Newspaper of Evening Star, April 16, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated April 16, 1864 Page 1
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? VSi. XXIII. WASHINGTON, D. C.. SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1861. N-. 3,474. AUCTION SALES. FUTURE DATS. jgY J. C. McGUIRE A CO.. Aunioneers. HANDSOME BU1LDINO 1 OT8 ON M 8TRKKT NORTH, BETWEEN FOURTH AND FIFTH fTRKETS WEST. On TUESDAY AFTERNOON. April 1)th, at 5 o'clock, on the premises, *? shall ?ell original Lot, Nr. If. in Sqcare No. 514. divided into three hand romc Puildinp Lots, fronting ea*h 21Ji test on M street north, between 4th aod Slh street"; west, and running .back to a 30 foot alley. Thr *? Lot* are located in a healthy aal very de sirable part oT th j city. Tor a>rivate reiidaase, and command a beautiful view ofthe whole City. Also, at same tim.e a small and desirable Lot on north N street, near the corner of 4th, b-nng part of Lot 2. in Square nil. Terms; one- third cash. the ba<ance in sir. twel re, snd eighteen months witk interest, an 1 secaied by a deea cf tr&et. Conveyances at cost of tfce purchaser. Titles peT feet ap9-d J. C. McGUIRE k CO.,Aust?. " ' m By W. L. WALL ft CO.. Anctionesrt. IMPORTERS BALE.?We will Mil at public aac tlon early neat month by order of Oremalien A Co., on their premises. No. 393. Pennsylvania ave nne, up stairs, a very choice stock or Wines, Bran dies. Ac., co nils ting of about. 1,(?0 dosen The raid ?tow has been on han<l in this city about 4 rears, and not before offered to the public. Private fami lies, the trade, and sntlera c?n avail themselves for the advancing season with such articlesrarely met witk,bow sou only fc r reason of a change of busi ness, and one of the partners going to Europe. Cat alogues will be ready two days before sale day, which will be hereafter announced mh.SO-lw |Chron.] W.L.WALLA 00 , Ancts. K/-THE ABOVE SALE WILL POSITIVELY takeplaee on WEDNESDAY, the 2":h instant, at ]n o'clock. a? 6 GOVERNMENT SALE. EMPTY BARRELS V^EMPTY BARRELS I! Will be sold at public auction at Sixth street wharf. Washington, D. C.,on WEDNESDAY, April 30,at llo'clock.a. m., the followicg empty barrel?, more or less, vis: 4.000 Pork Barrels, * l/OO Coffee Harries, (heavy) 200 Whisky Barrels, 150 Ham Barrels, fr > Flour Barrels, 1M Molasses Barrels, 550 Vinegar Casks. Terms, caah, in Government funds, \J ? ??uli| ap.ll-9t Lieut. Col. and C. SP B Y J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers. HANDSOMELY IMPROVED PROPERTY NEAR THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE OITY AT PUBLIC 8ALE. On TUESDAY AFTERNOON, April 2t>th, at half pact 4 o'clock, on the premises, we saall sell, on account of the heirs ofthe late Guy Graham, all of f>q:iareNo. 92 except Lot No. 3, fronting respec tively on Connecticut avenue, north ? and 8 streets, and Twenty-tirst street west, handsomely enclosed, laid out, and improved as a vegetable and rtower garden, and improved by a desirable Frame Dwelling House, with necessary outbuildings; tbe whole lying immediately opposite the hand fome greenhouses and flower gardens of Mr. Doug lass. This desirable property will be sold in lois to suit purchasers. Terms: One-third cash; the rema - ler in three, Fix, and nine months, with interest, secured by ?leed of trust on the premises. Conveyancing at the cost of the purchaser. ap!2 d J. C. McGUIRE A 00., Aucts. "gY J. C. McOUIRE, A CO., Auctioneers. PEREMPTORY AND UNRESERVED SALE OF THREE DESIRABLE BUILDING LOTS ON H STREET NEAR THE GOVERNMENT PRINT ING OFFICE On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. April 2nth, at ? h o'clock, on the premises, we shall sell Lots num bered 44. 48, and 49. in sub-uivision of Square No. <34, fronting each 24 feet on north H street, be tween North Capitol street and First street west, and running back to a 3" foot alley. These lots are ficely situated on tha same front with the Government Printing Office, and have footways Isid and trees planted in front. Terms: One-half cash; the remainder in six and twelve months, with interest, secured by a dted of trust on the premises. Conveyances at tbe cost of the purchaser. ap.lJ-d J. C. MoGUIRE & CO ..Aucts. B Y J. C. McGUIRE k CO., Auctioneers. FIFTEEN V?RY DESIRABLE BUILDING LOTS ON THIK1EXN1H STREET WEST AND NORTH O STitEEl* AT PUBLIC AUCTION. On FRIDAY AFTERN OON .April 22d, at 6 o'clock, r*n tbe premises,weshall Bell eight des rabte Build ing Lots on the east side of Thirteenth street, be tween N and O streets north, fronting from 19>? to 22 feet each, and all running back to a 30 foot pub lic alley. Also.sevn Lots on North O street, atthe corner of Thirteenth street, fronting each 30 feet, and running bsick 1'* fret 9 inches to an alley. These Lois are *' very desirable for haildlng purposes being weii ituated in a healthy aad rap idiy improving part of the city. Terms: One fourth cash; the remainder in six, twelve, and eighteen months, with interest, se cured by a deed of trust on the premises. Conveyances at the cost of the purchaser. Plats may be obtained on application to the Auc tioneers. ap.!4-d J. O. McGUIRE & CO., Aucts. By J. C. McGUIRE A Go , Auctioneers. C'HANOBRYSALB OF FORTY-SIX VALUABLE > Lots m Bquarb 183. o? the high ground bi TWXXH M STREET AMD RHODE ISLAND AVENCE AND ?;xtekkth AMD Seventeenth streets.?By au thority of a decree ofthe Supreme Court of this District, passed in a cause wherein Riggs A Co are complainants and the widow and heirs of the late Thomas Smith are defendants, I shall sell to the highest bidder, on the premises, on the 21et day of April next, at 4X o'clock in the afternoon, and con tinue from day to day till all is sold, tne wboN of Square No. 183, in this city, (except tbe soithwest corner, being 100 feet square, owned by G. W. Riggt, Efq ) Tho portion of tae square intended to be soli baa been divided into 46 lots of atnut twenty feet front each, with suitable alleys, Ac., and is a pirt ot the high ground between Sixteenth and Seven teenth stieets and M street and Rbode I.lsnd avenue. A plat of the whole can be seen at J, 0 McGuire's auction rooms. The terras as prescribed by the decree a-e, one fourth cf tbe purchase meney in cash, and the resi due at six, Iwelve, and eight een months, to be se cured by the purchaser's bonds with surety, and a lien <n the premises, interest from the day of ca'.e. All conveyancing, bonds, Ac., and stamps to be at the purchaser's expensa. If the terms ef sale are not complied with within five days trom the day of s?.te, tne lot or lo's-will be re-sold at said auction rjoms. at the purchaser's cost and risk, at public auction, after one week's notice in the National Intelligencer. W RBDIN Trustee, ap 7 3awtd J. C. McGUIRE A CO.. Austs By J. C. McGUIRE A CO.. Auctioneers. NOTICE ?In pursuance cf an order of the Or phans' Court of Washington county,duly rati* fWd and confirmed by the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, sitting inequity. I shall, as the guardian of Tkomas H., and Elisabeth 8. DeVaughan. minor heirs of Thomas S. DeVaughan deceased, sell at public auction, on the premises, on FRIDAY. tbe 23a day of April nexj, at 5% o'clock p. m., all the right, title, interest, claim, and de mand of the said minor heirs of, in, and to the south part of Lot number 14. in square number 930, in the flan of the city of Washington, together with their inteiest in the improvements on said Lot. Terms: One-third easb- balance in four instal ments, payable respectively in three, six, nine and twelve months; the deferred payments to be se cured by a deed in trust on the premises. All ?onveyaneinr,inelndiBg revenue stamps, to he at the expense of the purchasers. The conveyances to be prepared under the direction of the solicitor in the cause. ELIZABETH A. DnVAUGHAN, Guardian of Thomas H. and Elisabeth 8. De ?hff>MrA*d8 J. O. McGUIBE A OO , AueM. jjNITED STATES MARSHAL'S SALE. In virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias issued from the Cl*rk s Office of tbe Supreme Court of tbe District <>f Columbia and to me directed, I will sell at pnb li<- sale for cash.on the premises, on MON DAY, the 35th day of April. 1854, at 4 o'clock p. m ,-all de fendant's right, title, claim and interest in an>l to a f'ame shop situated on partof Lot No. li, in Square No 890. commencing 5?> feet from the corner of C street north, and New Jeisey avenu*. and run ning south along New Jersey avenue 15 feet, and running west toward B atreet l<to feet, seized and levied upon as the property of Wm .11. H. Crandell, and will be sold to satisfy judicial No. 338 in favor of Francis M. Buckingham. ap.13 WARD II. LAMON. U. S. Marshal. D. C. |JNITED STATES MARSHAL'S SALE. In virtue of a writ of fierie facias on Judgment of condemnation issued from the Clerk's Office ofthe Supreme Court ofthe District of Columbia, and to me directed, I will sell at public sale, for cash, at the front of tbe Court Bouse door of said County, on FRIDAY, tbe 3?th day of April, 1861, at 13 o'elock m., the following described property to Lot No. 1, in Sqnare No. 843, east half of Lots No. M, 16. and 17, in Square Mo 714, in the city of Wash ington, D. C , together with all and singular the improvements thereon, seized and levied upon as the property of Michael Maloney, and will be Sold to satisfy judicial No. 230, in favor of Ellen Kelly. WARD H. LAMON, ap.7-? U. 8. Marshal. D- 0. IJN1TED DTATES MARSHALS SALB. In virtue-of a writ of Fieri Facias issued from the Ulsrk's office.'of the Supreme Court, ofthe District of Columbia, aad to me directed, I will sell, at public sale, for cash, at the front of the Court House door, of said county, on FRIDAY, the 39th day of April. 1864, at 12 o'elock m., the follow ing described property, to wit: The north part of Lot No. 19, in 8quare No, 68, commencing for the said part at a point on 21st street west, at the distance of 90 feet from the northeast corner of said Square, and running thence south 20 feet with the line of said 21st street, thence west 85 feet, thence north feat, and thence east as feet to said 31st street west, and place of beginning, estimated to oontain l,7"0 square fee% together with all and singular the improvements tbertcn, seised and levied upon as the property of T hero as MeNamy, and will be sold to satisfy ju dicial No. 213, in tavor of Isaac Hersberg. W4RD H. LAMON, ap 7-dAds U, 8. Marshal, D. O. OF CONDEMNBD H0BSB8 AMD MULES SAL. i near the Observatory, In the dty of Wasldncton' D C on WEDNBSftlY, Ap-ilflth. island on WEDNESDAY. April 2 th JW^a lot of Oeibp QcAiTaaiiABTa's Ornn, . D&ot af Washzmtum. .... Mlkrch ? Will be sold at public auction, at the Oorrala. riai * 1 a as . igvit ? iui u SE8 AMb MULES, It for public servioe. 'iB ?overanaent.funus. HOBS an unfit i at 10 o'clock a. m. _ D. H. BU0BBB. Md Chief Quartermaster, *h* *t Depot of Washington. AUCTION SALES. gY THOMAS DOWL1NG, Aaet'r; Georgetown. SPLENDID Xfi0rERTY7N GEORGETOWN FOB SALE. By authority of decrees of the Circuit aad Su preme Courts of tfce District of Columbia, passed 10 a cause. No. 1.6 <> on the Equity Docke; of s? d Courts. I shall fell to 11 ? highest bidder,on the 26th day of April instant. <vt 4 o'clock in thi after noon, in front of the premises, the following LoU, nuft.bered 18, 19. 2?', 21, 'U. 23. and 24, and another lot lyijg north of and adjoining the same, all in Georgetown, at the northwest intersection r f West and Congress streets, with the dwelliag-house and other buildings thereon The properly has been divided so as to five to the dwelling-house 77 feet front on Weststreit, with a depth on Congress street of about 126 feet. The other lotB.on West street, five in number, have a front of 31 feet and 123 to 123 feet in depth. An alley of seven feet extends in the rear of the whole from west to east, eiving access to the whole . froni Congress st. The lot fronting on Congress street has bwn divided into two lots, each fronting 3' feet on Congress street, with an alley of Bve feet between them. The dwelling-house contains some ten or twelve rooms, two warlors in front, dining room,drawing room, kitchen. Ac. The whole property is eligibly and beautifully situated, just ascending the neighta, in one of the best neighborhoods, within a few minutes' Walk of the railroad cars over a good pavement. It is teldom such building lots a? the vacant ground affords are offered for rale. Terms of sale, as prescribed hy the dejrees, are: Cne-fourth of the purchase money in cash, and the residue at aix. twelve, and eighteen months, for which the purchaser's bonds will be taken, bearing interest from the day of sale, a ad a retained lien on the property sold. If the terms are not complied with within three days, the property will he re rold. at the risk and cost of the defaulter, on one week's notice in the Natiosal Intelligencer. Possession on the 1st of May next. The cost of conveyancing, certificates, bonds, stamps, Jcc.,to be born* by the purchaser. E. 0. GANTT, Trustee. ap 9 3taw&ds THOS. DOWLING. Auct. JgY W. L. WALL & CO., Auctioneers. COMMISSIONERS' SALE~OF HOUSE AND LOT. By virtue of the order and decree of the Supreme Court of the District of Colnmbia. bearing date on the 5th day of April. 18(14, the undersigned Com mission*? will ofler for sa'e at Public Auction, on TUESDAY, the 19th day of April, A. D. 18iil, at 5 o'clock p. m., in front of the premises, the south part of tot numbered Seventeen, (17) in Square numbered one hundred and ninety-lix 1196) of the plan of the city of Washington: beginning for the same at the southeast corner of said Lot. and run ning thence west eighty feet; thence north twenty (2"> feet; thence west (40) feet, to the line of an alley in the rear of said Lot; thence north with the line ?f said alloy five (5) feet six (6) inches; thence east one hundred and twenty ( 12') feet, ana tl ence south with the line of Fifteenth street west thirty-one (31) feetfsix (6) inches to ths place of be ginning; with the improvement* therein, consist ing of a two story frams house. This property is situated on Fifteenth street west, between 51 and N streets north Terms: One-third cash; ths residue in install ments of si* and twelve months; the purchaser giving his bonds, payable to the respective parties entitled, and bearing interest from the day of sale. Title deed to be retained until the whole of the purchase money is paid. All conveyancing at the cost of the puorhasar. JOHN VAN R1SW1CK, CHARLES WIL80N. ftUfWUP T U-niT-Tr* ap 8-2aw&ds GEORGE T. McGLUE, <iKORGS L. SHERIFF, WM. J. MCRTAGH, _ Commissioners. W. L. WALL A CO., Aucts. |^Y J. C. McaUlRE.A CO , Auctioneers. TRUSTEE S BALE OF~NEARLY ONE ENTIRE SQUARE NEAR THE NAVY YARD. By virtue of a deed of trust from Joseph Curvil lier dated 13th day of May, 1S5?, duly recorded in Liber J. A. S., No V, folio 17, Ac.. of the Land Fecords of Washington couuty, D.C.anl at the request of all the parties interested, I shall sell at I'xsfctic Auction, on the premises, on FRIDAY, the bth day of May next, at 6 o'clock p. m.. Lots Nos. 1, 2 5,6 7. 8,12.13, 14,15,10. in Square No. 992, in thn city of Washington. 1 hese lots are located on south D and E, and east E!ev?-nth and Twelfth ftretts. Terms of salenno thirl cash.residue in two equal payments at six and twelve months, with purcha sers' notes, and deed given and dead of trust taken. Conveyancing and revenue stamps at the pur chasers' CuSt. WM. B. WOODWARD. Trustee. At tfce same time and place, and on the same terms, the undersigned a" executor of Mrs. Curvil lier. will sell at public auction. Lots 3 and 4 in tile above square. JOS RRDVEItN, Executor. ap. 14-ecds J. C. McGriRg A CO , Aucts. ?Y GREEN A WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. TRUST*kTs PALE. By authority ot a deed of trust and n decree of the Bu preme Court of this District, passed in the can*" of Ecglish Dodge and Cox aeainst Ohas. H. and Wm. H. Vejable, the subscriber will,on the 16th day of May next, at five o'clock in the after noon expose to sale at auction, to the highest bid der, the following property in this city, near the Navy Yard, namely. Lot No 16 and-part of 17, in Square Ne. 847-beginning at the northeast corner of said lot 16, fronting on Sixth street east and running thence south 72 feet.thence west I'Meet 1 inch thence north 72 feet, thence east 1.'5 feet 1 inch to the beginning. There are on this parcel of ground five tenements, atd each will he sold separately, with a sufficient portion of ground attached to each. Terms:-One-fourth of the purchase money iu cash, i ud the residue at 6,12 and 18 months, with interest, for which the purchaser's bonds, with surety, will be taken, and a lien on the premises sold retained. A deposit of $?on each lot will be required at the sale. Deeds, certificate*, bonds, stamps, at the pur chaser's cost. If the terms are not fully comp'ied with wit tin five days from the day of sale, the property wil1 bo resold at the defaulter's risk and coat, W. BBDIN, Trustee. ap 13-3taw&ds GREEN A WILLI AM3. Ancts. ^OVEBNMENr SALE OF SUBSISTENCE STORES. Will be sold at p-iblic auc' eleven o'clock a. m., on THURSDAY, April 21. 18S4. at G street wharf. Washington, D. C., the following articles (f Subsistence Stores, (inspected and condemned as unfit for issue,) vi* : 28 139-200 bbls. Pork, 2.344 lbs. Bacon, 6.432 lbs. Ham, 22 139-200 bbls. Beef, 32 136-196 bbls. Flour, 13 7T3 lbs. Beams 4,876 lbs. 8j>litPeas, 2 893 lbs. Rice, 148 lbs. R. and G Coffee. 25 lbs Tea, 3.078 lbs. Brown Sugar, 91 lbs White Sugar. 24 gallons Whiskey. 892 lbs. Desiccated Potatoes, 19b lbs Dried Apples. 10 lbs. Pepper. 952 lbr Preserved Meats, 78 lbs Ox Tongues. Terns cash, in Government tunds. H. H. VOfcS. Captain and C. 8. V. ap 14 [Chronicle.] Recruits Wanted TO FILL THE QUOTA OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. FOUtrr FeB~VETEAAHB, S3?> which will he paid la advaaee. BOUNTY FOB n!w RECRUITS, S9S* of wklcl will It y?i? ib advisee. EOUMTT FOB OOLOBBD BBOBU1TS, *1<50, Paid li advance. FBBBOK0 WISHING TO BBL1ST Will apply to any of the following BBOBUITING 0FFI0BB8 : f. 0. BABBB. Engine Ball, near the Market, oa Penney Ivanla ivtue, between Seventh and Ninth ftreeti. f. O. BTBB. Ooraer of Fearteenth and New Torh aveane. 0. A. BBABBBT, B street, near earner of Nineteenth and Foaa tyfvanla avenue. J. O. PABEEB. Ooraer of Blgh and Daabarton streets, 0. JO. LAEGLET, Nary Yard Bridge, has beea appointed BeernJtinc OBeer. BBBBT A. >0BEETS, 1 It-tf Wstrlet of OahunMa. tllLLlABD TABLES FOE SALE.?The Subeeri ir.^LiiL Table*, nearly <* low. In?ulre AMUSEMENTS. CANTERBURY HALL. MUSIC JCANTERBURY HALL,I AND HAL L{CANTERBURY HALL,| THEATER LOUISIA*A ATSNPJS., Near Comer of Sixth Street, Rear of National and Metropolitan Hotels. Sign of the Bier Calcium Light. , GlOBCl L?a ? > ? ? ?* ?????>? i Proprietor * lf?SX> i i?3 a' 70 * r\-: ' ' ? * r UNPARALLKLED SUCCESS OP THE GORGEOUS-PANTOMI HE, BNTITVED c * ?i THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, With additional ;. TRICKS, SCENERY, A ND TRANSFORM AT ION S, Clown.. ?Jiw....W. B. Cavananuh Harlequin L. Donnelly Pantaloon W. H. Williams Columbine. ...... Emma Sehell Fairy Gnome Lucy Clifton The piece abounds in Fnnny Ttflcks, Mechanical Changes, Startling Transformations, Tableaux, Choruses, &c., terminating with a v.olM iv-.4.: ; r.fiofcj? :C.\ si u? .-.tit NEW AND BEAUTIFUL TABLEAUX I . REPRESENTING THE GENIUS OF AMERICA. . Washington is discovered on an elevated Pedes tal , holding the Constitution,supported on either side ky Faith, Hope, and Charity, Liberty, justice, and Mercy, Agriculture, Commerce, Art, and Lit erature. Ceres, the Goddess of Plenty, is pouring her rich gifts at the foot of the Nation. In the foreground, the North and South are endeavoring to rend the Union in twain?the Demon of Seces sion, with War. Famine, and Pestilence in his train, stands exulting l>y. while unrelenting Time, with his Scythe and Hour-Glass, looks coldly on. The w hole forming a picture of UNPARALLELED GRANDEUR! In addition to which a magnificent DIVERSIFIED PERFORMANCE Will be given b y the GREAT COMBINATION TROUPE! Now attached to this Establishment. HUNDREDS UN A BLE TO OBTAIN ADMISSION! UNANIMOUS EXPRESSION OF WONDER AND DELIGHT BY THE THOUSANDS PRESENT. The public are respectfully invited to read the list qf first-class Artists attached to the Canter bury. And compare the names with auy other Es tablishment in America. ALl. WILL APPEAR MONDAY NIGHT. JOHN MULLIGAN. JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN MULLIGAN.' JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN mulligan! JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN MULLIGAN, JOHN MULLIGAN, W. B. CAVENAUGH, W. B. CAVENAUGH, W. I?. CAVENAUGH, W. B. CAVENAUGH, W. B. CAVENAUGH, W. B. CAVENAUGH! BILLY WERT, BILLY WEST BILLY WEST, BiLLY WEST! BOB HART, BOB HART BOB HART, DKLEHANTY AND WARD. DELEHANTY A!?D WARD DKLEHANTY AND WAKD DELEHANTY AND WARD, DELEHANTY AND WARD DELEHANTY AND WARD! DELEHANTY AND WARD DELEHANTY AND WARD, LEW DONNELLY, LEW DONNELLY, J. H. DOUGHERTY, J. H. DOUGHERTY, H. RAYNOR, H. RAYNOR, BILLY THOMAS. BILLY THOMAS. THE BOUQUET OF BEAUTY. Consisting of the following Ladies: JENNIE FORREST, MABY C0UL80N, LOUISA ROULETTE, NELLIE RAIN FORD, ESTEI.LE FORREST, MAGGIE WILSON, NAOMI PORTER, FLORENCE RIVERS, LUCY CLIFTON, EMMA SCHELL, EMMA THOMA8, In the Beautiful Fairy Divertisement of THE SPORTS OF THE PERIS! " Qneen of the rose bud, garden of girls." " Lily and rose in one." EVERY ACT NEW. NEW ETHIOPIAN ACTS by tbe CORKOLOGIAN8. Who will appear in New Songs, Dances, and Ex travaganzas, including HOW TO EVADE THE DRAFT I THE RIVAL DARKEYS ! THE GHOST I Tbe entire Evening's Entertainment combining over FIFTY DISTINCT ACT8. Admis/ion ) 25 Orchestra 50 Private Boxes, holding six persona ..?....!!! 5 (ill Doors open at 7 o'clock; Performance to com mence at 8 o 'clock. FAMILY MATINEE ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, AT 2 O'CLOCK, On which occasion the Grand Pantomime of THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, Will be performed at cheap prices. Admission?Ladies 25 cents; Children 20 cents. SNOW'S CELEBRATED TROUPE OF PlRFORMINQ DOGS AND MONKEYS Are engaged and will shortl; appear, LOCALNEW8. THE BALTIMORE COHVESTIOJI. MfttiBg to Elect District of Columbia Dflrgatti?A Stormy Time. Pursuant to published call inviting all the qualified -voters ot the District of Columbia ??who desire the unconditional maintenance of the Union, the supremacy of the Constitution, and the complete suppression of the rebellion, with the cause thereof, by vigorous war and all apt efficient means," to rae?t in mass convention to elect delegates to represent the District of Columbia in the Baltimore Conven tion, a large gathering assembled at the Union League rooms, on 9th street, and at eight o'clock were called to order by J.J. Coombs, President of the Republican Association. Mr. Coombs made a few appropriate remarks, wherein he claimed that this was a meeting of more vital importance than auy in which the Republican party hud ever been heretofore engaged, for upon the result of the Baltimore Convention depended the salvation of the conn try. The opposition would not restore the Union if they were in power, as it was no part of their programme. The boldest men of that party have thrown off all disguise, and advo cate an immediate recognition of the Southern Confederacy. The more timid feel none the less, but lack the audacity to proclaim their opinions. We need not flatter onrselves with the idea that the Union will still go 02, no matter what party might be in power. The struggle was one whether the Union should continue to exist or whether it should be blotted from the map of the world. The speaker further argued that the Union, if re-established, would be re-established on the principles of right at d justice to all meni and while some ditfered as to the method of suppressing the rebellion, no Union man doubted but that slavery must go down. [Ap plause. J That end would be reached by the inevitable logic of events. It Is no more pos sible to save slavery and have a perfect Union, than it would be to have such a Union under a constitution acknowledging the right of seces sion. He who lights the rebels, fights to put down the cause of the rebellion, slavery. [Applause.] Of our ultimate success there can be no doobt, if we keep the power of the coun try in faithful hands?especially in the same hands that have controlled it the past four years. [Immense applause.] The speaker did not doubt but that there were men equally competent as our present Chief Magistrate to pilot us through, yet he did not t-elieve the same success would attend the efforts of others. [Applause.] Justice and patriotism demands the renomination of Abra ham Lincoln. [Great applause.] Under his wise administration, success was a certainty, [applause,] but if we permit the political power to go into the hands of the enemies of the countrv, then a long farewell to ail our great ness. If we are true to ourselves, we shall not fail either at the ballot box or in the field. The mass of the people are right, and will not be seduced by the wiles ot the copperheads. Mr. Coombs closed by claimiug that our lines were extending, and that our eventual trulmph was a lorgoue conclusion. As soon as the speech was ended Mr. A. C. Ru-hards off ered the following resolutions : Btiolred, That this ma^s convention ot the loyal voters of this District hereby expresses its full and unabated confidence in thf ability and integrity ot Abraham Lincoln, and that we endorse his official a^ts, including his appro val ot th?* bill abolishing slavery in this Dis tiict, at d his emancipation proclamation, as dictated by justice, sound policy, and sagacious statesmanship. Retolvtd, That our delegates who shall be elected to attend the Baltimore convention which is to assemble in that city on the 7th of Jnne next, to nominate candidates far the offi ces ol President and Vice President of the United States, be and they are hereby instruct ed to cast their votes, for the first-uamed office, in lavcr oi Abraham Lincoln, and ttiftt we hereby enjoin upon said delegates; to use iheir influence and best endeavors to secure his re ncmin&tion. The rtsolutions were received with much ap plause. Mi - J. R. El vans said he proposed to amend the resolutions, by striking out all of the second and inserting the" lollowing "Whereas, We consider it Important in this day of onr country's trial and dinger that all loyal citizens of the republic shall act in con cert and with harmony, aiding patriotically in crushing rebellion, treason, aHd slavery; And, whereas, we deem it the duty of all lovere of country to strive to allay, rather than to excite personal lee'ings or prejudices for or apainst any so-called rival aspirants for Pres idential honors; And, wnereas, among the members of this convention are many differences of opinion and expression as to candidates for the next Presi cency, as between General Butler, General Banks, lion. S. P. Chase, General Fremont, and President Lincoln; And, whereas, we recognize the rights of equally loyal men to use all honorable means to secure the nomination and election of the man of their choice, and to secure in con ven tion the greatest number of delegates sympa thizing with their own views; therefore, Retoleed by this Convention of the loyal men of the District of Columbia, That in the choice of delegates to the nominating convention, to be held at Baltimore, June 7, lb&l, it is proper to prescribe no pledge on the part of such dele gates to support any particnlar candidate for the Presidency, but that said delegates be left entirely untrammelled in their action by this convention. Resolvedfurther, That this convention pledges itself, and all its individual members pledge themselves, to support and sustain the nomi nee of the National Republican Union Con vention, to be held in Baltimore on the 7th of June next, who may receive a majority of all the vetes cast, surrendering individual prefer ences thereafter, and abiding faithfully and zealously in the hope of a crushing defeat of Copperheadism by unity of action. Mr. N. D. Lamer moved to lay the substitute of Mr. Elvans on the table, and asked for a rising vote upon the question, for he wanted to see the men who were opposed to this Ad ministration show themselves. [Applause.] The gentleman offering the substitute had been stabbing at Mr. Lincoln at all the meetings of the Republican Association. Cries of "order," "order," and Mr. El vans and others desired to know how the gen tleman knew that fact. Mr. Lamer said be had read the reports of the meetings. When the substitute was off ered there was some clapping in one little corner, but when the resolution in favor of Mr. Lin coln were introduced, then was silence in that corner, but applause everywhere else in the room. He moved to lay the substitute en the table. Cries of "question," "question," and much confusion, during which Mr. Elvans en deavored to be heard, and said he recognized the gentleman (Mr. Lamer) as an equally loyal man as himself, and he endorsed Mr. Richards, but he was opposed to the first resolution, because he desired to leave the delegates un trammelled as to their action. He did hope that Mr. Lamer wonld withdraw the motion to lay upon the table, and allow a free discus sion to ensue. The chair said it was not parliamentary to lay the amendment only on the table, for that would carry with it in the same action the en tire subject. The decision of the chair was dissented lrom in many parts of the hall, and confusion be came ?'worse confounded." Mr. W. H. Enstis at length obtained the floor, and announced himself as entirely in favor of the first resolution. Abraham Lincoln has con ducted the affhirs of the Government in a man ner satisfactory to all Union men, [applause;] and as he had had a hard time of it he ought to have the honor of being President while the war lasts. [Renewed applanse ] He (Mr. E.) wanted the delegates to go to Baltimore un trammeled, but hoped they would first vote for Mr. Lincoln. [Applause.] He (Mr. E.) had been badly usea by the Administration, but he did not blame Mi'. Lincoln, and he believed Mr. Lincoln always desired to do right. [Great applause] Mr. Fred. Myers said that be proposed to stand by the nominee of the Baltimore Con vention, whoever he might be. According to present appearances the nomination of Mr. Lincoln is a foregone conclusion; but he though', it good policy to act generously towards the thoussnds of men who were not enthusiastic in favor of Mr. Lincoln. Pennsylvania and other States required careful management, and it would not be judicious to by any act repel those who have preferences for other candidates. Mr. Lincoln was his second choice, If not his first, and he (Mr. M.) spoke only for the sake Connolly followed in some forcible remarks. He said if there was a place in the United States that ought to speak without a wavering voloe it was the District of Colum bia. We who have been immediate witnesses to the heroic patriotism of Abraham Lincoln ought to proclaim what we know of him to the country and the world. We who have ob served him through days and years many of us believe that the Lord God Omnipotent has placed him here to lead us out of oar present difficulties. [Great applause.] Let us vote fairly and squarely, and in solid front, in structing the delegates to vote first, last, and all the time, for Abraham Lincoln; but with one qualification, that they eabmit in good faith to the decision of the Convention. [Ap plause.] Mr. Eustis (excitedly).?Let Fremont or any other dare to split from the Baltimore Conven tion, and they will split themselves to the dev il ! [Laughter and applause.] Mr. D.R. Good loe.?There seems to be a good deal of misunderstanding and misapprehen sion. Why fly intoapas6ion and drive men cut cf the party f Let us conduct ourselves peaceably. There is no use in quarreling. Voic^-Ob, we are not quarreling. Mr. Clepbane.?I hope the main question will now be put. Mr. J. S. Brown.?The previous question was cot seconded when debate commenced, and therefore debate is in order. Judge G. ? 11. Day.?This audience is too intelligent to attempt to choke ofi' debate by the previous* question. Let us have a fair fight! Mr. Brown.?Ob, no! No fighting here! Mr. Day intimated that the fighting he had in view was of the Pickwickian-order. This is not Old Tammany Hall, or Mozart Hall, where people come up with fists and go out with bloody noses. Let nobody be choked eff because be doesn't happen to agree with the majority here, which appears to be pretty large. Considerable confusion followed, and the question was Anally divided so that the vote conld be taken first npon the first resolution of" the two offered by Mr. Richards, and the res olution was carried unanimously. Mr. Lewis Clephaue said he had a word to say in regard to what bad been said here to night. [Cries of " order" and ?? question;" and after much confusion order was again restored by the Chair, and Mr. Clephane continued his remarks.] He said no one here would suppose he v:as unlriendly to this Administration. [Ap plause] But he was surprised?no, he was not surprised, lor "the world moves"?that there were men here who would stigmatize members of the Republican Association as en emies of Mr. Lincoln. But that assertion had come from a party who had worked for and used his influence for a man who was now with theTebels. [Applause, and cries of " that's so."] He (Mr. C.) had always been opposed to instructing delegates to a convention, and es pecially as this District bad no vote on the question of the election of a President. He had the honor to be a delegate to the first Republic can convention. The District was allowed a vote upon the ground that the delegates from here would not give a casting: vote, bnt would fall in with the majority. He (Mr. C ) was a friend of Mr. Lincoln, [applause,] and had done as much as any roan to ee;ure his elec tion: but he would vote for the substitute in order to leave the delegates untrammelled, and he did cot believe any delegate could be elected who would not feel called upon to vote for Mr. Lincoln first. [Applause.] [Another confused time here ensued, and calls of "Mr. President" were heard lrom all parts of the hall; and after many raps and calls to order, the Chair finally recognized Mr. Jas. A Wise.l Mr. Wise, having first pulled off his over coat and remarked, "Let me get at them;" "I'll give them something," proceeded to say he had I had the honor of representing the District of Columbia in the Chicago Convention. [Laugh ter ] In that convention he also had the honor of being a member of the committee on creden nals, and he believed it waa necessary for him bf re to give a history of the proceedings of that committee. The question arose as to the ad mission of Kansas and other territories, and as Kacsa* would have been a State before that bnt tor her devotion to freedom, [applause,] her delegates were admitted. The District 01 Co lumbia tben got up and made these remarks r Mt. Wise, who held a dog's-eared^pampblet in bis band tbat looked as if it bad done pro tracted service, here commenced to read from that document what is believed to have been a speech alleged to have been delivered by him in the Chicago Convention. Ories of "Dry up !" "Cut it short ay you do your bay!" (Mr. W. deals in cut hay.) "Get cfcjwn!" "Put him out!' Mr. Wise, (on a bench and flourishing his speech as if it were a broadsword)?You can't pu< me down. The Chair?What has all this to do with the question before the bouse ? Mr. Wise, (with a vindictive stab in the air, chair ward, with his speech.)?It has a great deal to do with it! These men went for Bell and Everett. When Abraham Lincoln was nominated tne Republican Association had but *27 members, but after the fall elections the Bell and Everett men came down to the wig wam in such droves as to completely swamp the Original Jacobs. [Great laught?r.] Cries of " Question !" " Question !" "Get down Wi6e !' "Go it feed-man!" Wise, (probing the air in various directions with his manuscript.)?1 wjnt be put down. Mr. W. proceeded again to read from his Chi cago speech. Mr. J. R. Elvans.?I call the speaker to order or to speak to the queetion. His present re ma rks only afford amusement to copperheads. The Chair.?The remarks of the speaker (Wise) are altogether foreign to the question. Mr. Wise,(holdinghis manuscript at ease.) Now I'll speak to the amendment. I'm in favor of it. The delegates are going to this oonven tion the same as to Chicago Voice.?Oh, d?n Chicago. Why in thunder didn't you stay there! W ise.?At Chicago "Question!" "Question!" W ise.?At Chicago '?Question!'' "Get down!' "Turn him out!'' Wise.?Tbat man over there (jabbing his man uscript furiously in the direction of Mr. N. D. Lamer,) tbat man, who is now so much in favor of Lincoln, would, four years ago, have cut the throat of any man who advocated the abolition of Blavery here. [Cries of " that's so!"] I am r.o latter day saint. It don't cost anything now to be a Republican, especially if a man is in office. I Laughter and applause.] Mr. Wise continued by saying that he was oi.e of those who bad borne the beat of the battle four years ago, when the Republicans here were like the twelve apostles in ancient da} s, wandering about and liable at any mo ment to be hauled up before King Agrippa. [Laughter, cries of "order," "question," raps by 'he Chair, &c.| Mr. Wise, (to chair.)?If you are chairman why dont you keep order T The Chair reminded the gentleman that he bad been called to. order many times and re fused to obey the call. Another stormy time followed, Mr. Wise and manuscript impending, and the previous ques tion upon the amendment of Mr. Elvans was persistently called for. Mr. Lamer moved to adjourn till Tuesday next at the City Hall. (Much confusion. Cries of "no no." "None of tbat City Hall business for us." "The City Hall crowd can't blind us.") After a great deal of difficulty, the chair suc ceeded in taking the vote on the adjournment, and declared the motion lost. A motion was made that tellers be appointed to take the vote, which was carried. Father Beeson desired to know if it was only members of the Republican Association who were to be allowed to vote. The chair said no, but all qualified voters who were Union men. Messrs. J. P. Hilton and A. C. Richards were appointed. The vote was announced as 96 in favor of the smendment and 100 against it, and it was there fore declared to be lost. ? Mr. Richards resolutions were then adopted with but few dissenting voices, and the an nouncement was received with much applause. Mr. Deeble moved that the meeting pxticeed to the election of delegates Mr. Clephane said he had another short reso lution to offer. Retdved, That we regard slavery as the sole cause of the rebellion and that its extermina tion will ensure a lasting peace and a perpetual Union. The resolution was adopted almost unani mously. Mr. Deeble's motion to proceed to the election of delegate* then prevailed, and the following nominations were made, vix: John R. Elvans, L. Clephane, G. E. H. Day, A. C. Richards, D R. Goodloe, J. J. Coombs, S. J. Bo wen. W. P Wood, A. G. Hall, B. B. French, O. H. Plant J. F. Hodgson, Jas. A. Magruder. Mr. John Wheeler (Collector's office) nomi nated Wm. Dixon. [Hisses and cries " He's a copperhead!"] Mr. As bury Lloyd was nominated; also, Mr. Thomas C. Connolly. A Voice?I nominate Mr. James A. Wise. fLanghter.) Wise.?1 decline. 1 go for the one term prin ial* ciple. Juc udge Day more* tfcftt a plurality yotf should and the general supposition of the rft'inc was that this mode of procedure was dsctrt^d npcn by the petting. The Chair annoaured ttfat the vote would be ffiht-D fim tct two delegates, and next for two alternates. Mestrs T 8 Connelly, J- P- Hilton, J. S. Prcwu and Charles Sjenccr were appointed tellers, and they proceeded to take the rot?s, amid r^t.evred contusion. As tfce rote was progressing the cry was riiis?d -hat a p?f on desipnated had Toted three licit a. Cries of ?*Ont with him, whcisheT" "It's that man v. ah the striped vest." ' Empty the bat and begin again." 44 No! ho! a good many bare leit the root*44 Pot oat the man vrttn the speckled Test!" "Just try to put bim out, that's all!" Mr. Lewis Clephane got upon a bench, and said that ir the tellers decided that there had been illegal voting, of course there was no electicn. Mr. A. J. K. Baker (to Mr. Ciephane).?You would not have raised that obj.?ction two years ago! I was in your secret councils then, and knew all abont it. Messrs. Hilton and Connelly intimated their purpose to withdraw from their positions as tellers, but afterwards withdrew their decli nations and a guard was placed to keep the crowd back and ensure fairness of voting, the voters being allowed only to come up singly. The votes were counted and announced as follows: W. P. Wood, 9t>; A. O. Richards, 8*2; J. R. El vaiiF, 57; L. Clepbane. 39; J F. Hodson, JV; W. I>ixi n. 31; J.J. Combs. 17; D. R. (Joodloe, it; E. E.H. Day, 11; J. A Magruder, 8: A.O.Hall, 3; B. B. Fredch, 2; J. A. Wise. S; J 8. Brown, 1; Gei rge H. Plant, 1; J.O. Connelly, 1. The chair announced that votes had been polled and as no gentleman had received a m*. jority of nil the votes cast there was no elec tion. Much confusion ensued, and many pers?i?r present claimed that it had been denied that a plurality vote should designate the delegates. The Chair did not so understand it. Mr. Elwood?1 appeal from the chair to the newspaper reporters. The Chair?I will not be governed bv the de cision of all the reporters in the room! A motion was made to adjourn, and it was decided by the chair to have been carried. Another commotion, amid assertions that the chair had made an arbitrary and wrong decision. The chair insisted that his decision was correct and was abont to declare theme?<. in? adjourned when Mr. A. J. K. Baker de manded to know whether the chair presumed to dictate to the majority of the meeting which had not voted for an adjournment. Mr. Deeble, (to Mr. Baker.)?You are insult ing 'he Chair. Mr. Be.ker, (to Mr. Deeble )?You are a liar ! The chair believed he was right and there tore declared the meeting adjourned, and he ler his seat. Then ensued anotber scene of confusiou and excitement. A. J. K. Baker mounted a bench and urged that a meetingbe called at once, and that delegates be elected, (cheers.) Calls were made for Mr. Richards, and he made an ap peal to the persons present to abide by the de cision of the chair and adjourn peace&My He thanked those who vated for him, and did not think the ebair would do wrong intentionally. Mr. Baker and others insisted that it was proper that a meeting should be called as a consultation was desired with Messrs. Richards and Wood. The Janitor of the hall, however, proceeded to put out the lights, and the crowd then re luctantly departed; to meet again upon next Friday night. , AMUSEMENTS. GROVCR'S THEATER. Pennsylvania at., near Willard's Hotbl. Leonard Gbover - Director IMPORTANT EXTRA NOTICE. THIS (Saturday) EVENING. April ]?;. THE LAST NIGHT OF THE OPERA SEASON. The Geuis of THREE GRAND OPERAS. Which will introduce every artist? ot the company in their choicest efforts, will be given the Third and Fourth Acts of FAUST, The Third Act of LA DAME BLANCHE, And the Second and Third A?ts of T)F.R FKEISCHUTZ, Closing with the grand INCANTATION SCENE. PRICES OF ADMISSION. Dress Circle and Parquet. ._... ? $1 <>0 Orchestra Chairs.-...., $1 h> Family Circle ". . 6) Private Boxes. ?I2 IT). 8ecured seats 51 cents extra. Doors open at 7 o'clock. Commence at S. Seats may be secured during the day bet ween the hours of In and b. FORD'S PIEW THEATER, Tenth Street, above Pennsylvania Avenpb. THIS EVENING, April lfi. BENEFIT OF MR. J. A. 11KRNE The performance will commence with F&rquhar'.s glorious old comedy of WINE WORKS WONDERS Young Mirabel ? ? ... Mr. J. A. Heme PROF. WILLIAM WITHERS Will perform his grand Solo Fantasia on the violin, ' THE GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME ' Mr. J. McCullough will also recite SI1AMUS O'BRIEN; Or. THE BOULD BOY OF GLINGALL. To conclude with the military drama of HORSE SHOE ROBINSON. Hoiso Shoe Robinson Mr. C. B. Bishc p Monday?Seventeenth appearance of EDWIN F 6 R R E 8 T who will inaugurate a week of Shakspearean p -r formlthces with his grand impersonation of HAMLET. THE SHAKSPEABE TERCENTENARY. In preparation, a brilliant Shak?pearan festival in celebration of the three hundredth anniversary of Shak^peare's Birthday. The Theater will be illuminated on the occasion. EDWIN FORBESTS NIGHT8. MONDAY, TUBS DAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. IMPORTANT NOTICE. Person? holding Rtserved places are respectfully requested to attend early. The immense throng of patrons now attending the Theater fill the thor oughfares to an extent rendering access to secured places somewhat difficult after rise of the curtain. Doors open at7?2; performance to commence at i METROPOLITAN HALL, PBNW8VLVASIA AVBHUI AND ELEVENTH STREET. GARDINER A CO ? .?? Proprietori First week of the Comic Pantomime, ROBERT MAC AIRE. Macaire .' W. II. Bartholomew Jaques Strop ? Sig. Constantine Augusta , M'lle Elise Continued and increasing popularity of the GREAT COMPANY. To-night, the Musical Sketch of JENNY LIND, And a Grand Olio bv the following art'Stes : MISS ANNIE BUSH. HELENA SMITH, G. M. MILES. WM. SCOTT. HANK MAS<*N, LEW BRIMMER AND OTHERS. A CARNIVAL OF DELIGHT! In rehearsal, the gorgeous fairy pantomime en titled the FAIRY OF THE GOLDEN WHEAT SHEAF. Admission 23 cents. Orchestra SO cent*. Private Boxes $3 and $5. , LARRY TOOLEY, The celebrated Ethiopian Co median.Monday night GRAND MATINEE EVERY 8ATURDAY AFTERNOON, For ladies and children. Ladies 25 cents; Children 10 cents. ap 14-3t ? VARIETIES! VARIETIES! MUSIC HALL AND THEATKB. Fronting Pennsylvania Avenue A Ninth Strbet Hamblin A Co . Proprietor* Fit* Simmons?. Stage Manager and Advertiser. THE GREAT MUSIC HALL OF THE METROP OLIS. PRESENTING THE FIRST CLASS STARS. A MAMMOTH PER FORMANCE NIGHTLY. The Young Danseus'e, Miss Louisa Walby, M'lle Lina Windell. The dashing Lady Danseuse. Miss Augusta Walby. The Young American Vocalist, Miss Fannie Gillmore, The great Ravel Panto mimist of the age, Hernandea Foster. The popu lar young Actress of the day. Miss Maggie Priel. Also the following Lady Dancer*: Miss Fanny May, Miss Kitty Lee. Miss Maggie Vernon. Miss Annie Elmore. The Ethiopian Monarchs. Frank Kern* and James Thompson. The popular performer, Mr. Geo. T. Sheldon. The people's favorites. Mr. Francis. Mr. Charles McGuire, and the Star Com pany. - The Magical Ravel Pantomime, full of Tricks, Changes. Magical Transformations an<l MAGIC TRUMPET: Or. THS MERRY CLOWN THIS (Friday) AFTERNOON and NIGHT, FRANK KERNS' BENEFIT. A HOST OF VOLUNTEERS. g?| $*<?000 WORTH rn nt B00T8 AND SHOES . Have Arrived at HEILBRUN'S BARGAIN STORE, 506 Seventh Street, Adjoining Odd Fellows' Hall. The stock consists of all sorts and styles of Bal morals, Gaiters, Boots, Ties, Pumps, Slippers for men, ladies, misses and children, which wiU be sold at last year's prices. Any Shoes not giving satisfaction will be mend ed free of charge. No trouble to show goods. Wholesale rooms in the basement* ap 8-2w* 406 Seventh street. M ?cl,>1WL?iS8F,?iD,',0?!l pesters and builders would do veil to call and examine quality of work, Ac., before ordering elsewhere. By energy, promptness and good work manship X hope to merit a mare ol^gjbdie patron " _ Excelsior Moulting Mill. >? 7-W cor. 18th fcod 0 it#,, WmUm^vb,

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