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WILLIAM B. CROWLEY, Bookseller and Sta
tioner, No W6 Baltimore street, uesr Cslvert,
opposite Carroll Hall, keeps coustantly ou baud a
complete assortment of Booka, in every department
of literature.
Also, Blsuk Iiooka, School Hooka, Letter Paper, Cap
Paper, Pens, Ink, fenvelopes, uud every variety of
Funcr and Staple Stationery.
All tbe now book* received as won aa published.
Fur sale, wholesale uud retail, at the very lowest
Subscriptions received for all the Papers and Mag
siines published.
X?T Ageut for the "American Organ," and all tbe
American Iiooka and Paper* published.
nov 13
J acob w kav e it,
Cabinet Maker and Uudertaker of Funerals,
At abort noticc,
No. SI ROSS Street, near Eutaw,
THE following are the hour* of depar- <
turea of tbe only reliable steam ferry boat plv- ?
log between Alexandria and Washington : " 1
The steamer GEORGE PAGE will leave Washing
ton (lailv, at the usual hours.
Will leuvo Alexandria at tho usual houra.
11 is omnibuses will leuve the corner of Pennsyl
vania Avenue and Seventh street, to connect with
ih* boat, also at tbe iimial hours.
llis omnibuses will connect with nil cars arriving
at, und departing from, Washington and Alexandria
nov 24-tf GEORGE PAGE.
NEW confectionary MTORE.
THERE U always something new Tin
dcr tho suu, and therefore I would inform my
friends ami the public At lar/ye, that I have opened a
line new Confectionary Store, opposite llrowu's Ho
tel. .No. 347, Pennsylvania avenue, in which may be
obtained everything iu the line in the best liossible
manner, and cheapest rates. Ice Creams, Jellies, Char
Jolt?, Ices, Ac., of all kinds; Candies of all kinds and
pnees, from 25 cents to *3 per pound; Cakes of all
i'V??l * m*\v ""d ',or(; '"ore than fifty varieties
of Cake, all of the best quality, made of good fresh
butter and eggs, and by the "best workmen in the
United States. 1 flatter lnvself I can please the taste
of the most fastidious. J. O. WE A VEIL
N. B. Parties, weddings, bolls. Ac., Ac., supplied
in tho shortest notice and most pleasing terms,
nov 17?iituwim J y, w
v nt hi* Ftincy Store, under
rrfational Hotel, is just receiving lu dozen, lunje
and small size, Batchelor's Hair Dye, which is uni
versally conceded to be the very best article for color*
ing the hair INSTANTANEOUSLY, without injury
I > the skin a beautiful jet black or brown. We n
commeud it us the SUREST and SAFEST live in
PARKER'S Fancy and Perfumery Store,
Under National Hotel.
nov 4fl
? ood and Coal 1 ard on Fifteenth street, be
tween I and K, where persons wishing to obtain a
frood article in the way of fuel will find it to their ad
vantage to call.
nov 26?lni *
rSPHERE will be found ut the exteusive ware
*? rooms of tbe subscriber, on Seventh street, opmv
site Exchange Bank of Helden, Withers, A Co., the
most magnificent Parlor Furniture, of richest n>se
wood, oak, walnut, and mahogany, upholstered in the
b?st manner, with French brocutulle, plush, and hair
Also, elegant Cottage Chamber Furniture, enamel
It d and beautifully ornamented.
Mahogany and walnut Wardrobes, Bureaus, Wash- 1
closets, ana Bedsteads of every variety and style.
Dining room Furniture of every description.
Chairs of all kinds and qualities.
Hair and Shuck Mattresses, Feather Beds, Bolsters
snd Pillows; together with a general and very ex
?enaive assortment of articles in the house-furnishing
I tie, all of which will be sold on the moat favorable
terms, and at the lowest prices, for cash or approvod
No. 630 North Seventh street,
opp. Exchange Bank Selden, Withers, A Co. i
lor 13?ed8m
4*1, EiyhtJi Sit vet, near J't-nn. Aveiiut,
TA8 on hand an extensive and splendid assort
i mont of paper-hangings, including gold, sntin.
and common pupers ; also, gold, velvut and gold, uud
common borders, together with a great vuriety of ,
panel papers of every description: consisting of
rleucli, walnut, rose-wood, maple, ouk, and pine, with
all their vartbus mouldings and ornaments, which he ,
pu * up in the most workmanlike manner, and guar
unices satisfaction to all who may please to honor blm
with their puti-onage.
Also on hand, gold and transparent, and white and
I'uff linen shades, also picture oords and tassels of
every description. _ nor. IS?Stawtf. i
We are now receiving the largest stock of Gas
Fivtureiever ottered In this city, comprising everv 1
variety of style and finish. Thcv have been selected
from the oelebrated factory of Cornelius A Co., ITiila- '
dolphia, and include all of their patterns.
Owing to a reduction in price of Gas Fixtures, we !
are now prepared to furnish them at a less rate than i
thev have ever yet been sold here or elsewhere.
To keeu paoe with the above improvement the price |
of ?a? tubing bus been materially reduood, and our i
increased facilities warrants us in saying that we are !
prspared and can execute any work' we may under- !
take cheaper and better than any other establishment
in this citv.
Plumbing and Gas Fitting Establishment,
Pennsylvania avenue, south side,
nov 13? dtJsu. 1 btw. 10th und Uth st*.
Beautiful n bw juvenilbs^aw*.
dsy Afternoons ir. tbe Nursery, or Familiar Nar
ra tires from the Book of Genesis.
r.ight Through the Clouda, or Peace and Joy in Be
Tbe Nursery Governess, by Uic author of "The
Week." !
Addresses to the Young, bv Alexander Fletcher, |
D. D. For sale by OB\Y" A BALLANTYNE, I
nov 27 No. 49H, Seventh street. ,
CHI ARLKN C. TUCKER, WnslUacton, i
/ Attorney and Agent for Claims, and Commission- |
er of Deeds tor all th? Slates, revolutionary, naval, id- i
valid, sod half-pn v pensions obtained; also bounty land
f r services in sll the wsrs in which the United States
have been engaged, und for the services of volunteers
In the Texas Revolution of Having copies of
sll the muster-rolls of tbe Texas Revolution, lie is
11 ep?red to give prompt attention to the claims of all
? ho served, and of tho heirs of those who died or !
woro killed while in the scrvioe.
Office and residence. No. 518 Maryland avenue,
nov 13?d&wly .
PR. MSI, Practical piiakcr, Her. !
? enth street, near the Bridge, opposite Centre
Marttet, Ws hington, I). C. Lift and Force Pumps, i
Hydraulic Rams, llydranta. Fountains. liaLiiiir Tubs 1
aiid Shower Bath Fixtures, Marble Wssh Baslns, 1
Water Closets, Iron Sinks, Copper Boilers, Ac., of
every description, put up ou the moat approved prin- i
pjlf" Will remove, on the 20lh inst int, at the old 1
s' ind, Herenth street, opposite Intelligencer oflloe.
nov 1*?tf I
1|7E nre now opening n inucniHirnt
?/w assnrtinent of Fsncy Go<k1s, of English,
French, German and American inunnfscturr, em- '
tirsring many things for presents, and at prioea cul- |
en la ted to ploss? Ml. We enumcraU>, iu part: Jewel ,
<"asksts. Albums, Cabaa, Mantel Oniaments, Shell I
Hasksta, Port-Monnsiea of pearl, shell, silver, velvet, i
calf, and moroooo; Card Caaea, Work Boxes, Porta- '
bis Daaka, Combs and Bmsbea of every description. ?
Sewing Birds. Jet Onuunwita, t'orfiiines, Money Belta,
Aceordoona, Shaving Cssea, Kasors, Pocket Knives, i
Also, eomitantlv on hand, Gold and Silver Watches, j
ana all kinds of Jewelry, Clocks, Ac., together with :
many things not necessary to eumnerste, and to I
? 'iich the attention of the lmblic is invited.
No. I'enn. Avenu", near Four-snd-s-hslf st.
aor 13
THK E??le teNFitUn nnd Plvmbina
?. hitsblishuH ht, on the corner of dth street and
Pennsylvania avenue, are now receiving the finest
sssortmi.-Dt of (Chandeliers und Gas Fixtures ever of
f red to the citizens of Washington, und st the same
time "cl)0a|?er than th? cheapest." All that is no
eessary is to rivo a call to be convinced of thia fort.
The superior facilities of thia house enables ttwm to
sell thetr roods ami do work at a leas rate than any
of tbe retailers of this city.
Thankful for tbe very liberal patronage of the citi
:ens of Washington and vicinity, tbe proprietor as
sures them that with the addition of a number of the
beat gas fitters and plumbers of Philadelphia and
New Torlrto hia present large force, be will be able
to do all Work in both branches in the most snperior
siyU, and, aa before stated, cheaper than the cheap
nor 11
mood'a, (Seventh street, i csn be hsd Lyons
Ksthairo* and Barry's Trioophenxis. the gennine
srtiotoa nor 87?M
150,000 JtfSMWa
the favorite I>rands.
^ 40 boxes flue Chewing consisting of pound lumps, |
half pound (lo., 6's du.^uiid^lO a do. _ ;
Garrett's Buppee uud Scotch, in jars, bottles, aud j
jtlaocabuu and Congress, in kegs. ,
Goodwin's fine Cut Chewing aud Smoking, in pa- I
^Pi'nea Hnuff Boxes, Segar Cases, Matches aud ,
every article appertaining to a Wholesale nnd Retail
trade, mil he sold low for ouh^ WAU ACK
No. Bi?, High street, between Bridge and Prospect
streets, Georgetown, 1). C.
nov Hi?d2w _______
IDE AWAKE?At the old established
boot and shoe factory, Jligh street, where may
be found a large and fashionable assortment of Boots
aud Shoes, comprising every variety of style and
quality, and at the very lowest uiurket prices.
Especial attention is invited to the following: i
For (fentUmen?
Fine calf Boots
Fine calf double soled Fear Naughts
Flue calf Congress Shoes
Fine calf Munroos
Fine calf Oxford Ties
For Ladies?
Whole tan colored Gaiters ,|
Whole Black Gaiters
thr M'tMto? i
Black and colored Gaiters
Black Morocco Boots
Boys, youths, aud servants Shoes, coarse and fine
00(5 pairs childrens Bopts, Shoos, and Ankle Ties, of
all colors and sixes .... 4 _ui
Hoots and Shoes made to order of the best material
-irasT"* " "* T?0MA8'r,N08.
Merchant Tailor*, Bridge Htreet,
One door east of Bank of Commerce, Georgetown.
nov 18?ly
Merchant Tailor, and general dealer in
Bridire street, between Pntomac and High streets,
nov 18?ly
received, and for sale wholesale and retail, a
prime lot of Goshen and Glades Butter; also, a fresh
Simply of roll Butter every week
^ Provision Store, 98 High street, between First and
Second, and at stall No. "A Market-house.
N B ?Hotel and boarding-house proprietors will
do well to call and examine my slock before pur
chasing elsewhere. nov 1,8 -
\ BINET and Undertaking Business is
still continued at the establishment of the late
William King, Cougress street, between the canal
and Water street, where ?11 orders will meet with
Timmpt attention. ""v ls~2w
K. N.
" Put none but Americans on Guard to-night.'
* The Book for all of you.
a wide-uwuke gift, for 1?55, edited l>y "ONE
AL1 'P\f ??
The following distinguished American wriUn^on
American subjects, adorn the pages of this tnilj
Awrt'ttHrvunt! J. R.Drake. R.W. Emerson, Mrs.
L H Siirournev, the Hon. J. ^ . Savage, F.S. Key,
Dr. Thomas*. Bond, Joseph Hopkinsw.H.
fellow, II. Fuller, L. C. Levin, n. t. Gould the H.in.
Hunioi \V?liHtt?r Grace Greenwood, ft. bverttt, 1.
Dwiirht John M*. Mason, John Pierpont, Dr. Beeclier,
n & E. P. Whipple, '? Vw'? '?;,??
Uvin 0. W. Holmes. Erastus Brooks, W . D. Oalla
rrlicr E H. Cliapin, the Hon. George Bancroft,. H.
fturleiirh, the Hon. Caleb Lvon, G. Meihn, L. McLel
lan Ir J O. Whittier, Chief Jnstioe Marshall,, fc.
0iikes 'Smith, R. T. Paine, Jared Sparks, Scba Smith,
Andrew Jackson.
The Marriage of Washington,
Goddess of Liberty,
Portrait of Washington,
Portrait of Daniel Webster,
and the
rurvnuv ui "
Spirit of *78, 4
Portrait of Martha Washington.
Together with? . ?
?'Washington's Farewell Address. ,,
" Constitution of the United States,
" Declanition of Independence. *
The following are a few of the strong commenda
^'"The"p'ttiog" up of this volume was a happy
thought It awakens nnd invigorates the noblest
SHE; sentiments, and, withal, fortiftcs j^tnotmrn j
bv Bible religion. The volume opens wiUi V> ash- ,
ineton's Fart-well Address," among the richest lega
cies ever bestowed by a patriot upon his country ; and
then follows, in prose and poetry, the hRVV'^J.* f
most soul-stirring nppeals to the reason and
Amerioans, wannng tliem of the danger of foreign in
fluence adverse to their free institutions, and exciting
' Know-Nothings' are, shows the necessity of such an
aaviciation andexcitesan earnest hope thatthev may
" preserved ?nd prospered as the liWard ofc.vil
J i;?;.,.,. litwrtv "?-(hntt. Adc. and Journal.
W1" Thi-f is a sterling annual, ftill of living truth,
which must b? commended by every editor who is
mil a Jesuit at b*.rt, and find a resisn.se in the soul
?SSff lo m.mory, ?nd tonfea
^oromen^W^htngU.uan.llll the worthies follow
tn.rTfterhim here S|?ak in the living present, and
pits of the soul set to glowinKmessuretoe glonos
lif our Protestant birthright. ?Albany >pertator.
The whole making one elegant ISmo. volume.
Price >1. The same in lull gtlt, sides and edges.
?1 50.
For sals by bookseller* generally
Copies seiit bv mail, w receipt of price.
) C. DERBV, Publisher,
No. 118, Nassau street, New l ork.
T50 AgenU wanted to ?nvass f,.r the above, to
whom s liberal discount will be given.
nov 36 - -?
lot Mill. ^"*1
at the h.K-k Creek Foundry, nesr
C ) Affeut for the Empire State and RensseW lire
"wr',?<??pllj -?7 d?~ ? !
ami rtxuonabU terms. m
N. B. Orders through the city post otnee win j
meet attention.
nor 18?-lj t
K Hn(| Commission Merchant*, Lou
Sna aveune,"pposi?e the Bank of Washington will
give attendance to all busings wtt^ttel to ft^r
charge, and will mske sales by aucUon of?ndescri?
tions of propertv, real or personal. Tlie> respeeTullj |
xolicit a share of the patronage of llw? P"?1'?- ,
Thev are now opening and arrsugin^ for sale
extensive MMffilMtti Of \
extensive H()USKH0,D fl RNITLRK. . .
Of every vsrietv, h. which they invite tlw sttenti.m (
of persons furnishing.
w ste'ioss. ^ ^
Vnrehsse<l in Boston, and will shortly be provided
All of which will be disposed of ut private sal*.
nov 18?Maw 2m
Real Estate Agency and Conveyancer.
THE undersigned, having resided '"W?h.ngton
for the la?t twenty-four years, and being will
aciiuainted with the alliens, particularly theUrgs
Kan populatiah of Washington city offers h
? . tn iw.rsoiiK donirinff to ptirchw# or
Estate or to rent snd collect the rents, Ac.
for sale nianv desirable houses, varying in prioe from
J600 to ; ivith many vacant lota, eligibly ntu
SdTt ?" times to prepare
Oerms" and
to property. ^lEOKOK STOCK, Agent,
nor 13?lm No.'*M Eighth s^between D and K.
given snch general satisfactKin^ pyj^VKHTER,
Druggist, corner of 11th stro?rt and Penn. sr.
nor 14 LL '
P??R rent, a thrwi stotrr wWlee.
hack hu.ld'ng, on \ street north, (No. 4M.) hs"
| a square east of the Patent OBlce. The
hsndsonielv finished, and contains fourteen or fifteen
worn., supplied with gas ws^ y^, FR
! nov 16?eotf Next door, Wo. 4?T.
nov8!^^ ^ J *? HOLLINOSHKAD.
NE of IkoM new and handsome dwell*
lug Ilou**., mtuutod ou C atreut, between First
ana Second street. For a private family reaideuce
~^?^r".BUi.n,r.,^duComenU- ETe,7 improvement
conducive to health, comfort, and economy ha* been
provided. The houae contains aix large chambers, it
nne large parlor, fashionably liuished, a oommodious
(lining room and well-arranged kitchen. Hot and
oold wator, and gas-pipes through the house. Bath
ing room, ureaiiged for hot, cold, and ahowe^batbs;
pump in kitchen ? Hells from every room; cookiuic
rangu in the kitchen, and furnace in the cellur.
Hare inducements will bo offered to persons deair
P t baaing a comfortable liouite.
, T ?> ? (p od and punctual tenant the rent will be
For tnrilier particulars inquire of JNO. H. WAHD
in the adjoining house, or at the eorncr of Twelfth
street nd C.ual.
j nor 21? 8t eod [Intelligencer.)
and attic frame HOUSE, situated on K street,
j between Hixtli and Seventh, containing eight large
; aud well arranged rooms, with side aim buck alley,
I and about one hundred yards from the Northern Lib
! erty market-house. " ?
| Inquire of J. F. HODGSON, Tin Plate and Sheet
| Iron worker, No. 405, Seventh street, near 11.
I nov 27?lw
rael aud the Gentilea, by I)r. laaac Da Costa.
Haley's Evidences of Christianity, with Notes and
; Additions by Charles M. Nairue.
I Lectures delivered before the Young Men's Chria
! tian Association of London.
i Words to Win Souls, twelve sermons by eminent
Divines of the Church of Kngland.
letters and Remains of the late Rov. W. H. llewit
son, 2 vols.
Tho Works of the Rev. Edward Uickersteth, 10 vols.
Autobiography and Hemiuiscencea of the Rev. Wm.
Jav, of Hath.
Scripture Testimony to the Mesaiah, by John I'ye
Smith, D. D. For sale by 3
uov 27?8t No. 4?rt, Seventh street.
ALL the Cheap Publications, Magazines,
and Newspapers, can bo had at Alex. Adam
son's, on Seventh street, opposite to the I'ost Office.
New York Herald, Timea, and Tribune, received
every night, and delivered to aubscribers at 96 cents
a month, payable in advance. He keeps constantly
on hand a largo assortment of Blank Hooka, Pens,
Ink. l'aper, 4c. Harpers', Putnam's, Graham's Ma
gazines aud lady's Hook, at $2 50 a year, puyoble in
advance. The American Organ in for ftule, every
evening, at his store. A. ADAMSON.
_nov 1ft?dtf
? I lace, corner Louisiana avenue and Seveiith
street, keep constantly for sale at their establishment,
a good assortment of Standard and Popular Litera
ture, in iKiund and cheap form; all tlie Popular Maga
zines and Periodicals of the day; also, the Know
Nothing papers; Daily and Weekly Herald, and Tri
bune ; and the Police Gazette, lioston Pilot, Citizen,
uverly Magazine, Home Journal, Dollar Newspaper,
New York and Philadelphia Sunday paiiers, Station
ery, Blank Hooks, Ac.
The American Organ for sale ererv afternoon.
- noy if?im j. Elder a co.
Xo. 12, Centre Market Space,
IVANJaat received from the eastern cities
rich and beautiful French aud Swiss Embroide
Limerick, Crochet and Maltene Lace Collara and
Sleeves- Swiss and cambricChemezetts and Habits
embroidered and lace sets, from *4 to $25: Swiss)
Cambric and Guipure Rutlles and Hands; embroider
ed Handkerchiefs, at greutlv reduced prices. Also,
Heud Dresses ond Caps, Flowers and Foathers for
bonnets; black kid Gloves, 50 cents; colored and
white at 82 1-2, (superior quality;) Joui'ir*, 87 1-2.
Persons wishing to make purchases, would do well
to call at No. 12, where great bargains can be obtain
ed, particularly for tJi* ea?h.
nov 20?Iwa
DIAMOND and other rich Jewelry, a
good assortment on hand, or manufactured to
order, at short noti<5e, and at much lower prioes than
elsewhere in this city, and no mistake, at No. 418,
Pennsvlvania avenue.
_ ""v'itt II. 0. HOOD.
G1LMANS' Hair Dye has made its ap
pearance in our city, very much to the gratifi
cation of our young beaux who wear red whiskers or
mustachios. Gentlemen are now seen going into our
hair-dressing saloona with hair, whiskers, mustachios,
and eyebrows of all imaginable colors, and in five
minutes they will appear ou the street having them
entirely changed, and decidedly improved bv a lus
trous black, obtained by using Oilman's Dye.?Aor
follc Herald.
For sale by Z. D. GILMAN, Chemist,
n0T 1^ _______ Washington city.
HOME REMEDIES. ? The Compound
Cherry Pectoral is tha best and surest, and
most palatable cough remedy ever offered to tha pub
lic ; it will euro the worst cold or cough possible, and
is the only article that will afford reliet to consump
tives without hastening their end. Try it, and you
will be convinced. Pncc 25 and 50 cents per bottle.
The Hirb Conon Cakot is also an excellent and
very palatable medicated compound, and is well
adapted to children and others who are prejudiced to
medicine in other forms. Price HJf and 25 ccnta
per package. For sale at
Dmggitt, Penn. avenue, opposite 7 buildings,
nov 18
THE undersigned will continue to practioe in the
various oourta of this District, and attend to the
prosecution of all classea of claims against the gov
ernment. He will also attend to the unfinished agen
cy business of Vespasian Ellis, Esq.
Washington City,
r. Moulton, Esq. is authorized to close up all my
business connected with claims upoa the govern
nov 18? ly V. ELLIS.
A BUSHELS Wood-burnt Lime, whieh
is burnt of white stone, and is well
calculated for plastering, and, indeed, for any building
purposes. Thia lime is in good order, and I would
invite all those using the article to come and examine
for themselves and try ita qualities.
Also on hand the beat qualities of White and Red
ash Cod, Hickorv, Oak, and Pine Wood ; all of
which will ba sold aa low as the market will afford.
Corner 12th and C streets, No. 549.
nov 18?dim
CIl'MBERL AND COAL?We have on the
' wharf a cargo of the Cumberland C?al and Iron
Company'a superior ooai Consumers of Cumberland
coal would do well to try thia article, which we will
deliver carefully screeued in all cases.
"or 18 Office corner of C and 12th sts.
J scriber, having purchased the ent're stock of
\\ ood of Captain James W. White, so long and fa- !
vorably known to the citixens of Washington, as an 1
upright dealer in the article of Wood, beg* leave to
announce to the customers of his predecessor, and the
citixens generally, that he intends to continue the
business at the old stand on Canal street, a few yards 1
east of Seventh street bridge, where he will endeavor
to have at all times a fall supply of all kinds of fire
wihmI, of the best quality, at tho most reasons ble
prices. His customers may always depend on getting
a good article and honeat measure.
nov 18??m THOS. 8. BUTLER.
ANOTIIKR opportunity will be ottered
to thoar persona who have not laid in their
winter's supply of Coal to do an, at twenty-Hve cents
a ton lower than the market price, by taking it from
the vessels upon their arrival. The coal will he from
Philadelphia, and of the beat qualities, both red and
white ash, egg site. Orders should be loll at our
yard immediately on fth, between D and E streets
Terms cash2,240 lbs. to the ton.
tractor* and builders can be supplied at all
titnoa with Doors, Saab, Hlinda, Mouldings, Balustera,
and Newela, of oak, walnut, maple mahogany, and
yellow pine; also, all kinds of scroll and fanrv saw
ing and turning, and all other work whiob tha first
class steam machinery can execute.
Factory comer Indiana avenue and Third street,
east of City Hall. ' nov 13~^8taw8m
WC. CHOATE, Capper, Leecher,
? Bleeder, and Chtmpedist, keeps constant
ly on hand a good supply of the very best Swed
ish I/eechea. None applii*] but those'that are war
ranted fresh and healthy. Physicians in the country
can he supplied at the shortcut notice. Corns re
moved without pain or drawing blood, and instant
relief produced. Mr. Cboats does not practise any
humbug: his charges are moderate, and he can be
commanded at any time.
Residence, I/Mitaiana Avenue, No. 44, near Sixth
street. nov 18?eolm
acriber continue* to pink ruffles, flounces,
aprona, capes, talmas, scarfs, joaeys, Ac., at the short
est notice.
Umbrellaa and parasols repaired. A general assort
ment of umbrellaa for sale, by
No. 257, Pennsylvania av., near 18th street,
nov 18
FOR SALE OR LEASE?A number of un
improved lota for sale or laaae, located in varioua
parts of the dty. U. WARD,
oor 18?dtf
Pm Brick llouae, aituuted ou Sixth street, oust side,
uear the corner of M, No. iSit For particular*, in
quire of P. M MAO RUDER,
Dry Good* nod Shoe Slur*,
uov 25?eodti No. 883, Seveuth aire*.
JIU8T RECEIVKD. 100 barrels East
ern Apples, such as Greenings, Baldwins, sud !
Russets, in tine order, delivered all sound. Private j
families, boardiug-houae and hotel keeper* will find
it to their advantage to give us a call.
Fine yellow Onions in barrels.
Also,'New Jersey white Meroer Potatoes.
uov 21?eoiiw Feed Store, 2d street, IVsvenue^
[%| G. EMERY'S Granite Marble and
lfJLo Brown Stone Yard, comer of B and Secoud
streets. Office ou Secoud street, between 11 and C
streets. Residence 418 P street, between HLxth and
Seventh. uov 17
JUST received. 25 per cent, lower than
ever offered in tnis city. The subscriber would
res|>ectfully invite the attention of the ladies of Wash
ington and its environs to call and examine his Urge
autl beautiful assortment of FURS, combining all the
fashions of the forthcoming season, which, in splendor
and richness, cannot be surpassed.
Also, a number of superb CARRIAGE ROBES.
A line lot of UMBRELLAS, of all sizes, to be dis
[>osod of very cheap.
A large stock of Children and Infant's Fancy
HOODS always on hand, made from the best mate
rials, and at exceedingly low prioee.
His late new style of HATS for gentlemeu has been
already stamped as the lie plus ultra, and he-only
?nukes' mention of it to say that the prioe, as hereto
fore, for the very best, is only $4.
nov 18?lw No. 286, Pennsylvania avenue.
.A. WILLIAM H. HULL, (for several years an
Examiner in the Pension Office,) will attend to the
prosecution of claims against the Government, such
as Bounty Lands, Pensions, Back and Extra Pay,
? Refer to Hon. L. P. Waldo, Commissioner of Pen
sions, Hon. John Wilsou, Commissioner General
Laud Office, and to the Heads of Departments and
Bureaus generally.
nov 18?ly
For the Promotion and Encouragement of
Manufactures, Commerce, ana the
Mechanic and Useful Arts,
WILL be opened at the city of Washington on
Thursday, the 8th day of February, 1855, in
the new aud splendid hall of the Smithsonian Insti
tution, which is one of the most magnificent rooms in
the United States.
To this Exhibition the Manufacturers, Mechanics,
Artists, Inventors, und all others desiring to display
the results of their lubor, skill, ingenuity, and taste,
from all portions of the Union, are cordially invited
to contribute.
The Machinery Department will bo under the
charge of a special superintendent. Steam-power,
fixtures, labor, Ac., will be given free of expense.
All intending to exhibit are requested to give no
tice at as early a day as possible. Goods should be
acoompanicd with a proper invoice.
The committee, therefore, feel that, in inviting con
tributions, from all jHirtions of tho Union to the Sec
ond KchihiHon of the Metropolitan Mechanic*? Institute,
they are offering to the producer of excellent articles
a valuable opportunity of making known to the
whole country their novelty and utility, the superior
style of their workmanship, and their adaptation to
the purposes for which they may be intended.
Tbey would respectfully solicit from the Ladies
those specimens of elegant handiwork which hereto
fore have formed so attractive and important a fea
ture of these displays. It is propesed to submit all
such contributions to a committee of ladies, and to
award to articles of merit premiums of jewelry, 4a,
suited to the tastes of the fair exhibitors.
The hall will be opened for the reception of goods
on Monday, the 28th day of January, and on the
evening of' Thursday, the 8th of Febriiary, at seven
o'clock, the Exhibition will be formally opened for
the reception of visiters, and continue open about j
four weelc*.
No article deposited after Saturday night, 8d of i
February, can be entered upon the Judges' Lists for 1
competition or premium except such as the commit- !
tee shall be satisfied were dispatched from a distance ;
in time to have reached the hull by that day, but
fuiled to arrive from unavoidable detention.
Articles designed for exhibition only will be re- '
ccived free of charge until Tuesday night, 6th of Feb- j
ritarr, at 1" o'clock; after which time depositors will I
be subject to a charge of from 80 cents to (1 00 for :
each article deposited.
Apprentices and minors who contribute articles of |
their own make or invention shall specify their age :
and the time they may have served at their business.
All articles deposited for competition and premium ,
must be of American manufacture, conspicuously '
labelled with appropriate names, the name of the I
maker and inventor, (if known, 1 and the name of the
depositor; a copy of which label must be furnished :
the clerk at the time of bringing the goods for entry \
on tho record. Prices may be affixed or not, at the
option of the exhibitor.
Depositors, at the time of entry, will receive a
ticket of title to their goods, which ticket will also
admit them to the exhibition at all times when open
to the public.
N. If. Goods should be addressed ss follows " Ex
hibition of the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute,
Washington, D. C.," and should have the nature of
the articles and the name of the party sending them
distinctly marked on the packages. Tbey should
also be liccompanied by a detailed invoice.
Circulars containing detailed instructions will be
forwarded, and any information given on application
to the corresponding secretary, to whom all commu
nications on the business of' the Institution should
be addressed. nov 18?8taw6w
Improved Stereoscopic Likenesses.
Tht grtatfrt impriwmwnl ever mtuU in Ik* Pkoio
grajthic Art.
And in Oil Colors, far exceeding any style of portrai
ture ever offered to the public, and at a small coat.
This establishment posse?fa many advantages
over others in this city, having a skv-light with over
KOO feet of glass, and thereby enabling the artist to
make likenesses of children almost inslantaneuuslv.
Portraits are made in this establishment from fljf
A. M. to sun set, and equally well in cloudy as fair
weather, except of children.
No likenesses but the best will be sold at this gal
lery, as he intends every picture which be gives to
be a lasting advertiaement of his work.
Particular attention will be paid to copying Paint
ings, Engravings, Statuary, and Daguerreotypes. For
taking these copies he. has an instrument 'msde for
the purpose, and used only in this city at
No. 426 and 42ft, over Lane k Tucker's
nov 18?tf building, Pennsylvania avenue. <
PARKER'S Fancy and Perftamery Store.
We sre jnst opening a large and fresh supply
of Fine Fresh Toilette Articles, which our customer* I
will find, ss usuul, to be the very best article im
ported. PARKER'S
Fancy, Comb, and Perfumery Store.
Pennsylvania avenue, under National Hotel, j
AS. CARNER, Draper and Tailor, j
? Morfit's Building, Four-and-and-a-haJf street, ;
rrspectftiHy informs his friends snd the citisens of j
Washington, Georgetown, snd A lexyxlria, that he |
keeps always on hand a choice selection of the best i
snd most popular makes of Cloths, Cassimerea, and j
Veatings, together with a good supply of the beat I
Trimmings, and will make to order garments in the |
most elegant manner, (plain or fancy,) to pleaae the ;
tastes ofu.ll who mav favor him with s call.
N. B. Prices moderate, and terms o*sh\
nor 18?eolm
iWWl FEET Albany white pine
?W"s"fV*" lumber 4-4 to 12-4
6,000 Teet cherry fi-4 to 12-4 /
8,000 do do 4-4 and 5-8
8,000 do walnut coffin boards, first quality
8,000 do do 4-4 to 12-4, wide and clear
10,000 do ash 4-4 to 16-4, of the best kind
5,000 do poplar 4-4
Just received and for sMe bv
J. B. WARD k BRO.,
Twelfth street and canal,
nov 18
THE subscriber wishes to call particular atten
tion to his stock of Boys' aud Men's Ready-made
Clothing, which must be closed out at oost for cash, snd
no humbug, as hereafter he intends to drop this brsnch
of his business. He has also a large, select, snd very {
handsome stock of Cloths, Csssimeres, and Veatings,
which he will be happy to make up in the most fash
ionable style at short notice, aud the lowest possible
figures, for fcash.
He slso invites special attention to the most beau
tiful Overcoat, of the latest Paris fashion, nuwle up
expressly for exhibition.
No. 828 North 7th street, opposite Exchange Bank
of Selden, Withers, k Co.
nov. 18
THIS day received from the manufac
turers, one case of the above mentioned Goods,
of Watt's make, which sre offered at New York
prices, bv
No. 858 Pennsylvania svewwa.
nov it
PW BROWNING, Slc*ch**l T?illor,
? under the United Htausi Hotol.wouM iMpec*
latent importation, and I. IW*"* *
bave'Uiem made up ut
fa.hionable manner, and at low rttM or pncee.
Having "?de arrangements U) go into the Ready
Miidu Clothing Buaineess" extensively this season, hi
that he can offer to ho* wiahing to
^ C., slock of Clothing uot inferior to any n
'hid citv and not wade up at the North, as is
tliM ease with work sold Here, but cut m his own ee
liilllltlmWt. and made by our own ueedv citisens, in
thii dKion, at low raws of prices. He is enabled,
therefore to compete with northern work in point of
Said" to1 quality and style he will leave for
?hone who favor him with a call to judge.
? ?b Mil whole suit* (coat, pants, and veat) at the
?.^t?o^bi?iBM. puri>o#ee, out of cloth ? mmI
mere, for ithe ^ ; *.;$io 00 to $80
Dress aud rrock to#w iiwn..
Overcoat* of different^styles * 8 50 to 10
Black and FancyJ'anlaloons J ?> to 10
"mSTrtS! rfCtolhtoK ta'rf .'superior a^HW^nd
liaTbeen^ide up sincere rcceivedUie Fall and Wm
""lKps'consUntly on hand a large assortment^
Fancy Articles, such us Gloves, Cravats, Collars,
S?b and inlying diteotery in vegetaUemedMint
"M VEMII LER'8 Aj?U-p?rio*ic or FeTer and
IP Airue Fills, are a oertain euro for all that clsas
of malarious and periodio oouiplainta known as chills
and fever fever and ague, dumb ague. Irregularity
in women' 4c. Ac., without the aid of those noxious
drum usually relied upon, vix: Mlomel, arsenic, or
qUAtt"r many rears' patient experiment and research
aa a FharoawuUst, the undcnitoed candidly behevea
that he has perfected a remedy for the^Vv*.
dred complaints, which will enre at leart mnety-nve
cases out of every hundred. He feels, very aeos'b y,
that this Bounds boastful and chimertMl, but he has
now used it, under his own <**?%?*?>
than one thousand severe cases without
Bofore askiug tlie confidence of the public. how
ever and without making any drafts upon its c?11"
litv.'the inventor of this medicine desires to sbowthat,
his statements are not those of a reckless and u'l rm
cioled man. We therefore ask attention to the follow
ing joint certificate from the Hon. William A. Newell,
M L) late member of Congress from New Jersey,
and X! I). Newell, M. D., an eminently successful sur
geon and physician, of New Brunswick, H. J.
To Phyeician* and the Public.
" Having extensively used ' Deshler's Anti-jttriodic
or Fever and Ague Pills,' in our practice, we take
nleasure in stating thus publicly our experience of
& efficacy. ^ have used tiem in hundreds of
cases of fever and ague, and have never known a per
^Tto have a second chill after commencing with
them ? and as they oontain no salt of arsenic or qui
nine, the former or which someUmes operates so de e
teriouslv as an accumulative poison, we consider them
a S andValuable remedy,W ought to be within
reach of every family that is liable to chills and fever.
To our professional brethren we deem it proper^ to
say that wo have been made acquainted with the
composition of these pills, and find them strictlya
wiMfSX preparation. Moreover, as they are prepared
bv an apothecury of more thau twenty years active
experience we can vouch that they are skilfully com
pounded. 'We earnestly commend them to the no
{?e of the profession, and believe they will cure alter
all usual remedies have failed^ ^ jj. D.
In their own State both these gentlemen l^veari
extensive practice, and enioy, to an enviable desri^e,
the confidence of the public. There they woca ob
tain universal credit But as we desire to prepossess
every citiien of the United States with our truthful
ness and good faith, we subjoin the foj'owmg rnrte
from a gentleman known and reverenced throughout
the Union?the Hou. Theodore 1 relinghuyseu, 1J* D.
KoU from t)U Ihn. Theodore Frtlinyhuytn.
?From the professional character and reputation
of I)rs Newell, above named, and the esteem in which
these gentlemen, with Mr. Deahler, are held in this
State,^ take pleasure in stating that any rep^^
tions made by them
N?w Bbunswtci, N. J., Jan. 24, ISM.
Owing to the floods of quack medicines with which
theanmtn- ha. been deluged, and which tow proved
.1. uniformly worthless, the discoverer of this remedy
has long hesitated to come before the
regard for his character ho has been nnw^Ulngtobe
classed with the pretenders who, undertaking to cure
all complaint*, with one remedy, miserably fiulto cure
any Tnd he has feared that the public which has
b<*n so often shamelessly deceived
its attention. He relies, however, that tho above cer
tificates give him a title to its confidence and atten-.
tion while making the following "ta^?"1: ^? ,
We claim for our remedy lh? following P*r"l?'n
ti^i?nd advantage by which it ia distmguislied from
0U*i^il,?i,l jri(r of DtMtr't A>Ui~Periodic PW*.
1st. They exert a marked, specific and almost in
tllibie anti-periodic power, by w hich they neutrHliiij
the periodical and constantly-recurring ?ttackswhK'h
Sn? foyer and ague The Uw^which tt?
remedy acts overpowers the law of the diaease.
2d. Vhile they thus manifest great ?etivity and
Dower ther are yet perfectly harmless. A well per
Son leVen if an infimt) may take p4at quanUUos not
only without inconvenience, but without seeming
efl8dl Thev^never disagree with the weakest ntomach,
almost instantly restore appetite, and break upjh
distressing seuse of bodily prostraUon which always
*?4th!lThey may I* taken without regard to ag*,sex,
diet or drink, and on a journey as safely aa at '"'me
6tli. They are not only anti-pcnodic, but anti-bil
i?'S,thJTiiey contain no salt of mercury, artenic, or
^AdffUafu <if DeeKLer'e Fever and Ague Keu^ly.
1st It Is not liquid. There is no danger of loss by
eJpt^ California ot Oreg-m, or to those pUccs for
tW^dT*lt*?s* tasteless and wiUiout od?r. All other
remedies for the disease are bitter and nauseous, and
are taken with difficulty by children or delioaW per
""iDesbler's Anti-periodic or Fever and Ague Fills,
may be procured at wholesale or reta^11, of
Ml Broadway, New lork.
Price II per box; or, for the convenience of tho*
residing where it baa not been intruduocd as yet, it
will be forwarded by mail, prepaid to any un? ^
oloai.ig M letter-stamps, in any part of Ae United
8ut?a exoept Oregon and California; or to these tor
""larTiibcral discount te dealers, and delivered In
New York city free of expense.
nov 18?ly ?
S* JAMEH W. GRAY, Balls Fond, Fairfield
oountv, Connecticut, cultivate one of the moat ex
U-iisive and welW?Ubl,shed Fruit Nurseries in the
oountry, grown from the moat bealtiiy aud thn v
rttocks' therebr producing the finest quality of trees,
und embracing all the choiceat varieties of every kind
?f fruit adapted to this climate, v?i:
>|| F?eh. Plum, Cherry. Apnoot, Neo
^OmbSvW^^Xand Catawba ; 0?? Cur
rant, and Raspberry Bushes, snd Strawberry i lants,
Af the beat imported ?arietiw.
Also Ornamental Treea, such as Balsam, Hpnioe,
Fir. White line, Tamarisk, Hemlock, Hngnr Maple,
AA^n^'ariet'y*CDwmrfPearao? imported Quince
"Ortersmay be left with RU38EL GRAY, who
can he neen at Eighth street or at Gray k Bsl
Inntvne's Book Store, Seventh street j also, with
JOI?N W. BRKWE^. Columbia l*ike, three miles
from the Long Bridge, Alexandria comity, Va.
nov 18
Cl 0rand hcijkmf..
<??1.^. (j.?To be drawn November 80.
Oni Fana TO T* **tt Ticskts!
And remember, erery prite drawn !
10,000 Tickets?"VOl PrlBeat
lof UMOO
J ?v ft,000
J 4,000
J "J" 8.000
] ?V s.ooo
J?' '. l.ftOO
h \ ?i- i,w
6 of II,
In all, 501 Pri?M, amounting to
Tickets $10?Halves and Quarters m proportion.
Kverr Prise drawn at each drawing.
Bills on sll solvent han^ taken st par
All commonieations strictly oonfldentia
HAMUKL SWAN, Agent and Manaiwr.
HA" sign of the Brons. Lions.
Mnnvrgtmeiiv. Alabama. nov 18-dAwly
Fancy Notions, snd for sale wholesale^and^rrtajl.^ at
low prices
Banker m4 Dealer in Exchange Stock*,
Ac., Ac., ? _
No. 4*3 1'eunaytTMii* avenue, Washington, D. C.
hot 18?ly _
Attorneys and Counsellors at Law.
Office over Selden, Withers, A Ca.'s liank.
uor 18 _
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
Office over Selden, Withers, A Co.'s Bank.
dot 1?
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Office over Bunking House of Selden, Withers, A Co.
nov 13
(lath or yiuuinia,)
General and Real Estate Agent,
Washington, J). C.,
Gives special attention to claims before Congress or
the various Departments, collection of claims, nego
tiating loans, purchase or sale of real estate, land war
rants. Ac.
Office over banking house of Helden, Withers, A Co.
Residence No. 8, Union Row, F street, near Seventh.
nov 18
Q street, between Fourth and Fifth streets.
nov 13
Merchant Tailor, National Hotel,
Washington, D. C.
nov 13?8in
Attorney at Law and General Ageut.
Office at the corner of Sixth street and ? Louisiana
Avenue, Washington city.
nov 13?tf
Duvall's Building,
I'enn. avenue, near Four-and-a-half street.
nov 13 ________
Corner of II and Seventh streets.
Drugs, Chemicals and Fancy Articles. Prescriptions
carefully compounded day and night,
nov 13
flOAL! COAL !~A cargo of superior Le
high Nut Coal, for small stoves, cooking rungs*,
Ac., nt $7.50 per ton; to be delivered from tlic vessel
at Riley's wharf durtug this week. Apply immedi
ately, and leave your orders corner of Massachusetts
avenue uud 7th street.
The subscriber is also expecting a curgo of Red -
Ash, and one of Stove Schuylkill Coal, which will be
sold low from the Tessel.
Also, on hand, a good article of Cumberland and
nov 21?<15t
CM. SKIPPON, Merchant Tailor, No.
? 133 Pennsylvania avenue, between Nineteenth
and Twentieth streets, would inform his friends and
customers, tliat he hits now on haud a handsome as
sortment of Cloths, Csssimeres, and Vestings, which
have been selected with care, especially for custom
trade, and of which he would be pleased to make up
to order in his usual good style, at moderate price*.
N. B.?His friends and the public in general, are
most respectfully solicited to cull and examine fiir
themselves. nov '20?TuAThlni
THE subscribers having established themselves
in the Lumber business, at the old stand of
Win. Bird, oorner Sixth and B streets, are pre.puicd
to furnish all articles in the trade on favorable terms.
They solicit a share of public patronage.
nov 18?eotf GEO. W. (JAKRETT A CO.
lor. No. 420 Pennsylvania avenue, takes this
method of informing his friends and the public gen
erally that ho has in store a large and complete as
sortment of
of very superior qualities, selected with groat care,
and which cannot fail to please the taste of the most
fastidious. All of which I am prepared to make up
at the shortest notice, and in the best and most ap
proved styles, and at prices that cannot fail to *uit
the inott economical.
N. B. A few of the latest and most approved styles
of Over Garments in store, ready for exhibition,
nov 18?eodlmif
WH. OILMAN'S pure Senna Fig*!?
? A most palatable, safe, and effectual reme
dy for constipation of the bowels, nervous or sick
head-ache, and all that train of unpleasant symptom
induced by a state of habitual costivenes*. Prepared
and sold, 'wholesale or retail, by
Chemist and Apothecary, 442 Pen*.
avenue, corner Four-and-a-half street.
Pri<;e 26 cents a box.
nov 18
furnishing goods generally, both new and sec
ond-hand.?The undersigned keeps constantly on
hand a large and varied assortment of new and sec
ond-hand Furniture, and Housekeeping Good*, which
be will sell on the very best of terms.
An extensive assortment of seasonable articles now
on band. Give him an early call.
No. 89.\ south side Penn. avenue,
between Four-and-a-half and Sixth streets.
nov 18
Religious Book Depository.
GRAY A BALLANTYNE, 4?8 Seventh *t.,
(two doors above Odd Fellows hall,) Washing
ton, D. C., have the only depository in thia oity
the publication* of the?
American Bible Society,
Methodist Book Concern,
Robert Carter A Brothers,
Gould A Iineoln,
Preabyterian Board,
American Tract Society,
Evangelical Knowledge Society,
American Sunday 8cnool Union,
New England and Maaaacbin-etU Sabbath
School Societies:
and all the principal religious publishers. Also, a
It ia, therefore, apparent that their stock of Stand
ard Theological Worx* and general Religion* Litera
ture must Kb unequalled.
They always keep an extensive assortment of *11
the Hymn B?*>ks used in the different chnrclies, fsmily
and pocket Bibles and Prayer Books, in plain and
superb bindings.
Their saanrtmcnt of attractive and choice
suitable for gifts and Sunday School L'brariea, 1*
very extensive. ? ...
School Books, of all the kinds used in the city and
country schools, at the lowest price*.
Blank Books, staple and fancy stationery.
Pocket Knives, I'orte-monuaies, Portfolios, Writing
Desks, Oold Pens, Ac.
A liberal discount will be allowed to minister* and
wholesale purchasers.
nov 18 .
No. 84, Opposite Centre Market,
THE subscril>er respectfully calls tbo attention
of the public generally to his NEW STOCK
of GOODS, just received. They comprise all kinds,
from French importations to the best description of
borne made articles, suitable for ladies and gentlemen
of the most fastidious taste.
The ball season having fairly onmtnenoed, he espe
cially invites ladies to call and examine a beautiful
aaaortment of Fancy Slifpms, which cannot fail to
A great variety of superb Trunks, Carpet Bag*,
and Valises, at exceedingly low prices.
MAO YOU wish a fine unit of Hair t?1Try
IW MOORE'S Improved Tricnpherous? it 1* th#
only article that will produce a growth of Hair, aa a
number of persons can teatifV. As a toilet article it
baa no superior; it renders the hair soft and glossy,
removes dandruff and scruff, Ac. Price 2.1 cents per
bottle, or five for II.
Moore's Exoelsior Soap Dentifrice is warranted to
be the best preparation for cleansing the teeth and
mouth, for purifying the breath, hardening the gums,
and preventing decay, now extant.. It contains no
ioM or gritty substances nor f* In any way injuri
oua. Price W> oenta per jar.
For sale st J. B. MOORE'S, Chemist,
Psnn. avenue, opposite Seven Buildings,
nov 13
I AND and General Agency Office, "Co?
J Inmbia Place," Seventh street, Washington,
D. C. -Claim* for Bounty I.and, spnlicstinns for
Pension by the widows snd minor heirs of sol
diers killed (or who died) in the United State*
service in any war since 1790, (including the Florida
and other Indian want, the war of 1818, snd the Ute
war with Mexico;) applications for Pension bv the
widows and heirs or all Revolutionary soldn**:
Money Claims against the various Departments of
the Government and before Congreae; and claims
for extra pay for Army and Navy in California and
Oregon mmi 1848 to 18-18, prosecuted by
F. K. HASBLKR, Goners 1 Agent.
If. B.?Land Warranta and Land Scrip bought and
(old. B0T 1*?"

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