Newspaper of Evening Star, May 27, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated May 27, 1864 Page 4
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THE EVENING STAR THE BAYONST CHARGE. fProm Montrose (Pa.) Independent Republican.) Hark to the batteries disputing in thunder Shell over tree top and shoj rattling under. Noisily cover the path of the foe ? th ?5 through th?- forest aisles, lofty and Urge, There'? a look on the face of our leader I know, And I wait the dread order: "Fix bayonets? eharge!" An I less brave for a moment's quick shiver? Hearts of oak yonder bear light leaves that quiver, I look down the line there's a lip turning white, Pet the inner to that; there are fl *ed gazing eyes Intent upon something, hut not on the fight ; There's a swift elance Rung upward to pierce the bine skies. While the thunder ro'ls nearer distinct thro' it all I ratrb fragments of whispers, as" Boys, if I fa 1;" Or thus ' Should the worst coine, write home to my mother ?'Tell my sister, my wife that I died like a man." ?'You'll find in my knapsack, friend." murmurs , another, "A line I scrawled when the battle began." Our Colonel sits firm ; with that look in his eye. Like a sword part unsheathed, he rides gallantly Should he fall, made a mark for the shapshooter's *'111 ,. By hia gay epaulette with its golden encrust. There'll be trumpet loud voices to herald his fame But I am a private?the commonest uust! For fame do I fight? Lord of Hosts doesjiot he Who battles for right ever battle for Thee ! . There are graves trodden level tl^at love seeks in Held 7n honor hy angels. Alike in thy sight The poorest who craves tor the red stripes their fftain. And the leader who falls in the van of the fight. They are coming?they come ! Shifting sunbeams reveal Their way through hy the "litter of steel. They swarm through the light, through the tree holes they swarm Out from the forest aisles, lofty and large. Our Colonel turn* pale, drops his beckoning arm*. But hark, boys, the order. "Fix bayonets? charge!" G?>. Grant's Anticipated fcarly Capture of Richmond. Office of rrovott Marshal Third District Illinois, I>lxon,May IS 1?64.? To the editor of the Chicago Evning Journal: 1 saw a statement in jour pa pers last evening to the effect that Lieutenant General Grant had invited two gentleman of Galena to dine with him in Richmond. As I am an admirer of the Genera), and as I believe 1 krow the tacts in relation to the origin of the statement, which is not exactly correct, 1 take the liberty of writing them to you. A brother of General Grant, while in this vicinity, on Monday last, received a telegram from the General, which was forwarded from Galena Mr.Grant stated that his brother bad premised him, in case there was a good pros pect of entering Richmond, that he would no tify him so that he might be present. The de spatch, written in fulfillment of this promise, told him to come: and accordingly he in com pany with another gentleman from Gilena, ?was about to visit the sceneH of the great bat tles. I think a correct statement of this matter in your paper would be gratifying, both as an in dication of General Grant's opinion of the sit uation, and as believing him from the sem blance of frivolity. 1 am your obedient servant, Joh>- V. Ecbtace, Provost Marshal Third District Illinois. Nkw Rack Corns*.?A new race course ha3 just been completed on the site formerly used as the "Mount Vernon Track," on the large aeld in the rear of the Poor House. It is a full mile in length, and a complete circle, and as there are no obstructions, a fine view of the horse# from the Judge's stand to the end of the race can be had The whole of the fitting up of the course has -been conducted under the superintendence of our townsman, Mr. G. W. Harrison, who has had considerable experi ence in such matters. A trot between two of the fastest horses owned in this ci'.y, mile heats, best three in five to harness, for two hundred dollars, is ar ranged lor next Thursday afternoon, and an other. for which four -'crack nags" are already entered. There will doubtless be a large at tendance on both of the days above named, as the admission is free to all who may desire to be present.?Alexandria Journal, "25th. A SrKPBis*.?A short time since, the colored waiters at the Weddell waited on the proprie tors in a body and stated that unless a colored atewfrd was engaged tbey would leave the establishment. Messrs. Ktrkwcod replied they ??would see what could be done." Thrrsday morning all the waiters were sum moned to the ainine room, where they were amazed at finding a full force of white waiters. "The discomfited "colored help 'were requested to proceed to the office, draw their pay and ??vamose" as speedily as convenient. That ??strike" hit the "strikers" themselves badly.? Cleveland Herald. The Niw Cbktp im CiRrcLATiow.?'The new cents recently authorized to be issued have already appeared. Tht-y are made al m stentirely of copper. The circumference of the new coin is the same bs that of the nickel cents, but they are thinner and much lighter. It i? hoped that their comparative cheapzese will prevent hoarding. These cants Are of neat appearance, and will be f>und even more convenient for use than the nickel coin.?If. Y. Post. Cofntkrvkit Fifty Ckut Not?8.?'We were shewn yesteidav. by Marshal Jenkins, a coun terfeit of the splitting-paper fifty cent currency. The best pirt ot the affair is the bronzing. Obex wise the tinting is pale aud the execution clnmsy. An examination will be certain to prevent their circulation. They were first issued in the city durine Tuesday On that evening and night thousands of them were uttered. The next batch is likely to be much better done.?Phil Amer. Frifnt>p' Ybably Mektiho.?The society of H'.cksite Friends are holding their yearly meeting in New \ork It is attended by Friends from Maryland, Virginia, and several other States. Among the speakers on.Wednes day were Martha Tyson ur B&luuiuie,una LtU cretia Mott EDUCATIONAL. M FEMALE SCHOOL. R8. MARIA C. McCOKMICK, late of Alexan dria, Va., having removed her school to Cam bridge, Ma., is prepared to receive four or tire girls, as boarding pupils, in her family. Their intellectual, domestic ana moral training will re ceive her fhoat assiduous care. Her success, while lor years engaged. in Alexandria, in educating f irls, is well known to all old residents of that own. Parents in this vicinity who desire further in formation concerning the advantages ofher school, are respectfully referred to Lewis McKenzie, Esq., of Alexandria, Va., or W. D. Wallach, Editor of 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 lightful villages in the Union, and has about it no attribute whatever except such as a prudent ami ?ollcltous parent will approve in selecting a local ity in which to have a daughter thoroughly edu cated and trained for future usefulness. ap so-dim OR0OKYILLS ACADEMY -Students received 13 at any time and charged from date of entrance. Address R. S. BURNS, ap 26-eolm* Brookville. Montgomery co., Md. PERSONAL. TO THE POOR AND UN FORT UN AT B.?Con sultation gratis from 11 to 12 m. Medicines without charge. ^ Dr BECnTINOER, Formerly burgeon in charge in the Austrian and Italian army, informs the public of Washington that be has Just arrived from Paris, and devotes his attention to tbe treatment of all kinds of dis eases. Particular attention to females and private diseases. He converses in English, French, Ger man, Spanish and Italian languages His diplo mas from the moat celebrated university of Eu rope hangs in his office. Penn. aveaue. 502, near 2d street. Office hours, 9 to 11 a. m.; 4 to 6 p. m. mr 21-lw* MRS. L. SMITH, an excellent Clairvoyant and Test Medium, 8.VJ Fourth street, five doors above I street, examines diseases, heals by mag sietism. sees your dead and living friends, tells character, gets names, reads the future, has great r> mpathy for the afflicted. Hours from in a. m. to a p. m my 18 WTAGE LINK.?From aud after Wednesday, Hay R 11,a DAILY LINE of Stages will . run from the Pennsylvania House od C street, Washington city asiJBBEHCZ follows: To Burrattsvule, T. B , Beent?wn. Bryan town, Hugbsville, O. Hall, Chaptico, St. C. Bay, and Leonardtown. and return daily. The line to Pisoataway, Duffield and Port Tobacco will run as heretofore, every Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day. Leave at 8 a. m A. F. KIMMKLL, Agent. Washington city. May 9,186*. my 0 1m* [VAVY DEPARTMENT, There will be offered for sale at public auction on THURSDAY. June J, at 12 o'clock, m , at the United States Navy Yard, Washington, about sev enty-five thousand?pounds of Copper Scale. It can be examined at any time previous to the day of sale upon application to the Commandant of the Washington Harp Yard. Samples of similar ?cale have saown 83 per seat of metallic copper Twenty per cent or the purchase money must be deposited at tbe time of the sale, end twelve days will be allowed to rumors it fro n the yard; and. if set so removed, the depegit will be forfeited to tae Government. All payments to be made hi Government funds, fore the seal* la removed from the Navy d. my 4 eo2w 486 0V*L PICTUR* ****??. A beautiful assortment of Gilt and Dark Oval Pictures; also, a variety of Carte de Visits Frames ?' J. MARKRITKR'S, 4h?7th street. Eight doors above Odd Fellows'Hall. J crma casA ?p W-lmlf* election notices. ?<ECOND WARD-SECOND PRECINOT.-Nc is hereby uiven that, in conformity to the FiBiT ward-first p hereby given. the* ia conformtty to the pwv^ ?ions of the ehs-rt. r of the ci*y of Washington. election * ill be held on Monday, the *tn day <>* June, at John C Reeve's caroeuter ?hop. on *'V? between 19th and 5- th streets west,for May ?r. ^ wme twoyaraifor one member of the Bo . Alderman, to serve two years: and tbrM ? of Roard of Common Council, for aaid War . The polls open at 7 o'clock > m., *?? do* * 7 *'m LBWI8B. PARKER,' WM. HIGGLES,. uj v 2*5 Commissioners. ? Irrt WARD?SECOND PRECINOT.-Notica ia hereby giv--n that, in confo* jnity *'th the ?rovi*ionBo/the charter of the oity of"W ap eleetion will be held on Mcndav. the 6th day ot , June next. at F. R. Doraetfa carpenter shop cor ner of O and 8th street# west, for *Jayor. tosen, e two yearn; for one member of Aldermen, | two yearn; and three member* of Board of Common Council, to serve one year; and Assessor to serve two year?, for said Ward. . _ The polls open at 7 o'clo^t \^mj)YI5R & ' P" m? GEO. F. KIDWELL, L. P.RODIER. my 26 Commissioner''. tjBCOND WARD-FIRST PRECINCT-Notice is hereby given, that, in conformity to the provision* of t ne charter of the city of Washing ton, an election will be held on nonday, the btrj day of June next, at the northeast corner of H ana 12th fltr*et* w??t, for Mayor, to serve two years; for one member of Board of Aldermen, to swve two years; and three members of Board of Common Council, to serve one year, for said Ward. The poll, will open at 7^ny at* p. m. FRANCIS MILLER. H. CLAlf STEWART, my 24 Commissioners. -Notice R IB linru J K I T CU may, m vymv* pro visions of the city charter of Washington eity, an election will be held on Monday, the 6th day of June next, at Ford's Dms Store, corner of Penn sylvania avenue and 11th street, for Mayor, to serve - wo years; for one member of Board ot Al dermen. to serve two year*, and three members of Board of Common Council, to serve one year, for Mid Ward. The Polls open at 7 o'clock a. m. and close at 7 p m GEO. W. H ARKNES3, F L-MIDDLETON. my 24 Commissioners. THIRD WAHD-8EC0ND PRECINCT .?Notice is hereby given that, in conformity to the provisions ot the charter of the city of Washington, an eleetion will be held on Monday, the 6th day of Junenext.attheModel Market, near the corner of 9th and F streets north, for Mayor, to se*ve two years; for one member of the Board of Aldermen, to serve two years: and three members of the ! Board of Common Council, to serve one year; and 1 Assessor to serve two years for aaid Ward. The Polls open at 7 o'clock a in., and close at 7 p.m. A. ADAM80N. ] CHARLES F. WOOD, GEO. C. WHITING, | my 24 Commissioners. TniRD WARD-FIRST PRECINCT.?Notice is hereby given that, in conformity with the pro ! visions of the charter of the city of Washington, j an election will be held on Monday , the tith day of June next, at the office of John W. Semmes. cor ] ner of M street nortn and 9th street west, for Mayor, i to s?rve two years; for one member of Board of Aldermen, two years; and three members of the ! Board of Common Council, to serve one year; and ' Assessor to serve two years, for said Ward. The Tolls open at 7 o'clock a. m. and close at 7 ' p. m. SAMUEL E. TYSON, JAS. M. TOWER8, my 24 Commissioners. IpOURTH WARD-FIRST PRECINCT -Notice is hereby given, that in conformity to the i provisions ot the charter of the city of Washing I ton, an election will be held on Monday, the 6th : day of June, at the northeast corner ot tith and H ' streets, for Mayor, to serve two years; for one ; member of Board of Aldermen, to serve two : years; and three members of Board of Common Council, for said Ward. . The polls open at 7 o'clock a. m.. and cirse at 7 p. m. 8. R. SYLVE8TER, 1 E. C. KCKLOFF, J. W. CLARKE, my 24 Commissioners. Fourth ward-second precinct.-no tice is hereby given that, in confor-viity to tho provisions of the charter of tbe_ city of Washing ton, an election will be held in the Second Pre cinct of the Fourth Ward, in the basement of the west wing of the City Hall, ou Monday, the 6th day of June, for a Mayor of said city, to serve two years; one member of the Board of Aldermen, to serve two years: three members of the Board of Common Council, to serve one year, to represent *aid Ward. Polls will be opened at 7 o'clock a. m., and will dOMtt 7 o'clock P.?.CHA8 H AND?B0N, CHA8. WALTER. THOMAS GALLIGAN, my 21 Commissioners. "EMFTH WARD-FIRST PRECINCT.-Notice is M. hereby given that, in conformity with the provisions of the charter of the city of Washing ton, an election will be held on Monday, the 6th day of June next, at the School-house corner of 3d street east and A stree? south, for Mayor, to serve two years; for one member of Board of Al dermen, to serve two year"; and three members of Board of Common Council, for one year; and As sessor for said Ward. The polls open at 7 o'clock a. m. an I close 7 p. m. J. Mil.Li. S. C. WAILES, GEORGE M. OYSTER, my 25 Commissioners. fjMFTH WARD-HECOND PRECINCT.-Notice is hereby given that, in conformity with the provisions of the charter of the city of Wa?hin^ ton, an Election will be h?id on Monday, the 6tn day of June next, at the 8chool House, corner of Third street ea?t. and D street south, for Mayor to serve two year?; for one member of Board of Alder men to serve two years j and three members of Board of Common Council to serve one year; and Assessor for said Wi,rd. The Polls open at 7 o'clock a. m.. and close at 7 p. m WM. SLATER, E. T. TIPPETT. JAS. H. RICHARDS, v 2 Commissioners. ^IXTH WARD?FIR8T PRECINCT.?Notice is hereby j-iven that, in conformity with the pro visions of tne charter ot the city of Washington, an election will be held on Monday, the Oth day of June, at the School House, corner of 7th street east and G street <onth.for Mayor, to s?rve for two years; for one member of the Board of Alder men, to serve for ttwo years; and three members of Board of Common Council, to serve one year, for said Ward. ... j , . , The Polls open at 7 o clock a. m., and close at 7 D DI JOSEPH M COOK. JAMES W. BRIGUS, WILLIAM HOEKE, my 24 Commissioners. fcJIXTH WARD?SECOND PRECINCT.?Notice is ^ beretiy given that, in conformity to the provi sions of the charter of the city of Washington, an election will beheld on Monday, the 6th day of June next, at the Anacostia Enifine House, K street south, at. intersection of Virginia avenue, for Major, to serve two years: for one member of Board of Aldermen, to serve two years: and three members of Board of Common Council, to serve on^ year, for said Ward. The Polls open at 7 o'clock A M.. and close at 7 P. 51. SAM L ARMISTEAD. JOHN W THOMPSON, WILLIAM BERON. my 24 Commissioners. DENTISTRY. A DENTISTRY. LL Dental Operations performed in a thorough and scientific manner, by DR. MERRILL, (successor to Dr. W. P. McConnell) utfsflfefip 4*2 Pa. avenue, between 3d and 4,'a sts. ^11IM 'IVeth extracted without pain by the use of Nitrous Oxide or Ether. Particular attention given to filling and preserv ing the teeth. Children's teeth carefully attended to. Artifical teeth inserted in the most approved styles noft adopted by the profession. myi3-lm* (^REAL DISCOVERY IN DENTISTRY. Tuth EztiruUd without P?in with thi MuhriU of Ozytitn. I wonld advise all persons having teeth to ex tract to call at Dr. LEWIE'S "*?? and have them taken out by this new j and harmless process. Also oall and' exnmlne the l)oetor'? new and im proved method of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If yon once we the treat improvement in hie teeth yon will have them in no other style than this new and valuable one. No. ?4S, Pa. arena*, between 17th and 13th streets. nov!3 8. R. LEWIE. M. D , Dentist. M ? LOOMIB, M.^D .the"Inventor and Patentee or the MINERAL PLa?e TEETH, at tends personally at his office in thisP^ eity. Many persons can wear these*. teeth who cannot wear others, and no person can wear ethers who cannot wear these. Persons calling 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 art can produce, the MINERAL PLATE will bt more fully warianted. Booms in this city?No 338 Pennsylvania avenue between 9th and 10th streets. Also, 1)07 Arch st? Philadelphia. mar4-ly gOOTlilDraOU^ B0IT ? TIHn We are new manufacturing all kinds of BOOTS A heretofore eharfed la this eity tor meek inferior articles. Persons la want of BOOTS and SHOES of Eastern or Olty made work, will always find a good assort ment la store and at the lowest prices. Give as a all . _ G Elf FIN A BROTHER, ap^-tf 314 Penn. avenue. TTENTION, COMPANY I ?CLARK'S ON GCENT?A Powerful Stimulant.?Each packet I warranted to produce a fall set of Whiskers or Moastaches in six weeks anon the smoothest face i without stwn or injury to the skin. Any person using this Onguent and finding it not as repre ! sen ted < by inforin?r * me of the fact,) can have their money returned to them at any time within three ' months from day of purchase. Price fl. 8ont sealed and postpaid to auy address on receiptof the meney. Address A. 0. GLARE, P. 0. Drawer lid, Albany. N. Y. ap 27-lm FROM LONDON .-Earth, Air, Fire and Water; to* Time, its measure and reckoning explained. 35. The Almanack explained; 35. How to observe the Heavens; 36. The Locomotive and Railway Accidents; 35. Comets and Oometary Influences; 35. Steam anl Steam Engine; SB. The Planets, are they inhat ited worlds; 16 Microscopic Drawing and Engraving; 35. The Eye. Magnifying Glasses, Aci J?. xny.M ^ FRAN Oil TAYLOR. AUCTION SALES. SUTURE OA VS. gY J, 0. MoGUIRE Sc 00., Auctioneers. PEREMPTORYCASH SALE OP SMALL FRAME BOUSE AND LOT ON E STREET BETWEEN 19TH AND iOTU STREETS WEST. On TUESI'AY AFTERNOON, M?y 31st,at 6 o'elk. on t h premises. we shall ie = l, the eastern part of Lot No. 2, in Square No. 12i, fronting ft boat 30 feet on E street north, between Nineteenth ?nd Twen tieth streets west, running hack 97 feet, and im Sovcd by a two- story frame D (Telling House, con iniog four rooms. Terms cash. ir y 2b d J. 0 McGUIRE k CO., Ancta. B Y GREEN Sc WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. VALUABLE REAL ESTATE 8ALE0P A THREE STORY FRAME AND LO' ON MASSACHU SETTS AVENUE BETWEEN FOURTH AND FIFTH STREETS NORTH AT AUCTION. On THC RSDAY, the 2d day of June, at 6 o'clock, p, to we shall sell, l? fiontof the premises, ?art of Lot 11 in 8quare No. SIS, with a nearly new bnilt tbre?-storv Frime House containing nine rooms. There is no better location in the city. Term- cash. my 26 i GREEN Sc WILLIAMS, Aucta. B Y GREEN Sc WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. VALUABLE BUILDING LOT ON PENNSYLVA NIA AVENUE AT AUCTION. On TUESDAY, the91st instant, at 6 o'clock, p. in., we shell sell, in front of the premises. Lot 3, in Square l.? 1? This Lot htaa front of 19 feet K> in ches on Pennsylvania avenue, and is between 12th aid 13th streets east. Terms : One hal' cash, balance in aix and twelve months, for notes bearing interest; a deed given and 6 eed of trust taken. my 23-d GREEN Sc WILLIAMS, Aucta. DY GREEN Sc W1LLIAM8, Auctioneers. VERY VALUABLE PROPERTY ON No?tH D STREET, BETWEEN tiTH AND 7TH STREETS WEST. AT AUCTION. On TBUhrDAY. the 2d day of June, at6 o'clk, p. m . we shall sell, in front of the premises, west part of Lot 4, in Square M7, with the improvements, which consist of a good two story and attic Frame House, with a Brick back Building, containing eight convenient and well arranged rooms. Terms: One third cash, the balance in six and twelve months, for notes bearing interest, a deed giv> d and deed ? f trust taken. All conveyancing and stamps at the cost of the purchaser. my 2&-d GREEN Sc WILLIAMS. Aucta. jp GREEN Sc WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. 1HBEE STORY BRICK~HOU81 AND LOT AT AUCTION. On WEDNE8DAY. the 1st day of June. at6 o'clk, p m., in front cf the premises, we shall sell, part of I ot No 3, in Sqtinr* No. 14, about 28 feet front, rut ning back 90 feet deep, more or less, on Penn sylvania avenue. between Twenty-fifth ?td Twen ty sixth street west. A good Brick with all the Biodern improvements. Terms - One-third cash, balance in six,, twelve, ai d eighteen months, for notes bearing interest. Deed given and a deed of trust taken. All conveyancing and revenue stamps at tho cost of the purchaser. my 26 d GREEN Sc WILLIAMS. Aucta. gY J. C. McGUIRE Sc CO., Auctioneers. EXOELLENT FURNITURE AND HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS AT PUBLIC SALE OnTUES JAY MORNING May 31st. at in o'clock, at the residence of J. Van 8antvoord, Esq., No. 155 F street between 19th and 2?>th streets, we shall se 1 the furniture and effects comprising? French Plate Mirror, Piano forte. Mahogany Hair Clnth covered Sofas, Arm and Parlor Chairs, Marble Top Centre. Sofa and other Tablesjlocke's, Pane and Wood seat Chairs. Bookcases, Large Hobby Horse Damask and other Curtains. Shades, Paintings and Engravings, Clocks, Velvet. Brus sels, and other Oarpsts, Marble Top and other Bureaus, Washstanda, Bedsteads. Wardrobes, Lourge, Feather Beds. Bolsters ami Pillows.Hair. Cotton and Husk Mattrasses, Hat Tree, Oil Cloth, Stair Carpeta. Dining Tabie, Refrigerator, China. Glass, and Crockery Ware, Silver Plated Tea Set, Ice Pitcher. Castors, Spoons and Forks, China, Glass and Crockery Ware, Parlor, Cooking aid other Stoves, Tubs. Buckets, Tin Ware and Kitchen Furniture generally. Ternis Cash. my 25-d J. C. MoGUIRE Sc CO. B Y J. C. McGUIRE Sc CO., Auctioneers. VERY DESIRABLE DWELLING HOUSE ON NORTH SIDE OF F STREET NORTH, BE TWEEN ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH STa. WEST fen WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, June 1, at 6 o'clock on the premises, we shall sell, house No. 312 on the north side of F street north, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets west, believed to be one of the most complete and well arranged houses of its size in the city containing Saloon Parlor, Din ing Room. Kitchen Library, two Chambers, Bath Room, and Water Closet in the third story, and two Chambers, with Bath Room and Water Closet, in tie fourth story?with all the modern improve ments: Range. Sexton Heater, Hot and Cold Wa ter, Gas. Marble Mantels. &?.,&c. The house is in perfect order?mastic front, papered and painted tlroughont, and is in every respect desirable. Terms : One-third in cash; the remainder in six, twelve ahd eighteen months, with interest, se Cu- e1 by a deed of trust on the premises. Conveyances and stamps at coat of the purchaser. Immediate possession given. my.2f d J O. McGUIAE Sc CO.. Aucta. B Y J. 0. MoGUIRE Sc CO , Auctioneers. VALUABLE VACANT LOTS ON NEW YORK AVENUE. BET * EKN fiTH AN D 7TH STR1E T3 WEST, AND ttTHBTREET WEHT, BETWEEN L AND M STREETS NORTH. On WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. June 1, at 6 o'clock, on the premises, we will sell, the eastern part of Lot No. 5, in Square No. 450, fronting 31 feet on tte norvh ai-le of New York avenue, between Sixth and Seventh streets west, and running ba'k 116 feet,to be divided into two Lots of 17 feet front each. IMMEDIATELY AFTSR. Part of Lot No. 21. and the whole of Lot No 22, in Squa-? No. 449. divided into five Lots, fronting each 15 feet 7 inches on the wsst side of Sixth street west, between L and M streets north, and runuing bark 1 lf> feet to a 28 foot alley Terms: One-third cash, the remainder in six, and twelve months, with interest, securedbya deed of trust on the premises. Conveyances and stamps at the cost of the pur chaser. my 23 d J. C. MoGUIRE &. CO., Aueta. Y J. C. McGi IRE Sc CO., Auctioneers. B HAND30MK RESIDENCE ON LOUISIANA AV? NEAR TUECITY IIALL. AT PTTBT io xuo THJW. On TUESDAY AFTERNOON. May 31. at fi'i o'clock, on the premises, we shall sell. House and Lot. No. '24. Louisiana avenue, between Four aad a half and Sixth streets, a Jar** and well arrsntrel FOUR STORY BROWN FRONT DWELLING HOUSE, _ with large and well arranged Offices, with Private Entrance, handsome Parlors, and Chambers, fin ished in the best manner, with all the modern im provements, a tine deep lot, with brick wall around. The location and arrangement of this property render it very desirable to Professional Gentlemea. Terms of sale, one-half cash, the remainder in six months, with interest secured by a deed of trcston the premises. Immediate possession given. my.23-d J. C. MoGUIRE Sc Co., Aucta. gY J. 6. McGUIRE Si CO., Auctioneers. TRUSTEES SALE OF~HOUSE AND LOT ON NINTH STREET WE3T, BETWEEN O AND P STREETS NORTH. Pursuant to a deed in trust made and executed by Richard A. Hyde, of Washington City, to the subscriber to secure a certain debt therein men tioned, I shall pruceed to sell, at public auction, on the Seventh day of Jun? next, at 6 o'clock, p. m., on the premises, "'all that piece or parcel of ground and premises situated, lying, and being in the said fcity of Washington, and District of Col umbia, and known and designated as Lot numbered ten (10) in Cruttenden's aub division of Square numbered three hundred and ninety eight (393,) fronting twenty (*>) feet on Ninth atreat weat, be tween O and Patreeta north,and running back with that width to a publia alley, together with all and singular, the improvements, privileges, heredita ments and appurtenanaes to tae same belonging, or in any wi6e appertaining." Terms: One bait of the purchase money cash, the balance in three and si* months, with inter est. The deferred payments to be secured by a deed in trust on the premises. All conveyances including revenue stamps at the expense o< the purchaser. |If the terms are not complied with within five days after tte day of a ale, the pron?rtv will be re-sold, at the risk and coat of the defaulting purchaser, after five days notice in the Evening Star. CHA8. P WANNALL Trustee, my.g-eoAds J. C. MoGUIRE Sc CO., Aucta. j^Y J. C. MoGUIRE Sc CO., Auotioneera. VALUABLE BEAL ESTATE ON 1 STREET. NEAR THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT, Af PUBLIC AUCTION. On TUESDAY, May Slat, at 6o'clock,p. m.. on the premiaea, we thall se 1, all that vacant Lot alt* nated on tbe north side of E street north, being the eatter'y part of Lot No. 2, in Square 406, lying between the line of the face of th? easterly wall or a baick house, for many yeara occupied by Wm. Linton, Esq., and the westerly line of Lot No. l,in said Square, boing 26 feet B inchea. more or less, in width, and running back 87 feet 6 inohea to a ten feet alley way. A part of a brick stable at the rear passes with the land. Tke neighborhood of this property to the Patent and Post Office Departments makes it a desirable location for a private residence or for office purpo ses. H| Terms: All cash or onethifd cash; balance in six and nine months, with interest,and seouredon the property. Title unquestionable. Coat of conveyance, including revenue stamps, to be paid by tbe purchaser. ^ my.fe-eo&ds J C. MoGUIRE & CO., Anitas Auction sals of stolen and other PROPERTY. Which has remained in the custody of the Metro politan Police for the District of Columbia for a period of more than six months. A Sale at Publie Auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, of Property taken bv the Metropolitan PoHce, consisting of Jewelry, Clothing. Guns. Pis tols. Swords, Knives, Trunks, 8atchela, Saddlery, Boots,Phoes,Musical Instruments Winss, Liqu-ira *c ?will take place at the Property Rooma of the' Police Department, No. 433, Tenth street weat on MONDAYVthe 30th day of rfay, 1864, at 10 o'clt^k. ft. in. * This sale, authorised by Act of Congress, of Jul v 10.1862. will be continued from day to day until the articles remaining in the custody of the Pr cartv Clerk more than six mouths, as designated in a cat office * shafl'belw/d m*y ** 8eea ?t his Tet'ma: Cash, in current fond. Ail persona who have lost Money and Property by theft or otherwise which may be embraced is the catalogue.are hereby notified toealland identify Hlf I*?* J?4?'10 4*F ot <*I?. or they will lose all elaim thereto. A catalogue of article* to he sold can M examined at tae Property Boon above referred to. 09OK0S R. HBRR1CK. my 25-6t Property Clerk AUCTION SALES. BT men PiTi J. C. McGUIRE ft CO , Auctioneers. LAROS BALE OF VACANT LOTS BELONGING TO THE 8T. VINCENT OBPHAN ASYLCM. Oo FRIDAY AFTERNOON, June 3d. &t 5>a o'elk, at the Auction Rooms, we shall sell, for aocount of St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum, the foil iwing valu able vacant Lots, viz : Lots 9 and in, i0 Square No. 19. fronting together 107 feet 6 inches, on Twenty-fifth street west, be tween F and G streets north. Lot 13, Square 61, fronting 63 feet 9 inches on Twenty-second street, between New York avenue and north D s reets. Lot 9, Square east of Square No. 87, fronting 157 feet4lnehes on New York avenue, and 121 feet 8 inches, on Virginia avenue .between Twentieth and Twenty first streets weft. Lot 2, Square 123. fronting 103 feet 11 inshes on North E street, between Nineteenth and Twenti eth afreets west, running through to New York arena*. Lots 13 and 14, 18, 29 and 30, in Square No. 197 fronting respectively on Sixteenth street west. be tween L and M streets north. North M between Fifteenth and Sixteenth streets west, and Fifteenth street west, between north L and M street*. Lote Noa. 2,3,11,12,13.14,13,16 and 19, in Square 811, fronting respectively! on north H, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets west. Rhode Is lsnd avenue, between Fourteenth ana Fifteenth streets west, and Fourteenth street, between H and Rhode Island avenue. Lots Nor. 3.10,14, IS and 16,in Square 447, fronting respectively on north N street, between Sixth ana Seventh streets west. Seventh street west, between N and O street* north, and O street north, between Sixth and Seventh streets west. Lots 2,4,6. 22,24. and 90, In Sqiare No. 733, front ing respectively on South E street, between First ana Second streets east, and Second street east be tween south D and E streets. Lot No. 4. in Square 968. fronting on Tenth street east, between H and I streets north. Terms: One-third in cash; the remainder in six and twelve months, with interest, seoured by adeed of trust on the premises. Conveyances and revenue stamps at the eost of the purchaser. Plats of the properly may be seen at our counting house. my.23-d J. C. McGUIRE ft CO., Aucts. B Y J. C. McGUIRE ft CO., Auctioneers, CHANCFRY SALE OF VALUABLE IMPROVED PKOPBRTY AT THE CORNER OF T WELFTH STREET WEST AND MASSACHUSETTS AVE NUE. On SATURDAY AFTERNOON, Jane 4, at6o'elk, on the premises, by virtue of a decree of the Su preme Court of the District of Columbia, sitting in chancery, pissed in certain causes, (Nos. 2lo and 211 in equity.) wherein James Mortimer Smith and Rosalie Martha, his wife, are complainants, and Eugene, George. Maria. Louisa. Rosalie, and Nich olas B. Vanzandt, minor children of George C. Vanzandt, deceased, and Arietta L. Vanzandt. mi nor child of Joseph A. Vanzandt. deceased, heirs at law of Maria Wood Vanzandt and Nicholas B. Van zacdt, dee'd, are defendants, I shall sell Lot num ber three (3) in John Davidson's division of Lot numbered two (2) in Square number three hundred acd fifteen (316.) situated at the corner of Twelfth street west aud Massaaiusettsavsnue, containing 4,0033, square feet, more or less, and improved by a substantial and well arranged Frame Dwelling Bouse, containing nine rooms. The (rounds are handsomely laid Out with fruit and flowers, ar d the whol* property is very desira ble as a residence. Also, Lot No. 4, in Davidson's sub-division of the west part of said square, fronting twenty-five feet on the east side of Twelfth street west, between Massichusetts avenue and north M street, and running back one hundred feet one inch. Terms : One-third cash; the remainder in six and twelve months, with interest, secured by the pur chaser's notes with approved surety. On the ) ati fication of the sale by the court, and payment in full otthe purchase money, the trustee will con vey tbe titles in fee simple. If the terms of sale are not complied with wihtln five days thereafter, the trustees reserve the right to re-sell the property, at the risk and eost of the defaulting purchaser, on one week's notice in the Evening Star. Conveyances and stamps at the cost of the pur chaser. TIIOS. J. FISHES, Trustee. mv.23 d J. C. MoGlIRB ft CO.. Aucts. B Y W.L. WALL ft CO., Auctioneers. STOCK OF GROCERIES AT AUCTION. MONDAY MORNING, May 3), commencing at 10o'clock, we will sell. at the store of Messrs. Fenwick ft Co., Island IIall, corner Virginia ave^ nue andith street, their entire stock of Groceries, Liauora, and good will, the Store for rent, and can be bad on a ltase, and rent very low, inquire of the Auctioneers. The stock is fresh, and compri se s? White and Brown Sugars, Teas, ColTees, Flcur, Whiskey* Wines, Tobacco, Segars, Canned Fruits, and Condiments, Wooden, Earthem, and Tin ware. Glassware, Pepper, Starch, Spices, Together with a variety of articles usually kept in a well selected retail Grocery Store. ALSO, We will sell, at 12 o'clock precisely. Horse, Wagon, and Harness, Terms:?All sums under 9S? cash, over that amount, a credit of thirty ana sixty days, for notes satisfactorily endorsed, bearing interest. my.20d W. L. WALL ft Co., Aucts. B Y GREEN ft WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. BALE OF VALUABLE TTNIMPROVED PROPER TY. By virtue of a decree of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia passed the 10th day of May. 1864, which decree has been approved by the 8u &reme Court of said District, in Equity sitting, lo. 124,1 shall Pablic Auction,to the high est bidder, on MONDAY, the 30th day of May, 1334, at 6 o'clock, p. m.,all of sub-division Lot num bered 64, in Square numbered 545, with appurte nances. Terms of sale, cash. All conveyancing at tbe eost of the purchaser. Upon default of tbe purchaser to comply with the terms of sale, the property will be re-sold at bis expense, upon eiving three days further no tice. ISABELLAS. MAOILL, Onardian, my.13-d GREEN ft WILLIAMS. Aucts. B Y J. C. McGUIRE ft CO., Auctioneers. LARGE AND DESIRABLE BRICK DWELLING HOUSE AND I.OT ON PENNSYLVANIA AVE NIE. BETWEEN TWENTY FOURTH AND TWENTY FIFTH 8TREICT8 WEST. On MONDAY AFTERNOON. May 3 >. at 6 o'clock, on the premises, we shall sell. ? large three-story and attic Brick DweiHnw Honse. witn dining room extension. ** Pennsylvania avenue, between 94?i> ana 25th streets west, containing thirteen rooms, with water and gas; als* a heating furnace, together with a vacant Lot adjjining on th* east Side, improved with fruit trees and shrubbery. The House has lately been put in thorough repair, and is in all respects d?sirable as a residence. Terms: Oue-tnird in cash; tli.- remainder in six and twelve months, with interest, secured by deed of trust on the premises. Conveyances at the cost of the purchaser. Early possession given Will be added, a desirable Vacant Lot on the =ime front. 32 by 56. my 23 dtd J. C. McGUIRE ft CO , Aacts. B Y J. O. MoGDIRE ft CO., Auctioneers, TRUSTEE S BALE OF VALUABLE VACANT LOTS ON THE ISLAND, i On SATURDAY AFTERNOON, June lltb, at 6 I o'clock, on the premises, by virtue of a decree of tbe 8upreme Court of tbe District of Columbia, sitting in chancery. psssed on the 3d day of May, ! A. D. 1864.1 shall sell at Publio Auction. Lots Noh. (9.70,71, 72. and 73, in Square No &I2, frontingeadi 25 feet on the west side of Four-and-a-half street, between south M and N streets, running back 15*) feet to a 30 feet alley. ALSO, Lots Nos. 3,4, and part of Lot No. 5. in Square No 493, fronting on Bouth G street, between Four and a half street and Sixth street west. Terms eash. If the terms of sale are not complied with in five days after the sale, the Trustee reserves the right to re sell at the risk and expense of the defaulting purchaser. Conveyances at the cost of the purehassr. T. EDWARD CLARK. Trustee. my.20-2awftds J. C. McGUIRE ft CO., Aucts. RUCTION SALS OF CONDEMNID HORSES, War Depaktme*t. Cavalbt Bcriatt, i Orrion or Onur QcAataaMASTaa, > . , Washington. D. C., April 25.1364. N Will be sold at pablic auction, to the highest bid der, at the times and places named below, via : Newport, Penna , Thursday, May flth, Gettysburg, Penna.. Monday, May 9th, ARoona. Penna., Thursday, May 12th, Mifflin, Penna., Thursday, May 19th, Beading. Penna., Thursday, May 28th, Lebanon, Penna., Thursday, Jane 2d, Northumberland, Penna., Thursday, June 9th. Bgranton, Penna.,Thursday, June 16th. WImam sport. Penna., Thursday, June 2Sd. One Hundred (100) horses at Gettysburg, and Two Hundred and Fifty (290; at each of the other places. These horses bavenbeen condemned as unfit for the cavalry service of the United States Army. For road and farm purposes many good bargains may be had. Horses will be sold singly. Bales begin at 10 a. m., and continue daily until all are sold. Terms: cash, In United States Treasury notes only. JAMB8 A. BKSN, ap.16.tje20 Lt. Ool and C. Q. M. Cavalry Bureaa, |JN1T?D bTATES MARSHAL'S SALB. In virtue of two writs of Fieri Facias Issued from the (Herb's office of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, and to me directed. I will expose to public sale, for cash, at the front of the Court House door, of said county, on MONDAY, the fith day of June next. 1864, at 12 o'clock M., all de fendant's right, title, claim, and interest in and to Lots No. 1, 2. and 3, in Square No. 90. being the undivided third part of said Lots, seised and levied upon as the property of William Douglass, and will be sold to satisfy Judicial No. 298 ana 299. to Octo ber term 1859, in favor of Wm. G. W. White and Bri ther, use of James R. Smith, use of Henry Douglass. , , ^ ? WM. SELDEN, my.l3-dftds late U. 8. Marshal. D. O. C ALB OF CONDEMNED GRAIN AND GRAIN 0 SACKS. Chitf Quartermaster's Qffic*. Dtpot of Washington, I Washington, D. 0., May 26,1884. f Will be sold at public auction, at Seventh street Wharf, in the city of Washington, D. C . SATUR DAY June 4, ]ej64 at 11 o'clock, a. m., about .3,0^ three thousand bushels of Oats and (39,(00) thir y five thousand Grain 8aeks, condemned as unrit for pnbl ie lervioe. Successful bidders will be required to remove their purchases within five (S) days from tbe day of sale _ Terms: Cash In Government funds, D. H HDCRH Brig. Gen. and GbiefQuartermasteV, my.26-td Depot of Washington, P. O. ^QCOA MATTING AT PRIVATE BALIL We have Just received from the Importers for nnvate sale, ten thousand yards of Cocoa Matting, different widths, at our furniture warerooms. m the rear of oar aaction rooms. W. L. WALL ft OO.. Asefreand Commission Merohanls, loath eerner Pa, ay, and ftb si PROPOSALS. A MHBACIIJD COAL FOB TB? NAVY. Natt Dipartmkwt, ) Bureau of Iqcipmemt ASH RBCRCiftso,, Mar 24.1SS4. J , Sealed Proposals'or furnishing Anthracite Coal for the Navy, to be delivered during the fiscal year ending30th June, JH65, will be received at this Bureau antil 10 a. m.. U*ta June. 1&4. These proposals must be endorsed. "Proposals for Anthracite Coal for Steamers," that they uiajr be distinguished from other business letters. The offer must be for the delivery of loo,0W tons. Of 2,240 pounds. The coal must be of the best Buck Mountain or Black Heath, or of akind equal to them in all re spects, for the purpose Intended, which equality will be determined by a Board appointed by the Secretary of the Navy after the reception of the bid 8. The name of the coal proposed to be furnished must be stated in the offer. It is to be delivered in lumps of suitable size fer naval steamers?clean, of uniform quality, select ed free from impurities, unmixed?of which the contractor will be required to furnish such evi dence as will be satisfactory. and be subject to ,-uCli inspection as to quality and quantity as the De partment may direct. The coal must In all res pects be satisfactory to the inspector or inspec tors, to be appointed by the Bureau, who will have the right of peremptory rejection. The coal is to be delivered on board vessels, at such place in the port of Philadelphia as may be designated by the Bureau, and in such quantities and at such times as. in the opinion of the Bureau, the exigencies of the service may require ; com mencing when the vessel is reported ready to re ceive cargo ; furnishing, if demanded, not less than l.Ot-0 tons per day. to be distributed to each vessel, as may be directed, until the loading is completed. Proposals will likewise be received for the deliv ery of Si'.UOO tons of the same quality of coal. to be delivered in the port of -New York, on board ves sels. as at Philadelphia. In the case offailure todeliver the coal in proper quantity, of the proper quality, and at the proper time and place, the Bureau will reserve in the contract the right to purchase forthwith, at the contractor's risk and expense, that which may seem necessary to supply the deficiency. Any demurrage, or other charges to which the Navy Department may be subjected from delay in the prompt delivery of the coal by the contractors, will be deducted from their bills. The price most be for the coal delivered on board vessels, on the tcrriis and conditions above stated, at the contractor's risk and expense, and without extra charge of any kind. The offer, as required by law, must be accompa nied by a written guaranty, signed by one or more responsible persons, to the effect that they under take that the bidder or bidders will, if liisor their bid be accepted, enter into obligation, at such time as mav be prescribed by the Bureau, with good And sufficient sureties, to furnish the supplies proposed. No proposition will be considered unless aeeom pauied by such guarantee: and the Department reserves the right to reject all the offers, if con sidered to be to the interest of the service to do so. Two or more sureties each in a sum equal to the amount specified to be paid, will be required to sign the coutract. and their responsibility will be certified by a l uited States District Judge. United States District Attorney. Collector, or Nary Agent. As additional and collateral security?twenty per cent, will be withheld from the amount of all pay ments. which reservation is uot to be paid except by authority of the Secretary of the Navy, until the contract shall have been in all respects com plied with; and the remaining eighty per cent, or other amount that may he <lue upon each bill, will, when a proper certificate in furnished by the inspector, and the bill approved by the Bureau, be paid bv such navv agents as the contractor may name, within ten days after the warrants for the same shall have been passed by the Secretary of the Treasury. It will be stipulated in thecontractthat if default be made in the delivery of the coal?in the quantity, or the quality, and at the place and time directed by the Bureau?then, and in that case, the con tractor and his suret ies will forfeit and pay to the United State*, as liquidated damages, a sura of money not exceeding twice the contract pr:ce. which may be recovered from time to time, accord ing to the act or acts of Congress in that case pro vided. Bidders wlioae proposals shall be accepted, and none other, will be notified, and, as early as prac ticable, a coutract will be transmitted to tnein. which they will he required to execute within ten days after its receipt at the Post Oflice or navy agency named by them. The form of offer, guaranty, and certificate is herewith given: FORM OF OFFER. I (or we), of , State of .hereby agree to furnish and deliver thousand tons of anthracite coal for steamers' use. at at the rate of per ton. of 2.240 pounds, amount ing to dollars, the whole in conformity with the provisions and terms of the advertisement of the 24th day ?f May, 1864. from the Navy Depart ment. and hereunto appended. Should my (or our) oner be accepted. I (or we) re quest to be informed at . and that the con tract may be forwarded to for signatures an-1 certificate. (Place.) (Signed) A. B. (Date J FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of . in the State , and of , .in the State of hereby jointir and severally covenant wijji the United States, anil guarantee that iu ca?e tue fore f;oing bad of be accepted. will, Within en days after the receipt of the coutract at -?. oxecute the same. with good and sufficient sureties, for the delivery of the anthracite coal proposed, in compliance with the terms of the advertisement of the 16th of May. 1864, hereto appended, and under which it was made; and in case the said ? shall fail to enter into the contract aforesaid, w<* guarantee to make good the dillerence bet ween the offer of the said and that which may be ac cepted. Witness, (?igiy>d) C. i>. (Place.) F. (Data.) , . , I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors. and . are good and sufficient. (Signed ) G. H. T>> be signed by the United States District Jnd ae. United States District Attorney, Collector, or Navy Ag<-nt. my y d*d ORDNANCK OFTICE, War Department, Washington, May 25,1?64. Sealed Proposals will be received at this Office until TUl'^Bit/, the 14th day of Juno,18->4. for 8-inch Columbiad shot and 8 inch Mortar Shell, to be delivered in the following quantities at the un dernamed Arsenals, viz : 9-INCH COLUMBIAD SHOT. At the Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts, 4,Of>0. At the Watervliet Arsenal. New York. 4,><>". At the New York Arsenal, Governor's Inland, New York. G,000. At the Alleghany Arsenal. Pittsburgh, 4,000. At the St. Louis Arsenals. Missouri, 2,"00. 8-lNCIl MORTAR SHELL. At the New York Arsenal. Governor's Island, New York. 2",fH<t. At the Watervliet Arsenal. New York, 5.000. These projectiles are to be made of the Kind of metal, and inspected after the rules laid down in the Ordnance Manual, the tensile strength of the iron for columbiad shot to be not less than 25,n>?0 lbs per square Inch, and for mortar shells not less than 14,000 lbs oer 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 transportation. Deliveries must be made at the rate of nbt less than one-tenth (1-loth) of the whole amount con tracted for per week. The first delivery to be made on the 29th day of Jinie, I8ft4. 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 time. Separate proposals must be made for the Bhot and shell. Bidden will state explicitly the Arsenal or Ar senals where they propose to deliver, and the number of projectiles they 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 shot or shell other than those cast in his own foundry, they will be re jected, and the contract rendered null and void. Bidders will enclose with their oids the written acknowledgments of their sureties over their own signatures Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bond with approved sureties 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 bias, if not deemed satisfactory. Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington, D. 0, ' and endorsed " Proposalsfor 8-inch Columbiad Snot," and "Proposals for 8-inch Mor tar Shells." GEORGE D. RAMSAY, my 26-td Brig. Gen. Chief of Ordnance. f^HIEF QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, ) Deport of Washington,S Washington. D. C., January 4,1864. \ All dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather, Office Furniture, Harness, and SadJUery, are re quested to send to thisoffice, on MONDAYof each week, a sealed proposal or list, in duplicate, of the articles they are prepared to fnrnish 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 can he obtained without delay, and at the lowest price. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will be re quired to furnish the list punctually every Monday morning. D. H. RUCKER, Brigadier General and Chief Quartermaster, ia 5-tf Depot of Washington. FJ. HEIBERGER, SUCCESSOR TO H. F. LOUDON & CO., H CITI7ENS' AND MILITARY ^Al MERCHANT TAILOR, R& Mttropelitan (lalt Brown's J wm , - 362 Pennsylvania avenue. oc 27-tf Washington, D. O. ?ARRIAGES AND HARNESS FOR SALS. Just received and. for sale, of the very latest styles, six Shifting-Top, six Plain Top and five Np-Top BUGGIES ; fttP Hif , Light One-Horse CARRIAGES and twoBcaK Bretts. Thirty sets Single and twenty sets Double HAR NESS, some extra fine. . . Alro on hand, a number of Second-hand CAR RIAGES. THOMAS YOUNG, ap 23-lm No. 409 Pennsylvenia avenue. APPINES8 OR MISERY\-THAT IS THE QUESTION.?The proprietors of the "PARI SIAN* CABIN ET OF WONDERS, AN ATOMY, and MEDICINE," have determined?regardless of ex pense?to issue, free, (far the benefit of suffering humanity.) four of their most instructive and in teresting Lectures on Marriage and ita qualifica tions. Nervous Debility, Premature Decline, In digestion, Weakness, Depression, or ignorance ef Physiology and Nature's Law These Invaluabla lectures have been the means of enlightening and caving thousands And will be forwarded free on the receipt cf four stamps, by addressing Stcritary Parisian Cc: intttf Anatomy and Mdirint. 363 Srcadway,Sew York, iul3-ly PROPOSALS. PROPOSALS FOR HOOPINU PELT mD PITCQ, Ckuf QuMTtermaster's Ojkc*% D,rot if Washington,? Wabhihqtox. D. O., May 2S, 19M. t Pealed Proposal* will be received at thH office until FRIDAY. June 3,1864. at 12o'clock m., for delivering in the City of Washington, D. C., the following amount* of Rooting Kelt and Pitch, vis: One hundred and eight < 1(*0 ton* of Roofing Pelt. Eight hundred ($?*?) barrels of Pitch, for Booting Cement. The particular kind or description of the above articles roust be stated in the proposal. and bid ders will be required to furnish samples of the ar ticles they propose to deliver. One-fourth (l4 ) of the quantity of each article will be required to be delivered within thirty (3^) days from the date of the contract. one-foar?h( ^ > in sixty <6")day* therefrom, and the balance in ninety <9<>) days therefrom. Ka"!ft barrel of Pitch or Roofing Cement mmt Contain not less than three hundred (S*i) pounds, and delivered in good. sound barrels, aaid barrels to be furni'hed free of cost to the Government. The articles offered bv the successful bidders Trill be subjected to a rigid inspection before being accepted, by an inspector appointed by the Gov ernment. PROPOSALS. The price must be written out in words on the bid. as most also the full name and post office ad dress of the bidder. Proposal* from disloyal parties will not be con sidered. and an oath of allegiance mur-t accompany each proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Brigadier Gen eral D. H. BrCKEB; Washington, D. C , and should be plainly marked "Proposals for Rooting Fit .?<!' OUARANTE, The bidder will be required to aeeompanyfhis proposition with a guaranty, signed by two respon sible persons, that in case his bid Is accepted he will at onee execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties. In a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to deliver the artiel* proposed, in conformity with the terms of thi* advertisement; and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the contract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder an! the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown bv the oflicial certificate of the clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United States District Attorney. Bonds in a sum equal to the amount of the eon tract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors will be required of the successful bid ac-r or bidders upon signing the contract FORM OK GUARANTEE. We, the undersigned, residents of ???, in the county of . and State of , hereby, jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee incase the foregoing bid of be acccpted. that he or they will at once execute the contract for the same with good and sufficient sure ties. in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the articles proposed in conformity t*> the ternih of the advertisement, dated May 25, un der which the hid was made; and in ca*e the said shall fail to enter into a contract as afore said. we guarantee to make good the difference be tween the offer of the t-aitl and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. \ Given under our hands and seal* i this day oi , 13t>?. Witness: [Seal. [Seal. To this guarantee must be appended the officia? certificate abov? mentioned. The right to reject any or all bid* that may be deemed too higb is reserved bv the Depot Quar termaster, as well as the right to select from each bid such articles at the price therein named as i* required by the Government. D H. RUCKEB. Brig. Gen. and Chief Quartermaster, my 26-td Depot Washington I P BOFOSALS FOR FLOUB. ? Office Depot Commissary of Subsist??, t Washington, j"). C . May 19,1?*64. f Healed Proposals are invited until the 3>tb I of May, at 12 o'clock m.. for furnishing the Sub i sisteuee Department with EIGHT THOUSAND <8.000) BABBELS OP FLOUB. The proposals will be for what Is known at this Depot as N os. 1,2 and 3. and bids will be entertained for any quantity less tnan the whole. Bids must be in duplicate, and for each grade on separate sheetB of paper. . The Flour to be fresh ground, and delivered m new oak barrels, head lined. The delivery of the Flour to commence within five days from the opening of the bids, and in sucn quantities, daily, as the Government may direct; delivered at theGovernment warehouse in Gw>rge town,at the wharves or railroad depot in Wash ington, D. C. . The delivery of all Flour awarded to be com pleted within twenty days from the opening of the Payment will be made in certificates of indebt edness, or such other funds as the Government may have for disbursement. The usual Government inspection will be made Just before the Flour is received, and none will be accepted which is not fresh ground. An oath of allegiance must accompany the bid or each bidder who has not the oath on file in this office, and no bid will be entertained from parties who have previously failed to comply with the*r bids, or from bidders not present to respond. Government reserves the right to reject any hid for any cause. . , Bids to be addressed to the undersigned, at No, 223 G street, endorsed " Proposals for Flour.'' S.O.GBEENE, my <iO-td Captain and C. 8. V. pROPOSALS FOB FORAGE. Chief Quartermaster's Ornc*, I Washington Depot, Dec. 8, 1853. J Sealed Proposals are invited by the undersigned for supplying the U. 8. Quartermaster's De Sartment, at Washington. D. C., Baltimore. Md.. lexandna, and Fort Monroe, Ya., or either of theae?places, with Hay, Corn, Oats and 8traw. Bids will be received for the delivery of S.OXJ bushels of corn or oats and 60 tons of hay or straw, and upwards. Bidders must state at which ofthe above-named points they propose to make deliveries, and the rates at which tneywill 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 up in good stout sacks, of about two bushelseach. Oatsin like sa?ks of about three bushels each. The sacks to be furnished 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 under the bids herein In vited will be subject to a rigid inspection by tlie Government Inspector before being accepted. Contracts will be awarded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the Government may require and payment win 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 ia accepted he or they will, within ten days thereafter, exccute 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 advertisment; 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 bidder and 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. 8. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. All 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. for Forage." Bonds,In a sum equal 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. FOBM OF PROPOSAL. (Town, County and State)???? (Date) , \ yw I ? ? tne iuD8crib?r. ao hereby propose to famieli 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. 8,1863. the follewmg articles, vix : 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 tone of Baled 8traw, at per ton of 2,900 pounds. Delivery to commence on or before the day of , 18ft?, and to be completed on or before the dpy of , 186?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with the United States, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after being notified that my bid has been accepted. Tour obedient servant. Brigadier General D. H. Bccker, General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. 0. ? ? GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the County of??, and State of , hereby, Jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and 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 same 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 Decembers, 18<$3? under which the bid was made, and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract ae 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. Given under our hands and seals this day of ?_ [??:) 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 8tates District At torney, Collector of Customs, or any other offloer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known to this office. D. H. RUCKER, ? dec 9-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. Ttf ARCHING OUT. A Manual of Military Sur lvl veyine. London. . _ Paterson s Military Drawing and Surveying. London Oeanasn?Metbode de lever les plans. Paris. Lai abbe?Cours de Topographs elementaire. UArt de leverles plans, Paris. JpV F FRANCE TAYLOR.

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