Newspaper of Evening Star, July 21, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 21, 1864 Page 1
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V2?. XXIV. 11 . ?? ???? WASHINGTON, D. C.. THURSDAY. JULY 21. 1864. N2. 3.556. _ _r PERSONAL. EXTRAORDIN ARY POWER.-Mrs L SMITH, J Clairvoyant and Test Medium. 259 4th street, few doors above I street, with the aid of spirits, :amines all kinds of diseases, sees roar dead mad fing friends; describes them, gets names; Itell* lar&ctrr: reads the future. Advice about huai ?ss. Bitting $2. jy M-ln* )NLY FIFTEEN WEEKS IN AMERICA. DR. BECHTINGKR, formerly Surgeon in large in the Austrian and Italian army, oe ipied himself with the treatment of all kinds of Particular attention given to Fenael? issases and Private Diseases. Besides tie > . Ice of three old languages, he ?onve*" -?g"** .so, French. Italian, German. * ? - ??. iai<s. His Imperial a as from the most calebrf -f4 kisDiplo tang la his oF- **ed university of Europe flee htinVeriM * 499 Seventh street Dr. K.wh,V??S,M-. unotty many others not pub ?TiSv ? , ?o?o?ing oertificates may be attested: tk? ?..+ ?? eert'f1 that I haTe been troubled for rr? 1^1 5*'* wlth ? ebronic disease, resist nf ???? -reatmeat, and which through the m -itinger; I have been perfectly cured. .. v f ?on citT',Bt J"*. 18M- DONB." ."eatment of my involuntary discharge, ana you v naceess in it, recommend you very hign l?- T. L. SMITH." w?flnt German newspaper, (Weker Columbia,) r^ys: After a long sickness my poor ehild became dropsical, in which time I call to you, dear sir, and you saved him. MASCON A B. B street. No 298." "I bad tried all specifics, without any effect, againit the chrenic long disease of my eldest son, until under your treatment be improved "Maryland av., 11th st. MULLER, Painter.'* All these and many other very difficult cures have been made by Dr. B. in the above specified time. Regular office hours from 9 to 11 a. m., and 4 to 8 p. m. For the poor and unfortunate posi tively only from 11 to 12. Medicines without charge. Mo 499 Seventh street, opposite Ckld Pel low a' Hall. *Z?iIBl_ H*WARE of IMP08T0RS !f !-Dr. LBON. for D many years a successful practitioner in New York, has opened ( for a few weeks) an office No. 414 Penn'a avenue, between iS and 6th streets, where those afflicted (either male or female) with diseases of Private nature may consult him. No charge made if he tails to oure. Persons at a dis tance ran be treated by addressing by mail. fy Mm* r\(lfT01 lrmwj, ??-. tiw i uineentn street f-' w^fit. between O and n, insures success in all FEMALE COMPAINTS. Consultations exctnsive ly with ladies. Hours 9 a. m. to 8 p. m. )e89 lm* HDB. J H. THOMPSON AS Removed Irom No. 374 north V to 213 H street, one door west of 7th st. Office hours, 1'J to 12 a. m.; ? to 8 p. m. jeM-lm* aUERY?? Who has the largest assortment of pattern for Stamping f Wbo is tbe only prac tical person that Stamps? Whe baa the largest number of bands at Embroidery T Who bas the Rnest stock of Embroideries. Braids, Ac., and who is the only person in the District tbat does Fluting for ladies dTessesf aVPRINCE, 381 F STRBET,.? where ladies can select from 36,000 choice patterns for any kind of work, and where they can fat ANY PATTERN stamped. Having stamped for 80,000 ladies is proof that he knows his business. Ladies who do not want their goods spoiled, but stamped as they should be, *o to the only person in the ttty who does good work. FLUTING I FLUTING! FLUTING! The only machine in town now in operation. Fluting done as good as in new York or elsewhere, my 9-tf ?T'391 F street, opposite Patent Office. "TRAVELERS' directory. CAPB MAY. Y RAILROAD PROM PHILADELPHIA FROM ALNUT STREET PIER,, J A WjfisT JERSEY RAIL-, OAD. I At 8 a. m., accommodation due at a. m. At 10 a. m., express due at 13* p. m. At a. m , express due at 8 p. m. Returning, leave Cape May? ? a. m. express due at9% a. m. 11.46 accommodation due at 4>* p. m. fi.to p. m. express due art 83i p. m. Through without change of cars or baggage. New ear*, and everything first-class. Je y 3m J.YAN RENSSELAER, Supt. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. On and after Sunday, June 19th, 1864, Daily Trains will be run between Washington and New York aad Washington and the West, as follows: FOR PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7.30 a. m., 11.15 a. m., and 8.3" p. m. daily, except Sunday. On 8nnday at 8 JO p. m. only. FOR BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA. Leave Washington at 3 p. m. daily, except Sun day. Passengers will note that this train rans as far as Philadelphia only. FOR NEW YORK. Leave Washington dally at 6.30 p. m. This ttant is for New York passengen exclusively, FOR BALTIMORE. Leave Washington at 6JO a. m., 11.13 a. ra.,3p. m.. 4.46 p. m., 7.20 p. m , and 8.3J p. m., except Bun day. O* Sunday at 7.30 a. m.,3 p. m., and 8.30 p. m. FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. Leave Washington at 6.90 a. m. and3,4.45and8.30 p. ro. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at 3 and 3.30 p. m Tickets sold to all points WBST, and baggugt Jlftktd through. FOR ANNAPOLIS. Leave Washington at 6JO a. m. and 4.15 p.m. daily, except Sunday. No train for Annapolis on Sunday. Trains leaving Washington at 7J0 a. m. and ,8.3" p. m. go through to New York without chant? 'of ears. _ Sleeping cars on 6.3nand 8 JO p. m. trains. Berths ean be secured until 6 p. m. daily at the ticket of fice After that hour they must be secured of the sleeping ear conductor. The first and fifth trains stop at all way points. The 3 p. m. train stops only at Bladensburg, Beltsville. Laurel. Annapolis Junction and Relay Bonse daily, except Sunday. On Sunday it stone at all way points. PARTICULAR NOTICE. Passengers will please observe that the 3 p.m. train runs only as Jar as Fhiladtlphia daily, except Sunday On Sunday it runs to Balttmorionly. Also, tbat the 6 JO p. m. train takes New York Passenger a oniv. For farther information, tickets of any kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. KOONTZ, Agent it W&flh ingten^or at the Ticket Office. W. P. SMITH, Master of Transportation. L M. COLE, General Ticket Agent. )?20-tf G RBAT PBNNSYLVAN'A ROUTB TO THI NORTHWEST AND SOVTHWB&T. ON AND AND AFTEB NOYBMBBB 13TH trains will leave Baltimore from the North Cal Tert Station as follows: Past Mail at 9 JO A.M. Harrisburg Accommodation 3.00 P. M. Lightning Express. ~....9J0 P. M. THE 6.30 A. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the9.20 a. m. train from Baltimore for Pittsburg and the West .and for Elmira, Buff alo. Rochester, Dunkirk, Canandaigua, and Ni agara Falls, and for New York city. TnB i.20 P. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON conneets with the 9.3" p. m. train from Balti more for Elmira and the North and Pittsburg and the West. BLEEPING CARS ON NIGHT TRAIN8. SoLDisas' Tickets at ?over?*sst Rxtis. ONE THROUGH TRAIN ON SUNDAY. LOW FARB AND QUICK TIMB. WPor tickets and any information apply at the office of the Great Pennsylvania Boute, corner Penn. aveaue and 6thstreet,under National Hotel, Washington. J. N. DUBARRY, Superintendent N. 0. R. R. . ^ E J WILE INS, PiM and Tieket Agent, cor. 6th st. and >??" Penn. avenue. SUMMER RESORTS. V TNITED STATES HOTEL, U cape Island, n. j, JOHN WEST. AARON MILLER, PROFR1BTOK3. Beg leave to call the attention of their friends uid the public to the above magnificent/" the\_ June. Besides a spacious Dining Hall and Parlors, it contains an . - . .. ventilated L Dr? furniture throughout. The Proprietors of this Establishment oeg leave u> call me attention or tneir menus id the public to the above magnificent A . ? A 'Ublisbment, which will be open forVcSBV e reception of visitors on the 15th ofJUUHJ spacious Dining Hall and Parlors, it i unusual number of large and well Bed Rooms, all handsomely furnished expense te meet the wants of tCsir ,bM# iiber%i,y th# Application rooms made to the subscribers, r'ply p? Island, will receive a prompt ?M* WEST A MILLER. DENTISTRY. |jJ~REAL dTsCOVERY""IN PHNTI3i'liv! Tuth kztreund without Pvvn with thi Mmhriu *f Oxygm. 1 would alvise all persons having teeth to es? tract to cail at Dr. LEWIE'S office, ana have them taken out by this new and harmless process. Also call a.id<<^7^^^y examine the Doctor's new and im- _ " ? proved methed of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If yoo on?? s?e the great ImproTSment in his teeth you will haye them in no other style than this new and valoaMe one. No. 243. Pa. aT?n?e, between ltth ard 13th streets. novtf S. R. LEWIB. M. P., Penttot. M. LQoMis. M.y thJl^venter ?d Patent? o^JbeMINERAL PLa?b TEBTH, aV <?nds persoualiy at his offioe in thisAh cm Many persons ean wear thew^/fTTWr WetH wh?> e^Qoot wear otb?rft, iad BO #tr?oa c^n wear other* w ho ctniet wear the*. rereoiii cailimc at my o$ce can be aAoommodatM ?lib any ?tyl* au1 price >f tbty may de?ir#? hot to those wh? are particular and wish the PBMOT, eleauest, strongest, and most perfect denture that art can produce, the MtNCRAL PL ATI will he more fully warranted. Booms !n this city?No33s Pennsylvania avenne hetwe?n 9th and tcth streeU Aleo, 967 Aroh stM Philadelphia. n?r4 >y PROPOSALS. pBOPOBALS FOR STAMPED ENVELOPES. Pos* Office Dbfartmiwt, } Washington. July 16.1884. S Sealed Proposals will be received until three o'clock p. m. on tbe thirteenth day of August, 1864, for furnishing all the Btamped Envelopes and Newspaper Wrapper* which this Department may require during a period commencing on the twelfth day of September, 1864, and ending on the firstday of April, 18rV, vis : STAMPED ENVELOPES. No. 1, or note sise, 2Ja by 4X inches, of white paper. No. 2, or letter aize.SU by s>? inches, and extra letter sise, 3>i by #?? inches, of white, buff, or cream colored paper, in such proportions of either as may be required. No. 3. or official sire. 3Ji by 8V inches, of the same colors as No 2, and under a like condition aa to the proportion of each. All of the above envelopes are to be embossed with a postage stamp of style and color similar to those now in use, of snch denomination as the Postmaster General may select. Stamped newspaper wrappers, not less than 6 by 10 2-6inches, and ofbuffor in mil la paper, embossed with the two-cent postage stamp, or any other de note ination that may be required. Proposals are also invited for fnrnishing straw or manilla board boxes, or others of equal or su ? perior strength, for packing parcels of envelopes o,?an3'tor ^a^er^pnjof f?ve thousand PS?^UNfPVcelsof four totwenfcy The manufactory mint, at all reasonable times, be subject to the inspection of the'agent of the De partment, who will be instructed to require that the envelopes and wrapDers shall be made in the best manner, of paper of approved quality, manu factured specially for the purpose, and with such watermarks as the Postmaster General may di rects They must be eummed for sealing?the for mer at least 4>i inches on the point, and one end of tbe latter ; they must be banted in parcel* of twenty-five, packed, without charge for packing, ami furnished complete in all respects, ready for use with all reasonable dispatch, and in such quan tities as may b? required to fill the orders of post masters. and must be delivered daily,either at the Post Office Department or at the office of an agent duly authorised to inspect aud receive the same? tbe place of delivery to be at the option of the Postmas'er General, and tbe cost thereof to be paid by tbe contractor. The agent of tbe Department will fnrnish the address for each parcel, whieh is to be pasted on the box by the manufacturer without charge. The dies for embossing tbe postage stamps on the envelopes and wrappers are to be executed in the best style, and they are to be provided, renewed, and kept in order at the expense of the contractor. The Department also reserves the right of re quiring new denominations of stamps, and any changes of the dies or colors, without additional charge. Bidders are notified that the Department will require, as a condition of the contract, that the envelopes and wrappers shall be manufactured and stored in such a manner as to afford entire security against loss by fire or by theft. Bidders are expected to furnish samples of paper with their b'ds, of tbe quality they intend to use in the manufacture of the envelopes which they firopose to supply, and also specimens of the enve opes, unstamped, and of boxes. Proposals are also invited for devices other than watermarks, (or additional to such marks,) to afford protection against counterfeiting. Speci mens to be submitted. The contract to be awarded to the bidder whose proposal, although it be not tbe lowest, is consid ered the most advantageous to the Department, taking into account tbe price, the quality of the samples, and his suffieiency and ability to manu facture and deliver em elopes in accordance with the terms of this advertisement; and no proposals will be considered unless accompanied by guar antees. Before closing a contract the successful bidder may be required to prepare new dies and submit specimen impressions thereof. The use of the present dies may or not be continued, but no rad ical change in the device of the stamps will ba adopted. Bonds and security will be required for the faith ful performance of the contract, and payments un der it will be made quarterly. Tbe Poatmaster General reserves to himself the right to annul it whenever he shall discover that the same, or any part thereof, is offered for sale in the market for the purpose of speculation; and he will not. in any case sanction a transfer of the contract to any party who shall be, in his opinion, letts able or less qualified than the original bidder or contractor. The right is also TPserved to annul the contract for a failure to perform faithfully any ef its stip ulations. Tbe number of envelopes of different sizes and of wrappers issusd to postmasters during tbe fis cal year ending June 3", 1863, is fully set forth in tbe last report of the Postmaster General The bids should be marked " Proposals Tor Stamped Envelopes and Wrappers,"ana should be addressed to the " Tbird Assistant Postmaster General, Poat Office Department." jy 16-eotd M. BLAIR, Postmaster General. i hRDNANCE OFFICE, \J Wak Dspartmkst, _ Washington. July 13,1884. Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until 4 o'clock on the 1st day of August, 1864, for the delivery at tha New York Agency, No. Worth street. New York city, of SO.OOb ARTILLERY BLANKETS. , These Blankets must be of pure wool, close woven, of stout yarns, to be red, with a black border three (3) inches wide from the edge, and the letters "U. 8.." six (6) inches high, black color, in the center of the blanket. They are to be seventy five (75) inches long by sixty-seven (67) inches wide and of the weight of 3.1875 lbs., or 3 3 16 lbs., on which a variation of 0.1875, or 316 lbs., will be allowed. They must be single and not in pairs, and packed in cases of one hundred each. The Blankets are to be inspected at the factory where made, and none will be accepted or paid for except such as are approved upon inspection. Deliveries must be made as follows, vi*: One twentienth ot the amount contracted for on the 31st day of Angust, and one-tenth of the amount per week thereafter. Failure to deliver at a specified time will subject tb e contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. No bid will be considered which does not come from a manufacturer of Blankets, or regular dealer in such goods. Forms of bid can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not made out on this form will not b constJtred. _ _ GUARANTY. The bidder wil! be required to accompany his proposition nith a guaranty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that, in case his bid be accepted, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to tbe amount of the contract, to deliver the arti cles proposed, in conformity with the terms of this 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 and the next responsible bidder, or tbe person to whom tbe contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the g? - shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown bv the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Oourt, or of the United States Dis trict Attorney, Bonds in the sum equal to the amount of the contract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will bo required of the successful bid der or bidders upon signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the county of , and State of hereby jointly and severally covenant with theT'nited States,and guarantee, in case tbe foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a Bum equal to the amount of tbe con tract, to furnish theartick-4 pioposed, in confor mity with the terms of this advertisement dated July 13,1864.under which thebld was made;and, in ease the said sha'1 fall to enter into a con tract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may bo awarded. {Given under our hands and seals this day of , 186?. (Seal. 1 _ . t Seal I To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to en'er into bonds with approved sureties for the faithful execution of the same. Upon the award being made, successful bidders willlte notified and furnished with forms of contract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any ac count. , Proposals will bs addressed to " Brigadier Genl George D Bmnsay, Chief of Ordnance, Washing ton. D. C.." and will be endorsed " Proposals for Artillery Blanket*.-" GEO D. RAMSAY. 1y 14-eoet Brig. Gen'l, Chief of Ordnance. W0P0SAL8F0 RWO RK Off T HE WEST W"lN 6 A F THE NAVAL OBSERVATORY. Burfiunf Navigation. Nmvy Department,) Washington, June S2. 1364. { Sealed Proposals tor work on the west wing of the United States Naval Observatory, endorsed 'Proposals for work on Observatory," and ad dressed to the chief of this Bnreau, will be re ceived at the Bureau until noon of August 1,1864. Drawings and specifications of the work to be dons mar be seen at the Observatory. .... The work is to be oompleted by the 1st of No vember, 1864. 23-ThA M4w PIANOS.?We have received this day, 4 Pianos of8teinway A Bona, and 5 of Ilaines Brothers, also, several Melodeons, which we otter for sale at the lowest factory Ml mw ? rices. Several second hand Pianos upon easy this. As Pianos are advancing in price, we advise per C sons in search of a reliable Instrument, to callaod our ssaortment. W. Q. METZEROTT, * corner 11th and Pa. avenue f maps Iff!!** of Southeastern Virginia; BO Map of Eastern North Carolina; 78. Georgia^S)"*' ? Northern Alabama and M.I or uiw Jf .. Hlaalaitpi .nd AlsDuWK. ?lid CK TAYLOR. r* Virginia; AMUSEMENTS. CANTERBURY HALL. MUBIC J CANTERBURY HALL, J AND HAL L/CANTERBURY HALL.S THEAT SR Louisiana Avbick, har Cirner of Sixth, street. Rear of National and Metropolitan Hotels. Georqx Lka _ Proprietor. W. E. Cavakauoh Stage Manager THE POPULAR 8UMMER RESORT? THE POPULAR SUMMER RESORT I THE POPULAR SUMMER RE80RTI THE POPULAR SUMMER RESORT ! THE POPULAR SUMMER RESORT f TBB POPULAR SUMMER BE80RT! oro "v x * 7 > *%fi it i " *s. { t; ? ? < COOL. COOL, COOL, COOL**, COOLER, COOLER COOLE8T, COOLEST, COOLEST. The entire great Dramatic. Pantomimic, Operatic and Terpsichorean MONSTER COMBINATION. MONSTER COMBINATION, MONSTER COMBINATION, In an Immense Bill of NOVELTIE8, NOVELTIES, NOYELTLES. The Iccomparable Ethiopian Comedians in a New Batch of CORKOGRAPHICALITIES, CORKOGRAPHICALITIES, CORKOQRAPHICALITIES. Including the Side -Splitting Parce of the MISCHIEVOUS DARKEY, MISCHIEVOUS DARKEY, MISCHIEVOUS DARKEY. JOHN MULLIGAN, In his Great Character of Bully Ike in the Laugh able Negro Extravaganza, entitled BIGOING A PURCHASE, RIGOINO A rUBOUAOH, RIGGING A PURCHASE, OB, THE WINE SELLER SOLD. Gra d Characteristic MISCELLANY MI&OELLANY MISCELLANY by the MAMMOTH COMPANY! MAMMOTH COMPANY! MAMMOTH COMPANY I New Comic Vocalizations by W. B. CAVANAGH. New Negro Acta by the Inimitable Trio, DOUGHERTY. WILLIAMS, and REDDEN! The Beautiful Characteristic Ballet, arranged by MUe Viola, entitled THE BAILOR'S CARNIVAL ! THE BAILOR'S CARNIVAL! THE BAILOR'S CARNIVAL! To conclude aach evening with the Comic Panto mime of COOPER V8 COBBLER! CUOPER VS COBBLUR! COOPER VS. COBBLER! CooneT.?- - ? -?. W. B. Cavanagh Cobh'er - ? H. W. Williams Old Man ? ? J.J. Dougherty LADIES AND CHILDREN! Do not forget our ' * ** ? ' * * tiiJH ' SATURDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE! commencing AT TWO O^LOOX. THE ENTIRE GREAT COMPANY APPEAR IN A SPLENDID BILL! Admission?Ladlea SI cents; Children U cents ? i ' * ' x. LOOK OUT TOR NEW PACES f LOOK OUT FOR NEW FACES I LOOK OUT FOR NEW PACKS I LOOK OUT FOR NEW FACES I AdmlaalOB ? ? ? ? 1 PriTate'BoxM, holding ai* persons I W Tickets for aale at the Hotels and Restaurants. Doors open at T e'elock; Performanoe to AMUSEMENTS. groV en'? Vt*R o IT P E MC* To '>"? ?!u S" boats. o*t goffw BWSS. PIC NICS, EXCURSIONS, 4c. THEFOCBTH GRAND PIC NIC of th- KEN NEBF.C ASSEMBLY, which wji post- H%. polled, will take plaue at Green Spring Pa vilion. Georgetown. D C.,on Monday. July JStb, 3;4. Tickets fifty cent*. By nr lT <<f ? the Assembly. J AS. T. CLEMENTS, _jy21j3t* President. POr.RTn GRAND AFTERNOON AND EVEN HEX Jk & ING PIC NIC of the ANMRSOM CLUB will be given at L<KFLER'S WASHINGTON CITY OAKDEN, New York avenue, be i twten 1st and 2>1 streets, 01 WEON EdDA YA Autrust 1 ?, Tickets fifty cents, admitting ft geutleman and ladits* for particulars see futaro advertisemsut. jy gQ-2t* r^KAND GERMAN FESTIVAL, in aid of the funds of the GERMAN RE1.IEF ASSOCIATION POR STCK jk AND WOUNDED SOLDIERS, M K Will positively take place on 99 M MONDAY, July i/5, l*(i4, BEYER'S SEVENTH STRICT PARK, near the Boundary line. To commence at one o'clock p. m. Admission. 50 cents: Children under 12 years free All the tickets oat for the former Festiv&lh, which bad to be postponed, are good for this. J. GERHARDT, Chairman of Committer of Arrangement*. M. COHNHEIM. Secretary. CHAS KLOMANN, ? , President of General Committee. jy 20-4t A. HART. Secretary, ?2 FOR GLYMONT. C^TEAMER PHENIX, Captain Htackpote, will leave foot of 7th street every SUN DAY MORNING at 10 o'clock doringj the DMson, for the above Summer" Resort. The above steamer can be chartered to private parties during the week, by applying to Captain Stack pole, or 324 Pennsylvania avenue, upstairs je 20-lm DR . LEON, 414 PENNA. AVENGE, DR. LEON cures Gonorrhea, " Gleet, " " " Stricture, " Syphilis, " Seminal Weakness, " " " Inflammation of Bladder, . ? . " " All Venereal Diseases. Jy 7-lm* C. W. BOTBLER. JNO. W. BOTELER. C. W. BOTELER it SON, IMTORTBRS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS is CHINA, GLASS AND CROCKERY WARE, TABLE CUTLERY, SILVER-PLATED WARE, BRITANNIA WARE, BLOCK TIN GOODS, TIN CHAMBER SETS, COAL OIL LAMPS, JAPANNED "WAITERS, DOOR MATTS, FEATHER DUSTERS, BRUSHES, WOOD WARE, AND HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLE8 GENERALLY. K7- HOUSES, HOTELS, AND STEAMBOATS FURNISHED AT 8I10RT NOTICE. * 318 IRON HALL, PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. fe 17-eo6m between 9th and inth sta. |MPOBTANT TO BUTLERS SUTLERS WILL FIND H. A. DOWNING ft CO.'9 OONCKNTRATKD clam TO BE A MUSI TALCADH ADIIOLI IV THEIR TRADE, It sells very rapidly, and is the most economical article of dlst 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 Burgeons. The profits are large. H. A. DOWNING ft CO., Manufacturers of Concentrated Food No. Ill East 18th st., New York. For sale by BARBOUR ft SEMMES, Sole Agents, 65 Louisiana Avenue, sel-Iy Washington, D. 0 MAS8EY COLLIN8 ft CO.'S PHILADELPHIA DRAUGHT ALE AND 1'ORTER. J am now receiving large quantities of DRAUGHT ALE and PORTER from this celebrated brewery, which I am prepared to furaish on short notice to all persons who fafor me with their orders. Orders given to my drivers will be promptly at tended to. Goods delivered in all parts of Washington and Georgetown, free of charge. RILEY A. SHINN, Agent. Union Bottling Depot, 57 Green street ap5-tf Georgetown, D. C. CARLYLE'S FREDERICK THE GREAT, vol. fl 7fi Guide Book of the New Jersey Central Railroad, 7?c. Savage Africa, by Winwood Reade, $3.00 North American Review for July, $1.25 Blackwood's Magazine for June, 26o Denis Duval, by Tli?ckeray, 60c Sabbath Reading-*, by Rev. Gardiner Spring, 2 yola., $6 Macana, by the auti.orof "Beulah,"$l 50 The Book of Days, a vols., illustratedl, $8 Jy 8 FRANCK TAYLOR. IZIDWILL ft HENDERSON, IV No. 367 D Sthsbt, nkar Ninth. ' Respectfully inform their friends and the public generally that they have now in store a well se lected assortment of WALL PAPERS AND WINDOW SHADES, which they are prepared to sell at the lowest cash prices. Work done at short notice in the city or country by experienced workmen. Remember the place, No. 36T D street, near 9th, Franklin Hall Building. ap 21-tf WOOD MOULDINGS! WOOD MOULDINGS I WOOD MOULDINGS UNITED STATES WOOD MOULDING MILL, Nos. 24 and 26 South Fifteenth street, PHILADELPHIA. A!%ays on band, a large stock of the above articles, made of the very best material. Orders filled at the shortest notice. Freight paid to Washington, free of charge. ESLER ft BROTHERS, )e 17- lm Proprietors. 0 ,T I C . E . Ojfirt of Cjmmi*sioners of Improvements, ( City Hill, June 28. 18t?l.> In compliance with an ordinance of the Corpo ration, . ntitled "An act for the removal of offal, slops. &c.," the pnblic are hereby notified that all kitchen offal win be removed from their respec tive dwellings once a day until the 1st October next, ai. all housekeepers are hereby notified to place vt-nels sufficient to contain such offal, and easily handled, in the rear of their several prem ises. when accessible to the gsurbage carts, and when not accessible ?%th? ?SJffcilSRp*' * pi*c? convenient. r.Bf flOJ?*TT, Commissioner Fir.gt Ward: J AS. W. SPALDING, Commissioner Second Ward; JOHN T. GARNER, Commissioner Third Ward; ? WM. DOUGLASS, Commissioner Fourth Ward; WM. H. HAMILTON. Commissioner Fifth Ward; ? W. A. FLETCHER, Commissioner Sixth Ward; J AS. H. BIRCH. Commissioner Seventh Ward. N. B. All offal of other kinda will be promptly removed by notifying the Commissioners of the Same. Je 28-lawim F PIANOS. OUR NewSteinwayft Son's Pianos, and sev eral other makers, have Just been received.^^n^ We have also on hand one 7-octave HalletBOBBI ft Davis, for $276, and several, that have"' been used, at low prices. Mason ft Hamlin's CAIHNET ORGANS, at the Mnsie Store of W. G. MsTZEROTT, Je 31 Corner Htfr at. and Pa. ay. FOR SALE?A fine four-year old BLACK HAWK COLT, will work Mtber single or double. Can be seen at JOHN 0 HOWARD'S Stablee.G street, between 6th and 7th. Priee 9226. S. D. M., At Wall. Stephens ft Co T 1H? AUDUBON'S BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, A is lvei vols., royal ectavo of text, and one magnificent folio volume of plates, (sise 27 by 40 incneeJIn fine binding. For sale-one copy oily vriMfkO'by FRANCK TATLOII telegraphic news. Til* REBEL invaders. They are Overtaken at Snicker'* Gap General Croak ha* a Fight with Them ? Three Hundred Wagons with Plunder Captured. Harrisburo, July 20.?Important desnatch es were received at headquarters here last night, lrom which it is indicated that our forces are sitaeily and successlully pursuing the rebels who recently ravaged the western por tions of Maryland, and have wrested from them large amounts of plunder. General Crook, while in thepnrsutt on Mon day last, overtook the enemy at Snicker's Gap, where a sharp, and, for a time, terrific encoun ter took place. The rebels fought like devils, anxious to re tain the grain and cattle they had Bncceededin carrying thus far from Maryland. General C:ock, however, was just asmuch determined that they should not escape. "We whipped the rebels thoroughly, captnring over three hun dred wagons heavily laden with grain, and took many prisoners. As usual, th? cn^my left his dead and wottndett on tin* field, to be buried and eared for by our troops. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. Wapiiingtow, July 20? Information re ceived from Headquarters Army of the Poto mac, dated July ICth, says: The usual quiet tti 11 prevails along the lines, and were it not for the sound of an occasional gun and some picket firing at a few point", one would sup pose that no enemy was within miles of us. Gen. Bnmslde's men made the most of the rose, the enemy taking every opportunity to fire at the colored troops that occupy a posi tion in his front, and of course, the fire is re turned with interest, but wlthoat much dam age on either side. No deserters come in at ttiis part of the lines, as they say they have no chance to gtt through without running the Tisk of being shot, the negroes beiug so con stantly on the alert. But they are coming in at other points dally in squads. A sergeant and his squad came in this morning, and all of them report that thousands are ready to leave as fast as opportunity presents. They come principally from Georgia, Flori da and Alabama regiments, and an officer of a regiment from the former State is said to nave gone to his superior offleer a day or two ago and reported that if bis com jr any was not soon relieved he would have none tj relieve; as they would all be gone to the enemy. These deser ters 6tate that they are very short of provi sions, particularly vegetables, and they seem glad enough when they get into our lines. Strict orders have been given, they say, that they shall not hold intercourse with our men on the picket line or exchange papers, and one fellow the other day, who came boldly over and brought a paper with him, taking one back, was caught and made to 6tand on the top of their works in full view of our lines, and wave the paper back and forth for an hour, as a punishment. An attack from the enemy has been expected for tbe past two days, and last night, from what a deserter bad said, it was looked for as certain, but no demonstration was made. We have had appearances of rain all this after noon, but so far none has fallen, and the dast continues to envelop everything. FROM NORTHERN MISSOURI. Aggravated Guerrilla Outrages?A Panic among the People. St. Louis, July 20.?General Fiske, com manding at St. Joseph, has issued an appeal, calling for five thousand loyal m?n to rally for the protection of life and property, and assist him in exterminating the guerrillas in North west Missouri. Further Particulars of Guerrilla Outrages. St. Louib, July 20.?Private letters from Lexington say about nine hundred bush whackers are in Kay county. Some of the Federal troops had a fight witb them on Sun day, near Richmond, in which eight of our men are reported killed. About three hundred Trrara ?t. "F.iij Horn on Monday. Thirty bushwhackers kiuea nine ciii?>u u( Carroll county, robbed the mail coach and passengers, and did considerable promiscuous thieving last week. All the persons murdered had been in military service, and were promi nent Union men. The St. Joseph Herald of yesterday says that the city is full of refugees from the lower counties, and hundreds have gone to Leaven worth and other places. The panic extends through the whole country. All business houses in Weston are closed, and the citizens are in constant fear of a raid. About fourteen buildings were burned in Platte City by the Federal troops, Including the Platte Sentinel office and other houses ba long to Union men. Colonel Ford tried to save ihe Sentinel office, but the fire made too great progress, and thus defeated bis good intentions. A letter without date, signed by Thornton H. Todd, commanding, was found at Platte City station, acknowledging the receipts of the names of frlendF, and saying that they could cross the Missouri river below Parkersville, ford Kansas Tiver west of Wyandotte, and ac complish their trip through Kansas. This letter shows tbey intended, alter a few days plundering, to join the rebel army South, effecting their escape through Kansas. Thornton has been In Platte and Clay coun ties eight months, and recruited twelve hun dred men, and during this time had been aided, pro'ected, and concealed, and subsisted by citizens of those counties. FROM FORTRESS MONROE. A Steamer with Gen'l Butler on Board. Attacked. Foktbsps Mokrok, July 19.?The steamer Parthenla and New Jersey arrived here to-day from Newbern, North Carolina, with the 17th Massachusetts regiment, homeward bound. They bring no news. Major General Smith arrived in the steamer Adelaide this morning, from Baltimore, and left for tbe front ia a special boat. Conflicting rumors have been in circulation during the day of an attack on tbe army gun boat Charles Chamberlain, with Gen'l Butler on board, by a masked battery of guns, near Wilcox's Landing. Nothing definite is known. Harvard College Commencement. Boston, July 20.?At Harvard College com mencement to-day the degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred on Reuben Atwater Chapman, of Massachusetts; Wm. Pitt Fessenden, of Maine; Charles Francis Adams, of Massachu setts; Edw. Laboulaye, of France; and the fol lowing-named persons received the degree of Master of Arts : Wm. Phillips Tilden, of Bos ton; Frederick Low Olmstead, of California; James Alfred Page, of Boston; Hall Train Bigelow, of Cambridge; Wm. Morris Hunt, of Boston; and George Nathaniel Eaton, of Balti more. Among tbe graduates who received the de gree of Bachelor of Arts was Robert Todd Lincoln. Edward Everett was selected to deliver the course of lectures on international law during the ensning academic year at the law school. Mr. Everett made a very earnest and eloquent address in honor of the late Josiah Q,uincy, resolutions regarding whom were unanimous ly adopted. Hbbxah, tbs Pugilist.?John C. Heenan, the Americ,n pugilist, was, as lately an nounced, seriously injured by jumping from a railroad car at tbe moment of the recent col lision on the Southwestern Railway near Eg ham, England. His spine being injured, a par tial paralysis of the lower limbs ensued. The physicians think, however, that by attention to regimen and the observance of rest, he may so far recover as to enjoy a tolerably comfortable existence, but that all idea of hi9 resuming the career of an athlete must be abandoned. The medical examination revealed the fact that Heenan's frame was generally a prey to disease. This circumstance induced him to settle his claim for damages with the railroad company, and that body has awarded him ?300. Heenau proposes to take a "benefit" tour in England, and then return to America. *7* The Toronto (Canada) Leader of the tilth of Jnly expresses its tears that tbe recent order of tbe British Government directing the con centratlon of the English regular troops in the cities of Montreal and Quebeo will be taken as an acknowledgement of the inability of the mother country or its unwillingness to defend the colony in the event of an American inva sion of its soil. The Leader, indeed, leaves it to be inferred that the regulars are to be locked ap in the cities in order to save them from de feat or capture, while the writer confesses very freely that the local militia cannot guard or cover the frontier. The Canadians are, in fact, "scared" at the idea of a war with the ..Yankees," JR?#M SHERMan i AK>fV. Details sf the Great Hank >!????,., Tfc. Crossing of the CkHiiakMik^ji;. ston's Itetreut?Will he Fight: [Coiiespondence Chicago Tribune 1 Naphviilk, July IT i*m-Another flimic movement bv Shermai and another retrea' bv Jcbnston! If it indeed be true that the rebel con roandtr in Georgia be formidable oaly ia a repeat, be must now fce one ot the most terri ble fellows cn record, as be has been retreating etf aciiiy ince the first day of May last?two and a halt. H"bri Jolioeton abandoned the Kenwaw \#?J\n.La4n' on ,h' b# Promised the citizens ?J v?nLa * Tictorr? inviting them out to see there ehimM !nn-he his word that ^ te?o lurtber falling back; that whH^ should not b* abandoned. in vlll .s?uU??m*r ?>uld ban hi* b.east to Yankee steel; but, alas' h(> hni uun violated his faith, and th* homili'ited Iffctt** of ittlan's, v. bo stood on the top o TSi Mountain, to s,e the Yankee Pr?n on J? uKf July, are tow compelled to contemplate the heme where they shall be left wUhont chival ric protection. and be compelled to throw thorn se'ves upon Yankee honor for safety. Somehow, I notice, wherever our armies to they succeed?conciliating the women with the preatest readiness. My observation baa con vinced me that ??when this cruel war Is oyer," m*ny a starved rebel, driven into tne service bv his betrothed, will come home to And her whom he entered the array to defend the wile ot oie ct those terrlWe Yankees?those hated P? ribii s?and he will doubtless be spurned away as a traitor, deserving the scorn and eon - u-n.pt of respectable people, deserving to bede ttrfed by liis affianced. i*oii will be in Atlanta. Many a Georgia trridrn will, ere a year has elapsed, thank her stars that some Yankee whom she hoped to see slam on the 4th was allowed to anrvive and bless ber tor life. But enough of this?Mars, not Venus, calls. * The Bebtl works on the -outh bank of the Ot.atiaboic.tee. Sherman der tare* to be the most formidable be baa yet encduutered, since leav ing Chattanooga. They ar. ttve miles an* a quarter in length, and are completely protected by an abattis, which is imp- ? etrable Ther? . aa be no doti bt of the fact that the rebels havs been months preparing tbem. and that It is the ir intention to defend them to the last?at least that it was the intention of the people ot Georgia that they should be so defended, though Joe J< hes ten may not have been so determined to fight. Gov Brown lent not only the influence of the state in constructing, bnt hiaown personal services in superintending, the works: every negro demanded?and thev were thousands to dig ditches and throw up entrenchments were forthcoming; and Joe Johnston was urgerl to stake all upon the result of a batu* there. 1 hat he would gladly hare done *0, his own. forces making a direct assault, we have no doubt, because one man within the breast works is equal to twenty assailants over the ground from the river to the rifle-pit*; but a w ow wits just the thing not. intended by Sherman, and accordingly a flank move ment was made. McPherson, after some maneuvering, suc ceeded In effecting a landing on the south hank: of the river, in the vicinity of Binning's Sta tion, on Friday evening, about sundown. Tha rebels had evidently expected that our right would advance to turn their left, and had iw cordingly made the necessary preparations to meet Hooker, wten, to their astonishment, they fonnd McPherson'? cannon playing upon their works with fearful effect, causing a panic la their extreme flank by its suddenness and se verity. Bui the rebels were not easily frightened from their formidable works; on the other band, they resolved to remain in them if possi ble; but how they expected to hold them; now that a pioneer brigade was south of the river, I cannot conjecture. Nevertheless, they con tinued to hold them throughout Saturday, though our troops were massing in large nam' rers, constantly, and were in complete posses sion of a range of hills, from which thev could not he driven. On Sunday morning, discovering that our army was nearly all over, Joe Johnston gavs orders for another retreat. The heavy runs had been removed during the night, and at daylight the lailroad bridge, the common road bridge, and the pontoons were In flames. Our forces were not in a position to do anything to avert the destruction of these structures, nor could they ct mmence the pursuit of the flying foe till they had completed their own communications. The pioneer brigade, however, was indus triously at work, and soon half a dozen pon toons spanned the stream, and our army was across by Monday noon, occupying the works abandoned by the rebels. Whether or not a further advance has begun I am unable to say; but certain it is it will not be long delayed. The chief obstacles have now been overcome: the mountain region is passed, the Chattahoochee Is behind ua, and only & level plain now extends its broad surface be tween Sherman and the objective point of at tack, Atlanta. Sherman has now no natural obstacles to OTftioomc. There arc fortifications, we pre sume, completely protected by the usual abat tis; but they are on a level plain and are vul nerable to the heavy artillery with which he Is abundantly supplied. The distance to the town is less than seven miles, and to the forti fications fonr or five. The investment, then, cannot long be delayed. We captured 8,500 prisoners between Mari etta and the Chattahoochee, and over 1,00(1 south of that stream. About 2,000 of these have already arrived here, and others are com ing on every train. They are all sent north immediately. A day or twosince, 400 from the , vicinity of Nashville?the young bloods who [ entered the rebel army in 1861? were here, ragged, dirty and forlorn. Many of them begged to take the oath of amnesty, but were not al lowed to do so. There were a number of de serters released here, on accepting the amnes ty, day before yesterday. Later. Nashville, July 1ft.?The latest official information from General Sherman Is that his army crossed tne Chattahoochee an several places north of the railroad bridge. The movement was accompanied with such celerity as to take the enemy by surprise, and therefore the resistance to his advance was feeble on the part of the rebel cavalry. Our cavalry was at once sent to operate on the railroad east of Atlanta, one of the objects being to cut oir communication between At lanta and Augusta, thus preventing the remo val of stores to the latter place, and al?o to prevent Johnston from being reinforced Our main army was within ten or twelve miles from Atlanta, and all the operations of the army were progressing in the highest degree favorably. * Cheap Bread. ?'Bread and butter" are the only articles of food of which we never tire for a day, from early childhood to extreme old age. A ponnd of fine flour or Indian (corn) meal contains three times as much meat as one ponnd of butcher's roast beef; and if the whole product of the grain, bran and all, were made into bread, fifteen per cent more of nutriment would be added. Unfortunately the bran, the coarsest part, is thrown away; the very part which gives soundness to the teeth and strength to the bones and vigor to the brain. Five hun dred pounds of fine flour give to the body thir ty pounds of the bony element; while the same quantity of bran gives one hundred and twen ty.five pounds. This bone is "lime," the phosphate lime, the indispensable element of health to the whole human body, from the want of the natural supplies of which multi tudes of persons go into a general ??decline.'* But swallowing ??phosphates" in the shape of Eowders, or in syrups, to cure these ??declines,'* as little or no virtue. The articles contained in these ?'phosphates" must pass through na ture's laboratory, must be subject to her ma nipulations, in alembics specially prepared by Almighty power and skill, in order to Impart their peculiar virtues to the human frame; In Slainer phrase, the shortest, safest, and most ifallible method of giving strength to body, bone and brain, thereby asrestlng disease and building up the constitutfon, is to eat and di gest more bread made out of the whole grain, whether of wheat, corn, rye or oats. Bnt we must get an appetite for eating more, and a power ol digesting more. Not by the ar tificial and lazy method of drinking bitters aad taking tonics, but by moderate, continued, and remunerative muscular exercise in the open air every day, rain or shine. And that we may eat the more of it, the bread must ba good and cheap, and healthfnl and that which combines these three qualities to a greater extent than any other known on the face of the globe, as far as we know, is made thus:?To two quarts of corn (Indian) meal, add one pint of hread sponge, water sufllciently to wet the whole add one-half pint of floor and a teaepoonful of1 salt. Let it rise, then knead well, unsparing ly, for the second time. Place the dough in the oven, and let it bake an hour and a half. Keep 011 trying until you succeed in making & light, well.baked loaf. Our cook succeeded admirably by our directions at the venr llrst trial. It costs just half as much as bread front the finest family flour, is lighter on the stom ach, and imparts more health, vigor and stiength to the body, brain and bone. Three pounds of such bread (at five cents a pound for the meal) affords as much nutriment as nine pounds of good roast beef (cost, at 25 cts , S2.25,) accordieg to standard physiological ta bles.?gaH's Journal of Health. * ?ST The effects of the cotton famine are still felt in England, though much less severely than formerly. There are still 74,500 destitute persons In excess of the usual pauperism in the manufacturing districts. 10-Lady Gertrude Douglas, daughter of the Marchioness of Queensbery, has taken the white veil, at the convent ol j^ammenmitb

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