Newspaper of Evening Star, May 16, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 16, 1864 Page 4
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THE EVENING STAR I From the Atlantic Monthly for October.] BARBARA FRIBTCHIB. bt johw a. wnirrns*. Up from the meadows riob with corn. Clear in th? cool September morn. The clustered spires of Frederick stand, fiwn walled by the hills of Marylu <* honnd about their orchards sweep, Apple and peach tree fruited deep; Pair as a garden of the Lord, To the eyes of the tarnished rebel horde. iSfe On that pleasant morn of the early fall. When Lee marched 0T?r the mountain wall? Over the mountain* winding down, _ ^ Horse and foot, into Frederick town? . * Forty flags with their silvery stars. Forty flags with their crimson bars, Flapped in the morning wind, the sun Of uoon looked down, and saw not one. Up rose old Barbara Prietchie then. Bowed with her fourscore years and tsn; Bravest of all in Frederick town, She took np the flagtbe men battled devn:' In her attic window the staff she set. To show that on heart was loyal yet. Up tbe street came the rebel tread. Stonewall Jackson riding ahead. Under hi* slouched hat left and right He glanced: the old flag met bis sight. "Halt!"?the dust-brown ranks stood fast. "FireP'?out blazed the ritte-blast. It shivered the window, pane and sash; It rent the banner with ?eam and gash. Quick as it fell from the broken staff Dame Barbara snatched the silken scarf; Bhe leaned far out on the window sill, And shook it forth with a royal will. "Shoot, if yon must, this old *rav head, But spare your country's da*, 'she said. A shade of sadness, a blush ot shame. Over the face of the leader came;. The nobler nature within him stirred To life at that woman's deed and word: "Who touciVs a hair of yon gray head .Pies like a doe ! March on ! ne said. All day long through Frederick *tre?>t Sounded the tread of marching feet ; Ail day long that free (lag tossed Over the heads of the rebel host. Ever its torn folds rose and fell On the loyal winds that loved it well j And through the hill gaps sunset light Shone over it with a warm good night. Bai barn. J-'riftchie'ii work is o'er. And the r^bel rides on hla raids no more. Honor to her 1 and let at tear i'all, for h?x.saJktt,-eB Stonewall's bier. O ver Barbara Friet<*hie's grave Flr.g of Freedom and Union wave! ^'eace ?nd order and beauty draw Bo:in?ft!iV sym-Ol of light and law ; And ever the stars ttbb'e look down On thy stars below ia Frederick town 5 ?ST Cow* in milk require more food in pro portion to their size and weight, than either o?n or yonnft cattle. Cows eat less, how ever, thrive better, and give more milk when housed ajl the time, than when exposed to the cold. XT. S. 10-40 BONDS. These Bonds are issued under the Act of Congress of March Sth. ISM, which provides thatall Bonds issued anJcr this Act shall be EXEMPT FROM TAXATION by or nnder any State or municipal authority. Subscriptions to these Bonds are"re eei vet in United States notes or nGtes of National Banks. They are TO BE REDEEMED IN COIN, at the pleasure of the Government, at any period not less than ten nor morothan forty years from their date, and until their redemption FIVE PER CENT. INTEREST WILL BE PAID IN COIN, on Bonds of not over ene hundred dollars annually and on all other Bonds semi annually. The in terest is parable on the first days of March and September in each year. Subscribers will receivc either Registered or Coupon Bonds, as they may prefer. Registered Bonds are recorded on the Books of the United States Treasurer, and can bo transferred only on the owner 's order. Coupon Bonds are payable to bearer, and are more convenient for Commercial noes. Subscribers to this loan will hare the option of having their Bonds draw interest from March 1st, by paying the accrued interest in coin?for in Uni ted States notes, or the notes of National Banks, ; adding Dfty peV rent, for premium,) or receive j them drawing interest from the date of sabscrip- ? tionand deposit. As these Bonds are EXEMPT FROM MUNICIPAL OR STATE TAXATIfN, thfir value is increased from one to three per cent, per annum, according to the rate of tax i levies in various parts of the country. At the present rate of premium on gold they pay OVER EIGHT PER CENT. INTEREST in currency, and are of equal convenience as a per manent or temporary investment. It is believed that no securities offer so &rcat ! inducements to lenders as the various descrin- i tions of U. S. Bonds. In all other forms of in debtedness, the faith or ability of private parties | or stock companies or separate communities only ! is pledged for payment, while for the debts of the j United States the wb0?e;i( perty of the country j is holden to secure the p?HZL int of both principal 1 and interest in ecin. These Bonds may beFnifCTib?d for in Eumsfrom l? up to any maenttodd, ot the same terms, and are thus made equally aval able to the smallest lender and tne largest capitalist. They can be *onvej^4 into money at rny moment, and the i iolder w iil have the benefit o{ the interest. It may be useful to state in this connection that the total Funded Debt of the United States on wbi'h interest is payable in gold,on the 3'1 day of March, 18*34. was $7oS >J5,000. The interest on this debt for the coming Gscal year will be 815,937 IK,, while the cnstom.s revenue in gold for the current Jtiscal year, ending June 30th, 1311, ha= been so far at the rate of over $100,000,000 per annum. It will be seen that even the present gold reve nues of the Government are largely in excess of the wants of the Treasury for the payment of gold interest, while the recent increase of the tariff * ill doubtless raise the annual receipts from cus toms on the same amount of importations, to j $U4).OuO.OtiO per annum. Instructions to the National Banks acting as loen agents were not issued until March 23, but , the amount of Bonds reported sold at the U. S. | Treasury ap to May 7, was $44,61b,100. Subscriptions will be received by the Treasurer bf the Vailed States at Washington, and the Assist ant Treasurers at New York, Boston and Philadel phia, and by the FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WASHINGTON, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BALTIMORE, and by all National Banks which are depositaries of public money, and all respectable banks and bankers throughout the country (acting as agents j of the National Depositary Banks,) will furnish further information on application, and afford every facility to subscribers. my 9-lw / kRDNANCE OFFICE, w War Defaktmbnt, , J _ , Wamhisqtos, May 4. \8>t. Sealed Proposals will be received at this Office until TUESDAY, the 24th day of May, Mil, for 8-iueli Columbiad Shell, to bedeliverea in the fol l.wmg quantities at the undernamed Arsenal*, viz : At the Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts, in,0<0 8 inch shell. At the Water\liet Arsenal, New York. 10,00) 8 Inch shell. At the New York Arsenal, Governor's Island, New York. 15.<*0 8-inch shell. At the Alleghany Arsenal, Pittsburgh, 1),0)0 3 inch shell. At the St. Louis Arsenal, Missouri, 8-inch shell. These projectile* are to be made of the kind of nutal, and inspected after the rules laid down in tbe Ordnance Manual, the tensile strength of the Iron to be not less than M,<no lbs per sauare inch. Drawings can be seen at any of tbe United States Arsenals. The projectiles are to be inspected at the foundry where cast, and are to be delivered at the Arsenals free of charge for handling and trans portation. Deliveries iiiuut b?> made at the rate of not lei-s than one-tenth (1 loth) of the whole amount contracted for per week. The first deliv ery to be made on the lith day of June, 1951. Failure to make deliveries at a sp?>ei!ied time w ill subject tho contractor to a forfeiture of the number lie may fail to deliver at the time. Bidden will Mate explicitly the Arsenal or Ar senals where they propose to deliver, and the uuiul er of projectiles tney propose to deliver at each plai-e, if for more than one. No bids will be considered from parties other tban regular founders, or proprietors of works, who are known to this Department to be capable of executing the work proposed for. Should any party obtain;D?j a extract offer shells other than those ca*t in hi" own foundry, they will ba reject ed, tud the coi tract rendered null and void. Bidders wLl enclose with their bids the written acknowledgments of their sureties over their own sigoaturee. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bond with approved securities lor its faithful execution. Upon the award being ma le, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bid*, if not deemed satisfactory. Proposals will be addressed to'' Brigadier 0?n exaJ George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington. J>. C, ' and endorsed " Proposals for S-inch Colnmbtad tbeil>. ' GEuRGK D. RAMSAY, Brif. Gen. Chief of Ordnanco. *- tssstsr { An applications for Imtm of abeenoe or per mlaelon to visit Washington moat be addressed to Usjsr General HallecJe. Chief of Staff, and nut specify the business for whleh tbs oiBcer desires the permission. Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will receive no attention. By order of the Secretary of War: E. D TowmOT. Assistant Adjutant OeneraL Efifumrtert MiHtary District qf WtuMi^tfn, J WaaUmaton, D. O., February M, lWi I OmmUOrdSnNc. a^CtoL T. InrnLbsm, 38th Massachusetts wolnnteers, is hereby detailed as Projrost Marshal of the Military Dtstrlot of Washington. He will be respected and obeyed B* conuaand of Brie. Oen. Martlndale. ' Job* P. Smwnunirn. ft lS-tf Assistant Adjutant OeneraL " EDUCATIONAL. HI FEMALE SCHOOL. iYlB8. MARIA 0. McOORMICK, late of Alexan drSs, Vs.. having removed her achool to Cam bridge, Mtl., is prepared to receive four or five girts, as boarding pupil*, in her family. Their intellectual. domestic and moral training will re ceive her moat assiduous care. Her success, while for yesra encaged, in Alexandria, in educating girls, is veil known to all old residents of that town. Parents in thia vicinity who desire further in formation concern In ir the advantages of her school, are respectfully referred to Lewis McKenste, Esq., of Alexandria, V*.. or W. D. Wallach, Editor or the Washington Star. Her terma for board, tu ition, Ac., are moderate. Cambridge. Md., where aha has recently located her school, isonaof the healthiest and most de lightful villages in the Union, and has about it no attribute whatever except such as a prudent and solicitous parent will approve in selecting a local* ity in vhien to have a daughter thoroughly edu cated and trained for future usefulness, ap ao-dlm 1JR00KVILLE ACADEMY.?Students received MJ at any time and charged from date of entrance. Address R. K. BURNS, ap 86-eolm* Brookville, Montgomery co., Md. DENTISTRY. ? /IREAL DISCOVERY IN DBNTISTBY. Tilth EztracUd without Pvin with tkt MvhriU of Oxygen. I would advise all persona having teeth to ex traet to call at Dr. LEWIS'S office, ^20^ and have them taken out by thia newy and harmleas procees. Also call and' examine the Doctor's new and im proved method of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If you oaceass the great improvement in hia teeth you will have them in no other atyle than thia new and valuable one. No. 348, Pa. avenue, between 19th and 18th streets. novl3 8. B. LEWIE, M. P., Dentist. M. LOOMIS, M.^^Seinv'entor aad Patentee of the MINBBAL PLA'rE TEETH, at-, tends nersonally at his office in thia city. Many parsons can wear these' teeth who cannot wear others, and no person can wear othera who oannot wear these. Persons sailing at my office can be accommodated with any style and price of Teeth they may desire, but to those who are particular and wish the purest, cleanest, strongest, and most perfect denture that drt can produce, the MINERAL PLATE will be more tally wart anted. Booms in this city?No 339 Pennsylvania avenue between 9th and 10th streeta. Also, 90T Arch st? Philadelphia. mar4-ly PERSONAL. MEDICAL.?Magnetism and Electricity is cur ing chronic and acute diseases when all other treatments fail. MRS. WRBN.449 K St., between 6th and7th. Washington. P.S. Ladies attended and boarded during con Enemcnt. ap 13 lm" MRS. L. SMITH, an excellent clairvoyant and test medium, 338 corner of 6th street and Mess, avenue, over grocery, examines diseases, heals by magnetism, sees your dead and living friends, telle thair character, gets names, reads the future. Hours from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. ap ll-2m* RAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLARS Bave now been before the public for nearly a year They are universally pronounced the neatest an best fitting collars extant. The upper edge presents a perfect curve, free from the angles noticed in all other collars. The cravat causes no puckers on the inside of the tarn-down collar; they u*e as SMOOTH INSIDB AS OUTSIDE, and therefore pcrfcctly free and easy to the neck. The Garotte Collar has a smooth and tveuly fin ished edge on loth sides. Thpse Collars are not simply flat pieces of paper cut in the form of a collar, but are MOLDED AND SHAPED TO PIT THE NECK. Th?y are made in "Novelty," (or turn-down style;) in every half siz? from 12 *o 17 inches, and in "Eureka," (or Garotte,) from LI to Winches; and packed in " solid sines" in neat blue cartons, containing 100 each; also in smaller ones of ten each-the latter a very handy package for traveler# army and navy officers. fcf EVERY COLLAR is stamped "GRAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLAR." Sold by all dealers in men's furnishing goods. The trade supplied by WALL, STEPHENS & CO., ap!4 3m 33*2 Pa. avenue, Washington. P~APERHANGINGS. A great f arlety of ENTIRELY NEW STYLES Adapted to PARLORS. _ ? DINING ROOMS. HALLS, AMD CHAMBERS. ! Also, ft.000 YARDS CANTON MATTINGS, 1,000 YARDS FLOOR OIL CLOTHS, Onr Mattings are unrivalled in this city, compris ing in part the famous Gowquabrand for parlors Oil Cloths from 3 to 12 feet wide, adapted to dinin rooms, halls, &c. AIho? WINDOW SHADES, BRASS CORNICES. PARLOR MATS, Ac Paper hung by skillful workmen, and all order promptly attended to. Give us a call and sa from 10 to S<> per cent. RIFFLE A FALCONER'S NV 349 7th street, between I street and ap23-ee Mass. avenue. Important TO .sutlers SUTLERS "WILL FIND H. A. DOWNING A CO.'S CONCENTRATED CLAM TO BE A MOST VALUABLE ARTICLE TO THEIR TRADE, It sells very rapidly, and is the most economical article of diet for the officer's mess. It is prepared in one minute, and makes a most delicious Soup or Chowder. It is highly recommended by Arm Surgeons, The profits are large, H. A. DOWNINQ A CO., Manufacturers of Concentrated Fool No. Ill East 18th stM New York. For sale by BARBOUR A SEMMES, Sole Agents, 63 Louisiana Avenue, se 2-ly Washington, D. C. O. W. BOTBLSB. JKO. W. BOTBISI, C. W. BOTELER A AON, IMFOBTJEHS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS n I* O, OBIBA. G1AB0, AMD CROOK BR Y WARB, TABLE CUTLERY. BILVBB PLATBB WABB, BRITTABIA WABB, BLOOB TIB GOODS, TIN OHAMBBB BBT8, OOAL OIL LAMPS, ' JAPANNED WAITER*, DOOR MATT8, VBATBBB DUSTERS, BBUSHBS, WOOD WABB, ABD BOpBBBBBPING ABTIOLBB GBNBBALLY. ' gSr HOUSBB, HOTELS, AND STEAMBOATS VUBBXSBBB AT BHOBT MOTIQB, 318, I BOH BALL, PENNSYLVANIA ANBNUB, fa 17-eefta netween 9th and loth its. NEW ATTRACTION. I ftrit-elBss IkM f tare 1b 7th Street. I HAVB OPENED THB LARGEST. FJNElST, AND CHEAPEST, >BOOT AND SHOE BTOBB LsJks dtp of Washington, with a vary extensive ""?"4 t. SSSftfflfLV"' No. 617 7th street* IntoUVgeaoar Block, M door above D street, wast side. ' A great variety of MU.1TEBY BOOTS. ?owe T>IAN0S.?Greet bargainsin second-hand Pianos X five second-hand Pianos, ail in best^sMB^ order, will be sold very cheap upon ea?y|BHH| monthly payments, to make room, at th??n ill wareroom* of W. O. METZEROTT, Mis agent of StetawayA 8ona' pianos and Mason A jamlin a Cabinet Organs my 9 PROPOSALS. fkRDNANCE OFFICE. V/ Wii I SFAHTMBCT, ? d. . Wamiiwto*. May 1,18?4. wl" ^ received at thin office ??til MONDAY, the 23d day of Mar. I?i4, for the delivery at the following arsenala. Cavalry Ac coutrements, Untied States Cavalry pattern, as hereinafter ?pecifted. ' *?.rk A1-9?1**!' 25,OOiaeta. ?: J? S'* Loofs Arsenal, a,oai set*. ?rJ?? Frankfort Arsenal, 10.000 set*, ?i ? All**hany Arsenal. VJ,00) seta. These Accoutrements are to be made in atriet f?J? tS.'?1 y tj1* regulation pattern, which fan be Been at the above named places. Ea?h set is toeonaiatof one Sabre-belt and plate complete ; one Carbine sling with awivel complete: one Sabre knot; one Carbine Cartridge box: one Pistol Cartridge-box or Ponch , one Belt-&olster for ti-i?y "iff revolver, and one Cap-poach with cone Wfc'ch *r? to be made of the beat ma ln?t *^rk^anBl?ip The 8abre-b?lt, Sabre LlATBETi E?ribr"?.?n1D* *re to be of BUFF iifif IS ? BLACKKD, and the Cartn?t*e boxes, fiNNED^KATUlR P P?UCh ?f PD^E ?A ^istinelly understood that this Dopart Sflkji have the privilege of inspecting the work done under any contract it may award, in all i especially, to examine the . stock before cutting. They are to be su ?ject to i?.inhnfi JlWctlon *t. the Arsenal where deliv ! b?'n? received by the Government. None are to be accepted or paid for but such as are approved upon inspection Deliveries must be made in lots of not less than one^tenth (1 10th) per week of the whole number i>?.v j e? (or! th? fir?t delivery to be made on the 2uth day of June. -Mili,uir,e t? Fake deliveries at a specified time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. Tbe Accoutrements most bo boxed in the usual manner; the boxes to be charged cost, to be de termined by the inspector. Bidders will state explicity the ArsenaK or Ar senals, where they propose to delh ?r, and the number of acta they propose to deliver at ea:h place, if for more than one. No bids will be considered from parties oth*r Uian regular manufacturers, and a* such as are known to this Department to be fully competent to execute in their own shops the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer Accoutrements other than those made in his own shops, they will be rejected, and tbe contract rendered null and void. Bidders will enclose with their bids the written acknowledgments of their sureties over their own 81 f!E&tUT 6 b. Each party obtaining a contract will he obliged >? !i r J" 1 bond with approved sureties for its faithful execution. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnish ?-i with forms of con tract and bonds The Department reserves the right to rcject any or all bids if not deemed satisfactory. Proposals wi^ be addressed to " Brigadier Gene ralI Geoi^eJ) Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance. Wash ington, D. C ," endorsed, "Proposals for Cavalry Accoutrements." ? , .. GEORGE D. RAMSAY, Brigadier General, Chief of Ordnance. my 3-eodlct fkRDNANCE OFFICE, " War Department, Washington, D. C., May 8,1854. Sealed Proposals will be reeeived by this de partment until MONDAY. May 30th, at 4 p. m.. for the delivery at the New York Arsenal of 25,<?>0 Light Cavalry Sabers, United States regulation pattern, These Sabers are to be made in atrietac cordance with the standard patterns to be seen at the New York Arsenal. They are to be subject to the usual inspection and proof at the manufactory where made. Deliveries must be made in lots of not. leas than one-fifteenth (1 -15th J per week of the whole number contracted for. The first delivery to be made on the 22d day of June, 18&4. Failure to make deliveries at a specified time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that ti.ne. No bids will be considered from parties other than regular manufacturers of Sabern, and such as are known to this department to be such, compe tent to execute in their own workshops the work proposed for. Each party obtaining a contract will be required to enter into bonds, with approved sureties, for its faith/ul execution. Bidders will enclose with their bids the written acknowledgments of their sureties ovsr their own signature*. Upon tiie awnrd being made, successful bidders w ill be notified and furnished witnforms of con tract and bond. T^f department reserves the right to reject any or all bids if not deemed satisfactory Proposals v illbe addressed to "Bris General GEORGE D. RAMSAY, Chief of OrdnanccTWMh ingtpn. D C.," and will be endorsed ' Proposals for Light Cavalry Sabers." _ ? .. ? . GEORGE D. RAMSAY, my 11-eotd Brig. Gen. Chief of Ordnance. pROPO.SALS FOB COAL AND WOOD. Senate of the United State*, ) Office of the Sergeant-at Arm*, } caai?? i? , Washington, May 12.1S54.S -l ,1 Pr?.P??8-,B W1" be received at this office F'O 12 ? clock noon on THURSDAY, the 2;fh instant, for the delivery irt the vaults of Ihe Senate Wing or the Capi tol ot oae hundred tons ( 2.240 lbs ) COAL?? '* ?r 8teamboat Furnace WHITE ASH The Coal to be of the best quality, thoroughly screened and weighed by the Chief Engineer to the Senate, or bis assistant, and to be delivered as above on or before the lith of June following. Proposals will also be received at the same time h??tPPTNV0wnnende^very ??,tw('nty co/d8 of the nest PINE WOOD, thoroughly seasoned. and to 1>o delivered within the time and at the place for the u6iivcr\ Ot Coal. The Coal and Wopd to be packed away in the vaults as the Chief Engineer shall direct ? ? c GEO. T. BROWN. "V 13 Sergeant-at-Arms U. S. Senate. PnOPOBAt s OFFICE, May 12, 13<il. A ROPOSALS Will be received at the Mayor's oftce unt^l 12 o'clock m. on Thursday, the Kth instant, for grading and graveling 8th street west, from Rhode Island avenue to Boundary street. 2 he gravel to be of a quality approved by the Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners The gravel to be nine inches in the center ta pering off to four inches to the gutter lino when rolled, Bidders will state the price per cubic yard for &radin?and square yard for graveling. The superfluous earth to be placed where the Commissioner of the Second Ward may direct. And no part of the appropriation will be paid the contractor without a certificate signed by tbe Commissioner and Assistants certifying that tho work has been inne in a satisfactory manner an-l according to contract. WM. RUTHERFORD. Commissioner of the Second Ward. JAME8 H. SUREVE. 3r., . , WM. R. MoCHESNEY. ! my li td Assistant Commissioners. established 1*50. , . ISA AC HERZBERG & SON f J0.000toloan in all summon Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds. Silver Ware, Ladles' and Gents' /i|\ Wearing Apparel, and for the purpose ofXWA enlarging our basiness, we have erected a? V warehouse, and we now make loans on Merchan dise, Furniture &c., at our old established stand, No. 3ol C st., betw. and 6th. rear of National I Hotel. [mil 13m] I. HERZBh'RG & SOX. ! PIANOS ?A new assortment ofSteinwayA Sons', | Raven k Bacon and Haines Brothers?i^*^ ! Pianos have just been received at ourKSSa warerooms, which we offer for sale at fac-UTlTI ! tory prices. We have also on hand several very good second-hand Pianos?one for $1W, one for I 514) and one for $9). Purchasing for cash exclu wvely, we are enabled to sell at lower prices than i other houses, and upon easy terms. Sole agency of Mason A liamblin's Cabinet Organs . o- ? ,W. G. METZEROTT, ap 23 Corner of 11 th street and Pa. avenue. COMPAN Y !-CLARK'S ON A'/trt.V.T?."" ' _ wmi > j?uunnn o un GCENT?-A Powerful Stimulant.?Each packet to produce a full Bet of Whiskers or WVflStjrcljM Jjj six wieks upon the STioothest face without stain Ot injury to the skin. Any person using thisOnguen' and finding it not as repre sented (by iuforiijir g me of the fact,) can hare th-eir money returned them at any time within three months from day of purchase. Price fl. Sont sealed and postpaid to any address on receipt of the money. Address A. C. CLARK, P. 0. Drawer 118, Albany, N. Y. ap 27-lm F.J- UElBEt&Bic8^B T0 IK Metropolitan Hotel, (late Broitm's,) \fW 362 Pennnsylvaiiia avenue. mamm oe 27 tf Washington. D. C. JOSEPH BEYNOLDS & CO~ PLUMBERS, OAS, AND STB AM FITTERS* Ho. 400 Ninth Stsht, near avenue, .*TOn1trec?iTedj?4 w!11 constantly keep on largest and beat asiortment in tbe city &f???*???&sra. Dracketa. Drop Lijhta, PorUblea. .Lob?,"' ml$* *nd other Shades, and all arti eleain this line, from the beat establishments in 7k '-Pblladelplfi*' A-? ' which will be aold on the most reasonable terms. ? StOTes* BAKGB8? FURNACES, and Fire-Board We are prepared to famish the best RANGE in use anywhere, on very reasonable terms. Hotels. Restaurants, Ac., are iKrited to call. We do ail kinds of GAS and 0T1AM fittings fcrr?rPiSiJ?k!?n?. ch.eap, as also everything in the PLUMBINH line in tha most satisfactory manner ni .?l,m"et?!ir Bathing Tubs, Fountains Water OlotetB. Wash-atanda, Basins, &e., &C., at No 500 ^?th atreet, near Pennsylvania avenue, the largeat oatabliahment in tha city. fe 2-eotf AUPT ON MILITARY BRIDGES, CnUum's Military Bridges. Sir Howard Douglas on Military Bridges: London Duene's Manual for Engineer Troops Instruction Sur le Service et lea Manoeuvres de 1 equipage de pont: Paris. Meudra? Ponts Militairca: Paris. Gauflier? Manuel des poiito etChaussees- ?? vol< ? Paris. ' " TAYLOR. Haupton Bridge Constr iction. Mahan'g Civil Engineeriner. my 9 PRANCK [FOOTS AKD BHOEB " I> TO 3D IT THE TIMES Wa \re new manufaeturlng all kinds of BOOTS and SHOES, and constantly reoeiving a ran and SHOES, a nd constantly receiving a ran- ? p'y of Eajtera-made work of every de scrip- CflV tlon.madc axjpreaa y to oitlar, and will beCWl aold at a much lower price than haa been' mL articlea?r* C |fw! tki* dtF ??eh Inferior ssrjr, "* 3t4 LIME! LIME! LIME!--I am now prepared to deliver lreab burned POTOMAC LIME Sr?? KMm """? *""?? ???? S. 1>. CA8TLJSMJ-N, Etn? Lira, KHn *p 27-f?m Pa. ar. and ItocK Creek BHilm 8 Afl A BUSilELS ST. UBES SALT ~ ?v/UU 1,00i? bushels Turks Island Salt 4,<*)u sacks Liverpool G. A. Salt . IJSoO da do fine 8*11 Afloat and in store. For aal? in lots to suit nur ^VtriVn^- TH08.DAVil.ei Water street!^ ap 13 lm" Georgetown, D. C. PROPOSALS. Proposals roil toaAoi. Chibf QoartkrmastmTs Orric?. 1 Wabbijioto* DipOT. Dec. 8, Iwl. t Sealed Proposals axe invited by the undersigned for supplying the U, 8. Quartermaster'? .De Rrtment. at Washington. D. C., Baltimore, Md.. ? nrndria, and Fort Monroe, V??or either or these place*, with Bar, Cora, Oats and Straw. Bids will be received for the delivery of 5.(XX) bushels of corn or oats and SO tons of hay or itraw, aad upwards. ^Bidders mnst state at which of the ibove named points they propose to make deliveries, and the rates at which they will make deliveries thereat, the quantity ef each article proposed to be deliv ered, the time when said deliveries shall be com menced, and when to be completed. The price must be written out in words on the bids. Corn to be np in food ?tout sacks, of abont two bushelseach. Oats in like sacks of about three bushels each. The sacks to be furnished without extra charge to the Oovenment. The hay and straw to be securely baled. The particular kind or description of oats, corn, hay or straw proposed to be delivered most be stated in the proposals. All the articles offered under the bids herein In vited will be subject to a rigid inspection by the Government Inspector before being accepted. Contracts will be awarded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the G overnment may require and payment will be made when the whole amout contracted for shall have been delivered and accepted. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposals with a guaranty, signed by two respon sible persons that in case his hid is accepted he or they will, within ten days thereafter", execute the contract for the lame, with good and sufficient sureties ia a sum equal to the amount of Uie con tract. to deliver the forage proposed in conformity with the terms of this advertisment; and in cose the said bidder should fail to enter into the con tract, they to make good the difference between tne offer of said bidderknd the nextloweBt respon sible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. _ .. The responsibility of the guarantors must Jbe shown by the official certificate of a 17. S. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. All bidderB will be duly notified of the accept ance or rejection of their proposals. The full name and P. O., address of each bidder must be legibly written in the proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Bri*. Gen. D. H. Rucker. Chief Depot Quartermaster., Washington, D.C.,and should be plainly marked "Proposals for Forage." Bonds, in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bid der or bidders upon signing the contract. Blank forma of bids, guarantees, and bonds, may be obtained upon application at this Office. FORM OF PROPOSAL. (Town, County and State) (Date) I, the subscriber, do hereby propose to furnish and deliver to the United States, at the Quarter master's Department at , agreeably to the terms of your advertisement inviting proposals for forage, dated Washington Depot, Dec. 3,13o3, the following articles, vii: bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel of busSelsof Oats, in sacks, at per bushel of 32 pounds tons of Baled llay, at per ton of 2,000 pounds . ? tons of Baled Straw, at per ton of 2,000 Delivery to commence on or before the day of 11S6?, and to be completed on or before the % AW 1 *?" ? ? ? ? r - - - day of , ISO?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with the United 8tates, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after being notitied that my bid has been accepted. Your obedient servant, Brigadier General D. II. Rccxrb, General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C. GUARANTY. We, the radersigned, residents of , in the County of . and State of , hereby, Jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee i?i case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days after the acceptance of said bid. execute the con tract for the sarnu with good and sufficient sure ties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the forage proposed in conformity to the terms of advertisement dated December fl, 1833, under which the bid was made, and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ ence between the offer by said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. Witness, Given under our hands and seals this day of , iAj?. I Seal. I [Seal. | I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are good and Buflicient as sureties for the amount for which they offer to be security. . To becertitied by the United States District At torney, Collector of Customs, or any othor officer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office. D. H. RUCKBR, dec 9-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. g^HIBF QUABTBKMAaTBB'BOBFIOB. J V/ Dl?0T 09 Wabbiho*o?, Washing ton, 1). C., January All defers in Dines, Hardware, Lumber, Leath er, Qflet Fnrnitare, Harness, and Saddlery .are re quested to send to this office, on the MONDAY of eaoh week, a sealed proposal or llst.tw dvj>li:au,ot the articles they are prepared to furnish to this Dsnot&tsi ort notloe, with the priee of each mark - eu ia piain figures. so that, in ease the exitf*ac!?g of the servioe require it, the article or articles can be obtained without delay, and at the lowest priee. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will ?e re quired to furnish the list punctually every Mon day morning. D. B. BUOKBR, Brigadier General and Chief Quartermaster, Jai-tf Depot of Washington. SEVENTH STREET. 562 TO CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS. 60,f00 Lights of Sash ef all sizes, from SxlO to 12x20, glazed ami unglazed, 1.0"1 pairs Blinds, l.fr 0 Doors of all sizes, styles and qu&litieB, 2-,0<H> feet Mouldings of various patterns. Also, a large assortment of Brackets, Newel Posts, Balusters, Door and Window Frames, Glass, Ac., Ac., making in all the largest and most complete stock, in the builders' line ever offered in this market, all of which will be sold at small profits to make room for more con stantly arriving (romlthe factories. 11. W. HAMILTON, Agent, N. B. I have also the agency for McLean's Ex celsior Hash Sustuiner ana the West Castle Slate Company's Mantels. The Sash Sustainer is the best thing ever in vented, aside from weights and pulleys and atlc.ss than one-quarter the cost. The Mantels manufactured by the above company are too well known throughout the country to re quire any comment upon. For cheapness, dura bility and beauty they surpassall others. Sample can be seen at my office. H. W. HAMILTON, Agent, ap 16-eolm* 062 7th at., oppo. Center Market. HER MAJESTY" CHAMPAGNE, THE ROYAL WINE OF ENGLAND. A limited quantity of this superior Wine has been secured for the undersigned, and the first shipment of BOO cases has arrived, by the steam ship Olympus, direct from the cellars of the well known house of Messrs. DE VENOGB & CO., at Epernay, France. The present invoice will introduced into this market at the very low of TWENTY DOLLARS PER CASE OF QUARTS payable in curreift:y, which is much below its cost. The snperior quality of this Wine is guaranteed, and it is offered with confidence of its approval by connoisseurs. Orders for one or more eases may be addressed, by letter or oth^wis^, to the undersigned. WM. HENRY WARD, Wine and Fruit Dealer, No. 7 Broad street, near Wall, New York. api-3Qt WHITE VIRGIN WAX OF ANTILLES?A new French Cosmetic for beautifying^ whitening, and preserving the Complexion. It is the most wonderful compound of the age. There is neither chalk, powder, magnesia, bismuth, or tale in its composition, it being composed entirely of pure Virgin Wax?hence its extraordinary qualities for preserving the skin, making it soft, smooth, fair, and transparent. It makes the old appear young, the homely, handsome; the handsome, more beau tiful , and the most beautiful divine. Price 2B and 60 cents. HUNT'S BLOOM OF RUSES, a most perfect color for the cheeks or lips, does not wash off or injure the skin. Price 26 cents and Jl. HUNT'S COURT TOILET POWDER, for whitening and preserving the skin. Price V5 and 60 cents. Manufactured by HUNT & Co., 41 South Eighth street, Philadel Ehia. None genuine unless the name of " Hunt & o " is blown on the bottles. For sale at A. CROYEAU'S, 171 Baltimore street. Baltimore, and W. B. ENTWISLK, corner Twelfth street and Pennsylvania ave., Washington D. C. apl-3m JAPP1NESB OR MISERY \-THAT IS THE QUESTlCt&.?The proprietors of the "PARI CABINET OF WONDERS, ANATOMY,and * * ? ? ..JUa. nf H' SIAlft'Amniii MEDICINE," have determined?regardloss of ex pense?to issne, free, (for the benefit of suffering humanity,) four of their moat instructive and in teresting Lectures on Marriage and Its qualifica tions. Nervous Debility, Premature Decline, In digestion, Weakneas, Depression, or ignorance of Physiology and Nature's Law These invaluable lectures have been the means of enlightening and saving thousands,and will be forwarded i'rueuti the receipt of four stamps, by addressing Scarttary Parisian Calimt of Anatomy and Mtiicim, 263 Broadway. New York. Ju 13-ly QOCOA MATTING AT PRIVATE SALE. We have Just received from the importers for private sale, ten thousand yards of Cocoa Matting, different widths, at our furniture warerooraa, in the rear of our auction jeoms. . ?? W. L. WALL & CO., Auct'rs and Commission Merchants, south corner Pa. av. and Oth st am. On B$x tut rxxroix A Odsb.? Ingredientsi arc purely vegetable. It is ? pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor, and carried In the vest pocket vtthost fear al , Oiraalarsfrec. Price J. BBOMfBj, successor t "Sl stnoVst.TfhflJdeljhU, taAin WaSting lOCKNAL or TBI DISCOVKRY 0? Till J Source of the Nile. By Capt. John Speke; 1 f bauck tatlob TRAVELERS' DIRECTORY. BALTIMORE \ND OHIO RAILROAD. Oa and after Sunday, Apri 110th, 1864, Daily Trains will be mn between Washington and New York and Washington and the Weet, as follows : FOE PHILADELPHIA, NEW TOBK, AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7J8 am.ll.Uaa, 5.20 9 m, except Sunday. _ - On Sunday at5.20* m for PHILADELPHIA,and 7.80 pm for NEW YORK. Passengers for Philadelphia will take notice tfcat the 6 JO p m train is the laust tram daily for Phila delphia. She train at 7.SO P m does not go to Philadelphia, and ie for New York passengers txolurictly. FOR BALTIMORE Leave Washington at 6.30 a m, 7 30 a m, 11.15 a m, S.00 p m, 4.30 p ?>, 8JB V a, and 8.90 p m, except Sundays. On Sundays at 7 JO a m, and 3 and 8.30 p m. FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. Leave Washington at 8.30 a m, and 3 and 8 JO P m daily, except Sunday. On Sunday, at 3 and 8.30 p m, only. FOR WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH. Leave Baltimore at 3.48, 4.20,7,9 and 10 a m, and 3.30,4.40 and 7.60 p m, daily, except Sunday. On Sunday, at 3.41 and 4.30 a m and 3.80 p m, onlp FOR ANNAPOLIS. Leave Washington at 8 JO a m, and 3 and 4.30 p daily, except Sunday. No Irain for Annapolis on Sunday. _ . sleep ing car can be secured until 5 am,daily,at the Ticket Office; after that hoar they must be secured of the sleeping car conductor. The first and fourth trains from Washington stop at all way points. for further information, tickets of every kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. KOONTZ, Agent at Wash ington Station, or at the Ticket office. W. P. 8M\TH, Master of Transportation. L. M. 06LB, General Tfcket Agent. ap 11 tf ViltH Itstci 10-40 Lean* OOOKB A CO., 4*9 Fifteenth Street, RlOSIVS SUBSGBIPTIOXS POS TH? NEW NATIONAL LOAN authorised by act of March 8. 1884, and known as TEN-FORTY BONDS, being redeemable at the pleasure of the Govern ment, after ten years, and payable forty years from date in coin, bearing interest at PIVB PIB CENT A YEAR, payable on bonds not over $100 annually, and on large bonds semi-annually, IN COIN. The COUPON BONDS will be issued in *50, |K>0, 1500, and 11,000. The REGISTERED BONDS will be issued in $50, 1100, *500, *1,000, W 000, and f10,000. These are the only gold-bearing securities of th Government now procurable at par, and, yielding at prwent value of coin OVBB BIGHT PBB OBNT PBB ANNUM, ofTer a very desirable investment for large or small sums. We Buy and Sell, at market rates, GOVERNMENT BONDS, OF ALL ISSUES, TREASURY NOTES, CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, and COIN, and pay the highest prices for QUABTBKUASTBB'S OBBTIFIOATB CHECKS. mn :?-tf ~jat cooke * co. N BW YORE AND WASHINGTON STEAMSHIP COMPANY, The Screw Steamship* BALTIMORB, SALVOR, BMPIBB, JAMBS B, GREEN. AMD FAIBBANKB eompose the llM of this company, leaving foot Wall street. New York, and foot High street, Georgetown, every Wednesday and Saturday, MORGAN A RH1NBHART, Agts., fe 28-Sm Foot High st.. Gorge town. 1 000 ARTILLEBY HORSES WAITED AT Qf 1 ci 0/ CTiitfQvarUrmasUr, Depot of Washington, I WA8HIMGT0N, D. C., April 11,18*>4. \ 1.000 HORSES, suitable for Artillery service, will be purchased at thin depot, by the undersigned in open market,from date until May 11,18S4, in lots of one to tifty, at one hundred and sixty-flve dol lars (9166) per animal; each animal to be subjected to the usual Government inspection before being accepted. Horses to be delivered to, and inspected by, Cap tain C. H. Tompkins, A. Q. M., U. 8. A., corner of Xid and G streets, Washington, D. C. D. H.RUOKER, Brigadier General and Chief Ouartermaster, ap 11-27? Depot of Washington, D. O. RAVEL ROOFS! GRAVEL ROOFSII G H. C WILSON A CO,, successors to J. P. Walker Sc 8on, Washington, I). C. manufacture? of IM PROVED FIRK and WATERPROOF FELT, CE MENT and GRAVEL ROOFS. Office?161 22(1 street, below Pa. avenue. Orders may be left at office Mutual Insurance Company, 7th street and Lomigiana avenue, or address to Post Office Box 534. All work executed promptly and on the most reasonable terms, and warranted. Repairs made promptly. mh ll-3m* OULDINGSI . MOULDINGS!! MOULDINGS!!! The undersigned is now prepared to execute or 4*rs for any style or quantity of WOOD MOULD INGS, of superior finish and workmanship. Car penters and builders wonld do well to call and examine quality of work, Ac., before ordering elsewhere. By energy, promptness and good work manship I hope to merit a share of^ubH patron - aee' Excelsior Moulding Mill, ap7-lm* cor. 13th and C sts.. Washington. r|M> TAB J4UBIOAL PUBHO.-J. M. STIFF, JL Piano Tuner and Repairer, would respect fully announce to his friends and the musical pub lis generally that by leaving their orders at Mr. W. B. BNTWISLB'S Drag 8 tore, corner ot Penn. avenue Mi mh streets they will ho prompt ly and satisfactorily attended to. Orders from the country also attended to by ad drMitny to Washington Post Office. talMn* jyj ASSJY COLLINS * CO.B PHILADBLPHIA DBAUGHT ALB AND POBTBB, 1 am now reeeiving large quantities of DBAUGHT ALB and POBTBB from this celebrated Brewery, which 1 am prepared to ftftnieh on short notioe to all persons who will favor me with their orders. Satisfaction guarantied. Orders given to my driven will be promptly at tended to. Goods delivered In all parts of Washington and Georgetown, free of charge. TermsQuA on delivery. BILBY A. SHINN, Agent. Union Bottltnt Depot. &7 Green st./ ap'8-t Georgetown, D. O. JlfONlT.I MONBYI MONBYI M. K. WALSH A CO., /OV LICENSED PA WNBROKERS, A A Ho. 999 0 street, between 9th and 10th sta.. Near the Varieties. Money advanced on Gold and Silver Watches Diamonds, Ladies and Gentlemen's Wearing Ay parel. Ac. Ae. 8a ll-8n ROOFING IBLTI B00fINQ H. O. WILBON A CO., foot or Ho Br. West, Wiskrotob, 9,0.. Manufacturers of BOOFINO FBLT, DBY AND TABBBD SHEATH ING. ROOFING CBMBNT and LAMP BLACK, FBLT AND CBMBNT, Wholesale and Retail. Dealers supplied on the most liberal terms. Factory?Foot of fld street west, Office?1*19d street, below Pa. avenue. mh ll-3m ? PhAKMS MOH0*.] [rauois a, ?Og0>. MOHUN A SON, SUOOBSSOSB TO J. Tx LlHlU*, LUMBER DEALERS, Canal, Between 12IA and 13th Streets, Washington, D. 0. The undersigned having purchased the Lumber Yard of Mr. Jno. T. Lenman, are now prepared to furnish Lumber of all kinds at the market rates* They desire to call attention to their large stock which consists in part of the following hinds; Abeut 100,000 feet Walnut, all thicknesses, 100,000 fept X Poplar, prime, 100.000 " Oak acd Ash, various siaes, 1,000,000 feet Scantling and Joist, all lengths, 1,000,600 " White Pine Culliags, W0,000 M u Flooring, Also, a large guantity of all other kinds of Lumber mh 18 3m MOHUN A BON. 486 0VAL PICTURB FRAMESi 4g(j 499-~-. NEW STOCK.- ? 4St> Just received the richest, handsomest and most varied stock ot Gilt and Dark Wood Oval Picture Frames in the District. These goods are warrant ed to be gilded with gold leaf and of superior work nianabip. Also, a beautifill assortment of Card Visits Frames of foreign and domestic manufacture. All ???d???"?"*" No. 486 7th street, eight doors above ap 1-lmir Odd Fen?ww? Hal). r a xuep RECEIVKB. OU ROLLS 4-4 White and Chech CANTON MAT TINGS, Qrat importation, Also, l.noo yards *4, 5 4, 8-4 and 8 4 FLOOR OIL CLOTHS of various^Hey I r ^ my 4-6t 369 7th street, bet. I and K sis. D* JOHN STOW, lurmoi ?-sftfcaraf1. for IMP1UD1N01. tutur in Bix Hotnt / *e IWia#.' 'KrfiiESES . e<Mr?) Debil nwjWNwi i of tke He*rt, Uinor, Low SpIrita.G on fusion of 5S? ......... -.^wsssri&a Dimneaarf 81gktor?Uddineaa. Diaeaaeof tke nL, IbroU Mom or Bkln, Afleettoau of the Utv, dera ui noinl _ _ Tittlai tk*a th? ?b?h' nt litm to tk? I Blyaaua, blighting tnelr mwt brilliaat hopee of antioipationa, *c., Imi etima of Ion latellect, who might otharwiae Ut? MbuMd lio teaing Senates with the thaadera of eloeeenot.* waked to ?utWT the UTiag lyre, maycall witkfaB Bapeelallv, who have heeome the rle . _ taryVioe,tkat dreadful aad deatraative habit wkick ,VO thtfUMdJ Of ?52ZS&, a iinawsksfir&fisSLst. ?u.?? ? Aversion to Society, wTDiitrut, Itfve Of BoU tade, Timidity, jj MmniU Pws?m. or T?jn? maaeoatemplatta marriage, aware of FhydMu Weekneaa. Qliiatt Debility, ffaating of theOrgana, Deformfttee, *e. sfcoula ayyly immediately. ? _ ?He who plaeea hlnaelf under tho eare of? . J J ^sasasfiVo .jasa1/"01 Br Dr. Johnatoa'a marveloua treatment, WMk aeaa of theOrgaaa ie ifjedUy eared tad lSlAKw restored. Thousands of the most aervoua, dehCJ Uted aad impptoat, who had lost aU hope, hm been immediately relieved. All Impedimenta to m \rriage, Physical or Mental DisqaallfleatioBs^Losa of Prooreative Power, Bcr ~ iMi erwi UMSUVa?lUUD|?VSI VI A 4VWWIMT< you Irritability ,Tremblinaa. aad We haastioa of tho most fearful kiad, ap< DB. r'OHWBTON, Member of the Boyal College of Bargeoaa, Tioa doB, Graduate from oae of the most eminent OoT. leges 1b the United Btates. aad the grea' a part of whose life has beea apent \a the horpT W don, Paris, Philadelphia and elsewhere, some of the moat asioaiahiag cures tha known; many troubled with riagiag I and ears when asleep .great Berreuaaeas at redden aonnda, oashfulneas. wit. blushing. attended sometimes with d< of mlad were i ended sometimes wl 1 .ro who have lajured themaelvee by a eertala pratrHee Indulged 1b when alone?a habit frequently learMd from evil compfcniona. or at sehaol, the effeeta of whieh are alghily felt, evea when asleep, aad if aoQ cured readers marriage impossible, aad deatron both mind Aad body, ahoald Vpply lmmediaUl^r What a pity that a young man, the hope of in mntry and darling of hila - aatehed from ail tho proanec Ufa by the conaeeueuee of day of nature aad iadal^s| la a oertaia aeeret habit. sountry aad darling of hfs parents, should he ? ,tched from ail tho prospects aad eajoymeate of by the ooaaeenenee of dsriatloa from the pstt _ tatare and indalging la a oertaia aeere" ' Bach pereoaa mua^^^oontemplatiag refiect that a sound mind aad bods are the aeoeaaary requisites to promote ooaaabial kappl mi indeed, without these the Jottruey throuah Life beoemea a weary pilgrimage; le proepeet hourly darken a to the view: the mlad iseemso shadowed with deapalr aad filled withlthe melaa* oholy refleetioBa that the happiness or aanthsr IB blighted with oar owa. _ DISEASES OF IMPR VDENCE. Whea the misguided and Imprudent rotary at pleasure finds beans Imbibed the aeedaof thlspata* ral disease, It often happens that an Ill-timed aeaee of shame or dread of discovery deters him from ay ? mw VI tfssvtasse sssiu woaigyssn fivioiiwiii WBV| Incapable of curiae, filch his pecuniary tubstaaeo, keep him trifllag month after moath, or as loa? ao the amalleat fee eaa be obtaiaed, aad la despair Aflhctiona of leave him with ruined health to aigh over h; la* disappointment; oj, by the aae of that poiaon. mercury, hasten the constitutional toma of this terrible diaeaee such aa Aflact the Head, Throat, Noae, Skin, eto., proareaaiaa wfth frightful rapidity aotil death pnta aa ead to hla dreaiaful sufferings by sending aim to tkat ua discovered ooaatry r ">m wkose bourne ao traveler returns. _ 09*101 7 BOUTH a&lDMEIOK STRUT, left hand side coin# rron Baltimore street, a few doors from the ooraer. Pail not to observe i and number. ?7~No letters received unless post-paid aad tain in g a stamp to be need on the reply. Parsons writing should state age. and send portion of " vertleement describing armptoma. Tht Dr.'s Diploma hangs in Ms Qfiu. INBOBBBMBMI OP THB PUBS. The many thousand a cured at this instil within the iaat twenty yeara, and the aameromo Important Surgical Operations performed by Br, Johnston, witaeaaed by the reportera of "The Baa" and many other papers, notioea of wkieh have ap* fsdred aga a and again before the publlo besldefl is standing as a gentleman of character and re sponsibility, is a anificient guarantee to tha af? C SKIX DISEASES SPEEDILY CURED* 3a g-ly gKCRET DISEASES I SECRET DISEASESl 8AMARI T~A* N ' S GIFT SAMARITAN*8 GIFT1 THE MOST CERTAIN REMEDY EVER USED. "Yes, A Positive Cure;' for GONOBIKEA, GLEET, STRICTURES, 4c. Contains no Mineral, no Balaam, no Mercury. Only Ten FiUfto be Taken to Effect a Cure. They are entirely vegetable, having no smell ner sny unpleasant taste, and will not in any way In lure the stomach or bowels of the most,delicate. Cures in from two to four days, and recent eases in "twenty-four hours." Prepared by a graduate of the University ofPennsylvania. one of the most eminent Doctors and Chomists of the present day. KO EXPOSURE, NO TBOUBLK, MO CHANGE WBfcTETBR. Let those who have despaired of getting cured, or who have been gorged with Balsam Copavia, or Mercury, try the SAMARITANS GIFT. Sent by mail in a plain envelope. Price?Male packages, $2. Female S3. BLOOD I BLOOD M BLOOD IF SCROFULA, VLCKRt, SORES, SPOTS TETTERS, SCALES, BOILS, SYrill LIS OR VENEREAL DISEASES, ?Cc. SAMARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICES Is offered the public as a positive cure. SYPHILIS OR VENEREAL DISEASES, the SA MARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICE, ia tho most potent, certain and effectual remedy ever prescribed; it reaches and eradicates every particle of the venereal poison,Fothatthecure is thorough and permanent. Take then of this purifying reme dy and be healed, and do not transmit to your pos terity that for rti 'n a*"ter Jeara. Although you may be pronouneed incurable, the SAMARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICES will remove every vestige of impurities from tho Bystem, as well ats all the bad effects of Mcrcury. FEMALES! PEMALE8 M In many affections with which numbers of Fe males suffer, the ROOT AND HERB JUICES i8 moat happily adapted, in Ulcerated Uterus, io Whites, in bearing down. Falling of the Womh, Debility, and for all complaints incident tot*Wfc*er. Sent by express. Price Si a bottle, or S bottles for $5. SAMARITAN'S CHANCRE WASH. Price 2a cents. Full directions. DESMOND & CO., Box 151 Philadelphia Port Office. Sold by S. CALVERT FORD, corner of 11th and Pa. avenue. HENRY COOK. Alexandria. may 6-tf TRIESEMAR?Protected by Royal Letters Pat ent of England, and secured by the seals of the Ecole de Pharmacie de Paris, and the Imperial College of Medicine, Vienna. Triesmar No. 1 ia the effectual remedy for Relax ation, Spermatorrhoea, and Exhaustion of the Sys tem. Triesmar No. 2 has entirely superseded the nauseous use of Copavia, Cubebs, ice. Triesmar No. 3 is the infallible remedy for all Impurities and Secondary Symptoms, thus obviating the use of mercury and all other deleterious ingredients. Each preparation iB in the form of a most agree able Lozenge. Secured from effects of climate and changes of atmosphere, in tin cases, at S3 each, or four ?3 cases in one for S9, and in S27 cases, thue KavinzS9. Divided in separate doses as adminis tered oy Valpeau, Sallemande, Roux.&c., &c. Wholesale and retail by Dr. BARROW, No. P94 Bleecker street, New York. To be bad also of S. C. FORD, No. 290 Pa ave. corner Ilth street. mar 9--Sin* YC O N F I D EN T IAL. OUNG MEN who have injured themselvea bp certain secret habits which unlit them for bueirfesa, pleasure, or the dutiea ?f married life; also middle aged or old men, who, from the follies of youth or other causes, feel a debility in advance of their years, before placing themselveB under the treat ment of any one, should first read "THE SECRET FRIEND." Married Ladies will learn something of importance by peruamg"The Secret Friend." Sent to any address, in a sealed envelope ou re ceipt of Ten Cents Address Da. CHAS. A. STEWART k. CO., de 14-iy Boston, Mas*. Adams express company, OFFICE &14 PA. AVENUB, Washmstcn, D. C. GP.EAT EA8TERN, NORTHERN, AND WEST ERN EXPRESS FORWARDERS. MERCHANDISE, MONEY,, JEWELRY. VALU ABLE3, NOi'ES, STOCKS. BONDS, ic.. Forwarded with SAFfeTY AND DISPATCH to all ? ? Thxa Company i in the . , ? EST. Its principal offices are WASHINGTON. D. 0.. NEW YORK, BOSTON PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE' CIN CINNATI, ST. LOUIS, LOUIS VILLE, LEXINGTON. Connections are made at New Yotk and Boston, with lines forwarding to the CANADA8 and the BRITISH PROVINCES and other steam?hip line to LIVERPOOL, SOUTHAMPTON and HAVRE, and tbcnce by European exprewws to all prominent commercial towns in Great Britain and tue Couti U Collection of NOTES, DRAFTS, and BILL S made at all accessible parts of the United Kates. C. C. DUNN, Agent, de 23 Washington,'D. 0.

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