Newspaper of Evening Star, July 26, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 26, 1864 Page 4
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THE EVENING STAR. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. THE WAR in TI1B SOUTHWEST. Details ?( General Smith's Expeditia*. Cairo, Sunday, July ?4.?Memphis papers of the 22d say thnt Gen Smith's command was moving into Memphis. Fifty of the prisoners ?aptured at Tupelo, mostly 01 the 3d Kentucky cavalry, among them a captain, two l??uten ants, and fonr sergsants, have been broug in and lodged in Irving Prison. Others are expected to arrive soon. Two hnndred ^' prisoners were left at Tnpelo for wantof trans ^hV'Bailetln says that Oen. SJocnm Mnved at Grand Gulf on the 15th, witbon t opposition, and captured several rebel lieutenants, and small parties of rebel soldiers. TbeiebelGen Richardson has given notice thit all ^ons conscripted in West Louisiana not reporting within ten days, would be con sidered jayhawkers, and shot down without mThe Sbreveport News contains an account of a violent hurricane which passed over that town early in June. The steamers Stella, Dan Lewis, and several buildings, were de stroyed. The corn crop was also much in jured. The rebel General Dick Taylor, in a eonerat nlatory order to the soldiers of West Louisiana, recounting the defeat of General Ban Its, maHes use of the following elegant and chivalrous words: ??Long will the accursed Yankee race remem ber the great river of Texas, and the changed hue of its turbid waters, darkened with a lib eral admixture of Yankee blood. The cold blooded alligator and ravenous crawfish wax fat on the rich food, and our native vulture holds high revelry over many a festering corpse." _ _ The time for the delivery of eotton for the benefit of the Confederacy, has been extended to Anjrust 1. On the l?',th instant Shelby's forces tore up a Eorticn ot the trai k of the Memphis and Little ,ock railroad, near Brownsville, and tired into a passenger train. Shelby's forces are reported to be encamped at Duvall's Bluff. Fapan was south of the Arkansas river. Pursuant to instructions from the War Da Sartment, on a request of the Secretary of tate. Gen. Washburne issued an order on the SM notifying all persons residing within the limits of the district of Memphis who claim exemption lrom service in the enrolled militia on the ground of foreign birth to leave within forty-eight hour? alter the publication of this order, and not to return while the order re mains in force, under penalty of arrest and punishment. There has been no change in the Memphis ootton market. FROM EUROPE. Dano-German Affairs Unchanged?Repert ed Naval Engagement. Father Point, July 25.?The steamship Belgian, from Liverpool on the 14th, and 1/ondon on the 15th, passed this point at noon. London, July 10 ?The consols closed at 90X a90? for iaoney. The bullion in the bank has decreased ?230,000. London, July 15.?The Dano German affairs remain unchanged. The reported engagement between the Kearsarge and Florida off Jersey needs confirmation. It is false as regards the Kearsarge, whkh is cruising off Dover, but it may have been the gunboat Sacremento, which has lett Cherbourg. [The reported engagement between the Kear sarge or Sacremento and the Florida, on the l.ith Inst., in the English Channel, is a canard. The Florida wat off Cape Henlopen ou the 11th instant.] FROM KENTUCKY. Excitement in Louisville?Reported Fight with Guerrillas at Hopkinsville?Rumor ? of a Projected Raid into Indiana. Louisville, Sunday, July 24.?The city is very much excited by the general impressment of horses. All the avenues leading lrom the city are picketed. Reports not authenticated state that a fight with the guerrillas took place at Hopkinsville, wherein the Federal loes is represented to have been 20 killed, wounded and missing. Fur ther particulars have not yet been stated. It is reported that last night a rebel force of 300 or 5i o men, under Jessie, were in Carrol county, six miles from Ghent, with a view of crossing over Into Indiana, and that they had there captured two 6-pounder brass pieces in possession of the Home Guard. Affairs in Maine. Portland, July 24?The House Committee ofCengresson the defences of the northeas tern frontier reported on the 20th of June last a bill granting aid for constructing a military railroad lrom Bangor to the St. John's river, ac<i adjourned to meet at Portland, at the call cf the chairman. By a vote of Congress the committ#e was continued during the Thirty eighth Congress. The chairman has called a meeting lor the ft'h of Augnst, remaining at Portland and vicinity to inspect fortifications until the 12th, when they will proceed along the coast, calling at Fort Popham, Bath, Au gusta, Rockland, Belfast, Castine, Fort Knox, Bangor, Mount Desert, Eaatport, Calais, and ft'.her plates, examining forts, arsenals, hospi tals, the various ports, harbors, and islands on the coast of Maine. Secretaries Seward and Fe3#enden, and other members of the cabinet; General Delafleld, Professor Bat-he, and mem bers of Congress are expected to join the excur sion. The committee will extend their explo rations to the northeastern frontier, up the St. John's river to Madawasca, then to Riviere du Loup and the Gulf of St. Lawrence a3 far as Shediac. returning by way of St. John. An invitation has been extended by Governor Coney to the President to visit Maine during the summer, at the time of the exploration, if con venien t. gy The New York cotton brokers have ad vanced their rates. ? OFF1C I AL. Office of Provost Marshal and Board of 1 Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washington, D. C., June 21, 1S64. 1 For convenience ot Government employees tmly, the Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will hear cases of exemption on the ground of non-residence, at their offlce, corner ol Eighteenth and I streets, from to 10 o'clock, daily. J. O. Potnam, Captain First Regiment Y. R. C. je ?! and Provost Marshal D. O. Headquarters Provost Marshal and Board of 1 Enrollment of District of Columbia, > Washinyton, D. G*., June 3, lb?4. ) The Board of Enrollment of the District of Columbia will be in session at the office of the Provost Marshal District of Columbia, corner of Fourteenth street and New York avenue, daily (Sundays excepted) from 11 o'clock a.m. to 2 o clock p. m., for the purpose of hearing cases of exemption from draft for the following causes, viz: Alienage; Non-residence; fnsultablenesa of age; Manifest permanent physical disability; and Two years' service during the present war, either In the army or navy. Ctttiens are requested to furnish Information as to persons who are not enrolled, or who are trying to avoid enrollment, as it is equally for the Interest of each person enrolled to place upon the "Enrollment List" all persons liable to do military duty, so that his own chanoe for draft shall not be unjastly increased. J. C. Putnam, Captain 1st regiment V. R. Corps, and Provost Marshal of the may 26-tf District of Colombia. War Department, Adjutant BeneraTs OMm, \ WasKwgton, March 17, lift. J All applications for leaves of absence or per mission to visit Washington must be addressed to Major General Halleck, Chief of Staff, and must specify the business for which the officer desires the permission. Telegrams addressed direct to the Secretary of War on this subject will reoelve no attention. By ordsr of the Secretary ef War: E. D Towns mm, Assistant Adjutant General. lyr KKMJV AL. INOTICITO fARMKKS MABKST GAEDKH ?B8 AND CAPTAINS Of YBSSELfl. The offlce for the sale of Manure deliverable from the different government corrals in the Depart ment of Wantungton has boon removed from the corner of f and loth streets to the corner of B and 12ta streets, one block from Pennsylvania avenue, on 12tb street. The planting season being over, now Is the ^roper time for farmers and gardeners to lay in and haul a supply of manure for top dressings and fall use. Large quantities of well rotted manure on hand and fir sale si low rates. ? Wanted?Vessels for New York. Good freights and dispatch given. Apply to _ ? _ B. H1DGB. Agent. Office? N. B. corner lfth and M streets, )el-8w 1 bloek from Ps. av., on 12th st. THIS IB TO envy NOTICE, That the subscri ber has obtained from the Orphans' Court of Washington eonnty, in the District of OMBMIkia. letters of administration on the persoajastate ?f Deeper A. Casper Jate of Washington city, D. 0., deeeased. All persons having claim, against the mid deeeased are hereby warned to exhibit the me, with the vouchers thereof, to the subscriber an or before the ?th dar of June neit: they may otherwise "dt law be excluded from all beae&t ef Given under my hand this 28th day of Jans M, V, Mi, U?aMBwJWJ *44? Ci&Aa!" PROPOSALS. ,,lr Q,wiTl h* received at tiis office m .on MONDAY, August 1, 1!V><, foVttiaf. ^wTnk; plating, finishing, packing, ^ V ao5 U. 8. AETILL1HY ODB? BIT8, ?f th# iatest pattern, to be delivered at the United S t? te' Ordnance Agency, No. 45 Worth street, New * The ride bar^ and month pieees u they eome from the drops to be furnished from the Springfield Armory, where specimens and the model bits can he seen. The shell bearing the letters U. 8. A. are to be made from No. 24 sheet brass, < Proruitnte wire gauge.) and to be filled with lead before being soldered. The plating is to be not less than No. h), and to be of fine quality. The rings are to be of the best iron clock wire, and the lower bar of brass wire, the finish to be equal in all respects to that of the sample sets. ? The bits are to be subjeet to inspection at ail stages of the wor?, and before being packed are to be marked with .the maker'B name and red Hence, and when completed are to conform strictly in every respect with the pattern standard bits at the ^They*are to be packed in paper bundles of six each, labelled: ten bundles in a bix as prescribed by the inspector. Packing boxes to be valued by the inspector. ... Deliveries, which are to be made without any eharge to the United State* for transportation or handling, are to be made at the rate of 9*) bits per week, and the fcrst delivery of6? bite to be made on the ?>th day of August. 1f?4. The stock furnished by the Lnlted States will be inspected before issued, and for set of parts issued to tti? contractor & finished bit is to be returned. No bias will be considered except from parties actually en^ag:?i in the plating and finishing buRi ueFS, and w no are known to thiB Department to be fully competent to execute in their own shops the work proposed for. Forms of bid can be obtained at the above Armory or at this office. . , ... Proposals not made okt on the above form icill not be considered. GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that in case his bid is accepted be will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the whole araountof the contract.to deliver the article proposed, in conformity with the terms oT 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 bid der and the nert responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract maybe awarded. The re sponsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United 8tates District At torney. Bonds in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bid der or bidders upon signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of?;?. guaran tee, in case the foregoing bid of , in theeoun ty of , and State of , hereby Jointly and severally convenant with the United States, and be accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, to furnish the articles proposed in cenform ity to the terms of the advertisement, dated July is, 1864, under which the bid was made; and in case the faid shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guaranty to make good the differ ence between the offer of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. . Given under our hands and seals this day of ,186-. ISeaH Witness: tSe*H , To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. . . Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bonds, with approved sureties, for the faithful execution of the same. .... Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified, and lurnished with forms of con tract and bond. . The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any account. Proposals will be addressed to "Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington. D. C and endorsed "Proposals for Pla ?d *toishl?" A,llU*&,EO%" RAMSAY, Jyl9-eoBt Brigadier Gen'l, Chief of Ordnance. RDNANCE OFFICE, Wae Pipartmejtt, Washington, D. C., July n, 1854. Sealed Proposals will be received at this office nntil 4 o'clock p. m. on TUESDAY, the 2d day of August, 1N64. for furnishing at the New York Agency. No. 45 Worth street. New York, 10?JCH 0 lbs. of pur? Lake Superior Ingot Copper, 5",' 00 lbs. of Zinc Spelter, to be delivered as above stated, in as large quan tities and as rapidly as possible. Bidders will state the rates at which they can deliver. Forms of bid can be obtained at any of the Uni ted States arsenals, or at this office. Proposals not made out on this form will not be considered. GUARANTY, Thei bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that, io case his bid is accepted, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the whole amount of the contract, to deliver the article 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 food the difference between the offer of said bid er and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United States District Attorney. , ... Bonds in a sum equal to the amount of the eon tract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bid der or bidders npnn signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the nadersignel. residents of , in the county of , and State of , hereby. Jointly and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and Rutnc;ent sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, to furnish the articles proposed in conform ity to the terms of the ad vertisement, dated July 22, 18,">4, under which the bid was made; and, in case the sai l Bhall fail to enter i?to 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 be awarded. Given under our hands and seals, ! Given this day of , 186?. [Sea],| [Seal., To this guaranty must be appended the official 'certificate above mentioned. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bonds, with approved sureties, for the faithful execution of the same. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the rif ht to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any ^Proposals must be addressed to " BrigadierGon eral George D. RamBay, Chief of Ordnance. Wash ington, D. C.," and indorsed "Proposals for Ingot Copper and zinc Spelter,'^ ^ RAM8Ay> jy 23-STnTh6t Brig. General, Chief of Ordnance. QUARTERMASTER'S OFFICE, 1 \j PlFOBT 0* WA8HI*QT0*,S Washington, D^.. January 4,1864. \ All dealers in Drugs, Hardware, Lumber, Leather, Office Furniture, Harness, and Saddlery, are1 re quested to send to this office, on MONDAY of each a sealed dtovos&1 or liflti tn dMPlxccits* of the articles they are prepared to furnish thui ijepot at short notice, with the price ofeach markedla plain figures, so that, ua case the exigencies of theiservice require it, the article or articles can be obtained without delay, and at the lowest prica. Dealers wishing to sell to this Depot will b? re quired to furnish the lift punetually e veryMonday moraine. P< H. RUCKIB, Brigadier General and Chief Qnartermaatar. ja 5-tf Depot of Washington. mitii ltat?i 10-4? lull JAY COOKE * CO., 4?9 Fifteenth Street, Ricbivb 8cBB0*im0i8 ton th? NEW NATIONAL LOAN authorised by aet of Maroh 8. 18M, and known as TEN-FORTY BONDS, being redeemable at the pleasure ot the Sot em xnent. after ten years, and payable forty years from date in coin, bearing Interest at FIYE PER CENT A YEAR, payable on bonds not over $106 annually, and on large bonds semi-annually, IN COIN. The COUPON BONDS will be Issued la <60,1W0, |6PC, and $1,00#. The REGISTERED B0ND8 will be Issued In 60. 1100, $500, $1,000, $1,000. and $10,000. These are the only gold-bearing securities of Government now procurable at par, and, yielding present value of coin OVEB EIGHT PER CENT B ANNUM, ofTer a rery deslxahl Investment large or small sums. We Buy and Bell, at naiket rates, QOYERNMENT BONDS, OF ALL ISSUES, TREASURY NOTES, CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS. and COIN, and pay the highest prioes for QUARTERMASTER'S CERTIFICATE OHJOU. "Tat boom > ?o. ^IMPROVE YOUR EYE-AM by the use of the ebrated Psbbls and Pmisoofio BFBOTAOl.M,i , veraally acknowledged as the best for BrasJit ' una Pusibtipo the impaired Eyesight, scientifically and correctly suited, by V&AxCKLXn ft CO., Opticians. S44 Pennsylvania avenue, bet. 12th and Uth ate., ) ^fi/1 SSS Pennsylvania avenue, under the National. i ??>8iD *|TMt at the lowest prioes, PBOrOSALS. /^tRDNANCE office, U WaiDipaitmiit, WAhHi??TON. July 13, 1304. Pealed Proposals will be received at this office until WEDNESDAY, August3, at 4 p.m., for im pounder Projectiles, to be delivered as follows, T1* * 8,000 12-pounder Solid Shot, 12-peunder Shell, and 14,000 12-pounder Spherical Csee jt^each of the folio win^arsenala : "n atervieu Arsenal, ?? esi Troy, N. T., Wstertown Arsenal, Massachusetts,and Alleghany Arsenal, Pittsburg, Penna, 2,i*l 11 pounder Solid Shot, ?,000 12-pounder Shell. and 8,' 00 U-pounder Spherical at the St. Louie Arsenal, Mq. These projectiles are to be made of the kind of metal, and inspected after the rules laid down in the Ordnance Manual; the tensile strength of the iron to be not less than 14,000 pounds per square inch. Diawingscan be seen at any of the United States Arsenals. The projectiles are to be inspected at the foun dry where cast, and are to be delivered at the arsenals &e? ef charge for transportation or hand line. Bidders will state the rate at which they will de liver. Failures to make deliveries at a speci fied time will subject the contractor to a for feiture of the number lie mar fail to deliver at that time. Bidders will state explicitly the arsenal or arse nals where they propose to deliver, and the number of projectiles they propose to deliver at each place, if for more than one. No bids will be considered from parties other than regular founders or proprietors of worka, who are known te this Deo artment to be capable of ex ecuting the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer shell other than those east in his own foundry, they will be rejected, and the contract rendered nail and void. Forms of bid can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not mad* out on this/orm will not be ivnudfUd. ,,,, GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to aceompany his proposition with a guaranty, signed by twe re sponsible persons, that, in case his bid is accepted, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to deliver the article proposed, in conformity with the terras of this ad vertisement; and in case the said bidder should fail j?i?n into the contract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United States District Attorney. Bonds in the sum e?ual to the amount of the contract, signed by the contractor and both of his fuarantors. will be required of the successful bid er or bidders upon signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTEE. we, the undersigned, residents of , in the county of??, and State of , hereby Jointly and severally covenant with the United States and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of bo accepted, that he or they willat once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, to furnish the articles proposed in conform ity with the terms of this advertisement, dated July 13,1864, under whieh the bid was made; and. in case the said ? shall fail to enter into a con tract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the oSTer of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. ) Given under our hands andse&lg this day of , 185? witness: rSeal.l To this guaranty must be appended the^official certificate above mentioned. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bonds with approved sureties for the faithful execution of the same. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bend. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any account. Proposals will be addressed to "Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsay. Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington. D. C.," and will be endorsed "Proposals for 12-pounder Projectiles." , . GEORGE D. RAMSAY. Jy 14-eo9t Brig. Gen.. Chief of Ordnance. PROPOSALS FOR MORTAR SHELLS. Obdnakcb Orrics, War Dbpabtmbst, I Proposals wiH beHreceivedJatythi8 Office, ioilowing quantities at the under-named Arsen JU 8 * Tl Z ! wa?t#rt?-w? Arsenal, Massachusetts, 5,000, At Watervllet Arsenal, New \orfc. lo.OOo. York 20%? Arsenal, Governor's Island, New At Allegheny Arsenal, Pittsburg, 10,000. At Washington Arsenal, D. O., 5,000. These projectiles are to be ma le of the kind of Metal and inspected after the rules laid down in the Urdnance Manual, the tensile strength of the iron to be not less than 14,(00 pounds per square inch. Drawings can be seen at any of the United States A> senals. The projectiles are U be inspected at the foundry where cast, and are to be delivered at the Arsenal* "fffjch*rff? ?or transportation or handling liver WlU StatC the rate at which the* wil1 de" Failure to make deliveries at a specified time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the be 1?ay fal110 deliver at that time. Bidders will state explicitly the arsenal or ar senals where they propose to deliver, and the nnm i of Pr?J?ctiles they propose to deliver at each place^if for more than one. No nids wiH be considered from parties other th an regular founders or proprietors of wort a, who are known to this Department to be capable of executing the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer shell other than those cast in his own foundry, they will be rejected, and the contract rendered null and void. Forms of bid can be obtained at the above- named arsenals. Proposals not made out on this form will not be considered. GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty Bigned by two respon sible persons, that, in case his bid is accepted, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to deliver the arti cle proposed, in conformity with the terms of this advertisement; and in case the said bidder should i ^9 Pnter into the contract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may he awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be Rhown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United States District Attorney. Bondc in the sum equal to the amount of ths contract, signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bidder or bidders upon signing the contract. w _ FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of , in the county of and State of . hereby jointly and severally covenant with the u nited States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid ef be accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contract for the etme, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the articles pro posed in conformity with the terms of this adver tisement, dated July 8, 1864, under which the bid was made; and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guar antee to make good the difference between the offer ?ii if?!1' ; an<* the next lowest respon sible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. i Given under our hands and seals Witness: )this ? day of ,186-, (Seal.l To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bonds with approved sureties for the faithful execution of the same, Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on an? ac count. Proposals will be addressed to "Brigadier Gener al George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Washing ton, D. C.," and will be endorsed " Proposals for eight-inch Mortar Shell." GEORGE D. RAMSAY, Jt 9-eotd Brig. Gen'l, Chief of Ordnance. Fresh beep and vegetables vor ths NAVY. _ . , Navy Dbpirtmbnt. I Evrtavof Provisions and Clothing, July 14,1854. ( sealed Proposals, endorsed " Proposals for Fresh Beef and V egetables," will be received at this Bu reau until 2 o clock.lp.m,, on the 29th of July, in "tant, for the supply of 40/00 pounds of Fresh Beef and 40,two pounds of Fresh Vegetables at the Wash ington Station, as required. The Beef and Vegeta bles must be of good quality, and the best the mar ket affords, and each article must be offered for by the pou nd. The Beef must be in equal proportions, fore and hir.d quarters. Bonds, with approved security, will be required in one-half the estimated amount of the contract, and twenty per cent, yi addition will be withheld ,.m.the amount of each payment to be made, as collateral security for the due performance of the contract, which will on no acconnt be paid until it is fully complied with. Every offer made mnst be accompanied by a writ ten guaranty, signed by one or more responsible rerson,; that the bidder or bidders will, if his or their bid be accepted, enter into an obligation with in Uve days, with good and sufficient sureties, to furnish the articles proposed. No proposal will be considered unless accompa "uch guaranty, and by satisfactory evidence that the bidder is a regular dealer in the articles proposed, and baa the license required by law. The Department reserves the right to reject any proposal not considered advantageous to the Gov ernment. jy jft-td Medical purveyor's office, ,. . . SA8hi?o*o*.1?.o., June U, 1864. requested to send Uthis office,ontheMONDAYof each week, a sealed list of the articles they may be Kfr.?sasi u wib' * ?u-a im.c. a. wr. JohW' rBOPOSALS. f\KDNA3C? OFFICE, \J Was DRPAararaf, Wasbikuton, D. 0., July 4,18M. Scaled Proposals will be received at this office until MOM)AT July 25, at 4 p. m. for 10 i.ft^'set* of Infantry Accoutrements calibre 58, to bedelivered in the following quantities, at the undernamed Arsenals, viz : 20,t**? ?ete at the New York Arseual, Governor's Island. 3),0 0 sets at the Frankfort Arsenal, Brideeburg, t8,fr 0 Bets at the Alleghany Arsenalt Pittsburg, Pa. . ? 20,wo sets at the St Louis Arsenal, Mo. 10,000 seta at the Watertown Arsenal. Mass. These Accoutrements are to be maiie in strict conformity with the ntte pattern sets to be seen at the arsenals abovenamed.with the following excep tions, vir: The shauldtr belt will be but two inches wide, and no shoulder belt plate will be furnished; the Inside flap of the cartridge bf>x and cap pouch are to be left off, and the ears are to be sswn on the outer flap; the letters U. S., with a border, are to be stamped upon the cartridge box, the same sine and style as on the plate which it replaces: the cartridge box is to be sewed with nine (9) and the cap pouch with ten (10) stitches to the inch. Sepa rate bids will be received for the manafacture of these Accoutrements of pure oak leather, of mixtd tannage oak finish, and all hemlock. The belta are to be of stained leather. Samples of these Accoutrements can be seen at the abovenamed arsenals on or about the 20th instant, It is to be distinctly understood that this Depart ment is to have the privilege of inspecting the work done nnder any contract it may award, tn all stages of its progress. and especially to examine the stock before cutting. They are to be subject to inspection at the Arsenal where delivered, before being received for the Government. None are to be accepted or paid for except such as are approved upon inspection. Deliveries must be made in lots of not less than one-twelfth (l-12tb < per week of the whole number contracted for; the first delivery to be made on the 18th day of August, 18<>4. Failure to make deliveries at a specified time Will subject the contracto^to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. The Accoutrements must be boxed in the usual manner; tne boxes to oe charge? at cost, to be de termined by the inspector. .Bidders will state explicity the Arsenal, or Ar senals, where they propose to deliver, and the number of sets they propose to deliver at each place, if for more than one. No bids will bo considered from parties other than regular manufacturers- and such as are known to this Department to be fully competent to execute in their own shops the work proposed for. Should any party obtaining a contract offer Accoutrements other than those made in his own shops, they Will be rejected, and the contract renaerea null and voio. The name and place of manufacture of each party obtaining a contract must be stamped on each part of each set of Ac coutrements. GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition With a guaranty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that in case hie bid is accepted, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to de liver the articles 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 the person to whom the contract mar be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the clerk of the nearest District Court, or of the United Statea Dis trict Attorney. Bonds in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, signed by the centractor and both of his guarantors, will be 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 the United States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of be accepted. Chat he or they will at once execute the contract for the same with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the.articles proposed in conformity to the terms of the adver tisement, dated July 4,1864, under which the bid was made; and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract, as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder,'or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. \ Given under our hands and seala {this ? day of , 1S6-. Witness: fSeal.l [Beal.1 To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Each parcy obtaining a contract will be obliged to enter into bond with approved sureties for ita faithful execution. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forms of con tract and bonds. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids if not deemed satisfactory, and especial ly those made by parties who have failed to make time deliveries under previous contracts without furnishing satisfactory reasons for such delin quency. Proposals will be addressed to "Brigadier Gene ral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington, D. C.," and endorser! "Proposals for In fantry Accoutrements." GEO. D. RAMSAY, Jy7-eo8t Brigadier General, Chief of Ordnance. Proposalswill also be received for these accoutre ments, with inside flaps to cartridge-box and cap pouch. GEORGE D. RAMBAY, Jy 14 Brig. Gen., Chief of Ordnance. PROPOSALS FOR MALLEABLE IRON CAV ALRY TRIMMINGS. Orpnancz Offtcs, War Department, t Washington, July 11.1854. { Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until Saturday, August 20, 18*54, at 4 o'clock p. m., for the delivery at the following points of the un dermentioned quantities of malleable iron trim miu?? for cavalry equipments: At the New York Agency, New York, 30,000 sets. At the Frank ford Arsenal, 10.000 sets. At the Alleghany Arsenal, so.oonnets. At the St. Louis Arsenal, 10,000sets. Each set is to consist of the numbers of each kind of buckle, square, ring, bolt, stud, and loop now prescribed, except that two of the D rings in each set are to be made of the ji>'w pattern, with stop, according to the model to be seen at the above arsenals. The castings are to be made of the best ouality of malleable iron, the tongnesof the buckles of the best clock wire. The dimensions of the cleaned castings and the finish and dimen sions of the buckle-tongues and rollers must con form strictly to the standard gauges, which will be applied before japanning. After being thor oughly cleaned, and freed from all sprues and ir regularities, they are to be japanned in the best manner. The goods are tobe put up in papers in the usual manner, and packed, two hundred complete sets in a box of a quality, and marked as ma/ be pre scribed by the inspecting officer. The work is to be subject to inspection at the manufactory in all stages ef its progress, and no go*>ds are to be received or paid for which have not passed inspection. Deliveries are to be made as follows: Bidders will state the arsenal or arsenals where tbey propose to deliver, and the number of sets tbey propose to deliver at eaeh place, if for more than one. Failures to make deliveries at a speci fied time will subject the contractor to a forfeiture of the number he may fail to deliver at that time. No bids will be received from parties other than regular manufacturers of the arcticles proposed for, and who are known te this Department to be capable of executing in their own shops the work proposed 1 or. Forms of bids can be obtained at the above named arsenals. Proposals not made out on this form will not be considered. GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty, signed by two re sponsible persons, that, in case his bid be accept ed, he will at once execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal tn the amount of the contract, to deliver the articles 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 the person to whom the contract may be awarded. The responsibility of the guarantors roust be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, and the United States Dis trict Attorney. Bonds in the sum equal to the amount of the contract, signed by the contractor and both of hfs Suarantors, will be required of the successful bid er 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 the United States, and guarantee, in case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will at once exe cute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to furnish the articles proposed in cenformity with the terms of this advertisement, dated July 14.1864, under which the bid was made; and, in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer of the said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. S Given under out hands and seals Witness: jthis day of ,186?. *? [Seal ] [Seal .1 To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. Each party obtaining a contract will be obliged te enter into bonds, with approved sureties, for the faithful execution of the same. Upon the award being made, successful bidders will be notified and furnished with forma of con tract and bond. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any ac count. Proposals will be addressed to " Brigadier Gene ral George D. Ramsay, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington, D. C.,M and will be endorsed "Proposals for Malleable Iron Cavalry Trimmings.n GEORGE D. RAMSAY. Brigadier General, Jy 16-eotd Chief of Ordnance. JjhJOOl fill Oil KOHCX.] [raAIOIB.MOIDI. MOHUN * SON, 7001BSOU TO J. T. LmAI, R DEALERS, <i IMinm Uth ?nd 134k Struts, WMblBfton. P. 0, TkitttetfiaMkiTiaifUtlaNl th* Lumber Yard of Mr. Jno. T. Leamaa, are now prepared to (miikliiBWi of all kimda at the market rate*. They deHre to oall attenttoa to their largo i whlah consists la part of the followlac kinds: Akwt Wjm feet#alaat, all IhWraww. 100,000 foot X Poplar, prime, VOjm *? Oak and Aah, variou slaea, UNOjNOlMt WOOjOOO ** Titf PROPOSALS. / \RDN ANCJS OJFICJt U Wai D?rA*T*w*r. D. C., July H, MM. Scaled Pro?o?als will be rAc*>i v?><1 at this i>m?e until WKDNBSDAY. Anjrnrt S. WU.at 4 o'clock d in for furnishing the following Ordnance : 60 10 inch Siege Mortars. SO 8-inch Siege Mortars. 8 inch Siege Howitzers. 60 Coehom Mort?r?. bronie. These mortars and howit*ers are to bemade in conformity with the drawings and specifications to he furnished by the Ordnance Department, and are to be submitted to the usual inspeetions and proving* before being *?feived by the Lmt d States. The inspection will be made at the foundry 'Kliveriesmustbe at the follow!.* Not less than two mortars or howiUers on ?r'be fore the > tb day of September. 1364.and at ar ato of not less than four mortars or howi ter per week thereafter, until the entire number con tracted for is delivered. t ..rifled time mut ?? ?*? tKNo bids will be received from ^known founders or proprietors of works., who are known to this Department to he capable of executin* in their own foundries thework proposed for. ine siege mortars and howitsers are to he cast neuow, ana cooled from the interior. Forms of bids can be obtained at this office, or ai any of the following arsenals, via: Allegnanr. Frankford, New \ork. Watertown, Watervliet, Washington, or St. Louis. . Frfposnls not made out on this form tcm rvn cuntideTtd: GUARANTY. The bidder will be required to accompany his proposition with a guaranty signed by two respon sible persons, that in case his bid is accepted be will at once execute the contract for the same, wit n good and saffieient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount of the contract, to deliver tne ar ticles proposed, in conformity with the .terms ot this advertisement; and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the contract, they to mskegood the difference between the ofler otsaid bidder and the next responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. Trie responsibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of the Clerk of the nearest District Court, or of th0 United States District ^BondfMn a mm equal to the amount of the con tract. signed by the contractor and both or his guarantors, will be required of the successful bidder or bidders upon signing the contract. FORM OF GUARANTY. We, the undersigned, residents of?-??iu \,? connty of , and State of hereby Jointly and severally covc-nant with the Unite<| States,and guarantee, in case t ie foregoing bid of . _ De accepted, that he or they will at once execute the contraot for the same, with good and sufficient sureties, in a sum equal to the amount ot tne contract, to furnish the articles proposed m conformity to ths terms of this advertisement, dated July 14,1864. under which the bid was made, and in case the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the difference between the offer oLthe aatd ? and the next lewest responsiW? bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be * Given under our hands and seals this "day of 180-. - [Ui';j Witness. , . . . .. _ . . To this guaranty must be appended the official certificate above mentioned. , Upon the award being made, sucoessfnl bidder* will be notified and furnished with forms of con * rfh e&D e part me n t reserves the right to reject any or all the bids, if deemed unsatisfactory on any ^Proposals will he addressed to ''Brigadier Gen eral George D. Ramsav, Chief of Ordnance, Wash ington. D. C.,"and wil\ be endorsed "Proposals for Siege Mortars, Biege Howitzers, or Coehom Mortars." as the cas.-may be. GEO. D. RAMSAY, Brigadier General, jv ]5-eo0t Cnief of Ordnance. PROPOSALS FOR I0RAG1. Chief QDAHTianASTiB'g OrriOBi I Wabhihgtok Dhpoi. Deo. 8,1889. I Bealed Proposals are invited by the undersigned for snpplyingthe U. S. Quartermaster s De partment, at Washington, D. O., Baltimore, Md.. Alexandria, and Fort Monroe, Va., or either of these places, with Hay, Corn, Oats and Straw. Bids will be receired tor the delivery of ?,<M) bushels of corn or oats and 00 tons of hay or straw, and upwards. Bidders must state at which of the above-named points they propose to make deliveries, and the rates at whicn tney will make deliveries thereat, the quantity ef each article proposed to be deliv ered, the time when said deliveries shall be com menced, and when to be completed. The price must be written out in words on the Corn to be up in good stout sacks, of about two bushels each. Oats in like sacks of about three Dushelseach. The sacks to be furnished without extra charge to the Govenment. The hay and ?traw to be securely baled. The particular kind or description of oats, corn, hay or straw proposed to be delivered most be stated in the proposals. All the articles offered under the bids herein In vited will be subject to a rigid inspection by the Government Inspector before being accepted. Contracts will be awarded from time to time to the lowest responsible bidder, as the interest of the Government may require and payment will be made when the whole amout contracted for shall have beep 'Slivered and accepted. The bidder will be required to accompany Bis proposals with a guaranty, signed by two respon sible persons that in case his bid is accepted he or they will, within ten days thereafter, execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient sureties in a sum equal to the amount of the con tract, to deliver the forage proposed in conformity with the terms of this advertismentj and in case the said bidder should fail to enter into the con tract, they to make good the difference between the offer of said bidder anl the next lowest respon sible bidd? , or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. ..... ? . . The responoibility of the guarantors must be shown by the official certificate of a U. B. District Attorney, Collector of Customs or any other officer under the United States Government or responsi ble person known to this office. An bidders will be duly notified of the accept ance or rejecti?n of their proposals. The full name and P. O., address of each bidder must be legibly written in the proposal. Proposals must be addressed to Brig. Gen. D. H. Rucker, Cb;ef Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. C., and whould be plainly marked "Proposals f?BoFn?drsa,1n a sum equal to the amount of the con tract signed by the contractor and both of his guarantors, will be required of the successful bid der or bidders upon signing the contract. Blank forms of bids, guarantees, andbofldi, may be obtained upon application at this Office. FORM OF PR0P08AL. (Town, County and State) ?? (Date) 1, the subscriber .do hereby propose to furnish and deliver to +he United States, at the Quarter master's I'jpartment at , agreeably to the terms of your advertisement inviting proposals for forage, dated Washington Depot, Deo. S, 1863, the following articles, vi? : .? bushels of Corn, in sacks, at per bushel ?f busEeUof"Oats, In Basks, at per bushel of 32 pounds _ . . - jut. tons of Baled Hay, at ? P*r ton of 9,000 tons'of* Baled 8traw, at ? per ton of 8,000 Delivery'to commence on or before the ?? day of itgL and to be completed en or before the day of , 186?, and pledge myself to enter into a written contract with tne United States, with good and approved securities, within the space of ten days after being notified that my bid been accepted. Your obedient servant, Brigadier General D. H. Rnoiil. General Depot Quartermaster, Washington, D. O. GUARANTY. We. the undersigned, residents of ?-?,?n lit County of , and State of??, hereby, JeiuUy and severally, covenant with the United States, and guarantee in case the foregoing bid of be accepted, that he or they will, within ten days after the acceptance of said bid, execute the con tract for the same with goed and sufficient ?ure ties, in a sum equal to the amount of thei contract, to furnish the forage proposed the terms of advertisement dated December 8,18h3, under which the bid was made, and, in cape the said shall fail to enter into a contract as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the.differ ence between the offer by said and the next lowest responsible bidder, or the person to whom the contract may be awarded. Girenuflder our hands and seals this da,y of ? ' ' [Seal.] I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowl edge and belief, the above-named guarantors are good and sufficient as sureties for the amount for WTo ^certified by^he^L'nlted States District At torney, Collector of Customs, or any other officer under the United States Government, or respon sible person known W this office^ RVJCKtR dec >-tf Brigadier General and Q. M. PROPOSALS FOR BUILDING FLOATING V DRY DOCKS. * Navy Dspartmbst, I Bureau of Yards and Docks, July 1,1864.1 Separate Sealed Proposals,endorsed" Proposals for Building Pleating Dry Docks," accompanied by plans and specifications in full detail, will be re ceived at this office until 12 o'ck m. on the Wth day of July inst., for the construction of a floating dry dock for use at or near the Navy Yard. New ifo?, and one for use at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia, said docks to be of full and sufficient capacity and power, to receive, raise and sust&in in saTetya vessel of at least 230 feet in length,46feetin breadth and 16 feet draft, ef 2,?>0 tons displacement. Bidders will make their specifications full and clear describing the kinds and qualities of matt rials proposed to be used; they may bid for oue or both docks, and in their offers, which must be snwirate they will state the price for which they wT build th# dock? and the time at which they will en?a*e to have it ready for use. . All patents or patented articles, if any, employed in th'construction of these docks are to be in cluded in the proposals. Jy 6-law4w /\tjI in TBI WORLD. By T. B. Arthur, f 1M u A Woman's Philosophy of Woman, fl .#> A Life for a Lift. By Mise Muloeh, *1 JO Hbirley. By Onrrer Bell, fl.60 Villette. By Onrrer Bell, $1.? John Halifax. By Miss Muloch, The Bridal Eve. By Mrs. Bouthworth, $1.00 Parton's Life of Franklin. Two Voll., 96 Family Pride, fl.50 Women InBlaakJlJg RANg* TAYLOB nared Cm Ml I D .?h?okWltii(ori .LOOK HOSPITAL. OFFICE MO. T BOUTH FREDERICK STRUT. [ TUM ONLY PHYSICIAN ADVERTISING Hta discovered the moit Certain, Speedy, u4 Effectual Remedy la the f.orW fvr , *neciu*I^f,KA^Ej[ OP IMPRUDENCE. AVIi'/ in Uourtf Nn Trifling f Per*or* Ruined by Irnnrant Pretenders. or b? Deadly Poison. Mercury. should apply immediately. A CUMK WARRANTED OR NO C ft A ROM IN FROM ONE TO TWO DATS. Weakne** of the Rack, Invojuutwry Diseharga*, Strictures, Affection? of th? Kidn#y* and Irnpotency. General Debility, N**JT<>n*ne*s, Dja pep*y. Languor, Low Spirit*. Confusion of Idea*. Palpitation of the Heart, Timidity, Tremblina. Dimness of Hi g tit or G iddines*. Disease of the Head, Throat, Nose, or Skin. Affections of the LItst. Lung*, Stomach or Bowel*?these Terrible Disor ders arming from Solitary Habits of Toatb?ti# 8*C*?T and solitary practice* more fatal to thai J victims than the none of Syrens to the mariner**! Elyssu*. blightinr their moat brilliant hopes 09 anticipation?, rendering marriage, Ac., imposed bit. TOVNO URN , Especially, who hare become the Yiedtn* otQoti tary> rice.that dreadful and destructive habit which annually sweeps to an untimely gr*.y* thousand*of ToUBg Men of the moat exalted t^tent aftd brilliant intellect,who might otherwise have entranced lis tening Senates with the thunder* s?f eloquence o* waked to extacy the lifta^ lyr?, may call with fall confidence TAKS PARTICTLAR NOTICE. The*e art some of tf? Bad and melancholy effect* prodnred by early h-ilit* of youth, vl?: Weakne** of the Back an J Limb*. Pain m the Head, Dimnes# of Bight. Loan of Muacalar Power. Palpitation of the Heart, Dyspepsia. Nervou* Irritability. ?? ranee men t of the Digestive Function*, General Debility, Symptom* ofConsumption, Ac. Msntai.itt.?The fearful effect* on the mind ara much to be dreaded?Lo** of Memory. Confuaioa of Idea*. Depression of Spirit* Kvil Forebodings, ATersioi to Society, &*1'-distrust. Lot# of Boll* Wd.,Tlmidlt >.*'UARR1Aan MarrieA Persons, or yonng m?n contemplating marriage. aware of Physical Weakness, Organia Debility, Wasting of the Organ*, Deformities, Ac., ahonld apply immediately. lie who place* himself under the care of Dr. J, may religiously confide in hi* honor a* a gen tleman, and eoDfidently rely upon hia at ill *J a Physician. ORGANIC WEAKNESS, TMPOTENOY IMPEDI MENTS TO ^ ARRI AG E By Dr. Johnston's marvelous treatment. Weak ness of the Organs is speedily cured, and full vigor restored. Thousand* of the most nervous, debilt* tated and impotent, who had lost all hope, hava been immediately relieved. All impediment* to marriage. Physical or Mental Disqualification*, Loss of Procreative Power, Mer ?ous Irritability. Trembling*, and Weakness, er Erhaustion of the moat fearful kind, spoedily cured. ' DR. JOHNSON, Member of the Royal College of Burgeons, Lon don. Graduate from one of the molt eminent Col leges in the United State*, and the greater part of whose life has been spent in the hospitals of Lon don, Paris,Philadelphia and elsewhere.ha* effected Bome of the most astonishing cure* that were ever known; many troubled with ringing in the heal ae j ears when asleep.great nerYousnesa.be alarmed at sudden sound*, Dasbfulness, with frequent blushing, attended sometimes with derangement of mind, were cured immediately. YOU NO MEN who hare Injured themselves by a certain practlog indulged in when alone?a habit frequently learnea from evil companions, or at school, the effects of which are nightly felt, even when asleep, and, if not cured, renders marriage impossible, and de stroys both mind and body, should apply inuneai What a pity that a young man, the hope of hit country and darling oT nis parent*, *hould b? *natched from all the prospect* and enjoyments of life by the consequence of deviation from the path of nature and indulging in a certain secret habit. Such persons must, before contemplating MARRIAGE reflect that a sound mind and body are tke moat necessary requisites to promote connubial bappl nes* indeed. Without these the Journey through life becomes a weary pilgrimage; the vrespect hourly darkens to the view: the mind become* shadowed with despair and filled with the melan choly reflections that the happiness of another ig blighted with our own. DISEASES OP IMPRUDENCE. When the misguided and Imprudent votary Of pleasure finds he has imbibed the seed* of this pain* fnl disease, it often happen* that an ill-timed sens* of shame or dread of discovery deter* him from ap plying to those wbe, from education and respesta bility can alone befriend him. He falls Into tha hand* of Ignorant and designing pretenders, who. incapable of curing, filch his pecuniary substance, keep him tritling monthafter month, or as long a* the smallest fee can be obtained, and in despaic leave him with ruined health to sigb over his gall ing disappointment; or, by the use of that deadly poison. Mercury, hasten the constitutional symp toms of this terrible disease, such as Affections of the Head, Throat, Nose, Fkin. etc., progressing with frightful rapidity until death put* an end to his dreadful sufferings by *ending hi m to that in discovered country from whose bourne no travelgf returns. 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