Newspaper of Evening Star, September 12, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated September 12, 1861 Page 1
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_ ^ ^ ? I *1 ft < - ' * I i, i.iL -inn.- - I> I- . j ,v " I (Jtaitw pii Jm? ^ . V*. XVIII. WA8HIWGTOW. D. C. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 12. 1861. N?. 2.672. THE EVENIINQ^TAJR5 PUB LIB BB D B VBR J AFTB&NOON, (SUNDAY KXCBPTEP.) AT THE STAR 111101X0, Oormm if ?w?? aad Eltm** tt. n W. I>. WALLACH. . Papers served in packages by carriers tt 9(1 year, or 37 oeoto gpr m?atk. To mail subscribers tbe price to S3 JO a year, m arft>a?tc?; ?4 for tfx moults; 91 fat Urea months; and for lew than tbree montbe at tbe rate of H oents a weak 81afla coplea, eat cxht, la wrappers, two cxbts. ITT- A?v sanaa* bits thou Id be eeat to tbe befare 1* o'clock m .; otherwise tbey nay a* appear aatu tba next day. A COQCETTE S CO.irESSIO* I wu a coquette. Many a lover's heart I bad laoerated by refusing their offer* of Marriage, after I had lured then on to a " declaration." My laat victim's oame waa James Prater Be waa a UU, awkward, homely, and ungainly man, hut hia heart waa aa true aa steel. I respected him highly, and felt pained when I witneaaed hia angurih at my rejection of him. But tbe faot waa, I had myself fallen In love with Cept. Elliott, who had bean uu remitting in hia devotion* to me. Mr. Fraier warned me against Elliott; but I eharged him with jealousy, and took hia warning as an intuit. A few daya afterward* Elliott and I were engaged, and my dream of romantic lore seemed to be in a fair way of realiiation. I bad a weak ef happiness. Many hare not to much in a lifetime. Many awake from tbe bright, abort dream to find tbemselvee in lifelong darkaeat, aad bondage from whioh there Is no eecape. Thank Qod, I waa not ao misarable aa they ! . My mother waa a widow in opulent circumstances, but having very bad health, she wu also of an easy, listless, credulous nature, hating trouble, and willing to take things just at tbey might happen to present themselves. She therefore made no inquiries about Capt. Elliot ?but fondly believed that inksmuch as be was a captain, he must necessarily be a man of honor also, especially aa be had served in the Crimea and in India, and wore medala. His regiment was quartered in our neighborhood, and he had tl.? reputation of being ona of the wealthiest, as he was oertainly the handsomest, officer in it I remember as well m possible the day wo became engaged:?he was ou duty, but bad managed to ride over to our heusein bis uniform, and while we were walking in tbe garden he made the tender avowal. I referred nim to " mamma;" be hastened to her?returned in three minutes?and l"d me Into her presence to receive tbe assurance that the maternal consent had be em readily and freely given ! To be sure ! My dear mother bated trouble, as I have said?and she moreover loved me tenderly; ao that she was well pleased to find a husband presenting himself in a form and manner apparently ao eligible for her beloved and only daughter. Well, a week passed quite delightfully, as I have said; and at the expiration of this brief period there might one forenoon have been saen a gay equestrian party riding through our old Devonshire woods and quiet country roads. ?lliott and I led the cavalcade. I rode my own beautiful Brown ?ess. Captain Elliott was mounted on tbe handsome black horse that had been sent him from Loudon. Following us waa a bevy of merry girls and their cavaliers; and among them was tall, awkward, and silent James Frazer. His presence had marred the pleasure of my ride, and I was glad to be in advance of them all that I might not see him. And so we rode on through the woods, and I listened, well pleased, to the low but animated words of the gallant Elliott, who wished himself a knight and me a fair iadye of the olden time, that he might go forth to do battla for me, and compel all men to recognise the claims of hia poerless love. Very eloquently he spoke of the inspiration of love, of the brave deeds and periloua exploita it had prompted, wishing again and again that he might thus proclaim and maintaia his love before the world. It pleased me to listen to this, and to believe it sincere, though I surely bad no wish to put my lover to such a test. A shot suddenly rang through the atill woods, and a wounded bird, darting paat, fluttered and fell at the feet of Brown Beaa. With a bound and a spring that nearly unseated me, she was off. btruggling to regain my seat, I had no power to restrain her; and even as she flew, the fear and madneaa of the moment grew upon her. I eoald only cling breathlessly to the mane and bridle, and wonder helplessly where this mad gallop waa to end. She swerved from a paasing wagon, and turned into a path that led to the river. In the sudden movement the reins had been torn from my handa, and I could not regain them. I clung to the mare, aad closed my eyee that I might not behold the fate that awaited me. How sweet was life ia those precious* momenta that I thought my laat! How all its joyt, its affections, its laatcrowningloveroseup before me ! I thought of the pane that would rend Elliott's heart as he saw me lying mangled and dead; and then tbe thought would oome if he were pursuing and trying to save me, even, as he had said, at the riak of life and limb. I remembered no more. I felt a sudden ahoek, a fearful rushing through the air, and knew no more until, days afterward, I woke to a faint; week aemblanoe of life in my chamber at home. I never taw Capt. Elliott again. The last words I ever heard from his lips were those of knightly daring Tbe last act of his life, in connection with mine, waa to follow in the traia of frightenad youtha who rode after ma, to contemplate tba diaaater from afar, and, as toon aa he aaw me lifted from the ah allow bad of the river into which I had bean thrown when my frightened horse stopped suddenly on its bank, he rode haalily off. That evening he tent- to maka inquiries, and learning that I waa aeverely, but it waa hoped not fatally, injured, he henoeforth oontented himself with such tidings of my tondition *nd improvement aa ooald be gained from mere rumor. At last, it was known that I could never recover entirely from the effecta of my injury, and that very day Capt. Elliott departed suddenly from the neighborhood. He made no attempt to see me, nor sent me any farewell. When 1 waa onoe more abroad, and beginning, though with mach unailayed bitterness, to learn the lesson of patience and resignation that awaited me, I received a letter from him, in which he merely said that he presumed my own jadgment had taught me that, in my altered eircumstances, our engagement must be at an end; but, to satiafy his own aenae of honor, (Am honor') be wrote to aay that, while ntertaining the highest reepeot for me, he detired a formal renunciation of my claim. Writing at the bottom of this letter, 4>Let it be as yon wish," I returned it to him at once, and thus ended my brief dream of rornantio love. I had heard era this of Elliott's cowardly conduct on that day; and uow I first bethought me tu inquire who had rescued tue from imminent death. And then I learned that James Fraser, hia arm already broken by tL<j jerk with whtoh Brown Beaa tore away from him as be eaught at her bridle, had ridden after ma, and been the first to lift me from the water. Maay times daily he had made inquiries concerning me. Hi.? had been the hand that sent the rare flowers that decked my room. Hit were the words that breathed words of comfort aud hope to my poor mother, hi* were the books I read in my lingering days of convalescence; aad kit, now, was the arm that supported me, as slowly and painfnlly, I paced the garden walks. I have bean his wtfe for maay a year. I have forgotten that ha ia aot handsome?or rather be is beeauful to me, because I see his grand and lovely spirit thiaing throagb hia plain Ceaturea and animating hit awkward figure. I have long siaoa laid aside, ae utterly antenable, my pet theory that beautiful spirits dwell only tn lovely bodies. It may be a Providential compensation that, ladeayiaf physical Krfeetioa. the eoul Is not dwarfed or distorted, t ablaee tbe brighter that it is aat marred by petty vaaity or love of tba warld's praise. ITT -Berber ' aald a firmer la bla tonsor ?**!]* y*1 "ft* to shave for balf price " > Mr. Joei?' said tbe mae ef raiors; ' ! ought really to charge bmto. fov When carat dowa farmrra make snob leaf Jhcrs 1 bave twiaetbagroaadtogoaver " . f. P*rt* *^Jbe wtlghl ef pa eeagert poaadt Preach weight; Act latka A w?Uto Samuel Coates, one of the Old Friends, andertook to get a donation from Stephen Girard for the Pennsylvania Hospital. Meeting Oirard in the street, he stated his object, and was asked to call next morning. Mr. Coataa called and found Girard at breakfast. He asked him to take aome, which Mr. Coates did. After breakfast Mr. Coates said, "Well, Mr. Girard, we will proceed to business." ' Well, what have you come for, Samuel?" said Mr. Girard. "Just what thee pleases, Stephen," replied Mr. Coates. Girard drew a check for $2,000, which Mr. Coatee put in his pocket without looking at it. "What! you not look at the check I gave you!" said Stephen. "No, beggars must not be ohoosers, Stephen," said Mr. Coates. "Hand me back again the check I gave you," demanded Girard. "No, no, Stephen?a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush," said Mr. Coates. '?By George!" said Girard, "you hare caught me on the right footing." He then drew a check for $5,000, and presented it to Mr. Coates, observing, "Will you now look at it?" "Well, to please thee, Stephen, I will," said Mr. Coates. "Now, give me back the first check," demanded Mr. Girard?which was accordingly dene. The recent French census returns show some details of an interesting nature. Contrary to the generally received opinion, the tables prove that marriages are proportionally more numerous in the large towns and cities than in the country; the number of these is also on the increase. Of widows it appears only seven per csnt. marry again ; while widowers enter the connubial state to twice that ratio. Second marriages are more frequent in towns than in the country Observations in different parts of the empire would seem to show that the greater number of male children are born of parents nearly of the same age. In 1858 the average duration of wedded life in France was twenty-five years, against twentytlree years and two months in 1836. One third of the men and about half of the women yearly married are unable to sign their names. In the Seine, however, only one man in nineteen and one woman in six are unable to write. The populations of provincial towns hold an intermediate position between the Seine and the rural populations. The proportion of childron born out of wedlock and legitimated by the subsequent marriage of their parents is much greater in the Seine than in the provincial towns, aad the smallest of all in the rural districts. Secession Warfare.?Converting railroad bridges into man traps is a fnvorite pi ho with the rebels in other States th>?n Missouri. A correspondent of the Louisville Journal says it was reported in Camp Boone the other day that a lot of Union arm* ,and soldiers were coming down to the State line on the evening train. A company immediately went up on a car to a point between Hadensville and Allensville (I believe), where there is a small bridge, took up the rails, bored the sleepers full of holes, and carefully replaced the rails, intending to precipitate tbe train through and kill all on board. The scoundrels were fortunately seen by some good Unionists, who gave the alarm to tbe down train, which contained five passenger oars filled with women and children, and thus an awful disaster was prevented. cr In his official report, Capt. Semmes an- I uouQces th? result of one of the piratioal exploits of tbe Sumter in this terse fashion: "I captured the American ship Golden Rocket, belonging to parties in Bangor, Me. She was a fine ship of 600 tons. I burned her." The New York Post suggests this as a very good model for a dispatch trom one of our naval officer# when Capt. Semmes and the Sumter are captured together. The official report to ! the Navy Department might read thus : " I captured tbe steam privateer Sumter. Her captain, R. Semmes, was dealt with as a pirate. I hung him." Pnris letters tell us the September fashions vary but little from tbos* worn in August, except that mohair, thick gronadice and pique robes will be more worn than thin muslins, jaconets or bareges. A mohair dress with a white ground and black stripes, is prettily trimmed down tbe middle of the front with a broad piece of black silk, in which there is a row of black passementerie buttons. With this autumnal dress may be worn a black grenadine shawl having a lace flounce, and a nice straw bonnet with a black ribbon across it, and at the side # bow with tufts of blue corn flowers on each loop?provided you can give Madame the money to pay for it. ILT The readiness and heartiness of the Irish In rallying around the flag of their adopted country Id tbe day of its trial. Is the subject of universal remark and of tbe warmest applause There are no better men in tbe ramp None fought more bravely at Manas?as; none hate secession more thoroughly; "And why should they not? Old 8t Patrick, they say, Drove tbe snakea out of Ireland one fine Summer's day Secession snakee crawl on tbe old sacred soli, That would make a whole nation their victim and spoil. They must be rooted out by no hearts that are faint, By no hands that are feeble?and Pat it (4<u Ssiai Ciomwill'i soldiaa's Bulk ?This little manual, now published bv the American Tract Society, New-York, wna flrst lnatied for the use of the English army In 1843; It come# to light just in time. A clergyman in New York on seeing it ordered 1.000 copies to be sent, at his expense, to achsplain on the Potomac, with directions to give a copy to each soldier In his regiment A lady In New Haven sent *10 fer 500 copiea to give to the soldiers now in that city. A gentleman in Hartford, seeing It ordersed in The Religious Herald, sent *50 to circulate It where most needed. A gentleman from Providence orders 500 sent to a chaplain on the Potomac, and 1,000 sent to Provldence, R.I. II^The carelessness In the use of firearms by Federal troops N almost astonishing. Since commencement of the wsr not leas thin threo hundred men have ben killed or severely wounded by the aoeideata) discbarge of firearms In the hands of real er amateur soldiers The apparent Incredulity that persons who are green Iu hand ling guns fltel as to their destructive effects Is amazing. Stialim a Dktillsay ?a man named Wicker, residing at Chicago, having some claim to a distillery located at Lewlston, Mo , which claim was In litigation, concluded to decide tbe case In hla own favor, which he did on the night of the 31st, bv employing a lsrge force of hands who cleaned out the establishment, loading all tbe machinery, tubs, ke , on two steamboats, and atipplng the same to Chicago iLT A New York fashion writer says, as fresh Importations will be very scarce, In their place we alkali have last year's repe, cloths, silks and popdlslalerred from some s bterranean depths, and offered with exuberant assurances of having b?en ' juat received," at an extraordinary price, because of the wicked IIorrl 11 tariff aad the fortyper-csnt duty. 7 ITT" A Rhode Island gentleman recently marrieda lady reputed to be rich, who not only turned out to be poor, but some ??U0 la debt, which he ? She assured htm, however, that tbe ?onif?cted for dry goods, whl<-h she bought to raotivate him. Moral?never marry a woman for her mousy, unless you are sure she has got some. .C7r,Pr?5Br1** Henry Rock, of Pro vise, 111., laid blmaeli in it, and attempted In that position to shoot himself with a pistol, but having pOCAMedta lafltettag only A alight wouod, h* got out, eoanrootod a noose, wkleh he fastened to a projection over his bead, and then tbr win* hhaoeU mwwd Into tbe coSa. dislocated bis neck sad so died " ICT The anthracite ooal brought down by the Rpad!ng railroad last week amounted to ? 064 toast tame week laat yosr, 41,153 snas: Tbe hituuUaaas ooal, act yet reported wilt be ahottt i?'. Appropriations, Hew Officers, &c. STATEMENTS SHOWING 1. Appropriation* made during the First Sesnon of the Thirty-seventh Congress. 2. Officers Cheated and the Salaries thereof. S. The Offices the Salariee of which have been increased, vnth the amount of such increase, during the same period. _ ArouiT 19, 1961. Prepared under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representative*, la compliance with the sixth secHon of the "Act to authorize the appointment of sdditlooal paymasters, and for other purposes,*' approved July 4, 1836. I. APPROPRIATIONS MADE DURING THE FIRST SESSION OP THE THIRTYSEVENTH CONGRESS. By the act to provide for the paymeat of the militia and volunteers called into the service of the United States from the time they were called into service to the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one To enable the eovernment to pay the militia and volunteers called Into service of the United States, being an additional amount required for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixtyone ts.76o.noo 00 By the act to authorize a national loan, and for other purposes. To defray all the expenses that may attend the execution of this act.... 200.000 00 By the act making additional appropriations for the support of the army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and approSnations of arrearages for the seal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. For the support of tbe army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two: For expense of recruiting, transportation of recruits from the differ, ent rendezvous to general depots, procuring of medical attendance, and all other expanses attending the raising of twenty-four thousand two hundred and eighty-five men, to be organized Into nine regiments of Infantry, one regiment of cavalry, and one regiment of artillery, as per general orders number sixteen, dated War Department, Adjutant General's Offl< e, Washington, May fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one ? .139,000 00 For purchase of books of tactics and Instruction for the volunteers .... 50.000 00 For pay of the army 3,969,648 8d For commutation of offljeis' subsistence 478,317 60 Fur commutation of forage for officers horses 73,056 00 For payments in lieu of clothing for?p offlcers' servants 57,ISO 00 For pay of the three months' volun. unteers 2,507,000 00 For pay of the two and three years' volunteers 66,OOO,000 00 For subsistence in kind for tbe regular troops 2,499,497 50 For subsistence in kind for two and three years' volunteers 23,084,264 00 For tbe regular supplies of the quartermaster's department, consisting of fuel for the officers, enlisted men, guard, hospital, storehouses, and offices; of forage In kind for the horses, mules and exen of the quartermaster's department at the seveeral posts and stations, and with the armies in the field; for the horses of the regimeuts of dragoons, and for the authorized number of officers' horses when serving In the tit-Id and at tbe outposts, Including bedding for the animals; of straw for soldiers' bedding; and of stationery, including blank books for the quartermaster's department, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for tbe pay and quartermaster's del partrnents, and for the printing of division and department orders and reports 14,265,059 37 For tbe incidental expenses of the quartermaster's department, consisting of postage on letters and packets received and sent by officers of the army on public service: expenses of courts-martial ana courts of Inquiry, including tbe additional compensation of judges advocate, recorders, members, and witnesses, wbiie on that service, under the act of eighteen hundred and two; extra pay to soldiers employed, under the direction of the quartermaster's department, In the erection of barracks, quarters, store houses, and hospitals, In the construction of roads, and on other constant labor for periods of not less than ten days, under the acts of second of March,eighteen hundred and nineteen, and or fourth of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, Including those employed as clerks at division and department beadquarters; expenses of expresses to and from the frontier posts and armies in tbe fieid; of escorts to paymasters and other disbursing officers, and to trains where military escorts cannot be furnished; expenses of the interment of offlcers killed in action, or who die when on duty in the field, or at the posts on the frontiers, or at other posts and places when ordered oy the Secretary of War; and of non-commlssloned offlcers and aoldiers; authorized offlce furniture; hire of laborers In the quartermaster's department, including the hire of interpreters and guides for the army; compensation of clerks to offlcers of the quartermaster's department; compensation of forage and*wa?onmasters, authorized by the act of fiftn July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; for the apprehension of deserters, and tbe expenses incident to their pursuit; and for the following expenditures required for the regiment* of dragoons and light artillery, viz: tbe purchase of traveling forges, blacksmiths' and shoeing tools, horse and mule shoes and nails, Iron and steel for shoeing, hire of veterinary surgeons, medicines for horses and mules, picket ropes, and for shoeing the horaee of the corps named 7,066,606 00 For the purcbaae of dragoon and artillery horses 10,514,500 00 For mileage, or the allowance made to offlcera of the army for the tranaKnation of themselves and tbelr i;g*tte when traveling on duty without,troops, escorts, or supP??? 600 000 00 For the^transportatiea of tbe army, iaclualng the baggage of the troops whea moving either by land ot water; of clothing, camp, and garrison equipage, from the depot at Pnilaaelphla to th* several posts and army depots,and from ' hose depots to th* troops In tbe field and sub* slstenne from the places of pnrcfeaae and from tbe places of delivery under contract to saeb plaawai the circumstances of the servioe may require them to be sent of ordnance, ordnance stores, and small aims from the foundria and armories to the araeMM,lb?fll<*ttees, freasasisairmsasps! 1 the pur-h.ise aad hire of horses, * mules, and hatneea. and tbe nu chas* and repair of wagon*, eirta, 'SgggSfife-?I and for garrison purposes; for dray- ] age and cartage at th? several posts; lure of teamsters; transportation of fnndi for the pay and other disbursing departments; the expense of sailing publle transports on the various rivers, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic, and for procuring water at such posts as, from their situation, require that it be brought from a distance; and for

clearing roads, and removing obstructions from roads, harbors, sod rivers, to the extent which may be required for the actual operations of the troops In the field.... 16,990.951 00 For gunboats on the western river*.. 1,990,000 00 Hire of quarters for troops; of storehouses for the safe-keeping of mill. tary stores; of grounds for summer cantonments and for temporary huts... 1.500,000 00 ror clothing, camp and garrison _<S???page 13.<16,437 03 For contingencies of the army 200,000 00 For the medical and hasp)taf departments 1,271,841 00 ror armament of fortifications 457,600 00 For the current expeuses of the oidnance service- 206 00 For ordnance, ordnance stores, and supplies, including horse equipments for all mounted troops 2,360.000 00 For the manufacture of arms 2,573,310 00 ror Increasing tbe manufacturing capacity of the national armory.... 422,500 00 1 For the putcbase of gunpowder and _.1m? 451,790 00 ror the purchase of artillery horses... 275,000 00 1 ror additions to, and extensions of the shop room, machinery, tools, . and fixtures at the different arsenal* 136,690 00 . For the following fortifications: Fort Montgomery, Lake Cbamplain, , New York 20,000 00 Fort Kaox, Penobscot river, Maine... 20.000 00 Fort on Hog Island Ledge, Portland harbor. Maine 15,000 00 Fort Adams, Newport harbor, Rhode ? l?land 5,000 00 Fort Richmond, Staten Island, New < ?York 10,000 00 Fort on site cf Fort Tompkins, I Staten Island, New York 50,000 00 Fort at Willet's Point, opposite Fort Schuyler. New York 100.000 00 FortOarroll, Baltimore harbor, Mary ? laD<* 25,000 00 Fort Calhoun, Hampton Roads, Vir- i 25,000 00 Fort Taylor, Key West. Florida 100.000 00 Fort Jefferson, Gatd-m key, Florida... 100,000 90 1 Fort at Fort Point, S<tn Francisco bay, California 50,000 00 Fort at Alratrax Island, San Francis- 1 co bay, California 25,000 00 Fort at Sandy Hook, New York bar- 1 _bor 190,000 00 For repairs and alterations of barracks, quarters at forts not perma- 1 nently occupied by troops 10 000 00 1 For contingencies of fortifications.... 30.000 00 F'?r surveys for military defenses 50,000 00 For amount required to refund to the states expenses incurred on account of volunteers calltd Into tbe 10,000,000 00 For arrearages for the year ending 1 thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one: For subsistence In kind for three 1 months' volunteers 1,281,000 00 For subsistence in kind for two and three years' volunteers 420,000 00 For tbe regular supplies of tbe quar- 1 termaster's department 565,246 63 For incidental expenses of tbe quar- 1 termaster's department 365,013 90 For transportation of the army and its supplies 2,254,186 81 Tor transportation of oitlceis' baggage 15,367 00 For purchase of dragoon horses 297,335 00 For clothing, camp and garrison equipage 1,350,151 39 For current expenses of ordnance ser ?ee 20,000 00 For ordnance, oidnance stores and supplies, Including horse equipments for all mounted troops 400 000 00 For manufacture of arms 60,000 00 For Increasing tbe manufacturing capacity of the national armory 50,000 09 For purchase of gunpowder and lead 49.000 00 For purchase of artillery horses 25,900 90 For hire of quarters for troops, of storekouses for the safe-keeping of military stores, or grounds for summer cantonments, and for temporay huts 156,283 ?1 179,536 397 80 By the act making additional appropriations for tbe naval servioe for the year ending the thirtieth of Jane, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and appropriation! of arrearages for tho year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. For pay of commission, warrant, and petty officers and seamen, including the engineer corps of the Navy 6,840,000 00 For the repair and equipment of vessels of the Navy 8,575,000 00 1 For fuel for tbe Navy, to be purchased in the mode prescribed ny law for other materials, and for the transportation thereof... 1,000,000 00 For tbe purchase of hemp and other materials for the navy 300,000 00 For ordnance and ordnance stores, including incidental expenses 3,520,000 00 For tbe completion of seven steam screw sloops, authorized by act of February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-one 1,600,000 00 For tbe completion of seven steam screw sloops and slde-wbeel steam- I ?r 81,439 82 For provi?ions for commission, warrant, and petty officers and seamen, * Including engineers and marines 1 attached to vessels for sea service... 1,994,222 47 For surgeons' necessaries and appliances for tbe sick and hurt of the I Navy, including tbe engineer and marine corps 25,000 00 For, contingent expanses that may I accrue for the following purposes, viz: Freight and transforation, 1 printing and stationery, advertising in newspaj>ers, books, maps, models and drawings, purchase I and repair of fire-engines and machinery, repairs of and attending ] to steam-engines in navy-vards, purchase and maintenance of horses I and oxen, and driving teams, carta, timber wheels, and the purchase and repairs of workmen's tools, postage on public letters, fuel, oil. and candles for navy-yards and shore stations; pay of watchmen and incidental labor not chargeable to any other appropriation: trans- 1 Sortation to and labor attending the elivery of provisions and stores on foreign stations; wharfage,dockage, ana rent; travelling expenses I of officerracd others under ordera; funeWl expenses, store and office rent, fa?'l, commission* and pay of clerks to navy agents and storekeepers, flags, awnings, aad packing boxes, premiums and other ezpenses of recruiting, apprehend- I lue deserters, per dtem pay to person s attending courts - martial, 1 courts of Inquiry, and other services authorixed by law, pay to judges advocate, pilotage and towage of vessels, and assistance to vessels in distress, and for bills of health and quarantine expenses of vessels of the United States navy in foreign porta 1,001,300 00 Martu Corps. For pay of offioera, non-commissioned officers, musicians, privates, clerks messengers, stewards, and servauts, for ralloes and clothing for servants, additional rations for fit a years' service, for a ad raw* cloth lag aad ratlaas, bounties for* * L re-e.i.istments 180 2SU 00 * For provisions .... * ? Ott 00 For clothing 56 448 00 *1 f or fuel nap CfMI 90 For military stores, vis: pay of arm* . tenure pair of arms, pin chase of aft- * sttpt'-menU, ordaasice ?, fiaga, j*, ? i t 'jH** - Wd ,,h * *" ? ??? ??? ?? ssi * < 9 UUU (JO for transportation of officers aad "wfimpmmm * raanUtUg-. tfiOO 00 For contingencies, viz: freight, ferriage, toll,carriage, wharfage, parchaae and repair of b?au, compensation to judges advocate, per diem for attending courts-martial, courts of inquiry, and for constant labor, house rent In lieu of quarters, burial of deceased marines, printing, stationery, postage, telegraphing, apprehension of deserters. oil, candles, gas, repair of gas and water fixtures, water rent, forage, atraw, barrack furniture, fur Iture for officers' quarters, bedBacks, spades, shovels, axes, picks, carpenters' tools, keep of a horse for the messenger, pay of matron, washerwoman, and porter at the hospital headquarters, repairs of lire-engine, purchase and repair of engine hose, purchase of lumber lor benches, mess tables, bunks, repairs to public carryall, purchase and repair of harness, galleys ao<j cooking stores for mess rooms, stoves where there are no grates, gravel for parade grounds, repairs of pumps, furniture for staff and commanding officers' offices,brushes, brooms, buckets, paving, and for other purposes 18,000 00 Navt-Yards. Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For repairs of all kinds 10,000 00 Boston. For machinery, completing machine hop, drainage, masting sheers, repairs, and painting 154,100 00 New Yorl. For hoisting apparatus for provision tores 4,850 00 For dredgiug channels 20,000 00 For repairs of dry dock., 6,000 00 For water pipes, hydrants 2.500 00 For floor for mould loft 1,200 00 For bilge blocks for dry dock 3,000 00 For new derrick, including foundation ai.gpp oo For floor to third atory of machine shop and columns to support 3.000 00 For railroad through new store 2,500 00 For caisson to launching ways 8,54100 For repairs of all kinds 29,430 00 For removing small sheets 1,000 00 Philadetph la. For repalra of floating dock 40,000 00 Washington. For repalra of all kinds 44,447 00 Mart Island. For repairato floating dock and other repairs in the vard 60.000 00 For machinery for machine shop.... 30,000 00 Naval Asylum, Philadelphia. For the extension of main sewer .... 800 00 For contingent expenses at the several n?vy ya'd?. to meet extraordinary detmnd? for the remainder of the current ard the next fiscal year, 100,000 00 For arrearages Tor the yrar ending thl tieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one: For pay of commission, wzrrant, and f>etty officers and seamen, lncludng the engineer corps of the navy, 339,200 U0 For the charter of vessels, their purchase, fitting for war service, reservations due on existing contracts, the fi'ting out of the ships of war, 3,BM,000 00 For ordnance and ordnance stores, Including Incidental expenses 90,000 00 For contingent expenses that may accrue for the following purposes, Tl?: freight and transportation, printing and stationery, advertising In newspapers, books, maps, models, and drawings, purchase and repair of fire engines and machinery, repalra of and attending to steam-engines In navy yards, purchase and maintenance of norsea and oxen, and driving teams, carts, timber wheels, and the purchase and repairs of workmen's tools, postage of public letters, fuel, oil, and candles for navyyards and ahore stations. pay of watchmen and incidental labor not chargeable to any other appropriation, transportation to and labor attending the delivery of provisions aod stores on foreign stations, wharfage, dockage, and rent; traveling expenses of officers and others under orders, funeral expenses, store and office rent, fuel, commissions,and pay of clerks to navy agents and storekeepers, flags, awnings, and packing boxes, premiums and other expenaes of recruiting, apprehending deserters, per diem pay to persons attending courts-martial, courts of Inquiry, and other services authorized by law, pav to judges advocate, pilotage, and towage of vessels, and assistance to vessels in distress, and for bills of health and quarantine expenses of vessels of the United Stales navy in foreign porta 10.000 00 30,216,086 29 3y the act making additional appropriations for sundry eivil expense* of the government for the year ending the thirtieth of Jnne, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and appropriations of arrearages for the year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and aixK-one. r the objects hereafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, viz: 'or purchase or construction of steam or sailing revenue cutters, equipping Ifce same, and expenaes connected therewith 450,000 (J0 For tepair of the Potomac, navy yard, and upper bridgea, and the roads appurtenant thereto 10,000 00 'or annual repairs of the Capitol water closeta. public stables, water pipea, broken glasa, and locks 1.000 00 'or fuel, in part, of the President's House. 600 00 'or contingent expenses of the executive office, Including stationery there fbr .. 1,000 00 'or contingent expenses of foreign intercourse 90,000 00 For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad 25,000 00 'or publication in pamphlet form, ana In the newapapere of tne States and Territoriea, the lawa of the first seaslon of the tbirty-seveath Con 9,000 00 Fo r the year ending 'he thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one: 'or lighting the Capitol and President's House, the puOlIc grounds around them and around the executive offices *,000 00 or contingent expenses of the executive office, Including stationery therefor 400 qo 528,000 00 ij the aot to provide for the temporary increase of the navy. ro hire, purchase, or contract for each vessels aa may be necessary for the tempoiart Increase of the navy of the United States, and to furnish aay vessel or vessels which may be purchased or contracted fbr wHh such ordaaaoe, ordnance stores, and munitions of war as may be necessary to enable auch vessel or vessels to reader the most efficient service, pursuant to the orders which may be given to their respective cosnmsnders, to "oppress piracy, and reader more effective the classing of the porta of the insurgents 3,noo,MC oo n _____ Jy the aet to refund duties on arn? imported by States IV refund tbedatiei paid on arms lmKed by States, under the oondia and subject to the tlmltatlMi of the act approved the tenth day of July, eirhtren hundred and sixty, one, entitled' An act to refund aad reialt the duties on arms tm> THE WEEKLY STAR. i cnntalalag a gutw nrMy af latsraek^ m4Ing than cu to fna4 la aay Nhw Is p*MkM aa Friday morning. Tuitt-Cask, anoortoWjr, ta ndaanas. copy, per ana IB. * . i oo Five coplv ttit**#********** 4 W cop es. ..9..................... ? ? Twuty-ifi coplea. ..??...*.?. ? li I? invariably ooa tolas tke " WMklagtaa W?w' thst has mad* TV DmUf framing Smt otimtH ao generally throng kont tke coaatry ET Single copies (la wrappers) eaa ka pacared at the coaster. Immediately after tha Ian of the paper. Price?THREE CENTS. By tha act to indemnify the States for expanaea incurred by them la defence of lha United States. To pay to the Governor of aay Slate, or to bta duly authorised agents, the eoeta, charge*. aad eipeaeae properly incurred by each State far enrolling, subsisting .clothing ^applying, arming, eqeipplng, payiag and tranaportlng tu troop* err pieyed la aiding to euppreea the present laaarrectloe agalast the fatted States. to be aettled a pan proper vouchers. to be lied aad passed upon by toe proper accounting ofcere of the treasury Indednlte ? Bj the act making additional appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the thirtieth of Jna. eighteen hundred and sixy-twa, and appropriations of arraaragae for the year ending thirtieth af June, eighteen hundred and six ty-one. For the objects hereafter expreaaed, for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and alxty-two, namely: Continent rrpenies of the Hosua / R epreventative*. For stationery 4,000 00 For phges and temporary mall beys, 4,010 00 For laborers,... 1,017 00 For furniture and repalra and boxee for member* ? eaannneoe* 6,000 00 For reporting proceed)age of tba called session of the thirty-seventh Congress, at the rate per coloain fixed by laar 8,000 00 Trna-fttry Department. Office of the Secretary of the Treaaury: For contingent expenses, Including compensation of additional clerks who may be employed by the Secretary according to the exigencies of tbe public service, and additional compensation for extra labor of clerks In bta office *,000 00 Interior Department. For compiling and supervising tha publication of the Biennial Register, per set of Msrch tblrd, eighteen hundred and sixty-one ........ -?? 0? 00 To ensble the tffecretary of the Interior to supply auch newly-created offices as are entitled thereto with full sets of the Statutes at 1-arge, and to replsce those once furniehad to old officers which hsve since bean unavoidably lost or dt-siroyed. t,000 00 For salaries of five cierka of claas three, eleven cierka of class two, and four clerks of claaa one. per acta of April tweoty-aecond and May tbirty-firat, eighteen hundred and fifty-four - fiB.tnr oo For compensation of eight additional nlgtt watchmen for the Department of the Interior, at a aalary of als hundred dollars each per annum .. 4.800 00 Surveyors General. For compensation of the surveyor general of the Territory of Colorado *,000 ? For compeneatioa of tbe surT^or general of tha Territory of Nevada. fi,T7? 00 For compensation of the eurreyor general of the Territory of Dakota ? *,1 tf ? Contingent Expense* Oj the Wwt Department. Office of the Secretary of War: For the purpoae cf increasing temporarily the clerical foroe and meaaengera In the War Department and its bureaus, as follows, via: In the office of the Secretory of War. one clerk of the first class, two of the second, two of the third, and one of the fourth, and two aeeiatant messengers, at an annual salary of eight hundred and forty dollars each 10,000 00 In the offi.e of Ike Quartermaster General, five clerks of tha first class, two of the second, two ef the third, and one of the fourth, and two aasiatant meaaengera, at an annual aalary of eight hundred and forty dollars each. 13,4^0 fO In the office of the Commlaeary Gdkeral, three clerks ot the firat aad two of the aecond 0,401 00 In the office of the Surgeon General, one clerk of the third claaa........ 1^00 00 In the office of the Paymaater General, thres clerks of the second claas and three of the third 0,000 00 In the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, two cierka of ti*e third \ ? ^??^fs In the Ordnance Bureau, two cierka of the first ci ass..... Am..... 00 For blank books. statlA>ery, binding, labor and mlacellaneous Items fi (KX 00 Office of the Adjutant General: For blank booka, binding, stationery and miscellaneous Items.1 f0(' "0 Office of the Paymaster General: For blank books, blading, stationery and miscellaneous Items OOt 00 Office of the Snrgeen General: For blank booka, binding, etatlooery and mlacellaneoua Items HO 00 Office of tba Colone! of Ordanee: Far blank booka. binding, atatlenery and mlacellaneous items 1,000 Or Office of the Colonel of Topographical Englneeie: For blsnk books, binding, etatlaaanr ^ aad mlacellaneoua Item* 000 00 For the general purpose* of the Northvest Executive hiulding. For fuel, light, and mlacellnnoona items I'000 00 Mint of the United fitotes mi Philadelphia. For transportation of bulifon from asMy offlof It tbe roint for oilBAft ? Independent Treasury For Increased establishment of office of aaalaiant treasurer of the Unitad Htatea at New York, being for ffildltlonal clerks and compaasattoa to cierka In said office att?4 0 a* a a nan a For additional - mpenaation of ctorh oT assistant treasurer af tha Ualtod g ltel ftt 8t. Looil ?00 00 OOTUHMIHT OF T*I TlU^tW. Territory of Dakota. For salaries of governor, three Jndgne aad aacretnry y_"iUV* *>m m For contlngeat expenses of aa d Tee w FM MMW^n and mileage of tha members of the tog islattve aeeambly, officers, cierka, aad acaUageal expenses of tha assembly...... 10,01)0 00 Territory of Nevada. For salaries af gevasaat, three Ja4g?a and secretary... w For contingent expenses of aald Tarrttory M?0|> For compenaatloa aad mileage of tkd members mi the togtaiattva mm bly. cfflcera,olerks, susd nentlagant expenses of the For compensation of the district at terney far the Twrltory of Dakrta, Far oompaasattoa af tha dtotrtot aito.-ney for the Territory of Nevada, . aH P Far o<~mpens*Uon of the marshal for theTerfttnry of Dskota...? .;.? * * For conpMMitiMi of tlkC TerritOrt #f Nlfldl.aaaaoaaa aa M# For c?rt ren* for tht rml of tbr Torrltory of Cottcmio, fuel, fhrn t#^ kenks, stationary, Mid other iii" d ntal expenses. fi^OO 00 Fo Os ?Mf a n?n Wy Oa RarNlj Fe^officT'raa't' tor^ks siueafTt fanT ^ aral of Uw Tkrtltory af ^D^koto.^w- ^ t ton of land e^aas aad wwRiSaf ^ rPif

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