Newspaper of Evening Star, July 21, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 21, 1864 Page 2
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THE EVENING STAR W? D. W ALLACH, Editor and Proprietor. WASHINGTON CITY: THURSDAY JCLV 41? 1964. DREADING MATTER ON 1VBRT PAGE. 8KB OUTSIP* FOR INTERESTING TELE GRAPHIC AND OTHER MATTER. Glorious News from the Valley!! *T. Gen. Early Comes to Grief? Averill Attacks Him near Winchester, Routing him with Heavy Loss, and t ap taring Four Cannon. Several Hundred Small Arms and Two Hundred Pris oners? Three Hnndred of the Enemy Killed and Wounded?The Rebel Lw* in Officers Especially Heavy. A dispatch from General Hunter reports the following: just received from General Averill "Niar Winchester, July 20, 1961.?Breck. inridge divided his force at Berryville last night, sending Early to Winchester, and taking the other division towards Millwood. 1 attacked and defeated Early to-day in front or Winchester, killing and wonnding over 300 of his officers and men, capturing four cannon, several hnndred small arms and about 300 prisoners. Geo. Lilly is f erionsly wounded, and in onr hands. Col. Board, 58th Virginia, killed. The cannon and prisoners have been sent to Martlnsburg. The enemy's loss in officers is heavy. Prisoners admit their force to hare been 5,000. The commands of Jackson and Imboden, which were present, are not included In the mentioned strength. MOVEMENTS OF GXN1RAL RANSOM. Brigadier General Ransom, formerly Chief of Staff under General Grant, who was wounded for the fourth time in the Red River campaign, left New York Tuesday, to take command of a division In General Sherman's army. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ? FROM HILTON HEAD. Continued Vigorous Shelling of Charleston and Fort Snmter?The Expedition to Johns Island?Two Furious Rebel As- ; saults? They are Repulsed?Troops from Johnston's or Lee's Army moving to the Dt-fence of Charleston. Nxw York, July 21.?The steamer Fulton from Hilton Head on the 17th, arrived this morning. General Saxton is among the pas- j fencers. The Rebel officers have been placed in build- I ings on Cummings' Point, and Charleston is being vigorously shelled. Fort Sumter has been subjected to a very heavy fire from Morris Island. All 'he troops have returned from the recent expedition. Refugees report that the Union prisoaers in Charleston are treated inhumanly. The Fulton towed the steamer America to this port disabled. The Palmetto Herald gives an account efthe recent expedition to Johns Island. The Rebels made two furious assaults on our forces but retired with heavy loss. It is believed troops have been withdrawn j from either Johnston or Lee, to the number of some ten thousand to defend Charle*f.O0 FROM MISSOURI. Our Forces after the Guerrillas. St. Joseph, Mo. July 20.?Thornton's guer rillas, nearly five hundred strong, were iu Car roll county to-day, and will probably make an effort to cross the Missouri river. Gen. Fiske is pressing them hard, but his force is insufficient to effect much. The loyalists are rallying to his standard, however, and north Missouri will soon be too hot for guerrillas. FROM BERMUDA. Extensive Blockade Running. New York, July 21.?Bermuda papers of the 13th contains no news. From the 4th to the V? instant, five steamers arrived there from Wilmington, with an aggregate of three tuous and bales of cotton and a large quantity of to bacco. Three steamers cleared on the 7th from Wilmington. The steamer Little Hattie had returned in distress, from being chased by a Federal gunboat. Destruction of a Paper Mill by Fire. Philadelphia, July 21?Nixon's Mills, an extensive paper manufactory, at Manyunk, was destroyed by fire last night. They consisted of a series of mills, the main building, rag and straw departments being des troyed. The southern portion used for the man ufacture of pulp was partially saved. The loes is estimated at from g 100,000 to 9120,000. The insurance is not yet ascertained. The destruction of these mills is a serious loss as several newspapers and book publish ers in this city were relying upon them for supplies. PEACE MISSION OF A* ILLINOIS COLONEL TO RICHMOND ON HIS OWN HOOK. [Dispatch to the Philadelphia Inquirer.] Waphinotow, July 20.?This morning our city, although having so recently resumed its former quiet, which the invaders ruthlessly disturbed, was again thrown into a somewhat more genial excitement. As the James river boat arrived, it became known that among its passengers were two men who left Richmond only on Monday last. To have nn interview with these distin guished travelers was of course the deiire which immediately possessed the anxious. Hardly had they landed before rumor, ever busy, telfgraphed over the country that two United States commissioners had just returned from Richmond after the transaction of the most important and official business. But rumor in this case was grievously in error. The travelers neither transacted business in Richmond of an official or important character, ao fax as present results are concerned. The gentlemen who have thus succeeded in visiting Richmond are Colonel James F. Jaquess, of the 73d Illinois regiment, and Ed mund Kirke, of New York, the well-known author. Colonel Jaquess has been in the army almoot since the beginning of the war. He is a gentleman of about forty-five vears of age, is pleasing in bis address, although somewhat reserved in manners. The report that these gentlemen acted iu any official capacity for our Government, or that they were in any respect recogniz-d either here or in Richmond as agents, messengers, envoys or commissioners of the United States, is nntrue. They went upon a mission perfectly and wholly distinct from any connection with our authorities; and, again, the object of their mission was not present in its nature, but alto gether ulterior, and dependent upon contingen cies which may arise hereafter. Although it is not officially known here what is the precise object of this mission, still it is undentcod by those who claim to be specially informed that it looks to a restoration of peace. It is stated that Colonel Jaquess, with whom this idea originated, proposed, nearly a year ago, that he should be allowed to visit Rich mond, and present his views upon a reconcili ation to the Confederate authorities. Permis sion was granted bint and he proceeded upon bis mission as far as Petersburg, when he re turned wi bont material success, as be did not risit Richmond Last week, with the permission of the Pres ident, Col. Jaqur so le t his command in the We?t and again essayed his mission to rebel dcm. He received from Mr. Lincoln a letter of personal recommendation to Gen. Grant to pass him through tho lines and otherwise for waid bis views. In no other respect did Col. Jaqoess receive any support from the Presi dent, neither was there given to htm, by any of our authorities, any warrant whatever for official negotiations. It was simply a private mission of the Colonel, with which the Presi dent saw no reason to interfere. Accompanied by Edmund Kirke, the CeU onel proceeded to Gen. Grant*s headquarters, and having been permitted to pass our hues they started for Richmond by the northern bank of the James river. They found no dif ficulty in entering the Confederate lines, and, in fact, every courtesy was kindly extended to them as they journeyed toward the capital, ! which tney reached on Saturday last As soon as Colonel Jaquess arrived at Rich mond he requested that he might be plaoed under guard, which was done, although the satire freedom of the city was Immediately ex tended to him. He was assigned elegant apartments at ths Spottswood House, the beat hotel in Richmond. During his stay of three davs he flared In ths most sumptuous manner. His table groaned with the choicest of the market, and tho most 'savory viands were laid out la profusion be fore blm. All kinds,of meats and vegetables were served up up In the most recherche style, and brandy at sixty dollars a bottle, and wine ?t fifty was not wanting to complete the rich nni of the raterUiinmrnt. Gold spoons and forks, also, added their glitter to the board so festively spread. His bill for the tbreedavs was orer five hun dred dollar* in Confederate money, but be fonnd himself unable to give the slightest re ward for so distinguished a hospitality. Col. .Taqness has had two Interviews with Jefferson Davis in hie office in the C as torn House. He folly explained his Tiews to the President, and endeavored to pres* them npon his consideration. No official report however having bsen as yet given of these interviews, it is unknown what snccess attended them. We opine, how ever, that Mr. Davis cannot at present be ar Kued into the consideration of any terms of peace which do not have as their cardinal prin ciple the recognition of the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis, notwithstanding all pre vious reports to the contrary, looks hale and hearty. His health was never better than at present, and the indications are that he will live out the threescore years and ten. Col. Jaquess. during bis visit, had several interviews with Jndah P. Benjamin, Secreta ry of State; Mr. Oold, Commissioner of Ex change, and with other rebel dignitaries and authorities. From them all he received the kindest attention. As he took his leave of President Davis, last Monday, Mr Davis took Col. Jaquess' bands in toth his, pressed them warmly and "ordial ly,i and said that, leaving out of view the pres ent struggle, he had the highest respect for the Colonel's character and alms. On Monday nisrbt Colonel Jaquess and his companion returned to General Grant's head quarters, and continued their journey to this city. It is understood that Colonel Jaquess will soon publish an official account of this visit and the object connected with it, and whatever may be thought of tne Colonel's proposed means of reconciliation, there can be no doubt both of his honesty and unswerving loyalty. FnrAVCIAfc.?Tb? New Y<?rk Commercial Advertiser of yesterday says: The stock market opened dull. There wis no outside demand, and a pressure to realize produced a general decline on the call. Gov dDl1 ana low*r- Coupon sixes or t?l declined X, and one year certlfljates de clined with large amounts offering. Five twenty coupons were firm at 104, and for small denominations 105. Gold opened weak at 262, and subsequently declined to 260There is but little regular demand, and the speculative interest has not prices strength materially influence There is a strong disposition in Wall street to renew speculation on railroad and miscella neous stocks; but for once speculators are pru dent, and think the financial situation dictates patience. The price of gold has advanced nearly one hundred since the panic of April, and during the same time stockfi have declined onanaverage of about twenty-flve per cent., whilst the earnings of the roads have been largely increasing. This, it is thought, lays a basis for a vigorous movement for a rise when the money market favors. A* tbe time when the market broke down, the prices of stocks were generally above their dividend-paying value. But with the extreme subsequent advance in gold, with increased earnings on all the roads, and with an increase of 20 per cent, in the rates of freight, determ inedat the recent railroad con,-ention, there could Je to doubt that railroad securities are at present as much below their real value as at the beginning of April they were above it. It must be expected, however, that railroad stocks will Bnfter from the competition of Gov ernment securities. Personal investors will buy them only because they pay better inter est than any other kind of stocks. At present, Government bonds are paying a much higher rate of interest than railroad investments, and parties seeking permanent investment, as well as public institutions, will therefore give them the preference. The tendency of this discrimination is to put down the price of railroad stocks to a point at which the rate of interest on the market value of the stock approximates that paid by Gov ernment securities. A speculative movement S?8 l^i8 we,fcl>ty obstacle to contend agamst. Should an easy market favor a ? bull" effort, the attempt might be partially successful, for the history of speculations proves that prices are but little regulated by values. So long, however, as so much money is absorbed by produce at its present high prices, and the Gov ernment is borrowing largely, the condition of the money market is likely to keep Wall street quit-scent. The Evening Post says: We learn that Mr. Fessenden will offer in a day or two a limited amount of seven-thirty three year Treasury notes, interest payable in currency at maturity, fundable into a 6 per cent, gold bearing bond. These notes will be offered to the public at par. The stock market opened dull and closed neavy. Governments are lower, and the ab surd rumors of Mr. Fessenden's intention to offer seven-thirties and long bonds at low rates depresses quotations. Five-twentie? are of fered at 109 for rpjriwtcrcU auU lOl ;, lui CUUpuus. Small bonds are In request at iiSjtf, Coupon of lbbl are offered at 102, and Certificates HI */?? ? State stocks are steady, bank shares dull, coal stocks heavy, mining shares inactive, and railroad bonds strong. The Foreign News.?There are some addi tional details of foreign news by the Europa. Tne debates in Parliament on the resolution of censure were conducted with great animos ity- A turbulent sceneensued whena member of the Opposition called some statements of Mr. Layard's "calumnious." Lord Palmers ton contended that such an ex preesion was not permissible, while the Speaker decided that it was. Mr. Hennessey, amid great cheering, cited a case where Palmerston himself, a few pe*r" ?&?' ?-ad ased the term Against Mr. Lay ard. The Kearsarge and Niagara are cruising in the channel. The Rebel steamer Rappa BV"lSFk ia being closely watched at Calais. The Times charges the French Government With pot having only allowed, but encouraged the building of Confederate steamers at Nan tes and Bordeaux, and with having now sud denly vielded to the demands of toe Federals. A naval engagement took place off Rugen be tween a Danish frigate and five Prussian gun boats. According to the Dutch accounts the gunboats were unable to continue after three- 1 quarters of an hour, four of their ten gnus becoming disabled. The Richmond Examiner of the 10th says: "It was rumored in Department circles I yetterday, that Secretary Seddon, of the War Department, was about to assume the portfolio of the Treasury, made vacant by the retire- i ment of Mr. Memminger, and that Ex-Gover- 1 nor John Letcher was to assume the functions of Secretary of War." ?67"A dispatch, coming by the roundabout way of Harrisburg. states that the pursuit of the rebels who recently Invaded Maryland is being actively pressed, and with some success. General Crook is reported to have had a sharp fight with the retreating rebels at Snicker's Gap, recapturing over three hundred loaded wagons and taking many prisoners. & An evening cotemporary eays that by a mistake of the printer there was "nothing but the headings" in its columns yesterday to tell of a " Great Victory." We think we have noticed such mistakes before in that paper. Colonel Wolford has returned to Ken tucky on parole, with instructions to hold him self in readiness for trial by court-martial. Thirteen charges of disloyal language are pre ferred against him by order of the President. The Marlboro' Gazette and Prince Georgian have been compelled, on account of the greatly increased cost or printing piper, to raise the rates of advertising abont tw?otv ner cent. [Vr-" NOTICE.?Persons who recently enrolled ILj? the-nselresto be mustered into the United States service with the " National Rifles." are in a meeting at Temperance 11*11, ou THURSDAY EVENING. 2lst instant, at R o'clock, todevue meaaaies to sustain a permanent military organization . Wl*. G. MOORK. )y 2>' 2t* Captain Commanding. ry"5=?METROPOLITAN RAlLROAD^ThTpiTirt LL? Meeting of the Stockholders of the Metro pontan Railroad Coin pan >, in the District of Oo lumb a. will behelt at the moms. No. 4*9 otli street west on TCIW'AY, the 2dth inst.. fro-n 12 o'c'ock m. to 4 p. ra., far the purpoaeof organising said Company by the eleetlon of officers, a* pro vldod by the act of incorporation, and for the transaction of such other business as mar legally tome before a?id meeting, ALEX. R. SHEPHERD. M. G.KMBHY, 3. V. BROWN. )y Sft-W Committee. (Yg-* NOTICE.?To (As People of Washington and Public generally ? CphnMering and Cabinet Making a*d Renovating or all descriptions, done In the l?e?t "trie and at the shortest notice Old Curled hair Mattresses ean be made as good as new at WM J. LEE'S new establishment. No 363,0 street north, between 4S and 6th street west. Je3n-lm* " WM. J LSI. IUMBKR FOR HALE.?Lot old JOIST* and BOARDS for sale. Apply at once to JOSEPH B. WRLLS, Ne. 116 High street, Georgetown, P-C. )vtl2f TV. NOON AM, Plumber and Gas Fitter.corner ? Ptb and ??? streets, opposite Parent OUce. is prepared to introduce the gas an1 Po'omac water into dwelling* and stores en the most reasonable terms. Hydrants. atr?^t washers, hose and hose r'f^' ?n hand. Job work promptly ?t ended to. jy <1 9t* r\I880LTTI0R OF PARTNERSHIP.?The part J' heretofore existing between Mward ?5?* v ok" *?"?*!. corner loth and fats , has this day been matuaily diaa..lved. The buai* neas hereafter will be eosiufiUi h* ID#iRO BARRETT, he collecting all bill. U4 pat tne all debts of the late firm EDWa"D ra&MtT July ? . 1964. JoaB lAHtJU l^ LOST AND FOUND. 09: REWARD WILL BE PAID FOR THE recovery of a heavy g'Ud chain BRACK LET lost on tbe raorntug of the *1st between I9T 9th street and A?cen*ion Cturch, Apply at 49T 9th street, between D and K. Jy Jl-9t* pAMK TO THIS PREMISES ?F THE 8UB ' ?crib'r-. ?n J?'r *'? ? im*u BAY horse, bliDd in both eyes. The owner is requaated te _ ? v w7 vBi i "v U w uci 4 0 A Ph U (3H MJ U Vtf core? 1forward. prore property, pay charges and take him away. . .. A. 6. OSBORN, Grocery 8tore, Jy >1-3 Junction of 7th and 14th st. rn?d. HORSE LObT?On tb? night of the 15th 01 J uty ft grey HORSE nine years old, short ir?ne, landed U. 8. Had on a full set of equipments. Anv person returning the stme to the subscriber will be suitably rewarded. H. CLAY THOMAS. Lt. and A. Q. M..Md Reg't V. R C.. JY 21 2t* Martindale Barrack), D. C. C I A REWARD.?Strayed or stolen from inr farm, on the night of July 20th. ? brown HOIIPE, 17 hands high, 8 years old; has a large curb on each hind leg; on one front foot has a crack or hole; switch tail; has a lore on wethers. OAM*! ^civt-n for his return to SAM L RAIIsi,Y 8 Stales, corner of C and fith streets. (Jy 21 3t*) TH08. COYLE. ?10 RE TARD-Strayed or stolen from the ? i"! V1V.1i^o8<'^1'le^? on 2<th of June last, two milk CO? 8; one si* years o!d; ?mooth horns In clining upward: of rather a strawberry color; back white; Si.rt of white in ttie face; medium aize; the other of good s i?; five years old; large spots all over, white and red. strait horns. The above re ?S?.nv p?<l fortheir return to THOMAS GRAPY, North Capitol Street, noover's ol.l slanghter house. JyTl-St* ^JTRAYED FROM MY PREMI8E3, between Md~ e? avenue and O street,, on Friday, the 8th. one large hrown HORSE,with a sore bftck.andone bay HORSE, foundered. Ten dollars reward will be given for their return to me. , Jy 2i'2t? JOHN KEMP. ? 1 O from mjr y?rd two dark w ,, $!** MARES, one with her hind foot swollen, the other with her mine trimmed. Both have ft star in their face. The ftbove reward will be paid if left at the corner of 10th and W streets lit the Boundry line. GEO- MEYENBURG ' Jt 20-2t* TJIRED ON LAST 8UNDAY, A SMALL SHORT ?TA taii MaRE and TOP-BUGGY, teaman whe gave the Dame ot William Moran. Not having been returned, the supposition is that the horse strayed off. and has been picked up by aonoe per son. A suitable reward will be given for informa tion leading to the recovery of the same , CHA8. A. MURPHY, Agent, Jy ?>-3t National Hotel Stables. St ? REWARD-Strayed or stolen on the 10th in Ktant, a dark Buffalo COW. hip shotten. The ?bT?J?r?"?^?oillH%iven if returned toCATHA RINE E SKECTELLB, near the corner of loth and G streets, Navy Yard. Jy 19-3t* CA^IE JO, THE SUBSCRIBER'S, adjoining Vv Mount Olivet Cemetery, two HOGS, one white and the other black. The own^r or owners can '"'VimTifs'i'ViiwroK LOST OR MI8LAID?This morning. In the Georgetown market, a POCKET BOOK.con laming between 175 aud $80. A reward of 925 will be given, and no questions asked, if left at 140 ] iofit??et' Citizens' market, Georgetown. j1 iy*i? rf reward , paid on delivery of two POCKET JPo memorandum BOOKS lost on 13th instant in Georgetown or Washington. Return toGALE'8 Hotel, 127 G street, Washington, and get your Tyis'st* A*80N ?ALB SUBSTITUTES. SUBSTITUTES! f SUBSTITUTED! ,, Jil_. . SUBSTITUTES ! 1 nave on hand this morning ten (10) good three years' men Parties wishing Substitute will pKase call early G H. CAS^IDY, Jy 21*'w 446 fith st., bet. Pa. av. and D st. NH. MILLER A CO. SUBSTITUTES! , SUBSTITUTES!! w ill furnish at reasonable prices. <-wk U DISPATCH AND WITHOUT DELAY!! Otnce No 511 Ninth street west near Pa. avenae. Runner* and others liberallv doalt with. a1 W-A REAMER, W. S. RADLB, N H. MI LLER, Juitsce of the Peace. Exemption papers prepared. Jyl9-lt* SUBSTITUTES^ " ?3 SUBSTITUTES. SUBSTITUTES Enrolled men in the District enn be supplied with food men, aliens or Virginia negroes, and exetnp lon papers procured for three years Apply to G. II. CAS8IDY, 446 Sthstreet, jy 2l-lw* bet. Penna. avenue and D street. METROPOLITAN BATH8. i"l VAPOR BATHS, o? HOT ASD COLD SaTHS, _ SHOWER AND DOUCHE BATHS, 321 Penna. av., bet. llth and 12th sts. jy 19-lw* Refrigerators at r MANUFACTURERS' PRICES. W e will commence to day to sell our en tire stock of REFRIGERATORS at prime cost. Persons in wftnt of the ftbove arti { cle will find it to their Advantage to givel usftcftll. H. B0NTZ, I 8accegflor to Bontz A GrifBth. jy 19-3t 369 7th street, nf>ar I. 369 SEVEKTII^STRKBT. QG<J SPECIAL NOTICE. __ P?r fichr. Hattie Baker : 30 COTTAGE 81JIT8. in imitation Rosewood, Uftg ana Maple, which we guarftntee to sell less than any house in the District. wrcu??^?/Jlr?BNI,ruR* and HOUSE-FUR NISHING GOODS will be found complete in its various departments, ?nd in price we defy compe tition. If you want bargains give us a call. A discount of 10 per cent, on all bills of *50 and upwards. H. BONTZ, ??8uecepsor to Bentz A Griffith. J JT 19-eo3t 369 7th St.. adjoining A. Goddard's. GROCERIES I GROCERIES ' 1 4#7 NINTH STREET. A large stock of choice goods on hand for family use. For sale below market prices. i , ox. 8- *VANS. r 1 -3t* 48T et. between Dand E 'REAT BARGAINS. ~ *~ French Lace MANTILLA8? from^w u?.AINS Cloth and Bareg^SACQUES*^aml^'c/rCULAJtS Black Silk CIRCULARS at reduced pries, at MAXWELL'S. w . , 328 Pennsylvania avenue. ??-cfr?'iT,e hundred yards colored TARLETON MLSLl^a, for covering picture frames, chande liers, mirrors, &c-, Ac., two yards wide; only 35 cents per yard. ' jy is q F?fLSofeVA^K*?iiS'f jar; ^ HORSE, 15^ bands high, weighing one G G Ss> J " . . .? *' " U1JU1UB UUO thousana pounds, built in proportion. ?ix years old. ftnd a perfect model of beauty.without blemish; perfectly kind in single and double harness,and all right in every ??}"' expected to be very fast this summer. Tins Horse has been raised by tbe celebrated Mor fpan stock breeder, Lewis Sherman. E^q.. Brandon, ermont. to whom the preaeut owners refer any purchaser for his pedigree. He w*m brought here si* months ago at great ex pense, and is now sold without a single fault, as the owner, after various unsuccessful efforts, cau not match him in style, action or color in any part of the country. He is perfectly gentle, and can be handled or driven by any lady, or even ft boy. The attention of private families and army officers is respectfully invited to this fio? animal. No horse dealers need apply. He will only be sold to priva'e citizens or army officers. Price $15''. He can be seen at the 8tabiesof KELLE UBR & PY? ELL.Sth wtreet, between D and 0. For particulars apply at the Stables, or at the s'oreof P. J. BELLEW, 510 7th street, near Odd Fellows's Hall . Jj- l8-4t VIEWS OP BATTLE FIELD. July 12th. near Fort Stevens. 7th street road, to be had of J. GOLDIN A CO . Photographers No. 4 Penn. ave nue. between 8th and 9th streets. Market gpice. jy 16-lm* ^UTLERSHIP FOR 8ALB -The subscriber be ing compelled to *" to California, offers for Sftle the best 8UTLER8HIP in the country, worth at least ten regiments. Call ftt 51? 12th street, opposite the Kirkwwod House. ftft?rfl p. m. Jy 16 1W W. BRAMHALL. Moore'8 west end drug store, 113 PKNN AVBNCB. SOUTII HI DE.-rLy man's Patent Preserve Jars, fresh and pureV^P Medicines, Perfumery, Toilet Soaps. Co-lM lollies, Ac. Ayers' and other Medicine.". jy lS-2w F^RUIT JARS! v FRUIT JARS!! . Housekeeper* who wish to put up fresh fruit are VVitS6 o?r SELF SEALING FKUIT J A HH, as tbey have been thoroughly tented, and we can warraut them to keep fruit perfect"* At tae fruit requires no sugar and the jars no cement, it is economy for every family to put up all the fruit they wftnt for the winter, webb & BSVERIDGE. Jt 16 6t* Odd Fellows'Hall |\ OTICB.?FOR 8ALK?SOO sets of one, two, ftnd f- or borse second hand HARNESS; good SADDLED and BRIDLES, Apoly to ' No. 373 Penn avenue,between 4S m>4 6th st., opposite Wational Hotel, jy ic-im* NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 00 P&r/^r V.'heretofore eilstif g uniter the name of Finch A Lloyd, doing huainesa at 390 llth street, ia this llth day of J uly, dissolved by mutual consent SAMUEL LLOYD. JrU-tw* H C. FINCH ?T*HA!IKFUL FOR PA?T PATRONAGE, THE I Ieo Cream Busing* will be continued by the undersigned at tbe old atftnd, No. 390 llth street, between K and L street*. jy Ib trn' SAMUEL LLOYP. TNTERNAL REVENUE.. 1 U. 8. Aertissoa'8 Orrtoa, Collettion Ihitrtrt of District mf Colttmki* To All whom it may eotoeraNotice is hereby given that the AnuualTax Liatfor 18S4. together with the Income Tax for lftl, is now in this ofgce Said lists will remain open for inspection and ex amination for the sp ce of 8ftee? days from this llth day of Jn.y, l??4: and 1lhat th? un lecelgned will remain in his o?re. No 46** 7th etreet west, fi>r fifteen days thereafter to h?ar and determine on ell appe-is that ma? be n^i relative to exces sive or erroneous valuation by the Assistant As sessors. All anpeala must be in writing, ftp*oiftiDg the particular c?ae, matter or thlag res^eting which adefcriptlnn Is re^uesred, and atateUe ground 01 principle cf Inequnlitv or error oemelainel of P. M.PEARSON. U.S. AssV for D C. No. 4(*o 7th ?tri?et west. ' * ashlngton. July 11, ISS Ijj ll-ecH 4 O'CLOCK P. M. GOVERNMENT SECURITIES. Jay Cooke & Co. furnish the foils wing quo tattons of Government securities: Washing-tow, July 21, 1864. Baying. Selling. U. S. 6's Coapon 1981 102 lUJ* U. S. 5-20's 103K 104X 7 3-10 Treasury Notes 104 105 One Year Certificates 93 Jf 91 V Certificate Checks.... 95^[ N*w York?First Board. Coupons, ic2jfj 5-20'S, 10*3; Certificates, 93J?; Gold, 257. GOOD NEWS FROM SHERMAN. The Enemy Repulsed in Tbree Attacks upon Him Yesterday. Dispatches have been received from General Sherman by the Government to-day, announ cing that the enemy assaulted his lines three times yesterday, and was repulsed each time with little loss to us. Our men fought mostly behind earthworks, hence the small loss on our side. THE FIGHT AT SNICKER'S GAP. Capture of a Large Number of the Rebel Raiders?The Rebels Compelled to Burn their Wagon Train. Last night eighty-one rebel prisoners arrived here from Sandy Hook, Md., having been sen1 here by order of Brig. General Howe, under guard of company I, 1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade, commanded by Lieutenant Colb. These prisoners state that they were in charge ef one of the invading plunder trains, and were overhauled near Snicker's Gap by a portion of our pursuing forces, under General Crook. A brisk fight immediately ensued, which continued with much fury for some time; but the train guard finding it impossible to save the train, destroyed it by fire, and re treated, leaving the teamsters and others at the mercy of our forces. A dispatch from Harrisburg states that we captured over three hundred wagons heavily laden with grain, bnt by this statement it wonld appear that the rebels burned the train. The following Is a list of the prisoners, from which it will beseen there is one officer among them. We also captured some five or six ne gro teamsters, whose names are not given in this list: First Lt. W. S. Barnhard, 37th Va. cavalry: Samuel Blissard, John Brown, Wm. Berry, 62d Georgia: Benj. Bird, 17th Va. cavalry; W. W. Koggs, 2<?th Va. cavalry; Joseph K. Bend ham, 27th Va. cavalry; N. T. Broods, 17th Va. cavalry; Henry Cooper, 17th La. J. A. Curry, 12th Ga ; W. F. Dean, 42th Va. G. Dunlap, nth N. C.; D. M. Derton, 5th Va,; C. B. Kcker, 31th Va.; V. Fanel, 30th Va.; J. B. Foster, Elie Fos ter, 21st Ga.; James Ford, Davis' Battery; W. I>. Fisher, 16th Va. cavalry; E. M. Ford, 11th Va. cavalry; James Fay, 8th La.; J. H. Crogan, 12d \ a.; H. L. Gress, 8th Va. cavalry.; John Gilpin, 22d Va. cavalry: L. Gent, 23d Va. cav alry; G. Hildebrast, 54th N. C.: J. A. Howard, 1st Md. cavalry; J. Hensbareer, 23d Va ? W Henkle, l!?th Va. cavalry; W. Howell, 43d N. C. oavalry; Matthew Hilton, 14th Va.; W. D Kellog,62d Ala.; M. Dambert, 46th Va.; James Ik T ? 4.1,1 TT- . TT TT n* ? ^ ' 2lstVa. cavalry; W. J. Pugh, 21st Gs.; J. W. Pattoo, 1st Md. cavalry; H. L.*Petra, llthVa. cavalry; R. C. Pierce, 12th Ga.; J. H. Buddell, 62d Ga.; G. Rogers, 5th Ala.; Thos. Ruff, 9th La.; J. Rogers, 20th Va cavalry; Joseph Rey nolds, ?6th Va. cavalry; C. Steward, 2d Va.; J. F. Sykes, 41th Ga.; D. Stump, 16th Va. caval ry; M. Shlel, Baltimore battalion; A. J.Swint, 21st Ga.; J. Sherman, l&th Va. cavalry; W. H. Smith, 22d Va. cavalry; W. Shignrs, 13th Ga.; P. A. Severn, ISth V a. cavalry; EliShiram, 23d Va. cavalry; George Sherry, 12th Ala ; Syrus Lee, lr-th Va. cavalry; A. Storall, 51st Va. cav alry; J. W. Shiddaguh, 6th Ala.; H. Vance, 19th Va. cavalry; R. S. Wheatman, 4th Ga.; Henry White, 12th Ga.: W. R. Ward, 8th Va. cavalry; John White, 2Sth Ga ; Robert White, Davis' battery: A. J. Ward, 37thVa.; B. W. Williams, 2d Ala.: John Bill, 8th Va. cavalry; J. Peacock. 2d N. C. cavalry. These prisoners were mostly detached from their commands, and at the time of their cap ture were acting as teamsters. Many of them o*proc?od caticfaotion at being captured, and while at Colonel Ingraham's office last night quite a number of them asked permission to take the oath. FURTHER. NEWS OF DISASTER TO THE REBEL RAIDERS. They are Obliged to Burn Twenty.five Wagons at Hughes' Creek. We learn this morning from a former citizen of Madison county, Va., who has for some time been sojourning in Fairfax county, that he luu reliable information going to show that the rebel raiders met with so many mishaps In getting away with their plunder from Mary land, that what they have managed to keep will hardly repay them for their trouble. The raiders it appears from the time of their first capture of plunder were in the habit of sending it off guarded by detachments. Thus on Thursday, July 12, a party having charge ot 25 wagons, heavily laden went through Gregory's Gap and passed down the other side of the mountains, and along the Shenandoah river, leaving Front Royal on their right (and at this pcint hugging the mountains as closely as possible) until they arrived at Thornton's Gap, through which they passed, and thence they moved through Sperryville, and halted for some purpose or other at Hughes creek, a river between Rappahannock and Madison counties. This body was about 65 strong, and on Thuisday nightjthey were alarmed by what they supposed to be a force of Union cavalry. They were so badly scared that for some cause or other, (probably acting under orders) they fired they wagons, and all were destroyed. The force that so scared the rebels turned out to be five Union scouts, who were in that neighborhood. Our informant larther states that but little of the rebel plunder, and but a small portion of the force passed through Snicker's Gap, as the rebels appeared to think that point would be speedily occupied by the Union forces. They therefore got on the other side of the mountains through Asbby'8 Gap, and came this side again through Chester and Thornton's Gap, and thence pushed on as though going to Gordous vllle. TUB RETREATING INVADERS. A letter received In this city by an officer from Sandy Hook, Md., states that many strag glers from the retreating invading force corns into that place daily and surrender them selves. The men are completely worn out by rapid marching, and numbers of them are shoeless, with their clothing torn into shreds. THE (JUARTERMA8TERS' MILITARY ORGAN IZATIONS. In obedience to an order issued by Quarter master General Meigs, the proper offcers are actively engaged in perfecting arrangements far organizing the clerks and employees of the Quartermasters' Department into permanent military commands. It is understood that the officers will be regularly commissioned by the War Department, and furnished with suitable badges. Some of tbe companies that served during the invasion will re organize and elect new officers. M7"From John C. Pasker, 379 F street, we have advance copies of G ode if t Lady's Book fo? August, and 7*? Phrenological Journal (No. 2) for the same month. Reported Invasion or Kcktucky.? Another invasion ot Kentucky is on tbe car. pet. There is ne doubt that a rebel force has entered the Stats through Pound Gap, and at last accounts the rebels were in Floyd county. The invaders are variously estimatsd at 5,009 to 15,000, bnt we presume their strength does not exceed the inside number. Tbe object is t? aflect Sherman's operations, but in this it will fail as ths Maryland raid tailed to intsrfere wi'b Gen. Grant's plans. Gen. Burbvidge is gathering reinforcements and is vigorously preparing for tbe contest. There are intimations that Forrest is expected to form a junction with Buckner, who is be liever*'to he in command of the rebels coming into Kentucky from tbe eaau but it will be recollected that General A. J Smith is looking alter Forrest in West Tennessee, a?d we pre sume that be will have enough lo do to take csre of himself in tba' quarter; besides there are other movements in progress In that direc tion which wil keep all the rebels actively fmplcned. Upon the whole, we do not think Forrest will co-operate with Bnckner, and frrm the latter no trouble is to be apprehended except the recessity for the concentration or * force enfficten'ly large to whip him.?Qixtin mati Oasetir, July IS. MJT In all ef the Episcopal oh archer of Phil adelphia on t?Qo4ay, the collect for t^in wfu read TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ALLEGED P^MN^OTIiTIOJIS AT Albany, Jttlj 11.?O0t. Seymour will not appoint Stat* iflDU to recrnit South Cities or counties can do so, the State authorities giving them the facilities directed by Conrress The Herald has a dispatch from Niagara Falls, describing negotiations going on being for peace. It is said that proposals hare been accepted by the President, allowing Geo. M. Saunders to proceed to Washington. Mr. Hay, the President's private Secretary, is partici pating in council with the rebel emissaries. (Pshaw !> PROM CALIFORNIA. Important Order from Gen. McDowell. San Francisco, Jnly 90 Gen. McDowell has issued an order requiring passengers of ocean steamers to give up their arms and per mit the examination of their baggage. The object is to prevent the probable danger of at tempts to take possession of steamers on this coast by pirates, sailing as passengers. The confession of one of the recently arrested stage robbers implicates some prominent men, and leads to the suspicion of secession designs 1*EW YORK STOCK LIST. [By the People's Lane?Office 511 Ninth street.] New York, Jnly 20.?U. S. 1981, coupon 6's, 102*; U. S. 5.90 s, 101; Certificates of Indebt edness, 93*; Gold, 25<3?; N. Y. Central, m Erie, ll^X; Hudson River, 125; Harlem, 191; Reading, 131X: Michigan Central, 132; Mlchi gan Southern, P2tf; Illinois Central, 12k: Cleve land and Pittsburg, 107#; Cleveland and Toledo, ?; Chicago and Uock Island, 107#; Milwaukie and Prairie du Chien, t54; Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago, 109#; Alton and Tena Hante, 56; Chicago and Northwestern, ?; Quicksilver, 76. ' LOG All NEWS. The Quota op the District under ttib New Cau.?Under the call of February 1, 1664, for 500,000 men, the qnota of the District of Columbia was fixed at 4,256. By credits under toiuier valla, Uj Tuluuteeriiig, sua xjj draft, this call was filled; but recruiting was continued energetically, and the result is that we have (as stated Tuesday) an excess of 450 over all former calls, to begin with under the late call for 500,000 more. We understand also that recruits are coming In to the average num. ber of filteen per day. By the subjoined communication, received by Mayor WalJach from Provost Marshal General Fry, it will be seen that our quota under the new call has been fixed at 2,910 ? ? ADK?*BTMElrr' Provost Marshal Gene, rals Office, Washington, D C., July 19, 1361.? Hon. Richard Wallach, Mayor of the city of Washington, Washington, D. C.?Sir : The quota of the District of Columbia under the call of the President for 500,000 men, of date July IPth, 1861, is 2,910. This quota will be reduced by any excess it may now have over all calls heretofore made, or increased by its deficiency on such calls, as the case may be. For details in regard to the subject please confer with the Provost Marshal of the Dis trict of Columbia. Very respectfully, yonr ob't servant, Jambs B. Fry, Provost Marshal General. The apparent discrepancy of numbers under the first call for 500,000 and under the present call is accounted lor by the fact that the quota is now made up in proportion to the number of bona fide citizens of the District (according to the census of I860) amenable to military duty, many clerks and others subject to enrollment elsewhere having heretofore been enrolled here. Through proper exertions made in be half of the city's Interests, this excess of quota has been abated. The 450 to ouf credit inclndes all substitutes np to the present time, and all persons enlist ing in the Navy. Deducting this number (450) we have yet to furnish 2,460, but a little ener getic aetion upon the part of all our citizens will exempt us from the draft. We are certain that Mayor Wallach and the City Councils will use every exertion to accomplish an end so desirable. Homicide in the First Ware.?Yesterday afternoon an affair occurred in the house of Thomas Morrisey, who keeps a small shop near the corner of 16th and K streets, which resulted in the shooting of Morrisey, causing his death in a few moments. This morning Coroner Woodward summoned the following jury of inquest:?John McL. Bnill, Wm. T. Riley, John A. Borland, Wm. Hurdle, Jonathan D. Townley, John Hines, Jacob Lauberheimer, Wm. Bagnan, John Ty nan, James Croggon, Wm. Anderson, John Beck, and the following facts were elicited from the evidence: A cavalryman, Patrick Galvin, 6th N. Y. Cavalry, was in the honse tff the deceased in the morning, and had some difficulty with him, when he went away but returned about four o ciuc* and called for segars, when Mrs. Mor rlssey replied that she had none. He then called for the proprietor and Morrissey made his ap pearance, when Galvin took him by the shoul der as if to get him out and at the same time drew a pistol. Morrissey ran back into his sit ting room and cameout armed, when both fired almost simultaneously, the ball from the pis tol of Galvin taking effect in Morrissey's left side, below the ribs, passing through him caus ing his death in less than an hour. Galvin immediately started off bnt was arrested bv the military authorities, and this morning he was sent under guard to the place of inquest where he was lnlly identified by several wit nesses. He did not deny that he fired the fatal shot, and alleges that Morrissey shot first. The jury found a verdict in accordance with the facts. Morrissey was about 2S years of age, and is represented to have been a very quiet and peaceable man. He leaves a wife and three children in indigent circumstances. He for m erly belonged to the regular cavalry. The prisoner, Galvin, was this forenoon given in custody of officer Bnill, of the First Ward, to be tried by the civil authorities, and he will be committed for that purpose. Affairs in Gkokobtown.? The Canal.? There is nothing of importance doing upon the canal. There are no arrivals and bnt few departures, and those few are of boats intend ed to go no farther than Muddy Branch, to which point there are no obstacles. The following letters have been received by Collector Hollingsworth at Georgeto wn rela tive to damage on the upper divisions: Four Locks, Mb., July 16, 1861.?.Vr. Hoi lingsworth.?Dear Sir: My division is all right. No damage done bv the rebels. Respectfully yours, Thos. Hassbtt, Superintendent. The four locks are located 109 miles above Georgetown, and above them there is no dam age. Superintendent Masters, of the Williams, port division, writes as follows: ? The damage done by the rebels in the Wil liamrport division consistsof the cutting of the heel posts of six lock gates, the burning ot a small bridge, ona lock shanty, and the railing torn oft' the Aquednct?all top work that will not interfere with navigation. The water is low at No. 5 (dam), and 1 fear we will not be able to raise it until it rains. The following named boats were burnt: Amelia Snyder (loaded). Unexpected, lien Darby, Jas. Baker, Juniatta, R. H. Alvey, Charles Ardinger, Frances, Alex. Shaw and Little Bob,(empty.)" Nine boats were saved on this division. From these accounts it appears that the dam age done is all this side of Williamsport, and* the most serious as yet heard from is at Antie tam aqueduct, the masonry of the trunk be ing thrown down, and the bottom perforated at various place?. This last information is considered doubtful, as another aucuuut is that the top work has been demolished, and bnt one stone bad been cnt out of the bottom. JPort of George toicn.?Entered?Schooner Mail, Nevill,'Baltimore; Exchange, Hamilton, Port land. Cleared?Schooners Maryland, Owens, Saulsbury; Uuail, Hooper. Havre-de-Grace; Bull winkle, French, New York; Nelly, Dela? Uitiors. Baltimore; Kedron, Wheatley, do.; W. Sons, Burton. Seaford; L A. Edwards, Live, Jersey City; Vienna Corcoran, Viennua; Julia, Cae?y, Baltimoie; J P. Sherman, Tooks, Chop tank; Home, Banting, Havre-de-Grace; R: Kemp, Wootten, do.; Louisa, Ha* kill, Phila delphia; Tlllie EL. Anderson, Dighton; M. Sharpshire, Mnlwell, Boston; M. J. Fardy. Hooper, Baltimore; brig Lixabel, Gary, Bos ton. Distribution of Medals and Premiums.?Yester day, the Trustees of the Public Schools beg&u tbe distribution of premiums to the scholars. The distribution commenced with Primaries Nos. 1 and V. at tbe school honse on High street. The children were addressed by Drs. Mackis and Brown, who distributed the premiums: and declamations by tbe children, and the music undtr thedirectioa of Prof. Danl -U ad ded to the interest of the occasion. The per formances of the children were highly credit able to tbe teaehers, Mrs. I jams and Miss Hanna. This afternoon the distribution will be continued to Primaries 3 and 4, and the two grammar schools at the schoolhouse ow Munt gomery street. A Lunatic at La ?g a.?Patrick Rogers, a robust young man, a lunatic, has been roam ing at large in theoitjr for several days past. Yesterday he was in the vicinity of Center Market, and raised an alarm by calling ont that a woman, was being murdered in the market bouse. Detective McDevitt and Pat rolman Fnsa went after him, aad, after a short run, ctptnred and secured him by throwing him down. He was taken to the Fourth Ward Station and retained until .this morning, w&en Detective M* I*vitt made the usnal applica tion for hie admission to the Insane Asylum, and he will profcaWj be seat tfcew to?day. Th? Cabs or Twtc Kiho?in our tun* of t ridaj we published an item to the effect that a yonDg man aamed Kinf. bad been shot la the lungs, In the front of th* city, during the late lighting. The article referred to was not Intended to reflect upon Mr. Kin*. Sr , who, wi> are informed, baa aided the Union caws* personally and pecuniarily tn many ways. We learn that be has in times of emergency done valuable servioe to the OoTernmont, by procuring supplies not otherwise procurable, and without regard to pecuniary profit to him self. This was especially the case at the time of the Baltimore riots. And it is certain that the (JoTerament, which is in a position to judge of his sei vices, (ires him the utmost confidence. If he has a son who takes part with the rebels, he is not alone In this respect, for some or the most patriotic men in our midst bare to mourn the fact that their own flesh and blood are ar rarad against them in this struggle. Mr. King has one son, we believe, in the rebel army, but as regards the young man ?Lb0.v!melQt'0<,wl (B younger son), we learn that he positively denies that he was in arms on either side when he was wounded He in company with a friend baa been out, he states on a visit to Cabin John, and returning: they found themselves between the contending ar mies, and got behind & tree to watch the fl?ht uin potion young Kin* say* he felf something hit him as though it blow with a club, and he fell to t^?ound!? Md l*J M he 'uppo*^ a. hour or two. when the rebels got iato Doeltioa where be fell, and on their retreat carried him lenrtert .? Mr eV?nd ,e" hlm th"? 10 tended to. Mr. King snb3eqnently obtaiaed an order from the Secretary of War, and brought his son to his home in this city We have said this much in justice to Mr. King, who is sorely troubled at the reflections cast npon him. ? Asoth*r Robbery.?About the time Tuee day night when the warehouse of the Wash ington Express Company was entered by burg lars, from whence several packages were stolen, the store of J. H. Grossman, corner of 1st street and New Jersey avenue,was entered and abont 815 stolen from the drawer. The robbers scattered the goods about the floor but took little or none of them. Till Liftihti.?Last mgut, ???? arrested John Glascoe on the charge of robbing the money drawer of the store of Daniel Pflel, on 20th street, between L and M, of a sum of money, some of which, found on the prisoner, was identified by Mrs. Pflel. Stathofthh Thirmomitir.?At Frank lin <fc Co.'s, opticians, No. !M4 Pennsylvania ayenne, the theimometer stood to-day at 1 o'clock, 81 in the shade. Representative substitutes-i ready to supply any person not liable to draft from over age or other causes, with good MEN t? represent them in the army for three years. Now is the time to show your patriotism. G. H. GAS8IDY, 446 8th St., jy 21-lw* between Penn. avenue and D st. ^ NEW STOCK. LEATHER TRAVELING- TRUNK. LA PJ Jo ? TRUNK. HAT tOXES.VA-mmi K5Si?J??S?AIHER ani CARPET lAWS.KliW SATCHELS. Ac., comprising the largeit^"-'** aud best assortment of ladies' and gentlemen's traveling requisites to be found in this city WALL. 8TEPHENS A CO., ^.,382 Pa. P h and loth street. Jy 21 2wif [ IntelAChron] HURRAH FOR LITTLE MAO IS THE Ex clamation nowadays in every man's ak mouth and woman's too. ?M FIRST GRAND PIC NIC ili or ttts bm McCLFfcLAN SOCIAL CLUB. To be given at SEVENTH STREET PARK, oa THURSDAY, July 28, l.-nM. Tickets Fifty Cents, admitting* gentlemau and ladies. CommitUt & Art. G. Draner. J. F. Lmkins. Arthur Donnellv, Marcellus Holtiman, Darnel McCarty. jy 2l-eo3t? PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR THE llrick Work required in the erection of Cav alrv Baptist Church until August 2d, noon. They will be directed to the Chairman of Building Committee, AMOS KENDALL, Washington, D. 0. The p'ans and specifications of Messrs. Class and Kammerhuber. Architects, can be seen at their office, No. 130 West Second street, between D and E street*. The work will be paid for in cash, subject, how ever, to the conditions usual in giving out sim ilar work. The bids will be opened at Old Trinity Hall, 3th street, between D and E streets, August 2d, at 6 o clock p. m.. and the contract awarded as soon as practicable thereafter. jy 211 ltd RPHANS' COURT, JULY 19TH. 1*64-Dis TaicT of Columbia, Washington CociiTr, To-imt:?In th<? case of Henrietta Foote, Adminis tratrix of Aadiew Foote. deceased, the Adminis tratrix aforesaia has, with the approbation of the Orphans Court of Washington County aforesaid appointed Saturday, the I3ta (Jar of August next, for the final aij-l distribution of the per sOBal erta'e of said deceased, and of the assets in hand, as far as the same have been collected and turned into money: when and where all the credi tors and heirs of said deceased sre notified to at tend, (at the Orphans' Court of Washington Coun ty aforesaid,) with their claims properly vouched, or they may otherwise by law be excluded from all benefit in said deceased's estate : provided a copy of this order be published once a week for three weeks in the Evening Star, previous to the said 13th day of August, 1864. Test. Z.C. R0BBIN3, jy 21-law3w* Register of Wills. JJY J AS. C. McGUIRE A CO., Auctioneers. PEREMPTORY SALE oF THREE DESIRABLE BUILDING LOTS, CORNER OF NORTH H STREET AND tiTII STREET WEST On Monday afternoon. July o'clock, on the premises, we shall sell Lots Nos. 1, 2, and 3. in Uhlmsn's sub of Square No. R33, front ing each 17 feel 6 inches on north H street, at the corner of Sixth street east, extending back 8ifeet to aii alley. Terms cash. Jr?l d J. C. MrQUTRE A 00.. Aucts. ^JY J. C. MoGCIRE & CO., Auctioneers. %il?Ni2i5T12E NORTH E 8TREET Bl TWEEN 19TH AND !iOTH STREETS WEST On TUESDAY AFTERNOON, August SrifatiSS ?,clock, t)n the premises by virtue o? a decree of the Orphans' Court, dated Juneaist. 18H, confirmed by the Supreme Court, July 5th, 18d4, I shall sen. part of Lot No. 2, in Square No. 122, fronting about ?J feet on north E street, between 19th and 20th streets, and running back 07 feet oJ< inches, togeth er with the improvements consisting of a two story Frame Dweliiug House,lNo. '214.1 containing four rooms. Terms cash. Cost of conveyance to he paid by the purchaser. . M. F. MORRIS. Guardian. Jy 21-d J. C. McGUIRE & CO . Aucts. JJY GREEN & WILLIAMS, Auctioneers. T*0 FBAME HouSBsTnD L0T AT AUCTION. On MONDAY, the 24th instant, at 6 o'clock p. we shall sell, in front of the premises, lot 17, in square 400, with the improvements, a good two story frame house on the front, and a one-story frame in the rear. This property is handsouie'r situated at the corner of south L street and 6th. on the Island, having a front of 25 feet, runnin* back with an alley about 120 feet, and has an alley in the rear. Terms: Two-thirds cash; balance in6 and 12 months, fpr notes bearing interest. A deed given and a deed of trust taken All conveyances and stamps at the cost of the purchaser. jy 21-dA ds GREEN A WILLIAMS. Aucts. J. C. McGUIRE A Co. Auctioneers, TRUSTEE'S SALE OF EXCELLENT FURNI TURE AND HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS. On THURSDAY MORNING, July 21st, at I* 0 clock, at bouse No. 26 Louisiana avenue, be tween 4S and 6th streets west, formerly tbe resi dence of Edward Swaan. Esq.. by virtue of a deed of trust dsted January 18th. 1864, and duly recorded in Liber N. 0. T. No. 28, folios S3, et sea., one of the Land Records for Washington county. I shall sell all the excellent furniture and household ef fects, comprising in part Superior Rosewood Case Piano Forte Pair o' French plate Mantel Mirrors 52x73 1 French plate Pier Glass, 27x107 Handsome Rosewood broea telle carved Sofas. Arm, Easy, and Parlor Chairs Bonewvod tad Black Walnut Marble t?p Centre and Fancy Tables Brochtelle and Lace Curtains and Fi<ti^res Whatnots. Reception Cha'rs Super^r Velvet, Brussell. aud Ingrajs Carpet throughout Number of floe Engravings F.xtension Dining Table. Sideboard China. Glssi?. and Crockery Ware Silver-plated *are. Table Cutlery Bed and Table Linen, Towels, Napkin* Walnut an* Mahogany Bedsteads, Bureaus, Ward - robes, and Washstands Hair and Husk Matre???s. Bolsters, and Pillows Blar kets, Comforts, Spreads Lodging-glasses. Toilet Setts, Shades Heating Stove* of various kinds. Fire irons Together with the usual assortment of aitebs" Requisites Terms oath. ErGRNE C A R-T9I .Trustee Jy 15-d J. C. McGUIRE A CO., Aucts. ?STTILS ABOVE SALE IS tNAVOIDABLY postponed until WEDNESDAY MORNING,Jail 27th. same hour CABC8r. TrUjte?. Jy 21-d J.O. McGOlAE A CO.. Aucts. FOR BALI?A good H0R3* and WAOON Apply at the corner 3d and I gy - streets. Island, Washington. JnT Jy 2t>-2t? Pfry SALE?A very fine BUGGY and SADDLE F MARE. 5 years old:? good traveler, fflV? and perfectly gentle; wi? 8tl.> for ne^SS fault, but the owner has ?e ^^ i- use for one. Can be seen at JOHN BLIG11 S 8taiH?. ? cer of 12th and 0 sts. ? ' ? J. 0. HOWARD'S 123* LIVERY. HIRING. ?ACK. E V W^oa^ftWM^r?^,aulWa.Wn?to'1 stags line is at the above ?lac*. . Also, attache* to tW saw? place ?? fc "n1(> TaURANT. ii-i?? W. ?? JiBum ? law. I

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