bill by the freesoil and abolition parties was purely fac tious ; that the allegation that those territories would become slave States was knowingly false ; and that the whofe purpose of the opposition by these parties is to create a sectional feeling, to make the dividing line of parties a sectional or geographical line, the above admission and averment, by one of its leading opponents, would strip the matter of every vestige of doubt. Thus, we see, under the cloak of a false as sumption, these factious firebrands (who them selves have uniformly ignored the Missouri compromise, in letter and spirit) are striving, with their utmost strength and guile, to perpe trate that very wickedness which, of all others, George Washington deemed the dangerous evil to be .dreaded, to wit, sectioual differences; his parting monition to his countrymen being, to frown down all persons attempting so iniqui tous a scheme, as being the most baleful foes to the peace, happiness, and prosperity of the country. We appeal to every fair and candid mind of the north to say, with the above ex tract before him, what would be the language and sentiment of Washington, could lie now appear and address his countrymen. Would he not say that the simple belief there stated, of the utter improbability of the Territory becom ing slaye States, should, of itself, insure a calm deliberation, and receive a considerate opposi tion from those who conscientiously believe that tho Constitution and the laws exclude the south from entrance with their slaves upon their own property; that the south has both con science and intelligence, as well as the north, and aro entitled to equal weight and con sideration; that the bitter, malign, aud foul ac cusations against' such of tho northern mem bers as concur in the southern view of the case, or, not fully concurring, yet view the matter as of no practical moment whatever, are unde served, ill-timed, and mischievous; and that any possible ill which could accrue from its ; passage,even supposing it wrong, would be but j a feather in comparison with the portentous evil of a sectional division? Is it not clear that all those northern mem bers who vote for tho bill do so alike from the conviction of right, and under tho impressive monition of the Father of his Country ; while those who oppose it, can sustain their opposi tion only by the allegation of false pretences ! and by inhuman slanders upon every supporter j of the bill. Impelled by a maniacal fanati 1 cism, this portion of its opponents scruple at the employment of no means which may ac | complish their purpose. Let our nothern brethren who participate j not in the political, infidel, or fanatical sen I timent of the desperate opponents of the bill? 1 let them, we beg, judge of tho facts for them | selves. At another time we may find occasion to speak of those who think they see in tho re peal of the so-called Missouri compromise the seed or germ of future great evils. We re spect the apprehension and tho sentiment of those who object on this ground ; and, without undertaking to declare that men will not here after make it a pretext and cover for mischievous measures, we think that, if a clear analogy be always had, that no measure of evil can legiti mately find shelter under this as a precedent. RESOLUTIONS OK THE MEW YORK HARDS ON THE NEBRASKA BILL. J be following resolutions were adopted at a meeting of the u democratic republican gene ral committee," held in New York city, a short time since : " Whereas the democratic republican gene ral committee of the city and county of New York, by their resolutions, adopted the 2d day of February, 1854, approved of and sustained the principles comprised in the Nebraska bill,' as introduced into the United States Senate by Senator Douglas, as being in accordance with the well-defined position of the democracy of the Union, and based upon the resolutions adopted by the Baltimore convention of 1852, and the Compromise measures of 1850? u Therefore, resolved, That this committee call the attention of the democratic members of the House of Representatives to the said resolutions as the sentiment of this committee now as at that time; that, as we have not hesi tated to condemn a President wheu unfaithful to the trusts reposed in him, we are .still less disposed to tolerute the acts of representatives in Congress, when arrayed in opposition to the views of their constituents. " Resolved, That the democracy of this city will hold its congressional representatives to a faithful execution of their trusts; that when the mass of their democratic constituents have expressed their determination to maintain a principle, it is the duty of a representative to execute their will, or to render up to his con stituency the charge committed to bis trust." At a special meeting of the general commit tee held on Monday evening last, a motion was made to reconsider these resolutions. It was lost. Thus the general committee in effect re-affirmed them. The special meeting, at which the attendance was large, was presided over by Richard Schell, esq. The National Democrat accompanies the publication of the resolutions with an article, of which we have room for the first paragraph only, us follows: "We publish to-day the resolutions of the general committee, adopted on Monday evening, upon the subject of the Nebraska bill; and re auopted, after renewed consideration, at the special meeting held last evening, and call the attention of our readers to them. They re affirm the position taken by the committee in February last, and show to our representatives in Congress, that the democracy of this city are still as souud upon principles as they have ever been fearless in the denunciation of apos tates and the condemnation of traitors." # ? THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. The Providence Post, in commenting on the structure of the American Congress, and the manner in which the business of legislation is attended to, makes the following remarks on the peculiar and anomalous condition of the District of Columbia: " One of the principal objects in view in the provision of a separate place for the session of Congress beyond the jurisdiction of any State, was the protection of the national legislature from undue influences, apd from all force and intimidation which might, under supposable circumstances, be directed against it in one of the towns or cities of a State. The isolation of Congress has been completely effected. The District of Columbia is the creature of Congress, which exercises an exclusive jurisdiction over it, and maintains it in an anomalous condition of pupilage, inconsistent with our American notions of popular rights. This District should have a delegate in the House ofRepresentatives on a footing with the Territories ; and it would bo still better to amend the Constitution, so as to assign to the District a representative with lull powers. The influence of Congress is over shadowing ; and a reciprocating effect through public sentiment among the inhabitants of the District is almost entirely wanting." MATTHEW WARD AND THE PRESS. Some of the anti-southern journals of the north are still harping on the verdict of the jury in the Ward case. Why they should leave the crimes and the criminals of their own great cities, to invade thesovereign State of Kentucky, condemn Ward, and assail the honesty of Ken tucky judges, juries, and lawyers, can only be explained by the supposition that it is part and parcel of a system of warfare against southern society and southern institutions. The New \ork Times, which has latterly become a vio lent, factious, and fanatical opponent of the south, finds the theme so pleasant' that it can not quit it. Day after day it contains impas sioned articles on the subject. In its issue of Thursday it devotes a column to what it calls the " Sentiment of the southern press on the Ward murder." It congratulates itself that the southern journals generally con demn the verdict of the jury. We are awi#e* that some of the southern journals, not having their eyes open, not sus pecting the game that was playing, and believ ing all that was said, joined in the hue aud cry that was raised by the abolition papers?the Tribune at the head of them?against the pris oner, his family, the judges, the jury, and the lawyers. Now, we say what we have 'said before, that we will not undertake, unsworn and uninformed as we are, to pronounce upon the guilt Qr inno cence of Ward. The jur? was sworn, the j ury heard the evidence, and they rendered a ver dict of acquittal. It was a jury of the gallant State of Kentucky, and, as such, is entitled to far more weight, influence, and respect than the opinions of all the abolitionists of the country. They commenced their attack before they knew what the evidence was. They persist in it when they do not yet know what that evi dence is. They are governed entirely by blind and rancorous malice. They have been rendered more malignant by the recent publication of Mat. Ward, addressed to the editors in the United States, and asking a suspension of public opinion until a full and fair publication of the evidence, which is now in process of preparation, can be given to the public. Under such circumstances, justice demands that they wait patiently; but justice is the last thing to be expected from some of them. In stead of waiting, they seek with more earnest ness than ever to influence the public mind. The people who started this clamor were ene mies of the Wards. Long in advance of the trial, and before they knew aught of the testi mony, they declared Mat. Ward guilty of foul murder. When the trial came on, and before the evidence was given in, they declared that , the witnesses were all bribed. When the case went to the jury and a verdict of acquittal was ( rendered, they declared that the jurors were bribed. They went further, and asserted that the lawyers were all corrupt and dishonest men. Now, is it not more reasonable to suppose that Horace Greely and his confederates are mistaken, than that all the witnesses and all the jurors in that trial were bribed ? Is not the latter, at least, what in called inlaw a "violent presumption?" But we do not mean to discuss the case. Wo only mean to say that these howling fa natics of the north have nothing to do with it. There are people enough in Kentucky to attend to it. They had better pluck the beam from their own eye, before they undertake to take the moto out of their brother's eye. They even carry their insolent ofliciousness so far as to prescribe who ought and who ought not to have been of counsel in the case. Now, we humbly opine that the witnesses of Kentucky, the jurors of Kentucky, and the lawyers of Kentucky, are quite as pure and honest men as any that these noisy fanutics can produce. There is a fiendish malignity, an unparal- I leled brutality in this prosecution, that could be expected only at the hands of men who take a barbarous delight in getting up civil commo tions, servile insurrections, and riotous, blood)-, and blasphemous mobs. They succeeded in raising a mob in Louisville, and wero only dis appointed that wholesale murder and arson did not result from it. To gratify their vindictive feelings against the Wards and all concerned in the trial, they would have been willing to have seen hundreds of men, women, and chil dren butchered and burned. JKaT* Hendrickson, who was recently hung in New York State for the murder of his wife, was a horrible miscreant, if half the crime imputed to him is true. A correspondent of the New York Times says: " During the summer of 1851, he committed a brutal assault upon a Miss Catharine Elmen dorf, for which he was arrested, but found suffi cient bail to obtain a release. He was, how ever, compelled to leave Clarksville on account of this outrage, and weut to Corning in Sep tember of the same year. He remained there for some two or three months. At length, on November 7,1851, his wife gave birth to a line and vigorous child, which died in a mysterious manner, after a brief existence of but six weeks and two days. Hendrickson had pressed his wife to come with her infant to the house of his father, and there the babes death occurred. VVe give the narrative of this circumstance pre cisely as it was narrated at the trial, and as it has since appeared in the Albany Evening Transcript: "' When they retired for the night the child appeared to be in perfect health, nursed freely, and slept soundly; but towards morning it be came worrisome, and at 5 o'clock, while its mother was sitting in bed endeavoring to soothe it, Hendrickson awoke. He offered to take the child, that she might sleep, and upon her giv ing it to him, he- turned towards the front part of the bed, with the child in his arms. Thede ceased has repeatedly said that she must have become drowsy and have fallen into a slumber of about an hour. Upon awaking to conscious ness again, fearful that the child might not be better, or that it might have been laid upon, she reached over her husband to feel for the babe, and upon her hand coming in contact with it she found it to be dead. The body of her cherished offspring was cold and clammv. Hendrickson, who appeared to be about half asleep, was aroused, and upon examination it was found that blood had flowed from its nos trils in copious streams, saturating its garments with the liquid of life. How it died no living being knows. Mrs. Hendrickson, however, ac cused John of having murdered it, a few days ifter, when he turned away abruptly and left the house. " ' After this event, which desolated the heart of the young mother, she froquently made allu sion to her loss in terms that' conveyed a sus picion of foul play on the part of her husband. Yet whon^irged by Mrs. Van Dusen to aban don the company of so dissolute and dangerous a man, her reply was uoble and worthy of the Christian faith she so steadfastly professed: "No. mother, I have a great duty to perform ; if I can reform John, it will be good pay for what I may suffer, and it is my duty to live with him and use every exertion to make him a better man.'" Disgraceful Disclosures.?"A Madame D had, at Paris, some years ago, some dis agreeable relations with the authorities, who accused her of having committed an offence which the French law describes as exciting to the debauchery of girls under age. She ac cordingly deemed it right to closs the channel, and to establish a house of ill fame on an aris tocratic footing. If amongst our neighbors the conduct of families is justly cited as a model, many persons make up for domestic constraint by eccentricities almost unknown to our coun trymen. For these gentle biases there are at the West end harems, in which even the re spect due to children is not observed. The supply of these abominable establishments is the object of numerous speculations. Every house of this kind has its correspondents, its agents, and its travellers abroad, who receive fixed salaries, and are allowed commissions, more or less large, according to the importance of their services. It is ordinarily by advertisements in thej^c tites affiches or the newspapers that those per sons commence their operations. They adver tise for very young girls to travel with a lady, or to be sent abroad as femmes dc chambre, or as shop girls, with good salaries. They offer to the parents or friends of the girls what appear to be the best guaranties, and they promise that their moral as well as their material welfare shall be strictly attended to. They even affect great piety, and require that proofs shall be given them that the girls have been virtuously brought up, far from all dangerous temptation. For all questions put to them they are pre pared with an answer, and they freely make use of the most honorable names. When they have obtained the consent of their parents or guardians, they make them accept a sum of*1 money, and retire with their prey. If by chance these means should not, however cleverly em ployed, succeed, recourse is had to abduction and violence. Owing to the talent with which she chose her agents, and to the knowledge she had of Parisian manners and customs, Madame D was able to satisfy all the phantasies of the gentry aud nobility, and acquired in a short time a largo fortune. One of her principal agent3 was a sort of Proteus, who played all parts, and assumed all disguises; he even at times appeared as an old man. The English papers recently announced the arrest of this person, accused of having carried off frOm Belgium a girl of fourteen, of rare beauty, and belonging to a highly respectable family. Details were given of the manner in which sho was fliven up to a licentious no bleman, aud of ihe violence exercised on her. A great number of similar facts having occur red, the English tribunal, which was charged with the investigation of tho case, had reason* to think that she had exercised this infamous traffic in France. It accordingly begged of the prefecture of police to cause researches to be made on the subject. ' A commissary of police was entrusted with the task, and ascertained that a considerable number of young girls, es pecially of tho working class, had been the'vic tims of II and his accomplices, and had been sent to the establishment of Madame D??in London. Several of these captives succeeded in escaping from their frightful pris on, and came back to Paris; but a sentiment easy to understand prevented them from mak ing any complaint, and they endeavored to find in assiduous labor the forgetfulness of a fatal East. All these facts have been transmitted to ondon, and will be added to the documents in the case, which will expose one of the most melancholy features of our civilization. focal anb personal. The Ascension.?Mr. Elliott, whose ascension delighted so many of the citizen* of Washington on Thursday, favored u? with a call yesterday. He informs us that he rose to the height of 15,000 feet, or about 2j miles, and landed I t miles from Washington, in the direction of Annapolis, upon the estate of Mr. Hillary. He says he was never so much delighted by beauty of scene as on this occasion. When near Bladensburg, a thin gauze veil appeared to obscure a part of this city, its southern extremity resting on the Potomac neat Alexandria, and its northern on the hill near Kul orama; but through this he could discern objects distinctly, while beneath him, without any appa rent cause, a beautiful rainbow greeted his eye. In the distance the spires of Annapolis were seen. On landing, the uegroes were much frightened, but soon recovered confidence sufficient to ap proach und assist him. A horseman approached, bearing a kind invitation from Mrs. Hillary to ac cept.the hospitalities of her mansion, whi?-h he did accept with feelings of grutititde. and in the morn ing was conveyed with his balloon to the nearest depot. Mr. Elliott expresses much feeling when mentioning the kind reception of this excellent family. He also thanks the people of this city for their kind forbearance and encouragement in his difficulties. We learn thnt Mr. Elliott's loss is about $100. We would suggest that sonic person or persons should remunerate him by collecting a sum sulli cient for lain to give n public asceusion at some stated day of-next week. The Runaway ??In our paper of Sunday morn ing, we alluded to the fact of an overseer from a plantation in Prince George's county, Maryland, coming to the city in pursuit of a fugitive, and of the latter escaping from the former, and volun tsrily returning the next morning to the jail of this county. The runaway had been handcuiicd, and tied by the legs 011 the horse, behind the overseer, but he purposely slipped olT, when a light oc curred between the parties; the white man un dergoing a choking process, and the negro re ceiving two stabs in his back. The rope which bound the slave's legs were cut by the overseer, on condition that he Would loosen the grasp on his throat. The llight of the slave was the conse quence. Late accounts represent the overseer at home, suffering from the effects of the contest. The negro is still in juii, awaiting the requisition of his master. Having repeated the suspicion that the overseer had been killed, it is but due we should now state that the apprehension was ill founded. Warlike.?On Thursday night a party of dis reputables'had a severe tight in the neighborhood of-the old alms house. Stones were thrown, hor rible oaths uttered, and pistols fired; and the greatest fear was produced among the quiet and respectable people of that neighborhood. We are glad to learn that the chief participants in the dis turbances have been arrested. Another Mad Dog was killed yesterday by a police officer. Will not our city councils take steps to crush the danger in its inception ! Should any fatal results arise from their negligence, we hope the voters will remember them at the polls on the day of election. It will cost nothing to the corporation to prevent the danger. MARRIED, In Washington city, on the 17tli instant, nt the residence of Mr. A. O. Southull, 1)V the Kov. >lr. WlnicfitU, Mrs. AN NA COCKE and Colonel SIMEON WHEELER, all of Ports niouth, Va. putittb. 43- Conrflmatlon. ? lllsHop Whit tingham will hold confirmation on Sunday, May 21st, at the following places: St. Alban's church, near tleorge towa, at 11 o'clock, a. in.; at old Christ Church, near the navy yard, (Iter. Mr. Hodge's,) at 4, p. ui.; and at Trinity church. (Kev. llr. Uutler's.j at S o'clock, p. ni. May 20 Tlic Rev. J. K. Crnmcr will preach lit the Hull of the Union Eugiue House, First ward, to-mor row, -1st instant, at o'clock. May 20 ffe ' Rev. W. H. Mllbnru, Clinplaiit of tlic House of ftepresentatlrps, will preach in the Capitol to morrow (Sunday) morning, at 11 o'clock. Headquarters Regiment Vollnteebs, 1) C., Washington, May 12, 1^54. The Regiment will assemble on the usual ground, in front of the City Hall, at 9 o'clock, on Monday, the 22d instant, lor exercise and inspec tion, as appointed by Brigadier General It. C. Wkightman, according to law. The officers com manding companies will therefore give the neces sary orders, and muster the.r respective com mands, fully equipped, in time (o be in line at that hour. The commissioned officers of the Regi ment, without uniform, wilt meet at Flint's, on Friday evening, lit 7 o'clock. By order of Col. W. I1ICKEY. L. J. Middlbvon, Adjutant. May 10 H7" Sick Headache Remedy.?A remedy for the sick headache, which has been recently offered to the public, is attracting great attention, not only by reason of the very satisfactory testimonials to its efficacy which have been volunteered by many who have been benefited by it, but also because there are so great a number of people who are af flicted with the distressing complaint, for which no medicine has before been made public. Dr. Eastman, who discovered the efficacy of his "rem edy," is a physician in this city, in high standing, with a large practice. He is a physician in whom great confidence is placed; and we do not wonder that his remedy for a very common disease, which has been so long needed, has attracted the attention ofall sufferers from headache who have heard of it From our own knowledge of Dr. Eastinun's char acter and practice, we have no doubt that the med icine deserves the favor it receives, and that it will prove to be a great benefit to all who may give it a trial.?Lynn News, December 23, lb53. For sale in Washington by Z. D. OILMAN, and by all the druggists. Apr 2 Special Notice.?HENRY'S INVIGORATING CORDIAL.?The merits of this purely vegetable extrac" kfor the removal aud cure of physical prostration, genital debility, uervous affections, Ac., 4c., are fully described in another column of this paper, to which the reader 1* re ferred. $2 per bottle, 3 bottles for fo. six bottles for $8, $1C perdozen. Observe the marks of the genuine. Prepared only by 8. E. COIIEN, No. 3 Franklin Row, Yiuu street, below Eighth, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For sale by all tho respectable druggists and merchants throughout the country, and by W. II. GII.LMAN, Washington, D. C. CAN BY k HATCH, Usltimore. PEEL A STEVENS, Alexandria, Va., Wholesale Agents for Virginia. Oilman's Hair I)ye has made its appearance i in our city, very much to the gratification of our ! young beaux who wear red whiskers or musta chios. GcntL-men are now seen going into our ' hair-dressing saloons with hair, whiskers, musta ?chios, and eyebrows of nil imaginable colors, and j in five minutes they will appear On the street hav- ! ing them entirely changed and decidedly improved by a lustrous black, obtained by using Oilman's ' Dyk.?Norfolk Herald. For sale by Z. D. Oilman, Chemist, Washington City New house-furnishing goods,i Refrigerators, Water-coolers, Arc. ? We I have just opened a handsome assortment of Plated j Goods, French China, Fancy Goods, and a general ; assortment of conveniences for housekeepers, 1 which we will sell as low as tho lowest. Our stock 1 in Cabinet Furniture and Chairs is now also very j complete. Lanaly Refrigerators, which obtained I the first premium at the late Mechanics' Fair, we I have on hand, (and the only house that keeps them ' in the citv ;) ?nd we state with the utmost confi- | dence that they are the only article of the kind that can ba called, properly, a Kefrigerator. We invite the utmost scrutiny. We invite a call at our es- ] tablishment, the only complete one in all its parts f in the city. We will sell as low as any house can sell that does a fair business. May 20?3teoif DONN & BROS. COOK WANTED?For a first rate Cook liberal wages will be given. Apply at the corner of 16th street and Pennsylvania avenue. I May 20?31 StUgtaplic. By the House Lia?, expressly lor the Sentinel. arrival of the europa. Three Days Later from Europe. New York, May 19.?The steamer Europa has arrived, bringing Liverpool dates ol May G. The War. The war news is important, I he ullied ileeis have bombarded the llussian lorts at the Sulina mouth ol* the Danube. The details and result ol the bombardment are not known. On ths 18th and 19th, Omer Pasha gave battle to Genejal-Luders, between Silistria and Rasso-1 va, and the Russians were defeated with heavy loss. It was reported that the American privateer Grapeshot had captured a French brig oil' Land's End. One Imndred and twenty-five of the passengers, rescued from the ship Black Ilawk, had arrived at Falmouth. In the battle between Silistria and Ilassova, Oiner Pasha had 70,000 men, and the contest raged several hours. During tho previous night Omer had sent a division towards the sea, which, during the height of the battle, attacked the Rus sians in the rear, causing great confusion. The Russians retreated behind Chernavoda, with the loss of many guns, stores, baggage, and military chests. The Russians 'continue to attack Silistria. On the 20th, the Turks crossed the Danube to destroy the Russian batteries, and advanced to Kalarasch. After much hard fighting, they returned safely to Silistria on the 23d. Paskiewitch has ordered the Russians to ad. vance no further into the Dobrudscha. An important battle was fought on the 25th be tween the Turks and the Greek insurgents. The Turks took Arta by storin in fifty minutes, and greut slaughter ensued. The Greeks were led by Karais Kakis and Savcllas. The Greek leader, C.rivas, had fled. Except the Pirreus, all the coast of Greece is closely blockaded by thp allies. On the 19th, a battle occurred between the Turks and Montenegrins at Nichsick. The latter werecommanded by their Wowode, George Petrorich. Hostilities have fairly commenced, and it it was reported that Austria would occupy the province. Napier is'closely blockadiug all the Baltic ports. The Russians are fitting out against him a fleet of of S00 armed gun-boats. Great excitement had been caused by rumors of the exploits of the Grapeshot, and British steamers had been sent in pursuit of her. Latest by Telegraph. Paris, illay 0.?Admiral Napier was quietly an chored four miles from Stockholm,in consequence of the ice breaking up. It is stated that, at the bombardment of Odessa, all the batteries and military stores were destroy ed, and two powder-magazines blown up. Twelve Russian ships of war were sunk, aud thirteen, j laden with ammunition, were taken. All merchant vessels were unmolested. The loss ol the allies was only five killed and six wounded. The allied fleet had left for Sebastopol. Paiiis, May 5.?The imperial guard has been re established, and General St. Jean d'Ansely ap pointed the commander. A telegraphic despatch was received by the gov ernment last night,'announcing a victory by the Turks, and that Omer Pasha had succeeded iu cut ting in two the Russian army in Dobrudscha. Markets. Liverpool, May G.?Dennistoun quotes cotton 4 (d 3-lGd. lower on middling and lower grades; fair qualities, unchanged. Sales of the week, 34,000 bales; of which speculators and exporters each took 2,000 bales. Fair Orleans, Gid.; iniddling) 5?d ; fair upland, Gi (a> Gid.; middling 5fld. Flour was in fair demand, for consumption, at Gd @ Is. decline for the week ; canal, 3Gs. Gd. @ 37s; Ohio, 3^s. Gd. Wheat firm?white 12s. 4d. Corn has declined 2s.; white and yellow, 3fjs. The demand was moderate, and holders were not pressing sales. Beef and pork unchanged. Trade at Manchester unchanged. London, May 5.?Sugar was unchanged. Rice, flat. Coirce, quiet. Pig iron, S3s. Consols closed at 67A. American stocks were dull, and prices lmd somewhat declined. Arrival of the Crescent City. New York, May 19.?-The Crescent City, lrom Havana, May 14th, has arrived bringing 120 pas sengers. The English war brig Espeigle arrived at Havima on the 14th from Jamaica. She left at Kingston, on the 2d, a French squadron of one frigate, two sloops of war. and a war steamer, to sail for Havana next day. A few hours after the Crescent City left Havana, a French frigate and . steamer were seen steering westward. * Markets. New York, May 19.?Flour is dull and declin ing ; sales of 2,7f>0 barrels, at Sis 12 for State, and SS 75 for Ohio; sales of 1,000 barrels south ern at SS 50 (S SS 75. Wheat, dull. Corn, lower; sales of 41000 bushels at 63 @ 75 cents. Provis ions unchanged. MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS. 49- Please Announce the name of Bev erley Tucker as a candidate fur Alderman of tho First ward at the ensuing election. May 0 JOS. II. HILTON, for Committee. / ________ Please announce Samuel E. Dou?U?? as n candidate for Alderman of the First ward at the ap proaching election. MANY VOTERS. May 0 Messrs. Editors i Please announce the name of James W. Shcnhan, as a candidate for the Board of Common Council for tho First ward at tlie enau 'nMayCl7?n' MANY VOTERS. Uir- Messrs. Editors! Please announce John T. KJllmon as a candidste to represe.it the Fifth ward iu the Hoard of Common Council, iMid Mav 17 MANY >uliJ*lW5* g~y- Messrs. Editors t Please announce the name of Mr. William H. Mint* as a can didate to represent tho First ward in the Board ofComtnon Council, and obligo MAN\ \OT.KH8. Msy 7 #5- Messrs. Editors i Pleaae annnnnce E. II. Fuller as a candidate to represent the First ward in the board of Common Council. By requeet of May 13 MANY VOTERS. j^Messrs. Editors i Please announce ttie I following gentlemen as candidates for the First ward at the coming e'.oction: II. N. Easbt, Ja**s Kelly, John Espr.v. They m ill be supported by May 13 MANY VOTERS. WMOMfOir, May 9,1864. jig- Messrs. Editors* I observe my name announced through the columns of your paper as a candi date for re-election to the Board of Aldermen. I wish it understood that /aw nol a candidate for re-ekefum. With many thanks to my good friends In the First ward frr their kindness, 1 subscribe myself theirs and your obe dient servant, T110S. P. MORGAN. May 10?3t CHARLES LEVER'S NEW NOVEL, The Dodd Family Abroad, by Charles Lever, just received at TAYLOR & MAI R\ S Book store, near 9th street, Peon, avenue. May 20 EASTMAN'S HEADACHE REMEDY has never yet failed lo cure sick headache ; call for proof of this at OILMAN'S Drug Store CITZENS AND STRANGERS, In search of Fancy Goods suitable for presents, will hnd at LAMMOND'S, 7th street, the most complete assortment ever offered in this city, and at prices o suit the most economical buyers. Galvanic batteries i?a small in voice of the above useful ?portable J1*10'? may be found at ^ < ii ,?i Sales Rooms, under Brown s Hotel. May 11?3lif &mn s tmtnt. RISLEY'S VARIETE. FARKWELL BENEFIT OF M1XS KIJIUEKLV. ON SATURDAY EVENING, May 20, Will be presented the drama, in 3 acts, of THE BANKER'S WIFE. Augusta, (ihe Hankers Wife).MISS KIMBERLY. SONG MISS DOW. 1o conclude with JACK SHBPPAROi Jack Sheppard MISS KIMBERLY. FIVE GRAND JUVENILE CONCERTS PROFESSOR KEMMEHEH will give five Grand Concerts, of nearly two hundred pupils * each; also, Master D. Castle, the celebrated ballad singer from Philadelphia, will sing several choice ballads, viz: at Temperance Hall, Washington city, Tuesday evening:, May the 10th; and at Forest Hall, Georgetown, on Wednesday evening, the 17th; and Friday evening, the l'Jth. at Liberty Hall, Alexandria; and on Saturday night, the 20th, at the new Odd Fellows' Hall, at the Navy Yard; and on Monday evening, the 22d, at the Inland Hall. Each concert to commence at 8 o'clock. Tickets 25 cents; children half price. May 16?6t Fifty dollars reward,?Lost on Tuesday, 16th May, between the office of Chubb, Brothers, and the Washington Club-House, opposite Lafayette Square, (as is supposed,) S295; ot which one note of ?100 is of the Bank of Me tropolis, and three ol SoO each are ot the Patriotic Bank ol^ this city ; the residue consisted princi pally ol notes of the denomination of $3. The above reward will be paid for its recovery upon leaving h at this office. The notes were wrapped Lon coCeiPVglv,en to Messr8- Lenox St Linton for $20 83 of this date by Mrs. Hunt. May 18?eo3t E STRAYS.?Broke into my Enclosure, near Congress Burying ground,betweeu lGih and 17th streets, three Cows, one large pale-red, with large tits; one middle sized red. with blaze in her face, and white about her Hanks; and the other a small red; white about her flanks, white on her hind legs ; a small blaze oil her face, and a leather strap around her neck. Tho owner is hereby advertised to come forward, prove proper ty, pay expenses, and take the cows away. May 18?d3t JAMES LITTLE. THOMPSON & CARNER, Merchant Tai lors, Morfit's building, street, near Penn' sylvania avenue, would most respectfully inform their friends, the public in general, and the old pa trons ol Joseph 11. Thompson, in particular, that thev have received their Spring Supply of Goods, "which to be admired needs but to be seen and which they will make to order, in style and lit, to please the tastes of the most fastidious, of all ages. Favor us with a call. Our motto is ; " We study to please." Mar 25?illf NOTICE.?Application will be made for a duplicate land warrant, issued March 29tb, 1853, being No. 49.3S2, for eighty (80) acres of land, in lavor ol Thomas G. Riley, for services rendered in South Carolina militia, Florida war, 1830, the original warrant having been lost in Washington. May 5?lawGw JOSIAH JOHNSON. WANTED. A SITUATION AS COPYIST IN A Public Office, or as Teacher or Assistant Teacher in au English School, or as Newspaper Carrier. Certificates shown, if required. Pay not so much a consideration as employment. Address O. P. Q., through the Washington Post Office. May 14?d3t ANTED TO FIND THE FIRST PER son that has taken Eastmaii'.t lleodaehe Remedy, according to directions, who has not been entirely relieved, call at OILMAN'S May 12 Drug Store. WANTED, by a young Lady, a native of Switzerland, a position as Lady's Maid in a respectable family. She speaks the French and Italian lun^i^es, understands English, and will do all kim'-?> -owing if desired. Apply by letter to this office. May 17?St TRAW HATS! STRAW HATS t?Just receiving, a large and beautiful assortment ol Straw Hats for men and boy!*, such as Panama, Leghorn. Cunton, Palm Leaf. &c., of all qualities and prices, which will be sold low, at LANE'S Hat and Gentlemen's Furnishing Store, Pennsyl vania av'cuue, near 1$ street Apr 28?cod 2wif Anew work by henry rogers, author of the "Eclipse of Faith," entitled A Delence of the Eclipse of Faith, by its author, be ing a rejoinder to Professor Newmans "Reply;'' and, in order to give the American public tho whole matter at a glance, there is included in the same volume the "Reply to the Eclipse of Faith," by F.W.Newmati, with his chapter on the "Moral Perfection of Christ." For sale by GRAY & BALLANTYNE, May 19?3t Seventh street. GRAHAM BISCUIT, and Unbolted white Wheat Flour, for sale by SHEKELL & BAILEY, May 17?3tif No. 5, opposite Centre Market. NEW AND FASHIONABLE GOODS. - WM. H. SI AN FORD, Merchac.1 Tailor north side of Pennsylvania avenue, um'^r Gaas. by's Hotel, has just returned from New tors, and is now opening a handsome and complete stock ol Spring Goods ol the latest styles and importa tions, to which ho would call the attention of hia friends and the public in general; all of which w>M be made to order in the most fashionable and ele gant style?at the shorte?t notice, and at the very lowest possible price. Also, a complete assortment of Furnishing Goods, such as Shirts, Drawers, Suspenders, Stocks, Cravats. Jfcc., with a superior lot of Kid' Gloves, direct from the importer in New York. Mar 17?2aw3wif For sale, a threE-story brick House and Lot on New York avenue, near 7th street and opposite the market-house. The building contains a store-room and commodious dwelling, and is a good stand for business; it has recently been put in first-rate order. Possession given immediately. For terms, w hich will be verv easy, apply to JAMES J. MILLER, Real Estate Agent, May il?tl Over Selden, Withers & Co. R P ? E s A full supply of Gent s Dressing Robes of Cashmere, Turkey prints, lire., suitable lor the present season at LANE'S ' Gent's Furnishing Store. P?. av., near 44 at May 0?eod2wif (lut., Star.) pHILDREN'S ROCKING HORSES, .y . Wheelbarrows, Jumping Ropes, Nurserv Chairs Carnages Willow Cradles, Gardening tools; together with a general assortment of Toys and 1-ancy Goods, for sale at ? ? LAMMOND'S, May 9 eod3t Seventh street. THE GEORGIA BLISTER AND CRITIC. THE undersigned will publish in the city ol Atalanta, Georgia, a monthly journal of medi cine under the above name. Each number will contain twenty-four pages, devoted to the develop ment of southern medical literature, and the expo sition of the Diseases and physical peculiarities ol our negro race. THE BLISTER AND CRITIC will be independent in everything. It shall not grind for any clique or faction; it will not be the mouthpiece ol any cabal, or the organ of any indi. vicinal. It will stand upon the code of ethics, and patronize honorable medicine, sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish. We invite short, sensible, and practical papers from the profession throughout the country. The work is permanently established, and will be issued in March next at $1 00 per year in ad vance. Persons wishing it will please address th? editor, with the needful enclosed, post-paid. Msrch 21. 11. A. RAMSAY, M. D., Editor. NO. 333, CHESTNUT ST., ABOVE 7TH., Philadelphia. A. F. GLASS, PROPRIETOR. GEORGE EARP, JR., GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT, Foa THE SALS OF Bar, Bloom, Scotch and American Foundry . and Forge Pig Iron, Pig Lead, Lead Pipe, Sheet Lead, fe. No. 5? North Wharves, above Race Street, PHILADELPHIA.