Newspaper of Evening Star, July 27, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Evening Star dated July 27, 1864 Page 1
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V?. XXIV; WASHINGTON. D. C.. WEDNESDAY. JULY 27. 1864. N2. 3.561. PERSONAL. TTXTRaORDINART POWER--*'* "V ClairvojaDt ulTest M?<*"??? MS 4?h street. 4 few doors abort I street, with *he a?d of spirits, examines all kind* of diseases. MM roar dead and living friends; describes them, mets names: tells character: read* the future. Advice about busi ness. Sitting fa. tr 18-Ira* FIFTEEN WMSK3 IN AMJUICA, ~ Dlk B1CHTTNGER, formerly Surgeon in charge in the Austrian and Italian army, o? eu pied himself with the treatment of all kinds of diseases Particular attention (iron to Female PinnasT- and Private Diseases. Besides the knowl edge of throo old languages, he converses in Eng. lis*. French Italian, German, and Spanish lan guages. His Imperial Commissions ana bis Diplo mat from the moat celebrated university of Europe hang in hia office, No. 499 Seventh street. Dr. Bechtingeri* very much encouraged to have daring this rerr short time the patronage of the pahlie or Washington, aa. among many othera not pub lished, the following certificates may be attested : ?'This ia to certify that I hare been troubled for the laat three rears with a chronic disease, resist ing all medical treatment, and which through the aid ofDr. Bechtinger;I hare been perfectly cured. "Washington city,1st June,1864. Q. DONE." " Your treatment of my Involuntary discharge, and your success in it, recommend you very high ly. T. L. SMITH." What German newspaper, (Weker Columbia.) B&yB - "After a long sickness my poor child became dropsical, in which time I call to you, dear sir. and you saved bim. MASCON & R. B street. Ho.498." "I had tried all specified without any effect, againrt the chrenic lung diaeaae of my eldest son, until under your treatment heimproved "Maryland av., 12th st. MULL KR, Painter. All th**' and many other very difficult euceS have been by J>r. B. in the above specified efficChours from 9 to II a. m., ana klKlf AC?UIal ' U* V W uuui o nu ui g wu an ?. aa*. ? aui* 4 to 6 p. m. For tne poor and unfortunate posi tively only from ll to 12. Medicines without charge. No. 499 Seventh street, opposite Od 1 time Regular 4 to 6 p. m. Foi tively only fro charge. No. 4__ - Pellowe^HaU. Jy S im* Beware of impostors m-Dr.LEON for many years a successful practitioner in New York, has opened ( for a few weoks) an office No, 4 14 Penn'a avenue, between 4>% and 6th streets, where tnose afflicted (either male or female) with diseases of Private nature may consult him. No charge made if he falls to care. Persons at a dis tance can be treated by addressing by mail. 1j 2-lm" DOCTOR JONEB, No. 410 Thirteenth street west, between O and H, insnres success in all FEMALE COMPAINTS. Consuitationsexclnsive ly with ladies. Hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. je29-Im* HDR. J. H. THOMPSON AS Removed from No. 274 north F to 313 H street, one dcor west of 7th st. OfBce hours, 10 to 12 a. m.; 2 to S p. m. Je23-lm* TRAVELERS' DIRECTORY. Bcaps mat Y RAILROAD FROM PHILADELPHIA FROM ALNUT STREET PIER. IA WEST JERSEY RAIL CAD. At 6 a. m., accommodation due at lotf a. m. At 10 a. m., express due at 1% p. m. At 4S a. m express due at 8p. m. Returning, leave Cape May? Cam. express due at 9X a. m, 11.45 accommodation due at 4% p. m. 5.10 p. m. express due at p. m. Through without change of cars or bag gage New cars, and everything first-class. * 20 3m J. VAN RENSSELAER, Supt. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. On and after Bunday, June 13th, 1864, Daily Trains will be run he twees Washington and New York and Washington and the West, as follows: FOR PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK AND BOSTON. Leave Washington at 7.30 a.m., 11.IS a.m., and 8.3" p. m. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at 8.30 p. m. only. FOR BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA. Leave Washington at 3 p.m. daily, except Bun day. Passengers will note that this train runs as far as Philadelphia only. FOR NEW YORK. Leave Washington daily at 6.30 p. m. This train is/or Neva York passengers exclusively, FOR BALTIMORE. Leave Washington at 6.30 a. m., 11.15 a. m.,3 p. m.. 4.45 p. m., 7.30 p. m , and 8.30 p. m.,except Bun Jn Sunday at 7.30 a. m., 3 p. m., and 8.30 p. m, FOR ALL PARTS OF THE WEST. Leave Washington at 6.3ft a. in. and3,4.45 and 8.30 p m. daily, except Sunday. On Sunday at 3 and 8.30 p. m Tfckets sold to all points WEST, and bating* ducked through. FOR ANNAPOLIS. Leave Washington at 6.30 a. m. and 4.15 p.m. daily, except Sunday. No train for Annapolis on Sunday. Trains leaving Washington at 7.3ft a. m. and p. m. go through to New York without chanxe Sleeping cars onfi.30 and 8.3ft p.m. trains. Berths ean be secured until 5 p. m. daily at the ticket oft flee. After that hour they must be secured of the sleeping car conductor. The first and fifth trains stop at all way points. The 3 p. m. train stops only at Bladensburg, Beltsville. Laurel. Annapolis Junction and Relay House daily, except Sunaay. On 8unday it stoos at all way points. PARTICULAR NOTICE. Passengers will please observe that the 3 p.m. train runs only as far as F Kiln it el? hia daily, except Sunday. On Sunday it runs to Enltimoreonly. Also, that the ?.30 p. m. train takes New York passengtrs ttf% iv. For fnrther information, tiekets of any kind, Ac., apply to GEO. 8. KOONTZ, Agent at Wash, ington. or atthe Ticket Office. ? W. P. SMITH, Muster of Transportation. L. M COLE, General Ticket Agent. je20-tf G REAT PENNSYLVANIA ROUTE TO THB NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST. ON AND AND AFTER NOVEMBER 13TH trains will leave Baltimore from the North Cal vert Station as follows: Fast Mail at? ? ? ? 9 3? A. M. Harrisburg Accommodation 3.<*? P. M. Lightning Express ? 9 JO p, If, THE (30 A.M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the9.2u a. m. train from Baltimore for Pittsburg and the West,and forElmira, Buff alo, Rochester. Dunkirk, Canandaigua. and Ni agara Falls, and for New York city. THE 7.20 P. M. TRAIN FROM WASHINGTON connects with the 9.30 p. m. train from Balti more for Elmiraand the North and Pittsburg and the West. BLEEPING CARS ON NIGHT TRAINS. Soldiers* Ticibts at Govsksmbvt Ratbs, ONE THROUGH TRAIN ON SUNDAY. LOW FARE AND QUICK TIME. t&~T0T tickets and any information apply at the office of the Great Pennsylvania Route, corner Penn avenue and 6th street, under National Hotel, Washington. J. N. DUBARRY, * Superintendent N. C. R. k. E. J. WILKIN8, Pass and Tieket Agent, cor. 6th st. and le 9-tf Penn. avenue. DENTISTRY. ( J REAL DISCOVERY IN DENTISTRY. Ttetk Extracted without Potn with the Mukrtie ef . ? , Oxygen. I would advise all persons having teeth to at tract to call at Dr. LEWIE'S office,, aart have them taken out by this new i and harmless process. Also call and( examine the Doctor's new and im proved method of Inserting Artificial Teeth. If you once see the great improvement in his teeth you will have them in no other style than this new , and valuable one. No. 243. Pa. avenue, between 11th and 15th streets. pot13 8. R. LEWIE. M. P., Dentist. MT E E T H ? LQOMIS, M. D., the Inventor and Patentee of the MINERAL PLa?e TEETH,at tends personally at his office in this J city. Many persons can wear thesev teeth who cannot wear others, and no person ean wear others who cannot wear these. Persons calling at my office ean be accommodated With any style and price of Teeth they may desire, but to those who are particular and wish the purest, cleanest, strongest, and most perfeet denture thai art can produce, the MINERAL PLATE will he more fully warranted. Rooms In this eity?No 33? Pennsylvania avenue between 9th and 10th street*. Also, 907 Arch st? Philadelphia. mv4-ly White virgin wax of antilleb-a French Cosmetie for beautifying, ?nd ^reserving the Complexion. It IB the most tfonlerful compound of the age. There is neither r?B,w powder magnesia, bismuth, or tale in it# SJmA^tion it being composed entirely of pure w Wax-hence its extraordinary qualities fer L^?vinfthe" kin, making it soft, smooth, fair. It makes the old appear young, vTn'dsome; the handsome .more heau Wfkl iSd tie most beautiful divine. >riee? and ?"HUNT'S BLOOMOF ^E^amostperfeeteolor gnnfactured by HUNT It Co"., 41 Bonth Eighth street, Philadel ?hia. None gennin# unless the name of Hunt A Co " is blow* on the bottles. For sale at A. CROYEAU"8. 171 Baltimore street. Baltimore, and W. a, ENTWIBLE, corner Twelfthgtreet and PennsylA.n\a ave., Washington D. 0. apl->n 369 mmairun. 369I HIGH AWNING. GREAT BARGAIK^jINj, CARPETS ANDOIL pifty pieces HEMP, RAG and INGRAIN CAR PETS in new and bcftatiful designs, some as low as "(JrTentTpieeee OIL CLOTH. 4-4, fr-4, M, ?-4 and W A The above were purchased wravioue to the hurt agVanees, and we are offering them at decided bar iiiBii Parties in want af the above articiee will Ud it greatly to their advantage to give asassJl hefere purchasing. H . BONT2, B?ssssmr te Benta A Griffith, Wk rt. sO^iaiM A, ?o4<isr4%. PROPOSALS. P 1ROPO8ALS FOB MATERIALS roft THE NAVY _ . Natt Dzpirtmbht, l Bureau nf Equtpmtnt and RtcTMitimt, July 18,1864. \ Sealed Proposal! to fnrnish material* for the Navy, for the year ending 3:1th June, 1865, will be received at the Bureau of Equipment and kecruit thirteenth day of Aagust next, at 10 0 eloek a. m., when the bids will be opened, with ?the/causes* *DT ^:cident*1 detention of mails or Themateii'alsand article#embraced in theclasses ? i*re P*rt>cuUrly described in the printed which will be furnished te such l ?"er'?P application to the command ants of the respective yards, or to the navy went nearest thereto, and those of all the yards aoon application to the Bureau. This livirfon JntS classes being for the convenience of dealers in each, such portions only will be furnished as are actually reiuired for bids. The comluaad&nt and naJV$ent at each station will, in addition to the schedule of classes at their own vards. have a copy of the schedules of the other yards for examination h?^!-.omm!Vcb it may be Jndged whether it will clastesof those yards. ftppllCftt,on for <* tne Offers must be made for the whole of the class at any yard upon one of the printed schedales, or in strict conformity therewith, or they will j?ot be considered In computing, the classes, the price stated in the eplumnof prices will be the standard, and the aggregate of the class will be carried oui according to the prices stated. . v* i",re5uestS<L ?f bidders to avoid erasures and cubstiintion of figures, and to see that the amount* are correctly carried out. x The contracts will be awarded to the lowest bona fidt bidder who gives proper security for ite fulfil I^env 'j *e bure?n reserves the right to reject all the bids for any class, if deemed exorbitant All articles must be of the very best quality, to be delivered in the navy yards in good order, and in snitable vessels and packages, properly marked with the name of the contractor, as the case may be, at the expense and risk of the contractor, and in all respects subject to the inspection, measure ment. count, weight.&c., of the yard where re ceived, and to the entire satisfaction of the com mandant thereof. Bidders are referred to the commandant of the respective yards for samples, instructions, or par ticular description of the articles; and all other things being equal, preference will be given to ar ticles of American manufacture. Every offer, as required by law of 10th Angu?t, 1840, must be accompanied by a written guaranty, the form of which is hereinafter given, and also by a certificate signed by the collector of internal rev enue for the district in which he resides, that he has a license to deal in the articles which he pro poses to furnish; or by an affidavit signed by him self and sworn to before some magistrate author ized to administer such oath, that he is amanufar turer of. or regular dealer in, the articles he offers to supply, and has a license as such manufacturer or dealer. Those only whose offers may be accepted will be notified, and the contract will l.e forwarded as soon thereafter as practicable, which they will be re quired to execute within ten days after its receipt at the post office or navy agency named by them. The contracts will bear date the day the noti fication is given, and deliveries can be demanded. Sureties in the full amount will be required to sign the contract, and their responsibility certified to by a United States district judge. United States district attorney, collector or navy agent As ad ditional security, twenty per centum will be with held from the amount of the bills until the con tract shall have been completed; and eighty per centum of each bill, approved in triplicate by the commandants of the respective yards, will be paid by the navy agent at the uointsof delivery?unless requested by the contractor to be paid at another navy agency?within ten days after warrants sh&U have been passed by the Secretary of the Treas ury. It is stipulated in the contract that if default be made by the parties of the first j>art in delivering all or any of the articles mentioned in any class bid for in the contract, or the quality at such time and places above provided, then, and in that case, the contractor and his sureties will forfeit and pay to the United States a sum of money not exceed ing twice the amount of such class, which may be recovered from time to time, according to the act of Congress in that case provided, approved March 3. 1843. No bids for more than one yard must be en closed in one envelope, and the same must be dis. tinctly endorsed on the outside, "Proposals for Materials for the Navy, for the Navy-Yard at (name the yard,>" and addressed " To the Chief of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruitimr Navv Department. Washington, D. C." FORM OF OFFER. Which, from a firm, must be signed by all the members, I. -. of ? . in the State of , hereby agree to furnish and deliver in the respective navy yards all the articles named in the classes hereto annexed. agreeably to the provisions of the sched ules therefor, and in conformity with the adver tisement of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruit ing, dated July IS, l y>4. Should my oiler be accept ed, I request to be addressed at , and the con tract sent to the navy agent at , or to for signature and certificate. _ . ? (Signature) A. B. < Date) Witness The schedule which the bidder encloses niust bu pasted to this oficr. and each of them signed by him. Opposite each article in the schedule the price must be set, the amount be carried out, the aggregate footed up for each class, and the amount likewise written in words If the parti is who bid do not reside near the place where the articles ar? to be delivered, they must name in their offer a person to whom orders on them are to be deliv ered . FORM OF GUARANTY. The undersigned. , of in the State of and , of , in the State of ?, hereby guarantee that in case the foregoing bid of for any of the classes therein named b*- ac cepted. he or they will, within ten days after the receipt of the contract at the post office named, or navy agent designated, execute the contract for the same with good and sufficient sureties, and in case the said shall fail to enter into contract! as aforesaid, we guarantee to make good the differ ence between the offer of the said and that which may be accepted. (Signatures ?f two guarantors) C. D. (Date) ?* F Witness 1 hereby certify that the above named, , are known to me as men of property, and able to make good their guaranty. (Signature) G. H. (Date.) To be signed by the United States District Judge, United States District Attorney, Collector, or Navy Agent. The following are the clashes required at the re spective navy yards. KITTERY, MAINE. Ne l, Flax Canvas and Twine; No 5, Sperm Oil; No 7, Cooking Ltensils; No 10, Leather; No 11. Leather Hose, No 13, Lanterns; No 18. Tallow No 22 Stationery; No 23, Hardware; No 24, Ship Chandlery; No 27, Dry Goods: No 29, Firewood No 31, Tar Oil and Neatsfoot Oil. CHARLE8T0WN, MASSACHUSETTS. No 1. Flax Canvas and Twine; No 6. Sperm Oil: No 7. Cooking Utensils; No 8. Stoves; No 10, Leath er; No II. Leather Hose; No 12 O* Hides for Rope; No 13. 8heet Iron; N? 18, Soap and Tallow; >Io 30, Brushes; No 22, Stationery; No 23, Hardware; No 24, Ship Chandlery; No 25. Copper Wire; No 27. Dry Goods; No 29, Firewood; No 31, Whale, Tar, and Neatsfoot Oil. ? BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. No 1, Flax Canvas and Twine; No 3, Iron Nails, Sheave Rivets, etc.; No 4, Tin, Zinc, etc ; No 5. Sperm Oil; No 6, White Pine, Ash. Black Waln-it., I etc.; No 7, Cooking Utensils* No 8, Btcres and Cook in* Cabooses; No 1?. Leather, No, 11, Leather Ileae; No 12, Lignumvita:; No 13. Lanterns an l Lamps; No lt?. Soap and Tallow; No ??, Brushes uti2?eU:J!0 Hardware; No 24, Ship Chandlery; No 27, Dry Goods; No 29, Firewood. No 31, Neatsfoot Oil. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA No 1. Flax Canvas and Twine; No 5. Sperm Oil; I No 7, Cooking Utensils; No 10, Leather; No II Leather Hose; No 18, floap and Tallow No 20 ' Brashes; No 22. Stationery; No23, Hardware No' 24, Shi? Chandlery; No 27, Dry Goias*n? ?* Fire wood. No31, Tar Oil and Neatsfoot 0.1 1 WASHINGTON, D. C. No 1, Flax Canvas and Twine; No 4, Tin and Zinc; No 5, Sperm Oil; Ne 8, 8toves and Cooking Ca booaee; No to. Leather; No 12, Lignumvita*; No 13 Lanterns; No 18,8oap and Tallow; No 2rt, Brushes JJo 22. stationery: No 23. Hardwire; No 24, Ship Chandlery; No K Copper Wire; No 27. Dry Goods; No 32, Gallery Iron; No 34. Chain Iron; No 3d Walnut. Mahogany, and Ash: No 3-i, Ingot Cop-. P**r. J y 18-law4w PERKINS, STERNE A Co.. lt?0 IrnlWBTt R. T.( EXCLUSIVE DIALERS in OALIPORNIA WINK. We guarantee them all t? b? y ABSOLUTELY PUBS. For sale by all ftrst-el*M GroMra and Druggists wwytoa nhao-3m* *WQIN* INDICATOR, by ossfeffiisaiaBii Kin. on gtetm Engine |j-f. ?Juu,?? " Cat<,,hisnl ?f ??? 8t?*? Engine; New Pupils have the WaiCto of ? hi fours# in Mathematiee, Langmjtfei Number lianited.^?nw nSnit ?? miMurr. mst), Fa. jg AMU SEMENTS. CANTERBURY HALL. MUSIC J CANTERBURY HALL,) AND HAL L/CANTERBURY HALL. { THEATER Lovisiaha Av*?uk, If tar Comer oJ Sixth strut, Rtar of National and Metropolitan Hotels. Closes Lea?? .?.Proprietor. W. E. Catasacgh_ ..Stage Manager. THE GREATEST SENSATION THE GREATEST SENSATION OF THE AGE. Of THE AGE. .11. FIflNOR BUONO CORE, 8IGNOR BUONO CORE, SIGNOR BUONO CORE, FIGNOR BUONO CCRE, SIGNOR BUONO CORE, THE WONDERFUL THE WONDERFUL FIRE KING, FIRE KING, FIRE'KING, FIRE KING, FIRE KING, THE CONQUEROR THE CONQUEROR OF THE ELEMENTS, CF THE ELEMENTS. THE MOPEBN PLUTO, THE MODERN PLUTO. THE FIERY MONARCH THE FIERY MONARCH AND SCOFFKR AT HEAT. AND SCOFFER AT nEAT. MONDAY EVENING. JULY 25, ONE WEEK ONLY. SYNOPSIS OF OPINIONS OF THE NEW YOPvK PRESS. I From the New York Time*, May 4.] Tiib Iiaa Ki*?.? A few Invited guests wero treated to a novel spectacle yesterday afternoon at Jones's Wood. Signor Cristoforo Buono Core was kind enough to roast himself for their private gratification. A neat little bower was constructed of chip and brushwood, and a gentleman, probably a young salamander, and still in the blue s?ate.set fire to it. The wind was high, and there was soon a good blaze, taotenoagh to force the curious back from their positions, and to cause the young sala mander to look red in the face. The old salaman der began to make himself at home. He stepped into the roaring mass, walked leisurely among the dames, made his appearance at the fonr entrances of the structure, and remained fizzing and cooking uttil the light material was all consumed. Wher ever the fiames were fiercest he plroed himself, and although his helmet cracked and hngh blisters of a saline character bulged out on it. he himself was safe and sound; neither spent in wind nor Hushed in face. Such a contrivance certainly merits at tention in a humanitarian point of view. The fire department, in particular, should look into the matter. THE ITALIAN SALAMANDER. | From the New York Uaily News May 20.1 The most remarkable exhibition which we have had the good fortune ?o witness for-a long time took place at Jones's Wood on Wednesday after noon. Cristoforo Buono Core, who has created great excitement not only among the masses of the peop e of London. but also upon its savants, ap peared at Jones's Wood at the time named to ?iv" an exhibition to a select number of gentlemen of the wonderful merits of a dress which he has in vented, and which, he claims, is not only imper vious to fire, but, when worn, will preserve the body from injury, though the dress be in actual contact with flame. This he puts on, of course before going into the fire, which is prepared as follows; Two iron cages are formed to intersect each other, about fifteen feet long by seven feet high, but only three feet wide, with fouropenings or doorways. These he completely su rrounds and cover? with light brushwood, which is fired, and when the whole becomes, as it were, one body of tlame. he enters, traverses the several narrow burning avenues, passing in and out at each opening with apparent ease and perfectly un harmed. Boon after the wood had been fired the heat wa? so great that the spectator could not stand nearer to it than eight or ten yards, and at that distance only With great discomfort. All w ho saw the ex periment were per'ectly satisfied that he could do all he promised. In fact, lie appe*red to be the only dissatisfied person on theground, forthe rea son tbat the tire was not hot enough for him. The exhibition will be repeated on Wednesday nevt and the proprietor of the grounds has male liberal preparations for the enjoy ment of visitors. A FIRE KING. 1 From the New York Sun, May 1ft. 1 Yesterday a number of newspaper reporters and other persons visited Jones's Wood to see an Ital ian. Signor Buono Core, walk unscathed through a hot tire. About 4 o'clock the gentleman made his appearance clothed in a suit of can vas, painted red. Around an iron arbor, with four entrances lay a large pile of light brushwood. This was ig nited. The Italian then unconcernedly walked through the burning mass, remaining amid the flames until the wood bad been consumed. The exhibition completely demonstrated the practica bility of persons walking through lire unharmed when elothed in fire proof garments. On uncov ering, Signor Core waa discovered in a state of profuse perspiration and in no wise injured by the experiment. THE FIRE KING-REMARKABLE EXHIBI TION. | From the Brooklyn Union, May 19.] A private exhibition of a very novel character was given yesterday in Jones's Wood by an Ital ian gentleman who styled himself Christoforo Bu ono Oore, or the Fire King, who stood in the midst of a tierce tire for nearly half an hour, thoroughly establishing his claim to the title he has assumed The entertainment was quite curious, but the Sig nor has higher claims for his invention than a mere show. It was accorded by all present yester day that the Signor made good his claims, and his invention merits the attention of those interest ed? aad who is not??in the saving of human life. A SALAMANDER. [From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 19 I There are a great many wonderful things being done in and around New York Just now by the spirits and magicians, but these manifestations are of no practical utility, except to the exhibit ors, who are reaping a rich harvest from the cred ulous. Something that is at once enrious and useful has, however, been brought to public no tice. A Signor Buono Core has invented a fire proof suit, in which he can walk into a burning building with flames playing around him and feel no inconvenience. This discovery may be of great service. It is not expected that every one will at once order a salamander outlit, and keep it in the house in case of fire, bat it will be a good thing for each fire company to be provided with a suit, which will enable the wearer to enter burning buildings .save property, and assist materially in extinguishing fires. [From the Evening Express, Mav 30.] Have we a salamander among us ? If by a sala mander is meant a living being which can walk unharmed, like the three young men in the Scrip tare story, through a fiery furnace, and come out unscathed, we think Signor Buono Oore is fairly entitled to the appellation, albeit the common no tion that the little reptile from which he de rives it can do the like with impunity ia a fabu lous idea. A few days ago the Signor invited a party to go up to Jones's Wood and witness a de monstration of his right to be considered a mod em Abednego. He entered an iron cage around, over, and upon which an intensely hot fire whs burning all the while, and made himself quite at home therein, for some space. Nor did beseem to care more for the exposure than if he were walking like Adam in Eden, in a garden in the cool of the evening. lie will give his first public exhibition at Jones's Wood next Wednesday af ternoon. It certainly ia a very carious feat. lFrom the Saturday Courier. May 21.] 8ignor Buono Core on Wednesday last gave a Jrivate exhibition to the members of the press at ones's Wood. His arrangement consists of a light iron frame work, standing about ten feet high, with exits and entrances at each end and sU.e, which is plentifully covered with brushwood, saplings and shavings, and a dress somewhat re sembling tbat of the'submarine diver. A young gentleman, evidently disponed to make light of the affair, distributed lucifer matches among those present, with a request to assist in firing the pile, which was speedily accomplished, and aa the heat drove the crowd backward, Buono Core, accoutered in bis novel dress, with a"mar tialstalk." entered the flames, which, Judging by a remark be made as he did so, were scarcely in tense enough to satisfy bis inordinate desire to be comfortably warm I The most ample arrangements have been per fected to have the feat performed in the MOST SATISFACTORY MANNER UPON THE STAGE OF THE CANTERBURY The enrious will not fail to aee this MARVEL OF THE AGE. He apFeat* every night, and at the SATURDAY AFTERNOON MATINEE. Together with the entire Canterbury Company, in AN IMMENSE BILL. AMUSEMENTS. OEOVEE'I THEATKR. Pennsylvania avenue, near Willard's Hotel. LEONARD GROVER DIRECTOR Also of Grover^ New Chestnut-street Theater, Philadelphia. this POPULAR TEMPLE OF ART WILL OPEN TO-NIGHT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 1864, Lnder the temporary management of MR. 8. W. GLENN, ?who will appear an , t RIP VAN WINKLE and the PERSECUTED DUTCHMAN. WEDNESDAY EVENING, July 27th, The performance will commence with the legend ary drama of RIP VAN WINKLE. Rip Van Winkle - - Mr. 8. W. Glenn To conclude with Mr Glenn's speciality. entitled THE PERSECUTED DUTCHMAN. John Schmidt-, Mr. 8. W. Glenn TO-MORROW EVENING. First night of the encasement ot the popular Irish Comedian, MR. G. C. CHARLES. assisted by theyounsr and fascinating artbte. LA BELLE EM ILI E. PIC NICS, EXCURSIONS, &c. COLUMBIA GARDEN, Corntr 12<h xt. and Ohio av, FREE CONCERT EVERY NIGHT. By unfavorable weather, the Concert will* be given in the the same place, up stairs. NATHAN ic windholtz, jyJ5-3t* Proprietors. GEORGETOWN ADVER'MTS H/|AYOR'8 OFFICE, IT A Georgetown, July 22,18fi4. Notice is hereby siren to all persons residing within the limits of this town, who are owners of dogs, that they are required to keep the eame se curely confined for the period of two months from this date, unleas they be so securely muzzled as to render them harmless. The attention of the police officers is requested to this notice, and that they carry out the law in the C&86 jy 22-2w nENRY ADDISON, Mayor. Georgetown corporation stock. - Those persons who may be disposed to pur chase Georgetown Corporation Stock,which bea?s an inttrest of six per cent, per annum, payable quarterly, can obtain some by applying to WM. LAIRD, Clerk of said Corporation. Je 39-dtlau Towing promptly attended to, by the Potomac Tow Company's boats, "Potomac," "Got. Curtin" and "Belle Hay en." Apply to the Captain* on board, or to JOHN B. DAVIDSON, my 15- Water streat. Georgetown. 6. D. SMITH'S Wild Cherry Tonic Bitters. TONIC-astringent-AROMATIC-DISIN FECTING-prophylactic. 8old Everywhere. Ask your Druggist and Grocer for it. IT WILL CURE Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Dysentery, Diarrhea, Ague and Fever, Loss of Appetite, Liver Complaint, Jaundice. The Elixir of life for the Aged. Will give Health and Beauty to the Young. \ This Prophylactic should be in every family at this season of the year, as this delicious beverago can be used without the deleterious effects o Liquors. SMITH & MORRISON, jy 7-lm Proprietors. pROPOBALS FOR RATIONS. Quartermasttr'f OJJire U. S. Marine Corps,I Washington, July 16, 1884. \ Sealed Proposals will be received at this office until 2 o'clock p. in., of the 4th day of August next for furnishing rations to the United States Ma rines, at the following stations, until the 31st De cember, ISM,viz : Brooklyn. New York. Philadelphia .Pennsylvania, Washington. District of Columbia. Each ration to consist of three- fourths of a pound of pork or bacon, or one and a fourth pound of fre*h or salt beef; eighteen ounaes of bread or flour, or twelve ounces of bard bread, or one and a fourth pound of corn meal; and at the rate to one hundred rations ofeiglit quarts of beans; or, in lieu thereof, ten pounds of rice; or, in lieu thereof twice per week, one hnndred and fifty ounces of dessicated potatoes, and one hundred ounces of mixed vegetables; ten pounds of coffee; or, in lieu thereof, one and a half pound of tea; fifteen pounds of sugar; four quarts of vinegar; one pound of sperm candles, or one and one-fourth pound of ad amantine candles; or one and a half pound of tal low. four pounds of soap, and two quarts of salt. The rations to be delivered upon the order of the Commanding Officer of each station; the fresh beef, either in bulk or by the single ration, of good quality, with an equal proportion of the fore and bind quarters, necks ana kidney?tallow exclu ded; the pork. No. 1 prime mess pork; the flour, extra superfine:the coffee, good Rio; the sugar, good New Orleans or its equivalent; and the beans, vinegar, candles, soap, salt, &c., to be of good quality. All subject to inspection. All bids must be accompanied by the following guarantee. FQRM Qp GgARANTY The undersigned, , of , in the State o , and , or , in the State of . hereby guarantee that in case the foregoing bid of for rations, as above described, be accepted, he or they will, within ten days after the receipt of the contract at the post office named, execute the contract for the same, with good and sufficient securities; and in case the *aid shall fail to enter into contract as aforesaid, we guaranty to make good the difference between the offer of the said and that which may be accepted. Witness. A. B., Guarantor. E. F. C. D., Guarantor. . 186? I hereby certify that the above named are known to me as men of property, and able to make good their guarantee. To be signed by the United States District Judge, United States District Attorney, or Col lector. No proposal will be considered unless accom panied by the above guarantee. Newspapers authorized to publish the above will send the paper containing the first insertion to this office for examination. Proposals to be endorsed " Proposals for Rations for 1864,"and addressed to the undersigned. W. B. SLACK. Jy 18-eo2w Major and Quartermaster. ROPOSALS FOR FUEL. ,.S Department of the Interior, Washington, July 18, 1864. Sealed Proposals will be received at the office of Secretary of the Interior until Monday, August 1, at 12 m., for furnishing for the use of the building occupied b* the Department? SOii tons rurnace Coal, (2,240 pounds to the ton,) of the kind and equal to the best quality of the Baltimore Coal Company's Coal: and 60 tons best quality Red Ash Coal, for stoves and g rates. Samples of the Furnace Coal must be exhibited to the engineer in charge of the furnaces, and any not deemed by him equal to that above mentioned will be rejected. The Coal may bedelivered at the building at the convenience of the contractor, at any time, so that one-half is delivered by the first day of October, and the entire quantity before the first day of November, 1864. The Department re serves the right, up to the 1st of October, to in crease the order for Red Atih Coal, not exceeding 50 tons additional, to be delivered on thirty days notice. Proposals will In like manner be received for furnishing 10<> cords best seasoned oak wood; 10 cords best baker s pine wood, to be delivered in lots of 10 to 30 coius, as required from time to time ? during the fall and winter. Satisfactory arrangements must be made for as certaining the quantity of all fuel delivered. Bidders may add to their proposals, if they choose, offers for stowing away the coal in the fur nace rooms, and for sawing, and putting away the wood. To suit the convenience of bidders, separate bids wtll be received for the coal and the wood* Evi? denee of the ability of the party to fulfil a contract should accompany each preposal. The proposal should be endorsed "Proposals for Fuel, for the Department of the Interior," and addressed to the Secretary. jy l8-eo2w. M AS8EY COLLINS ft CO.'S PHILADELPHIA DRAUGHT ALE AND POSTER. I am now receiving large quantities ofDRAUGHT ALE and PORTER from this celebrated tvrewery, which I am prepared to furnish on short notice to all persons who favor me with thsir orders. Orders given to my drivers wiU be promptly at tended to. Good* delivered in all parts or Washington and Georgetown,free of charge. RILEY A. SHINN. Agent. Vniom Bottlint Depot, 3T Green street ap5-tf Georgetown, P. C. I TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. FROM THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY. Retua ?f the Raiders? Conflicting Reports ?A Wor< il Caution. Baltimore, July 26.?The authorities here request the newspapers and correspondents to refrain from publishing rumors of movements either of the rebels or Union troops. There are many wild reports to-day and to night, but I have the best reason to beliere them unfounded. Latest News. [Associated Press Dispatch.j Baltimokb, July 96.?It is extremely diffi cult to obtain any authentic information rela tive to affairs on the Upper Potomac, and rebel movements In the Valley. By far the greater part of the rumors and even positive state ments hourly put in circulation here are evi dently false, and therefore not worth repeating. From all the information tbus far obtained, it is believed that It will be found that the rebel force at present in the Valley, and reported at Martinsburg and other points, is none other than the recent raiding force which, finding they were no longer pursued by a large force, suddenly retraced their sups and fell upon our small force under General Crook, with the object of driving him back beyond the Potomac and the freeing the Valley from Federal troops, enabling the rebels to gather in the crops of the Valley, so vitally important to Lee's army. Donbtless they purpose at the same time do ing all the mischief they can north of the Poto mac, and may, it is thought, attempt a raid in the southern counties of Pennsylvania. It is believed, to-night, that the wild stories so ex tensively circulated here last night and to-day of disaster to onr forces by encountering this rebel advance have little foundation in fact The extent of the news, it is believed, will be found to be that Gen. Crook was, after a sharp contest, compelled to fall back before a supe rior force, with no serious loss. The reported loss of guns does not appear to rest on anything more than tumor, and we have now counter reports that he saved all his gnns. The telegraph line is working west as far as Harper's Ferry, but is in exclusive use of the military authorities. Trains are running safely to Frederick and Harper's Ferry. There is no excitement here, and very little apprehension, though, of course, proper pre cautionary measures are in progress. THE RAID ON THE MONTGOMERY AND WEST POINT RAILROAD. The following has been received from Gen. Rousseau's expedition: "Marietta, Ga., July *24, 18<U.? To the As iistant Adjutant General, District of Tennessee: We arrived here day before yesterday, and have been eminently successful, and have ex ecuted the orders of Gen. Sherman to the let ter. Our loss does not exceed twelve in killed and wounded. I start to-day for Nash ville." On the 22d, Gen. Sherman announced, in a circular to his army, that Gen. Rousseau tiad been entirely successful. The important expedition against tbe Mont gomery and West Point railroad, the success of which is thus officially announced, was projected by Gen. Rousseau when Gen. Sher man was preparing to depart on his great raid through Mississippi, in tbe early part of this year. Dot for various military reasons its exe cution was postponed until the presentmonth. On the .'JOth ultimo Gen. Sherman revived the project, as an important auxiliary to his grand movement upon Atlanta, his object being to cut the railroad between Columbus, Ga., and Montgomery, Ala., so effectually as to destroy permanently the rebel communications be tween those points. Abundant preparations were made for the destruction of tbe ties, rails, bridges, culverts, water tanks, d^pot buildings, locomotives, arsenals, Government machine shops, Ac. ADDITIONAL FOREIGN NEWS. Farther Point, July 28 ?The Belgian re ports that the steamer Hausa arrived out on the 15th inst. A letter from Calais says that the Confede rate steamer Rappahannock, at that port, . had judgment pronounced against her bv the Boulogne Chamber of Commerce for com mercial debts contracted by her captain and officers; that the Board attempted to fix the notice of sale, but that they were prevented by the captain, and had to draw up a process "verbal." Captain Semmes was traveling incognito in Ireland. PANO GERMAN AFFAIRS. It is confirmed that Denmark has proposed an armistice with a view to peace negotiations. Tbe belief is generally entertaineu that a peace will soon be concluded. It is reported that King Christian proposes in the peace propositions to include the transfer of the Danish navy, on condition of his re maining King of Denmark, under the protec tion of the German Confederation. The new Danish Ministry nave sent a mes sage to the Rigsraad, of which the following is summary: "The King, deeming that men unconcerned in late events would be better able to save our Fatherland, has decided upon a change of ministers. "We hope to obtain the confidence of the Rigsraad and of the people. Otherwise we shall be powerless to lay down a programme at present. It would be impossible to do so. The new ministers can only give assurance that, in taking their stand firmly upon legal ground, tney will never advise the King to adopt an illegal measure." The message con cludes by saying that Ministers will consider it tbeir mission to uphold the independence of Denmark. The Independence Beige asserts that the King of Denmark has invoked and obtained the intervention of the Emperor Napoleon. commercial. Liverpool, July 15.?Cotton?Sales of the week 113,000 bales, inclndlng 36,000 bales to speculators and 24,000 bales to exporters. The market is buoyant, with an advance of \ aid. per lb. on the week. The sales to-day (Friday) were 10,000 bales, including 3,000 to specula tors and exporters, the market closing buoyant and unchanged at the following authorized quotations:?Orleans fair nominal, middling 31 ?d; Mobile fair nominal, middling 31 &d; Upland fair nominal, middling 31?d. Stock in port 212,000 bales, of which 1,750 are Ameri can. Breadstuff's?The market is quietand steady. Wheat firmer and upward. Provisions?The market is firm, with an up ward tendency. Later from Enrope. New York, July 26.?The steamer Scotia has arrived from Liverpool, with dates to the lttth. The Africa arrived out on the 15th and the City of Manchester on the 16th. The reported naval engagement between the Kearsarge and another rebel steamer was un true. The Kearsarge and Sacramento are both off Dover. A delegation of southern sympathizers had Waited on Lord Palmerston and urged him to mediate in American affairs. Palmerston re plied that he did not think the moment op portune. A truce has been agreed to between Denmark and the Germans until July 2lst. The U. S. frigate Niagara was cruising off Start Point on the 13th. There is nothing from Jersey to confirm the fifht between the pirate Florida and any other vessel. The report was received on a steamer just as she was sailing for South ampton. Another rebel steamer, "General Lee," is reported to have joined the pirate Florida in the English channel. A rumor was current at Cherbourg that the Federal and Confederate officer* had agreed on a sea fight off Cherbourg within ten days. ^ _ The London Herald says thai Mason had an unofficial Interview with Palmerston. He was introduced by Mr. Lindsay. Tnemeeting waa satisfactory to all parties, and the with drnwal by Lindsay of his intended reoognition motion in Parliament is ssld to harne been the result of the Interview, Lord Palmerston bavmg given a sort of implied promise to sapport the motion at a more opportune moment. The Time* notices in its city article a con tinued great demand for Federal securities. It is confirmed that Denmark proposed the truce, but nothing is known as to the terms or concessions offered. It ft* reported that the Danes were repulsed while attempting a landing at Dalbreck and Frederlckshaven. The rebel loan to-day touched 80* and closed at about 78. The advices Arom Bio Janeiro am to Junes. Oeffee is quoted 7*OOOn7?lQO for good firsts e toe k begs. 1 The <'Feace"Cerrespeadeace?Allele Irfea ?>f'?. H, Benders. BrrrJ.i.O, July 26?TI* following des Satch Has beea received hers from fee Clifton. Loaie: i ? "1 Vend for the XMottated Press a copy ot my dispatch to Mr. Greeley: ?*'fo Htm. Bcracf OrttUy: What did jnatttu when too remarked to me, In preeenoe of K?)tr Hay, that yoa Hoped that we would aot tatat we (yon) were ail blackguards1 I oertauily thought yon wanted me to nnderstand that you thought President Lincoln was. G. N. 8awdbm.? '? From San Francisco?Shipment of Trea* ? are. Saw F*A?OIIWO? Jnly >?\ ?The steamer Con - stirutlon sailed for Panama to-day with MO passengers and ?2,158.600 In cold, incuding ?150,000 for Europe, and #500,000 on Govern ment account. The opposition steamer America s&tied to day with 500 passengers and ?30,000 in trea sure. Mining stocks are lower again. From Harrisbarg. HaaaiBBCBU, July m.?Maj. Gen. Coach has advised the State authorities that all com panies tendered for one year's sortie* may be received and attached temporarily to the one hnndred days organisation. All quiet on the Upper Potomac. Four Persons Drowned. Provtdbkcs, R. I., Jnly Four persons were drowned in Newport harbor yesterday by the upsetting of a boat. VOLUNTEERS, SUBSTITUTES AMD DRAFTED MEJI. Although we have heretofore given consid eration to the rights, duties and incident** ari sing under the enrollment laws, we are admon ished by frequent communications and inqui ries that there are many cltix?iis under exercise of mind upon the subject who have not yet paid sufficient attention to the matter, or prop erly understood that which has been said about It. "We therefore give the following synopsis of the requirements of the law, embracing some things hitherto touched upon aud others not yet noticed: First. The exemptions of the original act to fathers of motherless children twelve years M age, to some members of families in which others are in service, to sons who are the sup port of aged and destitute parents, and for other similar causes, are no longer allowed. Second. The commutition clause, by whioM a person who was drafted might be released upon payment of three hundred dollrrs, is repealed, with a single excepuon in the case of persons conscientiously opposed to bearing arms, who may commute upon payment of thiee hundred dollars, or otherwise be con sidered as non-combatant," and if drafted be held to service for hospital duty, or in the care of freedmen. Persons physically incapa ble of duty are exempted upon surgical exam ination. Third. The division of citizens Into two classes, tbe second class not being liable to service until the first class was exhausted, 13 abolished, and all citizens liable are enrolled in tbe same class and may be held to similar service. Fourth. The age of liability to draft is be tween twenty and forty-five years. Fifth. Volunteers may be received who are between the age6 of eighteen and forty five years. Youths between sixteen and eighteen years may be received with the consent of their parents or guardians. The enlistment of boys under sixteen years of a?e is a military often*? in the officer who recruits them, who may he punished therefor. Sixth. Volunteers, whether white or colored, receive the Government bounty, according to the time for which they agree to serve. For one year, ?100 . for two years, r.K>0 ; for three years, $300. These amounts are paid in instal ments. To a one year s volunteer, when mus tered in, $33 31; to a two years' recruit, S06 06; to a three years' recruit, sil?i). Two other in stalments are to oe paid to the volunteer or his representatives during the term of service. Seventh. The mcntbly pay of a private, either volunteer, substitute or drafted man, is sixteen dollars a month. Non-commissioned and commissioned officers receive an increased pay beyond the rates which were allowed be fore the last session of Congress. Eighth. Drafted men receive no bounties from the Federal Government, and we presume they will not receive any from the town or county to which they belong. Ninth. Substitutes for dralted men, or for men liable to draft, furnished in advance of the draft, receive no bounties from the Gov ernment. Tenth. Representative substitutes for per sons not liable to draft, are considered as vol unteers, and receive the Federal and munici pal bounties, and whatever their principal agrees to pay them. Eleventh. Volunteers and representative substitutes may be mustered in for one, two, or three years, as they may elect. Twelfth. Substitutes for drafted men, or men liable to draft, may be accepted for one, two or three years, according to the time that the principal would have to serve, or as he may engage them. Thirteenth. Representative substitutes for persons not liable to draft may be persons who are liable to draft. Fourtetnth. Substitutes for persons liable to dratt, furnished before drafting, must not them selves be liable. They may either be aliens, veterans or sailor?, who have served two years and been honorably discharged, or the citi/.eue of the States In rebellion, or the slaves of rebel owners. Fifteenth. The principal shall be exempt from dratt during tbe time that the said sub stitute is not liable to draft, cot exceeding the time for which the substitute shall be ac cepted. ? Sixteenth. The United States no longer pays premiums for the procuration of recruits. Seventeenth. Men furnished under the call of July 18, ltd, whether enlisted for one, two or three years, as well as all excess or defici ency of three years' men on caJls heretofore made, will count man for man. The equal ization of the amount of militury set vie ren dered by the different StateB and parts d? States will be effected hereafter. Eighteenth. A substitute for an enrolled man is credited, and, therefore, deducted from tbe quota of the locality he enlists in. Nineteenth. An enrolled man furnishing aa alien as a substitute is exempt lor the time of service of the substitute; unless the alien be comes a citizen, or declares his intention to be come so, in which case the substitute is liable to drait, and his principal likewise. Twentieth. A man may enli6t in the army or navy for three years as a substitute. If in the navy, he must be twenty-three years old. Twenty-first. Recruiting agents in Rebel States must have a letter of appointment from . the State Executive. The particular field of a State in which the ageat is to operate is to be specified in the letter of appointment. All re cruiting agents will be subject to the rules and articles of war. It is made the duty of the commanding officers of rendezvous, to order back to his State or arrest and hold for trial, as he may deem| best, any recruiting agent who shall commit lrands upon tbe Government or recruits, or who shall- violate the instructions issued to govern this recruit ment, or be guilty of any offense against mili tary law. No man shall be recruited who is already in the military service as a, soldier, teamster, laborer, guide, <cc., or who is so em ployed by tbe military authorities as to be of importance to military operations. Recruits procured under this privilege must be deliv ered by the recruiting agents at one of the following named rendezvous, namely:?Camp Casey, Washington, 1). C., for Northeast Vir ginia- Camp near Fortress Monroe for South east Virginia; Camp Newbern, N. C? for North Carolina: Camp Hilton Head, S. C, for South Carolina and Florida; Camp Vicksbnrg, Miss., for Mississippi; and Camp Nashville, Tenn., for Georgia and Alabama. Twenty-second. If it is desired to put any of the volunteer recruits from the rebellious Elates into service as substitutes before or after tbe draft, they mu6t be sent without expense to the Government by the recruiting agent to the district in which tbe principal is enrolled, and there be mustered in by the Provost Marshal, who will Issue the proper substitution papers. It is made tbe duty of commanding officers to afford to recruiting agents all such facilities as tbey can provide, without detriment to the public service, and to prevent recruiting by unauthorized parties. Twenty-third. Tbe enlistment ol hundred day men does not operate to rednoe the liabili ty of the district from which he volunteer*. But if any hundred day man is draft** his hundrWl day's service counts in reducing Ms term or service. Twenty-fourth. Although tbe volunteers are taken for one, two er three years, u>e drar. is for one year. There is sufficient in these statements, me think, to arouse the attention every old sen to the necessity of dolng^' ^ ?n or liable to be to take cave et himself.?/n<?utr<r _ a servant girl, hearing the lady of the honse ask herhusband to bring "Dombey aad Slip with him when he came home to dinner, laid two extra plates on the table for the sup posed ?7"Tfce Bellman of Watertown, Mass., an nouncing a temperance meeting, said It woel* be addressed by six women "who had never (poken belore.'' ?ST Jtoslta, the female rope-daa?ert wt>i ?joss Niagara Falls on a Ught-rope neat kugust W A nice thing in bonnets??he wearer's ace.

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