Newspaper of Evening Star, May 17, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 17, 1864 Page 4
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TH E EVENING STAR Gradation* it? The "Hound Tabb*" t!'l? week, has an ad mirable amd* on if** subject of mourciug babtlitnen?s, especially tfiosi* bv whi.-h lady mourners express the different decrees of their sorrow,?and of which means of proclaizniug oors onr sex are deprived. The writer says, Ln a fine vein of bitter irony:? ?? We men have no such opportunity to ex press sense ofonr bereavement in .'inelaborate way. Our tailors uniform us ln funereal black, onr ckepeliers encircle our nata with crape, and Itsere a>. eud. A widower cannot advertise the freshnt* s or staleuess of his sad condition by his clothes. It is impossible to jud^ of the state of his feelings from his hue. In Jact the las'*- ui mankind iu this country runs so gener ally to black that it is only now and then that affliction finds one of us in motley. In nine <a*es out of tea, all we require to put us in fnli mourning Is a weed round the beaver. 0.nDot this be remedied! Why should there not b" sorrow stores for the stupider sex ! Is there any just reason why lonely rren should not be put through a course of French grays and puces and lavenders as well as women T Ilo not onr griefs become flue by degrees and beautifully less In the earn - way as those of the queers of creation ? Certainly they do. Then ?-t the progress of the sequence be made mani fest in our coats and vests and pantaloons. I^et us htive the gradations of fading melan choly denoted by our hat cinctur?s, so that the public, and more particular the angelic portion of it, may understand how we are gKttiug alone with our tribulations. How can the fair creatures know, under present cir cumstances, whether an unfortunate widower bus just been plunged into inconsolability, or 1.v emerging from it. in a lively and approach able frame of mind * Who can ?av how many, many male mourners of nearly ayear's stand ex mny have missed eligible ofTers this blessed leap ye^r, on account of the forbidding char acter of their sable snits and love-repulsing bat bHida? We submit to society the propriety of a sliding-scale of funereal habiliments for meu. Nothing can succeed in this world with out advertising, net even grief. Who will take a store on Broadway and open a dry goo^s tribulation shop for "bereaved masculini ty r* An * ttnnpt Agninst Atlanta. [From the Kaleixh Progress.j The Iialton correspondent ol the Atlanta Register avers that the programme of the Abo lition Government of the pending spring cam paign has been fixed beyond doubt, and, ac cording to all indications, will oj-en with a grand demonstration in an attempt against Atlanta. The movement of troons on the part of ihe enemy, and all his preparations, point plainly in that direction. It is known that the concentration of the enemy's forces in the direction of Chattanooga it greater than on the Potomac, and there is more activity there than at the latter point. The foregoing is exactly in accordance with onr vte-we, expreFsed in this paper a few days apo. Whatever appearance of attack upon Lee, or on North Carolina, the enemy may keep up. we canno' rid of the impression or pre sentiment that "On to Atlanta" is now his watchword. We know our opinion in such matter is worth but little, nor won'.d weobtrude it en any one presumptuously, but still eur cpinion if. tbat while the "On to Richmond" is but a feint, the "On to Atlanta" is a reality. TIm' Niitiouiil Hoolfstoro 8till Ahead. ? The snt s<-riVier having lately returned from the Boston, Philadelphia, and N? w York Sprius Trsde Sales, invite tin- attention of Sutlers. Peddlers, snd the public generally, to his l.irgo and splendid st?.""lt of BOOKS, STATIONERY, AND FANCY ARTICLES, consisting in part of BOOKS, ol" all si/.e<, kinds nnd styI?*-j. BIBLES. PRAYER BOOKS. PRESENT \TION BOOKS. SCRAP BOOKS. BLANK BOOKS, PHOTOGRAPHIC AI.BUMS in endles* variety, all styles and pru'in. PI A H I FS. MEMOR AN HUM BOOKS. CAP. NOTE and LETTER PAPERS, of all style* and qualities, to suit the tiiue-i. ENVELOPES, Plain, Fancy and Wedding, all sixes. PA P EH NOV Elg* by the thousand or sins'0 one. PENKNIVES. RAZORS. SCISSORS. BRl'SHES, COMBS, SOAPS, COLOGNES, PER?I M?RY. CHESS, CHECKER, BACKGAMMON andCRIB BAUE BOARDS. WRITING RESKS, PORTFOLIOS, ant WORK ! BOXES. I PLAYING CARDS, GAMES, GOLD PENS, PEN- j I I LS, etc., etc. Ot CARD PHOTOGRAPHS we offer the largest i ar.d prettiest assortment ever before ofT?' r*'d in ! this market?over 5.<ri0 varieties, plain and beau- ' tifully olor?d. A !a:#e assortment of the 7 by 9 PHOTO- ' GRAPHS, for framing. Also ."-'i.rr.i ihi ng Entire]y N< '.v? The L:irg ? C A RI NET clZEl'OTOGRAPHS,: r lru:;iiaS; beautiful pi'ni)" Ajjint 'or T- r A; ?" > '* Celebrated \MRRO TYPES. At! of wh?- h we off. r (it creat indnceni^n'-to the trade, Sutle:?, P. d Her* >Vc.,Ac. (jive us aCu.Il, at W I LI.l All P. Rll HSTEIVS NATIONAL BOOKSTORE. '.*?*? PeNNSVI.V AM! ? AVVNltB, between Eleventh and Twe!t:h ?'nvts, Washington. D. O. N B ?Anothe- ?ip|.|v of Ri,h--tein"-' N"w Guide Book to Washington. nt ?liolesule and retail, tnv 14-eolin STAGE LINE - From and aft?r Wednesday, May 11.* DAIL V LINE of Stasis wiil run fr> m the Pennsylvania House on C street. Washington . ty, a -J t-7 V follow.-: ToSunattsville, T.B ,Beentwwn,Urna town, Htijjhsville, O. Hall, Chnptuo, ft. C. Bay, and le< u?r<.P?wn. and return datlv. Th" line to Pi?cat??ay. Duflield and Port Tobacco will run as heretofore, every Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day. A. F. KIMVELL. Agent. Washington city. May 9, lSfil. my J iiu* ^ARRIAUES AND HARNESS FOHTsALET Just received and for sale, of the very^ate?t styles, six Sbijslng Top. six Plain Top. and five No-Top BUGGIES ; twelves Light One U. r<e CARRIAGES and two Brett" Thirty set" Single and twenty sets Double HAR NESS, some extra sine. A'?o on hand, a number cf ?"corjd bi"d CAR RIA'IE^ THOMAS YOUNG, ap23-'m No. 409 Pennsylvania aven-ie. YY' O 0 D FOR S A L E~ The sohscriber has a quantity os superior sea soned OAK WOOD being delivered from the coun try daily in lots ot haltcordi and upwards at $9 rr card. All orders left at the Post Office or 4""t> <treit addressed to the subscriber w;ll meet with prompt attention. . my 1J t* W H. FREAR. Asent. T NOTICE HI Tr red having bought the premises known as toe Oyster Bay Rouse at Georgetown. Corner Bridge and Montgomery streets,now called the "'New Jiir>a," respectfully announce to their frienda that they will always have on hand a Sne assortment of Wints, Liquors, Cigars, Jtc,, A a., and have ah>o Vuruished Rooms to rent. 0.RENnHAm, H. FARNHAM, ap 58-Iw* Proprietors. IB A B E V BRIDGE. scccs^aoas to CHARLESS. FOWLER tc. CO. IMPORTERS. WHOLSSALB AID 1STAIL DBALISS I* CHINA.GLASS AND EARTHEN WARE. floa Cutlary, Plated Ware. Roll Metal Gcods. Ice Pitchers. Block TinOooos, Tin Chamber Seta. Javacncd Waiters, Water Coolers, Etbsrial and Solar Lamps Goal Oil Lamps, Lan tern*, Stone Vara, Ac., Ac., Ac. Goods Packed aed Delivered In this City aad Georgetown free of chars*. ?<>4 (Odd Fellows' Hall) Ssvsnth ?t . tnyleoly Washington. CLABIYIED OiDBBI olab:fied cider :i I har? Just raeeiv?d per achoiaere ' Goorge 3. Adarcs^and "J W./'froia B->tnn a iarge snprly of Pure Maacachasetts 0LAR1FI K!) CIDER,which I otter for sale at the lowest market price, in quan tities to suit purchasers Hotel krepers, uttlare and all others in want of a pwue aitieia ot Clier are invitai to Ok-1 and ex ai.ue before purchaJ'uf eueeLeiS. BI*KY A. SHINM, Caioo BottUnx D?vot, ft? Grt en at., Georgetown. D. P. 5 IV! B. ? Attention, company;-clarks on Gl'ENT?A Pr'r-vful Ea*b packet warranted to p-<->dnce a full set of Whiskers or Moustaches in six upon the ?mi>?taest face without stain or injury to the skin. Any person aairg this OrguenT and finding it not as repre sented ( by inform" g me of the fa;t,/ can have their money re'urned 'v them at auy time withia three taonths from day of purchase. Price 51. Sont seskied and postpaid to any addre's on receipt of the money. Address A. C. CLARK, P. 0. Drawer 11^, Albany. N. Y. apJ7-lm tIN 1TE D STATES SERVICE M AG A/1N EM AY J !Ni4. 30 cents. Cv stists : On Saltpetre; Three Months Aronnd Charleston Bar; Practical Campaigning. Military Ri?ht-> ard Duties of Medieal ufficers in Ttie l.and Furcee, llcmes for B;s.-harsed iLvaliU Soldiers; Organization of the O. S. Artillery: <?en. M'Clel lao'i Campaisns; The S??U*m of Commutation in the Army; Notes on N?w Book*; EiiU-r's Spe.-ial Department, Official Intelli gen ce. iny 5 ' FRANCK TAITOK LIME1 LIME' LIME!?I am now prepared to deliver freah burnetl POTOMAC LIME. pr(?. aared from my new Flame Kiln, without conung in contact with the fuel. 8. D. CASTLEMAN. E'fa Line Kiln. ?.? 27 4m Pa av and RocX Creek Bridge. 8AAA BC^HELS ST. UBES SALT tUUlF i,(M> bushels Turks Island Salt 4,?w> sacks Liverpool G. A. Salt 1 .W do do fine Salt Afloat and in store. For sale in lots to suit pur chasers. i. TI10E. DAVIS. 83 Water street, ap 15-lm* Georgetown. D. O. PIE SAl l-Aj jajr of yoang handsome bsy car riage HORSES, well broke and flne travelers fcr no fault. For particulars apply at this ?Cce o *3t' War Department, Adjutant 9eneraTt OJIce,) Washington, March 17,1964. J Afl applications for leaves of abeenoe or per mission x> visit Washington mnst be addressed to Hajor General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and must specif^ the business for which the offlcer 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 Towwswn*, Assistant Adjutant General Headquarters Military District of WaikingUm, ) Washington, D. O., February IS, 18?. I General Orders No. 3.?Col. T. faigraham, 38th Massachusetts volunteers, is hereby detailed as Provost Marshal of the Military District of Washington. He will be respected and obeyed accordingly. By command of Brig. Gen. Martin dale. John P. Shbbbc&ws, fe Assistant Adjutant General. EDUCATIONAL. M FEMALE SCHOOL. RS. MARIA. 0. McCORMICK, lste of Alexan dria, Va.. having removed her school to Gam bridge. Md., is prepared to receive four or five pirls, as boarding pupils, in her family. Their intellectual, domestic and moral training will re ceive her most assiduous care. Her success, while for years engaged, in Alexandria, in educating girls, is well known to all old residents of that town. Parents in this vicinity who desire further In the Washington Star. Her terms for board, tu ition, Ac., are moderate. Cambridge, Md., where she has recently located her school, is one of the healthiest and most de lighttul villages in the Union, and has about it no attribute whatever except such aR a prudent and solicitons parent will approve in selecting a local ity in which to havaadaughter thoroughly edu cated and trained for future usefulness, _ap av-dlm BROOKYILLE ACADEMY ?Students received at any time and charged from date of entrance. Address R. K. BURNS, sp 26-eolm* Brookville, Montgomery co., Md. DENTISTRY. ^RJKAL DISCOVERY IN DKNTISTBY. Teeth Ertracud without Pain with tht Muhrits oj _ . Orygtn. I would advise all persons having teeth to ex tract to call at Dr. LEWIE'S office, and have them taken out by this new^ and harmless process. Also call andC examine the Doctor's new and im proved method of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If you once see the great improvement in his teeth you will have them in no other style than this new fii? Taluable one. No. 242, Pa. avenue, between 12th and 13th streets. novia 8. R. LEWIE, M. P., Dentist. M. __ TEETH. ? L00MI8, M. D .the Inventor and Patentee of the MINERAL PLA'rE TEETH, at- , tends personally at his officu in this/ city Many persons can wear thesev teeth wko cannot wear others, and no person can wear others who cannot wear these. Persons calling at my office can be accommodated with any style and price of Teeth they may desire, bnt to those who are particular and wish the purest, cleanest, strongest, and most perfect denture that art can nroduce, the MINERAL PLATE will be more fully warranted. Booms in this city?No 338 Pennsylvania avenue between 9th and loth streets. Also, 907 Arch st? Philadelphia. mar4-ly PERSONAL. MR*. I?. SMITH, an excellent Clairvoyant and Test Medium, 232 Fourth street, five doors above I street, examines diseases, heals by mag netism, sees your dead and living friends, tells character, gets names, reads the future, has great sympathy for the aflticted. Hours from 10 a. ni. to ?s P m- my IH jVIEDICAL.?Magnetism and Electricity is cnr l'l ing chronic and acute diseases when all other treatments fail. MRS. WREN.449 K st? _ ? between 6th and 7th, Washington. P. !?. Ladies attended and boarded during con finement. ap 13 lm* ^ RAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLARS Have 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 sll other collars. The cravat causes no puckers on theinsideof the tarn down collar; they are as 8M00TH INSIDE AS OUTSIDE, and therefore perfectly free and ea?y to the neck. The Garotte Collar has a smooth and evenly fin ished edge on both sides. These Collars are not simply fiat pieces of paper cut in the form of a collar, but are MOLDED ANDSIIAPED TO FIT THE NBCK. They are made in "Novelty," (or turn-down style;) in every half size from 12 to 17 inches, and in " Eureka," (or Garotte.) from 13 to J7 inches; and packed in " solid sizes" in neat blue cartone, con.aining 100 each; also in smaller ones of ten each?the latter a very handy package for travelers army rnd navy officers. KjTEYERY COLLAR is stamped " GRAY'S PATENT MOLDED COLLAR." Sold by all dealers in men's furnishing goods. The trade supplied by WALL, STEPHENS 8c CO., apU 322 Pa. avenue, Washington, P A P E RHAN G 1 X G S . A great variety of ENTIRELY NEW STYLES Adapted to PARLORS. DINING ROOMS. HALLS, and CHAMBERS. Al?o, 5.000 YARDS CANTON MATTINGS, 1,000 YARDS FLOOR OIL CLOTHS, Our Mattings are unrivalled in this city, compris ing in part the famous Oowqua brand for parlors Oil Cloths from 3 to 12 feet wide, adapted to dinia rooms, ha'ils. Ac. A!_,o? WINDOW SHADES. BRASS CORNICES. PARLOR MATS. Ac Pap^r hung by skillful workmen, and all order promptly attended to. Give us a call and t-a from 10 to a? per cent. RIFFLE A FALCONER'S No. 34!* 7th street, between I street and ap 23-eo Mass. avenue. JMPORTANT TO SUTLERS SUTLERS WILL FIND 11. A. DOWNING & 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, 11. A. DOWNING A CO., Manufacturers of Concentrated Food No. 111 East ISth st., New York. For sale by BAKLOUR A SEMMES. Sole Agents, 65 Louisiana Avenue, *e My Washington. D. C. 0. W. BOTBl.BR. JSO. W. BOTBLII, C. W. HOTELER * SO*, IMPOST!**, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS in CHINA, QI ASS. AND CROCKERY WARE, TABLE CUTLERY. SILVER PLATES WARI, BK1TTANIA WARE. BLOCK TIN GOODS, TIN CHAMBER BITS, GOAL OIL LAMPS, JAPANNED WAITERS, DOOR MATT8. FEATHER DU8TEBB, BRUSHES, WOOD WARE, AND HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLES GENERALLY. */" HOUSES, HOTELS, AND STEAMBOATS FURNISHED AT SHORT NOTICE. 319, IRON HALL. PENNSYLVANIA AN EN US, fe 17-eofai between 9th and lotk sis. NEW ATTRACTION. A Vlrtt-tlaii Itirt In 7th Strc?t. I HAVE OPENED THE LARGEST, FINEST. AND CHEAPEST BOOT AND SHOE STORE ' US?**7 ot Washington, with a very sztentlTS LADIES' MISSES'. CHILDREN'8 GENTS, AN* BOYS BOOTS AND SHOES Of sjsry Style and Qnality, at i?. to .aitTVirr. Iwdf I fosENTH ?r TWy Mo. *17 m' rtr^^ntriSSiSJA^ Sd door above D street wMttrtfa SliC* tt of milit**y boots PI ANOS.?Great bargains in necond- hand Pi* ?u< Five second-hand Pianos, all in best__j^M^ order, will be sold very cheap upon easyEal^l monthly payments, to make room, at ;te"? (n jarereoms of W. d, .METZEROTT, sale agent of Sons'Pianos nod Maec? * iatnlin s CAouit OriMij syi PROPOSALS. '? I ?4.S LOl'DON A CO., CITI7FyS' AM MILITARY MERCHANT TAILOR, Metropolitan Hotel, < late Brotcn's,) 36ii Fennnsylvi fVBDNANCE office, \J War Dbpart*k?t, WxsnmoTON, May 4,18--4. Sealed Proposals will be received *t this Office nntil TUESDAY, the 24th day of May. 18<^, for 8 inch Columbiad Shell, to be delivered in the fol lowing quantities at the undernamed Arsenals, vii: At the Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts, 10,000 5 inch thell. __ At the Watervliet Arsenal, New Yfcrk.lO.OOD 8 inc>> shell. At the New York Arsenal, Governor's Island, New York, lS.WO 8-inch shell. At the Alleghany Arsenal. Pittsburgh, 10,000 8 ineh shell. , ' At the St. Louis Arsenal, Missonr., 5,000 8-incn shell. . \ These projectiles are to be made of the kind or metal, and inspected after the rules laid down in the Ordnance Manual, the tensile strength of the iron t? be not less than 14/XK) lbs per square inch. Drawings can be seen at any of the 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 must be made at the rate of net less than one-tenth (1-inth) of the whole amonnt contracted for per week. The first deliv ery to be made on the 15th day of Jime, 1864. failure to make deliveries at a specified time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at the time. Bidders will state explicitly the Arsenal or Ar senals where they propose to deliver, and the number of projectiles tney propose to deliver at each place, if for more than one. No bids will be considered from parties other than regular founders, or proprietors of works, who are known to this Department to be capable of executing the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer shells other than those cast in his own foundry, they will be reject eel, and the contract rendered null and void. Bidders will enclose with their bids the written acknowledgments of their sureties over their own signatures. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bond with approved securities for its faithful execution. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bios, if not deemed satisfactory J Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington. D. C, ' and endorsed " Proposals for S-inch Columbiad shells." GEORGE D. RAMSAY, my5-eotd Brig. Gen. Chief of Ordnance. RDNANCE OFFICE, War Department, Washington, May4,18?U. Proposals will be received by this Department until WEDNESDAY, May 25, at 4 P. M., for the de livery, at the following arsenals, of HORSE EQUIPMENTS, United States Cavalry pattern,as hereinafter specified: At the New York Arsenal, 15,000 sets. At the Frankford Arsenal, 2,i)00sets. At the Alleghany Arsenal, 5,(KK) sets. At the St. Louis Arsenal, 3,000 sets. These sets of Horse Equipments are to be fur nished complete, except the horse-brush, curry comb, lariat, picket-pm link, nose-bag, spurs wl straps, and blanket. The curb and watering bits, the mallear1" iron hardware, and stirrups, are to conform strictly in pattern and finish to those de posited at the arsenals above named. The trees arc to be of the regulation pattern, assorted sizes ?not less than 33* inches between the bars on the inside of the pummel, the side bars of hard white wood, or beech; the pummels and cantles of beech, well put together, all the irons one-tenth of an inch thick, and all let into thewood; to be covered with the best slaughtered cow hide; all other covering to be rejected. The trees are to be sub ject to inspection during all stages of their manu fasture, and if deemed necessary the leather to be inspected before rutting; but the final inspection will be made at the arsenals where delivered. Deliveries must be made in lotR of not less than one-tenth per week of the whole number con tracted for; the first delivery to be made on the 18th day of June, 1364. Fail ure to make deliveries at a specified tjme will subject Dhe contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. No bids will be considered from parties other than regular manufacturers, and such as are known to this Department to be fully competent to exe cute in their own shops the work proposed for. Bidders will enclose with their bids the written acknowledgments of their sureties, over their own signatures. Each party obtaining a contractu*!! be obliged to enter into bonds, with approve.! oureties, for its faithful execution. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified, and furnished with forms of con tract, and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids if not deemed satisfactory. Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington, I). C.," and wild be endorsed " Proposals fur Horso Equipments." ' GKORGE D. RAMSAY. myS-eotd Brig. Gen.. Chief oi Ordnance. pROPOSALS FOR COAL AND WOOD. Senate of the Uniteo State*, Ojfic of the Serxtani-at Arms, Washington, May 12. 1S64. Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until 12 o'clock noon on THURSDAY, the 2>fh instant, for the delivery in the vaults of the Senate wing ol the Capitol of one hundred tons (2.210 lbs. l of large Egg or Steamboat Furnace WHITE ASH COAL. The Coal to be of the best quality, thoroughly screened, and weighed by the Chief Engineer to the Senate, or his assistant, and to be delivered as above on or before the tith of June following. Preposals will also be received at the same time and place for the delivery of twenty cords of trie best PIN E WOOl), thoroughly seasoned, and to be delivered within the time and at the place for the delivery of Coal. The Coal and Wood to be packed away in the vaults as the Chiel Engineer shall direct. GEO. T. BROWN, my 13 Sergeant at Arms U. S. Senate. P MAYOR'S OFFICE, May 14. 18>4. ROPOSALS will be received at this office until 12 m. on Thursday, the !<?th instant, for trimming and gravelling Sixth street east, from Pennsylva nia avenue to G street south The gravel to be aine inches in the centre, tapering off to fouY inches toward the gutter line; to be well rolled with a heavy roller after gravelling and to be relieved of all boulders of an improper size, at the discretion ol the Commissioner of the Ward. No part of the appropriation w ill be paid until ? he work is approved bv the Commissioner and both Assistant Commissioners. Bidders will state the price per square yard for trimming and gravelling. W. 11. HAMILTON. Commissioner of the Kil'th Ward. W. A FLETCHER. Commissioner of the Sixth Ward. J0>EI'H T MITCHELL, J. H ME\I?, my Id dtTh Assistant Commissioners. P MAYOR S OFFICE, May U, 1864. ROPOSAI.S Will be received at the Mayor's office until 12 o'clock m. on Thursday, the a;th instant, f?r grading and graveling Sth street west, from Rhode Island aveuue to Boundary street. The 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 line when rolled. Bidders will state the price per cubic yard for grading and square yard for graveling. The supertluwus 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 the Commissioner and Astistarrts certifying that "the work has been done in a satisfactory manner an4 according to contract. WM RvTHERF'ORD. Commissioner of the Second Ward. JAMKS II SHREYK. Sr., WM. R McCHESNEY, my 12 td Asah'tatit Commissioners. P I JP J. HEIBEROE R. SUCCESSOR TO II. F. 1 L'nnn?ylvania avenue. oc 27-tf SVashington, D. C. ESTABLISHED 1**0 fj ISAAC HER7.BF.RG A SON f'iO.OOO to loan in all sums on Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds, Silver Ware, Ladies' and Gents' Wearing Apparel, and for the purpose ofJ enlarging our business, we bave erected aV warehouse, and we now make loans on Merchan dise, Furniture Ac.. at.our old established stand. No. 351 C st.. betw. 4>?' and 6th. rear of National Hotel. lmhl-3ml 1. HERZBERG A SON. IANOS.?A new assortment of Stein way A Sons', Raven A Bacon and Haines Brothers 1" w ri i y , Pianos have just been received at ourl warerooms. which we offer for sale at fac-' tory prices. We have also on hand several very :ood second-hand Pianos?one for $100, one for 12ti and one for f90. Purchasing for cash exclu sively, we are enabled to sell at lower prices than other nou?es. and upon easy terms. Sole agency of sw * ilubit.-. c$??0tpT?.EI>0Tt ap 26 Corner of Uth street and Pa. avenue. JOSEPH EEYNOLDS A CO, PLUMBERS, GAS, AND STEAM FITTERS, No. 600 Niith Strut, near avenue. Have just received, and will constantly keep on hand, the largest and best assortment in the city of Chandeliers, Bracket*. Drop Lights, Portables, Glass Globes, mica and other Bhaaes, and all arti cles in this line, from the best establishments in New York, Philadelphia, Ac., which will be sold on the most reasonable terms. Also, RANGES, FURNACES, and Fire-Board Stoves. We are prepared to famish the best RANGE in use anywhere, on very reasonable terms. Hotels. Restaurants. Ac.,are invited to call. We do all kinds of GAS and STEAM fittings promptly and cheap, as also everything in th? PLUMBING line in the most satisfactory manner. Call and see onr Bathing Tubs, fountains Water Closets, Wash-stands, Basins, Ac., Ac., at No. 300 Ninth street, near Pennsylvaniaavenas, the largest establishment in the city. f? 2-eotf HAUFT ON MILITARY BRIDGES, Cullum's Military Bridges. Sir Howard Douglas on Military Bridges: London. Duane's Manual for Engineer Troop*. Instruction Sur le Service et les Manoeuvres de Tequipaee de pont: Paris. Meuara?Fonts Militaires: Paris. Gauffier?Manuel des ponts etChaussees; 2 vols.: T ,ris. Haupton Bridge Constriction. Mabsn's Civil Engineering. my 9 FRANCE TAYLOR. ROOTS AND SHOES JD TO BUIT THE TIM? W? ars sow manufacturing all kinds of SOOTS aai "iflOES, snd constantly recaivia* a san p.'y of Eartera-mad* work of *ruj descrip. ??J tioa, mad* axpraia.y to order, and will bsfBl ?old at a much lower price than has beta* heretofore charged ia this city for ma?h Inferior arttote*. Fersoaa in want of BOOTS aad SHOES of Eastern or Olty-icade work, will always find a good assert meat ia store and at th? lowest prioes. Give as a tail. GiUf PIN A BROTHER, as *-tf 314 Peon. aveeo?, PROrOSALS. PROPOSALS FOR FORAGE. Cniwv Quartkrx astkr's Offiob, i WaBHTNGTOH DXPOT. Dec. 8, 1K1. 1 Sealed Propos*l? are invited by the undersigned for supplying the U. S. Quartermaster's De partmentj at Washington. D. C., Baltimore, Md.. Alexandria, and Fort Monroe, Va., or either of these places, with Hay., Corn, Oats and Straw. Bids will be received for the dehvery of 5,f>H) tmsbels of corn or oats and 50 tons of hay or straw, and upwards. Bidders must state at which of the above-named points they propcseto make deliveries, and the rates at which they will make deliveries thereat, the quantity ?f 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 good stout sacks, of about two bnshelseach. Oatsin like sacks of about three bushels each. The sacks to be fnrnished without extra charge to the Govenment. 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 nnder 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 th? interest of the Government 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 bid is accepted he or they will, within ten days thereafter, execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, to deliver the forage proposed in conformity with the terms of this advertismentj and in case the said bidder should fail to enter int? the con tract. they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidderand the next lowest respon sible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of a U. S. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. AU bidders 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 Brig. Gen. D. H. Rucker, Chief Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C.,and should be plainly marked "Proposals for Forage." Bonds, in a sum eqnal to the amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and both of his Juarantors, will be required of the successful bid er or bidders upon signing the contract. Blank forms 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 ana 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. 8,18t>3, the following articles, viz : bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel of 66 pounds bushels of Oats, in sacks, at per bushel of 32 pounds tons of Baled Hay, 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 , lb6?, and to be completed on or before the day of -, 136?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with the Lnited States, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after being notified that my bid has been accepted. Your obedient servant. Brigadier General D. II. Rcckbr, General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C. GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the County of , and State of , hereby, jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, ?HI guarantee in 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 samo with good and sufficient sure ties, in a sum equal to the amouut of the contract, to furnish the forage proposed in conformity to the terms of advertisement dated December 3,1863, 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 , 18ti?. I Seal. 1 [Seal.! I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are good and sufficient"as sureties for the amount for which they offer to be security. . To be certified by the United States District At torney. Collector of Customs, or any other officer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office. D. II. RUCKKR, dec 9-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. C~ III K F Ql" ARTE KM AST ER S O F FIC E, Deport or Wash ? U'nshinttcn, D. C.. January Al! dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather, Office Furniture, Harness, ami Saddlery, are re quested to send to this "'ffic**. on MONDAY oft-a-h week, a sealed proposal or list, in (lupli'ale, of the articles they are prepared to furnish to this Depot at short notice, with the price of each marked in plain figures, so that, in case the exigencies of the service require it. the article or articles ean be obtained without delay, and at the lowest price. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will lt?? re quired to furnish the list punctually every Monday morning D II SUCKER, Brigadier General and Chief Quart-minster, ja 5-tf Depot ol'Washington. 'ICE, J 3HIHGTO!t,> y 4,1"4?1. S 562 SEVENTH STREET. 5^2 TO CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS. 60,000 Lights of Sash ef all sizes, from 8x10 to 12x30, glazed and unglazed, l,00*i pairs Blinds, l.SO Doors of all sizes, styles and qualities, 2i?,UU0 feet Mouldings of various patterns, Al so, a large assortment of Brackets, N ew el Posts, Balusters, Door ami 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 titan tly arriving from the factories. H. W. HAMILTON, Agent. N. B. I have also the agency for McLean's Ex celsior Sash Sustainer and the West Castle Slate Company's Mantels. The Sash Sustainer is the best thing <>??r in vented, aside from weights and pulleys and at less than one quarter the cost. The Mantels manufactured by the abovecompany are too well known throughout the country to re quire any comment upon. For cheapness, dura bility and beauty they surpass all others. Sample can be seen at my office. H. W. HAMILTON, Arent, ap 16-eolm* 56'j 7th at., oppo. Center Market. ? vH K K MAJESTY" (HA.UPAGJiE, THE ROYAL WINE OF ENGLAND. A limited quantity of this superior Wine has been secured for the undersigned, and the first shipment of 600 cases has arrived, by the steam ship Olympus, direct from the cellars of the well known house of Messrs. DE VENOGB A CO., at Epernay, France. The present invoice will introduced into this m.irket at the very low of TWENTY DOLLARS PER CASE OF QUARTS payable in currency, which is much below its cost. The superior quality of this Wine is guaranteed, and it is offered with confidence of its approval by connoisseurs. Orders for one or more cases may be addressed, by letter or otherwise, to the undersigned. WM. HENRY WARD, Wine and Fruit Dealer, No. T Broad street, near Wall, New York. ap l-90t VITHITE VIRGIN WAX OF ANTILLKS^A new ? v 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 ita composition, it being composed entirely of purs 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 28 and 8?H^NT'8 BLOOM OF ROSES, a most perfect color for the cheeks or lips, does not wash off or iujure the skin. Price 28 cents and $1. HUNT'S COURT TOILET POWDER, for whitening and preserving the skin. Price 25 and 60 cents. Manufactured by HUNT A Co., 41 8outh Eighth street. Philadel phia. None genuine unless the name of " Hunt & Co " is blown on the bottles. For sale at A. CROYEAU'S, 171 Baltimore street, Baltimore, and W. B. ENT WI8LJ5. corner Twelfth street and Pennsylvania ave., Washington P. C. apl-3m MEDICINE." have determined?regardless of ex Cense?to issue, free, (for the benefit of suffering umanity,) four of their most instructive and in teresting Lectures on Marriage and its qualifica tions. Nervous Debility, Premature Decline, In digestion, Weakness. Depression, or ignorance ef Physiology and Nature's Law These invaluable lectures have been the means of enlightening and saving thousands,and will be forwarded free on the receipt of four stamps, by addressing Secrttary Parisian Cabinti af Anatomy and Utditin?, 563 Broadway. New York. Ju 13-ly ??OCOA MATriNG AT PRIVATB SALE. We have Just received from the importers for Jrivate sale, ten thousand yards of Cocoa Matting, ifferent widths, at our furniture warerooms, in tM r.1 of ou, auction WAIL * CO., Aucfrs and Commission Merchants, south corner Pa. av. and 9th st TISIl WANG, THE GREAT CHINESE HE MFD Yfor GONORRHOEA .GLEET, Etc. One Box will fihfokm a Cck*.? Ingredients are purely vegetable, n in pleasant to the taste, has no bad odor, and may be carried in the vest pocket without fear of detection. Circulars free. Priceflabox. Sold by JOHN J. KROMER, successor to 8. C. Upham, 408 Chestnut st., Philadelphia, and in Washington by 8. C. FORD, 296 Pennsylvania avenue. Sent by mail. jalS-eoly JOURNAL Of TBI DI8Q0VIRY OP TH*I J Source of th?Nil?. By Capt. John Speke; 1 ?ol., illustrate; ?M?. *7 ' UO VftAAQK TAXLQB TRAVELERS' DIRECTORY. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. On and after Sunrtsv, April ]0th, 1864, Daily Trains will be ran betwe?>?i Washington and New York and Washington and the West, as follows: FOR PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7.3" a ra, 11.19 a ra. 5.30 9 m, except Sunday. On 8nnday at 5.?"j> m for PHILADELPHIA,and 7.50 p m for NEW YORK. Pasiengers for Philadelphia will take notice *iat the 5.10 p m train is the lattst trdut Jailv for Phila delphia. . Wirt train at 7.5" p m does not *o to Philaatlvhta, and m for New York passenters eiplusitMly FOR BALTIMORE Leave Washington at 6.3" a m, 7.30 a m, 11.IS a m, 3.00 p m, 4.30 p m. 5.30 pm. and 8.30 pm, except Sundays. On 8undays at 7.30 a m, and 3 and 5.30 p m. FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. Leave Washington at 6.30 am, and 3 and 8.20 p m daily, except Sunday. On Sunday, at 3 and 5.20 p m, only. FOR WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH. Leave Baltimore at 3.45,4.20,7,9 and 10 a m, and S.30, 4.45 and 7.50 p m, daily, except Sunday. On Sunday, at 3.a and 4.20 a m and 3.30 p m, only FOR ANNAPOLIS. Leave Washington at 6.30am. and 3 and 4.30 pm, daily, except Sunday. No train for Annapolis on Sunday. Trains leaving Washington at 7.30 a m and 7.80p m go through to New York without change of cars. Sleeping Car on 7.r0 p m train. Berths in sleep ing car can be secured until 5 pm, daily, at the Ticket Office; after that hour they must he secured of the sleeping car conductor. The first and fourth trains from Washington stop at all way points. Por further information, tiekets of every kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. K4K?NTZ, Agent at Wash ington station, or at the Ticket office. W. P. SMITH. Master of Transportation L. M. COLE, General Tfcket Agent. ap 11 tf Vnltii States 10-40 Loan. JAY OOOKJEB A CO., 413 Fifteenth Street, Rbckivb Sdbsoiiptioxs job th? NEW NATIONAL LOAN authorized by aet of March 3, 1864, and known aa 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 PI YE PER CENT A Y?A|, payable on bonds not over 9100 annually, and on large bonds semi-annually, IN COIN. The COUPON BONDS will be issued in 950, $ioo, $500, and 91,000. The REGISTERED BONDS wlU be Issued in 950, 9100,9500,91,000,93.000, and 910,000. These are the only gold-bearing securities of th Government now procurable at par, and, yielding at present value of coin OVER EIGHT PER CENT PER ANNUM, offer a very desirable Investment for large or small sums. We Buy and 8ell, at market rates, GOVERNMENT BONDS, OF ALL ISSUES, TREASURY NOTES, CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS, and COIN, and pay the highest prices for QUARTERMASTER'S CERTIFICATE CHICKS. mh 20-tf ~7aY COOKE fc CO. EW YORE AND WASHINGTON STEAMSHIP COMPANY. N The Berew Steamship* BALTIMORE. BALVOR. EMPIRE, JAMEB 8. GREEN. AID PAIBBANKB compose the line of this eompany, leaving foot Wallstreet, New York, and foot High street, Georgetown, every Wednesday and Saturday. MORGAN A RHINBH ART, Agts., fe 26-8m foot High st., Georgetown. 1 Ann ARTILLERY HORSES WANTED AT l.UUU ONCE. Qttiu of ChitfQuaTtrrmantT.Dmoi of WashinttonA W18HIMOTO*, D. C., April 11,1864. | 1,000 HORSES, suitable for Artillery service, will be purchased at this depot, by the undersigned in open market,from date until May 11,1364. in lots of one to fifty, at one hundred and sixty-five dol lars ($165) per animal; each animal to be subjected to the usuaii Government inspection before being accepted. Horses to be delivered to, and inspected by. Cap tain C. H. Tompkins, A. Q. M., U. o. A., corner of 22d and G streets, Washington, D. C. D. ii. RUCKER, Brigadier General and Chief Quartermaster, ap ll-27t Depot of Washington, D. 0. (TRAVEL ROOFS! " I GRAVEL ROOFS!) n. C WII.PON A. CO,, successors to J. F. Walker A Son, Washington, D. C. manufacturers of IM PROVED KIRK and WATER PROOF FELT, CE MENT and GRAVEL ROOFS. Office?lbl 22d street, Uelow Pa. avenue. Orders may be Wt at office Mutual Insurance Company, 7th street and Louisiana avenue, or address to Post Office Box 534. All work executed promptly and on the most reasonable terms, and warranted. Repairs made promptly. mn ll-Sm* MOULDINGS! MOULDINGS II MOULDINGS!!! The undersigned is row prepared to execute or ders for any style or quantity of WOOD MOULD INGS, of superior finish and workmanship. Car penters and builders would 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 public patron age. E. 8. TORRKY. Excelsior Moulding Mill, ap7-lm* eor. 13th and C sts., Washington. npO THE MUBIOAL PUBUO.-J. M. BT1EP, A Piano Tuner and Repairer, would respeet- ? fully announce to his friends and the musical M public generally that by leaving their orders at Mr. W. B. ENTWISLE'S Drug Store, corner of Penn. avenue and 12th streets, they will he prompt ly and satisfactorily attended to. Orders from the eountry also attended to by ad dr?sing to Washington Poet Ogee. fe lfl-3m* ABBEY COLLINS & OO.B PHILADELPHIA DRAUGHT alb and PORTEE, I am now receiving large quantities of DRAUGHT ale and POSTER from this eelebrated Brewery, whleh I am prepared to furnish on short notice to all persons who will favor me with their orders. Satisfaction guarantied. Orders given to my drivers will he promptly at tended to. Goods delivered In all parte of Washington and Georgetown, free of eharge, Terms :?Cksh on dslivtry. RILEY A. 8HINN, Agent, Vniom Botthnt D*rot. 67 Green st,, ap*9-t Georgetown. D. Q. one T.I MON1YI MONEY) M. K. WALSH A CO., /Ot LICENSED PA WNBROKERS, Q A No. S99 0 street, between 9th and loth ste.. Near the Yarietiee. Money advanced on Gold and Silver Watchee Diamonds, Ladlee and Gentlemen's Wearing Ap parei. Ac. Ao. fe ll-3m Roo>ias ??? H. O. WILSON A CO., VOOf or BO 8t. WiBT, Wisiliotog, D. O.. Manufacturers of roofing pelt, dey and taeeed sheath ing, EOOPING CEMENT and LAMP BLACK, PELT and CEMENT, Wholesale and EetaU. Dealers supplied on the moat liberal terms. Factory-Foot of Bd street west. Ofloo-ieiM street, below Pa. avenne. mh ll-Sm ? raaiois mohcw.] [pkaiois b. uomvn, MOHUN A SON, Boooissona to J. T. LmUl, LUMBER DEALERS, Canal, ?t:teo* 111* mnd 13tA Struts, Washington, D. O. The undersigned having purchased the Lumber Yard of Mr. Jno. T. Lenman, are now prepared to furnish Lumber of all hinds at the market rates. They desire to call attention to their large stock whleh consists in part of the following hinds; Abeut 100,000 feet Walnut, all thieknesses, 100,000 feet X Poplar, prime, 100.000 " Oak and Ash, various slice, 1,000,000 feet Scantling and Joist, all length!, 1,000,800 '? White Pine Cullings, 100,000 " " Flooring, Also, a large quantity of all other kindsof Lumber mh 18 3m MOHUN A BON. 48fi 0VAL PICTURE FRAMES. | O/? 4* NEW BTCCK ?5t> Just received the richest, handsomest and most varied stock of Gilt and Dark Wood Oral Picture Frames in the District. These goods are warrant ed to be gilded with gold leaf ana of superior work m&nship. Also, a beautiful assortment ef Card Visite Frames of foreign and domestic manufacture, ill goods warranted as represented. Terms cash, _ ? J. MARKRITER, No. 486 7th street, eight doors above ap 1-lmif* Odd Fellows' Hall. CA JUST RECEIVED. t>U ROLLS 4-4 White and Check CANTON MAT* TINGS, first importation, i Also, 1 .flirt yards 4-4, 5-4, 6-4 and 9 4 FLOOR OIL CLOTHS Of various qualities and patterns, BONTZ A GRIFFITH, *y f fit 369 7tb street, bet, 1 aad & sts. "VAl'o'A r' pT/s?c/A?S% Um discovered the noil Oartain, BpowlrtDdJn taal Remedy id tba world for UftKiRklfl or IMPRUD1NOR. RtlUf m Six Htmri! No JHJm?*.' firsons Ruined tm IfMtnanl Prttmdirs, if ?? Dtndly Pmson Mtrmry^, ikould tirrlv A CORE WAHKAnTSD*qj^lyO CHAROM LM fROM ONE TO TWO DAYS ff?ahnaaa of the Back, Involuntary Diaaharf**, Stricturea, affvetiona of the Kldnaya ud Bl*dlw. Injpotoncy Ontrti Disbllity. Harvouanasa. Dj? p?i?t Languor, Low Bpirita, OoafkBiaa of Idea** Palpitation of the H?vt, Timidity. Tramblln*. Dimaesa rf Sight or Glddinaaa, Disease of tka Beea, Throat Row or Bkln, Affaolions of tke Lirtr,, Langs, Stomack or Bowels? tkoM Terrible Disor ders ariatng from Solitary Habits of Youtk?tke UOUT and aolitary piactieea mora fatal totkelr riotima than tke aong of Byrsns to tkc mariners of Krwoa, blicht-nc tkalr moat brilliant ho pea OS anticipations rendering marriage. Ac.. I in ariaal bI* 10 UN 9 MEN 1 special! j, a Mo kin kMont tke vlctlma or BoD tary Vloe.tkat draalfai and destructive kablt wklek annuaWy sweeps to aa untimely grave thousand* Of Young Man of tke moat exacted lalsnt and brilliant Intellect, wko might otkerwiae kaya entranced lis tening Senates with tke tknnders of eloqueno*, or waked to exataey tke Hying lyre, may sail witk f*S confidence. TAKE PAR11COLAR NOTICE. Tkeae are eoma of the aad and melancholy eftseta erodnoed by early hablta of youtk, rl?: Weaknean of tka Back and Llmba. Pain in tka Head. Dimmea* of Slgkt, Loaa of Mueular Powar. Palpitation ot tke lie art Dypepey. Nsrjoua Irritability. Da ran gem en t of tka Dilative Frnctlona, G*aerai Da bill ty, Symptoms of Consumption, Ae. Miftalitt.?The fearful effects on tka mind art maek to be dreaded?Loaa of Memory, Oonfaaioa of Idaaa, Depression of Beirita, Bril Foreboding*, Ayeraion to Society, Serf-Distrust. Lore of Kll Mamtd Ptrtons, or young man go ntemplatl* marriage, aware of Pkyaloal Weakneaa, Organl* Debility, #aatlng of tke Organa, Deformities, A*, akould apply Immediately. Ba wke places himself under tka oara oft* . J. may rallgioualy oonflde In kis honor as agentlfcmaa, and aonAdantly rely upon kis akill as a Phyafccla*. org Art 10 wsAmiaaT* impotihot IMPEDIMENTS fO MAJLRIAGR, By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment, Weak neaa of the Organs la ayaedily cured aad full vigo* restored. Thousands of tka moat nervous, debul tated and Impotent, wko had loat all hope. kaTtl been immediately relieved. All Impedimenta to marrlaga, Pkyaisai or Mental Disqualifications. Loas or Procreatlve Powar, Rer youi Irritability .Tremblings, and Waakaaea.or Ra? kaaatioo or tka moat fearful kind, speedily our ad. DR. JOHKBTON, a*am* vyunBAvai. Memoer or tka Royal College of Burgeons, Los don, Graduate from ona of tke moat eminent Ool" leges In the United States, and tke greater part at wnoae life kas been spent in the hoapitala or Lon don, Pari*, Philadelphia and elsewkere. haa effected some of the most astonishing onres that were ever known; many troubled witk ringing in tke kead and ears when aaleep.great alarmed at sudden sounds, baahfulness. with frequent blushing, attended sometimes witk deraagemeat of mind were cured Immediately TO UNO MEN who have injured themselves oy a certain yraotioa indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learned from eyil comjfhnlons. or at acheol, the effects oC whioh are nightly felt.eyan when aaleep. and If not cured render a marriage impossible, and destroy* both mind and body, should apply Immediately. What a pity that a young man, the hope of klff country and darling of his parents, should bo snatched from all the prospects and enjoyments aS life by tka conaequenoe of deviation from tke patR of nature and indulging in a certain secret kabltj luck persons mist^be^era^oontamplatlng reflect tkat a sound mind and body are tka moat neeeaaary requisites to promote Connubial hapvl - ness Indeed, without tkeae the Journey throng* life baoumes a weary pilgrimage; (be proepee* kaurly darkens to tka view: the mind beoeme* shadowed witk despair and filled witkftke melaa ckoly reflections tkat tka kappiness of anotkar la blighted witk our own. DISEASES OF 1MPH UUHNOE Whan the mlsaalded and imprudent votary * pleasure finds ke haa imbibed the seeds of this pain ful disease, it often kappens that an '11- timed senac Of shame or dread of din<x.'*?ry deters him from ap plying to those who, from education and respect* bility.ean alone befriend him. He falla Into the kands of ignorant and designing pretenders, wko. incapable of curing, flick his pecuniary aubstanea. keep him trifling month after month, or aa long aa tka am all eat fee can be obtained, and in tiaspalg leave him with mined health to sigh over his gall lag disappointment; or, bv the use of that deadly poison, Mercury, hasten tke constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease such aa Affections ot the Head. Throat, Moae, Skin etc., progressing wfth frightful rapidity until death puts an end to his dreadful sufferings by sending him to that ua-' discovered country r "?m whose bourne no travel*?. returns OFPIOR 7 BOUTH #RRDBBIOR BTRRRT. left hand aide going from Baltimore street, a raw doors from the corner Fail not to observe nam* and number. BVNo letters received unl sss post- paid and con tawing a stamp to be used ou the reply Psrsoai writing akould state age. and send portion of ?4. vartisement describing symptoms. Tk* Dr.'s Dirloma kants tn Sts U3ti. IRDORBRMRNT OF THR PRRBS. Tka many tkousands cured at this InstitstMMP within tka last twenty years, and tka numeroua Important Bnraical Operations performed by Di, Johnston, witnessed by the reporters of "Tke Bun-' and many otker papers, notices of wklc^ kavs ap faired again and again before the publio bea*.da* Is standing as a gentleman or character and r? nsibility. is a suRcisnt guarantee to th* a^< SKIN DISEASES SPEEDILY CURED. ja ?-ly ? gECRET DISEASES! SECRET DISEASES' SAMARITAN'S GIFT SAMARITAN'S GIFT/ THE MOST CERTAIN REMEDY EVER USEIV, "Yes, A Positive Cure"' for GONOBfKEA, GLEET, STRICTURES, Contains no Mineral, no Balsam, no Mercury. Only Ten Pills to be Taken to Effect a Curi. They are entirely vegetable,having ijo smell ret any unpleasant ta)?te. and will not in any way ia Jnre the stomach or bowels of the most^deli<*ate. Cures in from two to four days, and recent ca?efl in "twenty-four hours." Prepared by a graduate of the University ofPennsylvania, one ofthe most eminent Doctors and Chemists of the present dny, SO EXPOSURE. NO TROUBLE, SO CHANGS WlATSVEt, Let those v.ho have despaired of getting cured, or who have been gorged with Balsaxn Copavia, OS Mercury,try the SAMARITAN'S GIFT. Pent by trail in a plain eny*lope. Price?Male packages. i2. Female $3. * BLOOD! BLOOD 1! BLOOD'! SCROFI LA, ULC*R>. SORES, SPOTJ TETTERS, SCJL?S, IWILS, SFPIIILiS OR VENEREAL DISEASES, tfc. SAMARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICES Is offered the public rs a positive cure. SYPHILIS OR VENEREAL DISEASED, the SA MARITAN'S ROOT AND HERB JUICE, is thfl most potent, certain and effectual remedy ever prescribed; it reaches and eradicates every particla of the venereal poison, so that the cure is thorougtj and permanent. Take then of this purifying reme dy and be healed, and do not transmit to your pos terity that for which you may repent in after yeari DO NOT DESPAIR 1 Although you may be pronounced incurable, tftfl SAM ARITAN S ROOT AND HERB JUICES will remove every vestige of impurities from thfl system, as well as all the bad effects of Mercury. FEMALES! FEMALES!! In many affections witi? which numbers of F>1? males suffer, the ROOT AND HERB JUICES most happily adapted, in Ulcerated Uterus, :3 Whites, in bearing down. Filling of the Womb^ Debility, and for all complaiDtsincident to the ser. Sent by express. Price 11 a bottle, or 9 bottlfcff for 95. _ , SAMARITAN'S CHANCRE WASH. Price 25 cents. Full directions. DESMOND A CO., Box 151 Philadelphia Pel Office. Sold by S. CALVERT FORD, corner of 11th a"3 Pa. avenue. 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