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THE DAILY DISPATCH.
TO A»VKMTI»KK».-Th««irctttartl» Oitbt Dispatch i. th»«« t.wi m tam *athat of my other Daily is the city of Richmond. It u therefore greatly aupertor lo any otter m • Bedium of RICHMOND, TA.i Wrdnraday M«rala|, Fefc'y »4, 185#. MORE ABOUT LOLA, tic. An anonymous female correspondent, to whom we are greatly obliged for her kind wishes, at the same time that we feel flattered •I the high estimate she ia pleased to place upon our humble labors, approves in the main, of the sentiments expressed by us in an article beaded "Cant," which formed the leader of Saturday morning. Yet she thinks that we have mistaken the reasons which induced the larger portion of the play-going ladies to refrain from visiting Lola Montes. It was not, aha fecla assured, the "unenviable notoriety" of that personage. but an invincible repugnance on the part of the ladies of Virginia, to the bal let. We wish we could think so. but (bless our atars!) the largest hou?e ever congregated within the walls of the Theatre (one only ex cepted) was attracted by Fanny Elssler! Now, Lola's dancing is the very essence of modesty compared to hers, and it is to this modetty, that the greater portion of the American Press object. Had she stood on one leg, and taken aim at the gallery with the other, she would Lave received, no doubt, their united plaudits. But Fanny Elssler is not the only ballet dancer who has drawn crowds, aye! and fash ionable crowds to the Theatre. The Ravels were more patronised than any other persons who have staid as long as they did, within the last ten years, and by ladies, too. If Fanny Elssler or Cerito were to come here to day, they would have a crowded house, of the most fashionable character, ladies and gentlemen, this very night. We are not to be understood as entering the lists in defence of Lola Montes, for we know nothing about her, except what we have read in the newspapers, and much the Inrgerpor tion of that, we believe to be utterly false.— What we do oppose, in all its shapes, is, as we said last Saturday, Cant—affectation—the dawning of a sin which is not agreeable by way of compounding for one which is. "New Ori.eans.—The Louisiana Legislature have annexed the city of Lafayette to New Orleans, and have by Legislative act consoli dated the three municipalities of the crescent city under the one city Government. Red River.—The Legislature of Louisiana has passed a bill appropriating $20,000, to cleaning out the Red River. "Hamilton the young Artist."—This is a little volume, very handsomely printed by the press of Lippincott, Grambo & Co., Phila delphia, for a copy of which we are indebted to Messrs. Nash & VVoodhouse. It is a bio graphical sketch of Hamilton A. C. Browne, a young artist of New York, who died at a very early age. The tone and sentiment of tiie hook is moral and religious. The Kanaw ha Republican of the 18th, states, that on the previous Saturday, as Simeon Saunder, a young man, was crossing the Ka nawha river, just above the mouth of Elk, in a can'>e, he fell out and was drowned. NAVAL. The following persons have been examined «nd found qualified for admission into the En gineer corps of the Navy, as third assistant engineers. The young man who stands first on the roll is a son of Mr. P. H. Taylor of this city and is a young gentleman of talents and fine character: No. 1, P. Henry Taylor; 2, Geo. Johnson j 3, Mortimer Kellogg; 4, Jamison C. Hull; ft, JohnE. Mitchell; tj. Win. Gorton; 7, Henry Fauth ; 8, Edward Rohle ; 9, Hiram Haines; 10, H. C. Sewell, 11, Wm. B. Brooks; 12, Samuel Shorey; 13, Leroy Arnold ; 14, Floyd A. Will iuins; 15, Henry W. Spooner; 16, George E. Shock ; 17, John D. Mercer; 18, J. M. Freetuan. A letter from the Mexican Boundary Com mission, published in the Providence Journul, gives an account of the abandoned mission of Cocoflpera, once the richest in Sonora, with -its old church, a fine ruin, full of niches for statues and two towers, now tenanted by bats and owls. The orchard still flourishes, and here, on the sth of October, were apples pome- Eranates, peaches, and quinces; the latter, oth sour and sweet, in the greatest profusion. The sweet quince is a most delicions fruit, eatable in its raw state, and has all the rich flavor of the sour variety. Further on, in a gorge among rocks, was seen the great cactus, the cereus giganteu*. which is thus described : " This monster of the cactus family assumes ▼arious forms, sometimes rising in a single fluted column to the height of thirty or ferty feet; others, at eight or ten feet from the ground, divide into two or more branches, which turn upward like the prongs of an in verted fork ; others again throw off four or more arm-, disposed with great symmetry, ap pearing like giant candelabra. These coveted the rocks on both sides for miles, and among them grew numerous humbler species of the same family, some loaded with rich red fruit, others trailing their snaky branches over the rocks, altogether forming a striking and pecu liar vegetation, uulike anything we had before seen." THE NEW MAIL REGULATIONS. The National Intelligencer has the following statement of the regulations upon the Poto mac under the new Mail Schedule : The new Mail Regulations, to come into farce on the first proximo, require two depart ures jot diem of the Southeru mail. To meet this the Potomac River Steumboat Company will put on an extra boat. The hours of de- I ar ure from the wharf here will be seven in 1m norning for the day route, and nine in Uic • ing for that of the night. For the dav ser we learn that the steamboat Baltimore, Capt. McCausland, will be put ou ; the Mount Vernon,Cant. Darricott, to run by night. The steamboat Maryland is to take the place of the Baltimore on the Washington and Baltimore river line. A Great Edifice.—lt ia said that the larg est building in the United States is now in process of erectioa at New Orleans. It is built by the tederal government as a custom-house, and made large enough to iuclude the United State* court rooms, together with the necessa ry warehouses for the use of the government. The building covers some two acres of ground, and is one-third larger than the Capitol at Washington, ascompleted «vitl» the new wing s. The granite for the building is furnis'ied fro in the Quiucy (Miss ) quarries. Alrunt al I the companies at the quarries have centralis to furnish the atone. It is expected it will be about three years before the building will be GUUrely completed. MORE TROUBLE FOR FORREST. Mr. Ardrkw Stitwii, who formerly »• tided is this city tod held eeme elation is the Exchange Hotel for a ihort time, while that eetabliahment waa under the management of Mr. BoTDem, haa for a few yeare paet become aoroewhat distinguished aa the intimate per sonal friend of Mr. Fokrkst, bia name having been frequently introduced to the public in connection with the difficulties of the'? great American Tragedian," which have been, aa the reader knows, neither few nor far between of late yeare. Mr. S. waa present when For rest chastised Willis, aa the friend ot F. He was active in hia friendly offices during the late divorce trial, and a part of hia proceedings during that trial haa become the subject of newspaper publications, that have elicited a very remarkable and significant letter from him. A few weeka since we received a letter from our New York correspondent which stated that a new incident of the Forrest trial had coine to light, which deeply affected the repu tation of Mr. Stevens. lie stated that Burton, the manager, who ia also a warm friend of Forrest, tendered F. pecuniary assistance in his difficulties. This F. promptly declined, as he did not need it. His friend Stevens, how ever, as the statement continued, afterwards availed himself of the opportunity, and on be half of F., as he protessed, obtained some $5,000 from Burton under pretence that it was to be used in the prosecution of the trial. At the conclusion of the trial, Burton made known to F. that he had loaned money to S. for him, and learned for the first time that S. had no authority to borrow it. It was further stated that the police had gotten wind of the trans action, and that S. f to escape their clutches, hid left the city. Not having seen anything in the papers on the subject, we withheld the communication of our correspendent, and a day cr so afterwards S. made his appearance here. However the matter —not precisely as communicated to us, but sufficiently involving the repution of Mr. S.—got into the New York papers, and the following letter has been drawn from the accused : To the Editor of the National Police Gazette. Norfolk, Va., Sunday, Feb. 15,1852. Sir :—1 have just heard that the New York Sunday Times of the9lh instant, contains an article headed " unmnsk the scoudrel." or to that effect, which it would be affectation in me to deny was intended to refer to me, yet there is scarcely a word of truih in the whole ariicle, as I will prove on my return to New V'ork some lime next week. Not knowing but you might be furnished wiih the same story, which may seem very plausible until you and the public hear both sides, 1 write this (should you have published or intend to do so, any thing about the the matter) to ask you as a fa vor, to insert this in your next paper. In the meantime I will prepare a true and faithful statement for yourself and the public without any philosophy, (yours is pretty good as far as it goes,) of the Aslor Place Riot, Divorce Case, &c.&. Since I am to be sacrificed to avoid the payment of a sum of money by charging me with forgery, why let the truth come out, though " Rome should howl." It wiilthen be proved there has been no forgery, nor any lumps of gold stolen. All there is (rue about the article is, that i owe VVm. E. Burton, Esq., $1,500, which I regret to say from my own folly in many particulars, I am not now able to pay him ; but if I live and have my health, he trill be paid to the last cent, at any and every sacrifice, and 1 will al so assist him to collect an endorsed note for $1,500, pronounced a forgery, 1 understand, by a man for whom, if five times such an amount were paid for me, would not be an equivalent for the suffering and torture I have endured on his account, and by his advice and concur rence for ihe last two or three years, as I will show to the satisfaction of every unprejudiced reasonable human being. Yours very respectfully, ANDREW STEVENS. The New York, Times thinks this letter de signs to convey the impression that the writer has it in his power to implicate Forrest very seriously in the Astor Place Riot, and it says it knows no one to whom it would sooner look for information on the subject, than to Mr. Stevens. The letter it added looks very much like a threat to force Mr. Forrest into the pay ment of the money. If the letter was written for that purpose, and the object of the writer be accomplished, of course there will be no de velopments; or if the Times is right in its con jecture, there may be none, on account of Stevens' own complicity in the riot. If neither of these circumstances interfere, or if S. is really wronged and F. does not make prompt reparation, we may look for some very inte resting disclosure. Sewing Machines.—lt is said that there are now in New York city no less than fifty sewing machines driven by steam-power,which turn out an enormous number of pants each dav, besides fine coats and other articles ot ap pa'rel. One girl, with the aid of machinery, can turn out us much work as six with needles used by hand. Quebec and Halifax Railroad.—The project of constructing a railroad from Hali fax to Quebec was under discussion in the Le gislature of Nova Scotia by the last accounts. The route was to pass by way of St. John aad the valley of St. John's river. It was proposed that one quarter of the cost should be assumed by Nova Scotia, a third by New Brunswick, and five-tvvelfihs by Canada. This was the proposition of the Canada and New Brunswick delegates. The indications were favorable to the success of the project, though as yet nothing has been resolved upon. ° Telegraph to Cuba.—Joaqmn Gurideo go, of Cardenas, proposes, in a letter to the New Orleans Courier, the construction of a floating sub-marine telegraph from Cape Sa ble, in Florida, to Key West, and thence to Hi cacoa, Cuba. The distance from Cape Sable to H. is 150 miles, and the cost of the wire is estimated at $300,000. Mr. G. says: *'Theex ecution of this project would augment busi ness and commercial relations between the U. States aed Cuba immensely. Mr. Van Buren, (it i« rnmored at Wmhington,) having become dissatisfied wkh tbe acts and avow ed principle* of tome of the gentlemen h<» wag wil lingtosupport firthe Presidency and Vice Presi den jy is now looking out fir ,'a new man," and that no has written to take action in the premises- Ship Cajal across the Florida Pex ilhula.—Joint resolutions in favor of con structing a ship canal across the peninsula of Florida have passed the Legislature of Ala bama, and received the signature of the Gov ernor. The resolutions assume that the inter est of the States bordering upon the Gulf of Mexico, as also those whose products find a market through that channel, is intimately connected with this enterprise. The military defences of their countrr, it is also affirmed would be greatly strengthened by the propos ed canal. Senators and Representatives in Congress are requested to use their influence to have Congress adopt means, by survev, to procure the fullest knowledge on the subject. ClTMf—taw cftki Dispatch. B**k-M»bbir» —Am Adventure— Wmekinf to*'i Birthday—Ftnmimerc Cooper—Mir. Webtter—lrith BpciH*et—Murder— The Prett and Temperance. Niw York, Friday, Feb. 30. Tha Phoenix Bank robbera bavo received their final quietus. Yesterday, Levi Cole, who has been imprisoned for a year paat on a charge of robbing the Phoenix |Bank at Westerly, R. 1., waa hrougkt up for trial at Kingston, in that State, and pleaded guilty. Cole waa arrested in this city some time ago in company with a fellow named Kanouse, and the Bank lost $50,000 by their operations. Kanouse receiv ed a sentence of ten years imprisonment; Cole was sentenced only for (our years, in consider ation of bis plea and the expense he had there by saved the good commonwealth. What a philanthropic culprit, to be sure. At the Northern Hotel in Courtland street, we had to-day a comical adventure, illustrative of Women's rights. A lady lately returned from California, began a discussion in the public saloon, so the story was, upon that fruitful subject, but was interrupted by a gentleman who rather rudely combated her assertions in relation to the position of the fair portion of creation in the golden land. Hereupon the lady retired wrathfully,and returning produced ed a brace of pistols, upon the acceptance of one of which by the gentleman aforesaid, she strenuously insisted. He declining the com pliment, a pair of dueling-swords were soon forthcoming, whereat the redoubtable dispoter of tbe "strong-minded woman" made good his retreat. The press people got wind of the story, and to-morrow you will find it in print, with all the appropriate embelishnients. Quite an episode, in its way. Major-General Sanford has placed the Mili tary under orders, to pnrade on Washington's Birthday, the celebration of which is to take place on Monday, the 22d fulling on Sunday next. The public meeting of respect to the memo ry of the late J. Fennimore Cooper, is arrase ed for Wednesday next, at Metropolitan Hall, when Win. C. Bryant is to deliver the Oration. The tickets for Mr. Webster's oration on the Administiation of Washington,are being rapid ly taken up. The Irish Societies of the city, having be come patriotic and being unmindful of sole leather, have just concluded to join in the cel ebration of Washington's natal. One Martin Bloomer has been indicted bv (he grand jury, for the murder of his wife, and so we are to have another capital tr al and per chance an execution. The Press of the city are all at loggerheads in pegard to the mooted question : Shall or shall not the Maine law in relation to liquor, be the rule to eovern New York. The opinions expressed are as different as the ideas of indi viduals can well be. The Courier and Enqui rer, the Journal of Commerce, the Express, the National Democrat, and the Herald oppose its passage; the Tribune favors it, and the Times fulfills its promises of neutrality. The struggle will be a long one, but the'bopeof success is small indeed. Yours, M. cr I CUKE ALL. PAIN FOli 12 1-3 CTS.—YO CUKO DOLOREri, as the Spanish say. Dr. Rose's wonderful Pain Curer will cure almost immediately, Corns, Rheumatism, Chilblains, 'toothache, Swelled Face, bad Colds, Bruises, Sprains, Cholic, Paint in the Back or Limbs, Cramps, or Pains in the Stomach or Rowels, Sore Throat and Stiff Neck. Every person should have a bottle by them. Price 12} and 25 cents, to be bad of PURCELL, LADD & CO., Adie <fc Gray, O. A. Strecker, Gaynor &. Wood, Bennett <fc Beers, R. R. Duval, A. Bodeker, and J. Blair. ja 21—ts BALDNESS.—Few people believe that baldness U a natural consequence, arising from a long course of incipient disease incident to care lessness regarding cleanliness of thescalp. Tore move dandruff and other promoters of disease of the hair, and secure a healthy capillary action tavo rable to growth and preservation cf color, use the Hyperian Fluid, invented by William Bogle, 277, Washington Street. Its virtues are acknowledged to be unequalled. For sale by SEABROOK & REEVE, fe 23—fit 175, Broad street. pyitockbridge Alum Water. -Richmond, August Ist, 1850.—John H. Seayres, Esq:—Deur Sir—Having used and witnessed the effects of the Rockbrtdgc Alum Spring Water on different per sons,! teel much pleasure in stating the high oj inion entertained of its great medical value, of which you are the sole agent for the United Stales. I can truly say that I have suffered more than I thought I could bear. Having been affected for four or five years with the worst bowel complaint, accompanied with cough and dyspepsia, I procured the best in dical ad vice, and found nothing to relieve me. After being prostrated by disease for that length of time, I com menced using the Alum Spring Water, and in the course of a few weeks 1 found a docided change for the better. At this time (now three months since 1 commenced the use of the Water) J feel restored to health, my appetite is good, and my strength re gained. Indeed I feel like another mau. I can safe ly recommend the Water to others, and have done so in several cases. I wish you all the success imagi nable. You are at lifcerty to make what use you think proper of this letter. But my changed condi tion and appearance is the best testimonial 1 could bring to those who have known of my sickness du ring the last four years. Accept, sir, assurances of my personal esteem, and believe me, &.C , T. J. BETHEL. The subscriber is still the sole agent for the sale of this celebrated Water, and i i receiving from time to time fresh supplies from the above Springs. JOHN H SEAYRES, fe 16—1« . Columbian Hotel. iy Mexican Mastunc Liniment.—The new discoveries and new affinities that medical chemistry is constantly adding to medical science and the healing art, shows conclusively how greatly superior the new combinations in the Mustang Linimknt are to old preparations; that Lini ment being the result of great labor in chemical an alysis, is the reason of the great superiority of this new preparation to old mixtures; an l the immense sa!e ofit proves how much it is valued by those who have used it and know its virtues in the cure of Bruises, Strains, Burns, Stiff-Joints, Chapprd-Hands, Broken Breast, Sweliings or Pains in any part of the body. See advertisement in another column, fe 6eodts Only 1 '■£ ami 25 cents lor Uil> ions Habits and the Liver, the best Pur gative Pill known.—l)b. ROLL'S RAILROAD Ull AN I l-BiLIOUS PILLS are the best Pills, as thousands who have used them declare, for purify ing the blood, carrying off all bile, and producing a healthy tone to the liver Th'?y are called "Rail road Pills," because they go ahead cf all other Pills in their good effect. Dr. Rose's celebrated Family Pills for Indiges tian, Dyspepsia and Sour Stomach, are also in great demand—price 23 cents, and lor sale by Pur cell, L*d<i & Co, Adie & Gray, G»jnor &. Wood, A Bodeker, Bennett &. Beers, R R. Duval, O. A Strecker and J. Blair. ja 21—ts fry Daguerreotypes of Small Chil dren.—The great superiority of Simons'pictures of children, all readily admit. Twothirdsof a large number of pictures taken last week by Simons, were infants between the ages of two at>d twenty two months, and though difficult to take children of this age, all were satisfactory and beautiful pictures No parent should be a day without likenesses of their children now it can be so perfectly and beautifully executed. A clear day, between ten and two, is preferable for children and fami'y groups. Fami'y paintings and pictures of all kinds copied. M. P. SIMONS, fe 17 151. Main strt et. Eagle Square. CF 1 Dr. Hose's Pain Carer.—The most wonderful medicine for givine instant relief to all pain, external or internal, is Dr. Rose's Pain Curer. For ta'e atl2j,2sbnd 50cents per bottle, by fe 18 PURCELL, LADD £ CO. DR. E. C. VIHIIEH tenders his services to the public in the various branches of his profession. OUige in the basement of his dwelling, on 4tb street, between Broad and Marshall streets. 2nd door from the eoraer. no 27 6m* KT : Si a ».,.H£. WKB tt .» SUTTON, NOTARY PUBLIC —Particular attention paid Ic writing DEEDS and other legal instruments, and COLLECTING CLAIMS of all kinds, Office it the Law Building, Richmond, Va. no 14 LOCAIi MAfTBBB. THE CELEBRATION. Tbe daws of yeaMrday presented a very favorable aapect for the commemoration of a day, hallowed in tbe heart of every American Pa* triot, Waahington'a birth day. A drizzling rain hung over the city until about nine o'clock, when it ceaaed, leaving dark and threatening clouda to awe the pleasure seeker* with the carriage of umbreliaa and rubber shoes.— Nothing daunted, however, by tbe melancholy looks of the sky, at an early hour, our gallant citizen soldiery, bedecked in their tasty ac coutrements, were seen hastening to tbeir dif ferent places of rendezvous. At half past 8 o'clock, the Light lufuntry Blues and Rich mond Greys repaired to the depot of the Rich mond and Petersburg Railroad, and received, with great cordiality, their noble visitors from Petersburg, the Petersburg Greys. This com pany presented a very fine appearance under their gentlemanly commander, Captain Joseph Scott, turning out some thirty muskets, and were suitably escorted by their entertainers to the Washington Hotel, where they partook of a sumptuous breakfast. At about 11 o'clock the different city com panies, together with the visiting companies from abroad assembled in and aboat the Capi tol grounds with full ranks. The grounds of the Capitol and the streets in the vicinity were crowded with delighted spectators, among whom the ladies, by their presence and smiles, presented a most interesting and attractive feature. There seemed but one feeling to an imate the hearts of our military and eitizens, and that a desire to mark the celebration by an appropriate and patriotic display. We will not comment upon the appearance of the mili tary further than to say, that a more gorgeous and united gathering, of the true-hearted sol diery of Richmond,has never before been wit nessed. Many thanks are due to the Peters burg Greys, Captain Scott, and the Union Light Guard, of Chesterfield, Captain Thweat, which latter company marched all the way here from Clover Hill Pits, for their kind par ticipation in the ceremonies of the day. After a brief period of time had been spent by the different companies in executing, in a masterly manner, their peculiar military manoeuvres, they deployed into line in the Capitol grounds and fired a grand feu-de-joie. The scene at this moment was truly a thrilling one. Amid thundering salvos of artillery and the waiving of the superb banners of the military, and'the deafening cheers of the immense assemblage of spectators—another day, pregnant with the hopes of liberty, was consecrated to the ser vice of republicanism und an enlightened hu manity. After the roaring of the loud-mouthed cannon, and the quick sharp rat-ta-to. of the musketry had been hushed, the military caval cade formed in the following order i Richmond Light Horse. Chesterfield Light Horse. State Guard. Petersburg Greys. Richmond Greys. Light Infantry Blues. Union Light Guard of Chesterfield. Young Guard. Eagle Infantry. Fayette Artillery. Caledonian Guard. Montgomery Guard. German Rifles. The several companies then marched through our principal streets, dismissing themselves at the different hotels which they had selected for their inviting gastronomic entertainments. Not being übiquitous, we were obliged to de cline the many kind invitations extended to participate in the respective festivals, and are therefore compelled to pass over the many " scintillations of art" and " sparklings of elo quence" that shed a halo of good-feeling and happiness over the convivial banquets of the different companies. Contemporaneous with the marching of the procession, Old Sol ap peared with beaming face, adding much to the general hilarity by his warm and cheerful de meanor. The Petersburg Greys being the guests of the "Blues" and the "Greys," partook of a rich dinner at Lafayette Hall about half past three o'clock in the afternoon. The Union Light Guard and the Chesterfield Light Dra goons dined together at the Union Hotel. VVe would here remark, in passing, that had the Richmond soldiery been more fully aware of the satisfactory and grateful visit of their friends from the "Pits," they would have received them in a manner more pleasing perhaps to them selves. We congratulate our Chesterfield friends upon the truly martial appeaiance of their soldierly representatives. The other city companies partook of very fine dinners provi ded at the respective places selected by them. A portion of the visiting companies of Peters burg and Chesterfield remained in Qur city last evening in order to lake part in the State Ball. Those who thus remained will leave for their respective houies this morning. We say, in concluding this brief article, that the exhibition of the volunteers was in the highest degree creditable to that right arm of the public defence; and that the celebration was in every respect worthy of the day. At alnte hour in the afternoon the Eagle In fantry and the Young Guard passed our office, paying marked attention to the "Dispatch."— We can only return thanks for their politeness, earnestly hoping that their drills and disci pline as volunteer soldiers may ever be com mensurate with their courtesy aud generosity as citizens. Accident.—Two horses, with a carriage pole attached, passed down Main street yes terday morning, about 10 o'clock,at full speed. Fortunately, though the street was crowded, they passed all they met in safety, and, keep ing in the street, were running when we aaw tlem last—we may suppose, however, that they have mopped before this time. Where they left the carriage, and where they have earried the pole, are mysteries. Orr thk Track.-A slave belonging to How ard & Blackburn, named Daniel, was arrested Sunday evening at a late hour, in a atreet which he was not authorized to frequent. He profeaaed to be a church member, but a pack of cards found on his person identified him aa a hypocrite, and the Mayor accordingly or. dered him ten lashes. STCALiKa.—Ann, itirtto B»#en k. Hfur«, employed at the Washington, *n Saturday •vrainf appropriated to fcer awn oae tw* abaeta belongio( to the Hotel. On yaatorday abe waa brought before hie Hooor who ordered ber fifteen laabea for her roguery. Acsolt.—Edward M. Meoka, living on Ore gon Hill, ou Sunday evening became groaaly intoxicated, and while in that atate commenced beating hia wife. The oeigbbore interfered and sent for a watchman who carried Meekato the cage where "tired nature's aweet restorer, balmy aleep," soon lulled into amiable repose bis belligerent propensities. Yesterday Meeka was brought before the Mayor, and appeared to regret deeply his misconduct. He was bound over by his Honor in the sum of $100 to keep the peace. Discharged.—Edward White, slave to G. W. Essex, and Charles Wilson, slave to H.P. & E. S-Taliaferro, were arrested Sunday even ing for want of proper passes, and their em ployers appearing in their behalf were dis charged by the Mayor with suitable admoni tions Assault.—Thomas H. Keeling preferred a charge of personal assault against James Clay ton,, but owing to the absence of requisite wit nesses, the case wbb continued by the Mayor until Wednesday. Continued.—The continued ease of Wash ington Brown, charged with assaulting a ne gro seivant in the employment of Charles P. Word, on Friday last, was taken up by the Mayor on yesterday, and his Honor bound Brown over in the sum of $200 to keep the peace. U. S. Circuit Court.—This eoort met on yesterday but transacted no business. It ad journed over until Wednesday. Fir*.—There was an alarm of fire last evening, about 8 o'clock, occasioned by the partial burning of a tenement situated at the upper end of Franklin street. Damage tri fling- MA.HRIED, In N<;w York city, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. J.Paddock, of Christ's Church, Strat'ord, Conn , HENRY CHEVALIE, of Richmond, Va , to ANNA GERTRUDE, daughter of the late A. Turk, of this city. * DIED, After a short illnpss, at his residence on French Garden Hill, GEO. W. PARROTT, aged 37 years. The friends of the family and the public generally are invited to attend his funeral this afternoon at 3 o'clock without further notice. * On Saturday evening last, Mr EDWARD RID DLE McNAUGHT, in the 39th year ot his age, a native of Birmingham, England, but for many years an inhabitant of this city. l Alum Water.—Certificate. —Bedford, Co., August 2id, 1814.—This is tocerti fythat my wife, Mary Wilson, was attacked with scrofula about four years ago. Her neck was very much swollen and ulcerated for some eight months ? during which time she received the attention of seve ral physicians without any benefit, and was at last pronounced incurable. Hearing of the virtue of the '■RockbridgeAlum Water," and my wile being una ble to go to the Springs herself, I procured some of tbe rock, and of the mass from which the pills are made—and she used the solution of this in water reg ularly, three glasses, three times a day for two weeks, when she seemed perfectly restored, and used but little afterwards. Since that time there has been no appearance whatever of the existence or the return of the disease. JOHN W. WILSON. The subscriber is still the sole agent for the sale of this celebrated Water, and is receiving from time to time fresh supplies from the above Springs. JOHN H. SEAYERS, ja 24—ts Columbian Hotel. Virginia .Legislature.—Memoers oi the Virginia Legislature now in session, are partic ularly invited to call at M. P.SIMONS' Gallery, and examine bis exquisite likenesses of the Presi dent and his Cabinet, also, Senators and Members of the House, together with a large sample of other distinguished and well known persons of this and other countries, too numerous to mention. All are desired to call, whether in want of pictures or not; and those wai.ting pictures would do well to judge for themselves of Oieir superiority. All pictures warranted to give full satisfaction. M. P SIMONS, fc 6 Eagle Square, 151 Main street ( no Consideration!—Ueciined Selling • —The unparalleled success we have met with in the sale of the very celebrated " Fletcher's Hair Tonic" has induced U9 to decline disposing^of the recipe for making so valuable a preparation. The public may rest satisfied of being able continually to Set the genuine article, aa heretolore, by applying to >• H. Duval, Messrs. Bennett & Beers, Main street, and to Messrs. Miller Sc Seabrook, Broad street, or at the Saloon, under the American Hotel. The manu facturer, John Johnson, respectfully acquaints his friends, who may have been uneasy with regard to liis stopping the manufacture of this superior pre paration for the hair, by selling the recipe, that he means to keep the secret, and redouble his exertions to meet the demand for the invaluable " Fletcher's Hair To ie." fe 16 LEE «Jk BAYLY. AT TURN KY* AT LAW.—SAMUEL T. BAYLY, NOTARY PUBLlC, attend* tothe taking of depositions, at testing deeds, and other legal-instruments, and all tin duties generally of the office of Notary. Office on 11th street, 2nd door from Main, ja 31 dim* More than two hundred thousand cases of vaiious disease* have been cured within the last twelvemonths by that great and good melicine, H. Ci. Harreli's Celebrated Arabian Liniment. No thing, p -rhaps, since thd creation of the world, lias been so successful as an externai remedy fir all nervous diseases, as this wonderful curative When applied, it instantaneously diffuses itselt through the whole system, soothing the irritated nerves, aliasing pains, and creating a most delight ful sensation. Try it, and you will never regret It. See advertisement. fe 17 3t RINGING SCHOOL.—Tne sub>cii )er pro- O poses opening a SINGING SCHOOL in the v any pf the PiTibyterinn Church, on Church Hill, commenting on Monday evening, March Ist," at 4 o clock P. M., to continue three evenings in each week : Mondays, Wednesday n and Vrl dajM. A thorough instruction will be given in the rudiments and science ot Music. A Piano and BUck Hoaid will be used, and children learnt to read music with as much facility as their native lan guage. Persons de-in.ua of attending, are request ed tobe present on the first evening. Twenty-four lessons, *2. PIANO FORTE.—After much and long expe rience in ti'Bchingin the different cities at the North, the subscriber would announce to the citizens Cf II chmond her intenu. c of lemainingin this city, for the purpose of teaching the Piaao Forte. She will also give private lessons in Singi.."" to any who m*y desire her services. Exercises will Ih> introduced and practised, which will not fail to bring out the full strength and tone of the voice bo that those supposing themselves possessed of only a weak, nervous Voice, will be happily sur prised to find themselves in possession of the un told wealth cf firm, clear and powerful toues Re sidence at Mr. B. Ward well's, Marshall street, at the head of 84th street, on Church Ui!l. She ia permit ted to refer to the fol'owing gentlemen:—Hon F H. Morse, Bath, Me.; Hon 8. E May, Winthrop, Me.; E. 8. Cumm'ngs, Teacher of Music, Boston; Miller Clark, Esq., Winthrop, Ma; Daniel Pike, Esq., Augusta, Me ; Kiel Batnkoy, Professor "f Muiic, Sweden; A. W. Frenye', Professor of Music, Ger. many; E U. June», M D, AuuusU, Me. te I!)— Iw* HARRIET M. JONES TIN t'LA'i k>, rinuittcii'# an aaaort meat of neatly all tiies. including 14 by 20 bright and lead-d for rootiug, Pig Tin, Zinc, tfpel ter and Bar Lead. liS bushels Clover SeeJ, receiving and iu store, by feb 34. S McGKI'DEK & SONS. ' &ULHG OF OCEAM STEAMEftA, s' noti v. mm. SMira. Lx.avxa. Far Dm Georgia Hew York H*r ACkag. .Feb M Canada Mew York Liverpool.....Fab S3 Jonathan.... Mew York Ohag k. 8 Joan Feb 24 Hermann New York Bremen Feb flB Cambria Hoatoo Liverpool.. .March 3 Glasgow.... Philadelphia Liverpool...March 4 Atlantic Mew York Liverpool...March 6 Africa Now York......Liverpool. ..March 10 Franklin Mew York Havre March 13 America.....Boa ton Liverpool...March 17 Arctic Hew York Liverpool...March 90 Ana Mew York Liverpool. ..March #4 Washington.New York. Bremen March V fbom xrxorx. Glasgow Liverpool Philadelphia... Feb 4 Cambria.....Liverpool Boston ...Feb 7 Atlantic Liverpool...,.. New York.... Feb H Africa New York.... Feb 14 Franklin Havre New York Feb 13 America - "•.Liverpool B ston Feb 21 Arctic Liverpool New York.... Feb 24 Manchester..Liverpool Philadelphia.. .Feb 25 . MARINE NEWS. PORT OF RICHMOND. Charleston, Feb. 20 — Arrd achr Kedron, Lay ton, Fredericksburg. [By Tklkobath] Nkw Orleans Feb. 20.— Arrd Barqae Virgin is, Bou.«h, 14 days from Richmond. WANTED, a middle aged WOMAN who can come well recommended, to take charge of a Boarding House, 4 or 5 miles out of the ci:y. Apply at this office fe 24—ts THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership to transact a general Exchange and Banking Ilasineaa, under the tirin of Maury & Morton. They will 'Jeal in Exchange Bank notes and coin, and will purchase and sell stocks and other public securities on commission. Office under City Hotel, corusr Main and Wall streets. R. 11. MAURY, feb 24 J B MORTON. RtWAKU.-My horse broke loos« /CTv from where he was tied, on (Jury street, near Air. Ford's grocery, on Sunday night last, and strayed off, having a saddle, bridle and batter on. He i« a small sorrel horse, with baze face, and three wbite feet, about three years old, and is unshod. The saddle, bridle and halter are new. 1 will give the above reward for his delivery to me. or to Mr. A. J. Ford, on Cary street. WM. GRAY, On the Plank Koad. Woodville, Henrico county. feb 24—.'St*. C KKWAKI).-1 will give ihe above reward W 'J for my child Marietta, about six years old, if delivered to Mr. Wra. M. Harrison, in Richmond, or $10 it delivered to myself, at Harris Ladd's, in Charles City county. fcb 24—2t*. JOT IS M. KNERR. STEAMSHIP ROANOKE.-FOR NEW YOKK VIA NORFOLK.—The Roanoke will receive freight till 1 o'clock to day, Tuesday, 24th inst., for New York, and will leave her wharf at 4 o'clock, by which hour passengers will plenseto be on board. Tickets secured at our office, south side of Basin, or of our clerk on the whsrf. feb 24—It. LUDLAM & WATSON. LAtll) Jt CO., UKl'litilsXS, dealers in PAINTS, OILS, DYES, WINDOW GLASS, &c., !>2, Main street, Richmond, V* , are now receiving their Spring stock of Drug*, 3led icines, Dyes, &e.»ih<! wholeliidkiuga large and well assorted stock, which they otter at lowest rates in lots to suit purchasers. N. B.—Particular attention to packing and for warding orders. feb 24. L.BATA SPOONS AND FOR KM PLATED WITH PURE SILVER.— The above important and necessary articler for housekeeping are Imported direct by me from the celebrated manufactory of "Yates & Sons," Shef field, and are plated under my own inspection, with pure stiver; can oe engraved as well as silver, and for use are equally as good, for sale by feb 24. L. G'NTER, 137, Main street. EN DEKS! FENDER*!!—Of Bronzed Iron and Brass. A tine variety, for sale by L GINTER, fe 24—2t 137 Main street. 'PO THE LADIES.—Just received, a fine as- X sortment of Bloomer Combs some quite new styles. L. GINTER, 137 Main street, fe 24—2t LOST, od or in the vicinity of Broad strett, an agate seal RING, black and white striped, with " Lya" engraved on it in old English chnracters. A suitable reward will be given it left at this office. fe-23—It J. R. ALLEN~ Exehanxe Office, NO. 62, MAIN STREET. UNCURRENT Bank Notes, Gold. Silver, Ac., &c., &c., bought and sold. fe 23—10t LOST OR STOLEN, yesterday morning, ea the Capitol Square, a Red .Morocco Pert ,>lonje, containing three $ 0 bills, a 41 oili, and $1 50 iu silver, and several receipts, one on the Sa vings Institution for $70, one on the Mechanics' ♦ 6 50, and a due bill for <5 25 on Mi. John Foster . All persons are cautioned against receiving any of the above receipt* or due bill. A reward of five dollars will be paid for the delivery of the same at this office. fe 24 It* WOOD! WOOD!—The subscribers have on hand, at the Richmond aud Dsn»ille Rail road Depot, a large supply of the best Oak and Pine Wood, which they are selling at $4 forbest sea soned Oak, delivered; #3 50 for best seasoned Pine, delivered. Persons leaving orders at Mr. L. P. El lis's Grocery, on Broad street, Shockoe Hill, or at their office, on Pearl utreet, opposite the Alhamkra Hotel, will be furnished immediately. THOMAS FOSTER, fe 2— 3t2OA JOHN A. FOSTER. DRESS AND FROCK COATS.—Just re ceived, direct from our owe manufactory, a beautiful assortment of dress and frock Coats, some very superior, made of black French twilled Cloths, and cut in the latest style. Call at No 102 fe 6 KEEN, CHILES & BALDWIN. 1 turther supply of fresbCo- J coanuts daily expected, for sale by felO WILLIAMS & BROTHER. TONQUA BEANS.—A small lot ol good, for by fe 12 BENNETT & BEERS, Druggists. WALKING CANES.—One case of line Walking Canea, just received pr schooner Hanover, forsile by K. M. ZIMMERMAN, fe H Corner Main and I2th street*. BAKER'S PREMIUM HITTERS.—I 2 dozen to hand and for sale at makers price.<, by BENNETT &. BEER'S, Drug-house, fe '3 125 Main street. HC. McNE.MARA, Apothecary and • Druggist, has on band* good assortment of articles in his line, selected particularly for Re tail aud Prescription, which he offers at as low prices as articles of like quality can be had else where. The patronage ol the public generally snd his frieids in particular is earnestly solicited. Prescriptions carefully put up. No. 222 north corner Broad and 10th streets. . de 12 Homeopathic mejmcines.-i on hand a few cases Homeopathic Medl cines. and a» the treatment of diseases by these meixines is attracting the attention of the public, 1 will dispose of the last at small profits. A supply of these medicines constantly on hand and lor sale by O. A. BTRKCKER. STABLE STALLS FOR RENT. —3 jood stalls, in a brick stabl®, well located, near the Carlton House. For terms, apply to fe 6 L. PINTER. 137 Main-st 11/iNfEK SLEACUEO SPERM OIL* »v a hhds, fo' »«'e by fe 19 AH.E* * CO- I J4ICIO KOL'ttK.—A oeteate and har.Jtf* Li pieparation, producing a natural and healthy color in the cheeks. Prepared by Baatin, of Phils delphia, aud for sale by fe 18 O. A. BTRKCKER. O HELL OYSTERS, ol superior tUvur.aud 0 large *i*e, received by every boat from Nor folk, by R W AI, I. EN, fe 14 Arbour Kestauiant. NIFE WASHER S^—Japanned Knife Washers. Knife Box«s, Ca«« Boxes, Ae , lor sale by K. M Z'MMKRMaN. fe 5 Comer Main and 1-th sts. UONCINE COA P.— For woitrniiig the hands, 1 and rendering them soitiuid delicate. This is «n admirable Soap alto f>r the Hsta. A l*dy's toiW cannot be complete without it. Prepared by Ba»m, of Philadelphia, and for sule by fe 18 O. A. STRECKfcR- Fil voi sta to